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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 29, 1943
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL. 1, No. 5 U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA April 29, 1943



A. & R. Orchestra Their Homes All-Oul Against Axis

'. Over 73% Of$ Station

Needs More Men '!"'" -.
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And InstrumentsComdr. ,-' r:,. or I Personnel Sign Under





Lieut. Laflin. Rhodes Band Names Officer; Bond Allotment Plan


AI Love Is ConductorThe
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new A. Sc R. combination s Garden Contest On Supply First To Hit
wing band and concert orchestra r r1.fl4 rM
moved closer to completion this 100%; Personnel Is

week as Commander Braxton Station Lee Cecil Close Second With 99
Rhodes USN, A. &:: R. officer, ap- ,
pointed Lieut. Lloyd A Laflin,
USNR, aa band officer. iL The most recent ship launchedby :
Under the baton of Albert Love, j! Fields Is Started the War Bonds Office, the April
"War Bonds .
:AM3c, a musician of many years ] by Allotment" campaign
experience, the A, & R. orchestra Jacksonville Business Firms will tie up in dry dock tomorrow
has been in rehearsal for more ) night when the drive
than a month. Although the new j Donate $170 in War Bonds closes. So far more than 73 percentof

musical aggregation Is rapidly tak- And Stamps As Prizes the station personnel have en-
musicians rolled in the drive and the goalof
ing ,
shape more are
needed to round out both the swing I 1t. E With the event of spring the, at least 80 percent was expectedto
and concert groups, Lieut. Laflin Housing Project's spring garden be reached by the end of the
.aid. I I contest at the Main Station, Lee week.

Those who have had musical ex- Field and Cecil Field is again underway The Supply Department becamethe

perience in civil or naval life and These four bluejackets, all Seamen, second' class, at this Station have I and all Indications point toa first and only division of the
who wish to Join the A. & R. or- the rare honor of being members of famine with six sons serving In close finish for first place. Main Station to reach the 100 per
chestra should contact Love in the the armed forces of the United States. Left to right, they are: C. A number of the housing pro- cent mark in all of its separate

Pattern Store Room A. & R. Shop Gang!, C. P. Mayes, R. G. Barrs, and J. D. Kyle. All except Kyle, who ject tenants already have their units and offices Personnel Department
No. 23. Violin, viola, cello, flute Is in the Ordnance and Gunnery department, are stationed In the Naval flower and vegetable gardens well which gave Supply a
and trombone players are particularly Air Technical Training Center. underway, and many an enlisted long and hot fight for the goal,
nee d e d. Enlisted men, II man is seen putting in double duty is second best with 99 percent of
WAVES and civilians are eligiblefor after working hours in the rear of its men signed up.
membership. 4 Sailors Here Members Of 6-Star War his home. Rival departments and group

Members already In the orches- The contest will close about the chairmen have been working industriously
tra are: Love pianist; H. Hirsch, middle of :May and the results will in an attempt to win
S2c, trumpet; W. D. Gibbs, AM3C, Families; 13 Have 4 Brothers In Service be judged by a committee consist- the honor knocked off by Supply
trumpet; J. M. Sheldon, AMM3c, ing of the Commandant, Executive last night. To date 11 of the 26
clarinet; C. F. Moore, S2c, drums; Officer, Assistant to the Executive departments have reached or passed .
M. J. Oren AMM3C, guitar; W. J. Barrs Kyle Gang! And Mayes Hold Unusual Dis- Officer and the Public the station goal of 80 percent,
Blake, AM2c, guitar and vocalist; Works Officer. Lee and Cecil I and 13 others are over the :50 per-
q Dl Giorgi, vocalist; R. H. Shelfout, tinction; Survey Also Reveals Lieut. Comdr. Field Housing Projects will be i cent mark.

'\i AMM3c clarinet: J E. Johnson, judged by their respective com New 100-percenters among the
.. Shields Has Twin Brother Of Same Navy RankBy '
S2c. trumpet mandant, Senior Squadron Com individual units within station de-

w. .'r. The following men have expressed mander and Public Works Mana- \ partments totaled 36 offices. Fourof
a desire to join the orchestra, BERNARD KAHN, A. S. the eight Yard Departmentunits
ger.Eighteen
but do have instruments Or- of Jacksonville's leading ,
not : I : Police Fire. Boat
Six Star war families are few and tar between in some places, but Training
val Buckler, AM3c. clarinet, N. J. business firms have helped to and Docks & Ferries were 100 per
Naval Air Station. II
not at the Jacksonville
a Gilles, AM3c, string bass M. R. interest in this
; cent enrolled while Seaman Guard
; ,
A survey of the Station made through a notice in the Plan of the offering total of $170 inprizes,
Dean, AM2c, F. W. Bur- a I
trumpet the Commandant's
: Band Yard Of-
,
Barrs S2c J. D. S2c Charles
disclosed 1 that S2c R. G. Kyle. Gangi
Day
to be paid out in the form of War )
o gi, saxophone, and J. LaRocca, fice and the Boat House were 95.
and S2c C. P. Mayes are members of families with six sons fightingfor
Bonds and War Bond Stamps
saxophone j 80, 80 and 45 per cent, respectively -
Uncle Sam
Throughout the entire period of
Those who know where those
Barrs of O. & G is the only I
the contest and at the final time
men can secure instruments are
tloned here. His brother, Daniel Additional 100
of the six of Mr. and Mrs. percenters an-
one sons
of the judging flowers, vegetables
asked. to contact Al Love J.V. Barrs, 259: Sunset Drive, D. Patterson, is a first lieutenantin and the general neatness of the I nounced last Tuesday were: A & R

atelyHoldHomeCourses--- Immedi-I South Miami, Fla, in the Navy. the army and his sister, Dorothy garden will be taken into account'I Flight Test Department and M,
The other brothers are Lieut. W M. Patterson, is a second lieu- with special attention being givento Training Department, VPB2 No. 1
Pvt. O tenant of the Army nurses. Moreover Gunnery Office and Personnel Office
I{, Barrs Army chaplain the vegetables. Any garden'
I M. Barrs, Sgt G A. Barrs, Sgt. his son, John D. Patterson, which Is not altogether the work of ; Marine Guard at the Naval
and PFC J. P. Barrs Jr, is an aviation cadet and his I Hospital; Shore Patrol Office and
R. C. Barrs, I the occupants of the house involved
For Navy WivesCooking all army. wife Mrs. Marie Patterson, is with such exceptions as the I Police; Cecil Field VSB No. 1
chairman of the Red Cross sew- Radar, Trouble Shooters, Radio
In contrast five of the six boysof Housing Officer may authorize in !
and sewing instructionsare Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gangi, 458: ing room on the Station. writing will be disqualified from Shop and Structures Department;
now available for the wives of rive Star Families Lifted Intelligence! Office enlisted Personnel -
Paulison avenue, Passaic, N. J., are the contest.
Naval personnel at the Dm.alCounty Bluejackets. They are CPO T. Following is a list of five star With the purchasing of canned ; Jr. BOQ Mess; Student Officer's -

Vocational school, 615 Gangi, AS W. Gangi, AS N. Gangi, families with one or more memo vegetables greatly curtailed by rationing Mess; NAOTC Personnel Of-
Ocean St. Jacksonville. S2c S. Gangi and C. Gangi of this bers aboard here it is expected that there fice and Utility Department.
who is in
Viola ,
Mrs., Humphries all Navy wives who Station. Another brother, S. Can- Ransom Powell, AerM3c, NAS, will be an exceptionally large par- Other 100% Units
charge interested urges to register Imme- gi, is a corporal in the Army. Jax, Van A. Powell, Sic, Navy I ticipation in this contest Other completely signed-up unitson
are since limited number Two Of Kyles In Navy Continued on page ttvra : -W. I. TENZER the station were NTS Platoon
diately only a It's two for the Navy and four ('.Heard .. pane t".
be accommodated in these
can for the Army in the family of Mr.
Movie Stars To Here
courses. and Mrs. D. H. Kyle, 1101 Penny- ; Entertain

Yesterday class was morning held In the the Home first peck Circle, Hatboro, Pa. They<; ---- --- .. .. Annapolis Air Base
cooking
are Sic T. A. Kyle and J. D. Kyle,
Economics which is located -
department Navy, and a quartet of soldiers, I cLn
the third floor of the
Vocational on school. Subsequent Staff Sgt.. H, J. Kyle, Pvt. J. V -r\ ; Plans SuspendedSecretary
Kyle, Pvt. R. J, Kyle and Pvt. E ;
classes will be held every Wednes-
A. Kyle.
day at 10 a. m. The Mayes boys leaned towardsthe i ir Knox Announces
classes held Mon-
Sewing are on
with C. P. the only I
Army, too
days, Wednesdays and Fridays sailor The Other brothers are C II Delay; 1943 Graduating
..',from 10 a. m. to 5 p m Individual I
./ instruction is also given to E. Mayes, H. A. Mayes, T. T Class Coming Here June 14
and H.Ma'es .
Mayes, A. R. Mayes R

.. those Further who request information it. about the all in khaki. They are the Secretary Knox has announcedthat
sons of Mr. and :Mrs. T. T. Mayes,
original plans for constructing
and classes be -
cooking sewing may street Petersburg .
601 W. Washington
secured by telephoning either Mrs. an air base near Annapolis for
Va.Thirteen.
,
aviation indoctrination of Naval
Margaret Buttetfield or Mrs.
stationed here
Humphries at :57703. men reported Academy graduates have been suspended
they are members of families
_, %jat-- temporarily and the entire"
with five In military uniform. 1943 class will be brought to NAS.

Jitterbug Contest A large number of families have Jacksonville on June 14, for this
four or three blood relatives in Instruction.The .

Set At Ship's Dance the Twins service.Lieut. CommandersOne z purpose of the indoctrination -

Aa a special May Day feature of the features of the station course is to familiarize the
newly-commissioned officers, who
for the Shlp'a Dance Saturday, '
survey was the discovery that will not become aviators, with the
May 1, there will be a Jitterbug
Commander E. M.
Lieutenant\
Balboa's procedure of aerial warfare and
contest with music by
Shields personnel officer, has a to give them as complete a knowledge S
Bluejackets twin brother in the Navy who '. of aviation as is practicable.Since .
2100 2130!
Time- -
holds the same rank. lie is Lieutenant aviation has become an

Place-Malnside Lieut Auditorium Randall W. Commander M. L. Shields, integral part of the Navy, all naval ,
Judges -
on sea duty In the Pacific. 4 Rs officers must know aviation lan-
\
Weeks, A-VS) USNR; Lieut.Henry
J. Rotrige, ChC-VS) and Gold braid run In the family of l. a guage. They must know from actual -

Lieut. (Jg) Ellen V. Littlejohn, Commander C. H. Duborg, a na- ,.::. ., :.. experience in flying in every
..... ._.
W-VS) USNR. tive of Reno, Nevada, now at this type of plane what performancecan
Prizes wilt be awarded. Station. There's also Lieutenant Beautiful Brenda Joyce, one of Hollywood' glamorous movie stars, and be expected in actual combat
. <,4J> This is a unique contest There Commander F. R. Duborg, at sea, William Gargan, noted actor, will appear In the main station audi- and what the pilot himself is upagainst.

la only one rule: "get a date andcome Ensign R. W. Duborg, at sea, and torium Monday night at 1900 and 2100. They will appear at the Heretofore such knowledge .
to the dance." The music Lieut. G. F. Duborg, who is attending NATTCenter Tuesday night Mla Joyce and Gargaa are the featured was confined to the officer
start at 2030 so come in plentyof Indoctrination school here. stars with the USO Show, "Funzaflre" which also Include Benny with flying status or to the officer
time to get warmed up before Likewise the Patterson are offi Meroff, his 10 piece i band and 25 other Hollywood and Broadway with a particular interest in

the big event at 2100 sharp. cers. Lt. John D. Patterson U ta- tertalners. the subject.










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e.Two JAX AIR NEWS April 29,' 1943



Several Hundred Lookout, A.\isf These Boys Have Your Numbers Dan ,Cupid. : Works



More Air Gunners J Overtime Here-!



Complete CourseChester Eleven Are Married. At

All Saints St. Edwards .

E. Slezak Sets New Chapels Easter Weekend'


Station Record With 46 Dan Cupid worked overtime at

? the. Naval Air Station last week
Has Out Of f 50 Shots; .. as eleven marriage ceremonieswere

Queeneville Has Top Grade 4t1 A conducted in the All Saints
and St. Edwards Chapels Saturday

"Bundles of bad news"-several r s and Sunday. ,
.
hundred of them, completed their va Marriages Saturday, April 24,

primary gunnery training at the > TUN1S A 4,572t were;
Naval Air Gunners School this last w Edward- Boucher to Elizabeth G,
fortnight and in a few short weeks t S. McLean; Edward L. Hell, Pvt., .

more will be able to match wits, USMC, to Helen -Rosenberger;
and bullets with the best of our Robert M. Gilbert, Pvt., USMC,
RE9,75te
enemies.A r' to Gloria Denniston; M.. H. Mat-
new station record for the fix mlMO =-__.---_. tocks, Pvt., USMC -to Gloria A.
COW 4,737w
ed machine gun-46 hits! of a possible Adler.
50 in a ten-inch bullseye- Those married on Easter Sundaywere

was set by Marine Pfc Chester E. :
Sigulrd J. Simonson, Second
Slezak who was graduated No. 2
,
Lieut. USMCR to Marie Elizabeth
man in his class with a final grade ,
cf 3.72. Another Marine, Corp. Tegenfeldt; John E. Saunders,
Lieut. USNR to Ann Lee Court-
,
Eugene R. Queeneville, stood first
Ii1tILIP1a. land Slnik AMMlc to
George ,
: ;
In honors with a grade of 3.77. ; .
Violet Bradford Kenneth
Commander E. E. Dolecek, com ; Clugs-
manding officer of the NAGS a ton; S2c, to Olive H. Pollock; Sam-
Water uel N. Gwin to Constance G. '
station at Yellow personally -
presented diplomas to the ten Baird;. Sidney Ma this to Gwendo
lyn Dowling; Joseph Redondo,
honor men in each class. They are:
Pvt., USMC, to Rose M. Cinque-
Company 20-43 Queeneville,
Eugene R., Corp.. 3.77; slezak'l gr nl.
---- --
Chester E.. Pfc, 3.72; Hart, ?
Aom3c, 3.59; St. John, Charles B.. !

Pfc. 3.59; Ducey, John T., ArmSc. Commercial

3.58; Forbes, Donald I, Aom3c, .

358; Amos, Poindexter M., Jr..
Pfc. 3.5S; Bucknavage, Michael B., Bulletin"
Aom3c, 3.57; Robison, Richard B.. Hitler and Illrohlto, here we come! These sailors with newly-sewed third class petty officer ratings on

Pfc, 3' 57; Haller Harold C., I their sleeves have their ea bags packed and are on their way to Join the fleet after graduating from the
AomSc, 3.55.Company I Aviation Ordnance School at the Naval Air Technical Training Center here The milepost on Yorktown This special feature will appear

21. 43 Dominique, Avenue In the training center area might indicate their. probable destination. each week offering readers of the

Earl A.. Amm3c, 3.56; Bockman, Jax Air News the advantages of

John H.. Amm3c, 3.53 Turner, a classified ad column. Items for
;
William J., Amm3c, 3.50; Gordy, Change To Summer Uniforms Taxes Over 73% Of Station this column are published free of

Robert K., Aom3c, 3.50; Tyler, I Personnel Signs Up charge and should reach the editorial -
K. Amm3c 3.46 Komo- office, Room 221, Administration -
George ;
dowski, Henry E., Amm3c, 3.45; :I Capacity Of Air Station LaundryHuge : C.*iliBf4 fr.B page ... Annex, not later than Tuesday -

Davidson, Albert D.. Amm3c, 3.45; 112-C, and 113; Personnel Office; noon the week of publication.

Capanna, Thomas, AmmSc, 3.45; VPB2 No. 1 Material Store Room, ".OR'RF..NT

Biela, Robert J., Aom3c, 3.42; Volumn of Work Turned Out Weekly At Ordnance, Hanger Detail, Second Double room with twin beds, 3967

Burkholder, John T, Aom3c, 3.42 Small Cost Plant Here Labor TurnoverBig i Plane Div. and Barracks Detail; Herschel Street 2-3028.
Company 22-43-Hanlin, Charles By ; i Main Side Post Office Directory; Double room with adjoining bath

L,,AMM3c, 3.61; Tefft, Leon J. Problem T-5 Sec. 2; VPB2 No. 2 Student and cocking privileges for breakfast,
Jr., AMM3c, 3.55; Woltman Fred Mechanics and Instructors, and
-- 913 Wolf Street, 2- OO1. .
Jr., ARM3C, 3.54; Locascio, Giacomo By Robert Myer, Y2e : to new fields. Domestic laundryof Plane Div 1; VSB No. 1 Free
G., AMM3C. 3.53; Griggs, OtisR. enlisted men and their familiesis Gunners Flights L. & M., at Cecil Double room with twin beds, 3245

.. ARM3C, 3.47; White, Arnold PARM3c .. Thousands of men and officers, also prepared.' Field; VTB2 WAVES, and Mate- St. John Avenue, 7-5341.

3.46; Witko, Edward S." who' turned in almost 160,000 I Under the supervision of :Lieut. rial Store Room; VPB No. 1 Radio Large attractive room, twin beds .

ARM3c, 3.46; Leister, Richard H., pound of laundry a month duringthe i Joe A. Adams, the shop has increased Air Crewmen; Fire House No. 2; and connecting sun parlor. 2116: River-

AMM3C, 3.45; Ballmes, Robert J., winter have increased the r in efficiency greatly sincea Control Tower Operation aide Avenue 77251.

AOM3c, 3.44; Funk, Richard J, weight of their average bundle in year ago. New ventilation Though the opportunity to en- Double room, 2700 Hemh Street,

AMM3C, 3.42.Company the last three weeks by 60 per- I: equipment is expected to reduce roll in this allotment arrangement 2-5113.

23.43 Bacon, Frank. cent,. or a total of well over 250,000: the inside temperature much below for the purchase of War Bonds Room with use of entire house with,

AMM3c, 3.53; Canada, Woodard G... pounds. : the 110 degree heat of last sum- will always be open to the men one or two meal 4516 Redwood Avenue -

AMM3c, 3.45; Burns, Norman D., As others change to summer of the station, the War Bonds Of- (nest Bollea School Ferry), 9-<(4(11,

AMM3c, 3.39; Silvas, Adolph G., forms and wear them more unl-I I mer.The time of delivery for Main fice has requested that every man ext. 23.One .
Bik John S. able to save 6.25: a month in these
AMM3c, 3.38; ,
larly, a greater increase is expected Side laundry was recently changed large bedroom and one small
AMM3c, 3.37 Crain, James C., I bonds sign up before the end of
:
from the officers and enlisted from 1800 to 1730, on Mondayand bedroom, nicely furnished 1746 Lan-
AMM3c, 3.35; Gargano, Mkhael A., personnel of the six individual !I Tuesdays. Often the laundryof April, tomorrow. Only those applications don avenue, 91991.
ARM3c, 3.35; Carter, Leroy E., fields or stations the Main Station I this personnel that is delivered dated April 30, will be
I counted In the nation-wide Two attractive! bedrooms with connecting
ARM3c 3.34: Kline, William J., compe-
serves. later in the week goes in with the
laundry
I tition the bases bath and all modern conveniences
ARM3c 3.34; Klasse Elliott J. next among Navy's ,
week's lot. Such a rigid
AMM3c. 3.33.New This shop, which employes more I ships and stations 4330 St. Johns Avenue 3-1305.\
schedule is to
accommodate -
f --- Sj ---- than 200 men and women, has a the other necessary units in The Civilian personnel has established Large corner room. 113 Greenwood
turn-over in personnel of 20 percent I sending a record, as 92.1 percent of Avenue, 3-3593.
their wash.Changes .
Books In each month because of the the workers have alloted more than Room, 3557 Herschel 2-302.
workers leaving for defense and I
$172,000 monthly from their wages.
Very large room, 3018 Riverside Avenue
Station other vital industries. This is the best record of any _
LibraryAgeton Of AddressPeter 25194. 5-
Serve Outlying Activities Naval Air Station in the United Nicely famished corner room. AdJoining -

The Naval Officer' The plant launders the clothingfor Seaman (yes, that's his States, which includes San Diego, bath twin beds In private 4

Guide; Broughton, Careers in Pub- the men and officers of Lee name), MM2c, his wife, Mrs Anna Corpus Christi Alameda, Quonset home. 3894 Herschel, 2-6376.
NATTC wellas Jane Seaman, and their son, Rob Point, Pensacola and Norfolk Naval for two three
lic Relations: The new profession; Field, Cecil Field, as Very large room or
The Cambridge, History of American the Main Side officers, Marines ert, occupied 1410B, NAS housing Air Stations who ran behind and smaller bedroom 2601 Park Street,
this station in that order.
Literature. 3 vols.; Diamond, and bluejackets. It also does the project, on April 21. 77968.
A Primer of Blueprint Reading; flat work and mattress covers of William Joseph Fritsch, ACM, Anxious For Good Showing Double room with t"lnlf and private -

Driscoll, War Discovers Alaska; the BOG's, Naval I Air Gunners vacated 3539B, Dewey Park on "Artemus L, Gates, assistant sec! bath. 2245 St. Johns Avenue',
I'I'&ksteln April 24. His forwarding addressIs retary of the Navy for air, con-
In Peace Japan Breeds School, and Naval Training Station 7-5341.
War; Falk, From Perry to Pearl plus the station's athletic c/o J. Hollins, Rt. No 4, Box gratulated the station workers, Two bedrooms with connecting both,
Harbor: the Struggle for Supremacy equipment. I 759, Jacksonville, Florida. I through Captain S. J. Michael, 3934: DuPont Circle, 2-<<(12.
Tilbert Ledbetter CBM upon the splendid showing in the
in the Pacific. Reagan I
Comparing the output of this nationwide FOR SALE
Fosdick On Being a Real Person vacated 1342A, NAS Housing ProJ- competition.
;
unit with similar establishments,
Freeman Lee's Lieutenants ect on April 22. His forwarding I Ensign Illes in charge of the Helbroa aviator's lapse wilst watch'
; :
I Charles A. Posner, Scale, one of address Is U.S.N.A.S. Box 11, Fort War Bonds office and who directed and KrcUler band, $S5: .00. G. W. Van,
a Study in Command v. 1 & 2;
the floor said: "firms .
managers Lauderdale, Florida. the civilian campaign last winter ext. 8400.
Grimwood, American Ship Models
I of comparable size and personnelin said: "We are anxious to makeas Miscellaneous bedroom fvrnltui
Lewis C. Kaw, AM3c, his wife
and How to Build Them; Hambro,
towns do not turn
surrounding good a showing in percentageof Mrs. Strean, 2-1706.
Beatrice and their family have occupied
How to Win the Peace; Hamilton,
out the that this plant
quantity enrollments
the enlisted
3641A Dewey Park since among WANTEDTo :
Appeasement's Child: the Franco "
handles
weekly i and commissioned personnel did
26.Chailie. as
Regime in Spain; Kennedy, Palmetto Asked what would help speed up April Lathrop Holder, AMM2c, the civilians of the station. Onlya and from .tat I on. M. Saunders,
Country; Kanning. Quantitative the of laundering, E. B. few divisions remained below 21st and Liberty. "A" shift DUHrlc/
Analysis; Lee, Fighter Facts process and his wife Hazel have occupied
Nelson Seale former downtown the 50 percent mark, but they were Accessory Shop.
and Fallacies; Lyons, Stories of a 1221B, NAS Housing Project since
American Patriotic laundry manager said: April 22.Navy expected to be much higher by Setting mnchlne In A-l condition, preferably -
cur
Songs
electric but would consider
With Music). "By sewing, or tying handkerchiefs --i I Friday evening
( .
The Jacksonville station is proud treadle. Mrs. A. R. NIUiol, 4&6 PInewood
Macintire, Refrigeration and eocks together, Keeping
EnginEering Radio Programs of the Naval Air Gunners Schoolat Hood Phone 2-8680.
Massock, Italy From black and white socks in separate '
Within; Owen Look Forward, bundles, and by plainly stencilingall These radio programs" will be Yellow Water, which was the To buy a washing matMnf-rM F.

Warrior; PrAtt, The Navy has clothing, the process of mark- broadcast by Jacksonville stations first station in the United statesto RobciKon.; MMlc. of Hangar 133, Inter

Wings; Quintanilla A Latin American ing, washing, and sorting could be from the Natal Air Station achieve the 100 percent mark. tin Overhaul, A. and R. :Telephone
---- -- -* ftf- l.xl. 732 738
Speaks; Rent, A Democratic considerably speeded up. : or t'OC\Ir
Manifesto; Roberts, The U. S. "Though there is a constant Friday UMAX (2100-2130)) Horn Honkers Warned
Two watches and one pilr slcclacles: .
Natal Air Technical Training
of clothingin
Navy Fights; Robinson. Fantastic check of each piece
Interim: a hindsight history of every operation, which keeps a Center auditorium, "N a v y Unnecessary blowing of automobile Owner can recover W. property by
Identifying It at Dlirctory Station Post;
American manners morals and tally of the number of pieces, nameof \\lngs. horns on the Station has

mistakes between Versailles and owner, name of worker time Saturday \\MI1K (2000- brought the following sharp warn- Office .
--- --- ---
Pearl Harbor; Thompson Dorothy, and date of receipt and delivery, it 2030)) Main Station auditorium, ing from the Executive Officer:
mislaid "Suing With The Navy" "The sounding of automobile horns Pictures For Officers
Listen,. Hans. often happens that pieces are !-
Fiction ," said Nelson. "If the men Sunday-U'PDQ (1930-2000)) on the Station other than ae a Navy training pictures are

Allen The Forest and the Fort; would stencil their clothing plainlythis All Saints Chapel, ",s.,.y "elf- traffic signal, must stop. Using shown each; Thursday evening at
the horns for other 2000 in the Mess Hal), Junior .
Brand Field would not happen so frequently IMrs any purpose
SiUertip's Roundup; ,
B.O.Q. All officers are invited.
Tu..day-\\JIIP (2100-2130)) such! as signalling persons in the
Gibbe he added.
Powder Valley Vengeance; ...
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Natal Air Technical Training B.O.Q.'s, Barracks or other Station
The Amazing Summer; Litvinoff, Sent To Transferred MenA
ivy, Moscow Mystery; Lowndes, further service offered by the Center auditorium, "Natal Air buildings is prohibited. Offenderswill Terry Schedule Charged; I'

What of the Night?: McCormick, laundry I Is the forwarding of the Station Concert Hand" has been have their cats barred from Bollea) School Ferry Boat will

November Storm; Warren, Only Kundlfs of laundry to men transfer camelled on account of clecl lop the Station for a period "of ten l leave the Alt ,Station' at. 1655 Instead -
the Valiant. ied from the station to sea or return days for the first offense. of at 1650.











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Up The Ladder


Advancements 'In'RatingsAt 1:


NASI Jacksonville


1. Following is a final list of Jack- I -
onvllle Naval Air Station enlisted
men advanced in rating,'as Indicated
effective April 1, 1943:
To SClc (B)-Carl R. Gray, 'l 1P
,
Walter: E. Mains, Myles C. Webb. ,, "
To SC2c Amos W. Alien,
George R. Banks, William C.
Dempsey, Douglas D. Richardson, J.
J. C. Rodgers Charles II. Tipple. ,
To SC3c-Wayne W. Barto. Ro- {

land E., Bergeron, Edward F. Bowers ,
Raymond D. Caton, Rocco S. <
Cavalier, Donald D. Clemons, Rich A nicotine hound keen Iho farm H* did not pay h.M
ard C. Cole, James H. Crosson, .
his d
"A smoke tilUr will To the sparks from we .
taps
John J. English, Arnold P. Gang- Thought harm., (Thai loud n.ii. u the lire alarm!)
ness Aaron Gelfand Samuel J, not
Godwltz, Kermit E. Jones, George
,Kyrlages, Robert F. Lynch, Man

uel Mattos, Stephen E. Miklosey, Fiddle Sextuplets Born Brenda And William
Champions Joyce Gargan
Jr., Peter C. Molotzak, John R. I
Sales Edward M Sharkey, DavidW. (
If some Communications department -

rome. Sinclair A. Wissman., Ossie L. Stout, Je- I Marines On RadioReturn be in a frenzy personnel of curiosity seemed one to Will Appear Here With "Funzafire"Celebrated

To BKR3c-LeRoy W. Anderson, day this week, you could hardly
Robert B. Ballard, Leo J. Dowling, Appearances Head- have blamed them. Movie Stars
Erhard E. H. Eckert, Raymond
Over the wires came a routine
J. Futhey, Willard Nennstlehl, ,line Friday's Show; Other telegram, which read: Join USO Musical Cast; Old 'HoeDown'Is
Jack W. Rousek, Gilmore T. Whit- Station Programs Are Announced "Mother and SIX children doIng -
ney. fine." Meroff Is Also Included
To STlc-"-Robert L. Turner.To ,I The word was parsed I Then a Featured At
ST2c-Richard F. Richardson bit of disclosed Two celebrated. Hollywood film
Return appearances of the Marine private new&hawklng -
that the little mother of stars, Brenda Joyce and William
Quartet and the fiddle champions Smoker
W. Hassell. TonightString
Samuel
10 ST3c- of Florida and Virginia will sextuplets is also the heroine of Gargan, will entertain personnelon
To CK2c-Frank E. Elms. headline Friday's Air Station radioproram her home town. She saved her the station when they appear
To CK3c-James F. Bradley, G. over Station WJAX at home and others In the neigh- with the USO show, "Funzafire"on
D. Eichelberger, Joseph L. Garrett 2100. borhood from lire. In recognition Monday and Tuesday nights. Swingsters Fiddle

Reed Harris, Dock Mitchell F., Bandmaster Robert French and of this, the North Carolina Volunteering for this appearance Players and 'Many Vocalists
James R. Preston. Reginald
the Naval Air Technical Training community planned a special last Friday, both Miss Joyce and Appear Program
on
Ruffin, Theophelis Shephard Leroy
Center band will also be featuredin celebration In her honor and I Gargan will stay with the show

Woods.To StMlc-Gadson Black, Jr., the broadcast which will origi- named It "Gretchen Day." until it reaches Camp Wheeler, All the embellishments) of an old-
auditorium. But, alas! Gretchen, a record- I Ga. 10. Prior to'
Joe N. Johns, John L. Montgomery.The nate from the NATTC on May coming fashioned "Hoe-down" will be pre.
following men weie ad. Buddy Balbo and the Navy breaking multiple mother and a here they played for service men sented tonight when the Victory
vanced or changed in rating during swing band will be the feature of popular heroine combined, was at Camp Gordan, Ga. the Navy Smoker convenes for the sixth timeon
March and April: Saturday's broadcast over WMBRat indisposed and could not appear. Yard at Charleston Marine Base Mason Field, at 1930, with
To Sic-Herman G. Carstens, 2000 from the Main Station She's the pet Dashchund of at Parris Island, and at Camp Billy Read as "MC" and Chaplain

Jasper E. Crawford.To auditorium. Lieut. (jg) Vernon Sechrle of Blanding. "Cy" Rotrige, in charge.
Sp (M)3c-Robert H. Eagle, Sunday from the All Saints A native of Missouri, Miss Joyce String Swingsters from the
Edward R. Minis, Alvah L. Rea Chapel Frank Marstellar: will direct Public Relations Office was an advertising model before NATTCenter composed of fiddle,
both the Naval Air Station 'I The name of the puppies' papa going Into pictures. Noted for guitar, and banjo players will pre.

gan.To PhoM2c-Albert C. Fowler, Grand choir and the WAVES choir hasn't been announced.-R, M. her beauty, she was selected for sent a unique feature entitled,
Glenn Stinnett. in a program to be heard over "The Rains Came" because the "When They Put the Radio Out) in
To Y3c-Edith C. Petrie. I Grand Choir and the WAVES choir The number of instructive rounds producer wanted an unknown ac- the Hen House", plus their own
band scheduled to takeTuesday's
To I'hM3c-Paul P. Durden Clarence I previously II fired on the Station Ordnance and version of "Red River Valley".
broadcast from i
over
Hamm, Carl M. Jones, Mark: A. Reid Gunnery Range averages 85,000 a The "Cham-pee-on" fiddle play.
WJHP 2100 will not be heardon
at
Henry C, Stancllff: Allen Stanvtl\-Hay.: week. I Two Shows Nightly ers of Florida and Virginia, Richard
Jr., Thomas: W. Teet, Maurice T. account of election returns. Brenda Joyce, William Gar- E. Peacock ''Sea2c, and 'Pvt.
Thompson. Kenneth V. Wilson.To gan and the entire ".'unZAllre"show John Kautz. USMC, will lead the
'Halo-Arthur G; Remnet. Jr., I New Box Number Mail Addresses On will appear In the main string ensemble. Adding color to
Charles S. Schulman station auditorium at 7 and 9 the barnyard festival, Pvt. Bill
Final March List p. m. :Monday and again Tuesday Stockwell, USMC, formerly of Cot
Following Is a final list of Jack- This Station Listed For PersonnelThe night at the NATTCenter ton Siding, S. C., will present an
sonville Naval Air Station enlistedmen auditorium. exhibition of professional hog-

advanced in rating, as Indicated complete list showing the new method of addressing mall, is calling.
during the month of March, tress but a beautiful one. Since Ensign Forney Sings
published below by the JAX AIR NEWS as an aid to its readers in
1913: then she has gone into stardom by
To F3c-Paul T. Allen. Victor J. determining how to have their mall addressed in the future. playing leading roles in "Here J I I ed Billy from Read Lake, who City has where just return.he unearthed -

Campo, Ray; 11. Clegg John f. Leo The following is taken from the Plan of the Day for Wednesday. Am a Stranger" "Little Old New some new jokes and gagsin

pold, Richard A. Snow. April 28: York," "Maryland," and "Public the back, country of Florida,
To A.UI3c-C01ey M. Bate Peter "All hands are directed to advise their correspondents and the Deb No. 1." promises to set a fast pace as Master
J Kanton, John Noone. Born in Brooklyn, William Gar of Ceremonies for the
publishers of magazines and newspapers to which they subscribe that show.
To AMM2c-Glenn W. Davis. Michael : Column gan was educated at St. James Among other hilarious stunts he
their new Mail Address is the BOX listed in opposite the
C. Hangac, William N. Pupcke Ben High school where he medal
won a
attached has prepared his version of
Department, Mail Unit or Activity to which they are a3 own
Van Dalseni Jr. for elocution. He has been salesman .
a "Der Fuehrer's Face" for the .
i shown in Column 1, N. A. S., Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Post even.Ing'
To AOM3e Paul Blackslock Theodore bill collector and guard
a .
performance.
Office has accepted "N.A.S. as the official abbreviation for U. S.
W, 11111, James W. Varnedoe', Jr. but he found little success in any
Naval Air Station". Ensign "Bob" Assistant
To AOM2c-Theodore J. Wilson until he triedacting, Playing only Forney,
Phase Officer In the .AMM
:> I COLUMN 1 COLUMN 2 School
K:
To AOJUc-Donald Yankey. bit roles until he scored as the
To ARM3c-James J. Coyle, WalterL. Assembly and Repair Department......................................Box 16 hard-boiled butler in "The Animal who made such a hit at the Major
Parker.To Aviation Training Department.....:.................;......................Box 7 Kingdom," Gargan has been in Bowes Amateur tryouts several
ARM2c-Kufus G. Buckner, Jr. I Carrier Number 1................:.:...................................................Box 20 many movies and some stage months ago, will sing tonight. He
To AM2e-Kenneth A. Enzmlnger. Chaplain's Office ......................................................................Box 6 ductions. pro will be accompanied by Lt. (Jg)
\, James H. -:;now. Jr., Garnet W. Ste Commandant's Office ................................................................Box 2 The rest of the cast in "Fun Marcus Bartlett at the piano, for.
f wart. Commissary ,......._..,....................................................................Box 26 zafire" is headed by Benny Meroff mer production manager of Radio
I To PhVUc-Wllllam J. Johns. Mess Attendants ..................................................................Box 26 No. 4 and his 10 piece orchestra. An Station WSB, Atlanta, Ga., who is
To :Y3c-Carolyn W. Mudd. Ship's Store Ashore ...........................................................Box 26 No. 5 old timer in show business Meroff a newcomer to the station.r
.". To CSpS( (AA-Leroy J. Hodge, Cooks and Bakers School .........................'...........................Box 26 No 1 is not only a band leader but an One of the bright spots of the
Dewey F. Worth, Sr. Chief Commissary Stewards School ...............................Box: 26 No. 10 expert juggler and dancer as well. evening will be Larethea Tonguet, -
To CPR AA) (T-Marlon H. In. Communications Department .. ............................................BOK: 30 Whitey Roberts and Co. provide a popular singer from downtown
Contractors-Contract (NOy 4132) .................-...............Box: 3 "Laffs Insurance", Jack Gwynne Jacksonville. Music will be fur..
gels.To CAP (PA)-Alfred N. Peters. Crotty Brothers ... ........ .........1.........................:.......................Box 4 & Co., "The Master of Deception; nished by Buddy Balbo's orches
To Sealc-Ralph: L. MacLean Charles Disbursing Office ... ...... ..........,.'...........................................,..Box 15 Mage and Karr, "Sophisticated tra. The Bolles School band, originally
C. Randolph. Dispensary .. ..... .......,...............?...............................................Box: 8 Dancers;" Al DeVito, "The King's scheduled for tonight's per.
Fleet Air Wing Five ..........................................-:..................Box: 9 Jester;" Kitty McLaughlin, "Aerio- formance, must participate in military .
,) Labor Board .........,.'.,.................................................................Box 22 Maniacs;" Bob Craig, "The Long inspection this week end and
Navy BirthsAt Marine: Barracks .......................................................................Box: 33 of It;" Rita De Vere, "The American will not be able to appear.
.. Naval Air Operational Training Command...........:...........Box 1 Wonder Girl;" Professor Cheerin Best To Date
St. Vincent's Hospital. Jack Ordnance and Gunnery Department..................................Box 13 "Ripley Wouldn't Believe It;" After a week's
sonville: Personnel Department ......_....'................................................Box 19 Lee account of postponement on .
Betty "Charming Xylophonist Holy Week
Lieut and Mrs. James T. Crawford Public Works Department ..............-......._....._......_..........Box: 5 ;" Sophie Parker, "Ton of Fun," Rotrige promises that ,this Chaplain r
a daughter Constance Avalyn Monday. Recruit Center. ......... ...,........................................................Box 18 and Charles Mariano, "The Shortof ing's entertainment will be even
April 19.Aviation. Ship's Service .......... ........................................................-.......Box 11 It." of the best presented In the one
Machinist Mate and Mrs. Superintendent, NAS, Post Office .......................................Box 12 Following "Funzafire," the USO to date. An series !
........ .... .... .... ...... ........Box 21 exceptionally good ;
Edward John Horstman a son, Edward Supply Department ...... ....... ...... .... production, "Hollywood on Parade" card of boxing bouts has been '
John Jr., Tuesday April 20. Student Officers' Headquarters ................?.........................Box: 27 will be presented at the main sta- and there will be arranged
Aviation Machinist Mate and Mrs. T-4 (Landing Signal Officer) ...................-.._......_.............Box 23 tion auditorium and the NATTCen singing and other community attractions I
Grover C. Dagby, a son. Carl Ray. (Instrument Unit) ... ...................................?_...................Box 23 ter auditorium. to make the special -
Saturday. April 24. T-5 J Airbomber Training Unit)...................._.....................Box 17 No. 5 _1IL.1L: complete. evening
Aviation Machinist Mate and Mrs. VO-VCS No. 1 ...........................................................................BOX zs -
John J. Leyden a daughter Eileen VPB2. 'N o. 1 ...........................................?.......?..-...................Box 3* Identification Tags RequiredA The show begins at 1930 in theStation's .
Marie, Saturday April 21. VPB2. No.2...............?.........?...._............................................Box 35: Mason Field ball park behind
Aviation Ordnanceman and Mrs. VTB No.2.................................................................................Box 17 notice in the Plan of the Day the Main Station galley.
Albert Felnsteln. a son Stephen Yard Department ......................,..............................................Box 31 directed attention to Article 140 of -":!!.
George Saturday April 21. Boat House ......................................................._...._..........Box 31 No. 2 Navy Regulations, which states SSA Clotted Friday 3 3Ship's
Aviation Machinist: Mate and Mrs. Police Department ...................................?...........................Box 31 No. 3 that an "identification tag shall -.
Jacob Britt Ormvake. a son, Jacob Fire Department ......................._.......................................Box 31 No. 4 i be worn by all persons in the Na- Store Ashore will be closed '1
Britt Jr., Sunday. April 25. Seaman Guard ..........................................,..........................Box 31 No. 6 val Service in time of war or other for monthly Inventory' on April :
..... Band ."...............................................................................-....Box: 31 No. 7 emergency." A shipment of blank 30, 1943. .
Two Shows Nightly Docks and Ferries ................:........................:.....................Box 31 No. 8 tags has been received at the Dispensary -air
I ',) There will be two shows nightlyon Under the new system the Mall Address of John James DOE, AMM3c the notice said, and all Not For Sun Bathing :'

Sunday Monday. Tuesday, assigned to the ASSEMBLY & REPAIR DEPARTMENT IS: heads of departments and unit Enlisted men are reminded that :
"John James DOE, AMM3c commanders directed to .
Wednesday and Friday nights at were see mattresses are not to be removed
the main station auditorium. The Box 16N.AS. that their personnel are supplied
first show starts at 1815 and the .1. tor" ., r tags with instructions to wear from barracks. They are not to \.
second show at 2000. Jacksonville, Florida.i ", ..:.. them at all times be used for sun bathing.









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JAX Ala NEWS U published weekly at the U. S.
Nanl Air Station, I..k.Ul, Florida, by the P.bUe
RcUtUat Office at a. xpne t. the ,onr.m..t.C By Capt. Reuben W. Shrum (ChC) ). USN

"'* .ple ar. dittrlbntrd free .( charge t. silted and Some years ago. my father said to me: "If you
other Naval p ri..ael at the Naval Air 8U U., tae ,. earn one dollar and .p nd'ninety-nine cents you are c

.JlWary air llatUat at Lee sad Cecil Fleldf, and the .. safe, but if you earn one dollar and spend a, dollar j
Naval Air G.B>er', 8 h..L BlttrlbotU to al.. made .. k i. and one cent, God help you." He meant to get across
,. the H ad..art N et the Naval Air OperatUaal f to me, in a way I would not forget, a lesson In thrift. I
TraiBUf CeM..aad aid the Naval Air TechaUal Trala- t -r' } It was an example of the idea of having: a slight I
tai Ceater. '* ,$ :f.-" margin for good on the one hand or of going Into
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\w : i> ,, 1) debt on the other.
Bear Admiral A. B. C_k, USX The Bluejacket: receives regular pay. Aft long as r
Ckiel .( Naval Air Operstlesi Training Uncle Sam.is back of the disbursing: officer, we need

,. have no fear about receiving our
Captain S. J. Michael 1.'SN. pay regularly In what is commonly -

CeaaitaadaJit. ; known as the coin of the realm. J
Iw.'W. Naval Air Statiea .. r S 't, 1 With our pay we support our ,I
-. families, make our liberties, pur- J
Captain' Job J. O'MaUey (MC), ISN, 'i_ chase entertainment and provide

Commanding Officer, .S SN C for the necessities of life. Most
l'. S. Natal Hospital of the men in the Service receive

enough and more than they require -
Commander Edward E. Polecek, VSK for their needs.

Commanding Officer, Our Government affords us a
Naval Air Conner's School very great privilege in the mat .

ter of allotments. You are permitted W
Unto <'01. Chester L. Gawne, tTSMC (Ret,
.. to allot your pay: ((1)) to :
Commanding Officer
your mother or some other memo J
Marino Barracks Capt. Shrum ber of your Immediate family :
(2)) To a bank. (3) For war bonds. (4)* For In .
Commander B. D. Higgles, DE-AG), fSNR,
surance. Regardless of how little you lay away, ,
Commanding Officer, every man should make an effort to save some-
Natal Air Technical Training Center thing out of each month's pay. )

qcc' A'A4td/L This article is written, not to boost bond
Ue t. Col. William T. Evans, T7SMC (Ret), war
Officer sales, although we can offer no. better advice for
Commanding ,
Investment than just that should
Marine Aviation Detachment plan. Every man
take the limit of Government Insurance. He can
N. A. O. T. C. RoundupNews afford to for this
Commander Charles O. Shone, A-VG( ), VSNR pay under the term plan. Then
Commanding Officer when it becomes necessary, convert your Govern-
Auxiliary Naval Air Station, Lee Field ment insurance from a term to a regular policy.
And Comment From Other StationsU. Get in touch with the bank back home, and send

Commander Thomas D. So..hworth, A-1'G), VSNR, them an allotment for a few dollars every month. i
Commanding Offleer.AuUl..7 See your bond officer. ;
Naval Air Station. Cecil FI.ldA r Commander Charles W. Crawfordat A good place to stay away from is the installment *
S. NAVAL AIR STATION, the Station recently for heroic merchant. Buy only what you can pay for
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.-Some of the action in the Solomon Islands. outright. Purchase from the Ship's Service where ]
ThoiKjlil for the Week: boys at the Ft. Lauderdale Station The recently organized Wildcat discounts on merchandise are allowed Stear clear
were discussing the new obstacle of the type of jewelry which you purchase at Christmas
Club of the Station is
Fishing going
It's not the man you're saluting; it's the course and typical of the commentwas so-soclety. The first social time for your "gal," and, like the trees in the

uniform. the remark of E..New Yorker I event was a dance attended by spring, it turns green A liberty which cleans you
V. E. Matzen to-wit.: "They can out of your pay the first night is an indulgence
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IT L ri throwaway the stop watch whenI persons. which Is not only ill-advised, it is downright foolish.

We Point With Pride start.around it and get an 8 day To Vero Beach There is nothing like a nest egg. You will experience
alarm clock Instead." Incidentally, Report a very comforting feeling ,when you have
To the manner in which the WAVE officers the official record for negotiatingthe I VERO BEACH, Fla.-The first a bit of change In your pocket, and the feeling
and enlisted personnel on this station course is 3:02: run by J. B. I air crewmen to report at the U. will be more satisfying if you have a little on the
Clark. S. Naval Air Station at Vero side in the bank, in bonds, or in insurance.
have adapted themselves into our one mis- General Detail and the Mess I Beach, Fla., arrived here recently Remember, as long as you earn one dollar and'I

sion : to Keep 'em Flying. Cooks are taking a bow for being after completing a four months spend only ninety-nine cents, you still have a mar- ,
It was not so long ago that the first WAVE first to subscribe 100 per cent course at the radio and radar gin to work on. But, if you go In debt by spending I Ia
officer reported to this station. She, and to the Payroll Allotment Plan school at NAS, Jacksonville. Theyare dollar and one cent-then the trouble when I
Coach Hitchcock is on the look : a thrifty Bluejacket. There will come a day lit
those who have followed her here not
are D. R. McRae, D. M. Mann, W.
out for a couple socking outfielders will be nice to have a bit of spare change or a
only doing fine work in the duties they have to augment the baseball nine's N. Matthews, G S. May, J. F. Mc- balance, from which to meet an emergency.

been assigned but they also have done a attack At last report, the new Keon, J. Meddleton, J. W. O'Brien,
of their Station Victory Garden was pros- P. P. Mosley, W. H. Mollohan,
splendid job setting
own
up organ '
D. A. Messier V. Messier, J, A. "'-
ization. pering.their cake The and boys eat it plan, too .to. .have And Mosovic, H. H O'Dell, A. D. Olson i'J g--G:7" ::: : ,

Recently to this station came a talented the editors of The Avenger pass L. C. Olson, M. B. Paluchowski -
authoress who has been touring the country along this thought: "In the old D. M. Paradise, W. L. Par-
when sailor told his girla rish, F. E. Peterson, and R. F. (S
gathering material on a book she is writing days a
Reynolds. THE BUCCANEER, king5LaDiW1"
she blushed at It.
,
naughty story '
about the VES-what the WAVES are she memorizes It." Vero Beach, Fla. \... ,.., :
doing in the Navy and what they are goingto Nowadays .' : '

do. This writer had the highest of praisefor U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, Captain Dey Transferred -' t,:
I Captain Walter P. (MC) :" .. .,
the WAVES at the Jacksonville Naval Miami, Fla.-It's strictly a case Dey
Air Station. She commended them on the of Miami's loss being the West USN, has been transferred from
: Coast's gain. Lieut. Comdr. Abbot the U. S. Naval Air Station at By Steve Kalagian, Y2cA
basis of what she had in other sectionsof
seen Peterson, Jr., chaplain, has been Sanford, Fla. to Corpus Christ,
bluejacket at the skeet range requested a three.
the country.Sometimes detached from the Miami Station Texas. Captain Dey was stationedat .
day leave the other day. .
however, we think the WAVES and assigned to the West Coast. I NAS, Jax, before being assignedto "What for?" was his commanding officer's routine
put their feelings on their sleeves and act as Chaplain Fredrick Volbeda has as- Sanford. question.

if this once entirely male Navy is throwing sumed the duties at this station.Lt The bluejacket grinned 'To see my wife," he ,
(Jg) Marion G. Dyer is the "Earthquake" Dollars Needed
said. "She just got a commission as a Lieutenant .
obstacles in their path-that the Navy resents -: Officer In Charge of the WAVES Millions of American dollars (jg) in the WAVES."
perhaps, their presence in a predom- division here. Before entering the were handed over to the Japanese j

inantly male organization.The Navy, Lt. Dyer held the positionof victims of an earthquake In 1923, Did hear about the VV.C.T.U. chapter official
you
Registrar and Guidance Direc- as a friendly, spontaneous gift ]
clear thinkers in the Navy know other- i : who telephoned this station and at he l for 30
tor of Placer Union High School from one people to another. To-
wise. Of it is man's privilege to Ensigns (any Ensigns, apparently) to attend an
course, a and Junior College at Auburn, day, after a score of years and :
think a man can operate in most depart- Calif. Pearl Harbor, we should all give ORANGEADE party. The line form to the left,

ments better than a woman. We repeat, "I do not like these jackets, some of our dollars to Uncle Sam sirs.
Said a WAVE who was rather in the form of War Bond purchases ,'
that is a man's privilege and the smart woman I MYSTERY OF THE WEEK-Why does Chief
thin, so he may better equip the r.
/ is the woman who knows otherwise but 'But,' said her friends 'You Get I boys who soon will cause another Hood always wear his blues on Monday? \ .

: who doesn't let the man know she does. out of them', I earthquake in Japan-of a different

\ The clear thinkers know that the woman's Just exactly what you put in." kind-Thad! ( Bowen, AMM2c, A thunderstorm recently was a new experience

: place to change an old axiom is NOT in -From the SKY WRITER) Lee Field). for an officer from Seattle, Washington. lie said ,
,
,
The SKY WRITER also offers s+ thunderstorms are unheard of in Seattle.A .
t the home. The woman's place in 1943 is these: words of wisdom Navy Doollttle Raiders TrainedBy

r to be fighting this war. There is little doubt Confucius say: "There are 47 rules large bus was bringing back a bunch of sailors
but that we cannot do it without them. for winning way-first is fight! Pensacola Officer the other day from the gas chamber where they had

After all, it narrows down to the fact Forget other 46." NAS, Pensacola, Fla.-In January undergone a gas mask drill. Suddenly without any
that this station and other Naval establishments "AWOL is also interpreted as 1942, at Eglin Field when warning the bus driver's eyes filled with tears. Ho
"
( After WAVES on Leave. General Doolittle
Major Jimmy looked perplexed and complained, "I can't under
throughout the country, are changinginto Didja know: That a very odd and his hand-picked crew of Army stand It. I ain't crying and still I got tears in
co-educational institutions. Our mothers situation exists aboard the Miami pilots were preparing for their his. my eyes."

used to tell us how hard it was when they Station. There are 98 enlisted Marines tory-making raid on Tokyo, an instructor He didn't know and nobody told him that Home
first went to universities which previously and 174 Marine Officers from Pensacola NAS was of the tear gas used In the drill was ttlll on the
The Commissary store opened recently giving them the word on how to clothes of the returning sailors.
had been all-male. on the Station. get a medium bomber off the
Stick to guns, WAVES, we're all for flight deck of a carrier.
your
of need and ,
I Say, mates, if a new pipe
: any you I
I R U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, Lt Comdr. Henry L. :Miller, USN
we're all proud of you and we know
you, don't have much extra change to spare, they've got I ,
you'll do the job. Our women have never Melbourne, Fla.-The Petty Officers then a lieutenant and instructorat some good buys at Ship's Store Ashore only I .
are flying a grin from ear to Squadron 3, who is now commanding
failed us.Sometimes. ear. The Melbourne Beach Casino, I a fighter squadron in a I 60 cents.A .
-MMM BV B.W34 w w popular oceanfront amusement combat zone, served as technical :
our materialism causes us to forget place, soon will become a Petty advisor for the Army group duringthe I long line of sailors were waiting to get paid In
-, the ideals of the founders of our great Nation. At Officers' Club. Seventy-eight pet- training period.He the Administration Annex building the other day. '" &
times like these, when all our strength is mustered ty officers have taken member- was aboard the USS Hornet They had the passageway pretty well bottled up and .
: for the retention of ideals upon which our nation ships right off the bat. The fee Is when the planes made their his men were having difficulty passing by. U. "
was founded, we are prepared to give greater significant $S apiece, with no dues. toric takeoff from that carrier. Then came the patter of dainty feet. She was a
appreciation to these founders.-Chaplain Lieut. John A. McBrayer of The only thing that he didn't do blonde and pretty. With military precision, one of J
Eric H. Arendt in The Cloudbutter, Navy Pre-Flight" Lattimore, N. C., was awarded the in the mission was to participatein the bluejackets cried, "gangway men," and the

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.Mt for a friend I* life- too Mort.Emerson.. ." ,. :,: N 'S. c_ i }" 'J*". \fev x *.*'4'w ; 1{;%. ,< : :> rK\4: jr f*<****!* Commissary LESSER who STEWARD is in charge GEORGE of the


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William (Bill) Lisenbe AMM3c mJ. '">: '. y ;. < : ':,'"'>' ;.;: < \''',,;, : ;' He, believes has 30 in and of accomplishes.service with

Shop 31, has his noodle in the : : : : ; ,,,, ;: : : ; years
overcast Its his "1' do" to Emily t & :., .. >>- Uncle Sam's Navy as a background
:>' ,> for the job he is doing. But retirement -
Burney of Jax. The next level Is
I" the furtherest from his
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above the overcast U'. nice to

get there and stay there, Bill. ; thoughts."I'll .
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A long as the Navy feels that I'm
It seemed odd, but the butcher fb t capable of performing my duties,"

who sold us our liver was says the veteran chief.

whistling, MIIer Is, My Heart." Chief Lesser joined the Navy
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Virginia ? vs. Hoses Newsome, e e rrl the active list before being

AMM3c, Shop 31. A long cruise placed in the Reserve in October,

,and happy sailing. When does the 1929. He spent most of his time

new "boss" take over Mose in transport service during World

.. War I, but had only one close
Wood: "Fields tails me his boy O call-his ship was next to last

In the Marines helped to bottle iL{ i : in the convoy line when an enemy
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up a lot of submarines." O-:=:: U-boat send the trailing craft to

Park: "Yeah' I know. That ",*"......n' ..,",." .............-......, .-.. .... ,, the bottom. t
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lad was a corker" \"" ,.,, ,, :\<<' ;::;! ""- '" #-'*. During his naval career Chief
always '" .,,z,', ''t' ,' \+': ':->>' ...,;. ...' ,
o'W't -'- Lesser has been in charge of the
In the dope : K. wow fleet canteen the Officers'
I71ere's a newcomer +i\b\ : +> ,+ k i' Club

shop-the kind gentlemen prefer. vw.'A ;.,. ,; "d ;,;.tM. tennis courts, swimming pool, and

Her name Is Velma Griffis and "' ,< '.. ,. ,,,,'" ). .. other recreational facilities in
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"Broadway" (Passageway into A '' : > : < ,t> ,.' '.: i: : ; : j ii ) Reserve he served for four yearsas
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& R) Welcome aboard, Velma! 'rf.:.... ."",,, ,\> ",.. ,.... ..> _.:,. $ ". ,< .t'i$ }' ,' a rigger in the Brooklyn Navy

) Josh: "Over--.a---week ago, I < \:; "'.' .>. "' ': : ,'''' :' .: ,' ,,' :'''; f'f'v r : '::! ': ';:: '; fi' :;i. t New Yard,York and has City been restaurants chef in many and


bought a cow that took the coun- .. 't' "t, ..",, .:':_ ", ', ,. ..,,. , .. .". '.,'.' i ,'...'.*., ", ,,.,,.. .. ....v,.,.,. "" ,"" 1>,"" .'v':' ,, taverns
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ty fair first prize as a breeder, .. "" '" 't ." ,' .,'..' ,. ,..' ,'," '"'"'" :""0 ,."" ", "' ><''''''' Although Chief Lesser has had
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and no results yet. :. t' "' / > ',' '>;\ '" : ..; ,"' : :.,: .'.. ,, .i"4. ", ; / little shore duty during his long
Timothy: "Somebody must ,:. 1j! : ; '.wAo ;, ?! Navy career he was for two yearsat
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have given you a bum steer." :: :. f(1"rtJ.! -". me &? f"Ol ,: A4R 4Z i f[ .f; the Naval Operating Base in

., "'.. ,. '" _" i"" : Norfolk, Va. He had the duty of

Barbara Garcia, correspondencesection feeding 1,500 men, many of whom

A & R, may be a June were sons of naval officers, con-

bride. The best reason she can Just A Soft Summer Breeze Below I Sea Breeze gressmen and senators. "That wasa
give Is Rush Choate formerly of ticklish case," Chief Lesser

the drafting room, and now awayat smiled.At .

O.C.S., U. S. Army to get a But They're Flying High TonightBy ..Total-Zero! I the New London submarinebase
land he installed
pair of silver wings. Happy I ponder deep when'er I can I an outstanding

ing to you both! The insignificance of man; I cafeteria system, and his menus
were used throughout the fleet. He
E C. Rhodes, SKSc His .
Just Like That I have, or couldn't get right away;; origin-divin1ty. was also in charge of Cooks' School
high tonight. it effected a slight conversion, His fate-mysterious destiny; and the team
Sailor: "Golf Is easy. All you They're flying His trials and tribulations much,; boxing
do is smack the pill and then Rounding out some other phase I with consent and approval of the His chance bring as: He came back to active duty in
walk." of their advanced flight training. proper authorities of course. pleasures, may July, 1940, and went aboard the

Girl: "How Interesting. Just It is so calm and peaceful below So tonight a plane is flying With such.mind resourceful, everywiseHe U.S.S. TEXAS before being transferred
almost overhead. It was grounded last to the Jacksonville Naval
like some auto rides lye been -just a soft summer breeze he dies.
on." imperceptible even in the week. It is the same ship in which serves a purpose-ere Air Station lie has also servedon
Desires to learn invent create.
trees. the previously mentioned pilot developed the U.S.S. WYOMING U.S.S.

J. H. Letz AMM3c Inspectionand Another routine flight, we think. his "feel", the same shipin Gifted To make and new with plans talent or blessed imitate. ARKANSAS, and U.S.S. MICHIGAN -

Survey, was recently on leave But it is far more than that. It which the radioman discovered He to work with zeal and zest as well as numerous other
up in "Jolsey" and delivered in is the very reason we are here, a clearer ear. You and I alone goes vessels of the U. S. Fleet
diamond and I. The necessityfor did not put it back in operation His aspirations manifold
person a gift (a beautiful ) yes, even you He crowds the hours more than
to his "future," who lives in Letz's great air power is now apparent nor did the engineering chief, nor hold. War may be new to the vast

home town, Hackensack. to all. And here on our own did the mech nor the material of- they majority of men and women on
his
cast in
base are heroes of many battles, fleer. But you and I and the With obstacles way this Station, but it's old to STORE

Old Man Gotrocks: "You say and the heroes of many battles to mech, and the chief, and the ma- His Ambitious vain existence, plods the filled livelong with strife day. KEEPER AND MRS. KARL Mac-
teriel officer and the others
many KENZIE.
want to daul"hter.l'rep.o8 come.
marry my
you
futile
of life
rau5 S Young man, you Tonight's flight may not differ that we called for information, and While conscious a of MacKenzie joined the Army in ,

couldn't even keep her in under noticeably from many others, but the storekeeper, and the telephone He strives to conquer by grace the first world war and his wife

wear." tonight a pilot developed a certain operator, and still numbers of oth- godsA insurmountable odds. went to work for the Army, too,

Sailor: "You haven't been doIng "feel" that he cannot very ers did put it back in operationand host of achievement and stuck by "Her Man" until he
she flies beautifully tonight. His thoughts went Karl enlistedin
any too well, )'.ourself. well describe, discovered a pointof of self overseas
maneuverability that he didn't And our pilot is developing to- nought the Navy in the current con-

G. A. Hladky, AMM2c Shop No. know his ship possessed. A ra- night-into one of those coming The inner nature man has lies limit on the for shelf flict and once more :Mrs. MacKen-:
But a ,
20, leaves May 2 for Paul Run- dioman who just a few months heroes; you'll be hearing more of the :rle is with her husband, working

yon's "God's Country" to get a ago serviced your car and was the him, and so will the Axis! The Or drains moment his he energies forgets in toil score,, for the Bluejackets this time .

lifelong mate who now resides in village "ham operator" on the side 1 Jtt For worthy tasks to which he': In face, all the MacKenzies are
St. Paul. found his signals suddenly clearer chipping in to lick the Axis.
than had been his previous ex- Station MoviesAPRIL loyal; Their son, Donald, is aboard a
Or is the victim of some fate
"Sparks": "I know a girl who perience. I That sets the date. Navy minesweeper somewhere on
prematurely
wallows swords." Exacting Profession I 2 -"Juke Girl" Ann Sheridan the Pacific battlemap One
end
Abruptly nature brings an
Yeoman "I know a girl who Another student pilot came into I Ronald Reagan, Lee Field; "Can't To that man daughter, Mrs. Grace Bates, has a
may
.. weary ways
Inhales Camels." his own, found out something for : Escape Forever," George Brent, wend. Marine husband in foreign service

himself that the best of instruct Brenda Marshall, Cecil Field eternal rest and the other daughter, Mrs. Mar
The final stage- ,
Sports are out of my line, but I tors couldn't impart to him. A I APRIL 30-"Can't Escape Forever," A slice of fame achieved at best garet Ray, has a husband with

was snooping a bit the other day mech saved himself hours on his George Brent, Brenda Marshall, Lee These mortals cannot stand the the Navy geodetic survey in

and heard about a feud between very next job-not altogether tonight Field; "Big Shot," Humphrey Bogart pace. Alaska.

Lieut. Benfield and Lieut. Stamm.It because he had been giving Irene Manning Cecil Field; But few who qualify their place Papa MacKenzie, a bespectacled,

seems they both thought they careful study to this particular I "Great Coin," Laurel ft Hardy, With effort they, may reach the erect man who wears his 49 years
ball in A & R. but And gracefully, is a second class store ....
had the best teams problem for several nights Student Offl u'! ; "Navy goal,
When the teams met, Lieut. tonight it suddenly unravelled. Blues," Ann Sheridan, Martha Rare; Or someone else completes the keeper in the staff supply office
Mama :MacKenzie is work
Stamm's team lost, 5 to 3. What Yes it's an exacting profession I Jack OaLle, Main Station role. .

was the pay-off on the bet? and a trying one this being a fly- MAY 1-"Big Shot," Humphrey Borart Man's but a mite in nature's plan- lion.

Wouldn't Lieut. Stamm look funny ing Naval officer He earns his I' Irene Manning, Lee Field; His part is small, do all he can, MacKenzie is native of Boston

pushing Lieut. Benfield down En.0erprise wings and rank many times over. "Great Gum," Laurel & Hardy, Cecil And when the end comes to his lot,, and attended Redding a Mass., High
on a kiddie car? So tonight you and I worked ,
Field. His dying words "Forget me
school was foreman of a
overtime, or at least longer than MAY 2-"Great Cmni," Laurel A not!" rubber belting plant when the first
Wife: "Oh, Henry, jou're just! usual. We didn't have to especially sum-total
Hardy, Lee Field; "Navy Blue," P. S.-Take exception to ,, war broke out and donned Army
awful and I'm sick of You that a certain pride
jou. except zero-Add honorable mention for
Ann Sheridan Martha Rare, Jack khaki on July 25, 1917. After ,
Kit there reading old news- to clean ctor desk perhaps
jour urged us hero
Oakie, Cecil Field; "Pritate Nurse, every one year at Hoboken Piers where
paper, not paying any attention so that we could start the "By SLUE"Editor's ..
Brenda Student
Jane Harwell Joyce his wife worked with the engineering
to me.<< You don't love me any morrow off with that fresh feel I
I Officer's And "Forest Hangers," ( Note: "Slue" is an officer department, Karl went"Over
more. ing. And the same thing happen | Fred MeMnrray, Taalette Goddard, on this station.) There" as a member of Co. 1
? Per-
Isabel. I
Hubby: "Nonsense, ed last week, remember
Main Station C 49th Infantry Became a
love you more than ever. I haps we did it then for the same A Yeoman's Lament ,
1 MAY 3-"Navy Blues," Ann Sheridan, sergeant instructing hand grenade
it's
walk '
the on. tonight. Anyhow,
worship ground you reason as
better
Martha llaje, Jack Oakie Lee Field; Change this letter make it tactics at the Third Corps schoolin
Is
Your wish com unimportant.
every my relatively Cut a stencil Where's the pencil? France until the
"Private Nurse, Jane Harwell, Bren- Clamecy ,
mand. I'm thrilled when you Many ProblemsThe Get his schooling what's the ruling ,_,,.r.-".,
are near me. Now for Fete'ssake connection in all this? It's da Joyce, Cecil Field. Armistice.
One MAY .4 "Private Nurse," Jane Dar- ? Upon returning to the U. S A.
would '
shut up and let me read closer than you suspect.
Field "For- Practice typing desk needs wiping and his family he was a district ;
the funnies." of those nights last week whilewe well, Brenda Joyce, Lee ;
were doing things rather leis- est Hangers," Fred M Murray Paulette Wax the deck, see the Exec staff assistant for Shell Oil Company -

Memo to Virginia and :Miss urely we pieced together several Goddard, Cecil Field) "Scatter- Hey! you eggs, Where's Navy in New England until 10

Wolfe of Inspection and Survey. bits of information that we had good Sees Murder," Guy Kibbe, Margaret Regs? chief who's relief? land.
See the your
Officer's! And.
dur- Hayes, Student ; I
various
has from sources
The stock room now "proppitch" gathered
'I "The NaComu Through," Pat Shine your shoes wear your blues, as bookkeeper for a fruit growing
in size the past couple of days. Everyone -
' quart cans. ing
Commuted rations applications
He the
had been cooperative; we had O'Brien, George Murphy, Main Sta concern joined Navy
Liberty passes shorthand classes, 14 1942.
Flathead Fannie thinks It talked to an engineering chief, a tion. Sept ,
I and several MAY :"Forest Bangeri," Fred Me- Change the rate, get it straight, Yes, in,!Teed, the MacKenzies did
: would be better to have fewer materiel officer, Just
have Murray, Paulette Goddard, Lee Field; Duty section stand inspection, it before and now they're doing it
corner taprooms than to haveS others that we thought might
Klb- Cards need filing, work keeps again : with the armed
special stagger hours. an idea on the subject. And in "Scattergood See Murder, Guy -ins
Cecil Field piling forces' 01 Llle U. S. A.
so doing we solved what we ordinarily be, Margaret Hayes ;
The going sometimes gets so
minor in "The Navy Come Through Pat
problem
Till next time term a -
War bonnets for the Easter Parade Supply-because we have them O'Brien, George Murphy; Student Of.fleer's rough
Allen That being a yeoman is kind-a Subs _3 can stay at sea as
War Bonds for the Victory every day, just like it But this And; "Love of Edgar Y2C battleApril
Linda Darnell tough.-BILLY REED long ILships. .y.!1 as for as -
Parade. one concerned a possible substi- roe, John Shepherd, llltl !

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A And R, Operations And Personnel A Louis Tops Conn I Fliers :To Oppose Coast Guard Sunday;' J



; Take Early Leads In Softball Leagues As Station ChoiceIn Game Set For Mason Field At 1500For



AP Press Poll the first time since the dedication of Mason field more than a I
By l. .. rd K.bn I
I r year ago, a U. S. Coast Guard team will oppose the Air Station
I The Operations team in the Officers league Personnel A in the baseball contest. The game with the St. Augustine Coast Gua\

American league and A & R in the National league have the jump on Editor's Note-The Jax Air been set for Sunday at 3 o'clock, . .
their rivals in the early stages of the Station Softball season and are News took this poll at the special Brooks AtChison, Boo Malone or

[ currently pacing their respective loops. Of course, less than three request of the Associated Meet The Fliers Phil Miller will do the pitching for t
weeks of competition does not constitute a season but it can show Press which Is polling several
; a trend and the trio of leading teams have served notice they are Army and Navy stations on simIlar the Fliers while Doyle Lade, Chicago .
...., White Sox prospect who did
strong championship contenders. .. L 'L third ,_ sports questions. :: his! mound work for Shreveportin
operations counted its win
I in as many starts by shading VPB Sailors and Marines of this Sta- the Texas league last year will

I ytrrY r-- 2-OTU1, 5 to 4. The victors out- tion have an answer to the question be the St. Augustine nominee.

Il l hit the losers 8 to 6. with Slack "Who would win if Billy The strength of the Flyers and
Ir I receiving credit for the win and Conn and Joe Louis fight after the their opponents Sunday can be

r : Bradley being charged with the war?" Sixty percent pick the measured by only one comparative
defeat. reigning champ, Joe Louis to dup figure. That Is the results of the

t I The week also saw Naval Hos- licate his previous victory over the encounters both nines had with the I

pital suffer its first setback, and Pittsburgh Irishman. Mayport Inshore Patrol. Mayportset

I thereby miss an opportunity to From apprentice seamen in the back St. Augustine 7 to 2

I gain a tie for the loop lead. Intelligence boot camp through men learning while edging out the station by
the slim of 3 to 2.
: in the circuit margin
a newcomer aviation trades in the Naval Air -
: tripped up the "Doctors", 7 Technical Training Center on up Lyons Is Back ;

to 6, in an extra inning tilt. Lieut. to flying officers in the final stagesof H 4'a Although the Fliers still will be

I Commander Shortridge pitched 11- combat training the final ver- without the services of first base.

By Edmund WaMi. Y3c I hit ball and also contributed three dict was the same "Louis to re I man Charley Anastasio, they will

l Since the stait of the present safeties to lead the "I.Q." club's peat." o have second baseman Eddie Lyons

of us have shifted emphasis 11-hit offensive against Ensign Louis Stands Out back in the fold for the contest.
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war many on what we consider important I Andruketas. Hospital hurler. In The point most generally stressed Lyons who has been on leavejAl t

I sports. Football basket- the other "Gold Braid game", Holt by the Louis supporters was team up with Shortstop Joe 'W .'i. I

\, ball and baseball: once the big t| land bested Scammore in a mound that the champ stands out as one in a combination destined to pro'I'I
three of peacetime are decliningin duel as A & R nipped VPB2-OTU2, of the greatest fighters of all duce many double plays for

I favor of military sports. 2 to 1; and Phelps chunked a 3- time, that he is a stickler for con- Flier defensive this year. Walsh, a I

I, la line with the trend toward hitter as Supply Commissary felled ditioning and that he will still be strong defensive player, made his

t sports with military value, the Public Works, 5 to 2. able to dominate the heavyweightfield initial start last Sunday against

[ Jx Air News presents this week Lieut. Knight Hits Homer for at least the first year Merrill Stevens. J

I the first of .a series of article One of the redeeming featuresof after the war. The Coast Guard will provide I
Conn's supporters brought out tory league foe and the Fliers hopeto
on swimming with accompanying the Public Works club which .
descriptive sketches. The has lost three in a row, is the mainly the fact that he will have pitcher JOHNNY who O'DONNEM U back from lat ,..oaly.r'* keep their record perfect againstthis
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uthor U IJeut. Tim Carey All prodigal clouting of Lieut. W. youth on his side and that he will squad won six games last year competition. In two previous

American life guard champion Knight, who cracked out two more just be reaching his fighting peak Vlet.r, 'flipped the Here t. their lint non-league games, the Fliers have

In 1931. home runs to hoist his total to five whereas Louis will be on the down Merrill Mevena league wla, last. is Sunday a outattBd-against turned aside Merrill Stevens and.

Lieut. Carey under the supervision for the young season. grade. Lg bowler i. the station's enlisted the Terminal.

of Lieut. Stephen Ruddy, officer I A k R continued unbeaten in From some of the Station's 'bet seaman mea's league.et>..". Blass. has. .the. drives rating for.f There will be no Victory league

in charge of swimming and |I the N. L., garnering its third vic ter known sports figures came the the O. O. D. pitched !. the Cea- competition for the station again
former Olympic swim champion tory by shutting out the Docks- following statements about the tral Pennsylvania league befora joining: I until Monday night when the Filer*

will conduct the series. Both of- I Ferries men, 7 to 0, behind the 3- outcome of a Conn-Louis fight. the Navy winning. 12 sad losing| go against the Terminal nine in the

ficers are members of the physical I, hit flipping of Crum. However, the Special! first data, George Abrams sad was baseball a kith echo star at! football Lewill."basketball., .... Jacksonville baseball park. That
training department. Our tip is to 1 outstanding individual feat of the (leading contender for the world' middleweight says ]Iat> Casey, who It BOW .hU.. eI game will get underway at 1700.
have the tltle)-'].. my opinion Joe at the Norfolk Ma al Air Statloa, U his
clip the articles until you loop was the classical pitching . Discover Good Pitchers
favorite baseball hurler stand
complete series. Also try out the performance turned in by Richardson Louis U the greatest fighter that boxIng six feet IB height sad weighs 1Mpoaads The finding cf some good pitch

instruction offered in your frequent of T-5. VOVCS batters could- has ever seen I think Joe Louis . relief .a a. harp break- I ers, which had appeared to be the
can and will knock out Billy Conn far cone and B rood fait ball .
trips to the outdoor pools and to n't begin to solve what Richardson ld.lhi.
f enlisted IB the Nary at I I biggest problem on the list of
time matched.
the ocean. threw at them and they were con any they are iL aJaVt Lieut. Marty MacDonough station
i Chief Specialist George McAfee (former -
--- fined to one lonely hit. T-5 won,
coach, is in the of solution
process
f Th all-star enlisted men' 7 to 1. VPB2 shellacked the Storekeepers Duke University and Chicago Bear Personnel Again LeadsIn A string of good young twirl l's
football star)-"Before this \Is
I howling team which hold a victory 10 to 0; Miller permittedthe war over has appeared from which
I' SkidsThe game
over the champion of the SK clubbers only three blows. Joe Louis may be In Ms early thirties Bowling ; A & R starters are chosen.! Many of the
and By virtue of a 5 to 1 triumphover which will put him past his peak.
officers bowling league Filers pitchers are also working
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The of time Is going to throw strong Personnel office
passage
Ships Store Ashore PersonnelA
which recently won the Jacksonville in the six-team intra-station lea
city tournament, defeatedan climbed to the top of the AmerIcan Louis oft on timing and speed, both bowling team took over first place I .
league standings with two of which are Important to a fighter as again this week in the enlistedmen's gue.
team at
all-star city bowling Bob Malone and Johnny Buck
they are to athlete. Billy Conn bowling league. The A & R
wins. Regan, Personnel A pitcher any
the Springfield bowling alleysI ley, of the NATTC Brooks Atchison -
will be just about at his peak when department which was on top last
yielded only four safeties. Para-
279: to 3791 last Monday. Johnny of Ordnance and Gunnery
this war Is over. It will\ be easier week slipped to third place.
I chute Loft trimmed Naval Hospital
Lutrelman, Sonny Berke and Johnny O'Donnell of Seaman
i for him to regain his speed and tim Personnel in winning took two
in a free scoring fray, 15 to 11.
Johnny Paul, of Personnel, Paul Guard, Bill Keith, Marine Bar
ing. Although I don't believe Conn out of three from the A & R
Moore, of the A and K Instrument I VM B..t< Photo Lab games racks, and Harry Wets and Phil
could knock Louis I and three from
out believe he
"shop, and Johnny O'I>onnell. VM Hangar pasted Photo Lab, department games Miller, Assembly and Repair form
could him, the NATTC. Berke Per-
outpoint Sonny ,
all of the lard Department were 26 to 4; and in the bitterest battleof the group '
Marlae bet. Ia Campbell, (inter- sonnel, rolled the high three game
the winner, The Navy had a the week the Boathouse carved
151 pin lead going Into the final out an eight inning, 2 to 1 verdict collegiate heavyweight champion In series with 594 and two bowlers, ---i--
1941)-"Joe Louis Is better boxer and Paul Personnel and Chris
a Johnny ,
game and jut did emerge with over Personnel B. Lotz held the I
can take anything Conn has to offer. Lake, A & R Instrument shop tied I'
a one pin triumph. Personnel B hitters at bay with N. A. S. Baseball ScheduleDATE
two spaced blows and was credited Louis proved In his last fight that he for single game honors with 225
was still good and I think he will be apiece.
with a well earned win when a
luminaries
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Three pre-war sports able to take up where he left off. One OPPONENT TIME
all of them now in uniform cracked | walk and singles by Crevier and has to look back only as far as Jimmy StandingsW L Avg. May t-St. Auguatlao ('. (i. <') 15
; the headlines in April. They [( Cole manufactured the decidingrun Braddock to see that a man can win Personnel .......... .........23 10 .8=>0 May 3-Tn..l..l. . ... . .19 were Pole Vaulter Cornelius for the Boathouse in the 8th the heavyweight title even though he Yard Department ...,22 11 .805 May PalalersV .... .. .. ,1301Slay

Warmerdam, Swimmer Adolph round. Isn't a youngster." A & R Department..19 11 .833 It: -Terminal (.> .... ... .161
Keifer and Football Tommy Meanwhile, the A & R Western .... .. ... .
player Seaman second flan, Jack Cummins, A & R Inst. Shop..18 12 .829 May Carpentera late .
made its debut when the
Harmon. league (formerly golf pro at Shawnee on the Barracks "G" ............ 9 18 .771 May 23-Termlaal (') .. .. .. .154*
Metal & Machine and Maintenance
: Ensign Warmerdam, vaulting : I May 26-Downing . . .. .J...
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teams uncovered their diamond Continued an a tea NATTC ......._._......... .10 23 .740
thin time in the colors of the page May 30-St. Augustine ('. G.,134r

Noah Carolina Navy pre-f light implements of war before an audience May 31-St. Johns . . . im .

fttchool I. soared to a new world's tiiat was distinguished by Sun 9 Inahore Fatro| .. .... .. .lt3.

record of 15; feet 8't' Inches. Ills the presence of Commander Brax- June IS-Merrill Stevens .,... .. ..IV*
effort was the highest mark eterreached ton Rhodes Assembly and Repair Assembly And Repair Jumps To TopIn I June 20-Terminal (') ... .. .. .. .. IJfrf

for a pole vaulter. Officer and Lieut. Commander Jane ZS-ralnl. . ......... .. l3t

Olympic star Adolph Keifer. one Anderson Bowers, Production Con- July Dowalnr' (') ..,.. .... .. .!JM
backstroke swim- trol Officer. Metal & Machine pro Intra Station Baseball . .
of the greatest LeagueBy July Zl-Sl. Jahaa .,.... 19$9
mers of all time, had not lent a duced a 3-i un rally in the sixth: July 85-Inthore Patrol ..... . 1500

race in ton years, not since the I and went on to win. 4 to 2; Walt An3-Merrill Sin... ... .. .183

day in 1931 when as a boy of 15 I Luciw, speedball artist rationed Carolus G. AndersonThe Aug. 13-Terminal .. ..... ..., .183

he finished third in a race at the Maintenance' to two hits. _. AOJ-, 18-Vaiaters .. ... .... .. .183.
strong right of Harry Weis pitched the Assembly
Chicago World's Fair. He had I -- -- --- : arm Aug. 25-Carpenters: . .. .. . .1WAug. ;

lost that race because of ,a bad Administration Wins, 10 to 4 & Repair baseballers to the top of the intra-station standingsthe 29-Do Blag (') . . .UoO

turn. past week as :Marine Barracks, the first week's leaders, Key: (') Indicates games which, will ,6

In the intervening years Sailor I The Administration softball team dropped to third place. be played on the ttatioa. "iamea A" '' ..

Keifer, of the Norfolk Tra! ring defeated the Medical l Department indicated with the symbol (') wilt _.
Weis hurled victories i over
10 to 4 In the opening the Naval I I
played la the Jark.oavill baseball
Station, had perfected a somersault Fourth Navy Regiment, 8 to 7,
turn which for wa Air Technical TrainingCenter's 7 his star in the victory driving homea park. The only esreptloa. la the St.
years and Seaman Guard to 3, as
Officers league Monday. Comdr. R. pair of runs with a timely hit.
which will be
Augustine
unmatched In kstrokln>;;. He mates dropped their only game to game playedat
D. Higgins commanding officerof As the second week of the
league hi. Augustine 3..
had broken every American ;AndworM' First Navy Regiment 3 to 1, in a May
.. NATTC. pitched the first ball came to a close the three main
record In the !><> ks, busy week. Another game with
which was caught by Lieut. Comdr.W. station teams occupied the first -------": ---
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some of them as many a* a ('02- Marine Barracks ended in a tie
H. Cushing NATTC executive three places in the standing and
rn thru-,. In all he hal; won Vtwfren 3to3.
officer. the three Naval Air Technical White Former Rochester '
200 and 230 wi'h- ,
race*- Seaman Guard won two and
---....+-- Training Center nines were in sec-
out defeat. On Marine Team
a lost one in holding second place. Player
I
His defeat in the nationals' by Maibohm Goes To Cecil Field Pitchers Coty and Johnny O'Don- ond division.

Harry! Holiday. University of Michigan i nell were the winners for the Sea- Standing Don White 22, Pvt. USMC, play.
I Chief Harry Maibohm one of the W I. Pet. ed his first for the First
freshman was the result of II man and they received plenty of game
shots of the station skeet Assembly t Repair t I .667
something which happened ten ace Cecil extra-base hitting support from Marine. llarrarki' : : : : : : : 3 2seaman :.600 Navy Regiment Marines at Mason
to
years previously a bad turn team, has been transferred Lyons Lloyd and Bareiss. Guard . . 3 2 .600 field recently, but White's visit to
All American Tommy Harmon field. love I.e. Wins One First Navy Regiment . :2 3 .400 the main station field was not his
Foarth 2 :3
Nary Regiment toll
the greatest", football player since --- Jack Lovelace, hard luck flingerfor Second Navy Regiment 1 3 .130 first. Last year as a member of

Ked Grange, stumbled wearilyout class is now stationed at Yellow Fourth Navy Regiment, finallyhit the Rochester Red Wings, he played

of the jungle of Dutch Water Johnny Paul, seaman, the winning groove in defeat Rctulti,, center field against the station f

Guiana last week Hit. courageand second class leading bowler in the ing Second Navy Regiment, 8 to 2, Second Nary Keglment Z, Seaman and got a double to help his team

his", will to survive carried unlisted men's league, left Tues- after dropping two one-run deci- Guard 11.Fourth. earn a 9 to 8 victory.
Nary Regiment 7, Asaemblyand
him n through four day of knifing day for the Electrician's mate sions in succession. Repair V. White later left Rochester and

Ma way out of jungle growth. 'school In Moorhead, Ky. Shots Bill Keith authored a threehitterfor First Navy Regiment 3, Assembly went to Columbus, Ga., and woundup

Supporter! of football eseywhere Oemkowskl, aviation machinist'smate Marine Barracks in defeating and Fourth Repair Nary 1. Regiment 3, Seaman the season with Decatur, Ill. Ills

were once more cons'lar- second class of the A and First Navy Regiment 6 to 1, and Guard 4.Second. best year in baseball was wit 4

ed that the gridiron game develops R, will take the important stepat Long Jim Deaver of First Navy Nary Regiment 2, Fovrtu Mobile, Ala., In the southeaster )
mott St. Paul's church in Jackson- Navy Rea-lraent 8. league a few seasons back lie
I the toughest and Regiment had the distinction of Assembly and Repair 3, Marine liar-
L
., rugged men. ville Friday evening Lieut. being the only hurler to master racks 3 tie). blasted the ball at a .320 cUp
Comdr. George M. McClure- of the the league leaders stopping them rirat Nary Regiment 1, Marine Ilarracka while Mobile was winning the pen

WING TIPS. Red Robertson Lee Field auxiliary station is an with four hits in a 3 to 1 decision. Assembly 6. i aad Repair 7, Seaman nant by 10 games and the playoffsin

avkti..m machinist's mate, third ace skeet shot. Charley Kaelber was the hitting Guard 3, eight



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0'f- Navy\, 'M. \\SwiiHi\\ + LIEUT. TIM CAREY: .. 6 Rate Cent Is RestrictedEffective Air Mail '2 Jax Officers, In "Shangri La": ,, ; / .1 I IAs



/. I' ,, +" I" May 1 the Air Mall Tokyo: Raided 'Praise Flier's *, ;
rate of six cents per half ounce ,
cr fraction thereof for letters to
,
.
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I a members of Naval forces, contrac Army Pilots And Crews I I to run smack onto a.,",number el
tors, and civilian employees out small enemy ships.

tFor side the continental United Statesis Thorough In All Preparations S'ghted' Then Sunk
applicable only to Air Mall let- "They were sunk ,almost as soon
ters addressed to a Navy destination Say iLeuts. (jg) Holm'' as they were sighted," Hovind related -
in care of either Fleet Post
"but even so we were plenty
'ornl: Office, New York or Fleet Post And Hovind seated. We thought one of them

Office, San Francisco. have oft radio
might gotten a message -
lid Navy personnel serving at Army I Junior Grade Lieutenants Star revealing our presence.

rt posts at which np Navy mail ser ley R. Holm and Ralph D. Hovind, !; "The Army fliers hadn't plannedto

rill F f V. a r'r vice is available are subject to operational training instructors take off until later In the day,
Army postal regulations. The regular now aboard this station) were on I but after we ran on those enemy
nd rate of six cents per ounceis the Aircraft Carrier "Hornet" ships it was decided to sendoffthe
be applicable to air mail for Alaska when General Doolittle's big Tok-' bombers immediately,,' even

ve shore activities when addressedcare yo-bound B-25's took off for their though it meant 400 more miles
'
he CXHALI: of Fleet Post Office, Seattle. historic raid on Japan.At than they had planned."

he Air mail addressed to a geogra- the very moment Japanese The "Hornet" and her escorting
.rt CRRWL 'STROKE s phical location outside the con- radio announcers were boastingthat vessels didn't tarry long at the

2 tinental limits of the United States Japan could never be bombed, place of launching lest the Japanese
bybe will be subject to regular air mall Army bombers were hurling themselves
attack them with land-based
Tile erawl itroke I. a speed ..11'01..d.r emergency ronditlon. It I. a stroke rates applicable to such location. into I
the air after Doolittlein
You impruv'e stroke by studying tile planes.
to ran
/o get out of danger or 'our
sketches and training hints and J'bY practicing them in the water, Oversas addresses must be Navy perfect take-offs. Roth Are Heroes
I. Relax and keep your' body" near water level an poulble.Z. numbers wherever such numbers According to Lieutenants Holm I I
"We out of there fast
got as as
down motion .f the legs, knees bendingslightly.
: Kick pith. a loose up and flip have been assigned by the Navy and Hovind there was nothing hit we could" Hovind declared. "We

rem S. 'Ihe arm stroke has two phases (a) The elbow lift first out *f the water I departmentI ... or miss about the Army's prepa \ didn't know but what" they sad our
.. the hand. The hand Is _
trailinsr. --I
mmA U cried forward ullh -- rations. Each had its
'- plane crew
nst. trl front: J.-the the -- location and expected general quartets
flipped forward loosely, palm down, In (b) "pull. I I 1
, arm mores slowly down through the water'with pressure applied gradually ..4 Sailors Here From6Star own particular Tokyo objective I battle stations) to be soundedat
; .It the! way through bark to the thigh. l spotted on a large scale map and any time."
: e I fit In with the arm stroke ryrle. Breathe on one tide 1 only. War FamiliesContinued all were military. Any statements
Veterans
I (ungrizzled) despite
.
Ai the elbow:: lift for the rerotery, turn the head up for a gasp Intake of
air through the mouth.. A* the elbow comes forward turn the face! straight I from pate otie to the contrary-any talk of their youth, both Holm and Hovind
0he down and start blowing out the rose and mouth. (The more you blow out, Capt. William E. Powell, Army bombing schools and hospitals, put I have Distinguished Flying Crosses
hea Ids f the better jour breathing I I. likely stroke.to be.Jt) will be smoother and easier. I Lt. Henry E. Powell, Army and out by the Japs is pure eyewash i earned in the Midway Gilbert and
I. S.dm"Ith a long relaxed sliding
Keel that you' are gliding through the water. Pvt. Roy C. Powell Army Air they insist. I Marshall Islands and Santa Cruz
--------- I Mother Mrs. C. A. Powell Cots
st -- ---- ---- Corps. Slept on battles.
Lee Field Boxers I 1016 South Pennsylvania Avenue, The 16 bombers and their crews With their squadron mates
de Louis Tops Conn Lakeland, Fla. were a net addition to the "Hor they'\e sent their dive-bombers

;pest As Station ChoiceContinued Ashby Torrence, NAS Jax net's" own full complement of screaming down on Jap cruisers
Win To End Season i Frank Torrence, Merchant Marine, men and planes. battleships, cruisers and lesser
us from page six' William D Torrence, Army Jake "We didn't have rooms for craft. Once they scored seven direct
"lfJ Lee Field's victory over Seaman : Delaware)-"I'll string alone with the Torrence, Army, and Ward Tor them," Hovind explained "so we hits on a carrier deck and

td Guard 5 to 2, last Friday night champ. Louis who Depends on his hit. rence Army. Parents Mr. and took them in with us. They slepton another time they passed up a carrier
wound up a brilliant boxing season tine power will never be without! that Mr..\.J' H. Toirence- Lynchburg,. ,cots in our rooms and we got -it was already burning so
Ie for the auxiliary air station's fine advantage while Conn depends on timing Va. to know them pretty well. They fiercely they didn't think it worth-
into squad. Coached by Ensign AlMann and footwork which are much easier Richard Allor Y3c, NAS, Jax, were a swell bunch and very se. I while to attack.

tiI the Lee Field battlers hung to lose. Louis In his last fight Sgt. Bob Allor, Army, Pvt. Lawrence rious about their work. They studied It was just after sinking a car-
up triumphs over Camp Blanding, with Conn was not In the best of I Allor, Jr., Army Pvt. Bernard maps and other data practically -I rier in the Santa Cruz battle that

'it St. Augustine Coast Guard, (twice) shape having fought too many bouts. I Allor Marines, and Pvt. I the whole time they were they came back to see the ""Hor
. NATTC Assembly and Repair and He was on' the stale side. In his next Bruce Alloy Army. Parents, Mr. with us."And. net" dead in the water.
Seaman Guard. Their only loss bout with Dilly I am confident that: and Mrs. Lawrence Allor 81 Ma. we were glad they were They made for another carrier

wes to the NATTC.In he would be much keener and do not pleton Road, Rose Point Farms, busy most of the time," Holm interjected just over the horizon and landed '
!t.Ie the closest match of the final think the fight would go over five or Detroit. laughingly, "those babies on her. Then a number of them

.card: Dick Lee, Seaman Guard, six rounds. All that Joe has to do It Vincent H. Stormes S2c NAS, really took us at poker-which we gassed. : up and took off again for .
ofn outpointed) Bob Empy, Lee Field. catch the Pittsburgh dancing master Jax 2nd Lt. Robert G Stormes, considered an omen of good luck I a shore base co the Hornet's fight-
Fighting at 135 pounds Lee and I against the "ropes and the fight will Army John P. Stormes, AMM2c, 'for their mission." I ers could ride the other earlier to

n. Wallace fought on even terms be all over. NAS, Jax, Moses B. Stormes, Fortune favored the venturers safety.

t'sIe practically all the way with Lee IJent. Riley Smith (former Alabama Army and Albert D. Stormes, until the last day of their ap !I "I just had three gallons of gar!

just barely getting the decision. University All American, Washing Coast Guard. Parents, Mr. and proach-the big day of the take. left in my tanks when I finally
totg Results of the fights were: ton Red Skin pro star and Washington I Mrs. W. H Stoimes, 224 North off-when they had the bad luck i, got aboard," Hovind said.
Medley S. G. and Wallace. L. F. and Lee head football coachShouldLouIs 5th Street, Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
,- draw, 125 pounds; Lee S. G. deci- I and Conn meet today 1 would I Albert Giisham. NAS Jax Arthur --- --- ---

stoned Empy. L. F., 135 pounds; pick Louis to win, but unless the war Grisham Navy John Gris- ,

:(- Perry, S. G. and Robertson L. F., is over sooner than our greatest hopes ham Navy, Frank A. Grisham, War Bond Box ScoreAs
,fY. draw 145 pounds; Taylor L. F. : lead us to believe I think time and Navy, and Howard H. Grisham,
decisioned Starrick, S. G., 155 Inactivity will slow Louis until he can Navy. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin -

Inr. pounds; Mardirosian, L. F. deer be taken by Conn In much the same" A. Grisham, Route 1, Box 460 of 1000 April 28th
,
stoned Folio S. G., 155 pounds; manner that Tunney beat Dempsey Jacksonville, Fla.
III L. F. decisioned Gen. Seaman, second thus, Bob Balcbewformerly A. W. Davies NAS Jax, J. F.
Szatkowski. ,
Drprtment A Squadron<< 10 20 SO 40 60 I 60 70 80J t)0 100%
m nusso, S. G., 155 pounds; Smith.L. ( tennis pro at Surf Club, Miami Davies, Marines, W. M. Davies

F. decisioned Koetka, S. G. 160 Beach Fla.-"My choice Is Billy Marines, J. J. Davies, Marines, andL. J
I Conn. I believe that Louis has been J. Davies Mother Mrs.
pounds.Specialists I Navy. Recruit Center .
champion long enough to become a
first class-Georgia Allie Davies 3500 2nd Avenue, Staff of N.A.O.T.Naval .
Abrams and Al Nettlow refereed little bit careless. Conn on the other North St. Petersburg, Fla.J. .
hand has not yet been champion and Training Sta. (Adm.).
Kovalick Marines
the E. NAS
fights. I't 6-
Aviation
Hill not be satisfied until he hasachieved Training .
Air
Jay J. Kovalick
J.
--.at Army Ordnance I
his goal. I look for him to J. Kovalick G. T. & Gunnery 0
r; Standings;; Corps E. Army
Softball Assembly & Repair .
be he
Just as aggressivewhen fights Kovalick and
Army Paratroopers,
tf American League Louis again and more determined to Mrs. Yard Department A
T. Kavolick Navy. Mother. I .
tV J. 1'.1. :: win the fight" Communications
Kovalick, ;324 Thirwell Avenue
Itt 'Ptu..ul A . . . t 1.0 --- Mary Main Dispensary L
: 'I'.e-It..e loft .... .. 1 I.... I I I Hazleton, Pa. Jax G. Public Works
4a I W. W. Masters, NAS W.
e' h+hipe Company .. . 1 1 I.... Lieut. Clarke Will Name Masters Navy, B. C. Masters, Supply
Navel Hospital ......... 1 1 ..501'VII :I and Personnel .
Navy, V. W. Masters Army
I.N Hangar . ....... 1 1 ..504B.atheose Station Softball TeamThe M. H. Masters, Army. Mother Physical Training I
. ... ..... 1 1 .514 Neb. Squadron VO-VCS No.1 L
Masters
Mrs. Sophia Tryon.
hips! Store Ash. .. ... 1 1 .S" station Softball Squadron VPB2 No.1'
"varsity" S2c NAS -
R. C. Jax.
Castleberry, --
9M r.r..1 B . .... .... t ,004 squad will begin to take shape to. C. E. Castleberry, Sic. Navy W. Squadron VPB2 No. 2 1 i

Photo Lab . ..... ..... 3 .tt4 morrow, Lieut. Gordon Clarke who G. Castleberry, GM3c, Navy, R. T. Squadron VSB No. 1 N
'Marie Guard ........... I g .H4 Squadron VF No. 1 .
: is in charge of the softball leagues S2c and H. E.
Castleberry, Navy, >E
4N ...II..B..r. . ... ... 1 .004 will name a squad composed S2c. Parents Mr Squadron VTB No. 2 .
Castleberry,
t'esmaa G.d B .. . ,140 I of star from the teams Lee Field Air Sta. (Adm.) .
performers and Mrs. W. L. Castleberry Adel
Cecil Field Air Sta. (Adm.) .
National
League
It now competing in the five station
W L Pet.A Ga.B. Naval Air Gunners School .
: leagues.It S. Coombs S2c( NAS Jax.
.t B . . . '3 l.eflO has not been announcedhow Naval Hospital
: yet Pvt. H. Coombs, Army, Cpl. M.
0A VTll-2 . .. .. .. .. .....2 0 1.000 I the new team Marine Barracks I
: many games T. Coombs, Army Sgt. W. Coombs
\'rB-1 . . .... ....... .2 1.100 will but the personnel of the Mayport Section Base .
play Army and Pvt. R. Coombs, Army.
Seaman Gaud; . .... 1 1 1.000 will continue to their Office of Commandant .
4II squad play on Father Mr. W. W. Coombs Holly

. ": Disbursing i i ()Ii: :: : 1 .500: departmental teams.the station team Ridge, N. C. f
1 Uniforms for Harold Rasmussen AM3c, NAS
Wala Dispensary .. .. .. 1 ..000boeksFerrles ( will be grey trimmed yith bright Jax, Lloyd Rasmussen, Merchant Goal l ..............._.....__.............E0
.. ... ..... 1 ..000t ( .
blue and gold. Marine Pvt. Richard Rasmussen
,
tld +.reli..per' .. ... ..... I 1 .OO( -- Army Air Corps Sgt. Stanley Ras Present Attainment .....................................-......... 73%
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t.eI 'O\'CS . .. .. ... ... .. :a ..000V ( --y
r-fit . . .. . .. 0 I ..000Es I mussen, Army Air Corps, and PFC -'+ -

a G . . . .S :I ..IIIIGHflt'prA The Smoking Lamp James Rasmussen Army Air
Corps. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. LJ. "

( League n' I. p.t. Continued.-from page four .. Rasmussen. East 3814 9th, Spokane J 100( };, Honor Roll

Operations . . . : S II 1.1)00Inteligenee little lady walked by in all her Wash. NAS Jax, Sub-divisions Reporting lXHr( Participation in) War Bond
C. G. ,
.. . ... 1 II J..000Na".1 : glory with clearance enough for a B. Wince.S2c.Sp2c. C. Allotment Drive: WAVES attached to S. O. Headquarters, Chief
N. Wince Navy. Cpl.
lfompital . ... Z 1 .li61 Commander to pass through.A Pvt H. L. Wince Commissary Stewards School A.T.D. Personnel Office, Navigation -
R . . . .. ... :1: 1 ..1111t4tlut ; B. Wince and Army.P\t. M. B. Wince., Office, Radar Office and War Bond Office; Radio Central
l/f. . . 2 1 ,66 moth walked Into bill Army,
t fly commanding Army Patents Mr. and Mrs. H. Watches 1, 2, and 4 ; WAVES of Operations Tower; Fire Depot t-
Supply t'ommisssry. .. .. 2 1 .1067 officer's office to request West m nt. No. 1 and No. 2; Police Department; Main Station Galley;
1 I "1'-s . . .. % 1 407V01C ; a favor. Before lie. could L.J.Wince R. }Fox Pike NAS Jax.Virginia.Sgt. J. E. General Station Rated Men; WAVE Galley; Student Officers

::1'9 . ... .. ..i. 1 1 .500 say a word, the officer remarked C. D. Fox Army Mess; Commissary Bldg.; Supply Bldg., officers and men);
Fox Sgt.
1t I I'U--O'f ... .......- 1 Z .333 "I ought to put you on report Army R. J. Cox Army and Pvt. Plane Crew No. 4 VPB2 N6. 1; and Squadron VPB2 No. 2 Third
v I "2.OTI'I .. . .: .... 1 I ..331ylspennary Jones this Is the first Cpl. Mr. Division, Student Officers and Ordnance Departments NTS
; ; . . .... 1 Z ..331V time )'011'", been In uniform." and D. P.Mrs.Fox.Charles Army.R. Parents Fox, 1313, B. Platoons 110, 112-C, and 113; Personnel Office; VPB2 No.1'

'l'-3t . .. .. It Z .IIOG II Pa. Material Store Room, Ordnance. Hanger Detail 2nd Plane Diy. I
1 1'.bHe; "'..rle. . . 0 S .OIH) We could still use mOle stories Redfield-Street- -,,, Philadelphia.-- Gunnery Office, Personnel Office and Bks. Detail; Main Side Pct

1 so just Jot them down when = Office Directory;; T-5 Sec. 2; VPB2 No. 2 Student Mechs. and

1 Hanley Leaves Station they happen and send them to the 125 Trips!! Per DayU. Inst., Plane Div. 1; VSB No.1 Flee Gunnels Flights LAM,

t Dave Hanley BMlc who was SMOKING LAMP, Jax Air News, S. NAVAL AIR STATION, Cecil Field VTB2 WAVES Material: Store Room; VPB No. 1

.utst ding as the third baseman Public Relations Office or call ex- Corpus Christi, Texas.-The Nile- Radio Air Crewmen; Control Tower Operations; A & R Flight
) last year's baseball team has tension 8542. SMOKING LAMP'SOUT. ces Transportation company is Test-Dfpt. and Training Dept; Marine Guard at Naval Hasp;

been transferred from the station. blazing a trail to the Naval Air Shore Patrol Office and I'JHce'SB; No. 1 Radar TroubleShooters

It Hanley who was a member of the Station by making 125 trips daily Radio Shop and structures: Dcpt., at Cecil Field; Intelligence -
permanent shore patrol requested "A hero on Guadalcanal Is any to NAS points. ,They carry the office enlisted personnel; Jr. BOQ Mass; Student' Off)

I and received transfer to )lighter- guy who can hold a rifle."-(Sgt. greatest number of passengers per I cer's Mess; NATTC Personnel Office and Utility! Dept.

than-alr duty. Barney Hoes, Maiines.) mile In any city of the state.'





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'Awarded Medal FormerTowers'Girl Cameras Clicks They Give BfooJ

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Is A 'Lucky'WAVESuzanne ,\ ,
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Likes
Snyder ai i c :) .. Aviation And She Drew y .. :, ,!. J\
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l' '''. Post At This Station; A ;rJ'
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; Wants To Stay in Service ,

Ily Lt. (jg) Elizabeth Ballantine

I "'I have always longed to join ,

I : the Navy, and here I am" said !

I ;' Suzanne Snyder, Yeoman 3c, ai
attractive WAVE from Jamaica, +

Long Island, New York. r

"Last spring, long before the<

I WAVES were organized, I wrot<

I to Washington to ask if I could bin < .
the she recalled with ,
Navy" "t,
pride. "I think I've been very; 4y, : ,

lucky. I've had everything ;I ____ .
Ll ut. Coradr. Gifford Grange wanted, because I asked for work R N..
in aviation and I am very proud .
of the Jacksonville Naval Air Sta- iw.

CommunicationsOfficer tion.

I Yeoman Snyder is assigned to ,
the transTt-r section of the Main

j Here Goes Personnel Office on the Station O- _

After recruit training at Cedar

Falls, Iowa she received special .It

To Corpus Christi ized training in the school for Yeoman j

I at Milledgeville, Georgia

, I "My hobby has always been any

Radio Expert Once Honored thing to do with aviation," said Man bites dog-for a worthwhile puriwse. The boys at the Photo Lab, who have taken numerous pic

For Work In Florida I Suzanne reflectively. "And when tures of patriotic civilians and servicemen donating Mood for the Jacksonville Blood Bank, volunteered
the war is won, I want to stay ir themselves the other day but it didn't go unnoticed At the appointed time, other photographer showedup

J Hurricane, Now Has Naval l aviation and in the Navy!" and clicked the shutter. (Note: The clickers also contributed) Photographers on the tables are L. J,

Reserve Decoration Former Powers ModelFormerly Schult/e (left) and V. M. Gould. The others left to right: Lucille Settle, Bank nurse, D. E. Payne, Mrs.

a "Powers" model, Su Marian Hentz, Bank supervisor<< and A. F. Iljan.
zanne is physically qualified for an ____ u_ _
Commander Gifford :
Lieutenant active life Before she
: Grange, C-V (S), U. S. N. R, of I II enlisting ----
modelled afternoon and evening "Forward Marchl"! These High School'
I Jacksonville, since December, 1940, Softball/
clothes and suits for a large storein I

the assistant of this Station communications, was detached officer ment New there York came City.as Her r result assign of Students Have Marines To Drill' ThemIf Chatter

and will report to Corpus I
yesterday tests with the John Robert Powers I __
Christi, Texas, as Communications l- there is a military job to be done, "tell it to the Marines". _
Studio in New
Yoik.
Officer of the Naval Air I That's the way it worked out for Clay County High school, GreenCove
"I wanted to design clothes, and Chips from a softball scorebook
) Station, and the Naval Air Train I had Springs, Fla The problem of setting up a Victory Corps, Including -
I of dan :
\ ing. Center there I aspirations being a I military drill, for their :300: boys and girls confronted Principal
she commented. Asked about
cer, Numerically speaking, the gameis
He awarded the Naval Re- J V. Revels and Athletic Director Alvin H. Cohen last fall.
was her dancing experience, she dis- currently the No. 1 sport on
Medal Captain Stanley I With drill instructors available i
serve by closed that she studied modern no pride of posture and bearing. this Station with upwards of 500
J. Michael, Commandant, in a' dancing with Sara Mildred Strauss,, they called on Commander men competing in league play .
ceremony here Monday afternoon i New York. At that time Suzanne Charles: G Shone, USNR Com Girls Also Benefit Lieut. Gordon Clarke, whose efforts -

On May 1, Lieut. Commander considered entering the field of manding Officer of adjacent Benjamin "The instruction given us by in behalf of the game have

Grange will hive completed IS physical education and majoringin Lee Field Commander I your Marines has aided our entire won him the sobriquet of tbe

years continuous service in the dance. Shone at once gave the Marine physical education program tremendously "Father of Softball on the Sta-
Naval Reserve having enlisted as She is in all guard detail at Lee Field the "go "
I proficient sports by teaching the real tion, is employing a total of 13
Radioman 2c on May 2, 1925. but elects tennis, skiing, and swimming ahead" signal and the Marines tookon meaning of coordinated effort," diamonds in league competition.There .

He first received outstanding as her favorites. Having the additional duties of instructing says Coach Cohen. He explainedthat are four fields at A & R

recognition for his accomplish 1 participated in competitive swim- the high school studentsin the school, stimulated by this two at Mason Field, two at the

ments when the devastating 1926 ming and diving, Suzanne is anxIously the fine art of close order drillas direct contact with actual militarylife west end of the flying field, and

hurricane struck South Florida. It awaiting an active swimming brought to perfection by the has built an obstacle course one each at Operations T-5, Boat-

was through his efforts that initial season in the WAVES pool U. S. Marine Corps. similar to that used by the sailorsat house, Hospital, and on the cornerof

contact was established with Miami I here. Do line Job Lee Field and that the boys Mustin and Yorktown Road .

and he was largely instrumental -- --- --- Platoon Sergeant Rufus C. Jones have improved greatly in their I As the program is enlarged addi-

in sending out the first I with other NCO'c and privates of manner of doing difficult stunts tional diamonds may be built

pleas for assistance for the stricken "NOB Norfolk" Is Not the Lee Field Marines, began the The girls have benefited even more
I NCO'sare the dull Coach Just to keep the' record
area. drills late last Fall. The from physical ,
Mail Address the I concluded. stniight, as well as the<< umpires,
He received a commendation for Proper high in their praise of Cohen

his work during:: the disaster from j I I way the youngsters have "caught Now that the high school stu- the various national leagues softball have rules adoptedthe togovern

the Navy Department through the I All hands on this station have on". I dents have learned the fundamentals play The club managers -
Chief of Naval Operations. Soon been advised that the Post Office I In the words of Commander of close order drill, the older also repealed an early decision -

he was advanced to Radioman lc.I I department does not consider I Shone who has taken a personal I! boys are being trained in giving and voted to make the

later becoming Chief Radioman "NOB, Norfolk, Virginia" as a I interest in the results, "The Marines commands, so that they can takeover use of regulation softball cleats

and winning his Ensign's commission I proper mail address. I have done a fine piece of'i next Fall to bring the Marine optional. That means can
in 1923 lie became a Lieu- In view of the fact that "NOB, work." According to Coach Co-'I tradition to a thoroughness and' cleats not you
wear extending: O'f't3S's
tenant Commander in June of Norfolk" does not maintain a central -, hen, the training has helped the precision in military drill to still I of an inch from the sole

1912. directory for all Naval activities youngsters, not only physically but younger future t'icans--among I of the shoe By the wahief \'.
A graduate of Duval High In the vicimy of Norfolk such i also by teaching them the mean- them pcthap-i a number of future I (' Gt'or McAfee Iii now
I
I School. Lieut Commander Grange is Naval Receiving Station, Naval ing of discipline and developing Marines Illzzoner, the Ump officiating
Naval Reserve while Fralnlng[ Station Naval Air Station -------- -
;S enlisted in the i --- In the Officers! loop Unlessall
a sophomore at the University of and Camp Allen for the Seabees I WinsVi0(0 Prize
Lieut. McLean Pedals; 1 signs are misleading! A &: R
Pi does the Naval Air Station
of
Florida. He was a member as and VPB3 are going to wt a
I Kappa Phi fraternity. it Jacksonville for all Naval activities : Saves Gas and Shoes i rapid gait this season. Both
in this vicinity, it is prac-
to beirr
For many years prior teams have flashed a- plenty
called for active duty at the Ja I''k- ically: impossible for the Norfolk I Transportation proves quite a savvy In early tests After
addressee
sonville Naval Air Station In 1940.: Post Office to deliver to the problem to many service men at dropping two games by identical

Lieut. Commander Grange was a letter addressed simply the Jacksonville Naval Air Station scores of 1-0 to Cecil }Field

i 1 interested in radio work, and 'NOB' Norfolk". I but Lieut. G. McLean at Student I yMh. A & R came back and eked out

I served as radio engineer and announcer 'I I As the Norfolk Post Office is i Officers' Headquarters didn't let the Cecllites by 2-1 and 41.

I for \VJAX A radio amateur now returning to the sender all the bugaboo hamper him long ?
I number of Dans have
I and experimenter since 1920! mall addressed simply "NOB, Nor- I, On Nov 4. he obtained a bicycle : A Fancy
he credits the "Ham" operators : folk" with the endorsement "Re- and since that time, by accurate been spotted In early performances.mc1udlng' ,
Julius
throughout the nation! with assisting I turned For Better Address" all I I check, he has pedaled it a total 1 k Interim Overhaul. who Steinhofer of
I in the development of a com- hands here were advised that mall of 669 miles about the base. He picketed
I I second base for Hartford, Conn., in
munications system which is serving -] orderlies at the Directory and at : estimates that he has averaged
an excellent purpose In the I the various mail units on the Station around five miles per day. I .,. the Eastern league; Newt Dermott
I I of Aircraft Averhaul who
have been directed not to ac- played : present World War. It is exactly one mile from Student -
I third for West Palm Beach in 1
He was fonnerly commanding' (rept "NOB, Norfolk" as a forward- Officers' Headquarters to the ./
the Florida East Coast
loop; Ray
Ing address administration building and I ..
officer of the Naval Communications main Norman able shortstop for Ships ..I
Reserve Unit in Jackson -- -- Lieut. McLean makes the trip at Store Ashore and a veteran of the '
ville. least once per day ,
fast Jax last
City league
year;
During his stay at the Jackson- WAVE Yeoman Weds He isn't burning up any gasoline shoes, Jimmy Day of A &: R, a flinger
ville Naval Air Station he made and is saving his rationed t T who tossed 'em last season for
Annapolis GraduateEnsign too, although he admits that he .e
technical refinements in the tele- the Miami Eastern Airlines club
little of the val-
phone system at the base for might be using a that reached the finals of the state
Charles Arthur Pendle- his tires.
rubber for bicycle
I uable
which he was commended by Captain softball tourney; Stan Pointek, of
ton, Jr., and Norma Medeiros, Y3c, Among the others who ride bikesis .
C. P. Mason I $ Minor Overhaul, a fonner outfielder -
sf the Malnslde Personnel Office Lieut. Madison Gordon, assistant ..
and the two children -' for Houston in the Texas league
Mrs. Grange 16
April 16 miles
were married on Friday, Public Works Officer, per M
will probably follow Lieut. t ; and John Brinson of Ships
church at Falls Lieut.
In the historic day, and have you seen
Commander Grange:: to Corpus Church Virginia, of which George Ralph Nyborg's bicycle motorcycle SPlc Jed Bcaudin, above, whosetalents Store Ashore first baseman who

Christi this summer Washington was once a vestryman. contraption? now belong to our Uncle, gained pro Ga.baseball experience with

t-- has been notified he won a special Waycross,
of Mr.
Ensign Pendleton, the son '
Pendleton of prize of $50 In a national news We'll credit' all you softball
and Mrs Charles A.
Material Commendations 114 E. Columbia Street, Falls Need Women ReportersThe picture photographic competition enthusiasts with an assist If
Heaudin, a former Sf'attif''ash.., this column
you'll help supply
Church, was a member of the June JAX AW NEWS Is look-
at Material Inspection enlistedin of Interest about the
Commendations newspaper photographer with items
1942 class of the Naval Academy. at the
last Friday were awarded ing for Navy wives living the Navy on Dee 1. lie 1* now leagues. We need news about
he is active on
At present on duty In the
the following: Dldga. 703, 703, 710. the West Coast and flew East for various housing projects on active duty at NAS. the players, unusual Incidents la
to act as news'
Jacksonville area
714, 650. 707 600. 601, 610. 612 the Yeoman Medeiros games or outstanding plays.C'mon .
ceremony.
620, 800, 801 802/ : 803 and 803 Dispensary whose home is in Pala, Maul, c or r e H p reporters ondents. are Particularly the wivesof Tails We LOla boys, and call the JAX
>- ; Cold Storage Plant; FireHouse needed as AIR NEWS, Ext. 8' 30. S
Hawaii met Ensign Pendleton ends to If
enlisted men at Dewey Park, The Lord gave us two use
No. 1: Ships Service, No. 3: while she was with the U. S. Navy Cumberland Road and in the One to think with, one to sit with, \jgi- )
Barracks H, X, J. M. N, 0, and B has taken '
which The Navy prominentpart
the station. Those The war depends on we
project on
Radio Tower; Station Brig; Has in the development of earth
Plant North Sidr The Medical Department of the Interested are urged to write the choose,
Disposal ;
Sewage 115 Victory Gardens P12I6B :'avy includes doctors, dentists, JAX AIK NEWS, Public Relations II Heads we win. tails we lose induction compasses, bubble sextants -
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