Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: May 13, 1943
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Enlisted WAVES Meritorious Mast Held For WAVES A. 0. T. C. Begins Second

Given Chance To <'t4

:, Become Officers ', Year Of Preparing Navy

. Six Months Active Duty Fliers To Meet Enemy

Required Of Applicant;) -

For Indoctrination

Phenomenal Made Uncle Sam's Fast'
The answer to the question most Progress By

frequently asked by the Enlisted. Growing 'Post Graduate' Sky Fighting School
WAVES has arrived and those assigned

to this Station now have. Staffed with sky fighting veterans as flight Instructors, the Naval
an opportunity of becoming Air Operational Training Command,,with headquarters here is entering
if they can meet the require and air the
its second year of teaching newly-winged pilots crewmen
ments. final maneuvers that fit them to go directly into combat against the
. ... rospective candidates may ob'tsln enemy when they Join Uncle Sam's far-flung battle fleets.
blanks from Lieu
i application w: i This widespread command, centered
f" tenant (j jg) George EUasi. Assis : largely in Florida Stations,

, tant Educational Officer Room passed its first birthday anniver
i 225, Building 054, who will conduct Hollywood Musical sary on May 6.

r '; the preliminary interview Applicants Under the leadership of Rear

I[ "' for further training forr' Admiral A. B. Cook, whose distinguished
commissions in Class W-VS) U. S, Plays On Station career dates back to
I Naval Reserve must meet the following -
1906 when he reported aboard the
requirements: U. S. S. PENNSYLVANIA for active
t (a) Be a citizen of the United Tonight TomorrowHarry sea duty, the progress and
States or ito insular possessions! At what Is believed to have been the first Meritorious :Mast for
of the NAOTC
r between- the age of 20 and 50 WAVES In the country, Yeoman Third Class Claire Stevenson (left growth embracing
various of from
year: above) and Seaman Second Class Louise A. Powell were commended byCaptain Savoy Is Master Of Miami, phases Fla to Purcell training Okla.,
baccalaureatedegree J, Michael, USN, commandant of the Station. The
(b) POMH *M a Stanley
thence to Chicago, 111., and east to
. from an accredited university entry on their service records reads: "Commended by the Commandant Ceremonies; 16 Lovely Fan- the
, Chesapeake Bay region,
In lieu zeal and devotion to duty in attaining 100 percent "
or college, or for outstanding
chonettes Provide Dancing been nothing less than phenomenal.
thereof must have completed monthly subscriptions to the War Bond Drive No. 2 from the officers

successfully two years' work la and men of the Naval Air Gunners School, Jacksonville, Fla." The I
to the Gunners "Hollywood On Parade" Is the Admiral Cook qualified as a
tat accredited university or college two WAVES were sent on a temporary assignment aviator
Naval at Pensacola in
normally leading to a degree School at the request of Lieut Stanley E. Wagner, USNR. The bond name of tonight's USO show at

.. and In addition have not drive, scheduled to last for a month, was completed In only two weeks. the Main Station Auditorium, 1928 Long of aerial experienced and warfare in all
phases sea
bad less than two years profes- Yellow Water Is the first and only station In the United States as yet bringing many outstanding acts. the Chief of Air TrainIng ,
atonal or business experience. reported going 100 percent. On the opening day of the drive there the The show may include upon arrival has held successive Operational -
characterand allotment minute for nearly ten hours.Sailor here, one or two big-name posts as
(c) lie of good moral girls averaged an a commanding officer of the aircraft
stars of and screen.
be able to pad the physical -- I
carrier LANGLEY which he maintained
I Roughhouse and comedy, acrobatic -
examination prescribed by -- I I first in her class for battle
the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery I 90% At MayportBuy and artistic dancing, the
Beware show Includes everything to round efficiency; Chief of Staff of the
; ,
I for enlistment In Class' V-9, Commander Aircraft
out a good evening's entertain- Squadrons,
USNI:. Your ShirtA War BondsOfficers ment. Harry Savoy, old-time, and Battle Force; Commander of the
(d) Have no dependents' under Keep Aircraft carrier LEXINGTON;
'r 18 of I modern comic and showman, will
year age.f
Commander of the Aircraft Scout
. not to preside as master of ceremonies.Joe .
k ( ) If unmarried the agree of train Series of Articles Exposing and enlisted men of the I and Jane McKenna, brother ing Force, and Commander of Aircraft

marry during period Mayport Section base didn't miss and sister warriors, play turn- Patrol Force, United States
Crooked Promoters
'n#; the boat in the War Bond Fleet, with additional duty as Com-
their I I April about as they battle each other in
., (f) Be recommended officer as by suitable! | Who May Be Operating drive. i cleverly faked, but wicked-looking. mander, Carrier Division Three.
material for commission In i Here's what they did: sham battle of fists, kicks and From 1936 to 1939 he held' the
the Women's Reserve a USNR. I in Jacksonville I I Of the total personnel BO per- wrestling tactics. The act Is aOntlaird highest post in Naval aviation as
I II cent subscribed varying amounts. I II Chief of the Bureau of Aeronau
(g) Have served 6 months on p je M'''
Their subscriptions amounted to
continuous active duty. EDITOU'S NOTE-This Is the I tics.From Pensacola and
I 321, percent of the total payroll
Candidates recommended by second in a series of articles of the Section Base, this figure Including Navy Radio ProgramsThe Christi to the Jacksonville Naval

their commanding officers must written by the Better Business cash and allotments. I, Air Station have come student
have clearly demonstrated their Division of the Jacksonville "And," remarked CommanderM. following radio programs fliers after completing their intermediate "

officer-like qualities as determinedby Chamber of Commerce for the R. Sanders, commanding officer, will be broadcast by Jacksonville training and ready for
their general bearing, appear officers! and enlisted men of this "we're mighty proud of that record. stations from the Naval Air what might be termed their "post

ance, alertness executive ability,, Station. Its purpose Is! to warn I think the men made a remark- Station: t'ontinard on pace tw.
and leadership qualities.Accepted personnel here against the crooked able showing." I Friday WJAX (2100-2130)) __, /
candidates will be ordered promoters and racketeersthat : Naval Air Technical Training /
to the U. S. Naval Reserve may be operating In Jack s--- Center auditorium, "Navy Marine Officers /

Midshipmen's school (V-9 Indoctri sonville. So read this ants subsequent Firemen Are Needed Wings" ,.,.. -
nation) Northampton, Massachusetts articles carefully, and Saturday WMBR ((2000- -'

where they will be transferredto beware. Fellows, here's your big oppor 2030)) Main Station auditorium, Getting New Posts

a rating of Apprentice Seaman,, tunity to make that childhood "Swing With the Navy" .
Class V9. Upon the successful Scheme dream come true. Remember how Sunday WFDQ (19302000)All '
completion of one months' training,, Photograph Enlargement you wanted to be a fireman with a Saints Chapel, "Navy Ves Capt. John W. Finney-And .
Reserve Whether It be you, your wife, little .
they will be appointed big red hat when you were a pers. -
Midshipmen and will continue their mother or sweetheart, what person shaver? Well, volunteers are now Tuesday -WJHP (21002130)Naval First Lieut. L. E. Biles Go-

training leading to an appointment does not have a cherished pictureof requested for the New Fire Sta- Air Technical Training ing Into College Training
in the appropriate rank. This a loved one that he or she would tion. :Men interested in this typeof Center auditorium, Naval Air

training will continue for one or like to have enlarged, tinted and work submit requests to the Technical Training Center audi- Program

two months, depending upon the framed? Because this Is true Fire Marshall via their Division torium. "Naval Air Station Concert -
recommendation of the commanding thousands of persons are ready vic Officer. Band." i More changes in officer person
officer of the U S. Naval Re. tims of promoters who make a nel for Marine Barracks are Imminent

serve Midshipmen's School, North business of the enlarged picture The Poor Bool Whose 'Shots'Didn't according to advices received
ampton, Massachusetts, for eventual scheme. Pily by the Commanding Officer,

Candidates assignment.who as apprentice company The solicitor will make explains a beautiful how his [ Take; He's A Forlorn Cuss"Small USMC Lieut. (Col.ret). Chester L. Gawne,

seamen are found deficient either enlargement, hand-finished In oil Captain John W. Finney, guard

.r scholastic aptitude or officer- colors, for a price that seems to By Bernard Kahn, S2c bump!" sneers the for- company officer for the past two
[ike qualities will be returned to be quite reasonable. He says noth- The unhappiest rookie in any tunate fellow with big blops on months, and First Lieutenant
general detail In the rating former ing about the frame-that's the bluejacket bootcamp, and that his arm. "Why look at this. My Loyce E Biles, post adjutant, are
Candidates who Mid at vaccination is big as a water among a small group of :Marine
ly held. as sales talk for his accomplice. Of goes for the recruit center
fall to for Station melon and those tetanus and typhoid officers scheduled to report soon to
shipmen qualify appointment course, a cash deposit is required the Jacksonville Naval -
aa officers W-VS) by that's his commission. He takes and all points north, south, shots hurt like the devil.I Quantico, Va., preparatory to assignment -

reason of scholastic failure will resign your cherished picture, perhaps the east and west, is the apprentice can't raise my arm and I to various colleges where
or be discharged and may, U only one you have, and tells you I I I seaman whose vaccination and didn't get a wink of sleep last I the Marines have units in the new

they so desire, be reenlisted In the that another agent will be backin shots didn't "take". night," he boasts, grimacing College Training Program begin

rating formerly held. a couple of weeks with the He slinks into the barracks I dramatically.We ning in mid-summer.

--vai proofs, and to collect the balanceof where others are proudly dis can regard the situation Under orders to join ColonelGawne's
command about the
the money. After that you wait playing their scars and cringesin I objectively now because, while at
Frenchman To Tell and hope for the package to arrive.If a corner-an outcast, a man there was nothing showy about same time are Second Lieutenants
Aaron Chadbourn Jr. and
our vaccination or shots, they JosephP.
refuse to make the final who didn't make good.
Of Nazi Cruelties you their were an undeniable success. We Mohr, who will be assigned to
payment, or to accept the C. O. D. His shipmates describe
package when it arrives, you can agonies In vivid detail, but he tried not to put on airs In boot- the guard Company of which Captain

Over Radio FridayA be pretty lUre that your cherished can add nothing to the conver camp in the presence of those I Gerald. Feuille is commandingofficer.

the snap-shot loaned He is Just an Alice-Sit. who missed the boat. Our atti-
picture, you sation.
French: chief petty First Lieutenant James D. Carter .
Fighting them, will be withheld until you By-The-Fire; a maft without a tude was one of pity-but on the
officer who spent many months In do It is the second agent friend swollen arm. other hand we decry the elaborate now of the guard company,
pay. or a
a Nazi concentration camp before soul repulsiveness flaunted by will take Lieutenant Biles' place I
who tries to high-pressure you intoordering Now and then some brave
his will be Interviewed I who had thanours. as post adjutant and also servo l
making escape a frame for your enlarge. tries to bluff his way out and be those bigger scars
over the "Navy Wings" ment. of the "regular fellas". Show-offs, we called them. as brig officer. This leaves First
program to be broadcast over station one arm!" shouts a Vaccinations are really Innoc- Lieutenant Milton A Hull, who
tomorrow at Complaints which Bureaus receive "How's your rwapped his gold bars for silveron
WJAX night sufferer, carefully uous, but for a man who owns
by the hundreds allege that successful Is Af Monday, as the ranking junior
his punctured wing. one to say so sacrlllgious. t
.100. story, full of the Nazi cruel the finished enlargements are not rubbing the forlorn ter all, those are the first battle officer of the guard company. Second t
I ,
"Well. er,
1 and of the same quality and workmanship says Lieutenants Alan
and idealogles, is stirring doesn'tseem scars a "boot" gets in the Navy A. Hobbes
failure "Well er it
shown the I
dramatic. It is an eye-witness account as the samples by to hurt much. But I thinkthere' and he's more proud than pain- and J. F. Gresham complete the f
at first agent, that the pictures are I
of the "Nazi Supermen" there. ed by 'em. complement.
a small bump
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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS May 13, 1943

Breslows Proud .Leading Figures In A. O. T. C/s Steady Progress Sailor Beware

Of Prize GardenAt Keep Your Shirt

: Continued trees page ere
s finished in odd shapes, such as
Lee FieldAnd 4-'ij' iji: octagonal or convex, requiring .

frames that: are available only
from the agent, and that such
Rightly So, But No frames are priced at exorbitant

Wonder It's A Humdinger. amounts that are far in excess of
their actual values.
The Owner Is A Chief' Usually these dealers are. free

Commissary Steward 4 agents and all orders are sent in
1 to an entirely different company .
By C. S. Wilkes VIe that does the work and furnishesthe

frames. The address of this
]t's in the books that a Chief
is usually used by the
Steward should be
Commissary a
peddler whose personal where-
leader in developing a Victory
gar ,
abouts are seldom known or avail-
den and Samuel C. Breslow, chief : y able.
of the Lee Field commissary, has
it must Many men at the Naval Air
out-Burpee-d (excuse us, a
have been that last onion) all oth- w M Station are here with their
wives and families and are likely -
ers in the Lee Field housing area.
The house of Burpee (seed. '- prospects for this scheme.It .

roducers deluxe) would be proud is our suggestion that when
rf the chief's and his wife Thelma's photograph enlargements are

gloriouslctory garden. Squash, wanted a reputable and responsible
lima and string beans, tomatoes, b--- J photographic dealer be given

I watermelons potatoes, beets, carrots _., the job.Truth .
I and the aforesaid onions) la Advertising and Selling
Price, Commandant of the Jack .
stand row on row in perfect military sonville Air Station, largest single That's the policy and practiceof
alignment in the Breslow 'activity under the Command from every honest and reputable mer-
garden. The sight of which is
the time the Command was established chant in Jacksonville. We regret
enough to make the tongue of a until he was ordered to that there are some who have no !I
rationed combination salad lover I scruples about taking advantage of
in and Captain
sea duty February;
wag down around his shoe tops S. J. Michael, present Commandantof the ignorance and the trust of t
Horseradish!! TooA j the Naval Air Station. the public-and that Includes the j
skeptical bystander, who r.r men in the Navy. When you run
I With Admiral Cook these
raises vegetables, listened to ,
into that type of merchant, your
the chief reel off the string of % represent thousands of hours of experience should be reported at

foods he raises and remarked, I flying and experimenting and once to the Better Business Bu
""Horseradish! Unperturbed, Bres study in Naval Aviation. All are
reau, 227 West Forsyth Street by
low replied, "We have that too. Incidentally i veteran fliers and most of them letter or by phoning 5-7820.
have been commended in the
they are reportedly hardto past
It will always pay you to- I
for excellence i
here. n particular
grow ,
branches of Naval Aviation "INVESTIGATE BEFORE YOUINVEST'
The fact that the garden and
house is surrounded by a rain- In addition to these officers, Ad-
bow-like display of roses, dahlias miral Cook's staff at headquartershere (To be continued' )

(Jumping the seasonal gun), sweet is composed of men who are -- -'--'il i

peas, zinnias and ragged sailorsno experts in their particular Names of Family
( relation) adds to the Interest branches. To cite one individual, All hands who have members of
of envious passersby.Even Lieutenant Commander J. S.
their family residing on the Sta-
u"> Thach of the heroes of the
Boots, the Breslow's blue one
tion or in the vicinity of Jack-
ribbon winning cocker spaniel, Battle of Midway, is staff gun- sonville are directed to send a com-
shows an active interest in their nery officer. plete list of said members to the
gardening. It is reported that he Much has been accomplished by I Directory, Station poatofflce, giving i:
is not above going out and diggingup the Naval Air Operational Training their full first name and middle
an occasional potato or removing Command within the short names.
the feathers from the egg :, 1 period of 12 months, but with the ...
plant. We hasten to add that 4 -> organizational wheels of this great *"
Boots is a model of canine etiquettebut war machine efficiently function Short Story
his overwhelming devotion to ing it is safe to say that Hitler, When I was a. boy of 14, my
his owners (which is exceeded only Mussolini and Hirohlto view withno father was so ignorant I could
by thor reciprocal feelings) forces feeling of security and relief hardly stand to have the old man
him to try and add a helping hand. Shown abort the prospect of facing Naval Aviation around. But when I got to be 21,
Hard Work RewardedA art high-ranking Navy officers who hay played significant rolesn experts who will be turned' I was astonished at how much the
the development of the Navy's Air Operation! Training Command with
tremendous amount of hard out under this command during old man had learned in seven
ieadquart at the Station during the past year. At top, left to right are the second of
work has gone into developing Hear Adm. A. 8, Cool, chief of the ROTC, who assumed command of the I year operation. __ years
this self-sufficient garden. The organization here May 6, 1942; Capt Stanley J. Michael, who succeeded Rear h I II'
garden area was originally sand. Adm. John Dale Price as Commandant of the Air Station Jut February when I' Grab your Pencils, You Puzzlers!
A good deal of the rich loam in Admiral Price (top, right) was assigned to ta duty.

which the vegetables flourish was Below Capt. John R. Caisady (right/), who, at chief of it,ff, helped Admiral I I ( 3 l.yI
laboriously brought from Ocala on Cook let up the vast network of Naval air! activities under the ROTC it shown I k7
pre-rationing motor trips. shaking hands with Capt. E. W. Litch, veteran Naval aviation officer who succeeded I s-
An orchid to the Breslow's for
him in the staff position early this year
their material contribution to the
nation's food-producing programa fY v--- it0

scallion (doused in Flit) to the A. O. T. C. Begins Second Year Of ,
bugs and insects against whom I 2 z y S

they carryon a continuous Training Navy Fliers To Meet Enemy
counter-sabotage campaign! i 7
i I y
---- Continued front pale one Beach, Melbourne, DeLand, San-
graduate" work. Men, some of ford, Vero Beach, Lake City, St. I
whom have already made their Simons Island, Georgia, and auxi- I .3i 3s
'I I
"N\- Mexican Army Fliers presence felt in the war zones ex- liary air stations at Lee and Cecil

tending from the Southwest Pa- Fields, plus an auxiliary air facilityat
cific to the Aleutians, and from Mayport have come under the
Guests Of Station i there to the battle-scarred coast I jurisdiction of Admiral Cook as I

lof North Africa, have gone out of Chief of Air Operational Training. I i yoJj

7 Officers Stop Over Briefly the Naval Air Operational Train In addition the Air Operational _
I z I
ing Command at Jacksonville dur- Training Command maintains carrier ys 6 w
Here En Route To Texas ;( ing the past 365: days I qualification units at Norfolk, I

After I I Today some of these men, fliers I Va., and Glenview, Ill., as well as
Flight Training In who received their training at |I Jurisdiction over training carriers I

Florida i I Jacksonville, are back here to give I on the Great Lakes, another on 7
Ii i student aviators the value of their | Chesapeake Bay, and a recovery
Seven Mexican Army Air Force experience In actual combat thus vessel.

officers, who had completed oper- preparing Uncle Sam's future Three Aviation Free Gunnery
ational training at the St. Peters- fighters better to meet the Axis Schools have been assigned to the

burg, Fla. Coast Guard Air Station j The mission of: the Air Operational Chief of Air Operational Trainingat 66't
and at the Naval Air Stationat Training Command is to Jacksonville, Hollywood, Fla.,
Key West, were guests of NAS process newly designated Naval and Purcell, Oklahoma. At these o i
Jacksonville, for a day or two last Aviators, and other personnel schools the graduates of the 7w .
week when they stopped over here 'II through an advanced training Navy's class "A" service schoolsare

en route to Corpus Christi, Tex. course m order that such personnel given a course in gunnery, in-
The distinctively-uniformed ofliI I'I may, upon completion of their cluding actual machine-gun firing .+ ... .w> _
cers, billeted overnight in the operational training, be ready for from both fixed and movable'sta-
n.O.Q.'s here, were greatly impressed transfer to fleet units and ready ; tions and turrets. ACROSS DOWN
with the size and efficiency -I 1. Army camp In 37. Refusal 1 These look well 31. That Is: ab.
to take their places in combat I These students must be physi- Missouri 39. Toward la pants 33. Pronoun
of this Station, making operations. cally qualified for aircrew duty. 8. Communication 40. Ahead 2. Rookie 36 Solemn promise
many admiring comments. They i During peacetime It was possible ,I They comprise the following rat- 15' Distress of 41. Resumption 3. Mystical Hindu 38. Grow sleepy
praised American hospitality and for fliers to obtain their fi- ings: Aviation machinist mates, I conscience 46. Account book 4. Know word Opposite
I archaic Issue forth
paid they had been shown the nal training experience with the I aviation radiomen, aviation ord- 16. Alloys used I In 51 Arabian commander mllltaiymaking 5. What: anes baseball team

greatest courtesy throughout their ,I Fleet, but during the present war 'I, nancemen, or strikers for these Jewelry cheap 52. Myself do to bombs: t When the bugler
i 6. Brother of Jacob blows re\ellle\ :
in Florida. >
stay numerous instances have occurred
ratings. 17. Prefix: meaning 53. Article 7. What we shall ab.
The visitors were: Captain Luis where the first flight made bya I The U. S. Navy Marketing Officein out of" 54. Fencing sword exact from 43. Welcome arrlHI I-
Flores Diaz, Captain Moeses Alraraz : newly designated Naval Aviator Jacksonville, and the U S. Na- 18. Souping animal 55. Advance guards tier Bewails home

Nava, Lieutenants Rolando has resulted in combat with the val Air Navigation School, Holly 20.19. Part ot the, :56. Head covering 8 In How the we old tra\eled46.days 47. Type measure
Rodriquez Fernandez, Erique Romero enemy. Today the Naval Air wood Fla., are also under the Jur- Bible ab. 58. Prevalent q) Epochs 48.. Heroic tale
Medellin, Augusto Ramirez I Operational Training Command so isdiction of the Naval Air Opera- 21. Branch of the 59 Compass point 10: Angry 49. War victim
Altamirano, Carlos Rodriguez Co- trains each flier that he is com- tional Training Command. service 60. Affairs Jl 12. Occupy Public announce-57.a chair 50. Near Prophetess

rona and Jacob Estrada Luna. petent to step into his place in a Others who played prominent 23. Aim 64. Worthless dog meat 60. Prefix meaning
Before coming to Florida to re combat unit immediately upon reporting parts in the success of the first 25. WltneiJ 65. Our old sun god 13.. Rega dss title "one"
ceive with the to the Fleet 20. Be 14. 61. What we do not
operational training trained by year of operation of the Command agreeable to 66. Part of the ear 32. Hard stuff to do to the enemy
Navy and Coast Guard, the Mex- air aces to be an ace himself. Include: Captain John H. +iCassady, 28.! Spike of porn 67. Back of the neck advance 62. Scarce
ican airmen had spent some 17 At the outset the Air Opera- Admiral Cook's first chief of staff, 29. Certain, 69. Chemical through 63.: Roasting stake
months on active patrol duty along tional Training Command was as- who helped him set up the vast 30. Ireland) I I.: symbol 24. lie been may In the have 66. What give you superior do not-
the coasts of their own country. signed four existing Naval Air network of Naval air activities and 31. Exists '70. Dyer last war officers your
Arrangements for their training in Stations: Jacksonville, Miami, Key served with him until only recently 32 What? 72. Small things 35. East Indian ter- 68. Small salaman- f

the United States were handled by West and Banana River, all in when he was transferred to the 34: English trolley 74. Traps for catchpave sge 71. Man's der nickname
Lieut. Col. Jose Perez Allende, mil- Florida. Since the establishmentof Navy Department in Washington; 35. Derricks for Ing eels 27. Seesaws 73. Football posl-
itary attache to the Mexican am- the Command, Naval Alt Stations Captain E. W. Lltch. the present towing cargo 76. Long teats' :19. Bee's weapon lion: ab.

bassador at Washington. I at Ft Lauderdale, Daytona chief of staff; Read Admiral J. D (Answers on pare seven)



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May 13, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Paso Tfire.w .

Lieut. Fleener Staged 'Do-Or-Die' Jap HuntIn New Sniffles Haven I New Assignment

I Ready For WAVES

'. Guadalcanal Jungle *-> And He Got His Marti Th WAVES dispensary has f

.-. found a new and it Is hoped, per-
manent home in the WAVES

Marine Flyer Relates How Barracks Building 720. All all- I
Ing WAVES henceforth will take

Strafing Nips Was "Fun", their sniffles and other ailmentsto

But All Too Infrequent Doctor Herschtl Harris and at
Ensign Mary Dunkelberger
One of only three pilots in his the new address.If !!.
r "t however, some WAVES get
squadron to come through the first t > I
i even weeks on Guadalcanal unscathed the Idea that they will not live

'\; First Lieut. R. B. Fleener, until morning without Immediate
U. S. Marine Corps, sat in the liv attention Ensigns Mary Good.I I

ors: ing: room of his home at 1518 Tal- -r j :QTY hue and Frances Kelleher and the 9
bot Aye., and quietly told of midnight Ensign Dunkelberger of
f- shelling by Jap subs and destroyers Medical Staff are still living In '
':; and mid-day bombings- tr the WAVES Officer's Quarter,

?! could set Building 72S.Seamen.
:: 00 regularly you yourwatch
',' by them"-and of how he < Je'4 ---

:. got his personal Jap.

"I was out on the field one dark : Guard Cry
night guiding some planes down to : "",Y.1
the landing strip with flashlights I Lieut, Comdr. Clerk Bucknem

when a sniper opened up on me At "Heave Ho" 'As They
first his shots were way wide andI ,' ....rye :, Takes Over Post
didn't attention to him ; :
pay any >: ,.
"Then he few in pretty ,.. ......'. ,.... '. .\" .
put a : : 'V; Push On "To Sea"Cries
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close and I dropped to the ground. ; .."> 1' t Several of the plane crewmen I I 1'J': ". :
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thought I had been hit and ran 4'1 of "Heave Ho!-"Shove off

out on the field to help me. Our I II Cox'n-"Pull! in your Jib, Fat'I OfficerLieutenant
planes were in by then so we organized Boy! and sundry other would-be
a Jap hunt. I ? !J: l r T nautical remarks emanated from

Stalked by Gun Flashes I f- .. the assembled Section Four, of Commander Clark

i," "We spotted his position from I ;:z 'J Seaman Guard as they gatheredon Bucknam, A-VG), USNR, who for
> his gun flashes over on the edgeof the shore of the St John's RI-
the field and crawled up toward ; ; .; awjdp ver last Monday where they prepared I nine months was personnel officer
I him. Every time he'd shoot we w to "go to sea" in the unit's here on the staff of Rear Admiral

knew he would be blinded for a ." .. ........... '.' .: newly acquired 36 foot whaleboat A B. Cook chief of Air Operational
moment and we'd scramble closer Jl1 : When Chief "Chic" Chandler arrived Training, has taken over a
Finally we were right upon him." ./' : .' V -- ;::1 I on the scene, with Bos'n 2c new assignment as Executive Offi-

I'' It was then that LieutenantFleener's ,(,t,"," ", ,, : Ly" .., ,. ,<1"-, '.. .,ikY .' R. C. Hanken in tow, things quited', cer of the Naval Air Station at
early Navy indoctrinal ; "I- "v .' down and the crews lined up, oars Melbourne Fla.
? /' .' '' .. a.
y.f. : .......... ''''''' .. .I" I
training stood him in good stead."I : 't, 'Jt'! .I < #' in hand, not unlike a picture from He
.tiU C.rv .. ,..., assumed the new duties May
fired one shot and he droppedlike iSw.t.t. +b .1M 4 L.IJ.ul. \ the rowing classics of the past. 1
as successor to Lieut Comdr.
a rock. Pretty lucky. He R. B. Fleener, USMC, Guedelcentl ve'.,,", tender a Jepeneie offic.r'rcigar.ffi This newest activity of the ever- John A, DeMetr, who received orders -
little ravine from from hit collection of ceptured touvenirt. Th. collection includes eJ
was across a I active Seaman Guard Unit, was to report to another station.
me and I was pretty tired and .p bertle flag, leether emmunition box, helmet, cigereHe cete, thrtpnel freg- only recently begun. Lt. Comdr I Lieut. Emanuel Benjamin, A-V
didn't like the idea of scrambling marking, wing "skin"" occupation currency printed by the Nipponese I
marts, engine E. C. Suratt is the "father" of : (Si I. USNR, has been named
around In the dark I shoutedto notes, bar of feetel 1 box of Nip ceremeli, peckegeof
so government, Jep yen" e Jep soep the newest conditioning program.It I A O. T. C. personnel officer to
the others I was all right and I mints, a Jep be.r lebel, e toggle switch, end a Jep beyonet end rifle. I was he who requisitioned the 36 succeed Lieut. Comdr. Bucknam.The .

had gotten him and we went back \ footer for this training. The boatis 1\ new Melbourne "Exec," a

to camp. We buried him" and many it 'fun' but after the beatings' Fleener, they had to "take it" a an eight place, double banked, highly popular officer at this station -
others the next day. they'd handed us, bombings and \ lot more often than they were able all metal craft, with out-board has had a distinguished career
The Japanese soldiers are tough i shellings and strafings I really to "dish it out" tiller and removable rudder. \ both in civilian life and in the
fighters all right according to didn't mind getting back at them."I "Just as I had about reachedthe First to be coached were the Naval Reserve
Fleener, but they were also good think the most fun was at end of my endurance I had PO's of the unit. Next came the I After being graduated from

"retreaters" when the Marines got Rekata Bay, about 175 miles up the greatest thrill of my life," separate sections as eight-by-eight : Harvard college in 1928 and also
after them. the coast from Henderson Field. Fleener related. "Friendly planes the sailors took their turn. Now receiving an A.B. degree from
"Sometimes, from the stuff First Lieutenant Donald E. Mc- were reported approaching. Everything blisters and callouses are proudly I Stanford University the same year ,
they'd leave behind, you'd almost Cafferty, now an instructor at I suddenly became quiet-absolutely exhibited by almost all the men,, he entered flight training at
think they'd shed their skins" in I Naval Air Station Miami, and I still-as we listened for to prove their prowess at the end Pensacola, emerging as a Naval
their hurry to get away, he were flying about 200 feet off the I the sound of those engines-finally of an oarChandler, I Aviator in 1930.

chuckled. I water when we caught two Jap I they appeared DC-3's (trans who is coaching the Lieut. Comdr. Bucknam returned -
Souvenirs Prized fliers to take over finds it easier to take the I
Zeros on floats anchored close to ports) carrying crews to the Harvard Graduate School
Lieutenant Fleener's moat prized had arriv- stroke and sound-off the ca-
the beach. There must have been our planes-our oar of Business Administration and
possession is his collection of souvenirs I about a hundred Japs down there ed!" dence, with a "hihi- hi- hiwhile II completed the course there in

picked up from the steaming I and it looked like they had finished Lieutenant Fleener with theremna.nts the seven other oarsmen struggle 1931, after which he was in the
battle fields in the jungles of I breakfast and were out on of his squadron, was valiantly to keep time with the I Research Department of the New
Guadalcanal after the Marines had ball.Rear evacuated last October, long-experienced Chief Bos'n who !
i the beach playing Haven Railroad for four years.
moved ahead and taken from In Kansas has an oar in China's
captured "Fleener Day" pulled many
Gunners Sco're"When I The next year he spent in making
stores.A The Lieutenant's home is Liberal Yellow river.wa ters. I
we spotted them we a cost analysis for the entire New
willing and interesting con- Kansas. He !is now servingas Considering the land-lubber
and rear England system.
versationalist on the subject of his cocked our planes up our i an instructor of divebomber pilots training received by the "Boots"on
the I Called to active lieu-
duty as a
trophies and on the general do- j seat gunners opened up on I going through the final stagesof this station, these men who
and set them both on fire tenant in the Naval Reserve whilehe
ings while he was on Guadalcanal ( Zeros I their training before being sent for the most part are graduatesof
strafed the was with the Civil Aeronautics
i immediately. Then we
Lieutenant Fleener reveals certain I to combat zones. the Jacksonville Recruit Center
1 minutes while Board in Washington, Lieut.
ball players a few I
calm-like when pressedfor did well
qualities :+ --- very although they are
surely Comdr. Bucknam served as a flight
looking for the gasoline they
details of his personal exploits not accustomed to eight-men whaleboats
Zeros. instructor for three months and
refuel the
had there to I
about his ,
He'd rather talk skipper '
could find Eat More Salt then was assigned to the Aviation
"The only thing we
Lieut. Col. Richard Man- With more practice, and a"knowhow"
had built. Cadet Selection Board,
was a little shack they
USMC, "the most wonderfulguy knowledge of the
grum bomb in months i From that post, he was called
in the whole damn world." I circled wide to glide my f During the summer per- tricks and orders that men must
while Mac was climbing to dive his due I to duty with the Joint American-
But you don't spend seven weekson sons who perspire excessively have to become expert oarsmen
first and blew the Canadian Cadet Selection Board.
Guadalcanal as a dive bomber in. I came in I to exposure to heat and exerciseare the Seaman Guard will soon have
I shack all to hell and then Mac This board's work, requiring: six
without engaging in some exploits equally as fine a barracks-full of I
advised to increase the amount
dived. He must have had a dud weeks, covered all of Canada from
and you can't talk about boat crews as it has teams in many
The eat. Increased : Montreal to Vancouver. It was
souvenirs and because it did notexplode. of salt they con- other
your forever so modest your Lieutenant skipper Japs left the fox-holes they had sumption of salt by such personnel i sports.--- ,-= -- headed by Captain Clark, a Naval
Fleener finally admitted he'd dropped dug on the beach and started to results in less fatigue and prevents -I officer well known here.
Returning to the Bureau of
a few bombs and melted downa run for the trees. cramps and heat exhaustion. I
r No Smoker
TonightThe Aeronautics, Lieut. Comdr. Buck-
few Japs on strafing trips on Mown Down Jap Salt tablet dispensers are located,
to I to the fountains I nam was ordered August 1. 1942
his own account. "Just as they got up run adjacent drinking
Smoker will not to Jacksonville where he became
"We weren't 'pushing over' on came out of my wing-over and throughout the station. Victory
be held at Mason Field tonight. personnel officer of N.A.O.TC. He
vessels day by went down the beach strafing I Personnel exposed
enemy every any In Its place will be presented the held this post until his recent de-
cocked plane and heat or prolonged physical exertion -
+ means, he said.Patrols then I my up
Grim "Fun"Low my rear gunner went to work-we should take four to six salt I USO Camp Show, "Hollywood tachment to become Executive Of-

j; altitude patrols over enemy- really melted a lot of them that tablets daily, depending on the I On Parade", It was announcedby ficer at Melbourne. His promo-
the Welfare tion to Lieutenant Commandercame
amount of heat or exertion experienced Department.Next
held shorelines and inlets hunting trip! i
float planes and landing parties These opportunities to even the Tablets should not be tak- week, Thursday, May 20, on Oct 1, 1942.
the Smoker will be resumed Mrs Bucknam and family will
work exertion, but
were the "most fun" Lieutenant score came all to infrequently, en during or
Fleener had while on Guadalcanal. however, during those early dayson at meal times and during rest with an impressive' list of enter- join him at Melbourne the latter

.It sounds kind of grim to call Guadalcanal. And according to periods. I II taJnera. part of this month.

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UeUtUat Ofttc at see expeat 10 the gcveramcBt. { By Capt. Reuben W. Shrum (ChC). USN

C.pl are dUtribttUd free .t chart to entlited and
who come into the Navy, a great
the To many men
.tlan Naval per*.BBel at the Natal Air StatUu. from
The transition life in
ancillary air .iUtl a. at Le sad Cell: :Fieldf, and tat shock awaits them.
to life at a great Naval Training Station
DUtrlbutUa U else made Spodunk
Naval Air GiBBtr'i Seh *l.
U the H ad4.art rt .( the Naval Air Op rati.aalTr such as ours, or to the happy existence aboard ship,
been In the for
..l.l>c Cmmaad aid the Naval. Air Technical .Train is a great change. Having
back to
some weeks or months, you things as
fog C .wr. '' Well do I recall
they happened in civilian life. a
visit of the U. S. Fleet to New York City In 1930. I
Bear Admiral A. B. C ok, VSN.
Cklft .f Naval Air Op ratloBal Training 1 was serving on the U.S.S. WEST VIRGINIA at the
Jj/\) time, and we were anchored in the lu,1ron River,

CaptaU S. J. Michael, l'SN. just off 96th Street.
mmBdBt, One day a group of prominent iitcUiiuucturers

J* k*.BVllle :Naval Air State* came aboard to be my guests at luncheon Stand-
Ing back near the turret we watched the official

(.....,t&l. J.ha J. O'Mallty (MC),, VSN, ?? |U calls as a group of commanding
officers came aboard to visit the
CommaBdtac Officer,
," Admiral. The civilians were much
U. S. :Naval UoiplUl
Intrigued by the ceremonies rel-

Commander Edward E. DoUccfc, I'SN, ative to bringing on board these
CommaadlBg Officer, ranking officers. The presence of ID
Naval Air (iaaatr'i C'h.olUtat. 4 i the side boys, the snappy salutes,
the Boatswain's whistle, were all

Col. Chester L. Gawae, I'SMC! Rt), new to them. In fact, they coni -
Ommaadlag Officer, sidered it very ctrange. It may
Marine Barrack be hard to a civilian to realize
that such practices are not a ,

CMutaader B. D. Juggles, DE-VG), VSNR, y waste of time. Of course, we can
? Commanding Officer, learn from Industrialists, but they
Technical Training Center can also learn from us. There
Naval Shrum
Warning to'femmes7Hanq'on is a heap of discipline and train-
I4ut. Col? William T. Evan, USMC (Ret), the
ing pound up in the ceremony which takes placeon
CommaadiBg side the quarterdeck. The civilian industrialist talks
Marine AvUtloa Detachment port OF your man- ite safer
over his affairs with his general manager, and
the follows him out he leaves
C...BtaBder Charles G. Shea, A-VG( ), VSNB, ... general manager
Officer of the
Ommaodlag Officer his office. The Commanding squadron -

Auxiliary Naval: Air Statlen, Lee Yield Ne Books In Station LibraryThere's reports to the Admiral and talks over the
necessary strategy. In turn, he is piped over the

A \'(G), V8NB, side. We just have different ways of doing the
C..aNn Themae D. Seathvterth, no rationing of reading, of The New Deal are recounted same thing.
CeatBtaadinc Officer and "take all against a tragic backdrop of isola
I.so "help yourself"
Field There have come down to us customs and
Auxiliary Naval Air Etatien, Cecil many
you want". There's a book toSuit tionism, sentimental pacifism
misedu- traditions. These are handed down over the ages.
running, market-gambling,
The JAR AIR JiKWS ut'thell Camp Newspaper Service every About taste."The world J today" and cation and hog-wash publicity. They are honorable and teach their lessons So,
_t r"l. Re..Ut'.tI.. .( credited Matter preLlbUrd Ham- Both in detail and architectural we learn to play the game. In playing any game
might enjoy:
yesterday, you it is that we observe certain rules. All
War Deparlreit necessary
ef CN0
vHhBt pernilMlea the
bro, D. J.; "HOW TO WIN THE plan, this book portrays emotional
ao E. egad It.. :N. Y. C. PEACE. political and economic travail right--square that hat, give a snappy salute, take
care of your uniform. See that the white braid is
nation faltering I
idealist of a great
Written by a practical clean and that the white uniform is unmussed.
A Thought for the Week: with two decades in Geneva where away from duty and destiny. Mr.Robinson's Your
of American shoes must shine. It will be necessary for you to
'Oue of the great names in recorded history the first great and experiment in world this manners morals indictment, and mistakes wear regulation socks, throw the others away so
him who immunizethe peace rose you will not be tempted when it comes time to
will be that of can book is of the character of a during the past twenty years is
the submarine." but the author refuses change. A military hair cut is not only conven-
ship against leaven and at once a challenge to remorseless,
ient and comfortable it is clean and
looking necessary -
into the of
thinking America. What will hap- to, slip abyss
to Germany after this war? pessimism. Instead of that he to your proper appearance as a Bluejacket.
Rght Shady EnterprisesThe pen Following out these suggestions will be
a good
To Japan? Will the captive peo- holds firmly to the promise of :
second in a series of articles written ples' desire for revenge run beyondthe American life, and concludes witha Investment for you. Let us learn early to play the

by the Better Business Bureau of the Jacksonville bounds of our control? The stirring plea that democracy, game.Cant..

Chamber of Commerce appears to- problems of the coming peace are mislaid and unpractised in the

JAX AIR NEWS. part of the present war, and how woe-begotten interlude between "" :
another of the : :
day :
on page
these questions are answered will two World Wars, be permitted to ft > ..
offered to Naval ..
This service is being importantly affect the course of work.M.A.A.In ( .
personnel on this Station and other Naval activities the conflict itself.

in this area in order to help servicemen Mr. Hambro faces the realities a lighter vein: (Snio1iuLai"

enterprises and unfair that will dominate any peace con- :MRS. PARKINGTON, by Louis
ference; he knows that the peopleof Bromfield. One of America's great-
practices that may be conducted by unscrup- the world will not tolerate the est story-tellers creates a great ..-' dr.A /-

ulous persons coming into the Jacksonvillearea. resurgence of a Germany dedicatedto American personality in Mrs. Par- -- "".
totalitarian ideology, honoringthe kington, a fabulously rich, worldly :. '" '-- "
existed sword and exalting its ancient indomitable old woman, who, I
all know that racketeers
We ::!
creed of blood and iron. He dis at 84 had more zest and energy
even in normal times ; but now with the cusses international courts, labor, than any of her descendants. The By Steve Kalaguin, Y2cA

impact of war on our economy this danger international army and police daughter of a Nevada innkeeper couple of sailors were walking along the beach

becomes more serious. It is the same way forces, racial relations, disarma she has married a robber baron, Sunday afternoon looking for feminine companionship. -

all over the country, more pronounced in ment, colonies and raw materials. known the famous and infamousof They found three girls in bathing suits and
Impressing. p atle! reader therealization two continents. Her story is an started a conversation.
some areas than in others. tnat we peace effortis exciting and richly crowded l novel. Somehow the talk drifted to WAVES. The girls

Officers and men should realize that these as essential to our nation as is B.R.T. wanted to know just what the bluejackets thoughtof

informative articles entitled "Sailor, Beware! the war effort, the author states women entering a service which is traditionally
Shirt being publishedby that the peace can only be won THE HUMAN COMEDY, by a male organization.
Don't Lose Your are
day by day, laboriously and painfully William Saroyan. In characteristic : The idea wag all right as long,: a* women were
this newspaper as a means of protectingthem through a change in national Saroyan style, the story of the I. needed, one of the sailor said but inoht of them
from the clutches of certain sinister in- mentality and conceptions of In- Macauley family of Ithaca, California weren't exactly beauty prize \winner JIM budtlie

terests who, even during the nation's biggest ternational responsibility.M.A.A.Massock and the adventures of the agreed with him enthusiastically and said they
to play small fry Macauleys in school and also preferred civilian girl like the nwlm-BuiUd
crisis do not have: enough patriotism
Richard G.: ITALY on the streets is one of Americain trio.
fair with the men and women who are actively wartime. :Mr.
FROM WITHIN. Mr. Massock, Saroyan's theory, The girls listened patiently. When the sailors sug-
engaged in this war. It is not a nice chief of the Rome Bureau of the that this "junky" and "weed-in- gested a date one of them returned, "I don't think

thing to admit, but there may be some peoplein Associated Press from 1938 to December fested" world Is glorious no matter you'd want a date with us."

Jacksonville as well as in other cities who 1941, and later a Fascist what happens, permeates the "Sure we would," the boys said in unison. "You're
internee, produces a factual and whole and manifests itself in the Just what we've been looking for-something nice
look upon a man or woman in uniform as objective picture of the rise and simplicity and beauty of the soul and feminine."

perfect "sucker-bait" for their racketeering decline of Fascism in Italy. of each of his characters. You The girls smiled at each other and without another

schemes. And they have evolved many waysin He describes the years of war in like teen-age Homer, and the reti- word put their WAVE dog tags on.
Ethiopia, Spain and now the whole cent, but observing and appreciative watched them furious
which to "gyp" a service man. open-mouthed and, blushing
world, through which Mussolini has four-year-old Ulysses, and are walked hurriedly
Of course, virtually all of the established dragged the patient, hard-working amused by their scrapes and their away.

business people in Jacksonville are honest 'Italian people and the low estate brave way of meeting the worlda MYSTERY OF TilE \\'EEK--cbld Oajrnon

and are attempting to help men on this station -i to which he has brought himself thoroughly enjoyable bit of morale getting hU rd roe mixed up with, WAVESIn
But : as a valet of Hitler. He discusses building.-M.A.A. blue.
much they can.
as as the diplomatic maneuvering of St-
influx of war-time workers have come I Italy in the years before the present
the usual number of crooks and swindlers. It I war, current wartime conditions Navy BirthsAt Have a light from mine mate, and let's get on

is fqj- this reason that the Better Business I the life of the people and with the story about the "Boot" who seemed to

Bureau is taking active steps for the elimina- the private lives of the dictator St. Vincent's Hospital, Jack- have some trouble filling out the beneficiary part of
I and his henchmen. The reader sonville: his War Bond Allotment sheet. He gave the name;)
tion of parasitic practices and establish- I gains an excellent understandingof I Lieut. (Jg) and Mrs. John R. Hadl -
Jr. daughter, of his beneficiary all right her address and city
i y a Margaret Ann, ,
what has to and
ments. happened Italy
: .
been and of what within I Monday May Mrs but when it came to the blank which required that
So the next time you think you have may happen Ship Fitter and June Robert
racketeer the country before the last bomb Fowl, a daughter, Nancy ,Anne, Monday he put in the name of the state he wrote, "UNITED
the next time some
overcharged May 3.Seaman
falls In World War IL-B.R.T. and STATES."
Mrs. Fred Hoehl.
the next time feel that a .
"takes you in, or you daughter Kathryn Ann Wednesday,
tradesman is not "treating you.right," Robinson, Henry LANTAS 9.
some MVeo It WAVE
might not have to certain
n and Mr. Marlon Albert Harvey. happened a
get in touch with the Better Business Bureauof TIC INTERIM.of the American This Li people a biography be-- May. a 7.Aviation. ion. Kenneth Robert, Friday, on the station if she hadn't decided to volunteer:
Chamber of Commerceat
the Jacksonville tween Versailles and Pearl Harbor. Radio Technician and Mn. her services to Uncle Sam.
once. They are prepared and willing to Here is set down the Incredible Charles Edwin French, a daughter betA
Dorothy Diane Saturday, May 8. Prior to her enlistment in the Navy she bad
help you. They want as much as you do to history of an era, told in racing Aviation Ordnanceman and Mrs. Leo "that way" about a local boy bach In her I honuS ?
honest and reputable business tempo yet solidly buttressed with Woodford Cramer a BOB, Wesley Yates,
have only documentary facts. The graft and Saturday, May 8. state, New York. For many reasons things hadlt \
Fire Controlman and Mrs. Clement
places :n Jacksonville.Your corruption of Harding' "Normal J. McElhlney, a on, Michael Clement progressed as well as she had hoped.
cooperation can and must cy," the wild excesses of "Coolidge Saturday May 8. When the came to Jacksonville M a WAVE,
''Jacksonville "safe for the service men." It's Prosperity," the slow march of the Seaman and Mr. Janet Leroy Waten who should she flame now a
a ton, Junes Leroy Sunday, May meet bat her old -
mainly up to you. depression and the early promise t. c..U..ed .. page live






May 13, 1943 I JAX AIR NEWS Page Fiva

l'9 Men Check In Admiral Read Present A I NATTCW. inspection. ,. --.- ', New V-Reserve .

.1 : ., >. t' -., .,
to Attend Supply ;l f List Classifies

*fficers School Officers' Status

'4 Capt. Fox Addresses The e > Changes In Designation Of

1 First Graduating Class; 27 Both Commissioned And

"" Men Are Detached Warrants Announced

./1 Thirty-nine men checked in at 1 Many changes, additions and
/ -.. the Jacksonville Naval Air Station y eliminations have been put into
Monday to attend the second Aviation effect in the classification-designa-
I Supply Officers' School ac- tions of Commissioned and War-
cording to figures made available I rant Ranks. A recent compilation

here. This represented an in- of these alterations was released

crease of an even dozen over the x today through the Station Education -

number enrolled in the initial class rtt t 5 Office, by Lieut. (j.g.) George
7 Ahy tt e A
which graduated Friday afternoon, .Y ? Elsass bringing the list up to

at which time they heard a brief Yard Dept. News date as of :May 1, 1943.

,; talk by Captain C. W. Fox, SC, Letters in parentheses designate
U.S.N., of the Bureau of Suppliesand particular qualifications in each

Accounts.The Yard Dept. Proud. classification I. e., (G) designates
class of 27 was detached general service; (S) designates
from the Jacksonville Naval Air special service; and (P) designatesthose

Station last Saturday. Memberswill Of In' a probationary status
High Ranking
soon be on carriers or at Wff I which automatically changes to .

.Naval Air Stations throughout the II I (S) after four months' continuous
It was the first class of : active duty.Volunteer.
that nature to be held here. Bowling TeamsTeam The Nevl Air: Technical) : Training: Cuterto*r right: Comdr, J. H. Kerb, Head of Reserve Classificationsfor

"Ninety per cent of the ability wU honored by the presence of Rear the JMedical department of the Chicago Commissioned and Warrant

t,,'' to do any job is salesmanship, or Winds Up Season Admiral, A. C. Reed, ,-Lf.. of Naval I NATT commend office, ;Comdr.of R.the D. Higgins NATTC, Rank are now:
what some people call personality," commanding A-YG-Naval Aviator
said Captain Fox in his addressto Second In Enlisted Men's Air Technical Training, who, reviewed Jacksonville, Liaut. Col. W. T. Evans, A-YN-FUght Officers
sailors and marin.s et the personnelinspection commanding officer of the Marine Aviation
the graduates of the initial A-YP-Aviatlon Officers
Had Record Of last R. Admiral Comdr. Charles
class. The new supply officers League; Saturday. ar detachment, Lieut. A-VRS-Aviation Radio
Read and Lieut. Comdr. W. H. Cushing, Henri d. Levis Mirepoii, new commanding
were told that they were expected 28 Wins A-VT)Civilian Pilot
executive officer of the Center French Detachment
Training officer of the Fighting
to contribute much toward the C-V(G)--COmmunicationsLiaison
wound are shown on the smeller picture. Other and Lieut. A. T. Edmonds, ..
war effort, and were advised by The Yard Department up
; high ranting officers present were, left welfare officer of the NATT command. C-V S SCOmmunications
Captain Fox to "write me a per- its season by dropping a "play- ( )
sonal letter if you run into some off" decision to the Personnel De- C-V(Communication

difficulty that you cannot solve." partment bowlers by a score of 2-0. Intelligence .

Captain Fox emphasized that a The Yard Department salutes N. A. O. T. C. Roundup Security
month of schooling at the Jacksonville the gallant members of its bowl- CC-Y(P)-Ship Construction
i f Naval Air Station was ing team, who at times were out- Engineers '

expected to familiarize new sup- classed in ability, but were never CEC-VS)-Civil Engineer
ply officers with plane parts and out-classed in gameness. Its record News And Comment From Other Stations ChC-VS) ; (G) ;(P-chaplaIn
"teach you to know the people "nf 99 wins and 11__ Inctaaa (.-. a- D-VG);(S);( )-Deck Officers

with whom you are working." tribute to its members: Captain of DE-VGS; ) :
He also pointed out that every the team Maynard "Fat Boy" New Is UnveiledNAS Woof, woof! Engineers
effort was being expended to Lind, Johnny "Strong Arm" Gym Dr. James O'Keefe, Lieutenant, E-VG) ;(S) ;t PEngineersEVRSRadio

streamline Aviation Supply pro- Schultz Louis "Pop" Kucera, Lor- Banana River Fla.-The USNR, holds the distinction of be- EngineersHV
ceedings to meet the emergenciesof en "Dusty" Greene and Johnny spacious and well equipped new ing the youngest member of the (S) ; (P)-Officers withMedical

war, and while urging the new "Ace" O'Donnell. gymnasium was unveiled recently Medical department staff of the Corp
officers to follow the proper pro- with the presentation of a first Station Dispensary. A graduate HC-VG ;(Pharmaceutical

cedure as outlined in books available The brightened atmosphere of class boxing extravaganza. Visit- of Marquette University, Lieut. I.V(-Intelligence)

to them, also stressed the fact the Yard Office is due to its two ing dignitaries at the formal open- O'Keefe interned at Baltimore and L-VS)-Legal
that they should use common newest additions, Frances Stan- Ing included Lieut. Comdr. B. L. before entering the Navy receivedhis MC-VG) ; (S-Medical

sense in the solution of problems I ford and Mvagret: Connor, both Boynton, Lieut. Comdr. LawrenceE. first assignment as resident O-YP) ; (S-Ordnance
which may confront them. yeomen third class. I Haskell, Lieut. Joel Head and doctor in obstetrics at Norwood 0-Y(RS)Radio Ordnance
In conclusion Captain Fox advised I Lieut. Tom Carey of the Jacksonville hospital, Birmingham, Ala. SC-VGS; ) ;(P)-Supply
the new officers that three I Personalities Naval Air Station. The editors of THE BUCCA- %%'-VPS-Women; Officers

things, namely "know what you FOLEY LAMAR WALTER, Banana Peelings, Station paper, NEER otter this tibdit: "You can't Midshipmen
: It. want, where to get it, and having CBMAA USN-The stocky, af- offers this slippery item of spice: kiss a girl unexpectedly. The nearest Warrant classifications in the
( ),
h) It on hand when you need it." are \ fable chief of Fire House No. 2, I "Cute young thing in Cocoa dry- you can come to it is to kiss Volunteer Reserve now include:
Machinist Radio
essential for a man In Aviation in New Or- goods store: 'Where can I get some her sooner than she thought you A-VS) ,
began his naval career '
E Supply. silk covering for my settee ? Floorwalker would." Could be! Electrician, Gunner Aerogra-

'.r Lieut. Comdr. James W. Boundy, leans From, La.Oct., June 1932, 1932.until his arrivalat : 'Two aisles to the right for The BUG also quips: "A sailorwe pher, Photographer.
C-V(S)Radio Electrician
who informed the graduating class step-ins. know in Sick Bay was con-
i, NAS Jacksonville in 1941, mostof
CC-VS), CC-VG)-Carpenter
that he being detached from
was valescing nicely until he tooka
his service was aboard destroyers. very
...., the Jacksonville Naval Air Station While serving aboard the Sanford Steps Up AthleticsNAS. sudden turn for the nurse." CEC-V(S)-Carpenter
D-VS), D-VG) Boatswain,
and would go on to a base on the USS McCORMICK in 1935, he was ., Sanford, Fla.-Geared to --,=---.- Ship's Clerk
West Coast, in a few well chosen commended by his commanding of- embrace as many men and as
E-VS), E-VG) Machinist,
words introduced Capt. Fox. Capt. Station Movies
ficer for exceptional attention to many sports as possible, the Air Electrician Radio Electrician,
V. H. Wheeler of the Supply Department duty. Station athletic program is taking Carpenter
was an honored guest forward under the direc- BUY 13v.. Day I.eate.le
of recreationis
His favorite form long steps
HC-VS HC-VG-Pharma-
for the occasion. tor Mature, nolle Hall, I.ee F' ld'l) ),
sailing. HOBBY: Collection of tion of an experienced staff of in- cist .
.* '
Members of the graduating class "nit I. Children.' Tim il.lt'Boelta
Seamanship books, of which he hasa structors. I-VS Boatswain Clerk'OVS
)- Ship's
GranTllle, Cecil Field.
were: Lieut. J. T. Hughes. Lieut. large collection. FAVORITE Heading the staff, is Lieut. Mor- I )Gunner, Torpedoman
MAY 14IIItle. Children." Tim
C. E. Cates Lieut. (Jg) TheodoreA.
SPORTS Baseball and football ris Gross, a Californian with 13
: i SC-VS), SC-\ioG-Pay) Clerk
Selogie Ens. H. A. Schmidt, FAVORITE ACTOR AND ACTRESS years of college coaching behind Holt Bonlta Granvllle, Lee Fields
I Ens. J. A. Foley, Ens. J. D. Car- Manlla Calling," I.Uyd JVoUn, -
: Clark Gable and Barbara him. He is assisted by Lieut.
roll Jr., Ens. K. C. Eckfield, Ens. Caret I.andl, Cecil Field "H ."T
Alfred Barabas, former Columbia
E. S. Eickin, Ens. O. F. Elder, Stanwyck. U. star and an All-American selec- AMrlch. Kdltor," Jimmy L7da. : The Smoking Lamp
Ens. B. H. Barnett, Ens. E. G. Han- Cba*. Smith, Student oll'.n'1
tion in 1935 Lieut. Joseph
Miller, Ens. R. C. Edmonds, Ens. Skrak, Ens. W. S. Freeman, Ens.A. na Jr. ex athletic; director at Cen- A.... "Cadet Girl. Carol laadU, Continued from page rear
R. Adams, Ens. J. M. Mulroy, Main St.tlon.I I This
J. T. Talklngton Ens. A. G. StrongJr. tenary College and Chief James George Moatgomery soldier at Camp Blandlng.
., Ens. B. C. Tryer Jr., Ens. R. Ens. G. G. Simmons Jr., Ens. E. P. Wood, coach ;at Florence, Ala., MAY J-"H..lla Calling. LI.IINol.n. time things went along better.

R. Neilson, Ens. R. A. Kimball, May Ens. H. H..Cardonl, Ens R. high school, and Chief T. A. Wind- I Carol I.andU, Lee Fleldi"Henry And she didn't let the differenceIn
Ens. S. H. Johnson, Ens. W. J, J. Grant, Ens L. G. Crayton. ham, former high school coach at lldrlch. Editor," Jimmy their uniform stop her from
t -- I Lydea, C..*. Smith. Cecil Field.MY becoming his wife either.
Moundvllle, Ala.
1 -"Henry Aldrlch Editor
Lieut. Gross served as athletic
Know Your Planes, Gunners director at San Diego State, his I Jimmy Lydon, Chi*. Smith, Lee We have it on reliable authoritythat
Fields "Cadet Girl" Carol L.D4lo.G .
more big name stage and
Alma Mater, for seven years. .
_... Cecil Field
< Montgomery. screen stars will be with future
At Vero "Street! of C......" Harare Mere USO shows coming to this station
I Chaplain Silk, Claire Trevor, Student Offlecr' i
7"."' but the appearance of Bob
:- Errr. NAS.. Vero Beach, Fla.-A new Audi "Major aad the Minor" I Hope and Bing Crosby here in the

Navy Chaplain has come aboard. Ginger Roger, Ray Mlllano Main near future is just plain scuttle-
He is Chaplain James R. Staid, Station. I butt and should be spiked beforeit

from up Chicago way. MAY IT-"Cadet Girl." Carol I.andl gets around much more Who

/t,1, The second monthly conventionof ., George Montgomery, Lee knows? They may get out here
the WAAC-Wolf Club was call Field "Street of Chance," Hnrgc eventually but there is no official

'ice ed in Daytona Beach last week-end. Meredith. Claire Trevor Cecil word on it as yet.
Marlman called the meeting to order Fleldi "Major and the Minor,"

Thompson seconded It Ginger. Roger, nay MlllaBd, Student SURPRISE OF TilE WEEK-
OUI....'* A.... "Mrklgg*
i Are of the Cabbage Patch,** FayBalnter A WAVE yeoman walked Into
Eight Marriages the Main Station personnel 1 of-
Ifoga Herbert, Main Sta-
fice the other day and let the
j. :Z;;j 4 N>< \ .pfM Solemnized In Week tion. ., ," DnrM..d..lII. officer in charge know that In
i MAY 18-"Street Chance -
Eight marriages were perform spite of the fact that he was a
ed at the Naval Air Station Sat- gee Claire Tretor Leo" yeoman she didn't Intend to do
and the Minor,
urday, Sunday and Monday. Fleldi Roger/Major any typing. She Mid the wanted,
Ginger nay Mllland, Ceell
Those held Saturday were: it understood before she started
Field "Mr Wlgga ., the Cabbage -
Samuel P. Shaffer PhM3c, to work.
Julia M. Doyle. Patch" Fay Dalater Hugh "Why; f" the perplexed officer
S2c to Herbert, I' t Officer' Audi
William E. Spangler, aelcecL
"Pride or the Yankee .** Gary
J.t" '(. '' :A.... ---. I! j.L4" w.A Zana Isabelle Doran. "Because I'm a college graduate

NOT187 AT No. 11! lt', the MartinE FIRE AT No. 21! It'$ the German Raymond F. Lewis, S2c, to DoraL. Cooper Main .,.T.re."rl..t..tI... DaM Rath, ," came the prompt reply.
Blohm and Voss Bv. 141 a recon- Thldodeau.
Wf.t and known to the Royal Air of unusual design. Rheuben Dimeskl AMM3c: to MAY 1 -"Major and the Miser"
naissance plane Mllland, Lee Time to blow out the SMOKING
Ginger Roger Ray
"Baltimore/1 It is a
Force as the This ship is reputed to be the first Dorothy M. Southergill.
Middleton to DorothyM. Field "Mr. Mlgg of the Cabbage LAMP let's have more of the
mid-wing medium bomber poweredby asymmetrical airplane. The crew George Paleh" Fay Balater, JI.... funny stories that happen to your
two radial engines. The nose of rides in the nacelle. The off-center Dodge.On Francis J. Harris Herbert Cecil Fleldi "Pride of the buddies and to yourself They
with half of a tailplane Sunday,
the deep waisted fuselage extends fuselage Center Pvt. USMC was married to Mar- Yankees" Gary Cooper Terra make good reading for the rest
well forward of the engine nacelles. makes this ship unmistakable. Wright, Babe Rath, I...... Offi of the fellows Mall them to
Both edges of the wings taper to section of the wing Is rectan- tha Mounds.Lt L. Warren from eel"'. And.f "Man la the Tr.ak"Lyon me in care of this column Box
and the outer panels taperto (Jg) George
rounded tips. The tapered tailplane gular Lee Field and Lois Tollison were Robert. George Holme*, 2 is the new address or call

has a single fin and rudder. curved tips. united in marriage on Monday. Main Station. 8542 SMOKING LAMP'S OUT.
Courtesy Harcourt Brace A Co., Publl.hert Aircraft Spotters by Lester Ott.

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, Ship's Company, Operations And VPB-2 Meet The Fliers Marine Barracks Leads Station League;

i Stay 'Unbeaten In Softball; Top loopsI I ,'- .":'""1' First Navy Regiment Has Win Streak

} By Bernard Kahn" S2e By Carols G. AaJsnon, Y2e .

A line drive that caromed off the bat of Chief Ted Czech First Navy Regiment's third successive victory \

and hopped about in left field like a frisky jackrabbit frol- i, lifted it to second place, and Marine Barracks' feat of chalkingup

icking in the sunshine enabled Ships Company to stay at the a double triumph over Assembly Repair on the same

j head of the Softball class in the American league this week. day highlighted baseball happenings in the Intra-Station

i I I Unbeaten Ships Company was
league the past week.
'trailing the Marine Guards by 2 __
I to 1 in the closing heart beats of The play of First Navy nas been

1 the game-It was the last of the sensational since the Sailors took

| sixth, to be exact-when Czech un- e I Personnel Bowlers over the baseball chores of the

| leashed his bee-line blast with a First Regiment Marines the first
| mate aboard. The ball took an of May. What with the herculean

i unexpected hop, skip and jump I Win Championship hitting accomplishments of Left
I and went zig-zagging past the Fielder Don Wydeen and the pitch

.e I leftfielder for a game-winning, ing of Herm Stanley and Lefty
i two-run homer. The final score The high and mighty Personnel Keenan, the NATTC team bids

was Ships Company 4, Marine office bowling team, undoubtedly fair to make a strong fight for the
Guards 2. Joe Marr chucked the one of the best five man crews in first half title.

< cantaloupe for the S. C. pacemakers I service competition, cinched the The pace-making Marine Barracks *
I and notched his fourth straight championship of the enlisted men's team fortified its first place

Edmund Walsh, V2c victory.By bowling league last Friday when position, a spot it has held from
By virtue of twin triumphs, ALii'1 they took the first two games of the beginning, by turning back

Vital Victor Fusia, well remembered Parachute Loft elevated itself into '-. a scheduled three game playoff Assembly & Repair twice, the

by Station football the runnerup position in the A. L. TAT COLGAN aviation machin series with the strong Yard depart- third setback for A & R in five
The Cooks-Bakers pasted the do- ist's mate, third atlas does the ment squad on a total of 1628 days. Marine Barracks two vie
fans as the much publicized cile Photo Lab cellar club 17 to catching for the Filers baseball pins to 1497. rice was the best team perfoi*
9, but the Cooks-Bakers he has only fife seasons In The order of finish for the first ance of the week just as A &
I Latin from Manhattan who he It a veteran in experlenee was
up on the short end of a 8 to the ktopper for the. Louisville Col : three teams and the prizes collected was the poorest.
threw bullet like passes to 4 decision against Ships Store onels in '39 and for the Scranton Miners I' were Personnel, $50, Yard Department Protest War Allowed
I Ashore. In '40' and Ml broke Into base :, $30 and A and R de- First Navy outscored Seaman
George McAfee and other ball In 38 _with llaielton, Fa., and
I II Operations Is Unbeaten nas never played lower than class A partment, $20.Both Guard 2 to 1, in its second game

Flier backs last fall, was never Still the team to beat in the I }ball .that was the such Boston a standout Ked Socks withlaaelton i i Teams Off Form but the game was played under

I shy on the verbal trigger. Officers League, Operations has took him I training al { Bowlers on both Personnel and protest and the protest was allowed
been wondering where the most though Iln.:the ball at better' than ,i Yard Department were far from making it necessary to replay -
,300, he was sent to Loulnllle for fur- their peak as they rolled for the the game at some future
opposition will from :
lie Is quite proud of his\ accomplishments come and results with the '
j as chief caterer this week indicate it will hail :ar.ila"r, butldcln little championship. Neither squad seem- date.Wydeen
h Chief Officer's from the direction of Intelligenceand catching; because of a sore arm is ed to be able to attain the fine of First Navy was the
for the Petty back In first rate shape this sesson I form each displayed during the No.1 hitting sultan driving in or
I A & R entries.
Mess Said the quotable one, "I Operations weighs 180 pounds and stands five
i think I am one up on the President has reeled off six wins in as many feet ten and a half Inches entered ,I regular season. scoring his team's six runs against
the Navy Feb i, 1942 I High team for Personnel Fourth Navy in a 6 to 1 victory.
lie hasn't even been elect. starts, but Intelligence, a compar- I .t Brooklyn :New I game
York at Is lashed out home
itive present assigned to in the playoffs Was 865. By com Wydeen a run,
to fourth term and here I newcomer in the loop, alsois shore .
ed a patrol duty In Jacksonville I lea !: double and
in the
: parison Personnel's single league'sbest
undefeated. high game over
am already In my fifth with a timely hitter and Is coolest when the
r unanimous election each time." Intelligence, alias the I. Q. Club, going gets to.r h.t. the course of the season was 1029. hitting': job of the year.

Asked about the food, he added showed spunk and rallying powers High single game during the play- Second Navy Regiment's Lefty
offs was Sonny Berke's 230. In Kerr and his fireball unloosed the
"Under regimewe coming on from behind to
convincingly my the regular season, Paul Moore A best pitching chore, 12 to 0, over
eat like kings, best food on fell VOVCS in a garrison :finish, Fourth Straight Win
the station" 5 to 4. VOVCS commanded a 4-3 and R Instrument shop, rolled a Assembly & Repair. Kerr gave up
margin goinginto the last inning. high game of 269. I only_three hits

Strongest asset of the station The I. Q. Club produced its be- | Aim Of Fliers Sun. Yard Department' other mound victories were
credited to Herm
Stanley First
baseball team seems to be a well lated two-run splash on a walk to lit 2nd Total
Kucera 193 16. 513 Navy over Fourth Navy and Vince
takes ... Galloway, singles by Wehmeyerand
knit infield. It mighty Und .153 144 299 Massare
and Bill Keith over As-
good hitter to poke a ground ballpast Sprague and a timely two- Against CarpentersWhen Greene 123 14S 271
any of the Flier base guar- bagger by Jones to pull the game SchnlU 109 lit 26 1 sembly and Repair.
dians. In Shortstop Joe Walsh out of the fire. Andrukit&s confined O' o..U .182 1StPersonnel 3*> Heavy stickers besides Wydeen
the Fliers Winners in three Office included Jess Cumby, Novelle
and in Second Baseman Eddie VOVCS to seven bits to receive -
the Fliers have one of the credit for his third successive straight games, meet the Carpenters lit 2nd Total Bunn, Eddie Lyons, Benedict, Bill
Lyons, I.ntselman ., . .UA 127 2 es Heist, Andy Cullen, Art Lowe,
combinations found triumph. Scully, who was Ihorae
best keystone Sunday at the Jacksonvilleba.seba.lI .)38 1(7 323 Tom
outside the majors. nicked for 10 safeties, was charged Kohl .1S8 161 321 Campone.
anywhere will be
park, they
with the loss. up Berke .131 2SO 3S7 One of the most timely blows
In other against a team which Is sprinkled i Blind 174 171 348 was struck by Catcher Ray Horton
Both boys are major league games, VPB2-OTU2 'Note-In the absence of
with who have Johnny Paul. of Seaman Guard whose single
players had
('aUbr Walsh, once the property stomped Dispensary 14 to 4; professional who had departed for the hlectrielan's scored the
of the Boston Braves, played VPB2-OTU1 edged out Dispensary baseball experience. The .Mate School In Moorhead. Ky., care winning run over Third. '

with them through part of one 5 to 3; A & R outslugged Public game will get underway at 3:30p. : This f lit was and possible 174 were under counted the as leagueruling his. Navy Other Regiment.fine pitching chores were "'_

!Reason" but was forced back to Works, 16 to 10; VPB2 shaded m. which enabled the Personnel done
the minors by an injury, now Supply Commissary, 5 to 3; and office to subtract ten points from by Johnny Bauer of Third
the Naval Hospital staged Bob Vickery, former Duke university Paul's season average for each game Navy and Eddie Lyons of Seaman
completely cured. Lyons, only a tug- and count-these scores in its five man Guard.
nineteen years old, Is an outstanding of-war with T-5 which ended in a and Philadelphia Athletics total. The .

big league prospect He 2-to-2 tie. It will be played off pitching star, will probably get -- Standing W. I.. Pt't.

played all of last year with the at a later date.A the mound call for the Station Marine Barracks . . 82 .7S4>
the First :Navy Keclment . 6 3 .u
Charlotte Hornets while and R Has 4 Straight while Jack Machtoltf, ex-pitcher Softball Chatter seaman Guard . . .. 4 4 >*
property of the Washington Sen The doughty A & R aggregation Second Navy Regiment' ... 3 4 .428
ators. The Senators had him in in the National league and catcher, for the Macon Peachesis Assembly A Repair . .. 3 ft .315
spring training and then recalled winning streak to four extended straight its by i the likely nominee for the Car- Tempus sure fugits when Ships Third Navy Regiment. . 3 6 .33: *

him after Charlotte had finished steam-rollering the hitherto un- penters.On Store Ashore plays ball. The SSA Fourth Navy Last Weei'i 1. First Results Navy ft.

its season. I whipped VTB2 squad into submission the Carpenters club are Pit- soft bailers participated in a 43- "Second- Navy 12, Assembly Repair ..
Both Walsh and Lyons are I 5 to 3. Pointek went the cher Bill Parsons, who hurled for minute game a fortnight ago and Marine 2.Marine. Barracks 3, Assembly a Ke
and around this pair
polished fielders route for A & R
and turned in a this week they collaborated with
pair is based much of the strengthof I six-hit performance, which by the the Bona Allen industrial team the Cooks-Bakers and completed a pair 3.beamasj. Barracks 5, Assembly a He-

the infield. At third base, Don I I| way, 'was duplicated by Costa of (Beaufort, Ga.) the year they won tiff in! the record time of 38 minutes Guard 3, Third Navy Kef*

Cross is consistently good and at 'iVTB2.!I One big inning-the first, the national semi-pro championship flat Unless they trip up meet 4.Lambert
first, Charley Anastasio who iS which saw A & R collect four on their beards, the Operations -- --- -
; Outfielders, Pep Young, who
new at the position makes up in runs on a walk to Dermott, Trees' j outfit in the Officers league is goIng Field-Has
dependability what he may lack in double, Claussen's single and a played for Jacksonville's Sally ,i to be tough to get along with 3

finesse. home run smackeroo by Weiner league entry and Gene Petty, who I! this season. Operations is a veteran ex-Big LeaguersThree

wrapped up the victory. performed for Greenville, S. C. in congregation compared to ex-major leaguers now
"Look before you leap, mightbe Elimination of VTB2 from the the same league. their youthful rivals, but they're members of the Naval Air Station
a good axiom for some of us undefeated ranks leaves A & R hot as a sinner's future and have baseball team at Lambert Field
to follow at the station pools. More Stars On Club
and leading VPB2 on The won six In
top. a row. That's pretty Missouri ore Third baseman
Whenever, there are many men fast-stepping VPB2 crew shelled Other well seasoned players are j fair country softball in any man's Johnny Bernardino, of the Browns,
swimming at one time, there Isalways Seaman Guard "A" in a free scor Infielders Shaw Buck who playedfor 1 league. Catcher Bob Scheffing, of the
the possibility for accidents ing affair, 17 to 14, and Montreal in the International
now Barnacles' seem' to be Cubs, and Dick Sisler, son of
PushIng -
minor and
league; Herb Bauer, a former St.
Continued to the hull of the thinly George Sisler, one of the greatest
or shoving men Into the water oa page seven Augustine first baseman in the manned,
cellar-riveted hitters in baseball
Photo Lab while with the
1* unnec ary. Avoid It. Florida state league; and Mutt'I barge
St. Louis
Softball In the American Browns.
Save your extra energy to use Standings Williams, who starred for DeLand, i league. The
against the axis.Congratulations. Officer League also in the state league. I I better go hiding In -t
drydock '
W. L Pet The to be they won't win a
via fleet Operations .. .... .. ... 6 0 loon game promises one of I' game, eventually Nomination Station Softball Team To Make
post- Intelligence ...... .,. ... 3 0 1.000 the best the Fliers have had so' for the beat dressed Debut 'In
office in New York to Lieut. A & R .. ... .. ... .. 5 1 .833 far. With victories over the St.l I Storekeepers : The City League TomorrowThe .
Comdr. George Earnshaw, USNR, . .. 1 .800 Coast Guard two They sally forth
his recent promotion in rank. VPB2-OTU2 .. .. ... ..... ..1 3 ,.571 Merrill Augustine Stevens two over j' into battle attired In lovely Station softball squad mingles -
on over the
VPB2-OTU1 Ter.1 in strife with Gibbs
3 3 .500 shirts Shipyard
His popularity and great record Naval Hospital. .. .. 2 3 ..400 minal and one over the A and purty blue bonnet tomorrow night at 7 o'clock in the
with the 1942 baseball team will VOVCS . . . 2 3 .400 the Station nine is anxious to keep'I hand-picked quad chosen for
. all teams Municipal Stadium as play begins
Supply Commissary 2 4 ..333 on the Main Station
be long remembered in Jackson Student Officers Hdq:: : : : : 1 4 :.200 piling up marks on the win side greased the skids under Cecil in the City softball league.

ville. Public Work . .. ., .1 S .ItT of the ledger. Field to the tune The Station team, A & R, VPB2.
of 8
to .
WING TIPS One of the VP-31 Dispensary. . .National: :: : : : :: :League: : : :: : 1 9 5 5 :.167.000 Don The Cross Flier,lineup third will base probably; Eddie be Lieut. Gordon Clarke, by the will Cecil be Field represented and Yellow by entries Water all in

nation's ranking tennis players, second base way is scouting around and
W. L. Pet. Lyons, ; Charley Anas- keepIng the City loop. The Coast Guard
Ueut. Gardnar Mulloy, formerly VPB2 . . .. .. .. .. S 0 1.000 tasio, first base; and Joe Walsh, his peepers peeled on the per- also has a team and the reet of
attached to the physical trainIng A & R .. .. .. .. ...... .4 0 1.000 shortstop; Joe Johnson or Jimmy formances of all players in pre the
at the station T-5 .. ... ..... ... ... 3 1 .750 I.paration for selecting circuit will be made up of civ
department VTBZ . ... 3 1 .750 Norvell, left field; Oven Reeves, a Station"varsity" Ilian clubs.
ha* just completed his trainingIn Storekeepers: :. ::: :::: ::: 3 1 :.730 center field; and Larry King, right club. Among the candi-
the Navy's amphibious forces O&G .. . .. ..,. .. 3 2 .600 field; Pat Colgan will catch. I I dates who hold the inside rail for -t
baseball team's Seaman Guard A. .. ... 2 3 .400 :positions on the Station
Among Marine Disbursing .. 1 3 .250 The game will be the second on squad are U. S. Troops In England
most loyal fans Is, CBM, M. L. Docks-Ferries . .. 1 3 .250 a double header bill. In the openIng Catcher Secan of A & R, First Find Time For BaseballThe
Lewis, chief of Navy shore patroL Main Dispensary .. ... 1 4 .:.200VP31 game at 1 o'clock, the Colonels Baseman Norman of Ships Store

With Dave Hanley, his VOVCS : : :: : : : : : :: : : ::: : .: :.0 0 4 4 :.000.000 from Camp Blanding will take on I.j Ashore, Second Baseman Setln- baseball season will open
favorite performer now in trainIng American Lug" the Naval Inshore Patrol Both hotter of A & R, Shortstop Rich May 15 for seven service baseball

for Ugh r-than-alr duty, he W. L. Pet. teams have fine ball clubs and the ardson of T-5, Third Baseman Pel- leagues among the American
follows the progress of two other Ships Company 5 0 1.000Parachute game should be an interesting one.I I tollo of VPB2, Outfielders Medlandof troops stationed In the British
::: : :: :: : ::
patrolmen, with a knack for the Seaman Guard Loft "B"....... 4 2 1 1 :.800.667 Joe Walsh, Flier shortstop, has : T5.: Weiner o( A & R, and Isles. The teams will play 30
diamond game, Owen Reeves" Naval Hospital . 3 2 .600 been spending time under the heat J Reynolds >of VPB2, Roving Short. game schedules, using good dia.
Y3c, and Pat Colgan, A OI3c. Ships I Store Ashore :: ::::: 2 2 :.500 lamp all week Bothered by a stop Trees of A & R, Utility man monds laid out on football fields.

Marine Personnel Guard A : ::::::::::: 2 2 2 3 :.400.500 sore arm since the start of the Larezza of T-:5, and Pitchers Marr .
Lt. (Jg) R. W. (Hatch) Hathaway Cooks-Bakers 1 2 .333 season, he decided to turn in at sickbay I of Ship's Company and Crum of Out of the 241 major league
lineman on .the first station I Personnel B : : : :::::::::: 1 2 :.333 and the result was the doctor's A A R. That's a tentative lineup, double headers last
Boathouse .... ...... 1 2 .333 played season,
I of course and all
foOtball team in 1941 is here in the VM HT> Mr 1 2 ..333fo'o order of heat treatments to remove berths are wide 126 saw both games won by the
patrol squadron I Lib} : :: ::::::::::: 0 5 .000 the soreness from his arm.I I open. same club, '. .


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: May 13, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

Navy Men Swim By Lieut. Tim Carey Commissioned Well Balanced ,..., Yes?

p Officers GivenAdvancements

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VL l t .wci Promotions On This Station .n ,

t And At Outlying Naval

DS .
Activities Are Listed Fol. a .S n

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Promotions of commissioned officers
In Naval activities of the <

Jacksonville area, effective May 1,1

1943, include the following who

are listed in the rank to which

they were promoted: h


BENFIELD. Harold E., Lieut. Comdr. I
A-VS( ) USNR; BORRIES: Fred Jr..
Lieut. Comdr., USN; CLARK, RobertL.
,V1Q ? Lieut. Comdr.. A-VS) USNR;
I dir CROSSON, Robert E. Lieut. Comdr.
Lteut. Comdr., USN GORDON. William
; iTT1I.
ACK. STROKE Li / < 1>1.. Lieut. Comdr.. l EC-VS( ;) I -I
USNR; HUXTABLE. Edward J., LleutComdr ",
__ The elementary back stroke Is a rest stroke It Is probably the best stroke ,, USNj; KARABER1S, Constantlne j<;
to use If one finds It necessary to swim In heavy gear or with a life jacket on. A., Lieut. Comdr.. USN.
Jt Is the best stroke to use If bombs are striking the water nearby. KIRKPATRICK. Raleigh C nallf., k
Lieut. Comdr.. USN LYMAN. R ., ? );
1. Relax on your back with chest and hips up and head back. :
2. Slide the back of the hands up along the front sides ot the body (figure A) Jr.. Lieut. Comdr., A-VS( ) USNR; Mac-
toward the shoulders while breathing out. Then reach back with the arms GREGOR. John B.Kenneth Lieut. COp'dr: MC, I I4
as shown in figure B. At the same time the knees and feet are bent USN: MUSICK,
outward and the legs drawn up. and as a continuation of the fame motionextended Comdr. USN; PHILLIPS. Frederick
outward to gather I In plenty of water for the N.. Jr... Lieut. Comdr.. USN; RICHARDSON -
J. Arms pull slowly In a semi circle back toward the thighs. eZXt the same David CGoLieut.. Comdr..

during time the this extended pull stroke.legs are squeezed together. .Breathing In takes place USN .. 'r'WiutI; r. E.John. LleutComdr F..

4. Glide or coast for a count of one-two. Arms and legs do hot lift out of the Lieut. Comdr.. A-VG) USNR. ffi''h'
BELL. Francis H. Lieut. A-VS)

5. water.In case of bombing ld possible I concussion by toward USNR; BROOKS. William F.. Lieut.
chest in era to get ears out ot water. ttt'dJnh1roe : to A-VS), USNR; CALDERWOOD Nell '':...'.
protect groin and use slight flutter kick from knees. Retain the same arm M.. Lieut. A-VS( ), USNR; COLBURN '
Henry W., Lieut. ( USNR
: ::
stroke Jtlt.\ ?
GREEN, Garner W.. : A-VS): ;.
18 hits in four USNR; NICHOLAS. James J.. Lieut.
only games.) SHELTON. Robert E.,
Ship's Company, OperationsAnd National League Lieut.)b.V: ( ; Ship-shape and shapely, accomplished and entertaining, acrobats
11 C.. Lieut. A-V USNR&( : WILKINSON Martez and Delita arrive at the station today for this evenings' USO
V P B-2 Stay UnbeatenIn Most hits-Young of VTB2 ; Earl B'r.. beu A-VS) ).I& Jit Show, "Hollywood On Parade". The couple who do an unusual bal..
Most runs Paradowski, 5; Pitch- ABNEY Arthur c., Lieut. (Jg) D-V
Softball; Top Loops ers-Zebott, BPB2, won 4 and lost (S) l'SNR; ACHTEN, Julius A., Lieut.. I ancing act to the rhythm of rhumba music, will appear tonight at the
.1.! Pointek A & R 3-0 Crum, (Jg) USN;: ALMON. Allen A.. Lieut. Main Station Recreation hall, 1930 and 2100; and tomorrow at the
Continued from page ; none; ;
(jg) A-VS) USNR; ANDERSON NATTCenter Auditorium, 1900 and 2200.
tenants the top position in the A & R, 10. (Zebott has yielded George F. LIeut. (jg) D-VS( ) USNR; I
loop with five wins. I a total of 20 hits and Pointek BISBElGeorge; Eoo LIeut. (jglA-VNJ)

One of the reasons why Opera- I has allowed 16.) l'SNR(Jg) A-VN; tsRUBAKER.) USNR; BRUTZ Donald, E.James. Lleut C., I George L.. Lieut. (Jg) O-VS) USNR:

tions is striding strongly ahead of Officers League Jeut.. (Jg) D-VS( ) USNR: BURNELL, USNR,. Martlne.Robert C.Reginald Lieut. ,(Jg Jr.), O-VS Lieut.) 1st WAVE Class
the Officers Softball league with Howard Joo Lieut. (Jg) D-VS( ) USNR, USNR.
hits-Lieut. W. W. Knight. BURTCH, Burdlck V. Lieut. A-V (Jg) o-VS)
Most Og)
the season six weeks old is the Lammon. Daniel J., LIeut. (jg) O-V
Public Works and Ensign Joe Hay, (N) USNR. (S) USNR: Howard W. Jr., Graduates From
of ( )
scintillating pitching jg CARLSON. Harold E. Lieut. (Jg) I Lieut. o-V(8) USN- Sennott, .
Operations 9 each; Most runs, ..
A-VS( ) USNR: CONSTON. Charles
D. Stark.
William Robert L. Lieut. (Jg), USNR;
Lieut. Lieut. Knight and Ensign Joe Gol- j A-VS) USNR; CHILTON, Scott Harlo W.:. -YSl(; O-VS) I
Statistics, by embeske, 8 each; PitchersLieut.jg HarrlsonTk., Lieut. (Jg) A-VN( ) USNR,; i USNR; Rieser, Douglas A., Lieut. (IJI) Naval
Clarke of the athletic department : HospitalMany
Gordon USN
5 and COOK. Roy F. Lieut. (Jg) ; O-V'S) USNR; Mattern. Robert A..
( ) Stark Operations, won
reveal Lieut. Stark is RYMPLE. Philip H., Lieut. (OB) CECVS Lieut. (Jg) O-VS( ) USNR.
the Station lost none; Ensign John Andruki- ( ) USNR; EPLEY Robert H.. Lieut. Browne, Walker G, Lieut. DC-VG)
the No. 1 hurler on
tas. Intelligence, 3-0; Lieut. (Jg) Ug) A-V(S) USNR: ESDERS. Wllhelm USNR: Dale W.. Lieut. Dc-
with five wins and nary a defeat. R. L. Holland, A & R. (-I. (Lieut. G., Lieut. (Jg) USN; FAUST USNri. GeorgeJ VG( ) t tifrdSt; Kenneth W: Advanced In Rat-
Here are the leaders, by league: ? Lieut. ':.:...... ,, Stark has permitted 26 hits in five FINNE. Gilbert L., Lieut. (Cjr) A-V E. Lieut. ( USNR; Warren, ings; Some Are AssignedTo
American League outings.) (S) USNR; FRAZIER, Leslie N, Lieut.Jg : John S., Jr., tJt.\ O-VS) USNR.;
Most hits-Morin and Beasley of ( ) A-VS) USNR; GARRETT Mar Woodward. Henry E. Lieut. DC-VG( ) Station Dispensary Here
\in S.. Lieut. (Jg) O-VS) USNR: USNR; Sharlt, Walter L., Lieut
-.Parachute Loft, 7 each; Most Runs GOLEMBESKE John Lieut. (Jg) A-V Comdr. E-VS( ) USNR. I
.' Feener: Naval Hospital, 8; Pitch- $64: Question 1r6 : HAY, Joseph' M. Lieut. NAVAL HOSPITAL-King. Raymond The first group of WAVES to

ers-Marr, Ships Company, wona..A When playing poker does a ( ( ) USNR) USN.; HERMAN James H, Lieut. Comdr. MC-V) USNR.Harvey be trained at the Naval Hospital

; 4 and lost none; Morin, Parachute good deal depend upon luck or HOOFERV D., Lieut. (Jg) AVS USNR: ;,Luckle.Albert Robert Coo Lieut.G.. Lieut DC-VG. (Jg)) has finished the course in indoc-

Loft, 5-1; and Vidette, Marine does luck depend upon a good ( ) USNR; HUBER. MelvIn P., Lieut. HC USN: Russell Thomas N.. Lieut. trination, and 10 have been assigned -
: -Guard, 1-0. (Marr has permitted deal ? (Jg) (HC). s'b lsl1JsFffR George JAfJuSAS' M, (j8) HC USN.A. I to the Station Dispensary.Since .
Lieut. (Jg) : 0. T C. STAFF-FHdav.. C. B.
John C., Lieut. (Jg) D-VS( ) USNR. Lieut. Comdr., CEC-VS) USNR.: Roby, many of these Hospital
Reveals JOHN. Frederick W., Lieut. (Jg) A-V F. A., Lieut. Comdr. USN; Corrlgan Apprentices have had medical
Marine Baseball Team Roster (S)) USNR. C.: J.: Lieut.: Comdr.: C-VS) USNR;:
ONES, Clyde B., Lieut. (Jg) D-VS) Slkes. T. J.. Lieut. (Jg) (SO USN: training as nurses, technicians and
USNR; KESSLER James P Lieut. Parker E. B.. Jr.. Lieut. Comdr. USN; dental assistants, they have been
(Jg) D-VS) USNR: KLUMPAR.. Emil J. J., Lieut. Comdr. A-VRS) given advanced ratings Mary
Class Of Teams In Intra-S tation Loop A.. Lieut. (Jg) D-VS) USNR.; KNEISEL Edn-rlY
John F., Lieut.so.j5) LYe"/" ) NAVAL A'lR GUNNER'S SCHOOL Louise Boscher and Opal Bush are
USNR; MANN, ? Betz. Gabriel P., Lieut A-VS( ) USNRWehllng. ; now Pharmacists Mates Second
TJSMC (hg) D-VS( ) USNR; MARTIN, Dan L.. I Louis A.. Lieut. D-VS Class; Barbara Brown and Ola
Uy Captain John W. Finney, Jr., Lieut. (Jg) O-VS) USNR; MATTSON USNR; Bishop. George W. Jr. Lieut I
Irving Lieut. j Jg) A-VS( ) A-VS)i USNR; Foster, Robert W: Mae Chauncy become Pharmacists
"Say, that's a pretty fast league you have here-where do the USNR; NX'RD. epj lr Lieut Lieut. (Jg) SC-VG( ) USNR; Lambert Mates Third Class. These girls
from, ?" (Jg) O-VS) USNR; McDONALD. I Frank P., Lieut. A-VS) USNR: Sex- have been given five days leave
players come anyway baseball fans watching their firstgame Thomas R., Lieut, (,)g) D-VS) USNR. ton, James J.. Jr, Lieut. A-VS( ) before for
That's a common exclamation by NELSON Homer B. Lieut. (Jg) AVS USNR: Clarke Robert F.. Lieut. AVIS reporting duty.
in the intra-station league. A glance at the roster of the Marine ( ) USNR;; NICHOLS. William! B, ( ) USNR;: Romberg, Harold A., Lieut Natalie Bezanis, Frances Bren-

Barracks team, a topflight outfit, gives an indication of the class of Lieut (Jg) D-VS( ) USNR; NORLJNG, I A-VS) USNR.Personnel barger, Lois Chilton, Hazel Hamil
Milton W.. Lieut. (Jg) A-VN( ) USNR; -
one of the six teams competing.? OLSEN, Clyde R.. Lieut. (Jg) A-VS) ton and Gladys Kuntz have ad-
Most of the lads on this team USNR; OREAR.!: Edward R.. Lieut. (Jg:) Enjoy Picnic vanced to Hospital Apprentices
to also is a talented slugger and was AVR&). USNR: PATRICK, John (f., Personnel office
whose lineup changes from day with The Main Station Second Class, and will report immediately -

day because of the military dutiesof the Providence"most valuable R. I., player"semipro club GLL I Wflllam F.( LeutR lj jg)USNNPORTERFIELD held its annual picnic at Gold to the Dispensary. Mary

the players, are youngsters witha the school.He Troy M., Lieut. ( g) Head Branch State Park last Sunday Kennedy has also been advancedto
have had his first year out of high A-VN) USNR; Russell M., Y2c "the Second
yen for baseball. They PD-VSPtts Joseph Madenjian Hospital Apprentice
received tryouts with the Clncy Jr.. Lieut (if) ( ; REN-
a little sandlot or high school experience and the Cards. NERT. Paul Z.:. LI ut. (Jg) USN: REYNOLDS one man band," provided the music Class, but at the present time she
and have improved con- Reds Rex W. Lieut. (Jg) A-VN) with his banjo. The ball game be- is ill in the hospital.
since entering the Ser- Keith Main Hurler USNR; RUBIN, Stanton R., Lieut. (JgHVS ) tween the men and the women
siderably the regular ( ) USNR; Harold A.. The indoctrination period for
Keith Is
vice. But there are a few players Cpl. Bill Lieut. (Jg) SClIMIDJi : SHORT, ended in a rout for the male con- Hospital Corpsmen is one month.
with previous baseball experienceand starting hurler. He pitched for Roger B. L uiWg) A-V() USNR.: tingent.
divide their time between winning schoolboy teams and helped SIGEL, harry K, Lieut. Jg) D-VS) This group was considered unusual
they the Newsboys Union USNR. since to many had had previous
perfecting their own performancesand capture He SPRAGUE George R.. Jr.. Lieut. training in the field of medicine.
helping the youngsters along. championship in Cleveland. (Jg) A-VS) USNR; STAPLIN, WilliamR. Credit At Ship's Store
consists of first
Their curriculum
Team gallivanted around in Cleveland .. Jr., Lieut. (Jg) A-VS) USNR: :
Francis Manages team Class A semipro ball for two STONE. Woodle E.. Lieut. (Jg) USN: Ashore Stops June I aid and minor surgery, nursing
.i PFC J. 8. Francis, the to out SUMRALL Howell M., Lieut. ('Jg) arts, metrology, hygiene and sanitation
manager, who hails from Bogalusa, years and had an offer try USN'; TATE. Thomas E.. Lieut. (Og) In compliance with a dispatch
La. is no novice. Starring for Bo- with the American League Indians, A-VRS( ) USNR; VAN BIBBER Charles received from Washington, all anatomy and physiology as
enter E.. Lieut. (Jg) USN. well as experience in ward laboratory
which he refused in order to Store Ashore
four credit sales at
galusa high years WEEMS. Robert A.. Lieut. (Jg) D-V and operating room tech
the Mamine nine's manager later the service. (G) USNR; WHITTAKER. Harry W.. will cease after May 29, 1943.
played at Millsaps College for three Cpl. James W. Hennesy, outfielder Lieut. (Jg) A-VS) USNR: WILLIAMS, No credit cards will be issued niques.

seasons before being shipped by the came up from Springfield, 0., ZIEGLER Joel F.. Lieut.Charles(Jg E.p, Lieut.A-VN) USNR; I any longer and those now holding The Waves chosen for this training

St. Louis Cardinal farm system. lIe high school and was on the city'sstate NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING credit cards will be able to use feel that they are particularly

then performed a couple seasons and regional championshipteam CENTER-Abend. Charles F., Lieut. them for cash sales only beginningon fortunate and are very enthusiastic
for Rochester of the International in 1940. He played two yearsof 'Jg) A-VIRS) USNR: Asmus. Dwight June 1. about the dual chance to serve
F., Lieut. (Jg) USN; Sassier Gerald'
league, and with Laurel, Miss., in semipro ball later. F.. Lieut. Jg) A-VS) USNR: ; Brown -to replace a man and to care
the Cotton States league, another Technical Sgt James M. Shearer Wesley R., Lieut. OK) USN: Buhler Puzzle Answers for those! wounded in the serviceof
campaignswith left fielder, played with Eastern Gerald R.. Lieut. (Jg) O-V'S) USNR; : their country.
with and two
Gulfport, O-V
Barker Robinson F. Lieut. (Ijg j ) -
North Carolina) .
in the East Teachers College ( Richard oll1J "I .c1ft q Ar ErTcMOC9E _
Palestine, Tex, (IS) USNR; : Barrett, J.. Lieut. Il -
Texas league. Francis then turnedto and with Leaksville in the Class DBIState (Jg) A-VS( ) USNR. .DYaIDESC : '
Cavanaueh, John W., Lieut. (Jg) A.VIS -
semipro ball and managed a Cullen, .a Ma- ) USSR; Clark. James E, Lieut. .= "- A pliTAe NARM T Read Plan Of Day
team for four years. The Marine Shortstop Andy (Jg) A-VS) USNR; Davis, John AI 1Z pa II SEE
is a versatile player. He' rine private, saw service with a Lieut. 11g( ) A-VS( ) USNR; Donovan Attention of Heads of Depart-
manager second base, but semipro club in Philadelphia for David Lieut. (Jg) USNR: Edwards, !S V Iii'; .E IE S U 1:1EI'1Z = ments is invited to Station Mem-
usually pickets Paul B.. Jr., Lieut. (Jg) USNR; Flan-
in the
also fills in at first base and be- a season, winning a tryout William E., Lieut. (Jg) A-VS) =-tt: orandum No. 64-42 Administrativeof .
hind the plate when the occasion Interstate League. He had a L'SNR; Heckbert. Charles A., Lieut. apNI AL S April 15, 1942, holding all hands
chance to go to the Chicago White (Jg) UsrKendall.; Wilbur H.. Lieut.I 0. 111I0..., responsible for acquainting themselves
requires.Pvt. USN' J Lieut.Og .
( ; Kenyon
J. R. Auld is the regular receiver Sox farm at Lockport. Y., when gI)t D-VS) USNR; } W" Waldo R p I... wA L: (;: E 'l1.<;' with information printed in

for the Marines. He played the war changed his plans. B., Lieut. (jg\) USN: Nelson, ,Jesse D., 5M I l.1l' = FEE the "plan of the day."
Waltham Other players, including PitcherJ. Jr.. Lieut. (Jg) O-VS( ) USNR; Nalle. K.1\1i 4
four seasons with the Outfielder J. F. (j Jg) O-VS) USNR; III AIN "" A .t.1 R' FE Heads of Departments are directed
Mass., emlpros, where he was S. Massera, O' e.fnhrior Jinaj C., (Jg) USN;i ENE MAT ER5'. C.J.II R to instruct the personnel in
named the "most valuable player." Campone, and Outfielder A. )t. Rhodes, Neblett M., Lieut. (Jg) (HO their departments, both Naval and
r4. ;
direct from high USN R. c. NAT
Listed as third baseman but alsoa Curry came up form a Marine team Ross Joseph A.. Lieut. (Jg) A-VS) lg I" ::j- RlF S civilian, that all items BO publishedshall
star pitcher, fine catcher and school to help USNR: Shlpe. Frank.A. Jr.. Lieut. be construed as an. order
G. that has given a good account of A-VS USNR Weymeyer, Robert I8ELPlorf: sEr7EE3 '
general utility man is PFC A. (Jg) ( ) ; from' the Executive Officer. ,
(Art) Lowe. The prolific Marine :itself! all the way. R, Lieut (Jg) A-VS) ''X'SNR; Boden, '




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Pago Eight JAX AIR NEWS May '13, 1943

Lieut. Bliss Gets Lieu/ Bliss Receives Air Medal War ,lin', All Holl. Ties In Top Grades ,

P' .- .. \ncll-Iere's Proof

Air Medal At Lee 1 IT'H: 'I.. .. Amidst the nerve-grinding, daily I Add Five To Usual I

rush of war-geared Naval activity -
I even the most considerate .
Field For BraveryFlint amongst us are all too prone to NAGS Honor List I
1 1 forget or overlook those thoughtful -
t little courtesies that go to
Lieut. Comdr. Lee Commends
Michigan Ace Hon w make like' rocky road a little
smoother. Yellow Water Grad.
ored For Shooting Hut, be It to her everlastingcredit
uates For Enviable .
1 Jap Planes Over Santa Cruz there's one WAVE aboard Attaining
this Station, God bless her who'll Records
: Area never be neglectful\ of the busi-
ness of spreading .sunshine I Multiple ties in final grades
added five extra names to the
where 'ere she .
achievement In goes.Out
;, For meritorious dive-bomber of a mountain of morning usual honor roll of 20 at the 'Naval
shooting a Japanese
Air Gunners School graduation
mall arriving on the station,
and a fighter plane from the skies ;
over Santa Cruz, Navy ace Lieutenant came this gem:
While a throng of bluejacketslooked
:May 6, 1913.
Louis K. Bliss, of Flint,
"Gentlemen: on two more companies received
Michigan, was recently presentedthe
their diplomas as gunners
Com "I'm leaving here fur Jacksonville
coveted Air Medal by Sunday morning on the and in a few short weeks will be
mander Charles G. Shone, commanding -
in combat with the enemy.
10:30 has."I .
officer of the Naval Auxiliary The usual of 10
practice naming
wish to I
Lee Field. go early M can
Air Station
read "For merito- get settled and be ready to report honor men in each company was
The citation :
varied this week and 13 were
for work Monday morningat
while I
rious achievement partici-
8:00. named from one company twelve
pating in aerial flight as pilot in a
from the other.
United "I hope this agrees with you.
fighting squadron a
Lieut. Comdr. Norman C.
States carrier during action Thanking you,
executive officer of the .
t against the enemy Japanese forces Sincerely J'OUNo.Cf'nlOor I
( ) S'cUS.N.T.S" school at Yellow Water,
near the Santa Cruz Islands. While the diplomas to the graduates.

-. on combat air patrol, Lieut. Blissboldly Now, we ask you, wasn't that Comdr. E. E. Dolecek, commanding

engaged numerous and succeededin enemy nice of her to let us know! Spared officer, and Lieut. Comdr. A. W.
air craft in
Neal, training officer were
us a lot of worry away
shooting down one Japanese ._ attending a gunnery conference at
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dive-bomber, one fighter and in Ft. Myers, Fla. -

damaging another Jap dive bomb Changes Of Address Names on the graduation honor
" His and gallant devotion .
t er. courage roll are:
t to duty in the face of withering H, E. Reynolds, ACRM vacated i I COMPANY 26 Cogswell Bill

aircraft opposition were in 1313B, NAS Busing Project on G., AMM3c 3.63; Maddock, How-
keeping with the highest traditions" May 5. His forwarding address is ard J., AMM3c, 3.55: ; Chinn, JosephG.
of the U. S. Naval service. Naval Air Technical Training Center .. AMM3c, 3.54; Sundet, John P.,
Son of. Mr. and Mrs. Louis K. + Norman, Oklahoma.H. AMM3c. 3.52; Carlson, Ernest J.,

Bliss of 3209 Beecher Road Flint, Navy ace fighter Lieutenant in shooting down one lap dlve- A. Martin, PhoMlc, vacated AMMSc: 3.50; Carter, Henry I.,
he is a gradu.Ve of Flint Central !\Ilchlganl I 1235B NAS Housing Project on AMM3c, 3.49; Malinowski, Lewis,
U. S. Naval Acad- Louls K. IIIiM of hint bomber, one Jap fighter, and In
and the
High Is awarded the coveted Air Medal May 6. His forwarding address is AMM3c, 3.46; Bonner. George Z.,
emy. He won his wings at the Commander Charles G. Shone, damaging another dlce-bomber- U.SN.A.S. Photo Lab., Hitchcock, AMM3c, 3.46; Stevens, Benjamin
:Miami Naval Air Station on March (left) commanding officer of the The 27-year-old ace Is now serving Texas J, AMMSc 3.41; Conley, NormanL.

31, 1941. Naval Auxiliary Air Station at Lee 88 a combat Instructor at Lee Louis Szuch ACOM, vacated I ., AMM3c, 3.40; Diez, Paul G.,
Lieut. Bliss is now serflng as a Field, "for meritorious achievement Field. :3821, Dewey Park on :May 6. His AMM3c, 3.40; Forbes Clifford,
fighter instructor in combat tac- forwarding address is c/o Mrs. L. I AMM3c, 3.40; Mitchell, William c.,

tics at Lee Field. Szuch, 2759 A Street, San Diego, I AMM3c, 3.40.COMPANY.
Boot Camp Items Calif. I 27-Case, Harold D.,

Lee Field News Bruce Gordon Ferguson, Bki2c, AMM2c. 3.69; Shapiro, Max
Educa"onalPost vacated 3003B Dewey Park on May ARMSc, 3.56; Sakari, C. A.,
Ens. Liddell ; 5, and is now living at 3402A AMMSc, 3.56; Conklin Cecil J.,

Good Tidings! New \ Dewey Park. AMM3c, 354; Sugden, Joseph M.,
Frost Russell Alfred Killen, AMM2c. ARM3c 3.40; Welker, Richard W.,
; Lieut. TransferredLieut. vacated 3417A Dewey Park on May AMM3c, 3.39; Walker, Robert J.,
Records En Route 5. His forwarding address is c/o ARM3c 3.39; Weber, Henry A., Jr.,
J. D. Frost has been replaced One colored boy of the "Stepin- C. F. Killen, 334 Pine Street, West AMM3c, 3.37; Nicely, George A.,
by Ens. W. W. Liddell as fetchlt" type, when taken to task Palm Beach, Fla. AMM3c 3.37; Hildebrand, MerlynE.
For Station MovieExams Educational Officer at the Recruit about his failure to do some work George Jerome Webb, AMMlc, ., ARM3c 3.35; Higgins, Edward 't;
Center. Lieut. Frost is now attached said: "Ah jes caint do no hard vacated 3402A Dewey Park on May M., ARM3c 3.33; Sinclair, Jameic1 ,'

to the NAOTC personnel. En- work. My wife has got a tumor 4. His forwarding address in Navy D, ARM3c, 3.33. t { ;' ....
And Advancements sign Liddell is acting Education and I know I's got one, too". Pre-flight School; Natchitoches. _
I Officer pending future appoint- Another colored boy could not do La. Meet Your Mates :'
I To Be Handled Right On ments. any work because his "feets wus .Jay Steven Stricker, CEM, va-

{ Base; McDuff Is Tireless War Bond Sale High hurting him. cated :3437A Dewey Park on May
Brief of
Although the "War Bonds by One gander at his "fcets" revealed 4. His forwarding address Is Phil Biographies Men :

SwimmerBy Allotment" campaign is over on that he had carefully slit adelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Serving With You'_
the Main Station and its Auxiliary on each side the leather of his Pa. "
C. S. Wilkes; Y2c: Field, the Boot Camp is maintaining I brand new G. I. shoes to give some John Stewart Benson, ARM3c, Well known, but little known

Good news for the recreation a constant drive for subscribers. expansion "lebensraum" to a pair and his wife, Dannie Maxine now about That's Chief Boatswain
hours comes from the chaplain's So eager and responsive were of brown dogs accustomed to such occupy 3831A Dewey Park. Mate ROY M. WINTON, the tall,

office. A batch of new records are the men at the first mention of bootery. Eugene Louis Maulding, ACMM, personable chief in charge of the
bonds by allotment that Lt. Comdr.G I and his wife Fire Department.
on their way and they will soon Lt. Comdr. Mevers DetachedWe Gladys, now occupy
T. House has made the War 3417A Dewey Park Winton is a native of Manchester -
heard at the station movie.
be have just lost Lt. Comdr.
Also, there are some 500 pounds of Bonds lecture an integral part of Meyers (MC) USNR, who has William Edward Penny AM2c, deep in the heart of Tennessee'sblue
belt He became
that will be the indoctrinal training as muchas I his wife, :Frances Eudora, and grass a
new magazines soon been assigned to new duties at
in of 1929 and he'abeen
insurance and bluejacket July
in the for read- lectures on stepdaughters, Shirley Anne and
placed library your Pittsburgh.
places and seen things in the
I Esta Veda Heath, 3207A
ing pleasure Last week, 80 percent of platoon Reduce Service School Quotas Dewey Park. Navy Served at sea from 1930
Congratulations go to Mrs. 118 subscribed to the drive after After a two-week lull in grind- Lester George Reed ARMSc 'til 1940 aboard USS CALIFORNIA

"Van", wooer of the Muses and their first lecture. The percen- ing out the boys for Service Schools, and his wife, Ora Lee now occupy USS MARYLAND, USS
secretary extraordinary, on herson's I tage of enrollees from each platoonhas the Bureau has directed that reduced 1342A NAS Housing Project. NEW MEXICO, and. the USS
taking down an Alligator key | been exceptionally high since quotas weekly be resumedfor Merle Harry West, ACOM, and PENNSYLVANIA.
at the University of Florida for 'I the Inception of this new idea. the month of May, and each his wife, Alice Elfreida, now occupy The "foreman" of the Fire De-
his work in freshman journalism. I Platoons 110, 112-C, and 113 reached i Monday eligible recruits are being 3437A Dewey Park. partmcnt became a qualified "shell
Examinations and advancement I one hundred percent enrollmentin sent to the four Aviation Service Henri Lafayette Hayes, ACOM, 'back" on July 24, 1940, when he
in rating will be handled right on the Station-wide drive last April. Schools and to EM School. Due and his wife Ann Evelyn, now occupy crossed the equa.tor-the domainof
the base for Lee Field personnel.In Colored Boys Provide Humor to the fact that a smaller percen 3538B Dewey Park. Neptunus Rex His favorite
charge of the new educational Now, with close to 700 sunburned tage of the recruits coming on William Hudson vacated 3538B diversions! are hunting and fish
setup will be Ensign Howes and white and darker hued bodies on board qualify in examinations for Dewey Park on May 5. His for- ing Football is his No. 1

his new assistant. Ensign Shrieve, board, the athletic program is mov- these Service Schools, the Educa- warding address is c/o General spectator sport.
for ship's company. Lieut. Wike- ing along with an increased tempo tional Department works on a mar- Delivery, Jacksonville, Fla. Chief Winton's hobby is collect
lund handles the squadron educa- and it is noticeable with what en- gin smaller than heretofore. A -VA ing fire-arms. He is an ardent

tional program thusiasm the colored boys go about general characteristic of recruits victory gardener, and can use a
Ensign Al Mann of the physical their activities on the obstacle coming on board recently is their Hollywood Musical Plays spade as well as call one.

training department reports that course. However, all is not 100% youth. Too few of them are mak- Tonight And Tomorrow ARNALDO B. TONI, Sk2c, was
Yeontan Allan McDuff was the energy as exemplified by a recent ing the required minimum for eligIbility CoMlnmtd born in Boone County, Iowa, but
star of recent swimming tests. It experience of one of the doctors. for Class A Service Schools. from pace .e spent more than 16 years of his.
U reported that they threw Mc- combination of acrobatics and com-
24 years in Italy He was re-
Duff in the at 1400 to start
his treading pool test and two hours Navy Wives NeededTo volunteer their services one morn- edy.Swift by name and swift by act celving clerk for the "Villa Mod-

later they had to insist that he I ing or afternoon a week. Anyone three members of a family, who erne Restaurant" in Chicago whenhe
desist. They couldn't fill the pool Make DressingsA interested in assisting along this are credited to be among the was called to active duty by
fast enough to counteract the tidal line, is asked to contact the Execu- fastest Juggling teams in the USO the Navy on July 7, 1941 He

waves he was churning up and the group is being organized here tive Office, or telephone Chaplain circuit, are with this new show. worked his way up to receiving
boys diving off the high board for making surgical dressings and Wilson at 518. The Swifts recently finished an clerk from a porter .
need this -.-.--- On duty at small stores, Hangar
were taking an awful beating. there is a very great for engagement at Radio City Music
Add sad situations: Tom Cos- Red Cross class. No doubt there Mail Must 1 IncludeN. hall Their act is fast and furious. 123, Toni has two brothers work.
tello, who was congratulated in are a number of Navy wives on Involving Indian club Jilr- ing in defense industries in Chicago
this column last week on makinghis the Station who could find time to A. S. On AddressA gling and other tricks. The storekeeper is well.
liked all those who know him
-vj -- The "Fanchonettes" 16 by ,
petty officer rating and on his lovely
forthcoming marriage, went out Address" complaint has been received girls in a chorus group, will pro because he is always pleasant and ;
"Multiple vide the dance routines for the accommodating :
and dislocated his arm during a from the Jacksonville Post Office
softball game. He gets marriedon Envelopes Ordered that mail intended for Naval per- performance. All are former stage He was glad to return from
Italy to the United States in :
the 23rd, but his arm won't be sonnel at this Station is being received girls, experienced and well re-
1937 "I fortunate that I '
out of the sling until two weeks Department heads have been no- addressed merely to a box hearsed for this production.The am "
later. We have no room here to tified to instruct their personnel to number. N.A.S. is an essential part show is comprised of a cast can live much my life here, Toni said, 1
"it is better in Americathe -
print the consoling suggestions of use "Multiple Address" envelopesfor of the address and if omitted will of 24 people. All of them are I
0 of and j
working living
friends. In of mall professional entertainers whose way i
sympathetic all communications placed in cause delay receipt or
After the war he hopes to be
Lieut. Danner tells of the man Yard Mall in order to save paper, it may be returned to the sender tricks and past performances guar- able TO return to civilian life and
who came to him asking if he a critical material in wartime to- or the Dead Letter Office antee a real evening's entertainment go into business for himself. I

had to take ten days leave. He day. The only exceptions to the -\&i '-4 \
"*" There will be two shows at both
was told no, of course, he didn't rule are restricted and confidential j
and U. S. First station halls, two at 1900 and 2100 \VU Check Cashed -----
have to take ten days. communications communications -
nature. The United States Navy built the in the Main Station Auditorium tonight Western Union and Postal Money t
Heaving a sigh of relief, he said, of a personal
"That's good. I ONLY HAVE "Multiple Address" envelopesare first wind-tunnel for aeronautical and two more at 1900 and orders up to $25 will be cashedat
ENOUGH MONEY TO LAST available upon request from research work, to be established in 2200 at the NATTCenter Auditorium Ship's Service upon proper I

THREE DAYS." Central Office Mail Room. this country. I tomorrow evening. identification




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