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Title: Jax air news
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: May 27, 1943
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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t VOL. 1, No. 9 U, S NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA May 27, 1943



"I'crsoflnliiy r Officer Of Lee I'icld"Personality" Admiral Mason To

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; Commandant Of This
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a? : '. Admiral Charles P. Mason I Entertainment Features On Station And In Jax '

first and also commandant skipper of of the this ill-fated Station Run Gamut From Horse Shoes To Roller Coaster

aircraft carrier Hornet in its final
By Bob Myers, Y2c
heroic fight in the Pacific will

f fJ' address the personnel of the Station Hot Summer days are fast approaching: when someone will ask
at 1130 tomorrow In front of "What"a Cookin'?"-and mean it literally. So, the best way to ward
1 C the Band Shell. A large turnoutis off boredom, heat prostration and other Summer maladies, is to
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expected. know how to enjoy recreation facilities both on the Station and at
J' o' Admiral Mason, now on leave Jacksonville.

is renewing many friendships on There are hundreds of 'em rang
.1 this Station which he started on ing from roller coaster rides to I hangouts, are now equipped and
.1 the road to becoming one of the horse-shoe pitching. The USO's scheduled all day through to en-

(.{ greatest Naval air establishmentsin of Jacksonville, which, as-of-the- tertain the most two-fisted old salt

the world. After being detached war, ceased to be pretty-boys' in the Navy.
from Jacksonville, the veteran There are many places to go-
Naval officer became commanding more than those listed here, but
M I I Radio ProgramsThe
r I I officer. of the Hornet which was Navy with this article as a directory
the under his command in its epic radio perhaps can find somethingnew
officer Mis Judy Moore, Inspects personnel crew following programswill you
of Lee Field's ship's company. The pretty, :2l-month-old enchanter :I battle against the Japanese last be broadcast by Jackson- to undertake on every Liberty
doesn't find It necessary to call her "crew" to attention- he gets | October ville stations from the Naval Air ashore as well as in free hours on
nothing else but attention from the moment she cornea aboard. Destined I'I Rot.rani Stage "Homecoming" Station: the station.

to be "queen of the fleet", Judy now ensnares captains and apprentice One of the highlights of Ad- Friday WJAX ((210o.- lSO) 56 Ball Teams On Station
seamen alike with a devastating!' : smile and a desire to be carried Her miral Mason's visit here was a Naval Air Technical TrainingCenter On the Station, to begin with

willing slaves! in the picture, (left to right), M W. Percy, YSe, T. P. testimonial held by the Jackson- auditorium, "N a y y there are over 56 softball teams or
Costello, YSc, K. A. Davis, Y2c, J. \\'. Koche, YSc. her daddy, Chief ville Rotary club in his behalf Mon- Wings" baseball teams you may join. The
\: Yeoman V. I* Moore and A. W. Macduff Y2c. day at the luncheon meeting. High Saturday WMBR (2000- station offers plenty of room with
I ranking Navy officers city and 2030) Main Station auditorium, its 17 diamonds for either type of
county officials and prominent "Swing With the Navy." game. Nine pools for enlisted men,

Smoker To Have I civic leaders attended the affair Sunday WFDq ((190-2000) WAVES, and commissioned person-
Sailor Beware; I to give the distinguished admiral All Saints Chapel, "Navy Ves- nel will serve to keep you cool
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a rousing "homecoming" welcome. pers." throughout the season.
Pianist Keep Your ShirtA Winner of the Navy Cross for Tuesday WJIIP ((2100-2 ISO) Billiards, bowling, and the library
Singers, his courageous service as skipper Naval Air Technical Training at the Main Station Recrea-

Series of Articles Expos of the Hornet Admiral Mason is Center auditorium Naval Air tion Hall, and in the NATTCenterarea
'Amid 'Jive' RaidsEloise an honorary member of the Jack- Technical Training Center audi- are open for leisure hour ac-
I ing Crooked Promoters sonville Rotary club. Many digni- torium, "Naval Air Station Concert tivity.
taries were present for the Mon- Band." Facilities for back-yard basketball -

Barnes Steve Who May Be Operatingin day meeting, including Rear Ad- and barnyard golf, volleyball
Rogero, Jacksonville miral A B. Cook, chief of Naval badminton, and tennis are scat-

k On Program; Sammy John Air Operational Training. Moore Scores High tered about the station. A driving:
Admiral Cook poke briefly; feting; range for those who would perfect

son To Do Impersonations EDITOR'S NOTE.-This Is the AJmir! Mason H. .,",t.d that tki their golf technique is located on
fourth In a series of articles personnel at th. Station "i, glad to : Among Honor Grads Birmingham Ave., opposite the
4 Here Tonight written by thl Better Buaine9 set Admiral; Mown again and i U proudof NATTC Marine Barracks Area. In

Division of the Jacksonville his! marvelout war record. W. envy that area too, U a one-wall hand
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'i Sweet and low-down, tonight' Chamber of Commerce for the him his war service and with Kim Godspeed Posts Top Mark Of 3.59; ball court.

\, :Victory Smoker covers the field, officers and enlisted men of this ,good luck and more honors : Trumbo Tops Company 30 I This doesn't sum-up the station's
with the Main Station's orchestra, Station. Its purpose is to warn to him.. sports facilities. It only beginsthe
the "Jive Bombers", providing the personnel here against the crooked Admiral Mason was introducedby At Yellow Water SchoolB. list. But from here it is up

musical accompaniment; Eloise promoters and racketeersthat Commander Robert H. Gamble K. Moore, AMM3c, was the to you and your bunk mates to
r. Barnes "sending" with a boogy- may be operating In Jacksonville. an old friend. Their acquaintance, highest honor graduate of Com- organize a team or pair off for a

o woogy beat on the piano; Steve So read this and subsequent which started in the first world panies 29-30 at the Yellow Water game.
t[ Rogero, singer; and A & R's "gospelsinger" articles carefully, and war, was renewed when Admiral Gunnery School. Moore, a member Lieut Stephen Ruddy, and his
.1 plus many other attractions beware. I Mason, then a captain, came to of Co. 29, scored 359. F. staff of Instructors arc anxious to
r Jacksonville to take command of teach to all
cast. who
swimming
But a supporting man in care
Most of Jacksonville's merchantsare Trumbo, AMM3c, was top
y For months, Rev. William T. I this Station. Comdr. Gamble thena 30 with mark of 3.52. to learn. There are more than
honest and they not only appreciate Co. a
Merritt has led a group of negro the business they get civilian, entered the Naval service The other honor graduates were: twenty beginners swimming classes
: in while work and is now assistant to Ad- underway on the station
women song they from Bluejackets but they are sin- Company 29-Petrakis, E. F., already.
: In the Landing Gear Department cerely interested in welfare miral Cook. AMM3c, 3.57; McHugh, H. P., Athletic officers in every divi-
L at A & R. They have inspired your Admiral Mason expressed his 3.54 Reynard, C. A., sion will give as much time as suits
and would not take advantage of a AMMSc ;
both civilian and enlisted person- pleasure upon returning to Jack- 3.52 Quillen P. D., the purpose of teaching you almost
man in uniform under circumstances AMMSc ;
nel daily in their work. Now they any sonville and related some of his AMM3c, 3.47; Harrigan. W. E., any given sport; with emphasis on
j have volunteered to sing at the ; experiences and observations on hand-to-hand combat, boxing and
There are, however, some mer. AMM3c, 3.46 Mozingo, F., AMMSc
the Pacific
smoker tonight for the station's battlemap. wrestling
A. E., AMM3c 3.45;
chants here as there are in cities Admiral Ma- 3.46; Perry,
entertainment. Speaking seriously Tuthill D. S. AMMSc, 3.45; La- Downtown Attractions Varied ,
all over the country, who are ,
.
One of the evening's specialtieswill son stated "we have a hard job
r "gougers." They will not overlookany and terrible war ahead. Anyone Vlgnel, L. E., AMMSc 3.42. Downtown is another story. We
be Eloise Barnes who makes
opportunity to overcharge the Company 30 Meyer, R. C., cannot possibly list in the JAX 1
who thinks this will be
." a piano "talk". Rogero, a singer war soon
men in service for either merchandise is We AMMSc 3.48; Gonser D. E., AIR NEWS all the places to go-
from downtown Jacksonville Is said over terribly optimistic.
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or services. These traders are whenwe AMMSc. 3.44; Czapla, P. J., and perhaps we will leave out your
to be "Good", with a capital "G". are going to whip the Japs
: I. His style resembles that of Frank leeches of the lowset kind. It is march from the sea to Tokyo." AMMSc, 3.44; Seaman, J. C. favorite 'dish"-but. lacking infer- !

Sinatra-and his voice, if not better not only a type of sabotage, but He said the Japs made extensive AMMSc, 344; Pennlngton. G"I Ceatlaitd .a page flro
3.42 Winter, W.
in instances it is direct AMMSc ;
many a for this and now ,
is at least equal to that nationally preparations war 3.42 Bacon, G. ., I
violation of Federal designed AMMSc ;
regulations -
o have enough material on hand to
known singer. to regulate the cost of liv- for several AMMSc, 3.42; Powell R. A., Lt. Col. Gawne
Johnson of Atlanta fight years.
,
Sammy AMM3c 3.40, R. W., AMM3c,
ing and to curb Inflation The "The longer we permit them to Pope
Georgia, whose brother is attachedto
Operations Department, Is sche- legitimate business firms' in Jack- dig In and prepare, the longer the 3.39. On Short LeaveLieut.
sonville the existence of
deplore :
duled to appear, offering imperson-

ations. "Impersonations of what" the help low-brow to get rid traders of ,them and you and can to I Living On A Rubber Raf h: CoL Chester L. Gawn,
he asked. "Name it! I'll
was USMC(ret.), commanding officerof
imitate it!" says: Sammy. protect victimized yourselfs their from becoming I! As Pleasa nt As A Yachtu. Marine Barracks, has left this
r These and several other attrac- If have by practices.to be- I'E i It's Not Station on leave and Capt. Kort-

tions have been scheduled for the lieve you that just have cause been overcharged Yo To Safety! right Church, Post Quartermaster,
you
Smoker to be held at Mason Field \ But It'll Carry has taken command.
or that have not been
at 1930 last you
tonight. Following Col. Gawne will be present at his
4 week's the given the service to which you matter. One of the first
example, performance I Don't worry too much about grey daughter's graduation exercises at
; will indoors to the Main are entitled or have paid for, "putit Is to get acquainted with
move steps
t living adrift on the big drink, Smith College, Northampton Mas3.:
In writing", and drop complaint i
Station Recreation Hall should your Mac. These new type rubber your raft by learning the location He will return to his post early
11 .' rain threaten to "wash it out". in the mail to the Better rafts will keep you afloat with and stowage of your rub In June.
". that indoors out- Business Division Jacksonville ber and the purpose of
1' Proving or reasonable chances of survival "yacht" Capt. John W. Finney guard
"- doors the Station personnel has Chamber of Commerce 227 West of equipment. It
.; until you are picked up. every piece I company officer, and First Lieut.
real talent and professional "thehowmustgoon" Forsyth Street won't do you any good if you
J The authority for that Infor- Loyce E. Biles, post adjutant, hate
Just word of caution! The
spirit, Joe Glen- a don't know how to use it.
mation is an article in the Bureau : been detached and assigned tem
non 'mastered the ceremonies' and merchant is not always right, nor of Naval Personnel Bulle- On boarding the raft, you can porarily to the Marine Barracks
captured the audience last week is the customer always right. We tin which was adapted from expect the sea to be a lot Quantico, Va. They will attend

.when the rains came. will do our best to obtain and parts of "Dunking Sense", a rougher than it appeared from I school and then will be detailed to
Glennon's black-face act was a Continued .. p.*. eight safety guide for Naval airmen the deck. Get on quickly and ,permanent duty with the Marine

prepared by the BuAer Training and carefully and secure every- Corps college training program
riot.Equally accomplished was Eva WANTED-Bond Buyers Division. thing In place. You can't afford which will get underway shortly. 1

.....Ararker. daughter of 0 & G's Chief Now for the story of "How To to lose your gear if you Capt. Finney is slated to report .
1 ""W' ullus Parker who tap-danced her WANTED 30 people to pur- Live On A Rubber Raft. capsize. I to Notre Dame at South Bend ,
way on to the permanent list of chase $1,000 Bonds. Help yourself, First Rafts can be both sailed and Ind., upon completion of the
those the Station audiences would your country and your station to Get Acquainted, which rowed. Take your choice. Oars course at Quantico while Lieut, !
vessel
is
"Nation's No. 1 BondOffice" Your raft a
like to see again. These and many keep it .
mast and rig the ,DUes will report to Millsapa College
at Bond can sail to safety If you can serve as a
other excellent acts made the May rating by calling you .
in Mississippi.'
keep a cool head and use your CODtI.lled.pale eljkt> ,
Office Immediately
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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS r May 7'


Lee Field NewsStation Jax-Recruited WAVE
To
Admiral Mason

The LadderAdvancements Subdues Drunks; Cited
Up
TomorrowAt Named After The Late For Defense Of Post


Speak ,In RatingsAt I['Ensign Lee, Hero Of Last WarBy The Seaman Guard (male) bet. .

Band ShellFirst NAS, Jacksonville ter look to Its laurels If comely .
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C. S. Wilkes, Ylc on the beam.NEITHER. Apprentice Seaman Audrey Pearl

Some facts about the man for DO II! Roberts assigned to this Station

Commandant Of This Following is a final Hat of Jacksonville whom Lee Field was named: Trip To Silver Springs when she completes her In

Naval Air Station enlisted Ensign Benjamin Lee II, was tells of a mar- doctrination.
Station Is Feted By Jax personnel advanced in rating as Chaplain Ferges Perhaps It was the examplethat
Pa. November
i born In Philadelphia velous trip that 20 of the enlistedmen I
indicated effective May 1: the guards here set, plus J
Rotarians At Luncheon I 4, 1894. After serving as sea accompanied by the chaplainand I
To AMlc>-Robert 1... Bender. he her training as an aviation ma-
man second class, accepted appointment Lieut. (Jg) T. R. Matthews,
To AM2c-Ernest M. Adams, Carl chinists learner at A & R priorto
C.Btl.ned from pace ... Askew Walter C. Blount John F. Bol- as an Ensign in the U. made to Silver Springs last Wednesday her enlistment at Jackson-
war !ia going to last," the Admiral Ilnger Orval L. Buckles Harold LCargol S. Naval Reserve Force in November .
opined. !1. Billy Carroll Vernon P. 1917. In December of that Three separate boat trips, swimming >llle that stood her in good stead I
Churchill. Stefan J. Czczeclna. Maurice to a
when assigned guard gateat
The Admiral said that the crew S. Dalgle. Vern A. Davidson FrankE. year he was ordered to duty with a visit to the reptile farm, i "boot at Hunter
the camp"
of approximately 2,500 men and Dunlap. John J. Goss, Isaac D. the U. S. Naval Aviation Forces in observing movies made of deep-sea I
I Hood Jr., Carl R. Huff Later he ordered to College with orders not to permit -
officers aboard the Hornet were France. was diving technique (featured by a
,
Lewis C. Kaw, John R. Lundberg, to enter without
"willing1 and ready to fight, had Max E. Mahoney Michael A. Maslo, duty in connection with practice bathing-suited WAVE script girl), anyone Seaman Roberto -I
no fear and no question of their Bernard E. Murphy, Arnold N. Mllscn, patrol flights at London. EnsignLee were included in the day's doings. proper credentials -
ability to stand against the Japan. Joseph Nemeth. Francis P. Petelle. was killed while on duty Oc The chaplain also gives a nod to kept out two drunks, and
Jack H Plew. Syl\l G. Plochlch John In her own words, "knocked one
ese." The honor guest assertedthe T. -Pre. William ., NicholasJ. tober 28, 1918, at Killingholme, the Lee Field aerographers on the "
training of men in the Navy I : Rocchl. ldL'A. Rowe. Jr., Cecil: England. success of the trip. The day start- of them flat with my bilife"For

Marine Corps and Army "is producing : L. Seller Citation in posthumous award' of ed out dark with occasional rain coming through this "ma
Victor L. Slawson. Earl W. Smith, with colors -
flying
jor engagement"
that which is necessary twin Gerald ridlk. Robert L. Starratt, Navy Cross: but the aerographers gave him thegoahead
she awarded the first
this war." Carl A..V'srrY r, Bernard A. Uhr. "For distinguished and heroic signal predicting sun- was
D icribi Hardships! John F. \Vellen Adrian D. \Valra\en,, service as a pilot of a seaplane en shine by 1200. The chaplain reports citation of Its kind ever given a
John G. \Vashbon. Harry J. Wolfe member of the WAVES for "suc
the waters of .
hard in 'J
the patrolling
of
Describing some Frank J. Woloszynowskl, Harold W.. gaged that at 1130 their forecastwas ,
ships aboard the Hornet, Admiral Young.To the War Zone escorting and pro borne out. He also spoke of cessfully defending her post and

Mason told the Rotary gatheringthat AM3c-Hale Bakerlan, Charlie C. tecting troop and cargo ships, oper the great courtesy extended to the efficiently carrying out her or-
Curl, Gene L,, Neal, Dean E. Pitman,, submarines ders with disregard for her own
able to ,
the men were never I Raymond E. Sandefur. Walter O. ating against enemy group by the management at the "
obtain more than four consecutive Skaggs Walter C. Seyraclk, Harley O. and bombing the enemy coast, personal safety
hours of sleep since they were on Whltt, Daniel S. Young.To showing at all times courage anda Springs.New Officers Aboard The presentation was made by

watch four hours and off four Milks ARM2c-John, James H.C.Moore Harris Harold ConradW. L. high spirit of duty." I New officers who recently reported Captain William F. Amsden,
officer of the
hours while In the war zone, and Nelms, Jack R. Ross. Tears Bring Laughs aboard include LIeut. (jg) USX commanding
during the four hours off watch! To ARM3c-Charles W. Greene, MaryC. This incident happened on the J. C. McWilliam, Ship's Service Naval Training Stiool. forWomen's

F they had to take care of their .To Lauderdale AOMlc! -,William William C.E.Davis.Rheney. Main Station and it can be vouchedfor officer; Lieut. (Jg) J. Rausch, Reserves at Hunter. .

duties on the ship. I To AOM2c-Wllllam L. Baker, Joe : Lieut. (Jg) C. F. Andolsek, yard College, the Bronx.
Touching briefly on the labor A. Bernick, Robert Debbout. Albert T. A bunch of the boys had been and assistant yard officer, :
Paul D. respec- "Her actions, said Captain
Ellsworth. Douglas C. Fagan
!
Mason declaredthe the tear-gas chamber one
situation, Admiral McClure, Walter C. Resmondo, George through tively; Ensign S. M. Hines, as-
men in service were "unableto G. Wells, Donald G. Wilson. Charles F. morning and wept bitter tears over: i sistant communications officer. Amsden "were In keeping with

understand the attitude of men Wlmbrow.To the whole thing. After returning I Lieut. Milton Toole, decorated the highest traditions of the

in the United States who are not Henry AOM3c M. Cox-, Jr.George, John F.E. Demchak CoUlson,, from that Hollywood drama clinic, I flier now aiding a moving picture Navy"

willing to work 48 hours a week Thomas P. Fail. Leonard Greene Jr., they decided that a coke at Ship'sService ; company making a training film,
while the men in the service work Guy P. Morgan Mario Guagentl. Hachari might help them to re really went Hollywood the other -a

twice as long." Roberts.Levy, Frank Walfrld E.W.Rawokskl Saastamolnen., RobertI. cover. Three of them were seated day-doing a scene in blackface.It Rain Inside As Cloud
is ample, but in booth when a civilian employee
Food on board ship To PR2c-Michael Ctfranlc, DonaldP. a seems that he was flying a
:Admiral Mason pointed out that Cohen. Frederic T. Drew, Jr., Ers- they knew came up and with black
plane heavy smoke Invades
kine D. Gulff, James W. Miller JohnL. Navy HangarMIAMI
Guadalcanal "ate any Joined them. In a few minutes,
the men on Pierce, Harold E. Staats RichardK. pouring from the exhaust, when
food they could get with a great Zimmer. tears began to roll down his tan the motor backfired. Voile! Black Fla.-A
deal of canned and dehydratedfood. To AerM2c-Robert P. Cash. ned cheeks in profusion. Hecouldn't lowhangingcloud

." He expressed the opinion To S AerM3c Bransdorfer-William, James P. Benulls.P. Brody Arnold -, figure it out-he felt hap face.Probably the last great threatto poured a good tropical rainon

that dehydrated food is over John M Hanley, Omer J. Reuter, John py, his rent was paid, he still had Nijinsky's top-ranking in the the Richmond Naval Air Sta
emphasized and said the worst E. Ritchie, Howard B. Wells. Jr. the majority of his D, E, and F field of here few and
I' Kerfoot A. terpsicorean art was removed tion near a days ago
To Ylc-Arland W. Eyl,
food he found was powdered eggs. meat coupons-but the tears still
the Smith. last week-end when a cer- the Navy is the authority for !it-
"Th Am.ricn spirit h.lp.d To RM3c-Bertram W. Braunstein. gushed. tain
In., to overcome difficult! ud I To SpAHc-John) T. Cummins.To Just when he had about decided he is Portugese-speaking also Navy man it drizzled briskly inside the blimp

whip th. J.pn"*," the ip *Ur SpM)2c-Harold( ) C. Herrln. that there MUST be something ; ( to adept at English) attempted hangar, too. .'
To SK2c-Rosa A. Brannon. dropkick the concrete
add.d To AEM2c-James S. Denson. wrong and was ready really to walk at Atlantic Beach. The cloud it was said, passed
In a light vein, he told of the To AEM3o--FloydB. Roberts.To blubber, the boys, who were about
5,000 mince pies and thousands of Bkr3cCharlesKyle.: to collapse from laughing, explained I No longer classed as a youth the through as well as over the huge

doughnuts in the bakery which H.To Collman. Mariano Cortez. Clay, James Cljde H. to him that they had been his dropkicker violent will probably suspend hangar which houses blimps used
antics
dancing for the
went down with the Hornet, "a Johannes, Ernest W. Johnson, Willis through the gas chamber and some for anti-submarine patrol. The
r mishap much regretted by the K. Shelton, Ben D. Sweet, Manuel of the soulful fumes were still escaping duration and retire to the more
Wohlberg.To from their clothes. prosaic forms of the dancing art. hangar Is 190 feet high, 1,100 feet I

crew.Men on the fighting fronts appreciate Bay, SC3c Paul Joseph L. Boyd S. Homer Arnest. C.Hugh Bowk-E. Now the civilian reports he always -I Gypsy Rose Lee please note! long and 340 feet wide.

letters from home mostof night I Lloyd rrJ. Dlnger, James HFowler asks sailors If they have been -------- --- yr
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Charles J.
r all Admiral Mason said. He Helton,, Jr., Lyle C.Grlssom Henley William through the chamber before sitting 7r9
t, said the men feel they are not a I W. Kleckley.. with them; he says a man should 2 3 0 to

!, part of any one group and that I Vernon F Racer, Longln J. Smejkal, always be happy when eating.Do .

t., rating and rank mean nothing in man Edward, John J. E.Szron Stivers, Jack, Lewis D. \Timmer-V.Val. You Believe It?

(' the heat of battle. ker. Jack B. Walton Julius G. Whit- A welcome sight each morningto
' "The men are fighting their ten: civilians and Navy men who ride

t' best so that this country can I -a. the 0800 Lee Field bus is a young

maintain freedom for each individual colt frisking about the pasture !y sG

," Admiral :Mason told the Station MoviesMAY adjacent to the flying field. But

interested listeners. the other morning the colt was
p
(pickup add mason) 27-"Ladles' Day," Eddie Albert, lying down. The passengers' faces, 17 8T
lv commanding officerof I.npe Velei, Lee Kild| "I Walked
Serving as With a Zombie," Frances lee, Tom which had been ready to beam with
the Jacksonville Naval Air Station Conway. Cecil Field. smiles at the sight of him frisk-

from October 15, 1940, until MAY 28-"I Walked With a Zombie," ing about, suddenly dropped so fast 20 2i 123

I May, 1942, Admiral Mason was Field'r.nfe."Ott'r Dee My.Tom Dead (Body'onw.y, ,JllltonUerle Lee that the springs on the bus saggedand :

credited with developing one of the ,; Mary Sieges, Cecil! Field I "The the body scraped on the tires. _

finest naval air stations in the Avenger,," Ralph Richardson' Deborah Then the colt, as though in sym- ; 3 7

world. He held the rank of captain I "The Kerr Hidden, Student Hand"Officer's Craig Steven And.;, pathy with the poor humans passing Y

while here. Shortly after being Elizabeth Fraser Main Station by, whisked his tail. The gen- _
detached from Jacksonville he 'MAY 2 -"Over My Bead Body," Milton eral uplift of spirits was so great f
became commanding officer on the Berle, Mary"Hughes, Lee Field; that the bus-driver had to call out 7F 29 30
Illcbardion
"The Avengers, Ralph
c Hornet, the vessel which carried Deborah Kerr, Cecil Field. to the operations tower to get a
the American fliers on their historic MAY SO-"The Avenger," Ralph Rlcliardion landing priority before coming in
Journey which resulted in the Deborah Kerr Lee Field; 31 Z 3 43G

bombing of Tokyo and other Jap- "The Elisabeth Hidden Fraser Hand,Cecil" (!rate Field{ Steveni.; "A Shore Patrol Friend

( anese cities. He had not yet as- Gentleman At Heart," Caesar Romero ,

sumed command of the carrier at Carol Land And! Student"Officer's All Star Not Foe, Of Bluejacket 3 12vy 9
And.; "Forever a Day
( the time of that historic mission. I' Cast, Main Station The Shore Patrol is here to help
However, he was "skipper" of MAY 31-"The Hidden Hand," Craig not to hurt accordingto ,\
battles in which Stevens, Elisabeth Fraser Lee Field; you you ZY3
the Hornet in the HO yl
I
"A Gentleman At Heart," Caesar : an article In "The Tale Spin-
she was lost and he was awardedthe Romero, Carol Landl, Cecil Field; ner," publication of the New Orleans -
Navy Cross "for extraordinary I "Forever And. Day" All Star C.t.Stud..t Naval Air Station. -- -
heroism and outstanding courage"while Officer's And.; "Lady Body
thee aard." Eddie Albert Anne Shirley, The Shore Patrol "protects the = = '
officer of
commanding Main Station. Bluejackets", says the story. "Pri
carrier during the Battle of Santa JUNE 1-"A. Gentleman At heart" and principal duties of the 9.
mary
Cruz Islands. The carrier was Caesar Romero, Carole Land) Lee DOWN'
her Field; "Forever And a Day," All StuCast men on SP duty are enforcing ACROSS
sunk by enemy bombers after Cecil Field; "Lady Bodyguard" Navy and uniform regulations 1-What Amerlder In
planes and guns had battled a num- Eddie Albert, Anne Shirley. StudentOfficer's averting disturbances, helping to 1-Britain Is ours -Engineer cans are doing 20-Kind of grenade
ber of Japanese surface craft and And.; "Footllght Serenade," Training to the teeth 27-The: Army has
John Pane, Betty Grable, Victor keep sailors out of trouble. 5-What Hitler Replacement l 2-He reports the
planes in the engagement of last Mature, Main Station. "Some sailors have the idea these gh''I the people Center (ab.) squad at wor ds sinceethe
October. JUNK "Forever And a Day." AU men are out to 'get' them. That's of Europe reveille start of the war
The citation accompanying the Star Cast, Lee Field; Lady Bodyguard 11-You often 2* W.at} officers Caterpillar's 29-This dame Is
;, of Knox ," Eddie Albert, Anne Shirley' not true at all. These men are march to this are often back end always runningIn
Navy
award by Secretary Cecil Field I "Footllcht Serenade'John actually in many instances their drilling called 4-Short years around the \
said: "Throughout the battle, while Payne Betty Grable. Victor Mature best friends. Russian sea post
the Hornet was being subjected to Student Officer' And; ""'ruk- 12-We'll soon have -Alaskan rec. C-The Navy tells Intelligence
"The Shore Patrol is
ing Crew," Richard Arlen. Chester working on to all the hall time with these Observes! FUdl7 -
violent attack by overwhelming Morris, Jean Parker, Slain Station. the basis that it is out to protectthe barracks -Ma). Gen cols (!i.b'Jn
numbers of Japanese fighters dive men." 31-A warrior Frederick E. -31- r
and torpedo bombers, Rear Ad- ral Price was relieved on the first -This Ceneral (obs.) Beginning of Army post

miral Mason directed the fightingof of March by Captain Stanley J. = Army commands our 33-This organlza-: vice selective .ernamed this alder

his ship with cool and aggres- Michael present commandant.A Mail) Address At NATTCen.To 15-Shoulder Arms tlon Is doing a 9-What a soldier War gored
sive determination. The air forces native of Harrisburg Pa., avoid delay in delivery of ((ab.) lot for service Is often at 32-our Army Is
men 10( -A brigadier a far cry from
received his
command succeeded in Admiral Mason early
under his mail all hands attached to
In
16-Half an Idea : of general wean what" It was
). and possibly schooling there. He then was Beginning
severely damaging NATTCen have been directed to militarism this days of -
sinking a large number of enemy appointed to the U S. Naval Acad- advise their correspondents to address 17-Our campaign 14-The Cavalry 34-Army messages
Y.ll.;! be l-Jut' 36-Double nothing uses this for are by the
aircraft and graduated from Annapolis
( warships, including an emy the "NATTCen, Jacksonville, till the Axis Is fuel Signal Corps
cruisers and in 1908 in the top bracket of his '- in' 37-You're proud
carrier, three: heavy Florida" omitting any reference to 18-Your letters 37-Allies grind
?r one light cruiser. In addition to class. His present home is at USNAS. For example: 18-Greetlng Engl- to *be one from this party Axis (ab.)

this damage to enemy surface ves- Pensacola Fla "John Brown DOE, Sea 2/c, neer(a b.) Recruits -In Ft.this Stevens In are signed usually XXXXX 38-Important branch of the
State
sels a total of 70 Japanese planes Highly popular here, Admiral 3S8W-13 20-Johnny DoughArmy ab.)
were destroyed the guns of the Mason was tendered a mammoth NATTCen. KIM a 42-Llttle' letter boy found one 39-What first ,ser ,

Hornet accounting for 26 of them." dinner by citizens of Jacksonvilleand I Jacksonville Florida" >>day furlough 43-What the Japs 21_'in Victory-Ireland geants usually don do t .

Captain John Dale Price, who Naval Air Station personnel HMMgiSj. M was decided to do Winning when they give
is now a rear admiral on sea duty shortly before his departure for 22-What a snow from Attu and Infantry ab.) orders
May 31 Inventory soldier travels Agattu 23-What 41-Enlisted
Napoleon per-
The station athletic
relieved Admiral Mason as com- sea duty.
on ab.)
mandant of the Jacksonville Naval field also bears his nameMasonField. Ships Store Ashore will be closed 24-What appetites 44-What think of soldiers most Reprinted kept his from powsonnel Ft. Wood (M.(.) Hews

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11ft, May 27, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page. Throe

3W Lieutenant And Machinist Honored

T",. Lieut. SchroederIs ,

Nouvelles Francais Combattante .'" _,.. ,.-.,-.- A
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Awarded DFC; : v
j A Weekly Column Conducted ," "'

By LK (jg) John Ashmore ,.l >
His Second Medal -
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Bldg. 39 'Phone 8604 '

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b t.:: The welcome given by the whole station to the Fighting French Machinist Burke Wins A -, ".

,; Is a very cordial one. We are specially grateful to Public Relations I : '
; which has offered to publish every week In TilE JAX AIR NEWS Commendation From Rear ; '

s' an article In the French language. The whole unit thanks Public
. ,7 Relations and also expresses its gratitude to the United States for Admiral T. G. Kinkaid
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. .1i ;. Its kind and sportive spirit.
Lieut. Fred J. 29
'l A Document No. 131 F I Schroeder ,,
; f Ileddition Sans Condition I of 62 Treadwell Ave., Port Rich-

I ,':\'": '' Le 20 Mai 1D43. I Que doivent penser ceux d'en mond, Station Island N. Y., was

I Notre correspondant avec le ,, face qui lurent dans les communi- awarded his second Navy decora a

: '.:... Huitleme arm e communique I ques et dans les journaux: "Les tion for outstanding bravery and

I ? "Sur les pontes do Djebel Garal quelques Fran ala dissidents qui se i courage in action, when Captain

'w''' au sud de Zaghouan, un compte trouvaient & Blr Hacheim furent Stanley J. Michael, commandant of
{i I t toes ou faite prisonniers" en re- the Station, presented him the Dis-
: vieux de pros d'un an est en train trouvant devant eux les batalllons tinguished Flying Cross. Earlier

I'' d' tre regi En 1942, la premiere qu'ils pretendalent avoir exter- this year Lieut. Schroeder had been

If '-, brigade des Forces Fran alses mln s. Fiddles a la methode qui awarded the Air Medal.

Combattantes qui tenalt Blr Ha. pourtant ne donna aucun sultat Winning a commendation from

chelm fut attaque'e par des forces nl & Ilalfaya ni ailleurs, les Alle Rear Admiral T C. Kinkaid, which I 9

ennemies comprenant notamment mands demanderent & parlementerpour was read to him by Captain

la Wme division 14gere allemande fixer la condition de la reddi- chael, was Machinist William Mi-I

f1 i et la division italienne de Trieste. tion, mats en vain, car seule sera Burke, USN, a native of ,,
J Qulnze jours plus tard, les Fran<;als accept la reddition sans condi- Ala. Captain Stanley J. Michael, Commandant, Is shown at right as Ii e

brisaient rencerclement ayant re-, tion. En attendant Ie general com- Lieut. Schroeder's citation, for presented a Distinguished Flying Cross to Lieut, Fred Schroeder (cen-
ter and Commendation to Machinist William Carl Burke USN,
) a
mandant la 90eme division l gere a which he was awarded the Distinguished -
I It the second decoration for Lieut. Schroeder, who receivedthe
Cross read (left) was
:
Flying ,
Clnq Vlctolre En Quatre Jours et6 fait prisonnier a Cap Bon et
Air Medal earlier this year. Machinist Burke won his Commendation -
"For heroism and extraordinary
c'est italien les
au general
que
des
Le groUlelsBce. from Rear Admiral T. ti. Kinkaid for courageous devotion to
achievement in action against
Atlemands laisserent doute le
sans
Aerlennes Li-
Forces Franchise which because of military cannot be
forces the duty on a mission secrecy
during
bres ient de totallscr 6 %lc- soLn de s'acquitter de la tache enemy Japanese
tolre en quatre jours. Le 14Mal di sagr able de la capitulation. raid upon and occupation of Guad- revealed

un chef d'cncudrllle nbattlt "Depuis deux jours, les Fran\:als alcanal, Solomons Islands, Aug. 7, -- -

un anion ennemi sur la Blanche; ne laissent aucun r pit u l'adver- 1942.

: le 15: Mal, un cotnmandante de saire qu'ils attaquent constamment.Le "With courageous initiative for his own and I Boots Busy As. Bees, Brother;
complete disregard
ennemile I
groupe abattit un ation combat est trcs acharne1. En
niiliieme abattu par les certains endroits, cinquante mares personal safety, Lieutenant Schroe- I
der out and hostile Here's What 'Em
unites de la base britannique od seulement apparent lea positions anti-aircraft sought destroyed Keeps Buzzing
vigor-
positions by
statlonne le groupe; le 17 Mal, avanc es. De part et d'autre I Il'art11lerie I
au matin, dans la region du sud tire sans arret. Malgr ous bombing and strafing attacks I By Ensign W. \V. Uddell I

de 1'Angleterre un commandantde lea difficult de terrain, plusieurs i which resulted in severe loss of I So many people have inquired' so much activity is crammed Into
life and equipment to the
groupe abattit un avion ennemi crates ont 16 occupies hier et Japanese'j from time to time (probably out three weeks work.
his effective aid
et deux autrfcs offlciers aujourd'hui. Plusieura centaines de I "By he of politeness or to further the con- Lest there still be doubt in any-
the to retire
pUotes abattirent chacun un ap- prisonnieres ont 6t6 faits spree le pelling enemy versation), "just what do you do one's mind that time is hanging-
make it for our
helped possible
pareil ennemi. combat. Les sommets des mon- for the 'Boots' while they are in heavy on the hands of the "Boot"
forces to the area without
Ces vlctolres portent i oe jour tagnes sont couverts d'un nuage de occupy His determination Boot Camp?" and also the officers and people responsible -

le tableau dew victolres des fum e et de temps & autre, les opposition. grim to for his training, the following -
to
and unyielding devotion A great many persons seem
is brief outline of his
grands panaches blancs et gris en a ac-
alsN LJ-
Forces Aericnnen 1.'ran duty were in keeping with the think that while at "Boot Camp"the tivities
bres' & 233 appareils abattus, 23probablt's. forme de champignons montent and :
highest tradition of the United men are in quarantine
leadepota The first thing after being assigned -
dans le del tandis qu'explosent
Le nombre des this
appareils States Naval Service. cannot see anyone; that during
lea Allemande to a platoon men are checked -
de munitions et -
endomma: est de 56. font sauter lea que routes. Lieut. Schroeder graduated from I. period, the only indoctrination by the Medical Department and
the Naval Academy in 1938 and these boots get ia! from one or two those who not from
Tunis Dell vree A\ec Joie are acceptable
sist A tous les assauts. Dans la "A Tunis dellvrc'e, la population won his wings at Pensacola, Fla., Ensigns who walk about throughthe the physical point of view are immediately
in March of Since that time with expressions on
1941. sour
montagne, sont le 906me division mamfeste sa joie, acclame les yard placed in barracks to
located In the for excuses to
has been mostly their faces looking
allemande et la division italienne de forces all1 es. La paix et le silence await Medical discharge.
Pacific war theatre. He returnedto furnish outlet for their sadistic
Trieste qui depute trots semaines sont revenue sur les grands champsde an After being outfitted Boots are
the United States last November natures in the form of punishmentfor
our ce terrain extrimement favor- bid et sur les plantations started on their schedule, which is
able A la defense maintinrent leurs d'oliviers oil seules quelques croix and reported to this Station any slight infringement of Naval made up by Lt. (jg) Burnell. He

I positions. Dana la plaine est la et quelques trous d'obus rappellent in February of this year. I customs and procedures. sees to it that the men get their

division du General de Larminat.A qu'il y a seulement hult jour le Machinist Burke Is a veteran of I While it is true the life of the day, the Officer-in-Charge, Lt.

douze mois d'intervalle, le combat faisait rage et des milliers 23 years of service in the United Boot isn't exactly the most de- Comdr. House, was so pleased with
enlisted at El
combat so livre entre lea memea de camions, de canons, de vehlcules States Navy, having sirable of occupations we will the fine showing of the men that
He to this
adversaires, mats les roles sont blind s sillonaient lea campagne. Paso, Texas. reported wager the three weeks of Boot he requested the Drill Officer, It.
Jan 16.
inverses et lea dernlerea unites II n'y a plus qu'ice que les vieux Station citation training in Jacksonville, are the (jg) Burnell, to have this sche-
The warrant officer's
fastest three weeks these men have duled .
adversaires livrent un dernier com- regularly every Saturday.This
restant des forces germano-ltalien-
read "For devotion to in the
: duty the bulkof
sont encercle'ea de tous les bat. La premiere division des ever spent. Inasmuch aa past Saturday, the Boot Camp
nee mechanicand
line of as! a
Forces Combattantes profession our Navy is made up of former"Boots" was greatly honored in the review
Francises
de la elles \:
cotes et couples mer, He
gunner of a patrol plane. and the future men of the not
batalllon d'infanterie de only having the Commandant'sBand
de avec un
n'ont chance chapper.
officiers aucune et les soldats qui les marine du Pacifique, veteran de made frequent and repeated flight Navy will go through the train- to play for them for the
Les
Iront bientot rejoindreleurs trois campagnes de Lybie, la Le- on search and attack missions into ing, it should be of interest to ev- first time, but they also had as

composent camarades qui depuis deux gion Etrangere, des fusiliers areas where enemy units were eryone to learn exactly what kind reviewing officers, together with

jours dffllent sur lea routes et a marins, des artilleurs de Bir Ha- present and under extreme weather I of training the boys are receiv4ng Lt. Comdr. House, and Lt. Comdr
conditions. His conduct throughout -
Tunis Un convol de camions alle- chein, des tirailleurs, les marsouins, in keeping with the highest here. Lyman, Lt. Comdr. Shields, Lt.
was
manda charges de soldata alle- achevent Ie reglement du compteavec traditions of the naval service." The plan of indoctrination at N. Comdr. Snook, and Lt. Comdr. Ben-

mands conduits par des chauffeurs ce qui reste de 1'armfe ger- of for- T. S., Jacksonville, is patterned after field.
Reasons military security
allemands font la marche s'eCfectuesous mano-italienne, avec la 90eme divi- bid detailed revelation of the deedsof I the Navy preflight schools. On The senior platoon, 116. under

le commandement d'un offi- sion llgere et la division italiennede valor for which Burke was checking aboard the men are form- the direction of C. H. Farnum,

cier allemand et qul s'achemine Trieste."-(Office of the Com- commended by Rear Admiral Kin- : ed into platoons of sixty-six men C. B. M., was outstanding in the

vers un camp de prisonnlera, viola missioner of Information, London, kaid. who live, eat, and work as a unit review, although it was closely con-

le spectacle auquel lea Italiens nous May 15, 19 IS.) I for the remainder of their stay at tested. It Is hoped the service of
vit Boot Camp. the band will be given us some
mats
habltu rent on n'y pas
des Informations. (Recits daven- i time in the future. In the mean-
encore particlper les soldats d'Hit- Tout membre de J'eacadrille Under ordinary circumstancesthe
ler. d'exploration qui aim u.it fournir tures, jugements sir des situations BuPers allows three weeks aa time, we are organizing a Drum

particuheres dans lea queUes il a first aid, ordnance, insurance, and and Bugle Corps to fill in betweenthe
pn ae trouver, etc.) Aux fins lectures, when times we can secure the
Planes/ Gunners! seaman
Know Your apprentice
articles dons la prease, radio regular band,
and where they are supposed to get
diffusions et meme eventuellement' I them They get six hours of first Can You Pronounce 'Em?

Y 1" redaction d'un journal de I'esca-I aid, five hours of swimming, seven Lacking any news that Is print
drilte s'addresser : L. E. V
:,,i"1 rr r .\ 1 1f lere classe pent. J. Ashmore a, Fighting hours of rough and tumble wrest able in the "Anything can and generally
; \ and forty-six hours of drill.
does
"- -. French, office building 39, USNA8, ling happen in Boot Camp
Jacksonville, Florida.Commercial There is also four hours of ordance department," we would like to sub-
being devoted to the study of the mit a few of the "youpronouncethem" '

1 ,. 2 rifle and pistol. As sailors they names that have gone

BulletinFor all have to learn to splice rope and through Boot Camp here:


t I Rent tie Together knots. with eight hours of I KOSCIUKIEWICZ SZCZOTKA

Ocean front Atlantic Beach room lectures in the Bluejacket's Manual CWIKLA ,

available for season 2-6276. or by the week. on insignia, etc., they are given an JAKIELASZEK
Mrs. Caldwell.
Room and Board on Air Base Route. I! hour in the gas chamber and an I YENYECIC
3875 Hollingsworth 22801. hour's drill in the boat house. NECHVATAL

; w 1cN Large double room next to bath and There are eight hours of semaphore CZAJKOWSKEHow
board. 3239 Park Street. I instruction. In addition would you like to be a pla-

Double room, also garage space 2121 there Is a veneral disease lecture. toon commander, calling muster on
River Blvd Call 7-4363 after 6 P. M, lecture lasts two
4132 The Chaplain's these men ten or fifteen times
Double room In private
Marquette Avenue ( tomtta; ) hours, on Insurance and allotments.Also day*

2-5449. given is the drill In the man- -lHj K_ ..
TSL
Large room for two or three. 2601 ual of arms with rifles. All this ,
Park Street, 7-7968. happens in the morning. The afternoons Undeliverable Mall f
Nicely furnished house with 4 bedrooms
3 baths servants quarter and are taken up with physical Unit Mall Officers are directedto
bath, and garage $175.00 per month education. instruct their Mail Orderlies to

Mrs Second Davis Street 2-1341. Orner Algonquinind Added to all the above, the most return all undeliverable mail to


Not at No. I II! It's the SovIet Fire at No. 21! It's the Italian 1938 Buick Sport For Coupe.Sale Recent com- Important the men'a from future the in standpoint the Navy, of lathe the within Directory 24 hours, Station after Post its receipty Office,

TB-7, a heavy bomber powered by Savola-Marchettl SM. 79, a low- plete overhaul at cost of 25000. including testing and Interviewing; to Mall Unit. Unit Mail Officers

four In-line engines. The fuselageof wing, three engine, long range four new pre-war grade tires de- place these men in jobs where they ire responsible for seeing their
Ml re-built Slip-covers
the plane is long and narrow, I bomber. One engine Is in the nose uxe accessories radio and I heater, $593: .00. Call) Lt. can serve to the best of their ability nstructions are carried out. 1

with the nose extending far in of the fuselage and the nacelles of Baxter. 210. with reference to their put \

front of the engines. Both edgesof the two wing engines extend 1936 DeSoto sedan'. M.$200.00 cash. Call civilian experience.
t-4938 after 3 1 tE
the wings taper to rounded tips. slightly behind the trailing edges. Bed with coil springs; three quarter Fine Drill Rewarded Use A Laundry Bag I

. ...a.The. leading edge of the tailplane The thick wings taper to rounded lze.Hancock; F.NAS L. ,Harmon.Ext. 642. ACM?'!. 1237 About a month ago at the regular Attention, all hands! After June i"

.r ...... la swept back and the trailing tips. The leading edge of the tall- I WantedSomeone personnel inspection on Saturjfflclal 1 L no laundry will be accepted at j
.
edge is curved. It has a single fin plane is rounded and the trailing to drive 1940 Buick sedan, time for receiving clothing, the Main Station Laundry unlesst .
I i n excellent condition, to Los Angeles nnoculation, and Medical examinations Is in a laundry bag Laundry
nnd rudder. edge is straight. t Vrlte-: Ralph B. Laycock. S/Sgt.. 850th only. It is a real feather In bags may be procured at the Ship's
)id Depot Co, Camp Cooke. Callforila. '
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Courtesy\ Harcourt, Brace St Co.. publishers Aircraft.Spotter* by Lester Otto I the scheduling officers' cap that Service Store.10' -











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Administration Annex 31dg.

Telephone Extension S542Th u/ ..j

JA3C AIB NEWS It published weekly at th. V. 8. # :i
Naval Air &&atl.., .1MlI..me. Florida, fcy the PaMU

\. R 1aU... ornee a' a. upe. tt. tbb. g.venr.at.c. Reuben W. Shrum (ChC), USN
_. are distributed free of chart;* t* eaUtted sad By Capt.

taer Naval p ra.uel at th. Naval Air Station, the Serving aboard a battleship one is soon impressedwith
aaxlllary air atatloas at Lee aM Ce- U Held, aad th.
Naval Air Gauer's School. DlitrthaUoa la aIM aaadto the necessity of cooperation. It's the "Let'sget

tile Uea4.aarUrs ot tho Naval Air OperaU.... together" idea which the cheerleader in leading

Traialas Coaaaaaad sad tho Naval Air 1'edt.leal TralaImg yells endeavors to impress upon the grandstand.The .

Oater. slogan of a very successful ship of the fleet

B e.r Adatlral A. K. Cook, 11SN.t a number of years ago was, "Let's go". When the

Chlof .( Naval Air OperaUoaal 1'ralalacCapta" ship was coming on the range and the men were

taking their stations at the guns and at battle
8. 9. Michael 11SN,
, BBa4at, stations throughout the ship, you would hear the

Jaeu..rWe Naval Air SUUCapUia .. shout, "Let's go". ,._./
When the race boat crew was drawn up on the

., Jai J. O'Xa1Ie1' (MC), VSN.I line to compete with the other oarsmen of the '\
Officer,
t I V.CBBaa4t 8. Naval H..pltal : fleet, you would hear that stirring acclaim, "Let'ssgo" '11

--- You will notice that there is a very whole

,. Commander Edward E. Dolecek, t'SX, ./ some plural about that situation. '
OamnaadiBs Officer A7flLt It is not a question of one man,
:Naval Air Gaiaer'a Sck..l it is team work. It's the "we"
r ," spirit. Not "I" nor "they", but
Lest, C.l. Cheater L. Gawne CSMC (OUt), f' "we".
t Cvmmaadlat Officer, i Fs It is good psychology for the .;1
XarU Barrack fin t. of to look
; men a ship early upon
MM ) .ta that ship as the best ship of the
/ C.um ad r B. D. Higglm, DE-VC), 1."SNIt. eMT fleet. The right kind of loyalty
I Commanding Officer will also assert that theirs is the
:Naval Air Technical Training Center ,. best division or that they have
Lieut. C.L William :T. Evan*, t'SMG: (Bet), the best officer or that their base

C CcmmandiBf Officer, PRACTICAL ATTIRE FOR THE PAW-LINE ball team is best. When men can
Marine Aviation Detachments make this claim for their unit,
they have a Personal Interest in
Commander Charles G. Bkae. A-YG( ), VSNB, 20 New WAVE Officers Navy BirthsAt capt. Shmm everything that goes on and are

\ Commanding Officer, ready and anxious to do their best.
Air StatUn, Lee Field Coming Here For StudyFrom
Naval
I,, Auxiliary St. Vincent's Hospital, Jack- A certain king once said, "I am the state". lie
June 4 to June 18 this sonville: did not last long. The democracies must say, "We
Sntkwrtk A-VC), C6NB,
:1'lIe.: D.
Cemmander OmnaadlBff Officer, Station is expected to be host to Chief Gunner'i Mate and Mrs Viola are the state". Recall the words of the Declarationof

t Naval Air St U.n, Cecil Field twenty newly commissioned Reed Lynn, a on, Gary Dexter, Tuei- Independence which began, "We, the people".
Amziliary WAVES officers who are being day, May 18. Lancaster Franklin said, "We must all hang together or we .'
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\ NEWS receive-Carp Newspaper Service sent here from the NTS at North daughter Seaman, and Sally Mrs.Ann Harry Elizabeth, Tuesday a shall hang separately". In time of emergency or "
The JAX AIR ampton Mass, for further indoc- May 18.Radioman crisis people must be ready to fly to such a banner. '
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credited matter reI -
Material. ne. tl ( >> and Mrs. Leonard Conrad -
I trination.In Please recall that following "Pearl Harbor", lines
.. .f CNS, War Department Hilton, III, Wednesday -
I klklted vtltk t yer-MlMl a con Leonard
view ot the initial reportingof 19. separating different groups in this country were ;;
205 E. 42ad St., N. Y. C. May
enlisted WAVES to various Na- Fireman and Mrs. Duane E. Hoyt, a eliminated. There has grown up during our terrific
val Air Stations during the monthof daughter, Thursday. May 20. war effort, a unity of purpose the like of which our
A Thought ForT/ic Week: June 1943, there is need for administrative Howard Aviation Smith Machinist a son Mate Howard and Don Mrs. country has never known before. I

You can eU a seaman by his look of alarm, indoctrination officers training with additional in- Friday Seaman, May and 21.Mrs. James L. Payne, a Our great station is founded upon the spirit of

I You can tell a Chief Petty Officer by the aviation. So, the student WAVE daughter, Alice Amlta, Saturday, MayA cooperation.the squadron,The the physical athletic equipment teams are, the all personnel little or, '

chevrons on his arm; officers will study the administrative \ Metalsmlth and Mrs. CharlieM. no use unless they have teamwork. Fine equipment '
\
y You can tell a lieutenant by his manners and organization of the WAVESas Saturday. Varnon May a 22.con Charlie Elmond must have users. Good executive work requires

,I such carried out on this station, I Seaman and hire Charles Feazy Slier I someone to carry out the commands. The team on
stressing particularly its operation Charles Jr., Saturday
a son feaiy
the field needs and feels the encouraging .
' You can tell an ensign too but you can'ttell May 22. presence
( as an integral part of the overall ,
of section. The work of
rooting
' I Aviation Machinist Mate and Mrs. a a squadron requires -
him much station organization.They Ludmilla M. Maltcen, a son, Gary Lee, the type of thing which takes the other
will be given talks on discipline Sunday, May 23. planes and pilots into account.We .
Different procedure, barracks administration I Mrs. James A. Carrel.
The Same, But recreational programs, a son, James Ales, Jr., Sunday, May 23. might take this thought a step further. Have

I "You're in the Navy now, Mac." and work assignments by the officers you ever felt ;yourself slightly out of tune with the

How many times have we heard this expression in charge of these activities. Changes Of AddressJoseph harmony of the universe? Have you ever thought ',.
that you were going It alone ? That is a very
Officers from the four
most of the time in jest but sometimes commands
,
deplorable state of affairs. I should call it nothing
and in charge of various
V. DeBellas ACMM
vacated -
in all seriousness. The implication is
, departments will address the offi- 3719A, Dewey Park on May short of tragedy. The great characters of the ages
made that things are no longer the way cers on the organization and workof 17. His forwarding address is have reflected an Unseen Presence. This might;

they were in days of peace and not many all units. Tours of the station Squadron VB2, U. S. Naval Air include the man, his problem and his God. Alright,
have also been scheduled. a cheerleader in the great Game of Life steps beforeus
of the' same freedoms exist. Station, Sanford, Fla.
and hear "Let's "Let's Go".
we get together"
vgi I Robert Fred Beck, CSp., vacated
It is true. Things are no longer the same. 1444B NAS Have pride in your outfit. Give it your best, and
Housing Project on
But your freedom has not been curtailed, Suggeslion Box I May 20. His forwarding addressis with your shipmates ;you can well say, ours is the

not the kind of freedom we are fighting for. The following letter, which is U. S. Naval Training Station, best. Then, you will see results and experience a

I Certain personal desires and inclinationsmay self explanatory, was received by I Bainbridge, Maryland. great satisfaction.

have to be curtailed until after the war, the Jax Air News: I Melvin Steven Boyer, ACMM, vacated

haven't lost right free "As a suggestion, why not a 3721B Dewey Park on May
but you your as a 19. His forwarding address is _.
broadcast of our Band Shell concerts -
American. It still exists, even with a more over our elaborate Air Raid CASU 5, U. S. Naval Air Station, 'Wtr .ao

t realistic aspect than before.Of Warning System public address San Diego, Calif. --

course this is a military organizationand system ? I am often dismayed at Charles Paul Anastasio, CSp.
,
(A), and his wife Florence Clem- ( cin
rules and regulations must exist in orderto the waste of good entertainment g?
ent now occupy 3721B Dewey Park.
because of lack of audience at
make the Navy efficient fighting force.
an these concerts. James Brewer Gregory, AMMlc,

I In civilian life you couldn't do things alwaysas "That is as it should be. Of vacated 1218B NAS Housing Pro- <' :;

you wanted them. Society must establish course busy personnel should haveno ject. His forwarding address Is: .. ;" -=-- ..... ,, -\"..; .
laws of the greatest benefit for the greatest I time to loiter and listen. However Ward B-4, U. S. Naval Hospital, ,, -
z U. S. Naval Air Station, Jackson-
the broadcast of these
concerts -
number. And man has yet to create anything -.
could give a splendid daily ville.Walter
t which will satisfy everyone. check of the-Po A. system as well Park, Gy. Sgt., vacated By Steve Kalagian Y2cAn

? We are not trying to sell you the Navy. as a morale booster to the whole 1446A NAS Housing Project. His
forwarding address i is 409 East Ensign at boot camp received a 'phone call
i You are already in it and you know it as Station. 45th: Street, Jacksonville. from the recruit rolls division of the Disbursing of
have Station
"We
well as we do. We are merely stating. the Band. Let's hear a splendid them so we can George John Niemi, CSp vacated fice the other day. The conversation went some- ..-A, ,

i facts. be proud of them. Coal Ship con 3604 A Dewey Park. His thing like this. -.,
You are a member of a Navy which is certs afloat do get more work forwarding address is Physical I "We have your War Bond Allotment sheet here,""
here. ,Education Department, Naval a feminine voice said. "You're a recruit, aren't you?
combat all the world done easier. Let's try it
in active
engaged over "And while on the subject. Why i Training Station, Columbia, S. C. "No, I'm not," he returned hotly. "I'm an En
democ- "
of American
for the preservation sign.
not an every morning broadcastof
racy. Your share in the coming victory will Colors? The 13 is a twitch of "Any difference?" was the question of the

be real and significant. Take pride in it, for the spine as you snap to attention Comdr. Rhodes Pats feminine voice.

your struggle has been the struggle of free when the National Anthem breaks Tar Heels On BackThe Then there was the Marine who saluted the icebox
out with a good band and a hot
of the
men throughout the whole history drummer. Your shoulders squareup because he thought it was General Electric.-

; world. and you take a deep breath Naval Air Station was well Contributed.

That's right, Mac, you are in the Navy.Is and really feel proud that you belong represented at the annual banquetof
there place else you'd rather be? to such a Nation and sucha the North Carolina Club stagedby OVERHEARD at the straggler pay line Thursday
any
Navy. We could use some 'of I Jaxons who hail from the Tar afternoon:
I II Heel state. MARINE GUARD-Are straggler
that feeling here. you a
Are We Doing Enough? I Signed, MACHINIST, VTB.I I Commander Braxton Rhodes, officer 'AYFXo, I'm a storekeeper
Those of us who sometimes wonder just a. in charge of Assembly and
Repair, was one of the featured Martin Cahill, Seaman 2c at the NATTC, will
how much our Allies are doing toward winning Material Commendations speakers at the informal affair never be lonesome for relatives. He received word

this war might be interested in some Commendation during material which was attended by more than from his parents at Columbus, Ohio, this week that
facts about Britain. Every able-bodied man Inspection on May 21 was given 350 Tar Heels. the stork has brought another addition to the family.

in Britain who works less than 60 hours a for general excellence in appear Comdr. Rhodes told the foan- That makes 12 for the Cahills.
ance to the following: Machine queteers he had lived in Jacksonville
without
week, and every able-bodied woman Gun Range; Shot Gun Range; for two years and had been Seaman Harry Pennypacker's girl back home may
g a child in her care and working less than 55 Buildings 39, 104, 105: 122, 123, deeply Impressed by the hospitality not know it, but the engagement ring that she got

hours a week have to act as fire-watchers up 660, 712, 716, 720, 721, 722, 725: of the people in the city. on her birthday yesterday was purchased by Yeoman '-(
. to 48 hours a month. This means patrolling 726, 800, 801, 602, 803, 805: ; Senior "Now I know why they make Royal Flock. '
streets air-raid alerts and spottingand B.O.Q.; Barracks K and 0; Administration you feel at home," he said. "Mostof : It isn't that Pennypacker doesn't know anything
P the during
Building, Dispensary; them are from North Carolina." about engagement rings; its just that he was too
checking (if possible) any fires from Boat House; Mary Ann and Ferry PS: Comdr. Rhodes hails from busy to do the shopping himself.

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Seaman Kivislo Wants To Return To Navy Wives elll t To The Chaplain;"Many Here J


\ .J.. Germany With Gun, Not Suitcase To Be Just That With Their Problems


, .. brats who were taught to pry into tell It to the Chaplain," life begins with early morning devotions
Gust II. Kivlsto, Sea2c, has already everyone's business, are grown to For Girl Scouts much of a Joke as some at All Saints Chapel, fol-
been to Germany once; now 'military and Hundreds of the
eligibility" age are men on with his
he Is anxious to return-this time fIghting on one of the fronts for Wives of officers and station have taken lowed by a conference
with a gun In his hand Instead of the Axis countries men are being sought as to the Chaplain's of seven assistant chaplains. Inter
his suitcase. The first trip resulted Worked In Creameries lors for the Girl Scout found the solution there. views with sailors, marines and
In his obtaining photographs of Camp Chowenwall, near Reuben W. Shrum, for WAVES on affairs of matrimony,
the Kiel Canal which ,he has turned Klvisto, who was studying his Cove Springs, according to a chaplain in the Navy, I home problems, education and financial -
to the Intelligence Office Seaman 1st class course book when difficulties fill )
over nouncement made by more family problems, I the morn
interviewed by JAX AIR NEWS, Scout office in they were matters of the ing. A meeting with the com-
here.His visit was in 1932, about the Lakes has previously served In the Great The camp opens June pocketbook or the home, : mandant and heads of depart-
time a paperhanger by the name Merchant Marine service.He continues through August the Dorothy Dixs, Mr. I ments and the numberless lettershe
enlisted in the
in
of Schickelgruber (alias Adolf Hit Navy January, Councillors are sought and other newspaper writes to worried parents may
1942
ler), fooled the people of Germany and after completing "Boot"training and waterfront jobs. combined. fill the afternoon.
ordered to Jacksonville
was
into electing him to public office. previous camping his first sermon aboard Every day is filled from reveille
where he has been with the
Hundreds of school-aged children, Seaman Guard Unit most preferred, but all are twenty-odd years ago, to taps with appointments and
of the
\ wearing swastikas on their' arms time. apply. In addition to member of the "black-: conferences-but every'visitor who
swarmed the Bremerhaven dock : salaries will range from told him, "Chaplain, that I has had the pleasure of meetingthe
where his ocean liner docked. His home is in Iron River, Wisconsin (75( depending on best damned sermon I I Pacific. Chaplain Shrum foundno
Now, he figures, those nosey where he lived for most of for the period of the ", Captain Shrum has I such man listed on the station,
-- his 34 years. While working as a the men of the Navy I and wrote the Marine to that effect
farm hand and in Wisconsin son.Applications can be needed to hear. I advising him that, to a man,
The Smoking Lamp Creameries he saved enough to phone (number 5-6721) Stealing Ills Girl the boys on this land-bound ship
feur finance his trip to Europe to visit writing in care of the Girl a marine on Guadal envied the Marine's opportunity to
.II..fd from
page
his relatives in Finland. 218 W. Adams street, him asking his aid do some real fighting.
} reoman William Smallwood Aboard the SS Berlin he touch-
-':i, a supposed Jackson Such are the trials and tribulations -
,ught he was having a great
ed
Southampton Cherbourg
England; Station man from stealing that reach Shrum'soffice.
time. censuring a WAVE the other France; Bremerhaven, Ger Never A Dull while he was fighting in The confidence Captain he inspires

day.It seems the feminine sailor had Canal many;; docked he passed at Copenhagen through the, Den Kiel Men Who Make Use he visited 28 European among the men through his warm
J smile and sincere advice is evidentin
listed two number
inadvertently mark; Memel, Lithuania; Lenin- Recreation Facilities
aboard the HMS
the respect that the personnelhave
nines in a sequence of figures for
USSR Helsinki
grad, ; Finland
of Wales when President
Continued from page sae for his word.
rough report she was preparing I (where he stayed for two months);
and Prime Minister
for the personnel office. So Small- and Stockholm, Sweden. The trip matlon-we suggest you I Chaplain Shrum enlisted in the
wood her the works-about Information Booth in : signed the Atlantic Char Navy during World War I, 1918.
gave to Finland took 17 and a half days
how this was the Navy she was in at the corner of Main and I also served aboard the He has served aboard the USS
'I now, and how she had to be accurate Leningrad Like Jax streets, or the information yacht Mayflower dur ARKANSAS, the USS WEST VIRGINIA -
.t f in everything she did, etc. Speaking on the highlights of the USO's of the city. Coolidge administration. and the aircraft carrier
1 "Now here's the way its done," his trips he mentioned that this The Recreation Division Full Day SARATOGA. -
1 he continued as he crossed out all great liner on which he sailed, Jacksonville Defense day in the Chaplain's
j was the first of its size and classto
lishes a weekly notice of
the numbers in an Irritated man
: dock at Leningrad, Russia. The pages, listing events of
; ner and started re-listing them.
I When he finished he put down his city, he added, looked more like In this directory are listed Poems, Stories Meet Your MatesBrief
pen and looked at the WAVE in a I Jacksonville than any other city two, and sometimes ten,
triumphant manner. in the United States he had seen. service men nightly. Card AIR NEWS is hopeful

The WAVE smiled as sweetly as "But most exciting of all," he doughnut and coffee five eventually will Biographies of Men
she could. Then very cautiouslyshe said, "was the trip through the Tests, arts and crafts a "Feature and Lit Serving With You
pointed to one No. 19 and then Kiel Canal. ing, fishing trips, picnics, page. This can only be
to another one. Yeoman Small- Landing in Finland, where he and even dancing lessons 'They've"T however, if enough con Wedding-veils, not wedding-bells,
wood just gulped and probably for visited his relatives, he was frequently of the FREE of material are made was SEAMAN PHIL KAPLAN'S
the first time in his life was questioned by police and fered to the men. on this station. business before he enlisted in the
speechless. plain-clothesmen. It was easy to FISHING: Ortega River poems jokes, editorials,
see that the Nazis had Infiltratedthe on Rte. 17; Trout River, on8 or stories are al Navy in August, 1941.
A first class storekeeper whose nation's politics and Kivisto, Street north of the City; I welcome. Also, if you Phil is attached to the Public
name is really Jones was seen as an outsider, could sense a restraint Mandarin, on the East inclination towards fic- Works department on the Main
studying the course for Hospital among the Finnish people. St. Johns River, on the I. we could use short short Station, where he has worked as /
Apprentice, Ic. When asked the Sweden Most Progressive Augustine Road. Boats not to exceed 1000 words.
reason for his sudden interest' in are offered at each stories must be written camouflage artist, and more recently -
Of all the nations he visited, USO at Jacksonville If sub and cartographer
draftsman
the medical arts, his reply wai, personnel, or as
Sweden, he thought, was the most
limited supply of fishing civilian have
a
by a
"Oh I'm going up for chief. progressive. Its cities all are almost In the engineering section.!!
We've heard of chiefs being In- which you may use off man or woman as the cen After completing his Boot train-
electrified. Its
terested in the strangest things, entirely clean and peo three Beach piers Ing at Newport, R. I., in August,
ple are friendly, healthy,
GOLF COURSES: The effort will be
I but this is the first time we've and above all every 1941, Kaplan was sent to Jack-
courteous he
said.
,
1 heard of a potential Chief Store- ville Municipal Golf to publish all material re sonville and assigned to the Post
keeper having ambitions to becomea He returned to the United Statesin fair Blvd., may be reached the JAX AIR NEWS Office detail, where he stayed for
"pill shooter." August, and to his former tradeat Here service men may play promise that all contri two days. Years of schooling at
a Wisconsin Creamery. Now a 25c green fee. Two other will be used. Your work New York City art institutes had
I always thought Pensacola was that he Is serving' with the Navy, ; one on San Jose Blvd., judged fairly and when given him one desire in life, and
some sort of a drink.-Bob Hope. I he is anxious to go to sea and I sonville, and another on possible included in some that was to paint-even If it was
Did you mean drink or drip, Bob? help put Europe's national boundaries Avenue., Riverside issue. painting houses.So .
back where they were when open. A Driving Range all material for this to the Camouflage section of

Incidentally, if Pensacola Is "The I he saw them. ated on San Juan Ave., to the "Feature Editor, Public Works he went, where his
Annapolis of the Air" and Corpus I --*:.. LIBRARY: 101 E. ; AIR NEWS, Box 2." years of study in design and art
Christi "The University of the branches at 2010 Silver; s helped the station's extensive camouflage
Air", wouldn't Jacksonville be Blood Donated Here St., N. W.; (Colored) 1437 ; efforts at the time.

"The Graduate School of NavalAviation" Exclusively For NavyUnder Cherry Street; 1450 ; For Sailboat Phil's 'veiling' activities date
usual hours
1400 to of sailboats
? for use back *o: his civilian occupation. At
a new plan of operating are issued to be accepted by phone. that time he was a salesman fora
Say, mate, have you been listen- the Main Dispensary Blood Bank, I dents, or persons request forms are avail- wholesale and retail millineryfirm.
ing to "The Man Behind the Gun" all blood donated by individuals on Jacksonville residents. the Boathouse, but only His specialty was wedding
aeries over WMBR every Sunday this Station will be used exclusively ORIENTAL skippers are eligible to veils, of which he sold $17,000
night at 10:30? This Sundaythey're by the Navy, it has been an acres of floral exhibits, sailboats. worth in his last year-and thatain't
having the dramatizationof nounced. men's admission 30c. hay. He even tried to con.
Battleship X which made a place The plasma is being stored here HORSEBACK RIDING Covered," and many other vince a Funeral Parlor that his
for Itself in history by a sizable!! and at other N.A.O.T.C. stations in Park Riding Stables, San : screen "hit" shows will be product was what they wanted-
portion of Tojo's air force from Florida, according to Lieut. Herbert 64th St.; El Rancho here in June. black veiling was just the thing

the skies suggest you tune it Eichert, MC-VS( ), USNR. Main St.; Hobby Horse musical comedy, "Flying in place of crepe, he argued.
on; it ought to be good. Heretofore it has been found Orange Park Road. a USO Road Show, will While working and even as a
that many individuals volunteeringas ROLLER SKATING: on June 21. This is a high school student, Kaplan attended -
Time to stop our stories now donors were transferred before St.; 2929 Plum St.; 724 hilarious, girl-filled show evening art classes at the National .
but remember we've got another the time came for them to give Park TENNIS and COURTS: a good evening's en Academy of Design and the
': session next week and every week blood. Rensselaer Art Student's League. His home
How about Consequently the list of volunteers mits Issued at 980 Main ;
thereafter. letting me is at 41 Bennett Ave., New York
have your stories early so we can is now being revised and any tral Park Hendricks ; Smokers every Thursday City
use them for our next-get-together one who wishes to donate blood is Fairfield Courts, E. Duval.The and dancing at the Main MMVM 01 M
Address them to the SMOKING asked to submit a memorandum next best thing to Recreation Hall on Sat Cafeteria Announcement I
LAMP, Box 2 And now through his division officer to the moving pictures are being evenings, this summer
to the Station's but to The Cafeteria (CrottyBrothers)
as Fighting French friends would Medical Officer, Main Dispensary three : be anything boring
"au revoir" because while In selecting donors, preferencewill "Iceland," "Gentleman men who can "peal their will be closed every Friday from
e)> Sr.- we've MY been talking, THE SMOKING be given to men weighingmore Pied" Piper," "Yankee off their backs," and get 1500 to 1600 to prepare for Friday (
"Orchestra the material inspection.
LAMP HAS GONE OUT. than 140 pounds. dy, Wives, open. f


Male Call Milton caniff, Creator of 'Terry and the pirates"Moral: Have Right Eye Open When You Squeeze I t tAt


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,,, MeelThePliers Fliers Aim For Second Straight Win


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.... McDonough's Navy Fliers will be aiming for
Lieut.
: >J J ". aw* im i** > M> T v xf Marty
t, W = their second victory in a row over the St. Augustine CoastGuard
..
&' *%$ jr Sunday when the two 'teams meet at 3 o'clock at

** s .ir *- yr Q' Francis field in St. Augustine. _
4 With good pitching in prospectfor
? By Edmund Walsh, Y2c ? both teams, the game loomsup

Athletic OfficersOf as a possible pitchers battle.
Doyle Lade, property of the'Chi t t!
stand for action :
Station baseball team, by cago White Sox and a 22 game

What we have been expecting since the start of the baseball NAOTC Stations winner for Shreveport In the
Texas league, will toe the hill for
Three Service teamsin
season has finally happened. leading the "Stars" while either Bob

Florida, two Army and one Navy, have challenged the; End First MeetingThe Vickery or Lefty Miller will rep.
resent the Station.
meet them in home and home series.
Station nine to I 3 In.. the last meeting between the

This happening: wai not I first meeting of athletic directors two, the Station walloped St. Au
Last season (' at stations under the Na- gustine 8 to 2 behind Miller's
pected.
f had perhaps the outstanding unt"I; -I Onrushing Teams j'$ : : val Air Operational Training Com- beautiful four hit hurling. The *
I Fliers collected 11 bingles offthe
vice baseball team In the mand was held last week at the
and one of the best In the nation. Naval Air Station In Melbourne. combined offerings of Fireball
Jolt Marines In f
0er
s Along with Great Lal'es In addition to discussions of phy Frankie Kaapar, who led the same
I and Norfolk, Jacksonville In mid- E: steal training activities at the various Coast Guard team to the Service

I", reason was a high class bail Station BaseballBy stations, the main work of championship in the New .
dub, studded with placers of major I the meeting was the preparation I district last ore'La. f

( and minor league experience.It : EDDIE LIONS 19 year old second of a syllabus for use at the 17 I Johnnie Hall an
Carolus G. Anderson Y2c school star of a year ago,
to beat. : A.O.T.C.In .
was a team baseman owned by the Washington stations under the
\I Now. a year later three teams. Johnny Bauer and Ace Coty hur- Senator was up with Washington attendance at the Melbourne flirt Han Won Eight
Drew Field in Tampa starring an led brilliantly the past week to In the last put of the 4) sea- conference were: Commander T. J.I Victors eight times in 12 con- .

ex-New York Yankee Pitcher Vito hand pace-making Marine Bar- ion Indicates by his all around I (Tom) Hamilton, who heads the' tests this season, the Fliers are I
Tamulis the Orlando Army AirBase I racks a pair of shutout defeats and play that he Is major league timber Physical Fitness Program for the in need of as many ball games as
featuring Hurlers Charlie< shave the Leathernecks lead to a combines tvllh Shortstop Joe Division of Aviation Training under they can get to maintain their ,
Rushe and Jesse Plummer both I single game in the Intra-Station Walsh to make a neat doable play the Bureau of Aeronautics; timing afield and at the plate. In

ft property of the Pittsburgh Pirates league. combination I Is a seaman second Lieut. Comdr. Frank Wickhorst, addition to Victory league games,
and the Pensacola Naval Air Sta- Bauer allowed three hits in winning class assigned to Seaman Guard who has been assisting Comdr. of which they have won five and

tion, teaming up Pitcher Bob Sex- I 1 to 0, for Third Navy and home I Is \Unston-Salem, North"arolioa Hamilton ever since the inception lost three, the Fliers may soon
; ton and Catcher Herman Franks City gave up five in administeringa ( was" regular second sacker of the program; Lieut. Harold I begin playing service teams who
formerly of the Brooklyn Dodgers.I whitewashing by the same score for the Charlotte Hornet last season Lowe, athletic liaison officer for have been requesting games including
+ want to take on the Fliers. What for Seaman Guard. enlisted In the Nary last Jan. the A. O. T. C. stations; Lieut I Drew Field, Camp Blan- ;

follows should make interesting Another development of significance 25 because he aajs "I thought It was" Comdr. Ben Lee Boynton athletic ding, Orlando Army Air Base, St. I
baseball the best Mason field has was Assembly and Repair's my duly to serve my country In time and welfare officer for thA.O.T.C. Augustine Coast Guard and the

seen since the major and minor 1 to 0 triumph over Second Navy of war." plajs for and Is field .; and Lieut. Comdr. Law- Pensacola Naval Air Station.
league clubs played here last year. after an extended losing streak. captain of the Seaman Guard team rence E. Haskell, athletic officerat With Service teams apparently
Indications are that the challenges Horace Lovelace did the pitchingstint captained baseball and football teams the Station. offering the best competition in

which have been sent to for A and R and held the In high school stands fire feet, Come From Many Stations these parts, the Fliers will be get

UE'ut.larty McDonough, coach Sailors to three hits. Lefty Kerr right Inches and weighs 165: pounds Also attending the conferencewere ting better competition and at the
of the team. wUl be answered! In hurled well for the losers. lad his greatest thrill In sports when the athletic officers from the same time will be keying up to
affirmative.. If so, we repeat Redfern Plays Again slammed his West the establishedlast
he oat first hit for Naval Air Stations in Key winning pace they
again: "Baseball team, stand by Charlie Redfern, an aging vete- Charlotte Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Vero season in bagging 35 triumphs
for action! Navy personnel, ran who once played with the Chi- Beach Boca Chica, Melbourne Ba- against 13 defeats and one tie.
stand by for some good base cago White Sox was another star Additional
DeLand for
nana River Sanford. Daytona pitching strength
ball." in Second Navy's victory over Ma- 3 Chief Specialists Leave Beach, Lake City St. Simon the Fliers may soon be a reality
rine Barracks as he scored the and Jacksonville and from the Na- with the rapidity with which Er-
Hobbs Adams head of of the after singlingto Training Center This WeekChief
Lieut only run game val Air Gunners school at Jacksonville man Llttlejohn is rounding into
the sports program under Lieut. deep short. Urio Urcluoli sent (Yellow Water), and Hollywood acceptable pitching form. The big
C>mdr. Lawrence Haskell and him home with another one-baser. Specialists Fred Gloden,
< and :from the Naval Air left hander, away from the station D
\ coach of the Flier football team I The league's best pitcher of the John Eibner and George Martin Navigation School, Hollywood.The for three weeks has more speed
last fall, tells some interesting month has been Lefty Keenan of were transferred :from the Train- Importance of swimming for and the same fine control with
stories about Chief Specialist Fred First Navy who blanked Second ing Center this week to bring to all personnel and in particular which he started the season. He Is
Gloden former Tulane university, Navy, 4 to 0. for his third victory 11 the number of Chiefs from Jack- Navy for fliers and air crewmenwas one of the hardest workers in
Philadelphia Eagle and Station against' no defeats. He has allowed sonville assigned to physical train- stressed. practice sessions.
again
football player. who was trans- but a single run in 21 innings ing duties in connection with theNavy's who
Included in the are List fvvbablo
ferred to Bucknell university this and two of his victories have been V 12 college training prog- groups continue to Lmoupi
and will
shutouts. participating Lineups for the game Sundaywill 'i. ;
week.On a certain pass play. Gloden Keenan made his exit when he ram.Gloden, a smashing'fullback on participate in the Physical Fitness student probably be: Air Station, h '"'
the stations are -
a fullback;, would have for his i faced Second Navy as he graduatedfrom the Flier eleven last fall, Is the Program at student Cross, third base; Lyons, second
assignment, the blocking of an Aviation Radio School and third of three station football starsto officers, air crewmen, base; Anastasio, first base; Walsh,
end. Instead of knocking: the will be transferred to another be ordered elsewhere. The other gunners, station officers and enlisted short atop; Reeves center field;

end out of the play, he would point of duty. two were Chiefs George McAfee men. Johnson, left :field; King right
drift out Into the flat zone and Ace Coty was both a pitchingand and Vic Fusla who left a week ago. Sl field; Colgan catcher and Vickeryor

call for the pass himself. On I hitting hero against Marine Gloden, an outstanding fullback When Johnny Vander Meer enters Miller, pitcher.
several I octagons, he got 'Iefee' Barracks for his single in the for Tulane university and the the Service, it leaves only six St. Augustine, Kasid, left field;
.\ passes and went for sixth brought home Jack Poe for Philadelphia Eagles before enlist- men still, active who have pitched Muffoletto, aecond base; Doll third

thirty, forty or fifty >ards. the winning and only run. ing in the Navy, was transferred no-hit ball games. The other six base; Vltari, short stop; Bucaro?;
However on the many many Standings I to; Bucknell university. Eibner was are Carl Hubbell, Buck Newsom center field; Schelwe. first base;

plays that Gloden was in the flat vv l. Prt sent to Southwestern La. Instituteand Paul Dean, Vern Kennedy Dill Harmon, right field; Mikan,
y the passer would Marine llsrritrki .S t .664 I Martin to Duke university. Dietrich and Lonnie Warneke. catcher and Lade, pitcher.
Flat >aty Begiment . 4 .600
'' .a vffbe left unprotected !'eaman. Guard . k 4 .600) I ------ I
and opposing .1 7 .41 Ii
etond Navy Krglment
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ground. Quite naturally -
>i the :Marine Harrocls 0. teaman" Guard 1. I Pvt. Joe DiMaggio New York
; [ would bum passers up. Marine: ment 1.Kjrrnrks B, Third Navy KegiMrst Monday In Battle For N. L. Lead i Yankees, ia starring for the Santa

,,2 [McAfee used to Na .v Regiment 4, Seeond Navy i Ana, California Army Air Baseline
that he never Regiment 0 By Bernard Kahn S2c I while Pvt. Jess Dobernic, ChiI .
say Assembly A Repair 1, Second Navy I White Sox is hurling for the
saw so many big Regiment t. The potent VPB2 and A & R Softball teams continue to cago :
.
Chanute Field Ill. team. Al
Army
ends in his life I Iu -- ---- -----
+: ..._ .. ,Then Gloden I I Ing and Don Kolll, Ylc, Personnel I stand out in the National leaj'ue like a giraffe in a daschund Blair, Boston Red Sox, is playing

Fred f Glodcn would get mad were the endurance men of I kennel. first base and managing the Camp
and ask for the the enlisted meu's bowling league I The weekly standings in th.e N. L. are as familiar as an Gordon, Ga. nine

ball. "(iive +it to me and I'll make recently ended. Kolll rolled all 69 old hat with VPB2 and A & R belaboring all comers, but

the yardage'" was his snappy game while Schultz turned In commencing next week there are going to be some changes
comeback. With that he'd get the 08 Chief Specialist Johnny Softball StandingsNational
pigskin on the next play and go Barr: on duty at the VM: hangar, made. The process of elimi lating one of the undefeatedthe

roaring up the middle often get- will middle aUlc it soon with a clubs begins Monday when VPB2 League.r'
and A & R mingle in strife for other trimmings of a humdinger W L P.t.
needed N. C. girl Lieut. Al
ting the yardage. Raleigh the first time this season. The loop I VPD' .. .. .. . . .. S a 1.00A
Unorthodox In some ways: Llnd. who assisted! Comdr. Edward : The Storekeepers emerged tri- 5&R: .. .. ... 7 a 1.001,- t
Gloden was nevertheless a n"r>', \\". Mahan in coaching the leaders have been feasting on +IS&orfOkMp.rl .... .. .. I 1 ..833I
football plajer. lie was 1911 Flier football team, Is intommand handouts :for two months, but umphant by 8 to 7 tn the 10th Inn- ITR3: .. .. .... .. .. ....... 4 ..654n
fighting meatless is the dish for ing of the scheduled 7-lnnlng fra- 4m: n .. .... .. .. 4 S ..671Seamaa
the only back: to gain consistently of a PC boat In Atlan mulligan when Pitcher Gore and Gamed A .... ..,. 4 4 .600r6
cas tripled
against Georgia's Il f Meanwhile Operations is breez- scored the winning run on Murphy's Wet s-reerI- .. 2 .414Warlse
Lee
eleven. lie played outstanding duty Is Lieut. Norman I. ,
the unbeaten timely single.In Disbar.. tag : : : : :::: 2 f :.284Ifala
games against Clerason, Georgia: who coached the station's first ing along as only other N. L. contests, VTB2 DI..I.', . 1 4 ..204VovcS
IVnsfwola and Georgia pre-flll basketball team Ylto Tamu- entry in the Officers league and .. .. ., . .. 1 7 .18S
Except for the maneuver which I lis whom Station baseball fans Ship's Company is progressing unchecked came to life in the last inning P.b.1 W1ac .. . .. 1 o ..1MAnserieaa
and downed T-5 by 9 to 8 aided
earned him the sobriquet, "In hope to bee in action when Drew in the American loop. League
the flits Gloden" he was a consistently Field plays here, has struck out The Softball pacemakers-VPB2, and abetted by Katz' and Meyers'belated W J. Pet.Ship's .
good fullback, a hard 64 men In the last six games A & R, Operations and Ship's Com- home run drives; Marine C.spany 7 t 1.000Psraehat.
wide swath in Disbursing bopped T-5, 4 to 2, be Loft .: ::::: : ::: S :.833
driver going through the line and I pany-are cutting a hind Wick's nice tossing Griffith arise Guard ....... a 2 ..71tS.
a.s fleet and twisting as a halfback Seaman second class George their respective leagues largelydue ; ...... Gnaw s'... ... 4 I ..447Yavsl
in the field. Moates and Horace Chance, co- to effective pitching. Rival limited Patrol Wing to two skimpyhits h..pltal ... . . 4 S .571
open. I club roll envious and as Seaman Guard A won, 7 ship S..... A..r. .... 4 S ..511Per..1
:plains of Jacksonville's Lee High skippers eyes to 3 VPB2 mowed down three A... .... .... .. 4 S ..5717oa1hse
Cadets Tommy Tucker Jim Rob- school eleven last fall, are now in sing rapturous praises of Crum and ; .e... ...... ..... 3 4 ..421VM
inson and Bill Chipley. representatives the Metalsmith school at the TrainIng Pointek, A & R twIrlers; Zebott foes, taking VTB2 by 8 to 1, Patrol Hangar j32Pers.aael
chuckers Marr Wing by 12 to 0 and VOVCS by f9 :::::::::::::: : : :,244
Guard Lee Field Center Bud Hart, nationally and Smith, VPB2 ; ,
of Seaman
,
12 to 1 and VOVCS ended .oknlaak.r. ......... .... 1 'I' ..11aPia.
and the Athletic Department, respectively known tennis star, and Jack Ship Company's ace moundsman; ; finally .,. Lalt .. .... .... ... 9 7 ....
are all doing well at rllller, Flier football end, are in and Lieut (jg) Stark, Operations its victory famine and garnered Officers League

the North Carolina pre-fllght raining: at the Naval Air Station, slabster. I Continued .. page acres W r. Pet.

.. school. As they near completionof Men view, Illinois. The pair Game Of The Week OpfOrU..1 .. .. . ..1. 9 I I.OM
last Lt. ( ) Although the melts matching the Big T'I' I .'1'11A '
is here winter jg
their courses, Robinson Regi- eft did not I Navy Has LeaguersExBig A S .. .. .. ........ ..... S ..647rovCB '
0 & G
mental Commander, Tucker, a I Don Cross, third baseman for the"Hers Storekeepers vs. .... ... ...., JS S ..825P132.OTUl"
Company Sub Commander on the I ; doesn't care If his picture alter the N. L. standings, the game Leaguers Ray Lamanno, ( ..3
regimental Staff and Chipley a'I ver appears in print before a provided real pyrotechnics and was I Boston Braves, and Cookie Lava- frill-oTt'2 ::::::::::::.: s :m. w(
.. ... .
latf'lIll'eaee .....:. 4 3
standout on the track team. gAme; after what happened recent- as colorful as a bruised thumbnail. i getto, Brooklyn Dodgers are at the Supply Commissary ... ... S 5 .
I ly. The picture was in a local .It was punctuated by the Store- Naval Air Station, Oakland, Cal )ispensary . . .. S II .333:
WinTi.t/ W.rkl . . .. 1 7 ..1Ufoiludut
at the Naval Air
Yard Department, who 11 :3: to 2 game to the Carpenters. pire's decision, sharp arguments ; Phillies is Officers IIdq. ..1 9! ..100'atrol
la..\tomorrow for flight train- I a'oss went hitless. between the rival players and all Station, Norman, Oklahoma. Wing .. .. .. .. ...,. 9 .001)
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Navy Meii Swim By LIEUT. TIM CAREY Capt. Foss Wishes Sergeant.' '.y Major Visits Son



) His Guns Knocked



for Sl J s i 1'DR9DOCK l! 'Off AdmiralMarine
1st / rW r ->\ ** .fc Jap Ya y ue



ect at Flying Hero Says 1 : '


ma No Holds Are Barred In I


tie.hi. ICCfPgI E Fighting Nip Pilots t

me It it's true that a corpse turns x

"'or he over In its grave every time Its 15 /'
is abused the ':. ,
ob memory by living IV
' then the riddled remains of Japan'stop p
P-
Naval officer must be knownto

heu its fellow ghosts as "Revolving
"
.. Isoroku
"'a For Captain Joe Foss, U. S. Ma-

He, OVERNAND STROKE = rine Corps flying ace, not only is
le 'I" glad Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is

dead-ain't we all)-but it's also
ill The overhand stroke U the meet widely used atroke. It !. the tailed stroke
for berlnD" and noniwtmmera to learn. It I U useful for approaching a rescue his fervent hope that by some F
iee craft, floating debrla or a shipmate In trouble. quirk of fate it was a bullet from a
1.) Relax. his that killed the
own plane Jap
S. Remember oa this stroke the head turns from aide to tide to look at the
t'lI. .elbow coming I up oat of the. water.In war-lord, who boasted he'd dictate
h atartlng the stroke lift the right elbow out of the water, turning the peace terms to the United States in
head back to watch the elbow aa it comet out of the water. Reach handout the White House at Washington.Capt. .
la front and tall back toward thigh. Arms alternate In action. Aa soon
aa the one arm I t back, toward the thigh, the head hat turned to Foss, America's No. 3 1 .
watch" the other elbow lifting out of the water.
Air hero virtue of 26
by bagging
. 4.) The face remains oat of the water throu (hout. The chin la at water level A sergeant major wishes a private the best of luck.
5.) The kirk la the tame at ttroke. Kick and Japanese planes in the Southwest
up a
e loose flipping action of the rfC'C'Leg bend lightly. A kick may ab'I used Pacific, expressed this bit of wish- In this case the sergeant major i Is Ernest C. Wright, father of
s lit either elbow cornea a p.I. ful about the admiral Private Alvin E. Wright, 18, who is a student In the Aviation Machin
thinking Nip
r .) A long stretching reach make the stroke easy to do. Go through It tlowly. ist's Mate School in the Marine Aviation Detachment of NATTC.
this Station last
while
Attention Non-Swimmer and lJeltlnn"-Thla overhand utroke i* one of the visiting
1 easiest to 1rboIl1'1 a helpful procedure try "dry dock" twlmmlng. Stand weekend for a series of instructive Sergenat Major Wright, stationed at the Natal Air Station in
with one /" In front of the other. Bend forward at the waist and lectures. He addressed officersat Houma, La., recently visited his. son here shortly after his son had
1 1IJ practice the arm ttroke. Count 1-S, 1-2 alowly. On 11 lift elbows; 2) reach arrived from recruit training at Parrls Island, S. C.
1t oat; S) dig deep Into the water on the stroke and 4) turn head and atari the Main Station Auditorium,
.,er. Cecil Field and Lee Field. Sergeant :Major Wright requested active service In January 1943
J -- ------- after retiring from the Marine Corps with a 30-year cruise

A and R, VPB-2 To MeetIn of the Officers loop, put on its I. Asked if he placed any truth in Besides serving In World War I, he was with the "White Fleet"
hitting clothes again and a gala the official Tokyo announcementthat when it made the cruise around the world in 1907( and during the
Battle For N. L. Lead time was had by all except the ill- the commander-in-chief of the Jap-Russo War In 1904-03 he was on duty at the American Legation

Continued. front page alx fated Intelligence pitchers. Operations combined Jap fleet had been shot at Seoul Korea, headquarters of the Japanese.
unloaded its usual basehit down while directing enemy naval
of the
first win
its year by tippingover
and run production in beating In- operations from an airplane in the
Patrol Wing, 10 to :5.
Ships Company Still Unbeaten telligence, 10 to 4, for its ninth Southwest Pacific, Capt. Foss expressed Capt. Foss Tells Student Pilots
of the the wish probably
Ship's Company protected its un- victory season. upper- I
T-5 put on a spurt this week and most in the minds of all U. S. South
blemished record in the American Air Tricks He Learned Hard !
Way
league as Marr shut out the Cooks- elevated Itself to second place in Pacific fliers: "Well, I wouldn'tknow

Bakers 6 to 0. Personnel B also the race. T-5 knocked off Intel- about his having been in the

skllleted, the Cooks-Bakers, 6 to 2. ligence by :5 to 4 and third placeA front line operations, but if he was, Capt. Joe Foss' talk at Lee Field
& R by 7 to 4. The star of the I sure do hope I got him." was addressed primarily to the Foss answered the many questionsfired
I'M Hangar staged a seven run
at him by the student offi-
outburst in the last inning but proceedings was Ensign Charles The 27-year-old former South student combat pilots now under-
fell short of overhauling the Ma- Maloney, T-5: third sacker, who Dakota farm boy who in four going training before joining the cers.answered The fact that each questionwas
by giving a specific
rine Guarders who captured a 10 generates power aplenty at the flaming months on Guadalcanalwon fleet air arm.Questioned experience of one of the men in
plate. Against Intelligence Ma- fame and the CongressionalMedal about the effectiveness -
to 7 decision. Wlssell was credited the to
squadron, helped paint a
loney cannonaded two triples anda of Honor told his interested
with the win. Lieut. Galligan stymied of altitude attacks, the ma- vivid picture of the combat method
'. Boathouse batsmiths and double. In addition he contri- audiences how it felt to meet the 1 rine corps ace, who downed 26 employed.The .

pitched Naval Hospital to a 3-to-0 buted substantially to the win by enemy face to face. i Jap planes at Guadalcanal, told
likewise stressed
whitewash He permitted only his stellar performance'afield. Ma- "You never did have much time of an eight-plane attack made on captain

four well spaced hits. However, Joney also led the assault on A & R to think about anything," said six Jap Zeros. He cryptically said t the value wingman of keeping and vice contact versa.with In

the Hospital club was outslugged with a ringing triple, double and Capt. Foss. "There were so many "The last two men in our flight your one instance, his wingman had his
I
I. by.Ships Store Ashore In a free single. Bruns turned in a 6-hit planes about you, you were too were Just out of luck that time. complete instrument 'board destroyed

coring orgy, 17 to 10. The Boathouse job to carve out his second mound busy to do much thinking or get The South Dakota fighter pilot by cannon shot from a
"
i'.... beat Seaman Guard, 4 to excited. also made some interesting com-
Jap plane. The weather was dull
the week for :
of T-5.
'IJ'and: saying it with base hits victory Capt. Foss shied away from ments on the great value of the I and they were well out over the

again the Boathouse pummelledthe Supply Commissary manufactured glorifying his own exploits In training that Lee Field combat ocean. But for the fact that they

anemic Photo Lab crews, 10 to two runs in the first inning on fact, the tall, athletically-built of- students are receiving, admittingthat stuck together and Foss could

2, thereby preserving the Camera- hits by Armstrong, Duke and ficer was so modest he minimizedhis his gunnery scores weren't navigate them back to their base,
men's reputation as the most oft 1 verdict own victories. any too high before he receivedthe the wingman would have been in
2 to
Phelps to wrap up a
beaten outfit in the league. "The Zero targets are just there advanced training. unfortunate circumstances.

The Operations outfit, scourge over Naval Hospital. and you shoot at them," he ex- Referring to the fairly common "Further than that, if a Jap

-- plained.As complaints of airmen about the gets on your tall, a brother planeis

Track Star Seaman for sportsmanship, there plane they are flying at the mo- a handy gadget to have around,"
Reps
Ex-Olympic Just Isn't any In modern aerial ment, he said, "I used to gripe Foss explained
about the plane I had (one of the
warfare.
He cited innumerable

Is A Wave Assigned To The StationBy "' 'e both appreciate each ether took older it model into combat.Grummans That) until is the I how to get yourself out examplesof of a fix

better dead," Capt. Foss declared I tell just how and your adversary into one. He
only time you can
Lt. (Jg) Calhoun Culp and he added, "if I see I good your plane is. I found that described the different methods of

Seaman, second class, Jean Shiley Reps, a Wave stationed here one of those Jap pilots when he I had a plenty good ship underme. attack and the conditions under
"poured it on" the Japs and Germans at the Olympic games of 1928 Isn't looking at me, you needn't ." which they are used; safe methodsof

and 1932, and she's confident that in the more serious game of war think I'm going to wait until he getting back to your base when
she has what it takes to more than hold her own with the feminine looks before I shoot him." Foss' record of 26 enemy planes your ammunition is low; what can
shot down would seem to Indicate be done when an enemy plane has
members of either race. American pilots over Guadal-
of the kind.
something about twenty feet off the
you
It was in the Olympic games of canal were determined to liquidatethe
1932, at Los Angeles that Jean clearing the bar at something over Japanese no matter how great He also added his stamp of approval water; how to conserve your ammunition
inch she'll statement that our and the "meat effective
the
copped the women's high jumpingtitle five feet, one although the sacrifice. on
tell you today that she can't remember : Planes are durable. On only three attacks on enemy bombers.
and established a world's record
"If the didn't out of the
the exact figure. Japs get occasions of the sortees he
of five feet five and one-fourth many Capt. Foss admitted that the
inches which still stands today. In Born at Harrisburg, Pa., Sea- way, it was a head-on crash", or I made against the enemy did he Nips were good fighters but debunked -
1933 she, became a swimming instructor man Reps attended Haverford we shot them out of our way, he : return without a bullet hole in his that business about their"suicide"

and as a result was disqualified Township High school, at Haver- said.The I plane and more times than not, fighting and gave nu.
to participate in the ford Pa. and later Temple univer- Marine Captain has no pretensions there were many holes. On one merous examples to prove his

of 1938 at Berlin. sity. She received a B. S. degreein about being a military particular occasion, a Jap madea point.
Olympic games Education, having a major in expert. He discussed the technical -, sweeping* run on him and Foss "As ft matter of fact, even
However, the Japs and Germans physical education and a minor in phases of aerial combat duringthe Just laughed at him for wasting when the Nips had the advantage -

had feminine competitors at Amsterdam social studies. normal course of his lectures I his amunition. Then wheeled and of altitude, our boys would

in 1928 and at Loa Angeles Was Swimming InstructorIn and he submittted to an interviewby i shot him down.Returning turn and climb right at them

D II r'in 1932. Jean got a good insight 1933 she started teaching the press. He refused to make I to the field, Foss and they would usually veer off.

into their competitive spirit and swimming at the Brookline Coun- any predictions or to express any !stepped out of his plane saying, "When it comes to aggressive

outlook at that time. Even as try club, Brookline, Mass and that opinions about the length of the "Well, that's the first time I have fighters, our Navy and Marine
many of the veterans who have already -. marked the end of Seaman Reps war or the future of the Japs. I' returned without getting a few pilots would seem to be in the

met the Nipponese in the Pa Olympic and amateur competition.A "Whatever theories I might have I bullets in the plane." I majority," Foss said.
cific, she sounds the warning,
sertous minded young woman, are just theories and nothing else, him -
"don't underestimate the Japanese.The The boys just looked at
Jean doesn't recall many humorous so we'll let it go at that," Capt. '' Change In LocationThe
Jap girls who competed in the and said, "Yeas, man, pointingto
incidents of her career, but she Foss said in dismissing the sub-
Olympics in '32 were hardly more a stream of bullet holes that WAVES Regiment Head
than five feet tall, yet they sur- does mention that during the trip ject. extended from his backrest to quarters has moved from Building

passed their_ own height in the to Amsterdam in 1928 they hit a Although reticent on the topic of the tail of the plane. Foss 600 to Building 720. The telephone

jump, while the best that I could storm which caused quite a roughsea. the new type Jap Zero planes, the gulped, "And I laughed at him( !" number is 698.

do was five feet five and one quar One of the AAU officials Captain gave a good inkling of The Marine ace stressed two
ter." "couldn't take it," and in the pro- their value by stating, "I shot things in discussing combat fight- PUZZLE ANSWER
cess of losing everything he had down three of them and they go
In Contact With GermansOf I in his stomach overboard, he also down Just like the others." ing with the student pilots: Ai.-Y A1JcJVeg

the German girls with whom fed his set of false teeth to the Of course, it's not all skittles and bat 1., different Each time tactics you may go into be called com- QEA12 ijltZ G W ,tf111.41Z.JH.ALt. -

she was in contact during her sharks. beer fighting the Japs. Capt. Fossis for, so you Just have to use your
athletic career, she says, "I Has Brother In Navy now fit as a fiddle despite his noodle when the attack starts. gA'V'

wouldn't want to be a German or Jean has a younger brother harrowing experiences, but he 2. Don't get lax because the /; .4/.l. o.cR.

live in Germany, but the German Ralph, a machinist mate, second dropped from 197 pounds to 160 enemy pilot missed you. If you
girls whom I met were very nice class, who she says "was on his at Guadalcanal.The do, he will be- on your tail again tV E 12 V V S 'iC I :%-/j

people. way up througAthe: minor leagues, hero left by plane with Pen- with a little more of the same. a 12 O&VM / V//, E 7Z r (J
During the forepart of the school headed for the majors when he sacola Naval Air Station as his
year of 1928, Jean didn't even knowS went into the Navy. He's still in next stop-and he left behind him Foss then gave some enlightening 2fc sf 12.l'i fawn
He himself was
that there was such a thing as his teens." in Jacksonville the Impression that examples. his ry.E // usn % Mi
fault but
Olympic but before the 12 Asked what she planned to do the Nation's No. 1 air ace is justa guilty of the second ,
games
months had passed, she had mov- when the war is over Seaman Reps typical young American who rugged fighter plane took some \\o o MERr (J AN

ed along under the tutelage of replied, "I stopped everything to would rather do a hard day's workon unorthodox handling to escape- |10 1Z e () 0 N tJ a1 E
Olympic coach Lawson Robertson, come in and now I guess I'll haveto the farm or engage in combat unhappily for the enemy pilot. _

and had finished sixth in the Olympic start all over again when the than face hero worshippers and Both interesting in and which valuable Capt. J2: F/r:g I FO 0 'O43
interviewers. waa the manner
has ended. newspaper
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Here's A Bouquet For Riggers In Parachute Loftthe Living On Rubber Officer Promoted


Raft Not Pleasant I


Bailing Out Crashing Plane Is No Bed Continued from pile one R iau ej

Of Roses But II Saves Aviator's LivesBy sail from the sail cloth you have 1woy

aboard. Rafts will also sail, to
t
Bob Myers, Y2c some extent, under their own

Balling out of a speeding plane as its wheels touch the ground may power because of their flat v

sound silly to some, but according to Chief Parachute Rigger Ingalls, bottoms and high freeboards.

at the station's parachute loft, it is the best, and safest thing to do Guard Against Sunburn

if the plahe is headed for inevitable crack-up and fire. I Sunburn may be decorative at
a seashore resort, but it's dan-
This is only one of many Items
amazing and in some cases, revolutionary plies, or tools and parts for repairof gerous when taken in big doseson
a raft. Your clothes protectyou I
information, picked up temporary engine trouble in

by the JAX AIR NEWS at the planes stranded far at sea. The against sun and wind burn
original design for this was and should not be removed
loft the station where sug-
parachute on
gested by Ensign King, a former even in the hottest climates. Improvise -
men are trained, chutes are repaired -
and hundreds of 'silks' are aviation pilot on this station. I a head covering and if
Another this designed the water and air temperatureIs
packed weekly. Investigating, repairing "gadget", one -

packing, developing and by Chief Ingalls, is a stabilizer, he landed safely and high dunk yourself fully
clothed over the side. This will
spreader, which keeps the shrouds I
experimenting with time and life- suffered only minor shock. _n
saving devices comprise this department's and connecting lines in place while Again in Britain, a pilot trappedin help against dehydration. Guard bk
fold the against "Immersion Foot", caus-
work. packers parachute for his plunging bomber, tore a.
packing. Every effort is expendedto ed by continued exposure to coolor
The comparatively new build- hole in his "flak-riddled" plane,
cold water such that collecting -
make parachuting safer and as
ing for parachute rigging was designed pushed his 'chute through the
in the bottom of raft. '
by Warrant Machinist G. surer. hole, and was himself polled\ a f
Life Main Idea Drying up of body moisture is
M. Pickering and Chief Parachute Saving through the plane's side by the

Rigger M. H. Ingalls. Under the "The main idea", said Mr. Pickering force of the wind in the parachute, a formidable problem. If your Head of the Maintenance Department -

supervision of Liaut. James C. Mc- "is to save people's lives." thus saving himself from certain water supply is low. don't hesi- and Project! Managerthe ."
I
Unfortunately pilots who have not tate to eat raw fish which hasa
Coy, the 48 enlisted men and petty death in the falling plane. I Naval Air Technical
officers supply more than 12 experienced emergencies in air- "Hitting the silk" will not be high moisture content, together Center Is Lieut Walter L. Sharlt

NAOTC stations with chutes and craft are reluctant to take seriously half so fearsome an undertaking with the liver and solid partsof who was recently promoted to

personnel. the study of parachute tricks j if pilots listen to Warrant Ma- I the entrals. You'can't affordto Lieutenant-Commander. A nativeof

Production Lln System Used and techniques. chinist Pickering and Chief In- be choosy. Florida, Lleut.-Comdr. Sharlt

The Loft, which can handle 7,000 Explaining how familiarity with galls, telling them how to do it I Spear Fish, Shoot BIrd3Nobody's was! chief engineer on a tanker before
the potential safety of a 'chute with safety. going to beat your being commissioned! In tbe
month, Is so arranged
a
parachutes fish stories when .
will influence men subconsciously you get home.If Navy. lie has operated dlesel-
.that on a production-line system,
to react and save themselves in you get no bites on your line
propelled ships for 22 years and
all incoming chutes enter at the
East door and proceed systematically an emergency, Mr. Pickering said: lash your knife to your wrist lays claim! to 25 years' experienceIn

through the steps that "A pilot who saved his life, by with a lanyard and spear fish the field of diesel engines Amachlnlst'i'I
many jumping from a disabled plane at with it. Shooting birds may
end In final packing. mate In \\'orhl'ar I,
1400 feet altitude that sound simple but it's extremely
reported
A two-story, air conditioned loft, he made 11 trips overseas.Yard .
after realizing his situation, and difficult from so unstable a
reduces the moisture in the silk '
--
:!.
the immediate need to 'bailout', he platform.
'chute to a safe relative humidity. e Sharks edible but don't
did not recall actually climbingout are ,
Parachutes, after this stage, may of the plane, but he regained P try to get too big a one. lie
be sent on for repairs, or packing, Dept.
Treat sharks with
his composure at about 200 feet may get :you.
or discarded if too badly damaged.The elevation, to find himself falling plenty of respect and never trail

government stamp which stip- safely to earth under his wind- your hands over the side or dunk News
ulates the date for decommissioning in shark-infested
filled 'chute. yourself waters -
each chute now allows a life- --------
If do to
you happen go overboard -
Chief Yeoman (AA) DONALD
time of nine years. Previously it and kick muchas
splash as
was believed, 'chutes were good The Oldest Living '"lIot' 1'+sfiy possible while getting back JOSEPH MURPHY joined the
Navy on June 6, 1916, and he'sseen
only for much shorter periods.
into the raft. It the
G I puzzles
The actual packing of parachutescan ) "= -- sharks but don't their the world Today you see
rely on
the sea veteran in a swivel chairIn
be accomplished In three min-

utes, although, for the most part, Sailor Beware I remaining Don't 'i'ry puzzled For Tarpon too long 1'rlze the Yard department, in chargeof
;
nearly twenty minutes is requiredto Above all. avoid getting blood the tag office. This glib,
gay "Mr. 5x5" dresses smartly and
complete the several phases.
yc Keep Your Shirt Into the water. Wash woundsin
five ribbons First World
sports :
Most of the enlisted men work-
the raft and watch out for
ing at the loft have requested the fish blood when A War Victory medal, American De-
cleaning. '
Catliurdroot page ODe fense Service medal Yangtze ServIce
assignment. After a month or two,
if a striker shows aptitude, he may weigh the facts, and will report our carefully equipped fishing kit is medal Haitian Campaign medal -
now being added to rafts and
,
Findings to We to and the Second Nicaraguan
you. promise
be sent to one of the Navy Para-
enables to "live off the fat
chute Rigger Schools at Corpus It's A Hard Life! help you if we can. you" Campaign medal and, just for
of the sea Don't jerk the bait
Christi or Lakehurst. Warrant Ma- Such action calls for split-second Why Get Gypped, Sailor?. away from little fish because good measure, four stars repre-'**

chinist Pickering was a memberof thinking. The subconscious act demands Remember-the crook is smarterin you want to win the Tarpon senting good conduct. .MIiL
Like Shamrocker who
the first class to be graduated confidence by the man in his line than you. He has a Prize for 1943-44. The big fellows many a "
his 'chute. smooth and keen was nicknamed after the Irish potato "".. ;
from the Lakehurst training This can only be attained tongue a eye fora wreck
may your gear or
: the
school by careful study of the "sucker',, He means to give youa upset the boat. Stick to the Murphy acquired monick-
of kid
and it's stuck
More than Just the theory tricks and techniques involved in good "trimming" if he can. small fry.Close er "Spud" as a
there since .
ever "Spud" mar
taught at Navy Schools is neces- parachuting, thinks Mr. Pickering. Inquisitive by nature and with a shop and stop fishing if ried Margaret Schaeffer, of Phila-

Several If[ that confidence is attained the keen desire to speculate, some of sharks are around. If they don't delphia, 14 years ago and they

rest is easy.Making us are marked by the crooks as take the hint and, remember have a 12-year-old son, Donald J.
tables, learning the actual motions it "easy" are the lectures
"hot prospects" for every "skin their nose and gills and the most Murphy, Jr. firs Murphy and Junior
involved. Before men thus rated offered by Parachute loft personnel. game" that comes our way. tender spots and if you smack reside at New Briton Conn.,
are sent to sea they must also I They offer a course of instruction -
them with an oar in these vul-
"BEFORE YOU INVEST where Spud was born July 24, 1897.
examinations in radio to all flying personnel
pass gun- nerable spots it will send themon at Yale
INVESTIGATE"Chain Murphy was a junior
nery and swimming.We I who request it. Training films are their
way. studying civil engineering, when
wanted an anecdote for this available, but at present they only I Letter Scheme
I Mutton, C'anva For Bait
the first war exploded. Tried to
article from Mr. Pickering about ( cover the techniques of repairingand I. No matter how you look at it, Keep part of every fish or bird enlist in Canada's famous Prin-

his men who pack and repair packing 'chutes as made by. chain letter schemes are designedfor you catch for bait. If you haveno cess Pat regiment, but was re-

'chutes. "Something humorous," the manufacturers. I I "suckers". You may know of bait, use a white button or fused because he was an American

we asked. There is a project under advise- I someone who got back more than a narrow strip of canvas or citizen So he joined the U. S.

ment, which may result in a I they put into a chain letter scheme leather. The school "idiot" may Navy Served aboard USS
training film being made by the but don't forget the thousands who
come along and be taken in. CHESTER. t1 S S LOUISIANA,
:.d Navy to acquaint aviation personnel contributed and got absolutely Fish may save your life. Re- USS EDSAL,USS BORIE.USS Me-

1. with the parachutist's bag of nothing in return in spite of their member they can supply both FARLAND, USS CANOPUS, USS

tricks in the air. "faith" and vain hopes. The few food and drink Fish juice is CHAUMONT, USS TEXAS, USS

I"C&J Chutes Unable "On Ground"Such who may receive part of the prom- safe for drinking. If water is ARKANSAS US S WYOMING

tricks as using a parachuteto ised "return" merely act as decoys scarce, don't .eat the livers or and USS VESTAL until he retiredin

-; save wheels a pilot's of his life, even thoughthe to bait others. meat of shark, skates or ray, 1934 Was assistant superintendent -

flaming plane Promoters of chain letter or seaweed or crabs. They are of Lit Brothers depart
arc touching the ground in
crash a schemes have not overlooked the too salty and increase your ment store in Philadelphia for five
be includedin
landing might
Curses! Foiled Again! this film. opportunity to take advantage of thirst Jellyfish are poisonous years. Returned to active duty

the war and have put l letters into However don't be too high mind- aboard USS ABBOT in J40 .
"Nothing funny ever happens Some such
experts a
may say circulation the of ed about passing them along to During 11 aboard battleshipsand
here," he said emphatically. "Wewon't jump is impracticable to involving use years
War other fish in the form of bait. two aboard cruisers, destroyers -
Stamps They infer that the years
stand for it because we're raise the head and shoulders above
Turtle Blood Good and other ships, "Spud"saw
dealing with people's lives. That'swhy the cockpit, pull the rip-cord and government has approved such
The and blood of service around Yokohoma
schemes meat juice
our 'chutes ALWAYS be snatched by the wind-filling since they attempt to encourage -
turtles Handle Kobe, Shanghai, Manila and Chef -
the purchase and distribution sea are good a
WORK! 'chute from a burning plane per
I turtle Even after oo,
of the stamps. cautiously. a
devices and to suffer two broken
Many improvementshave haps one or
turtle's heat is' cut the Murphy was transferred to this
off jaws .
Aside from the fact that thechain
the bones
been developed by personnel is much better than being
bite and the claws inflict station in 1940 As for amusements
may may
Chief Ingalls is now Wot'k-j burned or crushed in the wreckage, letter scheme is a "sucker's"racket
painful scratches. he's a football fan, enjoys
more important is that
ing on an emergency said Ingalls.
hunting. fishing and stamp collecting -
with
Rafts
repair" cartridge, officially classi-I In an N2S-1 another one of our I they are illegal and subject those ral means are of equipped signalling rescue seve- and his taste in movies
fied as "Succor via pilots whose plane was in an out.- who participate to convictions by towards
craft including a reflector, runs Ginger Rogers.
This is a six by 30 inch cylinder of-control dive, cracked his 'chuteat federal authorities. When sent ,
to I 200 through the United States Mail smoke grenades and fluorescein News Items!
i attached a li-foot silk sheet, feet after raising himselfin
and is used for emergency use at the cockpit to allow the 'chuteto they are in violation of the Postal dye. Be sure you do not waste Lieut. O. J. Maloney was a recent -
this and that
sea. The tube may contain either !, stream out behind him. He was statutes. precious equipment visitor In the Yard Office.

j "Iron rations" and medical supI I pulled free, and though struck by1o DON'T In: A SUCKER DISREGARD not you an are enemy.signalling You a should friend stand and ieut.. Maloney, formerly Officerin
Charge of Docks and Ferries
ALL CHAIN LETTKi watches, if there is more than

Saturday Big Day Holiday May 31 SCIIE -; one aboard, to spot passing ves- warm NAS, welcome Jacksonville by, all was hands.given a

sels and changes in the weathercan
For Station Weddings Monday, May 31, the day of observance be noted. Johnny Schultz, popular first
Surf Current DangerousA class yeoman of the Yard Office,
of Memorial Day, will bea The final and all-inclusive ad-

I Six marriages were held at the work day for all employees of warning has been issued to vice is to keep using your imagination was tendered a surprise party by

Naval Air Station last week. One the Navy department, Headquarters surf bathers who frequent the and common sense. Many his friends and well wishers of

ceremony was held on Thursdayand U. S. Marine Corps and Head- beach to be cautious. There is a other men before you have saved the Yard Dept. Schultz is leavingsoon

five on Saturday I quarters U. S. Coast Guard and strong north-bound current run- their lives by doing just that. to enter pre-flight school at

On Thursday David Fisher and their field services. The announce- ning inshore at all beaches, and Louisiana State Normal at Natchi-

Elsie Hudnall were united in mar I ment was made in accordance witha periods of a strong undertow bound -Crutchell--- toches, La.

riage. directive of the President that from the edge of the shore. Return The Seaman Guard baseball
I The Main Dispensary announcedthat
Saturday's: marriages were: necessity for maintaining maxi- Poor swimmers are advised not team, besides having a collection
all crutches not in actual
Samuel A. Muldrew to Joyce mum output in government activities to venture beyond waist depth, use of also has
must be returned immediately. good players, quite a .
Kling; Thomas' Mitchell, Jr., to throughout the war period requires and good swimmers are cautionednot .r I
Ajsi of novel nicknames such
number ,
Onoto Rae McFarland; George: E. that days normally observedby to go out beyond standing -- \

Scheller to Catherine J. McLelland; the departments and agenciesas depth. A manpower shortage has Here A Tip as: "Flash" Folio, "Skin" Lloyd,

Justin Michael :McGarvey to holiday should, with exception reduced the efficiency of the life V-Mall letters should be written '"Twinkle Toes" Earless, "Big Gun" \

Frances Catherine Boyle; and of Christmas, be considered as guard corps and the best life insurance either on the typewriter or in Bunn, "Grits" Phillips, "Ray" Sanders '

Richard Lionel Bcnolt to Frances I( regular wont days for duration of I is not to take any chancesin black ink, because pale ink does "Stretch" Poe, "Air" Castles,

Helen Dabrowskl. war. tricky surf waters. not photograph well. "Gabby" Horton and "Ace" Coty.I ,








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