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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 17, 1943
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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J VOL _1, No. 12 U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA June 17, 1943



!" Meet Our Heroes Lt. Esdcrs: Safety Award For No Ethics In Air Warfare


. r: Pilot Pays Tribute To Grit Shown May Is PresentedBy ,



': !N.1 By His Fatally Wounded Radioman Comdr. MullinsPower Academy Grads Told;



t (HDITOK'S MOTE-This Is information at hand they relieved Plant And Trans
that the enemy fleet would be Aviation Course StartsEarly
series of stories de-
of
4 one a Attain I
located about 150 miles away. The portation Departments
the battle exploits of
scribing division was escorted by six fight- Best RecordThe
\ officers aboard this and outlying
.
4 Naval stations who have won ers."The Japs were "not where we Power Plant and Transportation i Bird U. S. Matching Enemy's'Dirty'
.. decorations. While these officers figured they'd be, said Lieut.
have expressed their desire Esders. "We had to hunt for them. Unit was presented the Sta- Tactics, Battle

I to avoid personal publicity, the tion safety award yesterday by: Vet Tells New Ensigns

.. JAX' AIR NEWS believes their Comdr. W J. Mullins, executive

.. experiences in combat not only officer, for attaining the best rec- I N' ....fry Asserting there are no ethics in
will lie Intensely Interesting, but I'
ord of safety during the month of
also will prove of great Informational modern warfare and no holds are

L value to all Naval personnel May. barred against our enemies, Lieut.

reading the paper.) f Rt Thjs unit, which is known as Comdr. John S. Thach, an oft..

: This is a true story of two group three under the contest decorated Pacific sky veteran

Navy heroes-one who came back rules, is comprised of power plants, grimly greeted 375 U. S. Naval
and who didn't. The one who
one water plants, and swimming pools, .
,.; \_ came back in Lieut. Wilhelm G. Academy graduates as the newly.
and the Transportation Unit, attained
\ arrived officers settled down to

, offscer this award by completingthe work at the Yellow Water Air
at this Station. The one I
bombing entire month with a minimum Gunners School.
who didn't come back was Ray
of accidents while working a sevj -
';\ mond (Mike) Brazier, radioman i "If you don't already know it,
: aboard Lieut. Esders' plane during j en day week, on a 24 hours daily you will soon learn that our battle

: the battle of Midway. schedule. I I tactics are downright dirty,"

:' For his part in an epic of the I I Said Charles Boyer, superinten. Comdr. Thach declared bluntly.
sky and sea Lieut. Esders was I dent of the power plant division of "War lacks the sportsmanship you
awarded the Navy Cross, while group three, "No hard and fast' learned in football. We put more
:', Aviation Radioman Brazier was rules are observed except those of t py than eleven men on the field and
', we kick off and carry the ball
posthumously granted the Distinguished safety precaution and the safety-
.i Flying Cross. first measures of each department. : 1, before"and after the whistle has

i The men and women who made ,, blown.
It was early in the morning of # .
,. Comdr. Thach aviation
this victory possible simply observed ; r gunnery
June that Lieut. Esders q:
4, 1942. ,
the staff of
Rear Admiral
expert on
9 ALL the rules for stopping "
and his took off froma .
squadron plant accidents." A. B. Cook, chief of NAOT,
carrier in the Pacific. From the Lieut.V.. C. Esdf'J'II' This Is the second time this year Ensign Alan S, Lee of New Lon- praised Naval aviation in the U,

that Group No. 3 has won the don, Conn., grins broadly as he S. A. The veteran fighter pilot,
Boot Camp News: Finally we sighted smoke, and fig- award. The May record was evena turns out to be the first officerto who has been called the "Navy's
i uring it might be the enemy we better score than that which report of the 375 members of Chennault," told the new officersour
headed for it. Sure enough, it
brought them the prize in March the 194i U. S. Naval Academy men are better trained, man
Recruit Rookies was.
Zeros Tackle AttackersThe The Transportation division of graduating class, who arrived at for man, than any our enemiescan
group three won their part of the the Naval Air Gunners School over pit against them. Comdr.
the
torpedo planes went to award by virtue of the number of the weekend for the initial phaseof Thach added, however, that "wearen't
Think Have attack. A flock of Jap Zeros got
They miles covered by their buses, an aviation Instruction courseIn going to fight them man
I
into it, "and saw them fallingall "
nine activities of the NAOTC. for man.
trucks and motor equipment, with
recalls Lieut Es
around me,
out suffering even a minor acci The remainder of the class of Comdr. Dolecek Speaks
ders. "Others in flames. Between
Finest Cadence were
24 and 30 Zeros were afterus. dent. nearly 800 new ensigns, graduated Comdr. E. E. Dolecek, commanding -
." It is worthy of note that, despite from the Academy In only three officer of the gunnery school,
the time-worn jokes coined years because of the war, will extended a formal welcome to the
In conferences the division
Pooh-Pooh NATTC, A&R :i pre-battle about women drivers-this trans. come aboard NAOTC stations Annapolis graduates. He outlined
of which Lieut. Esders I
. Counters And ChallengeAll member had worked out plans wasa portation department, which won June 28. Ensign Lee 1* a son of I the plan for their training at the
I award drivers Commander Lamar Lee SC school.
of attack they had picked out the employs women ( ), I
;
Hands To Contest the particular Jap carrier they had one of the best records in the USX, of the Scotia, N. Y., Naval I Comdr. E. L. B. Welmer, USN,
department's history on this sta- Supply Depot, who started in the ''of the Naval Academy, in chargeof
were going to try to get. On the
Ky Ensign W. W. LlddellAs Navy as an enlisted man In the the officers during their train
in the skipper of the divisionwas tion.Maintenance
noted in last week's Jax Air way and Intrim Over- last war.Army. ing at various units of the NAO
shot down, and Lieut. Esders
News, there seems to be some idea took over the lead. haul departments at the A&R TC, also addressed the student-

going around that NATTC and "Jap cruisers, destroyers and Shop won the safety improvement I officers at the inaugural assembly. '
A&R are authorities on the art even the big guns from at least competition having established I Radio Gets The course at the gunnery school ;
of cadence counting. We (of the the best record in May over a cor- continues for two weeks, after '
Bootcamp) humbly wish to com- Continued en page two responding period last year. I which the young officers will be
I
ment that neither of the two haveas The award was made by the Swift Navy Assist dispatched to eight other activities
yet gotten the word on this. Navy Radio ProgramsThe Executive Officer at the Adminis- under NAOTC in Florida, Includ-
After having heard both of these tration Building at 0900, Thurs ing this Station.

organizations iiSj* what they ap- following radio programswill day where heads of departmentwere Visiting Officer AmazedAt A second detachment of Naval f ,
parently consider a "rite beat," It be broadcast by Jacksonville gathered for the presentation. Academy graduates, some 400
sounds to us more like the chantof stations from the Naval Air Quick Service Given By strong, will report June 23. The

the tobacco auctioneer heard on Station: Transmitters Crew Here purpose of the unprecedented

one of the better known cigarette Friday UMAX (2100-2130)) Lieut. Wayne Morris course NAOTC officials announced
programs, or the Hawaiian War Natal Air Technical Training Though located In the restricted is to provide the young

Chant. Center auditorium, "Navy Aboard This Station magazine area and away from officers with a general knowledge "
We hereby submit a challenge to "'lng"." casual visitation, the crew at Main of aviation and aIrcraft.
und all to meet for Wayne Morris was a star actor
any comers Saturday WMBR (2000- Station Radio Transmitters of the Company Commanders Named
the battle of cadence at any timeor 2030)) Main Station auditorium, in the movies, but in Naval Aviation Communications Department has The 375 newly commissioned j

any place they so desire. "Swing Uith the Navy." today he is playing a very had some interesting experiences.The Navy ensigns and Marine Corps
i As the Bootcamp has no drill real role a* Lieut. Bert De- second lieutenants who "logged in"
Sunday 1930-2000) latest was the request of an
field any competition would haveto All Saints Chapel, "Navy Vespers. Wayne Morris, Jr- NAS, Jackson. Army detail for assistance in an at Yellow Water were divided into "
be carried out on the opponents'field. ." ville.Lieut. seven companies. Comdr. Weimer \
Incidentally, "we" will be WJIIP Morris came aboard this emergency. appointed company commanders, \
Tuesday- ((2100-2130))
: Faced with the of
glad to put one boot platoon with Naval Air Technical Training Station Tuesday He reported necessity establishing as follows: Co. 1, Ensign D. :M.
only three weeks experience Center auditorium, Naval Air from Hutchinson Kan.A a radio contact with Brooks; Co. 2, Ensign R. T. Carr;
against any other aggregation Technical Training Center audi native ol Los Angeles, LltuL one of its units, the Army officerin Co. 3, Ensign M. I. Glad; Co. 4,

r .hiCh cares to be "shown up." torium, "Naval Air Station Con- Morris won his wings at Pensa- radio charge installation found was that not his mobile Ensign R. L. J. Long; Co 5, En-
operat-
Dictionary Tells All cert Band." cola in July, 1942. ing. He appeared with his sign R. Muller; Co. 6, Ensign L. II,

According to Webster, cadent ment at the Navy transmitting equip- Sugg; Co. 7, Ensign E. J. Zellmer.
t Is defined as ((1)) rhythm; ((2) a location and explained his diffi Four barracks at the gunnery
) i rhythmic flow of sound. "We" school have been turned over to
"My Luck Can't Last Much Longer"Excerpt culty. Events happened so quickly -
have exactly that; and if cadence thereafter that he was hardly the Naval Academy men They (
could ever be a thing to appeal to prepared himself occupy a separate sector in the ,
the aesthetic taste we have that from a letter to( a friend' written by Ensign William R. I mess hall and special hours have
too. Platoons commanded by Chief Evans, Jr., of Torpedo Squadron 8 shortly before be was reported After one minute he was seatedat been allotted to them for use of

Specialists Reid and Miketannic, missing in action at the Battle of Midway, June 4th, 19-1: an Improvised and emergency recreational facilities. A strenuous
were among the first to Inaugu- operating position, and was waiting schedule has been mapped out, get 'j'
rate the more refined type of cadence "Many of my friends are now dead. To a man each died witha for a receiver to warm up In ting under way with "reveille" at
proving that something beside nonchalence that each would have denied was courage, but simply one more minute a powerful transmitter 0600 and continuing until "liberty"
.
j jazz and boogie woogle have lack of fear and forgot the triumph specially tuned and calibrated after 1500. They will also be per 'I
emerged from the Southland. "If anything good or great has been born of this war, It should to the wave length desired mitted weekend "liberty".
General News not be valued in the colonies we may win, nor in the pages that and verified by delicate laboratory -t, .,
Lieutenant (jg) Burnell, the historians will attempt to write, but rather in the youth of our apparatus, was ready for opera -
I drill officer, went home on leave country who were never trained for war, and who almost never tion. The radio calls were made, Uniforms For Dance NightsOn 1
but wired stating It would be five believed in war but who have, from some hidden source, brought contact was established and the Dance Nights at Commissioned "
more days before he returned due forth a gallantry which is homespun, it is so real. message was put through Officers Mess all officers attached '
to the fact that he was bitten bya "I say these things to you because I know you liked and under In ten minutes he was ready to to Stations under the jurisdiction J'I.
"Black Widow" spider. (PS: Lt stood boys, and because I want you to know that they have not let depart, and found to his pleasurethat of the Commandant shall
;, Burnell returned safe and sound.) you down. Out here, between the spaceless sea and sky, American while he had been operating, wear Service Dress Whites after
The other day, Lieut. Moseley, youth has found itself, and given of itself, so that a home spark may the local crew had repaired his 1930, except Marine Corps officers
7f: the Athletic Officer, was leading catch, burst into flames, and burn high. If our country takes these own transmitter for him. It was who may wear khaki. Transient
''i: '4, boots In a "Hare and Hounds" sacrifices with Indifference, it will be the cruelest ingratitude the delivered in peak operating condi- Naval Officers who have no Ser

'L : 1 se. The boots failed to catch world has ever known."Remembering tion.Although vice Dress Whites with them may
'. Moseley, but actually flusheda the countless happy hours t spent with all of you this was a more or wear the Khaki working uniform

a real live rabbit, which they ran has been a constant source of contentment My luck can't last less routine matter for the local with coats and Army Officers may
down and caught much longer. But the flame goes on and only that is important." Continued On rare Two I omit coats.

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS June 17, 1943



Joy Hancock, N. A. O. T. C.Roundup Admiral. James Is VVcfcomcJRear N Navy Relatives


WAVE Pioneer, Is .. I'.: '.> ". : Asked To Work

A Column Of News "

Due Aboard Today And Comment From ., ,. .::.,.. ,. D. For Red Cross .


Other Stations ..'..:. .,, : '
Colorful Naval Career I Women Urgently NeededFor
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Began in 1918; Wears Success Story ; '", 6. : Office Duties And


Coveted Victory Medal NAGS, Hollywood, Fla.-Nell W. <. .. Typing At Duval Chapter
Trace, who enlisted as an $ '1< >', : (: ,
tice seaman In March appren-climaxed < .>'\" : A. '. '1! '.. f4r' '."." JacksonvilleWomen
Lieutenant Joy Bright Hancock, 1942 ? ; ':: t',.' vJ*. <".
head of the Women's Reserve Section a year of application to the ," : $ i, :'.{ ; < i"l.> exacting demands of the Navy relatives of Naval
Bureau of Aeronautics, and .J ?<:"', .J personnel
when he received a commission as : i r y are urgently
liaison officer with the Bureauof ; :, requested to
Personnel in work which con- Ensign last week. On the sur- 1- / \. : .:: volunteer for office work and
face his record is the same as that '' ".'? .. typing to help the Duval
is scheduled to .
cerns the WAVES, County
arrive aboard the Station today to of countless others-boot camp and 1k 11.: \ :. .\ Chapter of the American Red
radio school at San Diego, then to tL\t be present for the last few daysof / ) Cross with Headquarters In Jack-
:
the orientation program for Hollywood to become a gunner ..,:, ., f.-; sonville.
but beneath that common exteriorlies The regular office volunteers
WAVES officers. record of : are
a accomplishmentthat
Lieutenant Hancock, the first Admiral Jules James (above right). Commandant of Sixth Naval members of the Staff Assistants
WAVE to wear the Victory medal, honor.easily justifies his recent District, was the guest of Rear Admiral A. R. Cook (left), chief of Corps of the local Chapter Manyof

applied for her commission Octo- Ensign Trace's NAOT at the Station last! ueek. During hisIMt, Admiral James these women are also service

ber 15, 1942 and because of her grades at NAGS resulted outstanding in his inspected activities of the district In downtown Jacksonville! and<< at the wives and have been moved from

experience, received her rank as retained here Instruc- Mayport Section Base, which are under his command. the city with their husbands and
being as
"direct entry" (not required to an ---- many others have gone from the
tor. Since last fall he has been
take training course). city for summer vacations.This .
Lieutenant a Hancock first be- one of the mainstays of the recog- Pilot Pays Tribute To Grit Shown leaves the office work to .

came attached to the Navy back nition department The advancement fall on the few staff assistants

In 1918 when she signed on as a Incidentally came without that remain in the city for the
she warning. Trace was called into By His Fatally Wounded Radioman summer and
Yeoman First Class. In 1919, on a splendid groupof
Lieut. Kurlan's office several
days
discovered that airplanes were volunteers who can type. These
making news and became vitally ago .Lieut. Kurlan....asked him, Continued from pace one i women have all just reported to
I "What is your rate r" Trace certainly knew where they were the office of Volunteer
Interested In working with them. re-I one battleship were throwing"up Services on
Sh soon received a transfer to plied, "Radioman third class, a veritable wall of steel", and going. I decided we'd make the the third floor of the Consolidated

the Naval Air Station at Cape "Wrong, you're an Ensign, Uncle Sam's planes did not escape first cloud because I didn't know Building, and have been put to

May, N J., and stayed on for Lieut. Kurlan announced. unscathed according to Lieut. Es- what action those Japs would take work typing and doing other

some time after she had been ders. In addition the enemy Zeros when they sighted us. forms of office work.
mustered out working as a civil Blood Letter InspiringNAS were getting in some damaging "About that time we picked up Wives of Navy men have been

service employee. Miami, Fla. Fourteen blows. signals from the carrier, and I among these ,volunteers but manyof

While she was in this work she bluejackets from Lynn, Mass., who By the time Lieut. Esders was sighted the wake from the ship them have been transferred and

met a new commanding officer, are stationed here, made the front in position to make a run on the about 30 miles away. I remember Mrs. Lester Thompson, chairman 1 1

whom she married In Howden page of their home town newspaper Jap carrier his was the only plane telling the radioman that we had of staff assistants, urges any

England, October 1920. He was the Lynn Daily Evening from his division in a positionto picked up our ship. Navy wife (or mother or sister or
killed in a crash of the ZR-2 Item, with a simple stirring letterto aim at the bow. In he wenton "I looked at the gas gauge andit sweetheart) to come into the Vol

August 24, 1921. the editor. It Is self explana the bow while three other torpedo showed empty. Right at that unteers' Office and sign for a 'ew
Lt. Hancock began work in the tory bombers attacked from va- stage of the proceedings I sightedour hours volunteer service a week.
:
Navy Department Bureau of "We the membersof rious other positions. fighters headed for the Jap Workers Have Schedule
undersigned,
Aeronautics in the fall of 1921. the United States "As I went In I saw!! what dive bombers, and we were about The work schedule Is arranged
and
In 1922 she haunted the great Naval Reserve Navy appeared to be 15 or 20 machine 15 miles from our ship. I missed so that each worker has a certain
stationed at the
hangar at Lakehurst talking to Naval Air Station, Miami, earnestly guns lined up on the lap carrier the whole fight between our fighters day to come each week thereby assuring -
anyone who knew any detail workof to ," said Lieut Esders. "They and the dive bombers becauseI each one a minimum of
lighter-than-air operation. Dur- appeal our neighbors and were all spitting flame at me, was busy trying to land in the work.
friends in
and to
Lynn
ing this time she also worked, out the vicinity and how I ever got through It I ocean. We radioed our position to Navy women are told by Mrs.
give Red Cross Blood Donors
of curiosity, in a helium repuri- don't know. I can just assume our ship and told them we were Thompson not to worry If their
Center at their full
ficatlon plant. Lynn supportby that they must have been poor landing in the sea, but insofar as typing is rusty as many volunteers
She married Lieutenant Com- donating one pint of blood as shots." I was able to find out they never already working at the office are

mander Hancock In June 1924. often as possible throughout the His run completed the retire- picked up the message."I women who have not used their

lie was killed In the crash of duration of the war. By so do ment stage came next. landed in the water, and was office experience for many yeai'!.

the Shenandoah, sister ship of ing, our brothers-in-arms throughout But what of his radioman ? up to my neck in it before I If it is impossible to get to the

the ZR-2 in September, 1925. the world may have a chanceto About the time Lieut. Esders could get my safety belt unfastened. Consolidated Building to register j

The Navy called Lieutenant live. started the run on.the Jap car- ." Finally the flotation bags volunteers may telephone 5-2336
Hancock back into its service in "In return we In the Navy rier "Mike" told Him over the helped buoy up the plane but the and the Staff Assistant answering

1930 to work with the Bureau of stand ready to give our last 'phone that he was no longer in nose was down in the water with the telephone will sign them for

Aeronautics.Later drop of blood that you may live condition to handle the guns. "I the tail sticking up in .the air. the hours they are able to give the
she went on with her workof in a country in which peace assumed then that he had been Lieut. Esders could bee his radioman Red Cross while their connectionin

giving information to the press, liberty" and happiness shall pre- wounded, but I didn't know how hanging, face downward. the Navy is stationed at the

and as a sideline, being chief con- vail. badly," said Lieut. Esders. "How- Finally, the pilot got his rub- Air Station.
fidante to the assorted Navy flyers The 14 sailors kept their promiseand ever there was no time then to ber boat inflated, and managedto The Consolidated Building is
who always seemed to find their made their donation to the think about it." get Mike into it. He then situated at Ocean and Bay Streets

way to her office. It was during Dade Blood Bank on the same day As Lieut. Esders attempted to found that Brazier had been shot and always flies the flag of the l
that time, before World War II they mailed the letter to the folks leave the battle scene he asked up badly in the legs and back. American Red Cross next to the

brought thousands of pilots into back home. his radioman over the 'phone if Despite being so badly wounded, American flag. All buses coming 1 f

the service, that it was said she he were in condition to keep him Mike thrice informed Lieut. Es- into Jacksonville stop within a I
knew every pilot In the Navy. New Chaplain, New WAVENAS posted on the whereabouts of ders as to the position of Jap block of the building. '

She became head of the edito- Sanford Fla.-The new enemy planes. "I could see thosein Zeros coming in on the tail of I
--'it.
rial and research section and began Chaplain aboard is Lieut. RobertE. front of me, but it was the the plane thus enabling him to ,

writing on her own In 1935. H Grant, a native Tennessean, Zeros coming in on my tail that outmaneuver them and escape. After 'I Army Radio Gets ;
She wrote Airplanes in Action a who received his commission in had me worried," explained the that he had changed the coils
book for young air enthusiasts the Navy last December. flier.About and set up the radio so that they Assist From Navy I

during this time. Another new addition is the that time two Jap Zeros could pick up signals from their CClDUau From Pace One

When the WAVES were first first WAVE Ensign Helen Cash, jumped the American torpedo carrier, although previously tell- crew, because of constant training !
organized it was thought that 40- who created a ripple of excitementon bomber. "Through the help of my ing Lieut Esders that he didn't for emergencies, the Army officer
000 would be more than ample to the Station. Ensign Cash who radioman I was able to know believe he had the strength to do waa profuse In expressions of

supply all the needs of the Navy. was transferred here from Jack- where they were all the time", said it. apreciation for the cooperation
Now-It is estimated that 40,000 Lieut. Esders. "They finally used Thus the story of Radioman i
sonville NAS, is a laboratory technician shown him and the results accom-
will hardly fill the billets In avia- in the dispensary. up all their ammunition without Brazier Is one of the epics of the plished. He stated that he thought i
alone. Lieutenant Hancock results and pulled out. It not war-an epic that
tion The Station Laundry, operatedas was was nearing thirty minutes to an hour for such
with an important job on her long before two more jumped us a close as Lieut. Esders got him J
part of Ship's Service made its service would have been custo-
hands, travels a great deal, and with the same results." Finally Into the rubber raft. I
debut last week. It Is equippedwith mary and he was unprepared for .
whenever possible she does so in the the third pair of Jap Zeros at- "I made him as comfortable as the
newest and most modem swift service he actually re
Navy planes. machinery.Plans tacked Lieut Esders' plane and possible, and did all I could for ceived. He was appraised of the
-jgi announced for managed to get a burst into the him under the circumstances and fact that Navy service toleratedno j
were establishment wing-tip, but not enough to do any with what I had," said Lieut Es
of such delays.-F. B. M.
Eight New Marine a Recreational facility material damage.The ders. "He was conscious all the
for colored sailors in San-
radioman had time and knew --
been woundedeven the end was near". !
Majors And Four ford. before the run on the Jap But that was only one portionof Brazier's body and the next day
Mike, a man who had done his
New ExecutiveNAS carrier had started. Lieut. Esders troubles. He was I
NamedEight Finally Lieut. Esders got out battling to stay afloat in a leaking job although mortally wounded I
Captains Daytona Beach, Fla.-Lt. of the battle area. His plane wasa rubber boat. "Finally a scout for many hours, was buried at i
W.
Henry former
Large, Opera- sorry sight. One fuel line had from one of our carriers sea. I
Marine captains were promoted tions Officer, has been named the been partially cut by a bullet, the over and dropped a smoke candle"came, During his period in the Pacific j

to majors and four lienten- new Executive Officer. A grad- tabs were shot to bits, and the he recalls. "Soon a second scout Lieut. Esders was aboard thre.

ants were elevated to the rank of uate of Princeton Lt Large's Na- second cockpit was nothing more came over, and I could see it different carriers, and serve
captain, according to an announce- val service began when he was than a sieve. "The armor back of proach a destroyer which was ap- about three weeks on Guadalcanal.A .
ment made this week. sent to class in the first Naval man who came up from the
me was all that saved me, he standing by one of our carriers
Promotions to major follow: Officers Training School at Quon- which had been ranks, having enlisted as an ap
torpedoed. I
Major Edward V. Finn, Major set Point, R. I., in February, 1942. said.Checking on his fuel supply, the learned that this plane Later prentice seaman on Oct. 16, 1934,
drop-
Robert C. Maze, Major Allen T. Lt. (Jg) A. G. Smither, who pilot found that he had only between ped a message on the deck of the Lieut. Esders says that his close 1

Barnum, Major Howard A. York, comes here from Jacksonville I 30 and 32 gallons left to destroyer, giving the fliers' posi- contact with planes since he left 1
Major Linton K. Paulk, Major where he received instruction, will I travel some 150 miles. "I smelled tion." school, plus association with other .

William Clay, Jr., Major CharlesE. take Lieut. J. R. Johnson's postas gas and knew I was losing some Beset with these difficulties, pilots and observation of10

McLean, Jr., and Major John Communications Instructor. fuel," he said. "I cut my speed to Lieut. Esders then observed a Jap many different people doing things
R. Bonnet Comdr. H. D. Felt presented Lt. about 85 knots to conserve my dive bomber preparing to strafe different ways to accomplish the j

Promotions to captain follow: Hugh Nicholson, USNR, a Gold supply as much as possible."I him and his wounded radioman as same results," is his greatest aid
Star in lieu of second Cross
a
Navy
Robert B. Fleener Cap-
Captain then asked radioman they drifted
for heroism In action. my helplessly in the wa in the instruction of young stud-
tain Gerard M. Bruder, Captain whether or not he could changethe ter. "I jumped In the water and .
Archibald M. Smith Jr., and Cap- Chaplain Detached coils and set up the radio so submerged everything except my ent officers.

tain Clayton M. Canfield. NAS Ft Lauderdale Fla. we could pick up signals from our head, prepared to go completely Born at -St. Joseph, Mo., oct
-
Chaplain Charles M Eggert who carrier on the proper frequencyand under when the strafing started. 11, 1914, he attended High Schoolin

Stamps For Sal has been stationed here for six check on our course. He About that time one of our fight. that city before going into the
The Directory, Station Post Office answered that he doubted that he ers jumped on him and the last
months has been detached and train-
He started his flight
had the strength to the I saw of him he Navy.
will sell U. S. postage stamps west perform was headed west".
ordered to the coast His
!
for the convenience of Station per la '''Chaplain L. task. It was at this stage that the ing April 1, 1937 and won his

sonnel on weekdays from 1700 to successor native of Ft. I Henry Ind.It's "Some 10 or 15 minutes later heroic radioman died. Conscious wings at Pensacola In January of
2300 and on Sundays from 0800 to Barge. Wayne, he told me that he had made the until the last "he folded his hands

2200. After working hours use en- --c"*" change I had asked, but we didn't across his chest, and said a prayeras 1938.His
the former Miss
wife Is
trance at west end of building. A Fact pick up the carrier right away. he breathed for the last time"
The U S. Post Office on the Station When a girl reduces she U go- However before long I sighted 18 said Lieut. Esders. Louise Cary of Pensacola *

closes at 1700 on weekdaysand ing out of her weigh to please a Jap dive bombers and figured we Shortly thereafter a destroyer they are at present residing i

all day Sunday. I man. were on our course for those Japs picked up both Lieut. Esders and Jacksonville.r .







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Flying Colors To "Oxygen Officers" ''Mugging' Wash Day, Chow, Pun "And'< Study For Annapolis Graduates \



Be Presented On Are Trained HereOne It .' < J

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of the newest training unitson ,

Main Side Monday sure Main this Technology Station station Dispensary Is School the "Low," at where Pres-the -t IN ''tk L '1


newly designated "Oxygen Offi
USO-Camp Show Features cers' are trained in the technologyof

20 Entertainers With high-altitude used In Navy oxygen planes.equipmentas A f
'
J 1 1to
Aplenty Songs Girls This new training unit is in !
charge of Lt. Comdr. J. B. Mac- 5

Flying Colors, the breezy musI- Gragor, senior flight surgeon on
the Jacksonville Station. With a
cal comedy which USO-Camp
staff of several officers and en- '
Shows presents at the Main Station
listed in the medical
men depart- ahi
Auditorium at 1900 and 2100
ment, 14 officers and 14 hospital
Monday night, features a cast
have been
of 20 talented entertainers with corpsmen graduatedfrom
this unit and assigned to
aplenty dances comedy and
songs ,
bases and carriers,
operations
"eye-fillers, also known as girls.
from Kiska to Casablanca.
I. The revue also will be staged at
I Graduates from this new activ-
the NATTC Auditorium Tuesday.
to'care for and
ity are prepared
Featured on the bill of enter-
the delicate and intricate
repair
tainment are the Arnaut Brothers,
oxygen equipment "on the spot",
whose trick fiddling and familiar
whistling love-birds routine Is whereas previously such repairswere
made at
clever and humoresque. The necessarily larger
young bases often far from
thrush, Barbara LaMarr, Is the operations ,
the of action.
headlined scene
warbler. Miss LaMarr,
a striking brunette with a husky -
contralto voice, is well known on
the airwaves and has sung over
Station WOR In New York and The Inquiring 1
toured with Camel Caravan
In addition to a line of Gae Y' ay x i t
Foster Sweethearts, attractive I

dancing girls who specialize in ReporterQuestion I
novelty numbers, Linda Moody
keeps the show swinging with her
intricate tap dancing steps. Miss
Moody recently visited Bermuda

j to entertain troops stationed there. Do you believe sports are overemphasized -
The show includes Bobby May In wartime
advertised as the "greatest Juggler Answers
in the world", and the comedy acrobatic -. H. D. Smith, Ylc, X-l Division:
:, act of Emmett Oldfield & : "I don't believe sports are exaggerated -
Company. They just finished tours I especially service athletics. ''
with Bob Crosby and Charlie I think they are essential to the
Barnet. physical well being of men in the

__ _n service, as well as to instill a
winning spirit in 'em. However, I

college sports are over emphasized. I
Comdr. Dolecek I Football, for instance, is too much I
of a big money game in the

Commends Grads : schools.PVT. "ROGER FILLION, Marine I
Guard company: "Sports are a Here are some typical scenes as approximately 375 newly-commissioned members of the 1914 U. S. Naval
: good thing. They keep the moraleof Academy graduating class got squared away for nearly two weeks' instruction In the theory and practice

Knecht Tops Company 36 the men up and keep their of aerial gunnery at the Naval Air Gunners School, Yellow Water.

As Another Batch Of Air i minds while from at brooding the about time they the Photo No. 1 shows a group of the Annapolis grads teau, Okla., an unidentified kibitzer, T. oJ, Soisson,
\ : war, same from the getting "mugged" and finger printed for their Identification ConneUville, Pa., W. N. Nelson, Maywood, Ill, andD.
Gunners GraduatesTen benefit" physically or "I. D." cards oJ, Moe, Minneapolis, Minn., playing bridge. In
I games. No. 2-The laundry situation being what It Is hereabouts the background Marine Second Lieut. C. K. Perkins,
HELEN M. SCHMID, Y3e,
honor students from each of even ensigns and gentlemen turn to and do Brownsville, Tex., bats out a fast pingpong game
the graduating companies at the WAVE: "Sports are really needed. a bit of noshing their own clothes. while others write home.
Naval Air Gunners School at They make you more physically No. 3-A view of the mess line as the future admirals No. Annapolis graduates look on Intently as f
Yellow Water were commended by fit. Participation sports are par- get their chow In the part of a mess hall Lieut. (jg) C. O. Mathews demonstrates the proper .
Commander E. E. Dolecek, commanding ticularly helpful, but personally Idon't reserved for them. method of holding a machine gun for firing.
: officer of the school. participate. I'm all for spec- No. 4-This recreation room shot shows (left to No. 6-This is a class in aerial gunnery theory with
Names of the honor students and tator sports" because of their mo- right) : Second Lieut. (Marine Corps) B. A. Rush-! Lt. (Jg) Henry K. Doane, USNR, of the Gunner

t their standings follow: rale HOWARD value. L. CARSON, AMM3C, low, Slglnaw, Mich.; Ensigns J. S. Sorrels, Jr., Po- School Instructing r

Company 33 A & R: "I don't know what hundreds .

j!. 340 Puryear; Bruley., Thomas Clarence C.H,, AMMSc ARM3c, think sports of men are like not me overdone.think, but The I I If You Gotta Jump, You Gotta Jump "Must Win, Save

Idea of sports is competition and

340 AMM3c AMM3c; Weyrauch,, 3.36 3.36;; Cornelison,Banta Charistian, John, Fred M.J.,, the win competitive this war. spirit I don't can have help the us I But It's Too Late To Study The RulesIf Freedom Of Air"

time and don't have the space'I -
; AMM3c, 3.34: Nelson, James A. you
to list all the you gotta ball out of an
reasons why -
AMM3c, 3.33 Horrell William W. I and and dive head j
; lieve sports are not over-emphasiz airplane you gotta go and it's Up over Secretary Knox Addresses
AMM3c, 3.32. Amari, Alfred W. first Into But before
: ; ed." too late to stop in midair and space. you I I.
M i AMM3c, 3.32: Baird, Charles M., ROBERT MEYERS Y2c Public study the rules. pull the rip cord be sure you are : Naval Academy Graduates

AMMSc, 3.31: Chesney, William P., Relations Office: "I believe sports, Boiled down to its basic oils, clear of the plane and that your : Emphasizing Aviation
AMMSc, 3.29 Messineo, Salvatore legs aren't caught in the i
parachute
'other than hand to hand combat that's the gist of a witty, illus-
J B.. AMMSc. 3.29. sports, are over-emphasized for I trated pamphlet on emergency I lift webs. Otherwise your I ANNAPOLIS, Md.-Secretary of
Company 36 reasons too many to enumerate offhand parachute Jumping released by position will be undignified andyou're I the Navy Frank Knox told the
the Navy. bound to lose things out largest class ever to be graduatedfrom
i For one thing it takes too
1\ Knecht, Clarence W., Corp, 350: much time to train and organize The breezy story explains of your pocket. I the Naval Academy-765
Gross, Morton P., PFC, 3.18, Landing head first, the next
teams, which for a greater part "when you gotta go" aIn't no midshipmen-that Just as! other
Szymalak, John J.. AMMSc: 3.46; doesn't train men for battle. Just time to start an argument with chapter goes on to say, affords generations have won and saved
Osborne, Charles P, PFC, 3.43; because a man can throw an air yourself on the pros and cons of you an excellent view of the the freedom of the seas, "you must
Ballou:: Philip H, PFC. 3.42; Spane, ground, but has proved extreme
i filled basketball Into a net doesn't whether you should try or not. win and save freedom of the air as
Gail L.. ARMSc 3.42; Mackie. Wal- he throw hand Neither Is it the time to start ly uncomfortable. It also advises well."
ter, AMM3c 3.40; Kinsel, HerbertP. mean can a |/ e- studying the instructions that you to take advantage of the air
nade into of
I ., Corp., 333.; O'Helr, Richard J.. a group Japs. you have Intended to read some- currents and avoid cactus plantsor In his commencement address,
PFC. 3.38; Hetrick, Herbert R. --\o.iIoI time. going through the side of a the Secretary of Navy had said ..

I PFC, 3.37; Brennan, Joseph J., : Marriages Performed There are four lessons in the house, which might scare the occupants the Allies are fighting for double 1
Corp., 3.37NAGS booklet, divided into chapters, I to death. stakes in this war-freedom of I
-.- -- ---- Aboard This Station and they deal with,the decisionto All rules should be studied the air and freedom of the seas-

j I Weddings conducted at the station bail out, act of leaving the closely, the booklet says, other- and said the United States proposes I
Flag Day Dance during the past week were: plane, procedure of descent and wise "when the boys pick you to keep both free after victory

t Raymond Joseph Owles to Rose landing.In I up, they'll look at each other is achieved. 4
Has Jitterbug ContestA Elaine Girone; Albert John Fran- the first part it tells you with the tiresome old sentence, Significantly, the Naval Acad
kel to Vera Marie Staracino; when the time comes don't start 'why didn't he ball out'' This emy graduates are going to spend
\ jitterbug contest and 2,000 Roger William Morse to 'Grace changing your mind Get go- I' makes dull conversation and is the summer at Florida Air Sta
free Coca Colas were highlightsof Hamilton, and Cpl. Alden Tedfordto Ing! The second states that it's bad for morale." tions gaining first hand information
a gala Flag Day dance attend. Florence Trefy on the various phases of
ed by 200 enlisted men and 90 --- private home. 4111 Marquette Naval Aviation t
1 in the Naval Air Gunners I Commercial BulletinFor .S449. I
girls Dance For Officers I Nice rooms "Olanu,k' duo
Deviating from his prepared
School Recreation building at Yel- The Jacksonville Panh llenic As- Rent Acosta. un Ortega Blvd. 2-1984. I \
low Water Monday night. sociation and the Junior Women'sClub Front double room with twin beds speech Secretary Knox asserted ,
Double room, 1145 MorvenwoodRoad 3537 Herschel Street 1-3018. I one of the mightiest U. S. fleet i
Arranged by Lieut. (Jg) L. R. will give a dance for Naval S299J.Double Double room In private home with ever assembled Is preparing for ,
I McHugh Cecil Field chaplain, forShlp's Officers Saturday night from 9 room for couple 2111 kitchen privileges for couple, 3315 new action in the South Pacific i
Bayvlew Blvd. 2-1007. ,
Company here and Air o'clock to midnight at the Dellwood I Avenue 7-6028. It
Large double room was a surprise announcement.
In home for
dance Woman's Club. Addle Berry's or- Double room private Riverside: i
Crew students at Cecil, the couple. 1386 Edgewood Avenue, In private home 3513
featured swing music by Buddy chestra will furnish the musIc 29810. Avenue, 2-2111. Extemporaneously summarizing \
Balbo's Malnside orchestra Excellent room In fine home di- Double room, lilt Green ge the eight world battle fronts now
Road, ,2195..
on beach Ponte Vedra. engaging the United States and
lIL oM"G wn
Winners of the Jitterbug contest Buses For Saturday Show Vedra 8141. AMM3C. Font For Sale her Allies, he said: .'

were: Aviation machinist's mate, Attendance for the Children's. Double room for one or two pentltmen Studio ouch I occasional chairs "And then
third class, Bob Wilson and Adelle Matinee Movie at the Naval Hospital 1708 Woodmere St. 2-1184. and chest of drawers. .Walter. 144iUChllds there's the South Pa. :;'
Rick of Jacksonville.The Double room with adjoining: bath. Street, Kit 319.: I ciflo. front where OM of Uv
Auditorium each Saturday Mrs. Parr, 3530: Pine Street, 2-Zltl. 1941 Nash Ambassador t. Four strongest American fleets ever assembled
Duval Defense Council, afternoon at 1430 is Increasing as Double room In private home for Door Trunk Sedan. Five> new tires, I watch i 1
Jacksonville, supplied 50 girls, the feature becomes more popular.The one or two gentlemen 2830 CollegeStreet. and Radio. Perfect condition. 11150. for fresh keeps and prepare ,
2-75T Terms optional Paul J. Hartley. activity. i
chaperoned by Mrs. Pauline Becker picture for this Saturday is Two adjoining rooms, 2S30 Park Marine Barracks, Cecil I field; ,
Miss Louize Clark, Mrs. Flor- "Swiss Family Robinson"" with a Street 2- 298. 41Chrysler Fluid'Drive. Excellent Discussing the battle of the At..
nce G. Murphy and Mrs. Caroline Walt Disney Cartoon. Buses for Large double room with adjoining condition. Mr. Qrayson. Ext. lantic, Secretary Knox declared the'I

t- .omson. The other dancing part children and their mothers will home semi-private privileges.bath.2919 Telephone Doric Avenue and, IU.Oil space heater, practically new. Allies "are making: gratifying .<
ners were 40 WAVES from Main leave the enlisted men's housingarea 25224. Mr Foy. 2-8061. progress", but warned that though
Station, chaperoned by Ensign at 1400 and at 1415 and will Double room in private home. Puppies, Cocker Spaniel, all black each day "sees new victories won,. ';
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2850; College street 2-7319. Mr. pedlxreed. championship bloodlinesof
Katherine M. Rahl and Ensign return immediately after the M t h. Vly Own Lt. Cross that vital sea contest Is. by no
Elizabeth Allan. ,.. movie. '. urge room with two closets In 22083. (4829 alBs ). means won." j
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ne JAX AIR EWS !. pnbllihed weekly at tk. U. S. -- -
Natal Air StatUn. J tki.a,llle. Florida, bjr taa r UIe
Belatiana OftUe at .. expcai t. the vernment.
Optet are distributed tree .t chare !. enlisted ... By Capt. Reuben W. Shrum (ChC), USN

ether Naval personnel at the Naval Air StatUn, the Some years ago, while anchored in the Bospho-
auxiliary air atatUna at Leo sad Cecil Field, sod the rous near what is now the Turkish city of Istanbul,
Naval' Air Gnnncr'a School. D!.trib.tl.. la else made I vlshed the home of one of the educational missionaries
t. tho Headquarter of tao Naval Air Operational at the American Institution called Robert
Training Command aid the Naval Air Technical TrainIng College. A little boy about four years of age was
Center. playing some game which gave him an opportunity
.to carry the U. S. Flag. He strutted proudly about, '
Rear Admiral A. B. Cook, VSX, and I remarked at his enthusiasm over the National '
Chief ot Naval Air Operational TralalafCaptain $ Ensign. Ills mother told me that It was his favorite
( ) thing with which to play. She said "They have
S. /. Michael, CSX, ; lived most of their young lives in a foreign country.
Commacdaat, I want them to realize that their land is America
Jacksonville Naval Air Station and that their flag is theStars and Stripes which

stands for our principals of freedom".
Captain John J. O'Malley (MC), VSX You are all familiar with the significance of the
Commanding Officer, Stars and Stripes; the field of blue, the white stars
I.'. S. Naval Hotpital ._ the red and white stripes. From
f/E/ the standpoint of government It Is
('........du Edward E. Dolccek t'SN, \ i one of the oldest flags that we fJ
t Commanding Officer I know of, yet it is very young.
Naval Air jnnaer'a School .. When we look at a flag we think
I
of the government of the
MMrarck ; wi country,
IJeot. ('.1. Cheater I* Gawae, USMC (Bet, FAY w. we think of its history we know
Commanding Officer ii that it stands for the principals
Marino Barracha Fors I I of that country. The original
s American flag, adopted by the
Contmaader R. D, Ulggla, DE-VG), VSNR.Comm..dl.c Continental Congress on June 14
NAME
LUCKY: FOR t MC ITS PAYDAY'KU FORGOT YOUR FULL ,

Naval Air Technical Training Officer Center "NIFTy DAZE TONIGHT AND ME A') 5ILORYOU'tL HAVE 10 GET 1777 stars, has which changed represents in the numberof the

WriN TWELVE C.E..T. PAID% TOMO?roW WI'H'! TMf'' $TRtictrPcS
IJent. C.1.! William T. Evanf, VSMC (Ret), number of states. Alute to
Commanding Officer, 'IJil the National Ensign is not wor-
Marine Aviation Detachment Capt. Shrum ship It Is respect and allegiance:
_. .. to the principals of government for which it stands.
Commander Charles G. Shone, A-VG( ), USNR, ; In living and dying for this beautiful symbol, men
Commanding Officer ; __ live and die for freedom of worship and speech, and
Auxiliary Naval Air Station, Lee Field the press. Nationally we do not need to fear to
show our colors.

Commander r...... D. Sonthworth., A-VG), 1.'SNR, Then is a Biblical teaching of peculiar significance
Commanding Officer, nwkrngLainp I to Americans! It reads like this: "All men
Auxiliary Naval Air Station, Cecil Field are created equal". Of course, that principal still
challenged in the world. In fact it is sometimes

The JAX AIR NEWS receive C... Newspaper Service challenged in our own country. As a result of
Material. Re..lle.U..r credited Matter .r.- ,...,: these challenges, there must always be men who
blftlte *'tltho.t .er.U.loB of CNS War De>artMCB ... "r., i'"". _- -:-:-' C'-- IF" are willing to live and did for this principal. Recall
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30* E. 4:.. Sf.. W. Y. C. ,' ... ., ...' : again, Colin Kelly and Meyer Levin, who died at the
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: ; very inception of the brutal attacks on Manila. One
of these young men was a Christian. The other
A Thought For The Week: By Steve Kalahari, Y2c a Jew. The ancestors of one came from Palestine.was

Sunday June 20th is Mates!!, here's what happened to one of our shipmates the other day. The background of the other extended to the north
Fathers' Day. It is lie met a pretty nice number In Jacksonville and made arrangementsto of Ireland. Their parents grandparents or great
a day set apart to pay our special respectsto have a date with her a few days later. grandparents, as the case might be came to Amer
fathers. Don't forget dear old Dad this In the meantime he lost her address but he had looked at it often ica seeking freedom; and because this freedom
Sunday! enough so he felt sure that he knew it by heart. So, after getting was imperiled, these young men fought and died
himself all Spiffed up-fresh shave and haircut shoeshine etc.-he together. Their paths took them to the bomber
took cab to what he presumed was her address.
a which sank the Japanese battleship Horuna.
\ Saves Lives
I Training He knocked on the door. A man I : Their's was a common: cause the maintenance of
'Fliers shot down in the jungles of New answered. was standing by, "but my shoes freedom which this country svmhoHTj In th. -Rtar-
k Guinea, sailors torpedoed and left adrift at "I'd like to see Mary" the sailor are new and and Stripes. It is the American way II said. "Why don't you take them off?" involved in the sacrament of the freedoms which
sea these incidents now seem to have "Mary 'let me see what the sailor asked jokingly. .. are unheld in the Atlantic Charter. The freedom of
become as commonplace as having a flat tire was her last name, please ?" the And was he surprised when the worship. One lad a Christian, one a Jew but both
in days of peace. And somehow most of man replied sympathetically. gal, without further deliberation, Americans, and in the name of their Lord they set
't" these men seem to survive their ordeals and "Mary Mary Jones." took off her shoes and walked up their banners. It is the hope of the ages, and .
barefoot out into the street. always when men question this freedom
live The man scratched his head as we must
to fight again. if he were trying hard to recall be willing to die for it. Not as a part of the race,
The answer is certainly an obvious one. A her whereabouts Here Is a story in which a marine not just one religion but for the race of man, com-
i civilian without any knowledge of the ways "How long has Miss Jones did not have the situation posed as it is of many religions and many nationali
of the sea could hardly bear under the been dead?" he asked In a soft well in hand, nor did a sailor ties. We can not deny that this must be the saga of
up voice. plough full speed ahead. our country. It is America. In that apt phrase of a
hardships that men who have been trained "Dead?" the sailor exclaimed."I When an Aviation Machinist's popular song; "It is worth fighting for".
endure. was supposed to have had a Mate went to call for a girl he j \o ii f
Your training here now seem date with her tonight. thought he had a date with, he
may
F t very
k remote from the war. But it is the The man pointed to a sign on found a husky marine parked in From Other PapersHe
very the front
room. They eyed each
the door. It read: "FUNERAL
P, thing that may save your life when you HOME" other critically but without com Owns It

finally have the opportunity to get in a personal (Editor's note: Whether you believe ment. An Englishman and an American were presented
(f punch at the enemy yourself. So, give it or not, it's a true story.) The sailor had just sat down to the ruler of one of the small Eastern countries.

it all you've got. Learn now. It may be too when one of the those phone fetching rang. ,The friendly girl, On dusky looking monarch over the Englishman's passport the
late Yeoman Claude Beard has said:
when you get to sea. at
blondes spoke length on the "I
see sir, that
made it quite clear that hedoesn't you are a British subject""I
i 'phone while the
-Sj! marine and the am, sir."
to be known
want
Help Prevent Inflation "Daddy Beard" anjmore. Nor as sailor When kept the girl glaring finally at finished each other., the Staf" ?," you, sir are a subjct of the United

One of the best ways to make certain that does accidentally he want sat It known on the that lap he of marine stood up and said, "Well, "Subject, hell!" the American ohouted. "I own

we will have the kind of post-war world we a WAVE the other day. it's"I'm getting late," she baby returned, let's go." part of the United States."-NAVY NEWS.
sweetly
sorry
are fighting for is by the regular purchaseof "but you must have ;your dates
War Bonds and Stamps. This is true A piece of dental floss attachedto mixed. I don't have a date with Haircut On The Navy

not only because it will buy the weapons of a pickle was responsible for you." Chief: "Where have you been ?"
war which we must have to smash the Axis the Cola machine across from the The sailor smiled and took the Yeoman: "Getting my hair cut
but because it Yard Police office not working girl by the arm. Then turning Chief: "On the Navy's time?" ,
will in
a great measure prevent last week. Some "second story to the marine he said, "Can I drop Yeoman: "Well, it grew on the Navy's time
inflation which threatens our country man" tried to get something for you off somewhere." didn't it?" '
Inflation can undermine the very democ- nothing and ended up getting The girl was sweet about it Chief: "Not all of it" \ ,

racy for which we have dedicated our very nothing for something. again."l'ou're. Yeoman: "Well I didn't have all of it cu "
both wrong, him either.-NAVY
Jives. It can bring an economic chaos that told them. "That telephone rail NEWS.
will make all our determination and courage Tex Guinan had a word for it, I just got was from a moldier at -'-a.

seem futile and empty. We, men in uniform and WAVE Pat Moody bit hook, Camp Illanding. lie just got Work Fight, SacrificeWork
line
and sinker the other day.
4. have a big enough stake in this country to I "I hear you WAVES have chairsto promoted wants to a. sergeant' and he We fight and sacrifice, is still the watchword.
to can win
me help him celebrate this war much sooner than it appearedseveral
be concerned about its welfare. sit on in your chow hall," a well good night boys. ." months ago. Any slackening: on the home
Certainly, we are busy with the task of seaman told her. front, in this very Navy Yard, will prolong the war
I
didn't know
sailors
winning the war, but as free thinking had"Why to eat standing upV you AVE HIT OF THE WEEK- Yard upset the well-lald plans of our military and naval
Americans Policeman Chief singing iK a deep, leaders.-NORFOLK DEFENDER.
we have an obligation we must Moody exclaimed. "That's Just
frightening baritone.
%
fulfill to deserve that freedom. terrible." -|frj

Most of us will return to civilian life when Remember, get your stories in On With The War
It's hot.
victory has been TIle for this column It's almost too hot to woik. At (least it
largest .
achieved. \Ve want to return mass buyers of early the was when we
began this editorial But war is no
helmets far this earlier the better ,
with reasonable sun as as department see you next
security and with knows are the Seamen week mates SMOKING respecter of the weather. It goes on until one side
enough capital to tide us over until the adjustment Guard. They purchased LAMP'S OUT.Telegrams claims the victory. We have decided, and strongly

from military to civilian life is 315 of them approximately one -'-gi i and vowed to, that that with God's help we shall be the victor
end we have pledged ourselves to work
made. War Bonds can accomplish this dual for each man. Curtailed
fight, sacrifice Freezing in winter and sweating
purpose. They can take the excess money Telegraph carriers are prohibited in summer, the men and women who fashion the
out of circulation now and thus materially Where there's a will, there's a from accepting for transmission tools of war go on with their task Does war
aid in our government's home front way, mates. A civilian girl waaseen domestic messages of felicitation annoy you ? Okay, then let's pet: on with the job
war waiting in front of the administration or congratulations, including births, of ending it.-NORFOLK DEFENDER.
against inflation. And from a personal building for the rain weddings, anniversaries, a- .
birthdays, ----
point of view, they will provide you with the to let up. Finally she got tired etc. Other types of messages may Keep In Condition f
I funds which you undoubtedly will need after of waiting. be sent from the Telegraph Office,
"If
the "I don't mind getting my dress Room 13, Administration Build you go 'out there' in poor physical conditionyou
war. wet," she told a bluejacket who ing. probably won't come back."-Major Joseph J.
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: Meet Your Mates BreezesSalty

r Literary i iMy o About Naval' Personnel
I Brief Biographies of Men Scrapbook Poems By Humor From

Serving With You Here And ThereLet
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if)J SweetheartThere

Chief Storekeeper HENRY

LOUIS MARTELL, USN, has been Her Worry ..
is a sweetheart I adore
wearing Uncle Sam's Naval uniform I Mother: "Don't let that man
f than 19 She is my heart's desire. to apartment anymore.It .
for more years come your
Stationed in the Disbursing office Each time I gaze along her curves tv worries me to hear of it."
It sets blood fire.She's .
: of the :Main Station, Chief :Martell my on I Girl: "I know it does mother
j" can give you all the answers about She's absolutely right for size, so tonight I'll go over to his. Then,
oak.
steady as IIn "
the Navy's bookkeeping system HIS mother can worry.
Her manners are above reproach, I
he'd talk about his two -i
But rather !
\ She doesn't drink or smoke
little girls, ages three and two Her curves are just where curves *15sA i Couldn't Help ,It
his in the
He lives with family
should be, Angry Pa: "What do you mean
Housing proiect Coming
NAS Worcester Mass. he enlisted She's satin smooth to touch I by bringing my daughter in at
from And for the she affords ?"
pleasures wS. this hour of the morning
.. the Navy in May 1924 and
in .
She doesn't cost me much i Marine: "I have to be back at
served most of his duty at sea in
For sleeping say, she can't be the station by eight.
various destroyers before comingto I I beat! I ____ -VI EI ..,
Jacksonville He is a sport I -
I She makes me feel at ease. I ; f fI fM
enthusiast and did some boxing t t Bride Of Innocence
when he first came into the Navy I.Her gentle, rolling motion is
I The kind that's sure to please. I The demure young bride her
but he likes to watch baseball and
winsome innocence
face reflecting ,
I've fondled every curve and rib,
football games. I I've felt her every joint I slowly walked down the church

And cannot seem to find one fault : aisle clinging to the arm of her
Working his way through high I Of which to make a point 'father. As she reached the plat

school by working in a bakery in She's sensitive though not too 'form before the altar, her dainty

Ottumwa Iowa DUANE EAKINS, foot brushed! a potted flower, upsetting -
much,
r .
AMMlc USN enlisted in the Navy I I S w
But like all things much used it. She looked at the ,
six days after he reached his 18th I ,.
: spilled dirt gravely, then raised
little and tear
Will show
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wear
a
birthday on July 15 1940 Graduated <:
I If too much she's abused. a her large, childlike eyes to the
from Machinist's Mate ,S4' sedate face of the old minister.
I. School at Pensacola on Feb.' 28, I The one thing I particlarly like- I "That's a hell of a place to

. ,1i 1941 He is married five feet, She never answers back put a lily" she said. ,
she'sbad
And if when
,
never weeps
.. nine inches tall and weighs 175 d I -*\JTl! _
:' Ibs. He likes to read fiction I -
Her bottom round I slap I She Knows
I
and belongs to two book clubs, but
} he plans to make the Navy his Just thoughts of life without her Room Clerk: "Did you knock on

;" career He is stationed with I and that.sailor's door and wake him"
the T-4 division at the present A lump comes to my throatI New Maid: "Yes but he didn't
i"o: time. still maintain she is the best wake up so I finally had to go In

-&-_, Of any BOAT afloat. and shake him"
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= -THE NAUTILUS 1 Room Clerk: "Good heavens,

New Books In _" t I don't you know better: than to eve!"
J : go into a sailor's room?"
Dovul"By !
Station Library I AmbitionI "Take Her I New Maid: "Yes at, I do now."

'
f The latest arrivals at your Station cannot be a sailor Edgar A. GuestTo I n leaJeV.'e

,J Library include quite a few ;I That is very plain to see the lustre of the Navy add another shining name! A friend of ours tried several:

(! biographies. Andre Maurois' "I I 'Cause I'm not the sort of person Place Commander Howard Gilmore in the Navj's book of fame! times to enlist in the Navy but

"' Remember I Remember" is one I I That a sailor has to be.I In the glory of tradition where man's memory never slips was repeatedly turned down for
"
:- of these. This autobiography is I He will walk the decks forever of our country's fighting ships physical reasons. "At least he
a: motivated by deep beliefs ands I I toil all day with hair pins, On the topside of his vessel, knowing well that he must drown wailed "I could" release a WAVEfor
inner of Tie a ribbon on a curl. he commanded: "Take Her Down!" sea duty.
fashioned with an sense For the safety of his comrades
beauty and truth. It is not a book I Use powder, rouge, and lipstick, at
On account of I'm a girl!
: of political revelations. It is a His submarine was surfaced when a warship of Japan TalkingMaybeFirst

f, book of intimate memories which But I want to be a sailor Hove in sight and tried to ram her and a battle swift began. Sailor: "Where have yon
,
are related with extreme simplicity -I And each day and night complain Gilmore's seamanship was quicker. With a sailor's skillful art been all this time?"

and charm. It is the romantic That no matter how I begI He rammed the warship portside and he tore her wide apart. Second Sailor: "I was in a phone-

story of a vocation as well as the I can't fly a Navy plane. Then machine gun fire was started so he ordered: "Men below! booth talking to my girl, but a

story of a French boy who, broughtup And, as is the Navy custom, would himself be last to go. soldier wanted to use the telephone

by a radical teacher became I I've bought a sailor slack suit, so we had to get out.

aware later in life of the duties of I And a sailor's white hat too I It was then a bullet struck him and two comrades near him. tried -a! !._

leadership and who, to this day remains But it doesn't make a difference To pull him down to safety but he brushed them both aside

a liberal. The Nazis banned I 'Cause I'm still not Navy Blue I For he knew one moment wasted might mean death for every man." Station Movies

the works of Andre Maurois and "Take Her Down!" his last breath ordered "Just as swiftly as you can!

that is easy to understand for his So I went to see a dentist, It was done as he commanded and the ocean there and then JCXK 17-"Iceland." s.. & He.le
of the And I suffered all day, while another gallant hero who had died to save his men. I J.rk Oakle' Sammy K aye, Cecilfield f
;,J story reveals him as one drilled and hammeredTo Claimed ( "Y..'II Nev. Get Rich.," Jtlnay..r' *
,.- most efficient defenders of thetbJ The dentist ''. Fled Antalre, Lee Field.
the Axis is attempting give me a Navy smile. When you're taking shore leave, sailor, In the peace that is to be JUNE 1*-"The Mummy's Tomb
civilization Dick :Fora, lam Jr. Mala I
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Chancy
tell this epic of the sea.
of the Navy
to destroy. Then I visited my doctor To the glory Station; "InvUlhle Agent" LiensM.cey
all sailors like to do.
When you're spinning yarns of courage, as .r.. Hall Trier Lorre Sta-
tbJ And he made me hold my breath of Skipper Howard Gilmore, he who died, but saved his crew! I dent Officer A....; "Give Out 81s-
Thomas R. Ybarra has lived a As he for me a diet Boast .
: prescribed will shine forever In his country's high renown, tern, Andre Meter. Jiving. Jach
with death! He whose name sad Jill. Cecil; Field 'I lanc!."
life crammed to overflowing That would scare a pig to and commanding: "Take Her Down! I : <<
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submarine bridge staying sonja Henle. Jack Oakte
all the travel, adventure, laughter, So I exercise and study i On his Ha>e, Lee Field. Sammy

'; romance and color that any man I I II II':''U; 19-"Invicible Aunt," Lion
could desire-for he, as a member Ando things against my will [1242B, 1244, A&B 1144B 363< Mai.ey: Jon Stall Peter IAr.... Cecil
: fra- And I follow to the I letterA I Material CommendationsThe 3715B 3703B, 3723A, 3071B, I Field; "(lve Got Kilter Andrew.SI.ter. .
of the American newspaper r A&B, .. Jiving Jack* sad Jill, Lee
visited Paris Berlin I routine that's fit to kill 3003A. !
ternity has I II Boat House and FerryBoats and Field .
%Jtl- JI'\B JO-"They flee Me Covered
London and the other European the -
at
and won commendation Main.I
And I eat and sleep ponder Hob llp. DorothyLamenr..
capitals Other correspondentshave While my energy I save Friday June 11, Material Inspection It's Major Foss Now station "Or. Uenanlf. Secret," J.
written books of high pur- I be sailor for the sixth consecutive Joe Foss now. Th, Carrel 1lai.h J.h. Shepherd.. Ls...
If I cannot a It's Major: .
Hubert, stnrient Officer A.d4"The
pose, but his "Young Man of The I ? I week Seven other units were flier who i is 1 '
Can I maybe be a WAVE I decorated Marine \ IIlam., Tomb" Dick r.r.n,
World" is one irresistible In its commended for the second week In credited with shooting down 26(i Ion Ch..f'!". Jr. Cecil Field; "1.I .-
glorious good humor and gusto. -EARLINE THARP succession. promoted last, I viilble Agent," Luna Mamey, Jon
Jap planes, was
Hall, Peter Lorre, Lee Field.
Ybarra chuckle rumbles throughits NEWS, NAS Anacostia These seven were Buildings 905: week, the Navy announced. Major'I Jl'NB Zl-"They Get Me Covered,"

pages and the author makes 907, 800 801, 803, Main Station Foss then a captain was a recent: Hob 'baR::,. Student
t no attempt to be a prophet. His Welcomed Mess Hall, Machine Gun Range visitor at this Station where h<. Offieerr" .rl. : '* feerret. -
Naiih, John
Contributions SbtphtrJ
is a book to be welcomed with joy I and Senior BOQ. Others who won delivered several lectures. t.y.rril.. Ceeil' Field:

r by anyone who appreciates good Material for pages 4 and 5: commendation for cleanliness of -"=-- "The Mommy' Tomb;' Dick Koran,

honest laughter In a war-weary I should be sent to the "Literary barracks and grounds were: Bldgs. Lon' Chaney") Jr., Lee Field" Alan
Jl NB 22-
Jordan.
.uela
world. and Feature Editor, Jax Air 600. 601, 610, 620, 711. 704 720, Are You Kidding I..dd. Kelt Halter, Main station;
_...ii..___ I News, Box 2. All contributionsby 721, 722 723, 726 Civilian Cafeteria I Mother: "Sonny, would you like";" "submarine Raider." John Howard.
to sleep with the nurse tonight ? I Marguerite Chapman, Stndect Officer
Words "( 11'l.donMeaulay Natal personnel are welcomed 1I Hangars 124, 140. 115, 117. "
would And "They Get Me Covered,
what ; ;
Sonny: "Daddy, yondo
said: "The measureof I but if written by a civilian Synthetic Training Bldg. and neb Hope Dorothy Lamour Ceeit
a man's character is what he must deal with a Navy manor I tower Fire House, Power Plant ? I Field I ")Jr. Kenaalf. Secret" J.
would members of the Marine I No. 1, Skeet Range, Stables, Radio -%-it-t ('arrol Kaion, John Shepherd, Lynne:
;]' would do if he knew he I IUI>erli. Lee Field.JI .
never be found out." Corps. All poetry, jokes or short Tower, Student Officers' Mess Just An Old On-; I SB on Her Finder "

---- --..;;.--- stories must be In the hands of Hall Water tower Recreation A sailor asked "a cute lit titthing" ; r.Z3F .It"G' Tierney, Maim l
the editor not later than the Bldg. No. 3 and Operations. if her "V" neck sweater wa station; "L'rky Jordan," Alan Ladd,'
Conserve Wafer Helen Walker, Student Officer
Saturday proceeding the week Housing Area homes to win for Victory. She said, "No the And; "submarine.i Raider," John
All hands to
conseneon
., ate urged of publication In order to be commendations w ere. 1430B 'V' is for Virgin-but it is an olc Howard. Marguerite Chapman, Cecil
the use of fresh water for I I Held "They Get Me Covered," Itob
used in the subsequent Issue. I 1344B, 1233 A&B. 1236 A&ll. sweater. :
washing and bathing purposes I I Hope Dorothy Lanonr, Leo Held I

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Page Six JAX AIR NEWS




;\ii Fliers Return To Mason Field Sunday To Play Terminal, l At 1330 L





O'Donnell's No Hitter Is Highlight Acc Pitcher' Anil Station Softball Head Confer Littlejohn To Face"ExBirmingham




I Of: Week In Intra Station League : ";.. .. Ace


fly Carolus G. Anderson Y2c ,< .. In Mound BattleErman

Johnny O'Donnell, Seaman I Guard's smiling Irish pitche I

joined the ranks of baseball'' j immortals and perpetuated his I Inches of left Littlejohn handed, six pitcher feet four will

name in Air Station baseba annals last Tuesday, when l he try his slants on the Jacksonville

pitched a no-hit game agains t the Unit 1 Marines to win I Terminal team Sunday afternoonat

the Intr ,Station league. 1330 at Mason Field aa the
a 7 to 2 contest, in Fliers seek to strengthen their
f Striking out seven batsmen with
I a world of stuff and pitching acu-I hold on first place in the Victory

I men O'Donnell might have league. The game will mark the

r shutout except for walking four I Fliers' first home contest in. more

\ 4 I batters two of whom scored In t.he : I than a month.
+ sixth and seventh innings.O'Donnell's I r, yW Young Charley Kane, right
1 hurling masterpiece, 3+ A hand fire ball hurler of the Terminal .

1I I will be Littlejohn's mound op.
the first time that a no-hit game
1I I had been hurled on the reservation ponent. Kane who compiled an

I atoned for the one-hitter t.hat M { Q 1 N w I impressive record for Birminghamlast .
I he threw against Gibb's Gas Engine J year, will be making his initial
last year at Mason field. Back '\t- appearance against the Std
Lion Since recovering from a soi
In his native Pennsylvania Johnny left, aviation machinist's mate,
Pointek.
another one-hl Hurler ot two no-hit games.'Stanley arm, he has won two games anc
recalls authoring of third class, of the A and H, shows popular Lieut. Gordon Clarke, officerin lost none in the league.
the brink a -
ter and was on pei I strikeout
how he holds his famous
charge of Softball on the station
YCc I feet game when a batsman caught i iI the efforts of hefty Stanley, who weighs 220 pounds Wakh Still Out
Walsh
By Edmund pitch. Largely through I II Lieut. Mar t McDonough'ssteadily
hold of one after 8 23, inning y
I and R is in first place in both
and stands six feet one inch in height A
Improving nine will still be
Aviation Cadets Ted Wi of no-hit ball.Marines. defeats and in the city league ;
with 11 wins and
'! Near Leaders I the National league no without the services of shortstopJoe
Hams and Johnny Pesky, big''I When O'Donnell's mound magIc] with 7 triumphs and no defeats. Fointek's no-hitteri have been againstT Walsh, who remains on the

guns of the Boston Red Sox'I overshadowed other development I 5 and Docks and Ferries. I' sidelines because of a broken toe.

baseball team and now stars I In the league during the week]! I I I However, the Navy coach will continue

I the U. S. Navy pre-fligli Marine Barracks, despite its record I' to fill in at shortstop until
for N. C.I of two victories and one defeat, remained < Close! Competition Features Races Walsh is able to resume play.
school at Chapel Hill a half game behind first I Although the Terminal is cur-

almost didn't get an opportunity place Seaman Guard who won t.he I rently in fourth place in the

to play baseball this only game it played behind t.he i In Three Station Softball Leagues league the game promises to provide
aforementioned O'Donnell. a good afternoon of base .
spring.And. I ball. With the Terminal will be
The hottest team in the leagu
to Lieut Bernard Kahn S2c
if one listens By ,
at the moment is the hustlin such well known stars around
John Miller officer in charge school ol I NATTC Unit 4 Sailors, piloted Even more exuberant than the proud owner of a few Jacksonville as their first baseman
swimming at the pre-flight Herb Teetsel. Winners Clarke Stuffy McCrone, who has pulled
duty by the peppery genuine steaks today was Lieut. Gordon : ,
temporary prewar
who is now on three the ancient hidden ball trick four
the last
in games punctuated
the reason. who it will be recalled formerly -
hre. he finds out Station Softball generalissimo this
by a 10 to 3 triumph over times already season. Kane
"Neither Williams nor Pesky cadet could Marine Barracks, the Sailor I I I starred in athletics at the University of Oklahoma and j who leads the league in hitting

pailS the Navy's required seem destined to Invade the firs later played ball in the fast Texas league. with a .577 mark and Second baseman .
said "and asa
swimming test. he division this week as they have --- "' .--.--'- Ben Lawson, a .342 clubber.
result they weren't allowed to t I I I II The source or J..leuJUUKe II
slate. : Fliers Are
the StrongAt
two more games on
I exultation is the closeness of competition -
play until they passed. I Heavy contributors In Unit 4''s I Swimming Classes Begir American present the Station nine hastttalned
hard workers. he in the National, )
were .
"They Pitcher Brooks Atchison its team strength
and day rapid rise are I and Officers leagues. The race greatest
add.! ad. "and swam night For ChildrenFuture
: Hitters Teetsel and McGee Monday >f the season. In pitching espe-
made the grade this week are tight as a fat lady'girdle :
until they and the heads up baseball of dally, a fine staff has been de
Kelfer's and' and that offers considerable
first'''the whole team. I I Adolph be in satisfaction to Lieut. Clarke, who I veloped. With Johnny O'Donnell,
specialist may ,
'v Abrams JohnnyVeismuller's
Georgle I Keith and Comparlnl Hot I the only hurler back from last
class, of the NATTC, and Ensign : After the 10 to 3 thumping inflicted the making soon, for the physical is keeping the soft ball rolling on' rear the new staff now numbers
Joe Martin of T 5: are both men : training department will inaugu : the Station this season I
by Unit 4 s Sailors, Marin i Bob Vickery, former Duke Uuni-
month'Esquire : of classe Indeed there is tonic for t.he
this no
tloned in an article in Barracks came roaring back to rate on Monday a series 1 rersity and Philadelphia Athletics
"The Last Sports I children of officers and enlisted game like a good run for the title,
entitled 1.I for
defeat Assembly & Repair, 6 to ice, Phil Miller, leading pitchern
mentions Abrams the station. I II particularly here in the hot summer -
writer on
The personnel I
men. with Bill Keith on the mound the Victory league and ex-Pat-
and Martin among a numbe Sylvester Comparinl followed wit] I II I Classes from 0900 to 1000 for when interest might otherwise :erson, N. J. Red Sox star and

of other athletes, whose vaults to I a three-hitter and, 4 to 1, decision officers' children will be held Monday : dwindle because of the unfavorable 2rman Littlejohn, a cagey sout.hpaw. -

sports heights were cut short by over Unit 2 Marines. I II I Wednesday and Friday and tropical heat. I .
Abrams was just a shad the enlisted personnels' children ; O and G Is Hot
the war I McQueen of Unit 4 tossed i for In the outfield. Center fielder
from capturing the world'smiddleweight. Thursday and Saturda; Twin triumphs by 0 t G thL;
away other victory of the week agains Tuesday )wen Reeves continues to smash
boxing crown and t' Unit 1 Marine though he needed I I at pool number 4 in the WAVI past week contained several restoratives i .he ball with consistency while

Martin of Cornell was on his way,; I the relief of Atchison in the flftl I Barracks area. I for interest in the National Left fielder Joe Johnson and Right

toward being one of the finest college I Inning after throwing shutout bal The first two classes each week I league. 0 & G now occupies thin ielder Larry King improve with
players in the East I I for beginner place and has narrowed the gap
football for four innings. will be especially ach contest. Johnson, who playedall
i e will be instruction 1 between the runnersup VPB2 tean
I Hitting heroes were Teetsel Me while the third class > in the St. Louis Cardinal
lust what kind of football player Gee, Thomas and Ryle of NATTC in advanced swimming to one game and trails the unbeaten chain, has been slow to start hitting -

Lieut. Comdr. Frank 'Wickhorst Unit 4 Sailors; Francis, Campone, I and rescue work. I I A & R leaders by only two but can blast the ball with !

new head oi the Navy aviation Auld Cullen, Cury and Comparin 'I Dressing quarters are available games. I he best of them. King, who starred
physical training program. was at i of Marine Barracks; and Folio, at the pool.Parents I Most stimulating was the sud for Louisiana State as a third

the Naval Acadamy was pointedout i Grits, Phillips and Cross of Sea I planning to enter theii den uplift of Ship's Store AShore : acker, is making his outfield
tho other day by Red Grange, nan Guard children in these classes shoulc in the American loop. The SSA I debut this season.
fastball's: famous "Galloping I I call Ext.. 593 before Monday. I crew posted three wins and this Anastasio III Slugger
Standings
Ghost" of the mid-twenties who \\' I. JMteaman -- combined' with two unexpected First baseman Charley Anastaio -
played on the freshman team with turd .It tI .60 setbacks suffered by Marine I rates honors for his recent
him at the University ol Illinois. I Marine Harrark . .IS 7 .63 Guard to toss second place into a at the In
SATTC.; Unit 1 Marine 9 ft ..33PATT ; Fliers heavy hitting plate.
at : The
had remained Meet lie.
"If 'Wick' :.; (' I nit ZlarlDu 7 10>> .41..0 I mocking out a double and a triple
IlhaoU back in 1922 we would (,\TT(' Unit 4 Jailors $ It .310 I The Officers circuit is also nip and several singles in recent

t probably have Results I and tuck with T-5 and VPB2-OTU1 I ;ames, he has proved his worth

1 had the greatest .\T1T Unit I, 10; Marine Ilarrark* 3. deadlocked in second place just I In the cleanup spot.
r. :VVri.; (' ('nit I, 1 ; NATTC l'DItI, 4arlne one game behind the No 1 Operations Others in the infield are Third
t .1f ', pair of tackles )( Kitrrark 6; Assembly & Re club.
F &- ,> i' I aseman Don Cross, a .380 swing-
::; seen on one ....eamr.lfuard 7 ; MXTTC I'nlt J. t.'Urine Smith Hurls Well er in the Victory league and Eddie -
1 t ss "it ; team. Dick Hall )' IHrratk 4; NATTC tnit 2, 1. Operations stubbed its toe In the Lyons a .340 batsman.
--- --- N in the "Gold Braid" loop this week
: was the other Catching is In the capable hand
: tackle and you'll ancTBluejackeh when it bowed to VPB2-OTU2 by of Pat Colgan, who is unquestionably [ -
t. remember him. I WAVES 6 to 2. Smith bottled up the Op- the finest receiver in the
had On erations hitters with a nice mound i league.
r Well if 3owl Free TuesdayAn
u 1 been able we tot I chore. A pair of errors by Krollof u_ __-:V*.__ __
a' keep 'Wick. the evening of FREE bowling l Is Operations also contributed to

t-. two of them'Ickhest offered to all enlisted personnel c o..rr'( their downfall.T5 Softball Standings
v could have VAVES and Bluejackets alikey split a pair this week. The

1S shaken hands > the YMCA chapter of the YS,"' ;. ./ sia. T-5 team pasted VOVCS 13 to 4, National League
.. : as Pitcher Bruns went on a bat- W L vet.aa. .
units .
USO '
across the line They were that Jacksonville every'uesday ., > 1f A ,
big. But as things worked out evening. ""'o j fl""y ting spree and blasted a triple, \.Pits . .. .. ... ... .. ...14 11.5a .
and 'Wick Prizes will be awarded for wInning f; ; \ ; double and single. However T-5: o G .. .. .1. t .1.t
Hall stayed with us and point scor : .. came to grief at the hands ofVPB2OTU1 erekeepen. .. .. .. .. 7 I .1"
went to the Naval Academy wherehe teams high D.rk-Yerrlco., . .. 9 4 ..19'"TDJ
starred for the Navy and made ers. It was not stated whet.hert.he '" <, J- by a score of 2 to 1. \ . . .. 1 I ..USTI
of theqftal..t prizes would be nightly affairs -:. ,- } Smith bested Bmns in a pitcher'sduel. . . . .. .. ... I 1 ..411ams
Mi-American. He was one winner awards. Already > .,. :: The winning run was pro- Ci..rd ., .. .,. 4 7 ..341lvi''s
tackles of modern foot or league j .. ..
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: local Jacksonville girls have '"';;, 9J vo J J' ,1 duced late in the melee when . . .. ..... 14 ..148
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ba1L"t: e Igned up for this weekly function I )1 Buscher drew a walk, was sacrificed Air Wing . . .. .. ... .1It vase
and teams will be arranged aa : ? I to second and reached third H.I. Dispensary ", .. 1 n ."'
without a
For his six triumphs been InVictory I lew-comers appear. .I JOE WALSH .aorUUp la via a wild pitch. Then Dawson, I' American League'
defeat, four of which have who Iii aecead senses with the :liter* .1 former Boston W J r.1.
station College player
,
league competition, the Personnel of this tarreatly eat el the lineup because ofa Rill tp's ('...p.., .. .. .1' I .ttt
Fliers leading pitcher Phil Miller I I fish to participate in the touma brokea too was a*> With the. I dumped a roller in front of the H.rl.. Guard .1. 4 .1U
lent should appear next Tuesday Bostoa Brave la ItSl tot oa* plate. Buscher came charging I ilp's Stere Ashen..38 4 ..114Paracla.
deserves mention. Next tlm you the Alleys on .f the Flier six hit whea the Brave dome hell-bent-for-election and .'. Left ....... 9 4 ..ettPer.
take in a game Miller hurls find evening at Bowling I played. Maioa Field lat year, beat- ...rrl .. ....... 7 I ..53'N..al
yourself a seat in line with the I the corner of Main and Adams set th: Statloa 8 to 1 favoriteiport knocked TalarIco, T-5: catcher fort Hespiil...,. ...... 'J 1 .JH
after itreet, 2nd floor, at 1900. writer 1* Bill Csaalacham be-. country mile causing the backstop Seama. aeard ,.._eo. ... I 1 vase
plate and pitcher's box and I eaaee "he delM"', pU his pa.ehes. ( a moment of deep anguish .,these .. ........... 1 1 ..u.C..klB.ker. .
watching a few pitches come over, i played miser leacao ball berlailar . ...eu.... I a ,181
have the answer to why he's II I .IB fS9 with Daarllle, >-Va., Rocky Coatlaaed Oa Page Seven Pcor..el a .. ........... I g ,11'V"
you'll Simmons Still Hits 'Em HBat, N. C'., Kvsatvllle. lad., Hart- I.ar .. ......... I s .l79
110 hard to hit. I' '.rd, C...., Toroato, Besdtag. Fs., sad fete .J.ab . .. .. .....9 11 ..9wOffleere
fIn .the Boitoa Brave welfhs 175nadt I Fliers Become
., addressing the cadet at the Al Simmons, left fielder for the I I > ..1.studs five lock tea lathe Umps LM&ueW I. 1'.'.
:
U. S. Navy pre-flight school at Boston Red Sox is the only AmerIcan .hall irhoolboy. eeacatloa 23 year at Brookllae old ,wa Ma**a. Five members of the Station erstiens .. .. ........1. g ..4s4I
Del Monte California, Major Joseph Leaguer now active who has chol making All-State three I ,,,, ,701'n2OTUI
ilftk >baseball team are getting a chanceo : =
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in runs-batted recall
J. Foss, USMC, emphasized i ever led the league &line la baseball Ilk* to watch the pitchers break those .u. .
the. Importance) of the strenuous In. In the National league, there r e his which I greatest he belled: two thrill ceae the came atlve curve; balls over the plate. Second : i" ::::::::':::::: I :,717'asOTG ,7
athletic the Navy is employing I are six players who have held thathonor. a over the eeaterfleld leave for Eddie r.telllco... . ......... I ',100N..al O
program omen* Baseman Lyons, Shortstop
.....
Joe Med- 1I..pUal .. I 1 .431
in readying future pilots' In the group are lockjr Meant e( the Piedmont league Walsh Pitcher O'Donnell . .. ..
Paul I seaman, seeead clans : Toe Johnny VOVCS .. .. .. 7 .11DI.pf
for combat action against the wick. Dolph Camill, end a to make a rise doable pl.7umbl..tl. and Catchers Billy Riggs and >. .. ,.. I I I1t

Axis. caner, of Brooklyn, Frank McCormick I' earn ap.. with. Eddie Liens. is lay Auld are all umpires in the DpiyrCommissary I. : .: : :::: 9 9 : .23e,26Dbile
Mel OttoGiant.s and I
of Cincinnati .. at the plate a
"If you go 'out there' in poor Phillies. us a good defensive eye player. I ntra-statton circuit. I Work. .. ...;,.... .3 9 .11
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Juno 17, 1943_ JAX AIR NEWS Page Severn



Navy '''Men Swim- By Lieul. Tim Carey WAVES On Station SVctr\ Bond Pcniianl Presented' At Lee




Come From Many

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- t !P r r j Walks Of Life \ : : ", ,,,J'j


;A Majority Are Former : %,, >


Office Workers Brown '
p.w p.

Haired and Single


Enlisted WAVES enter the Navy

from all walks of life and with

varied backgrounds.
i
In an analysis of the WAVES on ,

this Station M occupations are

; represented. Office workers pre-

: dominate, comprising about 57
percent of the enlisted WAVES.

( OACH 'y Professional women, including

school teachers, students and tech-

nicians, account for a little more
than twenty five percent. Telephone 1

operators and manual, work

ers add up to 11 percent

I Ii Many WAVES held highly lu-

crative positions previous to en-

7&t listment. Two were models, one
with John Powers; one was a pro-
fessional dancer at the Roxy

Theatre in New York City; one

\ was a patent searcher; and three

owned their own beauty shops. I

Although the educational requirements I

for enlisted WAVES is
I The playing of the National Anthem closes colorful presentation ceremonies
two years of high school or business of the Commandant's War Bond Honor Pennant to the Public

school, the educational train- Works (Maintenance) department at Lee Field by Commander Charles
of the this Station is
ing girls on G. Shone, commanding officer of the Naval Auxiliary Air Station. The

unusually high. Thirty-seven per- civilian employees received high praise from both Captain S. J.
have had from
cent of the girls
Michael, NAS Commandant, and Comdr. Shone for their meteoric rise
LEdCLING Off CNtSY to six of college train-
cROS3-Ckl T one years from 21th to fourth place In the War "participation drive. WalterL.
ing. Of these 15 percent have
Stripling, leading man In the Public Works Maintenance division,
CR055-CI JEST RESCUCCAKK Fes their bachelor's or master's degrees -
accepted the Pennant on behalf of the workers.
Sixty percent have finished
high school and of these 19 percent
There are tnany rescue method. The method Illustrated here, Cross Cheat I
Carry, Is bade and Is recommended for ocean rencnes. Rescues are relatively I have had business college trainingin Change Of Addresses
easy when. you know how. Now U the time t. learn how to take tare of an addition to the regular high Sailor Beware
Injured, wounded, .uueoniclons aon-.wlmmer" shipmate. school ;
lie to the aid of a shlpmste in trouble before ho reaches the panic state.If course. I Herschel Charles :Moore ACMM, vacated -
h. I* conscious, talk to him (iive directions I and as.are him that you can In height, enlisted WAVES 3408A Dewey Park June 3. His Your ShirtA
take I forwarding address Is Quarters No. Keep
six feet.
stand between five and
1. FKONTAL/'APFROACII/ Tie the besot stroke or over hand ttroVe to 1218-13 Hancock Street, U. S. Naval i
come np to the victim. Surface" approach is adtliible for ocean rescue. Itenrhtroii Seventy percent here are between Air Station Jacksonville. Florida.Daniel Series of Articles Expos
and grasp victim's right wrist with. jour right hand or left to left. Poll five feet three inches and five Joseph Urbanskl. AMM3c. va-
.p. out, and away" spinning victim's back to you. Now reach over hit left feet seven inches inclusive. The cated 3306B on June S. His forwarding Crooked Promoters
honlder and grasp his chin with your left hand. The left elbow is placedagal.at address Is Civil Aeronautics, Majestic ing
his back between the shoulder blades. The lets are whipped up under most frequent height tallied is five Building, Fort Worth Texas.
the victim ready for the powerful sciiiors kicks as soon aa the wrist Is feet four and one half inches, Walter Henry MacLaughlln., Marine Who May Be Operating .
Gunner vacated 3440A Dewey Parkon
gr .ped. which includes about a fifth of
:+. LEVELING OFF Level the victim off on the lurface of the water June 8. His forwarding address Is in Jacksonville
11 by pressing up with the elbow In his back on hi. chin, reaching oat the WAVES. Headquarters SqUadrOni Marine Avia I
for circular sweeps with the right arm, and<< kicking with powerful sensors tion Air Technical
the
'a. kicks. Take three or four strokes to lain speed. then .hlft to carry. Previous to the change in Training Center, Jacksonville.
,.:: 3. TilE CAnny For the carry, draw the victim up close to the left marriage regulation ninety per- William Edward Penny AMM2c. EDITOR'S NOTE. -This is the>
_' houlder. Then slide hand over the victim's left shoulder quickly across the. cent of the WAVES were single, vacated 3207A Dewey Park on June seventh In a series of articles
cheat and hi. left arm pit. The croon over to right tide may be und 1. His forwarding address Is Squadron
grasp
,_in, shifting to un). A.w continue with kicks and arm sweeps. ten percent married. Recently the VPB2-2. U. S. Naval Air Station, Jack- written by the Better Business
.... ", GENERAL MINTS I percentage has changed to fifteen somllle.\ Division of the Jacksonville
t"j ,
v1.. Keep ..leU..'. face oat of water. percent married. Alvin 3807A Arthur Dewey Lltrell Park on AMMlc.June 1.vacated Hisforwarding Chamber of Commerce for the
!! : .J.. Keep victim .level on surface address js VOVCS Squad officers" and enlisted men of this
,," M' S.Use powerful. scUsors kicks (reverse kirk It pear: can.) Seventy three per cent of the ron. U. S. Naval Air Station, Station. Its purpose In' to warn
*r4..19'tls. flat extended arm sweeps. WAVES on this Station have ville. Florida. Jackson-I
11, *' v8,""'Approach t. rear of victim is dtlslble If potifclble. Reach our his left 'brown hair in varying shades. Martin, personnel here against the crooked -
ahoalder for chin and level him off. care'tuI3r: rn Dewey Park sgn June't promoters and racketeersthat
Blonde is the next with
*. I>on't lose momentum. twentytwo
His forwarding address Is c/o Mrs. P. be In Jacksonv'iile.
operating -
7. Stay directly under the victim. Don't get out to the tide. percent. There are not many E. Martin c/o J. Markey 29 Speedwell may
So
read this and sub-
*Jiold with firm grip. New
with red hair-four percent. Blackis Place Morrlstown. ..NJ.secated
------- Y articles and
Schultz sequent carefully
the rarest with one percent. John Frank ,
3709B Dewey Park on June 8. His beware.
The I.t. (jg) Kiersky Was Golf Champ forwarding address Is Pre-Fllght
WAVES from
Runway
come practicallyevery
I I Lt. (jg) Bob Kiersky, of the School Natchltorhes Loulsana. Don't get chesty and swell up
1'NATTC the Texas State state in the Union, and from Billy Moore Shelton. AMic vacated when a feminine voice courteously
Continued from page, sit: won Hawaii. New York leads with 3408B Dewey Park on June 9. His
!i Amateur public links title two is c/o Mrs. B. M. tells you over the telephone, or
condition probablywon't five and and
physical you thirty Pennsylvania ;ln'rrg otherwise that the has
Tenn. "press"
I in a row. He was champ at
come back, "he said. "Know- :. years in Florida are tied with thirty each. Donald Denton Windsor, AMM2c vacated asked for your picture. If by the
Galveston in 1940 and 1941 at
ing how to swim, how to navigate I 3419A. Dewey Park on June 1. "press think is meant
you some
Houston. His Is T-4 Division,
anti works is of
how radio
J.orJlln1.1d
your U. Station Jacksonville, bona fide newspaper or news-gath-
vital importance when you're out Florida. ering service, have another
you
there scrapping with the Japs. Close Games Feature Intra ; Two Lee Field Clement Mitchell Mather, junGI.. guess coming. It isn't.
And to be in top physi-I I vacated 3417B Dewey Park on
you've got
His forwarding address Is U. S. Naval
Softball The
Station Loop "press" appeal Is Just a"comeon"
cal condition to stand the gaff : Air Station, Hatboro Pennsylvania
because the going is tough." Fliers Decorated Guy Clifton Sexton, ACMM. vacated I used by a certain few
Continued From Page Six 1345B NAS Housing Project on June 4. photographers to trick people into
and loss of the ball. / His forwarding address Is U. S. Naval getting their pictures taken. These

WING TIPS . It's a courage : In another humdinger, Naval And Lieut. Air Gerald Station Wesley Glenvlew Umble, Illinois., ACM' vacated photographers take unto them-

out pitcher who will 'venture to toe Hospital edged out Intelligence in Capt. Phillips 1430A NAS Housing Project on June 7. selves an Impressive title or name

the mound for the Photo lab softball a slugfest, 11 to 10 The Hospital (fig| ) Wesolowski Get Dis- His Station forwarding Alameda address California Is U. S. Naval which when mumbled over the tele-

team those day*. Rumor had club manufactured the decidingrun Alta John Page Y2c, vacated 1433A phone will make you believe some
CrossesIn
it that all pitchers for the hapless In the last inning on singlesby Tinguished Flying NAS Housing Project on June 2. Hisforwarding publication or publisher's representative

American League t.am had been Shortridge, Alpen, and Galli- CeremonyFor School Miami address Florida.ic Sub-Chaser really wants your picture.

permanently relegated to the gan. Clayton Everett Overholtz. AMMlc. Naturally, you're complimented,
showers because of the team's Pointek: It SupermanA extraordinary heroism in vacated 1214B NAS Housing Project on even chesty about it. Appeals to

record of 12 defeat without a & R continued along its win- I aerial combat over the Solomon Naval June 4.Training His forwarding School, 1901 address Wlnona Is one's vanity have always been an

victory Still Lt (Jg) Joe Hay, ning ways in the N. I*, greasingthe Islands, one Navy and one Marineace Avenue, Burbank, California. effective approach to those who
athletic officer at the VM hangar. skids under Storekeepers. 10 were presented Distinguished Paul Edward Dirks Y2c. vacated can't otherwise be sold.
to 1. Stan Pointek ace A & R Crosses 1210B NAS Housing Project on June 2.
Operations and the Lab. decidedto Flying yesterday by Com- His forwarding address is McAllister Soon after your picture has-been
lend his smoking fast ball to twirler, didn't know his own mander Charles G. Shone, com- Barracks, Room 1008. Miami Florida. taken for the "press", you can expect -

the cause. Except for a strength at bat and cannonaded a manding officer of the Naval Auxiliary Alfred Wlllamy Whlttaker, Phm2c. to be high-pressured to buy
home run, double and two singlesto Air Station at Lee Field. vacated 1336A NAS Housing Projecton
have
of
dropped fly ball he might June 9. His forwarding address l Is pictures yourself-which was
hurled the cameramen to their assure victory. 0 & G's up and The two veterans of 10th Construction Battalllon, CampPeary the object of the scheme. When

first win Instead his keenest coming diamondballers bashed In numerous Pacific young air battles, Cap VI lam urfM Virginia.Charlie you get a call for a "press" photo-
\ and wife,
Main 12 to 4, and Dwyer
pitching rival in the league Lieut Dispensary graph, make the charming voice
I tain Hyde Phillips, 28, USMCR of Isabel Marie Dwyer, now occupy 1214B
Paul GallicjAi, of the Naval Hospital Docks-Ferries felled VOVCS, 4 New Rochelle, N. Y., and Lieut. NAS Housing Project.Clarence prove what it tries to imply. If itwon't
'walked off the field with a to Russell Taft, CSK and wife or can't, end the
conversation -
2.Marine (jg) John M. Wesolowski, 24,
3408A
... Guard's collective feet Ora Lee Tart, now occupy
6 to 4 decisteThe USNR, of Detroit, Michigan, Dewey Park. by telling the "come-on"
slipped this week and the result leaped a deadly harvest of Jap- Robert Milton Clendenln ACMM and artist you've read this warning and
was two defeats in the A. L. rec- wife, Marlon Lorraine Cl ndt'nln. and suggest that she do likewise.
aircraft while in
enese operating
son Robert Christopher Clendenln
"Colons!. Camp Blanding's ord books. Personnel trampledover
the Solomon area. Nine Jap now Park. Most photographers of
occupy course
,
;tee
baseball team Marine outfit 16 to 3
outstanding service the ;
Lee Irvin AM3o. and wife don't
including two zero fighters, approve of or employ such
baseball Naval Hospitalto planes Maude Ethel and daughter
will be absent from the and Gough paced Tlnsley.
two dive bombers and five twin- trickery. They like the
,
scene Membersof 5-to-2 triumph over the Martha Helen Tlnsl y. now occupy public,
for several weeks.
a engined bomljers, plunged to destruction 3306B Dewey Park. suffer from it. ,The best way to
the team are on maneuvers. Leathernecks. before their blazing machine William James Sullivan TSgt., and
Corporal Vito Tamulis, the Drew Ship's Company, which was on wife. Rowlee Gertrude Sullivan, now stop it is to make it unprofitableby .

Field Signal Corps pitcher, has the rebound after losing its first guns. occupy Ji-nry 3440A Wilson Dewey Fanning.Pork.AMM2c, and saying "No".

won six games and lost only one game of the season recently, came Capt. Phillips is a son of Mrs. vTlfe, Doris Virginia I Fanning, son, It will always pay you to "IN
He has struck out 68 men In 69 back and subdued Boathouse, 6 to Coles Phillips of 2 Beekman Place, Henry Wilson Fanning daughter. VESTIGATE BEFORE
ball. New York and Lieutenant Pearl Elizabeth now occupy YOU INVEST' -
Innings. In addition the ex-Yankee 2, as Marr pitched steady City, 3207A Park. .
I is pasting the ball at a .341 clip. Rejuvenated Ship's Store Ashore Wesolowski is a son of Mr. and Theodore George Dewey Czech, CSp., and and to "Read Before You

aggregation cracked Naval Hospital Mrs. Edward H. Wesolowski of wife, Eleanor Marie Czech, now occupy Sign, and Keep A Cop ". '

."Shots" Demkowski, A and R 0 to 2, as Hanbury poked out 13253 Ardmore Street, Detroit 3417B Dewey Park.
Routheau
Walter Allen AOmlc. and
basketball and softball star is tak'I''I two timely hits; and Jhe SSA club The Detroit ace had previously wife, Sins Jean Routheau, now occupy NAS HowMng Henson'
ijig a special two weeks went extra Innings to Up over received a temporary citation from 1343B NAS Housing Project. Morris Benjamin AM3c, ahd
study in New Jersey. Boots Personnel, 5 to 1. Buck Carter Admiral Chester Nlmitz while at Everett Leon Purrington, ARM2c and I hit wife June Maybelle, now occupy
wife, Eva Lois Purrington now occupy .3TOOB pewey Park ,
Pbffenberger, the 228 pound Ma- lambasted a home run in the 7th Guadalcanal. Both men, who won 1210Q NAS Housing Project. ;Joseph William Winters BM2c and

rine Private, who hurled for the to knot the count up for Ship's their wings at the Naval. Air Sta- Bruce Rountree ACRM, and wife, wife Alberta Levonla Winters and .
Store Ashore and In the 10th they tion, Miami, Fla., are now servingas Edith Imogene Rountree. and sister, daughter Beverly Winter now occupy -
Parris Island, S. C., Marines at the won with a barrage of four runs. combat instructors at Lee Field. Margie Jennings Rountree, now occupy 1433A NAS Housing project,
Jacksonville baseball park last Lab 3422A Dewey Park. Raymond Jack Henderson. AMMlc.
Photo was con-
I The tallend I Floyd "J" Red er, Phm2e, and wife and wife Connie Marie Henderson
Sunday, has lost eight pounds sistent, anyway, and absorbed Its used the Cameramen as a punchingbag Nancy Elizabeth Redlger, and con, John; now occupy HUD NAS Housing Pro'f"iO'I" -

since entering the service. I 12th straight defeat VM Hangar this time with a 3 to 0 verdict. Thomas Kedlger, now occupy 1336A jec .i l

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I Pago Eight JAX AIR NEWS June 17, 1943 ::



Fighter Pilots Call Lieut Comdr. Thach "TheNaw's lieuI'. Stallings Nouvelles deLaFrance'' I


IL t Combattantc t tI
WAVES DirectorOn
A Weekly Column Conducted 1
I Chennault"Use His Tactics In Combat I Ry Lt. (jg) John Ashmore

NAOTC Staff Edifice 39 'Phone 8601 W.J


(Editor's Note-The following Complainte Pour L'Orgue de
about Lieut. Comdr. John s
story Smith Thach, gunnery officer on I Senior Women's Reserve La Nouvelle Bar bane

the staff of Bear Admiral A. II. Officer Here Gets One Of Louis AragonEn
Cook, chief of NAOT. appearedIn ; 's: R j ces jours de passage entre
., the June 11th edition of Time i i Only 4 Such Positions In deux mondes, la France voit eclore ;
une generation de po&tes. Sa '
l magazine.) BuAer I poSsle n'est pas pour elle un refuge .

; A handful of top-flight naval un moyen d'oublter. Non. Ella Pest '.

aviators In a Navy building pro. Lieutenant (Jg) Edith L. Stall ....__ une jeunesse "J .
jection room In Washington last Ings, Senior WAVE officer servo f't qui commence a .
week Intently watched the latest ing in a liaison capacity with "'" germertuneAnnonclatlon. t. .
Walt Disney film. It was no I NAOTC, this Station, and WAVES ,. Re .
Donald Duck comedy they were % officers has been appointed cemment, une r..,
It watching, but the newest training t; <.@ 4 4 Women's Reserve Director for vingtaine 1 de ,,
film for Navy fighter pilots. It NAOTC. po mes de Louis I

J was also another achievement fora I This is one of four such positions Aragon ont pu :;.,
veteran airman whom Navy in BuAer each of the Naval etre sortis de '

flyers recognize as their best fight Air Training Commands having a a France 113 >','
er tactician. I v 0. i ir Women's Director. Her duties will : avaient &t& con.f .
Lieut. Commander John Smith be to have knowledge of and advise damn s par les .
Thach whose rich voice came from the chief of NAOT. Rear Allemands. Us
the sound track, has busied himself Admiral A. B, Cook on matters of fUrent publics a
with air tactics since the early WAVES policies, and on the super lieut. Aihmore Londres. Nous y
I 30's, with a combination of studious _ \ t ...aro. vision, housing, health disciplineand reproduisons Icl 1'un des "chants"lea ..
analysis and flying virtuosity welfare of enlisted personnel. plus polgnants d'un patriots .
rarely found in flying pilots. Re. ; \ Lieut. Stallings has already que 1'ecrivain Anglais Cyril Con

suit of this preoccupation aloft \\i. S visited Miami, Fort Lauderdale, nolly appelle: "Le Poete des Nations
and on the ground is that today Melbourne Vero Beach, Banana'I Unies".
Navy fighters call Thach "The 'I River, DeLand, Sanford and Lake I
Navy Chennault" and universally: City in the interests of the Ceux qu'arreterent les barrages "

use his tactics. They know they } l WAVES. While there are only Sont revenus en plein Midi, ;
\ .
are good; Thach himself proved f 4 two groups of WAVES organized Moots de fatigue et fous de rage +
them in battle.Arkansasborn. within NAOTC at the present Sont revenus en plein Midi flo.'
John Tliach entered time-one at Jacksonville and one Les femmes pUaient sous leur ,-
Annapolis (in 1923)) with at Miami-others are anticipatedin charge
the fixed conviction that a hand- \ a the future.Lieutenant. Les hommes semblalent des .
}
ful of sea water was blue emerged ( Stallings has travel maudits, f.
four years later with a burnIng | led widely throughout the United Les femmes plialent sous leur
urge te fly with the Navy Lt. Comdr. John 5, Thach States and Europe, having made charge \
speedily gratified. Once bew ing- !I. her home in nine states. For the Et pleurant les Jouets perdus,

ed, he became a crack aerial | past ten years she has been on Leurs enfants ouvraient des
marksman. squadron in the order he thought the Navy's famed divebomberGus the Dean's staff of the Universityof larges fEt
yeux
they would be killed, found his I I Whelm St. I
like I ) Alabama where she was also pleurant leurs Jouets perdus.
With other youngsters
Lieut. Commander "Jimmy" Flat- :predictions, based on tactical skill, Thach's chances of seeing action director of Colonial Hall, college Les enfants voyaient sans com
generally correct.) again are excellent. He 'I 200 r
I may even dormitory housing co-eds. prendre t
ley (who was formerly secretary of But by now the word has gone get a chance to prove his theoryof During that time, she conducted La mitrailleuse au carrefour.

the Jacksonville station in),deflection he shout. around the Navy that, 'at 58, how the Jap can be beaten: private tours to Europe every sum La grande epicene en cendres. ;..
ed for more training i Jimmy Thach bas had enoughof "With a couple of dozen air-craft mer. She was in Vienna in 1934 La mitrailleuse au carrefour.
shooting-i.e., "leading the enemy I the beach for a while. lie carriers and supporting task- when Chancellor Dollfuss was killed Les soldats parlaient a volx
plane, as a hunter fires ahead of I wants to get out to battle-, update force units, and with enough Ma- and in Spain when the Spanish basse,
duck to intercept his
a speeding" I tactics once again becausehe rines to carry out landings I'm War broke out. In addition to Un colonel dans une cour
From it was a
short course. to tactics-the gunnery scienceof I thinks that in battle experience convinced we can cut a path her many tours she lived in England Les soldats parlant a voix basse,
step counts for more than across the Pacific right to from June 1935: to September Comptaient lours blesses et
placing and maneuvering planesto jouth. (Flatley Is 56, O'llare 28, Japan. And make it stick." 1936. leurs morts.A .
do the most damage to the
-' e' ecole dans classe '
=:! une ,

enemy.The By constant Two-Plane experiment Section and discussion Billy Reed Named Director Of Mayport Welcomes New Comptaient leurs morts.leurs bless et

(often by long and argument I Recreation Officer Leurs promises que diront
!ve letters), Thach. Flatleyand elles?
other young airmen finally I Victory Smoker; Show TonightAn Lieutenant L C. Woodbury, Oh mon ami, oh mon remorda;;

agreed that the oldfashionedthreeplane I USNR. formerly of West Medford Leurs promises que diront eyes
u. ""
"V" section was out enlisted man who produced and Boston, Mass., who for 10 Us dorment avec leurs photosLe '
dated. Their substitute: a two. the Copacobana revues in New Field at 1930. The Boston months has been morale officer at del survit aux hlrondelles.
Swing Ils dorment leurs
avec photos
plane section which was nimbler, York, danced in Warner Brothers Quartet, four hot Harlemites from the Charleston, S. C., Section Base, Sur les brancards de toile blse.
deadlier. pictures and who was associated Jacksonville has been assigned to duty as welfare -
return by popular re On les enterrera tantdt
Not until last year when he was with Bob Hope, Eddie Cantor, Wal and recreation officer at the
quest. Bette Davis, an attractive Sur les brancards de toile bise
37-and senile by R.A.F and U ,
Winchell and Al Jolson in radio Mayport, Fla.. section base.
civil service employe on the Sta- On emporte des Jeunes !
t
S. fighter-pilot standardsdid gens
Army work, is the new director of the; Lieutenant Woodbury was com ,
tion, will sing several numbers. Le ventre et la grise
,
"Jimmy" Thach have a chanceto Victory Smokers.He missioned a lieutenant, Junior rouge peau
his At the Battle Another highlight is the appear- On emporte des Jeunes gens. r
prove point. in the
is Y2c Billy Reed. grade, naval reserve on May .
ance of little Gloria
Monies of
of Bougainville his Fighter Squad. However, staging the Smokersis 12, 1942. and was promoted to :
Jacksonville, a singing drum majorette Un passant qul soudaln les vlt,
ron Three rose from the Lexington I
lieutenant March
nothing new for Reed as he 1, 1943.
A boot program and music Sauvagement tit de leurs .:
against 20 Jap planes, knocked
aided in organizing the Thursday Prior to entering the service, -
by Buddy Balbo and his Blue-
down 19, lost none. (FighterThree's Lieutenant plalntea \
for
five
Woodbury
entertainment was
night programs jackets adds to the entertainment. Un passant qul soudaln les vit
"Butch" O'Hare got five
when they were inaugurated on A "Surprise Contest" will be years in charge of boys' activitiesof II etalt noir les mines. '
in siX minutes.) Thus the two- comme ; I
the Station. The veteran showman the East Boston Social Centers, .
staged the finale of the la vie.
plane section was proved. as grand II etait noir comme
and had been teacher and coachat "
The Four-PUne Division replaces Chaplain Henry Rotrlge Smoker tonight but its strictly a II talt noir comme les mines, :,
Flatley's progression from this who was detached for sea duty, military secret and details cannotbe schools in Stonington, Me., Ce geant qul rentrait chez lul; : .: )
Westford Mass. and Stratford
,
as director of the Smokers. .'
divulged. However Reed Sallaumines. :
of six i gave A Meticourt ou
was to a division planes; Conn. .
Although Reed assumed direc- an inkling by revealing "someonein Ce rentrait chez lui '
Thach for four. geant qui :
argued Midway 4
He is a graduate of Boston Uni-
tion of the Smoker at a late date,
the audience is winS Leur cria "Nous tant
going to on
: pis
settled the argument In Thach'sfavor. -1i;
versity and did graduate work at
he has come up with a lively show $ in rentre" .
Escorting a torpedo squadron tonight to be presented at Mason war stamps. I New York University. ;
Jimmy Thach led a six-plane Reed plans to make the Smokers "SI c'est les obus ou la plule.
from the Yorktown. More than 20 which are under the supervision of Leur cria: "nous tant pis, on ;

Zeros swarmed down, nailed two of Commander E. W. Mahan Welfare rentre" .

his six, but the other four, flyingin Chaplain Rotrige and Recreation Officer, bigger and Navy BirthsAt. "Mieux vaut cent fois chez sol ;,
the unbroken formation that | better than ever before. He an- crever" r
modern battle demands picked off nounced organization of a Smoker St. Vincenl's Hospital, Jacksonville "D'une ou deux balles dans 1*
three Zeros and fought through. Leaves Station | staff, as follows: : ventre."
'(Fighting Three's record in that Advisory committee: Captain It. Machinist Mat and Mrs Warren '
W. Shrum Lieut. Comdr. Lawrence Kdward Geoff rlan. a daughter Eh bien, nous revenons icl 1
battle: 70 Jap "probables" against Tuesday June 8.
seven lost.) For Duty At SeaNo Haskell, Lieut. Glenn E. Mann, Coxswain and Mrs Robert( Rttllnfr- Avec nos enfants et nos femmes,
That day for the first time. Lieut A, K. Mills, Jr., and Lieut ton, a son, Judge Robert, Tuesday, Pas besoin de dire mercl.
.
John June 8.Petty Avec leurs enfants et leurs
Fighting Three proved another (jg) Patrick. Officer and Mrs. Kenneth
tactic of its leader: The Thach Successor Named To Production: Chief George S. I Vriesen a son, David Kenneth femmes;
weave, a protective maneuver (secret Quimby, Sic Hal Abbot, SpC3c AI I Tu. :1r.o June 8. Saints Christophes de grand

) based on the four-plane di Date For Well Known Okulski, SpClc Frank Marstellerand shall iann.Radioman a son, Marshall and Mrs Laird Mar, chemin ....
vision. And Thach got handsome Chuck Kuebler USMC. Music: Tuesday June 8. Sont partis du c6t des flam- W'
recognition: his second Navy Cros.sfor Catholic ChaplainSmooth Buddy Balbo Lighting: EM2c R Carpenter's Mate and Mrs Lewis mes.
M. Rhoton A. Wells a son, Lewis Allan jr., Saints Christophes de grand
( valor in battle) and the Distinguished and EM2c J. N. Rob- Wednesday, June *.
Service Medal (for lea- sailing, Lieut Henry erts. Publicity: S2c Bernard Kahn. Lieut Off) and Mrs. Norman chemin
dership, pilot-training and the development Rotrige! Exploitation: AMM3c Robert Fees. Kleins a daughter Nancy Jean, Les Grants qul se protil rent
of combat tactics. i The senior Catholic Chaplain at Talent Scouts: Y3c J. H. Hanson, Wednesday Aviation June Machinist's,. Mate and Sans meme un baton dans 1*

Today the "Thach Weave" and NATTC received orders for sea AMM3c Ted Mance and Carl Ab Mrs. Edward W. Happlck a diunh- main.
the four-plane section are standard duty and he left here Monday with bott. ter, Barbara Ann Wednesday Les G ants qui se profil rent

and regarded by the Navy as the well wishes of his many sSfr >m r June Lieut.,. (ig) and Mrs Gilbert C. Sur le del blanc de la col re.

the ideal use of the fire power and friends accompanying him. Lt. Col. Kerr IS-FUrht Maxwell a daughter Susan Thurs ai

ruggedness of its Grumman Wildcats The tall, popular Chaplain has Brigade Executive Officer day June 10Metalsmlth. WAAC.'WAVE1. Which?
against the nimble but de- been on duty at the Air Station I Conklln and Mrs. Edward f
a son. Wayne Murray Fri
structible Zero. When the Navy since June 25, 1942. and at the NAS, PENSACOLA, Fla.=LtCol. dar.'o.r'lll'pprentlc Ills wife was a WAVE and he
got a newer fighter-the Vought Training Center since the estab- and Mrs. R. waved at WAAC.
a
.
Robert H. Kerr, USMCR, this E.
Robinson a son, Ricky Eugene,
Corsair-it found weaving good lishment of a separate command week assumed the duties of Execu- 1'rlday June 11. The WAAC was in front but his
for it, too. Said one Marine piloton there some months ago. tive Officer of the Flight Brigadein Aviation Metalsmltb and Mrs. Hill WAVE was in back.
Guadalcanal: "We knock them Captain Rotrige was active. In addition to his present duties as Itaynes a daughter, Linda Carol. Instead of a wave from the WAAC
Friday, June 11,
Thach Weave. civic affairs in Jacksonville.On .
off with the
Disciplinary and :Military Assist- Lieut. (Jg) and Mrs John W. Cav- it is said.
The Beach the Station he was in chargeof anaugh, a son. John William. Jr.. What he got was a whack from
After Midway the Navy brought the Victory Smoker.A ant.Lt Saturday,Technician the WAVE he had wed. '
:Jimmy Thach home, set him downto graduate of the Navy Chaplain's John E. Palmer. USNR has Radio and Mrs. John -Quoted From The Norfolks "
It. Richardson son John Randolph -
been named Welfare Officer of the a
of re-writing fighter tactics School at Norfolk, Va., "
a Job jr., Saturday June It. Rec. Sta. Bulletin, in. "AHOY,
teaching gunnery and tacticsat Lieut. Rotrige was ordained to the Flight Brigade. Storekeeper and Mrs. JUrlow 8. Charleston, S. C.
Jacksonville, planning a dozen priesthood after completing his mimmmmft\. l June Smith U.a son Gary llarlow, Sunday, IB-"" a ii I
training films. Good-natured Jim- studies at Kendrick Seminary, St. Word To The Wise Warra'nt Officer and Mrs. Thomas _
my Thach went at it earnestly, Louis, Mo. When a flare is dropped duringa Aklns I a son, George :Stuart: Sun The battleship-can deliver the 48.
flying, shooting, lee firing and jot- To date no successor has been night attack, stop where you are da '. June 11. hardest blow and take more pun. wr,
and Mrs. Carl J
Officer
ting down notes in his little black named to replace Chaplain and remain motionless until it has Carter Petty a son, 1'hllllp Marshall Sunday ishment than any other type of
book (where once he listed his Rotrige. burned out. June IS. ship.

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