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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: July 15, 1943
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VOL. 1, No. 16 U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA July 15, 1943



Meet Our Heroes-Lt. (jg) Peters: Fighting French Detached Commissary


PBY Instructor Learned

/ Unit Observes Officer Here

Hard Way--Flying in Action


Bastille Day Going To Sea
(Editor's Note This is one of his plane out of Darwin in order
U series of stories describing the that he might arrive at Timor at
battle exploits officers aboard dusk, the Japanese having heavy till 1
this and outlying Stations who fighter strength in that particular Capt. Gayral Chief Of Capt. J. M. Bregar, Food l

have won decorations.) area, which he wished to avoid Forces In U. S., Honor Chief Of Station Since
it possible. A landing was effect- _

By Lt. (Jg) Stanley Culp r Guest For CeremoniesBy 1940, Succeeded By Lieut.
O'Keefe
Lt. (Jg) Charles 0 Peters, 25- Steve Kalaglan, Y2c

year-old instructor In a PBY unit In brief but Inspiring ceremonies Captain J. M. SC-V
at the Station, and holder of the iI echoed by Free Frenchmen Bregar, .
:Air Medal for distinguished actionin throughout the world, members of (G), USNR, commissary officer
the Southwest Pacific, Is firmly the Fighting French detachment and officer-in-charge of
confident that his experiences as I on the Station celebrated the birthof the Student Officers' Mess
second and third in of : $ 1
pilot one French Independence
yesterday aboard this Station since November
the big ships hare provided know- T morning in front of the Adminis-
ledge which now enables him to tration Building. 1940, has been de

better pass on valuable lessons to Headed by Captain John George tached and expects to leave
officer students In the last stagesof l for
Gayral, commander-in-chief of all shortly duty "outside the
training Fighting French Naval Forces In .r
"I learned a lot about different the United States, who came from Capt. J. M. BregarSupplementary continental limits of the
"
things connected with handling of Washington. Frenchmen training United States, the Navy announced

PBY's, flying as second and third here to-take their place with the today.A .
pilot, and I believe got the viewpoint United Nations' armies of libera- Gas veteran of four years over..

of a student, thus better" pre- tion, paused long enough to com- seas service as a regular Navy
paring me to instruct them, says memorate the Bastille day the officer in the last war and a

Lieut. Peters. day more than 150 years ago-when Allowed Only For prominent real estate broker in
It Is net always the combat pi the stirring words, "Liberty, equal civilian life, Captain Bregar's term
lots, members of bomber squadronsor ity and fraternity" were born out of duty here dates from only a
the men who fly torpedo planes of the blood of Frenchmen who Occupational Use few weeks after the commissioning
that get the chance to perform valorous believed In freedom. of the Station.He .

action somewhat out of the Assisting Captain Cayral in ob- has played an important partin
line of duty. The PBY's have per- servance of this great day in Comdr. Gage ExplainsNo the growth of this huge Naval
formed in miraculous fashion dur- French history was Lieut. Com- establishment from only 15 officers *
ing the present conflict, and it was Lt. (Jg) Peters mander Henri de Levis-Mirepoix, extra Gas GrantedFor and 50 men, with one paved

for his magnificent handling of one tion hop. Eighteen soldiers, included commanding officer of the French Vacation Or Leave road, Into one of the three largest
of the big planes that Lieut. Peters supplies to a beleaguered garrison Naval Aviation detachment here. Naval Air Stations in the world.
won the Air Medal. and the evacuation of eight High American Naval officialsled Of all the words I've heard a* Some Idea of the size of the task

Lieut. Peters was cited for seriously wounded men who other- by Rear Admiral A. B. Cook, boy and man, he now relinquishes can be gained
meritorious achievement and wise might have perished." chief of NAOT, and Captain Stan- Saddest are these: There's a from the fact that his department
heroic conduct as first pilot Knowing the exact location of ley J. Michael, Station commandant a gasoline ban! served more than 5,750,000 mealsto

of a patrol plane on a hazardous their mission, Lieut. Peters piloteded welcomed Captain Gayral. personnel here, at Lee and Cecil
round-trip flight from Darwin, supplies taken ashore, and the With Admiral Cook and Captain Shakespeare may not have saidit Fields and at the Naval Air Gun.
:Australia, to Beet, Island of Timor eight wounded men put aboard the Michael were Commander Ronald exactly that way and Com- ners school during the past quar
on afternoon and night plane. D. Higgins commanding officer of mander Fred H. Gage, USNRret ter.
Of May 24, 1942. Then came the most difficult the NATTCenter, and Commander ( ), is too busy to say much Lieut. O'Keefe Successor

"In an undefended, comparatively part of the expedition Heavily Edward E. Dolecek, commanding about anything, but the mournful Designated
slow flying boat, he effected a loaded, the plane was forced to officer of the Naval Air Gunners refrain above just about sums up as Captain Bregar'isuccessor
precarious landing in the open sea take off from a choppy sea, but School.As the gas situation: in the Yard De- is Lieutenant II. G.
O'Keefe SC-V
at dusk and took off at night In successfully: completed the perilous the French colors were hoisted partment. (S), USNR thecaptain's
senior
assistant for
the midst of threatening swells, undertaking and returned to on the mast at the north end Discussing gasoline rationing, a
with a heavily loaded airplane. His Darwin safely of the administration building, the Comdr. Gage took time out to de- number of months Lieut. O'Keefe,
superb skill and courageous cooperation Lieut. Peters has a commendation Commandant's Band broke forth clare there is no supplementarygas a has former manager of large hotels,
with his commander for an undertaking which was with stirring musical symbols of ration available for any driv- already begun his new duties.
Both in the Navy and In civilian
made possible the accomplishment almost equally as perilous, if not I freedom, the French "La MarseUi ing except for strictly occupational
I life
Captain Bregar has had interesting
, of a perilous mission which result- more so. This also was an evacua- i les" and "The Star Spangled Ban- purposes. an
I "No supplementary is being career. He was born in
ed In the delivery of urgently need- ConUnutd On Page Two ner. gas
I Bastille Day is similar to our allowed for driving on leave, va West Newton, Pa., and receivedhis
Fourth of July. It cation or even emergencies the early education there.
was on July
I Confidentially It Navy Radio ProgramsThe I! 14, 1789, that French soldiers and Yard Department Officer said, As a civil service employe in
civilians stormed the Royal Prison, unless, in the latter case there is Washington before he received hisensign's
following radio
programs the Bastille, released all its polit- no other way of transportation to commission in June, 1917,
will be broadcast Jacksonville
by Captain served confidential -
To Slink In the destination point. Bregar as
Pays stations from the Naval Air ical prisoners, and then burned secretary to Admiral W. S.
this symbol of autocratic tyranny Supplementary gasoline should
I Station: not be used for Benson. first Chief of Naval Op
to the ground. That day is con- any purpose except
Shark Wafers i Friday WJAX (2100-2130)) sidered the birthday of the French occupational driving he reiterated. erations.
Naval Air Technical Training Republic. No. 6 Tickets Good July 22 Once Iloosevelt't StenographerLater

Center auditorium, "N a v y Following the ceremony yester- The number six: tickets in gaso- he was stenographer for a
Do you have "B. O. are you Wings." day morning Fighting French of- line ration books are good begin- short time to Franklin D. Roosevelt

offensive at parties, have you Saturday WMBR (2000- ficers and French bluejackets pass- I ning July 22 when the President was Assistant
dish-pan hands or bad breath? 2030) Natal Air Technical Train ed in review before Captain Gayral The expiration date of all gasoline Secretary of the Navy un
will need thellavy's
Then perhaps you not ing Center auditorium, "Swing and the American Naval officials rationing. is printed on each der Secretary Josephus Daniels.
; newest invention, a "shark- book Comdr.
With the Navy. \ Gage pointed out as
repellent", that makes a sailor so Tuesday1 (2100-2130) \ a helpful reminder to automobile While supply officer at the Naval
repulsive even a shark won't bite Naval Air Technical Training Fire Alarm! owners Air Station at Pauillac, France,
he served with lieutenant
a
,
him.The Center auditorium, "Wings OverAmerica" "B" books up to 32 units are young
that culminatedIn All hands who later as Captain Charles P.
experiments with the Command are reminded of the good for four months and "C"
the discovery of this odoriferous ant's Band. fact that General Fire Alarm. will books are good for three months Mason became the first Command'ant
weapon were conducted at Woods Wednesday WPDQ (1705- consist of 10 straight blasts on the regardless of the number of units. of the Jacksonville Naval Air
Hole on Cape Cod Mass Actual 1730) All Saints Chapel, "Navy Station whistle. The General Comdr. Gage said motorists Station and only recently as a
on sharks reputed to have the Vespers." Alarm may be sounded at any should notify their ration boards Continued On Pace! Two

nasty tempers at Guayaquil .... time, either before the usual box within three days after they ,
r, Ecuador, proved that the alarm or after the sounding of the change their home address or their
Smoker
carnivorous tribe would spurn the American Ingenuity box alarm and before secure place of employment. Tonight's
most tidbit If this repellent-
tasty
"repellent" was sprinkled near it. Pays Off Under Fire Features Dancers

regular Three food identical of sharks fish, were baits,used the The men on the battle frontsare "Boys Were Carrying On Like Men" And Yvone MorayThe

constantly giving examples of
A small '
In the experiments. American ingenuity under fire Excerpt from one of the last letters to his wife written by Rear
amount of the "shark-repellent" which we would do well to emulate Admiral Norman Scott, killed in action off Guadalcanal on the night Victory Smoker to be unfurled -.
was placed near one of these baits. back home on the production line. November IS, 194. Admiral Scott was posthumously awardedthe at Mason Field tonight at

In each of 26 tests, this bait, whichIs For example, a Marine on Guadalcanal Congressional Medal of Honor. 1930 offers a trio of talented entertainers .
was credited with killing from the Showboat in ,
believed to be far attractive
more -
30 of the enemy In a single afternoon "Not so long ago I visited a hospital ship where a number of our Jacksonville as the featured '
to sharks than a man, was using chicken as his Jap wounded Bluejackets and Marines were being cared for The ship was events.
left untouched, whereas other anchored in a port a long way from home. Returning by popular requestare
baits not near the "sharkrepellent" bait.This Marine caught a wild "These words are intended as a tribute to the wounded I visited and Roberts and White, dancers p
taken. chicken tied it to a stake on a for the information of the families with men in the Navy. I know and Yvone Moray, dynamic little '.Ij
were Invariably small knoll and then concealed that some of them were considered boys by their families, but all I midget all of the Showboat cast. ;
The composition of the substance himself in the brush. The cacklingof saw were carrying on like men. Director Billy Reed Y2c, has announced .. j j

is a closely guarded secret.It the chicken attracted the Japs' "It has never been my privilege to have been received In the Navyor a full bill of fare for this .r.'
Is easily and cheaply obtained attention and as they approachedthe any place else, for that matter-with such quiet friendliness and evening's outdoors program. .
them Even those who the moment In would Supporting the Showboat trio in
future all knoll, the sniper picked courtesy. were at pain grind j
and in the near
very out, 'I'll be all right!' major roles are Peewee Oskee "i'
Naval personnel who operate in off.After each killing, the Marine "Not once during the entire visit was I answered with a grumbleor Frank Shannon, Al Okulski, and
.ark Infested waters will be arm- would drag the victim into the I a bellyache of a whine, but invariably, with a grin or at least an Shirley Robinson, musical and
with the new "shark defense." brush and await the next. Then attempt at one. Sometimes the answer would be low, and I would comic specialists.

all the needs Is a he topped off his performance by lean well over to make the conversation easier going. It might takea Buddy Balboa and his orchestra
Navy
Now broiling the chicken for dinner. few seconds, and then I would hear, 'I'm going pretty well, thank will furnish the music for the
protection for its men against All of which proves that, unlike you sir.' One like that and your heart goes right out to him. Smoker and the main action will I,

"loan-sharks," some wags have your cake, you can have your "It Is a custom in the Navy to remove one's cap In the sick bay. be produced by boxers from tho

:s' commented. chicken and eat It too. Mine will always be off to those men" Bootcamp. I f




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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS July 15, 1943




Commissary Deadline, Aug.II! 10 For. Insurance Wins Citation Navy Relief And f



.... Officer Here Without- Medical'I Examination. Red Cross Agree ,


Less than 0 one month remains; to applyfor the'' date of death of the Insured, -

Going To Sea ( National Service Life Insurance before payment by the National Service On Relationship

Life Insurance Company is made ,
it will be necessary to take II physical monthly at the rate of $55.10 for

.' Capt. J, M. Bregar, Food I examination to qualify for such a policy. 20 years, said Lieut. Morris. "This Plan To Co-Ordinate Ef

Chief Of Station Since '40, I After Aug. 10 only new recruits, excess amounts payment to 913,224.represents The Interest$3,224 forts For Benefit Of Naval

with less than 120 days in service PersonnelThe
credited to the unpaid balance.
Succeeded By Lt. O'Keefe may take out this Insurance with "If the beneficiary is over 30 at : .
Relief and
Navy Society tho
out examination. "This waiver is the time of the Insured's death, ...
< Red Cross have been pledged to
Continued trom Page One made possible by the Navy department payment is made in installments 9w
co-ordinate their efforts ot
Rear Admiral was decorated for in the belief that Navy men according to the beneficiaries age I benefitall
action in the present war as skip- Naval personnel, It was pointed -
everywhere wish to provide maxi- at time of such death. Regardlessof
:per of the Aircraft Carrier Hornet. ''I mum security for their wives, children how long the beneficiary lives :- out today in a statement cited
the Red Cross field director'soffice
As a supply officer in England by
or parents, said Lieut. J. P. after payment begins, this monthly R
I \ aboard this Station
France, Italy and Dalmatia, Captain Morris, station insurance officer. Income Is guaranteed; for at
Admiral J. O. Richardson of the
Bregar through necessity be- Under this waiver that will least ten years, the contingent

came quite a linguist, learning cease to exist after Aug. 10, Navy beneficiaries receiving any unpaid Navy Relief Society and NormanH.
Davis of the American National
French Italian and German fluently
men may extend the amount of i installments due subsequent to the
Red Cross have issued a joint
obtain additional death of the "
their insurance, primary beneficiary.
statement regarding the relationship
Served In Adriatic policies for other members of the Premium for service men at age I
i of the organizations which
After serving in the Adriatic immediate family, or take out an 25 is only 22 cents a day-or $6.70 follows:

Sea for 10 months aboard a cap- initial policy without examination. monthly. Enlisted men may applyfor 1. In order to avoid duplication of

tured Austrian warship used by Lieut. Morris pointed out that further information at the Per- James Carter, AMM2c activities and to clarify the harmonious

the Allies as a supply craft, and under certain conditions benefi- sonnel Office, Room 120, in the Administration relations between" the America

also aboard the old USS OLYMPIA ciaries actually receive $13,224 at Annex. Commissioned lIet National Society Red the Cross two and organizations the Navy haY Re.

-Admiral Dewey's Manila the event of death of the insured."If I officers should apply at the Offi- NATTC BluejacketCited agreed upon the following statement respecting

Bay flagship-Captain Bregar remained the beneficiary of a $10,000 cers Disbursing Office, in the Main ; their operations.

on duty in Europe until policy is under 30 years of age at Administration Building.P consistent 2. The American with National Its Congressional Red Cross I ,

June, 1921, when he returned to By AdmiralFor Charter and under Army and Navy
the Bureau of Supplies and Ac- Regulations, has as one ot Its primary
counts in B Y Instructor Has responsibilities, the broad, pro-
Washington.He gram voluntary aid to Army and
resigned from the Navy in Prop WashFrom Learned Hard Way Heroic ActionJames addition *and their other dependents
In to many importantservices
1922 with the rank of
February, ,
which It renders to the armed
Lieutenant Commander in the fleet Continued Fr.m Face ODe C. Carter, AMM2c, services.1
reserve and became connected in I 3. Relief Society Incor
'atJhelnN
civil life with New York ing 17 natives and a Dutch officer Bombardier, Made Direct po 1904, consistent' with itsArticles
a rope
The
SquadronsBy were trapped high in the ot Incorporation has as Its
manufacturing concern. Hits On Jap Objective speel III'Ut' responsibility the aiding' In
mountains of the Northwest coast need of naval personnel andtheir
During the 15 years after he en- : For heroism in the South Pacific
Bob Myers, Y2c of New Guinea. dependents as well as the dependents -
tered the real estate brokerage battle zone, James C. Carter, of deceased naval personnel.I
business at Tampa, Fla., in 1925, Sometime ago Charlie Horton, This party, Lieut. Peters said, AMM 2/c, instructor in the Aviation 4. Through Its auxiliaries, located at
of AOM2c, of Squadron VTB2, cas- "probably had been in there con- all Navy yards and principal naval stations -
Captain Bregar was president
Machinist's Mate School at
the Navy Relief Society I Is able
the Tampa Real Estate Board and ually mentioned to the gang that ducting surveys before the out- the Naval Air Technical Training to serve naval personnel and their dependents
of the Naval Reserve Officers his wrist-watch was on the "fritz". break of the war. The Japs movedin Center citation living' In the vicinity. The
was recently given a -
association of that district. He also Shortly thereafter he almost had on the coast, and they were no Navy Relief Society will not duplicate I-
Rear Wil-
by Admiral T. S.
nationwide
when he a longer able to traverse the river existing a rnleaau rlla a
sighted
served as chairman of the naval apoplexy kinson, deputy commander of the expansion -
and military affairs committee of brother ordnanceman, Harry Mel- by small boats. Some way or South Pacific Izatlon, but will continue to livalf Itself
AOM2c wheels other the Dutchman managed to area. of the services of the AmericanRed
the Tampa Chamber of Commerce cer, bending over The citation read
: Cross, through Its nation-wide cov-
and as mayor; for six years of springs, and other disengaged rig up a small radio they had, and "For skillful and effective per- erage of chapters, for the necessary"

Temple Terrace, an exclusive sub- parts of said watch. sent out a plea for aid. formance of duty in aerial action fact-finding! functions.
5. To this end the national officersof
urban community. Horton couldn't imagine what a "The country was rough and against a Japanese force while the two organizations have undertaken -

Scores "First" as MayorAs second class air-going gunner uncharted. The weather was dense, serving with a Naval aircraft arrangements to Insure. complete

mayor; he had the distinctionof could know about fixing watches- and it was only possible to get group in the Solomon Islands area cooperation cation ot service and to In avoid the handling the dupli-of

being the first governmentalofficial until he discovered that in civilianlife over the mountain tops at a cer- on the night of March 26, 1943. Asa cases ol naval personnel 1 and their dependents j I

in this country to retire Melcer and his pappy had a tain time of day because of the bombardier, Carter participated according to the following I
thriving jeweler's business with a heavy clouds. Finally we managedto in general plan:
unim- attack
bonds night
municipal by trading a bombing againsta I (a) Cases coming' the attentionof
proved real estate for them. In so watch repair department. It's stilla get in there. small enemy held island. In the American JoC a through

doing he freed Temple Terrace of good watch and as a result "We had been told that we would spite of anti-aircraft fire and with I direct approach to Red Cross field directors -

an $860,000 debt resulting from the I Melcer is now in the instrument find the stranded party at a horse- only moonlight illumination, he I their families or I chapters will by handled service men by the or

Florida real estate "boom" of the shop.The shoe bend In the river. Imagineour made a bombing run using the Red Cross as I In hebe past. The financial

nineteen twenties. "Battle of Jacksonville": is consternation when, after get- bombsight, scoring direct hits on resources of the Navy Relief Society -

Reporting to this Station for a family affair for the Amadei ting in there, we found not one the objective with all bombs. His chapters, when and needed Held, directors are available of the to

active duty in the present war sisters both WAVES, Yeomen but dozens of horseshoe bends. Our conduct was In keeping with the American Red Cross In accordance with

with the rank of Commander in 3c. Lillian'is attached to Squad- gas supply was such that we could highest traditions of the United customary case-work practice. When
made Red Cross field
the Naval Reserve, Captain Bregar ron Tattd sister Elsie is in not safely carry on too extensive a States Naval Service." directors: O rISc flJtofO assistance In

has managed the expansion of the the Personnel 0/f ice. AMMtc C. hunt. Finally we recalled that the Carter took part in four engage- obtaining aid from Navy Relief Society

commissiary department from a J. Jarzynski would like to enlist map which we had, showed moun- ments including Midway, two salvo the application will be referred to the
local Navy Relief Auxiliary" I or to national -
small beginning to its present vast in the family front. tains making almost down to the Battles and Guadalcanal. He is headquarters of the Navy Relief

proportions. It is now ENSIGN Kirby Hair J river bank at the horseshoe bendon 20 years old, lives at Chattanooga, Society. Cases so referred to national

Among the activities under his and ENSIGN Milo E. Hempstead which they were supposed to Tenn., and enlisted in the Navy, I headquarters will be accompanied by a
and statement of the
case report a
supervision have been the Cooks of Squadron VO-VCS. Last week's be camped. We found it, and madea November 26, 1940. emergency relief action. It any taken

and Bakers school and the Com- ALNAV promoted the two men landing In the nat'row river. by the Red Cross.
from ACRM and ACMM respect- "They had clashed with native (b) Cases coming to the attention of
missary and Stewards school here, a Commercial BulletinFor Navy Relief Auxiliaries through direct
which are turning out hundreds of ively, to commissioned ranks, as a party, and were on none too approach by service men or their families -
trained men for fleet duty. Only result of their outstanding work friendly relations with the tribesmen Rent will be handled by the Navy Relief -
their Their Two connecting rooms with basin In Society as In the past. Specialized
throughout Navy careers. food
recently the Bureau of Naval Per- supply was run-
Red
each and adjoining services of the American Cross,
!
shower for
; %f'nlI -
sonnel asked that the Cooks and Squadron T-5 is planning a picnic ning low-in fact, when they pad- men ; twin bed In both rooms. 3215 such as the handling of claim. for gov-
Bakers school be doubled in size.8.000OIlie for the officers and enlistedmen dled out to us in their boats they Oak Street. 21416. ernment benefits and rehabilitation
Air of the Squadron personnelthe were plenty hungry."It Double room and use of complete matters for disabled men, are availa-
Four house 1325 Jean Court. 9-7132. ble when needed by Navy Relief Auxiliaries -
After he received his promotionto sight of the "straw-berry fes had been quite a Job getting Double room with twin beds and ,
Captain last January, the com- tival" has not yet been selected. in there, but it was even more difficult connecting bath. 1140 Indeslde, 25430. (Ic) Cases referred to the AmericanRed
'Tis still the of miracles. Double room. private bath and kitchen Cross by the Navy Relief Auxiliaries -
missary officer personally con- age taking off with our plane privileges. 1213 Mapleton Road. for fact-finding reports will be
ducted a 12-day, 8,000-mile air tour VPB2 unit has a new gadget loaded with the soldiers. Trees lin- 9.5424. referred back with the report Indicating

in May by a committee of civilian that gives three flavors of soda. ed both banks of the river, and Double room next to bath In private the social economic, and health
home. 3657 conditions prevailing and setting' forthrelief
St. John
Ave.
2-8837.
food experts appointed by Navy You drop in a nickel, press one after a bit of intricate maneuver- .Sleeping porch. 4285 Baltic Street action If any, taken by the
Secretary Frank Knox to study of three buttons and dotcn dropsa Ing we barely managed to clear -2089.. Red Cross. In these cases relief by
the Navy's food administration.The cup, into which pours a carbonated them. Double room with adjoining bath In the Red Cross will be limited to Interim
drink of Coke Lemon private home. 3550 Pine Street. emergency assistance pending' action
tour covered all principal "Shortly after taking off the Double room and board. 3875 Hot by the Navy Relief
Naval activities in this country. and Lime, or Raspberry. weather began closing In. Our Ineiw-orth. 2-2801, originating with National lfeadquart-
The committee, headed by Clar- Two bedrooms, one with sun porch. era Navy Relief Society, will be
charts showed the highest peaks Near> eating places. 3536 St. Johns Abeflue. handled In the same manner, but will
ence Francis, chairman of the Chilean Aviators End about which anyone knew, to be .7 be routed through the Bureau of NavalAffairs
Food Industry War Committee and 16,500 feet, but we cleared several Bachelor Apartment suitable for two at Red Cross national' headquarters
officers. Master bedroom for the Initial contact with the
tile
President of General Foods, Inc., Training Course In U. S. that were more than 18,000 feet sitting room and garage. MM R bath.m- proper Red fro chapters. The origi'
addressed a special letter to Secre- high. ington 273. the chapter will be
Knox aside from their offi- Two connecting and forwarded to the National Headquarters.
tary A group of 20 officers of the rooms connecting
Asked about cannibalism In the bath also Navy Relief and subsequent -
cial which included this ? ; one double room. 2830 Park Society
report, under the direction
Chilean Air Force
-
area, Lieut. Peters said that he Street 2-6298. correspondence on the case maybe
paragraph: of Lieutenant Luis Botte- had never seen evidence of it Large double room I" private home. conducted directly between that office -
"After several days of hourly selle has completed a short good- any 668 Osceola Street 7-5010 and the chapter concerned
escort although he had been told that Double room with twin beds In private (d) In arena where Red Cross cha.
contact with
our CaptainJ. will tour of several Eastern cities several of the tribes were only one home. 2349 Oak Street 7-6436. ters and Navy Relief Auxiliaries a
M. Bregar, we assure you that following successful completion ofa generation removed from the Lovely' roomsGlanusk". Mrs. Acos- both serving provision will be made
he typifies the kind of man in nine months' training course at point ta. 4G67 Ortega Bhd 2-1164. for the closest working' relationships
of consuming human flesh. Double room 2601 Park Street and the clearance of cases to avoid
character, human understanding, the Naval Air Station, Corpus 7-7968. duplication and to enable one agency -
Intelligence and action of whomwe Christi, Texas. Lieut. Peters was graduatedwith Passengers WantedTo to benefit! through the case experience -
may be Justly proud." The officers were escorted on a B. S. degree from North of the other. The clearance of

Has Natal Reserve Medal sightseeing trips in New York, Bal- Texas State Teachers college in July 1943.California Call Lt. leaving Cdr. Polleck Friday., 2-1318.16 through such cases(1) the may registration he accomplished oc 'cases

Captain Bregar was the recent timore, and Washington, D. C., by 1910. early Friday morning. of both agencies In the confidentialexchange
recipient of Naval Reserve Medal Lieutenant Commander Robert M.I Born at Shawnee May 18, 1918, Driver WantedTo of the community, or <2) the

with bronze star for more than 20 Gavette, Liaison Officer for South Lieut. Peters still calls that city drive car from vicinity of Phil- clearance of cases with each other which under

years honorable service in the American students training at his home although, with his wife, Cdr.ndelphla Shields before, Ext the 220.26th or July, Lt. must a provide mutually for satisfactory the maintenance plan of

Naval Reserve. He also holds the Corpus Christi.! he at present resides at Jack- For Sale records of the cases so cleared.
6. The term "Naval Personnel"
sonville.
Victory Medal with bronze star Lieutenant Commander Gavette 1935 Ford Convertible; good tires- where used In this agreement hall be
end the American Defense Ribbon. today spoke with considerable Lieut. Peters received his wingsat needs new top. $275. Call Mr. LInke; deemed to personnel of
Mrs. Bregar is the former Miss praise of the adaptability and Jacksonville in October of 1941, Est '75'J. the Marine Corps dnJ"te;: Coast Guard.ems .

Lillian Lemster of Los Angeles, perserverance of the Chilean stu- and was stationed in Hawaii from One Ser\l-Cyc1e) 1940 model. Three
Urea.
new D. E.
Payne, PhOM3c. Extension
November of 1941 until -
Januaryof
Calif. She and the Captain have dents. 288 Commended

been residing at 1503 Seminole i iDidjaknow 1942 when he shifted to the 'ht *'single bed 9x12 palm fibre ru Thirteen activities have been
Park Jacksonville.Aside Dutch East Indies, and thence to ( Id desk and chair I Machinist 3 100
S. Spolarlch 1410 A. Child St., NAS.! commended for submitting per
from his official duties, Australia, Personnel
cent accurate Enlisted
for ... Wanted To Buy
The expression "sky-pilot" ..
the Captain has found time to follow !
-
from the 11MI or 43 good Rosters as of June 15. They
serve as vice president of the Com- chaplain came originally I Ensign ling Building Unit Chap
missioned Officers' Mess and to old sailors who thought a spiritual Mail Must Go Through 710-Phone %l. USN, lain's: Aircraft Office Delivery Communications,

shoot- guide aboard ship was definitelya Aj'; | York Times Second hand automobile Call Ext. ,
develop a new. hobby-skeet correspon- 491. Crew Disbursing, Naval Auxiliary
good thing-especially since the dent recently reported that the Air "
Facility (Mayport),
Ing.In fact, he has become so pro- thought of a "hereafter" any place unhappiest soldier he ran acrossin wasn't enough; on the rare occa- Training Station, Ship's .

ficient at the skeet range that he but skywards would be truly unbearable Africa was a Mail Orderly to sions when there was enough no Ashore, T-l (Operations), TLSO
his first so hard was their lot an Air Squadron. When there was one bothered to
achieved "straight" or say anything! If ( ) Squadron, T-5 (Airbomber
perfect score, by breaking 25 clay upon the earth. no mail they threatened to shoot you are having any trouble with Training Unit) squadron, VF

pigeons in 25 shots last Wednesday I' a I him; when mail came they threat- your mail at this Station tele- (OTU) No.1 Squardon, WAVE

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July 15, 1943' )AX AIR NEWS Page Three



WAVES PrepareTo "Navy Vespers" Is On The Air .1 Yard Dept. News:


CelebrateS "'1 Paul Takes Off f On



First'Birthday Maiden Voyage-To



'Anniversary Of Women's r Distant Gawja Port

j Reserve To Be Observed

: July 30; 17,000 Serving "Sorry, Sir," Says Sealc

Brown, '"If I'm Late But

j The first anniversary of the establishment -
\
of the WAVES will be I'm Gonna Have A Ba'by"News

July 30. On July 30, 1942, Presi-
of the Yard Department..
dent Roosevelt signed legislation
It was his first cruise. His
A authorizing the enlistment and
ta commissioning of women In the heart was swelling. How proudhe
was as his left the dock
U. .S Naval ship
Reserve and the Navy
W
and headed out to sea.. This was
:. Department announced the
orga what he had the for.
nization of the Women's Reserve. Joined Navy
Finally he would see the world.
There
are now than
more 17-
000 women In the Naval Service Such was the feeling of H. J. Paul,

': and It Is expected that by the ,,' MoMM2c, when he was part of the
end of 1943 there will be 41,000 t. .-4i crew that delivered seaplane rearming -

enlisted women and 7,500 officers "Navy Vespers," one of the Naval Air Station's four weekly radio programs, is now heard over WPDQ boats all the way to Bruns-
In the U. S. Naval Reserve each Wednesday afternoon from 1705 to 1730. It was formerly heard each Snnday evening. wick, Ga. last weekend.J. .
I At present training schools have This program features the Naval Air Station Choir composed WAVES, sailors, marines, and division. F. Brown, Sic, called up his
a capacity of 15,000 women at a officers (shown above). The choir Is directed by Frank Marsteller, Specialist First class and the pro- officer Monday morningand
\ time gram originates in the All Saints Chapel. said he would be a little late
.I
Women first served in the Navy On.each broadcast one of the Navy chaplains presents a brief inspirational message and each pro- for muster-he Mrs. was going to havea
: during the first World l war. They gram is dedicated to the men and women in service and their folks at home. baby.fine. Brown and son are
were known as "yeomanettes." Frequently heard as soloists with the choir are Jess Gassaway, ARM 3/c and Tom Perkins, ARM doing

1 However, the Women's Reserve of 3/c. Harold Weiss, Specialist First Class is the organist. Uriel! C. Paynter's Y-7 musiciansthe
this war represents the first specific Other programs heard regularly from the Naval Air Station are "Wings Over America" at 2100 ( Commandant's band) really
t congressional action authorizing Tuesdays over WJHP; "Navy Wings" at 2100 on, Fridays over WJAX; and "Swing With the Navy" over went to town at the ballgame Sun-

t the enlistment and commissioning WMBR on Saturdays at 2000. day. Listen in again next Tues-
of women In an established I day to their regular broadcast over
military service. All yeomen were Station WJHP at 2100.
mustered out of the service follow I WAVES Help Bring Lt. Laufer Pays CMM "Pop" Herrlein, after six

ing World War 1 on July 31, 1919, months of patiently trying to lurea
after receiving a congratulatory Tribute To Navy fish (any kind) to please bite his
message from Secretary of the 'War To A Quicker hook, was shocked the other day

1 Navy Josephus Daniels. Daytime Ghosts when a one pound drum struck
and "Pop" actually landed him.

N. A. O. T. C. End Says SpeakerLt. I I t I Lieut. Roger underwent Laufer, USNR, who man The Guard boxing is team looking from for the Sea-new

recently an operation

Roundup (jg) Ballantine Tells i I at the Naval Hospital here, paida I worlds Firehouse to conquer.No. 3 is rapidly nearing -

A Column Of News Kiwanians Women Perform I fitting tribute to the doctors in I completion. Chief Bosn's MateJ.

a poem entitled "A Toast to the H. Strickland is expected to be
Jobs
And Comment Navy EfficientlyThe in
From By Edith Brink worth, YSc Navy's Daytime Ghosts. charge.
WAVES to The which is dedicated Lieutenant J. W. A. Smith is the
are helping poem
Other Stations The first anniversary of the to Comdr. Arthur H. Weiland and latest addition to the Yard De
bring the war to a quicker end, WAVES will be staged in the formof I partment.W. .
Lieut. Comdr. C. C. Carver, follows -
,Capt. Stennls In Charge I I Lt. (Jg) Elizabeth S. Ballantineof a revue July 29, probably at the : B. Chandler, CBM from Y-6,
NAGS, Hollywood Fla. Cap the Station Public Relations Of- Main Station auditorium. The is spending a 10 day's leave in old
tain Jesse Stennis to be made of talent They wheeled me in and I looked .
P. USMCR, is fice program, up Kentucky.The
pointed out in an address to
commanding officer of the newly from the WAVES on this station, around, Seaman Guard's Softball
commissioned Marine Aviation De- the Jacksonville Kiwanis club. is being directed by Ensign Kath- There were several waiting' with- I leagues are progressing very nice-

tachment at the Naval Air Gunners The more women who Join the erine Rahl, athletic and recreation out a sound, ly. Much Interest has been aroused

I School here. Capt. Stenniswas WAVES, the more men will be released officer. You never know all your half- I by the aggressive play of the
ordered here from Jackson- for Lt. I Five WAVES, having completed masked hosts, I teams. At the present time Section -
sea duty, Ballantine I
vile.J asserted. ; service school at Bethesda, Md., These silent efficient, Daytime 6, coached by Coxswain Estes
Grit, determination and fortitude statistics arrived at this station last week Ghosts. and boasting an infield second to
Employing Miss Bal
are the keynotes of an air gunner lantine said 36 states and Hawaiiare I and are assigned to the Main Dis I none, is in first place in each
as demonstrated by Thomas represented in the personnelof pensary where they will work as For me this was my ninth opera- 'league. In the major league, sec

Chiappina, AMM3c, of 2423. De- the WAVES the Station dental assistants" and technicians.The tion, tions 5, 3, and 4, are closely
on the
spite a broken arm, reposing women do 55 different types of I' WAVES on this station are How well I know this stop, this bunched just a step back of section

snugly in a GI cast, he went into work for the Navy and 46 percentof happy to welcome them as a partof station.I 6. In the minor league Sec-
the stripping room and stripped the WAVES here are college the ever-increasing WAVES wasn't afraid I confess, I boast, tion 6 is just a shade ahead of
blindfolded a .30 cal. BAM gun graduates. regiment These girls are Jane Of meeting again these Daytime Sections 5 and 2. With definite

in two minutes and 26 seconds. "Many persons have the idea M. Marino PhMSc of New York Ghosts. goals to aim for, the leagues

,Comdr. Felt Speaks that women can be more useful to City; Kathryn T. Rogan, HAle, 'should see some fast and furious
NAS, Daytona Beach, Fla.Ina the war effort in civilian Jobs the Bronx, N. Y., Maye Gold, They turned me over on my side action from here on out.
,
Fourth of July address at the Lt. Ballantine told the Kiwan PhM3c Philadelphia Penn., Loretta And filled my spine with formal-I -- -

City Bandshell, Comdr. H. D. Felt cans "This has been disprovedby M. Long, PhM2c, Elmira, N. Y., dehyde.
commanding: officer of this Sta- and Eleanor D. Samuels, HAle, of knew from then on, that
the efficiency with which women 1,1 Two More Names Added
coast I -
tion told a crowd of several thou in the various Brookline Mass. All these WAVES
sand persons that unconditional branches perform of the service." underwent boot camp training at Recognizing the signals of Day To $1,000 f Club RosterTwo

surrender was the only term of Officers and men are lavish in Hunter College, Bronx, New I time Ghosts. i
more persons have become
surrender acceptable. to York.
say
their of the WAVES'
work,
praise
you that force and death is the Lt. Ballantine said. She adddd One of the highlights of the They whittled and sawed and members of the Jacksonville Naval
only way to impose this condi- I "The WAVES will be : week for the WAVES is "reviewing" sewed away, Air Station's unique and distin-
one year the sailors and marines Many minutes or more without de- guished "One Thousand Dollar
tion: the Nazi and the Jap understand old 30. have as
July They gone a
nothing else. I give you I they march by one of the WAVES lay. War Bond Club".
since then, and will
long way go I The finish was the part I enjoyedthe
Chief Aviation Radioman Leonard -
then-death to our enemies, much further in the if barracks with their band each
coming year most, A. Curtis, of the Radio Labo
.Comdr. Felt said. I Sunday morning on their way to
the
The Station baseball club is we Also can get necessary at the recruits Kiwanis church services. My latest work by Daytime ratory, and Lieut. Edward Webb,

leading the City Victoryleague present Lt. Edith Stal- Jewel Lucius, S2c, is the new I Ghosts. Ordnance and Gunnery Division,
meeting was (jg)
to
I about
The hospital am now
invested $750 apiece for a $1000
with 10 wins and no defeats. Master-at-Arms of the WAVES
lings, in charge of all WAVES in
leave, I War Bond, which entitles them to
Five well known officers have Florida. barracks 722. Isabelle Schramm,
M.A.A. As soon as the Doc. grants re membership in this exclusive or-
been detached from duty he's.They Sk3c, who was replaces
are Lt. Comdr. Bedford Seaman Lucius as messenger at prieve.As ganization.This .
Floyd Lt. Norman Banks, Lt. Dog Lost On Station the O.O.D.'s office in the Regimental I live I'll never forget to toast, brings to 26 the numberof

'(Jg) M. S. Robertson, Lt. R. I{. "Oh where, oh where has my Headquarters. The marvelous doings of Daytime officers, enlisted men and civilian -
'Arner and Radio Electrician J. E. little dog gone?" That's what ChiefG. The softball games are a little Ghosts. personnel who are now char
Brice. C. Sexton of VTB Squadron I behind schedule again this week P. S.-When the war is over ter members of the club, otherwise
I'ore! would like to know. The Chief as it is difficult to plan games and the medals are forgottenmaythis j known as the Allied Victory Cor

NAS, Lake City Fla.-Golfers reports a female fox terrier witha because of uncertain weather. : on your office wall, daily remind -' poration.
are sharpening up their swing for short tail and Station tag number -I However, the enlisted WAVES '' you of your only remunera- -
he first Station Golf Championhip 38 has been lost on the Sta- met the officers last Thursdayand I' tion, and that is. a satisfied con- Take A Caulk
:\ to be played at the American tion. Finder is asked to contact I had a lot of fun. The enlistees 'I science-that others thought you To take a caulk in the old Navy
I Legion course. the Chief immediately. won 18 to 14. I did a damn good job. j meant to take a sleep or nap.

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Male Call by Milton Caniff Creator of "Terry and the Pirates" Ranks For The Memory


NING, 'PLEASURE, 'HEY/! .WHO BREWED -m) STEIV..YOU( NE5 A NAVY HIGHBALL RECIPE/ r for SUMMER J RANK ;7Z'

/ .' LACE, Miss LACE..: TWO BOOM-SOYS CALL EACH OTHER J UEUTENANT- EQUIVALENT RANIxS:; / e corKE

Coo YOU TO IF MR.5HEENO -MISTER?..YOU SALUTE HIM/ FIRST/ < WHICH Y=> THE Haw CAP id CAP
A2MY A 101 0 N4VY A/lJD/ RANK
DOESN'T TREATALTHOUGH YOU'RE A S AND NEW \ EQUIVALENT'MA lNES \ a DEVICe Ij

/ .M_ YOU RIGHTFIRST too 'Y-AND YOU CALLED HIM 1 OF AN ARMY () Coayjua ;::) -= t.\NK\
JUST GIVE us LIEUTENANT/ = YET HE WOREJ CAPTAIN.. .HERE GENERAL: tfhftiJrflr ADMIRAL !.-5 .- -=r Q p EoTN

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Commissary Deadline Aug..I! 10 For' Insurance Wins Citation Navy Relief And f



___ Officer Here Without- Medical, Examination Red Cross Agree : '
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less than,one month rtmaini)Ii to applyfor I the' date of death of the insured, ; .

Going To Sea National Service Life Insurance beforeit : payment by the National Service On Relationship .
Life Insurance Company is made
will be necessary to take a physical monthly at the rate of $5::>>.10 for ,

"' Capt. J. M. Bregar, Food examination to qualify for such a policy. 20 years, said Lieut. Morris. "This Plan To Co-Ordinate Efforts -

Chief Of Station Since '40, After Aug. 10 only new recruits, excess amounts to $13,224. The interest$3,224 a For Benefit Of Naval
payment represents
with less than 120 days in service
Succeeded Lt. O'Keefe credited to the unpaid balance. r. PersonnelThe
By may take out this insurance with- "It the beneficiary Is over 30 at

out examination. "This waiver is the time of the insured's death, Navy Relief Society and tho
Continued rom I'ale One made possible by the Navy depart- payment is made in installments > a Red Cross have been pledged to

Rear Admiral was decorated for ment in the belief that Navy men according to the beneficiaries age co-ordinate their efforts ot benefitall

action in the present war as skip- everywhere wish to provide maxi- at time of such death. Regardlessof Naval personnel, it was point.

per of the Aircraft Carrier Hornet.As mum security for their wives, chil- how long the beneficiary lives ed out today !in a statement cited ,

a supply officer in England, dren or parents," said Lieut. J. p after payment begins, this monthly by the Red Cross field director's ,
France, Italy and Dalmatia, Cap- Morris, station insurance officer. income is guaranteed for at a$' office aboard this Station.

tain Bregar through necessity be- Under this waiver that will least ten years, the contingent Admiral J. O. Richardson of the
came quite a linguist, learning Navy Relief Society and Norman
cease to exist after Aug. 10, Navy beneficiaries receiving any unpaid
French, Italian and German fluently men may extend the amount of installments due subsequent to the H. Davis of the American Nation.

their insurance, obtain additional death of the primary beneficiary." al Red Cross have issued: a Joint

Served in Adriatic policies for other members of the Premium for service men at age- statement regarding the relation..

After serving in the AdriaticSea immediate family, or take out an 25 is only 22 cents a day-or $6.70 a ship of the organizations which

for 10 months aboard a cap- initial policy without examination.Lieut. monthly. Enlisted men may apply follows: I
1. In order to avoid duplication
of
tured Austrian warship, used by Morris pointed out that for further Information at the Per- James Carter, AMMZc:: activities and to clarity the harmonIous I
the Allies as a supply craft, and under certain conditions beneficiaries sonnel Office, Room 120, in the Ad- relations between the AmericaNational
also aboard the old USS OLYM- actually receive $13,224 at ministration Annex. Commissioned Red Cross and the Navy Re. '
PIA-Admiral Manila of death of the insured. NATTC lief Society the two organizations h !
Dewey's the event officers should apply at the Offi- BluejacketCited agreed upon the following statement respecting
Bay flagship-Captain Bregar remained -I "If the beneficiary of a $10,000 cers Disbursing Office, in the Main : their operations. I
on duty in Europe until policy is under 30 years of age at Administration Building. 2. The American National CongressionalCharter Red Crow
June 1921 when he returned to AdmiralFor consistentvlth Us l
By and under Army and Navy i
the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts Regulations, has as one ots primary
in Washington.He I PBY Instructor Has responsibilities the broad pro-
gram voluntary aid to Army and
resigned from the Navy in Prop WashFrom Learned Hard Way Heroic ActionJames Navy pcrsonneUand their dependents
February, 1922, with the rank of In addition to many other Important /

Lieutenant Commander in the fleet Continued Frera Face One C. Carter, AMM2c, services sere let's. which It renders to the armed

reserve and became connected in 3. The Navy Relief Society Incorporated -
civil life with a New York rope ing 17 natives and a Dutch Offi- Bombardier, Made Direct In 19O4, consistent with Its
The SquadronsBy cer, were trapped high in the Articles l of Incorporation, has as Us
manufacturing concern. Hits On
Jap ObjectiveFor I : responsibility the aiding In
During the 15 years after he en- mountains of the Northwest coast tames of need of naval personnel and
Bob Y2c of New Guinea. heroism in the South Pacific well
Myers, their dependents as as the dependents -
tered the real estate brokerage
battle I of deceased naval
James Carter
zone C. personnel.
,
Fla. in 1925 Sometime Charlie Horton, This party, Lieut. Peters said, I
business at Tampa, ago AMM 2/c, instructor In the Avia 4. Through Its auxiliaries located at
Captain Bregar was president of AOM2c, of Squadron VTB2, cas- "probably had been In there con- all Navy yards and principal naval stations -
the Tampa Real Estate Board and ually mentioned to the gang that ducting surveys before the out- tion Machinist's Mate School at the Navy Relief Society Is able
naval and their
the Naval Air Technical Training to sere personnel dependents -
of the Naval Reserve Officers his wrist-watch was on the "fritz". break of the war. The Japs movedin Center living In the \lclnlty. The
association of that district. He also Shortly thereafter he almost had on the coast, and they were no was recently given a citation Navy Relief Society will not duplicate t tI
served as chairman of the naval apoplexy when he sighted a longer able to traverse the river by Rear Admiral T. S. Wil- existing a inlesau ll1a a nation.wide
kinson I expansion
deputy commander of the y organization
and military affairs committee of brother ordnanceman, Harry Mel- by small boats. Some way or South Pacific but will continue to avail itself -
the Tampa Chamber of Commerceand cer, AOM2c, bending over wheels, other the Dutchman managed to area. of the services of the AmericanRed

as mayor for six years of springs, and other disengaged rig up a small radio they had, and The"For citation read: Cross of ,chapters through its for nation-wide the cov-
skillful and effective erage necessary
per-
of said watch. sent out a plea for aid.
Temple Terrace, an exclusive sub- parts formance of duty in aerial action fact-finding! functions
urban community. Horton couldn't imagine what a "The country was rough and 5. To this end the national officersof
against a Japanese force while the two organizations: have under-
Scores "First" as MayorAs second class air-going gunner uncharted. The weather was dense, serving with a Naval aircraft taken arrangements to insure complete-
mayor, he had the distinctionof could know about fixing watches- and it was only possible to get group in the Solomon Islands area cooperation and to avoid the dupli-
until he discovered that In civilian over the mountain tops at cation of service In the handling of
a cer-
being the first governmental
on the night of March 26, 1943. Asa cases of naval personnel and their dependents -
official in this country to retire life, Melcer and his pappy had a tain time of day because of the bombardier, Carter participated according to the following

municipal bonds by trading unimproved thriving Jeweler's business with a heavy clouds. Finally we managedto in a night bombing attack againsta I general plan:
( 1 to the attentionof
real estate for them. In so watch repair department. It's stilla get in there. small enemy held island. In IItheC American coming Red Cross through

doing, he freed Temple Terrace of good watch and as a result "We had been told that we would spite of anti-aircraft fire and with I direct approach to Red Cross field directors I
an $860,000 debt resulting from the Melcer is now in the instrument find the stranded party at a horse- only moonlight illumination, he or chapters by service\ men or
families I will be handled the
Florida real estate "boom" of the shop.The shoe bend in the river. Imagineour made a bombing run using the li'et'Jr o as 1 In the past. The by financial

nineteen twenties. "Battle Jacksonville" is consternation when, after get- bombsight, scoring direct hits on resources of the Navy Relief Society -

Reporting to this Station for a family affair for the Amadet ting in there, we found not one the objective with all bombs. His chapters, when and needed field ,, directors are available of the to

active duty in the present war sisters both WAVES, Yeomen but dozens of horseshoe bends. Our conduct was In keeping with the American Red Cross In accordance with
with the rank of Commander in 3c. Lillian is attached to Squadron gas supply was such that we could highest traditions of the United customary case-work pru'UC't''ht'n
T- and sister Elsie is in not safely on too extensive o Is made to Red Cross field
the Naval Reserve, Captain Bregarhas carry a States Naval Service. directors f : or chapters for assistance In
managed the expansion of the the Personnel Office AMMtc C. hunt. Finally we recalled that the Carter took part In four engage- obtaining aid from Navy Relief Society
commissiary department from a J. Jarzynski would like to en- map which we had, showed moun- ments including Midway, two salvo the application' will' be referred to the
list in the tains making almost down to the local Navy Relief Auxiliary or to national -
small beginning to its present vast family front. battles and Guadalcanal. He is headquarters ot the Navy Relief
proportions. It is now ENSIGN Kirby Hair river bank at the horseshoe bend :20 years old, lives at Chattanooga Society. Cases so referred to national
Among the activities under his and ENSIGN Milo E. Hempstead'of on which they were supposed to I Tenn., and enlisted in the Navy, headquarters will be accompanied by a
VO-VCS. Last week's be camped. We found it and madea case report and a statement of the
supervision have been the Cooks Squadron I November 26, 1940. emergency/: relief action. If any taken
I
and Bakers school_. and_ the Commissary ALNAV promoted the two men landing in the narrow river. -= by-. the Roil Cross_
ana: :stewards school nere, I from ACRM and ACMM respect- "They had clashed with a native (tf-c) s s Auxiliaries the attention of

which are turning out hundreds of ively, to commissioned ranks, as a party, and were on none too Commercial BulletinFor Navy approach Relief by service men through or their direct families -

trained men for fleet duty. Only result of their outstanding work friendly relations with the tribes- Rent will be handled by the Navy Relief
recently the Bureau of Naval Per- throughout their Navy careers. men. Their food supply was run- Two connecting; rooms with basin In Society as In the past. Specializedservices I

sonnel asked that the Cooks and Squadron T-5 is planning a picnic ning low-In fact, when they pad- each and; twin adjoining J beds In; shower both rooms., for genlemen 3215- such as the of handling the American of claims Red for Cross government -,

Bakers school be doubled in size. for the officers and enlistedmen dled out to us in their boats they Oak Street. 2-1416. benefits and rehabilitation
8,000-Mile:: Air Tour of the Squadron personnel- were plenty hungry. Double room and use of complete matters for disabled men are availa-
house. 1325 Jean ble when needed by Navy Relief Auxiliaries -
Court. 9-7132.
After he received his promotionto I the sight of the "straw-berry fes "It had been quite a job getting Double room with twin beds and .
Captain last January, the com- tival" has not yet been selected. in there, but it was even more difficult connecting bath. 1140 Ingleslde. 2-5430. (IC) Cases referred to the AmericanRed
missary officer personally con- I 'Tis still the age of miracles.VPBi off Double room private bath and kit- Cross by the Navy Relief Auxiliaries -
I taking with our plane hen privileges. 1213 Mapleton Road. for fact-finding 1 reports will be
ducted a 12-day, 8,000-mile air tour unit has a new gadget loaded with the soldiers. Trees lined 9-:5424.: referred back with the report Indicating -
in May by a committee of civilian that gives three flavors of soda. both banks of the river, and Double room next to bath In private the social economic, end health
food experts appointed by Navy You drop in a nickel, press one after bit of intricate home. 3657 St. Johns Axe, 2-8837. conditions prevailing and setting; forth
a
maneuver- Sleeping porch. 4285 Baltic Street, relief action, If any, taken by the
three buttons and down
Secretary Frank Knox to study of dropsa ing we barely managed to clear Z-JUSv.. Red Cross In these cases relief by
the Navy's food administration.The cup, into which pours a carbonated them. Double room with adjoining bath In the Red Cross will be limited to Interim
tour covered all principal drink of Cokes; Lemon private home. 3550 Pine Street. 22191. emergency assistance pending action
"Shortly after taking off the Double room and board. 3875 Hol- by the Navy Relief
Lime
Naval activities in this and or Raspberry. ileadquart-
country.The
weather began closing in. Our 1I lng ;worth. 22801. originating with National
committee, headed by Clar- charts Two bedrooms, one with sun porch. era Navy Relief Society, will be
Francis, chairman of the showed the highest peaks Near eating places. 3536 St. Johns Avenue handled In the same manner, but will
ence Chilean Aviators End about which anyone knew, to be 2-7890. be routed through the Bureau of NavalAffairs
Food Industry War Committee and : 16,500 feet, but we cleared several Bachelor Apartment, suitable for two at Red Cross national I headquarters
President of General Foods, Inc., officers. Master bedroom, tile bath for the Initial contact with the
addressed a special letter to Secre- Training Course In U. S. that were more than 18,000 feet sitting room and garage. 3451 Rfm- proper Red fro s chapters. The original
-
high. Ington. 2-2073. report the chapter will D*
tary Knox, aside from their official A group of 20 officers of the Asked about Two connecting rooms and connecting forwarded to the National Headquarters -
report, which included this Chilean Air Force under the direction cannibalism in the bath; also one double room 2830 Park Navy Relief Society and subsequent -
area, Lieut. Peters said that he Street 2.6298. correspondence on the cue may
paragraph: of Lieutenant Luis Botte- had Large double room In home be conducted directly between that ofj
never seen evidence of it
"After several days of hourly selle has completed a short good- any 668 Onceola Street 7-5010.h'ate flee and the chapter concerned.d .
contact with our escort, CaptainJ. will tour of several Eastern cities although he had been told that Double room with twin beds fn private ( ) In areas where Red Cross cha.
that several of the tribes were only one home. 2349 Oak Street 76436. ters and Navy Relief Auxiliaries .1
M. Bregar, we assure you I following successful completion ofa generation removed from the I Lovely rooms"Glanu&k". Mrs. Acos- both serving, provision will be made '
he typifies the kind of man in nine months' training course at pointof ta, 4C67 Ortega Bhd; 2-l4. for the closest working relationshipsand 1
character, human understanding, the Naval Air Station, Corpus consuming human flesh. Double room 2601 Park Street the clearance of cases to avoid
and action of whomwe Lieut. Peters was 7-7008. duplication and to enable one agen-
Intelligence graduatedwith
Christ!, Texas.
cy to benefit through the case experi-
may be justly proud." I The officers were escorted on a B. S. degree from North Passengers WantedTo ence of the other. The clearance of
Has Naval Reserve Medal sightseeing trips In New York, Bal- Texas State Teachers college in 1943.California leaving Friday. 16 such cases may be accomplishedthrough
Call\
July Lt. Cdr. Polleck, 2-1318. ((1) the registration of cases
Captain Bregar was the recent timore, and Washington, D. C., by 1910.Born. early Friday morning. of both agencies In the confidential
recipient of Naval Reserve Medal Lieutenant Commander Robert M. at Shawnee May 18, 1918, Driver Wanted exchange of the community, or ((2) the
with bronze star for more than 20 Gavette, Liaison Officer for South Lieut. Peters still calls that city from Phil- clearance of cases with each other under -
eiphialvbefore
years honorable service in the American students training at his home although, with his wife, a the 26th or July. Lt. must a provide mutually for satisfactory the maintenance plan which of
Naval Reserve. He also holds the I Corpus Christ! he at present resides at Jacksonville Cdr. Shields, Ext. m records of the cases so cleared.
Victory Medal with bronze star Lieutenant Commander Gavette For Sale 6. The term "Naval Person nt'l''
end the American Defense Ribbon. I. with considerable Lieut. Peters received his wingsat needs' Ford Convertiblegood: tires; where used In this agreement shall be
today spoke
deemed of
new top $273: Call Mr. Linke to personnel
Mrs. Bregar is the former Miss I praise of the adaptability and Jacksonville in October of 1941, Ext. 759. the Marine Corps dnJ"e:: Coast Guard.

Lillian Lemster of Los Angeles, I perserverance of the Chilean stu- and was stationed in Hawaii from One Serxl-Cycle. 1940 model.\ Three I....
Calif. She and the Captain have dents. November of 1941 until Januaryof new tires/o8.D. E. Payne, PhOM3c. Extension Commended -

been at 1503 Seminole I 1942 when he shifted to the
residing 'htldn'Jskbend 9x12 palm l fibre rug. Thirteen activities have been
Park, Jacksonville. Dutch East Indies, and thence to ( chair Machinist 3.:
Aside from his official duties, Did jaknowI! Australia]( S. Spolarlch. 1410 A. Child St.. NAS.! commended for submitting 100 per

the Captain has found time to The expression "skypilot"or .1" -' Wanted To Buy cent accurate Enlisted Personnel.
!) 1 >42 Rosters as of June 15. They follow
chaplain came originally from the or c Jrood
serve as vice president of the Com- Ens Ne ting
missioned Officers' Mess and to old sailors who thought a spiritual Mail Must Go Through 71o-Phone n R. W.357. USN.Building : Aircraft Delivery Unit, Chaplain's

develop a new hobby-skeet shoot- guide aboard ship was definitelya A ''Ndwj+ York Times correspon- Second hand automobile. Call Ext. Office, Communications
Crew
491. Disbursing Naval AuxiliaryAir
since the
good thing-especially
dent recently reported that the
I Ing.In Facility (Mayport),
t fact, he has become so proficient thought of a "hereafter" any place unhappiest soldier he ran acrossin wasn't enough; on the rare occa- Training Station, Ship's *
but would be
the that he skywards truly unbearable -
at skeet Africa Mail
range was a Orderly to sions when there was TLSO
enough
no Ashore T-l (Operations)
,
achieved his first "straight" or so hard was their lot an Air Squadron. When there ,
was one bothered to If
say anything ( ) Squadron T-5 (Airbomber
II
perfect score, by breaking 25 clay upon the earth. no mail they threatened to shoot you are having any trouble with Training Unit), squadron, VF

pigeons In 25 shots )last Wednesday .1 him; when mail came they threat- your mall at this Station tele- (OTU) No..1 Squardon, WAVE

When in doubt-SALUTE! ened to shoot him because there phone Extension 8444 or 778. 'I Regiment, _and Yard Department.





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WAVES PrepareTo "Navy Vespers" Is On The. Air Yard Dept News:


Celebrate PauJlakesOffOn


First Birthday z I Maiden Voyage-To



.: Anniversary Of Women's M"Yx Distant Gawja Port

k Reserve To Be Observed t+

: July 30; 17,000 Serving r "Sorry Sir" Says Sealc

Brown "If I'm Late But
:I"' The first anniversary of the establishment R ,
..'.. of the WAVES will be I'm Gonna Have A Ba'by"News
t" : July 30. On July 30, 1942, President
Roosevelt signed legislation of the Yard Department.It .
authorizing the enlistment and was his first cruise. His
heart was swelling. How proudhe
commissioning of women in the
was as his ship left the dock
'\ U. .S Naval Reserve, and the Navy
" Department announced the and headed out to sea. This was
t, of the Women's Reserve.organization what he had joined the Navy for.
i Finally he would see the world.
, There ,
are now more than 17- ,
000 women In the Naval Service } <,;: Such was the feeling of H. J. Paul,

: and It Is expected that by the <,. "r' MoMM2c, when he was part of the
end of 1943 there will be 41,000 crew that delivered seaplane rearming
enlisted women and 7,500 officers I "Navy Vespers" one of the Naval Air Station's four weekly radio programs, is now heard over WPDQ. boats all the way to Brunswick
In the U. S. Naval Reserve. each Wednesday afternoon from 1705 to 1730. It was formerly heard each Snnday evening. Ga. last weekend.
At present, training schools have This program features the Naval Air Station Choir composed WAVES, sailors, marines, and J. F. Brown, Sic, called up his
a capacity of 15,000 women at a officers (shown above). The choir Is directed by Frank Marsteller, Specialist First class hnd the pro- division officer Monday morningand
time. gram originates in the All Saints Chapel. said he would be a little late
Women first served in the Navy On.each broadcast one of the Navy chaplains presents a brief inspirational message and each pro- for muster-he was going to havea
during the first World war. They gram is dedicated to the men and women in service and their folks at home. baby. Mrs. Brown and son are
were known as "yeomanettes." Frequently heard as soloists with the choir are Jess Gassaway, ARM 3/c and Tom Perkins, ARM doing fine.
However, the Women's Reserve of 3/c. Harold Weiss, Specialist First Class is the organist. Uriel C. Paynter's Y-7 musiciansthe
this war represents the first specific Other programs heard regularly from the Naval Air Station are "Wings Over America" at 2100 ( Commandant's band) really
congressional action authorizing Tuesdays over WJHP; "Navy Wings" at 2100 on Fridays over WJAX; and "Swing With the Navy" over went to town at the ballgame Sunday
i the enlistment and commissioning WMBR on Saturdays at 2000. Listen in again next -Tues
'. of women in an established day to their regular broadcast over
.. military service. All yeomen were Station WJHP at 2100.
:: mustered out of the service follow- WAVES Help Bring [ Lt. Laufer Pays CMM "Pop" Herrlein, after six
, ing World War 1 on July 31, 1919, months of patiently trying to lurea
s, ,_ after receiving a congratulatory Tribute To Navy fish (any kind) to please bite his
message from Secretary of the War To A Quicker hook, was shocked the other day
_:..
Navy Daniels.
Josephus Daytime GhostsLieut. when a one pound drum struck
and "Pop" actually landed him.

.*.> N. A. O. T. C.Roundup End Says SpeakerLt. Roger Laufer, USNR, who The Guard boxing team from the Sea-
r recently underwent an operationat man is looking for new

fc> (fig| ) Ballantine Tells the Naval Hospital here, paida I worlds to conquer.
Firehouse No. 3 Is rapidly near-
", Kiwanians Women Perform fitting tribute to the doctors in
A Column Of News I ing completion. Chief Bosn's MateJ.
a poem entitled "A Toast to the H. Strickland is expected to be

1'_ And Comment From Navy Jobs EfficientlyThe By Edith Brinkworth, Y3c: j Navy's Daytime Ghosts. in charge.

'' Other StationsCapr. WAVES are helping to The poem, which is dedicated Lieutenant J. W. A. Smith is the
The first of the
anniversary to Comdr. Arthur H.. Wetland and latest addition to the Yard De-
bring the war to a end I
quicker WAVES will be staged in the form partment.W. .
Lieut. Comdr. C. C. Carver, follows
{ Stennis In Charge I Lt. (jg) Elizabeth S. Ballantine of a revue July 29, probably at the I : B. Chandler, CBM from Y-6,
is NAGS, Hollywood, Fla." Captain of the Station Public Relations Office Main Station auditorium. The is spending a 10 day's leave in old
: Jesse P. Stennis, USMCR, is I program, to be made up of talent They wheeled me in and I looked Kentucky.The .
l' pointed out in an address to
,J.commanding. officer of the newly from the WAVES on this station, around, I Seaman Guard's Softball
commissioned Marine Aviation De- the Jacksonville Kiwanis club. I is being directed by Ensign Kath- There were several waiting. with- leagues are progressing very nice-
,; tachment at the Naval Air Gun The more women who join the erine Rahl, athletic and recreation out a sound, ly. Much interest has been arousedby
ners School here. Capt. Stenniswas WAVES, the more men will be released officer. You never know all your half- the aggressive play of the
ordered here from Jacksonville for sea duty, Lt. Ballantine Five WAVES, having completed masked hosts teams. At the present time Section -
asserted. service school at Bethesda, Md., These silent, efficient, Daytime 6, coached by Coxswain Estes
Grit, determination and fortitudeare Employing statistics, Miss Bal- arrived at this station last week Ghosts. and boasting an infield second to
the keynotes of an air gun- lantine said 36 states and Hawaiiare and are assigned to the Main Dispensary none, is in first place in each
ner as demonstrated by Thomas represented in the personnel where they will work as For me this was my ninth opera- league. In the major league, sec-
Chiappina, AMM3C, of 2423. Despite of the WAVES on the Station, the dental assistants and technicians.The tion, tions :5, 3, and 4, are closely
a broken arm, reposing women do 55 different types of WAVES on this station are How well I know this atop, this bunched just a step back of section
r- snugly in a GI cast, he went into work for the Navy and 46 percentof happy to welcome them as a partof station.I 6. In the minor league Sec
, the stripping room and stripped the WAVES here are college the ever-increasing WAVES wasn't afraid I confess, I boast tion 6 is just a shade ahead of
,' blindfolded a .30 cal. BAM gun graduates. regiment These girls are Jane Of meeting again these Daytime Sections :5 and 2. With definite
In two minutes and 26 seconds. "Many persons have the idea M Marino, PhM3c, of New York Ghosts. goals to aim for, the leagues
\i'\', Comdr., Felt Speaks that women can be more useful to City; Kathryn T. Rogan, HAle, 'should see some fast and furious
NAS, Daytona Beach, Fla.-In the war effort in civilian jobs," the Bronx, N. Y., Maye Gold, They turned me over on my side, action from here on out.
b. a Fourth of July address at the Lt. Ballantine told the Kiwan- PhMSc, Philadelphia, Penn., Loretta And filled my spine with formal- .
City Bandshell, Comdr. H. D. Felt, ians. "This has been disprovedby M. Long, PhM2c, Elmira, N. Y., dehyde.I .
commanding officer of this Sta the which and Eleanor D. Samuels, HAle, of knew from then on, that I could
efficiency with wom- Two More Names AddedTo
tion, told a crowd of several thou. en perform in the various Brookline, Mass. All these WAVES coast -
sand persons that unconditional branches of the service." underwent boot camp training at Recognizing the signals of Day- $1,000 Club RosterTwo
surrender was the only term of Officers and men are lavish in Hunter College, Bronx, New time Ghosts.
surrender acceptable. "I say to York. more persons have become
their praise of the WAVES' work,
you that force and death is the' Lt. Ballantine said. She added: One of the highlights of the They whittled and sawed and members of the Jacksonville Naval
only way to impose this condition "The WAVES will be one week for the WAVES is "reviewing" sewed away, I Air Station's unique and distin-
year
: the Nazi and the Jap under- old 30. have the sailors and marines as Many minutes or more without de guished "One Thousand Dollar
They
July along
gone
stand nothing else. I give you since then, and will I I they march by one of the WAVES lay. War' Bond Club".
,
way go
I The finish was the part I enjoyedthe Chief Aviation Radioman Leonard
then-death to our enemies, barracks with their band each
much further in the coming if
Comdr. Felt said. year I I Sunday morning on their way to most, A. Curtis of the Radio Laboratory
the recruits.
we can get
necessary My latest work by Daytime and Lieut. Edward Webb
The Station baseball club is Also present at the Kiwanis church services. II ,
leading the City Victory league I meeting was Lt. (j jg) Edith Stal- I Jewel Lucius, S2c, is the new Ghosts. Ordnance and Gunnery Division
The hospital I am now about to invested $750 apiece for $1000
with 10 wins and no defeats. Master-at-Arms of the WAVES a
lings, in charge of all WAVES in ,
leave, I War Bond which entitles them to
Five well known officers have Florida. barracks 722. Isabelle Schramm,
. been detached from duty he'A. I Sk3c, who was M.A.A., replaces As soon as the Doc. grants re membership in this exclusive or-
They are Lt. Comdr. Bedford Seaman Lucius as messenger at prieve.As ganization.This .
.. Floyd; Lt. Norman Banks, Lt. I Dog Lost On Station the O.O.D.'s office in the Regimental I live I'll never forget to toast, brings to 26 the numberof
'(jg) M. S. Robertson, Lt. R. K. "Oh where, oh where has my Headquarters.The The marvelous doings of Daytime officers enlisted men and civilian
'Arner and Radio Electrician J. E. little dog gone ?" That's what Chief softball games are a little Ghosts. personnel who are now char-
Brice. G. C. Sexton of VTB Squadron I behind schedule again this weekas P S.-When the war is over I ter members of the club, otherwise
Fore! would like to know. The Chief it is difficult to plan games and the medals are forgotten-may j known as the Allied Victory Corporation -

NAS, Lake City. Fla.Golfers reports a female fox terrier witha because of uncertain weather. this on your office wall, daily remind _
sharpening up their swing for short tail and Station tag num- However, the enlisted WAVES you of your only remunera- -- i*(
.are first Station Golf Champion- ber 38 has been lost on the Sta- met the officers last Thursdayand tion, and that is, a satisfied con- Take A Caulk
to be played at the American tion. Finder is asked to contact had a lot of fun. The en- I science-that others thought you To take a caulk in the old Navy
Legion course. the Chief immediately. listees won 18 to 14. did a damn good Job. meant to take a sleep or nap.



Male Call by Milton Caniff, Creator of "Terry and the Pirates" Ranks For The MemoryGOOD I


MORNING' 'PLEASURE, HEY! WHO BREWED I STEW.YOU:; ME5 A NAVY HIGHBALL RECIPE for SUMMER ,1 RANK j r aR

AAR.OI5H/ LACE, MISS LACE..: TWO BOOM-50Y3$ CALL EACH OTHER UEUTENANT- EQUIVALENT RANt6 AAUNiAruRE (EARMY ,
I'D LIKE: YOU TO IP ME.SHEENO 'MJSTEf'':'-YOU SALUTE HIM REST/ ': < WHICH\ THE N ld CAP
: AND I I NAVY AND I EP
KNOW LIEUTENANT DOESN'T TREAT -ALTHOUGH YOU'RE A BRAND NEW \ EQUIVALENT MARINES J icoVrflllAao.: | RANK E, I t j .

G/H/ YOU EI6HT- FIRST LOOEY-AMP YOU CALLED HIM I OF AN ARMY V (H5ION1A V ;;:) =- 1
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Public Relations Office, Room 221 News OndViews fromtation

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7Jt Naval Air AIR Station.NEWS Jacksonville Is published Florida weekly by at the the Public ihF ty -.--- -....

Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copies y 1 ,.
are distributed free of charge to>> enlisted and other Naval
personnel at the Naval Air Station, the auxiliary air By Capt. R. W. Shrum, ChC USN
stations at Lee and Cecil Fields, and the Naval Air Gun I
ner's School. Distribution Is also made to the Headquarters Ad. Some months ago I was called upon to conduct &:
of the Naval Air Operational Training Commandand IYy .1
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the Naval Air Technical I Training Center. Memorial Service for young man who had diet
while duty here at this station. There
on was
some;
Pear Admiral A. B Cook. USN.
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training L cause to believe that he had died by his own hand.

Captain S. J. Michael. USN. For some reason or other he had become despondent!

Jacksonville Commandant Naval! Air! Station and had doubted whether life was worth living.

Last week, the wife of one of our Petty Officers
Captain John J. O'Malley (MC), USN. : Y r
Commanding Officer ( J went to her home, closed the doors and windows,

V. S. Naval Hospital 'i. rf turned on the gas, and thus passed into the great

Commander Edward E. Dolecek, USN I beyond. She was tired of living. Yes, people coma
Commanding Officer r I' 0 w to the end of the road-{hey can'tface
Naval Air Gunner's School : -
: it. Several days ago the
XJeut Col. Chester I* Gawne. USMC (Ret). mother of one of our young men
Commanding Marine Barracks Officer, 1 ", '- who crashed in his plane at sea
visited this station. As we talked
Commander R. D. llleglns DE-V (G). USNR. .: together she was very much dls-
Commanding! officer\ __ P+rA.tr i.rry .\ 't Naval Air TechnicaTraining Center '\
TfiL.V FeLOM4frt3 ,- Finally she said abruptly to the.
JJeut. Col. WUllanTT-Evans: USMC (Ret>. NI i Chaplain: :"Why should I lose my;
Marine Commanding Aviation Detachment Officer \ son, what is it all about? There

Commander Charles-c-shonei: A-VC), USNR. (N?. \\\ 'Can youdir. ct.us tithe_ Motor Pool must born, be grow some up answer.mature" to We young are;

Auxiliary Naval Air Station eer, Lee Field I' ... manhood, join the Navy, serve
= several enlistments become
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Commander Thomas D. Southworth, A-VC), USNR as Petty Officers, take out Gov-
Shrum
Auxiliary Commanding Naval Air Station Officer Cecil Field Cap ernment insurance get married,
This Is War Pete But have children. We are paid off, go out into civil life
The SAX: AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service and go to work or live on our retired pay; but
material Republlcatlon of credited matter prohibited continue to fight out the problems of life. But whyfiThis
without? SrS'"lon of CNS. War Departmen 205: E. which is
is
a question apropos. We wonder
42nd St., N. Y. C. It Won't Last ForeverEditor's
sometime whether the pursuit of happiness is all
there is to living. In glancing around at our men
A Thought For The Week:; ( Note: The following is part of a letter written to an ashore, I sometimes think this desire for "would-be'
apprentice seaman on this station by his brother who himself was happiness causes men to make fools of themselves or
Sure, it's hot. But they don't have air preparing to go into armed service. For obvious reasons real names to become a nuisance to others. I am not sure but;
conditioning in ,the South Pacific arc omitted.) what one of the great causes of this war was the
or at Well, Pete, this war Is kinda bad. It upsets our usual way of life. fear on the part of certain dictators that their
Guadalcanal/ either We have to do things we don't like, and be separated from those we happiness was being destroyed because other na.
love; but the best thing to do Is to make the most of it. Keep in mind tions were following this delusive phantom. It la
that someday the war will be over. You will be back home to see well to aim for happiness and enjoyment, but lift
Give Them A Ride all of us again. There will be peace and opportunities for initiative contains something else.A .
and enterprise. Bear in mind that you are just a young 'man You man was on his way to the hospital recently to
We want to talk to you again about rides. have many fruitful years ahead of you which can be useful-or they call on a sick friend. All the way he kept mutteringto
There have been reports to this can be wasted and marred by things that transpire in your own life; himself that he was going because he felt It was
that there newspaper and by decisions made by you in the next few months. his duty and would much rather be at the beach
are still many people, civilians as Remember that some place, somewhere, sometime, you will perhaps swimming. As we face our duties It is well if we
well as Naval personnel, who leave the station meet some young lady whom you might come to love very deeply. I can grin and bear it. But, after all, the reason for
with practically empty cars. This is If you have been careful to retain a clean body, a clean mind, and a Jiving is not bound up in such a course. Imagine a
done, in spite of the fact that many men in clean heart, you can honorably ask her to be yours. But, if you shouldbe man going on duty, standing watch under such
uniform careless and forget the teachings of mother, of your home, church, conditions always. I think again of this precious
are standing on corners waiting for the Bible and of Christ, and succumb to the evil waiting to devour mother who lost her eon, and who was not easily;
buses that are always overcrowded. .I young men, much unhappiness will result for you, and much future reconciled to the fact that he had given his life in

Now, we don't have to tell you anything happiness will be blighted and forfeited for and by you. such a manner.
about the transportation problem in Jack- Remember, Pete, these are trying abnormal times. Take the long The chaplain did not answer her immediately;
sonville. There range look. War won't last forever. When it is over you will still be when she said: "There must be a reason". But, they;
just aren't enough buses to young. Your big test will come now. The rewards, good or bad will spent some time together, and during the course
accommodate the thousands of people who accumulate later. of their association, went to the Chapel and knelt

are stationed or living here during this war. Your brother, before> the Altar. After a while, she too, realized
All of us must pitch in and if that there was something more to that young life
help we hope
than mere living. As a babe at home there was nq
to achieve even a moderately. successful particular reason for his living lIe existed much
P JBy
transportation system. like a barnacle which grasps for existence. The
Nobody in particular is t& blame for the child eats and sleeps and grows; but aside front
lack L the satisfaction of the affection for the babe, there
of adequate transportation facilities. It e
r is no great contribution made there.
is one of the hardships of and is
war being C n But that young man grew beyond the home con.
felt more or less in all parts of the country.But dition. lie passed beyond the barnacle stage and
we as Americans can help each otherto chose to make a contribution. lie allied himself with
a great organization-the U. S. Navy. lie foundan
make this inconvenience bearable
as as ,:. "' ( undertaking which caused him proudly to say
possible. "I am a member of a great outfit." War came on
..
Many enlisted men on this station work .:..!:; -=- ..'if'.. C'- and his living became more significant. He grew!

hard and at long hours. They seldom havean .;;; '!'." .'. ..- .'. "" .. way beyond the stage of asking, "What can 1get
out of this?" That was not enough for his
opportunity to go into town to enjoy the Steve Kalagian, Y2c new manner of Iivin!!. His oath of allegiance, his
relaxation and pleasures which they must training, the background of his home, the national
have to do their best work. Others who have Mates, the WAVES will be one pants altered right away. I'm go- crisis, all contributed to make him ask and answer
their families with them are finding it in- year old on July 30. Plans are ing on leave and I don't want to this question: "What can I put Into this thing?'.
creasingly difficult to find being made for an anniversary go home with these baggy pants." That, in the last analysis is the answer to the
transportationback celebration that day in the "
on question: "Why live?
and forth from their homes in Jacksonville Main Station auditorium. It is charge The pleasant told him looking the tailor lady shop in Someone has said, "A man's life is worth whatit !

to this Station. also possible that some recognition was very rushed but that she has to share." The question is already settled foe
Yet, there are too many of us who continue of our "sisters in uniform" would try and have them ready all of us who have taken this oath of allegiance.
may be given at the Victory The Master, some two-thousand years ago, said
to drive empty cars on and off the sometime in the middle of the af
Smoker on July 29. ternoon. this: "To this end was I born, and for this cause
station, in spite of the fact that there are came I into the world, that I should bear witness
many Naval personnel we could pick up on T. S. Lind is having his troubles The seaman continued arguingand unto the truth". :Men of the Service, to you is given

the way. It is only a part of our responsi- his these rate days.from He has just first changed classto them insisting that morning.that he But had when to have he the rare privilege of devoting your lives to a great!

bility to each other during our nation's great- AOMlc, but yeoman fate seems to prevent -I saw it was hopeless, he threw up cause
est crisis.So him from carrying out the his hands and said, "Well, okey, .

next time you are driving an emptycar new duties. then I'll pick them up tomorrow.I'm .
not leaving until tomorrow From Other
Undo who has been attachedto Papers
into town, think about the men afoot. the Yard Office, promptly night anyway."

What about those sailors and marines on the moved into the Ordnance barracks. Which all goes to show you thata
corner? Don't you think they deserve a ride? But now he discovers tailor's job Is not as easy as Think It OverIt

-n that he can't leave the Yard Continued On Page Five is a matter of cold fact that marriage mates
Invasion StartsThe Office until a WAVE is found to or breaks a man; it can hinder and Impede his
4 replace him. advancement, or it can brighten his load and furtherhis
So, he is an aviation ordnanceman career, depending on his choice . Think it
invasion of Hitler's Fort-
European first class, but he stays in the WORST WESSEI '14p over.-TIIE NA
VYATOR !
Del :Monte, Cali .
ress has begun. Yard Office doing yeoman work. LIKATfE4f S C .
Although Sicily is technically an island However, at night he goes to the Minister FliesAt
and not of the mainland of Ordnance barracks and talks about
a part Europe, planes and bombs with the men
:Messina, its major city, is only two miles who help to "keep them flying" 20-year-old the flight Baptist designation Minister ceremonies snapped to Tuesday attention:at
from the Italian mainland. Its
conquest before Rear Admiral George D. Murray commandant -
brings the United Nations that much closerto HIT OF THE WEEK In and received congratulations on his commis.
complete victory. keeping with the times, Florida sion and designation as naval avlator--GOSPORT.
roaches have now adopted air
There is still much fighting to be done. power. Observers report the Increase Pensacola. I\,",:
But the offensive in Europe is really under- of "Flying Roaches" Is None
BetterThe
:way. And we, still here in America can so serious they want every per-
son living In Florida to be equip- simple fact Is that there 1 is not a better paid,
ped with an anti-aircraft Roach better fed soldier
successfully and more adequately cared for
gun. Sounds like a good suggestion or sailor In the world than Furthermore,
way we know how. Certainly the sailors and mates, don't yon think? 1 large percentage of service men ours.are in better healt.

soldiers now battling at the very gates of A walked Into the Station I than ever before. With many, the pay which they
seaman
Nazidom have a right to expect at least that tailor shop and in very anxIous receive, considering all allowances, is greater than

much from us. ; tones said, "I want these their GUINNEWS corresponding Minneapolis.Pago income. as civilians. PEN- I I'

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I 7AX AIR NEWS Pago Five I;

New Books In

Brecs :

Station LibraryGovernment Literary Scrapbook Poems By Or 'ALoul Naval PersonnelIn I .
:
Salty Humor From ':
by Assassination
by
Here And There
Hugh Byas. Answer flY -- ---- -- :
'AH"
to ou -- ?
The former Tokyo correspondent

of the New York Times dis Now brother wouldn't it be nice, $ Surprise : )i

closes the sources of the powerof If what you say were true? Girl (in parked car): "If you do,
the Japanese militarists. Here I But did you stop to think it twice I'll scream.! 'fI
also is the story of the patriotic The matter through and Sailors: "If I do what ?" d
murder societies, which do the through? Girl: "For heaven's sakes J
dirty work, and an explanation ol Weren't you going to kiss me i iC
the part played by the 7"I
emperor, I
who is believed to be of divine Hiram Jones, I knew not well, 'I
descent. Byas ends with a clearheaded But this for certain, I could tell. An Explorer
discussion of the future. To him, "you all" could have been 51> Sound in Night Club Boothc
single, "Hands off Columbus .
you've discovered
The Gaunt Woman
Gllliffan. by Edmund But to us, it's just a jingle. enough for tonight.
I
A thrilling tale of U-boat warfare -
In the North Atlantic. "The We came from far, and came from AccommodatingMac

Gaunt Woman," a black-hulled wide, : "Was her father surprised
square-rigger, is the villain, sup- To fight this damn war side by when you" said you wanted to marry
plying the Germans with mines side. her
and torpedos. The hero is the We didn't mean to hurt your pride, Mate: "Surprised? Why ha
Daniel Webster, a Glouchester hali- How could we, we're on your nearly dropped the shotgun.:
.
*
side.Forget
buter, which chases The Gaunt .
Woman to her final doom. Can't Be Done
that we once fought a war "What do you think of a man
The Irwin.Making of a Reporter' by Will This all took place in days ol I who constantly deceives hia wife?:"

yore. "I think he s a wonder." ,
More than the story of an ace
*
Let's from this earth all rulers
ewspaper writer and foreign correspondent A Certain Reason J
this is a portrait of diminish, rit1
an
era seen through the eyes of a re- And fight TOGETHER until the 1 I Ii II Sailor: "There's" a certain reason
I love
finish. why you
porter who has met nearly
public figure on the U. S. every Girl: "My goodness!I"
for the past forty years. scene And when at last our goal Is won, it1 I 41'e Sailor: "Don't be absurd**
We'll all unite and form as one. ( Ii Iir 0He'U
The Road to Courage; sources of Upon this earth, we'll give new Take Gum
morale In men and nations
by
life "
Mech: "Is this candy good?
Henry Wyman Holmes. ;For' you dear South, will be my F Clerk: "As pure as the girl of;
This Is a book about the courageof wife. \"\ love my wile too, Alfred. But that's .> that's Art!" I, your dreams, my lad."
ordinary men in their daily J, C. KRISCH Y3C, ) Mech: "I'll have a pack of gum.1
lives. The source of courage, the Personnel Office h __ o *
author believes, stems from a Definition
fighting faith in a good way of
life. The test of courage lies in Quatorze JuilletSide The Sailor's PrayerDear Petting-The study of anatomy
making all of the day's routines [ by the Braille system. ...
bear "on the common end of bring by side they fly, glad and proud together, God, watch over her for me *
ing men together in constructive Flag of free America, flag of Free France, That she may safely guarded bei; Out of Danger
action." Kissed by wind and sun in the pleasant weather I Help her each lonely hour to bear Girl: "But, father, it happenseven

,New fiction received: Lasswell, All the stripes a-flutter, all the stars a-dance! As I would, Lord, if I were there. in the best of families/

M.Suds Corvette in Your Rame.Eye; Monsarrat Tunnel From, H What do they mean to us, as we see them flying When she is sleeping, watch her just Father stay: away"Well from, after the this best you of

; In their noble beauty in the sunlight of July? then families."
Calais; Matachat, Tavern in the Somewhere, for those banners bright, men are fighting, dying. That fear may not her dream' *
Town; Michel, The X-Ray Mur What do the colors mean, for which men fight and die t offend; "Ready Two"
ders; Short, Ride the Man Down; Be ever her the
near through day; I
A Navy gun captain was at
Dickson, She Died a Lady. Blue and white and red flag of France beloved --. Let none but goodness come her home by the stove dozing peacefully

Blue for law and Justice, blue for truth and faith, way. when suddenly the stove door

Meet Your MatesBrief White for knightly honor, sorely tried, and proved came open and flames shot out,
Red for love and sacrifice, even unto death! Sweet, faithful girl that waits for "
me "Fire, shouted his wife.

Biographies of Men Red and white and blue, dear Star-Spangled Banner, Beyond a wide and spacious sea- The gun captain leaped to his
Serving With You Sacred to our hearts as Cross or Holy Grail Be merciful, 0 God, I pray; feet, grabbed the cat, shoved it
Red for heroes' blood, white for stainless honor, Take care of her while I'm away. into the stove, slammed the door,
CHARLES ARTHUR BELEY- Star-strewn blue of heaven for right which must prevail!-* Author Unknown. opened the draft and shouted up

OUN, ACOM, of Coronada, California -EMILY SEYMOUR COIT 'THE FIXIT, USS ALTAIR. the stove Two.pipe:" ,
has seen service on the "Ready
9

aircraft YORKTOWN carriers, HORNET SARATOGA and EN-, SupplicationI The Smoking Lamp he looked all around the room. Mistaken Identity
The pants were no where to be
TERPRISE since our entry into Boot: "You should be more care
do not know your name, tad, CoBtlBQCd From Face Fear found. Time was slipping by
ful ot
the war. He was commended pull your shades down at
ENTERPRISE With your uniform of blueI it might fast and here was a well-dressed Chief. I
for his leadership on the appear. night, passed your home
don't know where you're going officer without his pants.
during the Battle of last night and saw you kissing!
:Midway on June 4, 1942. Re- But my prayers will go with you. One of the reasons the invasionof There was nothing else to do so your wife
ports Indicate that he displayed Sicily became possible so soon he called on a friend to take his Chief: "Ha, ha. The joke's on

great courage and perseverance And you, young man in khaki, was the heavy purchases of War, place while he continued his anxIous you, Mac. I had the duty; and;
throughout the engagement. At As you mingle with the throng, Bonds by the American people. search for his pants. At this wasn't home last night."
I know not where you're bound for, Let's make the march into Berlin writing he still hasn't found them .

Aviation But my hopes will go along. and Tokyo our next stop by buy and reliable, according, his wife to had sources to rush usually downto Heads You Lose
War Bonds.
NATTCenter and has ing even more
great praise
the station from their home First WAAC: "I'm sure there'sa
for the use of "Mock-ups" for instruction To you, my boy in forest green sailor "
ashore following
with us.
a pair of pants to
in that school. With your manner debonair, "Italy Is about to lose its heel, relieve his distressing situation. Second WAAC: "Gosh, what
"Mock-ups" are wooden replicas of My heart will follow after, Walter Winchell commented on the Some pranks are more than funny. shall we do?"
airplanes equipped with all the Though you go I know not where. radio last Sunday night. First WAAC: '"Well, we mightas
Which does be mean the
ordnance including torpedoes, ,
gear well be fair. Let's match for
bombs, ammunition, etc. And to you, lad with silver wings, Italian "Boot" or Mussolini? Time has run out, mates ,. him,"
C Who on the clouds have trod- Same difference. let's have more of your storle'i
and remember the best -- t-a
Even before his country's en- Take my plea for these boys' will be the day when the Axis ,
trance into the war RICHARD II. safetyTo MYSTERY OF THE WEEKA -
at the feet of God. mech walked in the Ship's powers are completely crushed. Station MoviesMAIN
:MIRANDA, ACOM, knew what the place You can hasten that day by work-
war at sea meant. He was -ANNONYMOUS.Note Service soda fountain' the other Ing harder than ever before, but STATION"Springtime In the
attached to the Naval Attache's day and actually got waited on also by buying more War Bonds locteleB." John Payne, Betty Grable,
office In the American EmbassyIn in less than an hour. To this date July 18: 'Sweetheart of Fleet JinxFaulkenbur
than
you ever did before .
London where he worked under Loose Gear there has been no explanation SMOKING LAMP'S OUT. "Tales of Manhattan; ," bury AJI.star July Cast 19;,
the Naval Attache observing fighter All Zone Inspection Officers are for this phenomenon.An July 20; "Aldrich Gets Glamour," Jim-
plane methods aboard carriers. to carefully note all my Lydon. Charlie Smith July 21; "Se-
requested
lie with of 64 tots officer was taking a bath at cret Agent of Japan," Preston locter.
a
was convoy loose gear, with the thought as Lynn Barl. July 23.
ships which left Halifax for Great removal or security in case of one of the B.O.Q.'s the other day Dirty Gertie From STUDENT OFFICERS' AUDITOR.

Britain. A German plane spot- a severe storm! or hurricane. preparatory to meeting a high IUM-"On the Sunny Side," Roddy
ted the convoy six days out of ranking Naval official. He spenta Bizertie Is Hit McDowell, Jane Darwell July 18;
'Springtime In the Rocklem," John
lot of time on his appearanceand
Halifax and in less than 36 hoursa ,
Payne Betty Grable July 19; "Sweet
submarine wolk pack struck and every minute in unloading Nazi after looking himself over Over ThereOver I heart of Fleet," Jinx Faulkenburg. JanWoodbury
16 ships were sent to the bottom bombs with delayed action fuses.Miranda's "ship-shape." Song July 20;: "Tale or Manhat-
. is sea- carefully decided that he was tan Alf-Star Cast July 21 : "HI 'Ya
town
home
Chief Miranda praised highly there the song that has Chum," Ritz Brothers, July 23..
the work of the British disarm- side, Oregon, and he is now on dutyat Then he reached for his pants. gripped the imagination of the I LEE FIELD-"It Comes Up Love.
ing crews who risked their lives the NATTCenter. They were not there. Frantically American servicemen in this sec Gloria Jean, Donald Connor, July I
17; "HI. Buddy," Dick Foran Harriet
ond world war is a ditty called i Hllllard July 18: "On the Sunny Side."
Dirty Gertie from Bizertie. Roddy McDowell. Jane Darwell July l
The fighters in North Africa 19; Springtime in the Rockies." John
Payne, Betty Grable. July 20 "Sweet.heart .
fw ciT'A have adopted Pvt. William L. of Kleet," Jinx Faulkenburg.Joan
47r Russell's verse and it has been I \\'OOdbUrY1 July 21; "Tales ot
set to music by Sgt. Paul Relf. I -Star "Cast July 22->
"Aldrich Gets Glamour, Jimmy Lydon
; '8z: v4b r The result: Wherever you go over Charlie Smith, July 23.
there, you'll hear -
? Dirty Gertie from Bizertie
'L Hid a Mousetrap 'neath her Submit Material

ski'rtie,
/ ft Strapped it on her kneecap Contributions for thia page as
:
( rtBaited well as the editorial page should
it with Fleur de Flirte, be addressed to the "Literary and
Made her boy fnendt fingers Feature Editor" and signed by the
authors. All material submitted is
w \ hurtie,
Y"'a '' It A'- Made her boy friends' most carefully considered, and If found t.
alertyl available published at the earliest
She was voted in Bizertie opportunity that space will allow
"Miss Latrine" for nineteen These pages have been set aside
thirty. by the editors of JAX AIR NEWS aIn

*BW >M |b_ _WM W B4 order to provide a medium of
expression for Naval personnel on
Short Story this station and other Naval acti

Evolution of the automobile vibes nearby. Their success depends )

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Fliers Play Tonight In The Second Round Of State Semi-Pro Tournament I




I ;' Sheet Shooters Talk Over Southeastern Meet This Weekend Miller vs. Zabala .,


. r.. Pitching Duel '

I M I

Is Forecast '

I

Lefty Miller, the chunky left

I hander who has curved his wayto

j ," Ii six triumphs against a single

defeat this season, will take the

t I By Edmund Walsh, Y2c i : hill for the Fliers tonight at 1930 '

in their battle with the Gibbs
,(
The crossroads of war have
nine at the Jacksonville
shipyard
i)' ; seen two of the nation's top Navy I mirf
: baseball park.
E. football players of last year at the 4I '
Slated to start for the Gibbs
Station in the space of the last I 'I
._
two months. One, Chief Specialist team is Adrian Zabala stellar
:
George McAfee was on his way to .- southpaw of the Jacksonville Tars

the University of Michigan for \ second place Sally league team
'duty in the Navy's V12 college I : ( .'
t
i last season. Zabala who has been
tr
G program. The other. Ensign George .A
r Benson has just reported at the awaiting entry into the Cuban

Station and is in the VTB squadron. lr" < Army spent the latter part of la:IIIt\

Ensign Benson, like McAfee, I year with the Jersey City Gia{

'' biased brightly on the football I d > He will be a tough customer to
horizon last fall. The smashing I "
get by.
of the Seahaicks Nary '
fullback
Davis Joins TeamA
pre-fhght eleven at the University j
of Iowa, caught the eye of "We'll beat that Army team in a breeze," is what Lt. (Jg) H. K. Fletcher right, has Just finished I valuable acquisition to the

Grantland Rice, host respected telling other members of the Station skeet teams who will compete in the Southeastern shoot in Jack- team for the tournament is Ensign
authority on all star teams. Rice sonville this weekend. The Station team national title holders last year, will be out to avenge a defeat Jeff left hand
ttamed him to the all-Navy administered by the powerful Tyndall Field Army team in the Southeastern meet last year. To the left Davis a pitcher who

team fitting honor, for with- in skeet jacket, is Lieut. Charles Seymour officer in charge of the Station range. In the front row are won nine games and lost none for

out him Lieut. Col. Bierman's 1. to r. Clyde Britt and Leslie Freer Chief Specialist gunners, and Ward Strickler. AOM Ic; second the Naval Academy last spring.

Seahawks would never have row Douglas Day AOM 2c, Ray Coon AOM Ic. and Ray Herron, AOM 3c; back row Joe Bernick, AOM2c Davis pitched at Mason field recently -
cracked through to victories over and Allison Curtis Chief Specialist gunner. The Station will enter three teams in the meet. losing to the Jacksonville

teams like Minnesota and Michi- Coast Guard 3 to 0. However, it .

gan.The young Navy flier is the last NAS Has Strong Skeet Team Softball StandingsNational 'I was worked the in over first a contest month. he had

of three Northwestern university League The game, the second of a
I
grid stars, inducted into Naval W L Pet.A double header card, will get under
aviation between the halves of a 'Set For Southeastern MeetA & R ...... ..... ... .. 20 0 1.OOO way at 1930. Highly rated Merrill
football to train at Jackson- VPH2 . .. .. .. . 17 2 .895 Stevens of Miami plays the St.
game VTB2 . .. ... .. .. .. 13 6 .631
ville. The other two. Ensign Ike Station skeet team which Lieut. Charles Seymour, O & G .. .. .. .. ... .. .13 6 .684 : Johns Shipyard nine in the first
Kepford who trained in the VF Docks-Ferries .. ...... ,13 7 .650 game. All teams playing tonightwon
squadron at Cecil Field and Ensign' officer in charge of the Range, says is stronger than the one Marine Disbursing ...... 7 9 .418 their opening round
i t T-5 . ........ 9 12 ..429Storekeepers games.
which the national title for Jacksonville] at
Syracuse
Bus Heagy, who finished recently I won .. .. ...... .8 12 .400 Bob Vickery, stellar tosser for
at VoVcs, are already with the N. Y., last year, will compete in the Southeastern skeet shoot VOVCS 5 15 .250 the Fliers stands out as the tour-
fleet. I Air Wing .5. : : : : :: ::::::: 4 17 .!<*) i nament's leading pitcher by virtue
Saturday at the Jacksonville Gun Club. Main Dispensary . . 1 19 .050
Grandstanders at Mason Field I of his one hit pitching feat in the
often get to wondering about In all the Station will be represented American League opening round of play last Sunday.

the naval status of the baseball I by three teams featuring !Meet' The Fliers Ship's Company ...... .16 W 1 L Pet.941 Vickery pitched to only 28 men

team. So, if you'll stay with us, : such outstanding skeet shots as Shi P'B Store . ..., . .16 4 .800 while securing a 6 to 0 triumph.
we'll take around the bases Parachute Loft ... .. . .12 6 .667 Fliers Flash Form
you Chief Specialist gunners Clyde f' Marine Guard .. ... .. .11 8 .579
into the outfield and down the Boathouse .. .. .. ... .U 10 .524 In winning its first contest
middle from pitcher to catcher Britt and William Strickler co- Cooks-Bakers .. .. .. .11 10 .524 against the Food Cor-
and supply the information. holders of the world's record in Personnel . . .. .. 8 9 .471 Machinery
the two main events, Lieut. Bill Naval Hospital .. ... .. .10 10 .500 poration of Lakeland, the Fliers
What Lieut. Marty McDonough Seaman Guard . ... .. .7 9 .418 flashed good form at the plate
counts as his regular lineup is: Ragsdale twice captain of the All VM Hangar . . .. ... 3 10 .2.11 making six hits count for six
Lt. (j1) Don Cross third base; American skeet team, Lieut. Photo Lab . .. . 0 17 .000 two of the hits being for extra runs,

Joe Walsh, SIC, shortstop; Eddie Charles Seymour who placed sec- Officers League 1W bases. In the fourth inning Don
Lyons, SIc, second base; Chief ond in the 20 guage event in lastyear's L Pet. Cross doubled and Eddie Lyons
and Chief Specialist gunner Operations 15 4 .789
Specialist Charley Anastasio, Bill Heintz former New York VPB2-OTUI : ::::::::: :: : : :10 4 :.714 homered to account for two runs.
first base; Joe Johnson, AMMSc, T-5 . . .... .. .... ,11 5 .688 oJe Johnson Charley Anastasioand
left field; Owen Reeves, Y3c, State Champ. VPB2- I. .. ...... .. 10 5 ..667 Owen Reeves also came

center field, Chief Specialist Lieut. Seymour Praises Team VOVCS A&R .. .. .. .. ..... .. ..17 11 6 .389.647 through with base hits. Johnsongot
Larry King right field; Bob Big things are expected of the Officers League a timely hit in the third with
Vickery, AMMtc pitcher, and Station team by Lieut. Seymourwho Sw two mates aboard to bring in a

Pat Colgan, AMMSc, catcher says this year's team is even Naval Hospital . ., ... .. 8 7 L PC't..533 ru. This trio who hit three, four
stronger than the 1942 squad be- Dispensary . . .. ..... 9 8 .529 and five in the batting order will
:Among the others are Corp. cause it is more evenly balanced Intelligence . . .... 6 9 .400 need to continue hitting if the
Commissary 7 11
Supplv .389
Jim Norvell, a Marine, outfield; more consistent and because every 1 r : ::::: : 5 12 :.294 I Fliers are to climb to the top in
Lefty Miller, SSc; Johnny O'Don- man of the five man squad is an S Pub cCWorks . .. ..2 14 ..1251 the tournament

hell, SIc, pitcher; Bev Moss, Sic, excellent shot.
catcher; Ensign Erman Little- Lt. (jg) H. K. Fletcher team
John, pitcher, and Walt De- manager says that "the team's a A &RShip'sCompan Lead
Freitas, AMMtc, infielder powerhouse and we're out to beat
our number one rival the Tyndall ..
While down at the Physical Field Army team'.' As Teams Await PlayoffsBy
Training Department the other I
Entered in the meet for the Sta- ENSIGN= ERMAN UTTLEJOHN ,
day, we noticed that Bldg. 721 has 1 tion are Lieut. Bill Ragsdale, left hand pltchei has won three'
Bernard
been taken over by the WAVES ,I Chief Specialist gunners Leslie games for the Station Is six feet, Kahn, SSc

for their chow hall Time' was I Freer, Clyde Britt and William two pounds Inches. In home height Is In and Sherman weighs Miss 183 Like a cat chasing its tail, the softball.races on the Station
back in the Fall days of 42 when Strickler and aviation ordnance- attended Miss college at Clinton, keep going 'round and 'round.
721 was chow headquarters for the I man. first class Ward Strickler, Miss. where he won four letters in The scheduled
for the
football team after daily practice' baseball three In basketball and threeIn season National and American
first team.
sessions. With 721 located next to : who comprise Name Others the Entered student football body. .and. was president the mostpop of the leagues ended last Tuesday yet the play goes on. The closeness

Physical Training, it appears as 'I' ular and I n sord while of the flag races makes it necessary to play off all rained
though the boys will have to do Other Station entries in the In college, he played for Stanley L.
out in order to determine
meet comprising the remainingtwo Robinson former Colgate All Americanand games the final league standings. ,
some side stepping to get to chow at the Station he Is playing for -
next fall. teams are: Lieut. Charles another top flight Colgate football and The Shaughnessy series involv- I
I Lt. H. K. Fletcher, | punched out singles to do the damI
Seymour, (jg) baseball player Lieut. Marty Mc- ing the four teams in each -
Chief Specialist gunners Allison Donough Is an Instructor In aviation top I age. James. VTB2 pitcher, played
all
When
the record inon
are
officer school has will under
league get as soon
gunnery way the Little David role
Bill and Clarence by limiting
Curtis Heintz I
the national semi-pro baseball an M. A. degree from the U. of Miss. as the rained out tilts are run
meets this year, the one hit Brooks Aviation Ordnanceman and was employed by the Miss.' State! off but right now a tie for fourth the league Goliaths to nine well
Education from 36 to 42
first class Coon Aviation Dept of spaced hits. .
pitching feat of Bob Vickery in Ray played pro ball for Tupelo in place exists in the N. L. Ordnance A A. It'lnll Pennant
second class ,
Ordnancemen
downing the Lakeland team 6 Douglas the N. 1:. Miss league. & Gunnery and Docks-Ferries are Anyway
and Joe Bernick Aviation The defeat did not prevent A
last Day -- --
to 0 Sunday is sure to rank deadiocked for the prized No. 4
high. A lot of credit is due. the I Ordnancemen third class Marv & R from winning the N. L. pen
ex-Duke hurler for his. mound/ Blazer and Ray Herron. and Sea- Di Maggio Was In A 56 position.O nant and it enabled VTB2 to third
& G and Docks-Ferries each
second class Ferren Kahoe. place.
masterpieces on behalf of the man Game Hitting Streak have one rained out game to play.In Meanwhile Docks-Ferries suffered -
Station nine. I Lieut. Seymour and Chief Spe-
After losing in his debut 3 to 8 I cialist gunner Freer are the only 2 Years AgoTwo the event they last wind tiff up tied a stinging setback in ita
after playing the a two-
drive for
fourth place when it suc-
to the Carpenters he has come two members of the 1942 team
years ago this time Joe out-of-three game series will be cumbed to Marine Disbursing In
back to score five triumphs, two back to compete in the Southeastern -
over the Carpenters 7 to 3 and shoot for the second time. Gone DiMaggio was in the midst of his necessitated to settle the fourth a free scoring melee, 11 to 10. The

7 to % one over the Mayport from the squad are such ace shooters famous 56 game hitting streak for place dispute. i Docks-Ferries crew redeemed itself -
Section Base, 13 to 0, another as Lieut. George Deyoe and the New York Yankees Not only Besides producing an airtight later in the week by shading
over Downing 1 to 0 and his i Lieut. Jack Domlny. has Joe left baseball for the Service finish the last week of the regular' O & G in a crucial battle 1 to 0.
most recent win over Lakeland. but also so have half of the National loop season was featuredby It was a mound duel with each
WING TIPS Ensign Charles 42 hurlers whose pitches he slammed the fall of an A & R team I club pecking out only two hits.
for 91 safe hits across the which had scored 20 victories without The decisive
Maloney, of T5, has played professional I Kromer ex-Pensacola Star I run was manufactured -
Hartford two month span to July 17. defeat. A & R's foot slipped I in the second inning when
baseball with the
club of the Eastern league and II Signs With Detroit Lions Twenty one of the chuckers are tn a rock-'em-and-sock-'em tussle Daniel romped home after Roberts
who rated still operating in the American with VTB2. walked and slammed a
with the Louisville Colonels of the Paul Kromer, was on Frazier
:American Association. The 21 yearold I a par with Tommy Harmon when league, including Thornton Lee the VTB2 spoiled A &. R's perfect rec- game-winning single.!
Chicago White Sox lefty one of the ord to win The Ddcks-Ferries
Ensign hit .310 with Louisville the pair were sophomores at the by going eight Innings ballmen surely' -
'.' Corwin Clatt whose runningand University of Michigan is the first chief sufferers in the DiMaggio by 4 to 2. To add insult to injury had their ups and downs for
passing brought Notre Dame member of the Detroit Lions pro- spree. Joe had four of his days VTB2 slapped 12 hits right' in they turned around arid preceded

Into a late game 13 to 13 tie with fessional football team to return and six of his hits off Lee. Stan Pointek's face-maiktng( the/ ,to( ,drop a 7>-0 shutout. to VTB2. .
Great Lakes last fall is in the his signed 1943 player contract. '- First loss for the hefty hurler who'hld ShijiV' Company1 I* 'Tops .

'Army at Camp Grant Ill. Kromer. 23 years old is on the Sgt. Joe Lotus heavyweight chalked up 12 wins in a row. Over in the American circuit
Ensign Frank Velesek, of VTB Navy's inactive list as a result of boxing champion of the world, has VTB2 delivered a staggering blowto Ship's Company, Ship's Store
injuries received in an automobile recently completed work on the A & R in the eighth Inning to Ashore Parachute Loft and Ma-

-.1 accident while on duty at Pen-, Hollywood version of "This. Is The break a 2-2 tie. Costa Paradow- ,rine. Guard are running one-two-
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mer Creighton college player.. ;; ,: sacola. r'' oj- .. t Army '. .. .,.:.. II.'Young. I Garlett. ConllineC. .o.-.Pal Seven

















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Battery Mates Hold Strategy Confab A and R Qualifies Cadence Champ! Sailor Beware;


181 In SwimmingIn .... ." ,; .--
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: Keep Your ShirtA
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.,. the race by divisions, departments I
Series of Articles
and squadrons to qualify ( } Expos

the most; swimmers among the ing Crooked Promoters
ranks of enlisted men, A and R sC
v MG leads with a total of 218 qualified "i Who May Be Operatingin

: swimmers. Over eight hundredmen
have parsed their tests at the JacksonvilleFree

pool which adjoins Ships Service
I and have been awarded engraved
,>', cards which state they are qualified i. GoodsThe
G '" swimmers. Federal Trade Commissionsays

4 ? '... ''v Among the rivalries noted in that goods are not "free" .
the standings are: VPB (1) lead- when to receive them you must
ing VPB ((2) with 184 qualified buy something else, the price of
, swimmers to the latters 91. Seaman which includes the cost of the free

Guard and the Fire house, both goods. In other words, nothing is
divisions of the Yard departmentare free when you have to pay for it.
fifth and sixth in the standings When a merchant offers a suit of
with one having 69 and the clothes for $25 "with extra trousers
other 56 respectively.Men free," it must be assumed that
.df a,6a Q qualified from each unit so the cost of the "extra trousers" are

3 siA far are: A and R, 218; VPB (1), included in the price of the suit.

184; VPB (2), 91; VTB, 76; Seaman Right? "Free Goods" offers
Guard, 69; Fire House, :56; should be analyzed.
$ If cheerfulness was rationed The Free to YOU salesmanIs
X 1, 49; Marine Guard 45; Cooks
i and Bakers, 19; VO-VCS, 9; Docks Oliver Edmoni. Jr, of the Station seen on the streets,
and Ferries, 8; Ordnance and I Bootcamp would have spent all WITH SOMETHING FOR NOTHING

', Gunnery, 6; T5, 6; Parachute Loft, his supply of points at once, as "
.
:"' > witness the above. Ed- For all those he
,. 3; VM Hangar, 2 Photo Lab, 2 picture meets.
l! ; ;
W ..,...... l>i< Air Wing 5, 1; Store Keepers, 1; mon a colored boy from St. Au- He offers for nothing .
Bill Keith right and Ray Auld. pitcher and catcher respectively for the and Boat House, 1. gustine, Fla.. is happy as a pig FREE stocks in a mine
third place Marine Barracks nine of the intra-station league make up The test is entirely voluntaryand in the sun after capturing the Sta- FREE books and FREE write.

one of the best battery combination in the six team loop. Until Keith cards are awarded to first, i tion Cadence Counting Championship. ups,
contracted a sore arm recently he had won a total of seven games while second and third class swimmers Besides fame, he won for- FREE lots that are fine.
losing fire. Auld hits the ball hard and is a good receiver and to those who can pass the life tune to the extent of a $25 War FREE photos, FREE portraits,
Bond donated the Welfare De- FREE FREE
by toothpaste, shoes
saving test. The pool is open from
partment.The FREE magazines, razors,
0900 to 2100 daily Enlisted men
NAS Boxers MeetSt. Cadence Contest, sponsoredby YOU simply can't lose.
Malone Is desiring to qualify should reportto
Hurling the life guard on duty. the Jax Air News, was climaxed BUT wait just a minuteHe
last week with the staging of the wants you to sign
Sl
-
Augustine Star Of Station championship finals on the Victory Your well known cognomen
Smoker program. The crowd serv- "Right here on the line."
Better Buy Round ed as the jury on the contestantsand Read over the contract,

Coast GuardThe Baseball by thunderous applause it Look close ere you've signed,
League voted the Cadence crown to the For, SOMETHING FOR NOTHINGIs

Station boxing team will Trippers, Mates! babbling colored "boot". Counting oft-times a blind"INVESTIGATE .
seek ltd second straight win over I By Carolus G. Anderson. Y2c Cadence as "she's" probably never BEFORE YOU
been counted before Edmon turn- INVEST."
the St. Augustine Coast Guard ,
when the two Service squads tan- three Seaman and a Guard half advantage maintained in the a Navy Department Warns ed loose a bombastic mixture of -'-'gi '

gle on Francis field in St. Augus- Intra-Station baseball league the Men On Leave Against vocal hocus-pocus, blending improvised Permanent Residence
tine tomorrow night at 1930. week which gibberish, jabber, and unintelligible -
past the
The Flier boxing team's next saw lightest Ticket FundsThe jargon with rhyme and
of Seeking
activity the season due to Defined BuPersThe
home match will probably be with rhythm, to steal the show. He By
downpours which washed out all
the Mayport Section Base at Ma- represented Platoon 136 of Boot-
but three games. Navy Department has noti-
son field within the next few Naval Air Technical Training fied commandants and commanding camp against contestants from A Bureau of Naval Personnel .
& R and NATTC.'Zero' Manual Article
weeks. H-1802 defines
,
Center teams who made big ad- officers not to authorize Red
Eight fights have been sche- vances last week came through Cross financial aid to enlisted -* frf- "official residence (as) the placeof
duled by Lt. t OS John Pata ick. from leave. permanent residence or hometo
with another pair of victories in men returning The Includes"Hap,1
la main station Family which a member of the Naval
who instructing
for this
two starts to improve their stand- reason request is a resultof
"boxers at the arena in back of the Reserve, if ordered to active duty
of
ings. growing tendency men
the Seaman Guard barracks. Chief Malone In Form to take undue advantage of thatorganization's 'Oscar', 'Dinah'Ask would normally expect to be returned
waln's Mate Lenzer of the : release from active
Boa Bob Malone of NATTC Unit 2 good will in this re upon
-r what duty.
turned in the best pitching job spect. any mathematician
Reckless "Zero" equals and he'll say "noth- It is apparent that this deM-
when he shackled Seaman Guard, spending, hitch-hiking,
: loss will ing". Ask any Solomon Island or nition has been misinterpreted to
3 to 0. allowing four hits and or theft not be accepted
Pacific fighter pilot the same include temporary "living address"
striking out seven. The pacemakers as excusable delay as men are
won one start as Eddie Lyons I, warned to account for the funds I question and you may get several -or residence in the vicinityof
I and provide for return answers-including "nothing". duty. This should not be reported -
hurled them to victory over As- transportation -
is Ask offi to the Bureau, unless, it is
before : the Navy Intelligence
& taking leave.
sembly Repair, 3 to 1. It was a the
cers what "Zero" equals and they'llanswer reporting officer's intention to
Those thus stranded, however
two-hit game for Lyons who plays ,
second base for the Air Station should apply to the nearest Navy that Zero can equal maintain a permanent home at
team, Recruiting Station or Receiving "Hap", "Oscar", "Nate", "Zeke"l that place after his release and so
Another shutout was registeredby Ship prior to expiration of leave. "Pete", and "Dinah", which are the wishes to be transported to that
Transportation requests will be identifying code names given the area.
Pitcher Stone of NATTC Unit 4
Addresses of
against hapless A & R, 4 to 0. i furnished by these officers for return various models of Jap Zero planesby should however leave be forwarded destinations
to
tickets and the cost will be the Navy.
In another four-hit performance
Zero itself does not the Bureau and such addresses
checked identify a
against the man's ac
Malone tripped up Seaman Guard
should the date
much modelof give of expected
it
counts. type so as names a
10 to 1. It was the big right
arrival and departure.
hander's second league triumph in This procedure should not be the type. "Hap" is the fastest
construed as relieving the men of the Zero craft, and most maneuverable -'-jpi
a week both of which were over
the first place Guardsmen. from all liability of punishmentfor It is believed the most
recent model and of bet Arlington Lists
Hitting heroes for the week failure to comply with the evidently
were Bill Lancaster, Dan Genzberg orders of their commanding offi- ter construction.
and Monty Hammond of NATTC cers. Each will be carefully investigated Heroes Of Navy

Unit 2 and Miller and Thomas of tice. to discourage the prac- Khaki May Be Worn As Carved upon the amphitheatre
NATTC Unit 4. !
at Arlington are the names of
The Standings Long As ServiceableThe fourteen men.

W L Pet. to 3. Bureau of Naval Personnel They were selected by a com-
Seaman Guard 17 9 .654 Personnel stubbed its toe, too, Information Bulletin announcedthat mittee of admirals, captains and

Clyde Perry NATTC Unit 1 ........ 12 10 .545 bowing before Parachute Loft by the purchase of khaki uni- college presidents as the most distinguished -
Marine Barracks .... 121 .517 7 to 4. Magliocco cracked out two forms by officers was still auth- American naval officers.
Coast Guard, is the rival coach. NATTC Unit 2 ........ 12 13 .480 hard hits to lead the attack. Per- orized, and that such uniforms They are: John Paul Jones,
From the squad of fighters work- NATTC Unit 4 ........ 11 13 .458 sonnel, by the way, has lost six may be worn as long as they are Thomas Truxton, Edward Preble
Ing out over at the arena, the Assembly & Repair.. 7 15 .318 games, by one-run margins this serviceable.The Isaac Hull, Stephen Decatur, Oliver
following have been selected to Week's Results season. change In color of working Hazard Perry, Thomas McDon-
battle in these divisions: Fred NATTC Unit 2, 3; Seaman Guard Batting averages computed for uniform to slate grey is now official ough, Charles Stewart, David
Illaramendy, 128 Ibs. Seaman Seaman Guard, 3; Assembly & Repair the A. L. reveal C. W. Green of and this color may be worn Glasgow Farragut, David Dixon
Guard; George Kriz, 128 lbs., A 1.NATTC VM Hangar boasts a pretentiousmark However, the necessary yardage I Porter, Andrew Hull Foote, John
and R; Al Young. 138 lbs A and Unit 4,4; Assembly & Re- of .529 to lead the loop. from which to fabricate the new I. Lorrimer Worden, George Dewey
R; Dick Lee, 135 Ibs. Seaman pair 0.NATTC Other team leaders follow: Brun- style will not be in sufficient and William Thomas Sampson.The .

Guard; Willie Scraggs, 140 Ibs. Unit 2, 10; Seaman Guard son, Boathouse, .384; Shoemaker, quantity for many months.To I. careers of these men offer
Boathouse; Red McCann, 145 Ibs. 1. Ship's Company, .387; Ulrey, Naval clarify any misunderstanding a great composite tradition and a
A and R; Clyde Perry, 155 Ibs. -- Hospital, .321; Brinson, Ship's it was stated until existing. superb pattern for naval officers
Seaman Guard; and Fred Poirier, Store, .354; Standard, Personnel, stocks of khaki are used up the today, says Captain Leland P. Lov-
Marine Barracks, heavyweight.In i A & R, Ship's Company 500; Cifranic Parachute Loft, khaki uniforms will be recognized, ette in his book, "Naval Customs" ,
the 165 lb. division, three .339; and Pohl, Marine Guard .518. after which time the slate grey Traditions and Usage," the bibleof
candidates have been battling it Lead As Teams Await The big blow of the week in the working uniform uilj be required. the reserve officer.
out for the right to represent the Officers league was struck by An- -....--- Doubtless new nam Station. In this group are: S. W. Softball Players derson, who played a Frank Mer- Aboard ify for that roll of honor and dis
Reed, A and R, J. L. Adaisick. riwell role in a game between Reporting tinction before Germany and Japan
Marine, and J. F. Toohey, A and R. Continued From Pat "Sir\ Operations and A & R. Anderson, Proper Procedure are exterminated.

three-four and they appear to be who had struck out twice earlier I, -

reasonably sure of finishing in in the fray, gave Pitcher Mills' a.I Officsrs reporting at, or near Seven WeddedOn
NATTC Swimming Team that order However, Personnelhas ride with a prodigious homerun I large shore establishments for per- Couples
a mathematical chance of manent or temporary duty should Station
smackeroo with the bases full to'pace In WeekSeven
Breaks State Record overhauling the Marines for fourth Operations to a 10-to-1 tri "report aboard" to the commandant -
place. Trailing by game and a umph. or commanding: officers thereof. weddings were conductedat

Slashing six and two-tenths sec- half, Personnel still has four rain- Turn about being fair play, A This may be done by letter the Station during the past
onds off the Florida state record. ed out contests to play and the & R avenged itself later in the telephone or personnel visit, givingthe week.
the NATTq 150-yard medley relay Leathernecks have two more week by tipping over the league type of mission, length of stay The weddings were, July 7: M.
team brought glory to tho scraps ahead. It Personnel wins leading Operations outfit, 4 to 1. and where they may be reached. G. Neuberger and Rose Webber;
Training Center by establishing a all four and the Marines lose one If such: duty is of a reasonable July 9: Constantine D. Paifif and
mark of one minute and S 30 sec- they'll ,be knotted for the No. 4 Mills was as stingy with hits as length of time the commandant of Louise Cuneo; Kenneth B. Duke
housewife is with ration
onds in the event last week in the slot. That, however, is easier said a coupons, the district should r.e notified even and Ellen Leigh Broun.
S Springfield pool. The old record than done. permitting only three hits. if not in the immediate vicinity. July 10: Jesse R. Collins and Alicia
was one minute, 36 and two-tenths The Marines absorbed an un- -"'=!i- This is considered good Naval Terek; William S. Riley and
seconds. pected whipping from the Cooks- Did you hear about the moran practice and essential for coordina- Mildred Kearney; Norman G. Mar-
Members of the relay team were Bakers, 10 to 3. Crisler also led who went to the football game be- tion within the district, even ten, Jr., and Lillian Higgins; July
I Sailors G. J, Kraft, G. W. Shaw the Cooks-Bakers a heated cause he thought halfback meanta though it is not required by official 11: Leroy L. Dowell and Earlene
I and J.' R. Hawksworth.. triumph over Seaman Guards 4 refund? I travel orders. Eldridra -*





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July 15, 1943'


Flight Surgeon Here Tells Lee Field News: WAVES Shop Opens On Station


f Lieut. (jg) Warner

Of Jap Pearl Harbor Punch
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I
j Takes Over DutiesAs .'

I Lieut. Comdr. Chenault Says It Was Hard To rl1

Believe War Actually Had Come Until Blazing New Chaplain


Uap Plane Crashed "And Everybody Cheered"
Surprise Birthday Party

r The patient was just opening his mouth like a nice little boy to say For Yeoman Jack Roche
"Ah" for the doctor when an ear-splitting: explosion broke the peace ; j

The date was December 7, 1911, the time about 0755, the place a Weather Slows Softball jI
tvooden hospital ward at Pearl Harbor and the doctor was Lieutenant

Commander Oran W. Chenault, now the flight surgeon of this Station By C. 8. Wilkes, Ylc
"I don't even remember looking I __
Lieutenant (jg) Glen M. Warner
In the man's mouth. Lieut. Comdr.
ualties were received at
any place i is the new Protestant chaplain
Chenault relates now. "Things they happened to bring them. The taking over the duties of Lieutenant -
really started" banging away about doctors were making every effortto Fergus." ,

that Lieut.time.Comdr. Chenault's first see that everybody got treat Chaplain Warner, a graduate of t Mi
ment as rapidly as possible. Mostof Ohio wesleyan and Boston University's
Impression was that it was a premature -
the patients were victims of School of Theology, was
: explosion of dynamite on a shock and flash burns. The raid pastor of the First Methodist

flrydock project underway nearby.that actually lasted from eight until Church In Bridgeport, Ohio, before
"My second thought was eleven in the morning. Patients entering the Navy in January, i
the boys were" probably playing kept coming in until about three 1943. He reported to Lee Field af- ,
war games, the Officer recalls. o'clock in the afternoon."As ter completing instruction at thechaplain's a
mind there
'It never entered my we got down to work we school in Williamsburg; '
was an enemy attack on Pearl lost all consciousness of what was .

Harbor." going on outside." Va.His new office Is located in the
"It's The Real Thing"Lieut. The medical officer describedthe station library.

Comdr. Chenault then air as being so full of AA fireit The new softball league, ham-
dashed across the street to the
resembled confetti. pered by bad weather last week,
Medical O. D. Office and 'phonedthe
The wards filled "A
up quickly. will step up its schedule with six
senior duty officer. By and now the lot of the patients got well mighty. games on the docket for this 2 \ M ,,
constant
the firing was quick and got out there to fight- week's play. The A & R team a a
duty officer just said "It's the real Ing. Even the men who were handed the Dispensary a 13-0

thing"-and hung up! wounded wanted to be patched up drubbing the other night to take 1' _
the front porch rw.\
"I walked out on in a hurry so they could get back over the undisputed lead, although
find we could see planes flying I and fight. This was the sort of Gunnery-Personnel has an oppor-
right over the hospital and on spirit our boys had out there that tunity to overhaul them before the !
Island with the rising ili
toward Ford
them," day," says the Officer. week is out. By its loss, the Dis- I
plainly on
sun showing
Commander."But It was a harrowing experience : pensary team dropped into third
said the Lieutenant for the doctors as well as the pa- place. However, the full schedule
it was still hard to realize
that this was actual war. About tients. I this week may see some major WAVES on the Station have expressed tremendous appreciation of the
this time a blazing plane headed "I slept" for 45 minutes that first changes in the relative positions of WAVES Shop which was opened under the supervision of Lt (jg),

directly for the center of the hospi- night, relates Lieut. Comdr. Che- the six-team league. Gladys Price in Building 720 recently Shown above (left to right),
tal. There was nothing we could nault. "For the next 10 days or Did you hear about the aviation Lt. (jg) Ellen Littlejohn is being shown the stock by Mrs. Doris Pos-

do but just stand and watch it. two weeks we worked all day and chief machinist's mate (acting ap- ner, the manager while SpS) 2c Marjorie Goode purchases a smock;
Everybody cheered and whistled, on four hour duty at night. The pointment) who requested perma- from Mrs. Dorcas Dlrst. With the exception of NAS, Miami, Fla,
doctors, nurses, and hospital nent appointment in that grade.
corps-
just like a football game, when Jacksonville Is the only station in the south operating a regular
men slept where they could finda The bureau wrote back approving WAVES store.The .
we saw it was a Jap plane. vacant place-on the floor, on a his permanent appointment as a

Zamy. mattress, piled up on the grass chief boatswain's mate. Dotson
outside" says all he can do is cuss like
All hands settled down immc'diatcly Red Cross Praised 2 New Doctors

( to the grim reality of The officer is lavish in his one.The photo lab has a man whois Inquiring

'war recalls Lifnt. Comdr. Chc praise of the Red Cross and the practicing for the title role in
nault. lie ordered the lire de- regular hospital attendants duringthe the play "Rain". He failed in his Are Now On DutyAt
fail to extinguish- blaze, had holocaust. first test while "on location" the

the ambulances warmed up and The entire hospital staff later other day, later walking into the ReporterQUESTION '
standing by, prisoners removed received a citation in the formof office soaked to the skin-except Boot Camp

from the brig for safety, and he a letter of commendation from for one dry pant leg. Act 1, scene "

summoned all doctors by 'phone. Admiral Nimitz. 1, ended with a comic gesture Comdr. Prescott Ve1
"About 0900 cases began to come Asked about the official report when he appeared in Lieut. Don : What do Navy i '

In one continuous line," the offi- issued recently to the effect that Danner's pants and breath- you think about strikes in Lieut. Newman ReearclifL_\,.'i. '- ,,!

cer said. "They came in buses! ..97 per cant of _Naval and Marine less! wartime? In Aviation MedicmeTSeH I *.. .'".!: : I
trucks, automobiles any Kina 01 .
personnel wounded from December Yeoman Jack Roche had a surprise } :
transportation available. I was I 7, 1941 to March 31 of this yearon birthday party the other day ANSWERS: By Lt. (jg) W. W. LiddeD .. ,
assigned to an operating room i ione in all fronts had recovered, Lieut. with Mrs. Van coming through The Recruit Centers aboard this
of the temporary wards. CasAir Chenault with cake. The "exec" FRANK D'ZAMBA, Ylc:
Comdr. said the figures I a special Station is fortunate in obtaining
"Strikes should be outlawed. All
speak for themselves as a tributeto then came through with ice cream the services of two new doctors,
offenders should be drafted into
to with it. And Broude
medical science. go was Commander E. II. Prescott, and
This Station's flight surgeon,, over at the dispensary trying to service regardless of age. Lieutenant
H. W. Newman.
.
Station's Theyare
E. LYLE Jr. Cox Y-3 DI-
L. ,
indeed, "remembers Pearl Harbor. convince the doctor that he was replacing Lieut. Comdr. Jack
vision: "I shoot the leadersof
say
sick because the said hedidn't
-':! boys strikes No kidding, I think if Warren and Lieut. (Jg) II. Molish..
look When he finds
right.
Bank Now Open u we took a few out and shot 'em Commander Prescott, a native of
out what he missed he is going
Edgefield, S. C., and a graduate
the strikes would stop. Supposewe
back to have the doctor check b3 of the medical college of the
went 'on strike ? They'd shootus
For BusinessLieut. credulity. as deserters. If the boys at State of South Carolina, classof
%:!i t I Guadalcanal, Africa and overseas 1918, entered the Naval service

went strike we'd all be in directly after graduation and has
on a
P. G. Howe First At St. Vincent's Hospital, Jacksonville Rule On WearingUnit helluva fix." been in the Navy continuouslysince

: FRED SAMES, S2c: "My first that time. He has served in

Depositor; 50 Customers Seabees 3c: and Mrs. Thomas A Mock impulse is to condemn all strikes many combat ships and on both
a daughter Mary Ann, Monda> July Citation and strikers, but on second thought foreign and domestic shore sta

Turn Up On Opening Day 5. Aviation Metalsmlth 2c and Mrs. Sylvia there are two sides to every argument tions.
C Ploclch, a daughter, Tuesday. Work stoppage could be Commander Prescott has three
The Jacksonville Naval Air Sta- July 6Seaman. Ribbon ChangedBy avoided if the employers, as wellas sons, Eustace H. Prescott, Jr., sec .
2c and Mrs. Arthur Wagensell -
ond
lion's bank a branch of the down- a daughter, Dianne Althea Tues- the employes, weren't so greedy.If year student at the Medical
town Barnett National Bank, day July 6. the men who are getting rich College of the University of Geor
Lt. and Mrs. Price K. Stradley a Order Of President gin, who is now in the Naval Re-
opened its doors Monday, July 12, son Roger Price Tuesday July 6. in this war would share some of
at 1100 to Station military and Lt. and Mrs. Arthur Schultz, a son, Ribbon Be Worn their profits with the workers we serve and has been called to active
civilian personnel.The Arthur, Thursday, July 8. May would not have any strikes." duty as of July 1 in a student
Lt. and Mis. Francis After One CitationThe GARDNER VOVCS status; William Lewis Prescott,
first depositor, Lieut. P. G. daughter Katherine \ lddlfgi1r: ANN Y3c, :
Howe, was waiting at the door day, July S. "Strikes are lousy, to put it mild- now in the Navy on sea duty anda
early Monday morning when the Cadet and Mrs. John W. Carpenter Presidential Unit Citation. ly." survivor of the sinking of the
daughter, Llesbeth Joanne, Saturday USS WASP and Edward C.
bank's staff appeared for work. a July 10.AMM2c Ribbon may be worn after one citation FRANCES STANFORD, Y3c: ; Prescott
Largest single account receivedwas and Mrs. Harry S. Volley of a unit by authority of I Y-1 Division: "I think strikes are who is now In his first yearat
the Station's Ship's Service. I. 'r. a Ron, Harry Stewart, Saturday, the President, it has been announced the bottleneck in the whole affair.If the Macon High School, Macon,

All told between $3 ,OOO and $50-i July' P. 10.O. 3c and Mrs. William Mattox. here. i people were not so interestedin Ga.Lieutenant .
Newman has been
000 dollars was deposited by some a daughter, Edith Marie, Sunday, July I Executive order No. 9050 has i making money and selfish they in
the
CO officers and enlisted men the 11. been modified and General order II wouldn't go on strike." Navy since September 7, 1942
Seaman 2c and Mrs. John W. Williams and has been assigned to special:
first day. No. 187 has been amended as fol- RICHARD B. FERRIS, S2c,
a daughter, Doris Annette, Sun-
The bank's functions are to proVide day, July lows: Cancel paragraph 4, and I NAGS: "I don't think much of the duty at Stanford University for research ,.
checking: accounts, to cash or Seaman Ji'and Mrs. Clark D. Williams substitute (c) and (d) therefor: I strikes. If they strike, draft 'em in Aviation Medicine. This
Issue checks, handle collections and ,July B son 11.Servicemen.Clark .Blaylock jr., Sunday (C) ((1) When a Unit has received -I and stick 'em in the front lines. research was of a highly secretive

Bell cashier traveller's checks. ...... the Presidential Unit Cita- They are getting as much or more nature and Aviation Medicine was \
Checking accounts may be taken tion, all personnel serving in that than we are." I advanced another notch by his

out by all personnel but since no Invited To Unit during the occasion for which PVT. JAMES F. NELSON, Ma-I findings Lieut. Newman F
Interest Is paid on deposits, savIngs cited, or any part thereof shall rine Guard Company: "Well, from came directly
Stanford
accounts will not be handled. Baptist Church SundayThe wear the Citation Ribbon with one tell you. Strikes are very unpatriotic -I University to NTS .
Accounts may be opened with star permanently, regardless of in wartime. We should all he here. Although he is an M. D.,

any sizeable deposit. Two Seamen Riverside Baptist Church, where serving. pull together now. It's all rightto is specializing in psychiatry._
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(2) Personnel authorired to have these disputes after the --.z
second class opened their accounts located at the corner of King and
wear the Citation Ribbon with one war but right now I wouldn't
with ten dollars each last Monday. Park streets In Jacksonville, is Inaugurating BluejacketThe
although the amount of deposit "open house" for all star as above shall wear an addi- have anything to do with a striker, deriviation for Bluejacket is
and the standing balance should servicemen this Sunday from 1800 tional star for each additional CI- particularly the coal miners." accredited to the fact the first -
/, be $200 or more. tation of the unit upon which they TED LUDWIN, AMM2c Lee uniform that ever was officially
to 1900. Servicemen will be warm-
Unless a balance of that amountIs serve during the occasion for Field: "Strikes should be outlawed sanctioned for sailors In the Royal
kept up, or if initial deposits ly greeted by a group of young which the Unit la cited, whether it and real teeth oughta be put Navy was a short blue jacket, openin
are under that figure, there will be people. be the same or another Unit. into the law. There is no excuse front.

a fifty-cent monthly handling The Baptist Church invites all (3)) Personnel who subsequentlyjoin for strikes now. Draft the strikers
charge. for checking accounts. Ac- a Unit which has been cited with the rest of us. Then let 'em quicker."
counts in excess of $200 will not servicemen on this Station to dropin shall wear the plain Citation Ribbon strike and see what happens." UNCLE SAM (quoted in Our

be charged a service fee. and get acquainted, sing and without star and only while MARGARET RIGNEY Y3c Navy Magazine) : "Shame on you

o This 50-cent fee entitles the depositor chat and snack. A spiritual B. Y. attached to that Unit. X-l : "There is no justification for who call yourselves Americansthat .,

to Issue five checks in a P. U. program will be staged from ((1)) Flag Officers and membersof strikes in wartime. Everyone dare walk out on your fight-
month. Accounts of over $200 al- their staffs serving in a Unit should be so war-minded they ing brothers who wait for vital
low ten checks monthly and each 1900 to 2000 and the Evening Wor- upon the occasion for which cited, would not have selfish motives in war material so necessary for victory -

one hundred dollars additional allows ship will be held on the church or any part thereof, shall be included view. We should all concentrateon 'to maintain. our freedom and
five added checks. lawn from 2000 to 2100 in the Unit Citation." the war in order to get it over independence.'





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