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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: July 29, 1943
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} VOL. 1, No. 18 U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA July 29, 1943



I; Capt. Kinnard Succeeds Take A Bow, NAOTC Admiral A. B. Cook Praises :


Training Of Navy


.r I; Capt. Wheeler As Head And Marine Pilots WAVES Here For Excellent i





't Of Supply Department Lavishly Admiral PraisedVice Fitch Is And Enthusiastic Efforts 1 J



r Key Officer Here Goes To Pacific Coast Duty; Training Pleased With Naval System Fliers Of Women Reservists Lauded For Efficient

Successor Reports Aboard From NAS Miami Service; Celebrate Anniversary FridayOn
The Navy's air commander in
1': the South Pacific, in a dispatch to the eve of the WAVES' first anniversary, Rear AdmiralA.
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Captain Vernon H. Wheeler, (SC), USN Supply and Accounting
*. f officer of this Station for the last 14 months, has been detached and the Navy Department, gives basic B. Cook, chief of NAOT, today commended the women in

, ) succeeded by Captain H. G. Kinnard, (SC), USN, who has held a credit to Naval Aviation's Naval service Qn this Station for enthusiastic and efficient
similar position at the Naval Air Station at Miami, Fla., for the last system of training carrier pilots performance of duty.
and aircrewmen for the
t.- l1montts._ the!,_ Navy, announced today. series of Naval air victories continuing which The WAVES celebrate their

duty Captain as assistant Wheeler to Rear departs Admiral lor was aboard the gallant aircraft began within two months after I first have come birthday a long tomorrow.since They July
Pearl Harbor and has been featured way
carrier which he -
I Enterprise, Spotlight Tonight
Ray Spear, inspector general of in the Coral 30, 1942, when President Roosevelt I
by triumphs won
the Supply Corps, Pacific Coast, helped to commission. He also .
signed legislation authorizing the
Sea, at Guadalcanal and
Midway, ,
has served at various times in the
at San Francisco, Calif. Rear Ad-
enlistment and commissioning of
the current offensive. WAVES
during Focuses
Beaver and
Relief. Mississippi,
miral on
Spear formerly was Pay- The training program, groundedon women in the Naval Reserve,
master General of the Navy. A curiosity when they first ar..
combination of of
a I
Captain Kinnard, a native of scientific research and of years combat Show HereIn rived here the WAVES are now a I
Pa, is veteran of Stage
Pittsburgh a knowledge Imparted by battle- familiar part of everyday life on 1
30 in the Naval service He
Station Women
years I wise flyers brought back to instruct this The Accepted j
has been associated with aviation Naval Aviation cadets drew celebration of their first an- for Voluntary Emergency Service
supplies for the last 15 years The ( I this cabled tribute from Vice Ad- niversary the WAVES of this Sta- here now represent 36 states and J
new Supply and Accounting,: offi- miral Aubrey W. Fitch, USN., tion will present a stage show en- 'Hawaii and the program is still .1
cer here entered the Navy July Commander Aircraft, South Pacific titled "Strictly Scuttlebutt' tonightat expanding, as evidenced by the ar.
14, 1913, and served throughoutthe Force: 1930 at the Mainside Audito rival of the first WAVES AMM3c's :
last war.Captain trained and and Aviation Metalsmiths last I
"Operational. Navy rium.Written I
Kinnard has served at ; "" Marine Corps pilots arriving this and directed by week. 4
sea in the Proteus, Tulsa, New I i area are demonstrating a high or- WAVES here, Strictly Scuttlebuttis Admiral Cook Issued the following i
Mexico, West Virginia and other I der of ability as combat pilots." under the supervision of En- statement in commemoration, t
ships. He was aboard the battle- '" Admiral Fitch had been asked sign Kathryn Rahl. Y2c Billy of the WAVES first anniversary: J

ship Georgia In World War I. escorting ".'*'.> by Vice Admiral John S. McCain, Reed, veteran New York show- "On this first anniversary of the 1
troop transports safely .... USN. former Chief of the Bureauof man, Is assisting Ensign Rahl. establishment of the WAVES, I am I
across the Atlantic. :: "'i\ Aeronautics who was recently With an all-Station coat, the glad to express my commendation :
The new department chief was ,,",, named to the newly created posi- program is varied with dancing of the service that Is being performed j
:Aviation Supply Officer on the ,,. Continued two choruses, feature acts, specialty by these women.
staff of the Commander, Aircraft ,, '.' on page numbers, community sinqing{ "At the Naval Air Station In ..
Battle Force, in 1935. He also ._ and a movie short. Buddy Bat Jacksonville something over fifty
has been stationed at aviation I :"*" Special Bank Service bo's orchestra will furnish the different types of duties are being .
supply centers In San Diego, Norfolk music. performed by the WAVES. Theyare
and the Naval Aircraft For A & R EmployesThe One of the main feature acts, in extremely important and responsible 1
Factory. "Hurly-Burly," Is directed by places as Pharmacist'sMates
iS Captain Kinnard is married to facility office of the Barnett Phyllis Poole, Specialist (T) Third Hospital Apprentices, Storekeepers
a daughter of Sydney Haile of t" National Bank, operated on Class, assisted by Reed. Specialist Yeoman, and In Commu..
this Station in Building 39 on nications, Radio, Operations, the j
Ocala, Fla. She has a number of Poole has had considerable exper-
close relatives in Jacksonville .. Saratoga street, is open from 1100 ience In show business, having Control Tower which Involves the ,

Captain and Mrs. Kinnard have i Capt. V. H. Wheeler, (SC), USN to The 1700.Station "Branch Bank" is worked for Warner Brothers, movement of airplanes, and In
one son Crenshaw V. Kinnard, 16. RKO, Paramount and with such other interesting and confidential
leaves behindhim Albatross. In the last he available for civilian and Naval capacities.
Captain Wheeler war. producers as Chester Hale, Leon-
one of the largest and best; was aboard the transport Maul. personnel.In Idoff, Dave Gould and others. "While it Is worthwhile to note
I aviation supply departments In His tours of shore duty have included addition to regular services WAVES in this number include that out of the group, almost forty
this country Under his super Norfolk Va., Portsmouth, rendered, on Tridays between the Specialists (T) Third Class Mar- per cent have had from one to six:
vision the establishment here has I N. H., New York City, and New- hours of 1130.1200 and 1630-1700 garet Bussom, Mary Bearse, Jane years of college training; sixty per
been doubled in personnel and in port, Rhode Island. and on Saturdays between 1130- Bird, Lois Morgan, Helen Smith- cent have finished high school; and
storage size and is regarded as a Captain Wheeler reported here 1200, an armored car will be in son, Mildred Schuman, striker of these about twenty per cent
model of efficiency. During his from a tour of duty with the Bureau the vicinity of the south entranceof Margaret Oeschager, Seaman Sec- have had college business training,
stay here, the captain has been of Supplies ahd Accounts in the A & R Shop for the sole ond Class Phyllis Barton and Isa- in addition to high school, It is im.
senior member of the station Labor Washington and has played an purpose of cashing checks or accepting belle Schock,Radioman Third Class portant to remember that there are
Board and Civilian Personnel important part in developing this checks for deposit. If de- Ann Burgdorf, and Specialist (S) opportunities for WAVES with
Officer. Station into one of the three larg sired, checks with deposit slips Second Class Marjorie Goode. Continued on pore two 1
be in box at the I
Born at Newberry, S. C., Cap- est Naval air stations in the world. may dropped a The dance chorus Includes two
which will eliminatethe
armored
tain Wheeler is a graduate of The Mrs. Wheeler Is the former Miss car, numbers, one of which Is a South
Citadel, military college at Charles Annie Kibler, daughter of Dr. J. necessity of going to the facilities American novelty featuring the 5 NAOTC Skippers

ton, S. C. He entered the Navyas M. Kibler of Newberry, S. C. They I office Rhumba and the Samba. It is under -
an Assistant Paymaster, January have one daughter, Miss Dorothy I In order to expedite the cashing the direction of Marie Duffy, Named CaptainsCommanding
of checks at the armored
12, 1916, and has been in the Wheeler, who was graduated last I car Radioman Third Class, an exper-
1 service ever since. May from the University of Wis- checks should be endorsed priorto ienced dancer and choreographer. officers of five

Captain Wheeler's last sea duty I consin. being presented.Stl ____ Radioman Duffy was formerly a NAOTC Naval Air Stations In
dancer at the Roxy Theatre In Florida have been promoted from
Moot Our Heroes-Lt. Gibbs Revise Mail ServiceIn New York and In Rio de Janeiro the rank of commander to Cap..
and Buenos Aires. Members of tain.
They are:
Enjoyed Night's Sleep The Housing Area the chorus include Seamen Second Capt. H. D. Felt, NAS, Daytona
Flyer
I Class Janet Losey, Beatrice Meesta Beach; Capt. John L. Pratt, NAS
Effective last Monday only mall Eleanor Mason, Lynn Roth, Ft. Lauderdale; Capt. William D.
deposited in U. S. Mail boxes located and Dorothy Koch Radiomen Ma- Anderson, NAS, Melbourne, Capt.
On Leaky Raftln Vast Ocean at the southeast corner of rie Duffy, Imogene Coosey, Bea- Albert Handly, Jr., NAS Lake
I the intersection of Coll street and trice Hughes, and Marjorie City; and Capt. Massie Hughes.
Allegheny Road and between 1321
NAS, Sanford.
Continued oa ro..e Seven
(Editor's Note: This Is one of and 1331 Randolph street is being --- --- -
, a series of stories! describing the picked up by the Mail Orderly who
battle exploits of officers aboard delivers mall to the Enlisted Men's "Some Of Those Pilots Who Didn't
TJV a L this and outlying Stations who Housing Area on the Station.It .
have won decorations). is impossible for the Mail Or- Come Back-Could Have Come Back"Excerpt
derly to keep his schedule if he
L What would you do if you were individual houses to
calls at pick
f in the middle of the vast expanseof letters and parcels for mailing. from a description of the Battle of Midway, as told by
Ocean the 4s up Lieut. Robert Laub at an American war plant. Lieut. Laub was
the Pacific during Mall will be picked up from those
awarded the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism
dark hours of the night, with boxes on week days at 1100 and I
to keep afloat other
nothing you 1500. the first of the Naval forcesto
than a leaking rubber boat? Lieut a "Our torpedo squadrons were striking
tor- contact the enemy at Midway. This was our chance to pay the
(Jg) Harry Gibbs, .23-year-old
back for Pearl Harbor and we didn't mean to miss.
at the Japs
bomber instructor J
pedo Distinguished k Deadline Aug. 10 For "There Jap Zero planes came at me and I dove towards their car
Station, and holder of the
Cross and the rier. :My gunner shot down one and the other two veered off. About
Flying when Insurance Without Exam 800 yards from the carrier and 50 feet over the water, I launched my
Cross, went to sleep
Navy It seemed to be for the carrier. Then I
confronted by that situation. Attention of all hands Is again torpedo. heading straight
Forced down at sea, "I slept called to the fact that the opportunity got out of there fast.
.. most of that night," he says. "I to apply for National "When I arrived at my carrier I found that only four out of
fourteen planes in squadron had returned safely. You people remember
:' know it sound fantastic, but by Service life Insurance without my
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doing this my strength was con. medical examination expires at Midway as a great victory. I keep thinking of those ten
served, and it enabled me to pad. midnight August 10 for persons pilots and ten gunners who didn't get back.
some miles next morning in in service prior to April 12. "Our squadron was flying old planes that day, planes that weren't
\ that I might be picked up Station personnel should not nearly as fast or as well protected as our new machines. But; whenwe
) 'Je a destroyer which I had have to be urged to take advantage returned to Pearl Harbor after the battle we found new planesfor
of this great opportunity. the whole squadron waiting for us on the field.
sighted. Youthful Veteran (Lt. (Jg) Harry GIbbs IP YOU CAN'T THINK OI' "That's what hurts. It someone had worked a little harder back:

Lieut. combat experience. His has been YOURSELF, THINK OF YOUR home, if there hadn't been a delay somewhere along the line, we
Although young in years almost continual experience at sea. PARENTS A.VD DEPENDENTSIN :; might have had those planes in time for the battle. And maybe r
Y.
N. ,
Buffalo
Gibbs, a native of who some of those ten pilots and ten whodidn't
West lie enlisted at Anacostla, D. C., CASE ANYTHING SHOULD can tell-maybe gunners
who now claims Wheeling, "
HAPPEN TO YOU. come back-could have come back.
Va., as his home is a veteran in Continued pare two





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War Bond Essay Count 'Em, 1-2-3-4-5-6-7! Full Victory Our Congress To Take \ ,

: Goal Lt.
Berry
Contest Offers ,
Says In AddressFull Up Allotment Bill


Valuable Prizes W ? 4 victory was the keynote of After Its Recess t

Lieut. David R. Berry's address to
the Lions club of Jacksonville last n
Admiral Cook Announces week.
World War II Veterans
"No one has done his part or
Competition; Deadline For 1iI1IB1 share until ultimate victory and a Given Same ,Benefits As ,.

Entry Is August 31 world achieved understanding," declared the has oft-deco-been World War I Veterans.

,u kJ,111 rated filer, who is stationed at
"Why Naval personnel should ; Cecil Field as an instructor. Congress went home on its sum-
buy War Bonds?" is a $175 ques- Lieut. mer vacation, leaving unfinished
related his
@ Berry experiences until
r- September the business of
tion.Rear i $ aboard the aircraft carrier
Admiral A. B. Cook, chiefof > Yorktown. increasing the government's allot-

NAOT, announced a War Bond Discussing the reaction of Navy ments to servicemen's dependents. I
Essay Contest for all Naval personnel fliers when they found their mis- However, the Senate did pass V.
in activities.The and send to the House the bill \
NAOpTraCom I fl sion called for flying over lofty I
sponsored by the War Department "
subject of the essay la "Why ? mountains rather than open sea, which would increase allowances
Naval personnel should buy War Lieut Berry said "we feared the for children from $10 to
4F $11 and
Bonds? jungles and head hunters more
provide various other
benefits.
The rules are simple. The essay than the Nipponese. H. R. 2703, extending practically
is not to exceed 250 words in ; wYp. South Sea Islanders strike a all compensation benefits now
length, and shall be written legibly hard business bargain. At least, enjoyed by World War I veterans
In ink or typewritten. All entries they quickly learn American to veterans of this second world
shall bear the full name, address, JS fighting men on leave are generous war, completed its congressional ,
rank or rate of author; shall be with their money. Lieut. Journey. The bill grew out of a
postmarked not later than midnight : + Berry cited how the rent of a resolution
y, horse adopotcd by the 24th na- t
skyrocketed from two
August 31 1943; and shall y pencea tional convention of the American
be sent to the War Bond Officer, Ci month to $5 an hour and how Legion, and it was sponsored by i.
NAS, Jacksonville, Fla. cocoanuts, which number in the. the Legion. J
millions, jumped to 50c each when
Winner of the contest will re- the Not only does H. R. 2703 extend _.,__
ceive a $100 War Bond as first island.Yorktown touched at a small the benefits of World War I to veterans 4.,
prize. Second prize is a $50 War of this second world war but
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Bond and third prize is a $25 War = it also provides certain increasesin
Bond. The winners will be de- Japs Cut Air Course hospital pay for disabled and
cided board of wounded men and higher
by a judges consisting pension
Indicating losses
severe is
of five officers and men. announcement that the an rates for certain groups of war
Members of the Admiral's Staff training widows and it Irons out a large
period for Japanese air cadets has i
commanding officers and executive been cut from three number of administrative difficul-
officers are not eligible for par- year and a half. An years earlier to a I ties arising by the enactment of ,j
ticipation In the contest broadcast had Jap separate laws for World War II t
said that
_. _. -- -- old primary school 14-year- : veterans by bringing them into
graduates uniformity with existing laws and
Vice Admiral Fitch Is would be accepted in Japanese I regulations. ....

Pleased With System Of Lee Field it host to theie South Pacific combat veterant, pilot, aircrewnran and aviation Army training, a reduction schools of one including year I The principal Increases Incor-

Naval plane. Thy are: Marine Major J. F. Dobbin of Brighton, Mats., who It credited with in the minimum age limit. I porated in the act are raising pay
Training Fliers shooting down nine Jap planet and who holds the Navy Cross, Aviation Machin- .I for service-connected cases in hospitals
ist'i Mat A. E. Robenon of Jetup. Ga? recently attached to a squadron on I from $15 to $20 monthly
f+iil utd From I'a One
te Guadalcanal; and Navy Fighter plane No. 77, which wears teven Jap flags on its Admiral A. B. Cook Praises I and and for non-connected cases
tion of Deputy Chief of Naval from $6 to $8 a month. Widows'
futelage for the Jap planet which went down before itt blazing gum. The fighting
Operations for Air, to report on trio are now on duty at Lee Field. WAVES Here For Excellent compensation rates are made uni-
the quality of pilots he is receiving form regardless of age for ser-
under the Navy's system of com- And Enthusiastic Efforts vice-connected cases at $50. e
bat pilot training. Under this sys- Flyer Enjoyed Night's SleepContinued Another Benefit
Continued From Page One
tem the first "eeneratlon" fights.
H. R. 2703 also provides that
returns and teaches the next from pie one that he got tuo enemy planes less specialized training. Many Im- compensation for World War II
"generation", which then goes to Feb. 29, 1941, received preliminary The second Jap ship, which he portant jobs are now being per- veterans shall begin at the date
the field, returning to train the training there and at Pensacola, followed down to the water, was formed by WAVES who entered of discharge, if claim is filed
following "generation", etc. and was qualified as a naval avi- destroyed when he got in a burst with minimum requirements, but within after
.. The present "generation" in the ator while at sea. The war had of 50 rounds of ammunition, whose ability and attitude have instead one of from year the discharge,
field was trained by the combat started by that time and he had enough to last about five seconds enabled them to become proficienton claim.:
aces of 1941 and 1942-men like shipped aboard the YORKTOWN. and all that he had. the job. Introduced into the House
Commander John S. Thach, USN Commenting upon this fact, in i! Forced to land on another car- "Not only do these WAVES rep- the following bills of Interest were to
of this Station-and these pilots connection with the instruction rier because the YORKTOWN had resent a very high type of our citi- servicemen: ,t'
are now fighting from carrier given students today, he said. "d i been partially disabled, he later zenry, but they have fulfilled to H.R. 3160 which would empower the
decks and land bases in the pres- I had half the training they're get- engaged in an attack on 18 tor- a remarkable degree the initial Chief of Finance to pay the nlx-monthi'
ent South Pacific push. ting now I would have done a lot pedo planes and 15 Zeros. The objective of the WAVES program, death gratuity to dependent parents of .
Representative Melvin J. Maas, better. The third time I ever fireda Zeros were hidden In a cloud, according which was designed to release men a soldier. If he If not survived by a .
of Minnesota, ranking Republicanof gun I was shooting at a Jap.A to Lieut. Gibbs, and "no- for sea duty. These WAVES dependent wife or child relative or has to not receive designated the gratuity a- ;
the House Naval Affairs Com- man's chances of coming back body saw them until after we'd have taken on these shore billets -t1 I
mittee, and a Colonel in the Mal: are much greater now with the started after the torpedo planes." with enthusiasm and intelligence, H.R. 3179. which would give preference -
nine Corps Reserve, recently com- l excellent training that they are One American flier was shot resulting in splendid cooperationand to x-ser\Icemen In approving applications \
pleted an inspection tour and study receiving.His down but later picked up, and atabout notable efficiency in almost reclamation projects o public land on

of all phases of Navy aviation initial combat experience that stage of the game I every instance. H.R. 3181. which provides that sere
training. In his first statement occurred in the Coral Sea bat- Lieut. Gibbs went into action I "The WAVES have become an icemen following discharge shall continue
concerning his tour. Representative tle, and it was for his action I, against a Jap section leader. A integral part of the Navy. We to be paid I for one year up to t
Maas, a World War Flyer, has there that he received the DFC. i Zero jumped him while he was have great respect for them, and $100 elgn a service.Allies month. plus Increases for /or-

reported to Admiral McCain: Likewise, it was irt this action attacking the torpedo planes, and pride in their achievements. It is rj([
"After having made a complete that Lieut. G\bb3 made his first rammed home a burst of fire hoped that enlistments and enroll- Too
survey of the entire Naval and Ma- and only night carrier landing. which took off aileron fabric. He ments will be increased during the A Seaman
was walking down the
rine Corps aviation training program Like several other fliers who started after the torpedo planes coming year in sufficient numbersto street with his girl when
I am convinced our Naval participated in that action, Lieut. again, and another Zero hit him release many more men, who an they approached -
and Marine pilots now being turn- Gibbs had been out with a squadron with a 20 MM explosive shell are capable and fit for sea duty, Seaman saluted Army and officer.the The
ed out are the finest-trained in the seeking a group of Jap planes which landed against his armor and who will be so greatly needed was returned. gesture
world. which had been picked up by plate. "I couldn't get away from for our rapidly expanding opera "Why do
Navy salute
"I attribute much credit to our radar. In the murky weather, him," Lieut Gibbs said, "and he tions, both afloat and in the air." men?" the girl inquired.men Army

operational, or combat training, with approaching darkness, neither kept shooting until he hit my oil A. B. COOK, "After all, my dear," the Seaman
and the use of training devices had discovered the other, and line. I started down, and Just as Rear Admiral, U. S I. Navy, replied "They are just like Britain ,
known in the Navy as synthetic. Lieut Gibbs' flight had returnedto I got to our fleet Jap torpedo Chief, Naval Air OperationalTraining and China; they are our allies, \-
"The operational training is his carrier. planes also arrived. I knew that too." []J t I
highly specialized and really trains Suddenly, in the landing circle if I went in I would get hit, and -
the pilot for actual combat. The above the carrier appeared seven I I circled to come in low. My en-
extensive use of synthetic deviceseaves planes, three of which were Jap- gine quit on me about seven miles Know Your Planes Gunners
time, money and lives, and I anese. American anti-aircraft from the fleet.
adds tremendously to the efficiency opened fire, and the enemy planes "After 1 landed in the water 1 ,
of the pilot." plummeted into the sea. Lieut. inflated my' rubber boat, which
-V8t- -- Gibbs had Just landed aboard his had four holes in it, but I man- r f-tJ.-

carrier when the AA guns opened aged to keep it floating. I sat I't, \ "" '
Navy Radio ProgramsThe fire. there fn the water and watchedthe .'.....
The action for which he was to fleet disappear over th.e v

following: radio program receive the Distinguished Flying horizon. J thought church wa
'. Mill, be broadcast. by J ks)Ot" Cross occurred later. While flyIng out." It was during that night ,.4, .M. w rrte.
ville stations ,from the :Naval Air j' combat air patrol over friend- that Lieut. Gibbs went to sleep
stations' 'ly surface ships Lieut. Gibbs engaged The next morning he sighted a
I
Friday WJAX (3100-3130)) in an attack upon a for- destroyer about four miles away A 1 1f'
; Ni/.al Air Technical Training mation of Japanese dive-bombers and rowed to it. After being
Center auditorium, "N a v I and by his aggressive action wasa picked up he got about two hours ,
y
\Vlngs." prominent factor in breaking up sleep and "I was none the worse -t ,, ,- k v
I the formation and the proposed for wear." I
Saturday UMBR ((2000- ,
attack. I Although anythingbut boastfulin
2030) Naval Air TE'chnlC'al1'rl n- By virtue of determined and relentless his manner, Lieut. Gibbs is absolutely LDk
,(., ing Center auditorium, -"Swing pursuit, coupled with accurate I confident of the superior > ofrE o
,' I
With the Na gunnery, he succeeded in ity of American navy ,aviators f
Tuesday WJ1IP ((2100-2130)) I personally shooting down: an ene- over the Japanese He said that
,,, Naval Air Technical Training my dive bomber Thereafter, although Jap pilots appeared to fight by! .
Center auditorium, "Ulngi Over only one of his guns'! was book rules, whereas! American
America" with the commandants wbrkmg, he vigorously continued naval l aviators; were taught to size I

Band. 1 td attack and, unassisted, shot up a situation, quickly and take
WednesdayVPD" 1'05- ., down another dfVe+ bomber which advantage of every opportunitythat V G1. '...
1730) All Saint Chapel, "Navy burst into flames and exploded presented itself. lIe added S
e Vespers." a when it hit the water. Later the that he did not want to disparagethe FinE AT Xo. If! It's the German NOT AT' No.2! It's the Boeing'"

--9 same day LJeut., ,Gibbs again en- ability or the bravery of the Heinkel He. 111K, a low-wing, B-17F "Super Flying Fortress," a"
gaged in the battle and pressed Japanese aviators, but felt that long-range bomber, powered by low-wing heavy bomber, powere
:, Change floursThe home an attack with other friendly our men are more than a match twin engines. The nose of the fuse- by four motors. Both edges of tl*.
lit Ship's Service Department fighters upon a greatly su- for them.In lage is long and thin. The wings wings taper to rounded tips. Theinner
Merchandise store and Tailor perior force of Japanese fighter addition to actions in the sweep back on the leading edges. pair of engines are forwardof
rfiJ shop located in the Main StationRecreation planes. Coral Sea and at Midway, for The trailing edges are straight the outer pair and the nose of
; Building, ,will close at 'At Midway lie was. the second which )he was decorated, Lieut. with cut-outs close to the fuselage the fuselage Is well fprward of the P
I 1700 oh WeeK days Instead of,1J30 to attack a Jap due, bomber for Gibbs participated ,in raids on the It has an eliptical tall-plane ,and a inner engines. It has a tapered
I for the remainder of the summermonths. motion' that came 'in OH the Marshall and Gilbert Islands, Sala. large single fin and rudder. tailplane and a large single fin.

\ YORKTOWN, and it wa then mua and Lae and at Tulagi. Courtesy Harcourt. Brace Co., publishers Aircraft spotter by tester OtL

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Planes On Ground Our Navy Reports EnlistedMan's Women To Teach Bus Jam To Jax .



Made Easy Targets Naval Aviation Relieved By New

Uniform To Be Grey? Navigation Soon


In North Africa Women naval officers to be Station
One of the most cussed and discussed -:. done to alter your pocketless dress used as instructors in aerial are navi- RulingOnly
subjects enlistedmen blues, we are making
among a complete gation the last
Navy reported
I in the has to do with of the entire "
Navy story.
J Lieut. Tells Of First survey week. The first class to begin Commuted
Furney Men On
? proposals for a change In uniforms. Lee Field Alan Asks Greens
training for this new will enter
Air Action; Hero Admits Scuttlebutt has had it for some John P. Amoss, ARM3c, of Lee the Naval Air duty Navigation Rations Can Use Buses
time that the uniforms Field similar idea off his
were goingto got a
.He "Scared"Lieut. School at Hollywood Beach Fla.,
Was ,
From 1630 1830
be changed, but nothing has chest recently in the form of a on August 7. ".. Daily
ever come of it. The latest scuttlebutt letter to Our Navy. Amoss' letteris '
Maynard M. Furney of the from reprinted in the edition The first class; of women at The heavy load on the Motor
on subject comes Mid-July *
Manhattan, Kan., now a fighter Our Navy magazine.Our as follows: Hollywood Beach will include.five Transit Corporation buses from
ensigns already serving Naval the Station to Jacksonville has
pilot Instructor at Lee Field, spent Navy reports enlisted men'sseabags "Sirs: aviation. .* ".
soon will include two grey "Why not give the men con- necessitated the enforcement of a
20 minutes in the skies over Casablanca The women will receive training -
jumpers and three pairs of grey nected to aviation a similar uniform new order prohibiting Naval per-
that will live in his mem- identical to that given male Instructors sonnel not on commuted rations
pants, and one white jumper and to the officers' greens? The
and will have :a .numberof
.
from using the civilian buses between *
one pair -of white pants. Grey material of the uniform need not
hours of flying before they.goout
pry.As i section leader for Fighter hats also will replace conventionalwhite be expensive; something that holds to Naval flight preparatory 1630 and. 1830 daily, except

Squadron 41 taking off from a according to Our Navy. I its shape and is easy to clean. pre-flight and primary (raining Sundays.
"There are a few definite ; The rates and insignia would be The new regulation went Into
carrier, Lieut. Furney played a centers where they will teach navigation effect 22.
July
changes already scheduled for the easy to change, if at all.
to future pilots.
distinctive role in the invasion. In enlisted man's uniform," says the I "Aviation is modern, is even more Sentries on the buses are responsible
-- "
a recent "Navy Wings" radio interview August edition of Our Navy. "They so with each passing day. What for enforcement of the
Lieut. described are not drastic, and they will not I good are modern machines if the order. Men on commuted rations
Furney Florida
satisfy those of you who have men who handle them are not Lawyers must have such a statement
his mission in the Casablanca area. clamored for the coat, white shirt modern? Nelson's great naval bat- stamped on the back of their identification

I "The mission of my squadronwas and tie as the dress uniform of tles doesn't mean as much to avia cards and authenicatedby
to take possesion of the air all P.O.'s. tion men as some of the great air Offer Legal Aid To the signature of officers,author

and hold it," related the young "At the same time, because of feats of great fliers. Men are gov- ized to sign identification cards
the growing insistance of many of erned by their thoughts and our issued on this Station.
.otficer. "We met stiff opposition you men that something should be thoughts are in the air. Navy Personnel However, ferries are going to
Vlchey forces. Some of operate to provide transportationfor
them were flying American made men without commuted rations.

planes as well as French aircraft, N. A. O. T. C. Roundup 75 Attorneys Of State The ferries will leave the Station

planes that had been sold to Volunteer To Help With Dock at 1TOO and 1730 Monday
France before the Vichyites took through Friday. On Saturday the
over." New Service Program ferries will leave at 1700. Special

Lieut. Furney said his squadronof News And Comment From Other StationsShot trips will be made at 1600 and 1800

10 Wildcats met 18 enemy MIAMI, July Seventy-five for NATTCen personnel. There
fighters right off the bat and engaged Florida attorneys from all sectionsof : will be approximately 200 seats
in a series of dogfights, -- the State have volunteered to available for use of other personnel -

mainly because the enemy was in In Arm For Sports I request the pleasure of CaptainGreen's provide legal aid for Navy per on the 1600 trip.

no formation. There followed 20 NAS, Lake City, Fla.-H. 1>. company at dinner ." :. sonnel and members of their fam- Special Station buses will be
minutes of aerial warfare that Mundwhiler upset Lt. Marse, the Mrs. Brown was dismayed upon ilies, Lieut. E. O. Denison, Seventh available to transport personnelwho

Lieut. Furney will never forget favorite, 3 to 2, in the quarter receiving the following reply: Naval District legal officer an- desire the ferry service to
and which ended with 14 Vichy finals of the Station Golf Tour- "With the exception of five men nounced here this week. the Station dock. This service

planes downed against five Amer- nament. Mundwhiler is a "dark on leave and three on sick list, The program, detailed by the I may also be used i-y the men on

ican aircraft.It horse" in the meet Sports are Captain Green's company accept judge advocate of the Navy and commuted ration.
was Lieut. Furney's first generally on the uplift here with with pleasure your invitation to the American and Florida Bar The new order is expected to relieve -

taste of action and he describedhis organization of a softball league dinner. Associations, will provide on-the- the transportation congestion
reaction as follows: and a proposal for a station-wide scene aid to the legal assistance between 1630 and 1830.

"Well, I can't describe the the boxing tourney. officers at every naval activity in ':t
feeling right at that moment be- the State. '

cause I was so durned busy I PromotionsNAS It's Not Finders The Navy officers assigned to Exchange ServicesOf
didn't have time to think of any- Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. legal assistance will be authorizedto

thing like that, but after the first Aviation Training Officer Joe Taylor arrange with the local bar for
dogfight was over I found thatI is sporting three full stripeson Keepers Return civilian aid, consult with naval per Navy And ArmyTo
; I
was flying around at low level his shoulder boards. He was sonnel and refer them to proper
with my controls set for high level promoted to commander last week. civilian attorneys and set up a I Work TogetherArrangements

flying. I was still using oxygen Comdr. Taylor holds the Navy Lost ArticlesThe schedule for regular visits of civilian '
which I had been using at 15,000 Cross. Promotion of Lt. Radcliffe' lawyers to the activities to have been com-

feet. I was still carrying a load Denniston, torpedo training officer proper procedure for returning consult with personnel and render pleted to coordinate purchasing
of bombs which I should have got. to the rank of lieutenant com. lost articles found on the further aid. I facilities of Ships Service Storesof

ten rid of before-in other wordsI mander was also announced. Lt. Station Is outlined as follows: I The program provides specifical I the Navy and Army Exchanges,
was pretty well scared." Comdr. Denniston won the Navy ly that the naval officers will not the Navy Department and War
: 1. When an article is found
on
Cross in action. Department announced last week.
If Lieut. Furney was "pretty appear in person or by pleadings
well scared" the enemy did not The Station golf team trekkedto the Station it shall be turned in to before civil courts, boards or commissions The Army Exchange Service of
notice it. He personally accounted the Hollywood Country Club and the Police Department which will on behalf of persons who the Army Service Forces will
make a record of it and record the
bowed before the Navigation make its available
for two Vichy planes In the 20- I are otherwise entitled to assist- price agreements
School Officers. Hollywood won, name and address of the finder. I to the Service
minute skirmish and, by the way, ance as outlined under the new Navy Ship's
is the recipient of the Navy Cross 20 to 10.in the links matches. 2. When an article is lost the program.The I Stores. These price agreementsare
loser
will advise the Executive Of-
for his participation In this action Florida committee is headed negotiated directly with
On The Air fice BO that an item concerning the
Lieut. spent the remain- by Charles A. :Mitchell of Vero sources of supply and are fur.
Furney
NAS Beach F1a.TheI I
loss be
Daytona can published promptly in nished to officers
der of that first day in the Beach. exchange
epic Dauntless Divers of Daytona Beachare the Plan of The Day.
attacks I I throughout the world as a guide
skies of Africa on strafing ---- --
on the air. The enlisted men 3. Each week day the Police De- .
for direct from
the making purchases
destroying. enemy planes on staged their first program over partment will turn over to the j Yeomanettes Guests the supplier for their individual

ground.In WMFJ local radio station, with Directory, Station Post Office ar- exchanges.Lt. .
spite of the number of Marine Cpl. Jackson Colp as pro- ticles found and the Directorywill j Of WAVES Friday Comdr. Arthur: E. Wills,
in the air we
planes we found gram director and MC attempt to identify them and I WAVES of this Station will entertain USNR, has been appointed Navy
had a good element of surpriseand It's Ensign Edgar A. Burrows notify the owner to call for them. I the Yeomanettes of World representative for the joint arrangements -
we caught the majority of now. The Texan was promoted 4. If the owner of a lost article',
I I War I at dinner at the Officers'Club and will maintain an
of their aircraft on the groundthat' from pharmacist mate second class. (, cannot be located within 30 days Friday July 30, in celebrationof office at the headquarters of the
catch
the easiest to
place He was transferred here from-the after receipt of the article by the the first anniversary of the Procurement Division of Army
them-you can burn them up on Dispensary at the Jacksonville Station :I Directory the finder will be no- Women's Reserve.
Exchange Service, 25 West 43rd
.
the easily, said Lieut.Furney.
ground i tified Yard Mail to call
by for The ten F
"I remember seeing yeomen ( ) now livingin Street, New York City. He will
the article.
Jacksonville will be taken on a designate items of interest to
seven planes lined up wing to Men Who Came To Dinner I 5. If the finder fails to call for I tour of the WAVES area and as'' naval personnel, such as black
wing tip-we hit one of them NAS, Vero Beach, Fla.-The and claim the lost article within '
much of the station as time will
hose black shoes black ties etc.
,
and the whole lot burned-it teas of the week in The
prize story I'
two weeks after he has been noti- allow. Following dinner the Yeo which are not of interest to Army
just like watching firecrackers" Buccaneer, Station publication, is fied the article in question will be manettes and the WAVES will be personnel, so that proper price
-one right after another. one about the men who came to thrown
go up I away. the guests of the Women's Club of agreements can be made for such
Getting out of the Casablanca dinner. It seems a patriotic lady I Jacksonville at the George Wash- items.
area was almost more trouble than here sent out the following invitation ington Hotel where a show will be
getting in. Lieut. Furney said his to an officer at a nearby Yard Depf. 1 given by the WAVES and refreshments --
carrier left on the morning of November army post: "Mr. and Mrs. BrowneDon't including a birthdaycake
11 and was pursued by a I will be served. I II I Couples MarriedOn
pack of submarines-one U-boat NewsNews
Among the Yeomen (F) from
even surfacing inside the destroyer Pet Stray Dogs; this area is Mrs. Nellie Clark whois Station In Week

screen and firing torpedoes at said to be the first woman to
_int.blank 300 feet range. Mirac- Rabies On StationThe Eleven more couples fell prey to
volunteer her services in the last
of the Yard the
Department: love bug at the Station this
Wously, the subs missed the target. I
"We dodged torpedoes all that Station Police warned all Lt. Comdr. W. B. Snook, Assist- war. Other Yeomanettes include last week. The following marriagestook
hands this week to be I ant Yard Officer, is going on a Mrs. Miriam Pepper who is em- place:
on guard
day and practically all that night, .
ployed in the Departmentat
Supply
all the station. 10 day leave. On July 19 George B, Avis and
the Kansan asserted "The enemy against dogs on
the air station and Mrs. Minnie
As a reward for faithful and Eleanor Klein were married.
This Issued follow-
determined to get car warning was
was our
rier, and the fact that he didn'tIs ing the disclosure that r rabid dog 'untiring service, Lt. (jg) Don :Moon at the Naval Hospital On July 22 James R. Burell and
Commissary Department, Mrs. Ma
enlisted Cross is enjoying 10 days rest Mildred Leming were married,
due to the excellent work of our had bitten several men.
rion Kinser Mrs. Mrs.
Nell
and relaxation with baseball Crouch On '
this has been only Saturday eight marriages _
lookouts and our destroyers. They Although dog now Pauline Shuffler, Mrs. Ann B.
managed to pull us out of a very properly disposed of, he may have scores to worry about. were performed. They were: Law-
Reynolds, Miss Lulu Maude Simms,
infected other dogs. M S. (Fat Boy) Lind departed rence M. Amburgey to Mary J.
hot spot.
Mrs. Etta H. Stratton and Mrs.
-- Pointing out that all dogs on from the solemn sanctuary of the ; James R. McCochren to
the station are now in a state of Yard office to begin his new dutiesas Walter A._Hendrix.. Polly E: Patrick. : Harold K. Brooks_
Sailors Rescue Child quarantine for two weeks the po- AOMlc with O &: G. -- to Maxine R. Loy; Harry M Hop
lice stated that the petting or : Despite threats of a WAVE invasion kins to Helen D. Durell; John Ham.

From Zoo Bear Pit playing with stray dogs Is strictly I during his absence Y2c G. YES-What Does It ilton Smith to Elizabeth Edna

prohibited. In the event that any- E. Wilson is going on leave, any West; Willis Van Pelt to Ruth Nu-

gallors SAN, DIEGO W. H., Cal.Fields(CNS-Two and Leon one is bitten by a dog, he is required -I way. Such bravery, or Is it Really Mean To You? chols; Morris Hartle to Suzanne
to report to the Dispensaryat "heart" trouble'1Congratulations DePrez; and Hal Castle to Martha
. Chriskrutz, climbed into a zoo bear
once. to Chief Boat- Today's $64 question is about Shelton
pit and rescued Joyce Howlett 13, All stray dogs which are not swain Fred Gosnell, Assistant the WAVES, and there is more to One ceremony was performed on
who was being clawed by three accounted for will be disposed of, Yard Craft Officer up to this it than meets the eye. Sunday, that of Thomas DeMariato

Malayan climbed over bears a fence Joyce and must leaped have a the police said. And In Navy po- week, who departed for duty in I What does the name WAVES Bernice Mitchell.
that "exe- the Pacific. Chief Gosnell was
lice means
language' stand for -' -
to in the said
moat get pit, zoo cuted." also very helpful here on the Y-2
attendants. ':- Educational program. Bon voyage! It's not "Womens Auxiliary" V-MaJl la SwiftIn

"Major Hoople", long established or "Women Appointed" as so a few short months, over

.Iff Of The WeekA :520 Letters Coming Up nickname of CEM Bradford, is many persons think. ten million V-Mail letters have

LOS ANGELES (CNS> The not in line to be termed as an old- WAVES is derived from a phrase been delivered. V-Mail has arrived

bunch of instructors at an Navy gave Mrs. Rose Radzinskl timer. He is being reclassified in the regulations which designates from Australia in seven days; }

Army weather forecaster's school 520 V-mail blanks because she from Fleet Reserve to USN Re members of that organization .as From Hawaii in three days; and _'

decided to hold a ,"c"iC"ON' .a. has (nine sons, a daughter. .and tired. "Why are they doing all "Women Accepted for" Voluntary from Africa as. fast.as planes; can j

ceftain! day.. It .rained'':'. '.' ',.. I I three nephews in service. this to me?", he laments. 'I, Emergency erv ce." I II brine: it.. ,,,'" '

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Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copies -
are distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Nava 1
personnel at the Naval Air Station. the auxiliary air
stations at Lee and Cecil Fields, and the Naval Air Gun : .-' By Capt. R. W. Shrum (ChC) USN
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tier's School Distribution Is also made to the Headquarters ,- .

and the Naval r Air Naval!Technical Air I Operational Training Training Center.near Command : -"-- ..;'Io.IIo': -. __ '.. Before getting under way for a long cruise, the
teem with activity. The taking
decks of a ship on
1
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;;: I =
Admiral A. B. Cook, USN. I 'i'L'
of stores Is an important part of ship life. Clothing,
Chief of Naval Air-Operational. Training :..- -- ,.... .. food, canteen stores, ammunition, material for up
'__ J ''.a. Captain S. J. Michael USN. -- w -.d- keep-all must be provided for successful operation
Commandant Air of a man-o-war. In connection with getting under-
Jacksomllle Naval Station
'E way for your Naval career, certain stores are necessary
., Captain John J. Malley (MC), USN, for a happy, prosperous or successful cruise.
Commanding. OfficerU. Io Young men in the service look forward to great
S. Naval Hospital
l / adventure. The term "boy" is abandoned, and you
Commander Edward E. Dolecek, USN, realize that you are men. It may be that you have
r, Naval Commanding Air Gunner's Officer School left home for the first time. In spite of war, to you
the outlook is a bright one for experience and for
1! Lieut. Col. Chester U Gawne. USMC: (Ret), high adventure. You hope to see foreign ports,
Commanding Marine Barracks' Officer, strange cities, unusual islands. It Is necessary for

the carrying out of a successful cruise that you, too,
\ Commander R. D. Higgins, DE-V (G), USNR. individually take on stores.A .
Commanding Officer,
Naval Air Technical Training Center very important part of your personal cargo
relates to the material things of life. The disbursing
.!I Lieut. Col. William T. Evans USMC (Ret)., officer of any battleship or -
Commanding' Officer, : auxiliary has a good supply of
Marine Aviation Detachment
-. the coin of the realm or whatwe .
Commander s--a-shonf'1: A-VG( ), USNR, o ,..> might call the "long green."
cer The fifth and twentieth of the
Auxiliary Naval Air Station Lee Field
,
a ; month roll around, and an Inter.
x
Commander Thomas D. Southworth, A-VG), USNR, '11/>< ested group of Bluejackets might

j Auxiliary Commanding Naval Air Station Officer Cecil Field DANGEROUS HELL / weve qot Government s? be seen before the ship's roster,
..1 hung up in a prominent place in
| The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service Life Insurance-, haven't wecSniokrngLamp/f the ship Indicating what each
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited man is entitled to draw. This
(1 without permission of CNS, War Department, 205: E. leads: us to consider a thrifty,
42nd St.. N. Y. C.
j -- helpful way of handling any
_._ funds which he might draw. The
.
A Thouglil For The 'V cell: '., ..'. "J'.e .. .... ):t,,_. smart sailor will practice econ-
To our female comrades in the 'C_ l&r -' -- ;.- ._ .... Capt. Shrum omy. He will have a program for
arms on his finances be
I they limited or extensive. Here's a
occasion of your first birthday : Long May program which might prove helpful-be sure to

j You WAVE! have some insurance, give the folks a small lift,
1 if they need it, lay aside something each month
and ear-mark some for leave, liberty and recreation.So .
1d d Your Best Friend much of the satisfaction of life might be gleaned
from a treasure store which costs nothing. See
There times in man's life when
are every / to It that
JIII you cultivate the blessing of friends, the
worries and personal problems make life Qj liking of good books, and the ability to enjoy sights

t seem like hopeless confusion. The world be- and scenes.

. comes darker by the hour and nothing makes In addition to taking on material stores, there Is
another feature in your cargo which should not be
much By Steve Kalagian Y2c
very sense. ,
Indeed
neglected. as we glance about the training
When you were a youngster at home, The new order limiting passen- WAVE yeoman In a certain office station from day to day and see hundreds of men engaging
mother was always ready to console you, gers on the buses from 1630 to on the station buying hair in various sports and athletics or taking the

advise you and help you find a way to lighten 1830 to men drawing commuted pins every week for two hallors.J strenuous obstacle course or drilling faithfully, we
your burden. But here in the Navy with rations has brought a new wave ea5on: They use them to clean realize the importance of having a strong body In
time of war. The matter of sex is something whifch
of requests for ComRats in the their pipes.
most of us miles away from home, we don'thave personnel office. It seems that I must be taken into account. The man who dissipates -

the experience and advice of our parentsto some of the many married men i Well, mates, II Duce has gone this God-given gift Is neglecting to take alongone
guide usVe have to stand solidly on our are even willing to give up "good I the way of all dictators The of the very important stores in his Naval career.
own two feet. Navy chow" just to get home on world waits for his counterpart, Sex adds zest to life. It is the difference between
time. I Schikelgruber, to follow suit the active, bright-eyed animal and the one, dull and
But even the strongest of us needs the Then Tojo, here we come and listless, lacking this physical power. The legitimate,
wisdom and balance of older and wiser A few days ago a certain well- how! honest use of this physical power transforms a
heads. This is one reason why the U. S. known officer made himself ready giggly girl into the most sacred of human relationships

Navy has its chaplain's corps. It is for for a very special duty. Before WAVE Virginia Lowton created namely, that of being a mother, and It will
your making his appearance, he checked quite a commotion in the personnel change a thoughtless youth Into a man who proves
; welfare. himself over and was convincedthat office last Monday when she himself a fit companion for his son. I am thinking
I Because your chaplain is the best friend everything was ship-shape. pulled a steel drawer right Into a of the pure, sweet young lady who came from her

you can have while you are away from your Arriving at the meeting where revolving fan. No casualties ere home, thinking to find her Bluejacket lover the upright
loved should take to several high ranking officers were reported, but the noise disruptedthe strong, wholesome young man she had known
problems
ones
you your In attendance, he reached up to entire office force. It sounded back in a country town. But alas and alack, when
, him. His religious training, his understanding his collar to make sure that it just as if the entire building was she arrived for the planned wedding she found him
of men, and the humanitarian beliefs was straight and not wrinkled in I about to fall apart. unprepared, on account of having sought the cheap,

,11 which motivate his every action, make him any way. A puzzled expression momentary thrill of illicit associations. The plans
. .. crossed his face. He felt his collar Watch out for dogs mates. A of their entire courtship had to be abandoned. It
to advise to aid and to
fully competent
:., care. again. He blushed and felt few that were afflicted with was worse than the violation of a trust. Remember,
It is his duty as a Navy chaplain to do these weak all over. But there was no rabies have been caught on the the suggestions which you hear discussed during-
things. turning back. He carried on as station. thoughtless moments among a few misguided men
of your division are not the things which make for
he a
| If some of the things our chaplains on was.
I Well, If you haven't guessed it This happened at the NATTC: cargo of good health. I
this Station have done for the many men already, mates this officer had A sailor who had just been trans A third thing which stands high in this personal \
| who have come to them for help could be forgotten to pin his rank insig- ferred from the Mainside decidedto taking on of stores is the matter of your minds. A ,

told, our eternal gratitude to our "Sky Pilots" nia on his collar.ANOTHER go to chow. He approached a well stocked Intellect will be helpful at any and all
would be But building he thought was the mess times The Navy man Is never done learning. Surrounding
more universally recognized.
% him at all times is the
HIT-The following hall and saw three sailors stand- opportunity to advance
!.j most matters that chaplains handle are movies which appeared in the following ing in front of it. I. Rates are being handed out by the score.
strictly confidential. sequence in the July 28th "How's the chow?" he asked I Now is your chance. If you can't get one during the I

, j Our chaplains are not seeking public clamor Plan of the Day tell a story in them. They didn't answer. Influx of personnel In war time, you will find it impossible
themselves: A little puzzled but still hun- when the going Is slow and the rates are I
's or appreciation their satisfaction
; comes "They All Kissed The Bride" gry he went in, picked up his tray withheld. Crack down on that course of study. Remember
in knowing that they have helped a man "The Night Before Divorce" and went after the food. that you can't stand still. I recall distinctly
i, who has temporarily lost his way to find "Affair of Martha" "Just give me one," he told the the study of the Hebrew language over a / rlod of
himself. That is the only payment or recogni "They All Kissed The Bride" mess attendant who starred at him three years, in order that I might read the Ol<* t
tion seek. Put them all together and you blankly without giving an answer. I Testament in Its original language. Because I hav
they have CENSORED. He had just started eating whena not kept up my study of that language since leavin
So, don't be misguided about your personal marine walked up to him and ''the Seminary, I find at the present time I am able

problems. Take them to the chaplain. He American soldiers in North stood around for a few moments. I. to read only the Kosher signs on the delicatessen t

can help you as he has thousands of your Africa have become increasinglybitter Then he sat down across from the windows. In other words, I have gone back in this
sailor. I respect. So, will find that the stpre house of
the growing labor you
over
r shipmates. It is a job for which he has strikes In this country, accordingto "Say, do you speak English?" your minds is extremely Important as you shove off
dedicated his life. a survey conducted by "The the marine wanted to know. I and continue on your cruise. I
"--Oil Stars and Stripes" of Africa. Almost The sailor gulped. The last matter which a Bluejacket should con.
He "Gave" His Arm 90 per cent of the men urged "Of course, I speak English," sider as he carries on his Naval career Is the mat
drastic government action againstthe he said. "What makes you think I ter of a vital faith. Believe in something worth. J

Recently a young sailor who had returned strike leaders as well as don't." while. Remember, there are infinitely more reasons .
against the strikers themselves.It "Then you're In the wrong for the existence of a God than can be advanced
from Africa and left an arm there was being certainly must be difficultfor mesa hall." the marine returned against that belief. Believe in the cause to which

interviewed by his hometown Mayor. our men who are doing the stiffly. "This Is supposed to be you have now dedicated your life. You have staked

"Tom," said the Mayor, "I am right sorry Fighting and the dying over thereto i for the Fighting" Frenchmen your life upon It-be sure to .be outspoken In your
i that you lost an arm in Africa." understand what some of their get going. support of it.
countrymen are doing over here. I Come now, sailor, take on stores. Fill the com
contradicted the
,t "I beg pardon, young Very difficult. Indeed. SMOKIES -There's a station partments of your ship with this select cargo. The
sailor, "i didn't lose an arm, sir, I gave it.. I policeman they're calling "Sugar" winds may be high, the seas rough, but the distant

Perhaps those still in the U.S.A. who think MYSTERY OF THE WEEK these days Billy Rose's Diamond I ports of adventure are calling, and they hold out to ''J

they are losing time when they stay longeron Oh where, oh where could Char- Horseshoe revue will play here you high attainment if you are properly prepared ;
lie Krauthouse of the police department -, next month The longer some
the also learn to feel that
job can they
,
sailors in the the
be? He had been at stay Navy more
,, are giving and not losing.The I his desk in the administration annex Important they "used to be" In From Other Papers
"--Oil i for so long that the place civilian life The new WAVE
Navy dignifies Its garbage lighters by' referring seemed empty without him. He machinist mates have been turn- German orders which got left In the dust In Tune
to them as "honey barges.-Gosport, Naval finally was found, however, In the I ing some heads on the station have* shown that Luftwaffe fliers were deserting in
Air Training Center, Pensacola, Fla Dispensary getting some needed lots of people thought it couldn'tbe fairly large numbers, particularly over the Russian
The fellow who thinks only of himself is the II medical repairs. I' done ..Now that unmarried front where the Reds were giving them' a fit It all
cause of much of the trouble in the world.-The nCilofs have to use the ferry from goes to show that even a Nazi rat Is smart enoughto .

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July 29, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page .riVA. -


: Cream in Coffee, Mustard on Breezes <* ; oj


Salty Humor From /

Hot DogsThat's DemocracyThe Here And ThereJust


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( following taken from the New Yprker magazine ia reprinted Days M V x 1

because it expresses in an unusual way some interesting thoughts Girl: "I dream of you all day"
on "The Meaning of Democracy) Sailor: "What do you do a
nights?" j
We received a letter from the Writers' War Board the other day Girl: "Why nights, I go out." : 1
asking for a statement on "The Meaning! of Democracy. It presumably .
pleasure.is our duty to comply with such a request, and It to certainly our First Jump

Surely the Board knows what democracy Is. It is the line that Mech: "Mr. White, can I have
forms on the right. It Is the don't In don't 6ho\'e. It is the hole in tomorrow afternoon off?"
the stuffed shirt through which the sawdust slowly trickles; It is the Chief: "Ah, yes. Your grand
dent In the high hat. Democracy Is the recurrent suspicion that more mother. I suppose?"
than half of the people are right more than half of the time. It is the Mech: "Yes, sir. She's making
feeling of privacy In the Acting booths, the feejing! of communion in her first" parachute jump, you 1
the libraries; the feeling of vitality e\erywhere. Democracy is a know
letter to the editor. Democracy Is the score at the beginning of the
ninth. It Js an Idea which hasn't been disproved yet, a song the wordsof Just Stop ItInstructor
which have not gone bad. It's the mustard on the hot dog and the : "Say, Mac, are you
cream In the rationed coffee. Democracy is a request from a War teaching this class?"
Board, in the middle of a morning! In the middle of a war, wanting to Student: "No, sir." ,
know what democracy Is. Instructor: "Well, then, why /, 1
don't you stop acting like a fool?"

: -Meet Your MatesBrief Navy Men EnjoyWorld's It's Her Rank

l An army transport plane, meet
Biographies of Men ing a sudden tropical storm, 1
Serving With Your Largest crashed into the sea. Many weary
hours later, two survivors dragged _
J. C. HARBOUR, Seaman 2c, themselves up on a lonely beach. J 1
an aviation radio instructor at Circulating LibraryVolumes The WAC sergeant, fatigued and
VPB-2, was formerly a salesmanin disheveled, turned to her fellow-
Shreveport, Louisiana En survivor, noted with a glance the
listing in the Navy 15 months ago, Shuttle Around look in his eye and gasped, "Re-
he attended the Navy Radio Schoolat Globe In U.S.O.'s member, Private, I'm your su- l&.4
Unique "
the University of Wisconsin perior. n-------s\-----)
which he praises for its high Morale-Building Service .
standards. Just No Good ;
Tojo ,>
While attending Fair Park High Books that may circle the globeare The Jap Admiral reported to the /"Mr. mechanIc;will you picas pull out my dIOdes? Jlr
School in Shreveport he was on being read by men of the Navy "Son of Heaven":
the varsity basketball and football and all other service branches in "We blasted Pearl Harbor, mIs-
teams for three years. Two the world's largest circulating library sion not so successful. We blasted Literary Scrapbook
other brothers are also in the service Oliver Flanders, acting director Wake Island, success not so good.
I one in the Army Air Corps of the USO Club at 311 We blasted Midway Island no i
and the other also in the Navy West Duval Street, Jacksonville, good We blasted Bataan and I_. Poems By Or About Naval Personnel!
now on duty in the South Pacific. has pointed out. Attu, no good. We just a bunch 1
.. Harbour isn't quite sure what :Many volumes shuttle acro-3; the of no-good blasters."
he'll do after the war, but he'll Nation several times a month under -I Not For Ourselves .

probably go back to his old job the novel arrangement by Just Thank God (The author of the following! poem Is a Navy wife Her husband Is '

r in Shieveport.H. which been made almost available 16,000,000 to books military have I German Mother: "Remember, Elmer E. McCord, AMMlc, who is, on duty at; the A. & R. ;

L. SHARPE, ARM3c (on Au- men. There are no library cards, I I Fritzie, when you are saying your Hungry and dirty, in hot dark he lies 1
gust 1) a native of Savannah, no fines and borrowers seldom return -' prayers to say 'Thank God' and Watching relentlessly the still terrain- t
Georgia, he has two brothers who editions to their original book- "Thank Herr Hitler'" His burning fingers tensed and ready on the gunAn \1
are with the merchant marine. case. The uniformed men are wel- Fritzie: "What will I say, mother ageless lust to kill within his
His favorite hobbles are swimmingand come to the books. They are only when Hitler dies?" brain."t
liberty. He enlisted in Macon asked to leave them at any one of German Mother: "Then, dear, It wasn't long ago that he played ,
Georgia, and received his the 1500 USO Clubs and smaller you just say, 'Thank God'." And swam, and danced, and had not learned to hate-- "
"boot" training at Norfolk before units or in any of the 500 other Nor dreamed of spilling blood on foreign earth t
coming to Jacksonville A reg- USO recreation centers established Take the Other To keep his own free earth inviolate.Far .

ular, he is still undecided about throughout country.A I This story goes back to 1908
his plans after the war. on a hill a slender figure stands-
soldier sailor walks when Congress actually to
or who forgot
ss -\-g[ The girl who was afraid of dark last yearIs
into USO in Philadelphia appropriate to
a lounge a any money pay
checking planes that through brilliant stars
station Army officers and enlisted pass
may take a dozen men.
MoviesMAIN And a and fear.
Station tasting now new shocking
books on his train. He may leave After six: months without pay, a .

STATION: "Moonlight In them at Kansas City in exchangefor sergeant major, out for a walk, A thousand factory whistles pierce the dusk, ,/
Havana," Alien Jones Jane trazee; other boo. a which he can read sighted his colonel, a very straight- -
And tools that fall from tired blackened hands
July 30; "Daring Young Man, Joe E. I laced old ,
while traveling to San Francisco. man. Crossing the street
Brown Marguerite Chapman. August Are picked up by the night shift-fashioning' .
I. "Star Spangled Rhythm, Victor He can leave the volumes at his and saluting, the Sergeant said: Our answer to the enemies' demands *
Moore, Eddie Bracken Betty" Hutton camp or, better still, pass them tir "Colonel, sir, I hate to bother ,
August 2; "Who Done It, Abbott and to his buddies in uniform you during off-duty hours but-
Camp ,
Costello. August 3.; "Her CardboardLover. In quiet rooms the mothers tirelessly
Norma Shearer, Robert Tay- libraries welcome the books or they look, sir, I'm broke; can you lend Roll bandages, with prayer upon their lips;
tor, August *' can be taken overseas as the men me some money?" .
STUDkNT OFFICERS AUDITORIUM The And In the street the children, leaving play,
colonel
drew himself
Lows About It," Andrews Sisters desire. up
: Are begging metal scrap for guns and ships.
Dab Page. July 30. "MoonJl ht InHavana Last year the Victory Book Cam- haughtily.

July I 31,;" "Laugh Allen: Jones Your, Blues Jan Away t razee.." paign collected 10,000,000 books, "Sergeant from. ,I'm get back where you America at war! And let no cynic's tongue I
Jinx Faulkenburg Bert Gordon August sponsored jointly by the American came working this side Destroy our faith in life and liberty! j
1; "Daring Young Man," Joe E. Library Association, the AmericanRed of the street-you work the other." Not for ourselves alone the battle foughtA -

2'Brown"Star Marguerite Spangled Chapman Rhythm, August Victor; Cross and the USO To date glorious reason in our final victory. ,J Jjoo
Moore.. Eddie Bracken. Betty Hutton. I this year, 5,700,000> volumes have Not Like MammaIn ,
August 3; "Who Pone. It," Abbott and been collected, to be distributed as the movie house the audiencesat Fight-that when we are dust, and centuries '
Costello, August 4 I
LEE FIELD: "The Night; Before fast as they are sorted. spellbound while a thrilling Have made of us a page in history
Barl Joseph Allison, The circulating library was recently tale of love and romance was unfolded The ones who bear our names might proudly say
::
July r'r: '. About It, AndrewsSisters estimated to be as large as on the screen. One of the "Because they fought, America is free!"
Havana, Bob," Page.Allen July Jones 31, :Jane"MoonlightIn Frazee. the combined libraries of five ma high points was a scene where -DOROTHY McCORD.
August 1: "Laugh Your Blues Away, jor cities in the country. the hero slapped the heroine vigorously
Jinx FaulkenburgBert Gordon, August s ji 'I
2, "Daring Young Man," Joe E. on the face and stalkedoff. Which Are You? 'The
Brown. Marguerite. Chapman. August Save Old "A" BookDon't I In the tense silence follow Smoking Lamp ,
3; "Star Spangled Rhythm" Victor ing this bit of drama, a child's This little pig went to market, "
Moore. Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, throw away your old gas- voice piped up from somewherein This little pig save his dough. Continued from pare four '

August NAVAL 4, HOSPITAL: "Crash Dive" oline ration book the theater: Mamma why This little pig Just wasted his 1630 to 1830 to get to town, you 1
Naval and civilian
I Tyrone power Ann Baxter. July 30; personnelwho doesn't she hit him back like you money, can expect to hear a new kind of
\ "Star Spangled, Rhythm." Victor expect to apply for a new do?" On candy, beer and a show. sea stories-fresh from the St.
Moore Eddie Bracken Betty Hutton. basic "A" book are reminded to I John's River Somebody J
31 "In Which We Serve." Noel ought
July Coward,; August 1: "Lucky Jordan retain the cover of their present"A" Coffee, Bah! I This little pig invested In WAR to send some prickly( thorns to "j,
Alan Ladd. August 2: "Tonight We book and their Tire Inspec- BONDS, the sailors who go to downtown
Raid Calals": John Button.'I Annabel, tion Form, as they must accom- Cadet patient in Sick Bay: Someday his dreams will come movies and spoil the picture for
August 3; "Jungle Book, Sabu, Au- pany the application for the' new "Some day maybe they'll learn true others by horselaughs and cat.

S g"'IIILbREN'S MATINEE at Naval "A" ration. ppllcations will not how to make coffee in this place." The question Implied is quite calls And right while we were
Hospital July 31; "Kathleen," ShirleyTemple be filed until notification by the PhM: "That's not coffee you're simple. shooting the breeze, the SMOKING
with Superman and Disney "
Short Subjects O.P.A. I drinking, It's hot chocolate. Which little piggle are you? LAMP HAS GONE OUT.
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I St. Augustine Coast Guard Seeks Win Over Fliers Sunday



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A and R Pennant Winners In National Softball League Baseball Honor Dinner FliersThe TonightWill Littlejohn NamedTo


., : Naval Air Station baseball Stop Stars In e

team, State semi-pro champions,

'will be feted at 'a dinner tonightin Game Here At 1500

the Windsor hotel at 6.30: p.m.

During the course of the evenIng The Naval Air Station baseball

the .Fliers will be presentedthe team, recently crowned Florida
State semi-pro baseball champions
Silver awarded annual.
trophy will enjoy some real competition
ly to the team winning the State Sunday when the classy St. Au

tournament. I gustine Coast Guard plays on Mason

I The team's record for this sea field in a game starting 'at
1500. .
'son is 24 victories as compared to Doyle Lade, Chicago White Sox

,,6 defeats. I property and a 24 game winner In

i --- the Texas league last season will
I probably hurl for the Coast Guard

NATTC Boxers Aim while Erman Littlejohn, talented
Flier flinger is ready to oppose

To Avenge DefeatBy 1 him.The Coast Guard like the Sta

tion, has had its way with most
i: Parris Island of the teams which it has en.

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While romping through to the title In the National league the A and R Softball team compiled a record of I
20 \"a rones against one defeat. Now in the playoffs. A and R Is one of the favorites to cop the Station I' The Naval Air Technical Training NAS Schedules Games
Softball title First\ row. M E. Trees, K. Dermott R Crum M. Kovalyk, J. Demkowski, D Pittman and Center Boxers who meet the ..
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R Moore Second row. J Secan S. Pointek N. Derow, Machinist E. Claussen. Commander Braxton I Parris Island, S. C., Marines at With Morrison Field ....
Rhodes J Plow C Beers and B Weiner. Savannah, Ga., August 9, will be a
--., '- formidable aggregation and at Lieut. Comdr Lawrence E.
least an even choice to subdue Haskell, athletic officer, an.

C (Ae' A & R And VPB2 Score Wins In their opponents who defeated nounced yesterday that the Station
y Easy NATTC herea couple of months baseball team will meet the
Morrison Field Air Base, of
ago.Champions who won titles in the n'Mt Palm Beach, In a home
First Round Of Softball PlayoffsBy third NATTC boxing tournament and home series. The Station

Sunday night proved to be high will play at Morrison Field
Bernard Kuhn, S2c caliber fighters in the best fight Aug. 11 and Morrison field will

War rationing has not reducedthe second and fifth frames off Marr card in the training center's his play here Aug. 22. -
supply of runs to any notice
able extent in the Station cham- Ship's Co. ace flinger, and climaxed tory.The title winners will be aug countered. At one time the Stars

pionship softball playoffs now in the attack with two runs mented by the presence of Corp. ran their winning streak to fifteen
progress. Indeed, A & R and VP in the last chapter. Debbout highlighted I Pete Breceda and Sailor Tony Car- games. In previous meetings this
B2 were fed on a steady diet of the clouting with a home riddi when they clash with the season, the Station defeated the
Edmund Walsh Y2c runs in the opening games of the run explosion. South Carolinans. Breceda will Coast' Guard once 8 to 2 and lost
By Shaughnessy series and thereby fight as a light heavyweight and once4to2. I
fattened their chances of Carrlddi with Marine Boasting nine
up together a game winning
One of the greatest speed reaching the finals. Fliers Will Not Go Charles Brown will be entered in streak with a record of 24 tri

swimmers of modern day I A & R flattened out Personnel, the 145 pound division. umphs in 30 starts, the NAS nineis
swimming has reported 14 to 2, while VPB2 knocked Par- To National Meet Results of the championshipfights well on its way to another ban-

aboard the Station. He is Lt. ; achute Loft for a loop, 15 to 2. Lieut. Comdr. Laurence E. : ner season among,Service teams of
{ A & R and VPB2 are cofavoredin Sailor Bob Strachan 113. Mobile the nation. Last year the Fliers
(jg) Peter Fick who for the series.Meanwhile. (Jap) Haskell, Physical Train- Ala.. declsloned Elmer Paschal 119. won 35, lost 13 and tied one.

three years was co-holder ) in the other first ing this! Officer week that of the it would Station be said Impossible Jacksonville Sailor Danny. Fla.Brown 122. Charleston, I Since taking over the lead in
with Johnny Weismuller of round games; VTB2 was unable to S. C.. declsloned Marine Charles Fisher the Victory league by walloping
make any headway against Pitcher for the Station baseball 124 Washington. D. C the Mayport Section Base 13 to
world's 100 yards sprint
the
team recently crowned State Marine AI Higher, 134. Oneida N.
Wolfson and blew a bitter 1 to Y won bv a technical knockout overSailor 0 on June 13 the Fliers have won '
title. ;i 0 contest to Ship's Store Ashore: semi-pro champions, to take ? Teddy Messina, 130, Wilmington fourteen games and lost only one
Lt. ( j JR > Fick who recently mar : part in the Nationals at Wichita Del. the
and 0 & G produced a minor upset game they lost being: a 2 to 1
ried Ensign Betty Munroe a Kan. next month. Sailor l Harvey Crookshank. 139
by tipping over a stalwart Charleston. W. va.' declsloned Marine affair to :Mayport which was end
Navy nurse', reports here from the Ship's Company crew, 4 to 1. The long travel and the Richard 131, t thin. J. ed prematurely by the 6:00: p.m.
IT S. Navy pre-fliffht school at' 3 Teams Have Final Chance time it would be necessary! for t'Ve Charles Brown, Long Sunday law
] members of the team" to be Island, ..N. Y., declsloned Sailor Tony .
Hill. N. C. He will be assigned !
Chapel In
The opening round of the series winning the State title, the
lddl, 144, Hackensack, N. Y.
to Lee Field where he will call for the best two out of three I away from their duties at the Cal artne I Howard Brodt. 153. Utlca Fliers went through five games
head the auxiliary Station's swimming games A & R, VPB2 0 & G Station were contributing factors N, Y., knocked out Sailor Leslie undefeated against the best semi. -
In the decision of Station Meadows 150. Besco. W. Va., In the
I I competition in
program. and Ship's Store Ashore need to first round. pro Florida Flier
win today's games from their respective I officials In declining the honor Sailor Wise Ames, 160. Virginia pitchers proved definitely their
Congratulations to the Station foes to advance into the it was said. Beach, Va.. declsloned Marine Leopold superiority over opposing mounds-
baseball team for winning the ,I semi-finals To stay in the series Lieut. Comdr. Haskell highly Halka Sailor 156 Alabama Schnectady.Dubose N., 166 Y. Elba, I men as they yielded a total of only
the team" for IU
State semi-pro baseball cham Personnel, Parachute Loft Ship's praised great Ala.. lost decision Marine Troy Bo- i five runs in the entire meet. The
pionship. For the second straight Company and VTB2 must tri showing! In the recent tourna hannon 158 Orlando, Fla. : Fliers meanwhile were bangingout
ment. Marine Brad Ecklund, 198. Portland,
the Fliers have that
year proved umph today or else'The 23 runs.
Oie. declsloned Sailor Joe Tropp, 182,
they are unquestionably the outstanding most spectacular tiff unfurled Philadelphia, Pa. -V*--
Service baseball teamin to date found Pitcher Wolf-
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Florida. son of Ship's Store Ashore in rare Meet The Fliers Cross Leads Batters

Much credit is due Bob VicVery form on the mound. He limited ..--,..... Student Officers Form
Erman Littlejohn and Phil Miller VTB2 to two infield hits, but even"
aces of the mound staff who allowed then it required a break to decide League For Navy Ball With .353SwatMark
the opposition only live the outcome of the battle. James.
Formation of a Student Officers
runs in live games. Meanwhilethe VTB2 chucker was also in fine
Fliers pounded out 23 tallies. fettle and meted out only three leaguo for Navy ball or water Third Baseman Don Cross paces
Vickery had two shutouts and safeties, all infield rollers, only to polo was announced by the physical NAS batters at the end of 30
Littlejohn one in the tourney. In have victory slip through his fin- training department. Six teamsare games with an average of 353.
addition Vickery receives.. credit gers in the fatal fifth inning It entered, and they'll get away In compiling this impressive figure -
for a one hit game against Lake happened like this: from the starting line on August the Fliers lead off man got
land. I With one out. Crawford walked 10 The first round of competition 42 hits in 119 times at bat. He
Chancey beat out an infield hit matches T-5 vs VTB2. VO- has knocked out one triple seven
Navy publications at the vari- Atkins bunted safely, filling the VCS vs. VPB2NO. 2 and VPB2 doubles and has stolen two bases.
ous stations are beginning to hassocks. Then Wolfson struck No. 1 vs Naval Academy. Also in the charmed circle of
come into the Jax Air News' office out, but Comrad VTB2 catcher three hundred hitters are Second
with football news featured.I played Santa Claus and nonchal- Baseman Eddie Lyons with .331
The NATTC in Memphis Tenn. ': ently pegged the ball over the first i Lee Field A and R Center Fielder Owen Reeves with
features a lengthy story which is baseman's head. Crawford romped i .330, First Baseman Charley Ana.
headlined "Great Football TeamIn home with the only run scored' in Leads In SoftballAssembly stasio with .300 and Lieut. :Marty
Making For This Season." the game. McDonough, coach and shortstop
Lieut. Denny Myers, who succeeded ': A and R Beats Personnel 306.
Frank Leahy at Boston I The potent A & R aggregation and Repair lengthened Leader in runs batted in is
College will coach the squad. outpowered Personnel maltreating their lead in the Lee Field Anastasio whose timely hits won
Practice is already under way Reagen and Ginolfi, slabsters for softball league last week by defeating two 1 to 0 ball games for the
with a wealth of outstanding grid the X-l Division team As usual. Gunnery-Personnel 6-5 and Fliers in the State tournament.
material available. Ensign Frank Burly Stan Pointek of A & R the Marines 8-1. Reeves is second with 20. Then
Filchock, passing star of the Boston I pitched one of his characteristic The Dispensary team surged follows Cross. 15, Lyons, 14, John
Red Skins heads the list Air plucky and competent efforts and from fourth to second place in son. 11 and King 8.
Station fans will recall passer allowed only three scattered' hits. the league standings via a double Though Flier bats have been
Filchock for his aerials played a I VPB2 winners of the Station BOB VICKERY ace or the NAS win. They handed Gunnery-Per- potent throughout the season noneI'
major part in the Fliers' 20 to 6 title last year sailed along pitching staff has won seven sonnel a 14-9 defeat in the first 'e.U..foli e. page HY. r
defeat at the hands of Georgia smoothly and pasted ParachuteLoft games while losing only one won game and then came back to scorea -
pre-flight last year. I all over the ball orchard. two games for the Filers In the State 4-2 victory over the Marines in
Other standouts at Memphis are Keith Zebott held the Loft Lar- tournament has allowed no runs the nightcap. Then Monday night Batting Averages
Thibault 205 pound Tu- : at with four-hit In the last 39 Innings he has pitched they came up heavy favorites to
Jimmy rupers bay a per- lost only one game In three years AD II A V<:.
Jane backfield thunderbolt; Mickey I formance while his teammates at Duke university I Is now the trim the Compartment Cleaners Cross 3b .........,..119 42 .31SS
Parks a former center with the raked Sims with a 11-hit fire property of the Brooklyn Dodgers only to drop a 7-6 decision to that Lyons 2b ..........118 39 .331
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Red Skins; Clarence BUChwald Sims was also wild as a Saturday eleven weighs Inches pounds. and Is an stands aviation the feet ma- recently strengthened outfit. It Reeves, ct ..........1tS: 38 ,330McDonough
Syracuse tackle; Italo I Caccia. night drunk, issuing umpteen chinist mate, second class home Is was the second win of the week 81'1' .. 4.9 15 .306
Idaho and Corpus Christi NAS walks. Webb, VPB2 centerfielder In Philadelphia, Pa. chose the Navy and their second in league play Anastasio, lb. ....100 30 .300
tar; Vern Stiner, 215/ pound Oregon I' collected three piperooa to lead to planes get ,Into. was aviation the leading and learn pitcher about In for the Compartment Cleaners. Colgan. c............ 87 2t .276
State lineman; Ned McDonald the "hit parade". the Michigan State league where he Their first win was a hotly-con Johnson 1t ......? 9/S/ 21 .221
Texas; Halliburton Ware. L. Last but not least, 0 A: G up spent one season. before enlisting Coombs In theNavy tested 7-6 score over the Fire King, rf .............. 91 ,15 .16:5:
S.U. backfield speedster; and Don and batted down Ship's Company, old time Yankee played star for at Jack Duke Dept. Moss c ............_ 2 1 ,500Norvell :
Finnucane, Fordham. : seasonal winners of the American picked as one of the pitchers on theU.S.A. I The team standings up to and ot ,..._.. 23 8 .3t8 .4iDeFreitas. \
e 4> league race. The victory was team which played In the Amateur -, including Monday's games are: info .. 21 7 .
World Series In Cuba Is plane I W L .3331IIJ
Any Sailor with a knack lor achieved behind the effective elbowing captain of a PBY at VPB 2 unit 21 Assembly & Repair 5 0 Walsh inf ........ 31 9 .213
landing a hay-maker has a spot of Condo 0 &: G hurler .hurled for Duke when the Blue Dispensary .. .... 4 2 Miller p ............ 28 5 .170
waiting for him on the Station Who had the situation well in Devils won the Southern Conference Gunnery-Personnel 3 2 O'Donnell p ._._ 13 2 ..154Littlejohn
team; Lt. (ig) Mm Pat- hand from start to finish. 0 & G baseball championship In 1938 and 1939 Marines 2 3 .
boxing .
.' s..7 1- ..154.Vickery .
likes nothing better than to relax Compartment Cleaner! .... :2 4 p : I
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Title Winners In American ,Loop Flight Surgeon Sailor Beware; Lee' Field News:


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Keep Your ShirtA Gunnery Personnel

: Here PromotedTo

Series of Articles Expos Softballers CashIn

CommanderLieut. ing Crooked Promoters


Who May Be Operatingin On Base Paths

Comdr. Chenault, Jacksonville

Pearl Harbor Veteran, Re- Chitty, Coffman, Sweet

ceives AdvancementLieut. Worthless Products Promoted; Fish Story Is

r .y Related By Talcou

V Comdr. Oran W. Chen Automobile dopes of every kind

a ault, (MC) USN, who was medical and description have been offeredto BT C. S. Wilkes Ylc

a &. officer of the day at Pearl Harborat gullibles who are suckers for The Gunnery-Personnel softball
R r
x dE the time of the Jap attack and any type of product that is "guar- team, although dropping a 6-5 decision -

who has been connected with this anteed" to save gasoline, give to undefeated A & R, may

Station for the last year as flight more mileage, pep-up your bat- have found the means of beating

) I surgeon, has been elevated to the tery.Reputable that outfit. The secret ? Unorthodox -
; rank of commander, the Navy has manufacturers of bat- base running. It went like
S : 5; 4 announced. teries have warned motorists that this:

A native of Ark. guaranteees on their batteries be-
1 England, With two men on and two out,
Comdr. Chenault has had a varied come void if evidence is found of Roy Davis of Personnel came up
"
career In the Navy since his grad- the use of "battery dopes. and drove a hit through the infieh. -

uation from the University of Thousands of motorists damagedthe The man on second scored

i y 3 Arkansas School of Medicine in cooling systems of the cars but Johnny McClungf,, advancing-
1930. He went into the last winter by using harmful "anti
directly
from first on the hit,.held up at
\
freeze Worthless
Navy. dopes. prod- second. Davis, a la Gee-Gee
Two years after being orderedto I ucts are offered which, if painted Walker of the majors rounded

Pearl Harbor-In March, 1942 on tires, promises more life and I first and tore for second. Mac

-Dr. Chenault returned to the mileage. Gasoline substitutes, and
took one look and lit out for third
Ships Company, winners of the American league Softball crown, states and underwent instructionin carburetor substitutes, so-called The throw beat him there but the

were upset In their first start in the playoffs by 0 and G. Membersof flight surgery at Pensacola. "condensers" and other quack I A&R third baseman, thinking it

the pennant winning team are : first row, 1. to r.. R. A. Schoemaker From Pensacola he came to Jack- products find ready suckers who was a forceout, Just tagged the

P. J. Knott, R. H. Hazen, T. H. Wadsworth, J. E. Johnson and J. D. sonville as a flight surgeon. pay irresponsible peddlers for bag and Mac pulled up safely. The

Marr. Back row, A. W. Adams G. Vaccaro, A. Carter, Lieut. HenryF. Dr. Chenault, who is a distant their wares. I A&R catcher walked down to

Moseley, W. Hambrick and :M. L. Covington. cousin of the famous General Of interest to all is a Federal I third to protest the play and while,

Chenault of the Flying Tigers, hasa Trade Commission release of June the boys were arguing, Mac

Dispensary Wins Over brother, Col. H. C. Chenault, whois 25. 1943, informing that the FTChad strolled across untended home

Seaman Guard a flight surgeon with the Army, accepted a stipulation from a plate.
VO-VCS And HospitalThe being stationed Washington.. Dr. man in New York State to dis- However such base-running ia

Dispensary reeled off two Chenault was married to Miss Mae continue in advertising matter that not necessarily recommended. The) ::
Beaten Twice But Bollinger of Little Rock, Ark., in the so-called "Gas Saver Formula"he
quick wins in the newly formed Marines tried a little of the same
I 1930. only a few days before enter- sells will enable one to make
Officers softball league, whipping in Monday night's game and the
six of motor fuel from two
VO-VCS by 6 to 2 and the Naval ing the Navy.Commercial. gallons results were less than satisfactory.

Still Nears TitleBy Hospital by 2 to 1 in nine innings.In II gallons Another of gasoline.recent advertisement Sammy Talcou is rapidly losing

the other game played this BulletinFOR solicited the advance payment of I faith in aerography. It seems
past week, A & It knocked off that he went fishing with anaerographer's
Carolus G. Anderson Y2c KENT $1.00 for a guaranteed formula
NAOTC, 11 to 8. Play in the Officers I mate the other eve-
Seaman Guard, despite two loop is for the Admiral's Large room for two or three, :2601 for a gasoline substitute. I, ning, receiving his companion's ex-
I
I Park Street. 77968. You've all heard of the gyp who
lickings the past week, is a virtual Cup competition. Double room In private .home. 2778 advertised a "guaranteed cigarette I II pert forecast that there wasn't a
I _" Riverside Avenue, .6223. I chance that it would rain. Now
:!
certainty to finish first In Suite of rooms one double and one I lighter for $1.00, and upon receiptof I they are both sporting blisters-

the regular season of the Intra- The single room the entire upstairs private one-dollar bills he mailed his I Sammy from some fast rowingand
RunwayContinued entrance. 1785 Edgewood Avenue suckers a package of matches.
Station baseball league which Double twin mangy II the aerographer from some
?onh2'5IthM nl'kti'J i Did into the
from six vate home : you ever run
pace fast balling . a heavy "dew"
concludes its Friday.
season 92086. who traveled about the country I
rick former intercollegiate boxing fell while they were well out in
The abundance of rain which eYwMrgOn double room In private selling "grass seed" which he I
champion from Penn State, is g bath. 2368 LakeShore the St. John's River.Congratulations .
fell during the past month how- working out every day at the Blvd. 23918. guaranteed would not grow more can be exchanged -
Two lovely front corner room In than two inches high, eliminating
will make It to Main Station arena located in for a cigar from ACMM
ever, necessary home on river. 3827 Ortega Blvd. forever the need for a lawn
11 ball in the back of Barracks 912 with men 21695. Tom Chitty, Machinist N. E. Sweet
play makeup games mower. His packages of "grassseed"
the who want to represent the Station Furnished room In private home. and Carpenter B. F. Coffman, Jr.
next two weeks delaying contained sawdust,
South gate to Air Base-turn toward mostly
Shaughnessey playoffs of the top in the squared circle. river on Collins Road to New York and, it seems, his guarantee was They are now Machinist Chief
four teams until the middle of Outstanding prospects include Ave. Mrs. G. Morris. Rt. 4, Box Machinist and Ensign, respectively.SpotlfghTfonight .
good.
I Dick Lee. Fred Illaramendy, Clyde 405! Jacksonville Florida. I i !
August. WANTED Yes, such things actually go on,
and McCann. of
Perry Johnny
Setbacks to the pacemakerscame and suckers finance fraud
by
Seaman Guard. Willie Scraggs, Capable driver to drive to Norfolk, I paving .
at the hands of NATTC Unit 29 July Call Lt. Cdr. Sosnoskl, Ext. ,, for it. It pays to-"INVESTI
Boathouse Sam Reed. Pat
1 and 4 nines, both by one-run Young 8196. GATE BEFORE YOU INVEST" I
margins which Indicated that Sea. and Red McCan. of the A and R. FOB SALE i

man Guard continues to be tough Many others are making use of 1941 Ambassador 8 Nash four door I Focuses On WAVES
the fine facilities and coaching. sedan: good pre-war tires low mile '!I :
even in a losing role. ; condition. $950. Paul : Up The Ladder I.I I.
Palmer Standout Pitcher Hartley. Marine Barracks Cecil\ Field Continued From Page One
Among the Ensigns, who re Cocker Spaniel Puppies, pedigreed, I
Pitcher of the month has been ported here from the Naval ten weeks old Call Lt. James C. I Advancements In I Brown and Specialist (T) Third
Norm Palmer of Unit 4 who has Cross, 2-2085 or 2-8811, ext. 245. Ratings Class Phyllis Poole.
for indoctrinal
Academy training,
I
Persian Cats, 2 blues, I white
pedl-
I Another of the feature acts,
hurled four straight victories are two who were selected on greed one year old. Call Lt. James I At NAS Jacksonville I., "A Date with
WAVE"
three of them shutouts. His victory several All American football G. Cross 2.2085 or 2-8811 ext 245. a was
Seaman Guard 2-1 ---- -' -- written and directed by Radio-
,
over teams last fall. One is Ensign :
marked the first run scored Dick Fedon, a center, and the I Following is a partial list of enlisted man Burgdorf. The cast includes -
*
this station and two WAVES, Radioman
him. personnel cv
against other is Ensign Fred Schnurr, a
Harry Strickland tossed the tackle. Lee Field, who were advanced in I Third Class Imogene Goosey and

the rating as indicated, effective July Seaman Second Class Beatrice
victorious against
other game Several other members of the I
1. Sfoesta. The parts o/ the two
crest-riding Seaman, dishing out football team now on the station
I To AMM3c-Wllllam .
F. Barnes. Jr. : Bluejackets are taken by Joe
only three hits. are Ensigns Joe Berry, Dutch At St. Vincent's Hospital, Jacksonville Stanley D. Beekman. Robert N. Bessey, Glennon, AMM3C and Hal Ab-
Pete Massera and Jimmy Francis Collins, Jim Miller, Art Knox, : I Walter F. Betts. John L. Brooks James ,
hurling partners in Marine L. Brown, Delmont Biuenlng.' Charles bott, S2c.
I were Bud Salsig, Warren Montgomery, Chief Petty Officer and Mrs. Woody I E. Burroughs J"/., Homer Bussey. : A short one-act play entitled
Barracks' triumph over NAT Jack Laboon, Dan Christiansen, R. Hargrove, a son, William Reginald. Paul S. Byrd Francis Byron John "Life With Uncle" written
, TC Unit 1, and Bill Lancaster was Gene Goudie and Handy Fowler, Monday, July 19. i C. Clark Joseph L. Crable. Vergil H.Densmore. I was by
on the slab for NATTC Unit 2 In linemen: and backs, Clyde Sieg I OAM3c and Mm. Joseph Spltale, a Okey G. Enochs. Robert E. Ensign Elizabeth Allen. The partof
" I Field, James V. Fornuto. Millard Hancock Ensign Swenson will be taken
,
son Joseph Monday July 19.
1! a 5>> to 2 victory over NATTC fried, Ted Gilliland, Jack Davis James A. Hollingsworth, William
Unit 4.Hitting. and Jeff ACMM and Mrs. Joseph :J. Mlnechak, I J. Hunter, Maurice V. Janelle. AbrahamF. by Ensign Bailey. Other members
I stars were Morrison, McVey.I I SWING a daughter, Paula Marie Monday July I Johns, Rowan L. Johnson, Jr.. John of the cast are Ensign Allen,
19. F. Kelley Lee M. Jr., Johnnie
Kerley Lieutenant ( Jg) Ellen Littlejohn,
Hayes and Williams of NATTC TIPS Ensign Anso AEM2c and Mrs. Albert B. Bentlt'ld.'I F.: Layden. Slmone M.! Miilte. Lfle L.
Unit 1, Chief Specialist Larry (Ace) Bellardinelli. who with a son, Richard Dery, Monday, July 19. Mckle, Luther N. Overcash. William Specialist! (S)2c Marjorie Goode,
King and Norm Palmer of NAT Johnny Liggon, was the pitchingace 'I Ptr.2c and Mrs. Herbert L. Osburn.a T. Parr. Jr., Warren F. Pereau. AlbertF. Specialist t T) Third Class Polly
Pernle Charles D. D. Plpher. David Anne Barton and Yeoman Isabel
daughter, Betty Marie, Monday July i
TC Unit 4. Johnny Folio starred
of last year's baseball Dueller. Philip H. Reid, Henry J.Relmer. .
Bradford. The members
afield for Seaman Guard. team is now on sea duty. 19.Lt. Walter F. Serapln, Fabian P. I of the
(jg) and Mrs. William J. Holland Sherlock. Thomas P. Smith Jr, William ', platoon are Aerographer's Mates
Standing Pvt. Henry Patterson, who just a daughter: Ann Louise, Tues- Sourxells. Charles P. Stll\\<>.y. William Third Class Freida Bornstein and
W L Pct finished training at Parris Island day, July 20. N. Turner Lawrence F. Water- I
Seaman Guard . . 17 10 .630 before reporting to the Marine I Lt. (jJ!) and Mrs. Ralph Foulks a molen. Harry C. Well Ernest E. Wicker ,: Louise Trautwein, Specialist (T)
S NATTC Unit 1 .. . 13 12 .520 Guard, had chance to with son. Ralph Eugene, Jr, Wednesday Daniel W. Wilson. Edward L. P. Third Class Dorothy Walker, and
Marine Barracks .. . 13 12 .520 a sign I July 21.AMlc Wise. Elwln P. Wixon Benedict Seaman Second Class Nannette
NATTC Unit 2 . .. 14 14 .500 the Class B Elmira N. Y. baseball and Mrs. Ray H. Cooper, a ZematK! Choate, and Ina
NATTC Unit 4 . . 13 15 .464 learn before entering the service. son Marshall Clinton, Wednesday, July To AMlc-Je! se L. Connella. MichaelJ. Mary Segler
Assembly & Repair . 8 15 .347 I 21. Kovalyk. Glenn L. Layne. Dennis Brewton.
hurl
Week's Results Patterson. 18 yean old. will Seaman 2c and Mr*. Charles J. McKenzie Jr., Clarence E. Murphy. I Marguerite Webster, Seaman
Seaman Guard 2. NATTC Unit 1. 3. for the Marine Barrack nine in i a son. Johnny Leslie, Wednesday, July: I Walter: A. Poley. Harry M. Radvansky. Second Class has contributed a
: J JI
21. K. Slender. Ward E. Tull.
the intra station league. Ensign Henry
Barracks 3, NATTC Unit 3. 3.
Mflilne skit called "Tower in
To AM2c Elmer B. Arnold. John W Toss-up"
2, Seaman Guard 1.NATTC I ARM2c and Mrs Brooks Lvman. adaughter I
NATTC Unit 4. Francis Crimmins, of VTB, starredfor :
Bakerlan. Arnold W. which
Unit 2, 5. NATTC Unit 4, 2. I Caudal Elaine, Thursday, I Asqulth. Halg appear Yeoman Third Class
school !I II
the P
Georgia pr.-Ilight 'July 22. Berg M.mel W. Berglund! Robert Janet Liddell Sea-
"= Blake. Alfred L. Blauth, J.'.. Earle J. I Mary Henry.
last fall. The young Nary flier I Chief Boatswain's :Mate and Mrs 'I, I men Second Class
Buckner, Melbourne L. Clark. Benjamin Marguerite
II John P. Mark John C., Thursday
was, an outstanding tackle at a son I ,
V. Commlss'1.I
Clendenln Joseph Webster
22. / Ina Brewton Florence
July
Cross Loads NAS Hitters I Moss E. Crolvvell.Norvel .
.. Auburn. Reason Johnny l Aviation Chief Machinist's! Mate and I I Laurence Co'nE' Engstrom Audrey Boehm. and
I LeRoy I.. Dowell.
O. Dasher.
O'Donnel hasn't been taking his Mrs. Clifford
Otto H. Bottln. a son
'Thomas U. Eastwlck. Arthur B. Emory, Radioman Third Class Ruth Rittl.
Through 30 Games the mound for the Fliersis Lewis. Thursday July 22. I
turn on Fllo.' Anthony R. Frlsgore, The .of will
I SK2c and Mrs. Merle Stanyard. a I fPer.etI: ; parts the pilots be
.lx no mystery It's a sore arm. C. Kio.vd. Glenn L. Gartland.Grover .
Continued frini : Merle Eloise
\ page iVft daughter Thursday July C. Goff, Albert R. Green David filled by Frank Foebeig APlc, Joe
I Il = 22.
--
-
I of the nine are strictly power hit AMM2c and Mrs Oreo W. Mejtoon. a K. Hamilton \\llllam C. Hannahs, Soma APlc and Bob Chatham,

l ters as may be observed from the 2 Officers, Report Here son Danny Roger Friday. July 23. ,1'Wayne( eorJ.e L.J. Hendrlck Hanson. Wade. Walter II. F.Harbin.Hers-':' APlc. S2c Webster hajJ had considerable
Mrs. Evan D.
( statistics 'on home runs. Reeves, From Pre-Flight, Schools' a 1'aychMk daughter and Pamela Pauline.o'rlday.)Davies, ley. Jr., Wilton J. Houck, John O. i experience in dramaticswith
Lyons, Pat :Colgan and Joe Walsh : July Jenkins Russell 1:. Kelly, James T. station KDKA. Jn Pittsburgh.

J each has drift four bagger to his : Lieutenants junior grade Peter Lt. i Jl ) and Mrs. Allan J. Llnd- J.Kirby Wayne Ella A.S. Lanier Krause Christopher : and 8tati9n ,USAY Ip Rochester,

credit. 'Fick and Allison, White have recently fttrom. H son, Lawrence John. Saturday 1unisford.Lake Ernest G. Mi'Collum Frederick FrankC. A. N. Y. t. ( ,

Lyons takes honors in two base reported to the physical; Chief. Julv Steward 24. and Mrs. Joe A. Ruff Mezerek, Donald M. Moody Harold I Specialty numbers Include solos

hit production with nine blows. I training department. a daughter, Mary Adele, Saturday, July F. Moran Jack 1*. Morris Ross K. by Margaret; Sharpley, Seaman

Following 'tin line are Cross with Lt. (jg) Fick, a fomer'Olympieswimmer 4. Vranter.Nutt. Dean E. Pitman Ra
seven, Colgan with six, Anastasia and world's record hold. Russell Aviation Henrtrlokson Chief Radioman, a Ron,and Russell Mr J, Rich: Jftnd. Rush. Robert-L. :Metalsmlth Thlrfl Class. Abbott ;!.

I I1'r with three, Joe Johnson and er, will be., assigned' to Lee Field Lee Jr Sunday July 25.AMM2c Russ, Joseph Ruzlcka. Cledlth A. Sanders will give a soft shoe dance.
Alfred C. Walter O.
head the swim and Mrs. Reinhold J. Sedlta Costumes for the have been
and where he will play
Reeves with two Larry King Benlsch a son, Donald John, Sunday, Ska JII.: Claude T. Slauta. Verner H.Smnllbeck
IS with one. ming program. July 25.: Howard D. Smith Stanley l procured from New York.
In stolen bases, Lyons also leads Lt. (Jg) White, who was a _gj 55Store J. Sonntag. Donald L.: Sweeney.R.tl'errtll Ralph, The work of organization, overseeing -
W. Jr. Donald
S.vmonds.
with eight. Anastasio and Reeves standout football player at Texas Closed August 2 John .". iToohey, Jr.. WHIIam Truhtz} rehearsals, and selecting the
I have five.' Colgan has three. Christian university, reports here I Donald J. Vack." Irwin T. Vlttn. ,).."ranJc; I cast has been. dOfJy: Specialist

'Also, on various infield combinations from the pre-Hlght school at Ship's Service Store Ashore will G.'Walk. Jr.,Melvern Mike Weaver C?. Weir Jr.. Seymour William Second Class Jean Shiley, who

the Fliers have put together Athens, Ga. He will be assignedto be closed all day August 2 for Weliberg Weiner, Hugh F. Wells, EmmettH. also contributed the name, "Strict.

( 23 double plays. Main Station. I monthly inventory. I, Young. ly Scuttlebutt."





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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS July 29. 1943



NATTCen Getting WAVES Know What Makes Motor Tick Mayport Band Can The



More Convenient T s, r "W! Beat 'Em Daddy, I Inquiring :: I

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'Phone Service d Eight To The Bar Reporter t

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Attendants At Bldg. 513 \ "The Commanders" Swing QUESTION: What kind of

Help Personnel Get Calls On Their Spare Time For girl do you like to date the '

Through And Quote Rates Navy Job 'Is First most? If"}

t) ,

More convenient telephone service MAYPORT, Fla., July 29-If you ANSWERS : 1
for Naval personnel at this haven't heard "The Commanders,"
Station is on the way.A that Jiving swing band from the EDMUND P. WALSH Y2c,
new service Public Relations Office: "Most of
arrangement U. S. Navy Section Base, you've )tI d
known as "attended public tele missed a treat. all I like to date a girl who is

phone service," was inauguratedlast natural in manner but still has
This isn't a Navy band, as
week, consisting of ten tele- Navy plenty of poise. Girls with varied ?
bands It's of
phone booths and switchboard facilities go. just a group mu- Interests are much more desirable
sic-minded sailors who
for telephone attendants on got together than those who are one-track. I 1-
in their time to
duty. In addition, comfortable spare developan also like to find a pairing of that
orchestra that is in demand
seats, current magazines and library throughout this section. rare combination, beauty and 1
containing telephone direc- A, brains"
tories of cities called most often, H Musicians of the "The Commanders" L. C. WARNER AMM3c,
all hold down regularjobs
were provided. such VOVCS : "Well, er I like a fair-
as carpenter's mates,
These facilities are located at ly tall girl Blonde. One who
Building 513 in the Naval Air electrician's mates, machinist'smates likes sports and who doesn't like
seamen, firemen and -
Technical Training Center. gunner's
to drink. In short, a girl you can
mates. They spend much
"Attended service" derives its
out with and have
go really a
designation from the fact that at- s of their spare time in rehearsingand nice time
.
f _
tendants are provided to assist ser- > playing only because they like
PFC GIL GROSS, Marine Spe.atl
it. )
vice men In making their calls '
cial Small: brunettes
Duty: petite
Attendants ate on duty from A few musically-inclined sailors
choice. She has to be intelligent
:4:00 p. m. to 10:00: p. m. weekdays u got together a year ago at May- are my t
and from 8:00: a. m. to 10:00: port and, under the supervision of have a good sense" of-1m-

p m. Sundays according to W, Lieut (jg) W. L. McNevin of Tam mor and a pleasant smile.
f
O. McDowell, the telephone com- pa, a former football player at ROBERT BUCHANAN, AMM3c,
pany's representative who made Vanderbilt University, have devel- VPB : "Judas Priest! Who me ? .

arrangements for the new sen'ice, oped a highly-entertaining and Well, I like :.n average-sized girl.

Calls also may be placed over the II WAVES Aviation Machinist's Mates know what makes a plane stay much-demanded swing band. One who talks a little bit-but not

public telephones at any other aloft and'also what keeps it on the ground. They know their enginesand "The Commanders" were for- too much. My favorites are girls

hour. don't call parts "whossises" and "what-d'ya-call 'ems". Here tunate to have as an organizerand with long hair. Pretty lively numbers

The attendants are to render WAVES aboard this Station check a plane preparatory to its taking leader, Bill Wilson of Sara- too. And waitaminute,

Many types of assistance to service off. (Left to right) Inez Waits Sic (AMM) stands ready at the sota, Fla, who formerly played maybe I'd better not say any more ,

men who desire to place calls, : propeller while Lucille H Henderson Sic (AMM) checks the ignition. trombone and sang with Phil Harris if you're" going to put it in the '

such as quoting rates, receiving Alary Anne Gasser Sic (AMM) and Helen Adams AMM3c checks the and Ben _.ernie. Then there Is paper

payment of calls, thereby eliminating : Instruments while Leona Curry Sic (AMM) works on the fuel and Eddie Battista of Clearwater, Fla, M. H. BACON, C2c, Y-3: "The 1,

' the need for correct change I: oil lines. _____ a veteran musician who had playedat kind of girl I like to date the
and assisting in obtaining out-of- one time with Rudy Vallee, most is ono with a very pleasing

town numbers. I I Charlie Spivac, Freddie Fisher and personality and of average size

A service man visiting the attended Marine Thinks Less of others. Quiet type and one that you can
Killing take and will
public telephone head- There's "Zero" Hutson, billed as any place go any
quarters to make call does with is at in
a not place you; ease a
"The Mad Drummer" in and about
place his long distance call directly Tampa Al Wolfe, well known ballroom or anywhere."
;
at the booths except when Jap Than of Running Over Cat tenor from Jacksonville; Roye T. KELLY BAKER, S2c A&R:
attendants are off duty, but gives Roeher of Jacksonville, who plaved "It depends on the mood I'm in.

an attendant information neces- I I for a time with Bob Crosby, and Naturally, I'd like for my date to
sary to place a call, such as the Jack be good looking. Brunette. Med-
well known
Callaghan,
name of the person wanted at the I Sgt. Rose Wound Up In in the head by shrapnel from a "house man" from Philadelphia.The ium built. A good shape and you
knee
distant point, address, telephone Jap mortar. can say that again. Rather intelligent
number, etc The attendant then Guadalcanal Same Company "/ was in charge of my platoon "front man" and blues singer And a good enough

places the call through use of her. With Brother at the time," relates the for the swingsters is Stew Hull, dancer so she won't step on your
I who most of his time in the
Devil Dog, "When I went down spent
epecial equipment. When the
feet, and Ohhh Gosh!
called the there were only eight men left pre-war days "Jamming" with
party answers attend- ,I
ant designates a booth, where the Ily Bernard Kahn, Sea 2c out of the original 42 in the Connecticut and New York musicians PVT. ROSWELL P. TRICKEY, w

serviceman may carry on his conversation It's a long Jump from high platoon. The others had been Marine Guard: "A 20-year-old red.
in privacy. school in sleepy Crescent City, Fla., wounded or killed" The band has a lot more background head with green eyes About -

(EDITOR'S NOTE: We got to a danger spot in the heart of The youthful Marine brought For instance, Eddie Bat- :5-foot, four, and 115 pounds. I

the "busy" signal when we asked Guadalcanal in action against the back some impressions of the Japs tista was once featured in Ripley's like a girl with a good personality

the NATTOn folks If they were tough Jap soldiers. Sergeant and of combat that are worth re- "Believe It or Not" for hold- a nice disposition and a swell

getting the above service I I Ralph L Rose made it. peating.Our ing on his trumpet the longest un- figure. I'd Also like one who with musical out
ability. a girl
:FKEK). I Sgt. Rose quit school at Cres- Marines were on the go con- broken note on record. goes
for a good time and dances and
--- cent City to Join the Marine Corps : tinuously. "A couple of hours sleepa It is believed, too, that the drinks. And, well, experienced,
and landed Guadal-i night were enough and after a
"kerplunk" on Mayport Section Base is the only
or perhaps poise is a better word
canal with the first wave of Leathernecks I while you got used to it. "We activity of its size to have its own x
for it.
Admiral McCain In to invade the Jap-held island had two fair meals a day, which is band.
in as thrilling and epic an enough to keep a man fighting." R. G. (HOLLYWOOD) FUEL.

adventure as he ever read about in "The Marines are tougher LING, S2c PTI: "I like to go out

New Aviation Post his school history books. than the toughest Japs." When with a brunette with a shape like
you stay out in a place like that, Wants Sea DutyThe Lana Turner's. A good dancer witha
As a memento of the inaugural
home is a place to think about as personality to match. One who
invasion of Guadalcanal, Sgt Rose JAX AIR NEWS last
likes few drinks, is carefree
a
'Adm. Ramsey Tales Over'. Heart and citation far, far away.
has a Purple a Sarge Lost 57 Pounds week asked the question, "Whatdo happy-go-lucky and very roman
As Chief Of Bu-Aero -and memories of nightmarish The Sergeant weighed 215 sailors want most ?", and tic"
I fighting in primitive jungles infested right off the bat a second class
pounds when he went overseas, but FMlc WADE HENDRICKS,
Vice Admiral John S. McCain, by He is hardened stationed here Japanese now he reduced to 158: just before he seaman on the Station suppliedhis Marine: "My dream date is a girl i

USN, chief of the Bureau of troops. was put out of action. answer. who likes to dance, likes sports.
with the Marines and is recover-
:Aeronautics for the past five I from head wounds that "The Japs are not smart fight It's not liberty leave or lolly Nice looking, of course. Short, in
months, has been named to the him ing confined in the from kept ers" opines Rose, who, by the pops but sea duty in the case fact rather chubby. Blond. Blue.

newly created position of Deputy I November 2, 1942, until hospital just eight way, is not talkative and spent of S2c Raymond Joseph Daltonof eyed And necking, oh yeah."
Chief of Naval Operations for Air. most of his time answering ques- Squadron VTB-OTU No.3. "=

Simultaneous with his appointment weeks"We ago.landed on Guadalcanal on tions almost reluctantly, "but the He writes: -t.- .,...
to the new position he was pro- Japs would fight to the last "The following things are just Lane TrafficOnly
August 7, 1912, says the boyish One
moted from rear admiral to vice I ditch." what I want.
Sergeant. "I believe I was one of
admiral. The Jap soldiers were not "1. Ever since I have been In
the first 100 men to go ashore. Our one-lane traffic will be al-
for
Provision a Deputy Chief of
diminutive little brown men. "All the I have wantedto
the for Navy always
cleared
planes had path us. lowed outgoing vehicles on Albe-
Naval Operations (Air) has been '
the ones I saw were nice sized, go to sea but have not been
Sgt. Rose talks slowly and uses marle avenue between 1630 and
made for the of facilitating "
purpose Rae asserted: 165 pounds and able to there
get as yet.
the handling of expanding Na- simple phrases. lie joined the 1730 instead of one-way as originally
val Aviation, particularly with re- Marines "because mv brother up. They" were short but well "2. To get on board a Mer- announced in the JAX AIR ,.-

gard to policy, plans and person- George, was a regular Marine." built.Sgt. Rose told how one Marine chant ship as a Navy gunner. NEWS. According to the police, ",
In fact, the Japs found a whole 33 Jap civilian workers "Those are the things that I all\ automobiles that cut out of
nel.Admiral bed Roses in Guadalcanal captured will be sent to the end of the
thorny line
ITcCain's duties will be of who did not resist at all. "But the want in the Navy, but do not
to correlate and coordinate all for by a quirk of fate soldiers were all fighters," he said ever expect to get." line.

military aspects of Naval Aviation First Sgt. George Rose and his "I believe the Jap soldiers were

within the Navy Department, kid brother, Ralph, were together scared not to fight. They didn't
About
If Axis
You Know
while the Bureau of Aeronautics in the game Marine brother"company. seem to be trained to think for Anything
will continue to deal with the de- "He's some gnns themselves. The officers did the
sign, procurement and upkeep of Ralph. "He killed some :Japs way them and most of the
for
S thinking
Tell the !
Countries It
aircraft and aircraft equipment. before" I even thought of killing Jap officers I saw stayed behind to Navy

t Rear Admiral D. C. Ramsey, any. Mind you, Ralph has no the lines as far as possible"

USN, a Task Force Commander in I aversion himself to exterminatingJaps. Did any of the Jap soldiers com- In keeping with the change from defensive to offensive operationsof

the South Pacific, has been named mit suicide rather than be taken our military forces, the Office of Naval Intelligence Washington,
it kill-
Chief of the Bureau of Aeronautics "You" don't even consider prisoner! ? D. C., desires to accumulate information of value regarding all

succeeding Admiral_ McCain. ing, of explains Rose. than"I I thoughtless wouldof "I dunno If any of 'em we found foreign countries with particular emphasis being placed on potential
ifcd killing a Jap
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dead would have surrendered or combat areas.Specifically.
Station Drops To 4th er animal.running" over a cat or any oth- not" said Sgt. Rose tersely. "We the Information desired consists of two types, pho-
chance." material. Factual material would include in-
never gave 'em a tographs and factual
And kill be killed the law
In War Bond StandingsThis in the dense or Guadalcanal was jungles.Sgt. formation regarding non-military industries which have been divertedto
beaches and landmarks, the type of terrain, a de-
military use
Station, which led all Naval Rose fought in the Matanikau Elielund Now
It's Comdr.
scription of the beaches in detail at high, low, medium and extreme
'Air Stations in the nation for River engagement in October, 1942,
News was received here this tides, type of bottom, description and height of escarpments, boulders i
four months in the sale of War I and he participated in the savage
Savings Bonds nose-dived in June Point Cruz engagement in Novem- week of the promotion. Lieut. and other physical obstructions; machinery in repair shops, power
to fourth place. I ber. 1942.& : Comdr. Kenneth O. Ekelund, former plants, etc, in those areas which may be invaded; airports, sea-

The decline on this Station Is The Japs tried to escape from a i communications officer of this plane bases, etc.
rank of Commander It also includes spot"poUtical information.The ,
ascribed principally to a decreasein trap at Matanikau River, says the Station, to the )
duty, countries and of primary interest are Japan, Japanese
participation in the Payroll Marine. "So we didn't have much He is now on sea areas
Savings Plan by civilian person- fighting to do there. We Just wentin having been detached from his occupied territory, Pacific islands in the combat zone, Italy, the
and killed what few Japs were post here some time ago. North Mediterranean shores, any of the islands of the Mediterranean,
nel here.
Naval and Civilian of the Naval I
-.- left and the Balkans All personnel, ,
I In contrast, the Japs resisted I, American destroyers are the only Air Station or auxiliary stations who have such information are

When you hear a man" It's say a ten-to-"mon- fiercely at Point Cruz. It was in ones in the world which can be requested to immediately notify the Station Intelligence Officer at
do
anything
ey can ; Extension 481
Rose struck refueled at sea without stopping.
one shot he hasn't any. this battle that was





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