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Creation Date: August 19, 1943
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YOL 1, No. 21 U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA August 19, 1943



'It Shouldn't Happen To A Dog ,Ration Book 3 Is Coming Up Soon .



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a Mt i'Comdr. Burch Change Posts .. Forms Must Be




Takes Over At Mailed To OPA


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Cecil Field .. By 31 AugustOfficers

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(a Y 'Comdr. T. D. Southworth. Appointed To

'Commanding I Officer, Is .. JI Handle Distribution Of

Detached; Goes To Coast '. '- Application Blanks
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Commander Thomas D. rs Application forms for War

Southworth, commanding of- : Ration Book No. 3, which will

ficer of Cecil Field, Naval''' be distributed to all eligible

Auxiliary Air Station of the I enlisted personnel and eligible

: Naval Air Station Jackson : o officers on this Station within

: ville, has been detached pre- i the near future, must be filledin

rf I Ik paratory to assuming new i I not later than 31 August,

:: : duties on the west coast, it has lla and sent to the address printed -

k been. announced by Station officials i on the reverse side of the

Commander William O Burch, form "OPA Mailing Center,
formerly senior squadron comman- I Comdr. William O. Burch i Chicago 111."
der at Cecil, succeeds Commander'I ----- -- --- to a recent Station
Southworth while Lieut. Commander -I memorandum "Naval officer and
b Edward J. O'Neill will assume'' enlisted'personnel are eligible for

.. I the duties formerly handled by I'I'I War Ration Book No 3 if (a) theydo
I Comdr. Burch. not eat regularly in an officers'
ti '- '- i" ,
If Tracer could talk he'd probably say 'What's going to happen to I Comdr. Southworth took ground Organized Mess or in an enlisted

the Axis when my master finishes with 'em shouldn't happen to a I, school training at MIT, Cambridge. d ov : man's General Mess, and (b) theydo
dog." A mascot of the Ordnance and Gunnery department, the three- Mass., and received his flight o not have or have not appliedfor
; months-old puppy is appropriately named Tracer. He's shown look I training Norfolk from which he I a War Ration Book No. 3 as
ing through the sights of a 50 caliber machine gun with his master, graduated March 4, 1918, as naval a civilian"
six-foot-five R D. (Luchie) Westmoreland. AOM2c, of Durham, N c. I aviator number 389. I Application blanks have not yet

After attending advance bomb- arrived on this Station but those
ing and gunnery school at Mouthic named as distributing officers will
Naval Personnel Permitted To Raceaneau, 50 miles south of Bour- obtain the forms from the Food

deaux, France, he was attachedt. ''I Ration Board (Educational Office
\
the patrol station at Froman- ), room 225, building 954. Notice .
tine, France during World War I I | will be given in the Plan of
Vote In The Coming ElectionsServicemen After his return to the United 'the Day as soon as the forms
States Comdr Southworth was on reach the Station.
duty at San Diego until becoming Each eligible individual will
------ I inactive. civilian life he
can vote in wartime During make out the application form
In the coming natlonl!, state and NATTC Coach was a broker in Chicago, and later ,A \ll for himself onl '. He will not include -
.
general of the Lin- YL
manager
because
*" dependents they
elections.Public
: county coln Motor Co., in Atlanta Ga. were provided for by civilian application
Law 712 passed recentlyby until 1929 when he was called to procedures. The applicant
. the 77th Congress provides: ;q .err active duty again will detach and retain the

That in time of war, notwithstanding Served As Instructor stub, at the top of the form.

any provision of State I Again in 1931 Comdr. South- Ration Books will be received by
I worth became inactive, but was Comdr. Thomas D Southworth mail on or before 12 September by '
law to the
relating registrationof I recalled in June of 1910, serving as all! eligible naval personnel who
qualified voters every individual an instructor at Pensacola until I have properly filled out and mailed
absent from the place of his March of 1941 when he becamea I Lady Lmh Is /'k&fc; I the application form

, residence and serving In the land member of the Cadet Selection I I'rowns And Smiles AlSioJonc Lists Are Prepared
I Board in Atlanta, being detached ,
naval forces of the United I Officers distributing application
or there in July 1941 to report here 13
On Friday forms to enlisted personnel will be
States, including members of theI'r as assistant officer in charge at
I given lists of names of men
:Army Nurse Corps, the Navy Lee Field. pre. ..
I
I'r Paradoxically Friday the 13th sumably eligible for ration books.
Comdr. Burch who read his or-
t Nurse Corps, the Women's Nav- Sat brings both good and bad luck to The lists were made up from the
ders at a personnel inspection
al Reserve and the Women's Army urday at Cecil Field is a nativeof Phillip G. Spadone, BM2c.It I master list of personnel on com

Corps, who la or was eligible to Paducah, }{y., and a hero of was bad on Friday 13th muted rations. However, due to
November 1912, when Spadone shifting of personnel, these lists
in
register for and is qualified to early aerial battles the Pacific
suffered 12 wounds in action :: may not be entirely dependable.
area. A graduate of the Naval '
vote at any election under the law in'
aboard the USS ATLANTA out Distributing officers will check the
his
in 1927 he
Academy won wingsat I
of his residence shall be entitledto 1930. the South Pacific. He floated in names of all men to whom application .
Pensacola in
vote for electors of President Holder of the Distinguished Fly the water for 17 hours before being '! forms are delivered, add
and Vice President of the United rescued by Marines in the names of men who have become
ing Cross, the Navy Cross and
States, United States senators, and Gold Star in lieu of a second Navy Guadalcanal area. I eligible since the list was made up
i i representatives in Congress.The Cross, Comdr. Burch has seen It was good on Friday 13th and delete names of men who
law also provides, in case j, : : widespread combat duty. He wrotea August 1913, when Capt John J'I have become ineligible. These lists
the state legislature of a state brilliant in the of O'Malley, commanding officer of must be returned to the Food Ration -
shall have authorized it. for voting Capt. Fred F. Frink (above) of naval aviation page during the history early the Naval Hospital here presented' Board in the Educational Office .
for candidates for state, the Marine Aviation Detachment, with Presidential citation
county months of Pacific warfare. Spadone a on 1 September, at which time
and other local offices. is now the new NATTC Air Raid- Lt. Comdr. O'Neill He previously had receivedthe all undelivered application forms
Naval of this Station ers football coach. A former foot- graduated Heart.
personnel from the Naval Academy in 1931 Purple shall likewise be returned to the
desiring to vote under the Con- ball and baseball star at the Uni- I Spadone still insists Lady Luck Board.
and was landing signal officer on
4sional privilege versity of Illinois, Capt. Frink was held his head that
pro-voting the at the time of Major a jinx over on Officers distributing applicationforms
(1 Hornet
!lId first contact the Voting twice selected All-Big Ten end I General James Doolittle's famous I Friday 13th !in 1943. It was the to commissioned officers
Registrar in the county in which and was named the mini's most raid on Tokyo. After serving as 13th of the month, there were 13 : will take the names of all to whom
they formerly kept legal residence valuable grid player in his senior I executive officer of ships in the column, and 13 men application forms are delive d
a squadron on
request registration forms year 1931. He was assistant men- the Hornet and participating in the on the gun turret when Spadonewas I and give the Food Ration Boanfanalphabetical
and all information regardinghow tor at the University of Miami battle of Comdr. O'Neill wounded. He hates to thinkof list of these names.
the vote will be handled in (Fla.) before entering the service. went to the Midway Great Lakes Stationas what would have happened if : The addresses given in the August
that particular county, accordingto I commanding officer of a car- he had received 13 wounds, instead roster are a guide to the eligibilityof
Lleut. Alfred R. Shrigley, legal rier qualification unit, later com- of 12. I officer applications.
xi officer here.Sympathy. NATTC Air Raiders ing to Cecil Field as commandingofficer Coincidence The franking privilege may ho
\, Another member of the valiant ,,
of two squadrons. used in mailing applications to the
USS ATLANTA crew is a patientin address in Chicago.
proper
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ChitDon't Scrimmage Today; the Naval Hospital and the re-j Enlisted\ personnel will receive form! ,
Smoking In Barracks cipent of the Purple Heart. He when they arrive' from their own division
Lonnie Clyde Hardy F2c, who was officers, designated as follows-
knock, boost. Don't cry Games To Be Free Is Strictly Taboo wounded In action in the same F A.and B R Mohle all A: and M.1 R(divisions medical ),department Lieut.

on Homebody eke. shoulder. battle which almost cost Spadonehis ). Lt (Jg) Alice Knox: NTS (recruit
They've got enough problems oftht'lr Warning'Don't life. center). Ens. L. I.. McClellanl;
In keeping with the speed and I smoke In your dormitories. 0-1 (ordnance and nunnery). Lieut E. ,
own.Greeting fervor with which the NATTC Air I Smoking in the barracks 1? a Hardy says. "I owe my life to L. Martin; P-l (public( works). Lt.
*: of Station order the efforts of a doctor who gave (Jg) Wm. Tener; PT (physical trainIng -
Your trial and tribulations Raiders took to their football I direct violation a me three blood transfusions duringthe ). LI ul. Allan Voet.; K-l (communications
have broken chores Monday in the openingpractice and is a dangerous fire hazard. ), Lieut James E. Shannon;
he.arl. Theyare
my 'ji sea battle. S-l (commissary). Lieut. H. U.
Fred F. Frink has
I have never Capt. < I Lieut Comdr. CarlC.
unique. The doctor is O'Keefe; S2 (crew disbursing). Ens.
heard of anything like them ordered a real slam-bang scrim- I More WAVES Carver, who is now on duty at L A. Brown; S-3 (ship's store ashore).
mage for this afternoon at NATTC Lieut. II C. A. Anderson; S-0 (cloth.
AH of here.
before proof my dH'Itt )- field. I A decision to Increase thestrength the Naval Hospital Ing and small stores). Lt. (Jg) C. C.
sympathy I give. you this nfll Armstrong; S-7 (cooks )
>JIT which entitle. you to The Raiders, 40 strong, donned of the Women's Reserve, Boatswain C. T. s ni1gam; : !
#: E IIOUi of condolence light sweat outfits during the first USNR by the end of 1911 was Show your Station's spirit by commissary stewards' school! \), Pay
: Continued on page. seen announced In, Washington getting aboard the BOND wagon. Continued on pace e..tlII



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t Page Two JAX AIR NEWS August 19, 1943

i I BON.YOY AGE I
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Vice Admiral -" ,
Meet Our Heroes-Lieut. Barnes i 4


Cook Praises, r i I ,I Battle Veteran Says Japanese Pilots 4I 'j'jI



'" Work Of NAS I Won't Stay With You On HeadonRunEditor's .

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Gains Promotion and Is I ( ; Note: This Is one of

Named Commandant Of R a series of stories describing the sive attacks. Lieut Barnes later Barnes accounted personally for
participated in the rout of eight three enemy planes
I Oth Naval District I battle exploits of officers aboard enemy planes Vhose objective was I From his experiences in the
: this and outlying Stations who the destruction of several American Pacific he bases the conclusionthat
1 Vice Admlrah-A B. Cook, chiefof hl'eon decorations.) surface vessels. He shot "Japanese pilots won't stay
Naval Air Operational Training down one in this attack and damaged with you in a htad-on run. They'll
here for the past 15 months, two other dive bombers, plusa eventually veer off. He attri-
recently promoted from Rear Admiral I Kj Lt ()jg) Stanley; Culp Zero fighter. butes this to lack of fire power on

and assigned to San Juan, v "Train them as closely as possible -I During these repeated attacks the enemy planes, explaining that,
Puerto Rico, as commandant of in what they are going to ", I superior force of arms will down :.
the Tenth Naval District and commander 1 0i actually run into when they go ( I I the Jap ships if they hold their
of the Caribbean Sea Fron- i' into the combat zone. Reproduce position in a head-on run. __

tier, lauded the accomplishmentsof actual battle conditions during I l < I Lieut. Barnes has seen Jap
thre Naval Air Operational which they carry out their practice planes literally disintegrate in mid.
Training Command upon his departure maneuvers," advises Lieut 'air, due he believes, to the fact
from this station. e William Wesley Barnes, Jr, holder ,. that their gas tanks have pre
"I take great pride" said Admiral of the Distinguished Flying viously been hit, causing a leakageof
Cook in a letter of commendation Cross and the Navy Cross, who is fumes, and when they are again
"In the accomplishments an instructor of student officer hit they explode. He has never
of the officers and men at- I fighter pilots at Lee Field, auxiliary -I seen an American plane suffer

tached to this command. You are I ADM, COOK of this station. I that fate. The Japs have "less
to be commended for your part in A veteran of the Coral Sea and I armament, less fire power, and
this momentous conflict in which Midway battles as well as actionsat 30 a few use parachutes" to ball out .
tic are now engaged. Salamua and Lae, and the raidson when their plane plunges to de-
"Something over fifteen months BuPers Checks Up the Marshall and Gilbert Is- struction, he explains.
ago, the Naval Air Operational lands, Lieut. Barnes has had ) I The humorous has been mixed
Training Command was organized the experience from which stems with the serious during Lieut.
with the announced goal to provide On Manpower At knowledge which will enable him Barnes' many experiences. lIe
additional pre-flight training to offer his students the best in recalls one pilot, shot down during
facilities for aviators and air crewmen advice. I the battle, of Midway who had
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and send them out fit for Shore StationsEstablish It was for valorous action in the rigged up a kit to carry in case

combat duty. Coral Sea struggle that he receivedthe .. : j I he was shot down. This kit contained ;.,
"in the interim great progress I Distinguished Flying Cross. trinkets, knives, meat cleavers '
has been made. Eight new stations I, New 18 Month There he took part in night fighter o I and other things which he J"' S
were commissioned. The re- Rotation Needs action which resulted in the could use for trade with the *\

*ult have been most encouraging. Policy; dispersal of enemy scouting air- .J>,,' '''' ,' .14. ':natives.. He was literally a one'w v j
The officers and men attached to Of Forces Afloat First craft in contact with U. S. forces i *, -- I man safari, and looked like a 4
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BARNEShis
this Command entered into this Wounded and with his plane damaged I' tribal chieftain" with all of that
task with a spirit and energy by anti-aircraft fire from own plane was badly damaged stuff sticking to him in one place 'i.\-.\'
possibly unsurpassed in few land- In establishing the 18-month : American guns, which had been by machine gun fire, but he or another when he took off on a ''J
based naval activities. Today. rotation policy for enlisted personnel I directed at enemy aircraft, "he I I was able to return to his carrier. flight. ,4.'
pilots who have been trained at I on combat and overseas displayed great courage, skill and Lieut. Barnes was aboard the I I Student lets Surprise '$
these stations are now bringing I j duty, announcement was made by I determination in bringing his plane I II i YORKTOWN in the Coral Sea engagement I I Student? themselves do peculiar '. :v
great honor and credit to themselves back to the ship and 'I | His squadron had ,.
the Navy Department Bureau of I landing safely'on things sometimes. On one occasion :
service, by efficient i aboard and had been
the just come
and to board. ,.
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i Personnel that the shore establish- a student officer pilot was to /
duty in combat operations." !1 I: ment would be subordinated to the Awarded Navy Cross I secured for the day when they tow a sleeve for practice gunnery ,""
"Well done! Carryon! i I picked up approaching Japanese
needs of the forces afloat. runs. He took off, supposedly
temporary For shooting down the leader a
Admiral Cook had been on of planes in considerable force. In'
I HuPers co ntrt plates a second with the sleeve In some manner
18 Jap bombers and !
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duty with the Navy's Bu- damaging another clouds and rain the fighter planesof ;
shore-duty in the near it was torn from the plane during
of Aeronautics before being survey at Midway he was awarded I the YORKTOWN were launched "
reau "
future of men who will have the the takeoff. The squadron, *
Navy Cross. This
assigned as chief of the AOTC. Im- action rev immediately. I
shore for of plus the student officer
served a period
on supposedly
mediately prior to that he had suited in subsequent confusion to With his plane shot to shreds, .
commanded task force of the two-and-one-half years by 31 the enemy as he continued aggres- towing the sleeve, went miles out }
a
December 1943, and a third survey to sea to make the target run.
Atlantic FleetPrevious of Ad- I in early spring of those having '- Tune In TomorrowLt. Imagine the consternation of

assignments two years on (shore bj 30 illlam \\'. Barnes, flying squadron members when the tar-
miral Cook included: Commanding chief of June 1944.It Sailor Beware; ace will be the guest star on get plane showed up without any ..
USS Langley
officer, ; was announced that all Friday night's Navy Wings program I sleeve-and the pilot didn't knowhe
"' staff to commander aircraft battle shore activities in the continental Keep Your ShirtA over Radio Station \\J\\. wasn't towing It.
of the Bureau of
forces; chief officer, limits of the United States rpay Tune In at 2100 for Navy Wings. I' Once, when Lieut Barnes was
Aeronautics USS ; commanding chief of the Bu- plan a training and replacement Series of Articles Expos- which continues until 2130. prepared to board the YORK- ;1 j
Lexington; policy, and to give the men con- TOWN at Norfolk, he received t
and !
Aeronautics commander
reau of force. cerned sufficient notice to adjust ing Crooked Promoters Lieut. Barnes later landed SafelY ,orders to taxi his plane from the aircraft, scouting (their personal and family affairs on the carrier deck. They took one field to the ship. The trip of five ,' ;
Ind. In Dec.
Who
Born in Evansville Cook, well in advance of the Bureau's May Be Operatingin look at his plane and pushed it I miles through the town streets /'
Admiral was
of 1881 to the U. S. Naval Aca-ap- contemplated action. Jacksonville overboard-it was that badly : started about 4:30. During the '('t
pointed Complete One Survey shot That was the action for
after his up. night a hole about six feet deep .
In 1901. Shortly
demy The recently completed shore- which he received the DFC.
he was I had been dug in the street and a
graduation aboard from the Annapolis USS Pennsyl- duty survey of men over 3 years Lotteries & Suit Clubs In the battle of Midway, In- fence erected around It. There was ,'
on duty I ashore required commanding officers telligence had learned of a heavy ,
vania and later the USS Dixie. Lotteries are illegal This fact no light to mark the spot. .....:
those who fleet concentration and three
to report only men Jap I 'I '
officers I taxied right through it, said
Later he served as turret you know. But, when lotteries victimize
were physically qualified for sea U. S. carriers started for them Lieut.
in the USS Georgia during a cruise I and defraud you, then it's the Barnes 'The captain told
duty. I Eventually Japs were picked
of the battlefleet around the world. Subsequent to rendition of the 1 ;time to get wise. Crapshooting is up and American divebombersand I me to fix my plane up before sail. -
His turret stood number one in required reports, a number of enlisted I 'illegal, but the game can be fair fighters went out to I ing time or else. I fixed It. It was
target practice fired at MagdalenaBay men who previously Fad been When the dice are loaded, you lose I meet them. The Japanese sent I the only" time I ever nicked a
for which he received a commendation by fraud. plane.
reported as qualified for sea duty their planes in by waves-two of
y from the Secretary of And it is with "Suit Clubs I Born at Philadelphia, March 19.
I were reclassified for shore duty. so them, nine dive-bombers and nine t'
the Navy. Considerable correspondence and or other clubs that involve blankets Zeros in each. Out of the entire 1914, Lieut. Barnes attended Val.
Later Admiral Cook served I some confusion resulted, says Bu furniture, jewelry, etc. Suit group only five dive-bombers got ley Forge Military Academy and .
aboard the USS South Carolina, : Pers, which could have been avoided Club swindles,call for the paymentof through to unloose their loads, and I Temple University. At Temple he '
from 1910 to 1911, when he was : had the necessary steps been $1 or $2 a week for 25 or more four of them scored direct hits on I was a member of the golf team,
appointed assistant inspector of :: taken to request new mobilization I'weeks with the "chance" of winning I the YORKTOWN. Four days later I and at Valley Forge Academy par. ,
ordnance, New York Shipbuilding I classu'icat'cns: ': in doubtful cases a suit without further payments the limping carrier was sent to the I tlcipated in football, tennis and
Company, Candem, N. J. BuPtrs desires all shore activities It is quite probable that bottom by a torpedo from an track .
He served as aide to Admiral in the United States to conduct "clubs" are being offered to you enemy U-boat I Enlisting at Philadelphia, Nov. .
Henry T. Mayo from 1913 until \ periodic examinations of enlisted sailors, and you should know Downs Three Jap 15, 1939, he won his wings at Pen.
1916, and from 1917 to 1919 I, personnel on shore to determine what you are doing. As stated During this Midway battle Lieut. sacola, Oct. 15, 1940. I
Admiral Cook qualified as a their physical qualifications already, clubs promoted on this --- -- -- --- -
natal aviator at Ptnsacola Natal for sea duty basis are illegal But, worse Know Your Planes Gunners
Air Station in 1928. lie has had Regular Navy enlisted personnelwho perhaps, it is a means of selling ,
duty involving flying since that are classified as physically cheap merchandise at exorbitant
time. For two years he was in qualified for shore duty only will prIces. You can't expect to get a
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command of the aircraft carrier not be permitted to reenlist, or to $25 or $50 outfit when most of the r11r-1

Langley. During that period the execute formal agreements to extend members of the club pay less than ..-- s ;
Langley stood first in battle efficiency their enlistment status for $25 or $50. It shouldn't take ,
ill her class, and he was the duration of the war, unless I much reasoning to convince any-
auarded a letter of commendation I sooner discharged by reason off I body that if some are lucky enoughto
from the President. medical survey, or transferred to get outfits for $2, $5, or $10,
/ He was chief of staff of the the Fleet Reserve. you and others must pay high.

I Commander Aircraft Squadrons, Some Iteexamlned I Lets figure out a club having
Battle Force, from June 1930, until I In a number of instances, con- 25 members paying $1 a week. *
May 1931, when he was appointed tinues BuPers, regular Navy, The number of members would, of V i ')
I r assistant chief of the Bureau of r i i Naval Reserve, Fleet Reserve and I course, be reduced by one week as _
I Aeronautics. After three years in retired personnel who had been a suit was won. Twenty-five r.
that position he was ordered to I II classified as qualified for shore I II members would pay into the club
command the aircraft carrier Lex- i duty only have been reexaminedand I $325 for twenty-five suits which,
ington, and on June 12, 1936, he I found qualified for sea duty. if valued at $25 each would havea oNE
was commissioned as chief of the ALL 8110Rt DUTY -ONLY total value of $625. Do you I !
Bureau of Aeronautics with the accompanying MEN SHOULD IJE REEXAMINED think a suit club operator can deliver -
rank of rear admiral ROM TIME TO TIME;, I $625 worth of suits for $325' ,
i Detached from duty as bureau PARTICULARLY PRIOR TO To break even he could deliver a
x: chief in June 1939, Admiral Cookshortly THE NEXT SHORt:: DUTY (suit worth only about $12.50. and
:: afterward hoisted his flag SURVEY I most members of the club would c
as commander Aircraft Scouting Enlisted men of all classes who pay more than that. NS
Force. He reported for duty as have been on shore duty in the I I Of course, the early winners are
commander Aircraft Patrol Force, U. S. beyond the respective 3, 2> I so elated over their "bar ain" NOT AT NO. 1! It's the U. S. B-24 'FIRE AT NO. 21 It's the Jap
I r U I S. Fleet, with additional duty or 2-year periods for which a''I they are easily Induced to immediately 'Liberator" a high-wing heavy 'Zeio," a low-wing, single-seat
has been ordered bomber powered by four radial fighter powered by a radial engine -
aa!! commander of Carrier Division shore-duty survey join a new club. I
"r Three on Nov. 1, 1940. He had a who have a mobilization: classification Illegal clubs based on "chance"are engines. The nose extends aheadof Both edges of the wings "
command at sea until he was I for shore! duty only will "sucker" games no matter how the nacelles. Its wings taper to taper equally to rounded tips. The
ordered to temporary duty in the : be given high priority in assign- you look at them. When offered rounded tips. The rectangular tail- cigar shaped fuselage
!. Bureau of Aeronautics Then came ment to shore duty at bases out- a membership in one of these clubs, plane has rounded double fins and slightly. behind the tapered t.
r his appointments chief of Naval side continental United States, take the time to "INVEST, rudders plane.

r., Air Operational Training here.J BuPers concluded. GATE BEFORE YOU INVEST." Courtesy Hcrcourt, Bract & Co., publishers Aircraft Spotters by Letter Ott.I .

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QUESTION: Do you attend

church services more or less l -

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\ CHALMUS HICKS, S2c, X-1:
> "Just as much. I go every Sun- al 1 tO
;, day to the Protestant services on

1 I the Station. I like them a great
deal. In fact, I wouldn't go unless -

'. I liked them."
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", LAWRENCE A. CARNEVALE,
'" AMM2c, A & R : "I go less. Just

f I i ignorance, I guess. I could go,
1'.. but I just don't. Maybe it's be-
I.' cause I'm too lazy. I only go on
\ : I special occasions, like Easter and

I Christmas, now. I used to go to

't"o The Axis fears Uncle Sam's hard-boiled Sailors, but they're Just I church when Ma practically pushed I I1lN Ir
. : aoft-hearted humane guys as far as Mrs. Tabby and her four tiny I me and gave me a nickel to buyan

} ; kittens are concerned. Mama Cat picked a plane at the Aircraft ice cream cone on the way

, Delivery Unit here for a maternity ward and nothing Is too good for back. Now there is no one to ,

,;. the new arrivals, as witness the scene above in which milk and petting push me" / / Iw.ay

r, are provided gratis. Left to right are V H, Trotter AMM2c; W. C ROSE MARIE HALL, Y3c, -

f.", Hyberger, Sic; Chief D E. Tully; H A Siemann, AMM2c; Chief H. G. VPB2-OTU1 : "Less Because I
, Brown and H. B, Lewis, AMMlc. (PS: Mama Cat and babies are work on Sundays. It's a long way (VJ \
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doing well, thank you.) from our hangars to the chapels." _


Mama Cat Picks Plane Wing "More.CPL. I HUBERT don't know HESS why, VPB2 unless:

it's because I just feel a need for
I\\
the church more- now. Too, it

I If',' For Ideal "Delivery- Room"Mrs. seems NORBERT to make HASSETT home closer to AM3c me.": \k \


? ; Tabby didn't pick a cool "I don't have time. I work on
It's
1 As Off A
spot to have her kittens, but she Sundays Easy Falling
What Next? '
must have thought there was r LANNES WILLIAMS ARM3c,

L something in a name when she VPB2 : "I haven't been to church
selected the interior of a wing of St. Louis, Mo.-Uert Grimm, since I've been at this Station. Log ; Just Salute And Ride !
one of the nation's best! known
a TBD at the Station to bestow j I've had duty every week. I've

her blessings on four sturdy j i I tattoo artists! reports a new I never missed Sunday church ser- Look, mate, all you have to do I ture to civilians, it was explained

T "youngsters" a week or more ago. I trend In the "needle" Industry vices at home or ia the Navy untilI is salute. I but merely a means to ,show a desire .

;, The plane was located immediately Thin August, Hays Grimm, his got here." No more, no less. And you'll I to ride.

adjacent to the Aircraft Delivery newest customers are WAVES GEORGE B. McCRERY find yourself riding to town in a I Use of the time-honored thumb

{ Unit on the station, and perhaps and SPARS, who don't wince AOM3c : "About the same I go big, impressive looking Packard, ([ for "hooking" rides is forbidden to
I"' under the electric needle tak-
the fond mother thought that word"delivery" Sunday, unless I have
every durable military and but
ing It like a Chevrolet, or just a good I men women,
men.
really meant something. duty. old Model A. But it will be all "for I Ifree" I Naval officials of the Station have
Grimm liken to tell the
Or perhaps the white cat of no one MILDRED BANACH, SK3c : "I I
and in comfort, too.You've given the "Ride and Salute" plan
about the sailor who had the
particular breed or variety simply have been more conscious of
my I II
tit' wanted to start 'em young as Chinese characters for "Good I religion since joining the serviceso heard about it-"The the go-ahead sign.

w fliers. It was no fault of the cat I Luck, Farewell" recorded on I attend services more often." Salute, and Ride Club" started by I The committee in charge la

:\, '. ... that the plane which she selected r his anatomy-only to be told I NICKOLAS LOUIZAS. AMM3c : I some civic minded Jacksonville headed by Halle Cohen and the

as a "delivery room" had alreadyseen I by a Chinese! laundryman that "Less-because I usually have dutyon people. It's supposed to help ser- idea has already been taken up by

its full quota of active service his Inscription read "four pr I church days. To tell the truth, vice men and women get a ride. the Exchange and the Rotary
and would soon be stricken I socks two drawers." the times r do have time off I If you want a lift, just salute Clubs of Jacksonville. And it

from the Navy's list. Despite her I. The Navy, by the way, disapproves don't go. I'm Greek Orthodox: and the driver of any car with a looks like many other civic organizations

evident intelligence she had no way of tattooing. I there are no services of this type "Hide and Salute" sticker and, will follow suit.

of knowing that it would not be on the base" I presto, they'll stop. The motorists So, sailor, if you really want a

utilized for flying purposes or maternal life a happy one. WILLIAM ROE, AMM2c : "I've will take you an far toward ride, just stand on that corner and

. w perhaps she did. Maybe that was H B. Lewis and R. S. Heshizer, been to church more in the Navy your destination a* he happensto wait for a car with a Red White
the she selected the spot because I had to not because I
,
I reason both aviation machinist mates first be going. I and Blue "Salute and Ride"
1.\1\ t3r' to have a family. class, were responsible for discov wanted to. I believe in the Bible The salute is not a military ges- sticker.
4i While the cat may have dts- and God, but I really don't care
ering this new air station family,
, judgment in some respects about going to church. I
X ployed rare suppose '
but it's a riveted cinch thatthey'll Jacksonville Is
A 1\; she certainly didn't take copper I I'd go now and then, but I let the
have of in
plenty help caring -
(,,' into consideration the of a : other who want to off
J' rays guys go get The Ladder
I for them if the activities of I Up
fine Florida sun when she chose a the boys Friday morning were II stay on duty and let them go." Fourth In July
,: site to give birth to her four kittens I' any WILLIAM MAHER, ARM3c :
criterion of what to expect in the
.; The plane is out in the open i I future. "About the same-about every Advancements In RatingsAt Bond Parade
where the sun strikes it many Sunday. Navy services are more
| Unless the milk of human kind-
-.: hours of the day, and Ensign W. impressive to me than the civilian NAS Jacksonville I Naval personnel purchased $27.
i ness unhealthy Mrs. I
Tabby
'2 T. Gibba who was lending his proves church services." 783,065 in War Savings Bonds in
and the youngsters will have a
sound advice to enlisted personnel i I PAT DUNHAN AMM3c, Advancements In ratings at NAS, July, a total exceeding any pre-
: I good home, for enlisted men were
various month since the bond
taking care of the kittens, esti- WAVE : "I've always gone to Jacksonville: I pro
mated that the temperature inside : vicing with one another to provide church-because I'm supposed to." following Is a partial list of Jacksonville gram was established in October,
'" a box with soft rags milk, water, Naval Air Station enlisted per
: the at least 140 degrees I PFC BERT METZ Marine 19B.I .
It wings was etc. all of which sonnel advanced In ,rating as Indicated
they sincerely
Or perhaps they're incubator Guard: "I attend the same as I effective August 1: I Naval Air Stations, for the
,t, babies. hoped the fond mother would appreciate ever did. I go occasionally." To ACRTlAA) : John A. Pino, Vern fourth successive month, led the
to such G.
At rate during mlil- an extent that LORAINE PARADISE PhM3c Stlnglev Navy's War Bond parade in July
"
r',t t any she'd leave the kit tens-In the small To AMNI3C-: Frederick i', Fisher,
morning of last Friday :Mr. Cat M-l : "About the same. Every Sunday Grant C, Neal. with 93.8 per cent of their civilian
i; :. started removing her brood from building used by the Aircraft Delivery ." To Bkr 2c.: Carlyle D Hay wood.lo employees investing 18 per cent of
-
'i Unit. Bkr Jc: Clarence E Baumgartner.
.;; 'wry the wings of the plane, and succeeded x.31 MARY SOLZBACHER, Y3c, Bernard E. Decker! Clarence MHarless their payroll in bonds.
-
.f ': & In getting three of them VPB1 : "Less. I work every day in Jr, Otho S. Ingram. Josephin Jacksonville was fourth among
1 \. out zany the assistance of enlisted Commercial BulletinFor the week, including Sunday. Oth- ) Poptanlch, John <;n) Had ford. Robert j I Naval Air Stations for July.
M Price, Frank R. Rusch, JosephJ.
I' : men who discovered the erwise, I would like very much to Valent. I Quonset Point, Pensacola and Corpus
'},, ': family when they started their Rent attend" To Bmlc: Gleonard E. Davis, AlbertE Christi ran one-two-three in
v .. the Double room 2773 Riverside Avenue, PVT. Holm Harold B Metelak. Everett I the July War Bond in.
,j q \It. One of the men pulled 2-5240, I JACK R CARROLL, Ma- N. Roberts. Arthur R. Weeks efficiency.
. -lI ''t' fourth kitten out, and deposited Single room for lady 3634 Riverside rine Guard: "Less. Just don't have To Bm2c Joseph ..t It with the others on a root, I Avenue, 2-7947. time, I guess. They don't push it r, Belcher Elbert: D. Boise Norvelle -
,;; 'J "r beneath the wing I Double room for employed couple much. It's not I Bunn Gary J. Davis,
grassy spot 3616 Tiask Avenue 2.1262. very required. Kenneth; L\el": rr:1flt'J: o M. Gen-
'"J. ; A Navy photographer appeared :I Double loom for two gentlemen In start out every once in a while, nuso Tht'llren J. Graves Curtis L. Gunter I Victory Smoker Is
. "' on the scene and Tabby seemed to : private home with' private bath. 3620 I but always seem to change my Charles E, Kragel Alonzo Singleton \
'; know what it was all about. She I Perry Stieet 21510Double with. bath 3432 mind after I get half way there." Jr, Raymond W. Soblotne, Henry ; On
',r room private G Tale. Emery S \Volff Holiday Today
posed as if she was accustomed to : San Jose Blvd. !M7W.! THOMAS McCARNEY, AOM3c : To Ck2c: Chris Y. Airocena. George
'" such notoriety and displayed not Three mom apartment, 2695 College "I attend less on account of L. Byrd Frank (n) Franklin; EdaidK. I
I Street 2-2765 : Gibson, Jack (in) Tenitt. The Victory Smoker takes a holiday
a trace of fear as the flash bulb working. I have duty and I don't
One double and one single bedroom ,, To.Ck 3c= : Rufus (.n) Fletcher Archie today but will be resumed at
tJ \ l lighted the scene. In fact, she was with adjoining bath In pilvate home. feel like asking to get off every ini nenaerson Mason Field next Thursday.The .
fjl' -- patently proud of her little family. II 4259 Beverly Street 2-2611. Sunday" To CM2c: Robert CH Wynn
Although it was Friday the 13th Large corner bedroom far gentlemen ; -..... To CM3c: Hlssam, Roy i USO Camp Shows furnishedthe
I seml-pilvate bath. 4153: Lake I L. Rovvsey, Joseph K, V\ahl entertainment this week with
not one of the kittens was solid Shore Blvd 2-2134. "Under Orders" Mail To CMoMM (AA) : John T. Gillian. its presentation of "High Wide
,', black-though one approached the Double bedroom In private home. I I To COX: Albert P. Blake. Joseph R ,
; I 3657 fc>t. Johns Avenue, 288.17.Corner Naval Brown John H. tn) and Handsome.
hard luck color having
personnel
proverbial travelling under -
bedroom In private home for Climes. Coleman, Stuart B. Director Billy Reed Y2c, is arranging
: a black body and white feet; two couple. Near Air Base Route 1, 2570 orders are reminded to advise Copeland Marvin D. Crow John P another ban
somewhat while Myra St. Ph. 7-tOI6.! their that mail I up programfor
; others were gray correspondents Rudolph
jl PnY1iluaj'.l: JR.Ji W .onLa '' next week's Smoker
.i 'J' the fourth, like mama cat, was For Sale, addressed to them at their new n Vane E. '
-- Glenn Alfred W Hlnz Jr, James B. -i4
__\ '; solid white Furniture 1441 Child street, Mrs Station should Include in the lower Horning, Jr, Anna net La Montagne.
.', Mrs Tabby It Nonehalent I Chilsllan One $65.00 blue elasllque raincoat left hand corner of the envelopethe Arthur H Lowe. Ralph L. MacLean Lt. Lipscomb Detached

Surrounded by enlisted personneland sUe J!)-Perfect condition 3300. words "UNDER ORDERS." Aler.FrancisS'Fred. C Mallard, Newfleld Robert, Lester A. Me-H. Lieut. Thomas Lipscomb, USN",
officers who wanted to seer One $6750: green elaatlque I uniform Navy Post Offices will hold all P. Pry. Nlckolas NReba formerly Dr. Lipscomb of Jacksonville .

.. this family, born In the wings of I with 1 extra, $\3,CHI paints, ,Necessary sl/.e 38. Perfect alterationsfree condition mail with such notations for a trennS.. Reed Ray V, Simmons.Steve has been detached from

a torpedo plane, 'Mrs. Tabby went by td: White &: Co.-Mrs. MIIJan, reasonable time to allow addresseeto Thomas E.S.Starrlck Tucker, Charles Tokar, Tr Jr.. this Station The medical officerhas

unconcernedly about her businessand 2-2794. reach his new Station. Thomas H. Wadsworth.t&o Ussery W.11- been assigned to overseas
An Olsson 60" Class C gas model
proceeded to nurse her tiny engine. also" model wheels. timers etc -s' aon duty with a mobile hospital unit.
I youngsters after the photograph ( Retiring gas model fan) Contact K: Parcels At Yukon tIIrt". CSKPA' ) : Augustine (n) San- --IiI r

i ing episode had been completed D Dougherty A.S., USNR, Building To CVPAAllen: B. MeekTo Hitler says hogbacks up nil hill
-. As proud as any mother, she 907-Pla. No 110. Storage space at the Yukon CYAA) ; Joseph W, Vessella. .
h' House of furniture 1471 Cumberland fighting men. They seem to be able
,;;. ., looked everybody. square in the eye, Road. Phone 2-1S2.I Station is so congested with trunks To FM2c: 'J"E" Gay. to back by themselves!
To EM3c: Stevenson R. Batchow up
I and gently rubbed the black and Lost and parcels belonging to Naval John (n) Fedock. Neat A Finch Albert
white) kitten with her forepaws. I I 1 sport model white RoM: and green Personnel that the Railway Express R. Kessell Paul M Pesalllo, RexB. To GM3c: R Hood, Frd V. ,
Discussion was rife as to enamel Grurn wrist watch In vicinityof Agency has issued a com- Platt. George H Whlpple. Parson. Paul K Wilson.
.' officers 'Iub-WIII finder please call To FIc: Victor J. Campo MarvinW. To ([Ale: Johnny A Darlty. Wit-
whether or not mama cat would plaint. All hands are directed to Childress, Rudolph E. Dakos Joseph ham .
'I Mrs K E. Holtzman at 2-ANJ (n) Demmers Jr? Alfred I*
(}hide her babies away from prying Notebook belonging to the commandIng call promptly for Express pack- A. harp Duane E. Hoyt, WIlliamJ. r.k"Jr.Ronald P. Klefer I John' (n)
. _human eyes and hands, but it was I officer of the Fighting French Detachment ages when they receive notice Knox, John J. Power Paul! Joseph J, Peters Claude
I that I : here Initials C.L.M. on the of their To F2cIxxmaid P. Sawyer, Lloyd R. Price, James L, Shaw Delhert S.
unanimously from the
agreed
everything I outside. Please return to 'l.t. t'-omdr Express Agency K. Stevens Kossl S. Mlzell. Joseph S. Spauldlng.( ,Uobcrt:
;l' would be done to make her Henri de Levls-MlrepoU.! Ext. tItIIL, arrival at Yukon. To GM2: Thomas A Hanntng.. Slncllllr"'d I l'I Harvey &, .V4atsonh' ,

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Jhe lAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at tile U. S. ,
t Naval Air Station. Jacksonville. Florida by the Public -- ---- --
Relations Office at no expense to the gov eminent. Copiesare
distributed free of to enlisted and other Naval
charge
personnel at the Naval Air Station the auxiliary air By Captain R. W. Shrum, (ChC) USN
stations at Lee and Cecil Fields and the Naval Air Gunner' Just ten years ago this summer, we visited Ger
School. Distribution Is also made to the Headquarters -
ot the Naval Air Operational Training Command many. We were quite surprised upon our arrival to
I and the Naval Air Technical Training Center. find Hitler, recently elected Chancellor, in complete

Arthur Gavin USN.Acting control of the country. His rise had been phenom..
Captain
; Chlct of Naval Air Operational Training C enal. He was an Austrian by birth. In 1931 when he
t Commandant. wished to run for president of the country he took
f'f Jacksonville\ Naval Air Station out his first citizenship papers in Germany. In 1927

Captain John J. O'Malley (MC), USN 000 he was virtually unknown. His party, known as the
Commanding' Officer National Socialist spread rapidly. But, six years
v U. S. Naval Hospital later we saw his picture in every shop window

Commander Edward E. Dolecek, USN. JA\\ heard his name oh every lip, and witnessed all about
Commanding Officer ua the storm troopers marching, spreading their
Naval Air Gunner's School propaganda, and saluting with the 'Hell Hitler'.

Lieut. Col. Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Ret), The following year we went to Italy. Here we
Commanding Officer noted Mussolini's experience was very similar to
i' Marine Barracks that of his would-bo friend and benefactor. Before

: Commander R. D. flnsfR:;-V (G), USNR World War I he was consideredso
i i 1 11a : .,-" so dangerous a radical that his
Naval Air Technical Center
Training
..J country banished him to Switzer-
Lieut Col. William T. Evans. USMC (Ret), r land. In World War I he servedas
1; Commanding Officer a non-commissioned! officer.
: Marine A\latlon Detachment
From here he rose to the present
-,' Commander Charles G. Shone A-VG), USJNR. Keeilcr t ; high position of Premier of Italy
Commanding Officer f t11 from which he resigned just a
Auxiliary Naval Air Station Lee Field Mua'"S.
few weeks ago. This man puton
Commander Thomas D. Southworth A-VG), USNR a terrific campaign of talking
Commanding Officer and writing until he succeeded in
Auxiliary Naval Air Station Cecil Field
organizing a group cf about 50-
J The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service .. Joe! I told you this was Arabia!\"j 000 men known as Fascists. They

material. Republication of credited matter prohibited wore black shirts. They marchedon
est permission of CIsS, War Department, 205 E. Rome for a bloodless revolu-
42nd N. Y. C.
Cnpt. Shrum
tion and the government of the
country became Fascist in form. We might look:
w Every Man a Reporter From Other Papers upon these men as being dangerous radicals. Sure-

One who has the proper spirit will wantit ly, they have brought upon their countries a
StimulatesJust tragedy which will take years to obliterate. Misdirected
said about Reading
this
everything at air station energy and enthusiasm is bad.

that it is the best. It must be the best for what do you read? Being a service man doesn't mean the How vastly different is the cause of the early

two reasons. First, and most important, if end of education. It isn't an opportunity to devour picture maga- Christian Church. The few Disciples who gathered
all do their utmost in their zines and burlesque reading matter. You still have a chance to around the Master and started out after His deathto
positions, they continue your cultural development. The better books will open new win the world to Christianity were looked uponas
will be a distinct credit to the Navy and avenues of thought and stimulate in momenta of despondency.-TALK dangerous radicals. They caused great changesin

to this great country which they represent. I' SPINNER, NAS, New Orleans. the Roman government. These men were con-

Secondly, it will be a source of personal sumed with a passion for their cause. One great
leader of this sect .said this "Woe is if I
Shipmates ForeverIt : me preachnot
pride to feel that in
we are playing a part the Gospel". Again, we have this saying: "We
is for buddies in the to be from states far
Navy apart.
common
making the Jacksonville Naval Air Stationthe "
can not but speak the things we say and heard.
best, no matter what it may be in-fly- The speech of a man from Brooklyn surely betrays him. The sameis They suffered for their beliefs. But with them and
true of a man from Texas or California or from the Middle West.
.. ing, repair of planes, sports competition, When it comes to comradeship Americans all over are the same. In many leaders of the church in subsequent genera-
ions, we find that they were fairly on fire for God,
training of gunners, navigation, or the doz- the thick of the fight a Navy man will disregard his own safety fora and that the Romance of Religion never dimmedin

en and one other things that play] a major buddy. On shore, these men are closer than brothers. Comrade- their lives.Theodore .
.. ship is a quality of the American character. Shipmates is the resultof
part in Navy life here. Roosevelt when a small boy, went to a
this element of our char'acter.-'sAND POINT STATIC, NAS, Se-
great church in New York City. As he entered the
: Primarily want it to be attle Wash.
we
your paper. door holding his mother's hand and making his way
Only ,through making. it a paper which Js # up the aisle, he had a tendency to hold back. She

P of interest to enlisted personnel] primarily let Us Not ForgetTo turned to him and said:
My OpinionLetters
can the goal of making it the best service belong to the Navy Is a distinction "What's?" the matter, Teddy, why do you hesitate
so
Or' paper in the country be attained. to wear It's uniform is an From Our ReadersGirl "I'm afraid of the zeal."

Without your help we cannot make it honor. Far from the scene of "Zeal." she said, "what do you mean by that?''

outstanding among the service We actual conflict, doing work which "Well, didn't you read to me from the Bible last
papers.
does not seem particularly warlike Speaks For Dances week something about, 'The zeal of thine house hath
\ earnestly beseech to think of the Jax
you surrounded by others in uni- eaten them up' ".

i Air News as YOUR paper. If you have form, It Is easy! to forget that we Dear It Sirs:be unusual for a girl to As far as this consuming zeal is concerned, we can

any suggestions to make we will welcome are a part of a highly select group, be writing may to about this sub- feel perfectly safe in our churches today. But, I

them. If you know of a newsworthy item I of which America Is immensely ject, but it concerns you not only me, am glad to note the warmth and enthusiasm in our
proud.-Cal.t. J. C. Cronin in THE services in the Naval Chapels at Jacksonville. It n
jot it down and mail it to us or telephone us. but the welfare and entertainmentof
MEMFLITK, Memphis, Tenn. gratifying to have men come, telling that they were
Names make: news, and we have many many girls my age. In regardto helped by attendance upon Divine Worship. The

names on this station. However, it is impossible your ad In the Jax Air News early church martyrs may put us to shame in the
] for a small newspaper staff to Invasion StartedThere about the dance and movie poll, I zeal for their religion, but we do not need to be putto
write this.
shame in our enthusiasm for the in
is already a second front great cause
cover everything of interest on the station. I The Woman's Club charters a which
-the invasion of Europe is under -I we are now engaged. These steam-rolling,
Therefore we ask each and every officer way AAF and RAF bombers special bus every Saturday nightto zealous, political organizations of which we have

and enlisted man on the station to consider from the west, and Russian i bring gills out to the base. Last spoken, and also the early Christian sect of Rome

himself a reporter for the Jax Air News.If bombers from the east are blast- i Saturday night we brought about demand two things: In the first place they ask a
ing the heart out of the Axis. Air I sixty girls out here to the dance. thorough knowledge of the teachings and objectivesof
you have any newsworthy" item or any armadas so great it takes hours to That doesn't account for the ones their orders. And in the second place, they

suggestion to make relative to the improvement roar past the coast of England are that come out on the city bus- demand absolute obedience. We can take a page

of the paper please] telephone 8542 or striking daily at the "European there must have -been about forty. from their book.

write "Jax Air News, Box: 2, NAS, Jack- Fortress." ARMY TIMES The sailors say that there aren't If men would bring back again the Romance of
sonville Washington, D. C. enough dancing partners, but whyis Religion they must turn again to the Christ and
Florida. SC it that some of our girls are sit- learn of Him. See Him again in His Home Land.
ting around and not dancing? Mark well His learning in the midst of the doctors.

hor8 ui' HOW ABOUT No Surprises for Him Some of the girls were mad about Note the friendship in the home of Mary and
r LAST SATOSZDAV I the fact that the boys stood around Martha. See His hatred of dishonesty as He drives
Boot holds
training no surprisesfor
MDRwNq- Manolis Kannis, Co. 1000. After and watched while the girls had out the moneychangers-from the temple. Grasp His
J
I to amuse themselves. So far there teachings as He faces the crowd neAr the seaside.
11 in the Greek Navy,
years Royal
are plenty of dancing partners if Note His generosity His thoughtfulness as He
he finds life in
Camp Dewey com-
the boys would dance, with them. feeds the
multitude.
paratively simple.! Having Mark well His gentleness as
spent his childhood in Greece, Kan- Another point is that these little children flock to Him Listen to His wisdom
nis joined the Greek Navy when dances keep a lot of boys and girls on the mountain tops. Step softly as we see Hi]

he was 20 years old. He has out of trouble on Satunrday nights.If deep spirituality when He goes out alone to p ,
touched almost every corner of they do not have the dances And finally, note His matchless courage as He fac

a the globe in his travels.-GREAT out here, they will go some place death on Calvary.The .
LAKES BULLETIN, Great Lakes else to dance. All of the places Romance of Religion will come back whenwe
Ill around Jacksonville sell some form. turn again to the Romantic features in the
of alcoholic drinks. life of Christ, follow His teachings, and emulate His

Mail ContributionsLetters Please consider these points life. With consuming zeal and His ideals and con
thoroughly. What I am trying to I tagious enthusiasm for His cause, be it to ave a

/ for the "My Opin- put forth is the fact that it will ehipmate or to fight for your country-you will
not only be an entertainment buta again spread this high purpose.It .

/ r -| helpful entertainment for the -

'tN+4 veer tae addressed to: My Opinion, men in service, the WAVES and Takes Courage
lax Air News Box 2. However the civilian girls.
It takes no little courage for a man to be hintsself
If :you mall your letter Thanking you for everythingyou ; there is so much tendency toward being Just!
: from town be sure to includein can do for this matter, another
l
much to do
/ i/ average person, so temptation
address Naval Air
( < r Station your, Jacksonville, Florida. SincerelyA as the rest do, to go along with the crowd What
Faithful Reader I we need today are men who can separate themselves
Other material for 4-
.; pages from the general run We have so many people
two renter
and 5 these
( who can say things! nnd do things; the need is for
pages), unless specifically designed Sorry people who will become somebody. Not to say or da

for a special column something, but to be somebody!-Chaplain F. R,
Last week In the editor's noteprt'Ceeding
should be sent to the Feature
Hamilton in THE
NAVYATOR, Del Monte Calif.
!1-. and Literary Editor, Jax Air tile "Navy Hymn," It
+ News Kov 2, If by yard maiL was! stated that the "Navy Ves
I An abate If you maJI' fronl pt"r" luoJt'ram'all heard on Sunday A Thought/ For The Week

y.. town, remember to include 'at 1930 over WI>UQ. Sorry, That 10
dollar
Natal Air Station, JacUsonil but It was our mistake. It should we spent so foolishly

\ > Florida. hate read Wednesday at 1705 over night would have bought four 25 cent J

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t .. Who Doesn'tWe ( kingLam) -- (t.ft_4i rj4a I

won't vouch for this one..But

it's told by the Public Relations

Office of the Third Naval District.It ,: -

seems that i mother telephonedher _J; .ZW. :!:.- C '- e
son, a Marine temporarily .. '" : yc
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got the long distance operator on
the phone und began: By Steve Kalagian Y2cIt's

"Operator I want a Marine ." tN G tt
Quick as a flash the operator came movies six to one.

back: "So do I. Who doesn't?" At least that was the result of the poll conducted by the ; '

SMOKING LAMP for the last two weeks. The final score

It Sure Is shows 101 votes for movies and only 17 for dances. "S. w: \ja
Longest day of the month: the : (
day the Ship's Service is closed for However, since only a little over
inventory. 100 people voted, it seems only fair more respectful to your superior
to point out that it could hardly officers. I'm the captain of this

'. Doing His Duty represent the opinion of the entire one'."
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.1 A sailor, a soldier, and a marine Station. But it does serve as an
..<.: were walking down the street w'th' inkling of what those who took Interest SMOKIES They need more
contributions for the War Bond
their arms about each other enough to vote would rather -
in
warm embrace. The sa'lor' was have on Saturday nightmoviesand Essay contest all you have to
in no uncertain terms. do is write 250 words on "Why
In the middle."Since .
when has the Navy been There is another side to the Naval, Personnel Should Buy WarDonds" 3

) Ira so iffActkmf.le tuwaid tie Army story. In spite of the overwhelming and you may get a $100
War Bond for your trouble .
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and Marine Corps ? as cJ a vote for movies on Saturday
., passerby. nights, we received a letter froma Extensive courtesies were grantedto
the WAVES on rainy Saturdayby
: "Affectionate, hell!" scat the girl on the Station supporting
certain officer. Accord-
sailor, "I'm ho am;r 'em up!" dances. It has been printed in the a
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ing to Lieut. R. Weeks, now that
"My Opinion" column on page 4.
WAVES can overseas, the slo-
go
And Sajs- i It may explain a lot of things '
Breathes there a man and it may not. Read it and de gan should be, "Join the Navy All of me f >why not take all of me '
and Release WAVE for Sea
a
With soul so sad I ride for yourself.It .
Duty. Some cab drivers are
has may also be proper to as-
Who; never paused, turned his still be careful
overcharging, so ,
head sume that those who didn't votedidn't
mates. Remember the price
much whether dancesor
And said"Hmmmm care '
,< for to the station
bringing ,
not bad." movies were held on Saturday you Literary Scrapbook
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nights. If that be true, then it
) gers, Is $1.50, no more, no less.
Bad Ieory would seem that only little over
That's about it until next Poems About Naval Personnel
Or
Jr I Gunner: "When we were forced one hundred men and women real- By
week when we'll have stories
more .
'. down In the South Seas for seven ly care which we have. This is all ,
that movie-dance is
I weeks I only had one ompanion in the realm of theory, of course, over now our. SMOKING LAMP'S poll You are the fellow that has to Keeping the right way or taking:
4.. a beautiful blonde!" but we have no other basis on OUT. decide I I the wrong,

J Engineer: "What did you do for which to judge. Whether you'll do It or toss it Careless of honor or guarding your
: This column wishes to thank all
food? Five sailors in dungarees walked aside, pride,
:J of who take the time to express -
Gunner" : "Damned: I remem- you opinion. Whether into the laundry a few days ago. You are the fellow who makesup All these are questions which yott

?: ber. change your will come about because any of One of them handed over his I. D. your mind must decide.

"; Thirty days lie hath Serves this poll, we do not know. We card to one of the girls so she Whether you'll lead or will linger Yours the selection, whichever you
September, could get 1iis laundry. Immediately do!
y' April, June and Seaman Bender. only conducted this survey becauseso another one said, "Here get mine, behlnd- The thing men call character's all
", He serves them now without reprieve many of you insisted.At too, while you're in the "B" section Whether you'll try for the goalthat's up to you!
any rate, it is all over and afar
: The had -EDGAR GUEST.
girl barely taken I
For being absent 'without '. the movie advocates swamped Or be contented to where "jg _
,, !a\'e. dance enthusiasts, 104 to 17. his card when three other voices stay you .| j
i spoke up with the same request. are.
:. Navy Seeks Women Doctors HIT OF TilE WEEK-A Chief The gist of the story is that all Take it or leave it-Here's some- We Can We Will,
: The Navy's Bureau of MedicineS five of the men's names began thing to do!
; and Surgery has issued a call for Petty Officer In the Yard office with "B" and they were all from Just think it over. It's all up to We Must
'. 600 women doctors to be commissioned without any shoes or nocks on the Their you!
same squadron. names
last Saturday during that heavy Wnttefi on F. D. R.'a famous
i, for the Medical Corps.! rain. According to the Chief that wereA.: J. Berticelli, R. K. words We can, We toll, We must
What do wish? To be known
i, Bjorkman, Lucien Brunetti, James you
1f .,' ..... x Noncom Gigs Officers was the only way he could get Barney, all AMM3C, and F. A. as a shirk, We can do our utmost until this
:, ii. ALGIERS (CNS)-Gen. Dwight out of the NATTO administration Buckley, AEM3c. Known as a good man who's will- war is won.

1 D Eisenhower has commended an building. a -":!. ing to work, We Can give to our country every;
unidentified noncommissioned offi Scorned for a loafer or praised by able bodied son.
I Then there's the story about a
cer's protest that "most officersdo your chief, We can work In the factories mu'
not salute properly." The non- medium sized sailor throwing officer a Meet Your MatesBrief Rich man or poor man. or beggaror nitions to supply.We .
big, heavy-built petty thief?
com, in a letter to the
Army news- be faithful to Country
right on where it hurts the most can our -
Eager earnest or dull throughthe
or
paper, Stars and Stripes, com- during an Indian wrestling match. Biographies of Men Liberty shall not die.
day,
plained that officers
frequently We won't embarrass the latter With YouA
by Serving Honest or crooked It's you who
brush off enlisted men with "a
revealing his name. We mil give all that we can
flabby gesture in which the salut- must say!
spare.We .
former machinist in a defense
You must decide in the face of
ing hand looks like bent fork." !
a i GIFT OF THE WEEK-The plant, NICK LOUIZOS, AMM3c, is the testWhether uiM not squander our Courn'
---'jj<-- I "Salute and Ride" Club. Now all now on duty at VTB2. While in you'll shirk it or give it try s share.

I some of us have to do is to salute civilian life he fought in the Golden your best. We will buy bonds whenever we
Station MoviesMAIN properly. Gloves and received a pin for can .

(. placing high in the standings. Nobody here will compel you to
We will
STATION Al'UlTORIl'-
support our fighting man
"Margin for Error" Joan Bennett, Here's a story which comes out He graduated from Woodward rise!

Milton Rerlo Aug. :20.: Background to of the Navy Department in Wash High school in Toledo, Ohio, wherehe No one will force you to open your We must not in work
Danger," Ceo. Raft Brenda Marshall, ease up our
ington as the "Story of the Week": played on the varsity football ;; I
eyes
Aug. 22; Life Begins at 8:30: Monte team. He is married and his We must do our duty and never
Wooley Ida Luplno. Aug. 23. "China "At an Australian Coastal City, No one will answer for you yes
Girl." Gene Tlerncy. Ceo Montgomery; two youngsters of about 12 pad- favorite hobbies are boxing and or no, I shirk.
AUK. 24: "Tlrio to KIM," Lloyd Nolan dled their canvas canoe up to an wrestling. After the war he I Whether to stay there or whether We must remember whatever w@}
Heather sn.rn.Nr Angel.OFFICERS AUK.: 25.AUDITORICM anchored troopship and asked the plans to go into business for him- I to go. doVe ,

I' -"Kcen 'Em Slugging Dead End gold-braided officer leaning over self-probably operating a res- Life is a game, but it's you who \ must always to our Country
t Kids." Aug. 20: "Background to Danger the rail for permission to come taurant. must say, be true
Ceo, Raft Brenda Marshall,
J. Aug. 23; Life Begins' at 8:.10." Monte aboard. 'No' was the answer, but H. KATOWITZ, SK3c, of Miami, Whether as cheat or as sportsman L. Birtwistle, in
1 .. Wooley. Ida: Luplno. Aug. 24; 'China the boys persisted until the officer Ha, enlisted in the Navy on Oct. you'll play. SHOT & SHELti

..... Girl. "Aug.Gene<< 25.TIerney, Ceo. Montgomery. finally lost his temper. 8, 1942. Prior to his enlist- Fate may betray you, but you settle Hingham, Mass

MB: : FIELD-"Five Leaves<< to 'Get out ,of here,' he shouted. ment he and his brotherrin-law firstWhether jji_ __
l Cairo," Franchot Tone. Anne Baxter, 'You can't come aboard, so clear operated a boat for tourists who to live your best or your
Aug. 19; Chetnlcks." Philip Porn off.' wanted Co go deep sea fishing. worst. 500 Recreation OfficersThe
Anna Sten, Aug. 20:: "Keep 'Em Slugging -
; ." Dead End Klds Aug. 21: "Mar I 'Are you the captain of this Originally from Ohio, he'd rather
'9 ? the in the than So whatever It is are wantingto Navy now has more than
gin for Error, Joan Bennett Milton ship? asked youngster fish or go horseback riding you
;"t' Berle<<, Aug. 21;" "Boston Blackle I stern of the canoe. anything else. His broth-r-In-l:1w: be, 500 recreation officers-men with
Goes to Hollywood, Chester Morris, braid 'but him the Remember to fashion the choice not less than five years' exper-
, Constance Worth Aug, 23: "Back 'No, replied gold is carrying: on for during ,
ground to Danger," Ceo. Raft Brenda I'm the fourth officer.' war and Katowltz expects to con- you are free. ience In the field of community
., Marshall" Aug. 24: : "Life Begins at 'Then,' said the young Australian tinue where he left off with his Kindly or selfish, or gentle or recreation or allied fieldsservingwith

"; n ;Aug.8:30, 25.t .Monte Wooley. Ida Luplno, 'you'd better learn to be a bit boat business after the war.HMMFINETHM3.1 strong, its far flung forces.



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Stars Of Squadron VPB2 and A & R Spark Teams In Playoffs For Station Softball Championship

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for Squadron VPB 2 who has won 15 games while losing only 2.; Joe Secan, clean-up man for the A and R squad whose timely hits have been a big factor in his team's
success; A. E. Crowell Y2c. a .361 hitter for VPB 2 and Stan Pointek. leading hurler for A and R who has won 14 games while losing only one. A and R and VPB 2 are
in the for the Station softball title after from field of 22 teams.
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:; "I ;'z. / :" Tonight In JaxFresh The A & R softballers Bernard ship Kahn of state, S2c, listing to portside

.. : badly as the Normandie did before salvage operations were

jl' from two victories over undertaken was endeavoring to attain keel
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the Morrison Field Army Air Base
against VPB2 in the Station Championship Playoffs as the
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By Edmund Welsh, Y2c: t' team south Florida champions, the
Air News went to
... press.
:or ... I Fliers will attempt to annex new
baseball laurels in the next few Rated as the underdogs in the titular playoffs, Manager

Announcement this week that there will be no NAS foot- weeks. John Scarborough's VPB2 "setups" upset favored A & R in

ball team in 191: may be disappointing to some. However, Already recognized as the best I.the. first game, 1 to 0, after a ,
trial the nation in the throes of its greatest war, there is Service team in the State, Lieut. extra
Marty McDonough's crew now has Rear Admiral Jacobs spectacular inning struggle
for the withdrawal of
the Station team.
just cause its sights on the Victory league headlined by B. Q. Smith's no-hit
Inasmuch as the training at Jacksonville is perhaps more I championship.Ahead Discusses Recreation pitching classic.

important than any other phase of flight training prior toa I of the pack by a marginof The rambunctious VPB2 club
a game and a half, the Station "Ilecreation In the Navy does
flier's entrance into combat ; I I
plays tonight in the Jacksonville !i play a vital part In maintain- j entered the second battle needing "
there is all the more reason to No Football For baseball park at 7:15: p. m. against ing and strengthening the character I only one more win over A & R to 'j
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stress the job at hand. I Merrill-Stevens. qualities that develop the capture the best two out of three

None of the three major Air 2 Pitcher Ready I' Individual and yet encouragesand ( game series for the championship. '

Station, Jacksonville, I'pn..acola i NAS This FallThe Either Lefty Miller or Erman I stimulates him to take his i I VPB2 Won In '42

orCorpus Christ will have Littlejohn is expected to get the I assigned place on the team with | VPB2 wore the 1912 Station
hall teams, but all will \100"I'I' Naval Air Station, which pitching assignment for the Navy I pride and honor. The results' of | crown, but by virtue of having
creased emphasis l on such Intramural placed sixth among Service teamsin while Bill Griffin or Jess Preston this policy are proving that the > licked 'em twice during the regular
Kportt an swimming, the nation last fall, trailing will hurl for the shipyard nine. I Ilhiejacket of today's Navy I'| season A & R figured to pluck the
touch football, volley hall tennis only the pre-light schools and I I Closest team on the heels of the i I l's better able to meet his first crown from the defending champ's
and :Navy hall. Great Lakes, will not be represented Fliers is the Mayport Section base obligation be ready to serve brow this year. However, VPB2

At the Station, just! at In the by a team this season. I which has earned an even split and defend hit country." I must have been husbanding all Its

port. the gate N wide open for In place of football greater I with the Station in games played I Randall Jacobs, strength for the showdown series
each and every man to participate stress is expected to be put on I this season each team winningtwo. Rear Admiral, USX, for they performed flawlessly in
In ."rll.M"1II intra-station athletics. Fall sports The Fliers have beaten May- I The Chief of Navy Personnel. the first contest.
!Mime' sport. port 13 to 0 and 5 to 2 while May-
for enlisted men and officers will
t awarded teams In The resurgent Scarborough.
winning '
I port has defeated them 3 to 2 and
include touch football, Navy ball,
Individual sports and the team i managed squadron team ganged up
with the best record for a year tennis, softball, and golf.In 2to1. A and R Wins on A & R to win by l-to-0 in nine
Terminal
Remaining are
I 1912 the Naval Air Station games in
will he awarded the Command- I I innings a tiff scheduled for the
Aug. 23; Carpenters, Aug. 25; and
squad, coached by Lieut. Hobbs
frames.
ant's Cup. Similarly In the officers regulation seven
there will hecompetition Adams, won 9 of its 13 games. Its Downing, Aug. 29. Title
leagues I I --'- 4 League There isn't enough adjectives inWebster's
hut here it Mill he record was as follows: .
dictionary or enough
tar tltPdllllral' Cup I Jacksonville 20 ,. .. .. ... Florida 7 ,! New Movie "The Sullivans"Will breezed in this to adequatelylaud
and space paper
Jacksonville 0...., ... ... Georgia; III Assembly Repair
Jacksonville 14 ....... .. . Miami 0 ,, Soon Be ProducedGloria home with the first-half title in Smith's masterful no-hit, no
The U. S. Naval Air Station at : Jacksonville 33 .... .. Spence Field 01 I run hurling gem. Shelled from the
Olathe. Kansas has named its new Jacksonville 55 .... Daniel Field 0 I Callen, backstroke swim- the Lee Field softball league by i mound twice during the season by
Jacksonville .. . . .
drill hall in memory of the late Jackon\llle 6 ... Ga. Pre-Fllsht TlImpaOI 20 ming champion recently stoppedin taking a 2-1 decision from the ; the slugging A & R crew Smith
Knaign Nile Kinnick, the nation's' Jacksonville 19 Spence Field 0Jacksonville at the U. S. Navy recruiting hard-playing Gunnery Personnel i came back with an avenging roar
top football player with the University 6 :::::::. .. Rollins; 13 I office In Chicago and met WAVE j and silenced their completely.He .
Jacksonville 24 .. .. .. Clemson 61 team. Their only lose was the 11-8 guns
of Iowa in 39. Kinnick Jacksonville 16 .... Pensacola 10''' Genevieve Sullivan, sister of the held the Assembly and Repair
trained at Cecil Field last fall. Jacksonville 13 ,?. . .. .. Duke 0 5 Sullivan brothers who were lost game they dropped to the second- i swatters at bay from start to fin
Considered a fine example of I --": on the cruiser JUNEAU. I place Marine team. i ish with a brilliant exhibition o
American manhood by all who Miss Callen will take the part of Because of the tightness of the : craft and speed on the slab.

knsw him. Ensign Kinnick's sin- Ga. Pre-Flight Is Genevieve Sullivan in the" motion games of late, a Shaughnessy series j Blomberg Gets Homer
cerity of purpose is reflected in : picture, "The Sullivans. Produc- with four Co-starring with Smith in the
has been arranged !
one of his letters, a part of which '' tion of the movie is set for an teams competing. A & R, the Ma- victory was Burton Blomberg, VP
Is made public by Lt. (jgi I Kalb- 'Set On 6 GamesFootball early date.Assigned. rines, the Dispensary and either B2 second baseman. Blomberg ex-
fleidch. a chaplain at Olathe.SM I to recruiting duty, the Com- : ploded a homerun bombshell in
Gunnery-Personnel or
Kinnick, "1A't."I hope I practice is underwayat WAVE Sullivan is a Specialist, partment Cleaner team will runoff 1 the 9th inning to break up the box
that you and I, and many oth- the U. S. Navy pro-flight school third class.Daniels the series within the next two :I duel between Smith and Big Stan
er'like us, will he enabled some Athens Ga. where the Skycrack- '----'=--- weeks. A & R intends to prove' Pointek, A & R's scintillating
tl\y\ somewhere, and somehow ers have games scheduled with speedster who had won 14 out of
TransferredJohn that those nine wins out of ten I
tit contribute In .Home small way Newberry Clemson, Tulane, Uni- Is they racked were no 15 previous outings. Blomberg
up
to the peace and progress of versity of Georgia Georgia Tech Daniels AMM3c, who was games flukes. A game between the Lee I produced the only run of the soft
this world. and the Navy pre-flight school at ball tug-of-war by lashing a grass
an outstanding tackle on the 1912 Field A & R and the Main StationA
"[ shaj-e: with other young Chapel Hilt, N. C. Station football team, has been & R is also on the fire. mowing four-base drive down the

men an innate desire to 'bt01 Coaches at the pre-flight school ] selected for flight training and will In other played last week, left field foul line.
service to my country. It are Lieut. Rex. Enright who was report to Dallas, Tex., for further Gunnery-Personnel games trimmed the Blomberg, the hero, almost became
IM the lot of our generation to formerly head coach at the Uni- assignment on Aug. 31. Daniels, Fire Department 8-5, the Marines the "goat" of the game in
Nerve a* military men first. and versity of South Carolina, head who attended Stetson university won from the Dispensary, 5-0, and the second inning when he spoiled
then, with an Idealism undaunt- coach; and Lt. (Jg) George T. worked at A and R. the Fire Department suffered their I VPB2's brightest-'scoring threat
tsl, tll enlist" with aw' much teal Barclay line coach; Ensign Andy --'i --- secondloss of the week to the Risco singled sharply to left cen.
to form Our backfield coach and William ter. advanced him to
a lasting peace Pitney ; Since the system of ranking Compartment Cleaners, 64. Scarborough
cause U I just and righteous! ; this J{. Kerr, end coach. earned-run second with a sacrifice bunt and
pitchers on averageswas
country will not lose." The standings with Just one Smith worked the runner to third
initiated in 1912. only seven remaining to be played are:
B- game via fielders choice. Then Pointek
If Herman should lead the men have ever led the National w L
At the time Ensign Kinnick was National league in total number of league in both ERA and won-lost Assembly & Repair .. . .. 9 1 turned on the heat and stompedout '
kilted in a crash landing in the hits this season, he will be the percentage in the same year. Fourof Marines . . . ............. 7 3 the threat by fanning Blom \
Pacific, his brother 2nd Lt. Ben first Brooklyn player to do it since them Bill Lee. Lon Werneke, Dispensary t" : :: :: :::.,::::: 5 4' 5 4GunneryPersonnel berg to retire blasteroo the side.In Biomberg'8homerun the 9th

Kinnick, of the Marines was In Wee Willie Keeler topped the circuit Carl Hubbell and. Elmer Riddle are Compartment, Cleaneis .....4,.. 4 6
; '. Continued O. rc Seven : with 203 safe blows in 1900. still active., Fire Department .,,. ,. ......$,. 0 10 Continued On 1'ajte Seven

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NATTC Marines Reach Finals NATTC Air Raiders Attention! Lieut. Glenn Mann



e ki Station Baseball Playoffs Scrimmage Today directed Plan of operators the Day Monday of Sta- Detached For Duty


. ''WWnning; two out of three games with good pitching i and Continued front pace one tion vehicles to give ridesto

timely hitting, the NATTC Unit 2 Marines earned their way tion two days but were issued regula- service personnel eitheron Outside Country -

to the finals in the Shaughnessy playoffs of the Intra-Station It football was announced uniforms last yesterday.Thursday !! or off Station, wheneverit

baseball league the past week. that the Naval Air Technical I can possibly be done Former Duke Publicity

Unit 2 will play the Seaman Guard-Marine Barracks winnerin Training Center would place a without going out of the
football team in the field with I Director To Serve As PRO
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a best two-out-of-three game In 1--- Capt. Frink of the Marine Aviation way I Of Naval DistrictLieut.
series The
a opening Tuesday. '
Seaman Guard-Marine Barracks Meet The FliersI Detachment. at NATTC as coach.

series now stands at a game apiece It is planned that the Raiders Glenn E. (Ted) Mann,

with the rubber game slated Fri. I t will play outstanding colleges and Public Relations officer of the
universities in the Third NAAC I
day.After District and the top service teamsin Station and Assistant District Public

getting away to a fast I the area. It is highly possible Relations officer of the Sixth
start by defeating Marine Bar
that games will be scheduled with Y I Naval District, has been detached "
racks 8 to 7, in the opener th' I
Miami U, Georgia and Tulane, as .
Seaman Guardsmen came withinan and ordered to duty outside the
all three schools have revealed
eyelash of closing the series in a I continental
: desire to meet the Raiders. Last limits of the United
a clean sweep. word was that Miami wanted a States, Station officials have an..
Guard i
: Seaman Slips nounced.
home-and-home
But with a lead of 3 to 1 going series.
While
the exact location to
Negqtiations are now underwaywith
into the last of the sixth, things
I several other high-ranking which Lieut. Mann will be transferred
to Pitcher Francis
began happen.
football schools and service elevens was not disclosed, it was
Whiteheart walked the first man ,I By Edith Hrlnkuorth, Y3c
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I which, if successful,will give the stated that he would serve as pub.
face him and Francis singled
Raiders a schedule of classy op- The WAVES have so success- lic relations officer of a naval
4 rply to right field. Lloyd, who
ponents. fully fitted into billets held by men district.
yed a hero's role in the opening f
on this Station that it is
no longer
game, let the ball get through his "' I Personnel of the team will be Lieut. Mann who served as director
composed of Marines, Sailors and necessary to have a separate of athletic publicity at Duk
legs and both runners counted,
the at 3-all. Chief Specialists in the Naval Air WAVE Administrative unit but University for 14 years, has beenon
tieing
up game Technical Training Center area. they are now under the direct supervision active duty in the Naval Re..
Ralph Compone then took
,
over The nucleus of the team will be of the executive office. serve since 1941. His first assign..
getting to first on an error, ad-
Lieut. (jg) Gladys Price will
Leathernecks from the Marine ment in the Navy was public relations
vancing to second on an overthrow '
4 h : Aviation Detachment who have continue as the administrative officer officer at the Naval Air
moving to third on a flyout and I
of the WAVES and under the
been football all Station in Atlanta
practicing sum- Go. Later he
home Whiteheart tooka I
stealing as I
mer In between Judo classes of the new set up she will have chargeof served as public relations officerfor

prolonged windup. % combat conditioning training. the housing discipline and gen- the Atlanta area of the Sixth
Pitcher Heisler was a big powerin
Unit 2's triumph over Unit 1 as BRIDE outfielder for the Enough football players of eral welfare of the WAVES. Naval District. He came to Jack
Fliers signed with the \Vin ton- proven ability have reported to "Yankee Princess", the water sonville last November on the dual
he was the winning pitcher in both Salem. N. C team In the Detroit Tiger ballet to be presented by the
victories, 7 to 2, and 4 to 3. Ridge chain In '42 was sent to Fargo. assure football fans of the Air WAVES, Is assignment of public relations officer
N. D. I In Northern league Station a formidable team. progressing rapidly at the Station and assistant '
authored Unit 1'a 5 to 1 victory. thheaJlas I
where he season before Lieut. J. G. Holmes, NATTC under the supervision of Ensign director of public relations for the
Hitting stars were Johnson of enlisting In the Navy had his best I Katherine Kahl assisted by the Sixth Naval
Unit 2 and Ridge and Melillo of day when he got 2 triples a double athletic officer, has written the swimming council. District which has
:Unit 1.The and a single against the league' lead- Navy Department asking permission Regular practices headquarters at Charleston, S. C.
ing; pitcher I Is an Instructor In to use field facilities in Jack- with music are now being
NATTC Unit 2 baseballerswill the Aviation Aadlo school stands held. The script for this ballet, .1 Promoted Blue DevilsA
field a well-balanced team in I five feet ten Inches and w weighs 170 I sonvllle. It is expected that enlisted which will be presented In the native of Kentucky Lieut.
I pounds enlisted In the Navy In men will be admitted free to
the finals. In Heisler and Stephen
.I I near future, was written the Mann attended Duke
September of 42 home Is In all home by University
they have a pair of able chuckers Utica N. Y. has 2 brothers In f games. WAVES. ,''graduating in the class of 1931.
and in Catcher Schaefer, Shortstop the service one In the Army and theother The following is the squad ros- : Members of the i Coach Wallace Wade, famous
swimming council I grid
Newhauser. Third Baseman In the Army Air Corps has ter which has reported to date: .
been an outstanding defensive outfielder who are now working with the mentor, came to Duke as athletic
Pfc. George Dudley. Nashville. Tenn.. '
North and Left Fielder Lyons, they and has made some fine catchesfor halfback: Pfc. John Flengo. Hartford ballet are SpT)3c( ) Jane Bird, S2c I'I director at the same time Lieut.
boast a quartet of good allroundball the Fliers Is 20 sears old. Conn. tackle; Sergt Charles Below. Mary Ellen Dalton AMM3c Ann Mann became director of sports
players. Murray" State (Ky.) Teachers College Davis Y3c publicity and "Ted "
Margaret Fraser Y3c as the sports
_._ __' tackle: Pvt. Andy Dlnallo Hasbrouch
':) Heights N. J.. center, Pfe. Charles Rose Marie Hall, AMM3c Dolly scribe came to be known by hun

Recruit Center Koenler.: Carroll College, Waukesha Hatch. SptT)3c'Madeline) Hillman, dreds of newspaper men from
B. Q. Smith's No Hitter \VU.. end S-2c David IsIs, Carlisle
t : AMM3c Robin Hunt, RM3c Char- coast to coast, handled the pub
,
Prep School Carlisle Pa. center, '
Is Tops In Softball Leads StationIn p\t. Donald Keefer Pittsburgh: Pa., lotte Johansen RM3c Alice Kam- licity on the "Blue Devils" as they
tackle: Sergt. Wilbur Johnson Knoxville merer, SpT)3c( ) Dorothy McClen- soared to the position of No. 1
Continued From fate Six SwimmingRecruit III., guard; S-2c Otis Traynon, ahan, S2c Jean McLaughlin, S2c team in the country.
Memphis, Tenn. quarterback; Pit Jim
atoned for his earlier poor conductat Williams University of South Carolina Lois Miller RM3c Helen Rice, S2c Lieut. Mann married the former

the plate, and then some. Center has taken the end; Tech. Sergt. Charles Fisher. I Lynn Roth, SpT)3c( ) Emily Scott, :Miss Peggy Lavender of Virginia
All told, Pointek yielded only Tulane. halfback: 1 vt. Trotzky Kal- SK3c Ruth Steinberg, H2c Elinor
lead in qualification swimmingwith I nln, St. Mai.v's College, tackle and they have two children Beverly
five hits and he kept them well a total of 1002 points and an Sergt. Bradley Da\ls. Arkansas State, Wlghtman and S2c Margaret and "Ted" Jr.
spaced not permitting more than average of 12.38 points man. halfback; Sergt Lou Campbell J, Southwestern Young.

one safely in any single inning. Close on the heels of the per leaders Duke Iverson(Memphis Oregon), 1uII tackle: Sergt.Sergt. I New WAVES from Stillwater, Lt. (jg) Smith Detached

Big Stan chucked a good game, are Seaman Guard and A and R.I I Pete Breceda, San backU'., end; Oklahoma, Atlanta, Georgia, Nor- Lt. (jg) Edmond Smith, editorof
but It' was not good enough to Although both Seaman Guard Sergt Paul Toth Western Reserve, I man Oklahoma, and Memphis, the JAX AIR ,NEWS since it .

best Smith. and A and R have totaled more State guard; guard Pfc. ; Johnny Cpl. J. Walker.P. White N., Mississippi C. ''Tenn., arrived here the first of I started publication on this station

First Sacker Risco and Left- points than Recruit Center, neitheris 1 U? quarterback: : ;; Cpl.' M. T the week and are now being indoctrinated several months ago, has been detached
fielder Ruess caused Peintek the in first place because the stand- Yates, Princeton, Ky., end; Pvt. John I into the Station before and will become Public Relations
each a Martens Cleveland 0. fullback: Pfc Officer of the Naval Air
most anguish, garnering Ings are being determined on a Pete Dellanl. St. Mary's Collegeguaid receiving their working billets.
brace of hits off the A & R ace's proportionate basis. Thus Recruit ; Pfe. Chet Hallskl, Oregon U., I These new WAVES are yeomen, Station, Miami, Fla., it has been

delivery. Center with fewer men than eitherof quarterback; Pfc. Jack Kill, L. S. U., specialist technicians, hospital apprentices announced.

Smith, incidentally, turned in a the other two units still has halfback.Pfe. Brad. Etklund. Oregon center: Pharmacists mates and Editor of a newspaper in Hick.

one-hit job in his last start in the qualified more of its men and is Cpl. John Marsottl. Marshall College Aviation Machinist's Mates. .ory, N. C., before he entered the
eemi-flnals of the series. In all. now in the lead. halfback, Pfc. Walter Richmond. 'I Here is a reprinted rhyme the service Lt. Smith received his in-
B. Q. has recorded five victories Waterloo. Iowa end; Cpl. Thomas WAVES will doctrinal
1 Cards Are Awarded McMenamy. New York City fullback; I enjoy: I training here, and entered
for VPB2 the normal course of the Engraved cards are still being Seigt Charles Surrstt Catawba. cen- If little Red Riding Hood lived i directly into public relations

Station Shaughnessy playoffs awarded to all swimmers who meet : ter, CI. Stanley Zuilck. MoreheadState I today upon completion of his training.Lt. .
which have now reached the cli- Teachers College. halfback; Pfe The modern Smith is
the requirements for third second -'.Carl Lucius. Fostorla, Ohio end; Pfc girls would scorn 'er. married and the
matic finals. and first class swimmers as John Hanzel Vlllanovn, guard : Pfc. She only had to meet one wolf father of two children a daughter,
-___*-JW n. 1 tjjf.'t well as for life guards Third class Leo Pa pile. .Qulncy. Mass end, Pfc Not one on every corner Harriett, and a son, "Scotty."
Martin Bo le. Bridgeport. Conn.,
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swimmers must swim 55 yards and tackleCpl.; l. Arthur Rumery, Saco,
The Runway earn one point. Second class must Me., tackle.Police'. IN FREEDOM'S HOLY '
swfm an eighth of a mile and get I NAME'5
.....tl.ueFrom Page Six 3 points. Finally the first class n

(operational training at. VPB2. swimmer must travel a quarter of To Enforce f j ';r1f o-

a mile. Life savers must meet offi-

The newspapers carried recentlyan cial Navy requirements and receive

interview with Lieut. Gardnar 8 points. Station Uniform

Mulloy, former national tennis star All swimmers wishing to add

who was stationed at Jacksonvillelast points to their team's total should

year. Now on patrol duty in report to the Main Station pool Regulations HereDress

the Atlantic, he is aiming for a which adjoins Ship's Sen'Ice. They

try at the national tennis titleas may qualify any time between 0900 right, and you won't get

well as for axis submarines. and 2100 7 days a week. In wrong.

Getting in practice aboard ship Ave. Station Uniform regulations are

by socking a tennis ball against a Total Per being enforced, and no kidding.The .

temporary backboard on deck isn't Unit J'oinhlIan Yard Police are staging an
of Lieut. Recruit Center ....... .1002 12.38
kind
the best training VM . . .... ...... ... 423 5.28 intensive campaign to correct wf,1
.I Mulloy admits but he had this to Seaman Guard .. .. .1151 3.76 sailors who insist on following
say about the Forest Hills tournament Docks nnd Ferries .. .. 341 3.47 their own ideas about how a uni-
which starts Sept. 1. Photo Lab ... ... .. .. .. 76 2.50 form should be
Boat House ........ ... 35! 2.23 worn.
"I haven't been on a court in AirIng 5 .... ....... 142: J.61 The first offense means three
months ami probably will play a Marine Guard ........ ... 448 103 days special instruction (or restriction -
but I'm going to try VO-VCS .. ............1t!) OW I to and the second
lousy game A and R .... ...........1148 0.94 you),
to be there." VTB . ... ........... t>84 0.79 you'll get a special invitation to
VPB 2 (Unit 2) ....... ...471 0.66 Captain's Mast.According .
Anantasio, first baseman Personnel . ........... 104 0.40 to the here
Charley VPB 2 (Unit 1) .... .... 2M. 0.3'! police are ,
;; for the Fliers, was unable X-l .. .. ... ... ... .. .. 104 0.40 the most common violations of
, to make the trip to West' Palm T-5 .. .. ... ... ...... .. :16 0.24 uniform regulations: I
; . .. ., .
Beach to help the Station boat Dispensary .. 41 0.33 1. Hats not square. :
Ordnance and Gunnery.10 0.04 ,
. Morrison Field. He stayed at Cooks and Bakers . .. 29 0.14 2. Dungaree shirt sleeves rolled
'.i.' home for what he describe as Naval Hospltal.3 0.12 up. 4

i "more duties" His T-4 . . .. .. .... .. ... 10 0.01 S.Iutilated: dothing. I tv
Important Ship's Store .. .. ... 0 0.00
i ,, duties Involved welcoming the Parachute Lafttek . .. 0 0.00 4. Wearing the wrong kind of

""I!!? junior member of the family. belt. (Remember, you must _
-. AMM2c, A and R, B. Q. wear a black web belt with 1
From; Cornell university where Smith, AMM2o, Vl'Itt, Gerald dungarees and white web t

.j' be went for duty In connection Condo. AOMSc O. and G., and with white)

with the Navy's V12 college pro. P\t. Don Evans, Marine Barracks That isn't all. There's a little

gram comes word that Chief : 2nd Lt. T. B. Taylor, matter of identification cards cwt
,
1 v.7
8Pf'Clalltlt'Ie Fusla, of last now In operational training '*M which some sailors don't carry
year's football team, Is now Kn- a member of the crew at the with them. The police warn that Saturday, August 14, marked the second anniversary of

.Igu Vie Fu l.. University of Washington In 42. all those without I. D. cards will the now historic Atlantic Charter meeting of President

Lieut. Jack Kaufman, who Is be held in custody until they can Franklin D. Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Wing Tip:---Ourlnr: the entire taking operational training at be identified.So Capt. Reuben W. Shrum senior chaplain at the Station
,
Softball season, only four VO-VCS, wa a leading hurler you see Mac YQu can get ,
pitchers turned la no bit, no run In the Big Ten while at Northwestern into a lot of trouble not following played a prominent part in the religious services attendantto

game They were Stank Poln- a few years back a UTe rules and regulation. this momentous occasion.:
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Page Eight .. JAX AIR NEWS August 19, 1943



Legal Office Will Unexpected Visitor Here 1 Jap Imperial Marines Were

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Aid You In Filing ; : : :;: ;: Toast of-Tokyo, 'Till They r\


(fax DeclarationNaval rt, "..4. .,! ,,' ',. .:, : ; 1 Met Uncle Sam's Devildogs' %*


1 :0F.j t'f .: : The experience of fighting upon Guadalcanal against the average r

Personnel Must File .: ;i \ diminutive Jap soldiers, then suddenly coming face to face with the h..

1942 Returns By Sept. 15; '\ f'-r <, ,;, ,'t. ., ", "' Japanese Imperial Marine Guard-all of them at least six feet tall-
f'*'' '' :.: ',: f : Is described by Comdr. Albert J. Bertram, executive assistant to the
Do It Now ,, Senior Medical Officer of the Main Dispensary here. I

.. ,\;:: < Comdr. Bertram landed at h
The Station Legal Office is at : '' Lee Field News Guadalcanal with the Pioneer Battalion J.
service with smile. s. : : :)): ,
your a : of the First Marines and

Naval personnel required to file Navy Stations 75 for months he witnessed the savage i.
Income tax returns with respect to ..a PI Jungle warfare from points
their 1912 income tax must file blank range. He says the Im
declarations of estimated tax liability .,. w.I }
V 5 Candidates perials were some of Japan's best .
under the new "Current Tax: I i w soldiers, but all those he saw were ;,
Act" on or before 15=>> September I dead after attempting to defeat 4:

3.943. At Lee Field our own Marine Corps. "
The Legal Office volunteered Land Crack Troops t
to assist Naval Personnel desiring I "The Battle of the Tenaru River i

help in filing this declaration. Just 1 Lieut. Comdr. Sidenberg stands out very vividly," recalls
call on the Legal Office, Room Comdr. Bertram. "One night a :.
202, Building 954. Qualifies For Flight Training large force of Jap troops landedat
Lieut. Alfred R. Shrigley is I Cove Point; that was at one end
the Legal Officer. At Corpus of the beach just east of us. It wa.< "'

However it will be necessary fOt I a Jap Regiment of the Japaneaj; )
to have available Seventy-five men in the Navy'sV5
.prose desiring help Imperial Marine Guard. was
---- -- -- -- --- -- -- stationed
the figures with respect to program are now at one of the bast regiments the Japs
their 1942 and 1943 incomes and Lee Field. They will be assigned had-every man six feet tall-the '

any deductions of the wife or hus- ; N. A O. T. C. ounlu,) i duties that will help familiarize rest of the Japs we had been fight. l

band. As to 1912 income, 1t is them with the operation and main- I Inff were little fellows. And this .
!highly desirable that you take a tenance of naval aircraft until they regiment had been through three ,
copy of your 1912 income tax re- are classified as aviation cadets or four victorious campaigns in .
News An'd Comment From Other Stations and to I
turn to the Legal Office with you. I assigned flight training. I Burma, Java and Singapore They;
In any event if you need aid put Lieut. Comdr. George M. Siden- Gang in there with all the confidence -
berg, Jr., executive officer, has
on paper the figures with respect I in the world-they had been
.to your 1942 and 1943 income and Tribute To Capt. Gavin i in the "U. S., and James McClure, 'I II been An interesting transferred note to Corpus Christi. I told that we were easy-that they
is the fact that
deductions and take such memo- ARM2c, entertained all hands with i could walk in and tear us to -I '
i iI
randum to the Legal Office now. NAS, Miami, Fla.-The Skywriter I a court exhibition here. McClure he enters flight training Simuttane-I pieces. They landed, marched \

Don't wait until the last minute. Station newspaper, I III I trouped with Bill Tilden's professional -I ously tion cadet.with his Lieut.son who about 10 miles, then tried to come ,1

Naval officers and enlisted men [ paid a fine tribute to Capt. J I show for five months be- berg will take a refresher course) into our lines--but that's where l f
are given valuable concessions not fore joining the Navy. they met our Marines.
,
Arthur Gavin
!, commanding at Christl. He was awarded Army
granted to civilians under the reg- 'officer here since December I Incidentally, two kittens were I wings during World War I. II "They walked right into our <
ulations governing the new income watching the tennis match and one I The NATTC show "A Nite in barbed wire entanglements in
tax bill. 12, 1942, who recently became cat said proudly to the other one Rio", was enthusiastically acclaimed the face of our machine gun and

I| Commandant at NAS Jack- "My mother is in that racket." on. Monday night. The chap- mortar fire And still they kept

,I sonville.. I As a result of reports that men lain's office is attempting to arrange coming-right on to certain
on commuted rations have been I for similar shows death. Dead Japs were hangingover -
I Gavin has presentedby
"Capt. run a
rYard Dept. '| sneaking into the chow hall, I. D. the USO to visit Lee Field. the barbed wire fences and
I !tight ship here, and he has'i cards are being checked at the Fish Story Told piled UI] all over the place They

NewsA :; done it in a way that has won j''general I mess.Arrangements. I Once upon a time, a chief boat- were the ones that were. torn to .

him the respect and admiral !I are being made to swain's mate went fishing. Elabo- pieces.! The next morning we

tion of the officers and men I bring a boxing team from NAS rate preparations were made for a counted 768 dead Japs. No one
I Jacksonville to take the Station will ever know why one of their
on haul.
big However
returning
representative of an ice upon
cream company paid a visit. to the serving under him, said the I crew here September 1. II III from the trip, he reported he got best regiments" walked right Into

Yard Office Monday morning and Skywriter. Awards only two' bites. The first when the sure death
passed out samples which were '''One Year Old 1 I NAS, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. fish bit the hook and was pulled It is no wonder that Jap prisoners

thoroughly enjoyed by all hands. I NAGS Hollywood Fla. The Capt. John L. Pratt. Commanding I into the boat. The second when told Comdr. Bertram that
Even hard working Dusty Greene, Naval Air Gunners School celebrated -I Officer,' presented tree awards at the fish leaped from the bottom of Guadalcanal was known as the
"
:Y2c, took time off to refresh him- its first birthday last week. I the Personnel Inspection recently., the boat and bit him where he "Island of Death. '
i overlapped the seat. His name The deeds of our Marines at
Recounting the history of NAGS I I Comdr. Joe Taylor received the
self.Peter Mlrkov Sic of the boathouse and its commissioning, it was recalled Gold Star In lieu of a second Navy cannot be revealed-but they don't Guadalcanal were stranger than
joined he ranks of married that "Mlssent to Hollywood, I Cross, Lieut. Forrester C. Auman call him "Red". I fiction and the Medical Officer Is
| Gabriel Heatter the commentator lavish in his praise of Uncle Sam's
men last Saturday morning. Best California" accounted for a week's received the Air Medal and Chief
'Yeoman A. reports the following to be the Leathernecks."The .
wishes 1 delay in the first mail due here. Raymond Dodge was
H. J. Paul, :MOMM2c.! has finally Bunks and other equipment also awarded the Naval Reserve Medal favorite placard of Admiral Hal- thing that stands out most .
been assigned sea duty. He 'and Bronze Star.Schoolboys sey: "God gave us two ends. One is the fighting spirit of those i
went to California mistake.
has been assigned to Lake George I Lt. Henry L. Reese by, co-author of I ':!.-- to think with and one to sit on.". young Marines," says the Com. .
Heads we win : Tails we lose! I mander. "They were just kids remember
radio engineer. His
big-
range as i the official Navy sylabus on hand- -
Will I
will StudyAt -90 per cent of them be-
gest work now be mosquitoes. I
Congratulations to Chief Boat- I I I instructor to-hand combat here., is the new combat A & R Shops Here I I II Ir I''of tween them 18 had and been 23 years old--most I '
recruited from
swain Ruppert t,.. Dunn and Chief II ,
Machinist Charles R. VVeeterfield Lt Peed Detached Beginning next month 126 Jack- January, 1942 and on, and they .
upon their recent advancement in I I I I NAS Daytona Beach. Fla.-Lt. sonville high school boys will receive had little training. But these kids
rate. Roger Peed, who reported here before mechanical training at the I I could stay up all night get one
-'- N_ ,1 I the Station was commissioned : A & R shops aboard this Station. I Pt At f.hi.: ,St. and Vincent Mrs' s Joseph Hospital B. Under! or two hours sleep, live on partial
has been transferred to a new I The Duval Board of Public In- i wood a son. Robert Thomas. Tuesday. rations and still keep fighting
Ration Book 3 I post with the Navy. Lt. Peed struction approved a plan where- A \.t.10. I They went out there to fight-and
I and Mrs. J. I
Harry Reynolds
served Aide to Comdr. Maxwell fight they did. They could out
as by the will
Coming Up Soon boys taking training a lion Tuesday! AU$:. 10.
1 F. Leslie and Capt. H. D. Felt, study in the schools until noon, CPO and Mrs Charles P. Anastasia, fight any Jap I ever saw."
Coatiniifd From I'm O.. j I I first two commanding officers then come to this Station where a son. Charles Clements, Tuesday Devildog Tops

Clerk J. H. Gunnels; T-l dlvlxlon. '' here. they will receive technical train- Aug' 10.Sat. and' Mrs. Clifford O. Major, a Through months of ruthless and
Lieut. J. C. McCoy; T-2 student officers Tennis Stars Sparkle' ing and be paid 58c an. hour while daughter' Tuesday AUK. 10. primitive fighting in the Jungles
headquarters), Lt. Lewis; T-4 link trainer), Ens. D. T.I' NAS Lake City, Fla.-Lt. Alfred ____ a son. Charles Arthur, Tuesday, inimitable Marines smash the
Burton: TM (Mayport). Lt. ,\V. (;iraham; X-l ((personnel): { fig) tennis champ National Indoor title I You can escape Axis!' bonds by and Mrs. Thomas L. Noon Japs."To
,W. B. Nichols; Y-a (boathouse). Chief a daughter, Katherine Ann, Wednesday weed out the Jap sniper!'
Boatswain G. Nelson: Y-3 (police holder and sixth ranking player I buying United St tes'ar Bonds. Aug. 11. that were lodged In of
force). Lt. (Jg) D. L. Cross! : Y-4 (fireslepartmenl I AMM2c and Mrs. Vincent P. Caha- up some
Lieut. J. >v. A. Smith; lane. a daughter. Helene Paula, Wednesday the palm trees our tanks would
,iY-6 (seaman guard), Lt. Cross; Y-7 division Lt. ME) D. L. Lieut, and -Mrs'llllam M. Unger real hard," relates the Doctor
Cross; Y-8 (docks and ferries). Boat. a son Wednesday. Aug. 11. ,
swain R. L. Dunn; Z (NAOTC), Lt. : : CUM and Mrs. Harry Alexander, adaughter "and if the sniper didn't fall outthey'd
.OK) S. M. Reed. t'f j, .: .. :i, : (.Jli Diane Lee, Thursday, Aug.12Sie push the tree down and
Squadrons: VO-VCS (OUT) Lt. (Jg) .' '' l' > run right it.
R. C. Faurot: VPU2OUT( ) No. 1. Ens.H. 1f"k .", ,,' .. f )" ;I, '}; ;"?... '< and Mrs. Fred T>. Barrier, a over That's ODe
T.; Rod gen: VPBiOTU) No. 2. .' '*>.:. '.,.i <.' ;.JI. daughter Helen Marie Thursday Aug. way to get rid of them."
Patrick Murphy; VTB2OTU) .f.n12 > : > > ,, < 12. Medical science has been credit..
and 3, Lieut. L. D. Warren; Alrbomb- : nJ,., '. ; 'It- :. ,iL:. ...l CPO and Mrs. Alvin W. SchlezolKtit, ed with working miracles
,.,. in the
.p':1/: .
er training unit. Ens.V.: J. Ash: Ma- : w" l'> a son, Alvln Louis. Friday AUK. 13.
sine Barrack Post Adjutant First $ : : .< AM and Mrs. Joseph E. Glorandano.a war but Comdr. Bertram says:
;JUeut. Alan B. Hobbes. .,/v. daughter: Judith Arllene, Saturday "It's not so much a case c< .

Officers may Altrntiun obtain Offirrr application forms '" : il i AUo 're1rian: Ic and Mrs John W. working miracles the doctors ;'

from their own p i/r : \ Pounds, a son, John William Jr., Saturday have Just learned a few things "
squadrons I by applying' mrthe.i; !i'% ; { AUK. 11. about how to care for woundedmen.
ing: NAOTC staff. Lt. UK) S. M. Reed; : GM and Mrs, Frank L. Barr. a daughter ."
executive department Officer of the Frankle Darilne, Saturday, Aug.
Day: assembly and repair Lieut. F. B. ,.. '.' \. .JK .-. r ,. .... '., -u.- -
''
Monte, : communications Lieut. M. H. \ < = r i Ens. and Mrs. D. Ellis a'
( .
.
Casey: medical department Lt. (Jg) frA 'v'' .A'. .., <, #.- .,' ,1.. 'i .h,<..fi daughter, Judy Patricia, Saturday i 10 Marriages
'Alice, R. Knox: ordnance and gunnery, > :> I Aug. 14.
Lieut. E. L. Martin; personnel department. : -i:1' Lieut. (Jg) and Mrs Thomas H. Me-
la G. H. Elsass: physical \ '*- Cam son, Thomas Howard Jr., Ten marriages were performedat
infntic department. Lieut. Allan : 'r y.aA 15. the station during five days
Vogt; public works Ens. J. A. AMM3c and Mrs. Raymond Kennedy, last week. The largest number of
Hayes; naval training station Lieut. a son, Sunday. Aug./ 15.
Comdr. R. T. Lyman; u -..... weddings In one day were per.
counting Lieut. Comdr. ff.lYDIri:: ; ( formed Aug. 11 when four coupled .
yard department. Lt. (Jg) D. L. Cross: Officers Mess were married.
JJSMC (Marine Barracks)) Post AdJutant \ "
d
\
Officers attached to this Sta- The
; First Lieut. Alan B. Hobbes. (. following is the list: Aug. "
Aviation Training Department not tion have been Invited to become 10: Donald E. Bruce and Jeanne
Including squadrons: a-officers In ... members of the Commissioned Of- L. Brown; Edward H. Peterson and ; ..
building 117. Lt. (jg) A. Kroll; b-officers :
ficers Mess recently at the Enid
In building 118 Lieut. N. E. Gra- opened W. Peters; Paul M. Schnee. \
ham: officers In building 600 Lieut. U. S. Naval Receiving Station, lock and Adeline Pauliaa Beyer: .
'A. E. Bernet; -officers in buildings 1 1153 Morse Street, Jacksonville, Aug. 11 : Mitchell S. Frary and ;
1 and 48 Lieut. J. P. Morris. .
Squadrons: VTBOTU( ) No. 2 andS Gloria A. Marvin; Aug. 13 : John ;
building 114.nITk: Humphreys: T4division tI Uer,,' Looking;; At You P. McCalpin and Jonnie Clydq .'!
I Ens. D. T. Bur The editor of the Log, Chicago Steptoe.
Bombers Training Unit, build :
I nltd.r; Ens. W. J.: Ash; VOVCSOTU( ) Navy Pier paper, says: Aug. 14: James E. Steele and .
Imlldlng 122. Ltg) R. C. Faurot; For naval action In the battles of Midway, Coral Sea and Guadalcanal that this!!! Betty Jane Offutt; Wallace R.
IT.,VP (OTU) No. IVbulldl'\'u12-1. Lieut.lId1ng Elmer L. Hettrlck. AOMSc, was awarded the new Aircrew .his like Lindsay and Harriet Reamer; .
Rogers ) No. 2,
140. Lt.; (Jg r.lj?R. Percy Insignia Sunday at the NATTC. Sailor Hettrick is pictured as Comdr. girl at Harold Tysdale and MarcelL (, )'
Any other personnel not provided R. D. Higgins, commanding officer at NATTC, congratulates him upon is look:. Dube; Rupert Weber, Jr., and .
arrive Tor may from obtain the application Ration Board*. when buildIng they- receiving the award at the monthly personnel Inspection and brigade the you Geraldine Gilmore; Aug IS: : Al- 4
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