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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: September 9, 1943
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL. 1, No. 24 U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA September 9, 1943




Station, Fires Opening Gun In Third War Loan Campaign I





Win Commendation. '. Navy Adopts Gray Enlisted Personnel As Well

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!,> )I, > : f i!! Uniform For Men As Civilians Urged To Step


i I I II Serving Sea DutyColor

Q 1 Up Tempo of ContributionsEnlisted

'r) Y ... C Is Only Change
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r Made; Whites RetainedFor personnel and civilian employes of this Station are 1

; 1i Dress And Liberty expected to play their part in the 15 billion dollar Third War

v Loan drive opening throughout the nation today it was announced
Enlisted of the
men Navy soon
i will wear gray undress, or work- by Lt. (jg) George Illes, War Bond officer. "For five
ing, uniforms aboard ship undera months of this year this station topped all others in the

change in uniform regulations.The nation in the sale of War Bonds,"
m'a gray working uniform will said Lt. Illes. "During June and
differ from the present white undress Good Old DaysThis I July we slipped to fourth place,
uniform only in color. De- and it should be the individual responsibility -
sign and fabric will cot be of every person on the
changed but the trousers, jumpersand 'story goes back to 1908 Station to see that we regain our
hat will be slate graytt blend- when Congress actually forgotto place at the head of the list."
ing into the color of vessels to afford appropriate money to IlayXa.'y During this Third War Loan
coloration for officers and enlisted men. drive
a protective opening today everyone is
Aviation Chief Ordnanceman Elmer James Still, second from left personnel. After six months without pay, urged to purchase at least one extra -
and Aviation Ordnanceman First Class Walter Allen Routheau, com- I Specifications for the new undress a Chief Petty Officer, out for a I I $100 bond before the close of
mended at inspection Saturday by Captain Arthur Gavin of this gray uniforms now are being walk, sighted a Captain, a very the campaign on Sept. 30. Those
station for the perfection of a time saving device of value to the Navy, I drawn by the Clothing Division of straight-laced old gentleman. civilian employes who are now setting -
explain their invention to two enlisted men who are interestedly the Bureau of Supplies and Ac- Crossing the street and salut- aside 10 per cent of their
looking on.Chief. counts. Large quantities of ing, the Chief said, "Captain, I monthly salaries for the
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__ __._ .u cotton twill are being purchased, sir, I hate to bother you during of War Bonds are urged to increase -
but it will be several months before off-duty hours, but-look, sir, the sum to 15 per cent.
Lohman Has Big Stake In the new uniforms will be I'm broke; can" you lend me "More Small investors are soughtin
I available for use.Recognizing some money? this campaign," said Lt. Illes.
the necessity for The Captain drew himself up "During the last drive the quota
I conservation of clothing, the Navy haughtily "Chief, get the devil was subscribed but the money
War Bond ; plans to make a gradual replace- back where you came from," he came from large concerns. This
Victory Buys $1,000 ment of the white uniforms with roared. "I'm working this side i is a peoples' War Loan drive and
: the gray working uniform. The of the street-you work-yours." ,I not a drive to obtain funds from
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whites will be retained to be worn I large Investment concerns.
If you had a brother in a Jap- on dress occasions and on liberty. | It is expected, according to Lt.
anese prison camp you'd want to Prices For Lieut. Comdr. Moor Illes that
Ceiling Blue dungarees will continue to i shop committees on this
with
get this war over as quicklyas
station will
I I meet next Monday for
be worn aboard ship and ashore,
possible, and you'd be doingall but issuance of the 'I '''the purpose of discussing sponsor
working
gray
you could to reach that ulti- Assumes Duties At of the Third
ship War
mate goal. Anyway Chief Elec- I Gray Uniforms Are uniform Is expected to ease the I among members of the Loan various drive
to which the
wear dungarees are I
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F. Lohman in the
triclans Mate W. ,
I OD's office pn this Station, not I subjected and correspondingly reduce -NATTC Radio Sch'l I groups.
k the replacement requirementsfor I You may have invested before
,. only is serving his country person- Announced By OPACeiling that clothing item. but even more money is needed
! ally, but he's investing every cent Lieut. Comdr. P.V.. Moor, I today. Someone has said that
, he can spare in War Bonds. I In another move to provide inconspicuous -
. USNR, is the new officerinchargeof "either we make a continuing all
clothing for Navy men
Recently he became a member of the aviation radio school at the out effort to win victory
prices that will shortlybe or we push -
in combat the Navy has authorized -
the $1,000 club and in addition has areas
Naval Air Technical Training Cen- into the "
placed in effect for the new enlisted men serving with I many years future.
bought other bonds of varying de- slate gray summer working uni- ter succeeding Lieut. Comdr. E. M The people at home have a two-
Army detachments ashore to wear
nominations to bring his holdingsup
Tellefson who has been transferredto fold objective which
forms for officers of the United they must
Army uniforms. Navy men will
to something like $1,800.A .
States announced the Naval Air Station at Pa- meet.
Navy were by wear their own service Insignia on
native of Fernandina, Fla.,
tuxent Md. 1. Production of
the Office of Price Administration.The war materials.
the Army clothing issued to them,
Chief Lohman enlisted in 1907,
Lieut. Comdr. Moor came here 2. Provision of funds with
for cotton cloth. which
prices are but otherwise they will be indis-
and is justly proud of the seven
from Norfolk, Va., where he had to successfully prosecute the war
Maximum for these uni- tinguishable from the other men in
"hash marks" on his sleeve. He prices been serving as material officer' effort.
forms without buttons, for com- the unit.
wears the World War One cam- ,
and executive of the amphibious Last, but not least, "money that
paign ribbon, Mexican campaign missioned and warrant officers of The wearing of officers' cap devices communications school at Norfolk, naval personnel puts away today
ribbon, and good conduct ribbon the Navy will be as follows: mad of plastic also has been Va. The communications school may mean the start of a new
with two stars above his coat la At Uy [anu- authorized by the Navy. The plas- was a part of the amphibiousforce civilian life when the present con-
: '. pel. Retail facturers tic devices now are available in of the Atlantic Fleet. flict has ended.
. Aboard a IT. S. Destroyer during Full uniform ........$15.38 $10.25 regular size and in miniature for He had been attached
o Coat alone ............ 10.50 7.00 previously -
World War One, Chief Loh- the garrison cap. Use of the plastic to the Naval radio school at
man saw Mime action against Trousers alone .... 4.88 3.25 cap device is optional with officers Noroton Heights, Conn., where he War heroes representing five
Herman U-boats ov"l'St'ali.'e It should be noted, OPA said, was assistant head of instructorsand different branches, the Navy,
a ran across two or three German that retailers who purchase these I '= first lieutenant.In Army, Marines, Coast Guard and
0 submarines. They fired at goods at prices lower than those the Naval Reserve for 14 Merchant Marine, will participatein
u., and we fired at them," he listed for manufacturers will Boot Is OneYearOldTomorrow years the new officerinchargeof I the launching of the city ofJacksonville's
declared, in laconically dismissing have selling prices no higher than Camp the radio school was called to Third War Loan
his! activities In that action. 150 percent of the costs to them. active duty in July 1941 as a lieu- drive it has been announced by W.
Sometime ago the Navy Depart- These prices will be incorporatedin I tenant after being employed as a Haydon Burns, chairman of arrangements -
ment notified Chief Lohman's a forthcoming amendment to telephone engineer with the Amer- for the Third War
mother that her son was a prisonerof Maximum Price Regulation 385 ican Telephone and Telegraph Loan Bond Armada.
war, held by the Japanese. "My (Specified Military Uniforms), The Station Recruit Center, alias Company for 18 years. These men are: Lester Eugene
reason for getting this bond (the OPA said. They correspond to Boot Camp, celebrates its first Interested in radio in all of its Scarborough, Navy; Sergt. Vincent
$1,000 bond), other than the many ceilings now in force for the Navy birthday tomorrow. capacities Lieut. Comdr. Moor is E. Boothe, Army; Sergt. Carl
good reasons any American has, summer khaki uniforms. Lieut. Comdr. Gordon T. House, particularly interested in reserve T. Hickman, Marine Corps; Ray- ;
.Ja very personal one," he says. Dyeing costs are greater for officer in charge, will mark the occasion and amateur radio. He has been mond S. White, Coast Guard, and
J rl had a brother in the Navy dog the gray uniforms than for the by staging a party at 1800. active since 1912. Thomas Leonard, Merchant Ma
v -< duty at Manila Bay when that khaki. However, manufacturerseffect All activities, including small rine.These
place was bombed by the Japs. savings In labor and in stores, ship's cooks, medical department tion from civilian to Naval life. heroes are not the only
Twenty months have gone by and yardage of cloth required becauseof ship's company and of- The 157th platoon is now being attraction coming to Jacksonvillein
he has not been allowed to writea the substitution of patch for ficers, will attend the affair. formed.It the aerial armada which is
letter or receive one. One month bellows pockets. OPA pointed out Since its inception a year ago has oft been said that the making flights to 50 cities on be-
ago the Japs gave out the Informa- that the increased costs and the 9,500 young men have reported to I first three weeks of Navy life are half of the Third War Loan Drive
tion that he was a prisoner of savings approximately offset each Boot Camp here and experiencedthe hardest and Boot graduates can Three movie actresses, Annabella
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war. I other. never-to-be-forgotten transi- vouch for it. Shirley Patterson and Lynne Car-
Chief Lohman has a son in the ver are slated to appear. The first
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Navy, W. F. Lohman, Jr., also on named, a native of France, is the
this Station. wife of Tyrone Power, Miss Pat-
During his Navy career Chief i'Chief D'Zamba Is Man Of Many Talents ) terson is a promising starlet, and
Lohman made a historic trip Miss Carver is outstanding in a
around the world with the Amer- supporting role.

ican fleet, being aboard the USS If you saw Frank D'Zamba I automobile plant but the depression yeoman here and he planned and A gigantic parade, it is reported t
Rhode Island at that time. walking around the Station Per- I sent him south to sunny co-ordinated that organization. I will precede the sale of bonds in ,,1
sonnel Office with a black tie, hip I Miami Fla. Frank operated a I Hemming Park.
During the course of two as
pockets and a khaki uniform this saw mill in the swamps for a while, years :
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Onward week, you weren't having hallucinations then worked for the exclusive mast yeoman D'Zamba came in Smoker
I Miami Surf Club and at the time close contact with many Blue- On Holiday TonightThe

General Dwight Elsen D'Zamba has stepped up the of his enlistment was tnanager of jackets in trouble but he insists the Victory Smoker is going to
ladder' from yeoman first classto a famous restaurant. boys are not really bad. take a holiday for a couple weeks, ,
i hower Allied Commander '-
chief yeoman. The 38yearoldChief D'Zamba catches on quick as Director Billy Reed announced.
esterday at noon an- was born in Bayonne, N. J., his ability to master responsiblejobs "As Father Flanagan says, "There will be no Smoker show
( but he calls Miami, Fla., his home. attests, and he has a par- 'there is no such thing as a bad tonight" Y2c Reed said. "We
jounced the unconditional Before entering the Navy on ticular aptitude for learning for- boy,' D'Zamba opines. "It's the are making preparations for big
surrender of Italian armed June 24, 1941, D'Zamba enjoyeda eign tongues. Besides English he associates they pick that gets ger and better shows this fall." ,
. checkered career in civilian life. speaks Russian, Spanish, French them into trouble. A boy just getsin Next Thursday Hollywood Gale- t
forces. For 12 years he was affiliated with and Slavic languages. with the wrong crowd and be- ties a USO-Camp show, will be
industrial engineering In a Detroit D'Zamba became the first mast fore he knows it he's in a jam." staged here. .


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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS September 9, 1943
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Two Enlisted Men Average WAVE Is 5 Feet 5 ,



Are Commended At Weighs 124 And Is Aged 22The .


"Typical WAVE," as revealed in a recent survey on this Station,
Meritorious Mast was an office worker, 22. years old, five feet five inches tall, and
weighed about 124 pounds. She is single and has brown hair. It is
1 Q also the consensus of opinion that WAVES on this Station are part

ACOM Still And AOMIc I tieularlv attractive. __
Over 60 percent of the WAVESwere
Comfortable old age, and retirement Routheau Rewarded For Knows Her Oats office workers before deciding
while still young enough to Civilian Increasing EfficiencyAviation to serve their country. Professional
enjoy life is something the average ReporterV. women, including school
American looks forward to Chief Ordnanceman El- teachers, students and technicians
with great anticipation. WilliamL. A. Norman of the electric mer James Still, 30, veteran of I j account for a little more than
.. Coleman, veteran of approxi- hop in A and R has been named many months of combat warfarein twenty-five percent; telephone
mately 31 years under civil service, reporter to cover activities of the Pacific, and Aviation Ord- t.ti operators and manual workers of
and at present a master mechanicin civilian employes {n the shops. nanceman First Class Walter Allen various sorts add up to about 15
A and R on this Station intendsto His telephone number is 8400. Routheau, were commended at per cent.
reap the harvest now, and take lie is most anxious to provide meritorious mast, read by Captain There are many WAVES who
things easy after the war is over interesting news but must have Arthur Gavin, commandant of this I held highly lucrative positions
For approximately the past 30 the cooperation of shop employee Station, during a brief ceremony at previous to enlistment. Two were'
weeks Coleman has set aside $75: inasmuch as his reportorial work inspection Saturday morning.Still models, one with John Powers; one
per week for the purchase of War will be 'outside working hours. and Routheau were commended was a professional dancer at the
Bonds or a total of $2,250. That Anyone having any news should I "for their initiative and Roxy Theatre in New York City;
(75 represents a large portion of contact Norman personally or work In increasing the operating one was a patent searcher; and
his salary, per week. He s keeping telephone him at 8400 efficiency in use of planes." These three owned their own beauty

only a small percentage as living two men perfected a device which shops. Other interesting occupations .
expenses. represented a time saving of approximately -I were chief clerk of an OPA .
"When this war is over," he A and R NotesW. 55 minutes on an oper-I office, knitter in a silk mill, aircraft
says, "with what we've saved in ation which, usually required more i dispatcher, supervisor of the
past years, plus my war bonds, B. Walters, AMG, working in than an hour. The commendation blood department for a hospital
we won't have to do any worrying the electric shop recently developed said it was now possible to converta : interior decorator, art teacher and
About the future." an idea which he estimates will plane to the particular use desired -" draftswoman.The .
Coleman took up his dutiesat save the government about $4,000 "within five minutes, where is t survey shows the educational
the Station many months ago per year at this station alone. the standard equipment used for I .-. .. '" training of the girls hereIs
after completion of 20 ;years of He was pleasantly surprised to receive this purpose formerly required in unusually high. Thirtysevenper
service at Pensacolo. lie joined a cash award for his idea, excess of one hour to install." cent have had from one to
the Navy in 1911 was an Instructor and there is the possibility of an I Chief Still, a veteran of nine six: ;years of college training, although
of students In motors at additional award when the idea years in the service, reported to the educational requirement y 4
Pensacola during 1016-17, and in is submitted to Washington I! the Jacksonville Station only a for enlisted WAVES Is' two
\\'orld"ar One served as a short time ago. A native of the ;years of high school. Fifteen .
Warrant Officer at Key West, Mrs. C. B. Starling of the elec- Lone Star state of Texas, he now percent have their bachelor's or
and as engineer officer of the tric shop is in St. Vincent's Hos- considers"' San Diego, Calif., his master's degree.
Naval Air Station, Including dirigible pital recovering from a serious home.Aboard -J.r I Sixty percent have finished high
patrol duty between Key operation. She acknowledges with the USS Lexingtonwhen school and of these 19 percent
West and Havana, deepest appreciation the very gen- she was sunk, Chief Still have had business college training
In 1920 Coleman returned to erous gift of her fellow employes. later saw seven months aboard < in addition to the regular high
Pensacola where he took the ad- another_ aircraft carrier, and hasa school course. I
vanced course as a free balloon Kenneth Wilsey of the Instru- total of 15 months experience I Seventy percent of the WAVESare i
pilot, and in 1921, after resigning ment shop is convalescing at his In the Pacific combat zone to between fiVe feet three inches I
from the Navy, accepted an appointment home, 1620 Parrish Place. He has his credit and five feet seven. The most pre..
in Civil Service. He has been seriously ill since early in He attended San Diego High t dominate color of hair is brownIn
advanced through the various ma- July. School, and Is married to the for- uI varying shades. The survey
chinist grades until achieving the mer Miss Virginia Holum of TrinIdad ':' shows that about 73 per cent of
highest position of his craft. Colorado. I the WAVES have brown hair, 22
Born in Columbia, S. C., in 1890, Fat Etta, Lady Butch For Routheau it was the second : & per cent are blondes, four percentred

Coleman served as an apprenticein Gun Moll Join meritorious mast, he having been heads. Only one percent have
the Southern Railway shops Navy'Tis similarly honored several weeks black hair.

there, and joined the Navy as a said 'a nation which keeps' ago for the perfection of another l The WAVES come from practically

second class machinist mate in Its sense of humor through hell I device which was beneficial to the .... .... every state in the Union and
1911. He moved up to chief, and and highwater will never be de Naval service. i' Hawaii. New York leads in having
then warrant officer in 1917. feated.A Routheau, a native of Oconto, All life savers don't wear swim- the largest number of WAVES
During his Navy career Coleman few examples of humor are Wise., enlisted at Green Bay four ming suits, as witness Zara F. with Pennsylvania and Florida
served aboard the USS Olympia, displayed in the names applied to years ago, and expects to make the Misenheimer, above. Parachutesare each with about 35 percent.
the old San Francisco, USS Preston ships by sailors as well as the Navy a career. He has been stationed life savers and the Concord, What about the average
USS North Dakota and helped habit of looking upon their shipsas here since the early partof N. C., girl rigs 'em. 'She's the WAVE, or any girl In any
put the old Kentucky In com- human beings. The ENTER- this year. first WAVE 'chute rigger on the branch of the service who wearsa
mission. He was in a landing party PRISE is known as the Big, Fat" He attended Oconto High School, Station. She received her trainingat uniform r'hla J. Williamsonin
at Vera Cruz during Uncle Etta. The SARATOGA received? I and married the former Miss Sina Lakehurst N. J., and before the Carroll County Democrat
Sam's trouble with Mexico, and the name Sara and Model Housing i. Peterson of Murray, Utah. joining the Navy was an electric of Huntingdon, Tenn., ha very
went into aviation at Pensacola the Protect. (It had the largest DODU- '-' machine operator. A Parachute ably summer It nn- In the following -
latter part of 1915. ation of any U. S. Warship): The Rigger third class Zara is as- :
-a: WASP became the Swoose that I r Prohibition Bill signed to the Parachute Loft here. "If you want to know what sort
legendary bird resulting from of women belong, then look about
Navy Radio ProgramsThe marriage of a swan and goose. The you at the women 20 years old and
Lexington was called Lex or above; vision them with a little
For Servicemen Is
Ladder
following radio programswill Snafru Maru. Up The more energy, a little more vitality,
be broadcast by Jacksonville Among the battleships the a little more ambition, a little
stations from the Naval Air NORTH CAROLINA became the Tabled Senate Advancements In RatingsAt more love of country perhaps than
Station: Showboat, the WEST VIRGINIAis By most; add a lot of training; a lot
Friday WJAX (2100-21SO the Weevee, and the CALIFORNIA NAS, JacksonvilleThe of discipline; the effect of a lot
Na\al Air Technical Training is now known as the Prune WASHINGTON, D. C.-Just be- of daily hard work on character
Center auditorium, "Navy Barge. In the cruiser class the fore it dispersed for the and you'll know what .sort of
Rings" summer following is a list of advancements women make 'Women In
BOISE is the Golden Duck, the the Senate up our
recess, Military Affairs
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Saturday HELENA is affectionately called ratings at Lee Uniform.
U930)) Naval Air Technical Committee voted "almostunanimbusly" Field effective August 1:
Lady Butch, SALT LAKE CITY --i I
to table the O'Daniel
Training Center auditorium, To AMlc: Franklin Withrow: to
With the deviates between Swayback Maru prohibition bill, S-860. PhM2c: Wade M. Cotton; to OAM3c:
"Swing Navy"Tuesday and One Ship Fleet and the CHI- The bill, introduced by Senator Roy C. Willis: to Y3c: G. MarriagesTwelve
WJIIP ((21002180)Naval CAGO Is the Gun Moll. Parson: to HAle: Paul E., Abel I: to
Air Technical Training O'Daniel of Texas, provides thatno Sic; Albert W. Taylor: to STM2c: I weddings were conductedon
The proudest crew in the world, one shall sell, Frank L. Johnson, John D.
Center auditorium, "Wings Over supply, give, or Johnson the Station from August 28
however, sailed the most inappro- have in his possession alcoh- Rudolph Johnson. John P. Jones. Gus
America" -with the Command >$ately named vessel in the world, olic any W. Jordan, James S. Roddey. Nathaniel I through Sept. 4. There were six
liquors, including beer or ceremonies
ant's Rand. performed Saturday,
the rusty barge whose assignmentwas wine, at or within any military Advancements in ratings effec- Sept. 4.
Wednesday WPDQ (1703- ,
1730) All Saints Chapel, "Navy the waters skimming of Pearl the Harbor.waste oil Navy off camp, station, fort, post, yard, tive August 1, at the Section Baseat i The following couples were married .
Vespers." cantonment, training or mobiliza- Mayport are as follows: :
men called her Juicy Lucy. tion place which is being used at To CM2c: William D. Adams; to Aug. 28: Anton Tisinal and
the time for military MoMM2c: Francisco Andrade; to
purposes. SF2c: James W. Boyd; to UMIc;: Jo- Phyllis Humecki; George W.
Girls And further .that the same prohi- seph C. Brown, Jr.: to MM2c\ : Hans Smith and Anna Mae WocaJevyskl;
Eye-Filling Dancing
bition should apply "within such O. Burger; to Sic: Arthur M. Carney, Aug. 31. Richard E. H. Watt and
I reasonable distance" of the enum- to CSFAA) : DeVauKh W. Chason, to
Y2c: Ralph A. Crutchfleld( to StM2c: Katherine O. Senates; Sept. 2:
erated places.It Foster Davis: to MM2c: David L. Louis A. Hogan, jr. and
To Appear Here Next Thurs. was pointed out that "rea- Duncan, to M2c: Graham W. Evans; Dowling; Sept. 3: Jlarr Burnedettee
to PmM3 Carl II
sonable distance" meant distance : Gerhold; to Sic
a Helen
Bertha Walze
Sixteen luscious dancing girls! routine is largely Joe's attemptto sufficient to prevent military per- Edward John Gibbons; to MoMMlc: Stone ;
David F. Harris, to MoMM2c: Homer and Catherine Marie Hall.
Joe and Jane McKenna! I gain male ascendency over fe sonnel from procuring liquor or L. Harris; to Sic: Nicholas D. Harron; Sept. 4: Arthur C. Harris and
The Cappy Barra Boys! male.A beer, and that in consequence the to EM3c:mohr Leonard Harvey: to
Jacqueline H.
Fred Jones
K2c: (. Havlland; to Y2c: Phelps; ,
Barbara Long! quartet of boys comprise the bill would dry up a large part of
George R. Hendilckson; to SK2c: Wil Jr., and Doris Arnold; Lee Roy
That's what is In store for Na- ,, Cappy Barra Boys act. It's an the country. liam \ Hleglnbotham.: ; to BMlc- Man- Clark and Dorothy Ann
Sturgeon
val personnel next Thursday nightat outstanding harmonica group ley M. : to SicJohn A. Hutch- ;
Thomas L. Glover and Jano
Inltl; to Y2c James R. Irwin' to Mary
:
the Main Station Auditorium which features all kinds'of music
MoMM2c: Jesse Noel to KMlc: Curnane; John O. Johnson, jr.. and
when USO-Camp Shows presents from Bach to boogie-woogie. They Carl A. Jonas. Jr ; Jamesi'{2c: Harry Eleanor M. Barrett William W. IL
[ the fast paced Hollywood Gaieties 'appeared in the films, "Pot 0' Observe Navy DayIn M. Kane Marion: to BMlc- William E. Long; Ross and Amelita :
to Y2c Roper.
musical revue here. Gold" and "Mad About Music." : A. Lyles; to MoMM2c:
Vernon E. Masters ,
; to SK2c: Vernon Si
The eye-filling line of 16 dancing They add the novelty note to the C, Menpe; to UKr2c: Joy Hop Pillow. 4 M
girls and the full cast of skilled show. U. S. On 27 Oct.Navy to CM2c-: Luther L. owell. Jr. ; to Blonde Marries Seven
from radio, stage and The musical charm is furnished SpM)2eLawrence: M. Seaman; to
performers
SKlc. Homer
S. Shane
b : ; to SC2r:
screen will perform at the Auditorium I by Barbara Long, attractive, Charles P. Slier, to Ylc: Donnle S. Soldiers, No Sailors
at 1900 and a second show young, and, ah, a singer. The Day, 1943, officially spon- Smith, Jr.; to Sk2eHarlow S. Smith;; CINCINNATI Vivian
(CNS-Mrs.
Y2c
f will be unfurled at 2100. hollywood -I Indiana lass made her debut sored by the U. S. Navy League, to Richard: James H. Smith T. ;Smith to CSKAA: to( MoMM2c): Calvin -: Eggers, blond and 34, was
,' Gaieties will open at as a vocalist with Phil Spitalnyat C, Steed: to CMlc: William D. arrested Federal
will be observed 27 by Bureau Investigation -
NATTCenter Auditorium for a one- the Paramount and States Wednesday Steele I ; to HAlc: James E. Tordona;;
October, Secretary of the to Cox: James L. Vann: to GM3c: : John agents here after she had
Navy
stand 17 Theatres New York and the
f. night on September. on Robert Waldrop: to CYAABernard I admitted she was married to seven -
The }FanchonettM alto known Loew circuit. Barbara broadcaston Frank Knpx announced. W. Walsh; to CM2c: Lewis A. Well: I soldiers "without bothering to
a* the Sailor's Delights, are a Station WNEW for more thana Nation-wide state Navy Day CKlc to EM3: Winfred: Monroe Woods.M Wilkerson; to divorce any of them." Found in
team of Fanchon and Marco year and has been a feature at- her
chairmen have been appointed and possession at the time of her
trained dancing ,gal who work traction at such well known night arrest
was a $50 allowance check
throughout fSvhole revue. clubs as the 18 ,Club, Leon & Ed- are working with League repre- NEWS! NEWS!! NEWS!!! belonging to a soldier who was
Handling of the show's laugh department die's in New York, Mother Kelly'sin sentatives in all communities to EVERY DEPARTMENT IS not one of her husbands. .
are Joe and Jane McKenna Miami, Club Bali in Baltimoreand plan for this year's day honoringthe ENTITLED TO SEE ITS NEWS Mrs. Eggers said she married .
rouhghouse brother and sister many others. Navy. At least one outstanding IN THE JAY AIR NEWS. five privates, a sergeant! and a
knockabout act Interspersed with Come one, come all-next Thurs- dinner or meeting will be WilY ISN'T YOURS IN f lieutenant between May 1935 and
acrobatic and trick dancing. The day! held in each state. CO-OPEUATE! June 1943..

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ENSIGN VV. \V. ROGERS, Jit. And Comment From I .
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Helping to sink a Jap aircraft carrier of the Akagl class In the Battleof Other StationsA OO'Y. ;" .. ,
, Midway; doing patrol work in the vicinity of MaJ. Gen Jimmy ,;;;tT "
I Doolittle'a bombing raid take-off for Tokyo and participation In the ,
't' Marshall and Gilbert fighting were In part the events responsible for Real Salt >

f Lieut. Edward Heck, Jr., USN, VTB #2 flight instructor, receiving the NAS, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla,-After .. '.
i Navy Cross and a citation,, from. Admiral Chester W. Nimitz.in 50 years In Naval service CBM ::(:Z>
his own words Lieut. Heck James- Lewis is nearing the end 4 )
describes his bird's-eye view of the of the sea trail. The 70-year-old
Doolittle bombers: Station Master-At-Arms has requested -
"Our unit sighted the USS Hor- orders to inactive duty on
net and her the retired list .
the morning of The Grand Old Man has served

toric raid. We through three wars. He saw Ad- ,
to see the miral Cervera offer his sword to xr < >
something Captain Walnwnght tm the deckof '
happen, but of the Little Glouchester in San- 0'
know what. tiago Harbor-saw the American
"It was Captain refuse to accept it and :
twin-engine bring tears to the eyes of the commander -
the Hornet's of the defeated Spanish
QUESTIONS fleet. He holds an unlimited ton-
"Japanese nage pilot's license The Chief '
us and no True or false: The Army ,
Jr-4
Q served aboard the old Constellation -
mainland that when uncovered, but the a full rigged sailing ship, be- ,
in the 1
vicinity. does not fore the turn of the century. He "'
visualize has a record of 11 enlistments with : 4
and fighters Waiting at the gangway for ri'
the same number of honorable dis-
Fortunately,s a boat are a ehipfitter first charges. He instructed at the Na-
a seaman second class and val Academy under Captain Hal-
ing did not (Jg). In what order sey and remembers Pig, the Cap-

Strafe enter the boat? When they tain's son, quite well. (Pig got to
"After the be an Admiral, know.)
ashore, how do they leave? you
their way we The 268-pound Chief likes Chin-
the dive Most famous of all early ese people best thinks they're
ducting a fighters was John L. honest. He still likes girls and
session on Jap Whom did he lick for enjoys life. I
were numerous ? ( ) Jim} Corbett. ( ) The sea was in Lewis' blood
large number ( ) Paddy Ryan when he was born at Annapolis, r

were sunk. ( ) How Manville.armies has the Md. His father was a Navy man Chief Electricians Mate W, F Lohman of this station has a brother
many and the Cumberland Union
1 "Radios States abroad? was on who is being held prisoner by the Japanese. For the past 20 months
were tuned to Are more men knock-kneed ship, when she was sunk by the this brother has not been permitted to write 'or receive letters. All
Merrimac in the Civil War.
when they or more women than the more reason why Chief Lohman is Investing his dollars in War
knew what --a-' Bonds to help bring the war to a successful conclusion.

j doing." it required that the find- Baby ExpertNAS

I In the a court martial be pub- Daytona Beach, Gla.-En- Bond
Is
Barrier
Lieut. Heck
when a man is found not sign Bill Hamilton of the Commu- Ties Off!

l and bombing ?If a male goat is called a expert nications extraordinary-for Department is now Bill baby was Hard-hitting Admiral Wil- Eliminated NowThe f

numerous Jap what is a female goat one of the judges of a Daytona liam F. Halsey, Jr., commanderIn
to ers their were Beach Baby Contest last week. chief of the American forcesin possibility that the gran-

bombers Can you name the three Ensign Hamilton is being chided, South Pacific, has now extended tor of an allotment may at some
bombing Naval Air Stations in the to put it mildly. his aversion for formality future date be "missing in action"is r
States? Norman Liljedahl, SKlc, won to neckties, which he has
"Because of the average person see the Station enlisted men's tennis ordered his men to discard. no longer any barrier to participation
of our less than 500> miles? title and was presented an attrac- To bear this out, there is in the Navy War Bond

cellent Some Marines wear alli tive cup by Capt. Willis Cleaves, the Incident which occurred recently program, according to an an-
and the skill head Insignia on their shoul- commanding officer. concerning two junior
nouncement made by the Bureauof
direct hits what does this insignia -'nS4' officers. They had arrived on .
Supplies and Accounts.It
carrier, Lease Pool For Men a new warship>> and came ashore was announced that even
of the
"One turn to Page 8 for wearing neckties.The though the allotments for bonds be
a suicide I NAS, Melbourns Fla. The
the answers) admiral, noticing their stopped, a man's beneficiary or estate -
Bide of the Navy__has )leased the .facilities. of
: nice new ties, exploded, "Gen suffers ultimate loss.
no Reg-
the of Melbourne's
I gasoline City swimming tlemen, I don't like ties. Are
; minor Bulletin pool and it will be made availablefor ulations permit the continuationof
I you by any chance inferring I insurance and dependent allot-
the use of enlisted men. Three
I Other sorties should wear one?" Much embarrassed -
ments when a man is reported
week will be reserved for
days a
in bombing FOR RENT the officers removed
I missing. Heretofore there has beenno
land and home. 913 pleasure paddling and the men may
room In private their ties.
\ clear understanding of the disposition -
invite to the
Installations Street 20721. guests pool
corner room In river front home Bob Brown, now Ensign Brown, of a man's pay represented -
graphic Following is room Blvd with twin for couple bed ,and 2-1695.ad- is the No. 7 pioneer of the Station.As ORIGNAL, ANYWAY by cancelled bond allotments.

ing at Midway: bath; gentleman preferred. a storekeeper he was the first The U. S. submarine Sturgeon -\.at
Ingleslde venue. 25430. man assigned to the Station on radioed to its flagship after sink- Show your S1 t1on's spirit by
Large double room with connecting 7 1942 and he's still here. its first getting aboard the War Bond
"At In private home 2830 Park July ing Jap ship: "Sturgeonno
Midway
2-6298. --t- longer virgin." wagon.
Akagi task force class of, t--ta in front private bedroom home with 585 adjoining Meteor Miami "Exec"-Leaves i

destroyers and 2-1715. home with private NAS, Miami, Fla.-Comdr. W.
new private Chief Shea Relates Details
:were 150 miles on San Jose Blvd, 9-2854. R. Harris, popular Executive Of- I IHeadlines
e and ten miles room In private home with ficer, has been detached and assigned -
when their bath. 686 Bridal Avenue to an unannounced post.
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Of 1st Raid On Marcus Isle
"Dodging room for men only 1865 Wood- The _Station_____n color__n_ scheme_ no
fire from the Street, 2-8231. longer sticks out like a sore thumb.
gave me the room home with, 2973 connecting Riverside Avenue bath In, Slowly, but surely, the color of the emblazoned across -they didn't try to single out individual
held at the buildings is changing from a the front pages of the newspaperslast planes as targets. Our
with all the room with private bath and glaring white to a swamp green. week about daring United squadron commander decided that
ing at me! 2349 and Oak bath Street with 76436.Private It's part of the camouflage pro- States planes and Naval guns our best bet was to go right down
put in my plane room. 3358 Holllngsworth' 2-2643. gram. pouring shells and bombs into Jap- through the point of convergence.
no damage. room for officer and wife, 3224 The Station paper spins this anese held Marcus Island brought If we got past the tip of this
lap Flak Avenue., 1460 2-0573.Edge wood Circle yarn. An angry officer announced back memories of the first assaultin cone of fire, we were fairly safe.
'We room "Not a man will be given liberty 1942 to Aviation Chief Machinist So we started down-in the dive
under fire from with connecting bath, 4050 this evening." Voice: "Give me James (Mike) Shea of this we met a lot of small caliber

tion and began apartment Blvd.. 2-0181.consisting of one liberty or give me death." Officer: Station opposition-I'd say 1.1 or 22 mm.
craft fire was room equipped for light house- "Who said that?" Voice: "Patrick :Mike participated in the first judging from the way it was going
the time. One and bath. In Orange Park. Henry, Sir!" raid on Marcus Island, strategicJap past our wings I tell you, in all
fore me and Schulz. Rt. In 4 Riverside Box 408-C.section ----% ftl n 'I outpost located just 1200 my experiences that was the first
room "
been caught in only. Call 2-6526 after 6 miles from Tokyo In March of time I was really scared.
from its own Lt. Eddie Duchin 1942. The West Roxbury, :Mass., The American bombers hit the
{) intended for ,rooms un Ortega- "Olanullk"Ulvd, 2-1944.. Mrs Chief played an active role in that bulls-eye, too, destroying their objectives
did nice Shea.
ner a WANTED attack as a radioman and gunnerin says
of the Zeros at girls to share bungalow Attached To D. E. the rear cockpit of a Dauntless "It was a sight' to see," enthusesthe
saw quite a business girls near Air Sta Dive Bomber. Chief. "I ii never forget the
destroyed but 1 housekeeping privileges If Eddie Duchin, who used to play Looking back at that initial sight of tracer fire from our own
to replace Phone 3-6505 after 5 p. m. the piano, is playing for keeps aircraft strafing shore establish-
girls to share bungalow: blow at the Jap's outer ring of )
ments the red flames
ments. spouting
other business girls: house- now.The defenses, Chief Shea recalls how up
From his privileges If desired. Call famous orchestra leader is from the burning fuel supplies, the Is,
took off at dawn on March
after 5 P. M. they
witnessed the now a lieutenant undergoing train- ammunition dumps exploding like
standard typewriter, good 7 and the overcast was so heavy
on the USS 1 rlo or, reasonable, call 2-5729, ing at Norfolk, Va. He is attachedto "we flew over Marcus before we giant fire-crackers on the Fourthof
Lieut. Heck 1730, a Destroyer Escort."I actually found it." July, and the anti-aircraft guns N
Carthage, Mo., HIDKll WANTED wouldn't have anything but winking at us below."
and attended Francisco. Naval officer's on or about wife 11 want Sep sea duty," the musical maestro "Our group, commander kept The attack marked one of the
yule, Mo., and officer' wife to ride to San said recently upon being attachedto calling to the scouting, planes, first steps taken by the U. S. to
Kansas He lf.o, paving for portion of gas the Destroyer Escort 'Scouts, have you found target?' change from the defensive to the
December of Call 28317.FOK The 34-year-old lieutenant also The reply wan always negative, offensive in the Pacific theatre of
wins in SALE declares, "It's going to be the best negative Then one of the scouts battle.
diately he went Call 425..Coupe. Excellent con D. E. afloat." yelled over the radio 'Target"Ijthtf'd' Shea is a veteran in action, having 'i
USS Lexington electric razor single: cutting and everybody kt out also participated in the raidson
to another Lt. fig) Ernest, txt 343. HEAR YE a whoop. Our squadron commander the Marshall and Gilbert Islands C
Tudor, condition. C.
Lieut. Heck AMM2c good Aircraft Delivery Two soldiers who noted that the ordered UA" to attack and at Wake Island and In the
former Miss public debt on June 29, 1943, was the raid was on, relate Shea. Coral Sea. His biggest thrill came
.. rence, Kansas, 1432 furniture.B Child Lutzelman 101204022063.70 sent the U. s.1 Shea said the raiders had to use in the Marshall and Gilbert escapade t
4776 Boxwood, or or unfurnished six room Treasury 70 cents to shorten the flares. "They gave us away. The font was here that he potteda
To his 2504! Rldgewood Road, 9-1430. I figure. flares klnda woke up the Japs and Jap plane. _l
known as I all heck broke loose." Chief Shea, who believes in tho
O numerous FIRST DID.IAKNOVV "Our objectives were a hangarand luck of the Irish adds "I've been
MM B-W Ezek Hopkins was The Marine motto, "Semper fuel and oil installations. When exceptionally fortunate. I haven't
Uncle Sam ; Commander-in-Chlef of Fldells" means "Always Faith- the Japs saw how many planeswe been hit a single time-not even a, "
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Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copiesare
distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval
b personnel at the Naval Air Station the auxiliary air k'UM Take The Long Look

I Gunners By Captain R. W. Shrum (ChC) USNFor
quarters of the v eratlonal Training Commandand
the Naval Air Technical i Training Center. many years, I have been advising Bluejacketsto
take advantage of the educational facilities offered -
Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall USN by Uncle Sam. A great variety of courses
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training / ( & and schools are made accessible to our men. That is

Captain Arthur Gavin USN, particularly true in war time, when specialists are
A Commandant, needed. But in war time our young men become
Jacksonville Naval Air Station
impatient. They want to "get shooting". They con-
Captain John J. Malley (MC), USN, / sider anything which keeps them from the front
\ Commanding OfficerU. I line of battle or from combat on the high seas, as
S. Naval Hospital $ particularly irritating. They refuse to take tho

Commander Edward E. Dolecek, USN, long look.
Commanding Officer One of the things which brought on this war
:- Naval Air Gunner's School the of the Allies.
was lack of preparation on part
Lieut. Col. Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Ret), a A series of appeasements made it

Commanding Marine Barracks Officer. : 1J possible for the Axis to get ready

,S ., and for those who trusted them
Commander R. D. Higgins DE-V (G), USNR, /, to move along peacefully, but J
Commanding! Officer, be
To for
.t Naval Air Technical Training Center I dangerously. prepared
whatever might come up Is a con-
I Lieut Col. William T. Evans, USMC (Ret), dition "devoutly to be wished".

Marine Commanding Aviation Detachment Officer, I t ts The schools of the Navy are fora
definite purpose. They have
Commander Charles G Shone A-VG), USNR. been justified on every battle-

Auxiliary Commanding Naval Air Station Officer Lee Field, field of this war, and they have
l proved themselves of inestimable
Commander William O. Burch, USN, value as our ships and planes

Auxiliary Commanding Naval Air Station Officer Cecil Field have gone into action on the high
s. Capt. Shrum seas or in the air.

The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service Several weeks ago, one of the officers on dutyat
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited the Free School said that he
without permission of CNS, War Department 205 E. Gunnery noticed
42nd St., N. Y. C. that some of the students, or men taking the
various courses offered, were becoming dissatisfied.
He suggested that steps be taken to bring them
We InvadeThe face to face with the value of continuing on in
SAys HF 6VnWT5 TO 7'Wf TuM t A 1'Mit' oNO
their work until they mastered the course, received
invasion of Europe has begun. _.. _.
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their rating, and proved themselves ready to meet
What we have waited for, what the Axis any problem which might arise. The young man

nations have feared, has come to pass. And Where Did Navy Uniform going out from this station who lacks trainingis
.with it has passed the fantastic myth thatlitler's in no fit condition to take care of himself or the
shipmate who may be working alongside him at his
European Fortress was impregnable gun or plane. The thing taught in your classroom
I Whatever the situation in Italy may be, Come From? Here's Answer today may be the bit of information or acquiredskill

the fact still remains }it is a section of Europe which will enable you to put the bead on a

that Hitler and his henchmen boasted could Neckerchief Was "Sweat Rag" And your Jap or work.a German Learn everything in the near possible.future.Take Stick every at

not be cracked. It has been cracked, and course to which you may be able to be appointed.The .
t apparently with very little resistance by the Woman Might Have Picked Navy Blue prepared man is the valuable man under all

defenders. Where then are the mighty bas- Where did the Navy uniform for tain Lovette explains. circumstances.As .
e tions of resistance that the Nazis and the both enlisted men and officers Officers as well as enlisted to getting "out there", you need have no
particular concern. It is reasonably certain that
from? You've heard lot men's uniform have in a great
blustering Mussolini boasted would bring disaster -' come a most of you who.are students here today will attain
'of scuttlebutt about it, but hereIs part been copied from the Brit-
to any allied armies that attemptedto your desire and opportunity to fight in the not
the official answer as recordedin ish Navy, although the latter was too distant future.
invade Europe? "Naval Customs, Traditions somewhat influenced itself by the
Again, let me to "Take the look".
and Usage" by Captain Leland P. French sea forces. As for the color say you long
Italy of course is only the beginning.
Make an estimate of the situation, not as to how:
Lovette. of "Navy blue" itself, here is
There are many miles of hard, bloody fighting revealed you feel at present, but as to how you will be pre-
the story as in the book
of Axis "The black silk neckerchief was pared when face to face with the or when
ahead. But if the territory one enemy
"Naval Customs, Traditions, and
originally a "sweat rag, Cap called upon to do a difficult task in the great
nation be invaded with such little resist- Usage
can tain Lovette says in his chapteron emergency. This idea of taking the long look is
ance, is it too much to hope that the treach 'Notes on Naval Uniforms.' ish It naval was back in 1745 decided when Brit- not new. It cannot well be confined to anyone
officers in their
erous dictator nations are nearing the end Black hid the dirt. It was worn course in life. It is smart to apply the rule not

of their rope? Have the eyes of the peopleof both around the forehead and the House favorite, Scotland rendezvous Yard, Will's, to petitionfor Coffee only in the matter of your schooling and training
neck. Some men used the neck-
but also in the of wife
question choosing a or buy-
Hitler and Mussolini finally been openedto an official uniform. The Admiralty -
erchief in "Pigtail" days to protect ing insurance or making an allotment for savings or
the reality of their position? : their jackets." i I responded by asking certain purchasing a bond or developing a strong body or

It is difficult to see how we could believe, Refuting the idea that the neck- they considered officers to a appear good design.in what All exercising great Faith. Let us close where we

otherwise. As the armies and navies of the erchiefs originated with the death sorts of designs came out as a result began-take the long look.

United Nations gain in strength and in spirit, of to Lord "Black Nelson, neckerchiefs the book goes were on some even preferring grey

the plight of the Axis nations becomes more used say long, before Nelson's death. with red facings. We Owe The World

and more obvious. Surely, even the most I They were probably worn at Nel- chosen Blue by and the white Admiralty.were finally But By CfcapUin O. J. Grew.B.vr

fanatic Nazi can see that now. I son's funeral the manner of theship's there is another story that King !. Cloud buitrr

The invasion of Italy, we are told, is only company of the Berwick, George II had much to do with We are not free.
who in mourning for their cap- Much as we love to that term to our-
the beginning. Other blows will be struckin o the selection of blue and white.It apply
tain in 1794 cut the neckerchief in
is reported that he picked these selves, we are not free. We are not free to do whatwe
other parts of Hitler's seething Europe. two and wore half around the arm I colors from the riding habit of please, as we please, and when we please. We
Where they will be remains to be seen. Butkxve and half around the hat". the First Lord's wife, the Duchess owe God and we owe man.

can be sure of one thing. That wherever The three rows of tape on the of Bedord, who was riding in the We are bought with a price-we are God's. He
strike depend on its success. The collar of the dress blue jumper has park. However, other reports indicated does not owe us anything; we owe Him a life of
,the we can
in spite of service and eternal
no special significance that the Duchess wore blue our gratitude.
ays of German militarism and Italian acquiescence the fact that many people believeit and white at the request of her The world does not owe us a living; we owe the
are at an end. How }long it will is a commemoration of Admiral husband so that the King would world our service. Such service, to be genuine,
take our enemies to realize it we do not Nelson's three great naval vic approve of the colors already selected must be motivated by love. To serve out of fear is
know. tories. by the Admiralty. cowardice; to serve out of force Is servitude; to
"It Is likely that the three lines Whether these stories are truthor I serve out of self-glory is sham; but to serve out
But we know that the United Nations are of braid on the collar of a blue- fiction, Captain Lovette does of love is genuine. Love is the foundation of all
well on the road to victory. This is in fact jacket's blouse were selected for not say, but he does end with this our relationships to God and man. It is only
the beginning-the beginning of the end for decorative effect and have no special comment, "Women have always through service out of love that we gain freedom.We .
all the treachery and bloodshed brought upona significance, tradition to the had something to do with the are free only in the sense that we serve God
and .
man
contrary notwithstanding, Cap- Navy. whole-heartedly and genuinely.
peaceful world by the gangster nations of I The manv little. things that seemingly contradict \
the world. In the words of our commander- this motive, r. become obstacles to this; motive:

in-chief, Franklin D. Roosevelt, we have be- must be set aside as trifles and charged up to the

gun to bring the war home to our enemies"in My OpinionLetters must imperfections strive to that keep are our In us eyes and fixed around on Us.things We

the only language that their twisted fundamental. We must earnestly contend to keep

minds seem to understand." From Our ReadersSign our motive pure. Therein lies our freedom and our
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,Grudges and Character I name and rank. We repeat, your : From Other PapersFaith
Your Letters
There Is another reason we should not carry I name will be kept In the strictest
fellows and it is this: holdinga
grudges against our Letters for this column must be I confidence, but your Identity must
lives. "Dead flies cause
grudge will spoil our own
the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a !signed! with the real name of the be known by this newspaper for For faith must be as real to us as the future.

stinking savor." The ordinary graces of our per- writer before they can be published Its own protection.This Even as we are not simply creatures of the past and
sonality are corrupted and made into ugly thingsby In the Jax Air News. Although week we received a letter the present, but also project ourselves into the
the presence of envy or cherished ill will. Har- will not be used If not feigned, "A Hopeful Observer," concerning future, so we are victims, if you would so have It,
boring a. grievance against our fellow darkens our your name the bus situation. If the of faith. We cannot think of tomorrow without
outlook, dampens our spirit, dims our vision, dim- desired, It Is necessary that the writer will be kind enough to send something of faith entering Into the thought. We
inishes our horizon, dulls our intellect, decreasesour editors know the source of each us his name, we will be very hap- cannot plan for the next minute ahead without
efficiency, and almost paralyzes our improve letter. If you do not wish your: py to publish It next week with giving expression to our inherent faith True
ment.-Chaplain A. B. Love in SKY RANGER, to with letter, the signature, "A Hopeful Obser- faith in God means that no one can feel too bad
USNAS, Dallas. name appear your ver." about the present however gloomy it may be; for,
merely sign It "A Faithful Reader This does not In any way curtail the conviction is strong upon him that God can and

Mind ," "An Interested Observer,*' "A the letters from our readers. will right the wrong, sweeten the sour, straightenout
TrickyThe Sailor," or any other such Identification We would like many more of them the crooked, and enliven the dead. This faith )
Y human mind seems often to play tricks on that wish to attach and will be only too glad to publish lifts him out of the present, and changes him from
us. The things, we want to forget are ever beforeus you them as they are received. being a victim of circumstances to a matter of
and the things we would like to remember are to yourself, However, be sure that But please, Include your real name destiny.-Chaplain J. C. Stokes in THE PENGUIN,
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. Plays At Lee Field l -Told" Talk
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: .: Thrills
"jt' Visiting ,
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(i- C okrngLaipi British SoldiersThink


what you will about the

Brooklyn accent, but according to-
E: .'" the Milwaukee Journal's New
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"'V.. '" '.- -::" :; C tF', York Bureau, 250: British soldiers

--:"-,- ",.'..:. ", .- ..., ,..- who are visiting the United States
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' 'P were charmed with it. .
By Steve Kalagian Y2c
. Sergt. John Jaggers, who con

Preparing for material inspection brought about some exciting I fided that he was a "silesman" in
9 ea' results for a certain barracks on the station. I London before the war, was ecstatic -
The crew assigned to getting the place in order was working hard "
over "toity-toid, "youse"and
w to achieve as much cleanliness and neatness as possible. They swept
the deck carefully. got all the beds in order and even checked behind "boids." He said "they talk
the radiators. All that remainednow snappy, like we do. That's what
was to move the lockers and four mechs who came to get a we like We could understand
clean up behind them. haircut promptly at eight o'clock
every word your Brooklyn fellas
several days ago are still patiently
Under ordinary circumstancesthere whereas couldn't make
spoke, we
waiting, hoping, and expecting.
wouldn't have been anything 'ead or tiles of the southern drawl."
unusual about that. But in this
Special guide books were printed -
particular case as the hardworking HIT OF TilE WEEK-Two bus for the party. The forewordsaid
; a crew pulled and tugged on the drivers In town going in opposite :
. 3H { heavy lockers, what do you think directions stopping In the middleof "Certain captured German pris-
,
o greeted them? No, it wasn't Hedy the road, pulling so close to oners have told inquisitors that
"S ttx Lamarr or Lana Turner, but along each other that their fenders almost they had been informed by Herr
b black snake! touched, and having a little Goebbels that New York City had
chat for several minutes while the been demolished by bombs. We believe -
If you don't believe in dreams, customers just glared. however\ that you will find
.. [t mates, don't read this little story. enough of the city left standingto
I. It might make you wonder. But Machinist Mate Jones, we'll call provide interest and amusement
at any rate, here it is. him, had a close one at personnel during your leisure hours while
A lieutenant, junior grade, who inspection last Saturday. He gota you are stopping with us."
insists on remaining anonymous haircut at 8:30 Saturday morn- I Sergt. Jaggers put down his beer
I had an interesting dream the other ing, borrowed a belt from a ship. after he had read this, looked
night. He dreamt that he hadI mate, and arrived right on time about him and tried his new
JlI I been placed on the permanent for muster. This method of being Brooklynese.
j watch list. Now if there's anything ready for inspection is not recommended "Hi'll sye."
I that this officer hates more however, for those with -t,-j )
than watches, he hasn't run acrossit
: high blood pressure or jangled :MAN-SIZED FLEET
yet. nerves.
I So, conveniently enough he If the United States fleet were
, charged it all to something he had assembled in one ocean it would be
How would you lik. to spend a "Weekend In Havana" with Alice Fay ANOTHER HIT Seaman Mc-
impossible to see ship at one
j., who I. pictured above in langorous That would b. next eaten the night before and classified every
a pose to Carty calling cadence after inspection time. The fleet would not be completely
.. impossible, w. admit but the next best thing you can do is to see her his realistic" dream as a Saturday . it sounded like visible even from a great
in the picture "Weekend in Havana," which plays at the Le. Field "nigh tmare. the whole air station had been altitude, for it would occupy many
;" auditorium this Sunday, Sept. 12. Others starred in a colorful cast are When he arrived at his office moved to Brooklyn.SMOKIESSomebody. hundreds of miles.
. 'f; John Payne and the fiery Carmen Miranda. the next morning yes, that'sright square
he was on the permanent
watch list. for the month of Sep bunch of thorns ought to to Things aren't going too well on a
give a prickly
contest but kind of
.c tember. pin-up some a
i- BreezesSalty a civilian worker (female) who deal may be worked out before
discussed a lot of confidential mat-
Elsie and Lillian Amadei long and our time has run
Jt t Humor From Here And There two sisters who ere on duty are as In ter Tokyo on the could bus have so loud heard the her enemy. out OUT., so the SMOKING LAMP'S

WAVES on _this_ station_ one,in thepersonnel
e :A Toast A Dress Counts office and the other in
the Link Training Dept They had Its Rough But Funny
Here's to the ship of our Navy "What color dress will you wear always been inseparable and were
r And the ladies of our land to the Ballf" overjoyed when they were trans- .
May the first be ever well-rigged "We're supposed to wear some- ferred here together.
t. And the latter ever wellmanned.If thing to match our boy friend's Well, the other day Elsie, who :
hair, so 1'se weann' black. What works in the personnel office, was
; lie Had Known you weann't" x .. .
told by a few people who were sup "" z
Radioman: Sweetheart, If I'd "1 don't think I'se 0om"; my boy posed to be "in the know" that she
known that tunnel wa so long, friends bald. was going to be transferred to rAv ,
; I'd have given you a kiM.t Brunswick, Georgia. She refusedto
t Girl: Gracious! Wasn't that On GuardA believe them at first but when I

,'1 )'our deaf old "salt" entered a they produced what looked like authentic It K Ax
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church with, an ear trumpet. Soon orders she didn't know t
I She's Got One after he had seated himself an what to think.It I

7 The elderly spinster sniffed usher' tip-toed over and whispered: almost broke her heart-the I I
j when anyone suggested that it was "One toot, and out you go." thought of being separated from J e
too bad she did not have a husband ---- her sister. She was already mak- I Ik
ing plans for her departure when f fi
"I have a dog that growls, a Stationvovies someone broke down and told her i bkas
parrot that swears, a fireplace that that it was all a joke, and thatis
"! smokes and a cat that stays out MAIN," Katherine STATION Grayson.- Seven Van Sweethearts HefItn -- the reason that Elsie is smiling
all night. Why should I want a : J Lucky." again.
husband?" ryserttrdg: Dick; a\'Pwel\ Sept. 12.:
"Johnny Comes Marching Home," Allan Four mechs lined up in front of s loi
Jones Jane Frazee. Sept. 13 'The
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lie Knows Why Amazing Mrs. Holiday" Deana Durbin the barber shop promptly at 8
e "M4mtna: Georgic, dear: come Arthur Treacher Sept. 14; 'Eyes In a.m. the other morning. They were
the Night," Edward Arnold, Ann Hard-
kiss your new governess. determined to get a haircut for
Ing. Sept. 15.STUDENT
r Georgie: No, 1 don't dare. I'm OFFICERS AUDITORIUM personnel inspection on Saturday.
. : ./ -"Girls. Inc," Leon Erroll, Harriet Came 8 30 and the doors of the
| Mama: Why, deanef Hllllard, Sept. 10; "Seven Sweethearts barber shop were opened. These
I ," Katharine Gjayson. Van HefMn four took their seats opposite chair f
} Georgie: Dad hissed her yesterday Go Dick
j and she slapped his face W I ItM 12: Happy Martin. ptu r.J number one and waited. The bar- ,
ny Comes Marching Home." Allan ber had just finished when a chief I
A SensationOn Jones. Jane Frazee Sept 14: "The Amazing walked in. So the four mechs had
Holiday peana Durbln. IL
Mrs.
a street oar a man gave a Arthur Treacher Sept. 15. to wait again. Soon after came
woman a seat. She fainted. On LEE FIELD- Whispering" 1 Ghosts" another chief, then another, and -
recovering< she thanked him. Then Milton Berle, Brenda Joyce Sept. 10.; another. The two people in this picture will bring slapstick at its best when the
he fainted. hard Girls, Inc.11 Leon"Weekend Erroll In Harriet Havana Hll," Almost two hours passed by and USO show, "Hollywood Gaities," a variety revue, plays on the station
Alice Faye Sept., John: Payne Carmen Mir not one of the four had yet been on September 16 and at the NATTCenter on September 17. Joe and Jane
Mech: If I should attempt to kiss ands Sept 12: Seven Sweethearts" able to get his hair cut. That I. McKenna, who are reported to be brother and sister, indulge in a broad
you what would you do? 13 Katherine"Happy Grayson Go Lucky, Van" Mary Heflin Martin Sept: sign behind chair number one roughhouse comedy knockabout act the general idea being that Joe
Girl: I never meet an emergency Dick; Powell, Sept 14: "Johnny Comes stared them in the face, "Chief tries hard to gain male ascendancy over female. How well he succeedsyou
until it arises. Marching, Home" Allan Jones JaneFrazee Petty Officers Have Priority on can well imagine, especially ii you happen to be one of those sailors .
o Mech: But if it should arise. Holiday, ,"e Fjeana:Durbln."The Amazing Arthur Trea-Mrs Chair No.1," I who has a wife. This act has played all over the country and has been .
Girl: I'd meet it face to face. cher, Sept. 16. I Last reports indicated that the Tommy Dorsey's favorite comedy act for years.


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"ircvv7,* i -. .. t Recruit Center Takes First In NASQualification First Fights 9


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'c Swimming; 2958 CompeteRecruit Set For 7 Oct.


i ,y M Center, a dwarf alongside of units like A and R,

Seaman Guard and VPB2, rose to giant stature by winning .

fR Y M the Qualification swimming competition just ended.As .1 Victory Smoker

a reward for Its accomplishment -

i the Recruit Center will be From the ranks of you and the
By Edmund Walsh, Y2- ,, awarded a plaque adorned with a Capt. Frink Has guy next to you will soon come

Navy Wings emblem, symbolic of marching an array of Navy Golden

The last full measure of devotion Last week the name the ming Station championship Qualification and in addition swim- Confidence In Glove Station's boxing first champions for the
major showis
; of Aviation Cadet Robert Gordon (Tommy) Tucker was 15 points toward the Command- slated to get underway boxing Oct. 7.

.J added to the scroll of the Navy's war heroes. ant's Cup The kid who never has had on

To those who knew Tommy, the fifty Two eight thousand enlisted nine men hundred from and 22 Air RaidersAlthough just a pair as of welcome padded as leather are the mils Is

mention of his passing in the story different units on the Station test- who claim to have been champs guys

out of Peru, Indiana, where he had ed their ability to swim or be- the curtain-raising back in Savannah, Brooklyn, Wins
\ come life savers over a three football game for the NATTC Air ton-Salem
training
f. been taking flight Chicago or Tallahassee
month period. Raiders with the potent Fort Bend
who tell
or they have
back memories of a fighter you trainejjr
brought
?
ning, Ga., 124th infantry team is
Recruit Center Is West with Barney Ross or Tony Zale. Pal
a fighter not only in the ring The winning entry was determined barely more than two weeks away, Lt. (Jg) John Patrick, former"*
but out of it. by taking the number of Capt. Fred F. Frink, the Raiders inter-collegiate boxing champ from

He had come up the hard way. points earned and dividing them I coach, expects his charges to be Penn State, will be the show's
As a kid of fourteen he had his ready.
by the number of men in the unit.
first fight. "It was a battle between Recruit Center earned a total of I "They're remarkably well-ad-
two school kids," he said, 1297 points alloted on the basis of vanced for this stage of the sea- How To Enter Tourney

"one who ould fight and" one : 19 to a life saver, 9 to a first son," he said, "and with our speed Entrie in the Naval Air Station'sbig
who couldn't. I couldn't. Just a class swimmer, four to a second and condition I think we'll give a
normal kid built along linear class and one to a third class. good account of ourselves. Golden Glove boxing tournament -
lines, he had previously no Intention -
Dividing the number of men swim- Hard work has been the rule may be mad at the Main
of becoming a fighter ;I ming for Recruit Center, 83, Into all week, starting Monday with a
but knowingly or unknowingly, Station boxing arena in back of
1297, total points earned, gives the slam-bang scrimmage. Last night
wan. on Ms "a,'.
In hand winners a percentage of 15.3 per the Raiders engaged the Marine Building 912.
His father took him
lessons. His 'tea man a higher percentage per man Guard squad of Main Station in a Entry forms and
antI for boxing
paid ( than other unit the station.
Instructor was a local florist in .' any on spirited scrimmage and in an in- equipment will t>e available
East Kockaway N. Y. who previously I Life Savers had to swim a quar- tra-squad game between the Pur- from 0830 until 2000 daily. En-

had been a good ama- ; ter of a mile any stroke, one eighthof ples and Whites is on tap Satur- try forms will also be availableat
a mile using four different day. the Jax Air News office Ext.
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started"
"That's the It ,
teur.
way strokes 75 feet under water and
stated, "and though Ididn't ; W N. Two Positions UncertainTwo 8512, Administration Annex
Tommy .
75 feet doing a cross chest"carry.
.
while positions, fullback and Bldg., at the Physical Training
like It much for a quar-
also had to be able to break
I stuck to It until I could take Tommy Tucker They holds and to out terback, are causing Capt. Frink Department, Ext. 8381, Bldg.
care of myself In pretty fair resuscitation.First strangle carry some concern as there Is little 726, and at the NAOT Recrea.

",t'Ifor a kid." depth in either position. Sgt. Duke tion and Welfare office Bldg.
class swimmers had to be
From this type of beginning, Iverson will man the linebustingspot 954, Ext. 8412.
Gunnery Personel able to swim a quarter of a mile,
what but Corp. Thomas McMenamyis
Tommy advanced up through
i second class swimmers one eighthof
he liked to call the "school of the only reserve at the moment. I Mike Jacobs and then some. He
pugilism." At 23 when he enteredthe Takes Lead At Lee 165 a feet.mile and third class swimmer Corp. J. P. White, formerly of. will be in charge of all trainingand

Navy he was rated third rank- Closest was be- the University of Mississippi, looks will personally make the pairings -
competition
ing light heavyweight. When he Gunnery-Personnel shot into the best at quarterback and has the for the fights.
Center and
tween Recruit Ships
hung up the gloves last September lead in the Lee Field Softball lea Store Ashore where the difference I inside track on a starting berth Winners in the tournament will '
with Corp. Stanley Zurick of Sal- receive boxing's traditionally famous II
he had amassed record of
a
between first and second was I
gue last week by scoring a 5-4 vic- place Golden Glove. All partici
121 bouts, 55 amateur and 69 pro- I
fessional. Of these he had won 108 tory over the Dispensary team and ; men decided qualifing by the as margin life savers.A of three. I Air Raiders ScheduleSept. pants in the tourney will receive I

bouts, drawn three times and lost following it with a 4-0 decision. 23-121th Infantrr or suitable awards. The presentationof
five professional and eight I and R Entry LargestA Fort HennlnKi (:.... ( ".r...) awards will be governed by the
ama-I over the Marines. and R with 638 men partici- Ort 3 Miami 1'. (Here.) physical training department's access -

teur In bouts.Jacksonville he was remembered By dropping a decision to As- pating had the largest entry in Chapel Ort ft Hill.-North) Carolina I'. (at to the limited supply of such

for his two bouts with sembly and Repair, the Fire De- the field but wound up eleventh Ort HI-Opea. awards which sporting goods com-
place on the percentage basis of Ort ::;&-('mtip I.,...... *f SlewHlter parties now have available.
the Florida Army champ Tommy partment slipped to third place in
.
:N. C. (There.)
earned. An illus-
tabulating points Instruction will be offered at the
Gomez. After dropping a ten the league standings behind the Ort : round decision the first time and I first-half champions. Incidentally, tration of the difference in individ- tt-Miami (There.) main station arena by Lt. ;jg)
ual had A and R qual- IS or. 1.1-Uaalel Field .f Au-
performance Patrick but the boxers train
admitting that he was not in his the A & R team, riddled by the while Re- "U..,.. (:.., (".r..) may
life
best fighting shape, Tucker came transferring of some of its key ifying only 34 savers '\0". 2 --Oprn. whenever they choose dependingon
back. men, may be in for some rough cruit Center had 59. Nov. 27-t'amp (...I..f'. (If.,..) when they have free time.
The enthusiasm of the men in Notei Two of the three open "Our purpose in staging this
He trained hard and returnedto games. The steadilyImprovingplay ...
dnlea be 1111.
mar "
charge of the at severalof tournament said Lieut Patrick
the ring looking twice the of Gunnery-Personnel may programs ,
man he had been before. Gomez yet bring them to the secondhalftitle. the units accounted for the fine isbury N. C., and PFC. George "is to give every man on the sta-
results made. Recruit Center was tion who wants to
was flattened In the second Dudley of Nashville, Tenn., next in an opportunityto
constantly spurred on by Lieut. box. At time shouldbe
round of a ten round bout. Easy Win Here any a man
Henry Moseley, who kept the In- line.The able to defend himself, but now
In discussing his last fight, The Fire Department was hand- I recent appearance of Chief
Tu-ker, who had defeated such ed a 9-0 victory when the Com- terest of his men so high that Specialist John McGee, ex-St. more than ever before.
they made several trips to the i "We will see to it that the pairings -
Cleaners failed to showin
fighters as Johnny Colan and partment Regis luminary, may alleviate both
Charley Harvey, said It was the I their scheduled meeting, on pool to better their already estab- worries as McGee has capabilities in these fights are even and

lie out Thursday nightScheduled lished marks. I Continued On Page Seven
most satisfying. pointed Others who kept their unit en- Coatlnaed ea pace even |
that there was "a score to settle for Wednesday night -
tries trying to improve previous
a great gang of Navy men was the Gunnery-Personnel-Fire Seaman second class, I
marks ,
barking me and a desire to finish Department game which should Cecil Wolfson were Ships Store Ashore, Operations Is Champ In NAS
my string with a crowning prove to be most hotlycontestedgame
effort." of the year if pre-game talkis Continued On Page Seven I

Tommy was a determined per carried to the diamond. In oth- B Xj Officers Softball LeagueOperations

son. If he missed something the er games of the week, the Compt.
first time, he came right back and Cleaners meet the Dispensary A Naval Academy and Duke U. powerhouse of the Main Station Officer's

tried again, usually achieving his the& R plays a double-header and with Will Meet In FootballThe league, decisioned A and R 6 to 1 last week sweeping:
objective. Dispensary GunneryPersonnel -
through to the championship undefeated.To
Sports writers throughout the the Marines take on the U. S. Naval Academy at .
nation remember him best for this. Compt. Cleaners and the vastly- Md. and Duke univers- settle the Station championship -
,
firemen meet Annapolis there is a strong possibilityof Lieut. Denholm and Lt. Daw-
They said he had no great boxing improved Dispensary. ity will resume gridiron relations (Jg)
color, no distinctive style. He was a meeting: between Operationsand
Standings Oct. 9 in Baltimore, Md. The two son.The
mainly a plugger one who kept W L teams concluded a four game series the Schools team, winner 'of once proud A and R team,

hammering away until his opponent Gunnery-Pernonnel ..........._...... 3 0 in 1930 of which the Naval the NATTC title. humbled by transfers, bowed to the
gave way. Assembly & Repair _...._.... 2! 0 Academy won three games and Four runs in the fourth inning: Dispensary 14 to 2. Captain EbenSmith's

Tommy didn't like fighting par- Fire Department .................__... 3 1 Duke one. helped Operations breeze throughto doctors slugged the offer.

ticularly. But he had been bitten Dispensary ................................ ... 0 2 In the new contract, the Blue its final victory over the A and ings of Lieut. Whitcomb getting
the As he said, "I never R crew. After Comdr. Strong'slads all of their scores in the first three 0
by bug.
Compartment Cleaners ..._.._... 0 2 Devils and the Middies are slatedto
Ignored a challenge." M.irlnes .......................................... 0 3 meet three times. The gamesin had scored one run in the innings Ensign Boothe who relieved -
In his own story, "Farewell 1944 and 1945 will be at Anna- third frame, A and R paced by shut out the doctors for
AlmaMater," which he wrote on polis and at Durham, N. C. re Lieut. Duane Whitcomb came backto the rest of the route. A and R
leaving the ring for aviation, he spectively. tie it up in the same inning. uncovered a hitting shortstop in

said! : "I don't think I'll go back Sent Base lilt Barrage Lieut. L. R. Swart, who garnered
Specialists r.
3 hits In 4 attempts.
Circumstances (world conditions Then in the fourth hits by Lt.

If you will,) have placedan Major Leagues (Jg) Joe Hay, Comdr. Ben Moore, Final Standings
opportunity before me and I Comdr. Conradt Eberlin Lt. w L
To Bainbridge NTS (jg)
am grabbing for It. I'm goingto National Leaguew Joel F. Williams and Ensign Wal- Operations ................................8 0

try with everything I'\e got L Pet. ter S. Albright produced the winning Dispensary ................................6 2 -
to make the most of my oppor Four enlisted specialists from St. Louis .................... 88 44 .667 margin. NAOTC ..............._........_........5 3

tunity."Everything. the physical training departmentwill Cincinnati .................. 72 58 .554 Lieut. Whitcomb of A and R led VO-VCS ..............._..._._.5 3

: behind me Is over leave next Tuesday for further Brooklyn ....................70 59 .543 the hitting for the day with three T-5 .......... ........................_.4 4
the hill and gone. What lies training at the athletic specialists' Pittsburgh ..._............. 70 66 .515 singles in three times at bat while A and tt ...............__...__..3 5

ahead Isn't clear yet but I'm school, Naval Training Station, Chicago ...................... 61 69 .469 i Ensign Albright, of Operations got Naval Hospital ........_...._..3 5
going after it and I think It Is Bainbridge, Md. Boston ........................ 56 68 .452 three hits in four trips to the plate.In Supply Commissary ._...__.....1 7

worth hustling to got. And If I In the group are Specialiststhird Philadelphia .............. 57 72 .442 VPB2-OTU1 ..........................?..1 7
don't make it, none will say It class Robert Fuelling, Ed- New York .................. 45 83 .352 one of the other league con- -
., was Sot lack of trying."I ward Kopshever, Roland Schaff tests, T-5 defeated VPB 2 OTU 1 -
want a pair of wings, I and Cecil Wolfson, all of whom American Leaguew by a score of 5 to 4 aided by the Bulletin
think I can earn them. have been serving as instructorshere L Pct. three hits of Lt. (Jg) Girand. The All swimmers who have earned

There won't be a rematch for in hand to hand combat meth- New York .................. 80 49 .620 winners took a four run lead in the engraved card awarded life

Aviation Cadet Tucker, but there ods, swimming, wrestling and oth- Cleveland ..........._...... 68 59 .535 the first inning which barely got savers, first, second and third
needn't be. His name and all the er types of training. Washington __...._. 71 62 .534 them by as VPB fought an uphill swimmers are asked to call for

others on the scroll are remindersfor Wolfson was a swimming in- Detroit ..........__. 68 60 .531 battle. them at pool, number one, which f
us who carry on. It's up to us structor. Kopshever and Schaff Chicago ........._...... 66 63 .512 VPB tallied in the first and fifthon adjoins Ships Service Cards forJ

to throw the punches which they instructed In hand to hand wrest- Boston .............._....... 62 69 .473 singles by Lieut. Comdr. Rick A and R, however will be distributed
had planned. We won't forget ling. Fuelling served as a trainer St. Louis ..._..._.. 58 71 ..450Philadelphia I and Lt. (jg) Bradley. Other heavy through the athletic officer -

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Seaman Guard Fetes Us Champions Station Welcomes Snappy Retort Skipper Of Heroic



- 6 1 1y Tarmacs, Future a Having second Just class received seaman his began pay, "Fighting 72" NowIs

counting the bills In the old-

Aviation CadetsRated fashioned gers and leafing way-wetting through.The his. fin Full CommanderComdr.

paymaster warned him

1i, t i r As Second Class that of the germs.money was probablyfull Sanchez Of Lee

rl"LM Seaman Until They Go Ills answer was "Don't Field Is Promoted; He Advocates .
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worry, no germ could live on
To SchoolsA
Navy Flight my salary." Team-Work

contingent of some 75 avia-
Commander Henry G. Sanchez,
tion cadets who have been on In-
r officer of the fighting
active duty in the Navy V-5 pro- training
The Inquiring squadron at the Naval AuxiliaryAir
gram arrived here last week to .
Station, Lee Field, was pro
spend several months on active
moted from the rank of Lieutenant
duty in accordance with a recent
t1'J.. Commander last week.
order from the Chief of Naval Personnel ReporterQUESTION
Skipper of famous "Fighting 72"

They are known as "Tarmacs," in the aircraft carrier Hornet,
: 'i'h and are rated as seaman second Commander Sanchez is the holderof
class until they move to Naval : How should the Distinguished Flying Cross

.1 flight preparatory schools. During the United States deal with and the Air Medal.

1 s ; their stay here the Tarmacs will three enemies after He is an ardent exponent of
I receive a working knowledge of our major team work in aerial warfare,
N'Y the war-harshly, firmly or "what
Y Naval aviation. stressing the belief that it is

!Lu The name Tarmacs dates backto leniently? your mission! is, and not how many

the first world war. It is a ANSWERS: planes you are going to knock
contraction of tar macadam, the down," in combat activity.
( Ii C. R. JANEY, RM2c, R-1:
\i k substance used as runway pave- I wouldn't treat them Asked to mention something interesting
ment at British aviation bases dur- "Firmly. I believe about his squadron, he
the
After war
The Seaman Guard baseball team, winner of the Station league was honored ing the last war. Because they harshly.we'll need a plan to make the Axis recalled that it was possibly the
At dinner in the Main Station mess last Saturday night. Looking down worked on the tar macadam as than they have been most traveled outfit in the Navy,
tato! nations
e.table on the right side are L. E. HasEcell. Lieut. Comdr. grease monkeys and general flun- better should and that members of the group had
E. C. Suratt. John Folio, Warren Barelss Mack Hess, Jack Poe, Richard kies in the early stages of flight in the past. I think we approximately 75 Jap
destroyed
Kersey, Francis Whltehart and Eddie Lyons. Visible on the left side are disarm them all."
It. (Ig) D. Cross. Comdr. V (;age 1-leut. McDonoURh.. K. P. Fox John training, the pre-flight students of ERWIN STRAUB, SClc, S-10: I planes in aerial combat and strafe
McCullough. Glenn Stone and John Donnell.. Other members of the team the first World War were called night I ing raids.
were Clarendon Castles Willis Lloyd Ray Horton and N. A. Burn. Tarmacs. "Bomb hell out of 'em every taste Commander Sanchez, a native .of
and let Jem get a
The future aviation cadets are for a year Treat 'em Staten Island, N. Y., and Naval
Cadets The quartered on this Station at Bar- of their own medicine. Academy graduate of 1930, was
Georgia Pre-flight Runway racks 907. harshly, especially the Japs. I what was awarded the DFC for his "valiant

Have Chance For VarsityCadets ('entinoed'From Par: Six The size of the current backlogof in China did in them.1935 "and saw fighting spirit and inspirational

them and we won't forget Tommy aviation cadets on inactive duty the Japs S2c T-l: leadership in his fighting group"
THOMPSON, ,
showing grid promises Tucker. throughout the country made it CLARK would receive when his squadron knocked out a
will be transferred to the Sky- WING TIPS Lt. (jg) Ned desirable to utilize the services of "I'd say firmly. We the conquered Japanese interceptor squadron trying

crackers, varsity eleven at the Iversen, one of the chaplains who some of the young men for a per- more respect from and we to get U. S. scout and torpedo
Navy pre-flight school Athens, Ga., recently reported here, swam overa iod of four months at various Nav- nations in years to come with them bombers lining up on an enemy
where football has replaced rugby mile in the Qualification Swim- al Air Stations. must resume trading shouldbe carrier. Uncle Sam's bombers

on the regimental sports card. The ming tests for officers In after the war. I do leaders.say we By being went through and the Jap carrier
with the
game will be played in accordancewith college he was a star athlete at harsh nations I mean to went to the bottom.He .
collegiate rules and in the Wake Forest approximately firm with the to was awarded the Air Medal

Notre Dame system. 717 miles were swum by station reduce their military of wars.power" for action in the battle of Santa

--- personnel in the qualification avoid recurrence JOHN MELTON, VPB2 Cruz. There he led his squadronin
swimming tests The Recruit SGT. an attack in which they shot f

Lt. (Ug) Bill Kern Made Center Navy ball team is unde- We Unit didn't 1: "Firmly.deal with Damn them firmly.firmly down four Jap four-engined bombers out.
feated and unscored on in six and strafed and knocked
We
last
Coach At Del Monte enough after the war.
t' Head games should do away with Nazi military the anti-aircraft guns of 10 enemy;

Lt. (jg) William (Bill) Kern, for one thing. I advocate vessels.
football coach at West Virginia power "
humane treatment, but firm. -- ---
university for the past three sea- NAS Norman OklahomaLists DOROTHY WRIGHT, PhM3c,
sons, has been named head football Main Dispensary: "It's not the '
coach at the U. S. Navy preflight Football PlansThe people's fault they're fighting. CANIFF DRAWS

't school, Del Monte, Calif. They are going to need a lot of

After resigning as coach at Naval Air Station, Norman, guidance after the war and we .
Edith Brinkworth YSo MALE CALL FOR
he By
West Virginia this summer, re- Oklahoma has lined up the following can't just leave them. It shouldbe

ported on July 1 at Chapel Hill, football schedule for the Ensign Alice Bailey, WAVES O. firm guidance."

N. C., where he received his indoctrination 1943 season and lists Its games as D. and Watch Officer, now officer PFC. FLOYD CIPOLLA, Brig THE FUN OF IT

training. definitely signed or pending final in charge of the WAVES at Unit: "I'd say to destroy all the

confirmation.The Lee Field, left Tuesday to take Axis leaders responsible for this
opposition will be furnishedby over her new duties. Ensign Ellen war and the murdering of innocent Milton Canlff is a guy who gets
Recruit Center Takes First : NATTC at Memphis; Okla- Word has taken over Miss people. Lick all the Japanese population fun out of doing things for pea

homa university at Norman; Okla- Bailey's duties. Those kind of people
In Qualification Swimming homa Aggies at Stillwater; Fort WAVES who have recently fin- shouldn't live. I've talked to pIe.Despite being 4-F, he still devotes

Continued From rate: Six Riley at Manhattan Kans.; Al- ished radio, parachute riggers and Marines back from Guadalcanaland much of his time and energyto '
at Al- arrived here one of them told me the the war effort. First of all
Lt. (jg) Howard Burnell, T-4 and buquerque Army Air Base mech's schools have every
Chief William Chandler Seaman buquerque; Will Rogers Field at I to add to the ever-increasing Japs were savages. They want to there is his strip, Male Call, whichis

Guard.. Oklahoma City; Fort Sill at Nor-I complement. A number of rule the world. We should forma syndicated through Camp News

Among the first four entries, man and a home and home series WAVES here are to be sent to Democracy in Germany and paper Service and appears weekly
in the JAX AIR NEWS there nearly ninety cent with Northwestern Teachers college nearby Stations when quarters Italy.
was per
at Alva, Okla have been provided. Until such FREDERICK THUSSEN, Sic: Then there are the countless little"odd
participation.Of Berlin and it's he does for the War
the entire of 2958 men -iif time these women are filling billets "The war started in jobs"
group v-er geinPoints here. got to end there. If we are lenientwe Department. He does all of them
the
participation, The "lOWAVE." WAVES shall have to fight the Axis for free. There are no strings
which that NAS Golden Glove Boxing
earned was 4.3. means
of Armed attached. He wants to help.
at least news from Minneapolis! NAS, has again in a couple years. just
the of men were
majority .
the Nazis only speakone Milt knows what people-especially
second class swimmers. Slated To Start Oct. 7 published some very amusing bullies like ,
ruthless like. If
terminology for the WAVES. language and that's servicemen- you
Commandant's
Cup Standings Continued from pace nix They tell us "Con\oys are dates, power. They would destroy us and don't think so, take a gander at
Qualification Swimming beat them to the punch.It's Lace, the "girl" in Male Call. Can
Points that the boys have every chance while an ensign's date Is an Of- we must

Recruit Center .... ............................. 15 to learn as much about boxing a ficer's Mess." Those unlucky a war of kill or be killed and you imagine any Bluejacket in his
Ships Store Ashore ..._..................... 12 Experienced boys will who their luck on a after all the murdering the Axis right mind not liking her?
'1'-t ......._....__......._._.____.._....._ 10 possible. while lovers try must not stop when The left-handed artist startedhis
Seaman Uuard .......-..................-....-. 9 fight in the senior bracket blind date are said to be "Blind has done we
VM .. ..... .. Altonthouce beginners will be placed in the Fljlng." they get ready at their own con- cartoon strip for service papersin
::::::::::::.?..=.:..::::::::= 77lockab'errles novice Although we have been tagged venience to cry 'Uncle.' We haveto 1942 and at first named it Terry

Photo I.ab-1'arachute..............LoU...........__..._.__ 6 r. "The group.fights will be three round "WAVES", the title "Paradise go straight to the heart of Ber- and the Pirates, as that is the

VO-VCH .................................___.._ 4 ers and the rounds will be one Fleet" sounds appropriate as a lin and crush them completely. monicker of the strip which Milt
A and It ......................____.__ 3 minute each. There will be a three nickname. The name for the W. What we're fighting for is uncon- draws for the New York News
Ordnance and lunnery _._..__ 2 and surrender and a permanentpeace syndicate. Then it was changed to
Cooks nnd linkers .........._..........__ 2 pound allowance either way R. officers is "Bluebraids. ditional .
Naval Hospital we can handle men competing In And the names for the clothesare for the American people.We Male Call and the characters were
1'ernonnel ....I......::::=:=:::::::: i weight divisions. also very good-Girdles are won't settle for less." changed too. Hence came Lace
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(2): ._ to off these "Armor ROY DEBOUCH, AOM3c who's strictly GI and faithful to
Kits"
>n"ary .__..__...___......_.__ 2 "We expect run known as "Hip or
them
.PU Wln 5 ______ 2 fights at the weekly smokers at Belts," which are worn as a sure I VTB2: "We must deal with servicemen only.
(iuardV1H2 __.._.___._........._ 2 Mason Field, where Billy Reed,, method of preventing tile dreadful"Shipshape" firmly and not permit them to get -ca
<1) ..._.... i Y2c, will feature them as part of figure. Black beau- the best of us as they did after Lieut. Grant Speaks
Fire Department .::::=::::::===
VTU .... 2T5 the night's entertainment for per ties or Torture Chambers are wornon the last war. We should disarm Lieut. E. A. Grant, permanent
: ...?....-?::::=::::.:.':=::=::::: sonnel of this station." the feet them, treat the civilian population Officer of the Day at the Station,

"=!. Fighters may enter la the ban One of the most suitable names reasonably and imprison their addressed the Optimists Club in
tamweight division, 118 lbs.; featherweight for the coat is "Tent"-"Full Sail" leaders as criminals." Jacksonville last week and dis

Capt. FrinkConfidence Has 127 Ibs; lightweight, 13! means Irish Pennant has been CAROLYN BASS, Sic Acces- cussed interesting personal exper
lbs.; welter weight, 145 Ibs.; junior sighted-or as the civilians would sories: "Firmly, I should think. iences. Lieut. Grant was formerly;
In Raiders welter weight, 155 Ibs.; mid say, "Your slip is showing." The After all we are a pretty broad- a Cambridge, Mass., lawyer.
dleweight 165 Ibs.; light heavy- cotton lisle hose-remember the minded people and we would not -

of Continued From either raCe position.Six weight, 175 Ibs.; and heavyweight,,, good old days of boot camp-are want to do anything horrible. We Get The Name night
playing over 175 Ibs. known as GI nylons.All should show them we mean busi-
Davis and Dodd Good kidding aside, we are proud ness, but treat the civilians de- They say it actually happenedat
Advance has It that Fort Texas University. One of the
dope Granny Lansdeil, well known and lucky to have this uniform. cently. We must kill or imprisonthe
Benning will be a rugged foe, professors was getting acquaintedwith
of leaders.
Lt.
Pacific Coast football player On Tuesday of last week
sporting a squad studded with ex- a few years ago, has been flyingan Louise K. Wilde, Assistant to the HAYNES BATEY, Y2c, Chaplain's the members of his class. .
college and professional stars. Two Army fighter plane in the sky Director of the Women's Reserve, Office: "Firmly, I'd say, in Turning to an attractive looking
of their best known players are blonde he inquired, "And whatis
battles qver Sicily and Italy. arrived to make a tour of NAS, direct proportion to the deeds "
Lamar Davis of Georgia and Bobby n2Si- Jacksonville. they've perpetrated. We've got todo your name, please?
Dodd of Tech. Both players "West," she told him.
Georgia
call Prior to her enlistment, Lt. something to the leaders so
instruments In elevating Amos Alonzo Stagg, often "Ah Mae West I ?"
were key American Wilde was assistant to the presi- their Influence won't be carried on presume
the Bulldogs and Engineersto ed the grand old man of future "No," she snapped back. "My: ;
Illinois. to generations.
of Rockford College,
dent
80 but still expects -
lofty positions in college foot- football, is nearing name is June and please remember
of his strongest She received her B.A. from Mt. IVAN KIPP, S2c, NAGS, Yel-
have one
to that June Is whole lot hot"ter
ball last fall. a
low Water "I'm only 18 old
teams In '43. The long time Holyoke College in Massachusettsand : years "
.Ben-ing University of Chicago coach is her Masters degree from Co- and I'm not supposed to know than May.
of the Pacific lumbit University.This much about such things. But I'd
at the College
U here October 2, after which now is well fortified has been the first large say to deal with our enemies! firm- too harsh there'll be still anotherwar.
his squad
NATTC will take the road to play where members of the Navy and Naval Air Station that Lt. Wilde ly. If we're too lenient there'll A medium firm course Is

'forth 1 -."her Carolina 9. U. at Chapel Hill, with Marine training units. has visited for any length of time. just be another war. And If vr'r Nrt."




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Introduce Miss Breslow AtLee ,

Field; Red Cross Unit

I Produces BandagesBirds \L,1 ,.,

aren't supposed to be great 4 4h .
thinkers. Yet, at times their actions -
I might indicate some sixth : } -
sense. Take the following true : a

story that occurred at Lee Field,

as an illustration. \
A weary and sick bird hovered ,
over the plane-filled skies at Lee.
and then came in for a landing.
He could fly no longer. The boysat )!
the dispensary took him in tow
doctored him up a bit and he is .
now regaining his strength. The ,
problem is this:
Why with all the territory he '"
had at his disposal for a landing jf V /j
place did he select a Naval Air
Station as a spot to land? Why.

i' Indeed? ;
You see, that weary bird was .

'j f: found pigeon! to be a NAVY carrier : I ,

Further, a check-up by Communications .
has brought out the fact '
that his home base is not even in .
this district. I
The V-5 students now stationedat
Lee Field have completed the aQ > I )
e ;
first part of their training pro- I .
Admiral Andrew Calhoun McFall left center, William L. Erdmann
gram and now take up new duties Rear congratulates Captain I ,
with the squadron. To date, the center head of Aviation Training at this Station, upon reception of the Legion of Merit at a
future pilots have been engagedIn Wednesday morning. Reading from left to right. in the background are: Commander G. C. order.'I
military drill, attending lectures Commander John S. Thach of the Admiral's staff and Captain Arthur Gavin Commandant of the I

and training films.
The Urt'fi>lo"'s had a big blow- "

out baby recently daughter to to Introduce the commun their I Captain Erdmann Wins Legion Of I

ity. Chief Commissary Steward
IlreIow, accustomed to dealing I ,
In truckloads of potatoes, milk, I Captain William L. Erd- marines. Three other submarineswere fully In air units attached
etc., now must learn a completenew mann, officer in charge of so effectively attacked by his USS Cincinnati. USS New I
system of diet involving a I training on the staff of Rear squadron as to neutralize their and USS Oklahoma until
gram of this and a fifth of an striking power with respect to 1931. After a two year -
ounce of that.Supervisors I Admiral Andrew Calhoun Mc- concurrent surface operations in duty at the San Diego,
Mrs. Isabelle Moore Fall, chief of Naval Air Operational the vicinity." Naval Air Station, he .'
and Mrs. Frances McClung, report Training, Wednesday Captain Erdmann, a veteran of signed in July 1933 to X ';;:'
VFl based the USS
that the new Red Cross unit which | on 11
morning was read the citation extensive aviation duty at sea, received -
In June 1935 he was
was last month. has
organized
just a previous commendationfrom .
and the of I !
presented Legion to the air unit attached
far turned out 1525
so bandgages. a task force commander of i ., .J
:Merit Admiral :McFall in I cruiser Louisville and in June ( ?
However, they desire more Navy by a the Atlantic Fleet, for his leader- r" ,
he to the Bureau of &
I wives to participate in this pa- at the Main Admin- I reported ,.'
ceremony ship, persistence, high professional nautics in Washington, D. C. *, 1lJ.
r triotic service. Meetings are held I !. '
istration Building attainments, and fighting spirit as Returning to sea in May ;{
every Monday and Wednesday at The citation read: "For excep- a commander of a patrol plane Capt. Erdmann was in a ,...11
1300 in the community house of
squadron in successful operations
tionally meritorious conduct in the squadron attached to the
the housing area. Speak to your performance of outstanding serv- against enemy submarines duringthe Teal. He was detached
wives about it, Mrs. Shone
men. winter and spring of 1942.
ices to the government of the duty in September 1938,
and Mrs. Sanchez are also active A native of Greensburg, Indiana,
United States as commander of a served in air units based at
members. Patrol Plane Squadron. Boldly and a graduate of the U. S. Naval tle, Washington,: until
Prize statement of the week goes striking at the enemy with a Academy in 1924, he first servedin 1911, when he assumed
to Homer Gray, student of Freud, highly trained and strategically the USS California and then of a patrol wing based at
Schopenhauer, and Schlitz: disposed squadron, Lieutenant completed flight training at the meda, Calif. In June 1941
"Sometimes I wonder how I can Commander Erdmann and the men Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla., transferred to the Support
live with myself." under his command unquestionably in 1928. and remained on duty in the
Take it away, your witness! destroyed four enemy sub- Capt. Erdmann served success- Atlantic until June 1942.
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Named I Rear Admiral RandellIs Started Long Ago
Rear Adm. Gatch :I _
zr Medals and decorations
'Uudge Advocate General U. S. Naval ReserveRear It= 'usually worn on the left

Captain Thomas Leigh Gatch.USN' Admiral A. B. Randell, This custom is from the
of the Crusaders in
recently assumed his new
At
USNR, recently appointed Com- St. Vincent Hospital.
badge of their order near
duties as Judge Advocate Generalof
mandant of the U. S.
Maritime RM3c and Mrs. Robert Lee Trotta a
heart. Also, the left side
the Navy, and has been advanced Service, is the only merchant son Robert Lee. Jr., born Sunday, Aug.
the Shield side of the
to the of Rear Admiral
grade marine officer to have the distinc- 29.SC2c
for service in that position, tion of being commissioned rear and Mrs Thomas Roland a the shield which protected
Thomas Michael born Sunday heart and the badge of the
it has been announced by the Navy admiral in the U S, Naval Re- son Aug. 29.AM2c. .
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Department.In serve. and Mrs. Arthur Burton, a
the battle of the Santa Cruz -*Si daughter Sharon Lee, born Sunday.
Islands on 26 Oct. 1942 the guns Comforts Of Home Aug. 29.Lieut. .The Wolf by Sansone
of Captain Gatch's battleship shot OK) and Mrs Ray Lofton --
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NEW YORK (CNS) -'- Service- Dudley a daughter. Frederick Lucln- ( .r'e. IW b w-w 1.wrrw C w.n. w.r.
down 32 dive bombers and
enemy women staying at the Women's da, Sunday, Aug. 29. wi
torpedo bombers. Although his Military Service Club here draw Ensign and Mrs. William Mulligan,
vessel received only minor damagein lots every morning to see who a son. David Dwight, born Monday,
the attack, Capt. Gatch was so will tote the trays of coffee, toast I Aug. 30.AMM.
and Mrs. Duane LeRoy Eakin
seriously wounded by bomb
flying
and orange juice and who will be a son, John LeRoy, born Monday, Aug.
fragments that he was forced 'to lucky enough to have breakfast in 30.
relinquish his command. bed. CMMlc and Mrs. William Jacob
Roemer. a son John William, born

Naval Monday Corp. and Aug. Mrs.30. Don Reynolds a I'1',
School
Gunnery Near daughter Robin Radmon, born Monday,
i 30.Aug. 30.

Here Is Lieut and Mrs. Allan W. Smith, a
In World
Largest daughter Lynda Dolores, born Tues
day, Aug. 31. Samp-I, 1\\
Lieut. (Jg) and Mrs. Fred F. I
Sixteen months ago it was waste ing ranges fires more rounds in a son, Jr., a son Fred Ford III, bornTuesday
land and swamps. Today it's the Aug. 31.
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single day than the ownedby
largest Naval Gunnery School in gun Lieut and Mrs. Donald Ned do. a i4
the world. an average hunter will fire daughter Dona Anne born Wednes-
day. Sept. 1.
That's NAGS, near this Station. during his lifetime. On one day AMM3c and Mrs. Clarence Idel. a { '
The construction job was launched alone 31,000 shotgun shells were son. Jimmy Wayne, born Wednesday,
on May 20, 1942, and where fired at Sept. 1.Coxswain.
clay pigeons during
prac-
and Mrs. Billy E. DownIng -
once there was mush and scrubs
tice. The machine a daughter, Alice Marie, born
gun range now
f
there are now 66 buildings and 13 /
CI
Wednesday, Sept. 1. kr c
/ .r f '
nine full sized : diS
operates
miles of modern highways linkingthe railway AMM3c and Mrs. Robert Blair Peel-
many specialized divisions of ranges. On eight of them, gasolinecars ey. a son. Ronald Talbot born Wednesday -
the School. carry target sleeves zooming Sept. 1. "
Commissioned August 28, 1942, around the tracks. The ninth is E2c and Mrs. Frederick Pollett. a .
daughter. Margaret Ellen, born Thurs
NAGS is daily training selected the pride and joy of the officers.It day. Sept. 2. H "
Bluejackets and Marines to become i is an all electric system where. S2c and Mrs. Gerald A. Anders a I .
the best aerial marksmen in the i targets may be run at varying son. Herald Randolph, Jr., born Fri'
World In the first class of stu- speeds to confound the students day Sept. 3. ,
39 enrolled. The Sic and Mrs. Lucille Pat Bounds a
dents there were firing from standard airplane tur- '
daughter, Diana Carol, born Friday.
F second class expanded to 69. To- rets. Synthetic training devicesare Sept. 3.ACMM. i''S... i
day hundreds graduate every week. in wide use. More machine and Mrs. Andrew Green a I ', : o
The original training staff of gun barrels are worn out at Yel- son. William James, born Friday, Sept. ,
eight Instructors now numbers low Water in one day's training
\
more than 50. than our far-flung fleets wear out I lIOn AMM3c Henry and Thomas Mrs. III Henry, born Poole.Friday.r Why do you always drop in so late!!"

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