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Creation Date: February 17, 1944
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VOL. 1, No 48 Pfflj "JSJBPiuulruaiL|| 17 February, 1944

An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


Honor Enough To. Shake President's Hand Says Capt. Walsh I

Melodrama of President "Shakes" With Officer From Here I Famed Ace Is

Gay Nineties ,, Given Award

Here TonightTo .-/ i By F.D.R.

'T f ntj
the Main Station Auditorium A 29-year-old Marine pilot,

at 2000 tonight comes I blond, good-natured and not
one of America's stage hits of at all warlike in appearance,

the "gay nineties", and according ?, sat in the pilot's ready room
to all advance noticesit at VF4 here and related with
will be greeted by hisses, boos i' considerable feeling how he re-
applause, catcalls and cheers all ri acted last week when President
over the place Roosevelt hung the CongressionalMedal
-.. Entitled "T h e Drunkard. i of Honor around his neckin
the musical melodrama will be y SJti < the White House at Washington

..' :- presented here by a professionalcast D C
of sailors and civilian em The pilot is Kenneth A. Walsh
_ ployes from the Naval Air Station of Brooklyn, N. Y., who rose up
Daytona Beach The stage play through the ranks from ,a buck
scored such a howling success before private to captain. In fact, he
L Navy and civilian audiences in was promoted from first lieuten
Daytona Beach that special per- u ant to captain just two days after
mission was obtained to have it receiving the nation's highest military -
repeated here..tdniisslon. award from the Commanderin
Is free and seats t Chief

will be reserved for officers, Lt I "You can imagine how impressed
Kavniond 1'orsberg" assistant t ti 1)i I was," said Capt. Walsh
{station \Velfare and Recreation ? a p, "4s far a* being' decorated, by
Officer, announced. 7 the President, to be able to shake
"The Drunkard", also known as his hand Is honor enough without
!The Fallen Saved", is a story N receiving the medal," Walsh
about a black villain, a prince added.
charming hero and, naturally, the
When the President decoratedthe
heroine is as pure as the driven 1-
pilot, who won his wings as
snow Goodness triumphs over
evil, of course, with the foreclosure ; I a Marine buck private at Pensa-
the villain cola in 1937, Admiral Ernest .1,
of the mortgage, cun- .
ning plot to poison the hero with ( King':, Commander in Chief of the
L. S. Navy and Chief of Naval
demon rum and a happy ending. << >
The audience will participate in Marine Capt. Kenneth A Walsh of Brooklyn, N Y an instructor at VF4 here on this Station receivesthe Operations, Lt. General Alexander
the show by hissing the dastardly Congressional Medal of Honor from President Roosevelt at the White House last Tuesday. The 29yearold Vandegrift, Marine Commandant,
blackguard villain, cheering the flier won the country's highest award for heroism as a Marine pilot at Vella La Vella in the Pacific Assistant Secretary of the Navy
hero and joining The chorus in Witnessing the ceremony deft to right) are: Admiral Ernest J. King Commander in Chief United States Ralph Bard, and Mrs. Walsh, the
singing all the "gay ninety" songs. Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations; Lieut. General Alexander A Vandegnft Marine Commandant; As- hero's wife, were on hand for the
Forty singers and dancers from sistant Secretary of Navy Ralph Bard and Mrs. Walsh, the hero's wife, the former Miss Beulah Barinott, presentation
NAS Daytona Beach will providethe of Washington, D. C.-Cut( furnished through courtesy of the Associated Press and Florida Times- "I can hardly believe it yet,"
musical entertainment. Union.) I Continued on pace thre

The caM for 'The Drunkard"

'IM made up of former professional I Constant Teamwork Did It
actors now In the Navy Demand : Nazi VictoryIn Says
and civilian employe' at the Sta

tion.Ray McGill ARM2c, portraysthe I For More Aid In : ReverseJoseph Aircrewman Who Aided

role of Squire Cribbs, the mustachioed I Stalin recently congratulated -
villian He was in the pro- Red Cross RoomsFor Britain's home fleeton In Sinking Of U-Boat
fessional theatre for four years, sinking the 26,000 ton bat-
notably In J. B. Priestly's "Dan- tleship Scharnhorst, the last .. .... .,",'"
gerous Corners," which enjoyed a the past three months the German capital ship in fighting ".
long run on Broadway. Naval Air Station Unit of the Red trim. >ext day, Moscow's
Joe Starr, S2c, enacts the hick I Cross has topped the monthly I I Ked Star published" a cartoon ,1I
hero William Dowton. A song quota of surgical dressings assigned showing a forlorn Scharnhorst
and dance man Starr is a former to it. sailor disappearing Into the sea
Supper club solo entertainer from I -..
Why then the constant call for In the foreground frenetic Prop
New York. He 11 go through more volunteers Because Service aganda :Minister Goebbeis shouts

such numbers aa "The Bird in a
Into a microphone. "Germans,
Wives are apt to be transients
Gilded Cage", "The Old Gray
these days and the workers who we won a great, victory. The
Mare, "The Bowery" and "Who
assemble twice a week in the Sun- I German undersea. fleet han increased
Threw the Overhauls in Mrs.
In one stroke' by 26,000
day School Room
are an ever
Murphy'a Clamchowder "
changing J'roup.Fortunately; .
The part of The Drunkard is
there -' --'--- -- -
are usually
S. taken by W. J. Callahan, BMlc, a newcomers to fill the ranks of departing I

young different veteran roles actor to his with credit.some 50 I i members and service.carry on this I Two Records Are aI
very important war
Helen Montgomery, a blond Among those who have recently.
(ontinurd on page' k\tn' I i Cracked In Week
Continued oa pare seven' '
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Scene From "The Drunkard"Alas Instructors Get Kick

Out Of DevelopmentTwice

within one week the Aviation -

Gunnery Officer pistol range |
record has been broken by marks-
w men who, prior to coming to .
I -iWlII! '_ l-''''''''''IiL' jlI" J_._ ;"
NATTC, had never shot a forty- I James Cook, Aviation Radioman taste I had of teamwork flying
five Its hard to say who gets a Second Class at the Naval Air wITh other fellows. I'm glad we
greater kick out of record break- : Technical Training Center on this got it ''I}
ing pistol performances at A. G, Station attributes the sinking of "My squadron was based down '
a Nazi sub and knocking down two In South America, and we put
the officers who shoot the
10 I ? two enemy fighters to teamwork in a lot of hours on submarine
scores, or the instructors responsible among fellow bomber crew mem- patrol That's when we workedout
for the development of their bers. He knows it by experience-- that smooth running team
I skill, Last week Instructor Vincent he was the radioman gunner of work. "'8 all knew our job and
I T Bell AOM 2/c took a bow that crew. Cook was awarded the the other fellow'H too Ueiide,
for his fine job of converting Ensign distinguished flying cross for the each of IK was qualified gunner
,I P F Hurt, of Marlon, Va.. part he played In these actions. .
from a novice to a champion How- Cook volunteered for the Navy ""Well" he continued, "when the
ever, Hurt's new record score of little two at Chi- time came we were ready We
237 lasted only a few days. Ensign dago. caught a Nazi sub and sank )ter.
11r' H. E Essley, Jr., Cambridge, training at nearby Great Lakes. That-all I'd better tell about that
.'.... Mass., not only broke the record, Following this he was ordered to "I guess the real show," he
there's the villain in one of the scenes from "The Drunkard". I but became the first AGO studentto NATTCen Memphis, Tenn., for spe- went on, "was over in Africa. We
a melodrama to be presented at the Mainalde Auditorium here tonightby win The Qualified) Expert's cialized training in radio heard that some enemy fighterswere
a sailor cast from NAS Daytona Beach Actors In the scene are, ribbon by shooting 215 out of a "After that," said Cook. "I went making trouble, so our plane
left to right Ray McGill, W J. Callahan, J Watkins (back center), I possible 280. lie was coached by down to DeLand Fla, for opera- and another went out to $investi.1. -
August Vlakls (front center), Frank Ricks and Clifford Howard, Instructor W. I.: Keene, AOM 2/c. tional training. This was the first ('...ii.... .. ,ace' '&w.
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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 17 February, 1944'


I[ItfATTC Newsreel I Eastern Sea Frontier Commander Here fi '

The News Reel's story-of-the-
week embraces just a minute anda
half In the life of Chief Aviation
Ordnanceman Willis W. Lind- i
strom, NATTG instructor attachedto t
o s Aviation Ordnance School. It

was a very full minute and a half, ,
during which time Lindstrom be- f

being in the Navy during that came one of the very few
Cupid's Darts Are I pe- cans who have been run Amerl-j
riod, and has been with the gov- a twin engine Jap
ernment the past 15: years. Com-
ing to this Station in March over while machine guns from yr Wa I
both friend and foe splattered
Busy Despite Mad main Joe was building inspector and then in in the Interim A&R nearly every Inch of space around II I
him. But thats just part of the
and Overhaul before
coming backto
Wartime Activity A&R and his story.
present job.
Chief Lindstrom, who just a few .
inspectors make
good ma-
weeks ago was honored with the
By Quinn chinists and mechanics because
Presidential Unit Citation, arrived
Well, the cat's out of the bag or they insist on the highest stand- here in November after five
"Billie's in the bag" or words to ards of workmanship. Joe Hinsonis straight/,: years aboard the carrier
that effect. Mildred (Billy) Hen- a good inspector and a good Enterprise. This means that Lind-I I I
drix: the little brown-eyed, dark- fellow along with it. strom has been around, because'I
haired girl of Shop 20, and ACMMF. the Enterprise has been in on just I ..
E. Smigiel of 47 Spring is in the air. The
Shop Engine/: county about every major engagement/,: in
Overhaul have "done 'did it." Yep, agent says that your Victory Gar the Pacific, INCLUDING the A
they're married! den should be planted by March bombing of Tokyo 1 I j.f j.
Fact Is, they have been spliced! 15: so don't delay. Lindstrom's account of his ex- -'
since Nov. 28, and wouldn't let periences aboard the Enterprise
anyone in on the secret. But now, No hula-no music-no kisses, evidences two major enthusiasms.One .
as Smigiel says, "Billie's in the but I just saw an application fora is his admiration of Admiral ,
bag," and the cat's out-so wish $1,000 bond made out by SamuelW. Halsey, who was Skipper of the .I
this fine young couple well, folks. I Meyer, machinist in Shop 20. Enterprise earlier in the war. The ii iiw
He is a quiet sort of fellow except other is over the marksmanshipof 1
Chief W. A. Fitts of Shop 20 has when he is talking about his chick the anti-aircraft crew. When 1J
gone on a 10-day leave to his homein I ens, his garden or his work on air Lindstrom "nearly got it", the J
Sanford, Fla., and AMMlc C. O.Denkins scoops, but he doesn't have to doa gunners were having a field day-
is filling his shoes. Den- lot of talking-his money talks.Buy 84 Jap planes in 18 minutes! But,
kins has been on the night shift bonds! the Japs threw in more bombers in 1 !
almost a year, and finds the Soldiers and sailors overseas are their vain attempt to knock out J
change to the day shift quite re often setting the pace in bond buy the Enterprise. Lindy and one ofhis
Vice Admiral H. R. Leary (right) commander of the Eastern
freshing. ing for those at home. Last week mates were forward on the Sea
Stanley M. Chambers, AIM, in the light deck, watching a Jap bom- Frontier is shown with Rear Admiral A C McFall, chief of Naval Air
Everyone who knew Ellis Myles accessories division of A&R ap- ber just overhead, spill out heavy Operational Training, during an official visit to this Station last week.
Covell was shocked to hear of his proached Julius deR Quina, chief smoke. All of a sudden they saw This is headquarters for the NAOTC
untimely death which occurred on clerk, with the money for a $1,000 the stricken plane whirl, and be- -----
Mpnday, January 31, while he was bond. I fore they could even blink, make a
on duty with the Volunteer Coast The 91,000 bond was to be agift perfect landing right on the Enterprise Broadway Cast To Stage Three
Guard Reserve from Milton Chambers, a mas- with forward guns blazing.
Covell served as an inspector for ter sergeant, Army Air Corps, to The Jap pilot saw a chance to
the Tank Shop. No. 24, of the A&R: his mother. Sgt Chambers has bank into the huge mass of Am-
Shops, and was a very conscientious been serving overseas for the past erican planes aft and shove them Act Play At Mainside & NATTC
workman. That he had a wide 18 months and sends money back into the sea? Lindstrom remem-
experience in his association with regularly to his father for the purchase bers the details vividly: His pal
fellow workers and fraternal of War Bonds. yelled, "Hit the deck, our time has A new and novel type of USO Camp Show entertainment will be
groups is attested to bv his affilia staged for the boys in blue here :Monday and Tuesday.It's .
tions. with -other- war"plants and a play entitled "Whistling in the Dark," a comedy mystery
his memberships in many lodges Teamwork Did It drama with a Broadway cast of seven men and two women.
and association. Among some of Says AircrewmanWho The .schedule calls for "Whistling in the Dark" to be presented at
these groups were: Ionic Lodge, F. ---- 'the Main Station Auditorium at
& A. M., the Morocco Temple Sank U-Boat 2000 Monday and at NATTCen
Shrine, the Veterans of Foreign Continued from page. 0.. : Lucky Bag Quiz Auditorium at 1800 and 2000 on
Wars, Post No. 1689, the American Tuesday.
Legion, Post No. 88, and the Jack- gate. Sure enough, five of them Won By Marines \\hlntling{ in the Dark", by
sonville Dog Fanciers Association.He jumped us. Our pilot was smart. Laurence Gross and Edward C
is survived by his widow, He teased them out to sea a ways l ai I The Marines made it four to two Carpenter, has enjoyed a long
using evasive tactics Then we over the sailors in the "Lucky
Mrs. Mary Pallay Covell, and his run on Broadway and on road
parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Wallace turned right into them, light i I Bag" brain battle from the NAT tours throughout the country In
of Bellevue, Pa. His body was through their formation. They I TCen auditorium over WMBR last 1911 Red Skelton made a hit ax
forwarded to Pittsburgh, Pa., after scattered, and we knocked down Thursday night. the star of the latent film ><*rslon -
services were held in the Seashole .wo."Then I, i At the end of the second round of thin comedy] .
Parlors Tuesday afternoon. our pilot got on top of r the count was knotted, but Johnny The play here is directed by
fighter and rode him right
one Hess anchor man for the Marines,
CHIEF LINDSTROM: Alexander Kirkland, and runs a
down to the water. When the fighter I
Hear that our mutual friend, I proved the difference between the
full hour and a half with two brief
tried to duck out in a tight turn,
Pattie Fontaine Bennett, Produc- came!" The past tense struck himas I two teams. intermissions between the acts.
tion Control, Shop No. 24, has been I gave him a burst with the belly I significant, at the time. Hit High spot of the program was
forced to take a leave because of gun smack In his greenhouse. He the deck they did, and fast. The Sailor Bernard R. Burrell of Ma- It is a comedy plot, sparked bya
her doctor's orders. She Is to rest went in. I-I mean we got him." I American gunners returned the plewood, N. J., who caught a question menacing situation that will
two weeks or more. She tells me Cook patted the fuselage of the head on fire, though/,: Lindstromand having to do with radio com- challenge the imagination and skill
she doesn't know how she is goingto bomber next to which be was his mate were in the middle. ics. Burrell proceeded to give excellent of detection of any mystery fan or
"stood it" away from the hustle standing. The wings/,: of the Jap bomber Imitations of Red Skelton, detective story addict. The plot is
and bustle of the A&R, and she "It sort of makes me homesick passed right over the two ordancemen. Jimmy Durante and Charlie Mc- woven around a successful mys-
will really miss the friendly smilesof seeing this plane," he said. "She's Carthy in his answers. tery story writer who is unex-
her many friends. really beautiful isn't she ?" he con- They looked up, surprised to be The winning Marine team, In pectedly caught in the meshes of
Her home address is 2822 Cher- cluded, looking at the bomber still alive, in time to see one of addition to Hess, was composed of I a genuine murder plan involving"
okee avenue.It lovingly. the slickest maneuvers of the war. Hiram Brown of Houston, Texas: tough gangsters. How "Wally, the
V-3i The Skipper had not missed a and Ger Kasonovic of Meadville, I sad-sack mystery writer matches
is nice to see Joe HInson backin NEW OFriCERTlErOKTS thing. lie gave the order to swing Pennsylvania.The wits with the killers is a secret,
A&R again. Joe is now super- NAS MELBOURNE, FLA.-Lt. the bow sharply around, which sailors, who lost by only 20 but you will see the story enacted
vising inspector of the Metal and Comdr. M. C. Maione has relievedLt. when executed, gave the rolling points-90 to 70-weie Ken Hob- before your eyes when "Whistlingin
Machines Division. Comdr. A. C. Vorse as Avia- Jap bomber a neat brush off. She den of Brookline Mass., Burrell, the Dark" is staged here.
lie is a veteran of World War I, tion Training Officer. just rolled off the side of Enter- and C. L. Phillips of Kansas City, The full program Is aa follows:
Dedicates To Comdr. R. R. Johnson Nobody won the jackpot. The
Song question was, "What two Navy L. Gross and E. Carpenter .
planes have been dubbed the 'ter- Directed by
rible twins' of the Navy's air CAST Alexander Kirkland .

arm >" The correct answer was the Hilda...................?.............riuho Stuart
s Hellcat and the Corsair. Joe balvatore..............William Weysa
Slim hcanlon..................Kenneth Dana:
Ten dollars is now in the jack- Charle .Shaw....................William Bush
pot and more will be added when Herman 1.f'.kowltl..1>on (Jrumo.
,# I the two teams tangle tonight over Jacob Dillon................8et ton Bennett

t,4 I WMBR at 2030. Wallace Van l'orler..Alh'n Uuren_...Natalie ChlUera Kf"arnsTohy
I TTi 1'ollc 1t'rR"f'ant..c.oril'ft: : HpelvlnSinopuln
h' ta of tjieneaIrving
Army Curtails Art 1
I room at Jacob Dillon
OCS hove near Sptiyten Dujvll\ suburb
Operations of New York City, late afternoonIn

WASHINGTON (CNS) The March. Act 2
Army's officer candidate schools The .arne-I0 o'clock the followIng -
.ad which have a total of 240,000 grad- night.
uates, now have been Act 3
reduced to a 5:30-the following morning
h monthly graduation list of from .
sw Binge manager-heymour Uroia.ji
2,500 to 3,000 with a further cut in -\ ____ _
prospect according to the War Department -

Notify Directory If
High point in OCS graduationswas

reached in December, 1942, Mail Doesn't ArriveAny
7r t when 23,000 candidates became officers -

ty Between June, 1942, and department or individual .
I t November 1043, almost 15,000 of failing to receive within 24 hours
> '. the graduates were enlisted men any communication purported to
9 selected in the combat areas and have been placed in an outgoing
I sent home for training. Yard Mail basket Is directed to

1' A advise the Directory, Station post
f : prise, and that was that, or almost office, at either extension 778 or
.U.l.lod Multi (' tV> Ale-.clan First! Cia: -.. is the composer of a new march called "VVings' of gold," Going off she sliced an SBD neatly 8444. An investigation will be
\ which he has dedicated to Comdr. Robert R. Johnson (center. Executive Officer on this Station. Fultz in half, leaving the radioman made immediately.
} and Chief Musician W R. Parker (right), director of Commandant's Band are shown presenting the musical gunner and pilot minus cither tail Serious complaints concerning
score and recording to Comdr. Johnson. "Wings of Gold" was introduced by the Commandant's Hand, structure or fuselage. Thats the either U. S. or Yard Mail shall be
r[ directed by Parker, on the "Wings Over America" broadcast Tuesday night 15: February over radio sta- picture you saw in HO many newspapers submitted to the Station Mail Officer -

So tion WJHP. and newsreels. Remember in writing.I .

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February; 1944 JAX AIR NEWS r.r Paga TKr*


4 Teacher and Star Pupil Shake Honor FD'S Enough Hand To Auxiliary Air Station Wins Pennant i iI" j

- Says Capt. Walsh w
Continued from pate sae *' !

says the Captain.
Capt. Walsh is a fighter plane T _
instructor here. lie returned
from the Pacific war theatre last
October, spent three months on
a lecture tour of Navy pre-fllght
schools, and reported here 8 Jan-

I The :Marine pilot distinguished
b $
SP' d himself during Pacific combat action t

t\ 1 by shooting 20 Japanese planesout : w
\ of the skies, and the Medalof
Honor citation also specifies two

s + u Nx particularly outstanding missions a
last 15: August and 30 August.
It was on 15 August that Cap.t
+ r Walsh was credited with engaging .

Japanese dive bombers that .i
were trying to bomb U. S. destroy i
er forces near Vella Lavella. As

division leader of a Corsair squad. .
ron, Walsh led the attack that
played havoc with nine Nipponese 1rrk
- bombers. He personally accountedfor
Mu two of the Japs and his own

? >,- )11' plane was so badly riddled by
4fk t enemy fire that it was literally + f
tossed intb the Junk heap.
: \
(: :- The second specific action upon I.
which the :Medal of Honor award
,." i was based took place on 30 Au

----'" gust. Walsh was escorting Army ,
B24's to Kahili airdrome on Bou r.s' .
gainville when they were attackedby
50 Japanese Zeros Badly outnumbered .

t ;;'. Walsh and the rest of

., .,/ the Corsair escorts engaged the ..
Japs in a searing fight. The Japs
a.. trailed the Americans for 70 milesin Comdr. William H Ashford, commanding officer of the Naval Auxiliary -

,' .. 'H< y', an intense air battle, but before Air Station at Green Cove Springs, is shown above receiving the
: 0; it was finished Walsh had Navy War Bond Pennant from Capt. Arthur Gavin, commandant of

Chief Radio Electrician John Baltusnik (right), of the Aviation blasted four Zeros out of the skies this Station, and WAVE Lt. (Jg) Helen Clemson station war bond offi-
Radio School, NATTC chats with Edmund "Jake'' Jachym, ARMlc, and was shot down himself. He cer. The pennant, presented during ceremonies at the Green Cove

an instructor in the school. Early in the war Baltusnlk divided made a crash water landing near Springs Auxiliary, signifies 90 per cent participation by military personnel .,
his time between combat flying and setting up a school at Pearl Vella Lavella and was swimming"for in the War Bond allotment program.
Harbor in which to train sorely needed radiomen gunners. Jachym all I was worth" when he

was in the first of his classes to graduate and has been brought In was picked up by his own forces ARM1c WARE Recounts ,
for shore duty after 075 hours of flying time over combat areas off the beach. Flying -

including Midway, Guadalcanal and Bougainville. "Jake" Jachym Walsh was a member of the .
U from Westfield, Mass. He enlisted in the Navy in 1932 and first Corsair squadron to go into Aboard PBY With 35 Persons
eventually became a Navy gunner. Today, as a result of a decision action in the Pacific
which he made on Dec. 7th, 1941 at Pearl Harbor, he's trained to By shooting! down four Zeroson Standing Room Only! .
take his particular slap at the Japs with aerial gunnery insteadof 30 August, Walsh raised his That was the situation In a nutshell last April when a PBY set a
with sixteen inchers official total to 20 and lourlrobablt'S new record in the Solomon Islands by safely flying with 35 persons anda
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him heavy
making one cargo
the four top air aces of \\orkl The Catalina Flying Boat was crowded as a Jacksonville bus on
Toll In Blood Small If Sweat And War II Ills squadron, righting Saturday afternoon, according to ARMlc Abbott K. Ware of VPB2

121, has accounted for 68 enemy No. 1, who was the radioman aboard the PBY on its famous rescue
s Toil High Enough Before Invasion"The planet and 20 probables. mission trip.
Shortly before his departure to Y squadron was doing a lot of rescue work in the Solomon -

capture of Kwajalein shows what careful, deadly Washington, Walsh was presented area," recalls> Ware "On this particular occasion we were tofly

preparation can accomplish," comments Chief Radio Elec- the Air :Medal by Capt. Arthur In, leave some provision for a unit based on a tiny Island near
Gavin, Commandant of this Station Jan-held. territory.
trician John Baltusnik, of the Aviation Radio School, Naval -
The PBY also had orders to pick
''Air Technical Training Center, "The price in blood can be According to the official tem- up two Japanese who had been

kent small if the nrice in sweat and toil before striking- is porary citation accompanying the taken prisoner. USNAAS At Green

high enough." The remarks are -- --- Air Medal, it was awarded to Native canoes loaded with men

especially significant, coming from Walsh for meritorious achievementas darted out from the beach and they Cove Is
Mr. Baltusnik, because they sum i a fighter pilot in theSolomon began unloading the provisions. Flying
up his enthusiasm for his Job of Islands area from May 13 to June Other boats came out with men,
training future combat aircrew- i 16, 1913, when he shot down threeof women and children and it then Honor Pennant
men. This is a job, incidentally, the 20 Jap planes credited to developed that there were 22 Chi
which began for him at Pearl Har- him and "participated !in escort nese who had been hounded by the

bor, shortly after the Japs struck. missions and strafing attacks of Japs from place to place. To the Signifies That Ninety
often in the face
Badly injured in a crash while enemy positions consternation of the PBY pilots, Per Cent .
of concentrated anti-aircraft fire. ParticipateIn ;
trying to Intercept the Jap air they learned they were expected to
The citation Admr.W. .
signed by
attack of December 7, 1911 Baltu- was evacuate them with all their luggage Allotment ProgramThe
F. Halsey.At .
snik was later flown back to Pearl .
the same ceremony, Captain Commandant's War Bond
Harbor on the last plane to leave That made 35 persons--22 hap- Pennant
Gavin also presented the Pacificair is flying from atop the CTI
Wake. Island before its fall. Re- veteran with a permanent citation pily Jabbering Chinese refugees, Administration Building at US *
covering from his injuries after QUESTIONSANSWERS for the Distinguished Fly- two sullen Japs, nine crew mem- NAAS, Green Cove Springs today,
three months, Baltusnik tackled
ing Cross he won on the East bers, a Marine Corps correspondentand making the successful conclusionof
; one of the most difficult and unIque ARE PRINTED ON
( doctor.
Indian battlefront last year. The a Navy the most intensive war bond _
of the He divided <
Jobs war. PAGE 8.) DFC was awarded for action during "They were stacked up all over campaign in the history of the sta- ml
his time between combat flying I
I March, 1913, when Walsh at- the bunks against the tion.
and setting a school in whichto 1. Name two of the three men packed :
train sorely up needed radiomen who were or are now, Vice Presidents tacked enemy shipping, shore installations bulkhead, bitting on top of ev- Capt. Arthur Gavin, USN, Com-
at Pearl Harbor. Within of the United States who and aircraft "with aggressive ery locker-there wasn't an inch mandant, presented the flag to .
ten months, he trained scores of are now living fighting spirit and"utter to spare," relates Ware, a 29-: Comdr. W. H. Ashford Jr., commanding i
men. Edmund "Jake" Jachym, 2. El Salvador is the smallest disregard of personal safety. year-old native of Westwood, officer at Green Cove .
ARM 1/c now an instructor in the country in size on the American Capt. Walsh was born in Brook- Mass. Springs, in a brief ceremony attended -
radio school here, was in his first continents. True or false? lyn in 1914. He enlisted in the "I was in the waist hatch on by all hands last Thursday
I S class to graduate. 3. What colors do you find on Marine Corps as a buck private in the takeoff, but I understand that afternoon
On the Saturday before the the Navy Cross ribbon T December, 1933. Pvt. Walsh be- the pilot was sorta shaky until the "The pennant itself is symbolic ->a"
Battle of :Midway, Baltusnlk 4. Match these columns cor- came a NAP in 1937 when he won big plane got clear of the water. of your own will to tackle a Job
graduate 15 men, who were rectly. In column two is the loca- his wings at Pensacola. He was Then all he had to worry about and get it done properly and in a
then rated ARM 3c.'. The next tion of each sports place listed in commissioned a second lieutenantin was setting it down again." hurry," Capt. Gavin declared In
day all 15 participated In the column one 1912 and was promoted to first Ware says it was a short hop his presentation speech.
lieutenant 1 1913.
great how at :Midway, tiof: a. Soldiers Field v. New Orleansb. on June fortunately requiring about two "It is also symbolic of the
The and Mrs. Walsh the
the new graduates winning the Ebbets Field w. England Captain hours. kind of work you are doing out
former Miss Beulah Barinott of
DTC for the part they played In c. Orange Bowl x. Brooklynd. that on the line, up In the air and inevery '.
D C. make their Since everything
Washington. now goes up
Sugar Bowl Chicago office. You '
loaded y. have
Milking Jap captured
home at 4318! Sappho avenue, must come down, the PBY pilots (
their return to I'earl Harbor Wimbledon z. Miami Jacksonville sweated out the landing with their the real spirit of fighting the .f
just a week after- their gradua- 5. Marine MaJ. Joe Foes and unprecedented load. home front. Keep it UI'V.., >
tion these six men were already Marine MaJ. Gregory Boyington of must expand our efforts. We 1
advanced In, rate to ARMlc.: World War II and Capt. Eddie New Bronze Star Medal "When the plane hit the water must always strive to do a better
Restless for straight combat, I RIckenbacker of the First World you never heard such a screeching Job." ,
Baltusnik was finally granted a War Jointly hold the record for Approved By President sound in all your life" says Ware, Attainment of the goal of a reg

change of duty which sent him to the number of enemy planes shot president Roosevelt last week describing the landing. "It sound istration of more than 90 per cent ..
Guadalcanal. For his outstandingwork down. How many planes are each created a new medal for heroic or ed as if the bottom were comingout of all hands climaxed an Intensive r
he was placed on Admiral of these aces officially accredited meritorious service by members of of the plane. But the plane 60-day campaign in which 300 per .
Mitscher's staff He is high in with blasting out of the skies? the Navy, Army, Marine Corps and I came to a stop and when we real cent more bonds were purchasedthan '1\
his praise of the Seabees and Ma- 6. Three well-known world I leaders Coast Guard. The award is desig- ized that everybody was safe I for any previous period of
rines at Guadalcanal, with whose are inveterate smokers. Iden- nated as the bronze Star Medal. think everybody" heaved a big sighof equal length since the station
help he was able: to set up radio tify (a) the cigar smoker (b) the The President authorized award relief. was started. (
stations, though under constant pipe smoker, and (c) the cigarette ing of the medal to those who on That's a record passenger load 7 December only 32 per cent rOn .
Japanese attack. Shortly after the smoker or after 7 December, 1941, have or for a PBY, as far as is known, of the officers and men were reg- .

raid on Munda, Baltusnik was 7. The Navy's SBD's were originally In the future may distinguish istered for war bond allotments. 4
ft given shore duty and assigned to designed by Douglas but themselves by heroic or meritorious GARDENS OPEN TO PUBLIC When the drive ended 5 February {-9
NATTC here at Jacksonville Priorto can you name the original designers achievement against the enemy more than 91 per cent had regis :)
aviation, Baltusnik, who has of the F6F, PBY. F4U and The Army Air Force already On Sunday, 19 February, a tered. Tardy registrations are still
had 21 years in the Navy, was a the PV had such an award. number of Jacksonville gardenswill being received.
radioman aboard battleships, 8. When the king was in the be open to the public, if Thirteen departments now .show ,
cruisers and submarines. This counting house, where was the b. Union of Stalin Soviet Republics weather permits, from 1400 until 100 per cent participation. The
weeks papers carried the story of queen?!' 1300 Service men and their families Flight and Engineering Depart- >
i I the loss of the S-41. This was the 9. How many states start with c, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics are cordially invited to visit ments, by far the largest on the
Sub on which he served, and he'd the letter "B"? these gardens. A list of the gar- base, did especially notable work ,
followed her exploits Just as en- 10. USSR Is used in the news d. United Soviet Stalingrad Rus dens, with addresses, will be published In demonstrating to all hands the
thusiastically as though he were often. Does it stand for: sia.Turn in the Sunday Times UnIonIn Importance and worth ot'.war ,,11.
still aboard her. a, United States of ,Russia ( to Page 8 for An/were.! ) "Garden Notes." bond allotments.



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Personnel at the Naval Air Station, the Naval Air Tech By COMMANDER R. R. MARKEN, (ChC), USN
nical Training Center, the Headquarters of the Naval AirOperational ,
Training Command Naval Auxiliary Air i Station
Green Cove Sprints. Naval Auxiliary Air Station f Brotherhood Week. and the Navy
Cecil l Field I Naval Air Gunners'' School, the U. S. Naval
Hospital and Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities, MayporU
i Recently I asked our elation Jewish Chaplain

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall USN Jacob K. Shankman, to write a message on Brotherhood .
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training Week. This is what he wrote,, and I agree

Captain Arthur Gavin. USN, wholeheartedly with his point of view
Jacksonville Naval Air Station "The motto on the great seal of the United Statesis
# PLURIBUS UNUM'. These words
( B. A-VG 'E mean 'one
Captain Joseph Lynch ), USNR
Commanding Officer out of many' and they symbolize the history and
Naval Air Technical Training Center
ideals of our country.

j Captain John Commanding J. O'Malley (MC), USN i "From many lands various racial stocks with

U. S. Naval. lob l diverse religious points of view came together to

Commander Edward E. Dolecek, USN, build, as Lincoln said, 'a new nation conceived In 0

Naval Commanding Air Gunners'Officer School liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men

# created equal'. Pilgrim and Baptist, Quaker
are and
Commander William H. Ash ford. Jr., USN
Commanding Officer Huguenot, Calvinist and Catholic, Jew and Greek
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove Springs
""fa :, Orthodox-they all turned their backs on bigotry

Commander Commanding Samuel Officer G. Mitchell, M'91 ji t and intolerance and helped fashion this free republic.In .

Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field the early struggle Lafayette and Kosclnocko, van

Lieut Col. Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Ret), c-.p .IVA Steuben and Haym Solomon-Frenchman, Pole, German

Commanding Marine Barracks Officer and Jew-fought side by aide' with Washington.Out .

of their experiences they learned that men who
Lieut Cot. William T. Evans USMC (Ret),
Commanding Officer SPACE LIMITED were different could live together with an honest
Marine Aviation Detachment
Contributions to the Jax Air News are always welcome. However, respect for each other's differences and yet could
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service due to the lack of space, poetry or other creative t'fforts111 have tobe work together for their common welfare and mutual
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited better than in order to This
just average get under the Hire. Is
without permission of CNS. War Department, 205 E, advantage. They knew that men need not be in uniform
due to the fact that while we have extended our coverage to the
42nd St. N. Y. C.
I VATTCenter, our number of pages remain the name. in order to be united; and the history of Amer.

So, If your poem, article or story is not used, it may not be becauseof ica is a living example of such uninterrupted teamwork .
Father of His Country any lack of merit but merely that there just Isn't the space. "'&' throughout the years. Brotherhood has been
hope that you will try again, as the editors of the Jax Air News are the secret of our national life.
Rather than for his accomplishments as always on the lookout for good material. We do not want to discourage -I
President, George Washington, whose birthday any of jour contributions; as a matter of fart, we would like even I "It is fitting, therefore, that our nation should

we celebrate on Tuesday, is rememberedfor more.material.But we want you to know "", h)'" in case we don't use any of I observe annually the institution of Brotherhood

his work as commander-in-d Uet of the your Week. This is a sign of American healthy-minded.

colonial armies. It was his determination to X A TIC ness Sponsored by the National Conference of Cinjtians .

unify these scattered armies in one fight for Read Any Good Fiction: and Jews and celebrated in the form of good.

liberty that made it possible for the United Also the Hills, by Frances Parkinson will meetings, it is an object lesson iri, understandingand

States of America to come into existence. Books Lately? Keyes.The democratic living. It insists' that Protestants,

For this task alone, if none else, Washington .. war and makes his two up sisters.a New Englander Catholic' and Jew have much more in common than

deserves a place among the immortal men -:-":: '--M' Arrival and Departure, by Arthur dit' dea them. It proclaims that we are all Amen.

who made this country the haven for all peo- < Koestler. cans whether toe came to Plymouth Rock or to Ellis
,: A brilliant psychoanalytical novel
ple inspired with a search for freedom. It was !f' by the author of "Darkness at Island. In these dayi of joint sacrifice and struggle
Washington's will, his grit and his courage F' I Noon." -when the Kidds, Kellcys and Cohens lay down

which made it possible for a handful of free Bulldog by H. C.Drummond McNeile.The Strikes Back, their lives for our cou"try-it reminds us particularly '

people to defeat the greatest tyrant of the screen, radio and book detective of our common responsibility to build an ever
time.Washington f''; single-handed.Haven England practically better and nobler America. Falling as it does close

is truly the "Father of His <: Q Home Is the Hunter by Gontrande to the birthdays of our two greatest Americans,
Country." Let us keep his sacrifice constantlyin ,., Poncins. Washington and Lincoln, it is a solemn declarationon
mind as we fight today to keep what he ',,',> The disintegration of an old the part of all our people, no matter what their
French ,
provincial family seen racial strain, national conviction
origin or religious ,
so nobly entrusted into our hands. Let us be through the eyes of the old butler. to respect each other and labor together for our

thankful that on a February 22nd many t '. Mrs. Cassatt's Children, by RuthPowerO'Malley. republic.

years ago a George Washington was born. Ii.__' _,:...1; A realistic novel. about a Virginia "Nowhere have I seen this principle exemplifiedbetter
For without him the United States of Amer- Alain Station Library grande her famll dame'. who ruled and ruined than in the Navy. As a Jewish Chaplain
ica might never have come into being. New Books: New > whose duty it is to visit other stations I have had
Stories for Men, edited
Alden & by the wholehearted of Catholic Protestant
--i 4 Westcott, The United Charles Grayson. cooperation or -
States Navy, padres; it has always been generous and un
Thlity-slK hairy-cheated tales by
A History.Ayres contemporary writers. hesitating. Arrangements for worship by one groupare
"Dragging"There Basic Mathematics for Avi What Men Live By: Russian stories willingly made by the chaplain of another faith.
have been numerous complaints by ation. and legends by Leo Tolstoy. One chaplain missed his chow because he had to
Bellamann, Victoria Grandolet. drive me in a jeep to another station where I could
sailors that is certain click of Non-Fiction:
many there a Camp "Itetreat Hell! A novel. catch a plane hop home. This spirit permeates our
men who continue to "drag in the chow line." Carroll, Dunnybrook. Aviation R. Annual of 1944 edited by Corps."It .
M. Cleveland and F. P. Gra-
All the opposition of the other men in line Casey A reporter', Such Interesting stories People, ham. is not fictitious brotherhood; it is but an illustration -

does not seem to deter them from their deter- Clausewitz, The Living Thoughtsof Recommended by all the big shots. of the splendid teamwork and cooperationwhich
mination to make life as uncomfortable as Clausewitz, Electricity and Its Applications to you find in the Navy. To paraphrase Theo
possible for the rest of their shipmates.Now Presented by Green. Civilian and Military Life, by dore Parker, 'brotherhood is not when I say I'm
Collins The FBI in Peace and Charles A. Rinde.
War, your brother but when I say that you are my
this on the surface seems to be a Introduction by J. Edgar Hoover Fifteen Decisive Battles of the brother'. As one young sailor pertinently told me,
relatively small matter, but it speaks a lot Craven, Cartoon Cavalcade. World, by Edward S. Creasy. 'That's what we're fighting for!' This is the meaningof
Dickinson, Aircraft Construction Robert H Murray has added nine
for the of the who Brotherhood Week.
personalities men are Handbook. more Included Is the decisive bat

doing the "dragging" It is quite obvious Hynd, Betrayal From the East: tie none of of the World Hu.o-Japanellt', Wars I find war II but "As we struggle on to ultimate victory, let us not ..,
that they have failed completely to realize The Inside Story of Japanese Gunners Get Glory, by Lloyd forget the prophet's pointed query: 'Have tee not
Spies In America. Wendt.Lt. all one Father; hath not ore Cod created us!''
that cooperation with their fellow men is one Identification: The World's Military .
of the fundamental basis of our American Naval and Air Uniforms, Armed Hob Huard! Herry's story of the

Democracy. It is because of the spirit of cooperation Insignia and Flags. It's a Funny World, edited by Gur- I L Divine Services I
For reference me only ney Williams.
and understanding that the United Janeway, The Walsh Girls. Two hundred fifty cartoons from
States has and and becomeone Kershner One ('0111..1''...
grown prospered Humanity, Proll'ltant Chapel: Muslin Read and Itlrmlncham Avenue.noo"X .
of the most powerful nations in history. A Plea for Our Friends and Allies Malta Magnificent, by Francis 07l --;loly Communion,
In K11 Gerard. Divine service
Fair play We'll all need lots of it whenwe Kingsland) rope& Seager, Navigation. One who went through the siege (0030)!WO--Training Sunday; Center Divine service.

go on duty overseas. It is something thatis Leeb, Defense. tells bombed the story of history's most 1.1-; <.f>npa, | School Divine (Ben small l'f.chapel,

not only expected out there but demandedas :McIntosh Pilots. Radio Navigation for Practical Island Radio for War Training, Catholic 1M:5-Vf'8per: (' service.ipel: Muttln\ Road Avenu
well. It is idea to in by M. N. Beitman. 0630-Mass. Birmingham
a good get practicenow. Mantle, ed., Best Plays of 194243.Moorehead OOO-J\lasll.;
Seventy Thousand Miles of
The End )in Africa War 083O-Mass.
So, those of you who are guilty of "drag The Navy at War: Snapshots by W.! W. Chaplin.of the little man under 09.10 1100--Mass.Mass.

ging in the chow line," and you know who bat Paintings Artists and Drawings by Com fire 1700' _-Mans.cle"
A Ship to Remember, by Alexander ( "nl"'l' Muslin Road sad Birmingham
you are, how about remembering that the Nilson & Hornung, Practical Radio Griffin. ",.nu...

other fellow is hungry, too, and that maybehis Communication.Nilson The saga of the Hornet "1100-..,, Small' chapel
job is just as important as yours is and & Hornung Radio Operating Such Interesting People. by Robert (small .Jhapel)1"1! M"iUl1 Read aDd Birmingham l l Averse
: Questions answers. J. 1$00-Sabbath
Casey. ? service (Friday),
that he can't afford to wait, either. How Richmond, Introduction to Sex Hob Casey pauses between war (('&- abbath service (Friday).
about it? Education. books to reminisce about some of 0$10-De\ollone (Saturday).
Schulman "Where's ?" his lEa n I..r colleague, 1000--Devotions (Sunday) Cecil Field.
--iii! Stories ,of a news Sammy photographer. The SuzY-Q, by Priscilla Hardison. I)
t The pilot' wife tells of "her"
Freedom Or Anarchy? Target The :Army Germany.Air Forces'' Official theaters fort which nl war.fought In all seven- From Other Papers I

Story of the VIII iSomber Com- Shall
It's my life and it's nobody's business what I mand's first .. Ilnrope They Inherit the Earth, by
!. do with it." Thurber, Men, Women and Dogs. Otto Zoff. Firearms Instruction
We all have heard these things, and sometimes Van Paassen, The Forgotten Ally. hlldren What the war has done to the
have said them ourselves. But have we ever stopped Ward Gilbert Keith Chesterton. We Followed Our Hearts to Holly Indoctrinating all hands In the use of the 38
to think what would happen if everyone said that, Weatherford, Manual of Naval wood, by Emily Kimbrough. Calibre pistol, the Gunnery Department this week
and acted on it? The only way freedom can be maintained Correspondence I "Our Hearts Were Young and started classes at the NAS ordnance range After
JI by accepting certain restraints, which' are Weir, Elementary Mathematics for fJay"-in yearn after learning the correct procedures of handling and load-
binding. on all of us, not just on the other lellow.-- the Machine Trades./ Winged Victory, by Moss Hart.. In,!. each man will fire 10 rounds at a distance of

THE FLYING JAYHAWK, Olathe, Kan ,Zoff, They Shall Inherit the Earth. The Forgo play now about running the in New Army York Air wenty.five 1Vesh. yart18.:-TUE' SKY. WRITER; Pascal, I,


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X51 Gl Two despondent looking young sailors walked into the

Y S Main Station Disbursing office a few days ago and stood
' .r' f looking at the clerk of them
1 e faI e sheepishly. Finally one spoke up.
"We were wondering if it would be possible to borrow some

money from the Red Cross," he said looking anxiously at his

companion.The .
clerk replied that Red Cross lent money to all servicemen -

__ providing it was for emergency purposes. One of the featured roles in the

Well, this is an emergency," USO stage show, "Whistling in
the sailor returned "Here I'm I duction to be sent to this Stationin the Dark," will be played by Allen
getting shipped out and I don't more than a year. Let's hope itsa Kearns when the production plays
have a cent on me" good bne. here on Monday night. Kearns, who
"Where are you going?" has had a long and colorful the-
"I don't know. All we were told You can expect a substantial atrical career, was the highest paid
: change in the, present movie policy
was that we were getting shipped. song-and-dance man on Broadway
: "What's your name?" by the first of next month. It will during the 1920's.
The sailors told her and the certainly be for the better and I
_____ clerk proceeded to look up their don't think that any one of us will them :No editor pays much
i I records. Then smiling: she turnedto complain about it when the an- attention> to an unsigned communication
: V the two "boots." nouncement is made. The Red Cross
"you're not going anywhere. just will probably conduct a cam-
now," she said "This just means 81\IOKIE8-You'\'e never seen paign to raise some money soon
that your pay records hate been such desperate sailors as when Just let jour conscience be .
"Being a woman in uniform isn't so grim," says Ensign 'Elizabeth trans/erred from 'boot camp' to I the coke machine Is empty In the I your guide Remember you
:Adams, student in the Aviation Gunnery Officer's School, NATTCen, the main station" Ad Annex You'd think they'd ran get jour voting cards at the
"Shiver my timbersit's fun!" Ensign Adams is shown sawing a block Both of them heaved a sigh of been drifting In an open boat In Personnel office If you wantto
:with which to set up an aviation gunnery training device. relief and went bounding down the the Pacific for days or more vote, you'd better get one and
Ensign Adams Is a former news reporter from Tucson, Ariz. "Watch stairs, happier and wiser sailors If any of you write letters to the mall It right away SMOKING : -
the Waves" she says. "The girls in uniform are developing a strong than when they came up. Jax Air News, you'd better sign LAMP'S:: OUT.

sense of independence which comes of living in the present but thinkingin
the future. That's why so many of us requested the Aviation branchof HIT OF TilE WEEK-An of- AMUSEMENT CALENDARMOVIES
the Navy, and why we are getting such a kick out of our assignments ficer who was driving and listenIng
." Ensign Adams has no idea what sort of assignment she will to "Gang Busters" on his car
'" get upon graduation The Officers in charge of the AGO school say radio heard the wall of a siren.
k:' that she is doing a great job. Taking it for granted that It (No. after each- show !f. playing: date at Stud Officers'- Aud.)
came from the radio, he waited Week of February 17-24
handsome blonde with classic fea- for something exciting to hap MAIN STATION THEATRE
tures, fine complexion, perfect fig- pen In the story. And it was
; Breezes dressed, and only the blinking of red lights In Sunday-"Song of Russia," Susan Peters, Robert Taylor ((21).
:: ure, beautifully -
Witness: "I don't care to his mirror that made him realize Monday-"The Sullhans! Anne Baxter, Thomas Mitchell (22)).
::.i 1 Salty Humor From cute the gentleman. Any one prose-might that a real ambulance was Tuesday-"Uninvited"Ray" Mllland, Ruth Hnssey! (23)).
r make the mistake." behind him. lie pulled- to the side \\'NlnesdaY-"ltatlonln, Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main (25)).
c .1 Here And There same just in time as the ambulance Thursday-"Casano\a in Burlesque," Joe Brown, June Havoc (27).
zoomed by "Career Girl" Frances Langford, Craig Wood (Student- Offi
-_ +'f A La HollywoodHeard Why :Not cers' Aud. only).
I "That Chilian Insulted I .
me by
at a Hollywood gathering -
t-' Tex Mance, cowboy deluxe, is
;a : I offering me beer. I anxious to get hold of a Stetson NATTC AUDITORIUM
"y f' "That's a nice new suit your "And what did you do? hat. Any of :you fellows who know Today, 1800, 2000-"Standing Room Only," Fred MacMurray, Edward
't'tf' husband has." "Why" I just. swallowed the In- where he can get one might get Arnold and Patilette Goddard, though successful business people
f< "But it Isn't new." ,I sult. in touch with him because Tex is rent their services out as a butler and a maid In order to
,.I f."lt: "Well, there's something different I just as lost without his hat as you get quarters. A riotous remedy results.
; about him." A Kind Word might be without your pants.An Friday, 1800, 2000-"Jane Ejre," with Joan Fontaine, Orson Welles,
I.':" "Yea, he's a new husband. I A tailor dropped into a local :Margaret: O'Brien, and John Sutton. Charlotte Brontes' novel
; restaurant. A sprightly waitress electrician's mate bought a is filmed faithfully with Orson Welles placing a gloomy
Meet Kipling inquired, "May I take your or- box of Valentine candy for his wifea Mr. Rochester.-
': Editor: And are you sure that der" few days ago and tried to takeit Saturday 1800, 2000-"In Our Time," with Ida Luplno, Paul Henreld,
this story is original? "Yes," he replied, "Two eggs through the gate. The Marine Nancy Coleman and :Nazlmo\a. A dramatic picturization of
Sailor: Certainly it is. and a kind word." guard stopped him and refused to the Nazi domination Poland..
Editor: Great Heaven! I didn't The waitress/ brought the eggs let him go out with it. The sailor Sunday, 1500-"Beautiful But BroKe-, Joan Davis, Jane Frazee, Jody
think that I would ever live to see and was moving away when our tried explaining, but when the Ma- Clark, John Hubbard and Bob Hajnes. An all-girl orchestra
the day when I would meet Rud- friend stopped her. "What about rine remained firm about it, hand- gets stranded under the hilarious supervision; of Joan Da\is.
yard Kipling the kind word'" ed the box over to the Leatherneckand Sunday, 1800, 2000.-"Bridge of San Louis Hey," with Lynn Bar!, Aklm
I The waitress leaned over and very calmly said, "Olcey, you Tamiroff, and Frances Lederer. A screen adaptation of the
', Paid On IlatnDidjaknow 'whispered, "Don't fat the eggs." win. Take it. I've got a bomb in Pulitzer Prize no\el. The 18th Century Pennian setting results -
: That it's a traditionof it, anyway." In a latish production.
the British. Navy that enlisted Wow! ;Monday, 1800 2020-"Uncensored," Eric Portmon and Phyllis Cahert.

men receive their pay on their cap "Why, dearie", .the boys run after Talking about singing sailors, it An English film dealing with the underground movement In
tops. This was originally done so my kisses that a few of the WAVES Belgium.
they could all see the amount paid, "So what'? After mine, they have seems surpassed the men they are Wednesday, 1800, 2000-"Song of Russia" with Robert Taylor and
Susan Peters This picture dwells the life of the Russian
and any errors could readily be limp. supposed to be relieving for sea upon -
I masses prior to the German Imaslon. Good
rectified,-BLUES. Lambert Field, duty. On a bus the other night a photography
and music.
St. Louis.) Determined"Where of them added to the discomforts -
'... did you get that Jap group of a crowded bus by Thursday, 1800, 2000-"The Sulliians," with Anne Baxter and Thomas
'. Mitchell. Five heroic brothers serving their In the
Just Once
helmet singing all the way Into town. The
Old Lady (speaking, to Captainat "I had to kill a hundred Japs for sailors Just sat, listened and mar- U. S. Navy.
launching) : Captain, how often it." velled.
do big ships like this, sink "Why?" OTHER ENTERTAINMENTMAIN
Captain: Usually just once, "Wanted to get the right size." Two of the three largest theatres SIDE
a in New Orleans give substantial -
.., ma'am.Thai's He Get's Along reductions in their admis- Thursday, 2000-"The Drunkard," old-time melodrama
Different "How'd you get along with your sion prices to all servicemen. The Friday-Gjm available- basketball In the morning; league gamesIn
"This that wife in that fight the other charge in the evenings is 50 cents the afternoon and night.
Judge: lady says you
G available for basketball! all Dance at
Saturday- m day Ship's night.
tried to speak to her at the station night?" for civilians and only 23 cents for 2000 In the Dark USO
? Monday, \\hlstling comedy-mjstery stage
.:jJ. ." "Aw, she came crawling to me men in uniform
:. Salesman: "It was a mistake. I on her knee
was looking for my friend's sister "Yeah what did she siy ?" The USO show, "Whistling in NATTC
whom I had never seen, but who I "Come out from under that bed, the Dark," which comes here on :Monday, :2000-Quiz Program Broadcast. _
had been described to me as a you worm" Monday, is the first legitimate pro- Tuesday, 1800, 2000.-"\\hlstling in the Dark," USO Stage Show.

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Army Boxer Towers Over Navy FoePvt. VF and VPB Squadrons Are :

Favored In Cage PlayoffsThree I I

teams, VF squadron and the two VPB squadrons,

unit one and two, have been tabbed favorites to cop the j

crown as Commandant Cup basketball playoffs nean the


5 Each of these three teams has
; : suffered only one defeat while all

12 Teams Begin of the other eight teams have been

; By Edmund Walsh Y2c turned back at least twice.

j All three of the once defeated

Lieut. Emerson. (Spike) .H .5 5, Playoffs In quintets feature ,a high scorer. Bishop

Nelson, who in 1941 becamethe of VPB 2 (1) totaled 152
points to place second in the

coach first a Yale non-Yale football man team to, ; I $: Bowling MondayTwelve lar American season.League Kaiser during'the of VF had regu 93 ,I

tells as his best gridiron yarn, H 'S. points for fifth place and Gordon
which back to teams will begin Commandant's of VPB 2 (2) collected 88 pointsfor
a story goes
bowling playoffs
sixth in the
position some
the days of Huey P. Long i Monday at the main station bowl- league.VF .

"Huey P. was in the governor's Ing alleys ran up 48 points in trippingup

mansion at Baton Rouge, La., one : Y Ten teams have already clinched the Recruit Center, 48 to 31.

Saturday.morning when he received a playoff berths and two others will Kaiser and Clammer had 12 points

a phone call be added by Monday. The first ten

.iI telling him that teams of the 19 in the competition PLAYOFF STANDINGS |a
J automatically entered the playoffsand Teams W. I* 1'('
there was bound
VI'BZ Unit 1 Ii 1 ,.8JSVP
.to be a mixup of the other nine, the two to 4 1 ..BOOVPB2
that night and make the best record in a roll off Unit i :I 1 .750
this week will gain entrance also. Docks-Ferries 4 2 .161
N that perhapssome
:I 3 .508
footballfans Moore Is Best Hospital 2 2 ,.600
Bernie Reynolds, Camp Stewart heavyweight, :scored! a third
wouldn't I Paul Moore, A and R, wound up Recruit Center 2 3 .400
round knockout S2c Alabama Dubose
over of the NATTC in the O & () Z 3 .400
even get out to final bout of the Sports Night program at the Naval Air Technical the 18 game season with a 196 average Seaman Guard 2 4 .313:

the game. 'Whatis Training Center auditorium last Monday. Dubose had been winning I to top all bowlers. Thirty- Marine 1 4 .200
the trouble, five bowlers had a 160 or Barrack 0 4 .000
the fight on points until he walked into a sledge hammer right to the
Huey wanted to jaw by Reynolds.Sports better. apiece tor the winners and Bishophad
know. 'The for the
The bowling
playoff plan
eight for the losers.A .
tisuf Spike Nelson trouble,' said the champion calls for each team to
& R in close with
voice at the other end, 'is that roll each of the other teams once : won a game
the Seaman Guard 51 to 47.
Ringling Brothers circus is here for Night At NATTC in a three game series. Goa.point geshall had 12 points and Sails Cog./
two shows, one this afternoon and will be awarded the winner of each
10 for A & R while
the other tonight. The show to- game and one point will be awarded bury : Horning
had 16 for Seaman Guard.
night will interfere with our game for the high three pin
Starred game :
Four AttractionsFour
VPB 2 (2) took a 52 to 31 de-
with S. M. U. total. In case of a tie for the title
cision from T 4. Fetchlck notched
would the two teams will bowl three
Louisiana's governor The major sports events featured the Naval Air Tech- and the championship will 19 points and Lipon 10 for VPB
stand for no mixup. games
while Wilcox 10 for T 4.
tigers of Ringling Brothers nical Training Center's gala Sports Night program last go to the team with the highest. A & R thumped: got Ordnance and
would have to retire s>o that the Monday evening in the auditorium. pin total. I Gunnery 36 to 16 with Salisburyhot

Tigers of L. S. U. could play be- i In basketball the powerhouse STANDINGSTeam for 16 points. Shields, of 0

fore a capacity house and draw NATTC Air Raiders swept to a Games Total PinsA &: G, 'scored 16 points.

the full center of attention.A 45 to 33 triumph over the well regarded Boston Tar Baby and It IS 15905 T 4 came back strong to defeat
call to 18 15403:>>
telephone by Long Jacksonville Coast Guard Personnel
VI' IS MIS' the Marine Barracks :31 to 29.
Sarasota, Fla., brought the reply quintet but in boxing the visiting I T 4 18 14314 Cropper's 16 points and Blasyzck's
from Ringling that it cost the circus Camp Stewart, Ga., Army glove Finds "Most FolksIs VO-VCS 18 14311 11 paced the attack. Poirier's 11

thousands of dollars to planan throwers outpointed NATTC glov- Pocks-Kerrles LtoiUhouse IK 18 1JS57 13927:>> took honors for the Marines.

event such as the performanceslated ers in five of eight bouts. Ordnince-Uunnery: IS 13824 Docks-Ferries edged out VPB

for that evening, that book- The Training Center also provedits Good Folks"By storekeepers 18 1353: : : 2 (2) 31 to' 28 for VPB's only
ings were made months in ad- Vl'H :2! (1) 16 12457:
superiority over the Coast Cooks-B.tkera 18 13441 playoff setback. Hambrick got 17
vance and that cancellation wouldbe Guard in volley ball when the Camp Newspaper Service Hermit Center 11 13405VM :>> points for Docks-Ferries while Fet-

impossible. Bombsight team downed the By Camp Newspaper Service IK 13318 : chick had 12 for the losers. i
I'.arracks 18 13228
Huey P. is said then to have-call- Guardsmen 15 to 13 and 15 to 10. ..' 1 18 12985lospltal VPB 2 (1) turned the tables on
ed a conference of certain learned Barrack Five \Vint Sam: Langford sits all day long 18 12403 Seaman Guard 36 to 18 Bishop

men of Louisiana who informed in a broken wicker chair in Har- Dispensary 11' 11692 tallied 16 points for the winners
Barracks 5 the NATTC
him of a state law which might won lem and listens to the radio. In teaman tluard; 16 71563Vl'U while Poe had 5 for the Guards
tramural basketball 16 10666
championshipby :2! (2)
mind. morning sun streams
change Ringling's men.
taking a close game from Bar- through the window of his dingy A & R had trouble with T tin
There's a law in Louisiana, racks 2, 19 to 15. Buckley with no
Huey I Is reported to hate said on 13 points paced the winners. Kluz- hall bedroom and sun slants fall Iowa Freshman Breaks a 41 to 10 rout. Salisbury cot
his face. But Sam
hit second call to Sarasota, 'that man had eight for the losers. across doesn'tknow lected 10 points while Townsendand
if the sun is out or not be- Schied four for the
all animals must be dippedvhen Taft and Bittner paved the way Basketball RecordsWhen got each
cause the thousands of puncheshe
routing Into the slate. 'Think It losers.
for NATTC the
a triumph over
once absorbed in the ring have the of Iowa Recruit Center out
over. It would be quite a job University came on top
Coast Guard in basketball as they
dippi.ig tigers and elephants.' collected 14 and 12 points left him blind in both eyes. swamped the University of Chicago in a close one with the Hospital

"The circus cancelled Its showin tively. Muhl got 14 points for respec-the Sam gets a few dollars a month 103 to 31, a few weeks ago, Dick 45 to 41. Bishop and O'Quinn
from a foundation for the blind. Ives for- scored 22 and 21
Baton Houge that night. said Coast Guard. 17-year-old Hawkeye points respec-
It's really not enough to live on, two Ten records for the winners. Starkmaa
Lieut. :s..I'tOn.Anolh NATTC led 21 to 8 at the half ward bettered: Big tively
but he gets along. He gets up the with 10
established 'by Andy Philip, mem- was Hospital's ace
but Coast Guard rallied to makeit
r unusual piece of information early every morning and a coupleof ber of Illinois Whiz Kids.: First he while Eldridge and Kennedy had
21 to Just two points be-
which Lieut. Nelson passed small fry who live down the whizzed through 43 points to break 9 each.
hind, the second
midway through
along to us paid tribute to Avia- half Muhl and Williams street lead him into a restau- Philip's record of 40 points scored VF swamped 0 & G under a 62
tion Cadet Bruce"Smith, the for- as pep- rant for breakfast. The kids lead against Chicago last year and sec- to: 18 score. Clammer and Kaiser
the bucket. Atthis the
mer All-American football whiz pered point him back to his room about 10 ond he counted 19 field goals to tied with 13 tallies apiece' for VF'

from Minnesota-and as a seaman I Training Center rallied, however o'clock in the morning and Sam better Phillip's record of 16. honors while Shields got 10 for
a and pulled away to its 45 to 33
second; class the kingpin of the just sits there in the dark until -%jtl!. '-'--- 0&G.
Great Lakes team in 1942. win.Camp Stewart Honors six: when he goes out and eats I VPB 2 (2)) nosed out A &: R 34

"Smith is the greatest all around Stewart's Taktjw team again. NATTC Student Sets to 31. A. Fetchlck's 16 markersfor
Camp boxing 'I
back I've ever seen or had anything Twilight For The Tar Baby VPB topped Demkowskl's 12
which went undefeated for seven
to do with. consecutive months and includedtwo It's a pretty dreary twilight for New Mark For PushupsA for A&R.
"I coached him at St. :Mary's the old Boston Tar Baby, one of Seaman Guard trounced the
pre-flight last fall and believe victories over the strong Par- the greatest prize fighters the ring new record of 38 pushups was Marine Barracks 43 to 24. Horningand
ris Island Marines in its
list madea
me when he was in shape, he put has ever known. A hall bedroomin established by Paul Page, R-10A Medley were hot for Seaman.
on a show for those west coast good showing but might have Harlem is a far cry from a in the physical achievement rec- Guard, getting nine and 8 points

fans that they won't soon forget earned only a tie except for a packed house in the Boston Gar ords at NATTC. The old record respectively. Philippln had eight

"He came to us one week before lucky knockout punch in the last den, where thousands of people was 35 pushups. By running the for the losers.

the Southern California game and bout of the evening.Pvt. once turned out to see Sam beat Speed and Agility course in 26.5 VPB 2 (1) gave Docks-Ferries ft
had five days to get in shape. He Joe Abber, Camp Stewart, seconds. J. S. Sarvis of class M-7W Its second beating of the playoff
thought he was in good shape andprobably defeated Seaman Johnny Nuttall, great Joe Gans. broke the former record of J, W. in a 39 to 17 game. Bishop had
NATTC, in three rounds deci- Sam Weighed 135 pounds for
was, but wasn't able to by Oncher by one-half second. 17 points for the winners
sion. Except for an even first that fight and Gans 132. Langford
go at top speed for more than ten round. Abber had the upper hand scaled 143 the night he lost a

minutes."Bruce We played lost that next game against 14 to the 0. throughout and might have knock- split Johnson decision the heavyweight to 194-pound cham-Jack Air Raiders Are Only Undefeated

California and with Continued on page seven
University of 'rii.- pion of the world, but he gave
two weeks to get ready ran wild. Johnson such a battle that the Teamln Basketball TournamentFriday .
that 39 to 0."We .
won one .t
him 3 Famous CoachesAt champion never would fight Lang-
were counting on a .
lot against the powerful March ford again.Kye night should really be declared "Spectator Night" In the

'Field team which had Indian NAOTC BasesThree Trouble Began Early main station basketball tournament for the five games carded givenmmlaff 1

Jack Jacobs of Oklahoma and Sam started to lose his eye- .. .... nf being the closest' battles to date._ .1
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the Cleveland Rams and Jimmy well-known pre-war foot- sight when he was 11 years old The first game begins at 1630 1

Nelson of Alabama. A few days!! ball coaches at major colleges have and a pail of lime spilled over his and games follow on the hour un- has been detached Docks Ferries I
head. He lost the sight of his left
before the game, he was "run- reported to the Naval Air Opera- Continued may find the going rougher unless t
on pace seven
sing the lake," part of his workIn tional Training Command within (i IMIS puiiiir they can add another scoring ace I

track at pre-f light/ and stepped the past two weeks. -':!. seaman, Guard V8. VF 4 ......at 1630 to their roster.
on a cobble atone. He threw The trio and their assignmentsare Will Follow VPB(%) VH. Recruit Center..at 173D VF making its debut last week,

his fifth metatarsal out and was : Lieut. Comdr. Mal Elward of Volleyball CNT A and vii It DOck".f'rrle..at n. VPB2(1): ...............at 1839 1939 turned in a neat 32 to 26 win over

hobbling! around badly. .. ... ..... .. ... Purdue, who will be athletic officer Basketball CompetitionThe NATTC va. Cecil! lrle-ld..llt 2029 A & R. Clammer with 12 pointswas
"We lost to March Field 7 to 6 at NAS DeLand, Fla.; Lieut. the VF top scorer while Kaiser

but for a "one legged man," Bruce Emerson W. (Spike) Nelson, of next Commandant's Cup til 2030, starting time for the final turned in some of the best

played an unbelievable ball game. Yale, who will head the physical competition will be in volley ball, contest. floor play seen in the tourney.

"He's a spirited competitor and training program at NAS Mel- it was announced yesterday by NATTC Air Raiders, coached by Unusual in game 'records was "

brilliant in running, passing and bourne, Fla.: and Lieut. RaymondB. Lieut. Hobbs Adams, sports direc- Lieut. Marty Karow, have takena the total of 20 points turned In by f'f,(

kicking. Defensively he's among (Bear) Wolf, of North Caro- tor of the physical training department jump ahead of the pack and Cardiff, of VPB 2 (2) while his

the best I've seen on tackling and lina, whose assignment is athletic hold down first place with five teammates were dropping a 28 to

on his ability to defend againstthe officer at NAS Miami Fla. Volleyball will follow basketball wins and no losses. 21 decision to Seaman Guard.

pass." Before reporting to the NAOTC, which is now in the playoffs. Vol- Docks Ferries, undefeated until Recruit Center threw a scare

Lt. Comdr. :)Award: was athletic leyball and Speedball, the final VPB 2 (1) administered a 38 to into NATTC, by leading most of

Knowing that Lt. (jg) Hank officer at Lakehurst (N. J.) NAS. sport in the first year of competition 20 drubbing last week, holds down the way, but was unable to hold

Luisetti Is burning up the courts Lieut. Nelson was head football ,, will wind up the present series second place with four triumphs its lead. The score at halftime was

for St. Mary's this basketball sea- coach at St. Mary's pre-fllght and of season sports. against a single defeat. The loss 19 to 16 Recruit Center going
son, wo asked Lieut. Nelson what Lieut. Wolf was athletic officer ,at The first winner of the Com- of Red Richardson broke up a hot into the fourth quarter, was tied

he figured to be Hank's greatest the Flight Preparatory school mandant's sports trophy will be offensive combination of Hamrickand at 30 all. Freer and Kebba paced!

j"' S Continued .on page i ren Austin,, Texas, .,' ,I. determined by the end of April, Richardson. Since Richardson I Continued: on page seven



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i Final l Standings Admiral's Cup Competition Four Receive Decorations At This Station R i

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K.,. <. Chart A. flyrlnir Aofholt U, Snmmtr Softball, ,-.nerlo.lI.
D. T.ut' Kootbnlll: K, ".", lIn.. K, '''."n'" and u, lUnktlball.C. .

again with another right to the
VO-VCS Officers jaw for a knockout.

In other bouts, Eddie Barnett,
NATTC, outboxed Woody Woodcock
""'in Cage Title Camp Stewart in the 137lb.

class. Pete Prosper, Camp Stewart,
Squadron VO-VCS won the bas defeated M. J. Bessette, NATTC,
ketball crown in Admiral's Cup Mike De Cosmo, Camp Stewart,
competition by winning a close decisioned George Martin, NATTC,
contest with Squadron VPB 2 ((2) at 140 pounds and Howard Brodt, *,
30() to 29.1l0ward. NATTC, scored a TKO in the sec r
led the winners with 14 ond round over Lucky Hedgepath,
points while Pack and Nelson tied Camp Stewart. Lieut Roger M. Wolfe (second from left), is congratulated by Capt. Arthur Gavin, commandant, after
with nine each for VPB. -% :Si _MM<.M receiving the Air Medal at presentation ceremonies on this Station Saturday morning, Comdr John Raby
In,.the final standings of league (left) has just been awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Waiting to receive Air Medals, In order,
play, three teams tied, VPB 2 ((2)), "Most Folks Is GoodFolks" are Lieut. Norman F. Bockelman and Lieut Norman E. Pederson.

Recruit Center and VO-VCS. VPB Says Tar Baby
2 ((2) drew a bye. VO-VCS defeated -
Recruit Center and then Continued from pace .1 lz] Lieutenants Win Comdr. Raby Awarded DFC

;VPB to merit the ttile. eye entirely 1917 during a fight ;
Order of finish for the teams with Fred Fulton. He fought the

was: VO-VCS, VPB 2 ((2)) ; Recruit next seven years with one eye, Air Medals For Praises Performance Of
Center; Operations; VF 4 then a cataract grew over that
and :5; A &; R; 0 & G; Supply one and he moved out of the ring
Commissary and Public Works. and into the twilight. Sam had bad Gallant ActionsTrio
---"!!. his day in the sun and there was Hellcat Fighter Plane
nothing left for him but a dingy
hall bedroom in Harlem. Presented AwardsBy
The Runway Maybe you think that Sam is Presentation of the Distinguished Flying Cross to Comdr.

(ontinufd from page .lx: depressed by all this, but he Isn't. Capt. Gavin During John Raby, USN, who helped direct the impressive debut of
remarkable He's pretty cheerful, in fact. He's Inspection Saturday the Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter at the :Marcus Island raid
asset aside from his
hooting. happy come to and call proud on him when and he people tells Lieuts. Norman Bockelman, Se- last August 31, highlighted Saturday morning award ceremonies -

"I believe It's hU ability to them funny stories about his daysin dalia, Mo., Norman Pederson, I at this Station. The presentation was made by Captain ..
fake. He fake In shooting and the ring. He won't tell any of Brooklyn, N. Y., and Roger Wolfe, Arthur Gavin, commandant.
parsing like no other basketball those other stories that aren't Pomona, Calif., operational train- I Comdr. Raby, air group commander Constant DemandFor
player very funny.A ing instructors on this Station, received I of one of the Navy's largest -
""Interesting also," Lieut ru'el- month or so ago a New York Air Medals Saturday morn- I and newest carriers until a few More Aid In
son went on," in what Hank newspaper reporter uncovered Sam ing for duty with a South Pacific I months ago, is now serving as Superintendent Red Cross Room

1 says about George Zlegenfus, up in Harlem and wrote a piece patrol squadron last year. Pre- of Aviation Training
his teammate at center. lie rates about him for his paper. One of sentation of the medals was made here. Continued from pace one

him the finest player he's ever the big news syndicates picked up by Capt. Arthur Gavin, com According to his citation, joined the Unit is Mrs. John Raby,
teamed up with. the story and piped it all over the mandant. signed by Admiral C. W. Nimitz whose husband Commander Rabyis
.j Ziegenfuss, incidentally, has country. Pretty soon dollar bills Lieut. Bockelman was awardedthe Comamnder-ln-Chief of the Pacific now director of Aviation Train-
scored 115 points in nine games and quarters and dimes started to Air Medal for making 11 suc- Fleet, Comdr. Ilaby received ing on the station.
thus far. come in for Sam from Detroit, and cessful night missions and for the DFC because he Others are Mrs. J. A. Shook,
---- New Orleans, and San Francisco, sighting and tracking an enemy 'Skillfully organized and directedthe Mrs. Robert E. Parker, Mrs. Ken-
Air Raiders Are Only and Meat Hook, Ohio, and every- task force until it could be attacked attacking force of an air- neth Rhodes, Mrs. Blake Lawrence
where else. In a couple of weeks by Allied aerial forces, who craft carrier for the air attackon and Mrs. Harold Finsness. Someof
Undefeated Team In Tourney there were enough dollars and sank one light cruiser and a de Marcus Island The re- them have never made bandages
quarters and dimes in the till to stroyer. His missions were often sult of the attack, the destruc- before but under the capable tutelage
Continued from page the provide Sam with a few of the carried out in the face of ex- tion of a high percentage of the of veterans Mrs. Even Smith
\ the Training Center with 14 and comforts of life for a while. tremely heavy anti-aircraft fire Installations on the Island, was Mrs. George Sidenberg, Mrs A. C.
13 points respectively. Bishop had When they told Sam about the according to the citation. largely due to his excellent di McFall, who is chairman, and Mrs.E. .
',J 11, O'Quinn 11, and Iversen 10, for money he was going to get, he According to the citation accompanying rection." It was also during thf? W. Litch, the volunteers are
1 Recruit Center. straightened up in his chair and Lieut. Peterson's battle that the Hellcat met the quickly initiated.
t Celestial Navigation Trainingwon grinned. "Most folks is good Air :Medal he successfully carried Zero for the first time with the Sessions of the Unit are held on
its first game by upsettingCecil folks," he said. "If I had my eyes out 22 night flying missions deep following results: 21 Zeros downto Tuesdays and Fridays, from ninein
Field 34 to 32. With several back, I'd cry." Into enemy territory under hazardous two F6Fs lost. the morning until 3 o'clock in
new players added and a revamped weather conditions, and I Directing all phases of the Mar- the afternoon. Even an hour or two
lineup, CNT may be tough to beat XATTC OFFIChKS' BOWLING often in the face of extremely : cus attack by his group, Comdr. on those days is a worthwhile con-
.I In the rest of its games. s'r.t..U1NGS' heavy anti-aircraft fire. Raby is credited with remaining tribution to the Red Cross and

STANDINGSW. Tram Won Lout r..t. He was credited with leading I aloft over the target for a four- will help the Unit to continue its
, I.. IIIIItIAlu 16 2 ..8s9x search and convoy patrols, torpedo and-a-half hour period, and with splendid record.Melodrama .
I NATTC 5 uDooksKei .\ W 12:! Ii .1i67
i .rle. 1 11.\1110 10 8 ..b56lllSl' attacks against submarine and surface personally making strafing at-
! Vl'lt 2 (1) S 2 10 8 .556AUh ships, as well as bombing and tacks on radio installations, anti-
Uecrult Center :it 2 x 10 :.444MAIl1NE strafing flights against the strongly aircraft batteries and an enemy of Gay
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Cecil Field
A antI U :I SSenrnnn !IIJSlUHT II 13 .333 fortified air installations at trawler. Of the Hellcat, he says: Nineties Here Tonight
Uuard 1 4 '1"1"1' 3 15 .167 Munda Point. "These missions," the "It' tops; it's the finest, carrier- Continued from
v l.' 4 1 4 citation sail, "completed against based in the world." pace one
....... A' plane
VI'H 2 ((2) 1 4CN'r 1' taes Plna Ir.lllil(1A1)1
vocalist Helen
heavy opposition, greatly contrib- Comdr-R Reed Nancy Koch
1 4 h 1116 25.494 .165 To : ,the Mal'cusraid
--> gl _L _r n.- A & W 1ti5 24.1135 .151 uted to the successful defense of was only one phase of an active Betty Byrd and Bettie Osborn also
Ann 160 22.SjO .149 our positions." lend color to the cast.

S ports Night At NATTC T'flt rAHlSI 150 1115 21,1H 2,313: ,1411t1MUS1U1T .141 Lieut. Wolfe, during a period of son of naval a Navy career.pilot Navy father-Ad-pilot I Ensign Gray Carpenter, Public
165 22,557 .137 several months, successfully car- Relations Officer at NAS Daytona
tarred Four Attractions miral J. J. Raby, former Com-
'. q"r 165 22,31:17: .136 ried out night search missions of Beach, directs the show, assistedby
mandant of the Pensacola Naval
I Continued from pare sin 1)1St5. 165 21,13 .128 bombing and harassing the strongly Air Station-Comdr. Raby flew a Lt. (Jg) Grace Taylor. Ensign

j ed out Nuttall had the fight gone NATO Basketball Standings fortified enemy air bases at fighter from the U. S. S. Rangerat ,' Carpenter and Lt. Taylor were
another round. The fight was at Mlirt t.OItU'AJI.RUa": ..: Munda Point, and Vila Plantation, the North African invasion, both formerly stationed here.
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t.TTI the citation said. -
114 pounds. Tmm Was Loot > flew an observation plane from Admiral
Charlie Dedman, S2c, was the 4 II 186'0 1.tltl0 On one occasion his plane was Harry E .Yarnell's Asiatic .
ltd', first winner for NATTC when he 'r'r-TT-K I'1 3 1 .750 forced down at sea and sank almost Fleet flagship, the U. S. S. Au- Miller Boasts Top
earned a three-round decision over TT-H (M) 2 1 .67 Immediately. "His cool efficiency gusta, in Chinese waters shortly
t PfGft. Tom B k.rvJa, the 128-pound TT-T TT-H 2 2 2 3 .500.400 in the face of such an before the war, and served a totalof Mark In His Class
4 class' Baker .landed some hard TT-A1 1 3 .250 emergency enabled him to get all five years as flight instructorat I C. P. Miller, corp, with a mark
! punches but was wild on blows :TT-1': 1 S ..lfirrx 'i of his "crew to safety on a nearby Pensacola. He has also seen dutyas 'of 3.38 boasted the highest average

i aimed for Dedman's head. Dedman TT-H (D) o 0 2 3 ..ot.000PIIIS Island. a fighter pilot aboard the U. S. among the group of Naval Air
had his opponent studied carefully All three of the Navy lieuten- Crewmen recently graduated from
( ""--- S. Langley and the U. S. S. Hor- I
and made his punches. find their r HKtilMKMT I.KAG1; <:I ants received their flight trainingat net, and as a deck officer on the the Naval Air Gunners School near
t Itarr.t' w. Lust IV< Fensacola. Lieuts. Wolfe and
tarrets.ImbetMla. here. Others to attain high
\ U. S. S, Saratoga. rankingwere
No. 5 8 0 .1000
, Bock make their
Is Winner man temporary
No I 6. .550 :
During the North African land-
! Pvt. Johnny Imbenda. using a No, 1 4 4 .fltlO> homes in Jacksonville. Lieut. Pe- C. R. Kelly Sic, 3.34; E. R. Ep-
No. 6 3 S .375 derson, unmarried, lives on the ings, the Jacksonville training superintendent -
confusing, weaving style, out- perly Sic, 3.32; R. D. Nelson
No. ::3 3 6 .331: Is credited with shoot-
punched Bill Dare, Marine Pfc., in No. 4 2. .250:; Station., ing down two planes definitely Corp., 3.30; R. S. Larson, Corp.,
the 148-pound class. Dare was willing -'--iiI enemy 3,29; J. W. Brackett, Sic, 3.29;
and adding one probable.
I but inexperienced. lie rallied KOI liril REGIMENT Uo I.E4Ur'Rlinrrackn Lout I'.... Cosmopolitan;; MentionsTwo lIe and his squadron, flying F4Fs, F. E. Romack, Corp., 3.28; P. A,
well on two occasions once in the No. 55 II 0 ,000No also strafed shore installations Koslik, Corp., 3.27; R. E. McKay, 4
and once in the third rounds, 54 3 3 .600 Fliers Known Here the Sic. 3.26; B. T. Salerno, Corp.,
tanks warships, and
.flrst' it out with Imbenda. No. 61 2 3 .400 E. R. Matlock, Corp., W.V.. Bed-
No. 53 1 1. .20 Two Navy fliers were mentioned great French battleship Jean Bart,
the feature bout of the eve- -- -.- then guarding Casablanca harbor. well, Sic 3.24; V. C. Dibble, Sic,
Alabama Dubose S2c promWently In COSMOPOLITAN and A. M. Adair Sic
ning, was 3.23. '
I Magazine's monthly feature ori For his part in the African adventure
winning a clean cut decision over Brown and White Leave ,I
he has been awarded the
military awards. Both men are
Bernie<< Reynolds well into the third '
round. Dubose had Reynolds Baseball For Service I well-known to this Station's, per-, Nay)' Cross. > miral Raby, who has since been
against the ropes'' landing blows to Latest big leaguers drafted are 'sonnel. Comdr. Raby entered the Navy fatally injured in an automobile
the head and body when Reynolds, Ernie White, St. Louis Cardinals Lauded as key holders of *the via Annapolis, class of 1929, and, accident in 1934, had won his wingsin
who had been doing all the receiv- lefthander and Norman Brown, Navy Cross were Lt. David Render after a brief tour of duty as a 1923. t I.
ing, stepped back to poise a sledge Philadelphia Athletics pitcher. Berry, instructor Cecil Field deck officer, won his wings at Married to the former Mw{ hammer punch to Dubose's Jaw for Classified 1A are Billy Johnson, and Lt. Elbert Scott McCuskey. recently Pensacola In February, 1931, completing ,, Blount,of,i Pensacola,CoJr dr.
'a kndckdown. Dubose was up at Yankees, Paul Richards, Tigers!, at the, NA .S, Creess!' Cove the'' first' father-son ,pilot Raby makes his home. at presenton
nine, but Reynolds caught him and Bill Lohrman, Brooklyn Springs I learn in the Navy. His father, Ad-' the StntlbnV"'" "


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Pag Eight JAX AIR NEWS 17 February, 1944


Awarded Gold Start Election Dates Nephew Of Maj. General '(

t t Corlett Is Serving At .

For All Statee

C NATTC On This Station

"- INYyN\r gr
Are AnnouncedApplication 0

cards for "Official '

War Ballot" for absentee votingare ., .ti
available at all Unit MailRooms .
on this Station and at the -

I Directory, Station Post Office, for

: delivery, upon request, to all Naval -
: ) personnel qualified to vote in

the coming elections.
I! In filling in "application cards"
1 all hands are directed to print or -

i I type under their signatures, their T &
: full names, including middle name, ;
with .rank or rating, and bo;: num- Fa t 1

ber. ;
; "Application cards" should be
Captain J B. Lynch, commanding NATTC congratulates Herbert D.I. mailed promptly, postage free, to
Young AOM2 c. on being awarded the Gold Star in lieu of a second j the Secreta:. o.; Site of the ap
Purple Heart. Young who wears the air crew wings, sustained plicant's home state. Each "appli-
injuries during combat while serving aboard the aircraft carrier cation" must, however, be certified I

Enterprise Capt. Lynch made the presentation during ceremoniesheld by a commissioned officer be-

in his office. The citation was read by Lt. Comdr. H. F.I fore mailing.All .,-.'--.."""'" :w. .

Finney, Brigade commander at NATTC. Naval personnel eligible to By Da\id Zenoff He still roll his own cigarettes
---- vote in the states of their residenceare 2nd Lt., USMCR has been decoratedith the

Commodore Gehres Credits Men Under urged to apply ballot.promptly" for When news of the recent Marshall Croix tie Guerre by France In

an 'official war Islands invasions broke, the last war, wears a medal from
Command With Winning His Award Unit mall offlc watch-rs the have supply been instructed of'application there was some consternation in the Bolivian government, has .
Lt. Col7: William T. Evans' Marine wound stripes from the first war,
Commodore L. E. Gehres, USN, under whom many offi- car tJ" in their mailroom Aviation detachment at NATTC and has led his men into action

cers and men on this Station and under this command have and to order additional cards 778 because it was announced that the at Kfoka. and Attu until the most

previously served, was awarded the Legion of Merit by Vice I' from and 8444)the DirectorExtension so as 10: (be able at -all Army's' Seventh Infantry divisionwas recent Inlands Invasion.His .
under the command there of
Admiral Frank Jack Fletcher, USN, commander of the North times to deliver cards to Naval Charles H. Corlett.It harmony.leadership The door is of strictly his office one or of

Pacific Force, on 19 January. personnel requesting them.A was a case of mistaken 'dent- the flap to his tent is open to Yard- ;..
Commenting upon the! award, complete list of dates to primary be Ity, however, for there are two bird and Colonel alike. So Idolic
Commodore Gehres said, "There and general elections Charles Corletts the one Captain is Captain Corlett's respect for his
arc, I believe, many officers and I held during 1944 follows: Date or Charles R. Corlett, Squadron Commander famous uncle that only once has
:men now serving at the Naval Air I'rlninrr General. of Training Squadron he crossed the general's wishes.

Station, Jacksonville, Fla., who State KlrrtloH. lllrrtlon: Seven, nephew of MajorGeneralCharles After the outbreak of this war,
served in Patrol Wing FOUR and i Alabama :2! May "> Nov. H. Corlett who headed theArmy's the younger Corlett decided he

Fleet Air Wing FOUR during the I Ai Arkansas iron:i 25 I!July SepL J 7 :Nov.Nov. invasion. wanted to go into service. Turn-

hardest and most crucial part of California 211.Au,*. or Nov It is not difficult to get Capt. ing to his uncle for advice, he
the Aleutian campaign. Withoutthe :Coloiado: :: 12 $ept. 7 Nov.Connecticut Corlett talking about his famous wrote in effect,
7 Nov.
individual contribution of No Primary uncle. Pete" named
every y 'Nov.Kloiidu "Cowboy so "Dear Uncle;
I.i I.. DH.iware! Autr. or early Sept.:
officer and man of the Wing much 2 May 7 Nov. by his West Point classmates in I'm joining up I like your
that stands to the credit of Fleet i ceoiKU; Early Sept. 7 No\, respect for his riding ability, has army but I figure that when I get
. Air Wing FOUR could never have fdaho Illinois 8 11 AtlKUxt April 7 7 Nov Nov been the family idol and one of in a spot I'd like a good fightingman
,been accomplished." 1 Indiana 2 M.sy 7 Nov: the Chamber of Commerce boastsof on each side of me. That's
In presenting the Legion of Merit i Iowa S June 7 Nov the Corletts' home communityof the Marines."
to Commodore Gehres, Vice Ad- YSc I "Kiinun 5 1 Aunt 7 7Io NovKenlutky \". Monte Vista, Colorado. Uncle Pete in effect replied,
Edith Brinkorth Aug.
miral Fletcher declared that I By Louisiana, 18 Jan 18 April Aged 51, the rugged generalhas "My dear nephew:
'When a commanding officer is The WAVES are once again in II (state and local) come up the hard way lie I have some Marines stationed
awarded a decoration, it is the reflection ,I white tops after having worn the 12 Sept 19(June Fed) 7 Nov.11(Fed Sept.) punched tattle and rode rodeos i under me here. They're good too." f
of the services of the of- I black topped hats for the winter Maine State and Federal -- ---

ficers and men serving under him season of three months. Lieut. 7 Nov. (Pres. .and V. Tree.)
and is a reward for an entire com- I I Gladys Price administrative officer Maryland 1 111'May Sept 7 7 Nov.JllihlRan Nov.ManHarhuuettB .. Dave Ritter, Father Of Seven, Is

mand. No one knows better than I for the WAVES unit, announced \ 12 Sept. orIo\'.
you men of Fleet Air Wing FOUR there would be no other changeat Minnesota 12 Sept. 7 Nov, Top Paid Apprentice Seaman Here
how much cooperation and team- present in the uniform of the Mississippi 22 AUK. 'T10\'. -
Missouri 1 Ausr. 7 Nov.
work mean to the success and con- Montana o15 Julv, 7 Nov. Like the old lady in the shoe,
duct of war. day.The group of WAVES who have Nebraska 11 April 7 Nov. Big Dave Ritter has so many
"An effective combat unit depends been in working billets here since Nevada w Hampshire I 6>> Sept.% Sept 7 7 Nov.:-IQv.N Up The Ladder children he doesn't know whatto

upon the complete performance August, pending transfer to Ba- New Jersey 16 May 7 Nov. do.
of duty of every man from nana River are scheduled to leave New Mexico k June 7 Nov. "Daddy", who is officially
Advancements In
the lowest rating to the highest Feb. 22. This is the second draftof North New York(Carolina 1t 17! Sept May '7 710 Nov.\'. RatingsAt David E. Ritter A. S., USNR, is

rank. The outstanding performance I WAVES to go out in two weeks North Dakota 17 .June '710\'. NAS JacksonvilleThe the father of seven children.
of Fleet Air Wing FOUR proves the first having gone to Cecil Fieldto Ohio !9 May 7 Nov. The Ritters of Lakeland, Fla,
that every man in the organization -I be further transferred to stations Oklahoma 11 19 July laY 7 7 NovOregon Nov.I'eniDMlvanlft .. are :
has carried with the com- following are advancementsIn Mrs. Agnes Ritter wife
on ,
in this Command.All "" %April) 7 Nov. rating, as 'Indicated effective
plete devotion to duty not only WAVES barracks are get- Rhode Island No Primary 7 Nov. February 1144: Sarah Leona, age 11,
through fog but through ice, wind, ting filled to capacity even thougha South South Caiollna Dakota 2 29 May Aujr. 7 7 Nov.Nov. To CAP (PA)-Le Thomas :Mc- Jimmy Edward, 9.

and snow, in addition to facing the draft has been sent out. Seamen Tennessee 3 .\UJr. 7 Nov. Hugh.To ACPA-Ylrgll 0 the 110 Connie Jean, 8.
perils of combat. first class, who are m ch strikers Texas. :22! July 7 Nov. WeeseTo Erbie Eugene, 6.

"Many men in Fleet Air Wing from Norman, Okla., are expectedto Vermont Utah. 12 5 Sept.Sept 7 7 Nov.Nov. ItMle-James Arthur Atkin Carolyn, 5.
son Khoduin Doyle lllnnlcker, Andrew Helen Janice 3.
FOUR have given their lives for here 7 Nov. ,
be sent soon. Virginia 1 Aug.
Arthur Cessna, .Robert Lester
their country in this campaign and Alice Washington 12 Sept 7 Nov. Grooms Ronnie Melvin, 1%.
have added to the tradition of our Specialist (W) Third Class West Virginia\ May 7 Aug.Wiecon.in IUl2c- (arvln Doyle crow. JohnRalph And of course Daddy flitter
Woodward has arrived on this Sta- 11! Sept. 7 Nov.
Follo, Tracy Dalton Ifanes, 29. -
naval service. I am proud of their
tion and has been assigned to the Wyoming 22 Aujr. 7 Nov. l'hllllp Roy Hueneke. Itavid Wesley
Ritter L the
record in the past and I look forward **. paid apprentice
Chaplain's office. She is the first 1 Matthews. Jr. Archie J.'riAnldln )rc-
to a continued successful career Tattoo-Waves 1'ayden. Jr., Victor Ernest Morgan. seaman aboard this
for Fleet Air Wing FOUR in WAVE on this Station with a specialist Offers To Jack Fletcher Poe. Thomas Holman'Wadsworth. Station. The government pro-
"Welfare" rating. She is a NORTHAMPTON, Mass. The .
vides $28 for a wife, $30 for
the future.
....... member of the first graduatingclass Waves training at Smith College James To Ernest c'OX-John Cone Byron Stanford Hragjr Ward. a first child and $20 for each
from the Naval Training have become so shipshape and nau- Pinney. Blaine VeWltt 1loltand additional child. All told, the
Commercial Bulletin School at Williamsburg, V& tical that a tatooing company has HI'hard Duane Lee. Charles Mann, Ritters receive $228 monthly.The .
defeatedthe sent them circulars offering to James Richard McDermott, Corbitt
1,0'1'" The A&R civilian girls Franklin Itaybon Daniel Richard six-foot Floridian recently -
Parker 51 fountain pentlth gold A & R WAVES 34 to 13 in "beautify American womanhoodwith Stone, Charles Henry Swain, Jr., completed boot training here .
cap. Kinder", Hay pleaae.personnel.return to Box MarinJampfl 1, the basketball game Thursday, anchors, flags, battleships", Harry Keighler Tedder, Edward and he is now assigned to Ship's
NAOTC staff Feb. 10. tracer shells or anti-aircraft guns. L rtlll To) Sic V* Will-.Clarence Jackson Allred Company at the Recruit Center.He .
--- ----- Wlnfred Cleveland l l Arnientrout. was employed in the fruit
Escort On StationSix Henry Iee Benjamin. Oscar l>raughon business at Lakeland before his
Assigned Duty Cannon, Clarendon 11. Castles draft number turned
Paul Wesley Cavlness. James Lau
Dirk Robert Horton Jrlffln Woodrow Ritter just returned from a
Wilson Hahn. Vincent ThomasManley boot leave at home, and he reports
o aaw.n.. Fianl Anthony Jaro.z..nr.io -
little Bitters
seven like
Joseph Henry Johnson, Jr. "
Olin; Jones, Edward Karl his uniform. "In fact, that's
the trouble,"* says Big Dave '. .

"They all like my sailor suitso : ,. !;;
1t. TWrI Quiz Contest much they want'one Just .like,, (It t1 lIt

at J and I'm darned ,.U 1 .knew/what. ,
ANSWERS to do." ; fr,9.! .. .
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(QUESTIONS ARE PRINTEDON Inline, Venn Fran k Lawhon'itob%.rt .
PAGE 3.) )toy M, Mlllan. Arthur Clyde.*,Me.Pherson .
A John Joseph ,MlelWalter l
1. Henry Wallace, John Nance Moore, I nula James Morse: Fred
Garner and Charles G. Dawes. Jasper Nlswander Jr.. Moody :
2, True. Franklin )Pleasant Jr., Willi.im, Kenneth I I
Roberta James J'ldwarl Rookie,
3. Blue and white. Russell George: Ryder Nosh .\ p.t.t
i 4. Soldiers Field, Chicago; Eb- Sawyer, Harrison Thomas Shannon
v betts Field, Brooklyn; Orange Robert peon Sparks! Carl latch
Htanflll, Jr, John Joseph :IIkoJa,
t A Bowl, Miami; Sugar Bowl, New Gasper Vacoaio Jack Whltex. .
i Orleans; Wimbledon, England. Edward Smith, Thomas JeffersonVvsong. "
5. Twenty-six. \ .
To Ylc_William Lee Utinlen'Jr. '
6, President Roosevelt, cigar- To YQ-Klsle Amadfl. Kffla: Ar. I
ette; Prime Minister Churchill, villa Itrannen, Pauline l-'ranres:
cigar; Marshall Stalin, pipe. Iluell Nannette Cheats, Wiltllnt :

t 7, F6F, Grumman; PBY, Con Wesley milton, John Halllnll Francis n. Mary Ifauser Louise", Itot Ha.toe: 4' l1 1

solidated; F4U, Vought-Sikorsky; :Marie: Johnson Walter K11M: l/nvtv.

men were replaced for au duty by the assignment of these WAVE Seamen to escort service on the PV, Vega. (:Martha' Marshall Hlanche Neal Dewltt Mc-
llnlock. Kdythe McAIIUter,
Station. Their duties include accompanying official guest and business visitors to their destinations! on the 8. ". the queen was in "the Richard Gerard Nichols! I Marion
base. parlor, eating bread and honey. '4U line Haeburn, Nora Kathleen

Left to right are Seamen Second Class Pauline S. Rutherford, Jacksonville Anne B. Burdette, West- 9. None. Ryan, Helen Marie Kchmld. Merle
minister South Carolina; Ruth F. Landes. Bell vl w New Jersey; Virginia B. Roberta Bound Brook, New 10. (e) Union. of Soviet Socialist !Francis::; Hubert:Sllva.:I Helen Vlckery.Audrey Jr.. IMwirdAndr HUr.ilv.Idwln ( ,

Jersey. Mary Ellen Carter, Salisbury, North Carolina, aad Nilda C. Gomez:, Tampa, Fhrtda.C : i Republics .wr. :TUhner.. "/ "


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