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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 15, 1944
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL 2, No 13 UJLLLLUUJ Lj_ mmiijnii i 15 June 1944

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An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


If' '{,J. S, NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA r




I Ir. NEW BUPERS PROMOTION POLICY AFFECTS MEN HERE.I



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.' United Support Of Independence Day Competitive Determine Advancements Basis Will





War Bond Drive Anticipated Here Where Vacancies Exist


.,.. Important and far-reaching changes in regulations for advancement
-- and change in rating of naval enlisted personnel

: Incentive Never T eouRelief Problems To ThemN' are contained in a new directive just issued by BuPers.In .

,1 .. general, the directive authorizes advancements only to

fill vacancies in complement, thus reducing substantially the
:j Greater Than At
. : number of ratings open to advancement -'
in excess of complement

.. Critical MomentWhile Vaudeville RevueIs .
It eliminates the total-service

'. t. the destiny of they Scheduled For requirement advancement formerly to pay grades permitted 3 and for

'- '" United States is being; written 2. thereby placing all advancements .

' in fire, steel, flesh and blood to petty officer ratings upon
Mainside Tuesday a basis of time served in present .
1 \II:: on the invasion coast of rate.

.,'1 France, here at home uniformed The directive modifies the requirements .

.J', .. and civilian personnel of the "Right This Way," the old circus for promotion from
'r Navy will unite in a cash War call, has been borrowed as the CPO (AA) to CPO (PA), making-
,.;J Bond campaign from 1 July name for a new USO-Camp Show fully qualified CPOs, chief cooks;
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.?. through 8 July to be staged at the Main Station and chief stewards eligible for permanent
:1 It'3 Navy's annual Indepen Auditorium at 2000 next Tuesday appointment upon completion
.' pendance Day Cash War Bond It is a vaudeville revue featuring -' of 12 months' continuous active .
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J Campaign, and the Station has a young talent selected from service under an acting appointment
: goal of $500000 set for the eight- New York supper clubs ,
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r day drive It is hoped and expected The case includes: Other highlights of the directive:
.; t that every man and woman will Edna Ward and Billy Revel-a It authorizes changes of specie
," buy an extra $100 bond to meet irk platinum blonde and a veteran tied ratings to certain new ratings .
?;,': i s the 1944 goal. s satire dancer team up 1 I such as Ptr V. Ptr :M and
Tommy Trent--One of the best 'SKV, to fill vacancies In complement
the 1914 litde|>end>iice Day ,
puppeteers in show business, .
'. campaign in the Navy Is more .
Three Ethier Sisters Bella, I
than ever before for It requires HuIVrs! approvalof
; Important '
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.A" Yvonne and Viola, three Western
It falls un the live Is of the greatest ; :. .. I changes to any specialist' ratIng .
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> 'f' >, lasses, who sing Western style
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i Invasion In history and durkig .. ; I and advancement to speclalIst -
: < Sara Macon An 18vearoldl
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the final of tht'a.: ,10\ { I ... third class Advancement bi
phase .. .. .. !
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tion's Hfth War Loan Drive "A" "." specialist' l ratings above third
s''Ikranu ; .rod
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: ItuiKl buyer M who make ca*+h pure i'la.." may be. effected by commanding
thanes at the Station between 1 Here are the people who will aid you at the Navy Relief Society.At \ officers to fill vacancieshr
the extreme right Is Comdr K. K Marken, executive secretary
and 8 thus have complement
July July can
and seated in Ensign Ola Mae Siiffgw, treasurer In center, standing
their purchase credited both to the left lilt'. lu Naughton, It defines sea duty and other
U :Nannette Choate, Yc:: and Mantling on
.... the Navy: ami to the Fifth Marl fundamental terms, such aa ad

....tiii Drive _SI(3"_ I Ii I vancement rating, rating group
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All advance si gas Indicate that -- .- --- -- _.-- change in rating and sea service..
: civilian and Naval personnel i i The announcement was made in

aboard the Station and its satellite And He Wondered ,. P the June Bureau of Naval Personnel .
fields plan to support the War 4 Information Bulletin The
Bond cash sales drive. Pledges for r tightening of enlisted promotions

.. Bond purchases during the campaign His Tin Can will affect men here of course,
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ate arriving daily Lt (jg) Why ., and the Main Station Education

Helen Clemson of the War Bond [t Q. Office Issued the following explanatory
Office reports Mrs. Charles A bra- Was Sunk Sub i statement:
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dam, wife of a Chief Commissary .: "* ince all vancemeiittt to
Steward here, has pledged to buy ; .:... .
t r a $10000 War Bond during the I _________ -- .---- .: M: .. .......". ,. t' limited I between ratings" candidate Involve a ronipetltion for v-
I drive Mrs Abraham's son, Baron, i The filluwiiir artirle, authority on world affairs. .. all
>:illtor' note: i usa : (' 'nC'it' In complement, candidate
a SClu is also stationed here aa written by a. e.IU cJ man en this When it came to spreading rumors .."." for Much limited rating
an instructor I station and submitted to She SAX Alll there were no butts about his L CAMP SHOWS .: ., :._ be t .
In will hereafter required <
>t\\'S: rue story for every man
for he had it
Include For ,
Other pledges one i Ilhe tfr\\rr\ J)u* t. lack of spare It I Ulmpo scuttling. example dna Ward take the written mess hall examinations
a $2000 Bond by H E. Corbett, ..!hlr to print the romplMe .rtlrlrin on good authority that the Inva- and all will
civilian inspector in A &: R, one for one l".u* of the paper, therefore I sion of France was going to be a song bird who has warbled over I paper*
part ODe will "e carried today, and the the NBC and Mutual networks. be graded by the same board.
Leslie H Burns, to attack
000 Bond by We were going
$1. pushover.
a In the issue of
aeeond part will be run I This necessarily' results In discontinuing
Mi, >MMlc. and pledges of various n Ju.e. 'I by dropping mustache-cooties Three Rhythmettes Three the former Stationpractice
Comdr Le- I The Nazis, graceful young ballet tapsters. all
Lt lines.
denominations by There once was a sailor named over the German of advancing the top 2:?
roy Martin, Jr., of Supply: Maj Henry Gustawind. i all of whom wore aoupstralners in I 19, one a blonde, one a brunette cent of eligible candidar'
'" C. H Welch of VF4; Sgt. Maj imitation of Der Fuehrer, would I and one a redhead per .
hands,
a big boy. Big the basis of observations or
was
I Henry
upon
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: Larval l B. McNear of Marine Bar- big feet and big mouth. He had I raise their hands to scratch the Dawn Brothers A comedy oral examinations.
racks: Chief Betchedlder! ; Mary little beasties At this exact: mo- whistling act.
.( K, Gladys Kyle PhMlc of Recruit journeyed About fifty miles from I ment, thousands of our troops The Great Huber-A magician. "771candidatees making the
AMMlcof home And he was educated By I their Sammy Cohen Pantominist highest grades will receive the
Center: James D Taylor would catch the Huns with
of I the back of his father's hand. and dance man. He's promotions for available vac.ancle -
ACMM song
VFS: A. K. Coody hands in the air.
RK Division; Ensign John N. Rus- I Especially on nights when the old When the Allies attacked peaied in motion pictures ap.1 ..*.. The rule will be strictlyfollowed
boy had been wearing out the Five Fathers," except: insofar as the
M bombs "Forty
Blano of VPB2 No 2: Lloyd with very! orthodox ing
the local ,
Arkmatall. SAD3c of VF5; !.t. swinging-door hinges at Henry had an alibi. He said Fighting Sixty-Ninth" and "The multiple system' "shown on the.
Comdr. John Rousseau Brown of saloon that a very important person! Battle of Broadway." face of Navl'ers Form fijl varies .
,VF4: Lt. (jg) Bruce Harold Williams So it is easy to understand why told him that the. Allies changed George Lee Berg ee-Pianist and this result The multiple !system '
of T-3; Lt. (jg) William Henry considered himself an Continued on pace 'he conductor. give credit for time in"
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Utlett of T4; Sharpe ----- -
+ *ian: Supply; John E. Parson, clv- Complements represent total
Supply; Mrs. Elizabeth I Feature Comdr. MarkenOn personnel requirements of an activity
Think You'reOverWorked .
bur civilian, Supply; Newest Program as well as proper proportions
M A m e s y I Friday Radio Skit .
Thomas II Callahan, civilian, by pay grades and are, therefore ;
Garsuch, I ot' Commander the basic consideration in effecting
Ship's[ Service: Vernon ? A personality sketch
Proves Success"Ask ,
R. R. Marken, senior all advancements ;
f'oatluurd ea. pip three I chaplain of the Jacksonville Naval Commanding officers are authorized hi
------- Stop griping! Bailor. If you I Air Station, will highlight the Friday -I Your Navy newest radio to effect advancementsof t :
Liaison Officer I think you're not well off, takea edition of "Navy News" over program from Jax NAS, was successfully fully qualified personnel, except
look at Charles. Robert Smith. WJAX at 1750. : launched last Tuesday Class V-10, to those ratings open( !U"
Charles Robert Smith worksan This is one in a series of brief night at 2100 over Radio Station I to unlimited advancement, with
average of twenty hours ai sketches of personalities aboard WJHP I out regard to vacancies in complement I
I i i Ida)', this Station. "Navy News is a Patterned along the lines of "In- Class V-10 personnel will
Charles Robert Smith has the thrice weekly feature of items formation Please." the crew of participants t not be advanced to any rating If
duty two nights out of every about the Navy, heard each Mon- Is selected from enlisted I except S2c and Sic other than to rg t
a. four day, Wednesday and Friday over personnel Questions are submit fill vacancies In complement.
I
)Is. Charles Robert These Hating Open '.. f
I Not only WJAX at 1750. ted by listeners and for each ques- !
Smith responsible for the ord. Another broadcast of Navy happenings tion used the sender receives two ,I Advancements in excess of complement f'.
I naiwe equipment on a numberof Is "Navy Headlines" heard two tickets to one of the downtown are authorized only in -
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c : airplanes! ; he also must repair each Monday. Wednesday and Friday theatre I cases of qualified general service ;
I their engines. over station WJHP at 1835. If the question is not answereda candidates, exclusive of V-10 personnel .
i I But wait. That' nothing ------ air _._---- current best seller is awardedthe except as noted: Construction .
M P Sometimes It is even necessaryfor Interested In Shorthand. ; person sending In the question Battalion Ship Repair, Intelligence
/ Charles Robert Smith to be Censorship, Public Relations
In two places at the name time. Any yeoman interested in taking Participating in the Initial program Security and Comtrumiot- I' .
You've gue se>llt. (Cttarle llobi a shorthand course should contact were Mildred Banach SKlc; tion Security personnel
ert Smith I I..* two people, one all the Mainside Welfare office I Jack Cummins SpXxlc( ; Gunter The following ratings are open :
I i'I i AMM.lc: : at V..-., the other an it has been announced by LJeut I Stephenson Ylc; and Brad Cran- to advancement in excess of com
... Raymond Forsberg If a sufficient of all eligible, fully qualified 1
K, It. Dexter, I AOM2c at -3.I dall ARMlc This crew answered plement
Commander I number would like to take the
candidates in general service:
USN of the Naval Academy, work a class may be organized every question, submitted for the(I'' Slc F2c FlC StM2 ,
In of the GI, Get Guilder Pajr first program-and they weren't' S2c, officer charge ..
llaUon: .w U
StMlc, ART2c, ART 1 e,
from the current gradual NEW GUINEA (CNS)-CIs at easy. |
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group and Biak Ittiy nUT War Ron lag clams. at Annapolis| who recently Hollandia, Wakde are flame crew on I Ic..i.
reported aboard this Sta-. being paid.1n Netherland guilders or next Tuesday night tor try and : Also open to advancement in d,
flea instead of American dollar Bye, By Ff55'II4NU duplicate their initial effort I ..... .It pare lase


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Maintenance Man Hidden Power Behind Scenes That Helps Keep 'Em

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Flying; A And R Workmen See That Planes Are Ready As-Needed

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Anyone who has any knowledge f engine, frame and parts, it la determined are the same: he make sure naval aviation's. large group ofpetty of airplanes there are usually low
of aviation at all knows that that the plane is in perfect the plane fa clean, completely officer specialists come In cated in each hangar a radio chop
lot hind every plane in the air, from flying condition. Secondly, equipped and In good flying con- Machinist's mates check the engine I engineering shop, metal chop, in
the smallest "grasshopper" to the steps are taken to break the planein. dition before It leaves the and the mechanical gear, metalsmlths strument shop, and structural ,
largest flying boat, is the strong, This process is very similar to ground. It's "his plane" In many look after the fuselage shop. Each gives special attentionto
grease-smeared arm of the maintenance that followed by new car owners: way, and he hi ultimately re- and the tall and wing assemblies, equipment coming under its
man, holding air power the engine is run continuously at jurisdiction. To perform this function
aloft like a giant but invisible low RPM for a specified time, test each shop is often broken
Atlas. runs are made, and the controls Keeps 'Em Flying down into sub-shops, especially In
But what most people do not ''I are adjusted through manipulation. large training squadrons. For instance
know, outside of the few who are Finally, the Navy insignia the structural shop of tWI
closest to the inside scenes of a and the squadron- designations are I large squadron might have sub
hangar, is that airplane maintenance -I painted on and the plane ia ready I shops as follows; carpenter, paint;
Is not something! that can be for service. parachute, oxygen; beaching gear
handled casually by a man with a Once an airplane has been I flight gear and life raft.
wrench, like auto repair work in placed" on duty, elaborate step If no repairs are necessary a .
the corner garage. Instead it is a are taken to keep It there Primarily I good crew of seven or eight ppeo
complicated, big-time business, and responsible for Its condi- ialists can give a 30-hour check to t
the personnel entrusted with it are tion at all times la the plane a PBY in about two and a halt
something besides mechs and hours. If repairs are
captain, who is usually an aviation I necessary
grease monkeys. They are, in fact, machinist's mate appointedby 4 0k this naturally means that approval -
competent, highly-trained tech the maintenance officer to be of the plane for flying is held l 1] ,
nicians, each specializing in vital until these repairs made .
responsible for the flying condi- i i:' up are .
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phase of the overall job. tion of one particular plane In the 30-hour check are more
liy going back-stage at a big The plane captain's control over than 100 different steps, including
natal air station like this one, his plane is facilitated by means 'i" o the following, picked at random:
It l k poible to gain an Insight r of a check-off list known as a \ from the list:
Into the complex maintenance I 1. Clean engine. '
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i "discrepancy sheet, or, In some :
procedure that insure maximum squadrons, a "yellow sheet" After %. Check propeller mechanism
efficiency and safety for the' I I each flight pilots are required to k Y 3. Check oil lines and connec
Xa\'>"'" planes Since tile squadrons I 1 sign the discrepancy sheet, indi- i 3A.ti tions.
stationed! here are engagedin | eating any mechanical difficulties 4. Inspect Ignition switch. i
operational training, their i They then turn the sheet over to 3. Inspect wing strut
maintenance techniques like f The next important routine inspection
I the plane captain, whose job it is '.
the"> flying condltlons-a.pproxl- i to see that the difficulties are is the 60-hour check. At
mate 1M densely a.* possible those I called to the attention of the maIntenance this point all the steps of the 30-
of the actual combat rone 1 1 department. He also is required .1 hour check are repeated and many,,
Maintenance by an operational to make sure the necessary i iI more are added. Other important
nquadron begins as soon as the I repairs have been made before the check-ups come at 90 and 120
plane is delivered. At this time it plane is scheduled to take off hours. These are, respectively! the
is! thoroughly inventoried and : again. same as! the 30 and 60-hour checks
signed for--usually by the material ]' But the plane captain's responsibilities .. A y i except that in some cases they arc
officer or an aviation storekeeperIn do not end with the discrepancy 4 even more comprehensive.In .
his staff. This makes the plane 1 sheet. If he is assigned .' 'W'. addition to the routine 30-
the property of the squadron, and I i to a PBY he Ales right along with > \ hour inspections, there are also!
its care is placed in the hands of I I I the rest of the crew,,and is responsible many other types of checks that
the Maintenance Officer (tor Engineering :j j: for keeping his plane come at irregular intervals for
Officer, as he is sometimes I i 'j specialized types of equipment. For
called)I. equipped at all times. Continual : instance, guns are inspected and
Simply because a new plane has I maintenance is even carried on for L. cleaned after every use and certain i j
been test-flown at the manufac- the PBY while it is in the air. The Here's one of the boys who help to "keep 'em flying" Ife-'. AMlc: power equipment is replaced anuT
turer's plant this doesn't mean plane captain is assisted in this William Bennefleld who Is removing the Inspection platen on the reconditioned every 400 hours.
that the maintenance officer nec-i i by the flight engineer, who every starboard float of a PBV at this Station..ponsla)1e I The most comprehensive maintenance
essarily! considers it ready for operational 20 minutes submits a report to the check of all is the major
use. For this reason it pilot on all pressure and temperature ) for Its airworthiness. electrician's mates maintain the I overhaul, at which time the airplane
i to given a thorough going-over I'I'i readings, and notifies him im Aside from the constant scrut- I electrical instruments and wiring, is completely disassembled
called an "acceptance check" bej j mediately if any trouble 'develops iny of the plane captain, the first i radio technicians inspect! and repair and rebuilt. This, however is not
fore it is allowed to take off. } In the case of a ulngle-engined I, regular maintenance check of each I the radio equipment, and a done by squadron maintenancecrews
The acceptance check serves two t 1 plane like the F4U or the OS2U, Navy airplane comes after 20 I I riggers' crew handles all fabric but by huge, centralized
purposes. First, through the com- I f the plane captain naturally stayson hours of flying time, and is called : material. assembly and repair shops, like 1
plcte testing and retesting of the the ground. But his functions the "30-hour check." This is where I To aid in the expeditious repair Cnl.ttrd .. pale five

his part In many areas, especiallyin S. S. Nevada with catapult No.
I the Anzio-Rome actions. Veteran Of A&R 2, at the same time that Rear Admiral
Upon questioning Ruth she reluctantly McFall was testing the catapult
said, "Well, I'm just installation on the U. S. S.
Ruth E. Gentry of Cleveland. To Assume New Maryland. These two Ships made .
Tenn., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. the cruise to the Rio de Janeiro,
Taylor R. Gentry. I went to high I Brazil Exposition in 1922. 1
school there worked in the Har- i Duties ElsewhereLt. He was with the Maintenance
i wick Aircraft Co., until the first crew of the Navy racers at the
of the year when I decided to come A. K. Anderson the last ot'' Pulitzer Trophy Races in 1923,
to Florida and I have been in the the original A&R Production Con- I which was won by the Navy. Ho
A and R since February." trol officers, left last Thursday for was mechanic for A. S. Williams
\ I When I inquired as tor her plans duties at some far distant point. in 1923 when he set the World's
for the future sne replied, "oh, Lt. Anderson came to Record for speed at 266 MPH and
Modest Fiancee Of War i nothing too exciting, except that, ville Naval Air Station Jackson-j wa? captain of Admiral Moffct's
so far as I know, we, Paul and I, was, as he says, "a group of steel plane at Anacostia in 1923 and
are going through with the planswe girders and a lot of sand," and has 1924.
Hero Also Does Bit To made before he went over there. seen it grow to its present tremendous Lt. Anderson's son is followingin
I of him and his father's At U
am so very proud size. He leaves behind footsteps.
naturally will be one of the hap- him many friends who wish him years of age he (Jim Anderson),
Bring End To Conflict piest girls in the world when the good luck on his new assignment I holds many records in Model Air "
i i war is over and he comes home" He first enlisted In the Navy plane Contests. In one year of competition \
I Instead of dwelling on Informa- August 2, 1918 at Houston, Texas against juniors and sen.
tion about her self she suggested, and subsequently advanced to iors, he has placed 1st 9 times,
"there shouldn't be so much aboutme AMMlc. Among the places he 2nd 5 times and 3rd 7 times. In
for Paul is the hero, and I am served were NTS Great Lakes. Ill, the Dixie States Model Airplane
only doing what I consider a very NAS Rockaway Beach, N. Y., USS contest in 1P42, his plane flew out :
small part when one considers the Nevada, USS Langley, NAS Nor of sight of the judges in 25 min..
sacrifices of our boys on all the folk Va., NAS Anacostia D. C., utes. It was followed almost! two
battlefronts. There are thousandsof Advance Naval Arctic Expedition yours and then became com-
'Ikey other girls who are doing what NAS San Diego, Calif., USS pletly lost. It was found In Jan.
they can, just as I am, while waiting Wright.He 1943 about 35 miles from the place
>s. '1 for their sweethearts and the was discharged in June, 1926 I it started.
day when there will be no more and entered Class F-I, Naval Re- Lt. Anderson had many com.
bloodshed and tears, and we all serve in November of that year mendable attributes. Among hilt
wish for the fulfillment of that being discharged in November, I co-oworkers he was outstanding asa
dream of the four freedoms whichwe 1939 as ACMM.Lt. I man you could depend upon to
pray will" last for a million Anderson) operated his own do exactly what he said he }
generations. business, an auto repair and Serv- I do. As one of his co-workers Wu.-
--%_ ji i ice station until December. 1934, "Andy did not believe in ;
when he entered Civil Service as I you anything on a silver platter,
Gives Up A&R Aircraft Mechanic General at but by,golly, if you worked for It
NAS Norfolk and deserved promotion, he would
He became Leadingman April see that you got; it."-Bon Voyago
Duties To Take 1" 1937 and Planner and Estimator Andy.
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:- : January 1, 1939. From there --
t he was transferred to NAS Jacksonville -
; Arms For Country March 15, 1941 as Chief. All Gunnery Training
; Planner and Estimator.
Is Not On LineA
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1 b I| By Pattie Fontaine Bennett He re-entered the USNR Sept, Firing I

I I Shop No. 23-A is losing another A&R 1942 Asst.as Lieutenant and became naval alrcrewman's gunnery
Production
good man when Henry Frank Control Of training is not all on the firing
Grice doffs his "civies" and gets fleer Lt., November J9, 1942. line. Many of his hours are spentat
all "dolled" up in his new clothes Anderson's interest in avia- work in the 3A-2 Trainer,
I that Uncle Sam prefers many of tion dates back to his early days where, with the use of a movie

One of the nicest ; of which there his nephews to wear. We know In that the worked Navy. He was the in the crew projector and a gun that shoots) I
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surprises always on
original
one 'I how proud Henry Frank, Jr.. Bar- arresting light beams, the student learns
just around every corner, was that which recently producedthe bara Louise and Norman Wayne S. gear installed,on the U. S. attack procedure, lead, and such
fiancee of Staff Sergeant Paul R. Huff, Cleveland, Tenn., I will be when they see "Daddy" in original Langley aviation He was also on the necessary phases of gunnery.
paratrooper, who was awarded the Congressional Medal of his new summer wardrobe, not to crew on the U. The Navy Reporter will take us
Honor for heroism in action mention how proud the "Missus"will of this year he joined the Naval behind the scenes in the 3A-2
against the Germans near Carano, be.Grice. Reserve with the rating of Chief Trainer Building at the Naval Air
Italy Feb. 8, of this year.I has many friends in A and Specialist, Metalsmlth and Gunners School in this
found the young woman in R building This fighter must have R who wish him all the good things smith. Copper- "Navy Wings" broadcast it'
question, Ruth Elizabeth Gentry, been where the action was tense that come to a fellow who stayson Good luck mate, and don't forget WJAX Saturday 17 June at 2
also of Cleveland, busily engaged for it has painted on the fuselage, the beam. He started to 'work/ the fellows) you leave behind- Aiding the Navy Reporter will
in her chosen trade, that of helper near the cockpit, three enemy at NAS December 1841 as a third to carry on, too, while you and be chief Instructor Thomas Robertson
nutalsmith, working on, of all flags. It is small wonder that I class mechanic very soon advancing many others of our friends are AMM 3/c of Cambridge,
things, a small fighter plane which found Ruth working on a plane to first class mechanic. He helping to bring a close to the Mass
has been recently returned from a from the battle area for you see was an instructor: in Shop No. 22 world's biggest fight--freedom for --
combat area to the states, and is Sgt. Huff, with two years of over- for a long time before<< he transferred all mankind versus slavery and riiijr, Our War Bade
being reconditioned in the A and seas service, is, and has been doing to Shop No. 23, and In May barbarism. .r
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:. Community r 1,0.-, ran __",J. Wives Invited
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The officers and enlisted personnel r-. ': t ; I To Meets .
of this Station are well behaved /ROWARD'SCAMP C ir M.KENNA'SCAMP ISbLnc..i Thursday .
I 5.N-C.4D.e, ,. ...._AI 101I_,..... The Jacksonville Young Wom
generally speaking, and -
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their conduct compares favorably "_F,1 v ti a ::;'. r...... '_10.... ... en's Christian Association invite \

with that of / t. c' :t I! WM"e F-.ca..o-....".... tr,1, Navy wives to attend its Thursday, I j
M \ I ( Military Wives It is a f
IEEI program.
any normal civilian DII"1 J tt.1 't.. .SL "..
.a:1 / event to all wives of ;
rNN': .:. ..:: AMtW ; weekly open
commune ... ...... A t.'A CAMP 3 service men. Luncheon is served atone
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icy I c.M o.wT. o'clock and reservations may

Authority for J ... f .- "..-........,..4'WII..-.., i be made by calling 5-0112. Only; I'
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f.h 25c: is charged. j
I that opinion is jJ'( '; /' rJ I
"I>I"" f.. ....'" The JYWCA announced an attendant |
} Lieut. Alfred R. DINSMORE 1. is in charge of a nursery
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Shrlgley US- Av[ ,1 .e .. 1.4. 'where babies and small children
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bases Officer his obser, who .J.i'gal 'lr<;\ t'p .'." \ ..'( A J- I .. A': +... \t"T1... wl loclud..O"ee st"Rv ..... .. Jobs For Navy Wives

'.Alt : N, S1 Yd''= $,,!'. ": v. I Jobs with short hours and good
vations upon ;; '''. pay are available on the Main

personal exper. ijT. 811RIOLEY \1" {J \ U1T01 .. A k1""O"FULTON............. .- CAMP I Station for wives of service men. ,

fence with Navy courts here. : ,.. "" It. -. ,, -..-._....... ... \\-1 c.w'D.r....,.r..d.P....c... twC ..d. 'I Navy wives interested in employt t
Indicative of the good behaviorof tI .. ",,'..o.y'' meat are asked to contact Ship'sService i
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the Navy as a whole is the fact ... G4 "- CAMP' j Officer located on the topside
that out ) :!. 61LMOttt. .. : of the Mainside Recreation
approximately only one I, y ---' """ -- I
of every 70 military cases reach I -- t #It II ...../I. .S.- J. building.
the seriousness that requires trial I --.." U".n...... iS I II
al"eM ,;,
by general courtmartial.The lll'''' lml ,
principal offenses against -- T r.' /ii JI' ..... '- ATLANTIC\ lEACH PIER
regulations are AOL and AWOL, SILCOx LANOIN6 1" ;:w::: I
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which are bad breaches of militarylaw ..... ..C.wDrWa...,.. .. :i{.'."j +.,f.\ ...-u..... WII..cf .........:-
and often involve terms of imprisonment ... .- "-. ,_" ed/w Dan o'h
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a bad conduct or a ". ;- .... '.: mr IOOAN -..b.- ... "

dishonorable discharge. V i ... < JACKSONVILLE lEACH PSnrrs
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small of theStation's /1 .. "
Only a percentage '
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p.w C..1)' T..eL .
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complement, however'j "7 I .... 'j; C.M.
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ever commit offenses that l\l! '''H' Y Iwa,i?.
captain's mast, deck, summary or ; sAN .
general courtmartials ,, Josi' I :
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Public impressions of service CAAiI- 'PR .. PU.MER'S COVE '.

men In general often are gained II tI.c1w..tt) r BA ,... rl. ..... L.e_..a.- QUESTIONSPLEASE
from the misdemeanor of one ...._ .J HI......r- rL" ;; ( TURN TO PAGE 5
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wrongdoer in particular. The spec. .....4_..,..., N "LlA ..d 3., 0.... ..._y FOR THE ANSWERS)

tacle of a few sailors making p 1. News of the liberation invasion .
whoopee on a grand scale is poor 1 suHeEuRaaA'S \r of Europe electrified the

i excuse for judging all bluejacketsby Cane. ((6..NTiL.e. 1'; !'MUSIC'S LANDING United States Tuesday morning.
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their standard. The records r.dkLNAAw.w.ri.h&.-4. ; c_... W..al.11. I The supreme commander of Allied
clearly show that the overwhelming ....SJ.d' P.t aw 5..a.- Ad..-.-- invasion forces is a native of
majority of Navy men and i. D..edIn.. ,a.tatm. Abilene, Kan., while the commander

women stay out of trouble by behaving. tOwOtN' CAMP .1 .:.......... MlCllU.SPIUf'.V.D.-M_ )) I I of the American army in
a'1 WI i
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wk- e ,
o.a An. ed..a BAYMD fi, .r WS France hails from Clark Mo.
Instances of sailors who continually 1..1 them
S.d P.d Name both.
violate regulations are rare. ._..d W..A 'M.'VAWYP. ; q. marshall has .
__c..DrWa'r. 2. What field overall
"In general 1 want to emphasize W DANESf' CAW. "'IIi A.,-........ _FAW command of the Nazi forces
1 that we have very few repeaters," I-LN-P.I.-C.4/..h II!' ....;' """--.l-MMt that are defending the invaded

1 t Lieut. Shrigley explained. "In the / .....1"-.c.t W'o OUUI: -fi'7' I western front? He is Marshall

vast majority of cases where a ....S.-4.4p 6.M. .w.__h "ft..P J ...- Rommel's commanding officer.
man gets into trouble once, he i, 3. The greatest armada of ships

learns his lesson starts out anew ever assembled in all history took
and makes a success of his Naval BEST BAITS FOR BITES part in the invasion, but do you

career. On the other hand the Flo...d.f-!.. or dead itmmpilmfuli s.-4..t ,.,;., 14 I..t _lid know hoW many ships made up
DmmJut Cant /...a.-141.. Iai itt
and third offender -MI.tiCi.l.Id shrimpW1uh
rare second that armada : (a)1.000; (b)2,000;
i usually ends up with a yellow bad Tf 01 -<.. sWimp *(-4t4 tttnmp. S"M.4-h4d1. c)3,000; (d>4,000 or (e)5,000?,
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conduct discharge paper 4. Thousands of Allied planes
,I One of the things of which the \\' to go fishing? With the arrival of warm summer day! the "bug" seems to bite many who enjoyed participated in the assault on con

Legal Officers of the Navy are Waltonlan art during peacetime. Yea, verily, come of the fellows who never wet a line before tinental Europe and here is an

proud is the speed with which offenders have the fever." American plane that did just that.
are brought to trail. De- Varieties of salt water fish most often found In this vicinity Include flounder bluefish, trout, ftnapjx It's a low wing heavy bomber powered
lays in bringing the accused to "r, drum whiting red bass, crevalle and sheepahead. Fresh water fish include black bas, for which with four radial engines. The

trial are avoided. For instance!, in Florida IA justly famous blue bream, shell crackers, and speckled perch. nose of the long streamlined fuse
wish to do bit of In their leisure time the JAX AIR
who a angling
summary court martial a Navy In an effort to aid those might lage projects well forward of the
Department directive calls for only NK\\S carries! the above map, furnished through the oourteay of the JACKSONVILLE: JOURNAL.The engine nacelles and the tail extends
I from the appearing in an issue of the "Quarter Deck," periodical
10 days to elapse between the time map uas reproduced original beyond the tailplane. Both
an offender is brought to mass issued for employee' of the St. Johns River Shipbuilding Company. of the wings taper evenlyto
'' edges
and publication of his sentence. Also, with apologies to the JACKSONVILLE JOURNAL, the JAX AIR :NK\VS- quotes the following: rounded tips. The tailplane has

Accused In the Navy are guar- Stop worryin and wishin'Get tapered edges, rounded tips and
anteed rights as to counsel and not your rod and go out fUhln', '
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pleas are carefully explain 'Cause the big 'un are a-waitln' for your bait; .1''J'h.. ....
guilty .
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fumin1 and quit fussin', % 4#'. '- -
ed. The accused may be represented Stop : -w ... '
Cut out all that fancy CU'i8In'U's
by civilian lawyers-although "Jt \
\ seldom are--or by officers time for you to make a flshln date. ."- ;
they
with the law. '#! _{S\.: ;; .." .....,

The who men are acquainted may select their own of- Unite Support Of Station WeddingsThere )

ficer-lawyers and for those whod F-Yard Independence Day were 14 wedding cere- I f ii 'r

,, ) not know such a person a permanent Dept. monies performed at the Station .
'
Bond Drive Urged ...
general courtmartial coun- chapels during the first seven daysof / a

sel has been appointed here. He is NewsTwo Continued from pace one June. I J" ./ VJI

Lieut. Thomas Crouch a law grad- civilian Supply; John S. Shaw The marriages performed were: I .:;,/ / 1'

uate of the University of South civilian, Public Works; Ernest D. 1 June: John Morris, Jr. and .J.... : 'f
Carolina. Lieut. Crouch practicedlaw Thursday night dances at McLaughlin, civilian Supply; and Elizabeth Walde; 2 June: Wilbur .
at Columbia S. C., from 1927 the "Pines" proved very enjoyableto others. Frank Phelps and Margaret Mary > "

until he received a commission in the personnel in Y-2 Division The Navy holds two cash cam- Steggs; George B. Satterwhite and a single fin and rudder Identifythis

the Navy on 20 April 1942. Music drinks and eats were tops. paigns annually IndependenceDay Nettie M. Roosa; Raymond Butler plane.
Enlisted personnel who run afoul We know the recreational funds and Pearl Harbor Day-to Stivers and Marguerite Geneva :5. What was the first French

of regulation are called beforeCaptain's are real boosters for morale. I supplement its allotment and pay Ford; Carlyle H. Truitt and SaraE. city captured by the Allied invasion
mast and the Commandant When the boys relaxed we roll deduction programs. Cook. forces ?

may assign deck or summary found them quite different from ---- 3 June: Walter Louis Scheeserand 6. Who was the overall commanding .
courtmartials and recommend general the quiet working men operatingthe Elizabeth Mary Metrick; Bernard Naval officer of the Allied .

courtmartials depending upon station boats. A few peculiarities VF-5 Engineering At Bienstock and Nora Green; fleet that poured men and
the seriousness of the offense are passed on. Just try to Thomas Patrick McMenanny and materials ashore in the invasion?

and the past record of the accused. imagine: Party Monday NightMore Martha Lucille Morgan; Thomas 7. How far is Paris located

The Navy takes care of its own CEM Bradford (Major Hoople) 400 members of VF-5 Paul Hodge and Sylvia A. Rack- from the point of the initial Allied -r
and the Legal Officers are trainedto as a jitterbug-his partner a sta- than the of the ley: Alfred G. Rooke and Pearl landings on the French coast: ;{
were guests .
be vigilant In protecting the tion bus driver. I Engineering at Munson. (aU25 miles; (b)500 miles; (c)78l I
rights of Naval personnel. The J. V. Russell, BMl/c. needing a Welfare Department a party I 6 June: Jack Paul Hills and La- miles: or (d)1,100 miles? j
Station Legal Office offers voluntary seeing eye dog to show him his held at The Pines Monday refreshments night. I Verne Dorothy Lieser; Warren H. 3 What famous character of t .

aid to officers and men and way around Not quite blind but Dancing was served.held The and committeein I Millard and Erma Ruth Chamberlain history made a successful invasionof

during the period of one year very very sleepy. were Chiefs CharlesF. ; 7 June: Reynold Stlebel and England In 1066 from the Normandy
handle; some 3,000 cases involving E. A. Carter MoMM2/c intro- charge comprised Howard Harriet G. Miller; James LeRoy province where Allied
domestic relations insurance, ducing the wrong girl as his wife. Coval Gould Harvey and John A. Simons R. Beddard.- 'Greuber and Lois Barbara Minkler. troops first landed last week? :

estates wills taxation and all "Buck" Long, coming out of a L. -----a. 9. June 6, 1944 i* the date of y

other types of legal matters. bus, head first. Athletic instructors Smoker POI'Itponed' invasion that will live forever. Co-

Lieut. Shrigley who is Judge take note-a good man for Sinatra Joke Due to conflict with a major Incidentally June 6, 1912, is the

'Advocate of General Courtmartial diving. who boxing bout in downtown Jackson date of a great U. S. Naval vic l
here as well as the Main Station E. J. Spies, BMl/c as a Cassa- Did you hear about the ram heard I ville the Smoker scheduled for tory. Do you know what it was?,

Legal Officer Is a native of Bos- nova-by the river under the committed suicide The"There'll ram Never Mason Field Friday night has been 10. Prior to the Invasion the Allies t:

ton. lIe graduated from Harvardin trees, on a park bench, so very Frank Sinatra sing." postponed it has been announcedby captured their first Axis cap
1936 when he received a com romantic. Be Another Ewe. Lieut. Raymond Forsberg. ital. On what date was it that

mission as an ensign in the Naval The new Yard Office Chief, Yea --..jg-j. j- --, Rome fell to us?
stories. !
Reserve. man Stauffer and Ens. Ford former ArmyHOLLYWOOD S t
Gable to
CMoMM Gilliam being able to Quit
Lieut. Shrigley was admitted to shipmates, meeting and spend keep track of his hat, his girt, of (CNS) Major (EDITOR'S NOTE: The quiz
tta law practice in ing the evening In a corner tryingto else of his. Clark Gable soon will leave the contest editor hangs hit head In
anything
- .Massa.Chu he was consul for the out-tell each other's "sea I Last week the of
First prize for the jitterbug contest Army and return to civilian life. shame. picture
Mexico and Panama
Republics of Cable who enlisted in the AAFas the plane in this. column wa not
states before he holds a private license. Lieut. : was awarded: to H. E. Lange, ,
la the New England Nick Chiara S2/c, and a private in 1942, recently completed a Navy Hellcat as announced. A
called to active Naval service Shrigley rents a civilian plane and BMl/c I
being the photographic pclture of a .Jap plane was used
Both overseas
their couples put
off duty partners
Is the flies his own during
14 July 1941 Flying
on n\1 take.. Ouch!
hour on strand Show. mission to which he was assigned. br ). .
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youthful Legal Officer hobby and.







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Editorial Office

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The JAX AIR NEWS I Is published the U. S.
Naval Air Station, Jacksonville Florida, ltyl\ Public
Relation Office at no expense to the government. Copies
are distributed free ot charge to enlisted and other Naval By Commander U. R. Marken, ('he<<, USN
Personnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Technical "
Training Center the Headquarters of the Naval Air
Operational Training Command, Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Our Flag '
Green Cove Springs.. Naval Auxiliary Air StationCecil ,
\ Field Naval Air Gunners' School the U. S. Navalloepltai i "A thoughtful mind when it sees a nation's flag,
} and Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities, May port.
but the nation Itself
sees not the flag only and
be its symbol, 1U insignia he reads
,
Rear Admiral Andrew C. Mc FII II. USN whatever may
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training chiefly in the flag, the governments., the principles,
the truths the history which belong to the nation."
t Captain Walton W. Smith. L'SN
Ward Beecher.
Commandant. -Henry
Jacksonville Naval Air Station arty x/ A nation's flag when thought of in the light of
the above quotation, ceases to be a piece of cloth
Captain Joseph B. Lynch. A-VG), USNR.
Commanding Officer held in awe because we as children were told thatit
Naval Air Technical Training Center is supposed to be shown great: lespect. A flag
stands for and is the symbol of everything fine
Captain John J, MaUey (MC), USN.
Commanding' Officer about a nation. The relation of the flag to a nationis
U. S. Naval HospitalCommander 1 ""-:' .- very much the same as that of the Cross!! to the
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Christian religion.
Edward E. Dolecek, USN.
Commanding Officer If then, when you lead the newspapers of the
Naval Air Gunners' School day concerning world events and you have the feeling .
MAIN STATION the United States of America still
that perhaps
Commander William H, Ashford. Jr.. USN.
Commanding Oftlcer. affords what is most desirable In living remember .
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove Sri Ins AMUSEMENT CALENDARNumber that flag represents those things you value and

Commander Samuel G Mitchell. cheiish.
Commanding Officer I ( after each show Is playing] date at When thinking of your flag in relation to other

Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field TOlay-.Cabln in the Student Sky." all-colored Officers' Auditorium all-star 'af-t.) ((18) flags, think of It with pride, and remember that

Lieut Col. Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Ret). Sunday Lady Takes a Chance,"' Jean Arthur. ((19)) all national flags of all nations are to be held in
Commanding\ Officer, ,' respect and viewed with tolerance.
Monday-"Bathing Beauty lied Skeleton. ((20))
Marine Barracks Tuesday-"Marine Raiders," Pat O'Brien. (21) Let our flag be a mirror into which each can ace,

Lieut Cot William\ T. Evans! USMC (Ret). nfliC1d-'Thf'Y Live In Fear" Otto Kreuger. (23)) beholding in himself the devotion and loyalty for

,/ Marine Commanding Aviation Officer DetachmentThe Next Thursday-"Coney Island" Betty Grable.. which great men and women have died. and are dying

(Today at the Student Officers Auditorium the picture U "I'..no",' the today.

JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service Leailer" while" next Thursday It will be MG...mhleni (,.10...." withCheater "Your flag and my flag.
material. of ciedited matter prohibited
Republication (orrl"",.)
without permission of CNS. War Depal tmellt. 2O5 E. And how it flies todayIn
42nd St.. N. Y. C. Other Entertainment your land and my land

Saturday-Ship* Dtutce, Mainside! Auditorium. 2000. And half a world away! .
Sumlay NAS Filer n. Orlando Army Air Base at Ma4 FW-M, 14SO.Tuettlay Rose-led and blood ted

Shore Duty "Right TW Wa>'," UFO-Camp Show, MaJnoitle Auditorium The stripes forever ,gleam: ;

The folUwins, I editorial: written t>jr Iaar.' a 1:1'A: ): 2000. Snow-white and soulwhiteThe -
Cleaves I *N. e nim iidliir fflrrr O f S. ;
forefathers' dream.
*.tati.a. Uaytonn Heard, .. Training (.'mniand, recently appeared la the Uavtenaluntle NEW BOOKS
,*. station publication, and is .. applicable t. aJ BreezesSalty Sky-blue and true-blue, with stare to gleamaright '
Burn -Then There Was On the
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there staliena that we, a* several other service paper
have done, are taking the liberty .f reprinting It. U. S S. ENTERPRISE and the ; _
Let us start off with the assumption (by Humor From First Year of War. The glorified guidon of the day a shelter

true that citizen of the Busch-Duel In the Sun. through the night.
no means ) every : Here And There Fan-child-Garden Islands \-t the

country is ready, willing and anxious to bear Great East. Your flag and my flag!
Swift, ChangeA And, oh, how much it holds} .
his share of the burden of war, and that I Drago-Stagecoach Kingdom. ?
drunk watched a sailor't'nter Hi* -Netherlands America. Your land and my land-
do his
healthy male has the desire to
every within folds.Your
Secure its !.
a revolving door. As the door Banning-West Point Today.
port in actual combat against the enemy. The swung around, a pretty WAVE Field-The Smoking Iron. heart and my heart

continental shore establishment of the Navy stepped out."That's Schultx-Germany Will Try It Beat quicker at the sight;

(and this is true) is made up of a fairly large changing clothes fast," Again. Sun-kissed and wlnd-tMSed-
he muttered. "The Shore Patrol Derrickson Post collection fled and blue and white.
percentage of unhappy people who feel that Script: a
musts been tailin him."
of humor from the Saturday *
they are not fulfilling their obligation to Evening Fo t.Tabori The one flag-the great fl #-the flag; for

their country because of their assignment to Forewarned (-They Came to London. me and you-

shore duty. To such people I offer my opin He: "Yes, by looking Into a gill's) Bait.its father Jeeps and Jests. Glorified and blue all I) else! beside' -the red and white

ions for what they are worth. In the first eyes I can tell exactly what she Matthew*-The 4 ,Fruits fij _of__Fascism
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place there is an intelligent group of planners thinks of me." Your flag and my flag!

with a complete picture of Navy personnelin She:" "It must be very discour CommercialsFOR To every star and stripe

mind who direct that shore for aging. The drums beat as hearts beat
we serve on SAM
of time. '39 deluxe Plymouth coupe: yawl And fifers shrilly pipe!
varying lengths Quick ReparteeA
I condition; radio and heater. Reasonable Your flag and my flag-
Secondly prospective length of the war youngster was leading a don- for cash C. S. mown, barracks A blessing in the sky.

makes it almost certain that everyone who so key past a group of soldiers when hree-quarter 68. bed with mattress and Your hope and my hope-

desires will have a chance to participate actively one of the khaki-clad boys decidedto springs. Pie-war collapsible. fcabv car- It never hid a lie!
have some fun. naRe Upright piano A. E. Schein.feldt. -
at sea or in distant shore bases in so 1 "Why are you holding on to your Three 3W4 B. Craven 'D"f'{ Paik. Home land, and far land and half) the
complete rooms furniture-
much war that he will be completely satisfied brother so tight" the soldier asked. kitchen living room, bedroom. )2COWf'n : world around,
with his own contribution. "To keep him from joining the Cumberland' Road. Call Mrs D. C. Old Glory hears our glad salute and ripplea

Mure we are operating in direct and intense support .f Army," replied the boy. Several, Ext.coach 309 furlough ticket to St. to the !
the fleet, there Is .. reason t. feel that we are not at this I Louis Cheap. No good ur.ler LAN sound''i:!.- --- ---
moment takingan active part In the war. And since we can She Wa railroad Inquire Master at Arms. Barracks
If rrtain .f actual contact with the enemy, it is tremendntly 21.Fourpiece.
Important that we take ..f'e:: opportnnttr ; I Brunette: "I'm :M r. Blinker's maple bedroom suite
while on shore duty to prepare big> day. 1) wife" 180. 3031 A 12Vth St, Devtey Park. From Other Papers I
.,.-r thi.(" that I. required ot you In the normal pursuit Studio (coach two toikeis. end table,
.t y..r daily duties, and then do a treat deal more! lour Blonde: "I'm his secietary. Also canvas K>'ak. double puddle and
.aUe In fleet job will certainly; be i In direct proportion Brunette ?"
a : "Oh were you fall. Can be seen at 34J7: A. Taylor
to the of your body, the decree ot training I of jour o St. Dewey Park. A V-mall letter weighs 1/140 aa much as the
mind : dllh.-.td. and the spirit and pride I in your heart. -- ---- standard letter, and its ue effects a saving of 98
Accept the retpounibility for jour individual selves. Do not Not Much Room -
rely on your division officer or your chaplain to guide Said a veteran sea dog to a It's", Glass per cent in cargo space. It a plane flying V-mail Is
every moment of >onr Ih... Take the Initiative, take advyajitage rookie: "After we were torpedoedI "He's a hard man. that sergeant. Jost, either by accident or by enemy action, the
of every opportunity for clean and healthy I recreation missing film is reported at once at the original pointof
and every opportunity for the education that will perfect lived for a week on a can of sar Have you noticed his eyes?
embarkation
and. advance joo in your ratine. It Is obvious that dines." I "Yes, and I thought one looked and the microfilm is sent on its
your value aboard ship will be measured by the degree Commented the rookie: "Say, kinder than the other." way by the next available plane.
.f tklll that yon have acquired here. Put firmly aide any The Golden Cater.
Influence which weakens you In mind or bod>. Arrange you, didn't have much room. to "Correct, and that's a glass;;
)..r personal affair so that von are instantly ready for move around did you ?" one." ---
transfer to any ship or station without hardship apes i Today a pilot of a plane must learn to fly on the
: .nrself or those who may be dependent upon >ou.
By own choice you are in the finest Common SenseFirst team, as they call it. Each flying field has a certain -
your Private: "Why did you radio beam, and when the pilot's radio is on,
organization in the world. You know that salute that truck driver?" Divine Services I he can fly straight to the fiekl, regardless of the

you can: always depend upon your shipmatesfor Second Rookie: "Don't be so darkness of the night. God has given each one of

complete backing. See that they can: also dumb! That's no truck driver, us a heart which can pick up the beam of God's

depend on )'ou. Always wear your uniform that's Genera] Hauling. Didn't you Birmingham I'rotcttant Chapel Aua..e.I :. Mn.Mn Road and guidance, if we keep tuned to Him. We can fly our
see the sign ?" I 0730-Holy Communion life planes on the beam to safety, if we listen to the
proudly, be it dungarees or dress blues, as 1 O&W-Recruit Divine un lu. sound of His voice and do not become confused and
have right to be proud of yourself 0930) -Training Center Divine strike.OHTO .
lost amid
you every Ignorant Bliss -Sunday School (small thai*)). the storms and fogs of the world. _
individually and of your organization, and I BMlc: "Hey, boot you should 1045--General Divine service -The Stethoscope.
claim fair share in the I have been on time at muster this 3843-Vesper service WI
you may justly a I Catholic Chapel. : Jot.Mn IU d and --
achievement of the greatest Navy ever morning. Birmingham A,...*. Recognition and appreciation of the St. Mary'n
what ?
Boot happened
"Why
: 06 JO-Maw.
known to the world. 0700-,Mass. Navy Pre-Flight School's efforts in the 1044 Red
-- 0830-Mass. Cross War Fund drive were expressed in a letter
-- Knows Na'yYc
)4Jj-Mall) from Fund Director Esther P. Chadbourn of the
The vital contribution which the War bond program : In the navy what, l Is the 1100-Mass.
Pacific Area of the Red Cross Commander ClydeW.
ia making to the gigantic ta. J* of financingthe difference between "good fchape" Christian Science Se"lae: Mnttln to
Road and Birmingham Avenne. King, Commanding Officer.
war is well known. and "fehlpfehape"? 1100-Small chapel. This station raised!' more than $6,000 in its Red
What may not be so well known is the collateral Y2c: The difference between a Jewish Services! Muslin Bead and Cross drive.
value of the War bond program. WAVE and a emitter. Birmingham Au... small chapel J). The Eaglet.
1 TOO-Sabbath service (Friday).
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Individual :
Worry has long been recognized by 20tt-Sabbath service (Friday).
authorities as one of the contributing causes of Another Mouth 0810-Devotion* (!Saturday' ). Twenty-seven years ago Richard Arnold had the
I.I."Ickness. Excited Yeoman: "Congratulate 1000 Devotion (Sunday) Cecil Field smallest feet in the German Army. Today he has

Fear of future insecurity has long been lecogr me! Congratulate me! I'\e just --- -- the smallest feet in the American Navy, wearingsize

>!zcd as one of the chief causes of worry. come from, the Naval Hospital and 3 special-made shoes and he's the happiest
The systematic purchase of War Bonds throughthe find I've another mouth to feed!" Radio ProgramsFriday sailor in the world right now because he finally)

Navy payroll reservation and allotment plan is Shipmate: "Great news, old boy! has achieved a long ambition to come to Lakehurst'

enabling several million of our Naval personnel, civilian What is it ? A boy or a girl?" -Navy New"U"JAX where he is a student In the Parachute Riggers

and military, to build up for themselves a financial Excited Yeoman: "Neither. A 1750-1755:' ; and "Na\y Headline School The Airship.

fortress as protection against future in- tapeworm!" *." WJIII, 18351840. --

security. oUnheard Saturday "Navy flings News from the European trot ia most gratifying
In so doing one of the great causes for worry, Of \\VJAX 20002030. as we lead that in the dusk of an English evening
with its resultant lowering of physical and mental Date sailor: "Don't you know Monday "Na" NenJAX *," 1,000 huge bombers soar over the Channel and
standards, is being eliminated. --The Avenger.It what good clean fun ia?" \\ 1750-17S5; and "Navy head for Berlin. We read with determination tha

-- Sailor to date: "I'll bite, what Headlino," WJIII', 18351840. the German capital and what it stands for is bei
takes 18 months and $31,500 to turn out one good to J it?" 1'ut'.ls-"J\pk Your Navy exterminated _

Navy aviator. WJ1II', 2100-2130. Those of us in the Navy Marine Corps and CoastGuard
The estimate was given Washington last week Wrong: Powder"What Wednesday "Navy New," can feel a particular pride because many of
by Lieut. Commander F. V. Lawrence to the House I caused that expWlont 'JAX, 11 O.17M; and "Navy us are buying War Bond every month by allotment.We .
Appropriations Subcommittee in hearings on the your house" tat night?" HeadlineVJIII, 18351840. have done a good Job but we, must not let up
Navy budget-The Word. I "Powder on iny coat sleeve." now.-IcwSngs.t'og .




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: Final Check Before Going Ashore Chief Relates How Maintenance ManIs Quiz Contest

Hidden Power (QUESTIONS PRINTED ON'PAGE
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Strafed Our
Japs Behind The Scenes ANSWERS
1. General Dwight (Ike) Eisenhower *

fJ Wounded MarinesNavy CntUu (!.. pace two is supreme commander and
Of the one at this station. I his home town is Abilene; General
alrcrewnnen rate absolute Planes find their way into the I Omar N. Bradley is commander of
tops with both Navy pilots and Jacksonville A and R shop in two the American Army in France and
hails from Clark, Mo.
Marine ground and air forces in ways: either through a routine admission Karl
2. Field Marshall Rudolph
at intervals or
the Pacific war zone and the com specified
bat experience of one of them, through the recommendation of an Gerd Von Rundetedt.
3. (d)4,000) ships.
inspection officer who periodically
Aviation Chief Machinist's Mate
James H. O'Dell Jr., 24, of St checks all planes in the squadrons 4. It's the AAFs famous B-lT
located in and around the Jack Flying Fortress.
Paul, Virginia, gives sufficient rea- i .
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5.
son for their popularity.Chief I sonville area This inspection officer Bayeux.. .
recommends them for A and 6. Sir Bertram Ramsay of Britain
O'Dell of VO-VCS here ;
.
,. served for 20 months in the combat R whenever they are damaged by
accident when develop 7. (a)125 miles
or they
zone with a Patrol Squadronand ,
structural or mechanical difficulties 8. William the Conqueror.
that squadron alone is credited
that cannot be handled' by 9. The Battle of Midway.
with saving 561 men. Many of the I maintenance 10. Rome fell on Sunday, June 4.
squadron crews.
rescued men were Navy and Marine a
pilots forced down at sea but When single-engined planes
the majority were wounded Marine come into the A and R shop they And He Wondered ,

foot soldiers taken off New I are immediately disassembled, Why His Tin Can
Georgia Island when the fightingwas right down to the smallest bolt
still at its peak. Their component parts are then I Was Sunk By Sub

1I1 Alr'rewman O'Dell HIM In the cleaned, labeled and sent to specialized I Continard frm pale one ,,,'
thick of It and an official clU- shops where they are thor- their plans because the Nails
oughly tested, repaired and rebuilt had sprayed themselves with
)' lion from Admiral William F.
I
Halhey, commander of the South Parts which cannot meet the "Hug-Ded."
x Tactile Natal force, confirms I rigid test imposed upon them are Besides, he added the high com '\
this skillful and effective action destroyed and the metal salvagedfor mand was afraid that the cooties '
under 'Ir ." I other uses. New parts are then I II would feel a certain brotherhood

Now on duty at this Station as substituted. for the Nazis
an engineering chief with a patrol : Nothing U neglected in the A "It takes a thief to catch a
plane training squadron, he and K overhaul. of airplane eqult- thief," Henry explained wisely, w
I'passes his part off lightly but ment.. Everything that Is in the "but would the average louse know
/ recounts. the action: plane when It come Into the that"
"We received a rescue messageat I slop Including parachute and The point Is that Henry had away
our base," he relates, "and immediately life raft, Is thoroughly tested of knowing things, and he'd
took off for New Georgia and repaired. Many of the labs tell anyone who would listen.
Our PBY and two others landed and shops are 88 highly technical Well.. the big moment came.
i on the water at an anchorage M manufacturer plant, I He was going to sea at last. So
h t j; on the opposite side of the island giving attention to !such! intricate he packed his acA-bag, lashed
from Munda where the heaviest ; and selenitic equipment a* his hammock, and bought a lot
rLE I I fighting was going on. bombsights, automatic pilots and I of campaign ribbons. You could
[
: I I Taking to the rubber life rafts inclinometer never tell. Some of those storied
we rowed in to pick up the wounded After the parts have been thor- he had told the girls at the USO
Marines. As we moved back oughly tested and repaired they might come true.
I'i' I out to the planes with the Marines are sent back to a subassemblyshop His orders said "Report to the
I f ) -1 where the Commanding Officer, DestroyerBase
I aboard, a flight of Jap float original airplane
planes spied us and came in for a begins to take shape again. Thenit ," and he'd be feathered if he'd
I Ie strafing attack. I was just about moves to final assembly, from talk to anyone else. So when he
20 feet from our plane with the which point it is capable of leaving arrived at the big naval base, he
loaded raft when they attacked. under its own power. In fact brushed past the Captain's Yea
Bullets hit the water around us it is virtually a new airplane. To man, and walked into the skipper's
{ f>s ++: 'Yr Wtl, 'a r f ,. 1 MI but only one in the whole group prove it A and R has its own test office. He noticed that the Old
/ was hit. pilot, who puts the plane throughthe Man was having a conference with
'We really had a miraculous escape same kind of paces It had to three or four admirals, so he closed
," he continued, "when one pass when it was first accepted by the door very quietly.
ems, of the Jap planes dropped a bomb the Navy. They were talking about a con-
right between the three planes and Large multi-engined planes! coming voy, and Henry heard the Captainsad
r again there was only one man into A and R are handled :
I II It slightly injured Our guns had been slightly different from single-en "I'll have the Ecks shove off at
shifted to make way for the more gined planes. They are not sent exactly 0400 on Wednesday, sir.
HAVES nowadays give their hats a fimil snap in compliance withSquare seriously wounded but we soon had to individual shops after Then he saw Henry, and his face
r a Your Hat" r inpgn, M Known by Carolyn Ba Third Clans, preparing to go ashore Yeoman B*_ Is from Woodville, cleared out. Not a crew memberor That is, with the exception "What do you want?" he bel-
MiMtiKfclppI: trained' at Hunter College, New York, and NATTS, Marine was lost." engines, which are rebuilt lowed.
Memphis; and IMM been aboard the Station sine August, 1943, M Some 40 men were removed on centralized repair shops the sameas "Henry Gustawind. seaman second
yeoman to the Wiling chief In the Production Control Office of that day. A few days later they those of single-engined planes. reporting sir," the sailor told
A. & R.New. } went back for more and more Employing several thousand naval him, saluting so snappily he
-- ---- -.- trouble. WAVE and civilian personnel bruised his hand.
.. scribed normal period of 18 months "We were a little nervous this and owning some of the best and "Well Gufctawind, blow Into
.. Promotion service in pay grade 2 must be time" O'Dell recalled, "becauseour latest overhaul equipment in the the other office," snarled the
completed prior to advancement to bombers were plastering' the world, Jacksonville A and R shopis Captain "By the way, did jon
Policy Announced pay grade 1A. Jap position at the tip of the rarely stymied for the answerto hear me ay anything while yon
Defining sea duty, BuPers ex- Island and It wasn't far from us. a repair job. To be doubly sure were In here?"
r...I..ni tr.n pars one plains duty in sboie-based fleet We sort of expected an attack that it is equal to every occasionit "Something about a ship, sir."
excess of complement of Class activities within the continental and hOn got It. even has facilities for manufac- "Well, keep it under your hat
V-10 personnel limits is not counted as sea duty "We had just finished loading uring certain parts it would be impracticable "Aye, aye, sir"
"Open for advancement in ex- for advancement purposes except I the Marines aboard," he contin- to buy. Henry reported to the Detail
"HI of complement (< advanced in the cases' of personnel who, in ued, "when four Jap planes came Providing a large amount of the I I Yeoman and was assigned to the
radio material school graduates the normal performance of duties in strafing. They really threw a maintenance skill utilized by the Destroyer, U S. S. ECKS.
f nly. I are engaged in operations at seaa I lot of fire at ua and before we Jacksonville Naval Air Station and I "Hurrav," he shouted. "I've always
': The following ratings are open major part of the time. Sea pay could beat them off, three of our other naval activities all over the wanted to get on a destroyer
1o advancement in excess of complement is not a governing factor in determining men were wounded (not seriously) world is the local Naval Air Tech -ulp-I mean a tin can!"
of all eligible, fully qualified whether or not a par- and they had shot out one of the nical Training Center. From the So he rushed to the barracksand
candidates In general service ticular type of duty is considered engines while putting M bullets i service schools and labs of this pinned on an anti-submarine
who ate serving in a sea duty sea duty for purposes of advance into the plane next to us. I center have gone out many thou I campaign bar, one Spanish war
status: Cox, BM2c BMlc, CBM, ment in rating. "That plane had to unload its sands of expert technicians to I medal, a Yangtze campaign ribbon -
;, 3M3c.: QM2c, QMlc CQM, FC3c, Sea duty, for purposes of advancement wounded passengers and take maintain the airplanes and radio, 'i I and a Marine Good Conduct
FC2c. FClc CRT. RdMSc.: RdM2c in rating, is defined by them back to the beach. We took electrical, mechanical and ordnance bar.Then
ROM 1C. Y3c, Y2c, Ylc, CY, CCs, Bupers as follows: off for our base with the men we equipment of naval aviation -' he went to celebrate down-
8t2c Stic, Ck2c. Cklc ((1)) Duty in vessels prescribedby had and later returned' and rescued --both jn the air and on the town, at a place where the liquor
The authority contained in an the Commander in Chief, U. S. the others." ground. To them a large tasted like the anti-freeze drain-
.' fnclo!!ure to the new directive to Fleet as a put of the organization Chief O'Dell was in the war ure of the credit for mea.e.1 age from an automate radiator.
effect advancements in excess of of the sea-going foices. zone from the very start. He was tory must go.combat The first drink almAst! knocked
complement Is not to be construed ((2)) Duty beyond the continental slightly injured during the initial : him flat but he drank it down in
4:'" a* permitting any waiver of other limits of the U S. I Jap attack on Pearl Harbor, December flying experience I is now II one gulp, and banged his fist on
icquiiements prescribed by the ((3)) Duty with the Fleet Marine 7, 1941. at the service of the Navy's fledgling the bar. "Set 'em up," he roared"Let
row directive and its enclosures Force. I As aerial gunner and plane captain aircrew man undergoing squad me buy this one, mate"
See Duty Defined ((4) Duty as members of the of his Navy patrol bomber, ron instruction at Jacksonville.__ said a voice behind him. He
BuPers notes sea duty for purposes Armed Guard Crews or communi he has taken part in numerous County turned. A short blonde man With
of advancement in rating is cation-liaison personnel aboard bombing raids including a very The Duval Singing Con pleasant blue eyes was already
not required for aviation branch merchant vessels. effective attack on Nauru in vention will meet at the Naval Air digging in his pocket.
ratings and V-10 personnel, male ((5)) Duty in sea-going vessels March of last year This main task, Station Baptist Church oppositethe "Oh. no, I couldn't," Henry answered
specialists, V-4, BMA, and personnel assigned to naval districts which, however, was rescue woik. Yukon postoffice, next Sun and waited hopefully. :
classified by BuPers as "mo I in the normal performance of All in all, they rescued 05 men: day, 18 June from 1400 to 1700 "But I insist," declared the
bilization ashore" or "limited I duties operate at sea a major partof the squadron, 561 men. All service men and women are civilian.
duty"-.but in such cases the pre- the lime Chief O'Dell' 1200 hours of cordially invited' to attend. i (To Be Continued)
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''t,r r. WELFARE British Sailors Waving At WAVES -, Sports Flash



[ PRESENTS At NATTC Give ':; <(\ of Lou the Nova"Duration", leading heavyweight claimant


I championship, will appear
Invasion Views"I referee on the boxing pro ,
at NATTC tonight, acco r\fflrg
wish I was back over there to Lout :Marty Karow, head of
; now.. We've been waiting for it the Physical Training Depart
(the invasion) a long time, and ment.
: now that it's started, I'm here a Nova will referee two of the
I long way from It." scheduled seven! bouta. The
That was the wistful commentof card will start at 1930 at the

i L. Smith, AFO, whose home is outdoor Navy arena. Nova It In
in Yorkshire. England and who is Jacksonville for a bout Friday
IA I here, with a number of other night with Hill Peterson, Chicago -
English seamen, at NATTC getting heavyweight.
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I advanced training in aviation

P : ordnance.A half dozen or so of those Eng Recreational And

lishmen were singled out this
I
week, in an attempt to see just
3 wps I how they feel about the invasion Sports FacilitiesAt

One expression was common .3 .
among them all: They believe that
their kinsmen and fellow country Center ListedWant
Sammy CohenRight I I men feel as they do about the In- .

"' This Way," a highly vasion-all are glad that it finally to engage in a set of tennis .
I I
rated USO show starring Comedian i has started, convinced that it a round of golf, a refreshingswim
Sammy Cohen, is the major I means an earlier end of hostilities 1 -or perhaps see a
entertainment dish set for next I Smith had plenty of opportunity movie or read a new book! T.
i week at NATTC. I to see preparations for are just a few of the retreati.and
Eight big acts, covering the entertainment the invasion building up. For 12 sports facilities available for
field from magic to j| months he was stationed on the enlisted nen at NATTC.
hill-billy songs, are included in the south coast of England and saw oThis L The list of activities and the
unit, which will show at 1800 and the increasing lines of tanks and times they are available follow:
1.1 2000 Tuesday at the auditorium. other armament; saw more and Swimming pool No 1-1800 to
Sammy Cohen has appeared in more landing ships of various 2100 daily except Sunday for enlisted
kind converging In that section -- {-'\ -fi\\ "
numerous Hollywood colossals and personnel Sunday, 1300 to
... -'n ..
; and night after night heard '- 2100
is well known along the big time for enlisted personnel with
variety circuits His publicity says the bombers of the HAT start Isn't exactly sawdust these WAVE officers are sitting on, guests
t he is a pantomimist (that's whatit out and return from their missions but they don't seem to mind. Shown getting Instruction In semaphore Pool No 2-1700 to 1900 and
says, it says that that's what it while during the day In i are Ens. Eileen Sammy facing camera and Ens. Mary O'Connor, 2000 to 2100 daily. Sunday, 1230(
more recent> months he new students In Radio School at NATTC.
saw-
says), but despite that, we can ._ ._ _._ to 2100.
American ---- ---- --- -
assure you thai he is one comedian flyers pick up the Golf--0800 to 2100 daily and
who is funny. round-the-clock attacks on Hitler's WAVES Shoot Up Gunnery Range Sunday. .
'i You may remember his terrific Europe.As Tennis 0800 to 0930 and 1700to
role in the silent film What Price A. G Taylor AM petty officer 2100 daily. Saturday and Sun.
Glory. One of the most recent: put it, all that these English But Bowling Scores Hit New Low day, 0800 to 2100. (Courts west of
films he appeared in is The Fighting I Allies who temporarily:! are here atCenter I I Allegheny).
the know otthe invasionis Softball Three
i Sixty-Ninth. '- diamonds (west
Wondering how the recent
"what we read in the
newspapers -
of Allegheny) 0800 to 2100 Satur.
I I and hear over the radio"The COOKS TO LEARNBY WAVE arrivals are getting alongat day and Sunday.
flow of all civilian mail was NATTC, a reporter boldly approached Athletic locker In
I OBSERVATIONThose them and solicited their gear Bldg.
stopped from England June 1. 563 open 0800 to 2200 for the issuance .
I.It 'II Vs Taylor's home is in Warwick, In unsung mainstays of opinions. of tennis rackets and balls,
It i III d ;. ;,,, midland England. He was stationed combat and non-combat duty are The following breezy and quite golf clubs fishing tackle Softball
.' for some time in Northern going to be given an opportunityto readable comments were turned in football, volleyball, badminton and
Scotland and for a briefer period learn through observation bet by Ens Mary Jane Boyle and Ens. handball.

on the South England coast. He, ter methods for operating the Charlotte Sturgeon, members of Bowling alleys-1300 to 2030
I too, vouches for there being mess halls at NATTC, under a the Initial WAVE group to attend daily except Sunday. Officers' priority .
I "plenty of gear brought to the plan being effected by Lt. George Radio School at the Center: 1300 to 1500
I coast( I E. Drach, who has been assigned Gunnery is our favorite. We are Library-0830 to 2100 daily
I He has a brother who mayor to the Center as assistant to Dt. getting the same course here as Sunday, 1300 to 2100,
may not be taking part in the Invasion H. G O'Keefe, commissary officerof the enlisted men; semaphore, Hostess House-,For personnelwith
I The brother went down in N AS. blinker, electrical theory, watch guests, 1530 to 2100 daily
a chute near Berlin November 9 Lt. Drach has an idea that standing, procedure, gunnery and 1400 to 2100
1100
i and since then has been reportedas good mess cooks can become bet- something else oh, yes, to 2100 Sunday.Saturday, and "
"missing." They know he was ter mess cooks if they have a code. We love every bit of it (who Recreation rooms-Bks. 9. 17,

alive when he landed and he has chance to see how other better I said that), but gunnery is tops. 20, 53, 59, 63, 71, daily 1700 to
never been reported as a prisoner cooks" are carrying on. (And he's When we found ourselves sched- 2130
of war. one of the first to tell you that I uled for it one Monday afternoon, Movies-1800 and 2000 daily and
we have good mess cooks at a long, silent cheer went up from
"Well, I don't know much about I I Sunday Also matinee Sunday;
ranks Around 1400
NATTC our Goody ,
the invasion itself. We've had no 1500..
1 I. Under his plan, cooks here will our chariot deposited us "on the I
mail, and while at home recently Song service---1900 Sunday at
I was stationed in Scotland. Someof be taken to the civilian mess hall range. This was it1! How manyof All Saints' Chapel
the other blokes can probably on Main Side to see it in operation us would come back --
tell It is considered, accordingto The instructors eyed us warily
you more, A. Pattinson, AFO,
said. He did, however, while in Lt. Drach the "model" at this as we approached. We eyed the Song Service, Group.
Scotland have the honor of station. It's all part of an instructors (Hmmm1!. Not bad.)
reviewed by both King George being VI cational program" he "edU-1 1 Well to make a long story short I I Discussion On Sunday

and by General Sir Bernard Mont- improve all the mess halls t we blasted everything within shot- I If you enjoy singing familiar
gomery, in their pre-invasion inspections There's' great deal to keeping i I gun radius-even a couple of clay hymns and listening to good music,
Anne Baxter the mess halls running smoothly. I pigeons. It .was an awful lot of here is your chance. And to all
I "They've all been waiting and Just as an example, Lt. Drach fun but ended too soon. enlisted men and women who have
Other performers in the USO waiting. Everybody's been work- recalled recently, the service wanted an opportunity} to give
show are the Three Ethier Sisters, I ing so very hard for so long. I'm school bake shop No 2 here at 'actrans (First available government their views? on important, practical .
singers of Western songs: The sure they are all glad that the invasion the Center turned out 6.200 loaves transportation' to you subjects here is your chance
!
Great Huber, magician; Sara Macon has finally started" Pat of bread and 2,500 pies in a single laymen) are rather uncertain too.
swing .singer; Dawn Brothers, tinson said. He lives at Manchester day.And around here \>'e finally tteciitad Every Sunday at 1900 In the
novelty whistling act; Three which took plenty of punishmentwhen yet he says all you haveto on the motto of the hour- All Saints' Protestant Chapel
do is "get it, account for it, "Variety J* the spice of III..."
Ithythmettes, dancers; Ward and the Nazi air forces( were there is a half-hour song service .
Revel, comedy dance team, and stronger. Two brothers are serv- prepare- it-provide the best food- Seeing a group of WAVES riding followed by a lively group discus
george Lee Berger, pianist.An ing in the Middle East, one in the at the "best time, most economically In a milkwagon has coated sion. The topic for next Sunday;
Army, the other in the Navy to ('8Ugr..at laughter from will be "Social Entertainment for
unusual movie program is A. Wakelim, LAM, has served He believes the mess hall crew the sidewalks And more often Christian Naval Personnel," or
Offered tonight-cartoon night. A His Majesty's Nary most of the will be able to do that. better after I than not, we too ca.t be Keen on I "What to Do on Liberty. Chap-
erieof short subjects will be time in the Mediterranean theatre, they've seen how it a done in other the sidewalks lain ;T. H Harper of NATTC wilt
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presd instead of a feature but was in the Southern part of mess halls___ preside at. the ser\ice.
1ih.W' England long enough to see many 'Jfc t I Several days ago, five of us went -----

Forts-some badly flak marked- Seaman Simon Sets over to Ship's Service to bowl. Not WAVE Thrush '
I Th JM'hf'odu1e: (at the NATTC returning from their German any of us were very good, but
tofclitoriuiu) : sorties We didn't get to see muchof Gun-Stripping MarkAvron each time a ball went down the I

Tonight, 1800, 3000, Cartoon the invasion preparations how- Simon, S2, c in Class ally heading right for that "spot"j
eight.l ever," he added Wakelim was R-32 set a record the other day for between pins one and
Friday. 1800 2000. The five ofKt aboard a British aircraft carrier AOM students to shoot at when broke either to the right or left M2.ti .1
Mark with Ann Baxter and that went down in the Mediterranean they're taking the basic ordnance about a foot or so in front of the I, .
Michael O'Shea. course I king pin. Once-we didn't mind. 1 .
Saturday, 1800 OOO, i.adles Taking time out from the inten- A one-week course is given stu- Twicewe were. annoyed. Three .
ol Washington with Trudy M roh.tll sive course in turrets at the Ord- dents in the over-all operation of times-we had a little conferencewith I
nance School A. J, Hallam, AM, the 30 cat machine gun and its the man who sounded as
Sunday 1500, UndergroundSunday reralled that he had been pri- nomenclature At the end of the though he ran the place,
Guerrillas. vileged to see the British Eighth week- they are given the "field "Why, ladies, that alley Is all
1800, 2000 Roger Army re-conditioned and put in strip" test which is actually the right, in fact, it's .the best one in
Touhy, Gangster with Preston top fighting condition. tearing down of the machine gun the place"
JV>*ter and Lol Andrews. "They all appeared to be in fine in the shortest possible time. "The best one!" we chorused.
Monday, 1800, 2000 Cabin in condition" he said. Now that Seaman Simon stripped his gun "Why the tiling bends in the

the Sky. they"on the way, I'm sure the in one minute, 16 seconds. The middle."
Tuesday, 1800, '0, USO war will get over more quickly. I normal time consumed is betweentwo "Uh! Where are you girls from? pr.
f>t* ]800, :!000. Gamb- on with the invasion just as themeat minutes. His time,was the lowest We admitted that we were, and : ;
....r'.* CUolc With Cheater MorrUifcn.1 of us were." ever recorded at die school here. with that, he walked off, shaking
Nancy Kelly. I ----.- his head slowly from side to( side '., .
VSlRugged -- Hat off department Many I Well, it does bend. Try it ,some -,'., ./<. .,, '" "
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NATTC Puts On I. "
Cast
Corporal>> thanks to the 2nd Regiment's time-No. one alley. .< > <, ,
Corp Richard "Jeff Jeffcott, I Wing Representatives for the Jax 'Show '': ''' ....<.+
For Legionnaires of the last here for
erans war, $, ,
....i ;i .
student has about Air News. These s!
radio no qualms: are the lads in their 26th Annual State Convention c ;
the rugged life of the Marine A EM school who were assigned to "The hand is quicker than the ; 't' '
Corps. His background as an officer dig up stories about the fellows in eye" Although some Florida Legionnaires : ,
I The hour-long show featured an \
in the Portland, Oregon, I their wing for home town newspapers may have doubted that all-NATTC cast Ralph Monte'sAir .f't :"... 'I'IWAVE
Police Department has fitted him Lots of good stories were ages-old admonition, they were Raiders, Songstress WAVE ( -,'. ,
admirably for any strenuous duty turned in, enabling the NATTC thoroughly and entertaingly con- Mary Cody. Songster Greg ..A.." 4,' ...
he encounterJefr' Section of the Jax Air News to vinced of its veracity a few eve- '
may O Berry, and many others; was Mary Only It the new:
nings at the George Washington & .
ago
harrowing work article of
tells some up interest to .
I Hotel In Jacksonville. M. C:'a by Marine Pfc. Herb Johnston KongbJrd with the NATTC Air ,
I .
) tales of hand-to-hand combat with your home town friends. .
lawbreakers who had to learn the Pfc. Charles McDowell, a Marine Jr. Haiders wlug band. When the
i bard that "crime does notpa stuff, the young Oregonian has a radio student and A-1 magician s.---. petite Mary give. out with the
way ready smile and his buddies will since the tender age of six, Bay, Buy War Bond I love f ng i., the boy listen with
n"spite of the fact that his tell you he's the kind of A guy demonstrated amazing skill and '. ByeFreedord bated breath. We doll' blMtH2
I before vet. 4.. Bye, ***** I tbeui.. '
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Riverdahl Of Bombsight Flying Phase 1t" <,It @ I,I Sgt. Howie Brodt,



_-I Wins 5th; ; 'r"t', '," "; ",, p1Tenr M.A.D. Ring Ace,


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Bks 19 Loses < ,.,>, ,\\f.r.; :. qepee Is Swatting 1.000 .


Inclement weather Florida When U S Marines are proud

phrase for rain-prevented play in I i is l of something or somebody, they
two Softball leagues and another aren't half-hearted about it-

! loop had to cancel its games because they are 100 percent proud.
I The members of the Marine
of pressing duties, but even ,
Aviation Detachment at NATTC'
BO, there was considerable actionon 4
NATTC diamonds last week u Banana Champ. Roderick Escar- '

Big Howard Riverdahl pitched cega Olivas, S2/c, of Barracks 19, I

his fifth victory of the season as .g vs w lea is a lad who knows his bananas. I
j Before coming into the Navy,
TTA-1 ran its record up to five ..,
Olivas set a record as a line truck
defeats
wins against no to top the
American League; TTM took over driver, hauling 36,000 pounds of
bananas from Texas to the West
first In the National
place loop 1. 4
,
Coast in 24 hours, although his
with J, B. Babick turning in his
regular Job was office managerfor
fourth triumph without loss;
the El Paso Banana Co. In ,
Pitcher Joe Fasanella of Bks 1 '
lost his first league game, the de- handling perishable merchandise,
feat dropping Bks 1 to second the utmost speed and efficiency
I
s ;. must be maintained in distribu- Yr
place behind Bks 51 in the First
tion. Olivas to be an
got quite
egiment League; and Bks 19 ol
in' his field. He's puttingthe
'the expert
Second and Third Regimentsloop
_
sort of drive into his
!same!
winner of the recent NATTC Aw
work in the AEM School here.SI&ht .
Softball tourney, gave A. and R
a bitter battle before losing 1 to 0 for sore eyes department.Artie ) .
Rauth S2/c of Bks 17
,
to the crack Main Side champs.
thought he must be dreaming the I
Stan Polntek, star A, and R. other night at the auditorium.
hurler, held the Training Center When the roller skating act went
len to two hits to record the I Howie Brodt
4. on as part of the D'Artega
dose victory S. J. Elliott who : Troupe's show, out whirled Artie's have one big pride and job in their

hurled three straight wins In the [J girl from Glendale, N. Y. and it boxing department and you can't

tournament, wan almost M effective a yr wasn't any dream at all, but the take Howard Brodt away from

for Bks 19. lie jlelded gal in person. When Rauth finally them.

four blown, but two of them : convinced himself that he hadn't Brodt, MAD. boxing instructor
..
came In the fifth Inning for the suddenly gone nuts, he made a bee has never lost a fight at
only run of the &amt". I'ilot r. U. teliofner NAP, left, prepares! to take a group of students line for back stage and learned NATTC. He came here in February

Riverdahl held TTS to eight upstairs) during the fljlng phase of Bombsight School at NATTC. that his gal, Hazel Bass thoughtit of 1943, and to date, has
safeties as TTA-1 sluggers rappedout Shofner, who has nerved aboard a cruiser and destroyer, Is one of the would be fun to persuade her had 12 bouts. He blasted out

a 19 to 4 victory. It was a replayed experienced pilots at Bombsight. Boarding the aircraft is Student sister and father to form a skat-I kayos in eight of them and took

game for one which previously John L Mitchell_ Sl/c._ ing act for USO entertainment, I four decisions.

ended in a tie. Because of d and still more fun to surprise His most recent bout

rain, it was the only American NATTC Ring Champs Will Tangle Artie. I I Jackie Cranford, the: wajagainst veteran -
League game played. The Offi Hocus pocus with the soft focus. star of the Charleston Coast
cers' loop also was rained out and 1 Much of the work at AEM School: Guard team Brodt spotted Cran-

the Second and Third Regiments I With Paris Island Marines In July I should be a breeze for Robert C ford a 12-pound weight advantage

teams were unable to meet the Teto, S2/c, of Bks 19. For eight and won a convincing decision.

schedule years he built up quite a reputa- Brodt is a 155-pounder who

The undefeated Bks 51 team SOFFBALL STANDINGSIt First the Coast Guard, then the tion as a whiz kid at electrical has the punch of a heavyweightand

blasted 25 hits to swamp Bks 3 to 12 J...) soldiers and now the Marines. stage effects for amateur productions the speed of a lightweight.
by 23 to 2 and took over the i The talented NATTC boxing If anything big was being to put It mildly. He has a terrific _
First Regiment lead as Bks 1 First! Regiment team, which recently defeated a staged anywhere around his partof right hand, which: his
Tram H'.. It Pei.Bks Coast Guard and last week the state, he'd be called in
went down to defeat before Bks 5 M 3 0 1.(M) !! squad ardent backers say can drive a
by 7 to 6. Bks 51 tallied 14 runs Bkii. 1 5 1 ..833Bks lined up bouts with a soldier team, to shoot the glamour to the hole In most any ordinary bulk-
in the seventh inning for a new 3 :23 .400 now has scheduled two matches drama. He worked out some trick I I head. Urodt's punching prow*..)
for Bks 4 :2 3 ..400Bks with the highly rated Paris Island effects that had him dreaming of is
league record a single inning. 5 :2 3 .400 augmented by an abundanceof
Hawley limited Bks 3 to six hits. I Bks 6 :23 .400 Marines. Hollywood, but Uncle Sam had ring Ravvy. It's a tough combination
? 1ii 2 1 4 .::1(1() Under tentative dates arrangedby other ideas for his talents. brother Ask his
i 411'
.f'uie
q; other only eight
it game the Page William Tell! Back in the
Physical Training Department -
l1k. 'l;:; I- ponent
hand
;! players were on asFasanella' Second and Third Reglmetita the local matters' will meet Indian fighting days, Jackson,
was touched for a dozen A number of experienced fight
; 1 Team ".. L.*t Vet the Marines at Paris Island, S. C Miss used to turn out some of the
safeties. ers the Marine's list of
3 0 1,000 James W. are on
in
18 the night of 14 July, and the crack shots history.
a:\,:1 ::I: \In the National loop, Babick Bks 19 2 1 :,667Bks. Leathernecks will come here on Hammock, of Bks 17. takes his victims He put Coast GuardsmanDick
: 16 2 1 .M57 'f
Brantley, a former fighter
Jyraat,the winning motindsman as I Bks 21 1 1 .5(1() 28 July Mississippi tradition seriously, and pro -
':., ...TTMFwhipped' TTF 18 to 11 in a ; Bks 17 0 2 .000 Members of the Training Center can really make your eyes pop away in four rounds. Soldier'
wild contest. Left Fielder White Bks 20 0 3 ,t40Officers' team now are in training for open by watching him hit bulls Lucky Hedgepath of the Camp

and Catcher Honeck of TTM and bouts against the Camp Stewart eyes on the pistol range. Its nothing Stewart boxing team didn't last
Right Fielder Billingsley of the I League soldier ringmen. Our fighters will for him to ring up :50 bull's out the first round. Another pol-

losers blasted homers. TTT won l>*m Wan roil ref.Ounnerv go to Georgia to tangle with the eyes out cf :50 If he could find I dier, Collins, of Camp Blandmg,
4 0 1 000
also went down in the
over TTD-1 by 5 to 4. Ray, the Tech TrainingAdministration!: 3 1 .750: doughboys on 22 June, with a someone who'd let him shoot apples openingand
winning pitcher was rapped for 2 2 .!'\iOOK return go scheduled here on 30 off their dome, he could cer- ( closing) round.
11 hits. Hooker, the losing twirler, Brigade 2 ::2 .. I() June. tainly be the William Tell of the I Brodt also holds verdicts over
1. :3 250.too)
allowed only four, but walks and OirtnanceBombslght 0 4. ) Both Camp Stewart and Paris Navy but no one has yet volunteered -' two Paris Island Marines, Eddie

errors nullified the performance. ( Island hold past verdicts over the to help him prove this, 'I I Seymour and Jim Gregory. Seymour .

The National League has been American League locals, who will be gunning for Joisy Boj. Joe Bandurskl, gave the NATTC champ his

reduced to four teams. TTG-O Tram N I on It 1rtdoo. revenge in addition to defendingtheir SKXS/c, of IJks 63. U! having a toughest fight. The Tans Island
was forced to drop from the loop TTA-1 5 0 team championship of the tough time getting his New Jersey fighter was a well known pro before .
TTHlM) 3: 2 600 dialect moulded into a Southern I he entered the service and he
because of a player shortage, join- TTUlD) 2 2 .NO southeast. NATTC won the south-
ing TTB which previously dropped TTR 2 3 ,4(1() eastern title by defeating the drawl lie's improving, tho. had a 14-pound pull over Brodt.
out. A team representing Bks 65 rrQ 1 :3 .54 champion Charleston Coast Guard Instead of saying, "JOUMS" he But he still didn't have enough to

is expected to start play in the TTSs 0 3 OlIO ring team here recently now uses the expressionOUM> win as Brodt copped the duke on
all." points. Gregory went down for the
league next week. The Physical Training Depart-
National League '
ment also is attempting to schedule Speaking of the Aviation count in the third round.

--- TTM Team Won 4 Lost 1 Trt.6(ITTT i other team matches here dur- keeper's School, there must store-I' Brodt's other victories were over

Pfc. John M. Parker has 4 2 ..867ttl ing the summer. fine opportunity for the graduates. I I Sailor Leslie Meadows, KO, first
reached his zenith more than once. >l 3 :2 .MX) --- At least Al Hedland, of Class; S-9, 'I round; Sailor Keener, decision;

Before joining the Marines, he wasa TTK TTB and TTC-O dropped 3 from 3 league 500) thinks so very strongly. He gave I Sailor Soy, decision; Marine John

cabinet maker and draftsman -- ....... IIaplcss'Hal Has up his second class Gunner's Mate I Dinardo KO, second; Marine
for Zenith Radio Corp. This rugged Job rating in order to transfer into Burns, KO, second; and Marine
Tough Sports
.. Indiana lad is a weight lifter i United States invasion forces school, excepting a reduction of Griffin, KO, first.

on the side As a matter of fact, had the use of 125000.000 maps, Perhaps there's no one at rate to Seaman 1/c. He's convinced Brodt had 30 amateur battles

he can lift 'em on either side I most of which were based on aerial NATTC who is getting more oral i that the Navy needs good before he enlisted. In the Marine

ambidextrous, you know I photography. 'harpooning these days than Hal : men who know the interchangeability Corps In October, 1943. He pile<

Abbott, Sp< A>,2 c, who is an instructor ''I of aviation parts, and how up 17 knockouts, 10 decision
mark and distribute the
BULKHEAD in the to pack and lost three decisions In return -
I thousands of items needed for
Physical Train- matches, he defeated each
aviation maintainance in combat.
of the three fighter who wcorwlover
'.''- j;',," ing Department -rw Al will give you quite a fight talk him. Brodt's home hi in
what fine school have for
on a we
Utica, N. Y.

Hal is the lad Aviation man Storekeepers.Big In labor. .That funny Brodt came to NATTC in Feb.

generally cred- song you hear when class S-8 goes I ruary, 1943 as a M A. D. student.

ited with mak- marching by is Francis "Big Upon graduation, his ring ability;,
r.41i ing those soft- Boy" ) Smith's old labor union I earned him a spot as an instr, uc.
: \ .o' ball league all- r ditty entitled, "I'm sticking to my tor He is 21 years old and is #

star selections, union, you can't scare me." Smith sergeant.

o I IC" which appear I used to be an organizer and union "Brodt is tops" said Warrant
r +. 1 ; ft every two | leader for C. r, O. in New Jersey. Officer E. J. (Gunner) Wines, officerincharge -
weeks in the Hal Abbott I \\illie, my toes are tired. Jesse of boxing at M A<

; ? trF softball supplement to the NATTC Hill, S2/c, of Bks 11, can't run 1 r. "He is cool, steady and earnest.
section of Jax Air News. In addi- i much unless he's barefooted. He I consider him to be an up and:

tion to crawling way out to the I even admits that he isn't too usedto coming contender for the middleweight

I end of the proverbial limb in making I shoes, anyway, as he comes crown, and I believe be
.' his selections, he compiles from the high hills of Tennessee will hit the top"
all other data covering the two
where they aren't widely used. Seconding this opinion is Lieut.
weeks of activity In the league. When he's barefooted, tho, he can Roy Womach in charge of boxing '

The supplement has proved popular really move, and Is reminiscent of in the NATTC Physical Training-

enough so that beginningnext the famous Jesse Hill (no kin) of Department, "I consider Brodt one
week four will be devoted
pages a few years back who ran the of the best potential boxers ever
to this activity at the I
sprints and broadjumped for the to hit this station. I believe if be
Center. American Olympic team. Hill is a chooses to make
fighting
a profession !-
While the boys on the teams
smooth bargainer too. He persuaded he will far
go toward the top
have their own ideas about who ''' "
1' Jetton, of Bks 11, to rung of the ladder."
should be placed on those all-star stand by for him one night, and

teams every two weeks-and are Jetton woke up to the fact that in the war, was breaking wild
letting Hal know it in no uncer- he'd been hooked into horses.
standing Koepke was!! a rodeo performer -
tain terms-editors of the supple- both a Regimental and a fire range rider and generalcow

ment feel that the instructor is do- watch for the evening! hand, hailing from Boerne,

ing a great job getting up the Information YIppe-IH-Yo! Recently a real Texas, Suh! He worked In the U.

for the supplement and honest to goodhess cowboy swung S, Civil Service in England all thru
in adding his own spicy observa- aboard NATTC. His name is the "Blitz" from September 1942

J ,'"'. .,','' tions. Hairy Koepke, S2/c, of Bks 19: until January 1944. We suppose "
----4ji--- His specialty, before he went to that he will find AEM School justa

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rage eight; JAX AIR NEWS 15 June, 1944



.ti I This Young Pitcher Throws Leather Fliers Battle ACOPT And



Orlando Here On Weekend


1y Two high class Service baseball teams, the Assistant Ca..

tain of the Port nine of St. Augustine and the Orlando Army,

Air Base, will invade Mason Field this week-end for games

with the Fliers.Meros' .
The ACOPT nine will play here

Saturday afternoon In a contest

u NoHitterIs slated for 1500 and the Army
By Edmund Walsh Y2c Ij' tsd powerhouse comes in Sunday for
a battle which will get underwayat
Back in 1935 Paul Krichell Tops In NAS 1430.

Yankee scout, signed Johnn: /" Lieut. Marty McDonough, Flier

Bittner one of the Fliers Softball manager, has three pitchers avail
LoopAce
able for starting roles, Phil Miller -
pitching: aces, after he ha ace left hander, and his two

watched the young righ t Meros, star twirler for the flashy right handers, Johnny Bitt

hander win 18 games whit
I losing only two for Glovers, | gem of the week in enlistedmen's Frankie Kaspar is likely to draw
the hurling assignment for the
i iI Softball when he pitched a
ville, N. Y. in a fast amateui r I ACOPT team Saturday Kaspar
no-hitter in his team's 4 to 0 tri-

league. umph over Squadron VPB 2 ((1).

r Today, Bittner, who has haseven years of minor league pitch Griffin led Parachute Loft hitters.
Lug, still awaits his major leagu t Meros turned in a four-hit job Set For 21 and 24 June

chance. : against the Storekeepers, beating Dates have been determinedfor
Off the records, you'd think he'd I them 12 to 3. Phillips Fleming, the between
the
have gone up long ago, but as he II I Nicholson, Garrett and Meros were games St. Augustine Coast powerhouse

explains, "The Yankees have sc I the winner's batting stars. Guard Stars and the Air Station -

many good ball players In their O&G, National League leader, nine, according to Lieut.
took a 9 to 0 from Commissary
chain that few ever reach Yankee game NAS
Marty McDonough, man
Stewards. Piathowskl with
atadium. ager The Pliers will play In St.

"I'd like to go Ult| one to setUfy American League Augustine Wednesday 21 June ,

my< elf once and for all a3 to W. I.. and the Stars will come here for .
whether I could make the grade. O and G JO 1 a return game Saturday 24
I've always won more games l A and R 9 1 June. At the same time Lt. Mc-
than I lost except with Oakland Dispensary Parachute Loft 8 7 3 3 Donough announced that the

which was the. cellar club of the !! Personnel 6 3 Jones Construction Company, ..

i (.oa.... league in '38." I Comm.VO-VCS St. 6 5 of Brunswick, Ga., will play r.

Johnny played with I five : VPB 2 (2) 3 5 here Tuesday 20 June. : ,

Yankee. clubs, Binghamton, Norfolk I VPB 2 (1) 1 8
Kansas City, Oakland and Norman Evensen, AMMSc! a promising! young heavyweight, IK. one Storekeepers 1 8 hold-3-t 2 decision over the ": -

Newark before he was tlnally&old of the outstanding candidate for the XIU'al11' Station boring team Marine Photo Lab Barracks. 0 0.61 Fliers, the only defeat NAS had

outright to Hollywood of the Kve>n en, who recently reported. here after a tour of duty In Puerto suffered this season. The Fliers
Pacific Coast league In 1939. Rico, wa undefeated In the Oaribbpan area. His home town i isBrooklynY National. League I beat ACOPT 10 to 6 when they

I W. L. played here.Charlie .
With Hollywood In the nvolerapitot Recruit Center 30 1 who with the
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liked the Dookn-Feriles 9 1
he warm
VK 4 5 3 Pittsburgh Pirates briefly before
weather which noothed a ore Entries Open For Big Water Show Seaman Guard 4 3 entering the Army, is slated to try -'
that had bothered him VM
arm Hangar 6 3 his pitching skill on the Fliers ....
moot of his pitching Boa(house. 4 5 -
throughout
Slated For Main Station 3 JulyThe Main / 3 5 Sunday.
career. Galley" 3 5 In 1942 the Air Station played
In 1942 with ten weeks of the T 4 4 7 Orlando and
first big water show in the history of Main Station is slated for Ship's Store 2 5 two games against
season yet to go Johnny's recordwas Monday 3 July and officers and men interested in participating may I II l I VF 4 Ordnance 2 5 split, each team winning once,
a 13 games won against 8 defeats Cooks-Bakers 1 8 2to1.
sign up now at the pool back of Ships Service. I I I
Brooklyn. Pittsburgh and I During the past week, the Air
the Chicago Cubs were reportedlyafter The parade of events will begin 1 a double and a single and Fecko Station ran Its games won to

him but so was Uncle Sam. late in the afternoon and continue Spftball TeamIs with a double paced O&G. Condo I seven, beating Mayport 6 to 4 and

Johnny enlisted in the Navy and beneath the lights through moat allowed the losers only four hits. Jax Terminal 5 to 3.J.1iEfS .

has since been stationed at NAS of the evening. Dispensary triumphed over Per- .t .
Now (
Pasco Washington and at the Prizes will be awarded to winners FormingA sonnel. 3 to 1 as Shrout turned in : 6laYP, '

NATTC here. of all events, also to those a one-hit ball game Shrout with a )la yp r Alr bll.a; :
Naval Air Station Softball' b h o a ab >t'e
In modified form, Johnny's sore who place among the first five. team is now being organized and I home-run and a single was also Boyd.ct 312 OIV"nn.et, 3 8t! ,al..onlt.slI
First place winners will each be the leading hitter. 0
arm trouble is similar to that will make its debut in the NAOTC 300 4Ande| n 341x.1
which Dean's bril- awarded a carton of cigarettes. Boathouse eked out 6 to 5 win Stoner 318 S.Cross.SJ;. .3 10t2
nipped Dizzy a
North Sector Softball league Bak r.1t 410 0 1. gnl,2b 1 II ,0.2 5
liant career. There have been Those who finish second will\ geta Thursday, 22 June. over Squadron VF 4. Lotz, Boat- BTden.lb 4 2 12 ON, 't1 ;J 0 .
times when he was unable to get half carton of cigarettes and house hurler notched eight strike- P'teree.2b: 3 0 1 M;Colcan.Ct -,4.111B'thra. :!g r
third, fourth and fifth place fin- Lieut. George Barclay, of the .: the ball to the plate. outs and hit a home to ,
run
up Physical Training Department, will con- Walsh.2b 200 0IW'n r,1" ="4.r1 1'McClghp
ishers will carton. ?
split a
"I have been to 25 or 30 doctorsin :: coach the NAS nine. Practices got tribute to his team's winning ef 200 Blttnei.p 2015
the several and The water show will be divided fort. Frazier and Clammer stood Grubb 21 0 21|
past years
underway yesterday and candi-
Davis 0 0 0 01
into four parts: competitive swimming out for VF 4.
have recommended
some an operation dates for the club should report to ----I - I
and some haven't. water games, exhibition the diamond at Yorktown and Personnel snapped back for a 2 Totals 31 6 2-4 131| Totals 27 4 27 Ul I

Despite the handicap of a sore events and comedy events. Mustin daily at 1600. to 0 decision over Squadron VO- MAYPORT' Balled for Davis. . .In. ninth. (p) 000 0.*>- 4 {

arm, which sometimes bothers him The competitive events will con- Seven teams will form the VCS. Bowden, White and King got AIR STATION . . 100 l'j() OL )-6 T'I
and sometimes doesn't, Johnny sist of seven separate races: 100 Personnel's three hits which paired Runs: Anderson V nnl. Cross. Lyons :
league, Mayport Section Base, Na- j I
; \Vodddll, Colgan.: Walsh. Urubb.
ha steadily forged ahead. meter free style championships with walks meant the ball game.
.
val Air Gunners School NAAS Lee Bold. Long KirorsPateiee" : Runs
"I've learned to concentrateon : first race open to enlisted men and Field, NAAS Cecil Field, St. Simons Smith, Murphy and Mitchell hit batted In : Cross. ColKan 2, Baker 3.
each hitter and decide in adYU4" second to officers; 200 meter relay and safely for VOVCS.Commissary Three base hit. Brokln. Sacrifice hit.
Island, NAS Lake City I
Bittner. Stolen bases: Anderson 2, Lyons.
where each pitch I to going.I : inter-unit competition, first race Stewards beat the
the Air Station. Left on banes: May port 6; Air '
depend on outsmarting the hitter i open to enlisted men and second to willb Storekeepers 8 to 1. Bishop and Station 5. Hits off McCullougn :2 In ,
Air Station's first
and seldom walk more than I officers; 200 meter relay, open to The game Hitt got five of their team's 11 4 1-3 Innings: littler 6>> In 9 Inning;
against St. Simon's Island here Grubb .In 3 2-3 Innings. Base on
recruits 200 meter ( Station I II
or two men a ; relay
one game. hits in the : :
i Thursday 22 June eight-run splurge. Rogers balls, Mi-Cullough 1 Blllner 4.
Johnny's pitching I repertoire I Championship, open to all teams) ; Turbiville and Jensen got the Struck out: by McCullough: 4. Blllner
contUU chiefly of a good overhand and :50> meter free style championships Candidates who reported yester- losers three hits. 6. C.iubb 2. Wild pitches: McCulloutfh. -
day were: Outfielders Trees, A Blllner. Winning: pluherBittner.: .
curie, a deceptive hide arm I open to WAVES.
In the Officers VPB 2
and R; Reynolds, A and R, and League, Losing pItcher: McCullouKh. Time of j
curve!, a slider and a mixture off Water games will include: Navy Cooney 0 and G, A and R; Infielders ((2)) continued its winning ways by Lime: 2:00. Umplies: Heveiell (p).
....t and low stuff. (b),
Ball game; the greased boom; rubber Dermott, A and R; Bishop adding a 6 to 2 decision over
"My slider hall, which IfnlliHThurtton boat relay championship (four PT 1; Shumacher, Recruit Squadron VF 5. Nelson's home Fliers 5-Terminal t
Pittsburgh scout men teams) ; rubber boat (dog and two and Zimmer's
Parlor Recruit Center run singles Air I Station I Terminal
Center ; I
taught me, break down and fighting-boat tilting), 2 mancrewopen aut; Docks-Ferries and' triple were the highlights of the ab h o a' abhn a
way from a right hand batter rubber boat (king of K man "P" boat I Vannl.cf 423: 0 J. on.lb4 I 0 It 0McCkvss '
; squadron's triumph.
O'Quinn, PT 1; Catchers, Slater, 303CrOkS 2 AVVhle.3l> 2 i 0 t 08'Prke.c
hat been mott' effectivepitch. 1
and my free for all i ; :
the raft ) PT 1 and Conrad, VF 4 and Pitches Whittenberg and Lignor also hit ,3b 320ons2b 202131lolUKI 1
I throw It with the Mime double the I.\' 212 ..ct 4 i) 1 1
Exhibition events will encompass Pointek A and R; Condo, safely. Stopp's was i
motion a* a fat hall. In fact I base W'ctrtll,If 4 2 0 0 KII'gh.ss 4 0 J 2
under extra blow for the losers.
I : rescues; swimming; O and G and Norris Docks-Fer- only '
throw all of pitches with theMaine Del asrf 3 1 1 0 Kane.lt 4020 i
my water swimming; diving; and ries Squadron VO-VCS edged out Bride 000 0 Rob'n.rf-o 3130HHbs.2brf
motion. It's just In the WAVES water ballet. Public Works 5 to 4. Howard, Wner.lb 4 1 1.1 : 4121O'VVsham
way the ball leaves my hand --- Sweeten Barnf'8.e 3 0 3 .p 1 1 (. 1
that makes the difference. I Comedy events take in: comedy Staff Poffenbarger and accounted B'dwln.p 300 4'Sh'kle2li: 1 I 0 1 0IWhite.p
Naval Academy for the winners hits.
comic and other 1110
rescues
"For left hand batters I like to diving; ;
Frazier and Knight each doubledonce - -
throw in my overhand curve." comic events.acts will be added.TexO'Rourke For '44 Is FormedThe for the losers. Total 29 9 27 16! Total .T) 1 24 8TERMINAL
baseball fans Specialty
Naval Air Station -' -- U. S. Naval Academy foot- Operations defeated A&R, 13 to .. .. . 020 ODD 10i)->1 .
who saw Johnny turn in a six-hit!! : ball staff for 1914 will 3 with Foster Walsh, Forsberg AIR STATION . . 210 OW :3)! <-:5 -
6 to 4 victory over the Mayport coaching and Wilson the hit Runs: Vannl 2. Cross 2. Welner K>.t>. "
leading parade.
Section Base recently noticed that Has include: Comdr Oscar E. "Hag"Hagberg ettson, Hobbs Kane KirorsMrCI: "w-
ball head coach Lt. Comdr. Whitcomb and Hanson each got key 2. Runs butted In. Cross Wa.l.lait. (
he didn't use a fast very two singles. 2, Worsham 2, Vannl. White Lyon
often but still he had six strike- Story On HimselfTex Paul "Moose" Woerner, Lt. Comdr. Hospital beat Public Works 5 to Sari litre hits: Baldwin Robertson t .
outs against a hitting ball club. E. E. "Rip" Miller and Coaches I Stolen bases: Cross 2. RolM'1 hun,
2. Galligan, Lang, Gilliland and 1
Keith Molesworth John Wilson Hobbs. Weiner Ml'CIOllkPft. I.yonM. I>iuhle -
HL control was perfect.When baseball makes O'Rourge, the famous old and Raymond Swartz. Wickel each got singles for the )"Leort: \ andWeiner.
post-war 1 on IMSPSTermlnjl: 4.
promoter trainer, referee beak- Hospital. Kaczbar and Grimac got
Bitt il Air Station 6. HitsOff Worsham 4 In :
that :
its! bow we hope Johnny
he's been breaker and long distance talking hits for. the losers :3 innings Baldwin 4 In 9. \\'hlt.5 In 5. '.:''
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ner gets the opportunity, More Shells Is PossibilityHunters .
champion, tells this one about the'er'y Bases on balls: Off Woisham 2. B.ild-
hoping: for.s1'On'r \ first fight he ever had in his Oftl'er.i-- alit 2. White 2. Struck out: By Wor- :
SLANTS Foremost I at will get more shells In League sham 2. Baldwin 3, White 3. Hit hy ,. life. Tex 17 old the
was W. 1..1
years
NAS baselmll fans. IsC the last halt of 1914 if military pitcher: Barnes by WorRh.im. Lyori <'
anions; time. He stood six feet two inches j VPB 2 (2) 7 0 by WOl'llhaOCmu by While. Wild <8
mdr. K. It. Johnson, Station executive I tall and weighed 200 pounds with! ammunition production Is adequate Supply Comm R: 21 pitch: Worsham. Parsed Ball: Price.
officer. Comdr. Johnson I a salami sandwich in each I --according to an announcementby VO-VCS 6 fi :3Operations 3 Winning pitcher: BHldwIn. Losing 's.

watch just a* many games from I "My opponent looked as big asa I the War Production Board. VPB I pltiher: Percell: Worsham.t ip), Rahaln Time: (It 1)',k). Umpires -

time dugout as he lanes front the house," recalls Tex, who looksas WPB stated that production in the 2 (1) :1:1: --- ---
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< staiuH., Sgt. Jim Norvell, big as a bam himself. "All I j last six months of 1944 for civilians Vi"4 Hospital '- ::3 I' 4 3

Filer outfielder in 1942 and mem could think of was to hit him first would amount to 200,000,000 DI.IX'n..ry' 1 2 Softball Rates Highly

ber of the 1943 Air Raiders grid and I inched forward on the edgeof rounds of shotgun shells. A ant R 2 7
Public Work ,,. 1 6 In South Pacific AreaLt.
transferred. A jj.
has been ------ ----
team, the stool so that I could spring 2i NAOTC 1 6
Reeves, center fielder on the Comdr. Jim of
Owen into instant action. The bell rang Crowley one
1042 and 1943 teams, writes from and I was across the ring in four j Capt. Ernie Nevers Has Student\ Officers Notre Dame's Immortal "h ltUt'

Damp Endicott, R. I., that he is steps. He had hardly reached his Post War Football Plans W. L. ; Horsemen" made the statement
batting .500 for the Sea Bee nine. feet when I let go a short right Gunnery Officer 8 0VPH recently that in the South Pacific

Ahiouff the! ball player! Johnny ,I which landed solidly on his jaw Capt. Ernie Nevers, USMCR, 5 2 (I) 1 2 .,area Softball was the mont popular -
Klttner played with In the minors and knocked him clean out of the former Stanford and professional T-4 0 sport. I
who have made the jump to I ring. football star, revealed his I rsonalro."twar Supply' Officer 0 2Vt'5 He also added that just as soon .

the major are: Alley Donald Joe "The fight was over but It program by stating re- 2 (2) 0 I 0 as an Island was taken and a I landing ; -
Beer, Walt Jitdnich, III Illthorn. wasn't until later on that I dis- cently that he will seek a National strip for airplanes was constructed

Bill Fbtnlnff I Billy Conroy and covered that the clanging of the football league franchise for San Station Baseball work on sports fields was

llueh Luby. 7. Gail Patrick Li the bell wa not the start of the bout Francisco j-le U now'overseas withan W. L. started. In fact the last load to
best baseball fan among the movie at all but merely the signal for amphibious force. A snit R 5 J come ashore when a beachhead 'la

... stars according to Johnny. Bing the announcer to coma throughthe -- ---%jjj---- ilueJiickeU[Son man Guard 8"5" I taken la composed of, sports gear

Crosby run a close second ropes to introduce ua." Bead lime tae Air News If.m.t Mjrlmra: 2 7 and other recreational facilities

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