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Creation Date: June 22, 1944
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VOL. 2, No. 14 4.11rY.J 22 June, 1944



An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


U. S, NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA

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; t Eight Receive Decorations Here Last Saturday Morning



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; Eight decorations were handed out by Captain Walton W. Smith, Roger J. Crovvley after the latter had received the DFC. The en.

listed the center photo from left to right are : Chief John W.
men in ,
"' commandant during inspection ceremonies here last Saturday morning.
4 Holland, Chief A. K. Coody, Chief E.; 15. Ritchie, Aviation Radioman \V.II. .

::1 In the photo at the left Lieut. Conulr. Jacob ,V. Onstott (wearing two :Mohler, Parachute Rigger C. E. Garrett and Aviation Metalsmith Level J.

.o: Air Medals), stands beside Comdr. John llab>', superintendent of Aviation t JalLiher. Chief Ritchie received the Purple Heart while the others

-; '.- Training. In the photo at the right Captain Smith congratulates Lt. were presented Presidential Unit Citations.

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:!'';.{ '". -St. Augustine Coast Guard New Pay PlanIs I Eight Decorations Given

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: AnnouncedFor Officers And Men Aboard
Nine Will Battle FliersIn
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,.:, < I Game Here SaturdayFor Designed to streamline payment At Ceremonies Last WeekThe

of accounts, a new Navy pay plan already large number of bemedaJed combat veteransat

those fans who enjoy Service baseball at its best, there will to be an inaugurated announcement 1 July made, according by- this Station was swelled by eight Saturday morning when

will be a dish served up at Mason Field Saturday afternoonat Lt. 1Jg1) L. A. Brown Crew Disbursing Captain Walton W. Smith, commandant, presented decorations -

1700 which promises to have all the trimmings with a dash Officer of the Main Sta to two officers and six enlisted men for special achieve-

W of keen rivalry thrown in. tion.The I ment in 'the Pacific war zone.

: The Augustine Coast Guard Stars, winners of over 30a new system was devised by -_..-- --- Officers receiving awards were
the Navy's Bureau of Supplies and Lieut. Comdr. J.
Roger Crowley
games this seas.on and who only, 1------ Accounts and it eliminates the panumber Crewman Nelson Manchester, N. H., awarded the
recently had a 27-game winning; Personnel will be paid and Cross for r'
Distinguished Flying
Price Does
will move in to battle Lieut.
streak nipped
filed In alphabetical order under heioism and extraordinaryachievement
the Flirs.Johnny former the new plan. Got Big Kick From as commander of a
the
Itlttner, The plan alms to:
PBY boat action
will An Excellent Job flying during
Pacific, bait' league ace,
t' 1. Speed payments to Naval personnel against an enemy submarine," and "
take! the hill for th.Ir Station regardless of location and Aiding Sub Sinkin'Taking Lieut Comdr. Jacob W. Onstott
lo Do.vle Lade, property I : i\
l oppose status.
changes in duty
Ontario Calif, awarded two AirMedals
In A Role
Itl the! Chh'n go \\lilt Sox and a I Trying "
I 2 To facilitate the registration part in the sinking of a for attacks last November
winner for :Shreveportin
22-jrnme I of allotments. Japanese submarine in your home !' on Rabaul and Tarawa in whichhe
in II"!> '!. i Responsibility for the WAVES: S. To reduce work. I :
paper
the most
waters is one of satisfy- participated as a fighter piano
between the at this Station rests with Lieutenant '
Former meetings records. '
of
losses
II 4. To educe nig experiences a man can have pilot and division leader.'r
produced Pi ice, W-VS( ), I
have Gladys
two clubs always Officers will continue to get paid according to Navy Aviation Ord-1
:.I good hall gam g and spirited com USNR. As WAVE Administrative I I as usual it was announced. The nanceman Harlan C. Nelson, 19, j The enlKted men decorated
I Chief Allen K. Cody,
I the Fliers lost Officer she directs activities of the were
petition. Last year will be that file numbers
only change of
of Portland Oregon, a veteran '
I, M'>I three times in four starts to the hundreds of Navy girls who work I I will be substituted for pay: Aleutian aerial patrol I Sr'arcy, Ark.; Chief John \\. '

rR ';':, Stars but won the State semi-pro throughout the base in regular as : numbers on officers' pay receipts, Holland IShl..ja'kt"t, OkU.; '
The alrcrewman at VO- AMMIc: : Invert ( allahpr, Pen-
Stars "mechs, storekef'p-I young
in which the as
signments effect
:, +'>4. tourniment: I Several changes will go into
r
"''- } ::...- were also entered : era, yeomen, control oper for enlisted personnel The VCS knows from experience Just r sa<-olu, nIL l ; AKMIc William It.
'," ;, i'' Despite the fact that the Fliers ators, Link Trainer instructors, I Disbursing Office will be mechan what a thrill it is. I :Mohler, Kong Beach, Culif.; and

. held' the State title, the Stars al- aerographer's mates, and eight i ized come 1 July, and Lt. Brown "We were lucky to spot that sub PR'c Charles K.: tiurret, Spar-
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x, I ways felt they had the better ball other ratings, filling as great a variety I and all hands attached to the "dol in the first place," Nelson says in tanburg, S. C., all awarded tits

,' i': club. And of course, the Fliers i of assignments as there art lar" department have been work recalling his Aleutian duty. "The I'SS Enterprise PresidentialTnit
0' situation vice-versa Navy billets ashore. I II the ceiling was so low we were just Citation, and Chief Kugeii0: tIt
k T, reckoned the log day and night to .make ,
t" I Wash.
Ritchie, Seattle, who
the water
. have been strengthened old skipping along above
,::- t' Both teams I That they live change-over from the system
) : : .Y- since lat season The Stars i i"ft' :congenially i to the new. Graphotype machinesand off Kodiak when we sighted the was }presented received the Purple Heart the "
J for wounds during
1j of the Jap sub.
periscope
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have been installed
added the services of Lou work efficiently addressographs
have I I little altitude," he Japanese! attack on Pearl Harbor
"Gaining a
second baseman with the St. progress in and many processes!' for
. 't. Klein,
;;1 ',I be continued "we let him have two 7 Deo., 19 U.
.. hand will now
"#' LouH Cardinals last year KenWood their ratings merly done by
..S depth charges. We radioed the base According to Commander Crow-
a hard-hitting outfielder I and in general mechanized
then and planes and a destroyer -I DFC citation, he pressed
from the Texas league and Paul' fulfill the aims Under the new system, all hands more ley's
t' came out and dropped home his attack on an enemy submarine
metal plate complete
'1 Pride. a smooth catcher from the : that prompted will have a name '
., ; number, name, charges. The sub was sunk and "with bold determinationand
service
-1 loop In addition, the Stars each of them to with "
: ime
data. All we were mighty happy about it. j complete disregard for his own
( have capable reserves since they "replace a man i ate and other pertinent
j ," and allotments Nelson is the son of Mrs, M L personal safety." As a result'of
transfer. I for sea duty allowances
have lost no men by pay
are a few of her will be transcribed on a special Nelson of 6730 E 50th Street, Port- the a'ttack, carried out in con-
1 The Air Station is also consid- I Major A water-iesistant pay record. Whena land and enlisted in the Navy in junction with a destroyer, the! submarine .
Pred stronger than last season al1' concerns. December, 1941 listed probably de-
J. as
. I such Lt. Price I man is detached this record will was
, hough the Fliers did lose a com'plet problems was
The Oregonian'n squadron .
\ the disbursing officer stroyed.The
and as housing conditions for hundreds,, be signed by
/! outfield a shortstop a of the first to fly In the
'; .1 or individual needs, such as helpIng "and given to the man, who will one commander, a veteran of 11
from the 1943 team.
',;; ,;..::: first baseman one worried girl catch a train I turn: it over to the DO at his next Aleutian, As a ,matter of fact months duty in the central Pacific
tt] 1'1': Confronted with the problem of I for an emergency leave, crowd the point of duty. Consequently he maybe when they arrived at their first entered the naval service in 19.17,
}. ;;;,; rebuilding his team, Lieut. Marty daylight hours for the WAVES Ad- paid much faster than before station the hangar were Mill received his flight training at Pen. L
J' McDonough, Flier manager, has ministrator-and often the night A new type receipt will be used under construction. They had to sacola and won his wings there in

;f1 come up with some good ball playr' hours also. The trials of the job Another change is a revision of the lay a lot of groundwork for theregular September, 1938. Besio.es the DFC

..rl'. she bears with-poise and good hu- special money payment method. patrol flying that was he also holds a letter of commendation -
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.. 7'' Charley Woddail, left fielder, mor, and any honors incident to Formerly a blanket list for'special to be In tltulf'd. I from the commander-in- t,
shortly
.... 0 Edo Vanni, center fielder and Walt the position she accepts modestly money was posted, but that plans They moved to Sand Point and still- chief of the U. S. Fleet. He is now
., De Freitas, right fielder, have demonstrating consistent pride in abolished. In the future those after the sub sinking a PBY Instructor here.
::: '*.. formed a better garden patrol than the Navy and satisfaction with the desiring special money will make more rugged duty. It was Just a Of Commander Onstott's two i'
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r the Station had last year, both ,def services women are contributing out a special money pay receipt I six-plane squadron and they with were Air Medals one was awarded by
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and offensively I be authorized and I busy 24 hours a day a the U.
ffnMvely to it. which must The the South Pacific Force of
time.
-. ;:t AW Anderson, shortstop for the I "You can always depend on Miss signed by the personnel officer. great weather deal was of cold flying and the fog S. Fleet for the 11 November, 1943:
Pirates In 'U and '42, has taken' Price," is a frequent tribute paid Navy pay will be made In alphabetical attack on Rabaul, during which

over the shortstop Job vacated by 1 I her by men naval officers on this order after 1 July. Separate heavy.For entertainment up there they Ma division maintained aerial .au-

Lieut McDonough, who is coaching I'I Station, and "Miss Price Is fair money lists will be prepared listened to Japanese broadcasts thoiity over a vital part of the l

from the bench this year, and I to everyone," is a common remark for the squadrons. with shoitwave sets The Japs target. Later the same day he personally -
fl's- very well Into the Fliers' In- of the WAVES. The complementof Here's how the new alphabeticalpay I broadcasted in English and Nelson shot down two attacking
tho
ti\"IJ. I'I the WAVES unit, both officer I plan will work, although the Jap newscasters were always Japanese aircraft and assisted In
(. first enlisted has doubled hours are Just used for Illustrative says the destruction of two others.
Buddy Weiner, the new and personnel I official time has good for a laugh "but the '
months of her supervision. purposes and no HU other medal I, award by u.
10
bnt'mftn. hall taken over the position I in the I l whose Japanese music was terrible"Weather
held last year by slugging Prior to the present assign been fixed yet PerBonn: Tw was their principal enemy S. Pacific Fleet headquarters, wa
l't
l On
; .Charley Anastasio and is also do- ment LI'ut. Price wa liaison 0-1 ______ _C..tl..al __ I up there You could be reasonably for attacks delivered during the rl"

,. '.In* a good Job. Lacking in expe- ficer for WAVES storekeepers onhe No special< monies will he sure of fog, rain or snow I[ latter" part of November at'Far,: 1913. on
with j bas awa
improved Next she worked the Japanese
has Station
and oidnanccmtn
hustles
The -
l'i.nce.Velner almost flight.
personnelafter any
enlisted on
l paid to hU. e1.
establishing, stockIng 'flWIi attacks, nay
Service, : I
right along. Ship's had to keep the guns
Service OSOO 27 June, 1911, t.UOII.oodeoUvflral la the" f ww of
Saturday's game looms as a hot and supervising:! a Ship's" on properly reined at all times to i
duel between two highly rated for WAVES in their own area until after the first payday in injure their imfect functioning in heavy enemy anti-aircraft fire.

teams The Fliers, who last Mon- Having: enlisted in November, July. {...u..'. .. pat(" t ft.a C.ati"**4 O. lM 'I'"#
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22 June 1944
Page Two JAX AIR NEWS ,

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No, It's Not The Pay Window :[ Annual Change In Wife Sells, Husband Buys 1.




I Prices Announced .



'By Small ,StoresPrices



Of 20 ArticlesTo "'I'<,


Be Advanced Here I '1
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Effective I ,J
L JulyThe ..,
'aa I
s price of 20 items sold at .f fr 1

r 1A Malnside Small Stores will go up ( '
4 t) on 1 July. .

It's the annual adjustment of

prices at Small Stores, reflectingthe
change in coat' of ROod ""

i t Among items advanced on 1 July

are the low, black shoes which will

I go up from $(.00 to $5, wool blankets -

( :i from $7.25 to $8.25, mattresses
'from $6 to $9 and handkerchiefsfrom

eight cents to ten cents.

However the of blues
price
France* L Ward, daughter of Mrs Laura Millard, Koichnko,
(dress and undress jumpers, trous- u
Mfoft., and graduate of Delta State Teachers' College, Cleveland. I ers and overcoats) remain un-
Miss., with a U.S. degree, In now a Navy storekeeper second clns, changed.
stationed In the Clothing and Small Storm office at thin Station. She s .s
I The old price and new price of
reported to this Station In November of 1013, and was promoted to I Small Stores items are listed be- a
Storekeeper Second on 1 June
low :
Article OIeI| New''
I Apron, Cook'n .M..75
Halts Black. \Vo\en .:.1& Sane i
Hells Unite, \\'()\('n 38: Same '
r. And He Wondered : Blanket, \\ool 7.:US S.Zt
War Bond for the (
I Broom Whluk .:lO .25:! Mrs.' .Jaine iies I* group agent 'ublluI
Blacking Outfit .50 Same I Works. Department and her first customer I I..* her huihand. Mr.

His Tin Can'i' Brush Scrub :.15 Same (i\\>'nrf. pledged to buy' a $1,000 Bond during the Nat')"'" Independence
Why Muttons Dungaree .10 Same I .. hi. l
Button, Mew Attendants ,]1\ Same I Day ( ,, h War Bond dolts and wife < }proudly pinning
Billions, PL White .06 Same nn "I bought a war bond" button on him in the ahoI.ktur"
Buttons, Anchor. Large .10 Same - ---- --- -_ --
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Was Sunk By Sub I Button Anchor, Small 08 Same

Cap, Cloth Blue :1,68 Same Dimes And Quarters
SpentAt
I Cap. Ribbon .10 Same I
Tap, Wnteh .M .BS
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EDITOR'S NOTE' ThU -t t'he Clothes Stop .10 .15 !
recond and concludkiK pan of a Comb Hair .08 Same Ship's Service Return
s Drnuem. .
Light Nalneock :$$5 SameGlcnes.
N tor> flnrt I or which" w na urn laxt I ,
Woolen ,90
'I JAX AIR This SameBandkctchiefs
week in the NEWS ,
.08 .10
story was written b) an enlisted I I lints, Cooks .:*) Some You Are Getting Sharp Reduction In Prices And
I man on the station and. n* mayt Huts, While tit 68 I
t Hetermlned by reading thin' concluding Jack Knife .30: Same Your Money Comes Back In Better Entertainment
has a lessonv hit'hrtery rackets MeN Attendant 2.50 Same
chapter the Nary might well : Jumpers, Dress Blue 8.00 Same Fight Inflation!
take to heart. I SEATTLE For weeks the Wave ,Jumper, Undress Blue BOO Same had put out One of our pilots had
t officer I Jumpers, Undress White 1.00) Same OPA Sets Ceilings!
had saluted a 'young daily been caught in a heavy snow
Before he ,tlrjl\ .hed, Henry ,
Jumpers Dungaree 1,10 1.30 Rationing Tightened!
she the street. ,
as hupped along storm and bad crash landed on the
d. if insist. Jersey 2.96 )
ph( "Okay you Prices Rising.1Hold !
And for weeks he had returned her'i Some
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t-egglns S 1 (in island.
"You know asserted his re-I
I The Line!
salute broadly, i Maltreat 600 9.00
-grinning "We immediately radioed our
sliding a fifty cent piece across i i Mattress Covers l.0 Same Amidst these national trends indicatiVe -
his rank ? :
t "Say what's anyway base to send a crash boat. They .
tar "We 4-F's can't fight, but I I Neckerchief: .SO Same of the higher coat of h\'.
she asked a bnrrack mate at Neckties C P. 0. .30 Same came out and picked him up and I
can make life a little happier foryou Jast'l I ,
t ing comes the welcome announce
"Can't said her friend Needles: .10 Same :
say I none too soon.' lie had been on the I
flows: who out there.
are 16.28. of
ment reduction
O\eicoat : Same a general In
he's officer of the at the I i
guard | small island for twelve days before
The nailor sucked' in his breath Ovei.shoes ,90! ) 00 prices at the Main Station Ship'sService
and momentarily his protruding bank where I cash my checks. I I Pillow.I Hammock :.58 1.GO I the Indians found him. Thanks to I II .' .
:)
activities
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Pillow Covert .30 Same
-- ---- ----- I I the Indians' signal, the pilot's life
ptomacb became a chest. Enlinted I.I.i Prices 300 '
Raincoats }tens 10.28 Same on some Ship's Set \ -
"I suppose 'ou'\'e seen I plenty Lieut. Price Does I Rating Hedges, Hliip .36 Same j I was saved the aerial gurner con- ice items have been rolled back bv
Rating Badges, White .26 Same eluded i
cf action ? his new-found friend
10
cent and In the
Set ice Stripes, mine .10 Same I Nelson served' for 16 months in per many cases
quctloned. SerMcc Stripes, While .10 Same reduction is much larger. Items
An Excellent Job the Aleutians before reporting to ,
Henry shrugged his shoulders as Shoes Low, Black 4,50 5.00 I i cut In cost run the gauntlet of the
Shoes O m.. Low 1 do Same this Station.
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'- if to say, "Sure, but it wast Socks: Cotton Black :.20 .28 stock from all drug produi ta
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:thing." In Trying Role : Socks. Woolenhlte .36 .40 I (shaving cream, tooth brushes'

"I was quite a salt myself' during RI'd.lI.'ool'n.. Black .35 .40 hair tonic, etc ), watches, JeveI- v,
t Continued from pace one Thread Chambray .6 Same Eight Decorations and towels to
the last war. his friend vol- Cotton While ,stationary dough
imttcred. "G0t thl.." He lifted his 1942 Lieut. Price was th the third Thread Cotton. Black .05 Same nuts. Sandwiches for example

trouser leg;, and revealed a scar. class at the Naval Reserve Mid- Thread, Cotton. Black .10 Same At CeremoniesLast were reduced from 15c to lOc
Trunks
Bathing 1 00 SameTowels
Henry raised his eyebrows, expr es- shipmen's School Northampton, Large .45 50 I Ship's Service! Is crntlng| : erliixlxely \-
site fit "You should see what I'veMen. Mass! From the indoctrinationcourse I Towels I Small :'iO Same Saturday for the welfare! of Nn-

." she was graduated with the I Trousers Blue 728 Same Mil personnel: according to Lieut.
I
"Suppose' you'll be shoving off rank of Lt.
again soon ?" he asked with mild I promotion to full Lieutenant in I Undershirts Light, Cotton .15 Same I resulted In ettenth'e: damage tot It's a system which works! to ,
/ interest. I January of this year Shirts Athletic R'xible Pants 1.18.92 Same Some I >lu'
"Yeah." Henry asserted ..eagerly. Supporters .is Same I planes and small craft In the everywhere the best avail-Hi! .Ie

"Going en a destroyer, that ie, a Nazis. So long pal." !! Sweat Pant .M Same I'' \lclnlty. Ills actions contributed norduct at the lowest poasiblet 1 ,

tin can .this time" "So long pal." The civilian Sweat Sweat Socks Shirts .70 45 Same Same I greatly; to the success of the assault BuPcra recently explained
down the street, and occupation( of this. Important Profits at Ship's Services r., ware
.
"Tin can ? Must be that beautyI turned sprinted Shoes G> m High 1 72 Same I
MIn the harbor today." and jumped into a taxi. I -- -----'aiil ----'-' Japanese bate." ... .. .. limited to the financial rn-di
"Yep that's her" Henry told Henry hopped a street car ... Commander Onstott, now aI I I of the Welfare and Recreation' I \ -

him proudly., "The USS Ecke." thinking. what a poor judge: of New Pay PlanIs fighter instructor here, is also a partnicnt. The money used to r 1'1'-
I fc
veteran of the Moroccan sent free movies, division !:.if,
"A great ," the civilian said character the sailor with the hash-'I cam- pa'
"A great ahlp.ship marks had been. If his friend had Announced paign, for which he has been I athletic equipment, and other i I', ---

"You ain't just a bird whletlln'," been a spy he would have asked': awarded the Silver Star medal, reational isejects aboard the Station

Henry replied. j when the Ecks was leaving port. and raids on Marcus and Wake is taken from the Ship's St'l i \'-
For MainsideContinued Islands and the Marsha Ice cash
A sailor with three hash-marks And he hadn't asked a single invasion.He registers
mdled over, "Watch your lip sailor question. I entered the Naval service in "It II! the desire of Ship's S<'nice '-

." he muttered out of the side of Everything went according to I From Page On* 1937 and won his wings at Pensa- to sell all its products as chit pIly -

his mouth. schedule: and the Ecks steamed names begin with "A" and "B" cola in 1938. as is possible and at the same
I out before dawn. will be paid between 8:30: and 9:30: ; The five men receiving the Enterprise time meet the requirements of the
looked him and just
Henry down. I
up
"C" and "D" will be paid between Unit Citation were decorated : Welfaie and Recreation Dcpaitment. -
"Whaddya think I am. dumb? It was a good ship and Henry 0.30: and 10:30: and down "
; so on for serving aboard that famous Lieut. Adams said. I
he inquired belligerently.The \ to himself: "Boy this )
kept saying: the
alphabet. carrier from 7 December, Ship's Service Is anxious! to
old-timer answered I II
nearly is it. Am I going to show'those !
Twice yearly all records will be I 1941 to 15 November, 1942 during i l'ro\id employment for \\ h"'6
tht-n changed his mind, and walked Huns!! closed out and sent to the Central i which time they participated. and relatUr of Nasal pernonnel.

away. I At midnight only a few hundred Pay Accounts Headquarters where in nine major battles and raids A number of job are available.

Henry made a great: effort and : miles at sea, there was a they will be audited and retained. including Midway, Guadalcanal, and application can be made

thought for a moment. Was his terrific explosion. There was 8.1 Records, which formerly were Santa Cruz and Tokyo. I through Ship's Service, Ion\1..1

friend trying to pump him? Was mad scramble for stations but I lost when a ship $sank will now be Chief Ritchie, who received the on the topside of the :Main Station .

Itv A spy? it was too late. Some said shakily I on record at the Central Pay Ac- Purple Heart, Is a former Naval Jf"'rt>atoln Iliiildlng.

No, he answered!! himself his : "A sub" The loudspeakerwas counts headquarter aircrewman with the famous Black The Ship's Service Departmentis

mend could not be a spy: Any- booming "ALL HANDS I, During the transmission from Cat squadron of PDY's that ha- also on the lookout for men with
t pay rassed the Japs in night operations previous experience in night

had knew buehy that eyebrows.spies were His dark friend and Henry threw his cork life Jacket which entails considerable work it ,l in the Solomon Islands area. or_ beer.. garden work. Work c1Ub'-

overboard, and not seeing any line, : may be necessary to change the similar nature will soon be available -
was light antI had hardly any hadn'tt eyebrows Jumped over the side. He struck regular pay dates in early July. I = at the Malnside.! and men
at all. Besides that I I Commercials
Full information about the tem-
his head on some wreckage, stunning doing this extra duty will be paid
he been In the Navy during the I dates will be announc- FOB !SALE
himself. porary pay on an hourly basis for their fervIves. -
last war? He had proved that by I I II I ed in Plan of the Day.Crewman '30 Deluxe Plymouth rout*: food ,
showing the pear on his leg And I'I He was fighting for breath but renditionradio: and heater. 360 cash.
lie came once. Then the water I I --- c. S. Oro...n. Uanackt 68. In outlining a general policy for
Jne J rtldn't have any foreign accent.Yeti up Dab,,'. Bnthlnette
In Rood condition BuPers recently!
and the battered Ship's Service
froze him
could tell He waxes
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always a spy. Mm.o.t A Paulson telephone 24x'In.
'' Nelson boiled it down to this:
bad a foreign accent. him and he went down again. I SALE1940: Ford Comertlble
I' Coupe. Maroon white. Idewall. Iliei "Run every Ship's Service, department
His friend was very generous; I His; last thought was : "Some
I Kick ladlo' 'heater, new power primarily for the beenfitof
and Henry went with him to a burlesque ,I dope probably told a spy about Got From tc'ttn! : clean. J1385 00 g'ii! Naval If it It run so
show the next night and a'' the ship. He should be shot" I EJL 1. 636. personnel.
Three-piece living room net. Two that every apprentice seaman can
." wrestling match the following I I In an eastern port' a few weeks : Sinking U-Boat maple table and maple lump and rug take full advantage of its entiia

,. night. The sailor kept congratulating .I later, a little blonde civilian smiled I $?S. Ext. 488. operation, then all Naval personnelwill
. himself for Continued from pare ere HMO Cht'HoI"t'f'rtlblt' 5paiwenrerrouj '
having a won-
he read
to- himself as a the
queerly be een-ed and
I'I Auton.tlctop radio and-heater. properly
the weather.
tterful time without expense. And headline: : U.S. DESTROYER TOR zero Lt. Zcnoff Ext fI676. Ship's Service department \\ .". bo
the civilian kept patting him and PEDOED. I The weather forced down more '39 Oils four-rtoor HydranMtlc.. New I its miMton."
telling him what m great ship, his than one pilot and Aircrew/man rt'C'IIptI. Excellent| condition fulfilling
Then he thrust the newspaperinto Call C. W. CaldweH. Ext 8 -- --- --""""
Nelson recalls the lbroullhout.1 Tif-
clearly day they
ship, the Ecks was i WANTP1I
back walked
his pocket and
.
After the wrestling match his where'a I helped save a pilot's life. Cur seat for :baby or any small chairor Shorthand Class OpensAt
bar
the
to
companion slapped Henry on the over young "We had a regular system lumper. Phone Jax 29077. I

back, and said, "Well. Butch, let's sailor was ordering a drink in aloud I worked out with the Indian on lime Fountain fountnln girl, Air borrowed Station. Ext +46 Mainside Thursday
voice"Let pen while InMyllne
drink." the small ifchmdt, Nelson f'X"l1f'orf'by In Bid 913. I WAVK":
get a he Owner contactHiiMcIl Sailors marine and
this mat
one, ,
me buy plained, if one of our J. DUI ham, Public Vvork
"No can do, the _not laid Ext wanting to learn shorthand v > I
"Gotta hit the deck early. I'm said pleosantly.!! pilots wat down they would ly 325. ___ Hi- ',
{ -- ----*-1< ---T ,,",," hold their first meeting at .
tF' shoving off at 4 o'clock tomorrow out a crow of yellow' plank ?
I Main Station Library's t\'I"'ln'
L morning." No .special monies} will he "'1' flew regular patrol oter No special monies will he I room Thursday night at 1900.

"Well, it was sure nice knowingyou : paid to enlisted personnel these! Islands and were always paid to enlisted personnel Dates and times for clause w 1:1:

," the blonde man said and I after 0800 on 27 June, 1944, on the alert for the fclgnal. after 0800 on 27 June, 19.11. be decided at the Initial meetuij..
smiled a twisted' triumphant smile. "An we pawed over this one Some 30 wouM-be ,shorthand writ t.
until after the first payday in until after the first in
payday
mall island, we noticed the cross
"Take good cats: of yourself pal I era!! have ign dup for the ca! "s
"Okay pal) I'm off to fight the July. of yellow planks that the Indians July. so far.







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by IIkU"" SSN:1f'R of :Combat; INDEPENDENCEDAY ; ; ;./ r.> "'
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ADVANCED BASE, Somewherein i '..,.f '' .
the Ship's Service Area, Jacksonville WAR BOND <,,"" 'N '
Fla. (Delayed) The 1
100th Marine Division, after weeksof .l; :' "
hard fighting against appalling DRIVE TO OPEN '<; 1:", "
odds succeeded in establishing a .' T
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beachhead at the Ship's Service D-plus-26 is the day on which \ftP: r. ;

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.i counter here today.
.. the greatest wave of Navy War a
Tank units firefighters demolition Bond buyers, both civilian and military .I rav .. 'tI
squads, and regulars had sur will swing into action. f?.
rounded the Ship's Service atoll lying From the 1st to the 8th of .
in wait for an opening, When July, the Navy will stage Its an- :

the opening came they stormed the nual Independence Day cash War
objective from the front, from the I Bond drive and it is expected that
rear and paratroopers succeededIn all civilian and uniformed per- !
landing through the windows. I sonnel will purchase an extra bond

As the first wave of marine during the eight-day campaign.
;: regulars entered the front approach f The ball has started rolling at
I to Ship's Service they met this Station and the Ordnance and

strong resistance from a photographic Gunnery Department already has 3

a... unit established near the pledged enough bond purchases to ., ', .,
) ( entrance, .but quickly overcame of 3700. .. ... .
W' triple its quota .,..*. ,.."" ,. i.-u
this negative opposition and proceeded A goal of $500,000 has been established I. -;; W" y .

to the Inner approaches of here, and Lt. (Jg) Helen sr' tr .. .. &y.u \&I I tr\ hl 4l>4a
this fortress to make contact with Clemson of the War Bond officeis f/)61tiJ9t u/Ait'a/ )..ri ..f.tfI11h1Ilhd. \t i ,'.' &v: !t .td < 0.,4tft\ M ) ;

troops con ng; In from the rear. going all out to meet it. .:;.),
The troops coming in from the The drive will be marked by the r '
rear were Delayed from contactingthe sale of F and G series bonds here A set of eight thumb-sized miniature model airplanes are on display In the Officer of the Day's I '1
math attacking force*as they for the first time. The limit on office at the Malnslde Administration Building The planes were made by Lt. Allen Kitchell of the t
encountered a strong defense of F&G bonds is $100,000, in case Bureau of Aeronautics, and the ruler in the above picture should give you an Idea of how small they
pin boys in the bowling alley sec- you're interested, Mac! are The planes on the pedestals! are, left to right, 1'BJ, OS2U, JM1, F1U, TBF and FOP while a PDV i
tor. After three desperate strikes The Navy's Independence Day and a PIUY are shown In the foreground I I
they eventually broke through with I drive this year falls during the Na- -- -- ----------- .

plenty to spare.Meantime I tion's Fifth War Loan campaign! Bond Sales In w\
I
the paratroopers had Jn a directive announcing the i Navy Management May
confiscated all equipment that i drive. Secretary of the Navy

would tend to delay the captureof I James Forrestal said, In part: ( "e Show Increase
this Important: strategic feed- "The gratifying results obtainedby Statements Due Big I

Ing station and the last reports indicated the Navy in selling more than f
that three wounded ham 523 000,000 of War Bonds on Pearl ,
28 Of JuneHeads Over 1943 Figures t.
burgers were taken. I Harbor Day, 1913, was a contri By "
Colonel John Q. Doe. command- buting factor in the Treasury De-
ing officer of the 100th Marfne division i-I paitment's decision to conduct its \ of sub-departments and I War bond purchases by Navy !
'I''j in a speech to his men after Fifth War Loan Campaign from Division Officers should submit to 'personnel in May showed a 54.4 J)
hostilities had ceased, said: "I I June 12 to July 8, thus giving the Department heads and heads of I per cent increase over the same I
want to congratulate every last Navy program the benefit of the Divisions of the Executive Depart-I I month last year with total sales of <
man of you for accomplishing this I nationwide publicity sponsored by ment, statements of "missions, QUESTIONSPLEASE I $30,234,393 as against $19,591.533 .3<
hazardous mission. It was a great the Treasury. This will mark the tasks and standards of perform.ance" : I for May, 1943. The grand total r
victory because to have even attempted I first time that a Navy Extra Cash not later than 28 of June, ( TURN TO PAGE :5 since the Navy bond program waa I
to enter this Ship's Service Bond drive has fallen within the It has been announced. In turn. FOR THE ANSWERS) inaugurated in October, 1941 i
fortress was to take your life period of a Treasury War Loan Department Heads and Heads of I 1. In what recent novels do the through May, 1944, was $572.- J*

In your own hands." I Campaign, and it will aid the Navy the Divisions of the Executive De- following men play importantroles 431,895. ,
.
--%jSj --- effort materially. All Navy cash : partment were supposed to have : ((1)) Larry Darrell ((2)) Martin A breakdown of May, 1944 War )\
bond sales made July 1 to July 8,, submitted their statements to the Richter, (3) Lanny Budd, (4) bond sales Indicates that $17,293- j
Bard Is Nominated For inclusive, will also be credited to Executive Officer by last Tuesday, I George Dodd, ((5: Dennis Seymour? I 369 were purchases by civilian personnel 11
the Fifth War Loan total. 20 June. Well, name just one out of the under the payroll savings v
Under-Secretary
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Navy be five. I plan; $10,330,725 were allotment -
"Sales quotas will not as Department Heads and Heads of l'r
.. Ralph Bard of Chicago, now Assistant signed. However, it is recommended Executive 2. With the invasion In full swing purchases' by uniformed personnel
J Secretary of the Navy, has that each command set as Divisions of the Depart these Navy craft are in wide use. I. of the Navy, Marine Corps and 1 II
I II instructed to
concen-
been nominated by President its own goal the purchase of at ment were Identify the following craft: LST, Coast Guard, and $2,610.299 were }
Roosevelt for promotion to UnderSecretary I least one extra $100 bond ($75 I trate pared on those preparing required and having statements pre LCIL( ). LCVP, LCSS), LSD, and I cash purchases by military and

: I purchase price) for each member within the time specified and un- LSM. Get four out of six. civilian personnel."j
As Under-Secretary Bard would I of the activity. To attain such goal i iI. til further notice is published in 3. In what baseball leagues will Naval Training Centers and (..
fill a vacancy created by elevationof will require careful organizational the Plan of the Day will defer the you find the Chicago White Sox Naval Air Stations, for the fifth
James V. Forrestal to succeedthe planning and the wholehearted sup- preparation of Navy Management Boston Braves, Philadelphia A's, consecutive month, led the Navy
late Frank Knox. I. port of every commanding officer. Program statements for other sub- Milwaukee! Brewers Jersey City bond program. The training centers -
Bard is 60 years old. Like For- "When the final results of the ordinate officers, enlisted person- Giants Pittsburgh Pirates, Memphis had 93.4 per cent of theircivilian
restal he is a Princeton graduate Navy's Independence Day Extra nel, and civilians. Chicks and the San Francisco employees Investing 19.7
J f i>nd in private life was. an invest- I War Bond Sale are announced I -VJj-- --- Seals? Get at least six. per cent of gross payroll, white
inert banker.Broadcast. confident that another brilliant the air stations had 96.3 per cent -
am
s f 4. Here's U. S. plane a high
--. record will be added to the a i Investing 13.1 per cent. -.
Waves Can't Resign wing patrol bomber and transport
The overall civilian employee
Graduation history of"accomplishment by Navy flying boat powered with twin radial I participation for the entire Navy

personnel. -. engines. Its large two-step establishment was 92.1 cent,
j per
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Exercises At NAGS I
After October 44
In U. S. Get ;,2;:. Ji rr;:;.;rc and pay participation was 1.1 per
Nurses -- --
Graduation Day at the Naval
Air Gunners School at Yellow New Uniforms Soon Rear Admiral L. E. Denfleld, ( J} : / cent.War Bond allotments for unt-
Water is a red letter day in the Acting Chief of Naval Personnel, formed personnel continued to increase
.all
lives of Naval aircrewmen.I I WASHINGTON (CNS) The !in a BuPcrs letter of May 20. out- I with 1,479,266 in effect as!
On "Navy Wings" over WJAXat War Department has announcedthat lines for members of thVom. ) of May 31. Of these Navy had \

2000 this Saturday 21 June the field service uniforms designed en's Reserves the regulations of ,/ _. ::' 1.212,230; Marine Corps, 183,000,
the Navy concerning resignationor tI and Coast Guard, 84,036. -
Navy Reporter will take us to a by the Quartermaster Corps .
graduation ceremony. more than a year ago for Army discharge of WAVES by reason ; U. S. Naval Drydocks, Hunters t
Commander Edward E. Dolecek, nurses in overseas theaters are of marriage; to a Navy, man. Point San Francisco won the Sec ,
commanding officer of the Naval now being made available to nurses In March, 1943, it was announced !."k,.,., ,7., ., '.. : ; .,.....\, iL ..., retary's War Bond Honor flag in 1
Air Gunners school, will be the on duty in the U. S. The uniforms by BuPers that the requirement .. .' ?/ May having maintained for two
,
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brown and white pin- had been cancelled thata ... consecutive months the required .
speaker. are .
----- --.----....... striped seersucker and will require WAVE marrying a Navy man W. --- minimum standards of 90 per cent 'f.-. '
Perfects must resign or be discharged. The employee participation and 10 per
Make starching or ironing.
Practice tall-
hull back towards the '
new letter points out that Navy tapers cent payroll participation. 1<01 ty- I 1
l Rear Admiral George Hussey, plane. Both edges of the wings
women enlisted or appointed priorto three of the naval activities in the
Chief of Bureau of Ordnance, said: Anything To ObligeA last March do not understandthat taper to rounded tips with a greater bond program now fly the Secre .
.1 "We now require about one-third Wounded GermanITALY this change applies to them. taper on the trailing edge. Stationary : tary's flag. /j
,
as many rounds of ammunition per The full text of the May 20, 1944, floats are set on the outer
plane brought down as we did at (CNS-The) American letter follows: sections of the wings. The tall- water would you use to go: (a) ti
the time of Pearl Hajbor. We are officer approached the wounded "Reference (a) cancelled the requirement 'I plane is not tapered and has twin from St. Petersburg. Fla., to Mobile .
, I.expending in anti-aircraft: practiceten Nazi pilot he had just shot down. that members of the oval shaped rudders. Identify it. Ala. (B) from Boston, Mass., J

times as much ammunition as "Do you want us to bring you a Women's Reserve resign or be discharged 5. Kay Kyser, the radio star to Portland, Me.: (c) from St. t ,
we use in battle We think it is priest?" he asked in German." from the Service by reason married for the first time last Louis Mo., to Minneapolis, Minn. ? 1

,(well spent"_. fcJh__._____ "Hitler is my priest the Nazi of marrying a Navy man. week Who is the bride:: Ginny -s. -- -" ,
r said. Manville, Georgia
who were enlisted or Sims. Tommy ;
women
.
Buy, Buy War Bonds "If you'll try to hold on." the appointed Navy prior to reference (a) do Carroll, Jane Smith, or Lt. (jg) Woman Who Wed 15 j

Or American" pleaded, "we'll get him not understand that this change is I Mary Marvel? Was Just Absent Minded 11
Bye, Bye Freedom for you. applicable to them, and Increasing! 6. Montebourg. Vlipuri and )
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--- -- numbers or requests for separation Changsha::: are in the war news but DETROIT (CNS) -Marine Pvt.

Air Yard Mail Service EstablishedTo from the Service are being received can you name the countries in Alex Stankowich, 21, who with It
I
by this Bureau for this rea- which these cities are located? other guys is married to redheaded I

7. Merrill's Marauders, battling Marion Horn, rushed to her defense -
Fields -
Three Nearby Satellite son."Until 15 October, 1944, written in North Burma, have seen more here when she was arraigned 'I!
resignations or requests for discharge uninterrupted jungle service than on bigamy charge

t An Air Yard Mail service has been established between by members of the Wom- any American unit except the First "She's a fine woman," he Insisted "
Air Stations at Green en's Reserve enlisted or appointed Marine Division. Where did that "but a little absent minded
i the Main Station and Naval Auxiliary prior to 15 April 1943 by reasonof Marine division develop its famed Miss Horn has admitted to police i
Cove Springs, Cecil }
Planes will operate to and from the VM hangar daily, except considered by this Bureau. On and 8. Should you make a literary Including Stankowich since 1926 'I

the following schedules after 15 October 194 no SUCh trip to Tennyson's Astalot, on without divorcing any of them. .J.
Sundays on
ARRIVE requests will be considered 'f they what young woman would you be -
LEAVE are based solely on marriage to a calling.? Sketch Co mil r. Gushing
VM Hangar at 0900 Lee Field at 091 Navy man. Marriage to a mn in 9. The Fifth War Loan drive is News" WJAX at 1750
"Navy on
Lee Field at 0930 Cecil Field at 0915 the Marine Corps or Coast Guard under way and one of the men each Monday. Wednesday and Fri ,
101,1Muni. not and never has constituted in the sale of War I .
I Cecil Field at 1000 Muni. No. 1 at does most interested day, will feature a personality
reason for separation from the Bonds is the U. S. Secretary of I J
1030 YM Hangar at 1100 sketch of another Navy man this .
No. 1 at
of the Wom
Service of a member the Treasury. Who is he? I Winsor H.
VM Hangar at 1100, Lee Field at 1415 en's Reserve of the Navy. 10. Suppose you travelled by Friday. Executive Commander Officer of tha ,
Cushing
'... Lee Field at 1430: Cecil Field at 1145 "The termination of the option water between these cities. What Naval Air Technical Training Center -
P Muni. No. 1 at 1515 of remaining In the service is to I I i
'. Cecil Field at 1500 equalize the rights and privilegesof upon individuals to request discharge will be honored this week. j
VM at 154o; % jjj-- -I
L 'f F
Muni No. 1 at 1530 Hangar all members of the Women's Re- for subject reason. Nor will
Naval Air Gunners School will pick up and deliver Yard serve in this respect."Resignations any statement of intent to marry Buy, Buy War Bonds ..)

Mail at the Operations, Office, Cecil Field, daily, except Sundays shall not he so- a Navy man be accepted as reason" Or Y

at 1000 and 14.15.liii licited nor any pressure exerted for separation from the Service. Bye, Bye Freedom








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Editorial Offices
1 Public Relations Office Room 221 Nc 5s anclV1CWS fromStaOOh t)1
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> The JAX AIR NEWS Is U. S.
V Naval Air Station. k ..fv.Sh:1or3:, ltyattt Public -
t Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copies -
are distributed tree ot charge to enlisted and other Naval By Lieut. Robert T. Weston, Che, USNK
,t Personnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Tech-
t nlcal Training Center the Headquarters ot the Naval AirOperational
Training Command Navai Auxiliary Air Station When The Going: Gets Tough"I
Green Cove 5prln s. Naval Auxiliary Air
statlont
? Cecil field. Naval School the U. S. ;' 1))
Hospital, and alA11uxIYfi rs.l )facilities, May port.i r :. don't mind hard work and I want to do my .
( } t9 -2- part, but I can't stand waiting like this! is a 1 1.:
i Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall USN _
lather common complaint. It has variations
: "I it 1'didn't '
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training
p come into the Navy to swab decks; I came
t- Captain Walton W. Smith USN i in to fight," and "I don't want to go to school; I
Commandant want to get out there with a gun."
Jacksonville Naval Air Station 1
,
I Any one can think of other gripes that belong in
> Captain Joseph B. Lynch Officer A-VG). USNR. the same class. Griping is a useful safety valve It

\. Naval Air Commanding Technical Training Center helps sometimes to maintain a sense of balance, fora
man can let off steam that way and go on about +
Captain John J, O'Malley MC), USN. his work satisfied that he has said what he felt
v Commanding Officer and has it out of his
U. S. Naval Hospital l lI got system.
There are solute, however, who get worse byrjplng'
Commander Edward E Dolecek. USN. AAhen they have kicked they are more
Officer. I
Commanding!
Naval Air Gunners' School dissatisfied Instead of relieved They stop doing: t
JIt' their part and become goldbrlckers; or they become ..,r. \
Commander Commanding William H.: Ashford.O1lcer.I Jr.. USN fl bottle-babies all over again, or perhaps theygo 'WJ I

I Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Sprints (1 over the hill. Because the Navy doesn't do it I
i tF" their way; they uon't play! I
.. Commander Commanding Samuel Officer G. Mitchell. ki1, A man who meets the strain of delay or unpleasant !

Naval Auxiliary: Air Station Cecil Field duty that way is a man who is not ready for i
the responsibility or strain of the action he desires.
Lieut Col. Chester L. Gawn@ USMC (Ret). Whether is
he dissatisfied because there
Is
Commanding Officer "Whad d'ya no glamor
'mine
don't
t' Marine Barracks mean look so good'? in what he is doing, or because he feels uselessin

doing a trivial task or in waiting, he still has
"-
USMC (Ret).
Evans.
Lieut. Cot William T.
Commanding Officer to learn the most necessary lesson the Navy has
I Marine Aviation Detachment MAIN STATION to teach: Patience
This is not a war to be fought for the grandstand.
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper' Service It is not a war in which each can choose what he
prohibited AMUSEMENT CALENDARNumber
:\" material without permission Republication of CNS.crrt Depart. 203 E would do. Many a brave man must serve where his
42nd St.. N. Y. C. valor has little use, and many a skilled man must
4 ( after each showing is playing date of the serve where his skills do not help. There must be a
For Our CiviliansMorale movie at Student Officers' Auditorium) lot of waste time and waste ability in anything as

Today-"Coney Island," Betty Grable ((25): vast as this war, but the man who does the task
on the home front plays an importantrole Sunt1a-"Going My Way," King Crosby (20). that is expected of him and does it well, la likely
in the battle to whip the Axis, and possibly Monday-"Ccnterville Ghost," Charles Laughton (27)). to have his chance eventually. When his time comes, !
nowhere is it more vital than in the various shopsof he will be all the valuable i
Tuesday-"Invisible Man's Revenge(" Jon Hall (28)). more if he has learned 1
a naval air station such as we have here. the lesson of patience and faithfulness to duty when
11'ednesday-"There's Something About n Soldier, Kv Kevcs (30).
the several months the JAX AIR NEWS,
For past Thursday-"Stormy Weather," Lena Home. it seems unimportant. I
under the heading entitled, "What our civilians are Sunday-"White Cliffs of Dover," Irene Dunne (3)). There are many occasions! at the front and on
doing," has in a measure attempted to aid in boost-of (Today at the Student Officers Au lack
ing the morale of ch'ilIanvorkers. Due to ( while next Thursday It will be "GIMersIccve's Ghost). seems as If he would go crazy. The man who has
adequate space it was sometimes impossible to use learned the lesson of patience can take It; he ran
all material submitted. Other Entertainment watt out the long dragging hours and days and

Now, however, under the direction of Lt. Tomorrow (Friday)-Victory Smoker, featuring boxing, at Mason weeks of pressure, and still have the punch to do

,.- (jg) Myron Huss of Personnel Relations, two Field, 2000. his job. The man \vho has not learned that lesson!
complete have been offered for the S.\turtla-NAS 1"lIer8's.. St. Augustine Coast Guard Stars, Mason will go to pieces. lie may be ever so valiant In the
pages
Field 1700. Immediate battle! but when patience Is nestled he
purpose of providing the necessary birdseye Saturday-Ship's Dance, Malnslde Auditorium, 2000. will crack up, and when he .Is needed he won't be
view of civilian activities here. We feel confident there It may cost his life; It may cost that of

that this will meet with the approval of many', all because he could not wait when that wan

the many men and women workers in the Brcez: Radio Programs the most Important thing to do.
We can't choose here we shall serve or how, but
while at the same time serv-
various
shops we can serve wherever if
Friday-"Na\'y Nc\vs\VJAX acceptably we are, we will.
ing to create a friendlier feeling by showing Salty Humor From 1710-1735; ; and "Navy Bead There must be mess cooks and there must be com

the enlisted personnel what those persons Here And ThereOn linen;' WJIIP, 18351840. partment-cleaners. They that are faithful in little

without the service ranks are doing to bring I Saturday "Navy Wings," things prove their worth and may go higher. They
UJAX, 2000-2030. that endure the unpleasant will be able to face the
and successful His Trail
swift con-
this conflict to a
:Monday: "Navy News," music when it Is their turn. When"patience counts
clusion. Clerk to Boss: "I'll have to havea WJAX, 1750-1753: ; and "Navy they can be trusted. The wisdom of Jesus) is ultimate
t' raise in salary, sir. Three" other JlradllnnJIII', 1S35-18IO. : "lIe that endureth unto the end, the same
Don't companies are after me. Tuesday-"Ask Your shall be saved."
Boss to Clerk: "Oh. is that so! \\' 2100-2130. NavyJIir ,

Some weeks ago the JAX AIR NEWS Who are they?" Wednesday "Navy News,"
for the benefit of Clftk.: "The light company, the UJAX 1750-1755 and From Other
served a mild warning 'phone company, and the water ; "Navy Papers I
HeadlinesJ11P ,
those who might be constrained to get a lit- company." 18351810.

tle too much Florida sunshine too suddenly, During the past week this station has been con-

but to judge from the ultra pink skinned No GuaranteeTwo gratulated by the Assistant Secretary of the Navy

i,- people seen about the Station recently some farmers met on the road: I L Divine Services I for Air and by the Commandant for its ship-shape

are hard to convince that Old Sol will burn- per."Si, I've What got did a you mule give with that distem-one done appearance here. and for the fine work that Is being

and quickly.The of yours when he had it?" Frotrtttnt Chapels )fu. ia Road and Everyone who has been doing his Job faithfullyand
rays of the sun are health-giving, but not "Turpentine, Giddap." Birmingham A' Due. diligently, from the Commanding Officer to the
when taken in too copious quantities right at the A week later they met again. 0830 0730-Holy Recruit Communion.Divine service. newest apprentice seaman, deserves to share in
outset. Nobody begrudges you plenty it, but for "Say Si. I gave my mule turpen- (TOO-Training Center Divine service. these congratulations lIe can feel a real sense of I
your own benefit take things easy until you are accustomed tine and it killed him." 0030) -Sunday School small chapel J). satisfaction in the knowledge that he is doing his
to it. "It killed mine, too. Giddap! 1045 J845- And Jnct became Old Sol Is behind the clouds don't pat locked with the foe in a death struggle somewhere:
In the belief that yon ean't born. The Catholic Chapel Me.tn Road ud
much stack
too in
Not Him Birmingham Avenue the distant Pacific combat rones.-The Corsair.
I
those who claim
wind U almott a. bad, and there are
0630-Mass. S *
yon will bUtter quicker when the son Is partially bidden "How perfectly splendid to think 0700-Mais.MO I"I
by cJonda. you're one of the heroes who went ( -Mass. I Hardened Navy men are not the only persons who
%.- over there to die for your coun- oo.1o-Mass. .. are familiar with Hawaii's role in this war since its
1100-Mass.
try! Christian Science Service beginning
Buckle Down "Like hell, I did, ma'am! I went Road and Birmingham Avenne. Martin A survivor of Japan's treacherous attack and a
, American boys hammering at the Germans on the coasts over to make some other guy die 110O--.Small chapel I leading candidate of contribution toward the war
.f Normandy great snper-lortreiiiies bombing Japan's vast Jewish Service Mu tln
Read sid
for his. effort Is
steel temttr, an American task force hitting at the enemy Birmingham Avenue (mall chapel). none other than Mrs. Ida M. Holtwick,
held Itonln Itla.nd..-these and numerous other events dor- 1700 Sabbath service (Friday). ''I charming grey-haired saleswoman in the Ship's
lug the pant week afforded definite proof that we are on Fine Feeling 20fM) >-Sabbath service (Friday). Service Stores at NAS Kaneohe.-Kaneohe Clipper.
the way. Even the Jape and Germans mutt be able to seethe 0810-Devotions (Saturday), I *
handwriting on the wall. Captain: "Did you enjoy your 1000-Devotions (Sunday) Cecil Field. .''J
However, it is likewise apparent that the leave, lieutenant?" Back in March a powerful task force including
Paymaster: "Yes, but there'snothing ed: "How long have been in battleships, struck at the Japanese-held atoll of
make dearly by contesting you
intends to us
enemy pay like the feeling of a good the Navy, son ?" Mille in the Eastern Marshals. For eight solid hours M\"
each foot of the way. The ordinary desk under your feet again." "Two months they poured death and destruction on several thou )

person, by no stretch of the imagination, can "How long have, you the been boy In replied sir?", sand Japs stranded there when American forces had .
have idea of the vast amount of materials That Line ; landed the previous month
an i We stand in line to get a pass, The Admiral was taken slightly I The big guns of the battleships pounded the atoll
necessary to carry out the stupendous operations We stand in line to wash, aback but he good-naturedly an- first. Then a carrier released its air squadrons of
of global warfare. Without adequate We stand in line to find a place swered: "Thirty years." fighters, dive bombers and torpedo planes. The
equipment and supplies the courageof to stand in line, by gosh. "It's hell, ain't it," the young planes swooped in with a roar and dumped over 46

our brave men across the seas would be I We stand in line to draw our pay, ster sympathized.* tons of explosives on the target. Then the second
We stand in line to epend it, wave off the carrier came In low and strafed tho
+ those in land based
it is to
and Little
valueless, up But fellow men we never have SnugInspecting battered enemy.
jobs on this side of the water to do the best TO STAND IN LINE TO LEND Officer to Recruit: The pounding was terrific, and as the planes cir-

they can every minute in order that it may IT! '"Do your underclothes fit you sat- cled back to their sea-going nest, horrendous explosions
e "
be definitely certain, now that we are on the isfactorily? still rent the air back on the atoll. That
that Ready Recruit: "The undershirt il* 0. night, as the carrier retired from the area, Tokyo
offensive, that we will never repeat Commander: "Now, suppose you K.. sir, but the shorts are a little radio put out a weather report to the effect that an
cry of "too little and too late." are at your poet one dark night. snug under the armpits" earthquake had occurred in the locality of MUle
--% jj Suddenly a person appears from atoll.-The Bullhorn.

As more and more men are drawn off into the behind and wraps two arms around Preparation e
armed forces and greater effort becomes necessaryto you. What will you say?"" Farmer's Daughter: "You can I The Naval Air Station took the news of the Invasion

support our rapidly growing military offensives, Boat: "Let's* go* honey.. Rise me until the cows come home I in stride. Its planes In the air on routine
the labor shortage is bound to become more acute. -Hey, where are you going?" flight as usual; its hangars and shops throbbing
\Vlth the manpower problem fast approaching this He Learned Farm Home: "Out to .shoot them with the noise of its daily effort for the Navy Air, .
critical stage, the slowing down of operations at Dear Ma: 1 joined the Navy cows" and Sea Fleets.
NNY caused by excessive turnover of labor la aluxury because I admired the tray that C At the close of the work day, Navy men In dun
we can not afford. the ships were Kept so chart and Toast garees, men in Blues, bowed their heads in solemn
We have reached a point where every man and tidy. But I never knew until this ''Here's prayer for the success of our arms at special D-Day .,
woman who can contribute anything toward win- week who keeps them so clean and to you, my dear, prayer services conducted in the Auditorium by
ning the war must work and must STAY ON THE tidy. I And here's to the dear that's not Protestant and Catholic Chaplains
JOB. That's one of the greatest contributions you S here. "The invasion of Europe renews our determinationto
can make to an early victory. Just to keep punchingor SympathyAn It the dear that's not here were accomplish the work that has been set out for us
drilling, hammering, driving, typing, or whatever Admiral watching a young here my dear, and Inspires us to continue that work with increased
else particular work may Inductee working eagerly but I wouldn't be calling you "dear," effort," Captain Ben H. Wyatt. Commanding Officer
your be.Speed Victory. clumsily on the quarterdeck, ask- my dear. of the Station declared.-Quoreet Scout.







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; Plans For Navy'sXmasMailSetUp Quiz Contest No Rates For A For Men Only I,

(QUESTION'
PAGE 3) School "Grads"Third 'j.l'r:::; :-i?
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I ANSWERS '> : .:
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The The Navy Mall Service has 1.' The Razor's Edge by W. Som class petty officer ratings ..j"r::

\ already Initiated plans to handle erset Maugham; 2, Hotel Berlin will no longer be given to graduates 'jj ,.,.I'
the volume of Christmas mall for '43, by Vicki Baum; 3, Presidential of Class A schools who reported '
Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard Agent by Upton Slnclalrf: 4, Lost for training on or after 1 7. f

personnel stationed overseas. Mall Island, by James Norman Hall; June 1944, according to a recent .
this year ia expected to exceed 5. The Outnumbered by Catherine announcement from the Chief of X'

last year's record figures, according Hutter. Naval Personnel. t.
: to a Navy Department release 2. (LST) Landing Ship, Tank; During the first six months of t .
The 30-day period from September LCIL), Landing Craft, Infantry Class "A" school training! following '

: 15 to October 15, 1044 has Large; (LCVP), Landing Craft, Pearl Harbor third class rates f
been designated as Christmas Mall i Vehicle Personnel; LCSS( ), Land. were given to all hands graduating r < S
Month for Marines from such schools Last year the 1
Bluejackets Ing Craft Support Small; LSD d \
and Coast Guardsmen outside the Land- number receiving such advance-
Landing Ship Dock; LSM, ,.
ments was cut to 10 cent.
United States. With distances per
so Ing Ship, medium.
vast and fleet operations so widespread 3. White Sox (American The recent order states: f

every effort should be League) ; Braves ( National "Effective with students reportIng r
made to mall early in this periodIn League) ; A's (American League) ; 1 June 1944, or any date there- ,
order to assure delivery of pack Brewers (American Association) ; after, graduates except of the specialist
M school shall not be advanced
( )
ages to meA in the farthest out.. Jersey City Giants (International
posts League) Pirates ( National above pay grade
; specialist
5. All school
Christmas gift packages this I League) ; Chicks Southern Association (1.1) grad-
year will be accepted for mailing I ) ; Seals (Pacific Coast uates may be advanced 'to special
.". ist (M), third class. Only grad
only within the present League).
11mlta-1 uates of other than the specialist I a sa94
I lions of weight and 4. It's the Navy's PBM "Ma- .
(M) school who are above average -
"
in 15 Inches in
pounds weight, riner. '
f'' ., length and 36 inches in length and 5. Georgia Carroll. may be advanced to seaman. ,
class,
first class, or fireman first
girth combined. Perishable articles 6. Montebourg (France) ; Vlipuri' "

will not be accepted for mailing (Finland) ; Changsha (China). as The appropriate.of 10
advancing
and every effort will be made to 7. At Guadalcanal policy per- '
cent of graduates who reported for
discourage the mailing of fragile 8. Elaine, in Tennyson's "Idylls "A" school training before 1 .Tuna
articles which cannot survive "
of the King.
I will continue. In cases where V-10
transportation to war zones.KmphuaUi Jr.
9. Henry Morgenthau.
(WAVE) and male personnel at-
: H being placed on 10. A, The Gull of Mexico; B, ''
school each category
tend the same -
the neceitAity of adre..lnr.. package the Atlantic Ocean; the Mississippi 'I be considered separatelyin
may
Incorrect addressft -
properly.
River _. applying the allowed percentage I
nialU averaye -
may hold up the an i -- '-=,- I the Chief of Naval Personnel II I
,of 90 days and sometime
.
longer. Lad year, several thousand states. ..h. II I "
i --
Navy Christmas packages: I -

; .were delayed due to thin factor. iI I
Plans are now being formulated Forty-Two WavesIn vk ;

by the War, Navy and Post Of- AtLtt.j Vincent' Hoe Jk 1 nvlll 11!. fir
Fritz
: In conjunctionwith I j ijg) and Mis Brenneclte a
fice Departments
I daughter Anne born Wednesday
I II Net
the Office of War Information I May 31 I II TourneyFortytwo

and the War Advertising I !.t. ijg I ) and Mrs James William\ ,
Council for a nationwide campaign }l.lahar.! u son James William, Ji.. I WAVES, are scheduled -
to inform the public of all phases I born Thursday. June 1 1.I 1. to participate in the tennis nw k' A
of Christmas mall regulations in I Capt. and Mis Paul Harold Kellogg tournament which began this
Paul Harold, Jr., burn Thursday j
I. Ion
an effort to secure wholehearted June 1. week, reports Ensign Verla Hill of
I cooperation in mailing early, wrapping PhMlc and Mrs Arthur Holllday a the WAVES Physical Training Department -
packages carefully, and addressing I son Arthur' Lamar born Friday June 2. These entries will be ,'
i that the bathing suit Is hero
Eve offer excellent
them properly with the I S2o and Mrs Karl; Beaver, a ion, played as an elimination and con- Whitney proof
purpose of Insuring safe and Randall Karl born Sunday. June 4, solation tournament.The to stay Kve' latest picture was appropriately culled "Two Girl 1

prompt delivery of the service- I Lt. and Mrs John Dwight Brewer' following are entries and the and u Sailor"
I Jr., a son John Dwlght, 111, born --- -
mei'' Christmas mail. Sunday June 4. unit each player represents: A&R:

-.- .- ---- AMM2c and Mis. Tommy Hutching. Brasher Casey, Seabold, Thomas; Two NAOTC Staff Members Promoted
a daughter. Barbara Lynn born Mon M-l: Buckley, Constance Mar-
ContinuesTo day. June S. ciniak, Guss, Matthews, C. E

.1 Corpus daughter Lt. Comdi, Sara and Dobbs Mrs. Hoyt born Mann Monday a, Smith; Synthetic: J. Bird Pat The Navq.1 Air Operational Command recently announcedthe

June S. Pederson, Fannin, Hutchins Hillman promotion of two staff lieutenant commanders to the

Lead In SalesCorpus I Mr. and Mr. Burnlce Wllholt. a Rhodes Elwell, Vines, Idema; rank of full commander. They Comdr. Hubert 11. Harden
I daughter, Sandra Jean born Monday Grout; WAVES Unit: Bllnn. Rae; I pre <<
June 3.ACOM. NAOTC: Hinkle, Whitfield, Myers, i i NAOTC landing signal officer, and Com l'. Edwin B.I Parker,
Christi Naval Air Sta and Mis. Roland E. Duggan Fraser, Burns; Communications: bomber training officer.
: j
torpedo
r tion, with an efficiency index of a son, William Rolaod, born Monday.:
133.7 topped U. S. Naval Air Station June 5. Betts. Staudt. Both of the newly-promoted i
Lt. Ijg) and Mr. Howard Utman VF-5: Bearse, Kent Marteny; I commanders are graduates of the
Promoted
in War Bond sales for the
a daughter. Joan, born Thursday June VPB-1
:
VF-4: Schmeideskamp; Naval Academy, class of 1035, and
to information
month of May, according 8, 1914.
released by the coordi SlK2o and Mr. Hlllard Latham, a Anderson, Rob r son ; VPB-2: both received their flight trainingat
1 Bond.This Station daughter, Frances Call, bom Ihurs Wutke; T-5-: Loffler; Aerology: I the Pensacola Naval Air Station
nator for War -
day. June 8. Bornstein Ruckenbrod, Cheek ; In 1939
with 130.5, was in second Lt. (tl4), ) and Mrs Raymond Penn Browell McRae. winning their wings

I place. a son David William, born IhursdayJune Supply-;- -- ---.-- From Pensacola ,ComJr Parker

1 "E" bond sales here amounted to Lt 8.and Mrs William McNevin a I went to a torpedo plane squadron ,,' ':
.
j $$276.353 for May in comparisonto I daughter. Robin' ,. born' 'r'' June 9AM Station MarriagesFourteen and saw duty on the carriers York- t.tji'=,
I 5230,625 for Corpus. Jo and Mrs. Joseph Bundy a town, Saratoga, Enterprise and
I Harold Edward, Born Friday. .'
.: The allotment program once 'June son 9, weddings were con- Hornet. Veteran of an extremely h'i.:
again demonstrated its Innate vitality i Sic- and Mr*. ..William Wright, a ducted at the Station chapels dur- caloiful combat career, he has .
during May with increases daughtei, Blllle Jean born Friday. ing a period of eight days from earned the Navy Cross for the bat

I all along the line. Navy allotments June:' 9.A'tl1c. and Mr*. Thomas Mllosle. a June 8 through June 19. tles of Tulagi and the Coral Sea, { ':.....
In effect as of 31 May were 1,212- daughter, Mellnda Joyce, born Saturday The following were mauled: the Distinguished Flying Cross for
r 230; Marine Corps allotments 183- a1nOd June 8th: Thomas L. Boehmer and the Solomon Islands campaign and \ .
r 000 and the Coast Guard 84,033. a ARM3c daughter, Judith Mrs Marie Alfred, born Sehmeliser Saturday. -, Dorothy Faye Lord; June 10: Her the Air Medal for the role he played .I''t .;

Allotments sales for May were June 10. bert John Ashe and Gloria Ann in the battle of Santa Cruz. ; t .. ', c
: JS.667.09375 by Navy $1.094- :AM2c: and Mr, John Pye, a son McClouskey; June 11: Louis Tenenbs.um I' From Pensacola Comdr. Harden .. .1{
Kermit C. Driest> U the Station'
June 10.AMMlc
John Thomas born Saturday
Marine and $568.- and Elizabeth Huppler;
25 the Corps
756: and Alvin I Lee Kyle, I went directly to the USS Enterprise J
l I 875 by the Coast Guard. a son, Alvin Lee.rSjr,, born Saturday, June 12th: Jack H. Clark and where he served first as landing only Chief Carpenter Civil
--- -- June 10. Phyllis Theresa Kallenbach; June I signal officer for a scouting Engineer! CorjvH. lie was promoted t
\ -- CSK and Mrs. William Davis, a
daughter, Judith Ellen born Satur- 14th: James Elsworth Devaneyand : squadron and later as landing signal recently from Warrant Car I
j Draft Rejections Top day. June 10. Ruth Jewel Copeland; LloydA. officer and air operations officer -
(.'11nnd: Mis. Archie Tort, a daughter Schempp and Jean M. Austin; I for the whole ship penter. Orient Is a specialist t on
i Casualties In Battle Betty Brunette, born Sunday, William\ E. Sergeant and lone to shore air conditioning; sheet metal, 'r.J:
returned
Comdr. Harden
Jun 11.I I
I WASHINGTON (CNS) -Rejections I MMU and Mrs. Bernard Schaetten, I Maxine Shepherd; June 16th: Milton t duty In February 1913 and after heating; and electrical construction ,
for educational deficiency by I a daughtei. Christina Marie born B. Raffle and Gloria A. Berrvs. I serving for eleven month at the : for the Public World Department. ;:
I Sunday June 11. June 17th Gerald Gene Trout
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the armed forces are more numerous Coxswain and Mrs Merrell Cook Stauffer Roland I Miami, Fla.. Naval Air Station. I lie N a natl\e of O1In>
j' than battle casualties a a daughter! Deirdre Call born Monday and Jeannette ; was called to duty on the headquarters I II
recent survey has disclosed. I dcunIIJ2'Mrs. I Walter Golz and Helen H. Dachs; I staff of the NAOTC here I' but attended Carnegie Terh *nj s

The Selective Service System don born Mcnday. Raymond June 12 Frlsby, a Walter E. Tuthill and Virginia 'I Comdr. Parker has been on duty' was associate! with the firm of

210,000 and war casualties only |I KM.ic: and Mrs Phonzla Howell., adauKhtci. Males; Norman E Pedersen and I here since January 11, 1943. I frank IJmbaeh In Pittsburgh l ,
I ', born Allen Marie Lofberg; June 19: Jerome -
Susan
Judith Monday
has announced that educationally Comdr. Harden a native of Iowa from 1928 until he enteml the

)) I) deficient registrants numbered I June Lt. and 12. Mrs. James Elton Cooper, a F.Floyd Ascroft James, Jr. Lyne and Lela and Falls Iowa, is married to the for Navy' In October 194'J.No \\1'
Mays:
I 201.454. daughter, Jeanne then, born Tuesday. mer Miss Haitlett Moore. They .
-- ----
j -- I June 13.tvo Carolyn Lorrene Adams. have: a son Hubert B. Jr. Comdr.
t I'tN A and Mr. Tlvima T .U 11'1 I, a -a. I monies will be
... Whopper| win. itoRet Allen, born .Tuesday, June Parker, of San Francisco Cal., is special!
, e; Rear Admiral E. L. Cochrane 1:1: 1it41. Sit He SajiAdmiral married to the former Miss E. E. paid to enlisted personnelafter .

j) ., Chief of the Bureau of Ships re- --V Chester Nlmltz-"The Bennett. The couple, with their two : OSOO on 27 June, 1914, i
-
I cently announced: "By the end of I' iiur. hay wnr hush. principal obstacle In the Pacific : children, make their temporary I II .
I until after the first in
payday
t 1944 the U. S. Navy will be equal orlire is not the Japs but geography home at 1629 Challen Ave., Jack-1 ,
I to that of the rest of the world." I lire Freedom the size of the Pacific ocean ." 1 I I sonville. I III July.

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Male Call by Milton Caniff. creator of "Terry and the Pirates" Charge Without Reconnaissance. i

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I WHAT'S V I ALWAV THOUGHT S YEAH... AN' COME YOU SAID 17..1I HIVA, BU5.! LAGc T oM-TUERE YOU YEG, eNE\L.. .

TMI HERE? \ SHE HAD SOME RICH JjM155 TO THINK OP IT, THEY'REWMY *J HOW'S TMIN33 LACYI AgI; I OOT SOZTA ,T':; A G.1Ai 5O "I'

LACE 1 4F ON THE= 5TS'rJ l : "...-V AIN'T THAT CO.111N'OiFI IN eS$5NTULINPU3 ARe PANICKY FOR A eJ"K FROM THe

P, JGIN' WITH 1 WHERE ELSE! DOES SHs JOADIS IN UNIFORM? THE FLOOR } -'- tYHRc ti0U? IMINUTE-.DIDN'T,I SOUTH PACIFIC L

A CLIWKIN' / O;T ALL THEM CLOTHES/ ? HE LOOKS l4 L.THY.WATCH MS J !106'ON5Y\ HE WWTS TO !

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Fage :Six: I JAX AIR NEWS

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HATS Aids In Here's How They Beat The Heat On This Station



Rescuing 48 ffJ ,)


From Ocean

.
Uncle Sam's Air Transport Service
is performing a herculean task
in handling vast quantities of sup-
flies for our aimed services, but
me plane, manned by a Pan-Amer L 4f.d'Jja
reliefto ) '
Ivan Airways crew brought
48 survivors of a ship sunk in
the Pacific, in a manner some \
what out of the usual line of duty, ,\.
Recording to a recent Navy Department
anonuncement.The .

big plane, a twin-engine
Martin Mariner operated by Pan-

s American for NATS, was arriving .
lit a Pacific base when word came ,.. !.
cf the )loss of the ship. It was < '. ,/
quickly emptied of its cargo, the \ ..i ..

gas: tanks filled and additional life j f t' ,<
f
rafts taken aboard.: '
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Again the Mariner headed out ,' ,, ,: ,
1<> sea. Upon reaching the scene I r
t'f the sinking, swells of 10 to 15
fret high were running. Cnpt. \\'.
\,'. Moss\ !, commended by: the
Navy for "praiseworthy judgment fl ( /
courage and airmannhlp", ," :
net the plane down undamaged
In the rough tea.

Forty-eight of the exhausted and
' rill-covered men were taken aboard. 1'd .
Captain Moss eased the flying: boat !
unto the top of a big swell. He was
trying the difficult maneuver of ,
turning atop the wave and "rid.
ing the hump" along the crest for, t.
II takeoff. The maneuver failed ,> .
and the plane went slamming --r
across the waves.
At 55 knots the big plane bounc- Fey, s 3 Bra ;.
(d off the first swell. One wing .i
clipped low on the second bounce I _
but after five or six bounces the
big ship became airl:>ome. I

1 Captain Moss, a pilot for many .
I years! is a former Navy flier. After
1 completing flight training he served -
three years in three different
aircraft carriers. During this period -
he participated 4n the searchfor
Amelia Earhait. famous woman -
flyer lost in the Pacific. When
' he was placed in a reserve status :'
'
1 with the Navy, Capt. Moss joined I 1
Ppn-American. He was the First .7 j p- "
Officer of the clipper which was : ", .'
caught at Wake when Japan at- : f
tacked the U. S.. and underwent ; ... \ ..'
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I the enemy bombings of that .
island.
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: Marine Lingo I .

(In filming "Guadalcanal Diary"
Hollywood did a Mr of research
and came forth \II)Hh the following I
list of Marine "slangunne.. What I II

do? you It It Marines accurate heie) think aboutIt ;:.. ..
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Bean bng-meal pennant aboard L : ,: ... '; ,

thip.; : : ,
Charlie Nohle--I'nwke pipe froma -

ship's galley (not to be leaned x f
oM
against:: ). y F Z" aLSo
Col1islon-ma u-pancs kt'I. Q
Down to pass ("Down theneat"
). jSea j
dust'salt. I IMaskee
-okey. I I .
Ear.banger--apple.poli\her\ ; yes '
'l
man. ',.
Gizmo-a term of universal significance you're suffering from the __ ______ __._ .,1
of meaning
,
capable
'gadget." "stuff," "whozls" or al- heat, huh ? Well, here's how Sailors Four 'WAVES To Be SP's TurnCobblers Billy Reed To Join
f most anything else the speaker Marines and WAVES aboard'
wants it to mean. this Station go about cheating the Radio Quiz ProgramBilly

I Boksok bait-crazy; berserk I heat: (ItTom O'Leary, AerMSc. First Women CPO'sAfter i iFiom Reed" Y2c, will join thecrew
candy.
Pogie t
of
quenches his thirst at the scuttle- I i iNAS "Ask Your Navy new radio
Pungyo-pal. !
The
Duster quiz show WJHP, next
and half in the on
Rip ho--How the drill sergeant butt; ((2)Robert) McMan, S2c, takes! a year a Clinton. Okla. Tuesday night, 27 June at 2100.
7 r pronounces "To the lear, march!" I a shower bath and it isn't even Navy four women are now wearing i; Here's one! for Itipley! And let it j With Reed will be Mildred Ban- :

i Skid grease-butter. I Saturday yet; ((3)The pause that 'I'I'I : the uniforms of chief petty ncier IK- said that the Shore Patrol nach, SKlc Jack Cummins, SpA( )
Boot raw recruit; rookie. officers. They are the first women j'I 1* not versatile.' Ic, and Gunter Stephenson, Ylc.
Dinged-bawled out. I refreshes is the one at Ma inside to be piomoted to that rating and I I Last Sunday while Al 1,1ns, I In this week's quiz the clew
Attic clel\ners---aplrin tablets. Ship's Service where malts and I all four worked their way through SS)2c( ) was on duty, Into I'I missed two questions but their bat-
Armored cow-canned milk. cokes are heat-beaters; ((4)Maiine) I the grades from petty officer third headquarters in Clinton walked a ting average was still amazingly 6)\)
Mustang-officer who rose from Cpl. Hobson D. Hawthoine uses I class, to their present chief's ., "'A"J'; carrying her shoe in one I high. Tickets to the Florida State
ranks. status. hand and a heel in the other. I Theaters ate given to listeners for '
hand-wipe-of-
PJg-- torpedo plane. the old-fashioned Three of the new CPO's are on I Could the SI repair her shoe? questions submitted-pnd best sellers -
Jamoke and side ma-coffee, the-brow system ; SHoBpita) ) duty in the Navy Department, : It being Sunday cobbler Khow| ; ; are awarded to 'the listener'
cream and sugar Corpsmen) WAVES refrigerate Washington, D. C.. and one at were closed And the lady couldn't whose questions the crew mllsU''JI
RingtallJap. themselves on the beach every Headquarters, Eighth Naval Dis- \'Cry'ell walk around barefooted.On All hands are Invited to attend
Soup jockey--Mess cook I the beam, as alivajw', the SP the
((6)Tyrus) Whitley, trict, New Orleans, La. "Ask! Your Navy" programany
Cake and wine-bread and wa- Wednesday; Raid It
would
I try. It took a little Tuesday evening in the air-
Williams S2c, They are: Rhodell Angel, Chief
ter.Red S2c, and Ellis Yeoman of Thief River Falls time, a little- glue and a couple of conditioned studios of WJHP in :
lead catsup. nibble at ice cream ((7)) j I nails-but It "
daintily ; I Minn., on duty in the Office of the v a* done. The damsel the Jacksonville. Journal Building
ciramed beef
Mud on a shingle- Ain't science wonderful? Marion | Commander in Chief, U. S. Fleet; donned her shoe and went on t on Laura Street. \

(.n Blister toast. mechanic hospitalccirpsman. Berndt, yeoman employs an electric ) Vera Maxine Pearson, Chief Yeoman her merry way.Who I i i'i 4I -- t

fan as a cooler-offer and keeps [ of Loda, Ill, on duty in the I -nays----Si's wt-are hard-hearted? I Hugh Casey. ex.Brooklyn Dodger 4
Eggs--aerial bombs.! light on working; (8)"What) the i office of the Commander in Chief, I pitcher, la now on duty at the
Stump jumper marine from JU. S. Fleet; Frances D. Hanusik I I U. S. Naval Air Station, Kaneohe t
h--1 is the difference? says Clarence Chief of Yonkers N. .i
rural home. ; Storekeeper VPB 2 Bay T. H. Casey lists Joe DiMag-
Sundownerstrict officer. the Post Office cat, who Y., on duty in the Finance 'Department : ((1)) Ensign gio as the toughest batter to get .

Scuttlebutt rumor-empty talk. snoozes all the time, anyway; ((0)I) Bureau of Supplies nnd out saying, "Joe just doeim't make ...
(, Angel's- whisper-bugle call.i It's frosted malts for Pete Nicholson I Accounts; and Marion T. Long- Sets Chin-Up Mark i any mistakes at the plate."
hurst, Chief Yeoman, of Stamford. _
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unlisted man -- s --
bird ;
Yard newly
I Sic, L. L. Bortlow, AM2c ; Conn., on duty In the Office of the I A new Station '
recniit.Swankabest. record for officers
Sic and J. E. Richardson I No monies will be
clothes; dress uni- Bill Younger, Assistant Commandant (Logistics special
in
form. i Sic; (lOEmilie) Scott, ); Eighth Naval District. operational training was established I paid to enlisted personnel

Bristol faahion- very neat. I SpT)3c) finds the beet place to The women CPO's wear the regulation recently when Ensign I after (0800 on 27 June, 1944, IA
The iron inn-guaidhoupe; jail. I cool Is the WAVE pool; and ((11)) Women's Reserve! Uniform [Omer C. Bell 22, of Squadron VPB until after the first payday in i 9.1!
-----% JJl-- Student Officers catch on quick I with a Chief's rating badge on 2 (1)), class 100, did 40 chin-ups,
l\\ Navy EXIand'lWASUINGTON I too; they swim for .hot weather their sleeves. They wear an otfleer's breaking the old record of 23 chin- July __,_
vim. type hat with the regular
(CNS) -- Four single fouled anchor CPO' cup ups set by Ensign F. W. Atchley. and had a score of 79 on the step ) ,
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1 years ago the U. S. Navy'q fight- I device.Vn't. of Squadron VPB 2 (21), teat .y
strength consisted of 380 No special I monies will be Ensign Bell, who Is five feet, A native of Dora, New Mexico
ing ships; according to statistics revealed paid to enlisted personnel l five inches tall and weighs 144 Ensign Bell attended the Del I
by Rear Adm. June 1944 \ Locking Ibs., has the highest composite Monte Calif. Navy pre-fllght
recently 27
after 0800 en J
chief of the Navy's Bureau I "Did she blush whn her shoulder } athletic grade irf the history of the school and won his wings at the I
Cocbrane: : of Ships. Today fighting ships until after the first payday in strap broke?" Station 3.67. He had a j jump reach Naval Air Station, Corpus Christl,
i cf the Navy total 1,200. I July. -OohI didn't DGlke l b e'r' fac." score' of 26 inches, did 35: push ups Texas







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"' 15 June, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

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: Safe Or. Out? You Call This One Stars and Fliers TangleAt l''




Mason Field Saturday. .'

j Cuntiniiftl from one -
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day had won 11 and lost 1, are ;
Boathouse Boxers I
anxious to reward the home fans

with a victory. The Stars will have

had their chance to do the same ,
I
Share LimelightAt by Saturday since the two teams ;

;> were slated to play in St. Augustine


;" By Edmund "'a Ish. Y2c Smoker FridayThe yesterday.I'roltal'le Lineup

('....t Guard Air Station
Three players to tab Satur- first outdoor smoker! of the Doll. 3b Vnnnl.! cfMuffoletlo

day when the St. Augustine i-' summer season will bow in at Mason Klein 2b Cicau Anderson, 3b M
ft
Coast Guard Stars make their Field Friday night at 1945 Wood rf Lyons. :2b
with a four-point entertainment Steven. Jt l Woddall, If
first appearance of the year attraction. Pride, Colgan.. cOlitie
{
at Mason Field are Lou Klein 1 Feature of the evening will be Buccaro.. b cf Welner.DeKrelUn.Ib rf

-and Joe Muffoletto, of the ; .. + f the final bouts between port andstarboa'rd I I Lad, p Dinner, p

Stars and Eddie Lyons, of the t{ senting the section Boathouse.fighters repre- In games during the past week,

Fliers. f.t. The show will get underway at the Fliers defeated the Assistant

1945 with the Commandant's band Captain of the Port nine of St.
Klein, the St. Louis Cardinal'ssecond
: 9 to 2 and the Orlando
SI Augustine,
base star on the 1943 I taking over the spotlight.
Air Base 3 to 2. Both con-
world's championship team, is I At 2000, Lieut. Eddie Adams. Army
playing shortstop and Muffollettcit : NAS boxing; officer and coach of tests were played at Mason Field.

4ii'I r & handling second base chores. The the Station team, will introduce
I
W .,r tory goes that Muftolletto, a sand- IIOXINd FINALISTSMarleno Fliers 3-Orlando 2

lot star is so good that he beat ; ; :< Pergeoralls, 160s.. Mai tin Orlando AAII lAir Station
: Klein out tor the keystone sack ; I Taylor, IfiO. ubhoai abhoa
job.JJ' Leon Wilson 150 vs. Henry Mitchell. Mendez.lt 402 0Bride| cf 4010
Coulter.3b 302 OIAnderron.8 4 1 1 1Mnknc'h.d
'ihls pair Is worth watching, "You're out," cried the umpire. On this first Inning play In last 150.Russell Kelm 170 ss. Lloyd St\en. 401 OCros8.3b 4201
but don't forget Eddie L.toit, Sunday's game against the Orlando Army Air Base", Dave Bride 170. Bouza.lb 408 OIL] ons. 2b 4221

who is probably the rll..r'8 bent Fliers' center fielder Is Known sliding Into third base. Bride was on I! Shiver Edward: 150. Koleckl 150 v.. Johnny Tomao.rf Hunt 413 415 0 CoI\ odqall tIn.c. It 3052Powers 4140

bet for u. postwar berth In fast second and Alf Anderson on first when Don Cross bunted toward | Robert Perez 150 \I,. Arnold Alvarez. 422 2D'FreltM.rf! 4130
company bOMlnill.Considering the Army 1.Ih'ht'r1."ho threw to third Imse forcing Bride on a close 150. Bomar.2b: 411 :Welner.Ib 1110

all three! we'lltt play. How would you rail It? (No hints but notice Uride's right foot Arthur Channe '. 160 \S. Colbltt Ruy- Klne.p 400 2Ulttner;: p 4102
the sack the Orlando third baseman<< waits for the ball.) bon hitsDonaid
already on as '
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nominate Klein as the best hit- | Ream 165 u. Henry Hyde Total 35 5249 I Total 35 9277
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"1' trr, Mtiffollettii. Klein and ORLANDO AAB tXK 02U &)O-:2:

", J.. <>n* almost even as fielders I O & G A & R. Recruit Center Top I three of his fighters Cal Cagni, AIR STATION 200 100 000-3,
UeFrella
.1- and Lynn a* the newt double \ middleweight; Dick Lee welter- Powers Run:: Anderson Bomar. Errors Lyon: Coulter 3,

1'fJ. play man. I weight, and Norm Eversen heavy- Hunt 2. Crow 3. Run batted In: Coulter -

''' \My; lu rising to the majors Klein, I Enlisted Softball In First Half I weight. All three are classy bat- hits 2.Two: Hunt.base Sacrifice hits: Ml Billnel'*: Blttner..Tht'et'Power has

." a. New OrltniiiN bffy, went. from j, tiers and should held their own ; *. Stolen bases: Coulter Woddall, De-
:i Da3'tot.a Beach to Columbus to I The enlisted men's softball lace wound up its first half of the season | against any opposition the Station Frelto. Double ploy: Bomar. Power
the Cardinal With Columbus. In with Recruit Center topping the American League with a mark of 10i may encounter. These boxers will and Bou/e. Left on buses: Orlando 6,
-,0 Fine 9 In 8.
off
Air Station 10. lilts
X '42, lie was named American Association i i games won and one defeat while 0 and G and A and R tied for first I I take over duties as Judges and Bittner 5 In '!. Base on ball, off Fin

.1 batting king with a. '! place in the National League with 10 games won and one defeat. i referee for the Boathouse championship ') But'nor' 1 <*lriis>lt nut" hv" Pino: 3.
mark In the ; ---------- finals. Bltlner 5.: '\'lId"p'ihH: Fine. Passedballs
1. vicinity of :.364.MatNticluiis All teams will start from scratchin I Bittner.
Colitan.lnnlng pitcher: -
'. changed their mind I the second half and it will be ; Defeats At 2030. Billy Reed talented ; :Time of game1:50.: Urnplie Pev-
(!" *liorlly thereafter, however, fiom the second half standings Mayport Bluejacket MC, will step' Into the t'l ell and Lucaielll. '

.: finding lAm XoviUolf. fir Milwaukee that playoff entrants will be de- : i limelight to head tip the entertainment -

,t., and now of the tubflt. the I termined.In acts lasting until 2100. Fliers 9-ACOPT 2
Aftoviation leader by a fratlionof I Lake City For The final portion of the show
luring the past week, A<'OIT [Air Station
games
of a point user Kir In. r, will offer more boxing; and a pos- abhoal| sbhoa
2
{ .* Hospital defeated Ship's Stole sible wrestling exhibition by mem- John on.3b 31 1 l.Vannl.cf, 2110 ..
I to 1. VF 4 lost to Seaman Guard, : NAOTC Title bers of the Annapolis wrestling Alflelc! 2b 302 Brlde.cf> 1000
Ordnance and Gunnery rates a |18 to 1. Ship's Store won from VF I team who aboard the Harmon.Ib 317 0AndersonM 4 2 8 0lafmsu.rf
are now
nod for its extra inning 3 to 2 4, 2 to 1 and Hospital beat the I :' ) 322: IICr oae,3b 4212Dodgln

,. t triumph over A and R. first hall Boathouse. 7 to 4. All were American -: Mayport NAAS won the first Station -' cf 212 202 OlUoddaM.lf 0Lyons.2b|! 4 4021McClugh.e 2 1 O

.. "d winner In the enlisted men's National League contests. half softball championship in the I' Afebrook.lf 2 I 1 1 0 DFreltas.rC 4 020I
league softLaJl last Station Baseball 'I OoTg.s 301 l\Velner.lb 3280
race, i :
\h" National league games: found A ,, noithern sector league 3113
Monday. NAOTC I T""I Stun 1..1 Loximin.p :200 Barnesc
Gerry Condo beat Stan
the Marines, 1B'' 0000)
and R swamping A&R ti; 3Bluejackets ICol ganc
:," Fointek, Condo allowing five hits 1 and VPB 2 ((1)) edging out composed of station teams other i .. 6 4 I !'Miller, p 2102:
Ito
and Polntck, six. Barracks 19. 1 to 0. than the Naval Air Station and I II Seaman Guard 7 5Marlnea I
..,li :: ::2 to.. Totals 23 61861 Total 311124
: the NATTC.
... In the officers' league A and R 1 '- ACOPT 002 000 0--2
Condo won the game for 0 and 2"I I On the way to the title Mayport) I I I I AIR STATION 511 110 'c-9
'::! G in the first of the- eighth inning won over Public Woiks, 4 to in Runs: Vnnnl 2. Anderson C.'oss,
", VF 4 triumphed over the Hospital.I finished the regular season a I Unbeaten A & R :I Woddall 2. DcFrellMs. Weiner Barnes,
getting a single and knocking
: Lake tied for "
6 to 4. VPB 2 (2)) defeated Operations deadlock with City I Johnson. AHIrld. Error: Georges, Harmon. -
,j in Larry Doyle \\ ho had tripled first place with each team havingwon Run* batted In: Ant'er-
",: :.t to open the inning. Pointek got the 8 to 3 and the Hospital 5 while I ron 2. 11'einer\ 7 j. 2, Vannl. llafemelster.;
: only home run of the in the to 2. VF 5; won 12 to 9. over eight games dropping I. WAVES Capture ,Two base hits : Welner. Three base
i game I NAOTC and Operations came backto two. Mayport took the championship hits: Barnes. Sacrifice: Alfleld. Stolen
'1' wconj inning with no. one on base. 5 to 4.American by winning the playoff game Nisei: Vannl. Woddall. Double plays:
beat Commissary
n > Supply I Softball Title Hafemelster and Harmon; Miller I An-
its home lot 5) to 3.
on
----- ---- demon and Barnes. Left bases ACOPT
In I on :
training with
the Natal
Although geographically within 6. Air Station 5. Hits, off Loxman
I I The A&R WAVES softball)}
Air Station boxing team In ('al S League the northern sector: the Air Station 11 In 6 Innings Miller 6 In 7. Bates on
Cagnl, Sp (A) h'. now nf the TC'"PI Won rant and the NATTC formed their team came through the season un- ball*. off Loxman !5, Miller 3. Struckout.
Shore Patrol and formerly onef Recruit Center ]I 1 I : defeated. Last week ended the by Loxman 1. Winning pitcher.
Doc'kl'-Ft'nlE'S 1V own league for the first half. A&R Mtller. Losing pitcher Loxman. Time
t (> (the outstanding middleweight F4 7 3 1943 NAS champs took the Station I Spring Softball League with the I of game: : 1.30. t'mplies: Pexerell and
around New York. 6 I WAVES Unit beating Synthetic Smith.
1'M l I
playoff by defeating i I .
IS 5 game and -- -------- ------- -
Before enlisting In the Navy, Hospital Bks. 9. the NATTC winner, 1 to 0. 17-3.: NAOTC defeating T-1 I
CsRnl beat Michvrll kium'iifighter Seaman Main Galley(;uIHd' 3 4"I II When the second half of the I Yard 19 to 13, A&R swamping VF I Mary Averette A&R, 1; Nancy

*. aM lied Cochrane, "Htenvefglit I T4 4 this week, j 120 to 4, and VPB downing Supply i Htuchins. Synthetic, 1; Sarah
league gets underway
champ, the late Milt Vf' 4 Ollnanee 9: the northern sector will no longerbe I8 I to 1. I Jackson, WAVES Unit 1; Velma
Ships StoryCooke.Bakers 1 Grace Blinn)
Ross. VPB1
,
Aaron, Walter l-'ranklin. WIrkey 1 f divided The Air Station will Final fo.b..Ii"|s I ;
Y : llawktar-and Frankle Blair I Tears Won Lht WAVES Unit 1 ; Josephine Giza,
National enter a team in competition with AAR 7 0 I
LeagueTeam Ashore 1.
Store
: Ship's ,
Cat who Mill referee of
Monte
"'"n t..1 Mayport Lee Field. St. Simon) Island VPB 5 2
'. /7' the the !Smoker Card VI 4 3 I Thursday night an All-Star Unit
fights; on O&(1 10 1 Cecil Field, NAGS and Lake
S nthtlc 3 4tfAOTC team will challenge the undefeated
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at Mason Meld 10
Friday night A&R
1 1j
City. 3 4
I Loft A&R team. The following WAVES
Parachute
began fighting when IKI! Ma 16years 7 3 i I I WAVES Unit 3 4
old. lilt record In the ring, j DIpt'Mary 6, "3 FINAL STANDINGS : 2 5 ate scheduled to play:
I Personnel ..... .. 'rp2'YOI d A&R team: Thompson' Alvis,
t r t.
Ilrf>r.Cf.I",,"'I.", Is 5 fight; won \' -\ ('S II 5 G. M man -
sort II t. Commissary Stewards "f Mayport 11 9 2 >18 I Thursday, 8 June, T-l and Yaid Brasher, Hall. Smith, Averette.
3 :I Lake City 11 8 3 .727 downed the officers 4 to 3. On 15 Wahanen. Bickham, Holman, Waits
V'P132ii) Field 10.4 6 .400 I
::2 5 Lee
; : 1NTRODLCING Charley Storekeeper i fbiar St. Simon 9 3 6 .333: (I June A&R challenged the officers and Booth. All-Star team: Blinn
: AVoddail. Sp < A > Ie. Flier left : Ine lurracks 0 7i Cecil Field 9 3 6 '\.1 again for the third game and defeated WAVES Unit: Fannin, Synthetic;
:11 0 5 I NAGS 10 3 7 .300 l them 82. Ensign Dessie Abbott
fielder began playing baseball i Photo l..llb : Lott, NAOTC; Browell, Ship Stole
t of Supply knocked the first Ashore; Schmeidesk mp. VF4: Olson
at Lumpkin, Ga. high school I
home run of the season for the VF41( Line ) ; Bearse VF5;
Mustin Sts. diamond.
is 23 years old assigned to town and '
NATTC physical training department NAS Softball Team Vs. I Gerry Condo or Stan Pointek officers in the T-1 and Yard game.Pla'eu Wutke VPB-2; Keenan WAVES
and number of home
played on) Meson Field will pitch for the Air Station with Galley; Quelen M-1:: Mlsenheimer.
I D) .I with the Atlanta Crackers in 1942 St. Simon Tonight Slater catching.The tuna for the season are Betty Hall I Parachute Loft; Walsh TKing.; ,

when the Fliers beat the Crackers The Naval Air Station softball team managed by Lieut.! of A&R, 9; Mary Plummer, Syn- PT.This

3 to 2 in three years of organized team will play its first game in GeorgeBarclay of the physical thetic, 6; Maribelle Wutke, VPB-2. I,, all-star game with A&R
baseball, he hit .323 for the NAOTC northern sector league training department will play its! 5; Merna Schmeideskamp, VF4. 4; I will close the spring season. A

Waycross, .324 for Savannah and tonight at 1730, opposing the St. next game at Lee Field NAAS Sue Lott NAOTC, 2; Albrecta In- I summer league will begin July 10
r.) Island combine at the Yoik- I nls, A&R, 1; Rose Walsh VM, 1 ; with all games called at 1900.
.293 for the Crackers attended Simon Tuesday night.
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j.. beginning Saturday for all home 22 other team. Pictured here, L to r. are Coimlr. Edward Shields Station Peronnel officer; John Roberts, KM: 2cj llaniM Ilerrln, Sp (let)

games A jitney will! buy any flecks, Y2c Charles Fife Sp ((1\1)) k and Don llolli, (.'Y. BerUe, t..e.m.pt.aln, U holding the it'aque awarded the team at Inspection -
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Eight CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 22 June. 1944

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i: 1 I. SCUTTLEBUTT I Navy's Civilian Employees To Wear New Emblem .


Uy Tom Quinn 1. y 4

Bandmaster! Fowler and .
l 'y" Samuelson who presides over
the drums, in deep discussion: The .
question is, do people like sacred .
music along with popular music'

Yes they do. Invasion day found ,
a America on its knees with heads
bowed in deepest reverence and
hearts lifted in prayer for the safety .
of their boys out there. Musit
is the pathway along which many
are brought to Christianity." I

t While we are on the nubjeet
J anti the members of the A. A. 11, ti ap

Hand Everywhere they go they dl
are meeting with enthusiastioaudience
*. "Strike up the band
t.oj.v-we look forward to jour

ever)' appearaiue.Somehow .
---I sense a storv a
story about the old-timers who
... ...' ... ....
have come out of retirement to v.
lend a hand in the winning of this : ;

war At a later date I hope to bringto : .' 'lT y.ttg lr
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thus! column the thrilling story '' .. ,. ..
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some them -
of. what of are doing \ '!> ... 1 Jiff'fit :"" t
here In A, & R In every shop there '. 1r. iJ,.',, .,.-- ill1' ,..t' t ', \ >-.t: ..' 4" > { "
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are men and women whose work is 'Ii._ _'., .......... ..,"- <. ..4 ..,t M.'t-. ..t4'__ .. ;., ., _
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a real contribution and Inspirationt ---"=.'.""....'.-:,.,....,,............,..-...... :. ".-.. .,., "" ......,.....,..,. .nm ,.

everyone who comes in contact I THE IMPORTANCE OF

with them. I Captain Walton I .I Admiral McFall
"war
They are a vital part of the
effort" and when the story of how CIVILIAN PERSONNELTo
this war was won is written they i| W. Smith Speaks Lands Splendid
niche I Ii
:will fill an ever growing '
Someone said that we are getting the American public, the' what they do and In its relationship -
planes in for repair that have i Of New Emblem Navy means ships and planes at to their loved ones, to their Civilian Work
themand sea manned by officers and men' safe and victorious return I
I All civilian employees of the in uniform. Through communiques, I Enormous growth of shore activities It was indeed a pleasure to learn
how far away the war is, and how Naval Air Station will receive a I the public learns of decisive actions to their full wartime role I that our civilian employees are
I unimportant our work Is. It might'I "Civilian Service Recognition Em- 'such! as Savo Island and Midway. has engendered many difficulties I soon to receive an emblem which
he well' to remember that distance blem" within the next few days. Behind the officers and men of the ,'' of labor supply, training, will identify, them as the people
today Is measured' in minutes rather These emblems will be distributed I, fleet behind the ships and planes vision, and related problems super-I who are doing so much here at the
than miles. The part you ale by your division or department supervisors in action at sea, however, are pansion Despite these difficulties, Naval Air Station to back up our
working on today may be in action Every civilian employee paratively anonymous men com'I'I the Navy afloat and ashore is flyers with what it takes to win.
.on the battlefront next week, with one month's service: or more women not in uniform, but proud of its civilian employees and The Navy is well aware of the
havethat is to receive one of these clothes of civilian record of excellent that
3') give it the best you I eligible working their production proud Job you are doing.
holt you are tightening may be the i emblems now New employees will : ployees of Naval Shore Activities I their deep Interest in the fleet, You are working side by side with
one bolt that holds when the others receive an emblem after completing I Without these people recent victories -I proud of their love for the ships ) the men in uniform in a splendid
are shot away. / one'month of service I and ultimate mastery over the they have built and maintained : spirit of cooperation. Together you
:sure It'*, hot. Mild fan" ju+t I The Civilian Service Recognition ,I remy;; would not be possible. I and proud of the exemplification I will win the war.
caw't he bought-wliat'4 more, 'Emblem was developed by the These civilians build and repair I of democracy by these civilians, i When the Navy indicated the
it will be hotter next month- I Navy in response to numerous requests the ships planes, and equipment i I who in contrast with the slave labor I urgent need for your assistance,
MI what \\f'l\\ sweat It out. for some emblem of this of the Navy. Most of them have'' of our enemies, are building nothing stood in your way You
.1 MaINtli* fan we' might have i character for the civilian em- I a jeep personal interest in their ; and maintaining a Navy destined ,I came forward to offer your services -
gotten U cooling the fevered ployees of the Navy's many and I I work. Many older workers are ex- for victory because free men and The Navy is proud of you,
i brew of your brother out therein far-flung establishments ashore. Navy. Many are wives, brothers women have put their hearts into her civilian employees, and the
the !lose hospital if it warts These attractive emblems are in- fathers, sisters, mothers or sweet- our equipment, ships and planes very important part that you are
Mink ni the way' out. scribed "U. S. Navy Civilian Serv- hearts of men of the fleet and FRANK KNOX. I' playing in the war effort
He sweated too- but it was cold Ice" and will readly identify you thus have uncommon interest in Late Secretary of the Navy Most of you have husbands, fathers
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that stands out on brothers close friendswho
Sweat the kind as a real and component part of : ----- ---- --- -- -- n sons or
your brow at Zero Hour the Navy. As you wear your em are fighting/ with our armed
Sure its hot-but just remem- I blem in public you will be recog- !', Navy Civilian Force Has Expanded forces. Many of them are serving
h are makirg it hotter for the Japs important responsibility that goes I planes operating in combat areas
and the Huns Get hot Brother! i with being an employee of the Many Times Over In World War Two To you, your job carries added

Get hot! Navy. significance.
Life would be a lot more pleasant I I want to congratulate/ everyoneof
The burden of this responsibilityrests During World War I Navy civilian I
if we were more thoughtfuland you on the splendid job that you
heavily on your shoulders employment reached a peak of
considerate of our fellow Personnel have been doing, but this is not the
Your job is to keep our production I 101,000 men and women. Now, In''
:workers. I World civilians I time to rest on any laurels for past -
lines moving. I am confident that War II the Navy's
Such little things as returning it will never be said that we failed exceed 677.000 employees. If all Relations perfoimances We must continue
borrowed tools! on time, replacing I to exert more effort today than
to do our job here when what we these workers were in one com-
air hose, chairs etc; and takinga I we did yesterday, and to put forth
do here is so vital to out fighting munity, they would be the tenth
little time to give specific information even more effort tomorrow than
mates out there j largest/ city in the country on the On
Goings
to help
occasionally we were able to muster today
I We know that the Navy and its' basis of 1910 census figures. I
smooth<< the pathway to better relatIOns Within the past few weeks our invasion -
among ourselves While I'm civilian employees will neither stop I Through all wars civilians have Mary W. Bishop, of the Personnel forces have opened up new
some one borrowedthe nor slow up for one single minute helped to make the Navy The fronts which will of
on the subject Relations Division, is to be require more
until after all danger to 1 Navy's policy has been to use civilian I
possible
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from Shop
progress bicycle married to George E Watkiss, I everything from us here on the
several weeks ago and forgot to the American Way of Life has personnel to the maximum Lieutenant (jg) Naval Reserve-a : home front, than we have been
return it-How about it, mate, been eliminated. I extent possible; to regard the man dentist at the Naval Air Technical called upon to produce at any time
you've had a good long ride by this I Should you be so unfortunate I in uniform as primarily a man of : Training Center, on 30 June 1911, I previous.
tim. Jim Davis will thank you as to lose your emblem providing the fleet, using him ashore only so at the First Presbyterian Church, II Your Navy Civilian Service Emblem
for its return. I. it was not the result of wilful negligence I far as might be necessary for the Jacksonville will identify your acceptanceof

Just happened to be passing the it will be replaced with j I more efficient employment of the I Miss Emma E. Lewis, of this office this important responsibility
front office Tuesday at noon and I out charge by submitting a request Navy and for purposes of directingand was married to Albert Frederick I along with your pledge to do the
witnessed a very. merry little in-I. to your respective personnel officer supervising activities of civIlian CBM. on 23 May 1911 at \best Job you can with everything
ctdnt. I. As these emblems bear a special .' personnel. I the home of Rev. Wicker. I' )'ou' 'e got, and to stay on tits jolt!
Nora (Kathleen) Ryan Y2c had I i I significance, both to the legitimate Who are these people behind the Fioiine Connaway is vacationing every day until after the last battle
hr arm around Nancy Jo Me- wearer and to the Navy Department ships What do they do, and in Hot Springs, Ark, and is certainly has been won.
Granahan Y2c and was making asps the unauthorized wear-1, where do they do it? What are : missed around this place. A. C. McFall.
*ch to the whole office force. ing, use. imitation or sale of them their battle stations in this war? I We all certainly hated to see I Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy
Said Nora "Jo. I know I'm will be considered sufficient basis'for : They're workers, mechanics, Lieut E. L Larcher, Asst. Personnel I Chief of Naval AirOper-
j spjaking for all of us when I say appropriate disciplinary action. i, builders, technicians They range : Relations Officer leave. Jle Jiorial Training! Coin ma ni.
t we are really sorry to see you go, I sincerely wish that it were possible j I from unskilled labor through the was transferred to NAS Brunswick -.---'-- -
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AU: your friends In A. & R. wish for me to distribute these ;, various classifications of helper I Me. as PRO. ,I It Ain't HayNational

you all of the luck and happiness pins personally to each and every I; and Journeyman. They're supervisory I' We're glad to have Lieut Chas, : Service Life Insurant
in the world I ono of you but circumstances pre- personnel, clerical and ad- P Chapmann take over for Lieut, i I is strictly big time. The arm, ,
t Then :\1 r. Quina spoke up and vent my doing so. It is my hope ministrative workers, subprofessional -:' Larcher as APRO ( Employment). :I forces are now insured for moPPJ.I
I gild "it haw been u fine thing I that the wearing of this emblem and professional workers We are glad to have a new Of I I than 95 billion dollars worth and
t.. nee the fcplrif of cooperation will become a matter of pride. I They can be found in some 516 na- facer Lieut Myron E Russ who; I I according to latest figures an ;
between the civilian girls" : and know that you will accept them in val establishments throughout the is the APRO (tEmp. Serv). 1 I t!ma ted 92 per cent of Naval p.elJ
the WAVES, keep It up! found this spirit. country and at bases abroad. j On Wednesday night the llth of 1 I sonnel are covered for nearly $1
Upon further inquiry I W. W SMITH. The largest group within this June about eight people from the 000.000,000.
I that Nancy Jo is leaving for California Capt. U. S. Navy.Commandant. force of some 677,000 is to be office gave a farewell party for i I -- ---- -------- -- -- ---
where she will marry Ma- i found in the Navy yards helping Lieut. Lai'cher 'in the form of an Drive and the Navy campaign
rine Lt. E A. Jones. She has an ---.;---- ---- to carry on the greatest naval outdoor steak fry. I coincide. I can't buy extra
eighteen day furlough, eight daysof building program in the history of The Labor Board Is having an- bonds in both campaigns. What
., which will be spent in travel so NAPTC Headquarters To this country. Here they build ships other one of its famous parties at should I do?

.. it will be a short and we trust, Move To NAS Glenview Here they repair and rebuild the the 'Pines on Saturday, the 21th A. Buy your cash bonds only during
sweet honeymoon battle-scarred warriors of the sea. -- -- ---- the Navy drive, anJ, they
I Lt Jones was stationed! JackSMiviUe his Headquarters of the Naval Air Many thousands can befound at will be credited to both campaigns
i for four months after whereh Primary Training Command will the naval air stations We are all Bond QuestionsAnd If you buy bonds before
Guadalcanal) ,
return from be moved from Fairfax Airport, familiar with the job that's being the Navy campaign they will be
was in the first landing party Kansas City Kansas to the Naval done here. This picture can be reproduced -I credited only to the Fifth WaT
in that battle. I I Air Station, Glenview III, on or many time in all the Answers Loan and the Navy will receiveno
Jo, who Is Capt. Grant's secretory about July 1. other air stations under the Navy credit.
,. will be replaced during herr I I Command I When should I Q, What amount of should
Nora Ryan, who in normal i The change is being made because Q. buy bonds to money
trip by They manufacture powder load I INavy's I invest'
have them
credited
to the I
time (before the wedding). w Lthnnson' at this time no Naval Air
the shells and install the fuses in A.
All of
secretary. primary training la underway at Independence Day extra : you can. Each member
the Navy's chain of ammunition cash War bond campaign'A the Navy family should endeavor
Kansas City. Naval Air Station.
Yen, Sir "It was a great day :
And Grant Glenview, has a large primary depots. They are also found by From 1 July to 8 July inclusive : to buy at least one extra:
the Irl-h" Capt.
far I
the thousands in the naval supply $100 bond ..
]..kln' on all the lime with greatt.sbslfaetlon training group at present. ,
1 depots where the fleet is supplied : Q. I understand that the conclusion Q I am interested not only in btiv-
!> Oh, they gate The Naval Air
yet Primary Training
Is'sutl-| with everything it needs, and ate|I of Jhe Fifth War Loan tog bonds but in being n tvnk-
the brlde-to-bt'I) a Command 130 units located .
tier ( comprising .
where these
base ---- t
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operating supplies -- -- ----- er In the campaign( Who sKml
B\I M tratelin bag throughout the l country, i 18 aboard the r.avallralnlng stations which
'' are put greatships make. I call to see if my serviced.! l"\rt
-- '4ioI- r under command of Rear Admiral in for I them
provisioning I a going concern. he utilised?
:Average CH I* 25 O. B HardiAon, U. S. N Captain E. j A large part of the torpedoesiwi i In aU( these aaaignttveata that .\. Your station or ship War band'IIJ
TIM average American serviceman P. )Moore IS., N, 1* Chief, by the fleet aerial"" and aubluarlii are, ntceodory to a war civilian Officer

U ..1 years old. the Office Staff.I I force. are manufacturedby Are under. ,, the, direct supervision Q. What type bomb am I to pur-
rf WAr Information rporte4 after of .ute nm\, Ofj> our. ciyiliau. uunofd naval torittfliw 3qd ,. eo4ifa>l?', o{ Navy ,I'e..unnec, cha.t
ntakfnf a detailed" vtatbtfcal study Jle&dqu8li' \ it. XanM, ..*. C' '''wi d,) .In* *U re n kittff. them truly part and parcel A. You JHAV row purchase series
I' of record I*, : / .r'" ', ', ', .1 ; ,ksag 404 clerical work at, thfc of the N;;;'. own Orgt iIzatieti. F and,C a. well, a* Nr..E.Page .
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Ex-Shop 23 Man CAN YOU SAY THIS? THEY GLIDE O'ER THE FLOOR ,J i



Sprites Friends w .. WITH THE GREATEST OF EASE '. .J;!

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"Yom San DiegoHere x 2 \ ] .' Unlike the flying young man of trapeze fame, they :;{''I 1 1

/ \ : : the girls with action none too graceful! The Supply ,,:J

Is a letter from Chief Prike, ment jitterbugs all had much fun cavorting

formerly of Shop 23, M & M who A r Armory floor at the second Employee Association I

left recently for the west coast. r 'last Friday night and while you'd scarcely call all II

Prike was one of the "Grandest tions dancing, we'll give .
Guys" that ever hit this station, 4.0 for effort.\:
and his many friends will all be Written The Since we all believe in
glad to share this friendly letter adage"If you're going to ,I
from him. His letter is typical of' '
thing, do it right, we
the man, and bespeaks a feeling of Morning Of do it quite right on the '
fellowship and deep down friend. side of the story and
ship that exists amongst all good in securing Will Osbourn's .

fellows in the service, both enlisted "D" Day tra. These lads quite t to

and civilian. clared their costumes of

Prike is "tops" in our list of I I This Is It-"D" Day, The great shirt sleeves and !'

"great guys" who are moulding the"ties day has arrived, for months we to the envy of the G. I.'s.
of fellowship and good will in have talked about It-dreaded It. In true :Navy fashIonVe
the Navy. Write us again Chief I IPelke. Yet we knew In our hearts it had ed lots of water for our

We all want to hear from I to be, and the sooner the better, ing and the weather

you. since it had to be. ably took care of us by

"The A. & R. Gang" What a contrast is America today that all hands were
Edward VV. Prike, ACM USN to Germany of 1910. Then- their share of moisture

U.S.N.A.S. the loud boisterous speeches of a form of perspiration. In

Alameda, California. Jubilant Hitler before screaming, \\omlerlngjjst' what
June 8, 1044. blood-thirsty throngs of Germans. ments we were going
Hello Gang!!! when we had to start "
Today the Great Allied Invasion
Well, here I am in Alameda, Day finds America on its knees, out.toThe
having arrived here on the 6th. with heads bowed in prayer, our only dry fabrics seen
So far all I've done was "dog" lips and hearts not moved by a ning were the gleaming
around because I don't have to re- prayer of hatred against our en- cloths forming a fringe on

port in until June 11. .." ,,. .. .." emies, but rather a solemn prayerfor skirts of the floor.
Even although this is supposedto the safety of our 'Boys' and tables one found quite an
be California, the weather will ment of comfortable and
sunny : :i' < the 'Boys' of our allies who
is colder than a Nazi's heart. _: : : be sacrificed upon the Altar of fortable humanity, from;
.. ., ..
The trip over here wasn't !so .,::., ::,,:' ':':!< .:,.:o.<, Freedom before this terrible war striper to seaman second,
bod. I made It all the way via \L1 \ is over. were concentrating on

New Orleans, Houston, San Antonio let and leaving it.
In this solemn nour us re-
El Paso, Tucson ,Los Angeles :: :_:::1 dedicate our lives to "The Great Of course there were

Oakland, without a drink. Unfinished Task which lies beforeus. things to see and hear-

As soon am I stepped off the .....,Wl. .. .. ..w .. .. ." fresh memories a bit in
train Into this Arctic weather, I Let us thank God that on this missed some. Visualize cute
had to have a small snort of Nary War Bond Cartoon Service. day our heads are bowed in prayer .I. Oliver looking like a bit

snake-bile medicine to keep from "On your way, Rob! We've ALREADY bought our extra instead of under the heels of des tulle enchantment straight
freezing. fairy tale. The bulk of
Couldn't decide how to go to the Fourth of July War Bonds! potism.Let Supply Officer trying to
until
not
stop
us or
pause
Air Station from the train station, dainty toes of petite Anna
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the final is and
Victory ours peace
but a taxi showed up before a dog The dripping paratrooper
and good will shall return to
sled, so I took the cab. I Metal Machine and Accessories Earth. superb dancing technique
On the way to the N.A.S. I -Tom Quinn to be concerned with
changed to woolen shoe laces to M.C nether extremities off
prevent frozen feet. I Division Of I. & S. DepartmentBy .MW* 24- -l while his feet remained in

It's so cold here that it takes The efforts of the
Hi-Lites FromInspection
two matches per cigarette. The to keep their heads above
first match is for pre-heatlng. Ruth C. RaischI : The girls in the

The first day, I went ashore to I wish to thank the Jax Air and tion operating their own

Oakland, then caught the 21c trainto News for donating a column to Employees Ass'n'Viii USO.
Frisco There I bounced in to our division. It is appreciated The little WAVE

see Bruce J. Grantier-AM2c's J. L. greatly by each and every one of skirt was a substitute hornet'I
Grantier's brother. He showed me I Put Out AQuestionnaire Survey Department grass skirt which usually

us.At the hula girl.
the town--also how to keep warm. this time I would like to solicit "
All you do to keep warm hero is any items of interest from all By Muriel E. Mitchell Phil Myers out
all-the teenster who hadn't
surround a few "Manhattans. We
civilian and enlisted personnel in
had a "swellufa" good time. Mrs. Ada Sanchez, Inspector in that bottled nourishment
division. Feel flee to reportto
our Fabric is confined
Shop, to her
I tried to should have nipple
Last night keep warm The Employees' Association]
time 23, Sub.
me at any Shop
home by illness. Your reporter is
Kate Smith songster in
Scotch and soda
by alternating shortly place in the hands of each
to
Welcome our new employee
glad to report that she is improving -
ple plumage giving forth
soda. After
and Bourbon and a civilian
Miss Wiggins, in Shop No. 16, employee a questionnairewhich .
while I was asking for "Scotch is to be filled out by the em- in a lovely contralto. .
and Bourbon." I guess maybe I Gyro. ployee and handed to his imme- Velma Fesperman, Inspector in new braid some of the
was too warm. Welcome back to good ole A. & diate supervisor.The Plating Shop, has been transferredto displaying The call of
When I got here, I bumped into R. Dominic Commisso, AMlc. Com- Fabric Shop, to help out in as the sirens replied to the
Is to
several Chief's I'd known before: misso left the States September questionnaire designed Mrs. Sanchez' absence. cries of the wolves .
Funder- 17, 1942, for Trinidad He was give information to the Employees faces in the light of
Liechty, Schaffer, Brown, there until May 16, 1044. Cpent; Association, which will show the Virgil Steffen, Chief AMM, In-
burg, Calton, etc. Most of them are spector in Shop No. 35-Landing. dawn.
most of his time in the A. & R. interests people have in different
in HEDRONS. I'm a CASU man types of recreational activities. Gear-has been transferred to sea -
there. One report he makes very
myself.It's duty. Good luck, sailor!
clear, "Not much reci cation." After the questionnaires have
said Civilians Are
like I always -they
VV. Howell Gear
George Landing
won't start the Invasion until afterI Virginia Williams (Miss) is have been collected, the Association -
Shop, is being transferred from
"D"Da back. She was out two weeks as a will organize recreational
leave Jax. Well, I got here on
Aircraft Overhaul to
'. result of a bite by that little fly- groups along the lines of greatest and Survey Department Inspection for dutyin Asked To Buy
interest the
4 would like to thank each and ing bug, "bronchitis. displayed by answers. Shop No. 35. Mr. Howell is a
all of you for those nifty presents Mr. Wetzler is on leave, takingit Here Is your chance to get started brake expert and Aircraft Over-
you gave me. I had to cut easy, doctor's orders. A bou- on that hobby or game in which haul loses a good manInspection's $100 BondWhat

my wife In on the Bond and the quet to Uncle Frank, good, faith- you are really interested.The gain. Welcome, Mr. Howell!
Stamps, which I already sent ful worker in Machine Shop. Association asks everyone to would you give
Artist Sic Assistant In-
her but the buttons, the cap tie- Glad to have Mr. Paine back return them promptly so the different Turley, bring the war to an end
in
Hydraulic Shop, is doinga
vice, and the watch are the with us in Shop 27. S.S. For a activities can be started spector fine job in Mr. Haynes' absence. Sure, you'd give plenty!
nuts. In case some of you weren't while there it looked as if the quickly. If you would like to helpin Mr. is much-needed wouldn't? However, we
Haynes
on a
present when I left, here Is whatI Army needed him worse than we. the organization of these activi- vacation. being asked to give

received: Larry Hennes, AMlc, is on leavein ties or if you have had experience Uncle Sam is asking us for
$25.00 War Bond. Minnesota. Ttake it easy on the which would enable you to coachor O. N. Smith, Inspector in Mag- loan tc. help him get this

$12.00 War Stamps. fishing, Mac! manage one of them, do not naflux Shop, won two $25.00 Bonds as quickly as possible.
10-kt. Gold Cap Device. Charles Summers, AM3c, Just hesitate, express yourself on the out of four chances. That's pretty loan him $3.00 and he
10-kt Gold Miniature Cap De- returned from a nice visit with his questionnaire. good, isn't it folks 1Let's back $4.00 in ten years.
Tice. parents in Ohio. All refreshed for all buy more bonds! -it Isn'ttaking part about this proposition
1 set of 12 Gold Buttons. more good ole Florida Jitterbugging a chance, you're sure to save money
you your
1 Wrist Watch-17 Jewel, water- CIViliAN NEWS win-two ways. You get your ing yourself a nice return
.roof, shockproof, non-magnetic; Everyone bear in n'llnd-we are money back with interest, and you investment.
with a sweep second hand, and a having our picnic sometime In win the right to live the life of a I
luminous dial which shows regular July. Save your appetites! ? ? RECOMES OF Free American. Can you name Civilians here on Jax
Station will be asked to
t. ime and Navy time, and which up And now for a serious thought anything greater?
worth of extra
.intil now has been keeping perfect Shop Mates! We, in the Inspectionand $140,000
bunch of have real lag;: the Fifth War Loan
ime. As large and fine a Survey Division, a AGE
departments to date follows 1st to July 8th.
gifts as I've ever seen.I I goal to reach. Let's all search our I are as : July
Assembly .\nlllkpair proximately one bond
want you to know that I'll hearts and ask ourselves! "Can'tI I'
tenanceWalter Riviere. This is in addition
Hereafter two full will be ployee.
treasure every one of the presentsyou 1 sacrifice, or maybe not necessarily pages
Accessories VV. T. Martin.
devoted to the news of our civilian regular payroll
gave me, and I'll always look sacrifice but just buy, an extra Metal & Machine-Thelma E.
bonds.
back with fond memories of the War Bond?" Let's all do our best employees. These pages will
I theBygones" be a source of interesting news Register, C. T. Quinn. Men In uniform both
with I'll always Bond" to "Begin
time I spent you. to "Buy a
Engine-Overhaul-Lillian Lind- and here at home will
remember you as the finest groupof of today and this hor- items of what's going on in every
people I ever had the privilegeto rible war. department where civilians are em sey.Aircraft large sum of these
be associated with, and I'll always -, The "A & R Gang" acknowledgewith ployed. It will also contain itemsof Overhaul Amelia go to provide them
Drawdy. shells, planes, ships, tanks,
think of you-as the "gang" thanks a recent letter from important information that it
who could get out the most and Chief Edward W. Prike who sends is felt should be made known to Interim .Overhaul-Wm. L. Nor- food clothing, and other

the best work in A & R with the greetings to all his old friends both you. These columns will also de- nls. ments of war. If they
in vote considerable to Production Eng.-Don Ragin. bonds plus doing the
greatest amount of harmony- civilian and enlisted personnel space employees'
Production Control-Pattie Ben- the least we can do is to
good-fellowship and cooperation. the A & R shops where he was information as it pertains to
nett. and bonds.
I'll be back. stationed.that such topics as Job classifications, more
Someday, perhaps, formerly
IV-B Employees-Adeline Jocis. War costs money! Big
comes, let'sall efficiency ratings, employee services
And when that day
And too! And that
Inspection Surrey
money
that this war is behind us available, rationing, the Em
hope
Aircraft Overhaul Muriel E. from the pockets of all of
and that a Just and lasting peace final score an early victoryfor ployees' Association, etc.
Mitchell.A. still
are a long
way
consummated. All of our side. Each department or division
has been you & R. Departments-Ruth C. and Berlin and the is
trip
I'll be
have loved ones who are out there I don't know how long will be responsible for supplyingthe
) now playing with death on a 24- here-I don't know where I'll go, news that they wish to have Raisch, Sara Verner, Priscilla cost billions of dollars.

hour a day schedule. I intended to but whenever and wherever they reproduced within these pages. In Glenn. that is a mighty cheap
Supply Department-Ruth Love. for freedom.Let .
bet that I m the several our
send can larger departments em-
do more than my best to bring me, you
Public Works DepartmentMiss resolve that
them home, and I know that all going to try to Justify the faith ployees have been selected as re- Womble. us today
Audrey at least bond
buy a $100
in me. porters. If your department wantsto
and have
work
of you will continue to you
Mrs. Mary Louise Abraham. this drive. 4th
July
sweat to shorten this brawl. And so, to those I've already be represented, it is suggestedthat ,
So for their sake and for our said "so long" to, and to those I you contact the Personnel Relations Miss Cecile Devenlsh. Day, has been set aside

cake let's Just keep pitching. Even didn't have a chance to see beforeI Division, ,ext. 8885 and '.-y- Navy as the big day for

though our individual efforts may left, I wish to say thanks again they will give you the details. Japanese News Flash: This afternoon to participate in this

eem insignificant, it all adds up and may all be tog'tlhergafn Some of the departments report one of our cruisers destroyed \g'[
in the final score. Let's all make some day. ing and reporters chosen for their two American torpedoes. Send the Jax Air News !








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; WELFARE usa Activities NATT Chief Visits Center ADM. I KENDALL



\ PRESENTS Ashore For Navy CHIEF OF NATT,, .


Personnel ListedVaried VISITS CENTER .,

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qJ1o! entertainment activities
NATTC was honored last week
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are offered in
Jacksonville and at
by a visit from Rear Admiral Hen
Jacksonville
4 r I Beach through USO- ry S. Kendall, chief of Naval Air
sponsored agencies. Men at NATTC
Technical Training, who made
a
; wanting detailed
information brief of the
r. should contact the Welfare office. er j Center inspection Training
Space limitations
prohibit mention- .k Accompanied by members of his
e
Ing all the
activities here, but some
staff the Admiral arrived by plane
which are offered every week fol. last Thursday afternoon. After beIng
low:
f welcomed by Capt. J, B. Lynch
; Armed Service Center, 122 W. iiai1eI NATTC
Commanding Officer and
f'
I. Forsyth street 24-hour
: service, other NATTC Staff Officers the
'" showers, lockers club
1' facilities; Admiral toured the Training Center
Wednesday, 2100, party night, re- area and made stops at AEM

: freshments; Thursday 2000, I AGO SK-V and AOM B Schools.He .
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:. games, group singing, refresh departed Friday morning.
ments. .
<' 4 n A key man in Naval aviation
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Ie' : Salvation Army above Blanding
: Admiral Kendall has served con.
&L ; Bus Station-Thursday, 2000-2200,
tinuously in the Navy since he entered -
1 .- recordings for home; Friday, 9 the Naval Academy in 1914.
P M,
party night
: He received his pilot's wings 21

Esther Williams NCCS, corner Church and New- I years ago at NAS, Pensacola. He _

nan streets-club facilities daily, was advanced to Rear Admiral on
Two brand new and highly rated (
1000 to 2300; Monday and Wednesday 18 January 1944, to rank from 15

Hollywood colossals-one a comedy 2000, Saturday, 1530, Sun- :May, 1943, and on 21 March. 1944,
chock full of beautiful
gals day, 1100, recordings for home; he reported as chief of NATT, located -
and the other
unusual human
an
Thursday, 2000-2300, NCCS Vic- in Chicago. His official rest
interest story--are the features of
rorycttes informal dance; Satur- dence Is Washington, D. C.
the movia schedule this
coming day, 2030-2330, formal dance: Sun- J r Admiral Kendall has the Victory
week the NATTC
at auditorium.
day, 1815, home-made buffet sup- Medal, Atlantic Fleet Clasp, the
Tied Skelton gives out with his per; Sunday, 1930.::: stage show; I \ F' American Defense Service Medal.

unique style of comedy in "Bathing Sunday, 2045-2230, Victoryettes informal '.' Fleet Clasp, and the Asiatic-Pa-
I'
Beauty." which shows tomorrow dance. I ,. cific Area Campaign Medal.
night The technicolor film is a I Y.W.C.A? Jacksonville Beach- .. ----- -- --

"stunning display of girls in bathIng I daily club facilities; Monday, 2000 +' I

suits swimming in waltz time, I square dance service men callers; ; I It's Warrant Officer
and featuring the form and graceof Tuesday 2000 dance instruction, I I
Bennett Now
Clarke
Esther Williams on a spectac- I informal dancing; Sunday, 1630, '
ular set of fountain and color
cookie hour.Y.'C.A.J.W.B..
;: CBM Clarke Bennett, chief master *
:Music is provided: by none other j ., 311 W Duval at arms and head of the
than Harry James and Xavier Cu- .i .
I street-Monday, 2030, dance and NATTC PoliceDepartment ,
gat. It seems that Red somehow floor show; Tuesday 2000-2200 I e .

gets in a girls' college-and you Sunday, 1400-2000 recordings for re- r J.

can go on from thel C. home; Wednesday, 1930-2030, 'I dt cently was pro-'

The other cinema is "Going My |I dance class 2030. informal dance, > moted to war-

Way," in which Crooner Bing i) Saturday, 1700-1800, dance class, Photo show Lear Admiral henry S. Kendall, left, chief of Naval rant officer.

Crosby plays the role of a priest. i j 2030, formal dance. I Air Technical Training, shortly' after his arrival t week at NATTC. Warrant Officer (

It is a new type role for Bing, and American Leion Hnmi 221 \V. He was greeted by Capt. J. B. Lynch, right, Commanding/; NATTC.

the picture drew a rating of excellent Church street, Saturday 2000-2330 -. Bennett is

In supporting roles are open house, dance, refreshments.Y. ;i Captain Lynch well known

Rise Frank Stevens McHugh, metropolitan, also a priest opera, and W C. A., 1286 Cumberland ,I Officer-Students I aboard the +

Road: -Saturday 8PM., teen-age Training Center,
contralto. The human interest plot
deals.with unassuming people out !' informal dance. I Urges Support Learn Hard having I been

of the stream of humanity in New I' Army and Navy Masonic Center, I Way here for the past
223 W. Adams street-week I three Included -
days, years.
York It shows next Wednesday
night. I. 1000 to 2200, books, writing facilities I Of Bond Drive Anyone taking a casual glanceat in his Clarke Itcnneiti

Also on the bill is a stirring war ; Saturday, 1800-2100, open an aerial bomb might Jump to I i i awards is the good conduct ribbon.

picture, "Marine Raiders." Pat house, buffet supper. j Asserting that "Every extra the conclusion that they're made He entered the Navy in 1929 and
Y.M.H.A., 3rd and Silver I|I has served 11 aboard various
streets i years
O'Brien plays the part of a Marine I 'I bond purchased by ui! will be aj up chiefly of a tail fin, a fuse in
i major in action at Guadal -Saturday, 2030, dance; Sunday, declaration to the enemy that the he nose, the bomb's body, and, of i I destroyers.
canal. Two excellent re-runs are 1730, buffet supper and reception. I showdown for him is drawingnear I course, some kind of explosive }!
included the week's Civic Service Men's Club 53 W. within. base where speed Is needed, he
on program- Capt. J. B, Lynch, NATTC ; |I
"Star Spangled Rhythm," with Ashley street-Monday, 2000, party Commanding Officer, has issued a..I But scores of Naval officers are knows just why the fuse must be

Crosby Hope and Lamour; and and dance; Tuesday, 2030, informal statement calling for the full support I learning the hard way at the Aviation handled in a prescribed manner;
"Coney Island," starring Betty dance, floor show; Thurs- of both naval and civilian per- ; Gunnery Officers' School at and with that intimate knowledge

cable. I day night, variety program, informal sonnel at NATTC in the coming NATTC that there's a great deal he is in with a better his position" to work

",.:" I dance (bring date) ; Sat Independence Day War Bond Campaign ''I more to that equipment than meets closely men.
urday night informal dance, I 'I the naked! They receive, in addition to technical
.., ,.r'. I eye. They're learning it classroom studies, practical
game I the hard in that these
II I The statement follows.: way stu- j experience in a simulated field near
I
Recreation I dent officers
City Service Center. are doing everything
"The week of 1 July to 8 July AGO where'! enlisted men turn instructors .
Waterworks Park, 1 Broadcast PI : in connection with bombs and fuses
Chas been established as the period ':. I Some of these Instructors
Monday night, open house, informal |I that any enlisted man is taught or
.
I for the Navy's Independence Day I have been in the South Pacific
dance; Thursday night, advanced : required to do.
i I War Bond Campaign.. The men. for months, and they can
dancing class; Friday I I and women of the Navy family. It's all part of the program to I warn the students against manyof

I night. informal dance, floor show; both uniformed and civilian, at'' simulate advanced air base condi- the problems they may face.J. .

Saturday-night-, formal dance. Navy yards air stations training tions insofar aa possible, so that J. Striebich.( AOMlc for instance .
--- centers and c.'.her activities will I officers can learn here just what is one of them. He enlistedas

Fowe Gets CitationOrval celebrate the'! 163th anniversary of will be expected of them later, not a bombardier, was attached to
the Declaration of Independence by I only learn, but actually practice the first B-21 unit going into the

; G Fowe ACOM, USN, re- buying AT LEAST ONE EXTRA under similar conditions to those South Pacific, and knows firsthand
:; cently was awarded a Presidential War Bond. that confront the enlisted man. of base operational problemsthe

Unit Citation for his service "The Navy's record in the pur I "The officers going out of here officers may find in the South

aboard the USS Enterprise in battle chase of War Bonds has been out i may never see the insides of a fuse I Pacific area, for he saw action at
actions against the Japs. The standing. The Independence Day or bomb again" one of the instructing Guadalcanal and Bougainville.

presentation vas made by Capt. drive coming as it does at the end I I, officers points out, but I In the field( the" student officers
9 J. B. Lynch, Commanding NATTC. of the Fifth War Loan Campaignwill i 1 when he's handling them on some Continued .n I'.ge 1J

Chief Fowe is attached to AOM give added emphasis to the I .

W School. at NATTC I Country's War Bond Every
Dorothy Lamour 00...=. response BULKHEAD
extra bond usi t i
purchased
by
The schedule! (at the NATTC NEW BOOKS I| during the week of 1 July to 81 I .., .. _.. ,. .......,

auditorium) : July will be a declaration to the ': : ''' .
2000 I"ICTION ':.t ,
Tonight. 1800. Lady enemy that the showdown for him +
Take a Chance with Jeanr- the Burke.rigklrnrd Pigeon, by Richard 'Is drawing near and that the .. .

thur. heart On II rrffr\ by Clarence "fighting dollars" of the Navy will '"
Friday 1800, 3000, Battling Uuddlngton Kelland. march to victory beside the fighting i .
Beauty with 1:>J Skelton and Limit of ParknfM, by Howard Hunt .I
men *
the Larda a Man of U.r, by Stanley I .
Jvttlicr Uilliams. }o'. DonathItrunlon "NATTC at Jacksonville has
Saturday: 1800, 2000, Marine .n :-tu". l.frrjHill, by Bere been among the first of the larger '
nice
Raiders with Tat O'Brien and NON Thorpe ICTIONlanfr Naval air activities to win recognition J.. ..

Ruth liussey.Sunday I In the Card, by Michael Mac. for the whole-hearted support 7 4
Douga 4.
1500. Star Spangled
Bob The >"r mt*.rk of Statue, by Lt. Col! its naval and civilian: personnel -
Rhjtlim with fling Crosby, John G. Burr. have given to the War Bond /
Hope and Dorothy Lamour. The (,hu..t Talks, by John MlcheUon Allotment Program. Here atNA'l'TC cA
Sunday 1800. 2000, They Ll\r George SI. Cuban, Prince of the Ameilcin ..
Theatre. by Ward Morehouscla it should be our resolveto i
In l>nr with Otto Kreuger and Searrh .( M '.rlr, by Hans Natonek make the Independence Day 1k. -==
Tat ParrUli. Lessons of My I.lfr, by Lord Vanslttart Campaign one of the most brilliant / -: ,
Monday 1800, 2000. Coney Island Stoking' the a il..t of HooH, by Jennie
Flexner.Netherlands! and successful among Naval activities -
with Betty Grable. l America, by Philip Hanson .
Tuesday' 13a:>. 2000. Gilder- HlsaPipeline .
ftfocve'i/ Ghost with Harold to r.attlr, by Peter W. Ralnlei I "Let each of us as': himself this
Rise to follow, by Albeit Spalding question---What have I done that
Pearjr.UednefeOar. >('I4'Jlf'e Irarbnnk of 1911, edited by some other mother's son should
1800. 2000. Jamboree -
John D. Katcllff i
I
; Going ;My ttay with Bins Toward Jltttrr world, by Jan ChrUttaan die for me this very day As these I
Crosby. Smuts I mothers have given their sons and

their sons have given their lives, i
------%=- Tl I. D card prior to his encounter
let U3 sacrifice( enough;: of the material
MAD Reporter Comes with F.ihIt's things we want to buy just II
a whale of a story, and we'lllet one extra bond.
Fish who is no sucker (sometime
With
Up Fishy StoryDog ) tell it in his own words "None of us can in consciencedo

bites man-that's not newsMan "There really isn't much to tell" less Think this over carefully.
bites dog that's news. said Fish. The alligator smackedme Our response will help to expeditethe .
J end of the It will
Alligator catches fish-that's right in the sunburn, and I war. save
not news Fish catches alligator. hit him back. I didn't mean to hit the lives of many mothers'" sons :

-that NEWS (Editor's note: We him so hard, and I felt badly when ; and possibly our own.

are fortunate in having exclusive. I realized I'd killed him. Then I --i I- 1.

; permission to quote the fish that remembered that the beast had Speaking of CI-U: Who's passing hp l1 ,
f caught the alligator) I lost his I. D. card, and I just 'em out but Corp. MarionJECTER. ., t

The fish in the story is Pfc. laughed and laughed, because I of the N.A.T.T. C. Post

George H. Fish, of MAD Headquarters -j' know it's better to be dead than Office? It's an'eight-pound girl I y ,

; the Alligator has not been get a 40-day restriction! (Warm Mrs. Jeeter Li fine, anj Jeetcr's w
identified, because he had lost his in here, isn't it?) I jitters ate secured. "Just Rinsing A Few Things For A "Friend."









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New Marine Major t Capt. McDuffie, Captain Lynch !



............f. Guadalcanal Vet
Will Address

NAT4Tceneu Gets PromotionCaptain '

Basil M. McDuffie. NATTC Civilians !

Squadron Commander of Training

Six in the Marine Aviation -\
Squadron
Detachment, was promoted to Civilian employees at NATTC! .
will receive special recognition Sat-
s ee ; the rank recently.of Major This it was advance announced urday morning when all those with

more-months service within
honor in the Marine one or
ment a signal
"
the Navy will be presented Civilian
to Capt. McDuffie :
Corps, came Service" emblems.Special .
after eventful service, both in i
have been
ceremonies arranged
get around much any the last war and the current I
11:30 A.M. in
overthebackfence to begin at : ,
Friendly
,
rnln. fracas
chats with Admirals Adolj.hus McDuffie is the third major to the Administration! Building areawhere
and Munroe Kelley f while serving in Capt. J. B. Lynch Commanding -
Andrews iJ reach that rank I
Officer, NATTC will address .
are among the small pleasures in the Marine Detachment at NATTC. i -

life that "Tiny" Grundy. the jovial 1/ Major Alfred C. Cramp, Executive the employees, touching on
contribution they are
and broad-beamed MAA of Bps] Officer, and Major Virgil Schuler, the important
the effort as Navy
to war
16 doesn't get around to anymore. I present Commanding Officer of the I making
.
"Tiny" used to be head of a detachment Marine Detachment at Memphis employees.The

of Brooklyn police assigned I received their Oak Leaves before i awards themst'1ves111 be

to the district in which the z McDuffie. I distributed by heads of depaitments -

high ranking Naval Officers attached I Major McDuffie is rememberedfor .

: to the Navy Yard and the the lifetime he lived on Guadalcanal : The emblem is an appropriately

District lived. It was an everyday in 21 hours During the initial designed plastic pin with the Inscription

ccurrcnce for him to chat mer- LMIL4W/ landings McDuffie was occupying "U. S, Navy-Civilian

Jly with Admirals, Captains and ; : a shell hole with 10 others Service" and is to be worn in public

Commanders about such things as I while the Japs shelled them from : by civilians as evidence of theirintegral

their gardens and their children the sea A near direct hit wiped I: part in the Navy's war

They nearly all referred to him as I out all but three in the shell holellan I I effort.
that he Citation I All civilian employees with one
Now is a
"Tiny, then. Basil M. Me Duffle, center, Is shown being congratulated on his of active service
Seaman First he hasn't had the new promotion lo the rank of Major by Lt.-t'ol. W. T. Evan, Commanding \ McDuffie came out of unconsciousness month or more
I to receive the emblem,
of running into his erstwhile and bad are eligible
pleasure Officer of MAD while Executive Officer Major Alfred I with a broken leg I and employees will be awarded -
friends. ('. Cramp looks on. Major McDuffie took part In the Guadalcanal head wounds. Hs was evacuatedafter I new after
possible
as
them as soon
Mild form of murder. If a prieexisted > I campaign, until Mounded, as an Air Combat Intelligence Officer 24 hours on the island. He of month of service.Employees : .
__ Presidential completion a
for the originator: of a wears the Purple Heart and

lonely tembat approaching(conditioning mat game! hem moot, Itcertainly A vEsl Over G. I. Maoris; I I In the Unit first Citation.war McDuffie be- I i will be required discharged to surrender for cause t>eC

should. go to Clint Tuft, I, came a Marine pilot and stayed in emblems

SpAlc) of the Phj-lc-ul Training r And Think Inspection Is "Fun" : the reserve several years after the I' -":!.

Department. Only an liientie Armistice! He came back intcservice Aircrewman Grad

niiiiH ('ouhllunf' dreamed iit| on April 3. 1942, as a First' I

fiat he calls lIlrldt' KaKrtitwW. lly Hns. Carlotta Sturgeon and Lieutenant in Air Combat Intelligence Returns For Visit

." I :Mary Jane Boyle I
nl'i. HouseIs
I Hostess of ARM
I Until the time he was woundedthe Take it from a graduate
:n"tes", () of one class team playing Inspection Fun. wasn't it? It Major served with a Dive school at NATTC-all the theory
another, his idea is to haveevery too new
I was such a be&.uUfuI.day Bomber Squadron which included handed out during training, has
man participate, and all onone that beautiful breeze blowing in IncreasingIn '
Major Joe Foes After being incapacitated plenty of practical application
regularly sized basketball from the Atlantic. Too bad thatit for six months as a when you're attached to an air
court. Both teams average about when it arrived -
was so dehydrated ,
crew.
Guadalcanal shelling
result of the
65 men, totalling 130 madly here, It really felt as If some- PopularityIf McDuffie was assigned to the I Carl J. Miller, ARM3c, 18 years

scrambling sailors, Identified as one opened the door in a blast fur- Marine Detachment here. I old and from Boston was assigned

"skins" and "shirts. Of course, nace. We were sort of hoping that you're interested in climatic II III -.. --' to PBY patrol duty upon completion
basketball wouldn't be enough, whole affair would be forgotten traini
one the conditions in Mexico Gity, Mexico, of his Alrcrewman jf;
so in this fantastic foray three this time. Optimists, weien't want to find out something Prefabricated Building He graduated here with Class R-fl

balls are used, any one of which, we? Oh well we're learning I or employment I f five months ago and had further '
ar
about
put through the proper goal, fast.Needless chaces poet-in Portland. Ore., or want I II Is Erected By Marines training at Yellow Water and

counts as a score. to say that the prev- low- NAOTC on this station
"residential
It's rough going. Mates, but the ious evening was spent in camouflaging I to get the real other spot in this I I Something new has been addedon I Miller's patrol hops range froM
that floor burns I down" on some the corner of Kelly and Enterprise 3
It amaz-
amazing thing is : our "whItes. is I to Trinidad. When he
Maryland
chances are can get
you
country The bare landscape
and stumped! toes are about the ing what can be covered up witha at the Hostess streets. dropped In on NATTC a few days 1ago
I your answer right back of Sick Bay has turned intoa
worth mentioning chalk. fj
injuries of
only liberty sometimes he sets
piece NATTC. : on
at
House the
,
for Quarter
The first time the uninitiated witnesses I ,:.., The only new building it in Maryland, sometimes in Trinidad -
athletic ? Since being opened early in May, master's Department.The .
one of these strange i h e a rtbi caking and sometimes in Jacksonville
shakes this Welfare Departmentsponsored : building is prjfabricated
he generally
spectacles of our ensemble I I ), he emphasized the practicalvalue
and
part
his head to see if he's really watch- rendezvous for Navy men and the sections are put together I of the theory he learned in
basketball or dreamingtf arc our their wives, sisters fathers, mothers with bolts. This type of buildingis
ing a game I Fchool; It isn't all theory en titHe
a grand free-for-all in the wildest : "G I Nylons" and other close relatives has I II of value in war zones as it is I' though. The crewmen cook
patrols
I U's'the dismantle. The
erect and
Increasingly popular. to
Irish tradition. We do our darn- I become easy and sleep aboard the PBY. It's
in their thirties one and only place in the Center building was put together by Warrant -
"It's the men like small house boat,
on a
dest to keep living
Wines
the best showing where an enlisted man can Officer E. J. (Gunner)
who making .
are '
1 Miller
chem in halfway take a relative and have a heart- and 15 sun-tanned members of the says.Miller
says Taft.Troubl.'hoott"r. 1 I II i has a sister In the
in delightful comfort. : Aviation Detachment at
Marine
chat
td-heart
decent
"' "KiiW Ix>\'- I WAVES hue Ettrel Miller, Sic.
Wing leader of M-34. In experiencing shape at least Every one entering the Hostess I I NATTC The Aircrewman comes here *soften
ry.
u nt't>p*' of electrlcut t until after inspection House is asked by Hostess Mrs. I as possible on liberty in or-
other
school. Fora \ but to Norma Dee. who seems like a band son brother, or .some and his
work.in A KM andthey've der to see both his sister
ht"11'1 a i no avail : mother to many of the visitors to close relative dear to them; "alma mater"
good many fears I House :
Hostess
found at the
crack trouble-shooter, and foreman En*. Hojle They buckled at sign the register A glance at the I club-like -ii''
warmth,
over the lineman for a Des the ankles. .. home addresses given by these visitors a hospitable comforts and as near a I Corp, Edison T. Miner. M.A.D.
with lounging
telegraph !!! will give any one a .
and eereansisle
Moines telephone Squadron Six clerk,
little
can
d'd like our sharp You can home atmosphere as probably
How you wanderlust itchy feet.
cfimvanorklng! in storms! trucking along by itself have been hue ''be created in a spot of this kind head off about these inconsiderateguys
who
company residents
and re-wiring" after heavy snow pot reservation ; who smoke on crowded tun:"

condition taught him a good ? concentrated on make firm places as nearby as Ortega on The a military Welfare Department through es then he spend thirty min

bit about the electrical<< game.and We really THIS and as distant as the far Northwest Harold C. Wurl. emphasizes utes a day taking a shower, M tip
favorable impression California and. Lt (jg)
somewhatam ing a from Maine to :
to help ; time puffin ftp *
It ought: don't remember that the "welcome matis same placidly
he shifts over Into the Aviation : time. In case you down into Mexico.They've black CIGAR! Sad but UUIi
little huge.
the Hostess :
were the gay to out whenever
we come, most of them
If eld. they'll do it every time.
<< madly in the is I
numbers paddling few hours with a hus- House open.
versatile men in visit for a '"
He has some I wake of th"e;;, officers\ com-

hw Amam Wing. were Joe Leitner professional and Chester photographers barter -- I pany. Sad' sights! Our one regret Practical Training For Aviation Storekeepers _.

: Glenn Gord was a I. -.
: in' Chicago; Charlie Creech : was the .f.ff

of a'inl'h big puddle in
was a skilled operator I
Cat (bet you never heard of ones) : front offthespectators.

Art Astel was a St. Louis architcct It

: and "Russ" Bernhart really I ,' prevented us :

went all out in versatility. I )l .. '

"Ru!' i." who spent a little time I from putting on ..! .i '..
fit the University of :Minnesota a g r a ndstand .

was a blacksmith, pianist, welder I act for them

food selector! The local Dick well
Ah -- another
.and is Irwin Rosenberg, of }{-41 I '
I
} time ( m c ,
in burglar
feks 20 an expert afraid)

alarm systems I didn't noEns. -
Snake in the bu1th. "Snake" I
Sturgeon tice it this last
.ornburg of Bks 7, was only aeRI'old { AV
inspectionbut during the previous it
when het'ntel"f'd M
bush leaguer
-) the Navy, but he's theprotege one 1 noted that that one of the

different big bands has a harmony arrange
of three
ment of "Anchors Aweigh" that
from GasIonia -
league stars. He comes to the
has a definite resemblance
N. C., the town which turns official WAVE song, "WAVES of y
ball playersper
cut more big league "
than any you can think the Navy
capita Each time this arrangement
-
c>f, so youngsters coming up generally
was placed, we pricket! up o rears
coaching
get the benefit of fine In the fond hope of hear
from top flight stars.
ing both songs blended together.
catcher, and got
"Snake" is a In
well together
from Jake They go very
his!!! special coaching didn't know.
Early, who caught. last year's All ease you
.
Star game for the American league After it was all over and we

team. Before going Into the service were dragging bacfc to quarters;

Jake like Buddy Lewis an- we all agreed that there was a definite

ether of "Snake's" coaches, played improvement in all of the companies ,

for the WashingtonSenators.. a* they passed in review

Rube Melton, the eccentric Brooklyn Their marching, guiding and response -

Dodger southpaw, gave Thorn- to commands was mm <

burg the word and how to call 'em, more military than when we fi]'<".;
\ .
rind l how to handle his pt chers. saw them. Generally speakingtheir : y 1Strinieniw

Early, being a catcher, is his appearance was definitely approaching -
iclcl. "Snake" hung around him so real Navy standards :

much people used to say "There (We're glad, the captain thoughtso ; :: '

. go Snake and Jake. They'd rather too!) : J JI

play ball than hunt birds, even in 1 ,,' "'CO . .
who has c" with :.11 auifi: J*
O'Connor lan
off Mary School gtfel a "apeaking acqoa.1
Ensign
the season. MorvUeeiwiV
AviaUon
leave Js In the H.. that make: tir! HM
&;
days-al..e*
----ii oI-- been home on emergency about life rafts, and all prattled

Buy, Huy'ar Bonds back in the aboard ranks Ensign. we're O'Con-gladto I (t'Crnplf"cf'qulpmrnt-riel. Here, they're,learning Atfatton slorc4crepers are 'taught to know all ecjuiMnent by tight, gain an ability. ,

..ctl'B'C" have you It to know what Items can lie substituted for others.
Freedom Cottiautd I. Tote
Bye



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Page' Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 22 June, 1944

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:i Ringmen To Meet I Nova And Fallen Gladiator Three Softball M.' A. D.LRambi. I



Soldiers! At Camp Teams Climb In



Stewart Tonight h Loop StandingsBks Bj Pfc', Herb Johnston( Jr.,
and Hill \\llvm
m I'rimt'tto defend their southeastern 1 regained the lead in the

team championship againsta First Regiment as Bks 31 lost Its What has been your most interesting

fist Army ring team, the classy first game, Bks 19 climbed into a funny or unusual experience -
NATTC boxing stars will don first place tie with Bks 18 in the since joining the servcie A
gloves against the battlers of Second and Third Regiments loop questionnaire put out in the Marline / *

Camp Stewart Ga., there tonight and TTM increased its margin in Aviation Detachment at

In the first'of a home and home the National League in the softball NATTC brought many interesting,
series. standouts last week at funny and unusual answers. Here

Camp Stewart mlttmen will NATTC. are some of the results:

come to NATTC for a return The leaders In the other two From Training Squadron :Four:

match on 30 June. The soldier league, (iiinnery with a recordof Pfc William J. Terry Kansas
boxers are highly rated. They four wins and no defeats<< In City, Mo.; Pvt. Francis X Veader,
: have split two matches with the the Officers' loop and 1TA-1, E% Boston. Mass' ; Pfc. Gene M.
Parris Island Marines earlier this five and nothing, In the American Norvlne, La Porte Texas; Pfc.

year and last February they visited League, were idle James R Plant Chicago; Pfc.
NATTC and took a 5 to 3 Joe Fasanella of Bks 1, who Floyd Longenbnugh, Atwood, Ind: ;
s decision. has pitched all of his team's league Pfc Raul Palaclos, Houston

The Training Center team has games, turned in his sixth victoryas Texas; Pvt. Edward G. Shettel,
Improved considerably since then. against one defeat as Bks 1 Tampa; Pvt. James E Mallon,
While a tough struggle looms in I trampled Bks 6 by 7 to 0. Fasanella Maiden, Mass.; Pvt. Alfred J. Del-

tonight meeting, the local stars allowed two little hits, while his laumo Clyde, N. Y.; Pfc \
I ire expecting' to bring home a i teammate Shortstop Berman, rapped Jarvela. Racine, Wis; Pvt. John
r" decision three blows. Orchard Lancaster N Y, all say

;. .... Team members slated to leave ....... .. .' ,,' ::t.,:.&;:: The victory put Bks 1 back on "BOOT CAMP" holds more mem-
--i, last night are Charlie Dedmon ;' Lou Nova of boxing fame aids u alien( gladiator as!' lie appeared| on top as Bks 51 dropped its Initial odes for them
the NAT1C' boxing curd )/1"t'I'" k as referee On the floor is HllljKamroth '
f i i.I flyweight; Eddie Barnett, lightweight game, With Townsend hurling a I"fcJa'k Palmer, Dallas,
1.1 : Al Highers, Junior welterweight I who put up a whale of a fight until he ran (Inot a haymaker two-hitter and blasting a home Texas says the' change from civ-
\ ; Billy Ramroth, welterweight I by Charlie Fields in the second round of their feature l oiit. run, Bks 5 whipped Bks 51 by Ulan to military was very Interesting

s t ; Howie Brodt and Charlie j, Also shown is Charlie Dedmnn Navy boxing Instructor, who acted 3 to 1. Hawley of Bks 51 allowed Nhlle 1'vt. Edward

!.I.A : Fields: middleweights; and Alabama ; at a second. only four safeties to lose a tough Keefe, Lowell Mass, was home
.' Dubose light heavyweight.. one. In other tilts' Clements hurled on furlough he was" (tainted by
(' Following the clashes with the SOFTBALL STANDINGSResults Lou Nova Makes Bks 52 to a 5 to 4 decision over many Army private and by one

j' ,()tdier the local sluggers take on ( to 19 June) Bks 4, and Bks 3 drubbed Bks 2 sergeant Pfc. Richard See-
1; the Parris Island Marines of South first!! Regiment by 13 to 3. Left Fielder Carr of' ger of ;"Milwaukee, Ms.., liked his
i Carolina. Under tentative dates, Teas Won I....t JVBks Big Hit In HisAppearance Bks 3 garnered three blows. Left I job of I). I. Hi San Diego the

:', the NATTC team will go there on .. 5t 1 3 fi 1 1 ...J30BkR 57Bks Fielder La Mont of Bks 2 also .iad I best.

14 July and the Marines will come 3 T 3 .;,00Sks. Here three hits. Cpl S. C Butler wasp thrilledby

; I here on 28 July. 5 3 3 .,.VWBks !'VTOBks. In the tightest tilt of the week, a night flight formation from
1 1 I
32
--- 6 3 4 ..128Bks Lou Nova who usually makes a I Uks 11) downed Ilka 18 bv 1 to 0, QuAntlco to Newcastle because he
OfficerStudentsLearn 2 2 5 .2iKBks. hit against his opponents, made a the result leaving both tennis! was in irJs :
4 2 :5 .285. hit with a lot of new friends at tied for the top In the Setoncl

Hard Way NATTC last Thursday night II and Third liegirnents loop with evervboil happy f The famous
Second and Third Regiments "
Nova claimant of the duration'
three and one records. The content of
Cunlieued from 1'.1'1' 10 'l'f'MIII \\on J,o_t JVtBks. top-hatted tragedian song TED
work in coveralls under a sweltering 11 3 1 .TK world heavyweight cham- provided a duel between two LEWIS, has been asking that
Florida The sides of Bks 18 3 .1 ..WOBk pionship, appeared as referee on of the best pitchers In the circuit question fox more than a quarter
t sun 21 2 I .f 61 the NATTC all-sailor boxing card I Klliott: of Irks 1') Morlng
which work reachA of a century and most folks after
planes with they Bks, 16 2 2 500 I also
blistering temperature, and more Bks. 17 0 :2 ..0(11)Bks. ) and answered boxing question over \\tirtleit. Both allowed three listening to his music have cheerfully
than one man has received a bad :20;! 0 3 .(.000Officers' put to him by Navy spectators hitH. I answered in the affirmative.

burn just from carelessly leaning The large crowd gave him Another sterling mound per Among the exceptions in this

against the side of one of those League Jost Pet. a'biff ovation for his voluntary performance formance was turned in, by Stani- I respect is a sober faced clerk In

t. planes standing in the sun Mines, Gunnerv Tm "M 4 on 0 1,000 lowski of Bits 21 who twirled a I Squadron Six Office of M.A.D.
.. bombs torpedoes' are handled on Tech. training 4 1 .84)0 In the company of NATTC Physical one-hit shutout over Bks 16 The I Strange he should be such: a melancholy
; II .
the field and loaded into planes. Brigade; 2 2 500 Training Officers Nova also score was 3 to 0. The game be- type, for he bears' tile
r I Administration 2 3 .400 put in an appearance at the Naval 17 and Bks 20 last monicker of the abovementioned
; P A stevedore hasn anything on Ordnance 2 1 400) tween Bks was postponed -
the
Hospital on station, talking
1' these officers who are put through Bombsight 0 5 .()If) sunshine spreader.
with many of the patients in the The lad in question is Corp. Max:
{ of and unloading made their debutin
all the paces loading Two new teams
numerous wards he visited Nova
American .I engneT Bks 65, Lewis a pleasant. (enough sort of
ordnance equipment the National League.
'.. T .*. was in Jacksonville for a bout with
J-ntt
>.m M n < guy who does his work well, albeit
..... t There are several phases to the TT A-I 5 0 1.OX) Bill Peterson whom he decisioned replacing TTB in the league, downed -
AGO program, I t. Arthur B. Ben- TTHM( 4 2 .M>7TTHD in 10 rounds last TTD-1 by 6 to 4, and Bks 64, unsmilingly
s out.l' 3 3 .500 Friday night. downed I The purpose of this Item Is to
of
nett, offiter-in-charge points ( ) taking the place TTG-O.
L' Nova refereed the final two
1TR 2 2 ,500 report to all and sundry that theStoncy.I'
This particular one is directed by 110 1 4 200TPS matches on the eight-bout card. the leading TTM team 3 to 2. aced One has finally broke
; Lt. William T. Garn r and Lt. (jg) 0 4 .000 He Earlier in the week. TTM won a

was the third man in the ling I en down and made with the toothy
Frederic'V. Rideout. Lt Garner from TTD-1 11
replayed by
game
I as Charlie Fields, 151, scored a
has: served in the South Pacific National League two round knockout to 0. In the other league game, grin.Ted
Billy
over Lewis couldn't break the
and has an intimate knowledge of Te.nt W (in J.i..t Prt TTF defeated TTT, 4 to 2.
TIM 5 2 715 Ramroth, 150, in the feature bout; spell but Captain Frink could -
Guadalcanal and other spots down TTT 4 3 .572TTK and also in the semi-final when Babick hulled both games for and did, just by announcing that
Under 4 3 .57JBkV TTM, the victory and defeat run .
.500 Bob Smith, 150 won a three-round Headquarters men would play softball
Read TTD1. 65 3 3 4 3 .4:28: I decision over S. J. Kupferberg, ning his record to four wins and in their Judo periods front
"
The Honored
Bks. 64 1 j5! .16bBk .151 pounds. one loss He gave TTD-1 two safeties now on. Simple, isn't It ?
This inscription is found over a TTB and assumIng -I The clash with Bks 64 went ,
I ( 65 leplarlng The Fields-Ramroth clash was By the did bring a
way you
Guadalcanal C.-mc>tel'Y'e: live Bk*. 64 replacing I I II
.. Its standings!; : the best nine innings. Bloom of Bks 64yielded
Its standing) of the night. Both boys smile to anyone today
assuming
by deeds not words' TT O and '
I four hits, while Catcher
went all-out and the going was only
-
-- about even until Fields connected Dowjiard rapped three blows to I'I'I While Pvt. Harold Bell, Atlanta,

What A Harvest with a terrific right to the body :I lead the attack. Busenbuig of Bks was in boot camp, he received a
in the second Nova highly praised 65 gave up but two hits to TTD-1 card from his draft board notify-
both Fields and Ramioth for their Bks 64 and 65 have assumed the ing him he was in 4-F.
boxing ability. I I standings of TTG-O and TTB, respectively Transferring from the Royal

In the other bouts, Bill LaRoch- which put them off to a Canadian Air Force to the Marine

cIte, 155: decisioned Eddie Drazal. rather rough staitIn Corps and the difference in drill

1J4: : Pete Hoffman, 113 outpointedTag the American T.eague'rrii (commands holds Pvt. Byron
Davenport 144 ; Leo Browne, battered TT.x, 22 to 5. and Pitcher Brown's point of interest
155, defeated Edwin Martin, 151: Doneltui of TTIIM( : ) stored Cpl Kenneth Brnbaker Rochester

Sid Soloway, 154: beat Gil Lance his! fourth win against one defeat Ind., learned the customs of .
155; Charles Doolen, 141, decision as TTHM( ) whipped. 'riQ.n the Solomon Island natives and /

ed Bill Durkee 140; and Lefty I to 3. The TTV-l-TlllD) had fun doing it Brubaker
Parker 143, outpointed Gifford game wits postponed.Two wears the Purple Heart and Unit
% McBride, 145: tilts were played in the Citation for the Guadalcanal campaign

ficers' League. Technical Ot-I and a letter of commendi-

r< ii Waves Waif nosed out Administration, 6 to lion for service with Edson's Raid
to maintain its hold on second! I ers
Over G. I. Nylons place behind Gunnery, and

(wnlinurd front 1'ujf" 11 nance outlasted'! Bombsight 9 ord-I Track Speedster

nor! The north, we hear is quite Lt. Williams' second hit brou

cool; people are wearing Jacketsand I the winning run for Tech.
1 neckties what are those ing in the last inning. Lt. Karow 4w
things, we wonder! blasted a homer for Administration :
t Lt. (j Jg) Mahar led the Ordnance '

: One' of our main claims to fame attack with three blows, 1 ii-

namely Lt. (Jg) Bishop, is a very eluding one round-tripper
: talented girl; she receives code at ____-_ -_ .- St1- -- .__ I

nine words a minute and sends at Talk about your Postman's ,

c twenty. Holiday! Pfc. Dale Sharp, M. A. D.
J. Transportation I
')'he at the NATTC Headquarters
corpsmen
and trucks all ,
drives jeeps A
Dept.,
DUpentar really have .,iir Interests
at heart. 11'hen we reported day long: (all night, too when he !
has the duty). And what do you '
for ivory detail at the 4
suppose he does with his time oft? !
Dental Clinic, we found ourehes -
That's right he ditves Sharp's I
assigned; to Doctors coming
convertible lives to the'!
really up I
from the name town or city
an we did Of course, with a gala family name. .
-- %Jij-- -- -
,' assortment of drills, and brushes -
i V
In our mouth the conversation Pfc Larry Scarborough/ ;; MAD.

: flowed freely thanks, Headquarters Duty Clerk, Is doinga
r. > : fine of announcing on the
corpsmen, we appreciate all the job
:
reweHrth anywav.On '. new "Ask Your Navy" radio show 1Smolcey 1
(Tuesday! nights at 2100 on ,

I happy tendencies are most WIHP). Smooth and strictly "BigTime" < .
t ertainlv displaying themselves. is Larry's work. '" '.
e. N'S \) I.
Almost any afternoon at W.O.Q. As a civilian, Scarborough spent 'roth (( ), *
I In charge; of conditioning N.1T1'Citudelits '
you ran find a harrassed looking eight years broadcasting with which Includes
Ensign with her ear to the radio, Florida and Alabama stations; announced cross-
.. pencil in hand, and a wild look on several network programs country runs and the'! obstaclwroiirse. '

.:A .: her face scrt'smlng"rve gotNIP' Including a regular featureof !Smokey was one of the .
::1 :!tt.Ve J and all the time we thoughtIt his own on the Blue. l bent track men ever produced at .
< title- In
g rf Rice Institute. He won
% 4 was soft music we tuned in If ---
.: you hear us saying we don't love ten to Bing then not Invasions. the Si our work, it's a lie! We've got it Thought of the week when three straight years In the qu", -

and rtetlded this, one wouM fillS all figured out when the war you're, feeling; hot and sorry for ter-mll event anti hi* high:
\ hall spac for one more picture and school d1&1"h"" won second } l.M-o
think of July August
: and too are rlvlluns, yourself,
who don't like It can write a note of ;391 U over, we
the bilL All you fellows 40 and 1 M thankful for thesesmall In the f'l1I&rt..r.mlle run In the
NBC will hire eighteen monitors -
i words' or I less. t.. tile "lltor The lovely I I I.* MndA Darnell, currently at' wt.t11\ to IIH fa'or'll! national ", .poet.
; of course. <1 VI!
lKtring( In the film, Summer Sturu.







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