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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 3, 1944
Frequency: weekly
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL. 2, No. 20 3 August, 1944 I


.. An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training CommandU. 'I


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



Sure, Sailors Know Lana Turner Wears Sweaters To Increased Naval I)



Keep Warm; They Also Know History, Law, Science Personnel GivenPresident's .

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Radio Quiz> Program ,', .<." O.l K.
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Gives Navy ChanceTo

Show Its Stuff 383,000 More Men Will \,

Sailors generally are sup- Be Needed To Carry On

posed to be adept at answer- Projects ContemplatedThat

ing such questions as the one
the war is far from
(.lbout "Whether Lana Turner
won despite startling successes
wears sweaters to keep
on European and Pacific
warm?" but their knowledge of t fronts is indicated by a recent
history, law literature, classical
music, geography science and Navy Department announce
other matters of higher educationis ment that President FranklinD.
not so widely conceded. Roosevelt has approved a
of course, is as fallacious as plan to increase the personnel on
myth about all sailors having active duty In the Navy to 3,200
girl in every port. 000 by 31 December of this year. .I I
i Enlisted sailors, marines ; The President also authorized the 1
WAVES from this Station base plans upon a total f
; been demonstrating their strength of 3.389,000 by 30 Jude _
'. prowess in "Ask Your Navy," 1945: if needed.
radio quiz program broadcast \ ; i The previously authorized Navy
WJHP of Jacksonville. The personnel strength of 3,006,000 has I
rehearsed question and x now been reached. The Navy,
test is on the air each therefore, is authorized to acquire
night from 2100 until 2130 194.000 additional enlisted men by
here's a sample of what the 31 December, and to plan for a
is asked: further addition of 189,000 enlisted
1. Who is known as the men by 30 June of next year,
of Medicine? if necessary. The total planned increase .
2. Into what body of water < a sof 30 June, 1945. is 383-
the Indus River flow? 000,
3. Name the Judge who "For several months," said the
at Aaron Burr's trial for treason xe Navy Department announcement,
4. Where will you find the "it has been apparent that the
lowing decision: -- 1 previously authorized strength of
"Put your briefs upon the of "Ask Your Nav'>'" Informally huddled around microphone.! the Navy would be inadequate for
I will marry her myself." AKM2c, Jack CumminSpAlc) Gunny Stephenson, Ylc, and projected needs late this year and _
5. Name the golfer who |i in 1945.: However, since previoustop
the first PGA title strength was expected to be
6 Recite the opening lines : are on the. receiving end of the fore entering the Na-vy.: Steve received sufficient to satisfy requirements
Kipling's "Gunga Din." brain-teasers each week. The four an A. B. and LL,B. at Mercer -II through September 1944, firm estimates -
7. What is the significance performers who have appearedmost of the number to be re.
regularly are Gunter Steph- Cummings is a New Yorker. He quested through Selective Service
enson, Ylc Jack Cummings, So has had theatrical experience and were not made until major operations
Waves On Station (AIc) Mildred Banach, Sklc, and was golf professional at the ex- then pending in both the
( .) I Brad Crandall, ARM2c. They come clusive ShawneeontheDelawarecourse Pacific and Atlantic could be as.
from the four corners of the coun- before his Navy "career" sessed in the light of accomplish
Observe BirthdayIn try and from different walks of began. ment.

life. Crandall hails from Kansas City. "It was not deemed desirable,
: Stephenson makes his home at in view of the .
shortage
He was a radio announcer and a manpower
Fitting StyleHigh
Winter Haven, Fla., where he was to draw men from civilian
solicitor and be- Continued on Page Seven
county city Judge pursuits until their Induction was
Navy Officials Are clearly necessary! and until the
Enlisted Unit Of numbers needed could be firmly
Loud In Their Praise
Feature established.! In the last three
Of Women's Reserve months it has been possible to
Red Cross make such plans
WAVES, the women in Badly "The necessity of providing complements .

who have enlisted from By 2 for ships, planes and
ery section of the Needs VolunteersTheir bases needed for projected opera
during the last two years ations from now until 30 June
1945, will require a total of 1580 .
the ,
ranks depleted by
the to
Navy's program
f,1 Stillion transfer of many members, the 000 personnel. Approximately ,
men for sea duty 197,000 of this
Naval Air Station's Enlisted Unitof number are expected
the second anniversary of the Red Cross sends out an however, to be made avail.
founding with appropriate able from sources within the ser- -
volunteersto
urgent appeal for more
Station has virtually taken over
monies at this Station last
Continued Seven
help with making surgical on Page
day. Aces" magazine, a popular. dressings.This .

picnic Enlisted with WAVES outdoor staged dancing a article by Anthony M. Mitchell, capable group of workersis Japs Know They're Done,

their sailor or civilian guests I shop, on page 26, and another by headed by Mrs. L, M. O'Connor, Marine Raider BelievesSan
the highlight, while WAVE officers instructor, on page 51. newly elected chairman and as-
entertained their I "I sisted by Mrs. J. D. Rutledge and Diego, Cal. (CNS) Lt.
and their official guests at a Rubber Eraser Mrs. William McNear. Col. Evans F. Carlson famed Marine ,
at the Commissioned Officers They meet on Thursdays from I Raider leader wounded on '
At the huge U. S. Naval : 9 in the morning until four o'clockin Saipan, thinks that the Japs
Hole On
Captain John J. O'Malley, it Plugs the Red Cross room on Alber- know they are licked but Just .
manding officer, cut an -I male Street. won't admit it.
cake at fitting ceremonies : Navy CatalinaThe Although the Unit is under- "It always has been my opinion
ed by WAVES attached to I staffed the monthly quota of that the Japanese high commandhas
activity. of rubber eraser of an ordi- bandages is faithfully filled. This not honestly believed it could
Meanwhile, congratulations nary lead pencil recently was usedto past month the workers completed beat us," Col. Carlson said when .
Hear Admiral A. O. McChlef repair an engine of a Navy Con 2500 dressings but to maintain interviewed here. "They intended I
..om of Naval Air such a record, more Service to grab all they coul ., then holdon
I Training; Captain \\'. solidated CATALINA (PBY) fly- wives are needed. to it and, if possible, effect a
Smith, Commandant of the s ing boat forced down in the Cen- Among those who have recently compromise peace thus retain.
Station; while statements in tral Pacific, and the plane returnedto Joined the organizations are Mrs ing a large share of the area con. .
half of the WAVES were released base safely. F. R. Miles, Mrs. J. Bryan and quered in the..Pacific.
In Washington by Secretary Mrs. A. T. Pickup. "It is Just this move that the
the Navy James Forrestal The Catalina was dn rescue pa- Anyone who can spare a few American people must avoid"
Admiral Ernest J. King, Commander trol when its port engine devel- hours on Thursdays, is asked to Col. Carlson added. "This would
In Chief, United oped a bad gas leak. Lieutenant I report to the Red Cross room to mean just a ,breathing sped and
Fleet' and Chief of Naval i the Japanese would continue their
Operations.
(Junior grade) William A. Price, aid in this necessary war work. dreams of world ,
I _--... conquest. ,
"I offer sincere U. S. N. R, of 2133 16th Avenue, i --': -- r i
upon the anniversay of your second South, Birmingham, Alab a m a GIs Get Green Light '
year of service in the Navy, plane commander, ordered a water Virginia Woman To
Battle Souvenirs
said Admiral McFall in a statement it landing.Investigation. On
"The excellence of that showed an alumi- Washington (CNS) Soldiers Sponsor DestroyerSecretary
vice is proved by the num fitting on the line from the who want to pick up and bring of the Navy James
importance and variety of responsibility carburetor to the fuel pressure home souvenirs from the battle- Forrestal has designated Mrs. Alfred .
daily being assumed of gauge had broken. The hole had field have been given the green A. Cunningham, 1527: West (
capable Women Reserves. I to be plugged before the engine light by the War Department Avenue, Richmond, Va., as sponsor I
you for your faithful work, ; would run. as long as they don't dig up any for the USS Alfred A. Cunning.:
wish you a happy birthday." Part of the windshield wiper, a buildings. ham a 2,200 ton destroyer; named /
Stressing the growth and metal screw and other Impromptu It's OK with the WD if GIs in honor of her husband, the late I
portance of the work being performed plugs were tried unsuccessfully. want to bring back small piecesof Lieut. Col. Austell Cunningham, IJ
by the WAVES, Capt.mith ; James C. Lawler, Aviation Ma- enemy equipment collected on U. S. Marine Corps, father of Marine J r
declared: "Two years J chinist's Mate, First Class U. S the battlefront. Some of the things aviation. ,
IrTa 30th of July the N., of Hamilton, Alabama the they may not bring back, how The Georgia born officer, who It f
Reserve of the United States plane captain, suggested trying a ever, are name plates removed died May 27, 1939 at the age of I"
was founded. Since that time rubber eraser. It was tried, fit- from captured equipment, items 57, after a colorful career of more :
organization has grown and benp ted perfectly, and plugged the leak containing explosives and items than a quarter of a century with I.i
an important part of securely until the Catalina traveled whose value as scrap outweighstheir the Marines, was the first Marine :
Continued on Page '> hundreds of miles to its home base. value as war trophies Corps pilot and the Navy's fifth..i I



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Pcyo Two JAX AIR NEWS 3 August, 1944




SQUADRON VB 106 THOUSAND Gets Five Nip Answer to a Sailor's Prayer


MILE EYES RETURNS
OF NAVY,
Planes In Air

TO U. S. FOR AN EARNED REST .


The Navy's new "thousand mile eyes"-squadrons of. fast, Raid On Guam

tough, far-ranging LIBERATOR search planes-are now I

scouring 1,000,000 Lt. Russell L. Reiserer, USNR,
square miles of Pacific Ocean daily to permit -I
American task forces shot five Japanese planes out of the
to continue their inexorable advanceon
air over Guam and destroyed a ,
Tokyo without fear of being surprised by the Japanese sixth on the ground while participating .

Fleet. : in the interception of the '
Latest convincing proof of theNavy's I :;
enemy air attack on Task Force 58

reconnaisance superiorityever I during the battle of the Eastern Ii1.
the Jap Is found in the record -
Philippines on 19 June.
of Squadron VB 106, Just returned I
from a Pacific duty tour I Lieut Relserer, whose speciality a

during which it searched approximately I is night fighting, on that day was
125,000 square miles a .i assigned to escort a dive and torpedo -

day from successive bases at Midway bombing strike against Orote

Canton, Baker, Funafuti, I airfield, Guam Island. He not only

Guadalcanal. Munda. Nadzab, the destroyed the six planes but made
two strafing runs on antiaircraft
Admiralty Islands and Wakde I enemy
The name of almost VB 106 emplacements He calledit
Inse is recognizable every [IN combat areas 1 lives and equipment I a day only when his machine
as a steppingstone {
in the American i may be p.ired vehicles are in open guns had run completely out of
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in the Pacific. The resurgence squadronhas ,, formation This makes the convoy ammunition and no more enemy
been more difficult to hit. planes remained in the air.
an "advance man" for
the invasion forcesCommanded Lieut. Reiserer's mission was to
fly cover on the bombers and .
hv CommanderJohn 1!
strafe gun emplacements Just before
Tinker "Chkk" Ila>'\ ard ,
35, r.S.N., of Great Neck.: LonK the Curtiss i Helldivers j 'I.
Inland' and Pensacola "Florida ( SB2C's) and the Gruman Avengers s

VB 106 numbered many Pacific (TBF's) dropped their bombs. 9I

WAr \eteran, men who hate I! When he sighted an operational i

teen fighting Mince Pearl Harbor plane on the Orote airfield, he set a

and who were grimly I familiar fire to it with his :50-calibers, andit
burned to the + ,,
ground
with many' of the area they

searched<< l. hating doggedly retreated WHEN driving through territory recently I After the bombers had dropped
through them In the captured you should be careful their loads without loss, eight Jap Ii- '

dark days of early 1942. tIn / j: about swerving off the road onto the dive-bombers appeared overhead

its seven-month duty tour shoulders, especially on turns, as s>houl- They were apparently part of the

VB 106 flew 1.262 sorties totaling days are good places for mine. large carrier-based group, a t-
I tempting to land on the airfieldto
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16,000 hours of flight. The -- ----- --
refuel after an unsuccessful at-
s squadron never cancelled a mission
: tack on the U. S carrier task I
for any reason'! It bombed targets I t S
(,r opportunity found on its force i Boys, meet Janet Blair Columbia film star who I* noted for her
I
searches sinking 43 Jap ships and Lieut Reiserer shot down three : fine acting and, er, runes.
I planes, which crashed on the island -
damaging 54. Among the victims At St Vincents Hospital JacksonMile and burned. The other two which party is more embarrassed
I ,
were 33 cargo vessels and three the S, P
planes he got crashed off shore, one you or
submarines Fifteen Jap planes I Lt. and Mil. John Deam a daugh-
tei Connie Lenora born Thuisday of them bursting into flames and
were shot down and 22 more were I July 20 Y The Waves Softball games ate
it hit the sea, the other exploding -
scored as "probables. Five planes Lt and Mr*. Thomas Dean a daughter just after its two crew members really getting rugged. In the

were smashed on the ground, 17 Dorothy. Mitchell born Thursday, I were seen to bail out. I game Monday, July 24., betweenA

more probably destroyed.The July 20.MMIc I ---- ---- and R and VM, Rose Walsh of
----- -- ------- and Mrs, Robert Brader Trow- VM received broken wrist sliding
a
I bridge a on.. Robert Biader. Jr.
difference between the S2c and Mi*, 'John R. Well a on Paramushiro Bomb into second. Thursday's game!

Liberator and the famous old John \\ alter, born Friday. July :21. : I Ii between the Wave Officers and
Sp workhorse Catalina which *erve son born Friday July 21. Is One Of i out. Katherine Hinkle ia now

Ronald Austin, born Friday, July 21.
the early dais' of the Mar, ': Sic and Mr, Frank Henderson a son,

I is succinctly told by a Commander I Ronald Gray, born Friday. July 21 i Toughest In Navy by Betty llartel Sic This poem waa written and sent

attached to one of the ACOM and Mr, Oscar Da\'l* a son The call came over the loudspeaker to Dorothy Chase, by her sister

former squadron Citing; A well'' Barry Bryan, born Sundaj July 23. system "Now here this Caroline, upon hearing of her engagement -
Splo and Mrs Earl. I Flight from the Navy airbase
Snowden
known from Cat a son to Edward Washko.A .
menage a : The uniform for inspection: Sat
born '
Sunda
July 23 ,
) in the Aleutians to bomb
"Trailing carrier. Notify All handsare Long An "'e Are TogetherWhen
enemy ARM2c and Mr, August Fred urday is as follows
next of kin," this Commander Paramushiro calls fora hop as'' I in life we work togetherNo
Sfhltker, Jr.. a son August Fled III. to get new dungarees, shirt
declared that, "now', In the Liberator I t>2o and Mrs, Leonard Hartley a long as from Chicago to some exact .', and shoes. These are to be kept matter how bad and stormy
daughter, born July 25. area six to eight blocks
Tuesday
we ne\er Intend to notify : squarein the weather
for
only
inspection
ARM3c and Mr. JS>al Herbert
he next of kin. Ue hate the daughter, horn Tuesdav. July 25. a a Pennsylvania village Just west | I We learn to love each other
I|I One Wave, at her first opportunity -
*[>eed and range and hitting : Lt. and Mr*. Gordon H<, ide a daughter of Philadelphia. That's the way it has been with
Gall France, born Tuesday. July And this treacherous I tripped off to Small Storesto
power to hang on to any contact I in fog- you.
25. purchase the required clothing.
we make and keep getting ACM and Mr, Albert Fmerson a shrouded, black icy stretch there ,,Much to her chagrin, the only size And now it's your jolt to see it
the dope back to bae." daughter, Irma Jeanne born Tuesday, is no sanctuary for the pilots and I II through
_____, July 25 i in dungarees anywhere near what
crews of the Navy's "Empire Express Together have tiled with
S2r and Mm., Ray M\ers a son, Ray, I I'I she wore, was thirty-eight. Much you
In addition. VB106 flew photographic Jr born VednesdaJulv 26. I which has been running too skill and mightTo
large. Being an ingenious
: and escort missions. It I Lt, ijg) and Mis.. Michael Gano loads of death and destruction toJapan's do your bit in winning thie
she them. Her
Fiarv a son Michael Gano, Jr., born Kurile Island bastion for person, bought day fight. rAnd
even spotted targets for task : ;
ednesday July 26. off was spent in altering abovementioned
forces which shelled Rabaul and I almost a year. I II ', The finished It's for you that I say to-
dungarees -
Kavieng. It escorted the Fleet to manders complete reports on any- I They must take their Lockheed ,>I product was almost perfect. day.
Wake in October, 1943 and to Ventura I iPV) search planes over : That this load of wishes tift
I thing and everything in the 1,000- I : The one flaw was the thread, all
Palau in March, 1944, on carrier mile stretch ahead, every day. the target quickly and head home she had was white Naturallyall found on your pathway.
strikes. ward without loss of time, for their Good luck good fortune, and
From Wake
they covered Palau I 'I II changes that had been made
life expectancy, should their plane much
But it VB106 and covered of stuck out like thumb. Being success
was every day many a lore -
go down in the water, is from 20 : Is wished to you the very best.
2.000-mile (' the sea passages through which I ingenious, as before mentioned
f'E'ftrC'ht's-1 minutes to an hour. I I And now as we close this
story-
which counted most for the Jap fleet could have steamedto I It's "one of the toughest over1 1 she easily overcame this small book.
Working ahead of the interfere with the current Mari obstacle. How ? Why by camouflaging
water two-engine bomber hops In Let us take Just one last )leak.
they made available to the com- anal operation. with blue ink. Which also
the world says Commodore Leslie A dream a house two happy
another for blue
gives use!
one
E Gehres, USN commander of peopleA

Fleet Air Wing Four. ink. gathering! wedding' the!
I WIMBLY BY DAViD : After nine months' duty in the I I ----- old church jHeeple.

HARGREAVtSOH Si Aleutians the first section of the i Sitting on the quarterdeck, In :May you always be happy, just

"Empire Express," a task unit of pajamas, which is permiisable' af- as you are now

Fleet Air Wing Four has returned Iter i,I lights out, what happens! You Congratulations! May 1 take a

to the United States for leave, re- 'want' a cigarette before retiring, bow?

SAY JANE habilitation and reassignment. The I'I you sit o nthe quarterdeck enjoying ---

--BWN&' AUONCi pilots and crews of these Venturas 'I your before bed smoke. Inevitably -
The Allies have military
A BLIND DATEFOJLWiMBLY are the first to have consistently the Shore Patrol develops named a
commission to and
I protect
bombed
and photographed Japanese -
a thirst. In they come to
save for all
posterity priceless art
home The ,
territory "Empire
Express" has not stopped with the quench with it. There you are augnt which may fall to the Allied forces'
your coat off. Don't know during invasion.
return of these airmen to the ,
nv United States. Other sections of

the "Express" under command of Don't Make Plans To Go Home

Commodore Gehres are still bombing

and photographing Japanese I W, B. Showman of NAAS Ct'cFle1d\) submitted the following

installations on Paramushiru. article to the JAX AIR NEWS with the information that, "The

BOY, 1 W0/4 ER -'- itf- data was picked up by a Mr. Kelly at the Cecil Field Post Office

WHAT SHE IS Wanted Who Mr. Kelly does not remember the name of the newspaper that the
i -rvn table was taken from

GOING TO. GEUKE Know How To "We find the table very interesting and due to the fact that
most of
our radio
correspondents predict the war wall end in
Use ScissorsSailors September" the person' who thought of the below table could be
right

with barbering experfence The following table' may prove something or nothing. Look it
can earn extra money during over and be your Judge.
W MBUY--
\ WANT oft hours Men interested in the R_....

YOU TO MEET work are urged to contact '.t. Roy Imrrhlll' .lull..!.!. v.It it Iae. "glalia, T.....

RUT\1 YOUR Lnn J Ashmen of Ship's Service. ; Birth .................F74 J bli 1552 JMs3 Ib79 854

DATE Ships Service is also seeking Age ...... "w, ........ 70 M 62 61 65 60
Took Office .. .. J{ 40
men with experience: in opt>latlng 1933 003 922 1924 941
drv cleaning presses.! Years. in Office 4 11 11 22 20 3
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I'he Registered Mail Totals 3888 3888 3888 3888 3888 3888
End of War- 14 of :J& equals 1944
Commanding officers of Auxll- > of 1944 equals 972
Air Stations and the Naval
any 0-7-2 equals
September 7th at 2 o'clock.
Air Gunners School and heads of
To find the
aupieme Ruler use first letter of each of :
departments who may wish to above :
names C-H-R-I-S-T. i ,
send service records: to another / ,
7 Showman concludes with, "We do not vouch for the above; ,

/ I' 11 r 1 activity the Commandant under the via jurisdiction Yard Mail of its figures worth.or"what the table purports to show. You ntay-take it foir

i I have been directed to send them Neither does
the JAX AIR NEWS vouch for the figures or
by Registered Yard Mail.
*_" put any confidence in conclusions that may be drawn there-
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I Double Barrelled Waves On Station I Gets Unit Citation

Entertainment Is .
Observe
Set For 18th Aug. BirthdayContinued I r, a

From Page One
A double-barrelled of
program
/ I war program. You have not on-
tertalnment Is for the a
on
t tap
I accomplished a splendid job as
.ainside Friday night, 18 August. 1 Ily t
storekeepers and yeomen, but as
The USO-Camp Show entitled metalsviiths, machinist's mates,
"Humpty Dumpty" will share the I parachute riggers, and tower

spotlight with prize fights match operators I wish for the
ing this Station against an army WAVES continued success in the i

team. I l future and feel assured that your r' YJ
The show will be staged at ,organization will continue to grow I QUESTIONSPLEASE

:Mason Field with the fights go-I I and play a vital part in the war I, ( TURN TO PAGE 7
Ing on first and the variety revue effort."
climaxing the evening I FOR THE ANSWERS)
In his statement, Secretary \
Humpty Dumpty is a lively, fun Forrestal pointed out that the sec 1. This is 1944 A. D Can you

vaudeville featuring Charlie Masters ond anniversary of the Women's. ", I tell us which of these men lived

comic drummer.A Reserve "is an occasion for rededication B. C: Alexander the Great, Jul.

very different magic act has ,; for 72,350: women in Naval ius Caesar Mohammed, Joe Mil

a clever prestidigitator and a beautiful -I uniform. It also offers an op- ler and King Tut?

assistant. A pretty and portunity for the entire serviceto tying the poems that begin with

youthful girl singer graduate of express appreciation for outstanding the following lines:
two successful Miami night club I I accomplishment. y 2. Try your hand at identN

seasons, highlights the program. ':- a. It was many and many a
A dance trio is in the groove ; year ago.
with tricky routines. These, plus j, Increase theefficlenry of the Navy b. I walk down the garden

a line of five acrobatic dancing I afloat by taking their places beside paths.
girls, the oldest 21 and the the Navy ashore in the execution I c. When I consider how*my

oungest 17, make HUMPTY : of rMtential work."I light is spent.d. .
f 'MPTY a package you'll want speak for the officers and Robert F. Quart erman, aviation mrtalsmith third class, Is shown Pile the bodies high at

l! wrap up and take home. men of the United States Navy above receiving the Presidential Unit Citation ribbon from Comdr. Austerlitz and Waterloo
I''fn saying to the members of theWomen's I I It. R. Johnson, station executive, during Inspection ceremonies last e. Gather ye rosebuds white

$9 Reserve: "Your third lI Saturday morning. Juarterman, who joined' the Navy Sept. 2, 1911, ye may.
year of service will be of increasIng -! received the
importance as our forces attack [ Inched to the first Marine Division, Reinforced, during the Ame-r 3. One of these is a famous

Every man on the fleet is lean' landings In the fiiiadalcanal-Tulagi area of the Solomon Islands.Jt'slui football player, but do you know

heartened by the knowledge that --- which one: (a) Slammln Sam;
,
your willing efforts will simrwt In Fun (b) Slingln' Sam: (c) Slambo

him in the battles ahead until our Sambo;
enemies are completely anven 4. Here's a Nazi plane, which
(I I But Duty At Direction
from the seas! I

Admiral King, in extending congratulations :

( F" asserted that "In Finder Isn't The Best
two years the Women's Reserve
has become a vital part of the '
United States Navy Accepting' Ily KlinorVightman, IOl3c
'
and resolving their increased responsibilities -! Direction Finder is a horrible Little Things .

I'I as the war has progressed place way down by the river witha

I ; these women volunteers'have '' Chic Sales Annex next to it.

won the admiration and warm It's always hot down there at this I From A and RMaintenance
approval of the entire service. I thne of year and infested with

"WAVES are skilled in numer- enemy bugs. When it rains the !
ous and vaned Naval activities!' roof leaks and at least an inch

useCAMP which are directly connected with : of water collects on the deck. I we want you to identify. It's a

wtnning the war. They are not I The only place to sit is on a low mid-wing heavy bomber with
Walter KlvlrreWe
SHOWS only releasing men for duty with 'II high stool (that's so you won't Uy two engine nacelles Each nacelle

the fleet, but are assisting in'' have to stand or sit in the water). I I have been going around contains two engines geared to

I training for attack and in safe- At the end of eight hours you hate with the Safety Engineers the drive a single propeller. The plane
Charlie Master I guarding their lives. Their mili- yourself the four walls which I past week, observing just what has a long fuselage with a round

Here is the cast: tary discipline, enthusiastic spirit have been closing In on you the they do to keep safe the conditions ed nose projecting well ahead of

HUNT & JULIET-Only magicact i and efficient performance of duty Navy and most of all D.F. I under which we work. We freely the engines. Both edges of the

of its kind in the world. I( have been thoroughly proved. I Sometimes you're asked to takea admit that we have always felt I wings taper to rounded tips. The

CHARLIE MASTER Comedy ". "On this second anniversary bearing that's why you're down I that a major part of the thingsI i leading edge of the tailplane is

drummer. the male personnel of the Naval'! there in the first place. By the I a safety man insisted on were a swept back to square tips and

ESTELITA ZARCO Spanish Service join in extending hearty I time you have right frequency set lot of bunk, but now after a weekof I there is a large, angular fin and

dancer. I congratulations to the members of up and have looked around the watching these people go about rudder.

FIVE ABDULLAH GIRLS 1 the Women's Reserve: they are I dial for the plane's signal, the pilot checking on conditions that could 5. U. S. Secretary of State Cor-

Acrobatic It line work. I confident that the WAVES will has decided he knows where he become a hazard to life and property dell Hull last week denounced Ar

LYNNE PARRI-Singer. I continue to meet every is anyhow or else he's out of gas | we are truly converted to gentina for "deserting the Allied
DEV AL. MERLE & LEE in accordance with the and isn't fussy about his present the knowledge that all of the cause." Which of these men is

Dance trio.CHAIU..ES. I ards they have set challenge'l position. It's here he's going to I things they insist we do are of President of Argentina: Graf Spee,

RUDDY Pianist selves, until victory is be a few seconds from then that's 'the greatest importance, if we Henrich Himmler Stalnslaw Miko-

and musical conductor. Local observances extended the important thing, but that has I' are to do away with needless i lajczyk, Edelmiro Farrell Albert

BERT WALTON & CO, I throughout the week with a series nothing to do with your job so |'! wounds and property destruction, Speer, or Orlando Peluffo?

Comedy. of talks by representative', you sit down on your stool again 30 we beg you to please take our 6. Here are three distances,
1
__ and watch the word for it, and make yourself a
-V M WAVES of the Naval Air Station waves lap hungrilyat one representing a nautical mile,
the of the table. good safety engineer. Observe the
at service club meetings, I legs | one representing a land mile and
1'0"IIIIII"OU"ward I greetings and a proclamation by i If you're really unfortunate you safety precautions already laid I one being used merely as a decoyto
Marine Captain James L. Denig, 'the Jacksonville Mayor numerous j get the night duty and that's not I down for you and if you see some- test knowldege. 6080.20

fatally wounded while leading a i'''I press releases, and daily radio good. If you turn on the lights | thing you believe to be a hazardto feet. 5280 your feet and 5514 feet.
coordinated tank and infantry at- broadcasts you can read or knit also collect safety, stop whatever you are Which is which ?

tack against the Japanese in the'.,I Lee Field WAVES celebrated i bugs. If you don't turn on the j doing and report it to your safety 7. If 32 degrees Fahrenheit is

Marshall Islands campaign Jan 31, with a picnic on Tuesday, planned lights you wonder what the bugs man. Help him to work out a plan the freezing point of water, what:
1944. has been awarded the Sil- a variety of activities including look like that are crawling down 1 to successfully elminate the hazI -
Ion is the melting point of ice?
ver Star Medal posthumously. He outdoor games, followed by the front of your'shirt.. You decide I lard. 8. With what foods are these
was a son of Brigadier General I I'table games and dancing, climaxed it's probably best to leave the I Pop Harpe told us today his son rhyme characters associated
nursery
Robert L. Denl director of the' lights off but then callsin who has been serving with the
;: by the cutting of a birthday a plane I i iI : (a) Peter, Peter; (b) Peter
Marine Corps' Division of Public cake by Comdr. W. H. Asford, so you turn on the lights and I I Navy in the Pacific, is back on : Piper; and (CI> Simple Simon

Relations. I I Jr.. their "Skipper. attempt to set up a frequencyas I' the west coast and he expects a I II 9. Three of these countries use
frantically beat the moth visit from him in the not too dis-
-- you
----- At Cecil Field an ALL-WAVE I the same colors in their flags as
: .hlltt! I picnic was held Wednesday.. millers out of your "commandocut" tant future. We know Mr. Harpe
Zip your Up; nave I we use in ours. Which three: England
coiffeur. has long looked forward to this
- l Russia, France, China?
I Soon it's time to go home so event, and truly hope that his
: 10. Adolph Hitler narrowly
She Knows Her Business i I you tie down the antenna (in the wishes will be fulfilled soon. avoided death at the hands of a
meantime you're almost blown off :Mr. Erickson, who has been employed
of German recently
plotters
the roof and into the river but at this Station for nearly group -
when a bomb exploded near the
what's more important you or the four years, is out on the first vacation (
Nazi ruler. Do recall the
i j I you yearin
Navy's antenna) I leave he has ever taken. We i
which Hitler came into full
Then with a sigh of relief you hope he enjoys every minute of' over Germany ?
put on your coat and start up the this well deserved rest and will power
---
mile of board walk. I say "board" come back in even higher spirits

and I mean it singularly. Hor- than when he left. Station WeddingsThe

rors' you've forgotten to take a J. B. Morgan, of the Paint Shop, I
r
flash light what's the difference? Is back from a visit to his mo- I following.: marriages re
None of them work anyhow and ther's beside in Washington D performed at Chapel on this Station .

furthermore who wants to see the C.Ve are glad to hear his mo- :
.:olor and size of the snakes you I ther is much improved and hope, July 25: James HenryMrth ami

have to kick out of your way? I with him that she soon will be Dorothy Marguerite Shire; Warren
Besides if you fall off the walk 'entirely recovered.We Frederick Fox; and Evangeline'

and into the marsh a flash light I stopped by C. B. Corbin's Samuel
/1' won't help you out and neither Joiner Shop the other day to find July 27: Charles F. White and

r tC will anyone else. )I out what the gang in that shop Elizabeth: II. Dunlop; July 29: )tee

I At last you're home and can was doing. We found C. B and I Loris Jones and Arlene Doan.

go to bed. As you remove your I Jack Richards in a gab session; I
ing fish day si":ce!
C every :
I jacket one sleeve drops out about some re-route or other and I .
I Mildred Burdick, our little office
spilled acid on you while testing while much was said very little of
force, has been out the
the batteries ho hum, another it could possibly pass the editor, I past
two days on the SICK list. We
dav another dollar. however we did learn that J. T.
she is the mend
hope on now and
P. S. There is no longer) a Howell has been quite sick for
Chic Sales Annex next to D. F.- several days. Of course, everyoneis will soon be back Ht her desk
i ifr'p Oh boy! With her who is
it was struck by lightning! hoping he soon will be back on gone
going to type up this mess for me?,
the job well again While there,
Did of notice Lester
Mr. Corbin told us D. M. Richard any you
Famous Skipper Of Crews last week ? If you didn't
has: been off on a little vacation,
you just were not here, becausehe
and from all reports is doing
Helena Is KilledRear
was so full of joy and |.,ride
quite nicely. Says he l baa caughta
eal r :
Adm. Charles P. Cecil 59, nice string of fish every day.: that you couldn't help but :see him.
of the cruiser Helena We didn't know what it was all
skipper Joiner Smith who spent several I
which won the description as "oneof I days up in Georgia, was back: and about 'til Tuesday when he broughthis
of the son, who is in the Navy and
the fightin'est ships told of the huge supply of Georgia
sunk in the I was home on leave, out and Intro
fleet" before she was home-cured hams he managed to
duced him around. After
battle of Kula Gulf, has been killedin get; up there. We haven't seen Mr. we met
this fine young man, we, too slur.
an airplane crash in the Pa- Smith personally yet but as soon
ed Lester's
cific, it has been announced by as this column is finished, we pride.
Bye, now see you next week.
the Navy. are going to look him up.
Sewing harness on a parachute pack Is only one of the innny jobs lie was the 11th man of flag In the machine shop we learn B< T j ,

of a WAVE parachute rigger at this Station. Lucille Montgomery, or general rank in the Navy and ed that Fred Oliveros went fishing Buy, Buy War Bonds. ( '

raged parachute rigger third class from Laurel, Miss., knows them Marines to die in action In this last Sunday. He reports that or ,, 1'

all from harness assembly and mending to testing and inspecting, war. at his home they have: been "at- .Bye, Bye Freedom '



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Fereonnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Tech
nlcal the Headquarter o( \ l Air The Changing Chameleon
Operational. ..ln"rf.r. Naval lfrrN Air Sta
lion Green Cove Springs.. Naval Auxiliary Air StationCecil There Is a member of the lizard family
Field I Air Gunners' School the U. S. NavalHospital witha
l iulr-J; : Auxiliary 1 1 Air 1 Facilities.I Mavport. remarkable adaptability. When perched on a
green leaf, he too becomes green; or when sun.
Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. USN .
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training / ning on a brown limb he becomes brown. It's all)]
according to his mood or the surroundings' he's +'
Captain Walton W. Smith. t'SN In that he determines his color. By this ability the

Jacksonville Commandant."Naval Air Station little quick-change aitist can be'ry unobtrusiveto
his enemies or to the fly that is to be his dm
Captain Joseph B. Lynch A-VG). CSNR
Commanding Officer ner.
Naval) Air Technical Training Center ; of the
This characteristic chameleon js;

Captain John Commanding J. O'Malley! Officer MC, ). USN, / obviously quite a boon to him. However, on

U. S. Naval Hospital 'Y4'/\ human plane this is not ey admirable a

Commander Edward EX Do I pct'k. t USN, quality. There are many people who appear

Naval Commanding Air Gunners'Officer School lobe simil.i rto the chameleon in their habits ..

and attitudes. It all depends on which
Ct'mmander'lIlIa;; II..A htord, Jr.. USN.
Commanding; Of tIcer, (':: :'. way the wind is blowing. When in Home do .,
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove Sprint I c II(
as the Romans do, or when in Sodom do as ,

Commander Commanding Samuel Officer G.I MitchEll the Sodomites do. ';

Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Cecil: Field One of the most precious poeweitsions we haveis J

LI ut. Col.! Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Ret). our individuality. To lose this and become onlya
Commanding Marine Barracks Officer .M h! SeJ. at (astt' ... minor of the place where we are or the people

we are with at any particular moment is a signof
Lieut CoL William T. Ev'.nll! USMC (Ret). weakness. For he who is easily influenced is

Marine Commanding Aviation Officer DetachmentThe at the mercy of his companions, whoever they
AMUSEMENT'CALENDAR are and whatever standards they hold.

JAX AIR NEWS receive Camp Keeepaper Service Conformity is one of the strongest temptationsa
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited man faces. He who conforms may be socially

without St., permission N. Y. C. of CNS. War .Department 205 E42nd MAIN STATION acceptable but he may also be lacking in characterand

the attributes which make for greatness He
THURSDAY-"!. Old Chicago," Alice Faye, Tyrone IWer. A favorite
who can stand on his own two feet and differ
It's Your Duty To Vote I I motion picture of seteral baM>n,. ago with II fine cast com- to the with the crowd when the occasion demands it,

fetation. Climaxing the story U the great Chicago fire (ti). { "whose armor Is his! honest thought" is the mani
Since the outbreak of the present worldwide (ill URSDA Y, Student Officer' Auditorium only," .Mummv'h Ghost," I worthy of his salt. To do this the individual must
I Lon Chaney, Jr. .
conflict you've probably heard the ques- ) 'make evaluations between right and wrong and he
Sl'SDA'rake
It Leave It. Phil
or Baker Marjorie MasMm. Eddie
have code which to live.
must
a
tion asked many times, "what are we fight- n.'8n, Built around Phil Baker' radio Mum of the "same' name. This by
to with the of his
I Looking one courage convictions At
ing for?" There are many possible answersto novelty picture present clippings- from old moving picture which we may go to the Book of Genesis and ,
that but thing is the rightto Eddie K>an tries to identify in order to win enough money to engage
certainly one read of Joseph. Between the years! cf seventeenand :.
famous. obstetrician to attend hU wife .
ourselves at the polls in a free (7)) thirty he was a slave in a foreign land, a
express "
:MONDAY-"Mr. .
Skeffington' Bette Ua\I. ('I part of the time in prison.! Except for the ideals
and unhampered manner. emotional story about every woman' great fe r-growing old-
1
which he had brought from the old home back on
This year, with millions upon millions of I with a fine characterization by Bette Datfo a* a vain wife In love
the farm, he might have become only a drudge He #
potential voters in the armed services, the only with herself. Job Skeffington, her huslMtnd, U given: a warm avoided this fate by retaining his own code amongnew ",
vtmpathetlc portrayal b Claude Kains .
Navy is doing all it can to assure you the op- TUESDAY-1'h. Falcon in> Mexico," Tom(8)() Mona Marl. Another I people and in unfamiliar surroundings His

portunity to cast your ballot, no matter I exciting adventure of the Falcon filled l with thrill! and cu.len.e .- use to a place of respect and influence in that -1
land trsulted because he had a deep sense of light ,
(9)
where be.
: you: may
and and the to live it.
'
wrong by
Here on this Station, Lt. Comdr. Justin A. {VEDNESD.4Y-'t'he Seventh: Cross!." Spencer| Tracy, Sign llafcto. An courage ..

Shook has been named the Voting Officer and absorbing story about the escape of seven men from a German concentration Joseph held' fast to his Ideal for .!>.. had faith
camp iHfortthe war, with SH-II| '.T '''rae', pla>InK one of i In the living (MM!. John Buclutn ha decrib I l an '
has set up elaborate machinery to guarantee the prisoners", and Signe Ilasso .ill a little inn maid with whom he atheiot an one "without any Invisible mean <>tI

every qualified voter the opportunity to so faIN' in love (11)). I I "l'llurt.| | .lo..eph'a life give* e\i Silence of one who 1 1I

had that hidden support Men nuty put on the

vote.As a free American it is not only your pri\-I D beomOOOOeaeeeeeOealsoee is this the honesty best policy is always" and forever I pressure' hut iod build. the Inner 1>Ya<", '. ,

We don't T> B Joseph! chose to live under the banner of God.
ilege but your duty to vote. g breezes "Yes. father" agreed the youth.
HOW you vote, but vote. In fact, that's one c go "And. by the way" added the Every man has to choose the colors under whichhe
e shall live.\ None better has been found
of the fortunate in having in II old man "I would advise you to : ever
things we are Salty Humor From
g read little than the banner' of the living Get{}. Choc.Kt tlsI
up a on the law. It will
this great democracy-the right to vote by g Here And ThereNet o13B amaze you to discover how many I way -- and then don't change your colors

..
secret ballot, without anyone telling ;you for I BOORaaeaaeauOeo.a.1 things; you can do in a businessway ':: -- -

whom you must vote. I and still be honest"
'k
WhoEnsign >
J Radio
Navy ProgramsTliritSOAY
If you fail to exercise your right to ballot : Sailor, go wash your Potent Pre"erlptk.n

;you are being derelict in your duty 'as a cit- face and neck -
I Patient : "Doctor, what I need "Something for the GIr.-WM( )7N-I'H5'
uen. If you are dissatisfied with what is Sailor: Neck who, sir? I is something to put me in fighting "Satlt'adlln.WJIIi.. IR.5-IA40

going!: on in public office or if you are displeased -' Reaaon Enough ---- I trim. Did you put anything like "'t'he Flrtt Line" W. tnrs. (('8o ) yj 00-2230

with the policies of some particular that in this! prescription ?" FIUDAYT.
"Why do little bees buzz? -
individual it is duty to cast a ballot I' Doctor: "No. You will finJ that .
your "Wouldn't you buzz if some sailor S. Marine Hand"-UMAX (NBC) 1230 1245
in the
which, in your mind, will rectify the wrongs stole your honey and nectar?" bill. "Na\y Newt,"-UMAX 1750-17511

which exist.If I -- I "Naty lI.aellln.-WJIU. 1 5-1MI
Sums G irDentM "Something for the (iirU"-UMAX 19to-19U
on the other hand, you are pleased with I OpportunityThe : "I'm sorry, but I'm all "Meet Your N.v)"-UJIII' (Blwr) 2030 2100
the manner in which the public officeholdershave auto roared, pounded and out of ga.MUAVE SATUHDAY.
then wheezed to a dead on a
carried out their duties it is incumbentupon stop in chaJrYe god! Do "_ "
lonely road."I "Women In 111.* UJIIP (Blu) 1400-1430J6OO
you to show them that you are backing wonder," wondered the sailor dentist pull that i.M Muff ,t:" "Boot Camp l'ara.k"-WMIUI'US' ) -1625

them by casting: your ballot in the elections. "what that knocking could have Early Fall Kxpe<>(e4] \a\y Bulletin Board"-U'I'lHJ
1730
(Mutual) 1705-
How often have we heard some "soap box"orator teen ? The limb out on which I is Hit "Na\'y U'Ing.,"-UMAX xoo0-2090
'Could it be, queried his blonde
ler biittler,
shooting the breeze about conditionsin get
compcnion, "the knock of opportunity 8l'NlAY-
---- JSn
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our government yet, upon investigation, it ?" "Bluejatket Clioir"-UMBR (CBS) 1100-1 ISO

was discovered that he hadn't even taken the ,I __ NEW BOOKS "America in the AlrH-UMBIl' (CBS) MOO-IMO

ballot. If interested in "Pax-lfk. t.r-W.JAX (NBC) 2330-2400
time to cast a you are Equaliur
..
I win.." AMrMge .... TW Sea Katie MONDAY
"Ah
the welfare of your country you should vote. Botkin, el. _
'Uhat )wh got?" ''IT. S. Na,y Bund"-UMAX (NBO) 1230 1245
interested in that -A
If not sufficiently Treasury of
you are 'Three aced'" AnterU-an }'ulkloreromfl.Id "BUI Nail, BIwejiMket l"tanl.-
welfare) to cast a ballot then you have no "No you don't. Ah win." \\'M IUt 1630-1645

right to criticize or censor any of the steps "{1'ltat juh got ?" Cot-What. Became. of Anna Bolton "Va y NewV*-UJAX 17 -1765IMS
. 'quo eight and a raptor." Triumph of Treason ".Va\'y Headline UMIIP -1840lt
' taken\ by public officials duly elected by citizens Crane The -
I "}'uh slio do. How come J lIb selucky. Applegree Cat "Something for the SO-1W5
who went to the polls and voted. !" tireenbieLincoln's-

The Navy is expending no little effort in I Daughter of Mercy '
"Something for
.. the ilrl.-\\'MIUI{
providing the opportunity to cast a banotthis Just Blew lIad..1 ( rl"" tlal Navigation I "Band -I'H.
you t
Ilecht A (rude) for the bedevil !
;year. Again we emphasize, we don't care S2c: Sir. the bugler it mining. II.)land..r .ling (CBS)
Power
HOW you vote, but VOTE. Ensign: Where do you think be 1lclnnea Whll.> Still We l.he "s IU'y 1I..a.d llalt'i't"' _UMIIP 1835-IMO

-_____ .-r- I... ]McNithoK. ('ru "AkU Your Sa\-WJlUa :2100.-2130
Weather
vCongratulationsl S2c: I dunno-he just Mew. Hall of !
Uellman .... ... A Bowl of Bras, Muntrcunua"-11'l'UQ
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(Mutual) 2230 2300
-- '-
Wasteful WKDNK8DAY
-
WAVES on this Station celebrated then- Sweet little thing: ,.It'.. sham- "Navy XewKM-UMAX 1760-1755

second anniversary in a fitting manner this ful the way you Mart making 114t"I" I I Divine Services 1 "Sa\)' 111"04111"-\\.1111- 135-IMO

week High ranking Navy officials are loud t tt at me after a half dozen drinks." I
Soldier: ""'hat'.. shameful about
in their praise of the work the women have lhat*. I [From
Prateataa' nup..l: Murcia H.ad ud Other PapersPasco's J
Accomplished to date. Sweet thing: "Wasting' five BirmUtbani AVCBU.

However, in looking back on the work of .drinks" C730. -Holy CommunIon

the WAVES during the past two years we -- .1O-nt'l'rult" Dlvlne Center aeitice. congratulations to the Navy for the win-
J 2 JralnlnR Divine
ervlce
Tou Cautious ao-Sunday School email ning of the Bond Drive of the Northwest Navy stations -
think one of the highest compliments we'veheard )04 -<>neral chapel We feel achievement
Molly: "Did you was by a veteran Chief, who, in com- ride with Jerry? ]145- ; leivke. for the Navy base is very close to our hearts.

menting upon the work of a WAVE in his Polly: "No he waa too cautious Birinlneb CaUlolle ('hapel Avenue: .1..tI. Besd Sad And we take great gratification over the victoiy

Department, said, "I was against it. I didn't -he just hugged the .hort'1' C30-Mass.07CO for that %cry icason. It waa a notable victory and
-Ma one that we inntlping
II. can all prize. We had some "small part
want anything to do with the WAVES. But ilone'.ty t (030-f"IO-Mass. the Navy to win and the Navy sales went

this girl I've got in my department has fold A back president was giving I 1HO-Mans.Maw. far to fill our in the Navy." as knows 1700-Mass.Cbrlklian -- The Pasco Herald.
me on women anyone some fatherly advice to his eon F "Unr. Fertltet .
M.UII o *
a veteran chief is pretty hard to sell. who was about to go; to another 'Koad Sea mrml.tb.ui A".ue, The
1100-Snwll chaptl. editor cf "Tally-Ho" has! received a letter _
And so we add our congratulations to thoseof part of the country to engage in Jewish, Henkel' Mutla Read ..d commendation fiom G. A. Eubank, Coordinator for
himself."Son .
scores of others on the occasion of the second business," for aid the father, '.'what I |I53<) B11SR.-sabbath**"1.1"\"* Ice(small chapel|). War Honda, Na\y Department, Washington, D. C.

anniversary of the WAVES and wish for went to impress upon you at the 2000-Rabbath service Friday) in irgaid. to our Independence] Day War Bond Cam
(MO-Devotion* (Saturday). paign.
them continued success. beginning of your business career 1000-Ecvellons (Sunday/ Cecil Field, Tally-Ho.











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JAX, AIR NEWS Page Five

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Republican Candidates Navy Is Adept At I Democratic Candidates IFRANKLIN



Saving Nazis If e J J .
1

I rIi It's NecessaryComdr.


Custer Took Pistol r

Bullet From Neck Of One

Who Tried To End Life I R 1 ,

Comdr: Jasper L. Custer, eye- 1

I ear-nose-and-throat specialist at ,
j main dispensary, is one officer who -
S has proved that the U. S. Navy

: is just as proficient In saving
German lives as It is in taking

them,
o There Is one very important requirement -
,, however: the Germans
,# saved must be full-fledged, 100 t
\ percent prisoners of .war.
__ I Cmdr. Custer acquired his German -
saving reputation last Jan- I '

uary when a small boat pulled up I [@
THOMAS E. DEWEY JOHN W. BRICKER alongside the carrier upon whichhe .
Governor of New York Governor of Ohio' was serving on Atlantic anti. D. ROOSEVELT hARRY S. TRUMANof
for President lot Vice-President sub patrol.In t of New York Missouri
-- - --- the boat was a group of Nazi for PrefliidentKeystone for Vice-President

Combatant prisoners, taken from a submarinethat
Sink Sub
ShipsIn Help
had been sunk the night be-
fore. had been HeightsIs Quiz Contest
They picked up bya
During FirstOperation destroyer and were being trans-
Navy Tripled ferred to the carrier for safekeeping (QUESTIONS PHINIKL ON
and medical care Scene Of Gala PAGE 3)ANSWERS)

Since 1940The I Among the prisoner wan the
July The team of a Navy torpedo tf-boat commander himself, who
bomber plane which sought out the surprised medical officers by revealing Picnic 23rd JulyThe 1. Alexander the Great, Julius

United States Nawj on Au- enemy and engaged a submarinein that when the submarine Caesar and King Tut.
gust 18, will triple the number Its first operation from an escort was sunk he had tried to kill big? event in Accessories 2. A, "Annabel Lee," by Edgar
of combatant ships it had in the carrier in the Atlantic has himself by firing a pistol Into Division last week was the highly Allan Poe."
fleet on July 1, 1940, with the been decorated at the Naval Air his mouth. Miraculously he wan successful picnic held at Gold B, "Patterns, by Amy Low.
completion of the destroyer escort Station, Norfolk, Va., by Rear Ad- till alive and conscious. I Head Branch State Park, Keystone ell.
USS CRADY. miral Albert R Read, USN. ,I X-rays were taken immediately.They Heights, Florida, on Sunday, July C, "Sonnet on his Blindness: : ,"
The team consisted of Lieutenant showed the the bullet had 23rd. The party was given for by John Milton.
When building the Navy began in its intensive Wilbert Alan Lyons USNR, and entered the German's mouth, pierced -! Naval Personnel and their guests, D, "Grass," by Carl Sand
program July, 1940, Foch Clinton McKee aviation and financed the Welfare Department burg.E .
it had in the fleet 383 combatant radioman the back wall of his throat and by -
USNR. The former received finally lodged In his pine near Vital statistics on the "To the Virgins. To Make
ahlps.I Completion of the GRADY "
barring additional the Distinguished Flying Cross, the base of the brain. I event are that more than 125 attended Much of Time, by Robert
; any combat and McKee was recipient of the Air "Practically everyone on our 15 pounds of boiled and Herrick.
losses and failure to
of the ships listed for complete any Medal. ship wanted that bullet for a souvenir I roasted frankfurters were consumed 3. Slingln Sam Baugh is a foi-
completion Lieut. about 10 dozen hard boiled ward star for the
before August 18 will Lyons upon making contact says Comdr. Custer "butas j passing pro
triple this with the surfaced submarine 20 pounds of 1, Washington Redskins Others
total. senior medical officer It was eggs potato chips ( are
I instantly maneuvered to attack, my job to get the bullet out I 20( cases of beer, and 10 cases of Slammln' Sam Snead, golfer;
Total vessels of all types in the disregarding the anti-aircraft fire and therefore my privilege to keepit. Coca Cola, besides assorted cold 'Slambo Sambo Leslie, old New
Navy have increased much more put up by the U-boat, and forced J This suited me, because I cuts potato salad, olives, pretzels, York Giant first baseman; and
rapidly due principally to the addition lit to submerge. Then Lieut. Lyons wanted it for a souvenir too. II bread rolls, and fruit i i Singin' Sam is a singin' man).
I
of numerous amphibious and McKee directed surface craft I "The. operation Itself was nothing -. From noon, when the first guests 1 5. Edelmlro Farrell.
I
vessels On June 30, 1944, the I into sound contact with the submarine to get excited about," Dr. I arrived until 8.30 that evening, 6. Nautical mile 6080.20( feet;
Navy had more than ten times the The submersible was subsequently Custer insists. "Trying to disrupt', the crowd participated in baseball land mile 5280 feet.
number of craft of all classes, ex- I destroyed. I' the tissue as little as possible, I i I swimming, fishing and boat- I j 7. 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
clusive of small landing craft and ----a simply took the bullet back ,out ing, and many a land-locked sail-:'1 8. Peter Peter; pumpkin eater;
small yard and district craft thatit the hole it had made when it went or and Wave who had never been I Peter Piper; pickled peppers; Simple
had in commission on July 1, : Means of ReceiptingFor in. My eye-ear-nose-ahd-throat afloat earned their water wings i Simon. pie.
1940. During the fiscal year which I experience was a valuable aid to and purple heart when they lost 9. England, France China.
closed June 30, 1944, the number of : Registered Mail me in doing the job successfully" their ships from under them. | 10. 1932.
Naval craft of all types approximately -I for Yard Only a local anaesthetic was I I The great success of the event
Receipts
doubled. Mail transmitted Registered the Station I II used for the operation, and the was attributed to the members of | the Bluejackets from NATTC. Even -
The number I' on I the senior and enlisted committees, in defeat tho the Guardsmen
of Navy planes on must be made in triplicate but if German was conscious!! during i
hand at the close of the last fiscal ) communication at the entire proceedings. Junt before who made all arrangements, and had something to be proud of. It
I a originates or
year was almost 20 times the I id addressed to Air he went on the table he confessed who arrived at the scene hoursI was the pitching of their sensation-
number an Auxiliary I I early to get everything in readi- '''al rookie hurler Willis "Skin"
hand
on on July 1, 1940. Station or the Naval Air Gunners that his act had been an
Tire number of planes on hand I School Yard Mail extremely foolish! one, and admitted ness. | Lloyd. Lloyd gave up a total of
Registered receipts -
more than doubled during the shall be made in that If he didn't come j Senior Committeemen Included 3 hits, only one of which figured
1943-44 fiscal I quadruplicate Lieut. N. R. Willis, Accessories in the scoring. Lloyd showed hid
: year. I j'I it has been announced. All through it would b* hU own |
The fault. Division Officer; Ens. Donald E. l ability very clearly in the 6th inning -
Navy had no advance base Yard Mall communications
,I I registered "Even after we began workingon I Diehl; ; J. Potfay, ACCMI; M. J. ; when Charley Woodail led
program activity under way on must be sealed and show the r
Hupka ACMMI C. C. Davis ,off with 3 base hit. At this
19. I II him he kept making ringed : a
July 1, () From a modest beginning I name and address of the sender In I I'the
I I' ACMM; P. J. Couzzl, ACMMP point, Lloyd took command of the
late in 1940( the advance upper left hand coiner of the motions with a finger pointed at I ;
his and O. D. Jones, ACOM situation and made the next 3 hit-
base program has now to I' head as though to say be must I
grown envelope.
one,of the Navy's major activities.The > ---. ... have been crazy to try such a I, On the Enlisted Committee wereR. ters pop up for easy outs, while
O. Gordon. AMMI Ic A. E. Nelson Woodail remained anchored
to
value of work in place at i thing, says Comdr. Cu ter. "He : ; -
< AMMI Ic W. E Schneider third base and did not With
Navy advance bases more than Commercials was not disappointed at all whenwe ; ; score.
doubled during the fiscal ( pulled him through." SpT( ) lc; V. C. Grauso AMMI2c the addition of "Skin" Lloyd to
just closed. year .'OR SALE': % For the record the bullet the t ; D. J. Vack, AM 2c; L. J. Mach I'i' an already brilliant pitching staffof
_. i Hollywood box spring and Innerspring German used was fired from a I AMM 2c; E J, Reidler. AMMI "Monk" Whitehart Eddie
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--- and moisture; mattress pl'o-<)ttatnles r. Prewar* steel Sxl2 xra germ* 7.55 millimeter pistol, similar to'' 2c; Winifred T. Frize. Y 2c: Lillian :'Lyons, and Richard Kersey the

Sept. IS-Oct. IS Set lug and end table, maple: 3 way floor an American .32. I Harklnson, AMM 3c; D. D'j I Guardsmen are well fortified with
lamp: 1 Duncan Fife maple dinette "Ordinarily a shot from a pistol DiBenedetto, AMMI 3c. W. pitchers for the coming "stretch
''As Christmas Mail Month net All; In 1 good:porcelain condition.top kitchen Phone 2.9010 table, of that caliber would blow a I I Dunbar, AM 2c, was In charge of drive" for the pennant.Congratulations .
434.2: Tlmuquana Road. man's head off," Comdr. Custer I the public address system. I to Francis R.
WASHINGTON (CNS) The One 5-plec kitchen let $12-one prewar explains. "The German was not I Isbell, William R. Freund, Harold
Army Postal Service has issued a day bed complete SIS One HotPoint O maamaammammnaamamammo, P. Rawson, Albert E. Schemfeldt.
electric clothe dryer 3213 A. only extremely lucky in that the II
call to CIa overseas urging them Blair. Dewey Park. bullet hit nothing vital, but he i Yard Dept g Johann Harold Fultz Lawrence
to tell the folks back home to post I Would like ell equity I In 1914 Ford was lucky in that it was not fir- I..1. Gobelile. Joseph F. Borowsky,
GI Christmas mail from 2-dooi. Contact Tiuelocfc' M F? AOM 'Ralph R. Belcher Neil G.
September Zahn.
;Jc Phone 8J21-Barrack* 67 ed with nearly the force that a' i News jj
15 to October 15. W.\NTKI) bullet of that caliber normally and John W. Charlesworth, all
During this period, which will I Apartment or small house, furnishedor "No-one known.exactly: IS'j faaaanaaaaaanaaaaaaaaaai I members of the CommandantsBand
be known as "Christmas Mail unfinished by permanent civilian, limited the bullet's force, but We are glad to see that Ensign upon their recent promotions -
before August :22 Call extension 759 or
Month" for soldiers Christmas I J-iK>7a.! K hggeit. ballistic expert who examined It Charles McCrae of the Yard Of- ; to Chief Musician.
packaged may be mailed overseas IOST later contended that It had been fice I,rapidly recovering from the i,( ---iI-
without the presentation of a request I Brown wallet. belonging! to David R sabotaged In manufacture, thus effects of his recent visit with the 'Or Satch Still Whiffs 'Em
Green S2o Flndei I the
please return
from the soldier. Gift It coefficient.
: pack- reducing explolv dentist. I
Identification Card and keep the !
ages will be accepted for mailing I money. S24 Freemont St., Jackson ." The Seaman Guard baseball Satchell Paige, often referredto
pnly within the present limitationsof ville Unfortunately, the story of team continues to roll along at the I as baseball's greatest negro
weight and size-five pounds in POUND Comdr. Custer and the German'' top of the Station league although pitcher, i is still throwing the horse-
weight and 36 inches in length and ding One band Tevo, and wiUt one watch Florida: one East:gold Coast wed- bullet has a slightly unhappy end- they were tripped up Monday by hide by the batters. In a game
girth combined and only one such Railway tkket which" are being held ing in that the bullet was lost _. I[ at New York early this month,
package will be accepted from at the Lost Property Office ndeI"I when his ship was sunk several and one outfit of oil-soaked clothIng 1 he lost a 3 to 2 decision while
S the same person to the same ad- i of delivered the Station to the cost owner Office upon Identlfl-be months later. But the commander so he reasons things didn't hurling for the Kansas City Mon-
dreildee during any one week. I' cation I himself escaped with his life end up too badly. I latchs. but whiffed 15 batters.
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Page Six_ JAX AIR NEWS 3 August, 1944



Flier Ace Set To Stop Stars Again Softball Team Is Fliers Need Win Over Stars


In First Place Tie To Regain Lead In Series.

With Lee FieldA ,

victory over the Naval Air Bob Vickery, AMM Ic, who has been the only Air Sta-

Qunners School and an even split tion hurler to turn back the St. Augustine Coast Guard Stars '.

In a pair of'games Naval with Lake Air City Sta.. this season, a feat which he accomplished on two occasions,
NAS boosted the number three on Francis Field in
decision the
tion Softball team Into a first placetie will try for

with Lee Field NAAS In the I Ancient City Friday when the Fliers meet the_ Stars_ .at 3 p. m.

+ r \ NAOTC northern sector league. : Vickery nas cuviueu ma iriumpns,
"
tl' "Sarge" Carrigan hurled the 3 From SSA I beating the Stars on Mason Field,
to 2 triumph over NAGS aid :om- Battler 3 to 2 and on Francis Field, 2 to 1.

( bined efforts with Merle Condoto In both games, he gave up five
beat Lake City, 5 to 4. Stan hits.

I Polntex was the losing pitcher In I In recent games, two Flier out

Lake City's, 4 to 1 triumph over fielders have shown considerable
NAS with six errors by his team- Both youngsters
batting prowess.
to the
mates contributing heavily ,
t in the game, Bill McCloskey, right
defeat. fielder and. Dave Bride, center
hitters for NAS duringthe
Leading fielder are delivering at the platein
,
Steinhoffer, Reynolds
week -
were:
Durmott, Murphy, Polntek a manner which makes it hardto
them out of the regular
keep
and Slater.In .
other games during the creek, : 4 lineup.
N 4R NAGS knocked off the league lead Bride got his big oportunity

ers, Lee Field NAAS, 4 to 3 and ; I'I when Edo Vannl, the polished ex.
Mayport duplicated NAGS' feat (' Seattle star, went on leave and
has played brilliant ball, both offensively -
,.k) a by the same score. I'
St. Simons Island NAS tooka and defensively. Mc-

i .d close game from Mayport, 2 to 1. I Clos'cey, a nowerfullv built lad, ""
Cecil Field NAAS whitewashed St. can hit a long ball and is the pos

Simons NAS 3 to 1, but St. Simons sessor of a great throwing arm.
F snapped back to beat Cecil, 3 to 1. Against the Jax Coast Guard
< Standings last Tuesday, Bride drove in two
W. L. runs with a single to left which

Bob Vickery, AMMlc, who has twice hurled the Fliers to victory May Field Jacksomllle NAAS 6 6 4 4 broke a four to four tie and sent

over the St. Augustine Coast Guard Stars, newly crowned State '' NAS 5 4 the Fliers into the lead which
semi-pro champs, Is Lieut. Marty McDonough's nominee for the NAGS 5 5 I' he ball game. In the same
fifth meeting between the teams Friday in St. Augustine, The Star- St.Lake Simons City NAS Island NAS 4 4 5 6 contest McCloskey got three out

Flier contest will be the highlight of a Coast Guard Day celebration.In Cecil Field NAAS 4 6 of four at the home dish.

games played this season, each team has won two. i=j| The Flier double play combina.I .

I I tion of Alf Anderson and Eddie

How Do You Male VF 4 Officer Sets Lyons continues' to spark the infield -

with able help from reliable
New Push-Up Mark2nd ; Don Cross at third and smooth

Out On ? vi fielding Harrison Wickel on the
Quizzes Lt. John D. Conerly, of Weiner returned
initial Buddy
bag.
Squadron VF 4, Flight 472, broke p
i to the lineup as a pinch hitter after
the Station student officer push
Here's Another up record when he turned in a Continued on rage Seven

mark of 64 during the past week.
1. One of these nicknames be- The old record established by Fliers 3-St.'us 2

longs to a great pitcher, anotherto Ensign F. W. Atchley has stood Coad Guard Air Statlos .

a famous base stealer, the remaining since April. Henry Beshera, of Ship's Store ab.h.o.a.3 1 1 3'Qrldect ab.h.o.a.Mutletto.2b 4220
three to home run hitters. The record shattering officer Ashore, will battle Bob Ash, Ollv ,lb 4 0 6 0 Colgan.c 4 :2 ::5 0
Can you identify (a) the Iron hails from Beaumont Texas, wherehe Army welterweight, Friday nighton KlelnlIs 4 0 2 r. Cr05I1,3b 3 0 0 1

Edmund Walsh. Y2c Horse, (b) the Beast, (c) the played high school baseball and the Victory Smoker card 8t Prldec vens,1f 4 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 Anderanll L'ons.2b 3 3 0 1 3 1 1l1ucaro.d 3

By Hacker, (d) the Great One, (e) the tennis. At Del Monte pre-flight, when the Station boxing team 4 1 1 0 WOOdallU 3 0 1 0
There's a little story behind Wild Horse? he excelled in boxing and track. makes Its debut against Camp PoII.3b 3 1 20 Wlckellb 30150Kasld.rt

the game story of the last St. 2. These men were all heavy- He is five feet eight inches tall Gordon Johnson In the Mason Swalmp 3 1 0 1 0 4 C 1 Vlckery.p M'Clskyrt 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2

Augustine Coast GuardNavalAir weight champions. By the num- and weighs 140 pounds. Field ring at 1930. Ladep 1 0 0 1

Station baseball meetingin bers, do you remember (a) the Totals 315 2.4 ti Totals 285'27 3
Manassa Mauler, (b) the Fighting : Johnson Boxers Start 020 000 000-2

the Ancient City. Marine, (c) the Boston Strong Boy, Camp Fliers Runs Bucaro. Doll, McClosky 002 001,OOx Bride-3

A story we heard from one of (d) Gentleman Jim? 2. Errors Woddall. Runs batted In,

the Stars goes like this. Comdr. 3. Which of the following is a Meet NAS Team. Friday Doll Kasld. Bride, Colgan, Lyons. Two hits
DolSacrifice
J. P. Crowley, of the CoastGuard great football player? (a) Singin'Sam Swalm base hits, CTOM.Bride Double plays.I Swalm to

called his boys together (b) Slingin' Sam, (c) Slam- Ten action-packed bouts will highlight the Victory Smoker' Klein and Olive Klein, Mufoletto and
before the game and a Ia the late min' Sam, (d) Slambo Sambo. Olive. Left on bases Coast Guard 4. AirStation
card Friday night as the newly-formed Station boxing team 5. Hits, oils Swalm 5 In 5 Innings
Knute Kockne produced an unsigned -
4. One of the following has four Vickery 5 In 9. Lad 0 In 3.
post card which contained feet, three have two and one had makes its debut against Camp Gordon Johnson's Army Bares: on balls, off Swaim I, Vickery 1,
the very brief message, "The no feet at all. Distribute the feet boxers. Lade 1. Struck out by Swaim 3. Vick
cry 5. Lade 3. Hit by pitcher. McClos
Navy thinks you're lousy. among (a) Big Bill, (b) Big Six, Lieut. Eddie Adams, NAS box- key by Swalm Winning pitcher Vick-
At this point the Commander Stars brief 2 hours. Doherty (P),
reportedly gave the a the Big Train. go three rounds with two min- game Umpires
Kennedy B .
talk and told them to out ( )
pep go ute rounds.
5. Which of these names belong
and show If they were good. to prize fighters and which be- : : On the card will be the flashy I Stars 9-Fliers 3Totals
The flna score was 9 to 3 In
long to cheeses? (a) Campolo, f Norman Evansen, AMM3-C, Car- AIr Station Coast Guard
the
of the Stars
favor evening
season's series at two games (b) Reggiano, (c) Paolino, (d) ribean Navy champ whose ama- ab 3 0 oia nllaro.ef ab.h.oeBrldect 4 2 3 0

On Friday the two Gorgonzola. teur fight record Is sixty-one triumphs Blttnerp 1 0 1 t Ollve.lb 5 210 0
apiece. and Colganc 2 4 Klelnas 2111McCullghe
teams play In St. Augustine and Answers To ,ports Quiz 1938 Evansen only two setbacks. In 2 g 2 A Woodrf 4 0 1 1
this time we'll tip off Lieut. 1. The Great One (Dizzy Dean) won the 1939 Dia- Cross,3n 4 2 0 4 Muntto,2b 5>> 2 3 3
Marty McDonough, Flier manager was the fog ball pitching star of mond Belt championship while a Lyons.2b 4 2 2 : Prlde.c 4 3 1 0
a r middleweight. He is one of the Andersonas 1 0 Stevens it i 1 8 0Woddaillf
i t
In ad'ance.-It's your turn the St. Louis Cardinals' famed Gas i 1 Kasld.it 0 0
to go the post card stunt one House Gang of 1934 The Wild few fighters to work un from Wlckellb 4 1 9 ( Buck,3b 3 2 2 2
better. Horse( Pepper Martin) was base featherweight to heavyweight McClskyrf 4 1 1 7 Dlg&p 4 1 0 3

stealing and belching champion of Jack Lucarclli, N\S middle Daldwlnp Mlllerp 0 2 0 0 0 0 C 0)

When the Fliers meet tough opposition the same team. The Iron Horse weight who beat Bill Ramroth, Vannld 2 0 0 (I

on the football field next (Lou Gehrig), the Beast (Jimmy NATTC champ and victor over his 3692tllTotala| 33152710"

fall, the time will have arrived to Foxx) and the Hacker (Hack Parris Island opponent, will give Air Station 100 000 020-3
take the wraps off Bill Leckonby, Wilson) were three of the greatest fans a chance to see the left Jab Coast Guard 410 310 OOx-9
home hitters the has .I* and hook which won him acclaim Runs 3, Olive Klein
run mfn'2.nu\
a veritable Count Fleet of the game 2. it McCullough I ,
gridiron.In ever known. against Ramroth. Cross. Errors Anderson. Buck, Pride.
three seasons with the Brook- 2. The Manassa Mauler (Jack Buddy Thomas, welterweight, Runs batted In. Lyons Muffoletto,
Pride 2. Wood 2. Kasld. Duck Klein.
will
also
lyn Dodgers pro team, Leckonby Dempsey), the Fighting Marine sport NAB colors. Thomas Home runs, Buearo. Klein, Sacrifice
distinguished himself as one of the (Gene Tunney), the Boston Strong was lightweight Golden Gloves hits Klein.I Stolen I 'bases. Muffoletto.
truly great runners and kickers of Boy (John L. Sullivan) and Gen- champ' in' Washington, D. C., in '39, Olive Double plays Klein. Muffoletto and
Colgan and Anderson
40 and 41. ; Wickel
the National League. At left half- tleman Jim (Corbett) all were Lyons and Wickel. Left on bases, Air
back, he alternated with Ace holders of the heavyweight crown. Lieut Adams has these boys for Station 5 Coast Guard 10. Hits, offBaldwin
Parker, playing the second and 3. Slingin' Sam (Baugh) is for- the nucleus of his team and sev- 5' In, 1 inning Miller 7 In !5 In
flings Bases 1,
eral on balls, off Baldwin
Fourth quarters of the games while ward passing champion of the promising youngsters whom Biggs, Miller 5 Bittner. Struck out. by
Parker performed In the first and Washington Redskins. Slammln' 4 pMarvin he hopes will develop into good Biggs Miller 2, Blttner. Wild pitches
third. Sam (Snead) is a top-flight golf. fighters. Baldwin, Winning Ptlcher. Blgxis losing
pitcher, Baldwin Time of ,
He played one season under Lt. er, now in the Navy. Slambo "All of our boys have been 1:40.: Umolres, Oman (P), Versa game(B).
Comdr. George (Potsy) Clark and Sambo (Leslie) is the old New working out conscientiously at the Fliers 11-Jax Coast Guard 4
two under Lt. Comdr. Jock Suth- York Giants' first baseman. Singin sports pavillion each afternoon."

erland, both of whom are now in Sam is a Bingin' man. said the husky coach. "They all I lax Coast Guard. Air Station. .
4. ab''h o a ab''h o a I"
the Navy. Big Red has four feet. He'sMan love to box and that's the kind of pustnce If 4010) Vannl.cf 2 0 0 O
o' War. Big Bill (Tilden), boy we want to the Conroy,3b 3221 Brlde.cf 2110
represent
Big Six (Christy Mathewson) and ," Station Hoffman.cf 4150 3171
Arrangements are underway to Barocco Anferan..s:
0
210 ? 3 1 1
The Train Walter Johnson
hold the Fliers annual baseball Big ( ) Five of the bouts Dulaneyc 3010 Lyons,2b 4101
have two feet apiece and Big Ber- n will be in the Muhl.If I 2230 Cross,3t> 2025
this Instead of a
dinner early year. tha has none. She was a cannon middleweight class with the fol- Fklund.lb! 3041 Woddall.If 2000
waiting until the end of August used by the Germans to shell Parisin s lowing listed; Jimmy Wismer A' Wltkaki,2b 1023 Wlckel.lb' 2181
when their schedule will termi- Gwlzskip 1001'McClsky.rf 4310
and R, vs. Bill
the last Williams 155 lbs. Cacoro.
war.
: p 100 1 1 Mlller.p 1011
nate, the Fliers will be feted at 5. Campolo and Paolino were I Clyde Perry, Seaman Guard, vs, xCrant 100 ClWhitehrt.p. 1102'zWIener

the Windsor hotel next Wednesday fighters. The other two are i' Joe Padilla, ,1M lbs.; Marvin I. -I' -0000

night. cheeses. I Reid, Physical Training, vs. John IITotals 25818tTotaI| 26 9 21U
VIOfficers' I Hruby, 148 lbs; Jack Lucarelli, Batted for Conroy In 7th.zbatted .
Monk \Vhllehart, one of the Physcial Training for Miller In !StrJax -.
newest additions to the Station League I vs. Thomas Coast Guard 310 000 04

baseball team, and EdJie Lyons Squadron VF 5 I W 5 L 0, ;.. Continued on Page Seven Air Runs Station, Conroy. Hoffman 012, 161 Baracco.0-11

played high school ball together. Wltkowskl l, Woddall. Anderson Cross,
Operations 3 1 Held, S2c, of Ph'sl'alTraInIng' Steuber Is At
After graduation Whltehart VPB 2 (2) 4 2 Ottumwa Bride 2, olaan, Wickel! McClosky 2
one of Lieut. Eddie Weiner Error. Runs battedn
Dulaney
Squadron VO-VCS 3 3
went to the University of North Squadron VF 4 2 2 Adams' new and promising prospects Aviation Cadet Bob Steuber, ex- Barocco, Muhl, Miller, Conroy.
CaroFna while Lyons ventured Missouri All-American Wickel 2, Bride 2-
Supply Comm saary 0 4 will get a chance for a real and Chicago 2. Colgan.' Lyons
Into organized ball with the Assembly pnd Repair' 0 4 Bear star, is now taking Two-base hrl.t8Muhf.orn Anderson
pri. Three
p.
Station Baseball(2nd scrap when he takes on Johnny I base run, Lyons.
Charlotte 1I0r ets. Hruby, Camp Gordon Johnson mary training at the U. S. Naval Sacrifice hits Gwizdowskl Colgan. Stol
has "beena round) Station, Ottumwa, Iowa. en bases, Hoffman 2. Baro.xo. DoublePlays
"There says Lyons: Ll fighter, Friday night at 1930. Colgan and Anderson. Left on
Whltehart or a Lyons on the Seaman Guard 4 The fights are the headline attraction -t-: bases Jax Coast Guard 5 Air St"t'on
Winston-Salem high school for Bluejackets 2 1AeTTCRarlnes of the Victory Smoker Le Tho Records a Hits, off Gwizdowskl {{ Jn..1J.f in-
0 2 Speak '
ninqs. Miller 5 In 5. 2-3.
the last ten And I've
got
years. 0 1 show. Bobby Jones Whltehart 1 In 2. Bases on balls oft
a brother there now who Is a -- _UJ i "=!. won the National Gwlzdowikl 9. Miller 4. Struck out by
much better ball player than I Col. Bob Tennessee's Open golf tournament four times. : Gwlzdowtkl 1. Miller 3. Whitehall ij". .
Neyland, Ensign GregRice, Is coaching the.
N9, other golfer has won the Winning pitcher. Miller. Losing pitcher.,
when I In school. title
was was high I pre-war football coach Is overseas Merchant,Marine Cadet track.team more than twice since Gwl=dowAi. Time of game IJO. Umpire
I : ntlnued on Page Seven with an Army.Engineers' unit. at King Point, N. Y. I nament was inaugurated the In tour-1917 I' Hart (P), Lucareill f Continued on Page Seven





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3 August, 1944
JAX AIR NEWS
Page .Seven I


.j Last Minute Workout For NAS Boxers U-Boat Nemesis 't
... Navy Production Must Be
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.l, Disbands After .. Increased Declares BardAny I

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I ii) r r roii Proof Of Worth Early. Cessation Of War In Europe Will Not 'ttl

iI Slow Up Production Program Says Under Sec'ty.Even }(

Composite One Pioneered though the war in Europe may end before the close i(

Type Of Attacks Which of .1944 the Navy's production program will not be affected 'j'jI

Sub I I according to a statement recently issued by Ralph] A. Bard, ,,

i Squelched Warfare I Under Secretary of the Navy, in calling for stepped up out- j

Composite One first of the put in the days that are to come. 1

,,. United States Navy's "baby flat- "As loyal members of the great force which has been :J
I top" air squardrons and
a pioneer '
mobilized to
In carrier supply our fighting 1
U-boats -plane was operations disbanded against recently Beer AboardIs Navy," said Unde,Secretary Bard, .
"with the and
ships planes and :
after
establishing outstanding
an -
guns needed on the fighting fronts,
) .. ,- ",, '... -- '. -- record. Still Taboo. I feel that you are entitled to a 1.
-- ;: :: -- For its vigorous offensive action frank
,:- .: '' statement f m that Navyas 1
J. against U-boats last summer I. For U. S. Sailor to what are your future pros
"-- a which contributed to the sinking,
pects and obligations. To put it
rl/j :4;...-:: probable sinking or serious dam- When Vice Admiral II. K. in. one word it is work and
age of more subs than teamin Hewitt recently recommendedthat
I.rack Lucarelll, Ch. Sp. (A), of Physical Training, sinks a right into Naval history up to November any the U. S.. Navy lift its more work
leather bag held by Jimmy Wlsmer, AMMZc, .f A and R, as the ( 10, :'943, Composite One received, chipboard ban on beer In orderto The Nary's production program
NAS middleweights train for bouts with Camp Gordon Johnson as a unit of the USS Card Task bolster morale he started a Is still increasing1. The last
Friday night at Mason Field. The fights start at 1930. Group, the Presidential Unit Cita- nation-wide discussion on the six months of 1914 will show an
increase In
production of approximately
subject.The .

))1' & G Beats Personnel In 13th; VM Is'j' tion.But contributions the squadron's to the war important effort -. cross section Gallup of Toll Americans asked a first six months 10( per of cent 1914,over and the the

for the first
six monthsof
were not confined to Its "whether they thought all Navy program
Victim Of Docks-Ferries Softball 1945 will be approximately
In .
torpedo bomber and fighter men should be permitted to three
cent than the
plane attacks. Through its early have beer on board Navy per greater
: Ordnance and Gunnery and VM, leaders in the enlisted days, both prior: to and after ships?" The result: 46 per first six months of 19il.

men's softball leagues, found some tough opposition during Pearl Harbor, the unit served as cent said yes, 46 per cent said "At the present time we are

the past week but managed to hold their positions at the flying a trail and blazer fghtlng! in new technique.fields of no and 8 percent were undecid- naval short some establishments 30,000 workers, principallyon in the

: too of the.heap., Organized back in April 1941, ed.The Gallup Poll disclosed thata the Pacific Coast We expect
Personnel threw a scare intor VC-1 was the original squadron majority of urbanites! resi- I this production program will be
: the undefeated 0 and G combine, wald and Shofford, T 4. aboard the USS Long Island, dents In cities of 100,000 or carried out, and it is not expectedthat
making them go 13 innings before Kearn, Eierman, Fleming, Miller, prototype>> of the large fleet of more think it Is a good Idea the ending of the war In Eu-
bowing, 3 to 2. Condo of 0 and G, Edson and Evans, VPB 2 ((2)) ; American and British escort air- while a majority of farmers op- rope during this period will affect
tied up in a pitchers' battle with Polntek, Keough, and Werner, A craft carriers which have provedso pose beer at sea. this program Our battle of pro-
Wells, of Personnel, and thoughthe and R; Bronn, Storekeepers; Wex- successful both In the battleof From time Immemorial the duction will end only with the
former gave up 10 hits and the ler, Shanky, Shrout Blick and the Atlantic and in Pacific British "Tar" has received his defeat of Japan.
latter 14. All were fairly well Rhyan, Dispensary; Elder, Peter- operations. dally ration of "Nelson's Blood"* "This means that for the next
scattered over the extra Inning son and Curry, Dorsett and Cor- While on the Long Island, (rum) while at sea. However, year the Navy must rely upon the
contest.O rell, Barracks "D"; McLahonn and the squadron pioneered the art of the Gallup poll proved nothing civilian employees of its own naval
and G scored first getting two Hitt, C. C. Stewards; Brack and flying from this experimental con- and beer In still taboo aboard establishments and upon the work-
runs in the second inning but Per- Griffen, Parachute Loft; and Elder, verted carrier and helped solve the ship for Bluejackets in the U S. ers in the private plants and shipyards }
VPB 2 ((1)). many problems which always arisein Navy. of Navy suppliers througn-
National LeagueW. In the officers league, leading developing a new type of ship. out the country to keep our Pacific
L.O clubbers were: Howard, Kroll and I And, as the first aircraft squadronto operations going at top speed.As .
A and and R G 7 8 0 1 Stark, Operations; Schwer, Davidson operate from an escort carrier Production Of we approach nearer and near
Personnel 6 2 and Johnson, Supply; Selcher against U-boats, and later one of er Japan the tempo will increase
Dispensary 1 3VPB and Myer, A and R; Mykland and the most successful of the sub kill and the necessity for more and
Parachute 2 (2)Loft 6 6..4 4 Zimmer, VPB 2 (2) and Davidson. er groups, VC-1 pioneered and led Landing Craft more supplies available at the
VOVC3 3 4 Best pitchers of the week were: in the development of successful proper place and time will become
VPB 20) 3 5 Meros, Parachute Loft; Condo, 0 carrier plane tactics against sub- more and more vital to our suc..
Marine Barrack: 2 4 marines. Sets New MarkBack cess.
Roberts
Shrout
Storekeepers 2 7 and G; Dispensary;
Barracks U 2 9 Docks-Ferries; and Jarzynski, Despite the skepticism of many "We"therefore call upon all such
C. C. Stewards: 1 8 T.4. "doubting Thomases," who believed of the successful invasion employees, regardless of peace talk
American Leaguer -":!. the small carrier and its sin- thrusts of the United States Navy and developments in Europe, to
VM W.8 L-1 gle-engined planes could not cope in various parts of the world is a stick on their Jobs back up
1 T 4 8 2 The RunwayContinued with the U-boat the carrier task tremendous production of landing the Navy and prepare it to
Seaman Guard 5 2 group became one of the chief craft, for the half-way mark has pour on the Japanese the cumula-
;, Squadron Docks-Ferries VF 4 7 6 3 3 From Page Six factors in smashing the U-boat now been passed on the road to tive power of our fleet and our
Boathouse 1 3 If Eddie's brother is better campaign. Because of security the fulfillment of the previously production lines so that the
Coos-Bakers 0 5 than he Is, the younger Lyons reasons, the full story of this remarkable announced program of 80,000 of fleet will be effective and our soldiers -
0 5 development which VC 1 and sailors will the
Main Galley 0 5 ought to be a sure bet for the all types. have
Hospital 0 4 majors, for Second Baseman helped bring about cannot be told Completion of the presently au- necessary arms and ammunition to
Lyons of the Fliers, and Wash now. What happened, however, thorized program for landing craft take an instant advantage of the
fionnel came back to pick up the ington Senator property, has an was summed up in one sentence recently will bring the total to about 100,': opportunities which will be pre
-'q tying tallies in the sixth and excellent chance to make the by one of VC-l's veteran 000 vessels. sented to shorten this war.

seventh. Condo drove home the grade in the big show after the flyers, Lieut. Asbury II. Sallen- I To date 1,624,162 tons have been "While our over all demands
run which meant the ball game in war. ger, USNR. produced, representing 48,267 landing will show little if any material
the last "When we started, we were try-
of the thirteenth. craft. decrease there will of course
Leading hitters in the action The entire Air Station team ing to find and attack subs with As an index of the marked Increase be some terminations and here
packed contest, which saw Personnel learned with regret of Joe Becer- little more than a pair of" eyes anda in the production of land and there cutbacks based upon
have the bases full with no ra's death. The Mayport playerwas single depth charge, he said. ing craft, June, 1943, produced the changing: war conditions. Bas-
ti outs and unable to bring a runner well liked. In the last game "Now, "well it's almost an exact 56,289 tons; the figure rose to ed upon the program for the year
home, were Shields, Augustine, between the teams, Becerra romped science. 69,575 tons In November, 1913, ahead as we now see it, there
Condo, Cohen And Young for the home with the winning run. ":!. and in May, 1911, 197,901 tons should be Just as many workers
winners and Bowden, for the los- were produced. Three and a halftimes employed on the 1'avy production
ers. All got at least two hits. Sport Slants Lyn Warren, Sailors Know Lana the tonnage of landing program a year from now as there
h :h: the American League, Docks- NAS football player in 1911, is on craft Is now sliding off the ways I are at the present time. The Navy
Ferries knocked VM from the undefeated carrier duty in the Pacific To Wears SweatersSo as compared with a year ago. depends upon you-we know you
ranks with a 5 to 1 tri Jack Laken, promoter of the fights In one month now, as many land- will not fail."

umoh.! Roberts, winning hurler, downtown, goes the credit for the She'll Be Warm ing craft are being produced as
In a whole quarter previously.:
yielded Just two hits to the
pace showings, of the "Kings of The
makers while his teammates were Ring", movie at the Station. Continued From Page One The acceleration in the building Increased Naval
getting three combined with two I of landing craft got under way
: writer.
script
!.
Docks-Ferries errors and a string in November 1913. It has risen 1 Personnel GivenPresident's
of walks for a total of five runs Camp Gordon Johnson served WAVE Banach, a Chicagoan, .1 sharply to a crescendo reached in
as a bookkeeper for a department May 1944. Whether this will
:n other games played during Meets NAS Here Friday peak
store. OkayContinued
i
continue for time in actual
the week, O and G beat VPB 2 a prac-
Several
others have
(1), 2 to 0 and VPB 2, (2)), 6 to 4. Continued From Page Six In the quiz show appeared the in tice depends upon the develop- From Page One
A and R won over the Storekeepers Econimedls! 153 Ibs, and Garland during course ment of the war, Rear Admiral
of its eight-week run so far. Theyare vice Personnel will be transferred
Edward L. Cochrane USN
VF4 Chiefof
7 to 1 and over the Parachute Alexander, Squadron vs.
i Billy Reed, Y2c, of New York to duties resultof
Loft. 10 to 5. Dispensary thumpedthe George Gannon, 157 Ibs. the Bureau of Ships, said. The new as a
former writer for Bob made
gag Hope Bureau carries out contraction of activities
Marines, 6 to 2 and VPB 2 (1)), There will be Just one heavy- requirementslaid
and a professional showman PFC possible by successful completionof
; down by the Combined Chiefsof I
B to weight bout with Evansen takingon
4.
Parachute Loft back
came
Herb Johnston, Marine, of Port- Staff. some operations. Therefore,
i. strong against VPB 2 (2), 6 to 1 Tony Miller, an experienced
land, Ore., former radio announcer, Some development types' of availability of men now in service
E; with Meros pitching his second no- Army battler, Miller should give writer and singer; Clarence King, landing craft are now in preparation will make it possible to reduce to
hit ball game of the season. VPB Evansen the best opposition he'sIn S2s of Jacksonville the net number
former senior I beyond those so far con- 383,000 required
.l 2 (1) pounded out a 14 to 4 decision other bouts, Buddy Thomas, law enforcement attorney for the ,structed. from civilian sources.
,i' Barracks "D" and VPB Municipal Number One, opposes
over
Florida OPA and holder of anA This production achievement is "Of the 580,000 gross eiLt'cn,
: W.z (2) rolled over the C. C. Steward Elmer Gallina, 140 Ibs.; Salvadore
If B. and LL.B. from Vanderbiltand a chapter of Naval annals in about 60 per cent are needed for
Alvarez clashes with Milton Northup
8 to 1. Yale; Sam Lampert Y2c, of which the tempo was acceleratedin duty aboard ships, crincipallv am-
Seaman Guard won a close game 135 lbs.; Henry Beshera, New York, ex-Post Office civil the past six months to meet the phibious vessels, 33 per cent are
with Shlos Store, 4 to 3. VM beat Shin's Store Ashore, meets Bob service employe; and Sgt. Tim deadlines, insuring success, under needed for Naval aviation and n,w
:Main Galley, 1 to 0. Docks-Fer- Ash, 143 Ibs.; William Knox, Johnson, of Pittsburgh, a former the direction of Secretary of the activities, and seven per cent are
ries knocked across 12 runs in Docks-Ferries is pitted against coal minerand a Marine for the Navy James Forrestal. While needed for advance case, staff and
beating-Main Galley, 12 to 3. VF David Davis, 130 Ibs.; and George last nine years.A Under Secretary of the Navy- miscellaneous duties.
r. 4 whitewashed the Boathouse, 4 to Schaffer, Physical Training, tan combination of book larnin' until his recent elevation to Cab- "Since calls on Selectlvcf Ser
0 and the Main Galley, 1 to 0, gles with'Vic Gerber, 165 Ibs. and
inet
education in the- School- ---- ,- of-_ rank-Mr. Forrestal directed vice for men are placed two
T 4 totaled the most runs in a Experience furnishes the answerto the entire production phase of months in advance, the increased -
'single name. beating the Boat- I Fliers Need Win Over Stars the question as to how the sail- I I the Navy's efforts. Navy quotas will be reflected

ho'ise. 7 to 1. To Regain Lead In Series I ors, marines and WAVES crack jso first in the Navy's Selective Ser
t '. .. In the officers league, Onera- many tough nuts in the quiz con 3. John Marshall. vice call for the month of October.
tons won from VPB 2 (2), 3 to 0 Continued From Page Six .
test.As 4, The Judge hands down the This call will be increased approxi
P Sunnly went on a scoring snree week's absence. an incentive for listeners, decision in "Trial by Jury"-Gilbert mately 8,000 from 22,000 to 30,000.
V against,A and n, 12 to 1 and VPB The contest with the Mayport I "Ask Your Navy" offers two and Sullivan Monthly calls thereafter cannotbe
.s- : 2(2) bounced back against Supple Frontier Base slated for last theatre tickets to every person 5. Walter Hagen. accurately forecast at this
.'. 10 to 6. Wednesday on Mason Field was who submits a question that is 6. "You may talk 'o gin and time," the Navy Department announcement
Meros. of Parachute Loft rates cancelled because of the death of used. If the question is not an beer concluded.
';' social" honors for the week bv Joe Becerra, Mayport player.In swered you receive a best seller When you're quartered safe ---'-..
: virtue' of his no-hit game against previous games this season, book from Cohen's Department out 'ere." $?,831 A Second War

VPB 2 (2)). the Fliers have won two and the Store. I 7. It was the first public mes- WASHINGTON, (CNS) The
-
easing hitters were: Frazier, Stars have won two. Four more Just in case you are stilt trying sage sent by telegraph Samuel U. S.
spent $89,721,000,000
'., Ro-rts. Creus and McL.- games remain to be played between to figure out those seven ques-I I Morse dispatched the message on during the fiscal year that on ended war
S -Docks-Ferries: L y d a, Seaman the teams. Recently the tions that 'Ask Your May 24, 1844, from the Supreme June 30, Treasury Department figures
fnard; Rock :Haln f?.'iev: C.".ter. Stars were crowned State semipro swered, here is the dope:' Court In Washington to his part- disclose. At that rate ofspending

t" ''t, Parett and Howell. Shin's' Store champs. Last year the Fliers 1. Hippocrates, the Greek phy I ner, Alfred Vail, in Baltimore. : the war Is costing the
Ashore: ?curnnf'd I. Roathou": anti held the same title but did not sician. You tee, the questions are really U. S. $170,235: a minute, or $2.837
Jarzynskl, Flllo, Ransck, Rosen- defend It. 2. Arabian MS :easy, if you know the answers. I a second.


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.1. loge. Eicjht CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS. NEWS 3 August 1944
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Safety Slants - By E. P. Armstrong, Safety Engineer

Civilian Employees' News '
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Editorial Office THIS. PICTURE ? T'
) + Personnel Relations Office, BMff. IS ii; wHArs WROlStS WITH .
j ti. Telephone Extension 8883 ... '
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! The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax "
s' Air News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Sta
y'' tion's( Civilian Employees. .%sr ::ti'-

Editor...................................................Lt. (Jg) Myron Jo. Russ TJSNR /
REPORTERS

Assembly and Repair:
Maintenance ........................... ......................... Walter Riviere
I Accessories" ...._.................................._................. ,,'. T. Martin
! f Metal and Machine.....................................Thelma F.. Register
Engine O\erhaul............................?................_ Lillian Llndey ,
Progress ...... ...................................._......................... Tern Qulnii I b
Aircraft Overhaul.........._....._............... ....Amelia Drawdy aC '
Interim Overhaul................................. ...?William L. Norris
\ Production Eng/ ................................?..................... lion Ragln t
I Production Control................_..........-...............Pattlo Bennett I I t f J, 4 ?
IVb Employees................................................... Adeline Jock". Ii i J
Infection and Survey:
Aircraft Overhaul..........-...._.-_............Muriel E. MitchellA. t
A It. D l'tl................_I ........::........... ......... Ruth C. Ralsch I
Sara Verner I
Prlscllla Glenn I

Supply| | Dept.--..................Kuth Love '
I Public WorkDept.....................................................Audrey Woinble i
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Louise Abraham dEe .
Devenlsh : t oo .
Ceclle : -- I
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Supply, Department..................................................... ......LJtette Temple ,1 j


ACCESSORIES DIVISION
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I OF A & R DEPARTMENT

By Ilieda B. White ---- _. /
Hardened cynics contend that I r I II

I doing defense work or not, -a job's I Supply Sallies I !
a job, and nothing more. Fortunately
these people are very much II {I t
%A
in the minority. This has been By Lfeette Temple I IN NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL
I i brought out with the quickening 1 In the "Stuff and Fluff Depart-

..1 tempo of the war, which brings ment" may all you pencilchewerstake I Looks Cool __ ___ __......._....... _._....._. _.__... ..._ __ ._..__... __ Dosen't It?
cluster home each day the effect note: Your little chewings are .
; the war will have and is having'' but mild compared to the indignities Write down what you see wrong -
on the lives of the division personnel '' suffered the' with this picture and then try to !
by one pipe on INND
Rl
determine how close some of these IVb EMPLOYEES NEWS
The "B" shift, for example desk of one Lt. Comdr. Burkhardt!
has a stake of 44 human Actually, the complete end of that faults come to describing. your litI .
---------- ----- --
I tie acts of omission o romn-is Summer vacations are getting
tires in the quick and successful pipe is so jagged and probably con- I promotion to CAF-5 came through,
sion while work
you are at or into full swing Each week we wit
conclusion of this war. There are vulsed from hard-bitten reactionsthat and her son, Albion, returned from
play.
29 loved ones in the Army 11 in the marvel is: Why doesn't it Let's how at ness touching scenes of departureor overseas duty. Albion Is a Signalman
see good you are I II
the Navy, 1 in the Marines, and chew back? There is no question observing hazardous conditions and reunions. On the list of those 2-c and has served eighteen
2 in the Maritime Service. On i I as to why the chewing takes 'I practices. Send :n an answer on I already enjoying the ease and com- months abroad.
the "A" shift, there are exactly place when you know the "issues" the above picture to the Safety forts of leisure hours are Mrs. There's a new face this weekin
14)> "human stakes." These include that inspire it. For instance, the Engineer at the Yard Office. Ruth S. Clark of the Mall File, the Personnel Records Section.
51 Army men and women, 38 "lizard" story A calm order was I II -.--- and Record Section, who is on a Susie Nevill has joined the IVb
Navy, 4 Marines, 5 Coast Guards- I I issued to Ed Hobgood to determine WHO'S ? ? WHO? ? ? two-weeks' leave, and Ferrel ranks and we're happy to have
men, and 2 in the Maritime Service the stock number, specifications IN SAFETY Polndevant. Mrs. Clark is stayingat her. Welcome, Susie!
Branches of the service represented I etc., of a "lizard" in atockIt! Foreman L. W. Reese of the home, getting good rest, so We're really going to bid a sad
include the CB's, the Air so, what was the stock number, Metal and Machine Shop, A. & that she can resume her work with adieu when the Dozier sisters leaveus
Corps Signal Corps, Quartermaster t please Everybody in Issue Division R. Department, is really going to renewed vigor. Ferrel is taking a next week. Yep, they both are
Corps, Army Nurse Corps, moat from Stock Control, town on Safety, and his interest long trip up to Wisconsin to visit going-Sarah and Cornelia Guess
Naval Aviation, The Engineers, I and many from the Storehousewere I is reflected in the very noticeable her brother in the service. Mary they both are going to take It. easy
Medical Corps, Paratroopers, Anti- all embroiled In trying to drop in accidents In this shop. I Frances Davis has just returned and rest up under doctor's orders.
Aircraft, Infantry, and one in a identify and locate a "lizard." It Recognition is gladly given in from a tour of the states. First We'll miss Cornelia's blonde head
Jap prison camp. Ask the civilian I lis unknown to what extent this this column for outstanding Safety she stopped off in Philadelphia to bending over a typewriter, and
.} belonging to these men and search continued, but the comedylay achievements. How about your see her fiance, Ens. Wesley Paxon, Sarah's dark one looking over th women If a "job's just a job." All in the fact that a "lizard" is Name? May we look forward to I and then she came on down to Virginia files. We'll also miss the way they
of these are vitally affected by the NOT a lizard! In due time, seeing it in the next issue? and by the way, Wesley was switch clothes, so that no. one can
work now being done by the per- everyone's education broadened to YOUR JOB IS JUST AS there, too. Ruth Brooks, of ever tell what belongs to Nene and'
sonnel of our shops. And when include the fact, that a "lizard" is SAFE Time-Accounting, is planning a what to Sado. Golley, we sorta'
hardened cynics sound off, it a piece of dough-nut shaped lignum AS YOU MAKE IT swell two weeks in Atlanta. envy them the vacation, too, but
shouldn't be too surprising if the vitae with Its circumference -- ---- Betcha' she has fun we do wish them luck and hope
majority doesn't argue back. scored to permit securing a line accompanies every lunch period, Mrs. Gertrude Hutchinson has a they'll come out to see us some
They're too busy fighting this war thereon. she confidently reached in her desk double reason for rejoicing for her time
the home front. drawer for her noon-time -.---
oa I More pipe-chewing was In orderon repast -----
learning that to call Judy But and fastened her hungry eyes on may all your dreams come true.
Leila Flood was recently surprised ler's attention, the Comdr. should a pound of raw okra! Poor Millie! Inspection And Why in the world do the men
: by a visit from her brother I I use her name: Miss Carburetor She had hurriedly picked up a bag hang their legs over the banUter
Ens. John Flood. Leila has .1944! or Miss Aircraft Engine from the refrigerator that morn- Survey Dept. In the hangar. Every now and
another brother, Roger, recently I j I 1944. to get Betty Lotz. There's ing, assuming it was her lunch, then one can look outside of the
returned from the Pacific, who a little trouble, because Betty which had been prepared the night By PrUcilU Glenn office and see one or two of the
will soon become an officer. Rita I seems also to be known as "Diaj before, and unwittingly picked up We're all glad to see good ol' boys, even ours, sometimes, are
Cagnon is anticipating a pleasant j I mond Lll" (the latter referring I the wrong sack. Cecil Sellers back from his leave. hanging their legs over the ban.
leave soon. Jeanette Bailey celebrated to a perpetual search of holders Then there the story of :Mrs. We certainly did miss him. later. Anything tor a change!
a birthday recently.Mrs. I I of diamonds If they're tall). Call- I. Huff, in Ordnance Stores, whose Corbett's tickled to death with All of these July birthdays are
Dolly M. Hughey, who ing "Miss Key West" will bring duty it was to identify a crated the new turn of events-and who rather hard to keep up with. Another '
works In the optical department, Fay Griffin around. These names link trainer. She realized her only wouldn't be? He and Crable are one has just passed-that
tells us that very shortly we'll be are results of a new trend in Issue : recourse was to knock away some flying up and back from Norfolk, of J. H Lane. Happy Birthday
able to bring that figure of ser- I to dub fellow-workers with namesof of the creating and crawl in said Virginia, and will stay for a week. to you, too, sailor, and may you
vice people up to 101. Her daughter the biggest "boners" they'vepulled. crate, climb up into the trainer Nice little business trip, don't you have many more.
id Joining the WAGS. I Something about a carload"of and emerge with the needed in think ? Guess I'll hang my clone on this
Alice Thomas of the horizon engines going i iI formation. Fearing the embar- I I always knew when Kreck, our line now, g'bye.
3 production line was recently visited I no explanation on shipment papers, rassment of being caught in ungainly little messenger, had been In the -__- {
r by her sister, Lt. Mary Ried, I etc. Now we wonder why the positions, etc., she took a office. I find ashed beside the ash Metal And Machine
of the Army Nurse Corps, stationed Comdr. doesn't do more than chew I flashlight, hammer, and a few tray, where he probably aimed and I i
at Camp Wheeler. II his pipe. i other essentials, locked the door missed Well, he can't do that I Group Appreciates .
I We are happy to wecome to our When all the office noticed Mr. behind her, and very quietly removed now, I broke the ash tray.
shop the following newcomers: Gorsuch straightening his tie and her shoes and hose, leaving Cooper's birthday was on 23 Compliment By Lt.A .
Willie Donnell Clifford M. Dowds, I otherwise concerned about his appearance them on the floor behind her. This July. This is rather late, but.- lot of favorable comment haa
Virginia Poole, Marjorie Andrews I everyone knew that Lt. was going to be an inconspicuous Happy Birthday, Jim We hope resulted from a recent department.
and Emma L. Marcus. All of Taylor and his entourage of pho- operation, BUT, what do you I that you'll look as good on your al memorandum that has been circulated
these people join the horizon pro- tographers was approaching. Judg- think? She got caught some way 60th birthday as .you do on your I down in the Metal and
ducticn line. In addition, Marjorie I ing from the buzz of "Primping"that in the crating, and when someone 26th one. Muy Buena Salud! J Machine Shop. The Memorandum
f Denney and Elizabeth Penson, followed, everyone would have found her, she was frantically try-. Another birthday has passed- carries the signature of Lt. F. W.
both fc rmerly of tne Oxygen Shop, supposed each person wan being ing to free herself from unrelenting Kreck's! His was on the 25th of Swanson, Jr. Metal and
are now working on electrical Instruments photographed individually rather clutches! She made it out all July. Happy Birthday,' Squirt, Officer. Mach/
From the Tool Room I than bv division. right, but can you imagine the -- ------- It is Lt. Swanson's
comes Josie Harden, a very pleas From the ridiculous to the sub- aspect of such a predicament? We acted, his answer was "General pressing to the members of his
ant and congenial addition to our lime, we thrill with Emma Thor- think that's funny! I' Flunkey" with no further quail- department his appreciation for
stock room. nell from Personnel Section on Of big moment in Suppy's car- fications. Hi, Yah. General! But the way that they have all worked
From the "B" shift, we hear her finding a furnished house complete rying's on Is the brand new baby .you're in the NAVY, you know. together for the benefit of aiL
that "Woody" Erwin, snapper in with yard, porch and all the born to Sk Rhodes a few days The Accounting Departmentdance He congratulates: them on the
electrical instrument department trimmings! This after a five- ago! That was the current topicof the night of July 13th seemsto splendid spirit that they have
Id vacationing at Daytona Beach; month search, too! conversation for almost a full have been almost fatal to the shown on two particular occasions.
Joseph Vernie, from the pressure Frustration and a timely sense day; that and the awful way Papa "juke box" at the "Pines." From i One occasion was when all the
i instrument group is on a ten-day of humor fused to make Mrs. Mil felt through it all. We were al. all reports, the records wouldn't employees came to the rescue of a
leave: Mariam Loab is still on dred Shaffer's lunch hour one longto most afraid that he would suffer behave as desired; therefore, the very unfortnate fellow worker by: .
the sick list; so !is "Sandy" Stron- be remembered a short while from a complete nervous break. machine was kicked almost into extending him all their assistance.
ach; Watchmaker Earl Hearon back. With the eagerness that down before little Mary Ann appeared oblivion by all and sundry.Did I The other occasion had to do with
AOM 3-c, has been lost to the you notice the day all these the way that all employees hadso
mb.Jlgtmtop.\; and a newcomer transferred from the Instrument Dorothy, F. Davis, from AccountIng girls around here went about their wholeheartedly responded to the
is S. E. Blessing, AMM3-C. shop Department says she heads business wearing little white purchase of War Bonds
from the "A" shift. 'I he propellor shop la the proud the! list In "woe" department. patches on their arms? These' The employees In Metal and Machine
Propeller Shop No. IS possessor of a new hydraulic press Seems she's been having trouble were blood donors, my friends! really appreciated Lt. Swan.son's .
', New arrivals to the propellor which will permit the straightening with Personnel Section over And It was really an inspiring I compliment very much and
", shop are Virginia Daniels Ora of blades which have had to whether she's here daily. DorothyD. sight to watch the calm way they are now assuring him that this
Dixon, Lillie Smith, Virginia be returned to the factory up to Davis, from 3rd Floor, is the watched girl after girl fainting I same spirit "will continue to prevail
Mitchell, and Geneva Ray, all of confusing issue. What's In a name, away after giving away her life's in their department
whom are mechanic learners. T.i; now.Don Custln, of the Marine we ask? blood (the real reason for all the -- --
r. B. Dickey, a former automobile Corp, formerly a prop mechanic, One of our former supervisors, fainting was that it was noon be. The Kangaroo;: Natures attenin--&\
mechanic, has also joined the prop I paid the shop a visit recently, oa Grady Forbes, is back with the fore they were taken, and none to produce a safe pedestrian.
I crew. i his way to Cherry Point from Supply 'fold," but on a different of the girls had been allowed to -, %JLi r ..'
.We wish luck to 1C F. Shroda'l Parris Island, where he haul just footing -' he's at Jax Municipal |(eat breakfast Oh the beautiful This year's greatest piece of art, .
AMAS-cv a hard worker, recently complete 'training1.. .' "l I ,'tI No. 1. Asked in what capacity hew |courage' of womankind! work-a U. Savings Dond.\. ;
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(1), Miss Clara E, Bruce, H. N., Visiting ed that he see a doctor. (6). Curiosity is written all over the two

Nurse to the Civilian Emplovefs of this Station ((3): ). "No. Main, I ain't never heard of him. faces of these charming young ladies as they ]

begins her usual and very busy day by If he does live around here, it would be over watch their father have his temperature and !

outlining the order of her various calls with that way." Another wrong addiess. If employees pulse taken. After recommending a remedy for j

her driver, Mrs Andrews, of the Transportation would only keep their department informedas an upset stomach, Miss Bruce hurries on to her t

Department. The Civilian Employee'sVisiting to their collect address, this incident would next address. |

: Nurse Service was; first inauguratedon never have happened After 'wasting a great ((7). As the late afternoon sun begins ot cast <

May 24, 1944. It is Miss Bruce's duty to amount of very valuable time, Miss Brute givesup its shadows eastward, and the close of the day I

call on- those Civilian Employees who have her search and proceeds to make her next i is near, we find our Visiting Nurse has jour- j

reported in sick to see if she can be of any call. ne>ed to the countryside to make her last call. ]

service in helping them get back to work as (4). First Aid is i given at the next stop. Herewe A K.F.D. Mail Box serves as a directory to in- j

early as possible., see her removing a very painful particle form her that the last Employee on the list 1 lives ]

(2). Here we see Miss Bruce making her from an employee's eye. His eye soon felt much neaiby. Yes, it's been a busy and tiring day for !

day's first call. An employee has been reported better, and he was able to return to work. her. Nevertheless, she is quite happy as her j

confined to his home due to illness. ((5)). 'That's a mighty sore throat you have, day's work is completed, from the satisfactionof j

She in very cordially welcomed b>' the pa young lad," she tells her next patient. She, too, having been of service to several unfortunate {

tient's wife and young !son. After taking the was told to see a physician if her throat was people who were most pleased and helped by i

patient's temperature, Miss Bruce recommend- not better by the next day."Jottings" her visit.INSPECTION I
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, Aircraft Overhaul 1 Baltimore, for a delicate shoulder I
opeiation. Here's hoping for a MACHINE AND ACCESSORIES DIVISIONGlad

By Amelia S. Dravtdy -- speedy recovery! _
11 you are the "Family Type" Robert L. Nicholson, S2c, and Helen Buinette is able to Patterson has promised > >u, Mr
have family of Hewitt Daniel, S2<:, of Design Section Still!
and
a of
and like picnics, be back on the job. She is one
Sunday, August tlth ia the received notification of their the capable "gills in the office I Incidentally, hope "Pat" has a
tbance to bring: them out for a SP "X" ratings. Congratula-I good fishing trip this week Mr.
Public WorksDepartment Helen I is' helpful to this lepoiteralways
tions .
leal get-together and get ac- I for Patterson is on a few days :leave
keepingan ear open
McMahon is tellingeverybody
else Mr proudly
with everybody vacationing
juainted How's the boy friend
news.
about his new buff any
family. The following outline will I Sure glad to welcome Mrs.
to
Cocker Spaniel, "Silver of Culpepper Itelen? Luckily, she is able
take care of all the information follow him by the news in the paper Mitchell back. She just let.inied!
that boasts foity-five champ-
I believe. Forms for taking care I form vacation in Norfolk.
a nice
of the strongct -
I concerning one
week. Va- in the six ,
ions generations
been News is elusive this past
have !
will
of transportation divisions, the 9th Infantry. To our surprise, Joe Hinson, Jr.,
She the of course*) is a Blue
still making our ( dog
returned by the cations are per-
filled out and I received his orders to report to the
Blooded I Mr. Pascal, a Senior Inspector.
If : sonnel a coming and going propo- Virginian.That
any
time this goes to press. Navy, and left Monday, July 24th.
led parkedin in Metal and Machine has beguna
further information is needed, see sition. One thing about it, they are I sparkling car Good Luck, Joe!
back with renewed Interest front of Building 451: belongs I long seige of dental wotk. Dentist -
:Mr. Whiddon in Shop 37-A. all coming I Mr Saxton has been out *?v- .
in their work, Could it be to Jimmie Saw er. It is reallya Keep those grinders quiet!
PURPOSE for Aircraft: A friendly Overhaul get-to-Division that they are only trying to find I "bang-up" refinish job only I Happy John R. Bishop is back I Hal hope days he will on be sick able leave to, be and back we
gether her their desks again under all the I needs a "siten' to put it in the with us. He has been off for a
or a member of his work that has awaited them ?) Sam I "clear all traffic" class! Incidentally few days with an attack of 1 soon.
wife, husband, Really nothing exciting happened -
immediate family ( Dalhouse's leave was curtailed and he gave orders to the young iheumatism. He is always smiling ; this week. All of us women
child) Navy or CivilianREQUIREMENTS Island to ladies who ride with him to wear
he regretfully left Sea and hu a pleasant word for : are so contented and satisfied that
: Must be a put his feet back on his table In I red dresses on the initial nun (he everyone. well, everything seems to Le
: member of Aircraft Overhaul DivlI the Electrical Section. Frank I almost made one of them walk Machine Inquiring
While down in Shop running very smoothly.Ve arejail
I won or a member of hl /her immediate Adams is also back from leave to when she appealed in blue) I I
,
about Mr. Bishop was I happy! I think each and every -
I family (as above). help with the work load. Lt W. I' The Plant Inventory Section of informed that Marvin Odum's wife one received the "Yard Mail"
PLACE Gold Head Branch Crum, who has Just returned the Accounting Department, under -
: E. I narrowly escaped injuries in the she had been looking for for the
State Park (six miles north of (torn Davisville, R. I., visited Newport the direction of Lt. For dham, terrible airplane tragedy over near I past several months! When you
Keystone Heights) approximately and was shown around the is paying the Public Works Department Post and Cherry Stieets.Ve are get a bunch of women quiet -
forty miles from Jacksonville Government Installations by the a visit of two or three thankful your wife just Buffered Boy, you're got something! .
TIME: Sunday, August 6th, 10 Public Works Officer of the months to consolidate data for I from shock; Marvin. I Kitty Deam is transferring into

A, M, till 7 P. M, Nnraganeett Bay Area R Garth, their Frances reports.Glenn's brother, Homer, Mr. Still, in Propeller Shop, was Progress Division August first,
FOOD: Plate lunch: including in charge of the Electrical Sec- out a couple of days with an up- I but she will be in Instrument
awarded the Distinguished -
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cold meat, cheese, potato salad, ------- -- ---- -- the Air Medal set stomach. Glad he is feeling Shop right along BO we'll still
(old slaw, pickled beets, dill I 37C and 01, respectively, are week'svacation backon and Flying Three Cross Clusters, in the Euro- better. You want to go: easy on be able to view her ever smiling
their jobs after a three face. Good luck !
pickles, cakeREFRESHMENTS those Speckled Trout that Pat Always
Beer and spent in the state of pean Theatre of War. Fiances is .. ,
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Washington.
soft drink I Mountains to pitch her tent when "1"aTt'am
and Lt.
Lt. Comdr. Heizberg
glorious trip, from all teporta,
EVENTS Swimming, f"hlng'l a I
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worked according Steiner have gone to Davisville, the war over. The University of Michigan
and everything
canoeing, boating both, dancing skillful, numerous and- I to plans, until Arlene got tangledin : R. L, to take the Reconditioning: The fishermen ( ?) went fishing opened practice for its 1944 football
games, ( oak. Enioutc I Course. again, but they didn't have a wordto season recently with 100 candidates -
? a bed of poison
comical) or what-have you home they stopped in Chicago for From the Housing Officer we say about it. Wonder what reporting to Coach Fritz ,
.1_ COST: Two dollars a family two day's sightseeing. By the way, hear that Ethel Huffman (used would happen if they ever caught Crisler. It was the earliest openerin
payable to your Shop Supervisornot 29th. this vacation served double pur- to be Ward) has been on a trip any fish? If anyone knows of a Michigan history. In the first
later than Saturday leave ,this July! week 1A.. vacation, and get acquainted with her husband, ,to Virginia good spot where fish are guaranteed day turnout, there were 63 Navy
(Employees on poses out call Phil Kaplan and give trainees 10 Marines and 37 ci
31et). with the new in-laws. The where she picked a spot on
July
Monday
may Cecil pay and on Arlene Wethered of lesults were satisfactory. the very top of the Blue Ridge him directions how to get ther'! vilians.









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has taken over the Re- way to a man's heart still
cruit Training Center, which was Is through his stomach, if men at
""" yiE1T under the command of NAS. NATTC can be considered as
The announcement of this action average, and if figures just com-
was contained In the Morning piled by officers at Ship's Servicecan
Orders of 29 July as follows: .1 be accepted as typical.

"Effective 31 July, 1944 the Recruit ; Officers, students, and Ship's
Training Center of the Naval Company men are spending an
Air Station will become an activityof average of $17.13 per month per
'JI the NATTC as a division of the man in 39 visits to that "big business *
Training Department with the key institution" where all the pro-
I letters TTRC The Recruit Train- fits are turned over to the Wel
ing Center will continue to 'unc. I k rl fare Department to provide more
tion internally as heretofore and I 1 w movies, more recreational equip- 1t 1
existing assignments to duty in I ment, more shows, and other L.i:1
that activity will remain in effect activities coming under the head-

with Lt. Comdr. John L* Ing of recreation and entertain- Murray Garvin, AKM3c, Is the
Rhodes. USN (Ret.), a Officer-In- talented young man who createdthe
Charge, and Lt. Henry F Mosley. ment.More than half the average fahulou Bulkhead, acclaimed
D-VtS< USNR as Administrative mart's monthly expenditure go a* one of the outstanding fet .
Assistant. The telephone numberof Into the fountain area" ofShip. tureM" of the Jax Air New.
JTlIIF the Duty Officer is 476. Senior Four English Bailors who recently '" "Service. In fact, $9.02 Through Garvln't gifted pen,
Duty Officers! and Security Of- completed gunnery count arc spent there. Bulkhead, who really Isn't a
ficers are directed to include the at NATTC are i shown above. You dope gets Into Mime humoroa .
Recruit Training Center Area In They are: front row, left, Roy might attempt with some i NitimtloiiH. iarvln U an Instructor -
NATTC Area Inspections. Between IlumphrejM, P.O.AJW.O) ; right, success to explode the Biblical expression in NATTC Radio School.

1700 and 0800 the Recruit Area Wm. Goodman, A.r.O( ) ; back ", "Vanity, vanity, all is -- .- --- --
Duty Officer will have Immediate I row, left, Richard W. Griffin vanity, with tne same set ofiguics. 3 WAVE OFFICERSGET
I GI Joe, as he's found at
supervision of the area. 1.O.A.M.O( ) : right, Arthur T.Armltage. .
-6 A.F.O). toe Center, isn't very concerned ASSIGNMENTS
Other officers r the Recruit
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preserving his handsome
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Lcckonby, Athletic Officer, Lt. Britishers Here the camera route. In spite of the July passed into August, we
t Ijgl I Gerald Holland. Assistant I "come hithensh" clerKs in the lost three of the WAVE officers at

Linda Darnell Athletic Officer and First Lieutenant I Have Been Places photo shop' he spends only 2U centsof ARM School and now we arc only
; Lt. Comdr. Cecil L. Eisa-
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I that seventeen dollars plus in number. Ensigns Margaret
man. Medical Officer; It. (jg) D there, and isn't worrying too much Lawson, Miriam Schiller and
Three all musicals
replays are ; W. Brown Jr. Assistant Medical And Seen ThingsThere
on the all-movie entertainment amout massages, tonics and tailored Grace Winterringer, former I M3c's
Officer, Lt. Herman Molish.
Psychologist fitting domes. The barber gets have by virtue of their past
program this week at the NATTC I ; Lt Comdr. R. F Tuma, Is one thing to be said
55> cents a month from him, and experience, left us behind and received -
auditorium, while two excellent I Dental Officer; Lt. (j' ) M H. Cole of being a British sailor. You
the tailor 46 cents The cobbler
shop the much
personal appearance shows have i| De.I Officer; and Lt (jg) N. It.I go places and things happen to : likewise isn't patronized be- anticipated as
been lined up in the middle of August Callaghan Lt. (jgt I Theodore I'acz- you -- mostly unpleasant thingsin 1 signments.Miss
I yond control, ringing up 35 J cents Winterringer has strayed
|I mar. Lt. (jg J. H Killcbrew and time of war. 1 I month
per from me average man. from our door as far as Yellow
"Humpty Dumpty." a seven-act Lt. (jg) II. J Lowry, Assistant The experiences of the British
The merchandise store docs Water, while Misses Lawson and
USO unit, will put on two performances Dental Officers. sailors pictured above read like I
pretty well in the over-all pic- Schiller are being attached to
the night of 17 August, and I --- -- Sinbad when he was in a particularly 'I
ture. Its take ot the $17 is ]}o.52 NAOTC. Squadrons One and Two,
on 23 August Georgie Auld and good story telling mood. '
his swing band will beat it out at Lt. Rickley Had All four of them have just com per month. Although the average respectively. We both envy and
I GI Joe here insn't going in tor are proud of you but one
the auditorium. pleted a course at NATTC in ad-
a lot of fancy vanity ticKlers, he thing is for sure, those gunnersand
Auld formerly played with Bun- Close Call When vanced gunnery. Is keeping clean, the figures indicate radiomen are lucky men; theyare
ny Berigan, Artie Shaw and BOnny I Here are their logs: He buys 2.6 cakes of soapa getting the best the Navy has

Goodman, and now has his own ; Liscome Bay Sunk Roy Humphreys P O A. M.OL.( month, one and a half boxes ot to offer in keeping them up on
up and coming musical aggrega- 5"!, years of service Member of soap flakes 3.7 bottles of bleach, their code etc. Best of luck to the

tion.The I It was 0510:' one hour before original crew ship Illustrious. I ana .8 tubes of tooth paste. three of you. and praise the powers
three movie reruns scheduled sunrise on the morning of No- Transferred to ship Formidable Looking at it another way he's that be, that we, too, will be
this week are "My Heart Be- : vember 24th., and the invasion wo when Illustrious knocked out of getting 2.2 haircuts per month and getting a coveted assignment about
longs to Daddy," starring Mary I had launched four days before action and sent to this countryfor I getting a pair of shoes repaired I five weeks from now

Martin, which plays tonight; against the Japanese on Makin Is- repairs Aboard Formidable I once a month; not quite a p&lr-- Being creatures of habit .
"Dixie," with Crosby. Lamour and I land ha" been successfully carried when she suffered same fate as I the figure brought down to a I after 12 weeks of same, our radio
Marjorie Reynolds, showing Sunday through. New landing fields and I Illustrious. Syrian campaign "per man" basis is ,96 pair of equilibrium was quite upset by a
at 1500; and "In Old Chicago," I shore installations were being con- Seven months shore duty Libyan I snocs. He buys .4 of a phoiogtaph series of lectures we attended last
featuring Alice Faye and Tyronne structed on the island, while fifty I desert. Stationed in Ceylon when per month. week. We were secured several

Power, Monday. I miles off-shore, the Navy task I city was bombed by Jap carrier While the palate gets plenty of working hours out of two days

Also on the schedule are "Sum- force cruised back and forth to based planes. consideration from this averageman which gave us a leg to stand on
mer Storm," with Linda Darnell I form a barrier against the Japanese I Wm. Goodman A. F (0)), 4 he isn't forgetting the need when any shortcomings in class

and George Sanders, in a drama of I fleet and also against Japanese years of service. Convoy duty Indian for keeping up mentally. Al- were observed and naturally,
old Russia; and "U-Boat Pris- I planes based on the Marshall Islands Ocean, tracking down Ger- though the library offers a wide the latter were few and far between

oner," starring Bruce Bennett, a to the North. I man raiders. Ship sunk by Jap variety of reading matter, he We are grateful for small
i story of an American seaman and I In the midstof planes, adrift 30 hours before be- still buys an average of thne favors and enjoyed the cool quietness .

some of his shipmates who were the slowly ing picked up by Allied cruiser. magazines a month, with comas, of NATTC Auditorium. It
taken prisoner by a enemy sub- y sweeping task I Shore duty Cape Town air base. (Lire, Colliers and Readers Di- was a first visit for some of us,
marine. Richard W. Griffin, P. O A. M. gest running in that ord,.r. and among other things, we discov-
force the
was (0), 5>,;a years of service. Air- The average sailor and officer ered the NATTC Library a
Flag Ship, the crewman assigned to Illustrious here li drinking .iv cup definite plug for that nook, it's got

I aircraft carrier II when ship was commissioned of coffee per month at Ship' lots to recommend it good
Liscome Bay. Libyan campaign, Bengasi: battleof Service and that's in addition books, not to say cool and quiet.
II This was her Crete, battle and evacuation of to what !is served at regular We have discovered that a little

I IW first attack as- I Greece Asyrian French cam- chow; he' drinking.:: coke erudition applied in the right placeat
signment and paign, Malta. each month; and smoking 18.% the right time is balm for shat.
she had done Arthur T. Armitage, A. F.O), package of cigarette, The tered nerves.
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4 4 years of service. Shore duty cigarette that U "Two to One"krdw
: I :' her everything Ceylon, India. Defensive action the field, with the "Walk Servicemen Here f
Lt. Klckley was in readinessfor Burma. 2'' Naval station I
years a Mile" brand second, and the
\ J the scheduled take-off in Mombasi, East Africa Orkneys, In "They Satisfy" pack third Can Cast Ballots
fifteen minutes of the planes going on the death of the Scharnhorst. He'
s augmenting his monthlymilk Eligible: servicemen and attached -
out routine anti-submarine
on I
I II Ij II --wi- ration in the mess hall with civilian will be given
patrol. The planes had been
I warmed up, loaded and the last SEVENTH FLEET Southwest 12 pints of milk 12.2 milk shakes, I every opportunity to exercise
and 10.5 sundaes The be-
Pacific--The Congressional Medalof figures
f minute check by ordnance men
completed. On the hangar deck Honor was presented to Lt. lie the early morning impression I or-der
below the planes had been loaded Nathan G. Gordon of Morrilton. gained at" Ship's Service, for only I
j also and were in readiness. Everyone Ark., Navy pilot who landed his 4.5 doughnuts are consumed a- NATTC.
was at general quarters. Catalina Flying Boat in Kavicng month by the average man, while I The Sf'n'IC'f'lUen'lj'otln Law
In the words of Lt. (jg j n) S. S. harbor four times last Feb. 15 and he buys seven and a half sand- provide that there shall be cieI I
Rjckley, AGO Instructor here and rescued 15 downed American air- wiches.In i livered to each eligible/ pel .
Air Gunnery Officer aboard the men under the guns of the Japanese addition to straight across- postcard application for a state
Liscome Bay "It was right thenit the-counter sales. Ship's Service I absentee ballot not later than 15
happened." provides a lot of services to the September inside the Unite

I "Without any warning whatso- way down an escape line to the average man here. Checks cashed States. The Navy Departmentplans
ever we were hit by two torpe- water and swam on my back during the month average a total for this to he done on or
Marjorie ReynoldsThe does fired by a Japanese submarine away from the ship until I reached of 4,560:') with a value of 1lfi3: about 20 AII u..t. '
I One struck us forward and I a life raft. By that time ev- 710.10. During the five days beginning .)
schedule (at the NATTC one struck and exploded the bomb erybody that could had abandoned If you want quick service, i''s / 15: August and ending
auditorium) : magazine located aft." ship, and while I clung to the wise to choose some hour other August, the postcard will be
Tonight, 1800 2000. "My Heart "At the time I was forward and raft the Liscome Bay went under than between 1700 and :"SOO ,- Issued officers men, and tu-
Belongs' to Daddy" with Mary two decks below the flight deck. with another awful explosion, that's when the going id toughest dents. They will be issued on
Martin. The first thing I knew about us which was probably her boilers going for the clerks; the fewest number pay days prior to the receipt of

Friday, 1800, 2000, "Mr. Winkle being hit was a terrific concussion She went down in twenty of customers can be found between pay.
Goes to War," with Edward and the steel deck curling minutes from the time the torpe- 1300 and 1400.
G. Robinson aiM Robert Arm back towards me in a sheet of does hit. Afterwards I found out While Ship's Service is allowed NEW BOOKS IN THE
the loaded the a 10 cent profit, the actual NATTC LIBRARY
strong.! flame. My first thought was that planes on hangar per .
.
1800 2000 "Summer we had taken a bomb from a Jap deck went off at the ame time net profit over a six-month per- I H TIOV:
Saturday, ,
iod is 6.4 cent to. Howl of Draw, by Paul I' Welhnan.frrossla .
,
the the deck did. mounting
ones on flight per
Storm," with Linda Darnell. plane, and I made my way to the I by i., M Almedlngen
flight deck to get to my battle "We were rescued by the destroyers $1.:32 average profit per man per Hornet's Nest. by Bruna lo(,lIChf'r.
Sunday 1500, "Dixie.; with station, three 20mm antiaircraftgun in our task force and thoseof month. Total profit Is turned over Mr Anger Comes aboard by Charles
Ring Crosby, Dorothy Lamour located aft and off the cat- us that were hurt later transferred to Welfare Department. r.! Booth. '
Winter Wheat, by Mildred\ Walker.
and Marjorie Reynolds, walk manned by men in my to an Army Transport that The business of Ship's Service :NON-HCT1ON
Sunday, IJMW.c 2000 "Allergicto ordnance crew. When I came out took us to Pearl Harbor for hos- is carried on by a complement of Adventures In Symphonic Music, by
Love," with Martha O'Drit- on the flight deck the whole ship pitalizatirm In addition to my six Officers headed by Lt. Ciudr. Edward America Dawnes by Stephen. Vincent lionet.
coll. was a raging inferno of burningand leg being broken I was hit eight John D. Patterson and 133: civilian! Attaining Maturity by Luella ('olc.I .-.
Monday, BOO, 2000: { "In Old exploding planes and ammunition times by flying missels, burned employees It's Big Business I Loom ot Language, by Lancelot Hog-
Chicago," with :Vice Fa>e.1HOO All the planes seemed to and hurt internally." with the profits remtm-; right ben Rebellion In the Backland, by
Tuesday, 2000, "UBoatPrisoner have been set off at once I saw "Of the fifty-seven men In my back to the benefit of the n.en Eucildes I Ida CunhaThen ,
:" ," with Bruce Bennett. the catwalk leading to my battle ordnance crew only five survived. here at the Center. I! Durns.UnIlnl&hl.'d. There Was One by Eugene

'TakeIt station was gone, and as I look- One of them, P. B Robertson, Business by Stephen Bonsai
\\'e'dneaday 1800, 2000
ed, my left leg crumpled underme AOM 2c, a gunner on one of the For a week Pvt. Edwin W. .
or Leave It, with Mill Baker. broken. My life jacket had 20m ms. is a student here at Schwein 27, of Melrose Park, Ill., IIn Victory ame. ,without peace, by Roger Bur- .. _
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been blown off in the original NATTC. Until the other day I spent his time placing warning
Buy, Buy War Honda blast, so I crawled around until had not seen him since aboard the signs along the Fort Sheridan ivy Infection.The .
Or I found another one in the debris transport on the way to Pearly Beach. Now he is in the post hOS. signs Schwein placed read:
Bye, Bye Freedom that littered the deck. I made m Harbor." pital under treatment for poison j'I "Beware 1 Poison Ivy."




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first six of a contemplated
two dozen units of MOID moved ., e. r hewsJtee
cut of Jacksonville's NATTC Monday .

24 July, and In doing so inaugurated !,,"
a completely new and l
:
,
far reaching program of UP. '
to-the-minute instruction to avia
Ask me another" The historic
Lion combat units scattered i
: heave-ho that
throughout the country and the : Umpire Hubbard
world.In I f : gave to Nelson Potter, the Brownieace
brief ceremonies at which : for allegedly throwing tpit-

Capt. J. B. Lynch, Commanding I 3 ters in the recent Yankee-Biowns ,
Officer, NATTC appeared xand lI1sL : i 'crucial" series has brought on
ppoke, the mobile units were given lots of bickering in the barracks.
the "move out" word, and :; 4 s ait I The News Reel knows where to

NATTC had hung up another rec. aafi go when it wants baseball infor-
ord of achievement and a "first i mation, so we dropped in on John
To clear up a question In many Magovern, of the NATTC Police ,
minds, MOID are the key letters Department, and said: "Okay,
for Mobile Ordnance Instructional I John, my lad, give with the inside'
Division : I dope." John gave.

The units which moved out I i When he finished, which tooka
,S,f here la.t week were out onthediile while, we not only knew all the
r r details of Potter's pitch, but other
.. and under the concentrated ai r'
program. of mechanical r little details such as where he
preparation and instruction for comes' from, how he throws his

which Lt. Cnulr. I'. S. Dalton In screwball, why he's so good this
responsible, additional units are r year after such a string of mediocre -
H'hf>4luk-(1 to be completed and seasons-and we heard all the
ready for .ftmnilnnioning In August I I latest dope on the Yanks
and September." Magovern Is. considered by his
fellow Brook-
The revolutionary method of
taking to the men in the field the I lynites to be a
.. sort of baseball
,
latest word on ordnance developments ? N aA.
v'y Benedict Arnold
y I -
use and maintenance was : I
He's
first in March and it was' a
In approved June that the Bureau of I The first (six unit of Mobile Ordnance Instructional Division were officially commissioned and given Yankee' tan of r:
Personnel early sent men to NATTC the "move out" order here last week during ceremonies attended by Capt. J, R. Lynch, Commanding the most ardent .
starting the actual preparation for NATFC (upper left Insert). MOID it* a new type of instruction developed at NATTC, providing a type Probably
mean for taking latest Information on ordnance Improvements to men at advanced banes. In the insert, I no one on this ,
MOID
: task immense. at right 1 U Lt, Comdr. f. S. Dalton, responsible for this new Naval activity at NATTC. Center photo | station has sucha
The was Beingn
entirely new approach to the I shown .Mobile Unit In background at ceremony Just as Captain Lynch had stepped down from the sjieak- vast fund of
er's stand and the National Anthem wa being played
ready information .
problem of getting the word to the ., I
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men and being, too, an answer to I on baseball Magovern
I I I STUDENT SERVEDON and the players. We asked him
the
tremendously rapid changes Jax Rainfall Navy Comedian I
and Improvements in aviation about Hershel Martin and in ad-
ordnance, every bit of equipment- ENTERPRISE I dition to getting the straight dope
teaching paraphernalia, tables : Record Broken Turns Serious I AND YORKTOWNIt learned that Martin is an old-

types of trucks, tools, and other I fashioned tobacco-chewing ball
gear -- had to be determined upon Many sailors who are in Florida & Wins PrizeBilly took malaria fever two anda player with a new twist to the
"
for the first time have been informed
and produced after the problem half years to catch up with B. habit. He combines it with
and responsibility of the units by the natives of this fair I Reed, Y2c the station's G. Hood, AOM2c. I chewing gum so that it won't flip
were dropped in the lap of NATTC. ,I section of the sunshine state that top comedian who has presided as I Despite his intimate acquaintance down his gullet while chasing fly .
Several groups collaborated to all this rain we" have been havingis M. C at several NATTC smokers with Anopheles i mosquito to I balls!

carry out the directive. They included "unusual" unseasonal' or and jamborees, recently took his you) during the more than two I I Being a dyed-in-the wool Giant
Naval Aviation Technical ,ery odd. pen in hand to write a few serious years he was in the South Pacific fan your reporter asked the human -

Training Command in Chicago, the I While many sailors have taken lines, and as a result he won sec Ordinanceman Hood escaped the baseball encyclopedia about
Advanced Ordnance School, Bomb- I these assertions with a grain of ond prize of $::50 in a contest sponsored hot climate disease during all his Danny Gardella, the screwball
fight School. Turret School, the I salt thinking perhaps that the by Coronet Magazine ; service aboard two different air- I rookie who can hit 'em a mile but
Teacher Training Section, and the speakers simply were filled with I .. The contestconcerned craft carriers; but when he finallywas needs radar to locate a simple fly
Maintenance Shop at NATTC. pride in thei. climate, it seems r e- given leave and sent back to ball. "Danny made the strangest

e..,:.., ,It was such cooperation which: that such is not the case, or at ,II plies to the The States, he wound up spending I I double catch in history the other
r." ,. made It possible for the units to loast not entirely the case. charge: by Dr his leave in bed. j I day IB Pittsburg ( Magovern is a
be on their,way last week to aviation I I According to the Jacksonville I Artur Rodzin- I A stripped down Ford was hi.t..j I regular leader of the Sporting
." squadrons which are likely to weather. prophet the all-time record ski noted musical undoing. Making the most of i News' so he picks up all sorts 'of

move first advanced,. bases By :, in this area for rainfall in July conductor, free time back home in North Carolina I''I details). Danny edged near the
reaching advanced operational personnel I. has been broken. Up to last Monday that jive is a Hood whipped around the foul line to adjust his pants when
just before they 'leave Con I I total rainfall) for Jacksonville cause of delin- Carolina hills in too-cool weather I Jim Russel belted one right at
/. tinental United States, ground was 15: .31 inches. The all- quincy Billy's I I and that's when the fever caught i him
1.1 crewmen and ordnancemen will receive i time record reportedly' was estab- essay which I up with him. i, "Gardella. caught the ball

last-minute information on ', lashed in 1886 with 14.97 inches Heed took second I "I stayed in that. bed three threw out the runner ho'd tagged
aviation ordnance It Is contemplated I So the next time it rains fel- I| Billy place is reprinted I weeks," he recalled "but they tell up at third and then madea
that the activity of the I sensational!! catch of his pants
with the
lows, don't cast a slur at the FlorIda permission of me I'll get another leave after
:MOlDS will) be further extended at climate. It's all very unusual I Esquire, Inc I finishing school." Currently he's I before" they could fall past his
knees!
later date
a I "By his statement that boogie in the advanced turret school at
Development in aviation Well thanks, ('hum, we'll) he
I woogie is the greatest cause of NATTC
ordnance hate been no rapid, it around again soon to check >pon
f WM' explained, that It has been" I Some of the latest electronic juvenile delinquency Dr. Rodzin- I Hood was aboard the Yorktown the new guys In the. big
devices sensitive' I ski places all American music on when she went down and leagues "OU'U he
difficult to keep men In combat hearing are so I along Imidentallv, )
j area abreast of then The newly '. I they can pick up the sound of a I trial for its life and purpose I with many other sailors manned a hearing Magovern soon on the
! commissioned" units will provide blade of grass growing. "Music is expression. Expression gun on the deck as the Jap fighters "Vsk lour Navv" radio pro
I a practical mean of doing I of the mind and the soul, went over. His companion at gram He's to do some baseball
this.& schools here, insisted that the Intensified I the spiritual and the physical. Regardless the gun was felled in the midst experting.Lawyer ,

Several types of units have been I program be kept on a I of Us tempo, rhythm, or of the battle.
developed to meet the training practical "working-with-the-hands I melody, music springs from the | Jap planes seemed to be com -Kdltor I -Storekeeper
:needs of specific types of squadTons I, basis Having 43 years of Navy heart of a country and its people ing from everywhere, he said. and I When there isn't a war going

They include fighter, dive experience. mostly in gunnery and I it was largely a question of spotting I on DeWitt C. Lloyd student in the
". bomber and torpedo, and patrol I ordnance he knows what will be "Music can be born in a small one and opening up on it. He Aviation Storekeepers School, fer.
units. | the most help to the men in the I room in the Ghetto, a cotton fieldin acted as spotter' on his team and I II' rets out legal data of special interest -
Textbooks and lectures' are not I field.A. the South, a Mississippi show his companion did the firing. : to business men. In the B.
stressed in this latest Naval Avia-1, chief ordnanceman heads up boat and a smoke filled night I' "I guess we were all plenty I, days ( Before Induction) he was
Lion instructional program. Lt. i each of the mobile units, and the I club: midst the tall timbers of scared-I know I was," he observed ': editor of the "Commerce ClearingHouse
Cmdr. William Cronan, head of the I i number of other men varies with I the forest and on the hot sands 'I ," a national legal journal
several ordnance and related I the type of instructional unit. of the desert, in the valleys and I published in Chicago. This same
I I Following his rescue in the Pacific
I on the mountain tops Music is after the Yorktown went publishing firm provides legal services -
BULKHEAD life, and as the people of a nation to private firms in the formof
I down, Hood went to Honolulu and
live-so lives
music. information on tax problems
there was assigned to the Enterprise -
M" # "Music' knows no creed or color He holds a Presidential unit While here, however, Lloyd is
.y no race or religion. Music is I citation for duty on that carrier getting "personally acquainted"with
t for the rich and the poor, the I having participated in a half doz- all the parts of airplanes] andis
and going like a breeze in his workat
tJ strong the weak the young en major battles of the Pacific.
and the old, the sinner and the'' the Sk-V School.
f ,
"' saint It is love and romance,
faith and hope, gaiety and laugh. i Reunion Heat it out, Brother! Our spies!'

... :'a .,' ter, struggle and sacrifice. Musicis ... tell us that Sam Horowitz
i y lily, y v' < all things to all people. t# Sp< S)1-c, of TTD-1 Division
I really was beating it out at I..arry's
lA "Whether it is Bach or boogie "-
the other night. This being
woogie, a waltz by Strauss or a
r .
the first time Sam has
played the
Basic
'" stomp by whether it is
.,: piano in about 10 years, it seemeda
: .... played in a concert hall or in a
'<, } strange! breaking of musical silence -
'iIII. i- dance hall]), sung at the opera or ts"
.
"I just! got fed with
whistled on a street corner: who I Ik up
fighting the box," Sam told us. "I
can say that music is bad for any
f people if they sing it. dance it got so sick of pounding out jive it
and carry it In their hearts." for Meyer Davis Paul Whiteman
->" '< ... | and others that I
< decided tc try
1944
(Copyright, by Esquire,
Inc. the Merchant Marine Liked it so

,' -- + +-- ninth I stayed in for eight years.. "
Well, the musical drought seemsto
f .
< Want! Cargo Net L. O. Williams, civilian employee be ended, for Horowitz was

;l. Chief Sibley, of the Seaman at NATTC, had a ery' getting a big bang out of kicking
School, has employed the studentsin welcome<< visitor the other daj'- tr.e jive around, and it is really
the construction of a giant his son, Kenneth, left, who is solid Mates.
cargo net believed to be the largest back after two years In the Pacific -
in existence. The net was madeto war area Kenneth Is' a corporal Jap's tooth for Papa. L. O Williams -
itr secure the vast amount of small]) In the First Marine DIvIsion is a civilian employee at

gear regularly used in the AEM NATTC having been a carpenterover
out-of-door working area for at the Maintenance Shop al-

storm conditions. Chief Sibley and tion to the problem and on the mort since the station was estab-
his student group are to be congratulated speed with which this giant was Mtned\ One day this week his
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t.D .---- -ddCDcccaC 3ama i:1: Student Boxers Ramoth Drops Close One Gunnery Sluggers

M.A.D.Ramblings I ,
E3D g gI

I'I: | | Defeat Mainside Outclass Brigade; .\


SCCCDCCCtlCCCCCCCDDC.cC" Team By 5 to 3 hAl Is Winner

Bill Wilson
By The Gunnery softball team won
j of the MAD NATTC boxing fans, of which t
t Introducing one > again last week an occurance
builders the Irish tenor of there are thousands, saw a good
f body which happens so frequently thatIt
show last at the
\ hut two, three and four, our Judo Thursday night Is reaching: the point that It
when the .
instructor, S-Sgt. Thomas Patrick Navy areana Training can hardly be called "news."
"Beast" McMenamy. He is knownas Center student ring team won a Gunnery turned back the bid of
close hard fought match from a
"Mac" to his friends and the second place 'Brigade team,
team from Mainside, 0 bouts to 3.
"Beast" to his enemies. after walloping Technical Train
1 Mac halls from New York and Two members of the NATTC national ing, the other main contender, the

Is 20 years old, weight a hair over service championship team, _J Jr preceeding week.
two hundred pounds. He was an Sailor Alabama Dubose and Stu. In pinning back the ears of the
outstanding back on the high dent Billy Ramoth, fought for the Brigade ten by an 11 to 3 count,
I school team and played first string student outfit, while the other the fast moving leaders in the Of-
fullback for the air Raiders last titleholders remained outside the fleers''League won their ninth ver-

year. Mac is also an outstanding ropes. dict without defeat. Kinkopf
handball player, having won the The champs now are bearing : again was on the mound for Gunnery .
,j New York City Park Department down In their training for a return I and had little difficulty with,
championship two years ago. match with the Parris Island Marines ____ the Brigade sluggers. He allowed
Mac loves working with his men, at the South Carolina base ,ot; I but four hits, while his teammates
is a strict In- 10 August The eye injury suffered ..\ scattered 14 ,blows over the outer
structor. Away I by Howie Brodt in the recent reaches of the diamond. Short-
% from his work I match with the Marines has healed, ..', ." >;"t+ I fielder McKinney led the stick

-' he Is a good-na and all the mitters are expectedto .' y > #!1sir work with three lusty bingles. .J

tured chap, who I I be in top physical condition and ., ": "...- :;: '... In other Officers' games, the
would give you raring to go by 10 August.The *'0,.,,, < ; up and coming Ordnance team
the shirt off his students' victory last week "" i rQ' trounced Bombsight, 12 to 0, with
& : >
l1
4 back. He does I avenged a previous defeat by the '. t; ""'4 ,._"R.::s:!t;; ,..,.;:..;_.- Boone tossing the shutout, and
not smoke, but Mainside glovers With NATTO This bit of action occurred In the Billy Ilamotn-Jack Lucarelli clash Tech. Training rebounded from Its
will linger over leading, 4 bouts to Jf, Dubose when a Mainside team lest to the NATTO student boxers here last defeat by Gunnery to batter Ad
p' a beer with scored a wide decision over week. Lucarelli won a close decision over the local fighter. Third man ministration, 19 to 3.
anyone to heara George Schaeffer of NAS to sew in the ring Is Al Sinlbaldl. In the Ship's Company American -
good sports up the match. Dubose turned loop, the first place TTA-1
bull session. After the war he loose his potent right on several outfit gained a notch on the field
plans on going to college, playing occasions to slow up Schaefferand Grid Stars At NATTC To by nosing out TTIID), 7 to 6,

football, and studying to be a won a unanimous verdict. In an eight Inning overtime
coach. Alabama weighed 172 pounds, battle. TTQ scored over .
Bolster All-Station Team .
seven more than his opponent. 0 TTR outlasted
After asking Mac the objec- TTIIM), 2 to and -
However Ramoth didn't fare TTS, 9 to 7.
tive of this Judo training, he came ,
NATTC which boasts fine of baseball
back with a snappy reply, "The quite as well. He ran into Jack a crop players, a Two contests were played in the
primary objective of combat con- Lucarelli, one of the Mainside's number of high class boxers, several tennis and golf stars, National TTD-1 stopped Bks 64

ditioning exercise is rapid devel- shining lights, and dropped a split swimming aces and numerous cage artists, also has a wealthof by 6 to 5, and Bks 65 downed

opment of strength, speed, agil- decision in a fast moving and skill- football talent, and the gridders are expected to play a TTT, 5 to 3. Busenburg of Bks 65
ful exhibition. Ramoth staged a of TTT each lobbed
and a
individ- Ray
ity and endurance in the
last round but Luca- major role on the all-station eleven this coming season.
ual. Our men start out with two strong rally, three-hitter, but the former was
relli in the Last year, NATTC had its own
piled up enough points steadier.
weeks of boxing, giving them the and Wilson Read, all of whom have
team while the Main Station
first two heats to claim the edge. I New teams have been AEM
feel of body contact, followingthat semi-pro ball Tackle E. E.
which had a team in 1941 and played ;
Lucarelli
at 153, had a three-pound League, and three teams have
with cross-country runs, Neal who at Nebraska
'
up was one
42 was inactive. This year, plans barracks. The first place
knife and club fighting, bayonetand pull.Student call for an all-station eleven, year; Quarterback E. M. Rose, changed known
Bks 19 team now is as
winners, in addition to
wrestling. Mac this will Guard D. Anderson Back Paul
says
Dubose Bob Smith 149 who which will combine the grid talentat ; Bks 69, Bks 20 as Bks 70, and '
.. were ,
help the men overcome fears they both commands. Cranford; End Gerald Stahlcr, and
outpointed Marvin Reid, 152; Sig Bks 21 as Bks 75.
developed in civilian life. Thus, Halfback Bill Martin. The latter
when they contact the enemy they Kupferberg 144, who sent Horton Nine star players are on deck two are Marines. Only one game was played in
will have more confidence in them- Hinton, 145, to the canvas three from last year's squad, and, cir the AEM circuit last week, Bks
Other with high school
times in the first round and cumstances permitting, they are men, ex- 2
selves which makes them better was 18 defeating Bks 16 by 3 to aa
and them better awarded a TKO; Tom Phillips, 135 expected to don the pads for the perience, who are expected to turn Elliott outpitched Warden. Elliott
fighters gives a
Backs W. P. Miller
out are Royal
Sal Alverez 134 and Navy again this year.
of out victor over ; yielded three hits, half as manyas
chance
coming on top. Lefere Ted Bowers, C R.
Buddy More, 140, who looked good The nine veterans are Gus Warden. Bks 17 and Bks 68
"We build up a man's mind as in scoring a ide decision over Letchan, Georgia triple threat Boyd and G. E. Frederick; Guards won forfeit victories over Bks 75
well as his body. A fouledupman Arnold : R. C. Wainwright and J. D. Sil-
Alverez,148 halfback; Chet Hallskl, Oregon, and Bks 74, respectively.
going into combat is licked Joining Lucarelli in the NAS quarterback; Tom McMenamy, warowisz; End G. P. Henderson, It was the same story in the
before he starts. We Judo in- victory circle were Johnny Wis- fullback; Brad Ecklund, Oregon, and Center Al Lefere. ARM League. Bks ,2 outpointedBks

structors have one of our biggest mer, clever 155-pounder, who out- center on 1943 southeastern all- I 6 by 2 to 0, In the'lone.game '
problems in helping overcome pointed; Freddie Palhk, 150; and service team; Bill Short, North played and Bks 3 and Bks K2"
mental fears." For example, Bill Knox, 130, who got the nod east Junior College, Monroe, La., i NATTC NewsreelContinued surged ahead as Bks 3 and 01 for*' '
some of the men are afraid of over Bill LaRochelle, 125, in the tackle; Pete Hellani, St. Mary's felted. ,Ml" -
height, such as jumping off the close opening bout. guard; John Hanzel, Vlllanova From Page Elevenson ,--' .-- '

practice platform at the pool, In an extra bout between guard; Leo Paplle, end; and W. Corp. Kenneth D. Williams, SOFTBALL STANDINGS ,49
where they are trained in the art NATTC sailors, Johnny Carter, G. (Alabama) Dubose end. Let- of the First Marine Division, drop- ': '
of abandoning ship. So the Judo 175, took a decision from Castlo chas and Dubose are sailors, and ped in for a surprise visit after (Results to 31'July)" .
boys work on their pride for a Feigin, 180. the other stars Marines. more than two years in the Pa- National League ,
couple of days and the .men always The team representing Mainsidewas About 30 newcomers at NATTC I cific battle areas. He was with Team W.TTM 7TTF V

snap out of "their fear of not the regular squad, though are expected to go out for the the first Marines to land on Guad- 8Bks

seven of their eight participantsare i team. Heading the list is Kit I alcanal, Glouster and New Guinea, TTT 63 4 6 4;
jumplnr '" bidding for positions on the Kittrell, 5 foot nine, 185-pound ell- so he's really been around. He hada TTD-1 4Bk 6

: NAS team. American halfback from Baylor U. present for papa, too, a Jap's 64 3 'l
Kittrell, a Marine, will help take tooth which he'd knocked out with American
\j Muscle man. T"m; Frederick, of I up the slack caused by the loss his gun butt to have a record of Team League W.TTA1 .
i Bks 19, is the California strong of many of last year's stars and the first of the little yellow you- 8TTR l1
man who rang up one of the top will provide real punch in the know-whats that he knocked off 6 5
6
records for the Boot Camp at San backfield. Mr. Williams was overjoyed to TTHM TTHD)) 6 5
'J JV Diego in the Navy strength tests. Other likely candidates are see Kenneth. Got news from him TTQ 3TTS 8

Frederick takes hid muscle bending Tackle W. H. Kirkpatrick, who of his other son a Seabee, whom -- 1Officer'
seriously, and probably eats played with the Bainbridge Navy Kenneth bumped into for the first League
his spinach in heavy doses. He also team last year; Guard R. Croosant, time since the war's beginningJust Team W. )P
plays the clarinet.Lt. who played two seasons at Nebraska as he was heading for home. Gunnery 9
(jg) Bob Foxx, former All- ; Fullback H. A. Husvar, who \33l Tech Training 6 3Admfnistratlon
c American at the University of I was at Notre Dame for a i-ea-I' 4 6 g
Tennessee, is playing shortstop for son; End J. E. Vilet, Illinois: Back Sign on an officers' bulletin 2
L 1 the baseball team at the U. S. Naval B. M. Clark, Northwestern: GuardsP. board: "Hats altered to fit any Bombsight 1 I I

Air Station, Dallas, Texas. M. Slavtcheff, Joe DiVincenzo promotion." AEM' League::; .

Slam Makes Them Go Bamb T Bks cam 63 w"1Bks I3 '.
1PAPMarine Wins 69 (19) 5 1
v- ..... Bks 18 IS :2
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W j .z Sf -*, Bks 16 i-
Bks 75 (21) 2
Bks 70 (30) 1"
Bks 17 1 S
CartoonistIs Bks 74 0 I

Added To Staff ARM League
Team W, L.
Marine Sgt. R. R. Kimble, AOM Bks 3 8 SBks 3.. .
School, cartoonist as well as a radio Bks 1 51 :s ,
gunner is the newest additionto Bks :s. a a
the Jax Air News staff. Bks 52 5 3
Bks 2 7
Sgt. Kimble spent seventeen Bks 6
months in the Pacific Theatre arriving Bks 4 z s
back in San Francisco 24

April of this year. Combat Film to be Shown

While serving with his squadron Lt. Commander William J.:: Held,
'he had, in addition to his regular 'h Officer-in-Charge of the Aviation '
duties, the assignment of doing roA Storekeeper's School plans to showa
series of Safety Posters and 'What film of interest to all NATTC
TO DO and What Not to Do' in personnel at a time to be announce
Aviation maintenance for the ed in the Morning Orders. The
>4 good of the squadron personnel.His subject is packing and packagingof
work is expected to becomea naval equipment and supplies in
weekly feature of the NATTC the South Pacific, highlighting the
section of the Jax Air News
work the Aviation
of
Storekeeper -
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"Show a leg," a slang term for combat.

ordering; men to turn to, originated This picture pulls no punches in
during the reign of King George III i its demonstration of the loss In
when women were allowed to accompany time and lives when movement of
sailors on long voyages ;, vital supplies is not scientifically
It was the custom, when ordering !I;. -or handled. It is urged that all who
seamen from their bunks, for the< .......1.i"l. ': ...., '... ':o\ !.." .1- can plan to attend this show and t'_
bos'un to demand: "Show a leg," be the alert for the '
on announcement
Edward J. Coster Sp.Alc, wrestling Instructor -
Illustrated above I 14 the "Wing Slam, a 8 developed by ,
If the leg was covered by a stocking of the time and place of the
at NATTC. Coster Is a former professional wrestler with a record of 301 wins out of 319 bouts. lie
to
he knew it belonged a wom-
allowed to back was also a member of the United States Olympic team the year the games were held In California showing
she
and was go
an another NATTO wrestling Instructor, U the victim being "Slammed." The -JC- :
Charles Rotman, Sp.Alc,
different
to sleep. (If you have a It be Send the fax Air News homer : .
which
version, send it In), hold Is s'nmle to RO Into, and very deadly because of the wnldeness with can applied. :

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