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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: September 14, 1944
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL. 2, No, 25 14 September, 1944


An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


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


Quintet Decorated By Capt. Walton W. Smith 5 Men Decorated -



ICF By Captain W. W.


Smith Saturday I s


Regular weekly medal-award

ceremonies at the Jacksonville Na-

val Air Station last Saturday

marked the presentation of one

Distinguished Flying Cross, three

Air Medals and a Presidential Unit
Citation.

The medals, presented by Capt.

Walton W. Smith, commandant,

went to Marine 1st Lt. Creighton
I Chandler, West Point, Miss.; Lt.
Oscar I. Chenoweth, McMinneville,
Ore.; Lt. James H. Moore, Winston-
> + ..' Salem, N. C.; Lt. (Jg) Alexander

Kostrazewsky, Miller's Falls,
Mass., and Aviation Metalsmith
First Class Joe B. Thomas, Brady;

"' < ; I Tex.Lt. Chandler, a Marine fighter

dh : I pilot NAS now ,instructing received the at DFC Jacksonville for*

+ extraordinary achievement during
: I two combat actions in the South
Pacific January 18 and 30 of this
'I year. During the two actions he
destroyed a total of four Japanese

aircraft bomber formations.An attempting. to attack U S.

Air Medal went to Lt. Chen.
oweth, a Navy fighter pilot for
"repeated successful bombing and

Five men received decorations here last Saturday morntion; Upper right, Lt. James II. Moore, winner of the Air strafing attacks on enemy installations -
I
ing from Captain Walton W. Smith, commandant. At Medal, and lower right, Lt. (jg) Alexander Kostrazew- : "close on range Attu, heavy Island"antiaircraftfire in spite of

top (left) is Lt. Oscar I. Chenoweth who received the sky, also awarded the air Medal. The center picture shows low ceiling and impaired visi-

Air Medal; lower left, Aviation Metalsmith First Class Captain Smith pinning the Distinguished Flying Cross I bility." One incident in particularis

Joe B. Thomas, recipient of the Presidential Unit Citaon 1st Lt. Creighton Chandler, a Marine fighter pilot. mentioned in Lt. Chenoweth's
____ __ _____u citation, where "he made vigorous

Movies For Month Trick Of Fate Started Admiral McFallTo landing attacks barges on the,enemy thereby embarked frustrating in

the
enemy attempt to encircleour

Include Kismit, AEM1/c/ Vail In Planes Greet NAOTC Another troops."of the Air Medals went

to Lt. Moore, pilot of a landbased

Impatient YearsA And He's Still In 'EmThe Athletic HeadsNavy medium 700 miles Navy"across bomber the, for North a flightof Pa-


number of brand new A-l wheels of fate often swing on some chance happen- athletic directors from all cific ditions on of instruments severe sub-arctic in icing wea-con-

movies are coming to the Station ing, and so it was with G. \V. Vail, AEM Ic, of the elec- parts of the Naval Air Operational ther" last February 4. Despite the
this month, according to the schedule trical shop on this Station, who's had his share of thrills Training Command, many of whom fact that his air speed indicator

released yesterday. insofar as airplanes are concerned. figured prominently in pre-war went out during this flight, he
Among the "bit" shows to be sports, will convene at the Naval located his targets and
It that 21 1923 to be exact Vail success
some
seems
presented here are "Impatient years ago, Air Station today for their annual fully bombed them.
Years," starring Jean Arthur and and a couple of other fellows were
this
conference one expected to
Charles Coburn slated for 19 Sep- riding around looking over the NAS JacksonvilleIs last through Saturday.Rear The third Air Medal was awarded -
tember; "KLsmit," with onald Col- countryside when they heard a to fighter-pilot Lt. Kostrazewsky
Admiral
A. C. McFall,
and Marlene Dietrich slated which seemed to be for three actions during Januaryand
man plane having.
USN, Chief of Naval Air
24. September; and "Slightly Dan- difficulties "He landed in a hay-I Featured In Operational February of this year. He destroyed -
Training, will welcome the
gerous," starring Lana Turner, field nearby," recalls Vail. "We investigated I one enemy plane in each
athletic directors to the Air Sta- I
billed for 28 September.Here's and found he was out Aviation News of these actions, the last while
tion, headquarters for the NAOTC,
the of his
of He asked us to take him maneuverability plane
the September schedulefor gas.
Jacksonville Naval Air sta- In the initial address this morning.
the Mainside, U S. Naval hospital to a gas station, which we did, and Three was seriously reduced due to the
tion is "in the news" this! additional speakers will
failure of his
fuel tankto
Student Officers and helped him fill up. He told us he month with a 12-page article be Introduced before the committees release. accessory
NATTC was going to the next town to take
: formed and the
and pictures in the September are con-
(Main, 10: S, O.'i. 11: Hospital, 12; up passengers, and asked if one 15: issue of the official service tributive and formulatlve workof Petty Officer Thomas's Presidential
NATTC.' ai). "GREENWICH Vllr of us wanted to go along Well, magazine "Naval Aviation the conference Is begun. I. Unit Citation was awarded to
LACE Ameche. Carmen Miranda. Don I made a mad dash for the cock- News"Described. Following Admiral McFall's talk him in recognition of his service

(Main, 11 O.'i. 12; Hospital. 13NATTC. : pit, and was In before anyone else in the article are Commander Frank Wlckhorst, with the First Marine Division,
15)\\.S') "RAINBOW ISLAND.1'Dorothy could answer." the activities of the station USNR, head of Naval Aviation Reinforced, during the first Marine
Lamour, Eddy Brachen. And thus was born a barnstorming proper, the auxiliary stations, Continued on Page Six landings on Guadalcanal
(Main, 12 13; Hospital. 15:
; i
NATTC. 16)), "k.&l CITY KITTY'IJoan career."I the Naval Air Operational .
Davis Bob Crosby and Band. was at the field every day Training Command and the Naval -
(Main 13; lI \ ; O.'s. 15: all day long while he was there," Air Technical Training Center -
.PA'EU\ yS' Just
( Your Hats
NATTC.: 17)). '' NIGHT1Jane says Vail,"and when he left to go Keep
Jerome Cowan.
\Vyman.
NATTC. J8, "MY SISTER AILEEN. ," with him, and traveled with him FlU and SBD training and Include On And You'll Learn
Rosalind Russell all that year, jumping from one views of aircrew andWAVE
(Main. 17: S. O.'s. 18; Hos ital. 19: town to another. We were get- l activity.WAVE .
.1J.'. AnJ'Sothern.'"MAISIE GOES TO ting $25 for a 12 to 15 minute Who Won Prize

18; S. O.'s. 19; Hospital. 20; hop. The pilot was Alton Parker, Money
NATTC 22). "MERRY MONAHANS." an instructor for the French in Lt. Comdr.To
Jack Oukle. Donald O'Connor. World War I. Mr. Parket was, Names.-names-names. That's what the Contest
(Main 19; S. O.'s, 20 Hospital. 22:i at the time of his death last
NATTC.: 23), "IMPATIENT: YEARS1 year Committee faces in selecting the best cognomen for
Jean Arthur Charles Coburn. In Miami, a major In the Marine Visit Here
Corps." Seaplane Point, the recreational center for the exclusiveuse
(Main. 20: Hospital. 21; ;
NATTC" 2J>, "MOONLICirr AND CACTUS Just as a matter of variety, in of enlisted personnel attached to NAS Jacksonville.This .
Preparations are being completed -
Main Andrews Sisters the fall of the year, the pair trav- prize contest offering awards of $25; for the
( 21; Hospital 23; S. 0. 24: I by the WAVES to entertain Lt. ,
NATTC.MacMurray.25), "PALM LEACH STORY1Fred of eled cotton through the South doing a bit ,' Comdr. Eleanor Rigby, USNR, the name selected as the best, $15 second prize and $10 for

(Main, 24; S. O.'s. 25:' Hospital, 26; business.Vhen dusting-very down thrilling to Commandant of Seamen, U. S. Na- third place was announced in the edition of 31 Augustof
NATTC. 27). "KISMITt' Ronald Col- we got val Training School, (WR), The
the JAX AIR NEWS and when the deadline for
man, Marlene Dlt>trlch. within six to 10 feet of the cottonI en-
NATTC 23; : : I would in the 'bug dust'through Bronx, New York, who is expected tries closed Monday 146 enlisted this
29), "EVER SINCEsV1ENtUS't pour aboard the Station Tuesday for a men or women on .1 I
Ann Savage.: I the pipe that stuck out in I two day visit. Lt. Comdr. Rigbyis Station had gone out in an effort to obtain the pot of
(Main. 28, S. : I : I the belly of the ship" said Vail,
NATTC: 30). 'DANGEROUs JOURNEY making a tour of Naval activities -
"and made the gold.Due
." Jungle adventure I we a pass over where enlisted women are to the somewhat. imposing list of entries it will
(Main 27i.; Hospital. 2R: S. O.'g. 29; field, covering about four rows
i NATTC), "PEAUL OF DEATH," Basil with dust every time. assigned, for the purpose of eval- be impossible; for the judges to announce their decisionthis (
I Rath bone. 'The next year we joined an uating training at the Recruit week but just hold to hats fellows and
I (Main. 28; HospItal 30: S. O.'s. 1; School. She will be met and es- on your -
NATTC. 2)' "SLIGHTLY DANGEROUS Air Circus at Detroit," Vail con- WAVES too the results will be made known in the
I ." Lana Turner. tinues. "It was called CaptainSmith's corted by Lieut. Edith Stallings, .
: \JSj -i USNR, WAVES Administrator for edition of 22 September.
Death Dodgers. I learned
: Sailor Sign Painter some stunts from a fellow called the NAOTC and Lieut. Hilda Guen- At least one entry in the contest doesn't want the

:1 Billy Roys. I learned to walk on ther, USNR WAVES Administrative money. In submitting a name he declared that if the
Officer for NAS.
, .Jght By Welfare wings and crawl all over the ship judges decided he should be the prize winner the money

Department at the while the pilot tried to shake me could be turned over to the lied Cross "or some other
! off. Anyone who saw the NationalAir 1 ,OOO Smiths In Army
Malnside Is seeking a sailor who is worthwhile organization, for I don't need the money."
Races at Cleveland probablysaw
an experienced sign painted. Anyone WASHINGTON (CNSThere
with these qualifications is this show as we played every- are 72,000 soldiers named Smithin Judges for the contest are: Comdr John Raby, station -
\ asked to contact Lt. Raymond one of them. I was a mechanic the U. S. Army, according to a executive officer; Comdr. Edward W. Mahan, sta-
Forsberg at the Welfare office, located after two years of stunt work. recent survey. There are also 48- tion welfare officer; Comdr. Fred II. Gage, yard officer
I topside in the Recreational "Roys is in Hollywood now and 000 GIs na and 39- and first lieutenant.
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Pelle Two JAX AIR NEW 14 September. 1944

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I War Department Adopts \Cuddle-Up Girl


GI Demobilization Plan


Idy ('y.npCN"PIper Srnlrt --- r- t .

With Germany hanging on the I .
ropes and awaiting the final Allied -

\ knockout blow, the Army has ,
leaned its I '\ .

uppermost in

Cls : .
1
"When am I : '


tf Aimy's The Its military answer plan for
defeat of
the defeat of ,
4 1<'
cull from, for the a QUESTIONS 'cr; a ,. .:> '
) .
.' '
... .
.
:,
fit I engt h.When PlEASE TURN TO PAGE 7 t :

the war FOR THE ANSWERSl' .. .. '
has' ended, the ,
beret should enable you
has announced ,,
c.f the U. S. will this high ranking B'nt.I h'a

the European
fiiea. Military '+'.
European and 4v Y
\
10<> drastically
'increases will be .

Pacific. !
The' war is
the news for 1

feme of them i iI
around to the I \
complete i i
I
instead; will be I lie .'
civilian life. .
.;
In order to s

gradual {
personnel the !
transfer many '' .
no longer active ; aJ

zone, or from !
to the Pacific > r

Then, men ,
the needs of each
mini to the .? Sa
the United tY

bled in the U.

them, some men
essential and "a
lo{>r" will)) be l a

tial to the new 5a +
4y
the Aimy. The I Who is -he ?
turned to civilian
i Oaks" ha* been
To determine ,, news lately because :
yl of ( ) Forest fires in Michigan
went to the which Dumbarton
destroyed -
Thousands of Oaks.

viewed and their ( ) The World Security Organization -
the principles of Conference

As finally was held at Dumbarton I
accepted by the Oak II
men who have ( ) A special Navy investigating -
men with committee halted the' I \ v .Y
have priority of use of Dumbarton Oaksin
ty per cent of construction of ships. I
viewed said that ) The Unknown Soldier is There are blonde that make ion happy or so Jrhf' Son that happy! feeling, Lana look like a
it should be. buried at Dumbarton the saying go**; but an.tway. Lana Turner alwa>* .IIIIIII.--UII girl In thin picture, without suealrr.Disbursing .

In brief the Oaks.
this: Detroit baseball club is
An "Adjusted Freedom'd' its pennant hopes on the Gives No Trouble Too Veteran' Mechanic
Card" will be arms of two star pitchers. I

of listed Germany.personnel On I list pick: Jim the Bagby two Tigers Hal New-out Chief Pay Clerk Great If Boys' Perfects Machine

lowing four Paul (Dizzy) Trout, Buck ,,
the priority of : Tex Hughson, Bill Vois- '' I Receive Mail
1. Service Bucky Walters ? Rousing SendoffCrew I Saves Time Money
the total I two dice. in how many !Strewing the importune of ,

Army service you get seven ? I Disbursing: hale: bon getting/ letter. from home to I, A 6A-yeur-old: aircraft met\ hl iric,
2. Overseas \'idl'Iei." You studied voyage to their Chief Pay Clerk .It.* personnel In the fastestiliac ", who came out of retirement then
I
quotation in school, I Itu..ihle. one t>t I thettorld'a
the number of A. Santille. on Friday night Sep- the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor -
.
remember who said it ? shortest air mall
you I I II fir
has machine
overseas. tember 8th, with a rousing party perfected a
I this Allied It's rluI.-17 miles in length, nan
plane. I /
I nearlv 1:1:
3. Combat at the Pines. One hundred twenty- I been setting spark plug gaps
With the I I just put inio
one. exception operationin
the first and five people' enjoyed fine dance music times! as fast as the old method)
award to the wing tips this single I good; drinks to whet their appetites -' : Bermuda according to aNavy I' and which is immeasurably-
(' has! the character- Department announce.trtenl
the Medal of ', and last but not least I'I perior from a standpoint of; ac-

Service Cross. plenty of tasty food to satisfy tu'rmornlnK: a plane |I curacy. 1 1I
Silver Star. : the pangs of hunger. churn the'' green Mater off t the Ii | | Naval authorities expect it toetfec.t
Cross, Soldier's At one-thirty, the curtain was I :Natal Air !Station and sets' :, an annual saving of J..i<.">0-
Star Medal Air rung down on a thoroughly enjoyable I I out for (the opposite wed of (the i 000 On the basis of one t'eal'suse
Heart, and evening and to top it off -- !, M.ut l. where other :\'a\alllf'r-| I at the U, S. Naval Air Station -
These are the everyone was! at the office bright sonnel, art on duty. Inside", the Norfolk, Va., and subject to
which credit will and early ( the reasonpersonnel t-jjbln are mail !sacks containing review for possible increase afterit
4. Parenthood I inspection! ) The only regret was : letterand' pajkagev Communications '' is put into full operation at
gives credit for that it had to be a farewell instead twtween lommands other Naval Air Stations, the Na-

child under 18 I of a get-acquainted party. on the Inland are Interchanged, vy Department Board on Awards
three children. Santille leaves in the very near too, Ity thl* route Ii i to Civil Employees has awarded
The value of future for Philadelphia! Pa. for i i i lite trip requires 11 minutes $1.250 to the inventor.i .
will be duty after having been in Disburs- before the amphibian the i js L. M. Oden Sr. of Ocean'
cf the fighting in ing for twenty-one months I Grumman Goo .e (-IIIF-3)/ ) netlleM i View, Va. Just one week after
tal point score : -_ down on the white n>ima>.*' I bombs fell on Hawaii he was
telect surplus and the bags are lifted l nut An at the Naval Operating Baf-e. b.I
aters overseas Fate Started hour later It speeds back, taking folk using his mechanical
score also will : } off from the ground and to help avenge the Nipponese
certain portion )' curvet) wigs point landing on the water. treachery.
Him In Planes
in-line __
plus men will single engine long J I Assigned to the spark plug shopin
essential and fuselage, and elliptical tail- 'I I the Assembly and Repair Department -
Still I In ThemContinued
life." a cut-out in the trail Waves Glee ClubIs NAS Norfolk Mr. Oden

In all cases, of : I was bothered by the slow and not
Russian Army, which t From I'Hge One
I
In-I feeler
mands of Calling All always completely accurate
East Prussia recently, I
the needs of the I 'I crashes all the airplanes you see' gauge( method by which the gapsbetween !!
the war to German soil
pan must first be I In pictures. I staged with the the electrodes of reconditioned -
i tell when East Prussia Singers HereLast (
barnstormers until
of a man's Invaded ? shortly after spark plugs had to be ret.!
tain types of t state I Pearl Harbor. and was then offereda I Only the most skilled mechanicswith
Icccme surplus Js divided: into I job with the Army Air Corps at Sunday morning the Station's sensitive touch and keen yes
( ) parishes
i Wiight Field Ohio. I later worked recently organized WAVES
against Japan instead of townships or I I Cite Club were competent to do the job. It
with the Ferry Command, and provided the
icallze' that the counties? I special music took a man a whole day to adjustthe
was in just about airbase for the 1015 Protestant Service ,I
won, nor the ) Claims 10,000 lakes? I every Army I gaps on 360 spark plugs.
Japan. has been ( ) Has the highest general in the states. My experience j The group did a splendid piece of I So Mr. Oden devised a machine.
.- --- *T elevation ? i in 'crates' came in handy when it ,i work. During the course of the With it, even an unskilled mechanic -
came to getting a hip in the air service Commander Marken challenged
bait Ireaa Fur \ ( ) Has the lowest general the WAVES can set the gaps! in 4.500 plugs
in a hurry.. to increase the
elevation a day! -and return them to servicein
WASHINGTON ( ) I "In 1042.," concluded size!> of the to ,
\Vais have been two out of four. Vail "I I group one hundred better mechanical l and electrtcal I
ter I Constitution provides that came into the Navy and here I members. The membership now is ( condition than was possible underthe
cff-duty chess around .
am, still fooling around airplanes! thirty.Rehearsals '
and the Vice Presi ._ old trial and error system.
dancing
purposes.
soft wool I' the United States must be *-fc7Omilr. ---- I are held every Thursday -I' ..
) ,
color cf crepe of age, that a Senator Needier l>e'feu'fieri evening at 1830 in the small I'tesrnled. .
a Gold StarBrigadier
30 years! old and that a Commander W. Gordon Bcecher chapel J, and enlisted WAVES and
with General Field Hall I!!',
exaggerated I
must be 25 years Jr., USN, has been detached from I WAVE officers are all cordially In-
den to emphasize USMC veteran of South Pacific
True or false ? duty as Deputy Director C.f Public vited to Join.
bec'a edlrt.tor
--
what bodies cf" water Relations, Navy Department to The next project the group is campaigns of Marine whp; recently Corps aviation,
Buy, Buy \ l following rivers flow: assume a command at sea. Commander wlklngn le a radio broadcast has been Gold StarIn

e Volga, Ebio, Colorado, George W Campl, U8N Hal Weiss, Sp\VIc) J is the DI- lieu of a presented third Legion a of Merit
Nye, Bye Get two out of tl\'E. has relieved Commander Etecher. rector.
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From Comparative Lethargy To Swift Action As Crash Jewish Services



Boat Crews Dash To Aid Plane Forced Down In River Slated Sunday SundayOn evening, September17th

Jing-a-ling-a-ling. members of the Jewish faith
will usher in their religious New
The sailor looked from his '
up V Year. This day is universally ob.
typewriter, and leaning the :
across :
served
desk removed the receiver from by Jews by emphasizing the
religious ideas associated with the
the telephone base.
beginning of a new year. Knownas
"Yes?". And then his face f 5r Rosh Hashanah, it calls for a

dropped the disinterested expres- mood of atonement and expiation.It .
sion it had been wearing. A deep ushers in the Ten Days of Repentance .
earnestness moved slowly over his .,
that end with the Day of
features as he nodded as though F Atonement, Yom Kippur. It la
3
there were someone in the room a regarded as a season when man

talking.: r i iti makes peace with his God.
Almost in the same motion he One of the colorful ceremonies
replaced the receiver and reachedfor of this holy day is the blowipg of
a button mounted on the bulk- the ram's horn (Shofar) as a sym

head. A loud bell rang out, and .d bol of the Biblical call to repentance. -
then he turned to the window and C r 1 A .
scanned the scene just outside. The services on this station will

Men were scurrying around be held Sunday evening, 17 Sep.
like the devil hirawlf wa after tember at 1800; Monday morning,
them. AH If the Sound of thatbell al' 18 September at 0930; Monday eve-
was the signal that brought 4 3 ning, September at 1800; and
them to life, sailors>> who were Tuesday morning, 19 September at
Idly going about their routine I 4 p* 0930. All services will be held In
duties were galvanized Into In- the Small Chapel, corner of Mustin
slant action. In a split second 4 yF : Road and Birmingham Ave.
the men were at their stations, ,' ? The services will be conductedby
engines roared to life, and lines m Chaplain Jacob K. Shankman,
were cast off. IN a flash the Lt. ChC, of the Station's Chaplain
staccato sound of the motors 4t., ; Department. The choir and musical
changed to a throaty roar as the program will be under the directionof
bows of the boat raided into Harold Weiss, SpWlc( and
the. air and they were off like y r the Shofar will be blown by Eugene

sprinting greyhounds. Mandel, Mus3c.
.
No, this is not a description of j "Jtl --

PT boats racing out to sea from CommercialsFOR
an advanced base. It is a common
occurrence right here on the Jack- SALE
Innerspring mattress, practically .
sonville Naval Air Station. It takes Red Cross double bed sze. $10.00 new' ,
place every time a plane crashesor 3104-B Barr Avenue Dewey Park.

makes a forced landing on the Pre-war blonde FOR solid SALK mahogany arm
river, and the setting is the boat chair-style Emerson combination radio-
house, located at the foot of Al- I phonograph. Like new Changes 12 rec
ords. Several 1 modern recordings Included
bemarle Avenue. $275 cash. See Mrs. Crews, 1412-A
And while the speedy rescue of i1) Childs St.. Jacksonville.
1940 Studebaker Commander CruisIng
pilots and crewmen is the primary : sedan. Perfect mechanical condition
purpose and the reason for exist- and exceptionally good tires Call
ence of this boat facility, it does 672.Uniforms.Lt. Comdr.Naval W.aviator J. Held with(SUSNU rank of

not cease to function between such .$ ;'''. It" full lieutenant. Size approximately
I.
unfortunate occurrences. Throughout 3840.: One set of greens and two pairs .
of trousers two white dress uniforms;
the boats out in the '
day are two blue suits. Lt. J. J. Werbke OPLt.
landing areas. Known as the range (je> L'lett-Unit T-4. Extension 545.Sectional .
patrol, these boats are in a positionto covering and couch blonde and odd wood.chair.Chaplain Rust
reach the scene of distress in vvvMMMLLL % Weaver. Ext. 518.
short order in the event an acci- ,v r A \VANTKD
: Light car. 1936 to 1938 model Reasonable.
dent takes place within the landing Pti
Will pay cash. Call Tony. Eat
areas. Every day a round is W7.: between. 0800! and 1630.
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made of these same areas to refill =.

and light the buoy-mounted flares
which mark the confines of the

landing spots for night flights.
During all night flight operationsfour n .: 1 1 s
boats are out in readiness for x
At SI< V'tni-Hm s Hospital Jackson-
any emergency. From sunset to 11 ville.AKM2c. ,
sunrise a constant patrol is main- y T4 L and Mrs Gerald Zastrow a
tained of the station's seaward 1 x a daughter. Barbara Lee. born Thurs

boundaries.In r '. : .q t 0 dayMM2ctand Mrs R. I.lnza, a son
between times the upkeep and U R :db t 4 Frank VIe and Michael Mrs., born Frederick Thursday Whlteworth., Sept. 7.

maintenance of the boats keep the a daughter, Alice Irene born Friday,
men busy. There are boats to be Sept. 1.
I.t. and Mrs. Harry Cypen, a daugh1 -
hosed down and washed, decks to 1 Barbara Frances born Saturday,
be swabbed, bottoms to be scraped S'Xlit'and
brass to be polished, engines to be jr i James: Ferris Mrs., born Charles Saturday.Bruner Sept.a ion 2.
kept in perfect running order, and ACKTAA( ) and Sirs Carl A. Johl a
the never-ending painting. tighter i Karen Ann born Sunday,
";'' 3.
Another of this activity's many S2c and Mrs. Milton Stopperbein, a
duties is to ferry the crews of the (laughter 3 Kathleln Jean, born Sunday, '

huge Martin Mariner flying boatsto SPA.) Ic and Mrs. William Hubert
and from the anchorage in the Kirkpatrlck. a daughter, Sandra Fay,

cove southwest of Seaplane Point. born ARM3c Monday.and'lt f.tF 4.d Pate a daughter
The boat house crew works on v <4RKsfp "-< Vsv born Monday. Sept 4.
/ fcI I Lt. and Mrs. William Mlms, a daughter : ; -
24 hour schedule with the duty
a 1 & r* ..$ f*
< *** ? ? ? born Monday, Sept 4.
section working from noon of one *; ; ARM2c and Mrs. Fred Tyson a son,
day 'til noon of the next. Without Fred. Jr.. born Tuesday. Sept. 5
is and the ". Lt. and Mrs. George Leopard: a con,
doubt it rugged duty,
George Slgsworth: born Tuesday,
men, good-naturedly resentful of Sept 5.
the numerical superiority of the .. '. : born Sic and TUl'sdaSppt.Mrs. George. 5.Solomon a con,
.
aviation branch, have contemptu- CMlc and Mrs. Arthur Hasan a son
pusly dubbed them "airdales." ,; Robert Martin born Tuesday Sept. 5,
Here is one spot on the base ", f'A A _--...ii.

that I Iii truly nautical. The talk Navy Added-651000

Lt salty Navy lingo sprinkled 1
liberally with such terms art no. ,R1MMr Ships Since War Began
gunwales, stem, keels, chocks, w ; ""I,
\ WASHINGTON CNS-The U.
cleats, mooring bits, and halyards (
S. Navy has grown by almost 65,.
Here! a bulkhead is' really
bulkhead; decks are really 000 vessels with a total displace-
clerks; and ports are not win- ment of more than 9,000,000 tons
of the laiKllubber's variety since Sept. 1, 1939, when the warm
.lJWS slide up( and down in a Europe began, according to
sash frame. James V. Forrestal, Secretary of

Included among the craft are the Navy.

work OOo.ts\ rearming: boats, crash I During this same period, Nary
boats, personnel boats, a diving personnel: including Marine Corps
boat, a fire boat, the salvage der- and Coast Guard has increased
rick Mary Ann, and the Admiral's from 152,000 to 3,717,000, Mr. For-
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barge and Captain's gig. restal said., .
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crash goes something like this: I. i Comdr. Wead Awarded
Word of a crash into the river is SPEED PLUS The transition of mem are at their posts boat engines throbbing,

received from Operations via a bers of the Boathouse crew into a crash detail awaiting word on the location of the crash. Medal For Fine JobThe
crash circuit. The alarm is Lower crash boat heads out of the
special the photo : Legion of Merit has been ,
in a matter of seconds is shown in
sounded and the crash
,
Immediately boathouse slip ready for any eventuality as awarded to Commander Frank W.
boat detail on duty rushes to its above sequence of pictures. Upper photo it rushes to the scene of the crash. A second Wead, USN, Retired. in the name i
started and
stations. Engines are shows of the at their routine du- of the President of the United
one boat makes ready to cast off some crew crash boat will follow in a minute or two States by Admiral Chester W.

as soon as the location of the crashIs ties. In the middle photo the crash alarm has with a medical officer aboard, rushed from Nimitz As a member of the staff

learned. In the meantime, If the sounded, and men of the crash detail on duty the dispensary in an ambulance.down of Commander Air Force, Pacific "
mishap is witnessed by the range Fleet Commander Wead super. "
boats, they attempt to reach the Juries, the medical officer super- and later the diving boat back in 1901. He has seen serviceon vised much of the planning for the
scene to offer immediate assist- vises the transfer of the patient to goes out. The diver, after locating virtually every type ship in the Navy's accelerated air war in the tit
ance. While one crash boat heads the waiting ambulance which then the sunken plane, attaches Navy-during World War I serving Pacific from November 1913 to
to the rescue, another remains whisks them to the hospital. In cables to It and the Mary Ana as the commander of an armed June 1914.
.t tad to take aboard the medical many cases men in the crash boat hoists It fa the surface and carries guard crew aboard a merchant A noted writer, "Ceiling Zero* '
who la sped to the boathouseIn detail have without regard to per It to the docks. From therea ship. Ha was recalled to active a Broadway play which was made
an ambulance. sonal safety dived overboard U> truck takes It off either for duty from retirement In October, into a motion picture, was perhaps .
Equipped with inhalators and rescue fliers who were either trap salvage or repair.In 1910, and has been at this station Commander Wead's best .

other equipment to administer oxygen ped In the plane or floating help charge of this activity La ever since. known work. He has helped write '0(
the crash boats are ready to lessly about. Chief Boatswain G. Nelson, USN, Eos. D. G. Ford la the diving numerous motion pictures, and has ;.t JI I
give emergency treatment right on A marker buoy la placed over Ret, Yard-Craft Officer, a veteran officer attached to the activity and been a frequent contributor to na.
the spot. In the case of serious In- the spot where the plane went Navy man who entered the service in charge of all diving operations. tlonal magazines.
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Relations Office( at no expense! to the government Copies
lIe distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval By Chaplain II. M. .J hn..ont l.t. (Jg) USNIt I
Personnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Technical ,
Training Center the Headquarters of the Naval Air
Operational mining Command Naval Auxiliary Air Sta- Acres of Diamonds !
ilon. Green Cove Sprln a. Naval Auxiliary Air Station
Cecil' Held., Naval I AJr Gunners School:, the U. S Naval i j An Interesting story \Is told by Doctor Russel H.'I'I'II 1
}'ot>ltal. and Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities MayporU
I Conwell which, briefly goes something; like this:

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. USN I There once was an ancient Persian by the name ;
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training of Al Hated He was a contented ,and wealthy man "t

Captain Walton VV. Smith. USN p One day an aged Buddhist prieat visited Al Hated "
Commandant. i '' and told him how this world was made and
Jacksonville Naval Air Station
how as a part of this world God created the diamond "-

Captain Joseph B. Lynch A-VG). USNR I' AI Hafed became intensely interested in these pi ice-
Commanding Officer Ij less gems and so he decided to sell his valuable farm .'
Naval Air Technical Training Center
; I : I and start out in search of them. Tirelessly he search '

Captain John J. O'MsJler) CMC), USN. I 'j ed throughout the world for many yeais; finally he

U.Commanding S Naval' Hospital Officer I I I died, poor and friendless, In a distant unfamiliar
land. -

Commander Commanding Edward E.Officer Dolecek., USN It j Now that is just the first half of the story The

Naval Air Gunners' School second half has the meaning that we do not want '

to miss 0I
Commander William H. Ashford. Jr.. USN,
.. Commanding Oft icer. Sometime after purchasing it, the man who
'. Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Spring I bought Al Hafed farm took a walk down to the )

Commander -Samuel G Mitchell brook which ran through the gaiden, and petctolva .
Commanding Officer I Ing curious black stone in the water, he brought i
Naval Auxiliary Air :Station Cecil Field it into the house and placed it upon the mantel' A

Lieut. Cot. Chester L: ;;wn@. USMC (Ret), j I 'Oh ?T? I I'm terribly sorry! You pot the accent on rh) few days later, the Buddhist priest, who had told i
Commanding Officer wrong syllable!" I Al Haled how diamonds were made came to visit i
Marine Barracks him; upon seeing the black stone the priest asked

Lieut Cot. William T. Evan USMC (Ret). I, excitedly: "Has Al Hated returned T Has AI Haftd
Commanding Officer brought back diamonds?" The new owner of the
Marine Aviation-Detachment ---- farm replied"Why, no! He has Just left and J

The JAX AIR NEWS receive Camp Newspaper Service besides that Is no diamond. It is just a stone which
material. Republication II of creditedmatter prohibited AMUSEMENT CALENDAR I picked up In the brook." Together they rushed j
without permission' I of CNS. War Department 205 E. out to the stream and sure enough there were many"
42nd St.. N. Y. C.
MAIN STATION more beautiful black stones, Thus was discovered 'J
f the diamond mines of Golconda, the moat profitable j
Insuring The Peace I diamond mines in the history of mankind,
TIIUKSUAY_"My Sinter Eileen," Hosaliml Bltseeil' ) Janet Blair. One
When this war is over the United States of last ).ar'lI moot entertaining pictures I 18 this delightful comedy If Al Hated had only looked! there was an ACHE "

will be flooded by cries "break up the Army," about the adventures of two girls In Net York, (17)) OF DIAMONDS In his own back yard! "

or "break up the Navy." We all hope, even Thursday, Student Officers' Auditorium only, "Soul of a Monster, Your opportunity to make something worthwhile
K. Hobart of your life is right here and now. This job you are ,I
as the veterans of World War I, that thisis 'IUUAProgr to be announced In Plan of the Day. doingno matter what it la-IS IMPORTANT. No "

the war to end all wars, but history should SATURDAY-(Matton Field only), "More the ''Merrier-lean Arthur. matter what else you are doing you are building .j
have taught us that this is somewhat of a SUNDAY-" \ al"le Goes to Keno," Ann. Sothern, John llotliak Ann your life by the attitude and aptitude with which

far-fetched dream.It Sothern scores another hit In thi gay tale of the trouble and adventures you attack your present tasks, Whether or not you
I that come Mnisie't way when she develop a" tie, ('IUI"luX'hf'r ; seize this chance to advance yourself (and this advancement
costs a lot of money to maintain a large to wink involuntarily', and ha to take a vacation from her is not necessarily one of rank or rate, but
Army or a large Fleet, but it costs many defense job ((18)) of building a life) is up to you. By taking advantageof

times as much to build one after war has ;MONJAY-The !Merry Monahans," Donald O'Connor. Peggy Ryan, the opportunities that are yours now to obey or
been started-and the next time with mod- I Jack Oakie. This comedy-drama with iiiuMc relates the story of a to give orders, to learn to get along' with your f..l- -
father and his two youngsters who make up a viuilevllle team and lows, to stand firm for your convictions you can be
ern military implements, we may not have portrays backstage life In vaudeville over a span of years before ready to do the job with life when the war Is over;

the time to build one. World War I, Incorporating many nostalgic tune of our parent that will be your tesponsibility One diamond is time j
and grandparents' time. ((19)) -don't throw it away! One diamond Is learning new .
"'e should begin studying now about what
TUESDAY-"The Impatient Years J.Ulrlhllr., Let Bowman, skills-don't neglect them! The Crown Diamond i H! 1
type of military force we are going to main- Charles Coburn A romantic comedy about the return tain when peace comes, in order that no almost two j'ears' absence, to the bride he has known for onlj faith Don't wait until after the war. Polish- your

power will be willing to risk picking a fight four da,'''. It's a heart-warming answer to questions| lat..mtth.. .. diamonds now Your Acre of Diamond I* at your
with Uncle Sam. wearabilitv of war marriages ((20)) feet just, Halting to In- found '

"'}<;VNtSUA"Moonlight and Cactus" Andrews' SMers. Leo Cwrrillo. -- ----
There are hints that some form of com- "In the groove" IN this fa.t-ntov'Ing melodic comedy starring I !

"" pulsory military service shquld be provided. the swinging Andrews {sisters and. featuring Mitch Ayres and his Radio

There'll be opposition, strong opposition to Orchestra (22)Figures Navy ProgramsTHURSDAY
( In parentheses are placing date at Student Off kern* Au- r
be the
that. Particularly will this true after ditorium.
) "Something for the Olrl "-\\' IHn 0700-0715)
fires of the conflict die out and the '
present Program are shown at Malnskle Auditorium at 1300 and 1700; Mason "Navy 11 ratlines" WJIIP
18951840"The
people become reconciled to the belief that Field at 2000. i
First Line" \\' lInt (('US) ::2(10-2:10
there'll never be another conflict.In I U. S. Naval Hospital I FRIDAY -*

this regard we pass on to you a recent To 1a.v'-1215, beach trip to Pontewlra; "(rirl. Trouble,"' Man Movie -U S, Marine Band"-VVJAX (NBC) 1230-1245
statement by Secretary of War Henry L. I wards A-8. D-l, 11-5. "Navy" New*"-WJA\ 1750-175.1:
}'rlda-. 1300, NATTC orchestra at recreation room.I a"y lIf'ftdlin4'1ll"-WJIII- U S.-1MO
Stimson to the effect that : "The most important -
"Something for the ..
i Saturday-1000) bingo party, Itecreation room. Ulrl.-\\.JAX 1M0-IMS
provision_ which! can be made _by the I Sunday-1500, open house, special programs, refreshments "Meet Xour Nftvj"-WJIIP (Blue) 2030-2H><)
1- __ _ __ ______ SATUUDAY
Congress ana the American people for the ----- -

future defense of the nation is a system of h oooatloflnamtdasooaveP *"Women' In Blue"-WJIIP (Blue)' 1400-1450
a T n Services >avy Bulletin Board"-WI'DO
universal Divine
The terrible lessons
military training. g breezes g I I Mutual) 1705-1750

of this war should convince every D a "Navy Wingtt"-WJAX 200-230:

thoughtful American that reasonable militaiy g Salty Humor From g rr.tut..a Chapel I: testia R."a .... SUNDAY"BlueJMket_

preparedness} is the only means by Here And There Birmictktm' ATtnnc. ('h4tlr"-WMHR (CBS) 1100-11.10
which the peace and security of the nationcan g )8.1O-Rel'ult 07.10: -Holy Communion.Divine cervlre.09TO "America In the Air"-WMBK (CBS) 1800! -1MO:

be established." CmDgDDDnDDQAQDCgaAQDa : -Training Center Divine service. "Pacific Storj"-WJAX (NBC) 2330-2400MONDAY
When To Stop 0930-Sunday School (small chapel l).
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Y2 You Alice is natural 1045: -General Divine. service "(Yo S. Navy lUixl"-WJAX (NBC) 1230-1245
: say a 1843: -Vesper **rvlce
Put Away Childish Things born artist? C.'holie ('h.p.li M.,tl. "at sail "BUI Nail, Bluejacket' J'IaGlf9t'-
Uirmiaghim Att... WMBK 1630-145"Navy .
Ylc: Yeah, she knows exactly
Unfortunately we're not a Bible student, 0630-Ma .. New*"-WJAX 1750-1755

but somewhere in that good book is the where. draw* the* line. 0830 0700--Mas Mas**.. .0'.:_ "Navy lI.adlll1"-\\'JIII- ISS5-l-40'

statement to the effect that, "When he was Affect All 09:W-Main. "Something for the Girls"-WJAX 1930-1 43
1100-Mas*.
a child he spake as a child," etc., "but when i The moon affects the tide and 3700-Maw. TUESDAY
he ChrUtUn Sri**** fi.utlttl l Mn.tU "Something for tike Girls"-WMBK 0700-0715) :
became
man he put aside childish thingso"I 'the untied. Read aDd| Birmli|.bm Aveaae, "Bands to Battle"-WMBK CBS 1730 1745
Some of us in the Navy might well carefully)) I I 1100-.Small chapel.Jt i. "Navy lI.adlll1.-\\'JIU- ( ) -
What A Cow I _Uh srrvUe' Small Chapel (Mot. 1835-1840
consider those words.It tin Road and UlimlnKham Avenue), "Ask Your Nav>'"-WJIIP 2100-2150
A preacher walked into a local : 3800-Sabbath Service tiUlav: )). ")tall of l\lontt'zum\\'J'Dq
is true that we have<< many fellows in tavern, in the course of his welfare) C10-Sabbath Service I SUiida). (Mutual) 2230-23.
17.10-Devotions (Tutsdtt) NAGS and
the armed services who, in normal times ofpeaf' : work, and ordered a glass of milk, Cecil Field. WEDNESDAY

woud be regarded as "bovs. When By mistake, he was served milk 171O-D.\ctons Cove (Thursday) Giwn "Navy N.-\\.JAX 1750-1755

they took the oath of allegiance they were punch. SptinKa- "Navy Jlf'64IlInVJlII 1835: -1 MO
promising that they would put aside childish' the After drinking it to the last drop ; that "th.lrlac15 are longer
holy man lifted his eyes upward
t things and pick up the burden of men. and was heard to say, "Oh, these days"* From Other Papers ii I

It isn't an easy task, and unfortunately Lord, what a cow* *!" e AIM" Ran

some of the fellows find it a difficult transi- Chock Not Word "Wan jour Mtllor frU-nd heart Jingle Bells Jingle Bells-yeah, gents, it may ri

wtion: to make overnight. They're not ac- "Was your friend shocked over broken when gar jilted him?" only August, but remember August 23 is only tot:

customed to regulations .don't seem to the death of his rnotfh-r-in-law' ?" I' "1 should say not h", was |>refetly shopping days till Xmas! And-
horrid." If you want to be sure that relatives and friends
realize that Navy rules are based on lengthyperiods "Shocked: He was electrocuted
"What did he do?" overseas'! yet your Christmas boxes, you had tttter
of experience as to what is best. StartlingThe I I "When 1 gave him tack the ring start shopping, now, the Poet! Office department

Regulations are based upon necessity. The teacher was having a tough lie took a file out of his |H>ckt and announced this *eek. Emphasizing the importanceof

sooner one determines to do the best he can time with Johnny in getting him to cut a notch IIn the lnlde." Walker mailing dates, Postmaster General Frank C.
I ""hat was M tad about that?" cautioned that no gifts for military personnel -
within the limitations pronounce "fc-et She tried to
down
set the
by service "There Hr live notch( there overseas may be mailed before Sept 13 of
him idea
give the with
the happier he'll be and the mote he'll an ex alre uy." after Oct 15 unless written request fiom the intended
ample. "Johnny, she paid "What '
e e ee receiver is
contribute toward the successful presented
prosecutionof has a cow got four of that I have
s e The Wlihr.
Sky-
"
the
war. I two of? InterestingA e *
Those who have been in the for The answer Johnny wa
Navy
a gave Mare Island officers of the rank of Lt. (jg) ar
man in the moon in't half .
considerable of time realize the valueof startling. R above
period are reminded that they are authorized to hay
e interesting ar the 'lady in the fun
having regulations that cover virtually Face LongerA I the general powers of notaries public in the admdifclratlon

all possible contingencies. They also realize Dutch underground newspaper New Fashion for of oaths and the execution of papers dr& '
Federal
the value of instantaneous and that barbers in Holland A clean purposes. This service may be ren-
cheerful reports upper:' lip Is the order of died only for in for
persons! the naval service or
have boosted the price c.f a the day at the U. S.
obedience. Many casualties occur because Navy Pie. civilians connected with the naval office in some capacity. 0-
shavt to their Nazi overloards
men do not realize the value, of obeying five ante The reason, according by trainees Flight Schcol' have in been Athens instructed, Ga. Pilot net, Officers should write under their signatures" !,
orders) to the Netherlands Authority of Act cf Congress, 9 April 1903.
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Defeat of Germany Fighter-Type Training Officer Here



.. Is Not End of War Was In On "Turkey Shoot" When Japs



.' For Bluejackets BURMA" (CNS"What do you Lost 400 Aircraft To Task Force 58
think. the British officer said to,
Navy Will Not Start his Gurkha sergeant, "of the Idea
of Gurkha soldiers jumping from Comdr, Paul D. Mule, former
Demobilization 'Til planes at 800 feet, like British and skipper of a Navy fighter squad- v
roil attached to Admiral .MarcMltscher's
American troops.
Japan Is Dusted Off .
The Gurkha sergeant shook his famed Task Force 58,
The Army last week announced head. "Gurkha soldiers won't jump has reported aboard the Jackson.

,plans for a limited start at demobilization from 800 feet," he said. "Two hun- vllle Naval Air Station to assume
of its men when dred feet, okay" the duties of fighter-type training 3.s 3.

I Germany is defeated, but Navy "But, the officer argued, "at officer for the Naval Air Oper-
Secretary James Forreatal declared 800 the parachute has a better ational Training Command.

there will be no letdown by the chance to open." Comdr. Bule's squadron-Fight.
Navy when the Nazis bow I The Gurkha smiled and nodded. Ing 18-compiled one of the most
"On the contrary" Secretary I "Oh," he said. "You mean we get outstanding records of the Pacificwar
Forreatal said, "the Navy is expanding parachutes That's different." by shooting down 137 Jap tr,
and will continue to expand --,ft-Ai- _- M planes during a nine month tour
The Navy cannot demobilize of combat duty.
Little TheatreTo
until Japan is defeated." During this tour of duty, completed .
The navy strength now is alight. less than two months ago,
ly above 3,000,000 officers and enlisted Hold TryoutsFor Fighting 16 was in the vanguard

personnel, and Forrestal saidIt of strikes on Salpan. Tinlan, Guam
will continue to grow until the Navy Actors Tarawa Wake, MUle Kwajaleln,
authorized strength of nearly 4- Palau, Woleal, Hollandia and Truk
I
All Naval who have
s 000.000 Is reached next July. personnel
The squadron's most spectacular
had any experience in amateur theatricals
Postwar navy plans he said, will
achievement occurred June
be determined to a large extent in high school or college, single
I 19-the first day of the Battle of
and those who would like to par I.I!
by the '
"unique problems" faced by
the Eastern Philippines, when a
afforded the
tlclpate are oppor
the United States in waging a war.
Japanese carrier task force attacked
tunity to appear in plays to be
I "Wars, Forrestal said, "have I r
the U. S. fleet supporting
, got to be fought a long way from produced by the Little Theatre of Marine
Jacksonville.The landings on Salpan !
.
our shores. If and when
we fighta
of Little Theatre, considered During that first day, planed
west war. of east the Rockies the Alleghenies we've lost or a one of the ten finest in the country, and ack-ack from Task Force 58
will soon inaugurate its 1944 season disposed of more than 400 Japanese r
war. aircraft of all types. shapesand _
He said collapse of Germany and celebrate its twenty-fifth an-
size. So awesome was the I
rather than easing the job of niversary.
havoc wreaked the Japanese -
among
Marcella directress of
the navy will present It with new Cisney, ,
aerial formations that the
tasks. One, Forrentul said, will be the Little Theatre, who has just
battle hall become famous
the transportation of men and returned from a summer of radio
throughout the Navy as the"turkey M' r
at Radio Station WMCAIn
material freed from the European production ,
I shoot"Fortyfive
theater Into the Pacific to New York, announces the fol.
deliver heavier blows against lowing plays as being consideredfor of the 400 Jap planes ) fComdr
"al an. production this fall: "Kiss and destroyed were knocked down by r x
"Germany's defeat," Forrestal Tell"; "Over 21"; "Philadelphia I, Fighting 16, and the job was accomplished f

declared, "will result in a redistribution Story"; "The Little Foxes"; "Un- without the loss of a
rather than a reduction of cle Harry"; "Green Grow the Lilacs" single member of the squadron. _
naval strength" ; "Blythe Spirit," and others.A "Our first contact with the en-

He reported that the navy for special reading audition will emy came in the morning," says
a year has studied demobilization be held exclusively for naval personnel Comdr. Bute, "when search patrols

methods and has completed tentative interested in appearing in I from our squadron overlapped with
plans to meet any contln2'encY.// any of the above plays, at the those of the Japs. We shot 13 Paul D. Buie. USN
The -navy has worked in cooperation Little Theatre.. 2032 San Marco I of these down even before the main -- --

with the army and present I Boulevard, South Jacksonville on I battle got underway" I victory that teamwork can produce from enemy gunfire his radio.and

plans agree in principle with those Friday evening, September 15th, at i I The remainder of Fighting 16'. I Comdr. Bute describes how, compass failed and he was forced
announced by the war department. 18 P. M. If you have had any score 9f 45 was added' an the during the American landings at to navigate more than 250 mile
'Like the army," the secretarysaid 'experience at all or even if you Japs sent torpedo and bomber Tarawa 14 planes from his squadron back to his ship by means of a
"the navy in establishing haven't Miss Cisney invites you to I strikes against the American were assigned the task of small ornamental compass he carried
priority for severance, Intends, I attend this special tryout. The the I fleet. Only a few of the Jap guarding the alrlanes between the I with him.
when the time comes for demobilization atre is a lot of fun and a fascinat- plane were able to sneak Gilberts and the Marshalls. They [ Ens Wendorf, during an aerial
to give due consideration to ing hobby and it offers a leisure I through the aerial cordon surrounding had the job of preventing the ,, battle over Kwajaleln, became separated
the factors of length of service time recreation that is both glamorous the fleet, and only two Japanese from flying In aerial reInforcements from the other members of
service outside the continental and educational. carriers and one battleship! were to their beleagueredforces his flight and consequently attract
limits combat service and parent Among the Navy personnel who hit. They only received superficial on Tarawa II ed Japanese attack After several

hood." appeared in Little Theatre plays damage.At I After a short patrol the 14 U. minutes of dodging Japanese gun-

He added that when demobilization last year were: Jack Cummings, one point during the battle S. planet spotted 21 Jap fighters fire he announced over his radii
It possible for the navy it will Sp lcA( ) ; Billy Reed, Y2c; Lt. Comdr. Buie was directed to Guam, speeding toward the Gilberts. Attacking I that he was either going to jom
work in closest possible coordination Comdr. Pearce Poyntz: Lt RobeitDreyer where it was believed many of the I as one unit, they shot I up with or shoot down the next
with the army in an endeavorto ; Clarence Turner. Phmo3c; Japs were landing for refueling down 17 of the Japs definitely planes he saw. Seconds later ha

establish uniformity of demobilization Elmo Lehman, Y3c; and John purposes I and four probably, without a sin spotted two planes and began to
Douglas S2c. "They had been there all right" gle 10.1.I join up with them only to discover .
---% i4I'Clear the commander, "but He shot
says some they were Japanese.
The navy it is understood, hasa I #' -- I "That's just one example of what
had beaten to them. them down.
body me By
under consideration for retirement "
plan
: teamwork can do and has done
of officers and The Way1On the time I arrived, there were only : I "You can't beat fliers like that,"
over-age : Comdr. Buie. "I could cite
says ,
men but conditions of retirement one or two Zekes left in the air, says Comdr. Buie
include assurance that the indi- Tap TuesdayAt I and the ocean was filled with ,j many more." examples just as spectacular Before taking over Squadron 15

vidual leaving the service is relinquishing splashes where the rest had gone I Comdr. Buie was on duty in the<
an assignment which Mainside"Clear in. I counted 19 splashes still i I As illustrations of the confidence Bureau of Aeronautics in Washing

can be permanently abandoned."Fur'thermore plainly visible when I got there. aggressiveness and ingenuity of ;: ton. Prior to that he served for

," Forrestal con- the Way," a USE Camp ]I Toward the end of the battle some U. S. Navy fliers, Comdr. Buie I I two and a half years with patrol
'I of the Japs started bailing out tells the storied of Ens. Walter H. squadrons in the Hawaiian Islands
tinued, "since demobilization of the Show, featuring a number of topflight -
navy/ must await defeat of Japan professional entertainers, over Guam as soon as we got our Albeit and Ens. Edward G. Wens ''A native of Nashville, Ga., ha,
sights on them." drof, two members of his squadron. graduated from the Naval Academy
the navy will have an opportunityto will be presented at the Mainside
observe in operation a partial : Auditorium Tuesday night at 2000. Comdr. Bule's explanation of the Ens. Albert, In an effort to de- I in 1933, and won his wingsat

demobilization of the army and I Coleman Clark, U S, table tennis tremendous superiority of American l termine whether some opposing Pensacola two years later *
will thus be able to profit by the I champ and a top ranker in airmanship over that of the planes were land or carrier based, | Comdr. Buie is the son of Mrs
army's experience" i international competition, will appear -I Japanese, as demonstrated by the once flew within a few feet of two I Anna Mathews Buie of Nashville,
Asked about release of over-age in the show. Clark will team I "turkey shoot" is the "tea 01 work, I of them to check whether they Ga., and is married to the former '
confidence and of had tail wheels hooks. After Miss Margaret Bullock also of
men Vice Adm. Randall Jacobs, up with Allan Thomas in a unique aggressiveness" or I I
chief of the navy's bureau of personnel table tennis act. I the U. S. aviators I' making sure of their type, he shot I Nashville. The couple have two
attempting a news conference Here's rest of the lineup for I As an example of the kTnd of them down. Later, due to damage : sons.
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with Forrestal, said "we can't "Clear the Way" :
aftord to let men go until we get LINDA GERRY singer Quiz Contest Issue Guide Book I their dependents"
up to strength." "chirps" some lovely tunes andshe's The OWI said more than 2.000.-'
.... little from Oklahoma (QUESTION. ..1., .as i_ ON 000 have been In
-- ----- a lovely girl For Discharged Vet copies printed the
City.HARRY. PAGE 3) ; first edition for distribution to

Jackson Students HINES-"The 58th Variety ANSWERS: The Office of War Information I' servicemen by the armed forces.

," A comedian who once understudied I 1. Its General Sir Bernard I has made available for veterans of Veterans who have already been

for Eddie Cantor. Hairy Montgomery, top British officer J World War II a book out- discharged may obtain copies of
I guide
Present Program appeared in such Broadway hits asI who usually. wears a beiet. I the guide book from draft board
Artists anti Models, Hellzapoppin', 2. B lining the rights and benefits to offices of the Veterans Administration -

Winter Garden Show, and others 3. Newhouse and Trout are I which they and their dependentsare local offices of the U. S.
At U. S. HospitalHighlighting BETTY LOU HOLT A package sparking the Detroit Tigers' pen- entitled I Employment Service, or community -

of oomph. She's an aorobatlc dancer nant drive. The pamphlet, first of its kind veterans' information centers.
and formerly was with Ozzle 4, Six. Here are the combinations I
the ward entertain prepared by the government, is -'- -sA---
Nelson. : 6-1. 1.6 5-2, 2.5, 4.3, 3....
ment of the week was a variety officially called "your rights and Buy, Buy War IWn MILT DOUGLAS AND PRIS- 5. "Veni. vidi. vicl" (We came :
the hos- benefits
program sponsored by your a handy guide for Or
pital unit of the American RedCrtJu CILLA-This team has travelled I we saw, we conquered) was sent by veterans of the armed forces and I Bye, Bye Freedom '

and presented by several students 325,000. miles since they started I. Julius, ,I _Caesar, in! _a letter to Amanuus I --- -- ---- -- -- -
I entertaining service men in World announcing victory over t'nar-
of Andrew Jackson High
School, under the direction of Mrs. War II. It's an Adam and Eve naces at Zela in Pontus. :
act, with Eve triumphant. Milt's 6. It's one of the famous Brit I &'e'/
Elizabeth Coates of the AmericanRed It/tOMMUH EI
ish <
Spitfires, the XII ?
!
Cross, Duval County, Camp been in movies and has guested on
7. The last real invasion of.East
radio (!
many major programs, Rudy .
and Hospital Council I ., ,
Prussia '' -
Miss BVrnice Monies, Assistant I Vallee, Jack, Benny' Fred Allen, and French was troops by Napoleon.penetrated Russian this :::. :. ;, :; ; .

Chairman of the Entertainment etc.FIVEDAL section of Germany in 1914, but I got a lot of fan mail on last week's Communique. (One post card).
YN WALLACE
Committee! was ]Mistress of Cere- were quickly driven out This Is my lucky day. I hit the Dally Double---my moth r.in.law left
GIRLS and dancers
-singers de-
monies. ** 8, (a) Louisiana; (tb) Minnesota and my laundry came! back. _
Mina Jeannette Brown, vocalist, luxe, ; (c) Colorado; (d.> .Delaware. Reports from the Chow Hall front are that the men aren't eating! off
accompanied by Miss Kathleen --- 9, True. i off the trays anymore--they claim they can get more food off. the
Johnson, accordianlst; Miss Mar- STATION MARRIAGES 10. Ganges-Bay of Bengil l: Vol knives and forks '

garet Ziegler rhythm dancer; Miss The following marriage were ga-Caspian Sea; EbroMediterranean Hitler's big speech turned out to be like a Juniper with lip-stick on'on
Bobs Buchanan, readings; and a performed at the Station( Chapels Sea; Colorado-Gulf of California It. It didn't come off ,.
negro preacher reading by Mr. Eddy from Sept| 7 through ".ept 10: ; Plata-Atlantic Ocean. The Allied Armies are moving so fast they are three days ahead< of
Tarratus comprised the program Sept. 7th: Andrew I;. Stephen H. V. Kaltenborn.

to Dorothy M. Mossman; Sept 8: Sept 9th: Chester Clarence llalUkl Dewey ha* his eye on the Presidential seat--but look what F; D.. .R.
Mrs Elizabeth Towers, Chair- Gregory James Darby to Kllza-: to Bernice Ann Fullerton; has on it. > '. I.

man of the Camp and Hospital beth L. Heffelfincer: t'UfWtt1'1., Sept, 10: Julius Edwin Roger t<) The rainy season Is over according to weather reports From now, on

Council. American ReaCrosH, fur- ,Magby to Donna t;. Andrew; Sept. Harriet Klleab."tli Hop*; William. 'we can'expect a consistent drizzle \ I, I, .
nUhed transportation{ for the en*, 9th: David .irdwsed; AlbAugh to Mason Tfpothroun to *'n "o wAnn It .look AS If by October 1 Americana. ; will. .,be.hanging(! their. (
tertaln u. > Opal FJry, Jam**; Stuart I)Hi* to ".tllison. wash on the Siegfiled Una. .:.
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14 September 1944
Six JAX AIR NEWS ,




Fliers Part Scrimmage Set For This Week



I

Commandant And Lt. Comdr. Haskell Pleased Over Coach New Players .'


a Are WelcomeAt

'

Practice

By Edmund Walsh, Y2c
Lieut. Don Faurot, head coachof

OUR first reaction i in the 1944 all-station eleven, who

watching Lieut. Don Faurol t reported aboard the Station last
Monday, Is losing no time groom.
take the football drills
over \ his for the
ing squad opener
last Monday was "Where does it rf against the University of Florida,

he get all his energy?" s :, _______ Oct. 7."By.
First he was showing a tackle the end of) this week," said

how to block, then he was on the t t.a the tall and angular new coach,
other side of the field illustrat s. "we'll have a part scrimmage,
ing the same thing to an end and, probably on Friday. By the end
as the squad was segregated for of next week, we'll be ready for a
blocking practice, he kept moving ... ,' full scrimmage.

on to the guards, centers-anc if't..t"...,, 1 We're going to try to have a
backfield men. < good ball club here," he went on

It's easy to note that Lieut. ..._- ': "A good many of our boys are

Taurot believes in running as a -. "'..I.- e"",. ... Inexperienced w we'll have to
great conditioner for when he ; '7: ... hustle to do It." .

blows his whistle, all hands come "; A pleasant surprise for the .,;
on the double from wherever :' coaching staff and a boon to

they happen to be on the field. "',i4 Navy personnel who will watch
Sprints usually conclude the e h the team this fall was the arrival
i daily sessions. : / at practlco last Tuesday of two

members of the 1943 Naval Air

t Last year at Iowa Pre-Flight, .. _'- Technical Training Center's Air
Lieut. Faurot coached the Sea- ',".,-,',, .,!", $ lit .. .. t.0' "Ii Raider eleven. In person they are
hawks to a second place ranking :" '. ,,' Brad Ecklund, named all-Southern
among the football teams of the : '" ,, Service team center, and Bill Short,
nation. The pre-flighters led all > .' 1, .;'" ,, a towering tackle.
other teams in yards gained by V .o "Anyone with football experience -
rushing, averaging 324.4 yards per who would like to tryout
breaking the record of 310 Any Service team In the country would be fortunate to have Lieut. Don Faurot as football coach
game, for the team should report to
yards per game set in 1937 by the and the fact that LI ut. Faurot, left, Is here appears to be 4.0 with Capt. W. W. Smith, NAS Commandant Mason Field before practicesessions (
Colorado wonder team which fea- center, and Lt. Comdr. L. E. Haskell, physical training officer. The new coach came aboard or phone any me at Ext.
for duty last Monday.Athletic .
tured Whizzer White. 593," Lieut. Faurot stated.
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The mark of the Seahawks topped "We're still In the formative

even Notre Dame's yards I Heads Condo Pitches No-Hitter As stage and new players will have
gained from rushing last year. ample time to get acquaintedwith

The Irish, top-ranking elevenin Hold ConferenceContinued our plays."

'43, piled up an average of 313.7 O and G In the part scrimmage slated
yards per game, also shattering From Page One SurgesTowardTitleMerle tentatively for this Friday at 1700,
Colorado's record. the offensive team will run plays
.
Physical and Military Training, Condo, ace pitcher for the title bound Ordnance and against a defensive line. Next week
Football experts have watched will discuss, "Your Part in the two teams will line and to
Over-All Plan." Gunnery Softball team, turned in a no-hit, no-run masterpiece up go
with interest Lieut Fau
rot'sversion
against VPB 2 1 to 0 to his team's it under game conditions.
Squadron (1)
of the ""T formation." Lt. Comdr. W. O. Hunter, USNR, ( ), run stringof In preliminary drills this week,
Unlike the "T formation" of the physical training officer for the consecutive victories to seven in the playoffs for the Sta- Lieut Faurot ran the team through

Chicago Bears, the University Naval Air Training Command, will tion title. fundamental plays.

of Pittsburgh or Notre Dame, speak on The Revised Syllabus," Condo's swift deliveries and mix Several backfields were formedfor
his system has no man in mo- and Lt Comdr. R. T. Smith, USNR, the practices. One of them included -
tion. In addition, the halfbacks ture of tricks netted him six strike- St.
physical training officer for the I Mary's Navy Bill Leckonby, ex-Brooklyn
1. thare the passing with the quarterback. NAOTC, will conclude the talks, outs. Two men got on base on) er- Dodger ace at left half, Johnny.

f. discussing, "Assignment of Work." rors. 0 and G scored in the seventh Cards 8 GamesThe Allsup, who bad one year of var-

.i Under the system employed by The purpose of the conference iso frame when Cooney singled, Piat- sity at Hardin Simmons at right

the three previously mentioned discuss a number of accumulated kowski walked and Finley singled.Lee Air Devils, football team of half, George McClellan, a varsity
teams, the ".f formation" has with the U S. Navy pre-flight schoolat at Stetson at quarterbackand
problems dealing policies player
VPB hurler four hits.
I i a man In motion and the quarterback yielded St. :
Mary's college, California, of St.
, and administration of Naval Boathouse, one notch behind the Don Wojlcechoweki,
tribute does to the our throwing.In new coach. ,Aviation Physical and Military pace-setting 0 and G team, defeat- have carded an eight game schedule Joseph h.s, Pittsfield, Mass, at
for the 1944
season.
Training. At the conclusion of ed A and R, 3 to 2 to remain unbeaten full back.
We might mention also that his
I committee discussions, reports will in six games. Lotz was credited Four college teams and four Service Another backfield had: Joe
version of the 'T' is gaining
popularity in the midwest. Last be submitted to all members of the with the win, allowing A and squads will furnish the oppo- Brown Ga. Tech freshman last
I conference. sition with the opener set for 23 left half Joe Castellano, East
year the University of Illinois R five bits. Luciw, the losing year, ;
adopted it and several smaller Committees will be divided into: chucker, also gave up five hits. Sept. against the College of the Chester, N. Y. h.s., right half; Red

colleges and high schools now I I, Survival-Air Crewmen; 2, Student With the score tied, Boathouse Pacific. Warwick, Athens, Ga h.s., quarter
use It. Officers' Program; 3, Flight counted twice in the sixth to insure 1944 Air Devils Schedule back, and George Lett, who had
23
I Instructors; 4, Ships Company Program the 3 to 2 triumph. Buzby walked at Stockton.September-College of the Pacific two years at Marshall college,
'
A surprise visitor on the Sta- ; 5, Air Crewmen's Program; and came all the way home on a 1 October-Fleet City at Shoemaker Va., full back.
and 6, Gunnery School Program. four base wallop by Lotz. Pointek Field. % l
tion this week is Lt. Comdr. George 14 October-Southern California at --
,J. Earnshaw who assistant Among the officers attending the and Reynolds got two hits apiecefor Fresno.
was
personnel Lacked Wit
, officer and head coach of conference will be: Lt. L. J. Cro- A and R.Dispensary. 21 October-U.C.L.A. at Loa Angeles. Gomez Never

). the '42 baseball team before leavIng nan, USNAS, Beaufort, S. C.; Lt. third place team in zar.29 October-Fourth Air Force at Ke- Before going overseas on his

for sea duty almost two years Comdr. M. Saxon, USNAS, Banana the playoff standings, edged out 12 November-Coast Guard Sea Lionsat USO tour, Lefty Gomez received
ago. River, Fla.; Lt. F. E. Carter, Parachute Loft, 1 to 0 as Shrout Kezar. his quota of shots in the arm.
, one-hit ball Bar- 19 November Fleet City at St.
: Now gunnery officer on one of USNAAS, Cecil Field; Lt. Comdr.A. pitched a game. Mary's. "Don't give me any shots in the
0 H. Elward, USNAS DeLand, nett got the single bingle for the 25 November California while
our major carriers, the former at Berkeley. left arm, doc, he advised
pitching star of the Philadelphia Fla.; Lt. R. M. Barton, USNAS, .wl- rolling up his sleeve. "It's been

' Athletic's pennant winning teamsof I Daytona, Fla.; Lt L. Cochran, Ma- Playoff Stalndings Stud The Jas Air New Home dead for years." '-
o '29, '30 and '31, weighs 215 Ibs. rine Corps Air Station, Edenton, n nnrt Ci W.'7 L n
and looks in the best of health. N. c.; Lt. C. H. Parberry, USNAS, Boathouse 6 0
The only member of the '12 Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lt. A. C. Dispensary 5 1 As Blanding and NAS Battle To Tie

t baseball team he came across In Long, NAGS, Miami, Fla; Lt R. Seaaman Guard .5 5 2 4 I

J the Pacific was Lieut Tom OxeflIne Murff, USNAS, Hutchinson, Kan.; Ships 4 3 3DocksFerries
a pitcher At the time he Lt. H. J. Burnell, USNAAS, Jacksonville Store 3 11
\ received his wings! In the late Municipal No.1; Lt. Personnel 3 2 3
summer of '42, Lieut. Oxendine Comdr. A. H. Ewing, Jr., USNAAS, VPB 2 (1)J: 4
! was the only Cherokee Indian to Green Cove Springs, Fla.; Lt. H. H. Parachute Loft ,2 1 4 4

have a commission In Naval Harden, USNAS, Lake City, Fla.; VM 0 12 r

Aviation. Lt. Comdr. R. B, Wolf, USNAS,
*
Miami, Fla.; Lt. Comdr. E. W. losers. Dispensary scored its tally
Sport Slants GrantlandRice's Nelson, USNAS, Melbourne, Fla.; without a hit, although they pickedup
column of last Monday reveals Lt. G. F. Anderson, USNAAS, five safe blows along the route
that Elroy (Crazy Legs) Mayport, Fla.; Lt. (Jg) S. D. Par Gambut and Blick walked with : .)
:_
Hirsch has Joined Otto Graham and .
ker, NAGS, Purcell, Okla.; Lt M. Gambut coming home when Sahn ____
Stan Koslowski in the Chapel Hill
H. Gross, USNAS, Sanford, Fla.; kie was safe on an error.
Pre-Flight backfield. Lieut George A and R still in the
Lt. S. L. Williamson, USNAS, running
Barclay, of the physical training Shawnee, Okla.; Lt J, A. Schrick- with only two defeats, blasted
and coach of the NAS
department er, USNAS, St Simons Island, Ga.; Ship's Store, 8 to 0. Pointek and
softball team which won the
Luce did the mound work for the
Lt. L. W. Peterson, USNAS, Vero
NAOTC north-central title in a
Beach, Fla.; Lt. L. L. Hatfield, winners, yielding Just three hits.
breeze, adds that Red Saunders
A and R got four runs, enough to
NAGS (Yellow Water), Jackson-
the Texas back of
great running
clinch the contest In the initial inning rt
ville Fla. Lt. Comdr. L. E. Has-
;
a few years ago is also at Chapel Durmott Welker and
kell, USNAS, Jacksonville, Fla., singled
Hill The pre-flight team plays
safe Poin-
Reynolds were on errors.
A. Burnett Lt.
here Oct. 28. and Lt. Comdr. E. ,
tek went out. Henricksen
' Joe Brown, left half candidate H. N. Sigel, Lt J. H. Mason, Lt. with the bases loaded, driving tripled in
P. E. Kutnlnk and Lt. S. E, Epler,
j on the all-station eleven, played for three tallies. Beers was out. Serf
Georgia Tech as a freshman last all of USNAS, Jacksonville. o
Henricksen.
singled, scoring
I fall, scoring two touchdowns, ol1e '::!. Reynolds singled and tripled and r
against Duke and the other againstthe Weiner doubled for the winners.VF .
Has A WinnerOld
Naval Academy Johnny Casey 4, with four wins and four 1 z Q s
Allsup, pint sized right half, scored Casey Stengel is smiling losses, decisioned Parachute Loft. ', ,
I twice for Hardin-Simmons in his!!!I again. For the first time in ten 5 to 3. Dillon was nicked for just ,

year of competition Congratulations years he has a good ball club to I three hits by the losers. VF 4 r'C
t to Lieut. Harry Sigel, o manage. After quitting his def scored three runs in the sixth to

the physical training department. pressing job with the Boston break Parachute Loft's 3 to 2 lead.
f "The recent addition to his farmlj: Braves, he signed up to succeed Clark walked. Then Miller, Big-

Is John Montgomery Sigel, born Charlie Grimm as boss of the Milwaukee gins, Spradley and Petty all singled ,
l sept. 4, and already tabbed by hia I Brewers, of the American to account for two runs. Big- .'.

c father for Penn in State football where"pappa" and I I Association, and right now the gins and Petty with two hits The fisticuffs In this action packed scene are Dick Lee, felt, of

starred Dick Lee Brewers are leading the pack apiece, led all hitters. the Navy and Ted Filliplak, of the Army. Lee took the first two
: fans thought
track. Many ol, -- --. rounds but lost the three round decision to Filliplak. The Air
his bout with Ted Filliplak -
Won Camp Blanding, last Friday nightat t, has fought Fritzie. Zivic and other Boy, Buy War BondsOr Station and handing boxing teams meet again 22 Sept at Bland-
Ing. The bouts at the Smoker last ended In draw each team
" the Smoker, but thettiCtall*: top notchers, outweighed Lee by Friday a ,
decided otherwise Fillipla't. who I 10 pounds. Bye, Bye Freedom winning four.Pnge .








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((4 September, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven



WAVE Tennis Champ and Runner-Ut Catalina Flying The Jap How He Fights I



,. e .;btiy y Boats Still Get And How To Fight HimBy _



In Deadly BlowsNewest Millions Camp of New.paper words of Service analysis Air Group 25 Sets

have been written about the Jap-

in series of triumphs anese soldier since our war with
a long
his nation began. Yet today, de- Flight Record For
for the Navy's grand old spite all these words, he remains

Catalina flying boatsdestructionof an enigma even to those American

Japanese night shipping in'cooperation soldiers who have met him in combat Carrier Aviation
No one can quite figure him
with PT boats-was re- I

Fi vealed upon the arrival in the out.Just what is he like, this bandy- the Navy Pacific Air Group with what 25 Is is home believedto from

United States of "Ranhin's Night legged, myoptlc little man who be a record for sustained combat .
Raiders," a "Bl-xck Cat" squadronfrom sells his life so cheaply? How flying by carrier-based aviation -
does he fight? What tricks does
the South Pacific. The pilots and aircrewmenflew
he play in the jungle? What makes
on an
the Japanese
Thousands of fully equipped Jap- against
him act the he does?
anese soldiers were killed and untold way average of nearly four hours per
.Q l tons of critically needed sup- Here are some answers to these who day, every day, for 23 continuous
questions from infantrymen of the current Marianas operations -
the bottom by days
plies were sent to have fought the Jap and licked

these skillfully coordinated attacks him-at Munda, Kwajalein, Attu.A .
over a period of six months. rifleman: "He has no guts, Normally flyers are enab'td to
, J Loaded to their gunwales with but he is treacherous as hell. He rest up and recuperate between
/ personnel and supplies, barges at- won't face an American soldier sharp, shorter carrier strikes. Hut
tempted to slip unCer cover of with an Ml rifle, but he'll bur- this time the Navy's powerful Task
I darkness into Choiseul, Bougainville row himself into a hole and stay Force 58, of which Air Group 25
New Britain and New Ire- there a month, sniping at you was a unit, sailed to the Marianasand
r 3D land to supply forces by-passed and him stayed there. So for week after
until you pick him off or dig
) isolated by Allied forces. out. Then he'll blow himself up week fie airmen averaged nearly
four hours a day at the nerve-
"Rankin's Night Raiders, flying with a hand grenade before he'll
lumbering Catalina's painted pitch give up." straining tasks of bombing and

black, contacted 186 of these barges An I&R scout: "I met him at strafing Japanese land installa-
j and five[ merchant ships at Kwajalein. He's a dangerous little tions, battling enemy fighter

night. Thirty-four barges and two jnonkey, but, shot for shot, GI planes, and patrolling.
merchant ships were destroyed and Joe has got it all over him in "We didn't win the war," com-

23 barges were damaged by the nerve, guts and common sense. mented Lt. Comdr. Robert H.
"Black Cats." When the Jap's leaders are goneso Price, USN, "but we did a lot of
Most of the barges not attackedby is his initiative[ and he'll crawl work."
the planes were sunk or dam- into a hole and Just wait there A total of 120 Japanese aircraftwas

aged by PT boats and, sometimes, for you to close in and get him. destroyed by the Air Group.
destroyers. Of the 186 barges attacked He'll try to get you first, however Another 30 were damaged. Of
r more than 105 were at- ." those destroyed =37 were shot ort
tacked in cooperation with surface A reconnaissance sergeant: "He's of the air, and 83 were bombed

craft. While "Black Cats" kept kind of stupid, a poor shot, and and strafed on the ground.
the enemy spotted and the area no match for a Yank, physically, One Japanese light cruiser and
lighted with flares, PT boats and mentally or psychologically. But a 4,000 ton cargo ship were
destroyers closed in for kills. because he's such a determined, bombed and sunk by the group.
"Rankin's Night Raiders" flew fanatic little ape, you've got to Enemy vessels damaged by
1,777 sorties. They amassed a to- 'watch him every minute. At Mun- bombs and strafing Included two

tal of 7,616 flight hours, of which da, the bayonet fights were few destroyers, 15 cargo ships, and
4,765 were flown at night. They and far between, but when we had numerous smaller craft.
dropped 5,433 bombs, weighing 'them, our soldier's proved to be One of the spectacular individ-
Alary Marcinlak, left, of the Main Dispensary, is congratulatedby 579,200 pounds. They expended an much the superior." ual experiences of the Air Group
Rhoda Thompson, A and R, on her victory In the finals of the estimated 2,000,000 rounds of .30 Rifle squad leader: "I found in centered about Lt. Comdr. Price,
WAVES' tennis tournament. Marcinlak won 6-8, 6-%. and .50 caliber ammunition and the fighting on Kwajalein that who, flying a Grumman Hellcat,
is nota was shot down by anti-aircraft fire
--------- --- flares. the Individual Jap soldier
estimated 5,000
dropped an especiallywhen in the midst of a Jap convoy he
good fighting man,
Boxers Beat Johnston Split They rescued seven downed. airmenin he is caught by surprise and was attacking off the Marianas,
open sea landings.Spurious doesn't have a chance to get organ- and spent 11 days on a life raft
ized." before he was rescued.Lt. .
With Blanding In Two Meets A platoon guide: "He is a fanatic Comdr. Price's plane sankso
Insignia who will fight to his death fast he was unable to release

(In its two most recent meets, the Naval Air'Station boxing and is therefore not to be taken his life raft. He floated in his life
However, fanaticism is a belt and clung to the empty aux-
lightly.
Gordon John-
team fought impressively defeating Camp
( for and iliary belly tank which had been
stan inV cst Florida, and battling to a draw with Camp Purchases HaltedWearing poor clear-headed substitute thinking.courage In many Instances sheared off his plane and was

Blanding on the Smoker card last Friday.In Japs attacking our posi- floating.

one of the highlight fights of.. of aircrew and subma- tions made suicidal charges that "A Jap destroyer came towardme

the Blanding card, Dick Lee, Sea- Judges; SpA) Ic Frank Potterly, rine combat insignia is the subjectof doomed them from the beginning." ," he related.IJon't"Whether know. I or tried not
I "He's little they saw me,
A rifleman a tricky
145 lbs. referee and Joe Rehnor timer. a special circular letter appear- :
man Guard, weighing Bul- week. I have known him to kill a to hide behind the tank. I thought
dropped a close three round de- Result of the Blanding lights: John- ing in the Navy Department GI then take the GI's clothingand sure I'd be picked up. The destroy
cision to Ted Filliplak, Army, who ny Welch, Army, Baltimore, Md., beat I letin, semi-monthly publication. sneak into our lines. You can er came so close that I could see
weighed in at 154 IDs Morton Hinton, Navy Birmingham Signed by Rear Admiral L. E. however, even I men in white shorts workIng With
always spot a Sap,
Against the experienced Filll- Ala., 148 lbs; Tony D ICratto, Army, Denfeld, Assistant Chief of the The he with lines.
: in Yank clothing. way
who fought Fritzie beat Marvin Reid, Green Bureau of Naval Personnel, it
piak, once Brooklyn I walks with short, choppy steps and "This was before there had
Zlvic, Lee won the first two ville. S. C.. 150: lbs ; Carlos Silvis reads as, follows, and is directedto him been any landings on Saipan, andI
rounds and in the opinion of many Don Navy McAllister.San Juan, Puerto Rico York, City beat, all ships and stations for ac- a dead sort of shuffle" always give guess I would have been a privto .

the fight. Lee was superior In the 125 lbs. Salvatore Afvarez, Navy, Key tion: I And away.now, from these veterans, a destroyer commander. But it
Infighting while Filliplak landed West beat Takoml Shinn. Miami ]35 "The attention of the Bureau advice how to fight this was lucky I wasn't picked up, because -
the harder blows. Ibs. Johnny ', New Orleans has been invited to the fact that 'some on I sank that
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I beat George; oc\at Navy: Mobile strang soldier, who hides in trees our boys
The next match for NAS will large quantities of the Aircrew waits I destroyer."
I 165 Ibs' Adrian Grill Navy and shoots at you and then Japanese
be at Camp Blanding, Friday, 22 White! Plains N. Y? beat Jimmy Donovan Insignia and the Submarine Combat there for to come and kill him. On the afternoon of the 11th
Army, Kane Pa, 157 Ibs. : sold con- you
Insignia are being
Sept.In Comdr. Price was bailing
Thomas, Navy, Washington, D.: CUb A demolition private: "In mov- day Lt.
another scrap, at 135 lbs., Charlie Forrezl. Army. New York City trary to the regulations governingthe ing from one position to another, water out of his raft (dropped to
Salvadore Alvarez, Docks-Ferries, 140 Ibs and Jfl'lcF :la'I Army Pitts I sale of these insignia. In accordance move fast, keep low, and hit the him five hours after he had been
outpointed Takoml Shinn, Amer- burgh Results beat of Camp Gordon'I ,Johnston 145 IDs, with references (a) andb ground flat. Don't misuse the rifle. shot down, by Lt. (jg) Albert O.
ican-born Japanese Alvarez yielded fights: : Kvarisen. A and R. beat Miller. ( ), the sale of both of these insignia And don't wander off by yourself." Morton) when he looked up and
the reach to his opponent but Army, heavyweglht, Thomas, Municipal is restricted to Ship's Serv- A staff-officer: "Memorize your saw a destroyer, bow on, 250 yards
scored heavily in close quarter No. 1, beat Balllna, Army, 140 lye stores and they are to be sold He wasn't sure whether it
Ibs; Grill, A and R, beat Sands. Army, own position, know what your per- iway.
fighting, knocking Shinn to the 160 lbs': Urch, Army, beat Scaegs. only to naval personnel authorizedto sonal objectives are and remember was American or another Jap de-
canvass for a count of seven in Boathouse, 130 Ibs, ; Schaefer, Physical i : receive same. better fightingman stroyer. It was with relief when
the final round. Training, and Slater. Army drew at "The Aircrew Insignia and the that you're a self lie heard a voice call out: "Can
beat Hlnton. than the Jap. Keep your
Adrian Grill, A and R, edged out A 65a r.it, 142 ollblr'Brmb! ; h, Army, Submarine Combat Insignia are confidence." you take a line?"
Jimmy Donovan, Army, in a nip boat Silva, A and R, lightweights; Reid very highly prized by those authorized A rifleman: "Don't get trigger He was too weak to take a line,
and tuck fight. Evenly matched, Physical 150 Training Ibs beat Mortanelll, to wear them and it is happy when you're fighting the jo two men lifted him aboard. He

the leather tossers slugged it out Army. --%.TSj __, -, most undesirable that these Insignia Jap. You're liable as hell to spray lad lost between 30 and 35
for three rounds with Grill earningthe sold to but back flying with
How To Address Mail be cheapened by being some of your own men. In the jungle rounds, was
decision on cleaner punches as directed to advise anyone who has not earned them. fire only when you've got a his Air Group within a short time.
'1 Donovan tired at the finish. All hands are address "It is requested that all naval bead on a Jap." -.....
to
50 Marvin Reid, Physical Training, their correspondents personnel be informed that they -'- I Stork Exhausted-
dropped a close decision to Tony them by their full name, includingfull authorized to purchase
rank are not aekwar(1Oj- Driving up to the house to with Press
Del Gratto, Army. Reid took the middle name, or either the Aircrew Insignia or the
seventh
the baby,
which had been family's
Number forces
and Station Box Japanese ,
rating
Del Gratto's
first round but su- Submarine Combat Insignia from
and dofensh'eability and not to use nicknames. It is putting up a gallant fight againstthe ;he doctor almost ran over a duck.
ServIce
perior punching other than Ship's "
any source duck out front?
"Is that
swung the fight to him. almost impossible to locate the ad- stores." enemy In the Myitkyina sector your
Officials for the Blanding fights dressee of mail addressed to a man successfully forced their way asked the M. D.
were: CPO Al Taylor, CPO Dick by his nickname or by his middle back to new positions according to "It's ours, but it ain't no duck."
Send the Jax Air News Home schedule.-Tokyo radio. tt's; a stork with his legs worn off
and Curran only.
Cunningham, Major name .
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; Civilian Employees' News New Officers Are .T:3/2

. Editorial Offices .

Personnel Telephone Relations Extension Office,8885 BIdg. 13 Named At Meeting L : '' .

The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax: Air vf
News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's Navair Golf Club %
Civilian Employees and Is sponsored by the

Employee Association" for Civil Service EmployeM: Tuesday night at the regular /
Officers Naval Air Golf Club meeting held.; II

t. William O. Kincaid, President Phillip D. Myers, Treasurer at the Hyde Park Country Club, V r. '
Polly Vetter, Secretary the Semi-Annual election of officers
Directors took place. Mr. L. E. Gray re
George H. Martin Mell C. Jackson places Mr. D. R. Whiddon as president
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Wood and Mr. W. Nelson replaces!! f
Phillip D. Myers Kenneth D. Me Duffle Mr. C. Field as secretary.treasurer. l 1'
Daniel R. Whiddon William O. Kincaid The newly elected officers appointed .
Polly Vetter the Club Committees to serve
for the following term..
News Staff
importing The club, being sponsored by theEmployees'
and
Assembly Repair:

Maintenance .........,._.................................................Walter Rivieie Association for Civil
Accessories ...... ............."................................................W. T. Martin Service Employees, holds many ad
Metal and Machine ....;......................................Thelma E. Register vantages for golfers employed at
the Naval Air Station.
Engine Overhaul I ..........._................_..........................Lillian Llndsey Since the
Progress .................................... -J......,..........................._Tom Quinn 1 organization of the Club in January r'' \
1944 the
Aircraft Overhaul ........................._.....,..................Amelia Drawdy I membership has increased -
to 53.
Interim Overhaul ..........................................................._Laura Adams Every advantage and
i Production Eng ....................?.....'......................................Don Ragin I the finest cooperation has been
I shown by Mr. Claude Robinson
Production Control ?.....................-...?........................Pa t tie Bennett : ,
IVb Employees ................................................................Adeline Joels Coursse Superintendent of Municipal Golf
Inspection and Survey: ; Mr. Henry (Side-Door) N.., W. a..J c..1_ 9w.i.. _

Aircraft Overhaul .*.....................................:..........Muriel E. Mitchell Johnson, Hyde Park pro. and Mr. "We all won't TOUCH an allotment until all
Roland
Brentwood you stalit
Supply Dept. ......................_...........................................Ruth Love Municipal Hurley Golf Course.pro at u8ing General Lee's i.ictuah on the Wall IU..U!"

A. & R. Depts ................,........._......_.._.............. Ruth C. Raisch The following is a resume of the __ .
Sara Verner Club's activities since
organization
Priscilla Glenn : Inside Public WorksBy

Public Work Dept.......................................................... Audrey Womble Introductory Tournament:
Louise Abraham Hyde Park Country Club, February I
Cecile DeveniSh 20, 27, March 5. Audrey IVonlbleCaptain 1-----

Supply Department........................................................... Lisette Temple Flag Tournament: R. H. Meade, a former !| Miljan, and now Jean Rickeri.
llrmtwood Municipal Golf Public Works Officer was a visitorto : backer, who resigned about a year
Courts, March 26. this Station recently and all the
ago to join her husband in Cal
, A And R Accessories Division I Spring Tournament: employees who worked under him i> ifornia. She Is now back in Jack.
Hyde Park Country Club andf't'ntwottd were very glad to see him again.He ''sonville, and found a ready welcome .
Hilda B. White -- -- -- ; I j commented
the
My I 1------ .Municipal (JolfCour on growth of in the Materiel
Section where
This is your correspondent's farewell periority of the two bowling teams > April 23, :SO, and May 7. I the Station since he left in 1942. I she formerly worked. We, feel
column. A multiplicity of home ,, which have sprung up in this shop Danl: and said that it was the most | with all due
duties complicated further by the The Gyro Room team claims it Hyde Park Country Club May beautiful station that he has seen Works be modesty that Public
must
j a pretty nice
place
Stirling of school makes it urgent 'can beat the outside shop gang. 13th. .I in all his travels. Since he has to work.
that we retire from the station. i! They're planning a showdown in Challenge Match with Naval visited a large number of stations I
the near future at the Bay and Air Station: I Lt. Tenzer the Assistant Outside
BUT, we are not retiring from a during the past two years, we feel-
defense job. Getting Ginger and Main Street bowling alleys. The Hyde Park Country Club, July i' that this was quite a commendation j i Superintendent is spending tea
Gyro room team includes Charlie 9th. I'days In California <( Pepper[ off to school each morning I and believe that all of us can |
Smith Paul Jordon R. V. For 1 Mid-Summer Tournament i fascination that state has!) but waI
i<* H3 vital a part of this coun- : feel justly proud of the fine appearance -
try's defense as airplanes, tanks I sythe. Robert Nelson and Charles 1 Hyde Park Country Club and of the Station. It is up i understand that his trip in more
(and guns. True the planning is G. Allen. In competition with these Brentwood Municipal Golf to us, individually and as a whole, j I Iin the nature of business theta
little long-ranged but we're go- are John F. Onstott Decker Smith I Course: to maintain this standard. I!'I pleasure. Vacation time appears
ieto. see to it that some day ,. N. L. Reese. Seaman 2c E. J. Reid- August IS, 20, 27, and Septem- I The most unexpected news this to be practically over for Public
,.It"r. AMMIlc. R. H. Burt 1 her 3. i Works employees. Two of the men
those youngsters give Claire Booth i Johnny 1 week is that Gloria Cooper, who
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Luca a little stiff competition in 1 Potfay ACMMI, and John An- { New members are welcomed and has been in the office of the Material Iin the Design Section, Messrs.
(, Congress and perhaps have a hand drews. I will be initiated into the Club at Expeditor Lt. Comdr. Martin i!I Vaughan and DeBevoise. are now
in the shaping of a world that will |i Crossed off the sick list ate MissA. the monthly meetings. Interested'parties for over a year announced that on leave, but most of us have ha not go to war again. '' M. Stringfield, who has been 745 (A.contact& R.). Mr. C. Field, Phone I! she has been sworn in the Air I a few days leave and now are

Does it startle you to contemplate treated for eye trouble; and Wai- ,I -" Wac, and will be leaving the Department .' physically and mentally refreshedand
plastic handled screw drivers ter Dunbar AM2c who has just "SAFETY"SLANTS"* in about two weeks. She ready to settle down an.J Jo a
weathered a of cat-fever. will leave for real job this winter.
.ftd hammers in assorted pastel !, siege her basic training
shades: tool boxes designed and I II I Newcomers welcomed to the Hy y.rety K. r.Kiifiarcrsafety's ;Arm.lror within the next thirty days, and The clarion call of the school bell
I colored to tit with the most intrict shop include J. J. Cooper, AMMIlc, Part Ju The WarA will be subject to overseas assignment has taken its usual toll, too. Three
kitchen scheme; and hardware I and D. C. Kochel. AMMI2C, who Safety Engineer recently after three months of I of the young fellows in the Survey
received
stores. arrayed in decoractive I have come from the receiving ship this question : "Sir, I field service in this country. Nice i, Section, Hann Jackson and Glenn,
In rd ware displays calculated to''' Houston, Texas and are now part you can answer a question maybe that's I going Gloria we are proud of you have heeded Its call. Several more
I of the gyro horizon line; Fay and know will do fine I employees are expected to leave in
capture the heart of the most feminine I I been in my mind off and on for I you a jobIn
ex-tiveter. The idea is not Smith and Grave Cyrulik, also several months. I've been hearing the WAC. Even though the the near future for the same re"IO>o.
too far fetched, you know. More working on horizons; Margaret that safety is more important than I struggle in Europe seems to be We are sorry to learn that Mrs.
and more it's getting to be a I McManus, Seaman 2c, and Ellen I ever before and I'vebeen wondering entering Its final phase, there is'' Shanahan also of Design Section
woman's: world. I I Jurd, Seaman 2c, who have joinedthe j how you figure it '? yet much to be done and we should has been confined to her home with
Probably there'll) be a salesman optical department; and Hubert "Here we are at war and we're not permit ourselves to become lax i bronchitis since Labor Day awl
C. Stalling who works on electrical just because it is hope that she will soon be able to
or two vfho will place a little too : (I sending our boys out there in the nearly over.
much emphasis on the shininess_, instruments. Pacific and Europe to fight by the we salute you, Private Cooper! SO'I return to work.
and colorful modernized design' ofWi 1 A. R. Wilson, AMMI2c, is spend. I thousands. Host on earth can you People always seem to return That's all for this time-back
3e tools in an effort to lure his 1 ing a five-day leave in Albany, expect people to get excited over Public Works though. First next week with more news.
female customer from any con- Georgia. W A. Shahan, Seaman I the danger of getting hurt in an --- -- -
sldwaaon of their practical aspect. He, has gone to his home in West accident when men are facing Inspection And Survey Department
1 That's.: where he'll make a big Virginia for eleven days. R. R. bombs and tanks and torpedoes and I
mistake.A :! Littler, SAOIc, is also on leavein j' machine guns all over the world ?" '
woman may be eternally fe- Hacksom. Georeia. The Safety Engineer's answer Metal Machines & Accessories Div.
m-Jte but these of The "B" Shift welcomes .u_ .. .
past years step- Ophelia
wasenaulY; sailors and .
marines .
ItV _Ulitt.. u. _". .
Into man's shoes at work Smith and Frances Pemberton ---- ---- -
ping a and soldiers and !
flyers must fornia, 7th. Good
September luck
a:* well as at home, have developed who formerly worked with the oth- meet the enemy with no thought of First thing I want to say is a ,
( In her a taste and appreciation ,, er gang. Congratulations to Lon personal safety. But those who fall word to the "Forgotten Shift." I'm I Bill.Here's
for tools, good tools. We C. Johnson, AMMlc, and Mrs. Johnson in battle die for a principle, while afraid that's the way you fellerson an interesting note about
might even venture to say that proud parents of a daughter, those struck down by accidents die the night shift feel sometimes I Hopf AM2c also in Shop( 27. They
small wood lathes might be considered Helen Diane born September 5th. in vain. forgotten. Well, you aren't. We tell me the rebels have really re.
Just as handy a piece of 'ropellor Shop I "Furthermore, remember this : do think of you. even if we don't I crusted Hopf into eating grits.
' t equipment! for the well equipped Kay Strickland leaves the propeller I The soldier who fails to learn all I ever see you. I see Gumbert down Man. oh man. he really loves those
homemaker as a sewing machine.A shop to enter a hospital for : he can about the proper operation i in the tank shop No 24, report i grits. Why the other day he even
thousand and. one household a major operation this month. The I of his equipment, or who ing every afternoon, always wear refused a free order of ham ;and
tusk: will be made easier because shop's best wishes go with her. into battle without using goes ing a smile on his face. Know eggs. Why They didn't have gritsto
Mr*. Homemaker has, in the line M. P. Smith formerly on propel. precaution to avoid unnecessary every you boys hated to lose Kid Hix. We serve with them!

of war time duty learned the value ler assembly, has been transferredto danger, is a poor soldier and endangers are glad to see him there in the Just met our new and charming
of having the right tools on the govemor shop where he is his buddies as well as Propeller Shop again on "days" messenger Doris Post, who comes
hind and, knows how to use them. operating the testing machine. ]! himself Let's have some news from you from Illinois. Welcome to our division .

(Thj' loid-and-masters who have Elizabeth Hunter, a new "Daring and bravery for a purpose fellows At least we do like to Doris
bract subjected to weeks of nagging is welcomed to the Shop member'l is one thing. Carelessness and hear how you are. I Mr. John Finenco Jr.. U moving
L to icpair the iron or put up Ted Miotke AMM2c. unnecessary chance-taking without Welcome back to good old Florida into A. &: R. Inspection and Survey
the screens please note. ) Yes in. turned from leave which he spent a purpose Is another." I Chief Keuster! We all missed office We will miss you down hereIn
deed, more and more It's becomingA with his family, in Wisconsin. I Any accident may delay the you while you were out west. Chief the shop office but of cours.
woman's world! j The "B" shift had a sunrise mate arrival of material u1U-1 just enlisted for four years again. from time to time we hope we wil
Internment Shop breakfast recently in the romantic I vital to Victory in an Important Good luck buddy. be seeing you around. Best of
Joe C. Crews works hard at surroundings near the river just battle. Accidents help the Glad Virginia Williams is feelIng wishes to you In your new loca.
being a radio mechanic by day. beyond Orange Park. Bacon and They must be stopped. enemy. I better and able to come back to Lion John.
;1 But in his spare time he is the t eggs,_ coffee and hot rolls: were I \viiofs WIIO ? work. She has had an awful head At this time we would all like to
dearly loved pastor of the Churchof served\ and after breakfast, swimming I IN cold. Heat Treating Shop is kinds extend a most cordial welcome to
God. located at Thomas and fishing and baseball. I S.VKKTYf ? hard on one in summer time, but, Warrant Officer Russel 1 C. Smith,
Drtii'i Streets. Rieht now he is on 1-----------: nrt..uuu.. _Shnn H"',_ -n-._ 1S... W. L. (Bill) Coleman Master oh, you winter time. Really is who will be our assistant I. & 3.
leave. which he started last Monday Important development' recently I. A. 3c R. Department, is cozy and nice then. Officer, in the A. A: R, May your
by attending what he claims has been the advancement of J. N. of the busiest supervisors on Marvin Odum, senior inspectorin stay with us be most enjoyable! ,
,I was the world's largest outdoor religion I Tripp. former Snapper on the I this Station, but he is never too Machine Shop checked out Mr. Smith.
program in celebration of "B" shift gun shop, to Leading- busy to attend the Safety Conferences Tuesday. He is leaving for Call-
the IZrtJ anniversary of the founding ; man. or walk through the vast fornia aoon.Dominic I
of the Church of God. The an- I Instructor E. A. Chase, AMO, I A. & It. Building, noting Safety Commisso leaves the'
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tiiverany was celebrate 1 in Murphy (t has a whole new batch of proteges, Hazards and having them corrected 10th for an enjoyable vacation, andI
w Notth Carolina, where the who, as has been true in the past, Immediately. Good work, fellow, do mean enjoyable. Yes Miss
first church was erected. Following I will soon develop into expert gun KEEP IT UP Lois Davis has at last consentedand

this observance, Crews wentto I mechanics under his instruction. is about to say "I dl)" to the
Cleveland Tennessee, to attenda The learners include E. Ball..n.i
New York (CNS-The) Army is preacher when he soon will ask
world wide annual assembly of berg, M. Harris, J. Lowe F. j
i MC.j going strong: for the production of Commisso "Do you take this woman ,
the Church of God and to Clendon L. and E.
serve Potter to be lawful wedded
I' I I jet-power engines according to a your wife ?"j
on the a.8embly'sVatchman's who are all heartily welcomed report released recently by the Congratulations, Commisso. May I A. i R. Mr. and Mrs Elvia D.
Committee, of which he is Chair- G. M. Lange is on the sick list, General Electric you two be
Company with the very happy. Best Hamilton announce the birth of a
man. Last year. Crews informs ': but not for long, we hope 9 permission of the War Depart wishes ever. Tank Shop is a good daughter on August 30th
IM, approximately twenty tour : Congratulations are due Vesta ment. place for a real wedding celebration !' Hamilton works at the Metal .Mr.
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countries were represented. An ,I: L. Reddish on her birthday Septem. ? ? ? What in 23A.

attend rxe: of 75,000: was expected I I t bar 1st and Chief "Shady Boy," tions to Quarterrnad R, C, Cop. W$' will surely miss Bill U"&n- A. & n. Mr. and Mrs. W. ,B.
for thU\ year, he said. Jones: for Ina, oq September r S tcul. tions have heeri rv.m 'I For security reasons' nunll e .* cannot i and'' to Mrs, MacLeod on her: been at ttiij station siooo July, ten-[pounol. boy, born September Ptb a
tls k'ah, '!3 fast regarding. the su be reye311.i'J, ,oun'gratuld' ,,2tlh ..h'1- 1913, ,, Left for: Stwmaktr' qall In l LaGrange General wpltaJ.

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Little Things I Supply Sallies I News Of IVbEmployees Production Engineering I 1


A And R I By J. H. Silver
From By Llt>el te T..mIJeThe
Well, here is Thursday again
former Kitty Anderson, of Interim Overhaul with a few highlights in the news.

MaintenanceBy Purchase Section, in 1942, who is Our new draftswoman, Mrs. La-
now Mrs. Larren M. Allen, of Inspectlon In A&RHI I By Laura AdamsA Velle Cole, who joined our staff

Report Section, received social event which J is being I last week, came from sunny Cal-

Walter K. Ilk I're her husband's award, posthumous. Ho! HI, Ho! It's off to New anticipated with a great deal of. ifornia. Her husband is stationed

Sometimes as we are going aboutour ly of the Distinguished Flying York they go. Yep, Vera Romano interest, is a dance to be held at the here also, not bad, eh? #>

daily chorea we observe so Cross, on September 5th. Mrs. Allen and her husband, Ray, have goneto Pines on Saturday evening, Sep. I Welcome back from your moA

many things, that make ours' the transferred from this office to Long Island for a visit with tember 16th. This is being held deserved vacation, Mrs. Libya Boy-

greatest nation on earth. We see Banana River, later married 1A. their families. WoweeM!! Wish we for the civilian and enlisted employees ett. We do hope you really enjoyed -

the miracles wrought' ; by the great Allen and went with him to the could tag along on some of their of Interim and Minor it. Just Imagine-two week

skill of our engineers and scientists West Coast until he was ordered I trips to New York City, and see a Overhaul, and their immediate Miss Anita Graham, our most

and by our great industrialists overseas In January, just after few shows. Vera was really families.An glamorous and delightful to look

But those that are most vivid in their baby was! born, she was noti .swanked-up in a new black outfit orchestra will furnish the at chemist (or should I say chem-

our picture are not those great I fled officially that he was miss. when she left Jax. Scuttlebutt has dance music, and there will be re.1 istresa? ) who works in the A. &

men and women who have reached'the Ing in action. The citation and it that she was a glamour girl, freshments. Entrance fee is $1.50a R. Test Laboratory, is now Inging

admiration and acclaim of the Cross were in recognition of the I par excellence. *. couple, and a good attendance is I during lunch hour with the A. & J>-

world, but the little people who following" service (in part) : I It's goodbye again, and this timeto expected. Band Look her up, mates, nit

complete the details of the Ideasof participating in aerial flightas I Burtie Rose Quina, who is go- I Mr. )t, C. Hearn recently received -. good!

those who are more widely pilot of a Patrol Bomber at- ing back to her senior year at high commendation for his double I Here, fellow workers, is a secret

known. tached to a Photographic Squadron school. Burtie is such a cheerful I suggestion for the removal of lead- uncovered Ah yes, you undoubtedly -

Let us look around our own division In combat against! enemy Japanese' worker and has such a pleasant Ing edge and rerouting of blind : guess what's coming. Well

and see the many "little" forces over the Marshall Islands personality that she will be missed. landing antennae Our congratulations you're right. Anqther engagement

people who go to help make this In January 1944. Assigned the She said that she hated to leave, to you, Sir. but who You'll never guess, so

great industrial shop produce the task of obtaining low, close, oblique and we surely do hate to see her Interim and Minor Overhaul I'll tell you. Gather 'round, now,

arms for our fighting men. There's photographs of enemy beaches on have a new Quarterman, A. A. yes it's true, I've got confirmation -

"Pop" Daley-we don't know how I Kwajalein Atoll Lt. Allen took off go.Maybe you've noticed Margaret ("Andy") Anderson. From 1931 to on it, too. Our own 6'4",

old he III, but men don't have the I with one other plane-and approaching Ledbetter's blushing at the men. 1938 he was employed by Martin's handsome most looked at, and

honor of the name "Pop" until his objective was sub tion of the word birthday There'sa the makers of PBM bomber He wanted to know officer, has become -

they are way past their youth. Well )I, jected to vicious attack by twelve'I story behind her embarrassment went from there, to the Navy Yardat engaged. Who? Why it's

anyway, you see old "Pop" every or more Japanese fighters Vah-( II and It goes something like this: I Norfolk, where he worked from Lieut. Theodore Scarlett. Congratulations -

day, never sitting around, alwayson antly assuming the brunt of the Time-Accounting, with its usual 1938 to 1941, thence to the Naval I from all of us. Don't weep,

the go keeping the motors run- enemy assault in older to protectthe I celebration of special occasions, Air Station here, where be entered I girls, try again you can't lose alt)

Ding and the lights burning. He I accompanying plane, he skillfully I presented the yeoman in that section I the trade school and later becameone I the time.
maneuvered and maintained of the first Metalsmith In- Here is another news item. Our
never complains about what is to i I with a wedding gift. Margaretwas I
be done, but gets it done with a fierce and accurate fire againstthe present at the time, and structors on the Station Since own Peggy Phelps, Y2c, who was

shortage of manpower that can't hostile aircraft'enabling: the : brought to Ruth Brooks' attentionthe January 1942 he was made Snap- Lt. Comdr. Fuller's, secretary is

be overlooked' "Pop" has been other bomber to complete its task fact that her birthday would per of Interim Overhaul, and then 'about to receive an honorable discharge

here almost since the beginning of and return to base" with valuable fall on the next day. Naturally Leading Man. We are all glad to from the Navy, so she can

A, & R. Not long after he came information i Miss Brooks was flabbergasted, so I have Andy as our new Quarter take care of her husband, who Is

here he became seriously ill and I Mrs. Allen does not have the I she scurried home that eveningand I man and congratulate him on his also in the Navy. Lots of luck, Peg,
permanent citation. Because of its I for success: we will miss Drop us a line
birthday
had to be In the hospital for many hastily shopped a i you. .
weeks, and at home for several' confidential nature it is being retained gift and card, both of which she Glad to see Gurney Lester back once in a while, eh ?

more gradually building up his I in the Navy Department un- I obtained and wrapped prettily. Gaily from leave and trust that it was Oh yes another bit of delectable

length.: For most men of his age. 'I til such time as the need for secre- I she presented her selection the I enjoyed very much. news Our new secretary, who is

that \Illness would have been the cy is past. While we genuinely I next morning to Margaret muchto I Quite a number of our workers taking Peg's place Hmmmdon'trush

signal for retirement, but not for sympathize with Kitty for her loss, Margaret's chagrin and dismay. have been absent because of car boys, she's here to stay for

"Pop." As soon as he was able it must nevertheless, be somewhat Seems it was not her birthday at trouble during' the past few days. I quite a while. Listen! I said don't
reassuring to know that he did his' I Among them ate: Shered Dilg- I rush, listen if don't
he tame back to work, and he all. That occurred last January. so now or you
misses far lens days at work than I duty so gloriously! i Margaret was only kiddin'. Oh, gers, Edge Scarborough, and Henry behave I won't tell you her name.
Dorothy Schubrick Moore has' I D. Robel"s.I 'I Oh, all right, promise won't
many of his younger fellow work wonder it I could figure out a you
ers. 1 also returned to Supply to expend I scheme like that!! I Among the shrimpers last week get mad? Well, she's married,

her energies in Purchase Section, Mrs. Herman Gieenewalt, wife i who made good hauls was James yes and her name is Mrs. Jane
Then have the two Hightower I
we this time. In
passing her desk the W. Costello. From an unusually Streibich. Her husband is stationed
I of the CPO of Enlisted Personnel, i
Vioys. Both men are well along in other
day we wondered if she had
is the new member of the Mall, good source we learn that shrimp in Italy with the U. S.
their years, but both ate alwaysa worn her one and one-half inch I
File and Record Section. Her nameis ing expeditions have become quite Army. So welcome, Jane Streibich,
the the nails that
> job driving
< fountain pen down to its minute popular, and if want to to Production Engineering,
you goon
I Bertha Dean, but we'ie going to may
make
hold the lumber together to size from letter 1
new rooms. There is also "Pop"Harpe ,'absence writing during her i call her Blitle for shoit. Welcome, one, see Baby Dumpling. He your stay with us be pleasant.

our paint foreman "Pop"has here! Anyway, it's an Biitie! We're glad to have you not only takes you there, and i Welcome aboard Captain M. M.

amusing conjecture! i. with us.Viola. I I brings you back, but it is said that : Cloukey may your stay with us be
in the Pacific fightingon I I
a son Mr Scott
< Scotty) of Stock Control
l Ritchard is quite a hostess he even buys the beer. Also, froman long and eventful, and your lead
of our ships, and another ,
one is one of these perpetual "go-
I: i All summer long visitors have equally reliable source, we learn : ershlp bring us to a new high in
Ron right here in A. & R., getting ing fishing some day" bugs', but
that instructionsas A&R.
'I wanting
things done. He is always on the he been dropping in to spend days and I anyone
actually did spend his twelve I I
even weeks with her. This last to how to cast a shrimp net I Well, this is about all I can
job. The only time he misses is
vacation in
days
fishing. How long
1: of guests were Vi's and I should contact Andy our new i think of today, and I do wish my
when he gets off to be with his was that fish group
: biggest Scotty? I II
I Dick's ( Ens, Ritchatd) folks, who Quarterman. He is reputed to be I fellow workers in P. E. would help
Once he traveled all
fighting son. I (That should be :
good for a real I
I came all the .from Illinoisto quite an expert, and takes a great gather news and leave notes of
the the to be way
across country conversational I
way opening ) I'
:pleasure in exhibiting his skill. interest on desk because Ican't
the Labor weekend. my
Day
with his boy for a few hours before I Unit No. 2 of Stock Control : spend
I Babe (that's VI) was so excited. :i His fees, by the way, are quite get around all the time and
he sailed away to battle, to surprised Dorothy Cuter with anhonesttogoodness : 1
give him the strength and couragehe : birthday cakeon I i The day before her family arrived reasonable. ; many times I miss something, of
Quite an interesting item was! Interest. So what do ?
she kept complaining that her heartwas you say
would shortly need. So whenwe September 6th at lunch time I __
handed to scribe, which merits -I i -----* --
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working 'cuz it was I 2L
see this nation of ours winning For humor? Mr. Bennett wished oveityne
the victory that it will, lets her "another beating twice as fast as normal! i t our attention. However, we
go
I happy fifty-five ;
I I t f have been unable to find out AircraftOverhaul
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tack and remember the "Old Sol- I years! Actually, she's Just bud- I I
whether or not it is original The
diers" on the home front for a ding, know.Margaret ,
you
i originator ( ? ) is George Franks,
While. I f Edwards of Issue Division Here And There
who comes forth with this amaz-
But let us never decimate the resigned to have an operation, .
I
of is Fire
"Why a
ing explanation
\alor of our fighting youth; let us and three days later called to say And I By Amelia S. Orawdy
Inspection Survey Engine Red? His answer is this:
always keep in mind the sacrificeof i she was feeling fine and would be : A book is read too and two and News for this week's edition is

those young men and women back at work! Quick work, no less! Department Aircraft two ate four, and three four's are going to be scarce as the proverbial -
And of their loved ones. These I The secret? No operation!) '
twelve. There are twelve inches hen's teeth, due to a series'! of
sacrifices are made to keep the I Thetis English from Purchase, on Overhaul DivisionBy events that prevented your reporter
in a foot and also a ruler. Queen
security of our nation and all for I being told that she was gullible, from gathering the news at
Muriel E. Mitchell Elizabeth was a ruler, too. There
which it stands.M&MDWSiON. wondered what that had to do with
was a boat named "Queen Elizabeth" the proper time. To begin, I apologize -
Gulliver's Travels Thetis, you'repriceless. How do all you people like the which sailed the Seven I for not reporting anything:
Hot weather? Oh for good old upon
a
for the week I will
I past Suppose
Seas. We know there are fish in
bank in the Catskill Moun-
I J. W. Ellis has just gone to Reconstruction snow up I
I the and fish have fins and have to appoint myself an assist.
sea,
it?
work with tbe Army tains. Can't you just imagine .
ant to carry on when I am away.
the Finns fought the Russians, and
Engineers in the "European Theatre Cold and oh, so wet?
I I With vacations on the wane,
the Russians also called "Reds.
! A&RBy ," He reports to Atlanta, and Mr. Morris is out today. His I are leave
time fire there are fewer people on
Every see a engineit's
, from there expects to fly over! wife is very ill in the hospital. you
Overhaul
I rushin' that's I and work in Aircraft
too-so why a
Isn't that ? A nine-months' Dixon is home from
exciting Marguerette
II Del. E. JfegMerThe : goes on its usual way. However,
fire engine is red, instead of blue.
she will be back
contract. he'll line. Clinic
I Says drop us a Mayo Hope
so'I I there are those who return born
weeks are rolling by We'll let you know if he does. to work soon. Eva Hagen -is now a member of I
fast, I don't realize it's time forftnother I Elizabeth Varner from AccountIng Did anyone ever have chill- our Glass Shop family. Welcome vacations to find some differences.
: There was Mr. Ehod. 39-A, who
report to the Jax Air is leaving to get married. All blames? They come from that good l Eva. Incidentally, Eva is very
morning.I I returned from a two weeks' vacation
News until Wednesday the details aren't available yet, but old cold weather.We young and very pretty; but she's I

the deadline day for news, then II as the defendant says to the judge : are very happy to see Chief married, boys, so you may just as I to for find the himself progress made of all Coordinator workin

have to go scouting; so please helpme "Give us time, Jedge" Keuster back from his leave. well save your time."Pop" I
Aircraft Oveihaul. Nice work
out by taking notes all week I Last week we promised to tell I asked Mr. Fowler) Inspectorin Bennett was taken ill last Mr. Elrod perhaps should take,

fend having them ready to I can you about Donald Wells (this 02, if he had any news. Said Monday, and we all miss him very more vacations. While you shopping
1-ick them up Wednesday morning sounds like a continued story He'd to work. He
I "yes. gone much. He is very popular in Interim I around for news, I learned that
> I doesn't it? ) It seems he's President was busy, too. Overhaul and we hope he Louise, Hand also of 39-A is still

First thing this hiornlng Bill i of a new printing firm down Mr Burtan, Shop 39, was calledto will noon be able to come back. I tn leave due to the serious illnessof
Xlyrlck got a telephone call He town. It's the Diamond Printing New York on business. Hopehe _.
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her niece. And speaking of vacations
came back to Shop 23 Sub. grinding Company, located at 4440 Beverly finds everything all right. I On the '
WagonSan was glad to see Harry
so we know It is a boy. ,
Avenue. Supply produces the busi- Roy Harkins has moved on a
I Francisco CNS) -A Tokyo Shadle, former Quarterman of
Mr. and Mrs.
Congratulations, My-
ness men, doesn't it? goat farm, but he doesn't have
I broadcast, picked here, reports I 39-A, visiting around the Shops
lick.We The party Helen Nice gave for much time to talk about it, since up ,
Mabel that a temperance campaign has for the past few days. He was on
are very glad to see Sally Gardner was so mixed up he has taken Burtan's place in I
Howell back the in 23A, launched in Japan i a five day detached duty leave
on job with nothing but fun that you could Shop 39. I _
from Point N. C.Barbara .
after a three months' rest-up. Ma- hardly tell who was there. Lookat I Mr. Fowler says his wife is at Machines was met with a big hand Cherry ,

11, we hope your health will permit their snapshots and you'll know home, and he's getting his proper I William Merritt's singing went ,I Annette Osborne, six
old of Mr. L A. Os
daughter -
you to stay with us. what we mean! There were signs I vitamins, so he's in a better humor. over well. Wilhelmina McIntosh year
"hool-1 borne of the Fabric had the
If you've noticed that all over the house that would lead Mrs. Fowler has been visiting her the accompanist, is a very fine ; Shop,

girl complexion of "Curly" Fa- to the destruction of any tense formality new grandson in Pinehurst, North i piano player I misfortune to be attacked by a

Kan's!, and been a 'little envious, such as: Carolina mad cat last week, while playingin .,
I On Frjday, Mr. Fowler expectsto the yard. Mr. Osborne is wait
don't bt'. It is tan.
only sun "Sloppy Joe's Tavern Pay as Jim Finenco, Jr., reports that
have talent from the A. &
more ing for reports from the State
Pop Jarmon Is this I
vacationing
you enter! Little Beth is taking five steps,
R. He if has
shops. says anyone Board of Health before having
wek. We hope he catches! a lot allowed in the bar- :
"No
men and is' not quite nine months! old. 1
and i to make
talent is willing help
Barbara take the rabies shots We
of big fish his fish stories won'thave "
so Dames only! Have ever seen Beth? She'sadAr'able. I
you this half hour a success, see him. .
hope it won't be necessary.See .
to stretch so when he comes "June Bug Aisle (anew) Route .
He will appreciate your help. Youdon't I that Ella Leake from the
Lack ?8." Where did that ? )
go The little variation in the band
have to sing, maybe can is back the
you Plating Shop en job
We are glad to see Broward "If the cop raid the joint, run concert held down in Mttai and tom
dance or mimic or something. You after a week's illness. Glad ,
Griffin
back on Jhe job after being like hell!
I
know this isn't Mr. Fowler's and set back and doing so well
out for quite sometime! very ill. "Go easy on the chow) gala; no you
He was missed in Shop 26. seconds!" (In the dining room.) the band's half hour it's for all Ella.Kenneth ,.I

Well, It's school bells again for doing their bit: but are learning a These didn't fit too well with of us, to relax and enjoy ourselves. Carroll, 38, is on the

a lot of our boys, but most of trade that will make them useful the beautiful handmade lace clothon It's work for him end the band. hospitalized list. We are hoping:

them will attend school in the the table and all the other lovely Me, I haven't been anywhere or that in the five weeks' leave that ,-

morning and work In the aftern men.Lee' Jobnt*>D, cot Shop 26, has surroundings in Helena home, butthey : done anything, but If it ever gets Carroll has, the new man the doc-

n. We think these boys deservea Joined the Navy, and Is Awaiting did make,for fun girls, didn't cool, I'm going to take a bus' ride, tor tells him he will be, will be <
,; able to the doctor's bill .. '
eccoethin'
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a WELFARE Recruit Center Begins


PRESENTS 3rd Year Of OperationOfficers w


+mcmarJa aomaaoaar flnli and enlisted personnelthis .l:'

;0, week began the third year ot LacacccacaccaaBaaDaDaD rk.a.

Center activity anniversary at at NATTC the Recruit and personnel to celebratethe Training ot ] M. A. D. I i


Ship's Company at the Center
staged a picnic Monday night | Ramblings f fSannaananaaaaaaannanoc.
During the evening the "Boot-i s
eneers," all-recruit Jive orchestra, I .?

furnished music for the Ship How to get In the Marine Corps
Company. The picnic was held in -the hard way.
the area west of the boxing arena. Many humorous articles have
The Recruit Training Centerwas been written about the change
iz first commissioned 10 Sep- from civilian to military life, but
tember, 1942, with Lt. Cmdr. C. O the yarn appearing in a recent ,
Bain, USN (Ret. ) Officer-in I issue of Boot the "arris Island
Charge. Since that time, thousandsof weekly newspaper, Is tops. The
men have been processed piece was written by Gunther

enough to populate a small city. Gherkin, and with the permission p '- .. ,
t The center had an inconspicuousstart of Boot, we present a portion of
occupying three buildings on it: r
Malnslde. Seven months later, in III

March of 1943, it had grown to the From time to time, some stal- .
t point[ where boots and other per wart Marine seizes me by the shirt
If model scale.
build- Seaman School students learn by doing even on a
sonnel were occupying seven front, slams me up against the 'I
Instructional device In demonstrating
The wooden ship above Is used aa an
Mainside and the was
ings at camp bulkhead and snarls .
sr It is politely, the handling of tackle and other gear.on deck. The model /
moved to the area where now
"Why did you decide to Join the was constructed by Coxswain K, K. Denning at right. At left U
31 1914 juris-
located. On July ,
Marine Corps, and how did you .
,
E. K Carlberg
the
diction was trapsferred from "
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I! Janet Blair ;ie-dn of giving; men'i>preliminary Drunk? No 5".. I just;; "Just Call Me Greenie Says Aerial
The Coast Guard will entertain training for general Navy service ,
the Navy tonight when a spirited the camp became an Aircrewmen'sRecruit I \ &ve- fanT-;
and highly rated Coast Guard yaw Training Center % 71.Nl ". Gunner After Pilot Slow Rolls B26J
deville show puts on a single per Since Its inception the training I

formance at the NATTC Auditorium center has been under the super- ; Wilt, AOMlc has toured the

vision of three different lieutenant '" Pacific aerial lanes as a tail gun- half years of duty in the Pacific.
The show boasts several out commanders Lt. Cmdr. Bain was
.. ner, has engaged in numerous dogfights -
standing acts and has popular Harvey succeeded by Lt. Cmdr Gordon T. with Jap planes and collected Shortly after the Japa hit Pearl

Bell as master of ceremonies House, USN (Ret:), and In Octo- a piece of shrapnel in his leg Harbor, he flew as a bombardierin
Showing time Is 1300 ber of last year Lt. Cmdr. John L. over Munda. He also was at Pearl a torpedo squadron aboard the
On the movie side of the enter Rhodes USN (Ret.) became the Harbor when the Jape struck on Lexington. He was on the air- I
tainment program, a bevy of beau Officer-in-Charge, Tuesday of this sunk
1 December 1911 atyi was on the craft carrier when it was on
tiful gals will grace the screen this week, Lt. Cmdr. A. E Chapman : :1' Lexington when it went down on 8 May 1942 by Jap torpedo planesand I
week. Cute little Janet Blair, who : ..
became Officer-in-Charge, relieving 8 May 1912! bombers, and was in the drink I
you see above, and Ann Sothern, Lt. Cmdr. Rhodes, who has been But his greatest scare: still vividin for three hours before being pickedup I
sighted below, are two of the attractive Military Training .
assigned duty as his memory, came during a by a destroyer.
artists Also on the ached Officer and Security Officer of h, -- non-combat practice flight over Then to New Caledonia, wherehe
ule is Dottie Lamour, She plays Cmdr II F.
NATTC, Vice Lt.
New Caledonia. "We were in a was tail gunner in an Army
in "Rainbow Island, tomorrow at Finney, detached Well, I didn't sneak in. I was B-2S Marauder at 21,000 feet when bombing unit for four months. "Wesoftened
1800 and 2000 The film is replete There isn't!! a single man who I just standing there, at the edge of ,the pilot decided to try a slow-roll up Guadalcanal and ran
with action, several good composed Ship's Company at theme the manpower pool, and somebody lust to prove it could be done in into dogfights nearly every day,"
song numbers, a welter of lush the center was commissioned'who shoved me. And besides, the Boy that type plane," Wilt explained. he asserted. "But I never hit any
productions and Lamour, who made Is still there. Lt. H. F. Mose- Scouts full that "
were up year, so "We dropped like a log and came thing ,
sarongs famous, inside one again ley, USNR, went to the center less my application for limited services I out of it at 1000 feet-a 20000oot I He was sent back to the States
than two weeks after it was commissioned a Campfire Companion was fall If you ever saw a green- and soon afterward returned to
He has served as Athletic turned down. 'I
aced little boy-that was me. Guadalcanal as a member of a ying' .
Officer, Drill Officer, Personnel It all in the
happened summer Wilt declared that as far as he squadron. During the battle for
Division Officer, Executive Officer of the 1943. I was
busy
year knew that was only the second
y Munda in July of 1943, he was
and is now Administrative book called "One Hundred
writing a time had successfully slow-
anyone turret in a TBF. Duringan
gunner
Assistant to Lt. Cmdr. Rhodes Way to Avoid Induction" -r- rolled a B-26
,
aerial action there he
ChY C M. Cullum went to the when I received a I letter from caught a
: I center 21 September 1942, and Is the President Informing me thatI > '. which is a twin piece of flak in his right leg, andit
still attached, ChTC W A. Hunt, had volunteered'<< to become a engined medium was back to the States again.

4i till attached to the center, Is anther fighting man. :. bomber "I un Wilt, who said he is eager to go
e r who has seen most of the The physical examination was derstand the on back out upon completion of the
boots move through the center. He brief. I was told to walk into the bombsight course, put in a neat
went aboard October 10, 1942 next room. I got UP out of my 1, ly other fellowto plug for Sidney, Australia "Serv,

Today, the camp occupies a chair, walked to the door, opened it, .. : do it was a icemen get royal treatment there.
unique position within the Navy. It and entered the,other room. A man ,. Russian, and he I It's a fine city"' To the possible
Is the only recruit training center there held out p. pen and a pieceof j droppped 30.000 I discomfort of the Florida Chamber
tiJ( where men are screened before paper "You're drafted," he said.. | feet .. he stated of Commerce, he also plugged Hal-
they arrive and are selected on "Sign here." Wilt. a stu- Meter, Calif, where he was stationed .
the basis of their future as Air- "What about my physicalexam dent in NATTC for several months

crewmen. ?" I asked J, I. Wilt Bombsight I Wilt joined the Navy in May, \,
-- "You just passed it." he said, School has had many thrilling ex- I 1910, and comes from Hollidays-
RED CROSS AIDS "when you walked into this room periences during his three and a burg, Pa
"
under your own power.
HUNDREDS HERE lie held out his hand, as thoughto "Answer my questions and do what Hard lo Persuade
shake mine I ranted DIY right I tell you ti," he said. "Quickly. The whole trouble with this
Ann Sothern Figures may be a little dull at hand slightly While It was still Lie down Stand up, Bend over. war;
The !schedule (at the NATTC: times, but figures give the actual, in the air, he said, rapidly, "I Jump on your left leg. Has any says a leading Japanese, U that
j auditorium) : lowdown and they don't lie. So now pronounce you Gunther member of your family ever had "The Americans do not realize they _
Tonight, 1800, Coast Guard when this reporter stumbled Into Gherkin, and you. Military ServIce spondura of the haverslag? have been defeated but continue tq
I f Show. the NATTC Red Cross office in man and wife Two dollars, Th doctor looked Into my attack persistently"
Friday, 1800 2000, "Rainbow quest of a story he was immedi- please." ejrejs. "Tell IIH'." he whispered.
Island" with Dorothy Lamour ately immersed under a mass of I gave him the two dollars, andI "What do you know about women nightmares Do you feel Inferior
and luldie. Bracken.Saturday figures that stagger the imagina.tion. was ready to start my first hitch. ?" What time is it?"
1800, 2000, "Kansas I was shown into another room "Only what wife Girma
and my told "No, no, no, no I wad
with Joan Davis yes yes, ,
City Kitty, Has the Red Cross been of as- where three men sat, each repre- me," I said. "
to ask .
llob Crosby. sistance to men at the Training senting a different branch of the "And she told you ?" going you' "
Sunday 1500, "More the :Merrier "It's time for your shots, b*
Center recently. It -has and how. service Army, Navy and Marines "To stay away from them.** "
," with Jean Arthur. As I entered, the Marine said, said. "Good day.
Sunday, 1800 2000 "Crime by Think this one over. In the last "A perfect pre-Army specimen, "Do you "itch twitch, or beat I marched away to the barracks,
five months, from 1 April to 31 your gums? he asked "Are you I
Mfcht with Jaoe \\'y man. don't you think, Commander?" had'passed the entrance exams
Monday, 1800, 2000, "My Sis- August, 31 platoons have single- The Army man looked at me, and afraid of the dark? Do you have I was a Marine at last
Blair and filed into the Red Cross office .
ter Klleen. with Janet: said, "Couldn't the Navy drown
Ilosiland ICUIi.'ie'II.Tuesday over 2,000 men-all seeking solu- him quicker than we could march BULKHEAD
1800 2000, "Strang- tions to nearly 2,000 different problems him to extinction?"
ers In the Night; with William And virtually every one of "He couldn't even survive 'the e)
those worried sailors and marines
Terry. train ride to Parris Island," the
Wednesday, 1800, 2000 "Mal- had their problems solved or alleviated Marine said.
Rle Goes to lleno( ," with Ann. action the
by quick on partof I went up to the Marine "Kind
Sothern. the world-wide humanitarian Sir I said
"It has always been
-t-Hi!. agency. my ambition to be a Marine. I

New Books In the NATTC Services rendered by the Red want. to be an exception to the I
k Cross are recorded in different rule. '

Library categories such as personal, family, The Marine looked grim. "We're .
Lieutenant Bertram, by Bodo financial, health and welfare and a hard outfit," he said. "As a rule '
Uhse others. Of the 2,000 calls, 1200came our men are sent to combat as q
Valley of the Sky, by H. D. Skid- under personal heading. soon as they have learned to hint
,more: On the material aid side, the their shoes and make square cor- ;
Wild Horse Shorty, by N. C. Nye. NATTC office made 338 loans during ners on their bunks."
East of Malta, West of Suez, by the five-month period, totaling "I know," I said. That' the
Bartimeus $12,962-which is a tot of cabbageand rule to which I wish to be an
German, a Short History, by G provided real helft to 338 exception"
N. Shuster, G. N. pressed service men. For the same As soon as I had signed up, the
Great Decision, by J. T. Shotwell period, 110 grants were made, add- Marine snarled "You have ten
Lake Superior, by G. L. Nute ing up to $1,003. days to get your personal affairs
Marine Corps Reader by C D All cases brought to the Red in order, and nine and a half days
Metcalf Cross office are strictly confidential. are gone already."
Nazis Go Underground, by Curt Many are tragic. Some humorous I was Instructed to catch the
Jlleas. "We do everything we can train at noon, but I caught It at
Nor Death Duma/, by S. -D. on every case," Bays Victor Shel- Philadelphia After I caught It, I .\
McCoy don NATTC field director, "Andin I threw it back to the pitcher,
What Manner of Mant by N. F. most every case we are abU to who tossed it to the first baseman
Busch give real help." for the putout. '
Woo ro ) Wilson and the Lot ArriTinfir at ParrU Island I had

Peace, by T. A. Bailey. Buy, Buy. War Bond didn't know what to do with It, so
Or a second physical. The doctor "But Sir doesn't the Navy; rant 124 tQ feel that this i.s

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Experience And Cakemakers NEW' AUTOMATIC PILOT SCHOOL J i



Knowledge Vital IS ESTABLISHED AT CENTER !JI JI'VA


Says Marine .Vet I A new school, the Automatic '-.

VE OFFICERS Pilot School has been added to the
I curriculum of NATTC. With the

It has!! been said: "ExperienceIs I COMPLETE RADIO creation of this course the Navy
the best -teacher." But what a I will have its own spectacular
fellow trines lo an experience often : SCHOOL COURSE trained maintenance men wherever

has a lot to do with how much Il.r Rn*. Carlotta SturgeonThis 'I there is a need for them--thus
he luirns from that experience. I eliminating the possibility of ccttly
is iR i the day we've been
That's the way Corp. William T. waiting for. We've completed our delays and the grounding of eseen-

Walsh of the Advanced Ordnance course In Radio School. We can't I tian pjanes.i .

School at NATTC, feels about the complain that everything doesn't

overseas duty from which he has happen to us, for it does we've

lecently returned mss. missed nothing! The men decidedto
Out in the South Pacific, Corp send us away !in a literal blazeof

Walsh pot plenty of experience. glory namely the plane o -1
alright valuable phase. We had the dubious privilege

".;."' ;q'. experience of spending our afternoons '
for the past week in those hand- :j
But he '
broughtto I
some aircraft you've often noticed
that experience outside the NATTC Ship's Service |

a back- I } and wondered what they were for.

.* ground of excellent I We wouldn't want to shove off
Ordnance I v without letting one and all in on

training I acquired i II the secrets of those blazing cock
'' : during his y pits if you suspect that there'sa

\ first school session Buddy Harrison SClo. N'ATTC note of sarcasm or unkind feel ,
right of
gives two students the
here, back I ing in these words you're right. 'f.
I Inside dope during baking class at the Cooks and Bakers School at
Take it from
r in the Fall of Oalley 4. Harrison an In the art of t us. no plane was ever The to *be trained in the
expert pastry making, I I" a baking I like these we found it very difficult i men
Corp UaNh 1942 Instructor. The students are I. to r., J. F. Ulneka, S2c, and K. G. i to maintain our Ensign sar- 1 Automatic Pilot School will be f'f'-
As! a member of Squadron I -hnelle, fr2c. torial lected from each AEM: graduating'
dignity, or something, as the
VMSB-144. the young Marine, -- sun and heat reduced us to the class on the basis of scholastic;
whose home Is In Chicago did an proverbial pulp. standing, and also Navy personnelin
outstanding job of keeping equipment Training Center Dental Corps class C1.Inldition.
If, as civilians we ever come to
i,
in tip-top condition and participated I | to technical inettuf-
Florida for its beautiful climate, '
in SBD dive bomber Boasts Colorful tors the students will be
many ( I PersonalitiesThe I then radio will have indeed gone to taught by
I missions I Naval aviators who are familiar
.. our heads. Whoever heard of high.
Although the details of the part I American Bluejacket Is the --- -- with and have used the Automatic
summer heats in September '
:
Corp. Walsh! played in establishingthe best cared for man, medically gun crew brought down two Jap I when the nostalgia for brisk fall Pilot under actual flying condi

enviable record achieved by speaking anywhere in the world. bombers. Home, Raleigh, North days and red leaves becomes almost tions.

his squadron are not to be revealed The state of his health and physi- Carolina. i I overwhelming well now i The Automatic Pilot has provento
here, it is interesting, even inspiring cal condition is the concern of a 1 1 Lieut. Louis C. Smith. USNR. I we know! It took an imaginary be an invaluable aid in the

to the students who will corps of doctors recognized for Graduate Marquette University j flight to Miami and back to reveal modern design for aerial \1\'a.-
one day be performing similar their outstanding ability in their Dental School 1931. Post Graduate the awful truth. Anyway we got a design that calls for the bombing

overseas duties to get the straight! particular fields of medicine. Under work University of Minnesota 1941. j to be members of the dungaree,, of objectives many hundreds c>f
dope I froth a man who know Comdr. A. M. Swanson. senior Practiced dentistry Cassville Wis- Navy in every sense of the word I miles from where the planes are:

"In combat duty, methods may dental officer the NATTC dental consin twelve years. Reported for and we're not destroyer men based. It relieves the human pilotof

differ according to varying circumstances corps Is a fine example! of professional duty July 1943. Active part in either! strain and fatigue on these long

," says this smiling excellence. Here are community affairs secretary Board | The past week has not been uneventful flights thus increasing the efficiency

alert vtteran. "but the instructionyou thumb nail sketches! on a few of of Education, associated with the by any means as if in the pinches. It gives him
receive here will stand you in the dentists that make up the Boy Scout movement over ten checkouts were not enough for excitement time out for reports and a chance:
goof stead" over there. School can't NATTC dental staff years prior to active Naval serv- I Lt. (jgt) Bishop, went and to relax for needed minutes. The
be but if work Ice. got Her i Automatic Pilot is also used in ,
always!! fun you Lieut. Comdr. G. W. Schwalbe. engaged on us. ring has -
and study hard every day. you'llnever Executive Officer of Dental Department I Lieut. George W. Whitby, USNR. been upsetting the code table she making horizontal bombing rune.i .
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regret;: it." % N A TTC. Graduate of Holds collegiate A.B. and degrees sits!! at all week. We congratulate i i The school is being set up under .
Corp. Walsh returned to NATTC |Marquette University Dental in Dentistry from two Dental the lucky man Lt. (Ijgl j John H. the competent supervision of

with a recommendation that he be School, class of 1925. Served with schools-Marquette and Columbia Evans, doing flight instruction j'. Chief Gunner Albert H. Patterson -
ittfcined as an instructor at the the 11th Regiment Marines in Universities. Interned Bellevue duty aboard the station, and wish 'I and is a component part of

conclusion of his present Advanced I I France during World War I. Commissioned Presbyterian and Cancer hospitals i I the AEM School, of which Lt.
Oidnnnee course. Such cases are in Naval Reserve in May In New York City. Opened and i lanta-Southern Dental School 1942. G. F Sauter is Officer-in-Chargf

tale, and it may be readily as- 1928. Practiced dentistry In 1 directed the first Dental Clinic for : Accomplished linguist speaking ,I

mmeO that Walsh will conduct his Gainesville. Fla., where he was Merchant Seamen in the entire : Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese i I the two Lts the very best of

classes with the same enthusiasm prominent in American Legion activities world at the Seaman's Church Institute I Albanian and Greek fluently. everything.

anti ability he displayed in the and past exalted ruler of New York. Practiced den Versatile musician, plays piano I: Though one never says goodbyein

South Pacific. the Elks Club of that city. Reported tistry sixteen years that city. Has accordion and guitar Home, Tam- the service, for we always meet .
-- --- for active duty October been stationed NATTC eleven pa, Fla. Hobby: Art, having .several again somewhere this is by way

1943. Wears Victory Ribbon and months in charge of Oral Surgeryon : accepted oil paintings to his of saying thank you to NATTC for

Two SurvivorsOf Naval Reserve medal. Hobbies: one shift. Home, New York [p credit a good tour of duty we'll miss
Golf and fishing N. Y.. and Southampton. L I. Hobby Lieut (fjg) Victor G. Jordan, Jr. 'I being known as the Radio.Waves,
: Athletics, football. and from now until time immemorial -
especially | USNR. Graduated Indiana University .
Liscome Bay I Lieut. John W. Richter USNR School of Dentistry 1933. Den the insignia of the Aviation -

: Practiced for thirteen years New tal editor 6f the "Arbutus." Indiana Radioman will have a high and .

Meet At Center n nwh York City. Member of Biological University Year Book Associated special associations place in in the our Navy.thoughts fend

Q Q Photographic Association and is with father in general practice -
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". ; I prints at their September convention since graduation Past president of Enlisted men in the Naval Construction -

_P'Y at Binghampton, N. Y. Has district society and chairman of Battalions soon will] be

+, been invited to address the October various committees in the .state privileged to wear a special Seabee
meeting of the Naval Dental Officers dental association. Vicepresidentand shoulder patch, distinguishing the

Study Club on Manifest Actions board member of the Evansville Fighter Builders in the same way
of Acute Oral Syphilis. Hobbies Junior Chamber of Commerce. the Amphibious Corps recently has

rr ,, : Tennis winner of the NATTC Entered the Naval Dental Corps been honored.

officers' tournament. Photography, December 1943. Peacetfme hobby: i The new emblems will be similar
oeee winner of 2nd prize Duval County' stamp collt'ctlng'as national officer to the well known Seabee insignia

0:5 Camera Club annual exhibit. 1 of the Society of Philatelic the battling bee on a blue. background -

Lieut. A, P. Spoto, USNR Attended Americans. Since stationed In with the word "Sea tU: !!"

Louisiana State University Florida has been trying to disprove lettered underneath
Whitebread,
B.
Lieut. Joseph
where he was an outstanding football I popular belief there are two fishermen I --
USNR. Graduate Georgetown University -
Dental School 1935. Received player. Graduated from At- for every fish in Florida, I Send the ;ax Air Nevis home!

Dean's prize, also elected toO !
.K.U. dental fraternity. Clinical Sailor "Railroaders"Three

I J. instructor in Prosthetic Dentistryat --.. .., .
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: Georgetown University 1935- ; I e t
Adam Robertson I _
and
191(). Dental practitioner in Wash
Last week two buddies who t ,
ington, D. C., specializing in dental .
f-rvto: as members of the same gun prosthesis Member of the Districtof _..:, > -

Columbia Dental Society and -
Liscome American Dental Assoc Commissioned /
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MIIt
; Tn" Naval Reserve February .J' ,; 1IIIIH..fI ,' .' ........ r
1938. Hometown Silver Springs, "" "': .... '
Adam. AOM3c. students in the Maryland. Hobby: Horses and fox : \ .
ADM 4 B) School. hounds. e.'. c
When the Liscome Bay was hit
ly, two Jap torpedoes, one in the Lieut. Francis. Fabrizio USNR. -=
of University ....
Graduate Georgetown rwY
tomb magazine and one in thehold
t OAK..
Dental School 1935. Received .
where the gasoline was stored
in Naval Reserve dental
commission -
Robertson and Adam were at GQ.
manning their 20mm. antiaircraftgun. corps January 1936. Practiced ,
first dentistry in Washington. D. C.,
: The concussion from the
where he was member of executive -
explosion blew Robertson over-
of District of Columbia
committee
toard, tho' still! conscious and
dental Prior to
knocked Adam to the deck unconscious society.
I for active duty September
the explosion from the reporting
second, torpedo blowing him too 1943. he was editor-in-chit-f t /a
of an outstanding dental magazine Y
into the water.Robertson '.
managed to make his Staff member of Episcopal Ear.
way" to a life raft from which he Eye!', Nose and Throat and Doc
tore! hospitals in Washington D. C. t.
was later picked up by a dQl'tro'erancl
Author on dental subjects. Lecturer -
transferred to an Army trans ,
Oral NATTC < oar
port for medical attention. Adam en Hygiene
remembers nothing about his nar- indoctrination program. Hobby: ,
row escape from the time the first Teaching Public Speaking and Human j
jJ
torpedo hit until he regained consciousness Relations. J
aboard the Army transport Lieut. W E Campbell, USNR '1

en the way to Pearl Harbor Graduate Northwestern UniVf'.ltyDf'ntal .
Both were burned severely Robertson School 1930. Resident dentist
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with flash burns and Adam North Carolina State Hospital ,
from burning oil while hewas unconscious several years Reported active duty :"'

in the water and were January 1042 Twenty-one months ., ,
hospitalized many weeks.' sea duty with CASU-3, eighteen NATTC sailors, shown above, have organ ed an Informal ralho.id: ; hobby dub, and have extended ,"
Both men were awarded the months of it in South Pacific. Onboard an Invitation persons interested> In thin hobby to Join th!'m. TIe three are, I. to r., H. G. ,.
ample Heait tanker as passenger when I Marks coxswain II. R. Neiibauer, HM2o, and I. K.: Illioden, S'rtwrurted the cars shown aoovtvr
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Pcge Twelve NATTG JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 14 September, 1944


.: I Ij In On The Way Down Boxers Battle For Fame, 'i



NA11 en Glory In Finals Tonight '


M Battling for NATTC boxing .,,
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titles and the golden gloves Eight Wrestling

awards that go with them, 16

hard-hitting survivors of over

1p 100 entries in the Training Champs CrownedEight

( i Center tournament will hit the

.. ring trail tonight in the final newly-crowned wrestling
champions, winners in their respective
A mild phenomenon Is occurringat round of the meet. weights in the first grappling
Ship's Service according to The card will get underway at tournament held at NATTC, rest-
proper authorities. The merchan- 1915: at the outdoor Navy arena. ed on their laurels this week and
dise store is selling all kinds of zS y:5I. : In case of rain, it wilt be held in gazed admiringly at their engraved -
) usually hard to move stock. Many: e i
- the new auditorium. trophies, symbolic of a Training -
faces poppingup
are
new and strange Most of the finalists, the creamof Center title
do popping). The
mean
and
( we
a ensign from I a classy ring crop at NATTC, Before a large crowd af the out-
other day young
Matnslde came Into the Parachute battled their way past three pre- door arena last Thursday night
Shop to buy some shoes. He liminary rounds and then won the eight champions put on a tine
semi-final bouts earlier this week.
exhibition of amateur wrestling
glanced around (having probably .
heard the word) and then sat Several of the fighters have displayed minus the showy grunt and groan
down, as customers usually do real ability and may be- work of stereotyped professionals
when buying shoes. come members of the regular to emerge on top from a field l of 70

The clerk got out some shoes NATTC boxing team.In entries.
-the Ensign's face was steadily third round bouts last Friday The eight titleholders are:
facing to starboard-the clerk night, R. M. Vinning, 129, had too R. Lebow 115: pound class. A,
fitted the footwear-wrapped up much skill for R. J. Shaw 128, a J. A. Clair 125 pound class.E. )

the package and nudged the Sailor i 1) J. Driscol 160, of the llrookljn Urlscol's registers witha game and promising lad makinghis J. Forbes, 135 pound class.E. .
frozen young man. "}<'h'e dollars, hard right to score a knockdown In a third round tournament bout. initial ring appearance. A. W. A. Tripp, 145 pound class
please," he said. The Ensign got Ills opponent is A. D. Lugash 158. Driscol won the decision. Fox, 150, a good boxer and sharp R. E. Sapp, 155 pound class.
out the dough took the package, hitter, decisioned S. G. Swanson, Peter Jensen, 165 pound class.
started away and suddenly turned 150. C. R. Holcomb, 143, won a I. J. Lenckos 175: pound class.C. .
to the clerk-"by the way," Sapp Scores With Half NelsonR. verdict over R. C. Koester, 142. L. Lingle, heavyweight class.

i said he ""hat color were they?" J. C. Petrow, 149, took the measureof Five of the matches were decided ..
(wonder what he had been hlnk- I E. C. Martin, 146. I by falls and three went to

log of). : : S Buddy Moore 140. a ranking favorite a decision with a time limit of five
I : won the last round for a minutes.
In passing the WAVES barracksthe I S : : :. close decision over Marine D. Bush, The two feature bouts went the
other day your reporter noticed 142. M. E. Jacobson, 155, put the distance. Lingle a 210pounderscored
some industrious gals in- crusher on G. L. Sweeney, 160, to several near falls to pile
dulging in the good old Navy cus- register a TKO in the second round. up the points against R. E. Mc-
tom of swabbing the deck-the D. J. Driscol, 160, turned loose a Fadden, 210. Lingle, who was Iowa
deck in this case being the front potent right to rap out a decisionover State intercollegiate heavyweight
walk. It looked like subject mat- A. D. Lugash, 153. i champion in 1942, won by 8 to 0. In
ter for a good picture-yes both R. M. Smith, 150, a powerful the closest match on the program
the WAVES and the surroundings. puncher, decisioned T. A. Murphy I Jensen, 173, had one near fall to
Not having a cameraman handywe 147, and E. L. Asher, 166, out- tate a 4 to 3 point advantage over
called up Lt. Halford, O-in-C W. R. 174.
Jones
pointed W. P. Gordon, 165. Glenn
of WAVES and suggested that in
Kelllson, 160, W. J. Schlosser, 156. In another exciting clash Len
the near future we get a
picture.very The Lt. said we were mis- and S. G. Kupferberg, 151, all ckos, 175, pinned R. E. Warren
won by default. former Florida amateur champ, in
taken-that the girls didn't do
that. Two preliminary bouts were held three minutes and 30 seconds.
said "we them 6 September before rain cancelledthe Lenckos scored with a half Nelson
"Why, we saw .
only this morning." Whereuponour remainder of the card. A. B. crotch hold.

astonishment was complete as LaChappelle, 143, pounded out a Two bouts lasted less than a
the answer came from :Miss Hal- A decision over R. L. Peremont, 139, minute. Lebow, 120, rushed out
ford," Oh-that was I. I was trying I and Jack Pippen, 143 defeated C. at the opening gong and fastened
to get the sand off the walk." j B. McDonald 143. a half Nelson crotch on T. \\'.
(If we'd known that we'd have Lt. Roy Womach of the Physical I Griffith, 110, to win In just 46

gotten the picture right then). E. Sapp NATTC wrestling champ in the 155-pound class demonstrates Training Department is directing second. Tripp, 153, pinned F.
how he won his title in the finals of the tournament last the tourney. Most of the entries : E. Evertts 153 In 51 seconds
NATTC personnel has been Increased week. Sapp pinned G. L. Miller In four minutes and 25 seconds with in the meet learned their ring' with a head and arm lock.
by two "blue boots"- the half Nelson crotch hold as shown above. Instructor E. J. CosterIs skill under the tutelage of Instructor St. Clair, 130 clutched F. R.
Harry Meadows of Physical the referee.HEAT Eddie Barnett. I Powell 131, in a half Nelson crotchto
training. and F. E. Alderman of '-iiI win in two minutes and 46 sec-

Galley No. 2 have both been presented FAILS TO TTS MOUNDSMAN onds, and Sapp, 158 used the same
with sons by their miss- 7-Foot 3-Inch hold to press G. J. Miller's shoul
eses. For the record the new DAUNT GRIDDERSThe TOSSES NO-IIITTER ders to the canvas in four minutes
alderman (John Daniel) slightly Sailfish Caught and 25: seconds. Forbes 140, de
outweighs young Meadows TjIbs. current heat wave may have A no-hit game by Pitcher Thadeof cisioned R. Hershberger, usinga

to 6 Ibs. 9 ounces. They'll slowed them down a mite but ithasn't Lieut. MooreWhen TI'S featured play in the grapevine for a near pin and .
both make good sallormen the Intensive By NATTC enlisted men's softball a 6 to 0 point lead.
though and that's for sure. stopped prac- tournament last week while in the
,
Moore Jr., The the first held
Lt. Jimmy tourney, ever
Went over to the recruit train- tice activities of the squadmen on Officers' tourney the strong Brigade -
ing center Friday to get ready for the four teams in the NATTC went down to Fort Lauderdale, team upset Ordnance to win here was. In Judged addition an to the outstandingsuccess. trophiesto
the special War Bond ceremony Fla., recently on leave and col- the playoff.
Football League, which breaks the the winners, runners-up received .
which Captain Lynch is going to tape two weeks from today. lected a giant fish and an authentic Thade turned in the perfect silver medals.
attend there next Saturday at Full grid equipment has been fish story, he did it in style mound Job against the stickers of
The Chief
Norman
0900. As we drove in the boys given the players, who now are and with much thoroughness.He Bks. 65. He did not allow a hit Hansen judges were
in of
charge wrestling
were going remember-"first through the usual rank drill to entering the rougher training I' not only caught a 7-foot, 3- or a run as TTS won by 8 to 0. under the Physical Training De

-you the rear march-second rank to phase. Coaches soon will trim the inch sailfish but, by gum, he can Brigade took Ordnance in a con- partment's program and Lt
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the rear march-third rank to the bulky squads down to the player "F prove it. Lt. vincing manner winning by an 8 Sparks of the P. T. D. at :Malnslde.
r rear march-etc." One poor guy limit I ,. r Moore doesn't to 3 count. Ordnance entered the E. J, Coster SpAlc( fulfilled the
on the end of the line didn't hear Nine game schedules, a game a i LS ; 'cJ have the fish finals upsetting the league leading refereeing chores.
the command and kept blissfully week from 28 September to 24' here-it's on the Gunnery ten, 3 to 2. .....
toward Yorktownallalone. November have been announcedfor way but he TTS, which Is going great gunsin :
marching > The word "boot" has been given
the four teams. Opening gameson .. 1Att does have a the tourney, followed up its the boot
: Naval
at Sampson Train-
What finally made him realize he Thursday and Friday, 28 and '"' D handsomely inscribed whitewashing of Bks. 65: with a 6 ing Center.

was that way we'll never know 29 September, will pit AEM againstthe "i? 1 certificate to 2 triumph over Bks. 5. Lt. Comdr. John T. Casey pub .
but his face was sunburned from School team and the Marines j Issued by Bks. 18 and TTM, tourney fa He relations officer, said, however,
the inside as he tore back to get against Ship's Company.Two 1 the Fort Lauder vorites came through with vic that recruits would continue to
Into ranks. What makes things teams have come up with ,' s dale Chamber ofCommerce tories. Bks. 18 took Bks. 5 by 3 wear the booo-pardon
like that happen ? Reminds us of military nicknames leaving two i! r to 2, while TTM scored twice, defeating from which booo recruits leggings
the time we tried to do an about still searching for appropriate han- Lt. Moore which certifies Bks. 69 by 2 to 1, and Bks. their nickname. got
face and the company commanderwas dles. The Ship's Company eleven his story. He also has a gold but- 52 by 5 to 2. I

standing right near. Couldwe has been tagged the "Salts," and ton, with a leaping sailfish emblem TTA-1 fell by the wayside, losingto '. after a win over Bks. 2 by 3 to 0.
do it right ? Definitely not and II over at M.A.D., it's the Marine which signifies a catch of a TTT, 12 to 11, after a previouswin In other games, Bks. 70 downed
damn near fell down. "Raiders." I sailfish weighing over S9 pounds.The over TJF, 15: to 10. Bks. 1 'Bks. 2 by 5 to 2. TTD-1 outpoint-

denizen of the deep is be- won and lost during the week bow- ed Bks. 3 by 2 to 1, and Bks. 52 e)
This One Didn't Get Away lieved to be one of the largest Ing to the hot TTR ten, 4 to 3, II walloped TTD-1 by 15 to 3.
caught this season off the coastat
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a member Fort Lauderdale.of a fishing Lt. Moore party, was the M. A. D. Grid. Mentors

first time he had tried ocean fishing .
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when he made his big haul.It ... ,:,,;(' ':1'< ." 'h' m'r: 1
took 30 minutes to land the '
elongated ocean-going creature.
1 1A
From the moment the 60-pound ,l j :I
critter struck until 20 to 25 min ,- j
utes later, It was parry and thrust. 'f -.
Then the denizen of the deep tiredor

Jfort Hauberbale { Contest ( did we use that before), and ,, i ;
filers' he (or she) was hauled in. "It

$'_ IN+-- was hot work," modestly quotedLt. ,. 1 !';'
Moore, who came out of the :
amk" q/omnerce dMl'd fierce struggle with three or four t
minor line slashes on his wrist, .w : ::
$6 Hh e044 / H plus a rather heavy touch of sun- H

.... I"" tI r14 :: burn. ,
t aut laNd t "
a a'J < If Lg491Ct,3 Lt. Moore soon will have further :

.J.f:( ." Mryt; %,_,_, c proof of his story. The -ish is being '
""I/o tmiL.. ._ w w..-'-"wr sy..nw w ..........4ii sb stuffed and will be sent to him .
."...... .La l O when in suitable condition. .
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11 d largest you ; :
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ever caught before" we queried. : < 'i .> !'>: : .. .\
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A three-pound bass, answered ""'s:. !t'. .f '
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: Lt. Moore, who is the Assistant J .f1"," .f.:1; : : .;:_, t.<"J. .. ..,<:,:tiI .
1; mV Military Training Officer for the "_ ;Jt 'tr .r rv ARM area. Meet the coaches--Sgt. Pete Bellanl: left and lilt a-ssUtaut, Sgt.
__ _. 2f M Cliet Halltkl. right who will direct' the M. A. I), entry' in the four-
"7. Buy, Buy War Bond team NATTC Football League Both are former Pacific Coast stars !
) < Bye, Bye Freedom .t St M ry'" and Hallskl a back at Oregon U.









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