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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: October 26, 1944
Frequency: weekly
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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tJ VOL 2, No. 32 26 October 1944 '.1<


An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training CommandU.


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




Hovy Day Programs Are featured In Jocksonville il;I




NAS Jacksonville II Navy Day Message -Capt. W. W. Smith I Many Speakers 'J


(Had 4th BirthdayOn Tomorrow-Navy Day-is a the Navy has been growing which we devote ourselves to From This Station( }f 1

day of special recognition of from few hundred ships to :
a our job here can be very accurately -
15th OctoberFrom the Navy throughout the entire more than 65,000 and from measured by the success Present Addresses f
United States, but here at 100,000 personnel to more '
Few Scattered the Naval Air Station, Jack- than 3,000,000. The numberof with which our task Admiral McFall and

sonville it is doubly significant planes has increased more forces meet the enemy in the Captain Smith Will 1
,
Buildings To Third tar Pacific.
because it falls so near than 20 times.
: -J Largest Is Record the birthday of our own sta- Our station has played and We of the Navy are happyto Give Talks Tonight 1

tion. continues to play an impor acknowledge the salute

CRACK TRAINING It was 6n October 15, 1940 tant part in this overall expansion given us by the people of NURSES ASSIST :
J that the Jacksonville Naval and in the increasing Jacksonville and north Flor- ,;

Many Of Student Fliers Air Station was first commis- success with which our ida on this Navy Day of 1944, American Legion Sponsors

sioned. Since that time our Fleet is combatting the en and we return it with pride. Hemming Park Event and s
Finishing At Jax Make growth and development has emy, especially in the skies. We are grateful for your sup-

Good In Combat Zones closely paralleled that of the Although we are well behind port, and are counting: upon Schools Also Take Part

This month October 15 to entire Navy. While we have the battle lines geographically its continuance until final Speeches in Hemming Parkin

be exact marked, the fourth, beendding buildings and personnel in another sense we are in victory over all our enemies is downtown Jacksonville, be-

anniversary, of the commis- and training facilities, them_, for. the energy with achieved. fore various clubs of the city, 1
in the schools and on the air ,:

Naval sioning Air of Station the Jacksonville, a period Special Navy Day Navy Day '44 It's Not AlwaysPossible during tured a portion the present of the week observance, fea-

which has witnessed the output of Navy Day, tomorrow, October
of countless numbers of crack Will Be To Get 27th.
Naval aviators who are now mak- Programs Officials of the American Legion
ing their presence felt in no Un- '
which will
the tra
certain terms against the' enemy in On Air This WeekRadio Things You Want ditional Navy Day sponsor celebration in :;
both the
Atlantic and the Pacific Hemming Park at 11:30: a. m., tomorrow ,
Oldtimers at Jacksonville can
announced that
remember only four years ago programs featuring Navy I Don't get all excited and think virtually completed for plans handlinga were
when their base consisted of little Day highlights will be carried on the civilians are getting all the large crowd for the affair. Chris
more than the present postoffice various Jacksonville stations be- scarce merchandise: if you happen Marsden, active Legionnaire who
building: and a barracks or two. ginning this evening (Oct. 26) and I, to walk into some store down- has been designated as Navy Day I I
Since then they have watched it continuing through Monday. chairman for Jacksonville, said J
grow from a small stretch of Flor- town and find something youhaven't
that Comdr. William A. Schoech
,
From 2200 to 2230 this evening
ida woodland to one of the three Secretary of the Navy James For- been able to get on the USN head of training for the Na-
world.largest naval air stations in the restal will be featured on "The base warns Lieut. Joe Adams, val Air Operational Training Command
First Line" heard over WMBR. Ship's Service officer. with headquarters at this t'
"Xavy Jacksonv'Ille" today This will explain in language It's all a matter of government Station, will be the principal
program
looks! the part. In the approximate easily understandable to allocation and quotas explains the speaker at the noonday ceremony -. i
center stands a modernistic genial "entrepreneur" of the in the Park. .1
administration building with the the average citizen, what the tre- Navy's retail shops on the station I Thirty nurses, representing the
tuo-gtarrcd flap of Jf'l1rdml. mendous sea and air power of the and nobody's trying to do the servicemen -i U. S. Naval Hospital, the Com J
ral A. C. McFall. Chief of Naval U. S. Fleet means to the personal and women out of their : mandant's Band, as a representative I
Air Operational Training flying/ security of his family and him- fair share of available consumer of the Main Station and
from the staff. Surrounding it self. It Is expected that a pickupwill goods. I LJeut. Comdr. John L. Rhodes "
are more than 3,000 acres of barracks be heard from the Navy'snew "The government allocates the Jr., of the Naval Air Technical w
recreation areas, classroom transmitting.station on Guam output of almost every manufac- Training Center will also appearon !t
buildings! supply and repair At 2230 tonight the "Navy Day turer between the armed services the Hemming Park program. ,
facilities, a landing field Program" over WJAX from the c and the civilian population" Lieut. Tribute to the Navy was paid at
and hangars. Jacksonville Naval Air Station, Adams said yesterday. "Many of two luncheons last Monday. Rear
Forming the eastern border of featuring talks by Rear AdmiralA. the items set aside in whole or Admiral A. C. McFall Chief of the
the station are the blue waters of C. McFall and Captain W W in part for the military are in Naval Air Operational Training _
the two-mile wide St. Johns Riv- Smith, will be p esented. Music such demand that practically 100 Command, spoke on the annual l'
er, "home" for Jacksonville's sea- Command- cent lit- Navy Day program sponsored by
will be provided by the per goes overseas leaving ,
planes and amphibians ant's Band, directed by Chief Mu- tle or anything forthe ship's services -I the Jacksonville Rotary Club at
Although the Jacksonville Naval and PX's ashore. So while the Mayflower Hotel at 12:30: p. mAt .
Air Station is the location of a sician Phil Bennett. effort has been made to insure the same time Comdr. Paul D.
supply depot a huge assembly and On Friday from 1330 to 1315 every ample quantities for service Buie, USN, head of the fighter
repair shop, and a large naval hospital also over WJAX, Navy Day will personnel there will be times when I type training on the Admiral's
by far its most importantfunction be observed by NBC with a spe- 'ertain articles may be absent from staff, addressed the weekly lunch.
is training. Although cial broadcast from the Ross Rec- the shelves and counters of Ship's eon session of the American Le-
Jacksonville was established as an reation Center Great Lakes Training Services here yet on display in the gion at the Legion Hall on West
intermediate flight training center, Station, featuring the Great stores in Jacksonville," he added Church Street.
the activity has since been discon- Lakes Thousand Voices Choir. Backing up Lieut. Adams' appraisal Comdr. Frank T. Corbm com
tinued. Over WPDQ from 1630 to 1700on of the current situation is manding officer of the Naval Aux
The purpose of Naval Air Operational Friday will be featured a broad-i the joint letter of the Bureau of iliary Air Station, Green Cove

Training Jacksonville'smost cast from the Jacksonville Naval i Personnel and the Bureau of Sup Springs, spoke at Palatka High
important function, is to take Air Station Rear Admiral I plies and Accounts received here School.
chapel.
pilots who have graduated from in- McFall and Smith will this week limiting the sale of cig- Members of the Junior Chamberof
Captain
termediate training centers, and Continued On Page SevenSect'y arettes to two packages per per- Commerce honored the Navy ata
make them into battle-wise com luncheon session at 12:15: Tues-
.. Continued Seven
._ on Page
Iio. at
bat 'fliers day the Seminole Hotel. At this
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Operational instruction really be- time Comdr. Sam L. Silber, USN.
gan hack in 1941, when two com- Forrestal Navy Day Dance Salvage Service head of the Instructors School of
bat training groups were set up, the Naval Air Operational Train-
one at Norfolk and one at San ing Command was the principal
Diego. But as the Navy's aviation Presents MessageA Admission FreeThe Saving MillionsThe speaker. :
program expanded, and facilities Wednesday afternoon the Kt- I'
.J for more and more pilots were message of congratulations on combined USO organiza- wanls Club, at its regular lunch
' -.... needed the Air Operational Training the accomplishments of the past tions of Jacksonville have announced Navy Salvage Service Is eon session at the Mayflower Ho-
Command was established year was received here today from a big Navy Dance to be costing the United States Govern tel, heard Commander Joseph C.
April 30, 1042, with headquartersat Secretary of the Navy James For- held for all enlisted men and wom- ment about 54,000,000 per year Clifton USN head of aviation
Jacksonville. From these head- restal. Addressed to the personnelof en at the Duval County Armoryon but has resulted In recovering and training at the U. S. Auxiliary ,
quarters the NAOTC now operatesa the Navy shore establishments, Friday evening, October 27th Air Station Green Cove Springs '
network of training stations Secretary Forrestal's message declared at 2030. I returning to the war effort more Navy Mothers dedicated their .'i
throughout Florida and other parts that, "In the year which Through the courtesy of CaptainW. than 5600,000,000 worth of ship- Hostess House with a Navy speaker -
of the U. S. i has passed since last Navy Day W. Smith, Commandant, the ping. on the program at 8:30: last
The training units at NAOTC we have made good progress in Commandant's Dance Band will Since December 11, 1911, whenit night at 101 East Church Street. ."
stations are organized as closelyas building up the strength of the furnish the music and they have Also Wednesday the Zonta
possible along the lines of a Navy. This strength has been forfeited themselves with all the was first inaugurated this serv- Club observed Navy Day with a ,
combat squadron. The planes used translated victories againstour pop tunes of the day both sweet ice has answered more than 280 talk by Lt. (jg) Sara Grey, a member
are not training types, but the enemies. and hot. calls for urgent salvage assistance. of the Navy Nurse Corps. This
"hot": models actually flown in the "The patriotic support of our The feature of the evening will In over ISO of these cases hull luncheon session was held at 12:30at : J
war zones. Navy Jacksonville, is working forces at home has beena be a Jitterbug Contest with $25.00in and cargo has been recovered and the Seminole Hotel. '
the scene of continuous activity by major factor in these successesas cash prizes awarded to the win- returned to the war effort These Rear' Admiral :McFall and Captain 1
some of the best known combat it will continue to be in the bat- ning couples. cases included largely sinkings and \\. W. Smith, Commandantof
planes of the Navy. tles yet to be fought. It seems to Admission is free and you won't strandings most of which could this Station, will appear on .
Although the students participating me appropriate therefore, on this have to shell out any gold-so all easily have resulted in total losses. two radio programs broadcast .
are already accomplished day when America pays tribute to you rug cutters hep cats, fast Attempts are made to salvage from here tonight and Friday. ':f: 1
filers, feufind operational( her fighting Navy, to tender a salute fraila and streamlined bell-bottom only those wrecks where it appears Speaking on the general themeof .;if
training an easy job. During/ the on behalf of the fleet to the carriers stash your frame in a that the chances are good of Natal aviation, the Admiral
course pilots must not only familiarize men and women who are backing stand-up to Jax lace your boots recovering a value greater than and Commandant will be heradat ..
themselves! with a powerful up the Navy in the shore estab- and get ready to hop-the-buck and the expenditure. Wrecks are han- 10:30' tonight over Radio Station '
S combat airplane, but also lishments. beat the boards at the Armory on dled along both coasts of North U JAX, while at 4:30 Friday
receive concentrated i instruction "To all hands, well done. With Navy Day. Several hundred USO America, including the Gulf of afternoon they will\ be heard l'
In much auxiliary aspect of flyIng the task of defeating Japan still Hostesses will be- on hand to act as! Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Operations again over \VPDQ. _
/ ns gunnery, navigation and confronting us, let us continue in dancing partners so grease your : extend from Greenland to The first of these programs will )
radio. If he flies a carrier-based the: same spirit of cooperation until dancing slippers for the biggestball Brazil on the East Coast: Panamato also feature the Commandant's '' .
Continued On Page Seven the final shot is fired." of the year. : Alaska on the West Coast. Continued On Page Seven J
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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 26 October, 1944





I navy Provides Haven For 1,700 Persons During Storm if p!




Everything From Sleeping .1.1I


I Facilities To Food Made +k



I Available Last, Thursday. I,


I I' From a Supply Building to a! I
modern little town of some 1.roc THANKS ,

or more people was the story here I !

Thursday as, heeding evacuation _y : -.
orders hundreds of persons flocked 1
James Q. Palmer, city manager j
storm
to spend
this Station
onto '
of Jacksonville Reach, in a letter ; ji
tom hours in a haven of safety. '
to Captain \\. W. Smith Commandant
About all it lacked to make a i
recently expressed" his _
real small town set-up was a -
I appreciation for assistance rendered I ,
I, mayor and the councilmen. They during the hurricane of last .. .
had the hospital in the shape of ; '!
f week "I wish to take this opportunlv -, \ I
a staff of one doctor and four '," said Mr. Palmer's letter, 4J I ''j

corpsmen from the Main Dispen- "to thank you on behalf of the
sary. They had the eating place. Major, the City Council and the ;
Entertainment in the form of movies citizens of the City of Jacksonville :
:
was, provided. Beach for the help and as- _
I'Tom the housing area on the assistance! which was given us by -.-
Station from Cecil and Lee Fields, the !Shore I'atrolund..r Chief New

from Mayport and from Jacksonville ellright during the hurricane

)] Beach came people threatened yesterday. I b i aM

by the devastating winds descending "Ills entire personnel cooperated| ).

from the south. with the City and other relief organizations _________
I The loimmlnity was separated which were on duty.

into areas-three on the third MI cannot begin to express the L -
de.k. one on the second deck, one Commendation which these! men deserve J JI
in the shipping room, one in the for their untiring efforts and Py
receiving and one in the yard actual physical hardship which\ x
delhery. These areas were patrolled they went through In the work i
b>' enlisted men to aid which they did. r :'

in every way possible.! ;

Thoughtful planning resulted in In a letter signed, "A Navy wife
WK) containers filled with water for I and mother", the efforts to afford i E1fl1y
the various groups. The hot water hurricane protection were further

in the taps served the purpose lauded in another letter to Cap-
by warming milk for 500 babies. tain Smith.

Over 200 mattresses were broken "I thank you for your consideration x
out of stock and placed across In providing protection from

desk' tops to serve as beds throughout the hurricane yesterday, giving us

the day, and if necessary' for transportation, shelter at the base, i
sleeping quarters overnight. Cribs food and care," this letter said I
and cradles were improvised from "The men and the WAVES'' '

empty shipping boxes. Numerous served us admirably!

shipping! cases were used as playpens "I'm sure other tenants In r" yh I ,
for children in the crawling Dewey Park joln'me In this appreciation
stage. and thanks."

Even the pets were taken care A third letter, signed, "A Sol
of. A large kennel was part of the dlf'r's11f'," read as follows:
virtually "I would like to thank the officers -
containing
general: setup
enlisted men and WAVES for
every species of dog plus a pet
;hc>p consisting of several canariesand the wonderful treatment you gave
one parrot. Pets couldn't be I me and my two children duringthe

left to weather the storm alone. storm. You were kind enoughto
send a bus out to the trailer
mid-morning it was evident
By
_
camp where I live and pick up all
that the storm would last throughout -
the
people, Including civilians,
facilities wouldbe
the day and
whom you took to the schoolhouse 1Y
needed to provide food for the
and the service men and
masse Within an hour a galley families came to the base '
had been set up in the Joiner's
"You fed
us! and gave us cots and
Shop complete even to the scullery -I blankets, which I think was grand.
f_ section, and by 11:45: a. m., Also>> the picture show and the band

the chow line was forming on the you had for the children (
first deck to consume 2,000 rations "Thanks again and you did a

consisting of the following: to- swell job. Hurray for tIHNa'y.." I' From a Supply liuilding to a hotel almost overnight was the story here last week a* families of
mato soup steak French fried This letter was addressed to the Naval personnel evacuated housing area prior to the tropical hurricane which hit Florida and Jack

potatoes peas salad, coffee, milk, JAX AIR NEWS.Here's sons'ille. Armed with plenty of food, the little girl IB the- upper left photo apparently I Is going; tft get an

and mince pie. --- -- early start on a secretarial or bookkeeping career a" she tinker. with an adding machine Het for
I, Reports from all hands said the : the weary might well be the- title for the picture top right. At the left, bottom, from atop poking

food was delicious. Chance To raes, children look on while other partake of a bit of food. It'* more food In the photo bottom
The evening meal of 2,000 rations right, an Naval personnel and civilians I alike go through the chow line- In the- cafeteria on the third
was equally as good. Soup. deck of the Supply Building.Industry .
beef __ ___ m_____ __
frankfurters, stew spinach
f mashed potatoes cottage cheese Get Part In PlayA

salad marmalade, chopped lettuce Meets D-Day Proves-Billions.

r chocolate pudding pears apples. special reading for parts in I

6 oranges, bananas cookies, coffee the next Little Theatre production Novel DemandsOf For
and milk were available.At "Green Grow the Lilacs" will be Ships Well Placed :

12 o' ()<'k, noon, the A and held at the Little Theatre on Sun- War EffortOne
R Band went Into action -
Swing day afternoon, October 29th at
A total of more than $23.000 DUtrirl Craft 24.1..32..
and furnhhed music In all the 2:30: P M. of the striking characteristics "
000,000) has been appropriated for I"hlpbulldla Fat'lIltlt' 1,43atY1INNl.II4,921,1oS
areas about the building In half- This play is the one which was of the industrial war Bureau of Ships purposes in connection -
bent programs.r muslcalized and has been runningon effort is the> adaptability of with
construction and
The weather making it impossible American to the novel conversion D-Day has been the payoff. It
Broadway under the name of Industry of
ships and facilities dur-
r for the people to go to the "Oklahoma." demands made upon It. In California I ing the fiscal years 1941-45 inclusive 'I fully justified the greatest shipbuilding
-
the world has
movie they brought the movie tot The Little Theatre, which Is located for example, a concern program
the people. "Four Jills and a Jeep" at 2032 San Marco Boulevard which before the war was occupied ever witnessed. What happened,
Funds were made available I our heavy gains the constant flow .
under
-
was shown at 7.45: p, m, accompanied Is considered one of the ten with building machineryfor
the of
general: heading of Increaseand materials for the invasion
short which helped processing grapefruit and
by a
finest in the country and the cur-
forces
I relieve the minds of the parentsand rent production "Kiss and Tell," is orange, Is today turning out Replacement of Naval Vessels has been a triumph for
and
were appropriated by Congress ships, for teamwork between' private
quieted the children. amphibian tanks the spearheads -
to audiences.
playing capacity
to implement various authorizationacts American
industry our Navy,
The day was filled with humorous All naval of our landings at Tarawa -
personnel who are Interested -
for combatant and other
auxiliary patrol procurement agencies. '
instances and novel innovations in dramatics are invitedby Rniwetok and Kwajaleln. __._ _
mine, landing and district Jftj L
such as the sailor and his Miss Marcella Cisney director In Detroit, one of our largestpeacetime craft vessels together with shipbuilding -- T a
wife who carried out orders by manufacturers of WAVE Singers Needed
p to attend this special reading and automobile Is now engaged. In facilities! at Naval activi- .
coming to building 110. but preferred avail themselves of the opportu- ties and private plants.
to remain in his trailer nity to participate in Little The- producing gjrosjoplc compassesfor Rehearsal ScheduledA

which was! parked by-the side of atre Productions whether or not ., our ships Up in Wisconsin, since The the total obligations incurred final call for all WAVES who
famous for Its bathtub beginning of the fiscal
the building. They participated in they have ever had any previous a company 1941. would like to sing in the Glee Club
I and other essentials" of the year. Including the amountt'.ttmatt'd
some of the activities but always experience. was issued yesterday by Harold
art I.. to be incurred the
plumbing today turningout during
I returned to the "port in the storm"his fiscal Weiss SpiWlc.) director .
torpedo tube for our submarines year 1045 for these purposes'
trailer. "All WAVES interested In singing
-
"This which have- Kent \\a more than 127.000.000,000) which
is! a war of supply. -The already
with
At 9:45: p. m, buses providedby this group should reportto
down the drainpipe is shown in a breakdown
late Secretary Knox. many a Jap ship purpose
the
small
Thursday
the Transportation Departmentwere chapel tonight (
Illustrations of this sort as follows:
p routed to the various sectionsof could be multiplied almost 'indefinitely Combatant. *. .. .. .. .ll.24X.fm.! ) at 1830," Weiss said! "Jte-
the city and those who caredto this possible with their harmonious I Aavillitrr . .. .: J,77(1tXI.0(10 hearsals will start this week on
return to their homes! were delivered attitude and perfect cooperation r''lrol Craft . . 1.2111.1t9tII! new Christmas music in preparation
to their respective door- There was an atmosphere of friend- Min ('raU .. .. 7S.V(:It.MMI for a concert to be given in
Will Landing fruit .. . Ml,07RKK "
Bteps. ship and warmth prevalent Navy Hospitals December he added.
I .
unable to throughout the entire
Seventy-six persons!, emergency Soon Prove
There were hundreds of Adequate About That
reach their! quarters because of expressions Wondering Xmas
high and impassible roads, were of appreciation at time of Forty-three hospitals-the total

provided comfortable bedding gear departure directed both to Captain will soon be raised to 50 with the Gift-Then Here's SolutionIf
and remained throughout the night. VV. W. Smith, Commandant,
i The following morning this group for having taken these safety'! commissioning: of seven now being jou're married to an officer or chief petty officer and :you've

along with others lacking cooking measures and to the Supply Officer constructed or converted take been wondering how to surprise him with a new uniform for

facilities in their homes were provided for the efficient manner in care of Navy end Marine sick and Christmas, your worries: are over
breakfast in the general station which he looked after their com wounded within the continental The> Malnslde Ship's' Service uniform shop has announced
galley where over 200 rations a special service for the holiday shopping Gift certificates will .
fort.All United States. Vice Admiral Ross l
e sold for
were served. of this was in addition to the the purchase of specific items, enabling the! donor
Friday morning at 10 o'clock usual! functions of the Supply Department T. McIntire recently announced lo give uniforms, shirts;, caps, shoes, gloves, and the like without

the chairs were In place, the such as the issuing of that the Navy expects to enlarge to revealing the nature of the gift by fishing around trying

desks and floors swabbed, and lines, tarpaulins, lanterns fuel, Its medical facilities to care for Just determine the prospective recipient's proper size.'
the employee hack in their routine food and various other gear needed 20,000 more patients-an expansion give the lucky guy a certificate for one or more of the ,
of All this practical items on sale at the, uniform shop, and He, can
duty. was accomplished aboard the station and neighboring which is expected: to provide go
; by civilian personnel.' down and be filial to suit his Individual table It's If a dwell
activities during ConditionOne. enough: hospitals to carry the remainder solution to the annual
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26 October, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Threo



Did You Ever ConsiderThe Cdr. BagdanovichTakeS Mass Output Of Pilots



Work Required To Over DutiesAs Pays Dividends In Men .



I ;Bring You Pure H20? Cecil Field COAt Whore Best In I World


Water Is abundantly evident any brief but impressive ceremonis In order to have men to fly I the thousands of planes turned ,

way need you for turn the ,copious but just quantities to meet the ot Extra CopiesOf yesterday,, Comdr. Michael out since Dec 7, 1941, the N a vy went into mass productionne

1120 consumed dally on this station '' ,P. Bagdanovich, USN tookover of pilots. Whereas at the tit of Pearl Harbor our pilotore
Air NeJvsApproximately the reins} a$ Commanding; Officer' -
requires the constant atten- of thei U S. Nayal Auxiliary strength was only slightly m than 6,000, we now have

tion of a staff of trained tech- Station Cecil Field times that numb trained in the special flying
1,000 extra Air ,! replacing nealry eight *;r
nicians and small fortune in
equipment.It's ,-a_ copies of the JAX AIR Comdr. /Samuel G. Mitchell I skill peculiar to Navy aviation.
who has been detached for
not just as simple as bending NEWS edition of today, duty elsewhere. I This expansion was backed by a

': over a scuttlebutt, pressing the Thursday 26 Oct., have pilot training program calculated
bptton, and having a stream of The new commanding officer I to have of 30,000 yearly.
an Input
been the
printed including II III
Field Miami
water spurt forth. There's a lot came to Cecil from the t
more to it than that. Once upona insert picture pages. Any- Naval Air Station where he In recent months it has been cut

time It was a mere matter of one wishing additional cop- had served as Executive Officer back due to the much lower than ,

locating a cool, clean, swiftly flow- ies may obtain same by since February.A expected attrition.

ing stream and drinking your fill calling at the JAX AIR graduate of the Naval Acad- I More planes mean more car-
ClaM of 1928 Comdr.
,
or carrying off the amount you emy,
NEWS OFFICE building not riers, for it is by means of the
only an
needed for other purposes. But now Bagdanovich was I
it means reservoirs, aqueducts, 954, topside, room 221.' outstanding scholar, but a prominent carrier that the Navy makes the

pipelines, and wells, and you can athletic figure as well. lie best tactical use of its planes. Four
tailor the water to fit your indi- starred as an end on the var-
of the eight carriers we had at the
!
vidual requirements. The water Bureaus Provide sity football team for three QUESTIONSPLEASE

may be too hard for household and years, and for a like period of outbreak of the war have been
TURN TO PAGE S II sunk, but in their stead more than
'ndustrial use, it may be discolJred time on the varsity crew, serving -
,
". or it may give off a disagreeable Needed OrdnanceTo as captain In his senior )'ear. FOR THE ANSWERS) 75: are now active. These includea

odor. All this can be In the period from 1940 through huge class of converted cargo
1. What time would it be aboard
hulls known CVE's "baby
as or
remedied through modern chemis- 1911, the new Cecil Field "skipper"served
ship at "eight bells" ?! "
To these escort carriers
try, science, and engineering.Four Defeat Enemy as chief flight instructorand 2. What is a boatswain's pipe? flat-tops.
much of the credit for the
water treatment plants are training officer at NAS, Mi- 3. What Is meant by "batten goes
reduction of the U-boat in
operated by the Jacksonville Naval Back of the Navy planes in the ami. Assigned to duty with the your hatch?" I menace
,
Air Station Combined, they air and Naval aviation forces disposed fleet, he flew combat patrol, pilot .. Who said: "Damn the tor- the Atlantic and for adding new
line
aerial the battle
have a capacity of 6,500,000 gal- along a worldwide front is ing a Grumman Wildcat, par- pedoes, full speed ahead?" I power aa
I forward in the Pacific.
lona every 21 hours. Each plantis a vast but extremely important ticipating in the invasion of North I 5. What type of United States moves Carrier-based Navy squadron

a maze of pipes, valves, pumps, organisation directing design and Africa in November 1942. The following ships are named after either early shore-based and Marine
and
and gauges, twisting, turning, and production of the total for victory. January he assumed com- I ships of the Navy or famous bat- whose Navy achievements

crossing to make it a mystifying The Bureau of Aeronautics, now mand of an air group assigned toa tles? squadrons have been, In keeping with-

hodge-podge to any except those separated from operations activityas carrier operating in the Pacific. 6. The USS Wisconsin belongsto the highest tradition of the

:who operate the plants.In a result of reorganization a While serving in that theater he the class of largest battleshipsever service, from the combat phase

the main, the intricate processof little more than a :year ago, con- won the Distinguished Flying Cross built. What is her tonnageand of Naval Aviation, but the overall -

supplying the station with "aqua centrates on the technical job Qf and the Air Medal.A cost? picture Is more complex. Naval
pura" begins with the 12-inch wells providing Navy flyers with the 7. What Is the of the Navy's
native of Nashua, N. H., name flyers also are active In the-
:: which have been bored 1,000 feet planes, the bases, and the equip- Comdr. Bagdanovich has residedIn most famous patrol bomber? field of transports, Intelligence
deep into the earth. From these ment for the Other half
the
job. of
I 8. How long have the WAVES searchand
Pensacola, Fla., for photography, scouting,
many years.
wells, electrically driven pumps team is newly-created DCNOAirthe ( ) i
Comdr. Mitchell was also a grad been members of the U. S. Naval rescue. Indeed It wag the
Buck of min
Deputy Chief.of Naval
Operations
Naval Reserve? achievement of Marine crews in
ute. uate of the Academy, just
for Air.Supporting prior to Comdr. Bag- !. 9. What is the size of the largo two Navy photographic planes
one
year
aerator which breaks down
an these primary avia-
est guns carried by battleships? on a reconnaissance mission that
danovich. Before
takingover as
and dissipates the sulphur and oth-I tion agencies are two additional officer at Cecil Field 10. What is "bean soup" in theNavy's enabled our task force to exact
commanding
er gasses into the air. Next, the major bureaus whose activities Include ?
language such heavy toll from the Japs! In
water I he had pursued an active career _,
travels
to an undergroundtank certain phases devoted di- -- Ji* -- the initial attack on Truk thatIn
similar in function to a res rectly to the needs of Navy planes as staff officer of two carrier divisions -
a measure paid off the score
ervoir. and the men who fly them. Theseare liaison officer aboard a British of Pearl Harbor.
Heroes Of Bataan
Now the water really begins to the Bureau of Ships, respon- flat-top, and as assistant air
Navy planes have played a vital
get a working over. From cylin- sible for the development of the officer of the Hornet up to and
drical tanks chlorine is added to aircraft carriers, and the Bureauof I including its crippling and death in role in almost every battle in the :
water it is into the Battle of Santa Cruz. Corregidor Paved Pacific. In the South Pacific alone,
the as pumped Ordnance, where bombs that do 1
...
I _--jjj .I. I up to the start of this year, Naval
giant vat-like tanks. Here all for- the damage, and the guns that
Aviation had sunk 40
eign matter is filtered out and rock the foe move through the I For A Return some warships '1
Way and damaged 160. In the
I
all minerals and chemicals in solution successive stages of design test- Marine Training
Pacific Theatre whole
as a our
which contribute to the water's Ing and production. I
fly Camp f"np.pf'r Service airmen have shot down accordingto
hardness are removed. Au- Under these allied agencies, the
tomatically, after every 100,000 Bureau of Aeronautics, DCNO I Fitted To Their The armed forces of the United figures up to March 1, 4,316
States have returned to the Philip- enemy planes. Our loss in planes, \
, gallons of water has passed (Air), the Bureau of Ships and
through the tank, the sof nlng the Bureau of Ordnance, the products pines to fulfill both a military necessity 921 averages only one for every ... \

agent is regenerated by the addition ef engineering skill and man- Task In PacificIn I and a moral obligation.Even 4.7 Jap planes, while in pilot losses

of a brine solution preparedwith ufacturing might are welded with if re-conquest of the islands the ratio is as high as one, to 10, I
had not been essential to fu- so rugged are our planes and so
sodium chloride.In the output of the training pro- the 169th year of Marine
the meantime, part of the gram into the combat team takingits Corps service as the land-arm of ture large-scale operations against efficient our rescue missions.
the east China coast, and the Ja- I I Additional hundreds of
water from the reservoirhas From enemy
pumped place on the battle front. the Navy latest figures reveal an
bypassed this operation, and this cooperative team of military, expansion of that Corps to 477,769, : panese mainland itself, we would I I aircraft have been destroyed on
have come back. For the Philippines the ground at the cost of very
before joining the) softened water technical and industrial might camea largest in history.

I. caustic soda is added to it to restore total of Navy combat aircraft Of the Fleet Marine Force-the I since have they been came our under responsibility U. S.- : few Navy planes. .i

in part some of the alkalinity numbering well in excess of 25.000 combat units of the Marine Corps control in 1898 (following the
which has been lost in the softening by Navy Day. 1914. So rapid was
-more than 77 cent of the "
I per Spanish-American war), and our ] nil? Stick" Ihtndy
treatment thus reducing the the acceleration of production of
forces and 46 cent of
ground
per government is solemnly committed The maintenance of a strong
! corrosive potential. The final prod- combat that 1 of
types July
on forces outside the
the aviation are .
by Congressional resolution, i fleet does not mean that we can.
uct is a clean healthy, soft water this year the Navy had over two continental United States '' -
of
to the restoration Philippine not remain a peace-loving nation.
for all-around general use. And and one-half times as many battle- "The war in the Pacific," Mild .
freedom and early Independence.The The maintenance of a fleet, in fact
r a close check is kept at all timesas ready planes as_the year before. Lt. Gen. A. A. Vandegrift in six-months defense of the I' should insure that we will remainat

to the water's purity by laboratory --- -- June of this year, "is primarilyan Philippines against overwhelmingJap peace. In the years that follow

i, tests. Commercials amphibious one. And the odds by green American and this war it will be our duty as

Y: Then there are the secondary task of assailing! strong land fortifications Fillipino troops was not only an I citizens of the United States to

t treatment plants such as the one : FoR SALEOfficer's : With from the sea has always epic of courage and endurance. It make sure that we do not repeatthe

at the laundry which requires even lines. Size 38 Navy$20.blue Contact raincoat.Ens Die- been one of the most dif- was a military contribution to the : mistakes of our past.

softer water for washing than that Ibert. Bldg. 35. Cecil Field. ficult assignments In the book of cause of United Nations victory of

used generally throughout the sta- Pre-war electric hot plate like new. I warfare. the first order, the full significanceof
Two burnt Chrome top.. 1111 Alle- the necessary time to recover from
tion. gheny Road N.A.S.. W, E Schelder.MANTMI I "Fortunately, this type of com- which Is only now becoming the treacherous attack on Pearl
The pools pose still another prob- : bat was not completely unfamiliar generally appreciated.The Harbor, to for Australia's '
prepare
lem. The system in use at the NAVY-Garage WIFE quarters HOUSEHOLD und salary ASSISTANT for- I to American fighting men. The men who fought in the Jun- defense and to set up sea routes

station's many swimming pools is Navy wife who will 1 assist with household I Marine Corps, for its part, has always gles of Bataan and in the fields across the Pacific. Their fight was .

designed to repurify the constantly and children. Dally transportation I been the land arm of the and caves of Corregidor gave us hopeless but it was not in vain.
circulating water to bring it available for husband via Navy ferry Navy-specialized troops equippedand t
from Bolles School landing Contact
back to the original standard whenit Commander Ford, Boles School trained to go ashore against I
The Drink That Satisfies
first entered the pool. Wanted! House or apartment to i the opposition of hostile forces. In :!
All this merely gives an indication rent, two' or three bedrooms. Preferably I
World War Marines
in oblining near N.A S. Lt. (Jjt) E. B. Orem, Public the first '
of the work involved Relations Bldx :300, E\t.: 203. fought a strictly land campaign r i
sufficient water and ren- But traditionally from the Corps'
1*
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it fit for human consumpet.on inception in 1775, we have been I
Venereal Disease In
To retrace
and other uses.
considered 'soldiers of the sea' |i
the various steps involved would Navy Shows DecreaseThe "Especially In the past two decades .,
It's "water, wa-
require an expert
since the last war, we have
ter, everywhere and not a dropto number of men out of every been studying, and constantly Improving .

drink," that is until the water thousand in the Navy who have our principles of ship-to- .

treatment plants get through withit. been infected with the venereal shore operations, and indeed, of all

diseases has diminished progres- i phases of modem amphibious warfare -
All this, bud, so yon can walk sively and drastically since 1910. 1

up to a scuttlebutt, press a but- In that year 80 out of each 1,000 "The Marine Corps, as you know,

ton, and get': a cool drink of pure, personnel were infected. In 1911 has been assigned almost altogether -

fresh water. the proportion fell to 51. In 1912it i to the war in the Pacific
----- -
was 36. Last year the impactof That is quite natural inasmuch as

Famed Soprano To the integrated civilian-Naval I the Pacific war has been predom-
control program brought the rate
Naval and
inantly a undertaking
Here Nov. 17 to the all-time low of 28
1,000a
Sing per )
the :Marine Corps is the integral
Helen Jepson, famed lyric soprano tentative estimate. I land-arm of the United States
--- ,
of the Metropolitan Opera i Navy." K

Company, will be featured in a Average DependentGets I ------...--- S I

concert at the George WashingtonHotel Religious Tolerance .I
17 No- $36.50 MonthIn 1 )
Auditorium, Friday, Religious tolerance in the Navy

vember, under the sponsorship of carrying out the provisions of was exemplified last Christmas il

the St. Margaret's Guild of St. the Servicemen's Dependents' Allowance when 500 Jewish boys on duty near

John's Episcopal Church, accord- Act to assure the well be- Newport. R. I., gave up their free
..a..1!' to an announcement by the ing of the families of Naval per- time voluntarily on Christmas ,

\ ld. sonnel, the Navy is currently making week-end so that their Christian

"service:; personnel wishing to attend ': payments to approximately shipmates might have ChristmasEve I I
purchase tickets from 2,000,000 dependents of 1,050,000: "-
may and Christmas day off. No this Isn't "contented ," but It U contented
Information Each a cow certainly a ,
guild member. Further enlisted men. dependent receives -
any -\flj -- .
pig, judging from the look of complete satisfaction on the face
and the $36.50
as to the concert on an average, per
of tickets may be ob- month. 'The battle must be won on of Rig Suzy pet porker at the Range Armory Three, NAGS. Suzy -I
procurement
It partaking of a'well known soft drink (Me hope It's soft), dished ..
tained from Mrs: "Washington' Of each dollar paid, the enlisted the Supply Line before we can ..
Smith, 1625 Riverside Avenue, person contributes 30 cents and the smash the enemy on the firing out to her by one of her many friends among enlisted personnel at I

phone 77609. government 70 cents line.-Admiral William" F. Halsey. the Gunners School _4' f'I,






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The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service TOOa-"KID FROM SPAIN," Eddie Cantor. (29). "Hluejacket Choir"-WMHR (('I15) 1105.1130
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited Friday-"SEVEN' DOORS TO ntA Tn.;' June Cljde. An innocent bystander "Pacific Story"-WJAX (NBC) 2330-2400 I
without permission of CNS. War Department 205 H2nd falls under suspicion of murder while aiding a woman

St.. N. Y. C escape the scene of the crime. After much action tin real murderer MONDAY '
"U. S. Uancl.-WJAX NBC
( ) 1230-1245
is unmasked.Saturday .
"SenIce: Time"-WMBR (TBS) 1600-1625
Navy Day !" -"SUBMARINE ALERT," RUhard Arleii. "Bill Nalle Illuejaeket Pianist l lInt 1630-1643:

Tomorrow, October 27 is Navy Day. The observance Sunday-"CONSPIRATORS," lively LaMarr Paul Henrelcl. Dutch "Navy New*,"-WJAX 1750-1735

which is nationwide is dedicated as a tribute underground operator Paul Henreid becomes enmeshed in an intrigue "Navy lIf'adlines.-n'JIlP 1835-1840

to our United States Navy-the greatest sea- between Nazi official rnd their spies In the underground. TUESDAY

force which the world has ever seen. Hedy LaMarr, wife of a inmeber of the German Legation, and I "Service Time"WMBR (CBS) 1600-1625
The first Navy Day was held in 1922. It was Henreid fall In love Henreid in accused of murder and i is arrested, "Navy lJt'aclllnelt'-\\.JlU'! 1835-1840

sponsored then as it is now by the Navy League-an but he escape prison and await- a reunion with Hedy In the "Ask Your Nav'>'"-WJIIP 2100-2130
organization of patriotic civilians whose prime purpose Netherlands. (80)). WEDNESDAY

) is the security and defense of our country. The Monday-"MRS.: PARKINGTON," Greer C.arson, Walter Pldgt>on. :Mrs "Service: Time"-WMBR (CBS) 1600-1625

original purpose of Navy Day was to acquaint I Parkington (Greer), with her worthier children and grandchildren "Navy News"<<" -WJAX 1750-1735
Americans with naval facts and to emphasize -
pertinent
around her is forced to a decision when a n-in-law mulct Headlines.JIIP 1835-1840:
the of maintaining a strong Navy. I
necessity stockholders out of a fortune In the process of deciding she "AH lands on Deck"J1IP 2030-2UM1
The year the first Navy Day event was held was I't'i i
lives her life with Pidgeon who built up a fortune ruthlessly
when-ironically-steps were being taken to scrap
ran roughshod over everyone except Greer. ((31)). I
Naval Disarmament Conference. I From Other
cur fleet under the Papers I.
The date of October 27, was selected because it Tuesday-"TJIE BIO NOISE," Laurel and Hardy. The funny men are .

is an important one in our history. That was the hired by an Inventor to guard his new bomb which the government
date in 1775 when the continental Congress receivedthe Is giving consideration. A gang of crooks try to get the You'd Better Vote!

first Navy bill providing for the original United bomb but are worsted In the atetnipt by the comedians (1)).

States fleet. That date also marks the anniversary; \Vednet-day-"MY I'AL WOLF," S. Moffett. A Innesome dlIdho..... "I'm We've heard several men express the viewpoint

(-f the birthday of a great president. The President parents devote their time to other interests befriends a ..strange, not gonna vole vtcause I don't want anything
to do with
was Theodore Roosevelt whose love for the Navy log. The dog is found out to belong to an Army post. The child I politics" anq.Borne are afraid that voting

And understanding for its needs made him a figureto makes a plea to the Secretary of War for the dog ((3). I'I will\ involve them in political machinery. All we
can to them, is that better have
say they'd something

be honored by all American seamen. Figures in parentheses are play dates for student officers' aiitllorluni. -
To pay tribute to the Navy today is not enough.To ( .) and their to do with politics for their Country's good
own.
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sing the praises of our naval heroes-many
But that Is Voting: does not involve anyone in machine politicsbut
back-Is
whom will not come fitting.
I / is merely the privilege and duty of every citizenIn
.
j not enough.It in the elh> this free United States to choose and is not too early now even though we are COMMUNIQUE-
\. midst of a devastating war to consider what we will men to serve them and manage THEIR countiv.
'ee That fact should be I III
Their ballot un-
apparent.
! do to prevent another war when we again return .: .
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t; to peace. J _=. ,-y :' __ = :=__.: signed. and >cret and cannot involve them in anyway

there is much plan making for guar-
Right now
The Hurricane came to Jacksonville last week look )
anteeing world peace. Right now there is much one -Tally-Ho.
talk concerning the control of the islands in the look and went back to Tampa. '*

Pacific. All the plan making, all the talk, is vaporous They are now taking slow motion pictures of Hollywood) See You In Church .

unless we have the means to enforce the divorces to see how they are done so fast. There's
a section of Article II from the Articlesfor
unless have the force to control the Pa-
dfl peace,. :The means-the we force will\ be determined by The Army is still having its troubles with the demobilization the Government of the United States Navy that

the strength of our Navy. program. When you went in jour body had to be says" :

Let us salute our Navy now for what it has warm. When you go out it has to be cold. . and it is earnestly recommended to all
officers seamen, and others in the Naval neivUe
done. Then let us make sure that we keep it strong. The new "A" gasoline books will still be three gallons. diligently to attend every performance erf the worship -
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Gas should be more plentiful now with all these political of Almighty God.

The Japs A Rugged Foe speeches. 'Twould be a good recommendation for all of us

When American forces set out to defeat the to follow. Underscore it mentally and take heed

enemy in the Pacific they not only met a strange maaaaaaaa.mmaa.a Great when you hear Church Call sound over the station

little of but a man who has a long tradi- Father "How loud speakers on Sabbath mornings.The.
type man. &11 : is it, young man, ,
tion of craftiness and treachey. For centuries he \ Breezes g that I find you hugging and kissIng Bluejacket.:

has shrouded his acts in secrecy. Practically underour my daughter? How is! it, I --*

noses be has carried on his illegal activities.The =9I I Salty Humor From g ask you?" So Much For So Little
which Navy -the most powerful -
fortifications our
Here And Therem.aDmDmmDgDDgag.ma. Sailor: "Oh, it's great, it's really Having trouble getting along in the Navy Mate?
fleet known to man-met in the Pacific are d = great!"
described by the toll it cost to recapture them. Let .. If so. it's probably your own fault.
e a
remember Tarawa Kwajaleln, Saipan. Mere We don't pretend to know all there is to
us
specks on the map Tiny little blots of coral reefs. deal SpotA Warms liar on this subject of "getting along" in the Navy 1tnr..

But thousands of American dead. And a great expEnditure Tennessee lad home on liberty To make a peach cordial-buy hera we don't hold ourselves up as shining examples, '
drink. we venture the above assertion just the same.
in and supplies.
equipment was asked by a townsman: "Whatdo
From the military point of view, the centuriesof you think of the sea?" e r This treatise on adjusting yourself to Navy life is
ad- Education Complete not addressed just to those of who have come
Japanese discipline have their present day "Just this much," he re'plied. you
vantages. The Jap war production worker and the "When this war Is over, I'm goingto Dallas Gal: "It seems silly to into hands the service only recently. It is applicable to all
content to sacrifice--and happy to for there are those who have been in the
Jap fighter are put an oar on my shoulder and instruct! the sailors in theJ e ofarmsI've service for
with months who haven't yet reconciled themselves -
Buffer. The national spirit Is so intense that been
start walking inland-and I'm going never out with one
to
few exceptions all have remained loyal to the Jap yet who life in uniform.
and walking instructions.
. "cauee." to keep on walking needed any. The Navy has provided you practically everythinga
which unjil someone stops em and generous country could give You have com-
f Unlike Poland France and other countries Military JargonAn you.
t" have been occupied by the Axis, there is no "Free asks, 'What's that thing' you'vegot fortable billets\ good clothing, and food which will
movement in existence. Reason for this over your shoulder? Then I'mgoing Arkansas major had the following compare well with any anywhere. You have every'
Japan"
l; teems to be that the Jap is a greatly unified race. to settle" right down there procedure for mounting his facility to do your job and then, in after hours
until I die. men: the Navy has shown it is concerned over
They have, less mixture of blood than almost any greatly
ether nation.It First Order: Prepare fur tub your happiness by spending many a dollar and many

\ to our Navy's task to defeat the Japanese Ve\er ChangeWomen's I git onto yer critters. an hour of someone's time to keep you In a happy

How we control the enemy in the Pacific will depend styles have changed, Second Order: Gitt! frame of mind.
will maintain eRase Yet you're the only guy who can assure this hap-
largely on bow strong a Navy we but their designs ale the seine as
to Warming"I piness. The cooperation of the one person whose!
when we... return p ace. ever. I
----* > heard kid cooperation is indispensable, is lacking
"Show :Me"She : II night." your bawling last If all these efforts fall, as we said before, it's
Saluting-A Privilege probably due to to own frameof
you yourself, your
: Every tina I come to Canada "Yes, and after four bawls he mind.
The salute is one of the things those in uniform got his base warmed"
I have to change to my heavy
the to enjoy. Many of the fellows -The Bluejacket.
have privilege
You I'm from Flcrda. *
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::ndies. know -
Some have lead *
have varied ideas about Minting. "Daf f ins lions"Here .
themselves to believe it ia a recognition of superiors The U. S. Navy has grown by almost 65.000 vcf,
admission of such. Others He: That ItO?. I'm from Missouri are a few football definitions
by inferiors, or an s 'ls with a total displacement of more than 9,000.000
it ia a regulation to try and keep the low rankin from Bam, NAGS Purcell,
say
C e "eCurets tons in
since 1
September when the war
Okla., Station 1030
IU place. Well they are all wrong paper: Charge-
Saluting, mates, i. tbe paiticular mean that allof something like the installment Europe began, according to an announcement made

ue have for recofnttng those who belong to the They ported at her doorstepAnd plan; conversion-the team blewa by James V. Forrcutal, Secretary of the Navy.

same organization and are brothens-umter-the-skin. fche whispered with a sigh: three-touchdown lead and the During this same-period Ntvy personnel including : -
It 1* a recognition off a shipmate, whether he be a "111 be home tomorrow night, coach threw a conversion; helmet ,
captain or a warrant office dear," -form of a bad word, "to helmet Marine Corps and Coast' Guard has increased

Goeport. And he answered "So will I." the referee" I from 1 2.000 to 3,717,000, Mr. Forreatal eaid.






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Personnel Strength Carrier EmergesAs Know Your Planes -


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Of Navy Hits Peak Program Which .

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The aeronautic organization of -- -. 'i' Hit, Pearl Harbor Helps

tHe Navy has attained its full program RAF r .
Wing Qpm
strength In terms of per The aircraft carrier has emerged -

sonnel in most categories. The j :' as "the. front line" of the war, s 4 .;, 4t 's / ICH
Will At W
number of pilots on duty in the Speak ,I at peq,sand one of the most potent ''I ;
weapons in modern combat. How
Navy has increased approximately
75 per cent during the year, while NATTC Tuesday ,the United States Navy has de-
:' Naval Reserve aviation ground officers veloped,this.weapon and applied it
increased UAF Wing Comdr. Christopher to the demands of World War II
.' approximately 42 E. Currant, who hall recently constitutes perhaps the most significant
per cent in the same period. Enlisted -
, ; arrived In the United phase of the story that will
personnel included In aviation
",. States direct from the battle of one day recount the final defeatof \
1+ were almost double that of the
r. before. Normandy, will give a lectureon the forces of aggression NS
year hit war experiences In the throughout the world.
'. The WAVE personnel on duty In NATTCen auditorium Tuesday, THe Japanese sneak attack on I
the aeronautic organization consti- October SI at 1430. All officersof Pearl Harbor on December 7. 1941, Not at No. 11! It's the AAF'al Fire at No. 3! It's the German

tutee approximately 25 per cent of the station, Including main- found the United States Navy witha famous B-25 "Mitchell." a heavily DO. 217, a high mid-wing, twin
the total number of women in side, NATTOeit and the Naval program of carrier expansion already armed, hard hitting medium bomber engine bomber with, a long thin
y service in the Navy. During the Hospital are Invited to attend. partially underway. ,In com- powered with twin radial en- fuselage, thick rounded nose anda
? ) past year WAVE officers and enlisted During the Invasion of Eu mission and ready for immediate gines. The long nose of the box- pointed tail. Its short spanned
personnel attached to aviation rope Comdr. Currant commanded action were seven large carriers: like fuselage projects well forwardof wing tapers evenly on both edges
increased more than three- an airfield headquarters for The Saratoga, Lexington, Ranger, the underslung nacelles. Both ; to broad rounded tips. The tips of
i; fold. part of Air Marshal Sir Arthur Yorktown, Enterprise, Wasp and edges of the wing taper to rounded I' the engine nacelles extend behind
, The' output of the pilot training Conlngham's Second Tactical Hornet, to list them in the orderof tips. The tallplane has a tapered the trailing edge of the wing. Double
program reached Its peak Air Force lie I* also veteran their age. The Saratoga and the leading edge, straight trailing edge I' fins and rudders are set out.
in fiscal 1914 during which the of the Battle of Britain, and Lexington were 33.000-ton twins, and twin fins and rudders. board of the tapered tailplane.
Dumber of pilots trained exceeded has won the Distinguished Serv- commissioned in 1927. The Ranger
;," the previous. year's total by ice Order and the Distinguished was the baby of the fleet, displac- Navy Fliers
'\, more than 50 per cent. The pilot Flying Cross with bar. lie hall ing 14,500 tons. She was commis-

, training program has been Celled I _14 German_.. plane _to _his h credit__ sioned in 1934. The Yorktown and Blaze Path Which Will Eventually I
;:: off In recent monthA to coincide the Enterprise were sisters of 19-
'," with current needs. .... ,. .. 900 tons, commissioned in 1937 and Lead To
Destruction Of Axis :
Foesnaval
FindOil 1938 respectively. The Wasp_ was
" Special night fighter and four- Japan may
commissioned in 1940 and displaced -- .. -- ,
: engined landplane training has Aviation has been in the
14,700 tons, while the Hornet, 20-
, been initiated. Such is vanguard as American forces have
training
I.' Supply Low 000 tons, had been placed in com- Quiz ContestQUESTIONS
now being conducted in the typesof mission only six: weeks before Pearl accelerated their tempo since last
aircraft to be employed later in Harbor Navy Day. Navy wings blazed a

combat. In order to assure that Within 2 YearsGood In addition Sunday.to these, there was sky path in what ultimately be- ( PRINTED ON
r training received the full benefit of one converted merchantman, the came a permanent pattern for a PACE 3))

current combat tactical doctrine Long Island, of the type>> later to victory formula in'team triumph. ANSWERS:

, syllabi and instruction methods Quantity Aviation be classed all "eocort carrier." After steady pounding from the 1. 8:00 a.m.; 12:00: p.m.; 4.00
have been constantly revised and sky came the invasion of the Gil
At that time she wan! classed' as 8:00
p.m.; : 12:00 4:00
; : a.m.
p.m. ;
,.' pilots returning from combat are Fuel Stored Up; Fleet an aircraft escort, and was. In berts in November 1943. In another I am. (A bell is rung each half-
employed in increasing numbers as cpntoy service In the North Atlantic two months the Marshallswere hour beginning with each 'of the
instructors. Welding of completeR May Face A Scarcity This. experimental type invaded as the pattern was six watches aboard ship. Thus

R for the larger: aircraft into carrier was just beginning to repeated with even greater success I. with a watch beginning 8:00

. effective teams is being stressed. Japan's current wartime con- demonstrate! Its value and several and less loss. With the American a.m. one bell would be rung: at

The Naval Air Training Command sumption of oil products is estimated others of tide class! were flag flying 600 miles further to the 8-30: ; two bells at 9'00: etc., until
with headquarters at Pen- at about 55000,000 barrelsa In the process of conversion Also west, aircraft carriers daringly noon when eight bells would be
d sicola, has been established with year Her production is placedat under construction or contracted taunted the enemy in waters he rung.) .
'e the responsibility for flight train- 3.000.000 barrels a year of nat- for were eleven 27,000 ton had long dominated and Navy air- 2. A whistle of high-pitched note
< ing in the primary, intermediate ural crude in Japan proper and first line carriers of the Essex men unleashed staggering blowsat used by the boatswain aboard ship
anti operational phases. Substantial Korea: and between 15.000,000 and nclass I Truk Itself, a "Singapore" of for certain signals to the crew.
,". t progress has been obtained in 22.500.000 barrels of syntheticsfrom For each carrier we lost In 1942 supposed Jap strength and mys- I., 3. Navy slang meaning stop
two and one-third new carriers
coordinating the progressive stagesof plants in Japan, Korea and tery. Where the airmen of the talking.
slid off the and to
prepared
ways Rising Sun had felt themselves
flight training and in standard- Manchuria. 4. Admiral Farragut in the Bat.
izing and improving instructional Join the fleet. masters of all they surveyed Na- tIe of Mobile Bay in the Civil War. t
Carrier action in the Pacific be-
methods and materials. Since this production represents vy forces turned their guns and 5. Aircraft carriers
only from a third to half of her gan on that fatal December 7, 1941.
Th their planes with increasing fury. 6. 45,000 tons $90,000,000.
.r. the aviation ratings has reached annual requirements, and since the launched their planes against Pearl February, March, April and 7. Catalina.
iLl peak. Such training is now refining capacity of the inner zone Harbor without a declaration of May were devoted not only to 8. Since July 30, 1942. '
is about 000.000
only barrels, it
scaled to meet present and future war the Enterprise was some 200 "mopping up" newly invaded territory 9. 16 inch. I
is obvious she must refining
rely on -
but 10. foam.
requirements. Advanced training miles west of Hawaii, returningfrom to a pounding of Mtlll Fire-fighting
facilities
situated outside of
for enlisted has been more remote regions with such -
men expanded Wake Island where she had
Japan and Formosa, .
proper partic-
fury that even the Jails knew
as .well as "line maintenance" delivered a number of fighter
ularly those in the East Indies. another blow was due. While the
Go Jail
instruction planes. As a matter of routine. 18 10,490 To
Thus she is
predominantly dependent Axis was being overrun by Allied
-- --- scout launched from
for defense on what has been planes were I As Draft
, the Enterprise with orders to carry forces In Normandy beginningon DodgersNEW
iWomen Officers Soon stockpiled in the home islands. now famous June 6, the Ma
out the routine search and land at YORK (CNS) Of total
Her stockpile of aviation gaso- to Pearl Harbor rianas were stormed In another a
Ford Island
adjacent -
Jo Make Hawaii Tour of 417.677 cases of asserted draft
invasion. Salpan, of
: line is estimated to be equal to scene perhaps -

Six: Women's Reserve officers of two years of warfare on the pres- Coming from seaward, they the bloodiest fighting since FBI delinquency the investigated four by since the
the Navy Marine Corps, and CoastGuard ent rate of operations since it to- found the infamous Jap attack already Tarawa, precipitated the Battle during years
the Selective Service
Act became
of the Eastern Philippines., when
will for temporary tals about 75.000,000 barrels; her in progress and they Imme-
depart soon the Jap fleet was almost lured law, 10,490 resulted in criminal
lubricating oils to 18 months the These
" duty in Hawaii, it has been diately engaged enemy. convictions. '
, announced by the Navy Department Her stockpile of fuel oil, on scout planes from the Enterprisewere Into the long-sought showdown
which her navy ls dependent, is the only carrier-based air- battle. That was disclosed recently byE
- The first Women's Reserve personnel estimated to be equal only to craft of the U. S. Navy to take Though this fell short of the E. Conroy, special agent in
I to be assigned to duty outside five months of operation over part in the Pearl Harbor action. hoped for result, it brought an- charge of the New York Office of
the continental limits of the I the present huge areas of her other smashing victory for Navy the Federal Bureau of Investigation. -

,United States, these officers' will empire. However, requirementsof tial production of synthetic petrol- flyers whose blazing guns knocked A large percentage (estimated -
undertake surveys of housing con- some of the petroleum products eum products may be nearly 50 hundreds of Jap planes from the to number between 15O-,
ditions and billets in the Hawaiian may become a reduced per cent higher than given above, sky The enemy's bid to challengethe 000 and 200,000) of those investigated -
Islands prior to the assignment of quantity all the Japanese-con or 22,500,000 barrels a year. relentless march across the later entered the armed
Navy Marine Corps and Coast trolled area IK restricted" by mili- The rate of 60 per cent would seas died with its newest disaster services. The remainder either

. Guard women to permanent dutyin tary action. place fuel oil production at an an- and the next blow fell on Guam cleared themselves with their draft

that area. They will return to During war years, Japan is reported nual total of 9000000 to 13,500- itself. There American territorywas boards or were disqualified for
the United States in about one to have concentrated on 000 barrels, plus 1.800,000 from recaptured from the Japs and physical reasons. .
month to report their findings to synthetic oil production from her natural crudes. Taken with her the American flag restored to an --

their respective branches of the enormous supplies of coal, and on stockpile of more than 14,000.000 outpost temporarily held by the MUNCIE, IndT" (CNSIndignant
Naval service.l the extraction of oil from oil shales. barrels this should provide for no enemy. From the Marianas bases when a cop threatened to arrest -
.J) -- ftdMINNEAPOLIS_- Plants in Japan, Korea and Man- more than a year's operation of American forces now stand astride her as a jaywalker, a local
..._ .1' (CNS-In) a fit churia are estimated to be now the Navy on the somewhat re- strategic territory on the path to lady flattened the officer with a
of whimsy Lester Mark bought 6 producing in the neighborhood of stricted basis caused by increas- both the Philippines and Tokyo blow from her umbrella. She's in
watermelons at a fruit stand, then 15.000,000 barrels of this product ingly narrow areas of control. itself In the waters adjacent the porkey now.
smashed each on the sidewalk. La- annually and of this nearly 60 Present naval consumption Is American forces rule the seas and

ter he smilingly paid a $15 finer per cent is fuel oil. Some experts placed at about 35,000,000 barrelsof in the skies above they are chal- vanced positions in the Bonins, a
- on an intoxication charge. believe, however, that the poten- fuel oil a year. 'lenging new and even more ad- mere 600 miles from Tokyo.


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I p Unbeaten Preflight i Risks Record Here Saturday



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The starting lineups (heights) : For 1530 OnIj

i N. C. PREFLIGUT JAX FLIERS

: Anderson, 205 LE Snyder, 190 Mason Field "
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r Short 224
Lorentz, 190 LT ,

Atkinson, 190 I LG Hanzel, 195 Cloudbusters Favored; ,

Coleman, 187 C Ecklund, 198 {
Graham
Lum, 208 I RG Kirkpatrick, 200 vs. Leckonby

Flick, 198 < HT Janusas, 202 In Aerial Battle?

Sheehan, 215 KE Lester, 188 Jacksonville's biggest football

By Bernard Kahn; Y3c Graham, 190 QB Leckonby, 182 sllow of 1944, casting the Naval 't

Here's taking occasion to remind the reader there is a Sanders, 190 LHB Kittrell, 176 Air Station Fliers vs. North Carolina f''

:football game on at :Mason Field this Saturday afternoon at Wilson, 170 nun Donaldson, 173 ready Preflight's to go Into Cloudbusters production. ,The is ;,

1530, alias 3:30 o'clock. It pits' North Carolina Preflight's Koslowski, 200 FB Faust, 200 preliminaries are all disposed of,
undefeated Cloudbusters against the NailAir Station Officials! Referee, S. D, Gooch (University of Virginia); um- battle statements given out by the
pire, W. D. Barfield (Princeton) } field' judge, Joe Dalton (Floe coaches, lineups selected and the
Fliers and in more ways than one it is "THE" football game ida); head linesman, J. B. Harper (U. of South Carolina). curtain rises at 1530 Saturday afternoon : :

of the year in the Jacksonville area. on the Mason Field grid '4 J

There Is something about this stage. .
'Hot Weiner Chunks Four Neat
Naval battle that grips our Imag- Clear Decks' For Dog' As befits a dynamite-laden squad Jftt"'l'l"''

ination; that is its provision of a I that has whipped Navy, Duke and 'WJ) .
Defeats Personnel
chance to see a genuine collectionof Action Here Passes As A & R Georgia Preflight to win ranking ..

Flier gridiron specialists who ; among the nation's 10 top teams, 'i
are potentially powerful but untested A & R and Dispensary are shar- the Cloudbusters from Chapel Hill, 'F
Come and McCullough went on touchdown -
and tal- They ing the National league lead while ,
stack their artistry jaunts as Seaman Guard N. C., have been established as b
ent against a topnotch team of Boathouse, Seaman Guard and topheavy favorites to add the Untested
laced Docks & Ferries, 12-0. T-4
proven ability. VF-4. are all occupying the top Fliers to their impressive y.1
defeated VM with a score in an
in the American after .
spot league list of victims. :
Lack of opportunity to develop
extra time period and Seaman
another week of Station touch
"Prefllght has of the
their technique in actual competition some 4a
Guard whipped VF-4 Ordnance by
.
football competition.In finest players In America and
makes the
far this season
so the N.L. A & R felled Per- counting a marker in an over-
I'm expecting a very tough ball
Fliers an unknown quantity, a
time Purcell of VF-4 earneda
'' "' '';, "*"* 4 sonnel, 24-6 on an aerial attack. scrap. game," Head Coach Lt. Don
'1':: <; mysterious "X.
to beat the Hospital, 2-0
'''"' "Hot Dog"Veiner threw touch- safety Faurot of the Fliers declared.
No not even
one American League landings: Boathouse -
Head Coach Lt I down passes to Kanaczet and Wel- !' won 2. lost 0. Seaman Guard Faurot also announced that
Don ker in the first half and in the IrQ. Vt-4 2-0: Hosplial 1-1; T-4 I-I. George Faust, Filer fullback who
Faurot or second half he connected to Kan- Docks & Ferries 0-1; VF-4 Ord. ().1. once starred at Minnesota>> and i,
Dunnlnger.knows VF-5 0-2; VM O-2.
how well aczet and Carter. Personnel averted : National league standings: A ft n with the professional Chicago
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the untested Fliers a whitewash on a scoring Stewards, 0&rG21.1VMarines: ; Cardinals will act as game captain -
from to Svehla. 2-1, ; for the Station.
S. heave
Harper
will fare in I 0-2; Personnel ().2, Storekeepers 03.)
their first major I VPB sunk Personnel 18-0, with -. '-' ( The Fliers haven't had much of ;,
Elder heaving three payoff pitches an opportunity to demonstratetheir
outing against a !
.
'
{ ; Kramer caught two and Eir- Hurricane-Blows true strength this season for
swashbucklingN. they have only two under
games
man one.
Q' C.
tY eleven that Preflight has The Marines took 0 St O, 12-0, Miami Game OutThe their belts and in one of these they
5' in a game which saw Right End did not use their professional play-
come through Lewis score twice. The Dispen- Station's Fliers ran Into the ers. Likewise Preflight has handicapped ,
b\tT1
4 three big time T sary chalked up a 12-0 verdict wrong hurricane last week. itself by not using its
battles with flying over CO Stewards, 12-0. Buck Don Faurot's Fliers were sched- officers in the last two games but

Lt. Barclay colors.If and Hillmer tallied. VPB pushedover uled to battle the University of come this Saturday and both teams

there's any doubt in the house the only score In an over Miami's Hurricanes Friday night will employ every able bodied football -

about the Cloudbusters' ability, time period to beat 0 & O. in Miami's Orange Bowl, but a man on hand-including of-

let's remember this is the squad In the American circuit Mollory tropical hurricane washed the game ficers, ex-pros, collegians, etc.
which not only toppled mighty down the drainpipe.The Coach Glenn Killinger's Cloud

Navy 21-14, but gave the Annapolis storm prevented the Station busters generate their terrific pow-
Middies a very fancy and thorough football squad from going to er from the T formation of attack

j thrashing. Coach Glenn Kil k Miami Friday Coach Faurot offered and the Fliers use the same sys-
linger's Cloudbusters whipped :L4 r. 'SOtto to play the game Satur- tem with variations.The .

strong Duke, 13-6, on the following day 'or Monday, but Miami decided :. game promises to be a fine
Saturday and were rated the to call the whole thing off. aerial duel with Automatic Otto t
nation's No. 2 team by the Associated Eddie Dunn Miami coach ex- Graham pitching for N. C. and
Press poll. The Universityof I',. ... Bill Leckonby chunking the cantaloupe .
t a". .. plained that the Orange Bowl was
Virginia tied Preflight by 13-13, Koslowski for the Fliers. GrahamNo.
\ Stan the scene of a high school game
but the Chapel Hill, N. C., Sailors (Preflight fullback, east's high scorer Saturday He said Sunday and ( 22) Is one of the game's most
did not use their officers against last :year at Holy Cross). Monday would be too close to theHurricanes' ballyhooed passers He was All-

; the collegians, which is like hav- next with America last year at Northwestern
fray strong
ing Joe Louis fight with hand where he completed 89 out of 182
one NC Preflight Tops Wake Forest this Friday. of
tied behind him. Last Saturday attempted passes for a' gain
r 1092 and all time Big Ten
yards an
North Carolina
again agreed nol
to play its officer stars and man- Ga. Preflight On record. Leckonby won his spurs in
the time for
big as a triple-threat
aged to lick a rugged Georgia Preflight -
the professional Brooklyn Dodgersand Ii
outfit 3-0.
} he can pitch strikes, too; as
However the won't Late Field GoalNorth
Preflighters can Kit Klttrell, Joe Brown and
,i pull any punches when they min- r4'd1 several other Flier backs. One of
gle in strife with the Fliers for Carolina Preflight retainedits M the fleetest and shiftiest Station

both teams are going to use ev- rating among the country's 10 Graham runners is Johnny Donaldson, a

I erything' they've got; and the top teams Saturday at Chapel Hill (Preflight Quarterback, 1943 North- Jesup, Ga., high school youth who
North Carolina Naval crew has N. C., by scoring a field goal In western All-American star.) really balls the Jack.

plenty and then some to spare ac- the fading heartbeats of the game I Kofllovvhkl Cracks Lines -
cording to expert reports brought for a close 3-0 verdict over stub- Ens. Porter Sets r The Fliers have been forewarnedto

back from Athens, Ga., last Sat- born Georgia Preflight. : watch out for Stan Koslowski,

urday by Assistant Coaches Lt. With seven seconds remaining to 3 New RecordsEnsign bull-fiddle built Preflight fullback, ";
Jim Tatum and Lt. George Bar- play Buel St. John of Alicevllle, .Pt who has been tearing enemy lines '.
ti clay. These Flier football techni- I Ala., substitute' North Carolina William W. Porter wenton to pieces. Koslowski] is N. C.'s

,.., clans scouted North Carolina in halfback, kicked a field goal from a record-breaking athletic binge clr I main running threat and he Is along

its struggle with Georgia Preflightand the eight-yard line to give Coach last week and established two new I distance kicker, to boot.
they came back here with Glenn Killinger's Cloudbusterstheir Station marks for student officers. All in all, Preflight has a brit.liant

glowing accounts and 16-cylinder fourth win of the season. St. The 24-year-old San Diego, I set of backs-Graham, Kos-

adjectives in praise of the Cloud John, former University of Ala- Calif., muscleman bettered two lowski, Spec Sanders Billy Wilson -

i busters."In bama player, who returned to the Station and one Squadron record. Jitterbug Kellogg, Buell St. t
my opinion," Lt. Tatum states in February after winning Ensign Porter, of VFOTUNo. John, and Frank Aschenbrenner j
said, "we'd have had an awfully decorations with Carlson's Raidersin 4, registered 71 push-ups to top operating behind an exceptionally \
hard time stopping North strong line that has plenty weight
the Pacific, made his placementgood the previoushigh
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Carolina last Saturday without on fourth down. of 68 made s h mat w and experience. Big name stare

their officers; and they are go- Turned back once in the shadowof by Ensign R, a I spangle the Cloudbuster front t
Ing to be much tougher when which has touchdown
stopped
Jonke last Sep-
the fumble In
Georgia goal by a !
play using Sanders drives inside its eight-yard
they MS Spec tember he own .
the fourth the Cloudbusters ;
; Kay Bray and Gene Flick, made their quarter, final driveon chalked up 22 4T1' line five times this season. :
desperate
all officers. a 35-yard drive that advancedthe "chins," one bet ; t' 'R ox However, nobody jet bas won :
"They've got a fine club in ex- ter than the a Saturday game on paper
pigskin to the Georgia eight. 1 t"Spee"t\\.(
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cellent condition. Why the Cloud Thursday morning and Pref light
busters played that game without Otto Graham, Northwestern's All- squadron mark ::: ', ,... U going to have a prove its superiority -
2nd Lt.
America running and passing ace, set by
calling timeouts. They have as Sanders If any, on the field; .I
Stan Koslowski, hard-hiting full- : J. V. Carr In (Preflight left halfback passing and
4 good a runner as there is in back from Holy Cross, and Walter p S May; and his running ace of Texas U. lameT) Continued On PaCe Seven :
football (in Stan Koslowski. He'sa
Test of
Schumacher end formerly with average
fullback The Preflight Coach
200-pound
pile-driving Cortland State Teachers, teamedup 3.93broketheStation
who led the east in scoring last to set the stage for the payoff recordof Lieut. Comdn Glenn Killinger, WAVES Start The
year at Holy Cross. He's a great field goal. 3.78 held by USNR, head football coach of the

kicker, too. The 200-poml Koslowski per- 2nd Lt. J. O. North Carolina Preflight team, Ball '
"In Otto Graham Preflight has formed brilliantly Ensign Porter Hart. was an Al1-Am rica at Penn State Rolling -

as good a passer as there is in the Georgia's Skyscrapers threat At St. Mary's Preflight, the Cali- in 1921. He played Pro footballwith
The WAVES' athletic
country, professional or college fornian scored that Station's the New York Gaints and program ,
high.
twice
ened to score fumbling onPreflight's is thecoming'
shifting into high with
included. Graham baseball with the gear
made New
players one-foot line in the est grade in athletics. Ensign York Yan- .
of fall.
Continued On Page Seven Porter is talented kees. Comdr Killinger was head
first quarter. Bill Harding end, a tumbler and
volleyball _
V coach at State Teachers' League competition in 4
of the artists who College,
ex-Princeton recoveredfor was one per- '
gridder,
Pa. before and bowling is getting under way.
,
entering the
Munns Bowls 275 For Preflight to avert double trouble formed between halves of the Navy Conditioning classes, are. slated
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Ducky Pond's Georgians intercepted NAS-Mlaml NTC football game "
Week daily at 1730-1800 and beginnersand
High Game Of "
\\'e'uz
a pass on the North Car- here recently. Robbed"The advanced tennis instructions
Jerry Munns AOMlc, chipped olina five-yard line in the third MB WW ""Zl"-- M M scheduled Softball shindig are being given by Lt. Frank Gil- .

varnish off the tenpins at the period, but the stout Cloudbuster Ouch! here between the WAVES of thS lispie, coach.WAVES .

Malnside Bowling Alleys to register forward wall braced and took the On a pass that was in the air Station and the WAGS of Camp Interested in participating .

S a high single game of 275. It ball over on downs. when the final whistle blew Cornell Blanding fizzled out like a wet in ,any of the athletic activities ,
was the top performance of the North Carolina rolled up 13 toppled the Sampson Naval firecracker. The battle, billed for are urged to check in, at the ,
Week. first downs to five, and gained Training Center last Saturday 18 October was called off becauseof WAVES' athletic gear room in

Beginning 4 November the bowl- 169 yard! rushing compared to 13-6. As the game ended, Al Kek- the hurricane and will not be Building 720, according to the announcement -

,. ing alleys will launch its annual'ftaraway" only 37 for Georgia debrun of Cornell threw a 20-yard played as a number of the WAG made by Lt. (jg) .
competition with all North Carolina did not use its aerial to Ed Sharaf anowlch in the players at Blanding have been Katherine nab .WAVE Athletic to
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The Continued Runway From Page Six Fliers' Subs Special Programs Navy Will Day Be Heroic Navy Nurse Corps 1 Y


All-America at Northwestern last Score 400The 'On Air This Week '

season and he can throw the ball Continued From Page One Comparatively New Thing :

a mile. He heaved one pass that ,
wasn't completed:: but which trav No. 4 teams Station Fliers' No. 3 and speak, and the music will be pro- It Was Not Until May 13, 1908 That Official Status Was ]
elled 60 yards in the air. Otto is combined their forces vided by the Naval Aif Station

an excellent man on pass defense, Monday to score a 40 to 0 vic- choir directed by Chief Specialist Given Branch Doing Merciful Work ,;
tory over NATTC ARM studentsand Frank
Marsteller. Although Dr William P. C. Bar. ,
too."A big help to Graham's aerial NATTC Ship's Company at A Navy tribute to the memory :1
ton, first Chief of the Bureau of :
I the Recruit Center gridiron of Col. Frank Knox late Secre- Enlisted Men
game are the Cloudbusters' two Many Medicine and Surgery, recommend. I :.f
big six-foot three ends," continued The Fliers' third and fourth ,tary of the Navy, will be presented ed to Congress ten years before the
strings played the first two quar- on "Freedom of Opportunity," r 1
Coach Tatum. "They are good pass birth of Florence Nightingale, the '
receivers. One Is Big Mel Sheehan, ters against ARM and led at half- Friday night from 2030 to 2100, Given CommissionsAppointment recruitment of women nurses "of .' 11

a 210-pounder ,time, 200. They added 20 more when the story of his life and humane disposition and tender :) '
points in the last half againstShip's career is dramatized. WPDQ will 'l'
who starred at of qualified men manners," It was not until 100 :
Company carry this program.In from the enlisted ranks to war- later 13 1908- : I
years on May ,
Missouri and Fred ::
Rodgers went over for j
his first radio appearancesince rant and commissioned grades in that the Navy Nurse Corps was established .
other is the first
the touchdown on 5-yard his release from duty with j
the Navy has been continuously -
law.
by
Warren Anderson > Jaunt; Big John Vl'ojclechow- the U. S. Army, Capt. Clark Cable expanded during this war and such
a 215 ski pounded three yards off portrays one of the Navy's appointments account for an increasingly In 1909, Navy nurses were on

pounder who f tackle for the second goal; and most heroic figures submarine larger proportion of officer duty in Annapolis and Brooklynthen
captained Col- Just! before the half saued-off commander Howard Gilmore' In appointments. at Mare Island Calif., and I

gate. Lewis (Red) Warwick threadedhis "Take Her Down" on "Cavalcade Enlisted men appointed to war- other establishments. By 1910, j

"Gene Flick is x "y way down the field. 37 yards of America" Monday at 2000. rant and commissioned ranks accounted Navy Nurses were seeing service ', :
fast rugged for a score. WJAX 16 in the Philippines, on Guam, in !
a will have this feature. for approximately per
tackle who was NATTC Ship's Company playedthe Other programs scheduled are: cent of all officer appointments In Honolulu, Yokohama, Samoa, the J

an All-America entire last half. Rodgers From 1200 to 1215 on Oct 27, 1942. The figure rose to 21.6 per Virgin Islands, Haiti, and Guan- ,

player at MtnA., reached the end zone early In the over WMBR, Capt. Mildred Mc- cent In 1943, and during the early tanamo Bay, Cuba. During the ,
I third period on a two-yard line of accounted for first World War, they served In
nt't3ota. 4 Afee. W-VS), USNR, director part of this year j
"Along with buck; a 15-yard pitch by Rodgerswas the Women's Reserve; over WJHP 28 per cent of officer appoint- hospitals in England, Ireland, Scot-

all that they Lt. Tatum caught by Paul Cranford In (Blue) from 2030 to 2100 Oct. 27, ments. land, and the coast of France and -'

probably have the best linesman pay dirt for a marker; and the the Hon. James Forrestal, Secre- During the period from Decem- four of their.number received the

who plays football That's Ray last touchdown resulted from a tary of the Navy; over WJHP ber 7, 1941, through May 1, 1944, Navy Cross, three posthumously. :"
I The Naval Reserve Nurse
Bray. He's a tackle who two-yard quarterback sneak by (Blue), also on the 27th, from approximately 45 per cent of all In
Corps established 1938
was ,
played for the Chicago Bears. Last Warwick.Edo 2130 to 2155, The Earl of Halifax, those who were appointed to war- '
Vanni, who specializes in rant or' commissioned grades making possible the expansionof
season at Del Monte Preflight. British ambassador to the United
the Nurse to Its .
Corps
present
Bray was named to the AllAmerica kicking placements after touch- States; General George C. Mar- served as enlisted men afloat or size. Navy Nurses teach Hospital
down, made good four extra point ashore or in the status of apprentices -
Service team. Every time Na- shall, United States Army Chief of Apprentices and Pharma .
vy started to menace the Pre- boots. The Flier reserves were Staff, and Admiral Ernest J. King, taken Into the service cist's Mates and train WAVES

flight goal line, I'm told they'dsend never in danger of being scored USN; from 1930 to 2000 Oct. 28, from civilian life and trained be- for Hospital Corps duty at the

in Bray and the drive would upon. One of the highlights was over WJHP, Admiral Chester W. fore being commissioned. school in the National Naval

stop Just like that. Navy, Duke, the vicious tackling of Al Gran- Nlmitz, on "Meet Your Navy." -":!. Medical Center In Bethesda, Md.
chelli. five-foot-six, 175-pound Flier -
and all --,.ttl. .WMMMMMM NAS JacksonvilleHad
Virginia Georgia Preflight Two nurses are doing pioneering -
fullback who fine defensive
a -
failed to score on drives which put played 4th work in assisting In the organization -
BirthdayOn
them within the Cloudbusters' game.Service Many SpeakersFrom of a Nurse Corps for
eight-yard line."Preflight --":!. This Station 15th October the Brazilian Air Corps

has what it takes," FootballNorth Present Addresses Continued :From Page One Navy Nurses in this war are

concluded Tatum. plane the pilot must also learn serving in North Africa, Italy,

Whew Carolina Preflight 3, Georgia Continued From Page One what Is probably the most diffi- England, Trinidad, Puerto Rico,
"North Carolina Preflight is just Preflight 0. Band at the Air Station, while the cult art In flying, that of flattop Bermuda, Cuba and Panama. In
as good as they've been called Ft. Tierce (Fla.) Amphibious Base 38 Station Choir will be heard on the operation.This the Pacific they are on duty In
University of Miami 0.
Coach Barclay declared in con- Friday afternoon program. Hawaii, Alaska, Samoa, New Zeal-
Ft. Banning 4th Infantry 33, Louis skill is not acquired out of
firmation. Barclay also scouted the Tomorrow morning at 11 a. m.,
iana Tech( 0 textbook In classroom but and New Hebrides, the Russells,
October 7th Duke game and he Georgia: 53, Daniel Field 6, Lt. Comdr Robert Dose of the Na a or a Solomons Australia and New
Tech( through long, tedious days of prac- ,
Georgia 17 Navy 15. val Auxiliary Air Station, Green
was particularly impressed by Ohio State 20 Great Lakes 6. tice on landing strips laid out Guinea. ,
Koslowski's line and Cove Springs, will address assem-
smashing Army 76. U. S. Coast Guard 0.
NAOTC air stations. At the
Graham's aerial attack Cornell 13. Sampson 6. bled citizens and members of the around Legislation passed on July 3,
punting, ,
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Ola the NAS 20.: Fort student body at Starke High completion of the course pilots are 1942 gave nurses the "relative
Sanders' broken field running and St. Mary's Preflight 21. UCLA 12. required to make "Check-out" rank" of commissioned officers and
Bray's tower of strength in the Iowa Navy Seahawks 30, Fort War-
School.Friday take-offs and landings on the flight another Act passed on Dec. 22,
forward wall."Koslowskl. ren O. evening at 8 o'clock a
Ft.'Pierce (Fla.) Amphibious Base deck of a real carrier before they 1942, gave them corresponding
got off a quick kick 53: Majport 0. gigantic rally is planned In the are released to the fleet. privileges. On Feb. 26, 1944, an
for 65 said Ft. Bennlng 3rd Infantry 41, Miami Beach Park, Jacksonville Beach, Since of last Naval
yards last Saturday, Naval August year Act of Congress gave Navy Nurses -
Barclay with a rueful smile. "He'sa Maxwell ll fdtt"haO ham Field 0. featuring the Mayport Band, and Air Operational Training has been actual rank and changes were,

powerhouse. He gained 122 Bainbridge 7, Camp Perry 0. Comdr. Richard B. Phillips, MC- under the direction of Rear Ad- therefore, recently made In their
Third Air Force 29. Cherry Point 7. VS), USNR and Lieut. John R.
miral A, C. McFall. Admiral Mc-
yards running in that one game Keesler Field 20, Gulfport 0. Stevens, MC-VS( ), USNR, of the insignia. The letters "NNC" have .
alone. He's the outstanding run- San Diego Navy 69. Ft. McArthur 0. Main Fall, an oldtime Navy pilot, grad- been eliminated from the corps In-
Camp L >Jeune 33. Camp Detrick 0. Dispensary as speakers.At uated from the Naval Academy at
ner of the season. lIe has speed signia and the device is nowa
corps
afternoon session in
March Field 20, El Toro Marines 14. a Friday 1916 and his
and he hits the line just like a Second( Air Force 68, North Texas the Windsor Hotel the "Civitans Annapolis in won gold spread oak leaf, surchargedwith
damn bull. You really have to Aggies 0.Alameda. wings at Pensacola in 1920. In a silver acorn which is super
Cat Guard 19 College will be addressed by Lt Comdr. since then his
tackle him to bring him down. ( ) Coast many ways career-
imposed on a gold anchor.
of Pacific Justin A Shook. has the of
paralleled development
Sanders starred at Texas U. and Norman yo'19, Amarillo Army AirField Nurses serving at Pearl Harbor
,
13.Randolph. Three major high schools of Naval aviation
Graham'sa
he's a strong runner. Field 67, Camp Polk 0. the city will feature Navy speakers Many of the activities carried on on the hospital ship, USS Solace,
great passer and a better than at Kaneohe Bay, in the Philippines
,
tomorrow. Lt. George A. Mel- at the Jacksonville Naval Air Sta-
fair runner. He can pitch strikes, GAMES THIS WEEK and at Guam felt the first impact i 1 I
North Carolina Preflight vs. Jacksonville land Is scheduled to appear before tion are separate from, but closely .
long or short. NAS.Georgia. the Landon High student allied to the headquarters func- ,, of war on Dec. 7, 1941. Five were ,
"In the line they have some
Preflight vs. Georgia Tech. body; Lt. William J. Graham tions of the NAOTC. One of theseis made prisoners of war when Guam

good big mt"n-a.nd for the Bears Bray and lie South. Carolina vs. Charleston CoastGuard speaks at Robert E. Lee, and Lt. the Assembly and Repair Shop, was captured, but all have since
played guard
the team lie's May port vs Daniel Field. Comdr. Guy Howard at Andrew to which planes are brought from been repatriated. Eleven who were
was on all-pro Preflight Navy vs. Pennsylvania.Army Jackson. All three speakers are all over the Operational Training captured in the Philippines are
and aggressive. -
tough, big Duke.
has a good March \s Field vs, St. Mary's Preflight. from Municipal Number 1. Command for overhaul and repair. now providing nursing care for
fry, very "Overhaul" at the A and R shop internees at Los Banos the
running' attack, a stout defense" Randolph Held vs. Third Air Force Also on Friday evening from Jap
doesn't mean what it does to your Internment 40 miles from
and well rounded reserves In the -- 5:30: until 7:30: members of the camp

right positions They have ." Commissioned Officers Mess at garageman-it means a completejob Manila.
Joe Louis Comes of rebuilding. ....
We'd like to interrupt ourselves this Station will honor Admiral and --
Responsible for the efficient ex-
here to point out < even though itisn't Home-Impressed Mrs.Smith McFall at a reception.A and Captain. and Mrs. ecution of the myriad activities of Navy Uses AirplanesTo
that Coaches
polite to point) the Jacksonville Naval Air Stationis
Barclay and Tatum are old teammates Ily Camp Newspaper Serb lee mammoth dance for all serv- the Commandant, Captain Walton Transfer Wounded

They played side by side I "Do you think the next heavy- ice men and women will be one W. Smith Captain Smith is Airplanes, adapted for ambu-

for four years and the coaching weight champion will come out of of the Navy Day contributions of the fifth Commandant the Station lance service, have been put to
assignment here this season reunites the Joe Lewis was the United Service Organizationsof four
Army Sgt. has had, the previous being work by the Medical Departmentof
two of the University of asked on his return to the U.S.A. Jacksonville. This dance, witha Rear Admiral (then Captain) the U. S. Navy in Its unremit. '
band from the Air Station fur-
North Carolina's greatest all-time from a 6-months' tour of the ETO. Charles P. Mason, Rear Admiral ting campaign to keep mortalityrates
I j linesmen. Big Jim played left "Sure," said the champ. "What- nlhsing music, will be staged In (then Captain) John Dale Price, down.

I tackle and George picketed left taya think he'll be, a 4F?" the Duval County Armory from Captain Stanley J. Michael and (
Sailors and Marines wounded on
: ... guard for that 1931 Tar Heel team Louis fought 96 exhibitions-an 8:30: until 11:30: on Friday night. Captain Arthur Gavin.
arrived in Hawaii for hospitalization
that won nine and lost only one. average of three a week-before Another feature of the extensive Captain Smith was born in Com- Saipan -

Barclay made All-America and Ta 600,000 GI's during his tour. Of Friday program will be the launch- merce, Ga., August 8, 1896. He at- within 24 hours after '

tum was given a place on the All- all the guys he fought, he said the Ing of a ship by the Gibbs Gas En- tended the Tennessee Military In- having been shot by the Japs.
gine Company at 4:30 in the afternoon stitute and the of Geor- Victims of German bullets on the
America second team. To makeS two who gave him the most grief University
beaches of Normandy have also
the story complete, Barclay be- were Johnny Evarb (spell it backwards gia before entering the Naval
came an assistant at North Car- ), a 185-pound quickasacat On Saturday afternoon at 4 Academy from the Ninth Georgia been flown to Naval hospitals In

r olina and later joined the Dart- amateur from Oakland, Calif., o'clock another feature of Navy District In 1916. He had World the United States in sizable num-

mouth staff while Tatum was an and George (Baby Dutch) Cul- Day in this section will be a foot- War I duty as a Midshipman in bers. In April 1944, a coast-to-

aide at Cornell first and then returned bertson, from Brooklyn, who tan- ball game at Mason Field betweenthe the USS Delaware, and the USS coast airplane ambulance service

to North Carolina where gled with the champ in Italy. Station's Fliers and North Georgia In the summer of 1917, for the wounded and sick was

he was head coach in 1942. "He's the hardest puncher I've Carolina Pre-Flight from Chapel and in the USS Georgia In the established. In all, more than 50,-

But to get back to the Cloud- faced In years," said Joe of ,Baby Hill.Final summer of 1918. He was graduatedwith 000 Navy and Marine patients
buster-Flier football game. We Dutch. celebration of Navy Day the class of 1920 on June 6, have been transported by air since

will take place Sunday night, Oct. 1919 and was commissioned En- Dec. 7 1941.
wouldn't miss it for a date with The champ said that his trip ,
Well ? "The likedit 29, when the National Catholic sign ort that date. His subsequent .
Grable. maybe boys
Betty abroad was great.
__ promotions are as follows: Lieu- ,
_, \ Ii "I know likedIt Community Service USO holds its t
he said. they June It's .
tenant (junior grade) 7,1922; Not Always
so I liked It, too." But the thing annual Navy Day program at the Lieutenant December 1, 1925; .
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Preflight Plays that impressed him most about USO home on Church Street. Lieut. Lieutenant Commander, June 30, Possible To Got

his trip was the hospitals. Comdr. John J. O'Neill, Catholic 1936; Commander. July 1, 1940; Things You Want
"I was at the v front In Italy fora chaplain stationed here, and an- Captain June 18, 1942.
Fliers Saturday couple of days," he told a group other speaker will appear on the Coming to this Station from Continued From Page One

of New York sportswriters, "andI program. California, where he was comman- son per day. '
Continued From Page Six was in plenty hospitals. You der of Fleet Air at Alameda, Cap- Just remember that the demand.

for the Flier have been pointIng don't talk much about them things. See tain Smith assumed command here far exceeds the supply, and every

to this game all reason and But you fellows always write 73,477 Buckeyes on April 17, of this year. effort is being made to obtain and '

they are going all out to upset about courage In prizefighting. Wallop Great LakesA Wi! place on sale at Ship's Service sufficient .
the favorites You don't know about courage. I stocks of the best merchan-
The starting lineup Coach Fau- know about It now. Those fellows tremendous crowd of 73,477 Vets Get PreferenceIn dise available It's not an easy

rot named Is minus Gus Letchas, got It." football fans turned out at Colum- Sale task ;
U. S. -
standout left halfback, and AllieS -eSisBoomBall bus, Ohio, Saturday and saw Ohio Property I.zl "

White, burly tackle, both out with 'I! State's Buckeyes catch fire In the WASHINGTON (CNS) War "This Is a war of beans, bullets

Injuries. Letchas may see some last quarter to whip Great Lakes veterans are given preference in and oil and the is
The sailor who whoops It up and Supply Corps;
service Faurot said hopefully.
facilities have goes through all those gyrations at Bluejackets, 26-6. Paced by Leslie acquiring surplus government getting us the beans and the oil

been Extra, ad/led seating to'Mason Field for the the; Station football games on Ma- Elorvath, Ohio State scored three property to be used in establishingand when and where we need them.'!-- ;

attractive admission-free offering son Field this season is Chief touchdowns in the final period to maintaining small businessesand Admiral Chester W. NimUz. '

Entertainment will enliven SpeclalistA) Bob Hazen. The snap a 6-6 tie. professional and agricultural ;
'Saturday the;grid show between halves Fliers' hollerer-upper was cheer It was the first defeat for Great enterprises tinder a bill recently erence In buying surplus Govern q

: : and a recoroNa.vy crowd is expected leader at Whitman College and Lakes, coached by Lt. Paul Brown, passed by Congress and signed'' by ment real estate for agricultural, t'"i

I' I' to turn/ out for "the" game William 4 Mary before joining who was head mentor at Ohio the President The bill also *v'er residential or small-business pur _.' ,

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Civilian Employees' News Group. IVb( ) ScuttlebuttBy Progress

f Tom Quinn .
Editorial Offices

Personnel Relations Office, BIdg. 13 EmployeesBy Again "The Frost Is on the Section

Telephone Extension 8835 Punkln 0. Harvest time-Halloween -

The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air Verena Romanovltch -the first frost pumpkinpie News

News Is devoted to reporting: the news of the' Naval Air Station's This morning I went around with apple pie sweater time oIIy

Civilian Employees and is sponsored by the my little notebook and asked various cheery fire place, smoke curlingout
Tattle
Fontaine Bonnett
of the chimney rustling leaves
Kmplo e e' Association for Civil Service Employees people for news. Upon lookingover
> the colorful of the No. 33 A Jfe K Shift
Officers my scribbling I noticed that gorgeous array (Shop Night ),

William O. Klncald, President Phillip D. Myers, Treasurer every person I had spoken to had woodlands-.(fall-autumn is here! We understand that our 'BOSS',

Polly Vetter SecietaryDirectors mentioned Marguerite Led better's The hot summer 'Is over; vacations Mr. C. E. Callaham, left on Tues.
new permanent. I hope Marguerite are over. It's good to havea day October 17th (doctor's orders .
George H. Martin Mell C. Jackson doesn't throw a brick at me for job and t6 be' working-on' vital! ), for a very urgent rest for

Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Wood mentioning it, but it looks so pret- and important.' projects the next few weeks. Of all placed
Phillip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffie ty I just had to. This fall, more than ever, we in to have the pleasure of resting in

Daniel R. Whiddon William O. Kincaid Quite an array of girls are corning the A & R' are stepping up our "Carolina in the Mornln'" We are

Polly Vetter and going in Time and Accounting tempo! There is a )Job to' be done- almost envious of you Mr., and we

News Reporting Staff and in Personnel. New ,the biggest job We have ever warn you that we have been told
tackled!! the Mountain Dew is fine if you
Assembly and Repair: arrivals in Time and Accountingare
Maintenance ..........._._.___.._....._..Walter Riviere Mrs. Genevieve K. Smith, Mrs. Captain Cloukey has stated In only use it for washing your face.
Accessories ..............._...._.._._......................W. T. Martin\ Hilda Guadreau and Mrs. EdnaC. plain spoken language that "we We wish for you all the good buntIng -
Metal and Machine...............................................Delma E. Register Kahle. In Personnel the new are out to double everything we in 'Them thar hills' and we
Engine Overhaul ........?.?....._-...?__......._................Lillian Lindsey member is 'Mrs. Lovie Hamilton have ever done before." He has put expect you to come back to us
Progress ..............._......_.._..__._........-.........Tom Quinn his cards on the table and we know very greatly filled with the usual
Aircraft Overhaul ..._..........._........__..............Amelia Drawdy Welcome girls, we are glad to where we stand. It Is up to us as good spirits which will aid you in
Interim Overhaul ........._.._..___..,..........Laura Adams have you aboard. individuals and as members of our I the big job that will still be wait

Production Eng. ....._....____.,..._..._.............-....Don Ragln We are very sorry to see Eleanor various departments to take hold ing for you. Everyone is strivingto
Production Control _.........._...._._..._....?....Pattie Bennett Hansell leaving Time and Account and to boost our work both in help to keep the Progress Department .

IVb Employees .......__._.._._?_?......_-.............Adeline Joels ing. We like that little girl and quality and quantity.' He is letting "on the Beam", and you
Inspection and Survey: hate the thought of not seeing nothing stand in the way of the can count on that We are appr y-

Aircraft Overhaul.. .. __...................Muriel E. Mitchell her smiling and pretty face anymore greatest possible development of I dative of the fine folk we are aJ f

Supply Dept. ..._._.._. .............................................Ruth Love Eleanor is going to Kansas progress, planning and material. signed to work with, and we know'

"\ A. & R. Depts .......__.__.........._.....Ruth C. Raisch City to stay with her "in-laws" The precious parts we need will be that those whom you are trusting
tr Sara Verner while awaiting her husband's return made available; unnecessary de. with leadership will not let the department .

t i Priscilla Glenn from overseas. Good luck, lays will be eliminated. The road down. The day leadersare
must and will be made clear for swell and the acting night supervisor
i Public Work Dept................................_.._..................Audrey Womble Eleanor sometime.Mrs. .and come in to see us the vital production line. is definitely not acting.He .

u Louise Abraham is doing a bang-up job and
\' Cecile Devenish Heater Killam is also leaving The ships we are repairing now
from recent observations he does
Supply Department........................................................_..Lisette Temple Time and Accounting but she are combat planes planes that not have to be coaxed to rest when
have action the battle
isn t leaving the base just being seen on
the shift is finished, for sometimes
that will action
transferred. Good luck in new fronts-ships see
your
again!! We have a part, a big partIn he appears finished too. Being on
job as Personnel Assistant, Hes-
Inside Public Works the winning of this war on both the night shift naturally I am
ter.The fighting fronts our work will have not able to have very much information .
Mail, File and Record Section -
about the day folks but we
By Ethel M. Shanahait telling effect! The load is being
had another party the other do know that our desk Is always
divided that all will havea
The hurricane upset all well- Metal & Machine night. This time it was a picnic at equally share. Np one so will be squared away in the very best of
intentioned plans for varied news the outdoor fireplace in back of the I overloaded but together person with a Progress fashion. Take care and
items. It is the main topic of Greenewalt's mansion. I can still do let us have a word from you
conversation, sooside and highlights A R taste those with the I great cooperative effort we can
Division & I weiners I and will do the "seeming impos now and then.
g :- i chopped onion, cole slaw, tomatoes, sible." Well what do you know! At long

Mr. Van Wagenen of Mech. By Delma E. RegUtcrNow mustard, ketchup and pickles piledon We must plan ahead, today, October last I am going to get to see that
Section, had to take additional that the "Storm" has sub- top. They were really super. 16th is Christmas to millions very important Grandson of mine,
emergency leave to repair damageto sided and the people have had a Everybody was there including who have loved ones overseas. On and both of my sons who have
his property. Mr. McCorkle day and a half holiday they seem theJr husbands; and Chief and December 25th the boys and girls leaves as of the 21st of the month.

Structural had a definite leak in to be in very high spirits, except Berthadean Greenewalt make won. : overseas will enjoy Christmas because The main reason I place this news
his roof from a tree that fell on those of us that had to keep mov- derful hosts. Hope we have an- the folks back home planned before you is that scores of my
his house and if the Joseph family ing the furniture around every other soon. ahead and sent presents today. friends have wanted to know if I

doesn't get their chimney fixed time a new leak started, or the "What we do now," in the words of ever was going to quit work long
Santa: Claus won't be able to pay window blew out. Some even had RecommendA Captain Cloukey, "will not only enough to see my grandson. So-
his usual visit.Everyone parts of their roofs blown away, play a decisive roll in winning the before this news reaches you I will

who experienced the but as a whole I think we are a war, but it will go a long way in be in good Ole Mississippi whereall
loss of lights felt rather silly walk- lot of "lucky people." determining the status of the Jax my treasures are. Will see you
ing around with candles and automatically There were many workers that Friend Naval Air Station after the war" about two weeks from now, but

turning lights on with no didn't get the news not to reportto No one knows what the future keep sending in news items whichI
work, so they came out only to can pick up at Mr. Norton'lSde.tk
results. Do you have a friend, relative, holds in store for us. Whateverit
be turned back at the gate. We or from any one of the other nice
great display of is-the future will be
There was a neighbor or acquaintance that you brighterif
folk in that office. Cheerio.
j hand mirrors on the way to work think it was a mighty fine thing would like to recommend for civilian we do a good job today! .
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and surely they were willing to return -
checking on personal appearancein employment at the Naval Air I
the daylight. 'Twas rumored to their homes. Station If you do, you now havean applicant does not necessarily as-
that a couple of shaves were aV: Bessie Chandler reported to In AccessoriesDivision
opportunity a new recruitingplan sure him a job. It is merely to
No. 26 this after being
complished very quickly upon the Shop morning that is being sponsored by the introduce and recommend him to
absent since last March froma
arrival of certain gentlemen. Naval Air Station to obtain addi- the Employment Office where he
Shelton who has been a head injury. We are very gladto
Clay tional civilian workers.All .
or she will be given every consid-
have her back with us.
I fixture Works Record and standby Vault of is our leaving Public to The "Little One," Mary Lou that !is necessary for you to eration for employment. The Em- Instrument! Shop No. ]6We're
fit Caincross has been transferred to do is to obtain an "INTRODUCTION ployment Office, upon being pre-
his father's business in glad to have Viona Cun-
take over
CARD" from supervisor sented the card by the applicant
Shop 22A. They are very glad to your
trifle ningham and Inez Rutledge back
Clay a
Tampa. Today was
have her with them and fill it out for the prospective will interview him to see if his
low the business is citrus fruit after several days sickness.
as Shop 22 welcomes Eleanor Davis applicant to present to the em- qualifications meet the require
) hurricane has the New employees welcomed this
and the damaged
a new employee, Rubye Phillips ployment office at the Main Gate ments for the jobs available. Com
week are Stella Snyder Pressure
1 citrus crop. transferred from Shop No. 27, and These "INTRODUCTION CARDS"are pliance must be made with the I
Instrument and .
Mrs Luke A. Cassidy of Forest I Clima Ellzby,
Vida Squire who was re-employed. now in the hands of your supervisor War Manpower Commission regulations Electrical Instruments.
Hills Island who is
Long visitingher
Mrs. Barr from Shop No. 22, resigned and may be obtained as shown on .the reverse
daughter Mrs. Ethel Shana- last week, but don't thinkshe' from him. I side of the card in the illustration.The Propeller Shop No. 15
ban, left one hurricane to be in She's We regret that Mrs. Anna Reynolds
unpatriotic expectinga The mere fact that you present earnest endeavor of every
another one. boy in March. of these cards to was forced to resign because
I one a prospective person attached to this station to
We extend a welcome to some Shop No. 27F as well as the entire of poor health. May a quick recov.
more newcomers in our Design dijjsions, are very glad to have Mr. Johnson left here almost two encourage as many persons as possible ery be In store for her, and wa
Section, Mrs. Florence Fletcherof Weldon P. Johnson back with us. years ago to go to Pearl Harbor. to apply for employment will hope that she will be able to be
Shenandoah, Iowa, and :Mrs Miss Mignome Flatt and Leroy be a valuable aid to the Station in with us again soon. I

Grace Crosby of Detroit, Mich acquired a snappy salute and Carpender will be married Saturday I. the prosecution of this most !important We welcome three new members "

igan. hope )'ou'U enjoy being greeting. He should be com- October '21st. Miss Flatt Is. war work. to the Propeller Shop. They are J.
with ut.There mended for setting such a fine ex- the very efficient steno in the Met- Who will be the first person to R. Celuccl, AMMPlc.; R. C. Larsen, !

is a very happy face ample for naval ,personnel of Pub- I al & Machine Office. Carpender is I have his applicant present a card AMMPlc, and J. Pulchny, Jr, 1

wreathed in smiles, as Phil Kap- lic Works a sailor in 27 S. S. I to the Employment Office I ACMMP._. ___ :
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lan prepares for a leave to meet
his brother in New York City--
Right
Wrong Way Way
a veteran of forty months in Pa-
cific warfare. Who is the fair-

haired young lady who went on a ,
trip last week and came back engaged t

to a Marine Lieutenant i

Doa Wood, Chief Clerk, out forBorne -1..
time due to a broken ankle Y

,(fell off a ladder while painting

his house), is receiving expert > ?
vice to avoid future casualties.The .ad-I I y ys

Housing Office is very hap, I

py to have Lieut R. L. Steiner

back on the job again after two .
months temporary duty in Norfolk '
and Davlsville. Congratula-{
s
Lions Lt. C. p, McCord upon your <, .rt Y
promotion during the month of''I >3 '
October. I I
Something new has been addedto

the Contract Section Lt ., F.
Stokes from the Housing Office
has now joined our Contract Clan I

Glad to have you aboard, Lt t
I
Stokes. Also Warrant Officer Mr

Chandler, is of our crew while Lt I
Welcome ..' }' .S
:Armbrust is recovering. 1
Mr. Chandler. Lt. Armbrust ts

back in the hospital and we hope' /j..

it is only for a short stay. Jewel -" r'
Smith, of the Inspection Dept has' ,
been out for a few days due to her I L )

father's illness. We trust Jewel I

will Boon be back with us. Ruby "How to become an absentee" could well be the! title of this picture. "lie Mire to ue' every safety device available" warns Mr. Coleman -

Futch, the messenger for the Con- Mr. Janice E Coleman (above), of the Joiner Shop( In A Jt; K, a* he slaws the SAFE way (above), to operate the same shaper.
tract Section, is also ill. She spenta kindly volunteered W I poe for this \\>ek's Safety photo Mr. () le.
The hand guard i is in place and he U alto wearing an eye tthteld to
a few days In the hospital, ani is non In pictured operating a shaper while violating a great number
t now recuperating at her sisters of j safety practice*. The most dangerous violation is his refusal to keep any flying( particles from Injuring his eye, lie has thrown his "

home. in Tennessee. Come back use the !shield leaving the whirling bUJ s e |)ond. Neither does cigarette away and is giving the job his fullest attention Get' the

soon. he make any attempt to protect ills eyes. In addition he turf. Iwcviue habit of working safely :>iU

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26 October, 1944 CIVILIAN' JAfc MRm.wS 'NEWS 'Page' Nine<<




I 1,800 More Civilians Are Needed .To Help Navy Win WarThe I


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Naval Air Station la launch

ing tomororw Its intensive recruiting Captain Cloukey Card
campaign for civilian workers "

in A &: H. Asks CiviliansTo To : EMPI.OVAIKNI. ; U1''vict'.I R

The campaign, which will be
concentrated in Jacksonville andneighboring Aid DriveEvery PERSONNEL RELATIONS' DIVISION;
towns, will seek tc .

add a minimum of 1800 civilians; civilian employee of A Main Gate U. S. Naval Air Station Jurksonvill lt.c ;
., .
to the number already employed A R knows the importance of ,
at the station It will be featured the work this Shop Is doing, and

by newspaper stories, radio programs 'the urgency of doing it fast. .........--- --*'
and in all of which Every employee also knows ;;: ::
speeches,
the present civilian employees oi I what kind of working condition ,Tins! !!i WIIIntroduce! ,! _. c .a-c. 7
.-. ...,.., .. +....r .. ... .
the station will have a prominent we have. There could be .
part. no one better qualified to bring \.. ." .

The employment of additional In new workers than the men ,..-- '< ifjfRTrAp .
Lu *
workers here has been made necessary and women now working here.I Who Wishes to ( v
(;
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by the speed-up of the waiaganat call upon all of you now- Jicationi' .-Kmployinciit. .J\ti..t /
Japan and the subsequent not only those In A & R but all .;. ... <
,
increase of the work of such shore civilians on the Station-to do > :' ,..f 1x i'[.;,
establishments as A & R. Foi what you can to ,bring! In the O o. ;. .

needed some time more the workers A &: R shop and this here need hat 1,800 need. Our additional success In workers overcominga we ., .. .. . ..:. ... .-.... ... ....... .. ... .._......_..._...-........ \ },

will become more acute as the labor shortage that is acute, At the NuvrfLjfir Slat' '
and In meeting the urgent demands wyJfacksonvilliyRDcpt lrlart '
extra shift goes into effect November : :
,
1.Lt now facing A & R, willrest x t Lt111dS1lit' : t
in very large measure! on
..
L. R. Swart, personnel re- help 'J .12 "" .
your .
i'
atfons officer, whose office will Malcolm '"- I.
M. '
have charge of the campaign, .nptaln., USX Cloukey, .I''-.' (! .. .... ......' ;....... ...u......" ...... .. :. ..........f:
today'that it will be
pointed out
A R Officer
primarily through those presently ., .
.. ty
employed at the station that the 'Q5- : '

sought.additional He 1800 explained workers that will almosievery be I j rSUPPLVll.v .t.. .....:.. ... .. _.I....-:......'.::: ..., .. ... ........,.,.. .. "':t:. ... :

type of worker will be need <

-stressing a fact that many inexperienced ( :SKK REVERSE /Hli) ) : ,; '.:
persons woud be em )
SALLIES
ployed and trained for higher ratings I Here are the front and back NOT: (a) No pCltan pn 'l1tlr cmplojed i in fur essential"or ;
-and expressed the belief that I :J of the special "Introduction .
most of the A & R workers would .., 1/,,,.'.7. Cards" that will be parsed! out locally needed activity will be cou'sideicdVFiiul .

have friends and neighbors who I V"'J'6 tomorrow to all civilian personnel determination of eligibility for consideration : ) .
would be likely recruits.A on the Station. The supervisors -
will be made in accordance with thrl.oc cd ;
major' part of the campaignwill Anna 1\(. Conrad in each department will .
be' a special "INTRODUC- I (I'inch-hltting fly for LlM-tte Temple) havea supply of the cards, and Stabilization Plan of the Var Manpower Com ,
of which I each worker Is urged to obtain
TION CARD, a copy appears -
For those who didn't read our last"Sallies" mission administered the U. S ,
elsewhere in this edition of as many as he may need The : by Kmnloy*

the JAX AIR NEWS These cards I from Supply, card Is wallet-size and easy to mom S rvicc. .,
will be distributed to all civilian Were introducing "ploneers"asmodestly handle. It I Is simple to fill out

employees of the station tomorrow we try Merely place the name of the .. b) This doc constitute; offer .
( not (
through the department su' To paint a verbal picture here sc applicant on the top dotted line; an or commitment
:
pervisors. They are designed for newer ones will know his type work on the second; and of emplounent. Offers Alf employment) .; *
the employees to out to proe- Just' who our "oldest timers" are- jour name at/the bottom. The
pass
sball be last'<< ill iieeurd.iwe) vviih llu,.
pectlve workers in their home com- So-listen--here we go! cards will give the applicants an
munities to give them "an intro- anus to the Air Station, and rubs and regtd.itions; of die Civil ,S:;t, tn:

duction," so to speak, to the employment ERNEST W. FELL each person", apPf'srlnJlIh one' Commission and the N .
Drplrum.nt.
& Order Section consideration. :n\ ...
office at the station. Supervisor Reqn. will be given f-pevirtl' -

These cards will be checked as Stock Control Division .
at the employment Pensacola gave to us our ErnestW.
they are presented Production
EngineeringBy
window by the prospectiveemployees. Ft'11-
The first person to appear Whose knowledge wide of old Sup
with one will be photographed ply is more than words' can Civilians-H J. II. Silver --

along with the employevho tell!! Batten down the hatches drop .
gave it to him or her, and these And, that he's NAVY through.and Chance To Get the anchor, bring in the sails, lock '
pictures will appear in a later is- through is just one merest the door and crawl under the bed WOP
mie of the JAX AIR NEWS. As fact- In LimelightThe She's going to blow, and blow she fe
new recruits continue to appear arecord But those who've seen can verify did, causing quite a bit of damage
will be kept, and in the end that Mr. Fell can act! campaign to recruit 1,800 about Jacksonville. I do hope that Wf\5H
the employe who has passed!'! out And something else] -we mention additional civilian workers at you all weathered the storm. Here "
the most cards will be determined. here- A & It is going to place some of are a few items that happened be- ,I

Some exceptional prize is expected Where most folks "beat their the civilians now working on fore the hurricane and after. ...
to be awarded to this employe.As gums"- the Station In the limelight- <: _.:- X
perhaps for the first", time in The sky was getting somewhat "- -
Lt. Swart pointed out today, I Fell can beat a "mean" tatoo on -
their life.Pictures. dark and all were sent home. A From Interim and Minor
the present civilian workers at A any set of drums! (
and stories In the hurricane was coming-we were Overhaul Inspection'
)
& n have found their jobs pleasant I
and radio programs!' on in condition one, and then she blew
.
therefore papers
and satisfactory and are J. DIANTHA MASON 15) I'rl-cilla Glenn
Jacksonville stations are! going and rained and blew some more
in a unique position to be recruiters Public Voucher Section
Aha!
I
Supervisor with birth-
caught a
themselves and thus to Division to be major feature of the with more rain, when a Navy bus up
Receiving front of Mrs, E. SSheely's day before it's already passed-
already campaign. And the civilians are drew up in
give even more than they are Ladies" usually are knownto I
"First that of Mr. Henderson! Happy
trailer, Mis. Sheehy, who j
going to be major features of I
to the Navy's cause.Stressing
: giving travel far and wide-- Birthday in advance, Mr. Henderson.
the of obtaining these stories and programs. works in the Drafting Room, and
again urgency who has "stayed .
But here is one May you have many, many
the 1800 additional workers Plans for all this have already her family were evacuated from
took things in their
she more.
,
as possible, he asked put been worked out. The employees their trailer and taken to the I
aa quickly
stride! who will be involvedwill which Uh-huh! Rooting around in the
that civilian on the station Supply building was being I
every months and
Through many many files I found another !
tlo his utmost to bring in new re- with careful be selected from time to used as shelter for the evacuees. birthday
days she watched the Dayton Travis' birthday comes on
fruits. time from throughout shop Dangerous winds 1 and falling
---.-- eye- branches had blown against the 27 October. May your joys alwaysbe
The little papers-known to us- great, and your sorrows be few.
ABLE BODIED MENf!!! trailer causing some damageMrs
to clear debts for Supply I This
office and Minor Inspection
Sheehy wishes to express her sincere -
= k IRCRAFTY'ERNAUL To take in tons of new "equip"and thanks to the Navy Person/ recently had a visit from Huskey.We .
ANNA M. CONRAD get it on its way- I nel for their aid and comfort sincerely hope that he comes
Acting Asst Supervisor But little did he realize just how in the back again. We enjoyed having
shown them while they were
Division
Receiving 'twould look today! him.

"Annie" came from Washington in His crew of men soon dwindled Supply building. I Is everybody ready for night
Mr. Lamb of Engineering, and
1940. too. drafted one by
down-they
shift ? We are. The list has been
"Mason" recollect his wife, Pat. experienced- a thrill
S Both she and one- made up, and everybody is satisfied -
when women folk were few- Now Francis has a HAREM thereto when the St. John's River overflowed .
-1 And oil stoves furnished heat for get receivin' done! Its banks and covered their ,
all and covered things with But Mr "G" can always smile and section in San Juan, South Jacksonville I Ben Woloson is back with us'
He
that he
now. said didn't have a
few of water,
with feet
a
soot tell some darn good jokes
good time. Sorry Ben. Haven'tseen
And three long flights of Hairs While rolling up those doggone leaving them without lights and Kemp in some time. I guess
.. By Amelia S. Drawdy were climbed each morn by yelloe, home made smelly cooking facilities.' he's been pretty busy lately. The

While scouting around Aircraft weary foot. smokes!!! Myself, being at home with my last time I saw him, he was working -
Oveibaul for news, I discoveredthat There were no fancy "trimmin's"then -_ family, could not go anywhere, his hEad off.
here in our midst are some of like "powder rooms"and PHILIP D. MYERSAccounting even if I had wanted to, becauseof When Volney Moore first came

the beet informed anglers on the such- Dept. the weather and flooded roads to us" Pat and I thought that
bare, or for that matter in this But rather like the famed "Chic The tallest guy to hit the place which became a river during the his first name ended in a "*.".
vicinity. Just regular Isaac Walton Sale"-with slightly modern was "Phil" whose "rep" was storm. Our lights went out and it You knew that's a "y", didn't

Leaguers, which brings up the sub- touch! made- I became quite inconvenient with a yon, Pat If you didn't, you do
ject of would-be fish* rmen. Thereis And little did they realize that four He kept account of Navy costs, 'new baby in the house-but can now. (Catchy. name, isn't it ?)
a certain would- e fisherman years hence would show. and saw that men were paid- report all is normal once again. Our old shipmate, Hodge, is back
who is a Qtrmn. in A & O. that An office full of "sweater gals"to And like today-no matter what The sky has cleared the sun is from leave. From what he tells
:Mr. :Andrews, Assistant Fore- keep the work in tow! be me he had nice restful'
Isaac grim mood you may in shining brightly to warm and cheer a vacation,
man, wishes would join an blues and is ready to start to work
that the He takes away your bluest our hearts so we can smile and again.
Walton Club It seems fine ALFRED SZARMANSKIChief With that famous "Myers" grin!! say, "Thank God it is over" We Shockley's wife, Florin', is work-
week 'of October 9th, on one Boatswain"StorageGroup
express thanks to the Ameri- ing here at the base, too. Why
day, Mr. McAndrews and Mr. Hub- Labor Division our
Shockley I think she's wise. Now
AUBREY F. WILSON, JR.- can Red Cross for the comfort they
bard of Ol went fishing, accompanied -
Shop Echoes in the vacant "bays" she can keep an eye on you. Now .
by a few fishing tackles .*.. Echoes loud and strong!! Supervisor Storage Group gave to all, and are still giving you must behave: or else!
and bottles (thermoses) to a place Introduced our famous "SZAR" For Structural Spares and Plane to those who are needy. They are My goodness Mr. Clark, you '
called Cedar Point. It is located whose record's one of long "Equip," this Wilson guy's thestuff like the sun that shines bright in really got a nasty bump on your
Jack- the after a storm. The American I
of sky
somewhere in the vicinity from -
Years of wide experience head! 1 imagine those two stitches
sonville, and by the way if you here to TimbuctooAnd He hailed from Norfolk to set up Red Cross is always there to didn't feel too good. Next time, I
want to know where a big majority If you'll find him In the mood, Supply's stock in the rotigh. give a helping hand to those who ,' guess you'll be more careful about
of A & 0 Personnel hang out he'll tell a tale to you But 'twasn't long before he had need it. so let's" not forget "tho e I' the inside of a PBM wing. Poor

on Sundays you should drive by Of Navy days-and Boy, Oh, Boy! the bins in neat array.- who help us old Booth! He's always getting
. Cedar Point. Mr, %cAndrews has Well--suppose we hush! And observation proves it that Ensign II. G. Behnin fished these parts so often that 'Cause "SZAR" can stand your they're still that way today. joined our Production KnginceVing jobs around the office are amount
he has his own private markers for hair on end- Now Aubrey has a weakness, that Division, is expecting his I ing to a lot, and I just want him
the best places to fish. But-to get And-make the ladies blush! not everybody knows wife to join him here this wt"ekI I to know that they haven't passed
back to the McAndrews-Hubbard It just comes out at dances where end. They are going to live in Lake I unnoticed or wfthout thanks. So,

Fishing Trip-after Hubbard and got FRANCIS R. GARDNER everybody goes.You'd Forest area For tile addresssee I to you J. H. Booth, we offer many,
hH manila rope line baited tense Supervisor Receiving Division never guess he is "one," Ens. Behning. many thanks for services rendered.

out there followed some Mr. Frances, "Curly" Gardner had Re- he's such a great big "lug," Well, no more to write and no Well)), gotta end this propaganda .
the fish.or
moments in which celver's Section then, But listen, folks, imagine! He's more news, so I'll hang my close -er, prop wash-column. Bye for
what happening
Hubbard knew was this lice until next week.
With one or two or maybe; thie<- a "Jivin' Jltttrbug"U on now.






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I I .5.a..amm..m.a WELFARE o Sailor Tells Of laps Have Felt This Black Cat's Claws


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L i PRESENTS i Heroism Aboard 'IJ!: .. ,\: I


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ednannaunaaaaaaBaaaaaacii USS Saratoga"The

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J ones who got medals can't x :

offset the men we lost. These' are

the words of Manuel F. Daily, ,

AOMlc, of Pass Christian, Miss, .
as he recalled the heroic sequenceof

events following the first direct .'

torpedo hit scored on the indestructible -

Saratoga.

| "Six men I knew had battle

stations in the engine room where
.
0 the Jap fish hit. ?-

t They stuck by 4
t,. s si
( their job of securing .:' "
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the bpil- 1,
v
ers to prevent ': ,

internal explo- \ '
t i t E,
I I lion although it t

meant sure a ti"
J.I I i death. The compartment I
U.
.; "I had to
I! | be sealed up and

,. closed ofto
;
save the carrier. M. F. Daily, N 0>
chums doomed." h,
:> My were
I: .
\. ( "We talked to them over the

f Iledy' LaMarr inter-phones. They just said that

they had a fine game of acey- ,
"Since You Went Away. an extra -
I ducey going, and for us not to
long cinema lasting over two I i, worry about them," continues Dally -

hours, and The Conspirators" who is a student in AOMiB)

Hedy Lamarr's latest effort, tops School. "Talk about guts,-those ,

.e the movie entertainment program guys had it!" I This "black cat," veteran of twenty-five bombing missions, In one of the planes on which student

this week at the NATTC audi- I In his four and a half years in I of AEM School practice "trouble shooting" in the advanced phase of their course. Flying boats of this

torium. the Navy, Daily has been twice I type have already damaged more than 63,000 tons of Japanese shipping
but both times the car- ,.
is
"Since You Went Away" on torpedoed, I - -
the bill Friday and Saturday with rier survived to be patched up and

I- single showings each night start- sent to sea again. There were Warplanes That Have Battered Japs Now

ing at 1900. It has a lavish cast anxious moments, though, such as

including Claudette Colbert, Jenni- the time the big carrier had to
fer Jones Joseph Cotton, Shirley spend a full day dead in the wa- Being Used For Instructional Purposes

Temple, Monty Woolley and Lionel ter, a set-up target in the mid- -
.
"
Pacific for submarines -Bomb and strafe Chicagof -- ---
Barrymore. The film is a strangely any Jap 15
contrived examination of the U. S. that might have spotted them. I MEMBERS OF Harbor, Attu Island repaired FORMER FLIGHTINSTRUCTOR

t at war. Its drama is in the emo- Where the going got really rough holes in stabilizer on port side .

tions of a wife whose husband is was after they'd managed to get BRAZILIAN AIR patrol (one Jap bomber) NOW
(
.. serving overseas. It is given a under way. Limping into the clos- Tutuila to Satafaula and return
FORCE AT NATTC"Sejam
AT AOO SCHOOL
General
rating of excellent by reviewers. est port they were attacked by a passenger" Major' r
f submarine wolf "We Smith .
pack.
\ Paul Henreid, a polished actor, Jap bemvindos." It is very
saw fish whiz by for near misses. So run the water-soaked logs of
co-stars with"The In addition Lamarr to in Hedy"The Close, but no cigar!", tells Daily. nice to have you with us, and we I three aircraft recently arrived for I

Conspirators. likes the Saratoga. He hope you will enjoy this tour of use in instruction at AEM School.
the show also has a plot. It is the Daily
story of the underground in occu- hated to leave her for duty on one I The planes have come direct from I

pied countries and in Nazi Ger of the new escort carriers, but duty.We refer to our five Brazilian combat to NATTC to provide actual -I
true to life material for studyIn
many. Hedy and Henreid make I experienced men were badly need- friends, who recently came up
their headquarters in Lisbon where ed for these ships, whose job it the advanced phase of AEM s
from South America to the lat-
get
I
they direct sabotage against the was to provide air cover for our curriculum, instructors "plant"problems I
est "word" at NATTC on aviation in the electrical
systemsof '
also
amphibious landings. They
Nazis and assist fugitives in escap-i,
ing from the enemy did anti-sub patrol and ferried the equipment and maintenance. They these surveyed planes that have I'
replacement planes for the big car- are Waif redo Alves Santos and been retired to "limited shore du

rrsl riers, to be used to make up bat- Monclar Azevedo, who are in the ty." Just as an advanced student

tIe losses. Advanced Ordnance School, and of medicine learns to diagnose the I

"It was interesting to watch the Pedro Alves De Olireira, Jesse ailments of living patients, so these

constant improvement in our com- Silva and Florival Barbosa Dantas, "trouble shooters" trace down the
aches and pains of "live" planes I
bat techniques from campaign to assigned to the Turret School. j

campaign," notes Dally. He also Each is a staff sergeant in the and repair the trouble. |I I ..t. "... D. Olson
commented on the fine job the Brazilian Air Force, which incidentally Then, too, just as records are
maintained Lt William D. Olson, USNR, of
on personnel from start
Navy does during combat with its was established in 1911as
"Talkers." These are the men who a separate organization from to finish of their naval career, so I Minneapolis, Minnesota, is one of

give the carrier personnel a play- the Army and Navy. All, in cooperation the plane's flight log records its the newer members of Aviation
t comings and goings from the time Ordnance Officers' School's student
with American
by-play account of battle, with reports squadrons I
from each incoming plane. have been doing patrol work it is accepted by the Navy until j I body. He is one of a group of

oft the Brazilian coast. Silva is I its final survey. The log is also former flight instructors who are
1 a "They even put the pilots and an Aviation Radioman while the I the plane's "health record" show- being given the opportunity for a

aircrewmen on the bull horn to other four are Aerial Gunners ing its periodic examinations and wider knowledge of 'military avi-
give us their version of the action. I check-ups. Many aircraft have had ation.
Its just like listening to a big The service record of our neigh-
frequent repairs and have had so Nostalgia for the air and the
football game, only we're plenty bors ranges from six: years for many parts replaced that it wouldbe necessity of retaining his status as
Silva Azevedo nineteen
and to
busy re-arming planes at the same
difficult to recognize the origi- a qualified Naval aviator keeps
time We just load on the arma- years for Dantas he being now
nal plane. Water landings have him flying occasionally in a plane
ment and make with the at only thirty-three years of age.
ears caused metal corrosion, new win- like this one
t the same time." Each man has considerable flying dows and windshields have replaced Lt. Olson has an extensive teach
: : time to his credit, Silva havingover
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1,000 hours. All expect to those broken on combat ing background in aviation, having'taught
missions, and /new blister
strapsare civilians in Miami and in
"Umbriago" Gives stay in the service. substituted for those that are I Minneapolis, Royal Canadian Air

When their courses of instruc- I worn. Maintenance is continued Force Cadets in Ontario, and pri

Word On Brazil"What's tion are finished these men will until the ship is consigned to its mary students in the Navy at several -
return to Brazil and pass the"word"
last flight.
stations throughout the United
the word on. Brazil, as to how we do it up I If these veteran ships had the States. He was for a time super-
here in the states. As instructors
Unbriago?" "Do you hafta do raz they plan to use our "very prac- faculty of remembering, they visor of flight training in the
zle-dazzle with the rbumba to get might spend their declining months Southeastern States for the Naval
: ofteaching"
tical and constructive
manner
:...:.. anywhere with" those local Car- and for the benefit of Continued on Page Eleven Aviation Cadet Selection Board.
Mirandas? "What makes in -------- ---
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[-.,' \ N Rio, Joe?" These are samples of our mentioned own instructors that these it should airplanecrew be Brazilians At NATTC

the questions tossed at Joe Pelton
members from Brazil have .
Louise Allbritton AOM2c here for advanced ordnance ')
training after thirteen nothing but the highest praise for ,
Another extra length show, "An them and their methods of "get- ,
: months Of squadron duty in Bra !
American Rqmance." is billed to- I zit ting the subjects across." It is our '

night with one performance at guess that the people down Brazil 1t
1900. The lad whom his mates call"Umbriago" way will also hear something

The !schedule (at the NATTC does have the word on about American girls Our poor
auditorium) : Brazil. He likes it, and since naval Portuguese'! proved inadequatewhen

Tonight 1900, "An American aviation Is helping to establish we tried to figure out what ,

Romance," with' Brian Donlevy.Friday stronger ,ties with South America, these men were saying, but their
Saturday 1900( "Since a lot of you fellows may have gestures and expressions convincedus
You Went Away," with Claudette duty'' there while you're in the that Brazilian Air Force mem- .

a Colbert. Navy bers think pretty highly of Yankee
Sunday, 1500, "San Diego I "None of the fellows seem to' pulchritude.

Love You" with Louine Allbrit realize that Brazil is larger than I _.-
ton and Jon flail the United States," Joe told us !
"When the final victory is won
Sunday 1800, 2000, "In the "What's more, there are five kinds '
and the task of returning thou-
Meantime Darling," with" Jeanne of climates, four of which are tropical -
sands of officers and men to civilian
.
Crain. but the most comfortable
is started the
pursuits man
Monday, 1800, 20OO. The Kids climate I struck was at Fortaleza."
I really ready to face the problemof
Kddie: Cantor.
From Spain with
thinks Rio Is muchon
Joe pretty switching back to the home
Tuesday 1800, 2000, "Strange I Iskyr.crapers
the with New York. Its
par front will be the man who has
I
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Affair, with Evelyn Keye!
are modern, and the saved consistently during his timein
Wedoeftday.' 1800 2000, "The whole city seems as up and com : the Naval service. I can think .

Conspirators" with Hedy La- ing as most of ours. Joe had to of no better way for the officers
Mart and Paul Henreid. learn to speak Portuguese in order I
and men of the Navy to prepare
--., -- to around the Bra- GJ)>
get
among for this day than by making a War I

"I can assure you that it is a zilians. Bond allotment. Your dollars will
source of great satisfaction that So, if you're headed for duty in join you to aid the fight to defeat'I

the Navy not only is carrying this Brazil, the word Is that you'll the Axis po'Ners.-Vice Admiral Here are Flte Brazilian student at NATTC, and their Interpreter,

war to the enemy on all the seven probably like it, but if you expectto H. K. Hewitt. also a !student From left to right they are Florival llarbosa Danta.

seas but also has assumed the have any fun on liberty, start MonU-Ur Azeveda Ferreira, AOMtc; \Valfredo Alve Santo! Pedro .

leadership of the entire nation In boning up on Portuguese and Spanish "Hello, Baby, what's the good Alve De Oliveira, and Jesse Silva All the Brazilians are staff nergeanti. -

the highly Important bond effort." 'Then, given any luck at all, word" Ferreira, the interpreter, has nerved 18 month on New-

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Torpedoes Have Staff At SK-V School We're Going Your




Own Personality, Way Too, FriendBy

__ _t ATiFArri;
Sailor Asserts"Maybe G. I, banner

Did you ever watch what goeson

you won't believe It. in the life of a WAVE on Sat

mates, but torpedoes, have personality urday afternoon?

!" That's. just 'w hah the guy Dash home from work like mad

said. -hair to put up-beat shipmatesto !

"On a destroyer you live with! the shower-voices heard in old<<

them so long }that each one of the I I familiar tunes. Man arrives-dash

H-DAY-overheard in building eight or so torpedoes aboard ac II' te a .. br 4X wf out of barracks:: that dreadful

414, otherwise known as chow quires a special' personality all lts j standing on the corner waiting and

headquarters-"I'm sorry, Ed, but own. When you finally fire the hoping for two seats on bus.

we are all out of stew and milk\ darn things It's like breaking up After third or fourth bus, walk

but we can spare you-some Span a beautiful friendship." I to main gate-possibility of empty
sandwiches and coffee. The speaker is a sailor over at & cab but this seems sort of silly If
.I
"On second thought I'm not the Aviation. Officer's Ordnance i&IThe ; you ever watched the hustle and

sure whether we have any cone School, a Torw: -' bustle at the gate on Saturdays

as!! we have not been able to grim pedoman First ". at 1730. Better fall back into the

, due to the power cut off, bu Class, who as- bus line again. Oh well, no harm
would you like lemonade?" sists the instruc- in hoping and trying again. Finally
tors in their manage to get on their
like merry way.
"Gosh. George not on a day
work with torpedoes Thoughts that may enter their
"
I
"Well, let me see what
this.
minds stand in line for
way and who as they
can dig you up. "By the ,
knows the bus-Have ever stood
plenty you
when is the blow due to strike?
about them, Including I on the! highway near the sign
'Just, sit tight, we are waitingow ; theirpersonality. 'it I that fairly shouts at the motorist -

> be sure the fires are out. His (f "If you liars room please

*: "George:: there: Is a call for you name is WilliamF. C -!:.; ,:: give a sailor a ride?" And as

this phone, what do you plat Williams, and >V. I'" Williams above group of men, organizers of the Navy's first A'lationtort"kl't'it'rs you Maud there, wishing you had

to have for breakfast besides bean: he's a lad who's been around. School comprise the staff of the NATTC SKSchooJ.. wings, have you ever \\atC'hf'odc1rh.t"rs

and potatoes?" Ten weeks after Williams left Lt Corndr. William! Held second from right In back row, is ()rrkt>r- In big near-empty.: spee
"Tell them thAt our stores anno his native Greneville, S. C, tc In-churge. In the back row, L to r., are I* E. Johnson ACMM; G. F. wagons, sail by with never a

low I'm not sure that they wilgtt join the Navy in July, 1940, be Russell, ChM: ; Lt. Comdr. Held; E. T. Buffalo APC. Kneeling, glance? ,

even that for breakfast, but was aboard a destroyer and out at W. W. Webster, CSK; W. T. Marks, ACMM; F. T. Hendricks, Y2c. Oh sure, somebody always picks
we will surely have something." sea. Though still an Apprentice you up sooner or later; there's lots

"Mr Hensley. I live ashore, mj; Seaman Williams was assigned tc Aviation School of good people in Florida, and theydidn't
Storekeeper BeginsIts
wife is alone except for my aged a job helping the torpedomen. "We all come from Michigan or

grandmother, may I have specla nursed those eight torpedoes like Minnesota either. .
liberty?" they were eight babies," he [says Second Year Of Operation TodayUnder But if it happened to be quite a
bit later, probably you mutter,
"Walter, the word has just com "We oiled 'em, cleaned 'em, kept
under breath to
something
them lashed cozy in heavy seas your
to secure all mess halls. "Mr,
direction of Lt. Cmdr. the effect that the guy who passed
and had 'em in tip-top firing con the
is the anises in Aviation
Drach the bake shop on Storekeeping is '
W. J. Held (SO) USN Officer-in- you up as (A) a no-good or (B),
phone, there is about an inch ot dition at all times. being developed .
Aviation Storekeeper a jerk Maybe he is, but then
water on the deck and the roof is When you learn the knack ot Charge, the I. -t_ J -x
School today begins its second again maybe he is one of the following
leaking like mad. working with torpedoes it's easy .
call Public Works?" fish in circles year of activity in training men
"Did you to make the big run When"Rick"
1. The from Jacksonvillewho
branch of Hop Okay man
"Yes, but we are about twenty- or do all sorts of tricks. But for that specialized picked up several sailors, one
fifth on the list." nearly each one has its own peculiar storekeeping.
of whom
became ill. The car
"Don't they realize the men have characteristics. Some are The school. first came into be- Is Pilot
cleaning bill was $17. The man
to eat?" docile, some are stubborn, and all ing 25 October, 1943, at Alameda from Jax the bill.
paid
"Walter, I am going over to the of them have to be babied along NAS, with a class of 33 trainees If you rode the Eastern AirLines 2, The chief who loaded with

0. D.'a office'." Maybe that's why they'ie given enrolled) for the six-week course. I I I today you would be pretty three sailors in San Marco.up. The

"Wait for me, I am going over girls' names. After its beginning, a new class of pleased to have "Eddie" Ricken- one flipped a cigaret out the window

to '500' too." William Williams has had a versatile 33 students was begun every two II backer as your pilot. Years before or so he thought. The cig
Eastern was even thought of, this
When weeks. I I
thus far.
Navy career aret burned a hole in the rear seat!
"Gee, they are moving the Wave!!! the Japs poured it on Pearl Harbor Facilities at Alameda were inadequate sailor whom we are talking about cushion.

out of 54. We have plenty ol Williams worked with the to take care of the increasing rode many times with the world 3. The\ service man's wife who

loom in 51. They could put them anti-aircraft crew. Less' than an number candidates famous "Eddie." picked up the WAVES and

In the left wings why should they hour after the Japs left, Williams' wanting the course, and the newly- He is C. L. Warren Y2c in the whose husband Is o\er-seas. The

taKe them down to Main Side:? destroyer was out at sea on patrol created SKV rate. To meet the NATTC Personnel Office girls In the rapid chatter about

Hey there goes a tree down in duty, and from then until his recent demands, the school was transferred In 1918 at Kelly Field, Texas their good times and dates gaveher
the area cross the street. Do you return to the States for special last April to the Naval Air Warren was a private assigned the blues for several! days

suppose we will have school tomorrow 1 training at the Advanced Torpedo Technical Training Center here, :o work which after

?" School Newport R. L, it where it has since operated under { ncluded certain 4. The civilian who last Christ-

was very rough going. the direction of Lt. Cmdr. Held. 6c :lexical jobs for mas picked up two bluejackets.And .

"Chief, have we gotten everyone His destroyer ranged the Pacific Each two weeks a class of RJckenbacker.Betore I all the toys he had bought

out of the flat tops?" "Yes,, from Australia to the coastof 122 men are graduated from the long were in pieces when the mechanics

Mr. Moore as far as I know." Northern Russia, and played a school Upon graduation they re- Warren was app went to work on the toy airplanes.

"Pardon me, Chief, Officer of the key part In so many of the big cehe the rate of SKVSc, If pre- preached by the I 5. The man who would gladly
Day, Lt. Moore speaking. "Bill, the sea battles that Williams has a lously unrated, and receive the flyer "Would Continued on Page Twelvehe

last word we had was that the full chest full of fruit salad and bronze. Atiatton Storekeeper rate In the you like to go

force of the hurricane would be After the Aleutians were secured same' pay grade of whatever rate up for a short hesitated to turn him down.

felt around 1700." Williams was switched from destroyer they held before, If rated. Trainee hop Warren i Warren had the thrill of his Me

"Mr. Moore, you are wanted on duty to aviation torpedo are coming to school from I ,?? was not sure at : and from then on was "Johnny on
the other phone." "Lt. Moore Of- work aboard one of the escort car- Fleet and Shore billets and I C. L. \\arren first but in view the spot" whenever he had a chanceto

fleer of. the Day there is nothing; riers which provided air cover for Clans "A" Storekeeper. School'. I of his admiration for Rickenbacker ride.
itn1 I>, .from. ... the .
that I can do about it, you will our amphibious forces from the Of the t<...-.. ... are sent ----- ----------

have to arrange your own trans- Gilberts landings through to Hol- first-mentkoaeet source, and 100 Automatic Saluter '
moved from the primary
are up
jx'Irta tlon. landia. .
school. ,
"Matthews, could I have another When the student officers at the storekeeper Aviation
"old time"
cup of coffee?" ",Mr, Moore Mr. AOO School get the word on torpedoes Many of the to the school 7MUNSitSTTERN
Storekeepers coming
Jticheson is on the phone. "Hello from Williams they get it
the Fleet are learning far
from
Jke, when did get back ?
you from a man who's learned about -
more than they expected. Upon tcrwta
"Who took the jeep?
them the hard way. completion of the course, they return : ': '.. ..
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to their original commands, s' .
"Bill, will you pass the word to .. .. .. -
the barracks that we are giving Warplanes UsedIn taking with them a healthier out- .. _.:..
look all aviation supply problEms ..
away ice cream and if the Master on -,
at Arms will send over some one Instruction and a much better supply of J

each barracks can have five gal Continued From Page Ten "tools" with which to perform ruNQtY
lons." their duties. They lEavEhere witha WHIZ t
reminiscing of a sunset over Sa-
"What's Mr. Patterson are thorough understanding of the !
up, the excitement of a Jap ye I
moa
we closing up shop?" "No, but Aviation Mech's language know Kj 1n ,
bomber shot down while on a
with the power off we can't keepit to the Fijis, or of the time flight how to use the various catalogs,
McCants, can you and know the identification and E '
very long. R ,
they carried as a passenger a high )
rover up the tanks and jeeps in ranking officer responsible for a nomenclature of aeronautical. j
the Merchandise Store and Roun- parts.
These experiences -
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campaign.
the major the school was opened in We-a6
tree, what about the flour in have left their mark on thelive When
Lt. Cmdr. Held had en
Storeroom? Alameda
all late models, that
"Mr. Fuller, it is fairly dry in planes incident has rendered unfit his staff Chief Pay Clerk J. H. ft

the Storeroom but the shoes in the some for combat but still young enoughto Verdier, Acting Pay Clerk E. J.

Cobbler Shop are about ready to fight the war by proxy Beffalo. Aviation Chief Machinist
float away." Mates R. A. Hansen and W. T. a

Marks, Aviation Chief Storekeepers -
But it is Lt. Orem!
"Hey, Mac, where do you think over his ears. W. \V. Webster and F. C. Barton ,PN .

you're going, coming:: in here without Yeoman R. A. Clark. F. J
your shoes?" "That's the latest Now that it is over and we came Heurich, and E. B. Kelly, and ,
through in good shape, we can look L
uniform of the day-no shoes, side of Seaman V. E. Stocking.
back and see the musing
and a towel around your waist. last When the school was transferred -
that happened
Only catch Is-you gotta dry your many things However to NATTC, Jacksonville, Lt.
and Thursday.
feet before you go into a bar- Wednesday it Weaver Meadows became a member -
in fairness to everyone
racks." offi- of the staff. He had been in.terested N N
should be said that all hands, ,:' -
turnedto and helpful at Alameda
"Say, Mate, mind if I get a cers and enlisted personnel is evidenced while serving RII! assistant to the
style as
in true Navy !!
cuppa hot coffee? I'll get a cup the Acting Commanding supply officer at the NAS. Pay Ja'il'i

and help myself. Nothing like some Officer's'by statement in the "morn- Clerks Verdier and Beffalo have .

hot coffee after all that cold wind orders.( been largely responsible for the i "
and rain-hot coffee, black with ing o resent course which has been developed -

plenty of sugar. Sugar's in this "The Acting Commanding and thank Offi- and enlarged from that Radio transmitter! sends signal When it hits metal eagle (A) on ,
commend
pan, I guess! Now for a good deep cer desires to during originated at Alameda, and were officer's\ hat signal Is reflected back At six, paces from officer

swallow My God" That's salt in the officers hurricane and men of on 19 duty October- given a great:: deal of help by the the receiver antenna (R), picks up signal Signal is amplified by;

the !sugar! pan! the for their conscientious and four chief petty officers and the radio receiver which turns on relay (t,') which closes switch! (D),

1944, The yeomen attached to the school. which starts motor (E). Motor turn, sprockets' (F OX which winds
"Yes, Sir, I'd like to have special efficient adherence to Officer duty.wishes The staff is still intact exceptfor III) chains (II & 1)). Chains pull) hand up to forehead for salutes

liberty. You see the house I live Acting:: Commanding in particular the Chief Barton, who has receivedan Finger touches' switch (.1)), turns off relay (C) which stops motor,
in isn't' very substantial and I'd to commend of honorable discharge after over so hand won't be driven through the head Sprockets are locked by
Lieutenant and the men
like to secure my wife. First Mobile Repair Party and Ci- 30 years' service. dutch (Jo. Chain on leg (L) pull arm (Rl), each step allowing

his Crew the Mess Currently, the Aviation Store- sprocket (N) to move one tog each pace otter 8th pace number 8 .
"Great Scott! That may be a vilian Maintenance and men, and the keeper School is undergoing further cog trip clutch lever ((1'), releases clutch (K). Arm antomatlcallyj
hurricane outfit-but surely Itbn't Hall Officer Commissary expansion in the training falls to side after 8 paces. The inventor of this handy contraption
Chief
Officer -
Lt. Orem going into the BOQin Commissary and A morel storeroom for Is It. Shaw, ART2c, who submitted It to the NATTC Section,
course.
and Men
that kind of regalia-dungarees, !! Stewards Jajt Air News e,
Intensive! practical ex-
poncho and white hat pulled down Marine Cooks conducting t

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a p:ttlammmmmmmmmmmammmmtaisp MAD. f NATTC Football "Lucky Bag"Here Wildcats-Marines Tangle Today; I

t .
Ramblings i Salts-Radios Battle On Friday
Is the official football "Lucky Bag" contest blank.
CHECK SELECTIONS IN ALL, GAMES AND FILL IN SCORES
gamamclotaomollancloaaaac'miBy IN FIRST THREE GAMES.: Place blanks In "Lucky Bag" boxes AEM's conference leadin '

Bill Wilson before noon Saturday. Boxes are at Ship's Service, auditorium, I Non-Swimmers Wildcats, who defeated the r.1. J
From Maraga Hill in San Fran- gymnasium and Public Relations Office.
cisco came one of "Slip" Madi- A. D. Raiders, 7 to 6, in an

gan'a and Red Straider's great Saturday, October 28th I Learn How Under early season game, go after
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linemen of St. Marys College to __ N. C. NAVY STATION FLIERS their third win of the season

pass from on these the two knowledge great football he gained men- NAVY PENN t A TIC Program and their second over M. A. D.

tors to the Marine Raiders at NOTRE DAME ILLINOIS when they engage the Marinesat
NATTC. 1715 today at the NATTC
t I -But don't go near the water"and
This western gent is Sgt. P. A. ARMY DUKE apparently quite a few of us football field.
Bellani, who comes from a little GREAT LAKES'ISCONSIN have taken that
suggestion seri- In the other
I burg called Los Banos, just a stone ously. grid attraction of
PURDUE MICHIGAN the week, scheduled tomorrow
throw from San Francisco.
According to Lt. (Jg) A. J.
Pete traveled with St. Marys OKLAHOMA TEX. CHRISTIAN Ship's Company's salty Salts will
Stefani, In charge of swimming Instruction seek to
football team from 1939 to 41, duplicate their Initial triumph
L. S. U. GEORGIA at NATTC aproxlmately over the ARM-AOM Radio-
playing the strongest teams in the
l three out of every 10 students reporting -
United States, such as Fordham, FLORIDA MARYLAND aboard are unable to swim. waves
Duke and the University of California WASHINGTON Well, being in the Navy that Just Last week's encounters were
CALIFORNIA
"Slip" Madigan related at isn't as It should be and whatever "hurricaned" out. The two games,
one time his football team was the DARTMOUTH BROWN excuses these men give just don'tgo M.A.D. vs. Ship's Company and
only one to study geography by MISSISSIPPI here. Schools vs. AEM, will be playedat
visiting the place. Pete said, "Be- ARKANSAS The recent achievement of Lt. the tag end of the season' here,
--f I fore I traveled with Madigan on INDIANA IOWA Stefani and his able staff is in- late in November.

his football team. I thought the SO. METHODIST TULANE dicative of the fine work this department The AEM-Marine contest today
i soils of different' states of should be a '
: were is doing in fitting the humdinger with th -Ir
e( different colors like they are on TEXAS.RICE students for sea duty and combat Wildcats eager to maintain thei .,
; J' maps." Signed (print) swimming. In the graduating undefeated record. and the Marines
.:. classes for last month there was determined to avenge the previous
Barracks Billet not a single non-swimmer, whereas one-point defeat. A win for the
1c-I when these men first reported Marines would put them in the
,fib to NATTC there were 185 men In I. top spot in the NATTC conference
CONTEST RULES the group who could not swim. I. The Raiders have won twice

I II Contest I I. open to enlisted personnel at NATTC, exclusively This was the first month in the against one defeat and have scored
history of NATTC that this perfect 25 points to se"en for its opponents -

r rI 2-All selections must be made on the official "Lucky Bag" record was achieved althoughthe AEM, boasting two wins
I I # blank appearing In the NATTC Section of the Jax Air Sews each trend has been definitely favorable without a defeat, has tallied 31
f. week. Blanks must be marked neatly and legibly. for some time. For instance points while yielding but six.
3-Entries must be placed In "Lucky Hag" boxes: before noon in August there were only The Ship's Company Radio-
each Saturday. Boxes: are located at Ship's" Service, the audi- 14 men In the graduating classes waves duel also should be a hot
torium, the gymnasium, and the Public Relations Office, Room who could not swim while there contest. The Salts narrowly won
I were 88 men originally in this
138, Bldg. 500 annex.4Contestants the frist meeting between the two
[ must check selections in all 15 and must group who had not acquired the
games
clubs, 13 to 7, and both teams
predict scores for first three games. In case of ties, winners will Weissmuller habit.
I'I This good showing of late is have shown considerable Improve-
be determined by the most correct scores in the three games
probably due in no small degree to ment since then. The Salts havea
5-Tie games count as a loss unless" the contestant picks the
the fact that the ability to swim one-and-one record while ARM-
game as a tie. Winners will be published In the Air Ness Opinionof
I., f'''''''''' the judges Is final. l"rl1.ts111 be Issued In the War Bond has been definitely established as AOM has lost all of its three
i one of the most important phases games. However, the Radiowaveslast
the other Office in Bldg. 500 annex upon publication of the names: of win
Pete gave us a recap ners. Only one entry is allowed for each contestant! f of physical training and non swimmers two losses were by one touch-
knockedout
day of the time he was
6 will l awarded at NATTC are not :given: the down margins.
-Eight prizes >e weekly. First! prize-$'JS War
for three hours while playingat Bond. Second-$10 In War Stamps. Third-$5 In War Stamps I opportunity to participate In other AEM lost Its coach last week
St. Marys and couldn't recog- Fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and f'lghlh-$3.25 each In War II athletic activities until they are when Chief K. E. Miller was detached -
nize anyone for two weeks. Pete Stamps able to pass the prescribed tests but Tuk Baxley, Sp(A)Ie.
said, "One of my roommates had Contest sponsored' bythe' NATTC Welfare Department. GET I as set for the men in Naval avi- who was assisting Miller, has taken -
to take me to classes and practically YOUR ENTRY IN NOW I ation. over the helm. Baxl. y engagedin
i. put me to bed at nights till Officers as well as enlisted men two years of semi-pro ball after
,)( I finally snapped out of my daze." .1- present the problem of swimming playing at Auburn. Assisting Bax-

This husky, good looKing Marine Week-End Grid Menu L W. Wilson S2cIs instruction, but Lt. Stefani and his ley will be Robert Reynolds. Sp
Joined the Corps in 1912 and staff report equally good results (A)3c. of Endicott N. Y. Reynolds
got his boot training in San Di- Today, 1715, AEM: vs. Ma First Winner with the officers. coached at Waverly (N. Y.) High
ego, where he played a year for rines. -\:J,-i after engaging in sports at Cooks
1715, An (-.\o's.: I
the San Diego Marines. Pete tips Friday
', BIO TOM: REPEATS Academy at Montour Falls N. Y.
the scales at 200 pounds and is a Co. In Grid ContestL. -":!.
MAINSIOE "Once a time there was an
shade over six feet. He loves work- upon
ing out with his team and hopesto Saturday, 1530: All-Station W. Wilson, S2c. Radio School Irishman" ; now there's millions of We're Going Your
Flierss.. North Carolina Prc- them.
go back to college after the war student residing in Bks. 1, turnedin Way Too Friend
and become a football coach. Flight at Mason Field the best card of the 155 entriesin So said Big Tom Roland, SpS( ) ,
Pete is a married man of three IN TOWN the NATTC Football Lucky Bag 2c, of TTX Division, when he received Continued From Page Eleven
2000, Landon \s.! Jefferson -
months and says it agrees with Friday Contest last week and thus became word his second son had pick you up-but he's only going:
him very much. His wife is Wave High of Tampa at Jacksonville the first prognosticator to been born on October 15. The latest to the next town and you have a
4 j S2c::! Dorothy Boykin of this base. Municipal Stadium hit the $25 War Bond jackpot in Roland is a fine figure of a lad- better chance for a long ride where
Saturday, 2000, Robert E. Lee
I Her home is in Snead, Fla. Pete the contest, which will continue die weighing eight and a half you are.
outranks his wife, so he is boss High vs. Boys Stadium.High of Atlantaat I weekly through the current. grid pounds on arrival. Papa Tom left Sure, a sailor, serving his coun-
of the family. He says it may not Municipal season. on leave for Washington, D. C.. try merits a "break." But the fact

./I be for long because he saw his wife I The figure eight was prominentin last Monday to see Mrs. Roland that he accepts someone's hospi
f trying on some civilian clothes in NATTC GRID STANDINGS last week's contest. Eight men and the two boys. tality involves a definite obliga-
: a downtown dress shop. He figures Pts. Pts. topped the field eah having eight -':,-- tion on his part. That obligation is
; It's a sure sign the war is Tt'amW.. L. Scored AU'd winners, and each will share in InvestigationSAIPAN two-fold. It's an obligation to act

4} nearly over. AEM M. A. D. :2 2 0 1 25.31 7Shlp' 6 the eight prizes. Three of the 15: Marianas Islands. like a gentleman and to protect
Co. 1 1 13 20 games on the card ended in ties. American Naval aviators never someone else's property. And mostof
SuperServiceRAYMONDVILLE ARM-AOM 0 3 7 43 The predicted scores in the first will be guilty of overstatement if all. it's an obligation to his

J' Mo. Mar- trutl7uCAt:-COUtR"I: three games were used to deter- they're all like one pilot whose shipmates. The driver who picksup
garet Mae Morgan of Los Angeleswas Name-Team TD. PAT Tot. mine the winners, and Wilson, who message to his mother carrier was a sailor today and finds him
engaged to a sailor, married Thrash R. Coulter.ARMMcFadden. AEM 1 3 .1. 18 1 predicted the most correct scores, picked up by Marines monitoringradio pleasant and considerate Is the I
to a soldier, honeymooned with a AEM 1 1 1 garnered the War Bond first prize. during the early stages of driver who will pick up that sail
civilian and now is living with a Brown, M. A. D. 1 1 1 Second was R. M. McKinley, the Saipan campaign. or's pal tomorrow.
I Coast Guardsman. It all adds up Potter ACMScarpclll.. M.A.D. 1 1.., 6 S2c, also of Bks. I, who will receive First the Leatherneck radiomen -':,
to Bill Hamlett. She became en- Curran M.A.D. 1.". 6 $10 in war stamps. J. D. heard a carrier direct the pilot to a Farragut Idaho.-Puzzled per-
gaged to Bill when he was in the Rager. SCMcGowan.. 1 ,.. 6 Hooker, ARMSc, and G. E. McDonald certain Salpan sector to "Investi- sonnel in one office at Fanagut
Navy, but his hitch expired and Tosllne. M.A.D.SC 1.1. 6 6 ARMSc, tied for third, gate anti-aircraft fire reported Naval Training Center did some
he was drafted into the Army. Just Blakeley, SC 1 1 each naming eight winners and coming from a farm-house." investigating after a dignified examining
before being released from the coming up with identical scores, A few moments later came the officer wrote "NUTS" In
Army, they were married, and BUY, BUY WAR BONDSOR and they will split the third and calm casual reply: his report of their office.
went on a honeymoon as soon as fourth prizes which are $5 and "Have investigated antiaircraftfire. They found the Initials stood
he was out. He later enlisted in $3.23: in War Stamps. Am hailing out." for "Not Up To Standard"
the Guard. BYE, BYE FREEDOM I Winners, fifth
Coast through eighth -
each of whom will receive $3.25 in I Hand-T -Hand Combat ;
Training
Hurricane Is Over War Stamps, were R. D. Dame .
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S2c, of Bks. 3; Charles Dedmon. .- -
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; a t, C. Harden, Music, of Bks. 11. ... .. '
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r- .:.-:: : ', : ,: calling Bldg. :500 at annex.the War Bond Office in > f G" ," .'4', ) .
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A launching ceremony of drink : .
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.. ,. ing a toast from a silver cup. .l' ...
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our present-day custom of christen- sprI' .
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';,4 bottle at the bow of a new ship. ,,1&.',:' It' ".,'"" I ,,1 ... ;.!
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so a story goes once a spon- .
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and the bottle struck a spectator : !
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{" who sued the British admiralty for %1

t\ ; damages. After that the bottle :..t' .
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'f'. "1: of her rare visits to a neighboringtown Students, aircrew>"man recruits, and members of hll"4' Company

'ir .OJ .' :) she saw a sailor. Trembling all receive training: in luuid-to-liaiiil combat through their physical
.. ,, with excitement, she inquired If he training classes. A week's, work is devoted to the course, providingmen
Now that the big Mow has parsed, exquisite' Evelyn Kejcw poses! knew her boy. with the fundamentals: : of ilefenlte combat. The first day, 3...
prettily on HIP beach. In addition to gracing the pages of the Jav "Well, what ship Is he on?" shown above, is! given over to tU"lumlnr.- of clubs. Those teaching: I
Air News, little Eve: will h-jaut'.fy the NATTC auditorium !screen ""1\at ship?" exclaimed: the old the course Include N. S. lJan.'iI."I'h' IIA( ) ; B. Klrkpatrlck, Sil\( )Ie;
Tuesday: night In the comedy mystery.! ":>trange Affair" !lady "Are there two!" Bud RoosftASe, and II. Teetsel, SpA)1r.( I

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