Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 28, 1944
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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.22, No. 41 28 December, 1944' '

An Activity of the NavaZ Air Operational Training Command

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:": !JJap/Jc 11ew Yea,' First All-Marine Squadron In

INI v. W* R-441 History of This Station Is

Given MF-OTU DesignationCapt.

Regan Presents Colors To New

Unit's CO Lt. Col. WeissenbergerFlying
'.. Marines of this station, who heretofore have been

; component parts of the training program here, were set up

a r *' in their own all-Marine operational training squadron at a

w colorful ceremony last Friday afternoon. The squadron,

+ e. known as MF-OTU, is the first to be composed entirely of

I Marines. In the past Navy and Marine pilots were trained

1* 4 jointly.Lt. Cot Gregory Weissenberger, who is J the; former
I skipper of the "Hellhawks

rcr News ReviewOf Marine fighting Squadron

213, which flew from Guadal-
'J"9; canal and Bougainville, is the

I The Year new commanding officer of

4i the squadron. Col.! Weissen

For StationBy berger dent Marine will be fighter in charge pilots of all going stu

K through this station, and will have ;
Charlie Barnett Ylo
i i supervision over their training.
The year 1944, which was her- Organization of the new squad.
r,a alded as "the year of decision"and ron was begun 1 Septemberwhen
the "year of victory" by the Marine Personnel took

I.,. commentators, news analysts, and over the facilities of Navy fighter
editorial writers some 12 months squadron \F-4. The new
back, has not quite measured up squadron has been designated as
( '' to those ends as all concerned are Mr-OTU.
f p ... ,. well The unbridled opti-
: aware. Capt. Herbert E. Regan, station
9j mism and unshakable faith In the
commanding officer, presented the
strength of the United States and unit's
new regimental colors to
our Allies has given way to con- ..
\Veissenberger at the cere-
cern in view of the recent German which featured
t mony a parade review
and has served to sober
drive, of the entire squadron complement -
the more optimistic. Weissenberger holds
j M' d Some twelve months ago, the the Distinguished Flying Cross for
world was speculating anxiouslyon

the date of the invasion and I Pictures On 7 I'l
marking time until the Big Push Page l

Christmas Aboard Station Is Made started which all agreed would
mark the beginning of the end shooting down a Jap plane while
Last January, Admiral King voiced making a crash landing as a resultof
the optimistic hope of "Peace by damage received in an earlier
I MerrY By Hit Entertainment Show Christmas" and General Eisenhower battle with an enemy plane

I called it. "The year of decision" Assisting Col Weissenbergerwill
By Arthur Greene Y2c Christmas has come and gone, be a staff of veteran combat
and 191 H on tottering legs; flyers, including Capt. Kenneth
Christmas has come and gone, but to those fellows who spent their holiday weekend ;vet neither has materialized. The Walsh holder of the Congressional -
here the memory will linger on. Dig Job Is still unfinished Here Medal of Honor and one of the
Without question, this Christmas was one of the most pleasant for those who were at NAS, and elsewhere', we're on top Marine aces with 20 Jap planesto

not able to get home for the holiday since the commissioning of the station. And the Jax the doorstep of another war year of his credit. Other members of
the Instructional
and as at the commencement staff hold a totalof
'Air News would be derelict in its duty to its readers if it were to let the whole thing pass 19H, are still determined to go more than 50 decorations In.

.without a few words on the holiday program. all out. eluding two Navy Crosses. 15
Undoubtedly, the highlight on the entertainment calendar was the Christmas Smoker The year 1944 at NAS Jackson- DFC's and 30 Air Medals. Major

: t. so capably emceed by our own Billy Reed. Done with a professional touch, and comparable ville was what might be termed a"typical' John P. McMahon. a former mem.
year. Aside from the ber of the "Hellhawks" in the
i. to the best on Broadway, the arrival of Capt. Herbert E. Regan South Pacific campaign, will serveas

smoker was a smash hit. Post- There Will Be A Santa and the departure of Capt. Arthur Col Weissenberger executive
performance comment could Always Gavin and Capt. WV, Smith officer

be summed up in the words, Continued on Page Two BOLD
r: "the best show ever put on at Among those witnessing the cer-
I emony as reviewing officers were
NAS Jacksonville. 2-Year Men May Comdr. John Raby station execu-
Breezy, well paced, and tive officer; Cot. Martin J. Kelle-

packed with music, dancing, i her, commanding officer of the
'Til March
and humor the smoker Stay Naval Air Station Barracks, and
Lt. William
Col T. Evans, head
first rate entertainment from startto z 4 Enlisted men who will have of the Marine Detachment at
finish. The Commandant's Band .. served two years ashore by 31 NATTC
under the direction of Chief Musician e December and who under the ---
Phil Bennett was in top form. Two-Year Shore Duty Survey
Belita simply left everyone breathless irM would have been transferred Immediately Chief Nurse
Professor Backwards had .- after that date to sea
.' 'em rolling In the aisles. Lippin- have been given an extension until -
I cott with his feats of magic drew +11 31 March 1915, according to [
showers of applause. But nothing o + Personnel Officer's Memorandum .
----------- No 53-44 dated 23 December. L .'It .
The extension does not mean > '
Pictures On Page 3 ,
that men affected by the survey L ,
r will not be shipped out prior to : t tt
got the crowds howling like the I 31 March 1915, but those men who
wrestling bout between Nick Car. have not been interchanged with
ter and the Mysterious Mr. X. :>r yDon't I personnel from the fleet by 31
Vicious, gory, and brutal the bout I December will not summarily be t 7
was something to remember for a transferred to general detail FFTto
long time to come. the nearest receiving ship How-
Nothing however, amazed the ever, unless Interchanged with the
audienee as much as Billy Reed's'' fleet or otherwise replaced prior ;;
antics Making full use of his versatile to 7n March 1915: enlisted personnel I ".
talents Reed was the real covered by the survey who
hit of the show lie not only kept still remain aboard will be transferred i
the entertainment coming In high immediately after that date. .
gear, knitting the various performers -
into a smooth musical comedy. Beautiful] NAOTC .j
but his own offerings were of top; i I \
Folders On Sale t
quality. His skating act wa It' .-.-
lulu and his gags were Uintu'. .\n attractive NAOTC folder !
Hut there were other events m color 1 iq 1 now on sale at Ship's \ .. '
during! the week, ton On \\'etliKyulay St'i vice for 15 cents including
of the for t<, JA .BJi
,. 20 December om an envelope mailing .
i outstanding! bands of the land I The folder Is a pictorial magazine .
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Tony Pastor and his (crew played of the Command, featuring .. I
Lt. Comdr. Ethel Jean McCormick I.
for Dance that aircrewmen and pilots. It
a Ship' packed -
the Malaside Auditorium to anyone try telling theme youngsters that there t'a't| any is Ideal for sending home to the : (NC), USN above, has
Santa Glaus Hut for you oldttcrs it can be repealed that Old .Kris succeeded Lieutinnle Gibson .1'
family and
renditions of friends
capacity."llaklu''hoope Tony's('\," and "ItHDa Krlngk, flowing white heard notwithstanding, Is none other than : The folder wa produced by (NC). USN, as chief nurse at the
D. L. Carr. And what could be than
Chaplain more appropriate hospital} here. Miss McCormack
It, really brought the house I the NAOTC staff art department I
a chaplain keeping up the kldJks faith In St. Nick. .seenetJfThe has: boon a member of tine Navy
Continued on Page Five Annual Children's Christmas Party, MalnslJe Auditorium, Sunday. Nurse Corp since 1910.

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News Review WAVES Camouflage Barracks At Christmastime 1

Of' The Year .
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For Station

Continual) From Page One

respectively there were no 111<1.1' : 1kT'Ay
changes and the general patttii
followed' pretty closely the ruin t.t: i
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things' in 1943. Q '

The training program giaj'h: '
showed a steady line that

was Interrupted only by infrequent I
Inclement weather dozens of fly-
err who earned' decorations in th. w

Pacific returned' to be honor' : tC : .
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and there was a constant buy./- < ,

activity in every phase of th. -,-
program here. f
Three' war bond quotas w "
oversubscribed Community Oh. -
Navy Relief and Red Cross di\; ,

got good response all phas s F .
athletics were well supported at r,. .1
Borne' of the biggest names' in tilt

ports and entertainment w<>u>. I -
appeared here during the' year.

Some of the highlights of th.
past 12 months in chronolopuMiOrder : {I

are as follows\ :

In January it was annoum. .: P K- r
that total war bond sales to Motion 1

personnel in 1943 topped t th. + t -w
three million dollar mark by more. s t
than 11,000 dollar The Hit' i .! t

tcpped! even that lofty figure.A ,'. A + t 0y
drive to recruit Navy wivesJ .4.

r frtatlon jobi pot umlervvav.which !
wa followed later in the a
)rar by an al-) iut drive for ci ix-
Ulan personnel. In February.
('.imlr., Sampel (i. 1\1I1'hf'1I re-
l,ls.cd ('cm11Ir.'IllIam (). Ilunhan
H'lnmanding officer at ('..c.JI

Field.In .

the' same! month the Na\ .. ; r.t .

Air Technical Training l Center .
ebrated its third birthday tl.t

Navy relief drive pot: under, .. \
and the announcement was ire'." a
that 86 percent of naval pers. .1? AT
had subscribed to the allot 111' i
campaign. The five cent movie : < b f r
was wiped out and a rigid MI: -.1 "
was put into effect. The fiu'.u
which specified that all stet/" I'I
personnel must be off the stn-< I j

of Jacksonville before midnigli1, .
lasted only a few days

Late In February Marine

Copt. lif'nn..th81..h, Hrookl.v' n,
Mho wa awarded the Congres. In ((WtiflOH: < i I rated it unpes the \\ A\ ES! an? entertaindav.. t then J'.uiliiir.v: : ">}'I"I.> on \\\'dnt'od"< \ Buildings 713 and "20jig

fcinnal Medal of Honor arrived each (other t this week \\ith a .-eriesof Open} House:; eve- "lil! emerijun\ trinight t < > and Jiiiildiiijr: Tit t tomorrow. The pic-

here, assigned as a fighter pilot lures 1IJst't; tit} \ ,riot} 01 1 deroralion.s( \ in the different-jlar-.
intnictnr Commander .John ninR-s. Refreshments, :: are\ served, with thef.AA's in charge, } .
F. Kaby was awarded the Distinguished nicks and .JX.I, not !shown here, I is represented twoand
all WA YESI'e invited. Building 722 was first on oat
Fl.vlnp Cross.In Beamen in the'W \ ear ])k.turc on the f page.
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March the big event of the --
year, from a social standpoint' ed men's recreation center fit I : 51.755 -- -- Patients At Naval Hospitalises

was the appearance of comedian Seaplane Point. I ShipstiV'ASHINGTON
Bob Hope and his troupe. Hope.Frances I On November:, 28, Capt. Regan j s

Langford. Jerry Colonna succeeded Capt. Smith as commanding iCNS)-The Plenty Christmas CheerPatients
and Vera Vague made a four-star concf'rttdI I lr. S. Fleet now totals 3,100.000
officer. A
hit. The' Air News which carried men and 51,155 ships according in the I' S. Naval ) -- -
many pictures of Hope and his all-out drive for civilian workerswas to Navy Secretary James! Hospital here were not forgotten by tbe American legion/. to enable

gang, was pressed! with an unprecedented launched The national i Forrestal. A total rf 1.655: of in plans for the celebration of the patients to make longdistiuice -
demand for souvenir the ships are combat vessels 1 )phone call.. to their home
election got everybody a bit f'Xcltt'cl. Christmas holidays, and with the ,
I I while 475.000 of the men are1 I The money wan.. turn.-<. l turned
copies. Rfd Cross playing: the role of
The "champ one FDR.
over t4i the Ked Cross, and the>
One of the most significant developments marines and 169,000 ale coastguardsmen. Santa merriment was the order of
held his title. | workers assisted" the (Bath to in
of the year took place the day.
December' the third 1 making the ('nll..,
In war '--- -
In March when 150 aircrewmenwere | During the entire month of December
bond drive of, the tear saw the : A Christmas tea was held' in the
awarded wings" at an impressive the Red Cross
Book Relates
:Station; again goer_> the top, New 'I Recreation Hall on the afternoon
They were the Christ-
ceremony. the with assorted
million! patients of the 24th. |
scaling Its half quota, I Mrs.. O'Malley and
first aircrewmen to have the privilege ,' with much to spare The NewDependents Exploits of Top > mas wrapping materials AS well as Mrs. Jonathan Yeikea pomt of wearing the coveted wings. of Christmas
an ample supply
of the ho'' italwa
() I'tilt ']> coffee and tea, with Mrs Marguerite -
Lieut. Edward P. GIlligan was December 11 greeting: cards. The recreation Sibil Walker
opened. on Aces HereA Rceder.' Airs -
named director of the physical Navy
sports staff assisted by volunteers, hada
A Kaleidoscopic' serifs of entert.Wnments Mrs. Louise Frampton. and l
training program Four busy time wrapping gifts, as' did
during the lx>liH Mrs. Mary Lou Hillcrece., members -
teen members of the "Black Cat"aquadron new book including many of John
Mrs. J. O'Malley. wife of the
was announced. a station directive of the canteen service oath r
arrived here The stalc-d that 10 per cent the combat exploits of Comdr. I hospital's commanding (,Uher.I the direction! of Mrs Lorirmr
J&x Air News celebrated its first of personnel from em li division Michael P. "Seabags"! Bagdanovich 1 Lights: and decorations for the Butch (chairman assisting. Prescn-

anniversary. would' be ixrmitctd 1 to take holiday commanding officer of the trees in the wards Recreation Hall I! tuition of a new piano given by the
In April. Mayport was' opened leave. Cecil! Field Naval Auxiliary Air and in some of the quiet rooms, I' Palatka Elks Club was made by

with appropriate ceremonies Dining the year manv famous were dictributed by the' staff' the Mrs, C, D. Towers'!, chairman r.f
Comdr. Robert R. Johnston, then personalities appeared here. BcbHope Station and Comdr. Sam L Silber week before Christmas! and a com- the Camp and Hospital committ

executive officer of this station! and Co., unquestionablymade former head of the NAOTC I rnittee selected' by Captain O'Mal- of the Duval County Chart
commissioned the new station the biggest hit. Others of instructors' school and now training ley visited all the wards on Christ American Red Cross. Christmas
M P. Merritt was mas eve to judge the test-deco ,
Lt. Comdr. ,
repute to show on the station officer of NAS Deland, has carols were sung by Serge' Br if>" -
placed in charge., NAOTC rated trees. The prizes fruitcakes 'I1I1t'mhlt :
mid his
were ork leader Will Osborne! and off the of Dodd sky ( ....,
marked its second anniversary on Just come presets were awarded by Captain I
band singers Florence Kirk find ,.,
April 2. On April 28 Secretary Connie Haines of Tommy Dor- Mead and Co., publishers.The ; O'Malley to Wan) D-l, A-3.: and
of the Navy Frank Knox sey's band. Tony Pastor and band. I book .is entitled "llellditer C-3. first, second' and third plH! r-

succumted. He was succeeded Jack Teagarden D'Artega and all Squadron" and was" written by | winners respectively. Honorable
James F. Forrestal.On mention went to Wards! A-10. Bland 1Vc
by girl ork. Ed "StrAn lE'l" Lewis' aviation author Hubert ()Jd", ". Lt. ,
July 1. the Municipal No 1 five times I world's wrestling William A. Hamilton Jr., ATI C.4.Every. (.
station was commissioned in a champ and Bale Sharkey. present -I officer for "squadron MF-OTI; patient in the hospital w
brief' ceremony, with Admiral Mc- title-holder, heavyweight boxer here until f'a... detached. last, rl'f'lvElarge stockings fillet! with
Fall and Capt. Smith officiating Lou Nova, golfer Gene Sara- week to rejoin a combat unit fruit nuts, candy a deck of playcikaretts-
Comdr. C. F. Nieberle was placed Zen Yankee ball player Charlie assisted in th preparation. of the ing arbook a package;: of ;:
In charge In August; open air I Keller, ex-batting champ Lw l ook. and of matches.' f.y.r '
movie made their debut at Mason' Small potted plants and wreaths f a
Fonseca. and Johnny Pesky
Field. Commander Raby sue- met Boston Red Sox .) !!fClr-1) The Helldiver squadron about VB- donated by the Jacksonville, Garden 'r-
I which the book: is written is! Club, were distributed to all
Johnson I
ceeded Captain as executive One of the most interesting:: 17, the first unit to go': into combat I wards and quiet rooms.

officer.In hurricane developments was I the marriage of equipped with SB2C'e. It went to There were other gifts. for the
September, warnings ,
got ever) body In a dither movie star Gail Patrick and Lieut. I sea aboard an Essex'! class carrier I patients, too. Wrapped presentsobtained -
Arnold White here and in the of
and all aorta of precautionary participated conquest through:: the Camp and
measure,. were taken to effect It is of interest that the Ftaua-i Tarawa, Eniwetok: and Kwajalein, I Hospital Council were di.wtribtitcd I
the possible effect .,f the antlt'lr'Sft11 !- ticians figured NAS pt"t the big raids on Truk and Rabaul. : to all. Representatives. from thc 4, t
blow but fortunately, lire. consumed: mote than five million I and the preliminary strikes. on American Legion handed out Rift: a
JUg \Vlml "sidestepped NAN f f4' < ekes during 1844 at NAS. ; Saipan Guam and Tinian in the on Christmas morning: with thc
the relief of all. Only heavy And. cigarettes? Well you Marianas. I assistance of the Red Cross staff!
rain and light wind' hit here. count 'em Comdr. BIIJdfl;: {.vil-h. a,? commander I On the Thursday before Christmas Kns.; Bruce !Smith .is wearing
In October ('..mdr Michael P II Jil----- (If the air group: <>f which I homemade layer cakes'! given:: aviation greens now an a student

Bagdanovich took over A* C. O. VB-17 was a part is discussed at by the Duval County Canning: Center pilot at Ix..r Field!, but he won .
at Cecil 'Field succeeding Comdr Going My Way ? length: in the book. Comdr. Silber were (ut at informal gatherIngs fame before the war In the uniform -

Mitchell. Navy Day October I If you're heading for Pan Francisco and hie Hellfat fighter squadron in all wards.) The previous r of Minnesota and Michigan
27 was celebrated with soon Lt. W. D. Shepherd' is VF-18 are Include because they day reprtt-entatives horn the Sal- football team! Smith was! an
ate ceremonies. just the man youic looking foi provided the fighter cover for tht vation A i my brought: 750 boxesof ,\II.A Innlt'an halfback. Since:
and Admiral M.'Fall) approprl-I He leaves by car for 'Friscr. :1C Helldivei Mjuadion about which fruit candy, and nuts' for the joining the Navy M a sailor, the
. The "Anchorage" December and has!! morn for two the'book 11- written, Lt Hamilton! patients grid ace; starred for Great Lake'
after a long debate on passengers Contact Lt Shepherd: W8a.orjf of. thf 1w ACI office ififitllit' I One <>f ll meat \'!>t.I...>ui4- gilt In '42 and for LXI.Monte 1 1'refHght
tion, of n name for thf new f'n1l,1- '' ftt Ext (M.r:> f.i M the Senior DOQ ) t<. VB-17. i'f all war a sum of |HM givm In '43.

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:. f\W TOOo1y-'rt.'flotiing, 55c. : and Beaver Street, AdmKMon, "M-rvlce )personnel h'Pr ini ijtt

Editorial Offices Cabaret Dance and Floor Show", NCCS Vklorjetls VSO, Church Vi fromStotiotIl '
Public Relations Office\<< Room 221 and New nan Streets, 20002300. "Neuxs ellS
Station Movie-"TI1KEK IS A FAMILY," Martha KejnohK
Administration Annex, Bldg. 954 Fri'-Free movies USO, Church and Newnan Streets 2080.

Telephone Extension 8542 Officers' Dance, "'rldayIu..lmlt: >, Senior Club, 645 Oak Street, -

The JAX AIR NEWS I I. published weekly at the U. S. 21002400.
Naval Air Station, Jacksonville. Florida, by the Public .kt'tbalJ-laln"lde Auditorium, \\A\KS Station team, 1)00! ; Nan
;) .ek dons Office at no expense to the government Copies Fliers \'''. 1'inelljM Army, 2000. >' Lieut. Donald F. Mullen, Chaplain, L'SNIC,
v are distributed five of charge at the Iavol Air Station Station Movie-"III BEAU1IFUL Martha Drlscoll.Saturday .
the Naval Air Technical Training Center the Headquarters Hand Main- Mind Your Own BusinessWe
of the Naval Air Operational Training Command Naval -New Year's Dancing<< Part), ,

Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs. Naval Auxiliary hide Auditorium, 2000. read in the Gospel that a
Air Station Cecil Field, the Naval Air Gunners' School Formal Dance, USO, Church and New nan Streets 2030. quee.
the U. S. Naval Hospital the Naval Auxiliary Air Station! Open House( and Informal Dancing I'artymt'rlcan Legion Home, tioned Christ as to what was necessary to gain
Municipal l No.1, and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station 221 \V. Church Street 2030. I eternal life. Our Lord summed it all up in two commandments -

Mayport. Station Movie-"SOMETHING TO SHOUT ,ABOUT" Don A met' he.Sundaj "Thou shall love the Lord thy God,"'

Rear Admiral ArfUrew C. McFall VSN: '-Cl'O Club-Member*' New Year's Party, 2030-0100.: i and "Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself." Then
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training Coffee and Doughnuts! USO'tt at 122 Porsjth, topside Blandihg Bus He proceeded to point out that everyone was our
I. neighbor. He gave examples of people who failed
Station Church and Newnan YMCA.: I
Captain Herbert E. Retcan, USN: ;
the unfortunate who had
Commanding Officer Buffet Supper, Jewish. Temple Ashley and Laura Streets, 1730.: I to show mercy to man fallena
JackKinvllle Naval Air Station Station ;\141'Ie-"II. RE COMES THE WAVES," thing Crosby, Betty victim to thieves. They simply passed by without
assisting him. Their fault consisted in omitting to
Captain Joseph B. Lynch USNR: : Mutton. I
Commanding Officer l\Iomla-Uance and Floor Show, USO, 311 \\'. Du\al Street, 2030., do what they should have done.
Naval Air Technical Training Center Station :Mo\le-"TOGETHER AGAIN," Irene Dunn, Charles Boyer.Tue | However, there is another way in which we may
offend against this law of loving our neighbor and
Captain John J, O'Mallly (MC), USN '*daUolnIaln: and Beaver Streets, 2000. \tlml""lon-.t'r\
Commanding Officer personnel 1. 28(,. : that is by doing too much, by being officious. Let u*
U. S. Naval Hospital a'kt'thall-\h.ln..lde: Auditorium, NAS Fllt'ffII.. Army Air, Orlando, explain As this second of the two greatest comi '
i includes "Thou shalt not kill." "Thoi
Colonel 1 Martin J, Kelleher. USMC (Ret.) 2000. ,
Commanding Officer Station Movie--"CAN'T HELP SINGING," Deanna Durbin. j shalt not steal," etc., could we not say for the S3
Marine' Barracks 'f'dnt'Mla-Rhumba and Conga Instruction and Informal Dance, of clarity and teaching that it also Includes, "Thou

Commander Edward-E Dolectk, USN USO. SllV.. Dmal Street 15)30. shalt mind thine own business." This has oftenbeen

Commanding Officer Station Mo\ e-"THE TUnE CABALLEKOS," Featurelengthalt termed the eleventh commandment, though
Naval Air Gurnets' school Disney production. i there is no such commandment to be found ex-

Commander Frank T. Corbin, USX I plicitly, it is implied in the love of our neighbors.
Commanding Officer I I We have all suffered to some extent from this
J4aral Auxiliary Alt station Green Cove Springs meddling in our affairs. No community or neighborhood .

Commander Michael P. Bagdanovlch, VSN I Divine Services I is complete without the presence of some
Commanding Officer -? body who is always attempting to run everybody
Naval Auxiliary All Station. Cecil Field : 'Isp's business And by the way, it is not always the

Commander Carl F. Nleberle, USN Birmingham Protestant Chapelt Avenue. Muitin Road and pi., .\eibial old-maid It would seem that no ago,
Commanding l: Officer no sex, no state of life appears to be entirely free
Naval Auxiliary Ah station, Municipal No. 1lieut. 0030 QTW-: --Training Holy Communion.Center Divine service trout this type of being We find plenty of men who

Comdr. M P. Merrltt, USNR (*WO-Sundav School (small chapel). i ate continually poking their noses into affairs In
Commanding Officer J045-Oeneral Divine service. whiih they have no legitimate concern In the final
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Ma>'port 1845-Vesper vice. analvsis., there is no doubt but as much harm is clone
Catholic Mantis Road sad
Unit. ('!(;1. William T, Evan USMC (Ret.) Birntlnitliam Avenue :m t this world by such meddling even amongst nations -
.' Commanding Officer tlt3Q-Mass, as well as individuals; as it done by neglectingthe
Marine Aviation Detachment C700) -Mass.C880 positive duties of love of our neighbor.
Mas .
: -Mass.* QUESTIONSTurn I On the other hand, we suffer not only from other
7ie JAX AIR NEWS receive Camp Newspaper'Service dsao I
material 1100-Mais. I people busying themselves with our affairs, we "uf1 .
,I ; without pe RepublicationCNS.: ? C\ Deppaartmento205 l lttf 1700-Mass. ( To Page 5 For Answers) !1! fer because we ourselves pay undue attention to

I fZnc1: St, N. Y, C.Season's Chrlttlan Science' Sertlcet' Muslin 1. There are two main cavitiesin their business. And of the two sources of injury,
oM 'Stead and Illrinlutliam Avenue "
1100 Small chapel. the human body the dorsal and : this latter is more important for us, mainly because

JtMitli Service: Small Chapel (Mus- the ventral. What does each con- it is within our control. If we really want to we ian
Greetings tin Road and Ulimlngnam Avenue). tain? correct it. We do not need anybody's help In this
1 (Sabbath) Service (Friday). 2. From which '
English king was effort.
()810-:Sjbbuth Service (Saturday). I
SEASON GREETINGS from the Presi- 17.40-Devotions (Tuesda) NAGS and the Magna Carta forced ? The time and effort that we give to bothering
Cecil Field.1710Devotiona. 3. Verdun, which fell to Amer- other people is worse than wasted, it is positively
dent of the James For-
Secretary Navy (Thursday) Green ican columns in their dash to the ; injurious. Our main business in life is to keep our
a restal, Admiral King, Admiral Nimitz, and Cove Springs. German border not so long ago. mind on God and oU1'8el'es'e should not stop to

our own Hear Admiral McFall came to the ,ape Tattler.! Miltin Day Nalntu and Itirinlnihuni.Small chapel, tor- has been a fort since Roman times I I worry as to what other people are going to think of

personnel of this Station on the fourth I lIIJlJ-Mutual! ) Meeting! (\\ednecdavg) On what river is it located: (fa) us, or how others are succeeding. Perhaps our neighbor .
Ji-Hli.li sortie*: Small Chapel (Muslin the Marne. (b) the Seine, (c) the is doing better than we are It this is so, we shall
) and confident -
Christmas of war bearing warm Road and Birmingham Avenue).
with him The thing for into
Somme, (d) the Meuse? never catch up by.envy.
IftfiO--Sjbbath Service <)'J Ida))
good wishes, optimism for the future, OHIO-Sabbath Service (Saturday). 4. The USS Constitution, a 44- do is to tend to our own knitting: keep our eve

faith in ultimate victory, and solemn pride'i 1710--Devotions;Cecil! Field( (Tuesday) NAGS and gun ship, sometimes called "Old on the ball, and forget about the grandstand! play

in the fortitude and fighting spirit of Amer- 17.1O-; -Devotions (Thursday) Green Cove Ironsides," was a: and somebody; else's, batting average. ,
i No doubt have noticed the tendency of some
Spi'Incs, (a battleship.b you
ican and in the fine
fighting men, job being -- ( ) frigate. people to bother about what does not concern them.
; accomplished) "all along the line." I (c) destroyer. Now apply that honestly to yourself. Have you not

i But, there's a grim note of realism, de- Patients Put On 5. Is the name of the southernmost enough problems of your own without worrying
of the large Philippine Islands about others Have you been thinking that certain
in aH theatres of the !
spite good success war,
Christmas Show Mindano or Davao persons receive more than they deserve? Have you
in the message of America's war leaders this 6. Name the capitals of the following been thinking how foolish people are to be Influenced

season that is in direct contrast with the middle Atlantic states: for somebody tlse's shallow talk and boast

high optimism of a year ago. when 1944 was viewedin At HospitalChristmas New York New Jersey Pennsyl- ing? Have you been wondering why it is that vour'

most quarters as a certain last lap in the European vania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia much mote solid talents get no such apprt'clatulI1"Perhaps
Mar Germany like a fallen gladiator, has Day In the Red Cross, West Virginia.; you have been doing all this, or something
literally "got up from the floor" after all but being Recreation Room at the Naval 7. Alchemy had for its purposethe similar. If you have you certainly have been mindIng -
Hospital the patients put on their of the i other people's business instead of tending strict
counted out and has succeeded in effecting a "last I IInning" discovery philosopher'sstone.
own show and the of ly to your own.
concensus Do you know for what
rally that has sobered even the most
opinion was that it was "tops" reason this stone was sought? It all sums up in this. Play your own position)
I OP-I Otis Osborne. AMM3c who also 8. What do the following abbreviations whether in the backfield or not. If you don't carry the
Nevertheless, the spirit of Christmas was cheers, all
ball all the time if you don't get all the
plays a "mean" giiitar, acted as stand for: Dr., HR.H.,
quenched and confidence in final victory master of ceremonies for this live- r,p.m.. rs.vp.. Ga? well and good. Certainly you will not improve mat-
ing despite the recent about-face of the fellow
ters by being grouchy or envying the other
unwaver-I ly show. The program got off to 9. If a child had an object
Army. a good start with a tuneful trio caught In his windpipe would the who eeems toyje the star. You simply spoil your own
From the President came the following message composed of' Lt. addressed "To the men and women of the armed guitarist Ensign Townsend esophagus? fellow, and when your own chance does come, >o\i

1 forces": "On behalf of a grateful nation, I send Bicknell clarinet player and C. M. 10. The Banyan tree and the will fumble the ball. Love your neighbor yes. but
to the men and women of our armed forces everywhere Dillingham, HA2c, at the piano Australian Eucalyptus are two unusual love him as yourself. And love for yourself l Implies
,. warm and confident good wishes this fOUl tht. Other musical numbers includeda trees. One sometimes that you should not -officiously with other

t. Christmas of war On Christmas Day, more than harmonious guitar duet by Jack a height of 500 feet, the growsto other people's business, you should not waste tlm envying

J any other day," the President's message continued, Shaw S2c, and Otis O'aborne, so enormously in girth thatit them .
"we remember you with pride and with humility, AMM3c grows '
and with We shall is said 10,000 persons can stand
t with anguish joy. keep re-
; Some of the vocal talent included I
in its shade. Which is which ? Radio
membering you all the days of our lives Navy Programs
Lamont Wagner;: S2c, and Audrey -
"It Is therefore with solemn pride that I salute Schneef. PhMlc. Al Bacon, PhM2c, and Frederic Anthony THURSDAY

those who stand in the forefront of the struggle Sic, former radio entertainer, accompanied MM2c, vied with each other to see .service: '.nme"-W l8n (CBS) 1600-1625
to bring back to a suffering world the way of life himself at the for the 1815-1880
guitaras who could dress faster, a man or a "Something symbolized' by the spirit of Christmas. he sang. woman. Both were blindfolded and "Navy 1f1'8cllint'-\VJIU- 18S18.a0

Rear Admiral McFall. in extending season's greet- The audience,enjoyed a comic had to outfit themselves in the "The first I.Ine"-'HnUC. (CBS) 2290.2231(
ings to the officers enlisted personnel and civilians monologue performance by Fred clothing of the opposite sex. Lois FRIDAY
cl the Command, declared: "I want to thank you eric Anthony MM2c. Two clever won but Frederic had greater obstacles ":>'4>r\ Ice Time"-AVMUU OnS) 1600.1
for your outstanding accomplishments during the skits contributed by Emmett Bon- such as silk stockings, "Navy News"-WJAX
past year and to express my sincere appreciation gar ARMSc. were performed by high-heeled shoes and ladies' unmentionables "Navy Headline*"-W.IIIP 18.15-184
f for your loyalty and faithful devotion to duty. We Irene Crosby, HAle, Audrey SATURDAY
have a great team Keep up the good work." Schneer. PhMlc, Frederic An- Refreshments were served and a "Halls of euma"VPDQ< (M) 1800-1830

Fiom: James Forrestal secretary of the Navy, thony, MM2c and Bongar.' group: gathered: around the pianoto "Navy lnjfs"VJAX", Oo-I9S0'
came this brief greeting: "On this fourth Christ- Uproariously funny were two sing' old favorites. Everyone If't't't1l1r XI">"WJIIP (Blue19302000

mas of the United States at war, I, on behalf of stunts, the first performed by seemed to feel 1 that even thoughit SUND \Y-
I a grateful nation, wish each of you a happy ChristI Frank J Byrnes Sic and Richard was tough being away from "Bluejacket Choir"-WIMBU (CBS) 1105-1130
) Your efforts have brought us all nearer to Hipp, S2c. who fed each other home on Christmas having to "Pacific Sfor>'"-\\.IAX (NBC) 2330-2400:

I the day of victory to the day when we shall chocolate sundaes while blindfolded spend it in the Naval Hospitalwasn't MONDAY-
again know 'peace on earth'." I. In the second, Lois Harrison so bad after all "U. S, Navy Band"-W.IAX (NBC) 12SO-1245
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,( "Service! 'I'Ime"-Wnlm. (CBS) 1600-1625
Admiral Nimitz pointed out in his Christmas
message that while "this fourth wartime Chl'isti i i Eagle Divebombs "Bill Nalle-Bluejacket:, I'lanirt-WMBIt 1630-1643
; Squirrel News" 1750-1755
Navy -U JAX
Inns finds the fighting men of the Pacific Fleet and
t j PacificOcean Areas far from homes and lovedones I "Navy Headlines"JIIP 18351810TUESDAY

r there is comfort in the knowledge that the This is the story of a dlvebomber which operated at ceiling zero "Service 1600-1625
t extent of our distance from home is a measure of our and carried away its target. 1815-1830
"Something for the CHrl"l"-U'J\X
Success in beating hack the aggressor Japan and No, mutes. it's nut too much holiday spirit but rather the story "Navy U'lltlllnf'-U'.JlU-- 18S5-1840!
that through our joint efforts all danger to our of a tragedy enacted the other day right on the base (near the WEDNESDAY:!
I homes and families has been removed. Senior BOQ) with two principal actors. "Service Tlme"-WMIUt (CBS) 1600-1625

Admiral King declared in his holiday message, "I First there was a huge hickory tree literally alive with squirrels.The "Navy News"-WJAX 1750-1755
r need not describe in detail the progress you have little creatures were having the time of their lives, Jumping' "Navy Ileacliines"-11'JIIP 1835-1840

helped to attain during the past year you have from limb to limb and giving voice to those peculiar barks which -- --- V rt

fulfilled every expectation. Our enemies are harassed only a squirrel' can make. As we move closer to victory, it wouldn't be
on all fronts; we are taking advantage of every op- The thick fog which had halted flying-or at least that's what prising if you were saying to yourself-"What's tJ.

j-ortunity to destroy their war making "machinery" you thought boiled across the river and everything was quiet on big idea of asking for all this additional money now ,
r ''f t and their will to take freedom from the world. the western bank save for the noise of,the squlrr<"Js. ,. Isn't the war almost over?"

Vr f "While we are pleased with our successes to date, Then like a flash came the divebomber in the form of a huge No, sir, it is not! Not by a long shot. Of course,
." we must be realistic about the future. We hope next bald eagle which swooped in from the river, and made straight' for many months now you've heard mostly about the

J' ';vt' Christmas may be celebrated in peace; but if not. I for the fcjulrrel-laden hickory war with Germany, where our greatest effort was
I""" am confident that you will continue your efforts It was all over in a flash. And into the gloom soared the eagle concentrated That's why many people have the i

I" to achieve a compete victory a* early as may be bearing in its talons one of the little fellows who couldn't get out of idea that the war's practically
possible." | the way quickly enough, over.The Airship. I


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28 December, 1944: JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

t / II NA A. S Mayport Has Taken Over Frontier Base ,I

t \ Lt. Cdr. Merritt

,.'I," Heads Mayport Hedy Ain't Hey

: ProgramNavy

officials announced today
L that the Naval Frontier Base at
Mayport. Fla., has been discontinued ."
as an activity of the Sixth
1 Naval District, and that Its functions
and facilities have been taken -
over by the adjoining Mayport
Naval Auxiliary Air Station.
I.t, Comdr :M, I" \errltt The newly-enlarged base, the
announcement said, also Includes
the Naval Receiving: Station for-
merly located at the Supervisor of
\ r Y Shipbuilding Reservation, 1453 1 1I
c14t Morse St. South Jacksonville.In I
Its expanded role, the aux '
-t" I It iliary air station will continue I
. :
under the direction of Lt. Comdr.
: pr yE Melville P. :Merrltt, who wan
". y I commanding officer at the! time
., of the consolidation Cumdr. :M.1C. :.j .
, os Sanders, former commanding. ]:. }
1 officer of the Frontier llase', has tlb .if.
been, reassigned to duties lit >
Sixth Naval District headquarters -
RESOLtTTIONS F$1 1945: I Charleston' 8, C. ,'itr;{ .b:: < < k
r' 1. To get more sleep. The Mayport Naval AuxiliaryAir o
;.' 2. To keep my hat squared, so Station was established In
,: as to save wear and tear on the 1943 primarily as a satellite field C
"1. officers' voices and on my hat! for training planes from the main j a, r bay'; t
3. To speak gently instead of Jacksonville Naval Air Station ,
bunk and as a base for seagoing rescue
r: > screaming every time my
.. ... ..
mate leaves her gooey shoe-clean vessels. With the new consolidation '
trig gear on my bunk. (Or would it has now added the duties
.: It be more effective to polish her of supervising supplying tran.
)i;r:, face Just once as a reminder ?) slent surface craft as well as
.; 4. To get more sleep. serving as a base for patrol boat..,
6. To stay in quarters at least As a Naval Receiving Station, .
one night a week to bone up on the base will also serve as temporary S" : sf'
r." that assignment book for my next quarters for the crews of f
Navy vessels being constructed in .'i p'o afyMp if pI _r
rating. (This deal is off If that
a' happens to be the night that cute the Jacksonville area.
f The Mayport site located at the
t bean's' mate calls me up )
r 6. To keep up with my laundering mouth of the St. John's River was
first acquired by the Navy In 1910as
Instead of always finding myself -
':. shirtless on inspection day. part of the same expansion program
'' (I hear though there's a neat which saw construction of
little trick to wearing one wrong- the main air station at Jacksonville
aide out-must check!) No extensive constructiontook .-
". To get more sleep place, however until war ,(
8. To write more letters-the began and the Frontier Base was { "as
r intake has been klnda slim lately, moved there in early 1912 from its }; .
so guess I'd better perk up the I prewar location in South Jack- ;. :
_ output! sonville. Later the same year, aft 4 : :
'. 9. To spend next Christmas at er the Naval Air Operational : 1 c
home in civvies for good! After Training Command had been organized i ij
all, that red sports coat I is gonna building of runways and ,'. : 1tW
I'I'1ft. *
out of style If I don't hurry. other afr facilities were started, v
reaching completion In mid1913.Comdr. .
Nlmltz. fix
Please sl.r.: Admiral 5
it we can all spend next Merritt head of the
up |o ,
Christmas at home-you. too, of Mayport Naval Auxiliary Air Sta- ; S ':5 'T! 5 ,
air .,
course, Sir!) tion since its inception as an :
facility in 1913 is a Naval aviator S
10. To get more sleep.
who flew in the first World 6
1 t. To muster more promptly. I
After all I guess that MAA does War He re-entered the service in Yi
1912 from his peacetime occupation > s
get a shade weary of always look r
ing for me. and If I don't look out, I as an investment banker in
i Boston. He is a graduate of Dartmouth -
I'm gonna find myself on the ree-
port. i College, where he was an
12. To gripe less and grin more. outstanding athlete in both foot-
I (Blast it, all outa Ink again ball and baseball. >
He prefaced his present tour of
now why can't the Navy keep us
duty at Maypoit with a period at
! supplied with such little things
I you'd think we could at least have the Navy Department in Washington -
ink around handy-now why can't and later served at the airstatiore

we-oohh-guess I got to Augustine.at He Jacksonville at first served and St.as This sad, disillusioned, lonesome little gal staring outdoors with a faraway look in

13. Get--more-- sleep--! offlcer-ln-charge of the MayportAir her big brown, trusting eyes, is the "Heavenly Body"-Hedy LaMarr.: IIedy, who still

Facility, taking the title of "believes" in waiting for Santa. IIedy -doesn't know that St. Nick, SKlc (Storekeeper,

Quiz AnswersQuestions commanding officer on April 1, first class), has been transferred. Won't be back for a year.
1944, when the field became an _. .
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{ On Page 4)) auxiliary air station. Medal Of Honor Winners''
--- New Year's Eve Falls On Sunday
Dover. Annapolis, Richmond, and
1. The dorsal cavity containsthe Average Age Is 32 I
brain and spinal cord; the ven- Charleston. I
tral contains all the organs of the 7. To change base metals Into NEW YORK tCNS-The) aver And It's 'Dry' In Jacksonville
trunk gold or silver, cure all disease, and age age of the 120 soldiers of
2. From King John, brother of bring eternal life. World War II who have won the The fact that New Year's Eve
find successor to King Richard the 8, Debtor, doctor: His (Her) Congressional Medal of Honor- I falls on Sunday will serve to dull j mlngham.I .
Lion-hearted. I Royal Highness; revolutions per the nation's top award for heroismis the usual hi h-jinks in many parts However, New York, Chicago,
3. (d) Is conect. minute: respondez s'll vous plait; 32. Eliminating the nine Admirals j I of these United States, including I San Francisco, Newark, and many
4. ( b) is correct. The frigateswere Georgia.! and Generals who have won Jacksonville. other large cities are wide openon
the cruisers of that period. 9, The trachea is correct. The the award, the' average Is still I Jacksonville! which bar Sunday Sunday and night club reservations -
5. Mindanao is correct. Davao Is I esophagus leads to the stomach. above 30. Of the 120 recipients of liquor .aule', will have no for New Year's Eve dances
a ritv on the Island. 10. The Eucalyptus Is the tall the Medal since Pearl Harbor, I Sunday celebrations by way of and parties are at a premium.On .
r. Albany.. Trenton. Harrisburg. one. only 13 were under 24. extending a welcoming' hand to the eve of New Year's Eve,
"W -- -- --- ----- I I9IS; other titan home ceieDra Saturday, there will be a New
Awarded Decorations At Municipal i No. I lions :Many other cities are in Year's Dancing Party at the Main-

.... the same "dry" fix as the resultof side Auditorium starting at 2000.
<' '' : local laws Including 1..0'1 Angeles The snappy Commandant's Band
( ":: Houston, Philadelphia, I will furnish the music at the Saturday
,,, '. Cleveland Pittsburgh, and Bir- night affair.
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Christmas Aboard StationIs The refreshments which were

Made Merry By Show I served: later in the main station,

Continued From Page One galley were extremely popular
with the youngsters too.
: I On Christmas Day the biff
Th following night was the
event" the dinner fr rnlistM
Hillbilly Jamboree. The cast of
the regular Jacksonville Jamboree. |>ersonnel and their f ami lien. Almost

a Saturday night feature over station 1,000 persons. were serveda
r, WPDQ. put on a first-rate turkey dinner with all Ute
show that hit the !I
hillbilly spot.
trimmings by student of the
frazv Elmer and his wacky rou-
1<, 'm,*' ha.l l the audience in stitches, j I cooks and baker. school under
,and the whole show was an outstanding I the direction of Chief ('. W. Fro-
success. On Saturday lick.

night, the regular Ship's Dance The religious side of the holiday ,
I was brightened up with contests, was not neglected here either.
I door prizes and Billy Reed's rib- Sunday night the cantata "The
tickling humor.' of Christmas "
"(, Story was presented -
'.. .."'L',''.'..P The children had their day on at the Protestant chapel, followed
Ten officers and men from ;Municipal No 1 were decorated 13 Ileceniber by (iiidr. C. F. Nleberle, Sunday. The annual Christmas by Holy Communion. At the
commanding officer, at Impressive lIM't\bl-award eereuaniies. included were, left to rlGht. Ut'lut. ,John party really was something to see, Catholic chapel the choir sash;
t;. Porter, Lleut. George <\. )14.1131'\.1 Paul K. :am..y.Clt1I, Iawr.noe U. Johnson, A0tUo I.t. (jg) ai the kiddies crowded around Christmas carols followed by HigliMaaa
Jerry P. Iougan, I.t. (jgV) 11.11 lAm II. M'F.h+a. Jr, John IC Ilritt AM 1\11(,'Normd.n I. Wheeler, ARlt( Santa Claus and received their I at midnight. Maaaea were
It", Norman I.. Wheeler. AltMie, I.t. (jg) Scott U. Johnson. and John A. Bennett, AOMlc. presents with squeals of delight. held throughout Christmas Day.


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r I RUNWAY he porfrr Fliers Launch Winter Offensive Friday

I .

Six-man Football, Now Widely Played, Topline Teams On I

Station ScheduleCoach

By Bernard Kahn, YSc Was Created By Lieut. Stephen Epler Books 20 Games

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j\unu.r uouoieaay mveniea uase- With Strong
We've been a long while get- ball and Dr. James Naismith cre- ming, boxing, baseball and foot- 1934 while teaching and coachingat CollegeAnd

ting around to this, but now it's ated basketball, but who originated ball players, coaches, and offi- Chester, Neb., over 2,000 pub- Service Clubs
high time to say loudly, firmly and six-man football? cials at the Jacksonville Naval lic high schools have taken up the
irrevocably that Georgia Tech was Arnold Finnefrock, sports editor Air Station but there's none sport and it's been estimated that The breathing spell the
guilty of a breach of etiquette in of the Jacksonville Times-Union, more worthy of* attention> than over 20,000 intramural, club and Main Station Fliers enjoyed

,t their basketball engagement with recently provided the answer to Lieut. Stephen E, Epler, USNU. playground teams are playing the during the holidays was just
our Naval Air Station Fliers that $64 question. He is Lieut. Wherever six-man football is game. (It is now played In all 48 lull before the a
Remember the incident? Coach Stephen Epler of the Mainside played he is known as the man states, Canada, Hawaii, and such storm for
Sax Elliot arranged a game with Physical Training Department. who originated the fastest growing colleges as Tennessee, Iowa, and Coach Sax Elliot's hoopsters
Tech at Atlanta on 9 December. Finnefrock paid the following game in American interscholastic Maine now play Intercollegiate six- this week launch a major win-

The game was played as sched- tribute to Lt. Epler: athletics. man football). ter offensive which embraces
r uled and to all intents and purposes There are scores of nationally Since he developed the first set "I started work on the idea 20
the Fliers won by 48 to 34. known football, tennis, swim of six-man rules in the spring of of six-man football following a games, including topflight
However, the next morning conversation with my school superintendent collegiate and service opposition -
when Coach Sax Elliot and his Sports News Of 1944: at Chester about .

players returned to Jacksonvilleand the difficulties small schools had In December tune-ups, the
picked up the newspapers with the 11-man game," Lieutenant Fliers peeled off six wins without

they read, much to that their the surpriseand Tech GREEN LIGHT FLASHED Epler says, defeat, toppling Jax Army Weather ,.V

coach annoyance had discredited the'Ic- "Cy Sherman, veteran sports editor Station Jax: Municipal No.1,
of The Lincoln Star, recog- Georgia Tech, Mayport, Camp

tory.The tongue FOR VARSITY SPORTSStation nized the possibilities of the game Blanding and Savannah, Navy in
tutor gave
and printed an article I had writ- that ogter.
to the statement that it was justa ten in his paper. By September of However, from here on out the
practice scrimmage, and then sports news in the fast fading year of 1944 was 1934 three other schools agreedto schedule Is tough sledding' The

he went whole hog and said no highlighted by the return of "varsity" football and basketball try the game but none had con- Fliers meet the Plnellas (Pla.)

score was kept.Southeastern. to the athletic program. fidence enough to buy football : Army Air Case quintet at the
conference rules I equipment. This difficulty was M a I n sl d Auditorium Friday
The Station was not represented on the gridiron or the
limit each member to a SIXTEEN overcome when Coach W. H. Rose- night and Tuesday the
game: basketball schedule and hardwood in 1943, but in '44 the green light was flashed for lius of Hebron College offered to Orlando (Fla.), AFTAC team

Georgia Tech had 16 games full scale participation in all sports. Baseball, which was not dropped in lend suits, equipment, and the college visits this Station.
booked, not counting the Station 1943, continued prosperously this year. field to the high schoolsfor The schedule officially released
event, was the only explanationthe The change in policy came from the top and gave full recognitionto an evening to try the new game by Coach Elliot yesterday is highlighted -
Tech representative offered in the major role competitive athletics play in war. On September 26, 1934, two teams by encounters with Corpus -
post-mortem. Perhaps the key to the shot In the arm given sports in 1944 may of inexperienced boys from four Christi!, North Carolina Preflight
( Certainly the Georgia Tech men- be found in a statement made by Hear Admiral A C, McFall, small Nebraska high schools, Chester Pensacola and Norfolk Nav.-
/ tor did not take adequate steps in Chief of :NAOT. The Admiral, in an address, said "football Is the Hardy, Alexandria, and Bel- al rivals-and all four are expected .
advance to fully acquaint Coach greatest sport In the world to prepare a man for battle." videre, played the world's first to floor outstanding
Elliot with his alleged plans for a Of secondary importance in the passing sports year was the success game of six-man: football. There -and the University of squads
i practice. In fact, the Georgia Tech achieved by the Station teams in the fast competition. The Flier base- were 1,000 spectators curious I' Auburn, Florida and Georgia,
tutor disguised the "practice" so ball nine produced a sparkling record of 31 wins compared to eight enough to attend the game and it Coach Elliot Is giving so on.Station
well that Elliot and the Fliers did losses. The Flier football eleven won four games and lost three aganist was a huge success. It ended in a sports fans a break by booking
not know about the so-called big time oposition. And the Flier basketball five is undefeated as 1945 19-19 tie. The fans enjoyed the 12 home games and eight road

scrimmage until the morning after rolls 'round.The fast-moving open game but one of tilts
entire athletic program was under the capable guidance of
the "game. them was a bit disgruntled because Here
Lieut Comdr. Lawrence Haskell and it embraced all and thousands It!! the schedule:
sports -
Coach_ Elliot. would never have 'It looks about like regular
Naval here. Intramurals well teams, Friday. 29 Dec.-Plnella* h re.
endorsed the plan to travel over of personnel. as as varsity football to me'. Tuesday, 2 Jan.-Orlando AFTAC
i 300 miles for a practice and the were stressed ana competition lor Lieutenant Epler Is chairman ht re.
y very idea of travelling that distance the Admiral's Cup and the Commandant's Lt. LevandowskiIs of the national slx-man rules Saturday t 12 6 Jan.-Miami[ Navy here
Friday Jan.-U. of
Georgia here.
I just for a workout Is outrageously Cup was keen. committee, which Is affiliated Tuesday 16 Jan.-Law son Field
t ridiculous. There is not enough time nor New Mainside with the National Federation of (Columbus Ga.) here
Nevertheless we might have space to list all the top-flight en- State High School Athletic Asso- there.Wednesday, 17 Jan.-Camp ?handing

1 been able to stomach the story of tertainment produced by Lt. Coach Of ciation. Saturday 20 Jan.-North. Carolina
the practice as a regrettable mix- Comdr. Haskell and the Physical Boxing In conjunction with H. V. Porter Preflight here.

up had the Associated Press not Training and Welfare depart- m. ,. Lieutenant Epler edits the rule there Tuesday 23 Jan.-orlando' AFTAC
carried the official Georgia Tech ments, but here are some of the f." 9 book which governs the game of Friday. Jan. 26-Corpus Christ Navy
basketball schedule last week. The highlights in a chronological res- I six-man football. here.
Tech schedule-and now get this ume of the passing- sports year: Six-man football which retains Tuesday Saturday 27=30 Jan.Jan.-U.Third of Florida here
I -lists only FOURTEEN games. I JANUARY the basic features of the regulationgame (Ft. Bennlng) here. Infantry

I.. Boiled down to its basic oils, the Shots Demkowski scored the including tackling and }' there.Feb. North Carolina Preflight -

Georgia Tech-Naval Air Station amazing total of 68 points as the blocking, was devised for small Tuesday I e6 Feb.-U. of Florida there
basketball meeting was an official A & R basketball team swamped schools, which because of limited Saturday Feb.-Auburn [
contest played under game conditions T-l. 108-44, in a league game enrollments and expenses were un- 10 Feb.. -Auburn here.
able to have 11-man teams. Monday 12 Feb-Pinellas theic.
and any alibi to the contraryis The Personnel department bowling Saturday 17 Feb Pensacola Navy
content with
just so much hypocritical twad- crew won the fall league title. originating there"
I FEBRUARYDocksFerries six-man football Lieutenant Epler Saturday 24 Feb.-Miami Navy there
dIe.Tech has streamlined baseball and soft- Tuesday 27 Feb.-Camp Lcjeure Ma-
may regard the game as was pronouncedthe rines there.
( a "practice." sans score, but in winner of the American league ball. That's something we want to Saturday 4 March-Norfolk NAS
see sometime, of here
a sixmanbase
the Fliers' basketball record it is and A & R copped the National game In
ball, addition to these 20
branded 48-34 vic title in The Gun- top con-
t indelibly as a league cage play.
-':.-- Coach Elliot expects to add
tory. nery Officers captured the Student
Thasall, chums! Officers crown the Charleston Navy Yard and the
Cage University of Miami to the schedule -
-s.w Admiral McFall presented theAdmiral's Leagues Open .
Cup trophy for 1943 to
Bowling In Charge Operations officers --

MARCH Officially TuesdayWith Four
Teams TiedIn
VF-4 defeated VPB2(2)( in a
i Of Lieut. Reeves showdown playoff game for the the practice sparring end
Commandant's Cup basketball ti- ed entries in the Station's Intra- NAOTC LeagueThe

Bowling receives a shot in the tIe. The score was 44-39 with mural basketball leagues for offi-

v arm at the Mainside. Dave Kaiser pacing VF-4. cers and enlisted men get down to basketball race in the
Lieut. Raymond D. Reeves, NATTC's invading quintet took brass tacks Tuesday when the of- NAOTC Inter-Station league is as
it USNR, who recently joined the the Mainside open basketball tour- Prospects of the Main Station ficial season opens. wide open as Joe E. Brown's
Physical Training Department has nament.Lt. having a topline boxing team The cage squads have been play mouth. After the first month of
been named to conduct the bowling Edward Galligan succeededLt. again this fall brightened with ing practice games so far, but play, four teams are tied for the
program.The Hobbs Adams as Station sports the arrival of Lt. Martin Levan from here on out the results count lead.

program centers around director. dowski (above). in the standings. In the tune-ups In games this past week, Jax

the functioning of the Officers' Lew Fonseca, promotion director Lt Levandowski, a ring instructor Main Galley, Catalinas A & R, Municipal No. 1 trimmed Jax NAS
kague for the Admiral's Cup, for the American league, pre- at the University of Boathouse and Seaman Guard all "B" string, 52-41; Yellow]] Water
the Enlisted Men's league for sented a major league baseball Michigan for ;years and prior to displayed potential strength In the scuttled Cecil Field, 31-27; Lee
the Commandant's Cup and a show at the A itorium. coaching a topline lightheavy, EM's Major league.A Field whipped Lake City, 39-33;
WAVES league. The three circuits Personnel department's keglers, will handle the tutoring assignment total of four leagues will go and St. Simons Island downed
<<: will begin rolling 8 January led by Sonny Berke, annexed the here. During his active pro to post next week. EM's are entered Mayport 3726.
Commandant's Cup bowling lau- career he swapped punches with In the Major league and The :,,'
Lieut. Reeves reported here from rels. such luminaries as Jimmy Braddock the Minor league while there is standings: W. L, Pctl;.".
NAS, Norfolk, where he was an APRIL former world's heavyweight an Officers' league and another st. Simons 3 1 .750
athletic officer. A of Gene Sarazen, with the sup- kingpin, and Bob Olin, circuit for the gold braid court- Lee Field .1 1 .750
burg. porting cast of Joe Ezar, Kay world's lightheavy titleholder men which is called the 30-40 Lake City 3 3 1 1 .750.750

baseball and track star at Baylor i Byrne and Catherine Fox, gave a ':!. league. Cecil Field 1 3 .250
where he in Interest in the 30-40 loop is keen lax "B" String 1 3 .250
University graduated golf exhibition on the Station'snew Lt. Col. Earl Blaik, coach of the L 3 .250
1933. In addition to bowling, Lieut. links. undefeated West Point Army foot- for it is confined to players above YellopwrWater T 3 :.250
Reeves will be in charge of a barracks Walter Ward, topranking national ball team, has been promoted to the age of 30 and a number of --"=!.
ti recreation program which is bowler, appeared in an ex- full colonel. hardwood Fancy Dans of yester-
to be Instituted in the near fu- hibition here. years are on the squad rosters. Navy Players Enter

CSG( ) Matt Calovitch of this
ture.Meanwhile, the Mainside bowl- Station won the state trapshoot State Tennis Event
26 Jan. Is RecReal d
' ing alleys will undergo a face lift championship at Orlando with Letter DayRalph Eleven players from this Stationare

r ing and will be closed 29 December scores of 1)8x100) and a perfect entered in the 29th annual
for four or five days to per- 25x25.Lt. basketball fireworks are Florida Public Courts tennis tour.
mit resurfacing. I Marty McDonough sounded expected to explode here 26 Jan- Vaughn to pace their scor nament now under way at the
t uary when the Station's Fliers ing. Vaughn was an All-American Riverside Park club in downtown
\ the call for varsity baseball -
I practice collide with the talented Corpus forward at Southern Cal and he Jacksonville
in announcing plans for an
I Christl team. played in 1942 for the Oshkosh
Comdr.Vickhorst All-Station team navy Emmett Steele and Ernest Alson
. I MAY Corpus Christl is rated as one team which won the world's pro- of the Station are among the

Ship's Store Ashore was the of the best service quintets in the fessional championship.In seeded entries. Others vicing for

; Is Going To SeaComdr. scourge of the volleyball play, go- country. brilliant the supporting court cast are such laurels are Ted Morris, Raymond
ing unbeaten in 22 successive The clash will bring togethertwo performers as Forsberg:, John Richter, Frank
matches. former of George Ziegcnfuss, all Pacific Floyd, Paul Skelton, Francis Kelly
University Southern
Frank Wickhorst who -
coast center for the
University of John Siveter, Newell Lenham ,
has served for the past 18 months The baseball season was officially California coaches. Lt.
Washington; Scott and Francis
Armstrong, for- Farver, a topflight
1 opened with Admiral McFall Comdr. Sam Barry, head
as head of the naval aviation's Ire-war ward, of the
Kautsky player in the veterans bracket.
,' world-wide physical training or- Ditching- the first ball at Mason mentor at USC, I Is tutoring the Ken Meitz, guard, former pro St.team Mary's ;
ganization, is going to sea, according Field. The Fliers went on to whip Corpus Christi Comets", while Lt. -
player; Jess Mortensen
to an announcement made by Waycross Army Air Base, 12-2, in Sax Elliot, former team captain Dick Wake Detroit Tiger
guard, former USC
the Navy Department the inaugural game.\ and coach at USC, h handling ace; Harold outfielder, has been reinducted
Still Cornell R. J
; St. into the Navy. He wag discharged
the Fliers
Softball clubs all here.
No successor has been named sprung up over John's; Joe Seinko
Washington last July as a naval aviation ca
for Comdr Wickhorst's poet. Continued on Page Seven The Corpus Comet! bank on State, and ethers.! detr


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lOO ro MC! As Colors Were !

Presented To First All-Marine Squadron Here .

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;> 1. Capt. Herbert E' Regan Wk presents the regimental colors of the Marine
new fighter squadron MF-OTU to Lt. Col Gregory J. Weissennrr -
berger during ceremonies
" held afternoon at the corner of Musiin and Yorktown Avenues 2. A special honor guard displays the colors
of Marine Squadron
-r during last Friday's presentation cerem ony. 3. Marines of MF-OTU pass in review during ceremonies last Friday
afternoon which saw them receive regimental colors that officials designated them as an operational training squadron 4. Personnel of the new

fighter presentation squadron ceremony proudly escort the national flag and their own newly-accepted colors during the regimental review that followed the colors

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football squad. Eighty candidates rot's gridders made their home A & R had gone undefeated
Touching The reported for the first practice. debut by shellacking Miami Navy, through the regular league action WEDDINGSThe
The Parachute Loft girls took 35-0, in a game marked by impressive Coach Sax: Elliot's Flier cagers
the WAVES bowling title. ceremonies. got off on the right foot by past- following are the weddings -
Top Spots Of SEPTEMBER Firing opened in touch foot ing the Jax: Army Weather Sta- performed at the Station
Lt. Don Faurot, a big game ball.Lt. tion, 82-27, in the opener. The Fliers Chapels from December 19 through
coach, was named head mentor of Comdr. Haskell announcedthat peeled off six early wins, in- December 24:
1944 Sports the Flier football eleven. varsity basketball was approved cluding a 48-34 decision over December 19: John O. McCul-
The Fliers wound up an inter- for the Station.NOVEMBER, Georgia Tech. lough and Alene F. Murray; December
Continued From Page SLY esting baseball season by topplingthe 20: Stanley Richard Jer-
mighty St. Augustine Coast The Fliers put on a great grid Commercial BulletinFOR shin and Elizabeth Jane Griinra;
t the Station as league play got under Guard All-Stars, 10. The Station show and lost to heralded North SALE Bed. complete with December 22: Duain Allen Ros-
swing finished with a fine record of 31 Carolina Preflight, 14-13. after springs and mattress, $15.00: Vanity tano and Rose II. Pearson; Jack
Capt. W. W. Smith presentedthe wins, eight defeats. outplaying the favorites. The Fli- dresser with triple mirror, $8.00: Drop- James Dodge and Eva 1\(. Rosen
trophy to Marciniak stroked her ers trimmed Cherry Point Marines, leaf breakfast table and two chairs December 23
Commandant's Cup Mary way $8.00. Mrs, \V. E Crum phone 2-4058 berg; : Eugene Henry
the victorious A & R athletes who to the WAVES tennis championship. 33-0; crushed the Third Infantry, address 4612 Rherdale Road, Splinter- Roos and Norene Joyce Man;
were represented at the ceremonies 35-13; felled the Fourth Infantry, vllle 'Thomas M. Libby and Nancy Gibbons -
by Buddy Weiner, AM2c. I The NAS softball team won the 26-19; and lost to unbeaten Ft. Brunswick FOR I SALE chalrslde- Radio model- phonograph; waxed ; Donald Jay Alley and Kathleen -
Strangler Lewis, noted wrestler, II NAOTC North Central league Pierce, 210. birch playpen; baby bathlnette. Phone I Agnes Burke; Rex \\ikon! and
put on a show here. championship Coach Irving Kier's Station Ti- 2-37.43. FOR SALE Marie Christine Miller; December
JUNE Admiral McFall greeted Navy gers, the first colored eleven or- 1943 two door Chevrolet sedan Excellent 24: Ralph Jimmy Sayre and Lula
Lt Comdr. Russell Smith re- athletic directors of NAOTC at a ganized here, lambasted Bethune condition, OPA price. Contact Grace Worley.
conference here Comdr. Cookman here by 267. John Jackson. SClc Commissary -% TLt-
placed Lt. Comdr. Ben Lee Boynton major School Bldg. 913. '
as Physical Training and Wel- Frank Wlckhorst, head of the naval Varsity basketball for WAVESwas -w-
aviation training okayed and Ensign Verla Hill 'Navy Headlines' To
fore Officer for NAOTC, with physical pro-
headquarters here. Comdr. Smith gram, addressed the gathering of was named coach Coach Adams UppedIt's Be Aired At 1805
John Hanzel, Flier guard, was
was former athletic director at athletic dignitaries Lieut. Comdr. Hobbs
Texas Tech and also coached foot- OCTOBER named on the All-Southern Con- Adam fOW.Adams "Navy Headlines," daily five-
ball at Bruce Barnes led a star-studded ference service team and given former sports director minute news feature will be heardat
LSU.JULY troupe of tennis players in an ex- honorable mention on th/ All- of this Station and now Athletic 1805-1810 on WJHP beginning
Lt. John Mason became sports hibition here. Lt. Raymond Fors- America Officer at NATTC Mem- Monday 1 January 19-15.
./-- director, succeeding Lt, Galligan berg won the officers'' tennis title DECEMBERThe phlt, was promoted recently He This newscast, formerly heard
.. AUGUSTLt. And Lt. (Jg) Ted Schroeder, na- Station Tigers wound up was detached from here last daily at 1835, features news of the
Eddie Adams' Flier boxing tional singles champ in 1942, reported their grid campaign with a fine March.As Navy in action, including news of
... team made its competitive debut aboard record of four wins, one tie and head coach: of this !Sta the Jacksonville Naval Air Sta-
by licking Camp Gordon Johnston O & G garnered the softball one setback. tion's (Strong 1942 football tion.Another
soldiers, eight matches to two. championship in the playoffs, win- Lt. Faurot succeeded Lt. John eleven, Lieut. Comdr. Adamswon similar feature, "Navy
I Lt. Comdr. Haskell announced ning 11 games and losing only one. Mason as sports director. quite a following here. He' News," is heard three times week.
the go-ahead sign had been given The Fliers knocked the lid off VF-4 finished first in the Sta- way former assistant! roach at ly on WJAX-Monday, Wednesday !- .
for the Station to field a varsity the grid campaign. Coach Fau- tion touch football playoffs, after Southern California. and Friday at 1750.



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Page Eight CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 28 December, 1944

. Civilian Employees' News Recruit Contest For War Bond Prizes I

'' Personnel Telephone Editorial Relations Extension Offices Office,8383 BUg. 13 Goes Into Home Stretch Next Month _.i-'l\1'

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The Civilian Employees' News section of the Jax Air --- --- -
a two-page . Just one more month to
News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's the big recruiting contest '-. :
Civilian Employees and is sponsored by theJ'IUIloyees' ITu: KMPI.OYMKNT: OFFICER started October 27. 800.00 in

Association for Civil Sen Ice Employees PPRSONNFL RUCTIONS DIVISION War Bonds is being offered by- the
01(leers Employees Association to the civilian
William O. Klncald, President Phillip D. Myers, Treasurer Main Gate, U. S. r 'fl\al kir Station, JacksonvillyfT'laThi I or naval personnel on the

Polly Vetter, Secretary station who refer the most recruits .
Directors: in the drive to get additional ..
George H. Martin Moll C. Jackson employees. Recruit a friend
Frank H. McKTnley Donald A. Woods and give him a personal Introduction .
Phillip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffle to the station's employmentoffice

Daniel R. Whiddon .. William O. Kln.caiJ \VIns T'I (l oymrllt A ... by using the special "Intro
Polly Vetter ,, duction Card" which you can ob.

News Reporting Staff Q tain from your supervisor. By referring .
( Assembly and Repair; three friends who will become

Maintenance .................................................................Walter Riviere IC fir. r Stu acksn vi!! Ida. will bona fide new employees Bond you
Accessories ......................................................................W. T. Martin\ qualify for the War
Metal and Machine......?............Delma E. Register, "Slim" Hyler prizes.
Engine Overhaul I ..................................._......................Lillian Lindsay This is your opportunity to gainIn
Progress ............................................?.................................Tom Quinn three ways: First,.by making
Aircraft I Overhaul ......................?............ ................Amelia Drawdy yourself' eligible for prize money;
Interim Overhaul .................?...........?.?......................La u I'a Adams second, by helping a friend intoa
Production Eng ...................?...?.?.....................................Don Ra gin good job; and third, by helpingto
Production Eng. ..................................?..............................J. H. Silver 1I I 1-- -'- bring in the additional workers
and needed by the Air Station you
Inspection Survey:

M & M\ Accessories ...............?_.............................Ruth C. Raisch Production Engineering be making an Important W.
Assistant-Frank Moriarty tlon to the Navy's cause. No

; i Aircraft Overhaul.................................................Muriel E. Mitchell By J. II. Sliver a good time to start. Send in
I 1 Supply Department.....................................................Priscilla Glenn Well Christmas is gone but the I and designing on B-39, P-51 and1325's your friends. I
J A & R Depts...................Ora L. Dixon R. Gagnon. Sara Verner feeling lingers on-and with the I See: all next Many of your friends may have
\ Mary Markham, W. E. Schneider, Charles Ray New Year Just ahead, we of Production i you year so had only temporary jobs over the
;I. Public Works Dept.-..........Ethel Shanahan Engineering wish every HAPPY NEW. YEAR' holidays. You can help them start
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1' Ethel Mathews Louise Abraham one a HAPPY NEW YEAR. ---4 off the New Year with a good Job
.4 ;; Caroline Howell, Barbara Faulkner at the Naval Air Station. Qualifi

j Supply Department:..................... .............. .......... ..................Leola Jones With the end of this year Insight cations are not' too rigid and while
i I we are still adding new facesto SUPpLY
previous experience may help them
ri the roll call, so let's get ac-
advance more rapidly, training will

i 4 1 I SAFETY SLANTS I quainted.Don halls from W.. Indianapolis Lodge, SPX)3c(, Ind.,, who was V ; SALLI ESu be through given the with beginning those your selected neighbors jobs.for Follow manyof who f

flight instructor for two years
may not now be employed in essential
Ki P.
By Armstrong! teaching V-5 Cadets in Elemen-
jobs and tell them that
Safety Engineer tary Flying. He has had two years
During the month of November there were approximately 25 vehicle of Aero Engineering at Pardue I they are badly needed here' at the

accidents aboard this station. Ninety per cent of these accidents were I University. Before entering the I station.
the result of careless and reckless driving and could have been avoided. Navy he worked for Best Universal By Lrola Jones There are several thousand
considered and the Trans 1940-.1941-1942-1943-1944 recruits still
Automobile parts are critical material Lock Co. as a Patent Drafts- -- prospective employedin
portation Department Garage is full of WRECKS. It remains to be man. almost but not quite IIH 3! How non-essential work that are eli
J" time does fly- gible for jobs at NAS. You can
Some of the new Waves who' Let's start the New Year off secure the special "Introduction

just joined our staff are Marilyn with the thought contained in the Card" used to refer applicants to !

Lois Moore, S2c, from Weatogue, following excerpts from a sermon the Employment Office from your I
Conn., Margaret Owens, S2c. from delivered by Harry Emerson Foa- supervisor. t
Haugatuck. Conn., and Dorothy dick, Pastor of the Riverside
Virginia Jackson, S2c from Church, New York City:
Charleston West Va. These three
are in the Laboratory. Need I "One of the most important _.- us: --
say more? things every man has to decideIs t

., We also have some new facesin how he shall meet the "musts"of Trails
the Duplication Section such as the .arld-what shall be his attitude

Gwen M. gins, S2c. who went to and spirit as he.faces life's Front Supply Inspection|
McDowell School of Fashion in inevitable compulsions. '
1 New York but hails from Durand. I Jesus said there is only one right By I'rlHcilla Glenn

Wisconsin Marie A. Fischer S2c, wayand that is to do more than Potts is a grandfather now! It'sa
jI I comes from Milwaukee, Wisconsin' you are compelled to do. He statedit little boy too. It made him so
and Helen H. Protka from W.Va. dramatically: "Whosoever shall happy, you'd think the baby was

We have with us in the drafting compel thee to go one mile, go his own son.
room somewhat of a celebrity with him two"' Helen Starr says that her husband

I'p known as Dorothy Bates, whose The way to avoid the slavish- won't even hold her hand when it
husband is stationed at NAS Jax ness of necessity is of your own gets rough and chapped. Poor
(sorry boys). While working for accord to be willing, if possible, to Helen! Why do men have to' be so I

! A iliiuuiii': Gilnllan Bros., Inc., Los Angeles, do more than is demanded The inconsiderate?

.. Calif. doing highly confidential first mile along is drudgery. The Mr. Cole is on leave right now. !
work as a draftsman she was selected glory comes with. the second Wasn't he lucky to' have a: leave on
as a Typical War Worker. mile Christmas and New Year's ? Mr.
Also' was picked to. represent The principal of Jesus then, Kirkland is "MR. Cole" until the
Southern California War Area to divides a man's conduct Into real McCoy gets back. .._

I go to the finals in Chicago for the two part the compulsory. and Mr. Hart you'll just have to
w title of Miss Victory of United the voluntary; the things he stop getting sore throats. It doesn't
States. Her title- was then "Miss must do and the things he sound so good. Besides.-I might as
Victory of Southern California." chaises to do; the first mile and well tell you now, rather than wait
Her advancement in work was all the MC"< 'ond. It says, moreover, 'till later-you must ask me before
I 1 earned by merit and reclassification that only an the voluntary onr.8pl'f'adll you do anything (Just a gen.
: of jobs. She is new here but anti Maturate the necessity tIe reminder, of course).
seen whether or not we can get those necessary parts, not consideringthe
delay and inconvenience caused by lay-offs. Then, too, think of has already seen part of the station can life cease to be 1..a14tIonday.: we heard (tome
and likes it very much. At slavery and come to its full grand singing If want to
the extra work by doctors and nurses at the Dispensary, AND the you
i medicine, AND bandages. present she is having housing trou- meaning of dignity and value. enjoy music, listen to a group I

I It all adds up and it add up to THIS!: ble so if anyone knows of a small The roll call of the world's of negro singing Spiritual.*. It':*
That all vehicle operators on this station, both service personnel and apartment or anything similar spiritual heroes reveals not a sin really beautifulprlally when
civilian drivers will- please contact her in the Drafting gle one-mile man. They have all, they king a ra|'ella. While
ii 'STOP! LOOK! AND LISTEN! Room. in one way or another gone the I wan standing there, listening
i Accidents must STOP! May we of Production EngineerIng second mile." to them I heard a nice, de'eh

Its YOUR duty. welcome aboard each of you (Copyright, 1908 The Interna- voice! singing In harmony withothers.
Its YOUR job. and hope your stay with us will tional Committee of Young Men's It wan :Mr. Kirkland.

-.-.. be long and enjoyable.Just Christian Associations. Reprintedby Speaking of Mr. Kirkland, did
special permission of the Read you know that he was the very
a note left on my desk of
er's Digest. ) first Civil Service Employee on this
an outing held by the enlisted
Inside Public Works personnel In our drive for freedom and base? He transferred to this base
of P
E. who went on a
picnic hike. Sorry space does not peace Supply is making its second on October 30, 1940 so if anyone
mile- and we're to boast can beat his
proud record-speak upT! ..
permit the use of all names of .. .
M. Shanahan --------- of it! lleeau Harold
Ethel Mr.
as Dig- dL.
;f By who attended but good Problem of the week: How :.
persons << a
Mrs Louise Abraham, of Maintenance I his mother-in-law. The P.W. Design time was had by all. Some of the gett of the Stock Control Division I our boss, Lieut. (Jg) Y. H. Cry _

Section, will spend her i Section extends its deepest highlights were: Stan Swanson plainly states: find so many ways to make a chair
"Tain't no use''AKICKIN, squeak? We all tried it and it
Christmas leave in Augusta, Geor- sympathy to him. giving a beautiful display of horse- Taln't 'apt to bring one peace, doesn't work for ua.Everybody's .
gia. Mr. McKinley took a split Leroy Toake of the Architectural back riding, even though the horse For the wheel that squeaks the "
leave of some time last-.and the Section, is receiving .many won: Tommy McLaughlin was loudest been catching colds
Norma there yet was nowhere to be found. recently. First, Mr. Cole did then
P rest of this week. Miss telephone numbers and addresses Is the one that needs the
Lamparrille of P. W. Maintenance of maids from his co-workers Hmmmm I wonder; the roasted grease." }Ir. Cruse. Then one by one, almost .
chicken that was almost stolen bya % everybody took turns. Even
Section, has resigned since his wife has returned from
What do you say? the messenger came in sniffing
but Frank
cat was rescued by
Public Works foreman and one the maternity ward of the hos-
Zappacosta and Stan. Miss Ann Happy New Year!!! and croaking one day.
of the real old timers Is back on pital. '
Davis took to' smoking a pipe on a ------,-- I Just met Chief Machinist Haverstick .
the fold after service overseas in
Miss Elfrieda Rimmel AMM3c
bet and over the several
said she didn't like it but telephone
France E. L. Griffith, former of PW. Laboratory, has transferred Civilians 26 to 38 '
Ifr" won her bet. Ray BaMridge and days ago. He seems to be very
fit is
Army Captain, looking very to accept assignment Water
I girlfriend Alcise were K. P. duty- nice Indeed.
busy shaking hands! and greeting Treatment and Maintenance Department Face Draft AgainWASHINGTON
Carson had
an special
okl acquaintances. A &R ing.Ray
in Shop.
5 P. W. employees in the Main : Baldridge, who has been (CNS)-Selective liberty last Saturday. Not bad,
Kenneth Morkart of P.W. Lab- Junior not bad at all
Administration Building are looking connected with the Engineeringbut Service will resume inductioninto
h forward very eagerly to a oratory, is on Christmas leave. works over in Radar, has become the aimed services of men in Oralla, did you have a good time
Christmas party to be held In the Mrs. Harrel, wife of Lt. Edward well known for his strip the age group 26 through 37 "who oft that "43?" Sounds interesting
P.W. File Room of the Administration Harrel (formerly Dorothy Parker tease in the Bond Show. He hails are not now contributing to the Why, Baldwin! You, too? How'dya '
Building of P.W. Electrical Department), of from Memphis, Tenn. He was a war effort" in order to replace like that all-day special liberty

II.... Ethel M. Shanahan of Cherry Point, N. C., writes us that three-letter man in high school "men in the armed service who over the holidays. Did your litUenineyearold
dI the 1V.. llgn Section, is she likea "married life much bet- likes tennis track, football and have been or may have to be released daughter like the
i* Hllng her ChrMmavaoaa- ter than her desk job." excels in all three. Entered the for war production pur- pretty fur coat you gave her \

1r thin In her home with her two Inspection: >> Department Is returning University of Tenn. at the age of poses." The day after Christmas wee..
dMfthtr., Clare and IMtrklo / to normal again now seventeen, studying Chemical Engineering That was revealed by War Mobilization went hunting. More fun!
who have b#Mi aattn Hog St. that. Mr. Lovelaud I* with UA He worked as an oil Director James F.
JoMph's Academy In St. Au. once more. Quoting! Mr. Brogdo. field inspector for Texas Republic Byrnes who said: "More than other men in this age group not In

g*.iin, I'lorkl*. "I'm M glad that Mr Ix>ve- Oil Refining Co. Before enteringthe 2,000,000 men over 30 years of jige the armed services are preparedto
F. t). FuUertun+ o< U* Architectural laud h back M> I can return from Navy he was employed by the are now serving their country .in contribute to the war effort by
J V. Section, left for South "Do bl., Acting/ Chief Inspector ,i$ JJ Aircraft Corp. in the Engineering the armed services, and hence, it working in those industries which
,CarotiDs to alt**J. the funeral of to Single J\eUo& lo"pedor." Department doing layout ia not too much to expect that all are essential to the war effort."


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28 December 1944 CIVILIAN NEWS JAX AIR NEWS Page Nine

I Inspection And Survey DepartmentMetal \ I RECRUIT A FRIEND !I

Machines & Accessories Div., .

t. Ruth C. Ral ch, Reporter "B" w A ,

Shift Frank V. Moriarity, As t. here. Some of the Inspectors are 'I 1

HI Fellows! You never thoughtthe getting Christmas leave. ,
day would come--but it did. Muriel Mitchell and her husbandare

So, back to the good ole day shift visiting her parents in Norfolk -
you who have been holding down Va.---helpin them celebrate
7i 'A
the "B" shift. You did a swell Job their 51th wedding anniversary on
and if there was one word of dis- Christmas Day.
content we did not Hear It. You Virginia Williams is visiting her
can take Itt We trust we will be parents in Ohio this Christmas. ;
able to do likewise now that our She is staying on the "B" shift \r I

"turn" has arrived.In for another eight week l
our quest for news, we came ------- "=!!.---

upon this, written for our column:
"We don't know anything AccessoriesDivision"

only what we read in the papers, .
and THEY are doing a very I

good Job. We don't want to forget -
these two words WE and
THEY-In 1945: WE and THEYare By W. T. Martin

going to profit by the mistakes INSTRUMENT SHOP

I made in 1914. A HAP- "A" shift production In the gyro

PY NEW YEAR to all hands." room Is still on the up and up, con-
(Signed) Joe Hinson. siderably over this time last month.

This is a grand thought and we Other departments show similar

W with! to thank you for your good increase.E. .
wishes. We will all profit by our W. Robison celebrated a birth- C
mistakes. So, let's not make any day the other night but we never ,' i
in 1945.: did find out what one. While he A

Almeta Monts Sea 2c, attract- was absent gyro room personenl :.s.. Io
spread a large birthday cake -
ive blond Inspector in Shop 23B,
his bench
spread a large birthday
is featured in the "Servel Inklings"this ,
cake on his bench. We say "spread"because
month. The people in Evansville -
It was surely a humdingerand
Indiana, enjoyed your pic- almost covered the bench. You :
ture, Almeta! Miss Monts is leaving -
are a g-o-o-d man Robbie. Clifford
soon for Evansville and will Dowda has returned from leave,
enjoy New Years with friends and havmg spent the time at home in ;

lelativea. Palatka with her son, who is a 1
Weekly band concerts are con- paratrooper Recently W. C. Mc- .
tinuing in popularity. Several Inspectors Duffle formerly AMM1c, visited
participate in the dancing. the shop all dolled up in civilian
Lots of pep in our male inspectors clothes Until his discharge he was
Girls beware of these W.O. instructor in the gyro room..Julia

W'. Worn Out Wolves Calhoun's brother, who is In the
\\'e welcome each and everyone I Army Air Corps, visited her re- E .

of the following to our department. cently. ._
:May >our .stay. berust Our radium painter, WAVE __
pleasant:: George W. 'raw, Alice Makl, S2c, of Virginia. Minn., .
Sic; Mildred B. Grubit-k. Sic; was married to James A. Wallace, o .
Virginia t:. Tracer, S'ic; ioukeMarcy SClc, of Hazelhurst Miss.. December .l'ro'/
Sr; Gertrude Camlet, 8th. The ceremony was performed If. /It'h12c.11"Tr .
KZo; and M. L. Thomas, Se. at the Protestant Chapel I ,",. '
here at the Station by Chaplain
Called Mrs. Styron and she says
Brown. It was a military wedding
"from our main office S2c Mildred I
with Helen Ruth Lee. AMMSc. as
Steele is leaving for Lexington. bridesmaid, and Frank Pontlcarvo --- --
Ky., to spend Christmas and she best James is an overseas ------- --- --- -
man. I
hal been so excited that we have veteran with four years' service in Ingram Becomes Baby Flat Tops Shop 20By
'had to pull her down out of the air the Navy. He has seen service in I I

several times" That's swell Mil- Iceland, England Africa and quitea I 18th Admiral "SI! n" Tyler
died, hope you hav a grand trip lot of action in the Pacific.[ Our Prove Worth In Glenn Huff wenl out to the
Mr. Nelson is back from a short shop takes pleasure in extending"best f In The parking lot to start on the trip
]EaVe.'e missed him. In the Instrument \\ishes" for their happiness.B. \ Navy 11.1 home He said, "I looked all over

Shop. Someone else has C. Blitch, acting quaiterman Promotion of V/Adm. Jonas Pacific Combat the place three times and could not
been out. Who? Minnie Leone. on "A" shift, spent Christmas at Ingram commander of the At- find it so I just sat down and

82(', Just got back from Minnesota Savannah Ga., with his father, lantic Fleets to the rank of full II No account of carrier action in waited until all the rest were gone
Speaking of the Instrument i who is an Invalid. This marked the admiral raises to 18 the number this war would be complete with- I and there it was." Rex said, "Yeah!lI

Shop reminds me of the two lovely first Christmas the two spent to- of 4-star admirals in the U. S. I out full acknowledgement of the I remember that too. I was havingmy
WAVES who just reported here I gether in eighteen years. After Navy role of the big earner's little broth- I troubles further up the way
from Hunter College: N. Y, They I this, he visited his aunt and sisterin Others, and their current as- \ er-popularly called the "baby patching a tire."
are Mary "Jerry" Gerow from I Beaufort S. C. John Onstott, until the little We have a new man In the Mill
signments are: Willia mD. Leahy, flat-top" courageous
Birmingham, Michigan, and Mary acting leadingman on "B" shift, istaking Chief of Staff to the Commander- ; vessels came of age in the Pacific Department. Basil Houck is his
Dowell from Cleveland. Ohio. Welcome several days' leave to rest II name. He comes from Iowa.
in-Chief, U. S. Army and Navy; combat zones
riUH'KI.I.KK; : SHOP J. E. Hyndman spent a week in
to both of you girls. Ernest J. King, Commander-ln- For while the earliest roles of
of "A" shift has his folks. His son was
Hellen Moore Ocala with
Marjorie: Allen inspector in the I Chief, U. S. Army and Navy; the ship designated as the CVE :
leave due to'' from Portland, Oiegoru"Hymle"
several days' there
Instrument Shop was talking to been on Ernest J. King Commander-in- were those of convoy, and the ferrying -
illness of her daughter, Lula Rape : "I ate so
me recently and seems very happyin Chief U. S. Fleet. Chief of Naval of war planes to combat says I broke
has returned to work after spend- chicken while in Ocala that
her new location. She was : Operations and Commander, 10th zones, the most recent evolution' "
week's leave with her parentsin I belt.
transferred from Cable Shop. ing a Fleet; Charles P. Snyder, USN of war at sea has placed them my
have the Mill Department -
Tennessee Glad to you I The girls In
They? tell me Terry Cannon, 'back Lula. I Ret, Navy Inspector General; in the very front line of Pacific Annie Marlow a nice
also In the Instrument: Shop, sure The average employee of any Chester W. Nimitz, Commander, action. They have been moved' housecoat gave and slippers, for Chi'1st-
hates to we his red headed girl absorbed In the matter-of- 1st Fleet, Commander-in-Chief, from the "B" squad to the varsity :

friend transfer to night shift. May-" shop fact ,routine of his work is apt to Pacific Fleet, and Pacific Ocean so to speak as their planes I'' mas.Cala Mae had mistletoe in her
be it won't be for "too long tell you there is nothing of general Areas; Royal E. Ingersoll (recently have taken over the myriad tasksof hair today. I asked her what hap-

Terry! interest in his particular shop in transferred to Pacific; William modern amphibious operation. pened. She said, "I ain't talking."
Hi you boys and girls! Don't the of equipment or product.Yet F. Halsey, Jr., Commander, Reasons for the enlarged ruleof i It must have been a success
Jax Air News Item 3d Fleet; Raymond A. Spruance, the mass-produced"' smaller\
forget our her
it is doubtful if there is a shopin I though, because I heard say:
Box! Its location is in a handy Commander, 5th Fleet; Harold R. currier are readily apparent. In whole
the whole A & R but what is so "I am going to bring a arm-
spot leading to Mr. Hlnson's oftice. : loaded with realms of wonder and Stork Commander 12th Fleet'and large wale amphibious operations I full tomorrow She further states"
Your splendid spirit of cooperation I Commander U. S. Naval Forces in there are many vitally( Important I at home
fascination to one who is not bogged i she has some presents
in repotting items of Interest down with everrday familiarity Europe; William H. Standley, USN but small jobs, each of I marked "Do not open until Xmas,"
to this column is appreciated I Ret.. Office of Strategic Services; which can bet, be done by a : to
that not so long ago many which she is just openbut
by all our readers Thanks, now taken as commonplace I Arthur J. Hepburn, USN Ret., few planes at a time. hat's I I can't!
things I Chairman of General Board;; where the! big first line carrier
everybody would have been disbelieved or con- I I wonder how many saw-
"A" SHIFT HKPOUTKKliernlce sidered downright impossible.Take I Thomas C. Hart USN Ret., find Itself at a disadvantage moon last week when the star hid
Bode ber of General Board; and where the C'YE conies of did
the Propeller Shop for In behind it. Well! I know some ,
By the time we read this Christmas stance. Few people know how delicately I Reeves, USN Ret.. Office of a Re. I some of the sweet young things
will be over and a New Year an airplane propeller is I Secretary of the Navy Harry E.Yarnell. I In handling the multitude of I I II I rem ked: "What a beautiful moon
shift will be "A" USN Ret., Office of the small jobs incident toI "
fttarted--the "B" balanced. In some cases a propeller hurry up to pitch woo under
shift We have enjoyed working weighing half a ton is so per Chief of Naval Operations; Orin G, chasing the Japs from their island XMAS GREETINGS TO ALL,
nights, but we will be glad to be fectly balanced and sensitive thata Muifln, USN Ret., President, Court I bastions, the very smallness of the I I SLIM
back on the day shift for eight person blowing on a blade will of Inquiry, Pearl Harbor Attack; I CVE becomes an asset. Due to its -- .-- ---
Edward C. Kalbfus. USN, Ret., I -
Weeks start it In motion! In this shop extreme maneuverability, It can I
It's hard to find news _around when a propeller Is balanced, sucha Member, General Board, Member turn into the wind launch the necessary Good Jobs After War
Pearl Harbor Court of Inquiry
and be back on
thing as a gentle draft from an planes,
Historian of Navy: Claude C. Predicted For Seabees
door might easily disturb the course quicker and easier than its
open process and a fan, of course, is Bloch, USN Ret., Member, General big brother. Likewise launching of WASHINGTON .CNS) The
Board James 0, Richardson, USN
turned off. ; a few planes from a small carrier training Seabees receive should
Then there is the matter of the Ret., Executive does not hold up a large number I qualify them for good jobs after
speed of a propeller tip. It is cal- Relief Society. of other planes as would be the the war, Ctlr. S. E. Mitler told a
culated that the tip of a blade of a ---------- case on the larger carriers. I recent meeting of the American

15 foot propeller at 2600 revolu- output horsepower, such as takeoff I Saipan proved beyond all doubt Merchant Marine Conference
tions a minute will travel at a and red line operation of the that the CVE could be a battle I With American Foreign Trade

speed approximating 33,000 milesa engine. handy warship despite its notor- I I after the war likely to be plentiful ..
day, or faster than the earth revolves. "The Sweater Girl" has a dual iously light construction necessitated Cdr Mittler said there should r
... According to William A. purpose job. It aids in coolingof by the need for many of be ample opportunity in the ranksof
Battle acting quarterman, thereis the engine and eliminates de- them quickly.At longshoremen for Seabees "who
plenty of Interest in his shop.A icing equipment.The Saipan planes from the CVEs have already] proven their worth
late feature of one type of propeller fans and diffuser are mounted gave our Marines the closest air and properly served their appren
Is known as a "Sweater on the rear of the hub attached I support of any of our Pacific land ticeship." *
Girl." Let Franklin H. Vickers, In- to the de-icing collector a8SE'mbly -IlnRs.II --"ii'--

structor, tell you about it: forty-three inches In diameter Pas The Ammunition

"The PBM is equipped additional with a I having seventy-two blades, five Kong Gels Medal ;Honor NEW YORK (CNS-In a little !:o

propeller that called has in an the field a inches long. II LEYTE (CNS) -MaJ. Richard more than three months, three s
garment Girl." There are a few minor changesInvolved I. Bong, the Army's top air ace, American armies in Fiance tiled ,
"Sweater its sweaterfor on the cowling of the engine who scorned assignment as a gun- 300,000.000 rounds of ,small arms !
meek mild and uses
THE Jap civilian The propeller I
The total over all additional nery instructor to engage in com- ammunition; 4,426,000 rounds of
.. But the moment he puts on a the same purpose as any girl
weight Is one-hundred and twenty- bat missions, has been awarded 106 mOl ammunition: 1,248,000 .
jniforrn. h. become a different man. would This to fan keep and warm.diffuser replace six pounds. the nation's highest military honor rounds of 196 mm. shells and 3- .,' I

,lie becomes arrogant and proud ofhimselfe the cuffs which were mounted on "The Sweater Girl" has been in -the Congressional Medal of 500,000) rounds of mortar h.U.. ._
\ bin abot. The explanation blade for the of ad- use at Norfolk for a considerable' Honor. He shot down eight enemy
'Is that the uniform give him the au each ditional blade 81etor purpose the pur- length of time and has proved satisfactory aircraft between Oct. 10, 1944: and to 38, highest for any American

.thority__ of the Emperor: r pose of cooling the engine at high ." Nov. 15, 1944, to raise his total airman in this war.


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Page Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 28 December 1944
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E WELFARE I \WAVES ,Bundle'Up Giving The WAVES A Hand, I

o PRESENTS I Over 20,000 \ ...,...


(i7DDDDODODnD000O0DDBDDG Packages Her( ,.

1! i! ea .v v e yg
"Wrapped by the Waves" is not'
I pii only a slogan, it is practically a
; career.- Ask any of the- more than
[150 Waves who wrapped Christmas
t tf packages for the sailors and Ma
Y rines and you will find out that
: they put in plenty of time at the
; JI Hostess- House and the new audi
I- F torium. It is estimated that they-
i wrapped in excess of 20.000 packages -
iI i and on many occasions when
I | it came time to secure the Hostes
House the Waves asked- to stay on
a'e a bit longer:: in order that they- Lj .
I could finish up the packages on Y;
I hand. Mates, our Waves deserve
a world of credit and we want
I them to know that we are truly
grateful. Also, we want to tHank
: Mrs. J. B. Lynch who spent- prartically -
I ] every afternoon lending- : a
hand: Mrs Norma Dee- who supervised
the wrapping and Lt
I ijg:: ) Virginia Parnell, Lt i jg > Ar-
;r4r ai 'line Fredsall, and Ensign Marv
Devlin who assisted- Mrs. Dee
I The Captain not unmindful of
t the grand job which the Waves
d did praised them- for their voluntary
spirit of cooperation and unselfishness
in giving:: up much ot
their spare time. He comnu
particularly Lieutenants Fredsall ,
'f -
and Parnell, Ensign:: Delvin and the ... .
k.H following:: enlisted Waves: Betty When the .going/ /gets! tough all hands ht'R0! That l I.* a ;Navy tradition. Here you see' from left
Jane- Scott SpS2c; Miriam Brooks, to right :\Ir.., .J, H. Lynch, wife of they commanding officer: 1.01< :) \1rlnl1"arnell/ assistant Ship's
Sic: Lilian Lasch SK2c; Ann Ned- i Service officer; and :airs". Norman I>ee, civilian hostess at the hont-*",* house gi\lng the WAVES a hand
ler. S2c: Mary Ann Anderson S2c I in their Christum*, gift wrapping
.. .
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1- V -- -
Iii -- -
and Marie
:1 Koontz SK2c.: -

' : I M.A.D.--Warrant- Sailors More Smoking Unofficial I IOFFICERS BACK DRAW FROM PRAISE COMBAT OF I

f Gloria De Haven Officer Covers I' Uu When the going gets tough In

Comedy flavored movies fill the I fleet activities, it's'a safe bet that ordnance
officer in
entertainment bill for the next Lo Of TerritoryDuring Survey Reveals"Are aircrewmen- are in the thick of it. the torpedo
seven days at NATTC, followinga I That's attested to by a trio of squadron
week-long ,Christmas entertain- officers Just back from six months' They went- aboard the carrier
Chief- Warrant Officer you smoking more, less or
ment program which saw stars of Avery Graves' 27 years in the Ma- I the same quantity of cigarettesthat continuous sea duty in the Pacific, last Spring and except for an
.. Hollywood. Broadway and radio rine Corps he has covered a lot you formerly smoked ?" In where they were aboard a new occasional "beach party" were at
appear in person on the stage of of land and water in different- I I view of the cigarette shortage, the an aircraft Air carrier and attached to sea continuously until the end of,
a the new auditorium I countries. Serving most of his reports of trading bicycles and Group. They're at NATTC September They'll tell- you, too,
time in the suits of clothes- for carton of getting refresher courses- at the that their air
"The Thin Man Goes Home. Dominican a Aviation group was "first at
another in the popular comedy- I France Cuba Nicaragua Republlc// cigarettes- and the prospect of a \ In two Ordnance Officer of the School. Palau," "first at the Philippines,"
mystery series starring: William years with the Fleet Corps school to "teach one how to "roll dive bomber squadrons and group-- taking part in a softening-up activity -
Powell and Myrna Loy goes on Reserves. The soft spoken Ad- '' your own, we decided to make our torpedo bomber I back in September, and
tonight at 1800 and :2000. Enhancing jutant served a year and three own study to find out Just what nearly two dozen aircrewmen re- I "first over the Bonins." ...
the cast is lovely GloriaDe months in France in the first world the- situation was at NATTC. i I Cross ceived these the Distinguished returning officers. Flying recalled -I Nine officers received the Navy .

Haven. war.Mr. I In our survey we asked a representative the other day while with : Cross in the dive bomber squad
Next Wednesday, the comedy- Graves was appointed Ad- group of men and ron alone, and Lt. Sanson receivedthe
musical, "Here Comes the Waves," jutant of the Marin,. Detachment WAVES at NATTC the above- .r Bronze Star for exceptionally
shows at 1715 and :2000. Betty' on 20 Novemberof question together with two other meritorious service All three wear
Hutton plays the dual roles of I this questions, "how many cigarettesdid : the Asiatic-Pacific theatre ribbon
twin sisters and Buig ('f>shv flll. year relieving you formerly smoke' and how with three bronze stars indicatingas
the not-tofHdifficiilt rule! fur him C.W.O. Y many are you smoking now" and many major campaigns in
H. W Griffin.Mr. "if you are smoking more, what which they participated.
is the reason ?"
Graves'lonJ:' Their air
t This survey disclosed that almost I group was credited
years as an en- one-half of the personnel interviewed with !sinking' a 27.000-ton Shokaku
hued man have t are smoking more than t class carrier in the Philippine Sea

t-niKhetl< his understanding formerly while 48 per cent are and. the same group chalked up

of smoking the same quantity of cigarettes I..... \\Vnzel. Quay and San sou hiring\ the scarcely seven months'sea
activity a total of 402.000
as before and 3 per cent tons
the enlistedman's are smoking less. justifiable pride telling of some of shipping sunk, probably sunk
of the exploits of their air 1 and damaged. The
problems The average daily cigarette con- group. group is cred.
and how to cope C'\VO sumption for those who are smok- : The trio includes Lt. William Quayof ited with 261 planes shot in the
4'e + with them.'t'r)' (Jraves ing more is about one and two- Philadelphia who wasn't around air during engagements. :: in those
While Mr. Graves was in Nicaragua ,thirds of a pack which is a rather when the interviewing- took place seven months and as one of the
from 1927 to 1932 as a Top { ,pronounced- increase over the one I i I and who was administrative offi- trio said "We couldn't even keep
Sgt.. he received a commission asa j package average which this group cer for the dive bomber squadron; track of those shot on the ground."
Lieutenant- in the Lt. E. B. Wenzel of Duluth Minn.,
NicaraguanI I I formerly smoked. One sailor has Developments- in aviation ordnance -
National Guard. He understandsand who was ordnance officer for the .
Jumped his daily quota from one have been- so rapid that the
speaks the Spanish language i to three packs. In the case of those!' same squadron: and Lt. (jg) A. I. I officers were sent here for a re-
fluently | :smoking about the same quantity 1: Sanson. of Philadelphia who was ,, fresher- course."VETERAN.
Mr. Graves received his Warrant 'j as formerly the consumption is ---- ----- "

Officer's commission in 1912 roughly one pack a day. T-EM Division Holds PILOT1AnnEU

and was promoted to Chief War- For those smoking more the reasons I I I
rant Officer on 1 March of 191 t. most frequently given were Big Christmas Party TO STAFF
Anne Shirleyof He resides in Jacksonville with I "prospects of overseas duty" and
I Some 400 officers, enlisted OF AFC SCHOOL
a crooner-swooner. his wife and 14-year-old stepson. "war tension Other reasons were'
Saturday's showing is "Snow i I ---- \ & --- "could not smoke at civilian Job" and civilian personnel in men'l NATTC welcomes aboard another
"flying fatigue," "women" and the vision and members of their
White and the Seven Dwarfs pilot on its staff Lt. AndrewB.
the'Disney cartoon that created aI;I Lt. Camp O-In-C prize "my mom isn't around to ilies last week participated in a ,I Brower from New York City.
sensation in the movie world a ; make me cut down on my amokn I' Christmas party staged from 1900 Mr. Brower took up flying in 1929
few years ago. !I Of AOO School ." 'I to 2100 in Hangar 525. and obtained- his first pilot licensein
"Does taste
The 'hedule (at the NATTC your"cigarette dif"I'I' Among the guests attending the 193.THe
auditorium) : | Lt. W. G. Camp is now officer ferent lately ? Try "Cubebs! affair were Capt. J. B. Lynch, then operated an airport at
in of the Aviation OrdnanceOfficers' ---- Philadelphia until 19.19. For the ,
Tonight, IS()(), 2000. Thin charge Commanding NATTC, and Mrs. I tI1)
Lt : next two his
succeeding years
Man G o."'* Home. with William FLASHES FROM Lynch Captain Lynch spoke brief-- "
j j changed and
Comdr. A. B. Bennett who was during this period he
and Gloria ,
Powell( ) yrna Ixiy ly extending his personal Christmas
i detached last Friday. Mr. Camp is WAVE BARRACKSPlease i organized and served as director
De Haven.Friday. greetings to the and
i : from Baltimore, Md., where he was group ex- I and executive vice president of toI
11I4)< 0, 2000, "FarewellMy weI I pressing the belief that more ettogether's -
the Associated
director of the some one help us, I Physicians Service
of that nature should be !
Dick Powell
Lo\ely, with MarylandAcademy are all in a muddle- trying to dis- of America, a hospital insurance
and Anne Shirley.Saturday. of cover who it is that has Prattin held.The plan with headquarters in New
1800. 2000. now Sciences.- He en- such a whirl that she recites hangar had been attractively York.
i White and time Seven Dwarf-*." 1 tered the Navy telephone l numbers to the cashier decorated by the Visual Aids From 1911 until he entered live<

Sunday, 1.'(1(), "Something to in March of in Ship's Service Department of AEM. Christmas Navy in January of 1913, Lt. i
Shout .\b<".t," with Don Ameclie. 1943 attendingthe We bid fond farewell to the tree decorations -refreshments I Brower flew civil contract work,
Sunday I 1800, 2000( ( "(.lrl indoctrination girls who are graduating. from were furnished by the Welfare Department. I serving as instructor
F school at Storekeepers School l -- Lillian Before the evening was
Rush, with ranee: uigford. ,
for Army
i over, "Old Santa" himself had
Monday 1800. 2000( ''']'hr_ I. Fort Schuyler, Lasch SKV2c who returns to Pasco I I
N. y He received Washington, and Marie Koontz made his appearance midst the and Navy
with :Marjorie Iteyno1J -
a family '
and C'liarlen Kuggk' further i Smoky >>> SKV'2c, who is going to I hilarious laughter and applause( of aViation cadets.
/ I
r ...8kollI i training at the the Board of Trade Bldg. in Chi- the children. : After joining
Tuesday, 1800, 2000. General OrdLt.. W. O. I Those L
Camp cago. Happy landing girls. attending were presented ,
the he
Navy was
in ll< llyw Nnl, with Tom C 41n- and Bomb Schools a varied of '
nance Disposal Happy will be the day when Joe program entertainment
way.Wednesday. each 1 Washington:: the A. O. O. graduates from A} M School. Maybe I including dancing and community i sent to Corpus
1713. 2000. "Here School at NATTC Jacksonville, I after- he leaves- Lamont will singing, skits, a magician's act : Christi and then
Come the \\ ,\'tS: with HlngCrosby and the Ammunition Handling leave paste brushes out of inkwells piano, accordian, and guitar solos to New Orleans
and Betty Ilutton.r School at Hingham. Mass. Mr. -could he. and movies.
I where he won
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r Camp then- returned to NATTC Who is it that loves their Job of
A Washington general, with a where he was instructor at the picking up cigarette. butts so well I asks "00 you hive.a husband in I his wings. Hi*
well-earned reputation for being a I A. O. O., later- being appointed that they continue picking up butts France or a brother in Italy," "A next tour of duJj ,
gay old bird, phoned his wife one administrative assistant! to Lt. even while on liberty in Jackson- sweetheart in the South P.tcinc." I.t. ISrnwer ty took him toN j
morning shortly after 7. "1 will Comdr. Bennett. ville? Well Jones/ie. well go over and wrap a few A S. St. Louis, where he was
have to skip dinner again, darling" The new officer in charge was How much we enjoy the Christmas Christmas packages for the boyu operations officer and later Jw
I lw told her, "I am working on graduated from the University of carols by the bind. around the l'ut for h.,,,. The girl grab their was appointed officer in charge of
something very Important." Why Texas in 1923 and did post graduate Christmas tree each evening can- coats and fly to the Hostess House Smartt Field, an auxiliary trainingbase
... don't you bring the work home work at Columbia. University not he put bite w rd-V but it puts -which ia exactly what we have of N.A.S., St. Louis. He was
with you ?" suggested his wife I where he was on the staff for manya'girl in the Christmas riool to-Hy -or have you forgotten we subsequently appointed operation
acidly, "I'd like to meet her- too. 'I several years. and when a voice over the nuke have tap at 22O. GOOD NIGHT officer of both of these stations *


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Talented Artist Dispensers Of The Cabbage LB0L4Bt7BOBani u iscOQBD

I M. A. 1

ThTCen Now Drawing For I Ramblings i


tty Pfr. Herb Johnston! Jr.
John lllchbotirg, AKMSc HARD TO PLEASE is Sgt Alex

Talented versatile and single-, Stamcoff. When fresh out of boot
that's Charles (Chuck) Heston camp, he decided he wanted to bea
AEM2c attached to the Instruc. baker, so the Marine Corps gave
tional Aids Department of the him a Job as a cook. Now that
AEM School at NATTC. Galley No. 3 is closed Stamcoff
Now that "White Christmas" is His Job is to turn out brightly has realized his dream; he's a ba
Just a memory, tucked away In colored diagrams;: charts picturesand ker. So he's happy? Phooey! It's
Bin}? Crosby's scrip album, all other visual aid material for nothink but cookink he's vantlng
NATTC prepared to make the tug I AEM "A" and "B", and the Air- a a y anymore; ( And up to his elbows In
on the calendar that will discard : borne Searchlight Schools It's a S ,.r rkNBRofe dough yet! ) Says :Alex, eloquentlyand )
the final page of 194(. On I big job but he and his staff of 10 e .Y} IM with gestures "PHOOEY!"
31 Dec. about midnight, when' men handle it smoothly
glasses are tilted there will be I Heston derives a lot of pleasure NEW YKAK'S KKSOLl'TIONS: :

many toasts exchanged for the from his work, and most of his Corp. Dan Savitt (Manager <
New Year' Let's all of us hope I spare time is i without portfolio Sqd. 2 Office))

that next year we can exchange t spent with a I! to buy a better car for less. Savitt -
these name toasts from Main r sez, "I got $50, but who has
Street Home Town, U. S. A.NKXVSKKKL I palette in one a good used car?"

: : RE:\'IElVSS hand and a c'"' Top Sgt, Robertson (wjio assists
paint brush in f Savitt with Sqd. 2 biz)--to spendat :
With the ole' pigskin and helmet A'
I the other. Portraits < least 7 more hours daily polishing
'neatly tucked away In mothballs his sedan, the intense and brilliant

another I .1 a landscape --1
for campaign everyonecan 1 lustre of which has already
look back upon some thrilling I( \ .mss or what 4. ruined the 20-20 vision of countless
Saturday afternoons at the Mason i itdoun't
have you -- L gyr ene8.
field gridiron: My girl friend matteras "'v. S, Sgt. (George Hollow ay, JUl.
and I use to rush over to Mason long as he's Legal le1)t.-to eat fattening

field Just before kickoff time. painting How- food., avoid l fatigue and to forego
We had reserved seats. You l I I Charles leton ever Heston!! is forever his fidgety fingerdrumming. .
know-the kind of seats where you not the long hair type who would Here are the men who are responsible for !scheduling' payrolls and .
sit po high up.- every time an F4U probably starve in a garret some- other dntle of the Disbursing"' Office. Seated 1 In Lt (jg) Ralph Irln- t Sgt. Major Barton (who needs no
passed' we had to lift our legs up. where were it not for the Navy i I die Disbursing Officer' Standing, from left to right are Lt. (jg) identification become equally
It got so cold one afternoonwe Decidedly not. Heston is a "go- Samuel SUn, Lt. (jg) William Marlin, and ChSK T. A. UI\\'IIII. adept at wielding the "Appjovt-d" y
had to use' clouds for blankets. getter," His aim is a career in --- -- stamp as he is in bearing down on
My girl friend likes football. commercial art after the war. His I the "Not Approved" stamp! whenit
-. She says the best part of the other interests are sports', photo Disbursing Office Capably Performs comes to Furloughs Special Liberties -
game-is after every play, when' all raphy and--a girl. There has been and all stuff like that there.
the players gather in a circle and some! talk of a ring, but he claims I Sgt. Jim Avarsano MAA Galley -
tell)) secrets Her favorite sport it's just scuttlebutt Vital ( And We Mean Vital ) Function"What No. 4--to start addressing next

is tennis Ithink she's "nets" Heston is a native of Atlantic I. year's Xmas cards sometime in

about It! City, N. J., and saw the light of I the army gets paid only I August rather than waiting until
THIS PEAR I MILAN IF: day for the first time 14 October once a month ?" yes mates that is while en route or while on leave Dec. 22nd as he did this time.

The initial of thenew I 1020. At an early age he showeda the word so you will probably feel a you should need money :you can I Top Sgt. "Nick" JamSq. ltl.
thatof marked aptitude for drawing.By little kinder towards Lt. (jg) R. L. present your "pay record" to any : 1-To try to be a little hit co.... "-
born "infant year" is I
himself with I the time he had reached the Grindle and his disbursing office Navy or Army disbursing officer I mouthed and not monopolleeery
having to confront
age of 16 his charcoal sketchesand staff when you consider' that theydo and he will hand o\'er'the cabbage conversation ( Did anycne
the> determined cuy who pops up water colors had been'ex- just twice the amount of work i -that is provided your "record" ever' hear Top. Kay moret ha n 6
with his annual i ew Years resolutions hibited both at Atlantic City and that the army does in order to keep shows an accumulation of funds. words an hour?)

Our NATTC "Needlenoses. Philadelphia. the sheriff away from your front The disbursing office, as joirmight 1! Sgt. "Pappy" Paplle ( Sinitra with .
always on the alert, managed to the field door. well Is sinewsto get last Post
Heston made good in ; Imagine full of (statistics every
catch the following with their resolution of commercial art in a big way. The disbursing office, which Is a and factual cia t 1but ,I Office man out for Judo every day
plans down--McLaughlin, Before he entered the Navy, he division of the supply corp bandies there is a human side to all of also to keep plugging the popular
AOMB2c-"No" more of that 'awefuJ' I had more commissions than he the pay accounts of all officer these cold figures. I songs 'till they land on the
beverage Kaysen. AOMB could handle from i "Hit Parade- Look what he did
: magazine publishers and enlisted personnel and at a For instance the largest accu-
3c-"A date with a Wave AFC'er" who snapped up his illustrative station the sizg of NATTC, this mulation which Mr. Grindle can recall 1 for "Cherry" and "Arthur Murray
It. A. Swain. AOMT)3c( ) "
work. Taught Me Dancing! Look if
I small you
is job. approximated 3000. This belonged
"To study for advancement in ?. __ ij ___h_ must; but puhleez don't listen!
to a sailor who
The current total monthly pay reported
rate. Bryan AOMT)2r( )
t Pvt. Victor
Stowinsky, M.A.D.'sChid
mil here after having been missing in
cards" Three Students Get averages about a
"Never to tear up playing I Rolling-stock Fixer Upper
the Pacific for over 14 months.As .
lion dollars nod there can be no
Renter., AOM(T) lc "To read 1 to say "NO," just once, to-a fellow
V-7 Appointments do notbalallf' far as allotments are concerned
mistake If the accounts '
Dale Carnegie's Book" Whit- who asks a favor (A resolution
dependents allotments
I' and there IN a shortagethe
"To Three AEM students goingto 1
field AOMT)3c practice are he'll never keep).
officers mll..tmake j list. This is followed by War Bond
bowling.: Kriatian. AOMT) make the change from Salt to disbursing out of allotments About 80 cent of I Pfc. Ed Erdman, Post Office
the difference per
3c-"Never to leave the barrackson I Middle and seaman second to ensign III| the enlisted NCOIC-to carry 14 men In his
Now canappreciate present personnel and
duty night" Black OAM their 0IHWkt't. ( count you, and PO per cent of the officers make-- 5-passenger "Ask the Man Who
(T)2c-"To) drive on paved roads I Glenn E. Merritt, Thomas M. recount the why bill,they they hand out I monthly purchases of bonds in this Owns One-," instead of the usual
: Harrison and Zilian D. Rumbergerleft 11.
the lit and 18th). j manner with the former putting up
travel NATTC last Saturday to attend on |
Droullard. AOM3c"To over $37,000 a month and the officers Corp. Ed Miner, ex.M.A.D.-now
ty bus rather' than his obsolete Midshipman School under the Also, have you wondered why almost 7000. One of the M. F. OTU-to come out from behind
('ar," E. Smith-"To better Navy's V-7 program The three received our pay varies from time to time? personnel of this command is buying those dark glasses and STAY
my understanding' of human na their appointments through This is due to the fact that we are a $150 bond each month. out!

ture." Pat Long"Keep my he Officers Selection Board with always paid to the nearest dollar. Then there are allotments to the Sgt. John Oldford Blown, Chief'
hair cut." Fred Cray ."Big official approval from the Bureauof i No small change stuff for our i Red Cross and Navy Relief So- MAAto always play football on

ger: and better deals." T. Ma- I Navy Personnel. Navy! I, ciety to cover money borrowed the same side that has Sft. Wm
resco "Less work and more Their first stop is at Rensselaer I Many of us have heard about from these organizations. The lastis "Tiny" Penniman on it.

school." Mr. McCants--"To do,, Polytechnic Institute at Troy, the new pay system which was family allowance allotments. i I Sgt. "'m. "Tln>'" Penniman,
everything to best of my ability." : N. y,. for a refresher couise. Upon I established several months ago, I In addition to monthly pay, the 1 II(). Transfer ppt.-tn aluay
Jane Foster-"I'm happy the completion of the V-7 school, they but do you know the importance of Disbursing Office- handles the pay- II play football on the opposite aide i
way I amj" T. Harper will be commissioned ensigns.: it to us. Under this "permanentpay ment of all travel claims for official of the one that has Sgt. Oldford
"Nothing special." L. S Smith"I Merritt Is from St. Louis He record" system we carry our I travel and formerly went so I IIrow on It. (Editor'," note: Cute
never make 'em." ChiefViolet enlisted in the Navy in Septemberof pay record with us whenever we far as to procure travel reserva I kl -"Knock off smoking at 1013. and formerly attended the I are moved and immediately upon tions. This is now taken care of i downing).
3645 every day except Sunday." Missouri School of Mines Collegeat I arrival at our new station the disbursing by the Central Transportation Office 1 Sgt. Arnold Troncone, HQ. What
J. Schum-"Not to speak to I Rolla. Mo. Rumberger, from officer there will have a Does He Do? -to quit football)} all

strange women on buses' Lt. Tyrone Pa. was a student at the complete history of our pay status I Then- there is that organizationwhich together or at least to learn net to
jg) Schoenbals-"Not to make I University of Pittsburgh, and Harrison thereby eliminating delay, red so frequently hangs: out the zig when he oughta zag.
any New' Years resolutions!" an Adrian, Ga., boy, attended tape and possibly an empty bill I sign "closed' for inventory will reopen Corp. Don McClung, Mes&oge-
I Middle Georgia Junior College ''fold for a few da 's. Moreover, if four days 18 ler"-you guess: I 1 Center and Pfc. Dean Heidman
enJoyed -
From Unit One-hope you I 1
HQ. Office -to make at least one
Christmas and to alla itsmall stores!! and it comes
Happy New Year. Up the advancement Master Of The Organ under the jurisdiction of the Disbursing guest" appearance on "Grand 01'
Opry, and to talk Ray Acuff into
ladder climbed the following Office' Small stores! whenour
complement was larger, did joining the Marine Corps.
J. Oltman,
to AEM3c: G.
Corp. Joe Gartner. Post Office--
annual business' of
an over 1200.
W. Jl. Stoffers and J. F. Tyle. Anf'Yt' I'
000, and incidently all] of this to cut at least a half hour off the
to the leave chart and we time it takes him to comb
j money must be accounted for
Louisiana trek for T-Sgt. ._ or
Bight else his hair, also to give up that "Eau
J. C. Bale and soon G. Oilman
De Garbage" cologne.
In all, small More carrier
EM3c visits Chicago Heights flhottt 12.1 different Item with j i! Pfc. Yours Truly, Dope-off Deluxe -
.A JIIO riding the rails home will be
to get busy on the resolutions
:i' H "T" shirts! and shorts. leading In
P. Long to Michigan, and W. J
sales. J'rnbahh'011: neerthought he started making at least 25
Warden to West Long Beach, N. J !
years ago
to consider It, but all
Dt'pt.--'ho doesn t
sales at small More aremade I| HAPPY NEW YEAR!
wash their coffee cupand whydoesn't I .......f
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at actual cost to the Navy. I
she? Spotlight of the week
The Djsbursing Office as: we
on Marine Staff Sgt. William G Too Close To Home
0 have said is in charge rrf Lt.
Woodall. The fourth stripe just Grindle. Hs is from Conway. N. ;i Gerry R. Holden, Jr., SK3c
added. "Woody.--the "boys I H a graduate of the Universityof spends most of his working hoursIn
pet mane-has a permanent hat New Hampshire and prior to his the Personnel Department helping '
lack in Adams N. Y. Was entrance In the Navy he was accountant enlisted' men keep their family
electrician in pre-war days for several companies In allotments)} straight, but when
graduate of AOMB school the granite state. I it came time for him to register:
now doing 4.0 as leading tutor of Assisting' him are Lt jgV) :, R. a second child with the benefits
2nd week. Likes the gridironand Marling Lt. (jg) S. B. Sifcrs and agency, he was strictly off the '
more than held his own for Chief Storekeeper T. A. Davis. beam.

NATTC Marine team lest we Mr Marling Is from Madison. Wis., In fact, it took a reminder from
forget is married and a fatker too'' attended the University of Wisconsin Lt. Cmdr. T. A. Paulson Personnel -

From Unit Five Class M-5A and was manager of the Mar Officer, to bring Holden
graduated with top scholastic honors ling Lumber Company of Wisconsin around, when Mrs. Holden presented -
to A. S. Kenley. Runnerupfor Rapids WIs. Lt Sifers calls him with a baby daughter Tues-
top laurels was N. J.. Galem- ii-- Kansas City, Mo., his home He is day morning, 18 December.
bt>rtl. Congrats to C. J. Kasper : a graduate of the University of The mental strain must have
who discards with hat for togs sis ?"J Kansas and was treasurer of theJ been too much for him. He failed

of ACMM-"Pass the cigars." 'Mthf'r' It H "opm LS MTF" or the "}'orkto"nAVE 0200KAVR" A. Harper Supply of Kansas to arrange the additional allotment
Happy New Year to units 1, 2, 3. i \\' make no difference to C. A. McCarthy Mu.2c, who in City. then very pronto went on
I 4, and 6 from Unit 5. attached to the' NATTC fehlp's Company Hand and In the organistat I Chief Davis. is one of those Navy leave-beginning Tuesday noon.
ArO RAMBLINGS the new auditorium McCarthy ran rip them all out with the' men you read about. He has been -'- iiI-

AEM parties are fun-but woe greatest of ease, but when lit" beg''''" to really bear down on tliof I in the service for 32 years and try "A gal who slaps her sweetheart
-the next day add to Stork base organ keys then It l" time to look for a fox hole. He H from to name a port that he has not ," opines) Wilma the WAVE,
Club-Bennett. AOMB2c with female lIoMon, studied at the New' England Conservatory, taught at the visited! it can't be done MiamiIs "may not want to hurt his feeling
mod. to family Just back Quincy ("'>n *natory of Music and hall appeared In a number of, hie "home pott" for the time M much as she wants to stop
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I ( Boxing Team NATTC Football "Lucky Bag" Football "Lucky Bag" Stages ComebackAs I


ScoresAgain Thai is the official football "Lucky UaJ:" contest blank CIICCICSELECTION'S Bowl Games Grab Sports Spotligh 1

Having proved their superiority blanks In "Lucky Kag" boxes before noon on Monday 1 Jan ,
over the Camp Bland- Boxes are at Ship's Service, auditorium, and Public Relations Raiders Outscore The jNATitj; J.1' ootDail

ing fighters in no uncertain Office "Lucky Bag," a contest which:

.... manner the high pressured Bowl Games, Saturday, 1 Jan. Blanding; Lose To proved to be extremely pop*

NATTC boxers are looking ular during the season just

i forward to four matches with TENNESSEE S. CALIFORNIA Lee and BenningNATTC's concluded, makes a brief

\\1 Central Florida Army teams. GEORGIA TECH TULSA Air Raiders, who comeback this week when the
The local fighters will meet the
Avon Park Army Air Base ring- ALABAMA DUKE whipped Camp Blanding and lost heralded bowl games take over

men there on 15 Jan. with a return TEX. CHRISTIAN OKLA. A & M to Lee Field and Ft. Benning last the nation's sports
'I tiff here 20 Jan. The first home week, took it easy this week as
match will be on 19 Jan. when the SIGNER (print) RATE the result of a lull in the schedule New Year's Day.

Orlando Army team comes here during the holiday season. Contestants will have to struggle .
i. A return go( is slated at Orlando BARRACKS BILLET___ The Raiders were slated to meet with
; sometime in February. the Parris Island Marine quintet only four games this

The Navy fighters gave the CONTEST RULESContest there tomorrow, but Parris Island time, and it is likely that scores

Blanding boys a fancy lesson in cancelled the game. The locals' will determine the eight winners.

; the ring art there last Friday Is open only' to enlisted personnel at NATTC. next home game is slated Wednesday Entries will be judged by the most

J night when they captured five of Blanks must be placed in "Lucky Hag" boxes before noon when they will meet the Muni- winners, but in the event of ties
seven bouts to record their second Monday, 1 Jan. cipal Airport five of Jacksonville.The .
team victory over the soldiers In case of ties winners will be determined by the most correct Raiders, who now have a those with the nearest correct
within three weeks. The locals score predictions.Tie season record of three victoriesand point predictions will come out on

won the first encounter here 8 games count as a loss unless the contestant picks the gameas seven defeats, made their best top. ,
Dec., eight bouts to one. a tie. Only one entry Is allowed each contestant. showing last week against the Contest rules are listed on t1' '
Winners\ for NATTC Friday Eight prizes will be awarded. First prize $15 War Hond; Sec- Blanding hoopsters there. With "Lucky Bag" blank on this page.
J Here heavyweight Al Sinibaldl, ond, $10 in War Stamps; Third $5 in \ar Stamps; Fourth, fifth, Roy Lester caging 15 points and The four games are the Hose
,1 Light heavyweight Alabama sixth, seventh, and eighth, $3.25 each In War Stamps The prizes, Johnny Bittner back in action aft- Bowl duel between Southern California .
:, Diihose, Middleweight Hilly IU- provided by the NATTC Welfare Department, will be Issued In er recovering from a leg injury, and Tennessee, the Orange
moth, Welterweight Buddy the Public Relations Office, Room 138, Illdg. 500 Annex. Win- the Raiders nipped the soldier Bowl tilt between Tulsa and Geor-
Thomas and FeatherweightCharlie ners will be announced In the next Issue of the Jax Air News. team, 47 to 34 Bittner collected gia Tech, Alabama and Duke in

Dedmon. nine points, and Harley Collins and the Sugar Bowl and Oklahoma
One of the surprises of the night Jim Ellor eight apiece. A. & M.: and Texas Christian in
1 was the defeat of Eddie Barnett, Play Starts In We're Just Kidding: However the local cagers ran the Cotton Bowl

classy NATTC lightweight, who Fellows It into a couple of tough ones In The Trojans and Vols are the
dropped a narrow three-round decision BasketballTwo ; Really
o Lee Held and Ft. I nnlng. With only undefeated bowlers. Tennes
l to Eddie Glosa former pro Was A Great Game Bruce Smith, former all-Amer see has won seven games againstone
\ and a rugged customer. It was a intra mural basketball lean gridder from Minnesota, tie. Southern Cal has seven
I gruelling fight and close all the leagues at NATTC got off to a The Old Men (over 30) and the leading the way, the Lee team wins and two deadlocks. Both
way.. The defeat cracked Eddie's winter series of play last week Young Men (under 30)) of the won, 49 to 36, for Its second tri- Tech and Tulsa have dropped two
long winning streak. His last pre- with three teams inaugurating the NATTC Physical Training Depart- umph of the season over the Air games, the former winning eight
vious loss was a decision to Frankie scheduled 18 December A third ment engaged in a hot basketball Haiders. Smith tallied 15 points, and the latter seven. Duke has a
Carto of the Parris Island Ma- league, made up of schools anda contest at the gym last week and followed by McGowan with It. five and four record, and Alabama
rines last Spring. trio of teams from Ship's Com- both sides came out of the stren- Lester again topped the locals boasts the same number of wins
Mickey McGuire, 160, a new- pany, is scheduled to get under uous fray claiming victory. with 13. Tex Washington scored against a lone loss and two ties.

comer to the Navy team, was the way today. One school of thought (probably seven, Collins s>Lv:, and Herb Husar Okla A. & M won seven out of
other NATTC loser. McGuire The opening day's play resulted the right one) placed the score at >. fhe. eight games, and Texas Christian
i dropped a split decision to Bert with TTX defeating TTHD) 22-14, 24-20 for the -kiddies Another pop- copped five lost two and tied one.
Coleman, 160, in a close fight. although TTY was aided in its ular score had the juveniles win- The Ft. Benning club was one --
Dubose and Ramoth rapped outTKO's scoring to the extent of one goal ning 25-24, and still a third had the of the fastest opponents NATTC Yeoman
Talks On PhoneTo
has met and the Raiders
against their soldier op- by Sestak of TTHD) who pulleda oldsters on top 4544.
unanimous in Guard Gab-
ponents. Dubose. who also scoreda Roy Riegal and tossed one into All this came about when the bianelli of Benning dubbing the best player Brother In PacificA.
TKO in the first Blanding clash, his opponents' basket. TTG-1 defeated elders
TTP-T, 43-27; and TTM protested the timekeepers they have run into all season. B. Lynch, Y2c, in the officeof
France in the
Tony sec-
put away integrity. there
Supposedly were
GabblanelU accounted for 22 pointsas the Executive Officer at
(Unit 5) defeated TTG-O, 3125.
ond round, while Ramoth waited two
minutes to play when the
Second day's play in the Ship's the soldiers won 54 to 36. It NATTC last week had an experience
Until the third to Ed King
game ended the first time. The two
the Raiders' first with- that to
was him and
to game was unique
Company loop brought victory
In the final bout, Sinibaldi put minutes
were played, and then for
out the services of Lester who has him lift.
the! damper on the partisan soldier TTF over TTD-1 19-18; and to gave quite a
crowd by easily outpointing TEM over TTS, 23-24, i some reason a Jive minute overtime departed for P. I. school Washington His brother, Ens. George Lynch,
Best show in the AEM Leaguewas session was thrown in. Then and Bittner were high for the is a pilot "somewhere in the Pacific
Sam Bland-
Maltempo, ace
i a number of players in the "
and last week he
ing heavyweight., who is a produced by Barracks 16 and locals with eight points each. completed
showers two five
mOl minute
former ranking light heavyweight 5 when they had to play an overtime riods pe- Both the Lee and Benning games a phone call to his parents and
were played. "
"A. B here in Jacksonville. Principal
battered :Maltcmpo, alsoa period to break a tie at were played away from home
former with damagingleft game's end. The score stood 29-29 The game was a pretty wild af- %-"Ti __ thrill. Lynch says, came in
pro fair to say the least. The play of just talking with his brother out
hooks to win a wide decision. then, but Barracks 16 picked upa Gob-"How are you this evening -
chubby Lt. (jg) Christiansen in the Pacific. "There wasn't muchto
goal in the added three minutes, honey?
Dedmon and Thomas, both clev-
the winning 3129. Other scores in the sparked the losers. Lt. Womach's"foul" Girl-"All right but lonely." the conversation," he recalled.
er boxers started NATTC on shooting was another fea- "In fact, it seemed like most of the
league were: Barrack 17, 26 and Gob-"Good and lonely?
right road by winning the first two ture along with Lt. Karow's blocking time taken with
Marine Barracks, 58 11; Marine Girl-"No. just lonely." was up interruptions -
bouts. Dedmon scored with
Barracks 57, 35, and Barracks 18, Slack and Aynes played beau- Gob-"I'll be right over" by the San Francisco oper-
Charles and had the
over Toyooka 20; Barracks 25, 36 and Barracks tifully for the aged ones. Vic Teet- ator who was censoring everythingwe
soldier staggering at the closing sel had a rough time. His chin had to say."
19 10 and Barracks 21 60 and
; ,
bell. Thomas met a good boy in Navy 15. 28 Oklahoma 6.
Barracks 20 18. charged Big Bill Kirkpatrick'sshoulder : Overseas operators keep a close
John Francisco but his speed and in whereupon Vic spat on TEXAS CHRISTIAN, 7 Kansas vigil over those calls, and are responsible
of the
highest scorers
ring generalship stood him in good the round of in the the floor and seemed disappointedto 0, 6 Arkansas 6, 13 TexasA. for barring any informa-
Stead he earned the decision. opening play & M. 7, 19 Oklahoma 35, 11
as included Barrett of find he suffered only a bump tion from the ether waves that
The two verdicts over Blandingput TTG-1 two leagues 21 Holloman Barracks 21, and not a cut Harry Meadows Texas Tech 0, 7 Texas 6. 9 Rice might be of interest or help to the
the NATTC team off to a fast ; playing skill proved his ability as 6, 6 Southern Methodist 9. enemy.
20; Wyrembek. Barracks 20, 20;
start, and ring experts here be- a manager. Bernie Feldman play- -----
Vining, TTP-T, 18; and Krause,
lieve the team is as good and TEM 17. ed like a referee shouldn't Fighter No Excuse Now
possibly better than last Spring'soutfit Charlie Dedmon boxed a few points
i which won the southeastern -very few

service championship. Lt. Roy NATTC NewsreelContinued The paper shortage prevents

Womach, administrative assistant From tll".enfrom mention of all the performers'names
to Lt. Marty Karow in the Physical rage but perhaps It is for the
Training Department, is in Washington, D. C, are best. Undoubtedly the top jab was
charge of the team. AOMBlc's Smith, Olson, and turned in by scorer Bill Mclaren.SEASON .
'-i I Cochran with Gunner Shikert -%
1 OFFICEnS'-nO\VLING 'Twas farewell to Crager. S2c for :

j. W. L. duty California way word from RECORDS
PT&W 11 ? Col. has it that Homola, Y2c, is
T1'V 12 6 still there and doing fine. OF BOWL ELEVENS ;
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Af-Af 8 10 Here's the season's records of .w ...,..MMw .uwwr
8 10spensary to Cupid's toll-Van Nor- I 4h ;.ww.a
t 1 17 the eight teams playing in the four
man, AOM2c, took middle aisle I
major bowls on New Year's Day
trip past week end with local Jax
P T. W 791 791 714-2316 lovely Conversation of the
Dispensary 683 772 677-2132 week-T, Josefrak-"Hey, Hardy, UCLA 13, 18 Pacific 6, 6 California -
6, 6 St. Mary's Navy 0,
AEttt 717 757 70S 2182 you look sick-A.! Hardy"Howcan
38 Washington 7, 31 St Mary's 7,
AOO 647 762 795-2202 you tell? -T. Joserrak"You're -
28 San Diego Navy 21, 32 California -
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0, 40 UCLA 13. I
767 790-23G3 picture on your I. D. Card!
TENNESSEE 26 Kentucky l.i, '
20 Mississippi 7, 40 Florida 0,
Before And After
0 Alabama 0, 26 Clemson 7. 11 I

Louisiana State 0, 27 Temple 14'1

I 21 Kentucky 1.

I GEORGIA TECH 51 Clemson .
I 0, 28 North Carolina 0, 27 Au-
burn 0, 17 Navy 15, 13 Georgia
Navy 7, 13 Duke 19, 31 Tulane
7. 14 Louisiana State 6, 0 Notre
Dame 21, 44 Georgia 0.
TULSA, 47 North Texas 6, 27
Kansas 0, 31 Texas Tech 7, 47
Mississippi 0. 40 Oklahoma A. &

M 46, 27 Iowa Navy 47, 51 w ,I x t
Southwestern 6. 33 Arkansas 2,
IS Miami 2.
ALABAMA. 27 Louisiana State
I :27, 61: Howard 7, 55> Millsaps 0, 1
f 0 Tennessee 0, 41 Kentucky 0,
7 G oigia 14. 31 Mississippi
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( I 19 Mississippi State 0. 6//
I Dt'KE: 61 Richmond 7, !

-iv Iv iima 18, 6 North Carolina I \
I Navy 13, 0 Navy 7, 7 Army 27, Members of TTY Divilon ap an ntl> have been bearing for too %
19 Georgia Tech 13, 31 Wake bong from Lt. James M. SU Ie. Jr. division officer, about "the MR
Forest 0, 31: South Carolina 7. one that got awa>." Lt Meele is an ardent fisherman, and members I
Last March, we snapped a picture of Dutch the! |popular mascot :J3 North Carolina 0. of his division In the maintenance shop deckled to make him for a II II I
of the NATTC Band, inside the big end of a tuba. That's, the picture OKLAHOMA A, & M, 41 West Christians present a rod, reel, and hook sturdy enough to bring those
at the left. Then a few days ago/ we clicked the one at the right. Texas 6, 19 Arkansas 0, 11 big ones to gaff that so far have merely been hooked. From here on I
'. Quite a difference, huh Batch Is knlg-sl/e! now, and! he probably It i Texas Tech 7, 33 Denver 21, 46 out It's up to the Lieutenant-although he'll probably get life greatest 1 1I I
Ute best known mascot at the Center Tulsa 40. 13 Texas 8, 0 Norman pleasure from the gift a* shown here-fishing In his own front jard

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