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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: January 2, 1947
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i it Old 1916 is now dead and buried, and young, sassy 1947

now reigns supreme-cocksure that he'll do a better job

than his predecessor.As .

i we look back over 1946, we find it increasingly difficult

''W to classify it. It was an outstanding year, all right, one

that won't be forgotten soon. But in some ways it was a

good year, in other ways pretty
I bad It was the first full peace- floats in fifth anniversary parade;
(! time year since 1910, and every- new dive-bombing record set by
e 'one looked for the fulfillment of Lt Porter; Seahawks to replace
j jl all those wonderful post-war 1" boats! here; 1,000th baby born
,, dreams. Nearly everyone was dis at Dependents' Unit of the Naval
appointed. Strikes, industrial Hospital; March of Dimes contri
I squabbles, material shortages, and butions, top $1,400; Lt. Col. Alexander
l !I poor planning slowed down recon- A. Vandegrlft succeed Lt,
: version and the mass production of I Col Martin S. Kelleher as Commandant

_J .. -I long-sought houses, cars, washing of :Marine Uarracks.
--7-: -- -----r machines, radios, and refrigera February

n Homeward Bound tors.But NAS Jax among stations namedas
there were some bright Ready Air Reserve Centers; 132
THE MON TERMINAL: and spots. Some things did come back WAVES sign over for extended
bus station were jammed with -even if in trickles. Just about 'I duty; Rear Admiral John {o'. Sha-
everyone who wanted to work hada froth, Commandant of Seventh
naval personnel on 20 Decem- job, and at fairly decent salaries, Naval District, visits station;
ber as the first Christmas leave I although high prices nullified mostof Comdr. Joy B Hancock visits sta-
# I It period< began. But despite the it The meat situation finally tion; Captain Brady named Hon
pushing and shoving, and occasional I did clear up after much sound and orary Red Cross Drive Chairman;
fury, and Americans were eating Rear Admiral E. C Ewen inspect:
long waits,
everyone like gourmets in comparison with station.
seemed to get accommodationsand the peoples of other lands. The Alairh

were able to be home for United Nations, too, seemed to be George P.ixtou plays from Main-

the holiday. Railroad officials making progress side Auditorium on Coca-CoU. ,
t had pledged in advance to do At NAS, as well as throughoutthe spotlight bands radio show; Navy
4 t Navy all activity was keyedto Relief Fund tops $8,461; movie
in their insure
: ; M everything power to rapid demobilization and then on parachutes' filmed here; camera.
adequate transportation for to the settling down to peacetime ban on station is lifted; first Av-
military personnel traveling pursuits. All in all, things ran Funds! class Is graduated; Navy

xCapt. home on holiday leaves and smoothly. ( extends: limit on USSR service;
they came through. Here are some of the highlights JAX AIR NEWS observes third
I of 1916 at NAS: anniversary; Glenn Gray and hisCasa '

Morehouse Will Relieve File Now For Unused January crev\' Loma dance.orchestra play for
First American flag over Japan
Leave Pay Says AINavAll placed on display in Main Ad April
Capt. Ward As Chief Of Staff Building; station U deserted dur- Ship's Service to keep later .
personnel who wen In the ing holidays! ; Helldiver squadron hours; Vice Admiral Catch pay .(
service on 1 September 1916 and move from Cecil Field to NAS visit to NAS bowling alleys; Red
Captain Frank T. \Vard, Chief of Staff of the Naval Air Cross FundsDrive nets
Jar: I tear Admiral $6,579.
Frank D
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Advanced Command since who have more than 60 days unused -
Training 10 June 1915, will leave replace Rear Admiral C. A. May
NAS Tuesday for duty in connection with the fitting out of leave to their credit were 1'o\\nall a* Chief of Naval Air Captain Rhode succeeds Cap
the USS Wright (CVLrl9) at the New York Shipbuilding urged to file immediately for their Training with headquarters at talc Cloukej' as Assembly and Repair
tYards at Camden, N. J. Captain Ward will assume command bond and check payment by AlNav l'ensacola; JAX AIR NEWS reduces Department Chief; 73,000thman
636. The AINav emphasized that it from twelve to discharged here Cub
eight Scout
pages; ;
of the flattop following its
commissioning at the Philadelphia was essential for all personnel in. point score lor discharge are cut make visit to NAS; station cele '
d.T4WV Yard next month. the service to file their claims
again; German parachutes are brates VE Day anniversary: Rear
Succeeding Captain Ward as without further delay so as to facilitate -I tested at NAS; aluminum melting Admiral Ralph E Davlson/ U
Chief of Staff will be Captain A.K. completion of work in the furnace goe, Into full-scale opera- named to head Seventh Naval District
Morehouse, former Command. Station Model Car Terminal Leave Dnsbursing Officeat ] tion; Captain Anthony R. Brady with Jacksonville as head-
I ing Officer of the Opa-locka Naval Great Lakes. < award plaques for three best, (Continued on rage 4)
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: Racers Win LaurelsAt -- -- -
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born in Brooklyn New York but Big Meet +.n1 .....-,,. ._._-------,. .--.----
call Coronado Calif, his home Sunday
now. A graduate of the Naval
'Academy, he received his flight I The Jax-:Navy model racing cat
'training at Pensatola]:\ in the club really came into its own last
1920's He served with the New I
Sunday when three of its memberowon
,(York National Guar in World I
honors at the SoutheasternModel
War I, and was appointed to An
napolis in 1918, reviving: his commission Rate Car meet held a' v
as an ensign in 11U2 Lackawanna Park e i .i
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Prior to the Japanese attack on Topping the list was George J11Itfield's $ s 4%
Pearl Harbor, Captain Morehouse \\ model which took the
served as a special naval observerat prize in the Class 2 prototypes with S
the American Embassy in London an average of better than 70 mile -
After his return to the Stateshe per hour. Whitfleld also (.limbed : : : -r ,. :
was assigned to the Bureau of the Southeastern speed retold m :
Aeronautics in Washington From this event. + ';
May till November, 1913, he commanded Another local, Andy Andrews a Ih
the seaplane tender Chan- placed sixth with his hornet proto'at '
deleur. He also served as skipperof I a speed better than 86 miles
the CVE Natoma Bay, participating I per hour. Chief George Hubbaid ,
in the action off the Philip. a
raced Bud Caddell's car to c< c
pines in October, 1911. For his sixth place in the Spur Gear C'1alio.* T
work while in command of the a e
with of 09 '
a speed miles per h ui 4 11 '
I.a... carrier he received the Navy Cross -.M
and Legion of Merit. Just before Hubbard and WhitCield: wereforced
to scratch the first tw <>
to
reporting Opa-locka he was
Chief of Staff and Aide to Com heats because of engine tt-mbk
mander, Carrier Division 4. I The chief really had misfortune : -
heaped upon him Sunday when > tF
Captain Ward, who relieved after the engine trouble, his ptit-I ,
Captain Herbert S.
Duckworth
as maker proto, the fastest of its
NAATC Chief of Staff, Is a native type In the entire Southeast WIH I
of Raleigh, N. C. Also an disqualified after scratching e f
Academy graduate, he came to three heats becauso of wheel
Jacksonville from command of trouble. ....
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having won the Legion of Merit As an indirect result of the fair \ GHO( I' OF YOtNaSTERS, unable U. wait unttl they got home to see what Santa -had -
given
&3 her skipper. Designated a na- showing at the meet, two new them, sprawl under the giant Christmas tree and tnspei the guts they had just received at the annual
Coy Invader cars were Me-I Xmas Day Kiddie in Mainslda Auditorium.
Party
A total of 978
children
Continued attended .
( on Page 2) I the club this week local Jacksonville orphanages including 351 from


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CHRISTMAS AT NAS was one of the merriest in its history. Provisions were the commissary sold many turkeys and other delectable goodies to the men who
made for the men going on leave and for the ones who stayed behind here on the live ashore with their families; the Red Cross donated Christmas stockings to the I

I station. Though the railroads and bus terminals were jammed all got home in time Mainside Dispensary for the patients; the annual Kiddie party was a great success! : ;
for the holidays There were many events on the station to combat homesickness and the Christmas dinner was something to talk about. With all these gala event,

Bubbles Becker and his orchestra played at a big Christmas dance; patients in the the religious picture on the station was not overlooked, either. Special services

hospitals were given a big party complete with Christmas presents from Santa Claus; were held at both chapels. .a.
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trimmed beautifully! S*. it at 47M MyrtUwmid 2-7814 Patrol Wing ONE, as well as lithe -
R Commercial 3.1C". immediate rile a. owner ii leaving .
BuAer and as Assistant and Di
1941 Buick trdiinftU with fi... nw tire.. UtM Call: ) 2,4451Thre .
chief uniforms all In A-l condition (Continued from Page 1) rector of Aviation Training unties
Will .II for '].2110. Cull Mrt. 11. W. .
Call 1C8 M, Jacaaon
fur tCO 00.
1. Bulletin Eaitin a' eat. 21T ville H.....b. val aviator in May, 1926 the cap- the CNO. .
.UG Indian Motorrycl-4S It li in wry
A courylete utofk e-f n.w and ulIfod motor. tain served as a flight instructor
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Bulletins will aMt-rptrd\ until food rendition and nw *'' FOR GOODNESS SNAKE!
.ta and tb..ln. Contact En.llfll i lu. 11 for model rate can and model airiilanenx at Pensacola from 1929 to 1030
space taM lM*nt rt Chief Hubbard at Uie NAS Xobky (SEA)_When Chester Reed el
than JOOO Tuesday Kit. 2SO. ice ..r phon 2. 26C. M...,. Building 89 in the Administrative Division of the Meeker Bros. carnival was bit*

FOR WALK 141 Buick with In fir A-l Ji'w condition.tlrvn, a It mdfn!I' equipped and 3 living roonui room.>( furniture, and kiU.hraette, incliMiinr. Contjuit bvdrnnm J. BuAer until 1032 During the past ten by a rattlesnake' recently, In

)942 n.le.flul.."-.' Motorryrle with h atrr. Contact: w. K. Carter: Boa 237, F. Maley, 210SA Xllyton St., Dewey 10 years he has had duty at the suffered no ill effects. He h"d 4
tae ",.. 1)009) ntili. >*IIUPI>H| with lAIk. City, .'I< buddy sent and .. WhiUoek at ..t. 823. I Compb-U Mt of Marine Officer' kliMI, Three room furnished apart_." 4I8B Sae
laky ....I..U.. JJk new It 1. already .IB. :3J Contact>> O >i. lloirw b? ealtlnf Jua. 1/hiUren, are welcome of VP-11, operations officer ot.. tourniquet.



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1 I Now for a little reminiscing ai y.
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,I fever the past year. Do you remember I
this: "Are you going to
feign over till 1 September?"
i' \ L."Well] I don't know AndL
):' r.on and on it went. Some signed ,
;.',. lover some went home, only to be r
!\Ii. [ sorry after doing so. They are x
,', atilt trying to get back In. Every. I II 1 '

, I pne was leaving and'the reports f
I /. [i coming back about civilian readjustment I )
! ; made us glad we had
I Signed on the dotted line. I MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM

: Then, In March, Barracks 714 :z x_
IJ3 THURSDAY
closed as we decreased in num
ber. WAVE activities continued, "ALIAS MR. TWILIGHT," with Michael Duane and Trudy Marshall -

I and, of course, the new crows and Show at 2000 only. .
i new stripes added to the moraleof I FRIDAY
the WAVES.No "RAGE IN HEAVEN," starring Ingrid Bergman and Robert M nt-
Show at 2000 only.
sooner had we made up our r gomery.
minds about signing over till Sep SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
' tember than we got the word in -G "THE JOLSON STORY," featuring Larry Parks and Evelyn
I "3 'April we could sign over till July !{eyes. Shows at 1430, 1730 and 2000.
*47. Another year-will they keep Af Photo MONDAY"THE
i w the WAVES after that? Will we WHAT California won't do for a girl, hey It's Shirley Buchanan WICKED LADY," featuring Margaret Lockwood and James
be shipped out? And again the and her big smile Mason. Show at 2000 only.TUESDAY.
, '! cycle l was. completed. Some signed
AND WEDNESDAY
I only until 1 January '47, but the discharged and "Bogie" took over "
majority made it 1 July '47. In the barracks and became the best "LADY IN THE LAKE, starring Robert Montgomery Show at
'" June some were still shoving off we've had. September found the Hospital 2000 only.
and the parties were many as our nucleus of the WAVES retained
buddies left the service. till- July '47 and those signed till JUNIOR OFFICERS AUDITORIUM
;'rt July '46 brought the WAVES January '47.October ChatterBy
AND FRIDAY
THURSDAY
4 4th Anniversary, and a few began the
I brought to WAVESat "THE LOCKET," starring Lorraine Day and Brian Aherne.
i: to chip the salt from their
Jax. a new administrator, Lt. Show at 2000 only.
z shoulders and adorn their uniforms Noma P. Reed. She started goingto LOIS EVERHART SATURDAY
//r! with a hash mark. work on the problems of the "
Christ- "SUSIE STEPS OUT, featuring David Bruce and Cleatus Caldwell -
f: The WAVES softball team With the excitement of
WAVES. And we've received
Show at 2000
[: closed a fine season, taking second many benefits. In November the mas over, most of us are ready to only. SUNDAY
.- place in the of honored drop in an easy chair some placeto
League WAVES
City visit
were by a "
... Jacksonville. lax and draw our tongues and "RAGE IN HEAVEN, starring Ingrid Bergman and Robert.Mont
from Hancock
y Captain Joy B. and
" '\' eyeballs In and get back to nor- gomery. Show at 2000 only.
One of the WAVES' best friends I got first hand information from
and advisors during our four-yclir Washington, D. C, mal thinking again. Although MONDAY AND TUESDAY
j f: stay here at Jax. was WAVES With December came the move Christmas is a beautiful and exciting "THE JOLSON STORY," with Larry Parks and Evelyn Keye.
\' Representative Cmdr. Edith Stall- to Barracks 722 Now everyoneis season, it wouldn't be wise Show at 2000 only.
.:.. ings. She was transferred to settled and a much better dealis for us to have more than one a I WEDNESDAY"THE
,Washington D. C, and to take had by everyone. With the year. Don't you agree ? WICKED LADY," featuring Margaret Lockwood and James
over the job came Lt. Ellen Word I. holiday season most were given a Mason. Show at 2000 only.
; An old friend of the WAVES of short leave to spend Xmas with Because of the shortage of per-
r'. this station. their families. Here on the sta- sonnel, the Hospital Corps suffered OTHER EVENTS
August found the swimming tion we spent a quiet, but lovely, a loss of a "Happy Homecoming -
ti" pool crowded as a few tried des- Xmas. The chow ball was beautifully Christmas However, we'd BINGO 1'\.ItTY-Every Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage
.. perately to get a tan to take home decorated and Santa was like to express our appreciation ATHLETIC GEAR-Available at Mat area, Yorktown Avenue and
1-. with them. We received some good to all. The news came out to the Red Cross, American Legion Mustin Road 1000.1130 and 1300-1830 daily, and .at Gear Room, top
girls from overseas and the talk that WAVE officers may sign and to the volunteer workers side Bldg 726, 0800.1700 on work days: ?
and stories set us all wishing we over till July '43. We are keep who helped to make our Christ- MODEAIRPLANE SIIOP-ttear of Bldg. 39, open 1200-2400
tad sailed the Pacific, too. ing our fingers crossed as to whatIt mas on the compound an enjoyable daily and week-ends.: Meetings at 2000 Mondays.
''t, Our WAVES administrator was one by saying, "Many
fI' ... may mean. I Thanks." I BOWLING-Six alleys located in Malnside!: Recreation Building

, '. ... ... No. 3. Alleys open from 1630-2130 Mondays through Fridays; 1700-
The ever dependable Commissary 2100 Saturdays and Sundays.
r' 'CUOITHHONOR crew followed through with BOXING For Information regarding workouts, contact Lieut.
another delightful meal. Man! that Comdr. A. J. Rubino, extension 593; or report to Mainside Mat after
roast tom turkey had the delicacy 1500.
and savour of meat "fit fora MAINSIDE LOUNGE-Formerly the Reception Center, located in
' !}. z- for < king," and we're not kidding. the South wing of Building No. 955, Is open to NAS personnel and
U r 9/ 1. This turkey dinner with all the their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily. Available for wedding reception

t"I. trimmings, and Christmas decora- by arrangement with Welfare Officer. Combination radio-pho
tions which included candles and nograph available for use of all hands.

t-, (9lUhereas( the> ) eTtfemfcers Of oratively huge trays placed of fruits on and the nuts tables dec-, a LIBRARY-Located on second deck: of Maiiuide Recreation Building -
No. 3. Open from 0900 'to 2100 Monday through Friday. Saturday
lighted tree and bells hanging
j from 1100 to 1630. Sunday from 1200 to 2100.
about the chow hall, scored another
II' Th. tatted,Stit-i ..*, hit and we'll chalk it down SWIMMING Indoor swimming pool, recreational swimming, '
on our table of memorable occasions 1800-2100 daily, Monday through Friday. Saturday from 1000 to( 2100.
I ., StaUouol 1" O-ud County Sunday from 1200 to 2100.

! .. II*.. 0.n.rouitr OT.r-S..k.*rtb. On behalf othe carollers, I from 09001700. Golf clubs are available at Golf House.: Bathing
' want to thank Captain and Mrs. trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
I McDonald for being aitch a, grand ANCHORAGE-Open dally to enlisted personnel (with liberty
I w host and hottest to us on Chnst- cards and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
CC5herefore. mat Ere We enjoyed it so much. Field.

I. We hope you had a wonderful TENNIS-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Train-
I.i Christmas and may the year to Ing Building No 726, and also on Mat area (corner of Mustin and
i I|(1ft recognition of this contribution to( "our own," the COMMUNITY follow briny you much joy and Yorktown Roads).
happiness, BASKETBALL Practice Monday through Friday startingat
f 'CHEST b hdlf or'its member aincerely' 1630.Frances.
on
tales
agencies pleasure. in awarding, : this A. I, M.
I. I. Schissel (NC), Ensign
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.. Ensign Alma I. Miller (NC is Clara M. Kiefner (NC), Ensign SPECIAL NOTICEThe
being detached from this station Alma I. Miller (NC), and Ensign
A i I 1ril@ tomorrow. Her departure will be Mary Kern (NC). We, the hos- annual meeting of the
4VPrtsldtnt felt not only as a nurse but as an pital staff, wish these homeward Jacksonville, Florida, Auxiliaryof
active member of the hospital bound people, "Good Luck, Success the Navy Relief Society will
choir. Miss Miller will go hometo and Happiness." be held In the Small Chapel at

.: 4 Philadelphia, Pa, She plans a 1300 on Monday, 6 January,
45-day vacation, of which part of Good-byes were in order last 1917!
her time will be spent in Massa week to several corpsmen and Members of the Advisory
chusetts. Afterwards, she will return chiefs who are going to get a Counsel of the Auxiliary will
to her civilian occupation of taste of real "salt." Yep, the following attend officially, but this I III an
: industrial nursing We hope she staff personnel have goneto open( meeting to which all
'clt will land what she is looking for sail the "deep blue"; they got friends and patrons of the Navy
and wish her every success and orders to report to California to Relief Society are Invited, .
happiness await further orders to sea, FRANCIS LEE ALBERT,
.; Cenpelgn M'I'I.er that is. Captain( lie, USN,
Among the nurses who are being P. Portwood, who worked in the Executive: Secretary
t. : JACKSONVILLE AND DUVAL COUNTY, FLORIDA detached around January 1st store room ; L. De Bellis, laboratory
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nt' are Lt. Bernice N. Bass (INC), Lt. ; Sauer, who was on night .
111 ---.. duty on ward B-l; S. Mcllvain, record
I : office; R. Smith, record office;
t STALEMATE Dy Harold Jones, Sl Miss ion: Accompiished F. C. Moore, B-7; and Chief Tucker -

record office. CPhM Jones, who(
r>lo urroas =
MINOpst t was at the Information Desk, received .

t 1.. Al LOWEp .. orders to Fort Lauderdale,

Florida; J. T. Cambron, dental
r i/ 11, Al technician, received orders to Memphis
:
;. Tennessee, and Maurin, PhM..
Ic, Is awaiting orders for sea duty
with the Atlantic fleet. The beat
1 of luck to you fellows, and Smootfl
c Sailing!
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Wonder what became of the
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I- ; 1 !ff\Wn.1Wfs r Congratulations! IT'S A TOUGH LIFE By 'Sleeves

Val The following letters from the chairmanof

Editorial Offlcea the recent Jacksonville Duval County

South Wing, Lower Deck, Bldg. 930 Community Chest Campaign are testimonials -
J Telephone Extension 8184 to the fine spirit shown by all hands in ,,

.. Arthur M. Greene, Editor supporting this worthy cause:

JAX AIR NEWS Is at the
\ The published weekly
Rear Admiral Davison USN
U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida at no Ralph ,
expense to the government and in compliance with Commandant 7th Naval DistrictU.
.. SecNav Circular Letter 4 -526, 28 May 1945. Copies S. Naval Air Station
; are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Jacksonville, Fla.
Station, the Naval Air Technical Training Center, r
Dear Admiral Davison
t. the Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced TrainIng :
Command, Headquarters of the Seventh Naval Thank you for sponsoring and arrangingfor
District, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, the Community Chest Campaign among
r the Naval Air Gunnery Range and the U. S. Naval the Naval personnel in Duval County. The

jiospuai.). amount contributed to date is
$5,741.00
Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davlson, 1a
", Commandant. Seventh Naval DutrlctChaef according to our last report.
:: of Naval Air Advanced Training
We doubly appreciate this generous sup-
Captain Jacksonville Anthony R. Brady Naval,Air USN.Station Commanding port on the part of those serving in the

.- Navy and whose residence with us, muchto
Captain Howard V. Hopkins, USN Commanding
l Naval Air Technical raining Center; our regret, can only be temporary. We
wish to commend the work of Captain R. M.
Captain Robert M. Gillett MC), USN, Commanding
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U. S. Naval Hospital Askin, USN, who served as chairman, and UlllllliA !!

/ Captain F. W. Prlestman, USNR, Commandln every member of his committee. We are
1 Naval Air Reserve-Training Unit sending a brief note of appreciation to them. : dkW''

\ Lt. Col. T. C. Moore Jr., USMC, Commandant Best Wishes for the Christmas Season
$10: Marine Barrack* and Kind Personal Regards.

Comdr. .Jules F. Schumacher Air Uunnery USN Rang CommandingNaval Sincerely, qsLdA' 'uIj lllflll

-'. TOM:\ B. BAKE1VCampaign
Captain W. O. I3u Air Jr, UbN Commanding Chairman. # .UIfflikff I
; Naval Auxiliary Station. Cecil Field -

Capt.' Alexander M. Hearn, USMO Captain H. 1 M. Askin, USN, ". and they said that punch WASN'T spiked."
Marine Aviation-Delnclunent Chairman, Community Chest Campaign -----

( The fAX: AIR NEWS receive. Ship'i Editorial Asioctatton ma- Jacksonville Naval Air Station 1946 Is '
< f
\ C1 terial. Republication of SEA. Washington of credited:25.matter D C. Republication prohibited withoutpernussion
JL 1 other matter except by: iervlce 9 eAtioMl II prohibited Thank you for your effective leadershipin quarters; Captain Gillett succeeds -
AIR NEWS. .
without erml ion of Editor. JAX Con
I> Captain Brown as It
the Chest Campaign
: organizing Community ,
nramling Officer of Naval Hospital -
II The total of $5,741 is the result of ; HelldUcrs from \'S>U perform m
ResolutionsNew fine work by the members of :your committee. in Air Show; VOCS moves back -
to Jax after a year at Pensacola; I

Year's is a traditional time for mak- We are sending a copy of this lettef to Reserves to man Aviation Train- _..Jf.IN .
ing resolutions. And that, of course, is an. each member expressing our appreciationfor ing Unit at CecU June:Field. _

excellent idea. sharing in our communinty program and Civilian Cafeteria opened to naval TUB FORESTS OF THE
The big catch, however, is that most for the happy pleasure in working with you personnel as well as civilians; NIGHT is a book for the photog-
people make resolutions which affect them- and them. freak hailstorm damages 45 air- rapher, the big game hunter, the
selves only. They swear off smoking, over- Best wishes for the Christmas Season. craft Schneider at Cecil takes Field; Lt. Comdr. expert or amateur student of zoology -
over as skipperof
and for who likes
to be anyone
eating, or imbibing. Others promise Sincerely, VSB squadron; Naval Flight a good story. "It is the story of
prompt on appointments, or to stop procras- TOM B. BAKER, Team stars in Jax Air Show. how two Englishmen, amateurs in

tinating. But they all add up to the same Campaign Chairman.CHAPLAIN'S July the art of both big game huntingand
: YMCA drive at Air Sta-
thing. They are motivated by selfish consid- begins photography, set themselvesthe
tion Armed Forces raise
; pay goes
task of taking close-up pho-
erations. I CORNERNew I Into effect; Ensign Talmadge I tographs of African animals.
How much better the world would be if breaks dive bombing record. Their experiences are told in an
would channel his New Year's res. WAVES celebrate Fourth Anniversary amusing style and the photographs -
everyone Year's time makes us think of the ; Open House held at "
field! How would close-ups taken mostly at
olutions into a larger easy
future and than at other WAVES Club.
now, more any night, are remarkable.
wish ford
i f be the attainment of the Christmas time of the we look ahead. Most people August
d year, If your hobby is making model)
Will To Men" iff
On Earth Good Lt. D. A. Anderson takes
"Peace over
v have wished at one time or another that airplanes, the library has now a
f this were done! Instead of petty things like they could unlock the door of whatistobeand as Public Information Officer; copy of GAS :MODELS AND EN-

I !r. cutting out sweets, why not substitute more see what will happen in the future. Enoch ditorium Light; V-J plays Day at anniversary:Mainside Au-is GINES by William Winter and

-/" basic goals. While some are content merely with wishing, celebrated at Jax.; Comdr. Humes Walter complete L.instructions Schroder which how gives to
on
Imagine the change if every human be- others go farther and resort to soothsayersof takes over as 0-in-C of Supply design, build, and fly gas-pro- /,
ing were to resolve to understand his neighI various sorts who claim to be able to Department; activities at NAS pelled model airplanes. The au- \
crippled by shutoff in town
j bor during the coming years-to treat himas pierce the veil of tomorrow. But no one ever Lt. Comdr. Henry power L. Eppelin takes; thors are both experts in the field. '"

he himself wished to be treated Con- has done that, actually, and apparently no over reins as Ship's Service officer If you have, or hope to have in
the future, motorboat
template the future in a world where everyone one ever will be able to. It seems to be one ; Captain Hopkins takes over pick up some a pointers in, :MOTORBOATS you can-
has resolved to be tolerant and to eradi- of the conditions of our life that we are able as new Commanding Officer of THEIR CARE AND

cate hate from his nature! to see no farther than the present moment.It birthday NATTC; of Navy Naval Aviation observes; bingo 33rd HANDLING. Winthrop P. Moore,

There are many worthwhile specific resolutions is just as well. In our thoughtful momentswe starts at Anchorage. the the author, Is thoroughly versedin

which Navy men could make in addition are glad that we cannot know what will September what kind subject of and motorboat gives advice to buy on,

:' to these more general ones. They happen tomorrow.On Damages In permanent barracks how to keep it, how to handle it,
could resolve to make the Navy somethingof the other hand, some are afraid of run to $10,000; leave policy how to store it, how much it will

which every American could be intensely the future and refuse to look at it at all. tlon changed ended by officially new act; on demobillra 10 September cost to operate, etc,

proud. They could resolve to conduct them- This attitude springs from a fear of some ; work period qrdered for James B. Hendryx has written

selves at all times in such a manner as to kind-a fear that something unfortunate Saturday mornings; General WaInwright one his fortieth entitled tale COURAGE of the Yukon OF ,THE this

reflect credit upon the service. might happen. Such persons simply shut i visits station; Reserve NORTH, This is a yarn of adven-

New Year's is the time for resolutions. their eyes and try to avoid even the thoughtof Training House; Captain Unit holds Summers first takeover Open ture in the frozen, desolate North.

Well, make some, then. But make good one the future's coming. duties of executive officer at If the you West prefer a rousing story of
read
-and stick to them.Thanks. Here, then, are two extremes: one, an the Naval hospital GOLD, GAMBLER'S
...,!... undue concern about the future, thinkingtoo October by a Peter new Powder Valley western -
,' Field.
much about it; and the other a fear of Crash during Air Show takes
In the field
life of Team : of the story
Folks the future and a refusal to face it at all. Sheldon Flight and her orchestra ace; Louise per- Major North again mystery sees plenty- ..,..,

I, Both these attitudes are wrong. The proper form at Mainside Auditorium; station of action and meets many strange
The holiday season has come and gone, attitude towards the future is one of faith prepares for hurricane but characters and adventures in SAI-
and confidence.We storm peters out before it reaches GON SINGER by Van Wyck }..Iuon. -
hands ready to buckle downto .
all
and are now Jacksonville; civvies authorized Mignon G. Eberhardt's new-
the peacetime tasks ahead. But it would stand just now at the entrance to a for all NAS personnel when on est novel of mystery and murder
be amiss to pass over the holidays without New Year. There will be some whose atti- liberty; station celebrates sixth is entitled THE WHITE DRESS.

word of appreciation to the people who tude towards the new year will be one of birthday; Open House marks.Navy Stories to please every taste
a remainedon self-centered curiosity, a frantic attempt to Day on station; Marvin Scott and are Included in THE BEDSIDE
who
hard that personnel
l :worked so his orchestra play at dances here BONANZA. "Some are humorous -
see the whole at once. There will be ;
year
could pleasant Christmas others
board enjoy a Supply Department takes over all satirical; some deal
_. and New Year's. others who will look at the new year with Ship's Services. with adventure, some with love
fear. They are so afraid of some possible November and romance. You can pick your
delicious Christmas
I f To those who enjoyed catastrophe that they cannot bear to thinkof Captain Rhodes retires after 33 story to suit your mood.
I Day and New Year's Day dinners at the the new year at all. And then there will years of service and Captain Dod- 1
station's mess halls, it was fairly obvious son takes over as Assembly and leave; Bubbles Becker and his orchestra -
be whose attitude
t t. some toward the
new .
that a lot of hard work went into the preparation Repair Officer; Red Feather Campaign play at big Christina
will be of faith and confidence. dance
year one gets underway; station ob- at :M&In9Id Auditorium;
that while
of these meals. Not only
i They will not ask to see into the future, serves Armistice Day by holiday; Christmas program huge success,
many were enjoying all-day liberties, the neither will they shy away from it. They Comdr. Sinkler becomes Yard C& -,.
..., mess cooks continued to serve three meals a will take each day as it comes. They know ncer; Comdr.. Cottingham Is new
day-and the cooks continued to prepare Inspection Officer; Marines observe
that 1917 will them trouble
,. them. To all who had a hand in the work in bring some and 171fct birthday; Lt Col, Van- I Ii i
that the
they know too coming year will degrift turns duties as Marine C At Ui
Station
Chap Jf,
"Il' the galleys we say, "Thanks. bring them much good, if they are alert to O. over to Lt. Col Moore; service and and MniUn .Aft.BlrmUttuitt. I'"

Then there's the Welfare Department. see it. Most of all, they know that if they and civilian personnel enjoy long Protestant

Throughout the holidays they kept things go- give themselves to God, the New Year, whileit week-end; Rear holiday Admiral for Thomas Thanksgiving 0730-1017 E.; W. Andrew Communion.. Chaplain

Ing with dances, movies, and the like, work- may not be a happy one throughout, will NAS; llerlong Field turned visits over 0930-(Stamper.--NATTC: Service! .-Chaplain B. L. .

ing long and late hours. The Annual Christmas most certainly be a blessed one. to city of Jacksonville; 1048 Red 0030-Sunday School) Small ChapeL .

Party for the youngsters took a lot of "I said to the man who stood at the Feather drive reaches a total of 1045DlviinnServiiccerCbsplsli; f. I.. _

planning and hard work, and those con- gate of the years: 'Give me light that I may $5,601.( Albert.0700Mug.
December
C.UwlU
nected with that affair are also due a vote safely tread into the unknown', and he replied Assistant Secretary of Navy, J. .. > w0900Mass. ,

of thanks. 'Go out into the darkness and put your N. Brown, makes surprise visit 1100-Man.

I j. '*' Space does not permit mention of every- hand into the hand of God. That shall be to Assistant here; Lt. Comdr. Eppelin named An Outdoor a !. maintained Nuriery for between.man) 0900 eMldr -
Welfare
one who helped make the holiday program you better than light and safer than any Officer; Chief and 1200.
Hubbard smashes! model car speed JrwUli R.lll!... Serylc and
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ueh a success, but they can all rest assured known way record; transportation is. assured ''".".Up
:
that theixf/forta :sere sincerely appreciated. J .Chapkun W R. Stevenson for personnel going on Christmas 1900-'rldar) }! U the a'ir d>.>>.&. -J


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iI.J" -FRED E. CLYNE II
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Been "SB2C week: Lester McLendon, ..
lately? He's sporting Mitchell, Esse Nihem, Sam-
clothes. Not only that, Theodore Sabine, Vera _
other word is about Claramae Stover, Jcsserson 1
to It, Gene, keep up the Paul Tanner, Grace Wai r.o
We have a new Scotland Bell, Sidney Bell, ; kw 1 1 1a
for a few days by Blackmon, Harry Blaton, e 'p
Earl Pardue. Ills BUtch, Phillips Bowers, Be-
comes tomorrow when Carter, Charlie Clark, Rob.
mache shows him how I Jashua Alex-
Cooper,
compass. Crane, Archie Owens, and
Everyone Is sorry to Ellis.
Jagerson leave us. ; AND AD IINIS-
charge from the -by-DOT DICKSON
be on a vacation for a Xmas bundles arrived to
fore returning home. timekeepers. Jimmie Carroll
Did you folks notice presented with a baby girl, p
Great Buz Gamache got born on December 14th,
in print in the Simms with a baby,boy, ')# \-a
nal for leading the Edwin, born on Friday, De ...... ( )" ':'"' ::1'
for one evening last 13th. Here's hoping that ., > .I
a build-up he got. 'Tis is not too unlu Cky. rv "" <
.rJ easily reporters are Willingham took off for .' 1,, \ ,
) a3 r'By the time this is Ky., for the holidays. ;;: <
Tommy McLaughlin rest of us are remaining at 4 4 : i
man will be past with all the parties and stuff 1 -" ,' ,, '
28th was the day, and on. : : >. ,: ,
\: ,'
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Lorraine Lowry. Parrish Ash has left us .1J"
be after they leave Jax Ole New Orleans. We __ ;4' '. 4 .. "
tell, maybe a military you! ,
Tom Billie Sweat went home to /.; :'
for the holidays. '<.. ... ,
Anyone interested in ,.: -
Ing team will be messengers are really keep- \ .AM.
on the ball these days with .. w. r--,., ,,,_., _
their boys now. Yep, -" < ""- '"''' ''' <<
in first place. This housing situation seems that Spurlock, time annual Xmas party at the Station Cafeteria on Friday, 20 December. In the past, the women employees
affecting a lot of thinks there is a gum prepared the meal at home and served it in the shop during the lunch period, but this year they decided I
Bill Ilines. He's got a I 'cause when she goes to it was better to use the facilities of the cafeteria. Other activities may arrange for luncheons by contacting ,
'" for lunch, she parks ext. 8188 48 hours in advance.
Hope you enjoy it, Bill. Manager George Lesser, at ,
on the door and picks it
There hasn't been any the way out. Wonder if she ---- courage to the sticking p int" and
ing news in to Orlando this
again
Most all the people who to find the 'Lost Week- InspectingThe SUPP .YSALLIES exert every effort to increase th9

to work on Dec. 30th Too many trips, "S"l M effectiveness of the Supply De*
broke to stay out, or as though "Lover Boy" partment during 1947.
cheer ran out waiting is sporting half the A&R CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES
Year. The other 50% to the cafeteria? Too bad Inspectors Procurement and Disposal D::**j;
leave probably are still leap year, eh, Jim? HELEN BURNETTE visions joined together in *
the clouds dreaming NING DIVISION-by- By Christmas luncheon on 20 Decem
when they have to McCLENDON -- Now we've The gala holidays have come ber. Everybody drew a gift from
work. and lovely gifts were exchanged
gone underneath the miniature Christ
it, even our most conserva-
Most of the "Old has a wild streak. and re-exchanged; savory By CLARA E, SPEER mas tree-which :formed the cen-
gineering received by the Plan of the Da.yof foods eaten, and now we are all IN RETROSPECT: At the close ter of a festive board. All gift
from Jennie Dee in back "on the again" with our
Job
O. E. Spurlin has a of 1946 we look back at many were toys-which were enjoyed btf
land Shreve in New Year's resolutions made. their for the afternoon. A*
restriction with his car which have occurred in owners
Frank Zappacosta and the base. Hey, Otis, don't Members of the Inspection Depart- changes the end of the day, the toys wenb
Delaware. ment take this opportunity to wish the Supply Department. As suf-
gathered together and turned over
low in this
morning fog
) 'J Comdr. Charles each and everyone a HAPPY ficient points were accumulatedand to the Station Chaplain for distribution
his holiday leave in Gray of Mfg. Planning has NEW YEAR. men released from the service to poor children.
Guess he will fly his us the low down on huntihg Congratulations are in order to our "Navy" wives resigned to
Instead of floating home Bob White) quail. It seems Lt. Comdr. and Mrs. J. C. Allman return with their husbands to their I Engine Parts staged a Christ-
of that Xmas cheer. increaaes'C birds have taken to the who are the proud and happy par- former homes all over the country mas Eve celebration. Roast tur
Buz Gamache had his and to get a shot the ents of a baby girl, Sue Ellen, Quite a few civilians departed key was the material issued. They
:Monday when he came now must wade in mud up born December 19th. What a very July 1st Many veterans returned I regretted not honoring stub requi-
He was showing off knees. Now Lester isn't lovely Christmas gift for this hap- from the far corners of the sitions for turkey, but only "homefolks"
__, he is going to put on tall nor does he have web py couple. earth and found their niche in were served.
when he wins for so we are told that after Helen Styron, chief clerk, says here. I The Administrative Division had
the bowling finals almost to the seat of his she will never have any more Let's not be like the "Resolu- a Christmas party the Friday before
he just aorta crawls on all Christmas. The "piece de re
ENGINE doubts as to whether or not thereis tIonista" in the cartoon below by
1 to complete the journey. I'm sistance" of the luncheon was a
SION-by-CARL AV. a Santa Claus. After spying a Hartley Steeves. Let's keep our
sure quail taste that cake embossed with "Merry
Aslncere gesture of bright and shiny TOASTMASTERunder resolutions! Let's "screw our ,
was shown last week or perhaps Lester is only the tree on Christmas Christmas," They had a tree, cat-
Mausert and his shop in condition for future ex- morning, she knows but definitely changed gifts, and had a gay old
to the employees in the with his young daughter. there: is a Santa Claus. Aside dMRESOLUTIONISTS- .'
time.Mary
and Test group of DIVISION-by from this wonderful gift, you Johnson (.Delivery: ) was
haul. Each employee -Shop 304 and 305-A in should hear her enumerate on her overjoyed to have her son, John,
envelope containing 123 outdid themselves at many other lovely gifts. spend his first Christmas at homein
and a "Thank You" note Xmas party. Fun was had Veronica E. Huss spent the over two years. He has servedin
above and beyond that cake and coffee made the Christmas holidays with her Guam, Okinawa, the Philippines,
expected during the and gifts were passed out mother, brother, and sister at La- and more recently took part in the
cember. These men Fragale, who played Belle, Florida. She must have had IN3/QODy atomic bomb experiments at Biki
without warning, had Claus. Our Xmas tree was some gala and exciting times as i ni Lura Owens (Personnel);
added to their monthly to the last degree; the she is taking an additional week gAbF'' gJti 19N7 was thrilled over having her brother
of 73 engines. To it was on looked like a real off to "rest". 0 John, on a visit at home, his
cate matters, three and there were approxi- Mr. and Mrs. Roy Askew, "Pat"to first Christmas at home in four
were sliced off by the 100 gifts on the tree. us, completed their Christmas years. Since his detachment from
holidays. But the go to Brock, Chief Wal- celebration by moving into their \ the service, he has been studyingart
and not only met the Reynolds, Brant- lovely new home on Rensselaer 9 in Paris.
exceeded it. Employees Weathersbee and Smith Avenue. What a Christmas gifta Lola Lyons (Receipt Control:
aee those of shops Hershey bars that were new home with lovely new furnishings Ja attended a family reunion in Nashville *-
Z2, 1323, and 1339. I. out with each present. The must be, Pat We hope Tennessee. The family clan
It has been reported I were furnished by the girls you both will have a very Happy I gathered from several states and
reliable source that coffee by the men. Mr. New' Year-in all the years to spent Christmas together for the
worth's eyes are not was missed at the party aa come-and be as happy as you first time in twenty-five years .
sharp as when he was gone on holiday leave to are now in your new home.
man. The source of our mother and dad in Nor- Vera Simonds (Administrative',,
motored to St.
tion states that he saw on 20 December.
in to work one morning of our co-workers came ASSEMBLY DIVISION-by- her former home Sadie
up to the time card the main A&R to see ED HOLLAND THE NEW Browning (Inventory) enjoyed the
move his card. Coy saying it was the pret- YEAR enters with a bangbutnot I I holidays at Morgantown, North
over and tried in vain in the whole Assembly so this Bismark. He has just Carolina Sue Battles (Inventory -
his card in a nearby Dept crept up behind all good mechs ) went to Chattanooga,
tain. After realizing and Louise Walton are and, unlike Kilroy, is here to stay. I \\ Tennessee Doris Tuskey (Inventory
of his efforts, Coy's their families in Alabama Bismark, if rumors by a certain ) "holidayed" at Melrose,
Florida Ira F. Lin ey
was correct when he over the holidays. chief are correct, originated in the
rang up a direct hit on 304.5.6 all held Xmas gift early part of the war in the sub- Parts) went wild deer hunt
sive bit of mechanism on Friday, and em- marine service. His mission accomplished cream and cake was for! ing after Christmas.
referred to as a time were praising Chief %Val- there, he regeneratedto The friends of A. M. Petty wishto Carl Reiter, Frank Reiter, and
has been suggested that Dickenson, J. Turbeville, a higher plane-aviation! None take this opportunity to extend Sara Kuder were among those attending -
rows be installed O. Jenkins, supervisors, for seems to know exactly what their sincerest .sympathy to him the Gator Bowl game on
time clock in order to efforts to promote Xmas Bismark's mission is in aviation, I in the recent death of his sister. New Year's day.Bookkeeping .
Job of punching in ( but if Bismark can keep paper J. R. King, AMMHl/c, has Division is glad to
Monday) a simpler one. Jenkins, shop 306, la home out of hydraulic lines, stop "dead" cause to remember the past welcome a newcomer, Martin LUther :-
Woody says that adding rooms to his props from turning, and get critical Christmas for a long time. For Johnson, husband of Irma
r s cauliflower ears, parts for this division, we're his part in bringing "Peace on Johnson, formerly of Purchase .
l, 'er noticed it. As a Glass, shop 306, was back all for him. Earth" he was presented the Pres- BOWLING NEWS: The Sal.
Act, we didn't even A&R visiting. He ia recu- The amount received for the idential Unit Citation by the cap- Yard took the honors for the
Charlie was ever a from a recent operation. "Gifts for a Yank Who Gave" was tain just recently. Vincent Rizzi first vage half of the After
while we're on the office's Xmas gift exchange increased considerably when the had to play Santa to one extra two weeks off for the season.holidays, an
Charlie, it seems that he by all hands. Credit personnel of shop 1001 formed a this Christmas, a brand new baby teams the second half
to beat Jim Feeney's party goes to Louise Wal- pool> and 'bestowed" upon S. C. girl! L. V Holmes was one of the with renewed are starting and determination
Jim's campus girl. McDonald, and Betty Yeomans the honor of presenting many to .spend Christmas hunting to win the vigor
We knew it would same. Incidentally, the total sum for "fur-bearing" animals. R. I* championship
day! Some of the E. King, supervisor of 311, donated by this division was over Brown is spending all of his holidays :Ethel Perritte (Administrative!
- etarted calling Jim knows where the mistletoe 90 dollars. now building his new homeon !recently had the pleasure of have
.. Big Wheel." You know Mickey Reese, the division fore- the rivtf. Better hurry, Brown, ing the wedding of her son, Clydo
Barrow It'. a joke, are glad to welcome Lt. (Jg) man wishes to announce that the as it will be cold working on the at her home in Lake Shore. He
Congratulations are in our division. He is" our production records, though short river very soon Of course cold was married to Betty Paton of
the following Engine division officer. of bureau schedules, were very weather dwan't mean a thing to Glasgow, Scotland Her other son*
Employees who were the go to Bill Chi gratifying for the month of ,De- Ida Brouc)fd. Bhe spent Christ- Forrest, found his, bride in Aulnaj)
l of administrative pay 426. :who was married ,cember. So that's :what the ice. IB as in tta Windy CHy.-Chicago. Sou Bois, France la August11II X04t I

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''Aviation Supply Officers' School Transfers From



NAATC To Naval Air Technical Training Center

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1t -- The Aviation Supply Officers'1'

IMATTC Gridiron Champs School formerly, under the cognlr,"r)
zance of the Naval Air Advance4
!t Training Command will on January -
IUHAT TO DO! WHERE TO GO 6th, commence conducting
! classes under cognizance of Naval
Air Technical Training Command.

MOVIE SCHEDULE The Aviation Supply Officers'

SI School originally designated as
NATTCTHURsnvY 49 S3 SO eti 55 6MEMIIEIIS the Aviation Supply Officers'

Course of Instruction was established

I -."FABULOUS SUSAN" starring Barbara Britton in April 1913 because of the
and Rudy Valley Fleet's need for supply officers

"'lIn.ASn VTUKDVY HI/MORESQUE," with Joan Craw- specially trained to procure, store
ford and John Garfield r I and issue aeronautical material.
Prior to World War II and the

, Yellow Water gargantuan increase in naval a via*
tion, supply billets on board car
\ TIIUKMI. O SHOW riers and at air stations were" feW'
t.
I "'IUUAYSlJ SVTUUIIAY "SECRET HEART" tNt'lrlngCtau enough to be filled by pay clerks
._..... ._.. ._ .
.. __ and officers who had
ttte Colbert and Walter Pidgeon. --- ------ ---'-'-- -'-" -' '-- ------ --- --- supply gainedi
: OF Tilt MATT( hampionship Tram are left to i their kowledge of aviation mate-
THINGS TO DO-ABOARD right tip' row : Coa.'h, Chief .1 I M Kemp J J Rat,itf. I L E Bmger, rial by practical experience in the
J C Ballman R E Wagner P E Lahullter I Collins\ L. Hawkins, field" The tremendous expansion of
IIOBRY SHOP Monday through Friday 1700- HOC ody. L' W Hagenbai. e.'nl1d l row. .u I. )IX wn. F. 1. Miller. naval aviation in 1911 and 1912 created

J13''), Saturday and Sunday 1300-2130 Located laBldf A H Atwell. E. C. Farr, M N OU10! ( C C O'R.>ark, D. Peterbok" a demand for aviation supply
C. T Lusiombe. J. B. Tagilatem front tornV: J. Hammac F, officers too great to be filled fro-
414. Wing No 1. Hum, Gracetta. J. Freeman, R. Satterlee" C. Bryant and R. E the ranks of the practically
FLEET'S INN-Beer sold nightly 1730-2130, S Tankersley ed

Bid;. 517 Sandwiches and snacks available -- ------ --- -- I The" impetus to establish an organized -

avail-le TOB Downs TAF For I I aviation course supply of originated instruction in the

1T00-2130 Free bowling If you set your own piM, Staff Supply Officer of the Chief

15c s line for pin boys I ISWllIlIINOAll j of Naval Air Operational Training
i now( Advanced Training* under
Outdoor Pools Closed) Indoor the charge of Commodore, then Lr.C .

Pool Bldg GU, Recreational Swimming. Monday, NATTC Football TitleA .imdr. J. W. Boundy, SC, USN
I The original course consisted of
Friday 0900 to 1200 Monday
Tuesday, Wednesday '
four w 'eks of more or loss' practical -
'0 through Friday, 1800 to 2015. Saturday 1000 to 1200 : large uowd of enthusiastic\ gridiron fans witnessed instruction mostly in the A

1300 to 1600 1700 to 2015. Sunday 1200 to 1600, 1700 t the tinal game for the NATKentet Intramural League & R Department with sluli'nia::

to 2015. I Championship Title between TOil and TAF on Wednesday segregated into small supervised
groups for "make-you-lear:i' instruction -
IS; December, 19 W and familiarizat with
i MUsIC-Anyone Interested In joining the NATT TOn reigns supreme in the NATTC Intramural Football I aircraft engines and structures,

Cat Orchestra, contact T. F Raye at Barracks 465. League by virtue of their sparkling victory over TAF Wednesday I instruments and accessories Field

the Athletic Field, -- : trips, motion pictures, and lec-
t WVTTC LIBRARY Located in Auditorium. J} night on -- -
:H by a s'orot 13 to 0. TAF had from the game late in the final ture courses round\ out the cur
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 0300 to advanced to the final game" by period moved the pigskin as far riculum

1230 to 2100. Saturday and Sunttay defeating TOA earlier In the week down as the TOB 20, where the I The present course" now extendedto
2100. Wednesday,
in a special playoff to determine running attack bogged down, and I seven" weeks is intended anJ designed
"' 1230 to 2100. TOB's foe( for the season's finale. TOB took over on downs I to give the student officers

___-1, ATHLETIC GEAR Available at Gear Locker, I There was never much doubt as I .. f ... an opportunity to acquire a well-
to the eventual winner as TOB rounded knowledge of all aspect!
Physical Training Department, Bldg 513.
'I marched steadily for a touchdown AUDITORIUM, NEW of Aviation Supply including! the
BOXING Smokers held regularly. Anyone interested procurement and Distribution,
early in the first stanza only to LOCATION FOR THE
t in participating, contact Chief Al Sinibaldi have it called back on a minor ,I : Stock Control Salvage, Storage,
I NATTC CHAPLAINSA
of the P.T. Department penalty Satterlee, TOll right halfback Preservation, Packaging and Shipping ;
balls went over for the called back : portion of the NATTCenter as well as iamiharizHtiori
and
TKNMS; -Racquets available at Physical
with aeronautical material Another -
touchdown, and distinguished him- : Auditorium Bldg. 563 has been
e Training Bldg 51S: self by playing a stanlout ball recently redecorated and turned important phase of the coitrj
Tn.\I.Ir-Intra-mural Games held on Mondays, WednesdaysAnd throughout the deals with the identification of
game game i over" to the NATTCenter Chaplains .
Fridays, 1600, on field bordered by Allegheny Road. TOB was quite in earnest in the for> their offices. The new locationis aeronautical material, and the l&a
second quarter, when they took a appropriately furnished with a of the various catalogs and publications -
WHERE TO GO-ASHORE punt on their own 40 yard marker medium sized reception room, com- which pertain to it.
and drove 60 yards for a score. plete with magazines, radio and The Aviation Supply Officers'School
: JACKSONVILLE ACIIES-Buses leave at frequent Intervals Two short parses had put the ball records, and a quiet yet comfort- and the Aviation Storekeepers -
from new bus station at Clay and Adams (sam e as Navy). Surf bathing on the TAF 40, from where Sat- able atmosphere. To contact the School while continuing to
and other recreation at one of worlds: finest ocean beaches. Bus 1 terlee roamed 20 yards around left Protestant Chaplain, call 8171; the function as separate and distinct

fare! 25<:. endhis favorite play-to the Catholic Chaplain, call 59,}. activities will b* administered by
OANOELNO'\ FISHING, AND BOATING: Cedar River on San ,! TAF 20. After one incomplete pass .. I I one Officer-m-Charge and will
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks from last stop on I in the end zone, La Hullier tossed :, NOTICE where" possible make joint use of
San Juan Row Boats-two hours, 50c; canoes-$100 per hour; motor a floater to Luscomb in the Golden I training facilities
boats-$2.00 per hour, five to eight people per boat. I Territory, but Collins missed' The MATT Center Orchestra Is ; Lieutenant S. C. Allison (SC)
being reorganized for the ensuing -
the placekick for the extra point. USN, Officer-in-Charge of the Officers -
New members of musical '
year School, who for the
puts
This made the score at half time
ability who have had orchestral months has had additional
6 to 0 tor TOB ven
I{ experience are requested to be duty as Of in-Charge of the
CtH-E--WORD .1 Still all warmed up and raringto present at Bldg 446-Barracks No, Storekeepers School has received
go TOB received the kickoffon 25 at 1930, Jan. 6th, 1947 Men of ordersto
permanent change duty
their own 13 and marched 87' will be
accepted from all division .
report to the Commanding Officer
I- powerful yards for their :second in NA TTC. Further information i
Naval Air Technical
SCHOOL Training
FROM AVIATION FUNDAMENTAL : 'I
and last touchdown of the game can be (obtained by contacting Center as Officer-in-Charge of the
I It took just 11 plays for the power Manager A. T. Koutsonikolis, Sic; consolidated
I This week's top honor goes to quite useless, but they will prove plus TOB boys to make It. I Phone 205 Bldg 500 schools
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=tatxhed his eleven week course problems arise. I plan to' of La Hullier, it was finally : ARE YOU LISTENING, acetylene black powder poured into .
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pith an a\,>rag of 90 H which is make a career of civilian life, but ,I Satterlee who plowed around left Your auto radio listening enjoy- the inner tubes of your tires

I believe you'll find one thing to I end for the final 11 yards and a ment may be stepped up by lol- will tone down the static electri-
be effective, in the Navy or out--- touchdown. This time Collins toss- lowing a suggestion, to rut j.,wn city and improve reception
don't be too lazy to strike out ed a short aerial into the waitingarms _
after the particular Job you want I I of Luscombe in the end zone
and give it everything y'm've got. I for the extra point.
ltch"6o"
When you get it, you'U be glad TAF threatened seriously in the c.... D4 -I,----l :? 'j
f'\t
. you did ] last quarter, mostly by the pass- )
Ralph J. Opre, Destination-AOM' ing of Wagner and Thomas and
school Graduate of Brooklyn the pass receiving of Wilcox Sev
Technical High School (Best' eral good passes, caught by Wilcox YHAT 00 YOU MEAN

technical High School in thUS who was hurt and removed 4RINGING MY DAUEUTER'
) I NAD TO MAKE
I school, and wrote the following ar -NOM AT THIS I4OUR aa
Second highest honors of CI.usI tale: 0615 MUSTER
lj to .. beWI
go Hartmann. Lester with "AvFund School offers an op- F

portunity for men to obtain a high
e
"4 4d !school diploma and for those in

%.ii-' ; my position to brush up on a lotof I
\. things. The school goes into ; rr -

the organization and functions of I ------
s a squadron and overall picture of
=Naval Aviation ,and the studentsget )-
an idea of the "A" schools i -j I ._

along with a working knowledge :
of the 'Airdale' patos All in all,

a good foundation and backgroundfor 1 ti11i
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classes are especially im por- i.u, .. mr\ rnandinih. There
5 fr, this reason, a man: mu.;t j In, Ji, 1D4 -Lk* where. liar
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the fundamentals of the i\i D. 4, l lCU1-Gr.? n('"ve, Hare
anion rates from men who can >(- >It 7, 1 47-NA1B Pen...eoI a. tier..r. .
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butt That the only thin that! .' 2il, Itt47 -<..rn Coir*. 'I hurttut i
will prevent the creation ot sad --------- --------- *. 2l: UUNMI Jax. tiers
Sacks who "dIdn't know what ,, Ian l 11 i ivcnk average ot 83 15es( : i t-rb., d1. 1947 C""iI; kUM.' ItmmMw
:h 1. 1\14"1! NAS Unn Rio*. Tb.r.
they were getting Into." Math f,'r I omr j from Salt Lake City March T. IInNAil tit. Hlmon :rh.r.
Physics; and layout may seem I Ii. Utah Ho thinks a lot of this M.nl.> 1, 147 NAS St. h._.. 'ilior

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SPORTS PLAYED a prominent role in. the run homer against MacDill Field; (4) Gabby
life of NAS during the past year. Some of Marek, NAS pugilistic star, strikes a pose ,.,.
the highlights of the 1916 season are pic- after smashing his way to the Heavyweight
tured above. ((1) Rear Admiral Ralph E. Championship in the Golden Gloves; ((5)) A \
Davison, Commandant of the Seventh Naval sailor takes a healthy cut at the ball in the ...
District and Chief of Naval Air Advanced opening game of the 1946 Softball season; "
Training, presents the Iron Man Trophy to 16) In a joint NAS-NATTC boxing smoker ".
Captain Anthony R. Brady, Commanding Officer Jackie Blount and Jackie Carroll, two civilian -
of NAS, at the First Annual Naval pros, put on a three-round exhibitionfor
Air Training Conference swimming meet. the entertainment of the personnel here;
NAS won the trophy with a total of 53 (7) Billy Smith was the champion racketeerat
points; (2)) Ned Stailz. captain of the NAS rE NAS during '46; (8) The current editionof
*45-46 basketball quintet presents the JohnZ. : fx the Flier quintet opened the '46-4T season
Fletcher Trophy, symbol of the Filer ra against Duke University recently Here,
triumph In the Florida ABC Tournament to e Harry Platt takes a free shot at the hoop;
Captain Anthony R. Brady as Lt. Lloyd H. (9)) Howard Hansen, shown plunging
Lux, head coach looks on; (3) Citi Oagle, through the Cherry Point line, was one of
star hurler for the 1946 baseball team, romps the mainstays of the Jax football team which j
across the plate after blasting out a three- was rated as the nation's No. 3 service team.



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The sports picture for the Jacksonville on; NAS basketball team trip wins bowling contest with Lake day swim meet: Jacksonville Naval team ends in scoreless tie; i
Naval Air Station's various University of Florida, 47-38; Fliers City; ten teams turn out for Introstation Air Station takes Iron Man Trophyfor stone Golf Tourney Is won 'I
teams was a very bright one hold 1-% record; Filers boost record softball; Fliers score proficiency in athletics; NAS Kettles; NAS softballers tof i .. f
for the year 1946. The teams from to 10-2; competition' In Intra- four victories against one defeat In nine wins five straight tilts; candidates ami, 16-11.: Jax-Navy eleven i downs
NAS all had very successful statlon basketball league gets underway early season games for football team turn out; Cherry Point Marine Flyers, 21.\
seasons, some of them even gaining ; colored cagers hang up May NAS baseballera top NATTC Air in first home game of season a4Mancos
national fame. four straight wins; swimmers second Powerful NAS rucketmen top Raiders 3-0; 100 hopefuls turn out LaHulller, and Thompson i
The football team ended up its In Palm Beach meet. Welch Convalescent Hospital and in answer to football call; c. R. star; Jax Tigers top Edward Waters I
season with a record of four wins FebruaryNAATC Springfield Tennis Club; officer- Smith emerges as top station golfer College, 12-6, behind passing
against the same amount of losses, boxing tourney scheduled golfers top Cecil Field on local as '13 tourney closes; Fliers of Tommy White; Jax-Navy vajsity >
but Coach Kovalcheck's charges 15-16 February; Jax Fliers links; Mainslde softball squads will wind up baseball season with record pins 13-0 defeat on Iowa Sea
garnered many laurels, among ranked tenth best service five in play City. League teams; NAB of 30 wins against 13 losses; hawks in first conference games!
them second place In the Navy nation; basketball coach Sterling nine now has record of 1S-3; B. scrubs lost 7-0 in first scrimmageof call issued for touch football play..
Athletic Training Conference, as Geesman named head coach at Wheeler and Leonard Warren lost Jax-Navy football team, era; Jax Navy bows to Pensacola
well as being classified as the third Ohio Wesleyan; baseball call goes to NAS netmen; Billy Debtors, SeptemberLt. 6-0, for first conference loss; Tigers
best service eleven in the coun- out; seven NAS boxers trek to sports star for past two years, la Harry Knlckelblne, formerly held to scoreless tie with Hastings -
try.The Madison Square Garden for the discharged; NAS netters take second Wisconsin joins Jax grid forces; Vocational; Archery Club
basketball team also had a Golden Gloves. win over Springfield Club. Jax colored baseball team beats climbs In popularity.
banner year as it swept through ; March June Green Cove Springs nine by a November
all opposition to be considered the score of 6-3; Hammersmith, Crav-
in finale 50-
fliers nip Marine NAS baseballers hold second
in the and Witzel tie In medal In most thrilling of season,
Bixth beat service team ens play on game
41 Marek NAS boxer
; Gabby place in conference with a recordof
local links Club Jax-Navy tramples big Corpus
nation. ; Archery being
moves! Into tteml-flnala and theu 4-1; Lt. Comdr. Kasslan Koval-
The baseball nine didn't fare too formed for all hands; NAS softball Christl eleven as Glenn McConnell -
swimmer
finals of the Golden Gloves; check named head gridiron coach
badly, either, and its season's record cop second in Florida A. A. with Lt. Comdr. "Tufty" Thompson nine racks up win over scores three touchdowns;
of 30 wins 13 defeats Whiting and Lauderdale; Yeomans Gault and White star as colored
against
U. meet; Filer/ dropped in ABC as first assistant; WAVES
Is one of which the station and Gtldner top Best-Ball Tour- team tops Edward Waters, 14- '
may tourney to climax season with 2S"Ios softball outfit winner in three
on golf course; WAVES softball NAS boxing team taking form
well be proud.In ney
against losses; Trosper games; Fliers now have confer- )
fact, all the teams at NAS placed on all-tourney ADO cage ence record of 6-3; VSB out in team knocked out of City winter schedule; cage! team h .,
in the past year, though they may squad; Sammy Boead, Dick Metz, front in Station Golf Tourney. Championship race; Negro football Initial tryouts for lttlC-47 season;
have been young and green, came George Schnelter, Sam Byrd, and July I team preparing for season; Jax Navy beats Memphis Hell
through like tried veterans. For a Denny Shute put on exhibition at J. J. Klopp and Dave Sweeneycop Jax-Navy football eleven invades cats, 13-0, as McConnell break
review of their accomplishments NAS Jax Golf Course; Gabby Best-Ball title in Station Golf Annapolis for opener; joint NAS- arm but runs 03 ;yards for score r
read the round-up which follows: Marek and Eddie Chyz take boxing Tourney; WAnow second" in NATTO boxing smoker great uc- anyway a
JanuaryLt. crowns at Golden Gloves City Softball Loop; )Flier baseball cess; MacDonald and Allor win DecemberFive
Carl West takes over as IT ApnlBill team has split with NATTC Raiders Two- aU Scotch Golf Tournament. Jax-Navy footballers picked /
Dept. planner to schedule "ache Smith stars as NAS rack- In double-header; swimmersand October on All-Navy team, among them
and groan" classes for personnel; eteers cop great win in Jackson divers from 11 Naval Air activities NAS softball team bows to st. Ary, Harden, Mancos, McConnell.
Commandant's trophy won by MF- ville One-Set Tournament; base- I to compete in two-day meet Simons for second loss of season; and Thompson; VSB downs :Marines -
.... ATU as YTJ takes second spot; ball nine opens season by smash I here. AnnapolU Jayvees top Jax-Navy to gamer NAS touch grid
swimming team faces Cherry ing out a 18-2 victory over Florida August gridironcrs, 21-13, in tough game; championship; ax-Navy bows to .
Point Marines to open swim !seas ; banquet held for eager; NAS NAS Jax places second la two- season opener for colored football Rollins College, 1812. II't.



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life of NAS during the past year. Some of Marek, NAS pugilistic star, strikes a pose
w<
the highlights of the 1946 season are pictured after smashing his way to the Heavyweight
above. (1) Rear Admiral Ralph E. Championship in the Golden Gloves; ((5)) A \
Davison, Commandant of the Seventh Nav- sailor takes a healthy cut at the ball in the :y.
al District and Chief of Naval Air Advanced opening game of the 1946 Softball season; '"
Training, presents the Iron Man Trophy to I 16) In a Joint NAS-NATTC boxing smoker. 0
Captain Anthony R. Brady, Commanding Officer L4-' r Jackie Blount and Jackie Carroll two civ-
of NAS, at the First Annual Naval ilian pros put on a three-round exhibitionfor
Air Training Conference swimming meet. the entertainment of the personnel here;
NAS won the trophy with a total of 55 (7) Billy Smith was the champion racketeerat
points; (2) Ned Staitz. captain of the NAS NAS during '46; (8)) The current editionof
M5-48 basketball quintet presents the JohnZ. the Flier quintet opened the '46-47 season
Fletcher Trophy, symbol of the Flier a against Duke University recently Here .
triumph in the Florida ABC Tournament to Harry Platt takes a. /tree shot at the hoop;
Captain Anthony R. Brady as Lt. Lloyd H. 1 (9) Howard Hansen shown plunging
Lux head coach look on; (3) Crls Cagle, through the Cherry Point line was one of
star hurler for the 1946 baseball team, romps the mainstays of the Jax football team which
across the plate after Wasting out a three- was rated as the nation's No. 3 service team. j

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sports picture for the Jacksonville on; NAS basketball team trips wins bowling contest with Lake I day swim meet: Jacksonville Naval team ends in scoreless tieT: t .
Naval Air Station's vari- University of Florida, 41-38; Fliers City; ten teams turn out for in i Air Station takes Iron Man Trophy I stone Golf Tourney is won by ( '..
ous teams was a very bright one hold 7-% record; Fliers boost record fra-station Softball; Fliers score 'for proficiency in athletics; NAS Kettles; NAS softballers to .) .e; r .
for the year 1946. The teams from to 10-2; NAS all had very successful station basketball league gels underway early season games. didates for football team turn out; Cherry Point Marine Flyers, 21-Ck
seasons, some of them even gaining ; colored cagers hang up May 'NAS baseballers top NATTC Air in first home game of season M. .
national fame. four straight wins; swimmers second Powerful NAS racketmen top Raiders 3-0; 100 hopefuls turn out Mancos: LaHullier and Thompson
The football team ended up its In Palm Beach me>et. Welch Convalescent Hospital and In answer to football call; C. R. star; Jax Tigers top Edward Waters I
season with a record of four wins FebruaryNAATC Springfield Tennis Club; officer- Smith emerges as top station golfer College, 12-6 behind passing
against the same amount of losses, boxing tourney scheduled golfers top Cecil Field on local as '46 tourney closes; Fliers of Tommy White; Jax-Navy vaj but Coach Kovalcheck's charges 15-16 February; Jax Filers links; Malnslde Softball squads will wind up baseball season with rec- sity pins 13-0 defeat on Iowa Sea
garnered many laurels, among ranked tenth best service five in I play City League teams; NAS ord of 30 wins against 13 losses; hawks in first conference games!
them second place in the Navy nation; basketball coach Sterling' nine now has record of 13-3; B. scrubs lost 7-0 in first scrimmage call Issued for touch football play
Athletic Training Conference as Geesman named head coach at Wheeler and Leonard Warren lost of Jax-Navy football team.September en; Jax Navy bows to Pensacola, I
well as being classified as the third Ohio Wesleyan; baseball call goes I to NAS netmen; Billy DeMars, 6-0, for first conference loss; Tigers
best service eleven in the coun- out; seven NAS boxers! trek to I sports star for past two years, la Lt. harry Knlckelblne, formerlyof held to scoreless tie with Hastings -
try.The Madison Square Garden for the discharged; NAS netters take second Wisconsin joins Jax grid forces; Vocational; Archery Club
basketball team also had a Golden Gloves win over Springfield Club. Jax colored baseball team beats climbs in popularity.
banner year as it swept throughall I March 0 Jung Green Cove Springs nine by a November
opposition to be considered the i score of 8-8; Hammersmith, Crav-
Fliers nip Marines In final, 50- NAS baseballers hold second
in the and Witzel tie in medal on tn most thrilling game of season,
sixth beat service team ens play
44; Gabby Marek, NAS boxer: place in conference with a recordof
local links Club being Jax-Navy tramples big Corpus
nation. ; Archery
moves into semi-final and then 4-1; Lt. Comdr. Kassian Koval-
Christi
formed for all hands NAS softball eleven as Glenn McConnell
The baseball nine didn't fare too finals of the Golden Cloves; swimmers check named head gridiron coach ; -
badly either, and its season's rec- cop second! in Florida A. A. with Lt. Comdr. "Tuffy" Thompson nine racks up wins over scores three touchdowns; I
ord of 30 wins against 13 defeatsis U. meet; Fliers dropped In ABC) as first assistant; WAVES Whiting and Lauderdale; Yeomans Gault and White star as colored
Best-Ball Tour- team tops Edward Waters U
and Gildner ,
one of which the station may tourney to climax season with 23: softball outfit winner in three top
weU be proud. wins against 7 losses; Trooper> games; Fliers now have confer- ney on golf course; WAVES soft- NAS boxing team taking form JIIII.
In fact all the teams at NAS ball team knocked out of City winter schedule; cage team K -s_
placed on all-tourney ABC cage ence record of 6-3; VSB out in
In the past year, though they may squad; Sammy Snead, Dick Metz, front in Station Golf Tourney. Championship race; Negro football initial tryouts for 1940-47 season)
have been young and green, came George Bchnelter, Ham Byrd, and I July team preparing for season; Jax Navy beats Memphis hellcats
like tried veterans. For Jax-Navy: football eleven Invudes 13-0, as McConnell breaks
through a Denny Shute put on exhibition at I J. J. Klopp and Dave Sweeneycop
review of their accomplishments NAS Jax Golf Course; Gabby Best-Ball title In Station Golf Annapolis for opener; Joint NAS- arm but runs 53 yard for score
read the round-up which follows: Marek and Eddie Chyx take boxing I Tourney; WAVES now second In NATTO boxing( smoker great success anyway.
January crowns at Golden Gloves City Softball Loop; Filer baseball ; MacDonald and Allor win DecemberFive
Lt. Carl West takes over aJ! IT April I team has split with NATTC Raiders Two-Ball Scotch Golf Tournament. Jax-Navy footballers picked '
Dept. planner to schedule "ache Bill Smith stars aa HAS rack- in double-header; swimmers October on All-Navy team, among them
and groan" classes for personnel; eteers cop great win In Jacksonville and divers from 14 Naval Air activities NAS softball team bows to St. Ary, Harden, Mancos, McConnell,,
Commandant's trophy won by 3IF- One-Set Tournament; base- to compete in two-day meet Simons for second loss of season; and Thompson; VSB downs :Marines -
ATU as Vl'B takes second spot; ball nine opens season by smashing here. Annapolis Jayvees top Jax-Navy to gamer NAS touch grid
swimming team face Cherry out a 18-2 victory over Florida August gridironers, 21-13, in tough game; championship; Jax-Navy bows to
Point Marine to open swim seas I ; banquet held for eager; NAS NAS Jax places second In two- season opener for colored football Rollins College, 18-12.

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