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Creation Date: January 8, 1948
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I U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDANavv \ I



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At NItS During 1947



With the war and demobilization already behind it, NAS

Jacksonville settled down to its peacetime role in 1047. Although -

ar the wartime tempo of activity was conspicuouslyabsent

r 3 the year was a busy and exciting one nonetheless.

While the country at large was still directing its efforts ,

to halt inflation, produce more cars and homes, lower prices,
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and help Europe recover from the
from the headlines in the JAX
', a ravages of war, the Navy was set- AIR NEWS:
+ xanr.wat+urotorr ring new record in aviation and JANUVHY

,xp,'ntnentlng with guided miaSlll Starch of Dime- drive C>JM'us at
I >.\S, highlighted by A.lnilml'n
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:: : STraining Ball; ninety c"'lc'lU.t.* attend 1{...
: E-7 aviators for the fleet
--. i glonul :Safely (onferen here; t
to> place the many Reserve pilots railroads and hue lines 'ul1Ct'1 furlough '
: A ho were released to inactive duty.J""llme ; rates; Stella )'ujunaot'C ,
the principal task of NAIMksonville ;-> n >rld n typing ilianiplon. !li during the past year liill i to iwTMiimel Iu're.
TO 1 > carry out this mission, the stai 1"I'lmUAUVMarch :
'- Trt i,m i continued its many allied : of Dimes drive in dt'l.
-_ nun\ lions with a full program ot elated success: Navy Relief campaign .
t I"'. i r.rttun for the personnel hire
Rear Admiral E. C.
lUriDOn: : 'lH.\I" ,I" > n, ,. ,'h .p, .-rhpcI'fan t t.. er'v n U and ''ltll' I'' k.p than physically fit and opens;
n\Mii Chief of Naval Air Reserve
ut the i ''I. :i ,1 na.. : 11 h "II < ..l i a'' ..1"1" Ji it- : ." hid. I 1- .rte I 'ft" ".H ;m\, ::11 t aiR alt'l.t) po <'rare i : soin" ( f 'I' inspects futilities of
r 'il All r ;ai;, .1110.1'I"I i : .'utlil"t d lI i, a pn .,H ti ,j\ 'i IH '01'' '" h n HI" q ". H' ". 'hr ,.' highlight" .d 1417.! taken\ / ,Jacksonville taming NARTU; Captain G. .,,

-tl sin h'Regional-I -- '.__ _..'h.h.'h'.__ hh__ _._._. C'. Miller succeeds Captain W. R. 4
NebUtt as head ot administration
for the Naval Air Advanced Training
SafetyConference i.S Command: Navy Relief Drive
R does not match mark of 1016unpaign
NowIn : : Lt. Dean Houck, aida!
to ('apt am Anthony R, Brady
leaves :VAS for duty on the West
Session Here coast.
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1'rcifef.sor (}tii/, f lined mill,
Delegates From A
iiieHtlcin] man, maUes Tit to Xtial -
Wide Area Attend \ lli+|Hital, Iced l ('ross 1'IIIH!
(ummign[ launched; N.\s .Ia Us .
t Three-Day Affair t ic; urn III.. ret-elve 1'1a.4IU" from IJrltKh I
: Admiralty ouimemoratlng the ,
For the second straight
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tiiilnlng of HiitUli )llotH dtirluif
year, NAS Jacksonville has the scar; dre>"Innind l Hits Line
been chosen bv the Office of : ticket office in established. oil station .
JAX Alit NF:ws eelebratee
Industrial Relations: in Washington ag w wn ;
fourth anniversaryrnn,
as the scene of a th !"ee- .\ 1 .

day regional safety conference Red Cross drive. goes over $4,.
covering naval activitiesin 000 and is termed a success; Dan
the area bounded by Mem- ish pilot, under the supervisionof
Comdr E. J. Overbye. arrivehere
phis, Corpus Christi, the Canal -
for training; Louise Sheldonand
Zone, Trinidad, and her All-Girl Orchestra olay
C hai'lesion. .- at dames aboard the station ; Ease
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Approximately 50 representatives ter Holidays!! celebrated with many
from 39 naval establishments Till-: NAVY WAS OUT 'in force to honor lh. Freedom Train with bluejacket and WAVE divisions (Continued located in this area are attendingthe mat','hing m the parade Here one of th+ N.. v units swings down Adams Street

sessions which began. Tuesday -
Meetings and forums are being
FLIERS RETURN TO i
conducted in Bldg, 158. ,

held The in various conference parts one of the of Unit-three ACTION WITH' WIN Y g

ed States, i. sponsored by the Saf- t a ..N ,
ety Branch of the Office of Indus- y
trial Relations. Captain E. E. OVER GREEN COVE ,
Saunders, head of the Safety .
Branch, came to NAS again this l00 W Y bn i!
year to arrange for the sessions Led by big Al Hennmgsen who w : '
Assisting him are the followingmen threw in eight field goals and thi".. s ..
of the Safety Branch staff loul shots, the Jax-Navy Flier! r
and safely engineers from Washington came out on the long end of a 62.->. a
t r : W C. Sexton, Bureau of .ioie over the Green Cove Sprmg*<
Aeronautics: Major F J, Irving, Bullet cage quintet at Green C\ .' 4
USMC: ;; Lt. A, VV Kenney, Bureau :Monday night. Though the BulM-
ot MidHine and Surgery; U Reid held the vaunted H<'nmngsen pia i. I
.'r, Dtis'eau of Ships; O D, Maxwell tically scoreless! 11the first hail'i ,
Bui.'au of Supplies and Accounts the lanky center broke loose in Mi.'
; and Lt Comdr. J, C. Davis linal canto to score' imp'l't'U1l'
Bureau of Yards and Docks points in the Flier win
Local arrangements for the see The Bullets surprised their ".1\- '
J'i.'s. of meetings have been mad ored rivals in the opining iiuuut, "
by the station safety engineer of the game when John Hems',,
ottice headed by Bob Taylor, Obbie McTniHty, and Bob Wag" :
In general, the purpose of the all connected with field goals -
Following up their advantage th,'
roiireiente: is to assist the safety i-
naval home team kept the tiers on the ;
personnel of the various actIvIties
attending in carrying outcomprehensive defensive for the greater part if

accident prevention 28-14 the first half, leading at one Uni' ',: Y l lV

programs. Topics being co\oiei
include industrial hygiene, motor But the visitors finally settled .... m._ _.
vehicle a(,i,ident prevention, safety down and began to hit with con A 1)I1\IIM1NT; Ol :\K1MS: ; from the N Ai Vluin Mani.! UN also t"o:\ [halt! III t II 11.) ') ll >ilut8tanding .'. I
s[I'.tad's. methods of training suitency, bringing the score to ::10- Led by Lt Col. Thomas C* Moore. the leatherneck: wen opt ot the .> ,iivisi.> is in i 1111'! man'hCattn
27 at halftime Immediately fl
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lowing the intermission, the Fliers \ -hnown Warbler I Navy Relief Society
protective r--
grabbed the lead only to lose it
vestigation of accidents, and a recent once more. From then on, the To Sinn At HospitalConnie i Sets Annual MeetingThe 5/.
Older covering the reporting lead changed hands Innurues'able Haines, popular sin..;- annual meeting of the I
of accidents involving service> pit times, but never by more than four ing star formerly with Tommy '1 ..Jal'ksoll1\o'\U' Auxiliary ot the Navy Jabs
II SOlllwl. 1 who are industrially: employed pOI nts.l"lOally. Dorsey and the Abbott and Costello : Rein Society will be held in the
with only five minut radio shows, will entertain Small Chapel I on Monday at MOO:\ 1 Keielvtnl one \IIIJM prat I
High spot of the gathering will!! remaining in the !game, the gam patients on the ward!! at the I, it was announced this week I illdn'l like-an uverturrtfd rraiitriiili i
b,' a dinner m ,ting1 tonight at the was halted by an (ornciul) tun' Naval Hospital Monday attti- All menibtis of the Advisory I on AcirUlowuVf., Ml j
'O Club. Comdr. E J. Hoffmanof out and, following the rent pe. noon. I Buatd hive been urged to be pr'e- : 0'100 Xmas niornln*. I
the Rmeau of Ships will dis riod, the snap seemed to be gone Miss, Haines, in Jacksonville! I: "lit, and other i interested persons I (nsllt I\lc'uhul with: I Itr".Alllhorl",1
cuss various phases of radiological 11'00the inspired BulUt Hn- ; for an engagement at the Peacock I liive: been invited to attend Th me lit A ji vtvihlilt ,
safety at the affaIr. District offi ningsen. Charley K< rr. and Jack Club, will reach the hospital meeting will be an pen one. and I ,.
(',rs and I local commanding officers Kilgariff stored.. three cjuick) but k- about V5l; and will nnm the annual repoiis/ : : ,f i t it'i anih, : "llilali/,1. ) ..li h .'rDm .
will be In attendance a* well as eta for the Pliers And though the <'dtately begin a singing tour .)f tilt t I\, ll ''JIl.hJl '.( ill h' |pI'l u 11..1.t.1,I it;a.h I Irfu't'Jr )
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'.UE :O.'AI.lU NTVTIOVS holiday program: running from 18 December party, and at the Naval Hospital where he distributed gifts to ward patients on
to it'w Ytars Eve, offered personnel on duty here a series of evt'nti ranging Christmas Eve, Climax of the festivities was New Year's Eve when gala affairs
fiom colorful dances to kiddie parties to solemn reli.i: ouericca: at the chapels. were staged at the "0" Club, Mainside Auditorium, the 804" Club and the CPO
S"'lta Clans" was t''f''v"iH'rf' it Mains!,Ic Au'Lfn.'lIn' i : f"r" the annual Children's Club. The photos above depict some of the highlights ()f the holiday program which
:'c "as I'ajtv. ak the C po C Cl'I I i i\ .I Id.-I, \pa: \ .i th, N 1I1.'l'rys i pa, ty, at the A&H was pronounced an outstanding success." ..






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By Jean O' r"aut, Y2o

.: Holiday routine wasn't so rou
E. tine around about the vicinity of -

ole 722. Santa's workshop really yI
had competition with the busy lit-
tle bees preparing Xmas stockings -
complete with a prize in each
ur and every pack. Everyone was

mighty pleased with the group
photo and "Trading Licenses." I
I The picture Just couldn't have
II I been better-even Schenley was

._ J II looking her best as Mascot MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM
I and we can safely say that theK9
division of our outfit had the il1O'IES't"E'ktlayaUSO and 2000; week-end*.-1430 and 2000

. ..., Comdr. J, \L Coyle Lt. P. F. Bradley I nicest Xmas any dogs could ask THURSDAY
for! Packages from near and far "THE GAY RANCHERO," with Roy Rogers.

were piled up under our Xmas FRIDAY"I
Comdr. Coyle Succeeds Lt. Bradley tree. Santa must keep close tab COVER BIG TOWN" featuring Paul Reed.

I on us, 'cause he knew we've all SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
As Senior Catholic Chaplain HereComdr. been good people. "THE FUGITIVE' starring Henry Fonda.

The new glow around the bar-
James Michael Coyle i June, 1928 at the Immaculate Conception racks is from newly-received dia- JUNIOR OFFICERS AUDITORIUMShows
took over duties as senior Catholic Seminary in Darlington, I monds and that ole love-light. Ha-
chaplain here last week, relievingLt. New Jersey. Hailing from Jersey'i zel Miller brought out her gleam- start at 2000
Paul F. Bradley who has been City, the new senior chaplain attended I ing left hand along with Betty THURSDAY AND FRIDAY"I
assigned as chaplain aboard the St. Peter's Preparatory I O'Kane, not to be outdone by the LOVE TROUBLE," starring Franchot Tone.
USS Cora Sea now at Norfolk. School and Se on Hall College.Lt. sparklers of Judy Tate and Iva SATURDAY
'Chaplain Coyle came here from Bradley arrived at NAS In McLain. At the rate Cupid is "BUCKAROO FROM POWDER RIVER," with Charles Starrett.

the Staff Commander; Services August, 1946. Before reportinghere working on our personnel there
Force at the Naval Base, New he served at Pensacola and will soon be an acute shortage of OTHER EVENTS
port. R I. Prior to that, he served with the 28th Marine Division in WAVES.

on the USS Kersearge, the USS the Pacific. In civilian life Chap- Numerous accounts of people BINGO PARTY-Every Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage.

Lyon and at NAS Corpus Christ. lain Bradley served in Brooklyn, nave returned from leave with tall MODEL AIRPLANE SIIOP-Room 4, Bldg 913, open 12002400.
He WAS ordained a priest on 2 N. Y., his home town.
tales of the cold cold north. A Club meets at 1900 Wednesaays.
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fire stations aboard; men begin grand time was had by all but It MODEL RACE CAB CLUB-Room 3, Bldg. 913. Meets at 1900
Number of applying for early discharge Under (Chamber of Commerce, please Fridays.

the terms of AINav 197-47; note) seems most of them are PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB-Room 5, Bldg. 913.: Meets at 1930
back the ahem! Sun-
glad to be in ,
Navy working parties save prop- Thursdays.
Continued front Page 1) shine. Lt. Reid came back to start
erty of Jacksonville Beach resi- the New Year right with a new BOWLING--Six alleys located in Mainside Recreation Building
solemn religious services; Navy'sace dents in tripical storm; new VFW car Pru Rhodes came back No 3. Alleys open all week from 1630 to 2130.
flight exhibition team, "The post in Jacksonville is named in without her raincoat seems I BOXING For information regarding workouts, contact Lieut.
. '. Blue Angels", performs at local honor of Captain Brady; NAS she lost it in the muddle in New Comdr. A. J. Rubino, extension 593; or report to Mainside Mat after
Jacksonville observes seventh
Air show. an-
York Pete LeVere went
' MAY niversary; DajiLsh Gym Team .through City.her leave without mishapand 1600.MAINSIDE LOUNGE-Formerly the Reception Center, located in

Assembly and Repair Department performs in Mainside Auditorium; then was hurt practicing bas the South wing of Building No. 953, is open to NAS personnel and
tops Bureau of Aeronautics NAS celebrates Navy Day with ketball. That's a pretty rugged their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily. Available for wedding receptions
schedule for two straight months; I parades, football game, religious game best they stick to Judo. by arrangement with Welfare Officer. Combination radio-pho.
Goradr. K. L. Shiflry: Superin- services, open house, and many nograph available for use of all hands.
,. other events Rear Admiral Ralph Johnnie Sheliee started a new
tendentot Aviation Training, I ;
LIBRARY-Located on second deck:: of Mainside Recreation Build-
trend with her "Hash-mark"
leaves NAS for duty aboard theUSS Davison presents the Iron Man: par
unto Trophy to Captain Herbert S. ty. All the old salts got togetherand .ng No. 3. Open from 0900 to 2100 Monday through Friday. Saturday
Randolph>> ; new tags i
from 1100 to 1630. Sunday from 1200 to 2100.
old times
talked over ranging
are Issued" here; twelve officers of Duckworth; Captain James L. Hol-&
I from boot days on to the SWIMMING-Indoor Pool. Daily Monday through Friday1800to
the loyal Egyptian Army and Air lod replaces Captain Lester E. camp up
2100. Saturday-0900 to 2100; Sunday-1300 to 2100.
1918 will
Force make three-day tour of McDonald as NAS Senior Medical present. Here's hoping
NAS; tbir '-Jllnth anniversary of Officer and District Medical Of I' bring many more such parties and GOLF-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday and Sun
from 09001700. Golf clubs available at Golf House.
day are
such as had Bathing
I more good times were
the Navy ;Nurse Corp h celebrated ficer.
trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
over the holidays I I
at the Natal birthsat I NOVEMBER ,
Hospital! ;
ANCHORAGE-Open daily to enlisted personnel (with
liberty
Dependents' Unit of the NavalHospital I Community Chest drive gets underway I
, I yards and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
Jacksonville Marines
at NAS -
! pass the 2,000 mark.iUNI J ;
. : observe 172nd birthday;; : Navy News' AII-r avy Field.
1Jtf. Captain Anthony R. Brady, I, Work halted as station enjoysfourday TENNIS-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Training

': Commanding Officer, leaves station Armistice Day holidays;; i Selections Include Building No. 726.ARC1lhRYClub. _
for duty at Adak, Alaska. yeoman school Is inaugurated;; i located in Bldg. 899, open dally from 1SOO
'. Comdr. Paul E. Emrick, Executive I Captain John 1'hltney, Chief : Five Flier Gridders to 2200; Saturday from 0900 to 2200; Sunday from 1300 to 22 'O.
I Everyone .velcome.
Officer, takes over temporary duties -I of Staff to Rear Admiral Ralph
as Commanding Officer; Assembly Davison, Is recommended for rankof : Five members of the Jax-Navy NUUSERYSponsoreo by the Navy Wives Club In Bldg. 110L
and Repair Department be- I Rear Admiral; Navy goes O'crthe received Hours: Monday through Friday-0700 to 2100; Saturday-0700( to
footbal eleven postseason
gins two-week shutdown for maintenance lop In 1917 Community Chest 0100 Sunday morning. Rates: Hourly 25 cents for one child; 10 cents
honors In
I an All-Navy grid
; Ship's Service stages gigantic -i Campagn here; air, rail and bus iI conducted for each additional child; Card-$8 for one child; $10 for two children;
poll by Jerry Dugan
clearance sale; station police I ticket offices established on station News and $11 for three or more children; Daily (for working mothers)-Si
sports editor of the Navy
from 0700 to 1800.
round up stray pets to pre- ; Thanksgiving: Is observed Based on the selections of sports
vent rabid dog bites; weekly material with another long weekend.DrxEMIIER editors of various station papers,

inspection begins once more; I Jack McQuary, Harvey Hardy, Thanks OfferedFor returned to the NAS Hospital on
library moves to new location toPs Late contributions swell Community Vince Anania, Jack Mancos, and the following day where his illness
make room for new Ship's Service Chest total to $5,320.39; Dick Jensen were named for All- proved fatal. He was buried on 16
store; Captain Camilla M. Shaar two-thirds of station's enlisted per- I Navy positions. ExpressionsOf December in Forest Lawn Glen-
r repaces Captain Robert M. Glllett sonnel apply for holiday leave; dale, Calif.
McQuary, battering fullback on
as Commanding Officer of Naval gala Xmas holiday program is I last year's squad, was nominated SympathyMrs. Lt. (Jg) Lewis entered the Navy

..... Hospital; Naval, Air Reserve held at NAS, including kiddie for the fullback spot on the All- in 1929, and worked his way
.. Training Unit here celebrates first ',I parties, dances, and religious ser Navy eleven. Formerly an All- Allen E. Lewis wishes to ,i through the ranks to become a
with gala aerial show vices. thank her friends for flowers commissioned officer.
, anniversary American at the University of many
' JULY Southern California, the 210- and remembrances for her I Mrs. Lewis and son Allen E, Jr.,
Captain Jules! I" Schumacher pound McQuary was an invaluablecog husband, Lt. (Jg) Allen E. Lewis, I plan to make their home at 153
succeeds V.
Captain Howard Hopkins I IHOSpital in the Flier attack. who died on 3 December followinga North New Hampshire St., Los
Officer of
a* Commanding Harvey Hardy grabbed off the brief illness Angeles, Calif.

NATTO Jacksonville River; two !>qUad-1 quarterback position on the imag- Lt. (Jg) Lewis, who was at- I .
Banana
from
ron inary eleven. Harvey, a former tached to Com7, Office of Assist- For every Service Schools student -
NAS Jacksonville; Captain Chatter
takes I All-American guard at Georgia ant Chief of Staff for Personnel, who is pursuing learning, UP
bert S. Duckworth overreins i
Tech switched to the field I
Officer of general was stricken with paralysis whileon wonder how many are learning;

, NAS OH Jacksonville Commanding; station bank I, We started the New Year off post season' after the first game of the a visit to Valdosta, Ga. He was I pursuing. _

celebrates fourth anniversary" with bang! Ninety-seven ambulatory -
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Anania was spectacular on defense -
YOU CAN'T WIN By Hough
WAVES celebrate fifth anniversary -, patients and three wheelchair throughout the season. A
with blrthL'follppt'r; NAS patients were guests at the
former starter at the Naval Academy
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plays: host to 2JI3 Boy Scouts from I Gator Bowl Game in Jax. Captain the bruising left end for the
four states for one week; outdoor Summers and the Red Cross work Fliers was also a fine pass re
movie.- are held at Mason Field : ers aided in getting the patientsto ceiver.

while Mainside Auditorium Is reconditioned. and from the game. Ten Jacksonville Jack Mancos, colorful soatback

citizens, namely Maurica of the team, was chosen for the
AUGUSTJacksonville Cherry, George Zellner. A. J. Ro- I right halfback post on the second '
naval activities bida, R. McDonald Smith, WalterS. team of the All-Navy squad. Hail
raise $1,253,69 for Jacksonville Crawbuck Fred Bultman Van I ing from Cleveland Ohio, the I\ 2
\ YWCA campaign; thirty officers Fletcher, Fred Woolevtron, WalterA. i speedy climax runner has been
and 75 enlisted men of NARTU's McRae, and Raymond McCarthy chosen for the team for two successive
,I :Marines leave for maneuvers at donted the tickets. To those years. 4cct1J tiu1 Ir

4 .r Cherry Point, N. C.; Victory and :I citizens" we extend a hearty "thank Dick Jensen, reliable right guard
American Defense medals are dis- you. The game was wonderful, for the Fliers, was chosen for the
tributed to NAS personnel; Jack- 'and oh, how we. .enjoyed. it! third team. Playing his second

sonville school teachers study season of ball for the station,
.a teaching techniques at NAS; Captain I Now hear this! A gala Calendar Jensen was one of the most hard- (
.' Anthony R. 'Brady, former Party will be held in the Red working members of "Tuffy"
Commanding Officer of NAS Jack Cross Recreation Hall tonight at Thompson's squad. I
of heart I 1930. Come down, fellas, and I \
sonville, dies In Alaska a on Further honors were heaped on
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attack. go through an entire year with us' the local team when the Navy \ ?

SKPTEMBKU in one night. News chose Lt. Comdr. Clarence
Captain John P. Whitney replaces S. (Tuffy) Thompson, the Flier head }
Captain A. K. :Storehouse: :' REMEMBER Every Sunday I coach as one of the service \ eau
- all Chief of Staff for the Naval afternoon Red Cross has Open coaches of the year.
r Air Advanced Training! Command; House in the Red Cross Recreation .
I Comdr. Kdith I. Stalling;' Director Hall from 1400 to 1600. Re-
of WAVES for DCNO (Air), freshments are served. Don't sit Girl: "What a wonderful developed ,
; visits NAS JackTonvllle; station around on the ward and mope. arm. Do you play base.
: Is threatened by first hurricane of Come on down and we will have ball 1"Gob
, ;year; NAAS Cecil Field closes fun together. : "YeaWere you on the
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track team?
I down and NAS Jacksonville prepares -
for Influx of men and ma- Big RED CROSS DANCE in the
- terial. Auditorium of the Ship's Service bow Girls from Jax! Refresh.
I OCTOBER Building on Tuesday 13 January I ments! This la I the big event of the
Station observes Fire Prevention from 1930 to 2230. There will be month! This is a must on your social -- .----<
Week by holding open house at all an orchestra from Mainside! Rain. calendar! "No he' th* f" "Tv'y) been la two months."






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Editorial Offices sters from local institutions in the Annual space' has been filled, but not later chine with wringer: $20. Almost newl ,
South \\ing, Louer Deck, 930 Children's I 5122 Tlmuquana Road Trailer Par h.'
llldg. Christmas Party at NAS has than 1000 Tuesday. Ext. 8230. I Brlndley. ,

Telephone' Extension 8184 become a tradition here. This year, as in the FOR SALK I Four steel-slat Venetian blinds In (':tilt i

Arthur M. Greene, Editor hundreds of 1939 fo .' Wilson repent condition. Fit 29" ulndowwWill .
past, these children were guestsof Dodge -door sedan $700. cheap. Greene, ext 818ft'
The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the the Navy and had the pleasure of joining 3425B: Dewey Park Annex. or l'l'I at 4551 Bount Ave, Tlmu

U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida and 1946 Hudson super six club coupe. quana Manor after 1700 dally. '
with Navy youngsters in this gay party. In Alrtoim seats, heater, new tires FOR .RENT",2
printed commercially with non-appropriated funds
Excellent condition Cash. Lt. Comdr.K .
at no expense to the government and in compliancewith addition, Christmas gifts were sent by theNm'y J. Mathls., Sr., BOQ. room 215, Five-room rt'tsp:; ${;gf200ronth. "
Davis, Green i
3!
the ext. SOl
children
SccNav Circular Letter 45-1918 dated 12 December to at Hope Haven Hospital '
1942 Chevrolet four-door sedan Reasonable Three-bedroom furnished apartment, I'
1945. Copies are distributed free of charge i Wilson, 3804 Dewey Park Innerspring mattresses, electric ;
at the Naval Air Station, the Naval Air Technical Just ]how much this Navy project meantto Annex \ stove: ledlgerator, tile bath and -
Training Center, the Headquarters of the Naval shower. Phone 7-4121, Sa>lcs.
1938 Ford two-door sedan. $395. An.
Air Advanced Training Command, Headquarters of these little ones can be gathered from derson. BOQ 714, room 141, ext. 688 Will share house with kitchen prlv

the SeventhNaval District, Naval Auxiliary Air the following letters : or 2-9354. HegeS.Manchester: Phone Road 8-9503_ Lakeshore, Cooper, 4617 v ;#1

Field Naval II. :S. Duckworth 1938 Lincoln Zephyr coupe Overdrive. -
Station Cecil the Air Gunnery Range Captain Will share Lakeshore bungalow with -
Paint motor and tires In good
and the U. S. Naval Hospital Commanding Officer condition. $500. McLaughlln very, :ext. service couple Children welcome.
Naval Air Station S217. Near NAS. Phone 2-3245.: Mrs ....1

Rear Admiral Ralph DaUson Jacksonville<< Fla. 1941 Buick Special convertible coupe. Rhodes.
Commandant Seventh Naval District Dear Captain Duckworth: Original owner. Red leather upholstery Furnished room with private entranceand
Chief of Naval Air Advanced, Training bath. Gentlemen only. Phone
85 000 miles. New front end ...
1 want to thank you for the many lovely gifts shocks brakes clutch. and overhauled 2-3474, Mrs Lamb 3659 Riverside '\'

Captain Herbert S. Duckworth. USN. Commanding jon M kindly bent to Hope Haven for Christmas. transmission. Chief Carpenter Ave '
Jacksonville Naval Air Station The! children) had a lovely party and your gift M. F. Chapman, NARTU, ext. Three-room apartment. Phone 2-0340 :
added much pleasure! to their day. 728 or 9-0084. Mrs. ZInk.

Captain Jules F. Schumacher USN, CommandingNaval Yours truly House on lake. Good fishing, lovely Room with kitchenette shower, electric .
Air Technical Training Center very ; surroundings, must be seen to be stove and washing machine $20 +
Ruth Lawton, appreciated. Right at Orange Park per week Also room for single man, 'tt .
CaptaIn C, M. Scharr (MC) USN. CommandingU. Superintendent, Hope Haven Hospital. light, left at railroad to the Lakeside $12 per week On NAS bus line. ... ;
S, Naval HospitalCaptain Captain Francis Lee Albert Village s ria&r.IIMrl signs Phone 8-2770, Mrs. Houston, 2001 t I-,.
Into Lakeside' > Park Street. ,
Station
Chaplain Mediterranean Screened Two bedrooms, living room, dining :
F. W. Prlestman USNR. CommandingNaval bungalow
Air Reserve Training Unit U. S. Naval Air Station porch, attached garage, fireplace room, kitchen, dressing room, and f'
Jacksonville, Florida electric kitchen all rooms spacious, bath. Living room overlooks St 1
Dear Captain Albert: large landscaped lot. Five minutes Johns River, dock for fishing, swim- t :
IX Col. T. C. Moore, Jr., USMC, Commanding from NAS. $8900. kitchen Included ming pool, apartment air condition'f
Marine Barracks I feel that I must Ray a very special word of Lt. Raddatz, 4653 Tlmuquana Road, ed. telephones available. Ideal situation :
very sincere gratitude to you, and to all of the ext. 8156.Fourroom for two couples, no children. For .f lie!
"Captain C. iag.oollrst USN Commanding officers and men In connection with one of the house across from NAS. further Information phone 8-2869:. .! Mr. ..,
.. Naval A xl n, Cecil Field most wonderful parties that the children under the Davis Trailer Camp, or see Segee Bailey. '
Bldg. 516. NATTC, ext. 312. Bedroom In private home for couple or :
Aluand--r.-: care of our Society have ever had the privilege of
,
Capt. Hearn. USMC young lady. Mrs. Morton phone 8-
!
Two-wheel Bantam trailer. New, orig f
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe enjoying at any time. inal red paint, canvas top excellent 1183. '.

JAX AIR NEWS receives Ship's Editorial Association The children continue to tell of the glorious time tires. $175. Lt. Looney, ext. 362, 2H room furnished apartment. Modern, "
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited 'I.' that they had, and of the perfectly marvelous gift Cecil Field. ground floor, private entrance and 4.

without permission of SEA. Washington 25, D. C Republication which were provided for them, and the luncheon, Luggage trailer. New llC very goodcondition bath. miles$35 per month North, first Main street St.
of other matter except by service publications. l four past airport ,
Mealrs, CPO Barracks .
any
which must have been than.
Is prohibited, without permission of Editor, evidently more delight. 54. In back of Duval Cabins. Hornsby. t'
JAX AIR NEWS. fuL 25 Room with kitchen privileges In new
Schult % ft. tandem house trailer. '
Please act a* our special thank-you agent to all Electric brakes, butane gas stove home. Phone 8-1183 or 2-6794, Mrs.
those who worked so diligently to put over such awnings and many other extras Marie Morton.

The Holidays I a siiccroeful party. I only hope that each and all Will sell cheap. Iron Kettle Trailer Three-room, apartment: Circulatingheater
very reason
Park Orange Park, or see Chief
I I I of you enjoyed the party In something like the Smith, Hangar 140. able. 411 Woodlawn A'e. Phone 100 '.

Chief topic of conversation during the past same degree' that our children and workers did. Wine colored sofa and matching chair. 6051 Mrs Tatham. ;1
Thanking you again and with every possible J. P. Cllne. 3636B Irwin St., Dewey Room with breakfast privileges Near ,
week among NAS personnel, both civilian good wish! for the Nt'Yf'ar., I am Park NAS. Reasonable 4616 Manchester

and military, has been the grand times Very sincerely Cocker spaniel, beautiful red and Front Road bedroom, Lakeshore.with Mrs kitchen J. Murrak.privilege .-i

the Someof Marcus C. white, one year old. AKC register Near NAS bus line Nice location, 112-
:which were had during holidays. Fagg, ed. Has been bred to a registeredmale
these glowing accounts concerned vaca- State Superintendent, will whelp In January Ll.Comdr. per Neal.week 3642 Ernest Street Mrs. ... r
D. H.: ext. 561.
Children's Home Society of Florida Epperson
Free trailer space for one month to
tions at home; others the holiday program Chaplain Albert, general chairman of Aluminum trlmalume kiddle-bath $12.:! first three trailers $12 per month.
here and liberties in and around Jacksonville Practically new. Will sell or trade Hot shower laundry, Ideal location,
the Christmas Committee announced that for used baby tenda. Lt. UK) Mc- good fishing boats and bait available.

I' Navy fathers who were unable to bring their Closkey, phone 21947. High and dry: on hsanMvf'of..
Now there's nothing wrong with this sort Sofa bed, $45: kitchen set with dishes Black Creek and St. .
kiddies to the party may call at his office $23. Brobst, 3111B Barr Ave. Rlvervlew Trailer Park, Highway
of talk. It does everyone good to get away tomorrow afternoon to pick their gifts. Dewey Park. I No. 17, 6 miles south of Orange Park. ;.
i
up Verner Ball.
renewed 1947 Leonard 9 ft., ,
for awhile. It gives a person vigor refrigerator cu. .
Unfortunately there are no gifts left for used five months. A. B. apartment Two-room apartmf'nt.11I accept" .
for the work that lies ahead renewed I child. Phone 2-3342 Mrs. Austin after '
en- children over five of the size gas range, never used. Two I 1600. .
I years age, Chap- wardrobes In excellent condition ,
thusiasm for his job. A brief respite from
lain said. Mrs. Molon. ext. 731, or 1232 Lisbon Five-room bungalow with hot and cold -
routine tasks whets one's appetite for those ; Street Southslde. water. Veiy reasonable. Collins Road,
I south of NAS. "
B&C
I Inquire garage! ,
llvlngioom suite (divan I
name tasks-although, admittedly, it is hardto Two-piece makes Into bed), used three \veeks. B. M. Underwood. -.-...+
I Elght-room house, completely furnished
get back into the groove at first. In Also excellent three-piece condlMon.maple bedroom Phone 8-9503 suite ( with IS baths Steam heat, 1beaulyrest

But it should be remembered that some Cooper or see at 4617 Manchester mattresses, electric kitchen "
two car garage, separate room
people were unable to enjoy long holi- t Road of, CPO Lakeshore.Suit or Officers'. blues, coat with washing! machine.VIII have to

leaves. In maintenance size 39. pants waist 33. nl'erorn.. furnish linens and slbei.( Will give
day many cases !
lease $100 for
a deposit damajlf'1IooFlnt
personnel worked throughout the holiday TNcu s cndVieus f rnmtat i Set used of Encyclopedia Phone 8-9503 Americana, Cooper, never .and last month's rent In lid.vancot' .

period. In some departments the work Portable electric washing machine, $20.Excellent I II Phone 21606.$175 a month. Mrs. Davis
condition 4007
I Murphy.
load but brief St, Hill. Large room In nice home. Fairfax
precluded anything a very I Myra Murray Manor. Good location home
prlvINeges.
rest. Hospital corpsmen, mess cooks, pho- Maroon condition: Thayer$20. Two-piece baby carriage llvlngioom good i cooking If desired. One block

tographers, and others among the mili- A NEW YEAR'S MESSAGE I { non with, I 3804A matching anC\11s\\.!n*Dewey. $55. from Phone NAS 2-1512: and, Mrs two Boggs.city bus lines

tary personnel had their routine. jobs to There is something rather sobering abouta I Park. metal Bedroom Phone 7-7239 with, Mrs kitchen Foster,privileges.2546 Gi::
Baby crib and
maple springs
perform despite the holidays. Many of the it dawns. It is mattress, Mealis. NATTC Cl'O Barracks more Street
new ;year as more than a I i Will share six-room home with reliable .

people in the Welfare Department were clean new page ; it is a challenge to fill each Folding 54.baby buggy. Frase Bldg. :516 couple ot rent free, In exchangefor .L ..
working that personnel remaining aboard care flveearold child and
: so NATTC. ext. 312. '
of those days full of the best living we can I cost of electricity. For details phone ,
Sofa bed and chair to match
during the holidays could enjoy movies as : platform 8-1114 Mis Hov.
manage to achieve. And we should remember rocker. $50. Good condition. Chief '
usual, and the Christmas and New Year's Deal 1219B Hancock St.. NAS. I WANTED "r'
that the year 1918 is a leap year, in 75 lbs Inquire Several-riders from vicinity of Edge .
Dances. Members of the Air Station Band which the calendar has an added day of B&C 5: f.ltl1.M. Underwood.Deluxe I s wood and Park or Edgewood and ....
opportunity Colller-Key worth baby Roosevelt Blvd. to NAS Working
had
to forego a big New Year's celebration to carrl.j
and of for I hours from 0800 to 1630
challenge us That age Like new Ball bearing \\ Mrs. Styron,
provide the music for the Crew's Dance at should make the anxious to make lined hood, wind breaker, etc. Phone ext. 766, or phone 2-9810 after work-
us more S- .o2. Lt. (tJg) H.V.. Piessell. I Ins houis. ,
JVlainside. Auditorium. this a really outstanding year in our lives Maple bedroom suite. Includes double I Riders from vicinity of Aberdeen and t
The Annual Children's Christmas Par- bed springs: mattress vanity and Park to NAS. Working hours 0800 ..:.:
thus far I to 1630. '
bench chest of drawers. Also steel Tennlngton. ext 726.
ty also required: loads of planning and workon No year-however and challengingat kitchen stool rocking chair, two Riders from Riverside to NATTC '.'
the part of all who had a hand in mak- : new table lamps and small dresser Will Working hours 0800 to 16.: D. Clew !I
the take ginger ext. 387.
beginning-is likely to be any better In trade youth beds or twin
ing it such an outstanding success.It beds or set Hardihg, 3804H Riders to share expenses and drive
than we try to make it. And every new yearis man St, Dewey Park. I Ing to Seattle, Wash, Leaving 12 Jan.
would be impossible to mention all a sobering reminder that we owe it to Large lots. excellent soil. Convenient Phone 5-0297-W. W. G. Harvey. :
the different people who deserve vote to NAS. two blocks from river Ride to West Coast on or about 24 i I
a others to take it and make it tremendouslyworthwhile ) ed at $225 and $250. Phone prlc'j' Jan. Will share expenses and drew J.
of thanks for their efforts. Suffice it to in A. Von Ebersteln. Ing. Mondscheln, ext. 8174. Bldg. MX: T
every way possible. 1934 Ford tudor. New motor, excellent Underwood typewriter. Qulnn ext. 674w
Ir say that a word of appreciation is due HenryVadsworth Longfellow us a running condition. $300 cash. Huffman I Used baby tenda. I'hone 2-1947, Lt. -, t..c
those who pitched in to make the holidays gave Bldg. 136. ext. 725. (Jg) R. MrCloskey I
stirring reminder of our personal obliga- 1946 model 26 ft. Universal trailer. WILL TRADE

here an enjoyable and memorable occasion.As tions as we face the new when he Two bottle butane stove circulating 1939 Ford deluxe for Jeep and trail. '
long as NAS Jacksonville continuesto year heater, fluorescent lights, two new700x16 er. Very clean, radio, heater, new :
wrote these words: six ply heavy duty tires. Two paint job seat covers Original own .ti;
have personnel of this high calibre serv- and one half rooms. Sleeps four New er. Contact Strom, Bldg. 136, ext.
Lives of all remind hollywood bed. All In first class con 225. .jo
great
men
ing here it has right to be proud. us
every dition. Phone 2-4092. Qulmby 1910 Chrysler New Yorker club coup* I
-*- We can make our lives sublime, Electrolux gas refrigerator, three- for lighter car. Can be seen at Bldg.
And departing leave behind burner oil range with oven T.Vpound 441. NATTC. Chief Grant, ext. 392. -f
us Coolerator Ice-box. Phone 8-2753. H. LOST ,
Good ConductThose Footprints on the sands of time. Officers'F. Bramblett. 2416 Bayvlew Road. Man's gold wedding band Lost Mon ,:
uniform size 38, trousers, day In I
vicinity of NATTC U '
Footprints that perhaps another waist 33, length 34. Blue topcoat $20, found, contact Arden, ext. 338.gym.
hypercritical individuals who would ,
$3750
greens. ; suntans, $30: blues, .
stamp sailor as a model of rowdyism Sailing o'er life's solemn main, $30; two whites $5: each. Will sell
every together: or separate. John W. BOOK REVIEW GROUP TO. _
and who think that bluejackets never have a A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Brlsch l Bldg.I 551, eat 397. MEET NEXT THURSDAY "-t'
Seeing shall take heart again. 1941 Dodge: four-door. Extra clean and .
good time unless they have a few short ones In good condition Chief Deel, 1219B The next meeting of the Book r ,.

under their figurative belts would have had Let us, then, be up and doing, Complete Hancock mahogany St, NAS.bedroom after 1600.suite Includes Review Group of the Officers'Wives ,'f
,
to radically revise some of their pet notions if With a heart for any fate; vanity, chest of drawers, new Club will be held next "
had been Inner-spring mattress $100; living- Thursday, 15 January, In the
they at the Crew's New
present Still achieving still
pursuing, room suite, $100. Extra mahogany Small Chapel at 1400 it was announced -
y ear' Eve Dance. Learn to labor and to wait. chair table., two All end In excellent tables and condition.coffee early this week by club

The affair, unquestionably one of the best Phone 2-0200 Mrs Foster. officials..
So each new year as it comes to us should Complete six-piece
in would have the bedroom suite, ---- --
many moons, taught be a challenge to us in two ways : it should stuffed chair, stuffed rocking chair
critics many things, among them that white and coffee table. C. It Gable 4032C
challenge us to measure up to the statureof Dewey Paik Annex.
hats take a back scat to no group of young 1947 model 26 ft, Schult luxury liner
the who have
men given us our present house trailer Tandem I
men anywhere in the matter of conduct. In wheels completely ,
privileges and furnished bottled gas with I
opportunities-and
fact, from some observations around town on our pres- extra bottle, electric brakes Ideal. I At the tstlon Chapels, lrmln"t'
ent duties ; and each year should challenge for family with two chldren. Perfect'' ham Road and Msstln AV BBProtesUot .
New Year's Eve, the sailors could have given to leave condition See R. B. Brlndley, 5122 '
us
our own heritage-and
lessons in behaviour and decorum to many a good Tlmuquana Rd. Trailer Park. I 09JO.-: NATTC Service Chaplain A.
one-to those who shall follow us Oil range: with Insulated oven Nuv\ (' Boyer.
not wearing the uniform of their country.We pea-coat size 38; child's rocker: 11 1045 Oeneial Worship: \ Service -
don't the staid dull window shades: practically new ; one Chaplain F L Albert.Catholle .
mean party was'a everyone welcomed the new year with typical oddsizeen'tlan blind prewar ma-

one. On the contrary, the boys had a whooping shouting, hornblowing, and other normal hi- excellent teilal ; tailored condition.suit size Phone 35 All In 0700-Mass \o

good time. There were plenty of girls jinks. But it was just good clean fun, and nota Mrs Montang. 2-786-1 0'100Mass1100Maas I

noisemakers, hats, confetti, and other typical single instance of disorderly conduct was White gold( wedding engagement ring, sing five withmatching cllamorwlsv An outdoor l is maintained Nursery for between small children 0000- ).

New Year's trimmings. And at midnight reported NATTC Personnel Jim Stiayer Office:, ext. 751 and 1200.Page I







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8 January 1948 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Five

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Inspecting


TheInspectors


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By Helen Burnette

The holidays are over! Santa .
has come and gone! The Christmas p ly ,
rJ'' trees have all been taken down r Si
t. along with the bright lights and s 4. ; : ;

it here we are-all back at work -
"
), again. Everyone seemed to have r nC / la U ?I

;,'. had an enjoyable season and there p
I I seems to he an unusual amount ofpep"

,\ in each of us. Guess holt- } :

f H, days are wonderful things, aren't
#
they So now we'll try to settle
...
down to our duties-and get our- \

Y selves accustomed to writing 1948
.: S **' "'"and look forward to our next

{i.. holiday George Washington

birthday In February! V .
\)b', We are happy to report that i-I V i55-

Comdr. Beckwith's condition is
t still Improving. He has been detached 1 i ...yG

,: from our department and r :

,, is still confined to the hospital!

Our thoughts are with you,,.
:, Comdr. Beckwith, and we sincerely

l hope for you a complete and

: speedy recovery. ffEg-i& ,
)f' Chief W. J. Johnson, inspector ,
. :: in the Engine Overhaul Group, '
t: Wishes to express to the person- -AROUND=
A&Rf(
',' nel of the Inspection Department ; = =

. his sincere thanks for the kind I ng! iiiTiiug_ D i via t on-by Caroline -
; '; note of sympathy and the flowers
How II 0
7 ell Hello, folks! Hope .11
sent by the department in the I k a y
. ; recent death of his father. everybody had a merry Christmas December 1947, let's turn the cal- s

. Chief Bolin and his wife return. and a swell two-week vacation, endar back and reminisce a wee {
ed from Norfolk, Virginia, where 1\ and, for the benefit of those whoweren't I
4
bit. We had a wonderful party
,
they spent the holidays with his with us on that happy 19
Chief Schassar made the best San-
i wife's I
*. parents. .
1 Fellow workers report that Mrs. ta, and we are sure he enjoyed I
* :Marie West came to work Monday + playing the part (how could he

','I morning with a new look, and that I SUPPLY have helped but enjoy itl) !

.. she faces 1948 with in her
' 4 a gleam Boy, we didn't know we had so Y
*' What Marie ? Incidentally -
eye. gives many musicians in Engineering.
al, how about another poker 5ALLIE5I a. ,
'7 ? Started out with Tiny Symasek t
,
game and her mandolin Fred Clyne with 'S
to Chief R. C.
Congratulations
"S'r[ his guitar, and Mr. Hoard with ,,
Drouin and his wife on the arrival -
his fiddle Swell music, too and
of a baby girl on December
before we had finished E. M. Mc- .
. 28th. HAPPY NEW TEAK
i
? Hone, AM2c, Mr. Burch Mr. Silver -
.* O. N. Smith found out, but definitely When the leaves are! turned In the
and a couple of visitors had
that the proper gadget book of time-&and your life Is I 4Yr
I pitched In. Never have seen so
" with which to "cocoanuta'j review
open ,on "
much "foot-pattin",
> is not a butcher knife. He has a Would be happier down In (I
I you Mr. Howard is a big boy now
,
- severely cut hand and four stitches -
leaf
heart If shed a
jour you
, but wouldn't have known it
to prove It. Well, that's your I or tvvo? you
O N. but that day. You should have seen
5 story, monkeys open
word deed unkind to
c cocoanuts with their teeth or Maybe a or a him blowing plastic bubbles Even

", didn't you know ? I I another, for selfish greed. I II I Comdr. Fischer was playing He '
. I Or maybe It was an ommlssion had a toy airplane. 55 S

I to help where there wa a need. We said so long to Fred Clyne : ar

,. H I INSIDE 1 The leaven don't fall from the too, as it was his last day. Fred
: Hook of Time like they do from ; has gone back to Wichita Kansas ? +

-+ the Ktrong oak tree; We'll miss him heaps, but we wish A
PUBLIC WORKS They linger on fore\er, In some him lots of happiness and the best

one's memorj.: of good luck in everything. 4fS
It would be nice to have the Today a nt''olnmt' It started,
Du-
Sorry Gloria Psota,, Mary
first Insule Public Works" col- i the leases' are clean and new':
and
val, SPX)3c( ) Mr. McGowan
, pmn of 1948 full of original news :Maye make each l.aforth
Chief Kelly weren't with us Mary
items, brilliant predictions, hilar- reading In the whole volume had headed for "Yankeeland" and

ious anecdotes startling exposes, I through. Chief Kelly was already ,up there
and stuff like that, but to make AFTERMATH Supply-ers
the deadline it is necessary to wound up the old year visiting i And now it's back k to work for
write this on 2 January 1918, I friends and relatives and gener- : all of us-no more mistletoe until -

hardly the most desirable time to : ally doing as they pleased with next Christmas "eager bea
string words Into orderly sen the extra time they had. Ollie Dut- vers1"! Sk

tences. There is one way, for the I ton and her husband spent the I Plant h'lolon-by Walt Fletcher -

many readers (lit I hi reported that : holidays in Savannah, where her I -The Xmas parties in the various
the readers number up into two son Joined her for New Year's I i shops were very successful
".* digits) to read this In the same I, Viona Townsend took that plane and all of the visitors enjoyed
light in which it was written. Take I trip to Beaumont, Texas, and I: themselves, especially the small e

J J'' a small hammer and bong your I was all set to buy an oil well, I ones who told Santa what thr\'
head with it until it throb" in the i II but became disillusioned early in wanted him to bring them. M;',

.. approved New Year manner the game and thumbed her way Sawjers son "Skip" got a big S
gargle with a little persimmon back to Jax. She visited! her I kick out of the party we had In

juice, toast your eyeballs over a : daughter and new grandson while : the Joiner Shop when his name S'S
gas jet until they are bloodshot, i there and used the time to recuperate i was called out to receive his!
then read this column through the from a recent tonsilectomvj. 'present as did all of the otheis

bottom of a bromo-seltzer glass. j. L. R. Hill also spent Christ i I who received presents

This brings us face to face with : mas in Savannah with friend I Saw Mary McCann out at the .
the fact that there is no news to I. Winnie Wynns recovered from Dog Track last Friday. Earl Par- -ONE Or-rI; E--"i\ -- GIOANTH" ; Christmas -Jn- -thel; !
report but the column must be her illness and returned to work due was there, too. Mary said I parties
filled. We can toss in a few pre- i here, we're glad to report he's won enough for a new pair of I history of NAS was held by the Assembly and Repair Departmental'/
' dictions for the New Year, perhapsfor M. C. McDuffie did a little painting shoes But Earl is still trying to I on Friday. 19 December, prior to the two-week holiday shutdown
of that department. Around 3,000 civilian employees and naval :
one thing, we hope the station in and around home whileon regain his losses from previous I
+ will still be amongst us come leave. .BE. Braughton personnel brought their families, to the gala celebration. There
, 1949. Among the personalities, it trekked off to Hampton, Virginia nights. was plenty of candy, fruit, and small gifts for the kiddies attend:; I
*. Is predicted that Geff Mims will Thelma Cortvriendt called on 'Engine Overhaul by Susie ing the party, and Santa was located by the huge Christmas tre$
W ebMer-Yo, Ho, Ho, and a bottle to greet all attending :Music was furnished by the A&R Band, and
the he and
off
swear dog races, as her daughter new grandson in the I 4
of Rum! Judging from all several employees were on hand to offer and imitations t<|
songs
does every year! Olive "Magnolia" Titusville. And Mary Farmer I
Fleming will go on her 1948 diet !i and her hubby went on a fishing egg nog people claim they drank entertain the guests. During the day, families were permitted t which will last all of a week; thatE. trip in their new trailer. over the holidays, it looks as ifthere's tour the shops and get a glimpse of where their wage earners toil'
going to be a shortage of
L. Griffin will still be over- SIDELIGHTS. BVH found a throughout the year. y.\\
____ _
for
the stuff (Rum, that is) quite
; charged by the barber for cuttinghis nickel the last day of Decem- some time More people got "hang- tion hands-Barbara and George change her mind. I guess it wilj!
hair (singular); that F. H. Mc- ber, and a pearl in a fried oysterthe I
,
overs" for Christmas than any- They both sent their best wishes be "so long" now to the twenty*
Kinley and Cone Revels will still first day of January. Ad-
thing else and hoped everyone had a very year Navy life she was planningexcept -
be looking for a winning Univer- ministrative Section received a
happy vacation. as a Navy wife. 1 tt}
We had quite a nice little
sity of Florida football team; that letter from Claire Thomas recently par-
Willie Dauphin will wear a red and reported that she is work- ty In the office before the shut- Barbara and Eddie will coon be Lt. Gimbert sure has a big smll.i

tie to work every day; that Walker ing in Norfolk and liking it in down-dry, absolutely dry! Carl established in their new home in on his face now, and we know thj
Crevasse won't be seen without spite of the cold weather and Player's wife and kiddies were Fairfax Manor. They extend a reason. He had a two-week vacQo.t
y present, Maurice Taylor's wife hearty welcome to all to come by tion with his baby daughter.
t" a cigar in his mouth, or J. H. snow. Glad to have Wally
Lee without at least one cigarette York back after his recent sojournin Swede Jansen's wife, Red Stuart's and tee them.CongratulatioN. Mr Jones of L. Gear Shop, Jetl

C burning at all times; that Ralph the hospital. Bill Coby is off spring, and to make the party are in order for us Monday. We sure hate to 0&
:Mosely will go fishing every day the personable new chap In Personnel complete, Chief Harris with his Kitty Allen and Chief Bryant. him go, but we wish him luck.
possible; that Comdr. Ford and Section. W. O. B. S. whole tribe (wife and two future Wedding bells rang out for them Who in the Ordnance Shop wen
Comdr. Johnson will consume are the call letters for the new voters) came in to munch on I Christmas. Best wishes from all fishing during the holidays an
enough coffee between them to radio station which is dickeringfor fruit cake, candy, nuts, oranges, of us to both of you. I got his feet wet? We understand

keep Maxwell House in the black; a location over Lane's Drug and what have you. Harry Burn I Accessories! Dh'ir..lon-by Dor- he couldn't row the boat, becaue&
and that Captain Jones will double Store at the corner of Forsythand and his wife dropped in and our 'I othy \\ll1lam-.on-W'lI, here it is his feet were water logged. Sajy

both of them. Comdr. Reinhardt I Main. JR and VI* ex-foreman, Mickey Reese, another year and we hope every when did you start rowing wittt
I
places a good fourth in the coffee Since Mr. Scott attained his new brought his family up for a few one has the 'happiest and most your feet? I

4 bowl. And speaking of bowls, thf: job we note he has been going minutes. Lots of other folks drop prosperous year they have ever Johnnie Knowlton celebrate

boys in the Public Works Department around with the upper set! ped in during the "open had.Those the whole holiday season on lit
P. ", got quite a kick out of the (Could it be he lost his lowers?) hours, but that was house"I I sailing forth on the sea December Wonder if he got thus:

I showing of Southern California in We aren't telling all we weeks ago and so much of matrimony are Dan Arnsdorff turkey sandwiches with cranberrjf

j .,. the Rose Bowl in which Michigan know thisweek Plaudits! to pened since-you know how It ii: Ruth Jones, and Mollie Fountain sauce. >
, ;'? .: beat them 49 to 0. The West Coast Lilli Claud who composed the It sure doesn't seem like the Happy sailing, folks. Who was it that had his mont
P /', home representation plan seemingly poem which heads this column. It same place with Lois Collins ,done The old love bug bit none other and dad home for Christmas an
'. assures that the Sugar, Orange, was inspired, says Little Lilli, by from the fold.Planning than our own Chief Wave Iva Mc- ate so much in one day that hft.
,'* Cotton (and may we say Gator) Hartley Steeves who suggested! it Division-by "','no"\ Lean. Yes sir she, said, "that had to eat blackeyed peas '
Bowls are the best games by far Procurement Division really purl<<)(' ,-Went to' see Lorene man turned on the heat and I had rest of the holidays? He c '
but the bowl we enjoyed best of all surprised John Colvin on his birth- Nelson, one of our former co- to say yes." (Leap Year). The tainly should have good luck. 1

was the punch bowl. And, in con- day last month with an elaborately < workers, and she wishes to tell lucky man Is Julian Shish CMM Ordnance Shop looks empty n
iv elusion this Is Leap Yearandthe festooned cake, Christmas decorations all hello and that she misses everyone from Green Cove Springs. That with all our friends gone. We flU 4i

columnist's extension is 533. and sweetmeats! Saw two other ex-Time Sec- love.bug sure can make a person miss them -*







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Six NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 8 January 1948 .;


JITTERBUGS. AT NATTC 1

JAX AIR NEWS: &oli

NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER i f f ew

Captain Jules F. Schurr. eh r. USN NATTC Library
Commanding 4 I

A novel that gives an Interesting ,
Commander Robert P USN
Exeeutiv DeeM. picture of life in American-occu !

pied Germany is "The Steeper -:

Lt. A. C. Boyer, (ChC), USN Cliff" by David Davidson. It Is .
Pubis Information Officer, also handled
a neatly study of a
Advisor to Jus Air News .
psychological dilemma. Lt. Cooper,

EdltorUl Offices for NATTC Section. SouthVliyt an American Army officer, was
Of NATTC Auditorium Bids. 563. Tel. UO. 8174. sent to Germany after the war to

Editor reorganize the newspapers in Bavaria -
Robert Wehling, Sic Rti A neurotic, he had an almost -
'I
Sr morbid desire to prove the
Sports EditorS he knew he Licked.
D. Mondscheln, SI, AOM courage In ", .
S a rV identifying himself with a lost .
All Photographs are official U. S. N vy Photographs made b, NAS V ) anti-Nazi Bavarian newspaperman a
Photo Lab and A*. Fund. School Photo Lab unless otherwli credited. y he hoped to gain knowledge of the

5- man's Inherent bravery. Ho even
S., fell in love with Lorenz' faithful ''

4M wife Brigitte..When Lorenz finally
returned Lt. Cooper had his an-
"rH
swer.
G
y Irving Stone has written a novel
S "Adversary In the House" basedon
; rf'f __ : SHOWN ABOVE ARE Francis Parkett and Bud Veil of tho the life of Eugene V. Debs
( a Mainside Photo Lab, as they cut a few fancy capers in the recent When a young man, Debs fell in
art \Vi I dance held for all hands! December 30 at the NATTC Auditorium. love with Gloria Weston. And she
Mad, mad music was supplied by E. D. Huffine and his SuwanneeFive. I loved him. But Debs, who later
: WHAT TO DO! WHERE TO 001 t Theme of the dance was the holiday mood as the dance occurred I said "While there is a lower classI
between Christmas and New Year's. Refreshments were am in it; while there is a work-
served by Welfare. ing class I am of it; while there
I is a soul in prison I am not free,"
MOVIE SCHEDULE had no time for marriage. Finally ,
NATTC Gloria, thOUgh adoring Gene! married *
THE WORD a lawyer named Harkness.
THURSDAY-THE SWORDSMAN starring Larry Parks and Still later Gene married a deter
Ellen Drew Shows at 1730 and 2015. mined woman named Kate MetzeL
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY-SPIRIT OF WEST POINT, with FROM AVIATION FUNDAMENTAL SCHOOL Just as surely as Gene knew he
Glenn Davis and Felix Blanchard, to be shown on Saturday at 1400 was right Kate was sure he was
only, due to Basketball games between Jax Navy Fliers and Fort ; wrong. To the end Gloria's love
Banning: on Friday and Jax Navy and Chincoteaque NAS on Satur- After two weeks of freedom from Sick Bay I feel thatI never wavered and Kate's opposition
day. Starting times are 2000.SUNDAYWHISPERING. have become adjusted enough to the changes in the Division never diminished, and for
CITY with Helmut Dantine and Mary and barracks to bring a report of our activities over the years Debs fought not only "man's
Anderson. Shows at 1400 1730 and 2015. to man" but also
I inhumanity the
holidays. At first it pretty difficult to be reconciled to
MONDAY AND TUESDAY LOVE TROUBLE, starring Fran- was adversary in his own house.
ehot Tone and Janet Blair. Shows at 1730 and 2015. such things as McFarland going out with women, Mahoney'sboat Man, having conquered terrestrial _

BUCKAROO FROM: POWDER RIVER, with .missing. from the} upper? wing (it was rumored he triedto space, does not consider spa
Charles Starrett and Smiley Burnette Shows at 1730 and 2015. saUlt back from icavej. it wasa i I tial relationships any great mystery ,
e THURSDAY COVER BIG TOWN, starring Phillip Reed andS pleasure to see all the new faces f the--D-I ision W ringvry disagreeable but he is helpless in the time
Hillary Brook Shows at 1730 and 2015. (new to me, that is), and of course expressions after the ''dimension.. Even the present can
the Rec Room with all the latest in holidays, it's because: they had to '1 not be grasped, for as one attempts ,.
THINGS TO DO-ABOARD easy chairs and comfort, but thenI "work" every day during the va- I to seize it, It is transfer.red .
FLEET'S IN-open nightly 17302130. Bldg. 517. became disgruntled-they've fix cation. Ralph reported that there I instantaneously from future to
and snacks available. ed the weight machine. was more coffee used at Brks. 17 past. Most of us spend our lives
Those of ;you who have just come I than during any other two weeks : in a rut of our own making, never
BOWLLNO-Six alleyIn Ship a Service available back from leave have probably I period. Chief Warf was so far I' trying to see over its sides! from
to aU personnel: Monday through Saturday, J"Sandwiches noticed Joe "Bananas" poundingthe I down at the mouth that he went one year to another. Still there
1700-2130 League games have priority. books night after night. The out and bought a '47 Chrysler to'' are always a few men who at-
NATTC LIBRARY Located In Auditorium. fact that new Math instructorswere i I buoy up his spirits. Pass: the tempt to trap time-to look Into
Open Monday, Tuesday, fcursday and Friday 1300 to wanted came to Mastrorocco's cream! the past or catch n glimpse of the
2100. Wednesday, 1230 to 2100. Saturday and Sun attention and he immediately In our pet corner this week, the future In "Travellers in Time"
day, 1230 to 2100. hot-footed it down to 501 and took story has it that 520 is about I Philip Van Dx>ren Stern has collected
out an Algebra course He receivesthe ready to borrow the "No Dogs Al-1 twenty-four stories chronicling
covetous journalistic pat on lowed" sign from 425. "Stud" man's restless desire to
ATIILETIO GEAR Available at Gear Lock:, the back this week. (Att'n. Pap- Cross Is now the proud owner of move about in a medium that has ,-
Physical Training Department Bldg 513.: ettl). one of Wares' old mongrels and it always held him fast. The anthol.
In case you found the Chiefs of was love at first sight: so muchso ogy concentrates on fantasy and
Tc.'NIS-Racquets' and balls available at Physical that the dog follows James to : horror rather- than
--- -- -- ---- --- on pseudoscience
Training! Bldg. 513. stork every day. The dog is8 and so makes very satisfac-
Fliers Return playful as Ralph's cat who likes tory reading.
nothing better than to dig Into .
(Contlnm-d from Page 1)) someone's "brown-bag", prefer- Conscience Spur! Him
8\\'IUMING-Indoor Pool Daily, Monday through ably Mr. Bass'. To Pai for Army Loot
Friday-1800 to 2100. Saturday-0900 to 2100; 1t Bullets tried gamely to overhaulthe In looking ahead into the New I I Fort UK, N, J. (.AFPS) The
Sunday-1300 to 2100.BINGOEvery leaders, the Fliers put on a Year to see what it holds for us, ; conscience of a former soldier
brilliant exhibition of freezing the we unearthed the following; an- turned missionary student is now
Thursday evening at the NATTCenter ball to clinch the win. I other year of "Gems" and classes; clear, it Is to be hoped. At any
Ship'sService possibly a move to Memphis (6 to rate, he is not indebted to the
in Snug Harbor (rear entrance) from 2000 till 2230. Spon. Henningsen! led the scorers of I 5 and take your pick) ; dischargesfor United States. ..
sored by the Navy Wives Club of Jacksonville. Proceeds for the Nur- both quintets with his 19 points. some of the lucky ones; a'I He recently sent authoritieshere

erv. Kilgariff contributed 10 points to chance that Pappy's car might run; a list of clothing which he
WHERE TO GO-ASHORE the Flier win, and Kerr scored I Riley with his own cigarettesthe said he stole while working in a
eight markers. Jim DeGroote tallied ( crystal cracked on that onei) ; i Quartermaster Warehouse on the ,
SALVATION ARMY CLUB, formerly at 122 W. Forsyth Street seven points for the win- Rusk winning the Mr. America title post, and offered to pay for them. '
la now located at 000 Liberty Street. 200 Bed Dormitory which in- ners. For the losers, John Henry ; and finally Stradley and Wells I Post authorities forwarded a bill
cludes locker and shower, $.50.> A snack bar breakfast, lunch and led the field, scoring 17 points- I finding a store with only oversized for $301.74. and received a checkin
short orders served reasonable\ prices. one better than his running mate, clothes. return. The ex-soldier explain
WIIERE TO GO ASIIORE: NCCS Club at Church and Newnar Obbie McTrusty. Bob Wagner of I'd like to thank Stradley for ed that he had entered a mis
Streets. Club open daily from 1700 to 2300, Saturdays, 1200 to 2400 the Bullets scored 15 points in a taking over while I was away and I sionary school after being discharged
Sundays 1000 to 2300. Dances Wednesdays and Thursdays, Saturdaysand substitute's role. I since he did such a commendable ,I and wanted to even his
Sundays. Uniform required on Saturday and Sunday. First" Loss job I'm even offering him an edi score. with the Army.
In a bitter, hard-fought battle torship. And in closing just re .
I which saw the Georgia State member when you pay those high Eddie Kickenbacker'a son Bill fa

_AFPSet Teachers College basketball five prices at the Gyp Joint, someone one of the East's most promising
take commanding lead the will eventually get caught.
a near ____ young amateur golfers
t end of the first half and then goon m -
to hold its advantage, the Jax- IT'S A TOUCH LIFE By Sleeves ..
Navy cage squad suffered its first I
loss of the season, 60-56, at
Statesboro, Ga., last week. 1jc LAST THE LAST ONE:
Jim Conner, towering center THOUGHTS
for the Teachers, grabbed off
scoring honors with 20 points. u t
_ Tommy Kilgariff led the field for
the losers totaling 15 markers 9 ST

_ Tim DeGroote was runner-up for J's SU

{ the locals with. .ten. points.

The Gob picked up the tele

phone and dialed a number. ...
"Hello, baby, this is Gideon." U
"Who?" asked the girl.
j "Gideon," he answered."I .
r can't understand you." i'oA1NK5
"Listen," said the sailor "It's
;eon-G for gin, I for ice, 1)
for drink, E for excess, 0 for off THE RESOLUTION
duty, and N for nothing to do. I
t"b Get that*" I
"Well, I still don't know who 'eI\ PAS
i4 you are," replied the girL" But 1 ) Yt
it sounds interesting, so comeon HOU5E 'FOR
a 1 e
.. X ?NE
.9 y VrLikjv over.
{ "Do you smoke. .?" ,,1,1,1- HAPPY NEW YEAR

"N 0."
"Do you drink?" :
"N 0." r saczM
"Neck?"

-..,... ........ "No."
"Well, do you eat hay?"
DEAR lLUDLToday they had a big show on the base I I "No. tl --AND SO THE TORY
worked bacit-stage BO I could see the stars in person. The work "Gad, you're not fit companyfor NEVEP ENDSPage
sure was easy. I really had a swell)) view of everything. man nor beast." ..



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.8 January 1948 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION. Page Seven




TAFWins Coploin's CUp




r 0 a o Second Siroighl Time



Noses Out nom Division By

. "'q", i
Three Points In Final Count

i .' I The highly esteemed NATTC

'.' ,i' Captain's Trophy has been won,
for the second consecutive time

$ ,',. by the Aviation Fundamental
School. TAF narrowly squeezed by
< .
',..
'I .. 4) \ .Ordnance "B" school to win the
..t;;;
vaunted trophy by a scant three
I k"'.
1 points.

I II I ::1 This season openea with foot
9 o E ball and TAF won 200 points to
Ei
3J TOB's 185. Tennis and Golf' can-
celled each other out for the two

r. divisions with TAF winning 100
I points to TOB's 40 in tennis, and

: I TOB taking first place in golf to
II TAF's 40 points. Boxing gave TAB
t I 100 points and TOB 85 while Toll

won the swimming meet and 100
R points to TAF's 78. AvFund tied
)Sxa rrf rN for second place with TLT and

p' S r split the points between second
6 p and third place.
7 x r TOB received 10 points for having
f M15f LaHulller and Freeman on the
p i NAS varsity football squad and

TAF received five points for Orr'a
services with the NAS varsity.
T The results of the season's efforts
W1NNEKS OF THE recent found TAF with 523 points and

NATTC Inter-divlslon boxing TOB right behind with 520 points.
j The Captain's Trophy
i iI This is the closest finish in the
matches are: Gaul, Miller, Mills, I
race for the Captain's Trophy BO

Burton, Lopez, Garner and Chaplain A. C. Boyer ,I far.AvFund Is in possession of the

Stockawak, pictured above. 1 : Appointed As NATTC individual Football, Tennis and
First bout of the December 16th Boxing trophies, while TOB own

match was C. F. Miller vs. "Red" Public Info. Officer \ the Swimming and Boxing cups.
AvFund will be presented the

Olson, shown in action picture. splendid looking Captain's Trophyby
Lt. A. C. Boyer (ChC) has re
Captain J. F. Schumacher at
Miller was the victor of this placed Lt. P. F. Bradley (ChC) as the next All Hands inspection. The

two and a half round thriller bya the NATTC Public Information man who has coached all the Av-

TKO after having seriously i Officer and advisor to the NATTC Fund teams to triumph this year
section of the Jax Air News. has been Chief A. F. Bacigalupo.
cut Olson's lip and nose. Jack I Father Bradley received his or- I Results of the other teams in

Fisher refereed the bouts. 4e:1: ders the first of the year to report the final judging for the trophyare
---. aboard the newest of the CVB's, as follows: TAF-523; TOB
the USS Coral Sea. Before being 520: TEB-440; TEA-380; TSD
I attached to this Command the Pa- -275; TLT-253; and HM with
INTRAMURAL dre was with the First Marine 270. Other divisions on the station

Division and was present with the all-received under 250 points.
.
Marines when they took Iwo Jima.
HOOP SEASON Along with having been NATTC ,, NEW FAD? This was picked up
executive Catholic chaplain, Father from a recent airing of the Jimmy

Bradley was also in charge of the 1 i. Durante Show. Durante: Treacher,
NOW UNDERWAY Senior BOQ, until relieved of those I want you to lay out my clothes
duties last September to become': for my visit to Charles Boyer I'm

Public Information Officer. :I wearing my purple beret, my orange -

Bulldogs vs. Tigers, Chaplain Boyer came to this I sport coat my pink shirt,
Hellcats vs. Adders In station in May of 1917 from sea t my lavender pants and the socks
I M. duty aboard the ARS, USS Vul- I with the yellow and green stripes.
Twin Bill Last Night can. Chaplain Boyer is now the : Arthur Treacher: Are you wearing
only chaplain in NATTC and is a i your black shoes, sir? Durante:
Coming in with the New Yearis protestant minister. Sailors of i What, and look conspicuous?
.
another Intramural Basketball e other faiths may make all neces- i
Season which got underway last sary arrangements with Chaplain Race horses have eye trouble
just like human beings, and some
Boyer for appointments at main-
night with a double-header at th
side with the chaplain of their are just as nasty.
7
NATTC 513. Six teams
Gym, Bldg.
,3 FY faith The Chaplains offices remain .
are entered, representing nearly: the same in the south wing Buy

every division on the base, and all of the Auditorium, Building 563.
Savings Bonds
six are potentially powerful. All i

. I in all, it promises to be a humdinger I, fegialarflyNATIONAL!
P AND W. DIVISIONS
of a season.
Because of the Memphis Mov- Rookie) Thought Fags ATTEND HOLIDAY PARTYAT
ing, the season will necessarily b. Part of Ills Training I :NOTICEThe TIMBER INNTwo ACCLAIMThe
short, with each team playing the I I Jacksonville Dog Fanciers Jax Air New has finallyachieved
Parris Island, S. C. (AFI'SThe )-
Association, Inc., is national acclaim. The
other only once. A total of twen- I spon-
ty divisions will compete, pairedoff Marine recruit was takinghis soring the Seventh American Ship's Company Divisions, world renowned magazine,

something like this: TOA and basic training all right. He I Kennel Club, All Breed, Dog I Personnel and and Welfare off to, jumpedthe The Headers Klgest, printed In
got an early
TOB form the Bulldogs; TEA, made the hikes, took close order Show, Saturday and Sunday, Yuletide gun with mammoth a dozen different languages has"
a. party
January 10 and 11, to be held quoted the Air Neutt. On page
MAD and TAM form the Tigers; drill In his stride and hit the obstacle at the Duval County Armory at held at the Timber Inn, at Wes- 140 of the January 1948 editionof
TSB and TS form the Bearcats;
'
connett Florida. The Inn is about
course in spirited assaults. 850 Market St. Prizes awardedwill said magazine the Air News
TL. TAS and SD form the Wildcats -
six miles west of NATTC the
and the smaller divisions But enough was enough. And I include a $50 first prize Yellow Water Road. on became famous as an accredited -

composed of XOD, X, D, G, GM, while he just couldn't take every-j i for Best Dog in the show. Several I Nearly every man brought cither periodical t'nder a featured
I men have made article, called Spiced Tongue,
M, H. P, and W form the Adders. navy notice I
thing, he went down fighting. his wife or one of his buddies the is creditedto
of entry and fine exhi- following quote
A'! the teams do face each other I'I a
I
to the affair and
During the ten minute breaksin bition of canine breeds will be gala nearly the Air NewsVe never
only once, competition is sure to
the rigorous training program, shown. everyone had what might be call- used! to be able to find grand
be and the action fast.
. strong
Staff Sgt. Charles C. Allen, drill ed a rip-roaring time. Chief John- I ma's glasses but now she leaves
Games will be held each Tuesday,
instructor, saw to it that his men I Footballs aw made not out uJ son in Officers Records was Collector I them where she, emptied them-
Wednesday and unless
Thursday
'' had cigarettes. After the third of Money, Bill Payer, Chair- Jax Air News."
It interferes with games being': :, pigskins, but from cowhides. man, etc.
such break a recruit reported to
played here by Jax Navy Fliers. I IHules _
-
-- -----
the sergeant: "Sir, I smoked two
state that students can com- I I THE COOKS OF GALLEY NO. 4
of those cigarettes, but I just can'tsmoke ; .
with in the
pete Ship's Company I(! the third one."
League, with the usual clause i .5 5a -
S
"Don't smoke, lad ? the
j you
dating that a game will be forfeited I
drill sergeant asked.
unless a team is floored 15 I|I "No, sir, but I thought we had .. .
minutes: after the scheduled
gametine. to, so I tried them a couple of ...
times" I I t'y
Lat; year the Intramural Cham- l
pionship was taken by the Marine w' '
Aviation Detachment, who lost but

one game, and then went on to YyS -
be:rit the Flag Unit, NAS Intra-

r. .i. :al Champions, in a best two '
or three game series. TEA Di- ; &i ,
\ : :Ion, who gave MAD quite a race 't
.
a'c. n to the final game and then _

livt to Disbursing, rates an even
chance. to come in under the wire S yS.
tirrt. TOA ran- into trouble in mirt-

Inl:;: n after a good start, but this
j.-nr will have the added strengthof
its twin brother TOB in the

iac. TAP, with so much fine mater -
'..! to pick from should also bea

contender for the crown. __T"_' _'_,._ _.., S_ .. ... __,._,,,, ,, .. "'_
Place your bets'!, gentlemen
they're off to a fast start, and it 11< Ti i. i'O... ABOM; : arc the C "I k ; iK.m Galley No. 4, who fed us all so good during the Holiday -
liquid be a photo finish. s.'a.' <"'in .Vi: ;,o ah! ul cod say tl'it Mom's food tastes a little better, but keep In mind that
4. S :.r! >1111./ vu- l'olcd lor 2'1Q0 lum.iy: I .'iIOl"s! Reading from left to right: Back; row) W. Hartlitb,

"How did MacPherson get killed .;::: ; G. R. Cook SC3i.; K-ndml.. :0C.:;;;:; Schwartz, SI; D. R. Hahn, SCl; A. C. Steele, SCI; J. A.
?" -r-- ____ 't. ;"d kl r, SCl ; D. Gorr Sel; D. Se..1.:', SC2; G Thomas, S2; S. Kearney, SI; W. Ayotte, SI:
"Well, he pulled the pin out ofn 91's )u4tyiTi'>t4 :me '1\- lour father u'" W :'.Ti-dalt', SC1; R. M. Bach' v. :', set; A. J. Mills, SC3. (Front row) H. Grady, SI; W. Soydfr -

... h/vnd, grenade' and then hatetli ; duat.srelsye.to al.r I 51; ; S it. Dow;'11. ::51 ; I:. :.. an.iiIttl. SJ::: ;; ,10'. \V. Pkucf'. CCS in charge of the galley: D. W.
i ti\\, it away." '.' Saundtl'Sr S' 'I I.: R. J. \\abh. S1: ; J. A. S'hlill tzer S.; M. R. Garrett, SI; and R. C. Kl\tter, 52.

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\ NAS And NATTC



Boxing Teams To

S\

'S'b Merged In '48



; : : : Rubino And Sinabaldi o

\ Will Coach Combined

Ring Squad This Year :-
'
I

I By Doug Crocket S2c

The 1918 Jax-Navy boxing

i team will be made up of fight-
$
i ers from both NAS and

ps NATTC and will be jointly '"

P coached by Lt Comdr. An. ; .

-S S 'StrN I thony J. Pvubmo.L officer-in- >

a. charge of the NAS Physical

I Training and Welfare Department

A HANQtLT AND DANCE for members of the 1947 Jax- and Al Smabaldi, boxing

Navy: football squad at the Mayflower Hotel Roof the week before coach of NATTC, it was

hnstmas marked the official culmination of the grid season for I announced this week.

N AS. Highlight of the affair was the presentation of certificates, The combined effort has been
I tested in many other local sportsin
equivalent to a vanity letter at school, to players for the first tim:
the past year and has proveda
> r y in station history (Upper left) Captain Herbert S. Duckworth, great success Under this system -

NAS Commanding Officer, congratulates Dick Jensen, PhM3c, after j the best fighters In the two

i ii the guard received his "N" from Comdr. Paul E Emrick, NAS I commands will be able to fight under -

ji 4 Executive Officer ( Upper right)' Joint hosts were Captain DuckI I the same colors thus adding
t vital strength to the leather-
'S S r S S. worth, Captain F \V Priestman, NARTU Commanding Officer, andS I'I throwing aggregation

.a aptain Jules F Schumacher, NATTC Commanding Officer, since The tl"aDwill probably be led .
a. plavrs and coaches were drawn from all three commands Jack by Eddie DeCore, brilliant welterweight -
rummins, local radio sportscaster who acted as Master of Cere-i who fought last season
monn s,. is also in the photo. ( Lower left I Following the distribu- '1, under the NAS spangles, winning
t S on nt the certificates, Captain Duckworth presented Coach "Tuffj'" ,I his fights with consistency and
5 \ p V Thompson with the Natal Air Training Athletic Conference Trophy j Mike Herandez, cagey lightweight
who is one of the classiest lightweights -
e I ever seen in the station

Intra-I\\ ural Basketball League j: rnu Though these two fighters will

probably form the nucleus of the

P Slated To Start At 1000 Today : Beck squad, ,Richard such pugilists Casciano as Bob Richard Perkins -

The 917-48 intra-muial basket- and Naval Hospital and Ordnance Aaron Garcia, Jim Fuel!. Torn .

hall It. was scheduled to and Gunnery at Ibl1). I I Bevel Dick Polak, Al Lopez, Hill
ague open
The American League's Scott. Jack Bibbler, Dick L<'kman-
this t ni n Ming at 1000 with the Yard : opener
will be played at Mainside Audi ; ian, and many, many more will
1 IIt'partnwnt and Administration'I totium at 1000 tomorrow morning, climb through the ropes to do .

Annex! i the first quintets to cavort bringing together the Marines and battle in the coming season.
II': the Mainside Auditorium court ATU No 6. At 1330. Flag Unit The season will officially openon
this Yf'ar. j will tangle with VM Unit; at lr.OO 17 January at 1900 when the
Three other games were slated Opt'raations is slated to take on local team takes! on the powerful
t to bt. played today Communica- the Parachute Loft: and at 161.">, Pensacola squad at the NATTCCrxmnasium
4 k.r \tiSuia and A&R dash at 1310:: \TUN.O Supply and ATU No.5 will come The match will bo a
: 1 and M-1 Division at lr>00, to grips. forerunner to the JaxNavyPensacola -
pre-flight basketball gam.

I station Year In '47 Rubino field two and Slnabaldi teams this are season hopingto ,

Sports Enjoy annex open one of class which, and will the fight other in in th.the>


Once again the Jacksonville Gloves: Mike ,\S Jutksomllle ,selected, for In- 1917-48 basketball team; Tilers novice group -
I The staff is stressing .
I DeCore, and Ht> - talent above all else and has
chalked
Air Station
Naval upJm win fistic crowns; I \S skeet team cops "second, an beating/ Fort Jackson! and Memphis new
all would-be box-
issued call to
outstanding season in in- first place in I \-VlC ('lianii| <>nlii|', Flier I ; \\'A\S basketball schedule a
pionships heie .... nine trips \\hiting Field 'II' announced, Ja -Xa\'y hoop call'' ers to come out for the squad
tra-muial and I to the inentors, there
varsity sports' (..\ -0, keeping Ns In a first place bring. 40 candidates.DKCEMBCK, According
'I I will be a place for everyone on the
1917. lead- In Naval Air Training Ath-
during Fielding NAS liters ,
not eitherto
I team, experienced or ,
hoop crown, Conference' JaX.I6kt'el- Chief Joe MacDonald, the All- ''
or novice.
Ing teams in major fight open
every tiM shoots (. grab second plate In her* Service champion, wins the sta- wishing to clamber

Service athletic activity, NAS CIM golf (' : I 'e Sheet Championship, Inter- I tion golf championship by beating: through Anyone the ropes In the future

fchnibed to new heights in i Berg( makes appt : MMininilng championships I Lt. I jg) Edwardus Hapacz, one 'fistic campaign should contact
I lion golf course: I >gln here up; Jax.Navy football team closes ,I either Lt Comdr Anthony J, Ru-
Clinching the Iron Man Trophy named baseball I AUGUST season with 14-14 tie against bino at Bldg 726. ext 593, or

for the second straight Conxlr Anthony : Ervin Scott wins :'white-hat Fort Benning Doughboys, making Al Stnabaldi at the NATTC Phys-
wrestlers take i I,, championship: 200 hopefuls season record six wins, one tie, ical Training Building, ext. 8283.
year. ATAC tourney i:l out for 1947 football squad: and one defeat; Lt Comdr. Harry i I -- -
( On the hardwood the station baseball I Flier horsehiders end season Knickelbine is named head All-Navy tourney rolling up a 3">-

copped the Florida ABC championship ', first call, Flag I 53-14 record; NAS Softball coach of 1947-4S flier basketball 0 score; Flier hoop squad wins
mural basketball ; I wins Seventh Naval District quintet: Quantico Marines ellm- i,,I opening game of season, trouncing
after a .season recordof NAS boxing ; Jax-Navy takes' Inate the NATC grid eleven from Green Cove Springs, 6552miM ..
22 wins against 8 losses In in XATAC swim- -- _-- :.__
I place place in inter-district --
the ring, local mittmen were runseersup I I tumwa, Flier meet here: All-Navy swim- I ,... .. y .. ." ,
slated' to be I .
sear by
championships .
in the Golden Gloves, :: :
!'I i 51-40, tw make at NAS Jacksonville: NAA1C :::.:':.;:;;h,:.:',>
Winners of the Florida AAU championships '
28. All-Service cham
;, ; team wins
and Seventh Naval Dis I ; 1,500 fans see first NAS

crown, and placed second in I i Chief Joe smoker: Flier oftballer r

the NATAC tourney. On the gridiron I i I Service golf ; in inter-district crown and East-
'I baseball nine championship; Softball squad
the Fliers were co-champions loss to Florida ; for All-Navy champion- I
fcf the Naval Air Training Athletic I boxers win on West Coast ; 7,:"iOO fans
Conference. And the NAS softball NAS the Florida All-Nav swimming champion-
team journeyed' to the West Coast ship; Fliers beat at NAS-NATTC indoor pool,
for the finals of the All-Navy son, 6-1, for : ,I SEPTLMIILKN'As :
competition, only to lose to aLighting ; teams enter fiTYYA
Jaikoonvillen\ Iron
Alameda nine, after walk- +
tourney: NAS U"N for second '
Jog off with Seventh N. D, inter- j!I Trophy straight !
Seventh
in f'ar, Lt (onnlr. :M, II. r.attlnll
district, and East Coast honors
I ing tourney; '( coach of first lacrosse' team
The intra-mural athletic picture ;
win streak to stations history; N.Vs \\ .VM;s,
leas brighter than ever in 1917'ith '
games \(' second in ln-to\Mi girl. soft-
\ a great percentage of theitation' .
1\1.\ league, NAS .lac'k nn\llle
Z11'Y
: a personnel competing in'
the various sports. X.rlngmen (' !" ...... All-Navy softball chuniploni Y
'I al District ", ; |> Alamesla. IIl'lIc3t'lS:'
In brief, here is a complete
ruth Naval ) \',V\I-s rout oreniM' girls MoH-
round-up of the station sports picture -
en by N.Vs ) : nine in pont-season benefit
during the past :
year
\NUARV !'I In wins station ; N Vs 'l'IJt'r colored football
; ship. =Metals \- bows to Ilastingn. Xoca_
Plans laid to get new addition ;
round in intra- I 8-h, in season opener; .Ja\ I
to station golf course, N.X-s skeet ,
four-team at'fetation i'Itlonil Ix-igue, \' varsity football team wins ;
squad tourney
oops tion il league .Ml l encounter, J7-13, against
skeet range, N.VS boxers
lean league All ", Island =Marlins.
(begin workouts for coming season .
FII.
Povverplant,
; N.As Intra-mural basketball TOHhll:
makes. record 17 1
league gets underpay at ; NAS Tigers cop first win b\ ar'
SMalnslde Auditorium: N.\s flier championship Edward Waters, 6-0; vo-
.. varsity basketball quintet drops need boxers.! 'I No 6 wins station intia-mur Rr
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Florida University and N.VS Dallas i softball championship; Flier!
NAS Key : Stetson 23-0, for second
,
'
to stretch win to sev<'n consecutive -
games. Jacksonville ; Fliers win third straight b\
'
FE RtT.\HY Naval District Cherry Point Mann. ,

Lt. Comdr. Kassian Kovakheck: tourney here; ,I tops Dispensary to Opl'Jin- '
:Jax-Navy football coach, \Is relieved ballern" smear touch football season :

from active duty and takes 26-2; NAS V'ar golf team beats PensacoU: .....-...- ... .
pver head coaching berth at Du- opens city league move into first place in
quesne University; Jim Nichols: I beating NARTU : AT AC by downing Pensacola, : \' :'\1(')IOJ.S. tic ''n"-arni'l, I pi'"(I" -.yinnal\ golf,'i who has

Rationally known one-armed golfer I bailers split -] given countless exhibitions at veterans hospitals, will play an
shoots brilliant 39 on local''' with Fort Jackson ( NCMKMIII: : exhibition match on the station golf course this Saturday at HOI
golf links: two last-minute losses .' lllerH lose first game to ('or- The one-armed star who shut a brilliant 39 in his last appiaranc*
knock basketball team out of Seventh I I'lrst call for I (hrl'lU I, 7-6; liters" beat I i here will, play in a foursome made up of Jack Harvey the station -
Naval District Tournament; '! smoker ptrtlrl|)4i .. iags \ocatlonal, 21-U; pro, Chief Joe MacDonald, the All-Service champion. and Lt.
:NAS boxing team takes second< IUI'N": Ja-Nawy Iruliilnjf Depurtiiient l'hY"-1 (Ijg) EMwmlus Rapacz, runner-up in the recent station chain- .
place III Jacksonville (;nt.I".! T IIi lrd! pine In A : : noes 32-game schedule pillllllhil a .





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