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VOA. 2, No. 43 4
January 1945
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:. An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command



,;. War Bond Sales Top Five Million For Twelve Months


Forrestal Brands Pensacola Reaps

Reports Of Ship NdS Lion's Share Of i

Losses As FalseAll Tr-i: War Bond Honors .,

Damage InflictedBy All-Time High Record Is

Enemy In 2nd Phil- Execs' Set In One Drive; Fleet

ippVie Sea Battle Told Members Add To Effort .

Secretary of the Navy War Bond sales at the Jack- ,

James Forrestal, in a state- sonville Naval Air Station :

.,-.Ament issued 26 December, reached an all-time high during -
spiked rumors that the Navy I 1I R 1914! with a total of $5-

sustained losses in the Sec- 032,518.75 worth of E Bonds

; ond Battle of the Philippines which purchased through the War Bonds 1
'f have not been revealed. "These ,
rumors I office, a final tabulation revealed ,
t are not true," he declared. I yesterday.
"All vessels lost in that battle have This record peak in sales of aeries -
t been announced. All planes lost E bonds represents only a 1
in combat during that battle have fraction of the real total bought
been announced. ,r I by service and civilian personnelhere
, The Secretary of the Navy further 4 as it only includes cash sales _,
declared that, "General Mac- I ii.i- and civilian payroll allotments Na.
Arthur's announcement that the i. val personnel who buy bonds i
Leyte-Samar campaign was 'closed i.I through the allotment plan receive
except for minor mopping up' and I, + a r had inflicted on the Japanese army I t and no record of these purchasesis
perhaps the 'greatest defeat' in its I a A available. In addition, hundreds r" >
history should remove any skep- fv-. of thousands are invested by pep $
ticism about the success to date >-{' .. A" ,: r ,. sonnet here in series F and Gbonds. <'
of our Naval campaign for the h" / ._ tJ .
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Philippine Islands. 3 The new high is the actual cash --y
"Xaval operations In support i artK price of the bonds sold, the ma- ,
of land Invasions lx evaluated
ran turity value being considerably >

bv the answers to two iII:!, lIe'_ __. ,_.._<< w ,_. higher. A
question First, haM the enemyteen b Fbf+ ,.. This >'ear's total almost doubles 1
able to build up his forcesto that sold last jear. The \
4'l \
achieve his announced purpose t' 1913 sales amounted to $3,019- 1
of driving Gt'IIt'rlllIa'Ar.! I. ; 03300, resulting In an Increase .
thur Into the sea? The answer, :; of $2,013,463.73 for 1944. \
of course, Is 'no.' Second, are we Two War Bond campaigns help
able to build up our forces, consolidating ,' ed boost the total sales past the /
our beachhead and <,I ;-, five million dollar mark this past .
mounting a further attack? In year, the Independence Day drive
the Philippines, the answer to .. during July, and the recent highly
this question lit 'yes'' : successful, Pearl Harbor Day com
"The officers and men who >! paign. r
fought in the Second Battle of the fP' With the war far from being t
Philippine Sea achieved one of the I over, and with all sorts of equip- :
great Naval victories of the war," '.!!&; ment still needed to bring it to a
continued Mr. Forrestal. "This ac- W victorious close, War Bond officials -
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tion will go down, along: with the '" -- expressed confidence that
Battle of Midway and the Battles 6 8 purchases would go still higher in
Guadalcanal, as one of the 1915: and that both service and
great shattering blows struck The JAX Alit NEWS borrowed all the Executive Officers In the Cot ten; 4. Captain O. R. Fair- civilian personnel at NAS Jack.
against Japanese sea power. The this picture layout from history of the Station. They are lamb; 5. Captain R. L Bowman; sonville would exceed their already
public should not be led by false the Station Historical Officer, listed, with their present rank, 6. Captain VVm. J. Mullins; 7. enviable record.
rumors of supposedly unannounced who was In the midst of gather- In the order In which they served Captain Robert R. Johnson: 8. NAS Pensacola with an efficiency -
facts, to depreciate the achIeve- Ing data on the Executive Officers : 1. Commodore Vernon F. Commander John Baby Com- index of 123.6 topped Naval
ment of officers and men of the of the Jacksonville Naval Grant: 2. Hear Admiral Joseph mander Baby succeeded Captain Air Stations of the nation in November
Third and Seventh Fleets in that Air Station. Pictured above are 3, Clark; 3. Captain Junius L. Johnson on 15 August 1911. War Bond sales according
action. The Japanese fleet was indeed to figures released recently. Jacksonville -
'beaten, routed and broken.' Navy Relief Society Nazis Have New Way NAS with a standing of
"It should be clearly understood Captain Mildred 113,1 was in second place by a -"
however, that navigation In sup- Meeting January 8th Of Arranging Books considerable margin over CorpesChristi. .
port of the reoccupatlon of the BRUSSELS CNS-When the ,
There will be a monthly meet- McAfee ( )
Philippines did not begin and has Visiting Navy War Bond purchases in
not ended with this single battle Ing, followed by an annual meet- Nazis occupied Brussels, they In- November totaled $32,097,049 for .

from Oct. 23-25 (East Longitude). Navy ing of Relief the Jacksonville Society, at 1400 Auxiliary, 8 Jan-, Activities Here stituted the "New Ordtl" In all the a 28 per cent increase over November /
The Second Battle of the Philip- of the SenIor libraries. Deciding the regular 1943. The grand total '
uary, 1945: in the office .
pine Sea was the most decisive Chaplain. custom of arranging books according through November 1944 was $861,. {
event in what is really a prolonged Other Stations Inside Of 790,461. .
Election of officers for the ensuing to subject was wrong, they arranged
naval campaign in support of Gen I Bond purchases for the first 11 f
eral MacArthur's land campaign ested year will are be invited held. All to attend inter- Command To Be Inspected them according to size, "to months of 1944 were $455,499821: '

Continued On rage Se\'t'ni this meeting.persons During Tour Of South give the place neatness and order." Continued on Page Five

Well Earned Rest Captain Mildred It McAfee, Double DutyPerformed'
USNR, Director of the Women's

1/ aFor Air Group 60 After Playing Big Reserve the NAOTC, on her, arrived first official aboard visitto the By Pat Squadron 115 Now I

station yesterday, and 'is spending

1'1.' '''Part In Rout Of Jap Force Oct. 24th serving today on WAVES a tour of in inspection their working, ob- Home From Combat Against Japanese "

.... billets. At 1715 all the WAVES
While the mission Of
The Navy's Air Group 60, homeon primary .
Two other Hellcat Pilots I
will convene in the Malnslde Audi-
former barnstorming pilot and automobile
leave, climaxed a 13months'cruise Navy Patrol Bombing Squadron ,
Lieut. Donald R. Knapp USNR I
in the Pacific when its Gru- and Ens. Paul W. Lindskog, US Captain torium, for McAfee a short, and meeting at 1800 with the 115, home on leave from the Pa- racing driver, wiped out ...J
I mann Hellcat fighter-bombers and NR, braved heavy antiaircraft fire WAVE officers will entertain at a cific, was search and reconnaissance six freighters by bombing and ,
James R.
Avenger torpedo planes helped tot to strafe an enemy battleship in reception in her honor. From here, ton's ,airmen Comdr also shot down Comp 18 strafing, shot two enemy planes ,j
turn back the Japanese battleship support of the torpedo attack. Captain McAfee will continue her Japanese planes, destroyed 17 more out of the ait and sank three
force off Samar, Philippine Islands '.
hits the
( Four scored on the
torpedoes trip throughout: South, visiting
Oct. 24. on the water and on the ground: troop-laden barges, a river steam-
lead batleship when six Avengers other stations of the command.
Led by air group commander, under Lt. Comdr. Warren C. Vin- the command. and sank participated or damaged in 92 enemy 22 bombing ships boat, a lugger and a naval aux :-
Lieut. Comdr. Harvey O. Feilbacli, cent, USNR, followed the Hellcat Tim highest ranking officer in strikes against: Japanese bases and. iliary. For his actions Lieut. Dawes I '
I( USNR, 15 Hellcats and nine section in. I' the onion's Reserve, Captain installations. I was awarded the Navy's Distinguished -
I Avengers of Air Group 60 Joined Anothergroup of torpedo bomber McAfee has been since the origination The Flying Cross and the Air {
squadron's missions
groups from two of the other led by Lieut. Robert P. Chase of the WAVES, responsible were .
"Old and down for the policies of highly: dangerous. Forellht:
three Indispensables" USNR, went through heavy procurement vl
months, the
Kaiser-built Casablanca 20 organization, training, and "Bulldogs" provided ---- ---
planes from flak on a formation of 15 to searches ahead of our advanc- rr
class escort carriers to turn Japanese warships, and got one assignment to duty of the many ing land, sea and air forces; Ra- 13,717 Tons Of Bombs
back the attacking Japanese fleet. sure and one probable torpedo hit thousand womenwho hate volunteered baul and Truk were neutralized,
Lt. (jg) Quinn D. LaFarge, Jr, on a battleship. for active service In sea-lanes to the Dutch East Indies Dropped On BerlinWASHINGTON'
USNR, led six of the Hellcats intoa The net results of the attacksby the Navy.Born: were severed, Hollandla, Biak,
daring foray against a Japanese Air Group 60 and planes from In Paikville. Missouri, the Sansapor, Palau, Morotal and (CNS) The
heavy cruiser whose salvos were the other escort carriers was that daughter of tho late Reverend Dr. Leyte were occupied; and the Jap- four cities most heavily bombed in
Straddling some of the escort car-I the enemy fleet finally turned and Cleland Boyd McAfee, who was anese fleet was dealt body blowsin the Army Air Force's offensiva
B ers. Two direct hits and several ran. Rear Admiral C. A. F. formerly moderator of the Gen- the First and Second Battles of against Germany and German-oc
rear misses slowed the enemy ves- Sprague, USN, who commandedthe eral Assembly of the Presby- the Philippine Sea. cupied territory during the 3-year
I eels down. northern escort carrier group, terian Church, Captain McAfee One of the "Bulldog"/ Squadron's period between Dec. 7, 1911 and l"
Lt. Comdr. Fellbach's division attributes the saving of the out- graduated from Vassar when she greatest feats was the destruction Dec. 7, 1914 were Berlin, 13.71T '
attacked the enemy destroyers and gunned American ships to the was 20 and later studied at Columbia of a six-ship convoy near Cebu, tons; Ploestl, 13,093 tons; Munich,
scored a direct hit and threa damaging pilots. He characterized them as Unlverstiy and the Uni- Philippine Islands. PB1Y piloted 12,937 tons and Vienna 11,971 ,
near misses. "tops ContinueJ on Page Five by Lieut, Hamilton 1\(. Dawes, Jr., tons.




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nit,ge Two JAX AIR NEWS 4 January, 1945
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FIVE DAYS TO 10 Two Sides To Every Story V



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Waiting time for gasoline ration
books has been slashed from { Seaman Jean

five days to ten minutes here at
the station's new o,'er-all ration
board, it was announced this week Homef rout Tells AboutExperiences

by Lt. Comdr. Charles E Lam- --
beth, officer in charge of ration .
ing, who has replaced Lt. Comdr. Step Up Tempo

Justin A Shook upon his detachment

for duty elsewhere. Supply Problem Is Big DEAR FRAN (
"The combined, centralized, ration -
n office now fimctioning at One In Swift ConquestOf Happy New Year, Fran

NAS Jacksonville The bayberry candles you sent
He DeclaresCiting tCli
," he stated Japs burned the new year in, all right. '
"is actuallya the tremendous amountof Eleanor and Mary were still up 4 M7/
when I came in from town Carol
materials to be
necessary expended -
panel of the by the Seventh Fleet dur- had gone to a dance at one of) the

Duval County ing the first 30. days of the Philippine nearby stations, and didn't return
War Price and until nearly all the cookies were /
Vice Admiral
RationingBoard. Thomas Kincaid, Comdr, South- devoured, for that is where the I
And west Pacific Force, 7th Fleet, recently candles and fudge and instant cof- tBoth I
where formerly commended the efforts of fee came in handy; we had our
it took an applicant workers who had provided those first spread of 1945 sitting up in
Y about our bunks about 0130 on January CITY
i materials, but urged that no relaxation -t
five days to re- be allowed to interfere I, There was lots to talk about: z i

Lt. Cdr. Lambeth ceive his gaso- with the war effort at this time. other New Year's Eves, and where

line ration books, we can now "One hundred and fifty-six thou- we'd spent them, and what we (
handle the entire transaction in sand Navy men manned the ships wish this year would bring. Mean-

A 'r no longer than ten minutes, providing and planes of this force-a number ing marriage mostly Nearly ev-
I t all of the applicant's papersare equal to the entire populationof eryone seems to want that more
in order," the city of Flint, Mich.," he than anything. I don't know whether -

; This has been made possible, he pointed out. I do, the way it would haveto V
explained further, by other changes I "For these men we needed 2,000 be, or not Bill is sweet, in a 1 x=
in the processing of applica tons of food, and 203 tons of thousand ways. We talked aboutit

tions. In the past the gasoline: clothing. The same men purchased too, on the way home from Lou I
board here was staffed by CPA through their ship's !service stores ise and David's, where we'd had "sides! of a controversy usually hate some-tiling worthwhileto
civilian employees: and naval enlisted 2,000 tons of miscellaneous per- dinner and spent the e\ening. They ray The old argument of "to give a service man a \lift or not to
personnel with supervision sonal itemssoap, candy, cigarets were married in October and give," has raged: a long time-and will probably continue to rage, but
by officers who could only devote --small things which mean so moved ashore, and 8t't'm. to man- here's a cartoon depicting the Ideas from those In the VM hangar on
of their time to this collateral much in terms of morale. age everything pleasantly. Of thin Station, and the Jai Air :News N glad to reproduce It as an
part Now the board boasts three "Hut you can't sink Jap ships course we don't have a car which effective way of presenting one side of the picture
duty. with randy bars. During the bat- complicates transportation out -- -
officers, ten enlisted persons, tle of Lute Gulf one battleship here to work. Other people do it,
civilian Navy employees, all More\ Than
82,000 WavesOn
permanently assigned to the Job. alone-the Californiaen- though. At home I'd never thinkof
erable veteran of Pearl Harbor, living in such a hole as some
Therefore, all applications can immediately fired COO tons of projectiles, expending of these apartments are; you can't
submitted to the officer As 1945
more than 100 tons ofpowder imagine, Fran, what folks have to Duty Begins
for approval, rather
in charge accept I'd like my.first "home"to
than being<< placed in a pile awaiting "Supporting the landings on the be nicer But Bill says maybe Estimated 46,500 Men Released For Sea Or ,
addition, it
In was
) disposition. I Philippines, and in subsequent engagements this is all we'll ever have, and
pointed out, the Supply Department : the Seventh Fleet used maybe we'd better start having it. Overseas Duty; 28 Become Chief Petty OfficersThe
makes a dally audit of the 74 million gallons of fuel-the capacity I don't know to do have
check I ; you Women's Keserve; of the Navy begins 1).13; with an
board's books so that a close
load of 17 ocean going tank any Ideas on the subject from the
can be kept on all ration coupons. sane vantage point of distance ? enrollment of over 82,700, of whom almost 74,000 are enlisted

In order to avoid possible inconvenience ers."These; supplies are the supplies I These friends In town had women and over 8,800 are officers. An estimated 46,:>00

Comdr. Lam bet h you have given us, and the present some pictures they took at Fer- men have been directly released for sea or overseas duty.
all hands to be more careful flow is contrast to
urged: a satisfying nandina a tillage north of Jacksonville The difference between this and the total enrolled figure
with their ration books "Recently what we had to work with during
on the eoat. There were
," he said, "quite a few people the black days of 1942, when the represents WAVES assigned to expanding -
have come to the board to report onrushing Jap seemed to be on fishing boats, with nets drapedto : complements, those In
the loss of their gas: books. Some the threshold of further conquestand dry from the maMs in artistic Submarines Nip training, and those not yet on
loops another old fort and sand
active duty
just" can't remember where they occupations."But J
dunes where the sand blown
put them or what became of them; success brings up an old Nipponese The Navy Department's women
others believed<< that the books had problem, which by now has become into ripples just .like desert make up fifty per cent of its uniformed -
been stolen from the dashboard almost an axiom. As the dunes In Arizona. They said the TMnetj-nine Japanese, compartment of their cars which enemy is thrust back toward the caretaker at the fort had a wonderful vessels have been "sent to the I Personnel has the highest ratio -

had been parked unlocked. As inner defenses of his Island Empire collection of .shells better bottom by U. S. "submarine, according I of Navy women to Navy men,
these books are as valuable as his lines of supply become than a museum which he has to a recent announcement better than 2 to I,

money, perhaps even more so, it's shorter, while ours become longer assembled during years and by the Sa\)' epartment. Approximately 500 shore activities -
hard to understand how peoplecan In short, for each new offensive gears of travel un> and down the In addition the. U-boats are in the continental United

be so careless with them. And operation we must have more sup Florida roast. I expect we'll credited with destrojlng 835 I I States have WAVES on active duty -

air we can do is abide by the OPA plies on hand, and more ships in hate to go see them before non-t'ombatant "ships. and the 14th Naval District
rules which requite a 10-day wait which to transport them And if long; Carol rolled them for Total losses represent more I has recently received its first quo-
her little brother.Do .
before replacements can be madeon the figures I have given you seem I than 3,500,000 tons of Japaneseshipping I ta of Navy women.Twenty.elJ'ht .
"B" and "C" books, and a 30- high, remember that they are for you know what a havelockis the announcement : women have
day wait for "A" books. A 30-day only the Seventh Fleet, covering ? I surely didn't, in pie-Navy aid. achieved the rating of Chief Petty
a period of one month. Include days; but it's a handy inventionin
wait is stipulated for any book if ---- ---------- Officer, and approximately POO
It is the second offense" he added. Admiral Halsey's large force, the the line of headgear which I former enlisted women have been
demand of naval establishments intend to the lest of
Gasoline rationing occupies the numerous perpetuate commissioned after completing
major portion of the panel's time, support for our Allies, my life. Made of oilskin, or oiled 1YY training at the U. S. Naval Reserve -
plus the tremendous needs of our silk, or any fairly waterproof material -
but also handled are shoes, food Midshipmen's School North-
for non-commuted ration men goIng : Army, and you have a better con it fits right over a hat, and I ampton, Massachusetts.
ception of the problem we are facing extends down over the shoulders : -----
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leave tires and automobiles i
on -
-- a responsibility resting on in sort of a flare. It fastens together I quests with good spirit and generosity -
Business hours are from
the productive genius of the United under the chin, and keeps ,
0830 to 1130, and 1230 to 1530
States wind and rain out rf one's neck. Mr. Tassano, of the Imperial
daily, except Friday when closing \\e hate all heard talk of At first I thought it looked very Theatre, is also to be thanked for
Is 1400 The board is located
jubilant celebrations being plan funny, but the comfort and utility popping the veritable snowstorm
in the south wing, lower ned for the day the fighting in
value hate caused a change of of for
popcorn our fireplace songfest -
deck, of Bldg 930.Most Kiirupe: ends I discredit such
opinion, so on a rainy day and Christmas.
tales, because the fighting mm now I think a havelock i? next Note for your info: 'Nother one
out lirre-jour "Minx and broth.NMarpn'i thing to glamorous. Fog and drizzle of those
Welcome aires rd, CSlltalnfe.] good dances at Camp
Shot thinking in terms of the winter here,
compose so Blanding is scheduled for tomorrow -
Afee! NAS WAS join in extending

two wars. To them it's all the
I'm told. We've had some of each, night Hosts will be Company
same fight-e\'en though wagedon but not too much. I like Florida, to you the warmest of D, 224th Battalion, 69th Regiment

Up Group opposite sides of the world. Fran, anyway, the friendly people greetings: and pay tribute to The bus will leave Bldg. 720 at
Rather than celebrate
I victory especially one. jour able leadership with sln- 1915. All WAVES are invited;
half-won, these fighting men are
Is HOD1eAir fervently hoping that their countrymen Love, JEAN. I sere respect, admiration, and sign up ahead of time in the bar-

will rededicate themselves ----ii1o- affe<'tion. It is with pride thatwe racks if you can, so they'll know

Group 14, the gallant bunchof I' to the struggle, and show this dedication show our station to you, and about how many to plan on, .
Navy fliers who paid more dear \ in a continuing flow of supplies ConservationOf if you find you can go at the J.
with honor that we show you to minute, that's okay too, and yo
ly for raids on enemy shipping which will enable us to crush
And islands than any other carrierair the Japanese military machine in the Mation. Deeply pleased that be welcome.

group of the war, Is home on the shortest' possible time. Fuel IsNecessary you have chosen to visit us, we Many WA\KS awepled the
leave with an honor roll of dead "You have been told many times render our best salute to you hospitality of Cecil\ Field last
and missing pilots and aircrewmen that the war is not yet won. I the highest ranking officer In Sunday night, at a New Year'a
which bears mute witness to can only repeat and attempt to the Women' Reserve Eve party featuring vaudeville

the bitterness of the Pacific war. emphasize the truth of this statement "Women! 'I've cooked on five show and several acts fromJacksonville'

? Seventy-two pilots and aircrewmen and if our requests for more ships but I can't stand this. Thereare followed by
In order to conserve fuel, the
were lost*while battling the ships more supplies, seem insatiable women In every part of my Ing. They report that It in
it is because the demands of following reminders were published excellent: entertainment a n il
Japanese from Wake to the Phil galley I'll walk) out on 'em. I'll
last week in the Plan Of The
ippine Island war are Insatiable-as well as un- leave them turkeys to brown to a that the new year WM launchedIn

The losses WE'renot onesided.The pif die table. Never again must our Day: frazzle.) You've got: to do something fitting gala style
fighting men be confronted with All outside doors will be kept '
squadron shot down a total of : about it, Ma'am! pleadedan
the bitter excuse--'too little too closed during cold weather cook in ;
158 planes and damaged all-but-broken-spirited
enemy I 411,368 Negro Soldiers
late. Now Is the time to increaseour I
scores more in the air and on the All radiators in offices will be the middle of the night before
ground. Air Group 14 also claims and fast.efforts- hit the enemy hard shut off 30 minutes before work is Christmas to the WAVES OOD, Now Serving Overseas

sunk totallingmore secured for the day. : when he felt that he needed ,
l>2 Japanese ships "We are making but peace WASHINGTON (CNS)-Of the
than 238,000 ton, and 200 always that progress progress Is dependenton All radiators in unused rooms quiet and order in which to ply! 701,678 Negroes in the Army at

wore enemy vessels damaged.A the production lines of America will be turned off. his art It was art too as any the end of September 411,368 were

total of 395 Navy medals and only) by accumulating an All windows and doors will be WAVE can testify who enjoyed serving overseas, the War Department -
were given the airmen of the gal overwhelming superiority of) force closed while radiators are in use.' that Christmas dinner. To the revealed. A partial breakdown -
lant group can we achieve victory with a min- Heat in open shops will b4! cut cooks and sailors of the galley: of Negro strength showed:

Starting with "warm up" raidson imum )loss of American lives. Cer- off. sorry we drove you frantic with i Infantry, 49,483: Coast and
Wake and Marcus Island last tainly this is a goal we will\ all The present allowance of fuel our persistent' cries fQr food and I Artillery 36,302; Engineers Faf'
May Air Group 14 participated in work for." I for government quarters is adequate more food and we do thank you 180; Air Corps, 73,685; Ca

every major engagement in the I for those many special things you 867. Commissioned Officers total-
Pacific until Armistice Day. tions means much: Lieut. Charles Families living in low-cost did all week long for our pleasure ed 5,804. The first tank destroyer

After its leave period Air E Russell, USNR, who wears the lousing units on the station and We appreciate your providing for battalion made up of Negro Officers !-
Group 14 will -return to combat Navy Distinguished Flying Cress' In Dewey Park will be rationed in us the breakfasts and the'tf'frE'sh- and EM already has seen ac-

area. There Is 'one pilot to,whom and the Air Medal with a Gold accordance with OPA regulationsas ments for open home' and also for tion, figuring in the capture of

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4 January, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

I Some Things Worse Than Fog .

h MMN,4 Qc
OFFICER i r, .4

Dee 11, 1911-Germany and ,
THE WEEKS Italy declared war on the United 2
States four days after the
Japanese attack on Fear Harbor -
and other bases of thU country -
In the Pacific.
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Green Troops; Meet

Vets At Rest CampsWITH

ARMY (CNS)-Battle-worn vet-
erans going back for a rest and

S< green replacements on their way
to the front meet for a few daysat
t Division Rest Camps of the

First Army set up a few miles i
behind the ;'lines.! It does both a "
lot of good.
Every 30 days--sometimes oft-
ener--each in attached to "
man or ;
J the First Army, under a simple \ '" hr" .,,.' .- ,. -\,,. '*
substitute for physical ,, ",,": \, ,
no .
rotation policy, Is returned to the b : 0'H
; '' "
last ;
training. In the analysis { 'f" '
rest for two days. There he .
camp :
battles and > < < :9. .. .
it's stamina that wins : ,
I of disci
sees no more military
wars. A country may be blessed i :. ( ;:,; '" _
with brilliant tacticians and strategists pline. He can sleep, visit the near- i. > ". ",n __.',. '
I by town, eat all the doughnutshe
it may solve the difficult. can take, see as many movies It'*, a far cry from the scene above to the Corsairs neatly parked along the apron at NAS Jackson
problems of logistics, it may be as he likes. He lives in one of ville. Old !Man U'!Inter was on a rampage when thin picture wait taken recently at the Goodyear plant
overwhelmingly superior numerically several brick barracks; some at Akron, Ohio, during one of the worst snow storms In many '..arll. the fog we've been having down --
in planes, ships, tanks, and I equipped with showers, named aft here lately has been pretty bad, but after looking at this we think )'ou'li agree It could be a lot worse.
but unless its armies are -
guns, er famous hotels back home '
physically tough, unless the man
i Division replacements also ar-
in the field has more fortitude endure rive at this camp. The replacements Partly In Jest But Food For
than his adversary and can : mix for a few days with
greater hardships than the soldiersof
men who have rt returned from
the enemy, all the material ad- front-line positions only a few Is
vantages will be of no avail. The hours previously before leaving to Thought Apparent
nation whose armed forces can i
take their own positions in a unit
hang on the longest despite mud -- -
and rain, and heat, and cold, and -in the-line.----- I' EXPERIENCE, like a punch in with the way top and lardenscope
though Indescribably weary and I the nose, can be an effective teach- i in an all out attack. Furthermore
the Navy During this time he I
sick at heart can muster enough served in various capacities-from er During 1944, no end of com the Grecian situation is

energy to keep going, will be the 1927-37 and 1940-41 he was var- torial mentators writers, news(and analysts many, and of edi-US, I bendeltorp on the uctor and it is Y
Inevitable victor.
sity baseball and freshman football too) bent over backwards to be i doubtful if the ackid on the ermin- N
No one realizes this fact as coach; from 1937-40, varsity the "first" to tell the world (and tage will help this muddle condi-
much as the men who are re- I baseball and varsity line coach; confidentially) 1. When the war
sponsible for the training pro and from 1941-42, as athletic director would be over, 2. General Eisen- tion even If Churchill disagreeswith
gram of the armed forces of the I Throughout this time he hower's next move. 3. When the "my policies. This is exclu-
United States. And they have officiated in many football, base war would be over. 4. What Russia sive! r
wisely seen to it that a well-bal ball, and basketball contests in was planning for next Tues Seriously! (honest), the three
anced program of physical train I Oklahoma and Kansas, as well as i day. 4a). When the war wouldbe aforementioned oracle of the
ing has been provided.Administering acting as baseball scout for the over. 5. What was going to air probably wish they had
physical uluratlon Boston Red Sox from 1936-42 I pop in the Pacific, and when. Voiced something a-s "exclusive"as ; QUESTIONSAnswers
here at NAS Jacksonville Commissioned as a lieutenant- 6. When the war would be over the foregoing hodgepodge regarding
for the pant two and one- commander in the naval reserve I AND were they wrong? Huh, the war situation, because ( On Page 5))
half years, has been a man eminently on 11 June 1942 he received a can a duck do the Australian all three (and many more) I, General George C. Marshall,
qualified for just such a short course of Indoctrination at crawl? Can a fish swim? Was were made to look awfully silly chief of staff of the U S. Army,
task I.t. t'oniJr. Lawrence K.Ilaskell. the V-5 Instructor School at the Ruth a ballplayer? Is Crosby a after "popping off" with dead- is probably one of the best known
Rugged, tough, wiry, naval academy, completing it on I crooner? Can Foss fly? Is Mussolini certain predictions about the men in the country. But can you I
end of the and Allied strategy
lie combinephysical prowess 19 July 1942. After two weeks of a Jerk? Do old maids gig. war give his middle name?
with a knowledge of the most temporary duty in a naval procurement gle? Right you are, Bottomley, I 2. Tea can probably be called 4,
efficient way to build strong office in'Dallas, Tex., he every time---and on all counts. GETTING DOWN TO CASES, the national drink of Great Britain 1
hodlf'M! and sturdy constitution, reported to NAS Jacksonville on 8 BUT YOU CAN'T stop an how can they--or you or me, or but can you guess when the
and the men leaving this station August and assumed the duties of earthquake a commentator ANYONE, possibly know what English began to drink It Was it ....
for the battle zones hear witness officer in charge of the Physical Following, In retrospect, are turn the war will take next? How in the 12th, 14th, 17th, or 18th II
to the success of his han Training Department. predictions> made during thepast can any individual, regardless of centuries? :!t
Under his and direction of the his position, even military, KNOW
guidance year, 1941, by a few I
stalactite and
I 3. You've heard of
when the war will end'The
athletic directorwas the has
The popular department grown better-know among the menwho
stalagmite formations In subter- l
born in Douglas, Kansas, on tremendously, and from a humble (ha, ha) know E\'.. .t y- complications of even our ranean caverns, masses of calcium
13 November 1898. After attending beginning without any organized THIN everyday peacetime (remember -
in icicle
carbonate shapes hanging
the public\ schools there and at athletic program, the department Waldo Winchester: (The Broad ?) lives used to be enoughto from the roof or in cones rising! ,
Anadarko.*Okla., he enrolled at today conducts a very comprehensive upset> anybody, and were
way Bugle) In 1944 it is my pre from the floor. Which is which?
the University of Oklahoma, graduating one with a staff of 28 of- diction that General Elsenhower's fraught with surprises, sudden 4. Who was the first woman to
with a BS degree in 1922. ficers and 60 enlisted men. One strategy will involve a series of changes and mishaps that nobody swim the English Channel? .
As a student, he was outstandingin of the principal accomplishmentshas I donstop on the fardelspards on the could foresee. So, how can 5. Bananas are always cut green I II t
10 varsity been the of the anyone predict the eccentric
athletics development I Western Front Flash! This will because if they are allowed to
His two main sports were swimming and water twists!> and turns, and fortunesof
letters training program 'entail a divergence of German ripen on the tree the skins break
football and basketball, and he was and the survival ",8rLast ? I
program. troops who are waydenturd on the open and permit insects to enter '
chosen as captain of the football Another notable Innovation is the ilsenturp near Cologne and is certain week a directive was circulated and spoil the fruit. Do you knowif
team which went through the sports competition held intra- to parsalate near Belgium.This on this station which stat- the bunches grow With the bananas -
season undefeated. As a result, murally the Commandant's Cup is exclusive!" ed to the effect that officers and pointing downward as hung -.
selected for several all-star competition for enlisted service personnel forbidden to
lie was personnel, BREW BEERSON (The WashIngton are in the stores?
teams. and the Admiral's Cup competition Ferris Wheel) : "It is ob- I make public predictions regardingthe 6. Where did the Morris chair
During this collegiate period, for officeis-an addition to vious to even the most casual observer date of the end of the war. get its name?
World War I broke out In Europe : the regular instruction and required that there will be a quick Such a directive never should have 7. Who was the only woman to 1 t.
| and when the United State program end of the war if the anteed of been necessary. Only fools make be awarded the DFC by the U. S. d
entered the conflict young Ilaskell In view of the tight training the Third American Army deploys predictions government? Why?
joined the Stlld..ntrIllY schedule, the Lick of time, and wider on the Incaitage of the enemy And the servicemen, shipyard 8. What French expression appears \
Training Corps at the university the conservation program for near Aachen, and the or stop workers, and others engaged in on many American menus
and signed up for aviation. However gasoline and tires, the department of Von Runstedt's sermentate Is war work who view the war situ yet has never been printed on a ..
the armistice was feigned has endeavored to decentralize to be fully realized. However, ( ation lightly and with the un- menu in France ? -;
before he completed his training athletics and to bring American war leaders refuse to founded assurance that "it won'tbe 9. What was the Spanish Main? r
them right, to the station's listen to me--so why go on? I long now" are doing themselves, 10. What was the name of the ,
The years that followed were myriad activities and squadrons. think it Is safe to predict however their fellow workers and the first steamship to cross the Atlantic ... ,
devoted to a career in athletics. Upon the detachment of Comdr. I that the war will definitelyend Cause a serious disservice. from the United States, and
1921-22 he was freshman Edward Mahan 11 November the third week (at the
, From I II on by from what port did she sail?
football and baseball coach at 1944, Comdr. Haskell assumed the latest) In FebJutober. This Is exclusive New Phone PolesPELELIU ---- wt1081 --
Oklahoma; 1922-23 head coach of additional duties of welfare and ( !"
all sports at McAlester High recreation officer. GABEL EATTER (Whose dulcet (CNS) Telephone Hour Week For Ja|*
School. McAlester, Okla.; 1923-25, The commander Is a confirmed euphonious tones would dra- linemen of the 2nd Marine Air TOKYO (CNS)--,Japanese workers ;
football and baseball coach at Central family man, having been married matize the death of a horse-flv) : Wing here are stringing their wire at a Tokyo/war plant have
High School Oklahoma City; on 20 August 1923 to the former "As I predicted last Septemberwhen atop three poles, each braced in a organized special units to increase r
1925-27, football, baseball, and : Thyra Main of Anadarko, Okla. the Americans were chasing I different direction and resemblingthe pioduction. In emulation of the
basketball coach at Wyandotte They have two daughters, LaRue the Boehe out of France--the ward framework of an Indian tepee Japanese Army's suicide attack
High School, Kansas City, Kan Jean, aged 17, and Joyce Ann, is a certainty to end in a few The ordinary types of improved corps, Domei agency reported recently +
Back to his alma mater in 1927, aged 14. Their residence Is at weeks. IF General Patton will I telephones will not withstand Pe-1" the units will work from
he remained on the coaching staff 2897 Olga Place here in Jackson- )j I 'send his men to bonsip on the sten- leliu's strong winds and heavy 0730 to 2300 for a period of seven I)
there until 1942 when he entered vllle. I I ziltard and fan out toward Metz rains I_days: 'a 103'* hour week i iI
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The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the U. S
Naval Air Station, Jacksonville. Florida, by the Public
Lt. S. W Bell, ChC, VSNIt
Relations Office at no expense to the government Copies By
c tie distributed tree of charge at the Naval Air Station Bt'nmeft VMIIIani in "Strange Woman" had
the Naval Air Technical mining; Center the Headhunt
111' this to 'Jlie things nun remember togt'th..1'.1
o( the Naval Air Operational naming Command Naval bay
/ Auxiliary Ah Station Green Cove SpilnR\: Naval Auxiliary become a part of their common strength The fact
Air Station CMII Field the Naval Air Ounner School. that a group of men know and love the name tales
the U, S. Naval Hospital, the Naval Auxiliary Air Station unite them There's no stronger force than the
Municipal No.1. and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station bond of a common tradition." We are discovering In

Haypoit. tliese war years that there are certain bonds that

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFalK t'SN make men brother. In times of action, whether it
Chief .of Naval Air Operational Training IK on the high *ea.* or establishing a beachhead,

Captain lleibert E, RoRan; tSN men are united In a single purpose. Every differ-
Commanding Officer {'nt'f''fry prejudice or alien feeling U wiped out.
JacVsonxllle Nasal Air Station One goal In to be achieved. One spirit sweeps an

Captain Joseph B. Lynch. LSNR entire ship or company At the moment of achievement -
Commanding Officer! there is pride and warmth and a common tradition
'"'/, Naval Air technical Training Center has been created. A bond of fellowship has

1 Captain John J-. O'Mai lev (MC), USN fI ) N been cemented
ComtnandlnK OffIcer In this spirit victory can l>e won. The great difficulty -
U. S. Naval Hospital $ e li to create this spirit where there in no

Colonel Marlin J. Kellcher, tSMC (Ret.) + r evident goal.: The same routine, the same outlook
Commanding Officer on life that we Pita) have in peace times or In the
Marine Bairackt safety of our own country makes it very difficult to

Commander Edward E. Dolecck, USN capture this spirit of fellowship and loyalty 'Here .
Commanding Officer( \ve may sense only partially the achievement that
t Naval Air Uunneis School men tf't'lln battle Hut this does not mean that He

Commander Frank T. Coihln USN need to lose sight of our common tradition. These
Commanding Officer\ "Oh-1! see you two have met!' are bonds that: unite us as a Nation "hlc'he :-..
Naval Auxlllaiy Air Mullen, Green Cove Springs should cherish with a stirring I pride and never permit ,

r' Commander Michael P Biudano\hh, USN ourselves lose There are principles of governnient '-
-- ----- should l
that covet
Commanding Olflcei --- freedom and equality \ve
Naval Auxiliary: Air Station, Cecil Field for ourselves and those about UK.

Commander Carl F. Mebeile, tSN AMUSEMENT CALENDAR The very iininueneH of our Christian faith as weexpress
Commanding Officer\ our belief In God anil In His Non Jesus
Naval Auxlllaiy Air Slatlon Municipal No' 1 M:\IN <*n>K MQIB ClllmtJU) ('III'I..t, and jet worship Him In different c.hun'\hrs

Lieut, Comdr 'M:" IP. Men'lit. LSNR Thuriduv'-"(.I'I-ST; IS Tilt: 1IOI M.: Annp ISaxtrr Miss lliufrr, ill. I. tnkcnl with different creeds! Is an Indication of what that
Commanding Officer I lie hump: 11( Rjliih' lltlUm) H loinmeninl rlltl, to rcrutrr InhlcnJ, she I tradition play do for us. (hrist* .spirit. brought men
Naval Auxiliary Air Station; Ma port Infects Ilir entire Ious hold situ her running; I nrlfiKlinri.. Krllamv pninienllunaliy i Into complete fellowship with each other all barriers -
inllamm In Anne a ilrMiuririr Infaluaticn. t Mir I IKMIIPI In sup
Lieut. Cel \Vllllam T F\on. LSMC (Ret) plant his model mil finally his ", I'... then the, fa/llll '. life lies. In ruins, i of rate and nation were swept aside. MenI
Commanding Officer their friend polnti nut what ban huppcnrd The |lrl'" i>ulliuli>nlcitl leer II I I found that they could 1 ho united in a common
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe Him liked to drklrov her
4 Irlduv'-"10 ll"*> h AM IIAVINOT.." llumiilirey, ItoKurt mid Ilinmv ('.rnuihurl spiritual. heritage.
WilliamIIt'n \\ hlle said "If It were not lorI
JAY AIRES receives Camp Newspaper Service the story lake. pUre Inimeclliitrlv follcmlnj: the armistice lip.tneen I ,
malprlul Repubilcatlon of credited miller piohlbllcdwithout Franco and Germany, and ceulcrs around VUrtinlque I Huniphrr I I the world's tragedies, men would lose their faith."
permission ot CNS \\'ar Depailinent, A)5 h.. Kucart, as an American skipper, hire* out his rulnn i cruiser and lilt krrtlcen I It Is a difficult thing for IIM to realize that we gain
4ind: St., N. Y. C. to the, Drl.aiillUU ho are plotting against Virhi, and lie lieromr* Inoh..1 -
\ In H series u( iile-risking.srntx. and romantic lnlrrlii<.lpSaturday ... i .greater awareness of life by theh..arthr..ak.' we
A l ,. 1:((00 show cinlj'-"I'.V| UtOM AIKA\s\s," tItrpnilrl;\ Slim Summerville I are enduring. :And j(.t as we are united In this
... I sacrifice, in a common tradition, we are able to
Dollar Saved Is Dollar Made SundavVIN.H' ; .I> '-1f."tHIl.on MrAIIUIer ]Mark Danlflu. Till, U (.hekrreen triumph. The Christian thurcli Krt'ollt of a common -
adjplation of tile stage play with the original nillitar)' rakt It tell
the story OI' a iroup of meu from the lime they. become air radeti to Ilirlr{ tradition tragedy that became a triumph.A .
Day after day week after week month lights I In the smith TI'AtWtJ{ their ship railed "\Vlnredlclorv..." j cross of death because a sjmbol of life!
Monlay-"MAIN ; : DA UK. Edward I Arnold As "eIlu'e these tragic: moments together we
liiekdav="ItKAZITito C.uitar. Virginia{ Krure A beautiful{ novrllkt
+ after monthe hear the "buy War >lln.
shoulder each other' and overcome the bitterness ,
tiles to nudl t. IlIlh..r nllll.rllli for "H neat book and discosern here
Bonds." With that slogan we agree. However tb.t .bar 'latent hook, "VUiv ]Marry a LNint" .ha. nut done tier much |>oodrunrrrninr and sorrow because we are united In a
public relaliunii with. latin Americans. A rom.lIll.lrlUillan It make, difference whetherwe
think of another method in common no
we can singer pretend* to be a tourist' guide. ( and from there. an the Good Nelghborpokey purpose.
which we at home can make a big contribu- U kein working, she learn whto. finery. a latin I are bisect on shore or on a ship at sea, whether
VeInrsday-"ItNOEKt'S HAssAC.," Robert l.uwrry. IMivllln Iirookr. AJventurer we are a civilian or a serviceman or -woman-the
tion to the war effort. We speak of economy Robert I l iwerv and entertainer Ihjlliii llro k" meet first In suuili; I same common tradition unites us. and we shall never
American night rlub. later on a freighter. hound for san i'r.ncinco nod
or, perhaps more properly, conseivation home For Kobert home meant a large Inheritance. and for llnllin happier achieve any victory until we sense this bond of
Say what we please, we have waste-a lot life Hut during" the pavNaie thC. nre beret bj Intrigue, mttrder, and a unit)".
liberate khlpwreck' before thev reach KafetvKT1 .
1 of waste ,in this ]land. Put yourself] in the KIAINMKM' t ALI.MJXRIliurkdav

r position of the German nation for a moment.We '-(.race Moore (onrert, George; 'S'.shinglonlurl'' 2000; tlikett I Navy Radio Programs
on sake In hotel lobbv.VV .
wonder that they are able to con- rekthnc, Mum and Heaver Street Arena: admUklon. for kertlre person
n..l. :Vic TIII'HSDAY"Service -
tinue to wage war, surrounded on almost all (abaret. Dance nod hoop Show", N('('!<5 ''',-'ar.Ut'( ., I so, Church and \ Time" VV.MBK ((BS) 1000-1010) :
sides, hit from land, sea and sky.] The GernWI1's New nun "street*, 211002i00.FridasI'ree : "Navy Headlines"v'.HIT IHtI. .UjJC}
Motie ISO .
fhureli and Newnan "Streets, 20:<*
aren't wasting anything. If they were ,haturdav'-('rew '* llance, ]Maliiklde Auditorium. 21110 "Trained for Victory" Vv'.J \\ 1815-ltUO
they'd be out of it by now. Formal Dance, I'so, ('hur"' and Newnan t Mreeti, OIO.Op.n :) "Ibe First IJne" NMIitt (('Bel) 2.'W-' MO
house and Informal Daniing Party, American l...xlon Home, 2H W. rlCHIAl
There is an adage to the effect, "give the Church ....r..rl. 20:10.: ?'ol.lIon Filer u. Miami >.\)', ]Mulnslde Auilllvrlum, 20(10 "Service Time" WMlilt ((CBS) 1600-1630
Devil his dues, and you'll)] have to admit that ".'ndn'-.II... and l)'>u linutii, 1'5(1'. at 122 I'orsslb "Street, t..|ikiJMlauilinr .. "Navy' .News" VV.HX nw-mi)
the Nazis are ultra conservationists. We complain HUB station Church, and 1\." n.. slreelii and V.MCA] "Navy' Headlines' WJ III' UIO .1I11()
Jewish aacl Laura .
Hulfet Supper, temple Akhlev r'
] a bit here at home, but when we get Mondav-llance and rlaor Shew, I'Mt. Sit p Duval ;.. I.t'7: 20:<0. SATt'RDA
lecture. ;-Koosetelt Plain Jamea K. loun... author of "Bell..l" the 1U.I.1 flails of Monteiunm" \VFIHJ (Mill.) 18 O.U30
right down to the meat of the thing we !sun, 2004 Mr.'olla.. spent M jear {In Japan wrltlnt for the ' "Meet our.Navj" MJIIT (Blue) 1990.2(00:
have plenty-plenty] not only of the necessities I Adtertik tkalf price)sad. as .errnp..d..t fr IS S. Admikkio far a.rtlee ".. .... : 8UMM1"Bluejacket:

of life, but of many of the luxuries. To luekda)-H_>iar, ]Main and Heaver $.r.... Arena, 2 ; lee "I'juiflo St..r>'" UJAX (MIC' ') *:S10.4WMOMMY :
be brutally frank about it, we haven't felt t..b.II-.U.. Fheri VI Jax Coast Guard, Mainkide AuditrUm. 2000.
the war as it leally exists. .dn.-lCllulnb. and C.*|. Lefcuoaci and Inlvrmal limes, ISO, :III -
W. Uuvat Sheet! 1830. "U. S. Navy Rand"JAX (NBC) 1230-1245:
:, 'f Many of us THINK we're saving, but if the Service Time" MMKKCBS) 164)0-1630

C: pinch became greater we could do better.Don't "Bill Nalle, 1'laftUt" VVMIUC 1630-1643
"Nav' >' Nf'''''." "''''.\\ 1MM51
wait for dollar saved
that pinch. A on

1'1 ; the home front is a dollar made to go into ettOMftUHl] [ U [ TTESDA1Servke"Navy Headline-- UJIIT 1XOVJ8I

equipment for the boys overseas. '''''IM'' UMBIt (CBS) 160-1630

C--, ,.-y ...;; -F : "Navy Headline" VUIIP 180 -1111'
"Shl hll!.' Sailor" WJY 1815-111)4

: Cracks Down IIU PI' NEW YEAR Me.I W KIN ESiAY"Service -
t.Ir. Byrnes Time" WMKR (CBS) lfiOO-1630
blot a well time New' Irar'a }:,'e-IM) tttty tell n*. "Navy New*" \\J\\ 17 0-l : 5VUIIP
Jacksonville VB dry but I had a bottle of Sn..ll.(Tp left over from
Loud have been the howls fiomaijous L'hrlMtmall. "Nav') Headlines" W>$.IIIIO

t and sundry sources relative] to the order from I kept refilling: my 't'n-Up bottle till I ran out of "A" coupon. yatslnmeet ranm.raeelseees.ralsossr.etur .

Director of War Mobilization James II.B About midnight 1 started to look like the photo on ni>' I.n. card Divine Services

>'rnes' order to close down all race tracks- Then I went ringing doorbells but n..r) body I visited, was out- = :

dogs and horses Jan. 3. On the under the table.One mm..BB.gB.BmmOgm..a.B.B.m.D.rr.I.ltn'
sports) page friend of mine I visited asked, me what I'd have to drink. I r
of today's JAX AIR NEWS you'll find ade- looked. at a fellow stretched out on the floor and said, "( l\'e me one Chapel Muill. Road ,.d. )Blr.I..h. A*.....
quate of that situation. of those" 0710-Holy Communion
coverage JS< ?"-Tiaining| Center Divine service
However, let it be said that there are some I don't remember how much I hud to drink but when I woke tip I ?) H2: ->'undd>! School (small chapel). .
was surrounded with candles and floral wreathe JP1J: -Jcnenal Divine ceivke c
I things that are difficult for the general] public 1WV-Vesper secs Ice
My girl gave me one day to stop drinking so I picked the Fourth
Cnhhn11e hapeli Muslin Rand .d tilrniaghsnt An....
to under tand. that leave :
Things a somewhat of .'"1)'. OhfIO-481: ass, J

\ our taste in the mouths of :\11'. and lei please mj girl I made a New' Year's resolution. not to go to Ma OfJO-M'sll.OKU) : )-Manx.
Mrs. John Q. Citizen. -but Itul'ers broke It. for Pie (030--Mane.:
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t (tight or wrong, legitimate or not ]legitimate LcMiM'iied I'p 1700-- Ma*". ...

it is difficult for the average man to fJ00WOntJf1D000r9LRi9EQQQOo CI "Many a tight nut; ob&eives AUDu"(nrl..I1. science. fI.-nl..1 Muslin lad nirwlnh .

look at a great big hulk of a :200 pound o Breezes; g Salty Sam. 'has been loosened bya 11IK)- r little wench. latter hay Sgintit Small ('impel, earner .f Mssti
six footer running around :
or more taking, a a .nil Ilirniinitliuiii:
knocks on the football field, and upon inquiry | Salty Humor From | Jewish 1!nut-Muluul meetingVedncsdjv)
Italn "hcrvliei Small Chapel MuMIn i Road and Bhmlng- I
/ learn that he's physically unfit for g Here And ThereDDDCDCDnGnnnDDDmnmC g BetterCandidate: "now did you like my hum, Avenue).

:Military service. After witnessing that [ speech on the agriculture piob-

e he walks down the street to see a frail Not Always Artist! lem ?" I From Other Papers I

looking lad in the uniform of his countJ.a .),- A girl Isnt necessarily an artist Farmer: 'Twain bad; but a

chap the husky gridder could break in when she paints and chinela.Creepy good more's"rain would) do a heap The smashing victory of our Fleet in the Second

two with his fists.I Battle cif the Philippine Sea has made more certain

It doesn't add to the citizens. As said Hands the outcome of the war in our favor.
up "11 hat do mean I
Sailor Jon It's All 111 VMnd. It has also proved beyond question that the Fleet
before, right or wrong, Mr. Average Man have nice baby hands?" Said the skunk when the wind is getting and making excellent use of the supplies
can't get it through his cranium what it is \\'A\'t:: "'l'Ilf"re" just beginning changed, "It all cornea back to me and war material hlch the American people have

all about. We can't say that we blame] him. to UN'p. now." furnished through their War Bond pur'thaws.

At least, if :Mr.[ Byrnes' order serves no That'H Ambition: road BUTthere to traverse is before still a final long way to go a bloody

other purpose it may cement in the minds "IxM,k at >'ou-10 years old Cofiie Seven, Come Eleven: We must' put everything into the and last complete crushing victor()'.

of the American public that we've got to and no ambition. What do you Knottl \\ hat are all those l policemen blows that will Insure peace and freedom for generations
J- want to he?" Inquired' the disgruntle.l doing around. the tnt\ .
wage total war 100 per cent war, not CO come And the word "eve.>thlng" mean
01114''''; National Hank ?
cent war-if we're to get this thing over lust that--our EVERY resource, physical, mental,
per "Fortytstosir, ('a.llte tM Knuti: I he lt National lUuk and financial]

I .with quickly with a minimum )IONS of life. |>rt>m|>t reply. wan robbed )ndarrday. Fighting Dollars.

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Duty Done Back JV orkroomReopens (Questions On Pag 3)) i:
\ Responsible For ANSWERS: Jap Gunfire But

I To Retirement The Red Cross workroom will Repulsing EnemyWhile 1.2. Tea Catlett.'was first Introduced to Fliers UndauntedFor

a reopen In the small chapel on England In the 17th century

' The Navy's valiant "converted Tuesday, 9 January, It was announced its small escort carrier I 3. Stalactites are the icicle- two hours and 45 minutes i

I fleet" of patrol vessels is grad this week. Sewing and weathered two hours and 40..minutes shaped formations, stalagmites, on Oct. 2", the fighter and torpedo .
.... ually receiving Its honorable discharge knitting hours will be from of shelling by four Japanese i the cone-shaped ones rising from planes of Navy Composite Squadron .1
0900 to 1600.The battleships, seven cruisers and the floor. 68 attacked Japanese battle
I I nine destroyers off-Samar on Oct. 4. Gertrude Ederle. ships, cruisers and., lestroyera, and
j The converted fleet-converted 24, Composite Squadron Four'shandful 5. No. The bunch is reversed on when they returnedto their escort
1 t. yachts and fishing boats was of Wildcat fighter and the tree with the bananas grow- carrier after 165: minutes of hectic -

, hastily mustered in and sent Avenger torpedo-bomber pilots ing upward from the handle battle their home was not as ,..p
;' against the Inquiring helped to stop and turn back the 6. From William Morris the they had left it, She had taken six
enemy fleet with bullets eight-inch shells from enemy cruisers
enemy bombs English poet and painter who designed
I early In 1942. It was the first of and torpedoes. i It but she was still .afloat and under

three waves of anti-submarine vessels The enemy warships' guns ranged I 7. Amelia Earhart. For her solo full control.
being followed by newly constructed Reporter up to 18 inches in size; our trans-Atlantic flight to Ireland on Morning broke on a calm sea
s wooden vessels which in largest was five ,Jnches. In acmor 25 May 1932. with a cloud-streaked sky Air patrols .
t turn were followed by a steel fleet 8. Demitasse small had been launched and the '
of ships. plate, in speed, in number of guns, meaning a '
r of after-dinner coffee The carrier was still at general -
of motion in land based planes, in virtually cup quarters
Now the availability of the spec. .. .QuestionMilch type everything which normally givesone term was coined in America, and when a voice from the radioIn
t tally built wooden and steel vessels picture clo you prefer-musical Naval force superiority over literally translated France it the information center reported
t plus the changing aspects of comedy, mystery, tragedy, or war another, the Japanese had a huge would mean a "half cup." "enemy surface force consistIng .
the war makes it possible for the films? advantage over the Americans the 9. The northern coast of South of four battleships, seven
U S. Navy to return to the Maritime morning of Oct 2(, America and Central America settled cruisers and nine destroyers twen
Commission, for disposal or TOM BURKE, Ylc, Personnel by the Spanish. ty miles astern, closing you."
eventual return to their Dept: "Musical comedies. The Sheer courage won the day.
owners, 10. The Savannah which sailed Then while other pilots were
many of the converted small craft horrors of war depress me. The courage of the filers who
from Savannah, Ga., in 1819 launched, their ship was brought
which were so urgently needed to BURTON SALCIDO Sic: "I'll dived their )planes through Intense _. --- under fire from enemy heavy cruis- ti
protect the coastline and convoys take a musical comedy any time, antiaircraft fire to attack ers.

?( when the U. S. was plunged Into too. Sailors who come home from the Japanese warships, of the Pensacola Reaps Kns. George F. Smith, IJSNIC.
1 .Awar, on Dee 7,. 1941 the battle fronts want to forget carrier crews which fueled, torpedo "pilot drew first blood.
--.f The hUtory of the acquisition, about war." armed and launched planes in Loins Share Of After lie had expended his
the middle of the battle of thedt'Htroy..rfiJ
conversion, and final LATHEROW Sic ,
use disposition MARY V. bombs, Kns. Smith landed on a i
of these craft serves as (W), Hangar No. 115: : "Any picture and destroyer escorts hinter carrier, borrowed a tor-
an example of meeting a war that has Sinatra in it is my which raced through heavy surface War Bonds HonorsContinued |>e'do and sent It crashing Into
emergency Purse seinerpep\ kind of picture. Why don't they fire to get within gun and the side of a Tone class enemy y
sea fishing trawlers, and yachts make more Sinatra pictures?" torpedo range of the larger enemy From Page Oneas cruiser. It was listed as "prob
J (both nail and motor) which GERTRUDE WELLS, PhM2cW warships. against $242,094,652 for the ably dunk.
were sold or chartered to the ( ), Low Pressure Chamber, Composite Four's Wildcat and same period last year, or an increase Lieut. William J. Slone, USNR
Commis-ion Main Dispensary: "Life is full of Avenger pilots, based aboard one of 88 per cent. sank an enemy destroyer of the
suspense, isn't it? So, on that account of the escort carriers of the KaU Effective allotments of uniformed Terutsukl class with three afreet
done their duty well they have I'm partial to the 'Who. ser-buflt Casablanca class, typified personnel passed the two bomb hits.
nerved an minesweepers, hydrographic dun Its.' Give me a mystery with a the courage of the fliers during million mark in November. Lieut Norman D. Johnson saw
boat, picket boats, patrol smoothie like William Powell or the hours before the enemy Sales of "E" bonds at NAS two of his bombs find their mart
and escort bouts, and! in Basil Rathbone playing the part of fleet turned. Jacksonville during November on a Japanese battleship. ,_'r
many other odd jobs entailing Hawkshaw.' Did you see William Shells were straddling its car amounted to $241,950 with 96.2 Lt (jg) Harvey L.. Lively scored
transportation or protection of Powell and Myrna Loy Jn 'The rier geysering water over the per cent employee participationand two direct hits on a Mogaml class
men and hU'IIII14"Ii.These Thin Man Goes Home' flight deck, when VC-4's Wildcatsand 13 per cent payroll participation. heavy cruiser, while his fellow torpedo

craft were armed and out- RALPH MACKEY, Sic, Sqdrn. Avengers took the air. pilot, Lt. (Jg) Jerry J. Ja-
An all-time record set
high was
fitted for their varied duties at VPB No.2: "Musical comedies, Wildcats were never designedfor coby, scored one hit.
great expense There was no Illusion preferably with Bing Crosby in strafing capital ships of war. by Navy personnel in their purchases Lt. (Jg) Thomas J. Lupo dam.agQfJ (+
of War Bonds in single
as to their limited combat ability 'em You bet they should shoot But Composite Four, known In the any another Mogami class cruiser
but they represented the only Sinatra." escort carrier fleet as "Deacon'sDemons campaign when they bought a to- with two bomb ,hits.
immediately tal of $62,568.845: in bonds during Over Leyte the fighters had their a
available source of did just that.
MARY LEE KOLASI their Pearl Harbor
Day campaignfrom
vitally needed equipment when a day than the sur.
war broke. (W), Dispensary: "I like a picture The little fighters dived down December 1 to 7. This total face action when Lieut. Charles ,4
with drama suspense, and with through the Japanese flak and was exclusive of bonds purchased C Sanders, leading a division of V'
While armament had to be limited I accompanying good acting. The swooped in low to strafe battle regularly through the Navy's pay- four fighters sighted and attackeda
I because of their frail con quality that makes a good movieis ships, cruisers and destroyerswith I roll and allotment plans, and was group of enemy fighter.plant's.
struction, as compared to war craftof that something that takes you their .50 caliber guns. Their almost three times the $23,079,770 Lieut. Sanders destroyed two of
equal tonnage, these former out of this world, holds your interest attacks killed personnel, silenced volume 'of Pearl Harbor Day 1943 them while the other three, Lt.
fishing and pleasure craft did yeoman for every minute. If a picture many small guns. Several pilots I and one and one-third as much as (fg-) Robert T Hoppe, Lt. (jg)
work as picket or patrol boats, succeeds in taking mind made five separate strafing runs I
your Navy's 1944 Independence Day I. William E. Dickey and Lt, (Jg)
convoy escorts. The"armament" off the war, or other personal on capital ships. campaign. Sabe Legatos, each accounted for
of many of these worries, it Is good entertainment." While the Wildcats strafed the Among air activities the out one
, email craft consisted of two-way ART Ylc O. D.'s Office ,____ .Jo
, VASKO Avenger pilots carried bombs and standing total was reported by -- jj---- \\
radio, a flare and abundantcourage .
gun : "Give me a gangster picture, torpedoes down through the same Pensacola whose $1,403,019 led the
on the part of their personnel i if I can't have a good war pic wall of flak. "Deacon's Demons"are WD Orders Transfer

Wherever possible, light ture. Heck, I Joined the Navy to credited with damaging two of list.Fleet personnel added consider Of 80,000 To AGF
weight depth charges and guns fight. They're a good substitute, the enemy's battleships and two ably to the grand total with their J
were mounted, but in most cases at least WASHINGTON (CNS-Trans.)
heavy cruisers with bombs and combined purchases of $6.771,214
r this class of vessel was merely a JAMES W. VAMVAS, S2c, Ba pedoes. The Pacific Fleet led the forces I fer to the Army Ground Forces of
"stop gap" in its truest sense. ker's School: "There's only one --.. afloat With $3.717.214, with the 55,000 enlisted men from the Army i1
*" answer to that question, as far as Seventh Fleet in second place, I Air Forces and 25,000 men .
I'm concerned--musical comedies. Commercials with $1,061,687.Nazis from the Army Service Forces has ;
Captain Mildred I And give me a good hot band with }'Ult S.\I.F. : I been ordered by the War Department \
! Ilt--Tommy Dorsey's, for instance." 1937 Dodge four-door sedan recently I (BPR release 14 December ,
McAfee I CHESTER FRANKOWSKI, S2c overhauled Contact T. C. Rogers! I Concentrate 1944)) "to provide in part qualified '
Visiting "
I ACMM A and K Flight Test B
. Baker's School: "Ah, Wilderness! Shift building 122 or 35U: B Crjxen St., 1 On Tricky Mines personnel where the need Is great .,
Activities Give me any picture trial stresses Dewey Park between 1UOO and 15JO i est.. The men being transferred l'
Here love and romance--even with Don ':38 Pontiac, deluxe. radio and heater IIV ('snipewspsper: Srrvlc are those "fully qualified physical.
ald Duck playing the male lead." Robert Quatsne, Music, Phone SWj't The German on the Western ly for combat duty, whose placescan
U S. Hospital
Continued>> I"rom 1'age One DORIS VARNES, S2c Commu KKNT: Front are placing great relianceon be filled by others not so qualified ,a
versity of Chicago, where she received nication's School, NATTCenter: Two JOB : room and adjoining mines and booby traps. ." ......::..
her Master of Arts degreein "Gimme, gimme, gimme music and t'hCOWio: : ltll St. Phone 8103, That in Itself Is not new, since "Men transferred will not lose ,
1928 more music. To me brother, life equipment Small furnished and small collate furnished electric apart. the enemy used this type of weapon grades or ratings held by them as ,
From 1926 to 1936 she taughtat is a song and I can't get enoughof went elettilc equipment Call 2-H27i.!: extensively in Africa, Sicily a result of such transfer," the WD i
Btyn Mawr, was appointeddean musical comedies." Jacksonville Bench, after S;00 P. M and Italy What is new are the ingenious said. Among personnel not affected .
of women and professor of MARY WOLL, PhM3c (W), Dispensary }'UKU! : I baits he is using to lure by the change are key specialists r' t
sociology at Centre College, Dan. : "No hesitation on that tires.Buick Contact Coupe Ensign IMJ model Bradford Some, extra Eat. unsuspicious GIs to death or in- combat crew members I,
ville, Kentucky, and then became answer-It's the musical comedy" No. 656. I Jury and the tricky methods of men in combat crew training ,
Dean of College Women, Oberlin -..Xt- One new Remington Streamlined concealment he is employing to and those with various specialized t/ .
Portable blue
'''College, Ohio; after that, she was Pacific Miss uniforms tf fht'"'rzi) 38. waist seine JO, prevent detection. technical skills not readily replaceable a
GIs In The of mine hasn't changed '
elected President of Wellesley. Inseam 32 Two giey worsted wool uniforms type ,
sloe\ :ja wuist JO Inseam :32. much The Teller mine Is still the
Drawn for service from this post Malteds Most Of All Hve white dress uniforms, size 3K.waist most common although: a variation wood and plastic. \
30, inseam 32. neck 15. tt D. C.
as President of,Wellesley, she .became PACIFIC (CNS-Red Cross Luther. Student Officers Quarters, known as the Riegel has made its On one division front recently,
the first woman ever to be representatives at a South Pacific lJI<1)C. 710 Room 232 appearance The Riegel is rectangular our engineers picked up 3.4W
commissioned a naval officer As base polled a group of servicemenon Reasonable Baby carriage Phone In 28530.w'ANTI:1)excellent: condition in shape and covers more mines in a single week. The engineers
Lt. Comdr. she was inducted as the question: : ground than the oval shaped have developed new devices k
ranking officer of the Women's "If you could have anything you Will store piano free, for use of same Teller which will detect the new,
Mteserve on the 31st of July, 1942, wanted what would you ask for In private home. Best care assured. I To cheat our metal mine detec- non-metallic mines, but they aren't
/hen the initial plans called for flwt?" Phone 2-2073, Mrs: \V IseIOST I tois, the Germans' have devised a saying anything about them for

1,000 commissioned officers and The winner, by a big margina Crawford waterproof shockproof ,, boxed non-metallic mine, known I II publication yet.Engineers ,
10,000 enlisted women. Under her rold malted milk watch with grey leather strip with gold as the Papp, which is made of I II officers say: "Thereis
guidance the Women'fReserve has Next in order were (2) a Juicy clip Lost night I at armory Contact In Helen JacksonviileSunday Lee :I I cardboard and glass. Another I no mine we cannot detect, and '

expanded to over eight times that steak, ((3)) the cup that cheers and AMMIc, AAR Shop T3, or WAVE Barracks -glass mine looks like a chafing once detected, there Is no mine si
figure. ((4)) a beautiful girl. 713. Phone 93GO.. I dish. Still others are made of we cannot de-activate."
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Six JAX AIR NEWS 4 January, 1945

Gunning For 10th Win Row

Here Saturday Against Miami NTS

Hot as a house afire, the Station's Fliers now have nine enemy scalps hanging from

their basketball belt with nary n loss to splotch their record. 4))

The Fliers go gunning for Victory No. 10 Saturday night against the Miami Navy,

Tars at 2000 in the Mainside Auditorium. Next week the Station courtmen take on two

respectable foes-A( ) the Jacksonville Coast Guard team,.which..whipped NATTC, here
Tuesday at 2030, and (is) university 01 ueorgia Bulldogs

NAS Fliers Rated here Friday, 12 January.
Coach Sax Elliot's capers gathered momentum this past

12th In CountryThis week by rolling over the Pinellas (St. Petersburg, Fla) Army

week's Dunkel National Air Base Mustangs and the Orlando Army AFTAC club.

Basketball Ratings rank the In blasting aside Pinellas by 58 to 36, the Fliers uncorkeda

.J Station Fliers among: the country's smooth passing game and great reserve depth Dave Kaiser
standout teams.
10 field to
rung up goals pace the
The Dunkel rating system Station attack. Marine Charlie
places the Fliers 12th In the Golf Is Given Big Huntsinger, a newcomer on the
nation on the basis of early re
Flier five, got off to a good start
4 turns. Of the 12 top teams, by sinking five goals and one free
seven are service crews. They Shot In Arm Here
are Norfolk NTS, Great Lakes, toss.The game was enlivened by
Norman Okla., Navy, Bain- Is brief fisticuffs in the last half
Course Improved;
bridge Navy, St Mary's Preflight when Bill Simpson, Station center
Buckley Field and Jack Complete Schedule and Stan Waxman, Pinellas star,,
sonville NAS.
mixed it up. Simpson was ejected
The University of KentuckyIs Made For SeasonThe
< aoa from the contest. Waxman, former
the rated aheadof
only quintet
Naval Air Station golf NYU hoopster, piled up 1m ..
the Fliers in the south, according
to lead
points the Army.Elliot' .
has face and the
-II to Dunkel. course a new
+ links expert who "lifted" It is Jack Fliers displayed a
.q 9 Harvey, SpA)2c.( ) He is the course "flrehouse" brand of ball again
Tuesday night and smashed Or-
pro.Under direction lando's strong A FT AC men by
Harvey's painstaking
the unexpectedly lopsided score
the links have been com
of 61-33. The Orlando outfit had
pletely altered and the finishing
won eight games before barging
touches are now being put on the into the Station.
e ; nine holes. Improvements include The Station squad led by 22.11
general reconstruction to make the at halftime, but superior reserve
layout a regulation course, length
e strength wore the visitors down in
.. .. ening of the links by some 1,100 the stretch. Kaiser and Huntsinger
yards, enlargment of the greens again sparked the attack.
and the planting of new grass. One of the most significant factors
The rebuilt course now stretchesfor about the Fliers: pair of wins
3,100 yards and par has been this past week was that they were
Increased from 33 to 35 for the achieved despite a slight slump
nine holes. by Joe brilliant
Trosper, forward.
Harvey Is veteran professional Trosper was off form, but the Fliers
hating Instructed golf at offered conclusive evidence
3 theo Cohasse Country Club of that there is no manpower short-
"( South Bridge, Mass., for 10 age here for Kaiser and Huntsin-
J ears. ger & Co. atoned for his tempo-
With a bigger and better course, rary relapse.Coach .
the golf pace is going to be step Elliot augmented the
ped up on the Station and a full squad with several new additions
lULL DEMAKS winter program has been mapped Including Bill DeMars and
He' fait and a smooth shooter 19 yean old 5'1T' Continued On rage Seven Bill Lrckonby. The Flier varsitynow
played high school ball In New York City a native of Brooklyn he'san numbers 16 members. Theyare
ARM3c. F:
1 1t
(Including Jewry numbers):
t 3A Kaiser 9, Trosper 6, DeMars 10,
Huntsinger 13 Simpson 22, Cordon -
T4&'or/ Hodde 8, Gil Brown 4, Leckon-
+1r by 21, Howard Strum 20, Leonard
A Continued On Page Sc\en
1 --iiI-
Wanna May, Ofikt'rs1
Officers interested in playing
basketball are urged to contact
Lt. Sax Elliot at Ext 408.

The Station WAVES Intramural
basketball team takes on the NAS
By Bernard Kahn, Y3c Civilian women at 1830 Friday
t In the three years since Pearl harbor there have been night, 12 January, in the Mainside

1 many times when words like "horse racing" and "dog racing" Auditorium.made The of WAVES Intramural who squadis did

have stuck in our throat, like a fish bone caught crosswise. not make up the varsity team.

One of these times was last week when a devout race addict I
with malice aforethought tried to pick an argument JOE TROSPER
t An unorthodox hot, end deadly
with us about Uncle Sam's crackdown on the tracks and professional from difficult angles 23 year
old 5'6" an all-conference
sports, in general. tar for Oklahoma City University
"Don't you believe the government should leave racing he'i a home SpA)2c.Bowling town, Oklahoma City .

alone?" asked the fellow, who answered latest scores and the winner of the '" 11 P :

his own question before we fifth at Tropical. It is not that we
could sandwich in a word edgewise. Leagues
do not think the boys overseas follow
"Sure, racing should continue. It s
here home
the sports parade at
entertains lots of people and pays for there can be no mistaking this Open 15 JanuaryLeague
L enormous taxes. Why you know as
fact, but some observers are inclined
well as I do that the boys in to place too exaggerated a bowlers will start 'em
the Armed" Forces want all sportsto value upon this interest. rolling at the Mainside alleys on ,

go on. The news has been prominently Monday, 15 January, according to ,
bt NUTS! displayed in the papers for weeks an announcement made by Lt, Ray r

Such unauthenticity of state that our buddies in Europe have Reeves. .
ment should not be permitted to been handicapped by a shortage; of Original plans called for league r
circulate without contradiction and shells. It comes at a grave hour play to begin this week, but the i. '
'- we are positive that sports people I when the the Huns are trying desperately alleys are being resurfaced and
F themselves do not agree with it, to turn the tide of battle.In they'll be whipped into Al shape
fc The time is ripe for that laugh, I view of this grim news it is for the official competition.Any .
k which has been held up our sleeve, self evident that all unnecessary units interested in entering
i to appear on our face when we enterprises which hamper the war teams In the officers or enlisted
hear someone say that the men I effort at home are not only delayIng men's leagues are requested to
and women in uniform really want I the day of victory, but are allowing contact Lt Reeves (ext. 498)) before ,
racing and all sports to continue, many of the enemy to live 9 January. Rules, regulationsand t
regardless. and go on killing Americans. schedules will be made avail. '; ,Y
Personally we have nothing Sport, so far, has an hon- able to team captains before the DAVE KAISER
against horses and dogs-in fact, orable record In wartime. It has circuits begin functioning. An all around steady performer anal
-, ona of our best friends is a dog- tightened Its belt a few notches a consistent 2I old point, ,getter freshmun. 61' ,,
current arguments which and carried nobly, contributing ball
but the on for University Wisconsin .
are raging over racing, etc., give to war funds and charity Synthetic Captures from Milwaukee he', an AOM3c. f
us a feeling of nausea. Uncle Sam even more, perhaps!, than any Volleyball LaurelsThe /a
has emphatically declared that other business. League Basketball Is Y

races are playing havoc with man- That sports intends to play ball Synthetic girls won the
power by encouraging,absenteeismIn I with GI Joe and gracefully accept WAVES Volleyball league championship Started On Station
war plants and, by Jove, we'll I added restrictions is made crystal by going unbeaten in Following the holiday breathingspell
'wager our last clean blouse that I clear by the reaction of the nation's seven matches. Here are the final action began Tuesday in the .i
the boys overseas are not going sports writers themselves to the loop standings: I Station basketball leagues for officers
t to shed any tears over the shut crackdown. Those fans who yam. w. L. ret.I and enlisted men.
down.Boiled mer for racing to go on apparentlydo Synthetic Ml 7 52 0 J.noo:.714 i Competition in the leagues will
down to lift basic oils, not read the sports pages for Officer 4 3 .571 continue throughout :March, and
the objective of the govern the chaps who make their livelihood WAVES Unit 3.4 .429 wide a
p- ment's recent sports edict Is to by writing about the gamesare Parachute Loft 2 2 5 .2h6.286 Cup and open the race Commandant's for the Admiral's Cup Is ?t
fight the war with all we have, placing patriotism ahead of Supply 2 5 ..2X6NAOtC anticipated. The first standings f)
the Idea being to get It won and their pocketbooks.For 0 7 .000 will be published next week.
over with. example, Ralph McGill, -

r To hear some uninformed blokes I noted Atlanta columnist, greeted Honor Benny LeonardLt. greatest credit on the sport" by the GILBERT: IWOWAf '
tell K you'd think that the men the race track announcement with Cdr. Benny Leonard, ex-light New, York Boxing Writers recent years old:l r. afreshmann
overseas can do without shells and I I I the following commentary: "They weight champ was voted the man ly. Leonard, now overseas, will receive at Bradley Tech before entering Navy
K rations, but they must have the Continued on Page Seven I "whose conduct has reflected the a plaque when he returna he's. a home Marine town 2nd, Princeton lieutenant, 111 .

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4 January.. 1945 JAX win NEWS Pace Seven

4 Down For The Count Forrestal Brands NEW FLYING SUIT SAFEGUARDS-

] ___n_ BaH BaaBBnaEBaanBBBBananB
Reports of

Losses As False "

ilt' Fighter pilots are now wearing armor against the force of
Continued From Page One gravity in the form of a new flying suit which greatly increases their

In the Philippine Islands. The cam. ability to withstand the stress of violent combat maneuvers.
paign began with our first raids, The new suits are the result of more than three years' development .
4JI. prior to General.Mac Arthur's landings of the Navy's Bureau of Aeronautics and Bureau of Medicine and
on the.island of Formosa on Surgery. They have been used with success by both Army and Navy
Oct. 11 (West Longitude). It has fighter pilots.A .
continued since the Second Battle fighter pilot making a pass at the enemy may have a pressureequal
.;t', of the Philippine Sea with our to three or four times his weight (or three or four "g'.' as it I is
carrier based air cover over the commonly called), pulling the blood away from his brain for as longas
I Philippine Islands and with our 20 or 30 seconds. In coming out of a steep dive, the time may be
landing on Mindora. This campaignis only a few seconds, but the pull may be eight or nine times the forceof
still in progress. gravity. Under these circumstances his brain soon becomes foggy
"Having driven the Japanese and his sight blurred. lIe is a "sitting duck" for enemy pilots.In .
Fleet from the Philippine area, the the past, the only answer to this phenomenon, known as "black-
United States Navy in the phasesof ing out," has been perfect physical condition and careful flying. The .
the campaign since Oct. 25, has new Anti-Blackout suits Antl-G suit, Z suits or Zoot suits, as they
s'a been pitted, not against enemy Naval have been variously called, will effectively prevent "greyout" and
forces primarily, but against "blackout," and will greatly increase the pilot's ability to maintain
enemy land-based air forces. clear vision during combat maneuvers, according to a Navy Depart
"We have succeeded in this latter ment announcement. '

z phase of the Naval campaignfor
the Philippines just as we suc- U. S. Occupied Germany Becomes, : I
i ceeded in the Second Battle of the

Philippine Sea. We sustained damage .
Laboratory For Rule I
4: I in this latter phase, when we Military ,
were fighting primarily against or ramp newspaper service!
.Japanese land-based air power, just The "fingernail" of German territory
as we sustained damage in the Japs Are ToughTo now held by American
Second Battle of the PhilippineSea troops is serving as a laboratory
,11.t when we were fighting the where military government officers
Hill{ As U. S.
Japanese fleet. are learning, by practical experience
.t The Navy has not announcedthe many lessons which will
> a damage Inflicted on Its vessels Discover prove useful when much more of
e during this second phase of Troops the enemy's country comes under
v f b4
1' .. ........x ,.., .- the Philippine campaign. The our rule.
reason that the Navy has not By Camp Newspaper Service The occupied territory of Germany -
ruente of the WAVES
i varsity basketball team Is down,
,' but she's not out Hilda fell down and went boom, but she picked announced damage Inflicted on In one of the major divisionsof over which Gen, Dwight D.
Its surface vessels during this the Army General Staff-S-3- Eisenhower now rules begins on
herself off the hardwood after this picture was taken and returned
'e to action. Prfscilla Holman and Inez Halts of the varsity are shown! period Is the usual one of military experts are constantly collecting, a flat,Windmill.dotted plain north
security. We do not wish and balanc- east of the little Dutch town of
t.. guarding Betty Hall who has the ball. Janet Hrasher of the Intramural examining, weighing t
: : squad Is in the background. I'. S.-The WAVES varsity defeated the Japanese to know what ships ing with other factors the lessons Sittard and extends southward beyond -
I' the Intramural girls, 82-7. they hate hit, nor to what extent learned from combat in ,this war ruined Aachen.
... vessels have been injured, That which is pertinent and valu- This occupied Germany has
Fliers .Gun For 10th nor how soon they may be backIn able Is incorporated Into training 250,000 population before the Nazis
The RunwayContinued action. doctrine. began evacuating it. Probably:
Win In Row Saturday "The Navy's necessary silenceon Capsuled below are some of the fewer than 50,000 are left. Its
Continued From Page Six From 1'*ge Sic damage inflicted during the sec- reactions of U. S. soldiers, officers predominant population today is
Serfustinl 5, Don Gothicr 11, have closed up the horse tracks and ond phase of the Philippine Naval and EM, to the fighting on Kwajalein the American Army, which doesn't
James Levine, Tommy Bishop, W. one wonders why they didn't do campagin has left the field clear and the Palaus in the South I regard itself at the moment as an
-' D. Laske, Ted Schroeder and Sam that long ago." Bill Cunningham for the Japanese to make fantastic Pacific They were culled from a army of occupation, but as an
I Snyder. .. of the Boston Herald, one of the claims, perhaps fishing for information series of 10 articles appearing In army poised for further invasion.
Fliers 62 Orlando 35 highest paid sports writers in the the Army newspaper Midpaciflcan That fact conditions the character
:r. ; business, said: "Perhaps the best way to assess On one fact every fighting man, of the military government.
The summary who was Interviewed, agreed. The Its temporary regime is in the
"It the results of
:i Orlando At'TAG FG. FT. TI' was long overdue Enough Japanese air attacks
Goodney. 1. 6 2 14 gasoline has been used by race- against our Fleet since the Second Jap is a darned hard so-and-so to area of active military movementIt

..i/ Jorgensen. f. 4 1 9, goers to fuel another invasion Battle of the Philippine Sea is to kill.Said Is under German shellfire by
Scullion, t, 0 0 0 ask Max day; German bombs fall on it at
Chandler, f. 2 0 4 I have never been able to see any whether those attacks have Sgt. Kay, rifle squad
I Stephens, c, 1 0 2 place for professional sports at all disrupted our plans for future ac- leader: "We saw three Japs run night. Tanks and anti-tank guns
1 1 Howard, c. 0 Oy 0 in a nation at war, Sports, with all tion. They have not. The fall of across a small clearing and disap- are dug into potato fields. Impor.that .
McDonald,. g. 2 g q the standard trappings that war Leyte and our landing on Mindoraare pear into a covered dug-out. So artillery emplacements may
,,,1 t Freeman g. 0 0 0't restrictions permit, are all right for a concrete demonstration that we decided to try to knock out the be camouflaged in sugar beet
Sawyer. g. 0 0 0 school kids. In fact, they belong. they have not."Another I. dugout with fragmentation hand fields.
k .kionville. Jo'O. FT. TI'. that have even been using Army our carrier raids on Luzon. Our "There ,was no enemy fire com- Lewis Gannett, of the New York
1 ( Kaiser Trosper.I.f. 7 5 0 1 ]1V 4 and Navy personnel with the sanction amphibious attack on Armoc is another ing from the dugout, but we knew Herald Tribune, a front-line cor-
.i. Laake, f. 0 0 a of the Services. But the rest, Our troops freedom from that there were at least the three respondent has called a "Teutonic
Levine, f. 0 0 0 I haven't been able to see." surface ship bombardment on we had seen inside it and there Ghetto." They are not permittedto
..;'f LGothler.. c., f. 1 1 And Grantland Rice, the dean of Leyte and :Mindora is still another."In were probably more. Under the stand and talk in the streets.
.,.r 3 American sports writers, wrote: spite of all the Japanese have covering fire of BARS and some Throughout most of the region,
Strum nC.e. 2 ODemars. g 3 "Racing Isn't the only sport that been able to do, both with their Mis, several of us crawled up they are permitted in the streets
,i Serfustinl. g,. g. 0t O will face the axe. There is sure to Navy and with their land-based close enough to throw grenades. only on certain hours of the day.

+ Hodde. g. 2 g :4 be a sweeping reclassification of aircraft, we and not they are win- Two of them exploded in the door- In one area, for instance, it is
y Bishop g. 2 all 4-F's not engaged directly in wing the campaign for the Philip way of the dugout. between noon and 1300, when
Schroeder; g. 0 0 0 war production. For example, there housewives do their
Huntslnger, g, f 4 12 pmes. We dominate the waters "We threw four more, deep Inside shopping.
are 250 big league ball players around those islands and the air the hole. The Japs were Farm workers are permitted to go
j Totals" 27 8 62 classified as 4-F who will be re- over them. In the ordered courseof groaning inside, and those of us to the fields at dawn, but must

aid ersonal 4. Powers fouls 3,:Coodney Jorgensen. 2, Trosper 4. McDon-2, examined-and should be. Also, events, General MacArthur, who were close up could hear the return by 1730. Only the Amer
DoMars 2, Serfustinl 2, Leckonny 2, there is a large number of pro- beating down a tough Japanese scraping of their bodies as they ican-appointed mayor doctor,
Hunulnger, Simpson l Bishop. Jloride, fessional football players and college Army, will liberate the Philippine moved over the floor. A Jap. like priest and town policeman have
Kaiser, Stephens and Freeman. Free football players who will be Islands permits good at hour.
themselves. any daylight
throws missed: McDonald 4, Stephens a snake, must never be considered
4 Jorgensen 2. Gothicr 4, Leckonby 2, reclassified And there Is a strong ---=- I dead until he quits moving so we Each house bears on its door a
Freeman and Chandler. Officials: Close.Trosper chance that those who are passedup placard listing the inhabitant,
4. Simpson, Levine Powers, for active war duty will be Gis Get ExtensionIn tossed in the rest of our fragmen- their occupatio. and
Nom Iowa) and, Carter (Auburn). tation grenades, which made a ages.
; --liI- called to some essential form of Job total of 20. In each of the 20-odd towns in
war help, apart from sport. Applications the territory, American authorities -
"Most of satisfied then
Fliers, 58; Pinellas, 36 "It isn't any sport alone. It is WASHINGTON (CNS) Con- that nothing us were could have lived after careful checking, have

rlnrnu FO, FT, 'I'PCuecla the massed front of so many sports gress has extended the period dur- through the shower of steel fragments named temporary burgomeisters,
t. 1 0 6Allt. that use up' gasoline, men needed ing which an honorably discharged and the concussions of the who are responsible for order and
: t. 2
n. for war work, travel accommodations -
veteran of this war apply for food distribution. None is paid,
Weber t. 0 2 2 may 20 grenade explosives, confined
>, Woods, g 3 1 7 and so forth. And it isn'teasy his old job from 40 to 90 days. in the comparatively small Inte- but some towns already are installing -
gg. I I IWaxmnn to discriminate Selective Service regulations have rior of tax systems. Food dis-
}'Ileac'I ', 0 "Yet there will be plenty of sport the hole. The men beganto
made the time extension tribution, except in a few
retro- cases
II 8 2 18 move away. Some of the more
In 1915, but it won't be big time,
., active to cover all men who had curious stayed behind watching. where whole villages were evac-*
Totuls 15 8 36 big money sport: In an all-out, 100
uated to
been discharged within the 90 days camps the rear, Is left
I Almost immediately two dazed but
Jacksonville (A4 }'U. FT. 1'1'
per cent war, there can be no discrimination
Kaiser, t. 10 0 20 prior to( Dec. 8, 1941, the date on very much alive Japs ran stumbling entirely to German officials and
Trosper t. 0 1 1 of any sort, We have which President Roosevelt signedthe out." varies from village to village In

Hoode fern t. f 1 0 1 2 2Gothler with already a 60 found cent out we effort can't against win i amendment effecting the It's hard to believe that a man Cangelt, each resident is allotted
0 0Simpson per change Disabled veterans who I 300 pounds of potatoes to
c. could stay alive in a fortified emplacement carry
-: e. 8 1 1 Germany and Japan. The public at require hospitalization following from him until the next harvest. This
after aflame
a jet
, Strum, e. 1 0 2 large, including every form of
. their discharges! for same ration was accorded
.1 ( DeMars, g. 5 0 10 sport, should get back of this 100 may apply thrower had passed completely under
, Brown, g. :2 3 7 their former Jobs within 90 days through it. nut we have German rule, and the old ration
with 100 cent
cent effoit
Levine, g 0 0 per per following completion of hospital- cards are still used.
gIAakE' the of Charles Johnson
Serfustlni: S. 2 4 support until the war is won. Sgt. ,
g. 0 0 0 Sports can take it, and we hope ization, providing they do so within assistant rifle squad leader, that burst in another part. Some
Bishop 0 0 a of the service. are
g. leaving
year this happened in the South Pa
that the fans at home can, tool!
JAockonby, If 0 0 0r -'-iI- arranged so that even the flame-
---- -
Personal '8 58 I audience.Jan. Familiar """ cific.Says Sgt Johnson: "Some Jap thrower, a weapon normally regarded -
fouls: Weber 2 Fllcgel 5, 18-19-20-21 Kickers tournament as conclusively cleaning
Girl: "Am I the first girl that pillboxes and bunkers have shelves
Shuler 4. Kaiser 4,. Huntslncer 2, Tros- out an emplacement, falls.
per 2, Gothler, 1 own, Simpson and Pick your own handicap you ever kissed? and partitions in them, so that "Dunn
:Bishop. for each 18 holes Par Mill be Benny: "Now that you mentionit the occupants In one part are pro- our op-
drawn between 70 and 80. En- erator, fired a long jet into one
Golf Is Given Big you do familiar. tected from a grenade or shell
tries must ha made at the Golf end of a bunker and the flames
: Shot In Arm Here Shop with Harvey on or before Composite Three Had Only Two Chances came out the other end. In spite!
''p Continued From Page Six: January 10. Play must be In of the blistering heat, and smoke
; out for divot diggers. One of the threesomes.Jan. Al Enemy Planes But Made Good On 'Em that had gone completely throughthe

I 1 highlights will be an exhibition bya 25-26-27-28: NAS Officer .- .. -.- bunker a Jap emerged a few
quartet of nationally known professionals handicap match play tourney for Navy {,;'omposlteliquaaron:: inree, Composite Three pot in some of seconds later, unharmed, and
le .\ at a date yet to be Admiral's Cup. back in the states for a well earn- its best strokes. At the day's end raised his rifle to fire at Dunn.
\ : designated. Jan. 31, Feb 1.2: WAVES officer ed rest, encountered enemy planes the score was one hit on the bat- Dunn saw him just in time and
.., ', Eight teams composed of eight and WAVES kicker 18 hole only twice during a tour of dutyIn tleship Nagato one torpedo and fired his flame at the Jap, who
t' players each will participate in a event. the Pacific but cashed in on four bomb hits on the battleship toppled backward engulfed in the
round robin. Each team will play Feb. 1-2-3-4: NAS enlisted men's each opportunity by downing 17 Kongo; 15 hits on the Nachi and blaze. When the smoke had clearedthe
every rival one time. Entries will handicap match tourney for Welfare Jap planes, 12 of them in a sin- another heavy cruiser of the same Jap had crawled back into the

'" represent NAS officers, NATTC Officer's Cup. gle action. class, and two rocket hits on a bunker where he died. The point
".' officers, NAS enlisted men, NAT Feb. 8-0-10: :Mixed foursome ,. In addition to flying the usual Terutsuki class destroyer. is that the Jap survived the first
TC student officers, staff officers, medal play meet for WAVE officers anti-submarine patrols, Composite After the action, Composite burst of flame inside the bunker
f j and Medical and Dental of NAS and officers; officers and Three participated In the following Squadron Three pilots and air- and was still an aggressive men.
and the Hospital. wives; enlisted men and WAVES; operations: Saipan Tlnian. Guam crewmen returned to find a bat ace."
The golf schedule for the Station enlisted men and wives. In the Palau, and Leyte, Philippine Islands tered yet operating carrier. She '-S-
t follows: event you do not have a partner for an average of 68 combat had taken 15 hits, 14 of them from Would De NiceA
Jan. 7-8-0-10-11: a golf talkie Harvey will assign you one. sorties and 215 combat hours the rifles of a Japanese battleship gold-bricker-. a guy' who
and movie will be shown to oftiI Feb. 15-16-17-18$ : Officers teamvs. per man. and one from a heavy cruiser but j would like to drown his Troubles
I, t enlisted men's team. Each two It was in the Second Battle of she continued to fight until the -but he. can't get the CPO to go
officers: man team may win three points. the Philippine Sea. Oct. 24, that enemy fleet retired. In swimming .






Eight CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 4 January, 1945
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Civilian Employees' News Accessories I They Discuss Future Programs : I

Editorial Offices --

Personnel Relations Office, Bldg. 13 DivisionBy
Telephone Extension 8885 I
The Civilian Employees' News a two-page section of the Sax: Air \%'. F. Schneider I

News, is devoted to reporting; the news of the Naval Air Station's Sentiments from the late "A" I
Civilian Employees and is sponsored by theF.ntployH'S' Shift (now the "B" Shift) :
r Association\ for Civil Service Employees Just a bunch of lazy bones these 1
Officers mornings as wq get a chance to

William O. Kincald, President Phillip D. Myers, Treasurer ignore the alarm clocks the s'r
Polly Vetter, Secretary bugler blowing a 5i5 a. m. ,reveille ; 4F. 4
Directors Yes, we rather like the switchto
George H, Martin Melt C. Jackson the night shift: for a' change. ., : F t,
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Woods Now let us "B" for the ,next two
Phillip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffie months, get down to some real I 1
Daniel R. Whiddon William O. KincalJ effort and watch the work turn '1I.
Polly Vetter out.Our |I.
best wishes for
a speedy
News Reporting Staff
I A recovery to Ruth Jones of the
Assembly and Repair: Electrical Instrument Department,

Maintenance ................?. ?.......-......... ... ....................W a I tet Riviere[ who is in the hospital with pneu- '
I Accessories ............................................................W. T. Martin monla. We hope that by the time
Metal and Machine....................Delma E. Register, "Slim" Hyler this is punted she is back on the
| Engine Overhaul ........_...............................-............Lillian Lindsay job again. J. Robt. Rossington, of
i Progress .................................................;............................,Torn Quinn the same department, is the proud
Aircraft Overhaul .....................?.?......-..._.............Amelia Drawdy papa of a lusty baby girl; weight
f Interim Overhaul ...............*-.........._............................Laura Adams 7 Ibs. 1 oz. We can't help think-
Production Eng. .............._........................._......................Don Ragin ing how nice It will be for pop'
Production Eng. ............?................................:...................J. H. Silver when she grows up and marries a
Inspection and Survey: rich man; then J. R. can sit back

:M & Accessories ...................................................Ruth C. Ralsch and take it easy. The event Just
Assistant-Frank Moriarty missed being a Christmas presentby

Aircraft Oveihaul................................................Muriel E. Mitchell one day.
Supply Department.....................................................Priscilla GlennA Rig new of thIs past week
& R Depts..................Ora L. Dixon. R. Gagnon Sala Verner \vas HIP tnnrrtair of our. malt I
Mary Markham, W. E. Schneider, Charles Ray I t'IIKlblehl1ri.i;( r:snapper-of the- runt i\isioii oiticer, I.t. (010) t;. l'. \\'. MrCamlleHH and Main*
Public Works Dept .. ......... ............. ........ .... ... .......Ethel Shanahan Pressure Instrument Department tenance Foreman II. A. Saner get together on "top planning" ..,-
Ethel Mathews, Louise Abraham --
-none other than the |ItOP- -
Caroline Howell, Barbara Faulkner ular Decker Smith. The I
I Supply Department .......... .. .. .... ......... ................Leola Jones missus new
was the former Dell
I Ixnelare of Jarkson\ille.: Th. Inside Public Works
---- -- happy couple are "mooning" at

some unknown place\ thin week ..
Contest For Rich Bond and we all wish them the bet of fly Ethel: M. Shanahan

t"'er..thln Incidentally, this I SAFETY .sl Our news is reported several
Prizes In HomestretchBig was somewhat of'n secret and By E. Armstrong- J days in advance of publication so
many of his close friends thoughtIt we won't have the last tag-ends: of
would come as a surprise, but Safely Engineer the 1944 happenings. Of course a
Recruiting Campaign For Workers Will End your reporter Ktlll gets the Just as the boys are "STOP, lot can and may occur as the old
>> with chocolate PING 'I is nearing its end and 194?
scoops; syrup THEM COLD" on the battlefronts year
Soon; Introduction Cards May Yet Be SecuredThe and-oh nuts! today so do we have the, lis being ushered in!!II! A HAPPY

big recruiting campaign contest is .closing the end It was orange blossoms for Cli- I opportunity, and it is OUR re NEW YEAR to all with the
of January doesn't take much to qualify for the 23 War ma G. Ellrey of the Electrical Instrument sponsibility to "STOP COLD" our thought that our most desired
Dept., who made a short common enemy here, on the home wish may be realized before an.
Bond Prizes being offered to those Civilians and Naval per- trip to Tampa over the Christmas I front other year IJasses.Answering .
' sonnel at the Air Station who send in the most workers. 1
new holidays, In fact the blossoms ACCIDENTS or shall we say challenging
However, this can be checked only by the use of the official were still\ on the branches of the I the question of whom is
: .
jniraoucuon uarus; wmcn can oe oranges which she brought back Figures for 1914 are not yet the first Civil Service employee oa
m obtained from the Supervisor. for distribution throughout the available, but here's the dope for this Station we offer N. C. Farmer -
t The Introduction Cards, bearingthe I Vapor Trails shop. I 1913 You may not believe it, I Civil Engineer, Design Section.He .
name of the prospective employee Now that the holiday season has but it's true! and in case you checked in October 1939 when
and the name of the person FROM SUPPLY INSPECTION"Ky ended, how about cutting down I I don't believe it, ask someone who the office for the Statlon-to-be activities
giving it to him, will be recordedas Prlvcllla Glenn that nasty-looking absenteeism II was included in the figures below. I was in the Barnett Na
they are presented by the applicant Talk record and give our very best to Or If his Injury was of the s'riousnature. tional Bank Building. Who else's
at the Employment Office about good singing! Come supporting the guys In the fox then ask his family I record of longevity can equal it?
at the main gate of the Naval down to our office one of these I holes around the world, and our I they are the ones who suffer. Lt. Conulr. (i. .A. DanleU ha
Y Air Station. The cards not only I days and hear Kirkland, Oralls, friends who have left our shop for ISJflnu: In ] w provide a way to determine which Payne, Neef, and LaFreniere give the fleet. Perhaps they could giveus HI I.I.FOI: |:.N 194S KT.! M) for the Publicorks.. Your
MINT! *.>,000,()<>!>,"l>0
with the There's nothing
harmony. an earful about how new nsswIulpH (
persons are sending in the most i critical All that here at home!!! hope you like
n new employees for the contest, but better than a good male quintet these times really are! Enough man-hours to run a Jour new duties and welcome
they also provide a personal introduction especially ours. The "A" Shift, of 706, enjoyed a War-time Plant employing more you to their Intricate! mate of
to the Employment Office Attention Farmer, Gibbs, and Christmas dinner recently that than a million workers for one pipes!| wires and work
Howard: Come up and see me brought out quite a few of the year!!! Kenneth Markert (Lab.) Is on
There will be an intensive! sometime. We really should know good folks. Henry Letlen served Think of it. Ask yourself, "AmI leave with quite a reunion at his
I publicity drive during January each other, since we're in the same the punch and although "Nix" I doing ALL I can to back up the ,'I home His family from Indiana
r on the radio, In the movie houses division now. Even though you complained of a stomach ache, we boys over there?" "Am I being and Mis. Markert'a family from
and In the newspaper Tell work in town, I still want to meet believe he will\ recover by next careful, and avoiding costly ]MIS Palm Beach are visiting for the
jour friends about the jobs open Christmas, anyway.We TAKES ?" holidays.It .
at the station and If they Inquire you.I asked Morris if he was mar- I hope that E. J. Reldler's AM I 11177 is rumored that a certain enlisted
4? about work be sure to ried the other day and he said, wife Is back on her feet soon. Ed man In a certain Lab. is
F give them an Introduction Card "Yes, very much so!" Why, Morris has been thinking- about taking a ----- -- looking for a new girl friend as
M you ran get credit In the you'd think it was for my information course in home nursing, might from his conversation his old one
contest. instead of for your per come in handy at that. "Chips" From mysteriously disappeared Just be
Employees and Supervisors may sonnel record card. Wonder why a gift of baby rattlers fore Christmas. Wonder why?
obtain more official Introduction Poor Mr. Hart, the man with was made to one of our bach- John Baffa, Asst. Engineer for
Cards at the Employment Office I the whispering voice, had. to elors recently. Could It be that Shop Twenty E. T. Killam, who is designing
I someone believed the Joke about Water Treatment Facilities for
or by calling\ 8885. laugh at Helen Starr when she
I whispered back at him the other his being man led for ;years and By "Mini" Tjlor the Station, has returned with hilt
RULES FOR THE $800.00 day. that his wife had presented him I Most of us who havebtE'n full of PIPE-a strong one-but we like
WAR BOND CONTEST Hood went around the ""f't'kIlt'rorfl with a little bundle ? Must have Holiday spirit and good will towarman d to have him back notwithstand.. .
1 I., CONTESTANTSContestants Christmas, asking everybody been the family laundry becausewe are now back on the Job raring
what to get certain people say "it Isn't necessarily" to go. It has been a pleasant Armchair philosophers of the
may be civilian or for Christmaslien somettody'd Christmas cards from those who Xmas the home Lab. report that the use of water
on front, but on
naval personnel who are attachedto suggest 800lethlnghl"l1 have left us: Gordon Dean Hawaii the fighting front it is a different has diminished noticeably over the
Naval Air Station its
the or. be sure to think of somethingelse ; Hilda White, Jacksonville; story. holidays. This condition will continue -
y auxiliary stations. he'd rather buy. So he Virginia Cromwell, Huntington, W. The shift change happened on I possibly until Just after the
Excluded as contestants are personnel picked them all out himself Va.; and Betty Estrella, Chicago, Xmas day this time and I for one I New Year!
who have been assigned to III. E. T. ;Manley I IK again having
That'A human
nature for you! was pleased as it gave us more
,direct recruiting and employees of I Mr. Cole had a bit of bad luck On the closing night of the late Xmas time.It I trouble with Ills\ rliiikeiis-the
the Naval Air Station Employ- He was sick the first two days of "B" shift, December 23, membersof is rumored Jack Price Is re- egg pal Ing kind. \Ve' understand
ment Office or other sections of his leave: however, he went bird the personnel staged a lovely turning to work in Shop 20. His that he wants to eat them but
the Personnel Relations Division. hunting after that. Reports are little party. Cake and coffee were many friend will be glad to see I I the :"Mrs." wants Mm to continue .

t, II. rui/KS that he did quite well Good for I served and gifts exchanged. him again He has been with the he his attention to the ones
----- -- -- has Urnlt| In production keen
Mr. Cole. : Merchant Marines. '
: The First Prize-A $20000 War you. "
Bond. Mr. Potts really squirmed when We wonder why "Martin" doesn't I ly felt by the Design Section. It
4 Committee Set Up It requested that all lunch I Iscraps .
2 Second Prizes-Each a $50.00 the others started kidding him I any more.SUm's .
War Bond. about his golf playing. He tookit To Aid RehabilitationNEW wife served his breakfast I N> Saved and delivered
good-naturedly, but he certainly in bed Xmas morning. This conversation I Mr. Peyton of the Electric Sec.. .
20 Third Prizes-Each a $25.00 I tion is back at his table after be-
got uncomfortable In the mean YORK (CNS)-Civilian was overheard between
War Bond. time. recognition of the difficulties in- two women: First woman: "Who :t ing out ill,
III. CONTEST KULES I I Everybody came In sleepy the volved In returning five million would you rather be this New i Mr. Flanders, Electric Leading.
1. Winners will be those who refer day after Christmas and said battle-worn soldiers to peace-time Year's Day?" Second Woman : I man, and Mr. Spears, Snapper,
the greatest number of appli- they'd had a good time. Ain't it pursuits with a minimum of friction "Hitler's Widow." have been on a week's leave. We
cants to the Naval Air Station : wunnerful? Is Indicated by the formationof don't know what they did but we ,

Employment Office, Main Gate, Mr. Kirkland says that he a new national organization Inventor Of Rhino Tank I selves.assume that they behaved them. J.
providing these applicants become I bagged several squirrels during the the National Rehabilitation Com 1 And speaking of Electric
bona fide employees of the Naval holidays. Nice work, Kirk. mittee. Wounded in Action Maintenance Dept., Crls makes aw.
Air Station. I Say, folks, Cubran, formerly In The committee, organized as a I fully good coffee!"! r.1r
2. A bona fide new employee i ia I Supply Inspection, came by to see non-profit corporation under the FRANCE (CNS-Sgt.) Curtis in Dorothy Holsey is a newcomer V
one who enters on duty during the I us. He was before my time, but laws of New York State seeks an Culin, who was awarded the Legion Dewitt our midst working with Miss
period from 27 October, 1911, the the old-.timers know him. initial budget of $500.000 to dramatize of Merit for developing the in the Ad. Building.
official starting date of the contest -I Well, the vapor's given out for the problems of rehabilitation "Rhino Tank" which helped smash Huntley E. Cox came to the Map
and the closing date of 29 I this trail tale, so HAPPY NEW and prepare the public for the Normandy stalemate, has been Record Section of Design to
January, 1945 and who is in a duty I'YEAR, everybody! Have a good the psychological impact of large wounded in action. A liquor sales Join the ever swelling ranks of ex-
status on the closing date of the ol' time. numbers of returning servicemen.Its man before the war, Sgt. Culin NAVY.Anny Engineers now with our
contest. No former employee of the I formation was announced at a devised a pronged iron device at-
Naval Air Station whose date of I ployment Office up to 1700 j 20! luncheon attended by 800 repre- tached to the front of tanks which A.left J. Long of the Survey "gang"has
termination of employment Is sub I January, 1915, which I is the closing sentatives of large employers and enabled tanks to shear throughthe Another to shed a Coast civles Guardsman.for
sequent to 27 October J914 will date for receipt of cards. public agencies who responded to Normandy hedgerows that the ration. the du.
county as a bona fide new em 4. To qualify for any of theprizes invitations from M/Gen. NormanT. Germans used as. defenses. The Inspection
Kirk, Surgeon General of -- ':,- Department had
ptoyee. the !
a contestant must have at visitor
a the other day. Yep, everyone t)
3. To count for a contestant the least three bon: fide new employees U. S. Army Hi Diddle Dumpling, 4 was happy to meet 2nd Lt.
] -sat
new employee. must personally pre to his credit. My son John, St. Petery, son of Mr St. Petery
Befit an official Introduction Card 5. Ties will be resolved by split There has been a dire shortage Went to bed with his stockings on, of the Inspection Department. He
signed: by. the contestant These ting1 the prizes flit 'the tied< pdsi-' 6f whiskey: In this country. So( One shoe off' has Just finished 'his training ata
cards m'y'He'"obtained1 f b'r't\' your lions"rfnAMg l roV'lying-contestants.' everyone Ms been'. .forced. to gin And one shoe on t Twin Engine Bomber School and
immediate supervisor. Introduction I 6. All decisions of the Contest and beer It: "' The kid was really pl.istered commissioned 2nd Lt. in the"Army'
cards will be accepted by the Em- Committee will be final. "Flight Dispatcher." "Flight Dispatcher." Air Corps.Page .


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I Inspection Metal Machines And Survey'& Accessories Department Div.Ruth RECRUIT A FRIEND I

"*" ""**
Kalftch .___ >
-------- JH|
Bernice Boyle, Frank Morlarty, ,
AanIslant.Let's : y-
extend all the extra effort i ,
our bodies, and brains will endure rV

now that our country needs' our

production and support more than -.- J r 6' 1he
, A ever. All of us have sons daughters
, ... or relatives in the service who ALLIES
are depending: on us for this extra

effort. ,Our record this year is

going( to prove that we are backing
them up.Have Bj Leola Jone

you noticed the array of Well, here we are againbackat .. ,
new sweaters and Jackets our inspectors work giving all to this new
are wearing. Santa sure Year. 1945! Coming) along to helpus r '\1.

was good. He did not forget the were lots of new employees. r7q

young ladies in the LX.S offices. Some of these are Louise S. Gay, '. f

Several are wearing new jewelry. Georgia II. Batger, Edna Steuart, w "' ,' ,/f I
One received a bottle of perfumeall Laura Staddard, Mildred Dawson, :: \

the way from Paris. All who Helen Wahqure, Hot'ace Rice, fITh s

came near her were sprinkled free Grace Raymond, Jean O, Patter. ,

ly. Yes. your boy friends remembered son, William E. McQiay, and John

you well girls! EwoiHte. Certainly ate glad to have :. . .

DON'T FORGET TO WRITE' you with us and hope Its for a . 1. ft: ).'
long time
Open house Christina Day Some of us are already follow
ing resolutions made for this new
wan enjoyed by a number of '
the service, people at the home year. Did you make any ? Or are :'lililElif.

of Mr. Nelson, Inspector of (lie you like Henry Behreni of our ,
Instrument.. Shop. Sir.' Nelson I Engine Parts Section? Henry said
he made one resolution-quote
Hill long he remembered by
"Not to make New Year's Resolutions
any I
hose ho attended. "Several
.4 so that he wouldn't have to i i
"'nWf'rl' dinner '
guest earlier "
break any. Meyer Segal ( better '
In the da\'. known to all ot you as Shorty! I I .r Y 4g '//4!

Many from our department attended didn't agree however and he made 1 i I
the M&M dance which took i the resolution "No drinking" Well, I Ij L./; "T-1"''%

place at the George WashingtonHotel j let's see if he keeps it! Mr. Mac-

Friday December 22nd. Dullte/ of Outgoing Stores Group
High praise goes to the committeewho says his one and only resolution for

handled the arrangements, We I these twelve months is "To give
feel sure that all who attended hada and put forth my best effort In order '

very nice time. I to establish security and -
I '
We extend our sincere sympathyto peace." Well spoken Mr. "Mac" i i __ __
Nellie McPhaul whose father I and the lest of us join you in that i I ,

passed away recently lone too. Pearl Duqner has decided I ,.ut

Mr. W. L. Still Inspector Propeller to write more letters (Her husband _ _
Shop is out sick. Speedy recovery will be glad to hear that one

W. L. Hurry back! thought I.-but she must have _
known what I was thinking for she
Lucy, leslgned She is joiningher
said-.I write each day to my husband -
husband who transferred to I _
just write more)
now gonna
Corpus Christi Texas. We all missy
Catherine Smith who works in the
<.u, Lucy
I Personnel Section couldn't decideat a
Ruth Kalsch Is spending a few
first then she finally came forthwith
days in DeLand Flotidn. This isRuth's
home town and we learn I a resolution to enlarge her - -- -

the natives were glad: to have her vocabulary, (After telling this she 307 U. S. CollegesPlan
with them again I added that this was a resolution] Personals-From Personnel Relations

._-- that she made] each year). I Aviation Courses
VS. Incidentally, lime any of you J. ShollTh& -
been to the Temple heater By Phyllis Proving Grounds in that vicinity \ CHICAGO (CNSAt least 307

Plant Division Of lately ? (iiieMN you have heard Labor Board celebratedNew \\ Fide there she, attendeda American colleges and universitiesare

the "Drake Sinter.. sing., liven, Year's Eve on Saturday dame at the Arm '.Sa\'y
proud to "nay that M.HH.. night, December 30th, with a for. Country Club in \\'ashington.Doesn't making plans for teaching

A and R Moves To DKMiK: and 1XW1S DRAKE:, mal dance at the Windsor Hotelin that hound like fun? Lanier postwar courses in aviation a recent -

two of the Nong.tter* are em- the Cadet Room. From all scuttlebutt L.vmli IH on two week leave survey leveals

New Headquarters Lots of "Sallies" and "Joes" (Your writer was unhappily disabled her husband are taking in the they will want and need substantial

came back from the Christmas with the flu that night ) Orange Burl game played in quantities of usable government -

It)' Matter Uh here' holidays telling about their holiday Music: was furnished by a Navy :Miami Florida. This IN a tradition I owned aircraft equipment,

The Plant Division ot A and Renters gifts. Think one of the first band headed by Al Chelifoul, andI of the lJ'h'-.a ginnl which can be made available

1945 by taking long step we noticed was a beautiful "thirdfinger must add really filled\ the bill one too I might add. them under! the Surplus Disposal

forward Its Administrative, Engineering left hand" engagement ringon with his melodious tempos.numbers We Inez Rooks the very sweet girl law signed by the President Ot, 8.
out the fast
and Material personnel the finger of Rachael Moodyof found ) on from the first deck, had a nice I -----
that we do have some real jitterbugs -
the Timekeeping Section. WhenIs I time over the week-end visitingher
are now) established in their own midst committee Stilwell Doffs Ha'tTo
In The
newly constructed headquarters, it gonna be. Miss Moody? Also our husband's cousin in Tallahassee
of Barbara
Building 101-F. From this nerve heard that one of our gals in Purchase was composed and Her husband is now "Ing I American Soldiers
Welden Patham
center will radiate the forces that I Division got one too but Carolyn In the U. S. Navy overseas

provide) for and maintain the necessities I couldn find out her namewilllet Wynona Gregg, A, really splendid I I Marjorie Economott we all miss CARMEL Cal (CNS) "My
of production-the plant you know later. (Incidentally job was done by all three you and hope you will be with us : hat's off to this generation" Gen.
stand" in
and which of in Purchase is the know we all "united I W, Stilwell ,
its facilities equipment.To one you all very soon. We'ie all sorry for) the Joseph told Interviewer
for I
lucky gal? ) humbly saying in a recent conference here
keep everything ticking in a misfortune that befell you last
Say It wait certainly knell to the effort put forth Refreshmentswere "I'm "
for them
complicated aircraft overhaul plant which w :k, and do hope we can offer
welcome back a former employee served at 10:30: P. M" \
like A&R requires quite a team of ours who hu been on consisted of) 313 sandwiches (made some comfort to you upon your "The Army must have done an
ever 400 in fact. And the working return to the Labor Board. excellent job of training" the gen-
Military .'lIrlou h. By name, by our committee) members), potato I
schedule runs around the clock 24 etal said "The soldiers are more
Rufus I'eurlfoy. lie really look chips, cheezits and olives. I Carolyn Elliott and her husband
hours per day seven days a week. good and we're glad to have himlisted might add that all was consumed Merrill, ARMlc, really did makeup I amenable to discipline and I think

Little wonder that our slogan Is In the active files again. The Employees] Association was for lost time over this holiday. the war picture" was better pl'e-
"Never a dull moment"! of the This was the fiist Chtistmas they rented to them.
It'll be a grand day when tlxj'reall well represented with some j
Behind the scenes much planning back, agree? members of the Board of Director I have spent together for four jeais Gen. Stilwell conceded that the

must be done and that's whywe've Well folks guess that's all for ,. Now this was a huge event They visited both of their families I Japs too are good soldiers by viri .
built new quartets Our offices I in Atlanta, Georgia the first time i tue of military training from an
now.) Oh yes, just a gentle reminder and we had to have another good I
"are modem to the "Nth degree that thete's just 310 more reason beside ushering In the new he has been home in four'8.Laat early age "But," he said "I think

providing) privacy for clear I stepping days until l Christmas! year of 1945! The other? The Christmas day his squadron I the way we do it is a damned
thinking and practical quarters for j promotion of our Personnel Relations was attacking the Japanese some I sight better."
all who plan and! execute.' Administration Two of the annuals that we al\\'IIY' Officer Mr. L. R Swart where in the South Pacific. He -------

is "topside" on the mezzanine I look forward to: from Lieutenant to Lieutenant has served as an aerial gunner in i be mUsed throughout the Labor
There will be found the Division STORIES: by D'.kf'lI.BI5T Commander. All of us from the all four war zones. A real I record! I Board. He is stationed at the U.S.
Officer and his Assistants, 1 I PLAYS Ot" 1943-44, .d. by in Naval Air Station at Dallas.
Board'Join together Edith
Labor \ say- Periy's holidays were
the Plant Engineer Mechanical Bums Mantle,
Section Drafting Room Duplicat- A sequel to Chicken Evriv SumlajRklln '- ing, Congratulations! made a lot happier with the visit We ate compensated in our loss
..,.. Maintenance, Foreman the Rainbow, rnlhei'i LIIn Barbara Scott just. returned of) her mother and her own little I of Mr. Russ by our gain of Lt
Shop '
1 IK'son ; by Rosemary Taylor. ) Paul L. Wetcher. We
Atlanta. Edith (Jg are
elng' Assistant, Material Pro And! nol a sequel. but what would you from a ho't"f'k 1..11and, really daughter, from very
Group) Service Desk and i cnll It when the author goes buck unit eiijotrd every hit of It. (So you have a real tight to be proud \happy: Mr. Wetcher that the Navy

headquarters] for day and I1I htSupervlsol's. tells what happened to un old friend' I'm told) She was visiting her of that beautiful little gill, Carol. I placed you aboard the U. S.
befoie the first' about her was I
: 'k\l Va. Her !! We were truly sorry to see ; Naval Air Station in the Personnel
Quarters are com wilttcn'ell. any > those who family In Dahlgren
pletely conditioned, sound I read and liked :?MlsB Susie Single. by I father IN a Major In the Marine Lt (jgt) M E, Rus i head for Dal I Relations Division A hearty
Augusta Tucker, will wont to know at the Naval las, Texas. Hit pleasant smile will I welcome!
proofed and well lighted at>out The Man Miss Susie Ixed, I (01'1'-*,
On succeeding weeks this column i And I wo more new noeUMICH : -

will stories catty of Plant reports Maintenance and action folksat hold rinublp Tn,,.:hv. by CumMllc: LBKuwell JlkksOunniiiRer and. De'l This Is Alwavs A Busy Spot

I Ji>Ne|>h. What' on jour
work It will show pictures of :Mind? I
workers on the job doing a few of shix lt's ,Hllllt Bernard. *:\enl,>..l1y''i politlrnlHll

the thousand and one things' that New tork munlrmt: edited 1'V Teil
make our tasks the most Intel est- ('"IIi".. Aituil nit-enl..
..9', ing in A&R-at least so we think! I Van Mtttre, 'I'. VV lruln. rants unit
trawl tit sin I'Hn.t trmcl. we run read
*"8L .l>u;it Ill)I. i ,
Johnson, R. T. The. tlemn loromulUe,
It* lhr roiMTHlion end ernnnmiii.Uulloilt. .
New Books In : Alexander. 'I'lie Ml cm of I _
Alexander. Vii>ll ..ilt : editrtl l.v llenlriieKmilniun ___ a
lAnd J..i>e|>h Hi.uneMtev.Mnikter _
Station Library short history.merger A .'..rl.ln..* T. Germany, '

Binrflt !SUN= IN THEIR EYFS. A ".li/..l>clli. The pageant of
hotel> <>t Teas In rally! da ij'II. (lilneiP b\l\ ,,rAtieiul \ !
Field. HER NARD fiAKUCH, Park I 'I lie 't'reaty 1'.11.
Sbnth SI AdJinn. "e Mood Alone (A. Amer- : $
*lr>ne. IMMORTAL WIFE: the blo- Itiin woman In Poland I I. I ;
Riuphkul notch of Jessie Benton ."It'I I ('..1..1"... 'i hat Mnlien "'.r Fnd.llnmnl :
I "fury' of "'l\, <'.e..r c ca
.nt.\ Informal und) enteitalnlng par- mil t"hrUtKorKKiild.. r4Ie
o i'aphtea'! : .. ('Itl... Toiii.kiiinl.Ijiltimore ,
llnhn CHINA 1OME. (The lulboi'lypmi Ike makinc lOr Modera a ;8
In China Oilnn. .._
't \JIiIfo"""' -
Klmhioush.ihllcllSMMl HOW DEAR In TO MiddleWFo'il >IY nieNell. .Miil.lle An Americas KI..d.| Peace.M.rley It'.....). A butiy corner In the office where planning and paper work r IIt'M tin. *>l ,lVrwlJr.. tilts J;:. /'IIHlrUn.
HEART 1A our
rlli.11.h: Arte.tlne Kiddle.W .Advanced Material Planner; But Ki (glr', I'nworeiwwit "en. **!"; WAVE! Olive T. Bell, AMMC'I :*-, aslJliuee
>r. PAPA WA A PREACHER An American 1'r.arar.G1ktw. eaiitor.
(Gttlhovd tl a Methodist WllOlliltfC). ... 'lb. Ma,kclr "JlI>


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Paga Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 4 January, 1945 '

No Rest For Sailor-Postmen "Pony Express"

I .._,., _
..,... .... --
; _
-it,:- : ; .,,
.. 3 I Delivers New
} -
ATTCen '''

r Year Greetings"Happy
: TI

New Year, ,P. R. O,
eas NATTC, '45' and off it took, not
( ee with the of a hare but with a
,!_: $ J speed ,
-14 the grim determination so often
I characteristic of Churchill. Th"llr! ;

_. bI time, 1547, the day, 28 December,
Once upon a time there was aguy H r. the year, the one you had plannedto
who writes a column that I k c $ ; see out last Sunday night but
hopes it Is a very long time before the tables were turned,. the direc
the next New Year why oh whyI tion, south southeast, the ultimate
did it I will never know Belated destination, Ship's Service.
Christmas thought-one gift We hope our fair weather friend
item none of we sailors got this met with no foul play on the Journey -
time was neckwear in color combinations and encountered only good
that only nice old aunts crawling weather- not, the identity
and people with grudges pick out of this character has been

During the past week a lot of completely lost the New Year's
fellows with plenty of sea duty I greetings to be carried far and
behind them have reported aboardfor wide in behalf of the Public Relations .
instruction in the advance Office having been done
schools Welcome to NATech- with a mixture of a reddish pigment I
TraCen r and oil but lacking the dryer .

Which reminds me the followingnew ,
instructors have joined the Should this bearer of glad tidings 1
TAT clan-J, S. Nettles, Jr., AOM have suffered the loss of
(T)3c) N, A Dell Imagine AOM a personality because of heavy fog,
c (T)3c) and A. L. Ldndsey, AOM(T) we then bow our heads (notice we
3c There are two distinctions did not say bend our elbows) in
TAT holds that none of the other all reverence for we can well
divisions can boast of-they havea I predate the feelings which (.
A larger percentage of reservists friend now carries deep In
and men without sea duty than I I L'hrllltmM this year at NA1't'C'hTr-Cf'n' MM like a kid's "all day Mu'kt'r"-It lasted a long time heartf,to have been a Cinderellafor
ony other division. Topping: the _Although package and presents from home poured through the post office In a steady stream for a day and a night and then to
list is W. P, Pringle ALMlc Toa days before the 25th. the overworked mailmen and (what do you call a mall Wave, anyhow) hadn't go back to civilian life and live
man they believe the war wouldbe seen anything yet The day after Christmas they were fared with assorting and distributing the largest burled In a hole in the sandwhereelse
nearer over if they could get Mingle day's total of the entire Chrlwtmaa neanon In all the pout office personnel handled 16300 letters in Florida could this creature
into the thick of things Christmas and 2,356 package on what was for most other people a day of remuneration. In the picture above I* seek cover than the sand.
week "Pop" TownL'end's, AOM shown the second of the two truckloads delivered on that day. Standing In the truck I I.* N. D. Taylor, The question of gender, so often
(T)2c, wife paid him a surprise :\IA\12r.: From left to right, with mall sacks on their tired shoulders, are i. \\'. Manwey, Sir, \\'. C. discussed only in proper circlesor
visit. Rooms being scarce as they Olson, B(;:M2c<< and F. M. Bernard, Sic In a whisper was recognized In
are Pop gave a lady $16 to reservea ,t .. when
-- -- -- ;- - -- the Public Relations Office
room for him. and when he and Swim Instructor ....B.8..D.B.m..DD.. discussing the attributes of our
his wife went to the place someone I NATTC-OnTh-i member. The
departed department

the else was woman occupying he had the given room and the Gets Commission f M. A. D. : Tonight and each Thursdaynight subject was never of once this brought friend although up
In the
money to bad taken a powder Too "For sale, cheap, one SPAlc % thereafter until further
it must be on one
bad Pop, some people are lower uniform Owner, Allen V Pearson RamblingsBy E notice NVTIC will be on the heard .
down than the proverbial snake ." : air In a new series of 15 minute occasion some one was saying
'It can't be neuter
belly. Congratulations to M. JKristian. Up the ladder and congratulations !o (... 1813.Thene. programs beginning at Possibly this was somewhat reassuring .
AOMT)3c.( on the addU
to Pearson who last week received to friend as there
tion to his family-a baby girl. the commission of Lieutenant By I>t('. Herb Johnston. Jr. program titled twinkle in the and the
The Rang at AFC had a swell' junior grade in the United In QM last week out went S. "Iraln Forlctorv" have been cheeks was a seemed to glow.eyes On the
time opening their Christmas boxes States Naval Reserve. Sgt Rudy Patrick Rosinski and in arranged by in cooperation other hand it could have been that
II Radio Station 'J.\X
k from home-cakes, candy and Pearson is originally from Asheville came Corp Erston H Buckalew with of this visitor was chuckling at our
Rosinski returned from furlough of Jacksonville. The purpose
cookies for everyone some! N C., where he wa *assistant complete I Ignorance In any event
I Friday morning and shoved off for the broadcasts U to tell the story ;
body made' the mistake of telling
sales manager for a large the bets which were placed as to
Ranney Tracy AOMB)2c( If he wholesale food and confectionery i the 'Petnt' the same afternoon; of the work 1..lndone/ by I the town criers choice betweena
tired of trains but otherwise Naval Air Technical Training
would remove his specs he'd be a concern He graduated from Texas ; okay I powder room or "gents" had
; second Tyrone Power-Can't talk A and M, In 1931 Enteringthe Buckalew recently concluded a and each week the program will to be called off and our friend left
tour of in the South Pacific be devoted to of the schoolsat
to him now! duty ,
Navy In June of 1943 he received known as Horace or Lucy
J, A Garinger, CSK, recentlyarrived his "boot" at Bainbridge and when it's story tellin' time in NATTC. The question of chow also was
Bks 59 the has all the lads The broadcast tonight covers
from French Morocco for and remained there to attend the Corp the cause of considerable breeze
'' a little study in Aviation Store- PI'" School. At NATTC he hasbeen sitting on the edge of their bunks the Aviation Storekeeper'sSchool shooting! Would "K" rations prove
keeping, The Chief says the French attached to the physical with his exciting tales the only school of Its appetizing* To our regret the answer
and Spanish gals are really all : training department, giving the'word' Sgt. Fred Betz, ordnance In- kind In the Navy. Remember was no How about a pieceof
also the structor, is always ready to take tonight at 1815 tune jour dial the
right and quite friendly on swimming Christmas candy? Again
i native variety might be nice to --'- --- up the yarn spinning where Buck to 040 I negat flag A hurried telephonecall I
( look ( !> at if their veils didn't I alew left off Hes the guy who ----- -- --- to Jacksonville, "What can
"The best rejection slip I ever subsisted on roots and berries for
1 get in the way Not Cold In Alaska you suggest for subsistance'" We I
heard of, Russell Crouse told a several weeks on a Jap-Infested
e From Unit Three Couple of could hear our informer thumbing
; group of authors, "was an editor's island, after the plane in whichhe Windy Tars SayA
of his collection
good: Joes going, West-Henry i through the pages
Kaufman, AEM2c, and J, J, Pen. I note attached read to a'I'm heavy manu trio of storekeepers, second! I of medical, zoological and dietician (.
It returningthis
uel, AEM2c, were chosen to teach script : class, all of whom have served in books, we waited anxiously,
line maintenance out in Oregon paper--someone wrote on it"Reader's the Alaska area, reached NATTCthe time marched on, and then in a
Ray "Sparky" Matala, CSP, -- Digest_ y other day-but until they converged sheepish tone he replied "N() information
doing a fine job as technical supervisor at Seattle for the trip to ," At this point we could
of Unit Three Ray's electrical "Are you*" troubled by Improper Jacksonville they had never seen stand it no longer, we had failed
knowledge has helped put thoughts each other or served together we had no alternative but to let
Unit Three at the top. J, A \ "Naw, I enjoy them"few Each of them has more than a our friend forge alone, but heavens -

Stiffier, AEM2c, was asked for alight year and a half service record in where would there be good
-he never smokes-it was his months gave a party for the the Alaska area and they will all forging ground? Possibly Bay
red nose that brought about thef'I unit at the Pines. Music was furnished pretty quickly admit that the Street

request Captain Lynch was by Ballard, AEM2c, Knoff, weather out there Isn't everythinga Age was another interesting angle .
+ present at the Christmas party and I AEM3c, and Zambottl, AEM2c person would dream of It Isn'tso now that our friend had indicated .
gave a brief greeting to the gathering : who played hot on the guitar, piano cold, they say, but "the wind an Interest to be one of us
The dope is that theoverhaul I and accordion in that order will sweep you off your feet," i in the service, We followed all the
shop set up by the A&R 1 i T. M, Moore, the Southerner I The three have entered the Aviation : usual methods of determining age
division of Unit Three for generator -I! that claims he is immune to the' Storekeeper School and all I such as looking a.t the teeth and
control units compares favorably I I effects was sitting on a car bumper were" at Farragut before going to counting the annual rings in the
with the best ANYWHERE II' for a long time It Is easier to hold I ti Seattle for the trip to Jacksonville stump of a tree, but these all

I a little green gremlin on your lap I proved futile, We looked for hash .
From Unit Four --The men who I that way so he won't crawl all onald; M, Smith, SK2c who I marks too, and possibly a service
have advanced in rate in the past over you calls Cicero, III, home, served at Continued on Page Eleven:
was an aerial gunner, was shot Kadiak, Dutch Harbor, Adak, and _. _
_ Sailor Sharks I down off shore, Details of his Attu while Donald Leroy Braun Adak, Robert Clay Thompson
thrilling and almost uneblievable schweig. SK2c, who names Lake SK2c who hails from Syracuse, N. J
experience; may be found in several Mill, Wis, as his home, served at Y, saw duty at Sitka, Port Al-
service magazines Betz was Dutch Harbor, Sand Point, and thorp and Adak.
flown all the way from Australiato -
Washington D, C. to tell it to Meet Horace Or Lucy l
I ,
Lieutenant General Vandegrift,
; Top Sgt. Wni Meighen's backon ,,
the job after a Christmas vacation
in New York which improvedboth '
L his disposition and shoe- : I
l ftA 4 ; t4 pitching. r
Speaking of games of skill
brings to mind Sgt Bubble" Bu- t

koski, Sgt Major Barton man .
Friday His game lxsnt fall in Ij
'4 ; the category of 'body-builders," I
but it does brighten the brain and
furrow the brow and of course it's I get
always on the square. It's not officially j
recorded, but if Bukoskl

4 9 yH who Isn't Is'And the MAD, checker-champ[ .

we skip back to the QM ,
Dept. to note fleetingly that s.
.9 x
Sgt Blair L Rathffes pictures

_n.V. ..,_ just don't do him justice. The finished ,11
\ If Payne, coxwaln, renter, find himself literally 'behind the photo always looks like. a ,
eight ball" a. he taken on It I). Mordt, Sir, who in generally conceded proof "90 Proof," shall we ,.
to IIA "the champ" among the cue artists' at fire Station No. 2. say* Hmmmmm, I ,
NATTC But Mordt himself Is In trouble, sewed up on hit one-ball ij--- ?-- ,*'r

frhot, and K. K Weber, CUM: seems. to be enjoying hit predicament. In New York City they melted" Horace or Lucy (aboI.U. touring the Training Center area (w ")
Pool !iy one of the few recreation afforded men assigned to the firehouse down a bust of Adolf Hitler at a I l'Ol|*) |personally bringing everyone" a happy New Year's. greeting
is while'! they stand duty for 21 hour stretch.-s. Most. firemen bond rally amt converted it into a I front the Public Relations Office at N A'lv)''(:. PRO was. unable I*
don't hesitate to "put Mordt at the fop of (he pool ladder lie admit.* cuspidor They must hive figured determine which name way more appropriate for our friend. Horace I

that M:";"u-teij .to shoot quite, ,a bit of MiooUrr" down In' Ut1tf. it was the spitting image of the I or l/ury. If by Miiiie remote
Beach..' I i'. Geiman Fuhier. here's wishing yen a liJi'py 1911. "I i,"

f- 'd, ." ,' ., t

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1 14 January, 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven


rrrWmfil.m@O@00oQm1 WELFARE>i@O0@0 Comdr.- -Cushing- 1 From Santa To, Gunner 2 COMMANDERSARE


mm..mmm.mgmB.mmmmmm Is DetachedCommander L'd' DISPENSARY .

v ; 7
\V. H,
Gushing,executive Commanders Carl L. Cohen and
, a officer of NATTC, has
Walter H. Levy reported aboard
been detached and Is to
report for t6M
y earlier this month and are at.
.' duty outside the continental lim- tached to the Medical Depaitment
its of the United States No
successor -
where Dr. Cohen is now the officer
has as yet been designated.
t in charge
In March of 1941 the Commander '
reported at the Jacksonville : Dr, Cohen comes from Chicago
.'lei'' specializing in He is
ti Ah Naval Air Station and was assigned pediatrics.
as permanent officer of the a graduate of

day. Early in 1942 he was ap- the
33 ar
pointed personnel officer of NAT of

TC and subsequently he succeededLt interned )

Comdr P. J. Leavens as executive Michael
officer t' Hospital

\ >> Commander dishing ill a flying bs 4. 4' i cago In subse'I'
sY officer! whose experiencedates trr last war f

back to the' First World s ta
II ', War when Naval aviation was v Camp
t : x''.v./ In ltd infancy, lie won his wing 4 iei Ill, an A
::1 .i 9F
In 1918 and ever since hag been base and I
: "4S UOmdrJllf'n
-"' _Ifi active In aviation During World quently joined
Irene Dunne I the Student Army Training Corps
War I he nerved a* a pilot of
"Together Again," a new and twin motor patrol bombers and The Commander entered World
highly rated Hollywood produc- later Instructed War II several months after Pearl

tion starring Irene Dunne and After the'war Commander Cush- Harbor and was stationed at Navy

Charles Boyer, Deadlines this ing became associated with commercial Pier. Chicago.

week's movie entertainment program night flights between two % He was transferred to the officeof
under a tentative schedule 'countries .with .passengers and Naval Procurement!" in Chicagoand

4 announced by the Welfare! Depart- mall, flying from Miami to Havana has spent the past two years

went I He also established commercial in Seattle, where he was eXt'cuth..eofficer

The schedule'had not been completed sf'aplanespt'ed records on the fr1 2I L VP+'a ak ;* II' r of the Headquarters Dispensary -
for the 13th Naval Dis-
at press time, but will appear Miami to Nassau runs which recorder !
trict, Dr and Mrs. Coheir have
later in the Morning Orders remained supreme for 'thefive
and on bulletin boards. years between 1921 and 1926 three sons, the oldest a Pharmacist -
As pilot and then as chief pilot Mate 2c attached to a casu in
.. "Together Again" shows Friday of commercial air lines, Mr Cush- the Pacific
At 1SOO and 2000 at the new audi- .. -
I --- Dr.
ing has flown many air miles with Levy, a specialist in allergies -
torium. The picture a comedy of passengers and mail In Florida Want a ride? The proud possessor and operator( of the scooter I and pediatrics, is from New
contrast, brine? out to full advantage and West Indies territory He has In Chief Gunner Albert II Patterson, (supervisor of instruction at the York City, He received his undergraduate -
the acTW}wibiliUes\ of two also flown extensively through Automatic Pilot School. The word we get Is that "ht'nt'he
of fllmdom's best artists, and is South America, England, France wanted to use the Navy (scooter assigned to him "(ll1H'oneUUI always ing at New
I and Italy using It. This annoyed the gunner a hit and to get hack in h<>. good York Univer-
graces the staff' of the school presented him with thin model am a
-- -- ;j.--- --- sity and his
('hrlNtmall present for his own personal toe At least It doesn't

II SPLASHES FROM require gas 0"110011 medical the University degieeat -
t I NATTCVAVES Rabat and Casablanca Are Good land.of Com-Mary

Can you beat it, with all the' I mander Levy
sailors in Jacksonville Bobbie Co- 4
Liberty Towns Sailor Asserts joined the Navy
burn had to go home and dig one in early 1942

out of a snow storm.-but Just I Wonder what life is in Africa and was first 9
between if it hadn't been for l' m us We have the answer, mates, : Tar I stationed at the
his red hair she never would have I I straight from the feed box, fete 21, Has Seen Naval Hospital in Philadelphia. His

found him, he's so small, or is at NATTC for training in the Airborne 1 Plenty Of Action'' next tour of duty was at NAS

it we're just jealous, Bobble ? ? ? ,'; Searchlight School is N, J, II Moffett Field, Calif. a lighter than
Oh yes, Jone V says quote Hawthorne, AEM2c, who recently Three clays before Christmas of air base. Subsequently he served
k 'Leave was okay but there just arrived in the states from frank 1944, J, E, Dyer, AOM2c, completed I for about two years in the South
weient any men in Orlando." Buck's country three :years in the Navy I Pacific and returned to the states

Heavens, didn't she, know that Hawthorne is from Chicago andtt'cd.t'd and even today he's scarcely 211 around the middle of this 'ear. He
I ARM School had all\ the men ? ? ? his "boot" at the Naval years of age has since been stationed Sam-

There is no need to worry, girls, Armory in Indianapolis. He spent I Dyer is one cf those men who I son, N. Y., and Corpus ChiMI,
8'h a about getting on deport for late some time at several air stationsin felt the. urge to get into this global' Texas.
hammocks for Burke, the old girl the United States and earlier \ war as soon as I Ir -
herself, is back and still hitting the i
this year was sent to French Morocco the Japs sneaked The
,,'J deck at 0600 every morning to give Here he did electrical main- into Pearl captain suddenly appearedin
the while the
messroom CrEW
the word as soon as Scotty heads tenance work on planes which I
.. jour way What'im and vigorso were doing patrol work Parbor back in was eating.

(,: early in the mornOh, makesme 1941, and since I What's this I hear about :your
.... to think "Our accommodations at first complaining about the food. Here
r.. sleepy just about It. then he's seen ,
Every one will be going to New were somewhat on the crude ,side plenty of action. let me try it"

Anne llaxter- I Jersey just for the ride back if 7"' Hawthornestates, "but sup. 1)1 His itinerary i He took a spoonful to his mouth,
Barbara French doesn quite rem while aboard a tasted thoughtfully and aid,
r and
rated excellent by icvieweis iniscencing about her too-too twain plies I cruiser for 20 'Seems all\ right to me-I would
Saturday show is "Can't Help ride back to NA TTC. equipment soon ; months reads say that it is very good tea"
arrived and be-
Singing with Deanna Durbin and j jI
Smith much
Lindsay, Leander and pretty "
Robert Paige, a technicolor film Peterson ate all back from leave' .SJ fore long we I -J:' t;. Ojtr like a map -vi "Yes sir, spoke up a timid sailor -
had a first late "but they tell us it's soup
combining romance with music along with a bunch of others, I the entire Pacific ocean I
during the California gold rush thank goodness, for believe me base with good
: The Denver Coloradoan
I young 1 ) j remember
barracks, etc., That was the one, he ,
pel icd. weuns that were left behind are and the chow served in the Aleutians when the I where the first wave of landing

Sunday's attraction is the sure E'nol1gh'gE'ttlno: tiled of a fire _\ too, picked upwas -- going: was rougher: than it is now Marines took a terrific assault
"Three Caballeros," a feature watch every fourth night, and "_'I as good and then moved right on down although I from the land-based Japs.

length Disney special It is said PLEASE don't anyone try to take L\ Its il ta in_ tuc I rear I Harbor was their I I Right now Dyer is winding up
to be the first cartoon in which our job as divebombers, picking up I >.J. Hawthorne stateg Beinglocated station. He can tell you of action some' training in the Advanced

animated characters and real actors cigarette butts in the early morning .. right on the beach we got in the Marshalls, in Truk, Palau, I Ordnance School. C

appear together. fog, away from us because we in some wonderful swimming and the Gilberts, Marianas, New Hebrides I Back in June preceding the
Basketball will take over Tues like to use Jonesy's Christmas .
nearby was a river where we went European invasion by one clav: -
day night when the NATTC Air gift (a beautiful divcbombing fishing I don't recall the namesof Recalling the invasion of Tarawa : Dyer married Louise Dunn of Lansing -

Raiders meet the University of stick) too much!! any of the fish, but I believeI I still gives him a shudder; and as : Mich, She was employed at
Florida Gators By the time we go to press a can hold my own with any Izaak far ns he's concerned that was the' Ships Service, but st'versl'f'fks
The' Mhedule (at the NATTC few cf us should be over at our Walton fans around here." I: toughest; of all his experiences, ago: returned to her former home.
auditorium new Barracks No 53 hunting out
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Tonight l 1800, 2000 Here cubby-holes to stow away all those "The thing: most interesting, I
continued Haw throne, "were our Son Shines Father Beams
Ionic the WA"tUh King things we just seem to get and .
liberties at Rabat, the capital, and I
Crosby and Betty Hull n. never have loom for. Casablanca, the largest city in u _______.____.._
Friday, 1800, 2000, Together About now Fressley, Is deep in French Moiocco You should have
Again with Irene Dunne and the heart of Texas, you know that : seen the Sultan's parade each Fii
Charles: llojer. little place down south of the
day at 1300 when the Sultan goes
Saturday, 1800, 2000, Can't USA to church. In the procession wouldbe 'pi
Help ,Singing with Deanna DiirMn Everyone; is singing, 'Where, oh his guards known as Senegales, -

and Hubert Paige. where, are our garrison caps, who are all well over six feet and __ / a A .
,Sunday, 1500, To be" an- Where, oh here, can they be." dressed in colorful uniforms L2.- _
K4>un<'e.l. (Me too.) _
2000 Three missed the "The 'Medina' is also somethingto
Sunday, 1800 Have you evening _
Caballeros, a Llnnev cartoon. sert'nadersVt'II, Pratt has gone see That is the native quarter
which is off bounds but from time
Monday, 1800. 2 the Home with Anne Baxter and shell be back If that big New to time groups cf us were taken e ,
through by the shore, patrol. It is v M
Ralph Bellamy. Year's Eve she has planned doesn't ,
what would consider market '
Tuewlay, 2000, Air Raiders vs. turn out to be too big.
place where can buy all\ kinds
Florida II.WedncMday. Since Jim left Grammentz is
of leather goods, silver, food and
1800, 2000, To be spending her evenings at home
+ get a hair cut sitting on the curb
announced. writing and dreaming sweet nothings -
There is one thing to remembernever -
pay more than one-half of
NEW BOOKS IN THE -- -- -- their original asking price

NATTC LIBRARYIKTIONt "Pony Express" Delivers Insofar as Casablanca was concerned ___
Hawthorne tells that he
New Years Greetings us ,
Fridge to Brooklyn, ly A. E. 11.,11. was most impressed with the modernistic w Ct b mow'
Don't Look Behind You by Samuel Continued From Page Ten architecture and the gay '

JloRdBJOICWT. Amber, by Kathleen WlimorCuerillla record To no avail. After further colors of most of the buildings. By a Z

by Loul Uunmtny thought we decided against the way, if you are planning en
Mother Went Mart on Monday, by deeper investigation because after going to North Africa don't think

:Ethel: Panic Huetton, by Helen' McCloy. all it might prove embarrassing. everything will be warm and sunny r
Still Time lo Die, by Jack Belden We just decided that age was Immaterial at times you will wish that
ISON.KKTIONl although with a broken had those old which
"longiea .
., Great Soldier* of World War II, by must admit that our you Mt' .'""" "'At. t. -'Iii
IT A DvYVrerd. heart we are packed away in the trunk in
No'Mean City, by Simeon Strunnky. friend had not reached the age to the attic With credit to "The Sentry," the Meekly newspaper at Quantlco,
rilotn Also pray, by Tom Jarmon be housebroken. Virginia, which last week carried the above picture. Lt. CoL W. T.

Fran Sound'ts.Tyr I Listened for, by Robert What does,11, this add up to, a dcr what we are talking about. We Evans I hs *.ho presenting his son' W. T., ,Sal, with Ms commissionf "
( and Bennett CerfVhati Salvadore Dan In prleT! Well, bave almost forgotten ourselves, 2nd Lieutenant. In the! Marine Corps upon graduation front the
\ on toi't"JI .)?, by Purmlnfer anyway, we hopetyout, curiosity Is oh yes, it is our turtle or maybeto Officer Candidate School at ({lIantl('(). Lt. Col. H. B. Griffith officerIn \

\ Your, Jnt'omeTax, by J. K. Lasser.' aroused to the point that you won- you it is! a terrapin. charge of the school, l I. the Interested, bjMamler. Jr






"- Page Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 4 January, 1945

Versatility Is I Sinibaldi On Warpath I IJ Florida- U. Cagers To Play II

Trait Of FirstLieutenant

Dept. Air Raiders Here Tuesday- :

Repairing clocks, remodeling 2 TEAMS TIE FOR The Air Raiders of NAT

WAVES barracks, fixing typewrit I TC, who have tangled with'

ers, fighting hurricanes, building LEAD IN SHIP'S some of service teamsin
bleachers, stopping leaks In the
plumbing, rewiring a building or CO, AEM LOOPSThe this area, will meet their

replacing the freon In refrigerators crack hoop team representing first collegiate opponent of.:.A"1

it is all the same to ComdrW. Bks. 17, whclh is tied wth the season here next Tuesday .'
L. Sharit and his staff of the n two other teams for the lead in when the University of Flor

First Lieutenant's department t the AEM: League, came off with ida hoops tel's invade the Cen
Associated' with Commander high point honors in last week'scage
Sharit, who is the First Lieutenant activities at NATTC. ter.

and Project Manager for Pub- Bks. 17 blasted Bks. 5 by 43 to The game will be played at the
; lic Works, are Lt. R. A. Campbell 21 to gather its second victory new auditorium, stalling at 2000.

'l Public Works Officer; Lt. J. without defeat-the same record The tilt will provide another

M. Steele, Assistant to the First that is held by Bks. 23 and 57. answer in the friendly sports
Lieutenant and Division Personnel The former downed Bks. 21 by 34 strife between service and college

Officer; and Chief Mach. E. J. to 17, and the latter edged Bks. teams, a feud which usually finds
Flynn, Officer in Charge of the 20 by 3416. the more experienced service men
L Maintenance Shop, Building C21,
out However the
Two other AEM tilts were coming on top. ,
It Is the latter departmentwhich J played but one ended in a protest. Raiders are expecting plenty of
builds, installs and keeps
competition from the well coordinated
Bks. 18. outclassed Bks. 16 by
the physical equipment of NATTCin '
27 to 17. Bks. 58 downed Bks. Florida five, which so far
perfect order and none of the .. ,.1 19 by 24 to 22, but the losers has compiled a good record. A
above mentioned activities are ex-
filed a protest, which was allowed, return game will be played in
aggerated. As a matter of fact ...''_i,' ",:. ..I. ,,j and the game is to be. replayed.In Gainesville at a later date.
this few of the
comprises a
only ;
Picture reveals how Al Slnlbaldl veteran' NATTC :
the Following Tuesday encounter
the First Lieutenant's Ship's Company loop,
many Office jobs is called to perform, whipp Sam Maltelpo, pride of the Camp Blanding boxing team, three teams are tied with 2 and 0 the Raiders will take a
and according to upon Comdr. Sharit, in the recent match at the Army base. Al Just scored with.. hard records. They are TTG-1. victor short jaunt to Cecil Field for a
left hook, the weapon that enabled him to pile up a wide lead over return game Wednesday night.
"My men haven't come up against over TTD-1 by 20 to 16; TTM, 23
the soldier. The local boxers who defeated
Blending twice, have to 13 winner over TTX; and TTMU5) : The Raiders scored over Cecearlier
bandie. home matches lined up with the Orlando and Avon Park Army teams ( which registered a 30 to 15 this season here, 59 to 37

time for Instance that a request triumph over TTP-T. In other Lt. Marty Karow, Physica
came through for 10,000 wood Climate On West Seaman Is Expert tilts, TTHD( ) downed TTF, 31 to Training Officer, announced that

lockers for the barracks. We turn- "Trouble 27, and TTG-O stomped TTS, 33 two games with the Orlando Ar-
ed them out at the rate of 72 a Coast Is PluggedEven to 9. my Air Base five have been added t'

day and at a cost considerably shooting apparently Is Initial games were played in to the Raiders' schedule. The soldiers -

below the amount originally allo though he wears a coupleof pretty much down the alley of the School League last week with will come here 16 Feb., and

cated. hash marks and is well on his Marcel R Blanco, S2c who livesIn Bks. 60 taking a close decision the Raiders go to Orlando four

"The bleachers that I was tell way to a third one, J. A, Garin- Barracks 9. over T-G, 21 to 17; Bks. 2 crush days later.

ing you about which would seat ger, ChSK, is looking forward to Blanco recalls his first "trouble ing Bks. _6 by 25 to 6; TAO nos- -- -
2,500 people, we built in six days. the day when he can return to shooting" as a Spanish interpreterin ing out G-M, 27 to 24; and Bks.
Consider the job we had when we what he considers the pleasant Havana, Cuba; but the story 59 outscoring Bks. 61 by 36 to 24. Football Bowl

were called upon to paint all of climes of the West Coast of America goes back of that. His family Individual scoring honors wentto

the buildings in NATTC. We did background is of French and Span- Graham, who caged a total of Games Are Duck
it in 90 days and at that time Right now, he's attending the ish, and he spent most of the first 18 points for the Bks. 25 team.

i there were over 100 buildings Aviation Storekeeper School, after dozen or more years of his life in Next in line were Krauce of TTM
here. Oh, yes, there was that request serving some time in general Northern Spain with relatives. with 17, Elliott of Bks. 57 with Soup To Hartley

we had to change 150 Western storekeeplng, mostly in the disbursing Even though he had English 16 and Olson of TTHD) with 15.

Union type typewriters over field. Although he was for tutoring, Spanish was the lan Fowler of Bks. 17 caged 14, and W. D. Hartley, Mus2c and a
to pica type. We didn't see our I four years connected with the guage usually spoken. As Duff and Feiezan each collected member of the NATTC Band, got

typewriter repair man for some I Standard Oil Company in California he recalls, by the time he a result 12 for the Bks. 59 quintet. off to a pretty nice New Year's
time, but before too long he came : Chief Gar- with returned -..- start, winning a $25 War Bond _
out of hiding\ in his shop and the family to the on 1 Jan. as the result of some
r Job was completed." I inger might well little States other in than 1931, he could speak BASKETBALLSTANDINGS nifty prognosticating in the NAT

In the Maintenance Shop work out a trade Spanish-his Eng. TC Football "Lucky Bag" Contest.
was "English, and certainly All told 16 entries all
which is located on Enterprise 1 with any Pacific not "American." picked
sod which Incidentally Is one of four bowl games correctly, and
Coast cham- Ship's0. League!
I Back
the largest buildings in the the thirties he started score predictions were checked to
: ber of c o m visiting relatives Team- \V. 0
Command, are more than 60 different I in Cuba during TTG-1 2 determine the eight winners. Hart.
there his summer vacations and the who; called Oklahoma A. & M.
types of machinery rang- merce may TTM (U5) 2TTM 0 ley,
ing from a drill press used on ; Christmas holidays, staying at the 2 0 on the nose and missed Southern
be."I Plaza in Havana. TTK 1 J California's total by,,.,only one
typewriter parts to a three ton ; like that TTIHD) 1
plate metal cutter. Also, the Usually, differences between TTG-O 1 1 point, easily outdistanced other
I climate out guests and hotel TTX 1 1
managementthere contestants in point predictions to
hop has a nostalgic touch for 2
I there he can easily be settled TTD-l O haul in the first **
there is an old forge similar says. throughthe TTS 0 2 prlze- ,.J"c'_
'! "I like it in use of American tourist-type tTP-T 0 2 "
to the kind Longfellow made Second prize or' ?10' In War
famous. However, times have Chief Garinger Southern Cali- Spanish or Cuban-type English, AEM! Stamps went to J. J. Krulla, S2c,
wrought changes for there Is no fornia, and like the Pacific North but occasionally the going gets a Team League W. of Bks. 16, and the,Band.Vvaa rep
longer a Herculean looking man west, too. Yes I believe either little rugged, and guests and hotel Bks 17 2 0 resented again when> C...Harden,

at the forge, but a WAVE, and Washington or Oregon would be employees are wont to returnto Bks 25 2 0 Music, drug down the'third place
great states in which to spend the their native tongues to let forth Bks 57 2 '
can she swing that hammer. Bks 16 1 award of $5 in War Stamps.
rest of one's days: although I'm their very best vituperation. That's Bks 18 1 1 Other winners, fourth through
In five
all there are about not too sure as an old man whether how Blanco came into the picture. Bks 21 1 1 eighth in order, were Al King,
WAVES in the shop and Judging or not I could stand those Win- The management noticed that Bks 58 0 1
from their smiles when they are Bks 19 o 1 AOM3c of Bks. 60; E G. Carano,
ters." Blanco as a guest could alwaysget Bks 20 0 2 S2c, of Bks 17; A. H. Murphy,
waving a hammer, welding or operating lie has a good word for French along with the help; that he Bk 9 0 2 SpAlc.( of Bks. 11; A M. Rlt
the lathe they are gettinga Morocco, too likes the climate spoke easily. understood Englishand tenour Sec 16
kick[ out of their These School League I of Bks. : and P. L.
big jobs.
there and says the duty is "all Spanish. So he wound up Team "" Herbert, Y3c, of the Drill Office.
WAVES of the enlisted
are part he serving as the hotel's trouble 0
right. He knows whereof Bks 2 1 Each received $3.25 in War
complement of about 125 in the division speaks on that score, also, for he shooting interpreter. He says that Bks 60TAOTTG I g I Stamps.

and a good portion of the spent approximately nine months when "party of the first part" and Bks 59Bks ( ) 1 Scores of the four bowl gamesin
personnel have had long experi- there before coming back to the "party of the second part" finally 6 0 1 the contest were Southern Call

ence in carpentry, welding, etc. States and the Aviation Storekeeper were understood, things gen Bks 61GM 0 1 fornla 25, Tennessee O; Tulsa 26,
For those whose is
experience and instruction School here. erally worked out pretty smooth g 1OFFICERS' Georgia Tech 12; Duke 29, Ala.
limited attention
special The chief is in a position to ly.That bama 26; and Oklahoma A, & M
is given them particularly speak with more than provincial however was before the 34, Texas Christian 0.
by the five Chiefs and many knowledge of climates, for duringhis war. He studied chemical engineering BOWLING The "Lucky Bag" contest which

tome through with a rate. hitch from 1932 to 1938, he at the University of Flor- LEAGUE STANDNGS made the brief post-season come.

served aboard the U.S.S. Arizona ida, and now is attached to back because of the widespread interest *

Recruit: "What time do we go and as a storekeeper at Pearl NATTC Ship's Company, althoughhe TTF Team'v.18. J,. in the bowl games, now
to work in the morning?" Harbor. After that he "did time"in works in Malnslde's Public PT&W 11 8 passes Into history. Nearly 2,000

MAA: "Listen, matey, on this civilian life with Standard Oil, Works Department. Most of his TTT 13 11 entries were received during: the
base you don't ever go to woik. and returned to the Navy as a activity there has to do with analysis AGO AEM 10 9 12Disp seven weeks the contest ran in the

you wake up surrounded by it." storekeeper, first class, in 1942 of the Station's water supply 2 19! regular grid season

I. NATTC Maintenance Shop Is Beehive Of Activity 1

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Activity I Is always plentiful at NATTC's versatile Maintenance Shop At left, and T, I. McGuire, 8r, hard at work building packing boxes: for the Disbursing
Chief Metalsnilth I* M. O'Connor and l\ A, Wavhburn, AMSc, are shown lifting the
Office. There are over GO different types of machinery located in the Maintenance
department' big and. handy rutting machine. In the center, WAVE Al. M. Anderson,
S3c, does a bit of welding, At right, carpentry takes over with J, r. Durkln, Sic<<, Shop which comes under the...First Lieutenant's ik'P artment.


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