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: VOL. 2, No. 45 18 January, 1945An

't Activity 01 the Naval Air Operational Training Command


IJ Harbinger Of The Season I "March Of Dimes" Gets

""., ",..,1,0(0.: '"Jt Support Here As Boxes

I f !

Put At Various Places

The annual fund raising: ap-

Screen VersionOf peal of The National Founda-

tion for Infantile Paralysis,

Sea BattleIs popularly 1 known as the

ReleasedA "March of Dimes," is under-

way throughout the nation, and

Navy short subject film, en- the Navy, as usual, is not letting
de- this worthy cause go unnoticed.
tetled "Brought to Action,
picting the Second Naval Battleof Here at NAS Jacksonville, 150

the Philippines, will be shownin coin collection boxes have been
tI theatres throughout the coun- placed at various points on the
i try, it has been announced by station by the Chaplain's office,
the Navy Department.This under whose direction the drive Is
being conducted. At the conclu-
20 minute interpre-
sion of the campaign on 31 January .
tation of our all-out Naval en-
the collection boxes will be
gagement with the Japanese fleet
picked up, the contributions com-
was prepared by the Office of
and announcement will be
Services in
Strategic cooperation made of the total.
with the Navy Department.
Added to the drive was
The title "Brought to Action,
given by a letter from Admiral
was suggested by the line from
Ernest J, King, Commander in
Admiral Chester W. Nlmitz's com-
Chief of the United States Fleet
munique of Oct. 23, 1944-"The
and Chief of Naval Opertaions, ad-
fleet has been brought to
dressed to all naval activities
k stating:
The picture is an account of
"There Is no more worthy undertaking -
this great sea-air clash that resulted -
\ --Spring Is here! New hats for WAVES this week bloomed upon the station, like this jaunty number; in a severe defeat for the infantile than the fight and It against Is
paralysis, my
I clod by Seaman Hobby Innis, of OveMo, Florida, now assigned to WAVES Physical Training moo-I enemy forces. In, presenting its belief that the personnel of thNay
Welfare. picture story the navy has util- Marine and Coast
Corps j
ized authentic film photographsby
Guard, both uniformed and civilian '
the Japanese of their ships and
Songs LITTLE Dress RehearsalOf planes in battle. will welcome the opportunity -
for voluntary participation ),
"Brought to Action, will be In this appeal for funds ."

Dancing Over 21 Will released to the theaters Commitee throughthe of The City of Jacksonville openedIts
War Activities campaign Saturday with a gala
the Motion Picture Industry in

Smoker Be Held 24 Jan. War conjunction Information.with the Office of parade resented in the which air station.six sailors The rep-climax .

F WAR t will come next Tuesday eve-
ning when three "President'sBirthday"
Songs, laughs,
A dress rehearsal
rid rhythms will Male Of SpeciesNo balls are scheduled.The .
the miracles of of the Jacksonville Little Theater's
in a new series of are war threat of this dread diseaseto E
the 1915 Seabee Howard A. January production, "Over Twen- the welfare of children in this
Mainside season Auditorium Son, SO, Machinist's Mate ty-One," will be given free for Longer Rules country was brought forcibly to
Class, USMt, was as- servicemen and women on Wednesday the attention of the American pub.
evening. to a heavy barge that was ''I 24 January, at the Little New London BaseThe lic this past summer with the
To round out the ammunition to a unit Theater on San Marco Blvd., South! epidemic that broke out in North
tertainment four the Third fleet during recent Jacksonville. Curtain time is 2030. submarine base at New Lon- Carolina Only the swift action
will be presented, each In the l>a<'iflc. After the "Over Twenty-One," is the gay, don, Conn., was still strictly a of local and state public health officials -
listing of three got underway, and while witty, sophisticated comedy hit man's world until last August and the foundation averted
The show will get barge tied alongside which New York audiencesall when the first WAVES were as-
was up pleased I a catastrophe and brought the-outbreak i
2000 with that hurricane struck and signed to that activity. Now there
popular ship, a last season and is now havinga under control.
ter, Billy Reed, acting wave bt'ganlwet'Ilng' long run in Chicago. It has been are 170 enlisted women and ten -t-
of ceremonies. After the barge. chosen by critics as one of the ten officers on duty at both the Eskimos Will Have
number by the craft heated and pitched, best plays of the 1943-44 season. submarine training school and the I
Band under the in this convulsion Thomp Dealing with the trials and tribu- submarine base proper. Do Without WAVES
Today Radio New London is
Musician Phil was hurled overboard. He hit lations of a 39-year-old officer
will flash his manned by five women communi- Eskimos will just have to struggle -
Ortagus water directly between the candidate trying to pet com-
gams around in some and ship where one more mission at an Army OCS In :Miamiin cations officers. One ensign has along without the WAVES fora
the unique distinction of being the little while longer, it seems. Ac-
tines. Bobby Doyles, >e of the barge would crush competition with youngsters of
Frank Sinatra, will instantly. 20, the play is timely, hilarious! first and only woman Instructorat cording to the News Letter, regu-
few ballads. and sparkling entertainment the training school. Navy re- lar quotas of WAVES will follow
and her hula hula aa he hit the water he fell lief duties have been taken over the first draft to be assigned bil-
one of the mooring lines Jack Cummings of the Physical WAVE and the assistant dis-
the boys who by a lets in Hawaii, but none will go
give the barge and ship. Training Department will handle bursing officer Is also a WAVE. to the Tenth or Seventeenth Naval
in the Pacific look yet forward an when the heave came, the the male lead. I The assistant personnel officer, Lt. Districts for approximately six

they Walton can adds feminine pitched: away from the Tho play's regular run begins (Jg) Gertrude Chapleau, is Wo- months. Prior to the permanent
"the hand is ) Instead of against It. The Friday, 26 January, and continues men's Reserve Representative.Other stationing of WAVES in either of
line snapped taut, and through Saturday, 3 February, the include
stuff. And assignments dispen- those areas, a woman officer will
contrast eye" Pete Smith just ) () went flying through/ final showing as an extra performance sary duty, medical research, vital go on temporary duty to assist in ,
air, completely over the for non-members and service statistics, engineer and repair making plans and formulating:
Frank with a Sinatra vocal of 1898. e, and to safety. A few min people. At all performances men shop, torpedo shop, commissary, general policies pertaining to 4
I'A later' he wax rescued from in uniform are admitted at the box supply, and personnel offices. WAVES there.YOU'll .
Adding to the water. office at half price: At the dress

the door prizes which A. rehearsal on the 24th, your uni-
---- -
smokers.out, something It looks new like Forces form will admit you. HAVE TO RETURN THOSE i

It was announced that an open
from all angles, so casting audition for "Angel }
and gals forget the Street," the March production of
I't' row nightYeoman's___ Bonds the Little Theater, will be held
on ,Saturday afternoon, 3 February Supplemental B and C rationing books issued by the Naval Air
Article members of the at 1430. Servicemen and Station Hoard cover monthly driving specified In the applicant's
Force, the Navy's home women with amateur, collegiate, statement for gasoline, It has been announced. For convenience, and
Be Published unit prior to the war, re- or professional acting experienceare to save time of the applicant, these books are ordinarily Issued fora
An article, "The invested $11,000 in War cordially Invited to try out for period of 15 weeks. On detachment or transfer of Naval Personneland
Town," a story about of the United States gov- roles in this and future productions termination of employment of civilian personnel supplemental
Town in Jacksonville, rationing books 1 Issued by the Naval Air Station Hoard must be

Henry F. Unger, Y2c, monies received from Un- -I-- returned to the Rationing Board, building 930, NAS.
tured in Sam, retroactive earnings due When surrendered, supplementary ration books must contain a
soon a
lated magazine, he since Dec. 8, 1941, when the Mrs. Stallings Will proportionate number of unused coupons for the unexplred period.
the Station newspaper. first bombarded Guam, Address GraduatesLt. Failure to surrender a proportionate number is deemed to constitute -
"Also," Unger said, Chamorro sailors reported en an Illegal use of gasoline rationing coupons. In order that this
'Furniture From the to the War Bond Office at Comdr. Edith Stalling requirement will be perfectly clear, the following examples: are 1

'Men Without Nerves,' Naval Operating base on USNR, will be a guest tomorrowof cited:
riggers working on the Naval Training School, Date Expiration Detachment Coupons CouponsTo
dams, will appear soon their appreciation and (Store Keepers) at the Georgia :Issued Date Transfer or Originally to be
tific magazine." to the United States for State College for Women. Mil- Ens. "A" 1/1/45 4/15/45 Termination Received SurrenderedMr.
liberation of their people and ledgeville, Georgia. Lt. Comdr "B" 1/15/45 4/30/45 Date 30 20
same time helping them- Stallings, Women's Reserve Direc- 2/4/45 50 25
WPB Ready For V to future security, the na- tor for the NAOTC, will presentthe 3/8/45

War ,On Nazi In bought 76 bonds, including graduation address for the Under these circumstances, Ens.! "A" will be required to surrender -
$1,000 certificates class of WAVES completing the 20 coupons and Mr. "13" will be required to surrender 25 ..'

Washington (CNS) Force members, prac- store keeper course of instruction coupons. .
Production Board has intact after surviving the -A- These supplemental gasoline ration books, although supplied to .
nation's 1915 arms invasion! are now aid- approved users, remain the property of the Office of Price Adminis ;
I. the assumption that in the construction and de- Harmon Sees Japs tration. The applicant! simply has the privilege of using the supplemental -
fighting the Germans of the naval base. ration book for the specified purpose outlined In his application \
vast scale more than a __ __ _..._n_ Fighting In 1946 and at no time does It become his personal property.In ,

now, J. A. Krug, WPB Mall Address Pearl Harbor (CNSJapanwill ) case Involving Navy personnel, appropriate disciplinary action \,
announced. The 1945 of the Seaman Guard still "be on her feet and fighting will be taken upon the discovery of any such Illegal use of supplemental "
gram has been revised Station Police have a new gasoline rations coupons, ; any such Illegal use of supplemental -
in 1946" in the of
2,617 planes-mostly fI address. It Is "Bo*; 3, HAS, opinion ration coupons by civilian personnel, will be referred to the
B-29 Fla." They've been L/Gen. Mlllard F. Harmon commander Office of Price Administration, Enforcement Division, for appro-. '.
goal for the year Of| to advise their correspondents of U.S. Air Force in the priate action.Issued .
craft. of the new address. Pacific area.

17 1\\



5 age Two JAX AIR NEWS 18 January, 1945


Cinema a Stnr Gives Boys und Girls .. '.' ", "ot OFFICER

Thrills Dishes but Soup To Them I Fiance When a dainty little THE
Flinch girl tried to kiss Sgt: Paul

Lobel of Massachusetts, he resisted '.-M J i I" .
Whereupon she pulled] him
from his Jeep breaking some of .

his ribs, t. 1' : :
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The Inquiring

ReporterWho ( '

is your favorite newspapercolumnistWalter
Winchell, \Vest. r

brook Dorothy Pegler Dix, Drew Samuel Pearson Grafton.or I

_Jcv 4/ \Jir Jii others I ,3 x

__ Robert A. Davis' S2C, Waxhaw.
N, C. '
Winchell I used to be one of'lnchE'II's
\\ more severe critics,
when, along with others. I was
calling him a warmonger: Time r
has proved that Winchell was a
step ahead of us all regarding the I ...
"' '"
Nazis I Kunmng an air: station Is not all .
Y a matter of planes syllabi tialn-
Constance Lauria A M M 3 C, ing: schedules and the like Whileall
Bronx N. Y. these factors are important,
Drew Feaison. I think Pearsonis the human element stands! head
the best informed columnist in and shoulders above them all
the country. Sometimes I think No one denies that without mod
: 4 he :knows more about what is /goIng em weapons of war a nation can-

# 1, : y i iL r on Washington than the not hope to win victories' But the
President finest equipment man can nro-
duce, the best materials moneycan
'A Ray E. Nuimi, S2C Conneaut buy are worthless withoutmen
$ } '
I to operate them
\\'alterVincfiell is my choice, Here at :NAs' ,ksonvllle.., asIn
1 His column and
dally '
I other :Na\> establishments,
r ? s night broadcast 'make up the best the personnel officer In the man
news source of em all. Congress!
who Is c'hlrflr responsible for
should Winchell work
recognize the destinies of the enlisted men
against those phony Americans. aboard, the 1111'11hl! man thepins
who would undermine
our country.
ships, nndlin keej j the>
n ; plint'*. living. lie I is 11 ( omilr.DarrHRh .
d.) l.ancey, Ir., sMt,
Muriel] Kellum, S1CY( ), U\alde,
H warm-hearted understanding
fellow who. tailor made for the
I Dorothy Dix, naturally. \\'ha I'lla job
gal to do who is unsettled!' in
the romantic department ? Miss Born in Great Bunlngton;: ,
Y i L 2 I Doc: has been a source of comfort Mass, on 18 June 1906\ he moved

to this little Texas gal. Confidentially with the family to Waterbury,
I \ if a tall, dark ior light) Conn., where he attended !school.
and handsome young fellow whois I From there he went to Princeton -

I a good conversationalist, with a I University, graduating in
sense of humor AND a sport 1028 with an A. B, dcgiee At the
\ertible car crossed my path, university young de Lance was
stop writing to Dorothy Dix ron'l editor in chief of the Daily
Plincetonian, and was elected to
Henrietta Da\ev, Rockford, Ill, I Phi Beta Kappa, honorary scholastic -
SIC, fiaternlty Furthermore. he
Walter Winchell, He's the most I won a travel scholarship, enabling
outspoken critic of any group, or him to travel for a year in Russia -
individual who Isn't a good Amer. and the Near East

ican, I'll never understand why Back in the United States, heenrolled
residents of the best gol darned at Yale University Law
country in the world gripe and School ('OIl1plf'tlngthe curtl<\1-
complain about things here, How lum with an LLB degree in
would some of 'em like to be !living I 1112: Shortly thereafter he applied
in Germany, Poland, China, or for and was admitted to the
starring Greece these days ? bar in New York and Connecticut

The young: attorney then "f'tlp
Milton Fatness, Y1C, Minneapolis a general law practice at New
Minn. Haven, Conn., but In 1934 he
New York's Ed Sullivan Now moved to Newoik City and became -
there a guy who is a typical associated! with 'a pi eminent -
warm-heai Irishman Othei columnists law firm there
have as their followers The cemmanders' naval career
certain groups whose policies their began in April 19J2 when he
fa\oiite columnist" agrees with received a commission!' as a lieutenant
Sullivan makes good leading for and was ordered to index--
anybody and everybody.. His stuff trmation school at Quonset Point
is warm, and rich with human interest R I. He left there in June reporting -

to NAS Jacksonville for
further indoctrination ttalnlrg
Loretta Maher, Me, Rockford, In October, 1942, he reputed to

,. Illinois, St Simon's Island
.... ... Naval
Air Station
Hi t MPIPiin >m Ji'I'C"'' "Jin "< liiimiiiiii inJt a-- -- --- -
's an old publicity trick of County. Ireland When less than a I the GI's In troupes, Donlevy started \\alter Winchell, He s been the as assistant to the commanding -
press! agents to get their clients) year old his family sailed for I hospital tours about two years best prognosticator!' of all the columnists officer, two months pilot to
photographed doing some! chore I America, and after moving: about ago, and has been at it ever since. and radio commentators\ the official commissioning ef the
that has the common, touch, but from place to place they finally i That is, when he can find the "And "he mixes world news and the station He remained thf'rplntll
when Brian Donlevy] famous settled in Wisconsin!' He served time His present itinerary calls dirt facts about people, the August, 1943, although during that
screen star, was snapped ]last! week overseas in World War I, and for a swing: thn>'Rh: Florida with things all of us like to icad. time the base was hanged to a
dishing out soup on the chow line spent about a year in Army hospitals stops at many Army and Navy radar training school, .
at the Naval Hospital] here. it was as a result' of wounds' received hospitals in the state The hospital Howard Rail, SIC, East Liverpool from August to October
the real] thing ( in action Theresoft here is the first Navy hos- Ohio. ('''lIIdr. elf> l.ame>' served l a.
i j pital he has visited and he was VVestbiook Pegler, because he s
The cinema hero, spending the [ spot in his' heart for the Navy Irnn"porlJltllln| and commtinle
the wards at the hospital I too, having attended Annapolis) in very much impressed with the facilities got the courage to criticize even tions, officer at N.\As!' )JIlt'.
day visiting the equipment, and the those in the high places A lot of '
( hie' Ma
and mainsicle the class of 25Brians a. and from Otobe-r
the dispensary
> don't like Pegler's stuff,
cleanliness he foundon people
typical Navy to
Febnian, 11)11, exeeiitUeofficer
as "
to cheer up the patients! career in the theater and a lot of people don't like Win 1
all sides.
in earnest and had its when he became at NAS Beaufort, $. C'
donned] an apron beginning: A chell, either. Sometimes the 1
-- -
for an hour and a half ladled interested in dramatics at truth hurts' He returned to .NAS ,Ja< kM>nvllle -
out bean soup to hungry sailors" the Naval Academy He went to Adm. Yarnell Retired3d __ next a* |x>nionnel officer I
and WAVES. The latter. it mightbe New York City where he heart} Anna Wood Shumate on the staff, continuing In this
added, had some difficulty concentrating about a play featuring Marines Time Since 39 Leaksvllle. N. C. f''padluntil October when h* j jassumwl

on the soupDonlevj's I Convinced that his Naval background Washington (CNS-Adm) Harry Walter Winchell 'Im'hell goes" 1 JMav' his present dutlen. In
1941 he
'" alllf'aran'f'f'rf> was I ought! to prove tf some E. Yainell 69, who has oneof off on a wild shooting spree !sometimes was promete4lto
unheralded, and the majority, ef I' value, he applied, for a part an<] the most distinguished (service but he hits the targEt more lilt |present> rank of lleutenantcommander. -'
{"rrMMinr-l was" unaware that a got one. The play turned out te> records in the Navy, has been times than he misses.!' .
'a.mOIJI4'l... personality was I I be the hit "What Trice Glcry retired for the third time A elm. His "studies at college, and his
ahoard Arriving at the di+.pen- 1 After that the theater was definitely Yarnell was first placed on the retired Rudy Raeicot, SIC, Lebanon, career In law, have kept Comdr.
Miry at 1000( he made. a Moving; ) in his blood, and fe (lowing list' Nov. 1: '39 and was recalled N. H. de Lancey busy!' and he hasn'
through the wards and then a role in Hit the Deck," he decided two years later to serve as My choice is the man with the had much time to devote to hobbies -
IOI''td over the low |'r.-*Mirefhamher to try his luck in Hollywood special Adviser to the ChineneMilitary raciest pen and the raciest radio or !lpOl ts. However, when
Keenly lnlee...te(l In Mission. He was retired voice Walter WinchellFiancje he was able to duck away from
the flmllliNtll'd| ma<'hinery, he, Ills first movi was "Itarl>ary for the second time Jan. 15, 1943 law the tedious job of pouring ever
toIM'f.tNl l everything earHully an (Coatit, and he must have luk- and called back to duty the following Goldberg' SIC, Bronx he books or preparing: briefs,
0 the WAVE on duty expUinedeh .., of got his exercise In a fast game
( e.peraticmFiom Hwtrorie The imtvlfw he liked has headed a special section ef My choice is' a man not many The cr) sailing .
\ there he piecfedeil to the test making were "The Great naval epeiaticns people hue have read or )heard affable personnel officer
hospital] for his stint behind the ]\f'Cilnly. ," which really put him -- t ------ about Mes Mike Gold] ef the was Pea married to the former Helene -
steam tables. and after a brief In the public eye, "Bean Ktfirahe ," The destroyer USS Reid was Dally Worker, who has the best in men' of New York City
break for lunch with the boys, "\\' .Island" and "An American teeently lost an a result ef, enemy understanding ef, world conditions static May, 1943. They live aboard tte
he began'; his slow refunds c.f the Romance," his moot recent fiction In the Philippine Islands loda '. People will be paying more
wards! talking to and shaking! film now being shown throughout area, it has been announced attention to the problems ef labor ----- ---t.- .
hands with every patient, the eimntry. by the Navy Deraitment' Next when the war is over, I think 1'm Buy, Buy War IJonOs
The popular 'flikker" star was' While ether motion picture, and of kin if casualties have been qualified to speak, since" 1 was a Or
bur rr In fortadown Armaugh radio stars go'; out to entertain ne,tifle-d, i labor' organizer in civilian life BYE BYE FREEDOM


18 January, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

r Navy Camera Experts Play Important Roles In War I

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HereAtNASJax # F

0 They Handle All

Types Of PhotosWhen

the war la won and many
things: now shrouded in secrecy;
can be brought to light, the role
of the camera, that indispensable
item of every American tourist,
will be revealed as one of the key

factors in Allied victories
Not only are cameras snapping:
a pictorial record of the war for .
future generations, but their keen :
eyes have been able to penetrate "I
enemy camouflage. they have uncovered .v- f r 4. .4 ti J' i
Axis attempts to disguise
strong fortifications, and they
have snapped valuable aerial maps
which have enabled our bombar.
diers to drop their eggs squarelyon
targets of extreme military;
value And reconnaisance photos
0 have permitted our generals to seethe
damage wrought write off the
destroyed objectives, and plan new

blows.But the camera has many other

important One of the functions prime jobs in is ,;icew ::1L 40 (I:

visual aids having proved to be ,
of utmost value in teaching. Photographs e ;r t tt tt
and movies have played,
and are still playing, their part
in accelerated training programs
Navy photographers attached to !
the N A S Jacksonville Photographic .
Laboratory are specialists R1S
in every branch of the art, and
whatever the requirements of a
particular assignment' the lab hereIs
equipped to turn it out be i it
.\\i l:.
an aerial map a movie of torpedoand ,
bomb drops and practice carrier -
landings copies of evidencefor
Naval Intelligence, crash shots,
slides and vectograph prints for
aircraft recognition units and
ACI, photographs: for UUDM's,
portraits and ID's, and publicity
photos ranging! from pin-up girls r'
and foothill: action shots to cap-
tain's inspection and m e d 1I

awards. .
The photo lab has grown in
leapt and bounds !since the station
was commissioned on 15 October
1910, On that day the first official
pictures to be logged: in the >
records were taken of the ceremonies 1S\
by photographers from the tL
Naval School of Photography at
Pensacola. The first official negatives .
by photographers attached
In the NAS Jacksonville Photographic -
Laboratory were made on L .t aaww
:: ,
14 December 19I<> on the occasionof
the first official inspection .
This was just about a month after /
the lab was established in the
present NATTC area with Lieut
Frank E. Wigehus as Photographic:
Officer During its first monthsof
operation only a handful of R
prints were made each month, but
now the lab, located in the Opera

tions Building since 5 April 1911 .... .
averages 25.(>t)) to 30,000 prints ,. .'
per month keeping: a staff of four -
officers and 35 enlisted personnel
busy virtually day and night
The photo lab set-up providesfor
instantaneous coverage of
crash and emergency assignments,
and while such jobs interrupt the
smooth flow of work in the department +Y
if necessary the entire
process, from snapping{ the shutterto
the finished punt, can be ac-
complished in 30 minutes. In ad-
dition to the regular staff in the
lab, eight men are assigned: toOVF5
to handle gun camera work
aerial photos, three planes are
ed directly to the lab to be
used exclusively for that purpose
The latest addition to the lab
and still in an experimental stage.
U:: a color room. Color photographsare
superior to black and white
prints. especially in aerial work. t
as they show up in greater detail --
\ and clarity types of terrain, water I late in 1912, while the Bluejacket liar ideas of power and love, life Wash, where weather forecastsfor
1 1 depth, and other recognition features -: Trio Get Purple I II 1 got the Purple Heart for wounds I I still can be beautiful Its hope is pilots flying to the Aleutiansare
1 I received in the Asiatic-Pacific area 1 that through association with men prepared. Miss Hunold went
Besides the daily practical work in June 1911. !| and women who participate in the north as an observer on routes
I of producing pictures a regular Heart SaturdayThree I Capps is the son of Mr. and class, one will go forth a better flown by the Naval Air Transport
training program is maintained_for ; Mrs. L, J, Capps, 1016 Jefferson man or woman for the experience." Service to learn first-hand of
j all enlisted personnel. Lectures on young veterans of the war St., Kansas City: McDaniel is the The class is taught by K. S, weather conditions in the Aleutians
various phases of photography are in the Asiatic-Pacific area received son of Mrs, Lucille Green, 317 Carlisle J. D., a veteran of 45 Her duties in Seattle are to
given by the Photographic Officers the Purple heart from Cap Pryot St.., Atlanta: and Crenshawis years of work of this sort. He brief pilots in the weather/ they
which form a basis for a tain John J. O'Malley, commanding the son of Mr. and Mrs J. E has handled young people all will encounter flying both north
course in photography which enables officer of the U. S, Naval Hos- Crenshaw of Conroe.Servicemen through these United States, and and fcouthOn .
strikers to learn both the pital, at personnel inspection last I knows the art of group leadership, the trip Miss Hunold stopped
theoretical and practical aspects of Saturday morning. at various Naval Stations including
Naval Photography, Two of those decorated were I Meet Anchorage, Kodiak Duth Harbor
Not only does the lab handle all Marines, Pft Lester Hillman Mc- t Gets Her 'Weather and Adak She prepared
photographic: work for NAS Jacksonville Daniel, 20, of Atlanta, and Pfc ; hourly weather reports en routo
'1 hut for NATTC, Lee George C, Capps, 19, of Kansas As Church GroupA } for pilots of the NATS planesin
"'4Field: Yellow Water and Cecil City, Mo. The third was Joseph Data First Hand which she was flying Flights f
Field' as well E n, Cienshaw 21 pharmacist'smate I group of servicemen from this such as that taken by Miss Hun-
Lieut }<'. G Arpin, Photographic first class of Con roc, Texas, Station and satellite fields form a old ate customary for male officers
r Officer, assumed charge: of the lab The Purple Heart went to the Ma- Church Young Peoples Class at 'I Eleven days of temporary dutyas on duty at the Weather Central
on 9 August: 1011, and on 21 August rines for wounds" received at Guam the Union Congregtaional Churchof a weather observer in the Aleutian 1, ;
1911 he was appointed as --- ---- --- Jacksonville, located at 236 W. I Islands has brought Lt (jg) --. ,.. .--
Staff Photographic Officer In this ''Lt. ( jg) Alfred N. Peters, in Church St., at 0915: each Sunday Marguerite Hunold of Port Washington GU Getting Healthier
latter capacity he visits all stations charge of aerial work; Lt (jg) morning. N Y., the distinction of Washington (C1SS) -, Hospital
in the command located in Bruce Muir, in charge of gun "The purpose of this class," said I. being the first WAVE to be sent admissions indicate tuberculosis U .
Florida each month to assist them camera work; and Warrant Offi- Keith E. Shelley, S2c. President to the Seventeenth Naval District. only 1/10 as prevalent in the
with their photographic problems cer Louis C. Harrell. in charge of "is to show young folks that even Miss Hunold is stationed at the Army today as in the last war.
Assisting Lieut Arpan here are production and supplies. though men sometimes have pecu- Navy Weather Central in Seattle, the War Department has revealed.

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Editorial Offices ------4i' I
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The JAX AIR MAVS It published weekly at the U, S.
Naval Air Station. Jacksonville. Floilda, by the Public i i4
Klatlon I Office at to the gcneinment Cople ''p
i( rare dlslilbuted e"r charge at the Naval Air Stationthe ,
VV. Bell
Naval Air Technical Training Center, the Headquarters By (haplain Sheridan "
of the Naval Air Operational Training Command Naval Bob Hope In "rNe\cr Left Home," paid his tributeto
Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs, Naval Auxll with this statement, "their abil. ,
tary Air Station Cecil Field the Naval Air Gunner School American German soldiers bark
the U. S. Naval Hospital the Naval Auxiliary Air Station Itto take It really rocked
Municipal No.1, and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station 011 their lieels. Thej'd been taught that American P
American youth was! selfish' ,
May port. :vmtli wan weak, that
f c American youth hadn't the training; that made
F'r that
Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall t'SN fA
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training "supermen out of the Na/is. What American south
had that nobody In Germany thought to mention wasindependence
E Kegon. USN "
Captain self-confidence.
Commanding Officer I pride and
Jacksonville Naval Air Station Three qualities t that free men pO'l""'..."". It I I", no

JosePhI3.L'nch. USNR wonder that the Na/ls ha>e been: astonished by the
Captain I'
Commanding Officer performance of American men because t they had ;\
Naval Air Technical Training Center something, that a Herman youth knew nothing: about.

Captain John J. Mallev (MC), t'SN 7'hev had an awareness' of freedom that was In. 1
Commanding OfficerU. \ ( ( : ir grained In their heritage. A quality they assumed an 1 1a
S. Naval Hospital ; M'/:9 birthright without any question of It not being partof i

Colonel Martin J. Kelleher. USMC (Ret.) their spiritual and lIIf'ntalC'IIIH'ln .
Commanding. Marine Barracks Officer But the things we received as a !Rift we may ac-

too llghth The world had not "'f'f'nhat Ainer.
: rent : j
; E
Dolecek ,
Commander Commanding Officer loan :onth could do because there had been no
Naval Air Gunneis School opportunities to prene' one', right to freedom. I'er-
haps' we hate been selfish and weak and Illtrainedas :>
Frank T Coihln,
Commander Commanding Officer I far as the fascist ejen of the world could see, but
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Green Cove Spring ; they were blind to the heritage that we possessed.Ihej .
: be con\lnced that there were men
could not
Bxsdanovlch. USN "ffffffff thert'i that mouse aaainl"!
Commander .
ommanding Officer win would fight for. freedom and sacrifice th -ni.seles
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field not for national glory or honor, but for aprincipal

Commander (-1 F Meberle. US' of freedom Itself, for all men.
Comnundlng Officer As long as men are enslaved In mind or bod or
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Municipal No 1 CALENDAR spirit' they are beingdenied their rightful place In

Lieut. Comdr M P Merrltt. USNR AMUSEMENT life. ,\ great: deal of our bondage Is clue to .shackleswe '
Commanding Officer place upon oiirseUew. No man can lie completely
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Majpoit Thurs' la>-"THE IRON MAJOR," Pat O'Brien. Reissue.! free who Is enslaved to an appetite or I passion. Mho

Lieut Col. Illlam\ T, Evan USMC (Ret.) Friday, ="FALCON IN IIOLIAOO1V Tom ('()II wa)'. Continuingthe is Imprisoned In any mental cell Mock that has
Commanding Officer series of the }Falc-on this adventure deals with the etforts of stopped the processes' of mind who has li\e Marine Aviation Detachment the amateur sleuth, to track down a deter killer who I U pickingoff of 1c1l"al'lluld commandments so" that his soul Is dead.

The JAX Rp NEWS receives tilted matterpprohibitled' \arious persons connected with the production of certain I \\'' have had examples of freedom. Jesus brought:

Slthoit .permission of CNSar of Department 205 E. motion picture.Saturday"GREAT. I emancipation to bodies' and minds and souls that I
42nd St. N. Y. C. :MIKE," Stuart Krwln. The story of an l1yearold were rnslaed.njone who followed Him found '
boy and a horse which he hopes| to own home' ds)'. The background : that I the chains that had stopped| their progress were
MisledAs Is Santa Anita In the pre-1'earl Harbor era. there the hot unshackled: and they could walk as free men and 1
Do meets and mixes with horse owners, gamblers, and the behind- women with erect bodies and forward looking ejs J

the pincers is applied to the Nazi armiesnow the-scenes' crowd of a race track. Eventually: he sees!' bis. horse that could face any future unafraid Hut we hateto
race to \lctor>'. remember that such freedom required discipline,
borders ve'llhear
back to their own
pressed Sumlaj'-"KEYS OF THE KINGDOM," Thomas :Mitchell Gregory too
more and more of the type of propaganda Peck From A. J. Cronln's famous noel of the same, name, this ,Vmerhan youth has discovered the hard way, 1
which would have us believe that the "screen-plaj brings to life the character of Father 1'ranci's (,hl'l- that to he strong:, and unselfish and physically" fit
German people are not to blame for the holocaust holm "who bumped his bead so often and "so hard In his stti\ings demands strict discipline. Vo wonder then, that we
which has swept the earth-that the after G. d." After a lifetime of sertlng humanity In China, he can slum to a doubting world independence| pride i
retires!' to an unpretentious I parish house In Scotland. and "1'lfc'onfhlC'II'f'11)! discipline Me ba\e to .1. 1
Nazi leaders alone are responsible. Mon(1ay)1i:7'1'EIT'wo: WOMEN," Van Johnson, Gloria Dellaten. dare' to. achieve again our freedom Is worth the dls- i
When Allied armies were thousands of The case of a nnsterluos" ailment of a lovely young chorus girl comfort and the sacrifice that It mlgtit cause u'', J
miles away it was possible to believe this. interests Van Johnson new assistant" to Dr. Lionel Barr,mort'. for \\' are a nation that ,,1II1'ro\t' the right to keepIts
that lie cures' her, but his most baffling case Is that of the hospital heritage intact A heritage that I proclaimed that
somewhat reasonable to
was assume all men were equal, all men were free.
switchboard his
girl.If'n diagnosis pnnes correct, he Is asked
Nazi propaganda and censorship had misled to I perform a delicate operation on which his career depends.Tuesda : A

the majority of the people. But one cannot }-"EIDIE WAS A I.AU1111 ;Miller Eadie: (.Ann ;Miller), j, ft
longer operate on that theory. The German wealthy niece of a Boston spinster, Is Intohed In a dual life. Navv Radio Programs 1

PEOPLE know what is going on. They'veseen Ambitious for a theatrical career, .she "spends her enings us a TI ll'iIcUAi'-
of it with Allied featured artist In a burlesque' show, her days "studying I at swanky
concrete evidence "
( lf'n1001': College. Keeping up wiTh both acthlties :Opr\I'f'Tllllf'! 'Dum (CBS) H.OO-imO
armies battering at their doors. gets her into trouble e\entiialh "'Na\'>' Headlines" \\'.1111' ISI ...-ISKIJAV j

Still they fight on. Not only fight on but Weclllf'da-"LlGIlTS, OF OLD SANTA IE," Roy Rogers Cowboy! I I'' ""Trained..he first for IJne"Vittorj" \\Uut: \(\CltS' ) 2.0030 181V1810 i;j'f

fight in an inspired manner at times. Rogers conies to the rescue of a :young! lady whose rodeo .show rum.\" .
Is on the .skids. He outwits her competitor with -
a show
This we should remember when we begin and wins the heart of the gal (Dale Evans greater "service: rime' \\\lIut; (CBS) ](fiOO.16iO:
to hear that oft' repeated tune that the Ger- I "\avyrws" \\'.lAX 17.50-17
"Nu\'>' lliadlines \\',Jill' 1805-1810.. '
not to blame.
man people are
I Entertainment m..8 &Bm .t 1D...../f R.\lTIW\\- "
i Certainly we don't want our children or I Breezes m "Halls of :%llIntt'7uIIU'1'1) (:Mut.) 1800-I810\ J
grandchildren to have to wage another war FeaturesThursday S o lf'f't'ullr Na\>''' W.IIII (Blue) 19.S0.2000!) .''I

against aggressors 20 or 25 years from now. BS {1\1)\\: '_

When it comes time to make the peace we Cabaret Dance and e Salty Humor From m m "Illueiicket Choir* 'DIiUt (CBS) 110V1HO:
should not that duties in this Floor Show, NCCS Victoryettes. g Here And There Taclflo Stor>" W.IAX (NBC) 2380-2100)
assume our : ,
USO, Church and Newnan Streets, ;\I( I\\ -
conflict are over. 2000-2300. rA..8.m5c.mmm..m.a m..a' "liN'. s. Nasty hand"1'JAX (NBC) 1230-nu ,
The Awful Truth I'nle'f'l 'I'Ime" W.MKK; (US) 1600-IIS10 .
Our leaders, backed by our people, must Wrestling, Main and Beaver (
Doctor: "You'll have a differentwoman 'Kill Nails J'lanl..t"I; U 16.W-1BH:
make sure that the German nation is never Streets Arena, 2000; admission when wife *'Na\'j' New ''" WJAV mo-i' M
again able to rear it's militaristic head to service personnel 55c. home from the hospital your comes "XII1ff'8ellln....." WJ1II 1ROV1MIO

plunge] innocent peoples of all the land into Jose Iturbl, piano recital, George Husband: "But what if she finds Tl'Ks: |J\"'-

conflict that will be even more terrible and Washington Hotel, 2000. out T"Sound ""ter'sice.Nan' Headlines'line" W.MBIt; ('BS) 18031810"Minging 1600KUOVVJIIT :

Friday Free Movies, USO, '
destructive than the present one. : Sailor""Service \VJA.V 18H-1RSO
Church and Newnan Streets. 20 JO.
---t Logic 'nn; ESIA1'-:
Lecture. Col. Jack Major, Roose- "What did you name yoah baby \ Time""Nay VVMIJR; (CBS) IfiOO-lfilO:
March Of DimesFor velt Hotel, 2030 Admission for Mose.?" a friend inquired of a Xf'\\"'" WJX 1750-1%'i"XII'Y 5 5WJiir
service personnel 50c. proud coloied father. Headlines" 8n-i8io

many years, during this particular Smoker, Malnside Auditorium, "Electricity," said Morse; .

season, we have been called upon to contrib 2000. "Queer name" ," said the friend aCJDmt'.lt'.lt' )
ute to the fund for The National Foundation ; Saturday-Basketball. NAS Fliers !. "Why that? mlOnnuranBctnov00aooootatar1Do
"Well, man name's Morse a IIg
N. C. Malnside
for Infantile Paralysis, familiarly known as Auditorium vs. 2030.Preflight, mah wife's Dinah, and if Dinah- Divine Services :

the "March of Dimes." January, 1945 is no Mose don't make electricity, what'
I Crew's Dance, Ma inside Auditorium does dey make?" acc eQCCCQCCCQCDCt'Jct'Jmt'1DCCDmt'1t'JDncnFuln"n' ' '
exception and you have an opportunity to'I Commandan ,'s Band, after i ('h.|>cl\: Munlin Read and Ilirmiach.m ""....
do your part through the 230 or more boxes the basketball game. (TTO--Holy CommuMlon

placed at strategic points on this Station. I Open House and Informal Dancing For Onus Ct 0930-Tiulnlns:10-Sunday: School" Center: umall Divine chapel ier\lc. ). .
Party. American Legion Home, Bucko'altf'r: bring me nome 10- l
-ccneral: Divine service.
Nobody forcing to do
you anything 221 W. Church Street 20JO. atce, cold tomato juice for a pick 18-1V-Nesper) er\lce,
about it. If you want to give a dime, a dozen rth.lir (haprli Miitli. !(..<) nd B\rmllliham\ A"....
times, or even more, to a worthy cause you Sunday-Coffee and Doughnutsat upWaiter: Yes, sir. And what will (N*:Vi--Rl M IRg0IO isg.. '
USD's Church and Newnan. 122 you have for yourself? (*' : )- M *. ;
have the opportunity of doing so. If you don'twi'h Forsyth, topside Blanding Bus Station 0'1:41--Dt: 1:: .
to contribute or feel that you cannot YMCA. 1100Ma"1 f
17f0Mass.IIurixtlan 1
afford to do so, nobody will be the wiser. Buffet Supper, Jewish Temple, "'rlute "f'nh't'l i Matlln Road and nirmldhmll }.
A Texas publication tells abouta AUllnf'
Infantile paralysis has shown quite a Ashley and Laura Street, 1730. West Texas cattleman who 11UO..Smalt chapel 1
Buffet Supper, Stage Show, Informal Latter liny j ihaprl. nut" .f h.tie
spread in recent years. In fact, some states awakened in a Foil Worth hotel and Itiriiiinilmni. s ..I
Dance Church and
had a disease late last summer which bordered Newnan Streets, 1845.: the morning after a big celebration I 1'sw--Mutal: : meeting.1'edncsda y) {
and drained a pitcher of ice water JewUli srr |ie- Small Chapel Muslin Road and Blinilng-
on the epidemic stage and for -A time hun A\cnue).
Monday Dance and Floor I one draught Smacking his lips, .
threatened drastic repercu sions. Show USO, 311 W. Duval Street, fie exclaimed: If I'd a-known water --- -

Perhaps it'll never hit you or your loved 2030. I tasted so good, I'd a-dug a well a I This, paper belongs to all

.. ones. We hope that it never does. However, TuesdayBoxing, Main and long time ago hands() You pay for it, and jou've got aright

if feel contribute Beaver Streets Arenas 2000. Servo to should 1.:. )
you that you want to some- say how your money
ice personnel admission 28c.
thing to a cause which may result "in some Wednesday "ABIE'S IRISH good: The enough girl: who for thinks her may no be mnn right is spent. \\'(>'tI be happy to hear from you. We'

innocent child at least in a measure having ROSE, begins a three-day run at Also, she may be left. want to find out what you don't like aboutour
his normal physical faculties restored to him 'FliRht "
, the George Washington Auditorium Dispatcher little handbill. Unless J tells us
then take this opportunity to stuff the Admission service personnel somebody

"March of Dimes" boxes about the Station. 1120. Tickets available at Welfare He took her gently in his aims these things, how are we going to know?

: It may be illegal to stuff ballot boxes, but Office. And piessed her to his cheat We welcome suggestions and contributions.If .
Rhumba and Trust muctions The color )
Conga lovely her face
nobody will complain if the "March of Dimes"'Jboxes and Informal Dance USO 311 W And lodged upon: his vest! we get enough of them we might eventually -

are, filled to overflowing. A Duval) Street, 1930. "Flight,Dispatcher." begin getting out a real newspaper.

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18 January, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page FiMIl

Men And WAVES. Dig In For Examination Former Aviation Cadets

I Have An To
.1 ;L ; k Opportunity

eI i Reenter Training TodayFormer

aviation cadets and student aviation pilots, who

I I 1 1. .. were separated from the pre-flight stages of the Navy aviation

I training program since June' 1944 when the scheduled

output of fliers was reduced, are being given an opportunityto

reenter the program. Ieassignment will commence dur-
'. 1 __ __ -_ 1 ng th a ".'.1'.110...Ift and summer or

,' Comdr. Thach Has 1945.
These men, who were separatedfrom

the preliminary stages of the

Prominent Part pilot training program through no

failure of their own but as a result -

.. Pacific Strife of an over-all Navy cutback
In aviation training, were promised:
that they would be shifted back into
(FI I Commander John S. (Jimmy) flight training when the Navy's
Thach. well known on this Station, needs would justify such a move.
h hw' is with Vice Admiral John S, MeCain's -
Recent estimate of future aviation
forces in the Pacific and
requirement have Indicated -
has been playing- a prominent role that It will be necessary! to
in Pacific combat activities recently Increase' the present rate of |iil.>>(
V according- the 15 January training to a point Komewhut
issue of TIME magazine. above the rate contemplated at

'j Commenting upon action to pre- the time of the cutback.A .

4 r. % vent the Japs from reinforcing number of factors led to this
a battered air fleets on Luzon TIME decision. One is- that the Navy
added the human touch to the picture
Here' a kliot of the main'-chow hall l ,-taken last ; ; j "His Admiral plans to speed up the rotationof
Thursday morning, but men and women enlisted' by declaring ( its fliers thereby giving 'avia-t
II personnel haven't got eating on their mind They're taking the Seaman First examination at Lt. I McCain) chief of staff, Rear Admiral tors more frequent periods in the
Cimidr. Charles McDowell of the Educational Office, Lt. Comdr. Charles' 1:. Lambeth, senior member Wilder Du Puy Baker, Is a United States for rehabilitationand
of the examining board, and Lt. Comdr. Samuel Appleton look on. grandfather, but McCain addressed refresher training In new
-- -
-- him 'Son. He addressed
as everyone
the in
equipment. Also war the
on the flag bridge as 'Son,' Pacific is now ahead of schedule,
'Seaman Jean One of them, was CommanderJohn and as the Navy presses home the
S. (Jimmy) Thach, inventorof
'I drive on Japan proper, it has to be
the Navy fighter plane technique for the difficult
prepared more job
! j Tells About i for Jap killing" :, known as ,of fighting at accelerated tempoto
the "Thach ,
keep the Jap constantly off balance
"XXXAt week's end, the U. S. In
The upward revision pilot
fliers' score for two days was fat:
not caused
training was by an
y ExperiencesDear
111 220
Jap planes destroyed,
unexpected Increase in the attrition
damaged; 2$ ships sunk, 58 damaged rate.
\ Fran: By this time McCain had
I hauled off to the South He was Approximately 7,000 aviation
Bill's been gone for three dayson off Luzon in the Philippines, look cadets and students were affectedby
1 .' his leave, and I am desolate ing: for troublexxxx." the June cutback. In order to

Great was the rejoicing when {)I Little did I realize until now how I QUESTIONS --t- return to the program, they must
have been In good standing at the
official WAVES' approval of for the new I much of my daily happiness depended I Answers On Page 7 This Week's time they were shifted to other
y garrison cap wear on I
or off station released a quietly l upon the fun of sharing 1. What constitutes the crime Adolf H idler duties or elected to withdraw\vol-
accumulated few and placed several I practically every thought with of espionage in the United States? Story untanly to other duties in the

J hundred more on sale at the him. This isn't like me to be- 2. Referring to football, who London (CNS)Although the Navy. A letter from the Bureauof
Uniform Shop last Monday and, said, "undefeated untied, unscored worries of war are turning* his r Naval Personnel will shortly notify .
: come so much attached to a per hair the of Adolf Hit- all eligible personnel that they
lucky were the gals who had early upon, and uninvited, and what gray eyes
f1, lunch hour and thereby access .to son that I can't bear up for a was the occasion' ler still "beam with youthful radiance now have an opportunity to reenter -

the landslide sale, Talk about ain mere matter of a ten-day leave. 3. Who was '"the Angel of ," according an articleprepared the program. They will then
Male booster'! What has by Propoganda Minister have to submit applications. Each
ever What would I Uo if Bill were sent Broadway
t Paul Joseph Goebbels for publication man's application will be considered -

!lifted a woman's January spirit 4. Does the of guns
overseas? What do all the other firing big
faster than a perky hat'HOW'H rain in Das Reich "Never doesa on the basis of his record
KS people do who go on living with bring on word of deception or of base the Navy's needs, and his availability .
with the I
to slug \V;U 5 There have been two presidents "
their hearts all hollow Inside intent cross his lips, the Goeb .
Glee Club, for the pleasure of named Roosevelt. Any other
Well, I'll probably find out For bels' article adds. "He Is truth
students will be
,1 hinging, the fun of an occasional) presidents with the same names? Re-accepted entered
| ertimiitiii<'e, and the benefit of right now the idea is tQ think 6. What Is Greta Garbo's real itself A at a stage of training commensurate
....u"ef'llt'llt training? :More9it4 of something else for seven more name? -- with their position at
days and be glad he's coming back Win Legion Of :Merit the time they were separated.
lelred need not
are ; they then. Instead of seven years, or 7 Who were the original Four The Legion of Merit, earned
ht solo or highly trained; just never Horsemen of Notre Dame for meritorious leadership while Former students who may have
MI their owners", 11Ito sing.t1'.tt'hS 8. What marine animal used administrating responsibilities been assigned to reserve midshipman -
: neb I ly arrived upon the' You mentioned your relativeswho the principle of the smoke training will not be returnedto
screen as Commandant, Third Naval
station are especially\ urged to live in Miami; why don't you thousands of before ; flight training until they have
years man District has been awarded to
fix it to down to visit them-
l'ombat that alight forgotten- adopted the Idea I completed: the reserve midshipmancourse
Vice Admiral William R. Mun-
> which attend the and me-say, next month when and have been
feeling: get commissioned
9. The second to
person fly roe, United States Navy 53; .
the flowers
tiiig-i <'qiialnted process by join- are supposedly at across the English Channel was an Those returning to flight
lag hit friendly group. Practice( their gayest Things look pretty American. Who was it. and when I made wrist watches popular for training will undergo training m
i i U on Thursdays. from 18SI to nice to me as they are. but I hear I 10. What international event American men? commissioned officers.
I 1080, In the small chapel, be- tell the color is really going to -
twen the large cliaix-l be splashed around when the azaleas '

.1, %Ve'r a invited to dance with the I bloom. They'll have to go |\Before T And After . I
some to beat lilacs but maybe
:Army again! Where Camp
they will. Your cousins have no
Blinding I When The bin leaves'
doubt told you a lot about Miami,
Bldg. 720 at 1915. stopping also
but I can add my one-day's worth,
at the Naval Hospital and NATTC
and I'll start by saying it's no fair
Who? All WAVES
to try to see it in a day, We had
WAVE salutes to the CommanJtng to choose between going: to Hialeah .
Officer's Band which Park and taking a boat trip
plays in the Galley every Tuesday I around the i islands where the mil. I'
from 1130 to 1215. We like the I llonalies dwell, Those pink flamingos
tunes: we approve the arrangements I've heard about live at
; we do perfectly adore the I the park, and I've always wanted
drummer! to see them, but the sight-seeing I

DIJJa ever think about havinga boat-trip seemed more alluring\ the
c> 1 picnic out in the recreation I day we were there.

are ? Cooking gear is plentiful, From a pier where dozens of
and all\ you hafta do Is sign up beautiful private fishing boats
with WAVES Welfare. and--Incidentally I were mooted and pelicans were
bring your own steaks! sitting around waiting for a free .
One WAVE on the Station is I handout of fish bait looking like I eR k+ QiQ

sadder but wiser this week-.and crabbed old uncles with their chins
also minus a tidy sum of money tucked down the Nikko passenger I
Forgetting about over $100 which craft shoved off, We-had seats I i
she had inserted in her service by the rail and missed nothing: '
blue coat and placed in her locker Islands palm trees flowers homes t : )
for safekeeping, she sent the coat the like of which I thought grew
to the cleaners in Jacksonville I just in movies The guide told

Discovering her mistake later she who owned every one, and how
frantically called\ the cleaners, but I much it cost Interspersing the im-
the money had vanished. pressive facts liberally> with gossip _
t.- and he resay. Mostly I rememberthe
sun on red tile roofs, the reflection
More Wacs Needed of a white fence delicately

1 For Hospital Work tug interlaced vine in the with smooth a yellow-bloom-mirror of I

i Washington (CNS), Because of the lagoon and a sober collie sitting I
!j Increasingly high casualty lists In a lawn chair as If the land

y aad the return of thousands> of belonged to him surveying us''
sick and wounded soldiers to the '''coolly as we chattered by

r U. S. every month the need for The tall light-tinted hotels of
, tI medical and surgical techniciansin Miami Beach made a picture-sky

Army hospitals U "acute" the line. Do you know, most of those
t War Department announced In a islands have been man-made' ";.
year-end statement WAC recruit Somebody just dug up plenty of
ing will be spurred in 1913 To sand and piled it in a heap planting Safety play a vital role In the war effort l.ach needless accident mean. just, that much less tossed
j woman who respond to their coun trees and I grass to hold it down Into the all out drive again 1M AxU. Safety U Important to animal too, a. Tracer. Ordnance and, y
try's call the Army promises specialized until It solidified enough to build tannery niacotf ran well testify. Some 19 day to two week a Tracer wait the victim of a' hit and
.training designed to fit houses on. Okay for an I idea but run driver He suffered a broken leg and other Injuries.. Here's a shot of the canine mascot taken for
them as enlisted technicians and who's going to make men mountain the, J\X Alit NIAVS: ,. whew he' was lji three months old (Hippy, and superimposed upon |t I J""*, another\ view
I the assurance of 'duty' In Army one of these days when I ..f Tracer after he wan returned fr....' the hospital, showing hIs damaged leg tightly bas caged. & when
hospital wards aiding* In'the care have to have mountains rLove. you're constrained to get a trifle, ruckle*,* with an autoR1blle'pllU"8 to think a second tll'h!. At t man a
of sick Injured and wounded soldier *>r dog, you're not helping the easy*a any when you operate a motor vehicle la such uiiMiaer m t.eeedlesdy It .

.*. Jean. Injure either one.

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I Never Change Niblicks In Midstream I Ii Big Game Saturday 1


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:, \ 4: ; Otto Graham And Tippy Dye Lead iD :'

,, Visiting NG Preflight Quintet

The Main Station Fliers will be cast in the role of under

t:....... : : r dogs for the first time this season when they mingle, in strife

t ; with the high-geared North Carolina Preflight Cloudbusters

.' here Saturday night. ,
S. Flier basketball have won 12 out of 13
Although the ..
games, tnehardwood Preflight quintet:: is a l'
: horse of another color

___ ___ : : prg Enlisted Men Coach with Dyke Otto Raese Graham has a whirlwindcrew and Don

t. tt Gleasner co-starring.
i ; A Win Initial Graham needs no 'introductionto
sports followers. A Jack of all
athletic trades, he was an All.

Golf EventAuspiciously America basketball and football
star at Northwestern and he's

the winter averaging 15 points per game on
the courts this season. It was
golf season on the rebuilt Naval who led the
Graham, by way,
last Sunday,
Air Station course
victory .
Preflight eleven a
r5 enlisted decisively -
ten teams of men
S over the Fliers here this past
officers In a two
defeated the
grid campaign. Gleasner, a tall (1) ;
ball, best ball match event. The
center, was a key performer for
was 18'/j' to lll/ .
\.t the University of Pennsylvaniateam
Jack Harvey. SpA)2c( ) former which won 16 out of 18
pro at South Bridge, Mass., and games last season.
Bill Bran enberg, AMM2c, an ex- Tippy Dye on Team, Too
pro from Ohio teamed up and The supporting cast' for the
turned In a sparkling 69, the Messrs. Graham and Gleasner in-
lowest best ball score of the day.
cludes Dean Meador, a schoolboyand
Par Is 70.Harvey. the fastest NC player on the
carding "'8 on 13 floor; Bob Mehl, an Indiana
holes, navigated the 18 holes In schoolboy; John Becker of Dart.
73 strokes for the outstanding in- mouth; Dale Leakey, Jack Tobias, .
dividual performance. Hranden- Julian Collins and last, but far '
berg shot a 75 while Lt. (Off) from least, William "Tippy" Dye,
Ted Lenezyk ]Ithe officers former basketball, football and
with a 76. baseball ace at Ohio State. ,
The tourney marked the first The Chapel Hill, N. C., Miuad ;
competition held on the links since comet hC'relth a record of
reconstruction began and the divot eight wins and two setback A
a diggers were favorably Impressedby preliminary game at 1900 in
the Improvements. Work is still the Mainside Auditorium will
in progress.In match the Station WAVES
the meet Sunday each match against the Coco-Cola girls from
counted for three points The results Jacksonville.! The main event
: follow: will follow Immediately after the
L Harvey and Brandenberg (enlisted), ladles' tussle. ,
three points, vs. Ted Lenezyk and BenSutherland Coach Sax Elliot's Fliers go on I
no points. the road next Tuesday and playa
Raymond For berlt and Wade Knlpp return tilt with the Orlando
(officers), 2>i points vs. R.V.. Rey Army
folds and F. Vesclo, ',&. AFTAC five. .
T. R. Close and E, Rlchltelll (officers The Fliers tacked up wins No. '
? + a ), three points, vs. Charlie Barnett 11 and 12 this past week on the
and E. Stewart, no points home courts, toppling the Univer-
T. Coyne and J. Rae (enlisted). 2H .
points, vs. A. Carter and J. Pen- Continued On Page Seven
darvls >,y&. ,
; Don Faurot end Jim Talus (officers),
I'i points, vs. John Rune and G. A. St. Simons Comes
Gibson 1(4 points Tie match).
W. Edwards and R. Evans (enlisted),
2 pointss.. D. F. Mullen and J. J lowell -
1.Byron. Up In The World
Abrahams and Billy Reed (en.

:tyre listed)nd2"E. A.points Trowbrdlce, \t.: Eugene, %. Mcln- Jax Municipal No. 1 dropped two,
F. Floyd and E. Burke (enlisted), decisions and as a result Lee Field
three points vs G. C. \Vlegand and R. 'and St Simons Island are now co-
D.Paul Reeves Goad, no and points.William Gambia (of. 'I housing first place in the NAOTC-
ficers( 2',1 points, \s. C U. Danielson I station basketball loop.
One of the most picturesque holes on the water-bound No. 7 green The course has and J. A. Demaree, >..

rebuilt Naval Air Station golf course is No. been completely revised by Jack Harvey, SpA2c three A. W points Hunt vs.V., with. a Cashman bye (enlisted and J.), ting St. the Simons Lee advanced cagers, 47-44 by upset, and '

I 7. It is a 350-yard, par four hole located on an (inset), pre-war professional at the Co- Odom, no points.ExGrid NAGS, 3432. Lee Field won one.

island. Above is shown the green with the hasse Country Club, South Bridge, Mass. All -ly decision smacking the Jackson

sandtrap in the background. Below is shown II Naval personnel have full course privileges Ace Is First ville "B's", 49-38. .

the approach to the beautiful but trickily without charge :Municipal No. 1 bowed before
To Win 3 Top AwardsCapt. Cecil Field 47.35, and before

..... ,, -' ... ... ... .: .' NAGS 38-33. Lake City beat the
"' "" v. .. Maurice L. (Footsie
) Britt
...'fii.Nj{ ;): :- -...-. ..... ,.;",. Rate Fliers 11th who won football fame at the Uni, Jax B's, 53-39, and Cecil clouted
fr:: ec."CJ nrl-s 1 ,:. of Mayport, 4426.
versity Arkansas
and later
: Best I In as a The standings as of January 15:
t ,.e' '
pro with the Detroit Lions, Is believed Team
L. Pct
..; :;;;.;. '"i"'Q to be the first soldier In this Lee field }r. 2 .750
R'1":7! ;,; The Main Station Fliers are war to win the Army's 3 St. Simons 6 2 .750
f. ,. top Municipal No. 1 5 .C25:!
; "" ; ranked 11th best in the nation, 3
I ''' ..0). awards. He recently received the Lake City 4 3 .571
(; l1 I"o ,fl.. .. ,. according to last week's Converse- Distinguished Service Cross to go Cecil Field 4 4 .600
(11" ;{ Dunkel ratings.Converse.Dunkel. with Jax NAS "B" 3 5 .375
; the
L Congressional :Medal of
.? 'I- : I
rates Gunnery School 3 S
the .375
f i ft': )' "'!J.1' na- I Honor and the Silver Star. He Is
.. \ tion's May<>l't 0 7 .000
top basketball teams in
/. :;..-i-!" ." ., this on terminal leave
\, ;;{;;' i!. v ..."' ,.j, ; order: Norfolk Naval Training preparing to -tNAOTC -
) I ,. .'tJ'"itr.cI,: ,w." -;;- .... -::.- ,' ,;:" ., Station 85.9; University of Iowa his retire right from arm the and Army suffering after losing other Cagers Off To
79.6; Great Lakes Navy 77.0; Ken.
By Bernard Kahn, Y3c tucky, 76.1; Bainbridge Navy 75.88; wounds in the Italian campaign. : Fast Start In 30-40 ,
St. Mary's Preflight 73.9; Norfolk I II -i- }
When the basketball revolution is over, everything's goingto I NAS 73.7; Depaul 73.7; North-I Corpus Christi Cagen Hot The sprightly NAOTC quintethas

be different. The revolt began several years ago when the : western 73.6; San Diego Marines:. The Corpus Christi! Naval Air peeled three wins off the as-

rulemakers made a radical change by abolishing the center 72.8; and Jacksonville NAS 721. Training Base cagera have reeled sembly today leads line in the rapid 30-40 fire League order and for
Other top ranking quintets In off 15 wins in 16 starts. The ,.
jump and they have continued to revise the regulations so officers.In .
the country, as ranked by Con- Comets
that the fans from time to time to are paced by Lt. (Jg) the Officers' VF5:
f frequently are obliged verse-Dunkel, Include Ohio State, Ralph Vaughn, former Universityof League, ,
)learn the fundamentals all over again. Buckley Field, Oklahoma A.' & M. Southern California star, an VFB and M)?! are knotted for the

The most drastic change written into the rule book last Temple, Arkansas, Southern Cal- All-America In 1940 when he was top spot.The SMI

season was the one raising personal fouls from four to five ifornit, Corpus Christl Navy, Ham- selected by Life Magazine as Team litudlnell W, L. Pet.
line, Illinois, NYU, etc. "America's best NAOTCShip's
basketballer. 3 0 1.000
before a player is given the bum's rush. Players can commit -------- Service 2 1 ..667vv13ly

four fouls now and stay in the game. Unlimited substitutionis 2 .667
2 .333
Enter Meet
also permissible. Boxing NowEntries 0 2 .000
Public Works
To our notion the changes are welcome and beneficiary to are now open for the Main Station Golden Gloves boxing The Otfl('(',.' IaDdIDI'II 0< 2 :.000
basketball Changing" times do I -- tournament. VPB 2 ,1 ...667.B67
bring changed conditions and the cannot afford to have players Eliminations will be conducted in all weight divisions with two MF 2 2. I .667
court game must meet the challenge foul out." flights In each one, one for novices and another for men with Administration 2 2 ..500

pfr of a modern age and Elliot is an exponent of aggres- previous ring experience. The meet gets under way early next Operations---: 0 3 :.000
.f streamlined sports. sive basketball, and there is noth- month and all enlisted personnel are eligible to participate. '
"How do you like the five foul ing sissy about the game the way Print plainly when you fill out the entry blank below and deliveror Boathouse Is Pacing
rule 7" was the question we poppedto he coaches it. He favors retaining send it by yard mall to the Jax Air News or to Lt. Martin Minor
Lieut. Sax Elliot, the competent the five foul rule after the war Levandowski, Mainside boxing coach at Building 726. Cage Circuit
coach of the Station Fliers and a
r }
ends. : Boathouse, with four wins and
fellow about who has basketball probably than forgottenmore most During the chinfest with the nary a loss, is setting the early sea. ; ,)) '-

"of us will ever know. Flier mentor, we discussed the different ENTRY BLANKMain son gait In the Minor basketball
.t It's a good rule," replied Elliot systems in use. league. The standings, allowing

7 who observers cage trends a* "In service sports, and I think Station Golden Gloves Boxing Tourney half a game for forfeits follow) :
close as a banker follows the other coaches will bear me out in rioathousa \V 4' 0
Mock markets. "In wartime the this, the kids develop from varied V'I'll 3 1
i game l.. rougher and more nig backgrounds," explained E III 0 t. Name............................................ Rate.. ................ Alrcrewman 3 1
g goo, which In M It fehould'be. "They learned different systemsof vYflI) Loft 2!, I ;

5,p. We're training men for battle play under different coaches before Division............I......... Age.,.. Weight........... i Hhlp'i tcaman! Service 2 7
nowadays and competitive sports Joining the service. Therefore: A & u Juard '2 2
matt be played hard. Many I do not believe that a coach can Personnel '
y school(: ....6 handicapped by manpower successfully impose his own sys- Number of previous fights, if any........................ C'ooUn-liakers! 1 t' 3 3 ,

.hortage, too, and thy Continued on Page Seven Marln C'orwalr 1 *Uk" : 2i!

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18 January 1945

.atl '- Iowan Performs For Fliers I Fliers Have Big New Knapsack Type Life PreserverPut

,": \ ;' t','" "" Game SaturdayContinued Into Use By Uncle Sam's Navy
... From Page Six A new knapsack type life jacket and a modified version of the old

'\ \ ; ,> :. f.,1 sity, of Georgia Bulldogs by 59-41 type Kapok Jacket type life preserver have been put into use by the
' t F United /States Navy.
.1 e i and the Lawson Field cagers from
;; Ft. Benning, Ga., by 64-37. To the Kapok jacket type preserver have been added two leg straps.
These straps will make It possible for the wearer to jumper the

*$ Fliers, 64; Lawson, 37 side of a sinking ship or from a downed plane without the fear of suffering -
a broken neck, choking or the danger of the jacket riding up
The summary: over his head.
'fvi ..
Liiucon Held- FG. F. IF.
-1 Moran I. 4 1 9 Then there is the new knapsack life jacket Designed by. Lt. Comdrk
ni.t. 4 2 10Gullo Lloyd A. Straits, USMl. it In made so that It not only will enable the
1 0 2 man to stay afloat but still enable him to swim., In knapsack position,
1 3 2 8
Nomenson Conway ,C C, the swimmer Is allotted freedom of motion without the hindrance of a
Jones, K. 4 0 g 8 collar, as in the Kapok jacket type, with the entire jacket fitting: below
Hall: g. 0 0 the shoulder line. ,

McCarthy Kezes, g. 0> 0) 0 Snap buttons hold two wing-like sections in place when the new
J J JO jacket Is In knapsack position., Unsnapped the sections completely encircle -
Total 18 :5 37.rark.oDvllle the body and may then be resnapped! in front.

Trosper. f. NASJ'U.S FT.1 If.11 While swimming' the man In the water may fold the wings back

DeMars, I, 2 0 4 and snap them Into their normal carrying position and thereby have
Kaiser, I. 5 0 10 his main buo'an'yhere he needs It most.
Bishop t. 1 1 3Leckonby I The new jacket designs have been a major factor in the low relative
f. 1 0, 2
e Brown, c. 2 0 4 casualties suffered by Naval personnel in war zone disasters.!
\ Snyder, c. 1 0 2 --- -

Strum Hunslnger c. g. 0 5 0 3 13 0 More Than Dozen Here In February I

Gothier, g. 2 3 7
Rapacz, g. 1 0 2 r- _
Frazier, g. 3 0 6
Albums Added To
Totals 28 8 64
t Personal fouls: Tiosper 2' Bishop Z,
Brown 3, Conway 2, Whaleit I 3 Jones,
McCarthy Kezes, Moran, DeMars, Ra- I Collection Here
pacz, Hunslnger and Kaiser. ,
:tree throws missed: Hunslnger 3.
Brown 4. Whalen, Gullo, Jones, Hapacz The library of record albums in
and Brown. the Music Room has recently been
Burmester Officials: Blown (Georgia Tech) and increased by the additional of overa

dozen albums chosen from suggestions

Fliers, 59; Georgia 41 offered by station per-
Rubbery armed, lanKY legged von uotnier holds forth'at center sonnel who have used the room,

tot the Station Fliers. The 21-year-old, fcl\-foot-two center<< from The summarytStevenson- ,FG FT TP lending it their interest and sup.
1 ',* Anthon, Iowa, Is an Industrious eager and works hard at his pivot f. 1 0 0 port. Newcomers to the base are
post lie formerly gave his all for Wayne State Teachers' College. Harvlll f. 1 1 3 invited to seek the Music Room
Hamby, f,
:. .' Gothier was proomted from J.g. to lieutenant last week. Burch /. 1 3 3 0 :5 6 I for the! friendly mutual sharing of
Maddox, c. good recordings. The location is
------- --- ------ -- 5 1 11
Smith, g 1 0 2 between the chapels, and the hours
.,i'; The Runway U'fy'' ft. 2 1 4 are from 0830 to 2200
Marines And Wells g 1 2 ,.. H '
Edwards, g. 1 1 3 The new albums are: -"
.;1 Continued From rage Six Great of Faith usn t }
Songs sung by '
Totals "U i .
tom, tem on the service" squads. Main Galley Jacksonville. 16 41 Marion Anderson. ,CAM SHOWS ;: ; \
"I think the best method is to Trosper, f. :5 1 11 Chopin's Waltzes, played by
I Demars, I. 2 2 6 Brailowski, pianist.Belshazzar's .
'"r find take out each what basketball he does prospect best. Then and Lead LeagueContinuing Hambrick Frazier, f., f. 0 1 0 0 0 2 Feast, composedand Tommy La Rose and llelene

"* take your five best men and set Laake p t. Wm. Walton. (yes, the above is 1It'It'ne11I
up or Improvise a style of offensive Simpson f, 0 .2 Strauss Waltzes, played by the appear here In a USO Camp
live advance c. 4 1 9 Show In
Of to up to Snyder, Boston Pops Orchestra mid-February. Tommy
that fits your material. c. 1 2 4
course, in college ball it's differ- notices, the Marine Fighters top- Serfustlnl, c, 0 0 0 Beethoven's Symphony No, 7, circulates through the audience,
,' ent. You take the kids as fresh pled the Marine Barracks, 38-9, Kaiser Gothler g 7 2 16 in A Major, Opus 92. touching personal possessions, w
0:: men and teach them the system .. and then nosed out Seaman Guard, Strum, (t g. 0 1 0 3 0 5 Beethoven's Concerto in D Ma- etc., while Helene' identifies themas
you prefer. But you can't do that 36-34, for tour straight wins in the Leckonby, g. 2 0 4 jor (Violin and Orchestra). Tommy makes the contact.
Major basketball league. Levine K, 0 0 0 Tschaikowski's Concerto No.1, The act Is back in circulation
., with service squads. The Main Galley kept apace by Schroeder, g. 0 0 0 in B Flat Minor.Tschalkowsl's again after two years during
That basketball has been revo- Totals No, 8, which Tommy served with the
pinning down \PK, 19-18, and 24 11 59 Symphony
lutionized in recent years is substantiated : 3. in D Minor. Army Air Forces. lie has
\I5, 18-10, for its fourth consecutive I Serfustini12otHaley ttothier recently -
I by the high scores of 2 Smith 2. Tschaikowski No received his honorable
2. Burch 2.
Hamby 2, Stevenson 2. HarUll -
:." today. The game Is strictly offen- Two other quintets are unbeaten. Maddox, Strum Trosper, Frazier 5, in E Minor.Rachmaninoff's. discharge.
save and the era of standing >
DeMars No.2
.. They are Boathouse and CC Stewards Free throws sd -.--:--
guards is extinct. I missed Hamby 3, Stev in C Minor.
enson 3. Edwards Haiilll Burch,
"A team is as strong as each Teams winning games by forfeit Gothier Simpson, Snyder. Kaiser Brahms' Concerto No 2 in B Quiz AnswersANSWERS
man is offensively," opined Elliot, receive only one-half a game in Officials: Spearman (TCU) and Car Flat Major
a former University of Southern ter (Auburn). Sibellius' Symphony No. 5 in E
the standings, which follow: I __ ___ :
California hardwood hotshot and .
.... W. r... Flat Major.
coach of last >ear's unbeaten St. Marine Fighter 4 o Great Orchestral Musical Masterpieces Questions On PQJS 5

Mary's Preflight crew. "Each Main Boathouse Galley 4 0 Navy Ship Total including Afternoon of 1. Espionage may be broadly

player Is equrl today In scoring, CC Stewards 3'y 3 o 0 a Faun Oklahoma, Traviata, Rap- defined as the obtaining of information
with the possible exception of the Seaman Guard 3 1 sodie Espanole, and Poet and regarding national defense
center. All five players are offensive A&R'f4 -2 2 1 Climbs To 61,045 Peasant Overture. with intent or reason to believe

I, men. The guards shoot as VF5 2 \ that the Information so obtainedIs
often as the forwards. If a man Dispensary t 2 2 Uy Camp Fetus !per Bernice WEDDINGS to be used to the injury of the
Isn't a dangerous shotmaker now, vat13 2 ,2 Here's how the U. S. Navy, larg- United States or to the advantageof
you don't even have to bother with Marine Barracks t I 3 t est in the world, shapes up at the any foreign nation
him and you can use his failure Cooks-llakers t 1',4 beginning of the New Year: The following: marriages were 2, Andy Kerr of Colgate Uni
",' to shoot to speed up your own A & a u 31Salva"e Total vessels, 61,045; total num- performed at station chapels:
n 3I!J 4. January: Louis Anthony 1'(>- versity, after his team had gone
", offensive Personnel 0.4 I ber of warships, 1,167; landing cora and JoI.le Winifred Uaillrk; through a spotless season and had
Official can make or break a Docks-}-'errl s 0 4 craft, 54,026, battleships, 23; air- lI1aneVlday I'indar and Edna not been invited to play in the
"j,, basketball game, and too often craft carriers, 26, escort carriers, Huth Penn; Call Anderson Jr and Rose Bowl classic
Norfolk Sterling at Pasadena in
Uettle 6
MoQulston January:
: .,. they do. Too much whistle blow- Norlander Leads 60, cruisers, 63; destoyers 418, K, hush and; Mary Gertrude 1931
+: Ing here, too little whistle blowIng The Norfolk Naval Air Station destroyer escorts, 496, and submarines Hahn; William W Gardner and
there, too strict Interpretation basketball quintet is the scourgeof 249. Maxlme Deem: 6 January: James 3. Reba Crawford Salvation

"f of the rules, too lax Interpretation the east coast this season. The The following table shows com- Camp Lamar; 8 Phillips January and: Harmon Dena I Yvonne>. Bennett Army girl and later a West Coast

'.. all these things cant Norfolk sailors are unbeaten. Starof batant ship construction since and LaVeta L Johnson: 9 January evangelist.
t\ spoil a game for coaches, teams the team is Johnny Norlander, 1941: ; Norman W. Quick and Jewel 4. No. Costly experiments have
and spectators. The officials who scored 486 points last season Items '41 '42 '43 '44 Bertha. Blown Rook and ley.Margaret 13 January I.. :Hayes RalphJ. : been made without positive results.
definitely Influence the final out for Battleships 2 4 2 2 and 5.
Bainbridge Navy. Aircraft carriers 1 1 15 8 14 January: Richard E Brandt John and John Quincy
come of a rage contest. Aircraft carriers escort 2 13 60 37 Helen Jefferson, Thomas Murray Adams; William Henry and Benjamin -
"Officiating I is very important," and tight at the finish, or vice Battle cruisers f 0 0 0 2 fenton Dean and Robert Helen Rubin Martha and Annette Flrtlll: Harrison.
Heavy 0 0 4 2
concurs Elliot. The crowd is sitting versa, it upsets the players and Light cruisers 1 8 7 11 Bertha Hammeiman1: Lawson B. 6. Greta Gustaffson.
4 right on top of the playersand the game." Destroyers 36 81 128 84 Connor and Betty E. Martin; IS
they can see the player betxter Coach Elliot, by the way, is Destroyer escort 0 0 306 197 ,January: Charles nistllne, Jr and 7. Elmer Layden, fullback;
Submarines 1134 56 77 lionlta Myrl Hee*; Frederick J. Ttau Harry Stuhldreher quarterback,
than the officials at times andI something of a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. - 'and I'eggje Anne Vezllle.Ueer .
i iWisions must be made quickly. Hyde. He's relaxed and usually Total .... ............ ..33 141 568 420 Jimmy Crowley left half and Don
t'. HXfhat is tough on officials wearing a broad grin when he The Navy added, in all, 5,457,490 on the Beaches Miller, right halt

"Basketball, I think, is the most sits at his desk in the Welfare tons during 1944, giving it an aggregate Pacific (CNS) Members of 8, The Cuttlefish-squid and
," difficult game of them all to offi Office but on the basketball bench of 11,707,000 tons afloat. Uncle Sam's Fighting Fleets in octopus-shoots a dark cloudy substance -
ciate. Consistency is the main he's on pins and needles and as During the year, the Navy also the Pacific are eagerly awaiting into the water to confuse
r wj thing.:: nervous as an expectant father. acquired 30,070 aircraft, of which their next beach. Navy Secretary and hide from its enemies

'The players usually set their Sax Elliot intensely dislikes de- 26,401 were tactical combat planes, James Forrestal has just ruled 9, Harriet Quimby, a Boston

:."" pace uy the officials. If they call feat and he coaches to win. It and spent $2,800,000000 on guns, I that naval vessels may now carry newspaperwoman. She flew from
:. 'em consistently the players can must be contagious for all Elliot- shells, torpedoes, rockets and other I beer and ale for their crews, with England to France in 1912, not so
judge and adjust themselves ac- coached quintets have a habit of ordnance items. I the provision that the bluejacketsdo long after Bleriot made his pio-
cordingly. But If.the officials calla winning much more often than From 1941 through 1943 76,490 4 all their guzzling on shore and neer channel night in 1909.
r 1 game erraticly, easy at the start they lose. planes were produced for the Navy. ]not on ship. 10. World War One.

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Page Eight CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 18 January, 1945

Civilian Employees' News CBS Will Feature Inspection And Survey Department I

Editorial Offices Metal Machines & Accessories Div.

Personnel Relations Office Bldg. 13 Navy Beneficial
Telephone Extension 8885: SAFETY SLANTS Inspection and Survey Department,
The Civilian Employees' News a two-page section of the Jax Air Ruth C. ItalHch: Reporter; *cv
News is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's Suggestion Award By Robert F. Taylor Frank Moriitrty and Bernice BoijlAssistant

i Civilian Employees and is sponsored by theEmplojeeV Safety Engineer *

f Association for Civil Service Employees Tonight: Thursday, January 18, How Important is Inspection?
"Now Is the time for all good
Officers at 10:00 p.m., a one-half hour
We quote in part from our
William O. KlncaJd President Phillip D. Myers, Treasurer radio show will be devoted to( a men (and women) to come to the Nation's Newspapers. In a Western *
Polly Vetter, Secretary stirring dramatization of an out aid of their Party" (Country most). state, on January 5th of this
This is perhaps one of the
Directors made
standing suggestion by a
a coroner's jury a
often written phrases of the English ::- year
Mell C. Jackson
George H. Martin Navy civilian worker-through the large aircraft corporation of "gross
Frank H. McKijjley Donald A. Woods Navy Beneficial Suggestion': Pro- language and today, as nev- negligence," in connection with a
Kenneth M. McDuffie The story of James T. er before, it stands first in im
Phillip D. Myeis: gram. Navy-Type Bomber crash on November
Daniel R. Whiddon William O. KincalJ Wong:, an employe of the Mare portance. 22, causing death to all six
Polly Vetter Island Navy Yards, will be dramatized Another Is "There's a time and civilians in the flight test crew.
News Reporting Staff a place for everything, andWORKTIME Testimony at the two-day inquestby

and Repair: Mr. Wong, son of a Chinese very definitely is various company officials and

Assembly Maintenance ................................................................Walter Riviere miner who came to this countryon NOT Play-time!!! by three of the four employees
Accessories .......................................-.....;.......................W. T. Martin a Windjammer in 1862. has The majority of accidents and are discharged after the crash showed
s Metal and Machine.-........_......Delnia E. Register "Slim" Hyler evolved a method of pre-packlng caused by CARELESSNESS that a large number of bolts were

r Engine Overhaul ................_.............-......................Lillian Lindsay bulkhead electric cable stuffing NEGLIGENCE, but a large number missing from the center wing section .
Progress .....................................................................,.........Tom Quinn tubes which is so saving':: of time are" caused by "HORSE.air hose when the ill-fated plane took
Aircraft Overhaul I ......................................................Amelia Drawdy and so productive of uniformly PLAY Playing with off. The wing panel sheered away
Interim Overhaul ...............-...........................................Laura Adams good results, that he has been and gasoline, propelled vehicles of causing the crash. The Jury found
Production Eng. _...............................................................Don Ragln awarded $3,800 for the suggestion.This all kinds, and in general, plain "there is no criminal responsibility
Production Eng .....................................>...........................J. H. Silver program/ U! the first of a HORE-PLAYI on the part of any one par-
series of broadcasts, In uliirheinjiloywH It's dangerous practice and is ticular person, and any criminal
Inspection and Survey: who have made outstanding this station and all negligence would rest with t
M & M, Accessories ...................................................Ruth C. Raisch Navy Beneficial Suggestions others. Save on your PLAY until aircraft corporation," due to 4

Assistant-Frank MoriartyAircraft will be spotlighted' on PLA negligence and lax. ha:
Overhaul................................................Muriel E. Mitchell roast-to roast Y.TIME. gross hazard methods of inspections."
a hook-up, through
Supply Department.............................,.......................Prlscilla GlennA 116 stations of the Columbia Let's look at it again, study it, How Importantis
Again: we repeat-
& R Depts...................Ora L. Dixon, R. Gagnon. Sara Verner Broadcasting System. These think TIME about FOR it.ALL NOW GOOD IS MEN THE Inspection? A bolt, nut, or
Mary Markham, W. E. Schneider Charles Ray broadcasts' will show, the Importance -a defective castlnImpt'rfect
screw missing
Public Works Dept............... .. ..................................Ethel Shanahan of the work AND WOMEN TO COME TO detective
being rivets
performed THE AID OF THEIR PARTY -- or any -
Ethel Mathews, Louise Abraham the 'h,Ulan team workersof
by (COUNTRY). parts passed by an inspector
Caroline Howell, Barbara Faulkner the Navy. could cause an accident. Let's
Supply Department ...... .......................... ..... ....... ................Leola Jones Are you, doing your'PARTT ? ? stand back of the fellows that fly
This recognition is
I public being You can by working SAFELYand
jiven to show the personal importance playing SAFELY and stayingan then, with the utmost care every
time make an inspection. It'sgot
of the Navy civilian em. we
the JOB until the JOB is done
ployees. who through their suggestions : to be rlJ'htlDIJ : !

Inside Public WorksBy are making a very esjential tough on Jamie, too, because now you know? The following! ,
and important contribu- he can't whistle or give the wolf namely -- Minnie Leone Esther
ion: to the war effoit. Turn In pall with such a mouth full. "Onething Dodge and Almeta Monts. are no
I Ideas now. As recently as longer Seamen Second Class but
Ethel :M. Shanahan four is sure, he says, "I am going
15 December 1941, two Jacksonville to take 'em out when I go: Seamen First Class. Congratulations
Certain of our members are = -- -- Naval Air Station employees to eat." and best wishes to you,
most gallant'! It was brought tc received recognition from Wash- girls
notice that they insist on lifting :;; SUPPLY Bennett Carroll has just retuined -
I ngton on suggestions that they : from a vacation spent in Welcome to the following lovely
the weighty water pitchers to fil made.! The methods they suggested girls, who just reported in our de.
Dublin where he spent
.j Georgia,
up the mugs of aqua pura at Ci =jSAlLfESJ"; will now be used on a Navy- partment. Ann Shumate Seale, -
most of his time hunting doves
vilian Mess when pretty girls sit
: wide basis. Turn in those good: and quail and participated in good Loretta "Midge" Maherr Sealc
across the table Ideas that you have. You may be and last but not least Jean
: and
old Georgia eating, sunshine
Mr. Henshau's (Arch.) son,
'.r sext. O'Bryant, Seale At the present
is back the
rest. Now he on job
and small granddaughter an
wife, :
... coming{ all the way from Tub w'jA We feel sure you'll enjoy the 'raring to go and can't go: for time they are doing a grand:: job
radio program tonight at 10:00: raring" in our Aircraft Overhaul Inspection
Lake California, for a visit. Mau
ny I..ola Jones ). m."Chips". Office on the most desirable"B"
rice Henshau is Refuge Manage] _u Mr. Rowland, Metal rack man, Shift. Their hobbles??? Well
of Wild Life at Tule Lake, and Hey you--all out for the Basketball went back to the day shift Mon- one I know is singing Yep! We
Tower Klamath Lake. Grandfather Games now going on! FronT lay He says: "I've been onlights know. We heard their latest
can hardly wait to see his 15 Supply's team is out and going I : so long I don't know if Ian "Nervous in the Service." It's real
I "
months-old granddaughter for the strong so how's about all of us I : see by day. ly good: you should hear it.
first time. getting: behind them and giving: I Grace Wynn says to me: "Are ---i- --,
As a result of persistent attention I with a 111' cheering? Schedule of Shop Twenty >fou the one who does the writing Ke-E\ams Tor 1KWashington 8
and care the egg production future games to be played by for Shop No. 20?" I says, "Yes." (CNS) Selective
on the Mauley farm has shown arise these girls:: is as folows: By "Slim" Tyler Then she shoved off and now she I Service has ordered the reexamination

in production. The "ham and'can January 22-versus SPAJtS Bill Lastinger:: has a wisdom won't come near me. of all men between the
again grace the Section's table 8:00 p.m. at Andrew Jackson tooth cut out this week. His face Cala Mae the girl: with the ages of 18 and 30 who were found
with real Florida yard variety High School Gym. Had an awful shape to it. He southern accent, has a little song acceptable for military service in
Have been told that Mr. Leonard January 21-versus COCO-COLA jays: "I am getting:: fat one side she; would like to sing to a certain pre-induction physicals on or aft
< P. \\\ Lab.) always want 9:00: p.m. at Landon High it a time." man She didn't mention the name'I er Feb. 11 but were rejected laterat
heat and more heat. He longs for I School Gym. Jamie Davis has his new store- will also zig- when I am supposed induction centers Special mill
4 the good old summer time. January 29-versus GULF LIFK- bought: teeth, now, too. "China to zag for him. "Shoa-nuff, tary inspectors will supervise the
Hie 1' W. Lab, wishes to rail INSURANCE CO. Clippers," he calls them. Sure is md I do mean 'rally'," she accents. re-examinations.
the attention: of UN co-workers, I 9:00: p. m. at Andrew Jackson -- -- ---- -------
In No. ",:(0 and No. 451; that High School Gym.
the obnoxious: odor attributed to January 31-versus PEPSI-COLA

Sev\a<;e, actually originate I 8:00: p. m. at Lee High SchoolFebruary RECRUIT A FRIEND !
from, the cigarette shortage. In .
fact, members of the |>iM| > smoking 7-versus SPARS
union are becoming stronger 9:00: p.m. at Landon II i g h
sod !stronger It Is believed that School Gym. '
Set')"'. may he coniiHlle to take February 12-versus COCO-COLA
to little feminine ones In self 8:00: p. m. at Andrew Jackson .
defense.The High School Gym.

Lab. is blessed and enhanced February 19 versus PEPSI-
with a wave of Waves COLA
Margaret: Coghlan. S2c, from Kan. 9:00: p. m. at Andrew Jackson ,
kakee III., Helen Sheets S2c, Sag. High: School Gym. t t
Inaw, Such, who are in trainingfor February 26-versus SPARS -
special work. 8:00: p. m, at Andrew Jackson

Who is that nice looking young High School Gym I VL
lady from the Lab., who frequently Scuttlebutt has I It that ,
visits with Mr. Vaughn, in Estimating ; CHARLES HAWKINS (Engine
Dept? We can calculatethe Parts) is wearing the title of
teason. POP." Come on, Charlie "MH'I
Mr. Van Wagenen's popularity are the cigars?
has taken an upsurge since the I CARL REITER (Stock '
I T ))
shortage of cI aI'ettes. Reason: had a letter from HAROLD SLAT

He has cigarette papers and the TER one i of .Supply's favoritesnow A F R-I, N D 1
on Military Furlough: ) the
art of rolling his own. Where can
we find a rolling machine ? other day. Harold is flying: for
What well-known game: is being: the Army Air Corps. In case any
enjoyed dUI'lngnoon hours Ask of you would like to write and
the expert Mr. Tovey. "give him the word" his addressis
We hope that the wives of two "Lieut. Harold W. Slater.
of the members o- the Arch. Section O-828562.! 6-st Squadron, 39th I
will think twice before accompanying Bombing Group. SHAAF, Salina,

: their husbands to another I Kansas. ______nlal _--
ALA banquet. It probably I
wan the food they ate! I). Ryan, Is a New I*. \V.Messenger .
llj/el I).
.and Mrs
We still haven't been able to
determine what has become of the White Is with the Report and .
Map Section. Joy Leaf transferred ,
New 1945 Calendars--they are as
here--or from :Mail KOOIII to IlouvIng '
scarce as cigarettes
more-friends Office! and Ruth Yeasts resigned i
don't we have any
The Struct. Dept "announces the I to keep house.

arrival of a new member. A Mc We, were !sorry to hear that Mr.
rt to replace Me F. R. McCully. ThE"S' I Brown and Mr Miller both of ,
few addition weighs 131 Ibs. 6 oz. the Inspection Department, are out i'
Hu blue eyes, and) curly hair. An ill. Hope they will soon be back
Army Engr. takes over. with, us. Mr. Turknett tells us
1 # The Navy Isn't Navy any' more he really enjoyed that hunting trip
around here--it is Ex-Army Engr: he took the other day. He had 1))
What is the matter with the re- quail for two days!
production machines in the reproduction It is rumored that Lt. II. G.
dept? They all went hay Gray Contract Superintendent, Is '
wire about the same time. Maybe going to retire for a 10-day leavein : ; .
oM age: Is creeping up! the fair city of Boston. He has : .
"I Dull news week in the Electric plans of getting: .in a bit of skiing
1 Department: but plenty of work. We wonder If he )tai beep ,f,caeticing -
But there is a question to be set down on the seaplane. ramp ,
( .. .- tied. Can effects of a champagne for the past 33\/ onths. ,
'", toast last from December 31, a It 1'al.lJ: rumo permanently JT,, -r'ATTCp. :-:-- 'I
a = .' wedding anniversary for two Stokes Jr. is attached He
weeks to the "Contract Section-
The wwk turnover I*-try-: how fortunate we are!! !) .


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.I 18 January, 1945 CIVILIAN NEWS JAX AIR NEWS Page Nine

i Progress In A. & R Plant Division Adm. Halsey Lauds Women I'

And Men Of Industry As
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4 t t ( Pacific Campaign Growsadvances J

Admiral n .Ilium F. lliKn, J".
55Y are effected only by rolling (oninmnjer, Third I. .left, reteiill\t'fiiS'r
over a welter of dead Japs. the following: tribute to Hie turn und I
The same thing can hardly be women at Amrrlmn Indunlr)',

said, however, for the Jap Navy, "I salute the productive power "
forces of which have quite
strong of America. It has built for us a )
4ur -.- frequently turned tail and run
when confronted by U. S. forces powerful, efficient Navy-a Navy

of ,anything like comparable that has met the severe test of

/ strength all-out battle. What a contrast

But the .Japery rarely surrender from the dark days of Guadalcanal f
7 t *. Japanese casualty list
I do not even contain a classification in 1912, when we attacked
for the missing. The soldier with all we had to stop the Jap.

who does' not show up after a anese, to the brightness of this
: / /5 battle is dead' and his next-of-: day, with our invincible Navy 'I
; kin eventually receives the man's swiftly and surely gaining unchallenged ,
death benefit pajment and a command of the sea. '

small box of symbolic humanalies. Management and labor can
; < 4 The only Jap) soldier who take pride in our fighting ships- ;
1:, t surrenders Is either shellshocked and the remarkable machinery
out of his senses or an avowed which you have built to drive
traitor. It is common for the Jap those fighting ships today

soldier to "shoot himself with his "After weeks of unprecedented

last bullet or arm his last grenade fighting: at the very door of Japan

t t'.. .S. Y SS and lap It to his btonta('h. your Navy was neverthelessin
df S *5 This form of suicide, like the material readiness to give a superlative
mass suicides represented in the performance on those
futile "banzai charges' of the Jap. memorable days of the 21th 25th
anese, is in no way to be attributed and 26th of October. The enemy
3. to cowardice. In the Japanese fleet sortled from their anchorages
mind, both are merely symbols and approached the Philip.
to the Emperor that the sol pine Sea expecting: to find the
:. G dier has done all he can for this United States Navy weakened by
: semi-divine personage, The "ban land-based air attacks and exhausted
zai charge' is only nominally a by extensive steaming far
military maneuver There is more from base, Instead they found the
fanaticism than hope of tactical Third and Seventh Fleets In fighting .
advantage in it. The Jap commanders trim-a tribute to the Navy's
work their men up to a ships and equipment and weapons.

maniacal pitch in virtually every "You can be proud too, of the
lost battle then lead them forward
performance of the officers and
to certain death
5 a ar tad men who man the planes and ships
General MacArthur discussing
+ Douglas -
have given Navy. Our
you your
the ability of the Jap-
5 : American heritage has bred into
S declared: "The military
t' anese them the same sort of good stuff
quality of the rank and file remains -
that we expect and find in the
of the highest Their offi-
ships and weapons industry is producing .
cer corps, however, deteriorates as
you go up the,scale It is fundamentally -
based upon the caste and "I salute the productivity of the
feudal system and doesn't repre- past, but that is not enough, You
sent strict professional merit know that our Army is waging
Therein lies Japan's weakness a major campaign in the Central
Her sons are strong of limb and Philippines You know the thou
stout of heart, but weak in leadership sands of tons of ammunition
1 :' trucks, guns, and supplies neededto
And Major General J. Lawton keep an Army on the offensive.
(Collins veteran of Guadalcanal) You cannot but see that more armies
Supervisor Fred OIi>ert>us looks on as Machinist Howard Davis operates a giant milling I Ne\\ Georgia and Trance, makes will be soon engaged in similar

I } machine in Maintenance ,Shop. this appraisal of Jap capacity' as offensives closer and closerto
a fighter, t'omparl'd11th his the heart of the Japanese em-
It) Walter Klvlere f Mr Floyd Campbell, are responsible ward Wood and Mr Herbert High- I a1.all\ )': "The Jap Is a hellina pire if this stubborn enemy is to
This week the spotlight shiftsto for keeping all steam and tower do one of the most Im sight tougher than Jhe German be decisively beaten. You must
the Mechanical Maintenance water lines in good repair at all of this divi but he's not as smart. t ven the know that hundreds of ships and
Shop. At its head are Mr Joe times' They are the fellows who lion. fanaticism of the NS troops thousands of planes must be employed
raisoni and Mr. Walter W. Scott, pipe the gas, water and air directly present moving offices and whole I we've hit Is nothing to compare to land and support those
supervisors! of the day and night to the work benches where they plant areas in a general plant re- with the Japs. We've had to use armies If anything, the demandon
khift respectively. The sections are needed. Many similar duties oiganization They are constantly bulldozers to cover Jerry pillboxes you for productive support will
comprising this group are the ma- fall to the pipefitters, who are a called upon for all types of Jobs,_ : once In awhile; if tht' 'd Increase--I repeat increaie

chinists, pipefltteis. metal workers very.. essential group in the shop I such as building new benches, I. been Jap 1IiI-ho\f'1f the use of "Your fighting men have never
carpenters and millwrights, The jobs handled by the ,sheet- ,' moving partitions, and erectingnew I bulldozers would have been common faltered yet and will not falter
and painters. metal workers are extremev! ones Often they accomplisha Cut off an outfit of Germans Keep it coming-and nothing can
Tbe machinist supervisors of the sled ranging from the makingand complete shop rearrangement in I and nine limes out of ten prevent the achievement of a complete .
day and night shifts are Mr, Fred repairing of tool boxes, cabinets one night. I they'll surrender. Not the Jap. victory and a safe and decent
P, Olivet ous, Sr, and Mr. Law- and linkers, to keeping the Last, but far from least, come On Guadalcanal we counted 2300( peace1!"
rence Turner Under the super- ducts that tarry fresh air Into the painters, who make everythinglook Japs Icing out in front of the III. ----t-
\ision of these two men the machinists the plant clear and in good re neat and shiny after the oth- vision; we captured "2. Hut we'veraptured
keep allot the plant ma- pair. It require a great deal of er groups! have completed theirwork Germans by the thou Help A Friend
chinery in repair which often time to keep the exhaust cliict The supervisor of this sand."

necessitates manufacturing parts and Macks In the plating shop group is Mr. J A. Harpe. The job A typical day for a Japanese
which are not available on the alone, in good repair, due to the of keeping not only the buildings private begins at 5:30 a, m, Within And Win Bond

maiket. By close cooperation with high rate of deterioration from themselves painted, but also the 20 minutes he must appear for
the engineering section several the fume of plating and cleanIng I roll call and morning service. He
new testing devices have been inVented a.'Id.The machinery in the buildings keep is then given an hour to police I For YourselfNow

and put into use. carpenters and millwrights, the men in the painting section his quarters and do necessary
The pipefitters supervised by under the supervision of Mr. Ed- busy constantly. chores Breakfast is at 7:30: I
that the "recruit a friend"contest
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lunch at 12 ::10. evening meal at
cent death of her father 5:30, The day is packed with has been extended to 17
Accessories"B" I Glad to Lindle Pasanen February, all NAS employees can
see join study and drill periods interspersed -
I the ranks of the B'' shift OpticaJgang. Q L Warclips with only the briefest intervals out get more into the"Introduction limning by Cards"passing to
of rest. For relaxation,
Shift How about a camera to Japanese soldiers play at bayonet their frlt'nds. Because the jobs at

work on Lindle-Whoops, sorry -- --- I practice Beginning at 7 p. m, the the Air Station are considered essential -
but "Yes, have The battle of production will end onlv ,, Service\
Bj w. E. SchneiderMr. we no cameras soldier under Selective
studies the next lesson
day's -
with the defeat of Japan Hut wishful'
? 111
t' Andrew's girl: Friday, Wave today Why thinking; hm already tanned many u'l He gets a 10-minute rest at Policies, a good many more men
( ) Margaret Kelly, is now holding Must have been some patty aft kentlal' war workern' to quit and .eIpenertima ..kt 8 p. m, and then goes back to his now in.. non-essential work will
clown a bench job in the Electrical er work on a recent Monday night, t production join tllnl. 1'he to ronreqrent our fighting tlrrrrtto men studies until :30.: Lights are out want to work here. Be sure to'
Instrument Department. Adding when several members of one department U reusing .rnl1 ronrrrn to high utfle- at 10 o'clock.An give them the "Introduction Card"so
to the rotors of had /a little gab: fest err of both them: and the ArmInfo ". I entire battalion can march you can receive credit in the
your ,"
kid? Must have had a lot to talk over to Issue of "WAK'I.II' eiulemo more than 20 miles a day. Special contest. It will be an easy way
Electrical Instruments eh .
the to ket the record straight on nri iu I 1m-
Jackie Jacobs has also been transferred take all night that way. Some of purlant .i>pe<'l. tit the war in the I'.. I patrols, starting at midnight, have to lay by some extra money in
from Gyros to that same the less rugged of the group worea title and to eniplmkize the need fur unInterrupted been known to cover 60 miles by War Bonds

department.] Here's your chanceto very alert expression on their shot !I. fired prudiMtion until the lut the next afternoon, marching con- DON'T OVERLOOK THE IM.
become real live wires. Waves. faces when they reported back I stantly without rest periods. An PORTANT PART THE "INTRO
the next night We thought Dick I In the book "We Japanese" by American Army observer who in DUCTION CARDS"' PLAY IN
How about a little cheering up Tracy "Shaky"' had been assigned H. S. K. Yamaguchi occurs the i the mid-Thirties spent some THE CONTEST TO RECEIVE
Ruth Jones
and ,
for Charlie
to this division months with the Jap army on CREDIT FOR REFERRINGYOUR
statement "The morale and
who are still! on the sick list. Why : spirit
One of those read maneuvers, witnessed one such patrol FRIENDS TO THE EM-
romnaces you of the Japanese established
not send a card or pay visit in the' army are '
about L. Pecoia, of the Bombsight on two rigid, cardinal principles returning to its post after PLOYMENT OFFICE YOU
near future? Shop, was recently wed to r that soldier shall many hours of continuous marching MUST USE THE 'INTRODUC
First a
P. J. Moore, of the Gyro Shop instead of the TION CARD" WHICH YOU CAN
Staff men.
skooter-bike since he has I Elsie Gailick. a Wave on the I never retreat, second that he
needs a
between the A & of Bldg, 951, whom he had known shall not be taken prisoner the commanding officer ordered OBTAIN FROM YOUR SUPER.
been commuting
to "back in his home town. In fact, Although events past and present them to run around the drill field V> OR.
R and the Hospital, living
make musters on time. The lea- I Pecora worked for his bride's largely bear out Admiral Hal- several times The American in The $800 in War Bond Prizes
I father before coming into the IIt'Y'S famous remark to the effect surprise asked the Jap officer if will go to those employees who
Mis R. J (Shorty), I
pon, ,
like won't ha'eany the men didn't need sleep lather recruit the
Looks most
known to most of the shop Navy. you that "theie is no liar in all new employeesup
Florence has been cutting up trouble Retting your old job ; history like the Jap" there are than mote marching The Jap through 17 February. Recruit
ns hos. back eh Matey? I I some elements of truth in this grinned cont.mptoullly: "What your friends! Help them get into
around the dependents'
new for? know how to sleep already
They -
essential work!!
Jap wiiters words Every campaign
Nothing is permanent except
pital. Yep, one of the first sur.O "
and change And speaking of changes, I. from Guadalcanal to the ----t-
RiCA 1 cases In the hospital, .____ .1-
getting along splendidly, thank I the entire A & R Is getting its Philippines has demonstrated that Sign in the powder room at
you I face lifted this week, as*the new i Jap land forces seldom give I Nursing Profession Douglas Aircraft: "Is This Trip

J. A. Libraro, Sir, one.of the I reorganization program gets underway I ground, they generally hold on I Really Necessary
newer )ten assigned to the Gyro I Anybody got a map that I until they are wiped out and our Claims Vet WorkerBy
,Shop,. was an' employee' of the we can use to find our way I Tom Quinn tient will\ be her.son'" (Lt Charles
Sperry (!y roNcoi ('0. for 29 I around ? Now Is the time for us and then stick to it"!! Fontaine Bennett) wife. You know
f months, and ban had considerable all to get in and pitch and. make I| It was noticed that Peg Neigel After two and a half yeaisseems she already has one grandson, of
experience on I). G.'s and I the new setup a tep-up in production [ had five fingers on each hand odd to know that we will whom she is very proud. Bon Voyage .
HorUonw, which should prove and in quality One of the I r that could punch a typewriter so not be seeing Fattic F, Bennett Pattie, on) your trip out west.
helpful In bill work here. best ways to do this I is to' make aNew she has been assigned to the office around because" she has chosen to Don't forget: we will be expecting

We extend our defpeM sympathy Ye u"> resolution_ to be pt. II.In the Gyro Shop to help Living return to her nursing piofession. J you back though, in the nearest
to Ann _Panda, 'on the re.J t ent every day in the coming y .8'1 I[ catch up on her work. We understand, that her first' pa- possible future.

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_, 18 January.. 1945

COMDR.- CHARLES JETT IS NEW 1 Welfare Department; Staff i

N TCenews EXECUTIVE OFFICER AT NATTC '>; Doing+ ;..11'1 t N"'n-- \ u 1 it t70lti ; Iii W(' GFt i 7d ,

-| Commander Charles Melbourne
''Nei' Exec. ,I Jett, USN, Is the new Executive

I Officer at NATechTraCen, relieving -
Commander W. II, Cushing,
tee USNR, detached.
Born in Evansville, Ind, Com-
mander Jett enlisted in the Navy
in 1924 as an Apprentice Seaman, I II

and earned the rates of S2c Sic,
By John Kichbourg, 4EM3c: and SK3c before being selected to ,

Well, the leave is no more but attend the Naval Academy at An- ti""" t*
napolis, where he was graduatedwith e
the still A
memory lingers on. '
the class of 31.
fellow really gets that "sad sack
After receiving his commissionto
feeling when he alights from the
the he nerved aboard
train in the wee small hours, rubs ,'
the USS California
the cinders from eyes he can bare-
and In 1932 entered flight training
ly keep open and wades out into
the pouring rain. I at Pensacola, winning his
wings as a Naval Aviator the f'S
By the time he finally gets a < following )'l'ar. '
taxi, he's soaking wet but so tired
j I After leaving Pensacola Commander .
it doesn't mater Nothing matters I
1 I Jett was in the USS Mississippi rj
except getting some sleep. He
climbs into the cab, settles back two years, and then served
yI with squadrons VF5, VPl and VT3
on the worn, lumpy seat and I in that order the _, _,, .. .,........
thinks about that "sack" he'll joining Saratogain -- --- -- m" -- '" "' -- """ WT "..
soon 1939 He Here are the officers Mho direct the welfare
be in, Next thing he knowssome was with the Saratogawhen program for WAVES,
the attack sailors' and marine; attached to NATTC.
is was made on They plan the picnics for
guy shaking him and saying, Pearl Harbor !Ship'g Company divisions, "book" (the movies
the the
by Japanese, and plan stage shown,
"Hey, buddy, looks like I can'ttake
further cab I later was attached to both the Sar- supervise the library and Hostess House, and In many other ways add fJ\
you My
any to the contentment ami welfare of those
atoga and stationed
Enterprise Com- here Center
as Lt.
topped:. on me,,.and_I_can't, get the manding Officer of squadron VT3 ( )mdr. C. 11. !Schmitt. Welfare Officer; Lieut, (jg) R. L. Sutherland,
DV aliU IIIU UII'Le'U agaIn. I 1- which played a big part in the left; and Lieut (jg) Harold C. \\url, right _
Our hero, still half asleep, looks : Comdr, Charles' Jett first and second battles of Guadalcanal -- -- ---
out of the cab. There's nothing -
but darkness, rain and a stretchof I Extensive Entertainment Recreational .
deserted highway Brother, life Dispensary Is Commander Jett lias been .j
hits it's lowest ebb at times' like awarded the Presidential Unit ,
these, To make a short story a Invaded By Five ribbons Citation, and in addition wears Program Is Provided By Welfare Dept. \
for the American Vf'.u.
little longer, when the guy finally -
got to his barracks, he broke out Florida SailorsA It'n'iM'r'lct', [+ml'rlcan urea Any month In the year, it's a -----
his favorite crying towel, made Campaign, and Asiatic-Pacific safe bet that the men and womenat best seller, the chances are better
mental note to see the Chaplainthe quintet of Florida men who Area Campaign medals. NATTC will have the oppor- than even that it's available at the
next a. m. and then started a oddly were thrown together for He came here from Quonset tunity of seeing at least one top- library. If it Isn't, a request to .
search for Morpheus He found duty in the South Pacific reportedat Point, Rhode Island. rate USO show and one "name Miss Hilda Henke, librarian, will
him in short order, NATTC recently for duty in the Mrs. Jett and their twin sons, band"-not to mention an almost bring it from the publishers in a

A J. Warden AEM 3c of unit 1, Dispensary. Each of them is a Charles Melbourne, Jr., and George nightly offering of first-run motion hurry Usually there Is a waiting: .
went home recently and came second class Pharmacist's Mate. Edward, accompanied Commander pictures which haven't even list for the new fiction, but ap 1
back with a wife All his ship- The group came here from the Jett to Jacksonville. been released to the public. plicants are advised by postcard t,
mates as well as this column wish West Coast after spending 21 -t--- Those are just a few items and as soon as their turn comes up. :
him a long voyage on a maritalsea months in the thick of it with an Navy Personnel part of a well-rounded program Then, too, an "exchange service" I ,
undisturbed by conflict of any Invading Marine Division, Three of of entertainment and recreation is operated through the public libraries
kind. May all his troubles be "lit- them went through "boot" camp provided continuously here, whichIs in Jacksonville When a ;
.. tIe ones." here together and are Anthony Urged To Join arranged by the Welfare Department sailor wants a book which isn't vat
I that most Guastella and Elido H Gomez, bothof of which Lt Comdr. C. NATTC but Is in a downtown
.. friends suppose know that J. G Kanic, Tampa, and John H. Coppedgeof March Of Dimes"Join Schmitt is head library, it will be obtained for him -i
Plant John C, Then, when --all he's asked to do is the '
AEM2c, has shipped out. The City Peters hails you tire of that pay
duty constitutes new from Caryville, and Donald R, De- the march of dimes! kind of entertainment, you ran parcel postage:
maid to a flock playing of PB4Y's nurse- legal is from St Petersburg1. The Throughout the Command there turn to the golf course or IIbrarj A half dozen bowling alleys l'
Hutchinson, KanScuttlebutt at five finally got together at an Atlantic have been placed boxes for the '-or a half dozen other activities are operated by the Welfare I)e-
port just before shoving off collection of contributions in the which are In motion constantly partment, and this Is about lie e k
has it that the boys for the Pacific annual drive of the National ., through arrangementsof only activity for Mhlcli any
in unit 1 are going to toss a party They saw duty together in New Foundation for Infantile Paralysis the same department. charge U made-ten cents a linn I

along about next Saturday, 20 Zealand, Bougainville, the Mar- The campaign opened last Satur- Although Lt Comdr. Schmitt, which, Lt. Comdr. Schmitt says, ,
January, in co-operation with the shalls, Guam, and on two different day and will last until 30 January Lieut, (jg) B. L Sutherland, tfnd falls far short of putting the J
gang from Visual Aids The shin assignments at Guadalcanal. Chaplain John H. Harper is In Lieut. (tjg) Harold C Wuil are re- nllevs on a self-supporting>> basis. \ a

if dig it's is slated for the Pines, and They Mere part of a hospital charge of the NATTC drive and sponsible for the Welfare and Recreation Incidentally, anyone want. 1
anything like the last Vlsua'Aids ('oml'an-mo\'lng in with the assisting him are the Ship's Company activities (except sports), Ing to start a Christmas saving.
affair, which incidentally, Marines, taking care of the and Student Division Officers the Commanding Officer has the fund ran pick up !fame loose
was held at the same place, it'll Mounded final chance bv volunteering fa
during the invasions, word_ on any .nrnnnsprl nr the
be out of this __. '" -
world. then "T Uu h" welfare Department
after a few days when a JI tuc" 1'1I.n, BaJa L.Jeutenanl S tivity, and a Welfare Board com aa pin
The first group of instructors things quieted down a little, betting Harper, "the personnel of this I posed of nine officers form the: hoy, in free hours.' Half of (that
started through unit 1 on theirrefl'esher up advance base hospitals Command has participated generously "policy" of the program, meeting ten-rent charge goes to the pin
course last week They nothing than in at least bo>'s.Then. i
more hastily established contributing to this very once monthly The board'!a
will progress through succeeding tents, but with the finest worthy cause and I am confident membership includes the Com there is a wing in one bar.
units in order until the entire medical and surgical equipment. the 1945 campaign will be just as manding Officer, Executive Off( racks, for each area, that has -
school has been covered. Invariably, it seemed, there wasa successful We cannot forget the cer: Commanding Officer of the been made into a recreation room
heavier demand for hosnitaliza- home front." Marine I Detachment, Military by the Welfare Department Com. 1
unit 2, after playing around the lion than had been anticipated. "It The National Foundation for Infantile Training Officer, Personnel Officer i. fortable chairs, writing tables,
fringes for weeks, making ambiguous 'didn't matter much," they recalled, Paralysis .is a non-profit Public Relations Officer, juke boxes, and various games are ,
statements here and "what number of bed units the organization founded in 1938 to Physical Training Officer, Wave provided for the amusement and 1
there, have finally come out witha hospitals were to be--we always assist in the prevention and treatment Administrative Officer, and the relaxation the men. There are
definite pronouncement. To-wit: found ourselves with a much larg of infantile paralysis. One- Welfare Officer Two others sit now five of these rooms but when
Unit 2 excels in everything else er bed complement and need for halt of the money raised is left In on the sessions as observe, the complement here was larger,
so why not in "Dog Patch" volley the beds than had been expected." with the county in which it was the Ship's Service Officer and the eight were maintained .,
ball ? "Dog Patch" volley ball is I These are at least five of the I contributed while the remainderof Senior Chaplain. Frequently, picnics are stagedon
a game for only the most hardy' men together with the doctors to the funds Is used by the Na "Entertainment" probably tops the station by division person.
of men and we have lots of that whom the men up front so often I tional Foundation to carry on its the list of offerings made by the nel in Ship's Company, and there
variety. Yes-sir, unit 2 is the top refer when they say to news cor- work in research, education and department, although there's a again the Welfare Department
unit, there's no question about respondents they do very: often I epidemics wide variety provided for the contentment steps in and helps. It will arrange
it. So speaks "Lil Abner" Voor- -"Write up the medics give -t----- and welfare of the men some entertainment if wanted, and .
hies Are there any dissenters? them some credit -- they're the The seaman stood rather timidly and women stationed here bears the expense of the picnic _
"Big Mike" Wandrey CSP, in ones saving the lives." before his commanding officer. Theoretically, every movie up to a cost of 75 cents per man
charge of the 7th and 8th weeksof -A- "You see, sir," he said, "my wife shown (seven a week) l unit 3, deserves a big hand for From unit 7 Cliff Bailey thinks I ain't being advanced fast run that hasn't jet been released are held each month, and the av.ciage .
the fine development of a smoothly ARM2c got back from leave on enough She told me to ask you to the public; but there'san per division is limited to ,
functioning, efficient organiza- the 13th. He was at home in I to; recommend me for a rate" occasional re-run because>> the one each quarter
tion. After hours, you can usual Washington, D, C. with his brother "I understand," smiled the CO, I movie Industry" Isn't producing In fact, one can't turn many
ly find two or three instructors (also Navy) who just returned "and I'll tell you what I'Ij do; 1'111 enough pictures to supply thirtynew ways at NATTC without running
from other units, over in building from the European theater. / ask my wife if I can." I ones' a month. The major Into some phase of the Welfare Q .
-- Department's program. Thousands
516 getting the "word" on generator producers deliver to the Navy
equipment from Chief Wan- Floridian TarsIt SO days ahead of scheduled pub of relatives of men here, for in.
drey or some of his bovs. : lic release", movies to be shown stance utilize the Hostess House
Uhu that each month It's a
month. NMTC I III part of spot where
Incidentally, any instructor who a seven-station "circuit" which students, largely, meet members
wants to be brought up to date receives those picture during of their families after the school
on generator paralleling, may contact the day has ended, and
B. Sproles month. AM soon as a picture spend a
or S.
It shown here It's pleasant evening in comfortable
Smithers mlilpjxyl l
AEM2c. both In the 8th ,
week to another station In Ihe circuit, surroundings. The average number .
building 516 These
know their stuff. boys and so on. of guests in the house each ';
That the movies brought here month now runs to 3,300:

are popular is attested by the attendance At personnel inspections, other
W B- "Hot Patch" Burns, of high as 4,200 official ceremonies, various athletic 1
unit 4, begins his leave on 17 Jan men and women have attended the events, shows, and Navy

uary Destination -- Fairfax, Vir .. ,, ,YJ' ,/ two nightly shows, and about the dances approved by the Commanding .
ginia. His pals have been trying ". '" '1,.> '. lowest figure is 2,450. Bing Crosby Officer, you're likely to
to get him to bring back a cooked >' f'f' is top (free) box office at the hear either the official NATTC
Virginia ham. "Hot Patch" I' sn't Center, while Comedian (now columnist Band or the students' band The

' committed himself, yet, one way \ ) Bob Hope is pushing him latter is made up of volunteers
or the other.T. ; ; ': for that spot. Humphrey Bogart who practice and play for recrea-

Gebby AEM2c and T Moore ; It the next best attendance puller. tlon. The NATTC Band's roster I
AEM2c are busy these days getting '.i 'i:: ; : ": ; < : 5': More than one non-regulation Includes Those about 45 men

their sea bags ready They ; ".;: 1.e .. ':. : wager has been settled at the library posters all over the I
ship out in .. .' : another activity handled NATTC area which hit you in
a few day Moore .: :
: ." .; : ,. '
,. : ', '... '.', : through the Welfare the eye are largely created 1 and
they tell me, is seriously consid- ; ; '' Department <<
,i}, -' ; ,,,, By and entirely executed by Gene
in lla-
' ering changing his name to ,. '" /ff"; \ i : : ;, phone person sailors ()
Brown. The reason, however, Isn't ,. ': eek information contained in diet, Sic-a minimum of 1,500
quite clear. I wonder--could it be I I numberless reference books on the 01 thf'nl_ -II- _rnonth__n...._ -II.- .,........,. ........
bill collectors? library shelves to settle their nr- 500 for the War Bond office, another -
took a war and the Invasions, of the South Pacific to bring together 't guments; and many others avail 500 for the Insurance Of- I

these five lorida men, now' Pharmacist's Mates, second rlass.fcven themselves of the 5,732'olumes of five, and a third 500 for the ,
God's gift to women-the roving ; though they live In this state. they didn't all meet until they I fiction and non-fiction At other Medical Department There always -
bachelor-Alfred A, Carota AEM- converged at An Atlantic port for the Pacific shoveoff ,
; and then I times they utilize the comfortable are a few "IIII4"<'Ial" or em-; "
2c, unit 5, is out of action for they Mere together for 21 months Left to right, they are: John chairs to read some of the 54 Ira ones to be done in th...Sl n
awhile. A trick knee has laid him Peters, Caryville; John If. Coppedge; Plant City; Anthony (. magazines and 25 newspapers to and Foster Shop.,
low. lie's in the hospital for x-rays Tampa; Donald K. Delegal, St. Petersburg, and Klido II. ( 'C'I I which the library subscribes, The department also maintains

w and observation. Tampa. And if happen to spot a new Continued on Page Eleven


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18 January, 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTIpN Page F Eleven, ..

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am.rrrrmmttrmrrostss.i t Naval Insurance 'Bu4di su m

I WELFARE 5 5I ,__ I 1


In year-end buying spurt,
NATTC Naval personnel pur-
r..m..mmm..m..g.8m DETACHED', chased National Service Life Insurance -

... I""y 'A with a total face value 1
After serving at NATTC since of over half a million dollars. In

February, 1941, Comdr. John EI 4 cr fact, the exact figure for the five- -
I Walrath has been detached from day drive was $614,500.
the Center for duty elsewhere. At' Directed by Lieut. W. E. Kearney

the time of his detachment he was 4I and Lieut. (Jg 1 T. L. Broad-
Superintendent of Training. Succeeding bent, assistant personnel officers,
Comdr. Walrath is Lt. I and assisted by G R. Holden, Jr.,

Comdr. Robert F. Blythe. I SK3c, the Insurance campaign began
.. Comdr. Walrath's Naval career the day after Christmas and
dates back to April of 1917 when I < ran through 30 December. All officers

he enlisted In the Navy and saw r and enlisted persons having I Sgt. :Michael Hiovlch, left, and

service In European waters aboard less than the maximum permitted Corp C. E. Hambrlck, right, recent
the USS Proteus and USS Oklahoma amount of $10,000 of Government I /graduates of 'ATTC Turret

He returned to the Statesin Insurance were urged to purchase School, are two combat *eterann -
July of 1918 to attend the Reserve additional protection 107 persons at M.A.D. Mho served side

. t'r Officers School at the Naval responded, representing' \ officers, by side for the! last 26 months.
Academy, Annapolis. After grad-I men and WAVES The majority of Iliovirh. Kmlicott: X. V., joined
uation he was assigned to the USS those buying increased their insurance the Marine Corps :3 Aug., and

r Idaho for a year of sea duty and to 10000. llambrU-k, of Atlanta, enlisted.
As of the end of the
qualified by examination 'for a year
24 Aug., 1942. They first met at
I commission as Ensign, USN. He NATTC male naval personnel was Cherry Point, and left there for

served as Repair Officer at a sec- I I t iI well Insured. 95.1'10 of officers points west In November of '4?,
tion base and that was followed bya I I and men owned the full $10,000 ,I They Mere ordnance men In an
year and a half at sea aboard Government Insurance, 3.74'1" had air group and made such spot,
i the USS Relief. Captain Henry H. \Vecott, a partial protection and only 1.16% as New Zealand, New Hebrides,
Comdr. Walrath resigned his veteran of 11'orld'ar I, Is the were without the protection at all ( Guadalcanal and others.

regular commission in August of new offirer-ln-charge of the If you are one of those in the ---- --- -
1922, at the same time accepting a NATTC Dispensary. 5% minority why not visit the Insurance -
I commission in the Naval Reserve. Department In Building SPLASHES fflOm nATTCrlw.

From September of 1922 to Feb- Wescott 500 today t
If f ruary of 1941 he was continuously Captain --1Turtle --

employed by the City of New Ro-

chelle, N. Y., as instructor, super- Is Senior Medical Soup Too
l visor or principal of industrial artsor ,
vocational shop-work. During Much For Horace

[ those years he never lost his con- Officer At CenterNATTC

-- -- -. -- tact with the Navy and prepared I Breathlessly we- opened the let-
Jinx; Falkenburg ;' successfully for each professional ter from our happy pal, Horace -
examination for promotion in the welcomes aboard Captain the Turtle, and devoured the fol- C1-ltQ'
A documentary Navy Naval Reserve. I Henry H Wescott as Senior I lowing contents. (Horace, you may An, iflIlUULt1&
rated the best of all Picture'l Medical Officer. A veteran of
He earned B. S. and M. S. degrees recall, is the Happy New Year crit- I
films, and a snappy, in I from the College of the Cityof \\'orldVar I, serving with the ter of PRO who now is in the am- "Welcome Aboard" to Fhylis
the enter- Medical in Washing Zimmt'rmanmember of Hospital
riety revue highlight: New York and M. A, degr'efrom Department phibious branch) :
tainment program at NATTC for YOl k ton and at the naval operatingbase Dear Chums: Corps from San Diego and to three
New Unh'ersity.Bt'fore
the next seven days Superintendentof at Norfolk, Captain Wescott Well, here I am down at the Ft. new cooks and a baker from Hunter. -

The film "The Fighting Lady," Training becoming, Com d r. Walrath i entered the Navy again in December Pierce Amphibious Base. You know .
is a story of a new but unnamedU. served Officer-In-Charge of the of 1941. the place where they grow-or Ssh-Ssh-Ssh and I'll let you
S aircraft carrier. It was photographed Aviation as Metalsmith School. His first duty was at the Nor- import-all the big football men. In on a secret. That large dentIn !
:: in zones of combat by folk Naval Hospital where he was They asked me if I would tryout the deck in Billet 11 was made

U S Navy photographers was supervised F.KI'VnATIIF.ltl\ : chief of bone and joint surgery.In for basketball team, but I told by Burke when she hit the deck
by high ranking Naval FOKECASTWarm March of 1942 he was transferred them I am slow and unsure They !I after a flight from her upper bunk
officers, and is produced in techni- turning to I to a destroyer base at Lon said they needed my height, but II the other night.

color by Twentieth Centui-y Fox. hot at the, possibly"Town Pump" and donderry, England, and there still said no, I never was overly II "And her tears flowed like wine,
The narrator is Lt. Robert Taylor, served the Executive Officer of
"Van's" Cold and overcast In as fond of exercise, and now I guess and her tears flowed like wine"Well -
IJSNR. The show is scheduled at the Naval Hospital until Octoberthe
name is mud.
my Miller knows
the morning Virginia now
the brig. I
JfcOO and 2000 Sunday at thel I after. following year when he returned Speaking of names, I thought how the little girl felt. Why ? ? 7
NATTC auditorium to the States.
that Horace or Lucy stuff yougave Why, Wimp's gone!
The the USO show "Right -- After brief tour of in
revue, a duty
;: me was pretty corny. What I From what we hear a couple of
About Rhythm; ," goes: on tonight Entertainment Program the District Medical Office at the heck! You could tell by the little WAVES are going to have

at 1M>0 and 2000 and features Co- I Under Welfare Philadelphia' Captain Wescott was way I eyed all those WAVES that '' serious heart trouble if a certain
median Jack Waldron: Paul Mc- Dept. transferred to Camp Perry, Vir- my name was Horace. The only I' "you know who" isn't removed
Williams\ and Co., magicians Reed Ten There he chief of bone '
; I Continued From Page ginia. was thing "loosey" about me is my' from the mess hall chow line.

an athletic gear locker in the New and Joint surgery at the Naval tongue, and I think these Ft.I I Barbara Moore spent a very: dull
Auditorium where men can get Hospital. Pierce guys will cure that.I weekend--wasn't Just rain either,
golf, fishing, tennis, and badmin- Captain Wescott's home Is Roa- told them I would be glad to I' eh Barb? (Wonder how "Red"
ton gear; and if you want to pur- noke, Virginia He is a graduateof play on the chess team if I could found Georgia?)
concertor V. P. I. and the Medical College practice during happy hour. I
chase a ticket to some my Wonder why Marion Guy can'teat
other event in Jacksonville an of Virginia at Richmond. His You can guess;: the answer to that | her chow these days? Couldit
easy way, more likely than not hobbies Include fishing, hunting, one so now I don't play basketballor be on account of a certain Marine
the Welfare Department will be golf and cabinet making. Captain chess. I in the Marine scullery ? ? ? ? ?

able to fix you up. I' and Mrs. Wescott have a daughterwho I The chow Is pretty good here, I What do you know? Pratt is
Lt. Comdr Schmitt is the Welfare was recently married to Lt. only today we had turtle soup-]I back--guess she weathered the
.. Officer and custodian of all I Comdr. Robert Skinner of theNavy's but this has me a little worried.' New Year's Party okeh. "Welcome

.a welfare funds-he's the only man I Dental corps ACommendations Will write ;you at a later date j, Back" to all you lucky people who

who can sign the checks, with previous -- mate. Happy New Year. | have successfully fought the bAt-

authority .of the CommandIng To HORACE THE TURTLE. tle of the trains and busses and
Officer. -- -- .--- ------ I are now back at NATTC safe' and
Here's a point which might in- Scott And StantonTwo at Sulphur Springs, Florida and secure for another year. Which

terest the folks back home: Despite men who have received commendations Robert Earl Stanton. AOMlc, USN, I reminds me, by the time you read

the labyrinth of entertainment for their participation 1 who lives in Kansas City, Kan. I this I'll be back in Missouri. Prom-
and recreation provided by in naval activities in the South Pa- The brief ceremonies' which took ise to pitch a snowball for eachof

t3a the department, the entire pro cific and with the South Pacific place In Captain Lynch's office you okey? By the way, I haveto
gram costs scarcely $7,000 per Forces last week received the Com- were attended by Lt. (jg) Frank really make haste-have a planeto
month on an average, and none mendation Ribbon from Capt. J. B.I I McBride, division officer of the catch and no gear packed. Bye
of the funds comes from tax Lynch, Commanding NATTC. Turret School which Stanton is at- now.
money. They're all derived from The pair receiving' the ribbons I'' tending. Chief Scott has begun his -
the profits of Ship's Service. w're'E'r1IOn Mathew Scott, Jr., advanced training in the Aviation A corset is something that keeps
1 Movies make up the biggest sin- ACOM gle item of expense each month -- --- ---

and will approximate $2,300. Soldiers Salt .
That's based on a percentage of Seeking
would have ._. .. "W' ___
what the gross income
VSO Entertainersand i been had there been an admission
charge of ten cents per person.'
Dean singers and dancers;
: Next biggest item is other entertaintjient .
Tyler Thorne and Roberts, comedy -
--big name bands, those
dancers Beatrice Berwold. pieanlst -
other specialties at the Jamboreesand
and the Six Dancing Sweet- a
others don't show up for free, _

The. M-txxlufe (at the NATTC although there is no cost to
auditorium) : NATTC for the USO shows. " : cfr 4

Tonight 1800, 2000, VSO show, entertainment" runs around
$1,700 per month. Newsprint,
"Right About Rhythm. 4''S
Friday, 1800 20<)0, "Blonde Fever printing, and newspaper engravings y ; .
," with Philip Dorn and Mary of photographs make up a a r ? S." e
in these war-priced
and Aftlor. tidy sum
Saturday 1800, 2000, "Tahiti years, and the NATTC Section of
Air News accounts for around
Night," with JinX Falkenburgand Jax
Dave O'Brien. $800 per month. Athletic gear
Mike doesn't stand up too well under e..R
Sunday, 1500, "Great ,
with Stuart Erwin. the stress and strain induced by

Sunday, 1800, 2000, "The FightIng the husky men at NATTC and replacements a ..
Lady. there account for another 4

Monday, 1800. 2000, "The Iron $110 per month.
Hiarges" U an Interesting -
Major," with Tat O'Brien and "Baggage a, s eM
little item Although
Roth Warrk-k.
mall each monthan
Tuesday, 1800, 2000 "1'nderWtwtem comparatively
of $20. Many
average >
Skies, with Wallace!'
time, the baggage of men coming -
Wednesday In here gets In ahead of themen
17SO, 2000; "Keys
and there will be storagecharges /
of the Kingdom Gregory
It's fault of the re
Peek and Sir C'edrlc Jlarwlcke.Program no ,
porting man, *o those' coM are d
borne by the Welfare Depart"
TonightThe ment.

In fact Just about anything that .
third In the series of can be done for the recreation, In line with the general plan of closer) cooperation b'h7'n the Army and Aaty, NATTC hall been
NATTC radio I
broadcasts" contentment and welfare of the doing Its share by giving the "word' on certain phases of naval aviation to selected groups of army
heard"Trained for Victory, will be men at NATTC is done throughthe men. rMiired above are fifteen army ground force men who are here from Srlfrldge Field, Michiganand
from 1815 to 1830
tonight Welfare Department Bluethrnthal Field, North (Carolina to attend the Automatic Pilot School In the front row, left to
over Station WJAX, The pro- right are: M. R. Dan, Sgt.: W. ..:. C'ard, S/Sgtl J. M. Dies Sgt.; M. J. Wright ('1I.; K. W. MHU, Sgt.;

gram Aviation will cover the Advanced Success or failure Is the difference D. II. Barr, Sgt; and 11. L. Lurk, Sgt In the rear row and In the usual order are G.V., Patterson,
Ordnance School
930 radio dial. It is between minding or under- !S/Sgt: : F. i. t SnhoKld, (pl.; W. V. (' rlM'lIull+ Sgt; A. Carl Ing, Sgt; F. F. tollman, CpL; K. H. \Vexkr,

-on your.- mining your own business t+Rt.; G. Umhl.*, ('{,!., and J. Eoly] 1'to t>II.


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Pag& Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 18 January, 1945

I .' Raiders Win Three In Row; Fighting Veteran NATTC Boxers Whip Avon I

Meet Blanding Friday NightNATTC's Park Soldiers, 4 Bouts-_ To 1

The veteran sailor fighters

Raiders, who fast apparently breaking turned Air 9.rmamramemnoamomm.asa TTMU( ) AND representing the Training

over a new leaf with the new 4 Center journeyed down to the
year week, picked to run up their two embryo victories win-last M. A. D. i BKS 17 CAGE sunny climes of South Floridr

ning streak to three games since TEAMS ON TOPTwo Monday to administer an al
the start of 1&45. i RamblingsRjBBBBBBBBBBaBBBBUUUElUlJi= tistic boxing lesson to the sol

Off their showing in the last 4 Bier ringmen of the Avon Park
hot teams shot into
two games, the Air Raiders have cage
the lead in the AEM: and Army Air Base.
an excellent chance to stretch By Pfc. Herb Johnston, Jr. Ship's
their victorious spurt, althoughnext Pvt. Bill Park this week bade Company Leagues last week, each The local boys won, 4 bouts to
week they may have their fond farewell to Sqd 1 Office winning their fourth game with- 1, for their third straight victoryof
hands full in a tentative meet- chums and assumed new dutiesat out a defeat, while In the Schools their winter campaign. Avon
ing with one of the best service the Post Office. The ex-Ohio loop, a pair of unbeaten quin- Park will have another shot at
quintets in the south. insurance man feels the change tets recorded their third wins. the NATTC team on 26 January,

The Raiders entertain the will do him good and continues to TTMU), perched atop the when the first home match of
Camp Blanding hoopsters at 2000 delight all and sundry with his ::14S Ship's Co. circuit, manhandled : 1915 will be held at the new Audi.

tomorrow at the gym, and next excellent rooster Imitations. s TTD-1, 30 to 17, and Bks 17, AEM torium.

Tuesday night are slated to meet Corp. Jerry "Judo" Stahler tells pace-setter, swamped Bks 21 by The local team was slated to

the crack Ft. Benning aggrega- this one on Corporals Charles 47 to 17. Four players, Fowler, tangle with the Orlando Army
tion here, providing the soldiersare Abarno and John Flgell: The boys Mardo, Kasun and Hermann, each fighters here tomorrow, but the
able to make the trip. The are packing a locker thru the made four field goals In the Bks soldiers were unable to fill the

local players rate the Benning :Message Center 99% of the un- 17 triumph, with Fowler addinga date and the clash! has been post
team the best they have faced wieldly thing being on the back of S foul toss for high point honors. poned until sometime In Feb.
all season. Benning holds a 54-3(
Abarno (the little guy), who'sbent Miller paced the TTMU) club ruary.
decision in tilt
previous played
double, with legs in an acute with 12 points. Alabama Dubose, hardhittinglight
there. However, the locals don'texpect
Bks 60 and TAO pulled aheadIn turned in the
as much trouble from state of parenthetical misery r ; heavyweight,
Blanding, who they defeated, 47 like this-(). Bringing up the the Schools League but had outstanding performance for
to 34, there in December.The rear is Figell (the big guy), lightly to go all out to do it. Williams NATTC Monday night when he
guiding the burden with his with a dozen points led TAO to added another knockout to his inv
Raiders turned In a red- finger tips. To the crouching a. 25-23 triumph over Bks 61. pressive record. Dubose weighing: )

hot performance last Friday at Charlie, Stahler cracks: "Wotinell MacDonald was the big boy for 172, put Soldier R. Martinez, 168,
the gym to whip the \\a>'cross ya bring the other guy along the loners with nine goals and away in the' second round.

Army: Air Base Uarhawks, fit for?" Abarno, unabashed, comes two foul shots for 20 points. Charlie Dedmon 132, added to
to 37, and gain revenge for an right back with: "Him? Oh, he's _Bks 60 edged Bks Z by 19 to 17 his string of victories in the open.

early season; two-point defeatat Just moral support! as! Forehand led the winners ing bout with a decision over J.
the hands of the Georgia
team. It was easily the Haiders' Seems there's another "Ferdi. with nine counters. Sarabtan, whp held an eight

best honing of the season. nand" in HQ., Pfc. F. Peels ex- ,......, .. __ Results of other games follow: pound weight advantage
--- --------- no.
The tilt was a successful fol- traveling salesman for a big Chicago Ship's Co.. TTHD( ) 25, TTM 17; Eddie Barnett, popular lightweight *
low-up to 44-26 meat-packing firm. Easy- Louis rugazy/: a veteran of 19 I TTG-1 49, TTS 15; TTG-O 27, TTF who suffered a rare defeat
a triumph overa I
youthful University of Flor- going and congenial, the only time months action In the l'a
ida five recorded 9 Jan., beforea the balding Pecis (rhymes with also veteran of the ring. The I 16 over Bks 26 by 32 to 31, Bks Camp I Standing, hit the road
sonorous crowd of 1,300 serv- wretches) turns on any highpressure New York City lad has won 68 of 57 over Bks 58 by 29 to 25, Bks bark by outclassing Leo Mar
icemen at the auditorium. stuff is on the handball court, 72 amateur bouts, most of them 19 over TTA-1 by 29 to 12, Bks tenaro In a fast three-rounder.

Sensational shots were plentiful where they say he's hard to beat. by knockouts Fugazy Is expected 18 over Bks 20 by 26 to 18; Both boys weighed 135.

as the Raiders rolled through, What with beach-togs promi- to the fill NATTC the bantamweight boxing team spoton lie Schools G-M over Bks 6 by 21 NATTC's fourth victory was

over and around a good Waycrossclub nently displayed in shop windowsand Is a student In AFC School. to 12 and Bks 59 over T-G by 27 rapped out by Danny Rosati, 160,
that had won five of its six "Spring" fixin' to pounce up- -- to 21. a newcomer to the team, who out.
preceding games. Harley Collins on us, ( ?) a young man's fancy Individual scoring honors wentto pointed Al Sayer 160.
and Tex Washington caged a lightly turns to thoughts of fair- Boxer Lou Fugazy Barrett of TTG-1, who ran wildto Avon Park's lone victor was

number of baskets from difficult ways, niblicks and such That's tally 28 points. His teammate, Dick Donahue, 161, who took a
angles to pace the locals, while the way it is with Pvt. Carrol foster, accounted for 10. split decision over speedy Billy

Mike Michalowski, soldier star, Carmody, erstwhile assist pro at Wins By "Losing"One Other high scorers were Lay- Ramoth, 158, In an actionpackedbout

was plenty hot for the losers. Smith's Sport Club, Sturgeon Bay, son of TTX 10; Olson of TTHD), ,

Johnny Bittner, Charlie Woddall Wis. Carmody shoots in the low or the other had to do It. 11; Ferezan of Bks 59, IS; Liddle Lt. Roy Womach was in chargeof
and Jim Ellor were strictly on the 40's and aims to organize a :Ma- Standing before a lonely, stench- of G-M, 10; Summerson and Hen- the NATTC team on the trip.
+) beam, and the NATTC scoringwas rine golf team. Sounds like a -
filled cave near Munda in New drickson of Bks 16, 10 each: Gra-
well divided. swell Idea. Let's go, golfers Georgia Island, a cave in which ham 12 and Carrier 10 of Bks 25; 'loseVolleyball
Collins tallied 14 points, Wash- talk It over with Pvt. CarmodyIn the day before 10 Jap soldiers Longenbaugh of Bks 57, 15; WAVES

ington 12, Woddatl 10, Bittner 9, Bks. 57. had been dynamited into oblivion, Townsend 12 and Lang 11 of Bks

and Ellor 7. Clint Taft, who hasa Pvt Art Rarick and Pfc Floyd stood a yeoman and an ordnanceman 19; and Reid of Bks 18, 9. TiltIn

bad knee played briefly and I Longenbaugh have forsaken the members of a Naval Avia- -A-

made one goal Michalowski was serene sanctity of "Shoulders"McClung's tion Unit attached to an am- The fair weather when good fellows a stirring overtime duel the
the offense with 14
Army points. Message Center to phibious group. get together often turns intoa WAVES NAS Synthetic volleyballteam
The U'a
payoff against >cross swell the ranks of gyrene floor- One of the two sailors had to storm when they get home scored a 27 to 24 victoryover
the combination ofVodd
was walkers at Ship's Service. stand the night watch over the
all's down the middle the NATTC girls In blue in a
shootingand Pfc. "This is host, Ray- cave, and the ordnanceman, feel-
the deter execution of the your eight page mimeograph sheet. battle staged at Mainside last
mond" Jones has been all-fired ing under the weather, wanted '
scissors by Collins and Wash lie headed west In 43 and saw week.
ington. The Raiders practically busy of late, chaperoning younger nothing more than to get away action at Munda, Guadalcanal, The NAS team battered out the
blew the Warhawks off the buddies at the well-known "In- from the tomb and its awful and Risk, during which he survived victory margin in a five-minute

floor In the last quarter when ner Sanctum" that starts with L smell.The without mishap over 300 overtime period, after the game
they outscored the soldiers 21 and ends in's, Just two trees two deckled: to flip a coin, Jap air raids. Ills unit went had ended in a deadlock. The loss

to 5. The Raiders started their the other side of North Gate on the winner having the privilegeof ashore at !Munda just 21 hours gave the NATTC WAVES a one
spurt after the Army had rallied the main drag to the greata bigga returning to his sack and after the first Invasion wave and one record with Mainside as
to trail by only one point, city. Careful, buddy-buddy; they'llbe the loser standing Hatch. The A likeable lad except when Inside they were victorious in the initial

3 -33, at the end of the third callin' it "Jones's Jernt" first ;yeoman" tossed. the ring, Fugazy never has clash several weeks ago.
period. thing you know! Tails, whispered the ord fought professionally. As couldbe NATTC players were Calhoun,

The locals had little difficultywith As one irrepressible PAL said nanceman. expected his appearance here Coburn, Lewis Schindler, Krywin
the Florida quint. Collins to another: "I had my nose be- Heads! brought a wide smile to the face ski, Brooks, Barney and Schuer-
and Bitner sparked the sailors tween his teeth, and I Just It was the luckiest "loss" that of Lt. Royal Womach, who has man. Performing for NAS were
the ordnanceman-Louis Fugazy, been eminently successful In guidIng Jacobson, Gelvine Wutke, Foy
to a 19 to 10 half-time lead, and wouldn't let go. ,
AOMlc-ever had. For that night the veteran NATTC team to Bradlec, Sarmin, Dennett and
reserves Taft, Charlie Rotman 'Till Thursday, then, and all the
Jap shells sent Fugazy's tent out
Merle Stonebreaker, Pete Husvar Thursdays to follow, ad infinitum, of this world."Standing national boxing recognition. Kirkland.
and Bob Reynolds helped pile up let's stay on the beam. Every- that watch saved
the score in the final quarters body knows what they call the life," said Fugazy who now is my a I Hard Man To Stop I
Collins with 13 boat,
came through fellow who rocks the student in AFC School here. "Iwasn't
and Bittner had nine. Ed
points feeling well, and I would
Bejamln, Gator forward, toppedthe Coster Is Detached have been right in my sack in that :
with .
collegians tilt scheduled at eight.A Cecil Field E. J. Coster, SpAlc( of the tent."

week cancelled.The NATTC Physical Training Depart- Fugazy, who recently came to "i. ;j zts
last was the ment, has been detached and will NATTC after 19 months in the :
winning spurt brings report to NAS, San Clemente Island Pacific is a versatile lad whose
season record of the Raiders, who off the coast of California. A main ability is in the manly art
off to slow start to six
got a ,
former professional wrestler and a of boxing-an ability that alreadyhas j4r21S
losses.Promotions ,
victories against seven hurdler on the 1932 U. S. Olympic won the respect of the boxing .
-t-- of the clan here.Though .
Team, Coster was In charge
Listed wrestling program here. only a bantamweight,
in order tipping the scales 18 pounds
Congratulations are as -f- \
over the century: mark, Fugazy
a result of the recent "ALNAV. BASKETBALLSTANDINGS
NATTC's new lieutenant com- packs amazing punching power
manders are A. G. Martin and W. that has brought him victory In S
68 of the 72 amateur bouts dur-
E. Campbell of the Dental Corps.
V. H. Parnell WAVE AssistantShip's Ship's Co. League ing his career. Most of hU triumphs
Team- W. L. knockouts.He .
were by
Service Officer and J. T.
4 0
Cannan, instructor in the A. O. O. ii '-\U\ ) 3 1PTM now is working out with 1
3 1 the NATTC ring team, and will
School, now hold the rank of lieu-
'TOO 3 1 fight for the Center in upcoming
tenant together with E. G DeMoss 2
2 '
Donahower rrnD) 2 home matches against Avon Park I
and W. J. students in -TX 2
the A. O. O. School. Bearing the 'TD-1 1 3 and Orlando Army teams. His
PTF 1 3 punching skill is very much in
of and half .
weight a stripe a are. PTP-T 1 3
W. D. Hunter and L. A, Oldfather, TTS 0 4 evidence during the workouts, F 1k
instructors in the Turret School, ARM League convincing veteran observers that
and C. D. Collier and J. F. Durham, he has more than enough powerto

Instructors in the A. O. O. School.A. Bks Team 17 W.4 L.0 drop an opponent with the
T. Kasehagen, ACOM, attachedto Ik* 18 3 1 big pillows.
the A, O. O. School, was made Bk* 26 3 1 Fugazy, who comes from New
Bkf 57 3 2 York City, was metropolitan AAA
gunner. iks 16 2 champ in his weight in 1935, and
-t- Bks 21 2 2
3k* 19 was on the New York-Chicago intercity -
OFFICERS'BOWLING Jks 20 1 3 Golden Gloves team the r z
Team- W. I" Bks 58 1 3 same year. He fought amateur z
Bomb, 19 8 TTA-1 SchooU 0 4 bouts until he joined the service
r TIT 15 11PT&W 12 and then continued his ring work

14 13 e:8''X.. L. under Navy blue. Weighing 120,
sn 12 15 he won the 135-pound class championship )
D 22 'AO-TTC 3 00M
of the Navy Pre-flight
Lat Week' Results5 2 1Bkl
31! : 2 1 School at Athens, Ga., in 1942
(isclydiog 'hDdleape) Bks 2 2 1 and in the same year was a member -

nom I 78 RI9 7122319AO0 Ski 3kT-G 6 61 0 3 of the San Juan Navy teamin -, ......_ -."' "' ... -,, j
St3 758 7R236Onlgp 0 3 Puerto Rico. Harley Collins, ace |)lnt-maker for the Air Raiders, Is virtually

i ---ror: 716 716-2169 War- I. While fighting at San Juan, smothered by three W a j cross Army cagers, but he got the shot away
:TT'T' 19'T TlJ 802-23ZJ The more Bonds sold the lie combined the sword and the for two points. Collins Is No. 17, In the renter. No. 14 for WaycrotM lit

A.EM --m5: '784 7342273i'1 : : quicker peace will come, Lay your I. peA by acting as sports editorof lied Tower, and player at right Is Jim Devlne. The Raiders won bf a
: Ak:W' 790 753 124-m7 hare away tor,a reigning day the station newspaper, an SI to 31 margin In a tilt played Friday at the gym: '

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