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VOL. 3, No. 28 1945

\e Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Command f


NAS Fliers Open Grid Slate ;

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Hurricane Hits Dischargees May : S. P. Officer Here Miami
Clash With Navy Eleven

j Re-enlist Without Goes to New Duty ::1

NAS, But Causes Service Time Loss Saturday At Municipal Stadium

Enlisted personnel discharged --

Little Damage from the regular Navy or Naval .
Service Men And
Reserve may enlist or reenlist in TransportationTo

the regular Navy at any time within ]"
Winds ranging in velocity up to three months after dischargeand if" Be ProvidedTo Families To Be
67 knots whistled and shrieked
a through the station Sunday night still maintain continuous Jax Stadium Admitted FreeThe
-.. as the widely heralded and long service, present permanent rating, t,\ 'Ott : '

expected tropical hurricane, dimIn- and be entitled to reenlistment al- : :\ ; I ;\ ,: Free transportation antI free

ished in force since striking the lowances, according to a Navy Jf f } admittance to the NAS Filers- time: 1500, Saturday.The .
Keys and Miami, swept out to sea announcement i :Miami NTC Tars", grid clash Sat
Department received
between Jacksonville and Daytona I this week. ..---.... .- -, ., urday at the Jacksonville Municipal place: Jacksonville Mu-

.Beach. CMDR. GORDON T. HOUSE Stadium have been ar- nicipal Stadium
Men who enlist or reenlist with-
Aerology reported the highest!I in 30 days are also entitled to 30 ranged for service personnel and The contestants: N A S
steady wind at 55 knots occurring members of their immediate
Comdr. Gordon T. House, senior Fliers
days reenlistment leave with pay vs. Miami NTC Tars.
Sunday between 2100 and 2120, i families, Lt. Comdr. Warren
Shore Patrol Officer in
and allowances. Navy
of 45 knots the story as the 1945
and an hourly average McGuirk, physical training officer -
for a 21-hour period. Almost four I I In the case of naval reservistsor Jacksonville for the past 17 has announced.A Naval Air Station Fliers battle

inches of rain fell during the blow. II inductees, enlistments are restricted months, was detached this week fleet of non-Mop buses will the veteran Miami Naval
But NAS Jacksonville's Hurri- I to the ratings listed as for duty with the permanent Shore take personnel from the stationto Training Center eleven in the
by the Navy Department. I
cane Bill, tested in two heavy open the stadium and return after
I I Court Martial Board at :Miami. kick-off of
will made in the
Enlistments be a rugged 11-game
blown last brought the
year permanent rating held at time of I A native of Santa Ana, Calif., the game, and the entire north schedule.
with storm
tion through the gale I stands", at the stadium, "seating,
f damage held to the barest mini- I I discharge, but the temporary rat I he came to NAS Jacksonville in 7,000, have been reserved!' for The game-to be played at the
ing held will be restored immediately June 1941 and served spacious Municipal
mum. as Assistant service men and women and Stadium Instead -
Another major factor in holding I First Lieutenant and Officer-in- their families.", of Mason Field-will provide
damage down was the advance If regular Navy or Naval Re- the first tip-off as to the strength
will leave few
of Buses
the Recruit Center !
warning of the impending hurri- serve enlisted men do not wish to priorto every of the "dark horse" Flier team.
minutes from the loading pit at
cane's fury, and the fact that the enlist or reenlist in the regular being assigned as Senior Shore the corner of Austin and York- The Fliers, who have been drilling

center of the storm did not pass Navy, they may enlist or reenlist Patrol Officer, town (the mat area), "starting, intensively since Sept. 1, likely
over Jacksonville. There was am- within three months in the Naval The 27-year naval veteran rose at 1100 Saturday and continu- will enter the fray in the role of
time to for the blow. Reserve, Class V-6, for inactive
ple prepare from the ranks, having enlisted ing to 1115. After the game the favorite, but they expect to en- .:
Late Friday the station was placedin duty. However, those enlisting or buses will be "stationed, on the counter a field full of opposition
reenlisting in Naval Reserveare early in 1918 as a Landsman for
storm the
condition III, with the street behind the north "stands, from the Miami eleven which is \
then hundreds of miles from the not entitled to reenlistment I Electrician (Radio) after attend and will return to the station. coming to Jacksonville loaded for
Florida coast. Early Saturday allowances. ing the University of California bear-the "bear" in
.. _. \ No tickets will be needed by this instance
station -- --- -- -
the moved to Condition
morning He underwent Reserve Officers' service\ personnel to enter the being the Fliers themselves.
II. By noon Condition I was '
assumed, and everything was Navy Release r Training at what is now called stadium, and members of their The NAS squad has been coming

made ready. Squads of men busied I Treasure Island, San Francisco, immediate family accompanying along nicely in its September
them also will be admitted workouts, but the team has not
themselves tying down all loose Plan Branded receiving his ensign's commissiona
without charge.SecNav yet reached what the experts call
gear that might be carried away few days after the signing of mid-season form.
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by high winds. Fastest OneIn the Armistice that brought World On the other hand, Miami's Tar
All liberty was cancelled Saturday Warns
War I to a close. have one big advantage in that
and all men living aboard discussing the details of the
were confined to the station in the Navy personnel demobilization During his long awl varied naval Talk they held a lengthy spring prac.
event that the hurricane struck plan this week. Secretary of the I career, Comdr. House served Against tice in addition to the regular pre
aboard the USS Tennessee USS season drills. At the conclusion
hard. Married personnel were per- Navy James Forrestal pointed out of
mitted to go ashore after things that the Navy's plan embodies the j I I Kanewha, at the Navy Yard at By SeparateeDemobilized the spring session, the Tars dem-
were made secure to look after the fastest schedule of releases in effect I I Pearl Harbor, USS Lexington, the onstrated their strength by whip-
safety of their families. in any of the armed services 12th Naval District, USS Canopus, personnel who have ping the University of Miami Hur-
In the meantime, all planes that and asked that all hands cooper the Cavite Navy Yard (Philippine had access to confidential informa- ricanes in an Informal contest.
could be flown were evacuated to ate in the Job of giving a true pic- Islands), the Hydrographic Office, tion or classified material must Head Coach Jim Tatum hasn't
fields outside the charted path of ture of the Navy plan to the gen- and the USS Relief. maintain"security and must be con I revealed his starting team as yet,
the storm. The TOY'S began their eral public. Lt Robert E. Bateman, former I but he is expected to send his
scious of their responsibilities as
Shore Patrol Officer in Savannah,
exodus Friday afternoon. Land- the could not be- of the United strongest eleven against a Miami
Although Navy former members
Ga. is Shore
serving as acting
out team that
planes began moving early is studded with former
gin demobilization until the Japa- Patrol Officer here.Entrance States Navy, Secretary of the .
Saturday. nese had been beaten down, the --- --- Navy Forrestal said this week in college gridders.The
Throughout Sunday, watches SecNav expressed the- belief that an all-Navy communication Fliers have the goods in the .
were maintained in all departmentsto the Navy will be the first serviceto StoppedIn "Personnel who have had accessto middle and Center Walt Dubzinski
combat any damage the storm reach peace-time strength, and any codes and ciphers, intelli- and Guards Barney McGarry and
might cause. Operations reportedthat announced 31 August 1916 as the V-7 ProgramSEA gence material, or classified equipment Bill Klrkpatrlck are consideredsure
water poured in through the date upon which this goal is to be must realize that the status, starters. Dubzinski and Mc
windows, and all hands---Including Garry have romped on big leaguepro
reached. .
( ) Effective immediately, technique, and procedures of such
officers---manned the swabs try- "Almost all men who are released no additional students will enter remain highly secret in peacetimeand gridirons, while Kirkpatrick
Ing to dry up the miniature flood. from the Navy will be released the Naval Reserve Midshipmen's that the disclosure of such information played for the Fliers last year
Following an announcement on through the operation of program (V-7)). The 5,000 mid- not only endangers the and with Bainbridge Navy in '43 f
the local radio stations and the local the point system, with special shipmen now in training will com-I nation's security but also jeopardizes The chunky, 203-pound center has ;
newspaper, by the Public In- cases reduced to a minimum, but plete their courses. everything for which this ward i been selected by Tatum to captainthe
formation Office, over 100 people, personnel can be assured of the In five years midshipmen was fought," the SecNav announced. Fliers in their opener
nlisted man and their families, ap- shortest possible delay in getting schools have trained more than' "The disclosure of such infor- Probable tackle starters are
_eared Sunday morning at the back to civilian status when the 60,000 reserve officers One in every -; mation makes the individual sub- Playing Coach Otis Douglas: for
Supply Buildings to sit out the demobilization plan goes into full five naval officers is a V-7 ject to trial und!' provisions of merly of William and Mary, and

Continued on I'age Seven operation," he said. graduate the Espionage Act of 1917." I Continued on I'aga_ Six. \
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Probable Starters For NAS Filers ;1

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I Here's the probable starting lineup of the T-formation NAS :Flier KG; Captain Walt Dubzinski C; Bill Kirkpatrick, LG; Otis Douglas, LT; !

: ,when they open their 1915: schedule against the Miami Naval Training I Tommy Bishop, LE; Joe Brown, QB; Charley Hunsinger, RII; Dick Frantz,

to Center Tars Saturday afternoon at the Jax municipal Stadium. The team, FB; and Bobby'' Hanlon, LI I.j .

I from 1. to r., follows: W. K. Giese, RE; Wade Walker, UT; Barney McGarry, I


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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 20 September, 1945

. The.Cats With n!All_The ",Answers .11IM I j iWork' Started. On I I BU PERS CHIEF REVEALS NAVYPLANS 'I

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I construction to pro-< I five point the program ranks ,of tending the Re-tostrengthen I, lar Navy and the balance-were- Reserves

vide NAS Jacksonville with ii I I have observed, no differ-

wat serves, to retain a component the of
creased supplies of softened < ed- ence anywhere degree
and to revise the Navy's
the Public] rendered by of these
'has been announced by to fit the need] service any
I ucational system I he stated. "There is no room ,
Work Department. in the year's men. .
of the Department
I Much of the work is already underway in the present Navy or the Navyof
disclosed recently
but according to presE'nt ahead, was I IRear' the future for any distinctions
chief '
Admiral L. E. Denfeld,
be 1 Februar: and "
calculations it will between one group another. 9
,11946 before; the completed slate of BuPers. Ad- Pointing: out that this war re.
In formal statement, the
will be placed in operation.A | a quired very highly specialized petty -
__ I key unit in the new flet-up miral declared: I Ii officer, the Admiral said It WBB
t A will be the water softening plant 1 i "Now that the war is over, the planned to continue with an Intensive -
"' ,4. being built behind Water Treai. major problems confronting the I training program design
ment Plant No. 4. Coupled wit Bureau of Personnel, aa I see it, I II specifically to attract enlisted t

this is a new, 12 inch well bein I are first, the transfer of sufficient : men with skill and high technical
drilled to a depth of 1,000 fl.'et Reserve officers and men to the : qualifications. :

Y which will provide an additional Regular Navy so that we can efficiently : The Bureau is in favor of a rap- ;
four and one-quarter million al- operate the peacetime I Id demobilization and wIll lower j
Ions of raw water dally. WheI Navy. the necessary point as rapidly as 1
I I completed, the total output of soft: 'Second, as rapid and orderly a military necessity permits. U I I- j
water for the station will amount demobilization of Naval personnelas emphasized that the Bureau does '
to six million gallons a day. Th '
-... -- ,." .-,*KW.,<*JBBBB| total pumping capacity of the sta- possible. II t older not Interpret "military necessity" t
TAKING CARE OF 60 IIUKKICAXE EVACUEES IS JUST ANOTHER tion's five wells will be nine million |, "Third the replacing of the as being a synonym for convenience t
flag officers at Ilea and ashore, wishes to get all hands I
JOB to be taken in stride by the members of the WAVES gallons daily. but
Administrative Unit The Masters-at-Arms are the mainstays of the I Under construction, too, is a whose splendid war time performance home again as soon as ,It ran b. J
entitles them to a rest, with ,
entire WAVE organization, and are required to be a combinationof 750,000 gallon raw water groun done.It .
information booth : younger combat experienced officers. Is felt that the Waves have
housemother, policeman, emergency repairman, storage reservoir.
first aid expert, Dorothy Dix, mailman, jack of all trades, fireman, To tie the three water treatment ,i iI proved to be such valuable afttttsin
I I| "Fourth, the question of the retention fields such as communications -
date bureau, and anything else any WAVE may think up. plants together, Publl specialized I'
The entire unit, caught by the Air News photographer the day Works said, a 12-inch main is being of Waves In the Navy I II Medical Corps, etc, .
after all the evacuees went home again, are, left to right: first row: laid from Water Treatment I "Fifth, a revision of the educational that it ii proposed> to ak Con-
Emily Williams, Armenia Anderson and Mary Alice Barber; second : Plant No. 3 in Dewey Park to the system of the Navy to fit gress to make provision for a
low: Lee Roberts, Ensign Olga Ocevedo, Lt. Hilda Guenther, Lt, old Boot Camp where it will connect the needs of" the service\ In the I Wave component in the peace time

Blinn, Abbie Bogart, Agnes Mitchell, Majorie Mitchell, and Margaret I 18-inch main from Water Treatment I Taking up the program: point by I open to those women who are interested -
I'egelow Fourth row: Florence Bagwell, Deva Granger, Sally Barnett Plant No. 1,, running behim point, Admiral Denfeld said that'' In continuing with military
Ola Clawson, Lenora King and Stephanie Kander. Fifth row: Swimming Pools No 1 and 2, it was the Bureau's intention to' service.Since ,
Betty Tiedt, Ruby Ebert, Esther Knight and June Dehn along Langley, Enterprise, and I emphasize that the Navy will be I the Naval Academy does
-- --- ----- -- i Mustin, then back of the WAVE;! I one Navy. Men transferring from not have facilities to produce a*
quarters, will connect with Water I the Reserve will in all cases be put I many future officers as the Navy ;
Industry Predicts Design A Dress ,I Treatment Plant No. 2, This tie upon exactly the same basis as the will need, a plan is being studied
: up, it was stated, will enable the 'Regulars.. Officers will be transferred which would provide for the entab-
Job Boom In And Win A BondIs 'department to hook up another I in their temporary ranks; lishment of a NROTC in the 1 leading -
plant when one is threatened will] they will take precedence with educational institutions of the

U. S. After Slump WAVE Project I a serious; drain on its capacity. present officers of the Regular I' country At the end of college, outstanding -
Simultaneously, additional Ovate Navy of the same ranks They will candidates would be tho-

By Camp Newspaper Service I WAVES are already turning I In treatment facilities ate being constructed receive credit for all active duty len from the NROTC groups for
Although total employment In 'sketches and notes as entries i In at each of the station'sthree ; 'during the emergency, and will l : further work at the Academy

the U. S. is expected to fall 12<;'% the recently announced contest offering I power plants to provide have the same rights to allow-, "We Intend to retain in the administration -
after reconversion it should be< "l' prizes for the best uniform water tailored to meet their spec!- I, ances, retirement pay, and all other of Naval personnel! In

24% higher than it was in 1940. to-civilian garb reconversion. :' fIe needs. Here, water will to be reduced I benefits It is the firm conviction the future those modern methods
to zero: hardness prevt'nt I says Admiral Denfeld, to and techniques which have been
These estimates are based upon: Sponsored by the Welfare De boiler scale and corrosion in the ,
make transfer as attractive as Introduced the It Is
conducted by the Committee partment, the contest will give i a lines which have been evidenced possible war.
a survey steam '
in order to retain in the definite to to it that
our plan see
bond to the WAVE wh<
Development from report $25 victory I in the past,
Navy the best of the Reserve officers the Navy does not become material -
the best idea on how the<
tiled by 100 cities and counties offers I All construction is being don
WAVE uniforms can be who have done such a fines Job minded to the exclusion cf adequate -
the country. regulation contractors under the
throughout by private
I in fighting the war. i ; research and development
remodeled for civilian use. As sec of Captain D. B. Ven.
to the< supervision I
Even more encouraging "On there
my flagship were only m personnel administration and
end a complete Houblgan of construe
prize offlcer-ln-charge
veteran is the fact that' tres, I
jobseeking a handful of officers! of the method he
Regu- concluded
57 of the communities .un'eyed cosmetic kit will be given. lion, Public Works ", ,:"..nt.lands -_ -- M
There is no limit on the numbei %JL_---- --
actually predicted greater employ fc---- I SaIUl'dQ Ilor- |
Happy !
which each
ment after reconversion than they of ideas and sketches
enjoyed during their wartime Individual may submit; Style and At 175 Per "

peaks. primary simplicity points of conversion, according are to the Lt In SeaSurvivesTo L "
The CED estimates that the re '
Eleanor Flint, Ensign Betsy Manly -
,conversion will, be completed -
( period Eleanor Wightman, RMlc Ber ;
Tell About It ;
1946. that
September, By
by I nadine Luthye, AMM3c, and Ter .
time the reemployment of many
Staudt, RMlc, who compos< ; ,
men laid off when wartime production ry Landing in the China Sea at <
the board of judges.The .
stopped, plus that of return I extraordinary speed of 175 _
ing servicemen should be in high contest opened 10 September an hour with more than six feet
pear. Unemployment: is expectec i and will close 24 September. II shot away from the right wing of

to reach its peak this fall in many lis planned that large drawings will I his Hellcat fighter, Lt. Comdr. AlI -
industries but after that there be made up for a complete civihar belt O. Vorse Jr, USN, lived tctell
should be "a progressive reemployment I I I wardrobe, based on the winning I the story of his fourth water,
of workers by companiesthat ideas These drawings will be on landing in the Pacific war'Commander
display in the WAVES barracks I of the air group
have reconverted to peace :
shortly after the prizes are announced aboard one of the Navy's fast car-
time production.
In addition, all ideas will iers, Lt. Comdr. Vorse led a
According to Walter D. Fuller, and mim- and bombers
I be compiled, organized, itrike of fighters
chairman of the CED Field Development off
eographed for general distribution against Japanese shipping
Division, the reports Indicated to all the WAVES. the southern coast of Formosa,,
that "business men are planning -- I His Grumman Hellcat fighter was
) boldly to assure high level bomb.
I (carrying ,,
productive employment as rapidly Old Cruiser Spotting a Japanese deslt',1,
MI it can be provided after recon- I I Lt. Comdr. Voise dived throughleavy 4e '4t$

version" I Fought HardEleven I anti-aircraft fire and '

'The reports," he said, "have hopped his bomb from 200 feet,
been checked carefully after the I years old is pretty ancient la he dropped he felt a terrific j\

data were received from individual for a fighting ship but the explosion and the next thing he
employers. We believe comparable heavy cruiser USS Tuscaloosa knew his plane was on its back _
figures will be submitted later by fought the war in both oceans ands I'! tith a large section of the right

hundreds of other communities as at Japan's front door when *ing gone,
which make up the national CED the fighting ended, The Navy pilot managed to
organization." Commissioned in 1934, the Tuscaloosa avoid crashingand pulled his ,

-- -- spent the peace :years makIng plane Into level flight. Lookingback I I
good will tours to neighboring lie aw the enemy chip exploding -
.Don't Send Mail To Men I countries, taking part of fleet ma- a* he headed out to sea
neuvers, and perfecting one of the with his wingman In a dfttprr-
Returning From Overseas Navy's flnest.gunnery crews. When ate attempt to get back to the

_With the announcement that\, de- !I war threatened this country in ('8rr r.
mobilization will be speeded up by' 1940, she was assigned to the Five different times his plane
the inclusion of credit points for North Atlantic neutrality patrol, ust about rolled over again. He
overseas service, Naval postal au- ,'and then later to escort duty on I mew it would be impossible to land
that the: northern route to Russia. I aboard his carrier end he rouldn'tgain
thorities suggest no packages
I I One of her altitude to parachute
be sent to men known to be returning major exploits was enough
within the next! few In 1942 when Russia was in dire lafely. Luck stayed with him until -
months. straits for supplies and'' freighters he had the task force In sight
were being suck almost as fast as The only course left was to land
Letters and packages sent to they were sent in. The Tuscaloosa In the water at a very high speed
Naval personnel returning to the I I was packed solid with supplies, to keep him from "spinning In," ,
States for discharge rehabilitation i I and accompanied by a single destroyer hat is, diving straight down.
leave or shore duty will be re- :I successfully fought off the Lt. Comdr. Vorse hit the water
turned to the sender unless the U-boats and bombers to deliver the I at 175 miles an hour and made a N

serviceman: has left a civilian for- I i, much needed! cargo. Upon her return >erfect )landing His only Injury
warding address. No men will be 1 to Marmansk, she was again ras a scratch on his knee, Incurred
forwarded to separation centers or I rowded but this time with hundreds as he climbed out of his plane into
to receiving ships. I of survivors from sunk Allied -I hla life'raft Thirty minutes later

However, if a man is definitely' cargo ships, who were sent he was safely aboard a United'
known to be assigned to a particular jack home. itates destioyer.The .

occupation force then it is j The Tuscaloosa took part in the -- --

permissible to send both packagesand African invasion and then went USS Newcomb, a 2100-ton

letters. >back to her northern route where destroyer, attacked by seven Jap- 111I&[ -
-- she carried in a relief garrison for ,I nee suicide planes near le Shima Jll'RKlCAN'K OK M J1UIUWANK NAS Jacksonville still

rrac.'fjc.1 the badly battered Spitzbergen In the Ryukus within a two-hour manages to get in the physical training required by the new five-clay

New York (CNS)-The Mart- ontlngent. nod on 6 April 1945/ absorbed 'week diiective. The boys In the top photo seem more concernedwith
time Commission placed some In the spring of 1944, she took four hits, shot down the other who gets the pigskin than the big blow coming;. and the guys
bells on sale. Some, time out for a complete overhaul, three Kamikazers and, through In the lower picture find the lull before the storm ideal for a little
marked surplus USN the commission and reached European waters jpeihuman firefighting by hercrew swimming., The fellow in the middle shows that neither one compares
nounced. are, "particularly gain just in time to join the ships and men from another de- with a good snooze as he snores away on1 1& bench at Sea-

able for citizens whose!' initials an-I bombarding the French coast for ;royer, the USS Ltutze, was )(eptanoal. ,plane Point, Maybe he's got something there!, Personally, we refuse
USN." D.Day.( to ray where we were at the time.




20 September, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Hurricane Alert Schools Loans ''I Air Exploits Bring Them Medals Iii

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r 'it Y4'f ;.( Part of GI Bill ty


1 Editor' Note: This la the thirdin :'ill;

a. series of articles outlining; the e "
rights and benefits of World War 'fJ
K II veterans and their dependents. -
e Af l

By Arthur M. Greene, Y2c ;

Staff Writer

+ "lf-you do not desire to pursue "I

r your education any further, and
,. you have not been able to obtain a''
Job, a number of alternatives are \

334 :51 I open for you. I \d

ii There are more than 30,000 apprentice -
j training programs in the'I

Y'0"0" ,- ,- --- ..- United States where you can earn
Planes AwayEVERYTHING as you learn. You will not only
'I have a steady Job, but will be receiving "
y" valuable training; which ,sra
t will prepare you for higher-paid
I skilled trades. How to go about

securing this apprentice trainingcan
be found out from the U S
1.e Employment Service representative
-- or Veterans' Administration

representative at the Separation
Center or in your home town In c
I 4 'i
addition, if your weekly. earnings
. ," .
1 r ur 'I'iIf. r'l'r
are leas than $23 per week, you
may be eligible for a readjustment TYPICAL OF Tilt AIRCREW'MKXIIO RECEIVED Alit
allowance (unemployment compensation MKUAL: DKCOKA1IONS'; LAST SATURDAY are, left to right.
) to bring your total incometo Robert E Murray, AMMSc USN, A F Sellers, AMM3c, USNU and
that amount. However, this sub- George R, Starnes, AOMlc, USNR Murray 'flew night bomber
ject will be discussed in detail in missions into enemy territory, and helped sink a large enemy vesselin
a later column | the face of heavy fire, Sellers' plane accounted for an enemy

The other alternatives are open- warship even though the ship was within range of enemy coastal
business farm guns and other fleet units. Starnes flew more than 100 hours of
Ing a or buying a
Perhaps you had a business of combat missions over enemy territory when Japanese oppositionwas
at its heaviest.
your own before you entered serv-
All three attached to VPB21.Oft'Hit
men are currently .
: '
MOVED ON THE DOUBLE MTIJKIIAYAFTERNOON ice and had to dose it up or turnit -
the hurricane and the word over to someone else When you
as approached came to
evacuate all planes. All hands turned to under the broiling sun on 'left Two courses are open. gov- Salvage Fielding HeadsMen
the ramps to get the big F-boats off the station before dangerous I ernment guaranteed loans, or a I
winds could catch them. "small business" loan from the Re-
Equipment was (checked crew members tossed personal construction Finance Corporation. 'Ship Hasn't Had Decorated

duffle aboard, gas trucks and tow tractors chugged back and I Applications must be made within I I
forth. Presently engines were turned over to warm up, and the two years after separation or two At Ceremonies
cumulative roar seemed to shake the sky. Carefully the pilots pulled years after the end of the war Single Casualty
into position and a steady parade of the big planes trundled down I (whichever is later), but in no case I In special ceremonies held in the

the ramps into the water. One by one they swung around into the more than five years after the end The crew of the USS Preserver, I Administration Building Saturday

wind and took oft toward safety. Within a short time, the sky I of the war.Eligible i I repair and salvage ship of the Pa- ) morning, Commander Paul E. EmI -
parade had left the parking area completely empty. The few planes I veterans may apply to cific Fleet Service Forte, call her rick commanding officer
which were undergoing repair and could not be flown out were I I the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs the "Lucky P" I| acting
secured inside the hangars, where they rode out the blow without for a government guaranteeup She has been hit by a Jap bomb I presented 44 decoration 36 of*

damage.. to 50% of a loan for such purposes and an eight-inch shell, damagedby fleers and enlisted men. \,
-- --- -- -------- I provided the amount to be
a near-miss and showered with I Lt. 1 tjg) John Richard Fielding

Navy Expands Recreation guaranteed does not exceed $2,000. 'shrapnel yet not one casualty has I USNR, was a top recipient of the
Program The loan
can run for more ever occurred aboard her. day with the Distinguished Flying

For Demobilization I than 20 years and the interest This record was almost broken 'Cross, the Air Medal, and Gold
Designed Periodliy late not be
more than four when shrapnel struck the thigh of : Stars in lieu of second and third

Editorial A latlon ,. per cent per annum Just to make George K. Brigham, Jr, Motor Air Medals Lt. (Jg Fielding flew
chip's ix 1-- ---- -- -- ------ -- it easier the
An expanded Navy recreation government Machinist's Mate Third Class, more than 50 righter combat missions -

program, designed specially to Job Backgrounds I the amount will pay guaranteed the interest for the on USNR of 1131 South Third Street, over the Tokyo area.

take up slack time during the demobilization 'first year. 1 St. Charles, 111. I The Distinguished Flying Cross,
period, Is being put Go To Separatees I The "Guess I was pretty lucky," said ., Air Medal, and Gold Stars in lieu
into operation, following a conter- I government, however, does Brigham. "The that side of the I| of second and third air medals,
ence of recreation officers in : All men and women separated must not provide be the money. Loans shrapnel hit me and there was no I went to Lt. (Jg) W. R. Shaw,
Washington recently.To from the Naval service, whether from negotiated and obtained I wound or skin break, Just a hel USNR, who as section leader, took

help do this a welfare and in enlisted or ofncer category, will such! as private individuals sources, banks or concerns build- ,luva bump." I more than 50 fighter missions on
recreation manual, including detailed I receive a personalized booklet or ing-and-loan associations ': The skip-bomb that hit the Preset strikes over the Tokyo and Kyushu

instructions for carrying out I experience summary which interprets ance companies, or other financial, insur- ver went through her hull and regions
thus program of athletics, entertainment I the veteran's Navy experience ; institutions. into the motor room last October i In all, Commander Enirlck
aitcrat't, publications and in terms of civilian occupation II |I during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. awarded four Distinguished Serv-
other recreational subjects, will be the Navy Department an- ) Although the conditions vary I The bomb never exploded, but wa- Ice Crosses, 20 Air Medals, three
distributed to all commands. somewhat for each type of loan ter flooded the engine room within I
soon nounced this week. I' Gold Stars in lieu or_second DFC'sand
Here is what the calls the general requirements are that eighteen inches of* the main' 17 Gold Stars in lieu of Air
program It is expected that the information the loan must be used for the purpose deck.
for: will of I MedaU
so provided prove great I specified, that the amount of. Paul H C McCoury, Chief Ma-
More "self-entertainment" af- :i aid to the civilian employer in de- the loan and the terms of pay- chinist, USN, of 602 East WrightAvenue a-- n-
fairs, using special teams specially I termining how best to use the merit must not be
greater than the Tacoma, Wash, was in
trained assist local commands : of the vet Returning.With
to ap- Europa
qualifications job borrower can the .
reasonably be ex- the engine room at the time of
stage their own shows as well as I: plicant. I peeled, to pay back, and that the I, bomb hit, but escaped injury, Kenneth -
continued use uf professional en- I The booklets describe the general I veteran have enough ability or ex !' 1<. Knott, Chief bhipfltter. U. S. TroopsThe
tertainment such as movies and function, duties, and responsibilities 'peilence as to provide a reasonable USN, of Eureka, Calif, the ship's
USO shows. j I I i of approximately 500 rat- hlttlihood of succeeding I diver, carried the bomb out of the USS EUROPA, formerly a
More-and better athletic contests ings, with details concerning the II If the loan Is for the hold. I German luxury liner and now a

including the improvement I I! special abilities possessed in the a home, then is an additional'purchaseof The eight-inch shell that struck U S. Naval transport, is due to
of officiating by the appointmentof rating held at the time of separa provision that the the Preserver dropped into the leave Bremerhaven. Germany today
officers-in-charge of officiating tion. Officers/ will receive a quali- I I not exceed a purchase price I crew's washroom No one was on the first leg of her maiden
reasonable! '
who wil! pick and train men for I fication jacket containing the samp I value. noi nial there. At the same time a shell voyage for the Navy, carrying ap-
the jobs. UuPets will distribute I type of information. I Under I fragment landed on the bunk of proximately 4000 veterans home
. ruled books on officiating. the) Civil Readjustment Officer of the small-business loanpiogiam Lt. (Jgi I Jerome A. Macdonald Jr., from Europe
Wider use of local music programs at the Separation Center offers a show prior business HFC, you must USNR, of 1356 Quincy Shore Bou- The vessel, which the Germansoriginally

private interview during which must experience, levard, Quincy, Mass., who fortu- planned to use in their
; you have I
( capital of nately was not in his room ( of iu
More varied audience-participa rights and benefits are explained. your own to projected invasion England
tion radio shows. |I Congress has* included in these and there must put into be the business, ', In all the Preserver has 27 holesor 1942, will put into port at South
a sound
Enlarging the field of arts and rights a guarantee of up to 50% need for the business. economic dents in the hull and superstructure ampton and is tentatively scheduled -
crafts and hobbies and encouraging I of a loan not to exceed $2,000, for I from the bomb shell and to sail for New York about
exhibits of articles made by a farm, home or business; tuition s.. bomb fragments 119 September' It Is manned by 900
servicemen and giving prizes for and subsistence allowances at rec- Atom Bomb Patch I "'! 1 Naval personnel and 100 U S. Ma-

best articles. ognized educational institutions; rines.

Setting aside more boats solely I, readjustment allowances and job Perry's Flag First i The third largest liner afloat

for fishing parties and encouraging finding facilities. the Europa was seized as a prizeof
fishing. In addition, a group of expertsIs To Fly Over JapsIn war by the U. S. Naval Forces:
. available at each center ; I I
More rest centers wherever possible to offer which entered Bremerhaven in
to set them up. assistance with special individual World War II May: 1M5! They found the ship iu
problems and as many inter- I I good condition despite the fact
More emphasis on library facil-
views will be scheduled that she had been hit at least
ities. as are necessary As, try Ship, Kditorlul \> ociiton! by
I ; The list of experts includes The first American flag to be one bomb and had been in harborfor
Enlarging' gift departments in I such specialized branches as edu- 1 1x raised over Japanese territory in over four years. The only majorchange
ship*. service stores and selling
articles made cational services officer, benefits" World War II was the same was the installation of tank
by servicemen.
SEA and other publications program and insurance officer/ legal officer, flag Commodore Perry hoisted I ramps which the Nazis had put In
were strongly endorsed by chaplain, government employment near Yokohama on 11 July 1353: when preparing her for invasionuse.
the recreation olflcerti in Washing ,(i service representative, veterans' when he landed at Uraga for his .

ton, and wig publicity for all recreational administration representative, civil interview with Japanese commis Upon arrival in New York, the
I| service commission and Red Cross sinners I
will be
e projects was a point Europa surrendered to a
mad by every officer. The program representative. During World War II this flag Federal Marshal and a short cere-
calls for making all possibleuse I Each person separated is provided -' was raised on Gehh Island Kwaja-1 I money will divest the ship from
of ship and station papers, also with the specific names Mean Atoll, Marshall Islands on 31 the North German Lloyd Line
bulletins, posters and radio programs I and address of agencies and I Jan 1914, the first American col- ownership to the U S. government

I I groups in his own home commu- ors to be flown over Japanese ter- as an established war prize. ,.
SecNav, in approving the resultsof nity which may be helpful in making The \\'I) has Issued thN Omul- ritory jl I The Europa will then be taken

the conference, said he tha readjustment. The Navy tier patch>> to 3)00 officers! and The faded, 31-star ensign was to the Navy Yard Annex: at Bay
siders the further organization con-I I is offering all possible aid to see bill;; assigned/ to work on the tI.! .< also used at Japanese surrender I onne New Jersey, where her car
conduct of the program one of that each sailor and Wave chartsA telopnient of the atomic l oml>. ceremonies aboard the USS Mis-I rying capacity will be altered so
ihost important steady course back into civilian I 'Ihe' (tin I* ut time bottom\ l I'm anal sours, and is to returned to the that she pan transport 10,00(1(
all officers in command positions Ufe. I omit Naval Academy museum. I I troops per voyage, .



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Editorial Offices
x\. Office of Public Information, Room 221 T'ew s cuxdVieuus f rnrnstnt oI
I Administration Annex, Blclff. 951
Telephone Extension!! 8542 r ,
The JAR AIR NEWS ti published weekly at the U. S.Naval !
Air Station Jacksonville, Florida by the Office of 1'AP
}utllc Information at no expense to the government and incompliance
with Secnav Circular Letter 45-526. :its May 1W5.
Copies me distributed tree: of charge at the Naval Air CIIAI'LAIN LUTHER M. COLE ,
Station, the N'aval Air Technical I Tialnlng Center, the
headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Com So you are counting your points to a.q,(' /-
mand, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs,
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field the Naval Air \ MHi tain if you might by any chance have enoughto
runners' School the U, S. Naval Hospital, the Naval Auxiliary discharge from the service ?
Air Station Municipal No. 1. and the Naval AuxiliaryAir warrant your
Mutton Mil) Il--Lt. James F. Kelly, CSNR, Kdltor You would like to become a good middle class

Rear Admiral Ralph E. Da\'! on. USM civilian ?:
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training!
Actually nothing you could have done or'any

Captain Anthony R. Brady L'SN" place you might have been would have
Commanding Officer ji:,
Jacksonville Naval Air Station been satisfactory to you since you have been

Captain Joseph B. Lynch,rUSNR forced to be away from home. You may
Commanding 'L KtV have fought for that home or in some other
Naval Air Technical Training Center 1
: manner contributed to its preservation and
Captain John J-OWley: ; (MC), L'SN return to it.
Commanding Officer now you want to
U. S. Naval Hospital t rsr of home continuous
4 The maintenance a is a

Colonel Martin J. Kelleher, USMC (Ret.) proce 8. No one as long as he lives can
Commanding Officer "
Marine Bjrmcks: ---- ---- say "1 have finished my home. Keeping
.G': OI. .sis5 'I home is of the
I .. I intact the great American one
j. Commander Edaid L. Dolecelc. USN OfflcUl tT S. Navy Photosrltb.I
Commanding Officer The Saps once boasted they would dictate the peace in the White sure ways of keeping our nation intact. When
Naval Air Uunneia' School
.. \U House. Here, Jap Foreign Minister Mamoru ShigemiUu prepares to the home becomes emaciated, the nation also
Commander Frank '1'. Coibln, USN Digit the formal document of surrender fur the Emperor aboard the wastes away.

Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air Station Officer Green Cove Spring USS Missouri. General of the Army MacArthur broadcasts the I The American home is great because it is ., :.
ceremony a* Allied photographers record the event. *
: Commander Howard E. Born VSN t> primarily Christian, indoctrinated with
I', Commanding Officer ,
-- --- ----- -- idealism.It ) .
,a I Naval Auxiliary Air Motion, Cecil Field Christian
""; would be well for to realize this
Commander Salem A.: Van Every Jr., USN I
Commanding Olllcer These Vet OrganizationsSeaman I now that you are about to return home. Your
Air Station Municipal No. 1 ,
Naval Auxiliary of maintaining'your home
part in the process

Commander Commanding JS-: Officer Huhn, L'S.NR Joe Doakes, sounding off veterans' organi- and the nation can be greatly augmented if

Naval Auxiliary Air Station May port you make a contribution in service to the
zations: "Sure, they're a fine thing. They help you getwhat's
Lieut. Co!. William T. Evans USMC (Ret.) church of your choice
.E. Commanding Officer coming to you. My father belongs to the American With the present development of destructive
Marina Aviation Detachment I
Legion, J )powers and the promise of more meansof
:The JAX AIR NEWS' receives Camp Newspaper Service
t and Ship's Editorial Association material, Republication Seaman Jim Doakes, on the same subject : "Xah, I'll destruction in the future, it would be an
i>f credited matter prohibited without pet mission of CNS moral idealism of
War Department, :205 E. 42nd St., N.Y.C.; or SEA Washington i get along without 'em. They're too anxious to get new members excellent idea to raise the
: 25, D. C. Republication of any other matter, men. If you do not, then more than our
except by service publications. ls piohlblted without to bother with the little fellow. Besides, now they're' and nation will be destroyed. Chris-
|*rml 8ion of Editor. JAX AIR NEWS :
-- --- -- -- -- I wanting to put both feet into politics." I tian idealism in the hearts of men could turn

Such wide divergence of opinion on veterans' organiza- these powers to benefit. Christianity is the

I Letters to the EditorDear I tions is typical among the veterans-to-be E\'ery service man sole" agency that can make this contributionto

world today and then only if we support -
that he "
Editor : senses may need help in his future dealings with it. '

Why is it that.the Navy was willing to Uncle Sam from the civilian side of the counter. But after l __ _______u___

trust us with all kinds of secrets during the i being discharged many feel hesitant about baring their prob-I

war, but won't trust us to have cameras lems before a veterans' group for fear of being obligated<<) to
aboard during the peace? We'd be willing
it: for life.
( to sign any kind of statement promising not / ;
}t to take pictures aboard, if that is necessary, I Actually there is no basis for this spider-and-fly atti-

t but it seems pretty foolish that we can't even tude.
I .
ltereiee fat S.e4", 1J..Io.t U, im07V
I Keep cameras in our lockers. Admittedly the veterans' organizations are currently 1'.1..1. 'bal.1

We can get enough station shots from the pulling out all stops to get new members, and for a very good ). Hilt CommunionBii '
o'as) Se' Ice ha ilatn I M Huddle 1 1O'
Air News, the town papers, and general reason : Their existence depends upon paid-up dues. But the o'te) '.i. r' f: Chaplain A Archibald
1"Hpictures from magazines. What we !,..) Sundav School (01, Children in the Small ChaKl-'
very legal charters giving them the right to counsel Joe lOll) I S. Naval. Hospital Si I IceOneial
want is to be able to take pictures during our l'.I\! Divine Service Chaplain: S. W. Bell
liberty time off station. Most of us don't Doakes prevents Joe from being obligated to the organization ,; iOa--S preaching ervh'e, Mena. The Chilitlan Moral Impeiathe Lfod.u.-Chapl.ln" L.A'.

know anyone in town to keep cameras for therefor. He may not be charged for advice or assbtance. DavHon" Jt.CMholio '.

us even if we sent home for them. .
| ...
IbapellOO.W )t..tla aced n. Ittrealagbaaa ju.j.iUMaAI
Every Sunday now anybody who wants At the same time, the veterans' organizations justifiably dace.

to can come on the station and look at all our I hold that it" veteran i is helped by their services, he''I (O\lJQ-luI./! .
planes, and installations. They can't take 1100-Maa17uO
f should have no objections to helping the -M arsCbretla
support organization.
pictures, either, but they can look as much / '...e. Sereie.r )t.&I. .... aed Bire.lsgbaraA
as they like and that fact would seem to ; 110D Snull v e..e. chdpel.

: break down any of the old security rules. I As for the veterans' groups taking part in politics, thatis letter l).,r :>! .ini': Small Chapel c.,..r .t Matlln a.4Hiriuiathiiii.
i Jt just doesn't seem to make sense. If a moot question which is even now pending before Con 1900-Mutual I meeting (Wednesday).

\ there's a logical explanation, we'd be a lot gress. Aside from the ethics involved, the fact that the question : Jewish Jr'ildJ.v HeUcl"UI, 1J1J-:."mall ertli-e Chapel sad ,I1..tolp Mutlln and H*.ttumlngham r.. a

I more satisfied to know it : I'' has been raised) indicates the growing determination of Alde.Tuesdev '
U!> mwchipljln* Office, N\TTC.
Shutterbug. the groups to gain more concessions and benefits for their Tue.Jjv. 17UO-1SJO- Chaplain Uillce Yellow Water.
Editor's Note We don't know the annu'er. members.'\ NAC5S.Flr .
: {
l Ihuudjy of each month :700-g30. CliapUln'i Of-
l Hub, except that "Plan of the Day" hay said I Undoubtedly the accredited vetermis' organizations do ,'''", NAGieen Cove pllnal.'Onl .

'''lIU camera*" at least four ti fIIe. provide valuable assistance need, in emergencies, in legal Room lhuiday, :-',\.\=-, Mj\ioit.of each[ month l&XMduO, Reading
--- Thhd( 'iiwr',ddy of each month; 1300-loW. Chapel, Jax
I ways---that would be much harder to obtain by dealing individually '
Dear Sir: Note: No er.'loe In PBV I Hangar 'Atea.)
Since we hit the deck at 0600 and musterat with an impersonal Federal Government Some peo- I "
pie are unaware of this, and have only a superficial I
in the concep-
0700, there is no chance morningto
hear any news broadcasts. We have chow tion of the veterans' organizations as periodical hellraisersat The Book Shelf I Ir

national conventions. -- A\
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1200-1:100: and the I
from 1100-1200: or from .
sad little man who peddles his noon edition Federal law gives official status to the American Le- Among the latest books received in the station .

papers presumably arrives with them after gion, the American lied Cross, the Disabled American Vet- library are titles coveting: current news, philosophy ,

1300: and is gone by the time we are securedat erans, and the Veterans of Foreign \Vars to act as counsel There's vocational\ a book guidance bill-of-fare, and at hand recreational that should lead coverall ,:'.

15.10.! : ( for veterans, with representatives sitting at desks in the taste

At all other stations (at least at the four headquarters offices of the Veterans' Administration These Here are some of the selection: in current com-

others where I've had duty) the Ship's Service 'four are the largest. Consequently they have the greate ment.' The Ito.ela I Believe In, S. N. Harper; The
sufficient 'number of officials trained handle "I"I't" of Japan \\'. C. Johnstone: home To India,
had city newspapers on sale, in specially to pension insurance S R. Rau: l'IvStory of the DnUh Kast IndiesB.H
quantity, both morning and afternoon. Why hospitalization and vocational rehabilitation problem .At VUikk In philosophy, Today We Think of

not here? ; j: Our Ti>m"rr<>\>., D. Drummond: MaKe> The MoM or

It's a sad note when we can't even readrtafs I Besides the big four, a number of other organizationshave Your Mfe, D. Lurton: AII Introduction. to I'hlloMt-.

\\ going on in the world we just got been recognized for the same purposes, among them pnyV.. A.ot Sinclair.Sale.nsan.lsip vocational| F. LaClave guidance; KlerlrivalTraniiriiK IU""U'rmhleiiK

through fighting to save : I being the Catholic War Veterans, the Jewish War Veteransof G, \V Carter. In recreational leading,

Newshound.<< the United States, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Maters of Main, Ion, S. Lester; The Wav of thNorth. !
? Editor's Note; Sound like a good idea the National Jewish Welfare Board, and the ItegularPeter- J. B. Ht'fldry1"1': : | tll Sly I.ou, "'. M. Camp;
i for more service from Ship's Service al- I ans' Association i \\ lid Orchid I. Dick; BftlHIu. V. Caspary; The Fear
ueldritn I Maker, D. Teilhet; O".I!| of Vengeance<< K. E.
thimuh, personally we read papers as / The lied Cross and the National Jewish Welfare Board I Halleran: lleritaue of the River, M. Elwood; Tattered 1:
'o- as /ull'. Gives vn a headache.To / j operate on a slightly different plane, making no attemptto ('oat(, :-l. Buckingham; The Silver Harll"U.
X. M. Gunn; :Mk" Bay, A. Card Against The"
the A & R WAVE wanting to know solicit members, and<<1 extending their services to veterans Threw, S Cloete.

whereabouts of FellAH, I would suggest and their families much further and on a more personal basis .

that she make a trip to the Naval Hospital than the nominal benefits provided by the Federal Govern- The JAX All NEWS is and S
area in search of this erstwhile quacker. ment. They are supported entirely by public subscription.The I it's a pretty good paper, with your twelve pagesof

About Thursday of last week he was st'ent' rights and<<1 benefits due the honorably discharged] news, editorials<< pictures, features, sports,

strutting across:' the street directly in front veteran are numerous, but the road to realization of certain jokes, and filler material, all done up in a

t' of the wards, and judging from his arrogant of those benefits resembles a legal, obstacle course. To the neateekly issue of approximately 54,000

stride I am of the opinion that this is the veteran in doubt about how to; "get what's coming" to him II words. So why not tell us what you like or

same duck which at one time made his homein or who just plain wants a little advice, any of the veterans' don't like in a few well turned phrases?

the vicinity of Bldg. !(53. : organizations stand) ready to extend a friendly and) helping I We'll print it if it's printable and space per-.

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/ ( Special Recreation Will Begin IDE1

I For WAVES in Demobilization

YY I, (
Under the general cognizance of --- ------ -- -
Lt Comdr. Edith L. Stallings, Wo- Short, InformaL games, evening social WELFARE
''I I men's Reserve representative for I events and brief entertainment

I NAOTC, a special training program I programs will be stressed. It la.
will shortly be presented by also planned to open a craft shop,
I the WAVES' Physical Training I I where the WAVES can learn new PRESENTS ,
I and Welfare Department here for hobbles in handicraft work with

TUp frlii of the hurricane thai enlisted women who will toniluctI I plastics, carving, and metal work. .
no III
caught NAS gave us somethingnew I I special recreational programs at The entire project is the result
of held at
a conference recently
Command stations
to talk about There was so
much advance warning that if anybody 1!I Lt. Katherine M Rahl, Waves' Women's NAS, Banana Reserve River Representatives, by all the,I MAINSIDE MOVIES ''

got caught out in it, she WAS Physical Training Officer, will, be .
from all the stations in the Operational -
either there on purpose (such aa i in direct charge and will be assisted TIIURSI14Y

duty) or else in search of a (, by various other officers on this Training Command.. "THE SILVER FLEET" with Ralph Richardson The story of
-- --- -- --
strange kind of thrill At 2130, station Lt. Rahl has just returned relentless sabotage efforts by the loyal Dutch in a shipyard In Holland
when the storm was at Its height, from a special training course at ; Hero's WAVE Weekly 1300, 1700 (2000 Mason Field r.
three Waves were observed !gaunt' the School for Personnel Services, ,
I' .
mm \v
eying down the street near 722, Service Forces I Recreation Schcdulo
Army Lexington
I "MEN IN HER DIARY" Jon Hall and Peggy Ryan. The diary of
ambling along as if for a moonlight/ I Virginia, I I I'
The WAVES Welfare Depart- a romantic, unattractive young girl falls into the hands of a jealous
stroll. well swathed in
They were The purpose of the training to ment here has Instituted a series I II I wife and the story is hilarious from here on.
havelock and rain coats, but their)
Is to enlisted -
I be offered here prepare
of recreational I SATURDAYSl'NDAY"LOVE
white feet looked astonishingly; to I
white against the dark sidewalk welfare specialists conduct with a different kind of social affair I I LETTERS" Joseph Cotten and Jennifer Jones. Throughlove
a series of special programsfor in the week it letters written brother British officer lieutenant
and seemed to catch every night by a a young
a ghostly
even the demobilization
from the torrents of rain the WAVES during ,'was stated. weds. He is murdered and his wife is tried for manslaughter. She Is
Inside the barrack, there was a i the period.course! All will be specialists low point'' In general, Monday night is Movie -I later proved innocent after marrying the author of the letters. Sat.

strong; surge of excitement as the I, taking personnel who will remain on active -:' Night, with movies shown in 1300 only Sun 1430: 1700 ((2000 Mason Field)I.

Morn picked up pace. So much duty until the Waves are de- the WAVES' Galley. Refreshments MONDAY
S bobble broke loose that it was i a I mobilized. i are served after the how. Uniform i 'THE TRUE GLORY" with Capt. Carson Kanin With\ jet-pro-

ton up\ which made more noise, ; will return toI I, of the day is working garb, pulsion speed, the story of the campaign in western Europe has been
the WAVES inside or the winds: These instructors and guests are permitted. I I telescoped into a magnificent documentary of determined purpose,

outside! I I I their three-fold home stations Phase to conduct one of a Tuesday night is Sports Night, unflinching courage and terrific destruction. 2000 Mason Field.
There was much\ hustling about' with barracks competition in I TUESDAY-\\'EDNESD
the will cover personal
with swabs and buckets the I program and Softball and Scottin
as affaiis, including information and sporting events games, "CAPTAIN KIDD" starring Charles Laughton Randolph
water seemed to come In from everywhere I discussion on the Veterans' Administration held in the recreation area. I the story of the most colorful figure in the annals of piracy, the

at once-..over the doors, OI Bill of Right I Wednesday night is Bingo Night.I fabulous Captain Kidd, blending fact and fable in the familiar mannerof

under the sills, through the edges/ post-war educational and vocation- Bingo equipment is set up in the high-seas adventure. Mason Field 2000.

of the closed windows (and a cou I al opportunities, job analysis and WAVES' Galley, and prizes are offered I MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM CLOSES MONDAY, 21 SEPTEMBER
ple that nacherly werent closed!)) I I advice. Because many WAVES for every game, in addition : FOR REPAIRING AND REDECORATING! Starting on this date

and of course through the Inevitable I have requested It, a separate to a grand prize to top the eve movies will be shown at Mason Field each night at 2000, until further

( leaks in the roof. A few hearty i course will be offered In wardrobe ning. Guests are Invited. notice.

souls who managed to get some planning, the reconversion of unlI : Thursday night is Party Night. I

Bleep were chagrined, not to say form items to civilian clothes, Special dances, picnics! and fare-
plain astonished, to find themselves I I I menu planning, basic essentials of well parties are given in honor of STUDENT OFFICERSTill7RSD.YFRIDAY

standing in very cold water cooking, Home decoration, and sim- women leaving the service.
when they hit the deck at reveille I -
i ilar home economics subjects. Friday night Is Jive Night. The '
I THREE STRANGERS" with Geraldine Fitzgerald and Sidney
Phase two of the program will Juke box in the WAVES' Clubgl'es '
!Some, who had the wlvloin of world Greenstreet. 1930. ,
i cover on out with the latest hot rhy-
past storms stored up, busily broke I hVTt'RIHY .
affairs. It will include lecture-dis thm and prizes are awarded for '
out flashlights and candles before I No Show.
cussion groups on current events, the best dancing. In spite of the title
it got dark, They were surprised SUNDAY
. our war and peace alms, our allies the dance contests not always I
( are -
, and vaguely disappointed when the fraternization policies, the role : jive, but may be a different "MEN IN HER DIARY" Jon Hall. Peggy Ryan. 19W.MOX11 : .

station electrical system stayed of the United States in policing of dancing each I \Y-TUKbU\Y
type Friday
;. on the Job right through. The the world, the history of each the- I Saturday night the WAVES "LOVE LETTERS" Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotton. 19i1):

y squawk box kept right on squawky i I ater of operations, and the various join in the scheduled Mainside pro- \\EOXESnVY -
/; I problems of each branch of the gram. I THE TRUE GLORY" Capt. Carson Kanin. 193'
1''''*' Mind attained what one I service It is hoped that /giving the I II Sundayat 1300 a "Pops" con For brief description of feature pictures see Malnstde program),

" Wave called "an interesting WAVES direct, truthful information I cert will be given in the W A FOR ADDITIONAL MOVIE INFORMATION CALL EXT. 3921
hum" Most of us found that quite I of this nature will them I
I equip Club, featuring an hour of VES'/ -----
satisfactory although there were to combat harmful rumor, misin- cal and semi-classical /

t a few bravado babes who wanted formation and false Impressions of Tonight the sports event U the OTHER EVENTS
1, to know where the "roar" was and the services when they go back to Aquacade to be presented in the I
It didn't come whipping along civilian life :Material for this HONING
why Indoor pool across: from Barracks
at ; For information regarding workouts call Lt. Rubino, extension
\t .' aJ expected Being employed course will be from official Army I' 5B\ The Friday jive session will
to inside mat after 1500.CIIEN" .
:591 or report ma
ri, that> moment with plucking a and Navy Department bulletins, I offer special prizes in a waltz contest
; drowned bug out of a white shoe,, pamphlets, films, and Army and II I1VMKCrew's
Dance Saturday 22 September 2030: to 2330 Mainsidj
; the gal questioned referred them Navy Educational Services publications -!: The program for Sunday's"Pops" Auditorium. Music by Rocky and his Jumping Jax.SWIMMING .
r.-. to the nearest aerology striker with talks and interpretations concert in the club room is I '
(who happened to be on duty at by highly qualified experts. all Rlmsky Korsakov, including I :

the tower!\ I The third part of the general : Scheherazade" and "L,s Coq Officers-at Student Officers'\ Pool and Officers' Club Pool from
. The bulkhead. hummed, too. A program will be devoted to social : Or" d'i 0800 to 220' daily. Enlisted-pools 1 & 2 Mainside from OSOO to 2100

r'( curious hand laid pain -fiat I affairs and an active recreational ,; daily.
r against the wall found a continuous | program, with emphasis on small She: --"I"th-l tItjyou ISO\'f.1 NC
" vibration not unlike that produced i to-recreational groups. There will come after dinner ?" I Sit alleys located in Mainside Recreation Building No 3. Alleysare

, by a rapidly whirring little be no mote long term sports organizations He: "That's what I did come open from 1000 to 2100 Monday thru Saturday and 1200 to 2100on

i, motor. Although we had wondered such as ball leagues after!" Sunday. Instruction available by appointment.
about the way the buildings sit up
! off the ground without the snug coir
t.. security of a basement below, we I I'I Course open from 1000 to 2030 Monday thru Saturday and 0300

: were surprised that the decks to 2030 on Sunday. Golf clubs and balls. are available, at Golf! .House..
"-'''' Free Instruction to Naval personnel bY appointment, call extension
, i, seemed to stay quite steady-- exiept -
1 for the aktddy puddles on top! rI 8157. Bathing trunks prohibited on golf coutse.

I I. When we came outside Monday MUSICA '
is available to all hands in the Mainside Recreation
, morning, no scenes of devastation rehearsal room -
, met ua Oh, a few twigs and small Building No, 3. For appointment call extension 494. Musician
, limbs strewn about, but no trees, are urged to get in touch with the Welfare Office, Building No. 3.AXCIIOKIGK .

nor of tops, no over-turned autos. :
, Come to think of it, no screaming Open daily to enlisted personnel (with Liberty Cards and uniform
ambulances in the night, either. J of the day ). 1730 to 2130. Located south of Mason Field

I UVII, if \e must! be in the edgeof BUSINESS TENNIS

the hurricane zone and catch Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Training Building
\ one once III a while, vve'ie in favor No. 720 and equipment rooms at Building No. 3 and on the Mat

of the kind that came thisS Area (corner of :Muslin and Yorktown Roads),
'1 week-end. Excitement, amusemc/;.
: an excuse for scurrying around alter RfcC'F.lTIOX; CENTER
It{ taps, but no major damage and The Reception Center, located In south wing of building No. 951),
i' nobody hurt. The whole station hasa is open to NA.S, personnel and their guests from 1000 to 2200; daily

freshly scrubbed air to it that 110.\TING AM \II.1\G
in wonderful, since we didn't have Call extension 623, Yard Craft Officer, for infotnialion.LII1R .

to da the scrubbing! .VKV
x i Located on second deck of Mainside Recreation Building No 3.

i" Anybody Got an Extra Hat? ; Open front (HO) to ZIt() Monday lhl'ouglSaturddY and from 120'' to

2100 on Sunday
\ .. Tile! JAX AIR NEWS received a rit'Mcs

:' worried communique this week For Information and assistance in planning picnics and parties

1\\ from a Mr. George: S. Perry, of contact Welfare Office, extension 493. Recreation Building No 3. Picnic
I Jacksonville who reports that he kits available.

\ lost: his blue "forty-and-eight" ov FlslIINO

erscar hat during the big V-J Day Deep sea and fresh water tackle available in the Welfare Office, V
celebration The bat bore the words .
Building No 3.
"Voituie 301' on its side, and Mr. TOUCH l-' (>TIUI.I. 'vi". "
01.1.1>a'li.: \1.1., \11MINTOX, () ,
Perry THINKS that a sailor grabbed Officer personnel previously scheduled for sports in the Auditorium ": ;

it off his head, are requested to meet at the gear Issue room at noon daily for organized /
That must have been son) celebration activities. (Mainside Auditorium will be secured Monday, 21 S< if Mr. Perry' doesn't tember for ic-decorating until further notice. ,
KNOW It was a sailor who made
the snatrh Anyhow, If there's an
honest sailor among the leaders Silver Springs tickets are available In the Welfare Office before
of ticket is $2.83 round trip. '
a who finds In his possession a hat 1200 on Saturday. Cost
St. Augustine tickets are available in the Welfare Office before y
.answering; to the above description
let him get In touch with Mr. Perry 120' on Saturday. Cost of ticket is $1.20 round trip.
at Jacksonville 9-9239; he can All excursions leave from Main Gate at 0830 Sunday and return
his from Silver Springs at approximately 2000 and return from St. Augus.
get rid of a hat and a blot on
(conscience the same time. tine at approximately 1700. :

._. ,
x. -- ----- --
"HoW did you get so completelyIntoxicated' CIIKEK U\I>tUS WANTED! It
asked the SI, r Two male cheer: leaders are needed at once to lead cheers,

"1 got in bkd/ company. You see, I at the football game Saturday, 22 September. Those Interested

there were Jour of us. I had a bottle Virginia Mayo, of ItKO Pictures: l 1.Ui X; tickled pink'in this picture.( i In leading 'cheers are requested' to contact\ ;) the Welfare Office/
of whiskey and the other three I Maybe she hi ,I second d ck' of building No. 3;

didn't drink!I"

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Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 20 September, 1945

l NAS Fliers Open Grid Slate Against Miami Eleven

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.:r Play Tars On.Saturday


At Q
Illlh "NrhoolNo. '
Nsute 1'1, SS I. or ('ollt'ltt'
I 31 Y. U. Akn guard 11111, l.wndon. Ju, n... Jax
JO John AIIIII' bark U5 ")lardln-I'Hmmonl, t., Trs. StadiumContinued
_. Chas. nalta lackle 210
I S7 (', L. Barnes hark 17.'lInman, 1'n.3t front Page One
Jrrry ltcnkw back 1113 Marquette t'., Wis.a3 .
J. );. n"8M back 211:1: I'arlo, 111. Wade Walker, a regular on the
JIIO Jackson,
{ 33 Tom Bishop .ntl --- '44 eleven.At .
2t! Uurkle
j1 {; t 51t'. J. nooll. book, Ifl.\ Minnesota t'. end will be Tommy Bishop
n I.. t:. nO Icr ....rl. 1113 Amarillo, let. a
\1 )1. IIradh"hI tackle Hili III0olr..t' !S. ('. prepster who played outstanuiiigcall
Warner :128 W.
By Ralph
SpX)3c( )
Joe Brown bark JII5 1..orla for last season's team, and
; Sports Editor 1M Lou nllH"lIno bark JII3 'orllt'll '
'. Burke bark 175 DrsI'e W. l{. Giese, of Milwaukee State I
; :' IIJ'r brclc ISIS Hart.rd College,
Last year the NAS gridiron representatives dropped 60 v. lI(. .pplda" back 225 Uall., Tn. Eitner Dick Fisher, former Ohio

'"a down to Gainesville, Fla., for their first game of the season 52 N.W. T.n. ('udd Crook, tackle ud 21111 HIt prinant'ld w> rilington, lot.1"0..I.H State "great," or Joe Blownvho

and were extremely shocked when a comparatively weak Uni- 62 I:. ('oht'n guard H" Bergen .Jr. ('01. played at Georgia Tech one season -
Ut'lroll, )llrli.6t
{r ersity of Florida eleven wound up with a 27 to 20 victory. 43! J.UIl.1I0ull.11. 1It'nnrr venter tackle 2:10: IIlIlm Ii Alrry and with the Fliers last year,
66 Walt lIubdn.1t1 renter 2011 Ihon Col. will open at the vital qual tel sack
A few thousand football-minded sailors here
are hoping back HI.Uhlo "'tale
\ 46 lUrk }''r slot.
this jinx will be frustrated }''r end JIIO .ft'uor..t'eI.I..
opening game Saturday when the 32 (verge
'oole bark 2110 San> Dirgo !State! Dick Fraud, 210-ptHiiiJtr Hum
I 113 n. H.
'45 Fliers kick off against the Miami Navy Tars at the Jax n A. E.: Fox back 160 Iliaml\,}Ir. Ohio Ueslojau, la the No. 1 fullback .
Lick Franta back 210 Ohio eslr.nAs
: Municipal Stadium. undo Hubby llaitloii
W. K. Iae.e end 183 Milwoukre St. Central it
You can'f win them all unless -- ------ 40 Bobby lIulon bark 1115olr.: Lange speedster who played at Noire.
311 C. H. 1Iarrl.on bark JII2 Georgia; Tech J'andy: Dame and Great "'t\
Lakes, Mill hold
you win the first one, and while I Flier Captain 48 C. toward guard 2211t'w: Albin, Iud.U .
C. Jlunalnrr back 187 I"'rrl."ur", 111. down left half At the other ,,,
the Fliers can hardly hope to 76 B. Jones guard no 51'. \.. ISnsleyaJ half will be either Z. Ii. Thfgpcn(

t weep their knock-down, drag-out I John. :E.: Karmllo"Korta guard guard US 2011 HIII.loIt'U 1.1'1'110lilt, Fa.7i or Charley (Chuck) llumlnper( : ,

11-game slate, neither can they afford I lUll Kirkp.lrlrk guard 210 Decatur, All.I ... both hard to stop runners. Tlilg-

t' a loss to a :Miami Navy team I I 71 S5 A.C. L.J. Larknt'y Knudoll ,nard ud 213 JIIO t'unlllla Louisiana.p tot. 1. pen played at Arkansas Te<'It at

that apparently Is a shade off the 20 Tennis Lewis, tackle 1t3! Login5'. \ a.I Georgia Pre-Flight. IIuni,;ngcrIt
,. U: lion J.raht'r back 201. olrc Damon an all-Mate high school hack
pace of the toughies to follow. I 68 W. I'. Leslie l..rle 212 Lee. .Jaw:, .1.,
from HarriHlnirg, 111.
J. L. Lilt" guard 213 Memphis Slate
Miami may be a toughie itself 159! n. I'. Murllam tackle JtO! Lee. .J1I1:. .'1.. Starters for the Miami Tars,

for all we know. The Tars' roster I 15 70 )n.'. MIN.aua Miller tackle bark 210 Jilt South UuU.lo tend 1.s0 JIId. coached by Lt. P. S. Fox, will beas

doesn't compare to Ft. Pierce, Ft. I K. lIlo't'r end 2110 Allentown' )'a. follows: RE-H/* J. Crisler
811 John McCormick renter JIIII IIIlnolo ( (Iowa State) ; RT-H. :M, Stone
but the South
Benning and others it! narut'y Metiarry' guard 2110) t tab L
Florida team does have an experienced 25' J. U''tulnu ud 180 A.hboro. N. (', (Oklahoma U.) ; RG-S. Cozzo (St.
of gridders, including ''III ('. F. ranoa. guard 210 Baltimore, )tId. I Benedict Col.); C-C. Cherundolo
group 67 \\'. ('. I'rtt'non' back 1\10\ Marquette
30 men who have played college y 56 U. Ihmlow nod JII5 SS lsconsin 1'. (Penn State) ; LG-F. L. Lorenzo
I: "A 72 John Kapacs renter 212 "t'.t. Michigan I (Hillsborough High, Tampa) ; LT
ball.The \a 2t J. H. Row den center J80 t'arm..rlilt', Tn;.
the -H. W. Shew (Minn. State Teachers
Tars also have edgein ; 64t', Srhulle tackle 197 w auutatosa.. Win. -
co-ordination and teamworkas 34 Francis S,nakowskl back n 1'lica, R. \. Col.) ; LE-W. O. Schuman
the rseult of a spring train- 41 Z. B. Thigpen back Arkanaar 'l'eek (Penn U.) :
I ,,' tackle J85 Houston, Tt'x
Ing behslon' .-something the }U- 23 81 J.N. N.. Trotter 1'hom. end 20. reins A. Y M. QB-J. l{. Graham (Hardln-Sim.

era didn't ha\e. This advantageis U Mart \'Ince end JII.\ w 1I.0n, A. I mons) ; LH-E. T. Walsh (Roches-

\itally! Important, especiallyin 22 "S.'. I'/i.. 'nhe"Shale guard end 2110 1110 Ohio kent State r.U ter U.); IUI-.-R. D. Gaugh (Western -

early season games. Lw 73 Wade Walker tackle 205 Gastonia, \. (', Michigan); and F-Vic Vac-
Experience and precision are a :u 111. J. West center 1110 \\u\r\III., 1\, ('. aio Hillsborough High).

J hard combination to beat, but the Truman_ Wright-- tackle __ 210__ Rice ___ ___ __ _I The Fliers, with a team averageof
i Pliers have a healthy bit of expe- CENTER WALT DUHZINSKI, 198 pounds, will outweigh their

rience on their side too and they 208-pound former pro star, will :'Scarborough Ex-Washington' Hurler [ opponents by 13 pounds per man.
captain the NAS Fliers in their
are hoping their weight advantage One of the outstanding features
will take up some of the slack. opener Saturday against the Mi- of the will be the clash between -
Coach Jim Tatum's starting out- ami Navy Tars. Dubzinski's duel And Giese Former College Gridder : the two veteran enters,
with Center Chuck Cherundoloof
fit will hit a mean 198 pound per i both of whom will captain their
:Miami should be one of the

pull without man over average meaning Miami's, giving to 185.hurt them anybody's However a nifty, I I undolo highlights former of the all-American game. Cher-at Join Staff Of P. T. Department i natural.respective Dubzmski clubs. This starred duel is for a

feelings, past expereince has Penn State, is a playing coach ___ _n__ i Boston College for three seasons
that and will captain the Miami I Two new officers have been add- I and then played pro ball with the
us weightsare
taught not always pre-game determined on eleven. ed to the staff of the Physical Adm. Davison New York Giants and Boston
Yanks. Cherundolo is the
-- : biggest
standard! scales. i Training Department. Meet Lt.

All in all it ought to be an exciting Station TigerGridders (jg) Ray W. Scarborough and En- Congratulates I I He"name"won player all-American on the honors Tars' roster.when
clash with the Fliers match- Warren K. Giese.
their T-formation at- sign i he played at Penn State, and he
ing tricky Baseball Fliers
Slate Ray Scarborough, former Washington -
tack against Miami's unorthodox I currently is assisting Fox in the
Senator baseball pitcher, I
offensive, a single wing formationwith Manager Charley Gehringer and coaching department. The Dub-
entered the Navy in August
zinskl-Cherundolo will be
ElevenThe battle
flanker to the We'lltee College I
a right.
you there. 1943 after he had hung! up _six his NAS baseball Fliers have received strictly he-man stuff as the former

short stuff Undefeated in Station Tigers, an all color- wins that for the American It League his second ball the congratulations of Rear weighs in at 208 and the latter 210.
club was
, nine games last year Ft. Pierce's ed Navy football team, now are in year.the majors coming up Admiral Ralph Daviaon, USN, As announced on Page 1 of the
season ,
Amphibious Assassins got bumped hard at work in preparation for from the Chattanooga Lookouts of chief of the Naval Air Operational Air News, all service men and
off In their opener last week their opening contest of the season women and members of their im-
Association with
) the Southern a Training Command, for the high-
[' . The victor, by IS to 10, was which is just eight days away. bright future, after serving them mediate family will be admitted
: the Air Transport Command Another winning season is ex- up for the Wake Forest Collegenine I ly successful record they compiledin without charge to the game. Also

I. eleven of Nashville The Am- pected by Coach Irving Kier, Sp while an undergraduate at the season just concluded.The for the benefit of personnel on the-

t phibs don't have the wealth of (A)2c) who guided last year's elev- that institution. following letter was received station, buses will be available to

! backfield material they boasted en to seven victories in eight Scarborough was immediately by Lt. Gehringer from Admiral transport service personnel and

last year, though they still have games, all played against negro assigned to indoctrination school Davison: their families to and from NAS
a ferocious forward wall. college teams in this area. enlisting. After receiving his "I want to express my personal and the Stadium. The buses will
Great Lakes got it In the neck upon congratulations to you and to the starting
Kier has seven members of lastseason's commission he was sent to Chapel leave every few minutes,
I' too and in no uncertain manner club again on hand plus a Hill, and later to St. Mary's Pre- members of the Naval Air"Station at 1100 and continuing to 1415.

The sailors fell before Michigan's group of promising newcomers. A flight, as ,an athletic officer. baseball team for the outstanding : from the corner of Mustln and
frosh-studded team, 27 to 2 record you have achieved during Yorktown.
squad of 36 men with varied grid
. The lads who have been plug- Lt. Scarborough has charge of the past season. In addition to the Camp Blanding's soldiers and
currently are workingout.
the Coast experience athletic activities at the Point. high morale factor provided stations
ging Academy by a sailors at outlying Navy
eleven: also took a beating as little Ensign Giese Is ; former V-12 winning team your success reflects get a break under the free admittance -
Tufts downed the Guardsmen, 14 The returning veterans are trainee, having attended Central credit to the Navy and to arrangement as they

to Halfback Albert Kemp, Quarter- Michigan before going on to Cor- yourself for an excellent job of have little chance of WOUldt: )

6.Leading games this week match back Albert Ware, Fullback IS. nell :Midshipman school where he coaching and training."I games if they were played a
Southern Cal-UCLA, Indiana-Mic- B. Brown, Tackle Luie (Blackle) received his commission in Novem- am joined In these sentiments son Field.

igan, Duke-South Carolina, Pitt- More, Tackle Claude Tyus, Cen- ber of 19((. by Mrs. Davison, whom you will "We are trying to give NAS per-

Illinois, Missouri-Minnesota, Mar- ter William Hawkins, and End Last year at Miami Naval remember as having been one of sonnel everything they would haveif

quette Purdue, Wisconsin Great Jimmy Baxter. Brown and EndT. Training Center Giese played on your most ardent and enthusiastic the games were played at Mason

, Lakes and Mississippi-Kentucky. J. Hill, a newcomer.will cap- the station's eleven, holding downan followers throughout the season. Field, and at the same time, give

Off their early practice sessions, tain the Tigers this fall end position, while he was attached "Will you please extend our Jacksonville citizens the opportunity -

; the Fliers haven't a back who can The Tigers will open their sea to a Crash Boat unit. Joint congratulations and best of seeing the games," Lt.

i match the all around speed and son next Friday, 28 Sept. againstthe The well-built 185 pound wing- wishes to all the members of the Comdr. Warren P. McGuirk, NAS
' elusiveness of Bethune Cookman College baseball team ?" officer, stated in
Johnny Donaldson, man, who stands close to six feet physical training
' prep sensation of the 44 team eleven of Daytona Beach. The in height, has_ the inside_ lane at -YBASEBALL'S- announcing that all of the Fliers'six
r The nearest runner to Donaldson, game will start at 1400 at the Mat, the right end position on the Fliers BIG SIX home games will be played at

,t', from what we've seen, is Chuck and bleachers will be erected for grid team. He is highly regarded I Battlnit (three lunileri in each league): the Jacksonville Stadium this fall.
Player and Club 0 AB R H
F Hunsinger, Illinois high school star spectators.The Coach Jim Tatum and should Pct -'-
by Cavarretta Cub 121 456 91 1&3 .357
r\ who is fast, shifty and hard to Tigers whipped Bethune- be a big help to the squad. llolmei, Bravn 144 694 J20 209 ..32I : FINALS ATlb
.\ down. Cookman twice last I Roaen. r>o year by scores :
Cucclncllo, W. Sox 116 :
j. The Tars and Fliers have one of 27 to 6and12to6.Assistant MAJOR LEAGUE Heath Indium! 95 344 57 80 105 123 .305.311 IN NET DOUBLESThis

, thing in common Both sport coach to Kier is Rob- Dickhhot, W. Sox! 127 473 74 144 .304 afternoon at the Mainside
(f blue and gold colors However STANDINGS I Kuni Il.tlfd In much awaited finals -
ert Hall, who formerly coached a National League--Walker. Dodjcer, 119; tennis courts the
the Fliers will wear white jerseys negro pro team in Cleveland. Kier, (Rtl.lh t. It Stpl. I dolmen BraVC', 110'' Adam- Cardinal, of the doubles tournament

in Saturday's game. !himself, starred on the gridiron at AMERICAN! LEAGUE; 106 will be staged between the Joe
k .
I Hampton Institute in Virginia, and Team w L Pct.Detroit I Cullenblne.fimJrHn llgeri. 811- York.Yankees liBeri., 98 87.; Trosper-John Cady combine and
""I; NAS NeTfeam To with the Pittsburgh Brown Bombers 85: 61 .:;82 Horn Run. the Lt. Plattner-Lt. Johnson team.
Washington 8i 64 ..6708t. National r..lCuHolm", Oravei, 28 Plattner and Johnson gained th,*
a negro pro team. He later returned ;
& Meet Cecil Field I to Hampton Institute and New. Lnuis York 7e a 58 611 ,621.528 I 22.Workman liravea 22s: Adnmi, ('Cardinal. right to meet in the finals by the!.

I Saturday morning at the Waves was football coach there for six Cleveland 611 ':0 ,493 American r..R u.-St"lJhenl. Blown., 23, victory over Gorden Reedy and

tennis courts, adjacent to build- years. Chicago e7 71 79 75 ,459,.486Berton I York liger.___,__IK_, .Cullmbine. :1._____ .HaiTi_ J7. I his partner Lt. Begal, 3-6, 6-3, 6I -(.

ing 720, the newly formed NAS I __-'"-- I II Philadelphia 61 U ,.857NATIONAL. NEW ORLEANS..Tami I The winning team will receive a

netsters will meet the Cecil Field I Middleweight Gcorgie Abrams, > LEAGUE ello, 204 / -pound New Yolk .faul'i-heavy pair of $25 War' Bonds, awardedby Wel-
the and
varsity team in an inter-station I weighing ICO after Physical Training
, pounds serving Team W L Pet. weight, scored a technical knock- the
fare of
match at 1000. It will be the first tin the Navy at Pearl Harbor, Midway Chicago flO If ,.625fit. out over Gunnar Barlund Monday Department, sponsors.
chewing of the and Guam Loofa 18! 1i6 ..IIIIrO.klTa tout'ney.
.. varsity racketmen where he helped when the veteran Finnish fighter .
78 U .552Pittaburgh ,
- -
in some time. I train the Pacific Ocean ring cham- 110 61 .1i44 bleeding from cuts on the Caiiinp .
, I II mouth, Word from Lee Va, i is
I ,
I The following Saturday, at Cecil pions, is headed back to the Unit- I New York 'Jf 48 .528 was ruled unable to answer the bell
: Field, the two teams will again ed States and hopes to' break into Stanton U 63 .,.428Cineinnatt for the third round of a scheduled that Billy Conn, due' baclf there
110 811 .41'I'bllad.lJ'hlti soon and likely will be discharged
q angle In a return match. the title picture! again bE'fore.long. 44 'OJ .301 10-round fight. | within ten days after his return.

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20 September, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

I MF-OTU Softball Champions j I I.ommercra I.. ,

h Bulletin I:


: .,, -currti writ witch:-pre I -
;'' running condition, 12}.
))1 I
e. Wrndorf, Eat 562.
bungalow, ban I brd- ,
' wii4 K. and la... lot. Kivcrditle I
Splinter| .'ille), near NAS. Leu
.ra old, pie,war maUriala, onk
kitchen and bath tub with
/ orrupancy. $1600 down. (i. C
hxt. 773.
room suite, 1 floor lamp,
aet, Including cprmg and 4U.S.NAVAL
1 bah. crib, including print
.,. ('all x t. tjHSO.! Chief Den'I

I of furniture with radio. S-gt HOSPITALThe I
I Riley SI, Dewey Park lit.:
Occupational Therapy Shopis
Pontiac Deluxe, good co lid i-
lire. Lt. Johnson Kit. 339. located diagonally across from
Super-deluxe convertible the Ship's Service Building and is
heater. Ha. t.,.. Also ra
make! portable Rood condi housed in a builJng: which is en-
Comdr. Lowe Bid 703 or
tirely separate tom the Naval

.. and furniture. Will tell Hospital. This argument makesit

276(1 separately Elmwood If ltd deiired., Splinter-Lt. possible for the patients who

come to O '1'., as it is called to getcomrletely
te4LJii of furniture dinette, living
fiom the
bedroom, Also odds and endi, away hospital
Chief Henna, Ext. 480. atmospneie: It is a place in whicha

;1 ft., leather cohered, '42 man can "find himself" by means
capacity, 4 pernon in
I. Call Chief Cunningham, of creative work

Each person who comes to O T.
and Jamei View camera with
rmt1cr. and tripod without by prescription, or on his own, is
Call Mr. lUrrell, Lit. 2118. interviewed and encouraged to use
u.;' .JJiJZ$ \L : I Kollfut, pre-war, equip I.
headlight, horn basket, etc. whatever material or equipment is
HERE'S THE TWO MT-OTU softball teams ho came off with top
excellent. Contact Spurlin,
available in the materializing of
I' enlisted men's leagues. Members of the officers team at top are: front row, I I
Fellows, Capt. Barnard, Lt Col. John Smith (Commanding Officer of pre.war furniture confuting his idea. Patients familiar with

Howard (executive officer), Lt. Marshall, Lt Karcher and Major Shaw. I IJil bedroom. with mile ottoman, .oft,, aummer 3 romI I equipment ere free to work .>n

Emory, :Major Metzger, Lt. Magin, Capt. O'Dell, Capt Chilton, and Lt, alip-coveri and .ingl* bed their own initiative, but trained
coach of the team. Members of the EM team, bottom, are front row, 1. to r., .-Mu.cley.; Bld.-15.: Ext. C26. Hospital '3oips-Wavcs and Corps-
Smith (holding placque), Long, Phillippi, Baker, and College, Back row, I .pl. living room suite, very
McDonell, Bowes and Coach Shearer. 175. 2 electric Lana, 150. men are in the shop to a-;..*l 01 to
tit. 8381 or 2S28 E. Lake
-- -' teach whenever the patient desires

Athletic NA VV'S ADVANCED BASE 1 1 within, innrhlne. Used assistance. As a result of this
Policy good condition. Ext. S62. policy much worth-while aitistic!

Sale Piano $30. Electric work is produceu.Two .

Relaxed By Navy j CARRIED FIGHT TO THE j jI Shore, $43._or Station 4S38 Manchester 8436. I I and popular stainless media steel ire both j:lexoglajs : of-

carried the FOR these are salvage material -.Ait of
I Ships and planes war !I I II
Regulations governing Navy athletic I to the enemy and fought in hostile I vidual I II' rent of J-room house. to which lovely things are majc One
'" teams and individual athletes Once : civilian war worker who will bracelet in the foam of
dog-tag a
I waters, but behind their exploits I' Priced reatonably. S. P.
this week were relaxed by Secre- another story of which little has paper it I ., 5238 llyram ht, Wucon- cal\'ed snake, made from s. :sinless
tary of the Navy James Forrestal,, been told. The Navy Department :' pute .:d. 8545. steel has all of the earmai .:s ot a" 7
whose new directive now makes it released last week the full saga of it would I suite, with ipringu tx2 Fix fa Avenue shop. Picture
possible for naval service teams tot which maple bedroom auite--4 piece frames and cigaieile boxes, indi-
Advanced Base
the System, | odd\ tahlea. C. II. Ander-
travel outside the teams' National made assaults on successive enemy and : U. Hancock, NAS.WANTED vidually designed and made from
I Collegiate Athletic Association dis- strongholds possible. plexog.ass have been equally artistic -
trict and participate in certain ben- ordered I .
In 1910, the Navy nad no ad- I corner of lark M. and K one-
efit contests. the ; ... NAS. llouri Pottery has infinite possibilities
vanced bases as such; by August )' to himpital
Included in the benefit contests months; ; Florence Urirkel. iccretary for individual expression, particularly
400 had been builtin
1910, more than quonset ; ., Call txt 8401 in modelling figures becauseit
are only those sponsored by the Their main func-
both oceans. tors, 18 .. rail Mary Carlo bit is true that no matter what
:.. American Red Cross, a Community I
tions were to keep the fleet at sea, up.'c ou're thinking of leading a 3-
, War Fund, the Army Relief, the make repair, to provideair I personnel I II apartment or home. create in steel, in clay, in painting:
Navy Relief, and the National Infantile emergency to furnish recreational I grounds or single home for there is present in the final prod-
Paralysis Foundation, asI type of wife, no children. Call MM. uct a certain part of theti'tonality -
for both base and fleet
facilities ordered ; Ext. 8802. '' of the person treat tig the
part of their annual fundraisingdrives.
'I personnel, and to offer hospital I' and civilian couple It willing to design. When a person is concentrating -
Net profits are to be turned
accommodations.Since I I of auto rid to
over to the sponsoring organiza- ing to way. Cull Perry, 2.5347. on hand craft he cannot,
tions. each function is important, a group. apartment by young of at the same time, concentrate on
I each requires certain fundamental I! The 'if'l no children or p.... Call I his own physical or mental prob
Games or contests staged as supplies. Thus each base must tual I Metiger, between lllOO and I lems. A great revise ol pressure -
part of government bond drives also stock fuel oil, aviation gas, ships I I : from the hum-drum routine
over a :
are authorized. stores, ammunition, food, medical t pendous. light and Ask Call for 7-5489.11. be G. I of the hospital is felt \erv soon by

\\.i: Under old directives Naval service supplies and repair equipment in inawa .!. the patient. ,
/' teams were not allowed to travel addition to all the necessities for ships to of anr. kind. Experienced. I In the O. T. shop nearly everyone -
d i outside the bounds of the Na- its own personnel. Each base had head. The I ... Mri. Brown. S538-A is experimenting and few are
tional Collegiate Athletic Association to protect itself and do its own the I I '!. DeweyPak.TRADE" pi'of essionals. The latter group is

:,( district in which they were located. -, housekeeping, thus being forced to I' cars of I I very small, but is stimulating to
,\" Teams are permitted to be I run distant security patrols, har- carried .. trailer, factory, made, for 'amateurs because ot the artistic
.k absent from their stations for 48 bor defenses, guns, nets, and ra- provide yn all home or farm, near bus I workmanship displayed in building/
' hours, traveling anywhere within dar. In addition, the standard in Vermont : Mason, Lice Shop Eat i planes and in tooling beautiful
that time limit. Travel by air is stallations had to have the electric meals a : I leather tides. Coopeiatln and

authorized by the new directive. power, lubricants, water supplies, supplies I LOST I appreciation are displayed by tl-e
,; 'tt N"r The directive also permits Naval housing, tanks, pipe lines and days of ; r., wine-colored fountain pen. staff and fellow-workers and
i1 teams and individuals to participate scores of types of equipment need- population nick in filling end. Ruby I everyone is encouraged by the
!'" in any Amateur Athletic ed to run without outside help. More *. 711. I praise and enthusiasm with which
event events ., with initial M.; Probably I his art received.
Union-sponsored or Base personnel, which in some fuel oil Hotpital. Val- is We all profit
'J conducted: by any other recognized Instances were numbered by the phibious near keepsake.the Naval Pl.... contact Lt. from praise--it buoys up our ego

: amateur organization.When thousands, needed houses, food, had to be g<14. and brings forward the best that
individuals are on author- medical and recreational equip- consumed. we have. Patients who have not

ized leave, the 48-hour restriction ment, and such services as barbershops I I I already discovered the O. T. shop
; does not and participation is are invited to discover its possibilities.
: apply cobbler shops, movie thea- has from rage/ One
." a"- permitted anywhere in the coun- ter, churches and athletic fields. unique in with young children I l .
: 9' try. All these installations had to be was this to the WAVES quar-

h, widely dispersed, which necessitated trated ', .of the greater com'en- I An officer on A-9 recently lost
I' I' } RAIN DAMPENS building hundreds of miles of Tinian. In i Chow had been pie- a' small gold pen knife which he
road, telephone cables, and under- our initial the expected Influx of I values as:! a keep-sake. He has one

:ht .1a GRID LEAGUES water wires for radio.In of jungle and was served to all who of those funny suspicions that it
the early days, area comman- eat. was responsible for getting him
.'.{ Weather which made the mat ders ordered Individual items covering and most through five invasions ana he is
athletic area resemble a lake has expected needs; quonset huts, I world. I' Works reported Monday extremely anxious to get it back.
1 forced a postponement in the open- cement, lumber, tents, tractors ana j i runways 75 trees were blown The kniie may have been lost In
ing of the two enlisted men's and bulldozers. Gradually as time and ,,39 miles. the station. None fell on I the Physical 'merapy Department.If .

one officers' touch football leagues. experience gave wisdom, "tailor- 425 to 500 and no damage was anyone has by change picked upI
Three leagues, which were slatedto made" units began to evolve. 'i i planes About 50 buildings they I this little gold; Knife, its return to
of the
r'k open play this week, will pry Equipment and personnel were : the a portion roofing the Hospital "Education Office
: I Ito by the high winds, and I would be greatly appreciated It
r ., off the lid next week Instead. gathered and prepared In advance I
'I window panes were is marked with the letter "M,"
,I' There are eight teams in both do a precise job. Personnel were ing forces ,
EM loops, one of which will play divided into component units, each I yards .!of
'. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and having Its own material and, sup- three i --s; Hospital coips-\Va\es' celebrated
the other on Wednesdays and Fri- plies. i surfacing Your Chance 'I WeUiiteuay, 12 bept:) with an evening -

days. Six fields will be laid out These groups were designated as'!' was I Hay ndo. The ride was ar-

on the Mat area, and games will Lions, Cubs, Acorns and Gropacs.A way from communique received lajfeiU ad a faitwell for three of
a,.'I', be played there stalling at 1930. Cub was a medium sized advanced Boston, Chaplain's office an- the waves:! who will be leaving this
fuel and : that there are vacan week on the point systemWednebUay .
: supply depot. A' On
't Regular 11-man touch: football I both Protestant and
Lion was a major all-purpose base. covered proved to be an ideal
# in the EM
'. I is, to be played leagues, I station choirs, and that
a while the officers loop An Acorn was an advanced air- ': capacity ) I are now being held for night for a nayride. The ride starteu -
base. A Gropac specialized! in harbor from Magnolia Stables and although
,: ',. will have six-man teams. Braid system I singers. Men accepted -
> and waterfront facilities Within calls the girls had no idea where
scheduled Wednes- a i
"'_,' games are ( on a simple musical test,
:.: *, days and Fridays. each of these were smaller units, ; can I' twice each week, they went-it was through the
such as administrative, water per woods, in the moonlight and they
: and rules communi-I
Full schedules nave Sunday morning ser-
cations, ship all had a wonderful time
'' repair, construction paved
.'' :!f been prepared by Lt. Edward Van will rate liberty ev-
', ,;' Bibber, who supervises league play laundry, welfare. TO- The with no watches to
I gether they made in
were to fur-
prepared Reporting this week were Lt
)Jn his capacity as sports program men
'tom t .." diiector. National touch football nish all the necessities to serve a vanced ; I touch with Robert (Jg) Zola F. Elliott (W) USNR

.t; rules are being followed with a city. As each'unit was complete : our ( ) Extension and David Woodard, Pharm USM.
h. ;, few variations. One change, which within itself, an area commander sen singers call Paul Miss Elliott has been assigned in

: ,:...>., opens up the game, allows one forward could add, or subtract. units to I moved in. SpWlc) at Extension the Educational 'Services ''Depart.tment !
. pMS on any Play, Including make the finished establishment dozers, and Mr. Woodard in Civil; .
' ',: lest I I a pass interception or punt return. j suit the precise needs cf the indi- ers joined Readjustments.
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Page Eight CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 20 Septehiber 1945

_. Civilian Employees' News. II A & R Accessories Division I

II News and Notes From The Instrument Shop"A" d
Address Communications to Editorial Offices

Personnel Relations Office Bldg.\ 13 Box 22 Shift by Virginia Kramer ding anniversary. Dave says the

Telephone Extension 4S3 We were pleasantly surprised this time seems more like eight months By Rob't K. Taylor

The Civilian Emplojees' News a two-page: section of the Jax Air week when we heard that Jeanette and he means Itt! MAKE JOBS SAFER

News Is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's Bailey who had just left us to go i Dean ItlsHtr would like to know Will reconversion to peacetime

Civilian Employees and is sponsored by the back home to Indiana was mar j( who gave him that hot foot We production bring about an Increase

Kmplojee Association for Civil Service Employee ried to her soldier sweetheart who know but won't tell. in Industrial accidents such as.

Officers had returned from overseas. Con I Now that the "A" and "11" f threatened our war efforts
gratulations from all of us. shifts muster In the same place 'the conversion years of 1940-41 ?
William O. Klncald President Philip D. Myers, Treasurer Trance Pemberlon, of Progress and within five minutes of each Or, can Industry profit by the ex.

Y Evelyn T. Sullivan, Secretary Dept is back from annual leave. other, it's easy to muster with the perlence gained during the past
Directors Katherine Brandt, who used to few years and avert such a threatto
wrong shift, isn't it, Kelly: T ? ?
{, Evelyn T. Sullivan Well C. Jackson work here visited Frances while In V* j' a normal transition from total
Frank 11. McKmley Donald A. Woods lax on a holiday from her home in war to total peace.

,I It\ Philip D. Myeis Kenneth M McDuffie South Carolina I I The answer Is obvious to anyone
b' Daniel R. Whiddon William O. KlncalJ We extend our sympathy to {'al-I i1supplv who knows what Intelligent safety

j" Charles E. Field lie llllman who lost her mother L engineering has done and can d.,.

New Staff last week after a short illness. Many executives and safety engl-

: ; Assembly and Repair: Reporting Viola Greene, (Progress Dept.) j =jSALLifS neeis have already ,started to plan

; Head Repoiter........._.._.._......_...Euleeiie Willlngham.Helen expects her brother back from for safety in the post-war era be.
overseas any moment. We know .: It cause, actually many of the so-

, '. Inspection Head Reporter and Survey.......:.........___"_....-...__. 1-[, Styron she is looking forward to this re .;'" called post-war problems have been
union.. with us since v-E day and evenbefore
Public Works Department: I
t.. Head Reporter......_.___..-.._._..Ethel M. Shanahan Lll Hastings, of the Gyro room lIy I.MIII, Jones .
Is spending her annual leave in Today Industry Is faced. with the
r.,,. Supply Department: Now I Uonder If You Know ,
Head Reporter..........................................".......................LeOla Jones Miami. Have a swell time. Lil! I, 'UI"t- necessity of relocating and training.
| hundreds of thousands of dl.t.I :
I Ransom Hurt, (watch dept,) and
I RIM ('hll""' .'" (Receiving) enjoyed
servicemen and
Woody ErwIn, (Elec. dept.) are I charged women
both on annual leave. Have fun!! j a weekend In Daytona Beach 1 some handicapped, together with
I' !
CIVILIAN OF THE WEEK Sidney Belghley, leadingman, (!Ion Up recently) resigned Vera last Gibson week to(Follow-make many thousands who have acquired ..
skills and abilities
annual leave this week. We all new asa :
Young "Vet" of Gov't Service In A & RIty hope he Is enjoying it. her home in Alameda California. result of specialized war train. .
Vera's husband has just become a ;
Frank McCaffrey -- "It" Shift by Marjorie Hill I Ing.
civilian once again after being hon.
The, problem of returning servIcemen -
27 the Instrument
August ,
Burn, Senior orably discharged from the
harry Augustus received a visit from Pvt. Itutli I plus others, such as the
Supervisor of the Accessories Overhaul I i Good luck, Vera, but don't you change over to new processes and
Wleclnmn, former civilian employeeof
Division since his arrival I dare write us that you like California
materials, and the
new necessity
Ad R Ruth is stationed at Mor
here In May 1941, has given NAS, I better than Florida! A for maintaining top productionwith
rison Field West Palm Beach
of of group of girls from Follow-Up Section -
JAU the benefit many years Florida. : temporal y or absoles'entequipmt
His duties were not I recently entertained Melba
experience nt, presents a complexity
who would like
Any person to
Division was comprised Overstreet (Follow-Up) at a lunch-
few, as the learn the fine art of : of conditions which have an adverse
oC the Instrument, Prop l'ct', Co2. paint mixingsee eon. Melba has always had a yen effect on post-war Industrial 1
Chief Littler
Bombslght.'Oxygen. Electrical and when he returns for housekeeping so decided to tolI .
The incentive to
t : safety safety
from his leave.
Ordnance! sections. To further I|I I low those domestic desires and re- reduce production waste which

r. > prove his capabilities, he was given Helen Rule too expects an addi- i tire. sally Gardner ,(Contract) stimulated Industry to overcome a
,.' and tion to her family and accordinglyhas was in the
charge of the Hydraulic reported September !serious situation during the war
Pump and Valve sections in Jan r left the division to return to sixth issue of this column as spend. years must continue to be identl1 -

uary 1915. her home I) ing her vacation in Washington, 1 lied with the highest humanitarianand
Norfolk Harry A. Burn, Division Foreman D. C., but actually she Is just now
When he was transferred to 'I the soundest economic motive.
,I he was an electrician, maxi is back with us, after an ab- getting her trip to the Capitol I Accident Prevention (is no longer
sence of seven weeks. We're glad Now It Can Ite Told- I 1
mum but soon after was promoted I on an emergency basis: it has be-
to Leader in charge of the electrical to welcome you and we hope your i I Edith Mattox (Award) recently come a regular part of Navy op-
I' division. Shortly before as renewed good health will continue. found out what her son, Thomas F. I e.-a lions,
H August 28, Dave Kllenke took his Mattox
Quartermaster first class,
auming the additional responsibilities 'I A poor accident record and a
: of the Instrument shop! he had wife dancing In the Mayflower Hotel has been doing In the war. Thom. I i I low efficiency of operation are
to celebrate their eighth wed. i iI as was on the auxiliary
received another promotion to I __ geodetic I I usually found together. We know
r Quarterman' survey ship, "Dutton He worked :I that a man who does his job safely
; I \ In September 1S35 he was selected SUPPLY in whale boats and walked in hazardous i, and properly rarely gets hurt. An

as one of the employees a- places on reefs, assisting I injury is an indication of a mechanical -
N signed to the task of preparing lor : stallatlon of the original;; sound in obtaining data for the Iwo Jima : or physical hazard inadequate .

q. flight the famous Navy XI'3Y.1t picture apparatus at that Base for INSPECTION and Okinawa invasions. The only i training, or poor enforcement .
airplane which made the world which he received commendations. chart of Okinawa made prior to of established rules.

record flight from Norfolk to Coco :I The first picture shown was Hell I these were made In 1854 by two I Fighting men, as pawns of war,

, if' S..l,? and Coco Solo to San Fran.1 Divers." "Caledonia"By lieutenants of Commodore Perry's took their chances in the line of

I tUco. All hands received high I His activities have not been confined staff This was due to the Jap's I duty. The victory has released

r praise for their efforts in this to the Accessories Division Prissy Bowers "closed door" policy on Pacific these men back to industry. These

I preparation. Also, for devising a I entirely since coming to NAS, Jax Three months ago when I was Island fortresses. veterans are no longer expendable

f. generator testing device for test- for he has served as a member of In New York City, I had a souvenir Amusing Incident and it's up to industry to protect

k In; electrical circuits .on aircraft, !I the Labor Board for three years. place send the Supply Inspec- Nell Gardner (Contract) has them by cutting work hazardsto :

i. and another device for wiring I! Extending his activities further in tion Office a little turtle. I told I cute lil son that is right on the a minimum by providing the

r switch boxes and panels, he receivel :' Jax, he is a member of the Chamber them to paint it red and have I beam! When her husband was best in safety approved equipment

l\\ a Navy Department award and of Commerce, and the Morocco "Supply Inspection" written on its leaving recently for a trip he remarked this we shall d.).

b U al'litlonal, commendations. I, Temple Shrlners He also was a back It just came a week ago, I to his son, "While I am "Don't T.ake a Chance There

On behalf of his personnel, he member of the Coast Guard Aux- and was it big'! It wasn't painted i i gone you will" have to be the man Is No Substitute For Safety!!"

i has accepted awards for eight successive : iliary, Flotilla, 3, now in the Re- at all, and was about four times of the house. Next morning. little I

, l' years for not having lost serves, and a member of the Florida as big as the one I had ordered I Billy remarked to his mother white zinnias, sprayed with ttea-
;. time accidents in his shop, and State Guard. and you know turtles just don't "Mother did daddy say I was to weed tinted patriotic blue and the

a: has a six year bar awarded by the I Mr. Burn was raised and schooled grow that big in three months! I'' be your" husband while he was center pieces were of red. It was

Secretary of Navy for accident In Charleston, South Carolina, (Some say that he took so long gone ? a festive board as the menu ranged
I to get here because he's so Overheard in the Inspection Re- from huge platters of fried chick.
prevention. His theory Is keeping the place of his birth in April 1900 very .
I I. port Section --"Oh. I see the first to ice cake .
equipment in good shape and having The family is further presented slow, and it s a long walk f/)m I en cream, and chocolate
signs of winter --the electric fans with
well trained personnel. at NAS by his daughter Rosa, an New York It was also concludedthat candy, many other goodthings
have arrived!
29 Years Service employee of the accounting department he was so big because hismuscles : Impossible to enumerate In .
----- the allotted
I However
t next developed fast from the space. men
When January rolls around at the Naval
. Hospital. I 1IIIFFKT: LtriSCHEOXBy tion must be made of
the raisin
exercise. You readers must have
it will mark his twenty-ninth anniversary : His son, Harry A. Jr?, Is in the
your own opinions of course, butthat's Clara E. .SIX-XT and nut sandwiches made to resemble
of consecutive service Army Air Corps, assigned to thetechniclan's
t *
our theory.) Celebrating Victory Day and the multi-colored layer cake,
4 with the Government. Soon after school at Scott Field, I
; graduating from high school he'' Illinois. Well, sir, that night Caledonia, Five-Day Week, a buffet luncheon which were most appealing to the

I for and __ as he was named (because his was held at 12:15: p.m., September eye as well as the appetite
applied employment was JC
' I - head was so hard) diasppe4'edmysteriously I li, 1945, in the Purchase Group. I The committee composed of
i accepted the Accounting Department ------
i Invitations were issued in the Clementine \\itno
, After asking.every. Tell Gardner.Llbliy .
Yard. at the Charleston Navy Post 137 ladies Night1Commander I body including the night watch I shape of an eagle the Navy Emblem While and Lucille Klsn.!

I Albert I. 'I I traut, deserve credit for .
Spencerof man, if they'd seen our odd little a successful
Evidently feeling himself to American Legion i>o.,t 137: mascot, we finally decided he was A Patriotic color scheme was function; and judging from all
hi accountant he
an transferred Yukon, Horlda, announces eontpletion definitely lost for good. I I I I carried out in all details. Table the faces wreathed In smiles, it
after eight months to the electrical
t ; of plant for "Ladles But, chear dildren, pay is the covers had a red white and blue was undoubtedly enjoyed to the

department, as an electrician apprentice I Mlfht" scheduled. ** part of heieoff I Our first Caledonia Is now border, the flowers were red and utmost by all present,
During the next two
their next meeting; Since V-J much tinier who -
replaced by a one
years ((1918-1919> he attended the the American : Revamping Power House ,e
day, Legion hasacepted was promptly named Caledonia II, I
College of Charleston:: at night, taking ..
applications for membership He's resting peacefully anytime M HI V __ _"" .__
the electrical
engineeringcourse. I from both men and someone wants to see him in a
I I II women \\ ho are. !still on active I deep bowl, with rocks and water
With this additional training he ,
duty In the armed .services, in furnished for his convenience
? advanced: step by step to an electrician I,
addition to those who have been I the comforts of home! "
maximum, and in
August I honorably discharged. "Ladle! I Whenever he taken out of his
I l' Itii transferred to Pensacola, I ,Mght" has been especially designed cool home and held in the palm of

Florida This gave him an introduction I l by Post 117: to acquaintservhe i j someone's hand, he'll raise his tiny,
into aviation and his work
? consisted of women who are Interested : eat'less head, look lazily up at
specialized armature
I In becoming legionnaires, whomever is holding him, and
i winding aircraft electrical overhaul of (the large part they will I perform i blink his little green eyes as If to
: and installation and Instru- '
f In furthering/ legion work say, "Well, Matey, whatta ya
ment repair work. He recalls that I
f In post-uar years. Post I.-J7: already say,"
"one of the first planes I wotked '
numbers among its' members What puzzles us most about Cal-
E l; on was a one motor, two propeller, I Waves now serving at | donna, though, Is how he can stay
chiln: driven Curtis. He also remembers NAS Jay: and will b
happy to underwater so long without any ill
a fellow named Llndberg.whi \ consider I the application of all effects. I wish I could do that. If

flew In to Pensacola with a otherAll Interested personnel : i you put him up on the rocks ht'll

P plane that had one wing patched and civilian! are cordially head for the water every time.i .

1 with pieces of an Octagon soap invited to attend the next meet-j I I i Imagine staying in nice cool waterall

box.Mr I Ing of font 137 at 8:01): pin. : through this hot weather. Why

Burn decided to further betI I Tuesday night September 21, ;lilt, you'd be wet, but cool!
'f. ter hU education by attending their headquarters| Community 1 i Our little pet is very popular.

'" night school for; another year, I{I Center Building, (Cumberland, too. Every time some outsider

i studying physics electrical engineering l- I goad in Dewey 1'ark. i i comes in or near the office. he will S

and drafting. He also always ask, "How's Caledonia r ,

1. .; gan a six-year course with the be-I All musicians, preferably For an office pet and mascot, a
ternational Correspondence I turtle U hard to beat. He requires
in electrical I engineering, for which civilians, interested very little attention or food. All

iI' he received his degree. in with statiofi'i I I he needs to be comfortable is a :i ii j y

[ The Pensacola base was the ben playing a I i pinch of turtle food every other!, Till ,ITHLiq worillH'a>.\ltTMI T (maintenance section) ,

efactor of his first invention, a coil orchestra, get in. touchat 1 day, and his water, changed. He's was recently given the task making, alterations and improvement

f spreading machine for which he 1 I perfectly at home anywhere, for he inl'gweirHouse, No, 1. Workers shown above applying asbestosin.,

received commendations from the onc with Joe Blanc, I carries his hqute around ,wltli,him. I, ulation are left to.right?I"'. It. Kirk-pipefitter, W. A. Boulwaro-r.,

Secretary of supervise; ; Jin January Material 'section A d R. t! He's not very sinatt but, then,: plpef. helper, J. ..;..1 lioma>*-i-ptpq coverer S: E, Turpla-pipe .covorer
': s 1932 he the in- [ who la? and insulator, and II. O. Itlvrrs-mason,

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I Hctal Check In Engine Buid-Up I A & R Personnel I


& Administration ivpTechTraCe ,

By Jinx:

Chief Cooper's>> absence from

home for two days made the occasion ,

for a Slumber Party. Mrs ,
F + t Cooper invited Misses Barbara LIE

r r Merck, Lorene and Mattie Wood

over, and with the exception of a By Emma Sue: McLeod! you, Jeanne, and good luck al
couple of blankets, the girls slept I NATechTraCen is losing many ways. I

on the floor. Before retiring to the of its civilian employees. Resignations I

floor. They had pineapple cocktailsand are being handed in almost Quite a number of civilian are {

cookies and entertained themselves weekly, but not because of dissatisfaction wondering what is to become of

with educational discussionson or better jobs elsewherebut them and their jobs now that the

MEN. because husbands are being war is over. There seems to be a +

t Early the next morning, about permanently released from the slight concern among a few lest i
.r' ; yIS twelve noon, in walked Ease WoJi i service. .. they be discharged without notice

elk and awakened the Slumberers I I In the resignation of Jeanne and some think that is why many
t Aa just in time for breakfast. Since Wenzel which took effect last Friday of the civilians have already turn- i

they all had to be at work by the 14th, we are losing one of I ed in their resignations. Such is 1

three-thirty there was quite a conglomeration our most faithful and ardent work : not the case In every instance 1

with all five girls try- ,'ers. Jeanne is leaving Jacksonvilleany \ where a resignation has been turn +

ing to shower dress and prepare day now with her husband who ed in, the reasons given were because -
lunches (which turned out to be has been attached to this activityin I : a husband or some member

steak Diners) at one time. Well, the Physical Training Department of the family was being released

between the gang there was really since last September, just a I from the service and they were desirous

lots of fun for everyone. I I year ago. They are returning to I of returning to their permanent .

;{ df Miss Lola Mitchell, Personnel Richmond Hill New York, their' homes, or because some

Assistant, became the wife of Mr. former home. We who are left behind younger employees were entering

Harry A. Spooner of Lake Charles, to carry. on will always remember college this Fall. When the ,decision
I La., last week. Mrs. Spooner has Jeanne and her column In' to reduce civilian employeesoccurs

mailed in her resignation, and the the Jax Air News. She is deserv- [ it is understood that a thirty
t couple is making Lake Charles day notice will be given thoseto
I ing of a much needed rest and our !
their home. be released. For instance shouldone
I 'very best wishes go to her for avery I
,. Mrs. Sylvia Segel has returned happy and bright future. I'' of the schools close, the civilian
home from St. Luke's Hospital and
employees in that school If under
'feel sure we will again hear of
) to be back to work by I
expects permanent civil service or even
Jeanne, She Is the type who will
Monday.The I not sit still for long. Knowing her under war service appointment

l Time Accounting Depart- as I do, I feel certain that it won'tbe will be placed elsewhere and it will
a A 1'r ment lost two of their employeeslast long before she has made a be only those under temporary appointments
week! Mm.' Katkay, whose who will be released.
name for herself. More to
husband was discharged from the : power_ :I When that day arrives as it must

{' Navy, and Miss Mary Sue Adamt, I ,, for some of us, let it be truthfullysaid
ki' f t Wave, who has also been discharged. GATE GOSSIP that we deem it a great prix

I I II ilege to have had the opportunity

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Killam ____ ___- ____ __ to do our part toward the restora-

THIS K-2800 ENGINE: is given a careful check and inspection, (Heater Killam), Personnel Assist- I I The traditional fall homecoming I II I tion of peace and the bringing
ant) will leave Sunday for a twoweek's back of our loyal men and women
installation Station 3, This checkis I
prior to moving on to engine i season has taken on a new mean-
to make sure that all work is completed, and any discrepanciesfound I vacation.: They will visit Ing for Jessie Morrow (PersonnelRelations i who so valiantly fought for you
Mr. Killam's\ parents in Alabama, and me and the continued freedomof
leaves this
before engine
during the check are repaired ). Sgt. Morrow, who has I
station. The workers in the picture above are, C P Clark-AMG and visit in other parts of the been on Okinawa for the past 24 AMERICA!

Iradingman, Supv A, shift, R. C Sea.-.AMMlc, ass't. Supv. A shift; state months, serving with the Army ---Y

K. F. Tmsdorf, .AMMlc, ass't. supv B shift and J. C F'rledllnAMG I x- Air Force heads for the States
Leadingman, supv. B shift. This is the 2nd in a series of the Assembly ELECTRICALDIVISION sometime this month. And he's ENGINEOVERHAUL

Division. bringing home the points-89 of
themwhich in this man's army

WORKS"Bj means discharge. .
INSIDE PUBLIC Rusty I.)'ntli added another candle By Lojre I. FergusonA
By Ann Steclie ami Rubr M>ers to her birthday cake last week. group from 1346-Carb namely i".1

Ktlirl: M. Mifuiahuii said about- fish- --the better. -- I Ehin Khoulac and Xacoma Car "1'lIIelIenhaa moved from A. }:. Llpp, Harold Smith and wile

Design Section deals with fig- Mr. McMahon (Elect) is a fan let have been transferred to Han the Labor Board to the Administration went on a fishing trip over the

Dies and statistics sO much that It'. cier of prize winning cocker gar 116 (Radio). We surely will Building. : September I' week-end They report a good
naturally runs over into conversation spaniels and has added another miss them. They have been in Shop meant school days again for Personnel catch and later trying their hand
and There was a I at shrimping, their luck held
dog to his collection, a buff colored 812 for two years. I Relation's Dorothy Glllen
heated debate that necessitated the. male named Gunga Din, Phil lla/ourl, seeking a cure for who enters Florida College for there also.Would .

hunting up of facts front an authenticated Gunga Din was shown!! at Minneapolis fever blisters was told to kiss a Women for her freshman year. I like to report a new face

source on the rate of Minn., the past week-end, pretty girl. The line forms to the There's lots of talk of goinghome In 13H.Prmon Ring. Welcome -

illiteracy of the respective states Mr McMahon feels that he has light girls, and don't push!!! ,I these days, but how many fellow and good luck in your.
of the several I persons Involved. real champion material and hat Grafton Brittle has handed In are planning to fly themselves new job.
The proof ought in became so Mr. Brittle ha:: Jensen ( Personnel Our IV-llar of 1437-P will havea
great hopes for this very fine dog: his resignation. home? Mary
complicated that it was questionable No jeeps!" There was a great been with Shop 812 for over three Relations) and her husband, whoa good case of blues as his Smitty?
whether the debateis were is beginning her 15-day leave this
flurry for awhile in the Design years. We certainly are sorry to expecting a discharge one of these
for honors as the "knowleast" week. No coffee or tea cake for
sing Section with plans to buy some lose such a nice:: person, but wi weeks have been painting their
most" state! him for awhile.
or "know of the jeeps being surveyed out of wish him the best of luck in every Aeronca plane so they'll land in
"IKx- Mf'Ilht'lrner, Mississippi; K,. husband I Friends of J.1'. Hall ate gladto
the Army. A pool of twelve was thing. I style In Idaho. Mary's ,
T. Manley, Georgia; )11'IIIUIII'. formed t iaj the project called for It's nice to have Gut Oli"char who was a prewar flying Instruc- see him back on the job aftera
Ion Florida, A. Holmes South Dakota few days of sickness and in
and It's told holds commercial pilot'slicense.
dozen lots I with I. O. l'hornt.ergIn back from Pittsburgh, certain ,
to mention a few, with champions charge; come the hour of eight,, all the boys ate glad!!! I I . Sympathies ate extended 1301. Ralph Bowen is back afteran
Alabama Louisiana, Illness glad it wasn't serious
from ,
work morning a bevy of jeeps was I Hank Volta Is back from his trip to Mr*. Boatright whose
and Tennessee, still don't know Bldg. 451 as their to Ohio. He surely had a wonderful mother passed away lecently. I fellow.
to on
vho won the doubtful honors!! I I .: I Louise Moore of 1303 spent the
to arrive time! ,
{'hl..f'arrallt Officer Grieft, proud-to-be owners were Ized in Dublin Ga, recovering week end with her daughter in Fer-
Great plans! But sad to relate, the Thomas J. Damato has been
formerly in the P. W. Maintenance from wounds received on Iwo nandina, she reports a grand visit
deal was off You could have seen elected Vice Chairman of the Shop I
letter with enclosed and found all well.
Office Jima.
the following arriving: Nelson, Commitee taking :Mr Grafton ,
snapshots of his present surroundings Krnm: Warren I Shop 862, A By Alice P. Knudsen
M 'Cully, Tr ml.erg.'l'oske% Sandier, Ihlt tI"IJ! place. Mr. Gibson I'.mlt
in New Caladonla. He himself Shift), Is walking on air these We hear Fred I-ouglir.vS wife
lianahan, Mr. Brlttle's Com- '
MrlolifliiM'r, : Caylor takes place as
Is posed by a pool beneath a :U8111"Gortlf'rt, Fullerton andLingenfeller. mitteeman. I days. Husband Frank U homeward left for Detroit to spend a six
sign marked "Your SwimmingHole bound!! Best of luck for the week vacation with her daughterand
It turned out that Looks like our extra day Is just
,Women Welcome! Hes I Warrens. grandson.
obsolete models no the Now that you
around our
the (
jeeps were corner.
enjoying his duty and sends best I I A Verne Meter, (Shop 862)) was Dudley Bowman Phm2(. son of
available for them so is done will I
wishes to all\ his old friends. I spate parts job our war nerves ; surprised Saturday by the arrivalof Jessie Bowman visited A &. R recently -
maybe the "jeepers" didn't miss so gradually leave us. ;
LI. Conidr, YeatlH (P. W. Supt her brother-in-law, Ensign Lee and left soon after for Port
Last week'serro.
much! I Correction Please
is counting the days awaiting his Meier from Ft. Lauderdale. Fla. Huenewe, California
discharge until he can be a civilian The Public Wofks In Bldg. 450 Antoinette Satitolerl: has returned I La Verne and her husband spent At la..t !!!-the great moment

back home in Texas. I lost some more of its personnel. front a two week leave in a wonderful holiday entertaining has arrived. Alice and Danny will

Popular J.oIII"lehrl&ham) (Maintenance : Lt. C'omdr. Martin (Division Officer Pennsylvania. I, him in Pen!'acola before ne left walk down the aisle Friday Sept.
for the P-ls) moved up to the Edith Moody, (Shop 861)) Is rejoIcing -
H.ots of luck! !
husband U receiving I Naval Base in Texas.
)) Main Administration Bldg. No. 1 over the return of her hus- for a I ___
his discharge is resigning and accompanied by M In rune, YSo.Doug I band to the States He is hospital-

they Augusta are returning to their home in Morris (Survey) resignedto ---- -- Share Tile Ride A ProblemStation

Georgia. j. go back to his hometown tow I -
W Also Georgia-bound but on vacation MACHINEDIVISION
Is Dean Harrington of Maintenance ot k. "Red" has been with the car pools are starving for lack of drivers'ith! the lifting -
section a couple of years and wasa I
and the compulsory shate-the-ride program
of gasoline rationing
out with ;
sight party
Here is a story of fish and fish I Our appeal for items brought registration of drivers with rider vacancies has fallen off to almost

ing'with the usual variations that of and Housing By Myrtle Tucker nothing while applications for rides have poured in as usual.
all fish stories have!! Seems a plenty espouse busses to successfully accomodate
There are not neatly enough
came through with the following Special on the bulletin board
group of me-n'1'rom Inspection and I news about the doings in Bldg. One pair of shoe, slightly used. i the number woikers who must commute to the base every day Yet
Contract planned a trip includingall No. 1050: I Owner going back to Tennessee. there are workers who drive In the station gates with empty cats.
the accessories that deep sea Seen in shop :S69 two girls i Th car pool file\ that has existed for the past three years, and
Graham the I
( personalitykid
should have! They set their Johnny
angling fellow's hair-do from which has been outmoded by the relaxing of compulsory registrationfor
changing a
con me for the snapper bank thirty : ) our yeoman, recently had a is being scrapped, and an appeal 1 is being made to all
the slick back style toJhe past on gasoline
Of all to spend It--In
but OFF : 43. places
miles off Maypoit, was share-
light! They never got on them. I I one's "sack" and studying. I wonder the left. Rather becoming,buddy! !! i drivers and riders to cooperate in setting up a new voluntary

sailfish ,i what for? Maybe how to win Mickey has been appointed as'Dimples' the-tlde program.
!\II'. Brogilen caught a
:, instructor on the I It is requested that all drivers register for the new program by
influence ? He
said but one will substantiate friends and people
(oo he ) no below. These should then be turnedin
of loose blouse I completing the coupon coupons
this There may have I I doesn't need it. He has IT. wearing a
....' Jim is to either the representative in the worker's own department or to
Barbara Faulkner is trying to Ruby lIarl) !son on
Mon a fish but the hail part comes
in because it Mailed away! 'I decide whether to take a job which the battleship Missouri. Ruby says 'the Personnel Service represntativ in Building 450
he is one happy boy. Mrs. Rachel Wilder and Miss Eulene Willing-ham represent the
Loveland said "Oh. we would take her to Europe I
Mr. yes
fish!" But the fish simmered years or settle down and marry 8'1 Leo :.sulnfonl is moving out In Assembly and Repair department for the day and night shift, l'especI -
down to the shrimp to be Marine.'e hope she stays here the country where things are nice I tively. Mrs. Gertrude Cox Is the representative in the Supply Depart
used for BAIT! in the office whether she marriesor and quiet. He says they won't I ment. All other departments are to be handled through the Personnel

1U Bill Oakes, not knowing the not The office would not be have to look so hard to find him Relations Depaitment-..Mrs. Bailey, Box 22.Klder _

above, had the "fish story" of the same without her. about I lean We Zelenko are sorry is to no hear longerwith that Irene us. ( ) ..Orlier'a( ) <'arrcies l ( ) . .
"wenty-five fish apiece, forgetting Dottle Finn" (talking
fo mention that said lh were the Petey, her hubby) -what a luckyfellow She Maid goodby to her A shift '

bait shrimp! Petey is to have such a friends Wednesday. Jean regrets Name . . .. . .. ... . .'. JII.". phone. . ..
The men enjoying this outing inarming and devoted wife. Dot- ''that: she could not get around to

were Mr. Loveland Mr. Brojcdon, tie has!' that wonderful personalitythat '\erjone to the but B wants shift We say wish"SoLong" A cld! lrh*. . .. .. ... ... . Home phone .. ..
Mr. Revels, Mr. Abbott, Lt. Grej, everyone dreams about but

Lt. Oaken and Lt. Bert. As far as very few have roil auk Jean. Route taken . . . . .. .. .. . .. . ,. .a
kpown now, is out of the Who are the "blown ba Rer8"T The Drill section is looking forward .

"dog-house" everyone and a nice ride was "'e don't know but maybe Parker, to some nice fresh oranges. Main 4-roMi f reel on route . . .. .... .. .. . .. .. .. ,. OJ

minor enjoyed cases by all of, sunburn with more! But or less the! tt'll18.Ballard., 'What'Kirkman say or fellows Bwnntr, as could it is I. Fred hem Butler from his has large promised orange to glove lung 8t'fI..n, (>f -ily residing . . .. . . .. ,. _,
Oilando. (lilt suit anti| H'ntl to your r-M-nlutive)
term for u-j 7, in
consensus; of opinion was: the less a new



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L Page Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 20 September 1945

f \ Citations Awarded by Skipper _

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TODAY-THE BEAUTIFUL SCHEDULE CHEAT with Bonita Granville. and irtI

t r Noah Berry, Jr.; ARTISTRY IN RHYTHM, Musical Extra; Anny- i $ .9i
Navy Screen Mag No 4; 1730 and 1930.
SA1'DUO,VY-STATE FAIR with Dick Haymes, Dana Andrews
- and Jeanne Crain; THE EMPIRE STATE an Ay' 'enture Short, and I ;tix i + '1 i'brwAr
( NEWS; 1730 and 19,50; .
SUNOVY-STEPPIN IN SOCIETY with Edward Ev Hoiton and I
Gladys George; THE MAYOR'S HUSBAND, comedy; 1500 1730 and I } r- /1 1,
1930 I
MONDVY: GNU: 1T.. sn.\THREE STRANGERS with Geraldine -I .

Fitzgerald and Sydney Gieenstreet; SPEAKING OF THE i, .
WEATHER comedy; NEWS. 1730:: and 1930 I uS $,
I \\1'U\' : AFLAME OF THE WEST with Johnny Mack ....o ; $ + 2'C
Brown and Raymond Hatton; THE UNWELCOME GUEST, color cartoon I .. 1
SEEING EL SALVADOR, color travelogue, mo and 1930. I s

I':!' 'I 4 ,, 1. J'.'..: we.. ..,."''f.:\,, -#1 11" "L.f'l f'' l. .\ 'f: '. "-. I.? '\ '.,. "mm""''Vo;AI'I ].

-Watching the awarding of citations- by-Captain Joseph It. Lynch, ('omn ntll;;. XAl:> 'hTr {Vn:.

last Saturday are l.t. ('omdr.It.1'. Bltlw, acting Ktrtutlve Officer, and I.t. ('01. William T. KvanvI : "
'.S.M.C. (retired). I/Hi to right receiving the awards from the Captain are 1.1. (jic) J. II. MioeniAkvr,
a I'NMC Sedalia .Mo., a student of the \OU School l, Mho received t Presidential I'liit ('Ration. I.. l>>>.
Mingle, AK.MIc: ('I't'I htun. t bra.'a.t :\1 (It) huol student receiver of the Navy Pert ('omnmr-n
Ii dation and 1st I.t. It. I'. IMilinger UJ MCR. Kl Texan, Mho Mat awarded the letter tI' Commendation

J also a student at the .\OO sc-huul. .
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.. NATTC Personnel Get Half i
1// Day !
4 I I

;,. ,.\,. Rest After Hurricane, Duties I 515
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Faces around NATechTraCenlooked
to\ pale and drawn Monday SPL-ASHtS fflOm CATTC \
morning during the calm that followed T SHIPS W
the storm, in fact the personnel
appeared as tired as if they "
t had spent a hilarious New Year's 14S PROFILES

Coming' Here...Geraldlne Fitzgerald and Bimita Cranville; weekend. If anyone didn't have a I
J hurricane and tried to 1
post sleep !
: This week we picked on one of
"NOW HEAR THIS" broke In on the CMAA crew He is Marion L.I .
G. SPECIAL EV1iN'I'SAboard i his contented dreams but inquiries I Piper. Cox'n, from Olney, Illinois,
indicate everyone was kept pretty And I found out that the police
busy As the news must reach the force does mote things for people
v l'ONIGII'f-.IM-\ST T1MK.--WATER BALLET AND AQUACADE, The place to be marooned during press on time, with the aid of a than you can imagine.
r New Indoor Swimming Pool; 2000. I I the storm would have been the flashlight the only availablei Piper sewed on board the CVK
FKII>,%Y-FOOTBALL RALLY AND DANCE, .all hands; at Audi- 'Ship's Service. Just ask W. R. i flicker midst the total black dur- "Corregidor" for 21 months before
torium; 2000-2300. I Roundtree. L Bastrous, J. H. Gilbert ing the hurricane we manage to reporting to NATechTraCen in
WAVES Recreation and Athletic Area: Archery equipment available or E D. Harbin, who had glean a few items: With wind May. He says that his ship truly
for men and WAVES. ,'chow brought from the galley and whistling through cracks in the' got around to all those South Pacific -

GOLF. STATION COURJsE. Daily from 1000 to 2000. Open to really ate in style, besides all the windows, and trickles of water Islands, taking part in the Invasions
all personnel. Clubs available at gear locker in NATTC Auditorium "extras" which were right at hand. { seaping in, dutiful Waves manned of the Marianas, Gilbert.
their posts and dashed to the rescue and the Marshall Islands
GOLF INSTRUCTION for NATTC personnel by R. W. Reynolds, They were kept busy moving sup-
SpA)2c( 1300 to 1530. (Special classes for WAVES by appointment), plies "according to the way the with mops hammers and "We were only 75 yards from
available to the the IJscombe
at Shack.SWIMMING wind blew" 1 keep Bay when she was
up place secure. In Barracks 51, Mys- sunk, and that was too close for
DAILY. Recreational period for enlisted men, their F-30, the famous restricted "
tie Towers, garbed in dungarees, me admitted Piper They missed
guests, wives, and WAVES from ISOO to 2100 at NATTC pool No. 1. group bailed water to keep from braves the storm, securing gear in out on lots of that good old "sack
ilurdays-Co-recreational period from OS20 to 1200; 1300 to 1700; floating away in Bks, 51 J. W. the yard, acting as messenger, and i'''time" but when they put into a
HOt to 2100 Sunday-Co-recieational period from 1200 to 1700; and : Scott, AOMlc worked furiously doing various chores that came up port that in any way resembled
1:100 to 2100.IIOSTtS. bailing with his little white hat civilization
; looking very wet. Mahoney it was all right with
S HOUSE open dally from 1530 to 2100. Saturdays and while 10[. Blackman went to bed in paused in the process of sealing a Piper. He kept himself going on
Sundays from 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel and rela- his poncho! and managed to keep window tight, to say hello to TC flesh milk quite a believer in
tives and guests. partially dry.According I and then her beaming face Brought mat Deveiage.
i NAT1C I.IKKAKY open daily from 0800 to 2100. to I". A. (<,'Cullough.the a light through the barracks. : In civilian I '
liONM.IMi duly at Ship's Service from 1200 to 2030. AFC school was well-equipped Corpsmen Waves: were ready to life, Piper was ,1
with a battery radio and tried to hop into ambulances to man their what the oil
f 1 Ashore flash messages to the WAVES posts, and Waves in charge of people called a .
SATtJlLIL11'-FOOTBALL GAME NAS Fliers vs. Miami Navy across the street to come over fora emergency rations brought In the rOil ghneck,"
Training Center; Municipal Stadium; 1430. dance No luck I supply of food. I that is, "he
SUM1'-Trip to Silver Springs for all NATTC personnel and Lt (jg) Oldfather claimed that : Bks. 54 Waves were completely worked in the
guests. Tickets $288 round trip. Bus leave at 0830 from circle outside the LL wing of Barracks 4 shook : hut off from civilization when : fields drilling }
Main Gate. Leaves Silver Springs at 1800.! Special lutes for so badly that he was more comfortable the telephone wires went dead. At wt'll.l.nd derricks."And rigging .
servicemen and women at Silver Springs. I on the top of a desk in noon Sunday Martha Capps and that'swhat
"CKSO-i\'lI.I.: IIt-\ClltS-Buses leave at frequent Intervals I the MAA shack. I B. Y. Calhoun set out on loot to I I'm going

from Union Bus Station, corner Bay and Hogan Streets. Surf bathing Palmer and Martin, with Wright deliver messages. I back to" the
and other recreation at one of woilds tinett ocean beaches Bus and hare manning the meat 1 Three new Waves checked in I curly-h ead e d I
tare 2>c, sheers, made almost 3,000 sand during the onset ftf the hurricane, Coxswain claimed. "None of this
N.IOTlIUt'S IIOitTKNM IIOOE, 101 East Church Street. wiches by lantern light Sunday I Sadie Moore Y-Ie Helen Ward I second hitch business for me."
USO CKNTKKs: at 122 West For yth Street; above Blending Bus night in Galley No. 2. 'I from St. Louis I and Agnes Hall, Asked about some of the tuiml-
Station; Church and Newnan Street; 311 West Duval Street. USO'1 Barracks 55 was kept amused ]| Continued on Page Twelve Continued vn Page Twelvtt
WOMEN'S DIVISION at 43 West Monroe Street. i during the storm by watching the .> -- ,
CANOEING FlfelllNG AND UO.TICedar: River San of the WAVES
on struggles in 54
I He Draws The Pictures
Juan Avenue Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks from last stop on I while they tugged at windows to !ta
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours 50c; canoes $1,00 per hour; motor get them secure And when the
lJu.Ats-$2OO per hour, five to eight people per boat. I girls struggled with the filled GI,
IIOKSKKICK HIDING MAGNOLIA: :.VfAIU.KS. San Juan Avenue cans the men leaned far out the '
and Lakeshore Blvd. 1.00 per hour for two hours; $1.50 per one windows and groaned for them '
hour, groups of eight or ten-$1.00 for two' hours HYDE PARK I Big help, but not enough. Someof :
the boys on duty In 550 had to
Inauguration Of \ Dispatches Move be called in to help move theme e ; .;F k

A. Kalskl, T/'Sgt., kept dream .S4t x S ?>rg
Football Season Them In a Hurry ing all night that the Turret School *> o+

I had blown away. Bobeck, the MAAin r. : .
FeaturedThe +
Will Be When the Navy sends a Dispatch -
I Bks 54, surprised '
atmosphere of high school hours last things week realty five move Yeomen: In had six having enough cigarette everyone by I Y( 'u $; t .

and college football rallies will predominate packed, signed out and were on Pukens I ME., Boa'n's Mate in &r v"
at the All-Hands Varsity
their way to work in the Separation Barracks 2, manned the buckets ,
Rally arranged by the NATTC Center at New Orleans thick and fast as the leaks sprung
dance committee for tomorrow and trees toppled over.
night The dance will signal the I The Yeomen were Dorothy The cook's shack almost floated
Mann, Y3c, Rachel LaFlanime. t
of the football season
opening away, but Harwell awakened in d4:
Y3c, Margaret Costantlno, Y2c.
which will start Saturday when the time and all the bunks were moved.
NAS Flyers tackle the team from Helen M. Meter Y3c, and Clifford All in all, kinked backs included,
the Navy Training Center of Miami P. NIcaud, Y2c. Dorothy McGee, NATeehTraCen won't forget the
Y3c was detained a few in
night of the 1915 'mg blow" for a
Sick and left
WAVES from NATC, NAS and Bay Friday. long time -
the Hospital have been invited as All officers and enlisted person-
welt a..i a large group of civilian \ Thoughtful Mother: "Daughter nel who were on duty during the
girls from town! The dance promises didn't I tell you not to let that hurricane and not In the duty el'-
to be a big affair with decorations t strange man come over to your lion Monday were given Monday
refreshments, and entertainment apartment last night" afternoon oft in which to recuperate. -
t arranged by the com / Daughter.: Don't be ridiculous .
under the direction of Ken- -- -- --
mittee I went over to his apartment. Now! -
neth Brown, S2c, AEM class 49 it | let his mother worry." Gill: "What du; you mean by
Music will 'be played from 200? ,IL _ __ ________ saying that the dates\ you had with ,I I.t. 'Arthur/ (Itud) Huberts U shown turning out some of the.
to 2300 by the NATTC Air Raiders I big 'mum,' and bring all your enthusiasm me were like a string of pearls to drawing that enhance interest( anti readability. in those Navy TraiA-
{4fI led by W. J. Johnson, Chief Mu- and pep to the NATTC you 7" lug Course books IJeiitenant Roberta recently reported aboard aft>ir
sician. 'I Auditorium for the Varsity} Rally Sailor ""Necklesa: .dearie, neck- serving almost two years. overseas., In dviliun life', hn' was a coin-
So grab that: pennant, that great Friday evening 1 less.\ inertia Illustrator and designer in San ,."ran' <'l.s<-...



I 20 September 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS- SECTION Page. Eleven_ ... ..f

I ITJCen II I Personnel StartMoving I Scene Where Separation- Begins At NATTC I

I1I Oi't"" )ij
mm it t MI: f

From Here i li iV i .t .Q"

1' ; 'ii
,'/ SeparationThe

4'h, organization for handling : V, '

l?e iU1Jtee ''', ,, point dischargees' has been completely I k

set up at NATTC and up

{i; through last Saturday an even I ; -

three dozen enlisted personnel, including -

: two Waves, had been sent i.
winds blow, the rain falls
The on their way to separation centers
The sun rises and sets and the and ultimate return to civilian life

Navy: goes on foiever, In the I
must realize that I According to Lieut. we
meantime Lou Van Aernam assistant separations -
demobilisation presents' some stujemlous j
officer, 40 more are shoving
problems'arships, by and ;% '
off this week, us rapidly
can't be left at. dock
the hundreds seas
aa the mechanics in\ohed in separations -
to rot, nor can shore .establish : can be carried out addi-

rnents be suddenly abandoned Cer. tional men will be given their
tain training activities will continue ,
papers for separation centers. Up I
on Into the post-war' pens through last week no officers had

to become permanent program gone out under the point system

Replacement personnel must t.e i although two had moved to sepa-

avalbale' before USNR men presently latlon centers on other reasons Mfy hI ,Fti
attached to these activities P
I Jacksonville NAS is by far the S :
released, We're all mOl'eor {
tan center to which
"most popular"
1 less eaten up with ivillanltu
That Is attributable
men ate going
but it behooves us to lie patient ;
to tne tact that many men
Just bide your time, because, In ,,11 I have their wives and families here 3 l

probability> the next few month I and have asked that they be separated -
the vast majority of USN1.
see convenience
at Jacksonville for
the outside look .-.-----
.W111 and gals on I Of the 36 who had gone to
for a job. Tough, Isn't it' through last week 19 went to ; throughout the day men are interviewed at the Separation Office at NATTC where the final fcfclU

Morton I.a mm, who wields a NAS Jacksonville Lido Beach, Martin them on their way to separation! miter scattered all over the country had theirpreliminary
isual Aid' the end of this week dose to 100 men and women will\ have
In the Hy
brush and pen Inland, drew seven Minneapolis to ilvilian life place. work l I
Long where the -
Department tlf the Advanced five, and 'singles" went to a I ""alkln<< palf'rl" from here. Above Is part of the,offlt-e at NATTO :
Lieut ) Mary
U (Jg
and at
A KM School will never live It Terminal Island, Cahr, Camp Wallace I done. Standing at left It Ueut. C.-renee Bean, separation Orn.r. right

don n. Recently! lie undertookthe I 'lexas CorpUs Chiistl, 13iemeiton : lx>u A'an Aernam, assistant separations officer

building ,>f a cabinet to hold Wash., and Not man, Okla,

hand the supply In the department of paper stock but lost on I I during Of the.this 40 week scheduled, 27 were to shove going off to I Orgy Piffle, Sage HERE'S ANOTHER VERSION OF ATTACK I

tight of the unalterablefatt to Toledo, four to i iI
Mainside, five

that and no the'wider door was After just M the wide job I I each Boston to, St two Louis to Noifolk and Memphis, and one Of Barracks 88, ON VALIANT CARRIER USS FRANKLIN

finished bright and shln --- -
all --
was h Its twin coats of paint 1! Both Lieut. Clarence Bean, separations There have been many stories We- couldn't open a hatch-It was
Ine'It LJeilt. Van With WordsMy about the valiant carrierFranklin. "
officer, and Makes written w. too
lie. tried to mon It Into the so hot, and then, we
week that This is another one
Aernam emphasized this flames would come .
Visual Aids room where It was afraid the i
I mechanics of separation take i Piffle, O But it deals more with the menof I "
meant to nfortunatel.v, the the name is Orgy through and burn us.
go. of hercrew
door was too smalt. That pre- time, and as lapidly as for possiblemen inter! Piffle, it says on my skivvy shirt, I the was Franklin Lee Smolmskl and one', Sl'c of I Picture if you will, 3W IB.*,

M-ntesI a problem that could only are being called up lam leading seaman In my dt'part1 I caught below >cks. There .ft.

toeI- solved by one course of a '- views and other necessary formalities ment, which is the leading di\'.. Chicago 111. IIUI I no hysteria, as they ripped beds i
It's being done on the basis at NATTC I' Now after 22 months of IB
department sheets
and loudlyydeclaring bombing and tore bed
tlon, Chagrlnned. apart
his bitterness, he dl,.. I lof those with tile most points first, Why, just the other day I found' duty, first aboard an Armed Guard lengths, wetting them coveringtheir
In rare cases of a I and later, for 15 I
mantled the bright and shiningrahinet however except a WiDkle button divebombing.And Supply Ship, eyes and notes with the

and moved it In piece true emergency i I our barracks placed secondin :' months on board the Franklin, dampened strip Their eyes-
I ..
the E Pennant race. So I gota Smolinski is attending the Aviation I smoke ; th-ir 'w
by placet Next time, he'll use a to clear the away
getting I to 'mout Storekeeper School at breathe.Smolinski .
arcl'tllck. : light spout my noses lilt they could
> ; His eligibility,, the week, I been listenIng NATTC. \
Last weekend, during the hurt I.cane a separation center: For past went on "I thoughtmy

some of the toys in the Automatic on points, must first W established -. I to the radio. That is, when. I He wears the- American Theatre eyes would burn right out,

Pilot School (Ships Com from his record; he is interviewed I'm not moving bleachers' or playing Asiatic-Pacific (4 stars), Philip there was so much smoke in them
at the separations office--\ I dominoes Everybody seems Liberation (2 stars) and
), were whiling away the time pine Then somebody found a fan We
pany ly, playing rumm, pinochle, etc to determine whether or not he I to have something to say. That'sokay European Theatre of Ppeiation took turns sitting in front of it,
from some center Its a flee country, Amer I
wants separation awards
The subject of poker came up I which he What a relief1"For !

of the kibitzers, a fellow by other than the one horn ica.So three hours, then, Smolinsktalternated
one 'Piffold ,
normally would go, and to have I I I said to myself I said,
of Youcls, mentionedthat minutes in front
the name a few
and routine of separation stiff, why don't you commentate I II QiQ
various phases
he would like to learn the I fan with the other men
explained to him; he gets on stuff and guff at NATTC of a

paine Immediately of course, examination heie. :Make with the word After allMho's > Then hammering on the hatch
his physical
they offered to show him. "It'ssimple out got a better right. Ain't bore fruit. In one) giant push it
brief I Men insofar as possible go
said After a .
they neckerchief scrambled
Ain't the
and the drafts have to t't' my hat squared my opened and men
in drafts,
minute or two to explain the gamea send them unpiessed? Ain't my out.
hand of three card draw was made up: authority to .
be obtained from Sixth dungarees a'reet'Things It took me a couple minutes to
dealt, jacks or better to open Nobody -I has to District Headquarters in I is tough all over know we finally bad made it" he
hand Naval
couldhile the next and Charleston clearing Anyway, about that there com said.
dealt, one nf the guys Charleston established
wan being it's been a Long
entire district I elevator Smchn-
drafts for the From the deck ,
had. Onlya BarracksY
what he home
asked Youcis fact in : 88,
schedule them so ski ran to the fo'c'sle, where fre
to ;
Youcls'but ,
pair of tens, replied I I sweet home next to the mess
overflow at any of officers' clothes./;!
better be any 'Found a pile
I might have had a advises rooks, that Gabriel Hooter has
those two I I center; Charleston then After the smothering heat below
chance if 1 hadn't gotton which the been stealing my stuff
NATTC the date on March cold off Tokyo,
." for week after Vannie the ,
clueces a
storm briefs: '.Clunk" lleston I draft should and arrive then at the transportation separation I left 1 said, "Theies good news in was a rude surprise.! Then, too,

madly vvliig.tij| a swab when a I center, Memphis tonight." Finally Gabbie rta s.iuohnskt adds "Getting my
the MsualAid has to be ranged. here so I time I e ww. clothes wet as a sprinkler turned
the next
leak In the roof over I destinationat caught' on, and
epartmeut dt"\t'ltlllf'd and I the draft will leach its heard him the words were "There's I on me on the hangar deck Oidti't
muttering, "oh, in>' art material. I the authoiUed time.After I food news in Europe tonight." help any."

It'll\ all I* rtilmd." T. J. I authority to send the man Tha t's when 1 knew I wasdestined Smolmskl story begins where i Freezing. the officers' clothess'er'e
leteivedhe I ,
to a separation center is be commentator. Godsend. Smolmskl grins
Conuer keeping everone to a most of the Franklin's doat a
awake with that home-made radio 'I' is interviewed again, his l'ec"J'dfinally I Therefore, when my good friend 0700 when the Japanese suicide sere. "I always did want to get;

of his. .Alt oleman, (next checked, pay authorization 'Admiral Halsey him and me ate struck with fanatical fury. lose: to the braid."
do brought to date, and he waits buddies belong to the plane I When the Santa Fe pulled up to
....m.), "!..>t the married men I up food; we third deck Smolin-
It." Al Sdig, trying to makea for the draft to shove off same club even, Uncal Sammie's) Aft on his guns" with :take on the wounded, SmolmsMleard

pot of coffee. Finally succeeded i Men with families who are getting I nosed in on Hirohitos whitehorse ,,11IU hit beallug buddies, working In the first call to abandon

after three hi,.... family transportation and I took this up with my elbowbending some of When the 18hlp.I .

This happened a couple of week! I transportation i of household t'fffctsnl't'ssal'llv buddies.But the ChlefN quarters.first there was no I You don't have a chance to Comy
blast came,
wait little Cavechest, one of constructive thinking when)
: "Yeo-Yeo' Kelly sent "orne"papers have to a I Wolfgang remember '
ago must be and all\ he wantsIs panic, but Sniolinskl hear that. I grabbed & ,
: ujt
to an Officer in the ACM lon"ei'. Every detail I my dominoe boys says to get t "*.lde, bad. you
School for his signature, is Cttlefullv arranged so these will out and home for Christmas, "wanting swung over the side and I was in

.Advanced that accompanied the'' be no error which might spoil & I II providing the Navy will pay his The fear of being trapltebt'lolV through til the Santa Fe"
benefits: Street The deck* forced him on It took over 24 hours forSmolluskl
signed Respy (respectfully man's chances to obtain 15c carfare to Bay againas I
I entitledOi smoke, made him get up to rid of the>
later be ingiateThe get
he ungrateful
) Kelly When they came to which may after the
addressee del have to be written coveting Navy has been my home for explosions: one smoke in his lungs. Leaving
back to him they; were a I threw him duo n.
his family and 'e81'8my only other rUthl on a transport, he mt
of seaman
to. Kelly. Incidentally.Ch. transportation seven I
Respy ;
Krlstan is a past master at the household effects and that as home outside of Flattop Chat lie's For a half hour he recalls surging : the Franklin In Hawaii. Th erehe

art of brewing coffee. Coffee addicts Lieutenant Bean pointed out, his a I and even he \\In't let me sleep behind forward this way in a feeble I heard the fate of big lean

it's the best on the base, lot of work," the juke box any mote, attempt to be free fortunate buddies There, tow,
say I couldn look in "1 wasn't hurt, or anything, heard that the order to abandon -
and week ten davsbefote I If I had out he
Must remember to go by tryto ; It will be a or I
tandem the windows of the Chief's Messany Smolinski Ls quick to point out ship be obeyed, had tn
of the stuff, will get I
cadge a cup processing out
I II "Wht"nlsaw I couldn get I .
Bud Lenham looks like a mil. who are eligible on ovei- more
Ch. of men
be I couldn't stand that. All of I grabbed a gas mask, and a life I was no room for him to
bucks in his tailor-mades. time. Records have to I
hen What two WAVES does young checked seas and in many instances In. those nice tables and teal chairs I jacket, They're good things" fo go back aboard the Franklin, and
I and loev-cheeked Chiefs. have around, In an emergency, he after he collected his clothes and
ht to determine
Don Gifford seek out as soon as ter'i'iews are necessary I
hits Larry? Ch. Paul Nix the extent of sea duty I But does Cavechest see It my smiled belongings Smolinski became attached

well Mondayas _--'MJL--- -' -- way No. Out, he sa>'sHe Finally, after an hour, Sinolln-! to CASU 2.
pleased -- -
looked -
really don't know is all ski found temporary refuge In His service record is smudged
he'wfont about the task. of The officer hair only one faull I just I I
out." And why not. to find with the new yeoman ir I can just hear Cavechest' telling slik hay. Kxplosioim from the and stained. Pages stick together
"checking he's getting in ranklm'H plane were making Inanimate objects also;
he moved into the"Sep" the office. He would not answei the boss man In places.
for on Tuesday, time a little fl ('ktime some afternoon tliunderou echoes, and then, in bespeak the disaster of the Franklin
Center, By the you the* telephone
for blast the "steam
his classes deafening
and to take one .
th please
must answer
read this he will probably be on "You really when it rings Jackson." I, him. Some stuff, I line In Uk bay broke. Lee Smolmskl, Sl/c, says bt la !.

his merry way to Coloiado.Mildred telephone And theie's a real future in theNavy "I got out of there God only glad to be home
I very
the feather merchant -
who Was attached I "Yes sir, said I
kinda sillyNine too. Cavechest and I would I knows how, to the second I --- i --
"A" SchoolHeadquarters "but it seems
, to the ARM lot time, out of ten it's.for you. still have our same rate of pay if I I port side, There was a mess of Jock McDougaT had blown hislassie
and who kept a ,
we staved in. No Inflation for us guys there. all thinking the same to a movie and even halltda
.i of school records, left last weekto -She- -received- word last Ilf we was loaded with braid we'd I thing Out. cab to her home. As they were

attend the Rollins School of days.week that her long absent husband : be worrying whether we'd have to "\\e tiled to open a hatch, just riding along, she, knowing his- natural

r Music at W'inter'Park, Florida, for I is en route home from the Pacific drop back to javgees again, No for some air at least. By this time I I bent concerning money, remarked -

further Voice training, Miss Nichols battlefront sir, we don't even need new sea the smoke was getting so thick it I : "Oh. Jock, it does mAke

gave a short recital for the attraction In Ocala must be man ctiipea was hard to see in front of you me feel awfully wicked riding like
in building 512: and received and set It was lugged stufffthe .
I personnel for Automatic Pilot I got me a soapbox and breathing this."
, glowing praise for her ef pretty great behind the barracks, to tt y to tie
weekend finds more tip At that Jock chf rt..tII'
forts. She has a certain tremulus men. Every else. talk! some sense Into the 00)11.What I I next day that's what thanks.
audience found of th?11} then than anywhere I I'm real grateful to the NATTC mendously.
that her thanks did I get for it.
quality of those said he, "It'B be
I They tell) me that some Tax Air News for the privilege of Then maybe
charming was next to the mess! '*
very >n\f'kt. told :you we after all.
I tall a r< worth the
belles tan money
Jeannette Dillard, Sec,y to Lt Ocala (vales? No tomatoes for chow I I wilting out my commentating-

:(Jg) Haney, is walking c n air these i M* muster. .

.J Page Twelve_ NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 20 September, 1945

I How NATTC Fighters Dished It Out To- Army Boxers NATTC Takes First Match Against 1

2 Maxwell Army Air Field Fighters I

NATTC's boxing team rolled
Cherry Point TeamIs along in fine style last Friday

On Boxing Slate night, after a summer layoff, winning .
: four of six fights against the

I Twice Next MonthThe Maxwell Army Air Field team L.a\
the Auditorium here where an estimated J
friendly boxing feud between 2,800 fight-hungry fans
NATTO and the Cherry looked on.
Point Marines will be resumed One of the largest crowds ever
next month, It was definitely assured assembled in the Auditorium
this week by Lieut (jg) watched the six fightsreducedfrom

William Mulr, officer-ln-charge the originally planned eight
of boxing because of weather conditions
The Cherry Point fighters will which prevented some of the Army
room here for a program of fighters from reaching Jackson-
bouts Thursday, 11 October, and ville. Scene of the leather flyingwas
the local fighters will return to switched late Friday after-
the North Carolina training noon because of a downpour
point later in the month.So The local ringmasters are slated
far this year the Marines to go to Montgomery next Thurs-
I have the edge on the local fight- day for a return match and prob-
ters. At Cherry Point, they ably the full card of eight fights
i scored a 5-1 victory over NAT- will be staged there. The date wan-
TC. Later, at Jacksonville, the changed from tomorrow night be-
two teams tied up, each winning cause of a conflicting football
throe of the bouts. One thingis game in Montgomery. -

ci'c\ ,.'" certain-when the two get Norm Evenson, hard-hitting 174-
< together some very fine boxing pounder, capped the evening's card
Mill be offered. 45 seconds after the second roundof
B| -- his match began, winning over A\

i' the Army's Pete Bishonden, 175. ..
.. Final! Soffball Evenson was in fine form, using
his left hook to the best possible
advantage, mercilessly pounding
?say ScheduledFor Bishonden's face and head. The
towel was tossed in when the
count was seven.
This Week I Another NATTC favorite, Eddie

\I Barnett, weighing in at 147, won
: AEM Operations and Barracks I I his match over L. D Halverson,
a < 13 were slated to play off the final 150. Halverson had a long reach
game in the Softball postseasonseries over the doughty Virginian, and
nC this week to determine the Barnett was forced to utilize his
___ NATTC Softball champion. Just weave throughout the three
when the game was to be played rounds. Most of the first round
depended on condition of the soft- went even, although Halverson
ball diamonds following the hurri- went to the ropes .once, but Bar-
cane over the weekend. nett was measuring his man and
The first of the week, AEM Op- in the last two rounds he viciously
erations had two victories tucked beat on the Maxwell lad's face and
under its belt in the post-season body.
w w 3 tc play and Barracks 13 Shad two Sal Alvarez, weighing 130, hand-
a m wins and a loss on the record. The ily won his fight over the Army
first won top spot in the American fighter, Irwin Donenfeld, 131: in
rM70 League and Barracks 13 in a the second round on a TKO The
photo finish took the honors in the Key;: Westian wearing NATTC col
." AEM League during the regular ors sent Donefeld .to the canvas
season play. in the first round but the 4

.. The two teams playing off the Army boxer was up before tho
final game this week already have count began. In the second round,
k- : met in the Alvarez moved in fast dished
once post-season play out '
___ ,,, ,, short
-- HHere -' '- """ +\- -" '--'" A when AEM defeated the barracks, punches to the body and
are some scenes from the NATTC-Maxvvell:: Army Air Field fights staged last Friday night 5-0. Elliott and Janecek, near-in- face and sent the Army man to the

in the Auditorium, inaugurating the fall and winter program of boxing here. Above, left, Eddie Bariiett vincible pitching-catch combina- canvas again, for a count of seven; .
is shown in one of his weaving In movements getting to L. I). llalverson who vastly outrearhed tion, made up the winning battery, but the going was too tough, and
I the little NATTC fighter. At right above is Nick Carrisal, left, newcomer to NATTC, letting loose and Van Eysden and Simmons Donenfeld went down again, when
a haymaker to Marvin Bently of the Army Fliers. Lower left, Norm Evenson, left, took Pete Bishon made up the battery for the losers. the fight was stopped.
den handily in the nightcap to the six-bout card. At right, below, is scene from one of the toughest AEM won its first game in the Toby Reid, 168, a newcomer tu
fights of the evening. NATTC Fighter Eddie Clayton, at left, lost a dose decision which many felt round robin "NATTC world series," the NATTC fold, won a decisionover
could have gone either way or to a draw, against Henry Bennett. defeating Barracks 5, 61. Bar- Jerry :Miller, 160. The two
.-- --- -- racks 5 jumped in as defender in exchanged some blows in the first

Secona the Schools League when both Bar- round, sparred through most of the
I Aquacade Is In Progress 1 Athletics Will racks 53 and Barracks 6, in first second. In the third round, Reid\

and second places, respectively, got to Miller's face with several
were disbanded before the playoff blows which probably were the de-
Tonight At Indoor Swimminq Pool I Get Attention
got under way. Barracks 5 was ciding factor in the bout
on the third rung of the ladder. In One of the hardest fought bouts
An audience which filled the the AEM-Barracks 5 playoff, the of the night went to the visiting
new indoor swimming pool last During ChangesA AEM: battery standbys were there, Henry Bennett, 152, who rained
night witnessed another spectacular Football Slowed and Axline and Cobb pitched and a decision over NATTC's Eddie
aquacade presented by person- stepped up program of ath- caught for the losers. Clayton, 147. The two went the "
nel from NATTC and NAS, and letics, both for spectators and par- Barracks 5 lost a close one laterin three rounds throwing out punches
the show will be repeated tonightat Start Next Week ticipants, has been recommendedby the playoff to Barracks 13, 2-1. to the face and body, fighting in

2000.A Rear Adm. Felix B. Stump, Van Eysden and Simmons were the close most of the way The decisionwas ,
variety of events was offered Impending storms and the with- Chief, Naval Air Technical Training winning battery and Woods and close.
drawal of of the teams sched- to the entire command be
one to
water Cobb made the
the spectators, including a up losing combination. -I Another newcomer to NATTC <-
ballet with colored lights under uled to play in the NATTC Intra- carried out during the period of In its third game of the was Nick Carrisal, 127pounderfrom

water adding to the beauty of the mural football league delayed issu- readjustment to peacetime routine playoff, Barracks 5 defeated Basic San Antonio, who lost a de-
of the three ing uniforms last week, but they and demobilization. of the National
rhythmic swimming Electricity League, cision to Marvin Bently, 124 The
dozen Waves and men who partici- were to go to the gridiron enthu- Although Naval Air Trainingcan 4-2. Axline and Woods pitchedfor two started fast with an exchangeof
pated in the event. siasts this week. now slow down to a normal the winners and Cobb caug'ht.Stoffers blows and went into the second
the Naval will not speed, he said, there is no justification -
Since Hospital
exhibitions and Files were tha los;ng round with
Diving and swimming a steady Beige of infighting -
for a "let down, and "we will
participate in the league, it ap- battery.
were presented by a groupof In the third Bently wa
this week that the be taxed heavily during the re-
early Earlier. Basic
Lieut. peared Electricity had the
aquatic stars including" aggressor and when the bell
league would be composed of three adjustment phase to maintain a lost to Baracks 13, 6-2. Van
Jack Eys- sounded
(jg> Helen Perry, Lieut. (Jg) Carrisal was on the ropes.
2nd Lieut. Jack Roth, and teams, the AEM (A), Turret sense of proportion, a sense of hu- den and Simmons came through: on
Smith, I School, and the "Bombers," includ- mor and a spirit of pull together." that one, and Staffers and Buck- Hugh Jones of Jacksonville ref- ...
Bruce Harlan, SpA)3c.( )
ing players from activities other He emphasized the need for ner were the losers. ereed the fights, and Hal Abbott, .
Water polo, boat tilting, use of than those two schools. teamwork, in order to avoid con- ._ SpAlc( acted as master of ceremonies -
---- -
the Dilbert Dunker for training fusion and inefficiency in the handling CSpA( ) W. n. McLarenwas
purposes, tower diving, fancy diving The first game is expected to be of personnel billeting and Wave in the corner for the NATTC
played the latter part of next Splashes
all included I
and "clowning" were transportation and pointed out fighters
week, but with only three teams
in the elaborate program, that the t i
current phase requires the
participating, it will be necessaryto I Continual l from Page Ten
and will be offered again tonight.
of two
carrying major jobs
re-arrange the schedule, Lieut.C. SKDScWhy,
The indoor swimming pool is be- out simultaneously: To continue Naval Ship's Company Profiles
C. Kelly pointed this week
is it that time Reven
ing used primarily for training Air Training in accordance with every Continued from Page Ten
In all likelihood two games will be
has a golf date, it rains ?
under prescribed standards and assist
purposes. The training is played each week, despite the reduction est things that happened to him ;;
the direction of NATTC and is of- in number of teams. That Commandants in the Job of de Despite the hurricane, practicing aboard the CVE, he remembered "
fered for all personnel on the sta- mobilization."In kept up and the Water Ballet will
means one team will get in two being a "pollywog" along with almost .
all probability there will be go on Wednesday and Thursday
games in a week. There is a possi- everyone of the newly commissioned ',i
tion.The for the two-night however that on board at many stations large nights. Waves Bridges, Brooks, '
program bility, only one game ship, even the Captain. ;
how was arranged by Lieuts. (Jg) will be played a week, in which numbers of personnel awaiting dis- Bleekman and Zimmerman will "That first initiation was really r<

A. J. Stefanl, Helen Perry, and case one team will draw a pass position. Necessary morale and represent NATTC. mass production but there were !
Jean Shirley. each week during the season. discipline will present serious problems And the big football rally var- enough 'shellbacks' to make it }I
-'J.- to our Commanding Officers. sity dance will be held Friday very effectivei, !1" Favorite sport
I It is desired that they enhance night, with Waves Kaskeski, Schu- aboard was basketball, in which '"
A dear old lady was passing a I
The would not be in the .
Country athletics to the fullest extent
stream where ofsoldiers prac- erman, Caves, Cunliffe, Allen and he was right there, having earned
a company mess it is if the Indians had.adopted ticable, both for individuals and for Kirk .
the refreshing on the committee.And three letters in the game while in
were enjoying I stricter immigration laws. exhibition "
purposes, Rear Adm
..4 experience of a cool swim. The now that the lights are on high school.
'- iI-
lack of bathing trunks was fairly me" again, and rain and wind have Piper wears the American There;
She-"KUs once more like "You have toiled in
tre Asiatic and Libera-
obvious. that and I'm yours for life." exacting jobs of teaching, instruct- stopped, we eagerly look for a A.
II tion ribbons. lie left his ship in
"Oh dear exclaimed the astonished Mate-"Thanks babe for quiet little corner to "sack down. ,.,
the ing, administration, and mainte- ..... the Hawaiian Islands when the ro.
lady. "Those must be our warning. nance throughout the Command," tation system caught up with him
shock troops." -......--- the letter concluded. "Many of "Oh Phil, it says; 'Entire bal- and now he's anxiously waitingfor
SKlc-"We're going to give the your personnel have been forced to cony 10 cents'." the point system to catch up
Knoxville, Tenn.- (CNS) A bride a shower." forego personal aspiration to serve "Well what of it?" with him.Mother"Io.
stranger knocked at Mrs Zelma CPO-"Count me In. I'll bring tactically against the enemy. Real- "Let's get it so we can be all ,
Householder's' door and, when she the soap." istically, however, their devotionto alone" you like our new .
answered, slugged her with a --...i. duty and abilities have contrib- -- '- maid, Willie?" :'/IjWilIl&"NollC
blackjack. "Oops," said he, apol- Revelation-iCTlhlng mUff reveal uted immeasurably to the accom- Sign in the mess hall: If the I'd like to grab :
ogizing. "I thought you were my I the figure, but sweater plishment of others in making VJ steak la too tough for you, get out her and bite her neck like daddy
fcosa'a wife" point out the fact*. day possible" This \\n no place for a weakling. does.!