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4' I-' Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training'Command ;





f Within Next Twelve Month Period Educational Service Will Help All NAS Personnel

Resume War Service PeriodAn
Complete Travel Demobilization of WAVES will Studies Interrupted by

follow, in general, the demobilization -

,. Aid Now On Hand plan announced for the entire Educational Services Office designed to assist officer and enlisted personnel pick up the thread.
of their war-Interrupted educational pursuits, obtain scholastic credit ,for their naval training and experience
Navy and WAVES will be releasedon
and to make available a wide range of self-study courses, has been established here in Bldg. 980
For NAS PeopleThe a 12-month schedule, with all under the direction of Lt. Elsworth P. Woods, and Lt. (jg) B. J. Loft.

personnel out of the service by 1 The establishment of the office here is In line with the Navy's policy of doing everything possible t*

The NAS Central Transportation September 1946, according to Lt. aid the serviceman or woman, who dropped whatever he or she was doing to help the Navy in its time
Office is now equipped
Issuing of need, to make the transition back to peacetime living.
to give all hands complete and Comdr. Edith L. Stallings, Wom I _
competent travel service via any en's Reserve Director for NAOTC KNOWLEDGE SEEKERSP I I Foresightedly the Navy estab-
commercial to in 'lished the Educational Services
means any point here, who has just returned froma __ _
the Unit' ?.ates, according to P. Program back in'1913, when demobilization
P. WhitaKe, Sr., travel agent in three day conference for WAVE far-off
was only a
: a charge. I Directors which was held in Wash. '
ington. dream But only now, with civilianlife
the office able to
I Ifiuierly was ahead for about three million
provide only information and reservation I WAVE personnel who have duty I

<.' service, but recently the overseas will be returned to mainland Navy men and women is the pro
1 I Atlantic Coast Line Railroad has separation centers as the A gram really hitting its stride.

located a separate ticket office in point system makes them eligibleand III Basically, the program provide -
P'I1"': the topside center wing of build. as transportation facilities can naval personnel with off-outy educational

!fc* ing 451.:: Mr. Whitaker puts it this be arranged.In opportunities in the formof

V way: "This ticket office has been cases of hardship, WAVES ( tit voluntary classes! correspondence
ir;" established here for the conven- may be separated from the service courses, self-teaching materials
". ience of officers and men of this at the center nearest their duty and educational and vocational
*r base and it is the desire of the Atlantic station. The Navy has announcedthat i counselling It enables Navy
j .. Coast Line to put its serv- mail will not be forwardedto I men and women to make educational .

** ices fully at their command so that or from centers; and all WAVES t progress toward a college

e' naval personnel will not have to i are advised to leave civilian for degree or high schol diploma white
leave the base for any information warding addresses when leaving still in uniform. And in addition,

; + reservations, or tickets"Open their duty stations. the two specially-trained officers
I here will assist all hands to obtain
t from 0900-1200, 1300-1700 The WAVE twls
special separation
. > "' every day except Sunday, the of- centers at Washington, Chicago, \\ scholastic credit for their service
t. nee will make available tickets training and experience
San Francisco, New York and
; r from Yukon or Jacksonville to any Memphis will open 1 October 1945, Self Teaching :",
': point in the United States via con and will operate on a system designed The increased leisure time afforded .
.' ;: necting lines Mr. Whitaker is assisted to process officers in one by the new five-day week

';..4 by Mrs. Evelyn Smith and day and enlisted personnel in 48 can be utilized for high school or
Miss Jane May, who are anxious hours. college study by consulting with
, ," to make travel arrangements as these Educational Services officers.
All WAVES are advised to ship
( easy and rapid as possible for
1', all their personal gear direct to Perhaps a self-teaching course
'.it" anyone departing under orders or would be more valuable to some
their homes and to take only a '
I on leave. people, such as art appreciation.
small overnight bag to the separation
1 J The Navy' Issuing Office cor-" center. These separation units ','0. : farming, or how to set up a shoe
J- .
either ... business. Books
tlnues to make reservations on repair are available
will not handle the discharge of ....
train or air lines. Reservations ,, and may be borrowed on subjects -
hospitalized personnel, disciplinary ,
may now be made 14 days in I i cases or those who are being separated '",. .y. ranging from selling, auto
'., advance by calling extension 8829 from the service under mechanics, and radio to such academic

I between 1000.1200, 14001600. Ensign other than honorable conditions. A subjects as plane geometry
Ellison Manly, officer in physics, English, and history.
i BuPera will not consider requests
charge, suggests that all reservations I for discharge for the sole .... __, ,._ OIl""",,, -_ .- -'-- Those planning to return to
' .. be requested as soon as a departure reason of accepting civilian jobs. 1 Lt. Elsworth P. Woods, Senior Educational Services officer school would find the correspondence
b. date is known since travel It will consider discharge in cases : points out some of the self-study books available at the new officeto courses that the officers help
S still A, Flaherty, SKlc, who is completing requirements toward
\ accommodations are heavily of fully established bona fide de Rosemary to arrange an excellent way to uti-
Y' offered
loaded. her college degree through a correspondence course by lize their spare time. Through
pendency. women
of Wisconsin. The Educational Services Office, assisted
,. --- the University them be collected
I wish to be retained on active duty can many more
I' I for a specified time may file sucha Storekeeper Flaherty to arrange for the course through credits toward that diploma or degree
: Station Librarian request with BuPers. Personnel United States Armed Forces Institute. Those who intend to go to
i' assigned to duty at separation centers I ----- u --- -- -----------.-- i work upon discharge will find thata

:', Retires This Week will not be frozen there past ,I Future Training Prairie Ship-yards I little study now might mean a

j1.. agM their accumulation of discharge better job and more pay.

..J't t points.It OutlinedFor Counselling to help plan a courseof
is expected that some sort of Program Played Big PartIn study, to decide just what to

legislation will be introduced into study, or what kind of work an individual -
Congress providing for a Women's Navy GroupsDecision Fleet Record I wants to do in the postwar
4, Reserve complement in the peace world is the backbone of Ed-
xsfi time Navy, but as yet no definite on the disposition of One third of the total vessels ucational Services. This includes
action has been taken. personnel engaged in certain training I added to our Navy during the war I information about requirements
All WAVES are entitled to programs has now been an- personal and academic.-kinds of
travel train coach to any put of nounced by the Navy Department. were launched from the prairiesand jobs available, comparative salaries

the United States or Canada (one Separate handling is planned fox cornfields of the Midwest, an evaluation of the good and

way only) for a special rate of 1 i* each of several categories. where shipbuilders produced a bad features of various professions ,
cents mile Trainees in the Naval Reserve and fields of endeavor. But obtaining
per by presenting a scheduledto modern miracle of construction
transportation discharge slip. Officers Training Corps credit for service experience
Stopovers 1 November will be hundreds of miles from the sea, according
en route are allowed on such and training is rapidly becoming a
tickets. Wave officers traveling retained on active duty after commissioning to latest war miracle announced major function of the office. ,

in a terminal leave status may use unless they are eligiblefor by Navy Department. High Schol Credits ,I

furlough rates. release on points. The story of these prairie ship I Men who were attending high
physics majors, aer I
WAVES having cars aboard school but who failed to
x ology majors and pre-supply candidates yards was released in full by the graduate -
their duty station may declare I because of their entrance into the
will complete their V \ Navy this week, and relates how
hardship and receive permission to training and will be retained on the inland fleet, numbering 31,919 i Navy will not only be assisted in I
drive to the
separation unit of active duty. Medical, dental, theological vessels, went down to the sea via securing credit for their Navy \
their duty area at five cents per students will be released to the Mississippi, and St. Lawrence I training but will be helped to arrange ''
mile. If such hardship is not established enrollment with the United -
with waterways.The I
inactive duty in the Reserve
then individuals must go States Armed Forces Institute for
the that they continue shipyards were hurriedlybuilt J
draft to the center serving correspondence courses. Upon successful .
their training. in cornfields meadows and
their home area and the Navy does I completion of the I
Students in training in the Naval of the western Great courses. )
not swamps
provide any arrangements for credit toward graduation will ba i
r the Reserve Midshipmen Lakes and upper Mississippi areas
transfer of the
vehicle. granted by the high school. I
will be retained on active duty as Most of the thousands of workers
Patrons of the station librarywill If a hardship
separation claim
learn with regret that Miss I I is allowed for the purpose of accepting officers, but due to an excess of had never seen an ocean going College men, too may continue I
Emily Colt, Chief Librarian, Is retiring a civilian Job near the aviators, aviation cadets in trainIng craft, and some of the companies their education through correspondence
will be released to inactive status had never constructed any type of courses with USAFI.Arrangements '..,1
a this week, thus terminatinga duty station, the WAVE is still
career in which she has served entitled to travel allowance to her if they do not wish to con ship, yet many of the inland yards are made by USA. '
'I tinue. won the coveted Army-Navy "Eo" FI with one of the 86 colleges cooperating .
the members of the armed forces home area.
Radio technicians and aviation with the program, but
for more than 25 years. I Fleet submarines, destroyer escorts 1
the work itself is handled
radio technicians may complete directly
Miss Colt began her library work' sub chasers minesweepers
LATEST POINT NEWS acceleratedpace between the student and the col.
their training at an
with duty in France as a volunteer rescue tugs, auxiliary tankers
lege. Half of the tuition
Enlisted with if they wish.STATION up to
Cross member in charge of men three or and thousands of landing craft
Ittled hospital library at Alleray, more dependent children under were included in the "prairie fleet." $20 is provided by the Navy. "

the first World War. When 18 yean of age \\m be released SNAPSHOT' Most of the ships went down the ] Many men may feel that by vlr :",
she returned to the States, she from further Navy t'nlcu at Last Saturday was "deserted Mississippi through the locks of tue of their Navy training they
worked for several years in vet their own request ANOthe day at NAS," what with football the Chicago drainage canal. The have advanced beyond the educational .

erans' hospitals and then acceptedan formula score for naval at la- kick-off, five-day week, and every larger vessels were floated to the :I level of their pre-war days.
assignment at the Norfolk atom of the Naval Reserve I thing. Missing from the scene were ocean on specially constructed General Educational Development

Naval Hospital. She began her holding the rank of ensign I I..*. I : long chow lines and general hub floating drydocks and I examinations and Subject Field

I, association with Naval air stationsin established, at 30 points, with I bub. Outstanding item was colored with parts of the POl1tOOllS'j I Testa may be given those men by
1926 when she became Chief all other provision of the point : gardener on a power mower explaining removed to them the Educational Services office,

Librarian at NAS. Pensacola, and system remaining unchanged at i to interested sailors that]I low bridges. A few smaller vessels, and many high schools and col.

worked there until she reported IIIIW In AINav 25215.r : : 1 his job was best "because X work such as patrol craft, went out intact 1 I leges will permit advancement to

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. DENTAL HEAD LEAVES World War II Explosives 1
Provided Punch
,. e Naval Aviation
Outdate Former DeadliesTNT '

past, wars mighty, was explosive superseded weaponof by That Won Day In Pacific War :

such things as RDX. Torpex, and
HBX in this one. The new explosives

were employed extensively by Editor's note: lit a report ls,"'HI but 36 of the 148 total combat air.
the Navy in operations against en. -
John L, Sullivan, craft.
a ]e. wdays ago, .
submarines and
emy surface \
'e818elll Assistant, Secretary of tile Navy Fleet Spirit

Most important of the under- for summaiixed the actlntits I The rest of the Navy was In the

water explosives developed is Torpex. of Natal Av+ation in the Pacific I Atlantic patroling against the

First produced and used by war. In the tS pages of the reportare submarine menace, guarding the
the British, this new mixture has I Panama Canal, and keeping a
contained the hiohhghts, the watch on Hitler's Intentions
almost twice the destructive powerof sharp
,, TNT. It was also more highly historical facts, and bthind-scettes against South America. Of our .

,J, WV sensitive, however, so that HBX deciiions that took the war from seven carriers, four were in the 1

material came into being for the the chaos of Pearl Harbor to the Atlantic, one in port at San Diego 1
express purpose qf helping control I and two en route to Hawaii.
the Torpex. Together these two complete vwforjsymbolized in the The Saps destroyed or rendered In-

made a weapon which greatly in- ceremonies held aboard the PISS I oparble 95 per cent of our air and

R fr I creased the "kill'' range against Missouri. The facts behind the I sea forces based at Pearl Harbor.

subs and expanded the lethal range headlines are presented" in pMn( Says Mr Sullivan, "On December
of mines. 8, the Island of Oahu could have
English, as living history. Suite it been taken by three companies uf
Another material, known simplyas ,
"Composition C" is a plastic is impossible for nil JAX AIR Japanese Boy Scouts. The Jar.s

"explosive with the general consist NEWS leaders to see a copy of the i I were Just not prepared for their
I What
"success. ships
II ency of putty. Because it could original, l report, a condensation hat tremendous 1942 had the
had in
i I be molded by hand, it was of special been prepared uhiih begin below i''we January
tasks of vest
r '..; value to Navy Combat Demolition and will/ be concluded 'in next. prodigious patroling
stretches of ocean to guard againstother \
Units In .
clearing enemy t'ek' issue.Introducing. -
t P to
sneak attacks, protectcargo ,
beaches of obstacles in advance
and vessels taking
of our actual landings his recent report of transport
.1, supplies and troops, to help (>ur I
I I %_ f i anm the part played by naval aviationIn to hold Until '. I
s remaining garrisons
the Pacific theater of operations,
mVli f r Baruch Urges Reform they could be adequately reinforced i
t Assistant Secretary of the Navy ,
'' To Rehabilitate Veteran for Air, John L Sullivan, uses the and built up. The Navy was there, I
but spread so thin and so far and '
following words: "The war has 1
I'I Washington (CNS) -- A more been won. Hardly anyone feels so busy that it was no wonder people -

"human" demobilization process to smug about It We feel not so at home were puzzled.

..... .... I help put the veteran back on his'' much that we have won a war, as 'i We struck our first sharp blowIn .
With the detachment yesterday ot I'apt. Larry J. Uupuy, flu, I' 1912 when Admiral
feet, scthe ny bitterness and integrate that a terrible war in which we February "
USSR senior dental officer at Malnslde Dispensary since 6 January him into the national picture have been long ngaged is now Halsey took a small, fast task force
]945, the helm was turned over to Comdr, Paul T Goad, DC? USNR, was recommended by Bernard : happily ended. War is rapidly becoming into the Gilbert and Marshall Inlands j

who will act as senior dental officer until Captain Robert 'Askins, M. Baruch, presidential advisor for either aide, nothing to and rapped seven Jap out-

E future. In the above picture, Captain Dupuy gets a final bon voyage social problems. His report was addressed one weapon, won the war No one 41 planes against our losses of 11
from his secretary, Loretta M. Long, Ph.M Ic, who reported to the to Gen. Bradley] Veterans' service wins any war, including I planes and one cruiser damaged:
dental department on 5 July] 1943, and now awaits the arrival of I Administrator I! the still possible next one. Sensible Encouraged by this success, he

Captain Askins, her fourth boss during her ,27-month tour of duty Specifically he urged: ((1)) appointment military -planning can come only spun arounJ at"Wake and Marcus,

here. of a vigorous imaginative j from a close study of the factual and crippled Marcus enough to
"work director," to handle record of each service's contribution hand the Jap supply officers their

NAVY FORCES FOUGHT BEHIND employment problems; (2)) separation I to victory.\ Here is part of first real jolt. ,"
of the medical and nonmedical that record, and a' iait only. Witha !1 The two major carriers, Y(,1 k- .v;
sections of the VA and pride that's real and justifiable, town and '
creation j Enterprise, began a K>
JAP LINES THROUGHOUT WAR of a new medical service under I but in no way presumptuous, the ties of important hit-and-run raids .
an outstanding man; '((3)) establishment Navy represents the role that Naval on Jap bases. These raids showed .

From the first few weeks after of an Independent I Aviation played in the winningof that the enemy air forces were
Pearl Harbor until the day of surrender --- ; medical committee to study veter the w ac in the Pacific. 'spread thinner than we thought

the U. S. Navy had forces L ans' requirements and make pub I The quoted wofds set the tone The Jap was forced to reorganize
fighting deep in China behind the I I Queslions I lic recommendations; (4)) salary of the account that follows: It s his longest line and this was the

Japanese lines I This fact, anotherof : j (Ancmerft on Page A) increases for VA doctors, nurses a dramatic story, and somehow, a first disruption of his invasion
the "best kept secrets" of the! > and technicians; improved promo- I terrible story. Words can't convey schedule..:

entire war, has been revealed in a L_ ..4 tion policy; freeing of doctors from I the meaning of the message: "En I Java Sea

special Navy Department release. 1. What is the name of the movie paperwork; research facilities and I emy on island Issue in doubt" sent I It was not possible to send big
and graduate courses for doctors; (5)) out by the doomed :Marines on task forces with the two carriers
It all when thea'y
began of actor who enlisted in the U. S. appointment of a committee to Wake Island, or "at a terrible cost because our surface vessels had
the National Military\ \ Council
Army as a private and rose to bea make recommendations for the in men ashore and in men and just met disaster in the Battle of
China to set plans for a
weather service in up the Jap held colonel in the Army Air Forces? i Improvement of non-medical VA ships afloat, we took Okinawa", to the Java Sea Thirteen cruisers,

out of which the weather 2. The national tennis champion i services, simplifying, .modernizing, quote a paragraph of the report. destroyers, anJ other war ships, i
areas across China and Japan Into recently defended his title at Forest and reducing delays; (6)) a tax reduction The battle w&% between Japan's including the Langley, were loft
for vets starting new businesses l. islands, the "unsinkattle) aircraft and others severely dam1l1t'd.Practically .
f the Pacific. Because the undertaking Hills, N. Y., and retained It.
Who he ? ; and <((7)< ) liberalization of carriers," and our own carriers the entire Dutch fleet
of was .
IR was major importanceand I the loan provisions of the GI Bill which were sinkable; but the Islands and part of the Royal Australian
because it could succeed only 3. Who succeeded Anthony Edenas of Rights. were also immovable, and Navy went down with them.

throughthe closest kind of coop Britain's Foreign Secretary? ___.x.__ the islands lost the fight that extended I| On April 18, the Doolittle raiders -
eration, it became known" by the I 4, Which of the following presidents l. Station Librarian in a 4000-mile spearhead ,, caused a sudden spurt of Allied
code name "Friendship. was sworn into office by his westward across the Pacific, The morale by their daring raid on To-
The initial weather project father. 'ontfniifil from Page One mounting fury of the Pacific The kyo, but three weeks later the

I proved so successful by the end of I (a) James Buchananb aboard here in 1941 fenslve was in almost direct pro- Philippines surrendered and withit

1942 that it was decided to enlarge ( ) John Quincy Adamsc Although originally from New portion to the power of Naval Avi : went our best staging area for a
its scope of activity, and to incorporate ( ) Calvin Coolidge York, Miss Colt plans to spend ation. In one air group alone, the'' future strike against Japan. By:

; its services into coastal and 5. What is the name of the Jap. the rigorous winter months basking Navy's leading ace, Comdr David i early May, Japan had won her war
,i "'\' general: intelligence work Navy anese airfield on which the American / in the south and will stay on McCampbell, shot down nine Japs if she, could consolidate her ('()n-
personnel, especially chosen and I It of ? in Jacksonville for some time. Her in 95 minutes during the Battle of quests.
occupation Japan began
t trained, infiltrated into the terri successor, expected from the Leyte Gulf, and the group record { Our only hope was to slow down
and to train Chinese 6. What amendment to the U. S. Washington Naval Library, has not 856 '
tory began was enemy planes, a mark never and if possible break up her attempts -
bands. Soon these Constitution had a 25th anniversary yet reported aboard. reached before
guerilla groups or afterward. I at consolidation Thus,
had until it on 26 August 1945? I Mr. Sullivan out when
I expanded was necessary points that car two Japanese forces approached
t to furnish complete logistic 7. Franz Werfel died recently. MISS AMERICA'r rier planes twice destroyed Japanese New Guinea and the Sol
!, support on a large scale, so the Do you remember which one of his I thrusts, in the Battles of the' onions with the intention of land

books was made into an outstand- Solomons and Midway, thus halt ing occupation forces, we mustered -
r official ing movie ? It starred Jennifer ing the enemy advance when it every unit of naval power ('(,..-
k iran Cooperative Organization, or Jones I seemed capable of sweeping over ible and went to meet them The

p' "SACO." With this agreemnt in 8. True or false ..- As you descend Hawaii and Australia. Jesuit was the Battle of the Coial
force, China and the United States into a deep mine the tem l'earlllarOOr! Strength Sea, the first major naval engagement -
r operated what is probably the most perature becomes cooler? At the time of Pearl Harbor, we in history in which surface

,. closely integrated organization of I 9. Who is the Navy's assistant had about 5000 planes, many of ships did not fire a shot It was
its kind ever to surmount a lan secretary for air? them of ancient vintage, and fcOOO completely a naval air battle, JOin-

guage barrier. I 10. What is the name of the U S. y naval pilots, some of whom were'' ed while the opposing fleets were
Chinese and American personnellived cruiser which was announced as admirals who had taken flight hundreds of miles apart It was
worked and fought side by sunk the night America was celebrating training at the age of 50. On the battle in which the carrier truly -

t. side. They furnished all types of essential I the surrender of Japan? March 31, 1945, we had more than tame of age as a battle weapon.In .
intelligence for the fleets -x- 37,000 modern combat planes and | three days of fighting, cur
F and the subs prowling off the Chi more than 55.000: naval pilots. The planes destroyed two enemy carriers -

Ij" na coast. They operated weather, 'Yank' Beats World growth of our air power mirrors one heavy cruiser, two destroyers -
'; communications and aid c.t ten almost directly the progress of the four transports, and several -
from the borders of Indo-China With Tokyo PaperYank war from the dark days of early I smaller vessels, and dealt severe -
',\ northwood to the fringe of the w >Y 1942 to victory in August 19J5. damage to another carrier.
During that period, our planes Over four thousand soldiers
Gobi desert. Their cleverly disguised the Army Weekly, climaxed Jap
helped to sink all of the
nearly and
Jap a hundred Jap planes went
e spys wandered almost at will, its world-wide publishingcareer !
but were so competent in their recently by printing the first navy, battered enemy bastions, down Our losses were the Lexington -
blew up innumerable supply and a destroyer, and a tanker The
jobs and so well protected that not American paper in Tokyo one
one was ever detected. I week before the official occupationof ammuntion dumps, neutralized Jap fleet broke off the battle and
hundreds of air fields and fled it
enemy ; was the last time Nipponever
harassed the Jap capital, it was learnedby
Special guerilla squads
over 20,000 Japanese dallied forth in force Her future -
the confused Japs constantly. They cable from Yank's Tokyo bu aircraft.
naval sprties. were to be smell,
killed three Japs for every Chinese reau. From four battered, over-worked
using only parts of her fleet, or cl! -edividing
staff members moved Into
]lost. They cut down foraging parties Four carriers in Pacific action in 1912, the fleet into several -
week ahead of the .
Until the Japs were so pressedfor the Jap city a our carrier strength rose to 26 sections
food that they were forced to formal occupation personnel and large combat types and 65 support Midway Thrust

send out huge groups to protect j I took over a printing plant. When carriers In 1944 Pointing to the lethal Reconnaissance some weeks ]later -
the foragers. They blew up bridges, I General MacArthur arrived in the punch they possessed Mr showed the entire enemy fleet

railways, ammunition dumps, factories capital, he found a copy waitingon Sullivan says, "In every Pacific Invaston to be at or near the home island.
and warehouses. They sabotaged : his desk, complete with pictures Naval Aviation carried Obviously a new invasion( was to .
t in the harbors and of the surrender ceremoniesheld the ball."
Jap ships I be launched The task of figuringout .
loading at piers. Even small river aboard. the USS. .Missouri.. ,After Pearl Harbor, the Japanese just where it was going to be
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craft could no longer carry enemy hordes poured over Guam, made was In the capable hands of
personnel or supplies in security. Victory Garden at Guam Wake; Honk Kong, Java, Borneo, Fleet Admiral Chester VV. Nimitz.

From June 1944 through Jane Guam (CNS- -Victory gardens ,p. u n ++M t and the Philippines in rapid suc He decided tentative thrusts toward -
1015! they killed 23,540 Japs, have been planted by Yanks on cession. Cries went up across the the Aleutians were just that,
9166 and 291. Guam Tinlan and Saipan, accord- "Where is the ;
wounded captured country, Navy ? and that the big shcwKwould""' come
They destroyed 209 bridges, 84 locomotives Ing to the Navy Department. More Photograph from Press Anoelatlcn, Ine. Only part of the Navy had been !I toward Midway So it was. On

141 ships, and 97 depots than 10,000 acres have been planted A whole! board of Judge picked at Pearl Harbor on December 7, June 3, a patrol plane sighted
and warehouses.All on these bases since their liberation 1941. The Jap attack sank or damaged three separate Jap forces steaming -
in all, SACO was a relatively and the crop yield is expected this pinup. She's Bess Mjerson, eight battleships,,three cruisers toward Midway and our plane
small but terrifically potent Kind to exceed 5,000 tons of vegetables of New York just elected' "J\UI. three destroyers, four other went out to intercept

Vf new secret weapon! a month. .mtria lr 19j$." war ,vessels It sjsp) wrecked all .(To be concluded next week)..



27 September, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Threi

Eleven Aircraft Carriers Sunk ''i VAWKrWySprioy 1 EDUCATION HELP I; '

I 0Mi !a: U.31M Y"t"l IIIIU! ll

\Thirty More Heavily Damaged

'During Course of World War II VE

.. Information concerning: total the date of the Hornet's sinking \,
damage to United States aircraft the end of the war in the Pacific,
carriers In World War II was released the light carrier USS Princetonwas
this week by the Navy De the largest flat-top lost
" partment. The final figures show The list of sunk and damaged
that 11 of the big floating airfields carriers shows that four large car L'Knvol

I were sunk and 30 others riers one light carrier and six When the time comer for a final
were damaged a total of 52 times support carriers were sunk. On 30
II during the war. i! occasions, large carriers were dam shoving off when you get.the last

1 All but one of the carriers, the aged; light carriers of the Independence set of orders which means you're

support-carrier USS Block Island, class were hit five times; shortly to be a civilian again, it
which German submarine torpedoes and support carriers of the Suwan- does queer things to your heart
sank in the western Atlantic, 'nee and Kaiser classes were dam-
were sunk or ,damaged by Japa- aged 17 times. The list does not Include 'beat, You think gleefully of the
nese air, surface, and submarine the damaging of the USS wonxierful freedom to come <.i
attacks. Forty-eight armorpiercing Hancock by a bomb from one of what it will be like to go and come '

shells fired by enemy warships, its own torpedo bombers which as you please without having to mu
40 aerial bombs, 45 kamikaze rolled loose on landing or the destruction get umpteen permissions and carry
planes, and 21 torpedoes scored : caused aboard the USS. I a fistful of papers with you
hits on American flat tops, but Randolph by an American Army You drool with anticipation of being
from 26 October 1942, when the Air Forces P-38 which crashed able to eat what your appetite
USS Hornet was sunk off Santa into the ship's flight deck off Ley- fancies instead of what is put in
Cruz Island not a single carrier te, Philippine Islands, while flying front of you. You grin, thinkingof
went down low overhead.The I
that fully blouse or those toeless -
Leading the list for damage sus- list of carriers which have swank
tained in combat action is the his been sunk or damaged follows: for the when '
You sigh mornings
,toric USS Enterprise, only capital Lost-..USS Lexington, 1912; USS you can stay in the sack and make t
ship in the United States Fleet to Yorktown 1942 USS 1942
; Wasp, ; faces at the alarm clock, You savor -
earn the coveted Presidential Unit USS Hornet, 1912; USS Princeton, of ina zi
I i I the coming delight lolling
Citation "The Big E" was hit six 1944; USS Llscome Bay 1943; tub of warm water, full of scented
tlme.l'in! actions in which her USS Block Island, 1944; USS'Gam- bubbles.Yet .
planes and guns destroyed more bier, 1944.; USS Saint Lo, 1944;
than a thousand attacking enemy USS Omnmney Bay, 1945; USS I for all this there is a strange
aircraft, .. regret. As the days crawl by toward
The USS Franklin and Bismarck Sea, 1945.: DamagedUSS -
friends here takeon 1'w
USS Intrepid sustained damage on Saratoga, 1942; USS bnterpiise departure,
four different occasions, the USS 1942; USS Yorktown, 1912; a new aspect. You join in the
Saratoga was hit three times, and USS Lexington, 1943; USS Intrepid breeze sessions determined to enjoy
other carriers were damaged a 1944 ; USS Wasp, 1944; USS them fully, knowing that theyare
lesser number of times. Bunker Hill, 1944; USS Franklin, a special part of the Navy
The fact that 41 flat tops were 1944; USS Hancock, 1944; USS life You see your familiar mates L
hit by enemy! bombs planes, torpedoes Essex, 1944; USS Ticonderoga from a slightly different point of M
and shells attests to the superb 1945; USS Randolph, 1945: USS view' realizing that soon all of us
offensive achievements of the Independence. 1943; USS Belleau will be scattered to our own com

Navy's carrier task forces. Con Wood 1944; USS Cabot, 1944; USS : pass points and probably not meet .
stantly designated as primary tar. Langley, 1945; USS San Jacinto again You write down names and Discussing ways and mean of obtaining credit for hU Navytraining
gets by the enemy air, surface and 1945. home addresses, meanwhile won- and experience toward high school diploma Roy C. Hooper,
submarine fortes, the aircraft car In addition to the carriers sunk 1 dering in your heart if they will hir, gets the word from !.t. (jg;) B. I, Loft, Educational Service
riers struck with such speed and or damaged, there were 14 escort ever be used. officer Lower photo..-Clerk Mary Ann Martin assists Lt. WilliamJ. I
power and defended themselves so carriers damaged during the same You acquire a new awareness of ft. Cotton In tilling out the required form to obtain college credit
skillfully with combat air patrols period according to the >Javy re the ,station and things long familiar i for his Navy training as a flier This l service' promises to be one of
and anti-aiicratt guns that, from port. take on a new personality' the major jobs of the newly established Educational: Services oflU-e. :
--- angle You look at buildings and --
streets, at the trees and recreation Education Help Office
Marine Lands In Hospital Here I mast and river'as .j y
I areas at the flag Workmanship Had Gets Under Way Here
I if to fix the image of each
: indelibly upon the mind memory higher grades according to test re-

After Three Years In Jap- PrisonWorld : pages.bulkheads You, the look long-used at the office bunk,, the the Part To Play In : suits Continued from Page One

War II Is definitely and lorker-.-they ,too, look different Everyone visiting the office for "

unmistakably finished, with victory Instead of concentrating entirely Destroyer's JobWhen I I Information or advice is given
falling the right way, but returned -- upon the things to come, you finda sympathetic understanding coun

Corregidor veteran and native i surprising amount of thought- occupied Admiral Halsey, in a pub- sel by the staff. The atmosphere is
Floridian, Sergeant Lamar A with memories of things lie tribute recently paid to the informal, and each person is given
Bryan, USMC, still has trouble past, some good, some not so good, men and women of American ship ''I as much time to discuss his problems
believing it after more than three rugged and better forgotten The office hM
some just yards and factories, stated that as he requires.
years In various Jap prison camps Your inner the first all hands
pride they could "take pride in our fight :I been established to help
Among the first of the ex-Jap time you went on leave in your ing ships and the remarkable machinery ''and the officers are doing their
prisoners to pass through the NAS kbition brand new uniform, the combination that drives them," he was I'I utmost to do just that
Naval Hospital here is still of and thrill\ that
Bryan annoyance certainly including Destroyer "X," Special Subjects.
trying to find his land-legs after came with standing early morning one of the scrappiest little war While Educational Services here
making the long hop from Yokohama inspection: all cover-up, hardboiled ships in the Fleet. has all these things to do now, it is
last week, and is looking for. denial to the contrary, the sud- expecting in the near future to arrange
ward to a much-delayed reunion dent fluttery feeling in your mid The "X" is a 2,100-tonner of the special off duty classes at
with hU father, four sisters and riff when the flag is carried by; FLETCHER class, which has been both high school and college levelas
brother who live in Greenwood, the first time you were assigned to battling the Germans and the Japs well as subjects of general interest
Fla a duty job about which you knew almost continuously since her comi Among the classes expected
Since his enlistment in the \fa- i nothing, the nervousness and cold- i missioning in July, 1942 After to be started are foreign lan

rlne Corps in 1915: Bryan, now 35 i nes that zipped up and down your participating in the North Aft lean guages, mathematics, art, radio,
old I threatening to overcome your invasion, she played a prominentrole speak
years and a bachelor has had spine broadcasting, speech public
stated that he
I Bryan hoped I determination, in mote than a dozen actionsin and others Just which classes: ,
continuous service in the Fr East ing,
most for in
his last pre-war billet being with which to renew a ninety-day contact with his I here's the memory of the horrible the Pacific, from the Solomonsto will be formed depends entirely
the Shanghai Municipal Police as- couple of days following your the Philippines. Performing an upon the interests of personneland
family and friends, "After' this '
signed to protect foreign pioperty shots, when you felt as sick and amazing number of duties, under the availability of instructors
leave, if I get it, I still have three
all time and
Hi had not set foot in the United to in the Marines before sore as from a major beating but way practically the willing to devote their free time
years go
States for slightly more than thirteen reaching retirement service of 20 you wouldn't admit it the first frequently operating at high Groups wishing to organize dis
', speeds, she has put to extreme test cussions of current interest
of with its
on topics
years action-packed duty time you got reprimanded,
years, he said: Duiing that timeI '
with the leathernecks I and the quality of workmanship that obtain assistance from
prior to his potent combination of shame can
hope I can get duty in Europe.It's .
arrival Oakland I first Christmas went into her construction and ''Educational Services, also. Maps" ,
Calif., the thirteenth the only part of the world I rebellion the
of this! month, haven't seen" when you weren't at home with equipment. pamphlets and discussion materialare.
When the big marine sergeant I the folks : the time somebody While' destroyers In peacetime available for the asking. ,I
reported for duty in the Philippines you knew was socked with a are normally overhauled after Vi
i WE'RE STILL PITCHINGNAS I court-martial the first anniversary I steaming about 50,000 miles the I
ex- I Jax continues to do celebration the list is end "\" logged ' miles before Ice Cream Comes ';
I less full of individual nuances yet she the' opportunity to put
,; five months, but that's the got
happened The regiment to which wayIt the war bond job, according to very much the same, in general I Into a Navy lard for upkeep After Kamikazes 1:
released for
figures just August -
1 tor all of us. : As a matter of fart during thisperiod
Bryan belonged was given the job '
Among the Naval Air Stations I
of beach defense at Corregidor, ; Jax ranks first in purchase Now we are sharing the confu- of service she wan seldom During the Okinawa campaign,
and the beach was held until Gen- I of series "E" bonds witha sion and pondering attendant up at anchor long enough even for there was at least one American
eral Jonathon Wainwright gave the :I I purchase of $$308,381.25 worth, on discharge via the point system. proper maintenance by the khlp's destroyer occupied in a novel way }
order to surrender at the end of ranks sixth in percentage of All along the line troni boot schoolto company .Altogether in her' first between kamikaze attacks. The
an eleven-hour battleagainst have slit | d all manner two years of war missions, she .
pitched employee participation with i now, we USS Fullam made ice cream .:
overwhelming forces of of things. Perhaps that is the steamed a total of J, 811l! mileswhidi the Ful
92,4%, ranks second in percentage Early in the campaign,
Japanese: II oJ payroll participation with secret of the strange heartbeat is more than *l times lam offered ice cream to a couple !1

After the fall of Corregidor, ', 11,7%, and second in over-all I I, now...we have shared so much, together the distance across the Pacific of tiny landing craft attached to '
taken to !I and after this final- business from San tram isc'o to :Manila, the squadron for radar picket
Bryan was the notorious rating with 109 8 to trail Corpus -,
Cabanatuan ptison camps, numbers i I Christi! which attained an I'I'I with the separation centers "While in port, the 'X' was often duty. The word soon got around
one and three where he remained over-all rating of 1136. I I the sharing will be completed, the' on a few hours' notice for getting and the destroyer found Itself besieged
from 27 May 1942 to 1 I cycle run lull couise. I under way," he explained, "thus with flocks of LCS,
Match 1944. In March, he wad \Ve Mill\ hate gone from civilians I Ito further limiting opportunities for By order of the commanding officer

transferred to Hitachi, an Industrial I Doctors RequiredFor military personnel and back to maintenance work. I the Fullam stepped up the I _
__ _
center one hundred miles GovernmentPost civilians again, but we won't be supply and within a short time was
north of Tokyo where he was put the same riviliay. Maybe many'of Bomb School ClosesThe I distributing about 2600 gallons a 1
to work at hard labor in the copper I War NeedsWASHINGTON us learned much the hard way, i month, both to the picket craft \
mine until" the Japs finally but we learned! We are going to'' Navy's Bomb Disposal and to the other destroyers in ::'1
threw in the towel In August, 1945, I (SEA), __ The be better wiser, more useful citizens School at American University Squadron 45. r
On 3 September 1945, he was re-; government Is campaigning to en now; if we fail to use our I r Washington, D. C., will be decommissioned Just to help even thing up one ;'
a-sed and sent back to Yokohama roll 12,000 veterans in medical and sense of widened! tolerance, our understanding on 30 September, it has morning toward the end of the
1 await transportation for return I dental schools to meet the postwar of people, our new been announced campaign the LCS 20 drew alongside I
the. States !I need, Manpower Chief Paul mental slant on the world and its In operation since January 1912, the Fullam and transferred its:
As a result of his seventeen : McNutt has announced I problems, then we have failed our the school has graduated 1012 officers own chow specialty: hot breakfastrolls

years in the Marine Corps, Bryan With 40% of the nation's practicing country in Important measure regardless and men, Three of Its stu- for all hands, produced by the
Li entitled to wear ten ribbons : physicians now In the arm- of what it may say on the dents have been killed in action LCS baking staff on an all night
across his (chest among them the ; ed forces It is estimated at least' discharge paper. | and 5 have been injured. In its duty stint to return the favor! s

Presidential Unit Citation with one I'' 35,000 more civilian doctors will : Ilia point system has caught up own hall of fame, the school lists --.- ---4'"' -- --
star, and the Army Distinguished'''be I n eded.. The Army Navy and with some of us wh have been : two Navy Cross winners, IS WEST POIN17; N. Y ,Army.
Service Unit Badge with an Oak Veterans Administration' re. I In for three years. We're on our Bronze Stars, five Navy-Marine named the No. 1 football team oC
Leaf Cluster. A Purple Heart quire a nether"30,000. Goal of Man way out the last Navy Main Gate I Corps Medals, three Legion of Merit 1911 in The Associated Press poll.
medal. U on the way front Wash. power'' Commission Is1 8,000; for.i' We're anticipating the new freedom I three Silver Stars, one Distinguished !i, will play Michigan of'the Big Ten
ington. I medical and pre-med schools: and eager to get on with a new i Service Cross, and 11 com in New York's Yankee stadium.
Asked to name his present am- 4,1-00 for dental schools I way of living-.-ami yel\_..and yet-- mendations',. !i ion October 13.

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The JAX AIR NEWS: I* published weekly at the U S. ,1 1 .J EaItIC
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Kublic Inf01 million at no expense to the government( and Incompliance -- --- -
with Secnav Circular Letter 4 -526h:28 May 1SM5. vtJ C I
Corfu sic distributed dee of chaise' Natal Air t. I CHAPLAIN C. M. HUDDLE
Station, the Naval Air Technical Training: Center, the It will not be long until most of us will be
Headqunrtei of the' Naval; Air Operational Training Com- I
round, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Spilnys, JJOINT -- PRUS IA back in civil life, and our future happiness Nand
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, the Naval Air ADMNE
Gunner*' School, the U.: S. Naval Hospital, the Naval Auxiliary 2 usefulness is going (o be d'terminedvllargely
Air vunion; Municipal No. 1, and the Naval' Auxlllaiy Berlin attitude toward life. There
by our are
Air :Stuilun. MIi. port-Lt. James F Kelly USNR. tdllor.: 1
POLAND two ways open to us.1'e' can live our lives
E. Davlson, L'SN
Hear Admiral\ Ralph
Chief of Naval Air Operational TrainingCaptain BF i selfishly and thus lose them, or we can live

Anthony R. Brady USN cG GERMANY I[ them in dedication to high and noble ends

Commanding; Officer M and purposes, thereby: making them immor
Jacksonville Naval Air Station IIuI tal. The one alternative is getting the otheris

Captain Josepn U. Lynch, US.NRCbmmandlnx CZ giving

Naval Air Technical Training Officer : Center CyOS We can go back home with the feeling

CpUlnJohn J. Malley (MC), USN O VA KIA that because of our military service, our
Commanding OfficerU. Q country owes us a living, and in time we may
S. Naval Hospital
feel justified in joining one of the pressure

Colonel Martin Commanding J./ Kelleher Officer>, USMC (Ret.) U. q US'cR groups that is almost certain to spring up
Marine Bdrracks SWiTZ HUNGARY i and make its demands. But that is the 8dI -

Commander Eduuia 1 t.. Dolecek t'SN NS I fish approach and is fatal to happiness and m\
Commanding Officer self respect. The question isn't \\'hat does =
Air Uunnei School
Naval -- -- .- -- my country owe me?" but rather, "\\ hat

Commander Commanding fctanK 1.Olllcer Corbin, USN I can 1 continue to give to my country, my
Naval Auxiliary Air station. (Green Cove Spiingi Looking for a Job? community, my Church ?"

Commander How aid E. Born, L'SN I Why does Virginia hold Ilobert, K. Lee in

Naval Auxiliary Command Air station Officer, Cecil Field For most of us, the business of living is one long such high esteem ? Was it because he hailgiven

Commander Salem A. Van Every, Jr., L'SN: succession of accidents arranged in no particular pattern No such distinguished service as a military -
Commanding Officer l leader? No but because in addition to
matter how much trto
we plan such matters as education
Naval Auxllluiv All Station, Municipal No.; 1
I his and
he dedicated energies
Commander John B. Huhn, L'SNRCommanding : : marriage, place in life, it is always the random incident which this talents service to the, educational development of his

Naval Auxiliary Air ::SuUun.Officer Mayport determines the outcome and endproduct.Take beloved State. He declined a \'etempting\

CotUIUm: 1. Evans. USMC (Ret.) II IILlrut. the matter of job. Of all of life's little surprises, it offer to become President of a great Life

Marine Commanding Aviation Detachment Olllcer is the job which depends ]least on ulannimr. Few of the millions Insurance Company in order to accept thepresidency
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I of the little obscure Washington
The JAX AIR NEWSs receives Camp: Newspaper Service'I of. job-holders in this C'ountry---excl'pting professionalmen he said
i>nd Ship's Edlloilal:: Association nialeilal. Republlcatlon'f College, at Lexington, Virginia as
> credited matter prohibited without permission of C.NS. and craftsmen-are working at tasks which they planned to do their duty in life"
W h- "to train men
War Department 205 E 4Jnd: St. N: Y.l01 SEA a I young
tn lon 25 D. C. Republlcatlon of any other matter', for or which demand the maximum use of their capabilities. Washington and Lee University is a tribute

t-xitpt Jfrnilsslon! fry of service Kdltor.: publications.JAX AIR NE\\S.1 I.:: prohibited Most hold their present jobs through circumstances of to his faithfulness and devotion lie was

-- ---- family, of education, of opportunity which knocked when greater in peace: than in war.

they were there to listen. That's :, The challenge to each of us is to return\
Eye To The FutureWe a healthy enough condition to our communities and wherever possible

because it proves that the people of this country have whatit i identify ourselves: with every constructive
have talked with a number of men takes to adjust themselves to the situation in which they 'agency that is at work for the uplift of hu

who are scheduled soon to be processed by find themselves II I I manity. The needs are many ; the opportunities -

the Separation Center and then head for Right now, the millions of returning veterans who are I I for !service are unlimited. Let us and live!

)home. Contrary to popular belief the prevalent wondering how to remove the effects of the latest incident I I greatly "in all the width and reach and: not in

feeling among these men is not one of in their lives a four-year war can take comfort from the I height of our spirit's possibilities of our personal

unrestrained, unmixed joy and anticipation. fact that they have at least as good a chance to land in the' mean" and groping remember pursuit that selfishness is!'
ends. Let us
right job-niche as the civilian who lives next door. For most
about their chances to I the long rut it recoils
Many are dubious debilitating, that in ;
of these men who have dropped out of a familiar \\orld for
pick up their lives where they left them ; I the time it took to push down the Germans and Japs, the upon us Let us realize that life is a sarreii for
are openly skeptical concerning the trust to be used Ilnalland, with care
one objective is this matter of finding a good job. '
G.I. Bill of Rights ; many are openly fearfulof Marriage, security and personal prestige depend upon it. t'tod 1 ; and one) s fellowsHo '

another sweeping depression: and are uncertain Ambition to own a business, to buy a home in the country,
just where to start in order to find : to travel, to provide the best of everything for the kids are

maximum security. I in the balance.
( would be if this attitude did
It strange
\ The job is the most common means of expression and
, During the past five we
not exist. years
of for creative and the good job must have flU
energy 511
have heard commentators of the Fulton escape i"rrvirra: far' Mrndav. :i'eplemlree
some tangible creative output. The mechanic who makes a J'rnl.....ftt ('10 n".1"
Lewis Jr.-Upton; Close-Drew Pearson stamp John A < 'aigi
ir'k) t'onimunmn hnpldln
wrecked cr run again, the bookkeeper who balances at the \
terms of the economic i psu) Bi, ..k speak in forboding : end of the month, and the newspaperman who sees today'spaper l)'.!0 \\ll-: I -e.. M.e ( haplaln i: W. Andrews pr"'" 1111110 -
depression that waits for us 1)U.twag'Ve: I :;
!I become tomorrow's fish-wrapper, all must find someway i WW: $md.iv Mlioo''' fin Children In the Small fhiil I lHHKI
have heard these men and their counterparts I I *, !Jn phl" service .
to convince themselves that they play a significant part Undue.jnu '
editorial of 11115en.( ; .11 !I'"ulna
departments newspapers -
the I in the world's work. They must do this if they are to find l'II'II'hlnlt H, A.
conduct a violent campaign against ) ::0'1"1', ice Men's Chi Iillan LeaKue-ChaploIn
full satisfaction in the work they are called upon to do. I 1'orter
the government's administration of its emergency : -
The cosmic I A who has been living an impersonal in one
and permanent activities. person Catholich' '|.ri! Muitln Head and Ulrftlftlhllm A1ea.C.
commentator has had his day during a time of the armed services during three or four years must remember UO.H:to)-:Md lau/.,,

when the world} ha been upset by war and as he looks for a job, that this personal satisfaction'I OH.O't.tO! : -:NUxi.1UW ,

well-phrased predictions could be substituted from the work he does is as important as the money he reI I 1iUOIII'I -Mass:

for unobtainable facts. The opinions of millions I I ceives. Personal satisfaction : it's the'difference between con-I'' Chri.Cln Srience. S..rt It'e..11.> Road and UlrmlniksAtrnue.

have been led and colored by the opin- :I tentment and unrest. Armed with that one quality, the 11X( >-:Small chapel
ions of a few extremely vocal "authorities." tations, the jealousies the petty details of every job can be .alter Uiy viinu.",....: Smtll dispel. cormtr .( Mmlln aa'UirtniD& .
passed off or laughed off. 1<)KK) neeltng'edneelay( ).
Luckily the business leaders of this Jrwl.h KHiiiuiM Services and t'.l\o"hhlp\ Hours.
country do not follow opinions and it is encouraging What we want and what we have to settle for are some- fildi, lil lde..-:I1IJ.1IholPI'I, Muslin and Btimlngnain.Maln .

to learn, through a recent reportreleased times widely separated, but in looking for that post-war: work Tuesday, HO-UTO-Chaplalnn1: : Office N.ATTC.'luesday yellow. Water.NAGS. .
by the National Association of :Manufacturers it's a good idea to remember that the pay-check is not the li0o-1JO-'Chaplain's Olflce
members confidentof to be considered First Tluiifcday of each month 1700-18.30. Chaplain' Of
that the are only measure fire NAAs., Green COlt itpr toga,
successful and speedy reconversion of thiscountry __ x Second Thai adat' of path month 1630-1800 Reading
Room. NAAS. 1 111pul t
from war to peace. "Some tempor- Thlid Thursday of each month; l'AO..16:1O.: : Chapel JX
, unemployment is inevitable but it need Feel Like Gripinq? Salt'io: : service In f'BJ"nJlur: Area )IIi

not be long if government industry and labor I

:' will cooperate" the statement runs. I We took a quick trip around the station the other day Prediction For Today

"There is no reason for fright or hysteria ,. just to see if the heat was bothering other people, too and I '--
over the temporary unemployment of the I we returned with the impression that life in NAS Jax isn't In testimony before a House C'omrnittt'ecOlHerning

transition period." 'as tough and rigorous as fellow inmates would have us be the deirable size of the immediate -

Ira Mosher, president of '.A\I.: estimates I. lieve. We saw plenty] of work going on, }plenty of airplanes in po t-\\'ar Navy, Secretary of the Navy
l' that the number of factory workers I the air and on the ground plenty of activity but we were i James Forrestal stated that there are two
reminded that few jobs in peacetime provide much fundamental reasons for maintaining a postwar -
. who might be unemployed more than thirty as opportunity must
for recreation during the off-duty hours. We Navy : 1. the means to wage war
days will be less than 1,500,000.) .1 saw people and
swimming in the pools, playing tennis fishing sailing rest in the hands of those who hate war,

[L Random Thought ---1: 1 I:I throwing soft-balls around, and we remembered the four, :!. the Navy i is a major component IIf the "

movies the station library, the Anchorage the Officers' means to wage war. testimony Ill";
The SecNav summarizes his
Club the Service The uniform
Ship's hangouts. of
: It would be a great improvement in this four points : 1. this nation can be secure and
and shirt seemed
business of living if all of the isolated good pants skivvy pretty appropriate, too. can discharge its international obligations:

t things in a life were present at the same I I When we got back to the office and slumped down in only if it controls certain strategic ocean

time; if that could be, each item could add' front of an electric fan, we got to thinking about that ci- ( areas ; :2. ocean control is the mission! of the

t to the enjoyment of all items. Look at it this ,oman'ing] Wonder how it will seem to wear collar and tie I Navy ; a, control is today firmly in the handsof ) ,

way : suppose at different, times in your life and coat again! no matter how hot it gets. Wonder how it will :, the Navy's great striking forces ; 4. in the

you find! a lovely gal who understands you, be to Jive in a stuffy city apartment or suburban house and future, the Navy's weaponsill certainly

a job you like, a Pontiac convertible, and a run for the subway or train every morning. Wonder whether change but its mission control of the

house' in the country. Taken sE'paratdr-not we'll)] le l startled when we have to pay good money to see a peas and skies above them-will neither

much. Taken tfgether-plent 1 movie or dance a little change nor decrease] in imi>ortance.Fage .

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:In Your GI BillEditor's I I want-of more_ -exciting news I MAINSIDE

Note: This is the on his beat, a JAX AIR NEWS
reporter hied himself to 'the hospital
fourth in a series of articles I
area the other day to have
outlining the riflhtx and benefit SALTY HUMOR FROM a look at FUBAR the station 4 WELFARE

of World War 11 I'ctcrans HERE AND THERE i luck who was reported to be roam-i

and their dependents, ing about on the grounds. He was
gone quite awhile, and when he
liable, Inc. I returned his eyes wore a glassy expression PRESENTS
Kr ARTHUR M. ORKENK< Y2C First little girl: "Dr. Jones and his actions were

S htaff Writer brought our baby." I vague, even for a reporter, I
Although ample provisions have Second little girl: "We take
"Listen I ain't going out on no ,
been made the in from him too."
by government ,
more animal stories, he said, nervously ,
the way of job rights and preference I, wiping his forehead. "No
loans for homes, farms, and Couldn't Be Jar more lousy animal stories!" MAINSIDE MOVIES
businesses, educational aid and : Several seamen at a certain I "
"What's the matter now? somebody -
other benefits for discharged veteran I Navy Yard went Into the Ship's asked him. THURSDAY f

", it was realized that there Service one day. The only attendant "Whatsa matter? I'll tell you "FLAME OF THE WEST," a thrill-packed western starring!
was still a possibility>that many I(I I I was sitting comfortably behind whatsa matter. I go up there to ; Johnny Mack Brown. Mason Field 2000.FRIDAY .
the counter. They waited. Nobody -
might be temporarily without employment
the hospital, see, and I spot that j
I to wait them.
or income. To counteract came on
duck, see. He's walkin' across the '
' this, readjustment allowanced I "Can't you wait on us?" one of grass. When he notices me, he I'I "ISLE OF THE DEAD" a swell horror picture with plenty of
were provided in the 'G. I. Bill of I them finally managed to ask."Can't stops and watts until I catch up." | murders Boris Ktrloff and Ellen Drew head the cast Mason Field
come in some time 2000.
I nights I Ir I you "Hello there," he says to me. "I
when I'm ? the
standing was
r At present, unemployment compensation '' up have been expecting you. They tell SATURDAY

is handled by the states, I;I Indignant reply.Guardhm..e met there has been a search Insti- :, Crew's Dance this Saturday will be outside under the stars, adja
I BO far as civilian workers are concerned Logic- gated for me and that I have had I cent to Building 720; 2030 to 2300. Music by Rocky and his Jumping
Almost all of the states |' my picture in the paper. Well, I Jan.
"Who there?
Sentry: goes i
froze unemployment Insurance j Lieut. "Lieut. Hammer." appreciate the personal publicity \
| : '
rights of servicemen and wo.nen and so on, but I just wanted to reassure SUNDAY
that were earned before enter Ing l without Sentry the: "I password can't let, you sir."proceed I I you that I am alive and well'up '' "MILDRED PIERCE" an interesting story of life's problems plus

the armed forces. If you were emI I| Lieut.: "Drat it, man, I've forgotten I here at the hospital. They treat'me the entanglements experienced when one member of a family is sus-
played in a "covered" Job In bu 4. it. You know me well tine, and If"I get sick, till mod-peeled of a murder committed by another. Joan Crawford, Jack Carson
isms or Industry before donning; I I irine! is handy. | and Lee Patrick are started. Mason Field 2OW.MONDAY .
uniform, you may be able to draw i: Sentry: "I must have the I "Well, that'i snat," I tells:: h'.n: 'I
upon this fund if you find yourselfout I word pas.-I. "T m sure g'td to hear it. That'sI
of a job upon your return to Voice from the : what I come up here to tinJ o'it. "THE GREAT JOHN L." The story of a famous character comesto
,I the screen and promises to be entertaining, with Linda Darnell and
civilian lile. I "Don't stand there arguing all A lot of people has been askin foryou
and Jtey'll be glad t.> knew Gregory McClure. Mason Field 2000.
If you are not eligible und,'r a night. Shoot him. II
state program because you never : you're safe" j jI TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY

worked before or because you were CIHVALRVrThe notion that the I "Tell them for me that there's 'I'I "MAN ALIVE," a marital mix-up that is full of laughs with a
in farm work household service, girl you married is better than the ,' no need to worry, if you will," says cast of comedy specialists headed by Pat O'Brien, Adolphe Menjiu .
government service, or were self- i ones you go out with. this duck to me. "Now I must be and Rudy Vallee. Mason Field 2000.
employed, weekly allowances of 'I on my way. There's a little matter : '
unemployment compensation are On Tim I must attend to over at the chicken -
'I DECORATING. Movies will be shown at Masixi Field at :WOO each
available through a Federal pio- ', Father: "What do you mean coop. Good bye. night until further notice.
gram. If you qualify under both, bringing my daughter home at this j "With that, he walks away and i ---- ,
however, money received under a hour of the morning?" I dumb aboard a bus for the trip ,
state plan Is subtracted from the Sailor: "Had to make 0415 mus- back. It ain't till\ I'm almost at J] STUDENT OFFICERSTHUit3DAYFRIDAY
Federal allowance | terPort's" the office that the big idea hits I

Under the Federal plan you may I me."
receive four weeks compensation CornerPapa "Big idea? What big Idea?"
\ for each calendar month of active loved mama, somebody asked "CAPTAIN KIDD," Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott; 1930.\
service after 16 September 1940 1 Mama loved men. "Holy smokes! Why that damned SATURDAYNo '
up to a maximum total of 52 Mama's in the graveyard. duck was TALKIN' to me!" I Show
weeks If completely unemployed Papa's in the pen. And with that the worried reporter SUNDYY ;i

the allowance is $20 a week If dashed over to Ship's Service ;, "ISLE OF THE DEAD," Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew; 19:JO. '
partially> unemployed, you receive RlUnfiit" IgnoranceCora and didn't come back for two
the difference between your wage : "I have sedate with a soldier hours.
ani the weekly allowance plus who has been overseas for -----"i!. ------- I' "MILDRED PIERCE," Joan Crawford, Jack Carson; 19JO.WKDNESDY : .
three dollars, a guaranteed income' months and this is his first lib Just NeighborlyA

of $23 weekly If self-employed, erty." Russian, recently returned "THE GREAT JOHN L." Linda Darnell, Gregory McClure; 1930.
you may still be eligible if your Dora: "You mean his first furlough from America was telling his j II (For brief description of feature picture see Mainside Program),
net earnings In the previous calendar Liberty is what a sailor I friend Boris of hw adventures. | FOR ADDITIONAL MOVIE INFORMATION CALL EXT. 3921.
month were less than $100. I ITo takes. Soldiers never take liber "In America," he said "you :
he eligible, an individual ties," drive around in a limousine for
must have served after 16 September Cora: "Oh you poor misguided free. You eat dinners in best ho- | OTHER EVENTSFor

1940, and have been dischargedor child." tels-for fiee. You get all sorts I information regarding workouts call Lt. Rubino or report to
----- -- ------- -- clothes free. You
of beautiful -tor
conditions other
released under Mainside mat after 1500
cause of a labor dispute in which in wonderful ioom-toc
than dishonorable after 90 days active stay I
are paiticipatlng or '
you directly free. i CKE1VS DANCE
service, or became injury
disability incurred in the line I!> interested "All this happened to( you ?" Crew's Dance Saturday 29 September, 2030( to> 2300, will be held
or In all of doubt refer to the
cases asked the amazed Bails. I 1
of duty Unemployment must outside In the Waves' area--adjacent to building 12'). Music by Rocky
U. S. Employment Service office "To me, no but tj my ai..t..r.yes. ,
and his Jan.
start within two years discharge I nearest your home. ." I
or the end of the war. When tiling _.
--- -- --- -- -- -- SWIMMINGOffccers
a claim, you must be residingin at Student Officers' Pool and Officers' Club Pool from
the United States, be completely Pidgeon In The Palm
000 to 2200 daily Enlisted -pooU 1 & 2 Mainside from 0800 to 2100
unemployed or, if partially employed -

be receiving weekly wages .. .... daily.
.' of less than $23 weekly, you must -" ;i IIOWMNO

register and continue to report to Six alleys located In Mainside Recreation Building No. 3. Alleysare
the employment office, be able and open from 1000 to 2100 Monday thru Satuiday and 1200 to 2100
available for suitable work. Illness )
Instruction available
on Sunday. by appointment.
or disability which occurs during .
a period of unemployment for GOLF
which allowances have already Course open[ from 100) to 2030 Monday thru Saturday and 0400
started will not disqualify you. : to 2030 on Sunday. Golf club and balls are available at Golf House
However, you will be disqualified I I, Free instruction to Naval personnel by appointment, call extension"
from receiving the allowance if you ; !$157. Bathing ttunks prohibited on golf course
suitable work voluntarily
leave! !i MUSIC
and without good cause, i if you are A rehearsal room Is available to all hands in the Mainside Recreation
"suspended' or discharge for misconduct i Building No. 3, For appointment call, extension *98. Musiciansare ;
if yOU fail without good ncf urged to get in touch with the Welfare Office ,:;'
cause to apply for suitable WOI k
-A t.) which you have been referred ANCHORAGE
." by a public employment office ort f r Open daily to enlisted personnel (with Liberty Cards and uniform

< accept suitable work when offered of the day I, 1730 to 2130. Located south.of Mason Field. "

or if you fail without good TENNIS

cause to attend an available free Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Training Build- '
training course. A job is not considered ing No. 726 and equipment rooms at Building No. 3 and on the Mat
"suitable" if the\ wages, Area (corner of Mustin and Yorktown Roads i. ,
hours or conditions of work are '
substantially l less favorable than nJo C'I I'TIOX CENTER
those prevailing for similar work The Reception Center, !located in south wing of building No g.}!), '}
in the locality, or the position offered is open to N.A.S. personnel and their gue.U (rout 1000 to 2200 daily.

is vacant because of a strike BOtTINfl: AND SAILING: ;

lock-out, or labor dispute. I| Call extension 623, Yard Craft Officer, for infoimation. s s1.1IIRARY
Disqualifications begin the week
in which the cause Of the disqualification |
occurs and continue for I Located on second deck of Mamside Recreation Building No. 3. '.

not more- than four weeks immediately Open from 0800 to 2100 Monday thiougli Saturday and fiom 1200' to
aIM 210'' on Sunday.
folto 'lngYou w\l
be disqualified from receiving an CMC'S:
allowance for any week in which For information and assistance in planning! picnics and parties
your unemployment is due to a contact Welfare Office, extension 49*. Recreation Building ;No. 3. Picnic
"stoVV"j"e of work" existing be- kits available.
-- --

L 11/1S11''fS; ; J FWIIING Fresh water casting rods, salt, water and fresh ,water hand lines

available in the Welfare Office Building N3,
(Question tin; Page %) '.' .
Stewart. '
1 James
'2 Sergeant Frank ,Parker of Officer personnel previously scheduled for sports ih the Auditoriumare
Air Force. requested to meet at the !gear issue room at noon daily for organ
the Army
3. Ernest Bevin. Ized activities. (Mainside Auditorium will be secured Monday, 24 Sep.
I tember for re-decoiating until further notice.)
4. (c) is correct. l .
5. Atsugl airfield. EXCURSIONSSilver:

6. The 19th amendment which ALTHOUGH il look as though Lana Turner .has Walter I Springs tickets are available in the Welfare ''Office before

granted woman suffrage.of Bcrnadette." I \, piJI; 'W.Jfaling; Oul of the palm of tier (sand', she is rrally 1200 on Saturday. Cost of ticket is $2.88 round trip. .

7, "The False.Song The temperature rises gelling a! ctaruScranalysis} and liking it. Fidgron; demon ,St Augustine tickets are available in the Welfare ,,0/fice before(
1200 Cost of ticket is $1.25: round (
on Saturday. trip.
about, one degree Fahrenheit for strain! Iris Ulrnf, for. palin-rrajliiig on I lilt sl of lU-G-I'< AU excursions leave from Main Gate at 083d( Sunday' and return

every 100 feet I-Sullivan.of descent 1 "Wqclt-Cnd Al The Waldorf," in hich. the two are eoItarred. from Silver Springs at approximately 2000 and rtturn from St. Augu- '
9. John tine at 1700.
1 approximately ,,,,
10. The .

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Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 27 September, 1945

I Fliers Battle Rugged Cherry Point Eleven On Sunday

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I I Five For Fiver NAS Line Faces Test Against IJI

Giant Marine Forward Wall

..-'I Safely past their opening test, the flashy Fliers of the

/ Naval Air Station will go after their second victory of the f))

season Sunday at the Jax Municipal Stadium in a super-

dread ,light clash with the beeslated talented Cherry Point

< Marine; eleven. Kickoff time at 1500.
xar With one of the heaviest forward walls in the country-

215 pounds man-the Flying Leatherneckswill
averaging per
By Ralph Warner SpX)3c( )
send a veteran lineup composed of former college and

Sports Editor players against a potent Flier eleven that also boasts
Nearly two and a fourth tons of rugged football ability pro oorl ciro
:___ nnd rxnerience.
will hold down the sod at the Jax Municipal Stadium Sunday s v" : Plenty of fireworks will result

when the Flying Leathernecks of Cherry Point and the Fly- when the big Marine for-

ing Sailors of NAS open their dive bombing and infantry as- More Seats For wards bump heads with the

saults on each other. Service Men At vaunted Flier line which last
The combined weight of the two starting elevens will week held the :Miami Tars to

total 4,435 pounds, and any guy on the field who can't stare Sunday's Game a minus 16 yards rushing. ."

200 in the face is bound to feel like a gate crasher. I Both lines are steadied by a pair J

t tI Poundage doesn't make a -- Over 3,000 additional st'ah,1 of ex-pro stars, Ends Robert Mott,
bringing the total to 10,140 In 205 and Jimmy Jones, 210. of the
football team all by itself, but ,
Bethune-Cookman all ill be reserved for military
't w Los Angeles Bulldogs and Detroit
it surely does help a lot. personnel at the Jax Municipal Lions, respectively, anchor the Ma-
It will be interesting to see just Stadium frmday afternoon when rine wall. Opposing them will be
how the Fliers' quick breaking "T" Grid Team Plays the large crowd at the NAS- I the NAS Fliers meet the Cherry two Flier standouts, Guard Bar. ::0,
Miami booting
attack fares against the huge five game Saturday by Point Marines, Lt. Comdr. ney McGarry, 200, of the Cleveland ..
Point line. The Leathernecks perfect placements as I Warren McGuirk, NAS physical
Cherry Rams, and Center Walt Dub-
the Fliers whipped the Tars, S3
have two former pro stars Tigers TomorrowCoach to 6. Young's final kick was partially training officer, announced this zinskt, 205, of the Boston Yanks
at the flanks, and if they can plug eek.
These skilled will
blocked performers
but still carriedoer
beef from tackle to As In the first!! game last Sat
the line Tatum's grid- Irving Kier, SpA)2c( ) the crossbar. The cool, left- urday, the entire North Stands!' have plenty of help from their col-
tackle, Coach Jim head mentor of the Tigers, station footed kicker is "Trom New la- 1,000111 be for service leagues'up front. Mott and Jones
i I ders will have extremely rough go- colored football team will send his ten, Conn. personnel, and in addition, a are just little fellows as far as

.,, ing.The Point line hard-working gridders against the large !section! of the South weight goes in the Cherry Point
Cherry averages Bethune-Cookman College elevenon line. At right tackle, Bill Davies,
215 pounds per the man Fliers', a 202.heavy Team advantage the Mat field tomorrow at 1445, Play Underway In also Stands Mill, be accommodating reserved i i of Kent State, scales 230. At the
over to usher in the 1945 campaign.The to and from other tackle is Eli Broglio, 215. of
198 in favor Transportation I
I. averages are 205 to ; '
of the Devildogs. Tigers are set for this game Touch Grid the station and stadium Mill bel Ohio State.
fl' It would be a beautiful spot for and will field a well-drilled outfit, LoopsThe the same as last Meek. Busses Karl Martin, another lormt'rBuckt'3'e
little Johnny Allsup to run "rough studded with such returning veterans station touch football will be run every few minutes itar, packs 225 pounds
shod" over the Marines with all of as backs Albert Kemp, Albert leagues got underway this week fronrllOO to 1415 Sunday, leaving I at center, and he Is sided at left
his 155 pounds. Ware, and captainFullbackB. and by Friday all three from the corner of Mustin guard by Jim Dickey, 220, ott'atauba.
Short stuff The Third Air B. Brown. Lineman who played have seen action on the six and 'orktown. .. The lightest man on
Force Gremlins of Tampa, who with the Tigers last season include fields laid-out at the Mat athletic Military personnel Mill be admitted the line in Right Guard Owen
whipped the star studded PDO Luie (Blackie) More, Claude Tyus, area. to the game free and Hale, of Vanderbilt, a mere 200-

Cometc of Greensboro, 27 to 9, William Hawkins, and Jimmie Two enlisted men's loops, consisting may bring one guest and members pounder.
Sunday, are drawing rave notices Baxter. of eight teams in each, of their immediate family. Against this array of ability and
i as nation's outstanding The contest will be the third play their scheduled games on An appeal has been made to poundage, the Fliers will match
service team It's a little meeting of the teams. Last year's Tuesday and "T h ur s day, and service men not to bring more Ends Tommy Bishop, 180, and W.
early for that jet, but the Gremlins Tigers trounced the college team Wednesday and Friday. Regular than one guest. Civilians can G. Giese, 185; Tackles Otis Doug.
are hot without any doubt from Daytona Beach twice. 11-man football rules will be used purchase tickets at Donaldson's, las, 230, and Wade Walker, 205: ;
t A rock-ribbed line paves the Bleachers will be erected for the to govern play, though Lt. Edward Inc., or Dinal Jewelry in downtown Guards McGarry and Bill Kirkpat-
way for Georgia's Charlie Trippi, fans wishing to see the game, Kier Van Bibber, Sports Program Director Jax.Line rick 210; and Center Dubzinski.The .
J Washington's Bob Kennedy and announced. and supervisor of the ------- -- Flier line averages a neat 202

a host of other ace backs. leagues has included a few variations which still yields a 13 pound pull
Corpus Christi Navy, the Fliers' in preparing the rules and Is Hot As per man to the Marines.
opponent in Jax next week, whipped Qualifying Round regulations.The I Going with the starry Cherry
Rice Saturday, 26 to 13 slight changes he has made Point forward wall is a speedy,
Young, agressive and skillful play Will Start SoonIn will produce a more wide-open Fliers Throttle well rounded backfield. Gene Chad-
ers man the Corpus club, according style of play. The fact that one I' wick, 200-pound running and
to reports, which add the Texas I Golf Tourney forward pass may be legally Miami blocking back from Louisiana
fall 35.6
sailors are going places this thrown from anv spot on the field I .... Tars) State will start- at auarter: Char
Coached by Lt. Comdr. L. A. The All-Station Golf Tournament on any play, Including pass interceptions : I -- ley )Manichia ., 175, former Texas A.
(Moon)) Mullins, Corpus employsthe sponsored by the Physical and punt returns, should Those felows who said NAS & M. speedster and a fine passer,
"T" attack as used by the Fli Training and Welfare Departmentsof in itself loosen the game. would have a hot grid team this runs from the left half slot; Don

ers.Outstanding 35-6 NAS and NATTC, sends its ardent The four teams in the officers fall now can say "I told you so"- Hansen, 185, track star from Rol
m the Fliers' were hopefuls through the qualify league play on Wednesday and Fri at least as far as the first gameis lins College who covers 100 yardsin
\,'. triumph over Miami Navy Hanlon, ing round beginning: next Monday, day, and these teams are governed concerned. 9:6: is the right half; and chunky
Backs Joe Brown,and Bobby AU- 1 Oct. Those qualifying will be differently A team consists of For last Saturday at the Jax Alex Curry, 190, of Villano\a
Chuck Hunsinger Johny Flier linemen placed In one of three flights, either six players and the rules which Municipal Stadium, Coach Jim Ta is the bucking back.
Ilf sup, and about a dozen sweet in the enlisted men's or offi limit the play in six-mn footballare tum's Fliers started their season The backfield averages 187
who did some mighty cer's divisions.Lt. used. The with a very loud bang by
Terrible Tommy forward pass is rompingall pounds giving the Leathernecks
work up front red hot at the Comdr. McGuirk, Officer-in- legal on any; play, identical with over a pretty good Miami Naval an overall average of 205 poundsper
Bishop was the KM ruling.Schedules Training Center eleven 35 to man.
of Charge of P.T. and Welfare, at
flank The performance 6.
Brown, who spelled Dick Fisher at NAS, and Lt. Dejulio of NATTC and rules for the The Fliers' starting backfield
was particularly announced that $150 worth of league play may be procured from Displaying excellent early season probably will have Dick Fisher,
heartening quarterback., The former Georgia Ship's Service chits will be divided Lt. Van Bibber at the P.T build- form as a whole...despite the fact 195, at quarter; Dick Frantz, 210,

Tech player showed a great among 12 entries, two enlisted men Ing 726. .that. they committed eight fumbles at full; Bobby Hanlon, 185, at left
deal of improvement over last and two officers in each of the the Fliers hit the Scoreboard in half; and either Z. B. (Thigh Thig-
when he understudied Bill three flights, and the winner in SOFTBALL TEAM every quarter of the hard fought pen, 170, or Charley (Chuck) Hun-
(_. Leckonby year each flight will receive a plaque. i game while limiting Miami's Tars singer, 185:: at the other half.
The main" feature of the game In order to enter the tournament MEETS MAYPORT to a lone. touchdown In the second The Fliers' team-average is 198

outside of the brilliant line play golfers should get in touch with Tonight under the lights at the period.A pounds.
.. was the classy showing by second Jack Harvey at the golf shack by Powerplant diamond the NAS soft- fumble, a poor Miami kick While the Leathernecks ha\en' ,
and third stringers The calling 8157, or by calling at the ball Fliers tangle with the May- and an intercepted pan set the played a game yet, they have er: W
f retr\es played excellent ball, shack In person. The time each entrant port ten, the game getting underway stage for three Flier sixpointers gaged in some rough preliminarj
and they'll see abundant action wishes to play his qualifying at 2000. while the others came on a work. The Cherry Point team,
,f In the Hers' brutal schedule round along with the date..-any The softballers returned to the 61-j ard march and a dazzling coached by Capt. Bernard Nygenof
If place kicker John Young is time between 1 Oct. and 8 Oct., wars last Tuesday night when 79-yard jaunt by Quarterback San Jose State, twice has scrim
C- as good as he looked Saturday, from 1000 to 1600 daily...should they were slated to take on St. Joe IlroMn. maged one of the nation's best pro
; under be given. Clubs and balls will be Simons outfit, the initial encounter One of the many: features of thecontest Continued on Page Seven
Issued at the shack. for the locals in over a month. ; was tne play of the ferocious
J as the 14 to IS loss to North For those not well acquaintedwith Sams will probably be the choiceon I NAS forward wall. The statistics Six For Brown

Carolina 1're-Flight last season. the station golf course, it Is the mound for the Fliers. tell the story, and Miami's -----.-...-....-. ---
Service team lesser-lights took an eighteen-hole course, totaling Lt. Charley Gehringer has been net yardage gained rushing was
It on the chin from colleges 3100 yards and was constructed appointed coach of the softball minus 16. On offense, the line
Saturday The bigest surprise by the Physical Training Depart team, since Lt. Barclay, his predecessor opened gaping holes through which
was the Coast Guard Acad ments. It has expanded tremendously was assigned to the Fliers Flier backs scooted for 282 yards.
emy's 39 to 0 defeat at the handsof In the last couple years and football coaching etaff. I NAS scored midway in:the first
Virginia. Great Lakes struggled the number of participants has increased Under Lt. Barclay the NAS ten quarter when Tar Halfback Bob
to a scoreless deadlock with from a mere 40 players clinched the NAOTC Softball Gaugh, back in his end zone to
Wisconsin Meanwhile, the daily to a huge total of 225 golfers Championship last month. kick, dropped the ball and was
Navy scored over the Army when traveling the course each day. forced to run. He was tackled just
the Fleet City Bluejackets of Cal The longest hole is a '440 yard 'short of the goal.line and the pig.
ifornia downed the Second Air No. 2, while the No. 3 hole is the THIS skin bounced from his arms again.
Force and Frankie Sinkwich. 7 to shortest, measuring 160 yards. Two Flier linemen touched the ball x >ri -

0. The No. 7 hole MENUToday before it went out of bounds on
Major this week-end the one-foot s L
games line +
NAS had
the island In Casa Blanca Lake, 2000, Lee High of Jax
match Army-PDC, Navy-Vlllanova, first down and 12 inches to
Notre Dame-Illinois, North Caro is stretched out to 370 yards, and IM.: Tech High of Atlanta-at Jar Brown pushed over on the first go. 1)
lina-Georgia Tech, Wake Forest- is considered by Jack Harvey, Municipal Stadium Play-
.. Tennessee, Southern CalCalifornia tournament supervisor, as the one Friday, 1143, Station Tigers John
Young, left
Indiana-Northwestern, Pur which will carry most weight in \s. IJetluine-Cookman Collegeof footed place
I kicking specialist, booted
StateMis.I determining the champions. Kent h at the a perfect
due-Great Lakes, Ohio Daytona NASMat. : strike, the first of the five
c eouri and Texas ChrisUan.Ba'lor.1Cherry Three holes, including Ole No.7, he sent over during the beauties
Point has at least eight I carry wateT- hazards, and, practically f"rldWOO: LauUuu High of afternoon.
good backs to send against the Fliers all holes require a varietyof I Jax: \s. Miami Edition High at Ilowcxer, the hard trying Miami ..' .- _._,i
Sunday, Including 200-pound shots. I the Municipal Stadium team was !Mill! in the game, ALL BV 1IIMELF except for
quarterback Gene Chadwick, formerly Par for the course is 35 Saturday, 2000, University of and early In the second quarterthe a panting official, Quarterback
of Louisiana State, andS -- Florida vs. University of Mi<- Tars went 27 yards for their Joe E. ISrown reached paydirt
Halfback Charley Manichia, who Daffjnitiont sUUppPat Municipal Stadium. counter Captain and Center after a great 70-yard run through
( starred at Texas A. & M. The Petty Officer 1st class: A mobile Sunday, 1500, NAS Fliers vs. Chuck Cherundolo, one-tune the Miami Navy team la last
4 leathernecks use the tried and true unit consisting' of a one-cylinder Cherry Point Flying Leathernecks Peon State All-American, let up 'f Saturday's game.:;Joe had a, bard
Warner system, unbalanced line, mind and a two-legged chassis, at Municipal Stadium. the touchdown by recovering a time getting there, but he flnlhe -
single or.double" wijig' prop-lied:: by three atrlpea. ('CI.fhnN'tl .n rare Seven l strongly as you ran nee.

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27-September, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

Finalists In Tourney I Ingenuity Helps 1

, ...oIoIl'X< ..<>> 0.- ,__ ........-....... Commercial

Bulletin Save Many Lives

i------ -- -- --
On Ommaney BayThe
Bulletin Mud Each lie Submitted Tneidiy. Prior* U 190t

FOn'SALE native inventiveness wench

p H 4f1t Sofa bed coffee table, end table, and has so typified Americans in this
occa.Jonsf i chair reasonable. J221-A war saved the lives of many in-

Hancock- Street,-on Station. I jured members of the crew of theescort
Three room of furniture-tncludei end aircraft carrier USS Om
tables, lamps and rufi. Good condi
.. tion. teti.0ua v. .*:.:3-.\ ilancockhtJLfJL' maney Bay. They were strappedon
.t' ,_ on Station cots given buoyancy by life
.-ro i .of newly\ bought furniturei lives Jackets attached to them.
inf room' bedroom, and kitchen Including
dishes, run, pictures, table and "Not a man put in the water in
Ironiiic boaid. 122}. Mre. So fie. 114511 this manner was lost" said Capt. I

Allegheny_Rd.,_NAS. Howard L. Young U.S.N., skipper
1 baby beds. (1 regular and 1 rrlb), no of the escort earlier which was U. 5. NAVAL HOSPITAL i
both in excellent condition.
J11.Ure..eo. I
1234A Hancock. St.. NAS. so damaged by Japanese bombs Graduates from the Rehabilitation
Studio"couch, innerspring mantas. Also that it later was sunk by our own
School Hunter Colleio, The
_2 covers and pillow leti. Call 2-0989. forces. I
award th.s week
Bronx, repotted
Conver/lble 39 4-door Studebaker PreiIdent. -
"The whole was on a
Excellent condition I rood tires, I operation for duty. They are Gladvs Man-
overdrive, 11100, below OPA ceilinc. schedule] Capt. Young explained, ton PhM3c, Virg.n.a; : BullocK: Ph-
Mu.t sell before October 5. tall tit. "so our men who were picked up :Jtllc. ci d "Maizie" Ston"r, PhM3c:
_8UI between JiJO-lIiOO p.m. were taken aboard ships wliicn
41'Ford Sedan Super-deluxe model heater went right en through tne operation The cptual training iir jj..t.nlor\
food tlr... Set. Carmody 8381 before I Hospital Corp-Wave j con .*.ed of
borne of our men. were
(:30. After i00. 7-6789.
a sixteen course, ueJgiied
r.; "nciiPrln.r.nd. mattress (Hollywoodbed 'not wounueT" helped man guns'I
to meet the demands for skill d
\ ), excellent condition, $23.: Mr. Jur-" I aboard other rIi is s. Some of these
nove 2673 Forbes St., Apt. $. were killed. Uhe operationwhichwas personnel in the program to aid-

'4 .1'-10.1'-;;'It"A ft.r- 4i30 call 8''0 or the invasion ot Llngayen Gulf, physically handicapped Naval per
rome fo HIT Allegheny, NAS. B. II. I sonnel '.'he clossioom lnst.iuci.ion
? Philippine Islands-extended over
Y. .Dirdar. was supplemented by practical
....-... .- '-- .-- -- -' :5-room houne (t bedrooms) completely several da 's. That meant our demonstrations at the educational
"t furnished electric stove and refrigerator wounded were aboard ships taking
. Here's the four finalists, left to light In the station doubles ten. I Ir tile bath. 200 ft. lot. Call Lt. Col put in the bombardments, which institutions and hospitals lor the

nis tournament which was completed last week: John Cady Joe I J. II. Howard.- Fxf. 8487. made it right tough for some of handicapped in dew fork C.ty.

1),r Trosper, Lt. (jg) Begal and Gordon, Reedy. Begal and Reedy won the 3r..o---f;;Shero, furniture 1-76 7-6288.reasonable c.nChl.f them The graduating c.ass included 60
: p.m.
playoff 26. 6-4 and 6-1, to claim the title and win a -- i Hospital Corp-\ ayes who ale prepared -
championship deck
11 '41 Pontiac 4 door sedan, pc Vet mechanical "We took hits on the flight
offered the Welfare Dept. Reedy also lathe : to serve as assistants to officers
of War Bonds by
pair $25 condition new .eat rovers radio from a Jap bomber, and fires broke I
; and heater. 1500. S-8899-J. in charge of Occupational]
station's singles champion. _
out. The destroyers in the areacouldn't
__ ___ --
at aval 40
Living room, bedroom and kitchen etM much because of Therapy Hosp.vals
' i Including; I dinette sets, dishes, .1.n.i1.. help us who are qualified to serve as Physical >
Begel-Reedy Win pictures, gaiden tool.. 171. Kemph. the fires. We started to get our
and 50 who
Therapists w retrained
Line (is Hot As M2c. .:&t. 797. Can be seen at II44At men off in these cots which were
hild. !St.' NAS. There as Instructors for the blind,
1'\ afloat life jackets. ,
Doubles Tourney '39 Plymouth 2-donr sennit. $417 ceiling but the the deaf and the orthopcdicaily
', Throttle price. Timlin. AtM3c. Eat. 8138 or can were explosions handicapped. The aim of the graduates
Filers Lt (Jg) Beget and Gordon Reedy be seen at 253S Iroquois St., near Ortega men and officers continued without is to assist Naval personnel

outstroked the Joe Trosper- i Bridge. a let up. Our casualties were by individual Instruction to
Ford Call 'B" -k.57, John L.:
:: Miami Tars 35-61 John Cady combine in the station I Trellay. AOM3e.ronpe. less than 100. achieve the &..,.. eat decree of skill

t doubles finals last Thursday afternoon .Excellent-pre-war furniture connisting "Ihey did a wonderful job in getting in keeping with..;ir iiijuries.

at the Mainside tennis courtsto of maple bedroom suite, sofa 3 comfortable the wounded off, and gelling Gladys Manton has been trainedin
1 Continued From I'age Six : win: the doubles championship, I chairs with ottoman, summer and other men aboard our ships in the Bul-
Contort Physical Therapy, Virgin'a
bed. -
W winter slip-covers and single
' Flier fumble. 2-0. 6-4, 61.Trosper Mr. Moseley, Bl<"f. 154. Ext. 128.I area so the task force would] not lock and "Maizie Stoner in Occupational

Fullback Vic Vaccaro whose and Cady started strongin I -S-rooms of-furniture; -(bedroom .- be held up." Therapy. ":Ua. ie" was

$; cool expert passing worried the winning the opening set, but : and "Itche'nT.: Chief C."Johl, 1411- -....--"! -- assigned to this activity prior to

Fliers throughout the game con station singles champ, and A Child'., NAS. I .
Reedy, her enrollment in the special training ; --*,
nected on three aerials for thee his came along in great p'ece; living room ,suite excellent con- "BEST FROM YANK" OUT
The payoff was a seven. partner dition. L. R. Francis Ext. 8107. Can be New York (CNS).'-'The Best program and was returned here
style to top in the second, and then seen between 7100 and *:OO: p.m. at by request. We are glad to welcome ]
, collection of
J: rder to Gaugh. The place kick by from YANK, a be-
' y crush' their opponents in the final :120SB Blair Ave., Dewey Park. these new members to our
:> Back E. L. Meador was no good. set to win the match. 6-ronm house and furniture. Can rent lected stories, articles cartoons staff and trust they will enjoy

:4 Leading by only 7 to 6, the F1IL Last week it was announced that home if buy furniture. Capt. Farr MF- artwork and photographs which their stay in Jacksonville
loosed 61 beaten in OTU. Ext. ..4U.31 have appeared in YANK, The
ers immediately their\ Reedy and Begel were -
I Ford Touring, rood condition curtains Army Weekly, from its first issuein
Little Correction
.:-tr; yard march. Johnny Allsup their semi-final match. radio set. Mar he seen at Davis the of 1042 through the The Purple Heart Medal was
sped over after a 20-yard pass It was the Flattner-Johnson duo Trailer\ Camp YnHn F. J. Terrr. summer
awarded this week
Dick to hands of bed fall of 1944, now is on sale in civilian past by Capt.
; from Quarterback Fisher which met defeat at the I Whitney-h bco.rh., screened baby
J. J. O'Malley (MC) USN to U.
.. ,
.1. the
baler bookstores throughout
I mattress, and metal
End Red O'Quinn and a 11 yard Reedy and BegelCOACH with
\ end around Bishop Chief Ratrhelder. lite Allegheny Rd., : U. S. Eventually it will be available Charles J. Maxey USMCK, Her-
run by Tommy --
---- '::
USMCrt and
NAS. 8353. man F. Latall Cpl.
had the ball the Tars' three for purchase at Army Post
/ put on Knibbs, ARMJc I
EPLER'S 3 rooms of furniture. Marine and Elvin Hypes Pvt. USMC. These
: yard line. I 11.34Child'., NAS, after 418$. Exchanges Navy
men were injured as a result of enemy
-- Service Stores.
The Miers scored again the next NETMEN TRAVELThe 1 Norse refrigerator. R. G. Justice I Coast Guard Ships action on Iwo Jima in February -
of JustiaeGrocery the
ACM. Can be seen at rear At civilian bookstores priceis
< time the ball to leave the
they got
and March 1915. The
Park. Potpie
tennis team at entrance to Dewey
NAS varsity $3.50 per copy.
"* field with a 21-6 halftime advan- --- -
second start on the FOR RENT Heart Medal was also delivered to
makes Its -
/.J' tage. A poor Miami kick which courts this week when Coach Lt. -Young Naval officer and his wife to Marshal Spitzer, S2c USNR, who
\ traveled only 12 yards to the Tars' netsters move over share 2 bedroom apartment. (15 Landon So She Killed Him I was injured as a result of enemy
. 37 set up the counter. Beautiful Stephen Epler's Ave, So. Jackionville. Mrs. Sawyer I- Wife "You're never complimentary. action in the Central Pacific area
match with :
to Cecil Field for the 7356. Call after 7:00 p.m. I
Ii running by Halfbacks Charley 17 Feb. 1945. The Presidential
morning. apartmentfor Why did you just call me an tmt
' their neighbors Saturday Will sublet 4-room furnished I
?j Hunslnger and Bobby Hanlon putt The Cecil team, which was slatedto 2 or 3 months.. Call Lt. Com. D. C. angel 7"Husband Citation with Unit bar was deliv-

J:. the ball on the eight yard stripe, here last Tretler. IRIS San Marco BI-.-\ '78.. .' "Because you are always ered to Lewis Reid, Ck2c US.N'R,
an appearance
from where Halfback Phil Centola WANTED 10 1915.ueiaciitu : .
.11 on Sept.
the in the air, you are continually
against up
i passed! to End W. K, Giese for the Saturday morning A far for f.onomlr.lIrall.*** *'t.tlnn.
touchdown. newly formed NAS varsity was Ate or model no hindrance if serviceable harping on something, and
; unable to go through with the end mule price rea"nnaMe. I.leut. you never have anything to wear." tiles weeK Neil:: Lt.
.t' Midway in the third quarter, match. (Jg, ) D. n. iott; Mt. RMS' -- Oe) S. 1<'. Cothn, (ML) USiM, ...,

" Brown scored again on a thrilling Wednesday afternoon Coach Ep Auto driver t--to New Aork-, de-: Little Kiss Cauierine 'iinkrmm iNC) ob. i-t,

.e 79-yard sweep through the entire ler's boys traveled to Banana River put from .Jat'k.nn\lII.Lt. about Comdr.1 October Dalton, Lt. qgj Vvimtrea Weekly UMVLitoNrv ...,
For detail phone)
Miami team. / and Lt. Lon-
for : ijgj
and took on opponents PSt. 794.Furished.
The final marker came earlyin the first match between the teams | apartment or house near dregan u\ O) lJb. Alias: iinKi.aia:

the last period on a 12-jard this season. NAS. No children or pets. Guarantee. excellent ana odiegan are headed Okinawa

pass, from Quarterback Red fc a.J__-" rare. Permanent duty. Phone way...they are actually on on the
--* Air N. .. Fit. 8542.
YZr In
Greene .
f Harrison to End Cagle. An aerial trip that fourteen i\avy Bursts:
year old U W. Cra
for boy
Tricycle 3-5
, Interception by tonering Center Entries Being TakenIn mer (COM 1240A Hancoik, NAS, or call here have looked xonvaru to niau-

John Kapacz set up the plaj. Badminton DoublesIt _Ext. 793. I ing since 12! August. Those ot us
All told, nearly 50 Flier griddersgot Z'h.eledutilil: trailer. Call C. Johl, leis behind are glad that Peace uas

in the game during the hot aft- was announced by the Physical ACR. Ext. 8545 been won and that nursing serviceis
einoon. Training Department that en- flood 1015! to 194A car. Cash..sff .
First downs were 15 to 4 in fa- tries are now open for the station Harrackg. 18, lower. port."A1'TC.Mines' :: area liowevei: uooabje; ana .I:>....n

vor of you know who. The Fliers badminton doubles tournament to Voyage are hard to say this time

completed five of nine passes for a be staged at the Mainside audi Protected I 101 i..aiiy 01 us vvao nave 1004 eu

total of 85 yards while Miami torium. forward to sel'\1I1g overseas: e. ir

''' connected on 9 of 17 for 82 yards. Men interested in competing for Coasts Thru WarWhen j since we joined the nurse 1..:"....aHtinemuer .
A crowd of 14,000 spectators In- the station championship should us "Tmk' and "!'rall'and

t tluding approximately 10,000 sailors call Frank Floyd at either 593 or enemy submarines seriously let us know of the experiencesthat

witnessed the game. 8183 or see him in Building 726 threatened our coast line, I we m.ssed.

':...,.... The /incur..: I. anytime between 0800 and 1630. the Navy moored more than 10-

NAIL Bishop 1.J.. Miami Baker NTC I I Entries will be taken from 11 000 contact mines to prevent pen- : \ 1\111.1) ud.lhlVn, .PI1J.h.,.. ie. clLawhom.

loualas ShewKirkpatrick Sept, through 5 Oct. etration of our important anchor PhMlc, Elsie Kirk, Ph-
I?. t lntunoDubainski i I .wa;--- ages. This Information was released I M Il') C tCi ('h"rundolo I last week when the Navy announced .
all visited tae Center
I reparation :
Jon.Walker. RG UT Cm.Stone"I NAS Line Faces that all the mines have this: past! week anu are now nome-

We.e RE CUBler now been removed.Th waru bound. 'ihiee otner Hospital

Fisher HAnlon QB I.H GrllhnmI Wal.h Big Marine Wall II defensive minefields completely I'' Corp-V aver hate counted up tree

Thigpen RH nGul/h fulfilled their purpose. No I required number of points:> for aidchaige -
1'I'll' nIl Fit \'"'eoro Continued From Page Six enemy craft was known to have ouv nave found their WOIIt

.:::1rl Mh.mi ..periodu...... .:_... ..o 6 0 0- 8 teams the Washington Redskins. penetrated them and no Allied ves- I 1 with tae i.avy to interesting that
I NAS .... .''. .- .7 14 7 735Substitution. A 50-player Marine squad the sel was attacked while in the pro they have icqucowta to stay with
MiAj';;; :: I
; Brockweu, Burr.Rnlmon
first tected area. us lor uic time beaia
of 150 candidates who I II
class a :
Wonder, Howard, Koral j .
Pnlmcirl William Dahlborir David. Pie- turned out, will cometo Jax for the II While it was believed that sucf. I : -
Ik. Callahan Thnrp. Davis: NAS contest. I minefields offered the best all I } A bowing tournament was held

Srhulte. Trotter Vlnoe. BatU. Salvl, The Fliers will enter the game weather protection it was realized In D-l '1'u,eday, 18 Sept., sponsor-,
Wright CsKle. Akr,. AlUup Bvnku Kern. out I there was a possibility of ..ze eU by t.u Aiaciican he.vb8..
1 Boyter, Brown. Buffallno, Tentola, CiiiM, at full strength having; tome that
Cohen Iirnner G. FUher, HarrUon Hun- of the Miami tilt with only minor', mines being struck by Allied ships Yes, tou.j.uincnuj: : actuauy ale laK-
Knmlnon Lorkney, Lewi, Leslie injuries. However; '' ckle A. L. I entering the fields. However, since I II x, mg place m the wards and me
eoln".r. Meachara. McCormick McGnrry, I was taken a.leaea bao\v all the enuiusiaem
Peteron Ramlow, Knpact Row. Lackney formerly of Louisiana I every precaution against
College, has been lost to'the squad I such an accident, only 15 such occasions ..hat one.bred a. tile regular bowling -

l: \ " Couch (Va.). refereeMor. under the point discharge system I, occurred in spite of the f / 8Ue)... me p.ns ate laaue of

ley leul(Millignn), head )linenmnn, umpire; ; Dnlton n.ltt.onn..e
fl. 1,1 image, point) Anderson this week was returned II mined. A total of 3460 mines were tne Same: iaateiiai, but are weighted :

-- **).- to inactive duty. Anderson, laid in the Key West area alone, ana covcied by a heavy smooth

< ; TUNNEY PREDICTS former Indiana backfield mentor, for example. tujccr.: On the wards these are al-

p" Me. .-- Post-war will be replaced on the Fliers' FIVE feet tall by twenty year, vsajB plenty of your buddies

i baseball PORTLAND football, and swimming coaching staff by Lt. George Bar- Great Lakes star of las-t year who I Jean Porter boast a green and around to set up the pins...that is

will be-first to clay, former Dartmouth mentor has been sidelined because of an theatrical eareei covering more an advantage. Probably some of

rather than boxing boom insports' and all-American player at North operation. Lecher is not,, expected I than Iwelte. yeari. A pin-up favoriteof you have gvao to NATTC or Main-
In the greatest
share Comdr. Carolina to play much against the Marines, men oversea l>etau. .he U Bide to bowl and returned without

. history, Navy the Flier squad was but the pile-driving Illinois plunger '"mo.l like the girl next door" dingle ball .
James J. ,(Gene) Tunney former Meanwhile rolling a --no pin boysTContinued
will sake fun In MGM't"Early
to great Jean
has bolstered this week with the appearance ia expected go guns
heavyweight ,champion of Fulback Don Lesher, for the Filers In later gamed. To HVrt." on Page Tvrehd

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I I Page Eight CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 27 September 1945

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! f Civilian Employees' News Employees) Asso. To Elect DirectorsAccording I

Address Communications to Editorial Offices

: ...f'.I', Personnel Relations Office, Bldg. 13, Box: 22 I to the by-laws of !spection, Medical, Ordnance and
Telephone Extension 483 Employees Association for Civil Gunnery Personnel Relations Per. .
'. Service Employees of the Naval sonnel. Physical Training/ and Welfare -r 1: Sippiv1or
The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air I 1
1 'I Yard De.I
Air -Station. Jacksonville, Florida Transportation,
News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station'sCivilian "'
a Employees and Is sponsored by the I the first Friday in October is established I partment.Four !
I of the incumbents in these .
as Voting Day to elect ; :=
1. Employee Association for ail Service Employees new Directors to represent their ;I positions ,(one in A t: R, one in, SALLIES

..... Olftcerf respective departments on the !i Supply, one in Public Works and If

t William 0. Kincaid, President Philip D. Myers Treasurer Board of the Employees Associa-j I one in General) were chosen by lot

i Evelyn T. Sullivan Secretary tion. Every civilian employee of ;j In the Board meeting September w ,0

i Directors the Naval Air Station Is a member II 111, 1945, and their positions de _

: of the Association by virtue of his ]I dared open for election. The names Hy Leola Jessie
,1 ) ) Evelyn T. Sullivan Mill C Jackson
H. Donald A. Wood employment, and is eligible toote !|i drawn,.were: News from all over:
Frank McKinley I
!, D. Kenneth McDuffie in the coming election( Friday, October D. R. WhidJon. A &: R. Inventory Division Sem> that
Philip Myers'hiddon
R \ William O. Kincaid: 5, 1915. P. D. :Myers, Supply, I the trend of times in this division
Datiiej \
Charts E. Field The Directors of the Associationhold Don Woods, Public Works. follows in line with new employees

office for a term of two years. I Evelyn T. Sullivan, General. _-.Menreturning from fightingthe !
New Reporting SUM Each year half of the directors are I The Board of Directors acting Wars to take over as the girls

Assembly and Repair: elected so that their terms will under the authority of the bylawsof resign to back to housekeeping.

Head Reporter..........?,.._._....._.......Euleeue Willingham be staggered and there will not the Association, proposed the Just recently go Paul. Etheirdg JohnC.

.. Inspection and Survey: be an entirely new Board in officeat following nominees for election to .' Weaver and Janus O. Net(lie.*
__..____.__Helen M. Styron
Head ,
Reporter any one time The election this the four vacant positions. The joined the "Count-em-Up" Gang

Public Works Department: year will be for four Board member departments will vote to( elect one I Marriages are still the rage 1.)1.*

Head Reporter.M. Shanahan positions. The election is decided person from those running for office Seaward became Mrs. Graycar and

Supply Department: in their department. Ruth Pleasant will become
; a vote
on basis and soon
plurality ,
> Head Reporter_..... ....__._....__.____....._._.Leola Jones the election supervisors are those Assembly and RepairMarvin Mrs. Majors. Several other girls

directors whose term of office Is''' T.' Gurr, Engine Overhaul; Joseph have signified their Intentions but

not expiring. I Fagan, Metals Division; Ed D. could get no comment as to when 0

t THE WEEK A Board of Directors is composed 1 Pardue Plant Division. j I and to whom. In answer to the '.

CIY.elra2.e! of representatives for the Supply-Philip D. Myers, Ac. many inquiries of "What happenedto

In Inspection following departments: I'I I counting; William H. Nelson Stock the Blonde ?" Ruth Ama Whilit

Three members from Assemblyand Control; John B. Inabinet, Disbursing is visiting in North Carolina, Ken-

B.r Frank McCaffrey" i Repair. j I {j' tucky and Virginia. Wonder what
union work: in the church organications. Two members from Public 1 Public Works--Donald Woods, the attraction is down at the Sep l
For the past four years! Lillian !. I II Works. I I Administration; J. }o'. Nettles, aration Center that made all the .

France* Alfe has been workingin I! For her biggest Tiobby she has Two members from the Supply 1' Maintenance; R. L. Duguid, De-' Waves, put in requests for transfer

the Inspection Department and ,|1 chosen traveling, and so far shei Department j'I sign; W. E. McMahon. Utility. ? Only Hattie Mister. and

at present is Senior Clerk' in the I has a trip to Canada,' through' ( Nl-j Two members from General departments General-Mrs. Evelyn T. Sullivan Marie I'aoJrtti were the lucky

A&R Division.! In July 41 when agara Falls, to( her credit. Someday including: j j I. Aviation Training; Mrs. Helen ones.

she\ began here in the department. ]' she hopes to make a world I' NAOTC, A.v i a t ton Training! 1 Styron, Inspection: Mr Rufus p Print Shop: The Printers recently

then known as Inspection! and Survey tour. i jI I Communications, Executive, In. Garrett, N. A. O. T, C.; Mrs. Flo. enjoyed a parly at the "Pines."
she was a junior -'pist. I tine Gannaway Personnel Relations I
But in September 1942, shortly I (Actions Section)to I These fellows have worked night
after an office was established in INSIDE I 'P'UBLIC'---WORKS--j: The Directors who will remain in and day for the past two years and
hat no time out for such events so
1 the A&R she was promoted to assistant office for another year are: I
1 .. 1 this was quite an affair! Food was
Ethel' M. Skanalia
clerk-stenographer. ,I By Assembly and pair-lof C.I I served
Her next promotion came in October There! is a shortage of mechanical brought key Into office and turnedit Jackson, Accessories Division; C. time atylegood.orchestmand
a good was had by all!
1913, when she was advancedto i erasing machines in the Design in, checking name off vehicle ] E. Field, Planning Division.( I Personnel Divislon- -"W
; clerk, and after another year. |, Section and since possession list. Now the mystery!! Key was ]! Public Works-F. H. McKinley husband is !gonna' get home: first?"

she received her advancement nine-tenths of the law the one in locked up for the night. Mr Man- ]1 Maintenance. I Is the that has been

1 I In November 1944, to her present possession of said machine calls it ley (Civil) first thing Tuesday 'I i 1 Supply--K. )f. McDuffi, Out. I ing in question this lit' group. Due back rag.
I morning got No. 11207 key, went going Stores.
position of senior clerk. "his!! A certain young lady I from
(Kstelle; Hampton) was the custodian out to climb In and be offBUTno J General -W. O. Kincaid, Exe duty overseas are S/Sgt. R.
.iI'oUe's duties in this di. W. Black husband of Barbara
}{! ( ) ;
Could not be found 1 U.j
of a decrepit but workableone any. Itlve.The
vision, which consists of A&R Inv Pf(', Johnny Merchant: (husbandof
f, .... that originally was "owned"by where about 451 or even 450. final details for the election
Officer' Office. Assembly Adele
Mrtn ) and U
u"" ; ut. Robert W
Herman II art"I!?. A friendly Where was it ? T ? Down at garage j I v.1lt be published in the Jax Air Smith husband
of Catherine .
verbal battle often ensued, but building No. 105 about a couple oft I News Thursday October 4, 1945. )
_. _._ .. Seems that all these husbands
I miles from 451 home mooring! -- --
Herman can now call it his again! have the necessary
I How did it get there? Who drove points and are
Reason: machine with
dropped a
due home
resounding ker-plunk and gives i it ? It was locked and key to itI GATE GOSSIP anytime. (Incidentally,
Minnie Ix*> Goodman is kinda expecting
just an occasional squeak! The I was locked up too? j jI

spark of life is very feeble!! I Mr. Leonard (P. W. Lab.) resigned Evelyn; husband, Relations think!! someone back too, I
as of September 15th and ) and Quentin head
"W-MxIy of Electrical lost hisriders' I Administrative Division: A I*)
left for Michigan City Indiana to back for home in Indiana and
club! Absent a few days become affiliated with the firm (of printer's ink Now that Dee expecting her husband home any

and returned to find himself ride. Phelps & Co., Consulting Engi I Jones (Labor Board) is at home' day now is Pearl Dugger.: And,
Drives by his lonesome in already arrived home
neers. Mr. Leonard has becomeso on leave, the novice cooks in the from overseas
I I solitary state. Want a ride* Ap- used to the Florida climate he Labor Board will have to learn toprt'pare duty is Foriest Perritte. son
ply to Mr Woods, Electrical Section I' of Ethel Prrrltte. Did you notice
1"t' really doesn't anticipate the ad. their own chickens for the
+f no vent of the cold northern winter : Sunday frying pan )the new hairdtess of Millie :- ...[-
; Mr Loveland (Inspection) is particularly as he is in the so- Betty Moeller (Personnel Relations far the other day'?!' Quite nice!

busy chopping trees, clearing up called "Ice Belt!" ) hosted Barbara !Scott, Edith Stock Control Division:, Have

undergrowth on land that in time: ..=. Brooke, Kathryn Stan-Jxrry, Paul you seen the beautiful "third-lin-
will be his estate"'on Cedar Creek Inf'Ulam'i' Martha Pearson, i gar, left hand" ring that VV
In the vicinity of Lakeshore Reports MACHINE Barbara Welden and Riilk Slit '* is wearing these days? The

\ i have it that water is already ': at a slumber party last week that lucky man is Robert Yates AMA

ij j available for the post-war house ,' included an all-nigftt supper of hot lc, of the Progress and Report

5'1 that will have all the latest trkk81 DIVISION dogs potato salad and all the picnic i Section. Looking for their husbands :

and gadgets. The house is being trimmings. The main event of home soon are Florence Calvin .

t sories Unit, Engine Overhaul Unit, '1 designed by Mr. Loveland, himself, Ky !Myrtle Tucker the e'enlnwas/ initiation of the and I atx"lle Morrison. Ask

Interim and Emergency Repair. even to a sunken garden. But all Shop 589 has a new supervisor, gals into the Cardinal Society. It'i Ophelia Sapp to tell you of her

and the Radio-Radar Unit calls this work has an added impetus J but gee. do they miss Mr. Natter- seems that Barbara Welden is the i!: brother's wedding the week-end ofI

for the supervising; and ('oordinat.I: as he has the usual three-month field. You betcha life!! only one who isn't a full fledged I the hurricane scare. The weddingwas

Ing of all clerical work.'I'1'I i' limit to vacate his present abode, |!I Mr. Goethe's son, Arthur, Is now red bird. Betty qualified on an iced in Fernandina and due to the

Prior to coming I and if said house isn't built the ,. in the Philippines awaiting a return tea /glass and that's qualifying!!! evacuation of all the beach-people,
Jibe had been connected: with local < Loveland family will be tent. I' home. I Kathryn felt so good alter she got i all spent the night in town in the
,r. I dwellers. I her red bird I II ('ourthrnl.a11... nll.e lL\t.-pl.. I...
truck concerns for about four I I I Mr, Adam, of the Shoo Stores. winrs, that she shampooed -
years, doing stenographic and secretarial I Leroy Toske (Arch.) had a'I' is absent due to illness. We wish her blonde feathers at threeA. visiting relatives in; Lake: Wales.

work. Three of these years I birthday last week and reversed him a speedy recovery.Mr I M. I Storage GroupGlad to n 'e

were spent with the Flamingo the general practice by treating i .Siillerfield, supervisor of The gals in 450 didn't exactly George Sterling! back to work after

Truck Lines. I I icecream cones! The surprised! recipients I Shop :569, resigned last week and welcome the arrival of the new short illness .in the hospital Kli/-

She began gathering experienceas I responded with a box of on his way out stopped by the Drill IBM machine. It's a noisy gadget aheth Puffer. is enjoying a visit

a stenographer for the Southern |I' chocolates for the "Happy Birth-1 j' Department to say goodbye. I j I they say! Miss. Hall (Personnel from her Marine son, Arthur, just

Cypress Manufacturer's Association I day" giver! i Jladys Mil-Key EmrU-k, of the {I Relations) celebrates another home from Okinawa, Mrs. Paw- l'j

and as a tile clerk fur Mr. Payne (Survey) has a family I| Mill Department, left us last week birthday this week ,j era also has another Marine on, .-r
Commercial Credit Co. I trio in service composed of his'' to return to her home in Dayton, i Last week the Labor Board welcomed Charles, who is on his way to .,
I' son, Master Sgt. in the Air Corps, 1 Ohio. Good luck, kid. 1 back Michael\ << 1 Jascone from 'China. Welcomed back from Mili
Wolfe! is I
Miss practically a na-
military furlough. When Mike left tary Furlough is Jwk Moor: In
one )
nephew, Major Thomas Neal Ken, why was your face so red
tive of Jacksonville. The oldestof
of Richmond, Va.. with Hodges yin spots the other night? COAIC the board two and a half years the midst of the bedlam of the
five children she was born in First Army, and the other nephew, II I on. tell us all about It j ago to enter the Army he was a Radio and Radar Office, a telephone .
AtUntic Beach. When she was only i two-year veteran here on the basea was heard to ring. 'Rac'hwl l
also of Richmond I
Va. There
Gordon : was a rope in the Grinding
three months old, the family Ambler, Seaman lc. These I I Section .. Rating! Examiner Personnel... Geiger, upon answering the phone,
cousins Tuesday night. Mr, Sweeney -

moves: to Ormond, Florida, and her call I I Relations. emitted one of those shrill squeaksknown
themselves The Pall Mall ]I was on one end but who was
early schooling: was divided between H his only to little
Kids" after the advertisement ] on the other? |I e spent women It
there and New Smyrna, the seemed
time that she had
i overseas just receivednews
whose slogan Is "On the Land, On Here is the answer to the
home of the Wolfe's.Jacksonville many ,
t next the Sea and In the 1 as a grounU that her brother Jack E.
Air! J questions that have been asked re .
was the next and I Elsie UillK S2c, P. W. messenger cently. Yes, 1'red Carr and Audrey !I Icrewr) a n inI Bradley, Corporal, US Marine
List move, (so far) and she completed between building 450( and 451.1 are mairled, if there is I I Foggia, Italy, Corps, who has been a prisoner in '
her schooling here graduating any {,servicing the Osaka, Japan, had been liberated
I suddenly taken ill and rushed ] doubt drop by and take a look at
from Rob't 1Lee High in to the Station 9th of this month. He was:
the button
Hospital. Elsie is ) Audrey is wearing .Air
June 1937.Asida always in a hurry, breathless, and I They will he going on their honeymoon I 1, reported to be in fair health whl!..'i

from her oldest brother: rushing to get to the next place, so to N._Y. in a few weeks that helped was miraculous considering he had

who enlisted in the Navy last December hurry and get well. Elsie. .-, .- ._. '-- ,-- ..- bomb Italy and been captured in the Philippines in
j Germany out of the early days of the War, Time
and is now on a shake... Design Sectton Mystery or The ME TOO, MATrf"Sic ; for
the war. Mike celebration A ?
a down cruise as a seaman aboard Tale .( the MissingTruck No.
the John F.. Craig, the 11207\ L. O. Th6tnbrr f : forgetting women got the chanceto Receiving Division: Mary H*>veU .
destroyer, =, (Struct.) out here In Marianas.: ." I most l lor flew to Miami
fly over to
family is residing in Jacksonville drove in before 4:30 : spend two
; just : with Sic: "I'm for them out
getting: weeks
I uermany In *'. i'afM'OlIt! I with her mother recently.
brother attends truck No. ( j
Her younger a 11207. Locking it, he here
t school on the Southside and aspires I tour I I a B-17, and he visited Venice and Since this is Mary's first trip; by .
I h. Rome where he attended one of air, she was really exC'ltedlAn!! .'
aviator and her
t< be an youngest I
I diers at the Vatican granted by Conrad (is expectinghusband John
who sister, is is Traffic secretary Consultant to Mr. for Wolfs the, Riders Still Need Rides II( the Pope. |, home soon.Purchase. '

lie was returned to the States Division: Irma ,,()Jln4
city of Sanford. i I I
r this summer and discharged on Her married sister is rejoicingover In last week's issue a coupon was published in the I
i points the first of September. I Birmingham, Alabama; Mildred
the recent return of her I form. pf. an appeal to all riders and drivers to hell in Mike is an Andrew Jackson High Jones, better known as "Mickey"
from the South Pacific. A
dptain: he had served twenty I establishing new files for Share-the-Kide.: Itesjwnso: has graduate and has lived in Jacksonville I is all excited over a letter just received
I been good to certain for fourteen years. He is mar from her main "heart
months as a fighter pilot in the extent, but only as far Settle ried
and has throb"
a young daughter and bringing the glad
Army Air Forces. I riders ,are.concerned. \\ e still have a *Kr- His is
jtcat many ; son. a service conscious family that he will be sailing soon, from
'} Miss Wolfe' has' taken quite an sons seeking rides to and frdrn the base This is another( .-his' father and brother are Maui Island' in the' Paclfl 'for athlrty.d

Baptist active' part Training in Association thq Jacksonville,*erv- I appeal TO THE DRIVERS to come to the aid of t tfieir( members of the Merchant Marine'l y leave "Mickey" '1 a already .
assigned to Army ) '
( wearing a beautltuJrlttg'
co-workers and.fjU{ those ,
atli. ,
9 Ing aa secretary and treasurer. up 'Vl\fan\, ice, and his slater 'is an Army so- -o- -.owe ate all wondering
This association training
promotes nurse. I what next? ? f.

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,27 September 1945 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Nine


DEPARTMENTJly Ruby Myers and Ann Steche _

I Our sincere sympathy to l>( rotliy I Ne- I __ .
Helen M. Myron Member On $ : tW ,p F ft'. a -
Simmons whose father diedWednesday y
The most interesting! subject for I I ,
discussion! recently has been i night. C. Blackburn, Awards BoardThe i _

.. '"What I did on my first Saturdayoff. Ann Steche, II. Gill, Irene Maim

." Mara Verner, our Time Clerk. and Daisy Franklin, have been I Beneficial Suggestions Committee .
tells\ me that we were away from transferred from 812 to Ordnance. welcomes a new member,
work about 64 hours, from Fridayat I Lt. Henry E. White-Public Work
1630 to 0800 Monday, and of the Several have been transferred Maintenance Officer who has re

*64 hours she slt'pt.about 40 hours ] from the "A" shift. i iI placed Lt. Comdr. Ernest Yeatts,

We understand that Jo Anderson I The call has been answered and recently detached.The .

cared'( for her neighbor's baby. Mr. Phil lla/.uiirl's fever blisters are ; committee will offer shortly
Kknenco went to the beach wherehe a new booklet to all employees ex.
gonell!! It. M. Coleman is on a two
spent most of the time In his plaining fully how to present ideas
loom on account of the hurricane week's leave. He'll most likely have for consideration, where to send

Numerous others went shopping some "tall" fish stories to tell Kay them and how they are processed, 41

(>r did household duties. My first | monet :Stlnes, Sic, 'ARM) Shop Be sure and read your copy from

Saturday, however, was spent going 862, has returned from a week's cover to cover and start your ideas
from one grocery store to another at- rolling toward pne of the awards
leave in Walnut, N. C., after
I just wanted to see howa tending the funeral of his grand being disbursed. Next weeklong a
store would look early in the mother. list of winners will be an _' '_
morning, I nounced, with nearaly $1000.00 in _
We were sincerely sorry to see _
Mr. Thomas II. Hart who has cash awards. a r
Kniii 8621 "B"
4>n. (Shop _
len an Inspector of lumber in the Shift, leave us. He is reopening his -- ---e.-----.. >4 4

Supply Inspection Division, has I'e. business in Quincy, Florida Lots
signed. He plans to go to Seattle, of success and good luck! Three STAMPSBy I Laving been through the reconditioning stage In engine buildup,
Washington, where he will opena workers of 862 "A" Shitt have re- the K-2800 engine hat passed inspection and notv readied Its next
lumber business with his brother. I( signed. They are Nettie Santolerl, M. T. Vrumley I location, :.station S, for assembly. The move III I made as one coin-

Best of luck, Mr. Hart, and we Connie l"ual and Alaxemler Lon- For our stamp story this week hide unit, and the engine In hung In plate by a specially| designed

shall miss you. ; IIno. We'll miss you folks let us select the second stamp honoring sling!; which simplifies Installation considerably.Workers sltcmnalxive
11rIrflle \\'. Weber of the Assembly The friends ot Mary Lou Anderson our Navy. The stamp is a making the engine secure are, left to right, J. S I Robinson-

Inspection Office and her (Shop 864) will be happy to two cent carmine, issued January AMG maximum K, I;. Carroll--j.\MG Leadlngman on A shift, and
husband! Bob) have been enjoyinga know that she is recovering from 15, 1937. It has the likeness of It. N. 1.I/lt'llt'rr-Slt' This In the 3rd in the series, of the Assembly1)hi.ion.
wtlearned'acatlon\ in Miami. her operation. She is still in the Thomas MacDonough in the upper .
I No, we haven't heard an account hospital in Wes.t Virginia but Is returning right hand corner, the likeness of -- ------ --------

I I of the hurricane from them yet. to her mother's home next Stephen Decatur in the upper left
We wtsh 'to welcome two new week. hand corner with the U. S. frigate, ENGINE PLANT

employees to our department; Nice to see O. M. Scot back after II "United States," in the center. DIVISION

namely, Mr. Ilildred O. Sciirrey his recent illness. George llentzis For a long time, pirates from OVERHAUL
and Mr. Wesley E:. Miner. Mr. on a week's leave from our happy I the Barbary States had been preying
Scurrey spent the past four andonehalf group. Itch William is back upon the commerce of all the Hy Alice 1'. Knudsen and I/oyce Jly 1), DansbyNow

years in the U. Sv Army after a ten day leave. Sorry to Christian nations The countriesof I Ferguson is the time for all good

and has now been assigned to the hear of Rhoda Milford's illness and I Europe had paid tribute to these Sheldon F. Ackerley, son (If' Plant Division personnel, both

Engine Overhaul Division as an hope she will soon be back at I sea robbers -as a means of protection Ferrie F. Ackerley, ((1347-P) is Naval and Civilian, to come to the

Inspector. Mr. Miner, fo nelly of work. Ht'nfI..tlt'n' has letters : and the United States did home after thirty-three months I aid of their reporter--who became
Champaign. Illinois has been assigned from cousins in France that speak the same. But in 1801 the United overseas in the Combat area. He I
to the Intelim-Emergency praise for our American servicemen : States finally\ stopped paying tribute is a member of the 486th Fighter, I such only after every means was

Division, also as an Inspector and of how grateful the to them where upon the 8th Alrforce ;uadron. The Squadron exhausted and even blackmail

Mis* Patrician Moriarty, secretary French are for our part in their I Bashan, or ruler of Tripoli, declared has distinguished Itself by winning I stared the Division in the face.
to the A&R Inspection Officer liberation from the Nazi. Henry war against the United the Presidential Citation. So if any of you have any com

has returned from a three \Volt has a week's leave He is go- States I Claire Poe (Life's cover Girl for plaints (unless, of course, food)

"t't'kll'lcatlon in Pensacola. Flor ing to Ohio to visit his family. I While chasing a warship of Trip- G. I; Magazine), daughter of I- K. you will not find me unless you

ida. She has an unusual sparkle in x,_ I oil, the USS Philadelphia ran upona I'oe (1302): ), will be home tomorrow see me first). Please bring in any
her eyes. Could it be 'due to the reef in the harbor of Tripoli and from New York where she has news that you know of, and it will

"sparkle" on her finger? was soon in the hands of the Trip- been modeling for Conover. be appreciated -

Mr. C', t:. McAllister, Principal ohtans, making a fine addition to Charlie; Hart is on a week vacation Several of our employeesJohn
Inspector of Engine Overhaul and I their Naval force taking a trip down state. Miss A. llarpe, Harry S. Daubart, Earl
Mrs. McAllister are spending their I Stephen Decatur then a Lieutenant you fellow 11. l'mstead, Robert U C'nim, Jlar.I -

vacation! with relatives in Baltl- offered to go into the har- Herihell Terry (1301)) is on a I I ry A. Saner: and Frank I). :Sear

mOl, Maryland bor and destroy her. In February three week vacation at his hometown are either enjoying or have justreturned
Mrs Kernlce M. Boyle of :Metals Jty Robert F. Taylor 1804, Decatur, with about seventymen Indianapolis. Here's hoping; from much needed vaca

and Accessories Unit Is absent due Thirty years ago it was considered dressed as Maltese sailors and he can report a swell time to all tions.
to a recent appendectomy. Here's "sissy" to disinfect a scratch, aboard a small\ sailing boat knownas his friends. : Resignations were received from

wishing you a speedy recovery, Even today arms, legs and lives a Ketch, set sail with orders to : John L. Olsen Machinist Min.,
Mrs. Boyle.Mrs. are lost because some men cling destroy the Philadelphia. When RiiHvll ItasmiiMMti ((1349), has who worked in Shop 1484; and Mrs
Josephine tiofortli' of the to the false notion that small hailed by the watch aboard the received his discharge and has returned Mildred Kirk, who worked at the
Assembly' Division has spent the wounds are not dangerous.If I Philadelphia he stated that he had to his home in Minnesota. trouble desk. We will\ miss bothof

past two weeks in Kansas City, you gvt a cut or a scratch,, had some "trouble and would like Magneto Shop welcomes a new these workers, but wish them
Missouri.Mr.! get first aid immediately. Better ; to anchor near their ship -for the inspector Oscar ('ampts-II. He hails the best of luck in the futuie.

Vaughn DeKle, Principal Inspector than that avoid cuts and scratchesin I. night The Ketch drifted to the front Texas. Congratulations are extended to
of the Assembly Division. the first place. That's the best side of the Philadelphia, and soon Hetty M. C'ru\v (1349):: has received the Plant Division enlisted person-
is back on the job after a memorable tray to protect yourself from infec Decatur.and his men were aboard word from her brother who nel. Lt. Ketlmile, and I.t. 1'0\\ar'l.

week in western North Carolina tion. The following suggestions> I They soon overpowered the pir- hat been a Jap prisoner since the for their tireless work during this

He tells us that the weather from the National; Safety Council ate crew and in a few minutes, the fall of Corregidor. Ha is reportedto last week's emergency. Good work
there was so cool that he had to will help to do this. I Philadelphia was ablaze. Deca- be on his way home nice going! was done in keeping the place from

sleep under several blankets. We Don't throw sharp-edged knives tur did not lose a man, although on Kill Ko.vUiul is home on leave blowing away, and also In getting
distinctly lemember, however, that loosely into kitchen drawers. the way back they were in the visiting his; friends and relatives in the place all squared away for regular
the mercury here at that time was Hacks for kitchen cutting tools midst of shot and shell\ from the Nebraska work Monday morningthat

1I-1'6-lli! : are cheap and safe. shore batteries. Lord Nelson, Eng --- -
land's greatest naval officer said
I Open cans with openers not
that this exploit was the most daring
with disc
Personnel butcher knives. Openers
act of the age. hTraCe

The Bashan of Tripoli, alarmedat T
& .
the rapid progress of the vic-

tors, made peace with Mr. Lear
Its Jinx: the American Consul General on
There was quite a commotion in
the Mediterranean June 4. 1805.
the Time Section Wednesday night
The United States had been the
hen Miss I-orene Wood receiveda
w telephone call from her boyfriend o"rot rw+TS aa'rE YtiE LEARNED DeQa tb ATSCRAT ons'l, first to make any determined effort
to stop the piratical proceed-
S-Sgt Lewis Beaver, who w rTTI[CUT iS A ings of the Barbary States. By Kmma Sue I".t'tltl office as a clerk-typist but hassteadily
Just returned from overseas 516 Q )tUNTV{ j climbed upward display
Chamber call- i Tliomat MacDonougli YOU KNOthat Charles
1Ir"1.&I'II..e was DID
tar o0o w son BAG, keen knowledge of the du-
ing a
ed to Atlanta last week becauseof In Lake Champlain was an r:, Lepalge. Jr.. Administrative Assistant in that bury
the serious illness of her mother American fleet of fourteen small\ has been at this activity ties to performed to b4t
te office. Hers is a disposition
We hope her mother recovers vessels under Commodore Thomas since May 16th, 1941 ? He rates as envied always soft spoken smiling
rapidly.Mrs. MacDonough. This fleet was attacked No. 1 for length of service among ,
and agreeable.
Helen (ilenn returned lastThursday September 11, 1814 off the civilians here. His is no an DID YOU KNOW that work has
from a 3 week's vacation Plattsburg by a large British fleet easy job but while his duties are
begun at Ship's Service\ for a restaurant
in New York and has been under Captain Dowie. After a at times tough and complicated he (on a small scale) and:

confined to the hospital ever since fierce engagement of several hours, has a way of ably handling them that. actually we are going to have
We hope she will soon be well and every British vessel surrendered to to the satisfaction of all concerned, tables and chairs ? This bit or new

back to work. MacDonough. The British lost 200 DID YOU KNOW that other old- will be received with a great deal
MisH tult't'lIe111111&: ham has men, not including prisoners, while timers are Elizabeth Cox who !is of enthusiasm not only by civilians
for some reason decided to go on the American's loss was only 112. doing a ftne job at the AEM but by all who frequent Ship's

the day shift. Why? Since she's J Peace was soon declared with School? She rates second having Service for a noonday snack.
been on the night shift so long all honors of the war due the started her duties on August 23th, (Note: Let's cooperate and vacate
. we wonder if she will be able to Navy Except at New Orleans, no 1941. In third place is Helen 1'et- seats and tables as soon as we

see in the day light. ,..,- Important victory had been won ers of the Training Departmentwho have finished eating and give the
.... ......
Vivian Wlmbrooe the Time take her duties
arrived to over
by the Army, The victory of Mac other fellow a chance.
Section, will leave soon for Washington I Donough on Lake Champlain was on January 4th, 1912; in DID YOU KNOW that Lt.
D. C. Her husband expected cutters, which fold cut edges under as brilliant as any of the war, but. fourth place is Ina C. Overby of Comdr. Patterson of Ship's Service
to be separated from the Navy are safer than the "pry type, I the Americans had become accustomed the Disbursing Office who came i has just returned from New
this week. Her vacancy is being but If you must use the latter keep I to success by the time It here on February 13th, 1912; and York City where he has been on
taken by 1\lrll. Rachel Wilder, from your hands out of the wa:. use occurred therefore it did not attract In fifth! place is Marguerite Bartelsof an extended shopping You
the Service Desk. I short lifting strokes and be waryof as much attention as some Advanced AOM School whose will soon see displayed at Ship's

Mary Itrtmit, of the Time Section jagged edges. of the others I II duties began on February 23rd. Service a splendid aray of Christ
writes from California that : sheathed when merchandisetoo
Keep ice picks have this beautiful 1942. mas gifts and other
Thus we
she arrived safely and was met at not in use I these two great DID YOU KNOW that Edith lovely to resist. You who .are
the train by her husband who had stamp been at her desk fortunate enough to be able to
for has
I Razor blades are designed Naval officers and two great fighting I Wewer who
just returned 'from overseas duty.
shaving not for paring corns or ships, Commodore Decatur and since January 1913, is generally make purchases will undoubtedlyavail
Virginia Meaglier, of the Time toenails or sharpening pencils.! DI... : the "United States"* and Commo'l known as the "Girl with a Smile ? yourselves of the wonderful
Section, leaves Thursday for a has a pleasant word opportunity to select and purchase
pose of used blades promptly I dore MacDonough and the "Sara- Edith always
three w..t>k:1I'ac'aHon: in Rochester I I and not wait
and can Christmas gifts now
properly. Don't throw them into I II for everyone ;you
N. Y.Isabella. I wastebaskets or leave them on toga. her being the same yestei'lay, until the stock has been depleted.
Grime, of the Time medicine cabinet I ----' -- today, and tomorrow. She is Mr If you contemplate sending a
wash basins or on I
Section, returned 17 September ,. shelves where hands, little or big, I II "Yes I know he's thin," said the'I Lepaige's secretary.pID Christmas gift to your husband or
from a vacation spent In PE'nllac'oI at of the I Sarnh who is all
I I cut by them. Lieutenant, looking one YOU KNOW that sweetheart overseas, by
la with members of her family. can get lately arrived trainees "Tell you Powell considered Mr., Lepalpe's means make your purchase early
I I chisel
-x. When using a knife, ,tool ax, what, Chief, Jet him clean the right hand, taught in the Public and mail package in October to insure -
The weather forecaster hadn't hatchet or any other sharp rifles.* schools ot Jacksonville before coming delivery before the holidays.Do .

been right in three months, 80 his cut away from yourself Make 'YtS, sir,'' said{ the CPO, "but to Civilian Personnel Office on, not mail anything If he is '('Qm-
if the
resignation caused no surprise. I sure you won't suffer even I who's gonna pull Lisa, through ?" August 2Sth'', 1942: She stalled in ing+ back, Save it for him at h9m;'
tool unexpectedly slipa. ,
But hit 4) alibi for resigning did. I I

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Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 27 September, 1945


SPLASHES m omfl1 TTC Executive Officer Expect School


I a Here Be Part Of

ENTERTAINMENTMOVIE J t'fHl.VIl. : Peacetime Navy"One e

-. of the important factor
lIy l.allrt'n lurn.. Y3e In aviation supply was the SKV,"

SCHEDULE Th Victory Dance Friday night according to the Chief Bureau of
see the football season in full swing Aviation, who has strongly recommended
TOI),IY-MEN IN HER DIARY with Peggy Ryan. Louis Albnt-, with the triumph over Miami Saturday that the retention of this
ton and Jon Hall\; ARMY-NAVY SCREEN MAGAZINE; at 1730 and afternoon. Despite the ab war-time SKV rate shall continuein
19:JO, sence of racoon coats or the snap the peace-time Navy. cfiV\
KRIDXY AM SA Tt'IW.\,"-LOVE LETTERS with Jennifer py tinge of football weather the t Weaver Meadows, Lt.. SC Ofn- WJ
Jones and Joseph Cotten; NEWS; at 1730 and 19(0 I Navy turned out for the game, returning \ d, rer-in-Charge of the Aviation
hUM ,\Y-GIRL OF THE LIMBERLOST with Dorlnda Clifton with sunburned noses. Aft Storekeeper School was one of the
and Loren Tindall; at 1500 1730 and 1930 Kirk play-by-play description I originators of this type of special
MONDAY AM TtJtSn.n'-C'APTAIN: KIDD with Charles I lof the game we feel that she should ized training. The training was
sub for halfback. f course the started in Alameda in November
Laughton, Barbara Britton and Randolph Scott; COMMUNITY SING; ;
NEWS; at 1730 and 1930.WEDNESDAYSONG, home states' games also came into I 1943. The school l was transferred
OF THE PRAIRIES with June Storey and limelight- via radio and Bleekmanwore to Jacksonville in April 1914,
a downcast expresion after where it was able to expand ant
Ken Curtis at 1730 and 1930
. t' I news of Michigan's defeat in Sat 11'- develop. Lt. Meadows says that in
t urday's game. 1 the early days when the school wa
I And another group left for Great 1[ merely an idea on paper, Supply
Lillian Van Officers on carriers were contacted
Lakes last week, Ac
kooy Anna Schumaker Willie\ to get ideas as to what practical -
factors should be
included in
ta Robinson and Marie (i'Where i
b.d 4fi1't that shoe chit") Muiphy The lat The new' Kxemtlve: Officer I N the training. This Idea has persisted .
eat group to wear those gold dis- Commander Robert 1*. Heebe, and close contact has been
INN'! who toTe 'li1rn- maintained with ex-students who
.harge buttons on civilian clothes conies < &
are Scottie "Bunny" Fouinier and ('en from the I'ss Saratoga lie write suggesting improvements. ..)
Roma Eme'y.ote the happy served as navigator aboard the This has resulted In revising many
smiles "sara" from August 1043 until of the courses
1J August 191%. Commander The SKV School is one of two
i The new SpR)8( ) that recently Heel i Is graduate of thela'. .. schools In the U. S which still accept -
pecked in from Chicago -
are currently
of 1911 1 ill Annapolis and hawnerved USNR and USNI students.
l assigned to the Discharge as lust motor In "I' At The course, covered in six weeks,
I il i R Section. Alter doing recruiting trains personnel in the .
l N .\s, 1't'II'OII4'ola. light officer physical i I'
!I work in Houston Texas the new
classification cataloging -
for \ .
and was Chief InwtriHtor -
i .w, gals will help on the releasing of in tadhat.rohftU....., storage. preservation antistock
:Naval personnel. Their names--
control of
formation etc., at S.lIomi., aeronautical ma-
Frances Duck Lillian Seers Letha
teiial Refresher .
courses and training
from Mardi J 1941
Turnbull September
and Le-
Kellog Dorothy
on a specialized basis are held
Stroman. 194'. He also served as ('oniriiandhig -
ona Officer of a | Siiuulronon, for throne, holding the SKV rate to
I Frames Duck was already initiated on bclrd'n- until reportingto keep up with the frequent changesin
in the art of sailing with aviation material and the development
the' Hie
Saratoga (
Luther and Bleekman ( of swim- tpf new types and models
brought Mrs. lkelM and
1 ming fame)I. Rather a peaceful sail of aitciatt(
1i .h't'aruld.dllllght.r toJacksonville
i this time no upsets..-but watch The course may b with him.Pronlotions .
that gib. to eight weeks to include electronics .

)'here's nothing like a rugged -M according to the present plan.
game of golf on a Sunday morn Go To About 3.:p)00 men have been train
ing for the disposition after a few ed in this school At present Clen-
futile swings with a club and much shaw Kinnard, the son of Captain
turf to replace; or a few balls lost Half Klnnaid, former Supply Officer at
in the water. Ruth Herndon re- Hundred HereNearly NAS Jacksonville. is a student in
turns from the course trlumnhantly class S-6. Lt Meadows commentedon
after retrieving lost ball: Har- a half hundred enlisted!: the remarkable record made by
riet Leander (Lone Ranger) would personnel at NATTC last week received WAVES attending the school, and;
rather recount the fun on horseback advancements in ratings said he thought it splendid the war
itiiiir after discovering the hidden The group promoted Included: they adapted themselves to the

; : trails and streams of Florida I AOMlc to ACOM( AA ), John P. mechanical phases
And looking In on the busy little Smith; BM2c to BMU Arthur S. The Aviation Storekeeper
group of knitter in the :51 Nelson; Cox'n to BM2, Nathan School here at Jacksonville will
lin.Uan Loon MexUo CII,'-burn redhead ItKO find lounge one might think that it is A. Pond; SK to Cox'n. Ronald K. remain as one of the permanent
t __ I for the benefit of some worthy Heninger.; AMMHc: to AMMI2c, functions of NATe-i'aCen, according
SPECIAL EYMTSAboard cause Looking close and noting Robert C. Muir and Hvium M. to the latest information
the varied colors of the v | II 1 it is Smith. AE\12c to AEMlc. Raymond received I
mote like sweater or sock material G Corum, Jerome D. Lasher. '-*
Dreams of car tigans and slip- Joseph H. Schum and Robert E. Chief: "May r help you with
t'RIU\FOOTBALL GAME Turret School vs. ABMtAt School; over of the swt'aterWorld are Wilde; Sic to AEM5c: Milton T. that soup, Mac' '*"
on gridiron opposite Barracks 19: at 1615.i 1 slowly becoming a reality so Kiik Jennings and Howard C. Weber; S2c : "What do you mean, help
i TlJE.'iU\i'-FOOTBALL GAME. NATTC Bombers vs. Opponentto Redline. Bleekman Wimbrow, SKV3c to SKV2c RUhard N. Boe- me ? I don't need any help"
be announced; on gridiron opposite Barracks 19; at 1615 I Marybelle Knight and Oh. I've sen; Y3c to Y2. Phyllis L Mitchell Chief: Fiom the sounds you'M
WAVES Recreation and' Athletic Area: Archery equipment available dropped a stitch Towers eagerly Martha Capps and Blanche J. making I thought" you wanted A
for men and WAVES. I)I keep the needles flying Jackson: Mi ( YtoYJc) VirginiaJ. life pi eserver.

GOLF. STATION COLKs-K.: Daily from 1000 to 2000. Open to '-it Jones. Emily F. Tiedemann, ...Fulton Louis J. Janulis Lloyd R
all personnel. Clubs available at gear locker in NATTC Auditorium. I Two sailors lost then way. Said Polly Ann McDonald Catherine ].f. Keedv, Donald N. Kilde Thomas
GOLF INSTRUCTION for NATTC personnel by R. W. Reynolds, 'one. : "'" e must be in a I'emett'l'"'e's Cottrell Anna S. Schumaker and I..ablozzl, Morton A. McBiidge. Eugene -
SpA)2c( 1300 to 1530. (Special classes for WAVES by appointment;. a gravestone" The other Lillian VanAckooy: PHMIu toPHM21" W, McMillen. Edward J.
Sign up at Shack8IMMLNG I lit a match and replied: "Yeah I i Bernadine A. Hubert; SU :Mii/illa, George P. Sachs, Charles
I he lived to the old I to CMIc: Frederick C. Hodt
ripe of
: 'HII.Rt'cl'Mtional age 128
period for enlisted men their Schneider. John B. Sellers. Charles
guests wives, and WAVES from 1800 to 2100 at NATTC pool No 1. "What's his name? i The following. men advanced F. Stout Donald J, Tamlm, :Man-
Saturdays-Co-recreational period from OS30 to 1200; 1300 to 1700; "Some guy' named Miles from! from S2 to Sl> : Thomas L rice B. Wohmd, and Wallace E
1300 to 2100. Sunday-Co-recieational period from 1200 to 1700.; and Los Angeles, Brandt Hal C'lampett, Home L Wooding
1300 to 2100.il10STESS. -

:: HOUSE: open dally from 1530 to 2100. Saturdays and "Football Rally" Dance Staged In Auditorium I
Sundays from 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel and relatives .
and guests.

N.U'lO LIim\KY open dally from 0800 to 2100.
HOW IIM1 daily at Ships Service from 1200 to 2030.


GAME Tech High of Atlanta vs Robert i '
E Lee; at Municipal Stadium 2000.
I' KID.\\'- OOTBALL GAME. Miami Edison High v,. London, ar ,.
Municipal Stadium. 2000. Pi ei
">.\TUUI>,\* FOOTBALL GAME University of Florida Vlt. Umv )
of Mississippi;: at Municipal Stadium, 2000.
:-,\Y-FOOTBALL GAME[ Jacksonville Naval Ail Station
Fliers vs. Cherry Point (IN. C.I i Marines; at Municipal Stadium 2000
(Service men and families admitted free) 6 'r'9 x"x"t'

f UM>,\Y-Tnp to Silver Springs for all NATTC personnel and i r aN .
guests. Tickets $283 round trip. Bus leaves at 0830 from circle outside c
Main Gate. Leaves Silver! Springs at 1800. Special rates for
servicemen and women at Silver Springs _
'II 1 re y-
VCKSOJSVILLH; ::; la\ClltS-Buses; : leave at frequent intervals .,g- f tlF3t r twTt
from Union Bus Station, corner Bay and Hogan Streets Surf bathing > r
and other recreation at one of world's finest ocean beaches Bus > ,d def
fare 25c Ety. >
NAVY MOTHER'S: IIOsThss HOI'sK:, 101 East Church Street
I/-.O CENTERS at 122 West Fors>.th Street; above Blanding Bus ,
Station; Church and Newnan Street; 311 West Duval Street. USO 1l aI
WOMEN'S DIVISION at 43 West Monroe Street
CANOEING: FlSlllNG| AM IUV1IN J: Cedar River on San
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore three blocks J
Bus from last stop on : !r. .
I San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 50c; canoes-$1.00 per hour; motor r ;
boats-,$2.00 per hour five to eight people per boat.
HOIlsEHACK KIDIM.: M U..NOU.\ ST.\BUS.: San Juan Avenue -
and Lakeshore Blvd. $1.00 per hour for two hours; $1.:M per one .,c 1 Jt (
hour, groups of eight or ten-$1.00 for two hours HYDE PARK t -
_--- .
The cruiaer: 'j captain dreadingthe I CPO: "Our son certainly U t
message he knew would come clever. He must get his intelligence ki
from his cornrnand r-In-chief. was from me" I I
relieved if pu/zlad when it was Wife: "He certainly must I've II I
delivered It consisted of the one still got mine"

word, 'GoadFifteen ," *-* Football with all its' ('olorfulNlTlf ; <.ollegUte. atnw"Jhl'rl':1"- : '-emphasl/ed- i ;iyj.'jjalIljtht; In the !

minutes later the captain I I'MS! definition of Jitoaii: A Auditorium where all liuntl,s Mere Invited I. fart of the ('run d Is t>ln \\n lIall'lngall.1 college!' '
wti interrupted in his bath I rather unimportant( group| of .',*- |pennant, ran be urn on I the bulk "tcls. 1'nulling tin, N.l'l'Clr Raiders on the stage are goal posts 'I
T with a supplement reading "To dUe (Islands. ... ,i h At IIi. of
I completely| .1'- an cross .r. enter the> cross bar Is a football, \indicating I siuiessfitl kicking A anal'l.
E previous message please add the roiiiuletl liv II., Unit,! 5tatw,. That' hit of decoration was prophetic, fur tli" follow day John Young of Dm Naval .%ir Station liters
Wold, *(}...1 I I.' I Navy and Russia. 1t,1..t..1( liv+ points all.tuul'll.I'I'II'. 4, for n |varied record. of I this aft.-rnnonpae .


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27 September __
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I Auto Pilot School I SKV Students Learn About Airplanes Separatees Still

aTTCenetUs I Student At NATTC Moving From Here

"Shangri-La"'ben To Final CentersBy

I the end of this week 142 sep

wanted some "experience" bombing aratees will have moved from

ree Hirohito out of the Jape, in NATTC to separation centers for
of 1945 there was nothingto
April ,
discharge Lieut (jgl) :Mary Lou.
stop them.Frederick I
I C. Rich AEM 3c, who I|Van Aernam, assistant separations

I was board the Shangri-La, tells officer, said Monday.
M John KUhlMmrg, AKMiv: on
tier logging In over at the ::;t'P- the story Rich is now attendingthe 1' r DF'idJY7 Only those whose' transfer already -
,ion Center last week, Al Nathaegan Automatic Pilot School at the had been approved by
the necessary wait before Naval Air Technical Training Center Sixth Naval District Headqxiaiterrin

checking in. He stayed around for in Jacksonville, Florida. Charleston were moving from

a day or fo, but all of a sudden, 1 "It was a mite island in the here this week, as transfer stations cf all in
attached to shore
decided\ to run home for a while. Carolines," he began. After a men United States to
When he came back the following: minute he smiled; and said, "I can't the Continental halted for
tl.m" they told him his miniber hadteen even pronounce the name of it. separation centers was
30 -
called while he was away. At Anyway, the Jape held it, and right the week. 22 through Scpttmber.

this writing he was still waiting smack in the middle of it was & .
for it to be called again Cheater radar station tower and every It was necessary to suspend
W, Swlderski, first class Cook thing" temporarily, processing and transfer !-
with 60 points and over two yearsof i from stations in the United
for the Shangri-La
A fat plum
over-seas duty behind him derided I "We sent the State because of a large number
Rich on
to "sweat it out" in the line. goes loaded with those of eligible dischargees this wetk

After many long hours of waiting squadrons wicked incendiaries'up which containa who are reaching U. S. ports. Both
lit finally found himself with a ports and separation centers would
jelly-like substance They cameDack : .. the week
mere ten men between him and theattok \ -, have overflowed during
little while later, after they
Intervlew- a .. unless the temporary step wag
i where the boys are -
Island dropped
flew the ,
1 assigned to a unit or group. over '.. ... -,-",.,. .---. taken, it was explained.
them in' it's called. a couple. aviation storekeeper than just a ,
there's more to being a good --- err- -
Nothing fan be done until this procedure "There's still an island" there, ,, lot of paper 'work as any SKV hCllItm"'nt11I readily point out. A TOUGH RACKET
is complied with. You're in but nothing left on it. While attending the advanced school at Is'ATT they become personally .
H suet of state of suspended ani- Rich'a job as an aviation electrician's acquainted with all the parts which go Into airplanes. In I (Description of an editor's lot

jiiHtU! so to speak, between log- I mate on board the Shan- (combat that often means the diff rencei between getting neededparts credited to a schoolboy in Kansas.;and! )

h ping in and checking in. Switlerskl ;ri-La was 'trouble-shooting." I right now, and having a delay before necessary' repaint can I don't know into how the editors world, andI
to feel that he was getting extensive courses at the magazines
VI began somewhere _n only ten men and After for I be made __u ,- -- don't think God does,.for he ain'tgot
loA-a State College
then---his turn. He thought that he and at 87th and An- I nothing to say abodt there in
squared awayon CM training : 1945 Easter Aboard Carrier Wasn'tA the Bible: If an editor makes a
might be completely In business that :hony, Chicago for AEM, Rich was mistake folks say he ought to toe
the checking
day so that he could begin his qualified'Trouble for shooting the job. is a fixer' I Student Here hung mistake but, he if buries the doctor it and makes peoplecan't a

processing on the day following. job. Something's wrong in the elec- : Usual Sunday Says nothing because theycan't
(Such was not the case, however, rical maintenance of our aircraft. say !
Jor while these thoughts were going in in 194.R,. read Latin.
''It's be fixed usually a Easter Sunday
gotta' all
his mind, a big draftof I enough to know what it was When the editor makes a mis-
through and out Texas, Mrs.
hurr '. They give a yell At home in El Palo about.
150 men arrived and movedright take, there's a big lawsuit and
Jr.. was
up to the head of the line..- I go.That's how Rich describes his Charles her Martin three-year-old Stone daughter. As an aviation electrician's swearing and big fuss; but if the

und Swiderskl became the 169th I IJUan job. One moming, not long ago taking. Charlotte: and her 18-month mate. Stone was primarily concerned doctor makes one, there is a fu-
in the line. The next day he with electrical maintenanceof neral with flowers and perfect si-
the planes of the Shangri-La werein twins, Karen and Gene to church.
back "sweating it out" soma the planes or board the aircraft lence.A
was launch board the car-
deck position.The I Off Okinawa, on :
That's the only thing to do, carrierfighters, torpedo planes word a yaid
J1jUre. air officer yelled for the Bennington. was the absent doctor can use a
And don't blame the "Rep" Ct'ni i I ARM trouble. shooter. Holding up rier member of the family AviationCharles and bombers Stone liked best to long without him or anyone elsa

best to run all eligible personnel the sweep was one plane which had work on fighters.' knowing what it means, but if the

l>fMto run all eligible personnel developed generator trouble as it'' General Quarters for Stone and editor uses one, he has to spell it.

through the mill as rapidly as pos- warmed r Pr the other AEM's was in the electrical If the doctor goes to see anothert" ,
up. vY. :
ILk, It's a teriflc ;ob und retjuirts "I heard the yell and ran forward shop. There they'd wait.-- man's wife, he 'charges for the

time. ; to the deck launch spot" I wait for a "job" to come in wait visit, but if the editor goes, begets

Th party that Rose Shashy, or:! Rich explained. 'I hopped alongside for a raid to be over, wait for the a charge of buckshot. Any

the ATOM Advanced School, gave the cockpit, knowing only too Fez afl ra planes to come back. college can make doctors, but editors -

lit her home in Jacksonville last well the whole she-bang was being '..; 'The Japs never did too much are born

week was a howling success Is held up until I could get it fixed." damage to us, electrically," Stone --- *-Zi----- -

Weisenberger., who formerly I Forty motors runningthe air asserts "We had good men." We've heard a lot of guys pnj*

did secretarial work for the AEMAdvanced officers', pilot and everybodyelie's I Out of the fury of war Stone about getting a calling-down horn

School has been transferred eyes, on him Rich pet his recalls one amusing incident. It an officer But the way we *ee

to the Maintenance Department finger In the distribution panel, was m March off Okinawa. The it, the enlisted man is always theguy
Comdr. Walter L. Sharit, trying to cut the generator in. No at speed word "y
,, carrier, moving top who has the last f't',
head of Maintenance
the former
B- through the Pacific waters suddenly Sir."
week to the Sep-
transferred last The air officer wan motioningfeverishly lost speed. All night long
he underwent -----
firutlon Center where blasted -
'Get that thing
there was no apparent reason.
the routine necessary to become Overheard at the gate-"You
chance to flashlights
going There was no
civilian.\ Comdr. Sharit Is' tried tonic, Mac, you're getting
a -1 Rich recalls now that he but when daylight came, the need a
t> native of Jacksonville Lt. Raymond everything in the books to cut the answer was forthcoming.Stone to look like the picture on youi

A. Campbell has taken over I generator in. Finally, in a gesture relates "Bent around our I.D. card"
duties in the .._ _
the Commander's he J ? ---
defeat, pounded pj
admitting angry bow dead whale 60 feet
was a
Jennifer Jr.Electrician's .

Maintenance Department his fist on the box, a gesturevhie'h Stone, long. We'd speared him broadsideand An SP is nothing but a talentscout
Vance, secretary to the of embarrassment and for the brig.
Visual Aids Department, is spoke Mate 3c Charley carried him all night.
at being "on the spot.
now working for Lt. Schvab, phase annoyance knocked his fist hard Stone. '

cificer of AEM phase five Mrs. 'I against As he the box, he gave the officer !i' It wasn't what you'd call church t TICKLISH: ISl'SINESS I

Huby Bailey is being detached i a long look and then, as he music that Charley heard, on Easter __. ----".,.,
Pilot School Okinawa was rugged.Ilut
from' the Automatic Sunday r
wonderful noise.
to be with her husband who was lid so, there was cut a in. I I the Chaplain on board the rg
discharged from the serve The generator ,er cognizant of the
recently Giving the air offlct'rthe up- I Bennington, II III
J< t; The long planned flight thumb, Rich hopped down and skittered spirit and velfare! of his merf."nut ,
phase has finally been added to the in a word for the broadcasting
Automatic Pilot School. These twoweeks away.Rich returned recently from ten from the spotter planes to the :

of instruction, the final two in the Pacific. He wears Flagship, so that the public address -
weeks of the AP course, are set up months Theatre and Asiatic system would let us in on all i.

in hangar 115.:' formerly utilized for the American ribbons., I II the action.", k J

the same purpose by the Fire Control Pacific I That is how Charley Stone described f

School. The phase will teach I horses," I don't' the serious and quiet crew i
Automatic Pilot operation and 'Bing Crosby's the Bennington listening to the 4I
really mean it, though. 1 i of Y x
think they
maintenance to the students under broadcast of the Invasion of Oki-
actual flight conditions : Aside They're just trying to get your i ;
H. F, Roach will be nawa.
to Km Kessler..-"some of the boysHaying dander careful up in the future, about i 'We could just see them," Stone :

_are that your favorite pigskin checking very his coffee before drinking said in a Decent Interview; at NAT- I
the Michigan
aggregation TC, where he has been assigned
eleven has much in common with it. to the Automatic Pilot School for I ei4Li'

advanced study. I II Iv
I TURN IT OVER I Back on board ship, other things I ;is

coming up to detract from
_. broadcast Kamikazes "in a
the 7 4iJ 4iJI
what raids." seemed like all-day long i jI; 4

"There were Bogeys on the'I

screen all the time," Stone recalled ,
"Sine they shook the ship I :, f

but there was only one ,
up a
near miss 15 feet astern." 1' W 7is
The Kamikaze who hit astern 4'I,5

was already hit. Parts of his en- I

001'f I gine souvenirs were collected by the ('J'ew'for '

The Bennington also took partin I

the first Tokyo raid, along with
the famous ":58."

As a matter of fact," Stone supplies

f "it was the first Bennlng- .
ton raid.Ve+ expected a whole lot

i of trouble, ve were 38 miles from

ahort'ut, it seems! like we just
went in and bombed them, came a +

out and sailed awa)'."

\ That's how it seemed to the Ben
nington. How the Japs hit nobody 3
knows for, sure.Following .
: Tokyo, the Bennington
went on to Iwo Jima, then
=" some more of the same medicine
for Tokyo. i iI i Virginia Mayo, of PKO Pictures, Ie..Vs tidied pink ia this picture

Carol Stewart Columbia Broadcasting System vocalist ii a good I Although Stone was "out" only Maybe the it J
?pinup subject' because thin picture )10(>V' good any way. you l loon at it. for seven mt>rtfis( it I ;, was lung J I. J


1 '

I'age Twelve. NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION I 27 September 1945

rl How Participants Entertained Guests At Swim Pool Aquacade AEM IS WINNER



AEM Operations came out vie.
toriously last week when th
'NATTC world series" was eii

I maxed with the final game between -
AEM of the American

League and Barracks 13 of the
AEM League. The score in th"\
YiL last game of the "round robii!,.'
series" was 51.
The same battery who carried
AEM Operations through the 1945::
Softball season scoring seven wins
against a lone defeat carried the
heavy duty for the champs in their
final game. Big Sam Elliott was
in the box and A F. Jancek was
behind the plate. Van Eysden and
Simmons made up the battery for
: the losers.

Except for two Innings the two
teams went scoreless throughoutthe
game. AEM Operations got
r to Van Eysden: in the fourth, and
bunched hits to get their five runs
!I. In the second, Barracks 13 scored .
their one run of the game.

The champs played bangup ball
throughout the season, droppingone
game to the Marines, a highly
rated ten who got to play only
I four games during the season, A\
Barracks 13 at the end of the sea .'
I son was in top spot in their league
with seven, wins and there losses
chalked up on them.
Here's the loster of the championship
softball squad of 1945A
F. Janecek, AEMlc; O. O.
i Rajo'a, AEMlc: J. >I>I. Fairbanks
AEM2c; R. B. Stanton. AMM
H 3c, C. E. Hagan. AEMli; P. E
Miller, AEMlc; J, A. Cac.-amtsa:
AEM3c; S. Sipes, AEM2c; D. C

__ __ Gifford, AEMJc: J. C. Killough
T'Sgt.: A. W. McCoig, AEMDc:
i G. Root AEMlc; J. P. Devine
ire ACMM; B. J. Kolenda, AMMlc
D. H. Burn iam, AEMlc: and R J.
Elliott AEM2c.Football .


Ui To Get

Season Sendoff

Friday Afternoon

a NATTC own 1945 football season
will get under way with actual
play tomorrow with the first game
scheduled between the Turret
School and AI<:\IA) School teams
r Play will start at 1615 on the grid
...... iron Barracks 19.
dough''t: _______ With the withdrawal of the proposed -
6\ Naval Hospital team, only
three squads are included in the
NATTC intramural league. The
third team, the "Bombers," mad
j ; up of players from other schools:
pS pSThe : their tootball debut next Tuesday

... against team. either the Turret or AEM

Mentors of the Bombers sad
they have a good squad of players
who are "rarin" to go," and they
will have their first chance TUes-
day. The squad is being coached
by John Rymer, SplAtlc( ) airy
Tony Lamparelli, SpAlc.(
The teams opening what may bean
abbreviated season likewise are
boasting plenty of good material
I and as long as the season last
indoor swimming pool wax filled to capacity two since the pool openedIn NATTC personnel is assured ot

jnh1"umnter. Fart of the crowd can be seen upper left \\ it* spectacular: maneuvers twice-a-week football with plenty ,
of spark and action. Dave Fender.;
while colored lights played through the water. Lieut. Jack : \' } of Bruce Harlan, SpAlc.( ) Dou Berrett, SptAili\ .

SIIA)3c( ) as a diver and who Is widely known In his own ( a beautifully executed swan and Charlie Dedman, SpA)2c( ) are
dive. Left center Is little June Scarborough of Jacksonville backstroke exhibition: across coaching the Turret School Luke

the pool. Center, right, is the hu bert DunKer, used In The Water Mallet's "Navy Roosa, SpA)2c( ) Bob Reynolds.
SpA)2c( ) and S. D. Hayes, SpA3c ( >
GOOllnight"-tray the colorful finale to the performance both ", Duncan Richardson, probably : are coaching the AEM team
doesn't realize it, but lie's shaking hand!' with a board champion. Young ------ --WI -

Richardson Is the son of Lieut and Mrs.! Paul Kichardson. Personnel from NATTC, Marriages Now Won't

_NAS, and NAOTC part 'lpated In the aquacade and Its prl' Bring Those 10 Points
-------- -- --
"Dance for the Future"; Firm, Bud (SEA). Dependency benefits

Hospital ChatterContinued be held tomorrow .; newly wed noticed that her I under the point system for releaseof
will be girls and music-
was acting rather Naval personnel are fixed as of
from Page SevenA over for a good time.C :
on wedding night.
14 Aug. 1945, so a post-war mar-
Birthday Party was held on ; ; just sat around and looked out
A-l, also Tuesday, 18 Sept., by the o n g r atulations, ; wnidow. After several hours riage won't speed up your demobilization
Red Cross. Those patients havinga Eighteen members of ; '" window gazing, she asked or give you 10 point
birthday this month were the Nurse Corps were ; ; if he wasn't coming to bed. for dependency, the Navy Depart
honored guests, but all the patients month. They are: ; father told me that
ment has announced.A .
in the fun and enjoyed my
joined gan, Dorothy Lewis, ; night would be the most
the birthday cake and refresh- lick, Margaret Holloran, night of my life and I'll naval officer or enlisted man
ments that were served. Slater, Vera Wyckoff, who is
if I'm going to miss it," married to a girl in the
The Red Cross Program here at tie, Mary DeLoach, Jennie her. armed forces can count his wife as
the hospital has been expanded and Catherine Tinkham,
t -
: under
a dependent point
win, Alma Kfc ichel, system.
we are every day rioting more opportunities )
offered our patients liams, Mary Karekes, : : To seek another's ad-
t through their facilities. The Recreation son, Emily Wodniak, on a course already decided All inductees who are still classified
Hall is now open until 2100 way, and Zenobia USN-I and who have sufficient
--- ---
for up-patients who enjoy getting -
: : SAP points are to be discharged
Son-"What is college
away from the wards and recreation )
is carried on by Red Cross Dad-"My boy, they answering the phone: "I Inductees transferred to the regular
workers on the wards until the lege bred from the flour know. Call the weather bu- Navy and now serving current
same time. ,, and the dough of old age" ." enlistments will be required to
and --" '' -- was that?" asked' ihs wife.
The dances parties sponsored '"" serve out their period of enlist$
by our Red Cross are alwaysa Leaves are a combination poor sap wanting to
b'g' success BO don't forget the rowed time and borrowed if tin' coast! was clear." mentUT'1


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