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VOL. 3, No. 31 ., October, 1945

..., Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Command



Station History Shows A Speedy Principal Speaker I Ij 5th Birthday of NAS Monday

Conversion To Navy's Air Needs Y/ .V tel. Brings Congressmen, Admirals

fit Mitscher Will Lead Spectacular

NAS Jax Becomes One of World's
Parade and Deliver Main SpeechA

Largest In Space Of Five Years -

colorful, mammoth parade and an address by Vice Admiral +
--- -- -- Marc A. Mitscher, famed commander of Task Force 58, will highlight !

Editor's note: Station personnel the celebration of NAS Jackson Mle's fifth birthday Monday, an event
(o and visitors alike stare and wonder Surplus Property which will be attended by at least 10 members of the N/:al Affairs ,f.j.
at the magnitude of this naval air Committee of the House of Representatives and a number of high-
station on the banks of the St, Release SpeededVarious ranking Navy and Marine Corps officers.
Johns. How did it happen How I
i The of
contingent Congressmenwill
long did {it take Who is responsible I aspects of the Navy's MONDAY'S I
arrive at
noon Saturday. They
? What's {it for are some policy In regard to reconversionand I
"Naval will visit the Air Station where a
oK,: the disposition of surplus property I
: of questions asked most fre .
!duty sections, reception will be held in their
?, quently. With this issue, celebrating began to take shape last week with 3 at 1300 Monday honor at the Officers' Club laterin I
the statwn the announcement of a 13-man Re-
.v fifth birthday,
parade. the Admiral Mitscher and
day. (
... lAX AIR NEWS conversion Team to expedite set
undertakes to
I "Civilian personnel who de-I other Navy and Marine Corps flag
provide some of the ansuers. The tlement of Navy war contracts, sire to see the parade may take I officers are expected to arrive at .
'f' story and table beginning below, and a statement by Assistant Sec- y2 day annual leave or leave the airport Monday noon where :
together with the pictures on pages retary of the Navy II. Struve Hen- if desire.
I without pay they so they will be greeted by Mayor C.
r". t and be sel that the Navy has adopted a
3, will of interest to those "Absence will be charged to Frank Whitehead and Rear Admiral
f" who have stopped to wonder. new speeded-up procedure for the leave without pay for those who Ralph E. Davison. Chief of Naval
release of critical items urgently have anuual leave due.
no Air Operational Training Aft
.- From handful of needed for industrial reconversion
:. buildings "Employees with! annual
er lunching at the Admiral's
..A" that were once part of an Army I l I, and for the civilian economy. j __ .,...._ leave due may elect to have ab- ters, the party will make a quar-brief
t camp, NAS Jax has grown in five : The special team is visiting war HONORED GUEST tOF ANNIVERSARY sence charged to annual leaveor tour of the station and then return

..:.! t years to become one of the three I production centers from coast to CELEBRATIONwill to leave without pay as theyso to Jacksonville to participatein
tt'f largest naval air stations in the I Ii coast to confer with Navy field officials be Vice Admiral Marc A. desire. the parade.

-' world, with more than 700 build. and with contractors. One Mitscher, deputy chief of naval "Request for leave shall be Half Holiday
.,- ings covering more than 3000 of the principal objectives of the operations and former commander submitted in the usual way."
! : acres of land and occupied by more All hands, with the exception of ,
group is to urge contractors to file of famous Task Force :58. At
//'J than 30,000 workers. duty sections, will be given a half- /
termination settlement claims lead
:. ', The story really begins in 1939 1400 Admiral Mitscher will Officers Promoted holiday Monday to join in the celebration I
more promptly than has been done downtown
big parade through
when a Naval Affairs Committee and to view what prom.
after repeatedly surveying all pos since V-J Day.Assistant Jacksonville. At 2000 he will ises to be one of the biggest naval

sible sites on the eastern seaboard, Secretary Hensel's address assembled guests in the Praised by SecNavThe parades the country has ever seen. I
chose a stretch of pine woods and statement revealed that in the lat auditorium of the George Washington In addition to a company of Marines

sand fronting on the St Johns ter half of September more than 1I0tel.ANNIVERSARY. Navy is now in the processof from the Air Station's Marine ,

., River, and :formerly used as an 100 million dollars worth of critical undertaking one of its last large Barracks, a company of
I Army camp in World War I and Items have been cleared by TICKETS I WAVES from various NAS activities !
scale of officers
r later as a National Guard camp.A Navy bureaus and are being declared Tickets for'Ice Admiral promotion according three battalions of NATTC
to release
bill introduced into the State surplus for disposal to the Marc A. Mitscher's address at received a Navy this Department week. Approximately I enlisted men, and the Naval Air

Legislature authorized the Duval public. the George Washington Hotel 820 Commanders, 6100 I Station, NATTC, and Separation t
County Air Base Authority to purchase "The Navy's policy," he declared, Auditorium Monday evening are Lieutenant Commanders, 19,435 Center Bands, the parade will include ;
the land for the government "is to release I 22 floats, each with a theme
the maximum pos available to both officer and enlisted Lieutenants, 16,736 Lieutenants
I and was passed 18 May 1939. The sible exemplifying a mission of a unitor
amounts of materials which personnel and will be and
) 22,451
citizens of Duval County promptly (Junior grade I division. NAS, Cecil Field,
are in short supply and to make distributed by respective depart be for between
eligible promotion
, voted a bond issue for the more them available for civilian! marketsas ment heads. Only those applicants and the end of the Mayport, NATTC. and the Naval
f: than $1,000,000 purchasing fund. promptly as possible. In the who are sure of attend year. Hospital will all be red resented.

Commissioning case of unfabricated materials ance will be granted tickets because Big Paraue
In disclosing the promotion plan,
:;, Naval personnel and civilian such as sheet and strip metals and of the limited number Secretary of the Navy James i Jr- Leading the parade in six open
" ;." workers immediately began work uncut textiles we will declare as available for distribution. restal took occasion to pay tributeto cars will be Captain Anthony R.
small surplus the largest quantities Radio listeners can hear the Brady, officer of NAS
F. on a scale, and the station practicable all regular Navy and Reserve commanding
J'; was formally commissioned on 15: even though It may meana famed commander of TaskForce officers who pooled their talents and Parade Marshal, Admiral Da
, October 1910 under the command return to the market by the 58 over radio station I with good effect to win the war. vison, whose headquarters are at
I: of Captain (now Rear Admiral Navy in the not too distant future m-DQ from 2030 to 2100. NAS Jacksonville, and a host of
when, it Is Drawing from his wide experience "Of the 325,000 Navy officers Admiral Mit
Charles P. Mason, USN. hoped, shortages will I notables including
. The immediate primary purpose be eased." at sea and ashore, It is! taking part in this war, only 13- scher, now Deputy Chief of Naval
of the Naval
600 graduates
*- of the station was to train naval Hensel also pointed out that the expected \iJmlrall\lIts'her were I Operations for Air, Lt. Gen. RoyS.
.:; aviators, and by January 1911 the Navy will retain finished will present a talk full of inter II Academy, the SecNav Geiger, USMC, of Green Cove
products "The bulk of the
\ est and information to an audience stated'i
,1\ first training program had been which are not Springs, Rear Admiral Jules
perishable, which ficer in this war was
made of who corps
instituted. Cadets arrived at the not in short civilian up many I James, Commandant of the Sixth
are supply, and officers of
1 rate of 200 month, and had know him only by name and young many Naval District, Rear Admiral
; per
which if
1 thrown on the market flown a
had never been to sea or
reputation as a daring leader
previously received a three month would Charles A. Pownall, Chief of Naval
result in
glutting the mar- before the outbreak of this
the South Pacific i plane
period of primary ground training Continued on Page Three war __ I Air Training with headauarters at
before reporting here. They were ---- I'ensaCOlanear Admiral J. J.
--------- ----
' given a two week indoctrination "Jocko" Clark, Chief of Naval Air

I ; course before continuing training. Commending Then and Now Intermediate Training with head
The first two classes:
r were graduated quarters at Corpus Christ, Rear ;
as naval ;vlator in April. Admiral Felix Stump, Maj. Gen, I

G ., 1911. Field Harris, USMC, Rear Admiral
Operational 'iru.uinx Gilchrist B. Stockton of Jack

( ) As the training programs pro sonville, and Lt. Comdr. Everett

gressed, however, they gradually Eynon, Admiral Mitscher's aide. t'

changed over to operational train The Congressional Committee.
ing, and, in September 1912, the Including Representatives E. V.
last primary class arrived. Student Izac of California, E. L. Barnettof

Officers Headquarters, designed Alaska, L. Mendell Rivers of
to train commissioned pilots r South Carolina, S. Edward Herbertof
in operational flying, was set Louisiana, William A. Rowanof

up 7 August 1942. Ryan Trainers, Illinois, Jesus T. Piners of Puerto
Stearman, and other primary N Rico, William W. Blackney of

planes disappeared as, TBFs, Michigan, Emory Price of Florida,
F4Us, PBYs. r4F ." their and others will also be in the car
:, places. j .
I heading the parade.
During the period when primary ." Line of March
' and intermediate training were
given, 4346 cadets were graduated The long line of marchers will
g and 760,000 hours flown. In M r assemble at Broad and Forsyth
the operational program, more S r Streets, proceed east on Forsythto
than 5000 student officers had f Main, north on Main to Church

been graduated by the end of west on Church to Hogan, south F Son
3 1944, and 442,816 hours flown in a Hogan to Adams, and then weston
operational practice.In Adams to Broad where it will ;

all, more than 11,000 pilots : terminate. The reviewing stand
and 10,000 air crewmen received i hf" will be located in front of the

training at NAS Jax, with the ,' .. Windsor Hotel on Hogan Street,
station passing its millionth flight and the dignitaries will alight "

/ hour on 10 September 1944. ... from their cars at this point and
? the from the standas
Station Expand 6 > ...--- review parade
i All the time flight training was This station has had many changes of command since its! commissioning, but the record of it passes. The parade is scheduled

J under way, the station was expanding progress and growth has continued to go forward.) Pictured In center photo is first commanding officerof to start at 1500.
its physical plant. New NAS, Captain Charles P. Mason, (now a rear admiral) during.commissioning ceremony.1'ith him "rnbers of the Congressional ;
buildings were going up rapidly, U Wear Admiral John IL Towers (now a vice-admiral) who attended ceremony In official capacity as Committee will Journey to May*
and permanent facilities being in Chief of Bureau of Aeronautics. port Sunday and inspect the USS

stalled. The main Assembly & Repair Pictured to the left In Captain Anthony U. Brady, present commanding officer of NAS, and right Solomons, a baby flat-top, and re*
building was built in 1941, U Comdr. Paul E. Erorlck. present executive officer. The station has run full circle since the turn via a cruise up the St. Johns

as was the major Supply buildingContinued tenure of Captain Maaon. Then" the Job wa to convert to war from peace) and build, build, build. River to Jacksonville. On Monday

on Page Seven.O Now, the job is to slacken tension" reconvert to long-time peace operation, Insure the future. Continued On Page Sere


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A FIFTH CANDLE WILL BE ADDED TO NAS JACKSONVILLE'S BIRTHDAYCAKE Jacksonville turned out more than 10,000 of them to fight In every battle zone The ,
NEXT WEEK, marking five years of operation from peace to war and back I and combat pilots were the end product, the net result of all activity here. (iI) Many
J to peace again. These long, yet short, yearsell the story of the country's growing familiar landmarks Mill he carried away Indelibly Impressed In the minds of personnel
Mwarenev, of the war cloud gathering the horizon, the last minute scramble to prepare who habc>-c>n assigned at XAS Jacksonville/ Assembly< and Repair an Imposing
the mighty effort in the early days following Pearl Harbor when it was "too little, structure, will be one of them ((10)) The nerve center of the .station the hub of allactivity
too late," and the long hard elimb'til the day when America's/ overwhelming might I I is the Administration Building:, Here, too, 1 is the Admiral' 0fi't'8--.the Chiefof
finally brought all three Axis partner to their knee From out of a marshy, desolate t Naval Air Operational Training: ((11)) Operations| with UK modern control tower,
.I 1 stretch of land along: the St. Johns Hlver(/ !scurrying tractors, giant bulldozers, gaping U a familiar sight tojhousands Mho have taken off and landed at XAS Jacksonville'*
r .'runes and powt'rlulllrellgeH transformed the site Into one of the largest military air runways. The photographic laboratory U also located there (13)I ) The permanent
l-ancs In the entire world. Like mushrooms, hangars, buildings, barrack, and recreational arracks, built of concrete are the ultimate In enlisted men's quarters. They were
facilities sprang up on the once bare ground to become a living, breathing, pulsing designed for Florida's seml-tropicMl/ climate with plenty of window*, and are hurricane!
city-turning out crack pilots and crewmen who contributed a major share In the proof as Mell.Opposite.
I ,kt ry which Is America's. Here. In pictures, Is that story. ((1)I ) These Ryan trainers !' page: The grim business of Mar had its lighter moments at XAS Jacksonville
were among; the first to take off from the new station's runways far cry from the am most Mill remember. ((13)) Mail haw always been a high spot of the day\ ,
fast, powerful Corsair. and Hellcats which skim along overhead now. In those days but Christina: mail was especially welcome Kvery; year, mail department men work
primary training wa given here', and the station was filled mostly with cadets- ((2) night and lay to handle the tr"'IdoU8.hlll1t' of holiday mail so that all hand Mill
f Unconditional surrender! wasn't achieved by fighting alone. There were countless other receive those Christina present and cards on (mw. ((14)) Outstanding entertainment
things like production, bond buying, ship construction, rationing, and unity at home event In the station' history! Ma the day-long visit of Boh Hope and his I troupe, complete -
*> which made it possible.' NAS Jacksonville employees were loyal bond buyer throughout with Jerry Colonna Frances tangford, and Vera Vague. Hope wa awarded.
the war-the station always near the top among naval establishments.! ((3)) Another aircrew., wings during the first. mass award of the wing on the station That night he
home front activity that meant life for thousands of fighting men who otherwise I broadcast his radio show before an all-WAVE/ audience, followed It up with a one
r might have died was blood donations. Men Rationed at XAS! gave blood even though hour show for all hand at .Mason Field. ( Iff) Jam sessions with plenty of hot swing .
1 they were already doing their share In the ranks of the U. S. Na,','. ((4)) Every sacrifice I I were popular; movies drew the biggest! crowd ((16)) All Jokes to the contrary notwithstanding
wa worth the victory that came at lad when the Japs threw in the sponge, and the l'a'how' has been good and plentiful. On such holidays as Thanksgiving ,
smile and broad grins on the faces of these NAS men the night the surrender waft It wa fit for a klog-oops-a queen. ( I j'e) had our mascots, too. It's
announced seem to prove it. ((5):I) The naval career of enlisted men may not have FCBAR, the duck, now, but for years Ching reigned supreme. ((18)) A long list of
followed/ the same pattern, but they all began the same way-looking on with horror screen and entertainment world greats! visited the Xaval Hospital to cheer up itoe
Y 1111 a medical corpsman,. In a hoot camp prepared a diabolical looking Instrument, IH'P"'arly shut-in, among them Jose Iturbl, shown here at the piano. ((19) In sharp contrast to
known as a hypodermic needle, for those never-to-be-forgotten first shots. ((8)) I the slow Ryan trainers known In the upper left (page 2)), are these fleet Corsairs used
Tor many, the next step was training-like the radio class shown in this photo. ((7)) In ftghter: operational training here ((20) Sports have been gives a big play all year
r' Physical' conditioning: had its place too. Some of it was directly tied In with problem j round. The station baseball team provided many a thrill. ((21)) Every fall Iff football,
that might arise at sea, like the abandon ship drill and survival training. ((8) The and thin year the Filers are undefeated K. 'ar All In nil, life her at NAB Jacksonville
man behind the gun-the alrcrt'"man-dld a bang-up job throughout I the war. NAS hasn't been half bad!



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Army Face Certain Warrant, I Active Post-War USNR j Safety Measures Married \Waves To 1

'",, Task Of Return Officer Personnel : 'Planned, Says SecNav Saved Many ShipsNewSurveyShows Be Separated Now I

Plans for an active post-war
Of Four Million To Be Released I Naval Reserve have been announced :

.... by Secretary of the '
In 'order to meet its promised Certain personnel holding temporary I Navy James Forrestal Construction of strong, water- Thru Own Request /

personnel goal of 200,000 by 1 appointment as! warrant i Complete details ate not yet tight compartments and more ex- \

;CJ} September 1946, the Navy faces officers are now eligible for release available, since the necessary : tensive building of underwater pro- Married WAVES who have" '
the task of bringing home approxi- :' I( legislation is still pending, but served in the :Navy:' at least: one
to recent Navy': tective systems saved many of our
mately 1.800,000 men from the Pacific according a the SecNav states that it is year may now be separated front
\ ', In addition the Army will announcement. The provisions affect i i I planned to keep all officers and ships from sinking after suffering the service at their own request

be bringing back 1,600,000, makinga enlisted men of the following, i men abreast of the newest developments i battle damage that in previous regardless. of the date of marriage,

grand total of 3,400,000 passages, categories who ate now holding In their particular I years would have proved fatal, according according to Women Reserve I

'., Navy ships will bring more than commissions, Regular Navq special fields of service It is to recent Navy survey of Circular Letter 9-45 dated 1 <><:.
half of this number home More re'l expected that a certain number tober 1945 The marriage may Ns
tired, Fleet Reserve of Regular personnel will be paid for war damage. to either
than Jt><) vessels, capable of taking lof a serviceman or a civilian.
aboard 500,000 men at one time, I Navy, Regular Navy now servjng' I participating in drill and thatan : More water-tight compartm..nts,1' A WAVE wishing to be sep

will serve in the home-coming fleet. under expired enlistments! and: annual training cruise or I II more improved closure devices extended I arated under this policy should direst "
Assault' transports will tarry the I similar active duty will be offered : a letter to the Commanding
Regular Navy eligible for transfer I II water tight bulkheads and _
heaviest loads, bringing about 800- ]I Officer stating her eligibility. If .
to Fleet Reserve prior to 15 August ,I A complete !summary of the improvements in doors, and hatches Navy:
00). Fleet units other than escort: I have not been
carriers will load on 900,000, and 194: I I plan will be printed in the JAX gave each ship the highest possible changed to her married name, n.
the small carriers will take 100,000, There are approximately 31: ,000temporary AIR NEWS: as soon as it is received security for damage control phostatic copy of the marriage

"i It is expected that 75000, will return warrant and commissioned __ -I JI J Each ship was fitted with the ultimate -|I license is required.
via hospital ship, 100000 by This new provision Is In addition I
W' officers in the
Regular which it could
(' air, and a few thousand, In landing A Reminder For You I protection to other discharge procedures and
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Navy It in estimated
craft that these : stand within its size and weight current demobilization policies,
January, 1948 is expected to be I provisions will affect approximately This issue' of JAX AIRJEWS::' ,, limits, The physical arrangement :-- ;

.. the (pak month, with an estimated half of this total celebrates the fifth anniversary of these protective devices was
4'tfJIoo: ) coming homeINSURANCE Those in the USN Retired cate- of NAS, Jax It's a souvenir edi-' 'based on analysis of damaged Surplus Property i
.: a..i I gory may be released regardless : tion and the staff has attemptedto ships which had survived battled ('ontlll".1 from l'ae Oii
of point scores, rank or rate, and include the pictures, facts, an wounds, | ket '
it NOTE will be retired in their permanent dates that you'll want to send The newest battleships and car-
To keep National Service Life enlisted! status | home to the folk.and that you'1want 1 II.!I 1 riers have nearly 1000 water-tight Earlier Hensel told the House
in force afterleaving Those eligible for transfer to ti> put into your own collection 1 compartments and destroyers car- =Naval Affairs Committee that thy
Insurance polities
the service, veterans must the Fleet Reserve may request the of oils, and en,Is collected I ry about 100, These damage con- Navy Department prefers to hav,
tl" mail premium payments within 31 termination of their temporary appointments during World War II. I trol devices allowed severely battered I Navy owned or sponsored, indiM
days of the last payroll deduction and transfer to inactive You remember your life in th i ships to reach base successfully trial plants soil or leased to manu?

:,-. directly to the Collections Subdivision : duty in the Fleet .Reserve Navy now, but when you're an old I ,' often with incredible damage I I facturers producing the same o
Veterans" Administration Persons in the other two ('atego-I gaffer or gaffette, you'll need a For example the cruiser New I similar items for the civilian eeoni. #
Washington, 23. D C, by check or rles must have the critical point little documentary evidence to sup" Orleans steamed thousands of omy because "they will be available
money order payable to the Treasurer : !scores required for other officers, port those lies to your grandchildren miles under her own power with I In any future emergency as
of the U. S. The policy, in addition Certain of the specialist( classifications !' when they ask childish questions 150 feet of her bow missing, and, ;going concern,' comprising th mint be converted from a'' are considered necessaryto I like: 'But, Pappy, if you die I back into port at ten knots after I'' land .buildings, equipment, skill \4
term policy before the expirationof the Navy and are n' eligible all that what did the rest of th t being hit by two torpedoes which fnolnp.JWer, and industrial 'kn .
the term for release at this time. Navy do "! 'sliced off one third! of her hull. how: "


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.: HERE SUE: is 'THE: GAL WE FOUGHT roi t -' :::;..4aTtii ?

un H} f\l illJ, S- $ f.i

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K '\ Office of Public Editorial Information Office Room $31 Mews ONlVlcills fDO'tStatioh .:

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, I.I. (',,,,..Ir. James F. Xll.r, I'SNK. K.l.L.r: I ..c/d: : ( uV' .,....
, The JAX Alit NL\VS: l Ie publlmied vvteki.v at the U. S. --I II
\ Natal! Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida by the Office 01 (1IAI'I.AIN' tASGI.YN ,")
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w }bbllcvlnformallon at no expense to the goveinment and I Icompliance II't '
I Ccplti ale with dIMittmted Secnav Circular tree of Letter chat ga 43-52 at the i. :*Naval May 194 Alit I \\::> ought, always to remember! a paradox:

Station, the Naval Air Technical I Training Center, In:. i ,, s ycfe1eAIi\ vhen we are talking about virtue. There I is
t Headquarter ot the Naval Air Operational Training Con .
rrand Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove SpilniMNaval no virtue of any kind unless one feels tempta.
: i Auxiliary\ Air Station: Cecil, Field, the Naval Al ; 'tion virtue in bravery unless one is tempted
. Gunner School the U. S. Nepal HCI pllloi. the Naval Aux no -
' tUtiry Air Station Municipal No. 1, and the Navel Auxlllai) to run away, no virtue in truth unless one
Air SUllun. Ma>poil-' _i I feels the inclination to lie. Virtue is never
I Hear Admiral Ralph E. lJa'son.' L'SN ,
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training an absence, always a
;i The virtue of Purity can never be definedin

I Captain Commanding Anthony \R.: Officer Brady, L'SN material terms, do this and don't do that,

Jacksonville Naval' Air Station 1 because purity is more than innocence or ig-

:, t Captain Joseph B. L'n.'h. &USNR: i I norance or frigidity, just as courage is more
: Air Commanding Technical Training 0tiicerNaval Center than insensitiveness to fear.
. I The same thing i is true of the man who
Captain John J. O Malley (MC). L'SN
t Commanding: OfficerU. i I would be impure but fails l to reach his objective
S. Naval I Hospital : he is just as guilty as the would-be
reI1,1,8111I or concepts have a* perfect a symbol aw UK gal who
Colonel Martin j. iseliener.Officer USMC (Ret.) Manila 1 in New York Harbor and lights the way home. "The CiotldeMg i murderer whose pistol misses fire. And the
Mailne !bairacka of Uberly" looks the way liberty should look, landingthere! on her man; who is simply afraid of disease. "Be a
IHtlental with her torch held high. During the past live year lih..'"*, Smart Sailor," the poster says, "Avoid Venereal
Commander Euwuca t. Dolecek, USN Matched millions go out, and now the can ivaU-li millions come back. "
Commanding Officer : I Disease. The man who refrains from
Naval Air Uunneif' School It wag to i>rolect her that thousand laid down their lives on two, 0
Okinawa, Normandy. sexual acts simply because he might catch

\ Commander Commanding Frank 1.Officer Coibln, USN -------- .- -- -- --- .- - something may be smart, but he is not pure.
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. green Cove Spring! .' j But if purity is not all those things! it
r Commander How-aid E. Bum USN The Right To Work seems that the real meaning of purity must

Naval Auxiliary Commanding All Station.Officer Cecil Field The outbreak of strikes in the automobile industrv aw d I be something like thia victory over disorderly -
j affection, inspired by a higher affection -
\ Commander Salem A, Van Every, Jr., USN ,
Commanding Officer consumer a Higher! Ix>ve. A man will be pure in
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Municipal No. 1 I
I so far as his affections are consecrated ; to
Commander Commanding John B. Officer Huhn USNK mestic problems. To the extent that present strikes turn our' his wife, to that pure girl back: home to his

Naval Auxiliary Air Station. t.laypol't attention back to economic problems and dislocations that mother, to our I.ord This consecration of

, Lieut Col. William' r. Ev'Mn.. USMC (Ret.) remain unchanged since pre-war days, they serve a useful the affections is the highest motive for pur-

Marine Commanding Aviation Detachment Officer purpose. Perhaps the brand of shock treatment provided ball \' ity, and the only thoroughly Christian one.
,. I Our Lord did not ask us to keep His commandments -
The JAX AIM NE\\S receive Camp Newspaper/ Service strikes will remind us that the war is ove'r and won and
end Shlp'n Editorial: Association material. Kepubllcallonof because: they were commandments
credited matter prohibited permission l of CNS. that the time has come to face the factors that will influence but because of consecration to
War Deptutment. :'J05 E 42nd St.. N.Y.C.. or SEA, Washington : our
:25, D. C. Republication of any other matter, our present and future welfare. Him : "If you lovele, keep my command

I except permission by of service Editor publication JAX AIR,N I IA::\\prohibited 8. without To the jobless jnan, the most important single thing it 1 ments"-the moral conclusion: follows almost

-- the world is a job, just as to the sick man, the most important as an afterthought, as a corollary of our love : '.

Fifth Birthday I single thing in the world is health. The returning war "Keep my commandments." .
Sometimes a boy will ask you bluntly, '
veteran and the war-worker hold this anti
Next Monday's celebration of the fifth common feeling, \ "What can 1 do and what can't I do ?" There
j anniversary of the commissioning of this :, each believes that }he is entitled to a job and the right to""i! is no answer to that question, and the one

} station will be an occasion of justifiable work. i who asks it either does not know, or wilfullywill .

-: pride and self-congratulation by all who The veteran puts it this way: "I've risked my life, left not understand, the whole meaning of

made the achievement possible. Like all my home and job, endured plenty, and now, by gosh, 1 should Christian purity. What can he do? lie can

' steps in the conversion of this nation from have first crack at whatever jobs are available."* love Christ, and do what is right
i : to war when war seemed imminent,
peace II
: the establishment of a great air center on The u--worker, on the same subject : "They didn't ask' -

\ the banks of the St. Johns was: a result ofr me to get into uniform! because there was need for me on the

work and planning by many people. In its home-front and because I have a large family to support.

conception and in its operation, NAS, Jacksonville bo I didn't have to leave home. But if there aren't enough
) is the product of many minds and
to around can't convince
jobs that
go you me my family
many hands, and the completed work is evi- should be the first to go on relief. After all, I'm a. skilled "' !.mires for ..niUy, 1r.-,......, II, IM.JrolmUnt
that in this countrycan C'It..1|
dence enough people worker and I've had experience: ;at what I'm doing. ))rni: Hn.v "rjmmunion "hapum f \\ Andreas
work effectively together when the occasion ')\\11: ?'JS.f\ ; *" ice '"'"'V""" H. 1.. 13no.-h
demands it. I Each viewpoint is justifiable and sound, of course. Its WW NAl rr l(. wnt' ,'hl!plIO In K W Andrew jii eachI'itiv. -

Thousands upon thousands of pilots and agreed in this country that the man who is fit to work and; : ) ?'"K...un2livSt'h". <{' fur <:hlljr.*'< 'In the Small i'hajl.
X air-crewmen have received the combat training who is willing to work has a right to work. But if there aren'tenough 1041) Mot fling\; 11'\Vor''' Hospital h'P-' Chaplain:Seivlce.; U. U Butx-h preaching.

4' here that they relied upon in the air over jobs to go around, this philosophy won't prevent conflict 19111)- Poi seiilce' ter Men C'hrlMI"a League H. A.

Italy, Germany, the South Pacific. Thousands between ten million veterans and ten million warworkers. -

upon thousands of planes have landed No individual has a specific claim on a specific type of Catbeile oo3U-\ldas.('hapeli': Stuatis H..4 ..... HrrieOghan& Au....,

i1 here and been repaired here. The magnitude job, and the right to work is not much more than a happy i OS.W-Mas*.
of every nction i is.staggering, and it is lit- phrase unless there are sufficient economic opportunities for 09JO-MII"H IIW-Mau: y t
everybody who is qualified to work. 17IJO.-MannCkn.lU.j.ri
that this station has taken partin
erally ,. ullt'tl M.i. It.... .... ,
: 1lirrsi.ghar.
every theatre of war, hammering home To bring about a condition where there are: enough jobsto ; 7.
the blows just as directly and with as much go around required careful government planning and intel- latter\ Bi'tmi.Jh.'i"Small! chapel Small ".""', crier *' Mv.tis' ..*
effect as the Yorktown the Saratoga, the ligent government regulation: of private 'employment and 190)I-/.lulll..1 l
meellnj ( .
Enterprise, the Essex. The war job assignedto public employment. Irresponsible strikes and lack of industrial Jewish' Ilehsiu.s vertices Wednesday..d Frll.wahip) '. H..,.,
Jax has been done, and it has been well discipline during the first post-war period of adjustment k'iaday Mainslde. 11111--mall, Chapel: lu.lln and II1ln&h.nlo, '.

to peace are problems for the government to handle Tuesday Tuesday: ,, 1a3U:. .1'f ()-<"haJ ldln.' OUke, N" TTC.
done.The towering, acorn-shaped oak tree through an agency similar to the discontinued War Labor .AGS. 170u 1SiU!" 011 Ice, Yellow Water,

which stands at the side of Austin }Road, not Board. Threat to true collective bargaining, threats to the First rice'1'huisddv, NAM of Green each Co"month. I.UO-IH.'iO' Chaplaln'i OiS -

far from the river, has shaded many a historical employer's right to operate his own business efficiently, .,WNAA'! i each Springs onlh', Iw-1fio0, Reading to '
; *.
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meeting, according to the tablet at threats to production must be eliminated.But Third Thunday( of each month 150(-]6-lO, Chapel I Jai
its base, but it seems unlikely that it has the problem of unemployment is too intricate anti I NoteNo: KM vice In P135' 'H.nlar Area)
ever shaded more significant activity than be solved .
complex to by government regulation alone ; its -- ..
that occurring during the past five years of solution world economic health
depends upon interior and
NAS operation 'exterior conditions in each (country and, most of all. it depends The Book Shelf --l
( The period extending from > October1MO on the attitude of the people them=elves If conflicting -
to 15; October HIt) :; will be marked in such and TIle station library i is constantly receiving ;
groups as employers employees, veterans and war-
red by all future historians and they may workers, farmers and industrialists can realize that their shipments of new books, and last week's"

\ / decide that it was during this time that hu- individual welfare i is measured by public welfare and that collection offers many titles in the entertainment -
r-: mHlihfinallv worked all the bad blood out and sports fields.
they all have the same stake in making the machinery,
$rY: of its system and settled down to civilized smoothly, a large part of the economic waste resulting from A partial listing of the new volumes include -
1 living. Whatever the verdict, it's sure that clashes between groups will be eliminated and will carrymost "Fun with Cards" by Adams ; "Scienceof

NAS Jax, helped to insure that the righjt : of the unemployment problem with it. I Coaching" by Bee; "Track and Field" by
side i won. Conger; :"Bowling": by Falcaro; "Boxing" by
wealth :
I So long as a country's is based upon real values Haislet
; "Art of Social
--- Dancing" by Hostet-
such as coal in the ground wheat in the fields, forests on
To The Editor I the mountains, factories in the cities' the country stands on oy Hekhart{ ; ; by Phillips ; "Archery""F1v
? ; Casting" by Kobinxon:
I ;
i a firm foundation. It's sound underneath as well as upon the .Kitle -

"One of the }hardest-} fought battles in I surface, and temporary economic dislocations can he wiped ketball Officiating"Marksmanship"by, Tobey by Stephens; "Physical; "Bas-Conditioning" -
when the method has been found
legislative history is now being held over the away proper I by Stafford ; "Table Tennis" by 0
problem of post-war compulsory military This country has the coal, the wheat, the forests, the Purvis and "Touch Football" by C.rombeck.

training for American youth. Powerful or- factories, and it's up to all of us to believe'in them during the I These titles are in addition to new fiction

t 'Vilni ation and factions are drawn up on difficult period of adjustment that lies ahead. and technical volumes. If you are interestedin

each side of the question and are exerting ; It is possible here, to have full employment without a particular sport not )listed j alove, the

their influence on senators and representative confiscating wealth or the means for producing wealth. Private i librarians on duty will be glad to help you 1 It.-

who must decide the momentous issue initiative can be saved. With full production, Jiving I, cate material l on it, If > haven't visited the

In fact, everyone seems to have a hand in standards of everybody can be raised. And the conflicts library lately, now is a good time to take a

the debate except those who really have the between economic groups win be cut down by eliminating' cruise round.. There's H wide variety of subjects

most to do with it-the youth of America. (causes of the conflicts rather than the outward signs, <>f available to take up some of your flew

Patuxent Tf1tttr. 7 them bPi indicated by the preeent'etrikes. |I I pMt tirnq.

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1945 JAX AIR NEWS Five

j I lacking Two Points,

'I Unassigned Officers MAINSIDE

J Can Now Bo Released 'I .

BuPers will now consider the release -

VELt. of certain officers who are SALTY HUMOR FROM WELFARE
Spy within two points of the critical

1 score providing no suitable! billetis HERE AND THERE

available, the Navy Departmenthas

announced. However, officers Vote Too I
They'll :Want to ,
are not to apply for such releases An ingenious planter In Alabama jNTS1MOVIES
since BuPers will initiate the move, I bought 10 monkeys from a

Jean AndersonFor I' not individuals. I bankrupt circus and taught them

the past J4 or no issues of It Is considered Impractical to I to pick cotton.. They learned rapidly ... ,

the Air News, this column has \ re-assign officers for a period of I .-. so rapidly, in fact, that a '.
four months or less to billets re- neighbor, watching in amazement,
been whacked out of a writin con- quiring extensive study! and prep- i cautioned the planter, "Better not I MAINSIDE

traption right in the Air News of aration when the subject officersare let them monkeys get any more THURSDAY

fice. 'Twas really quite a deal, try about to be released on the expert. Fust thing you know, I
them Yankees'! free "em. "OUTLAWS OF THE ROCKIES" a rip-roaring western wit
ing to get the contraption to give point scores. Less than 1,500 offi- danged :
cers will be affected by this policy, I Charles Starrett and Tex: Harding, Mason Field 1930.
out with a new and lengthy idea
and most of them are highly specialized -I He Must Be Tired
FR i1)A Y
every week: Sometimes it came older men now available I A country bumpkin watched his
bouncing, down in a nice flow just because their war duty billets are cousin breathing his last, and suddenly i "SHADY LADY." A Kentucky "colonel" -_card sharp by profession :

like Florida rain, but most of the I being cut down or abolished. I darted from the room. He _finds himself mixed up with the law again, when hill niece, a

time the column came along as It Is felt that many of these officers came back carrying a heavy din- I singer, falls In love with the deputy ,state', attorney. The "colonel"

can profitably be assignedto ing-room chair. decides to leave town to protect the but of
girl'i ,
easily and peacefully as a mess happiness a case
"What's that for? asked a t
billets such Demobilization
hall sausage under a slippery fork. I temporary Centers., where as their- I kinsman blackmailing causes his return which brings about a surprise ending,

Sometimes< the editor got the pleas- general Navy experience will be "That," said the bumpkin, "is i Charles Coburn, Ginny Simms and Robert Paige head a swell cast

ant shock of having it on his desk of value. Those who are unas- I for Rigor Mortis to set in" I, Mason Field" 1930.

before the deadline, but usuallythe signed will be brought to the at- i
tention of BuPers through normal 'A Dry Story ,
keys were ctlll smoking as the I administrative channels I A sailor traveling through the WEEK-END AT THE WALDORF" A story bases on the

deadline whizzed by I The policy does not apply to enlisted Texas Panhandle en route to a premise that anything can happen during a week-end at the famous
new assignment got into a conversation -
Part of the trick wall trying to men. Many enlisted men I Waldorf and Is concerned with two love affairs in particular. Thay
I with an old settler and his
put down in a clearly understandable -
style the ideas and thoughtsof can be profitably employed for I son at the railroad station. I I are between Ginger Rogers and Walter Pidgeon and Lana Turner and
short and their critical
an awful lot of people on an periods, lower "Looks as if we might have Van Johnson, Enough said :Mason field 1930. | |
awful lot of subjects. After all. point stores are some rain," remarked the sailor."I I
----- ---- the native. MONDAY j'j'I
chief idea of a Wave column is to I' hope so, replied
put into print the printable thingsthe Station Snapshots "Not so much fj>r myself as for I "THAT NIGHT WITIJ YOU" A swell comedy aboutp girl I with :
6 The Waves spray didn't are thinking often include and doing the ''I j It Isn't every day that the stage the boy here. I've seen rain, singing-star aspirations and her difficulties trying to break into show

is set as neatly for the big act as I business Susanna Foster and Franchot Tone are starred Mason Field
salt of too much griping on accoun- All Thin And Money Too
it was last Saturday afternoon, I 1930.
ta there'was no use publicizing
1 Brown was inducted and sent toa
along about 1700. The rain came
something we couldn't do anything camp that boasted a WAC coni j TUESDAY ANI WEDNESDAY
I down gently. The football crowd
about. Once we yelped about theWaves' i After his ba- .
Store hours and had begun to return. Then suddenly tingent. completing "HOUSE ON 92ND STREET. A thrilling story of Nazi espionage
Ship's thereafter the dread cry "FIRE!I" rang sic h e was given a job as janitor and the FBI's fight against them. Lloyd Nolan, June Lockhartand
shortly they'were in a WAC barracks :Months went
through the gate area. I William Eythe head the cast.STUDENT.
changed. We dunno if the column by and one day he was summoned
caused the change or not, but it Where Is it? What is it? Excitement f I to the finance office. I

looks doggoned auspicious Any- reigned until the fire-lad "Brown," said the officer in. OFFICERS

how, crusaders are usually pretty dies showed, and extinguished the charge, "Where have you been for THURSDAY, FRIDAY
dull people, and that we tried to blaze. I the last four months? You haven't
avoid but nobody can bat a What was it? ? ? The fire alarm drawn your pay in five months." I "ABBOTT AND COSTELLO IN HOLLYWOOD, 193TURI <>. ,

1000 all the time, not even Win- I box at the yard office had developed "What," said the soldier, "you S.\ )AY I

chell or can he ? (You won'tknow a short circuit or something, : mean I get paid too*" I II No Show.. '
unless somebody sends you and it's rumored that the fire de- ,
newspapers from home!) partment collective faces were as I Cause! For Cutting SUNDAY
"SHADY LADY Simms, Robert Paige 1930.
Ginny ,
Now, of course, practically all I red as the coat of paint on the Rastus: "We catcheJ one of d! :
the Waves are thinking and talking box itself. I boys wid loaded dice. l\IOND.\Y.1'UESO.U- t
----- --- -------, I
about : whendo !------ Samba "You should have ostra- I
only one : Lang
"WEEK-END AT THE WALDORF Ginger Rogers: Tur.
I go home? That kinda limits I WAVES' Welfare I IProgram' cized him" ner and Van Johl % m. 1930.
the genuine subjects one might use I Rastus: "Dat's what I wantedto _

for future columns I should I I do, but I didn't hab my razor WEDNESDAY;

knew, for I stretched it out as far Week .( Ort 11I1Thursday1600Ilambarger wid me" "THAT NIGHT WITH YOU." Susanna Foster and Franchot Tjne.
as it would go without snapping I fry- I
' back in face like Naves rirnic Area Guests !.- ;i Yes We ThlnkN'lMost ;; 1930. :
right my pre ..
sited (For brief description see Mainside Program).
' war rubber. But when you talk to ,' people can drink beer t justas ::1
Saturday 2030-Mainside< : U nceMalnaiil -
a hundred of the gals in a week, I' Auditorium. I I well sitting down as they can OTHER EVENTS 1
i say, and keep getting the same u..d.-1301l--Jp| ('Inrf'rt'uuI standing up. But few people can ,
questions and the same remarks Rltlf. tit, All Beeth.ven stand up as well after they have BOXINGFor
j\ over and over, gradually you catch I program. nests Invited I been drinking sitting down IlS they
on that they aren't interested in I)! M.nJ. .y-1900-M s v I r-"Till Welucre can sit after drinking standing Information regarding workouts call Lt. Rubmo, Extension
the old I I Again" with Hay MilUod j I 593 or report to Mainside Mat after 1500
anything any more except and liar bar* Briltoo-M avp Gal-lly
refrain of going home. Since I'm I I -(iirnU lsvited-refreshments. | Silly Isn't It CJU W'S DANCE
about to hit that glory road myself TdM l.y-1730-=sport tiight-bar. When the flood was over and
There will be a Crew's Dance at the Mainside Auditorium Stur-
racks volleyball-563 7IJ-
find their line of gab Noah had freed all the animals, he
I didn't vs. 722-711 vs, 120.Wednesday1600hint.. ll"1| i I day, 13 October, 2030 to 2330, Music by DEAN HUDSON and his: orchestra -
too hard to understand! Naves returned to the Ark to< make sure
with Frances Colwell as ,featured vocalist.
And there \\e han finally navi ('lab-I'Ia.-runh invited I I all had left. I I
gated around to the real subject I All Waves Interested in join- 1! He found two snakes in the cori SWIMMING

of this string of words: that point ; ing a cra/k drill platoon callWaves' I i ner, weeping, I Officers-at Student Officers' Pool and Officers' Club Pool from

system has finally caught up with Welfare Office,' phone II! "What's the matter?" Noak 0300/ to 2200 daily. Enlisted-pools 1 & 1 Mainside from 0800 to 210J( (

me and after this issue, either the 76J. | asked. I I daily. .
writin' contraption is going to Any and all\ Waves interestedIn The snakes replied: "You told I II '., "'
have to push its own keys or helping decorate a Wave float us to go forth and multiply upon BOWLING i
somebody else is going to have to for the big Anniversary parade, I( I the earth, and we ate both ad Six alleys located in Mainside Recreation Building No. 3. Alley

write this column. The Air News call\ Lt. (Jg) Hill. Welfare'' I ders." I. are open from 1000 to 2100 Monday thiu Saturday and 1200 to 2100\

would like to keep on running a needs.: all the ideas and help it on Sunday. Instruction available by appointment.
Wave column, for and exclusively can get this week end to make'' I Definition of a Seabee: A sol
about the Waves. The editor hopes: the Wave float the outstandingone dier in a sailor's uniform with GOLF \
who has ambitions to of the entire marine trait: 'ing doing a civilian
somebody parade. I ,
Course open from 1000 to 2034/ Monday thru Saturday anl 03)0to
full-blown jet kI -- -- -- --- ------ job for WPA wages I I
be a Journalistic 2030 on Sunday. Golf clubs and i balls are available at Golf Hous i iI
-- -- --- -- --
I well, all right, a budding one, Free instruction to Naval personnel 1 by appointment, call extension :
then) will trek up to the office I I 3157. Bathing trunks prohibited on golf couise.
topside east in Bldg 954 and take
w.. a crack at It Nothing to it, reallv ...,. ANCHOR\GE ,
... The DEAN of / -
you just find out what every- musicFRANCES Open daily to enlisted personnel (with Liberty Cards and uniform
body thinks and then you write it of the day i, 1730 to i\M. Located south of Mason Field.
down but keep it clean! A I
isooo---anybody want to be a Crew's Dance TENNIS

columnist? It's a headache, but it's Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Training Building I

fun, and who knows but maybe Sat,13 Oct. Fv No 726 and equipment rooms at Building No. 3 and on the Mat; "
we've got a future feminine ver- Area (corner of Miutin and Yorktown Roads;.
sipn of Ernie Pyle hiding coyly I bo- 20O-2:1:: : : O1Iainside ;

hind yon locker RECEPTION CENTER:
Me? I'm on toy sexy. to see If
anything can happen to persuade I I The Reception Center, located In south wing of building N,). 97; ,

somebody ,to begin starting to Auditorium is open to NA.S, personnel and their guests from 1000 to <:2 00) daily.

commence at least the first copy I BOATING AND: SUMNG
of the nacherly required bundle of
papers which, once assembled, will Call extension 623, Yard Craft Officer, for information

i say something to the effect "Shoveoff I 1
to get yourself separated." I LIKKAKY

Happy landings, ran:;: Located: on second deck of Mainside Recreation Building N,). 3-
: : Open from 0800 to 210' Monday through Saturday and from 1400 to( t'
THU: KKAM'sT' I 2100 on Sunday.

Concluding the Sunday school ,
lesson with a clinching question, PICNICS :

the teacher asked, "Why did Noah Athletic gear available for picnics in Welfare Office, building ',
take two of each lclr of animal SON'Lfld No. 3. ,

into the ark?" FISHING
(J "Because," answered n bright
) lad, "he didn't believe In the stork" Fresh water casting rods, salt water and fresh water hand lines
-- available in the Welfare Office, Building No. 3.
I ( hl/10'

The Riverside Lions Club will Officer personnel previously scheduled for sports in the Auditor ,
produce a minstrel show on 16 -it COLWELL / lum are requested to meet at the gear issue room at noon daily for or.

October at the Riverside: Thea- ganlzed activities. (Mainside Auditorium will be secured.for ra-decor.

tre. All proceeds will go to the I GEORGE NOVVLAN/ atlng until further notice). I II
relief t M .crpnvli- : EXCURSION I' ;
eged children. HAS personnel I (
,Silver Springs pickets ,are. available ,m the Welfare Office before
can obtain \ by calling RECORDING
tickets Extension STARS
797 or purchasing tickets RADIO NETWORK" 1200 on Friday, Cost of ticket IS' $2.88 round trip, Buses leave Main i
at the box office '. gate 'at 0839 Sunday and return to the n'n at approximately;


Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 11 October, 1945

I Unbeaten Fliers Head South To Meet Ft. Pierce Amphibs

Few Games Are I Action Shots As Fliers Wallop Corpus. I Risk Perfect Record In

Played In Touch Saturday Night Contest; .N

Football LeaguesThe Corpus Crushed, 35-7 .

drenched and half-sub Hv Ralnh. Warner.. .SoX)3c. .
-" ----- -- -
merged gridirons on the Mat ath- The Naval Air Station Fliers, who shot into the national

letic area, the site of play in the grid limelight last week-end as the result of a smashing victory

Station Touch Football Leagues, r over Corpus Christi, will hit the air trail for the first

limited action in the three circuits time this season on Saturday when they go against the rug-

last week. Each league, nevertheless ged Ft. Pierce Amphibs' The game, a night affair will be

of competition, did manage between to get the in one respec-day played at the Amphibs' home field in Ft. Pierce.

scheduled.The Victorious in their first three -
strong MFOTU six-man games :.all played in Jacksonville I New Flier Star

team added an edge to its lead in Coach Jim Tatum's Fliers will -
,Iii iII&t
13-7 vic- record into
the Officer's league by a carry an undefeated

tory the second-place Operationsoutfit. the tilt with Hampton Pool's Am

FIS wpn by a forfeit over phibs, who are on the other side ,
the VPB team, 1 to 0, when the lof the tracks with three consecu-
Squadronmen failed to field a club.
tive setbacks.
Four games in the TuesThur.
league for enlisted men altered The current Amphibs haven't the

team standings slightly. The high- E i a f';x 9' wE* r } sheer power of last year's unbeaten

stepping! A&H outfit knocked off eleven\ which whipped the Fliers .

Main Galley, 13 to 6, for its third 21 to 0, but they still ale on ....

win against no defeats, to main- the rugged side, and the Fliers expect .,
tain its place with T-4 and the one of their toughest gamesof I Sc
MFOTU elevens on top of the the season.

league. T-4 annexed its victory Ij
by a 7 to 0 scoring over the Sup- Ft. Pierce has bowed to three

ply gridders, and MFOTU beat the star-studded service teams, the j
FIS team on two touchdowns and Army PDC Comets of Nashville,

an extra point, 13 to 0, while keep- Randolph Field's Skymasters of I
Action was plentiful at the Jax Municipal' Stadium Saturday Ft. Worth and the First Air Force '
its uncrossed in three I
ing goal
when the flashy :Filers surprised the Corpus Christ eleven S5 to 7. Aces of Mitchell Field.
thus far. In the other
games game Top: End Tommy Bishop, who had from All-
caught a Johnny
VPB downed Public Works, 9-0, pass Randolph Field and the First
behind the of sup, laterals to Halfback Phil Centola, No. 26. Ball is in air, Just Air Force each defeated Ft Pierce I
sparked play Lefty
leading Bishop's hand middle: Comet Halfback Bob Dal Porto gets
Elder, who scored the only T,D. of by 19 to 7, and Nashville's PDC
the off a punt as End Red O'Quinn, No. 25, rushes In. Bottom: It's Cen- edged the Amphibs in the opener,IIf.

In game.the Wed-Fri. league, O&G tola again, this time tearing around end with the help of some good 13 to 10.The .
blocking by an unidentified teammate.
defeated the Boathouse team in an Fliers, on the other hand I
outclassed Miami Navy, 85 to 6; .
overtime game, 1 to 0; while the
POW Guards trounced VM, 9-0. Boxing Match With Cherry Point Is Cherry Point, 26 to 0; and then Big Ray Bray: joined the NAS;
LFAGXK STANDINGS last Saturday at the Municipal eleven only four days before the
t UtllOKS LhAUlfc; Stadium, surprised' their most

Team iral's Cap Competition Won )Lost Postponed; Smoker Friday NightThe ardent followers by knocking off game, but with he Corpus played Christi terrific Saturday ball

MFOTU 3 0 the touted Corpus Christi Navy as the Hers hipped' the COOlI
Operations 1 1 scheduled boxing match with the Cherry Point outfit slated Comets by a top-hea\y 85 to 7 I eta. The former Chicago Bear

VPB 0 3 for this evening has been postponed until a later date, it was announced score. lineman steadied the Flier forward
by Lt. Tony Rubino, NAS coach and station boxing officer. Two Flier regulars who missed wall and made tackle after
(Commanding tES'-THL'R.Officer, Comprlitloi) Replacing the proposed affair Mill be a Smoker, to be held at the Corpus game because of injuries tackle in the closely contested Won Lost Mason Field tomorrow night, Friday, the first contest of an 8-bout will be ready for action I first half
card to start at 2000. against the Amphibs, although
MrOTU 3 0 Among the fighters who will show in the bouts are Sal Alvarez, neither will start. They are Half-
Main Galley 1 2 Nick Carrisal, Eddie Barnett, Anddy Anderson, and Charlie Dedmon, back Bobby Hanlon and End War- '' Allsupto Tommy Bishop to Phil

VPB 1 1f lightweights; Toby Reid, Jimmie Moore, Barry Howard, Ed Clark, ren Giese. No serious injuries resulted Centola set up the first third-

Public Works 0 2 Unit Whitson, Eddie Clayton, and Ben Stagg, middleweights; Barney from the clash with the quarter score, Fulback Dick
0 2
FIS 0 3 Murighan, and Paul Crosby light heavyweights Comets, and Coach Tatum's squad Frantz bucking; the final two
Refereeing will be Al Sinabaldl, former New England Professional wil be at peak strength against ; yards.A .
WED.-FRi. 1.EAGIKO&G the tough Amphibs.
I few
Heavyweight Champion.
Tl'am Won Lost plays late Hunsinger got
POW Guard.___n_ "I iI Ft. Pierce boasts a big, veteran his second score, speeding over
2 1 TIGER ELEVEN line, though the backfield doesn't I from the one yard line after
Salvage Boathouse 1 1 1 1 Whyte's 72 Tops measure up to last year. Probable 25-yard sprint by Cent:>Ja jut the a
VM 0 2I FACES starters for the Amphibs will be the ball near the coal.
Qualifying Round I Center Bill[ Godwin, former Geor- Center Walt Dubrirskl
gia star; Guards Cliff Heffelfin-
r Big Recreation NORMAL FRIDAYFriday Leading the field with a fine 72 ger of Ohio State, and Jim Pattonof late cpted in the a pass third on tha Comet 35
rar-rn and
the Station Colored Tigers for his qualifying 18 holes, Lt Oklahoma A. & M; Tackles Bo [,bled to paydirt.Lefttooted rum-
Program OfferedAt (Jg) E. G. Whyte of FIS scored Cohenour of Texas and Bob Sut-
will face the Florida Normal ter of Arizona State; and Ends Johnny Young put
eleven on the Mat grid at 1445 in his shattering mark last Friday r Tony Knap of Idaho and Coach oa another brilliant place-kick

Sep. CenterFor a football game which should give afternoon at the station course, to I Pool, who starred with the Stanford ing exhibition by adding the
gain top honors in the All-Station Indians and the Chicago point after touchdown on all fin
the men awaiting dischargeat the NAS team its toughest assign- Bears. lller counter,.

the Personnel Separation Cen- ment this season. The teachers are Golf tournament,during the qualifying I Flier reserves
ter, a program of athletic and entertainment round of medal The backfield Is composed of the played part of
activities potentially strong on paper, with play. Nick \Vaz>lik, of Ohio State at third and all of the fourth
ranged which should has been ar- the return of many of their better Match-play began Tuesday, with quarter; Johnny lardlan, scat- quarter and it was late in the final -
morale keep their players from service adding decidedly three flights in each of the en back from Johnstown, Pa., at left chapter that Corpus reserves
beaming mark. up around the 4.0 to the woes of Coach Kier, listed men's and the officer's divi half; Al Ejnum, of Louisiana scored the lone marker. Halfback

Tiger head mentor. sions teeing-off for the champion State', at right half; and nick S. M. Gosioronski plunged the fi
Besides the activities listed in This Normal team played the ships which will bring healthy Chatterton of Colorado College nal yard of a 33-yard drive for the
the set-up below Lt. John V.
Piom- prizes to the golfers shooting the at full. touchdown.
boo Welfare and Recreation Officer Bethune-Cookman College grid- :
scores. It is
of the unit, stated that additional men to a scoreless tie last Fridayat final round will be hoped that the Manwhile the Fliers were bolstered Great line play, ferocious tack-
facilities available Daytona Beach. The Kier coached run-off by Fri last week by the arrival of line and soulful blocking brought
are at
the Mainside athletic and recrea- outfit licked the Cookman elev- day, 19 October, according to Jack Lt. (jg) Art Guepe, former Mar- victory to Coach Tatum's well-

tion areas. en in their first game 26 to 25 Harvey. quette star, who will roach the drilled club At least a dozen linemen

The various activities which and the Tiger mentor is expect- Though the course was slow and NAS backfield. Guepe is well acquainted played starring roles for the
find potential ing no easy touch in Friday's tus- soggy because of repeated rains, with Head Coach Ta Fliers, including Dubzinski and )
dischargees available
may Whyte maintained his tum's T formation Big Ray
winning he
for their entertainment as was No. 1 Bray, former Chicago '
F Swimming. are: sle.Last Friday, playing in the mud form throughout his game, coming quarterback for the Iowa Sea- Bear "great" who joined the NAS

Pool No. 518. at the Mat, the Tigers trounceda in with a brilliant 34 to top the hawks in 1943, who were coached squad only last week.

Hours: Monday Building through Friday willing Jacksonville AllStar list of qualifying golfers. His score by Don Faurot, assisted by Tatum. Alert pass defense was largely

(0830-1000) (1300-1400) (1600- eleven, 25 to 6. by holes reads as follows: Guepe starred at Marquette in responsible for the size of the

1900) Drawing first blood In the con- Out . . .4-6-3 {.,.4 {.(-5 1034-35-36 and from 1937 to his score. Five of 12 Comet tosses

Saturdays ((0830-1200 ((1300- test when the fleet Albert Kemp In . ... .'- -34.4 343R. entrance into the Navy in 1943, were Intercepted. First downs were
1700)) took a 35-yard pass from Half- W. Rynolds, SpA)3c) had the was backfield coach at Virginia. seven each, but the Fliers out-
Pool No. Building 419. back Al Ware to score the initial best score in the Enlisted men's The Fliers won wide plaudits for rushed Corpus, 195 to 52> yards.

Hours: Monday through Friday touchdown, with Capt. Brown round, a 76 for the 18 holes. Reynolds their lopsided victory over the Cor- Pass yardage were 34 for Florida
((0830-1000) (1300-1400 ((1600- plunging for the point after, the Ti- is an NATTC specialist.All pus Comets Saturday at the Mu- and 32 for Texas.

1700) (1800-1900) gers never relinquished their lead. of a dozen entrants shot 80 I nicipal Stadium. The Texas elev- A crowd of 14,000, mainly com
or under in their en was a good bit better than the posed of
Continued on Page Twelve Right End Hill repeated his performance qualifying sailors, witnessed the
...,--.-- of a week ago by nab roundsand there have been indi 35-7 score Indicated and for the fray. .
cations which have shown that entire first quarter and flee minutes The '
bing a blocked punt and scamper lineups:
Softballers Meet Lee of the cecond
ing 25 yards for the second T.D. the match play will produce somtopnotch eoutplayed the Comet! C. CHRIST Petition
Field There TonightAt to run the count to 13-0. The alert golf. : .the Fliers. Uifllvle L!; lAX Bishop NAS
wingman later added his third Among those beside Whyte and But early in the second period, j :relchner LT Douglas
Lee Field tonight the NAS touchdown of the season on a Reynolds, who shot good games in Corpus gambled on fourth down at i Knox McCain LU McOairy
aoffballcrs tangle with the Leemen, short pass from Ware and tore Continued on fags Eleven midfield and lost as the staunch | :"'",lick RQ O Dubiinikl

and once again "Sambo" Sams will across the goal after a 10-yard -X.- NAS line stopped Fullback Ray"' Varonkf HI Jones Bray
be on the hill for the Gehringer- NAS-CecTRdd Borneman a yard short of a first 'You RE O'Quinn
jaunt. Net el
r coached ten. down. That was the end for the I i Dal Porto Qli Drown
Last Tuesday our boys The All-Stars scored their only Match Comets, and shortly thereafter i 'Samuel LH Centola
Scheduled RH
were ,
touchdown at this point, and the Today Flier Quarterback Joo I Uornvman Hunglnger .I'
scheduled to meet Cecil Field at Brown/who 'I til Fro nts
their grounds.A Tigers came back with another At the Mainside: courts this afternoon played his usual excellent game, I':'Corpus Christ! ... .. ..0 0 /6 T_ 1 ,J
t''I week counter on a double reverse by the NAS tennis team plays went off right tackle for 67 yards I fax NAS ...,....., ....01421 0-81
ago Tuesday Sams Calvin Lewis around left end, to host to the Cecil Field netsters In and the first of the five NAS Scoring) lax NAS. touchdown. Brown,
hurled a sparkling 3 to 1 victoryover i lltinimirer 2, frnntx,
g, complete the scoring for the the postponed matches which were touchdowns >lifttr touchdown, Dubalnskl. Points
the Lake City outfit, limiting Young 5.
game. Bet back from last Saturday morn- Fleet
Charley Ilunginger followed
the opposing batsmen to a pair of scoring Touchdown. Go-
Ing.There through a few minutes later 'tloroniki. Point after touchdown Lange.
singles while his mates knocked- THIS WEEK'S will be nine matches, six with a brilliant 78-tartldalih I Substitutions NAS Film, John Young
out four base hits to take the singles and three doubles. t after Intercepting a thrown ,rluckley, tftgle, Jones Leiiher, Cohen,
d pass ,
game. GRID MENUFriday The Epler-coached outfit beat by Corpus Quarterback Jim ,1 3radhnm, Pinter Airs, Rynawowikl. Anili -

The second game scheduled last 1445;, Station Fliersvs. fcecll there two weeks ago, 6 to 3, ouel.: Thigpen( Vine, liuffnlino, Boyter,,llarrlion.Parsons JJenka.Peteron. -
a week was rained out. The Beaufort Florida Normal at the Mat. I and hope to repeat today. With The game, still closely contested, I ] Wright Leslie, Rupacs, McCormick,
4 club was to meet NAS on the Friday, 2000 Landon High I the exception of Little Joe Tros-I was 14 to 0 at,the half but in the Trotter s KLrkpatrlck, reek Kane, Mulligan, Akin.. AllIUP .
Cagle, bhulte.
Powerplant diamond, but inclement vs. St. Petersburg Hrgh at the ]per[ who is a doubtful starter, the third the Fliers routed their foe Corpus Chrlirtlt Smith,Forbes : '.
Hlppi, )fund
weather sent the South Carolina Municipal Stadium. I lame team will .again, .face '.ne Cecil with three rapid touchdowns. A11 Hansen Stone, Rlebel Uertlwr, Goeloron-)
'team home without playing. ---. .-,- _. e boys.:, 35-yard pass-lateral from Johnny kl.' Uuahlng. lIon dMn, KaTeniberu.
lanpton Copp: Glrton, ,Wra1Lana.a'

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11 October 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven


{ History Shows A Speedy SURPRISE: REUNION
.t'Station I I II

Conversion To Navy: A ir NeedsContinued osPI7: > -l ,,_

from Page One

and the Main Dispensary. Dozens Operational Training Command..

of barracks, a permanent Recre- Headquarters established here.

ation Building, storage buildings,, Trade Schools became a separ-

halls, fire stations, and office ate command, changing to Serv-
) .buildings went up, in addition to ice I 'S- Lit
Schools under NATTC
cognizance j
the giant hangars. In 1943, expansion :
had been so rapid that additions .
had to be made to the original Captain John Dale Price be- S

A & R plant, Supply, and the came Commandant of NAS.
Dispensary. The boot training

camp, instituted In September 1942,
was decommissioned In July 1944, August 1942Primary Training ,

and these buildings adapted for discontinued.
the use of Ship's Company and Anti-submarine patrol discon-

aircrewmen. tinued.

Up until the day of peace, the Yellow Water Gunnery School UJS.NAVAL: HOSPITALA r4 .
entire station maintained a stead-
ily increasing pace of action and opened. farewell dinner party was R

all departments were carrying a Squadron VPB formed. given Friday, I 5 October for the I .
full schedule when peace was de first group of Navy Nurses to be I

clared. September 1942_Naval Training separated from service under the

;, Major events In station history, Schol for Recruits opened. new point system. The party was I

arranged in chronological order: Last -\las of cadets arrived held at the Officer's Club, where "
March 1939__Naval Affairs Com I the tables and room were appropriately I
Lt. Comdr. James J. Salmen of the Mainside Dental Departmenthad
mittee recommended present site decorated for the occa-
for Air Station. October 19 4 2 Indoctrination the surprise of his life recently when he walked into the
sion; Red Cross office and almost bumped into his sister, Julie. Miss Sal
School for officers a.thorlzed. I The majority of the nurses being men had just reported in from Treasure Island, Calif., as an as-

26 April 1939-President Roose-I discharged at tills time have sistant field director and hadn't had a chance to get in touch with

\ velt signed bill for Naval Air November 1942Flrst Wave officer been assigned overseas duty and I brother Jimmy Pictured here, they chat about old times before the

) ffJII Stations, Including 515,000,000: aboard. have been members of the Navy war in their home town St. Paul, Minn., as Field Director Allen G.

for NAS, Jacksonville. I j Nurse Corps for three to four Scarbrough looks on. The Salmens are almost an all Navy family

years. We will greatly miss these with two others "Naval Lieutenant Thomas L. Salmen in the Philippines -
15 September 1939Civll Engi- I December 1942 __ First services nurses who have been our friends and Pharmacist's Mate First Class Joe C. Salmen now at the

neering Officer arrived to take held In new chapels. through all kinds of experiences, Naval Training Station, Great Lakes.

charge of construction. but we know that they are anxious -- -- ---- -- -- -

25 October 1939 First contract January 1943 Cadet training to be civilians again so all we Fifth BirthdayContinued
I closed. will stand by and wish them ,
t let for clearing, dredging fillIng "Good Luck." Those leaving are: Commercial
{" Landing Signal Officer School Althea Deaver: Georgene Sinclair, from Page One

established. Fannie Welch, Mildred Rhyne, Bet- Bulletin they will inspect the naval Air

,,4,' January 1940Contracts let for First enlisted Waves aboard. ty Ketchum, Beatrice Avery, Ida Gunner's School and Cecil Field,

f.,' piers, ramps. VN-15 decommissioned. I McClary, Helen Tigner, Mary De- -- -' lunching at the latter.
Bulletin Must Be Submitted Prior to 0900
Loach, Anna Trostle, Marion Ells- Admiral Mitscher w.ll make his
Each lucid
April 1940_Contracts let for gas February 1943_VTB Squadron sett, Sarah Malpas, Grace Mathe- -- *?-- -- address at the George Washington

',, ,- and oil systems, officers' quarters began operational training. I son, Margaret Holloran, Margaret FOR SALETwo I Hotel AuJitorium Monday

magazines. VN-14 became VO-VCS and be- Slater, Vera Wyckolf, Jennie lull officer blues, alas 41 with night. It will bv carr:z 1 over radio
gan training in OS2U aircraft. and Melva lieutenant stationVPDQ aau affiliated
Decker, Anne Devaney lieutenant stripes; two sets
May 1940_ acts let for power Morehouse. boulder board| two sets lieutenant American broadcasting Company
plant, hangar, laundry, ga- March 1943-Captain Stanley Jos- collar erablemij alx[ white cap covers stations throughout Honda from
sire 7 3-8. All for $45. tail
rage, maintenance building, firehouse eph Michael became comman- 8542. Lt. Comdr. Kelly.New 2030 to 2100. Tickets! for the ad-
barracks, mess hall, and dant. Ada Underwood, PhM3c and dress have been distributed to department
,\ brig. A&R building begun. Glen E. Evans PhMlc were unitedIn aU it.,. Walker three-piece, CY maple 1111 Allegheny double-bedroom Road. heads and may be obtained
April 1943Flrst edition of JAX mat riage, Friday, 5 October. The NAS. from them. .

June 1940 Contracts let for AIR NEWS printed. I double ring ceremony was per- 8tud" couch t pairs of drapes, woven Parade Committee :JJ
I roads, walks, water supply, elec- First radio programs from station formed by Chaplain John Craig on rug,"" radio, bed. springs and mattress Lt. Comdr. John L. Rhodes is
trical and steam distribution, broadcast. I the quarterdeck of the Waves' Bar- reaaonable. 114} Cumberland Rd. i chairman of the Parade Committee -

operations building, control tower Aiircraft Delivery Uult organ racks. Lt. Comdr. John H. Morton: 1-piec* white-oak bedroom suite, includIng I handling all details of the gala
and administration building. ized. (MC) USNR gave the brae in springs and mattress. 'SO, -piec. event. Others on the committee
floor lamps odd bed
marriage, Ruby Lynch PhM3c was spring dmett and suite m.ttrea.f cheat of drawers|, II are Lt. Comdr. Robert F. Black
July 1940_First two planes assigned May 1943_ Low Pressure Cham- maid of honor and Charles Tate day bed and mattress, reaionable. Can First Lieutenant W. B. Smiley,
to station. ber put into operation and alti- PhM3c was best man. The quarterdeck be aeen any time alter 4 p.m., 114S and Lt. (jg) Ethl V. Upson.
tude training unit of aviation of the Waves' Barracks Cumberland Rd.Man' I The float committee includes Lt
Cult Lt Stubba,
August 1940 daring begun on medicine begun.Indoctrination was attractively decorated, a high t.U 808.RaUroad pre-war. bicycle I Earl K. Parson, Lt. Katherine M

landing field, and first plane School discontinued. 'archway surrounded by flowers return ticket from Jacksonville Rahl, and Ens. W. H. Burns. Representing -
landed. formed the background for the to St. Louis, Mo. Good until November 1 other units which are
ceremony. The wedding took placeat 14, 1(45. Anyone Interested see I participating in the parade are' Lt.
.. I Frank Githena, AMMJe.! Mamiide Krst.:
September 1940_Supply Depart. August 1943-Captain Arthur Gavin 2000 and was followed by a F.. bunk 242, after JiOO. Milton Hand, Lt. Glen A. Krause,

ment operation inaugurated. became commandant. large reception, also held at the One act of silver fox fura. Good condition Lt. Comdr. L. V. Martin, Jr., Lt.
Rear Admiral A. C. McFall succeeded barracks. very reasonableSee Elaine : Phil E. Balyeat Chief Machinist
October 1940Mainconstruction Dispensary Vice Admiral A. B. Cook | Lhamberlin. Shop 512, A&R "A" bhift. R C. Smith, Lt. (Jg) Bruce C.

started. as Chief, NAOTC. 4 room. of furniture. Including cypress I Muir, Ens. Wellington Paul, Lt.
Ruth E. PhMSc and
Harpel living room suite, rugs, lamps tables
F Charles Davis AOM2c were mar maple dining room set. I modern bed Jack Frost, Lt. (Jg) Verla Hill, Lt.
15 October 1940Station formally October 1943 VF operational ried Saturday 6 October. The room all it.., with springs and mattreeeea I H. A. Porter, Lt. (Jg) Joseph Do-
commissioned at high noon. training begun. chair, table al.o roll-away bed, extra mareki, Lt. Robert Karcher Lt. J,
church held In
large wedding was chest, kitchen table. Muat be told aaa
s Captain Charles P. Mason, com Lancaster, Pa., the home of the croup. Available on Oct. 17, 450. Lt. I M. Anderson, Lt. W. H. Quay, Lt.
mandant. November 1943 VTB training O. W. Leidel Jr. Lt. J. S. Moore
l bride. Both the bride and Woods 28IJ Hay view St., 2-0555. ,
1-- ceased. groom i room furniture, bedroom parlor, kit I and Lt. (Jg) S. Brooks.
are stationed in Jacksonville and
November 1940First class of ca- chen good condition reaaonable. See
1944 NATS will return here following their L. C. Keller, 1417A. Child St., NAS. The appearance here of the large
dets arrived. January group of top-ranking Naval and
Three established. honeymoon leave Living room, bedroom, and breakfast
; aet furniture, purchased new, vied only Marine officers serves to focus attention
November 1940=Ship's Service 4 months, reaaonable. Lt. Handy, Ext. on the prominent role the
t and Yard Departments estab- March 1944First SNB aircraft Today is the last regular trip 6502.By Jacksonville Naval Air Station has
!' lished. ,assigned and multi-engine instruction for convalescent patients to Ponte owner 5-room house in Pin Grove,
played the defeat of the Axis
: fDecember convenient to city and NAS. Ext. 2S4.
,..j inaugurated.First Vedra Beach-so if you haven'tbeen Youth bed cheat of drawers tables, P9wers. From this "post graduate
194' _Physlcal TrainIng class of aircrewmen received to the beach recently you r chairs, lampa. rum, etc.. Irith Mail school of Naval Aviation" have

.a;,..r, Welfare and Recreation es wings. should rush over to the Red Cross (toy1734) Bayvlew Rd., 2-0565. gone thousands of trained pilots
tablished. First boat arrived. Office in the Recreation Buildingand Llnguaphone. Chi..... language court, and crewmen who have contributed -

Landing field completed at cost April 1944_Mayport commissioned. sign up for today. The Motor complete. BOQ with, 803,IS Km.recorda 121., new Ena.Voaa. materially by their daring exploits

of approximately one million dol Corps bus will leave right after 1 doublt-mlrrored chifforobe, 1 basai- to the destruction of the
W Smith be-
lars. Captain Walton lunch. netle, practically new Eat 8414.t Japanese Navy.
commandant of NAS. I
The Red Cross has sponsored two rooms of furniture (living room bed- Colorful Figures
January 1941 First primary Dom kitchen), including diahea and
F training squadron commissioned! July 1944_Jax Municipal No. 1 trips to Ponte Vedra each week draperies also girl'a pr4=war bicycle. Admiral Mitscher is best re-
first instructional flight. commissioned. since the first of June and many 1U Cumberland Rd., or call !\t... Gran- membgered for his skillful leader.
. R and patients have enjoyed these tier, Ext. 482.
trips ship of fast carrier task forces
,) N3N
\tJ y planes. One-way ticket to Denver For information -
r August 1944_Recruit Training which offered ample opportunity call tit. (00. which repeatedly struck hard
February 1941 Intermediate transferred to NATTCen Com- for relaxation and recreation. One pair of rink skates with ahoei, die blows in the Pacific and contributed
training program established In mand. Fishing trips are expected to 16. Call or ire Fat at NATTC Chap- to our victory. Admiral Pow-
SNJ planes. I start sometime In November for lala'a Office. Eat 652. $10. nail is the holder of the Navy
-- --
<' !! September 1944 :.VF4 became MF convalescents who like this sport. WAITEDLarge I Cross for combatant service in
I OTU. The Coast Guard World War I in operations against
; March 1941First classes cone Auxiliary, who lounge chair, innerspring mattress I
vened at Trade School. I Millionth flying hour passed earlier this season made available (double bed), and either on. or enemy submarines on the French
I Squadron VN-15 commissioned. both their craft and services for two mattrotae for single bed, ironing coast and the DSM for combatant
into October 19U_-mS operational pleasure cruises will board) pillows dishes and cooking aten- service during capture of the Gil
Lee Field put operation. again furnish aila. Chef S. R. Proton, Day tit. 84(1, I
: training students graduated ai the boats for the fishing trips. Night Ext. 8(32. berts and action against Kwaja-

t { 19 April 1941Flrst cadets come of 1 October. The local businessmen know the Someone to help drlv mother and two lein.Admiral
missioned as Naval Aviators. fishing "hide-outs" in this section email children to Lot Angeles, Calif. October I Clark was executive officer
"!fi/!, November 1944Captaln HerbertE. and will be expert guides. 1(. 2-0515. t of NAS Jacksonville from December -
,' ; 1 June 1941_VM Unit establish- Regan became CommandingOfficer. IVfc er house 4 room for apartment family of or 1.small Stationedat furnished I 1940 to May 1941. H'

'\. .,.- ed. Welcome to our new hospital NAS Jacksonville permanently. Lt. j served aboard,' the old Yorktown
"..I personnel. We were all happy to Gott tit 85U. when it was sunk and later com
-it'" 15 June 19iLPublic Works Department March 1945New: lighting system see the forty-five corpsmen who Rid U East Rd.. off Hogan Rd.. or mande the new cruiser bearing
: installed on landing field. general vicinity, bo. Jackaonville. Call that name. When he was advanced
j I organized. reported aboard this week after Dr. McGovern. Separation Center; Ext. I
; --:- Just completing the two months 8t 1.. Hour 8-4:10. I to his present rank, he assumed
I July 19UJla't"C completed on land- April 10'! Admiral RalphE. training course given at the Mem to share In Riverdale Gardena command of Carrier Division 13

ing field. U. S. Naval Hospital Davison assumed duties as U.S.N.H., San Diego and the fifteen from (.s month. for one person Will : of Mitscher's Task Force 58 with
commissioned Chief NAOTC. ahar in expenaea. 2.2554 after ( p.m. I the Hornet as his flagship. He apt'
corpsmen who Just completeda Automobile, any model In good condition I
Arresting gear landing num- course at the Independent Duty Lt. .-.. .. tit. 8158. peared in several scenes of the
194LJiR: first ber 4000 made safely at Flem- movie, "The Fighting Lady," made
August completed. School in Portsmouth, Va. Twenty Lat. model tar radio must be in good I
,\) ': I' major overhauL ings Island Field. Hospital Corp-Waves, who have rendition Call Bauder AMlc, Fit. 89C1. I while he was in command of the
.J' rO Horn phone 2-8108. Yorktown.NO .
R. Just finished the four months Rid from College and Cherry Sta. to
June 1945_Captaln Anthony
December 1941Cecil put Of training course offered at the U. S. I and from b.... hours 8-4110. M... Madison I i EAR
became Commanding FOR :MUSIC
Into operation. Brady
N. H. Bethesda Md., are due to rxt. 432. r
ficer. I Chevrolet Ferd.I I Chief: "Why didn't you turn
We 39 or .0 Plymouth or
report today. trust that
.,I '.., February 1912Marine Aviation our Will pay caah. Chief Ferria, PhyeicalTramliig out? Didn't you hear the bugle
.: .;. Detachment organized. July 1945_VF-5 decommissioned. new friends will like Jacksonville Dept., Ext. 8(15. blow reveille?"
enjoy their assignment here. Will top ceiling price for late model -
:Flight Instructors' School ex- pay Recruit: "Honest, chief, I'm
:..;- I rare Moat be in good condition.
: )'larcJ1942Nav i Air Trans- p"ded. Chief Kati Ed. 8177. afraid I'm going to be a flop a*

; port Service established Indoor swimming pool commis-. I Comdr.Detached Hubert this N.week Jones were:MC Lt. I Good car, for rash J, C. rngh: star.eke a sailor I don't" know one tune *
f sioned. ( ) 18, from another.- "
USNR and Lt. Joseph W. Taylor,
"j April :l942Antl-Bubmarlne patrol I NATTC.LOST -
Jr. (MC) USNR. Detached and
T established. September 1945_Separation Cen TRADE
ter opens, and the process of re on final leave are: Comdr. E. C. Brawn leather bar waa placed In wrong; Will trade jlean '41 PenUae I converttibU .
,.1 Admiral A. B. conversion to peace-time Navy Swift (MCf)' USNR and Lt. W. B. I car by ..I.t.... at 'fnccr*' club Sept 27. I eoap lor closed Chevrolet, Ford
l May Will finder plea, return t* Lt. '(jg) Dotaareki or Plymouth tedan Lt. Plattncr, El*.
McIver USNR.
Cook became Chief of Naval Air '.begins. Fat 319. 9276

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t Page Eight CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 11 October, 1945 I J,


The Navy Department recently announced it will award a Recognition

Address Communications to Editorial Offices I of Service Certificate to civilian employees for building and
Personnel Relations Office, Bldg 13, Box 22 .GOSSIPMartha I maintaining the biggest and most powerful Navy in the world. A-

,, Telephone extension 433 L .____ scroll carrying the United States Navy seal and signed by the Com
section of the Jax Air I manding Officer of the awarding establishment, will serve as a permanent *
The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page
Pearson (Personnel Re-
testimonial to the holders essential war work.
News is devoted to reporting- the news of the Naval Air Station'sEmployee'
lations) was sleep-working: on Certificates are to be awarded to all present and former e
Civilian and is sponsored by the Monday, and a four-day holiday : ployees who make requests for certificates either in writing,. I
Employees' Association for ChI! Service- Employ with Ensign Dick Mooney was to orally and who qualify under one 'of the following eligibility con.

Officer blame. Martha's fiance, a Navy pi-I tlons provided the term of employment with the Navy was for a
lot, flew in from King-svllle, Texas,. I : ..
William O. Kincaid President Philip D. Myers, period o( six months or more: -- ---- -
i Evelyn T Sullivan Secretary last week, and both he and Mar I ((1)) Separation by reduction In
I tha spent a good part of his tour force.
day leave praying for the bad i SUPP.LYr3SALLIES
I, Evelyn T. Sullivan Mell C. Jackson I weather that would ground him I ((2)) Retirement because of age .
H. Donald A. Wood ((3)) Death. A certificate should
l Frank McKinley i and keep him in Jacksonville ,
Kenneth M. McDuffle be forwarded to the nearest of kin,
: Philip Myers I Juno Yonmans Labor Board I
( )
Daniel R. Whiddon William O. Kincaid without requiring that a requestbe
I set some kind of record when she
Charles I E. Field I
resigned, packed and caught a II
| .
News Staff ((4)) Separation because of Injury
Knotting train in a single day to follow hus- I
and Repair: or physical disability, regardless -
,t Assembly band Peter (who was transferred
Head Reporter......._.._........................-.........Euleene \V 1II1n&ham I to Beaufort, S. C.). of whether such Injurywas By eola Jones"ITS
Inspection[ and :Survey: : Another birthday rolled around the result of employment. In-
Head Keporter__.......___._____.Helen M. Styron | for Betty Moeller' of Personnel Relations I jury and disability should normally A BOY'I'h08e! were the
Public Work Department.Head : i Owen Taylor, a new be substantiated by a medical words heard throughout the department -

1 Reporter--........_.._____.Ethel M. Shanahan i face Personnel Relation's files, officer. I recently when cigars
:Supply Department: ] is a veteran of 19 months In England ((5)) Separation to enter military were, passed out by Lt. 1'. S. Tonip- .
Head Reporter................:............-................,.::...........',.Leola JonesCIVILIAN t 1 with the Army And Iorotliy I service, or military furlough as a I kin and Kills Chalker. Lt. Tompkins -
Zurheide' has joined the Per result of induction in the normal I
: was celebrating the birth of
sonel Records Section Her hus i, way. I Lawrence Edward
a grandson,
OF THE WEEK : band's a student flying officer at ((6)) ifrmalned in the civilian employment I Strunk, born September 27 ((1:43:
1\\ Cecil Field T The gang in 450 ; of the Navy until the pm.) in the U. S. Navy >

Civil Engineer Because 31 Amazing Bridge Feat misses Jessie Morrow who's on cessation of hostilities as pro- Weight.9 pounds and 6''.HOSPID;
sick leave I claimed by the President. Volun- Lawrence's mother is
( by Frank McCaffrey i He was transferred to the Jack 1 The popular combination of the tary separation at the time of cessation .Marian Tompkins who worked in
sonville district in 1933, to workon day_discharge and'resignation_1 of hostilities or immediate the Inspection Report Section Ellis .
There are several men who have cross-state canal surveys. Later has certainly accounted for disappearing I II ly thereafter does not In any way I Chalker was celebrating: the
been at NAS Jax for a long< while I gate this affect the for '
working out of an office in Daytona employees past i employee's eligibility birth of a son, Gilbert Lamar
but one who will come mighty t Beach, he drafted plans for week Helen Kehoe, IOta Turner, I a ceitificate. I I Chalker, born September 29 ((4:00:
B close to the first is Clarence' Alfred I the intra-coastal waterway. j|' Julia IA Grange and Anna Keesee A present or former civilian employee a.m.) in St. Vincent's Hospital.
t To>'ey; Drafting Room Super- I His next transfer took him to left Personnel Relations and headed is not eligible for a certificate Weight..5 pounds. Gilbert's moth.
visor, civilian in charge of the Design Miami in January 1934, to com- I home with their newly discharged : i under any one of the follow er, l.a\'ella Clialker: formerly
Section, in Public Works plete contract plans for the deep i husbands. And the Labor ing conditions: I;. worked in the Shipping Division
Mr. Tovey reported here In April I Miami channel { Board lost Betty Lanliam and Evelyn is all excited
ening of the ship I ((1)) Separation for cause, including Meyer Segal
1940, after having been In business then after returning to Daytona Howe to Washington and St. removal, separation for inefficiency the return of his brother from
for himself for two years, In I Beach for a couple of months he< Louis, respectively, when their and separation by disqualification Brazil. The lucky brother has 4.days' .)
Port St. Joe, Florida. However he I husbands checked out of the service
was sent to Tampa to completethe not resulting from a leave. Ruth Kaplan recently
was sent to Banana River for his I same plans there. Having hit ,I physical condition, including such enjoyed vacation in New York
first\ duties, but returned to this I work In Tampa practically finish Nancy Graft ... now Nancy separations during trial or proba City, her former home. Shirley
base in July when underground' i he was recalled by the Jax'ville Spikes...who resigned a while back tionary period. j 'oilier visited her old home in Oxford *

construction began.He I led. to draw up report plans for to get married, is back at work I' ((2)) Resignation, irrespective of Florid, 01her vacation.
f became the co-ordinator of general work in the district. again in 450 Robin Itagln whether a "Statement of Avail Evelyn MacKenzie is all smiles
underground construction and pav As a member or a survey party, I (Personnel l Relations) was making'' ability" was issued, except when these days as her husband has returned *
j and when this work was awfully sure she wouldn't feel the West andis
: ins practically I organized to make triangulation any resignation is because of ill health from Coast
I, completed here, he wan sent 'and topographic surveys for the 'pain when she had four teeth filled or physical condition. j' I being processed through the
to( Cecil Field to take charge of all forty mile canal, he moved to Ti I last week. She had both nova- Separation' Center for discharge.
of less than six
underground construction on that tusville! and later to Sanford, Flor caine and gas cover the Job! ((3)) Completion civilian After discharge, they are going to
,t ifi new outlying base. Ida. At the end*of six months on _.x._ I months of service as a em- Lakeland, Florida, for vacation.
to the
of the Navy prior
Due to excessive rains in latter this project to link the Indian River II ployee Margaret Simkins motored downto
June and early July '41, he was and the St. Johns, from Titus- SiRE'T I cessation of hostilities as proclaimed Tallahassee few days ago to sea
returned to this base again and ville to Sanford, he again returnedto by the President. daughter in Florida State College
| aligned to the Design Section, to Jax to complete the plans. TlctshmBy Employees who qualify and who for Women. Recently announced i*
work out plans for eliminating the begunfor are interested in obtaining a Cer the engagement of Oiarie GUI to
flood conditions. Some Right away plans were a tificate should submit their re-
prevailing the cross state canal in 1935, Jonh Barnwell of this city. Wed
time later he was placed in chargeof the canal became an quests to their Department Heads dirng plans will be made in the
all civil engineering_"gn.n..: work inV actuality and when, he was transferred and C, R. Owen I prior to 19 October 19t I near future. See Bill Nelson and

,.; : J employed by the Florida Ship Ca With the coming of cool weather y Harvey Eby, Donald \Miltner and ,
t ; ; nal Authority. our thoughts should revert from others at the football games cheering *

r! Completing his part of the workon swimming and fishing to the task PLANTDIVISION : for the Navy
"'t of heating our homes. With this Say, it's goodto
he then became assistant
this job thought foremost in our minds former
I we see
in Port St. .
city engineer I ..
should also
I give considerable employees who
1936 and remained
Joe in November ,
thought to fire Listed have been
until August 1938. at prevention By D. Dansby awayon
belo v are a few fire prevention' One of our electricians found out Military furlough "
which time he went into civil engineering i '. t
business for himself I thoughts: i iI i that he was not immune from being comeback 1fJ: ):

__ x__ I 1. Have all chimneys and flues' burned, because when he tanSled ':, to work ,\",.. '
II Inspected for defects before building with some sort of an el-Ctrl-! in this -. a
fires. Clean ash pits. I cal machine he came out with aI I ment once more. r": "
ELECTRICALDIVISION 2. Check all connections and fit badly burned left hand Itope' thai James A. May, ; s

tings on oil burners. inspect hand is better now, Mr. M. Byrd! Jr., is one of the I

II 3. Have an electrician Mr. II. II. llighto\ser is still 0:1: the I latest to return. "James. May, ,r.
electrical heating appliances. I sick list, but we hope he can be ; James was
By Ruby Myeri.! r 1. Don't attempt electrical repairs back with us in the near future, among the first civilian I l i employees -
Francis Byrd ((812)) has just returned unless you are a qualified, :VIr. John N. Hlghlower has just : to come to work on the
from a week's leave. She electrician I returned to work after a short ill- station (August, 1911)) beginning
t and her husband visited their folks' 5. Keep matches out of the reach less I his civil service career as a Payroll -
In North Carolina. Hattie Hall is of children. Ou resignations this week"V Clerk in the Accounting:
back from a week's leave also. She 6. Place tire screens In front of George D. Howell (Shop I486)!)) Sroup His Army career began
had an emergency call from her open tires. who is going into business for when he enlisted In the U. S. ArmyIn
I sister in Ocala, who had an opera 7. Never start fires with gasoline himself, and Mrs. Grace D.uU October, 1942, and reported for
Design, and toward the last of tion. I I {shop 1400)) whose sailor biiabund active duty at Fort McPherson,
1913, assumed his present responsibilities -, T. I.. I.owry and J. W. Jones, 8. Do not store inflammables In has just returned to civilian life Georgia. From that time on, training ,
C312)) were transferred to the electric the house. Good luck to you both! !!! : for this Army T-Sgt. Radio
Printing KiitineHNMr shop' of Interim Overhaul. j. About the only big change In the Opr. runner' involved traveling
Tovey was born in Buffalo, We regret to learn of the resig- division has been in the enlisted from Florida, Georgia, Illinois
New York, in 1902, one of two sons nation of Dot SlmmonH. She has I ... I personnel> which has dropped con Texas, Louisiana Tennessee and
of a printer. During his high I'been in the Electric shop for three I siderably. Since release from ar- Nebraska Training
school days he worked for hs( father I; and a half years. We'll miss her. tire service through the point sys- he was sent overseas )comPletedo
tn the print shop, ana while I'Another resignation in that of, went into effect, we have said fond 1943. Overseas duty \
in the shop one day, decided to Ion. Dean. I farewell and best of luck in civilian tures in Africa and Italy where ha
Income an engineer and not a We regret to learn of the deathof iz5' o tuP life to the following personnel: became the recipient of tlie Air
printer. The shop was located near W C. I lolling.. ortlt'H mother. M Lillian'hite, A. K. I'l'store. Medal and Silver Oak Leaf Cluster -
: the railroad bridge crossing the I Our deepest. sympathy also goes + -I t00K Charles S. UrY7widd l I. L. Seek Four Battle Stars and the
'I. International Boundary and when_ I to Ode Shiver, whose father died l W YNF bLIKKJ A in,, J. K. Korller, Ann Davis. and residential Citation. He was hon-
the amazing feat of holding up last week. I j > .tint VerU-nslelii. all from shop orably discharged from the Armyon
train traffic for only 65 minutes We have two good changes this tOO; I". A. Itrkou. rhimile Hill, > September 14, 1943, at fort,
to replace one span with another week! our "extra" hour; and ''the H. ('. Kastman, S. J. llraily/J. W Sam Houston. Texas.

took( place, the fascination grasped return to "A" shift I ,ogw, 1'. 1'. Healy' Lloyd Little! Although James is not Florida
i'! him and he was determined to Harry Jurrard ,will be away I Soldier, and ,'. KUI all from shop born> he went to school: in this city
; become a civil engmeei. from us for two weeks. He's 434 ; K. IoiKkool. from shop and! graduated from St. Paul
After a short employment withI ing his tonsil removed. h1\V-1 437, 11. \\'. Ames, I. S. hurnmn, Ugh School later attending Jacksonville -
a civil engineer in Buffalo, he Needed: One "well trained" and. C. It. Lcmpka, all from shop Junior College. Something
moved to Cincinnati Ohio, and rooster to crow at 5:30: A,M., Sat- 190; It. Kogan from shop 1491; It, else might be added...though ha
soon( after arrival in the city I urdays and Sundays off Sec 00000 11. Dibble from shop 1163. and J. returned from the wars single, itwon't
I famed by radios, acquired a job as George llent/, shop 812. He doesn't. 1", Maid! l from the "C" shift. I be for long nowfor,on October -
an instrument. man for Chas. A.I j have! a clock!! ..r7.YOUR I 27, he will be married. The
Riggs. When he made nil next I The reason for the grin on Wave ) D" lucky girl Is Jackie Walsh of St.
change, he became assistant city hazel Campbell's face is because, will i Louis, Ma.Dorothy.
engineer !in Norwood Ohio a Cin her boy friend is returning from (SEA).--;-Yoiu' ':..liul car Isaacs entertained a
cy suburb, but concluded this env overseas. All right boys, Scatter!! Boon be. ready. Here's what you group of young girls from the Pub
? ployment for one with the Cincinnati Virginia Hood, inspector in 862, may expect, according to Collier's lie Voucher Section I at her home
Street Railway Company 881 Is leaving next week for, Pittsburgh .r.eew ..wn r.w magazine, when the new autos I recently. The purpose was a surprise -

a surveyor on a new reconstruction Pa. Object, Matrimony 11 9. Do not use Inflammables near start rolling off the assembly I party for Verby Copelan
program and draftsman and I FlashGlrls! here's a new prospect m open flame lines: engines in the rear with :and Mildred Illake. Verby wat/J' -
designer in the office. i We have a bachelor in shop I 10. Disconnect all electrical appliances space forward for; luggage, spare I showered( with gifts prior to her
y' He was a student at the University I 862( ; Ersatz. He has nice curly when not in use. lire and fuel; windshields curving' departure for Fort Meade, Maryland -
of Cincinnati during these hair! I 11, Be sure water pipes are not round the front dors for greater : where she is to meet her husband *
R list two employments, taking a Glamour boy, Chief Broun of frozen before lighting the hot water v. is 1 Ion ; unbreakable, flexible 1 Lt. William L. Blake, U. S.
civil engineering course for four 862. is leaving us. He's wearing the'' heater paqued glass tops; metal tops' ,Army. After a social hour, dell
years. i "golden" eagle,We'll miss this en-1 I that fold into the luggage comI I I ciou refreshments were served by
) In 1929, he joined the forces of'i,' rgetic young man_especially his been home in Juwa bur a, few ] irtment; no more fenders; water I the hostess.
the US Engineers. in thq Cinclnl qcasional putburst, ; of singing Another /eeks. I i sprayers washing mud off your) Correction pleasel! In.last week's
U district, working first as a departureiisouj, boy,, DuvKj! J The Cable shop says "Hello" to lumn, 'twas said that the lucky
purveyor: flood control surveys I :Shop 864 says ';So long," Wilt Groves! < our new inspector.1 11v seatsadjustable.. up and QWIt'or, IItan to whom Yvonne Keaton .is
.. .. .. '
-f i < 1-ifn- tn fVn rvfflon n- i tnm "t- Tf. "i"" 1 r 1 1 "

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11 October, 1945 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Nine j

,More Cash For Ideas & R Personnel

i Administration I result of laM ueek's election for Director* of the Em-:
1.lof't' Association proved a dose) rave in Assembly- and Repair
HKOOKS and MISS MIL- with Joseph Fagan (Metals. Hi iv.) nosing out Martin T. Ciiirr
\ have finally, by some (Engine Overhaul). Elected: member representing other department -
actions, obtained an I on the Board for the next: term are: Phil U. Dryers :Supply ; -
Girls how did you do '; t'liirlne iannauaj, General Deptw.; and J. }'. Nettles' J'ub-
We hear it's quite a sight, too; lie Works.
i I every convenience you would The final capitulation fchowed the voting to he divided aer'
and plenty of room. I see follows:
happy days ahead for these IN A t. It IN PUBLIC WORKS
J. Facto. . . . .. Sid J. F. Nrtiln . . . . 115
M. T. t.urr . . . . Ill I). Woods . .. ... ... . 13*
have never seen so many} F.:. II. I'uriluc . . . .. 2IM K. I.. Humid .. .. .. . fig
sacks" at one time before In (I. S|"ui Mn .. .. .. . .. l II W, t:. MrMiliun ... ... .. 12
life unless observed the t'. 1. Minn . . .. ...... HI A. U Moody .. . .. .. 4
i you t". D. Warren . ... ... ... I _. .
] employes Monday after they k. A. hcult . .. . .. I 403
their checks. This "No __ IN KNFKU DEPARTMENTS:
Work" really] gives time 021 F. i;.nn.,..y . .. . 14'
I IN I Sfl'1'I.Y. H. :Slrron ... .. .. ... . 'e;
recreation, but the checks just P. 1>. M"u . . . .. .. 421 K. P. Umrrlt. .. ... .. .. . 18
allow too much extrava W. H. ",I..n . . .. .. .. 1&8 K.: T. SnlliTcii .. ..... .. . 12
If anyone needs Saturday J. H. Innbinrt .. .... ... .. .. 11 J. Jones ."; .. .. .. .. .. . 4
most any IV-b would -- '136 2ii \ I

delighted to have the job. .---- -- .--- -- .----._.__.. ..I.II
you don't believe llarbaia
('k can yell loudly just ask I
in the Time Section who INSIDE PUBLIC. WORKS I

around when Frank called her
Yes Patricia Dunn (Contract ) has!
Chicago Friday night. ,
All need is .
"good ol?" days" are coming forsaken Bldg, 450 to take over energy. you a generous
and so Is the Navy. piece of acreage and the patience
the work of Mrs. Louise Abraham! ,
Wood leally likes the to wait the two, three or
who resigned, at MaintenanceBdg.
and } abl'ic"Tame Section
four for
136.Although; years necessary your
is it a cute little blond sailor
plants. to mature for sale!
nickname is 'Ran Hyde" not properly Public
she really likes. Works Transportation, is housedin .J II!A nit a Wise: (Record Unit) has

41 Veronica Ueietield Wave, the midst of Design. and whena io run up and down stairs many
to most of us as Ronnie wedding takes place in there it's times a day. She was wishing out
be very much missed around gaiety filters in! Edna Townsend,
Personnel Section. We know Sic married Lt. t tjg) Elmer J. loud for an escalator when) a very

happy since she and her hus Truby, Safety Officer stationed at robust gentleman within earshot

) both are receiving their dis Naval Air Gunner's School and promptly picked her up, depositing
dt'' < from the Navy. Ronnie's very generously had wedding cake her on the second deck before she
.. 1 ,1"t
.. .. t ..:":',,#, :> .. _iI. and witty personality really for all hands. It was so good that could draw a breath or squeal.
-" -- --- .r '" her many friends and wher- only the crumbs were saved by Note: who is the man who "with
best week at A & It of
: two group employee were Ronnie was there was always the girls to sleep upon and dream the greatest of ease" can easily
checks. by Captain donkey for Itenehclal Mig-gefctions.: Ronnie and Freddie expect Edna's. husband is being discharged snatch up a girl I of five feet seven
Robert( Ottoman of No. 812 "alt A C: "uuie winner. HA rec eh their home in Kentucky and she is joining him! very Inches tall His avocation is his-
$130.00' fur his Idea for "Kepairlng; n."ll"r'Ibr.lorl.." and $'i< here's wishing th.mmuch soon, she hopes in the civilian tory and his vocation is mechanics -
for his "Jlp for MK.VI' ) Bomb Rack Release Assembly." James >le<. and happiness. ranks. Good luck! !
baiiffli of 1"0.81 also hit top money with a check for $1.10.00 Maintenance General satisfaction
*. Mary Iliclulgo checked out Electrical Department is felt about
bin "Culling- Tool for leadingKdg: KU) Wings." Joe Parson. last the Administrative
as a result of her hus week welcomed back new Leave
No. 1400 recited 1 10.1)(1 for Isle" lir"l.v l.ower Scaffold.. A. : being discharged from the I'll..nia .<\. Gilbert, a veteran of Regulations for group IVb employees -
(Clevcluml No. JSM! won $'.1.00 for a "Cain and dear Holder." Mary will always be remem over four year's Army service! as sponsored ry; the Shop
801ll'cl"in| also won ${. .OO for an Idea l.t .1t4"thlt'e Truing Time." by her deep voice. Mary and Gilbert came Committee and so clearly and con-
Perry' of No. .tot: received 'JO.OO for the "Kemov'al Center: have gone back, to New Or to w oj- k for cisely defined by Capt. D. B. Vjntres. -
Bearing Power Case." K. K. Mark No. 1485 for hit "Electric-: to live. Public Works P.W.O., In hm P.W. memorandum
Tachometer, and T. K.: Schrenier of Xu. :30K for his ".. now
.hlll't.I Violence! Fletcher and (1'11. when the station that wartime regulations
Light and Mirror" each Mere ."ludl'.1,1141.\ K.: H. Hines lAnd l !? Brown are leaving la was in its are no longer needed
Shorn split. $1.1.00 fur a "Wrl'nc'h for Hill! task Klvlt "" I this week as a result of their beginning "way x. ...
and Hugh Stoj-ner. Fabric and "Finish for "Scieeninif .. \ being discharged. back when." He I
A. "'. llofmeister; for a "Ke\t'ing Paint Table" and l.orance gave the Time Section the was born in MACIt'INEDIVISION"
per for a ('nit Machine l HH-IH8I, received' Silt each.l.. M. :> of enlisted Personnel's new Pittsburgh Pa.,
received his portion of & joint additional award of $12.00 I with and why doesn't he tak but Jacksonvillehas
Jurrard, and 1i.: W. ftrlltle. William Kid if way, formerly with A .t ? What a headache! If you been his i
and now stationed at North Island San l Diego, California: .\ either Sunny Cooper or Nancy home as he expressed i K.v M. rtle Tucker
received a check of $175.00 for "Hydraulic System Tester." I tearing out their respective it Tom Ciilhl'l.t"since Let's go Machine Division if you
Those ithoun in the MtcompM.n.tiiiff' photo are, at lisp| you'll really know the rea I was a like to read about your shop! !
shift ( kneelingleft to right ) 1,01'a nee Turner Joe Parson. all'A, why. Oh Happy Day when kid." He enlisted in the Army in Eugene: Burch of the Grinding!
Iledinliiuigh I ( standing left to right1') W. llofim-lster. .-\, K.: (' .., I straightened out! November 3911, I leaving the port of Section Is back with us after one
)land.' It. Mark, ('ltili.| | Malcolm Cloukey, I'.S.N., 1..4. Osborne. K.: been starving literally New York by way of Fort Dix and a half weeks absence, due to
Iine! lower photo ( kneeling, left to right) (day shift ) .... K.: Se' I away to a mere ton. This New Jersey, for oversea June 9, illne*.*.
per, Hugh Mogner.: !>. M. Scott.! Standing I ('left to right!) Jack '' of waiting until 12:30: for 1912! His duty took him to many :Mr. Adams of Shop Storese\
: : ..:.. We can't take it. countries! and many major battlefronts also back after three weeks the
,gain. Robert, it e leman. ( apt. .lit.calm ( luukry'. l \. and II. I Ugh on
... ole bell rings at 11.00: for the namely England North sick
and ponor we We have to Africa. Sicily, Corsica Italy and :3litttie I Gibson has just receiveda
INSTRUMENT LET'SGet one and one-half hours more. Fiance, before he returned to the. telegram from her son. George' K.:
so we have to eat a sandwich USA by way of Newport :'News Wl"bh. BMle. at Portland Oregon.She .
SHO'Plrgillla Acquainted and at M :;30 a full- Va. It expecting | i home soon
lunch. That's how we'ro The tall, handsome Thomas was :\hHIH"! )"IIIIII"\1'l'r;\ spent the
ll.l > Fraser away to a ton. Eating two a Corporal (Technical) with AUatlon week-end at the beach and from
"Callie" Tlllmaii of Pressuie instead of one. Engineer Unit, 815th Engineer I. the looks of the nice tan she has
Department and Karl: Hearne formerly I ::' !? Chiihh, why did you Battalion 12th Air Force. He old man sunshine was good to her.
of Bombsight Room, were I the Time Section ? No more came through without a scratch :.Mr. DillnMii of the Drill Section
married at the home of Mabel I stories! Don know If we can but said it all is like a bad. bad received a letter from Johnnie I),
Griffin in Arlington River Hills, p f (I without them. Please! come dream. Nevertheless, he gained Kennedy. formerly\ the Machine
Matron of honor was Lena Smith, I Ii ] thirty pounds. He ill single. and Shop. He is aboard a repair ship!
,of Electric Department, and best i _.- can't get adjusted yet to all the now in Japan He wishes to tell
.._ .. __. I "
man, Charlie: \Mmbro, AFClc. ol changes on the homefront in many all his friends "Hello.
,Bombsight Ho.lMany friends ways..the flocks of girls on the ___x__
attended. After a honeymoon !in ORDNANCE I' station the rationing of items and Filling; out an application for dependent -
lakeland Florida, the couple will all the strikes and talk of strikes. 'a aid a soldier answered

reside in Wilmington, Delaware. Teddy Lull and Lynn Poland; Huh tloedert (Chili has a hob. ":'\0" to the question as to .

Wt all extend best! wishes to this ( 'f James ;>la' ne.t' was a. by of growing beautiful flowers--- he had any dependents. "
pArticularly zinnias asters and You're married aren't .:
popular pair.Welcome you
on Sunday September :ii JI).
dahlia Bob hopes to have his hobby an officer asked
to the New leading day he was ma tried for hill .
grow into a nursery and surpluslet Ye*. sir, but she ain't dependable
Chief of Accessories Division, arrived from Perth Austra- .
for his time and .
spate surplus
'Chief Mntniiik. formerly of Metals many months of waiting .
Division hip. They will make their

Wave trace Livings, Sic Is on the station and our beat
(dome on leave. We hope she I is !* go with them.

having; an enjoyable time.Kmxtry Is really supporting ATeChTraCen0
Morris of Optical De- aren't we fellows'? Even
partment Is back after spendinga : see four teams and can't ,
week's; leave. is never known ( for we can't
Ernest Kehrt AMMllc and Kobl. i handbook of general I that far or could it be its>
tion for Civil Service F. \
Smith, AMMl2c, have been transferred backing: 'Oll. So bring In -
to Interim Overhaul These will be distributed tomorrow goals, team. AJ A
boys, formerly of the Gyro Shop October HM5. See your K.: Itiinn after several
are certainly missed by all of us. for your copy. I of trying hard to figure
The shop received a letter from just where her 1')1was., has My Emma: :Site Mcl.eod Ian Personnel Office. Mrs. Ethel: A,
))euey Iliilclilns, a former coworker sciewy Ix)oey word that he is In this Welcome back to NATechTra- Mc He asked to be remembered The young medical Island to all. It was nice to hear from walked past the ychiatnc. : I '" ('. <;aid,.."d, AFClC I for a longtime in the Disbursing and Mrs. :MabelV.. Tangle on 27
each morning and* 'alched one wife Anna, celebrated their him.An old friend 1M. Decker the inmates, go through the wedding anniversary Oi-to- 'When she left in June. she had no It you want to see a ray of sun
Smith tailed ion us the other day. tions of winding up and (' I We all wish them many I Idea at that time that she ould shine just step into Lt. Jackson's
It was a pleasant! reunion enjoyedby an Imaginary ball. One of happy ones. ;, I be t back However, she says she 1 hi office and gaze on the beaming
us all.Koland. friends finally asked him why I efko, AOMlC comi i nighty glad to be back countenance of Bernice ('III'IIt,".
Iterst.n. CSAI of the stopped daily and watched his >4 point and is on his | \Ve all remember Hope hellner She only radiates sunshine but she
Watch Department has received screwball go through his act. for home. ..J..hnnlIt'rmR". (>f the War Bond Office. I had a has personality plus.A .
his discharge from the Navy. Sorry I "Well," he answered "If I ., and Mike :SherutNxl I etter from her the other day In report from the Commandant,
to see him go. keep going: the way they are, I'll are also waiting for their which, she writes that while Pha Sixth. Naval District has just been
A lot of luck to all. )| t has been l her home received War
KduHid: Hake, AMM2c, Inspector in there some day catching busy fixing up regal'dlngCivilian
in Gyro Room wasn't with us that guy and I want to get on I' Mal (1\itery long but he became a good his curves." in Ordnance, has written to i IS and longs!' to return to the 3uuly throughout that District. In the

\...! 'friend In a short time. Ed's: discharged I X let us know she arrived safer South. She says sh! arid her lead and holding a 100'r perfect
from service\ this week Feeling Her Out I Oakland. Calfornia and will husband expect to return sometime participation in War Bond Allot-
and although It's what he wanted Cox: 'Darling I can lead (' work at the Naval Air this winter and that *h ue will all miss him. Best of lurk like a book." there this week. Her son t,top )long enough to see us all. ( civilians of NATechTraCen. Proudwe
rD; Wave: "OK.. But there's from school there as Joining the ranks ,.f the are to hold this honored leadership -
Warren Thompson Inspector of need to thumb the pages" n on September 15.: i tons at this' activity are three new which proves that the civilians -
Gyro Room is back with u* again ,1" Kniert.: S 2l'. loves for song 1I'l'h'nlsKMlhl"rlnf IS. ))"vis, *'ho at this activity realize: that
after being out sick W* aie glAd never a dull moment when he W We mean. when his 1 has: taken up her duties at the there is no investment so bound
to see him around again. eRi11" atound. Lots of luck to you. encircle a little tor big) J IBM School arid Susanne Utollh'rt and so convenient u that provided -
"'* iholl, AOM3c formerly i Congratulations to John. his vocal': cords! give over to *> >' and ilorla A. Bourne who lire by the allotment plan. There )_
of Camera Dprtmnt, has fclott, Leadingman. AIM from .(. Nice going! Ernest,' we i ii n the Personnel office. no better method of preparing tor -
tl 0 '' J'" ,,' ) I ,' ,,,,;,, lor. .. 0 II'" ,..1, IHI11". ntf We n "of ,', 'n I to. 0' r

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I'' The Admiral Comes Aboard

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,..RIIH\. AND SATVIWU'-DOLLY SISTERS in olor with i H k r1
John Payne Betty Grable, June Haver; NEWS; at 1800 and 2000,

MTM> \\-RADIO STARS; ON PARADE with France Langford 4 ) &
an'1 Wally Brown: ANNAPOLIS, special; at 1500 1800, and 2000 '

HOLLYWOOD: MARCH OF TIME: NEWS: at 1800 and 2000 '

NKDNRSI: ) M COME OPT FIGHTING with the East Side Kids;

CREATION color feature at 1800 and 2000 I"


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1 !31 'S I_ ,0)

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Naval Air Technical( Training (enter last week wa \lsltecl-U'b;' Rear Admiral Felix U. Stumpy

PL "fOc'ond l from left, Chief of Natal Air Technical mining:, Mho came for a tour of the training; renter.
and a brief conference on post-war training; matters lip was greeted; on Ms arrival by Rear: .Admire
Ralph IMvlnon, Chief of Natal Air Operational Training; (right), rapt Ford Tailor (left), and Capt/
Joseph B, lynch CommandingAT1; '(' (_'ond<< from right ), Admiral Stump IK transferring; theNaal >
Air Technical Training (omnmnd ndqiiurters, formprl)' in (Mcago: to 'f'n""J" as, one of the

first tps In po..t-""r organi/ation ,
if f
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t! Old and Young At NATO Getting USO Show Playing

i Auditorium
Authentic Information On Education Tonight
"Thank Loads, one of the

If you're looking for some high I Victory units I presented' by the
education interrupted when Balled USO-Camp Shows, will be' the at
*hoot credits for the work andtraining
traction the NATll Auditor..
into lI..rvh'1'IOmt' are as in
you've had In the Navy, young sum today Two shows will be
as 17, and some are in their late!
or if you think you want to continue staged, beginning at 1800 and
thirties They're all after the same 2000
your education after that final -
separation, either In high general; thing wanting: to improve The production Is' great enter

school or college, there an office themselves one way or another tamment, a happy blending of music .

It NATTC which can give you a through I'dlll'lItlonlil processes fun, and variety with a stage
lot of the answer' tp your question full of interesting; personalities.Like .
and problems.That's I other revue-type shows, the
Through USAFI (United tIt.te.ArmE"1'I .
-'->' stress is ,
: on gay comedy pretty
what 1lot of men hereare
(Forces Institute I men
on and smash hit tunes But
Two Corning Here-Jtme Haver, Frances s are specially
/ in increasing number to theEducational which may gain them credit! I.tthl.
--- trained artists, adding extra suspense -
Services Office in the high m.hoi or college where
and excitement to make thi.
s / EVEX'iS); Administration Building ((500i I and their education was interrupted or one of the best of the variety
asking Lieut Victor H Alhrecht
they may strike for credits at new
I shows' put out by Camp
-l'wn.l l a variety of question and getting in institutions, either high school orcollege A half dozen acts are included

I !: the answers., dance line Renee
Aix Gold
TOO! -U 'O Show with six lively act; Itt 101 and 200ftFKIDU The questioner art'n't limited to I Coasters! ;
A fact which many d'n't realize Melva, xylophonist; Sid and
FOOTBALL GAME Turret v*, Bombers, on NATTC I any age; level or to a particular: educational and which Lieutenant Albrecht Ronnie Dean, comedy: Gordon Ala
- gridiron beginning! at 1830. Note Morning Orders for possible time background Those who Is constantly' emphasizing__ exander, comedy magician: Three
things,> i already' have visited the office is that men who have had training Gob and a Girl: acrobat' ; and Patricia
FOOTBALL GAME AEVt JV mh NATTC range/ in education from those who : courses of one kind or another Floyd, pianist
OW ,
TUK:> v* > rs; on I'I'grl1lron. ,
got as far as the seventh gradeto in the Navy probably ran get I x _
others who lacked half a :year that training applied towArd 1
The best place to find a helping
.'IItln'-At Waves Athletic Area available of winning their college degreesbefore '
; archery equipment credits in high schools' and colleges hand is at the end of jour arm.
' for men and V\a\ex I that Greeting caught up Likewise, in some InstAncesthe '
: AIINIORecreational: rehearsal room la available to all hands In I I'i with them That among enlisted type: of work they are doingor I :.
I I Gob: I just got a haircut, doel ,
personnel A number of officers
the Auditorium Band Room, Instruments may bf procured from have done In the Navy will justify ,
S P Lanteri\, Music daily from 1600-2100. likewise are getting answers' to credits "back home" it look bad ?
iHOU' |
r educational question at the Probably the largest single MA A : Not ''lJt you'd betted
STATION tOUKsh.: Daily from 1000 to 2000 Open to I rational Services Office F.1'I1I.1 portion of men visiting the office pro- stamp jour head 'This End Up,1*
all Clubs available at locker in NATTC Auditorium
personnel. I II There just a* wide a range! in are interested in getting highs : ,-, .
INSTRUCTION for NAT1C personnel by R. \, Reynolds '
t GOLF the ages represented by those visiting hool credits for training: or work "How hard doT have to hit tt
SpA)2c( 1300 to 1530. Special classes for WAVES by appointment), the office, While most of they've done in the Navv Thatperhaps to knock it into the water" Asked

/. Sign! up at Shack.SWIMy11NG i it them are in that 18, 10 and 20- can he explained by the the nervous' mayors wife at hef '
t IMILV Recreational period for enlisted men, their l :year year, old group: who had their (ontinned on I'rtge Twelve' first slilp launihing
" guests, wives and WAVES from 1800 to 2100 at NATTC pool No, 1.
a t--tturdays-Co-recreationAI; period from 08V: I to 1200; 1300 to 1700;
Barber Shop Is In New Quarters
1SOO) to 2100 Sunday-Co-recieational period from 1200 to 1700; and
13)'3 to 2100.
IIOVTKisN HOUSE:; ; open daily from 1550 to 2100 Saturdays' and s
r Sundays' from 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted, personnel and rela-

tives and guests,

NVTTO LIBRARY open daily from 0800 to 2100
BOWLING' daily at Ships Service from 1200 to 200.: () LLdb

-. AJiorcSUMHY

t -Trip to Silver Springs for all NATTC personnel and
guests: Tickets $288 round trip. Bus leaves at 0830 from circle outside -
? Main Gate. Leaves Silver Springs at 1800.' Special rates for

servicemen and women at Silver Springs.

JltKisOMILLt BEACHES-Buses leave at frequent intervals

from Union Bus Station, corner Bay and Hogan Streets, Surf bathing
and other recreation at one of worlds finest ocean beaches Bus

fare 25c:

NAVY MOnifcR'S HOSTESS HOUsE. 101 East Church Street

UsO CENTERS at 122 West, Forsyth Street, above Blanding Bus

Station, Church and Nesvnan Street; 311 West Duval. Street. USO
WO IEN'S DIVISION at 43 West Monroe Street

.Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks from last stop on
Sn Juan Row Boats-two hours, SOc, canoes-11.00 per hour; motorboats$2.00 ; 1 '

per hour, five to eight people per boat.

and Lakeshore Blvd $1.00 per hour for two hours; $1 W) per one

lour; groups of eight or ten-}1.00 for two hours. HYDE PARK

;- r'- "
e Whit' do you know about l oV"0"" Bos'n'*, slightly the worse

for Il Saturday night celebration,
PUjntv I drove a cab for three
boarded: a bus And tried to pay
ye"fi their fare to a man in uniform |
"You've mate a mistake," said I

Said the experienced girl to the the officer. "I'm a naval captain, ... .-- -.. -. --.-- .
innocent WAVE who was about to I not a conductor:' I II Last vei';. the barber chop moved Into, new quarters In |the lIollthe..t'IJI of the Shlp'i Service
on a date with Marine.: "Re'Hey I Joe:' exclaimed one of the Ittiilding More commodious' quarter and a brighter atmosphere! add lr" I the attrnrliveneHi. of the new
member I go honey, don't let those pair, "I t's get oft we're on a hop, In**! nliowH firs! iiHlomer" In |the new stand-<'"It. Joseph R. Lynch, Commanding) NATTC,
bowl conduct medals fool you:" -1 battteiJhlp." getting) a trim from "Mr. Parker," nunigpr ot the shop i


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October, 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven

Officers Receive Awards From Skipper 5PLfSHf S fflam nm-ic ,' -

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ATYt C en 1 "SHIP'S .


?re ... The 'good word" about married COMPANY PROFILES
s4ee WAVES being eligible for discharge -

rc: 1' 1 'criU caused a small riot and celebration I
r in Barracks 51 with He may look quiet and docile _
WAVES Schlndelwolf, Simpson but don't let that fool you!
I y John Jilthoonrg, AKMSc e' jf'J a: Turner, Kirk, and Forrest doing a :, James A. Nabers, BMlc, row!
Lt Commander Sauter, the mad dance. attached to tlu office of the Officer

OinC of the NTSch lAEM), is a A letter from Scottie from Dallas of the Day, KM been aiour.d.
firm! believer In the use of visual informs us that she misses the He likes excitement, and dicing
aids for rapid and thorough training L. girls here. the years he's lived has had qui'e

in the AEM School. Workingin A, Smith and A. Bailey have I a bit of it, as a plainclothes man
collaboration with Lt.jg( ) started a menagerie in Bks. 51 feuding out enemy agents )in Yew
Phillips, the Instructional Aids with three live ducklings and one I York, and batting; it out with tr...
Officer for NATTC, Jacksonville, live alligator. i elements as an engineer with the
he has succeeded in building: and r Rural Electrification: : Admits n-
perfecting what is one of the finest Coffee parties both held ell day I tWi in Texas
and night in WAVE bks | Nabets studied
,Visual Aids Departments in the -
Navy. Through the efforts of these "Keep the pot boiling" J. Feeney architecture y
two, Comdr. Sauter and Lt Phil. is considered the best coffee brewer :, and draft' it
secureda in Bks. 54, the tJmv iJit..r h
lips, the department has I
group of artisans, who in civilian Lieut. John E. Small, right, last week received a Commendationfrom Anyone looking for a WAVE on of Kansas and .
life, were expert commercial ar Capt. Joseph B. Lynch, Commanding, NATTC, and Gunner Friday night, 5 Oct, would have worked and
Lists, industrial designers, engineering John W, !MrKeown second from right received the Air Medial. been sure to find her at the NA T. studied under '
draftsmen, sign-painters, Watching the ceremony are! Comdr. 11. P. Beebe, XAT1C Executive TC Auditorium dancing to Shorty the State architect : ." z.
letterers, and blue print makers. Officer, second from left, and Lieut, If. K, Ix-M, Offlcer-ln-Charge Sherock's Orchestra. A good time there for i xt'
Their work is of high quality and of the Advanced Aviation Ordnance School Lieutenant Small's home was had by all. Martha Capps and about two 'Y? ,

K Department as a whole, has Is In I'nlontown. J'a., and Gunner McKeown lives at Eugene, Ore. Bee Allen served refreshmentsIrene years. He was .
_i of inestimable value to theW'M -- -- Cunliffe was 'Pitching in" especially Interested d
School In its speeded-up pro in the check room Pat MeidonlcU in foundation '
Even Screen View Still
gram of training. Separation: and Coleman were showing their constiuc- lames .*. >aber*

Clyde Westfall made a trip tobulMlnl' skill In "cutting the rug," V I tion.
Grammentz lost out In a fight over I He went to Texas and the REA
6 Iff the
Of Grable Goes On At NATTCNearly
storeroom, one morning last Betty the "Bugs Bunny" and "Donald from Kansas and was a field engineer -
week about 9 o'tlotk. Aw he Duck" Cartoons. If you are won- !' with a staking crew. This
went In he noticed two officers a half hundred additional dering of the whereabouts! of past was a little quiet for him. Whm
landing In front of the building 'Worth Two Pounds ,-enlisted personnel moved from dance decorations you ml qht try : 7 December came, his brother
NATTC last week to wrote that if he really wanted to
but he paid no particular attention separation looking In the WAVE Bks. (
1o them. When he had completed "Not all combat duty is inter oenters as well scattered as Jack The new Sp. R's are having fun get in on some excitement to cometo
his errand he locked the esting or exciting" sonville and Puget Sound, Wash- meeting again the WAVES they New York at once
It could have been New England i | Nabers did; and found himself
door and started back. The officers Iington. recruited. They are still good at
stopped him, and Inquired modesty that made Bernard Flan i I Most of those leaving here were giving pep talks. i working with the Foreign Funds,
a'l to when the building wouldbe agan AOMlc Worcester, Mass., transferred to Jacksonville, Lieutjg ; A new dental class has begun Control Unit a branch of the S(-
in the
say that cret Service He was on
open for business. !Somewhat ( ) Mary l.ou'an Aernam assistant with the following WAVES
I enrolled "
A veteran of 42 months of the "Nippon Club Picking up
taken abackeMfalI repliedthat sea Officer ,
Separations said and entered: Mary C, Bed-
duty, 13 aboard the Texas in the I aliens and confiscating their preptrties
the building wan a storeroom Lieut. Clarence Bean is NATTC sale HAlc, Kineth Zaki, PhM3c;
them over to
Atlantic 29 on the New In and sending
and nothing more It seems Jersey Separations Officer Arlene Kruse, HAle Mot-
the officers were Instructed to I the Pacific\ Flanagan is now attending ; Dorothy Ellis Island, kept him jumping. He
To Sound went Robert G, tow, PhMSc. '
to buildidng 310 for chest the Aviation Fire Control often worked around the East River
report We..Uall School at NATTC Godfrey AOM2c, and to Boston Rusty French believes in being and Hell's Kitchen districts _
X-ravs.but he couldn't help wa them.very Someone sorry- He wears the Good Conduct, went' Francis P. Connolly, SF2c, well escorted at football gamesat -- just listening to what was going
Maurice B. Moynahan. AOM2c, and the last she took the'
somewhere' had made a.. typographical American\ Theatre European (with game on around 'the waterfronts.
error. one star). Asiatic with four Charles J. McCarthy, AOM2c. whole police force with her. "Some days I'd be in dirty

stars) and Philippine Liberation I Two went to New Orleans for I II M. Lubben will probably be the clothes with a two-week beard and ....
Things I like: The smart musicof
Ch. Johnson and the band every -\ ( with two stars) awards. I separation. They were R. J, Rem t- next WAVE to pass the "M" they'd take me for a dope fiend"

morning at Colors. Those spirited As Flanagan described her, the heaud, Y3c, and James O. Grant. tE'tlt"It the now immaculately white-cled
New Jersey is ham, AOM2C Bos'n Mate recalled.
a battle-
martial airs put la tune, "Super" you have wondered why the
ship. Part of Task Force : The After their work rounding up
58. Flanagan's i following were transferredto WAVE Redllne has been running
for the day The friendly camaraderie I
that is so evident job was on ordnance with the Jacksonville center: Made around in yellow socks and on the enemy aliens in New YOlk

the fellows I know The among strong; the aviation crew. line M, Warren, PhM3c, Mary S, crutches. It is because she hurt her was largely completed, Naberf
.rivalry of the hard fought games'I'I The New Jersey carried seaplanes Fahringer PhMSc, Harold O. Loch, toe at the beach. went with the Maritime Commission
on her fantail. Flanagan AOM2c, Ernest F Brink, CMlc, and put out on several cruises.
on the volley ball <'omt.The I With radios blaring baseball everywhere -
smell of frying bacon In the cii pearly ( saw to it that their guns were G, B, Speer, Bkr2c, Eudora B, Wilson the WAVES have had After that he joined the Navy."When ,
morning air ... occasionally) loaded cleaned, ammo in order AMMlc, William E. Richard- to listen to the World Series I get out of the Navy I
and to shoot.. want to into some kind of
The honorable discharge that lion Music, Dale Miller AOMlc, games :Many have become inter get
looms ever hearer.Irma "Sometimes we had to get those George J. Broadhurst, BMlc, ested. work of my own new fields,__few
planes ready to go up on five min- Charles K. Spar man, SKV'lc: R. W, people game hunting, Js'abeis
Julian, after three yearsof 1 utes notice IJlanagan laid "That 1 Webb, SC2c. Richard C Hare, SC What WAVE blushed when a said the other day. There should
faithful, efficient service as 1 sailor caught her in the
means being right on your toes 2c, James M. Harris, AEM3c, Morris be plenty of opportunity from Alaska I.
mimeograph operator with the: and keeping on them. And because E, Jeremiah AOMlc lounge wearing a short night to the Texas ranges for men
Harry J.
AMM School and later the ABM"A" shirt 1The
there with his kind of ambition."I .
were only three seaplanes Boetsc'her
Otis E, Ham
School this week to WAVES of their' "
moves I areproud
I we got to know them and mond don't like to be confined, he
AOM2c Reinhold
Central Technical Training where Heise, newly painted barracks.
their crews pretty well. added. He told of fishing enterprises -
she will take over the mimeograph | "We did everything on those AOM2c, Hubert E. Paul. SC3c, Those who attended the last which have taken him from
department. She will work under William T. Hendricks, AOM2c, Camp Blanding dance are still ;
planes but fly 'em, he said. "They the reservoirs of New City
the supervision of Printer, first were so clean they'd passrinspection Thomas Detoie, ACFC, Robert F, raving over the good time they (where it was! necessary to have
class, Carl Miller and her OinC When Armbiuster, AOMlc. had. especially Ber tie Ziemer. and health examinations
I any day. they were out I special passes
will be Lt. Frank K. Mosher. The on anti-sub patrol and got the Eugene I.. Strohmeyer, AM2c, We suggest that J. Kahle learn I and which yielded no fish
transfer means a promotion for word It was really the word Merrill I. Smith. AEM3c, Warren the hours the library is open. The I to; virtually every damp spot in
Mrs. Julian. We offer our congratulations i| Mainly, the New" Jersey with her G, Gates, ACOM. George Krieger, following "Book worms'! are enjoying Northern Florida.
and best wishes for her AEMlc. Richard J. Hennessy, AEM their finds: Blanche Jack
big puns: provided AA protectionfor The man is quite athletic. During -
continued success. }.I n. Julian is the Third Fleet (Task Force 2c'alter K. Schaal, AEM2c, son with "Strange Fruit," Marjo-I his last year in school he was
succeeded bv a newcomer to N A T- lSS: I, I Myron E. OBjrne. AOMlc, Wes- rle Hold n "Life In a Putty Knife I a four-letter man, in basketball
TC, Mrs, Kay Da\'ls Nothing exciting so far is sell H. Blake, CPhM, Nicholas T Factory," Lucy Adkins 'Forever I football, baseball, and tennis. He's
At the last NATTC dameMate I there" Flanagan asked.In Huhta, AEMlc. Curtis C Garcia, Amber," Tillie Meyer, "Earth and I been city tennis champion in To-
Hut Ludwlg found herself twenty-nine months in the Sic, Leroy F'S'ien, AOMlc, Joseph High Heaven," Erma Foteet, I neka and Saluda and was runner-
the renter of attraction for Al ; Pacific Flanagan recalls seeingone L. Trigani, AFC2c. Arthur W "Leave Her to Heaven" ,ip in the Blue Ridge Mountain Regional -
('oeman and "l/j" /namlrnw- I'SO show, which accommodated Oir. AFC2c, George J. Aboss AOM x. I tournament.
i.kl. These' ion it seems' were I I 2800 men And what movies Ic, and Daniel G. Gray, AEClc. Then there was the tobacco auc- Right now, he's weathering out
. .
lelng for her favor as well asher I they did show accommodated 100 "-*- tioneer who came into the Navy 1 us Navy tour of duty, living en
terpsichorean efforts. The arguments 'of those 2800 men a how. | "What is conscience ?" with the rate of LSMFTlc. he Station with Mrs. Nabers and
llt'hl..nII'! '. Cand I Flanagan claims that his is net "Conscience is the thing that I Civilian gal: Sailors must be a heir small child Despite that midwestern -

Mr. /, waxed: hot and heavy at an action story. But it is a vvai hurts" when everything else feels happy lot whenever you pass! om* \ schooling and residence,
The real lminv came I story When you lose two pounds good, ;he's whistling. s'abers home is in Saluda, N C
.rrell. morning w ht'll "I/ry" (I "sweating it out" in a hot galley -

another discussion Ith just to see Betty Giable, that's Swing Reigns InN \TTC Auditorium I
Coleman about the matter. Invectives war
flew thick and fast. Finally j Now, after 42 months, Flanagan ---- .. .. --..
they decided to nettle It by says he's going to see all the Ail-
tailing Dot and asking her point I conditioned movies they'ie showIng. -

blank, which one she enjoyed : m
dancing with the most I understand x .

Coleman came out the victor I Whyte's 72 Scofe Tops t
but they parted au friend | -
I Golf Round
Lt, Commander "Cal" Kuykendall. Qualifying _
), the former OinC of the AI'S'hool i Continued From 1'age Six: r rP
became separated last l&st week's play are: Lt. Charles
week. His boys, the men of AP : Moore. 76; Lt, D. R. Stiau, 77'
ship's Company evinced their high I J. C Hartley, 78; G. B. Wolfe, 78; k
Lt. Comdr. White, 79 and Lt Col. Y
regard for their "boss" by giving : ; > 3
him a rousing sendoff templet/ ''J. D. Howard, 80. 1
with speeches and several tokens |I| Harvey announced that before
of their esteem, among which was : the tourney is completed there will
a handsome plaque containing astriking I be an alteration on the 4th hole,
drawing of the Commander lengthening it 125 yards, and the

done in color, and the auto 6th hole will be stretched for sixty ,
graph and address of every man additional yards -
in the Division Mr Kuykendall'shies \ - vfl
as OinC of the AP School, "I got a real kick cut of kissing "
been assumed by Lt. Com- Jane last night. :
Conger who has just "Any more than usual ?" :: -

pleted a long, tough; tour of com-j I "Yes, the old man caught me," ai .
duty, during which, he saw "Ate you the commander of
siderable action.Incidentally. I I this company?" inquired a sweet LrAI5!
'old lady. "I'm Mis. Jones I havea '
Oscar Shelby tells
grandson serving in jour unit."
me that the AI' bunch now have .
I "I know" the CO. "He'saway ''
I replied
bowling team that is ready end on a furlough now attendingyour Shorty Sherotk and his company of 17 gave: with: the J1-t-music atl'rlchi&hth; ie''th; auditorium

willing to' take on all comers..1+ funeral! bulged at the bulkheads with the crowds of Waves, sailors, and guests who took in the big
Some of the boys are porting averages showSome of the! swing fans who packed the auditorium can be seen at left, and right center, sitting
between 170 and 180 which k you are: good bowlers, here's'' Is Klajne Trent, who didn't hurt the program one Iota, according to any good number of tailor J

. isn't at all bad. If any of you guys your chance to prove it. attending. "

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Here's That Mighty Turret Squad I II I Order I Sailor Rewrites

Books CeremonyThrough

a Navy service paper,
Ship's sailor offers this version of a

I wedding ceremony:
Additional Chaplain: Wilt thou, John, have
ing Course woman as thy wedded wife, to
dered together insofar as the )r
sale to both of Naval Personnel will

sonnel here, it ? Wilt thou love het, take her
week. the movies, and come home
In a letter on all 48's ?

a mand, Rear Man: I will.
i, Chief of
cnaplam.: wilt tnou, maiy, IA
r G ;r .tx Training, said sailor as uiy weucied< hu band
Y a ommended
aw t a } in minu libel iy nouns, snip
listed be
men d\Uell, rcscuctloim: watches
public sale orders, uncertain mail con
; Any individuals : ana various ouier problems

; :::4 of men the or books by : ixavy lite / Vvilt tnou cuey him,
loge, Honor ana wait fur him
money order to I learn to warn, tola and press
: : Documents, '' umtormo ,
: Additional
: Girl: 1 Will
viously sold at
'! r :(.__l 'r.w>,, )"' '. :!>,!1I, '!iQJiIOOiir'" 'I,_ _, ""W"K". been included 1>lan. 1, ooiin, take laee, rimy,
That Turret squad at the beginning of the Intramural season at NATTC, was rated the "under purchasing the my vtuued wile tiom i dog" among the three teams making up the league, but at the end of last week had a perfect record, books-priced / 3u, as iai as pel mined by my
I with two wins and no losses. However, true to coaches' tradition, Specialists Fender and Berrett are cost of Oiueer, lioei cy aours,
singing the blues and this week were ranting about all the men they're losing-among them MarineS. and men can ) to change wiuiout notice,
J. Cerame, extreme left, standing, who skippered the team through Its first two victories. library on DeL ei' or vvo 6jje, tor earlier or

leaving active and JL promise to write at
I Plenty Of Football keep it up to once aGtrl Vwej.;: >. r*
Turrets Take( Lead in NATTC Football I
I Offered At NATTCThis chases from : i, a'ibty, take thee, Jot- .
Here are the my wedueu nu&oaiid, uuoject

League; Bombers Go To Second PlaceA TO Intramural week teams football In the league NAT- be days on at sale Ship's order, changing of the residence Officer of when-the

started their second round of
NATTC football team which Airplane the ship moves, to have and
before the season opened was gen- ing kickoff on their own 35-yard meetings. Tuesday, Turret Instruments, hold as long as the allotment
erally considered to be the "un- stripe. A pass, Halfback Marcolivio School and AEM School were to Aircraft through regularly, and there

der-dog" in the intramural league to Right End Svitonek, looked meet. vanced Work thee my troth.
here, last week jumped on top of good for a touchdown but AEM'sQuarterback Tomorrow, Turret School
the three-rung ladder. It happened Butcher outran Svito- meets the Bombers (Ship's Com- ity, Chaplain: Then let no man put
Tuesday when the Turret School nek and pulled him down in the pany) in their second encounter, Blueprint these whom God and the
eleven took the measure of the middle of the mud lake on the AEM and next Tuesday AEM plays Work, of Naval Personnel have
Bombers (Ship's Company) in 15-yard line. There the students the Bombers. It is suggestedthat Radio, Aircraft ught together. By virtue of
tion to
what was the latter's first appear- held on downs but a poor kick kept fans watch Morning Orders authority in Navy regulations
Hand Tools i
ance on the NATTC gridiron. The the ball in scoring territoryonthe for actual game time, as there the Bureau of Personnel Manual
score was 137. AEM 20. Halfback Marek : still is some question regardingthe tricity (12001300)A the latest of bulletins from
Later in the weekFridaytheBombers picked up five, and followed with I best time to begin play. Welding] and 2., and Bureau of Personnel concerning
turned typical muddersand four and two for a first down in- Coaches Lamparelli and Ky- you are now man and ..
swam and slid their way to a side the ten-yard stripe. Then he mer, Fender and Berrett, and by direction of the Command-
13-0 win over the AEM School. went far around his left end for Reynolds and Houssa are turningout Big Officer.
That put Turret on top with two I the first marker of the game. some teams that are offeringa Offered At w*_. -
I fine brand of football to NAY-
wins, the Bombers in the middle Fusco kicked the extra point.
TO fans.Several. Continued
with a win and a loss, and left Shortly after the second kickoffthe
AEM in the challenging position students were forced to kick Saturdays ( (
'r of climbing all the way up. out of their own scoring territoryand 2100)) ('\() From Page Tea
In the Turret-Bomber fray, the the ball was returned by the Go Up On Indoor Pool that the average education
students, still considered short on Bombers to the AEM 45-yard line. Hours: ( ( ) among students making .
reserve strength, opened the bookin A long pass and run, Marcolivioto (Men is 11.2 years and among
the early part of the game to Marek netted 30 yards and a AINav ProvisionA them Company- personnel who (
gain their 13 points and a healthy first down on the AEM 15. The Bldg. 596)) made inquiry, 11.1 years of
margin. Bombers picked up three on two score of lieutenants at NAT- Bowling & .

Turret had rung up the curtain, plays and then Marcolivio, picking TC late last week were made elig- Building 517 Quite a large number, however,
kicking to the Bombers, but, un- his receivers with the authorityand ible for advancement in rank to and 1% -aeking for Information about
able to gain a first down the accuracy of a veteran, threwto that of lieutenant commander ration _where they can best get
Bombers kicked, then held Tur- Svitonek who went over the (temporary). The eligibility was hours: ( engineering, for instance. !.
ret, forcing the students to kick double stripe. The attempted kick effected through an AINav, an- (5 cents a become interested since
again. Both defenses were strong, was no good. nounced In Washington Thursday Hours ( technical training through

and the Bombers were forced to The final period offered the spec- night. 2000)) ) Navy. They also want to know ;. .'
kick, the ball stopping on their tators a fiasco of pass intercep- Those lieutenants at NATTC Golfing- colleges are best for busi
own 45. Two plays gained little tions. Marcolivio had covered by the AINav include: aration administration courses, re
yardage, then the Turret's Full- cessfully to Marek for a passed first downon suc- Robert E. Gresimer, Material De- Hours: ( ) ana ventilation engi-
back oote cut through center for the AEM 32 but when he tried partment; John W. McEvoy, Legal (0800-1900)) "industrial electronics,"
Department; Elmer E. Leitner, (Clubs others.
the first counter. A bad pass from again AEM's Halfback Brown many
center prevented the extra point. came in fast, intercepting on his I Hugh Crawford, Arthur J. Loring, -50 cents average age of these men
Rufus J. Pearson, and Louis C. ball)
After an exchange of punts fol- own 19. Halfback are thinking in 'terms of bet
lowing the second kickoff, a long 13 and a first on Benjamin his own 32 gained but : Smith, all Medical Department; Movies (Free) themselves and getting full
Anthony J. Dejulio, Welfare De- NATTC
pass-and for training they've received
an equally long run- when he ran with the ball on the
Bowers to Bender, netted the sec- next play the Bombers' Center partment; James H. Cornelius, west of their Navy tours of duty
Ship's Service; Reginald E. En- bldg. 563
ond counter, and the same passing Garza between Ship's Company
!,\ combination accounted for the ex- hit him hard, and the Ship'sCompany right, and Merle E. Makeever, Hours: ((1730 and students. The stu

tra point. ble. A moment troop recovered later End the fum- Physical and Military Training De- ((1500, 1730 ) average age is 20.3 years, ,
Speaker partment; William G. Camp, John Library. I
I The Bombers gained their seven intercepted another among Ship's Company men
!f.: points late in the second period. Bomber-at J. Gallagher, Paul J. Davison, NATTC 23.6 years. But again_that's
tempted pass and two plays laterShip's
; They revealed two effective passIng Weaver Meadows, and Andrew B. west of average age. Individuals range
t combinations to score the took the Company's Center Chisel Brower, Training Department; Bldg 563 the way from 17 up to 39 years
touchdown. A Turret fumble students. ball in the air from the Kenneth W. Eppert, Executive De- Hours: ( ) age,

'1 placed them in scoring position, partment; and Wilburn H. Seals ((1300-2100)) ----\.; j--
( on the Turret 39-yard stripe. Along The game ended with the Bombers Personnel Department. Tennis, building ( growing scarcity of men is
ri pass, Marcolivio to Marek, in possession of the ball deep Student officers made eligible 1000)) ( ) a lot of girls good and

s netted 19 and a first down on the in AEM territory. through the AlNav included Lieuts. Small Stores, < __
20. Marcolivio picked up six Here are the men who started Charles R. Morrison and Glenn C. ((0900-1700
through the line, and Quarterback that game: Wahlstrom."t Sat.) : "You must avoid all
Barnes passed to Left End Dona- Bombers Pos. AEM Band of excitement.
r hue for the score. Two successive Donahue LE Simmons He (over phone) : "What are Tues., ( : "Can I look at them on tf \
doing?" 1130)) ( ?"
offside penalties gave the Heller LT Arnold you
Bombers three chances for the Fecho LG Frew She: "Getting ready for church." Wednesdays ( (
L point after touchdown, and on that Garza C Polinek He: "Sorry, must be wrong 1900)) like a strong, silent man
third, and legal, try, Barnes went Davenport RG Cacclmicl number." Saturdays ) they think he's listening

through center for the score. Newsham RT Seibert
S't Late in the game the Bombers Svitonek RE Shevock i Turrets Hit The Line For a Gain I If
again were' in a scoring position Freitas QB Butcher
deep in Turret territory, but the Marcolivio RH Brown "
students held firm and took over Marek LH Nickolous :;',,:, ,;,; .. :' .f
the ball on downs on their own Fusco FB Thacker < v'
five-yard line. They worked the
ball out to midfield when the game ')
?i4 ended. Four Officers Get

Here were the starting lineups:
Turret Pos. Bombers NATTC SeparationA

Bender LE Donahue quartet of officers at NATTC
Kowalachuck LT Heller last week were released to inactive
Silwanowicz LG Fecho duty, Officers' Records office an-
Labat C Chisel nounced.
O'Rourke RG DavenportNewsham
Cerame RT The group included Lieut. Comdr.
P. S. Dalton, former head of the
Baltich RE Jones I
Advanced Aviation Ordnance ;
c Foster QB Freitas
School; Lieut. Otto J. Fleig, for-
White LH CanterberryTreelay mer permanent Officer of the Day; )
and Lleuts. Ralph K. Andrist and .
Foote FB Hodge
Joseph W. Baer, student officers. '
The southeast portion of the
football field resembled a lake Fri- -* ? -

day when the Bombers met AEMin Loebl New School HeadLieut
the first tilt between the two
teams and the Ship's Company Herman F. Loebl has been
used a fast running attack and named Officer-in-Charge of the _
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some more successful passing-in Advanced AOM School at NATTC.He Mk'closely D''d';you can see how that Turret;: outfit is gaining' some ;of its yardage and winning

spite of the mud-covered ball-to succeeds Lieut. Comdr. P. S. games In the NATTO football league. Fred Bowers, showing plenty of Improvement All the season
gain their victory. Dalton who last week was de- progresses, U ducking through the line, taking advantage of sr plenty big bole bin teammate produced
The Bombers received the open tached from active duty, for him This was In the game with the Bombers which the latter loot, 1S-7.


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