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A Vol. 4, No. 2 | 21 March, 1946

Headquarters of the Naval' Air Advanced Training Command


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? AINav Seeks Retention

Of Officers On Duty To July 1947

A shortage of officers in the period following demobili-

t.1 zation was indicated this week in two Navy Department directives -

outlining plans for the retention of Reserve and

WAVE officers on active duty until 1 July 1947

AINav 126-46 points out that commissioned officer per-

snncl will' be needed- during the fiscal .year ending 30 June

.. 1947, In excess of Regular Navy
officers and those Naval Reserve
IM and temporary USN officers who Movies LimitedTo
may be transferred to the Regular
_- F #
aq .w Navy. Enlisted At
Applications will be accepted for
retention on active duty in a com-
missioned status until 1 July 1917 Mainside Now
from Naval Reserve commissioned -
officers of the line and staff, including -
aviation and specialist Dungarees Not
classifications. Retention for lesser -
Permitted At
.j periods will be approved in cer-
,.;, tain cases where the officer con- 1300 ShowingIn
-r-:.\ cerned is engaged in completing a
.. ,' <' Efi ,\, such .
< specific assignment, as con- case you hadn't already noticed
,If.. ,"w .., '" tract termination or surplus prop- the Mainside movie is now
;. : ..'>" )>i erty disposal: an "all enlisted" affair.A .
:, Station Memorandum 13-46 em- new regulation which went into
phasized that officers now being effect this week limits attend

.,.,' 1. retained on active duty past the ance at :Mainside: movies to enlisted
". ; y 5 u va R y date of their eligibility for separ- personnel, their dependents,
.;;" ation may, in accordance with their' and guests. Officers and their dependents
request, be released to inactive may attend the movies at
.....,.:"a... ., ..l., ,. "". .. BALMY SPRING WEATHER and a warm Florida sun which pushed the mercury up to 82 degrees if the retention date falls conjunction with the changeover
between 1500 and 1600 brought out a large crowd for the opening of the station's swimming pools Mon- sometime within the next fiscal the Welfare Department announced
t.' day. A few hardy souls braved the early season cool water, but most were content to lie around and year. However, where requests for a new schedule for the
oak up some sun in an effort to acquire a coat of tan. In the above photo John J. Knasko, SpAlc, retention on active duty until 1 movies at Mainside Auditorium.
life guard, gives a few pointers to Vincent D. Akra, Sic, as he prepares to dive from the high board. July 1947 are made and approved There will be three shows daily-
under the of AINav 126-
provisions 1300, 1730, and 2000, Monday

Advice on College Franklin Survivors Recall These 46 ing, officers retained requests can for must be the assured be full forwardedto period.of be- and through 2000 Saturday-and, on Sunday. 1430 Only 1730 one,

show will be held daily at the Student
Available Now In BuPers no later than 1 Aprilof
Officers' Auditorium-2000.(
Anniversary of Fateful DayRear this year. Dungarees are no longer permitted -
Education OfficeNow Lineal readjustment of all USN at the 1300 show, according to

Admiral Ralph Davison, chief of NAATC, had forgottenthat officers which will become neces- the new regulations. Uniform for
is the time to begin mak- Tuesday, 19 March, was the first anniversary of one of the sary in the future may entail cor- all shows will be dress blues, undress
ing arrangements for college or most dramatic sagas of courage in the Navy's long historythatof responding reductions in the rankof blues or undress whites for
officers retained under this Al-
vocational school if you expect a the aircraft carrier Franklin.But men, and seersuckers or blues for
discharge in the near future, according on Tuesday morning, some of the officers and men who Nay, but existing relative prece- WAVES. Uniform for officers attending
will maintained it
to Lt. Elsworth P. Woods, served under him aboard the Franklin, flagship of his task group, dence stated. be was movies at Student Officers'
Educational Services and Civil Re- did not forget. Auditorium will be the uniform of
AINav also declared that
adjustment Officer in Bldg. 930. When they reminded him Admiral Davison glanced at the temporary The USN commissioned of ft. the day.
lIe has accreditation forms to ver- bright sunshine outside his office, and remarked in masterful un-
of the line and staff not
cers corps
tive duty beyond the
ify service and forward to statutory lim-
your derstatement "Things look a little different, don't they? applying for retirement, transferto
the prospective educational insti- Among the officers and men aboard the station, who were also the Fleet Reserve, ,reversion to by temporary war
time acts has not been
tution to enter.In yet author
you the Franklin with Admiral Davison
on when it was thrown into a permanent status, or separation ized
by Congress. It is
the majority of cases all high chaos of fire and destruction by two missiles from a lone enemy under the provision of NavAct 8- directive added, that a determination the
schools and many colleges and dive-bomber last March 19, are: 46 will be assumed to have appliedfor of the place of women lathe
trade schools will follow the rec- Reuben Dunsford then and retention on active duty in the
Lt. Comdr. staff communicator peacetime Navy will be made prior
of American
ommendations the now ground training officer for IATU; Lt. Comdr. George P. Navy' in a commissioned status un- to the termination of these extended -
Council on Education in awarding Stone, aviation gunnery officer on the ship then, and now staff til 1 July 1946. tours of active duty.
credit for naval service. ordnance officer; Lt. R. J. Smith, then as now Admiral Davison's In addition to the male Reserve Requests for specific duty on
The Educational Services Office aide; Warrant Boatswain Arthur S. Gay, now boat operations officer and USN temporary officers retained board a specific station will not be
maintains a catalogue file of lead- at Mayport; and C. J. Mullis, yeoman first class on the staff. on active duty on a voluntary considered. WAVE officers, it is
ng colleges in each state and "AGuide The story of dogged determination and courage which finally basis during the' fiscal year believed will no longer be assign.
to Colleges, Universitiesand saved the ship despite 1,000( casualties is too well known to need ending 30 June 1047 it is plannedto ed outside the United States, either
Professional Schools in the recounting here. continue a number of WAVE ,
United States" which gives perti- officers on active duty. They, too, As In the
------ ---- -- case of male officers
nent data with regard to admis- GOLD MARKINGSAUTHORIZED must volunteer prior to 1 April of remaining on active duty to 1 July
sion plans for veterans, special instruction DUET TO FEATURESEP this year. 1917, it may be necessary to reduce -
curricula programs, FOR 'The communication revealed that WAVE officers in rank, but
costs, housing arrangements. CENTER-NATTC legislation permitting the retention existing relative precedence will be
Arrangements for entrance in any GRAY _UNIFORMSOfficers of women on continuous ac- .

are the business of the pros- may now give theii. RADIO ned
student and the institution PROGRAMTwo CrossFunds
r.chool ;' but the Educational tired, drab-looking grays a shot oi

*-Officer will gladly give dolor and brighten them up a bit, popular soloists of the "Just
. every;,possible. assistance, accord An AINav out last week permits I Call Me Mister" broadcasts, Fran- Drive Lags Far
I .. .. ing: to Lt. Woods The Educational gold shoulder boards and gilt but ces Cathy and Fred Katterheinrich,
Services and Civil Readjustment tons with the gray working uni-
I Behind
blend their voices together for the Last Year TotalWith
....b Office la ''open I from 0800 to 1630. form.
z first time on the air tomorrow

'- ; Will night in the delightful "WantingYou" little more than a week to go, the ID.16 Fund Campaign -
Glen Gray BrightenThis from Sigmund Romberg's"New of the American Red Cross is lagging far behind last

Moon." year's $22,699 collection, a report by Field Director Allen G,

1 Weekend At Stations The show, broadcast from the Scarbrough indicated yesterday.

NATTC auditorium and heard over Only 1611.17 has been turned in so far, according to

There'll be plenty of opportunityfor station WJHP from 2000 to 2030, the Field Director, although many activities are yet to be
is of the Naval
a joint production heard _from__...._
to see and hear Glen
everyone Personnel, Separation Center and
s Gray and the Famous Casa Loma the Naval Air Technical Training, Chaplain Paul H. W. Olander, tabulation is
executive chairman of the drive made
Orchestra tomorrow and Saturday.Two Center. It is a regular Friday night expressed hope that Tremendous amounts of moneyare
matinees are scheduled at feature and rapidly gaining favor everyone
would get behind this annual call needed to enable the Red Cross
Mainside Auditorium-Friday and over the local air waves. for funds by the Red Cross and to continue its work. At NAS alone
Saturday at 1400. Then there's the Other highlights of tomorrow contribute something."The last year the communications bill
big dance Friday'night, night's broadcast include a brand Red Cross is a fine organization for the Red Cross was $8,753.23 to
Officers are in for their share of new arrangement by Johnny Ben- as everyone knows. We handle emergency messages for
R the fun, too, Glen and the boys ton of the "Sheik of Araby" played shouldn't have to be urged to make'! personnel assigned here. The Field
are playing for a Spring Dance at by the Sep-Senders, and a boo- a small contribution. Let's put the Director's office maintains its own
the Officers' Club Saturday eve- gie specialty by Buddy Savariseand campaign'over the top as we have teletype printer right In the officeto
ning. the boys. dol(1 in the past," he said. expedite the sending and receipt,
So it makes no difference whether All hands are invited to witnessthe It is not expected that last of these. emergency communications. -
you like to dance or just listen. Friday evening broadcasts. year' figure will be{reached invieW' .
L} Take your choice of the two mati- Doors close promptly at 1950. Aft- of the reduction in personnel National goal of the Red Cross
nees or the dance. It's all .on' the. er thd show the regularly sched- aboard. But campaign; heads arc during 1946 is one hundred million
GEORGE, VOCALIST--1 house-errr Welfare, uled movie is presented. hoping for a good showing when dollars.



Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 21 March, 1946

.- -

WE .__., New Rules Are

scores for discharge or release to inactive duty through

Announced For 15; June were announced this week. Here, in capsule form, IB the

way the points stand now:
PromotionsRequirements 2 Apr IS Apr. 2 May ]{ May 2 June It Jon

j Male except as

listed below . . 30 29 28 26 24 23 .


Given In AlnaV Bkr. EM, and SpC( ) .34 33 32 28 24 23

\ Y, Sk (except CBs),
Just ReleasedNew SpI( ) Punch Card.

SpX( ) Transp, HCi
service sea duty and I with phys. or occupa.

marks requirements for advancement therapy specialty . .36 34 32 28 24 23
in rating have just been aT Sk(CD) Stevedore. WT

nounced by the Navy, as an in (CB), NMCB( ) MM

." 1, tegral step in ita program of re (Gas), EMCB) .. .30 29 28 26 24 23
turning to peacetime standards. Female except as ,

During the war years lower re listed below . . .. .20 20 19 19 18 17
juirement for advancement in rat- V, Sk, SpI( ) Punch ,

ing were Ihn effect, to assure a Card . '. . .. .23 23 23 19 ,18 17'
I nf steady flow of trained personnel SpC( ), SpX( ) r I

and to offer opportunity for en- Trans .. .20 20 IB 19 l -1Z',
listed men to improve their status Hospital corpsmen' r

The new requirements for service, with phys or oc.

W ( sea duty and marks, contained in therapy specialty . .21 21 19 ]9 18. 17OFFICER
AINav 113-46v indicates the fol- PERSONNEL ,

e lowing changes: Male commissioned ,
Pay Grade 6-5 and warrant officers ,
.S >
(except those classified 4.\
6 remains
Pay grade unchanged '
while 5 calls for MC and Naval
a s pay grade now .
three months in present rate as Aviators in a flight

compared with the former unspecified status) . . .. 37 36 35 34 32 30
time. Instead of maintaininga Reserve Naval -

grade above 3.0 for three monthsin in flight status

proficiency in rating, ;you haveno with rank above Ens. .24 23 22 21 20 20
requirement to meet. In conductthe Ensign aviators in flight status remain at 20 points

necessary grade has been Male MC Officers . 47 45 44 42 40 39

changed from 4.0 for three monthsto Female Officers . .26 26 25 24 23 22

.j 3.5 for the same length of time Nurse rn_ ....s . .26 26 25 24 23 22
---- -- ----- -
i Pay Grade 4 34N. 3432B Taylor Ht.. 1.>rw<.y -rants;
Pay Grade 4 formerly requiringseven '39 'hnrll, iloor.. limning, No. 2 Klr.
Station NATTC.
months in grades 5 and
l pay JJirht civilian J-pIrr pull. also) 8H, tend
6 combined, now calls for four rondition Trl 2.7523> ,
months in present pay grade. Pro- Bulletin 1 bicycle Tel 7-60S9 any evening
Slill'l' ___ ficiency in rating standard was 3 roeim of furniture, must KO lointtxr,

THAT IS all except Daisy Mae and she doesn't have to be. II changed from above 3.0 for three Bvllrtlni will W accepted. until .pardied. p loorlable layer-automat radio. (optional l (optional), inn-table!), ejtrni record

You see what we mean' These are the winners of the costume contests months to no mark less than 3.5 a,,. included Wm. E. Hoffman JU7A All.,
at the St. Patrick's Day Dance at the Officers' Clublast Satur- I for three months. Conduct grades SALE a-heny. NAS. or Est 4V8 or MUI, Welfare |.

I day night; Miss Nadine (Daisy Mae) Richardson and Lt, and Mrs. were reduced from 4.0 for three 1 1 roml""le.drl(>m suite twin. toil,,*,), 1dlnrttc Corker kept.Red Spaniel', 110, Met. At"" '".
R J, (Jack) Smith. Lt. Smith is aide to Rear Admiral Ralph Davi- months to no mark less than 3.0 act, (II chain), 8 plec. Ivingroc.rn T*'. 2-1603
act and odd tablet. Tel 2-1 fit*
son. Weird costumes and a marked absence of rank insignia made and an average of 3.5 for six Three matched. Ublt, Into lump end one Two a."I... bedroom autr! .. .one. 3.ple<.e
living room null. E. E. Kenny,
this one of the gayest and least formal parties in the history of the months. end, rich mnhotfany finlnh like n.w- Hancock NAS. I22JU

club. I ray Grade 3 '37 lord sedan, tend mechanical romlllion .
-.--- months and no mark ]less than 3.5 Lt. Alliaon E"... 8311 or 2-10/8
Advancement to pay grade 3 for nine months. Illdir (00.
Sailors Choose now requires nine months in previous 120 Bun rlnno accordion! 1345B Randolph,
Grade 1A
rate instead of the formersix ray NAS. ,
Grade 1A chief Two radiotub*, Maple! Eye, fUlvrrtonepabln..t
Pay (acting,::
Girl In months. No mark less than 3.0 radio, it' wide. >*" hlph: and
. Pin-Up formerly requiring sea duty of at
and .,.
an average of 3.5 for six < tub AtwaU-r Kent table rorll E. H.
months is required for proficiency i least six months in pay grade 2 Lass, AtOM. Ext &&11. VS11 Ordnance
Informal PollMiss Spray > VE In rating, instead of mark above and/or 3 and 18 months in previous Hangar 113.
a .
rate now calls for Camera (art! Zelna auprr-ikona., 1.& t..-
sea dutyof
3.0 for three months under the old Poe, 'I-600 ap, portrait k na, Mlem, cart
Mary Godwin a Junior system. Replacing the 4.0 for three at least 12 months in pay grade ryinK ca.., and 8116. Pit Sift.
USO hostess who lives\ at 2640 By LoU A. Letr, Tie months as a conduct grade is a requirement 2 and 36 months in previous rate I Fmief, Marine Brki, Ext. 477

Post st., has Attention all you wives of sen- : of no mark less than 3.0 An average of 3.5 or higher for WANTED!
Are about l. be '." and
one was the former you .p.r. fivlngup
been chosen unofficially icemen assigned to overseas duty: and an average of 3.5 for one year year require- ail apirtmrnt *r hoo.e in AtoaiUU,
PinUp an ALSTACON received aboard Grade 2 ment for proficiency in rating Urt.",. Kl..r.ide. or Murray Hill Why
Taj ,
the station last week makes eligi- which has beenhanged to "no nut tarn it aver t. aomtvu aboat !.
Girl by a ble for discharge Pay grade 2 (or first class petty mark less than 30 and an averageof ..."|." who needi a pl.l to liv.
or separationany I in J..k. ntllle. ('all Greene, Jai Air
of sailor- ) was previously nine 3.5 for 21 months preceding ad-
group WAVE who is married to a Nf"., Eit. S42..
admirers. serviceman assigned to an over- months in former rate and sea ,'ancement" Conduct qualifications I rhort-wava rec.lvrr or converter which
seas area in which civilian wives duty of at least three months in are changed from 4.0 for six will work on 28 mt-iracyilei ((10 m'tr, ).
Miss Goodwin are authorized to reside. pay> grades 3 and/or 4. This now months and no mark less than 3.0 Mane Trl 7-58S any.nenlnlt.
executive ,
de k. m hornny walnut or
likes the Navy alls for twelve months in previous for one to mark leas .
The procedure to follow year no than maple Burl!n"n,., Ext 6866.
so' well too that requiresfirst rate and 36 months total active 3.0 and an average of 3.5 for two FOR RENT
i i she has written that you make a written re- service (with sea duty six years preceding advancement. B..dutifultrttt\ bedroomi, overlooking river .
quest for discharge to BuPers via months in pay grades 3 and 4)). Pay Grade 1 )larva cedar cluaeu, private bath and
a poem about It. official channels, enclosing a pho- homer, continuous. hot water and atennaheat .
) in is
Proficiency rating changed Pay Grade 1, top of the list, Instead for gentleman' or bualncai couple.
tostat certified of
r k She introducesit or copy yourhusband's from an average of 3.5 or higherfor of requiring 12 months continuous I 21(3 River Blvd. Tel' 77906.MISCELLANEOl'SI.
with these official request for ;you nine months to "no mark less active service in pay grade
to join him and ((2) a photostatof
linn: ; than 3.0 and an average of 3.5 for lA now calls for 12 months sea i Day> Nurter/-Children boarded by month
"I think the Naval Air Base is jour marriage license if your nine months." Conduct require- service in pay grade 1A Marks requirements or .....k. axea from two to five, maters
records have not been corrected to facilltlei and
supervised play nnd In-
ments call for mark less
now no
simply grand, remain the same as
show married atrurlioni. 1323 McDuff Ave Tel' t-
'For the boys as well as the your than 3.0 and an average of 3.5 for prescribed by Art. 5111 of reference 3637
Captains who command. Discharge or separation will be one year as compared with the former (d), BuPers C. L. 11-42 and Will Ira,], 'J7 Plymouth' car for '41 or 'U
directed after the bureau verifiesauthorization I model' ear mob difference, M. A, Me
standard of 4.0
And then to prove beyond; a ALNAV 110-44. ,
I I I l>f uiri>ll. Brk. t, NATTC
shadow of a doubt where her loyalties for you in aceorrl-
he she goes on to say: pany jour husband. These provisions :FUN AND FROLIC WITH RED CROSS
"Each time ;you drill in line apply without respect to date I

with marching feet, of marriage, length o< service ... ........."" .,.OL-I! __.._w. .. M.- ".. _.....00." _
"My heart beats in time with number of points, military necessity -
every beat." or type of billet in which you d
Our informant about all this is are serving EXCEPT for voluntary ( .

one who signs himself simply "A retentions effected under AL- I r t .t J#
Sailor-Plain Bill" He enclosed STACON of January 5, 1946-the 't Wc l

two pictures Unfortunately the one under which you signed to stay I

one he preferred that we use was a until 1 September. 'it: e
little dim. We would have liked to There it is, mates-care to take ayt

have used it. It would have beena advantage of it?
seal pin-up shot had it been a

little clearer As Sailor Bill said in The basketball team brought

his letter "You can see' what we their season to a close with a ban- '
mean by wanting the picture in quet held last Friday night at the .
shorts printed." Seminole Hotel in Jax The affair

was well attended by the membersof

Fay noting Exams the team Coach Verla Hill ..

Set For 22 March Comdr. Edith Stallmgs Lt. t rA
Comdrs. Tribble and Rah and Lt. ,a I j

Examinations for advancementin the(Jg)WAVES Lepping,Welfare besides Department.members of I' r Aer H R 1r

Aviation and Pay Grade 5 rat- f.
After partaking of a steak din
ings will be held in the 'Main Sta-
ner that hit the spot, Miss Rahl a
tion Galley on Friday, 22 March
was handed the task of toastmis-
1046. Petty Officer examinationswill
tress. She handled the unexpectedjob
begin at 0830 and end at 030.
in excellent fashion All memo
Professional examinations will be-
of the team were called .
bers upon
gin at 1330 and end at 1600. I j
for and additional enter-
a speech
Only candidates whose names
tainment was provided by Lou )
have appeared on Personnel Mem-
Waring who gave a reading on
orandum No. 26-46 are eligible for
the examinations and successful basketball. The team was presented -
with a group picture, in addi-
candidates will be rated as of 1
April 1946 All personnel involved tion to the jackets they wore dur-

must appear with\ their I.D. card ing the season. The balance of the ...
evening ;was spent in a song fest
and be in the the day. DANCES AND PARTIES may not seem like Red
and exchanging "Remember the
i Cross activities, but such functions are all in a day's
To n f' Or Not To Be time. T'Congratulations work for the Red Cross recreational staff at the Naval :s

"Gimme a kiss likr" a good girl." gang, on doinga Hospital. The scenes above were snapped at the Red
for the season!
good job
"All right but if I gave you one Cross sponsored St Patrick's Day Party last Thursday

like a naughty girl, you'd like it night. And a little thing like being confined to a wheel

better" Tick, Tick chair doesn't cramp the style of Ernest Hurst, Sic I
Sailor: "When It comes to making left, or William Seymour; MoMM3c The, boys are hav-
Spring is the season when the love, I'm the man of the hour." ing a big night even if they aren't!able to get out And ,

sap, rises, and he's a groom. by Wave: "You mean a girl has .to cut a rug like the couple at ,,the,1owu, ighL
June. i watch you: every second.'

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21 March, 1946 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three


1. 'tI

Hospital I IRrlUSEN

>. ,' ",' ;,I\A ChatterHope I i'KIflRINSIOE I

a > "' .. ; '

you all had your radios
tuned in this past Saturday nightto ( T
hear the Musical Salute to the
U. S. Naval Hospital on the Dick i
Haymes Program. Greetings were 1
extended to several of our patientsby
name, and the songs and music
were the same super kind that i1-c 4Ilw
Dick Haymes is becoming so well
known for on the air today..
Speaking of music and orchestras _
--That's Glen Gray who is put-
r) ting on the program on Malnslde
tomorrow The Malnside Welfare MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM
! Office Is holding fifty choice seats .1
for hospital patients those pa- TIIURSD4Y
tients who have not already sign-
} starring Gary Cooper Shows at
ed up In the Red Cross Office bet- 1300-1730-2000.
ter run over right now and see If
max.: any tickets are left. FRIDAYNo

Another announced ..-
engagement 2030 with Glen Gray and his orchestra.
in the WAVES Barracks is that of
S Entertainment by Glen Gray Orchestra, 1400.
Jean Brooks, PhM3c and Paul

making plans for an early mar- with Gene Tierney. Shows at 1730-2000 on
riage. Jean Is a Connecticut girl Saturday and 1430-1730-2000 on Sunday.
and Paul hails from Alabama. The
agreement on grits and blackeyedpeas Saturday only-Entertainment by Glen Gray Orchestra, 1400. i

was really easy-but the idea MONDAY
f of the Connecticut snow storms
sort of gets Paul down! "PERILOUS HOLIDAY" with Pat O'Brien. Shows at 1300-1730-

5 2000.

Two new Nurses reported for TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY
duty this past week: Ens. HesterC.
Vickers, from Norfolk, Virginia, "SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY," starring Maureen O'Hara. and
and Lieut. Elizabeth E. Elnora John Payne. Shows at 1300-1730-2000.

IIIUIIL.IIJIIT oi last Saturday's inspection was the moment from temporary duty in the Sev-
when Rear Admiral Ralph Davison, CNAATC, pinned.the Commen- enth Naval District after her return STUDENT
dation Ribbon on Captain Anthony R. Brady, NAS commanding of from Attu, Alaska. The fol- OFFICERS
ficer. The award was made "for meritorious achievement as lowing nurses were separated and
commanding officer of USS Taken Bay during carrier qualificationof have left for their respective THURSDAY Si FRIDAY

pilots" during 1944 and 1945. Others decorated, and the awards homes: Lt. (Jg) Ruth M. Sykes, "THE BLUE DAHLIA," Alan Ladd. Show at 2000 only.
they received were Lt. Comdr. Clarence L. Thompson, DFC and Lt. (Jg Helen J. Brown Lt. (Jg)
Gold Stars in lieu of second and third Air Medals; R. G. McKee, Teresa H. Glum. Lt. Ida E. Kolka, SATURDVY
ARM3c, DFC: W. G. Marshall ARM3c, Air Medal; J. R. Buscio, I Lt. (Jg) Louise M. Knight and Lt. To be announced.
ARMlc, DFC; J. E. Rogers, ARM3c, Navy Unit Commendation; Comdr. Beatrice B. Benton have
Ch. Mach. S. Rodak, Presidential Unit Citation: D. L. Nelson, Sic, been detached and have left for the SUNDAY ,
Navy Unit Commendation; J. H. Nixon, ACOM, Presidential Unit U. S. Naval Hospital Training Center
Citation; and J. W.. Zit ella, ACMM, Presidential Unit Citation Sampson New York, for duty. "TERROR BY NIGHT" with Basil Rathbone. Show at 2000 only.
-- --- -

Canine Pal Of VSB FLIGHT SETS March Unit 19th No. sees 20 on the the USO programfor hospital "DRAGONWYCK," starring Gene Tierney. Show at 2000 only.

Corpsmen Wins NEW DIVE-BOMBING showing both In Ward the Auditorium.and an evening The WEDNESDAY

catchy title of the Unit "Have "PERILOUS HOLIDAY," Pat O'Brien. Show at 2000 only.

Honor In DeathThere ACCURACY RECORDVSB's FUN" seems to sum up the pro- NOTICE-Uniform for Mainside Auditorium is blues or whitesat
they brought with them. A
gram all shows.
was a touch of pathos on
all the features
the faces of the dozen or more squadron flight overall 342 set a new th..t varied make show for with good fmtertalnment."G _n___ -- Uniform a.t Student Officers AlJrlitnrlllm is. 'om P'."..'.. unit orm o f
dive-bombing record
hospital corpsmen and nurses who I' days
last week wtih 55 foot *
a aver
filed In and out of the room where
age error for five drops per man. Andy Anderson, from Houston,
Rebel lay in state, at the Naval OTHER EVENTS
Hospital. "Needless to say each student pilot Texas the fisherman de luxe, the
won his "E" (Excellent Dive expert who will teach you how to
Rebel was just a young terrier, Bomber) certificate," commentedLt. really pull in the fish from these nOWl.IlIIG-SIJt alleys located in Mainside Recreation Building
but something about her had, in A. H. Porter, dive-bombing Florida rivers and streams will be No. 3. Alleys are open from 1000 to 2100 Monday through Saturdayand
her short ten weeks, won a stronger phase officer. with us on March 31 and April 1. 1200 to 2100 on Sunday. Instruction available by appointmentonly.
affection than had imagined -
anyone This flight is the third one In Mr. Anderson has toured the Army .
which all 10 members qualified as and Navy hospitals all over the
fR an Excellent Dive-Bomber since country. He will appear on severalof SWIMMING Indoor swimming pool, recreational swimming.
i. .< : the institution of the "E" certificate our wards here and give short 1200-2100. Outdoor schedule-Mon.-Fri. OSOO-1900. Sat. 1000-1900.
I competition as an Interest. lessons in casting, rigging flies on Sun. 1200-1900.
lines, and In general on "how to
device last
whetting spring.
f r fish. In the evening he will adda BOXING-For Information regarding workouts, contact tleut. A.
.- The much sought after "E" is a minute long technicolor J. Rubino, extension 593; or report to Mainside Mat after 150%
: certificate awarded every student film showing fishing trips he GOLF-Course from 1000 to 2030 Monday
pilot of VSB who succeeds in dropping used open through Saturday,
f I five consecutive bombs withan has taken and the methods into and 0800 to 2030 on Sunday. Colt clubs and balls are available at Golf _
average 75 foot error or less. to lure the really "Big House. Bathing trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
biting, as well as the technique
I Ensign D. S. Golding made the used to land them after they have ANCHORAGE-Open daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
: present student individual record bitten, I cards and uniform the day), 1730 to 2130. Located south of Mason
I, of a 28 foot average error for four CS Field.
drops on 30 November. Ensign A. I Once again the Separation Center -
H. Stephens tied this record, but Band highlighted the STAFF TENNIS-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Train
; no one since has managed to whit. Dance here in the Ship's Service I ing Building No. 726, and equipment rooms at Building No. :a, and
tie it down any closer to the in- Auditorium There's something also on Mat area (corner of Mustin and Yorktown Roads;.
structor's record of nine foot error about their music that brings even
} for four drops. the shyest fellows out of their cor- RECEPTION CENTER-The Reception Center, located in south
'a I ners and sets them to dancing. The wing of Building No. 955, is open to N.A.S. personnel and their guests

possible. So her friends, f tapers lighted the room as her admirers ,decorations were all along the line from 1000 to 2JOO dally

the corpsmen did something extra filed past. There were flowers I of spring, little lambs chasing each LIBRARY Located on second deck of Mainside Recreation
Rebel died last week too, and a plaque Inscribed and
specialjvhen I other around pastures over
Building No. 3. Open from 0800 to 2100 Monday through From
the result of fall from with her name. color
as a a top I fences. Fresh flowers adding
0800 to 1630 Saturday and from 1200 to 2100 on Sunday.
bunk in the corpsmen'a quarters. Later Rebel was buried In the I and providing nice little touchesof
Her leg was broken, and efforts garden behind the corpsmen's I spring completed the picture.She VOLLEYBALLDlIST01",1'OCCIII"OOTIJALLOf cer
to save her proved unavailing. quarters where a little tombstoneand I > sonnel previously scheduled for sports in the Auditorium are requested per-
Determined that in death' wooden cross mark the spot. raid Font at the issue at
even to meet gear room noon daily for organized activities.
this dog would have her day, they I A boy in long pants got on a
provided a satin-lined casket, and She: "Can you play in the keyof I street car for ten cents; a lad in ATHLETIC GEAR Available in gear issue room, Building :3 I,
the pup lay in State for 45 minutes A Flat?" I short pants got on for a nickel anda lower deck.
I one morning, with a pair of Ma- He: "Give me the right key and I pretty gal got on for nothingshe -

Ij j ripes flanking the table. Two tall .I'll play any flat." had a transfer. GRINS FROM GUAKINO
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J1l S I Letters to the EditorNot I WIr.cO. :,

>; Z.I +
Editorial Offices '
Office of Public Information, Room 221 all wolves are four-footed animals.. & "'/ '!' I ; "

Administration Annex, Bldg. 854 Some stand on only two. And some wear the

Telephone Extension 8543 uniform of naval service. Bad language is

Lk 0 Jt) Eugene E. Speight! VSNR, Public Information Office only one of the guideposts to lack of good
The JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly at the U. S.
Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida by the Office ot manners.
Public Information at no expense to the government and I In A member of the WAVES puts the prac-
with Secnav Circular Letter 28 May 1945.
compliance distributed free of charge 526h. Naval Air tice of indiscriminate "wolfing" in its proper 1 -:
fuartt.: Naval Air technical I I'raining Center, the "
breach of
Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Com light-a serious good mannersin )
mand, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, the Naval the following letter: I \ "
Air Gunners' School, the U, S Naval Hospital, and the .
Na\al Auxiliary Air Station, Ma}'port. i '
To the Editor- / I Irz
Captain Anthony R. Brady USN, Commanding
Jacksonville Naval Air Station The other day, by chance, 1 heard one sailor say ,
to another, "He married a WAVE on the same sta-
Captain Naval Ford Air Technical N. Taylor,Training USN.! Commanding Center tion. How awkward!" Well, I didn't hear the rest

of the conversation but it so happens that there are "
Captain Clarence J. Brown (MC) USN, Commanding many WAVES and sailors on this station who are
U. S. Naval
Hospital married, and who do find it very "awkward," espe-

Captain Maurice M DeWolf, USNR, Commanding cially when the fellows don bother to look to see
Naval Personnel Separation CenterLt. if the WAVE is married, or try to flirt, or make

Col. Alexander: A Vandegrlft, Jr., USMC, Commanding disgusting remarks when the couple are seen head
Marine Barracks ing for home at a late hour.

Ccmraandei Robert Feddern, USSR, Commanding We have a right to live our own lives and I
Naval Air Gunners School speak not only for the married WAVES, but for
the single girls, too. Sometimes it is easy to laugh 4
Howard E. Born, USN, Commanding
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Held off such remarks as "111, Salty," Hey, Sugar" or
"Going my way?" but it is embarrassing when,
Commander John B. liuhn. USNR, Commanding while waiting for a bus in the evening, you receive
Naval' Auxiliary Air Station Mayport
about ten or fifteen of the same type remarks. The

Capt.. Marvin L. Seidel, USMCR. civilians turn with eagle eyes after the third remark -
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe while the offenders continue on their "wolf

JAY AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service ing" tour. Even if you fellows] who think it is smartto
and Ship Editorial Association material. Republication attract attention in this way have no etiquette ,
of credited matter prohibited without permission of CNS, whatsoever, please try to have a little consideration weather don't Arvil?"
War Department, Ai5 K Und St.. N.YC., or SEA. Washington "I sure like this summer you,
25, D. C. Republication of any other matter, Before I conclude, I want to say that, after being .
except by service publication Is prohibited without in the service for only one year, a year which 1
permission of Editor. JAX AIR NEWS. wouldn't trade for any other year of my life, because

of the experiences, new friends, education and I BOOK SHELFHow I

New Retirement LawEditor's many other things which it has given me I have I
only one thing to regret, and that is the occurrence
from day to day of disrespectful remarks-not be- much of a football fan are
( Note: Following is an account of
? Do know who has the
cause I am a woman but because I am a WAVE, you you
the and Marine Retirementlaw
new Navy Corps
married and REPORTERQUESTION better ground gaining record-
happily completely satisfied that i I
into effect President Truman
signed by on
have done my work in the service. Red Grange, Tommy Harmon or
21 It will In two installments
February. appear ,
? What the of
Sinkwich was score
May all due credit be given the who
men respect
of which this is the first).
the Tech in
women whether in uniform or not.Sincerely Georgia-Georgia game
1925 Who was the winner of the
The Navy is set to retire officers surplus to its : have you noticed first Rose Bowl game? These and

postwar needs.President any recent improvement many other questions about the
Truman on 21 February signed into Enlisted WAVE.T'tews in actions and lan- game are answered in Football:

law a new Navy retirement act providing for a readjustment guage of sailors on liberty Facts and Figures by Dr. L. H. Ba.
of officer personnel considered essential ker. Besides answering your disputes
since of the station
and receipt to who how when and
to an efficient vigorous postwar Navy. as ,
The law authorized appointment of boards to memo? where, the book gives an exciting
recommend retirements which in turn will permit DAVID KORB, AMM3c Cin- history of the game and the exploits

more rapid advancement 'Of younger men. The re- cinnati, Ohio. of gridiron immortals and
tirement age of all officers except fleet admiralswas cirdVieuus f roinStat> n "No, I havent noticed any to the great coaches from Stagg to
lowored from 64 years to 62. speak of. I go into town about Earl Blaik
three times week and have noticed Bud Hutton and
a Andy Rooney,
At the same time, the act provided that retire-
it is usually the young fellows the pair who turned out Air Grinner -
ment pay be based upon the highest rank, whether
who are showing off, but they one of the best action booksof
in which officer
temporary or permanent, an per-
aren't too bad"DELORES the war, have written The Story -
formed his duties satisfactorily. By Chaplain Francis Lee AlbertA BIAGINI, Sic, Pat- of the Mars and Stripes. It Is a

Affects ThousandsThis erson, N. J. lively history of the European edi-
will affect thousands of enlisted men, warrant TRIUMPH IN FOUR ACTS tion of the GI newspaper during
"I have never paid too much attention
officers and commissioned officers advancedto "forsake not the assembling of yourselves to their actions as I never World War II from the time it

higher temporary grades during" the war just together thought they acted too badly. The was first published in London.
completed to take advantage of their experience.
majority of fellows like to have a There were difficulties of publica-
Nearly 42,000 enlisted men and warrants who Act I good time on liberty and don't act tion and censorship, and stories of
received temporary commissions will now be in a ," humor, heroism and errors.
position to retire as officers, if they serve sufficient The _Filled_ Pew up Through it all runs the excitementof
time on active duty. getting the paper out for the
Provisions also were made for voluntary retire Father's there. Mother's there. Children waukee, Wis.
ment of both regular and reserve officers after 20 there. Glorious "The memo hasn't been out long men.Those
are Chaplain happy. Congregational to tell but the of you who read and enjoyed -
enough really guys
years' active service. Previously, 20 years of active singing. Friendly contacts.Act have been behaving themselves on Franz Werfel's The Song of
commissioned service required but the new
were ,
the buses Bernadette may want to read his
law requires that of the 20 years, only ten years II recently. new one, Star of the Unborn Thisis
need to have been served as a commissioned officer MARY CARMICHAEL, SpX( ) a long book in which the au-
on active duty. This will benefit particularly the Filled Hearts 3c, Stamford Conn."I thor projects himself and his read

warrant and commissioned officers who heretoforehad never really thought that ers far into the future-100,000
to wait 30 years to retire.Temporary Thankfulness to God. Thoughtfulness of they acted up too much. Usually years-to Mew the world as it may

Promotions others. Inspiring ideals. Alert to the best. when there are girls around, the be then and to compare the be-

Under present provisions of law, temporary pro Joy of comradeship. Interested in Bible. boys try to"watch their languageand haviour of its inhabitants with
motions are authorized until 30 June of the fiscal Prayer. actions. those he left in 1945. You have to

year following that in which the war is officially BOB BROWN, Sic, New York, have a contemplative taste to en-
terminated. Temporary promotions may be further Act III N. Y. joy this one. .

retained by individuals so promoted for an additional II'' A Filled Life "The majority of fellows like to For something light and non-
six months. have some fun when on liberty, sensical read 1 Love Miss Tilli
the but don't like to have it at the ex- Bean by Ilka Chase or, iI you prefer -
Personnel on the active list of regular Navy I Others inspired by example. Influenceover
and Marine Corps are assured by the new law that pense of embarrassing others. I a mystery for relaxation, the
when they retire, they will be advanced to the children-the best. Helpful in public think they are all watching them Crime Club selection Dangerous

highest grade or rank in which they served satis- causes. World wide social interest. No wor- selves a little"KATHY Ground by Francis Wickware is a

factorily under such temporary appointments, and ry;.life is confident. Poise, courage, stabil- TRABUI, SpP)3c( fast mover. -

their retired pay will be based upon that higher ity. Laying up treasures day by day in char- Houston, Texas."I .
never really thought too blame them when you realize many
rank.Fleet acter, intellect and spiritual vision. much about how the boys acted.
Reservists, Fleet Marine Corps are Just back from overseas and
personnel of the retired list, upon returning to Act IV Usually if the fellow is in civilian conditions at Green Cove-but the
inactive duty, will have the highest rank or gradein i clothes, you don't pay any attention fellows at NAS shouldnt be
which they served satisfactorily under their temporary A Filled Heaven to him, Just because a guy has blamed for someone else's actions."
wartime appointments. I' on a uniform is no reason to cen-
Higher Rank Filled with the material sent up by Christian sor him more than the civilian."

of life. "Thou hast been WALTER MILLER AM2c Philadelphia
This means that, in the case of retired person- living. A crown illiu ntSrrUtf.s(
nel, their retired pay will be based upon their new faithful over a few things "I will make Pa.
rank and in the case of Fleet and Fleet thee ruler things." Fellowshipwith "The boys try to act OK when
higher over many they are in town, but they should Sunday. 24 March ItU
Marine reservists, that their retired pay will PROTESTANT
Corps the saints. A mansion builded on the
not be censored any more than a 0,30lluly Communion Cbnplu.u
be based upon retired.their new, higher rank when theyare I rock. "Well done good and faithful servant; civilian that gets to feeling happy E. W. Andrews

These ultimately benefits for personnel of the active list, enter thou into the joy of thy reward." People" should give the guys a 0930-NATTC E, Caylor. fcervice-ClinpIala! E

retired list and reserve components, will be retroactive break. Lee Albert.1045D.vino .
rank satisfactory if the individual involved hervlce-Chaplain Francis -
to the date any given individual was retired wartime was VICTOR ABELS, GM3c, Bay Lea Albert _
" is to receive retirement pay based upon that City, Mich. 18IS .
or placed on inactive duty, provided he served in -Veaper Hour-Chnplaln E. E
t World War II. This will cover the cases of persons highest rank. If SecNav finds performance unsatisfactory "I don't think that the fellows Ccylor
to enact the officer concerned would be retired at act too bad in town-nothing like Divine Services for Colored Person
retired or released from active duty prior ne11 BuJding 504
ment of the new law. the next lowest rank-but in no case below his per- they do in New Orleans, San Diegoor 1430-Chaplain U, C. Gilbert."
Recall to active duty would be at the higher manent rank. any place overseas. In fact, life Sunday School) Small Chapel
ranks or grades. No officer will be deprived by this law of any in Jacksonville is rather dull." 0930-ChHplaln CATHOLIC U C. Gilbert. s ''

Guideposts advancement to which he is entitled by other laws. C. -R. McCREARY, Sic, Cum 0630-Man.

In determining the highest rank at which an Retirement pay will be based upon the individ- berland, Md 0 0830//JO--Maai.Maai. "
officer may be retired, the act set up guideposts: ual's number of years of service for which entitledto "I haven't been on the base long 1100.-11 IKh Muta,
The officer must have served in the rank on or credit in the computation of his pay while on active enough tp form an opinion, but 17 O-Mnll'.
2\'a cent multiplied what I have seen of the boys, their An Outdoor Nursery for mall children
prior to 30 June 1916; or, duty, multiplied by per by i ii maintained between 0930
If he was a prisoner of war at any time during the base pay of his retirement rank. This base pay conduct is not bad at all." and 1200 ;
World War II, his retirement rank would be based will include all longevity credit to which he was ROBERT G. BROWN, Sic, Kan- JewiI WEEK-DAY;i RELIGIOUS SERVICES .
upon the highest rank to which he was appointed entitled when drawing active duty pay. Has City, Mo. Religious hip Bervlce Hour and Fellow 11 J',
temporarily under the Act of 24 July 1941, which For example, a lieutenant commander or lieutenant "I don't think that the enlistedmen 1000--Friday In the Hmnll Chapel. .
lid up the wartime program of temporary appoint- with 20 years' service receives base pay, including attached to NAS are at fault Latter Day HalnU<< nlc.190oWPdn.acJaMutu,1 .
ments. longevity credit, of $325 a month. Two and aa far as conduct ashore goes. In Small Chapel Meeting,
I I Performance one half percent, multiplied by 20 years, indicates the majority of cases it's the EM'II Young Men'i Dlbl CU.
In all cases, the Secretary of the Navy must determine that he is entitled to retirement pay amounting to from Green Cove who cause a fuss 1830 I -ThurwUxy-In Smell' Cbnpclr
that performance in the highest temporary :50 per cent' of his base pay or $162.50 monthly. I II and get apprehended. You can't Chaplain Eo J:. Caylorv I



21 March, 1946 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Five


Another civilian new to the been employed in the A & R since

BY 1 APRILOpencompetitive drafting room is Darius R. Cur- January 1945 Morgan L.

) ; ... tis of Jacksonville Ed Wood Chubb, Y2c, and Graham Adams,
I. resigned to go back into businessfor Ylc, checked out this week and
himself, and we, wish him luck are returning to their homes in
probational appointment to the New York.
Henry Grice of Metals Divi-
position of locksmith at the rate sion has to Emergency Repair A. silver
resigned open an au-
bowl Lt. G.
engraved W. Mills
of $1.06; $1.12 and $1.18 hour tomotive ,
; per repair shop and his pro- 1 1e
USN-18 Feb. 46, from emergency -
1. less deduction of five per cent ficiency as a metalworker will be repair was presnted Mr, Mills

j for retirement annuity have been work.a big asset in fender and body Wednesday with all the heartfelt

announced. fellowship behind it from the men
,I" Why doesn't some enterprising and Waves plus the civilian per-
Notices of these examinationswere
about-to-be civilian either enlisted sonnel of hangar 122 for our pre- iJC
sent out this week to all per- or officer make use of the suggestion I vious division officer.

sonnel offices at NAS Jax and boxes to be found all over I Wedding bells rang out last ba

have been placed on bulletin the station to suggest a possible week for Spinosa, A. J., AM2c, and

boards. Applicants desiring additional which remedy for the deplorable state in his new spouse. It must be catch- a'Q
they will find themselveswith J. L. AM2c and '
ing as Meagher, ,
Information may contact the regard to white shirts when Lillian Webb will also come in for tr :2!
Recorder at the Labor Board. they are released. Some sort of congratulations as they were mar-

Applications must be on file chit which they could present toship's ried at the Protestant Chapel on \

with the Recorder not later than II service showing they are the base. Congratulations and all
eligible for discharge within the
the best wishes from ; buddiesat
I 1 April 1946. A person serving in
1 month might do the trick and at work.
'J the armed forces on the date of least prevent their going out into
Guest of T. E. Harris, ACMM
this announcement will be allowed the cold, cruel world without shirtsto
and wife, leading Chief of Hangar
) .,.. to file application for this exam- their backs. 122 last week, was Cpl. Tyson Kirk
ination within 120 days of the date Electric Shop-We sure hate to of Durham, N. C. Cpl. Kirk and his I II
see our enlisted personnel leave us,
of his discharge from the armed wife will return soon after
but we know they want to be civilians I time in Spend-j
ing some
forces. An applicant entitled to I
again, so we wish them We have heard about
ten points preference may file ap- luck. So long, Gertrude Olischer, thing, but this takes the everY-j
plication at any time during the Sic, and Marjorie Owens, Sic, well known CPO has been
life of the register. Julia Matycyeski, Sic, Hazel going to the grocery store with the I
Campbell, Sic, Bob Zastrow, AEM
j new baby buggy. Upon seeing the
DEVICE FOR SPLICING wires In conjunction with a marlinspike
Ic and Charlie Moore, AMM3c.
proud papa wheeling junior, a invented by James Wingate, above, was awarded a $75 bonus
May civilian lives be
Increase Is your happyones.
Wage passerby rushes over to see the by the Beneficial Suggestion Committee. His winning inventioncame
We have a bright side, too,
welcomed event and to
new pass about as a result of an experiment he made while serving in
however, as we have a few new
when loS! and be-
Given To Groups congratulations the Navy aboard ship.Windgate's.
ones in our shop to welcome. hold-to his amazement finds out --

Administration and PersonnelThe the CPO has utilized the buggy to
1 2, 3 and 4a'sEffective time section welcomes two haul beer. Device For Splicin'gWires

new employees, Jessie Miller and Sikes, Aronson, Jackson, Flieh-
18 March 1946, wage Lois Melvin There have been ler and Teske will soon be wearing
rates for each trade and occupa- lots of curious people wondering their ruptured duck. Best wishes Win $75.00 Cash AwardSupply

tions in Groups I, II, III and IV what happened to Harry Hartwick fellows McAnally, Cenia M.,
:(a) paid on an hourly basis is from the main time section. To en- SpX)3c( was transferred to flight Man Is Commended By
amended by the addition of eighteen lighten their curious minds, he has test from emergency repair this
cents to the hourly rates of been temporarily transferred to week. Also, Gloria Rivault, Y2c Beneficial Suggestion CommitteeThe
minimum, intermediate and maxi- electronics time section in Hangar will work in overhaul control.
Beneficial Suggestion Committee is especially proudof
mum pay rate ranges of the tradeor 116.Mrs. Obercek, K., Sic, Neuman, H,
occupation, and by the addition Mary Flora from the Vo- Sic, Seng, C. N., AMM3c and ACM one of their sub-committee members from the Supply department -

of $380 to each step rate of the cational Training office is resign- Jenkins came into emergency repair James Wingate, rigger first class, whose device for

per annum rates approved for each ing this week. Mary's husband is reporting for duty from Ba- splicing wires in conjunction with a marlin spike won a cashii'nt.1

trade and occupation in the GroupIV being discharged, and they plan to nana River. Welcome to our gang, nf tTK::.
(a) paid on an annual basis. leave for California soon. Mary has fellows. iiWcUU Born Ui in Evergreen plt' Fla., Win.
for the Port of New York Author
was educated publi c
ity. was employed
-- -- ----- -- -- ---- school system of Marietta, an in September 1913, joined the Mer. months in confidential work, on a
temporary assignment for the U.
chant Marine service as an appren
S. Ordnance Depot of Delaware at
tice seaman. By 1921 he had pro
Princeton N. J. There he served
Chief Office ,
gressed in rate to r
under Lt. Donald R. Neil
directly ,
and had sailed as captain i a
Chief Officer's license. supervisor of the Quartermasters

e I Among the ships he served 01 I Construction Corps.
were the "Merriman" and tin Entering Civil Service at Key
"Berkshire" of the Merchant's an I, Miner's Line, and later the Su January 1941, he served there until
wannee and the Somerset for thE November 1942 when he transferred -
: same company. Later he was 01 I as rigger first class to NAS
k y n the "Comal," a Clyde Liner, whir I Miami. In August 1943 in response
I went aground off Key West durin g to urgent requests by the :Merchant -
i the terrible hurricane of 1919. II t Marine Service for trained
ow was later floated off with esti personnel, he asked for and was
mated damages of 80000. granted a military furlough to return -

During World War I, he was a to service. His first location
,, member of the crew of the John D was Chief Officer on the John E.
Archbold, a ship owned by thE Schmeltzer, a Liberty ship. He
ff served as officer from August
: Standard Oil of NewJersey.
'. 'j 1913 to February 1944 when he
Later he transferred t 0 I
\a. :rh <, ,J transferred to the S. S. Victorious
'. '.,, ..wvuroP-.rsW' _n.M.M '_ .... .i.wwwwavo. ..Etl the U. S. Shipping Board's Ticon- cOlWoerte ,
deroga." a ship, which was des
PRODUCTION E BANNERS are displayed by 16 A & R shops. These banners were presented by In 1921, during the depression, tined for the Normandy Beach
Captain Malcolm M. Cloukey, center, the Assembly and Repair Officer, for outstanding achievementIn he was employed as construction head Invasion. In addition to his
production efficiency. Pictured left to right, front row, are: F. M. Nelson, ACM, C. L. Stone for T. worker and as foreman of painters other duties, he was vice commo-
L. Hughes, ACM, D. E. Staber, ACM, H. C Adams, R. R. West, G. C. Monroe for N. L. Drake, F. A. bridge painters and riggers dore of the convoy which sailed
Remley and F C. Hess. Second row, W. E. Edmonds, C. H. Bartlett, J. W. Hall, C. J. Johnson, Capt. 7 April 1914, from Charleston,
Cloukey, D. H. Ingle, L. W. James, J. L. Moore, and R. K. Comer, ACM. Third row, Lieut. F. C. So- time set-up is in order. Va. During the entire crossing although -
I chor, Lieut. R. Rucker, Lt. (Jg) C. E. Cox, Ira M. Strickland, W. S. Farquhar, ACMM, and Ens. W, B. Mr. Corse (Administration) is several submarines were
Borrman. F. W. Gilliard, ACMM, was not present when the picture was taken. taking over the duties of space allotment sighted, due to adequate protec-
and control and all that it tion and the size of the convoy the

( entails. If you are moving, goingto trip passed and was accomplished
L Record Number of E Awards INSIDE or have moved on the station, without incidence.

contact Mr. Corse. Returning to Civil Service Aug
PUBLIC WORKSBy Edna DeWitt (Administration) ust 1944 at Miami, he transferredto
j Are Given to A & R Shops is very happy to have Mrs. Joyce Jacksonville in October of the
Ethel M. Shanahan all the from North where
Jongeward way same year, he has since
', Production E banners were presented --- Last week found two more girls Dakota in her section. Joyce is the handled the Rigging Shop at Sup-
to 16 Assembly and Repair sembly and Repair department joining the ranks of housewives wife of Ens. Kenneth Jongeward, ply single handed. This Rigging
Shops last Friday afternoon by will continue to increase. FrancesCollison Sawyer (secre- who is attending the Aviation Sup- Shop is worth visiting in the back
Captain Malcolm M. Cloukey, the Individual letters of commendation tary to Design supervisor) resignedto ply Officers' School here, and likea corner of building 110. Neat arrays -

Assembly and Repair Officer. from Captain Anthony R. keep house and devote her full good Navy wife came right of formidable hooks, wires,

Four officers, six enlisted men Brady, commanding officer, were time to "Skip" and Jim. Her soft along with her husband. cables, and various aiding devices
,l| and 14 employees were cited in the 202A voice, pleasant manner and help- Henry Melver (Housing) is backat make an interesting display.
to L. W. James, Shop ;
*f largest group of efficiency awards given fulness to all the department will his old job after being in the Wingate's first assignment on the
... made since the system was established R. K. Comer, ACM, Shop 202; T. L. be greatly miss- paratroopers and seeing much ac- "John E. Schmeltzer" as chief officer -
several months ago. Hughes, ACM, Shop 482; R. R. tion. He says that NAS looked was served under his brother
f These awards went to Shop 202 West, Shop 475; F. M. Nelson, ed. Mrs. Bilder- pretty good to him. Captain S. A. Wingate, skipper.

and 202A, overhaul control divi- ACM, Shop 432; D. E. Staber beck (secretaryto Clifford Rogero, a veteran new- While Wingate was chief mate on

'j j lion; Shops 482, 475, 432, 477, and ACM, Shop 480; H. C. Adams, Public Works ly employed, is cashier in the that ship in cooperation with his
476 metals division; Shop 1316, Shop 477; W. E. Edmonds, Shop Dfflcer) the other housing office, which by the wayIs brother, his winning idea had its
4 1301, and 1332 engine overhaul division 476; N. L. Drake, Shop 1316; C. r striker for very busy these days with the start. This came about because of

j,; ..A ; Shop 697, finish and fabric J. Johnson, Shop 1301; J. W. Hall, housewife was openng of the 120 new dwellings scarcity of mooring cables which
division; Shops 1018, 1005, and Shop 1332; F C. Hess, Shop 697; busy showing north of Dewey Park. due to war conditions were on the
"i.4 1020, assembly division and Shop F. M. Gilliard, ACMM, Shop 1018; Mary Nowell Barbara Faulkner (Housing) is spares list, and which with splicing -
,4 571, machine division, for increasIng F. A. Remley, Shop 1337A; J. L. her replacementthe going to take a couple of days off foT cables were hard to get. """ '

".,' their production efficiency (per Moore, Shop 1005; C. H. Bartlett, I ropes of the because in due time not too far off, After breaking two cables and being -.
person assigned) for the three consecutive Shop 1020; D. H. Ingle, Shop 571, Public Works she'll have to be in charge! A bowl forced to splice them, he be-
months of December, January W. S. Farquhar, ACMM, overhaul office before she of pansies on her desk made her gan to figure out ways to service

:j r and February. Shop 202 has control division, Ira M. Stickland, Ethel Shanahan left. decide that the outdoors was call- cables In a permanent manner.
''I" previously received the same award overhaul control division; J, S. Fagan Comdr. Martin is leaving Pub- This experiment, when perfected
i S twice and Shops 475 and 477 once. metals division; Lieut. R. lic Works to be station personnel ing.The record section lived \ip to became the beneficial suggestion
Overhaul Control and Metals divisions Rucker, overhaul control division officer after having the care of its reputation of the feminine unitas which won a cash award, and the
I. were especially honored officer; Lt. (jg) C. E. Cox, assistant P-1 division for quite a while. This another woman draftsman, Mrs. patent on this idea Is now pending.
t'. since their divisions as a whole had overhaul control division officer new position calls for quarters on Billy Sanders, formerly of Army Although Wingate enjoys motoring
., shown an increase in production and Ens. W. B. Borrman, as- the station! Just the right 'time of Engineers came in. She is working he says his real hobby la
4 efficiency for the three consecutive sistant metals division officer and the year to be on the banks of the with many of her former friends an experimental home work shop.
.i months. Lieut. F. C. Sochor, metals divi- St. Johns. and says she feels right at home. lie has several ideas which he la'

Addressing the group, Captain sion officer, Transportation is about to be, or 'i Mary Jajesczak, Public Works' perfecting. Completely sold on the

Cloukey pointed out that an efficiency The letters were granted for now is, back in the fold of Public i.: prettiest Wave, is now smiling over suggestion program, he Is always
drive has been made by outstanding leadership, industryand Works. From now on all vehiclesare : the: counter at the customers in ready as a committe man to investigate .
Congress and that the need for ability in securing' these in- under the guidance of Public I.I the Housing office) until her" points or advises, on Ideas of eth 1 I Iera.
production efficiency In the As- creases in production d'1l lency. Works. The war's over and peace- add up to discharge .



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Comdr. Robert P. Reebe USN

MOVIE SCHEDULE Well, the second duty sectionsure
got by with a dash on the
1IIURSIYNOTORIOUS LONE WOLF with Gary Cooper and inspection Saturday. It wasn't ten ,
Laraine Day. BOO, 1800 and 2000. minutes after Aerology told me

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY-BAD BASCOMB, starring Wallace the rain would keep up all mornIng -
Beery and Margaret O'Brien. Broadcast Friday from 2000 to 2030 fea that the sun came out and It
turing the Separation Center Orchestra. Shows Friday at 1730 and turned Into a beautful day.< No
2040. Saturday at 1400. 1730 and 2000. doubt everyone had their haircut
SUNDAY-LITTLE GIANT, starring Bud Abbott and Lou Cos-
tello. BOO, 1730 and 2000. Congratulations to the Mess
Cooks basketball team on cleaning
both their league and the
Ladd and Veronica Lake. Shows Monday at 1400, 1800 and 2000. Tues .. ... .. tournament.up A
--- ---------- m ------ -- hot bunch. They
day at 1800, 2000.WEDNESDAYTHROW. More voices are needed for the chorus which broadcasts weekly I can dish it out on the court as well
A SADDLE ON A STAR, starring Ken lover WJHP. If anyone has experience singing with a former Navy I as in the mess hall.

Curtis. Shows start at 1400, 1800 and 2000. chclr at Great, Lakes or anywhere, please contact the Welfare Depart I I am sorry to say that there

THURSDAY-TERROR BY NIGHT with Basil Rathbone. 1400, ment. were no less than four cases at
1800 and 2000. Enough talent has been assembled to present a NATTC Variety I mast the last week Involving improper .
show with all the acts by sailors and WAVES. And if there are any
standing of fire watch. .
THINGS TO DO-ABOARD more people with a specialty act who are interested in being In a future There can be no compromise on
show should also contact Welfare.
_they 8132. this duty. Tf must h. stood properly .
__ .
u ---- -
SWIl\DIIXG-DaUy Indoor Pool, Recreational Period for all Naval i iohei; ); t; ii of all hands.

Personnel and their guests; Monday through Friday-1700 to 2130; Boks-'n' NATTCSLIBRARY And there will be no leniency toward
Saturday-0900 to 2100; Sunday-1230 to 2100. f 1-- those who don't take their

GOLF-Station Course. Daily from 1000 to 2000. Open to all per responsibilities seriously enough to
sonnel.! Clubs available at Gear Locker in Southside of NATTC Auditorium see that they do stand it properly.The .
, ; Monday through Saturday-1000-1700; Sunday-1030 to 1700. NATTCen Library-New "Fktlon fire watch has detected two

BOWLING-Six Alleys behind Ships Service available to all personnel Arch of Triumph, by Erich Re- possible fires in the last few

Monday through Friday; 1000 to 2000; Saturday-1130 to 1730. marque, the author of "All Quieton months. What if these Incidents
Free bowling If you set your own pins. lOc a line for pin boys. had occured at a time- when the
the Western Front, is a storyof fire watch was not alert?
MUSIC-Anyone interested in joining the newly organized band, rleibs4ee
the chaos and courage of our Standing watches aboard shipsis
contact Hagen, Ext. 280.TENNISRacquetJ.
times portrayed in the passionate as old as the first ships them:
and balls available at Physical
Training Bldg.
struggle of one man. The man is selves. It is not done because of
:513. a refugee doctor and the setting Is a desire to keep men busy, or for
HOSTESS HOUSE-Open daily 1500 to 2100, Saturday and Sunday Paris before World War II. any other reason than the fact
1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel, relatives and guests. that experience has shown, often
Written on the Wind by Robert
NATTO LIBRARY Located in Auditorium. Open The Irishmen around NATTC with that onlyan
Monday through Wilder, is a long and lusty storyof tragic consequences,
1..rlday-0930 to 2100; Saturday and Sunday-1230 to 2100. really celebrated the "great day," the family founded by a tobacco alert watch will prevent trou

ATHELETIG GEAR-Available at Gear Locker, Physical Training starting with the big St. Pat's tycoon in North Carolina; of what ble. Now that a large part of the

Dept., Bldg. 513. dance Friday night. Our own bon- fabulous wealth brought to the Navy is, and will remain, shore
nie lassie Bea Allen based the same principle must be
came throughthe children and grandchildren, partic-
shamrock i in a dress especially ularly to Gary who had married a applied here
WHERE TO GO-ASHORE designed for the occasion by "Cal girl on her way to Broadway star -------
edonia" related people, their joys 'sor-

JACKSONVILLE BEACHES-Buses leave at frequent intervals Personnel celebrated the day dom.The Street, by Ann Petry. Lutie rows, intrigues and impulses.The .

from Union Bus'Station, corner Bay and Hogan Streets. Surf bathingand with a gala plcnir out at Gold Johnson is a beautiful Negro girl Zebra Derby :Max Shulman's -
other recreation at one of world's finest ocean breaches. Bus Head Branch State Park, startingthe who has a fierce determination to zany hero of "A Barefoot
fare 25c. day right with fried chicken lead a conventional life. But the Boy with Cheek" careens homeward
NAVY MOTHERS' HOSTESS HOUSE, 101 East Church Street. for breakfast! They started with Street will not let her live as she from the war, abandoning;
USO CENTERS, at 122 West Forsyth Street; above Blanding Bus food and ate all day! (Drank wjshes-it is a menace to all her his post-war fantasies for the
Station, Church and Newnan Streets; 311 West Duval Street. USO beer, too!) Chief Denny was the hopes. I farm and the pre-atomic plow.

WOMEN'S DIVISION at 43 West Monroe Street. top chef and ably assisted by Lt. Those. Other People, by Mary Before the Sun Goes Down, by
CANOEING, riSHINO, AND BOATING: Cedar River on San Fink they really turned out King O'Donnell. The story of a 24-- Elisabeth Howard. The story set
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks from last stop on barbecued wieners to satisfy ev hour search through New Orleansfor in the 1880's In a Pennsylvania
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 50c; canoes1.00 per hour; motor eryone's palate. Everyone returned a red-headed sailor on leave. community tells of a period when
boats-$2.00 per hour, five to eight people per boat. late Sunday night red and tired Leah's search begins with her first the barriers were breaking between
HORSEBACK: R1DLNG MAGNOLIA AND HYDE PARK STA- from all the swimming, hiking and glimpse of the sailor in a bar, ; the "good" and the "not-so-
BLES. Both located out San Juan Avenue. Facilities available for Hay I boating. The softball game between sends her wandering in and out of good" families. The exceptionally
Rides. I the Snafu's and Wilco's ended j I all the curious corners of old New I human characters have been
-- --- ---- 15-0 in favor of the Snafu's! Orleans, watching an odd and un- drawn from all walks of life.
E. Knight. Sic; Walter A. Keun- The "number-chug-a-lug" game I -, -
Familiar Faces neke, SpI2c; Wilbert M. Leitner, was going strong most of the day : COMING THRU THE SHAMROCK -
SKV2c; Allan G. MacDonald, AM- with M. Towers, J. Bailey and
MClc. T. Duncan coming out high. Miss
Leaving NATTCAnother Marvin V. McCrary, AM3c; John Perry really started something
L. Miller, SC3c; John L. Miner when she introduced this game at
group of civilianstoleft -be''i j AEM2c; Richard C. Moore, SKV- the PT Div. picnic. The IBM boys
NATTC last week for,various I 2c; Neil D. Morrison, SADlc;; started a new custom of
Separation! Centers.To I Frank H. Murray, SADlc, John M. ing moss leis to the fairer present'j
New York, N. Y.: Gladys: Neath, AOM3c; Roy K. Reeves, it did cause some comment.

Heaalip. Sic; Susan Mary Benn, S2c; Wayman R, Roundtree, SK3c,:i But of course there are some
Sic! Rita D. King, Sic; Mary E. Roscoe K Rummage Sic; Ken- Irishmen who have bad luck 'I"like
Pratt, Sic; June E. Hanggf HAlc. neth C. Sanford, Sic; Bernard J. I Bobby Hanlon who misplacedhis .
To New Orleans, La.: Tillie L. Schoenlem, S2c; Lee W Scholl,' his wallet Friday night and didn't
Meyer, SKD2c; Alma L. Hodges, SKV2c; John T. Sines S2c; Ev- find it until late Sunday.
PhMSc; Margaret V. Evans, PhM ertt H. Stanton AOMT3c; WilliamD. I'I The WAVES are gonlg to have

3c; Jefferson D, Hearn, AOM2c.To Timlin, AEM3c; Ranney E. Tra- their Hay Rlde-Phnlo, Friday, 22
Great Lakes, Ill.: Donald R. cy, AFClc; Joseph E. Weatherly, Stabl.8.Thea .
March, at the Hyde
Sanders, HBM2c; James Frank Sic; Boyd R. Whlenam, Cox.; but will leave Bks. 51 at 1800 I .
Douglas, S2c; Wesley P. Lafave, Thomas Y. Wood, Sic; James L. and return 3280. If the Sailors
Murphy, Sic.Daily .
S2c. want to come, they'll have to get fbyeI ...
To Miami, Fla.: Phyllis Lorraine a "'A>'E to ask them becauseit
Mitchell, Y2c; Mildred Waddoups, it,* going to be one swell time
Sic; Virginia J. Jones, Y3c. MatineesAt
To St. Louis, Mo.: Vernan W. The Craft Shop over in the Au-
Achtemeier SC2c. ditorium is rapidly getting organized
To Charleston, S. C.: Hilland T. Auditorium"In and will be available for all :;
Gaffney, AOM3c. hands to make everything from j;
leather wallets to repairing engines.
To Lido Beach, N. Y.: David R. order to take care of the
Leotard, AOM2c; Joseph J. Kozou- overflowing crowds at the evening Anyone who has any experience _ 'yI
instructing in any of this type
ich AEM2c.To shows matinee
performances of
work should contact Lt. Muir at
Norman, Okla.: Dean F. the night movie will be shown daily ,
Welfare as there are some open-
Wagaman, Sic. at 1400 and
except on Tuesdays .
ings for instructors from 1830 to p
To Md.: Kenneth C. < "
Bainbridge, I Fridays, Lt. William Muir, Wel- 2130 on duty nights and it is
Robertson, Sic. fare Officer has announced.
certainly a good to earn extra
To Jacksonville, Fla.: Reed A I Almost 5,000 people have been way
McKain, Cox.; Ernest H. Harrison tabulated nightly attending the money.
Ralph L. Wixon, AEM Red Harrison is the man who
CSp.T; twb shows at the NATTC Audito
2c; George S. Frost, PhM2c; Haroil rium. A large portion of this crowdis really gets around; Miami, New
N. Smith, Sic: Billy C. Keller, from the Separation Center.andIt Orleans for the Mardi Gras and U.
CSp.A; Robert B. Gibson, ACEM is expected that they will be i\t__ _S. Carolina _at_ Columbia_____ where ...
Arthur W. Bonner, Sic; Milan able to attend the matinee, thereby Red plans to play on the football BREAKING A LARGE GREEN SHAMROCK! to make her ap-
Gjurich, Sp.A2c; Walter A.. Live- helping to relieve this evening team when released from the perance at the St. Patrick's Dance held last Friday is M. B. Allen,
ly, AEM3cj; John R. Wilkes, Sic; congestion Navy. How about that new suit, Sic, WAVE, dressed in a bright green crepe paper dress depicting .
Raymond W. Alford, AEM3c; Red the Spirit of St. Patrick's Day, B. Allen was introduced by Masterof
\ Clarence R. Bachmann, SADlc; Why Remember the Barn Dance held Ceremonies John Chick of the Welfare Department and presentedthe
Uaul 'J. Beuckman, AFC2c. Glib Sailor: I wish I could revise at NATTC last summer, and how door prizes, an Eversharp pen to the sailor and a huge basketof
Robert L. Braun AOMSc; Joseph the alphabet much fun everyone had? The same flowers to the girl holding the lucky numbers.
P. Clark, Sic; Emmer R. Con. Unsuspecting Weve': "Why, what man is coming back, John Dolce The Dance Committee a group of interested volunteers, composed -
kiln, AEM2c; Mitchell P. Connay, would you do? > from the National Barn Dance, of students and WAVES are to thank for planning and mak-
Sic; Gregory V. Cullinan, SKD2c; Glib Sailor: I'd put you and I Chicago. Sailors and WAVES can ing all of the preparations for such an affair Jerome Speaker 'was
Arpad J. Esterhay, SAD2c; MartinG. closer together dress in any barn dance costume! the Chairman and the committee acted under the supervision of Mir-
Farris, Sic; Thomas C. Feeney, So get out those hi-heeled boots, iam Brooks, SpSlc( ) Welfare.
Sic; Robert J. Fewell, Y2c; Loyd He Couldn't Have Bees A Sailor clean dungarees (red patches) and Mary Scheurman, Jo Lubben, J. P. Belangy, D. D. Negely, N. A.
Caanler, AMlc; Milbourne J. Graham The small town reporter calledIn pinafores and pigtails and come Nazzario and C. J. Smith made everything for the decorations from
SK2c; Stephen B. Heilman, the overseas hero who had just on. There will be a prize for the the fancy aprons to the huge paper shamrocks. The posters were

AEM3c; Robert N. Hutecherson, returned home. Of course, the first best costumed couple. designed by Walter Kwolek, Cpl, USMC, and A. Stevens and lit L,,
Sic; Louis J, Janvlis, Sic; Sargi question was how the soldier felt Betty Hartley and Francis Snow Stephens distributed them.
Jereb, SK2c. to be back have added the wedding band to The personal invitations were made by Sue Hoover and Mary
Roy A. Johnson, AERMSc; Joseph "Well," said the sergeant, "It's their left hand and are getting out Anne Donnll, B. Allen and Velma Granunentz handled the door

L.. Karaff, Sic; Charles T. all right, but I see hardly any of soon Good luck. prizes.The ,
Kimberly, Sic; Laverne Klnsey. my buddies are home, and there la Florence Barber and Francis Shamrock Punch was served by D. C. Johnson, N. A. 'Stephens
Sic; Edwin R. Knight, Sic; Jewell no one to go out with but girls" Continued oa fare Seven and Jo Lubben.I .


21 March, 1946 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Seven

I 'AUTOMATICALLY CHARGES GUNS THE WORD.... Students Outshoot r Mess Cooks Win

From Aviation SchoolBy Fundamental InstructorsThe Tourney Finals

--- first skeet shoot of the year
J. L. Estano CPhoM
was held last Friday, with AOM Disbursing
O Y "Naval aviation has been assigned Instructors shooting it out with the
an important role in plans AOM Students of Class 030. ,The fighting Mess Cooks walked
for the future. Present recommend- off with top honors last week when
ations indicate that TWOFIFTHSof The Instructors, however, were they handed Disbursing a 32-27
given a few pointers in the art of
the total peacetime Naval personnel beating to become station cham-
breaking birds. The result of the
complement will be 'assigned pions. The game itself was closer
first round of fire found the Students -
to aviation activities. Many of than the score indicated, with onlyan
on top, breaking 92 clay pigeons
these men will become Naval aviation outburst in the last four min-
compared to 90 by the In
4 "
22d technicians utes clinching the game.
swc structors. The second round was
"Cessation of hostilities does not
cancel the need for aviation tech also won by the Students 91-88. Bake Shop copped the consolation -

nicians well-trained in skills of title by edging past the Sep-

aerial warfare. The strength of and flashing light, constant studyto aration Center Mess Cooks 39-36.

any nAtion is measured by its resources keep abreast of latest Navy, Army Bake Shop was holding a comfort-
of trained men and available CAA regulations and opera- ble margin going into the last pe-
material. Training is an es- tion orders, must be able to make riod when the Separation Center
.I sential aspect of national Import- decisions quickly, must be willingand I five rallied to go "ahead in the last
ance." able to accept responsibility.Some few minutes, only to have Bake
The above quote from the latest of the advantages of this Shop come back to win with Gru-

F Bulletin of NATTCom, Vol. 1, rate are that it is one of the only I, ber and Benner leading the at-
gives the Nav SchAV FUN) stu- rates that fully qualifies for a position tack.
Iilr dent some idea of the need for without additional training I Robinson of Separation Center'

training and the purpose of the I in civilian life. Many openings in Mess Cooks led the scorers with
Av Fun School to place him in the i CAA organization; quota of rates 13 points. Benner and Gruber
proper technical branch. Person- fairly high; many overseas CTO paced the winning attack with 12
O a nel deficient in either technical or billets seem to be available; no and 9 points respectively.
:: ..t. disciplinary qualifications for a selected shipboard work-all land based;
!SOMKTIIIXO: :: NEW in Gunnery Fritzie Parman ACOM, of Class A School, representsa on your own most of the time; In the final game, both Disbursing -
the Malfunction Range has found an entirely new way of charging useless expenditure of time and plenty of excitement every day. and the Mess Cooks showed
the 20 millimeter guns used In the AOM (IB) School.! He and Otto Ha- money, if sent to that school; thus But it isn't all gravy, there are signs of tenseness. The scoring
fer, AOM3c and J, W. Marcus, AOMlc have salvaged a hydraulic turret added cost of a Fundamental in- plenty of around-the-clock watches -' opened slowly with McNay finally
and by using these! units have devised an automatic method of tructional course to give all future and lives depending on your efficient dropping in the first of his four
charging the guns, thereby saving time and labor. I aviation. personnel_ .a ,background, I running of air traffic. free throws after two minutes
-- -- -- -- -o had elapsed From then on it was
Chiel Gunner L. L. Jarrell]!, in charge of the Range, believes I
that this new labor saving device will be adapted throughout the '' 'a nip and tuck battle throughoutwith

Ordnance Departments wherever guns are used in target practice. iii! I Mess Cooks holding a one
.------ --- .. .1 '' point margin at the end of the first
flJ period and leading: 18-15 at the
Yonker and Francis

j : :: Shields led the Disbursing team
DEFENSEDISCOVERED after halftime and their third period
rally all but overtook the
By II. P. Perkin Lt. (jg) I derstand --- (j ,, .' Mess Cooks. The scoring of Me-
) other (
Educational Service Officer I Sees the social and economic ;. .. Nickle and McNay managed to
keep the undefeated Mess Cooks
Rippon College Wisconsin, has i implications (of modern <
ahead 23-22 into the final
announced the discovery of a defense life.) ; I stanza.

against the atomic bomb. Understands that effect follows
The defense is the same as mentioned cause in human affairs The final period found the Mess
by elder statesmen and for- Achieves through science an r/ l. Cooks clinching the title in the

mer Secretary of War Stimson; it open mind 11'w last few minutes as Ron McNay
is one that has been independentlyarrived Seeks to enrich his spiritual ? / ; dropped in a pair of free tosses

at by many persons in the life.Loves ( ': $ and Bob Brophy added another.

last few months. good music good books, ,.' Bob Fetzak scored for Disbursingon
Stimson said, "The focus of the good pictures, good plays. a rebound shot but Jack NIC-
problem does not lie in the atom; Lives richly and uniquely as an / t / kle's long shot sewed up the cham
it resides in the hearts of men." Individual jet with an understanding pionship.

Rippon College anounced in a bul- of his interdependent relationships Leading the champion Mess
letin, "There is only one answerto with others x '.' Cooks were Ron McNay and Jim
I seas
the atomic bomb. There is only Nowhere In this inspiring list Is s, ? l2 .2 McNickle with eight points each.

one defense tItI) lies in the na- the word Technology mentioned. Is 1" -- __,. However, the fine rebound workof
--- '" ,,:..
ture of man." this an alarming omission by iv --' x. "--- Dick Kimball saved the Mess

To the cynic, the materialist ; ory-tower thinkers? Or, is it a I INTERVIEWER P. K. MURPHY, of Menomomic, Wise, ex- Cooks many times. Also Bob
these answers are less than use carefully calculated modern, work Navy officer, is discussing the problems of what rate C S. Pratt, I Brophy turned in a fine job of
less; they are naive and therefore ing philosophy? Let the Universityof S2c of Detroit, Mich., should strike. Screening is an intricate process screening that helped set up the
dangerous. The cynic argues thatif Chicago answer, "Although it where the student is allowed to make a choice as to the rating I :Mess Cooks scoring.

a man is being shot at, it is bet- recognizes the importance and necessity and Class "A" School he would like to attend, and the interviewers Nick Yonker was outstanding _
ter to have twelve inches of steelin of vocational training, the assists the man in his choice. They discuss the choice, recruit camp for Disbursing with his fine rebound -
front of him than to have twelve University of Chicago believes that tests previous background, education, Av Fun Sch record, and personal work. He also led the losers
feet of good intentions: True! But such training should be "acquired character; attempting to see if man is really fitted for his in the scoring column with eight
It is, even better not to be shot at after a general education. selection or if he would be better in some other rating. :Meeting all tallies Ken Kasperek, Bob Fetzak
And it hardly seems likely that the After a general education! Learn requirements and surviving the compettiion, he will go for trainingto and Francis Shields turned in a

Secretary of War would be givento about the world before you take that NTSchool. nice bit of ball handling, also sink-
place in it, then live a useful
banalities at the present time. your ------
and productive life. sufficient to enable them and the Roosevelt nivd. ing some timely baskets.

small All over(colleges the nation more ,flexible a number than of It u is almost..a truism_ that wars, Navy to place the enlisted man in Two drunks polished off their The Mess Cooks also won the

their production-line big brothers, are the result 01 ignorance-ignorance the technical rating best suited to fifteenth round of drinks, climbed Intramural League Playoffs when
of the leaders. (Even a they defeated Bake Shop two
have announced the urgent neces- the individual's qualifications, i is I into their car and sped away. i
highly trained technician can be cheaper for the service in the final 1 straight games. The Mess Cooks
sity of the proper defense of mane despairingly ignorant.) analysis. The school should payoff After a time one remarked: were never in trouble and won
kind* : the liberal, educated Eliminate the ignorance of in higher moral, well-rounded. "We're getting close to Main with plenty to spare. The playoffs
Rippon College has listed the re world mind and and eliminate added to the
spirit technicians that are in the proper'I I Base. already impressivewins
quirements. The mature, educatedcltlzf'n. wars.2nd. better work and recorded by the Mess Cooks
rating, more en- "Zat so? How you know? I'
and added another championship
thusiasm in the menial tasks involved I \'e're "
hitting sailors.
Possesses a deep understanding in every rating. to their. list
of Christain-democratic herit- Av. Fund. -- -- -
Control Toner
.age. Operator WHOSE IS IT? ITIt .
Another of the aviation
Learns to think with objec- ratings
tivity. Class EndsThe that has played a Targe part in the
, smooth growth and running of
Develops (a mind which can un- i'
second class, of the Aviation flight operations, is the Specialist
Fundamentals school graduatedlast (Y) or Control Tower Operator.
Friday with James A. Perry anticipated supplyingthis
---- -- -- -- rating with men from AV
from Burlington, Vermont, the .
FUN but the first few
Honor Man of the Class.
classes have had to fill a fairly
Frederick S. Staples, Redwood
large quota for that Class A
City, Calif., Seymour Alloy, Toledo School of training.As .
Ohio and William B. Dulay, information to the studentsnow
finished with honors.
approaching graduation, THE
Graduation ceremonies for the WORD on the latest qualificationsare
school are conducted in the Auditorium
: NTSchCTO( ) is located at

weekly at. 1000.. NAS, Atlanta, Georgia, and is a 7
weeks course. A required GCT of

NewsreelContinued 50, hearing of 15/15, eyesight a
perfect 20/20, a well modulated 'wt

From Page Six voice without Impediments or accents L- t
are the major physical re
Maher are flashing diamonds on quirements. The education factors t _
their left hands! are high school graduate, aviation wI
The NATTC Orchestra is at lasta background desirable, volunteer'
reality with a place to practiceand for this type duty, and above aver- I ? x Ni
full support of the Welfare age in clerical skills. The curricu- F

Department. Anyone interested in lum covers, ,aeronautical charts, I i 54 }
joining the group should contact code, radio frequencies and procedures ..,
Hagen in the OOD thack. I radio range flying, instru- "; y. ..

YOU CAN FIND everythingon The Dance Committee is to havea ment approach procedures, FCC
Gold Head Branch rules and regulations Civil Airi I t
this Naval Air Station] Pictured picnic at w. e
' above are two of the Bu- State Park next Saturday, the bus Regs, Meteorology, airport traffic f ;'. z ,+
teo family, commonly known as leaving at 1000 and returning at control Link trainer, and aircraft w. ,
just blain buzzards. The nest 1 tJ00. recognition. I) .
was found by Chief Hughes of I The duties they will perform I d t ; "
the NATTC Gunnery Range and The Chief, out of town on his when complete schooling are: giving -
is located in the wooded section wife's birthday, sent her a check planes permission to land and ;

behind the range. The Gunnery for a million kisses as a birthday take-off, responsible for aircraft f'. }1o ;: ", "' .I ."",, _.A.t ># w .&' >
Crew has taken an especial interest gift. The wife, somewhat provoked clearances, getting crash details to'' BOll nilOPUY ((10)) of the Mess Cooks battles with,,Bob Fetzak I
in this family and has at his thrift, sent back a postcard scene of accident, control all air- (5)) and Jim Schwenk (behind Brophy) of Disbursing, for a'rebounJ.

watched,/the eggs until they finally "Dear Jim, thanks for ,the port traffic maintain communi- Ken Kasparek (11) and Nick Yonker. both of Disbursing, await cut-
hatched into the above lovely birthday check; an AM2c cation with aircraft and other come of the battle. The action took place during the second period

creatures cashed it last night." fields, by phone) radio, interphone of the tournament finals, which was won by the Mess Cooks, 32-27. 0 4


Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 21 March, 1946

LINKS f BURNERS +._ Fliers Lead In Race

For Iron Man Trophy.

Ay A 14G' Vero Beach Tied With Jax t)

;Qio But May Not Play BaseballNAS

Jacksonville and NAS Vero Beach are leading the

pack in the race for.the coveted Iron Man Trophy. Both teams

have 33 points, tabulated on the basis of Softball, touch foot

ball, and basketball.

Baseball is the only sport left to play. Rumor has it that

Vero Reach will' nnt field a rliamnnd nine, u"c.> v..Tnv.... ,pl ye are frk""
ha-e-theid track to the tiU
of grand champ. tI
Sixteen teams were represented I Three NAS Boxers To

in the Iron Man League when
Fight In New York
competitions were first institutedlast
summer. Now the league hat I Golden Gloves Finolo
fallen to 10, and is likely to dwin
dle even further. Gabby Marek Eddie Chyz andy
Jax acquired its 33 points b Brown Remington will all represent
winning the softball championship !! the Eastern division in
J \ good for 20 points; tying for the Golden Gloves National
% second in touch football (northern Tournament In Madison Square

sector), worth 6 points; and collecting Garden next Monday night -
""- second in the northern news came to Lt. A. J. 'e'Thla :"
basketball division. Rubino, NAS boxing coach, in
NAS golf enthusiasts got a Following are the standings of a wire from Trainer Ray Arcell,
thrill of a lifetime last Friday, the teams in the sports already who said "each. (will) representthis
when they watched these golfers played, and the teams' total scoresto division In the tour-
sizzle the local links with their date: nament." Arcell has been round.

masterful strokes. Playing overa Total ing the eight eastern contestantsfor
newer, tougher course, Slam- r 5O Team Points the final tourney into shape

min' Sammy Snead was the only NAS Jax . . . . 33 at Bear Mountain, N. V.
one of the quintet able to shatter NAS Vero Beach .. . 33 This Is the first year that any
the par 35, when he carded a NAS Daytona Beach . . 23 Jacksonville contestants have
S' ni < 34 to nose out Denny Shute by Y NAS Lake City . . . 18 reached the finals, which pit the
2 strokes. The golfers standing NAS> Banana River .. .. .. 14 best amateurs in the East
((1 to r) are Dick Metz, George NAAS Cecil Field . .. . 13 against winners of the western
Schneiter, Jack Harvey, NAS JAS St. Simons .. .. .. .. 13 championships In Chicago.
golf pro, Sammy Snead, Jax NAS Miami .. ... . t 10 .
1 ; tourney winner, Sam Byrd, and T NAS Sanford . .. . . 7
Denny Shute. Byrd ,inset, left) NAS Melbourne . . .. 5 PlacedOn
blasts a long shot, while Snead NAAS Jax Municipal .., 5 Trosper
(right inset) exhibits a big- N'AS Beaufort . . . 3
money-winning driving form.Football NAS Ft. Lauderdale . 3 ,
-- -.- NAS Deland . .. .. 0 All-Tourney
NAS Lee Field . .. .. .. 0
BaseballersDrilling I I -! ; .. ."".:. : ,..' ';i"l;. NAAS Mayport . . . 0
-"f7"o .... '"' I Softball ABC Cage SquadLittle
..,; ; 1 e __ ........ Total
Hard ''' I Team SU tiding ToInU
. "- ''' NAS> Jaclo..onvllle-l'hampion ... ... .20 Joe Trosper had his basketball
NAS Vero Bench-So. Champ ... ... 10 talents recognized last
T y NAS Sanford-2nd So. Sector .. ... 7
For Gator GoWith .j :. : ,I. NAS Lake City-2nd No Sector. .. .. 7 week when he was rewarded witha
1 .' .. ;: NAS Minml-JrJ So. Sector ....... .... 1\ first string berth on the National -
)" I NAAS Jax Muni. No. l-8rd No. See.. 1\
: American Basketball Congress
less than two weeks of; .. 31Cj : NAS Ft. Lauderdnle-4th So. Sec .... S
practice left before their opening .. "* r' ". e. :1 NAS Beaufort-4th No. Sector ........ I All-Tournament team.
game with the University of Flor- ".i ;.. .":: ;/ ", k Touch Ftotbill I Joe got the nod through-ills superlative
ida, the NAS baseball coaches, Lt : I' .: :J -- ( Team Standing Points Total play in the Fliers' only

Lloyd Lux, and Lt. Comdr. Jame .,, :": r -: :::) NAS Vero Beach-Cr. Champ ........20( tournament game. Dow Chemical
:McCachren, have been working !! : "-I .,. ., 'it NAAS Cecil Field-No. Champ. ......10 handed them a 60-52 defeat in that
NAS Banana River-2nd So. Sector7 The Flier forward, as wellas
their ball hawks overtime in order game.
.. t
NAS JackaonvillInd No. Sec. (tie)
for them to be in top shape when By Frank Tours, Sic NAS Lake City-2nd No. Sec. (tie).. S the whole NAS crew, made a
they square off against the Gatorson You sport fans interested in getting a little more of that filthy NAS Melbourne-3rd So Sector ....... 1\ deep impression on the topseededDow
April 13. stuff they call "money," should get hold of the March 7 issue of NAB Dartona Beach-4th So. Sector....... I I five from Michigan pushing
NAS St. Simon*-4th No. Sector
Besides the regular drills, Coach the servicemen's "Sporting News"-there's a $250 cash prize ready Points for 2nd and Srd placet were divided them hard up to the final minute
Lux: hopes to line up three prac- for the G.I. who can dope out four crossword puzzles dealing exclusively of play. Besides playing his usual
tice games before taking on Florida with great athletes They're fun to work mates, especially when BaiketbiTI Total fine floor game Joe threw in IT
and the Flier opponents will there's a tantalizing 250 simoleons at the end of the four week grind. Team Standing Pointi points to clinch his All-ABC post.
probably be NATTCenter Green NAS Daytona Beach-Gr. Champ. .....20 The selection of Trosper brings
Cove Springs, or the Jacksonville Pacific Coast gridiron lover I reaching a peak lately The NAS St. Simoni-No. Champ.Sector...........10 7 the second honor to a Jax: basketeer -
semi-pro outfit, the Jersey Giants may be glad to hear that the, Mexican league has just branded NAS NAS Jacksonville Banana River-2nd-2nd No.So.Sector .... 7 for Ned Stalls was placed on
These games would come in "fleetest man in Moleskins," Bud- the Major Leagues as "Slave Mare NAS Mlamt-Srd So. Sector .......... 1\ the Florida ABC first string tour
mighty handy for the Fliers, as dy Young, may be treading ket" On the other side of the NAS Lake City-8rd No Sector ...,.., 1\ nament team as a guard.
.... I
:Mother Nature "dampened" all football field for UCLA next fall fence, the Negro league danced for NAS NAAS Vero Cecil Beach Field--4th 4th So.No Sector Sector ... S These two boys played great ball
hopes of much practice last week. Rumos has it that exUCLANgrid joy when the Mexican outfit stole all season, Staitz as the defensive
Two holdovers from last year's great Kenny Washington, Luis Olmo, the Puerto Rican outfielder demon, and Trosper as the scoring
horsehiders are in the '46 lineup has! been giving Buddy quite a from "dem bums" in Brook- NEW REC CENTER threat. Joe reached his peak in the

They are John McCullough, a boy sales talk about his old Alma Mater lyn The colored magnates are second Camp LeJeune game, when
the Boston Red Sox have their eye Young, coupled with "Jar- still stewing about the loss of BEING PLANNEDFOR he netted 29 points while Staitz
on, who is holding down second rin' Johnny Roesch, Bruin pigskin Jackie Robinson However, the I'' played brilliantly all through the -
base and Shortstop Bill DeMars, Jacksonville tournament.I .
star in '44, who expects a discharge caballeros from south of the border MAINSIDERS
whose ability has caught the at-
from the Navy very soon, seem to have little chance to
tention of the Brooklyn Dodgers get far in their digs at the Majors
would give UCLA a fearsome pairof Plans for a new bowling center "
By next week a tentative sched-
They're a pretty pesky bunch
halfbacks next fall for NAS men and women,
ule should be published. though At least Branch Rick-
I Another note from the coast including five alleys, ping pong
tells us that Ohio State has been ey and "Happy" ( I) Chandlerseem tables pool tables, and various
to think e
Volleyball League added to the USC Trojans' '46 so.. parlor games, are now on the
football schedule. How we'd like to drafting boards according to an
Adds Two New TeamsTwo see that onel! Buckeye's Tommy announcement this week by Lt.

James, Warren Amling, Jerry Hand, welfare officer In chargeof
new teams were added to Krall, and 215 pound fullback Jim the project.The .
the enlisted men's Volleyball Whlsler will step on the L. A. new recreation hall Is to
League last week, bringing the Coliseum sod to match strides with be constructed in the old mess
number of squads vying for the Jim Hardy Mickey McCardle, Don hall in building 91S with one
Commandant's Trophy to seven. I Burnside, Ted Tannehill, and a wing of It used for the bowling
The new ball clubs are the Air- I, whole host of pre-war Trojan stalwarts SALTY HUMOR FROM room and another wing for the
craft Delivery Unit and Ordnance pool table and ping pong sets.
A great game is in the HERE
& Gunnery. The change came making, and one that may break AND THERE The new center will not appearfor

about as a result of continued the age old, and silly, Big Ten ban quite a while because the
changing of personnel, and with post-season bowl Twins No DoubtA wooden lanes of the bowling alley .
the ,new teams added a revised (Ed. Note: Guess where games Frank young Lt (Jg) strolling along must be installed In sections,
schedule was started March 20. with a pretty nifty babe met his and the old chow hall floor must
Tours is from Right are.
In the officers league Admiral's lea' from California). you CO. "This is my sister" he ex- be perfectly level before the ,0.4 ,
Trophy an Aircraft Delivery Unit plained bashfully. '"That's all lane can be Installed.
team has also been added, bring- Louis-Conn BoutIt the CO "she
right, replied kindly, Work will begin as soon as
ing their total to six teams. won't be long now before Joe i used to be mine." possible Lt. Hand stated for
The standings in the Admiral's Louis and Billy Conn square off the Welfare Department Intendsto
in the boxing titanic of the decade
Is That All? have plenty of
Team W L Pct We've heard ring fans argue for the of
The facilities personnel
I IATU 3 0 1.000 pro and con over the coming battle office beauty was regalingher .
NAS Jax."Bring .
AOS No. 1 2 0 1.000 for the past six weeks and it bored companions with the tale T
VSB Staff 1 1 .500 appears a lot of Conn money is of her adventures on the previous me two eggs fried hard, a Sc
s AOS No. 2VSBStO 1 2 .333 backed with the idea that Billy night. "This feller" she said, "took slice of toast burned to a cinder
0 4 .000 the Kid was ahead by such a wide me up to his apartment, and show- and a cup of very weak coffee."
\ ADU e S margin in their first bout, that all ed me a closet that contained at "Will you repeat that order"

a. he had to do was run away for the least fifteen absolutely perfect ,said the mystified waitress.He .
Vet Unit OrganizingInvitations last three rounds and he would mink coats. And what do you did, and in a few minutes she
have been the new champ know," she" said "he gave me one brought the order. As she set it in s' a
have been issued to Sailors with that idea should check of them. front of him she asked, "Anythingelse
all interested persons to attend before they ride with Conn come "What did you have to do?" asked sir?"
the organizational meeting of the June 19th-statistics show that the the skeptic in the audience. "Yes," he answered. "Now sit
Jacksonville Chapter of the American Brown Bomber had just as many "Just shorten the sleeves" she down and nag me, I'm homesick."
: Veterans' Committee on points, if not a wee bit more, as said.
, Tuesday, 26 March, at 2000 in the Billy did when they opened up in Think It Would
. Seminole Hotel. the fateful thirteenth ? At this A Navy Man No Doubt Cutie: urn have you know I intend -
I Lt. (Jg) Arnold I. Shapiro, Room writing I like Joe by a quick kayo A man who looked as if he had to marry an officer and a
,r.: 210 BOQ 801. will be glad to furnish '-say the fourth round out his last friend entered a restaurant gentleman." .
, interested persons with more Baseball War one morning, sat down at Sailor: "That would bo bigamy
I detailed information. The baseball war appears to be a table, and said to the waitress,] honey"