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Naval Personnel Separation Center Here Closed SaturdayJBBkJIUPIJ6

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Vol. 4 No. 55 29 August, 1946

Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training Command


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Separated Over 100,000 1 By ''Capt. Hopkins Takes Over :

Local In SepCenWas OperationLess As New C. O. Of NATTC .

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Than A Year

Will Go To
Capt. Taylor
Almost a year from the dayit .,
was commissioned, the Na-
val Personnel Separation Cen- '. Staff College At Norfolk

ter here was officially closed

last Saturday by Captain M. Captain Ford N. Taylor, Commanding Officer of the .

M. DeWolfe, Commanding Of- Naval Air Technical Training Center here since October, >

ficer. 1915, was detached Tuesday for duty as an instructor at

,; presentation Tile ceremonies of discharge featured certifi-the the Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va. His successor .

cates to 313 separatees including is Captain Howard V. Hopkins who reported here from Pen-

many of the center's ship's company sacola where he was attached to the staff of the Chief of

Naval Air Technical Training.

Established in August, 1945, just Formal change of command took place in the command-
after V-J Day, by Rear Admiral o .
Gilchrist B. Stockton, the SepCen' ing officer's onice Tuesday

has returned approximately 102- Admiral McFall afternoon with brief ceremonies
670( Navy men and women to civilian -
witnessed only by division
life. Admiral Stockton Awarded
turned the command over to Cap- LegionOf and department heads
tain DeWolfe on 5 September 1945.
Merit The new commanding
The first officer to be releasedto FridayPicture

inactive ,duty was Lt. (Jg) k ( on Page Two) a' graduate of the Naval

James T. Payne, Quincy, Florida. .Academy, Class of 1924, has .
He was_ released on 31 August rj4 A Legion of Merit award for
1945. Lieutenant C. O. Turnbullof outstanding performance of duty had a long and active naval ca-
Tampa, Florida, was the last was presented to Rear Admiral A. reer. He was attached to battle-
officer to go through the separa- C. McFall, USN, Retired, on Fri- ships for a year and a half beforehe
tion process. day morning, 23 August. The was assigned to naval avia-
.. tion in which he has served for
presentation was made by Rear
Aviation Machinist's Mate First .
Class William Eston Croft of Au- Admiral Ralph E. Davison, Chiefof 20( years. Throughout this periodof
$ Naval Air Advanced Training, time, he has seen duty with
gusta, Georgia, was the first enlisted I
man, receiving his golden I : who succeeded Admiral McFall fighter, dive-bombing, observation,
eagle on 2 September, and Richard I II I : last year. and patrol squadrons.At .
C. Willhite, HA2c of Urbane Illinois ; The citation read, in part: the beginning of World WarII
was the last man to go < <: . through the processing line beforeit t',: '' -. ty to inspire teamwork and con with BuAer. Later he reported -
$ to Australia as Deputy Com-
closed down. certed efforts among his subordi-
In a farewell speech, Captain nates with a keen insight into the mander of FAW-10. In June, 1944,
DeWolfe thanked all hands, { manifold problems Incident to the he was assigned to organize avi-
both Navy and civilian, for assist- jii; j planning and execution of a vast ation logistics for the Seventh
ing to complete the Navy's demobilization ; { .J Naval Air Operational Training Fleet. He performed such an out-
program on schedule. :;( : ; '. program, Rear Admiral McFall directed -I standing Job that he was given the

The closing: of the SepCens will -_-_______--'-_--n n ___ _. __..-._.._ _.___ __no the numerous activities un- istics task of for organizing the SouthWest all aviation Pacific log-
in no way relieve the Navy of its der his widespread command in
responsibilities regarding the dissemination Captain Ford N. Taylor delivering approximately 22,500 I Forces.
of civil readjustment --- trained Naval Aviators, 26,500 Captain Taylor who replaced

information or Its duty to provide Navy. Observes 33rd BirthdayOf Combat Crewmen, and 1,500 Fighter Commodore J. B. Lynch last year,
certain forms and certificates to Director Officers to the United is a native VThitehaven, Tenn.,
naval personnel upon separation States Fleet. By developing pro- but calls Coronado, Calif., his home
from the service, according to Naval Aviation TomorrowTomorrow gressive syllabi to prevent duplica- now. He, too is an Annapolis
Alnav 384-46. tion of effort between Operational graduate, Class of 1926. He reported -
The Alnav lists 26 separation the Navy will observe the 33rd anniversaryof Training and Fleet Training, and as C. O. of NATTC directly
activities and 55: naval hospitals at naval aviation.In by adapting his curricula to meet from the headquarters of the Com-
which personnel are to be honor- changing Fleet requirements he mander-ln-Chlef U. S. Fleet. Priorto
ably separated within the conti- sharp contrast to its humble beginnings, this branchof succeeded in fulfilling all Navy that, he served in the Pacific
nental limits. Personnel to be sep- the naval service was a major factor in the march back demands for trained Pilots and from Saipan through the campaignin
arated outside the U S. or under across the Pacific from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo. It was naval Aircrews whose subsequent performance j the Philippines. lie was with
conditions other than honorable I attest the efficacy of his the Third Amphibious Force and
airpower which softened up so many of the Pacific atolls and
will I
be separated according to ex- Continued on Page Four Continued on Page Six;
isting directives. islands for invasion. It was naval(
From 17 Aug. 1945: through last aviation which decided the out-, NEW FEATURE AT ANCHORAGE I
20 July, the Navy demobilized come of many World War II na- .
val engagements battles where w
2,847,582 officers and men. Cur-.
rent strength of the opposing fleets never saw each
Navy is approximately -
850,000( officers and other.A
1 men including reserves headed for peek at future Navy planningwill
I discharge. reveal that the supremacy f K
I I which both the aircraft carrier ...
and its planes established duringthe
School Bus Service past war is being given full
consideration Carriers like the I I

Will Be Offered To Midway and Franklin D, Roose- ,
velt which never fought in World
War II typify the sea giants of the ie'7R \,
Housing Area Kids 1
: future which will police the oceansof I
I With the long vacation almost the world. And since the war's I
over and the school year about to end, a number of new Navy combat -
begin, station officials are work- planes have been developed
Ing on a plan to provide special I. which will eventually replace and I
a bus service to children of naval eclipse present-day craft. I
personnel living on the station, In A practice which began duringthe .
Dewey park, and the vicinity. I war-having all Naval
There will be a few changes in my graduates undergo
the service offered this year be-! doctrination, doubtless will Acade-I
cause of the lack of welfare funds I tinued. This
and personnel. There is to be a the role of the airplane In naval i
slight charge for the service, and tactics and strategy will help to
there will be no seaman guard on further co-ordinate the use of air
the buses. The plan is still in the and surface units. Naval aviationis
discussion stage, and a memo with far from being a stepchild.No .
full details will be issued in the
ceremonies will mark the ,
near future. 33rd birthday of naval aviation at
Parents who expect their chil- IJ
f NAS. The event will be observed
... dren to use the special bus serv- \
the continuance of the routine task
ice have been asked to furnish the .
here of training pilots for the fleet _1 2
Aide to the Commanding Officer, S
and teaching them the most mod- .
Room 252, Main Administration
. Building, with their names ad- ern flight tactics which combat BINGO IIELI-Tllt-Sl'OTLlGIIT:, at The Anchorage last Wednesday night-and will continue to
dress, the name of each child to fliers developed fighting the Japs. be a feature attraction the Mainside beer garden every week from now on. Pictured above are some
use the service, and the school Last year, NAS celebrated withContinued of the players during the evening when games were in full swing. Sponsored by. Welfare, prizes are
they will attend. on Page Three awarded the winners. Players pay five cents a card.
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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 29 August, 1946

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GOOD TIME WAS HAD HY ALL That sums up the big Crew's Dane last I fancy footwork--be it ballroom or Jitterbug style. Lower left: Intermission found

night at Mainside Auditorium with Enoch Light and His Orchestra. The the crowds heading for the coke dispensers where two Welfare men handed out free
was swell, the gals okay and the free cokes super. On the following night, the
I-A drinks the of the Welfare Lower Enoch
through courtesy Department right: Light
for a dance at NATTC and on Saturday night for an affair at the "O" I
Upper left. Vocalist Danny Sullivan approaches the microphone to give out greets Al Hope, S2c, who hails from Canton, Ohio, the same town which the bandleader

smooth lyrics. Upper right: Sailors and their partners cut loose with some l calls home,
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Rosa- engagements Burns is cooing and'marriage.all around:I Letters To BuPers Indicate I NAVY BUILDING NEW

Hospital II the hospital over the new diamond
| her man, James Coy, gave her. $15,000,000 LAB
Rosa is a good little ole "rebel" Only 25% Want Uniform Change .
Chatter gal and we are all for her. (SEA) -One of the world's outstanding -
I By Ship Editorial At-wxlatlon i research centers will be
Wards A-6, D.i, and B-7 were Unsolicited letters to BuPers from enlisted men show a marked the Navy's 15,000,000., Ordnance
By JOHNNY JOHNSON, l hMli-! lucky enough to hear Esther May preference for traditional "bell'1]] bottoms as opposed to the projectednew laboratory being constructed at
Wuxtry!! VVuxtry!! I WAS Cooper, accordionist, when she visited I uniform. In almost 5,000) letters written by Navy men. a ratio of White Oak, Md., near W hlngton,
FRAMED!! cried the irate doctor. the hospital last week She more than 3-1 favors the present uniform. D. C.The.
Jn an exclusive statement given came through Jacksonville on her I A recent poll indicated that fewer than 25 per cent of Navy men
tn' your reporter, Lt. Comdr. J. E. way to play at the Walter Reed I were in favor of switching to the laboratory will have a peacetime
I staff of
Neighbor: stated "that while there I Hospital, in Washington, and was 'new uniform I: of service! because of the "good-: approximately 1,000
was life there was hope" and that gracious enough to perform here I l'd"lon" Aua-lied I looking uniforms." and engineers. Its main
certain underworld characters who also. I Commanding officers will make Most letters in activities will be research and
had started the whispering campaign 'Is I their final reports to the Naval on such minor changes agreement testing mines, depth charges, fun-
besmirching.; the name' of It's not the same ole place since I Uniform Board by 1 October and pockets and zipper flies. i es, pyrotechnics torpedoes, ammunition
Neighbor had better start packing Georgie Disabb was dischargedfrom 'i the Board will make known its I components
their sea bags and get ready to I, the hospital. After seven decision after that. --------
relieve the garrison on Iwo Jima.I jjionths with us, it's a little lone I Chief target of critics was theproposed WINS LEGION OF MERIT I
All rules are offthe war is on. ly without him. We will be seeing : white uniform with ci :'

Neighbor\ versus the Navy Department :you around Jacksonville. Georgie. vilian-type shirt and pants, black
So as not to confuse the I tie and 'old-style sailor hat. "Nice I II
You missed treat last Wednesday I
St-cNav, Dr. Neighbor is reportedto a "
if ;you're selling ice cream, was
be preparing a new letter of night in the Rec Hall if you sailor's .
one comment. "Wouldn'tbe
resignation T I.D. until action is didn't hear Lawrence Michael : .
seen in 'em at a dog fight, was
taken-the right kind, he hopes. Oden, composer, conductor, and another caustic
TOo all his "former friends" Dr. concert, pianist. While serving as a observation ,j
Neighbor pleads innocence. He declared I special service officer in the Army, I Faring only slightly better were ,: '
"Please come back, all is Mr. Oden conducted the first sym- the substitute blues- -civilian type
forgiven. I promise not to be a phony presented in Japan after pants% Eisenhower jacket,
Regular any longer than I have I V-J Day. His audience here deeply I seas cap, white shirt and o'er-'I| .
to!" EDITOR'S NOTE: Well. Doc, appreciated his artistry. I "What next, lace skivvies ?" wrote
make up your mind! (II have!! I one unfavorably impressed man.
J. E. N.) II The stork hovered over
I "Hatchery" at the Dependents I Reservists and draftees, mostly

Do you need a little sharpening Hospital here on August 22nd and older men now on their way out ,
up in your, rug-cutting technique ? I j finally landed. He left a small i or already discharged' formed a _
: bundle claimed Dr. and Mrs.C. large of those 'Hrc
by part objectedto
Or have you been too busy lately j I
E. Bickham. I surely am glad I the present uniform. A 'S4'
to even learn any at all? If so' j I I group
then you will be especially interested 1 the new bundle of "Joy" arrived of male high school seniors in a
in the dancing instructions as I was fresh out of cigars until I poll said they would enlist in the
that "proud and beaming".; pappy Navy rather than other branch
given every Thursday night in the i iR I I any
(c Hall. With Mr. Barnett, an came to my rescue. It's a boy 6 I
Arthur Murray instructor on hand' pounds, 12 ounces. WAVES is sporting good-looking
to guide you and a lovely gal IIt civilian clothes now that she has
to melt in your arms PLUS the you have noticed that "gleam"in converted herself to a civilian. This
good dancing tunes of) Miss Catherine the eyes of Kathleen Moss late- gal knows how to choose clothesin !I1 I1Lvf
Shipe at the piano bow ly, it's not a new romance: by a accordance with that pretty red
could you fail to rival Astaire and long shot. She has just receiveda head. Zola's bank account will diminish .
Kelly after a few lessons? The )letter from her husband' who is now, but the wolfish howlIng 1- ; .
best way to answer that one is to now with the occupation forces in will be at a high ebb.
COW over and try. Remember the I Germany stating he will be home I .' .

time 1!30 every Thursday I' sooner than expected. Here's hop- I If you have been wonderingwhy :;

night. ing he does get home in the near. I'atsy S. \is so sad these days', &
future. I it could be that a certain CSK has
Word has been received from been transferred to NAS, Jax,
Dr. Krnnimnre T. Johnson, former Blues in the Navy (eI don't mean I *
I Medical Officer, that after I the uniform) I, Champ Tay- Attention all "Hospital Chatter"
two. months searching he has finally lor, here do state, now, before it's readers: II I A,
located a garage to practicein. too late, I love the Navy-I think I This column is for the benefit of I
Think it over, Rigulars. i it's swell. Been In four years, can't everyone, therefore, if you have' -- .... -- -
I; you tell? But now I want to forget I' anything in the way of news', I nEAR AUJ\llftA14 A, C t MrPAUr'ht'' former Chief of Naval
The Riviera Club floor show given I the sea and go on a long CIVILIAN ; please call, wire, or write yourS I i I Air Operational<< Training here, now retired Congratulated by Rear
last Thursday in the auditorium I SPREE. Want to shake the S'columnist in the record office' in Admiral Ralph E. ,Davison, his' successor, after being presented with
Wa..e.tflPS in entertainment, We all' salt and pull up my roots, and let the Administration Building. The I I I the Legion of Merit The admiral headed the Operational Training I

hope they'll) come back soon! for a the Navy be taken over by. you Welfare and Recreation Office will Command with headquarters 'In Jacksonville, from 23 August 1W3
repeat performance) "BOOTS!" also collect your news So ''give I to 22 February 1945) when he Wa8'"lered to duty in England. A
I I us a call at 8340, or drop in for a SIS of South Carolina, 1 he Is now' president and general manager
They're wonderful institutions, Zola Elliott, ex-lieutenant in the I visit. I'onte Vedra Club,

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, WII: Ambassador Nash; good: mechanical ,
condition ; below U.P.A: low ell.House. -
Inn price Est. 85.13 Log yeumdn,
recently lenovated; 3 bedroom:
Rlverdale C.aiden LI Comdr. Ren-
fro. Eat !5439.
Folding baby carriage Reasonable I
pike. Ext 674 Ask for Mr, Collln. I
Tan naval officer uniform bellow pockets -
'L'i" fine material, good condition Size LL,7T
42: waist J8. for man about 195 Ibs.
and 6 ft. tall Price. $.'V5. J. t'. Selle, 1
11M S.W, 8th bt? Kanvllle. "'is
e w Phone 1738-R
4 room of furniture, living room suite.
rte :t) r f.l 2 bedroom suite. and kitchen set Including MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM
good washing machine. $250.37a .
: >-B Riley Ate. Dewey Park, alter IIIUKSDAV
4PMBaby .
'* crib In very good condition. 4.VU: "DARK HORSE," with Phil Terry Shows at 1730, 2000.
Tlmaquana Road. 1'ltll\Y

Complete furnishings for living room &: "CUBAN PETE," featuring Deal Arnaz. Shows at 1T30, 2000 J JTUlm.
bedroum. dinette,
: I dishes cooking utensils Including. etc rugs Also, S.\ .\Y AM SUM).1Y .

... baby stroller and play pen Call altI "CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA," starring Claude Rains and Viv-
'. I er 1630 at 1U1-B: Randolph St NAS ien Leigh. Shows at 1430, 1730 and 2000.
Bed springs A mattress; also dresser. :MONDAY
*MO, 13J5-A Randolph St, NAS..
j i il, baby carriage and 1 bay scale, good "SHADOW OF A WOMAN," with Andrea King Shows at 1730.
condition lUG Alleghany Road NAS. 2000.
1 Navy green uniform by S' W Rice, TUEM\Y AND >VhlNEM; ,\Y
two pair of tiousers Complete with
Ensign; stripes. buttons and embossed "TIME OF ,THEIR LIVES" featuring Abbott and Costello. Shows
gold wings Cleaned and pressed and at 1730, 2000
almost like newVoin only a few
time. Excellent condition guaran STUDENT OFFICERS
teed Price $50.00.
Although Kilt Dilgle i 115 seldom in water( she's always in the swim. 1 Navy giey unlioim by S. W Rice.
Complete with Ensign; ban and but TIIUKSIIVY AM HUOAV
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planes participated, flying In for- tons like Cleaned new and Worn pressed only and a few almost "HOME SWEET HOMICIDE," starring Randolph Scott. Show at .I

NavyContinued mation over the city. Another times, Excellent condition guaranteed 2000 only. ,
Price $4000 SATURDAY
I I event which provided ample thrills 2 Navy khaki uniforms (blouse and "WILD BEAUTY with Don
Porter Show at 2000
from rage One I only.
for the spectators was .the simulated pants) Excellent condition guaran
the I I bombing and strafing attacks teed Cleaned and pressed Price .SUMIIY"CUBAN
first House" held here -
"Open $15.'00 PETE "
each featuring Deal Arnaz. Show at 2000 only_
since the station was commission- i on the station by dlve. omb- 1 Navy white uniform ( blouse and :MONDAY AM TUKMHY

ed. It offered Jaxons and residents I- ers and fighters_._ Pants), condition Cleaned and pressed t;Kevll'nt "CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA," starring Claude Rains and Viv-
of -- ---- guftmnlewd Price
nearby communities their I $131)). ien Leigh. Show at 2000 only
first opportunity to witness first- MAA: Your honor, I admit I 1 Navy blue uniform complete with \nUStsn.\;

han the complicated job of training have been driving a bit tent, butI Kold buttons and stais Good condition -I "SHADOW OF A WOMAN'," with Andrea King Show at 2000
pilots and crew men for Ameri I would guaranteed, cleaned and pleased
like to point out that I .00 only.
, "> ca's fighting; Navy. The day was I am Navy' master-at-arms rl'vtl blue' rain' coat with lining. I
\ highlighted by a gigantic air parade I Judge Ignorance Is no excuse Uoot' condition guaranteed Price OTHER EVENTS
$23.(X). .
in which
.. more than 1,000'
All .uniforms" will fit an officer who KIM.O l'\RTY-Every Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage
' is tt' to b' 3" tall IbO Ibs to 190 Ibs.
Bob Cronk's CROSSWORD PUZZLER :M" to 30" waist 33" to 33 pants, I ATHLETIC GEAR-Available at Mat area, Yorktown Avenue and
length 33" to 35" sleeve length. I Mustln Road, 1000-1130 and 1300-1830 daily, and at Gear Room, topside -
I Ihvrv i III jileity of room fur alterln. Bldg. 726, 0800-1700 on work days.llOm .
5 9 10 11. For sale and all guaranteed by Mrs
VY. Fair Box -102. Greenville S CNTKI1 AIRPLANE bllOl'-Rear of Bldg 39, open 1200-2400

W .\ I daily and week-ends: Meetings at 2000 Mondays

Rile< taunt corner of Copeland and Col nOWI.IXG-Six alleys located in Mamside Recreation BuildingNo
I lege or Copeland and Park dally to 3. Alleys open from 1630-2130 Mondays through Fridays; 1700-

18 4)4 NAS.Mrs Working. Ash. hours OKIMV16.VJ. Ext 2100 Saturdays and Sund.1Ys.nOXIKG .

:;". Ride froth Jacksonville to Nebraska : For information regarding workouts, contact Lieut

If;:!,;,<. 19 20 21 22 2 j 2l, will-943JCool : help. pay expenses, 3 August. Call Comdr A. J. Rubino, extension 5<*J; or report to Mainside Mat after

Vio/;( used car for personal use Ext 1500.
, ; 2S 2 27 2S 8416 MAINMDE LOUNGE-Formerly' the Reception Center, located In
I Ride front 16th St Blvd .
, ll_ hours, OSijoibJO: to Kxi NAS. 8501" WorkIng ask- the South wing of Building No. 955, is open to NAS personnel and
293 31 3' 33 ::34. I for Miss BnIkll. Home phone their guests from 1000 to 2200 dall)'. Available for wedding receptions -
3-1"l84t by arrangement with Welfare Officer. Combination raJio-pho-
I'OK KENT nograph available for use of all hands
35 3? 3d 1 double hedioom with kitchen privileges ,
Llltlt.tRY-Located on second deck of Maint>ide Recreation Build-
'. J4G Weal Mnth St.. Spring
I field Close to bus stop ing No. 3, Open from 090v to 2100 Monday through Friday. Saturday
2 looms. kitchen pilvlleges JTxH Dell- from OSOO to 1630.S'UUlIl'IiG .
wood Ave Phone 77457.LOST .
Indoor swimming pool, recreational swimming, .

1SOO-2100 Outdoor schedule, Mon-tri 0300-1900. Sat. 1000-1900.
Woman watch t>> ships Service NAS.
Sun, 00-1900.
The'name Terry is on the watch and
47 t48 49 SO Slt also I dot. U.I).tl. If found, pleas GOI.F-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily Saturday and Sun-
return to, 1347._\ Randolph St.. NAs
day from 0900-1700 Golf clubs are available at Golf House Bathing
t or cull E\l: ) !$960- Reward
53 54 trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
/ c l.IIOIt.\Gt-Open daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty

irds and uniform of the day ), 1730 to 2300 Located south of Mason
55 5b 57 53 59 I MGO Field '

,.. TENMs-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Train-

6i1 62 Ing Building No. 726, and also on Mat area (corner of Mustm and

Yorktown Roads).
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SALTY HUMOR FROM The one who thinks our jokes are Our wolfish friend dida retake

I good out so well last week. n 70. II I HERE AND THERE Would straightaway change his went out with a girl who was so

I views; shy that she even went into the

Beneath the spreading walnut II Could he compare the jokes we other rojm to change Her mind
AC6o"", 40.-To Jog 6!*.Faint 26-Most weird tree print S a *

1-Two. piefis -It -fad1 tab) 7 6J--!--?t't.')mes| *weary forth Blessed bread, I The Village Smithy squirms, I With those we couldn't use Her lips quivered as they ap-
; 5-I':reel 41--Compass point youn'-j": 29--St't loose He had been eating walnuts, S a a proached his His whole frame

9- Anlllyi Govcinment DOWN>> 30 .1"ai.w IUnJi And they wet'a full of worms. I Two Gyrenes, slightly the worse trembled as he looked into her
11-Unclose Issue tab) 1-To weep l windstorm eyes, Her chin vibrated and. his
off for
14--AsKocUlM 5 -.lId notice :l-I1"'NI 3J-l-ren.h for a Saturday night
Pies tub) 4t -r)iaws hesvtty 3--A transient ce- "an.1" Jeanie: "Why did you quit boarded a bus and tried to body shuddered as he held her
l-i-Onrt! ls.. )t.) acioss the testis! holy, 34-run.ljnienlaU. teaching school to join the chorus pay their fare to a man in urn- close to him.
1ft=Illy ground. Almlttlnij of of speech ?" form. Moral: Never try to kiss a girlin
mutual subsll42Lunl:
lf- DI"'d.iteCut' -teline meisure
, 1 -Iieis :Weiy small tullon 45-Antiaircraftl' Queenie: "Well, I think there's "You've made a mistake said a jeepTwo .
," -1'Im letter "C" quantities 5 Hum building (lab) more money in showing figures to I the officer "I'm a naval captain, S a a
'! :Act-Nut evct 5i-lo: place Upwurl FVrlalning to the older boys" not tile conductor," girls, looking at the paint-
7-Musliul! note the stars
V:< Malt
::4-'tie self beverage"
//ii.:: :-MU'erjl! rock .W-Of each an S! -Sftv..i ? iVH! ? a a a One of the pair blinked his eyes I ing in an alt gallery, came beforea '
1. ft-A. color, equal quantity 9-Petlaintng to -Talklnrf moving Sue: ''I'm making myself a new unbelievably and grabbed his com i nude which one girl lecognizel'\
;.!\,-l.Wer of ef3bA Molent gust or more flu53UIi' 'I's name
fMllvn action I lions 5(5-M')st ecellent58fc.ntfre Sl: "Pretty low, Isn't it ?" let's get otf--we're on a battle "Why I didn't know that you ,
31-Htule tah) : ID-Rules 57-" number (Cpl) posed: in the nude," she said in '
:U-I.: rip W-t ryilallUea 11-Bmn,I of yrupW-t.Irl name Daffynitions: ships"S a amazement
1-S.Jlntl.:! lab 61)-A
, a-Mu..ll'dl:: (ab note) 61-Moved limestone along -Kvenlrlcal: 6J-Lair: IautMdour A gentleman is just a wolf with BM2c: When I squeeze you in "I certainly do, not," was the .indignant -

:J7-southern state on foot %-XtleranS"? 6-V.! Span) patience my arms: darling, something seems response "He painted (1l
(ut(b) 6.1-Spoken i .>se destltuteto-Destioyer Es- Girdle: A device to keep an un- to snap, front memory."
of teeth, tort ab)
:IH-' wartl 64-Steamshlp (ab)
_--- --. fortunate situation from spreading Gal: Yes, pardon me while 1 a *
W-Point of the (Accomplish
+\\1.:\L"t :-. compass_, .(Sfot) b7=..Acoid (Solution on .'af@; .l<'--1 fasten It. Gal: Have you heard what

everybody has been saying aboutme

: STALEMATE lly Jim Greenwood; lM(2c Bigger and Wetter Boyfriend? : Sure, that's, why I '

came over
a *
.fo .. +I
"'1 Bell boy (after guest had rung /)

P "ltz 10 minutes) : Did you ring, ,sir? /
SWIMMING } .tp poet.N Guest: No, I was tolling. .I '

r t thought you were dead.
1LESSONS BY ; '' ,anrt c o4 S a a

EXPERT F'i r fi fia The girl that does everything

INSTRUCTOR* ., der the aunt gets her hide tanned
L" a a *
: )
I, Civilian; "I guess you do things.
pretty fast in the Navy?" t

rrs" Sailor: "Yep Why at. nightwe .I,
'no sooner turn In and turnover
than we turn out." -
S *

'A' hug 'is energy that hu ''gone
to waist



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Four JAX AIR NEWS 29 August, 1946

J11 fU4Ii6.:!'"' Letters To The EditorDear IT'S A TOUGH LIFE By Sleeves


editorial Offices Chivalry has been woman's sword over .

South Wing Lower Deck, BUlg. 930 man.'s head since the day Raleigh got his STATION
felepaone Extension! 8514 brainstorm. Ever since he paid his laundry

Arthur M. Greene Editor bill, woman has expected man to cater to CARAC F: 'f

The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the her every whim, and the more inconvenienceit ) "
U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, at no
causes him the better. It shows how
expense to the government and in compliance with ,
SecNav Circular Letter 45-526, 28 :May 1945. Copiesare much he cares for her if he has to go out Vt
distributed free of charge at the Naval Air of his way to please her. As if to show that

Station, the Naval Air Technical Training Center even fate was against him war reared its
the Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Train .
ing Command, Headquarters of the Seventh Naval brute head. The men went to war the .. -

District Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, women took over.
the Naval Air Gunners' School and the U. S. Naval They joined the armed forces took ex- 4 7

Hospital. ecutive positions, and drove beer trucks. ,' '.., i' '. "

Commandant Rear Admiral Seventh Ralph E.Naval Davison District, They used their right to hold public office 1 :ft; ,

of Naval Air Advanced Training freely and took in
thief: more they an active part v t .I." I, ,

Captain Anthony R. Brady. L'SN. Commanding what had been man's world. They demandedand .. l1. t. ,, ::-
Jacksonville Naval Air Station got equality for the weaker sex. But ; i: ,

Captain Howard V. Hopkins, USN. Commanding they still sat down on the bus, went to the t', t>" \/

:Naval Air Technical 1 raining Center: head of the line, and had their way paid for ."', f"' ,.' I.<"",.'

Captain Robert M. Gillett albtiocpUSSN( ) Commanding an evening of entertainment.The ':, '

U. S. other day I was riding on the busI ,, ';;t"I' ',
: :
Lt. Col. Alexander A.Va e ri Jr.. USMC, Commanding always take in the morning. When +
Marine Barracks you always get on at" the same time, you .",,;"' "

Captain R. R. Briner, USN, Commanding usually get to know, by face at least, a lot ) ..,,;; :.};,
Naval Air Gunnery Rang of v '. ", 13
people who also ride at the same time.I ; '-:' '

Commander Naval Auxiliary Howard E.Air Stations Cecil, Commanding Field know one in particular. : :; ,

Capt. Albert Wllllama, USMCR She gets on the bus, a strong :young Ii, lign'
Marine Aviation Detachment woman, and if there are no seats she im-

The JAX AIR NEWS receives Ship'a Editorial .Association ma- mediately starts glaring at some man who "Just getting the bugs out of it!I"'
Urlnl. Republication of credited matter prohibited witbout I is sitting down. Finally, the poor guy gives -- -- -
permission of SEA. Washington 25. D. C. Republication of any: I -
other matter except by: ervlc. publications" It prohibited her the seat in desperation. Then comes

without permission of Editor, JAX AIR NEWS. the crowning glory. She plops down into the I BOOK SHELFAmong I Admiral

seat, neither looking at nor thanking the .
No Thought For Himself man who relinquished it. She actually actsas Continued from Page One

if he were compelled to stand while she the new novels added to methods
Admiral McFall made a
Last November a Marine Gunnery Ser- sat Every day I feel like telling her how the library collection is TAKERSOF
to the
geant walked into the editorial offices of the long she would have to ride before she got THE CITY by H. R. Hays The signal prosecution
JAX AIR NEWS. He looked a little emaciated my scene of this historical novel is of the war, thereby reflecting

but aside from that he seemed every seat.A Member of the "Stronger" Sex. Mexico in the sixteenth century, great credit upon himself and" the
United States Naval Service.
inch the hard-bitten well-disciplined Marine and its central character is Bar-
-------- A native of Darlington, S. C.,
regular. tolome de Las Casas, the Apostleof i
And he was. In fact he had been a Jap Poetic LicenseA the Indies. The massive figureof the admiral graduated from the
Naval in 1916, was assigned
prisoner of war for 39 months! But that BAG OF TOOLS Las Casas and his siege of the Academy to the US.S. Texas and

wasn't what he came in to talk to us about. Isn't it strange city, woven of true historical episodes served aboard her during World

He didn't actually pooh-pooh his experiences That princes and kings are romantic and exciting. War I.

in prison camps for over three long And clowns that CAPTAIN GRANT by Shirley At the war's end, he was assigned
but he was more concerned with the caperIn Seifert is the story of the younger to the Naval Air Station,
years, sawdust rings
Pensacola, Florida, and receivedhis
the and lesser known of
strained feeling he had noticed between years
And common people wings in November, 1920. During
Ulysses Grant, with his
and the regulars. beginning
reserves Like you and me his entire career since earninghis
welfare of entrance at West Point, and end- wings, Admiral McFall has
That very concern for the Are builders for eternity?
into ing in the summer of 1861whenhe been active in Naval Aviation.
the armed services us an insight
gave took command of a regiment of From May, 1922, until May, 1923,
his character. :Many people, under similar Each is giyen a bag of tools' Illinois volunteers-with the rank he served aboard the U.S.S. Maryland -

circumstances, might have spent every wak- A shapeless mass, and received a letter of com
colonel. It is the of his
ing minute with thoughts about prison A book of rules; story mendation from the Commandei-
courtship of Julia Dent and their in-Chief of the U. S. Fleet for
camps cruel Japs, and their own physical And each must make romance and marriage.A testing initial catapult installationsin

condition as a result of such a terrible or- Ere life is flown new novel by a Swedish- that battleship. Upon his trans.

deal. We were favorably impressed, to say A stumbling block American author, Gosta Larsson, fer from the U.S.S. Maryland, Admiral

the least. Or a stepping stone.R. SHIPS IN THE RIVER; has as its McFall served on many stations
and He aboard
convictions have been strength- L. Sharpe background the ships was
Now our waterfront of the U.SS. Hornet, with orders to
ened further. For the other day we saw New York. The story is of Jan, a command that vessel upon detach

an item in the morning paper saying that has husky come young here longshoreman from Bohemia., who ment of Captain Charles P. Mason
He (now Rear Admiral), when the '
Lamar A. Bryan had died at the Marine has left behind him a girl to
Hornet was sunk In the Battle of
Barracks, Quantico Va. Yes it was the whom he plans to return, but thatIs Santa Cruz on 26 October, 1942.
Marine who had been in our offices before he meets the golden-
same Thews ondVieiws f rornSafar haired Karen. On 1 March 1943, he was pro-
nine months before. mbted to Rear Admiral to rank
The obituary failed to mention the cis STATES Steegmuller OF Is GRACE"a light-hearted by Fran- from 13 February, 1943. On 23

cause of death, but it is reasonable to assume postwar satire dealing with the intrigues August, 1943, he asumed commandof
that: trio many years!: of hard ]labor and the sacred and sec the Naval Air Operational
Training Command, with head.
i ular adventures of of
and near starvation contributed materially, DOING SOMETHING Americans and other group nationalswho quarters at the Naval Air Station,

if not actually, to the young Marine's untimely Too often criticism is directed at what happen, for no good reason, to Jacksonville.

passing. Yet his thoughts soon after one gets from the Chapel. The Chapel is not find' themselves together in In February, 1945, Rear Admiral
liberation were not about the suffering he for amusement. The Choir is not supposedto Egypt." According to one reviewer McFall left Jacksonville to reportas
"The result reads Commander, Fleet Air 7
had undergone but about relations between almost likea Wing
furnish grand opera, nor the sermon to collaboration between Thorne with headquarters at Plymouth, 6\
reserves and regulars. be a prize oration. The hymns are not sup- Smith and James T. Farrell, if that England. Returning to this coun- ,.y. .
posed to vie with Saturday night's popular seems possible." try in August of that year, Ad-

LITTLE EUROPEAN TRAVEL I radio wails. Our Church is NOT perfect.It Ernest Brace has written a miral McFall's next duty was in
I command of
character of Fleet Air Wing 2 at
(SEA)_Double the pre-war prices, lack [ is a group of like-minded folks who are. a success study in a the middleagedman business Honolulu, remaining until November

of accommodations, difficulties of transportation seeking something finding something, and. world, who suddenly realizes that 1945, when he again returnedto
scarcity of food and passport DOING SOMETHING. The imperfect his life has been a failure. the United States.

stringencies will limit this year's tourist Church is not a social liability but a glorious BURIED STREAM tells the storyof Since his retirement Admiral
how he delves into the past in and Mrs. McFall, the former Doro
trade in Europe sharply, though by 1947 opportunity to such as would grip a an attempt to figure out where he thy Dodge of Chicago and London,
the traffic is expected to be large. task; that dares. In these changing times its took the wrong turn, and of his have been residing at Ponte Vedra

Eire Switzerland, Belgium Denmark, well to remind ourselves that the Chapelis efforts to discover the secret. Its Beach where Admiral McFall it

Spain and Portugal will be the countries here to stay. Those who stay with it will an absorbing, effective novel of now president and general man-

most likely to have accommodations for be in good company. You, too, are invitedto Ideas. ager of the Ponte Vedra Club.At .
The wild and wooly West is
travelers. Many sightseers' landmarks in participate. resented among the new books by
Europe have been undamaged by the war. -Chaplain Francis Lee Albert Peter Field's POWDER VALLEY
SHOWDOWN, and Tom West's

_. .-- -. dunit" field try TilE CORPSEON the Station Chapels Brminshsrs{
.. ... THE HEARTH by Harry Raid and Muitin, Avenue

,...,., _:'J.f/iIi: !' ,c; """" ... \.iJZ: ..-....., ........,; -... ..."!!'. ., n". Lang, or THE LYING LADIES by| Protestant _
) -- < -. Robert Finnegan. I 0730.Hol, Communion Chaplain
i 1f E. .
W .Andrewi.
'" I (Anst\;;-to Today's Puzzle) 0030,Andiewi NA1TO, ServiceChuplam E. W. ..

.. / I .. I. DU K 1045 Divine Servkea.Chuplmn R. L.
/ p OPEN A Al lEA MumperDmnt .
fcertlrei for Colored Personnel
D TIER TT RI llmldin, 804
I. E E IE E E 0 U30 Chailaln, W. K Mevennon.:

o E ED 1 $ AFORE O OOMul.OOOOMali.. Catholic
RTE Ui&gi .
I l HR II T 1100-M a.a.

E j RT T 0 Christian Science berviie .'
1100-Sundny: Small Chapel.
t. 1 i E 1 4 C I A An Outdoor :Nursery for email children
\ ( I li maintained between 0900\
li(>' t' f ( ,!: and 1200. :
'. ,./ ,I: LE il Week.cla l R.lijfleul 8er lcraJewiih ,
: '. J.. L Tj BLAST ICrliflom bervlc and Y
fellowship Hour \.
LARGEST land-based bomber, AAF's new XB-36, parked alongside batUetested B-29 MjRBL 'ALIEDR1L 1800-Friday In Mia Small Chapel).
has 230-foot wingspan. Superfortress has wingspan of 141 feet Length of the XB-36 is 163 feet, 64 feet S DO L tIER Latter Day Saint Service
longer than B-29. Range of XB-36 with bomb load is 10,000 miles, while B-29' range is about 4,100. .. 1800 Email-Wednesday_Mutual Meeting. In
) ChapeL
l'Hug plane, successfully tested in air,. has 15-man crew occupying two pressurized compartments. )

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29 August, 1946 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Five

"NUMBER NAS IVb Employees ; .

Receive Within-
'k, ,
: =- -
Grade PromotionsPeriodic Personnel and !

pay Increases, better By Mattie B.
1 known withln-grade promo- The time section was just a der pulled a fast one and came in
tions, were given to 18 I\b em- little over-burdened this week be- on Monday morning with a wedding
ployees of NAS this week. Pay cause of the loss of two very cap- band. Things sure happen
tlr ncreases are given all employees able employees. Florrie Stricklandleft fast, don't they, Kitty?
s with the exception of on Monday to enter business Another recent wedding was the
temporary apolnteee, in accordance with her husband. Mrs. Stricklandhas marriage of Grace Justice to
with length of service<< \ without been with Civil Service for Joseph Corte on Saturday. Grace
promotion, satisfactory efficiency several years, and was in the time and Joe are both employed in
ratings, and conduct. section for 18 months prior to her Planning Division and have just
Receiving promotions were resignation. Jack Haynes resigned recently been discharged from the
Robert O. Forbes, Mary D. John- on Friday and will leave soon service. We wish both couples
son, Georgetta Montalta, and for Sewanee University. We wish much happiness.
Lamar B. Scott, Supply Department both of them much success*. Louise Garrison, a former time
; ClemensV.. Esche, C.. If Lorene Wood Is seen doing section employee, was re-instated
Florence Hutcheson, Emily D. unusual things, just remember. this week and assigned to Material
Nelson, and Jean C. Wjlle, Disbursing she's not responsible. Wayne will I Planning Group. Along with Lou
Department; Sophie M. be here any day after September ise, Planning welcomes another
Geleneau and Richard A. Shack- 1, and the excitement is almost un- employee. Pressley Janson, who
elford, Assembly and Repair bearable. It looks as if we may was assigned to the Change Sec .
Department; Bertha Mehlmanand lose another employee. tion.

.... Rubye R. Piper, Accounting Marilyn Partridge visited withus Vacations still continue as the
Department; John R. Bishop, for a while last week after being hot summer days pass on. Now
xd William II. Owens and John P. discharged from the Navy. the scenic city of New Orleans
Werkheiser<< Inspection Department Marilyn really looks sharp in those welcomes little Jimmie Morgan
_.. :., ; Louise A. Lewis and Robert civilian clothes, eh, boys! She I for a two-weeks visit
.r '....;:;., F. Taylor, Industrial Relations won't say definitely, but we think Basil Montaigne and Fredrick
... %: 2! "'", Department; and Louise she has that Florida sand in her. Shinele will leave Monday to spenda
Bragg, Public Works. shoes. Anyway, she has an idea' several week vacation in New.
y, Editor's Note: Starting with to. she will stay here and we sure York wtih relatives.
#, day's list, above, the JAX AIR hope she will. Engineering Division
J NEWS will endeavor to publish: Miss Brooks writes that she's By Fred E. Cljne
\ the names of all employees receiving really having a wonderful trip and We have back with us again
within-grade promotions each she missed everyone at the office i Earl Pardue. who left on his vaca-
pay period. very much. She's looking forward I tion a couple of weeks ago for
to being back with us on Tues- ] Norfolk, Va. En route, however,
day, and we're looking forward to someone stole his license from his
K ( A InspectingThe seeing her again.Personnel car in Savannah: Ga., where he
Records was blessed was marooned for the rest of his
>sig, t this week with the addition of anew trip. Didn't they want the car, too,
I employee, Miss Sandy Alt- Earl?
k. man. Welcome to our happy group, We regret to have Lt. Carter
InspectorsHELEN Sandy. leave us as head of the Engin-
BURNETTEL. I Planning Division eering Division, but he knows as
By Mattie B. Wood we know that civilians out number
E. Partin, AMM1c, inspector i This division ranks first this the rest .of the population. No
in the Plating Shop, has recently week as far as the matrimony kidding, we wish him the best of
returned from leave spent in Kis- graph is concerned. Kitty Caven- I I luck.
simmee. He did not return alone,, I ---
and is now residing on the base I STATION JIMMY VALENTINE I
with his wife and small daughter,,
Sheila Ann. The seven-pound
. SOME OF THE BUSIEST people at NAS are the hardworkingtelephone daughter was born on August 7th..
operators at the station switchboard in the Administration If the dream Inspector Cheves
Building, During the peak period of activity here, more than had the other night came true, the
5,000 calls per day were handled through the station switchboard, personnel working in A & R wouldbe .
and today the load is nearly as great. Pictured at the switchboardare "red tagged" rather than the .
left to right, Mrs. Margaret F. Hyde and Mrs. Mildred M. aricraft In his dream, Cheves r
O'Neal, operators. Lower left: Mrs. Edith H, Brooks, supervisor, is says, one of the mechanics ap- I '
shown at her desk. Lower right Miss Jessie Ruth Morgan, Informa- proached him and requested him
tion operator, looks through the directory to find a number for a to inspect the electrical work on
caller. the airplane. In his eagerness to 1
dreamed clearly r''gip.
comply, he very
of hanging the red tag on the me- '
1 SUPPLY INSIDEPUBLIC chanic's chest instead of the air 3'J1
plane. Everyone knows the red tag i
WORKS indicates that the particular part
l=.t> LLIES receiving the tag has been rejected. I .g"
I VIRGINIA K. WALPOLE Could it be a matter of person
Maintenance reports this week alities or could it be that Cheves'
that the office force is so busy work is always on his mind, even .
moving into its new extension they when sleeping.
haven't had the time to think of Startled pedestrians stopped rellartv
O. M. HIGHSMITII i regular news. They hope to be set- stared, and wondered just what
Wedding bells rang for Mickie' tled soon, and are delighted with was passing by last Saturday I
Jones (formerly of Purchase) and the new set-up. when L. E. Jordan roared by in g g c '
William Carter, ex-Marine formerly : Johnnie Wells of the MaInte- his modified 1935 Ford. Jordan aa
attached to this fetation. The nance Plumbing Shop was mar- had been assisting John Finenco I \: tl'tl'S
ceremony was performed Sunday I ried last week-end seems to be on the construction of his new
afternoon, 25 August, at the First contagious in the Plumbing Shop. home when Finenco made the mis-
Baptist Church. After a short I Also, Maintenance has a new take of sawing the thumb on his I
honeymoon in their new Plymouth I labor foreman Mr. Megonigal, left hand instead of the backing
sedan, the couple will return to who was with Maintenance before strips, he was supposed to be
Beckley, West Virginia, to make going into the service.Mr. trimming. It was a pretty bad cut I EF aA
their home. I and Mrs. Laurie Rosenberghave and it fell Jordan's duty to rush I
:Meyer (Shorty) Segal is back a new baby girl Sharon Finenco to the hospital for treatment -
.- once again after vacationing for Elizabeth. She arrived the first of The Ford smoked and sput-
a week with the different top base- last week, and the proud father is tered, and Jordan says he actuallyhad I.
ball teams from Jacksonville. His still beaming. it up to 15 miles per hour go-
travels took him to Daytona, Pa- I Edna DeWitt (Contract) left last ing down hill. Much to Finenco'srelief -
latka, St. Augustine and Gaines- week for New York City to be they finally reached the I CLIFFORD S. WEMP station locksmith, changes the combinationon
ville, where teams he was with married to Terrence Lenahan. hospital and there he received one of the many safes aboard NAS. The expert "safe cracker'
participated In some of the best Miss DeWitt is an old-timer with medical attention-but he has a asserts that it is impossible to open a safe by feel or by listeningto
baseball games in the South. the department and her many very sore hand.Inspector the tumblers fall.
Amelia Bullock and Florence friends gave her several nice goingaway i Pitts Is going to place ,
Monroe probably at this momentare presents.This his airplane, Stearman N2S,up for
still enjoying wonderful Day- item was just phoned in sale. Prospective buyers may con- Station Locksmith Debunks
tona Beach. Whether It will be with the special request that it tact him in Final Assembly In-
sun-burn, tan or freckles, they I be inserted in this week's column, spection. Now, Pitts says, those
will sure say they had lots of fun. I "Roy Hartley has been noticedby vegetable runs Into Georgia will Touch Method Of Opening SafesThis
Mildred Cobb returned to work ( two members of the fairer have to be made by auto or truck
after spending a week with friendsin sex) using the telephone for a -but they'll be made.W. business of opening safes by touch with sandpapered
Spartanburg, South Carolina. i considerable length of time everyday T. Maloney, inspector in En-
fingers a la Jimmy Valentine is just so much bunk
know says
Mildred had such a good time that at noon. Does anyone gine Overhaul reports that his ,
I all these calls ? If Clifford S. Sr. station locksmith. And he to
she wishes she were back espec- what's behind wife, Thelma, is getting along Wemp, ought
ially to get more of that good so, please advise" the personnel of very nicely after her appendec- know, for he's been in the "safe-cracking" business for the
cooking she enjoyed. Building 103. tomy, and he hopes to have her past 15 years.
I to close
And here's a good one
Mr. Bennett and Mr. Gardner on-Annetta Bikleiback wants to home within the next week. She is Wemp has been called upon scores of times to open safes
have returned from vacations recovering from the operation in
). and know who spilled the glue in Griffin Georgia. We hope you will when people have forgotten the
around Virginia, Maryland, and Johnson's cof- Prior to coming to NAS as a
Washington. Amy and Margaret :, Comdrs. Ford last week? soon be back with us, Thelma, but I combinations, or when the com- joiner in April, 1941, Wemp had
Shaver are spending the week at fee one day 1 i take good care of yourself. I bination suddenly refuses to work 10 years of experience as a lock
West Palm Beach. I think about their sins A. R. Carlson, inspector in the But he doesn't do it with the touch smith here in Jacksonville. Ha
S Aero Stock) has People is spending a method. "I'll give any man $50if transferred in
Ophelia Sapp ( Until they seem like double; Propeller Shop, I September, 1941, as I
been in the hospital, and we wish I I themselvesAnd week's vacation In Denmark, S. C. he can open a safe by feelingthe a locksmith and opened up a key
her a speedy recovery. I Sailors save just the forgive Lord the trouble What handsome chief in the de- tumblers fall if I set it with a shop here Since then he has been
Lois Ross has resigned to embark partment is counting the days un- new combination known only to kept busy with locks, keys and
upon the sea of matrimony, and The' little boy who was sent to til his lady-love returns from her me," Wemp said the other day safes, as there are thousands on
her friends will miss her very what his vacation in Georgia and South when we asked him about it. "It'sa a station as large as NAS Jacksonville
much Peter Millard (Technical I the store and forgot Carolina popular notion, but one that is which need attention.
Section) has also resigned to go mother had sent him there for entirely without foundation," he Wemp doesn't like to admit it,
back to college. grown up to be a congressman New ('aHtit''a.. (SEABirds) explained. but twice in the past couple of

Shipping welcomes a new employee Eskimo Bleeps in his white bearskin should be seen and not heard, believes Opening safes isn't the only job years he has locked himself out of
Rosalie Bell. An J. II. Atkins, Virginia farmer. Wemp Is called upon to do. He's his own car, and all his expert
Hedy Kizer (Accounting) has That's why he is so fond of had to free employees who were i knowledge of locks didn't do hima
returned after having served in And sleeps very well I am told. the family of seven wrens who locked in their offices; he has been : bit of good. Just like you or I, he
the WACs Hedy was stationed in Last night I slept in my white built a nest on the gas tanks of called out during the night to un- had to use the old reliable method
San Francisco, and also became bare skin- his truck and travelled all over lock the doors to the galley because I of running a wire through a tiny
Mrs. Kizer while in service. And caught one helluva,cold. Virginia with him. They don'tsomuch someone lost the keys; as space between the window and
Bob Parramore spent his vaca- I door to unlock the latch ton the inside "
town Florida and Dothan, Ala as "make a sound when well as having to change keys and -
Margaret ,
tion the
we're out in public," he said. locks throughout the station. .
Blounts- bama.
Morehead\ visiting in .


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Page Six NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 29_ August, 1946

I I Captain Hopkins Chaplain And R C,i

Takes Over Say Letter A Day

I OiMitlniied! from rag One Keeps worry away I
the Seventh Fleet as Commander

of Support Aircraft. From 193S! i Have you ever stopped to consider Olicer
,, to 1940. he was aboard the famed I how little time and effort it
WHAT TO DO! WHERE TO OOl Big E", the U.S.S. Enterprise, and takes to sit down and write a
t \ was executive officer of the baby short note to Mom and Pop? Actually This week we say farewell to

flat-top Breton between January It takes only a few moments Captain Taylor and welcome
1943 and February, 1941 and those few words will I
MOVIE SCHEDULE: I aboard Captain H V. Hopkins
The retiring captain expressed make them happier than any oth- Captain Taylor goes to his new
NATTC his appreciation to the division and er material thing in this world. I duties on the staff of the Armed
department heads who attendedthe It's not the amount of words, or Forces Staff College in Norfolk
THIWs\Y| PERSONALITY KID with Anita Louise and Ted change of command ceremonies I the kind of paper used, but the\{, Captain Hopkins has been in the
Donalds, Shows at 1400, 1730 and :2000, I "During my tour of duty I feeling of the writer and the Technical Training Command for
here," he said "you have thoughts expressed in them that
alwayscooperated time and is
some familiar with the
HilAM) feATl'KI).\Y-CLAUDIA AND DAVID starring I
does the trick. The Red Cross
Robert Young and Dorothy McGuire Shows at H0, 1730 and 2000 I and I problems Involved In the running
have and the Office
conducted five Chaplain's
| operation of of a Center like this.
SUM).\-DARK ANGEL featuring Peter Lorre, Dan Duryeaand your respective departments in I have been receiving on the aver-,t Last. week there were three men
June Vincent Shows at 1400, 1730 and 2000( I such a manner as to reflect credit age five wires or letters from at: mast for violating the regulation -
on NATTC" home or from the local Red CrossChapter ,
MOM\Y( .\NI) TL't.slY; -HOME SWEET HOMICIDE, with In home town about going more than eighty
Randolph Scott and Lynn Ban Shows at 1400, 1730 and 2000HKDNhslHl I -- ---- I information your In regards i I I miles from the station without
I I permission, and, when another
; -- WILD BEAUTY, with Don Porter and Lois Col- : Lt. P. W. Acree Of to the Health and welfare of the I: gets out of the hospital, there will
lier. Shows at 1100, 1730 and 2000. personnel of this Command. |I i be one more. This regulation la

TliriCsl\Y CUBAN PETE with Desi Arnaz and Ethel Smith NATTC Dispensary The gist of every wire or let : very definitely for the protectionof

Show :at UOO, 1730 and 2000. ter l ls that someone has failed to the individual to avoid any poll,
Receives Promotion write home and as a result has sibility of his losing the benefits
caused worry and heartache to a of government assistance
Yellow WaterTIIUKMY Lt. (jg) P W. Acree of the person you wouldn't desire or ever injured or killed That has final....

Medical Department stationed here think of hurting In a million years. : occurred In this case How an' J9J1
-NO SHOW. has been recently promoted to the j i So. fellows, take time off I one can be so shortsighted as to
*'KII\\' AM) SAT'UK11VY SISTER KENNY, starring Rosalind rank of Lt MC). Mr. Acree, who from those funny books, from take a chance of getting away
Russell and Alexander Knox.tiUNI.AYPERSONALITY. hails from Mullms, South CaVo- those tall stories confabs, and take with a violation when the possible

KID, with Anita Louise and Ted Don Tina has been a member of the a piece of paper. any piece of paper penalty outweighs any advantageis
armed forces ever since his grad and write that letter home. Oh beyond my understanding. The
aldsonMOM uation from Medical full details on this regulation and
>'\Y AM) Tl1tSU.U'-CLAUDIA AND DAVID, with Robert School When yes" before I forget the mail .
Lt. Acree entered the service in the reason for it are published
Young and Dorothy McGuire. is still FREE for the service man weekend
I of 44 he was stationed at the every Friday before the
WKIN >n\Y- BLACK ANGEL, starring Peter Loire Dn Dur- Naval Hospital in New Orleans, liberty' in the Morning Orders.
yea and June Vincent. La. Later he was assigned to an Read it and then think it over,

TIICBSIIAY-NO I SHOW.THINGS APA which saw plenty of action too.
in the Pacific. During his tour of Labor Day, Ah Labor Day Not
duty in the Pacific his ship landedat only will Monday be a holiday\
TO DO-ABOARD Iwo Jima Okinawa and later NXTTCen but there will be no personnel inspection -
upon termination of the war he on Saturday. That will
HOimV through Friday. 1700- had the opportunity to visit Japan make all the duty sections even
r- 2130, Saturday, 1300.210, New' location in Bldg. 414. twice. for the month
Wing No 1. Instructors on duty for leather craft, : After serving meritoriously In'I' .

model 1 airplanes,'and plexiglass. I the Pacific he was stationed at the

BEER: IHLLrOpen nightly 1730-2130 Outdoorand Naval Station In Oakland California Rising Costs Do-

inside areas. Sandwiches and snacks available.OFFICERS' ; I
Lt. F. W. Acree has been aboard Not Effect PricesIn
this station since 1st of of
ium open daily ping pong and pool l and lounge available '46. July

I Believe it or not "Scotty" Baird Ship's Service -
BOWLIM.-Six alleys behind Ship's Service of the NATTC Police Force was
able to all personnel Monday through 1 actually glad to be back from With the liquidation of the OPA

1700-2110. Free bowling if you set your own SHUFFLE BOARDomcw leave It seems that Utah is a bit prices in many commodities have
lOc a. line for pin boys. availl. too dry to suit him hie. risen immensely. Merchants, retailers
Ah! love love what a won and wholesalers have been
MODEL AlKl'LAM CLUBNATTC ) derful thing Isn't that a true forced because of prevailing circumstances
Meets Saturday morning at 1030 in Auditorium statement Charie Reno- or Is to charge exorbitant

BALLROOM DANCE CLASS: -Every :Monday and r Ramona Lee's picture on your desk; prices for products that only' a few

Wednesday at the Hostess House. Beginners class for decoration only ? I ears ago, cost so little

1900 to 2000. Advanced class, 2000 to 2100 Vacationing seems to be the fad The NATTC's Ship's Service.

Thelma Mencnerof even though it has been affectedby
J WAVES, in Disbursing
SWIMMING--Pool No Recreation for
r these conditions wishes to announce -
leave in
= WAVE Officers, Couples, Family Groups Children' I that department is on to the personnel of this
Eau Claire, Wise wrong
must be accompanied by parents Monday through command the high prices in no
Florida The land of Sun-
/ Saturday 0900 to 2100. Sunday 1230 to 2100\ commco,I ImI'OICTtn shine-and rain. way effect the cost of some of its
commodities such as ;Milk Choco-
POOL >o. :-For :Male Personnel only-Enlisted : : I Busy little tea shoppe with late :Milk Ice Cream, Milk Shakes

and Officers. :Monday through :Friday, 0900 to 1100 3 August P. F. Bradley, Lt. Ruth of the NATTC Red Cross and the like, In fact, not only
(ChC). USN and all her lunch hour guests. I
1700 2100. Personnel have the remained the same
1200 to 1100, 1500: to 1600 and to Saturday prices
0900( to 2100, Sunday 1230 to 2100GOLF 8 AugustR.. W. Collins, Lt. 1 Poor Wasco the latest thing but containers, for Ice Cream and
t (jgt USNR, TAD I I happening to him Is that someone Milk Shakes with greater vol-
-Station Course, daily from 1000 to sunset 12 August-W. T. Coppedge Jr. 1 spread a rumor that he was ume, ate being used so that the

Saturday and Sunday from 0900-1700. Open to all Lt. (jg) (MC, USN, Dispensary- ,I married while on leave It's not ; service man may receive the mast
personnel. Clubs available at Gear Locker in South- :Medical. I true. gala He's still single and eligible for his money

aide of NATTC Auditorium, :Monday through Satur- .- 13 August M. P. Lucus, Ch. I, Ship's Service also wishes to
day 1000-1700, Sunday 1030-1700 I Elec," USN TAD. The machine that couldn't be beat. announce that because of a new
One side high, one side low, his system of Stock Control, it needI
fra 3lUslC-Anyone interested in Joining the MATT It August-H. B. Pitcher, Jr.,
taverns he built j I I close for inventory as
Cats Orchestra contact T. F. Raye at Barracks 465. I Lt. (jg), USN (T), NavEch Adv I II no longer to "the Introduction -
So his pinball machine always was necessary previous
ThNMs; Racquets and balls available at Physical of this new method
registered "Tilt'..
513IIONTKss 16 E. Ludiker Lt.I I .
Training Bldg. August-C. I
No 501
h I Margaret Webb of Bldg.
HOUMv Open daily 1500 to 2100. Sat I (Jg), USN NavSch (Av. Fund.) I is leaving Friday so she can mar-

urday and Sunday 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted I 17 August-A. E. Gustavson, Lt. ry Frank Byers, a young chap I Seabee War History
personnel, relatives and guests (DC), USN Dispensary-Dental. that worked in the same Bldg. awhile I
Will Be
NATTC \KY-Located in Auditorium. Open 18 August-L. Peters, Ch. Carp. back. Hope you like Kansas

:Monday through Friday--0930 to 2100; Saturday and (TI), USN, Training. City, )(0., Margaret t ,SEA ) Designed to prnwrrvt
Sunday-1230 to 2100. 21 August--W. S. AdamI, Lt. My. my leaving seems to be a Construction Battalion '
Cmdr., USN Awaiting assignment fadDoris Gasnler is leaving the )! museum
ATIIIKTIG GEAR Available at Gear Locker I Engineer Corps history, a
Training Department, Bldg. 513. t S. P. Hawthorne. Lt., USN, ..I same diy for Pensacola to join which will house wartime records,
Physical Awaiting assignment: E. G. John her husband I I trophies and momentoes is being
HOKTB \1.1. Games in the Intramural Softball son Lt. (tjjI, USN Awaiting as 1 I Do you remember the time whena established at the Navy Construction -
League are played every week-day flight beginningat signment: R K. Kunkle Lt. USN, Captain's pay was $60 a month ? I II Battalion center, NavSta,
1700 Awaiting assignment: S. L. Morton ;I and a seaman's $3 a month ? Ii*II Port Hueneme, Calif.
Lt. USN Awaiting assign I didn't think you could
Articles exhibit will Include
ment; E. H. Pelley, Lt. USN, I I ber. It was in 1776. on
WHERE TO CO-flSHORE !I I rl'mem'l photographs souvenirs, equipment,
Awaiting assignment; W. R. Preston battalion Insignia and plaques,
Lt. (jg), USN, Awaiting assignment AM. CIJ C LAss silir
.. Intervals of !
JACI( )N1'ILLE VtllKS-Buses leave at frequent PLU'KI IN KhshK\K; : maps, models floating
from new bus station at Clay and Adams (sam e as Navy). Surf bath- I ; P. S. Ravey. Lt. Cmdr. !I I docks captured Japanese :and Nazi
I UfeN", Awaiting assignment; J. V'I i (SFAWith) the inactivationof equipment. recruiting posters,
ing and other recreation at one of worlds finest ocean beaches. Bus Slade, Lt USN Awaiting assign the USS Alaska (CB-K/ the copies of citations and, unit commendations -
faro 25c. ment; C. W Smith, Ch Mach I i I Navy has put into reserve all and copies of Seabee

CANOEING, 1ISIIING" AM HOMING: Cedar River on San USN Awaiting assignment; J. W I three ships of the battle-cruiser publications
Williams, Jr. Lt. Cmdr. USN, cruiser class, making this r
or large
last -- ---
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks from stop on
Awaitng assignment: W. W II the first class of ships entirely to onne N. J., along with the Alaska, '
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 50c; canoes-$100 per hour; motor Wooden, Lt. (jgl USN, Awaiting] be place in teserve The USS while the USS Hawaii (CB-3)) Is at '

boat*-$2./00 per hour, five to eight people per boat. alignment. I Guam (CB-2): is laid up at Bay- Philadelphia ,
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29 August, 1946 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Seven


,\\O Represent NATTC At

I National Shoot Meet

11 Robert S. Stringer CSKV, whois .A a

,\r.fCfP : ; attached to the SKV School of i

NATTC and who is well known
V .......J. "I '
throughout various states, partic
All hands seemwell pleased
ularly Florida, as P
expert pistol -
with change of location of the I
shot, had the honor of
"Brew Locker", but there seems beingelected 8 8K 8g
to represent the Naval
to Ix some doubts whether it improves -
Technical Training Center at the
the Bowling scores or not.
Jt IB rumored that Bill Carter t National Shooting Matches at

didn't break a hundred in one of I Camp Terry, Ohio

the league games The Ships Co. Chief Stringer ha carried away|,

Team whipped themselves into a many top honors at the statewide ,

winning position over the Mess shooting matches at Tampa,

Cooks, but believe you me it was and he is capable of offering

a close) call Jim Thurber got hot : strong competition to all with

in the final stretch and hit the whom he competes J"For further

high score of 222 While we are evidence of his abilities take a look I

on:the.subject it is predicted by I at the large collection of Medals
th* critic that the C P O:s will which ChiefStringers
and Trophies are
have jn easy take over the Offleers and
and joy,
;again this wek
of his skillLets ,
ample evidence
fursagain this week. ,
to'walk to the various )O'alionsl all join in and wish

A1an"; to try to get anyone on the Stringer Good Luck, and that he I

Wtelephone i Oh happy day when the brings buck National Honors to

present phone set up is squared NA TTC.

away I .

The soft ball league is just aboutto Smokers To 3.rat?,
take shape and tht're'f'f'ms to Boxing : <
be quite the spirit' in the ay The <

big question is "What about the Be Resumed With The ..

Brown Baggers" '
The Master at Arms force has Return of the "Chief"Here's

a small problem concerning the
for the
news, good news
swimming pool. They are all ask-
fans of this station
Ing the question. When can we
Chief Al Sinibaldi
take ? Be fellows,
a dip patient as .
TC P T Department, returned
long as the pool H still there you
from leave yesterday!! and from
have a slim chance
I the looks of It he'B raring to go,
Let s go back to the Brew Locker -
With the return of the "Chief'the
and let us remind you to be
NATTC Smokers will be resumed
on the look for new improvements :
again sometime in Septem ,
including a Juke Box and dance s2'A.

IIpan' No one seem to have Rm'l berThere still time'for the leather
dope on the rumor about the 1gp
slingers of NATTC to get some
ty waitresses that are scheduledto
In before the Smokers
Morale be employed and charged to actually begin The Shack whereall

I the boxing is stored will ZY
gear o ab '
Let it be known what the latest and for e3'bee
. be open during the day
dope is so we can print your deepen
time after working hours for
mcst cherished seciets Don't
those enthusiasts of the port
try to use a telephone just drop for the forthcoming
around and it the desk prepare
clip on
I matches So get those mitts
We'll print It.flmething. ale
You'll a
and start slugging.
on boys
new has been added
need of practice to compete -
There is a box located oppositethe in some of the matches herein ENTHUSIASTIC LOVERS of good music were given a treat last Friday when Enoch Light and
barber eThat's Not New>
shop ( I NATTC his famous orchestra played for this command. Pictured above are his featured vocalists, Danny fcul
but would like to know how'
we! I A definite\ date will later be announced livan, who has been with Light for two years, and Evelyn Kent, a newcomer to his band This was
would be interested in
many guys when the Smokers will begin I Enoch Lights second performance in as many day His first was at Mainside Thursday night. The
the Brew Locker
Bingo once So many including boxers and orchestra was brought to NATTC under the sponsorship of Welfare and Recreation, The Dance Committee -
in while and what think '
a you fans have shown interest in the responsible for the success of the affair. are as follows: Frank Loerucia, Bill Grisman Bill

about for a it Quiz until Program.know We just won'task how ,t sport that regular smokers will be : Sweeney, H, F. Kirk, T. gusto, Bill Stevens, Dick Avraud, N. Driet, William Roth, R S. Zimmerman

we presented by the NATTC Welfare I R. S, Arthur, J, S. Stevenson and D. Havrilla, Ftr 3c The next dance Rainbow Dance, is scheduled -
feel' about it and whether you
you and Recreation with the coopera- for sometime next month,
want it or '1It.. Signatures are required Department -
Training --- --- -
tion of the Physical -
to eliminate stuffing the even two weeks, if circumstances MATERIEL SAYS FAREWELL TO' LT. GILLETT
ballot Now get hot on this no we

can get the ball to rolling. permit --- ___ ___________'_____n______'________

of their recent graduation from

school and f'ntrin: the Navy

Football Intra-Murals I Plenty of equipment has been

obtained by the P T. Departmentfor

Between Schools i this spoit
Schools will be informed as soon

Start In SeptemberAlthough as game schedules have been evenly .

I arranged

: NATTC Varsity football I The season is rather close) no a. '
Team has combined with warning to the potential. ball carriers

NAS, football will still be predom- and line men, get' in condition ,

inant sport here at NATTC i limber up, start tossing and I

Hans are under way to have IntraMural start blocking because amongstAprmcirnatt'I
games between Shoolsand )' 5,000 men there'll be

even classes.There !! plenty of ('om petltln.
should be plenty of goodS
layers among the students heret I I Mac: "W' ,ll, baby, what's the rrY ; ,(

NATTC Not only good placers I good word"

., 'ut men' in good condition' became I Baby: "No. e

;...." 1 o F''e PO o ;.h Ni. %::11 t, ,



.' >v" S C ----' -- ---

1 FINES INV was the sceen of the farewell party that was given by Materiel for their O in C, Lt

Gillett Pictured above are some of the men attahed to the division that were present at the affair.

Steaks were cooked: in a pit outdoors and other appropriate refreshments were served with them.

Dancing was enjoyed by the more enthusiastic and youngest of the crowd Mr Gillett was given, as ...
a token of the esteem in which he was held by his men and co-workers, a traveling bag with his initials

stamped in gold A short farewell speech by Mr Gillett stating his appreciation and his sorrow

for leaving was the only sad part of the affair. Guests' at the banquet were: Lt. Comdr and burs

Dacha, Lt and Mrs Dix, Lt. and Mrs. Oldfather, Margaret Webb, Dons Gasnier, Margaret Rapsdale,;

Eddie Pollock A. E. Moon, R E Slate, T E. Lawlor] Scheerz Lightbody; C. J, Walker, H W. Ritchie

W V Sears, J. E Dawson, Knight Tonchet; R .E. Durand, W. L. Smith, B. S. Meadrick, A, W. Moon,

Gault Medred; A. H Sanders, H Pritchard, H. E Bryant,' E. Z. Suinks, K J. Moore, Ireton, Frey,

Crouch: Robert Bcbbie' Gault, \\m, Ritchie, assist chairman Wm Durand A, W Moon, A, E Moon
__ :., :

When a lunch, of Texans put mat 1 Tampa Ha,-.Robert M Viana I, Heits to the girl with the turn

African poll during the war, asked Circuit Court to name hima ed-up nose,
an I defendant, in the State's suit tot| The turned-In eyes and turned.
1 their skipperlold them: "Our job I
annul the charter of "Southern down hose.
here is to promote good neighbor-!! University" and testified that he With the turned-on heat and the I
WHY OF COURSE > ness, We've, got' ot humor the natives won a doctor naturopathy degree -I turned-down light,

/, If they say Africa is bigger for dyeing the school' president The hunch I had turned out
I'M ALL ALONE than Texas, agree with them!" 's hair. all right.


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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 29 August, 1946


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-- -- --- _. :It
The Jax Navy Football Team of 1916 had scrimmage --- ,

practice last Friday, and it automatically brought out all Practice Begins For ,
the flaws and cricks which will have to be ironed out by the

I coaches before the season starts. NAS Softball SquadLt.

The first and second teams fought a hard battle, and Comdr. Anthony J. Rublnc

the first string won out 7-0.: The game was as nearly likea has announced that beginning tomorrow -
practice will be held every -
could be and
regular contest as
it showed The football schedule for the day at 1630 for the NAS Soft
it served two purposes:
1916 season was announced by
ball Team. Applicants are still be
the teams their weak strong
Comdr. Kovalcheck this week. Ito
ing received for the team, so if
spots, and it gave the players an in includes eight games so far, anyone would care to Join the
of the i
to put some
opportunity with five home games, and one boys, all you have to do is contact
hours of practice to test. date still pending. For future ref- Mr. Rubino at Ext. 593, or Just y
Although the team has improved erence it is publishel below, with report to the Power Plant dia
since the first few days, much' late of game, opponent and loca- mond tomorrow, ready to start
i is left to be desired by Coach Ko-' tion: practice. Chief Cruz will coach the
valcheck. There was little of the September 28 Junior Varsity, team.
old fashioned hard charging, Annapolis, Ml.
The Softball nine will play in "
and tackling which still ; iiI
blocking October Pending.
the CNATTra League, and has a
makes the American football Oltober 12-Chl'rry Point, Jacksonville -
total of 30 games already on its
team. These qualities are missingin .
schedule. There with
the Jax Navy Team, but the October 20-Ottumwa, Jackson games I
Banana River, St. Simons Island,
and the coaches are all try- ville.
boys Whiting Field, Miami: and Fort
ing to remedy the situation. One October 26-Pensaoola, l>eni ro- Lauderdale. These are all pretty ,.
way or the other, the Jax Navy la.
and Mr. Rubino
Team of 1916 will be a team we November 2-Corpus! Christi, tough games
would like to have men who have
can all root for. Jacksonville.
played organized baseball or soft-
The spirit of the men is high, November Permanently open.November ball to apply for positions on the S. 44 ,' S
and the determination shown fight- 18-NATI'C, Memphis team, and also those who think
ing for the first-string positions is Memphis, Tenn. they can qualify.
enough that the team will November 2$-Fort Bennlng,
proof give trouble to any and all the' Ja'kson\'Illt The first game is to be played h t'THE ;'i1
opposition they will meet in the November $0-Centre College, against the Banana River nine on ,
I Jacksonville. 10 September. This leaves little
approaching season. time for practice and organizationof

the team, and the workouts 'til
Station Football Coach Has then will be concentrated. I

Again, anyone interested in play- _.._- _.- ._._ _. .
--"- -- --
20-Year Background In Sport Ing ball on Team the Naval contact Air Lt.Station Comdr.Soft-An- FOIIM: IN THE above photo is that of a professional golfer -

Rubino at Extension 593, or so don't take it too hard if yours Isn't quite up to its standards.
Lt Comdr. Kass Kovalcheck has been engaged in one thony report to the Power Plant dia- This is Jack Harvey, a teacher of golf for 12 years, and who is now
\ Naval Air Station at Jacksonville, Florida. He
the for the
football for the past 20 From mond at 1630 tomorrow. golf pro
; another years.
phase or has offered free golf instructions for all enlisted personnel of NAS
the himself teaching other men how to play,
playing game Jax.
"How is it that you can kiss so .
he has seen a part of it all. Now assigned as head coach at divinely?" ----- ---------------

the Naval Air Station, he is working the men into a team "Oh, I used to blow the buglen NAS Golf Pro Offers

which will be low in power, age, and experience. This is the the Boy Scouts._. "
team which will be taking on some --------

of the roughest ones in the area I 4. FreeInstruction To EMs

during 1946.. ""' "
ocyraws. I
Comdr. Kovalcheck played regu- /Vie .- i Chances are, if you have ever been in the "golf shack"
lar fullback for Elmer Layden at ? have heard the rasping Bostonian voice of Jack Harvey,
I in the you
Duquesne 1927 to 1931.University Layden's team years of RUNWXY! ;i iBy 'the station golf professional. You can always hear him

1929 went through the season undefeated discussing some topic which is connected, even in the smallest

and the following At timeor
year way, with his profession and hobby-golf. one

honorable 1930, Kass mention Kovalcheck for All-Ameri-received another, probably every problem and maneuver knownto

of golf has been ove
men gone
can honors. in the golf shack. out to the golf course and get lathe

Following his graduation from I The chances are, too, that if yoi fun. .
Kovalcheck became athletic *
Duquesne, sine
have had any golf problems
director at Duquesne Univer- beginning your tour of duty on tht
sity Prep and assisted Layden, Joe "SLIM" VERY, Sic Naval Air Station, you took then Sports Shorts

Bach, and Little Clipper Smith until The biggest, fastest, most dangerous football team to to Jack: whether it was a reques IN THE MONEY

I 1911. the gridiron in the 1916 season will be Army. for a new club or a lesson in the< (SEA-Hottest Jockey in the
venture on to
During the 1942 football season, art of winning golf matches-am' of Seattle'sLongacres
he coached the Bridgeville High Rated as the best team by far in 1915, Army has lost one it is an art. 13-year-old race history track is Walt Litz-

School team through an undefeated really key player, Tex Coulter, two hundred and twenty- I Jack is an expert golfer, being enberg, 23-year-old apprentice. His

season, in which they played 10 pound tackle. This year, the first string will have three men a professional, and has been I record: Mounts:: 230, wins, 78;
games, to win the WPIAL Championship listed as All-American in 1945-Doc Blanchard, Glenn Davis, I teaching the game for some l: place 36; show, 26. In the money

I arId.Hank Fouldberg two back years. Since his discharge fron 60 per cent of the time Litzen-
In his last five years as a civilian I and end. : ner in the business. Arnold Tucker the Navy here, he has been in berg never rode a horse until the
coach, Kovalcheck's teams won I will re charge of the golf links and golf I last week of the 1945 season.
35 games, lost 3, and tied 7. The The line this year will average last year's quarterback, shack, giving lessons, helping stage
coach had three undefeated teams'I close to a hundred and ninety-five sume his position, Shorty McWil tournaments and, in general, mak I WIV
pounds. The backfield will be the I II back from the useful to the gol
to his credit before the war. I Hams, little known / in himself many SEAMiss Alice Coachman,
trickiest in the game. Glenn Davis -" in the So useful, in ( )
In December, 1942, Comdr Ko- I Delta country, will play opposite addicts area. winner, sparked Tuskegee
valcheck entered the Navy and was who has starred on the track fact, that he has become a well-
Blancharc tenth team
Davis, and Felix "Doc" Institute to its victoryin
attached to Chapel Hill Pre-Flight, as well as the football field, ,is fullback known figure around NAS. the national women's A A, U.
where he was assigned as battalion probably the best broken field run- is a two hundred pound Now Jack is about to start or track and field championships at

commander and football coach. In I who sprints the hundred-yard dasl something new which will help the Buffalo N Y., by successfully defending
1915, he was transferred to Nor- Station in Jacksonville, and it is In ten seconds flat Incidentally, boys around the station. Commen ,her 50-meter,
folk, Virginia, and was attachedto now his Job to mold the Navy this is the same "Doc" Blancharc cing Tuesday 3 September, any enlisted and high jump titles 100-meter
CASU 21-1. In July 1946, he men of the Air Station into a win- who, on his fourteenth birthday, man can receive free golf in
transferred to the Naval Air ning team. in structions at his request. Jack in
was _..._ I played forty-eight minutes one GK1UDER REJOINS REDSKINS
of the biggest high school gamesin tends to hold these free classes every (SEA-After three years in the
I JAX NAVY GRID MENTOR the South: the Toy Bowl in Tuesday, at 1700: Thursday, Navy, Ed Cifers, all-pro end in
lie is also. at 1700; and Saturday at 1030
New Orleans, Louisiana. 1941 and one of the best pass re-
the same Blanchard who once car These classes will be complete ir ceivers in the National Football<

ried four men for nearly five yardsin that they will give as possible much, individual and-I League, has rejoined the Washington -
a touchdown maneuver; one on attention as Redskins. As a player with
each ankle, and one on each side they will cover all phases of the Tennessee Vols he participatedin
I of his shoulders. lIe is a hard ing golf. All a man needs to PlaY-I' three bowl games Rose, Sugar
ter the game is some of
'I '
ma i. and Cotton.
struction and a good bit of practice
A ,./,,.{ into Street and Smith's I who would
enlisted man .
Football Yearbook of 1946 will tell so any rOKMER: CHAMP DIES
like to learn how to play is urgedto
I you that Army Is rated as the pre- 1 contact Jack at the golf shack I (SEA--Former world flyweightsboxing

: season favorite for every ball game for further details. The classes will champion Benny Lynch.
they are to play during the approaching last about 45 minutes, and all I II died recently in Glasgow Scotland\ ,
: season. This is the only I equipment, such as clubs and balls, at the age of 33. Lynclt .os"'his'
rated. I title in 1938 when the Brltlah
team so I will be furnished by the Welfare
Among this sparse sprinkling of i Department. These classes will not Board of Boxing Control ruled him
stars there are a lot of men, all of I I' be play-periods In the accepted syerwelght flyweights must 'be'less ,
whom will contribute to a team I sense of the word and men who than 112 pounds. ,* :
a u which will be well worth the priceof only wish to hit balls around are I

sih t $ a a fifty-yard line ticket to watch. asked not to attend.A STRlivcKr

No one man can make a football new series of station tourna- I
team, but the West Pointers have ments are in the offlng. Startingon ..
eleven men to a team, and every 5 September, there will be a
one of them knows the game of series of variety matches run off
football backward and forward, as on the station links. They will be
Is evidenced by their past records. played every Wednesday for three
Robert Stuart has an enviable high' weeks. The first will be a nine-hole
school record, and Is faster on the medal play, and participants will
track than either Davis or Blan have three-fourths their usual han-
chard. Ills ability as a broken- dicap. These matches will be opento
field runner is unquestioned. Thereis I all naval personnel. On 12 Sep-

not time nor space to go into tember, there will be a nine-hole iii1 :
all the men who will play for Army 'I' ""best-ball" tournament, with ev-
this year, but every one of them I pryone allowed to choose his own
has proved himself as a football partner. September 19 there will'

LT. C01IDR.hlSS" KOV ALCIIII(, above is the Head Foot- player. I tie a mixed foursome, with everyone -
ball Coach of the 1916 Jax Navy Football Team. lie has participatedin Reading the papers last winter. being allowed to choose his
football activities for the past twenty years, and Is working on can prove, or at least substantiate own lady partner
the material at hand to put together the 1916 football squad. everything which has been I These tournaments are to be
Comdr. Kovalcheck has received and accepted an invitation from printed here. It all adds to one played[ in a spirit of fun and com-
the Traffic Club of Jacksonville to attend its traditional Gridiron thing: the team to beat in 1916 petition, so don't let your score
will be Army. keep you out of them. Come on
Dinner at the Seminole Hotel on 9 September.