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VoL 4-No. 57 12 September, 1946

'.: Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training Command


Demobilization Ended

S rj tA, Officially On 10 Sept.

SecNav ForrestaE Offers A "Well

: Done" To All Hands In AlZVav 498

r .
r' With "Well' Done" from Secretary of the Navy James

t. V. Forrestal, the Navy wrote an official "finis" to its per-

:H .r' 'RF sonnel demobilization program Tuesday.
., + The SecNav's expression of praise for a job well done

ti II was contained in AINav] 498-46, received here this week.

The only exceptions to total demobilization were pointed out
I in the communication as the med-
I ical and hospital corps whose per-
ADVANCEMENTS IN sonnel had to be retained for hu-
f manitarian reasons.

RATE ANNOUNCEDFOR More than three million Navy
I men and women have been demobilized
since the end of World
'. PAST MONTH War II. The only Naval Reser-
vists eligible for release still on
,,' Between the period of 1 Augustto active duty are those who signed
2 September 1946 inclusive, ap- over until 1947.
proximately 60 bluejackets advanced The directive marking the close
to a new rate, according to of the demobilization program by
Personnel Officer's Memo No. 24: I the Navy and signed by Secre-
46. tary Forrestal, reads, in part:
Eight men advanced to Sic, including I "On 10 September 1946, the
A. H. Barnes, O. W. Ed- personnel demobilization programof
.. wards, A. A. Krick C. W. Randle, the largest Navy in the history -
"., _...,....."._____"" .w_ .__..."vn. >._.". ._ .. .... "m_"',,"" _' .._. m. .. ._..... ... .._ E. A. Shaffer, A. C. Merrell, andP. of the world was completedwith
pS AN ARMY post MUSTANG FIGHTER forced down at NAS last week with a burned-out engine, E. Wittley. M. F. Leeivellyn the exception of the medical I
will soon fly out under its own power. Staff Sergeant W. A. Peters, left, and Technical Sergeant D. C. moved up to SpV)3c( ) while A. S. and hospital corps whose personnel -
Toney right, are installing another Allison, in-line liquid-cooled motor and expect to have the Job Mitchell went to SpV)2c.( ) Two have had to be retained for
r completed soon. The two Army mechanics are flown daily from their home base at Pinecastle in an men advanced to SpVlc( ) ; they humanitarian reasons and whose
were, M. L. Glover and W. F. unselfish acceptance of this call
Army Black Widow night fighter. I
Jones. Two advanced PhM-
I men to for additional duty has been
2c, C. S. Stevenson and M. Wet- praiseworthy. This tremendoustask
Mechs cher. Just below them came six was made possible only by
ff: CPO Club Elects Army Transported Daily
new PhMSc: -K. R. Barrett, H. E. the patience, sympathy, self-sac-
Kunzmann J. S. Payne, L. R. I rifice, and whole-hearted cooper-
,. New Officers To NAS Jax By Black WidowEvery Sander, N. Sortnik, and P. F. Wil- ation of the entire naval service.

son.W. I "The reservoir of good will and
ir' For Year P. Bray, L. D. Morrison, W. equity in the affections of over
Coming day like clockwork an Army Black Widow night
D. Morton, A. E. Williams, and M. three million Navy 'veterans created -
fighter swoops out of the sky and settles down on one of the D. Wyman were advanced to cox by our fair and rapid demo
Chief Merrick elected
was presi- station's runways. It happens twice a day, in fact, once in the swain. A. Piovrsis was advancedto bilization will be of inestimable
dent and Chief Owens 'vicepresident early morning: and again around 1630. SlcSK). Three men were rated 'value to the Navy in the yearsto
of the CPO Club at the last SK3c-K. F. Coulson, R. L. Las- come.
,' general meeting held at the club- For two weeks now this has been going on, and many ater, and R. H. Smith. II. Baker "To the entire naval service I
house near the North Gate. Chief NASites look aloft and wonder every time it puts in an ap- and R. Heirman advanced to Prtr- say a most deserved 'Well Done'."
Easterling was named secretaryand What's that 3c. To the rate of BMlc advancedL.
P' pearance. Army
Chief Sherman was elected E. Shelton and O. Tyson. F. K. by B. C. Wright. D. L. Dyal ad'I'I
," treasurer. Chief Boos was chosenfor plane doing landing here? they Easter advanced to ARM3cCA( ). 'vanced to Tic; W. C. McKrehen .
the post of assistant secretary Staff Publnfo Seeks wonder. Is the Navy going to C. C. Morgan moved to SC3c. moved to SCB3c, H. F. Upton .
I and treasurer.The start using Black Widows? Is the From PR2c, J. S. Romines advanced moved to SCB2c, and D. L. Mac-
to PRlC. From AMM2c, E. Kay advanced to MN2c. .
new board of governors will Talent For 7th Naval Army going to take over NAS, E. Johnson was changed to AMMIc. G. T Evans advanced to ETM-
include Chief Erickson Chief Bar- C" or use of the base? The
part .
ques- D. E. Cohill advanced to PhM- Ic. MNS2c was the rate won by E
.. land Chief Keller, Chief Morgan District ProgramsAll tion has gone unanswered, and the 2c, and C. J. Spence moved to R. Canfield. J. L. Bowden movedup
.j Chief Rafferty, Chief Sturgeon, to the rate of SoMlc. M. E.
conclusions have run the gamut SpSlc.( ) A. L. Bogert moved to
and Chief Reddeni!, while the
entertainment committee consists new types of talent are needed from the sublime to the ridiculous.But SpSlc( ) and S. M. Edge moved Marden advanced to SSMIlc|( ) :

: of Chief Cratz, Chief Bilderback, for the weekly radio program to the explanation is simple, SpS2c.( ) Ylc was the rate won (Continued on rage 3))
'x Chief Wirthlin, and Chief Cervone. be put on by the Seventh Naval -
and nowhere near as dramatic as RECEIVES AIR MEDAL
District. I
Chief Ashton
manager some of the ones which have been ..
.'. with Chief Smith as his assistant. Singers, actors, announcers,
The new officers expressed the comedians, musicians, writers, and going the rounds. It all started i
hope that they would do as good groups of entertainers are urgedto when Major Charles Brown, US-
i a job in the future as their pre- contact Ens. Frank Coghlanat AAF, climbed into his P-51 on .
decessors had done in the past. It the Staff Office of Public in- Friday, 23 August, at Pinecastle '
F v was stated that in the formation, Ext. 8568, if they are
\ past some Army Air Base, to make a hopto
if Bchiefs were reluctant about joint' interested. if
Washington, D. C. As it was to
ing, but now with an entire new These programs will be heard be a purely routine flight, the ma- ,
t p. slate of officers, the club is going throughout the Seventh Naval jor settled back in the cockpitto
all out to obtain 100 per cent membership District and will offer good experience enjoy the scenery. However, fs d{ r
: to anyone taking part. just outside of Jacksonville some- .
thing seemed to be wrong When -a -
i .- They Must Like Pineapples he checked, the aviator found art
that the engine was just about ,
burned out. There was only one
Salty WAVES Back From course open-an immediate forced I
; landing--and NAS was the near
est field.

E. Hawaii Rate Islands 4.0Some Maj. Brown eventually got backto
his home base at Pinecastle, but
the plane stayed behind. And this r
of the shore-bound sailors around the station Is where the Black Widow enters

might be a little surprised to see a few WAVES who can pull the picture. It brings Army mechs t "
to work the installation -
;; their time out of the States on them. There are about eightof here every of day a new engine on and I'

them stalking the Naval Air Station now, just lookingfor flies them back at night. The
some newcomer to give them a bad time. Three of them Navy has no AMMs who are train- p

;- interviewed by a Jax Air News reporter had a sum total of ed to repair P-51: Mustangs.At .
present, the old engine has
,r-. 47 months overseas. One had 17, about Hawaii. been removed and the new one Is
:" one had 14, and one other had 16 for about for installation.
The girls, here at NAS just ready
I i' _.... months to her credit. duty, are all reserves with obligated When the job is completed the
-.t. After speaking to Helen Kraus, service until July, 1917. plane will be flown out, and the
ACMM, Iva McLean, ACMM, and They came over on the old Italian Black Widow will no longer make I//_ I
-S 5 Wilma Reiter, CSpG( ), a man who I: ship, Heritage, which was caughtIn its dally landings at NAS.
has been in Hawaii might change the Panama Canal at the war's I I I
, n his opinion of the Islands Where beginning, and was held by the w A
: all we can remember is rum United States. They arrived backon USO SHOW TONIGHTA
J fir. which looked like cane syrup, the mainland 2 August 1916,
: t: these WAVES can remember and are already impatient to go gala USO show, "VarietyVan
1."S! nothing but the good things. They back to the land of the pineap- /' will play at the Malnnlde
all say that they would like togo Auditorium tonight at 2000. .
I back any time the Navy wants ples.However, after being on such This will be the first USO -- ---------- -- -
'1';\1.''' to send them I naval stations as Kaneohe: Ford troupe to apt e1tr here for many CAPTAIN ANTHONY R. BEADY NAS Commanding! Officer, c
( shakes hands with Clark R. Wozencraft, AOM2c, after the
t pinning
and Kahu-
: Things have changed, they say, Island, John Rodgers, months. ,
' .1. since the early part of, the war. lui Maui, Helen was glad to see There will be plenty of girls, Air Medal on his jumper at inspection ceremonies Saturday morn
Wisconsin, Iva to see and. ing. The 'Abilene, Texas, aircrewman was awarded the Air Medal ,
, t'r Now there are organized dances, Sheboygan, tuneful songs, snappy gags
parties, and the like. They all White Water, Wisconsin, and Wilma -:-and all for' free, too. Remember for meritorious action in night torpedo flights over the Philippines \1 '
I swear by the climate; and have was happy to get back to Jef- the curtain ROM up at 2000. and Iwo Jima in late' 1914 and early 1945. Two others also received {
, nothing but nice things to say ferson, Pennsylvania. awards at inspection.J. .J

.S 6 6J {

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 12 September, 1946 I

I WELL I !Hospital

REPORTER( I Chatter I .

n>' Johnny Johnson, }'hUIf'I

From now on be sure to have your

I Hj Doug Crocket, S2c hats squared, cuffs rolled down,
and jour shoes highly polished.The .
QUESTION r Who do jou think
reason the Texas deputy Is
j will win the American and National back on the Sheriff's Force arotind

Irf-afpie ptnnaJitH. and theH'orld the hospital. His name, Jim Moyers -
wpt I"Series" <' What's the natonfor Need Ilay more? Most of

jour choice? us know him by another name.
LT FERGUSON, DeLand, Fla: ----- I

I believe that the Boston Red I' Pat Stodghll, Red Cross social -

Sox have the American League' worker, I is leaving tomorrowfor

race sewed up since they are already i a vacation in Atlanta, Chicago,
STOCliED'I 16'a' games in front and I and California before reporting toashington
can afford to coast the rest of \\' for ASsignment. \\e'll

/ the way. In the National League, I miss you Pat Drop us a card from

I think that the St. Louis Car the ETO

dinals will win out with the Brooklyn I

t Dodgers a close second The Our "Open Letter" this week I is

Cards are a younger and faster to a fellow in the Central Supply
outfit and will probably keep the He is red-headed and from

pace! they are setting now until California, but what we want to
: the end of the season In the World say is this Red', don't take that .

Series, It's the Cards, because certain WAVE'S discharge too

they will be keyed up after their I hard, you know how these Navy
tight race, while the Sox, who are romances are. After all Pennsylvania -
coasting, are apt to be careless. Isn't too far from San Diego
Remember, love conquers all
MORSEY J, PEARL, S2c, Wellesley .
Mass.: I things.We r

In the National League: I pick
I are all happy to see our old
the Cards to win since they have a
i friend Bob Ferrell out of his cast
better pitching staff than the
and about the
and hospital
up once
Dodgers Boston is a cinch to win
Now there will be
I again.
the pennant, and I figure they will
excursions again, Bob You
-- -- -- -
win the Series since they have ,
LOWE III be the when that of which used to be familiar face on these!
rillLLIS girl to see you get piece paper says you am wearwhat Ferris and Williams and a great I a
you wish She is the salesgirl in the Ship's Service civilian clothing shop which was opened recently double-play combination. parties
on the main deck of the Mainside Recreation Building, You can find just about everything

I you'11 need in the way of civvies' there, so be sure to step by when you start homeward And joumdnt ROBERT F. HANSON, Sic, Buck- A real loss' to the Red Cross and

wait for that discharge, either. Phyllis will be glad to sell you something to be used as a j field Maine,: to the hospital will be Kathleen

gift, or to store away for jour own use later. I pick the St. Louis Cards to
_______ .. h.h ______._________ __ ._ Watkins when she leaves this
m win the National League pennant wt't'k-end to return to her homeIn

1 because of their pitching and Durham N. C., her home Ac-
Cruisers Air Conditioned To
Electronics Stop speed. and the Red Sox to take companying her to the "ole North

the American League flag because State" will be Eleanor' Bell, former
Testing HazardsOf of their hitting. In the Series Red Cross worker who has been
Increase i
Fighting Efficiency! : I think the Sox will win since they helping out at the Separation Cen-

Navy AircraftSEA have one of the best hitting teams ter, Bye, girls, we will miss you
(SEA)-\\orkmg on the principle i t "the crew in an of all time.ROBERT and be thinking of ;you
air-conditioned warship will have a distinct and perhaps I
( )-- Elimination of the most I N SPRINGER, 32c,
important hazard in testing aircraft !' decisive advantage in action with an enemy fatigued and of Marshtown, Iowa.: W'e hear from the barracks that

-- the danger: to the pilot's life I' lower'alertness' from hung in a ship that is not air-condi- I think that the St. Louis Cards the blonde bomb-shell, alias Stinky

was demonstrated by the Navyat tioned," the :Navy is culminating a 40-jear air-conditioning will take the National League pennant Lynch, is on the prowl again We

the Marine Corps Air Station, experimental program installing the systems irv, two new i I since, they are the best in the also hear that this sudden rush is
Point N. C Electronic caused by a fellow from Mamside.
Cherry; cruisers, the USS Salem and the league, and that the Boston Red
equipment used in the test employed USS Newport News !1--------------- I Sox cant miss in the American Is this true, Stinky?

radio control to fly the Air-conditioning will be in operation Navy Begins ExperimentsWith League since they are 16'8 gamesin :

jdane and television or radio-tele- in virtually all living and Helicopters In N Y. ; front. In the Series, I think the Please make a note that Arthur
metering to transmit data from the working spaces aboard the two Sox will win because of their great Murray dance instructions for the

aircraft! to recording stations on ships, except for the machinery (SEA)-First experimental work hitting week of 10 September will be held

the ground. spaces Vice Admiral E L. Coc- in the Navy on helicopters will be JOSEPH T MURRAY S2c, Thursday, September 12th insteadof !!

This was not the first applica- I rane, USN, Chief of BuShips, said performed by the newly commis- Brooklyn, N Y: on Tuesday night as originally

Uon of the principle of remote the experiments were being tried sioned helicopter development I think that Brooklyn will take planned
control test fljing The Naval Air I not to moll)coddle the Nav)'e squadron, VX-3, at the NAS Floyd the National League pennant because -

Material Center in Philadelphia personnel, but to "Improve the Bennett Field, New York City they have the best team The pharmacy, as well as the

gan the program in the late be-I battle effectiveness" Though considerable progress has both defensively and offensive!). record office was glad: to hear froman
and the first radio control Two types of cooling systems been made by the Coast Guard in In the American League, I don't old friend and ex-nurse, the
flight in history was made off I will be tried The Salem will uti- j experimentation with air-sea helicopter r see how the Boston Red Sox can other day Both departments received -

Cape May, N, J", in April, 1941. I lize steam jet equipment, while rescue, uses of the aircraft' lose since they are already 16'a cards from Dotti ANetks.Dottl .
the Newport News will use high- are comparatively new to the is spending her vacation
ahead, but I the
The test at Cherry Point prov.dritliat games pick Dodgers -
Freon Both I
the speed compressors. Navy. to wijj, the Series because they with her family on the coast of
Navys new equipment I I
coup) record facts more accurately ships, now under construction, will Among the phases slated for experimentation will be at top form after their Maine, and says she is having a
be finished late in 1947
-eo are carrier scoutingand wonderful time She wishes! to be
close with the Cards.
and faster than could the test pilot I \ fight
The results of the two installation observation aircraft, ship-to. remembered to
with a pad on his knee Too, in will be carefully studied and ship and ship-to-shore liaison, de- DANIEL G, CONNOR, S2c, New
case of complete failure, the equipment will decide the future application livery of mail and other small Haven, Conn:
would point to the actual loador of either or both types of cooling l items, rescuing ditched pilots, harbor I think that the Brooklyn Dodgers Red Cross still has tickets to the

force that caused the failure. equipment for combatant ships. control of surface craft in con- will win the National League boxing and wrestling matches.
However, please note change of
gested areas, anti-submarine aerial pennant because of their flg-htmg-
patrols and observation and pho- spirit, and the Boston Red Sox will schedule Instead of trips to both
each week, there will be tickets
the American
tography of pilotles aircraft. win in League be-
I of their wrestling September 12th and
---- --- -- ----- cause powerful hitting
BENEFITS ARE LIBERALIZEDSEA ings: Bond Officer, and that this ability. Since the Dodgers are always 26th Tickets for boxing may be
obtained for 17th and
officer will direct a continuing effort tough to beat on their home September

Benefits for -- designed to educate and ad- field, I would say they have a good October 1st. Stop by and get
policyholders -
( )
vise personnel in financial matters chance to take the series. jours ,
of National Service Life Insurance
and to encourage them in
were liberalized recentlyby Sccflav Directs Bond PVT PAT MATASSINI New
I their own self-Interest to regularly After September 15th, Wheeling
an act amending the original York N, Y.:
save a portion of their pay \\estVirpinia, will be the address
law. Alnav 442-46 (NDB 15 Au- Buying On Allotment All commands will be directed to I pick the St Louis Cards to Win of Ethel Clare Eliken. After three

gust) announces the following pro- I lend the fullest cooperation to the National League pennant since years of hospital work, she will
visions cf the new law: Plan Be Continued I this effort which is not only In they are better hitters than the take a long deserved leave of absence -
1, Allows the privilege of conversion I the highest interest of the individual I Dodgers and already have a two- .

to 20- 'ear endownent, en- I The Savings Bond allotment and but is considered of prime game: lead In the American
dowment at the age of 60 and endowment payroll savings program will continue importance to the maintenance of : League, I think the Boston Red
at the age of 65 throughout the naval estab- I good morale and employee rela- Sox will take the flag because Who is that luscious blonde

2, Removes restrictions on choice*i lishment on a permanent basis by tions, the directive pointed out. they are the best all-around teamin whom I see in the Ship's Service
of beneficiary Now any personor direction of the Secretary of the Commanding officers will keep I both Jeagues, The Sox will prob- evertime I go over there? She

persons, firm, corporation or legal Navy, it was! announced last weekin themselves informed of the progress I ably take the Series because they always has the same sailor with
entity may te designated as AINav 501-46 and status of the program' have a powerful offense and defense her How's for some one to put
,beneficiary "Financial fitness is a necessary it added me straight on this. Is this, by
four to moral I chance, her husband? Someone
3. Authorizes optional adjunct mental and
modes of settlement: In one sum, fitness of personnel," it was statedin I FIRST TO FLY I tell your old newshound the scoop.I .
in installments of listing the for the decision assure you the information will
equal monthly reason '--" "' !
from 36 to 240 in multiples of 12, of keeping the bond sales ::' r-1. < 4''J;[ be passed on to another party My
I 1i N-s4: p tI wife has no objections (I hope).
alive. ,1.
in monthl3installments for program ,
qual ... -, > ". .; it s .
The will be directed by 't ." > rli --
120 months certain, and as a refund program: : ,: '; : 'j, t. ,
life income in monthly installments the Co-ordinator of Savings Bonds '\\.1-,f1: :,' .. .l.. "f!! 1 ." ;_,. This Navy calls it a trusting
with a guarantee that who will be responsible to the ixiyments would equal the face Secretary of the Navy for promotion .... >> 1 goes fling off to California for a
value cf the contiact and to the Chief of the Bu- \ visit and leaves her husband in an ..
reau of Supplies and Accounts for office all alone with two dolls, a
4, Authorizes new total disabil-
adminlstratom Regional Savings blonde and a brunette, Mr. Hunter -
income benefits to the insured
ity bond directors have been assignedto did you promise ;jour wife you
because of continuous total disability
various naval district headquarters would be faithful* Just a warning,
for six or more months upon I to advise and assist commanding when the cat'a away the ,nice will
application! in compliance with officers in carrying out the play We dont say he will-but

health requirements, and, payment I program.The still he may.
of extra premiums Such benefits, AINav also stated that by : .':"- ,
are loaid'in the amount of $5 shall have
1 October all commands
Lately, in corner, at each,
for each SI,000 of Insurance appointed a qualified officer to : < desk, and every
every place we go, we
find do not the face value Sav-;
complete permanent additional duty as the
see corpsmen trying to figureout :
of the policy. the amount of leave they
Nava and Marine Corps personnel ter, including first, middle and last have coming for their terminal
desiring to make immediate names printed ,service number insurance -
ap- I : ; leave" It's a mess, isn't it fellows -
Imitation for any of the above benefits '' certificate number or ? My advice to you i give
May apply by letter to the I' numbers, if known; and mailing up and forget it Personnel hasa
Largest htllropter in the world and first twin-engine mode] to fly
Veterans Administration Washington address A of the application -I
copy Is XIIJU drvrltipid by McDonnell Aircraft Company in team of Hope and Hamilton -
25 C. :Full identification should be filed with the in- Navy's ,
\ \ DP collaboration with BuAer primarily.. research vehicle. working on it for you, so why
'', nhould, be included] ,in ,the let- I mired mam service record. worry You.'11 get it if you rate it.

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12 September, 1946 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

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The car, we m ant course-but elAU, IIr"-war (.. E. table model
now that
t you mention it. so is trie SYTUKUAY .AM SUNDAY
: girl. The car is the Californlan radio, $2S.: Two tentil racquet, never ,
t design a postwar sports Job of revolutionary I used, and three new b"1I1au., Police "NO LEAVE NO LOVE" starring Van Johnson. Shows at 143O,
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(SEA)-Work on 14 warships A J. Hanorack moved to CSK thief Eaatin "MR. ACE," starring George Raft and Sylvia Sidney. Show at

halted to help meet the trimmed- (A) ; and J, A. Steel moved to 110 condition Chevrolet Call two-door after 7:00_p.m.Ian. 2-1SU6 In good 2000 only.

:,,,.. d.>wn budget for fiscal 1947, will be ACMMIA). IDS Studebaker four-doo'' sedan. In ar..l SATURDAY"
Three condition, Cull from 6:00: W G:0<> p.m., "SLIGHTLY SCANDALOUS. with Fred Brady. Show at 2000
,i completed the Navy Department chiefs on acting appoint 2.4I07. only

t ha* announced. ment were made permanent. They 1)41 lord two-door. five new tire, solid SUNDAY
body Cull ext :34 Id.
t Ships slated for active fleets are were R. D. Bevis. ACMM; J. W. 1 11141 Packard) Hipper sedan. Bld<. 653. "IT'S GREAT TO BE YOUNG" with J Donnell Show at 2000

I the heavy cruiser Salem (CA-139)), Pettlt, CGM; and A. F. Wright I KIT sedan Graham Cavalier t)3) four.door trunk only. .4
ar..1 condItion. lo'li: Lt. C:. J. .
the cruisers MONDAY AND TUESDAY:
light Manchester CL-
( ACMM hchulty. BOQ( HI("In. TOO. Km 113 ;
83) and Roanoke (CL-145)), and 194" Plymouth special deluxe S-pataenKer "NO LEAVE NO LOVE" featuring Van Johnson. Show at 2000
the destroyers Henley (DD-762)), i convertible, In toe) rondition. 31I4A only
I I (BB-66)), the small carrier Wright IVwey Park. Phone Stij4
(DD-763)) Lloyd Three-way. ultra t
-modern. Indirect llnhtIn
Thomas ( DD-764) and Keppler: '; (CVL-49)), the light cruiser Galveston *. flooi. lamp with extra biilba. Prite- "' PRINCESS" starring Dorothy Lamour Show at 2000

. .(DD-765) I I (CL-93)), the destroyer es in. IIS4B Alleirhany. JM. N\>>. only.
I I Maple baby bed with auriiim ;
Those scheduled for Inactive status corts Wagner (DE-539)) and Van i' Liras, two oak chair and coal Itn.m..t.heater-. OTHER EVENTS
g, are the larger cruiser Hawaii! I divier (DE-540)), and the submarine 4743 Klnterburit
\ |(C -31. the battleship Kentucky Lancetnsh ( SS-296)). I FOR KENT j BINGO P.UtTY-Every Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage. fJ
at Mat Yorktown
Two 'bmlroonu. area Avenue and
next to bath twin b-U. i In
Bob Cronk's CROSSWORD PUZZLER each room. Semi-private entrance ,Mustin Road 1000-1130 and 1300-1830 daily and at Gear Room top- ,,
Steam s 'side
district near NA Bldg 726 0800-1700 on work days.
bur line Will take one or two people in I
.H 1r55: 7 9 10 11 each room Keaionable. 2-nHtO: :\101>AlKI'LANG: SHOP-Rear of Bldg. 39, open 1200-2400
Private. room with "bath and bor<| foi, daily and week-ends. Meetings at 2000 Mondays
couple or single girl in I
exchange forwoik
12 13 .1* hone plus i sinnll. ."Iar,. Call I II ItOWLING-Six alleys located in Mainside Recreation Building
4 d' iLL : I ,i.J4WOne / No 3. Alleys open from 1630-2130 Mondays through Fridays; 1700-
r.ann with kit hen 'privileges. 2056 2100 Saturdays and Sundays.
IMIw. l Ave Phone 7-7011.:; .
15 1 l 18 19vt \\ANTbl 1JOV1NO For information regarding workouts contact Lieut.

,' HxiHe Ise 1. rent two 01 three bedrooms Comdr. A. J. Rubino, extension 59J; or report to Mainsida Mat after
furnmhvr or uofurnirh".t lull ext 755 1500.
20 21 22 23 2 42K Ll (JK> A. .t. (abriel
t Hume. or apartment d""I..I l ) | ned| M\INsll LOUNGE-Formerly the Reception Center located in
%+d ,for. .n,'threw, """It.. Phone Mm J.ines. Ext. the South wing of Building No. 955 is open to NAS personnel and
26 27 284a their guests from 1000 to 2200
daily Available for
Pair wedding
of Uilor-niudtf blue*. jumper. "3 1", receptions
pants "Ai tall rxt Sin. by arrangement with Welfare Officer Combination radio-pho-
IOST nograph available for use of all hands
32 33 34
29 30 31
Gull ring with '
pink N
stone VS swimming .
LlHH \K\-Located on second deck of Mainside Recreation BuildIng
piol If fount please -
)liitty dray; tit\f\ 71.. return t ) i No 3. Open from 0900 to 2100 Monday through Friday. Saturday
35 3 37 38 39 Parker ";il 1" foiintu, ; i l'n. S..nti"'f'lllal from 0800 to 1630. .
value It I..un.1......,. i.,-turn to I harlti I
M Hirrell Bk.. M. Kewud, SWIMMING: Indoor swimming pool recreational swimming,
I I 1800-2100. Outdoor schedule Mon.-Fri. OSOO-1900. Sat. 1000-1900

-1o14142--43 Sun 1200-1900 1.

GOLI -Course open from 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday arid Sunday
from 0900-1700. Golf clubs are availableat Golf House Bathing
I trunks prohibited on Golf Course. '

4$ 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 II AN1'ItOlt.GE-Open' daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
cards: and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
I Field

f.,7 5 57 5 59 60 i SALTY HUMOR FROM ''I' TEN Ms-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Training -

HERE I Building No 726, and also on Mat area (corner of Mustin and ,
5t Yorktown Roads). .P!

f. who laughs last has founda Taxi driver: I take the next Ensign Smith: 'Honey, melt in "

I double meaning which the censor turn don't I ? my arm!"

I" has missed Voice from the rear seat: Oh Sissy: 'Aw. sailor you should

r. yeah know Ins not that soft and you're
ACROSS 5$ the tunliunium IT each (a b) 43 a measure of distance. A pilot who had bailed out in not that hot!"
8 I kind ul' fruit 6( (am.) ,j on account (.b] ) In Indic Italy was coming down
,. C pliable &7II over (cunt. ) 43 old WHiuniali4i when he "I can't understand why you
t- (.id of war 5SIt division i of a play U Dlan't name to make: resolute.' was amazed to see another man stayed outside so long with such a Clara: "Do you gott your alimony .
French for "and" CO Rhenium (sym) 23 to violate the di- aO land meaeur with his parachute going up. "HI, terrific dancer as Ted." rE'gularlyor"Daisy
H 14 mialake 'lli puff upIniiium vine law 61 produce paid a* there." he shouted
i-- riybdenum 83 (tyro) 14 imnv rent in kind hap- "Well, he showed me some new : "No I might just as well
(sym) 64If hearinir organs It beside (Scott.: pened to you or""It.s steps-and we sat on them," be living with him!"
i- observe 6' deaertedIhii.unin. .2* r quantity 61 South Carolina OK Mac came the reply.
I' t )II. lumber. 67 29 animated (..b.1 "Mine a tent. It's a little .!.i,
ilk IV one hundred' and DOWN SO lanutalum (om.\4) aid (loIeot.I I down below" windy Tight clothing does not W 'ititi STUA11
stop a
one 1 a run fabric It Gallium (iym> i'i not *s m*'h I
f. 14 c,MIIIIHM point woven frommetal \i belonging to it 57 a combining; form girl's circulation. The tigher tin _
'..., 21 Uratilian palm thread 3J km I of fish meaning the "r" "I guess! I've lost another clothing the more a girl circulates 1-
" 24 a fur mat 2 kind of metal J1 nickel (sym.) l GII Texas (ab.) .
15 lanthanum 3ayml Main (abl) 311 Tellirlum (sym) 6j Arsenic (.ymJ pupil. said the professor as his '
( ) 4 a worm 40 a conjunction 61: that thing glass eye rolled down the sink. .
27 nisi*, 6 charge 41 light brown 61 form of "to be" S2c: So ."
you taught your wife to
2t. painfully ( Lieutenant (abl ------ --- Barber ,
picking -- : "Was your tie red when play poker* .
14 bf 3 the direct Infiu Editor's Not: This w the laitolT came in *"
you I Sic; Yes it
15 ProlMCtiniurn I" was really a swell l.11
(rem.) = th.MP"0/ the series f crossword pussiesco.sMtoilin.t.on G.I.: "Of course not." Idea. Last Saturday I won back :
I' c.asuna / to appeal' in the JAX AIR XEW3 Barber: "Gosh." almost a third of '
IT In ....1toward of certain( pants( ,. >y Bob Cronk Bob was formerly my salary'SZc :

49 l9 any V 8 angrP Bromine (..m.) ttochtd! to Officers' Travel "Nice dog you have there What : 'That I (
41 .....".n U a locality Clauns at the Separation Center kind is it ?" strip tease artist
44 ....t4d4. vehemently II any of a genus of here and w no longer workmy on had a hot time last night"
I "
I 47 H,amium (sync.) carduaceoua herbs he Air StatioN' don't" know Just a dog. AMMlc. "Was she toasted by
IDi, 44 Indiann (ab.) having whit-r,. "Spitz* the customers" I

rF 4V eiatern cod flower heads (Solution on 1M>< four) "No just drools: a little"r S2<': "No.. pTillt hv the rv>Hf><' "
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J J1I t( f\WtIW-uf5[ IT'S A TOUGH LIFE: By Sleeves

Editorial Offices V TRAIN

South Wing:, Lower Deck, Bldf. 930
News f romStatm
Telephone Extension 8542 ,

Arthur M. Greene, Editor

The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the i'r
U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, at no
expense to the government and In compliance with
SecNav Circular Letter 45-526, 28 :May 1945. Copies A vacuum serves many useful purposes,

Station are distributed, the Naval free Air of Technical charge at Training the Naval Center Air, but in the area of human living it is a dan

the Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Train- gerous thing. Jesus called attention to this It

ing Command, Headquarters of the Seventh Naval in an interesting parable. lIe spoke of a man (
District, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, who chased an unclean spirit out of his N
the Naval Air Gunners' School and the U. S. Naval
Hospital. house, cleaned and swept the house thoroughly

Rear Admiral Ralph E. Dayton, ] and then did nothing. The unclean spirit
Commandant, Seventh Naval District returned after a while and, noting that the
Chief of Naval Air Advanced Training
house was still empty, brought back with
Captain Jackiomllle Anthony ft. Brady Naval Air USN Station, Commanding him seven other spirits more evil than him .

self. The last state of the man's house was, .o o
Ct'tain Howard V. Hopkins. USN. CommandingNaval
Air Technical 'Training Center consequently, worse than the former. Therewe
have an apt parable of our life. I
Captain Robert M. Glllett I (MC Commanding
U..S.: Naval JipRtN For example, a person who has no posi-
tive convictions will easily fall prey to false

F It. ('col.) Alexander A.Marine Vandegrlft Barracks, Jr., USHC. Commanding ideas. In the realm of politics, people who 4I

have no genuine faith in democratic idealsare
Captain Naval R. R.Air firlner Gunnery USN Bans, Commanding the ones who yield to some brand of fascism -

In the realm of religion, people with no
Commander Howard E. Born, USN, Commanding
Natal Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field positive religious beliefs are the ones who

CapU Albert Williams, USMCR take up current fads and nostrums. When a
Marine Aviation Detachment I Skeleton crew J!!
man puts God out of his life, he cannot
n. JAX AIR NEWS receives Ship', Editorial Association ma- maintain an empty state. As soon as God -

terial.permission Republication of SEA Washington of credited 25,matter D. C. Republication prohibited without of another leaves, the half-gods and false gods flock in. BOOK SHELFFor Inducement Act
matter, except by service publications Is prohibited I I
"without permission of Editor JAX AIR NEWS. We often hear someone boast about the Gives New
fact that he has no religion at all. That con- Pay

dition is impossible. Every person has a re- an excellent history of Chi- Formula Choice
More About The Atom ligion of some kind. One cannot live in a nese American relations from

vacuum. The person who says he has no re- 1784, when the first Yankee tra- IJy Ship's Editorial Ahboc'Ia.UCn
(SEA-The atom is still very much in ligion does have a religion, but the chancesare der entered the harbor at Canton, I The new 20-year Fleet Reserve

the news. From Washington, D. C., Vice Ad- that it is an inadequate one. to the end of World War II, read law (Inducement Act) establishesa

miral W. H. P. Blandy, USN, calls the atom The only sure way to overcome evil in any CHINA AND AMERICA by Fos- new formula for computing retainer -

bomb "the world's most insidious weapon"and realm of life is not so much to concentrateon ter Rhea Dulles. Mr. Dulles, at and retirement pay, and
wants to see it outlawed if "a practical is one time a foreign correspondentin also allows Fleet Reservists to
driving the evil out as it to concentrateon
plan, such as the U. S. is demanding:," can Peiping and currently a pro- choose whether they will rccche
filling one's life with positive goodness. fessor of their under the
history at Ohio State pay new or old
be effected. From Boston comes word that
Chaplain W. R. Stevenson. University, writes with the bene- formula.
atomic energy is being used by a specialistto fit of his knowledge as a scholar Under the provisions of the law,
save the life of a three-year-old girl. From and with his journalistic talent for enlisted men may transfer to the
New York comes information that nine VETS LEARN BEAUTY TRICKS telling a story. It is his conten- Fleet Reserve after 20 years' service .
tion that the key to our entire
and their retainer will be
Eastern universities are pooling their sci- (SEAy)-Returning servicemen are takingto Far Eastern policy is in our atti- computed at the rate pay of 2t% per
entific resources to conduct extensive atomic beauty in a big way. It may be they don't tude toward Chinese affairs. cent of base plus longevity pay,
research. And from Buffalo, N. Y., the Buf- like the way their girls look and want to Staying! the Far East, BLACK multiplied by the number of years

falo Machinery Company announces that it take a hand at beautifying them, or perhapsthe SHIPS. Walworth OFF ,JAPAN tells the, by story ArthurC. of of)'ean.service up to a' limit of 30

I has applied for a patent to produce atom gas men want to cash in on a lucrative busi- Commodore Perry's expedition. He A man in the highest grade

eventually expected to power locomotivesfrom ness, but anyway they're going into beauty treats it "primarily as the open- (CPO-PA) may elect to receive pay retainer .
one coast to the other at a cost of less I culture in increasing numbers. ing act in a continuing drama of pay of 182.50 a month for
than dollar. Japanese-American relations, a 10 years and J132
one a month thereafter -
The male enrollment at once school of drama in which the theme is the Or he
Nine target vessels were sent to the bot- beauty culture in Chicago has increased 200 clash of two national cultures, the $107.25 a month may the decide entire to time receive he

tom of Bikini lagoon in the shallow subsurface per cent since the end of the war. Men now impact economic of American evangelism- UI in the Fleet-Reserve or on the

test. Admiral Blandy noted in a recapitulation form 30 per cent of the student body. -upon the, political traditional, and conserva-religious retired list. An extra 10 per cent
'I' of the second test. Five were sunk tism of Japan." The author quotes Is allowed for personnel cited for
"extraordinary heroism"
directly bv the burst while the others were from contemporary Japanese reports Navy ,. by Sec-
() LUNG AIDS: RECUPERATIONA ; ; as well as those written b
badly crippled that they were sunk by
Fleet Reservists
Americans. This is a useful Volume called" to active
demolition and gunfire charges. Three" sub new kind of iron lung, which permits about Japan and it also portrays duty during World War II will receive .
marines sunk are not included in the total., patients to halt breathing for eight to 11 one of the more unusual : pay increases based on the
Atomic hours and remain comfortable, has restored chapters in the many-sided his- highest rating received prior to
Therapy health to six out of 12 patients with advanced tory of the United States Navy. discharge. The new law furthermore -
Three-year-old James Moschella was given Another trouble spot is coveredin authorizes appointments to
L tuberculosis of both lungs in a 10-
no hope of recovery by physicians from a PALESTINE: PROBLEM AND ensign of CPOs with three yearsof
t trial. of breathing while the service in
it their
tumorous infection of the liver year PROMISE. This is really a monu- rating and any
malignant iron lung is working permits the infected mental volume, the product of enlisted man under 33 years of
but Dr. Saul Hertz, a specialist, is attempting lungs to heal. long study by several of Ameri- age who has served continuously
a last-ditch experiment by injecting at ca's leading economists who spent for four years.
omic energy in the form of radio-active The new device was reported by Dr. Alvin several year of exhaustive research -
phosphorus into the abdomen of the child L. Barach of Columbia University College)] of in Palestine, Europe, and
the United States. Assisted by a Hester
; He hopes the phosphorous will give off radiation Physicians and Surgeons. special staff and advised by lead- Brannen NuptialsAre

r, and eliminate the tumor cells by inter ing experts here and abroad, the Slated For Saturday
fering with their electrolytic system. Dr. STILL ELIGIBLE author's also benefited consider-
ably by consultations with offi- Ens. Leo Hester and Christine )
Hertz warned that the treatment was (SEA)-If a veteran reenters active cials of the British and American Brannen will be married at All
i "highly experimental." military service, he is still eligible under government, and leaders of the Saints' Chapel at 1900 Saturday

j Universities of Columbia, Cornell, Harvard the GI Bill of Rights for education or train- Jewish and Arab communities In by Chaplain W. R. Stevenson. All
Pal stine. A scholarly book, it is of the couple's friends
with tuition fees and'supplies and many are
j Yale, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Pennsyl- ing a "the first truly definitive work on invited to attend.Philadelphia .
vania, Princeton and Rochester have formed guaranteed loan to buy a home and, in what is one of the most important -----Se ,___ g

the Associated Universities, Inc., and will some cases, a loan to buy a farm or business. issues in human and international -A huge rat, witha
devote their time and $5,000,000 to discov- Veterans who return to active duty relations in our time." mouse trap clinging to one leg,
ering peacetime uses of the new-found en- may not receive readjustment allowance for Harrison In RUSSIA ON TilE WAY, chased Louis Somershoe and his

ergy. The center will utilize a chain-reacting unemployment, allowance for subsistence I phase of Russian Salisbury life.covers,The differ-every family of to the comparative safety -

uranium pile, a cyclotron and a synchroton. while in education or training, disability ences which lie in the way of con- returned table-tops to their after home they from had a
Atomic LocomotiveVice pension, or VA hospitalization and medical tinued cooperation and collaboration trip. Obviously more than a little

President F. Alden Miller of the treatment. Medical provided by ed States between are Russia frankly and discussed.the Unit- annoyed at the trap, the rat finally -

Buffalo Machinery Company, said the firm the branch in which the veteran serves. Coming at a time when relations liceman was was dispatched summoned.when a po-

had developed a rectifier which produces a between the United States and
Russia are at an extremely criti-
combustible gas from a commercial type of ROOM SERVICE, PLEASE cal stage this book acquires a

atomic 'C' uranium. Harvard University went shopping and special importance. If you wishan 1 iu nrSrrpicrl
The "C" uranium ((1/640 of a grain) is wound up with a three-year lease for a Bos- explanation of Russia, Rus-
tans, and their ways here is a refreshing
dissipated into 6 ounces of an inert material ton hotel. The million-dollar Brunswick and vivid account, I At the Station Chapels Birmlnha
wood ash and the resultant gas-which has Road and Mafia Arena.
Hotel, used by the Coast Guard during the -4 SAnevver

no name as yet-burns like ordinary illumination war, was leased from the Ayer estate to help ( to Today's Puzzle) 07SO-Holy 'Communion Protestant Chaplain j
m.; gas as it dries. It would take about ease the student housing shortage.Two iLIME FL E. W. Andrews.
one pound of the uranium to operate a locomotive hundred single men or 100 married A R E S T ZIBL 0930-Andrews.NATTC rvlcC.Il\l/lalD E. W.
4! for four days, and a pound would veterans and their wives can be accommo- M 0 S E O 7045-Divln* Sirvices-Chaplain W.
j cost between 50 cents and one dollar, ac- dated. _ONENE Andrew.
":' cording to Miller. A AI RUG Oirin Services for Colored Personnel
LA AB 3 Billdlnf 804
"LOAFERS" LENGTHEN "DOGS"Young TIN GIN U30-.-Cbaplaln W, B. Stwnnon.
EAT BINGE WITH A BANG ladies of today have bigger feet EAT p 0 ". Cat Mile0700M.II.

r ", (SEA-Some people go on "food bend- -two to three sizes larger than their moth- A ? I x 0900-Ma.i.
T, ers" to seek relief from emotional frustra- ers-and the feet continue to grow even RANT A A 1100. -Mau.
'" tion, just as others indulge in alcoholic after maturity, members of the Chiropodist T NK Outdoor la maintained Nursery for between small J030 fMldrn -

bouts, says psychiatrist Louis II. Twyeffort. Society of New Jersey, Inc., were told at a 0 R C T OL and Week-day 1200.
", Example: A youth who weighs 412 pounds recent meeting in Atlantic City. LET ID R Jewish Religious Religious Hervlca Service and*

, went on I'a four-to-five hour eating spree 'The soft slipperlike shoes girls wear is 0 Fellowship Hoar
1IO -Friday .
( ",: after breaking up with his girl friend. I blamed for their foot inflation. Si the Small Cbnpel.r e

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12 September, 1946 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Five !


Y a PUBLIC WORKSBy a17.lL;;?7Trf'. '1

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t =- -=- AROUND- .

Thanks so much Olive, for help- Personnel and Administration ;

fit r rrr Ing out last week. You did such by Hattie IS. Wood Personnel II t

a swell job, we're tossing the ball welcomes two of their employeesback credit for handling a double job)
I- to you again next week while we after a vacation. Miss Bur- while "Buz" Sawyer is on vaca-
), q take a vacation.E. dick spent a week's leave with tion. You'll soon be ready for another

D. Gray, Inspection, resignedlast relatives, Miss Willingham returned vacation, eh, Earl? Maybe
I !!F week or rather retired to from an extended vacation at they'll take your CAR next time. ,
move up to Georgia and go fish- her home in Kentucky. Also, we have Don Regan back 1
ing every day. Sure sounds won- Among the other vacationersfrom from the Marines. This makes the

,f derful. Personnel Records we find drafting section full now and going
: Did anyone ever find out what Johnnie Williams returning to strong, except Lois Kirkland,
[ } r kind of chewing gum Evelyn work after a three-week vacation. who we hope will be back to work
Thomas was passing around in Yancy Stribbling enjoyed a soon
building 103 last week? short vacation with his family in ,

Hear those wedding bells are Ninety-Six, S. C. Strib Is an ex-
still pealing forth down in Main- sailor from NAS Jacksonville and More IVb Employees
tenance Geneva Byrd became resumed his duties in enlisted per-
Geneva Lloyd over the weekendand sonnel after becoming a civilian. Receive Within
Jennie Farford came to work :Mary Brown said good-bye to
the time section last week. Her
sporting a ring one
husband is returning from over- Grade PromotionsAnother
4) :, morning. Guess that about mar-
ries off the time section exceptfor seas, and Mary plans to becomea
Crevasse. housewife again.It group of IVb employees

,J And out in Building 451 we seems that Lorene Wood will received within-grade promo
5: z 1I' have two new fellowsAlec be the next one to leave the groupof tions this week. Of the 22 whose
) salaries were boosted 17 of them
Vaughan in Contract, and Vernon timekeepers. Hubby Wayne ,
Barefield in Design. Not so fast, came home last week-end and they were from the Supply Department -
girls, they're both married. will be busy planning for the fu- As explained before, tem
porary employees are not eligiblefor
Design Section gave Mary Young ture.Along with the sadness of los- this promotion, and it is givenin
.. and Gus Haefle a real send-off accordance with of
length ser-
ing so of our employeescomes
last Friday, with presents, speeches -
} the happiness of welcom- vice without promotion, satisfac-
and everything.Say ing new ones to the group. This tory efficiency ratings, and con-
'j'J'I L. C. WILSON of the-Southern Bell Telephone Company tests Olive, how about bringingus week we have four new employeeswho duct.
one of the circuits of the air station's telephone system on the special up to date next week on the< transferred from Personnel Receiving promotions were SueJ.
test board in the telephone terminal room located in the Admin- situation between "Stoney" and Separation Center: Arthur Pow- Battles, Martha :M. Beckham,
istration Building. In this same terminal room all the equipment for the girls in the File Roomhaven't ers, Henry Moody, Austin Drink- Julius C. Blount, :Mildred J. Cobb,
handling incoming and local dial lines is maintained. The terminal been around there in about a water, and Wynona Spurlock. Lexie M. Courson, Andrew J. Cow-
room has its own auxiliary power unit in the event of a total electric month and can't help wonderingif Engineering Division-by Fred art, Rachel B. Geiger, Marie R.
power failure on the station. the hall is still worn between E Cljne-Again we want to men- Huff, Mary L. Knight, Ira F.
the; Captain's ante-room and the tion the fact that tomorrow night, Lindsey, Irene S. Llsha sky, Ber-

file room. 13 September, is the night for nice D. Miller, Otis L. Owens,
Inspecting that grand array of talent and Gladys A. Rhodaback, Rhoderick
SUPPLY liquid consumption. All of Engi- Sangster, Marguerite Shaver and
TheInspectors Group III Employees neering and friends are to be William J. Stuart, Supply Depart-
there. Tommy and I want to thankall ment; Bird M. Graves and EvelynF.
I Receive Automatic
sAi s who are connected with the Winney, Accounting Depart- .
Pay IncreasesThree floor show and its developmentfor ment; Louis J Brown, Inspection

BY BURNETTE their cooperation.The department; Theodore Fritch, Jr.,
HELEN Group III employeesof Engineering Division is gladto Executive Department; and Catherine -

W, H. Lipps, S2c, one of the Assembly and Repair De- welcome Comdr. Fischer back B. McKay, Disbursing De

By Clara E. Speer new personnel in our department, partment received automatic from his former position as pro- I partment. .
administrate Increase) duction superintendent to the en- .
The Supply Department joins relates a very happy reunion pay
in this week. To be eligible for gineering office. We also wantto
with Personnel Section regretsat
I shortly after coming aboard this AMPHIBIOUS CRAFT IS .
the Increase, employeesmust mention the fact that he has a
the resignation of Edith Reedyon pay
station. He was in the chow hall
new assistant, Ensign Welch.
6 September. She feels that her and his be serving In an appoint- CONVERTED TO FERRY
accidentally ran across
These with
people along Wayne
r need her at home and is ment other than temporaryand
children ,
:. twin brother. whom he did not
Morvia of
the Drafting section
must also meet certain (SEA)-The question of possible
?J joining the ranks of the house- know aboard this station.
",,.. wives. She has endeared herself from Vir- requirements. To receive the bring the Navy personnel total peacetime uses for a Navy LSD
Lipps comes Covington, to five.
J..j) to all who have come in contact ginia. increase, they must not have up We also have in the (landing ship, dock) has receivedone
a new man
and she will be missed had disciplinary action result- answer in the announcementthat
:1 with her
E. O. Carter has returned to Ing In actual suspension dur- stenographic end of the division. one of the surplus 458-foot:
very much. work after week's leave His name is J. Q. Rumph. He has
a spentin I
vessels has been
LABOR-DAY DOINGS: Georgia ing the last six months, must converted into a
been in the States since 6 June.
Barthelmess (Issue) motored tot Georgia. have had at least a "good" "super ferry" to operate between
Since his release from the
Sarasota where she indulged in R. G. Coombs, clerk-typist in efficiency rating on their last Navy, Key West and Havana.
he really enjoys this civilian life.
'' Engine Overhaul, has tendered his two and Increase
ratings no Besides
f swimming and horseback riding. pay His home is in Lake City. Wel- routine accommodation
Polly Freund visited her Nebraska resignation, effective 13 September. within a >'ear. This applies for 900 passengers and 230 automobiles
Coombs is leaving for Wash- come to our s'tion, Quenton.We
Marine, before shipping over- to employees In Groups the vessel will have
don't want to leave out the a recreation -
in Portsmouth, Virginia. They ington, D. C and we wish him the II, III and IVa positions only. salon three
seas, best of luck in his new venture. fact that Doris White, who left cocktail
rode ferries, toured Portsmouth Those receiving the pay Increases us for a short time to visit her lounges, a soda bar, two observa-
and Norfolk, and then rode more Bernice Boyle, inspector in were Adams D. Deas, mother in North Carolina, got tion lounges, and promenade and
ferries in their sightseeing pro- Metals-Accessories Group, is still Jr., Aircraft Mechanic Motor; stranded in Brunswick, Ga. Car sun decks.
gram. As to what else happened of sweating out that leave which she George II. Palmer, Aircraft trouble, she says. What has Geor- ,
interest, well, she says that would had to cancel several weeks ago. Mechanic Motor; and Harold gia got that Florida wouldn't like "Daddy, what is a bachelor"
require too many pages to explain. Keep persevering Bobby, and be- Baxley, Upholsterer. to have? (Boy, will these Geor- "A bachelor, my boy, is a man
Ola Mae Bryant (Issue) droveto fore long you should be able to gians like that!) who didn't have a car when fee
Tampa with her family to see take that long-looked-for vaca- dan is happy for another reason, We want to give Earl Pardue was young."
her mother and many old friends tion.L.. also, as he is "licking his chops"in
Nancy Knight (Issue) visited E. Jordan is a very pleased anticipation of the deer hunting Miss 4.0 By Stanwood!
DeLand, her home town. Vel- inspector these days. It seems season. Deer, not dear, mind
ma Kirk (Issue) enjoyed a visit that his very best buddy and hunt- rou.
to Savannah, Georgia Bettye ing pal has bought the lot next to If you have a moment to spare !3)e
Lotz (Issue) had a good time at his house and plans to build in the during your lunch time, drop in .
Mt Dora Rebecca Pearlstein very near future. In order to show on the group in the Landing Gear
Jordan celebrated where it seems, F. V. Mori-
(Issue) felt very much invigorated his appreciation, Shop, ,
from the salt air at Daytona Joe Phillips' birthday (incidentally arty holds them all spellboundwith

Beach Virgie Cottington (Issue I he's the pal) at lunch the his tall tales.E. .
her holiday at KingsAi other day. He brought one old, H. Butts has added not one,
) spent worn-out birthday candle and was but two, SNJ airplanes to his col-

/,ey Made Lake. Allen (Stock Control) looking high and low for an old ,, lection. Could it be he is interested
(Person- biscuit on which to place the in an air-line (private) or does he
and Bertha Kicklighter Vis- candle. What a celebration! Jor- just collect such things?
nel) spent Labor Day holidays
It appears that the inspector
iting Macle's parents at Quincy, at Brevard, N. C. He reports that Generator Shop 712 has been inspecting -
Florida. The trip was most enjoy- the water was cold, but the pres- the personnel in additionto

able Among other things, ence of may female aquatic en- his regular duties, for he re-
:Marvin Highsmith (Award) repaired thusiasts more than offset the ports the following as a BelieveIt
the roof of his home in temperature of the water. Or Not item. There are 12

Tampa. Lola Lyons (Inspec- VACATION TRIPS: Flora Fun- nationalities represented in the
tion Report) visited Daytona kenstein (Sales) is taking a vaca- shop, and it is with their approval 2'M.
Beach Ruth Sparkman (Fol- tion trip to Augusta, Georgia, and that this is printed. There are
.. low-up) spent Labor Day fishing. Anderson, S. C. She is going as two Georgia Crackers, two Florida
I I .' Edna Brunson (Follow-up) far as Augusta by plane, her first Crackers, one Italian, one Spaniard -
$ attended a barbecue at Palm Valley flight, and is she thrilled! J. one Hungarian, one French-
t and we hear she feasted on M. Sapp (Accounting) is enjoyinghis man, one Yankee. one Jewish
barbecued steaks as big as a meat vacation in the Smoky Moun- man, one Yankee, one Jewish .
'!. platter Zola Epting (Followup tains Rosie Helow (Account- supervisor, and ono Arab inspec-
) took her "Five Little Peppers"to has accompanied her motherto
ing tor.The
Fernandina Beach for a final Hot Springs, Arkansas We following new personnel are 0 0G
splash before school opening. hope her mother benefits from the extended a welcome to the department -
baths Margaret
Margaret McDonald, her vacation at Jack Tucker, S2c; R. J. Dauphin-
Georgia, (Shipping) spent S2c D. W Howard, 82c K.
(Contract) from Albany, and have it that she ais, ; ;
home reports
she feasted on fried chick- L. Kimbrell, S2c; W. H. Kirk,
SWhere all sorts of good Georgia is becoming quite the station a golfer. :Maybe could S2c; R. G. Kolesar, S2c; StewartH. QA tOLr
Jack ,
Harvey, pro
Sheffield from ACMMAC (PA) C. N.
Sadie facts! Klassy, ;
Folkston) ,Georgia, where she interspersed give us some more liglis, Sic; W. J. Nash, S2c; Donald -
fishing and crabbing Louise Johnson (Requisition and F. Schoen, ACMM (AC) (A);
with canning and preserving pears. Order) is spending two weeks at J II. Smith, S2c; W. R. Stanko, )\
Her aquatic sport was not very home enjoying doing nothing in S2c; D. II. Talbot, S2c; R. B.

exerting, as she could drop her particular. Joyce, ACMM; R. E. Jenkins, S2c; r...
line or net right off the porch of FLASH! FLASH!! It's a boy in D. D. Henshaw, S2c; and E. Hag- .. .. -
the home she was visiting. We call the Harold Collins (Accounting) erty, S2c.Maybe. .. .. .. -
that the life of Riley! Oarie home. It arrived 3 September and .. .
Gill (Requisition and Order) from weighed 8>,j pounds. Standing Room Only
Jasper, Florida, where she spent Florence Smith (Accounting) (SEA)-Believe it or not, there'so
her vacation visiting her family. had the thrill of entering her son, room shortage in hotels in a

i Mary KnIght (Issue) from Wayne, in school for the first time. number of large cities, especiallyon STAAWOOu
Buffalo, New York. She reports a They both got a "kick" out of it. week-ends, say Chicago and : USAA xa
good time, but could hardly wait Accounting regrets that Grace Boston hotel officials.
to get back SQuth for her favorite Greene, wife of the editor' of the Decrease in military populationand

dish of grits Marion Fulcher Jax Air News, is on the sick list. I resumption of sleeper service .
(Inventory) from the Red Cross We hope that Grace,will goon be on night trains seem to have eased ," I
: \t-:: I I \ Aquatic School in the mountains well and 'back with us. the room situation. I "Yealr, 1 know fthe's a WAVE, but 'i

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Intra Murals Lt. Cmdr. p. Ravey JAX AIIl NEWS


I Will Begin Once Again Serves TRAINING CENTER

CaPtain Howard V. Hopkins, .
October FirstA Under Cmdr. Beebe m.n.line
j} Commnn Robert P. B t.'i new process has been inaugurated Eucutln '
I r Editorial Offices for NATT
\ / this year to determine the '
Section Rooms 137
and 138,
NATTCenter sports for e
WHAT TO 'DO! WHERE TO CO .? the ensuing year. program Administration Tel. Ext.Building 208 500-A.

I Enlisted personnel have been AdvinurB.
requested to fill a questionnaireform W. Andrew.. It Conulr. ChC.
MOVIE SCHEDULE distributed to them by the Editor
Arthur KoulA nikoll., 31Ph
\ Physical Training Department via toifrphM .
NATTC their Division Officers or Depart. .J. by JUS Photo Ub>> A A". Fund
ment Heads. School! Photo
l THURSDAY-DEAD OF NIGHT, with Roland Carver and Mer- Ii.b._
r lyn Johns, (An English Production. Shows at 1100, 1730, and 2000. After a close survey of the recent
return of a few of these
i l< RIDA NOTORIOUS, starring Cary Grant and Ingrid Berg- forms the favorite sport of foot.
: man.. Show at 1400 only At 2000-2400, Dean Hudson and His Orchestra ball
been found to be the most
: featuring Francis Colwell.
predominant. Other sports men-
SATURDAYNOTORIOUS, starring Oary Grant and Ingrid tioned as first second or even
Bergman. Shows at 1400, 1730 and 2000. third choice, are baseball, basketball -
SUNDAY THRILL OF BRAZIL with Evelyn Keyes and Keenan tennis, volleyball and soft-

.j j Wynn. Shows at 1400, 1730 and 2000 ball.The v
MONDAY AND TUESDAY--MR. ACE starring George Raft returns from these questionnaires :
L and Sylvia Sidney. Shows at 1400, 1730 and 2000. will aid the Physical
; WEDNESDAY-.SLIGHTLY SCANDALOUS, with ShieU Ryan Training Department. yf NATT It is really too bad when a man
tad Fred Brady. Shows at 1400. 1730 and 2000. Center in determining and organ Is brought up to :Mast for some

I. THURSDAY--IT'S GREAT TO BE YOUNG, Jimmy Lloyd, Leslie izing the for the command's sports pro- thing that he could have avoid"
Brook and Jeff Donnell. Shows at 1100, 1730 and 2000. grant coming year. !
Plans for the Intramural com- by the use of a little tore lgll"J

petitive games are already under not to speak a bit of carrying out
Yellow Water way and with the consultation of I When Lt, Comdr. Paul S. Ra the: regulations A good example

f 7 THURSDAY-NO SHOW. the questionnaire forms definite vey, USN, present Assistant to is the men brought up for having
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY-TIME OF THEIR LIV (S, with Abbott schedules and games will be readyto the Executive Officer Comdr R
and Costello put into effect by the first of P. Beebe, reported to NATTCenterfrom possession of another man's cloth

SUNDAYDEAD OF NIGHT, with Roland Carver and Merlyn October a VSB Dive-Bombing Squad. Ing.It
Johns, (An English Production), Enlisted personnel, both ship's ron, malnside, little did he realize is interesting to note that
MONDAY AND TUESDAY-NOTORIOUS, starring Cary Grant company and student, are askedto that once again he would be serving the Articles for the Government of
;; and Ingrid BergmanWEDNESDAY cooperate with the PT Depart directly under an officer with the Navy specifically prohibit possession \
THRILL OF BRAZBIL, with Evelyn Keyes and ment and fill out these forms whom he previously had military of another man's clothingand
contacts both while in
Keenan Wynn. trainingand bedding. Other articles are
t, THURSDAY-NO SHOW.THINGS LAST OF RESERVES during his tour of duty on covered by regulation. This prob-/
the USS Saratoga.Lt. ably stems from the days when
TO DO-ABOARD Comdr. Ravey served under that was about all anyone had

Commander Beebe while in train- There is only one way to l legally
LOBBY SHOP Monday through Friday, 1700- ing and when Commander Beebe acquire the clothing of another
2130, Saturday, 1300-2130. New location in Bldg. 414, I was transferred to the Saratoga, and that is to have the sale approved
Wing No. 1. Instructors on duty for leather craft, I he later Joined him there. by the Executive officer
model airplanes, and plexiglass Mr. Ravey, claiming Burlington This duty is delegated by him to
S BEER: 1HLL --Open nightly 1730-2130. Outdoorand Vermont as his home town the Chief Master at Arms. The
inside I has been in the service ever since stamping of the clothes is popu-
areas. Sandwiches and snacks available.
a his graduation from Holy Cross larly known as DC'ing" and I
OIFICKKS RECREATION ROOM In auditorium College Worcester, Massachusetts find it difficult to believe, and in
\ open daily, ping pong and pool and lounge avail- five years ago. He took his fact will not believe, that any
able flight training in Pensacola, Fla. Navy personnel do not know
BOWLING-Six alleys behind Ship's Service available in 19.... about this detail of service life.

to all personnel l Monday through Saturday, After 15 months of active over- Whenever anyone is caught up
r 1700-2130 Free bowing; if you set your own pins. seas duty, during which he served, for the offense of Unauthorized
lOc a line for pin boys. r on the USS Massachusetts and on'' Possession there is immediately
t the USS Saratoga, which was at-I raised a suspicion of theft. The
MODKL .\mpL.\ "; CLUBNATTC( Airdales)
tached to the British Eastern investigation to
required straighten
1 Meets Saturday at 1030 in Auditorium Bldg
morning in India at the time Mr Ravey this out and establish that the
BALLROOM 1)\NCK: Cf\SS-Every Monday and I received for this participation in goods were actually bought froma
Wednesday at the Hostess House. Beginners class the war. the conventional theater shipmate will take some time
1900 to :2000 Advanced class, 2000 to 2100.\ Ribbons plus a pending Air Medal and l keen the offender on the hook
for action over Rabaoul.. long enough to realize that being
SWIMMING-Pool: 1-Recreation for WAVES lazy and letting the proper pro
j WAVE Officers, Couples, Family Groups Children Evanston Ill. (SEA) Women's1Christian cedure slide. is not so smart after
; must be accompanied by parents. Monday through Temperance Union President .all. .
Saturday 0(>00 to 2100. Sunday 1230 to 2100 -S SC
Mrs D. Leigh Colvin today
I Old Maid: I can't decide between

TOOL :No. 2-For Male Personnel onlyEnlistedand Lt I > Charles Wilson charged Life magazine had pro-
ijg Raymond I moted millions of barroom drinks the armchair or the divan.
Officers. Monday through Friday, 0900 to 1100, of the NATTC Disbursing
in the American home by publishing Clerk: You can't make a slip on
1200 to 1400, 1500 to 1600 and 1700 to 2100 Saturday Dept seems to have been forgot- I its recipes for 31 mixed drinks, I the arm chair.
0900 to 2100 Sunday 1230 to 2100. ten when the other reserve officers "
were discharged Lt. Wilson including the "Zombie, in a re- Old Maid: OK I'll take the di-
GOLF-Station Course, daily from 1000 to sunset. t has finally received his final cent Issue. I van.DANCE".

f t Saturday and Sunday from 0900-1700 Open to all papers too. --- a, the NATTCenter

personnel. Clubs available at Gear Locker in South- A graduate of Albion University BEWARE! Auditorium tomorrow
.. Auditorium. Saturday Albion, Mich, and a nativeof night at
aide of NATTC Monday through
1000-1700, Sunday 1030-1700. Chicago, Illinois, Lt (jg) or I BEWARE! 2000 befall: or else, trouble will
rather MR. Wilson entered the you.
\. MUSIC -Anyone interested in joining the NATT service in July of '43. After fin The dance features the
I Cats Orchestra, contact T. F. Raye at Barracks 463. Beware! TOMORROW IS FRI popular
the DEAN
ishing Navy Supply Corp I DAY THE 13th'! Bad Luck will HUDSON and his Orchestra -
TI'SSISRacquets and balls available at Physical School at Boston he was trans prevail So all i which has entertained thou
Jt Training Bldg :513. ferred to Great Lakes, III where you 'superstitious i iI sands: on his "Coast to Coast"

I HOSTESS: IIOUs K-Open daily 1500 to 2100, Sat- he stayed for two months.Mr. I 1 1I broadcasts and tours. This popular
urday and Sunday 1100 to( 2100. For NATTC enlisted: Wilson\ was not confined 1I I musical aggregation has performed -
personnel, relatives and guests. entirely to shore duty. From I recently at the Cavalier
Great Lakes he was transferredto Beach Club in Virginia, Steel Pier
NATO J \KY-Located in Auditorium. Open DE 303 and with that ship saw I' of Atlantic City, and the Roosevelt
Monday through lo'riday-0930 to 2100; Saturday and plenty of action during his 18 I Hotel in New Orleans .-
Sunday-1230 to 2100. months aboard. He holds the The band features its lovely #,

ATHLETIC GEAR Available at Gear Locker, t Phillippines Liberation Ribbon, as cahst, pretty Francis Colwell. Th
Physical Training Department, Bldg. :513. well as the Asiatic, Pacific and I "Dean" himself is a former Captain
SOFTBXLL Games in the Intramural Softball American Theatre Ribbons plus -of the Paratroopers and considers
League are played every week-day night beginning five battle stars. i I himself very fortunate to
at 1700 Upon his release from the U. S. find his band intact upon his return .
L Navy Mr. Wilson [Intends to con : 1s from the wars

r WHERE TO GO-ASHORE tinue his college career!. at the The dance will be an "All Sta- ,

1' University of Illinois.. tion" dance and will be held at .
:. ,JACKSONVILLE BE.\CIIES-Bus leave at frequent Intervals I the, NATTCenter Auditorium At
from new bus station at Clay and Adams (sam e as Navy). Surf bath- NIGHT OWES PLENTIFUL !2000 Friday the 13th. Refreshments -
Ing and other recreation at one of worlds finest ocean beaches. Bus (SEA) When Spud Chandler : will be furnished, gratis as
fare 25c. of the Yankees hurled his recent I usual '.
CANOEING riSIHNG. AN I) BOATING Cedar River San twohit'win Red I
: on over the leading [ This dance is sponsored by the
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks from last stop on Sox, he did it before the largest NATTCenter Recreation and Wel., !
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 50c; canoes-11.00 per hour; motor crowd ever to witness a night fare Department with organised
boats-$2.00 per hour, five to eight people per boat. game in the majors'-68,617 paying I salts" heed this warning Come :efforts of the AEM Dance Com
fans. to the big "SUPERSTITION | nlttee.Page .
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Very lacking for the pure un-
garbled these days. Let's get hot
and send a little dope to us. We
can't write It If we don't hear of
it; no get hot. It's a little tiresome -
to hack out nothing but
what goes on In the Barber Shop

and the Bowling Alley; so get me
.Iiotl!! ,
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.Romance iDept: } 'a e

''Hav'S'ou); noticed the rapture InYolved -

when' Chief Miller looks at
;Dottiai glee "'ere' Oftentimes
this lead$! tp true love, n'est pas'
CosK/Ity.; grand! u _

Mftlhews&: shows up the day _
'after'Tay Day that's always a
bad day) with a very, very blue
rye. He's usually just powder.e1rne -
; but this time, instead of nn.n.-' .U
ss drawing of guns, his bud-
die's fist drew back and smote
him a nasty blow on the port run-
ning light. Woe Is me! That high-
priced whiskey is just too rich fora
man's blood. Stick to Carbideor .
a cheap grade of Kerosene, and
you'll stay on your feet and get a rKZ.
draw. Drink that good booze, and
you take the count!! It would
have been a different story I if -

Matty's bullet proof vest had covered School l
the face, but even J. Edgar
Hoover's men don't have them .
like that r

The Bowling League is going
great guns these days. Seems that
the Brew Locker being so close
has led quite a few of our budding "
pin-men to roll a line or two.
Good supervision in both spots d
guarantees the absence of rowdy
ism, and leads to a good time by % Ri
all hands. -t

Bruck Is starting a pawn shop II
and used car lot just as soon ash I '
can get a good car at a stealing

price\ to carry home the three Pictures in the above layout depict some of the instructional phases of the SKV School of NATTC Jax. In the upper right hand picture -
gold: balls. With that same car he are some of the students in the phases where they learn the process of drawing, receiving and issuing material, both aviation and
intends to make a million. All you general stores. In the upper left hand picture is another of the instructional: courses taught at the school. In this, the electronic phase, I
have to do is make a profit on students learn to identify radar equipment and also obtain some theoretical knowledge of radar Below, the instrument phase, the ttu-
every deal and make an awful lot I dents, go through the process of tearing down different types of aircraft instruments, learn their purpose and their location on the aircraft -
of deals. Catch on?
Everyone is happy about the
--- --- --- -- -- -
terminal leave deal but nobody AVIATION STOREKEEPERS 'cations that SKVs work with. large. Students are received: from

know just how much money or fly J. A. LELAND, :SKVlr.+ {T. S. X. : In the third and fourth week the Great Lakes Class "A" Storekeeper ,. -
no happy about. Does anyone INSTRUCTOR, !SKV SCHOOL I student becomes familiar with the School, Aviation Funda-
know just how much money or Battle action for Aviation Storekeepers means standing major and minor aircraft struc- mental School and from the Fleet
how many days leave he has com tors, i.e., landing gear: wing as- and shore stations, Chief fay
ing Seems the base is decidely I watches and manning battle stations. In between raids, they sembly, tail assembly fuselage, Clerk Fields is on the go most
lacking In the Philadelphia Law- perform the important job of storing, issuing, and repairing etc., in this he learns the workings all of the time. Mr. Fields is well
yers it takes to figure out the I supplies. It is their responsibility to supply things that are '! and the locations of all struc qualified for his position as Assistant

straight dope. I needed in battle and if they do not have the needed parts I tures. I to the Officer-m-Chargc
The families Miltonberger and In the fifth and sixth weeks, he as he has some eleven years naval '
Whitaker both welcomed a new or accessories, they pitch in, ge'some help, and make them. takes up hydraulics, their work service behind him.
baby boy into the fold Saturday The problems! of supplying air --- ----- ings: and parts identification and I The advantages of graduatingfrom
morning. Ten minute: apart. Now I accessories is a Aviation Storekeepers (SI--I location, aircraft ordnance hand : the Aviation StorekeepersSchool
and '
who's proud? Congrats and all parts with many months and power tools and a special are not confined solely 'lo
that stuff to all hands involved. I highly complex function because combat areas. Students learn how phase on the identification of Aircraft service in the Navy as many op-
Milt, will you nickname the boy of the ever-changing needs and Radio and Radar parts, assembly i portunities in aviation life are
"Chalky" ? I of Naval Aviation. At the to clean, preserve, wrap, mark and units. open to men with training in avi-
Nitah has recently taken to theSplU"lish I and pack supplies for shipmentto The seventh and eighth weeks ation supply and materials. Aircraft -
lingo. Pretty good at it Naval Air Technical Training overseas base or carrier. Aviation cover fuel and oil systems, carburetors '|I factories and parts distributors -
Command, Class "C" School at precision parts must arriveat starters, auxiliary power 1 not to mention air lines are
too. Maybe think that fche
can't rattle off you a lot of ,prattle, Jacksonville, Florida, Storekeepers fighting fronts in factory condition units, ignition systems, propellers 'i constantly on the look-out for men
that means a few thing Alwaysglad are trained *o cope with everytype and SKV are taught to paints and fabrics, various ,II who know how to procure, handle,
Trainingis prepare supplies so they will withstand metals, and their AC, AN and rare for and maintain the multitude -
of problem.
to improve their supply
see anyone arctic cold, jungle humidity, NAF numbers. Combined with all of complex and precision
mind, but -\itah1!!!! practical and instructors are I
---- ---- desert dryness, or salt water. of this, several days are spent on I'items necessary to build, operateand
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--- Bob Black I Special papers are used for wrap the duties of an emergency plane maintain aircraft in flying
I Brotherly Love By ping to protect sensitive parts. Inside captain, blueprint reading and conditions.
I and outside markings are storeroom inventory. Many train I ,
, I carefully applied so that Aviation ing aids are used in teaching the
Storekeepers at delivery pointscan course some of which ale movies, ..J4;
open packages quickly and diagrams, mock ups, cut away
II efficiently. On a beachhead or models and case problems.The .
carrier there must be no guesswork ninth week of the course JOKE!

in opening supplies. is spent in practical application of
n Aviation Storekeepers on the all that has previously been
receiving end must know supply taught. The students work in a
procedures for receipt, storage, model storeroom, drawing:: Issuing MaleIlE1'OND
: salvage and issuing. They are and receiving material..A model -
I trained to know every part of a packing and preservation unitis AID
i/ j plane so that maintenance technicians in use where students learn "Ah, well," moralized the moralIzer -
:...- i'. may draw parts in a hur- by doing all the necessary detailsof "somewhere behind the clouds
ry to make repairs Recognitionand cleaning, preserving, packingand the sun is shining."
J, identification of airplane preparing material for ship' "Maybe," demoralized the demoralizer -

/. f parts accessories, and mainte- ment. "And under the sea island
i ', nance materials is stressed in the Qualifications for entering the but that doesn't help a guy
school. Students also master the SKV School are as follows: 'when he falls overboard."

"1. ''t paper work procedure that accompanies (a) Storekeepers, any class,
: supply and become ('Ol.UWF BKKAD"
I serving in aviation activities in
lrw thoroughly familiar with the all- duties other than disbursing. "What is College Bred Pop?"
important catalogues furnished by
1 the Aviation Supply Office and
loaf made from the flavor of
signifying graduation froma
aviation manufacturers. Class "A" storekeepers school. y''ith, and the old man's dough"
I' The SKV School was moved to
(c) Seamen who have served six
Jacksonville from NAS Alameda, (6) months as storekeeper strikers First CO"Where: are all the
Calif., in Ocotber, HH3, and at in aviation supply and who other girls?"
1 that time was a six weeks course, have successfully completed the Second cow: "They're over In
1Sv'IfL.. i but due to the fact that the Naval ..
cpt Navy Training Course (Edition the other field having a bull ses .
I Aviation .:,
Program expanded sit>n.
1940)) for the rating of SK3. .
41rt { so fast, and in order to cope with
Id) Rated SKVs are not eli
this, the course was lengthened to gible lot transfer within assigned Sergeant: "Look at that girl,
| nine weeks, and at present plans quotas. pretty as a picture!"

ate under way to prolong the Lieut. S. C. Allison (SC) USNis Corporal: "Veah, nice frame,
course by several more weeks. too."
the very capable Officer-in-
I I The first week at the school is Charge of the SKV School, under
I spent learning all about the supp- the Advanced Aviation Training Chief Wagner (to garbage collecting -
ply setup, both general and aviation Command. Lieut. Allison has some mess cook) : "Am I too
1 plane designation and recognition 18, years naval experience and is late for the garbage?"
I how to handle certain a popular and well liked officer. Mess cook: "No, chief, jump
equipment and Aviation Supply Chief Pay Clerk] Fields, is Assistant light in."
I Ashore to the OfficerinChargeand
The second week's work includes Ship's Company and student He kissed herein the gardenIt
Aviation Supply Afloat, Aircraft division officer and a very busy was a moonlit night
1 Service Units, and learning and man, as the input of students in She was a marble statue "
And I brought something back for your kid brother. I interpreting the numerous public the last, few months have been lIe was a little tight.


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.1 'w Lt: KnickelbineJoins Jax

Football NuvyiBegins Squad

Coaching StaffAnother To Take Fora

member has been add- '
Y \ ed to the Jax football coaching
staff, but he is not exactly a new
face around Mason Field. The Only 16 Days To Opening Came

new addition is guard Harry With Annapolis Junior VarsityBy
Knickelbine, former lineman of
Wisconsin University. Lt. Knickel- By "SLIM"
$ bine has been given charge of the a mere 16 days to go before the opening game of
job of tutoring the men trying its schedule the Jax
for the guard slots. Knickelbine Navy football team is beginning to
himself is playing one of the tighten itself into the necessary formation required of an

guard positions, but he will coach able gridiron squad. The men themselves are straining now:
I and instruct the men out for that to place the team and from
position. He has to produce another on a spectator's point of .view, it

g guard and guard replacements, appears that even if the team isn't as powerful as some.a'ej. .... : '
S S' both vital to a winning combination the spirit will Keep them going / "
Mi YS' Since "Knick" had three I through the season, and every I will be rough for -the,Annapolis
S years of varsity line play at Wis- game played, regardless of the boys too. j : J* +
consin, Coach Kovalcheck feels I final score, will be played with Head Coach Kass, K 'alpheckhas
that the experienced lineman is the best that every one of them released some names' .in:'ten.
the likely one to pass along some has. They have a' mighty big pairof tative positions, and it' bight: be
worth-while advice to his under- shoes to fill, taking over right well to pass them along; Them 'f
studies. after Jim Tatum's bunch, but men are the men who.will'be'on '
With his addition as a memberof what they do will surprise most of the field at one time or another

----..____. __,__.,_ w........_.._->_"" ,. """" .w".O'<..K,.,. the coaching staff, the list now the hard-bitten skeptics. The 1916 during the approaching season
Jax Navy gridders will bear so keep them in mind.
to four-Coach Kovalcheck,
grows posit
Navy Gridmcn At the quarterback
who is in charge of the team, Lt. watching.
SPOUTING THE BLUE AND King, line coach, and Lt. Comdr. The first game on the scheduleIs by will the be a name 160-pound of "Wahoo"blocking Man-back
Thompspon, backfield mentor. with the Junior Varsity of the
GOLD for the Jax Navy foot- Under their guidance, the Jax Naval Academy at Annapolis. cos. Backing him up is Dave Ban-

!Iii; ball team this year, will be the Navy football squad of '46 is ex- This, along with about every other see nerman a lot, a 185-pound of the boy who will
ihl two aspiring guards pictured pected to evolve into a formidable game they play this year, will be there Wendell gridiron.Weller Also,
I 180
outfit for the but it
a rough one boys;
above, J. B. Jasmin, S2c, (left) _-I II ponds, and utility man Robert

anud Dave Culp, Sic, are caughtby Coil Champs Hall, 150-pound skatback, who
can tackle like a 200-pounder.
zAy the cameraman as they prac- A battle is being waged for the
tice their linework in prepara- left halfback position between
tion for the opening game with Hammersmith Cravens Paul Lahullier and Glenn McConnel -
an Iowa boy. Lahullier, 170
o >af the plebes from Annapolis on 27
pounds, is a good and has
September. Both boys are right Witzel Tie In Medal PlayPlaying the edge in experience while Mc-
up in the fight for the guard Connel is probably the best brok-
posts during the coming season. under ideal golf weather, Lt. Comdr. Hammer- en-fielder out for the team. Like

Curt Dunham, S2c, at left, has a smith, Chief Radioman Cravens, and Chief Yeoman Witzel Glenn Davis, the Army star, when
McConnel loose there is
e real grip on the fullback 'po'st jointly copped the 9-hole golf medal play handicap held telling where gets he will stop, shortof no

and it will take quite a foot- !Wednesday' 4 September, at the station golf course. the goal line.

baller sition. to Dunham oust him tops from the this scale po-at Hammersmith and Witzel each carded a 36 while Cravens The right halfback post will be

185 pounds and might play a turned in a 35, but the three gross scores, less their handicap filled by Al Rounds, a 190-pound
speedster, and Ernie Sanlin, who
full 60 minutes. them their winning 36.
gave weighs a mere 160 pounds and is
II ano----- .___ demon. _
;Some:: of the naval personneI .
I took part in the tourney and card ARCHERY CLUB the 100-yard dash in 10 seconds
ed low scores were Lt. Bordelon, hard driver but a little slow; Curt
and S2c Callahan, each carding FOR ALL HANDS Dunham, and Bob Thomson will

7-6 WIN OVER BARBEE MOTORSThe I a 38; Lt. St. Martin, Lt. Connors1st Something new has been added They take care of all the fullback position.
are and
Sgt. Minor, and Honston, who to the sports program of NAS heavy convincingly
powerful. Thomson
NAS WAVES Softball Team eked out a narrow 7-6 turned in 39's. Casino, SK3c, wa Jax-archery. A club is being or- 190, and Dunham tips the weighs scalesat

win over the Jacksonville city champions, Uarbee Motors, next in line with a 40, but was ganized there for will all be naval no membershipfee. personneland 180.

in a thrill-packed seven-inning encounter at the Jax softball closely trailed by Master Sgt. Aliffi The club will have its own The tackle position will be well

stadium Monday. After having been rained out the last with a 42. clubhouse and will probably be taken care of. Norris Thomas and
Week-end links highlights active within the next two weeks. 210-pound Gene Hinton will be
three outings, the Waves, by winning Monday, are now in The clubhouse and range will be first string, and Ed Selva, Red
the league's second half play-offs. If they can master the Two southpaws, Capt. Rhodes and located close to the center of the Cohen and, Jack Blom will back

Barbee girls twice more, they Lt. Wood, were out Sunday for base so that it will be convenientfor up.The
will be able to enter the city some practice A new chief all hands. guards for the 1946 Jax
championship play-offs. Just up from Panama, Chief Mac- This is a chance for all blue- Navy squad are Dave Culp, 190
With the score tied six all and Players Sought For Donnell, shot a 36 for the course jackets to learn to make and shoot pounds, and J. B. Jasmin, who

the WAVES batting in their last Negro Football TeamAll and will prove to be a real con- one of the world's oldest weapons. weighs 175. Though very light,
half of the seventh, Eloise Petty All new equipment will be avail- Jasmin has the fighting spirit to
tender in
singled and then came up with a colored naval personnelof future station matches able for the bow and arrow club, pull down the heavy backs which
double steal, settling herself on NAS Jax, who are interested Comdr. Howard Born has and the Welfare Department ex- will be plunging through the line
third base. Laddie Vladeff, next in football are asked to be moved over from Cecil Field witha pects the cost to run around $300. against him. Little Wally Henderson -
batter for the NAS women, calm at building 726 tomorrow at contingent of versatile golfers Matches with other archery will back these men up, as
ly belted out single to score 1600. Plans will be made for the Chief Fetta carded his lowest clubs and a Florida deer hunt are will Jim Herrige and Don Dun-
Petty with the winning run. Bar- Negro football squad to be game on the links thus far by also included in the plans. The can, two 175pounders.
bee scored a run in the first and started next week which will be shooting a 79 for 18 holes state has a special season for arch- Center position will be taken
second frames and four in the known as the NAS Tigers. Led by Lt. Comdr. D. A Liane, ers.Now 'care of by Rollie Rodgers, 163
fifth to tally their six. The Already, nine games have an outfit of VO-VCs squadron is the time to get in on pounds, and he will be backed up
WAVES, playing under some tension been scheduled with some of fliers have invaded the station's the ground floor, if you like this by Al Benson, 180 pounds.
-their first game in three the leading Negro colleges and golf shack Seems like the majority sport. Phone 593:) or 512 and tell Ends are about the smallest
weeks-were held scoreless till universities of Florida and of the Supply Dept. has taken them you want to be put on the worry Kovalcheck has. There are
the fourth when they ran across nearby states. Included are Ed- up golf, too. Most of them archery club list. Although the close to 20 men out for this position -
three markers. They did likewisein ward Waters College, Florida can be found at the golf shack club is only in its formative stage, but the leading contendersare
the fifth for three more, and Normal, and Bethune-Cookman over the week-end Comdr. D. already many names have been Ary, Davenport, Pulanshy, and
garnered their winning seventhrun College. As yet the coach has F. Smith can usually be found placed on the roster.EASYGOING. Hardin.
in the final frame. not been named, but announce- practicing his golf daily, and he t The backfield shifts
Big guns for the WAVES were ment will be made later this works hard at it, too Jack JOE "T" formation to a from
Hermania Rump with two doubles week Harvey, station golf pro, showed (SEA) Fast traveling fistic behind a balanced line, sImilarto
and a single for four trips to the This is a fine chance for the his mastery of golf last Sunday champ Joe Louis says he's in no the system used by Jock Suth-
plate, and Laddie Vladeff with a colored personnel of NAS Jax when he carded a 72 at the Hyde hurry to sign papers for the pro erland. This is a hard one to master -
double and two singles for three to represent themselves on the Park golf course in a challenged posed Tami Mauriello bout. "I've ; but the boys may show that
out of four trys. Teddy Jackson gridiron against many fine colored match. His partner in conquestwas waited five years to sign with Bil- they have done it when the first
connected for a round-tripper, and football elevens of the Chief MacDonnell, and they ly Conn" he said. "I don't see why games rolls around on 27 September. -
Nell Lagow clipped a triple for South. eked out a narrow win over station Mauriello can't wait a few days." t. ';"81
. her bit of the hitfest. golf champ C. R. Smith and

i l_ Nell Lagow had good control TRAINING the Hyde Park pro, Henry Johnson NAS Softball ( .
and pitched a nice game for the AIIl-GUII This goes to show that the Nine Meets ::4; ;
station is willing and able to
SEA) Navy gridmen will pro
WAVES, but Ida Free, short- ( .
fielder must also co..le in for some combine early fall practice with take on all comers. St. Simons ,, >::1
of the spotlight. Although she was aviation indoctrination in August Don't forget the mixed foursome Here TonighF/
not mighty at the plate, she played The Annapolis football team is golf tourney that will be ;
errorless ball and showed some scheduled to go to NAAS, Mar- held next Wednesday So, with A powerful St. Simons softball ;( -, .fIt
neat fielding. tha's Vineyard, Mass, for two your bag and clubs over your nine will meet the NAS softball the Jaxmen, Crews will needl.-' :
t > weeks of work-outs and air train shoulder, and with ideal golf team under the lights this eve- good outfit to hold up the record
ing. Navy Coach Capt. Tom Hamilton weather lurking overhead, the ning at the power plant diamond. which former NAS softball teams
4 NEW SPEED USN, announced the trip, best place to head for is the golf The locals won a forfeit from the have established, ,
e (SEA)-Tommy Hill of Ala- which was hailed as probably the shack, a place where you can reapin Banana River team Sunday and The power house diamond is in
meda, Calif., established a new first time in history a grid club the Florida sunshine and enjoy they still have ten games on the good condition after having been
world speed boat record of 65.5: has combined football and flight a good game of golfDOUBLEBAIRELED. schedule Some of the best service reworked, and expert installationof
.I miles an hour in the 135-cubic-inch school. Navy's first game of the e and independent teams in this locality the lighting system is expected -
class, the California Speedboat association season is against Villanova at An- : TROUBLE are on tab to meet the local to provide better illumlnatlr

Y ,. reported. Hill broke the napolis on 28 September. (SEA)-As if life isn't tough nine. If the games are rained than in the past. The field is .
record of 64.01 miles per hour for the baseball out, they will be played at a later little over 15 months old, and last
1. which had just been set in the first enough umpire. year the NAS team was setting
", heat of the race by Tommy Cald- OWEN'S SUSPENSION STANDS Donald and Ronald Connelly are date.Under the direction of Chief the pace in the NAOTC Softball
,, well of San Mateo, Calif, (SEA-Baseball CommissionerA. outfielders on the Fort Riley, Kan., Henry C. Crews the NAS softball loop. This year, Chief Crews hopesto
B. (Happy) Chandler has turn- baseball team. They are identical outfit has been working out field a team which will be a
: r}; TWO FOR ONE ed down former Brooklyn catcher twins. Ronald disputed one of theumpire's daily at 1630 at the power plant strong contender in the loop once
Mickey Owen's request that his decisions a bit too much diamond. Practice has been held again.
I j (SEA-Two) races for the price from and was ejected from the contest.He the week because Members of
five-year suspension organized up past of the the team who have
I''%"'I I of one was the theme at PooLstock baseball be modified. Owen came to bat a few minutes rain, and two games were rained been Issued suits thus far are R.
greyhound race track in England was suspended when he hopped to later and the ump got riled. "That out over the week-end because of E. Dieudonne, M, J Miguez, O. L.
c recently. The device that stops the Mexican league instead of re- was my brother you put out," ex- the adverse weather conditions. Goble, C. E. Bonnett, J M. Black-
t' the mechanical decoy failed to turning to the Dodgers when he plained Ronald, and he pointed to Chief Crews has about 15 men weller, E. F. Wagner, J. M. Rich-
.rS work and the hare raced on after was released from the Navy. his identical twin sitting on the so far, and has asked that persons ardson, R. E. Witzel, C. p, O'Don-
",' the finish line had been crossed. . bench (who was out because of an with experience in organized nel, F. J. Cariseo, J, H. Kaylor, V
So did the dogs, until they had injury). "Well, you could have ball who think they can qual- L. Giles, K. J. Warner, and T. S.
run two races. "Wild Mint," the There are three classes of wom- fooled me," said the arbiter, look- ify for the team to report any eve- Shaw These, plus at least five
. ; favorite, won both times. The en. The intellectual, the beautiful ing at the bench. lie didn't hear ning at 1630 at the power plant more, will make up this year's
A' bookmakers paid off only once. and the majority, Ronald's "We did." diamond. With ten games facing softball team.


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