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Plan Orientation Meritorious Mast I/onors VTB-OTU No.. 2 IcnEY
,, : Ten Enlisted Men Chosen

Program For New 9I

WAVE OfficersSpecial From Station To AttendNavy's

Lectures And V-12 Course

Tours To Be ConductedFrom

June 4 to June 18 Crawford, Sea2c, Leads Entire Station With Top \-

Special tours and lectures have Mark In Examinations; Scored Average of 94.5.
been announced for the orientation
program for the twenty new By Bob Meyers, Y2c
WAVE officers who will arrive at The names of ten "Mustangs-to-be", men alated to rise from the i
the Naval Air Base for study during enlisted rates to commissioned! rank in the U. S. Navy by virtue of
the period of June 4 to June future graduation in the Navy's V-12 College Training Program were
18. These officers are being sent announced bv the" Educational Office of the Station today.
here from NTS at Northampton, :. \ rk The ten men were selected from
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Mass.: for further indoctrination. I .MO'" 1-seventy-three eligible candidates
All lectures will be held in the I .. '1i \ Admr. Cook Reveals to attend college courses which
conference room of building 720 :i : : will fit them for Navy commis-
and all tours will begin from i })..- | stone because they attained the
building 723. I m,. -, New Strategy Used 'I'ten highest average marks in the
Lt. (jg) Stallings of the Naval Walter Allen Koutheau AOMlc, (left) and Charles Medlock Horton, station examinations. They now
Air Operational Training, will begin AOM2o: are shown here as they were commended at a meritorious await further transfer that will
the lectures Monday June 7, with mast Monday by Captain Stanley Michael Commandant, for '"your Against Axis SubsIt's take them to one of several col-
Lt. Home officer in charge of the Initiative and work In Increasing the operating efficiency of Squadron lege campuses .throughout the na
WAVES at NAS, speaking secondon VTB-OTU No. 2." In reading hU commendation to the two men the tion. First classes in this programwill
the program on Administrationand Captain said: "The steel block which you have designed and Installed Land-Based Multi-i convene July 1, 1943.
Organization. to fit the fears of the turret of TBP planes!, holds the turret In a Leading the entire station with
Captain Shruni to SpeakLt. I fixed position when the gear box has!' been removed for overhaul and Engined Bombers; Lieut. the highest marks is J, W. Craw
Grant permanent O. O. D., repair. This makes It possible for the plane to remain in service! for ford, Sea2c, attached to'I Z
will speak Tuesday, June 8 on the all purposes except those involving use of the turret" Also named in Mason (Sighted Sub Sank who made an average of 91.5 in
survey of the station activities. the commendation to share honors for the Invention was John Andrew all examinations. Crawford is
Captain Shrum, chaplain, will ex- Yankovitch, AOM2c: who has been transferred elsewhere and could Same) Is On StationThe 19 years old bringing him well
plain Navy welfare, relief and recreation not appear at the meritorious mast. A native of Oconto, WK, within the 17-23 age limit set by
to the WAVE officerson is the son of Mr. and l\ln. Q. F. Routheau. norton Is a problem of coping with the Bureau. Ills ocr mark was
Wednesday. June 9. Followingthe son of Mrs Mary M. norton of Alexandria, La. lie was born at St. Axis submarines operating off 99 -close to a perfect score.
chaplain's lecture. Captain Panl, Minn. Both men reported to this Station last January. shore is being solved by use of Following him in succession according
Smith of the dispensary, speakson 1---- land-based; multi-engined bombers, to average marks were:
the medical supervision of according to Rear Admiral A. B W. C. Gibson AM2c, 22 markof
WAVES. Lieut. Comdr. Thach Wade Into Cook, chief of NAOT, who main- 91.5, A & R; J. R. O'Connor
WAVES personnel records will Says tains headquarters on this Station. AS, 20. grade 915. Cecil Field;
be explained by Ensign Taylor of The Navy's newest strategy in W. L. Durden Y3c, 21, grade 88.5,
the student officers headquarters, The And Hit 'Em Point-Blank! combatting the sub menace is to Personnel Dept.; R. L. Kadingo
Thursday, June 10 Enemy supplement its carrier-based and AMM3c, 22, grade of 88, A & R; J.
Commander Robert R. Johnsonof flying boats program to include M. Lane AMMSc 20, grade 88., A

the Aviation Training Department Strong, short jabs, whether it be the clip on the button in the prize big, land-based bombers &; R; E M. Hoist. AMMSc 22,
will address the officers on ring or the deadly accurate close-up blows of a bomber, are not as spec- "Flying boats have inherent disadvantages grade 88. Lee Field; P. W. De-
Saturday June 12, using as his tacular as long range roundhouse punches but Lieut. Comdr. John in speed, Admiral Cook Milly, SK3c 20. grade 8625, Dispersing -
subject "The Aviators Viewpoint". I Smith Thach is willing to forego ostentation in aerial warfare for said. Office; P. R. Gilmer,
WAVES in Assembly and Re- I effective results. "By their very structural nature, OAM3c, 22, grade of 85.75 VTB
pair will be included in the lecture -Lieut.. Jomar.. 'mach one or tne it is difficult to obtain high-speed Squadron; and B. H. Sparks HA2c,
to be given by Lt. Mohle, Navy's Pacific air heroes who is Radio performance for heavy-hulled flying 17 grade 85.25, Main Dispensary.
Tuesday June 15. currently gunnery officer on the Navy ProgramsThe boats. Speed is an essential in The successful applicants are
Commander C E. Chllhngworth staff of Rear Admiral A. B. Cook, following radio programswill combating the submarine. It's now waiting further assignment by
of NAOTC will address the groupon chief of NAOT, believes the best be broadcast by Jacksonville necessary to drop depth charges the Bureau to colleges and courses
Public Relations as the first way to lick the enemy Is to wadein stations from the Naval Air before the U-boat can crash dive of instruction. Their assignments
lecturer Thursday, June 17. and hit him at point blank Station: out of effective range, and the mul- will depend largely upon previous
Other speakers on the program range. Friday WJAX ((5100-2130)) ti-enginod bomber, with a speedof experience and education. In so
will be Lt. Comdr. McDowell, on The rangy Arkansas: hero arriv- Naval Air Technical Training 300 miles per hour is a most far as is possible men will be allowed -
Education-Advancement In rates; ed at these conclusions when he Center auditorium, "N a v y effective weapon. Flying boats to select their college and
Lt. (Jg) Eppert the division offi- returned from the Pacific battle- Wings." have a very definite place in anti- course.
cer; Lt. Hall on WAVES in Syn- front nearly a year ago. The vet- Saturday WMBR (%000- sub warfare, however and must Elimination of the hundreds of
thetic Devices; Lt. (jg) Golem- eran of the Coral Sea and Midway 2030) Main Station auditorium, not be discounted." men who applied here for this
beske, WAVES in Tower opera- engagements declared then that "Swing With the Navy." It also was revealed that Lieut program was conducted between
tions and Lt. Casey WAVES in high level horizontal bombing Sunday WPDQ (l930- OOO) Donald Mason, whose expressive March 1 and April 12 when the
Communication; Ens. Remmington, didn't compare in effectivenesswith All Saints Chapel, "Navy Vespers. message, "sighted sub. sank same," final examination was given to
Procurement Needs, and Lt. (jg) dive and torpedo bombing ." is one of the classic phrases of the those qualifing with passing gradesin
Ballantine, presenting enliated per- against a moving target. Tuesday UJHP ((2100-2130)) war to date is in charge of Navy the General Classification Test.
sonnel. And Lieut. Comdr. Thach hasn't Naval Air Technical Training aerial anti-sub training here. Lieu- Current events and general information
Theodore Fritch will also address changed his mind. At a press con- Center auditorium, Naval Air tenant Mason was flying one of examinations were then
the officers during their training ference on this Station last week Technical Training Center audi the Navy's earliest land-based given these 83 men who thus qualified
here on Navy Procedures and Correspondence the officer told a group of na- torium "Naval Air Station Concert bombers when he sank the sub- though 12 were eliminatedfor
tionally known reporters that the Band." C.nllnie The schedule of tours for the
was sent to the Bureau.
since he
air-sea battles fought returned -
officers begins Monday afternoon, I The winning ten men will forma
June 7, with Lt. (jg) to this country have provenhis and' Hi f/of!
Littlejohn I point pretty well Hop, Hep part of the first group to enter
and Ens. Allan conducting the officers I the recently created V-12 program.
through the WAVE area Lieut. Comdr. Thach likens They will commence training on or
Continued .n page right I aerial bombardment to prizefighting Counting Cadence Is Blend Of Hog about July 1. A second group
Get In close and ram to be selected from the remaining
home short powerful blows, instead 63 candidates who qualified may
Ceratto To Serve of long range roundhouseshots i Calling And Tobacco Auctioning be sent November 1 when the
that might miss the mark second group convenes.

As M. C. At Smoker he"Hit advocates.'em around the mast- I'' By Bernard Kahn, Sea3c instance, take the Bluejackets of Upon, or their at such entrance time before into college as

head," Thach said. For many a year now movie Assembly and Repair on this Sta- the Bureau directs, these men will
,The Victory Smoker tonight at Queried about skip bombing, the I scenarists, humorists fiction writers tion. The A & R men drill daily be reduced to the rank of Apprentice
Field will I and soldiers have been mak and if you happen to be around Seaman which
ason bring somethingnew oft-decorated flying officer said rating they
to the Station for entertain- "Same thing." "The Army, you, : ing quite an elaborate point of that neck of the woods you'll heara who will hold throughout the course of
ment along with the usual stage know, calls it minimum altitude telling the public that a first ser couple cadence counters instruction. .'
performance of talented station bombing" I geant-top kick, to the boys in sound like a mixture of hog calling, TTj _. .
I khaki-is rasping. vaudeville and tobacco auctioneering. i
an ornery
personnel. Lieut. Comdr. Thach speaks witha
St Augustine Coast Guard will voice of experience. Ills recordis voiced cuss who sounds like an Seven Couples MarriedAt
send its boxing team to meet the enviable seven Jap planes anvil chorus every time he opens Walter C. Blount, AM3c, spiels
the count for the first section NAS Last WeekendSeven
Jacksonville Naval Air Station his mouth.
painted on the fuselage of his Gru-
boxers. Well. Mac, for something more platoon of Metal and Machine division
A of the
man fighter. graduate "
to hear "Hep, hop hep hop he
a held
Another bound-to-be-good Com- interesting they ought marriages were at
per- Naval Academy in 1929 the "
barker count cadence for a rants. "Ill ho ho de hi! the Naval Air Station Friday and
formance will be the Master of mander is the winner of the Navy salty II
Wilbur C. Cook
Ceremonies for the evening. C. F. Cross and he was also commendedeven platoon of marching Bluejackets. Then there's Saturday.
Ceratto, SC3c at the Main Station before the war began-for Of course, counting cadence AM3c: a sawed-off li'l Bluejacketwho On Friday weddings were con-
Galley who entertained the station exceptional skill and technique in for a platoon of symmetrically calls 'em for the fourth sec- ducted for Leon S, Conner and
several weeks ago will be back, aerial gunnery and bombing; efficient stepping sailors is more than tion of Metal and Machine. He Mary F Wideberg, and James 0.
of lather starts off with "Hup, tu, tree-or!
having a pair
both as! entertainer and director of just
and meticulous operation of Manning Jr., and Willie Mae
words he
and then as
'em improvises
lungs and using promiscuously
the evening's stage business.
squardon gunnery department;
to yell "Left, right" or goes along. You may not under- Edwards.The .
Bert Betz, from the Marine Bar marked ability to train other
racks, and Prudence Sallas from pilots in fighting plane tactics and "One-two-three-four." It require'' stand Cook's jargon (and you cer- marriages Saturday were
Jacksonville will lend their excel the rhythm and oomph to keep the tainly can't spell it), but it gets in Howard G Wood to Mabel L.
lent voices to tonight's entertainment gunnery. Ills squadron men swinging in step. It's as your blood when you're marchingand Frost; Robert Clark to MarjorieJean
Marine Bob Evans will battle of the Coral Sea and Mid- awkward to march to the 'beat" you find yourself stepping
bring his accordian. way, was officially credited witha of a poor cadence counter as It snappily before you even realize it. Buswell; Lieut. (jg) Vincent I
to the tune of : Cook sounds so salty his shipmatescall FitzPatrick to Patricia Collins;
Balbo and his Bluejackets total of 54 Jap planes and prob- would be to jive 1
.UddY the music. "Old Black Joe." him "Epsom" on the drill field. Bartholmew Majorie and Anna
'i meeting at the Sta- ably an additional 18 destroyedwith And there are more ways of In fact, A A R officers believe Benzie Ensign Gerard Holland to I
the loss of four of his Blount and Cook are the ;
tion ballpark will start at the only counting cadence than there are
usual time, 1930, tonight. ,own fighter planes. of clipping a French poodle. For I Continued es pare eight Mary Johnson.




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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS June 3, 1943 t

Lee Field News -I Adding The Finishing Touches
: WAVES' Class V-10

I Photo Lab Cooks Up Another Shindig; Personnel

IL i 0 '::4 "' Rating

Wriaht Scores Hiah On Monthly Exams 'I Z D esignateHousekeeping dAs "U" .


By O. S. WUke, Ylo 4.0s in Anatomy and Physiology, And General

The photo lab has scheduled an- minor surgery and first aid mate- ,

other party-this time at the ria medica and therapeutics, hy- Stewardess Duties Are

Beach. They must figure that this geine and sanitation. A real pro-
one won't have to be as "restrain fessional job. Included In New GroupThe

ed" as the last one In town. In- Lieut. Jaccard maitre d' hotelof

cidentally, Jobe, Lee Field photographer the senior BOQ, has forgotten .. rating of specialist with the

has quite a system forgetting rationing worries. The simple solution rP classification "U" (for utility) has
attractive girls to pose for to his problem was a rod and i 41 been designated for class V-10 per-

pictures. But, we think that the reel plus the St. John's River. If sonnel assigned supervisory dutiesin

Jax Air News should get to use BOQ officers find alligator stew connection with housekeeping

some of the pictures Jobe "is tak- on the menu one of these days, functions and the serving of food

ing for them". they can blame or thank Lieut In WAVES' living quarters and

Congressman Maas was grounded (jg) Matthews, another fisherman. messes and where practicable In

last week on his visit to Lee However, the first one got away.A general messes staffed by enlisted

Field. Sixty-five hits out of BOO> I further saurian note is the ,.: WAVES. This Information has
is not a satisfactory grade on the I one of the O. O. D. being startled been released by L. E. Denfeld, the

synthetic gunnery training device. late the other night upon receiv- Assistant Chief of Naval Person

Nevertheless, the Congressmanwas ing a phone call from the Marine ,
enthusiastic about the train- guard. The guard wanted to knowIf nel.Selection of strikers for the specialist I I
ing it was all right to shoot alligators (U) rating will be made at

The program.Gunnery-Personnel Softball that are trying to take off the recruit training school from

outfit dropped a close decision to from the runways. Between horses, candidates who desire and have i

a Green Cove Springs team last cows, pigs and alligators, pilots aptitude for housekeeping and gen-
week on the town team's field. should look on makeshift run- eral stewardess duties. Those sea-

Starring at bat and afield in Gun ways on Pacific islands as minor men, V-10, USNR, who are so selected -

nery-Personnel's 8-6 loss was cen- hazards. The training departmentdoesn't Allied or Axis?-The model planes built by SeaZc Sam Gibson for plane will be identified by the

terfielder Roy Davis. Davis clout- overlook a thing. recognition booths and as Illustrations at lectures are accurate In every designation (U) affixed to their
Lee Field is sche-
ed out 2 for 4 and drove in half Incidentally, seaman ratings. Seamen will be
detaiL He Is shown here putting the finishing touches on a SUC-lm.
duled to hit the national airwavesvia
of his teams runs. Close-up catcher the Blue Network in the near I Significantly a modeled Corsair T4U-1 (right center) chases "Claud", a transferred on completion of Indoctrination -
Bill Hannon reversed the nor- future, providing that present Jap NakljIma-96 (renter) across his desk top. Actually these modelsare Bureau. as, by the
mal way of things by catching a drying after a last coat of dope and paint.
plans work out. Blue Network expert I The designation (U will
bat on his head. but shook it off ) iden-
and continued his excellent play. Gerald Holland is now aboard tify those WAVE seamen who

Joe Pope lashed out a four-sacker preparing the script for the popu- Seaman Gibson Builds Model show a preference and aptitudefor
for the Green Cove team. lar weekly show. It will probablybe the specialty indicated and

Mystery of the week: The nmwav. aired on the 15th or 22nd of that seamen without the designation -

had been cleared orenara- June.NagsComplimenfed. as well as petty officers, may
to--Congressman Maas' ar- be assigned to similar duties. Duty
tory Planes So Well Look RealModel
rUaL Th congressman's plane They assignment of personnel of all rat-

arrived all right but from where Ings is necessarily dictated by the

did that Piper cub comeT It needs of the service.
happens practically never. planes In "recogntttonbooths" structed for the Pathe Motion Picture Seamen included in this (U)
at lectures, and on lan- which group will be eligible to strike for
Add appropriate names: Parson company photographedthe
By AdmiralCook tern slides are teaching future gun- movie-short this ship's cook and baker well
works for the chaplain. on station en- as as
Star of the month In the exam- ners and Navy pilots how to iden- titled "Air Crews". for specialist (U). Seamen without

inations for rating was Henry W. tify friendly and enemy planes This model, built to scale, was the (U) designation may also
Letter Commends EffortsIn with a split-second glimpse. Parti-
HAlc. He scored perfect strike for ship's cook and baker
Wright used to assimilate dive and spin
cularly helpful are the illuminated but not for specialist (U). Com-
_ flights of the SNJ It
War Bond plane. was
CampaignAt booths distributed about the sta- manding officers have been auth-
Material Commendations tion In which hang facsimile constructed so that its landing
Yellow Water models. plane gear, tail and wing assembly orized to assign the (U) designation -
Commendation Material to any WAVE seaman with
during moved freely although the model
Doing a good job at this work is the
Inspection held Friday, May 28, Citing the "unequalled accom- Seaman 2nd Samuel C. Gibson, of was only eight inches over-all. requests.required qualifications who so

1943, was awarded to the follow- plishment of which your station Greensboro, N. C. He has been The photography of this model -

ing: Barracks F, 0, L, K, J, H; Ma- may be proud" a letter from Ad- building those model planes for in the moving Illcturl"'a' so cialists General(lU qualifications) have been for spe-

chine Gun Range; Skeet Range; miral Cook, Chief of Naval Air the Navy for six months, and for life-like to those who witnessedIt outlinedas
Buildings 720, 721 722, 726, 703, a guide in the selection of
read to
Operational Training, was 13 or 14 years before that when that the eight Inch plane was for this
713 900, 912, 911, 955; ParachuteLoft the officers, ships company and he was just a school kid in Greensboro thought to be an actual full sized advancement.women specialty and for
; Boat House; Dock and students at the Naval Air Gunners SNJ.

Ferries; Recreation Building num- School graduation exercises Satur- Now, scattered throughout the Gibson -- --- --
was assigned to Jackson-
ber three; Dispensary; Gas Station -
base, in the Administration Build- ville from
day."The Norfolk Va., where he
Pools in EnlistedMen's Chaplain
; Swimming provisions of the War Bond ing, and Annex, Ship's Service at completed Boot training. After
Area "B". The commendation
Allotment competition were not NATTC, and, in fact, wherevermen some months on duty in Squadron

excellence awards in were given for general easy," the Admiral's letter stated. congregate you will see GIbson's VN-15 he was assigned to his pres- Has New Duties

appearance. "To have enrolled within two planes In eight-by-four foot ent Job at the Student Officer's
'=- weeks 100 of all naval personnel booths. Their purpose is to fam- Headquarters.

aboard for regular investment in iliarize Station personnel with Al-
No Pay For Athletes During the past six months he
Chaplain Awaits
War Bonds by subscription to the lied and Axis plane silhouettes and has constructed more than 75

Station teams or individuals will allotment plan is an unequalled ac- distinguishing characteristics. model planes for exhibition. Orders Relieved Of
not be allowed to participate in complishment of which your station Models Built To Scale -" ; i

professional boxing or other similar may well be proud. Gibson's models are built to : Hospital DutiesA

contests over which the Com "Such a record is possible only scale, from one-fourth to onehalfan

mandant has no jurisdiction, ac- with the whole-hearted supportand inch per foot. Wing flaps, OrrAndlgnasiakAre new .
champion for the ill and
cording to Article 443 of Station cooperation of all hands, and landing gear, bomb-bay, tall as- ailing at the Naval
Hospital, Chap
Regulations No compensationmay It is requested that you extendto sembly, fuselage and wings are lain Robert Rasche
be accepted for services as each of your officers and men correct to the nth degree. Viewed Honor Grads USNR ,
relieved Lieut. (jg) Mark
members of the station athletic who contributed to this splendid from any angle they resemble the H. Frantz of his duties at the J
showing congratulations for a
teams. my full sized plane from which his
Job well done." Hospital. when the latter was detached -
models are taken.FolkeWulfs Comdr. Dolecek Commends for
further orders last
Copies of the Admiral's letter
Messerschmitts Zeros )
Big Swimming Bole will be attached to the fitness Spitfires TBFs, SNJa, PI3Ya Leading Gunnery StudentsAt week. 1
Chaplain Frantz has been attach-
NAS Construction
Minneapolis Minn. reports and entered in service Martin Bombers, etc., have left his I
is under way on a $220- records of the officers and enlisted desk in Building 600 for exhibit on Graduation Exercises'Boresighted" ed as chaplain of the Naval Hos-

000 indoor Station swimming pool men who made up the drive committee the station and in downtown store pital for more than eight months. I
identical in size to the pool at Comdr. E. E. Dolecek com- windows. for victory He enlisted and received his com-

Great Lakes which la the largestin manding officer of the school ah- It's all very simple", he says against our enemies In sky combat, mission and in the Navy over a year
ago, after Naval indoctrinationand
the country now. nounced. two
(which we Question "I Just take more companies of aerial gun
Chaplain School he
& piece of sugar-pine or balsa ners were graduated Saturday at training

Know Your Planes Gunners! my wood plans.and"carve It according to Yellow the Naval Water.Experts Air. Gunners School at was station.Immediately attached to this

Chaplain Franz is now orderedto
That is much easier said than now at airplane Identi
r done. Sam starts with a scaled fication, speed and range estimation the report to the Commandant of

rrc: qct !1 1fl plan week takes of to the"whip"from aircraft three the to model days be copied.It to into a. targets rythmic and and from measured at moving shredding bursts turrets moving from in home Thursday 12th orders is in, Naval for Pennsylvania.Succeeding and that District left destination.this. for station further His- i

shape. Painted with dope, the their ,30 and .50 caliber machine
him in his at
1 model is sanded again and againto guns, after a few weeks of air Hospital Is Lieut. Robert post .
crew training these
attain a gloss finish. A final flying marks of Northfield, Minn. The
men will be
application of dope and the planeis engaging our axis
completed-looking so life-like foes on many fronts. chaplain is on a military leave of
from his parish in North-
that one expects it to takeoff from The ten honor students in each field, the Congregational-Baptist
his desk-top. company were personally com-
I Church, where he as
Recently Gibson built six PBY mended by Comdr. E. E. Dolecek, minister for performed
models for Commander B. E. commanding officer of the school, seven years.
Moore. Painted in camouflage, and received their diplomas from cember enlisted 1942. in After the Indoctrinationhe Navy In De
his hands.
these models are used to assimu-
Names of the honor attended the Naval Chaplain'sSchools
late submarine attacks by plane men, their
at Norfolk
and Williams-
rates and final
flights to "brief-up" pilots upon grades follow:
burg, Va. Mr. Rasche Is a grad-
attack methods. Class 31-43-Orr, W. C., ARM3c,
uate of the
of WisconsIn
Another model, an SNJ, was con- 3.48; Compston, L J., ARM3C, 3.38; University
where he his BA
Ab Sweger, R. V., Corp., 3.37; Hennes- won degree,
and of the
E Chicago Theological
Engineering Assignments sy PFC 3.36; Ackerman, T.
School and the Illff School of
NS A., PFC, 3.35; Morris, R. R.,
Theology where he the de-
ARM3c, 3.35 Neuhaus gained
Applications have been invited ; J. T., Corp., of Bachelor of in
from officers holding 3.35; Easterling, J. D. ARM3c Divinity
----- permanent
1931, and Doctor of In
Not commissions in Regular for 3.34; Croyle, E. W., PFC 3.33 Theology
at No. 11 I J Fire at No. 21! Navy ; 1937,
It.a the Vt s It.8 the German Slusarz respectively.
assignment to engineering duty G. A., Corp., 3.33. _.
t Douglas C-54, a low-wing, four- Dornler Do 17, a high-wing me- only. Class 32-43 Ignasiak, E. J., -- -- R --- --?
must hold
engine transport plane. The nose dium bomber powered by twin Applicants per- ARM3c, 3.50; Marshall, T E., Notice To Officers ""

of the large, oval fuselage projects engines. It is called the "Flying manent commissions as Lieutenantjg ARM3c, 3.49; Hayes, J. C., ARM3c, Officers should themselves

F far ahead of the engines. Both Pencil" because of Its extremely ( ) or above. Requests should 3.46; Duffln J. J., ARM3c, 3.43; with the information acquaint contained -

edges of the wings taper equally narrow fuselage. The thick wings reach BuPers not later than July Bennett, E. C., ARM3c, 3.38; Bren- the
recent interviews
to rounded tips. The edges of the taper to rounded tips. Both edges nan J.
1 3.37 Mueller
15, 1943. Submission by dispatchIs : ; L. action reports which are availn .
tallplane are also equally taperedand of the tailplane taper to square tips A., S2c: 3.34; Jensen, P. J., AMM3c : the
it has a single fin and rudder. and it has twin fins and rudders. acceptable if mall will not meet 3.32; Noll, J. A., AOM3c Officers' Reading Room,
3.30 ministration 188 1 ft
Courtesy Harcourt Brace Co., publ then Aircraft Spotters by Lester Ott. this date. Stepanek, G. F., ARM3c, 3.30. ; has been announced.Building, Room


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Fighting Frenchman Has

Had Hair-Curling Experi

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oj t'u' < ,.".,,,.}.. "{ \, Of WarBy
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\ IiIY. ,, Steve Kalagian, Y2c vr
; : Next time you see a Fighting
/ /
I ; ; French Lieutenant, take a good
"j look at him. He might be the one<

1 who has made three parachute !
'j landings in Nazi-occupied France

Lieut. LaVelto M. Bigelow of auxiliary Cecil Field Monday was Now in training here this French
awarded a Gold Star In lieu of a second Navy Cross for his exhibition officer, who we must call X. X In
of heroism during the action at Salamua, Lae and New Guinea on order to protect his family from Here is evidence of the ,way the Navy awards civilian employes for
March 10, 1042. The presentation wan made by Commander Thomas the Nazi Gestapo, and two French Inventions valuable suggestions to Improve efficiency in all lines of
"} D. Southworth of Cecil Field The citation for which Lieut. Bigelow sailors were the last to leave Le war work. Talking It over with Lieut. Comdr. Frank L. St. .John
received the Gold Star read In part as follows: "In the face of heavy Havre before its occupation by the< (seated), chairman of this Station's "Committee On Awards for Ben-
anti-aircraft fire from a formation of cruisers and destroyers Lleut.IL Germans. eficial Suggestions," are five men who have received cash and com
Blgelow dived his airplane at a light cruiser and obtained a direct hit After they had blown up ships, mendations In the six months since the plan was inaugurated by the
on It which resulted In damage to and possible destruction of that valuable cargo and planes that' Navy Department.Left .
f vessel x x x x x." Lieut. Blgelow had previously won the Navy Cross could not be flown away, Lieut to right, they are: Joseph M. Cooper, of Inspection and Surveyat
for courage displayed at TuLigl Harbor and In the Coral Sea where he X. X. waited with his machine gui: the Assembly and Repair department; Czerl B. Corbin, leading man
assisted in sinking or damaging one carrier and eight other enemy for the Germans to arrive. When. In Joiner Shop 35, A. & 1C.; II. M, Corse, materiel superintendent,
vessel A native of Fro\o, Utah, Lieut. Bigelow graduated from the first advance Nazi units cam< Public Works; Edward II. Dennard, snapper electrician, A. & K.; and
Brigham Young University, and received his elimination training at rolling into the city, he opened Lorance Turner, first class machinist In A. & It. Maintenance division.
Oakland, Calif. lie won his wings at Pensacola In June of 1910. Lieut. fire and saw many fall from their Cooper was awarded $100 for Inventing a blower bearing plate
Bigelow's wife was present when he was awarded the Gold Star by motorcycles before he made his escape reaming tool or jig for more efficient overhaul of all models of Pratt
Commander Southuorth. in a motor boat. I I & Whitney aircraft engines. Corse got $25 for a plan to make "one
._ ----- -- of four typings of the same Information -
-- -- Picked up by an English destroyer typing serve the purpose separate
and taken to Cherbourg, Lieut I in making sundry purchases by the U. S. Navy Supply Depart
I X., X. made his way alone to another i ment."
I[ Nouvelles de France CombattanteA section of France. He persuaded Dennard received his $25 for an electric light which automaticallywarns
more than 50 students from men working Inside ev closed compartment ashore or aboard
the Naval Academy to leave with; ship when the outside safety ventilator system stops working. Corbin's
A Weekly Column Conducted him to join the Fighting French $25 award was for a new type of mitre boxes for shaping the cap

Lt. ( ) John Ashmore Repeating General De Gaulle's his strips In framework of airplane wings. Turner received $25 for de
1 1\ By jg torlc] statement that, "We have vising an air pressure lift to raise the heavy lid on a heat treatment
39 'Phone 8604 lost a battle but not the war,".he furnace, an Improvement over previous hydraulic and chain lifts.
I __ said he told their mothers, who All the awards were made on recommendation of the committed

serrg le sortlt de la at first opposed their leaving, thai headed by Lieut. Comdr. St. John, production engineering,officer at
t. La Sante en France"Les I virage ligne de fue du qui chasseur allemand, "we must all go to England and A. & II. Serving with him on the committee are: IJeut. Comdr. {>mar
du keep on fighting." B. Richardson, aerological officer in Operations; Lieut. W. M. Gordon,
sulvent lui permit de preVolr 1'attaque
Notes qul noun par- I Lieut. X. X assistant to the Public Works Officer; W. L. Coleman, master mechanic -
in England,
1 vlennent de sources Francalse*J second F. W. 190 et de l'abattre en Arriving
at A. & R. and Donald A. Woods, assistant chief clerk In
officer for the ;
Combat tantes blen Inform e8 el I flammes. Cependant, l'autre F. W. became engineering
ont appuje'ea par des revelationde 190 continuant a attaquer, le Fighting French squadron, ""Th Public Works.
Docteurs vivant dans diverse Lieutenant DURAND se mit volon- Isle de France." Out of the 28 I

regions: de France. II est are- j tairement en vrlll, ce qui fit pen- pilots who were In this squadron I Navy BirthsAt Remember
Do You
three have survived one ol
marquer que ces' docteurs ont fail ser a son antagoniste qu'il avail only ,
expfdier ce* notes par le canal vengg son camarade. Tandis que them Lieut. Andre Glbert who until St. Vincent's Hospital, Jack-
j de I* "underground" et qu'appa le pilote allemand regagnalt de recently was commanding officer sonville.
remment lilt ne 8e sont pas concerted 1'altltude, 11 fut intercepts et abattu : of the French detachment here, Lieut and Mrs. L. C. Koch, a daughter Squalus Tragedy?
pour etabllr ce bilan de la 1 par le Lieutenant PRECIOSI qui "From now on it is the Germans I Margaret Helen Tuesday May Mrs.23,
sant en France." I execute un passage a grande who are going to be shot down," I William Aviation Hubert Machinist McGlll.Mate a daughter,
Ferte de Folds et Mortality Vitesse et ouvrit le fue a 300 Lieut. X. X. declared firmly "and Nancy June, Monday, May: :34. Chief Isaacs Does; He Was
I' metres. Touch, le chasseur alle will dearly for all they Fireman and Mrs. Samuel J. Arnold,
Enfants: 34% des enfantes des mand mit a mort et they pay" I a son. Clifford Chappell, Tuesday, May Last Man To Escape From
ecoles n'ont pas change de poids ; se en pique have done. 25.
entre 1941 et 1943, tandis qu'er s' 'crasa dans une for t." About America like the other I Aviation Ordnanceman and Mrs. Eu III-Fated Sub
1939 leur nombre n'etait que de. I -office of the Commissioner of Frenchmen here, he is most enthu gene Muster Y. ,May a daughter 2b. Pamela Gay,

0, 5: a 2%. Les periodes de crate Information, London. siastic. Seaman and Mrs.: Burch Hutson, a Do you remember the 1939
sance speclalement affectees pai I '=,i iI "America is a formidable country daughter May 26.Seaman. Gall Laverne, Wednesday, Squalus disaster, when the loss of
1'gtat de choses actuel sont entre ," he declared, "and I am hap and Mrs. Henry E. Cassady 26 men aboard the ill-fated sub-
10 et 12 ans et 14 et 18. Lc Children's MovieTo py to see the excellent organization a daughter Marsha Ann, Thursday, I marine was emblazoned across the
manque de matieres ahmentalres I you have here at the Naval May Aviation 27 Machinist Mate and MrsHarold nation's headlines?

grasses semble evident Be Shown On Mr Station. Everyone has beer P. Stokes daughter Janette Well. Chief William Isaacs of
Adultes: La perte de poids est' Fine to us and we will not forgetit Sanlta, h Machinist: tta :27. this Station certainly does. The
and Mrs
un des faits salllants. Celle-ci varie I Each when France Is again free." Calvin Aviation W. Story a Bon Mate Gerald Cal Chief of the Commissary Steward's
de 5: a 15 kilos dans 30% des can Saturday In his secret missions into vin, Thursday, May :27. I School here was the last man to
Le taux de mortaltte"parml lea: France Lieut. X. X. has learned Aviation Machinist Mate and Mrs alive from the
invalides chroniques, subissant des; I A motion picture for childrenand hat all the food produced in William 1 Perry Allison I Jr? a son Wil emerge Squalus.
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liam Perry, Friday May "I the last to the
was man use
s'est elev( their mothers will be shown that
traitementa en hopitaux France is sent to Germany, Yeoman and Mrs. Gilbert Edwin
dans certains endroits de 3% a : every Saturday, beginning this shoes made from corn stalks are WeIdman a son Leslie Beanne. Sat rescue chamber before they" closed
,4 35 et meme 50%. Le manque de I week, at the Auditorium of the sold at exorbitant prices and that urday, May 29.Aviation Ordnanceman and Mrs the compartment door, Chief
Isaacs recalls All told
amene une perte Naval Hospital. The show will ol vividly. ,
matieres grasses, Frenchmen can't buy clothes Edward W. Harke, a daughter, Bonnie
. de force et affaibllt les moyens de start at 1430. my kind. Patricia Saturday. May 29. men cheated death. Twenty six of
defense de 1'organisme centre I Movies: will be selected that are He is outspoken in his dislike of Marine Pfc and Mrs Howard A. their mates were lost in the
: et chil- Wands, a son, Thomas Curtis Satur tragedy off the Isle of Shoals,
furoncles entertaining for I
I'lnfectlon, les abc g, I particularly Trench pro-Nazi politicians, particularly 29 I
_ diverses Inflammations. Les caa dren between the ages of two and : Laval."I daChl:1a iallst and Mrs John S. Portsmouth, N. H.
_ de ruptures de muscles, hemorra- 16. Attendance of all Navy chil- would like nothing better" Henderson a. son, John William, Sun "It Just wasn't my time, I
gles jaunisses sont courants. dren and their mothers Is desired. he said grimly, "than to be in day, May 30.Changes \.at I guess," says Isaacs.
:_, Vleillards: Us sublssent Ie plus Transportation will be furnishedby harge: of the firing squad that I II Chief Isaacs, a native of Belts-
haut taux de mortality non pas the Hospital bus leaving the would line up against a wall Laval Of Address : ville, Md., is a veteran in sub-
r tellement par suite de troubles Main Gate at 1315 1345 and 1415. md all those who have betrayed I marine service. He enlisted in the
r1. pathologiques, male! par suite des On the return trip the bus will 'ranee." Andrew Carry Ellis. ACOM and his Navy at Newark, N. J.. in 1928
e leur incapacity & s'adapter aux leave the Auditorium at 1600 and Before the war Lieut. X. X. was I wife Dolores Hester, now occupy 300SB I I and became a cook. He served

presentes conditions d 'existence 1630. active as an engineering expert Dewey Stanley Park.Edward Loughlln. ACMM. his aboard Falcon, a submarine salvage
(difficultes pour faire leur marche,, I Dumbo and a Disney cartoon will ill over France. He holds an aeronautical wife, Margaret Olive, and sons Patrick vessel for two years, spent
d manque de chauffage, malgres rations be shown this Saturday and next degree in France and also I Michael and Richard Dennis, now two years in the Nation's Capitalon
If allmentalres), I week the picture is Tom Brown's tudied a special course in Englandn occupy Harold 3719A Clements Dewey Shreve Park. ACOM and shore duty, and saw service the
r- Frisonniers rapatries: Us dolventelre School Days and a Disney cartoon. Rolls-Royce Spitfire construc- his wife Dorothy Kellls now occupy rest of the time on the S-14, Dol

::1, considers dans une cat 'gorle I --iiit- ion. I 3604A Dewey Sebastian Park.Allffl, Gunnery Sergeant phin, R-2, R-13, S-30 and the
is James
a part. U n'a pas encore ate post I I Commercial Bulletin His second citation for the his wife Hazel, and aon. Jay Squalus, all subs.
sible de dresser unbilan de leur Croix De Guerre best describes Victor, now ouWe 3104B e'p.palf The Chief goes to bat for sub-
mais 1'etat de ceux I John o )) marine and "it's .'
fitat de eante", FOR RENT Jeut. X. X. Leistlkow, duty says good"
I' Helen now
. qul ont pu etre examines est de. Double room in private home with "Lieut. X. X. is an officer of good and occupy his 3725B Dewey Park. However, the men penned up \
plorable. Des pertes de poids deN garage. No children. 3562 Riverside Avenue humor, courage, iniatlve and good James Aubry Seaman, AMMSc and aboard a sub have no use for a
of 25: a 30 kilos ne sont pas surpre- 22231. haracter," it reads. "He has al.ways his wife Irene now occupy 1235B complainer according to Isaacs
nantes et entrainent des phenom. r room I In private home volunteered for dangerous NAS Housing Project. "We're Just one big family in a
st 3626 Cypress (Post & Edgewood Ave) Edward Jackson Orem, S/Sgt. vacated -
enes de decalcification, d'affaiblis- Double room In private home with missions and has executed with 3104B Dewey Park: on May 23. submarine and everybody is dependent
as ement de la vue, de dyspepsies, dee use of entire house-meals optional. success three special missions uner His forwarding address Is River Candidate N. C. on the other fellow. If one
heroics et meme de formations 4S16 Redwood Avenue (So. Jax.), particularly perilious condi- School Carroll Camp Frye Lelune Johnson, CSp., vacated man fails on his Job, It'i just too
' d'in ammation- sou vent tubercu- 9-7243. Ions." 3725B: Dewey Park on May 26. His bad. Living in such close quartersand
on Double room with connecting bath \t U. S. Naval
\'. leuse-des glandes. In private l home. 2973 Riverside Avenue -s Training Station Balnbridg, Md, under such circumstances: guys
-From the Commissioner of the 2-9240. who gripe are never welcome," the
lS- Interior. I One room (only room upstairs) with xerographers Class Opens Vgl Chief said.
d- Normandle en Rusele deck porch and private bath and storage No Loafing AllowedIn Isaacs Is married-a veteran of

In-ee, "En premiere page, le 8 Avrll wood space Road,,private(So.'g-1243.Morven- June 10; Leads To RatingThe eight years in the matrimonial ser
al 1943, le Journal russe "Krasna Ja' Suite of rooms: sleeping porch OIlt Ship's ServiceNo vice-and is the father of a three-
Zwezda" a pnbllft le reclt sulvant:" tin* room and bath, Ortega ; class for aerographers mates year-old son, William, Jr., and a
of "Les Lieutenants DURAND et 2-2770. scheduled; to begin June 10 will loafing of personnel in the rive-year-old daughter, Alice Eliz-
de- PRECIOSI furent lea deux premiers I Wanted to share 8 room bungalow be i held in the aerology department Ship's Service Restaurant or Grot- ibeth. He was made a Chief (AA)
In pllotes de chasse francais apreidre with Shirley couple.Avenue Call(Fair/ax Mrs Manor Boggs.) 2-1512.4168 In the Central Control Tower. Comic ty: Brothers Cafeteria will be tolerated Ji May of 1942 and received his
In part a des operationsaeuennes FOR SALE t ion of the three months' course at times when they are supposed permanent appointment this year I
Russle. Its' escortalent I entitles the students to the rating to be on duty. Department 5 T j
1933 Chevrolet in good condition Heads and Unit Commanders are J
Mate third class.
pllotes Ext 265.: of Aerographer's
deux bombardiers russes Call Mr. Sweeney. Keep Screens Closed
: Members of this class will In.elude responsible for seeing that their
le Lieutenant KUZNECOV et One suit of new C. P. O. Whites: .
par Lieutenant FEDEROV.I Material-duck; size 38 coat: 21-32 six WAVES and seven enlisted personnel do not enter either Ship's Attention, enlisted men! Barracks -
le Sous -
mt- bombardement accompli nos trousers. with CRM rating badge. Call L men and will be taught by officers Service or Crotty Brothers except window screens must be .
rentralent a leurs bases, Heath, Ext. 659 or the chief already in thepartment. it regular meal hours or when off losed: and hooked at all times.
.eurs One high chair. Reasonable. Mrs L. working hours Refuse Including cigarette and cigar ,
.on- soudain ids furent inter- Presley 1136 A Alleghany Rd Station. duty. During personnel -
2 "For( Wulf 190". WANTED TO BUY The classes will be conducted attached to Squadrons shall ; butts, will not under any cirlumstances ;;'
pt6s par
I with obtain permission before leaving be thrown out of 'winlows.
the rotating -
during( day
le ,
a etre attague",
J, i It "Premier Wanted to buy, an automobile" Call heir .. i
executa R. J Itches Squadron areas. i < C"
Lieutenant. DURAND' .' un 2.: Collinsworth, Shop 23, A } ; j!





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1 Tie lAX AIR :NEWS U vaVUtked weekly at tka V. S. Sf
d Natal Air Statiaa, JackaaatUle, :Tlarlda, ItT tka raVU
Kelatiaaa Ofilca at Ba exaeaaa &. tie cn-..'. By Capt. W. Shrum (ChC), USN I
s Caalea ara dUtrlkated tin al ....C. U eallaied Bad !
atker Natal ...._d at tka Natal Air SUtl., n. "Dearly are gathered here together in.
..znlazJ.aU llaU... at Lee nN CecIl FIe.... sad Ut. the sight of God the face of this company to
t Natal Alt Gaaaer'a SckaaL DUtriaatUa .. atea .... join together and this woman In Holy :
F &. ... ......artera .( tka Natal Air OperatlaBal Matrimony." begins the sacred ceremony
V' TralaJar c...... aad tka Natal Ate Tedlalca1 Tralal rs, which to all purposes should unite two
f CcBter. l,' 11c people for the their lives.
As this : *, we read that It Is
sear AdaUral ... B. Caak, VSN, I considered "an estate. Instituted of God,
Cfctef al Natal Air Opa.U..... TraUiarCaaUU and is not by entered Into unadvisedly; or
\ lightly". The goes on to say that those
8, J. Xkkaal. VSN, being married do BO reverently, discreetly,
C.rrada.t; advisedly, In the fear of God.
Ja ...... Natal Air StaU a It has fallen to attend many weddings and
to observe the of marriages. Men come to
Caatala JakB J. O'MaUey (JlC), Vex, the chaplain In period of anticipation to
CaBtBUkBdlaf Officer, talk over plans They come to him
V. S. Natal B..hl when the union blessed by a child and this
child is to be They also come to him "
....aa>r Edward K. D.keek, T7SX, when the gone on the rocks.
Caautaaaiac Officer i -1 y = Out of all the observation, I
1 Jfatal Air Gaaaer'. Sca..lIM led to assert most strongly
\ t a great many Bluejackets
P +i. Cal. Cheater I* Gawme, VSMC CamaiaBdiar Officer, relationship with lit
Maiiae BanrackaC a if any, conception of Its
j 't r't Little do they con
ti .at.aader B D. HI ,U, T>E-V(G), '-'SNit. '.4l the high principles as set .
Commtmtlmi Officer in what we call the lec-
c Natal Air Teekaieal Tr"l.l.r. Center !, at the beginning of the

,. !>.*. Cal. William T. E...., CSMC (Kt), t j f?; This is quoted above.
Cemmaadlaff Officer \\J we are led to conclude
people face the
Marine Avlatloa DcUcfameat ) many
I' __ of divorce and the un
Commander Charles G. Saeae. A-TG), CSNR, Cant. Shrum of Ill-advised mar-
C.B.*adlar Officer __ because of the fact that
AuilUrr Natal Air SUtUa, Lee :Field they did not marriage vows soberly ad-
visedly, nor in of God.
C..dn Ik...M D. aikwrtk, A.VG( ), 118MB.c. f11 Just now, hysteria of war, many young
........, Officer, people feel jump Into this holy estate.
ABzllIarr Natal Air SUtUa, Cecil TUMTB And let me say marriage is right, it is one of
HEEDLESS-LOSS. God's best gifts contributes more happinessthan
JAX AIR NEWS!! receive Carp Newspaper SerTlceMaterial. any other of humanity. The
RepaMlcatUa eremite Matter pr.1.1te4 .- human race is that principle. But whenit
wlthamt "ra' U.U. af CWS' War' Department, is wrong or unadvised It is
Sob E. 42ed St.. N. T. C. !'. ., nothing short on earth. So I would plead
.l with you young your young women to take
.. 2 /" .... 'f.-'v. this step course, those in love are
A TllougltlForTllc Week: ( ;: very seldom taking advice. Wellthereare
Current theme the CommissionedOfficers' certainly a Bluejackets today who wish
song of
::;J' they had taken the advice the chaplain has
I, Mess : "We Got Plenty of Nothing"Don't ( kjng offered in .
Here are a which might be help-
Rest On Our Laurels ful If you are the step. Of course
all will be this matter some day. The
''I Sometimes when a man has been at a shore ::- 6l first suggestion : aim to be at least a petty

e station for some time, he is apt to forget he ..,.:-,."A.-. -- --. /' \--. officer second fl"q you take the step. This
; .., .- ..... ......, --. .. means that the recognizes the marriage because -
is technically aboard a ship. lie may soon .._:!::. .: :- .. :1 _".. ., they allow for your familyand
begin to think of himself as something half- goods. In place, be sure to have
I way between a civilian and a Navy man. By Steve Kalaglan Y2o 10000.00 of We have seen some pitiful
Let's smoke a few extra cigarettes today before the Florida cigarettetax conditions with of a father and no Insurance.In .
But how well we have done our work here
goes into effect and listen to this story about two Florida crackersIn the third a woman of faith. The
at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station was "Boot Camp". "moonlight and stage is soon over and you
emphasized by Rear Adrimal C. P. Mason They were asked by other recruits If they had received their "equil- are face to face reality of trying problems.
when he spoke here a few days ago. Since zer" shots yet. Naturally the answer was an emphatic; "No". They If this girl you your wife Is the type more
admitted their ignorance of "equalized" shots and wanted to know interested in and movies than she is In
he was its first commanding officer Admiral
what they were. meeting the of the home then God help
Mason knows this Station better than do
we "Why It's a well known shot," you. Do not of a sense of romance. I
and has reason to be modest about its one of the recruits returned or shop is plenty rushed. Well, a have had men me after having taken to
achievements. quickly. "It equalizes your typhoId I WAVE came in the other day with themselves a poor health, or a widow
and tetanus shots And I her uniforms and insisted that she with three or and the fight is on. We
However, he said without qualification thatt' you better get it done within I must have them pressed at once. have discovered, that the finest unions' result
Naval Aviators and other air personnel who two or three days or the consequences I "But these uniforms are still when a man woman from his own general
k received their training here proved to be the will be bad." wet," the tailor told her. "You'll class and always advisable and helpful
6 finest in the Navy when they were sent to The two "crackers" rushed to have to dry them first before we when she is of race and same faith. The
the dispensary and told the doctorIt I can press them." most valuable of all in the selection of a
the fleet. Admiral :Mason knows of what was urgent that they get their I "Oh. I'm much too busy to both. wife is to with a good disposition. A
he speaks. lIe has been in action in the "equalizer" shots. The doctor look- 'er with something like that," the sharp tongue, a a jealous streak, will
South Pacific for several months and was ed at them in astonishment at first I WAVE returned warmly. "You do much to happiness of marriage.In .
: decorated for the heroism he displayed when and then realized it was all a joke. figure out a way to do that your. closing, let this to you young men: don't
claim the before marriage.
humorous marriage
Having a disposition
his ship, USS HORNET, was sunk by the himself he used some harmless Young men this show nothing short of
Japanese. solution and gave them each an in- Were the collective faces of the a nature which and a poor conception of
Now, this is a record we must maintainas jection.Proudly. Shore Patrol red when that organ- morals. Don't the church. If the step
displaying their "battle ization put on report a Fighting you are about is considered soberly, wisely
long as we are here. After we have left scars," the two Florida recruits returned -I Frenchman for wearing a red and and in the fear you will go to your chaplainor
this station, it will in a great measure depend to the jeerings and catcallsof green cord-like arrangement on his your minister \' the knot tied. The atmos-
on civiilans and WAVES to continue their shipmates Maybe the left shoulder. phere of the of the Justice of the Peaceis
the outstanding achievements that have next thing they will go after will The SPs accused this French not one to the type of thinking you
( be a "sky anchor." sailor of wearing it illegally. The should be doing take unto yourself a mate
been accomplished here. Frenchman, who understood very for life. All having made your decision,
We know that they will not fail us and It happens in the best of families Little English, thought they were make a point to It through thick and
,we reiterate Admiral Mason's hope that the so it took place in the WAVE asking him about its significance.He thin. to lead a 'Useful life it is not ., (
barracks a short time ago. A cat tried to explain but the Shore necessary to be But having taken this WI
Jacksonville Naval Air Station will be
I rec- Patrol knowledge of French seem- step remember If
managed to sneak into a room of Is In store for you, you
ognized as the best Naval Air Station in the the WAVE domicile and give birthto ed to be limited. They insisted that play the game, blessings. Take it easy,
world."Hower. two kittens. he had no right to wear an aigu- sailor. In the of the officer about to dock
-l lette unless he was attached to his ship, "Steady go."
Then there's the story of a Shore the Admiral's staff. "=S
Of A Nation's Manhood"The Patrolman who handcuffed a cul- Later the Shore Patrol discover-
prit and let the keys to the handcuffs Condoned on page eight From Papers
following editorial, the author of which Is go with another patrolmanto ,
unknown, was written during World War 1, but it is Miami. As a result the prisoner Wanted: Poets Writers
just as applicable today as it was a quarter of a had to be brought out to the station A Warning t
century ago: from downtown so he couldbe Contributions for the "lite- The Gal: I'd you, my sweet, my husband
.: "I am a mother's son. I am the pride of a family unlocked.An rary Scrapbook" should be addressed will be 1
and part of a home. I love my life as you love to "Literary and Feature The Sailor: I've done nothing.The .
yours. I am a youth in years and experience in excited feminine voice ap Editor, JAX Ant NEWS, Box 2. Gal: Well wanted to warn you that ifyou're 1
life, yet I am a gambler betting the highest stakes pealed to the Yard police the Poetry, jokes, short short going to, better hurry.OUR ,
that a man can wager-my life. If I win you other day. It was urgent she stories as well as general human NAVY. 1
,, lose; if I lose, I have lost all. The loss is mine, not said that they help her. It wasa Interest or humorous stories
yours, and there is a grieved mother a saddened matter of life and death. about the station are desl d. ImportantNo 1
family and a broken home to which I can never "What seems to be the Your stories should not exceed amount of no technical ability no '
:return. I ask only for the Godspeed and support of trouble!" one of the chiefs asked 1,000 words at anytime, and If educational or background, no family
my nation in return for laying upon the altar of my her."Oh written by a civilian must be status however can ever be substituted \I
country my all. For bravery and blood will you fur- I've lost my rabbit about Naval personnel. for this primary in a Naval Officer the .
nish bullets and bread? Will you pawn your shekels You've Just got to find It This department has been established confidence that clean and upright, and can j
% If I pawn myself? Will you bet your gold while you've just got to find It," the in order to give Naval be counted on in emergency-and that because*," \ :
$; I bet my blood? Will you hazard your wealth whileI woman pleaded. "I don't know personnel who have literary talent he has an -personal Integ"'-
risk my life? I am the flower of a nation's what Ill do without him" to express themselves. Its rity.
manhood, the glory of a noble race. I am the success depends on jour contributions F. R. HamiltonIn

American Soldier. I am the Boy in the Trenches." As you all know mates, the tail and cooperation. Del Monte, Calif. l'.

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June 3, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

Want Sea Duly, Mac?

i [ Literary Scrapbook Poems By Or About Naval Personnel i

I) Love In' ChineseIn r '

A Salute From The AdmiralBy l the springtime a young man's

,' .. fancy turns lightly to thoughtsof Wl

Tom Qulnn, love and, alas, poetry. A member rn
Machinist A. & K. Machine '
ShopOut Lee Field
of VF squadron at '
',. submits this poem entitled Chinese j ; 4 1* ,
of the blue Pacific _
Talk and written by an unknown
Midst the battle's shot and shell author: ;

Out where the going's terrific Nice -nightIn
| < Where It's farther from Heaven than helL June 2g

.....:' Stars shine i.
a Came our own our Admiral Mason Big moon
; Bronzed and clear of eyeBack Xa park
to his own Naval Air Station On bench

OK* tf Where his flag was the first to fly \ WithIn girl d w y 1 br

Back where young Eagles. now Aces, '

4 > First felt the lure of the blue Me Messy love : : ti .-: ,
And now are setting the paces She coo '
By blasting the Japs thru and thru. Like dove 1IM.,4> P.

j Me smart
'3 ,'.,'< Here came our first Commander
With, from the Front Me fast We're net trying to make up y ur mind far you, sailor, but It to.
a message Never letCbance remotely possible that If you put la fr sea duty, you might find
A clear call to our duty
pass something Uke the four WU .( huraaa cargo shown la UM picture
the brunt.
";, From the men who are bearing
Get hitchedMe on a tropical Island somewhere. We 40.'t know who the UtUe-

t "You may think your jobs not important .. say damsels are, bat the picture cm fr.m Hollywood sad we had to

You Civilian Personnel. OK She say find some excuse for printing it. Do yon blame us?

You might feel no appreciationWhen Wedding bells

the going's not so well, Ring Ring Station MoviesJUNE
Meet Your MatesBrief
,,' HoneymoonEverything
But remember we of the Navy S"Lady RodyfBArd." EddU
Will soon be moving on Albert, bhirle Lee Held;
Settle down of Men K"t'
Biographies .. SerenadeJohn Payne.
who remain cannot waverIt -
And you Married life Cecilfield.
With You Betty Grable, \ietor Nature
? Is you who must 'Carry on"It Happy man .

Happy wifeAnother BOS'NS MATE AL- JUNE "Footllght Serenade," John
Is your work In your departmentAnd nightIn CHIEF Payne Grabie. Yfeter Matare,
the department makes the Station June FRED SZARMANSKI has been Lee ;Ir&r.: Wrechln. Crew," Richard
Arlev, Cheoter Morri. Jean
.. And the Station and its deportment Stars shine around! Born In Chicago HI., In :Parker Cecil Field: "My Heart Belong -

Vitally affect the war and the nation. Big moon 1895, he enlisted in- the Navy in Martha* to O'Drincoll Daddy', Student Richard Olfi CnrUoa r'a,

hearts we salute Ain't happy 1913, when he was only 18 yearsof And.| "The Great Impersonation."
from our you
So Civilian No more Ralph Bellamy, Evelyn Anker. MainStatt.a. I
Hear our voice from the battle's roar Carry baby age. He shipped-out aboard the .

As we go back again to the Pacific Walk floor USS NEBRASKA In 1914 in time JUNE J"Wreckiar Crew." Richard

"'Carry on! Til the battle's oe'r.i' Wife mad to Vera Cruz landing party Arlen. Cheater Morri, Jean Parker,
join a
Lee Field: "!ly Heart llei.
She fuss that helped settle a little trouble Daddy" Richard Cal'1.... )fartk.O'DJ'I.eeU .
Serene Siren You Remember That make Cecil Field.
'south of the border".
Me cuss JUNE -/'My Heart Belong U
,_ I can't remember ever when Here's to your flier-You wear his Life one Transferred upon his return to Dada Rleknrd ('..ra..., Martk

.1 rye been so glum as now; and then wings Big spatNagging the U. S., he sailed on the "gold. O'DrUeoIl. Lee" Fields "The GreatImpersonation.
Ralph Bellamy, EreIn -
I tear my hair and fume and cuss They're a symbol that means so wife ship" USS NORTH CAROLINA, Anker*. Cecil Field; "Marry the
-': At what affects the both of us. m&nythings Bawling brat He**'* Daichter," Brend Joyce.Brace .
RealizeAt bound for Europe with $2.000,000 ): w..d't Stadeat Officer's
For you I felt a great regard- A date-a dance perhaps a kiss- last In gold for relief of stranded Amer- And.. ; "Fllcht. lor reedoat' ," R *..
Ii. Fred McM ,
Such thoughts that evil had not And If fate la kind-you go on Me tooDamn icans on the continent The gold array .

marred. from this. fast. was carried in nail kegs and stor- lUKEor... Great Impenonatlon.
My mind conjured rare compli Your hand will stray beside your Ralph Bellaniy, Evelyn Anker. Lee
In the magazines. the .'. '
ed powder Field: "Marry No. Daughter
ments. chair Call Breads Joyce, Brace tdward*, Cecil
But it has brought no recompense. You somehow know "his" will be Her DarlingThings That trip was followed by an Field "Fllrht For Freedom/' Rosalind
eleven months' cruise in the Medi Ka.. Fred McMurray: Student
there. were getting pretty com Officer Aad.{ "t:. Uett Yoaar
: rye been attentive and had thought If not In fact-In fancy you know plicated. It seems that in the terranean here "Al" witnessedthe Lady," Penny Slagle4on. Glenn Ford,
By patience many things are Navy enlisted personnel are addressed Dardanelles Ann Miller, Main Station.JUNE .
II'.: heart In time bombing of the ,
His wings on ,
...;4 wrought. your by their last names. The 8"Marry the Be..'* Daughter"
With nought to offer but myself, will grow. then back to the states where the Brenda Brnce Edward. Lee
Held "Fliitht For Freedom, Reoa-
r I wind up pro tern on the shelf. Although you fear you also love in enlisted woman-a WAVE- NORTH CAROLINA became the lied :Raiacll, Fred McMorray. Cecil

The monstrous bird he's master of. was assigned to a certain department first Naval vessel to have a catapult Field: "Go Went Young. Lady/' Penny
values I detest Singleton, Glenn lord, Ann Miler -
j of
sense what is best. You may be alone and lonely for in Washington. Following Installed. She was assignedto Student Officer'. And.; "The:
The way you figure him, the custom, male officers addressed Pensacola for training purposes, Pied Piper," Monte Uoolcy, Roddy
The manner that to things you her her last But 104 mile McDowell, Main' btation.
But your love and faith v.ilnever\ by name. : until damaged by a per "
take JUNE 5 "Fllrht For Freedom,
this: was so demoralizing that they hour hurricane. not:;
worthwhile dim. had Russell. Fred McM array.
Seems governed by a combat "out finally had to call her by her first Nine voyages followed across the Held; "Go Weal loan: Lady' Penny
stake. While he's in way name. You see> her last name was Atlantic and back on convoy dutyin Singleton Glean Ford Ann Miller
there-" DARLING.-THE EXHAUST U. World War I, during which the l Cecil Field; "The Pled Piper "
Desire to have your company Monte Wooley. Roddy UcD.wahFtade.t I .
With added minor pleasantry You remember him always in silent 5. Naval Air Station Grenview, liberties were few and far between.He Officer' Audi "Nightmare,,

,. Has now become contrariwiseYou prayer. IlL) served as a Warrant Officer I>iana Barrymore-, Brian IJooJevy,

seem a siren to my eyes. You remember his laugh-his lop ':tHow's during the war, at the close of Main Station.Paradise. '%i
sided grin- which, as is customary In the
This twisting turmoil In my brain. Even his jokes-They're corny as This For An Echo Navy, he was reinstated to the Isle

This feverish mental hurricane sin). (From AHOY, Charleston Navy rank of Chief.
And sleepless nights have left me Yard He served as Boatswain aboard
You remember your dreams sweet ) (Written In of the
the USS IDAHO at its commissioning memory
worn Some weeks ago AHOY! ran a
i, and true, little picked-up verse entitled'Storekeeper's later to be transferred to Island of Oahu)
With my affection turned to scorn. Above all you remember he's fighting Lament." To Ye Pensacola as Chief Master-at-arms, On this Isle of God's creation

In life so often I detect for you. Ed's desk this week came a from which duty he transferred Where at eve the trade winds sigh,
That I give much and less expect; And when It's over the fightingdone rhymed wail in similar vein, merely again to Destroyer Force, San On the beach the surf is swishing

But when there's nought to compensate signed "Cyclops." It went: Diego Overhead a purple sky.
Is Billow billow little WAVE He retired to the Fleet Reservein
Our victory once more won ,
It leaves me but myself to hate. Remember racking of lonely fear- But not upon the ocean brave 1929 and found employment as As the day fades Into evening

-By "SLUEFOOT" Just whisper softly, Thank God, at That ).00'11 leave for me to do a civilian worker at his old station, Creeping shadows slowly fade
The outbreak of
last he's here. When I sail Into the blue. Pensacola Fla. And a golden moon awakens ,
rwinkle twinkle little World War H found Szarmanski a Over this wonderous Palacade.
civilian employed at the Jackson-
How I wonder where are
you ;
It's Unanimous Every night I He awake ville Station, which was then still As I breathe the sweetest fragrance

Seaman Ic (boastfully): 'm WAVES And Hats Wondering when niy place you'll ,I in The the building Chief celebrated stage. his 25th:
take. Cast a glance around to see,
down here." WAVES are required to wear Mrs.
forgetting women wedding anniversary recently.
The heaven
most completest Earthly -
Seaman 2c: "Yeah I'm for getting their hats without tilting it to one =!i. 1 Szarmanskl Is with him now and

hair shall not cover the The tower at the new Navy both are waiting for Al's retirement .
women down here. -THE side and How it seems a part of Me. f
Medical Center. Bethesda Md.. is so they may enjoy their 60
SKY WRITER, U. S. Naval Air coat collar according to Uniform 20 stories high and shaped like acre farm on Escambia River, Jay, j EVERETT TUCKER,
"Station, Pasco. Wash.) Regulations a Geneva Cross. Florida. AMMlc, VO-VCS-OTU No.,1 :

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;':: ', ::J.'L:::= ':' ". Don Cross Leads St. Augustine Coast Guard To Face

JI NAS Hitters In Station Boxers In Smoker Feature


w First 15 GamesAfter The first good fight card since the NATTC fighters whip.

ped Camp Blanding in Jacksonville two months ago is slated

15 games, Third baseman for this evening at the Victory smoker when the boxers of

I Don Cross leads all hitters for the the St. Augustine Coast Guard and the Station attempt to

Fliers with a mark of .400. He generate fistic fury in six three round bouts.

J has had 24 hits in 60 times at bat Chief Boatswain Mate Lenzer

has driven in eight runs, and has of the Coast Guard, will bring his
slammed out four doubles and two team to Mason Field for the first
t triples in addition to stealing two meeting between the two teams

bases.A His squad will face a station team

j\ consistent hitter Cross hit. coached by Lt (Jg) Johnny Patrick .
r rj ,354 over the season last year to athletic officer for the Sea.
j t' > finish second to George McAfee's man Guard. Five of the six station .

from the Seaman
fighters are
.. .
: Fliers vs St. John's Guard. The sixth is Red McCannof

.t"' :' The Air Station baseball team A and R.

III will play its first game at home in Pairings for the scrappers have:
I almost a month when Lieut. Marty Homer Pruden C. G. vs Fred
McDonough's nine takes on the St. at 130 pounds
This bit of action mapped in the first; inning of th. battle for first place in the John's Illarramendy Navy ;
Shipyard team at Mason C. G. vs Richard
National league last Monday between A and Rind VPB-2 shows right fielder Wayne Lucas
field 1630. Erman Lit-
Friday at at 135 pounds Henry
Lee Navy ;
Bob Moore, EM 3c A and R, streaking it for first base after hitting I ground
I left will twirl
tlejohn, a big hander Dickey C. G. vs Red McCann,
infield. Moore safe fielder's choice. VPB-2's catcher i is
ball the
was on I for the Fliers' while Frank Mc r
at 140 Bob Neades
.J ARM Jc The is Chi.f W. R. Hambrick of the Navy pounds;
Ruddy Grey, : umpire Specialist will for the
Caffrey pitch ship C G. vs Clyde Perry Navy at 15
physical training department. A and R won the game 8 to 6 in eitra innings.
__ yard. pounds; Art Miller C. G. vs Joe
Gennusso, Navy, at 158 pounds;
.376. However, Cross had playedin i ''and Bill Todd, C. G. vs Stan

: A and R Bumps VPB-2,8 To 6, To Take McAfee.three times Before as many entering games the as S i, Kostka Trained, Navy at at Seaman 165 pounds.Guard

Navy the Flier's standout third | Station fighters trained for to-

Lead And Remain Unbeaten In N. L. sacker was with the Atlanta r'''''' '. I night's card at the Seaman Guard
Crackers. .t,, ,. M arena, where a few months ago

By Bernard Kahn S2cIf In all, five players are pasting 4a&.t : Lt. tjgl) Patrick gave boxing its
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the ball at better than 300. Center start in the main station area. His
fielder Owen Reeves is second M Seaman Guard scrappers which be-
have ever caught a clothesline under chin while runningIn ,
you your with 356. Second Baseman Eddie i gan as Inexperienced but willing
the dark have some notion of how VPB2 in the National
you may Lyons has .317 and First Baseman ::1, sailors developed quickly under
and Operations In the Officers league felt when they were
league Charley Anastasio .308. OutfielderJim w \ .t : good coaching. His teams have
with a sudden check this past week in the Station Softballrace's r
brought up Norvelle has seven hits in 14 A defeated the A and R team, Cooks

trips to the plate for an averageof her ? I and Bakers and tied Lee Field's
---- VPB2 was sailing along on top
.500, but he has played in only crack outfit.
of the world with 10 wins and
no six The fights tonight which will be
r- defeats but they came to grief at games.RBI Honors To ReevesIn three round events with one min-
the hands of the only other unbeaten ute rounds, will make a strongbid
team in the N. L., Assem- other departments, Reeves to highlight the attractions
l leads in batted in with 11.
bly and The runs I
Repair. aggressiveA offered at the Smoker.
& R steamed into undis- Cross is second with eight and r
crew i Home towns of the Station team
puted possession of first place by Anastasio third with seven. I boxers are: Illarramendy Pensaco-

r ; felling VPB2 in the ninth inningof The only home run to date Is r la, Fla.; Lee Miami, Fla.; Mc-
credited to Catcher Pat .
a scheduled 7-round game, 8 Colga.n.Further 0 "Yr Cann, Philadelphia Pa.: Perry
to 6. illustrating the point that ; Operations was riding high and the Fliers have lacked long distance lyn, N Y., and Kostka Boston,
hitters is the record for three
no fooling in the "Gold Braid" Mass.
.. circuit. They were enjoying a 10- base slams. Reeves is ahead with Home town data available on the
when A & R two and Cross is second with one.
game winning spree Coast Guard lists: Lucas, Ft.
By Edmund Walsh Y2c knocked 'em over in a riotous 9- In two base hits, Colgan and I Worth, Tex.; Dickey and Neades,

inning struggle by a score of 4 to 3. Cross have both knocked out four. '.'III one ef the feature boata ef the Des Moines, Ia.; and Miller, St.
Not many readers of this column Gam. Like Weather Lyons has three. boxlar card which pita the !St. Anxue- Louis, Mo.
will recall Rabbit Maranville, who The c-r-u-c-l-a-l battle of the Lyons has proved himself the tine Co t Guard team af ln t Stationboxen I

used to make those vest pocket season pitted undefeated A & R most capable base stealer with five Gen.naa.Thursday, Seaman night at tangleg 1930 with Joe Softball Standings

catches while playing shortstop for and VPB2 into the diamond arena thefts. Reeves is second with Art Miller, Coatt (rJ, la the 161

the Boston Braves. The Rabbit, it i early Monday afternoon under a I four. pound divlaloa.. The boxing card ia National
STATISTICS slated! te hiehllght this week s Victory LeagueW
seems was travelling South one The action L Pet.
scorching sun. was smoker at Macon field. A a B . . . . 1 1 1.0"
with the Braves meditating a Just as torrid as the heat. AD II RBI A\0. VPIU . . . . . .1' 1 ..901Sttrekeepere
on the possibility that he was ;i Stan Pointek, burly A & R Cross .............. 60 24. 8 .400 .. .. ., I .751
; getting old. He was then 42, a pitcher deservedly got the victory Reeves .......... 59 21 11 .356 OnDo's o A G . .... '7 S ..790Dock.Ferries

gvandaddy to the game. I orchid by tossing 8-hit ball. VPB2 II Lyons ............ 60 19 :5>> .317 Lieut. Tim Carey . .. .. .. .. ..,....._. 1 5
f "lie stopped," says Flier shortstop shot into an early lead when How- Anastasio ...... 39 12 1 .308 Marine DI.burelal' . ... <4 0 ..4"Seama.
Joe Walsh, ex Boston ard Ruess tagged a distant home Norvelle ........ 14 7 3 .500 In G.srd . . .. 4 1 .S&
and Don'ts . . . . . .
: Crave player at the Fountain run drive to left field with the :Colgan ............ 47 14 4. .298 T-4 Dbpe..sry . .. .1 I 1 1 .115-.S"Ma&a
; "f Youth in St. Augustine "The bases loaded. A & R whittled Riggs ............ 8 2 1 .250 VOVCS 1 1 .111
Kibbit drank deeply of the water away at VPB2's advantage and I I Walsh ............ 37 7 0 .189 Ale wing' , , , , 1 1 ....

lie toyed with the thoughtof knocked Keith Zebott out of the Johnson ........ 37 7 1 .189 Abandoning ShipEd. f

rejuvenation: a* he sipped the box in the fifth frame. : King .............. 54 10 4 .185 American Lu&ueW Pd.

nectar. But as events worked i,I VPB2 went into the last inning Bride .............. 18 2 0 .111 Nate-Thla li the sixth la a Ship' ('ompa.,.. . . 9 1 I. 1.'oe
themselves out, the Rabbit like with a 6-4 margin and then they Miller ............ 16 2 0 .125 teric of articles by Lieut. Tim Can, Marie Guard . . . 'I Z .11S
Ponce de Leon more than 400 blew up higher than an aerology I Vickery .......... 3 0 0 .000 former All American lifeguard, who Parachute loft . .. 4 J ::751Sklp'a
officer Ashore .. .
scuds Lieut. Stephen Ruddy Store I S .7&0
years before him found no magic balloon. B. Q. Smith, who relieved O'Donnell ...... 10 2 0 .200 III rhuce of swimming and water l'ers.aoel' A . . 1 S .sts
there. Zebott, inexplicably lost control.He I '-ii 4 training at the Station. Seaman Guard' : . . 4 4 .600
He broke his leg sliding into Naval' Hospital . . 4 1 ,400noalhou.e
walked two men and that I Two Officers ReportTo By Lieut. Tim Carey . . . 4 1 .4"
home plate two days later in a mixed with an error and an outfield I Personnel II . . . S 6 ..3751'M
game between the Yanks and fly accounted for two runs When operating over, on, or if.ngar . . . t 4 .tli.

Braves at St. Petersburg.Golf and enabled A & R to send the I Physical TrainingThe around policy a water Navy, the man best can insurance carry is (Photo:'ooks-nakers Lab : : : : : : : : : : : : : i ; :,775 ota

fray into extra innings. Again in arrival of Lieut. C. J. Gre- an ability to swim and knowledge
is still a fine game if one the ninth Smith had his stuff but I I Officers League
nand and Ensign A. S. Roth and .
I of what to do In an emergency.The
con find the pellets at which to he needed a to find the W I. Pet.Operation .
the nine or 18 compass the detachment of Lieut. Milt Gan- I man who knows what to do . . . . .1. 1 ..9oeT5
peck away over plate. The ace slabster walked tenbein were personnel changes In and how to do It, is able to care . . . . .. II I ..800iA
hole courses still open. Bostonians Beers, Derov and Dermott in sue- the athletic department during the : for himself and is better preparedto .t Ie . .. . ... 1 3 .11 OI'
apparently have no trouble, for one cession. Trees' outfield fly scored 'U-Tt't ,. . .. .. I S .661
day last week, three of that city's i base past week, announced yesterday by aid shipmates.The I' 'U-OTl'Z .. . ... .. .1 S .&81
Beers. drew
f Pointek a on Lieut. Comdr. Lawrence E. Has- difference between being intelllgeoce . . . .6 S ,423
wall known sons got together at balls. Claussen was struck by a kell, athletic officer. I 1CS . . .. .. 5 .1 .435
the Ponte Vedra course for a tussle pitched ball, forcing in DerovSacan Lieut. Grenand was transferredto listed a survivor or a casualty in Naval Iloapital . .. .. S I ..333SnDpiy
the event of sinking often lies ('ommi.ury 7 .9.1
with par. walked, and Dermott trotted' the station from the U. S. Navy what to do. Public Works : : :: :: : I 7 :.752lispenasry
After the customary remarks home. A & R received its last five pre-flight school at Chapel Hill in knowing . . . .. I I roe:
about the length of time vvliWi runs of the game as a gift and N. C. while Ensign Roth came here Every ship has an Abandon Ship I Student. Offlcers IIdq. . 1.U ."1
had elapsed since each had played without benefit of a base hit. from the U. S. Navy pre-flight Bill which is followed on the skip
hi* IW game, the trio ventured Domkowiti Bows Out"Shots" school at Athens Ga. Both are per's orders. When the signal is patch, one may splash away in
forth 18 holes later thrre given remain calm. Report to front.
I Demkowski of A & R undergoing indoctrination in physical
golfers were convinced that they was ejected by the umpire in the I training methods at Jackson- your assigned station. Follow 4) Direction Of Enemy Craft.
were right-It had been a longtime :; for a ville to assignment. your officer's or leader's orders. Bombing or torpedo hits cause con- .
eighth inning protesting prior
since l had toured the cussion in the water which can
they strike decision too vociferously. Lieut. Gantenbeln LeavesTransfer Keep your eyes and ears open,
fairways. The players and theircores Meanwhile Operations in the orders sent Lieut. Milt mouth shut and notice the followIng finish you. Disperse in the wa-
Lieut. nanny ter If strafed. Drop down five to
were things.
I Officers loop fell to the waysideas Gantenbein, who was end coach on .
assistant athletic and eight feet hold life Jacket strap.
aforementioned, 4. to 3. Ensign the football team last fall and athletic 1) The Direction Of The Wind
welfare officer at the NATTC 5) Potential Life-Saving Objects
Nick Pulignano provided the power officer at Seaman Guard, to And Its Force.-If ship drifts
108 Maurice J. Tobin of I Close At Hand.-Shirt sea-bag
; mayor I for A & R with his mighty the Naval Air Station at Norman, broadside abandoning ship on the
Boston 109; and Commander He doubled In the first Oklahoma.Of lea side Is Inadvisable. Windwardside mattress cover, trousers- or any
Edward W. Mahan Station Web i! inning object which can be used to trap
have white water
and scored; he came the new officers, Lieut. Gre may causing
fare officer, 115. ''I through with a game-saving dou- nand is a graduate of Baylor uni- difficult swimming condition. Oil Gear air can be be used inflated as life-saving' gear.

ble in the last scheduled inning versity, Waco Texas and Ensign on the lea aide la especially dan- can by whippingcloth
Tonight the Boxers of the St. {r ((7th) to send the tying run Roth is a graduate of Cornell uni- gerous. Smoke and flame Is likelyto up over the water to trap
Guard and the air or by blowingup into cloth.
Coast :
Augustine across the plate; and In the 9th versity, Ithaca, N. Y. be worse on the lea side. Go
Station stage the first boxing meet delivered the over side to the windward. In going overside, make sure
held at Mason field. Already the Pulignano game-: you have a life-jacket. If one 1'
scene of baseball and football winning single after Whitcomband 2) The List Of The Ship-If ship not available, secure potential life-

games, the Field welcomes still another Stark collected singles. Games Will Be playedA 'cannot be trimmed it may roll saving gear. Go down a line with
Operations still maintains the : over 1C degree of list Is great. Debris -
legs aide hand
addition to the sports fold. braking on over
league lead. number of early season postponed and gear may slide over side hand. Don't slide. In Jumping feet
Over in the American loop, wit roll of ship In waves. Stay
Lieut. Corndr. Lawrence E. games will be played off this first cross arms diagonally to secure -
Ship's Company had a narrow escape Station Softball leagues away from low side if list Is ex-
II ask ell, athletic officer, reports week in the Jacket. Don't dive head first
that definite scheduling of Drew when its unbeaten record was Lieut. Gordon Clarke In I cessive. with Jacket on. Diving Is not ad
Meld and Orlando Army teams Jeopardized by Seaman Guard.Ship's charge of the diamondball prog- 3) Oil And Flames On The Water vised. In general the best placeto
for home and home baseball Company won 1 to 0, as ram announced a new schedule for You can notice oil slicks go overside is at the bow or
.r1'mehlngu on the setting of I :Marr bested Horning in a sparkling the second half of the season will much better from on deck than in stern depending on ships movement -

definite dates for the annual mound duel. The winners be released early next week. The the; water. Spot them before going position in the water and
,outbatted the losers, 4 to 3, and will be climaxed this overside. If in oil swim
aroU-Ja4-ksontllle series. campaign under Items 1 to 6. Co off to the wind- ""'
manufactured the only run of the season by playoffs for the titlesin surface to windward. In ward when possible. Inflate gas-

Servicemen part with many day on singles by Miketinac and the National American and Officers flames, get under water fast. Let filled Jacket after getting into wa-

V u Ceotlaeed .. Pf serve I ('ClaUa. c1 .. page even leagues your Jacket go. In small flame C'ontlnaed on page eerrnI

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Seaman Guard Wins 4 Games In Week 18 That Sot Congressman Visitor At Lee FieldCongressman

The following letter was received Y .
To Take Lead in Infra-Station Loop in the mail of this Sta- -

tion and is self explanatory:

.' By Carolua O. Anderson, Y2
I have a silver service blankin ci
Unleashing pitching and power in whatever quantitieswere out there for a maid in the Smear i e%

demanded of it, Seaman Guard catapulted to the lead in supple house dept an haven't

the Intra-Station league this week by sweeping four games got a hearing from it But will

and now maintains a game and a half lead over Marine Bar- take any part that you have bit
Because I in
open am Really
erstwhile leaders.
racks, need of Work an Just as soon as
Eddie Lyons, who pitches or you can I will thank you very ,

plays second base with equal dex Meet The FliersBILLY much." I .
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terity, carved two of the victoriesone Y a
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of which was a one-hitter over
NATTC Unit 2, 4 to 0. It markedthe r Lt. Tim Carey On

second time that Lyons had Abandoning Ship
turned In a one hit trick.
Ace Coty and Lieut. (Jg) Don Continued from page nix "
Cross authored the other two vic ter. Don't Jump with Jacket in-

tories which created the displace flated. i
ment of Marine Barracks as the Once in the water, work your

loop's pacemaker. way to rafts, floating debris or to I it Ji1! j
Marines Take Slide a group of shipmates. Get away

Marine Barracks had its most .:.. from the ship.Remember .
disastrous week, winning one and once you are over-
losing two Artie Lowe stopped -...... side, you can't return to get what L4'
Unit 2 after a 15 to 13 you forgot. Secure necessary items

eNATTC but Jim Deaver of As before leaving deck-especially life Melvin J, Maas (Ilep-Mlnn.), a member of the House
& Repair and Gene Pollock Y Jacket or gear to float you. Naval Affairs Committee, Is shown second from left just after landingat
of NATTC Unit 1 halted the Marines Keep your clothing on. If shoes the Naval Auxiliary Air Station at Lee Field to inspect the combat
who had been riding herd are removed, secure them to your- training facilities there. The congressman was particularly enthusiastic

since the league opened. self, using shoelaces. over the synthetic training devices employed to develop gunnery skill
Naval Air Technical Training Clothes serve many purposes. 1) In slmilated combat conditions. Pictured with Congressman Maas (left
Center teams after showing to ad Keep in body heat in cold water. 2)) to right) are Commander C S. Cooper, Bureau of Aeronautics, Com-
vantage in recent weeks against Can be used as improvised life- mander Charles O. Shone, commanding officer of Lee Field, Lieut
Main Station went into a tail spin saving gear. 3) Retards dehydration Comdr. II. G Sanchez, training officer.
of body in hot sun and cold
and won but one game in six en
gagements. Only Gene Pollack of chills at night once on a raft or

NATTC Unit 1 was able to dent open boat. 4) May be needed on N. A. O. T. C. Roundup
the victory column for the Training reaching shore, perhaps rough ter-

Center. rain.The
it embraced parts of KIGC general utility chief problem after gettinginto
Though for the tiler normal position
man the water is to afloat.
two weeks, the Intra-Station lea is third bate, bat can play infield stay News And Comment From Other Stations
saw its moundsmen hang together outfield or catch la a hard Know the advantages of the va-
gue successive hitter was once a clubhouse boy rious strokes, how to use regular
of five ( I I
a string for the Detroit Tiger attended life and how to im-
shutouts. Whether it was the balata Northwestern high school In Detroit saving gear LauderdaleNAS Vero SuccessNAS
At Hop
ball or buxom pitching Hurl- where he won letter In baseball, football provise life saving gear. Changes
Bauer of NATTC Unit hockey and baseball picked MOST IMPORTANT DON'T Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.-The Vero Beach Fla.
ers Johnny as all-state In baseball a rigid GIVE UP"! Hep
3, Lefty Keenan of NATTC Unit schedule of classes In the Cooks and Station bade farewell and bon cats were all hypoed up for the
1, Ace Coty and Eddie Lyons of; linker school doesn't leave him too -awl voyage to Lieut. Comdr. Henry J.
time baseball this first rug-cuttin' hop staged on the
much for season
who has
Guard and Horace Love White Executive Officer,
Seaman starred for tile Altes semi pro' itDetroit FamiliesTo ,
lace of Assembly and Repair, elbowed where he played for ex-Tiger Navy been detached for eventual duty Station. The dance was held in
their way to shutouts. Hilly lloitcl stand five feet eleven Get Ration FormsWar outside the continental limits of the Recreation Building, and prov-
Inches and weighs 178 pounds *
Francis Is Star 23 sears old umpires In the introstation the U.S.A. ed popular.It .
Offensive stars of the week were : league name Hank Green Ration Book No. 3 will not The welcome sign has been
Outfielders Kelly and Waters, here, the first major leaguer to enter be issued until approximately September hung up for Lieut. Shelley, of the was announced that an admis

x. NATTC Unit 2, Lyons, Bunn Cas- the service. ., Is as his favorite second baseball class, when Ration Books No. 1 Air crewman training office. Lieut. sion charge of ten cents (one dime,
P r:', ties, Bareiss and Phillips, Seaman but player will graduate a seaman from school soon ti* and 2 will expire. However, all Shelley was recently detached a tenth of a dollar) would be made
Chard, Jimmy Francis, Marine a cook, third class families of Naval personnel should from Jacksonville. for the movies which are shownon
Barracks, and Red Golden, Assem obtain application forms imme- the Station.
bly & Repair. A & R Bumps VPB2To diately and file them promptly for I The Station boxers came home
,',? In the vanguard of the murder's Take N, L. Lead all members of the family except Veteran SergeantNAS last week licking their wounds after -
'. row was Jimmy Francis, Marine those in the Armed Forces. Miami, Fla.-Platoon Ser- losing to Sanford in a fistic
3 second sacker, who slugged home Continued from pane six Application forms have already geant Francis X. Martin, Officer

& six runs against NATTC Unit 2 Shoemaker. Ship's Company rack been distributed to the quarters of of the Day and also police sergeant, duel.The Buccaneer (station paper)
with a homerun, triple and two ed up its ninth seasonal triumph all personnel living on the Station. is a veteran in the strictest sense journalists spiced up their edition
singles. by trimming a stubborn Naval Naval personnel living in Dewey of the word. But in the first world with this lulu:
Hospital club, 3 to 1. Park, who have not yet obtained war, at"the age of 18, he was
Intra-Station Standings I an application form for Ration "During a heavy enemy bomb-
W I- : Personnel A Wins Book No. 3, can get one at either the youngest gunnery sergeant In ing of an English city an ARP
Seaman Guard .. .. ., 10 4 ..t"i" In other A. L. contests, Personnel I the Station Post Office or the American expeditionary forces man ran to the opening of a public
Marine Barracks ,. ,...... 9 6 .SOU( A squeezed out a 1 to 0 verdict Yukon Post Office. And then the edition of the Sky shelter, peered in and called, 'Are
NATTC I'nit 1 ....... '7 6 .51 over the Hospital outfit. Rebu Writer comes up with this one'Salesman : mothers
Assembly ft Repair<< ... .. 5 '7 .41(. and No application forms will be dis- I there any expectant
NATTC I'nit 2 .. .. .. 6 9 .10( tripled home the winning run tributed to members of the Armed : "Darling, Just got my there?'
NATTC Unit 4 . . 49 ..307Week's Reagan pitched another masterfulJob. Forces at this time, but they willie commission in the Navy. Doll- "After brief
a very pause, a
Results Second place Marine Guard faced wife: "A commission again.
provided with proper applica- voice 'Hard to
Seaman Guard 2, NATTC Vnlt 1, 1. defeated Seaman Guard, 8 to 3,, in advanceto Why can't you ever get a regular feminine replied:
Seaman Guard 4, NATTC 1'nit 1, S. starred the tion forms sufficiently In life?" say. We've only been down here a
Don Evans on Just once
salary your
Seaman Guard 4, NATTC Inlt 2. 0. as : obtain Ration Book No. 3 before few minutes' "
Marine Barracks 15, NATTC Unit 2. IS. mound and Pohl and Adals shoneat Ration Books No. 1 and 2 expire.
Seaman Guard 11. NATTC I'nit 4. 9. bat; Marine Guard laced Marine
A*.emblr ft ltepalr 4, Marine Ilarraek Hospital, 7 to 1; Brinson's fourth 2 Officers PromotedNAS New Dispensary Modern

NATTC t. Unit 1. 7. Marine Barracks 2NAT1C inning double was the big noiseas Pay Account Mail Daytona Beach, Fla.-Con-
Unit 2, 4, NATTC Unit 4: 1.: Ship's Store Ashore beat Parachute Heads of Departments and Disbursing gratulations were in order for JoePenland NAS., Melbourne, Fla.-In case
Officers of all Stations didn't know it the Station
SSA team you ,
-- Loft 5 to 3; the Training Officer, who was
Photo the Commandant's jurisdiction Lieutenant Commander has a new Dispensary that is rivaled
also whipped the hapless promoted to -
to address all mail other in this
Labsters, 19 to 1; and Cooks- are requested and Ralph A. Embree, recent by none sec
The Runway Bakers downed VM Hangar, 6 to 1. concerning: Pay Accounts of Enlisted Navy Cross winner, who also tion of the country. It's located
Personnel to the "Crew Disbursing -
directly west of the old Dispensaryand
The setback suffered by Operations sports two and one-half stripes.
Continued fi.. page .!* of course, highlighted the Officer, Box: 15, NAS, is fully modernized for any
things when they enter military Officers activities. Other action Jacksonville, Florida." eventuality from colds to crashes.

life, but baseball Is one of the saw the runnersup T-5 club crack -\=- ___ Harris Is Miami "Exec"NAS The Dispensary Is under the direction

things which many Just naturallyseem Supply Commissary, 13 to 0; An- Use Fire Alarm Boxes Miami, Fla.-Lieut Comdr. of Lieut. Commander John
to find their way back to. No drukitas returned to the lineup The Gamewell fire alarm box William S. Harris of Union T Smith, Senior Medical officer.
better reason why baseball goes on and sparked Intelligence to a system is in commission. All handsare Springs, Ala., Is the new executive He has served in the Regular Navy
can be found than from a glanceat "natural" 11 to 7 win over Dis advised to use a fire alarm officer of the Miami Naval Air for over 12 years, during which
the Marine Barracks. team. pensary; Operations blackjacked box whenever possible. However, Station. Lieut. Comdr. Harris has time he spent three years on the
be Marti**, league leaden, VOVCS, 17 to 6: VPB2 tripped up fires may still be reported by served as superintendent of avia- Asiatic Station. l.e is a graduate
for a time, lost two game this VOVCS, 14 to 11, despite a home calling; telephone No. 333. Upwardsof tion training for the past year. of Dartmouth College and Colum
week, one Monday, the other run, triple and single by Dustin; 100 fire alarm boxes are locatedon He succeeds Comdr. H. L. Hoerner, bia University College of Physi-
Tuesday. That J1 the teams In and Hayes paced Public Works at ( the Station and in Dewey Park who has been transferred. cians and Surgeons.
the Intra- t3t1on league know bat in an 8 to 7 win over Dispensary
but what they don't know Is thatthe ?
Quick Now Boys What Are They Spelling
:AIari< worked out continuous Besides foiling VPB2, the No. 1 ,
!)' in the hot sun from early A & R club in the N. L. greased
morning learning and bettering the skids under Air Wing in a
their efficiency in hand to hand game as one-sided as a mirror
combat until shortly before the 25: to 2; A & R also waylaid VPB2
ball game. The determination: by a 9 to 6 rap; Marine Disbursing
of the Marines to play the gameIs disposed of Dispensary, 11 to 2:
worth noticing. VPD2 blanked T-5, :5 to 0; 0 & G

put on a five run rally in the sixth

Wing Tips Drew Field, of to sink T-5, 6 to 2, in a melee
Tampa, which Is attempting to which featured Condo's two-hit
schedule the Station for a game, toss In'; the Storekeepers smeared
has won eight of nine contests Marine Disbursing 11 to 1; Docks-
Lt. Cot Bernie Bierman leaves the Ferries up and coming ballplayers
17 to 3, and in
Iowa Navy pre-flight school this shellacked VOVCS.
week for duty elsewhere He a closely contested scrape Docks-
will be succeeded by Lt. Comdr: Ferries shut out Storekeepers, 2to
Harvey Harman, former athletic : 0; The Storekeepers took on a .
director at the North Carolina harried look and went pale around

Navy pre-flight school Joe the gills, beating the ozone in vain
Martin, named in the starting with their bats as Roberts threw
backfield on Grantland Rice's all his tricky stuff past 'em.

Navy cadet team last fall, is In -i-

the T-5 squadron. He attended 8 I America.. Leaguers Are Over 38 t. .k. ww. .r..t.-; 1aa:2.f h4ti.-K+M.a... ...,......-.w...,.... "' .a. .......... .. ...
Cornell before entering the Navy Eight major league players: now
Dave Handy, BMlc, former active are over 38 years old. In These WAVES from Atlanta, Georgia, though stationed on shore at this Station are thoroughly seagoingin
Flier baseball player, wishes he the are Al Simmons, Joe : the use of semaphore. Here (left to right) Radioman Third Class Muriel Stanley, Storekeeper Third
group I Radioman Third Class Edna Simpson and Storekeepers TMrd ClaM Ethel Appervon
were getting more liberty. Hanley Jim Turner, Earl Bruck Class Ruth Stovall
Heving, Paul Waner, and Catherine Bartow show their familiarity with the red and yellow flags and their loyalty to the service
Is In for lighterthanalrduty Johnny Cooney
training ner,
in N. J. Estel Crabtree and Carl HubbelL by spelling WAVES against the background of the barracks In which they lava



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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS _________Juno 3. 1943 i

I Admiral Mason Rear Admiral Mason Greeted On Visit GM2c James WilsonOf Decorated i in9

.. :;
NATTC ReceivesThe .
Says Training i' \

r !I Here Is Finest Purple Heart i .

Civilians Also Receive Gunner's Mate Survived t a I

i Encouragement From Four Naval EngagementsIn 1 .

? "First Commandant" Pacific Battle Zone '

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Rear Admiral C. P. Mason n. James H. Wilson, Jr., GM2c and '-', .
turned to the Station last Frida assistant to the Chief Gunner's ft. / ,
and spoke to the throng of civllia Mate at the Aviation Ordnance i
and military personnel who wen School in the Training Center, recently -
gathered at the Band Shell, acres it received the Order of Purple
from the Administration Building Heart.
where as Captain Mason ad th Gunner's Mate Wilson participated : -
first Commandant of the Stationhe : in four major Naval engage-
had directed the developmen ments and five skirmishes before L
of the Jacksonville air center. wounds and burns forced him out
\ Speaking of the events which] of action. :
had taken place at sea and on th! Pearl Harbor, Marshall and Gilbert j
station during the intervening: Islands, Coral Sea, Midway- JAMES WILSON, G3IZ
twelve months since his transfer, Wilson and his ship were in the
Admiral Mason said that the mei thick of all of the action.
trained in Jacksonville were undoubtedly A In all, be suffered eight
I the best pilots and me I wounds and severe burn before Yard Dept. S '
chanics in the fleet. being"sent to the Naval hospitalat

Since he added, our fleet is the I Bethesda Md. News
best in the world it is evident that Seven shrapnel wounds were in-
those men are the best pilots and flicted on Wilson in the Marshall I f'I.

"I mechanics in the world."The and Gilbert Islands engagement '. Battling every step of the way .
civilian employees, who The eighth wound occurred in the 'I.for every game the Seaman Guard
stay on here as enlisted men and battle of the Coral Sea. All of the team clawed out six consecutivewins J
officers are dispatched for combat, wounds were about his face and during the past fortnight to r
are the ones who will mould the boost its prestige considerably In ;
future reputation of this station," hips.The grueling experiences aboard the Station Baseball League. .
aid Admiral Mason. "The effort) ship reduced his weight from 222 Excellent pitching, backed up by .1
of each civilian group affects its pounds to 179 pounds. During one good fielding, timely hitting and
department's standing each de- Rear Admiral Charles P. Mason, first Commandant of this Station and stretch of sea duty, the ship didn'tsee all around alertness, seems to be .1
partment's work affects the station later skipper of the aircraft carrier Hornet in her glorious final battlesIn land for 93 days. Coconuts the reason for the spurt.
and the station's acts and the Pacific is shown in the center above as be came aboard the and fruits were the bill of fare af- The pitching has been especially
achievements affect materially the Station for a visit last week, during which he made an Inspiring ter land was sighted as the crew effective "Ace" Coty and Eddie 1
reputation of the United States lithe address to Station personnel; assembled in front of the band shelL With had been without food for five Lyons have given up a total of
war," he continued. the admiral are Captain Stanley J. Michael, Commandant (left), and three runs in 40 Innings. Lyons'
"Your civilian will go on making Commander R. II. Gamble (right) of the NAOTC staff. days.Wilson has two brothers in the efforts have been spectacular. He J
this the finest station la the Navy, one is an aviation machin- twirled two one-lilt games while
world," wild the Admiral."Mease tigate first.Although. ist's made and the other an avia- Coty's work has been just as val-
continue thH work and each will Beware the promoter of this tion metalsmith, and still another uable.
have done hU' or her share mot Sailor ; scheme was discovered and prob- brother expects to enlist in JuneJames' Another heartening aspect to
for himself but each will Coach Don Cross the
received home is Moultrie Ga.
ably punishment remember ,
have done this work to preserve Keep Your ShirtA that regardless of what punish where he graduated from high Flash", is that the battersnotably -
the reputation of his country, ment he got the victims of the school. He enlisted in the Navy, "Flash" Folio, "Skin" Lloyd
and hi* children, and of his chil Series of Articles Expos- scheme, and the men who receivedthe July 1940. Owing to the wounds "Big Gun" Bunn "Twinkle Toes"
dren's children." worthless. kits remain the los suffered in action, Gunner's Mate Barless "Grits" Phillips and "Gab-
Captain S. J. Michael, Commandant ing Crooked Promoters ers. Wilson has been transferred to the by" Horton-are beginning to .live iWi!

introduced the distinguished Who Be Operatingin Aviation Ordnance Mate School up to expectations as hittersby? ;:, .', ,
visitor who decoratedfor May with clutch" hits/
was recently "INVESTIGATE BEFORE YOU for the Duration. coming through .
heroism as skipper of the ill Jacksonville INVEST" .
fater USS HORNET in a Pacific Personalities! In the Yard Dept. .

battle. Captain Michael explainedthat s On Life Jackets William Clement Chandler CBM
Lights ,
the day's work had been tem-
EDITOR'S NOTE.-This is the
PA USN is the chief
) big husky
porarily postponed, "because I be- filth in a series of articles Here's A Stinger Save Four From Sea in charge: of the Seaman Guard.. .
lieve Admiral Mason has something
written by the Better Business Since enlisting at Louisville Ky.,
important" to say, which we Division of the Jacksonville From The WASP MIAMI Fla. (CNS)-Life jack in 1925, Chandler has served
all should hear. Chamber of Commerce for the ets equipped with red signal lights aboard a number of types of Navy
On May 4, 1942 a little more officer and enlisted men of this According to the man on the saved the lives of four membersof vessels.
than a year ago Admiral :Mason Station. Its purpose in to warn raft this is the way the story a Navy gun crew who were torpedoed The resourceful Chief was on
bid "adieu" to the station with a personnel here against the crooked goes: in mid-Atlantic by an Axis duty in Asiatic waters for a
talk, which he entitled "Keep Her promoters and racketeers It seems that this Bluejackethad submarine.The lengthy period and was duly ini-
So", a phrase used by Naval Officers that may be operating in Jack gone overboard Immediatelyon men jumped into the sea after tiated and qualified as a "shell
to order their ship to x hold sonville. So read this and sub the order to abandon the the torpedoing but the signal back" on January 24, 1929 The
its course. sequent articles carefully, and WASP. He secured a raft and lights guided a searching plane to Secretary of Navy highly com-
Admiral :Mason upon his return, beware. some hours later, along with I them in the night and led to their mended Chandler In 1930 for mer-
on leave, found that the civilian some others be had picked up, he rescue. itorious conduct in action betweenthe

and military personnel had "kept Service Kits Racket was floating along peacefully No member of the U. S. crew USS Guam and Chinese Com-
her achievement.soH-and had gone to greater I Racketeers never overlook any I enough when a shipmate came was lost although the ship burst munists of Yochtow, China He "
opportunity to swindle cheat and swimming up and was hauled into flames and sank within 30 received good conduct pin in 1937, 1
-- I defraud their victims. Evidence of aboard. minutes after it was hit. and again in 1941. Completedcourse ,
I this fact is apparent by the exposure "Where" In the hell have you of Instruction at Chemical
Plan OrientationProgram been the late-comer was asked Warfare School, Edgewood Arse-
of one of the meanest rackets .
of the war-a racket that vicimized New Book Identifies nal, Edgewood, Md.
"Well It was like this, he re-
and fleeced the parentsand Chief Chandler has served aboard
For New friends of service men who pled "You remember that jay- Insignia of Services USS SAVANNAH, USS WEST
who was a former Olympic
sent gifts to the men in camps ,
and overseas. diving champion and who had USS WRIGHT, USS PALOS, USS
WAVE Officers talked about It BO much I just WASHINGTON (CNS-A 72- GUAM, USS AUGUSTA, USS .
This scheme involved so-called volume on service insignia,
wanted to see him dive and I page REUBEN JAMES, USS CLAX-
"service kits" containing articles which reproduces 654 identifications E
knew sooner or later he woulddo TON, and the USS WYOMING.
needed by the men in the armed I of the Army, Navy Marine
rntia ed from I it. And do you know what The Chief makes a hobby of his
Ensign Doe, who was the first ervices. Purchasers were instructed be did after all that bragging Corps and Coast Guard and 337 and his flowers
WAVE officer on this station, conducts to send their money and the about his diving? Well, he grabbed others that adorn military and na- garden
the officers on a tour of I service kit would be mailed direct his none with one hand and val aircraft, has been prepared by
all the station, Tuesday, June 8. to the service man. The purchaser I. jumped overboard with his legs the National Geographic Society. The Smoking Lamp i
Lt. (jg) Price conducts the tour of course, never saw the kit, ando spraddled out like a fellow making Copies will be given to service
on Thursday, June 10, visiting the had no opportunity of knowingthat his first dive. I was dto- men. (' fr.n page 1.1If'j j
working billets of WAVES, while he was paying eight times gusted." ed that the Frenchman was entitled -
the following day. Ensign Bailey what the kit was worth, that the to wear his "fourragere," as
will tour the service schools with kit was of inferior quality containing "When" did you finally hit the Admiral Cook Reveals New it Is known in French. His ship
the officers 10 pieces of cheap writing paper water he was asked. had received the Croix De Guerre
The Operational Training Units 10 envelopes and a 15-page "Just a few minutes later," he Strategy Against Axis Subs and the cord he wore on his left
tour will be conducted by Ensign writing pad. This was enclosed in said, with a note of scorn. "You shoulder is the symbol of the honor .
Van Sickle June 12, and she will a cheap cloth and cardboard case know what I. did" he added. "I Cntiaued Ir.m page ... bestowed upon him as a memberof
also explain the operations and It sold for $2.00 and actually was got that Ja,&"'. attention and marine. the crew.
communications during a tour worth about twenty-five cents. then made the prettiest damn Training In handling the land-

Monday, June 14. Other combinations were offeredtoo I swaa dive you've ever seen based bombers, it was emphasized, Louis Standard, Y2c may be a
Ensign Reese conducts the tour consisting of inferior quality right Into the drink alongside is only one phase of the air operational yeoman technically, but he goes in
through the Assembly and Repair I shaving kits, comb and brush sets. him." training command programIn for a little shoe repairing on the
department Tuesday, June 15. Some swindlers even accepted payment Florida and elsewhere. In addi- side. He was seen working hardon
A flight for all the officers in a I I for a full carton of cigarettes tion to training new pilots in the a shoe which belonged to
transport has been arranged for and then only mailed a couple of arts of dive bombing and torpedo WAVE E. Petria, and, believe itor '
Wednesday afternoon June 16. packs to the service man. Counting Cadence Is bombing standard techniques not he got it fixed.A .
Individuals' for which have proved their value In
requests visiting
Sailor! when buy an order
station departments will be arranged you unseen" Blend Of Hog Calling battle against the enemy, the Chief Petty officer walked
for the final tour Thursday, merchandise "sight you Catia..4 frm page sae ATOC is experimenting with "glide Into an office la building 39 and
chance unlessyou
June 17.Friday. are taking a long best cadence counters on this bombing," the Navy variant of the declared that he wanted to buy
deal with firms of unquestioned -
June 18, the twenty When deal Station and points north south, Army's "skip" bombing. War Bonds. Everybody lookedat
WAVE officers will be detached with reputations."fly-by-night" promoters you east and west too. Mind you It's Admiral Cook added that the him In astonishment. Then

from this station. whose offices are under their hats, not a challenge but if yon wantto mast-high bombing technique, as the Chief caught on-he had
I. --- j encouraging a practice make something out of It practiced by the Army so successfully walked into the Fighting French
Dldjaknow which you costly. A A R will more than meet you in the Bismark Sea. couldbe office by mistake Instead of the .
may prove half way.Skipper highly effective against merchant War Bonds office which was
In addition to long hours at their All rackets are ugly, but the shipping, but cautioned that next door.
jobs, Britain's war workers serve kind that thrives on the exploitation 31 suicidal
could be
up to 48 hours a month manningthe of human emotion is the mean- against such a war practice vessels with adequate That's all to- ;; ;and until next I
home defenses, in the Home est of all. This racket just goes
Guard, or in Air Raid Services to emphasize further the fact that The word "Skipper" Ls derived anti-aircraft weapons.The week, we leave you this message-
word dive bombing attack, battle- Remember that it is better to buy .
from the Scandinavian
Anti-aircraft guns are now taken even where the men in service are
"schiffe" or the tested and proven effective, still Bonds now than find yourself in
over by men of the Home Guardto concerned unscrupulous promoters meaning a ship
Dutch word meaning has numerous advantages, it was financial bonds later SMOK-
release soldiers for duty overseas will continue to gyp the public "ochipper": ,
unless they take the time to Inves captain. stated.



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