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June 24, 1943


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Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
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Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).

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{ Banking Facilities To Be Established Aboard This :Station Soon

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Establish Radar \Director Meet Our Heroes Lt. Crommelin; J I Building 39 Site

Training SchoolAt He's An Authority On How For Office With

St. Simons \ To Bag Zeros Bombers 6 Tellers' CagesBarnett

National Bank Will
Fighter Direction Is Under By Lt (jg) Stanley Culp
S Lieut Richard G. Crommelin, Provide Convenient Service

Lt. Comdr. Morse; New holder of the Navy Cross for gal- For Civilian, Navy Personnel

School Activated lantry in action during the Coral :
Sea engagement, and Gold Star in

,NAS St. Simons Island, Ga.- lieu of a second Navy Cross for
The St. Simons Island Naval Air bravery during the battle of Mid- Designed for the convenienceand
of Naval and civIlian
';..:" Station recently became the basic way, saw action in virtually every protection facilities
Navy and Marine fighter direction major aerial engagement partici personnel, banking
; U. S. forces duringthe will be made available aboard
I. training center, officially known pated by -
this Station within less than one
k + as the U. S. Naval Radar Training first seven months of the war
month it was disclosed today. .
t I School. in the
; The Radar Training School is Now attached to the staff of Lieut Edward T. Hagen, USN.
Officer of the
under the command of Lieut. the Naval Air Operational Train- fkHI" Disbursing Supply
r":, Comru' Morse. Y2c Billy Heed, above, former New Ing Command here, his experiencein Department announced the U S.

1\: ,:". The new school replaces the former York showman, is director of the combat with the enemy enables Naval the Air Barnett Station National Facilities Bank Officeof of
aviation training program as Thursday night Victory Smoker on him to speak with authority on t
Jacksonville will be establishedhere
the primary activity of this Sta. the Station. The next Smoker, tactics. x.
featuring boxing bouts between Sent to the Pacific battle zones shortly.

tion.Originated by the British, Fight. Station Marines! and Sailors, J8 soon after the outbreak of war. Lieut Hagen has been handling

er Direction (the interception of slated for Thursday, July 1. Lieut. Crommelin first saw actionin arrangements for the new establishment
under the supervision of
'fighter the attack on the Marshall and
raids by our own
enemy Captain Vernon H. Wheeler, SC,
' aircraft) has played an Increasing. Gilbert Islands--first offensive of .
: Hold Your Hats USN, Supply and Accounting officer
ly important part in aerial warfare the U. S Naval forces He wasa of the Station.
on all fronts since the Battle of member of a fighter escort in .
The Station Bank, as the Facilities
Brltian Since October 1941 instruction the initial attack on Salamua and a .
,,r in fighter direction has Boys! SailorsVs. Lae. Then came his part in the Office may aptly of be called 09,
will Building
a wing ,
' been carried on at two Navy battles of the Coral Sea and Mid occupy
!II Lt. K. G. Crommelin located on the corner of Sara<.og&
schools located in the Atlantic
MarinesBoxing way.Shot avenue and Langley street
Pacific areas In order to meet Down In Coral Sea
zone, and which has probably been Norris Pledges Fine" Service
the greatly increased demand for Lieut. Crommelin's experiencesin
t' in this the battle zones did not consist even more drastically reduced to- Commenting on the Facilities
officers trained specialtyand
Smoker Office Frank W. Norris, vice
To Feature
to establish uniform proce- of air victories alone. He relates day.A
the Barnett National
dure and techniques throughoutthe Next Thursday; No Show Is a harrowing story of find- young "veteran" fightingman Bank president, said of"we will render every
fleet the combined training ing himself hopelessly outnumbered Lieut. Crommelin is still "
Norris who
school has been established here. Scheduled Here TonightBilly and surrounded by a large animated when he discusses the possible will service.take Mr. of, the
Tho physical plant of the NAS squadron of Jap Zeros, in the squadron with which he served in personally charge
, is ideally suited for the purpose of Reed, director of the Vic- skies above the Coral Sea. "I got the Pacific "Fighting Squadron financial service here upon open
the school but certain additions tory Smoker shows, has filled outa two of them before they got me," 42 (now disbanded) had the best ing of the office, added:

now leased or under construction sure-fire prescription for a full he said. record of any in the Navy up to "We are naturally delighted at
will be required. Housing and house next Thursday night at Ma- Finding his oil line damaged he and including the Battler of Midway being selected to conduct banking

I': messing of students will be provided son Field by billing a "natural" "ducked out" of the Jap infested ," he says. "We. shot down 44 business on the Station. We are
the best in
I ,. in the King and Prince Hotel fight feud-the Station Marines skies and landed in the ocean. Af- Japs and our own losses amountedto going to give to the Facilities men our Of.
r< immediately adjacent to the vs. the Sailors! ter spending a short while in a only four planes" "
11 '. Station. Some space for lecture There 'is no Smoker tonight, but rubber life raft he was picked up Bags Big Bomber fice.
Edward Clements head teller of
I :" and problem rooms is also avail- it's a lull before the boxing storm I by an American destroyer. Within Lieut. Crommelin's tenacity and the Barnett National, Bank in
f hotel. A and breaks loose on next week's program a month he was back in combat
able at the new the "Hatfielda and theMcCoys" fighting spirit created plenty of Jacksonville, will assist Mr. Nor-
specially designed two-story building when duty. I trouble for the Japs in the battle ris with the of the
of the armed forces ex- management
r, however, serves as the school Lieut. Crommelin is not overly of the Conn' Sea on May 7 and 8, Facilities Office, which will be
t center. This will be erected on change fisticuffs. impressed with the highly vaunted of last year. It was during this staffed civilian employes.Six .
the station itself and will contain The boxing card provides Jap Zero planes. He attributed I clash that he conducted a determined Tellers'
classrooms main fireworks on the July 1 much of their success in the early : Cages
, administrative offices, I attack against an enemy The Facilities Office in a wing
Smoker. In addition a Surprise days of the war to their superiority
and bomber which
four-engined resulted -
of 39 is remodeledand
entertainment, Building being
The staff for the new school has Contest, musical in numbers"a superiority in its destruction. In addition six tellers' will be in
;. been drawn from previous Fighter' and a War Bond grand finale are I which was becoming smaller every he was credited with eightt'ontiiitd stalled.All cages *
Direction Schools and includes cofeatured.The day," when he left the combat O. 1".e Twe I
services of the Barnett Na.
l bill of fare is liningup
ring I
:Marine officers from the Army
tional Bank will be offered to the
t follows: I
, schools. 155-pound as class: Clyde Perry, Tune Up. Cadence Counters! Naval and civilian personnel-ex- 1
, The majority of instructors have I and loans which will
marine. ; cept trust
. had fighter direction experience sailor, vs. George class: Ralph, Engle, i be available at the Bank's down 1 i

I under service conditions in fleet and marine 150-pound, vs. Joe Gennusso, sailor. i $25 War Bond Offered As Prize town headquarters. Government
units in both the Atlantic
class Red McCann, and local checks will be cashed

,\ the,Pacific Southwest and at Pacific.advanced bases in sailor 140-,pound vs. Sylvester: Comparing In Contest For Champ ChanterBy I I without collections charge handled deposits and accepted cashier, ,.

marine. -
Regular officer students at the "Marine" Styg- I travellers checks will be sold at
-. school Include the ranks of Lieutenant 13 -pouDd Richard Lee: sailor. Bernard Kahn, Se the Station Bank, Norris revealed.
Lieutenant (jg), Ensign les vs. I
Other bouts will be added, Reed So you can count cadence, eh Mac? Hours To Be Convenient
and comparable ranks in the Marine I.
announced.Sgt. Well, c'mon and start counting because there's a $25 War Bond In The banking hours have not

Corps._ .. Major Wolf and Sgt. Fred- it for the best cadence counter on the Station. I been announced, but they will be "
ette are organizing the leather I The JAX AIR NEWS, with the cooperation of Billy Reed, versatile arranged to permit the Naval and
V-Mall U First squad which will represent the director of the Victory Smoker shows, herewith announces a Station. civilian personnel to take advantage .

V-Mail is considered almost as Marines against their traditional I wide Cadence Contest for the championship and the $2S jackpot of the service during lunch

important as ammunition; ammunition sailor rivals.Lieut The rules of the contest are sim and after working hours.
is number 1 priority; V-Mail Milton Hull, USMC, and ple. All you have to do to qualify peen" cadence counter of the Station The Facilities Office is a wel-

is number 1 priority over all other Lieut. (jg) R. L. Holland, USNR, as a contestant is to be able to come addition to the Station and is 1
OB rage Sun three Not Rivalry Develops expected to alleviate the bankIng 1
types of personal mall. C.atl..d count to four-"hup, two, ,
Cadence has problems of many civilians,
four" or a reasonable facsimileand counting rivalry
to know your left foot from been raging aboard the Station Naval officers and enlisted men I
"If I Don't Get Back You Will who hare lacked the transportation -
your right, or vice versa. ever since A &:: R Metal and Ma-
Then mall the entry blank on chine division insinuated in a or the time to conduct their

Protector" this page to the JAX AIR NEWS story in the JAX AIR NEWS that financial transactions convenientlyin
Have To Be Mother's and fame and fortune await you i its leather-lunged platoon leaders Jacksonville. _

providing, of course you are the .II.could outbark any other outfit in -at i
Kxcerpt from the last letter of Commander Joha J. Shea to his best cadence counter. this neck of the woods. The A &: R Commodore's Grandchild Joins

five-year-old son, Jackie. Comdr. Shea, who was aboard the aircraft Contestants will be notified outfit boasts that its bizarre coun
New York (CNS) Phyllis
carrier WASP, was reported missing following action on when to appear for elimination au ters, such as Walter Blount and
Jean 20-year-old granddaughter
September 15, 19-1%. ditions. The outstanding candidates -.Wilbur Cook, are tops. of Commodore Oliver
chosen in the auditions will They sound like a blend of hog
"It is too bad that this war could not have been delayed a few be presented on the Victory Smoker calling, vaudeville singing and tobacco Hazard Perry, has joined the

more years so that I could grow up again with you and do all the program at a later date to decide I auctioneering. The boys WAVES. Commodore Perry wasa
things I planned to do when you were old enough to go to school."I the "winnah" and "chom- I C..tia.ed Oft r ate Twt Naval hero of the War of 1812.

than will ever know. When you are..
miss you too, more anyone
a little bigger you will know why your daddy is not home so much Warning! Cameras Are
Cadence Counting Entry
any"Fighting more. for the defense of our country, ideals, and homes is an Taboo On The Station
which daddy has to do before he can come jJ jJDlvlslon. i
honor and a duty your
Officer and enlisted personnel of Clearly)
home and settle down with you and mother. So wait a little longer. (
"In the meantime, take care of your Mother and grow up to be a this station are again reminded

good young man. Study hard when you go to school. Be a Catholic leaderin that regulations of a private prohibit camera the or possession the- NAME.._.........._.................................... Rate...............
everything good in life. Play fair always. Be a good I
taking of private photographs on \
a good American. -
and"If you I don't can't get help back being, you will have to be Mother's protector because the station. will .._..................._. ..-............... Phone................... '" I
Only official cameras
has. You must grow up to -.ayy
will be the only one to! "
S you heart. be permitted on the station blanks to JAK AIR NEWS
life and
take my place as well as your own in her action will be (Address envelope containing entry
Daddy. Pray for him to comeback Strict disciplinary and send by yard mall.)
"Last of all, don't ever your offenders of this
all 1
and if it's God's will that he does not be the kind of a boy and taken against
man your Daddy wants you to be. .



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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS June 24. 1943

Yard Department News Seaman Swings A Skillful Brush I Metal And Machines

Comdr. Gage On Party SuccessfulThe The Inquiring

"B" shift of the Metals and

;; _Machines Division had their second

Leave; Tag Office big girls blowout) in as many(enlisted months men last and L ReporterQUESTION

Sunday at the Pines. The affair

Does Rush BusinessSeaman i IMfF started at 1600 and lasted turnout.until ?Of 1 : Who do you
There was a good
course, like all other parties, It regard as the greatest man

Guard Organized included the gate crashers. in the world today

Through the magnifying glass: ANSWERS :
Softball League With Six enter-
Bob Patterson trying PVT. RALPH MOORE, Marine,
Squads Entered tain two girls. Doing a swell job Aviation Machinist's School: "Pres-

of it, too. John Ewald cutting ident Roosevelt! Our commander-

Commander F. H. Gage of the a rug with his WAVE Al Sedita in-chief has one of the most bril-

Yard department is taking a well- being perfectly ,ntent. Jimmy liant minds of modern times and

earned ten-day leave. He will be I Gloss carrying a club to keep the he's a great leader of men. He

back Saturday, June 26th. In his gals away from "The Ghost". Lar- pulled up out of the depression and

absence, Lieut. Comdr. W. B. ry Harrison entering with a girl did many things that have aided

Snook has been In charge. and leaving without her. Chief the country. And today in the
office staff Park and Chief Rogers doing a
Chief Murphy's tag worst war in history President
has been swamped with requests good Job handling the crowd. Roosevelt is leading us to victory."
for tags, and gas ration Thanks were extended to the
books these last two weeks.It committee In charge-Z. M. Cohen -
looks as if the "Home town" ) chairman, chief cook and bot- Office: "General Douglas Mac-

Love bug has bitten into Ed Wil- t >itwt ,2"S tle collector: J. M. Ewald, A. M Arthur because he did some-
ii J. Gloss and R. B thing by himself. He saved Australia -
son, "The Tennessee Rambler", un- Healey, M. ,
til he is about ready to give up his Patterson; to Lt. (Jg) Epley and too"ANTHONY .

freedom, altho the date isn't def- to Chief Park for their splendid V. RAMONI, Sic,

inite yet. cooperation. Y2 Division: "General Eisenhower
fcn j with me. His record is
Boathouse Perks Up Earl W. Stickler, S2c, works painstakingly and skillfully with oils, rates tops

Although in a slight slump at pastels, watercolors and charcoal at NATTC. Ills assignment, as Christian Science that leader of and an today outstanding he is the military main

the present time, the Boathouse pictured above, Is painting a backdrop for the musical comedy, "Car- "
Softball team looks forward con- nival In Rio", which will be produced at the Training Center's new Services AnnouncedChristian man fighting over there. j

fidently for in Riffle, a .350 hitter, Auditorium In the near future. Seaman Stickler has painted for MERLE McMURRAY, WAVE,

Lots (.400), Cole (4.00), and Brun- Coney Island Mardi Gras, Orange Bowl and the Festival of States. He Science services are Y3c, Personnel Office: "I'd say

son (.330), it has a quartet of hit- has also designed and built the sets for the musical extravaganza, now being held on Sundays at 1100 the greatest man today is a com-

ters who ask no quarter of any- "Rio". and the second and fourth FrI- posite of all the boys fighting this
one. With "Fire Ball" Lotz once on war. lie's not one man, but all the
of each month at 1900 in the
again in good pitching form, the days little guys, the sailors, soldiers,
Student Officers Headquarters
Boathouse crew is all set to make marines, coast guardsmen, and
somebody walk the plank. Navy Closes Three Building invited 600 to, topside.attend the All services.handsare fliers, who are risking their lives

New Police MembersThe Up The Ladder _ai and losing them in action. These
Police Department has act unsung heroes are Just as great as

Quired two new members, Miller: Advancements In RatingsAt Officer SchoolsRetains Two $500 Bills Fail the heralded leaders of nations."

W. B., BM2c. and Dailey, A. S., JAMES ESCUE, MO. MMlc:
BM2c, both formerly of the Sea- MAS Jacksonville To Buy Food For SailorNEW "Rooseyelt. He has more brains
Training .
man Guard. YORK (CNS) Becauseno for one thing. I could say many
C. L. Miller, Sea2c, of Fire House Places Quonset Point one in New York could change things in his behalf. Certainly he
No. 1 took the "fatal" step last at NAS ;
Advancements in Ratings two $500 bills, Merchant Seaman has proven himself qualified as
Friday. Jacksonville Has Been EliminatedThe President of the United States andthat's
Izabi wandered hungry
Following Is a partial list of Jacksonville George
Fire Chief Roy Winton is takinga Naval Air Station enlisted around town all one Sunday. Fi- the biggest and the hardest
15 day "Shipping over" leave. He men advanced in rating as indicated, Navy announced Its schoolsfor nally he appealed to a who Job in the world today."
is relaxing somewhere in Tennessee's effective June 1. (Additional names training officers commissioned cop
week loaned him $2 until the banks PVT. FRANCIS P. SCHOTT,
will be published next ) :
famous "Blue region. from civil life has been reducedto
AerM2c James L. Davis JamesG. "I think
To opened Monday. Izabi bought a Marine Guard Company:
Baseball News Uoeser. four, effective since June 1. double order of ham and eggs with Chiang Kal Shek of China is
The Seaman Guard pulled back To AerM3c-William G. Philip Quonset Point, R. I., Dartmouthand
the two bucks. He has the hardest Job
To AM2c-Clinton J. Green. greatest.
into lead in the Sta-
a one game To AM3c-Harold A. Brown, Wood- Harvard Universities have and he's done a helluva lot for
tion League by defeating NATTC, row C. Spradley.To been eliminated.The : the Chinese. Other countries have
Unit 4, last Friday, 3-0. AMM2c-Harold J. Carter. four indoctrination schools
$15 War Bond Prize received but China has
With all of his players back To AMM3C-William J. Bodden.To support
retained at Princeton
being are
BKR3c-Henry M Evans RobertE. held on almost alone so far and
from leave and the addition of a Hemstrought Arthur D. Mllner, University, Princeton, N. J.; Cor- For Champ Chanter credit for her stand goes to Chalng
new pitcher, Mgr. Cross thinks Harold J. Nelhouse. Till D. Pittman, nell University, Ithlca, N. Y.; Uni- "
the Seaman Guard is fairly well Edgar R. Sanson, Peter P. Stepco- Continued From Pare One Kat Chek.
versity of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.;
vlCh Robert A. Turner, Ivan L. Wol- KENNETH BAILEY SKlc S2
fortified for the tough pennant fenbarger.To and Fort Schuyler, the Bronx, N. have a "solid" beat-four to the ,
"stretch drive" looming ahead. BM2o Thomas D. Brunson, Thomas bar-and the A & R platoons Division: "I haven't any answer.If .
IHewgley, Horst E. Lange, Y.The however the question were to
"Grits" Phillips, IB, "Gabby"
announcement the
Isadore[ J. Laskowski Woodrow W. by Navy swing in step with martial rhythm.
ask who is the
Horton, c, and "Skin" Lloyd have Long James J. Meaders, Joseph J. said the reduction results from the NATTC, which is willing to greatest personin
been steadily improving both in Meskis, James H. Moran Herbert L. the world I'd say Mme.
need for correlating the program argue the matter at the drop of a
V. Russell, Jr., Lawrence Kai Shek. She shows
Parrish John
hitting and fielding and their add- Chiang prac-
G. Smith Mlllord S. Streeter, Edward with the new college training pro- white hat, responded by belitting ticable constructive vision and
ed presence makes a difference. B.: Strickland.To gram for officers.He's the A & R counters and contend- ,
"Monk" Whitehart, formerly of CK2c-Theophlls (n) h ing that its sailor and marine"chanters" stands heads and shoulders above
the University of North Carolina, To CKlc-Gus In) Austin, I 'kd'E'1 all the men."
were by far the best.
Elms, Comer (n) Cochran.
has been handicapped by injuries, To CK3c-Chris Y. Arrocena, An Authority On For Instance, there's Charles F. MARGIE HAMILTON, WAVE.

but seems to be ready to go now. V. Ash, Eugene (n) Cam, Larenzo L. Schwarz, a 225-pound Marine, who Y3c, X-l Division: "Being Democratic
If he is in good shape, he should 3'Neal, Emery A. Simmons, Arthur (n) How To Bag Zeros sings out the count thusly: I consider President Roose-

help the Seaman Guard consid- : Smith.To CM3c-Laudrlc "W" Brooks, JohnJ. Continued From Pace One "Wreep, hl-e, lot, up-1, up, velt the greatest of the great men.
erably. llawran, James H. Tison. \vreep, ulf, hl-Iof." He Is an outstanding president and
These additions, plus the presence To COX-Joseph (n) AlbrUlo, Lyle successive attacks against six commander-in-chlef. He has help-
Last but not least the Boot-
Lewis A.Jrubeck ,
Earl R.
F. Bishop Japanese fighters U. S.
of such standbys as "Flash" Jr, "J" "B" Butler: Luther: harrassing camp joined in the cadence free- ed the common man. He is help-
Folio, "Twink" Bareiss and "Gray R. Casey, Alfred (n) Cohn, LawrenceF. surface forces, and downed two of for-all and said both A & R andNATTC ing all the United Nations to de-
Eagle" Bunn, make the future EmmerU, Everett (n) Estes, Albert the enemy planes in addition to counters-or chanters feat the Nazi-Fascist-Jap forces
look less dark for the Seaman H. flowers Myron J, irowler, Thearenr. damaging several others.In or I also admire Prime Min-
r. Graves Edward H. peen, Curtis L. what have you-aren't even In the today
Guard. Gunter, William D. Hamilton, HowardA. the Midway battle Lieut. same league with their spielers. ister Winston Churchill, but to me
E, Larmeu, James Crommelin was commended for his
Softball OrganizedThe Kindle Joseph the so-called President Roosevelt possesses all 1
M. Lewis, Frank J. Masanz Roy E.riauck skill, and perseverance"in Pooh-poohing Jazz
Seaman Guard has turned courage
William H. Morris, George and boogie-woogie cadence the Re- the qualities that a truly great
whole-heartedly to Softball by C. er'jo R. Peebles, Rob t disrupting an attack on the USS cruit Center offers its "refined, man must have."
forming a league of its own. The A. Porter, Howard H. Rldgway, YORKTOWN. Facing almost im- of I
league was fostered by Lt. (jg) H. Smith, Robert B. Toombs, William possible odds, his squadron at- gentlemanly" style counting as
the finest the Station.
Van Kejth K. Wain. William on
C. Dyke
Donations For
tacked 18 dive-bombers which Sought
John Patrick, and is directed by H. Womack, Jr., Walter J. oung. So c'mon all cadence counters,
BM2c Bob Hanken. To CSK (AA)-William C. Davis, Jr., were protected by a large enemy callers chanters and barkers
I plain Recreation RoomA
There are 8 teams in the league, I Thomas W. Jones. fighter escort. He personally ac- and vie for the scroll Army
CY AA-Donald T. March. championship
'lo (
MCA team representing a Watch I To EM2c Bela L.. Hacsl, Harold L. counted for one plane shot downin and a $25 War Bond. The line for donations of usedor
Section. A few preliminary skir- I S1t flames, and damaged another request
forms to the
mishes hare shown that great 'lor'EM3c-Frederick J. Baler, Charles before the Nipponese fled from right. discarded furnishings to equip f
H. Bailey, James C. Coleman the scene. -'- a recreation room for soldiers at
interest In the is evident.It .
Crosby, Charles M. Perm,
Woodrow (n)
also appears that Team 6, cap- Jr., Angelo (D) lerrandlno. Charles W. 5 Brothers Academy Grads Material Commendations Camp Blanding has been relayed \
tained by E. Estes, will be the Mossier, Paul J. Kelly. Earl C. Laugh- Lieut. Crommelin is one of five to the JAX AIR NEWS from i
team to beat. ngnouse, Edmund W. flotczky, Harlow brothers in naval service, all of Commendations were receivedby Lieut. Cecil K. Kinkaid, who Is In ,,
Rood. the following during Material '
The teams and their fol- :S.: whom graduated from Annapolis.In charge of the project.
captains To Flo-*red J. Galloway, Fred T. Inspection held Friday: Hangar
low: 1, Porter J. A.; 2, Boise, E. Jordan, Edward (n) Koleckl, Charles addition to himself they are: 113 Tables, chairs, book shelves,
114 115 116 140
117 Ad-
: E. Meizer, John racks and mat-
t' Henry magazine reading
D.; 3, Bunn, N. A.; 4, Speckert, Commander John G. Crommelin,
J. Sullivan, Jr., Charles L. Zarnlts. ministration Building; Dispensary;'
ter of all kinds
A. J.; 5, Albrlzio, J.; and 6, Estes, loc--Victor J. Campo Steve L. Commander Henry C. Crommelin, North Wing Bldg. 953; Buildings are
E. Csontos, Frederick J, Hanson, Albert: Lieut. Commander Charles L. needed for the partiCUlarlY.
705, 700, 703, 710, 717, 713, 714, 715.
where soldiers
Radio Program Clicks .t". iiaragrove, Lio A. Pal lie.lo Crommelin, and Lieut. Quentin C. may
650, 711, 704 701, 701, 722 601
Jiuobard. ,
UM.IC-Wesiey W. Crommelin.Few amyse themselves while off duty,
Did you hear Bandmaster Payn- 'lo CiMJC-Haroid J>. Cox. 600, 610, 612, 620, 900, 905 911,
ter's Band the '' Junlous major sea or aerial it was stated. Any Navy families -
Coast-to-Coast William
over lo HAIC- 1. Mona en-
461 462 463
465 466
network last week? 1'" Chambers: Hared 1). i. Lean, Jr., gagements have occurred since the 467. 800 desiring to contribute are
Charles v.*. urener, cnaries J. uoaager, 801, 802, 803, 804, 805; A & R asked to get in touch either withR.
outbreak of the
Why don't listen next Tues- war one
you Liuy JK,. durum, Allan D. iNecKvr: }, Building; Parachute Loft; Boat
day to his local program over Sta- rands L. i'mmps, Wen t.. i-mmi/a, or more of the five Crommelin House, Ann and Boat Facilities K. Samuelson of the C02 Shop
tion WJHP at 2100? tiaroia r.'. bheuuo, Bruce !t. Apars, brothers participating.Lieut. Celestial Mary ('Phone 736)) at A. & R. on this
*Wgf __ faui J. 'iraupman, nooert W. iray- Richard G. Crommelin ; Navigation Training Station, or Lieut. Kinkaid 863rd
L nor, Josepn ji., iricarlco, jack (n) Van- ; Link Trainer Building; Skeet Field Battalion 63rd In-
no, Joseyu walsn, Louis W. wrona. was the fourth of the brothers to Machine Artillery
Instructions Range; Gun Range Radio -
Swimming 10 Ji. _. Tower; Permanent Barracks; !
'lo 1MJ.CYQne'y jt i iazier, Al- --- 31
Started For Children Ship's Service Restaurant Senior
bert V. De Lucia. emy.Born at Ala. he ; '
Montgomery, ,
'10 MAUc--Harold W. Fritter. 3.O.Q. Commendations were given First WAVE Selected
Advanced swimming instruc- attended school there during the
'&0 "MMlc oeorge W. )tooerts for general excellence In \
tions were started for children of To hb'llc-lSenJamin H. Darnell, winter, and in the summer spent ance. appear- For Officer School
officer and enlisted personnel Mon- William B. Greer Clarence W. Wilson, his vacation on a large plantation :

day and will continue for a two Olin E. Young which the family owns a few miles planes or warships all the way The first WAVE selected from

week period. outside the Dixie city. This estate from the South Pacific to the cold this Station for V-9 Officer Can- I

Officers' children are given instructions and the surrounding lands has North Atlantic, but Lieut. Crom- didates School, Storekeeper Second
each week on Monday Mail Schedule been in the hands of the Crom- melin apparently has enjoyedmore Class Rosa Branr.on of Montgomery -
Wednesday and Friday from 0900 melin family for more than 100 than the usual
of mail is amount of Ala., is due to arrive at the
to 1000 and enlisted personnels' Prompt dispatch as- years, some of it having been pur- success in both. During his childhood Naval Training School, North-
ehildren receive swimming lessonat sured if the mail is deposited in chased from the Indians as earlyas and
of the early youth, in the hampton, Mass., on July 3. She
the same hour on Tuesday, the boxes on the porches 1819. fields of his home state, his most has been assigned here to Cooks

Thursday and Saturday. I Station Post Office between 0800 The former Miss Ann Jeffery of enjoyable sport was,. hunting the and Bakers School.Storekeeper .

and 1800 on week-days and at Norfolk, Va., is now Mrs. Richard little "feathered bullets." Today Brannon is the first

DldjaknowThe 0800 on Sundays. Personnel is requested Crommelin and the couple has a he and the other members of his of many WAVES who will be .

boatswain's pipe is one of not to deposit mail in the young son, Richard, Jr. family In the service are equally changed from V-10 to V-9. Sew

the oldest and most distinctive slot in the Station Post Office Quail Hunter In YouthIt proficient behind the business end eral more have been Interviewedand

pieces of personal nautical equipment lobby between 1800 Saturday and Is a far cry from shooting of a machine gun trained on Japanese expect to receive their orders
0800 on Sunday. quail in Alabama to hunting Axis planes. shortly.



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24, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Paga Threw

I I ",n"n"u""n, I

I 'White Hat' Fliers Are Heroes, Pielocik Captures Training CourseIs J

Too; For Example: Lieut. Mason'd 1 Gunnery LaurelsScores Conducted For

.. You seldom find the -"white :.:,::. :>' -:' ,'yttl:, :: Grade of 3.57 Si ?! VES Staff Personnel

hat" fliers as heroes in aviation ".......,.. : :;:; ; y ,

fiction, but they get the job done, :; ; Bomar Is Top Honor
according- a story written by 'J,1l h hC ht 1 Transmitters Tickle The
Hal Goodwin and Peter Harkins in Student Of Class 38
Skyways. Their article follows: Ground With A Hoe AndIt

Perhaps the reason the "white Walter J. Pielocik, AMM3c, won With FlowersThe
hat" fliers don't get the glory is the distinction of being the top I By Edith Brlnkworth, YSc I Laughs

because it's a little awkward to honor student of Companies 37 deal of
I There has been a great
work of the Communications
say: and 38 which graduated from the
activity around the WAVES bar-
"Aviation Machinist's Mate First Naval Air Gunners School near Department is Intensely ape
racks. Many of the girls have re cialized for the of further
Class Bill Jones ignored the flak i this Station. purpose
ceived their ratings some are get
that Jap cruiser was throwing up, Plelocik,. of Company 37, scored training and indoctrination of per-
ting married and others are enjoying -
failed to notice the line of tracers, ; 3.57.: Edward S. Bomar, Jr., sonnel, under the guidance of
etc. ARM3c, with a grade of 3.56, was leaves. Lieutenant Commander V. H. Con-
Good stuff, the author thinks. the standout In Company 38. Many of the WAVES are now radt Eberlin II, Department Per-
All but that "Aviation Machinist's Ten honor students from each taking golf lessons and are now sonnel Officer, a training course
Mate" stuff Make him Lieut Company were selected for special registering for Instruction in rid- has been conducted with classes
Jones. Sounds better .j laurels. They follow: ing and tennis. This supervised so arranged that the daily watch
This attitude on the part of fie- 3i Class 37 instruction is scheduled to beginin schedule has not been affected.
; ;
tloneers might bother the Navy's i Pielocik, Walter J., AMM3c, the near future Many of the excellent training

enlisted pilots, If they weren't too / 3.57: ; Wilson, Stanyarn, V., Jr., Jean Reps, Olympic high jump films available from the Main Sta-
busy writing their part of the warS ..:j AMM3c, 3.56: ; Wood, Lewis N., record holder, is now Specialist"S" tion and AOTC Training Film

in headlines. > AOM3c, 3.53; Hakes, Melvin K., 3c. Specialist "S" is for the Sections have been exhibited, sup
Consider the names of Navy >. 7 f <; AOM3c, 3.52; Spitz, George T., assignments of special work of plemented by lectures and practical a
air heroes of this war-the ones r: S2c, 3.51 Chapman, W. A., Jr.,
;r;:_:., t' I ; recreation, general maintenance of demonstrations with equip- ....!
you probably remember: Lieuten ..... :':. x ':N" AOM3c, 3.47; Holmes, James A., barracks, discipline, etc. Specialist ment in daily use.
ant Commander "Butch" O'Hare, Lt. Donald Mason AMM3c; 3.47; Ormsbee. Ralph S., Reps works with Ensign Kath- It is felt that the practical train- !,
Ensign Gay, sole survivor of Tor- aviation ideas, decided that sailors I AMM3c, 3.47; Chltea, Nichols (n) erine Rahl with the WAVES ath ing will result in increased interestin
pedo Squadron Eight; Marine Major should be given a larger part in I ARM3c, 3.46; Leikam, John (n) letic and recreational program. the duties performed, and that
Lofton Henderson Lieut. (jg) ARM3c,
l. ;
the actual flight.
3.45.Class more efficient use will be made of
Donald Mason who "Sighted Sub; 38 Storekeeper ratings were assigned -
Once the step was taken an enlisted the excellent in the
Sank Same ." squadron was formed. This Bomar, Edward S., Jr., ARM3c, to Isabella Schramm, Irene equipment
Wait a moment. Who remem- squadron is the famous "Fighting 3.56; Beaty, Wesley D., ARM3c, Shirkey, Sue Chapin. Helen Saxon, Communications Department. i
bers that when the 28-year-old Two", officially Squadron V-2. Its 3.44; Irons, Robert S., AMM3c, Jane Campbell and Kay Cooke. An enlisted WAVE was heard t.
Navy flier potted his first sub and proud motto was "Adormini," 3.36; Green, Willard D., ARM3c, Specialist "S" ratings went to remark upon completing the short
sent in his classic report he was which translates to something like 3.35; Skelton, Wayne A., AMM3c, Becky Seafler and Marjorie Goode. course that she was beginning to

AMMlc Donald Mason? He was "Up and at 'em!" 3.35; Roth, Jacob W. E., AMM3c, Frieda Bornstein of Newark, N. understand how electricity gave an enlisted pilot and he remainedone. The of Two servedin 3.35; Biggs, John M., Jr., ARM3c, light, made things hot, or made
men Fighting J., and Louise Trautwein, Topeka,
them cold and that above all she
medal his 334 Gaines Leslie H. AMM3c ;
They hung a on the Atlantic, the Pacific and ; Kansas, both Aerographers Mates3c
chest and promoted him to CPO. the Caribbean. They flew their 3.33; Smakula, John M., ARM3c, have recently arrived on this was beginning to understand what
Mason wasn't satisfied. He fighters from the decks of the old 3.33: Thweatt, William T., ARM3c, station after having completed made a radio work! She was later

chalked up another sub. The Langley, the Ranger, the Saratogaand 333. training. Other new arrivals at observed operating on the mechan
equivalent of a second Distinguished from the Lexingtonwhichsank --':: !. --- the WAVE barracks are Seaman ism of her own receiver, replacing "

Flying Cross was awarded him from under them in the bat- Second Class Burke, Flannery, and a defective part and withal high- 4
\I -and a commission. tle of the Coral Sea Trick Shot Artist Switzer of Detroit. They are I ly pleased with her new know- a,

(Today Lieut. Mason, author The greatest value of the "white Specialist "T" strikers ledge.
of one of the most classic hat" fliers lies in their versatility. I Garden Wins Attention -

phrases of the second world war, Like the utility player on the ball Is New Navy Marcella AMM2c Pitra, Y3c,married and Bill at Inspection parties on their

is in charge of Naval aerial anti- team, they can play any position 'Boot'I Leipold Edward's, were afternoon I weekly rounds have noted the
St. Friday :
submarine training on the Jack- put the plane together, get it go- I Chapel short flowers planted around the Station
sonville Station.) ing, take it up, fight it as pilotor Bang! Bulls-eye! They and have enjoyed a returned honey to Radio Transmitters Buildingof
Many and many a Navy flier gunner, and patch it up after Shootln' straight was onlyan moon now the Communications Department
wearing officer's insignia was Just the flight. art but a livelihood for Apprentice duty on this Station. I and have commented on the

another "white hat" flying sailor The Navy is proud of its enlisted Seaman Charles Joseph Mary Dalton, Radioman is vivid coloring and the variety of
before Pearl Harbor. Some of pilots, and with cause. For as a O'Rlordan who is now a recruit spending her leave at Pontes blooms displayed. In small but
them could show a sleeve full of Navy spokesman put it: at the Station boot camp. Vedra. Carolina Mudd, Y2c, is see- II I carefully tended beds thousand
hashmarks denoting almost a decade "The flying officer became a O'Rlordan's trick shooting was ing the sights of New York City. I, of magnificent blooms have been
of Navy air service. pilot because he thought he could. his trade with Jingling' Brothers Others who left this week were adding to the attractiveness of
The flight training of enlisted The enlisted man became a pilot Circus. He's an expert with pistols Helen Graef, S2c, who is spending I the grounds.

men dates back to 1927 when the because the Navy thought he and rifles her 10-day leave with her par- The beds are the result of tbs
Navy alert to anything new in should." Firing a pistol or rifle, O'Rior ents in New Havft ;' Conn., and initiative and interest of the crew
dan hit the the N. Hosford S2c who is in
can spots on Grace at Radio Transmitters.The .
CHEMINOTS, faites tout pour five of clubs when tossed Into Boston, Mass. j
I blooms have added not only
[Nouvelles de La France I empecher la circulation des trains. the air at a distance of 25 or About 50 WAVES attended thesailors' to the appearance of the premises
Extermlnez les Boches et ralliez 50 feet. lie's also won the ap.plause dance at Cecil Field last I but they have brought joy and i
les Francs Tireurs. of audiences with
Combattante I many week. pleasure to all recipients of them.

A Weekly Column Conducted I J E U N E S PATRIOTES, les leg trick shots.mirror and between-the- I -a fb _i"Yank" The daily cuttings have been distributed -
'Traltres de Vichy veulent to the Dispensary, Naval
John Ashmore I vous
By Lt. (Og) I The Navy recruit would have For Sale
livrer a Hitler pour combler les Hospital, and throughout the
Edifice 39 'Phone 8604 felt right at home la the cavalry
trous de son ann e. Rejoignez les 1 length of tM Administration
glorieux des Francs Tireurs too. One of his circus acts I The'Army Weekly "Yank", pub Building. .
rangs was making' bulls-eyes while lished by military personnel, contains -
La Press Clandestineen I \'I
OFFICIERS DE RESERVE, riding' at a full gallop on a horse humor, news, and articles of I Complete GM Oearae.
France c'est la rage au coeur que vous "Japs, Germans, bulls-eyes on interest to all military personnel. Personnel of the Department under
I voyez ces debris de l'Arme hit- the spots of cards are all the Subscriptions may be secured from the direction of Commander
Ex traits du "Franc TireurParisien" Krienne asservir dans la mlsere same to me," says O'Riordan."In the publication's headquarters at W. A. Lynch Communications Officer -

organe d'information, de I noire notre peuple alors que vous fact, my job of shooting at 205 East Forty-Second Street, j I recently completed a practical i I
liaison et de combat des d tache- savez qu'il suffit de quelques targets and flying objects was New York City. Rates to enlisted : and intensive course in defen-
ments de Francs Tireurs de laRegion bataillons de soldats decides to dull and for months sive attacks.
pour beginning get pretty personnel are $1 eight measures against gas
Parisienne. I ecraser ces mls 'rables. N'attendez it will be a pleasure to drawa ((35 issues I. or Jl.50 for 1 year Every one ha been instructed in
Les hordes Hitleriennes sentent I plus, rassemblez-vous bead on Tojo's boys." 1 52 issues I. I the use of the various gas masks.
souffler U vent de la d talte. La _. 1,
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prgtendue invincibility de 1'armee I Venez apprendre aux jeunes

; allemande s'est e'vanouie sous les cadres de detachements de Francs Academy Graduates Study Aerial Gunnery \
Tireurs vos connaissances de fart
coups terribles que lul a inflige'la 417i
glourieuse Ann rouge devant militaire. Ralliez immediatement
Stalingrad I cette armee sans uniforme qui
Tous les Fran ats saluent avec combat dans toute la France. -

un immense enthouslasme la vic- Novembre 1942. tx
"''-v,' toiie des Allied -- --- ---
", sur les Boches ,

.x en Afrique du Navy Births
Nord, oil l lea ,

troupes am 'rl1 ,I At St, Vincent's Hospital I5b. + 0
1 4 caines ont pris Electrician and Mrs Georgeonnen (
.' pled pour par- berg' a da': 3hter, Ruth Louise, Monday
tlciper a la de- I June 14, ..
I Aviation Machinist Mate and Mm qr
f faite de 1'Hit- I Kenneth Vincent a ion 'Tuesdav) Tune
:' N l lename et du 13.I I Ii
Chief Yeoman and Mrs Ethan A. i
facisme Musso- I
) Woodard, a son Jerry MichaelA dneday h +I a i'Ilf'I' ''i Sdo
men] et :
ni aux June 16: /
queUes se sont Lt and MM Wallstium, a
> jointes les son, Richard 'he tad s \ June '
16. Y :
Lieut. Ashmore troupes Fran- I o
Cook (USCG) and Mr James Osteena S
Daises et des ufr.ter. Mabel Allgene, Thursday

Offlciers Fianc.al3: tels que le I" June Aviation Machinist Mate and Mrs .

General Giraud, le GtSne'ral Beth- I George L. Moore a daughter Paula %' 4it" ;
ouard, etc. La France entiere Lee IJ
I Ernlgn! and Mrs. Samuel Walker a i
admiration devant la
exprime son son David Wayne, Saturday. June 19,
figure du General de Gaulle, rep- Chief Aviation: PI7M and Mrs, L D. I v I
1 reaentant du ComitS National de Smlthey. a son Saturday, June 19.Electrician Jj I i $ .
Combattante depuis I ( Mate and Mrs John Rlf-
la France qui
fel a daughter, Sunday, June 20. :
de deux ans organise la Resistance I Yeoman and Mrs Norman L. Bal- )
I Nationale lance a son Norman Luther, III, Sunday "
; LES and Mrs William G
Chief Specialist
EN MAUVAISE POSTURE. Les Miller. a son William Glenn. Jrv : ,
I troupes d'occupatlon sont dlss 'm- Sunday, June 20. 1-1e
Fenlmore Roudebush
twice dans toute la France mail Lt and Mrs
a daughter Carolyn Virginia! Sunday 4 I
cola ne peut que les affaiblir en- June 20.
et c'est tous les fcq. _.
core plus pour -
Fran als un appel au combat pour r
Cancel Piano
j ProgramDue i'
chasser i'envahisseur Les vail- '< .'
i lants lutteurs qui combattent dans to circumstances beyond '::P'" <' < d

lea Detachements de Francs TI- control, George Chavchavdaze, internationally J.. >1
reurs vous montrent le chemin de famous pianist, will ./. ",if .. .
. 1'honneur et vous appellent I not be presented on the concert th'o"'r '
, OUVRIERS, au lieu de partir program scheduled for Friday, A class in boreslgktlng learns how to adjust the sights of a gun so that at any given distance
chez les Boches, groupez-vous a .I June 25. This outstanding concert from the muzzle the bullet will strike exactly where the gun is aimed, with the effects of wind and gravity 1
trois ou a quatre et constltuez un I I pianist will appear,at a later I being compensated for. This photo was taken a!* U. S. Naval Academy graduates continued their

groupe de Francs Tireur. I date. : ._ .i btudy of aerial gunnery at the Natal Air Gunners School near this Station.C' .





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Page Four JAX AIR HEWS Juno 24, 1943

Jtllt fl! ls Here's What 'Dishonorable Discharge' For DesertionIn --

Editorial Office Time Of War Means To The Man Who Gets One hyJ ini G G!

,I. Public Administration Relations Annex Office, 'Room 31dg.221'" ,tl1.o f' If IIt t tI News. ondVieuus immStatio1 I) .

';. Telephone Extension 8542 I itr I o Ctf s

.Th. JAX AIR NEWS It pabliihed weekly at .Iie U. S. ,

Naval Air SUti.. ittkioiville l1.rlda. fcy the r.fclU

KrUtU Offfe at a. exp >.. t* the ,,f.ra..... / C0t""rRrd By Capt. Reuben W. Shrum (ChC), USNOn
i. C.p''*. ars di.trtk.ted. free .( ch rg. t. cillcted .sad U

ether Xaial pcrtvamet at the Naval Air EUti., U. July 21, 190:5: the U.S.S. BENNTNGTON, a gunboat -
auxiliary air .tail.. at Le. aid Cecil Field, ..* tk.
Naval Air Caaaer's Sck..I. DittrlkaUom If .!.. madet had an explosion In San Diego .harbor She

tk. H a4c..arter* .f tk. Natal Air Of had a crew of 198 men who had been mustered a

Traialar C.rraai ... the Natal Air Teckakal Tralal few hours before the accident. The explosion caused

f Ceater. by defective boilers, brought about the dire tragedy

.; which resulted In the death of sixty sailors with
Rear A.Mlral A. B. C..k, CSJT thirty-seven wounded.
Ckief .t Naval Air OperatUaal TraUiir
for muster
When they called crew following .
the acddenC only sixty men were able to answerto
Captal S. i. Mkkacl, USN, their names. The true spirit of American valor

C..t.Jacbo..lII hovered about that
group. They
Natal Air StatkaCapte3a ) -
fi> \ were haggard exhausted heroes,
I\\ FEf ., but their suffering was in the
J.... J. O'Maller MC), CSX, ,
T& .,. \ line of duty.
C.H.aa4i.r Officer OHHCIS 1AR, "r
r. S. Natal H..>IUIC WHAT |PrCDrri IS OUITTE'R ? """'D TttE MEDicItse It) f7/TTLR.' .,. these There details is a significant relative to sequal the acct to

( ., *; dent on the BENNINGTON. This I
.M.a>4 r Edward= JS. D.leeek, tSX, JUST A PIECE of PAPER MOV< f3t/riN TIME HE'LL TASTE THE llL.- sequel has been handed down .
Caanuaadlaff Officer .I>ISfIONCJR"I1E D" w.R6r.I 13TOUGH RAP: TOR GO NO OVER 7HC HILL! +'S. word of mouth from the chaplain: .
Natal Air UBIBCI'I S He'll get none of the discharge pay nor any of the other helps which at who that was time.on duty in San Diego ,';.

Ueat Cl, Cheater L. Gawae, CSMCOmnaadlBc (let), the Government will more than likely provide after the war-as a
'i The
Officer, matter of fact so far as his country !is concerned he won't even exist men suffering from ,J
wounds taken
Maria* Barrack The law provides that every person who deserts In time of war, and is 4. were wards where ashore to improvised -
convicted of desertion, is not only deemed to have voluntarily relinquished they were
laid side side for
.. and forfeited his Federal citizenship rights, but Is also forever I by surgical care
mauBjr D. HI' 1. DE-VG), CSNB, Opt. Shrum and attention. The ;
mmia4iaf Officer, incapable of holding any office of trust or profit in the United States, story goes
that two who burned
Natal Air Teckaleal Tral.I., Ce.ter or of exercising any rights of a citizen thereof. lie can't vote, or run i men were badly were placed
for election, or even to a Veterans' hospital. He cannot join aVeterans' near one another. They were suffering Intensely
Lint. C.l. Ullllaaa T. Evaa, CSMC (Ret), J go One of the men let loose a line of curses almostas
organization, nor can he or his children be buried in a Federal
: ranaa4Iar Officer, hot the His vile oaths
as explosion. breathedout
ceremony. Employers will turn him down for a job His family,
Marl,. AtiatUa Dctackmeat
f if he has one or if he can find a girl who will be willing to have him, implications against all mankind. The lad
1 I will be continually ashamed of him. When his kids want to know next to him listened a while, then raising himselfon
mmaa4er Ckarle G. Shaae, A-YG( ), ISNB, his good arm with the other badly burned,
what kind of a hero he was, or when the boys start talking about all
C.rma.di.r Officer leaned over and said, "Say, Mate, you haven't got
they he'll have nothing to sayause he'll know what they
Natal Air Lee Field .
Auxiliary: StatUa. to live-be decent"
think of him. And there will be nothing he can do about it; he can't long
I even re-enlist in the armed forces to redeem himself. Not even apresidential The word decent comes from the Latin word
I C..4II. Officer amount of hesitation that I mention that construction ,
t Auxiliary Naval Air SUtUa, Cecil FleW I of the verb. We frequently think of the word)
..._ ... .. .
"becoming" as applied to a lady's hat or a gentle
.: Tk. JAI AIR NEWS reeelves Carp Newspaper Service ? -r-- /Ce-L t ". ---0 man's suit of clothes. It does not seem to have

raleriaL Rep.Tlie.tlea .t erediIed matter pre- ( +:o. quite the strength of meaning that we want it to
..Ia"e.a vl.B.Bt .errlsal.B .t CNS War De.a(1..B(, have when applied to a two-fisted hairy-chested

MS K. 4X.4 Si* JT. Y. C.I seaman. But, we do think the word "decent" Is a

t d C king5La strong one and so we take the liberty to couple it

t.4 Thought For The Week: p with its Latin derivative which means "becoming".
I "* / So the sailor's
\ A -> young plea to his dying shipmate, ,.
after all, was that he do the becoming thing-that
If drive automobile the Station '
you an on he be decent.
I ,: .
0 i
t. pick up personnel going in your direction. I' ....... .- _r -- ,--. C" ''&: Young men in the Navy, when far from the refining 'i// ;,

Man hours saved here will help beat the .. .,'" ; -- .V.1: influence of home and the home folks, are it :
-- inclined to become careless, They walk the streets 1,1 .
Axis over there. I I of strange cities they meet people with whom they ".

:p By Steve Kalagian, Y2cA have not associated before, they see strange sights,

I WAVE walked softly to the coke machine on the top side of the and are inclined to do unusual things. Sometimes

Take Out InsuranceLess Administration Annex building the other day and very coyly dropped they are sent to the front to face death in time cf

: in a nickel. Nothing happened. So she put in another nickel. Still battle. Oh, that you and I, as members of this

no cokes. As she stood there perplexed a sailor, who was watching great and honorable outfit, the United States Navy,
than two months remain for ;you to the whole scene with an amused expression on his face, walked over might take the words of the young Bluejacket who,

take out National Service Life insurance and inserted the electric plug into the socket but it was still a to his suffering shipmate said "You haven't got

without physical examination. As you must dejected WAVE who walked away from the coke machine without any long to live Mate-be decent". How much more

know by now this special offer expires on cokes. important it is if we have long to live. With yearsof
service ahead
what a ringing challenge such an
:August 10, 1943.It A South Jacksonville High Here Is the inside story of admonition should be. Months or years of decent

would seem that there would be no school teacher, who was recently why the Yard Police &"a"e up service and conduct! Whether to live or to die, the

necessity for this; newspaper to urge its employed" at the A & R., borroweda their cat as a mascot and tookon admonition comes to uswith equal force. Let us

readers to take out the maximum amount of friend's car one day to go to a small German police dog. endeavor to do the decent the becoming, thing in

$10,000. But records reveal that not the: Yard Office and secure a sta- According to the sailor police carrying out our oath of allegiance. Be it at home .
enough or abroad recall the words of the Bluejacket of the
tion tag for her own car. When the cat was too productive and
Naval personnel have taken advantage of this she returned a short time later It required all their spare timeto U.S.S. BENNINGTON, "You haven't long to liver j

opportunity to protect themselves and their she made the following comment: take care of her offspring Mate-be decent".

families. "The folks In the Yard Officeare Their new mascot, "Reveille," Is t

certainly nice people. They a male.
Insurance has become
now an integral
have special places marked 'yard From Other } {
part of American life. It has assumed even office' for their visitors to park Jess Marable, a former inspector Papers .

greater significance with our country at war but I wonder why they gave at A. & R. who has been trans- .

and most of its men in the armed forces. It me this parking ticket. ferred to Cherry Point, N. C., 18 For A Nickel)

is as valuable to a fighting man who sooneror wrote the following notation to The story is going around about sailor
HIT OF THE lUOl\'TII-Tbe a hitting
his wife who is still in Jacksonville
later will face danger as the weapons with boys over at Ship's Store AshoreIn : the Jackpot" on an automatic Coca Cola machine

which he fights.Remember their new blue frocks. "If you do not receive this letter somewhere on the station. He put a nickel in anda

that if you thought enough of write and let me know so t bottle shot out. Before he finished opening it. .
I The battle of the Seaman shot out. He grabbed !it with a shout and 'j
cry that I
wife to her should may give another
certainly you
your you then
marry I 16 more came out before
Guard every time one of them returns mailing address." they stopped-18 for
provide for her welfare in the event of your a nickel. He had so that he
to the barracks is, "Whose Maybe he thinks his wife J U many got an empty
death. If you are single, your mother and name did you get today?" psychic. case and passed them out among his shipmates. His

father remain your closest relatives. They Nice people. New identity unknown THE PELICAN 'USNS

:' have sacrificed much for you. Is it too muchto According to the Yard Police .

ask that you think enough of them to A duty officer was making his sailors' hats are more square -at
rounds bicycle the other Honorable Or
on a and orders are taken more Dishonorable?
take out insurance in times like these?
night when a Marine and a pleasantly on than
Look deep into your consciences, mates. WAVE came by. They came to any other day. Saturdays Reason-it's the A sailor on leave had been courting a mountain t) ,

You will have to admit that you owe it to full attention and saluted. The weekend and nobody wants to gal. One night her father said to him:
officer tried to return the salute "You have been seeing: Nellie for toa
family and to country to take out be restricted our nigh en
your ;your
but he couldn't let go; of the month. What are your intentions honorable or
insurance immediately. There is no time bicycle handle bars In time. So dishonorable?"

for procrastination. Tomorrow ;you might be he just nodded at them and gave birthday Eddie Holm cake, from Y3c, his received a Looking at the father with a startled gleam In

at sea. them a great big smile. motherin his eyes, the young seaman exclaimed. "You mean
New York the other
I day. As he I got a choice" NAVY NEWS.
-VaSrf -- -i-r Sailor "wolves" have found a gaud fondly at the huge mass of '- iiof !'; .
sweetness In front of him, mem- )<
Welcome New ZealandersA new to get acquainted.
way AC-I' bers of the Personnel office made Goebbels Said Only Four
cording to a WAVE O. D.,
their attack In less time
than it
small detachment of New Zealand call on the 'phone and say, I takes to say, "Happy birthday," German flyer at the Pearly Gates: "We'd like
I'm Do have
lonely. girls "
you any to
airmen has arrived on the station for train from Chicago there?" Said this the whole cake was gone with the come in.
will be with for exception of a very tiny piece St Peter: "How many are there In your group?.'<
ing. They working us several WAVE officer "I tried to be ac- which the "raiders" Flyer: "Forty."

months to come. comodating but when the calls compassion left for Holm with to some cele- St. Peter: "Sorry. Only four of you can enter1Flyer .

., Let us extend a welcome hand to them. continued to increase I just said, brate his birthday with. : "Why?" "
and In uncertain terms..
(fThey are another of our Allies who have no no St. Peter: "That's all Goebbels said were shot V
distinguished themselves on all battle fronts. Chic Horbach of the Yard office This happened at the civilian NEWS. _
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:They are fighting for the same cause for made his third class rate this cafeteria Tuesday morning A Faith In -
1 month and he passed around waitress walked up to a chief who God
which have dedicated
we our resources our
cigars but what cigars. Wowl! was having breakfast with some It is faith in God
efforts and our lives. of his shipmates and made some It is that has kept us as a Nation.
faith in
To demonstrate to them unlimited comment that he evidently God that gives us the unconquerablespirit
our V. C. Cabbage AMUlc, hadn'tseen didn't to Win. It will be faith In God that will if

faith in the United Nations, let's meet them, Walter Reeves AMMlc since I like.The chief we but allow it, have future generations say about ...,

1 talk to them and make them feel at home. 1938 when they were on the ENTERPRISE without a word arose of playfully and, us, "they fought and died for what they bellev d1EI
together. But they there warning, gave
,Wc would expect the same hospitality if we fire years later when they her such a hard spank It echoed Chaplain to be right Eric and they have not died In vain."-"

4 /should be transferred to New Zealand. were assigned to this station. C..tla. 4 O. Fife Se"ta Chapel Hill N.H.C. Arendt In "CLOUD BUSTER, < i
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:"": ; Literary Scrapbook Poems By Or About Naval Personnel I

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) I Matriculates (Edit...'. Not: The following poem wa written by a man on the
I Mackintry now famous aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE. Fay Clerk O. A.
1 r Naval Air Gunner School who submitted It,
Macklntry was a foot-lcose .child Carver USN, of the
A chum of "Johnny Zero" doesBt remember the name of the author. JAX AIR NEWS prints

Unlike John who won acclaim It because -expresses the feeling of the Idea on ENTERPRISE

Mackintry was no hero. immediately after the treachery at Pearl Harbor.)

r Mackintry was a foot-loose child "The Galloping Ghost"It

'I And when he went to sea, happened one morning at an early hour whileA
& 4111Ji His mother's apron strings behind small fleet of ships steamed east half power.

; ___ And childish pranks left me. All was as peaceful as a Sabbath could be,
I With all Its watches and church you see.

I, rI J.lacldatry was a foot-loose child
.r From pranks to rinks went he. As two loud bells tolled; on the ole yard arm

The Navy won him,in a batch The radio's brought forth, that crucial alarm,

',. Of new recruits for sea. "Pearl Harbor being attackedby land and by tea,
," By enemy forces, as bold as could be.

I- Mackintry was a lootlood1i1d
He smuggled im and rye, Just how they managed to evade our front line,
( Got plastered on and off the ship Can only be told, by who plotted the crime.
I 1
And bashed the top-kick's eye. Wave of destruction dealt out with each bomb.

.. d First houses ships hangars, then people unarmed.
Mackintry was a foot-loose child
Too smart ever to sense They had their first choice: at the pride of our flEEt,

The warnings of his ship-board" But never again shall it ever repeat.
) I mates We're out for revenge to even the score,'

Who prayed in his defense. A thousand to OI'1e. and even much more.

Mackintry WAS a foot-loose child
j' But now he's in a stew We launched our planes, from morning to dusk,
I" I They caught him going o'er the Searching blue waters for submarines to bust. ,
I tM
and Fighters
fenceA With Torpedo, Dive Bombers Scouts ,

.' "general" now is due. bring back the bacon to Dear Ole U. S,

Mackintry was a foot-loose child News reports told, of the awful disgrace,
I lIe busted from the ranks Of a U. S, carrier that couldn't keep pace
---- He can't find bread nor GI bed The Enterprise was said, to be sunk at sea,
He's in "civies" on the banks. Among many a vessel and crafts, they believe .
Station Movies

i",, Meet Your MatesBrief I Mackintry was a foot-loose childA For two or three days we roamed and we tossed.
JUNE *4-"Lucky Jordan", Alan Ldd to boss.
Melee. Walker, Cecil lleU; "'$.!> general court discharged him. The high seas of treachery, our enemies
Biographies of Men marine Raider", John Howard, Mar- He's now a bum-dishonorably discharged Day in and day out, we sought to destroy
'i": r Serving With You Koerlte Chapman: Lee Held. The enemies subs, cruisers and carriers with "'y.
: JUNK 25-MYUB* Mr. PUt". K.berMrlry < Even won't use him.
a Jap
lUbart Dame Main KUtloaj"Aerial ;; at the setting sun,
"iJ I t E. J. BROADWELL AMMlc G..ft'. Cheater; Mvrrkc, -ROBERT MYERS Y2c.: It was the following evening
_. Stu- the Gallant "E" with its course well run.
for wholesale liquor distributor Richard Arlen Jimmy LYDd When
worked a
f drat Officer Aud.: "Hlnga tier Came steaming with grace to that destitute place,
in :Miami before enlisting .
n rraHeary F n4a Tierey smoke clouded lace.
k-7rd ahead
ptl .;, in the Naval Reserve more than Ceeil Field; "L.c: ." To A MustangYou Pearl Harbor
"'. right He has been Aka Lad4, Helen Walker. Lee Field,
JtJJfB!: M-AerUl c.._ Cfcexrte Slowly we moved, down that channel so straight
for than five the plains
more along
active duty grassy
on : grace of their fate.
Mtrria Richard AHn. Jianaay Lyd.a Which brought to our eyes a first glimpse
',' years and been stationed at Miami, Cftl fieldBinr .a Her You rove wild canyons throughThe decked with despair.
Pensacoia. and Jacksonville tt*jrer.." Henry r..e*, Ce*. Tie,. winds that sweep the open One side was lined and and bare.
Now stationed at the A. & R.. aeJ', Lee Field. range The other-a ship of great size grounded

took as a private JUNK %"Yankee Doodle Dandy". not free than
Broadwell up flying Are more you.
Jams Carney, Joa LeRlie Main Mmih Over to "F" nine, the Enterprise did slide,
and held a limited _...
citizen n; Mr. ritt. lUbert 'neath the tide.
commercial n)1nglicense from ley. Robert Don t. CwU lied; Upon your shining satin back Behind two ships resting
Aerial t-nnaer," Cheaper Morrii, R4- Words are too scarce, and adjectives too few
1930-1934 '. He graduated from No saddle has ever been thrown
Lee to
chard Arlei Jimmy Lydoa, describe this treachery you.
Miami: High school where he Field. The, cruel prod of the goading To adequately

played end on the football team JUNE 28--"Orcbertr A\K**." GerreMontgomery spur ammunition and fuel
His hobby besides flying ia Ann Ruth: +rfard. Mam.station Your flank has never known. In, only to take food,
continue this
; "laakee Doodle D..ay" To keep us fit to
married and
fishingHe Jaane Carney, Joa Ix U*, St.deniofficers' t Orders from headquarters, that we should depart
make Chief soon 0' monarch of the badlands
hopes to very And.: "Yen"E Mr. JTiU while it was yet dark.
the morning,
Robert Morley, :Robert bond Lee Keep freedom if you can At four in
I"lrid. Let not the swinging lariat
A former professional skier, G. JUNK 29-"Palm Beach !Story," Clandett Make slave to man. Away in the morning while all were in bed
;4. A. BYINGTON, AMM2C. is now on Colbert Joel McCrea.\ Main you a Left everyone puzzled, the radio said.

duty in the A. &: R. Hydraulics and Station M ; ", Ann Rulherferd.." George, Mad -cHARLES E. JACKSON Unit., First in, then out, MY! what a ship

I Landing Gear department A _BtKwmerv. Officer*' An*.: "*_k 'e l...di _.. Sea 2c T-4 I Tis no wonder it has given the Japs the slip.
( graduate of St. Johnsbury Academy Dandy? Jame Cufiney Jean Leslie, .-. I
attended Green Mountain Cecil Field. of Americans, loyal and brave as could be',
he JtTMi 80KhytbiM .( the 1,1..4., Al With a crew
Junior College before enlisting in lag J ne.. fare "Fracee Main Station War Is Hell : Fighting a just cause, Freedom, Religion. Life and Libeity,
the Navy more than two years ; "1'tiliu Beach bt rv." (1 udctte With our Creator at head, we're destined to win,

ago Byington, who comes I I Ht"I'Colbert, Joel.; McCrea."Ore-ItHtra Student'ho'OfflAnd. '- "Well men there's our said.objective. :' As an American Nation, we'll fight to the end.
Our valiant Ensign
from Burlington. Vermont Intends C re rre Ro4herf.rd,
to make the Navy a career ( Jame; Caxney: Joan Leslie 1'Ield. Our course is straight ahead". to make it worth while.
While in school he played quarter. To give to the cause,
back on the football team and } ",-= It's up to the factories in whose home land they rest,
spent. all his spare time huntingin I Our men stood grimly waiting, To put forth with all effort, and accomplish its best.
To meet their bitter test;
the Vermont woods Is a
graduate of the Machinist's Mate Breezes I They knew that in this battle We, as the crew of this Big Fiat Boat,
School at the NATTC here He Each man must give his best. Will each do our "Best", as long as she floats.
earn'd the title of which now we can boast
is married. From We have
Salty Humor At last the Ensign signaled, "GALLOPING GHOST OF THE OAHU COAST"AUTHOR '.
Here And There We charged and charged again; As the UNKNOWN. !
WAVE HARRIET BURKE. Sea- The dust of combat cloaked,

man 2c taught history at More- Women Not Foolish A mass of bloody milling men. ---j-, : ... "

bead, Miss, High School before Asked what he'd done with his I United NationsN AN In The State Of MindIf
enlisting in the WAVES because"I pay a Ship's Cook answered: A few stormed their objective
was not doing enough for the "Part went for liquor, part for The rest lay where they fell; u you think you are be.atE-n. you
1 war teaching school." A grad- women and the rest I spent fool I That's how we catch our bus to N are,
uate of Mississippi State Teacher'sCollege town I
y y her hobbies are people, ishly. -t,S( __anrrt Yes sailor, WAR IS HELL. If you think that you dare EoUj

dancing and photography she And A Iry- HABIT, USNAS End you don'tIf

,i has red hair, engaging smile anda Light had a little dressIt I Hutchinson Kansas. DictatorshipNow you'd like to win, but you think
and she
pleasing personality was light and airyIt you can'tIt's
's"ery proud of the uniform she didn't show the dirt a bit sailor. "I'll have to phone my station almost a "cinch" that you

wears. But Gosh-how it showed Mary.. ; for permission." AndTomorrow won't.

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StayMayBe"Say Sailor """ InternationalOrder If you think )'ou'Ulose3'ou'\'e lost,
SlIghtlY""l'en'ou'lA Can
down there!" shoutedthe Gal: I was just insulted by a For out in the world you find
nervous sailor registered you N
the father from the head of the sailor. Success begins with a fellow's will;
Mi wife in Sec rity.
1 aid and turned to her asking, stairs. "It's two-thirty. Do you Sal: Really, what did he do? TOM QUINN, It's all In the state of mind."SKYVRlTER.'l.
wouldn't to me
I'' .) are you positive you think you can stay all "night ? the when Gal:I He winked at him.speak Machinist A. & R. Machine Shop ,
thank ,
'J ant to go through with this? "Er you 1 I

1 Male> Call by Milton Caniff, Creator of "Terry and the Pirates" The_ Boy In Upper 13 j I

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' ''- Reunion For Navy Baseball. Battery Fliers Set To Face 10 Men On A Mattress_ Cover Is News


\ !i '' 'S : V : i1L1j FoesOverWeekendA 3 Victory League n (4 r v 1Au

". busy week-end is in sight
for the Station baseball teamas

'. /1. \ three Victory league baseball a A a
t foes stand by for individual -

f < whacks at the first place i N9Mu"

, d ;>', Fliers.The .
,. I
:,; l'. battles which loom up as '
: .j : .. .: i the toughest are with the second M
.::1. ,, .... place at 7:30 tomor-
"'' 1. .":<.'....... I Carpenters : ),
row night and the Sunday game R
Not since they temtd up ai Pitcher and Catcher, respectively, for the Naval with the Mayport Section Base.
Academy baseball team had Sam Bgh, l left, former sports editor of the Jacksonville Monday the Fliers play the Painters -
TIMK-UHIOH and Commander T. J. (Tom) Hamilton former head of the Ntvy'i in the finale of the three game
.aviation physical training program, met before the camera Since this picture series.
wit taken on the Station t few weeks ago. Mr. Butt has been named managing Vickery To Pitch
editor of the TIMIJ-UMIOH' and Commander Hamilton! has departed for sea duty.
_. Lieut. Marty McDonough has
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named his ace chucker Bob Vick
**a/WS* formerly of Duke universityand
*-*"***'- l* _, r ery
'. J >/e aaa w / the Philadelphia Athletics to
_. mound duty against the challenge
ing Carpenter nine. Vickery was
i defeated by the same club 3 to 2
earlier in the season.
''l JL Ahother new face In the starting
lineup for the Station will be
Catcher Billy Riggs, who is handling "Thr. Men On. A Hor,," quit. a bit of Honrion on Broadway a f.wyurs
f i the backstopping duties while ago, but if took the present war to .".illi'" the popularity of 10 man ona
Pat Colgan is on leave. Riggs mattress covor. The 10 sailors from the Assembly end Repair department chow
Edmund Walsh. YSc played semipro ball for Billy Rogers I supporting themselrei! on an inflated mettress" cover are learning to use improviiod
I By team in Detroit before enlist life saving gear as part of their water training program. Other members of Hkelan .
ing in the Navy. i look on from the background

The recent announcement of the promotion of Sam Butz, Pitchers Are Ready

former sports editor of the Times-Union to the position of Fortunately all of the Station Water Training Program HelpsA

managing editor carries with it the congratulations and pitchers are ready for action in

10' well wishes of the entire Naval Air Station. As sports editor the three contests. Vickery will
the call tomorrow with Phil
and conductor of the column "Ifs, Ands, Buts," Sam was Miller, who has won six ana lost and R Men Prepare For Sea

one of the most popular and best sports writers in the nation.His none ready for Sunday and John-
presence at Flier sports --- --. -------- -- ny O'Donnell on tap Monday.
contests both off and on the Sta- Injuries mostly of a minor nature Though there may never be another Johnny Weismullerin
tion always reflected his interest Seaman Guard for the first time this sea- the entire group of Assembly and Repair enlisted men
in our teams. A former Naval TopsIn son are hampering the team. Out- and officers now undergoing water training on the Station,
Academy man he may have fielders Joe Johnson and Larry they will all be better qualified to protect themselves and
found It easy to support the Navy, King are both bothered by bruised
hut his comments on Navy athletics ., Intra Station legs. Second baseman Eddie Lyons their shipmates in the event
at Jacksonville were always has a sprained hand and Short- As a result of a recent decree
well taken and highly Interesting. stop Joe Walsh is still hobbling by Commander Braxton Rhodes,
Station sports :fans will miss I Loop By 2 Games around because of a broken toe. National Leaguers : officer hi charge of the A and R
sports editor Sam Buts, but wish Walsh will not play in any of the department, every man on duty
him smooth sailing: in he new By Crolu G. Anderson, Y2v: three impending contests and is there Is taking* a special seven
j&,. likely to be out at least another Worry Over Slants hour course in swimming and Water
Fashioning two victories apiece week. training

Certain Duk university Alumni without defeat, Seaman Guard and '. '- I I "Every man going to sea should
Including one Lieut. Glenn E.: NATTC Unit 1 Marines cut the Of Stan know how to swim," said Com-
PointekI I
( Ted) )Mann Station Public Relation biggest swath in the Intra-Station Lieut. Comdr. Earnshaw mander Rhodes, "The time required
Officer are gtowtag; baseball league the past week I to teach men is so small in
over recent reports eminating which was highlighted by the su- Visits Here This Week By Bernard Xah, Tae I comparison to the value a sea
trom the Durham, N. C., school per-pitching of AI Pollock Johnny This is the second chapter in I going man derives from knowing
that Fireball }>',anlde Slnkwlch, O'Donnell Deaver Harry Weiss and Jim Lleut. Comdr. George Earnshaw the story of Stan Pointek, AMM2c, I how to swim that I believe it is
now one of Uncle Sam's Marines who coached the Station'' baseball who is currently the scourge of our duty to make sure every sailor
i but just last fall the land's sum- The pitcher's toil yielded three team to a record of 35 victories the National softball league on the 'is a swimmer."
I hr one halfback, will play for shutouts including one and two- against 15 defeats and one tie, is Station. Although the sixfootone I 250 Swim Dally
the Blue Devil this fall Prt. hit games as seaman Guard added a visitor here this week. Now on 225-pound Floridian reportedas Several classes of A and R
>.inkwich, if such be the case, to its first place lead which now sea duty, he had duties as assistant an outfielder he has turned out swimmers have already passed
would not only be pursuing; his stands at two full games and theNATTC personnel officer and as per- to be a nippy nerve tonic, tests planned by the physical train.
military training, but he would Unit 1 Marines lodged it- manent officer of the day at Jack- ter builder and hair charac-I ing department. There are five
IIIho have an opportunity to aim self more securely in third place, a sonville.In A <& R ever since he started' classes each day with 50 men in
hit passes at Duke's K.O.T.C. mere half game behind Marine addition to establishing a fine pitching. a class, making a total of 250
midshipman Bob Gantt, one of Barracks who lost its only engagement record as coach of the Station Pointek, a former landscape men receiving instruction daily.
the game's top receiver, of the week to Unit 1, nine, the one time major league gardener at West Palm Beach, is The general plan of the seven
4 to 1. hurling great was selected Coach proving himself quite an artist on : hour training: program calls for: a
The Naval Training Station at Pollock la On Hitter of the Service All Stars who played the diamond, too, and has recorded ,; one hour lecture and six hours of
Great: Lakes Illinois, will from all The distinction of pitching thebest the major league all star in two perfect no-hit, no-run games instruction at pool number one.
appearances be the first Service game of the week went to Al Cleveland last Summer in a fortnight. The A & R ace ,|, Among the topics treated in the
post to commence football practice Pollock of Unit 1, who stopped i -- blanked Docks and Ferries last lecture are "Abandoning Ship."
Lieut. Comdr. J. Russell Unit 2 Marines without 'a run anda week, 18 to 0, and the masterpiecewas I and "The Use of Improvised LifeSaving
Cook athletic officer at the sta single hit in winning, 1 to 0, a replica of his no-hitter I, Methods.""
be'gin Pitcher Calaci of the losers was Meet The Fliers against T-5 recently. A & R also I The remaining six hours at the

I ; almost as masterful, giving up ...,. .. felled Marine Disbursing 5 to 2, pool are spent in helping swim
\ football player now reported to be three hits and one run. The run iO.r as Pointek bested Levine on the mers qualify :for five separate
on duty there is Steve Juzwik ex- was largely the result of a passed mound.As tests. The first check which all
Notre Dame and Washington Red ball which advanced the walking a result, A & R is riding on swimmers take requires that each
Skin flash. i I Dobosz to second and put him in the crest of a 13-game winning'wave '' man travel 150 feet in the water.
position to tally on Hume's second and is No. 1 in the N1: L. Other tests given during the
Shipmate, official magazine for hit. All told, Pointek has personallybeen course of training are: 1> a 40 foot
... U S. Naval Academy men around Johnny O'Donnell of Seaman responsible for pitching his ;i underwater swim 2i a 75 foot
the globe lists a number of sportsIn Guard who pitched a nohitterover outfit to nine wins without defeat cross chest carry 3)) Breaking-
which "the Middies," many of NATTC Unit 1 Marines last x this season. Big Stan, who dabbled front and back strangle holds 4)
c whom now Ensigns receiving indoctrination week wa.s virtually invincible in pro ball and performed as an'' Use of Artificial resuscitation and
training here, partic- again in halting the hot-stieaklng outfielder for Asheville N. C., I Improvised Life Saving Gear and
ipated in during the past spring NATTC Unit .4 Sailors, 3 to 0, Goldsboro, N. C., and DeLand, Fla., I :5) Eighth of a mile swim
season. Included in the list were: allowing only two hits. has a fast ball which dips. He I Lieut. Smith In Charge
baseball swimming fencing la Harry Weiss and Jim Deaver makes his pitching really solid by'' Along with the swimming in.
crone track, tennis nailing golf worked with the mound chores as delivering the ball with a pow- etruction Lieut. Robert Smith athletic
and nfl*. I A and R shutout NATTC Unit 2, erful wrist motion. officer for the A and R, Inflft
8 to 0. allowing five hits. a sports program which oaQg/
WISH TIPS It. (Jir> Mark Mauer of NATTC Unit 1. ,:" "PDIs Challenger I softball and baseball. In additionto
Walter Shinn regular l left fielder Clyde Stevens of NATTC Unit 2, ,, Although enjoying a perfect season these sports, wrestling, boxing
on the Station baeetsdl teamIn and :Monk Whiteheart of Seaman : to date, A & R is still cajt- I and hand to hand are requirements
1942. I* now 'in the southwest Guard. were the winning pitchersin d : Ing apprehensive glances behindem for the A and R's own unit of
Pacific area One of the other games. ....... > Ie { d ., at VPB2, which trails the I Seaman Guard which is now being
i Jonny Mize's greatest admirers i The sharpest reversal of fo'rm :, <' <" leaders by a scant half formed.
U Lieut. Commander Kdgar: Su- saw NATTC Unit 4 Sailors drop .w r VPB2 won two games the The entire water training program -
raft who knew him in Georgia two games alter winning three /f way last week. VPB2 nosed out heads up under Lieut. stet
before the former National league straight the week before. ; : the aggressive 0 G club, 2 to 1,1 I phen Ruddy, officer in charge of
home run swatter went to I Standing \ ; : ,.D:, producing one run In the first Inn- swimming with Lieut. Tim Carey,
the majors "lie could tIara i w I, r>t.M LARRY KINO flint fielder log when Scarborough scored and I Lt. jff) Tom McDonald, and Lt.
a ball. when he wa ju4t a kid .ama ttaard .... .14 S. .7M was a flashy third baaemaa at IAall. the deciding tally in the fourth (Jff) James Kessler assisting:
of ]*," said the a-i"tat Yard :Marine MATT Barraeka Cult I .. ..IS 11 S .6'.57 04* .a* State anlrernlty withdrawal a core when LaSota crossed the plate. I WMBBBBBlBaB Buln ,_ -

Department officer Ensign NATTC tall: I. .. .tie. 0 1* .404 utfleld arm neeeeeitated. his played. ia the to Kaateline the- Condo of 0 & G pitched good siX- ,
Iof'w Bnfallno former" tr left NATTC UNIT 4 .7 12 .384Ataemblr lease the East Texaa hit ball, but it was not good Cecil Field SoftballThe
halfback for Cornell iinlver<y.U A Repair a 11 .SSS league before : II.till ia the Navy enough to win. VPB2 also tripped first half of the Cecil Field
now In training at Cecil Results with If sere frequently .. the atatioa up VTB2, 4 to 1. I Softball race is certain to end with
:First Burma ("url" Aaailaelo,
NATTC Tali I. *. XATTC Talt 4. S. "
field Maria Barraeht 1, NATTC. I nit 1, 4, a teammate tI Sibs on the L, S. V. nine The N. L. race is tight a. the the Student Officers in first place,
Two western conference loot1 amaa Guard 3. HAITI tats 4 both are 'hid NpeeUllata skin on a hot dog and interest U but a close fight in being wagedfor
>>&11 stars have already reportedto Aaaemblr. Repair S. XATTC Vail t, :: fa ...Ira,d t. the Teehaital Training running high because the outcome I' second honors between Sea
NATTC Unit 2. 0Oeamaa Center ataada six feet in height
NATTC Unit 1. 1. '
the Naval unit at the University Oqard 4, Assembly A Repair 1. aid weiRha 1(5 pomade . Rome IsIs will have bearing on the awarding; man Guard and the Air Gunners.
of Michigan. They are ----iii4- Iooitiana.Wen of the Commandant's 'Cup for :the }I' Standing
Iferm Frtckey, once of >InnflA letter la football and baseball outstanding sports division on the W T. Prt.Siadeal .
Golf Contest At Cecil Field at L S. V. balled .S08 hU tint I Officer . . I J '
ta and ) Station. Softball is of the "
Elroy. (Crazylegs one
seas.. in orfanlied ball played Seamen Oaard .. . .. .. 4
contest effective this week at
Illrfth, of \\'I Station baseball team will soon Cecil Field will determine the rec- slanted at end I. the Sugar petition.In Marines
enter the Fla. Semi-pro baseball ord for low score on the Station ttaisl'against Tulane I. 'S7 . wa other N. L. contests Roberts Mesa (t'eoka ...: :::::::,: : : :.01 1
a teammate of Kea Kavanaaxh and ....
tournament held In Ja Ceatlnaed On raze Seven': '' open to all personnel. I. married and Ass a two /ear.aid'. *I..' ; ('Unoed Oa Pa|, Seven ,Sr. B. 0. q. .... .'.f..... 0 11 ..0"Page )

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June 24, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

Navy Men Swim ey Lieut. Tim Carey :I Routine Day For 1 i Patriotism IsSymbolized Army Recommends

.l Seaman Guard Is i Mother ManningBy By Navy Officer For

4d A Very Busy OneFire Harold Winkler, Jr., S2c Air Medal AwardLieut.

Patriotism! A glorious word

Inspection, And Ball with a wonderful meaning. It symbolizes Glenn E. HoffmanIs

Game Are All Just Another American freedom way of; our life.freedom, the Decorated Again For

Day's Work Today we are engaging in a Heroism In SolomonsThe

struggle to preserve our everlast-
"Not exceptional-just a little ing liberty. All over this wide Army recommended LieuC"

busier than usual" was the way land of ours, there are so many Glenn E Hoffman, USNR, for the
the duty P. O. at Seaman Guard rightfully proud mothers with sons Air Medal and the Navy gave it to

I described last Friday's routine. and daughters in the armed forces. him.Capt.

It all began with preparation for You can wager there is one Stanley J. Michael, com-
F rid a y's inspection. Involving plump little grey-haired lady in mandant of the Station, presentedthe

fighting two brush fires, winninga Atlantic City, N. J.. who knows Air Medal to Lieut. Hoffmanat
cf1fPi'\ ball game from one of the the true feeling of patriotism.You the request of the Army as the

) station's top-notch teams, per- see, Mrs. Manning"has five result of a gallant rescue he per-

forming as firing squad and pall sons in the army, and one son in formed in the Solomon Islands
bearers at a St. Augustine military the Navy.; She is also apt to sheda area on January 19, 1943.
funeral and ended in a blaze of tear or two (as Mothers are It was! Lieutenant Hoffman'ssecond
o glory and a downpour of rain tempted to do) for her two daugh- award He wears the Silver -
I __ when the fire fighters returned, ters in the WAVES. Star Medal from the Navy for

drenched to the skin. Mrs. Manning's Bob went his outstanding work in spottinga
son, ,
Jap task force off the Solomonsin
Just a routine day! great guns In Aviation Ordnance
September 1942. He is
a native -
The OOD called at 1230 and at School here. Bobby recently was of Aurora, HI

i 1235 the fire-fighter ready squadof assigned to the Banana River Na- Recounting the story which led

17 men was enroute to the val Air Station, and his many to his receiving the Air Medal,
I scene of a brush fire on the Tim- :. friends wish him well whereverhe Ilieut. Hoffman related that PBY

uquana Rd., not far from the may go. pilots were on 15 minute notice

I base. GM2c "Arao" Humphreystoted I.I.I Yes, Mother Manning can well to pick up anyone who has been

two truck loads of men on I be proud-with eight children giv- shot down. It happened that a
that three and half hour call. ing their all for the U. S. A. group of B-17's were en route to

They fought brush and blazing -Wi t. their home base when one was
trees with Indian water Cadence Counters brought down about 20 miles off
T 1ct pumps and fire brooms, saving Top the Solomons

the home of one Jacksonville I Navy Wings Radio Skit "I had his position and went out
family from total loss when the to look for him," said Lieutenant

fire approached within six feet i Cadence counting is the feature Hoffman. "South of Munda my
ADDITIONAV RESCUE CARRV5. ( ?*f ** I of the house of the Navy Wings program on fighter escort was changed and a

At 1530 they had extinguishedthe radio station WJAX, Jacksonville, group of P-40's came out to join
Article eight contained the baste approach. to s flonnderlng shipmate and fire and BM2c "Dick Sobs- Friday night at 9 o'clock Cadence me While I was circling over Mun-
told how t. level him off .. tho surface and the Croio Clint carry.
czak brought the detail back to da, A Zero came out, flying low,
Other carries .r' tews are advisable vadtr certain conditions. chanters from A &: R, NATTCenand
For a long distance carry In smooth water, the Hair Carry gives freedom the barracks. But the fresh wind, an entire Boot camp platoon, and looked me over, but he didn't
for more powerful strikes It Is mot advisable to use this carry in roach which had driven the blaze so 129c, will be presented to the radio molest me. I. guess he saw my

W*1j r'lIAIBTciBRY Approach and level off victim.I Then tilde tree hard in the afternoon, brought the audience fighter escort up above.
hand with fingers spread op throngh the hair on crown of head Secure a fire back to life again and the i Other highlights of the program "Finally when I was near the
hand tall Arm Is fully extended for tow. Use tke alde-ctroke.r'If.u: teAtU. Guard turned out as the Barracks include songs by Bette Davis of position given by the flier who had
2.) LIFE JACKET CABBY A variation of the Hair
alarm sounded for the second time been shot down I two
the Power Plant sighted Jap
I Sebastian Pesce
Jacket Carry Often a man In n life jacket loanable to propel himself throughthe ; ,
water to Grasp the neck flat at top near of Jacket sad tow as la that day. Marine Aviation detachment or- destroyers and a cargo ship. I circled -
Hair Carry. The collar' carry Is also practical. i Chief Chandler went along on ganist; interview with Henry Ka- for about an hour in frontof
S.) WRIST CARRY T. aid a weak swimmer ., an Injured shipmate
this one just to make sure that the ships, the
enemy seeking
refffirst musician and survivorof
reach a raft or floating debris, the Wrist Carry is practical The victim cant ,
aid with his free arm and lego. Grip wrist firm and tow with extended arm they put out the last spark. He the Wasp; and the NATTC lost flier. Finally I sighted him
/';.' .A4.) TIRED SVMMMhK CARRY The swimmer carry Is advlsaableonly'i took 28 men in two tanopy s. the band directed by Bandmaster and landed right in front of the
A relatively calm water with a shipmate who is not .excited just tired. Units' Jeep, and the Fire Truck, Jap vessels. Why they never
. Swim up to the victim using the Breast Stroke and give the following Robert French. open-
which was donated to the unit ed fire I don't know. Just I
Instructions as yen approach. 1) Place your hands on my shoulders. by -Wi! as
S.. Keep your arms ., ..1'I'N side I your body.'rel"p: Lay your head back the Florida State commission to was about to pick up this flier one
4> bet your legs out of ; swim 1 your shipmate aid in the fighting of such fires. i j Eleven Couples WeddedOn of the fighter escorts went into
him to If he makes
along en his back Keep cantlonlng keep arms straight.
'.a !grab for' your neck, give him a straight arm under the chin This time the fire boarded both I Station the water a short distance away."I .
In Week
< JIKUKIUU! IB all rescue carries, approach victim Letel.ff and proceed sides of the road and the gale- left this man, for I knew he

with'carry.. correctly. Practice force wind spread it rapidly to Eleven weddings were conducted was safe, and taxied over to the
'. ,'. ;, i consume a square mile in area. aboard this station during the fighter plane. The pilot was bleed-

National Leaguers Worry The Runway Only a few minutes before a week of June 14-20 The wed- ing considerably so I picked him
drenching rain began to fall they dings were: up and went back after the other

Over Slants of Stan Pointek Continued from Page Six I had brought the fire under con- June 14. Edward J. Chippie and fellow Although the Jap destroyers -

Continued From Page She Lieut. Comdr. \\'. H CUl>h- trol-the rain did the rest, and the Nicolene Green; June 18, Norris were only about five miles
Ing executive officer of the I boys: didn't need a shower bath Hanley Sabean and Helen Fredyma away. they never did fire on us. I
to 1 decision over the Storekeepers -
when they returned to the barracks don t know what they thought we
John Isaac Enck
VTB2 defeated T-5, 8 to 4; NATTC, Is an ardent horseshoe I and Barbara "
; laced Marine pitching fan The official : Jean Ring; Cleveland Edward Hall were doing. .

the Disbursing Storekeepers, 6 to 4; and T-5 shaded 1912 Baseball Book compiled by I Drenched to the skin, Chief and Kathleen Hawthorne Robertson ':[ J

Air Wing, 2 to 1. Dispensary J. G. Taylor Spink, publisher of I Chandler and his men looked like ; Donald W Bush and Julia Is!.
played Santa Claus and forfeitedone the Sporting News, was free to I ship-wrecked sailors after a Kirtland; Ronald A. Lewis and Station Leads Navy's
months immersion in water. But
game to T-5 and Air Wing many a purchaser In Ship's Ser- I they won the fight with firejustas Florence S. Forham. War Bond Parade For
defaulted to VTB2 vice during! the past week. The I June 19, John Joseph Hanzel and
makers of Lifebuoy soap were the ball team had won its game Elise Goodwin; Milton Francis
Ship's Company Wins the benefactors. [ with the 4th Navy Regiment ear- Price and Lucy Ferraracci; June Third Straight MonthNaval

Action in the American league -a ,N i Her that afternoon. 20, Raymond L. Borgis and Nina
continued to run to form, with | Incidentally, Coxswain Norvelle Knight; Robert J. McCarthy and Air Stations topped theNavy's
Ship's Company winning and Softball StandingsNational Bunn, spark plug and "big gun" : Frances W. Bulin.Commercial War Bond drive in May

Photo Lab, as usual, losing. Ship's .I of the Seaman Guard nine, who I aY ft, and_ once_ again this Station led
Company eked out Naval Hospital League in the afternoon had clouted a the parade.It .

6 to 5, with :Miketinac figuring Hen Lou Pet I triple to sew up the ball game at BulletinFOR was the forth consecutive
A A B . .. .. .. .. IS 1.OOfl month
In the triumph. also in the fire this Station led all others
importantly VPHt .. .. IS I .9*9 participated RENT
lie collected four hits. Joe farr o.t G .. 1. 4 .714 Woolen baseball suit, cap, and it marked the second succes-
pitched nice ball to get credit for Storekeepers...". ....... S 4 .s.7 13-0 shoes and all, Bunn return- Single room 2601 Park Street 7-7968 sive month that the Naval Air
D.cks-Ferriea 1VTBZ 5 .667 Room with adjoining bath, 3550: Pine Stations headed
the victory. : . .. . .. S 1& .600 to the Barracks looking twiceas Street 22089. the War Bond
Personnel tipped over the Boat- T-S . .... .. .. 7 I .467 wet at anyone possibly could Room in private home, 4285 Baltic campaign.The .
house, 7 to 1. Lange's sluggingand Marine Disbursing 4 8 .808 Street 22089Double May sales of "E" bonds for
. be.Then 3224 Riverside
VOVCS ... X Ie .187 room Avenue
too the
Reagen's twirling were high- Main Dispensary 1 13 .071 St. Augustine detail 2-0578) this Station totalled $221,981.25.

lights for Personnel. Other A. L. Air Wing . .. .. .. 1 l' ."7 which had served as honor Two rooms, adjoining sleeping porch The Office of the Secretary of the
results Included: Naval Hospital American League guard for the services of Seaman and private bath, 850 May Street 7.5103,
Two double bedrooms, 2800 Riverside announced the
11, Cooks-Bakers 4; Ship's Com- Won Lost Pet 2nd Stamp McMillan of this sta- Avenue 2.5250.Double Navy Station was
pany 6, VM Hangar 0; Ship's Ship's Company .. . It 1 923 tion, returned after completing room In private home for outstanding with 91.6 per cent of
Store Ashore 10, VM Hangar 1; Ship's Marine Store.. Ashore..... 11 11 4 4 .731.733: i their duty at the military funeral, couple Jacksonville6860?, 4306 Great.Oak Lane, (South its employes investing 20 per cent

and Photo Lab absorbed Its 13th .. 9 S 841 Lieut. (jg) D. L. Cross was In Room with kitchen privilege, 913 of payroll in War Bonds.
straight whuppln' by bowing to Personnel . ...... t II .574 charge. Wolfe Street 2-0721
Marine Guard, 10 to 6. Naval Hospital .. I It .471 Despite the added detail the Fri- Three corner bedrooms In private Quonset Point, Pensacola and
l Seaman Guard .......... fl 1& .455 home, one with private bath. 1147Greenrldge Christl
T-5's foot slipped in the Officers BoathonseCooksBaker. .........., '7 It .438 day inspection went off as is ex- Road. 9-4018. Corpus trailed Jackson-
and the team took a nose- ..... ..... '7 9 438 pected of any ship-shape unit. Room with private bath or two con- ville in that order.
.ague second place to fourth. Personnel B ..,. ...... S 8 .273 Add to that the changing of the necting rooms with bath. 2830 Park
VM Hangar ..... .... S 10 .231 Street, 26298,
advanced to thump- I.. Photo Lab ........ ... 13: .000 guard every four hours, the regu- WANTED TO BUY I
ing T-5, 8 to 7. Buscher filled the I Officers League lar days' routine and the physical Convertible coupe any model from.
meritorious role by singling home Won Lost Pet fitness program of Lt. (jg) Pat- 1937 through 1941. Ray Findley, CMJc. I'' Hold Your Hats Boys!

the winning run in the last inning. !. Operation ,, 12 2 8177bO rick, and you have-to quote Sea- Ward B-5, C S. Naval Hospital I
VrH2-Ori : ::::. 10 9 : man Guard-"nothing WANTED Sailors Vs. Marines
V!' 2-0TUl Is Victor vpii2ori2T5 .. .......... S S .727 exceptionaljust Home for Collie Dog age one year I
VPB2-OTU1 barely beat VOVCS, . ....... 9 4 692 a little busier than usual"The Friendly good with children house Continued From Page One --
3 to 2, as Smith extricated him- A & A . .... ....... II 4 ..667intelligence -4.81 broken, out-door dog. Call 8516 or
., .. ....... 8 6 .500 3979.. have been selected as Judges A
self from a hole by halting Naval Hospital.. ....... 8 '7 ..(n FOR SALE I _'"
VOVCS' belated rally. Supply Dispensary0CS .385 Smoking Lamp civilian will also be chosen as a
Commissary also copped a close \ . : :::: : : ::::::: : : :.317 $65.00 blue elastlque raincoat size 39perfect judge, Reed said.
Supply i Commissary ..... 4 9 .308 Continued from page four condition $25.00. I
verdict over NAOTC, 6 to 5. NAOTf' . .. ....... :9 U .'!31 $67.50 green elastlque uniform with George Abrams, No. 1 challen-
Bauchens of NAOTC suffered a relapse Public Works .. ... .... .., Z 10 .161 over the cafeteria And be- extra pants size 38. Perfect condition for the
the last lieve it or not the waitress en- 945,00. Necessary ger worlds middleweighttitle
on the mound in Sri.s Etr.e 6.f.l
Ed White Call Mrs
frame and the Commissary club joyed it all because she went away Cocker Spaniel pedigreed will serve as referee. Lieut.J. .
grabbed the opportunity by the It That So! laughing and giggling. Champion P'M'Plew ac'r B. Head is the timekeeper.The .
I I horns Have you heard about the ama- The moral of this story Is, treat bloodlines. Call Lt. Cross, 2-2085. 4829
emerged teur milk maid who was given the 'em rough these days, mates Astral I St. boxing program is under
Leading Operations 1938 Tudor Chevrolet good tires and
with a 3 to 2 nod over VOVCS. wrong steer? I they like it Oh, yeah! good condition $500 cash. Miss Lela the direction of Lieut (jg) John .

' Stark chucked the cantaloupe for And now while the SMOKING Dickey 2-1925.' Patrick of the athletic department.
Mercury 40 4-door sedan with heater
I Operations and received all his runs in the opening round, but LAMP is flickering, let's not forget and push-button Phtlco radio: Low An an added attraction, Pete

J scoring support in the first inning displayed rallying spunk to wrest to take out the maximum mileage 1 perfect finish, new upholsteryengine Marinelli and Harry Zagouras
amount of National Service Life like new General Dual-10 tires: ,
when VOVCS was nicked for all the win away from the Docs.Caplan's .
Insurance. It is one thing that weshouldn't Lt. Baxter, ext. 210. both Marines, will stage a wrest-
three runs. Way and Anderson bludgeon was the big One kitchen set. combination lamp
contributed timely singles in the noise for the victors while King have to be sold on and bookcase table, gold occasional ling
atal first frame and they blended pensary spotted the Hospital six It's for the protection of our own chair; club chair and other articles exhibition.'i!!. I

_with glaring errors to do the cracked two triples for the van- families And until next week address Mrs. R. 1314 P B,sRi 3gl ttml, Home Air Mall Not Free
damage.In quished.It LOST
the other "Gold Braid" tiff was a nip and tuck week in Black Shaeffer fountain pen. Charles All hands are advised that free

Dispensary: squeezed out an 8 to 6 the Officers circuit with all games Buy Bonds now-for victory Service ,School.SK2c. Disbursing Building 5OO Office, Phone at mail privileges does not extend to .
victory from Naval Hospital. Dis- as close as Siamese twins. later. 8519. i air maiL





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I Pago Eight JAX AIR NEWS June 24. 1943

: / High Fliers Of Low Pressure Chamber Station To Have Lee Field News:

Chaplain Going To Sea I
( War Bond DriveIndependence ; .

Day McMahon Is Diamond Ace

By C. S. Wilkes, Ylc fortunate for the man that thj
Lee Field will be losing one of I Lee Field team was leading at the
: Naval Personnel CiviliansAre its most popular officers when time and could afford to be generous .

To Demonstrate FaithIn Chaplain Mark Ferges departs for -a doctor would have charged -
sea duty. him for the service
U. S. Democracy July 4 Following the announcement in Chief Stevens of the Shot Gun

\ a recent column of Lieut. DonDanner's range, an expert at skeet and shot
This Air Station is primed to discovery of a shapely guns, has proved to be apprenticeoiler
the other Naval activities of
t join redhead while taking inventory in in his spare time. Ask him
11 1- the nation in launching a gigantic the lobby at the senior BOQ, about his trousers with the reat
War Bond Campaign as an Inde- Lieut. Jaccard its domo
major a pleat and the grease seat.
pendence Day demonstration la photographic, has been forcedto Chief Commissary Steward Johnny
against the enemy. announce that no further applIcations McClung is back to take over
This special observance will af- for helping with the new duties at the Student Officers'
ford both uniformed and civilian next inventory may be accepted battalion. He is back from duty

personnel another opportunity to somebody has to stay onduty in the WAVES mess. Somebody
let their dollars fight for them and asked if they put pants on the
with them; and the privilege of Newcomer aboard: Miss Annette porkchops. We know they dress
reaffirming their belief in the Baber of Green Cove Springs has the chicken.Of .

statement that a country worth taken over some of the secretarial special Interest to Lee Feud
fighting for is worth Investing in." duties of the indefatiglble Mrs. personnel was! the recent announcement -

As an added incentive, each pur- Van. So far, Education Person- of the new hour
1 The "creat the Main Station Dispensary's Low Pressure Chamber nel, the OOD's office and Com-
I chaser of a July 4 War Bond will the Ship's Service Store. Fro.
rue shown above. These men student airmen throughtheir
munications have her '
be given an especially designed employed Monday through Friday, :
indoctrination tests and lectures at the chamber where ,
Runners efficient services. Next week she
"Fire Works for the Axis" postal store will be open from 0900 until -
pilots and radiomen alike experience low-pressure atmospheres and card with space for a personal is going to take time off for 2200.
high-altitude light condition while still seated securely on the ground. lunch. Welcome aboard! :
message to be mailed to The post office wants it calledto
Seat d. left to right, are Lt, (&) S. W. Ilanford, Lt. Cotndr. ;J. B. Todaj's Joke
else In the service. Here will be your attention that they are
:MacGregor. Lt. (Jg) R. W. Reynolds, and Ensign ;J. Anderson.
an opportunity to salute that rel- I Heard on a recent Fred Allen now selling federal auto tax
left to PhMlc W. B. Hancock PhMIIe J. G. ,
Standing right are, Hogan show:
ative or friend at home or overseas stamps. The law requires that
Chief W. lodes PhM3c B. V. and PhM3c W. B.
Watertender Troyano Fred: "Portland, did hear
in a manner that will inspire you you they be purchased by July 1. Inci-
Carter. Not shown here are Resign Wade S. Robinson, PhM3e F. J.Farnoly. about the wildcat milk strike
as well as encourage him. dentally the same outfit hit a
and PliMSc R. Dagnawlt, who also assist in the department's downstate"
Furthermore, each person who new high in one of their new ser-
work invests $1,000 or more in bonds Portland: "I don't bee what difference vices the other day, putting out

will become a member in the Jacksonville It makes. Who drinks $2100 In money orders.A .

Men "Fly" High In Low Naval Air Station $1,000 wildcat milk anyway?" special commendation goes to
War Bond Club and receive his Fred was completely stopped, the VF orchestra for the excellent
certificate of membership accordingly but finally muttered something music they furnished at the War

Pressure Chamber But about "baby wildcats he supposed" Bond Honor Pennant presentation
While cash sales will, be em- ceremonies. We could use more of
phasized, this campaign should McMahon Is Star
Never Leave GroundAmong stimulate all activities to bring Gunnery-Personnel's Softball out- it.Don't forget that paydays arc
and keep.their payroll savings programs fit has gone big-time with the Bond days. Lieut. Comdr. Lake or

the unsung Naval heroes are the men-me dical officers, up to the 90/10% standardof acquisition of a trainer. Starringat Lieut. Rice will gladly handle your
excellence.It shortstop athletically and professionally purchase.VF ; .
lospital corpsmen pharmacist's mates and technical officers-who
"fly" to stratospheric heights at the Station's Low Pressure Chamber U believed that personnel of I is pharmacist's mate reports they have four new
this Station will welcome an opportunity McMahon. The other day he hit wildcat mascots. They look and
four, five and six times a day.
to participate in the July four-for-four, including two sound like plain, ordinary, simple,
When other aviation activitiesnre i After the lecture students ad- 4 demonstration The special triples, and then kept the game run-of-the-mill kittens but the

grounded the Low Pressure i journ to the room where the low Pearl Harbor Day War Bond sale going by bringing his professional boys say their mother was an
Chamber: men are breathing oxygen -| chamber is housed The conducted by the Navy last De- talents into play by correcting a
pressure I F4F so they must be Wildcats
in the high altitudes to sus- ,
i chamber looks like Buck Rogers' cember 7 resulted in the invest- dislocated finger of the opposing
tain life, and holding their course 125th century space ship. Control ment of approximately $7,500,000 team's captain. It was probably I They were found in a plane. :<
where is tenth the I I ,
pressure one panels, copper tubing, oxygen in War Bonds by members of the -- '
:normal weight of the atmosphere I 1------ .
tanks and valves from Navy Family
pressure jut ,
that: envelops their eat thboundC its side like spouts in an aspara- The War Bond Officer of every Personnel RequiredTo Sailor
: l1ow men I Beware.1
| gus patch department and unit will provide I .
Every day, ram or shine, the facilities for the easy purchaseand
"Chamber crew" swoops and Windows at the side and end immediate delivery of bonds Keep Your Shirt "

zooms at 23,000 to 42,000 feet provide a view of the chamber's "For future Independence Days, Wear Two Tags I .. "' ':"f.1I
levels above the sea. All this- i I interior so that doctors may witness I celebrate this Fourth with War' A Series of Articles Expos- :." :1

yet they never leave the ground the students' reaction to the Bonds," is: the slogan I
rt the Dispensary where student test. I -- ?-- I Identification Is Made ing Crooked Promoters

pilots gunners and radiomen are It Is a surprise to the student Sure To Who Be I
Doubly According May
the tricks and I I Operating
indoctrinated to I II i
to hear the strains of popular Navy Radio ProgramsThe
sensations of high-altitude flight. dance tunes coming over the New RegulationNaval i in Jacksonville I

Under the direction of Lieut. I "inter-coin" system, which they following! radio programswill I '---
Comdr. J. B, MacGregor, the department thought was for the of
Stalion'sLow : purpose be broadcast by Jacksonville Personnel has been notified I KDITOR'S NOTK-This It the
operates the 1 communication between doctors stations from the Naval Air that two identification tag I eighth In a series of articles
Pressure Chamber where all I and students. This music, It is Station: I must be worn. The tags: are to b(, writen by the Better BusinessDivision
hands are introduced to high altitude -, explained, is a substitute for the FridayJAX; worn in such a manner that one of the Jacksonville
I (1100-1130)
flight. Lieut. Comdr. Mac- | work of flying a plane in actual may be removed leaving the otherin
Naval Air Technical Chamber or Commerce for the
I : Training
Grcgor ii ably assisted by Lt. (JR) combat-in the plane the business place. In case:'! of burial at sea, officers
I and enlisted'
Center auditorium "N of thisStation
a v men
W yWings"
S. W. Hanford Lt. (jgl) R.
: of operation relaxes the mindInthe one tag will be left on the body Its i* to
1 purpose warn
Reynolds Ensign J :M. Anderson, .chamber music accomplishes and the other send to the Bureauof here
the crook
Ensign W. F. Robinson, PhMlcW. : I this I Saturday WMBK ("OO- Naval Personnel as soon a s ed personnel against
I promoter and racketeersthat
: B. Hancock PhM2c: J. G. Hogan 2030) Naval Air Technical TrainIng .
Chief Watertender William I A medical officer and a phar- Center auditorium, "Swing practicable.Each may be operating in Jack

Hodei, PhM2c B V. Troyano, I macist's mate accompany the With the Navy." tag of oval plate id re sonville. So read this' and subsequent -

PhM3c W. B. Carter, and PhM3c "flight" throughout the test. Dur Tuesday WJ1IP (2100-1130) quired to contain the following In- :articles carefully, and
Robert Dagnault ing the time "aloft" they check Naval Air Technical Training formation: officer's jacket number beware.

The aim of this "crew" It to pulse, watch for unusual but pos Center auditorium, "Wing Over or man's service.number; blood Beware of fraudulent Homework -
explode false fears, supersti- sible symptoms of cramps, aches, America" with the Com mand- type; date of administration of schemes that promise "Easy

tions, and crack-pot Ideas that or other high-altitude ailments. anf, Band.Wednesday. tetanus toxoid; appropriate letters Work with Big Money". Many so-

iwme fledgling fliers believe Watches and fountain pens are VVPDQ (l10;- "U S N". "U S N R", "U S M C", called home-work schemes are
about high-altitude flight, andt collected and left outside the 1730) All Saints Chapel, "Navy "USMCR", at one end of the tag. smoke screens for the sale of

Indoctrinate: them by establishing I chamber, due to the fact that decreased Vespers." The information as to the designation cheap merchandise or devices at
their durability when flying pressure during the test I --. ,-- of religion Is optional. All exhorbltant prices. After the

at multiple-mile heights. I may: make air tight watches "pop"open this information is to be placed on home-work equipment is sold, the
Most lesson taught by and pens will leak if not Shirts With Dungaree one side of the tag with the other homeworker is forgotten, and the
important side blank. vision of "big money" fades.
I constructed for high-
the chamber is that of confidencein specially All division officers have been
the Navy equipment and how I altitude flying instructed to notify personnel that The Naval Dispensary will issue Don't be misled by offerings that

to use that equipment. After sucha I At last the men are ready for dungarees: when worn must be the new tags. Units should con- say, "Make Extra Money at Home

lesson, as the experience of the i i their flight. Having "briefed" complete. Only whites may be I tact the Dispensary as to the. date Addressing Envelopes". Don't send
low( pressure chamber test is, the them on cause, effect and prevention worn without jumpers. of securing the tags any money unless you have investigated -
men emerge quite confident of of high altitude ailments- the offer and know exactly
their ability to weather sky-top I I properly instructed them in the what it is all about.

combat.All: I A. T. C. of persons have been ThoUS33tds
use and care of equipment-the N. O. Roundup
men who fly Navy planes I Medical Department has done an- I of so-called Home-work

must undergo this examination other great job in helping men by answering advertisements sin
before being assigned to combat to help themselves. cerely believing and hoping that

duty. Their instruction begins witha I I'' Until the technique was perfected I I News And Comment From Other Stations they can earn. extra money in tJ 3"easy"
lecture on the uses of oxygen way.
men were careless or more
equipment, the physiology of respiration the'symptoms I OJr -.tone promoters are ever
and ends In actual exposure often ignorant, of Comdr. Craig Takes Over pistol shot, and an ardent photo present offering merchandise at
and of multiple-mile-hlgh
the rarified air and low grapher. "wholesale" or "smuggled" or
to physical disturbances. Now the NAS, DeLand, Fla Comdr. as
of the chamber. as "stolen goods" at reduced
pressure men from this station and Kenneth Craig is the new com- -
The lecture explains that air manding officer of this Station. prices. His merchandise is usually
Naval aviation activity enter com-
pressure at sea level is about 15 bat with complete confidence In Comdr. Craig came here from CPO Chib Open cheap trash offered to gullible per

pounds per square inch. That is themselves, their planes and the Jacksonville and succeeds Comdr. NAS. Vero Beach, Fla.-The sons who are always interested in
the pressure the human body is Navy equipment, due to careful Turner, commanding officer since Chief Petty Officers Club made "bargains." Furniture, furs, jew-
Accustomed to. At 13,000, 15,000, the in hundredsof the Station was commissioned its debut last week in a blaze of elry and diamonds, lace, rugs, and
or 42.000 feet elevation pressure Is training schools by and lecture Navy -jh glory-and free beer Comdr. linens, etc., are his "phonies", and
lass-therefore air is not condensed I rooms. Howard L. Young presented the misrepresentation is his stock in
< and some substitute is necessary -vgj Enlisted Men' Lounge key to the club to its president, trade.

to sustain life. Recreation NAS, Daytona Beach, Fla-The W. G. Kelly, Aviation Chief Ma- If you want to get a good
"Tht's why we use oxygen In Enlisted Men's Lounge for the chinist's Mate. trimming, listen to the curbstone"
high-altitude flight" explained Lieut. Thomas P. Burgess ret-- amusement, comfort and content Jtl mamiriiL peddler.
Lieut. Hanford daring an Inter- resented the Naval Receiving Station ment of the enlisted crew is now Patriotic schemes are numerous
:vIew. "Net to overcome the lack Jacksonville, and Lieut. Law- available between the hours of NAS, Melbourne, Fla.-James B. While many patriotic appeals are
Aviation Ordnance
of pressure-which la actually rence C Woodbury represented the 1000 and 2200 daily. Willlford. Chief worthy, an increasing number are
harmless-but to supply air la Mayport Section Base! at a meeting GSP Ted Cox considers himself man USN was awarded the Navy I found to be unsound. It is recommended -
the necessary quantity"Breathing I of Sixth Naval District welfare the luckiest man on the Station. and Marine Corps Medal in the I that a thorough investigation -
officers at The Assistant Officer of the Day name of the President of the .
: faster at high levels and recreation be made of all such solicitations -
|j not sufficient. In fact, breath Charleston, S. C. "Service" is stationed in his home town United States at ceremonies here. by mall or otherwise.
ing faster makes a man "giddy". enlisted men and officer personnelof Daytona Beach. Before joining the Commander Charles W. Crawford,
Regular breathing must be attain the Navy was the aim expressedby Navy. Cox was an automobile I. USN, Commanding Officer, made "INVESTIGATE BEFORE YOUINVEST'

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