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Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).

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New Cafeteria For NavY Personnel Opens In Bld& 913 I

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Battle Vet Awarded Gold Star Serve 2 Meals r I I lI 0'g'L

,A Day, Priced ( I iii %:% l

f At 30c ApieceGeneral 4' i

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'tl Mess Chow T f -t 1

:i On Menu; Lt. Keffer; Is / x G

Ship's Service Officer N

.. A new cafeteria for commuted
.tr. ration, enlisted personnel and of- .tC
ficers opened Its doors for busi-

ness yesterday in Building 913.
) Simultaneous with the launching

of the cafeteria, rt was announced I y'A
: that short order lunches would not

: : '! be served any more at Ship's Ser-

vice.The cafeteria will serve dinner

from 1100 to 1230 and supper from
Ar'ii-&r I ICaptain 1600 to 1800 every day except Sun-

day. It is under the direction of

Lieut. H. G. O'Keefe, Commissary

Arthur Gavin, left, reads citation as Lieut. jg) George Officer of the Station, who an-
M. Davidson, right, was awarded the Gold Star in lieu of a second Air I nounced that Lieut. (jg) J. J. 1,1
Medal in ceremonies at the Station Saturday morning. Lieut. Davidson I Duke had been placed in chargeof x
gained his second award for valorous action in the Alaskan area. I operating the cafeteria. K
Food served will be general mess b
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chow, Lieut. O'Keetedeclared.- It \

Bread Baked Here In Month will be good, wholesome food serv-
ed without fancy frills and priced P'12Yh9T59Z7
extremely low. A price of 30c a

Laid Loaf To Loaf Would meal has been fixed.
Meal tickets Hill be purchasedfrom .
the cashier and collectedat I

? m Extend For 50 Miles the end of the cafeteria line. 7A4rt'4t'4P f't'iT"
Enlisted men taking advantage -
of the service will be requiredto ,G/TTLf/TTLf a 'a8B .

My Bernard Kahn, S2c return their trays and silverware -

This, for a change, is not a story of heroism in the battlefields but to the bcullery and officersare
,.. of the tremendous tasks of 11 officers and many more enlisted men who requested to do the same. One Life Jacket Saved Two
LA never fired a shot and have never.heard a shot fired in this war buttgU Special tables! have been reservedfor
who are probably worth several times their weight in fighting men- officers.
| r' *'.,the' Commissary crew. Permission to operate the Cafe- Lives RecalisAMM2c HavesMagician's
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Com- -
the doors of the
teria I
Through was obtained from the Bureau -I I
missary at this Station each month of Supplies and Accounts. The ------
pass the most beautiful legs of Present Gold Star cafeteria has been opened in orderto Ask David A. Hayes what is the
lamb in all the world, not to men- take care of men on commuted Hands most beautiful sight he ever laid
tion the 60,000 pounds of butter, rations who have duty aboard the his eyes on and the second class
90,000 fresh eggs and three mil- To Lt. DavidsonFor aviation mech from Whiteville, N.
lion pounds of meats and vegetables Station.Lt.. Kefft'r'a8 Banker Are Quicker Than C., will tell you without hesitatingthat
it wasn't Grable the
consumed by the Navy'sgourmands Betty ,
Lieut. George M. Keffer, USNR
here.A Alaska Action Grand Canyon or the gold depositsat
has relieved Lieut. Comdr. L. M.
patriotic hen, working over- Matthews, USNret), as Ship's The Quickest Eye Fort Knox, Ky.
time, would require 600 years to Service Officer of the Station. It was the singed, old-blackened
lay enough fresh eggs to whet Played Major Role In Lieut. Comdr. Matthews has assumed USO-Camp Shows Present I face of a homely Polish pal bobbing
the voracious appetites of the I around in the Pacific ocean last
Search For Plane Lost In new duties as executive of-
for month.In i September 15. When the aircraft
Navy men just one ficer of the Station Recruit Cen- "It's A Pleasure" Here
addition, tens of thousands of Sea Off Aleutians ter. He became Ship's Service of- carrier WASP was fatally torpedoed
eggs are used in cooking and bak- ficer in February of 1942 and under Saturday at MainsideAre by the Japs, Hayes had to
ing and it would take a whole Lieut (jg) George M. Davidson, his direction the departmentwas make a hasty exit from the ship
army of hens, on 24-hour shifts, until USNR, veteran of the Alaskan streamlined and the hands quicker than the without a life jacket. He was a
kingdom-come to supply this campaign, and the holder of ,the many pop- eye? friend in need, and Woskiewiczwas
demand. I Air Medal for bravery in action, ular new innovations were adopted. Gene Clayton the magician, a friend indeed. The Polish
Lieut. Keffer, former assistant
The bake shop's>> monthly output received recognition for the sec- will provide the answer to the boy kept them both afloat on his
Personnel officer of the Station,
of bread here, laid loaf to ond time at inspection Saturday question Saturday night at the life jacket.
has been here since June
would extend for morning when he was presentedwith on duty Main Station Auditorium when
loaf approximately The
20-year-old Hayes was -
5, 1942 He is a native of Berkeley captain
the Gold Star in lieu of USO-Camp shows presents "It's a
mile Some
50 200,000 a of a plane crew on the WASP.
Calif., and graduated from the "
pounds of dough are mixed every second Air Medal, by Captain Ar- University of California. Before Pleasure. The cast of skilled pro- "I had one fighter assigned to me
thur Gavin commandant of the fessional entertainers will stage one :
30 days. They produce 6,000 entering the Navy Lieut. Keffer -it was my baby", he says fondly
loaves of enriched bread daily. Station.It performance at 1900 and a second A Polish
boy-yes, Woskieweczis
was a bank executive in California I :
show 2100.Clayton
Mother's baking was never like was for distinguished servicein at
and was vice president of Han- name-was his second mech.
the Aleutians, namely the I doesn't use trick mirrors !
this-in quantity, anywaybutevery cock College of Aeronautics, train- At 1450, 15 September 1942 the
time pie is on the chow bombing of Kiska, and flying in Ing Air Corps cadets.Simultaneous or Aladdin's lamp to perform his I first Jap torpedo bored into the
the bakery cooks 6,200 that the face of difficult conditions, legerdemain. He holds the secretof WASP.
.enu Even when Aunt Fanny and that Lieut. Davidson won the Air with the''change his magic in his talented hands
all her kids were over at the house, Medal. The presentation of the in officers, it was announced that which are quicker than the quickest Hayes' plane was out"and I
Service in the Recreation was taking it easy on the catwalk
batched 38,000 cook- Gold Star Saturday was for the eye.
_Mom never up "
just below the flight deck, recalls
ies in one afternoon but that's the part that Lieut. Davidson playedin Building would no longer serve Maryette Evans and Family are
fabulous figure attained by the the search for a patrol plane short order lunches now that a co-featured with Clayton in Satur- I the North Carolina youth who is

Station bake shops. In fact, the lost at sea about 250 miles southof cafeteria for commuted ration en- day's USO-Camp production They currently stationed here with one
ovens are so large at the bake the Aleutians. listed personnel and officers has appear in "Dances, Old and New". of the squadrons at Hangar 115.
shops you could probably concealan "Although he had been on duty been opened in Building 913 Pa and Ma Evans demonstratethe "I was sitting near the bow of the
ship on the port side when the first
average house inside 'em. Hun- constantly for the past 48 hours, Lieut. Keffer Mated Ship's dances of yesteryears, while
dred gallon kettles, huge mixers Lieut. (Jg) Davidson unhesitatingly Service would continue to serve the youngsters show how it's done torpedo hit. I thought for a min
I ute that
of the
and modern equipment plus specially volunteered to assist in the fountain Item and prepared today. The act has appeared in some big guns were
I firing, but none of our had
trained Navy manpower does search," said the citation. "'Vhen'the Continued on page two the nation's leading theatres, including guns
ever knocked me three or four
Loew's_ in York
Slrfi New
craft was located on the first
the job. -- H" -- ---- "
feet off the deck before.
Staggering amounts of other flight, his own plane was relieved City.:
Pin.Up Contest Hayes relates the Japs smackedtwo
I The vocal attraction of "It's..aPleasure"
food stuffs are handled by the by a standby while he flew backto
more tin fish into the carrierin
Commissary which is living up to Umnak, refueled and returnedto The Jax Air News Tin-up contest is Al Goodhart, a popu- rapid"succession. The ship went
the tradition of making this the' remain overnight with the lost has begun. lar songster. into a strong list.
,"best: fed Navy in the world.' plane under extremely hazardous Complete detail with picturesof -'-ii4-
1. :" weather conditions."As "The tilt of the ship and the
"The Station gastronomy department three candidates will be foundon Navy Wives-May Obtain
: is headed by Lieutenant H. a result of this action he page 5. Also printed Is an contusion from the explosion of
f G. O'Keefe, Commissary officer. was in the air twenty-four and official ballot on which you will Ship's Service Jobs the torpedoes! had simply crushed
The Commissary operations here one-half hours out of twenty-five, be able to vote for your favorite the landing" gears on Home of
is'' ,equivalent to feeding a whole and by his sturdy endurance and movie actress "pin-up" girl.If Wives of Naval personnel Inter- the planes, says Haje. "Wecouldn't
Beach determination contrib- ested in obtaining work are re- get them off the flight
city the size of Daytona courageous enough votes are cast, the
uted to the of quested to apply to the Ship's Ser- deck and into the air so we
better known to sailors as materially rescue winning star may be Invited to .
pushed them off the stern.
.a" Continued oa pace two make a personal>> appearance on vice department for employment.
O'Keefe pointed>> out the this station. So, it's all up to Ship's Service Is in need of help, The order to abandon ship came
Commissary supplies>>I>> chow for Welcome Fall you whether you want to havea and all applications will be given about 40 minutes later.' -
: Cecil and Lee Held, the Naval beautiful movie star to pay usa close consideration.The "I pulled off my and tossed
Air Gunner School, the enlisted The fall season was ushered in visit for a couple of days or Ship's Service office is nosy them overboard," says Hayes
I.. : men at this Station the Student today. 24 September is the first not. located upstairs in the northwest "and started looking for .

ij f''I;I Continued Oa rage Two day of fall. wing of the Recreation Building Continued oa pace two f




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;, Pago Two -. JAX AIR NEWS September 23, 1943:

Note. Feminine Writers Visit This' Station Lee Field Sailor "Models":

? b r S. For Camel Cigarette Ads i' (

1 Have you noticed that hand..
some sailor blowing smoke ringsin

NATTCen Launches Camel ads, all over the country.He .
is none other than Yeoman
third class George Dunn of the Lee

Insignia Contest Field personnel office. However,
in order to recognize him from

his picture, you will have to ask
Prizes AnnouncedThe him to put his hat on as a Navy I

$, barber practiced a little "scorched !
earth" policy on him recently.
Naval Air Technical Train- Three-time AH-Amerlcan Bob I

ing Center has opened a contest Sufferidge wa called on to settle -
for the purpose of creating Its own a discussion the other day,
specific Insignia. Comdr. R. D. but missed.
: Maybe you can answer
Higgins, commanding officer, has It correctly? What.'I the
given permission and the welfare More of a forfeited football
: office has announced the following game?

: prizes.First A letter from Lieut. Comdr
Prize ...$25.00 Sidenberg, former Lee Field
Second Prize ........$10.00 "exec," states that he is moving
Third Prize ..$ 5.00 along on schedule in his refresher

: Fourth Prize ....$ 5.00 flight training course at Corpus

: Fifth Prize ................$ 5.00 Christ, and is enjoying every minute .
p : The contestants are urged to lay of it. At present, he holds

1 stress on Ideas as ideas, even more Army wings, having won them during
: ;; than excellence in sketching and World War I. His son is alsoa

: drawing, will prevail. Naval aviation cadet. Incidentally
Judges will be the welfare board Machinist Tom Chitty's son
composed of Comdr. R. D. Higgins was recently called for flight train-
Lieut. Comdr. W. H. Cushing executive
-- ._ ing, too.Lieut. .
officer Lieut. Col. W. T.
-- Jules Jaccard, former
''''''''' officer of the
: -- Evans, commanding "good neighbor" electrical engineer
:Members of the War Writers Board, and prominent WAVE officers who visited this Station for several Marine aviation detachment, Lieut. Westinghouse in Brazil

days last week are pictured above. From left to right they are: Sally Kirkland. Lieutenant Louise K. Comdr. Pearce C. Poyntz, person has staged two BOQ parties that

Wilde, W-VS( )" Eileen Darby, Louise Dahl Wolfe, Pauline Reeves, Rita Halle Kleiman, Virginia Moore, nel officer Lieut. R. W. Weeks,. have classified him as a good!
Frances McFadden, Kay Silver and Ensign Rhoda LeCocq, W-VSI.( public relations officer and Lieut.J. neighbor, right here at Lee Field
__ __ ______________ _uu_ D. Patterson, ship's service of- The BOQ manager and nest photo

ficer. officer speaks fluent Portugese.
Station Is No. 1 The final date for submitting He tips off Navy men headed for*

drawings is October 22, 1200. En- I South America, to the Interesting
tries should be left at the public I fact that Brazilians do not enjoyspeaking

Again For Buying NATTC.relations_ office*, Bldg.__501 at usted? Spanish. Comprende

1 As an amazed audience gaped at

Bonds In August One Life Jacket ''I a certain "J.g." the other day, he

calmly picked up the phone, dialed
Saved Two Lives
I a number and asked the party
Jacksonville Leads A 1 II 1 a Continaei Crow page ewe I answering to "please send over

r to get off the ship. Some of the champagne". They stopped drool
Stations; San Diego And boys burned their palms by sliding : ing when they discovered that

M Christi! Follow PERSONNEL RELATIONS j down the small lines. I found afire "champagne" was Champaign, a
Corpus hose and down that handover 'radioman.One .
:Miss Carolyn Welden and her came _
mother Mrs. B. M. Welden left Cornelius Topped hand. of the best ways' of combat-
Jacksonville Naval Air Station Saturday night for Great Falls "A couple of hours before we ing inflation and at the same

regained top place in the August Montana, for a visit with friends. Class In StudiesHarmon were hit 1 left my life Jacket downon time making a good investment is
War Bond sale efficiency index Miss Ann Fletcher was called to the hangar deck. So I didn't through the purchase of War

with a rating of 150.8, accordingto Quincy, Florida, due to the illness Nelson Cornelius, AMM have any kind of life Jacket I Bonds A leader at Lee Field Is

information released by the Coordinator of her mother. 2c, of Jollet, Ill, recently returnedto "Well, I trailed along In the wa- Lieut. Comdr. Jack Warren (MC)
for War Bonds in Wa.h-I Wedding bells rang for Miss the A and R Instrument Over- ter hanging on to the fire hose I who last week raised his personal
ington. In second place was San Eleanor Bacon on Wednesday afternoon haul Shop from the Bendlx-Plon- and hating to turn loose. FinallyI ante to $4,000. The disbursing office -
Diego with a rating of 123.6. This when she became the brideof eer Aircraft Instrument Factory in got up courage enough to turn will arrange an allotment for
Station reported sales of $250- Robert N. Wells, Aviation Me- Philadelphia with the distinctionof loose and started swimming. Just you.

537.50 worth of "E" bonds duringthe chanic, 1st Class. having led his class in the studyof about the time I got clear of the at j
past month. In volume of Miss Bessie Hall has returned repair and maintenance of new ship and the oil slick, I recognized
sales Corpus Christ!, Texas! ranked from St. Augustine where she and complicated electrical aircraft my second mech, Woskiewicz."

second with 23818125. spent her vacation. Instruments. Was he a welcome sight? The Ladder
Employes at the Station partici- Miss Virginia "Red" Sibley has "He was a sight," declares Up

pating in the payroll plan num- gone to Orono, Maine, her home, I Hayes. "His face was black from
ber 94.2 per cent. where her mother is 111. Commercial BulletinsFOR the oil and smoke. But I couldn't Advancements In Ratings
Navy personnel purchased $22- Miss Barbara Bartlett has returned miss him-not with that big nose
490,062 in War Savings Bonds in to the office after a siege I RENT of his. I called to him and he At NAS, Jacksonville

August, a total exceeding any with that dreaded malady, "In Double room with twin beds In private came over-I held on to him and
previous month since the bond protram fluenza." home, 1231 Lakewood Road 0-3m kicked and we were both able to The following
was established by the Navyin Mrs. Myrtis Teate was "all connecting Double: room bath In 1953 tirhale Greenwood home with Avenue stay afloat on his life Jacket. The sonnet were advanced In squadron ruing during per.

October 1941. with the excep- smiles" as she left on Saturday 2-3503. ocean was rising and when we the month of September! :
tion of July 1043. when Independence Double room with connecting bath In swell could To Sk3c-M. R Fuller
for a family re-union in Atlanta. private home. 2830 Park St. 2-6298. got to the top of a we To Y2N. L. Green, C. :r.. Mlzell.
Day cash sales brought Her brother has returned to this Lovely master bf with cedar see where we were. We saw a To Sk2c-F.. T. Lee. L. P. Morton.
that month's figure up to a record country after three years overseas. lined closet. 3882 St..oo.r.h: Avenue, I life raft several hundred feet away E.T- Neuhauser, B. Quit man.
high of $27,783,063. :Miss has 2-3638. i and headed toward it. Seibert W. B. IMnLAMenn.
Mary Bishop just returned W. E. Penny
Double room with twin beds and adjoining
For the fifth successive month, from her vacation spent in bath 1668 Osceola Street, "About 15 men were hanging on dzezp". H W. Nelson, J. E. Mllle?
Naval Air Stations led all Naval New York City at the Hotel Taft. 75010. it but they made room for us, too. J. K Melllneer., H. F. Morris W. G!
activities in the bond program with JU Double room with private bath In We hung on until a destroyercame r.onll'a. J. L. Greuber. W. E. Dines.
Champlln. T. J. Wheeler
84 per cent of their civilian em- 5-3486.private home 923 Sorrento Road along and picked us up." To AMlc-W. E. Weldner. '

ployes investing 13.7 per cent of TEN LITTLE JAP PLANES Large double bedroom beds However, the destroyer rescued To AOMlt'-G. D. Weaver, J. JI.I .
11 Herschel: Illnton.
their payroll in bonds. For the and adjoining bath. 2536 St. only a few survivors at first. I A. J. Allen.
To ARMlc-F. J. Rclsz. I. G
Ten little Mason.
Jap planes were flying 7.1<617.
Navy as a whole 904 per cent of in Double bedroom with kitchen privileges. "Then without any warningthe To ARTle-J. L. Love. L C Atkins.
the civilian personnel invested a line 4714 Blrkenhead Road 25697. destroyer got under way in I To AOM2C-1I L. Moore W. U
A Commando shot one and then of entire house rent free In Wf>ldon. M. J. Poole.
12.3 per cent of payroll in bonds. use a hurry and started dropping I To CY
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there nine. children
were exchange for care of two and
-fc j||- ash can or depth charges, the To CK3c-J. C. William
Nine little Jap planes were good house. Call 2-1721 after 6:30.) .
Beautifully furnished front bedroom mech poignantly remember
Serve 2 Meals A Day, bait, In river front home, with private) bath "We could feel the concussionof AMM.3C-D. A. Bower M Dennis
For a Flying Dutchman, then there for one or two officers Call 2-7474 R. T. Hawes C. V. Idol F. E. Mllll-
Priced At 30c A Piece until 6 P. M. and 2-7916 after 6 P. M. the depth charges-the wa- ran: A. A. Nowka.,- E F.. Roberts, G.n.SthreurlU .
(.'..tlaied 'r... psge saetwndwlches. were eight. Large: corner bedroom In rl\er front ter would clone In on our legs : cD. God >ee. H. E.
Eight little Jap planes were flying o W. R. Parsons
home. 2165 River Boulevard "
He also announceda private and stomach-tight. :
To AOM3c i .
close to heaven, 7-76 I > E. Dortch, F. A. Cap-
lunch counter In VM The destroyer then rescued theBluejackets rlo.
Beautiful master bedroom with private I
Along came a Hell Diver, and
in the water and To ARM3C--L. S. Blllman. H. L. A
fo open| 21 hours a day. A bath fn private Ortega Boulevard -
then there were seven. Sharp J. C. Harbour. .
river front home kitchen privileges returned leave to his
counter hi also' available at the ; Hayes on To AM2cR. C. Bradley.
Seven little
Jap planes were in a optional 2-2861.
land plane hanger and anotherone Trailer for rent In Air Base Trailer home in North Carolina bearingthe To ARM2c--J. F. Campbell cMlnu J.
will noon be opened in the tough fix, Camp. 9.4978.Three secret of the WASP Inside him. James, R. J Mattson. J. J. *.
When they met an Australian, then R. C. St. Hill.'
with two baths Two
rooms lie it from his as
kept family-
seaplane hangar. ToAMM2c-B. Conrad C, B Cover,
were six. double and one single room) Private
Plans also call for remodeling home with oil burner furnace. Mrs instructed by the Navy-and the A. J. .'. Green. W. F. Haddox. H F.
Six little Jap planes started to
the Ship's Service room to make A. M. Wilson 205' St Johns Ave.. official announcement was made Robinson, W. A Test I". R. Thee C.
W. H,
dive Wilson R-. R. Sheehan P.
Jacksonville Tel. 2-0770.
he still at home.
I it more attractive and serviceable, Along came a New Zealander, then while was SchllllZ7l' !. R F Scully r R. !H. Hoae-
Lieut. Keffer said FOR SALEEMlltn' Since he enlisted in March of field R. T Toerpe. A. R. Taylor C.
there were five. 1942, AMM2c Hayes has experienced i D. Johnson J. P. Kuztel. J. W. Gutcrl.
Five little Jap planes began to de- uniforms (green, whites. J. M Plllen. D. H. Miller P. D. Boyer.
and khaki). shirts and tics. belongingto aplenty action in the Atlantic D S. McCarthy
! Present Gold Star To Lt. tour, the late Ens. Cunningham size 38: and Pacific. He was serving -, ._ j | ,
Another went down and then there may be While's.One .
i6.5atbf aboard the in the hectic
Davidson For Alaska Action : elastlque I raincoatlze Wasp
were four 3" -perfect .condition JO500. Cal days when she was ferrying Spit- Bread Baked Here In Month
C.atiBae the patrol plane and its crew." I what to do, I >furnishings. for three room fasely reported sunk by the Ger Would Extend 50 Miles
Born In Kendrick Idaho Jan. For two more were shot down and apartment In Dewey Park. SJOO.OO cash
i I See Mrs Stilt 3213-B Blair Street mans. But the one picture Dave Continued from page ..oe
t 15, 1917 this 26-year-old hero of then there were two.
Dewey Park. will always keep photographed in Officer, antI the BOQ's. Ten
the war in the Aleutians Joinedthe << Two little Jap planes knew they Pontiac 8, excellent condition good!; his mind is that of his Polish
pal galleys are Included In the opera-
tlre Can be seen at 1087 Wolf Street
Navy In December of 1940, and were done, 2.3158. in the ocean on 15 September 1942. tion.A .
r. won his wings at Corpus Christ!, When they met a yankee pilot, who Six room frame house on E. 58th ---iiif-- native of Rochester N. Y., Lt
Nov. 10, 1941. shot down one. Street. Mrs l.evM-1 .:"t. W74. -- I
From shortly alter the outbreak One little Jap plane of the "fusingSun" I 1941 Plymouth Deluxe Coach In excellent Not Easy hotel O'Keefe was well known in the
mechanical condition Call 2-5841 business in Florida and New
of the war until July 20, of this between 5PM. and 8-.1O: P. M. Tyranny, like all evil. Is not Hampshire before entering tho

year Lieut. Davidson saw action Tried to get away and-BANG!!! new Man's 135.00 Victory cash Call Illcycle 2-5815. practically: easily conquered, yet we have this Navy. The Commissary staff en-
in Alaska -there '
; and surrounding territory were none. Will sell reasonably. pracflrallv( new consolation within us, that the compasses 11 of fleers-
He reported here Aug. 13. -LOUIS WHITE, day bed R. W. Bird :3332 Craven harder the conflict, the more glor- ity of whom have had experience
! :Married to the former Miss Bar- Helper Metalsmlth, St.. Dewey Park. ious the triumph. What obtain in
we hotel
One suit of blues and two cults management.
,! bara Jean Beard of Astoria, Oregon Shop 23-Metals and Machines white CPO, uniform. $H). Call Bos'rt too cheaply .. .. .. we esteem 11 officers are WAVES who are
. ;;. Lieut. Davidson and his wife --iiot------- J. L. Valrw, ::191. too lightly .. .. It would be strange trained dietians and food experts.
! r now reside at 1503 Penning Road, Right WANTED indeed if BO celestial an article Grazing at the chow table is theNavy's
" r' Jacksonville, although Seattle was I Reckless driving never determines -I freedom
as should not be highly favorite indoors and
oi': Convertible Model 37 or :38. Call sport) ,
;L i originally claimed as his home. I who is right but who is left 2-0263. rated. Tom Paine ((1776) the Commissary crew shells out.




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23, 1943 :JAX AIR NEWS rlt Page Three

r Jap AA Fire Shot 157 Holes Distinguished French Officer Visits Station -

In Lieut. Withee's Bomber!

By Lt. (JK) Stanley CulpIt

was on Nov. 14, 1941, less
than a month before Pearl Harbor, The Inquiring
that Lieut. (Jg) Orville A. Withee
\ 27-year-old Minneapolis flier, won

' Naval years later, this veteran of Aleu- I I L ReporterQUESTION Ei rr:4y4: : "qy ; .. ((1r

tian warfare and holder of the Air ,
:Medal for valorous action over at
",- Klska Li teaching student officers I : Should pre- wit t
% the tricks of this game of war as Pearl Harbor fathers be drafted b b II

he learned them through the hard into the arnfd] forces? < ;

school of experience. ANSWERS:

K;,." Things started happening rap-I '"" )
S2c VTB3
idly shortly after Lieut.
J should be '
"Damn right. They
finished his course at Jacksonville.
thatif ....
He reported in San Diego on Dec. drafted for the simple reason .
'"" 7. It's not necessary to remind they don't have defense jobs,
Americans of what happened on they're not doing any good at
that day. Accompanied by his home and they are no good to their
he I country In wartime Too the fath-
brother from Los Angeles was
motoring up the state of California ers have as much, if not more, at

when news of the sneak Jap at- stake in this war than"some of us

tack on Pearl Harbor came over young single boys do.
town FRED HACK, Sic: "No I don't
the radio. "We got to a little
fathers should be draft-
awakened think the
north of San Diego and
ed. Most of them are older men
a friend to tell him the news he
'.' with home responsibilities and they '<
said "He wouldn't believe us. J
Bombed Kiska wouldn't be much good as fighters .'
There are still a lot of .
Like a good many other fliers anyway. .
men to draft without taking the y #
who say action in the Aleutians '
fathers from home. I remember -
shortly after the Japanase struck
lot of facesin
seeing a young /-
Dutch Harbor, Lieut. was
decorated for courageous low alti- those riot pictures in Detroit.

tude bombing of Japanese positionson in Why uniform aren't?!'"those trouble makers Vice Admiral Raymond Fenard, Commander-in-chief of all French Naval forces In the United States

Kiska. Asked about the particular to- AUSTIN L. CRITTENDEN, S2c spent Tuesday inspecting French units at this Station. The picture above was snapped as Captain Arthur
c. occasion which brought Seaman Guard: "I sorta believe Gavin commandant of the Air Station and other officers welcomed the French Admiral aboard. In the
him the Air Medal he said, "It was from left to Commander R. D. officer of the Naval Air
Kiska in PBYs.That's they shouldn't be drafted. Well, picture reading right, are Higgins commanding
for dive bombing short of it." I'm just taking my daddy as an Technical Training Center; Captain E. W. Litch, chief of staff to Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall, chiefof

the long to his and citation Lieut. example. He has a bunch of kids Naval Air Operational Training; Commander Henri de Levis-Mirepoix, head of all French Naval Aviation -

.tccording. u/fia the second Slot nf a and is in the right age to be call- units in the United States; Admiral Fenard and Captain Gavin. Admiral Fenard, whose headquarters -
\V. flies In is tour of of all stations in the United States where French Naval
patrol p a'ed r g the Aleutian ed. :My pa can do more good at are Washigton on a inspection
;, units are In training.Commander .
of his and
Islands campaign. To carry out home taking care family .
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his attack missions against thes' letting his older sons do the fighting -
in Kiska Harbor it than he can in the service." Cushing'
enemy ships EDWARD S. HALE, AMM2c, .. Men Overseas Use
was necessary for his plane to fly Tax Free
through severe Alaskan weather, A & R: "Yes, I think they shouldbe

and only because attack of possible the low was ceiling to the fly ernment drafted.says I feel it needs that if more the men gov-, Marine Southwest PFC Pacific Norman(CNS Petersonof ) Radio To Transmit

then the more men it gets the
through the clouds, dive bomb and
N. Atlanta Mich built still of
strafe with his plane, and sooner the war will be over. A lot ,
,, patrol empty cans, kegs and a steel
pull out In the clear at a very of men In the service were Just Extra Money HomeCash
I coil from a wrecked bomber
'' as valuable in civilian life as the
low altitude"During
? these low altitude fathers are now. Of course, I believe Into the !still! he poured cannedpeaches

& attack<< ," the citation read "his, the decision of drafting fath- and the resulting concoction Can Be Sent Back
Peterfton "was thebent
ers should be left entirely to our hays
, plane Wall subjected to heavy peach 'brandy In the Solomons. For Or Bonds
shore batteries and pierced by should be thrown around like a political -
L... Under Service SystemRadio
football. By that I mean
fclirapnel and lighter caliber project f
- I'e*' His courage and skill all that I don't believe congressmen/
Nh'wn, In these attacks are In know what's going on in the fighting is used by U. S. service-
keeping with the highest traditions I fronts and they shouldn't betaken I men to send money home from
of the Natal xrrtic" into consideration on draft- overseas because they can't find

::tit that Is only part of the ing fathers; that's our military any place to spend it. War Bonds
stOI Close questioning of Lieut. leaders' task." may be purchased by radio also,
Withee revealed just how hot MARY ANNE GASSER Sic, according to Camp Newspaper
: this A & R: "NO! If they have children Service.
things really were over enemy .i
x held island He said the Japs had they shouldn't be drafted at all." .ii'v This service, which is provided

... a good many ships in the harbor. BARBARA McCUE Sic, A & free of cost, was authorized last
.. "Mow was their AA fire-was it R: "Sure I don't see why not. By March for all officers and enlistedmen
-' pretty tough" he was asked all means fathers not in defense in overseas service except
"They didn't have many shore I work should be drafted. There area those in Alaska, Hawaii the Pan

installations at first," he said, "but lot of things women can't do QUESTIONS ama Canal Zone and Peurto Rico
that these Pre-Pearl Harbor fath- l where other methods of transmittal -
thev got them in fast"tgain
asked "was their I ers could take over" 1. Can you name the oldest and are available readily.
was HAGAN T-l "I One of the pioneers of the Naval the of these wartime in whose
"' "Well VIVIAN Side : youngest .Yardbirds pockets
'AA fire accurate? they
"holes in don't think they should be drafted. Air Technical Training Center, military leaders: Franklin D rrftmey burns large brown holes
made a Jot our ships,
There who Lieut. Comdr. W. H. Cushing was Roosevelt United States) have found this of radio-
he laconically answered. "We had are enough single men ( Joseph system
haven't been drafted. And there promoted to Commander last week. Stalin Russia Winston Churchill their home down
I the first ( ), ing dough right
; '57 through our plane
time we went in. We never had are enough single girls; I believe Comdr. Cushing has been execu- (Great Britain), thiang Kai- their alley. During one week last
any training of that type, didn't they should draft single women." tive officer at NATTC since August I I shek (China), Benito Mussolini May, when the plan wasn't very
and fiddled CPL. W. W. WOOLMAN: "] 1942. He first reported to the Naval (recently deposed as the Italian well advertised, less than $200-
hnow anything, we
I nround while they shot us full of don't think they should draft 'em. Air Station, March 17, 1941, I duce), Adolf Hitler (Germany), 000 was sent home by 1,700 sol
holes. However, after about 10 If they were fathers before Pearl and was assigned as the Perma- I and Hideki Tojo (Japan) ? diers. A few weeks later when

trips in we had a much better Harbor, they weren't trying to nent officer-of-the-day at Main 2. Who has the right-of-way the men got wind of the service
beat the draft. If have Station in the Pedestrians? than 9.000: soldiers sent
4 chance of coming out than we did they Jobs Navy: ( ) more
that first time. Although they that are beneficial to the war effort '=!. ( ) Motor vehicles? ( ) home a total of nearly 1000000.

shot us full of holes we didn't havea let 'em stay at home. II Prisoners marching? ( ) This plan Is as simple as hiding
man injured We returned to our they don't I guess they should be Chiefs May Gray WAVES marching? i under the barracks when the KP

base, fabric was put over the holes drafted. And it ought to be ac- Chief petty officers now are authorized -! 3. What fruit has the seedson call is out. Here's how it works.

,w In the plane, and it was on the cording to the number of children to wear the new slate gray the outside ? I Money may be transmitted to
way out again one hour after they have, too." working uniform, identical (exceptfor 4. Is the average life of an air- an individual payee such as your
we brought it in." ,' PHILLIP YOCKMAN, S2c: insignia) with that recently plane engine longer or shorter mother your landlord or yourpet
l On another occasion a three "Hell, yes. A father who won't approved for wear by commis- than the average life of an auto- Doberman Pinscher or to a
Inc.ler went through a strut the fight for his children's securityand sioned and warrant officers. mobile engine in point of miles? : bank or other institution. You
rear of the tower and out through future ain't worth his salt 5. At the conclusion of morn- may send as much money as you

a wing. "It was a time explosive, anyway. If the guy won't do his horsing around. I was over age ing colors, you end salute ( ) want but not less than $10. You
and not a contact If it had been a part in defense work, stick him in for the draft and I joined up; fath- with last note of the anthem; pay it to your personnel officer
contact shell I damn sure wouldn'tbe the Army or the Navy. Fathers ers are no better ( ) with last note of the bugle; who turns it over to a finance of
here today to talk about it," fought in the last war and in all LYLE BISHOP Cox: "They ( ) approximately 10 seconds ficer. A radiogram is then sent to
he said.A the wars before that and they should not be drafted If they had after last note of bugle. either the finance office in Jersey
combination of fog and wind have just as much at stake in this children before Pearl Harbor.. If 6. When a woman who is In City, N. J., or San Francisco Cal.

proved the biggest bugaboo to PBY one. Perhaps more. What do you It ever came to the point where the service marries, may she wear according to your overseas location -
pilots in the North Atlantic according think would happen to their chil- we'd have to draft 'em, all right. ; a regular wedding gown or must Checks are then written at
to Lieut. Withee. "The dren and' even their wives if the But there's a lot of fellows sitting she wear her uniform these finance offices and mailedto

fog is so thick," he said, "that Japs or Nazis are victorious. Why around doing nothing now; let's 7 How many of the followingcan the payees.
4 you have to make a power landing ask such a silly question In the not call fathers until they fight" you take on a regular railroad Speed is the big advantage in

without seeing, and the wind is so first place? Our military leaders PAUL BOUCHER, S2c, Y-6: ticket without extra charge: a this radio method. Transmittal by
" high that it kicks up rough wa- told congress that we must have "You take the position my fatheris three-year-old child, a bulldog a ''I radio takes a couple of days. By:
the fathers and we mu t. Yvi trunk mail it might take months.In .
, ter, and you'll crack up your : in. He's not in any position to 150-pound
plane." know, sometimes I think the one join the service and leave my 8. Where is rank exclusively indicated buying war bonds by radio

Asked whether or not he'dever thing a lot of people are forgetting mother with a baby son, and with- ona Russian Naval offi- the soldier pays his personnel of-
1, been" lost or run out of gas about this war is that somebody's out support He has his own business cer's uniform? fleer for them; designates who
,'''. oline during flights lu the Aleutians going to get hurt before It's won" and is as much service as a 9. "Taps" grew from an old will receive them and the bondsare
C. B. TYLER, SKlc: "Yes. I Dutch curfew which delivered 11no time at
Lieut \\lthee replied In civilian as he could or would be in was a signalto all.
f the negative, at the same time figure like this We all have a the Army or Navy. I'll do my close the taprooms. True or GIs abroad bought more than $25: ,- ;
:: saying that he had landed miles job to do and fathers are no ex- part, and his" false 000 worth of bonds In this way: ,
N from hU base on numerous <'Ca- ception. Things seem to be going JOSEPH M. FROLE, Sic X-L: 10. How many $50 War Bonds during one week in June. <4
.ions. "However, that wasn't out good now, and this is no time to be "No. Because they have a familyto can you, buy for $300 T The use of radio for transmittal '

of the ordinary," he said, "I care for. There are enough single (Please turn to' Page 8 of money by military personnel Is

J think I've landed In every creek versity of Minnesota with a BS men hanging around the corners for the answers) supplementing postal money, or* 1
and valley up there" degree in forestry. and on the streets and it shouldbe ----..-. dens ,J

Born In Minneapolis March 27 : Enlisted In 1941 their duty to fight before fathers Amphibious Corps; Insignia a -+

1916, Lieut. Withee still considers On Jan. 15, 1941 he enlisted at II are drafted. In event of a Three white stars above a gold It's a Fact

that city his home. He attended Seattle where he received some crisis, they should be taken. But alligator lead on a scarlet shields Only the President of the United
Roosevelt high school in Minneapolis -j flight training before coming to. after all there's enough of us the Insignia chosen fir the Ur States Is authorized to
present the
and graduated from the Unli this Station. I Ii around now" S. Marine Amphibious Corps. Navy Cross. J I,' '

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:the JAX AIR NEWS It published weekly at the U. S.
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Relations Of ice at no expense to the government Copies
distributed free of charge to enlisted I and other Naval
personnel at the Naval Air Station, the auxiliary air ( )
stations at Lee and Cecil Fields and the Naval Air Gun-
ner's School. Distribution Is also made to the Headquarters -
of the Naval Air Operational Training Command
0* and the Naval Air Technical Training Center.

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall USN to
Chief ol Naval Air'Operational Training our

Captain Arthur Gavin, USN, r'M )' ; ,
Jacksonville Naval Air Station

CaptaIn John J.:-O:Mallev (MC), USN. a
Commanding OfficerU. -
S. Naval Hospital the

Commander Edward E. Dolecek USN t
Commanding Officer
Naval Air Gunner's School : .

Lieut Col. Chester L. Oawtie. USMC (Ret), -
Commanding Officer, at
Marine Barracks

Commander R. D, HI glnS. DE-V (0)), U NR.Na..t for
Commanding! Officer .
Air Technical Training Center ,

XJeut Col. William T. Evans. USMC (Ret),
Commanding Officer
Marine Aviation Detachment '. .t' 4 4N 4ou in
Commander Charles G. Shone, A-VG), USNR
Commanding Officer o ve fhr3 a kstroke;dgri- F '
Auxiliary Naval Air Station, Lee Field .... .- .

Commander William O. Burch, USN,
Commanding Officer in
Auxiliary Naval Air Station Cecil Field
Do You Know What Tarmac Is? a
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited the
ulthout permission of CNS, War Department 205 E. It's A Kind SailorBy
42nd St.. N. Y. C Special of

Be What You Are Capt. F. C. DickeyIn .,
'' doctrination at these Naval
"Habit, Hutchinson, Kansas
Stations, these prospective
Have you considered when you go ashoreon What is a Tarmac? ling cadets will be employed
liberty that your conduct now will in a It is not a combination of the in work in handling airplanes .
great measure determine the kind of person word "tar" meaning sailor, or the warming up platforms
you will become the years to come ? bluejacket, and the word "Mac," a work on these airplanes in the
so-called traditional greeting of Hence their designation
This may sound strange to you, but experience one sailor to another. That greeting "Tarmac or those who work ,
has proven this to be fact. For more generally is "Jack." the tarmac." a

all that you do now will become so much a Tarmac is a trade name appliedto Several hundred tarmacs, still
part of you that nothing you or anybodyelse bituminous binder for roads. cIvilian clothes checked in at N of
can do in later years will change it. Aprons and runways at airdromeswere Hutch last week. Their
previously largely ''milt\ of here will be but a : '
Remember that this is not to
war going
this bituminous binder. And the flight stage to be followed
J last forever. Some day we will proudly lay warming up platforms and runways Naval preparatory school, ,
aside our uniforms and return to our civilian of military and Naval aIrdromes training service, and finally I
ways of life. Most of us undoubtedly will during and since World flight school. These 200 sent
war I have been referred to as from the selection board at
go back to the towns or cities from whencewe
Tarmac. sas City, Mo., will acquire I
There will be friends
came. our our Quite recently the indoctrination "salt" during their stay here.
folks and perhaps someone special that we period of Naval aviation cadets has garees are the uniform of the
love. They will welcome us, hoping to findus been changed to include periodof for this large group of -
as we were before we left. duty at Naval Air Stations as youths. And like any other
And the kind of life that we have led seamen, second class, prior to ering of service men, they
to pre-flight schools where their beefs and
:while away from those who mean most to
their rating will then be changedto Arrival of the Tarmacs
us, will invariably demonstrate itself in our that of aviation cadet. added to the Station's acute 4.:0
way of living when we return. So, remem- During their period of In- ing facilities shortage.,

ber, act like the kind of man you know your with the changing of men I
mother will be proud to call her son, and some barracks to other
your wife, her husband. I Divine ServicesProtestant I the situation is still a "roving
War is but a passing interlude in a man's =

life. There are many more years ahead. Chapel: Mustin !toad V-12 Exams Tentatively -11
Plan for those now by carrying yourself like and Birmingham Avenue

the man you hope to be*when normalcy returns 0730-Holy Communion. Scheduled In JanuaryNext !
to the world once again. 0830-Recruit Divine service. class of V-12 v !'
._tsb__.. 0930-Training Center Divine from Lee and Cecil Fields, .
eAbout service. Naval Air Gunners School and ,
Us 0930-Sunday *School (small Station will probably take ,
chapel). examinations during January,
Getting out this paper is no picnicIf 1100-General Divine service.* has been announced by the : : "
we print jokes, people say we are silly.If 1845-Vesper servIce. tional Office. These "\
Catholic ChaleIIu..tln: Road are usually held approximately
don't too serious.If .
we they say we are and Birmingham A\enue. weeks before the accepted
we stick close to the job all day, 0630-Mass. cants report for training,
.We should be out hunting up new 0700-Mass. for the group taking the
If we go out and try to hustle 0930-Mass.0830-Mass. tions in January, will be March

"'e ought to be on the job in the office, 1100-Mass. -

If we don't print contributions, Christian Science Service: :Austin -
We don't appreciate genius. Road and Birmingham Avenue My OpinionLetters all-

And if we do, the paper is filed with junK.If Jewish 1100-Small Senlcf'luoUn chapel. Road and From Our .
we make a change in the other fellow'swriteup Birmingham Avenue (small

chapel). Wants More Dancing
We are too critical.If 1700-Sabbath service (Friday). Dear Editor: t)
2000-Sabbath service (Friday).
don't we're asleep. ',
we 0810-Devotions (Saturday). Since the entertainment on
If we clip things from other papers, 1000-Devotions (Sunday) Cecil station is maintained for the
ourselvesIf listed personnel, this letter is in
.We are too lazy to write them Field. .
written to express a few is
we don't we are stuck on our own stuff. that have come from the

Now, like as not, some guys will '1.y'we: The Navy Prayer about the Saturday night
swiped In the first place, we think .
:This from a magazine.We O eternal Lord God, who alone boa has a very, good orchestra
did.PinUp. spreadest out the heavens, and though we do not care for
rulest the raging of the seas: very much. Of course we
"=. Vouchsafe to take into Thy al- that if that kind of music was ;t

Contest mighty and most gracious protection played many of the civilian t 1
our country's Navy, and would not come out from town.In
On the opposite page '(No. 5)), you will find all tcho serve therein. Preserve the second place, we >!;.t
them the the also that the orchestra needs : g.o f
from dangers of
the details of the Jax Air News "Pin-up" con ..
sea, and from the violence of the since playing an instrument is J
test. It is being conducted at the request of "
enemy; that they may be a easy. Then why not put in a
many men on the station. safeguard unto the United box" to fill in the gaps rl
Now your complete cooperation is neededIn States of America, and a security the rest periods We are in ',.
this enterprise. It is important that every ( for such as pass on the enough to dance all night. ,
Therefore would it
their lawful be
seas upon occasions -
man and woman on the station vote since ; that the inhabitants' of sible for this letter to be
that is the only way that it will be possible our land may in peace and on to the welfare officer to .
for the winner to come to this station. quietness serve Thee, our God, whether he could do
Thifl newspaper is trying to please its to the glory of Thy Name; about a "juke box" during the )
through Jesus Christ our Lord. that the orchestra is not
readers by conducting this contest. We hope Amen. Sincerely yours i ..

that you will cooperate with us by backing it. J. :4Paga 4 of'f.

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.i JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

Ilin-Up Contest Begins. I

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I Take A Look, Then Vote

Smoking ..., '1" ." Breez

Salty Humor From
I '
LampBy .
Here And There
,5.1 :
Steve Kalaflian, Y2c
Gl\e Him Time
S2c: "May I take you home? I

We've been cut down to one ,: ,.... k J f i h (. like to take experienced girls
column this week, mates, but I home."
don't think anybody will mind sinceIt : Gal: "But I'm not experienced.:*

was the only way we could get ,,' S2c: "You're not home yet."
the pin-up pictures on this page. .

Blows Foam
It seems as if even the Italians .. ',:,. ,. I't Nurse: "Lieutenant, I think the
, know how to fight when they're ,. .C.J.....,..".",...... old chief is feeling better."
'i; fighting on the right side per t Lieutenant: "How can you trill*
-" baps now the Nazis will think backon .,< .. .' Nurses "Well, this morning he
now they used to treat their wanted to blow the loam off his
former Allies They'd better ", t medicine.
remember, because the Italians
forgotten t A'x Wrong Girl
.aven't Jy Wz Sailor: "You're never kissed me-

// any of you are interested fneeeny t .. ." like that before, Mary. Is It because -
1 the gilt Bill Gustafson, Y3c, d' *;; ";,' we're In a blackout?"
got from girl in Rhode Island, ';'.' ., e '. :: Girl: "No, it's because my name
you'll find it on his desk in the per ..: ..;: Isn't Mary."
sonnel office. It is a small turtle ;' : : ,
with the American flag painted on All Three
"j its shell. ,. : -. Ens (entering NAS barbershopand -
seating himself in chair
," ) : Red
According to one of our secret rK '" tF cut all three short!

; l., the A & R. who have established :f/:/ ter.Ens.: Hair, whiskers, and chat.

" quite a reputation. They are .
known as the "Three Dagwoods," "
reason being they bring huge sandwiches t He Had Fun
t with them every day. For All night a young sailor named
verification it is recommended that 1a Aiken
you look in the back corner of the i f Had whoopee and great merry-
y: Civilian Cafeteria (the one near makln;
'! est the A. & R.) anytime from When they called for the roll

1200 to 1300 Oh yes, the I lie was sad to the soul,
ladies' Already his roll had been
young names are Mary
i Frances, Louise and Loreen. taken

f -
This pinup tst looks like Straight Salary
i1.. a good deal, mates. If enough of \ Recruiting Officer: I supposeyou
; us vote, there's a good chance that want a commission .
J. the winning movie actress will Applicant : Well, no-I'm such
.,;' make a personal appearance here a poor shot I'd rather work on a
:" as "The Jacksonville Naval Air straight salary
' Station's Favorite Pin-Up Girl. I
Give Him Time
Gob: "Hey, that wasn't the toothI
; A WAVE mech walked into the "
." Yard office the other wanted pulled. .
.. :, police daydripping I
Dr. Castaldi
: "Calm yourself, I'm
wet from the rain. She
to it.
asked for a pay slip and tried to I I coming
fill two of them out without any -

.. success. The water from her wet Her Eyes
hair kept falling on the pay slip k kIt "Why" darling, your. eyes are
'Finally one of the chiefs in green.
desperation offered to make it out v "It's'' about time you noticed my

for her. But just before he had ,I face.
finished, the WAVE threw her I, Unanimous-
hands above her head and cried,
i I : Speaker: All who will buy War
t "Oh, that isn't my right pay number I could be possible that this gorgeous blondenamed Marie McDonald could pay a social visit to Bonds please stand UI), (Aside to
.' I've been making out Jacksonville Naval Air Station It all depends on you. She is one of the candidates for the "pin-up" musician) Play the Star Spangled
wrong all this time." Which i girl contest being conducted by the Jax Air News. Look her over, mates and if you want to see her Banner
all led one sailor to comment. around here just look for her name in the ballot below, put an "x" after it and mail it to the Contest
"This is a great" life having womenin I Editor. I. He Will

the Navy. "I want to die with my bootson.

If you can afford It, mates' buy '''Rules For Contest Announced I Station MoviesMAIN "Well." get 'em on; here comes
an extra war bond this month. Not my husband."
only to help our old Uncle Sam, I STATION: AUDlTORIUM-

. but It's the bent place to put jour I Uy CONTEST EDITOR you like but all votes must be in I, "Swamp ter Houston.Water"V'ulter Ann Baxter Biennan Sept.Val 24; Sh-Not a Word
money, because you know it will Here is your; chance to pick the official ballot which will appear "Omaha Trail." James Craig Pamela MRS CADET: Stop Eddie J
be there when want It and on this page today and for Drake, Sept. 26: "Meanest Man In the
you your favorite movie actress WorW." Jack Benny Prlscllla I LaneSept. You've taken the wrong baby car-
Get over to the Bond Office now i possibly even see her come to life the next three weeks. 27: "It Aln t hay" Abbott and riage. This! Isn't OUR baby.
and say those magic words, "I I i This is how it works. You've CosteHo. Sept. 28; Follow the Band" KDDIE; CADET: Don't tell a
want to buy a War Bond" Leon Errol, Frances Langford, Sept I
undoubtedly already seen some of 2t>. soul, darling. This! carriage has
SMOKING IJVMP'S OUT. I the luscious lovelies pictured on P Yard ,Dept. STUDENT OFFICERS' AUDITORIUM rubber Urt'1l.She's .
this page. They are some of the I -"Get Going" Grace McDonald,
Robert Paige Sept. 24: 'One Dangerous ;
who for the
candidates are vicing
NewsAll Night," \VarrenVllllam, Marguerite -,
Hello Irish honor of being your favorite "Pin- Chapman, Sept. 26; "Omaha Trail" 1 CandidateS
More will be publishedthe James Craig, Pamela Drake 27:
up girl. Sept. I
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the "Meanest Man In the World. Jack -
weeks and I .
three rI'
next you
.fao readers of this newspaper, will hands are glad to know that Ain't Benny flay Prlscllla," Abbott Lane and Costello Sept. 28, ;Sept"It 'I' : :

have the opportunity to vote on Chief Stephen Garland is rapidly 2y. I' -
who you think should be the Jack recovering from an ear ailment. LEE FIELD-"Get Going Grace McDonald ,
sonville Naval Air Station's favorite Things are perkin' up again in "SwampVatet. Robert.." Walter Paige.Brennan Sept Walter 25-: f:
"Pin-up girl." the Tag office, L. K, "Pale Face"'Dusty I I Houston Anne Bauer: Sept. 26; I
the Greene has returned from 'One Dangerous Night." Warren William.
votes cast
If enough are ,
Marguerite Sept :
leave. mr
winner may be incited to makea Omaha Trail" James Craig, > *:
personal appearance on this Two of the Yard Department'smost Drake. S*.>pt. 28. "Meanest" Man In theWorld ':"''i-f
the time willhave efficient men have received ." Jack Benny Prlscllla I Lane, '. :
station. Of course, : :
Sept. 29; "It Ain't Hay Abbott andPut
their transfer orders: Bos'n Frank "
to be arranged at her convenience Costello Sept. 30. .
Edward Helffenstein and Bos'n G
since contract obligations _':- I q:15
problems S. Moore. Best Wishes! .
and transportation
1 In Time
Ch. Bos'n Gustav Nelson '
t make the setting of a definite g t \'
V date impossible.But spending a well deserved 10 day Then there's the CPO who spent ., ,..<<< : x
the success of this contest leave in the land of the long leaf 20 years in the Navy-four working .i' '
Asheville N. C. I and 16 standing in line.
and whether we get to have aHollywood I pine '

star on this station may :. :
depend on the personnel heie. The JAX AIR NEWS .' ;S >"R' rJ"
\\J. more votes we get, the better the : '::h
chance of having a beautiful movie CONTEST BALLOTNAS v4
star come to this station. ,
You will notice that In the
)[" ballot printed elsewhere on this PIN-UP GIRL admits that Maureen

page, there Is empty space. This Vote For One O'Hara is not only beautiful but
I is for writing In the name of she can act as well. That may not

/ anyone whose picture does not Marie McDonald .........................._.....__....._..,-_...:..[0 have anything to do with your
choice in the Jax Air News
,, v' appear on these page; AntI
If you happen to hate any picture Erin O'Brien ................__._......._..,---........0'....._.......-0 contest, but Maureen is a contestant .
Her h Erin O'Brien and which you think ought to nevertheless. Now if you decide

that leaves name no Is doubt that she belongs I be In the paper, bring It up and Maureen 0'I r a ra ...........................................-......--..-.D to vote for her she will receive
and we'll see what can be done. a special invitation from this news- the At land any of rate green she is a I Many of you wanted this con (Write in name of any other) paper to pay us a social call You
test. Let's support it and makeit understand we arn't trying to
M-G-M lot and if
newcomer on the Mall to: make mind but who
vote for possible for our "favorite pin-up up your ,
you decide to cast your visitorto girl" to come to life right hereon Content Editor, Jax Air News wouldn't agree that this Irish-born 1
her welcome
the, she Air may a You'll also find this station. And remember, Box 2, NAS, Jacksonville, ITa star would add a lot to the Naval .
Air Station.lW .
can vote as many times as
her name in the ballot below. you

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PasSix JAX AIR -NEWS 1943

I. Air Raiders Clash With Ft. Benning Here Saturday J

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;''ormer' College Stars Are In Air Raiders Lineup KickofflsAt0] .;':

1415; StandsTo

Seat 5000 *

Uy ("rolus G. Anderson!' Y2c' \< The 1943 edition of the newly '"
created NATTC Air Raiders will .. ,
By Edmund Walsh, Y2c come out of the mystery class

After two great years of when It goes on display against ...
the 124th
highly-touted Infantry
football, the Naval Air Station of Fort Benning, Ga., Saturday

.. will step aside this fall and .,. at Cadet Field on Yorktown ave-
the job of carrying on falls nue. Time of the game Is 1415. .
of the Na- These NATTC Air Raiders will face the 12lth Infantry1 of Fort Benning, Ga.. Saturday at Cadet Good bleacher facilities are being
to the Air Raiders Field on Yorktown Avenue as the Air Station gets its football baptism for 1943. built on four sides of the fieldto
val Technical Training Center. Left to Right front row, Pfc. Jim Williams of South Carolina)( right end; Corp. Bill Short of Northeast provide seats for upwards of
First in line of the Raiders will Center Jr. College light tackle; Pfc. Johnnie Walker of North Carolina State right guard; Pfc. Brad 5,000 spectators. ,.
be the 124 Infantry of Ft. Benning Ecklund of Oregon, center; Sgt. Lou Campbell of Southwestern, left guard; Cadet Fred Ellis of Wisconsin, Carrying the army-navy crk H
Ga., which will be paced by four left tackle, and Sgt. Pete Breceda of San Francisco U., end. Back row, left to right, Sgt. Bradley Davisof touch, the game has all the aJr .
outstanding college players of last Arkansas State right halfback; Cadet Dominic Sanzotta of Western Reserve and Detroit Lions, full- pearances of being a super-duper ,
year's Georgia and Alabama teams, back; Sgt. Duke Iverson of Oregon, quarterback, and Gus Letchas, BM 3'c, of Georgia, left halfback. thriller though it. will make the

the best known of whom is Lamar nrst game for either team and
"Racehoss" Davis the fastest run- may produce loose and ragged
ning back on Georgia's Rose Bowl Golden Glove Major Leagues Three Teams Share play. ,.,

Winner. National Leaguew Raceho Davis To Play :

Against the dazzling speed of L Pct. Little is known about the visit"
Lead In Officer -
the iSacehoftCapt.. Fred }Prink Entries Open St. Louis ...................'... 9.. 46 .671 ing Gators strength save for game-
of the Raiders, will pit another Brooklyn .................... 76 64 .543 breaking backs Lamar Davis and .,
ex-Georgian GUN Letchas! who Cincinnati ?................ 76 64 .536 Jim Todd and Tackle Jack Mc-
never cleared the scholastic hurdle Until 7 Oct.Entries Pittsburgh ......r..r..... 76 68".528 Volley LoopThree Kewen and End Sam Sharp. Davis

at the Athens school, but Boston ........................ 63 75 .457 and Todd were pillars in Georgia's
who "stands us' one of the greatest Chicago ........................ 63 75 .457 teams, Operations A, Dis successful 1942 season and Rose
might have been's In Georgia will continue to be received Philadelphia ..............60 81 .426 pensary and Naval Hospital A, Bowl triumph, and McKewen and
history for the Station's Golden New York .................. 53 86 .381 have taken an early lead after the Sharp played no small part in
On these two game breaking Glove boxing tournament right up American Leaguew first complete week of play in theofficer's turning aside Boston college for
players will depend much of the until the week of Oct. 14, it was volleyball league. Each
L Pct. Alabama in the Orange Bow:.
of the first to be1la.t"d Lt. ) has from two while
outcome game announced yesterday by (jg won opponents
Field Yorktown New York ......r........... 88 52 .629 Other Gator college luminaries
at Cadet on John Patrick, former Penn State maintaining a clean slate.
Is well Washington .........r...... 80 62 .563 include Bill Stauss of Iowa Bob
Davit over
avenue. !! champ who is in chargeof
collegiate Cleveland .................... 76 64 .543 Operations leaders in the competition Corey'ot Columbia Bob Fitzgeraldof
fclx: fret burn and but shades only possessspeed {it withone the fistic show. will be to Detroit ........................ 72 69 .511 for the Admiral's Cup, Fordham, and Norris Layton of
to The tournament
of open and to Chicago ........................ 70 70 ..500 scored wins over Naval HospitalB Western Michigan.
of the greatest the changes fighters from the Station St. Louis .................... 66 74 .471 and Public Relations. Dispen- Members of this year's team who
enter from
pace: ever seen on gridiron. any who may want to Boston .......................... 63 78 .447 sary won over Public Works and captured the Fort Benning post "
Letchas, a triple threat star Lee or Cecil Fieldthe Training Philadelphia ..............46 92 .333 Naval Hospital B. Naval HospitalA conference title in 1942 by winning
could lie the outstanding plajeron li Center or the Naval Air Gunners
Ed. Note. These standings Includethe won over VPB 2 OTU (1)) and seven straight contests are backs
the field since he excels. in School. 21. A and R.
games played Sept. Roy Cestary and Nick Calos and
all three departments besides beIng Reed, Y2c, who will featurethe
Billy \
n---- -- Some of the outstanding playersin Green Howard at tackle.
a terrific blocker. fighters on his Victory Smoker the first week's play were Lt.
Before dark on Saturday, the card, told the Jax Air News I Barnett Sets New' (jg) Alexander Kroll, Ensign WaIter Major Milton I* Coach
Raiders will be out of the unclassified yesterday that a Navy Golden Albright and Ensign Lee Me-' The soldiers are coached by
list of football teams and Gloves will be awarded the win- Hugh, Operations; Lieut. Comdr. Major Harold F. Milton former
we should have some idea of their ners and a Navy Silver Glove to Reach MarkWith William Gordon and Lieut. William tackle with Georgia's Bulldogs un-. .

team strength. With the benefitof the loser in the finals which will Jump Knight, Public Works; and Lt. (jg) der Coach Harry Mehre. As ..,..NI
the breaks the Raiders should be held about Nov. 11. Vernon Sechriest. Public Relations.Hot Mehre was a Notre Dame great .
not find their '43 schedule too After making entries fighters the remark tat he could' Battle WagedIn under the late Knute Rockne, it is The one eleven which may train at their discretion using hardly believe his eyes and had one of the week's feature reasonable to assume that Fortr-
looms above all the others is the the facilities in back of Bldg. 912, to ask Student Officer G. W. Bar- games Dispensary and Naval Benning will throw a Notre. Dame.
University of North Carolina, foe which Is the main station boxing nett to duplica.a his mark of thirtyone Hospital B renewed their rivalry offense at the Raiders.
for Oct. 9 at Chapel Hill. The arena or at any other ring they and a half inches in the jump which dates back to softball. Dis Though the visitors will rate .'.
others, Daniel Field, University of choose. reach tests, Lt. ( te.) Ralph Ifclls- pensary won the first game 22 to the favorite role, Capt. Fred Frtnl
Miami, two games, and Camp Le'I' man last week released the most 20 The Hospital came back strongto expects his Raiders to give a good
Jeune Marines, two games, will all recent marks established in the win the second game 21 to 15. account of themselves. Despite an
have to get by the same difficul- strength tests by student officers. The third contest was a neck BndCoaU..f'd early epidemic of injuries theC.otlaued
ties as the Raiders. Bo Molenda In Jump Reach, G. W. Barnett On I'.cft Xrvra.
VPB2, ((1)) class 42 bettered the page terra -- --
Faced by the problem of cool Coach San Diego old mark of 28 inches by three and I
weather: in November and late October one half inches. R. W. Mullin. TitleIn
it appeared as though Billy'I Lt. (jg) Bo Molenda, one of VTB. class 35, did twenty six Recruit Center For

Reed, Y2c, would be unable to fea- I professional football's bulwarks inches.
ture the Station's Golden Glove I with the Green Bay Packers in ,, D. A. Barberi, VTB class 39 tied T1 Ball Game TodayAs
boxing tournament on his Victory the days when the going was the push up record by doing forty Navy
Smoker card. However, the Pub- rough has been named head foot- five. R. A. Sikes, VO-VCS, class
lic Works department is drawing' the San naval 50, did thirty push ups.
ball coach at Diego the Navy ball race comes down to the wire, two undefeated
in the
up plans for an extension of the training station.A No new records were set
stage in the Recreation buildingso National professional league chin ups as the leaders in this department and unscored on teams, Recruit Center of the

that it will be possible to set player and coach for 15 years Lt. E. D. Skidmore, VPB 2 American league and T 4 of the National league, loom up as

up a ring and the show will go on. Molenda was Michigan's fullbackin ((1), class 40 and J. McManus, league champions.Recruit .
1924. 1925 and 1926. when his VTB class 36, got their chins over Center has a chance to
There be another 1 i ammatesincluded immortals thA bar only 15!' times.
may never the wind up its season undefeated this gue will enter the Shaughne&sy
football coach who can crack the Benny Friedman and Benny Oos- In the ;step up physical fitness afternoon when it tangles with T-l I playoff series to determine league
emotional whip with the same terbaan. In 1925 he figured in test C. E. Crain, VPB 2(1), class In the pool adjoining Ship's Serviceat champions. Then the two league
success ax the late KnuteKnckne. Michigan's remarkable 3 to 0 up- 42, was timed with a recovery 1530. Recruit Center will be champions will meet for the Sta..
but Coach: Wally Butts set of Red Grange and his Illinois mark of 99.3 fr a new record. J. led into the fray by its two high tion title and points toward the
of Georgia took a long step In team. Christman, with 89.2 and J. P. scoring forwards William Wain-: Commandant's Cup trophy.
that direction last Friday night In professional football, Molenda Klein, with 96.7, both of VTB werealso .' wright and Clinton English, who

when he railed his squad' of 17 spent most of his playing days i high. ._ have tallied 17 and 14 goals respectively StandingsAnrlcan
year olds together before the with the Green Bay Packers. He s j and by George Vaccaro -

Came with Navy strengthened also played with the New York Touch Football To Start stellar defensive player.T League
I're..btf'ria college and gave Yankees and the New York Giants. will not put the finishing; W L
I Recruit Center .. r... ... ... ... 8 O
them an opportunity to abandon Oct. 4 On Four FieldsLieut. touches on its season's work until VM . . . .. ...... ........ 7 1
their 1943 schedule."I tomorrow when Lt. (jg) Burnell's Boathouse . .. ...... ....... 3
told them that If Camp Davis. N. C., has drawnup Hobbs Adams, sports director whichIs I Seaman Guard 2
they hook with A and R : I
do I to a tough nine game schedule. I for the physical training department boys up witha T 1 . : :: ::::::::::::::: 1 '
wanted to was willing its
so campaign
winding up Main Dispensary! .. .... .........1 2
cancel our entire 1913 schedule I The Army eleven will tackle Wake announced yesterdaythat rush. T 4 with 8 wins and no Shi p', Store . ...... ....... I 3
rail It said "'al- i Forest, North Carolina State Commandant's Cup competition with 6 wins Klre Department 1 3
and quits, wily defeats and A and R
ly "but I also told them that It i i North Carolina Navy pre-fllght, in touch football will begin against no defeats should stage a Xl.Hospital . .. .. ..........1...... 0 I 4 4

was the last opportunity for Davidson college, Camp LeJeune Oct. 4. I real battle. Burdette Townsend, .rr.rr..r.
many of them to play football Ft. Monroe. Presbyterian college, Schedules will be drawn up on I Jack Parker Doc Sheld and John National League
until the end of the war and Daniel Field and the University of the same basis as has governed i Shevlin are four big guns in the W V
that If they wanted to, we'd stay North Carolina.Werkheiser. such sports as softball and Navy T 4 attack. T 4 . .. .. .. .. .. ........... ... 8 O
two A and R ..r .. .. .. .r......... 6 ()
will be
with them and do the best we ball. There leagues : A and R Improves Fat O and U . .. .. ,.,............ S. 2:
could." National and American. The. A and R the surprise team of Marine Guard .. ........... .... 4 'JLVOVCS
P. S. Georgia 17 year oldsmu.t Selected For games will last forty minutes and the National league is Improving ..... .............. 3 4
Into min- I Docks Ferries ..... .............. 2 3
have sympathized with Navy Flight TrainingChief will be divided twenty with each contest. In its last outIng VI'B 2 ill .. .. .. .......... ... 2 4
Butts for they went out and ute halves. I A and R, paced by C. H. VP B 2 (2) .. ...... .., ......... 2 5
beat Presbyterian and Its Navy Already A and R. VTB Docks I Wise's overtime goal set back the VTU . . ...... .. ......... ... 2 S!'
Specialist Gene Werkheiser Ferries Seaman Guard, Ordnanceand another Air Wing 5 .. .. .. .. ....... ..... 0 \V
trainees 25 to 0. one of the Naval Air Station's Marines, 1 to 0. VO-VCS,
football stars last fall, was recently Gunnery, T 4, Vi)!. Boathouse, team which started to roll late, -
Ensign George Benson, who recently accepted for flight training and and the Recruit Center have teams dropped a close one to A and R,
completed his training at has reported to the University of working out and getting set for 1 to 0. the other day--despite the BBC Will Do World Series .

VTB, had an opportunity to greet Texas for flight preparatory work.A the Oct. 4 starting date. efforts of Red Magby and BlockerMan.
his former Northwestern university former college star at Du- Games will be played on Mason The British Broadcasting company
teammates in a manner so! buque University, Werkheiser played Field, Cadet Field and in the areas Some of the other standout has announced that arrange
novel we relay it to you here. Now professional ball for Johnny adjoining the VM and T 5 hangars. players in the leagues are: F. G. ments have been completed
sat Glenview 111., the fullback on Blood the old time Notre Dame -- -- Jelicks O. D. Hip and J. Scharf, broadcast to American soldier ,
the 1941 Northwestern team, tip- and Green Bay Packer star who Dick Wakefield, Detroit sports Marines; Clinton Schoeneman Sea- sailors and marines the highlightsof
ped his wings as he flew over coached the Kenosha Wis., Cardi- scribes complain worries his own man Guard, I. V. Dean and Hat each world series game a few _
Dyche stadium in one of his daily pitchers as much as the opposingones. Hunter, Ordnance and Gunnery; minutes after it happens. This j !
flights to the aircraft carrier in nals.Werkheiser had been assigned tp Furthermore.they charge he Skip Zelaff. Boathouse and Q. W. service is expected to be renderedin -

Lake Michigan where he practices the athletic office at the NATTC is doing nothing to improve his Christie. VM unit. every theatre of war by the
.." The top four teams in each lea- I3BC. I
his orders. liqldlng.
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'" September 23, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven .i

'I Fighters Work Out For Boxing Show Lt. Lambert And Jewish Chaplain Station Welcomes.i

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AMM3c Neal Share r 'IIIv, Lieut. Shankman, :::i .

r Bond Essay PrizeS .1.1r I Jewish Chaplain f

for d Sailor Takes First Rabbi to Report

Second And WAVE ThirdIn Here Entered Harvard at

War Bond ContestLieut Tender Age of 14

; F. P. Lambert and R. A. Lieutenant Jacob K. Shankman
Neal, AMM3c, of the Naval Air who entered Harvard at the prodigious -
Gunners School near here jointly age of 14, has reported
P submitted the prize winning essayIn aboard for duty as the first Jewish
ft < the NAOTC War Bond Contest, Chaplain since the Station was
according to an announcementmade r I commissioned.

11W by the Judges Committee.The 'J.ft' Chaplain Shankman arrived here
joint entry in the 250-word < '" iM. '
< just a fortnight before the High
Essay Contest, "Why Naval Per- V Holy Days and he immediately began
sonnel Should Buy War Bonds," preparations for observing the
was judged best out of /several! I hun- i Lt. Jacob K. Shankman solemn occasion. He announced to
dred essays written by Naval Personnel I all Jewish personnel that the main
under NAOTC. The first service for New Years will be held
prize carried a .$100 War Bond Wednesday, 29 September, at 1700in
I with It.Second. the Small Chapel at Mustin and
place was awarded to Birmingham streets. Services for
Jl Frederick J. Roach, CRM, of San- the Day of Atonement wil be observed
I ford, Fla., Naval Air Station.
I Friday, 8 October, at 1700in
Roach received a $50 Bond. Edna the Small Chapel.
K. McCormick, Sk2c, of VPB here Chaplain Shankman is a native
was enriched by a $25 Bond for
q Y of Chelsea, Mass He enrolled at
too+35 A'k taking third place. Harvard at the tender age of 14
Dick Lee, left, and Clyde Perry, right, a couple of Golden Glove Entries received from I and graduated from Boston's famous
aspirants from Seaman Guard work out at the main station boxing many Stations under the Naval Air educational institution in 1923.
arena in preparation for the Station tournament which begins 14 Oct. Operational Training Command, I He then attended Hebrew Union
on the Victory. Smoker cards. including a belated entry from College at Cincinnati, O.
--- Purcell, Okla. It arrived after the The Jewish Chaplain served as

Field I aerial offensive as Sanzotta and 31 August deadline. By Edith Brink*"orth, Y3o Rabbi at the Troy, N. Y., syna
Lee Goes Letchas are good passers and end The entry of Lieut. Lambert and WAVES progress in the swim- gogue for seven years and at New
I' I Bill Borcher Is a catcher almost Neal was selected as outstanding ming program will be posted the Rochelle, N. Y., for six years. He
: Into Four Point without a peer. Bradley Davis is for Its artistic value as well as its latter part of this week, reports entered the Navy in June, 1943
I another good pass grabber who Essay contests. It was submittedon Ensign Katherine Rahl.! Several and just completed a course at the
Sports Program usually runs for good distances after a big poster with large lettering girls will check out in the swim- Navy's Chaplain School in Wil-
catching the ball owing to his and accompanied by cartoon ming course soon and will begin liamsburg, Va.
[. The long and the short, the fat speed.A drawings. The announcement of other sports which will be instructed Lt. Shankman is married and
r and the thin the finely-condition wide-open game is a good the winners was made too late for by WAVE officers. has two children. .
I ed and the horrible examples, turn- possibility as Major Milton will the Jax Air News to have an engraving Many of the WAVES are now Before the Chaplain came
I ed out with enthusiasm last weekto employ his offense to make all made of'the prize winning checking out gear to be used in aboard Jewish personnel attended
start a new sports league at possible uses of Lamar Davis' running poster and it will be reprinted at life saving. services in Jacksonville However,
Lee Field. I and pass-catching ability. a later date, as will be the second The WAVES slacks and skirts Lt. Shankman has been assignedan

Cause of the puffing, grunting STARTING LINEUPS place essay authored by Roach. may be used as life saving gear office in the Chapel area and
and free use of arnica, was the Fort Bennlng Air Raiders The Essay Judges were Captain by inflating this clothing and tying all Jewish personnel will be wel \

. momentum gathered by the physi Sam Sharp..".. ,LE......Bill Borcher Reuben Shrum, Lieut. Comdr. BenL. the open ends with shbe laces. come there. He will conduct regular -
cal-conditioning program with 100 Jack McKewen..LT..Fred' Ellis Boynton, Lieut. (ie.: ) GeorgeM. These instructions are given the Sabbath devotions all the Small

l per cent participation in softball, Mike Aulenti...,LG"."Lou CampbellBill Illes Reed, Ensign Y2c.Helen Clemson and WAVES in view of the fact that Chapel on Fridays at 1700.
basketball, volleyball or touch football Corey..C ...Brad Ecklund Billy they may have to abandon ship
The third place Essay written time and need this this
Bob Fitzgerald Johnnie Walker some might go to Lee Field Saturday
.. A probable casualty of the new Alabama Tew....RT... .... BUI Short I by WAVE McCormick, 'follows: information. night for a party with the WAVES.
.4 program will be the Lee Field soft- Johnny So It as.,..RE.. Pete Breceda "We, in the Navy, i.ave seen, One WAVE upon learning to The graduating class of Radio-
'. ',. ball league and Gunnery-Personnel Nick Cales...... Q. ."..Duke Iverson more closely than anyone, the swim underwater the required men from NATTC entertained, under
'fr with an undefeated record to date Roy Otttary...."..LII".. ..Gu* Letchas I operations of this war. In all the 30 feet explained that she didn'tsee the supervision of Lt. Mills,
, ', will be the principal loser on that Lamar Davis. ,RII..Bradley Davis Infamy and bitterness of attack how she could jump from the about 30 WAVES Saturday night
"00..... Jim Todd.... ..FB Dominic Sanzotta I and struggle, we have seen this ship and swim this distance with with a dinner dance at the Pines.
'However, replacing the softball I -" ....- i war at first hand. We were at the gear one mattress cover for Ensign Bernice Bone was also a
) >league will be an even larger leaf Pearl Harbor on the seventh of herself and a sea bag for her guest.
.JIL "t' gUe playing the four mentioned Three Teams Share LeadIn 'December. We were on WaKe and buddy tucked under each arm. Among the WAVE officers who
f -f,. sports Lt. (Jg) Al Mann's records Midway. We were at Bataan and The women Marines were givena were sent here for further indoctrination -
show that in the early running, Officer Volley Ball Loop Corregidor. We were In the Coral party Tuesday night by the before being assigned is
Seaman Guard (1), Seaman Guard Continued from pace als and Bismarck Seas. We were in WAVES celebrate, their arrivalon Ensign Verla Hill who has been
I '(4) and Marines <(<1), are sporting neck battle. From a tie score at the Solomons, and in the Aleutians. this Station. The party was permanently stationed here and
j undefeated records in softball and 10 all, the count went to 16 to 11, We parried the first blow and car- given following the initiation of will assist Miss Rahl with the vast
touch football.In Dispensary. Then Hospital closed ried the second. the Marines. The initiation con- athletic activities of the WAVES
the mess attendant's league, the gap, 17 to 19, Dispensary. Fi- "Some among us, it is true, have sisted of placing the girls on dutyat Ensign Josephine Shoemaker is
the Hellcats outfit has an undefeated nally Dispensary pulled away and never set... ocean or a ship. And entrances of each barracks to working with the WAVES in the
' record in softball, touch won handily. there are many here w)o have check the I. D. cards and dog tagsof welfare work and is arrangingteas
football and basketball. Two teams which will be hardto never seen an enemy -lane, nor each WAVE as she entered. to be given in the various
Eleven teams are scheduled for beat are Dispensary and Ope- heard the sound of encrr" guns. They took the joke in stride and WAVES barracks.
action in this week's play in the rations A. Dispensary is loaded Undoubtedly there are manse who all the WAVES agreed they were Ensign Borie is in charge of the
ship's company league and some with such stars as Lt. (jg) Herman never will. But there is not one great sports. athletic program of the WAVESat
new outfits will probably be sitting Molish, Ensign J. M. Anderson, and among us who is not fIO'd 1QO' with The WAVES officers of this Sta- the Naval Hospital. The girls
r on top by Saturday. Lieut. Ben Morton while Opera the spirit that won Guadalcanaland tion attended a housewarming at come to the pool near the barracksfor
--- tions has Lt (jg) Kroll, Ensign Albright Kiska. To us the war repre- Lee Field Saturday night in honorof the WAVES unit and the other
Ensign McHugh, Lt. (jg) sents the dec v personal matterof Ensign Alice Bailey who is the athletic activities are handled by
The Runway William Stark and Lieut. JamesC. honor. Because we were there officer in charge of the WAVES Miss Borie.
McCoy. when the enemy came. That is who were recently transferredfrom Ensign Anna Van Westrenen is
Continued from al1 Standings why we shall be there when that this Station to working billets assisting Miss Rahl with the
page I L same enemy is driven out, and there. Enlisted WAVES will WAVES swimming program.
landings Northwestern is locatedin Operations A .t...2 0 forever crushed and wo ..en.
Evanston Ill, about half way Dispensary . 2 0 "Our honor and our country's
between the Air Station and the Naval Hospital A 2 0VOVCS honor to
are us same Ourcountry's
Know Your Planes Gunners!
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carrier. Operations B 1 0 freedom and security are ,
WING TIPS Unless the un Public Vvoiks .. 1 1 ours. We shall not stop fighting
expected happens there will be no Naval Hospital B ..... 0 2 until we have gained not four, but
A and R 0 2 zrir-
playoff series between the Station Public Relttlons 0 2 every freedom not our own, but
and Mayport baseball team VPD 2 OTU 1 0 2 world security. Not every man
Lieut. Clarence (Tufty) Thompson, NAOT .. .. 0 2 among us may carry a gun. But
assistant coach of the 1041 Station -2-! we may an fight with bonds. To

and left halfback on last Leaves For Sea buy them is our duty and our privi-
.team. squad, has recently return- leee. To do this we, in the Navy,
the States after 8 months pledge ourselves"
duty In the Pacific Ray Terrell -- '''''- '""'
and Bill Peace ,of last year's Sta-
tion football team, are now playing, Melton Concert Is
for Camp Le Jeune Marines. "
t..aI ._, f, 1 i y
Slated 5 OctoberJames

Air Raiders Meet Ft. Benning
Melton, noted Metropolitan -
In Game Here Saturday Opera. Concert and Radio

Continued From r... Six I fS. Star, will be presented In Concertat
the George Hotel
NATTC Gridders will be in good Washington
: Auditorium at 2030 October
I Tuesday, -
shape for the and they arc
I 5th, by the Pilot Club. Mel
anxious to come to grips with
ton's repertoire is wide and varied
their khaki adversaries.
,, ... and his program will include the
Buoying the hopes of the Raidersfor more popular operatic arias and ;.- .. .
a good season was the addition T: .
.z modern melodies I
of cadets Dominic Sanzotta and S. 1 '. ;: Melton ia a former native of NOT AT No. 1! It's the relativelynew FIRE AT No. 2! It's the Japanese
Fred Ellis. Sanzotta, a regular Ocala, Fla., and studied at the Showa Sho, a low-wing, single-
fullback with the Detroit Lionsof t f U S. attack bomber A-36, unofficially -
the National Pro League in : li ; University of Florida. lie made his christened the "Invader." engine fighter. This was copied almost
v' debut in Grand Opera as Lieut. exactly from the American
1042 will combine with Duke Iver-
Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly. It is a low-wing plane powered bya Vultee V-ll-GB. Both edges of the
Gus Letchas and i
Davis son, to the Raiders a formidable 1:1: > Tickets are on sale at Ships Ser- single in-line engine The stream- wings taper equally to rounded
give vice Recreation lined is flat sided and hasa The
Building. fuselage tips. leading edge of the tail-
set of starting backs. Back- Athletic and Welfare Officer at
--- ---- long, slender pointed noee. The plane is swept back to rounded
ing Letchas is the Naval Air Technical Training
Don up Fortier triple-threat a pony back from Center since June 1912, Lieut. J G. Navy I gulatlon--Binder trailing edge of the wings taper ,tips and the trailing edge is un-
more than the leading edge tosquue tapered. An unusual feature is
Tulane who runs with speed and Holmes was detached last week Those having Navy Regulations
tips. Both edges of the tail- that the trailing edge of the ele'a.tors
power. and will report elsewhere In the without covers will be interestedto
plane taper slightly to tips. is forward of the
know that be leading edgeof
Raiders Can Vmitm United States for amphibious covers may secured -
It has fin and
a single rudder. the rudder.
If the Raiders are stopped on training preparatory to joining the by calling telephone number

the ground they can turn to an I fleet. 51430. I Courtesy Harcourt, Brace & Co., publishers Aircraft Spotters by Letter Ott.


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Ono Or Another 1 2 :
Wartime Aviation
Uncle Sam's Navy .1
r1 : 1 Hear Ye! But How's This?

..... If it isn't one thing it's another: Has Come A (;
A KnockOut statement was LongU
Packs I issued The following by Intelligence on this Most graduate students whose :
wings now exceed those of the<

Punch In the Sky Schinder Camp Blanding.U a port.Fla.-After Prt. Albert a pill Station published, with Anyone the in able the request JAX to comply that AIR it difficulty fledgling can they still experienced remember with the Way In 30 Years I:

the clocks and In the cock-
roller had pricked his linger three should take immediate steps to things

U. S. Naval Air Force times without success IB a recent I do so inasmuch as It may prove pit.Maybe this pilot will chuckle at British Pilot in 1915 I.
blood type test Schinder made him I valuable in action against the
Proudly Called "Most an offer. "Hare another try," he sug enemy. his own experience a few months Took Hun By Surprise e ,

gested. "They're three for a dime "In keeping with the change hen provided it doesn't happen By Firing Service Gun '' \,1
' Powerful In World""The _. __ ft$. M_ from defensive to offensive too often between now and then. ;
of our military The account of an NP-1 take-ofi Less than thirty years ago the t j.
operations ;
i most powerful Naval air accident Is taken from the safetjpilot's used in warfare. :
French CommanderOf forces, the Office of Naval Intelligence first aircraft were
force in the world" is in the skies Washington D. C., statement: Not until 1915: did anything that :
today.A desires to accumulate informa-- "During a formation take-off, could be called an air war begin.
huge fleet, "mightiest in world all for- with the student at the controls, it seems, while the
Naval Forces tion of value regarding Strange as :'J
history", carries the United States we went into vicious groundloop 41
eign countries with particular men on the ground were "digging
Flag today on all oceans and seas. After recovering from this we pro- ".:
emphasis being placed on potential in" and blasting their enemy with .
The Navy proudly gave the de- ceeded to take off again but were
'Visits StationVice combat areas. every size calibre fire, these! first 1
unable to clear the west end of
scriptions Monday in an inventory
"Specifically, the information planes were not armed at all. In '\ .
of the mat because the student'sgosport ..
disclosing gigantic production desired consists of two types, fact, German and British pilots 1
planes, ships, ammunitionproduction Admiral Raymond A. Fen- photographs and factual mate- tube became tangled waved at one another as they passed s
that still is adding swiftly to ard, commander-in-chief of French rial. Factual material would around his stick and as a result en route on some specific ob. .. '
the greatest sea-air power on Naval Forces in the United States, include information. regarding the plane struck in a snow-bank". servatlon or reconnaissance miS4"1\\
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earth. Tuesday expressed his "deepest non-military industries which slon. ?'

The Navy Air Forces have more gratitude" to the officers and men have been" diverted to military Finally one bright Britain in !:) '.'J', i
than 18,000 planes-dive bombers, at the Station.. for "making it use, beaches and landmarks, the Naval PersonnelIs BE2 took a service! rifle along wi .
torpedo bombers, fighters, patrol possible for us to fight the Ger- type of terrain a description: of him and fired upon the astonished -'-,
ships, planes of all types. Three mans again." the beaches in detail at high, German pilot. From there on it ,..
years ago there was 1744. Naval Here to inspect members of the low, medium and extreme tides, Welcomed at was dog eat dog. .--'Ii
planes of all types. Fighting French detachment who type of bottom, description and The Germans developed the first : ,
On the seas, the Navy announced have been at the bouldersand machine which ?
receiving training height of escarpments, synchronized gun ,
the fleet is composed of 14,072 Naval Air Station Admiral Fsnard other physical obstructions; Little TheatreJack fired through the prop of the trac _:j

vessels including 613 warships. reviewed French Naval Aviation machinery in repair shops; power tor-type plane. Until then the ;:j
Three years ago there were only units in front of the Naval Air plants, etcin those areas Cummins, a petty officer 'Allies had only been successful :;'];
1076 vessels, numbering but 383 Technical Training Center Auditorium which may be invaded; airports now at this Station, will play the I with forward mounts on pusher- ,

fighting ships.Production late Tuesday afternoon. seaplane rases, etc. leading role in the hilarious farce, type planes-particularly Hhe DII
of Naval aircraft has "Everybody can feel sure that "It also includes spot politi- "Personal Appearance," when It I series.

been remarkable. The announce- all of us, like the French people cal information. The countriesand opens the season at the Little The Sopwith wa first to try r
ment said: everywhere, are ready to fight like areas of primary interestare Theatre, 2032 San Marco Boule- dual mount One In the pilot's a
"The Navy air arm of mid1940has real brothers-in-arms with the Japan. Japanese occupied vard, the week of Oct. 18, it was cockpit fired through the propeller -
been erased more than five Americans for the liberation of territory, Pacific islands in the announced by Marcella Cisney, di- arc and there was another lathe a
times over, but the United States Europe and France, and for an Allied combat zone and the Balkans.All rector. Cummins appeared last sea- observer's seat. It proved
now has the most powerful Naval Victory," he said. personnel, naval and civilian, son in several plays at the Little quite successful and earned the
air force in the world. Where "And I want to thank ;you nil for of the Naval Air Station or auxiliary Theatre and was outstanding in nickname "Fokker &ourge"whereas -
there were 1744 Naval planes the: help you have given to makeIt stations who have any the cast of "The Eve.of St. Mark", the British! BE2'a were
three years ago. on July 31, 1943, possible for us to fight the Ger- such information are requestedto and "Claudia." known as "Fokker's Fodder" be
there were" 18,269, a ten-fod) net mans again," he continued. "We immediately notify the Sta- A number of other men stationed t'8UHCof vulnerability.. .
Increase. : have waited a long time for this tion Intelligence Officer at extension here have participated in productions The French had their Innings :':'1
2,248,100 ServingThe I opportunity and we shall be eter- 481." of the Little Theatre, and too in this machine gun warfare. .:'.
Navy Department also an- nally grateful for It." Station personnel also composes a They mounted a gun on the top -

nounced that on 31 July of this Admiral Fenard. who arrived on considerable portion of the average wing of their planesattackingthe

:year the U. S. Naval, Mariner the station late Monday night by audience at the Theatre. Germans from below, they
Corps and Coast Guard personnelon plane, was met by Captain Arthur I The Little Theatre is about to blasted them out of the sky.
active duty numbered 2,248,400 Gavin commandant of -the Naval i open its 24th season, and is said to I In 1916 the famous French
They were apportioned as follows: Air Station; Captain E. W. Litch be one of the ten most outstandingof SPAD (S. P. A. D. standing for'Societe

Navy, 1,782,000; Marine Corps, I Chief of Staff to Rear Admiral An- the type in the country. It pre Pour Les Appareils De-
315,200; and Coast Guard, 151.-) drew McFall. Chief of Naval Air At. St. Vincent Hospital Jacksonville sents a season of seven current and perdussin") was developed to become -

Operational Training; Commander AMMlc Fla. and Mrs Charles Straw a past Broadway hits and member- one of the outstanding fighters
200.By 31 December it is expected Ronald D. Higgins, commandingofficer son Kenneth Charles born Friday. ship is open to all Station personnel of the war. .
that the Navy will have 2,294,000, who enjoy seeing good: plays, I
of the Naval Air Technical se.Kk2Oand Mrs. John F Ba11ln a Strafing the enemy grou'
the Marine Corps 399,700 and the Training Center, and Commander daughter Margaret Helen, born Friday er. acting, painting scenery, or other- troops: was not tried until 1917. '

Coast Guard 171500. Henri de Levis-Mirepoix, head of Sept. 10.AerM3c. wise participating in dramatic The Sopwith Salamander and<,the .
Mrs. Robert Cienshaw, work. '
all French Naval Aviation units in and Junkers Strafer
were designed
= Jean, born Friday
a daughter Barbara Access to the Little Theatre is
the United States. Sept lo.AMMIC' specifically for this purpa4ej
and Mrs. James Fletcher Elli easy. It is located on San Marco War'
Bombers of World were the
Quiz ContestQuestions Speaking for his men who have
son a son Charles Ernest, born Friday Boulevard on the Southside, and
been in training here for more thana I Sept. 10 can be reached by taking bus 21 British bi-motor Handley Pag<
( are printed on year, the French Admiral said AMM3c and Mrs. Frank Parvln. a, or 31 from downtown Jacksonville.Servicemen's :' and the DH-9, the German Goth ,
born Saturday
Page 3) that he had found all of them lon Frank 11.AMMlc. Palmer "= and Friedrichshafener, French
very happy and deeply appreciative and Mrs. Jeff Wlllmon. a son, Brequet and the Italian three.
ANSWERS of the kindness and coopera- born Sunday, Sept. 12. Bonus engine Capronl.
Hitler the tion manifested by "the American ARM2c and Mrs. Everett L. Purrlng- INDIANAPOLIS CNS State The planes in production Just I
1. Churchill is oldest, ton. a daughter: Joan Carol, born ( ) -
youngest. (Here are the date of officers and enlisted men." Sunday. Sept. 12. Sen. Charles A. Phelps of Ft. before the 1918 armistice were of :$'

births-Churchill 1874, Stalin 1879 "= daughter AMM2c: Patricia and Mrs Gall Hudle born Bell Sunday.a Wayne has asked the Governor much higher speeds: than any of ;

Roosevelt 1882, Mussolini 1883, Sept. 12.AM3c to call a special session of the legislature those actually in service. Some 'f'
Tojo 1884, Chiang Kai-shek 1886 MarriagesNine and Mrs. Frederick James in January to vote a State ranged to 250 hp and 340 hp. Un. ;+r.
and Hitler 1889). Smith a daughter, Bonnie Sharon, born Bonus to Indiana men in service. fortunately this latter model's engine
2. Prisoners have rightofwayand weddings were performedat Monday Sept. 13. Sen. Phelps proposes a $20 monthly usually blew up after running
the station from Sic and Mrs. Harry Jones a daughter month about two and a half hours.
chapels Sept. bonus with an extra $5 a
at no time shall anyone pass Linda Louise born Monday, Sept.
between the prisoners and guards. 15 through the 19th. 13.Tech. for overseas service. Top speed at the war's end was '
3. The strawberry. I The weddings were as follows: Sgt. and Mrs. Archie Hart, a '-"i I-- about 145) mph and the best planes '
An Sept. 15: Kenneth W. Maust and ton, Cleon Jackson born Monday. Sept. Radio-Programs couldn't do much better than 5000 %
4. Longer. average airplane
I Mildred Amelia Frantz CharlesH. 13.S2c Navy feet minute in a climb. This 3
engine is good for over a million ; and Mrs. Luman Hooks a son per
flight miles. The average life on I Smith and Alberta Ruth Can- Tames Allen born Tuesday Sept. 14. The following radio programswill was still a fairly good accomplishment $
an automobile engine ranges from field; Sept. 16: Douglas Allen and AMM2c and Mrs. William Clifford be broadcast by Jacksonville over the first Sopwith or .-n
60 to 75 thousand miles. Harriet Clukey Sept. 18: Adrian Relsner, a son.14.\\'m. Christian bornTuesday. station from the Naval Air Bristol planes that did 85 mph. ;a
F. Farnico jr., and Kathryn John- Sept. (down hill). '$
5. With the last note of the Lt and Mrs. Thomas J Avcock, ]r.. Station: '
anthem. son; Wayne Alfred Shrum and Loraine a son. Thomas Joseph HI, born Wednesday Friday WJAX (2100-2180)( During those early days Glenn j
Jessie Fletcher; Thomas M. Sept. 15. Naval Air Technical Training Curtis was the only American de- .<.t
6. She may wear a wedding Retchie, jr., and Janet Marie Seip; AMM3c and Mrs. Sidney James Doza. Center auditorium, "Navy signer interested in the production *UJ.; .
gown. Sept. 19: Harold Sullivan and a son,15.Roland James, born Wednesday. \\1 ngs." of combat planes. His Wireless j4:

7. Two. The child and the Kathleen Lopez; Ethan R. Wood, Sept.AM3c.and Mrs. Arthur N. Fuller a Saturday WMBIl (2000- Scout, which had a speed of about |
trunk. You would have to pay jr., and Edna May Peacock; William son, Eric Grant, born Wednesday 2030)) Naval Air Technical 120 miles mph from a 100 hp ?'1
extra for the dog. I. Godwin and Frances E. Sept. 15.ACMM. t Training Center auditorium, motor, was the most successful. .*
8. The sleeve. Hoover."i and' Mrs. Edwin Broadwell, a "Slng"ith the Na\y." Now the United States leads the H
daughter Barbara Lynn, born Thursday r
9. True. Early Dutch had a -I Sept. 16. Tuesday WJIIP (2100-21SO field."i *
custom of beating drums or No Rum I AMM2c and Mrs. Grover Hatton. a Naval Air Technical Training I

sounding a bugle for "taptoe" in In May, 1872 the rum ration was laughter, born Thursday. Sept. 16. Center auditorium, "Wings Over ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. (CNS) C. -) "
towns where there were soldiers. discontinued in the Navy and the Sc3c and Mrs Mark Wells, a daughter America" with the Command- -Rescued from a coal tender Into
born Thursday Sept
This was a warning to tavern keep- Congressional bill provided that'an 16. ant's Rand. which he had fallen, George Pat.
ers to close the taps or taproomsand additional ration of coffee and Ensign and Mrs. Jay B. Maze a son. Wednesday WPDQ (1630- rick McLaughlin 6, asked for a vdish
go to bed. sugar be provided for the blue- Roc g Leo born Thursday. Sept. 16 1700) All Saints Chapel, "Navy of spinach. He wants to join .
10. Eight. and Mrs Ray W. Bailey, a Vespers." marines he :1'the
jacket at his first turning out daughter born Thursday, Sept 16. explained.- -

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