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s;' Vol 1, No 47 February, 1944


: Look Back on Extraordinary Progress and Growth 3rd Birthday Of Naval

II rL" Air Technical Training {


'! r +f wf xc Center On 15 February ,

t A monument to the speed and
: i yN I Happy, Or Else- thoroughness that the U. S. Navy
has employed in fitting Itself for
I A French soldier, con-
young '
all-out global warfare is the Naval
fined to Nazi ,
a prison camp
Air Technical Training Center at.
sent the letter to his
I following
Jacksonville, located within the
home: "Dear folks: This is a
, \ .e area of the Naval Air Station.
beautiful The Nazi offi-
: On February 15 the Center will
r .
cers in charge of us are perfect
be three years old and now ranksas
:. ; gentlemen. get fine food and
, one of the largest and best
r.'J':,.';" lots of it, and they have great training establishments of its kindin
entertainments for us
arranged the world, with thousands of
.J. I every night. I couldn't be happier specially trained personnel having
Your loving son, Francois. been sent to fleet air units. I
c'f.. P. S. Uncle Pierre was shot last From the bt'glnnlngwhen four

: ., .L i night for complaining" Aviation Service Schools, Aviation -

.;: Machinist's )Male Aviation
Navy Relief DriveIs I Radio, Aviation MetaU mlth, and
Aviation Ordnance' Here the nucleus -

1 of the Center, NATTC has t
/ t Fl 5 I Under Way HereA grown rapidly and steadily The
actual number of men In train-
"" .
campaign to raise funds for Ing Is a military secret, but It

the Navy Relief Society is under represents no good news for the
"' x
aK n Y i"k enemy. Many stories of the heroic
way on this Station and continues
through 15 February deeds performed by Alt"Crt'wmt'n
vh "
Collections are being taken up including )Iechs,
3 through department heads and Aviation Radioman, and others,
; all donations are voluntary! have already been written about
: its the lads who only a short time
The Society, which has as
')' Captain Joseph B Lynch (center, commanding NATTC, Lt. Col W, T. Evans (Heft) commanding purpose the assisting of Navy, I I before were toiling away right
Marine Aviation Detachment and Commander W H Cushing "how and whv" at the Naval Air
- time of need last
-- women in year

Permanent Safety Awards -- aided pendents 35,000 of service persons men., including de- Technical Expansion Training started March
When Would
..1942, when a Marine Aviation De-
tachment was set up under the
Made To Two Sections Of Period Of Grace To I command of Lt. Col. W. T. Evans,
You Salute? thus making it necessary to hold

Finish StencillingIn classes in double shifts. A Bomb-

A and R Friday MorningTwo sight School, Aviation Gunnery Officers
Four weeks ago the JAX AIR view of the number of men School and Radar School

awards were presented different sections of NEWS started- series of questions who still do not have all of their i were next established, heralding an
safety on "When would you salute?" clothing stencilled properly and the increase in subjects to be taught.In .
the Assembly and Repair Repartment of Station, by Captain This series was based on queriesin limited facilities for cutting sten- October of 1943, Captain Jo-

Arthur Gavin, commandant, at a ceremony held in the lobbyof the Information Bulletin of the cils, it has been announced that seph B. Lynch USNR, assumed

the A. and R. building Friday morning. Bureau of Naval Personnel. This the order that the laundry would command of the Naval Air Tech

established the lowest accident frequency rate, week the AIR NEWS submits the refuse to accept any clothing not nical Training Center. Capt. Lynch,
4 For having final series of five questions and properly stencilled has been rescinded who started his career in World
k.. figured on million man hour exposure answers. until 1 March, 1944, at War Ivon his Navy Wings at
.. basis, of any activity on the Famous QuotesTEMPLE Questions which time disciplinary action will Key West and later served aboard
Station for the past 15 months, be taken against those men who the carriers Yorktown and Ranger,
L : ending Dec. 31 1943, Maintenanceand Tex. A Camp 1. Is a retired officer (not on have not complied with the recent is the third officer to commandthe
Interim Overhaul section wasp Hood GI on furlough wired his active duty and not in uniform) Station order. Training Center. The first was

presented a handsome mounted commanding officer: "Whoso entitled to a salute? -'ji commander J L. Cotten and the
trophy. It is a permanent trophy. ever findeth a wife findeth a 2. Their right hands occupied, OOPS! -- second was Commander R. D. Hig-

Accessories' Overhaul section good thing Proverbs 18:22. an Army officer and a Naval of- BOUGAINVILLE (CNS) -The gins. Commander W. H. Gushing,
won permanent plaque based Therefore request five days ex ficer meet. May they salute each Japs recently dropped 12 bombs by Executive Officer since November,
,' on the Accident Frequency ratflImlrO.t'nu."nt tension. My confidence in you other with the left hand? mistake on their own positionsnear 1942, served with Captain Lynchin

for the year 1943 tells me you'll agree." 3. An officer, covered, and walk- the American beachhead at the last war.
' over the record of 1912. The commanding officer replied ing down a passageway of a Navy Empress Augusta Bay. Due to the quickening tempo of
I' Melvin H. Terkeurst, quarter- : "Parting is such sweet building, encounters a senior officer I Continued on page twoThere's
s. nan, accepted the trophy from sorrow-Romeo and Juliet, Act who is uncovered. Should he

! Captain Gavin as the representative II, Scene 2. Extension denied salute? More To Photo Lab
.," of the Maintenance and Inn My confidence In you assuresme
4. The same officer, still covered,
section while "
terim Overhaul be back in time
Accessories Over- you'll reports in the building to a senior
plaque given the Here As You Can See
haul section was received by Harry I officer. Should he salute? ,

A Burn. Moratorium Called 5. Approaching a street intersec- ,

"Both of these contestants are to I tion from four different directionscome Than Meets The
.'' be commended for the splendid I (a) a wdhant officer, (b) EyeThe

showing of their respective shops. On Cadets & NAPS an aviation cadet, (c) a chief war-

for the manner in which they conserved I rant officer, and (d) a midshipman. Photographic Laboratory in the Operations building Is, as has

vital manpower for the effective The Navy has called a tempo- i When they meet who salutes so often been said, the eyes of this Station. It also Is becoming more
prosecution of the war effort whom? and more each day, the pictorial record-keeper, analyst, historian
'. ," said Captain Gavin in offer- rary moratorium upon aviation cadets Answers teacher and tester of Navy activities on land, at sea and in the air here.
Ing congratulations to the assembled and NAPS, the Station Edu- 1. Yes. I The Photo Lab took over 35,000

representatives of the two cational Office has announced. 2. The naval officer may, the pictures in the last three monthsof dergo.
;+ : sections. After the February 17th class Army officer does not. 1943 alone. Its cameras click "Ours is the only type of pho
;: Efforts of other activities participating NAPS 3. Yes. over 100,000 photos annually. tography in the world where the
J In the contest were not leaves, no more cadets or 4. No. He should uncover be- Pictures developed by the Lab photographer is expected to do

:;,: overlooked as It was pointed out will be accepted until July 1 due fore reporting. vary in size from postage size of everything," the Lieutenant said.

that those "participating in the to the need for more general serv- 5. The warrant officer salutesall one inch square to four feet square. "The Navy expects its photographers -
contest have made such a good ice ratings. the others; the midshipmanand I President Roosevelt, war heroes to know all types of photography -

showing that this Station ranks However, the Navy Nana to the aviation cadet return his and apprentice seamen have .
high, in the Navy Department make the quotas after July 1 salute, salute each other mutually, "watched the birdie" for the Sta "In the Army the photographersare
. Shore Establishments compar- up and each render a salute to the tion photographers since the inception attached to the Signal Corps
able to this activity, for accident and the number that would nor- commissioned warrant officer. The of the Lab in June of and as such they can carry many
prevention." mally have been taken during latter returns all salutes. 1911 specialists. In the Navy, due to
March, April, May and June will the fact that photographers are
Representatives of the. Accesso- -"gi The Lab employs some 25 different -
for be made up.leathernecks. used aboard ship, they can't carry
ries Overhaul Section present types of cameras. It is
the occasion, in addition to Burn T*) Civilian Cafeteria To equipped with the latest and most specialists. They take a few men
to take all of
qualified types pic-
who accepted the plaque were: improved color film and for black "
Lieut. Lloyd A. Laflin; A. R. Nichols Learn Remain Closed SundaysThe and white pictures. Its lenses record tures.
y chief quarterman; E. L. Smith, Their Famous HymnThe speed being able to catch action The Navy cameramen here develop
quarterman, propeller shop; R. C. Civilian Cafeteria on the at 1/30.000th of a second. versatility the hard way-

Copeland, quarterman, ordnance stirring strains of the Ma- Mainside will close at midnight That's Just a few of the activities through experience. They photo
Shop; G. A. Pinholster, leadingman, rine Hymn are now daily routineIn Saturdays and reopen at 0630 and accomplishments em- graph publicity shots, including inspections
electric; H. B Gibson, leadingman, the Marine Aviation Detach- Monday mornings until further no- braced by the Photo Lab. I awards, and visiting celebrities
instrument, M. C. Jackson, lead- ment area at NATTC with the tice, according announcementmade ; they record crashes storm
of the Photo Lab
ingman, gas transfer shop. Inauguration of a new policy by recently. "The operation damage and construction details;
Capt. Fred Frink athletic and Is to take care of all the photo- they employ lantern slides and mo
Maintenance and Interim Over- tea
work for the Station and
training officer there. graphic tion pictures; they take instructional
haul representatives at the cere- physical of the work to
LT. WALSI HONORED while taking care pictures for trainees they
mony, other than Terkeurst, who As part of the Judo program, also advance the education of the I, make of; documents
photostatic copies

accepted the trophy, were: Ens. Capt. Frink has instructed his judo First Lieut. Kenneth A. Walsh, photographers for combat duty,"
they photograph portraits,
Edward R McCandless Walter W. to teach the complete hymnto 29-year-old Marine Corps aviator ;
; men explains Lieut. Neill E. Graham,
identification cards,
Oliv- conduct "recltals" and a native of Brooklyn, receivedthe airplane parts
Scott, leadingman; Fred P. the Marines and -
officer in charge. the like aerial
and make
Congressional Medal of Honor I ; they
Sr., snapperEdward: D. to and from the Judo
Lieut. Graham, former Detroit obliques, and third dimensional
from President Roosevelt In a per- maps
Wood Joiner,and Walter E. Rivi grounds. The sound of four or five
mechanic, of hundred Leathernecks rollickingthe sonal presentation Tuesday. Lt. attorney and professional photog- sterograms and vectographs.
ere, refrigeration I
Maintenance and Lieut. A. V. hymn has attracted much at- Walsh lectured at this Station sev rapher, stresses the extensive A photographer's mate In the

-! Continued en pane awe tention. eral months ago. training Navy photographers un Continued on page even

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10 February 1944

Officers Invited To Recognition For Safety

Dance This Evening

AH Navy, Marine, Coast Guard, .
and Army officers are invited to

I a dance to be given by Panhel-

lenic and the Junior Woman's Club "

tonight. This dance will be held

at the Woman's dub, corner of :

} Riverside Ave. and Post Street k
a from 2100 until 2400. Raymond .3

Gage's orchestra will play.

By Pattie Fontaine Bennett Invitations for ladies are limited

After a long period of urging. I have at last secured a story members of the hostess! organi

from one of our sailors, who, in the opinion of many who -' --- I

know him, deserves a lot of credit for his tenacity and courage WIN ADVANCEMENTS

in continuing to make preparations for the business of As a result of General Rating

'r 'livinir" in the post war era,' in spite of present day conditions.This examinations the following men .
and WAVE made new ratings r.
U' William John one
Kearney young, AMM 2 'c, like most men in VO-VCS (OTU) No. 1, accord 't tM s,

of the Navy high ranking or just I He Meant Business ing to, assistant Ensign Thoreau personnel E.officer Raymond -: I r

sailor,' seemed to be very
'plain Robert Nast Thiel from Yl c to

hesitant mation about in giving himself out or any any infor-of ''in War Loan Drive CY; Arthur M. Greene from S2 *'

to Y3/c; Helen C. Smith from
is whatI
achievements, but
his '
finally gathered. fly Tattle Fontaine Bennett Sk2, c to Ski c. %
Shop 11 is proud of one ofit's
Kearney, who is barely 20 years further transferred to Banana .
employes Elias L. Waldron
old. is the oldest of nine children River Included in this draft are
AMG-Minlmum, who seemed to be
into the Navy from aviation machinist mates aviation
and came
one of the first if not the
North Arlington, N. J., where hia persons metal smiths. Specialists I iT i>
first) to mean business about the
parents. Mr. and Mrs. William i I Storekeepers and Yeoman.
Fourth War drive.
Bond He did
have their home. In the WAVES basketball
Louis Kearney
I not put all his in basket
"Bill" Joined the Navy on September eggs one league, the A&R "1" team is !still
for his
either divided
purchase was
23, 1941, quitting school to do leading with three wins and no
into 16 bonds of $25 denomination -
college -
desirous a losses. Synthetic and the Aero-
He was very 1 I
four of $50, and four $100
but his family was tied for sec
!: education I bonds. graphers groups are Melvin II. Terkeurst i left i representative of Maintenance and Interim -
at that time to ond place with two wins and oneloss.
rot in a position furthering his educa- | He tells me that he considers Games to be played Monday Overhaul of the Asswnblv and Repair shops at the Station holds
aid him in that he made a very small contii-iI the trophy presented! to him as the representative of his section! for
learn a VO
decided that to and Tuesday are: Yard
tion. He | button each time that he has having established' the lowest accident frequency rate, figured on a
was the proper (VOC) and Aerology: Dispensaryand
the Navy
trade in bought bonds, when he thinks of million manpower exposure basis of any activity on the Station for
after entering sen'Ice VF Synthetic and Parachute
thing to do. so 'I the sacrifices his two brothers ; Dec. :31 A. Burn ,
and spending eight weeks on are Loft; WAVES Unit and A&R "1": the past 15 months ending Harry right displays a
R. I., he making in the war area. The last A&R plaque given the Accessories Overhaul section for making the best
Station at Newport, I Supply and A&R 2". The
the selected to go to a trade I time he heard from them they team is scheduled to play the I record, based' on the accident frequency rate improvement for the pattI

was school. He was sent to NAS Jacksonville I[I were somewhere in England. civilian women workers of A&R at I year over the 1942 record Both presentations were made by Captain

on Nov. 25 but I Naturally, Waldron is wishing 1730 today. Arthur Gavin, commandant.
arriving : for the earliest end of the
i war
instruction in the Trade Nancy Fowler. S2c has been assigned -
his actual
School did not begin until Dec. 7, possible man's loyalty Everyone and wish is proud for him of this all to work half time with and the 86 Per Cent Of Naval
1941. Six months later Kearneywas WAVES Physical Training
Trade I the good!: things that America holds
from the Welfare Department.
graduated of 88. :, for its hard working people both Marjorie Thomsen, Sp (IS) 2c,
School with an average 1 Personnel SubscribedTo
in town and
country areas.
to Vero
which entitled him to his AMM3Crating has been
June Beach where she will be assignedto
:. lie was transferred on I
24. 1942, to the A & R building to work with Lieut ( jg) Alice Allotment CampaignThe
Production Engineering and wentto -r-wwA Bailey, officer in charge of the

work in the Blue Print Issue WAVES at that Station. Lieut.

Room on Sept. 1, 1942. r Bailey was the WAVES OOD be- Fourth War Loan Allotment campaign ended last week

The desire to still further his rS' fore being transferred from this with 86 per cent of the Naval personnel subscribed!' to the

education burned so continuously, Station plan, Lt. I
that Kearney finally enrolled m Y The WAVES Bowling leaguewas with .

Robert E. Lee high school! on Sept .' M: I I completed Thursday three The drive embraced this Station, Naval Air Gunners School,

9, 1942. In order to be able to attend Spry A&R "A" winning. Parachute games Loft Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Green Cove Springs and the
A&R "B"
school and do all that was required I III Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field. Final figures com-
by the Navy. Kearney was I won three games from VPB took-B three, and puted by the War Bond Office reveal 82 per cent of all

the night shift where he Miscellaneous Units officers and 86 per cent of the enlisted J men are participating
put on winning
I from VPB-A and Synthetic -
worked from 3:30: p, m. until 12 in the allotment plan.A .
midnight. He continued his studying two and losing one to goal of 90 per cent was established for each division and

for his trade in the Navy and By Edith Brlnkvvortli, Tic I II Dispensary.The of the teams with department and during the drive Marine Barracks, Executive
to high school for the day I scores Department, 0 & G, VPB2 No. 2, Yard Department and NAAS,
went I Work the athletic and lost Parachute -
on new area the games won are :
8 o'clock in the I Green Cove Springs, reached it.
period for the WAVES last 17. lost 4 A&R-A
was begun Loft won :
until 2.30: p. m. On Nov, I The Station drive was aimed at allotments, but cash sales
morning week and it is expected to be 15 6: Synthetic. 12, 9; Miscellaneous -
his tests ana for the Fourth War Loan amounted to $172,631.
1. 1942, he passed At the completed in a couple of weeks. Units 10, 11; Dispensary, 9, 4TII WAR LOAN campaign AM I'.AK..N-Hn l Report
won his AMM2 'c rating. When this area is finished it will 12: VPB-B. 8, 13; VPB-A, 7, 14;; Drprtrtntrnt Oflirrr'i % Mena %: TOTAL
regular closing period of Lee High contain two basketball courts two A&R-B 6. 15.Gabriella Aircraft Del, Unit 100 100( Nil,
continued throughthe Public Wake 1OTransportation 1(0( 1a'
school, Kearney
and reentered tennis courts with removable Albrechta, PR3c has 1O 1(5)( 115)'
summer school period : standards three volley ball and six scored the high average for the Naval I Air thinners School 1l_) 1(0(
on Sept. 7, 1043. for his Recruit Center MOT4 t* 1la4
badminton courts. The WAVES league play with 151: points. High
final term. January 20, this the year mid- I plan to celebrate the completion three game total of 515 was bowled X-l DUIilon MO 1(0'tH- 94 ro

he was graduated during I of this area with a party, reports Thursday( by Naomi McCracken, \' ro
Augustine lO 0i
term exercises, and was awardedthe I St. Field : y i
Lieut. (rjg) Katherine Rahl, athletic AerMSc. a substitute for Miscellaneous -
Award. Teachers Matlne Barracks 9\ .1
school's Science and welfare officer. Units, with games of 178, E\ecutl\e: 0.1 u
and fellow students, alike. v.ere The second draft of WAVES 182. and 185. Ordnance & Gunnery f1; 11.1

high in praise of Kearney in his \ from this Station was sent out the The bowling alleys are still secured VPB 2 No. 2 .l 114.)
his Yard Dept. 53 {II3.
earn- )
association there and for
have been told that first of this week. These WAVES for WAVES Wednesdays <\- IW-t ; Y-8100 0 ; YC3% ; Y193-48S: : % ; S'7 ..J Y-7 "16%)
est efforts. I who were temporarily assigned to and Thursdays from 1900 to 2130. -le FleW 'If'
of a goodly number of sailor! :!" who I this Station have been sent to The WAVE officers will entertain VF No. S % ,

have enrolled in Lee to finish their II Cecil Field with Ensign Ruth the officers of the Junior B. VO-VCS Physical Training 1'U II 106 85!

high school work, that Kearney :s Cortright: as the officer in charge.It O. Q.'s with a Valentine party A\'latlon l TralnlngiT2
the first one to 'stick It' and be is expected that they will br Friday night. T.t 7_ t J-O
graduated. He seems definitely determined ;IlK t'4 I iiiCommunication'

to get as much educationas I Keen Competition in "Rec" Room Art !Supply" Dept. 1ffi 1 I.1M}

possible and finally opened up rs-9 n>o'f.i; s-a 1005: w M% J OO% : S-10 OO% ; 93%1 S-3; !91si
nnd told me his real desire someday il 007 ; ;)-7 b3: % ; S-8 43%.)
he trusts that he will be able' Medical tvs 77
Assembly & Repair : ; 70(
to make V-12. I 6H 70f.
1roHfld t)4 t .
that "Bin's" family ( 74 <)
know Y
We a VF :-..lo.1 lt0 tiG 68
must be very proud of him. andwe :I''

hear that his younger brother. STATION TOTALS $2t;, Hf"; 86%

Philip Charles, 17. who is in tvo Naval employees of the Station who are participating in the

Navy on active duty in the Mediterranean War Bond Payroll Allotment Plan are eligible to attend the
Area is cheering him on I Jacksonville War Bond Show at 8 o'clock Friday night at

It is needless to wonder about his!" the Municipal Stadium.
father's and mother's JOY in his: Free tickets for the show are available at the Station War

F finishing high school for we )..nw Bond Office. Husbands, wives and children may attend.

they are happy too. Incidental\ Stunts, acts variety entertainment, music and an addressby

Mr. Kearney. Sr., works in th> VTenzell Brown highlight the show. Mr. Brown, a former

Brooklyn Navy lards these divs, professor at Stetson!' University DeLand, Fla., later becamea
Everyone on the station \' lilt teacher at the University of Hong Kong and was imprisoned

news "Bill" offers 'congraI'atlons' by the Japanese for seven months. He is also a war cor-

and trusts that all his '<.m- respondent.

errs efforts will be crowned ui'h 1 .... .

succeso, so, C\KRY ON, 'BILT." t 3rd Anniversary Of Safety Awards Mado

-- Lt Carl! II Srhmitt, NATTCen Welfare Officer, and Lt. Alfred K. NATTC 15 FebruaryContinued T" A '& R Sections

PERSONNEL: RELATIONSNews : Mills! watch some fast ping pong in one of the new Regimental rec from page one Continued frets MRP one

than the rooms, which the Welfare Department has just helped furnish. The response the war and the everincreasingdemands
has been scarcer
proverbial hen's teeth at the PROLB. to the new rec rooms: has been highly: enthusiastic.! Clearly evi- of U. S. Naval Aviation, Stamm; James E. DeYoung, lend-

Like all other departments dent are examples of rec room art, in which Regimental competition is further changes are probably in ingman, AM; James R. Gray, lead-
its toll keen. These drawings and cutouts mostly of favorite comic charac- store for NATTC. "On the occa-
h6wever-an the "flu" has: we taken are not even ters, augment the large photo murals of !scenes from carriers, and the sion of the third anniversary of the Ingman A>IG; Ward E. Tull, AM

sure we are original but we are generous supply of Varga, Pettey and Hurrel girls supplied for bulkhead Naval Air Technical Training Center 1/c, safety man; Ervin L. Storey .
welcoming back to the fold, Bar pictures by the Welfare Department.The I ," said, Captain Lynch, "we are AMG, MAX of Interim Overhaul

bara ('Jerk') Collins, who has hada bluejackets from the 4th Navy Regiment even conducted a treas- more than ever determined to Commander Etheridge Grant,
bout with the measles. ure hunt for interesting additions to their rec rooms, the most imposing achieve the inevitable victory over
Mildred Craig left un! on Satur- I of which is a six foot high Chinese urn! the enemy and are strenuously USN, Assembly And Repair Officer

day and will leave shortly for I The ping pong players are both news in their own right. Left is bending our every effort to that and E. P. Armstrong, Safety

Cherry Point, N. C. to Join her ''C. E. Adams, AOW First Class, holder of the Distinguished Flying end." As Commanding Officer, Engineer, were present when the

husband who is stationed there. Cross for his fine Job as bow gunner on n PBY during the Italian in- Captain Lynch further expressed trophies were presented.

Mary Bishop spent the past vasion. His opponent is T. L. Cabe, AOM 2nd Class, who wears five his appreciation to the press, radio,
of In the Pacific. Both brought and citizens of Jacksonville Public Relations Office! ,
Wttk-entl in Marianna, Florida. battle stars as result actions were for
France Goode is ipetxHn or back to NATTCen from the fleet to take the advanced Aviation Ordnance their past courtesies to the officers U. S. Naval Air Station,

leave in New Orleans, La. course. and men under his command. Jacksonville Florida.




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10 February, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three


Two Medical l Corps Three Officers Receive Promotions Well Known Doctor I I

Officers Here Are -I At NATTC Advanced .\

Promoted in RankIt's To Rank of CaptainPromotion

Capt. Wylie and HighlightsDistinguished

Capt. Capron Now At Career

\v U. S. Naval Hospital For Ernest B. Milam

. Promotions of two Naval Medi- a Promotion of Ernest B. Milam,

cal Corps commanders at this Station I Senior Medical Officer, Dispensary

to the rank of captain have I : r : :t NATTC, from commander to the

recently been announced. Receiv- : rank of captain, announced recently ,

ing advancement in rank were: highlights a distinguishedcareer
Capt. LeRoy A. Wylie chief of in medicine and the Naval
j surgery and Capt. Manley J. Ca- service.
''j pron chief of medicine both of Captain Milam Is a resident of

I the U. S. Naval Hospital. Jacksonville and of a family that

;i Captain Wylie was chief of surgery has made it the steadfast rule
o at St. Anthony's and Mound rather than the exception to servein
Park Hospitals at St. Petersburg' time of war. During World WarI

I before entering the service. Cap- Captain Milam and each of his

tain Capron was head of the Department four brothers saw active service,

. of Internal Medicine at Captain Milam having been in the
\ Battle Creek Sanitarium, Battle Ernest B. Milam, left, prominent Jacksonville phys tl'lan before entering the naval service has been promoted U. S. Medical Corps. Both the

\' Creek, Mich. from commander to the rank of captain. He I is the senior medical officer of Dispensary at the Naval captain and his only son, Ernest B.

I Captain Wylie joined the :Naval ) Air Technical Training Center on this Station. LeRoy A. Wylie chief of surgery renter, and Manley Milam, Jr., went into active Naval
I Keserve in 1935 and was I J. Capron. right chief of medicine at this Station, have also been promoted from commander to the rank service before Pearl Harbor. The

railed to active duty on 1 August of captain. latter is a line officer with more

; 1911, with the rank of lIeu- -------- than a year in the Pacific theatreto

tenant-commander. He wan a I which end In "y". his credit. The Captain's oldest

native of New York City, where-' 8. What relation Is Raymond, Combat Veterans daughter, Helen, is an ensign in

I he was connects with IlellevtieHospital. i who has no sisters and brothers, to the WAVES, stationed in Miami. ,
Hank if Hank's grandfather is She has been in the service for ,
I He came south after World WarI Raymond's father's son? \Win Decorations more than a year and is married c t
and while residing at St. Petersburg ; to Lt. (jg) W. M. Given, Jr., wide-
I 9. The word atoll is used cor- .
became well known in medical ly known on this Station and in ,
rectly only once in these sentences:
i circles throughout the state. On This StationThe Jacksonville. Lt. Given is now attending -
(a) The band did not keep In tune
f He served as president of the PI- Advanced Radar school at .
atoll (b) Marines captured Tarawa -
nellas County Medical Society He 1 1I ; Harvard University. His other c
atoll (c) Atoll soldiers are
is a gradaute of New York: Uni- II ; already large contingent of daughter Robbie Lee, is a sopho-
unfit for active service d
( )
; bemedaled combat veterans at this
versity. more at Robert E. Lee Senior High
I Thanks not atoll.
Captain Capron also joined the Station was increased by four at school.
Naval Reserve in 1035 and was 10. Here's a brain teaser cookedup I inspection ceremonies Saturday The family spirit is In the fine
ordered to active 1)111In 1911. QUESTIONS by J. C. Cutter, a quiz processor morning when Captain Arthur I tradition of Captain Mllam' famous -

He has served in naval: hospitals! : Pat and Mike find an 8-pint I Gavin. Commandant, awarded Air ancestor "Fighting lien"
at ParrU Island, S. ('., and 1. Roosevelt Churchill and Stalin jug full of hard cider. They wantto Medals to a Marine captain and I Milam, uho with Crockett and
Cherry Point, N. C. He and his were the Big Three of the Teheren divide the cider so each will three Navy lieutenants now on Rule aided Sam Houston in the

wife, and daughter Shirley, reside conference Now hark back to the have 2 quarts, but all they have to active duty here as Naval Air Op- liberation( of Texas from Mexico.
first World War and If
at the Naval Air Station.A see you can measure with Is a 3-pint decanter erational Training Command in Incidentally, Captain Mllam,
name two of the Big Four of the
son Lt. (j jg) Manley Capron, Versailles conference and a 5-pint can. How do they structors.The though a native of Jacksonville,

Jr., is now on active duty with the split the cider? We say, now, Marine, Capt. William F. spent( his school days in Texas,
Navy Medical Corps, and a daughter. 2. The man without a countrywas let's hear. Sherwood III, won his medal for returning to Jacksonville in 1905.

Mrs. Robert Boswell, is the : (at I Warren G. Harding (b) (ANSWERS ARE PRINTED ON meritorious achievement as a Captain Milam gave up his reserve -

wife of a naval: lieutenant. Captain I Phillip Nolan (c) Benedict Arnoldd PAGE 8.) fighter pilot in the Solomon Islands commission in the Navy in

Capron is a graduate of the Med- ( ) John D. Rockefeller (e) John -": area from February through 1921 to engage in private medical

ical and Liberal Arts Colleges of McGraw ? September of last year. Specially practice. In 1934 at the special invitation -

the University of Illinois. 3. The Naval Reserve ribbon Is mentioned in his citation, which of the Surgeon-General of

Captain Wylie and Capt. John J. red yellow and blue. True or false? Growing FamePvt. was signed by Admiral Halsey, the U. S. Navy he re-enlisted in

O'Malley, commanding officer of 4. Uncle Sam bought Alaska were actions taking place on August the Naval Reserve to help organizethe

the Naval Hospital here, are Navy from Russia Florida from Spain, Lam Stue Louie, whose 21 and 24, when Captain Medical Specialist Unit for
representatives of the American but from whom did we purchase picture appeared in the recent Sherwood attacked numerically North Florida. In 1939 he was
College of Surgeons War Session Louisiana? issue of JAX AIR NEWS as larger Jap formations breaking up awarded a Special Commendation

which will be held soon in Jack: the Chinese cadence counting their assaults on American positions by. Admiral Allen, then commandant -
Tinker the
5. Joe great little
sonville. Marine from MAD NATTC, is of the Sixth. Seventh and
Chicago Cub shortstop of yesteryears -
a1)OULil.FP.1USF Jl I becoming a famous lad. Eighth Naval Districts, for out-
---- now critically ill, was a A member of the first U. S.
; : l'AlS' member of a legendary double play Following the publication of squadron to operate from Munda standing achievements in this
his and here he work.
picture story
PENSACOLAPetty Officer R. combination. It went from Tinker! Captain Sherwood also wears the
appeared on The Navy Wings Captain Milam requested active
J. Welborn received this telegram: to to -. Fill In the Presidential Unit Citation Pacific
radio program over WJAX. In Theater and duty in December, 1940. He was
American Defense
"Our boy weighing 4 pounds 12 oz. blank names. I
addition. Louie's picture has assigned to the new and rapidly
arrived 0730 (pause but do not 6. U. S. invasion forces last week ribbons. Ho and his wife, the for- I
Air Station atJacksonville
been sent to THE LEATHERNECK growing Naval
stop) ; his sister who got here 3 landed in the Marshalls. One of mer Miss Ruth Aufdemorte, are
Marine and and has served con-
minutes later weighed 3 oz. more these islands is not in the invasionarea both natives of New Orleans, but I
was also Liken by the Asso- tinuously at this Station and the
second I Ro!. Naumur, Bali make their temporary home In
:(pause but do not stop I ; : Kwnjalein Naval since 1911.
ciated Press special features Hospital January
Jacksonville. The Captain his
sister gTE'elingthl'' world at 0745 I and Gagan. won
this time he has watchedthe
division. During
Weighed 4 pounds 7 oz. STOP." I 7. Name five European countries wings in July, 1942 at Corpus Station into of the

__ __ __ Christi Texas. grow one
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The three largest Naval air establishmentsin
Navy officers receiving -
Four Officers Are Honored With Coveted Navy Air Medal I air medals were Lieut. William America.On .
L. Pack Indianapolis, Ind.; Lieut. I 17 July, 1942. he was promoted -

'" I ijgi I Moreno J. Caparelli. Plain-I from lieutenant commanderto

I ville. Conn., and Lieut. (jg) Wil-! commander. His new promotion
to captain was signed by President
'ky II.IIHV.. Gardner, Portsmouth
: ., 1 Olio, all members of the same Roosevelt on 28. January. -
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PRY squadron in the South Pa-
(' lie.

yz According to their citations.

Lieutenant Pack completed 13 i cAt

t night flying missions including a

: :' .' bombing attack against the heav- St. V IN..f'II.*. ]l...i.ilnl. Jnrkaon.AOAllc .
4r ily-fortified Jap base at Munda Mlle:
and made several hazardous rescues and tiles J.t m"i I.ovejoy. a
: of downed airmen: Lieutenant son, fiiry:: Wayne, born :Saturday,
Jan. 2't.AMM2c.
Caparelli made 11 successful night and MM. (!eoi-Re Middle-
missions. Including two attacks on ton, a daunhU-r, llarbara Klngsbury,
Munda during which tons of bombs born Saturday, Jan 29.
Ensign and Mrs. Keith Long, a
: were dropped; and Lieutenant daughter, Joyce Lilies, born Saturday
; ; Gardner in addition to aerial attacks Jan. 29.AMM3c.
made many extremely haz- : and !Mrs. Orvllle IlempMII,
a daughter, Marilyn Ann, born Sat-
rescue missions into Jap- urday, Jan. 29.:
J held territory, Including one wherehe Lt. and Mrx. Thomas A. Paulson
took a crowded PBY off a a son, Thomas Alford. born Saturday -

heavy sea right under the big gunsof Lt., Jan.and 29.:Mrs. James Douglass a

a Jap fortress.All !son! William hale, born I Sunday.::
three of the Navy pilots are Jan 30.
I MAi3e and Mrs. Raymond Batten,
veterans of Guadalcanaland
Midway. daughter. Joyce Diane, born Sunday -
the New Georgia campaigns Jan. :30.
Lieutenant Caparelli also saw action Lt. and Mrs. Charles Calavan.: %
daughter Sheron Frances, born Sunday
tj in the Jap attack on Pearl Jan. 30.Li. ( .
JIt r Harbor winning a letter of com- and Mrs. John Rafrerty a son.
mendation for the part he playedin William Michael born Monday, Jan.
its defense. Both Lieutenants 31.
J Seaman: Second Class and Mrs.
Caparelli and Gardner are former D.ivid W. Weaverll. a daughter: ,

; enlisted men, having! joined the Barbara Carol, born Monday Jan. 31.
Lt. and Mrs. John C. Hensley. a
1934 and 1931
r Navy In respectively. son. John Clark, Jr., born Tuesday,
\ Lieutenant Pack entered the Feb. 1.ACIUI.
service In 1939 after graduating and lire Vernon I* Cook,
4 from Wabash College All three a ROD. Vernon Lee, Jr., born Tuesday -
Pt.-h. 1.
received their flight training at AMM2e and Mrs. Thomas J. Cox a

J : : Pensacola. \ h daughter 1eb. 1.AOMJ32c. Marrletta, born Tuesday: ,i
and Mrs. William R llarvill -
a ; I BARGEDUSTElf"NEW a sun Michael: Richard, born
Wednesday, Feb 2. {
GUINEA Ensign Jo Seaman Second Class and Mr,
Burk, international sculling cham- Robert Dunn, a. non llobert Martin
pion at the U. of Penn. and nowa born Thursday, Feb 3. I

Lieut. William L. Pack is shown above :--ocer ''fi the Navy Air Medal from Capt Arthur Gavin com- PT skipper holds the SWPac )(1'Petty.. Donatler Officer n. Cote Second a on.Clns Daniel and'

mandant, during presentation ceremonies held Saturday morning at this Station. Waiting to receive record for bumping off Jap barges.His Joseph born Thursday: Feb. 3.
awards are (left to right) Lieut. (jg) William W. Gardner anj Lieut Moreno J. Caparelli. Marine score: 13 sunk and an assiston Yeoman second Class and )(rlt.I
O.rald l LUIril,
Capt. William F. Sherwood III (inset) also was awarded the Air :Medal during Saturday'* ceremonies. a Htfc. Margaret born a diughter Thursday Jarrllynn Feb a,


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The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S.
Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida, by the Public
Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copiesare
distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval By Comdr. R. R. Marken, (ChC), USN
( Personnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Technical
i- Training 1 Center the Headquarters ot the Naval Air
Operational TrainingCommand: Naval Auxiliary Air Station
Green, Cove Springs.. Naval Auxiliary Air Station CooperationIn
Cecil Field. Naval Air Gunners' School the U. S. Navalhospital
and Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities, Ma>'port. our daily life, be it aboard ship or ashore, too

many of us forget the close relationship which mustbe
Rear Admiral Andrew C McFall USN maintained between the various departments. We
Chief of Naval Air
Operational Training
are prone to think of our job as the important one,

Captain Arthur Gavin, USN and to look upon other Jobs as relatively unimportant '
Jacksonville Naval Air Station A non-cooperative attitude Is one which is easily

fallen into and, it carried to extreme, can seriously
Captain Joseph B. Lynch A-VG), USNR
Commanding Officer handicap the efficiency of the ship. Carried to an
Naval Air Technical Training Center absurdity, this viewpoint is well illustrated by the

story of the merchant captain and his chief engineerwho
Captain John J. O'Mallev MC), USN,
Commanding' Officer had a long standing argument as to whose job
U. S. Naval Hospital l was the most important, each insisting that any
able-bodied moron could carry on the other's duties
Commander Edward E. Dolecek, USN.
Commanding: Officer,' with no loss of efficiency. At last, to settle the argument -
Naval Air Gunners' School they agreed to trade Jobs for one watch. The (
took his station in the engine-room and the
Commander \\llllam II Ashford Jr., USN, captain
Commanding: Officer '>" Lcg's engineer on the bridge For an hour or so, the en-
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Green Cove Springs gineroom ran like a top. Then there came a horrible

Commander Samuel G. Mitchell, I t crash, the shafts stopped, and steam hissed out of
Commanding! Officer l d lines. The rushed about
dozen captain
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field a screaming
1 orders, but he could not remedy the casualty. At
Lieut. Col. Chester L Gawne USMC (Ret),. "Look at the guitar-on/y three strings!" last, he decided to give In. Running to the voice tube,

Commanding Marine Barracks Officer, whistled, got the chief engineer and shouted, "Get
down here as fast as you can! Your damned enginesare
Lieut. Col William T. Evans. USMC (Ret)., stopped and I can't get 'em to budge."

t Marine Commanding Aviation Officer DetachmentThe "That's all Tight, Captain replied the Chief,
I Literary Scrapbook 'We'iv been on the beach for half an hour."
JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service The foregoing ancedote illustrates the value of
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited cooperation and respect of each other's! Job In keeping -
without permission of CNS. War Department, 205 E. Poems By Or About Naval PersonnelA
42nd St. N. Y. C. the ship's organization running smoothly. If

-- -- --- every man were to spend his time looking after his
own interests without considering the importance of
Abraham Lincoln Navy WifeGray the other man's job the ship and Indeed the entire

Navy would soon fall to pieces.To .

I "It is rather for us to be here dedi hulls push out Into gray fog, the fleet Is under way, have an efficient and happy ship, every man

I. cated to the great task remaining before The ocean takes our men from us for many a weary day, must do his own job realizing that he is but a single
link in a complex organization. He must do his dutyso
us. ." Each day the miles grow more and more that keep us still apart
to make his link efficient
as own as as possiblenot
Each day the load grows heavier that lies upon the heart
What American hasn't heard these stirring his ,to that of
only to own particular duty but
Each breathes the
day each woman a prayer while looking toward sea,
t words? What free man hasn't been inspiredby "God bless my boy and keep him safe and bring him bark to me!" his shipmates as well.Divine.

them and found in them the strength to

I go on when all endurance seemed at an end? The men are brave, they laugh and smile, they wink away the tears I Services I
They do not speak of sorrow and they will not own to fears,
\Vhat crusader for liberty hasn't at one time
But tender thoughts are with each one who Keen' with Inward eye
t or another turned to Abraham Lincoln for The woman and the children who have bidden him goodbye, ('alN'l' : Muttia Read and nirmUiHsra Artate.07TO .
verbal ammunition to aid him in his campaign Who seems to hear the prayer breathed out bj these on bended knee, -Holy Communion

I ? "God bless him always, keep him safe and bring him back to me:I" (1O-HI'CI'ult TOO-Tialnlng Divine Center service Divine service.

Saturday February 12 we observe that Win-Sunday School (small chapel).
': The women have their courage too, their a .-o1d part to play 1045-General Divine service
birthday of this great American. His name 1843-Vesper serviceCatholic I .
To klos the men with fortitude and speed' them on their way .. .
( hip*!: Muslim toad <] ftlrmlnhui' Auaae
today as we are engaged all over the worldin To keep the home, to nurse the babe, to rear the girls and lad WxfO! -Mas*.

a death struggle with'our enemies, is likea To be a pride and credit to their dear but absent dads, 0700 OKtO-Mass.MB .
t To whisper many times a day when thinking of the M'a. clarion call from the past, echoing all the 0'J.1O-MuSll.
'God bless my man and keep him safe and bring him back to me!" 1 tooMus.171111Mdllll..
principles and ideals for which this nation !.

I, .v as founded. As faith and hope stretch o'er the miles to reach the hearts they love, Chrlitlan. t\rtt\ !Service\ : M..tln Read asid BlrmUfhftmAtrnur.

: To the oppressed and subjugated people So through the years and centuries they turn them back to prove 1100-Small chapelJewikh .
Their kin to those brave souls of yore who watched with face pale "Service: JlI.1. Road .ad Dlrml>(kam Avrni
all over the world these "truths" which Lin- hman
Some far horizon for the light on some proud clipper's sail, 1)0--Sabbat'hservice
; (Friday).
coln has made live throughout our history Vho prayed to God through stormy nights to watch and guard their men, 2000-Sabbath service; Friday I ).
have provided the spark with which to bring To blew them and to keep them safe and bring them home again. 0810-Devotions Saturday),

1 forth the flame of Jiberty time and time e .. 1000-Devotions (Sunday) Cecil Field.

his I[ claim my place with all of these the women of old days a I
again. To individual souls words
many ,
Who did their part and held their peace and went their quiet W8)'SWith
uttered some 80 years ago, still bring solace just a little tightening of pale though smiling lips Quotes From LincolnSaturday

and peace in the midst of heartache and toil. tthen husbands, fathers, brothers, sons put out to sea In ships,

II That is why Abraham Lincoln is more than And I will pray for mine as! they for theirs in years gone by,
just another President of the United States And I shall know that God win hear, as theirs!' my woman cry, s the birthday of a great American-
What time I say, as darkness falls upon the land and sea' Abraham Lincoln. During the trying days when he
even though that be honor enough for most "God bless my dear one, keep him safe and bring him back to me!** was President, he said many things which are justas

men. He has become through the years the EMILY SEYMOUR COlT. true today as they were then. We feel that recalling .

symbol for all that America has stood for a few of them now will add materially to the
fighting spirit that we need today to defeat our
f throughout its 168 years of existence. (tr. from the German). enemies.

Through his spirit and genius, he has en- Read Any Good Hiss, NETHERLANDS AMER-

dowed our country with certain inalienable ICA. As I would not be a slave, so I icould not be a

pride in its freedom. His name, in truth, has Books Lately? NAULT Hotz ,WITH the story GENERAL of the CHEN-Flying Whatever master. This expresses my idea: of democracy.
differs from this, to the extent of the
become synonymous with the United Statesof ._"-- Tigers. difference, is no democracy.-Letter, August, 1858.
America itself. Hudson, ELECTRONICS.

,Ka. Knight, VALIANT COMRADES, Why should there not l>e a patient confidence in
a Story of our Dogs rf War.
the ultimate
justice of the people Is there ami
Bon Komroff, THE ONE STORY, the better or equal hope in the worldt-First Inaugural
Voyage life of Christ arranged from the Address, March 4, 1861.
Four Gospels. _
Many of our shipmates, some of whom _
Lawrence A TOWER OF
It is rather for ui to be here dedicated to the great
have been here for more than two years, STEEL. task
remaining before us; that from these hononJ
have been leaving regularly for duty over- Leacock HAPPY STORIES dead we taKe increasd devotion to that cause for

t seas. Many others will follow soon. JUST TO LAUGH AT. which: they gave the l k"t full measure<< of devotion.Gettjfcburg .
i I Their departure was, of course, inevitable. f i! Longstreth, KNOWING THE ; Address, No\ 1863.

There are many others who have been serv- WEATHER.

ing on all the seven seas ever since the war + Luzadder FUNDAMENTALSOF 1 pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the
,.. ,
of your bereavement and leave only/ the
k began. It is to relieve these tired men and to 0 cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the
t.--. l .. '. : '- McArthur, ELECTRONICS AND
;:. help bring the war to a successful conclusion Main Station Library ELECTRON TUBES. solemn pride that must have been yours to have

that this rotation policy has now been in- Malone, ed., YANKEE DOO- laid so coitlu a sacrifice upon the altar of fieedom.Letter .
New Books: DLES, (a collection of Americanverse to Mrs.. lilxby whose five sons were killedIn
augurated. Auslander, THE UNCONQUERABLES ). battle (No21, 18th).
It is difficult to wish all the men going to (verse). _
4 sea "bon voyage" individually. But we can Brickell. ed., O'HENRY MEMORIAL Millay, COLLECTED LYRICS. Fondly dove hope, fervently do we pray, that this

say with all sincerity that we wish them the AWARD PRIZE STORIESOF mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet,
1943. NATTCThe if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled
best of luck their assignments and
on new
following books In the NA.TT. the
I that all meet again after final Bristow, TOMORROW IS FOR- Cen library are being subjected to by bondman's two hundred and fifty years of
hope we can
EVER. heavy competition: unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop
victory is ours. To each and every one of Brown ALL DOGS GO TO GREAT SEA STORIES by Joseph of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by an-
"Happy Sailing" mate. French editor Twenty-nine of the other drawn with the sword, as wo said three thousand
you, we say, HEAVEN best from Smollet to W. L. White
"-* years ago, so still it must be said, that the &
Daugherty, judgment
Charles H. Snow, a new western. of the Lord are true and righteous alto-,
AffairAn COLN. THE SHADOW AND THE GLORY, gether.-Second Inaugural Address, :March 4, 1865.
Family Fink, ENGINEERING ELEC- by John Jennings, a novel of the revo
TRONICS. lutlon. With malice toward none with charity for all;
uncle and his nephew are studying In the same
Arnot with
Flavin JOURNEY IN THE Robertson firmness in the right, as God give us to see the
school here-Aviation Radioman-and the nephew Is R. Ellis Roberts calls this a pill-
ahead of the uncle in his studies. That's! because DARK. ful, brilliant, sardonic and Ironic story right, ]'* us strive on to finish the work we are in;
of broken and restored faith, one of to Wild up the nation's wounds to Mm who
Rosencutter 17 went into the STAIRS OF SAND.
Robert Arthur
S2c Grey, the best English war no\els. shall have borne the battle and
Nary, Just a trifle sooner than Ms uncle Earl E. Groves', MARRIAGE. MUSIC ON MY HEAT, by Howard his and for his widow
orphan-to do all chciHha
nosencutter, 29, also S2c,-THE BLUEJACKET, Guiterman. BRAVE LAUGU.I Taubman Why Grace Moore won't which may achieve and
sing with John Charles Thomas and Just and lasting (ce among ourselves and with
Mempbie.f I I Heilbut, BIRDS OF PASSAGE other gossip of the music world. all nations.Second Inaugural A(Wren.q .



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JAX AIR NEWS Page Five '

r r Former Washington Co-Ed Brccz : f

.: 1
$i Salty Humor From .\,j

5in Here And There ,

!J '..
\.. 'Q: -.-/ ,
.,.. ( During wartime, the frills must i
," ""'" \\... go. That's the lesson seaman sec:1:
''I'" :" :" -- -- "C l' ond class W. C Nast has learned. '. ,
_.,;:!t::: .\.4r-,-. '". ., ,,, ,:""'-.-.. Seems that Nast-writing to a ',.
WAC at Daytona Beach, Fla.-
' By STEVE KALAGIAN. Y2c wasn't satisfied with the writing
inside the envelope. He proceed .;
Lots of people probably know that Seaman Ken "Killer" to decorate the outside with va"I'

Keller has entered the Golden Gloves Boxing Tourney in Jacksonville .. rious drawings and notes tnat occurred :
i but few realize the real to him after the envelope ,
very motive behind his desire was sealed. A while later he got a
4 to win the local title. 1 reply-not from the WAC he had '" t

You see the winner will get a free trip to New York and 2 written-but from another. It said: -l I

Keller has a special reason for wanting to make that trin.. "Dear Sailor, for your information, '
.., 12 women in this office spent at
There is a certain girl in
u" I least three minutes each figuring* ,;
York who is about as
-'I out each of the delightfully clever '
Bee Keller as he is to see her.
decorations on your letter, thereby .'
since all the world loves a
f !! : they wasted 16 hours of va',uable
wish "Killer" Keller the
we : time. And, it's too hot
t luck and he makes it. anyway
of hope
down here to exert ourselves. The
I x; letter was signed by his gill-
) _
The crowd at Ship's I friend's boss, a WAC first lieu-
JeW mornings ago was almost tenant.
tirely made up of "Boots." -
.r, devoted themselves eagerly to Look At Him JAn
+' task of spending as much m Apprentice
Seaman strolled
as possible in the shortest j F
e past an officer without saluting
of time. him. YOU!"
"Hey yelled the officer -
Not understanding the % ," t I pointing, to the brass on his
njstem very thoroughly, m shoulder "Did you see this?"
of them would buy any } t 4 4 I "Are you complaining?" asked
that seemed! to strike the Boot. "Look at the suit they
fancy. The experience of 1 I gave me?"
"boot" was tjplcal. !

After ordering some Ella Raines, who seems to be warming herself in front of a fireplace Same DifferenceLady
and shake he discovered
a ,
had I here, will be seen opposite Franchot Tone in "Phantom Lady" when it : "Are you a sailor?"
still 15 cents to spend.
waitress asked him whatils is shown at the Main Station Theatre today and at the Student Officers' Salesman: "No lady, a horse
4 Auditorium Before into the movies Ella stepped on my hat."
wanted. The sailor hesitated, on Sunday. going was a
' ing to make up his mind while co-ed at the University of Washington.AMUSEMENT Like Pea
rest of the crowd clamored
Pilot: "Sir, the enemy planes areas
serxlce. Finally in CALENDARMOVIES thick as peas."
k said. "Give me a magazine." I Officer: "All right, shell them!"
'e "What kind?" the girl

n; to know."I .
All On One
don't know," the boot (No. after each show Is plavlng date at Stud. Officers' Aud.)
Week of February 10-17 Lady Godiva was the biggest
still, little confused.
M a "Any gambler that ever lived she put
a large
all she had on one hors< .
Superman' ?" : Today-"Phantom Lady" Franc-hot Tone, Ella Raines ((1S). ? ,

"Naw I don't read that 'Sunday-"Standing Room Only," Paulette Goddard, Fred MacMurray WOW!
of stuff. Give me a movie (14)). Jimmy carried the followingexcuse
'"tl zine." 1\londay-"Jane Eyre" Joan Fontaine, Orson "'('IIt"8 (15)). to his teacher the next
Tuesday-"In Our Time," Ida Luplno, Paul Henreid ((16)'ednf'8da"nrldge ). morning: "Please excuse Jimmyfor
it Harry Isaacs, who has \\ of San Luis Rey," Lynn Bar!, Francis Le- being absent. lie had a new
been promoted to Warrant derer ((18). baby brother. It was not his
;: the escape hatch when ) NATTC AuditoriumToday
' t ?' Squalu went down on May Slmms What Next?
1800-2000 roadway Rhythm, Ginny George Murphy,
1939. He waft a Chief star-Mudded musical A motorist on a lonesome road
Rochester, Ben Blue and others. A In Technicolor -
' 1 nary Steward Mlorehis featuring the trombone of Tommy Dor"f'YSaturday. passed a car stuck in the ditch and
y", vancement. 1800, 2000-"DuBarry Wan A Lady," Red Skelton Lucille stopped to help. He found the car's
; Ball.Sunday driver carefully using some stringto
y A letter addressed to the Jax 1500-"Timber Queen- Richard Arlen. harness a pair of kittens to the

News "Gripe Sheet" was Sunday 1800 2000-"Fighting Seabees"\ John "'aynf'. Cartoon and front axle.
'r early this week. It was ; new. "You aren't trying to pull that

21 first class petty officers Tuesday, 1800, 2000-"The Importer," Jean Gabin, and a noelty.Wednesday car out" with those kittens are
complained that sergeant in 1800, 2000-"Standing Room Only," Paulette Goddard. you?
; Marine Corps were treated ; Novelty and news. "Why not?" asked the other in
in the Mess Hall than they Other EntertainmentMAIN some irritation. "I got a whip!"
';: Sorry, mates, but we don't
;,i duct a "gripe sheet" here, ; SIDE Aren't We All?
we can't help you out The N Friday-Gjm available for basketball .In the morning; league gamesin Sailor, walking into rec+ititiny
Air Gunners school has a the afternoon and night. office: "Gimme that ole' sales talk
: sheet" for their personnel.:: Saturday-Gjm available for basketball all day. Ship's Dance at night. again-I'm getting! kinda discour
< you got the two mixed up. NATTC aged."
Friday 1615-2200: -Semi-finals of the Intra-mural Basketball Tournament -

NOTE TO L. J. Famous Pome
.j* We're checking. up on the ; Monday, 130-Athletic Night. Boxing with NATTCen vs. Camp \\hen a fellow breaks a date
i turn you requested and will try Stewart HP usually has' tn.Whf'n .
get all the dope we can. a girl breaks a date,
'" you know as soon as ire find all of life is the Chaplain's busi- alone will make good shipmates She usually has two.
ourselves ness; and whether he meets it in and what is more, it alone will -
a man seeking liberty, or In a make good citizens of an Ameri- Used To It
The tragic end of : man whose wife has gone over the can democracy. "Sue's boy friend surely Is a
Clapper, noted columnist, is hill, he instinctively knows that I 3t pioblem."
rious loss to the nation. In beneath the Navy blue or the CURB SPEEDING "Oh well, most gills are used to
quiet and sincere way Mr. rine Khaki lies the heart Ma-I. All hands have been directed to wrestling with problems."
had been one of the greatest man.
aders[ for our democratic ; Get this: the Chaplain's prim- report by telephone and confirmby Reason For Names ,
.'fe. We needed him bully in ary business Is not to pack the written memorandum to the Chief Jlebert-/ knew a woman
ke these. Chapel until the organist has to Yard Officer all Navy vehicles they I in the Bronx who had quadruplets,
share his bench with one of the observe speeding or being abused, and she named them Ernie, Slecnie,
SMOKiES--'Chfs month Is pious brethren; nor Is it making Miney and Charles
the nation's best giving the time, place and Navy Thomas Yeah
birthday of two great saints out of Chief Why
Lincoln and 11'a"hington. fighting men. His work consists number of the vehicle. The speed Charles
, ,_ we just remember the ) of keeping alive the real manhoodof I limit for Navy vehicles is 30 miles Chief Hebert-Because she didn't

;.. words of the "Gettysburg this country, for this manhood i I per hour. want no MO

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: Dribbling At You And On The Double Cagers Stage Hot Battles


In. I Ir Commandanfs Cup Rack',

ev From the sidelines, the Commandant's Cup basketball race

looks to be a dogfight right down to the wire with teams like

t VPB 2, units one and two, Docks-Ferries and the Hospital

making-: determined bids for the title.

_- yam. d In games during the past week,
0 VPB 2 (2)) scored one of the sur-

0I By Edmund Walsh Y2c T 4 A&R Lead InCommandant's prises by tripping up the power
I Iik L A. ful VF squadron 43 to 27. Llpon

t "TELL you a Rockne story ?7 7rrhat's had 18 points for the winners and
___ Cup Kaiser had 20 for the losers.
easy. Talking was Lt.
Docks-Ferries whizzed past the
Comdr. Mal Elward, pre-war Recruit Center 53 to 38 while

4 athletic director and head Bowling TourneyTwo Kauffman and Hambrick were collecting -

football coach at Purdue university 18 points apiece and Hamp
A ton 10. O'Quinn got 11 to lead the
who the Station
? was on strong bowling combines, losers. *
last week en route to his 1 Assembly and Repair and T 4, have VPB 2 (1) had an win
easy over
new assignment with The Na taken commanding leads at the end T 4 48 to 17 with Bishop gettingFlajoff
t. of 12 games in Commandant's Cup
val Air Operational Training bowling. Each team has six games

Command at De Land, Fla."I r remaining in its respective league.A Standings

was Rockne's sub at end when & R, paced by Gidley and VPB 2 (2) Y'o" lAMS Pet
Notre Dame went East to play I It Lieut. Bill Luce Lieut. Fred Schweizer and Ensign Red Henderson Moore, has a 242 total pin fall advantage Dooks-Ferrles 3 1
t Army at West Point in 1913," began I' all of whom have seen action in the Pacific, are starring for the Squadron over its nearest National O VPB and 2 G(1) 3 2 1 1 it
thi genialLieutenant I VPB 2 < 1) team in the Main Station Open basketball tournament. League rival, Personnel, while T 4 Hospital 2 1 '
to Com Lieut. Schweizer captained the Amherst team in '38. leads the Boathouse In. the American Recruit Center 2 1 .667
1 2 .3.11
mander. -- -- -- --- League by
------ -- an even greater
Seaman Guard 1 2 .333
;- "J e s Harper margin, 346 pins. Marine Barracks O 2 .(>)
.J. was the Notre Three Overseas Vets Lend Th red hot A&R team holdsall O 2 .011)
T 4 02
Dame coach," he the records established in the .QUO
)' continued i and 460 two-
competition. Gidley's high
the for 17
.. hurt when during Rockne got the Punch To VPB 2 ((1)) QuintetLieut. game single series,game Moore's of high 247, individual a high- range 12 for T 4 points. Cropperhad

: game he leaned team two-game series of 1918 and Hospital, sparked by Starkman's

i over toward me Bill Luce, Lieut. Fred Schweizer and Ensign Red I a high team single game of 991 18 markers and Eldridge's 16, rolled
,, ""and said: 'Elward are all records. over Ordnance and Gunnery 55
t xyou might haveLt Henderson, all Pacific war vets, are spark plugs of the strong Leaders in individual to 22. Shields had 11 points for
Comdr Elward VPB 2 in the main station basketball averagesare O and G.Seaman.
to go in there. ((1)) entry league.The : Gidley, A&R, 198; Moore,
I jumped up and ran down to the trio, all of whom were at A&R. 197; Herrin. Personnel, 194; Guard went on a scoring
other end of the bench, put my Pearl Harbor on the day of the Steadman, VO-VCS. 183; Delsan- spree against T 4 51 to 23. Wilson's
helmet on backwards and started sneak attack by the Japs, have Sgt. Joe Louis Is dro 180; Perkins, Personnel, 180; 18 points and :Medley's 10 paced
out on the field. each had two years of overseas Fyfe, Personnel 179; Campbell, Seaman Guard while Townsend's

f 'Come back here, Elward,' Harper duty. Lieut. Bill Luce and Lieut A&R. 179; Aschenbach, 0 & G, 12 were high for T 4.
Fred Schweizer are instructors at Slated For VPB 2(1)( ) won over A And R
shouted. I trotted back and Trip ; Stockman VPB 2 (2)), 177;
the and Henderson 30 to 21 when Crowell
squadron Ensign J. Newhamand
sat on the bench next to Harper. Lange VPB 2 (1)) 175; Hupka A
'Now wait and don't get excited!' is winding up his operational & R. 174; McCloskey, A&R, 174; Bishop all got 10 points. Cog-
I he said calmly. I can see Rockne training. Overseas SoonBy Clark, Hospital, 173; and Silver- geshall ran up eight to pace A
f out there and he can still standon Lieut. Luce, who participated in man, Storekeepers, 172. and R.
football, basketball, track, swimming Docks-Ferries, with Hambrick
foot. Still others Fire Department
one Camp' >tw paper Service are: Payne -
and lacrosse in college, at- hitting the bucket for 21 points
"It happened though that Rockne" tended Purdue and Lehigh. He The latest news about Joe Louisis 172; Pawlowski, VPB 2 downed the Hospital team 40 to
((1)), 170 John
; O'Donnell Boathouse -
had to come out. Harper told me made the second team All American good news for the thousands of 27. Starkman's 16 points led the
I I was going in-so I put on my ; Story, VM, 170, and I attack.
lacrosse. Hospital
gees In the Army who never saw Buzby, Boathouse 168.
headgear right this time, and listened Captain Of Amherst i O and G beat the Seaman Guard
I to his parting remarks. the Dark Destroyer stalk a man A meeting to determine the
Lieut. Schweizer, captain of the 29 to 19. Shield with 11 points for
'When you get out on the field' Amherst basketball team in '38, across the ring and then nail him manner of the playoffs will be O and G and Wilson with six for
he said. 'Fight like hell, keep your won three letters there in basketball with a clout in the mushroom. held in the Physical Training Office Seaman Guard were high scorers

mouth shut, don't say a word toan'oneand and another three in football. If all goes well for Joe the Jol- Building 726 at 1630 Monday. VF pulled the upset of the weekin
they won't find out lie was an all New England basketball Standings pulling the carpet from under
how dumb you are.' ter, the heavyweight championsoon Total
selection in 38. American 'afueCam Docks-Ferries 50 to 30.: Biglns had
"I ran out on the field and the Ensign Henderson, who starredfor will start a tour of our fight- T 4 12 flfiM 13 points and Baldwin 11 to lead
referee was the first man I passed.He the Gulf Life team in Jackson Ing fronts to give boxing exhibitions Boathouse: 12 9287 VF. Hambrick's 13 points were
said: 'Who are you in for?' ville, was an enlisted man at Pearl for the edification and enjoyment Storekeepers rxicks-Ferrles 12 10 8 7421 M3 high for Docks-Ferries.
I wouldn't answer him. Then the Harbor. He was accepted for flight of one and all concerned. Recruit Center 12: 1 RH5 High scorers thus far in the
umpire looked me over and asked training and Is completing his operational Present plans call for Sergeant V Fire M Unit it 10131 playoffs are: American League.
ms the same question. I didn't answer training here. Joe and other membersof Seaman Dept Guard 12 10 6H11 HS5t Hambrick, Docks Ferries, 70
him either. The trio have added much to his entourage to leave for Cooks and Bakers 11 8647 points; Starkman, Hospital, 48;
"The officials got into a huddle VPB 2 ((1))'s offensive punch. All posts abroad shortly after completing Main Hospital 12 781>S O'Quinn. Recruit Center, 31; Eld-
and after a brief discussion said: are superior ball handlers and good their tour of Army Installations National Galley Leisrue: 4 taw ridge Hospital, 33; Hampton
'Gee, he must be dumb!' They motioned shots. within the USA. The Assembly and Repair 12 10658 Docks-Ferries, 32; and Kauffman,
me off the field and whenI Lieut. Schweizer, who towers to domestic> tour, which began last VO-VCS Personnel 12 12 10416 Docks-Ferries, 32.
got back to the bench Harper six feet four Inches, is the best all August, has covered the country VPB 2 No. 1 12 3751 9.315 National League, Kaiser. VF, 40
said to me: 'What's the matter around player. Lieut. Luce is an from coast to roast, )playing Ordnance and Gunnery 12 **io points: Shields 0 and G. 38; Bishop
Elward, didn't you do what I told excellent floor man, capable of to parked houses at each !stop! T-l VF 12 8 R551 5777 VPB 2 ((1), 32; Bigins, VF,
you.' dropping in a deciding bucket and enroute. The War Department Marine! Barracks 12 HB07 31; and J Newham, VPB 2 ((1) 28
Ensign Henderson has the best VPFW No 2 12 7>M7:
eye ---- -
"I answered. Yes, but they found estimates that more than 630- Dispensary 6 3779
for the basket.
out anyway. Lieut. Luce and Lieut. Schweizerwere 000 soldiers have seen Joe do his --' Lieut. Ducky Pond Is

"Years afterwards, when I was aboard battleships!! for their stuff.
T/Sgt./ Ehalt Finds At
coachng: at Purdue, I met one of two years of sea duty. Both were The'f) hasn't announcedwhere Dodger Georgia PreFlightLieut.

the officials who had worked that deck officers and have taken flight Joe's oversea oddysseywill Fans Are Everywhere Raymond (Ducky) Pond,
Army-Notre Dame game. I went training since returning to the take hi in but It is a prettysafe who coached such Yale imortals as
out on the field after the game to states. The former was at Pearl bet that wherever he F/Sst. Robert E. Ehalt of Clint Frank, "Choo Choo" Train
say hello and when he saw me Harbor and in the battle of Mid- !shows! up, he ulll be boxing fora Brooklyn, recently captured a I I and Larry Kelley during his seven
coming, he smiled and said: 'El- day while the latter saw action at lot of ils who never saw him Dodger fan in Italy. The captive, year term as head football coach,
ward you haven't changed a bit.' Pearl Harbor, Santa Cruz and before, because although thousands a German soldier, told Ehalt he has repotted to the U. S. Navy preflight -
Guadalcanal. of Americans saw Louis' left Brooklyn several years ago school at Athens, Ga. He
Dale Harrison, columnist on the ----- great fights in the ring, millions and has regretted it ever since. had served for 16 months at NAS
Chicago Sun, tells a story about of others never clapped "Ha even asked me how the Bums Willow Grove Pa., prior to reporting -
Barney Ross In a recent column. NATTC Will HoldA eyes on the fellow. did last year," said Ehalt. to Athens.

Says Harrison, "Fi'lends were Joe Louis-like good wine--

touched several days ago when Sports NightMonday seems to have grown better with
Barney Ross was in town by the age. Maybe he's not the fighter Student Officer Basketball Champs

undertone of religion with which evening. 14 February, today that he was when he stiffened -

he spoke. Sports Night will be held in the Max Schmeling, but he's surelya
"Here was as game a little fight Naval Air Technical Training Center much bigger man. Right now I
ing man as the ring ever knew who Auditorium with a programas ('oll&in1lf'd .. ptje seven I
lived to do his greatest fightingin follows: -

the uniform of his country between Bombsight -
Volleyball game
"There are, as has been so school and Jax Coast Guard. Lt. Karow Heads

sharply said, no atheists in fox- Basketball: games Coast Guardvs.
holes. Fighting men are perhaps NATTCen Air Raiders.
more conscious of God and eternity Championship game of the NAT Tennis Tourney
than civilians. TCen Intra-mural Basketball tour
Lieut Marty G. Karow. NATTC
"As he talked here with his nament.
fr)lenc13, he frequently referred to Tumbling, parallel bar work, I Physical Training Officer, an-
'The Man Up There.: Everything trampolene, and other gymnastic. nounced yesterday a singles and
I doubles tennis tournament for
would be all right. Barney felt if events.To .
it was o. k. with 'The Man Up climax the evening of Sports Training Center officers, beginning 4
There.' Events, Camp Stewart, Ga., will Friday 11 February. All contest- r
ants have been mailed copies of the
be on hand to box the NATTCen
the unusual but
"It was reverent
schedule and pairings and notified
in different
representatives seven
reference of a fighting man to that they have one week in whichto
his God." weights. play off both the first singles !
,, These events will begin at 1730
=- sharp. and doubles matches Hot favor.
ites for the Singles Championshipare
Elevates Rank Of -
Navy Lieutenants Rudd, Bailey v u e m

Physical Training Head Pres. Ford Frick StatesN. Armstrong Womach and Calavan It c
Possible doubles winner are the
Commander Frank H. Wick-' L, Has 88 Players CertainThe Womach Calavan, Armlltt png-Ja- ..:, :...:. ..

horet, officer in charge of physical National League la certainof cobfl, or Bailey-Fry entrid:' With I Undefeated champion of the Student Officers' basket ball league ia
training for Naval aviation, was only 83.players this year, FordC. Dr. Klclter. Marine 2nd Lt. Zenoff.Lfeuta. I the Gunnery Officers' team. Their record was 10 victories and no defeat
elevated recently to his present Frick, I>resident of the League, Eppert, Henley, Anderson *. Left to right, first row, Aviation Cadet E. M. Whistler, Aviation
rank. Commander Wlckhorst, an has dU>clos<*d. This list includes Unger and others signed up, it's Cadet P. DiSanto, Lt. (jg) T. A. White Ensign B. G. Henderson, and
AH-American football player at players who are either 4F, 411 anybody's guess an to the outcome. Aviation Cadet E. J. Drake. Second row, Ensign E. McMaster, Aviation -
the Naval Academy, succeeded (over 38)) or 1C (honorably dls Lleut II. W. Womach In ftupervia- Cadet F. G. Fellows, Lt. (Jff/ ) J. J. Koss, Ensign S. W. Parker and
Commander Tom Hamilton who is charged, an average of 11 men to log the tournament and will keep Aviation Cadet F. G. Clancy Third row, Ensign J, T Erchul and En-

now on sea duty. .. ,d a club. all hands posted on Its progress sign G. P. Davis:


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10 February, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

NATTC and Recruit Center I There's Lab Than More Meets To Eye Photo An Expert In Recognition '

Meet In Friday's FeatureAs CoatUied Navy is from a sort pace combinationRube 7' ;" ; ;;.,' : ::

the Main Station basketball tournament enters its fifth Bourke Goldberg White. He and is called Margaret upon to ., .',

round and the halfway mark, a new team enters the league. photograph dental; structures for t' '"

It's the strong VF squadron paced by Kaiser, one of the high the medical corps. Photographyalso

scoring aces of the Commandant's Cup loop. VF replaces T4 aids in the recording of new .
types of operations and In the diagnosis -
,which had-- to droD out. of disease. He may be La
Friday's; card features five of called upon by the Jax Air News

the best pairings thus far. VF I tb photograph a couple of WAVES
makes Its debut against A and R 16 Teams Active playing tennis, while his next Job M
In the opening game at 1630. Other may be to take a 40-pound camera }

contests on the night's programare and lean over the cockpit of a
Squadron VPB 2 ((2) vs. Cecil In NATTC CageEliminations I plane to photograph an area or to :y 9p

FieldfcNATTC vs. Recruit Center; skim a few feet over the water and
Doc 5Ierrles vs. Squadron VPB 2 "shoot" a bomb target with his

(2) ,and Celestial Navigation vs. lense.The

CeclUFJeld.DocKstFerries. war has placed a new pre- ,
';, ,,',
and NATTC con- Last Wednesday evening at the mium on photography and the
tlnuelxmdefeated but both will meet Navy has been making good use!'
Training Center Auditorium
IUff' tests tomorow The Recruit the of it in combat. Photography reveals tier
first elimination round to determine the
presence and strengthof !
: a
';... Games' Friday the NATTCen intra-mural enemy forces, measures the h/ MM.1 fi

and B \o. Squad ro }'F at 1830. basketball champion was run. Sixteen accuracy and catalogues the J
.'I'" t (J) ea. Seaman (iuard at 1730. damage done by our fire, penetrates Pointing out an item of recognition in an enemy airplane is Yeoman
\. Hermit renter at 18iO.: teams participated. darkness, unmasks camouflage Second Class Irene A. Redstone a Vero Beach, Florida, WAVE at this
M'll t ((1) d 1930.
orkFerrie *
CST: u. Cecil<< Field u. at 20JO. I Barracks No. 55, leaders in the and identifies friends Station. In her work, teaching young pilots of an operational trainingunit

-- ----- Fourth Regiment hung up an easy and exposes foes.!' Negatives Miss Redstone utilizes model ships and aircraft, projected slides,
bv made from tremendous heightsin demonstrations, and practical tests. One method of interest involves
Center paced high scoringace victory over TTX division 41 to 14.
Chaplain Ned Iversen Is a good planes are said to yield enlargements raising the model planes into the air by pulleys, as if in flight, while
match on for NATTC. Herwick and Vincent led the scor- In which the minutest the students, from measured distances simulating actual observation

Both clubs are paper well balanced and ing with 14 and 10 points respec- detail is discernible.In conditions, practice identifying the moving aircraft.

the game may very well be the tively. TTF came from behind to addition to mastering the art Before her enlistment in the Women's Reserve in November, 1942,
Redstone worked the Miami Herald
Miss on with considerable back-
best contest of the evening. beat a scrappy Barracks 51 squad of taking pictures, the PhoM's at
ground in writing, bookkeeping, dramatics, and radio. She receivedher
Results of last week's games 26 to 21 Dick Smith, Don Bucha- the Lab here must also learn whatto Navy training at Naval Training Schools at Cedar Falls, Iowa, and
do with the after
found A and R defeating Seaman man, and O. D. Pace led the vic- negatives they Milledgeville, Ga., before being stationed here.
Guard, 41 to 28; Recruit Center get them. Lt. Graham explainedthe
tors with 8 points apiece. TTR beat I photographers have a rotation
downing CNT 31 to 16; NATTC
swamping VPB 2 ((2)) 40 to 18; and Barracks 52 by scoring 49 points system in the laboratory, each Enterprising Youth Makes Miniature

Cecil Field ekeing out a 32 to 31 to 20 for Barracks 52. Dave Bride I spending time in the enlarging, developing -

triumph over VPB 2(1)( I I and Tylka were the big guns with printing and finishing de "Guide" That' Might Prove LifesaverWAVE

High scorers for the week were 12 points and 14 points in that partments.A .

Demkowskl, A and R, and order. great deal of office work is Aware of the value of the con-
TTQ scored 26 points to beat required to keep the records Scores
lain Felder, Recruit chap-I densed foreign language guides included -
points; and Chaplain Barracks No. 4 squad 26 to 13. straight for every official Navy Another 1st in the Bureau of Personnel
cruit Center and Taft, NATTC, 13 Karras for the winners and Mc- photograph must be available upon Information Bulletin from :May
Kiernan for the losers were the request, whether it was taken just To a WAVE goes credit for October
through of last
points. but
yesterday or two Nega- the first "score" in Leap Year year,
sharpshooters with 11 and 10 years ago. faced with the sailor's lack
Standings tives are saved and filed and are according to a recent United typical
\V. L. points. Barracks 6, led by "Whitey"Zimmock of pocket space, a photographic lab
identified by jacket numbers. Press report. Pvt. Dallas Fis-
Jo-kll-Ft'I'I'It'a 4 0 scored with a free throwat technician at the Jacksonville
NATTC 4 0 the final whistle. This tied the "Official Navy Photograph" is cher of Minneapolis said "I do" Naval Air Station has
Jlecrult Center 3 1 the Lab's trademark and it is used to a minister after saying "yes"to developed a
Cecil Field 3 1. score 20 to 20, but "Whitey" step- small-sized edition of the diction-
A and R 3 1 ped to the foul line and dropped in by national magazines, newspapersand a bombardment of letters and aries that can be conveniently
VPB 2 n) all other services that use telegrams-from Virginia Gentryof
i 3 the winning point. Barracks 2 fin- carried In a wallet compartment.
VPU Seaman 2 (2)Guard O 3 I ished with a rally to climax drive scenes from this Station. It is the Glendale, Calif., a WAVE The
enterprising technician is
VF 0 3 ;j that beat TTH (D) division by a duty of the Photo Lab to producethe storekeeper.
CNT 0 3 22 to 13 score. pictures, but various other departments Twenty-year-old Storekeeper Murray Fein, S2c, of Miami Beach.
Barrack 5 Is StrongBy place the pictures in Gentry said she believed it was Fla., who joined the Navy last

Sgt. Joe Louis Is far and away the greatest the first Leap Year victory for June. A high school student before -
use.Assisting entering the naval service,
shown Lt. Graham with the the WAVES.The .
display of was by
Slated For Overseas Soon Barracks 5.power With a score of 13 to direction of the Photo Lab are two met while attending Fein gained much of his knowledgeof ;
three officers and a number of military classes at the Univer- photographic': ,processes in the
7 In their favor at half time, Bar-
studio of fattier
Continued from page nix racks 5 went wild to score a lopsided EM's. The officers are Lt. (jg) sity of Indiana six months ago. fessional his who is a pro-

-as a matter of fact-he's the 64 to 11 victory over TTP. Floyd Arpan, assistant photo- photographer. .*.
biggest figure in sports. I Five of the members of Barracks graphic officer, who was in chargeof The Jacksonville seaman's wal-
Louis is a good sport and a graduate and won't be availablefor the photographic department at Lockers No Place To let-sized language guide is 21& by311a
gentleman. He never talked downan 15 the final games. Barracks 3. the University of Northwestern for Inches, and is printed on both
opponent. He didn't gripe the I led by the brilliant floor play of nine years before entering the Keep Your ValuablesNaval sides. It consists of two sheetsof

one night in his life he was licked. Capt. ,Bertalomi, soundly whipped Navy; Lt. (Jg) Gilbert Finne, who light sensitive paper, joined together -

\ He never got into street fight and TTH (M) division by a 31 to 13 handles supplies and personnel; personnel are urged: not to by means of wax paper,
he never slugged a waiter in a score and Ensign Alfred Peters, a vet- keep money or other valuables in pressure and heat. Fein got the
club. That's eran of 15 years Naval service, idea for his development during a
night why everyone Next Friday night, 11 February,
their lockers according to a recent -
lonely Sunday watch in the
likes him so much. will bring on the semi-final games who is in charge of aerial photo-
graphy. Plan of the Day announcement graphic lab at Jacksonville.
Someone has suggested that a with TTQ vs. TTR; TTF vs. Barracks -
big packing crate full of movies ; 5; Barracks 55 vs. Barracks Among the enlisted men serving "Lockers are for the stor- Unable to obtain all the necessary -
back copies of the Information
should be sent along with Joe on 6; and Barracks 2 vs. Barracks 3. in the Photo Lab are Jed Beaudin, age of clothing," it was pointedout. Bulletin, Fein has so far made
could The last of Friday, 4 February first class specialist, who was a
his overseas tour. Then Joe game miniaturized editions of the guidesto
photographer for the Seattle Post-
the one-hundred and
box few rounds and after that ,
a Intelligence Joe O'Con- Small amounts of money shouldbe French, Portuguese, Malay and
to be
he could run off a few films of twelfth basketball game
German. Of his
I I nell, PhoMlc formerly with War- and development he
his various bouts, supplying the played in the Intra-mural league carried by the owner, large says:
1 December 1943. ner Bros. at Hollywood; David should be In
comment himself. since amounts deposited a "The reduction makes
Kovljain, PhoM3c, a commercial
"That fellow could punch," -----'=- artist in civilian life; Bill Man I bank or sent home by postoffice the print smaller than normal,

Joe Mould !say, and on the screen Headquarters OfficersAt gold, PhoM2c, who worked for I money order or by registered mail. but if I were alone in a foreign
you'd !see Two-Ton Jalento rub- Acme News Service; A Lewis, The Barnett National Bank has land, and the guide was my only
bering around on the floor NATTC Beat MAA PhoM2c, a civilian photographer in established a banking facility in link with the natives, I don't

"He had a good hook," Joe the Philadelphia Navy Yards be- Building 39 to receive deposits of think I'd "have much trouble in

would say, and on the screen QUINTET 42 to 29 fore enlisting; D. G. Mendelson, Naval personnel. Money can also reading it.

you'd see! hip I Abe Simon collapse The Officers of Headquarters S2c, who worked for I-In-The-Sky be deposited In a postal savings -'=-

and fall as though shot. Regiment at the NATTC defeatedthe Corp., a national syndicate which account with the Station Post Of-
"And then I hit him," Louis Barracks MAA team in a pictures photo finishes at dog fice. Navy Regiment

would !say, and on the scrf'f'n'eou"1 challenge basketball game 42'to 29. races; Leon Bluestein, PhoM2c, '
see Kingfish Ltvintky sit- INDIVIDUAL: STANDINGS who was in the ladies' hosiery and "shooting" pictures for the Navy Lends Support To

In his corner, not wanting Points underwear business before swap- in the Casablanca, Guadalcanal,
to fight any more. Lt. er, f. nel ping civvies for Navy blues; and Kiska and Attu actions. Bond CampaignIn
Lt.: MacDonaJd. I. <3))
Seeing some of these movies Lt. (JI:) Loose, e. (6) George H. Gordon, PhoM2c. Cordon Navy photography Is. as you can

again: would be almost as good as Lt.Lt. Eppert.da) Whitson, g. c. (3)((0) I won his Air Crew wings_ _by see, more than meets the eye.: i NATTCen's drive to meet the
watching Joe box How about Secretary of the Navy's war bond

that Braddock fight, for Instance 42 War Bond Honor Winner allotment 90% "Standard of Ex-
when game Jim dumped Joe in Hums: .t S. AMM 1'C. I.3/C" L <(2)2> cellence", the officers and enlistedmen

the first round, then took an un- Hudson S 2c c. (6) r of the First Navy Regimentare
merciful drubbing as Joe climbedup I DINardo S 1/c. K. t4) giving: outstanding support.
from the floor? How about Eulburg AMM 2/c, g (0) Already leading all other student

i the two Schmeling fights: the I 20aQj I groups last month this regiment
tragic.-knockout of Louis in the M- I composed of radio students, added
first bout the savage revenge that another unit to the pennant winning -
Comdr. Was
was Joe' In the second? And Lt. Boynton class last week when the

how about!"the Billy Conn fight, Commanding Officer, Captain Jo-
.f w en' Louis felt the title oozing At Washington MeetingLieut. seph B. Lynch presented to Barracks -
1 the War Bond Honor Pen
from ,his fingers for 12 rounds and
Comdr. Ben Lee Boynton,
with nant. At the same time Barrack
thensledge saved everything one
;It Y", hammer punch in the 13th ? staff athletic officer of the NA 3. already a pennant winner raisedits

Louis.. roM to the top an a OTC was In Washington last weekto commendable 08% standing to
attend conference of Navy 100 and Barracks 4 6 also
good sport In that Billy Conn a I %; and ,
fight In the tenth round and Marine Corps officers who pennant winners, stayed well within -
head up athletic programs In Naval the qualifying group.
Conn slipped, dropped' his guard .
and 'stood helpless' for a second Aviation's constantly expanding I To make it unanimous for the
before the champion. But Louis physical and military training I entire regiment Barracks 2 reports -

wouldn't hit him lie stepped program. today that it has already
back and let Hilly recover, although Officers ath;. conference standardized I raised its January percentagefrom
the kid was way aheadon the training procedtreforthe 64 to 88.3, and Barracks 5
points at the time.A personnel from the Flight i has stepped up from 45 to 5.7..
tour of the fronts is the kindof Preparatory schools through the i Both units promise to be Hell
thing Joe Louis has wanted to training program and on out Into I within the pennant winning class

do ever since he went into the the fleet. within the next few days.
Army. Like Barney Ross, he Captain J. B. Lynch, (extf'f'me'right' ). Commanding Officer, Naval Other units who have recently
Air Technical: Training Center congratulates, aviation radio studentsof been added to
wanted to fight-fight Germans or never said much about It. the pennant winDPTRioupnare
Saps, or fight with his fists. As "I want to fight. I don't know Barracks: One upon winning,the Way,Bond Honor Pennant. At left, Barrack 55 ,with, I tSt%
boxing :instructor he may have nothin' about boxing. holding one side o( the War Bond pennant is A. M. Thayer, S2c, Wing and the Aviation Gunnery Officers -

ten kind of unhappy, although he "Shucks! he once told a friend. leader. Sehool with 91.3%.

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Pag Eight JAX AIR NEWS 10 February, 1944

Portholes From Famous Ship For NATTCen Ship Service The Personnel Officer

I Reporter Inquiring I

Question : The question this

week! is what do you think

would make (flood question

for the Inquiring Reporternext

; week :


T. M. LITTLE, S2c: "Ask the

fellows what they think of the -
Station" -

"How long is the duration and

Lt John D Pitttison ( second from left i, Ships Seivue Off etr exhibits one of tue sea-gomf portholes, I JULIA STEEL, AMM3/c: "Is it Y itw
salvaged from a famous ship, which will be a feature of the new Ships Service derivations With Lt Pat j true what they say about Southern e
terson ate his assistant Ship Service Officers c deft to light) Lt (jgi John E Kyle, Lt. Donald, Lt (Ijgl) E Ba.vly Orem, and Lt (jg) William T Fuller. J. M. WILLIAMS, Y3c: "Ask
The redecoration of Ships Service is according to Mr Patterson's own design. There is a great deal of them if they think the Friday night
peculation as to what ship these portholes are from Lt. Patterson says that, for ...ic time being, the basketball games should! re c.n-
Identity of the ship from which these came must remain a military secret. Each po.tholo will frame tinued or if they'd rather have
nautical scenes, and will be the only breaks in a wall of mirrors behind the soda foul twin. movies?"

Lt. Patterson advises that the redecoration is near completion and that within a l2w days the new H W. CHASE, Sic: "How many I
and improved Ships Service will be open to NATTCen Personnel. drinks do you have to drink bt'foreyou're Lt. Comdr Robert V. Cassidy,
---- --------- --- --- ------ ----- "
drunk? A-ViSt) Personnel Officer at the

22-Year-Old Chief Cheated Mayor Expert In Wendell ARLAND Willkie EYL, be Ylc Republican: "Should Naval Air Technical Training Center

I choice for President 1"' I enlisted as a mech in the last

Death Role Dan CupidEarly i EDGAR MOSSER, S2c: "It's not war and was in the first class
3 Times In 1 Night i I (
list April R H. Duan, as easy as it sounds, this question i chosen for aviation cadet training
business. But not ask 'em if I
S2c, attr ''!'led to N TTCen. Material why at Massachusetts Institute of
"Between the devil and the deep --- ------ --- |
I they plan to stay in the Navy after I
blue sea" is a time-ripened expression Off. '<>, and hh then bride-to- the war ends ?" i I Technology. He received his wings
that has been handed down Quiz Contest be called on Mayi. John T. Al- '
LILLIAN CRUZEN, Sk3c: "Docs i at Pensacola in June, 1918, being
through the years without change, II sop of Jacksonville an urgent;: I
but boyish Jimmy Landry of this ANSWERS plea for assistance. The young lov- revery Florida; have?" such nice winter i I' the 1072nd Naval aviator. After

Station can truthfully twist it ers seemed to be confronted by a year the war he engaged in personnel .
around and say he's been in the I (QUESTIONS ARE PRINTED set of insurmountable circumstances have the officers I work for 16 years with the Fisk -
: Corps'hat:
lea between devils. I ON PAGE 3.) ,I which. might delay their got that the enlisted men haven't ?" i, Teachers Agency of Boston, then .

Jimmy was aboard a torpedo- 1. Orlando-Italy, clemenceau-I I marriage.Last week Duan met Mayor Al- i R. B. Wooley, AM3c: "Who's'going became New England distributorfor
loaded PBY that forced down
was '
George- I
: to win the 1944 World Series the Gallon Steel Co.
sop on a bus as the was
coast mayor
off the Bougainville right 'I -U. S. A. "
? I
route to the | He returned to active duty on 3
smack daub under the noses of 2. Nolan. en City Hall. Each I '
four Japanese warships. The true Phillip recognized the other Instantly, but RITA MAE HANSON, Sk2c: June, 1942, as senior member of
3. True I "Do you think they should send the Naval Aviation
Cadet Selection
seaman beat the to the
story of how the 22-year-old avia- 4. France. mayor "
vocal draw."I WAVES overseas ? : Board at Kansas City Here
tion chief radioman cheated death 5. Tinker to Evers to
Chance. D.V.. HANSON, AoM2c: "I'd he for
served 16 months under
just want to tell 3'ouIr.; : .
three times that is
night as dizzyas 6. Bali
ask the girls which they favor, of- :
hen hatched beater :Major, the "seaman said, "I am Captain Lynch, now commanding
a in an
egg 7. Hungary, Norway, Turkey, "
ficers ?
or enlisted men |I
the father of NATTCen, who was then in charge
proud a baby boy-,
Ironically, the bizarre adventure and ,
Italy Germany. born this NIKKI FOSTER, AMMSs: "What of all Navnl Aviation Cadet Selec-
III St. Vincent's
morning -
took place on Christmas night 8. is Hank's
Ray grandfather. should do
I Hospital." a girl when her boyfriend tion Boards,
1942. 9.> Marines captured Tarawa is out ?"
The Mayor hastened to extend I ---'. 4--
"We to hit
were supposed some atoll. I -
Q. A. DUNN, S2c: "What hap-
i Jap ships in a certain harbor" relates -I 10. Fill the 5-pint can from the his Duan congratulations and invite pens when boy meets girl ?" MAD Band Presents
to him
Landry, "but we found the 8-pint jug, then pour three pints accompany to the D. I. PHILLIPS, AMMSc: "Is
harbor closed In by fog so we decided -t into I City Hall. There the mayor dictated -
the 3-pint decanter. Now pour there real freedom in the press?" Concert On MondayThe
to go on up the Bougainville these three pints back into the I a telegram to Duan's mother DONALD JENNESS SpG)3c( ) :
I Mrs. Peter Waigan., in Chicago -
coast. Now the two i Marine Aviation Detach
8-pint jug. pour pints I "When and where are we going to
"That's where we ran Into in the 5-pint can into the 3-pint advising her of the birth of start the second front in Western ment student band from NATTC
three Jap destroyers and one Jap decanter. Then refill the 5-pint can j the grandson The mayor added Europe?" I presented its second concert of
cruiser.r flew over them to : (which leaves 1 pint in the 8-pint I II i both his felicitations and those of OSCAR MATTHEWS, Sic: ',the season Monday evening in the
get our position! then banked to I jug), and pour enough into the the City of Jacksonville.Duan "Should we march into Berlin this i I new Auditorium.
start our torpedo run but our 3-pint decanter to fill it. This and his fiancee, Miss Alice time and fix the Boche up, or I I From its reception on this and
plane got out of rontrol, we Kld- leaves four pints in the 5-pint can. Kristof, applied for a marriage license should we follow our footsteps of I, the first concert, it has been decided
ded In and crashed between the Finally, pour the 3 pints from the last April at the Courthousehere World War 1 and kiss and make up I; that a definite scheduled sea-
four ships, Mill, carrying our full 3-pint decanter in with the single but it could not be issued with 'em as soon as they figure it's I, sonal program will be presented.
load of torpedoes."I pint i in the 8-pint jug. without the consent of Duan'smother to their advantage to ask for a Bandmaster is Sgt G L. Cox with
started to take off my boots ((.Questions are printed on Page 3.) because he was only 20 and peace ?" the assistance of Buglemaster O.

and go out through the nav hatch I _StCommercial one-half years old. I L. T. SERFUSTINI: AM3c: C Scheu, PfcI .
'I It was at this point that the i
for we had knocked a hole in the II ---": +
"Will Joe Louis be able to defend
bottom of the and the water I Bulletin lovers appealed to Mayor Alsop, a ,
ship "
his title again after the war? I, FKOUU )"ATJllm8Capt.
them. The
in fast. stranger to mayor ever I I
coming FOR JUST; I!
"But I never feet wet. willing to play the role of Cupid, CONRAD ALDMAN, S2c:1: George Haller, Marine
got '
my Double room--462'J Romona
Avenue "Should all be' Aviation Detachment at NATTC,
Lt. Pack climbed into the pilot's 2-wo: telephoned the marriage license bureau professional sports
I discontinued for the duration ?" became the father of a baby boy
seat and yelled over the interphone, Double room with private bath and in the Courthouse and arranged -
'sit tight we'll be all right.' And 21363.private entrance. 3861 Ortega Blvd.. for the office to remain ALEX DOUNCHIC, AMM3c: born in St. Vincent's hospital San-
he Two double open until a telephone call couldbe "How will Brooklyn make out in day Feb 6, Lt. David Zenoff
proceeded to take off still carrying i bedrooms, 2601 Park also of the MAD is the father of
the live torpedoes. I !Street 7-7<<08. put through to Duan's mother the National League this season 1"I i ,
Double room with hot water and telephone a baby daughter born Jan. 21.
in Chicago.Mrs. I
"It all happened in a matter of I service 2534 Post Street, 74577. JOE ELLZEY, S2c: "Should politicians I! -- -
seconds, requiring only the time I Room with connecting bath and steam Waigan was contacted and such as congressman of I "
needed for Lt. Pack to slide into heat, for gentlemen only. 2830 Park she recalled that she had sent her i draft age, be inducted into the i i for Roosevelt ?

the pilot's seat and take over the Double Street 2-62i room with kitchen privileges prospective daughter-in-law a let- I service to help fight for their GERALD WALLACE, AM3c:
controls." j 2401 Bavvlevv Blvd I ? 2.9982. ter in which she virtually gave her country like other Americans ? Or, I "If you were picking out a dream
The gun-stingered Jap vessels Mrs Edna Erwin Is In a position to consent to the marriage and invit- in other words, do you think politicians girl to be shipwrecked with, and I
help obtain rooms and for I I could take the best features of
apartments sev-
ing the girl to visit Chicago.This ,
opened fire on the PBY, of course, Interested parties. :2064 Myra Street can win the war with
but found 76695. letter was produced by the eral women, like Betty Grable'slegs
it as hard to hit as a words? I
duck in a shooting gallery. "We FOR SAL: girl and accepted by the marriage I Lucille Ball's hair, Hedy La-
I 1037 Indian Motorcycle, 74, good con- license bureau as evidence that the THEODORE SMALL, Sic: Marrs eyes, what would she look
took burst
one on our starboard ,
dition Call Ext. 8210, "Should the United States revenge f
bulkhead-that was all," says Lan- Five room bungalow and garage, oil mother of the bridegroom consented its Bataan heroes "
circulating heater: F,H,A. payments I to the marriage. by inflicting I FRED BUSH, S2c: "Ask 'err,
dry.Just when the I $2292: monthly' : $915 down payment. Mayor Alsop wished the Duan's cruel torture upon captured Japa- their favorite radio show, wha.,
crew was enjoy- 1213 .
Stimson Street 29J63.19U nese? i
ing a sigh of relief, Landry recounts -I Hudson Sedan5: tires In !rood good luck yesterday and invited comic they like best or what qual-
the electrical system short condition: radio< : heater: very !good mechanical I the seaman to call at the City Hall I I. T. FRAZIER S2c: "What is ities they think makes a good

ed out and caught fire. "The plane C Murphy condition Ext 8221.Call Lt?('g) Francis with his wife and new son. your opinion about a Fourth Term Navy officer

captain tried to rip it out but the 19 40 Ford Convertible Call Lt. Shaw, ---- -- -
shock knocked him back againstthe II Ext 8497Bedroom Cecil Field Oficers Decorated
suite. living room suite, dinette -
bulkhead. I finally managed to suite, 120-A Housing( Area) Cecil
pull out the plugs and fuses andwe I Field or Call Ext. 214, Cecil Field before .rtfl i I )". ; ,JU
got the fire under control. 1630 Thursday j ; .. .
1941 Ford business coupe. With : .
Thief Aviation I'llot'lIn: I radio. healer and good tires Call :392 I I //J "
ney, the third pilot, took over the or 2-4303. Lt. Bailey .. '
control soon after that and I.t. I -"= 'iill/JilJ'/ "
Pack came bark to the nay ta-
ble. lie just stood there withoutsajlnc I Ir
a word-he wa i completely Navy Radio ProgramsThursday"Lucky d 1 r- M ..k''}

shinned. He was holding
u picture of his wife and babv'- Rag"WMBK
and looking at it with a faraway I -2030-2055

look In his ejes. The plane
1'rlday-"Nav' Wing!
raptaln and 1 started to laugh at y ,
what we had just been throughand I WJ.X210021S0TUl""idalng b
that must have relieved Lt.1'ack's b tl 4I
tension. He put Ills arm
around each of us, smiled, and! I ica"-\VJ l i 2100-2130.'mer-I

said, rprry Christmas, bojs.' _
To add insult to injury, the PBY with the U. S. navy. Names made .
had to make a crash landing at I I famous in World War II-.Pearl I

Guadalcanal for its nose wheel was Harbor, Wake Island, Midway, I fa
jammed. | Guadalcanal-run through the sto-

"But a crash landing on our own ries he can tell. But the Christmas
field was nothing after what we'd'' story of 1942 is the corker of them

been through," Landry says: em- all and if you want to verify it,
phatically.Chief I why just ask one of the PBY instructors -

Landry Is a native of Nova 1 at this Station Lt. The three officers above, from left to right Lieutenant ('hart.." W, Conal' ser,, Norman: .t ((If''S9 and
Scotia. He has crammed 2100 hoursin liam L. Pack, USN, who Wil-j R.V.. Stone, recently received the Presidential' tin it Citation for service aboard the T SS Knt: 'rpri3e.
the air as a radioman and gunner the sea between devils himself They are stationed at <><'il Field, and the presentation was made by Comdr. William O Burch, recently I
luring his three years service upon a time. detached from duty at that station.


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