Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 23, 1944
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
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2, No. 1t 23 March, 1944

An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command
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t Sailors Read, Study V-12 Examinations Hope EditionIs i Late Spurt Needed

f ft t M Q : For This Station AvailableThe 16 :March edition of the ; To Make Red Cross

[: Coming on 3 AprilThe Jax uation Air exercise News, featuring for Aircrew-grad- I Drive A SuccessThe

men, and the Bob Hope !how' ,

14+ Navy's V-12 Program, was the most popular In the history Red Cross War Fund Cam-
which of the Station newspaper.
has been
temporarily closed,
palgn aboard this Station goes into
I reopens next month.Examinations I Requests for extra copies were
1 t are scheduled at I numerous and for a short time its final phase with a total of only

ifl, a a I this Station on 3 April, and the I they could not be met, due tolack $2,800 turned into headquarters to
deadline for qualified candidates I of a supply. However, an date.
1 I I to make application for the V-12 additional number of the papers '
The drive continues 1
tests has been set for 1 April. I have been obtained, and
Qualified enlisted men, ambitious anyone wishing copies, either April, and Red Cross officials are :
4 4t to become commissioned Offi- i for themselves or to send to hopeful that the campaign figure

u cers in the Navy, are to file their: ,I friends may obtain !same' from will spurt upwards in the home
rt V-12 applications at the Mainslde the JAX' AIR NKWS office, I
I stretch. The campaign opened 1
Educational Office, located in building 954 (Administration I I March.
Room 225 of the I Annex), Room 220, telephone I!
I Captain Arthur Gavin, Commandant *
i Annex. A AdministratiOn.
N cational record I of the Station, is serve
the ing as Honorary Chairman of the

V The application.V-12 quota for the Naval Ship's Service Red Cross War Fund Campaignand
Air Operational Comdr. R. R. Marken Senior
Training Command

is 91, of which an unspecified Boasts LatestIn Chaplain, is executive chairman.
r xa number will be selected from Ralph Studebakerof .
A this Station. the Red Cross announced he
.", -A I Sailors earning V-12 opportunities DesigningCompletely would like to have a financial report

: Je it newspapers, magazines history books, fiction, scientific articles, will begin their college or university remodeled in the latest from all department head
or any one of a score of other things, the Main Station Library located training on 1 July. Applicants style and boasting of many new by noon today.Meanwhile .
topside in the Recreation has of material for should have all contributionswill
Building plenty ready general knowledge features, the NATTL: Ship's Service
Navy personnel, and they unquestionably make good use of it. The of high school algebra, geometry was reopened last week to serve be welcomed and may begoh'en
informal picture above, was taken "unbeknown'st' to the boys and I English and history. Training Center personnel. The designing to unit officers or turned
offers idea of the to which the Following the In at Red Cross headquarters located .
just a good average use library is put are qualifications and work was under the
almost every hour of the day. necessary for V-12 applicants: supervision of Lieut. J. D. Patterson in Building 39 at the Main.side. .
-- -- -- --- ------ ------ Be
a. on active duty.
Ship's Service Officer. I
b. Be a male citizen of the USA. I In conjunction with the nation.
Services available in the
1 New Regulation On Wings Provides I' c. Be morally and physically I new store range from a photo classy wide Red Cross campaign, General
I I Dwight Eisenhower endorsed
qualified for commissioned rank. the
graphic counter to and
Added ARM StudentsThe popcorn fund and declared
Incentive For The physical requirements are : milk shakes. The counter area ex- I "The Red Crossis
I Height-minimum 5 ft. 5Ja in., doing a fine job-one which
tends over 320 feet,
New Navy regulation award- 1 allowing rapid
----- --- I maximum 6 ft. 4 in should warm the heart and stir \
ing wings to aircrewmen upon ) Vision-18/20 each corrective to service. Included are two soft the pride of every past and future
completion of their operational War Bond Sales 20/20, color perception normal. drink bars, with complete fountain contributor."
training (is meeting great favor Weight--In proportion to height. service; a milk, coffee and : Speaking for the Navy, Admiral
,with ARM students at NATTC. Top 30 MillionFor I Teeth-20 vital, serviceable, permanent doughnut bar; tobacco, magazine Harold R. Stark commended the
A survey of opinion at ARM I teeth including 4 opposed and candy counters; a bargain Red Cross for its services oversea
School, where our future Naval the fourth time since the molars 2 of which are directly I counter and others. Seven tele- and said "I urge you to open your
aircrewmen are learning the intricacies Navy War bond program was in- I 1 I opposed on each side of dental phone booths are in the building. hearts and your purses to the Red '
of radio operation reveals I I The inside lay-out of the store
arch, and1 Cross
} directly incisors call. In
opposed doing you are
that the order has boosted incentive The lion: \MUH !?Gtt":11 J was considered so good that pictures providing a home away from home,
among the men. Formerly I Assistant\! Secretary of | d. Have a minimum education of of it were requested by the with all it means to comfort, mo. .
\ graduated aircrewmen had to serve : for Air, In a recent congratulatory i graduation from high school witha Naval Bureau of Personnel at I rale fighting edge and victory."
three months in a combat squadron I, letter to Capt. Arthur Gavin creditable scholarship rating, Washington. The deck has been re- l I First Jacksonville appearance of
as members of a plane crew I commandant, said: "Feel-j I preferably in the top half of their laid with composition tiling, and ,, the AAFTAC Symphonette orches.
before they were allowed to wear |lIng ON I do concerning the ins-I I graduating class, and a maximum the ceiling is decorated with ships'wheels tra under the direction of S/Sgt.
the aircrew insignia. I :portance of obtaining a very education of not more than three propellers, life preservers, Victor Manusevitch will be at 2030
Typical of the comments was the I high |percentage of participation I years of college completed or if and models of bombs and airplanes I tonight IB the auditorium of the
statement made by B: Ray McCon- Bulkheads are tile, set off by glass'
I for both civilian and Naval personnel a high school graduate have 'leorge: Washington Hotel with all
nen, S2c Class R-31, of Pelham, I 1 through systematic say I i been in attendance at or acceptedfor bricks, mirrors and actual ships' proceeds going to the Red Cross
r.' N. Y., "The new idea Is swell. To I Ings in the 'Naxy manner,' It la I I matriculation by an accredited pot'tholes. Full sanitary equipmenthas Tickets for the concert may be obtained .
many pilots, their wings mean ,I ;, with a great deal of college or universtiy. Men who been installed. from the Welfare
more than increased pay and rank that I extend to have had college training should Coin view machines remain the Office
i I you topside, Recreation
I Building The
-and that's the I feel about method of The store's
way personnel at your sIncerity'j I j generally have demonstrated by payment. tariff is $1.10.Buy .
my aircrew wings- -something intangible my hearty (' their academic records their abilityto employee force consists of 80 girls. "
but mighty important." ,I the splendid results .. pursue college work success Lieut Patterson announced the :!. -
Pfc. Arthur J. Campbell, USMC, I date." fully. Experience in the Navy V-12 store will be open continuouslyfrom Buy War BondsOr
Class R-26, of Medford, Mass., _____________u ___ __ : Program has indicated clearly that 0700 to 2100 daily and 0800 to
said, "I've a greater incentive to (antinurd onto two I Continued on pace two 1800 on Sunday. Bye, Bye 1'rwxloni
apply myself to a sometimes tedious .
-- ---- ---- ----- -- ----- -- ---

wear training the green program.of the I'm Marines proudto 'Playful Puppies In Peacetime Become Dangerous B
and I'll be doubly proud to wear

my Said aircrew Pvt. Jack wings.D."Mapes, USMC. i Dogs In Wartime; 36 1<-9 's Serve Country Here I

Class R-27, of Royal Oak, Mich.: ,
who with air- ----
"People see a man I
crew wings know that he has I As u civilian canine, pampered, :
Around The Rosie? Well !
done a certain amount of work and : pet and the children's playmate, Ring jot Exactly
is qualified to perform important he was everyone's friend '
duties. Pilot officers long have As a military mutt enlisted in 1
_. n distinguished by their wings. the Army trained by the Coast '.. "if' ;7 J : .
v the same is true of the men Guard and used by the Navy here, tr t
he's everyone's r .
10 fly with them. enemy. 'iW' ':
Next Ernest R. Smith, Marine That, In a nutshell, is the story I'w "
orporal. Class R-22. of Charleston of the K-9 Corps War Dogs now ,
S. C.: "I think awarding air- on duty aboard this Station. ,
crew wings to radio gunners after Before Pearl Harbor "Bowser" ; .
operational training, rather than snuggled his cold nose in his mas- 3 ',
after three months of combat is a ter's lap, chased a rubber ball and y., '
chan? for the better." was as happy as a pig in the sun.
Being an alrtrewman is something I Then the war came and Uncle Sam ,
special, and one should wear issued an urgent call to the nation
something to prove it." I for K-9 Corps Dogs It was prob- SW

James M. McDonald, S2c, Class ably the hardest thing American t v
R.of: / Boston : "It used to be kids ever had to do, but they did '' 11
that all the boys wanted to make I it--enlisted their dogs in the Army, I t

ARM3c and wear that "Crow"; and more than one heart-broken I n .
they still want that but perhapseven II' child made a flag with one star
more want to qualify for their and hung it on the door of the I
wings And that's the way I feel, I dog house in fond remembrance I
too" of a four-legged pal.
A similar opinion was voiced by Today there are 36 liuoky ;
Philip Dobken, S2c, Class R-29, of trigger-toothed dogs serving a*
North Bergen, N. J., who added, guards on this dtation. Theirmasters
"Now I have a real incentive' to now are not the kiddies ,
me work hard." who used to hug them to their ato k : '
( -- ----- tI -- hearts, but are member of the z' f: ,

i'te:arl on Wets United State Coast Guard. ,i '..At. ,,
( N DIEGO fCNS)-Lt. Col. Each dog Is assigned to his master ;,. .. ""'f ...., ''
FordyCtS Carlson, leader of who is the only man to handle # i
Carlson's Marine Raiders in the him. The beginning of this beau- Coast Guardsmen in the picture above are shown taking their K-9{) Corps War Dogs out for a walk:
Marshall Islands campaign, and tiful friendship started in an Army near the kennels on this Station. The disciplined sentry dogs trot along at their master's heels, but are 1
Mrs. Peggy Tatum Whyte, of La camp. The dogs went through their held on leash lest they attack one another or an unsuspecting bystander. Upper left is Rex, a black. _
Jolla, Calif., were married here "boot camp" training at Fort Rob coated Dobcrman-Pinscher, who is crawling along the ground in a trick intended for advancing in the
recently. CatUa .. pate ttm face of'enemy machine gun fire. Upper right la Susie, a I koen-eyed German Shepherd, on the lookout. _




Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 23 March, 1944A

Views Of Remodeled NATTC Ship's Service



Folks you just don't know won 17 Units i
dcrful it is to be back on the job __ 1
after five weeks of forced leave Allotment Goal
due to illness. It is with regret
that I find so many others on sick Seventeen NATTC units which .. ,
leave, especially to learn that our Ii achieved 100 per cent War Bond "
very much liked supervisor, Mr allotment records were treated to .. 4.
Charles Callaham is out becauseof a special show'and dinner 13 Marchat : ; : .
a recent appendectomy. He is NATTC in honor of their outstanding
progressing nicely and all his accomplishment.Capt. ::2 : .
friends wish for him a speedy recovery J. B. Lynch, Commanding s
NATTC, and other officers attended ;.
There are several who have returned with the Captain expressing his : :
to Production Control after appreciation to the men for their I .
having been ill in hospitals or their complete participation in the Y l
homes, who wish to express, Navy's War Bond Program.The .
through this column, their sincere honored units are Marine
appreciation for the thoughtfulness Squadrons 4 and 7, Navy Bks 3 rt
shown by their friends in the flow and 6, and Shfp's Company Div-
ers, messages cards, etc., received isions of Personnel, Mess Halls.
during their sick leave. Those ex Radar School, Public Relations. Qa M
pressing themselves are: Mrs. Julia Physical Training i Ordnance I
E. Norton Miss Inez Wilson, School, Ship's Service, Technical
Fred Davidson, and "me." Training, AGO School, Commissary --' -- r
would like to issue another invitation School 4E'
I Disbursing, Bombsight V-12 Examinations
to both service folk and and Ordnanceman's "T" School I
civilians to send in to me any news [ -- For This Station
of interest about themselves, their I Scheduled 3 April I
friends, or their families. Why
not give some news of how many Mrs. E. E. SmithViceChairman <'..
you have in your family servingin .. a background of high school
the armed forces or in a vital courses in elementary algebra and yw e .
war industry Or perhaps, some plane geometry are necessary; in nr ,
\olunteerservicegroup? Who has A change in committee membership addition to a course in trigonometry -w
the most members in these of the Naval Air Station Unit is desirable. Enlisted men I
groups? of the Red Cross is announced to- without the requirements indicated I
How about it folks You give day by Mrs. A. C. McFall, chair- above shall not be recommended I
me the 'info' and I'll send it on to unless the Commanding Officer
the Jax Air News. How about man.With of Mrs. E considers him to be an outstanding
the departure .
phoning me20514.In Mrs. E. E. Smith will candidate and possesses adequate
W. Litch
Shop 22 Mr. West gives mesome mathematical aptitude.e. .
news of his "shop family." i become vice chairman in chargeof I' Be between 17th and 23 rt
that two of the girls the Unit's workroom. submitted
It seems birthday on day application is
clipped away and became Mrs. I Mrs. Smith is a pioneer of the i ;,r .
Now there are Mr. and Mrs. LarryJ. organization and one of the most f. Be unmarried, and agree to 4
Massey (the is AM2c Navy), capable workers with hundreds of remain unmarried until commis 1' /
and Staff Sgt (Marines) James I hours of service to her credit. sinned unless sooner released by; kq
E. Coffee and the Mrs. The brides Three new instructors are also the Navy Department.g. rV
are the former Miss Lois F. Waddell announced. They are Mrs. H. S. Be recommended by their
( Navy)L and Miss Ruth Nas- Duckworth, Mrs. Fred Gage, and Commanding Officer for this,
sift (Marine). I Mrs. A. C. Coolidge and will assist training. F ,
I Mrs. George Sidenberg who has I ---
found her instructor's task a busy .
I one with so many welcome new- War Bond Sales Two views of the recently reopened NATTC Ship's Service, considered
comers to the Unit. Top 30 Million one of the best of such stores in the land Bottom photo show
I Among those who have recently the first inspection of the remodeled store In the foreground at left
joined the Tuesday and Friday Continued from pose one ate Capt. J. B. Lynch Commanding NATTC. Lieut. J. D, Patterson,
sessions-devoted to making surgical auguraled total monthly sales in Ship's Service Officer; and Lieut Col W. T. Evans Commanding MAD.
NEW YORK A barnacle-stud dressings in the Sunday' February jumped over the 30- I Top scene shows one wing of the building, with its ample space and
million mark the official figure extensive counter area.
I Mrs. J. J. Duke,
ded old salt retiring after 30 yearsin School room-are
----- -- -- ----
3030241875. ------
decided that the best : Mrs. Ronald Faber, Mrs. Robert' being
way to Navy pass his fading'years was Eifler and Mrs.Mrs.C. H. Haysley.Smith were Navy 1126810 allotments with as 90,925 of 29 Feb.new. Legal Assistance Officers Sigh .n.nIt's
to buy a saloon in New York. I Others are Raymond allotments registered during the
He old tavern board Mrs. T. K. Wright Mrs. C. M. bad to have to
bought an month. The Marine Corps allot- enough fig- -----
ed it and began to paint and redecorate Jones, Mrs W A. Schoech. Mrs. tax Administration Annex. During
up Wormer ment total was increased by 9,322 ure out on e income report, : ,
it. After a week had passed I Dick Higgins, Mrs. A. H. Van to total 152157. and the CoastGuard i but when you have to fill out over February the 1... A. officers prepared -
residents of the area gathered I and Mrs. Fred Harrer. gained 5,226 to bring its to- 1,000 complicated forms in two over 500 papers and in Jan
wives who have evena
outside and knocked on the door. I All service tal to 66308. weeks-well, that's tough! ]I
few hours a week to give the figure was above 150.
"When are you going to open spare This Station ranked second The Legal Assistance Office for uary -
up?" their spokesman, asked i to the Red Cross arc urged to join among the Naval Air Stations of the Mainside did just that duringthe I The Legal Assistance Office

"We'd like to patronize jour the Unit. the nation in the efficiency index last two hectic weeks before ,, pointed out that anyone who haw.
place." -----.- for February with a rating of the deadline for filing income tax not filed an income tax report and
"Open up!" the old sailor hol- Buy, Buy War Bonds", 1464 Pensacola topped the list fell on 15 March. I who owes a tax will be penalizedfive
letcd "I'll never open up. I bought Or with 166.9. February "E" bond Between 1 March and 15 March per cent of the amount of the
this place for myself!" Bye, Bye Freedom sales on this Station totaled $312- the Legal Assistance Officers pre- I tax for the first 30 days and an
093.7:5.: Employes of the payroll pared papers for over 1.000 Naval I additional five per cent for each
plan numbered 97.1 per cent. and civilian personnel. The late extra 30 days that they fail to
.' -- --- ------ rush found long lines continually file. The maximum penalty is 25
I Il in the Legal) Office located in the per cent of the amount of the tax.

Knox l Reports Navy VF 5 Honored

Expanding RapidlyOnce I -

: < "; IH1 .n_

rJ't i every two hours an Amen
: can flag is run up a mast and anew
. ft.. '. I 1.j i.ryal t fleet ship joins the gigantic U. S

This rate of commissioning was r'i rw

:: ... disclosed in Washington last week
Is2ft by Secretary of the Navy Frank 1

,. Knox. who said the Navy will not
reach its maximum strength until)
mid 1945.
Secretary Knox and Vice Admiral -
/'' Randall Jacobs, Chief of the
Bureau of Personnel, said the ',
Navy's strength! -2,510,000. including I Ii .
i WAVES-must be expanded 1 ,
to more than 3,000,000 by the
end of the year. Adm. Jacobs put () *
the figure at 3,700,000 in the Navy I
[ Marines and Coast! Guard.
I The U. S Fleet has 4,167 vessels I
Secretary Knox reported, and I rkr
I an average of 11.7 ships a day is
expected to be commissioned in the
current calendar year. The average 414c/

Knox continued, covers only S
seagoing vessels, not oil barges, '
w? J liMtVNI miscellaneous amphibious craft

and those used in coastal and harbor ....
'( '
k .. areas. -1' -.._ .'fI1!

I. -----a---- Lt. Comdr. Archie Frecls of squadron VF 5 on this Station acceptedthe
Lieut Garnar Mglloy, high ranking War Bond Honor pennant from Capt. Arthur Gavin, commandant
I only borrowed it sir, I've got to show I'm tennis star who was stationed at ceremonies Saturday morning. At right is Lt. (jg) Helen Clemson
here in 3942, Is now skipper of a of the War Bonds office. The pennant signifies 00 per cent participation -
head of this cleaning detail somehow. ub chaser In the Pacific area in the nayal allotment program.


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23 March, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Pago Three

What The Well Dressed WAVE Will Wear 1 Popular Chaplain

7iDi ea; m .ar



By Edith Brlnkworth, YSc

Sixteen WAVES will take part
in an Easter musical to be pre-
sented at the Air Gunnels' Schoolat
Yellow Water, Wednesday April '
.a Y6s 12. S/Sgt. J. Merrlt will direct the ,i+ I
production. WAVES who are ex-
pected to take part are Lillian i

Finn, Nora Ryan, Mary Cody Bet-
ty Rosenstron, Beechie Moesta B. ',... .3 :

J. Hughes, Margaret Bates, Bennie :
Miller Nelda Vines, Clara

Snow, Gloria Roger, Alice Wood-
ard, Louise Yates, Estelle Schmidt I
Ruth Sternberg and Betty George. I

The Softball team for WAVES I .

St 9 is now being organized and practice '
r games will begin next week Catholic Chaplain Lieut. (jg)
I) ( IU with the leagues being scheduledfor Godfray J. Reilly who in his eight
i k play the first week of April. months at NATTC aided hundredsof
Ensign Verla Hill will sponsor the Training Center men, has been

t ( '4 team. Girls who have not been con- detached.
f tacted and who wish to play are Chaplain Reilly has been assign.

requested to contact Miss Hill in ed to a Marine Corps unit, but

.. the mornings by calling 8381. military reasons prevent the announcement
The first step toward the or- of his destination. In
'" ganization of the leagues has been his tenure here, he made many
the selection of the captains for friends and was extremely popular
the prospective teams. They are: with enlisted men and officers. The
Mary Sulzbacher, VPB1; Wutke, best wishes of all NATTC person-
I[ Unit No. 2, Jane Hammond, Yard nel who knew the Chaplain will
I Department; Louise Trautwein, accompany him on his new venture.
aerology: Virginia Sparks Opera-
4 ia I tions; B. J. Hughes, Communication -
; Winifred Biackin Radio Central Marine Based On

: Virginia Lowton, or Phyllis
Poole, Personnel; Rose Walsh VM Station Awarded
I'Unit: Betty Bickford, Dispensary;

Blankenship, Parachute Loft, Fan- 'Crewman WingsOfficials
,'nm. Synthetic; Kay Hinkle, N. A.

; O. T. C.: Mary Eoothe Rhoda of this Station announced -

I Thor pason, A&R; Louise Hartwlg recently that Corp. Carl J.
Supply; Irene Kidd Ship's Store Fendrick of Gahon. Ohio, has been .
1 I Ashore: Lorraine Parker, Hangar awarded the first silver and gold
I 115: Blainn. WAVES unit; MarJorie I! wings of a naval aircrewman to

I Pecorara, VFJo; Bearse I be presented to Marine Corps per-
VF5:> (ground school) ; Mary Whit- of
I sonnel following completion operational
r tier . The WAVES officers training.The .
I will also form a team and play ii
e I the league. wings were pinned on the

Betty Trelford, Y2c, of VF. and 19-year-old crewman at a brief
t Eleanor Murray, Sp"S"3c, of the ceremony by Lieut. Col. W. T.
Evans head of the Marine Aviation :
Physical Training Department, will
.. at the Air Sta
report April 6 for officers trainingat
... ">;. ....', .. 4. Northampton.The tion. Major Sumner H. Whitten

"The one-piece dress of the WAVES' summer uniform, is comfortable practical for work, and convenIently swimming pool is open for Marine Corps Training and Liaison
laundered. It will be worn on the station with or without jacket and tie" states Lieut. Gladys swimmers and the regular water officer, who was in attendance,
number of additional
Price (1)), WAVES Administrator for the Station, modeling one of the new gray and white striped seer- training and Instruction programis stated that a
sucker uniforms; (2) Dorothy Booth, Sic and Lena Allred, AMM3c show the uniform without jacket, (3) scheduled to begin sometime Marine aircrewmen were finishing
at the Air Sta-
with jacket; (4)| Lena Allred, AMM3c and Dorothy Booth, Sic without jacket after the first of April, reports operational training
__ O' _.__ ---'- _. -- --- ------ ., Lieut. (jg) Katherine Rahl. tion and would soon be awardedthe
Ensign Blanche Woodard and prized wings. .

: Petty Officers Two Men Sacrifice Rate In Order ToGo Lieut. (jg) William Haggard were I Corporal Fenderick son of Mr.
married at the Protestant Chapel and Mrs C. H. Fendrick of Calion,
enlisted on March 10, 1943, receiving
Branch Of ServiceEven I" Continued on parr seven
Learn First Aid Into Aviation his "boot" training at

.. identified with the United States Parris Island S. C. He then
tho it cost Richard Black attended radio school at the Naval
1 flag. what do you associatethe
Twenty-seven petty officers have of Los Angeles and William Dur- I name of Clara: Barton? Air Technical Training Center at
qualified as first aid Red Cross In- niak, of New York, a reduction in 6 Frances Scott Key wrote the the Jacksonville Naval Air Station
structors following an intensivetwo where he an honor grad
rate they are highly pleased to Star Spangled Banner during the
weeks' course held at the Main ,
le uate and received the rating of
bombardment of fort
Dispensary. These men who were be here at NATTC. Both men i a on September first class.
13 1814. Was It Fort Knox. private
have been switched from the Seabees -
trained by the Red Cross, are now
able to teach other bluejackets and into the aviation branch of Fort McHenry. Fort Sam Houston Ills next assignmsnt was ad..
Marines the fundamentals of first the Navy and are here for Instruc- Fort Marion or Fort Sheridan vanced radio training at NATT-
aid.. tion In the AEM school. ? Center after which he was enrolledin
After months of construction I 7.. Bob Hope was born In Eng, the Naval Air Gunners School at
The men who qualified were: work these two men have been as- land. True or false? Yellow Water, an auxiliary of the \
Charles J. Boland. PhM2c; ThomasJ. signed to their civilian specialties m 8. The leader of Murder. Inc. Air Station. Graduating there in
Kesson, PhM3c; Edward J. Mc- of electrical maintenance work for a gang of New York killers, died the first 20 per cent of his class
Cann. HA2c; Ralston B. Stone aircraft. Although both were key I m the electric chair last w<*ekJX he was advanced to the rate of

Kenneth PhMlc; Ernest V. Wilson R. Wilson, PhM2c: PhM2c; R.: L.; men in aircraft factories, and both II QUESTIONS j > you recall his name? corporal and was assigned to operational
9. Who is Commander In Chief
because considered gunnery training at Jack
signed up they ,.
Byers PhM2e; William Mariami, their experience needed there (ANSWERS ARE PRINTED ON of the U. S. Pacific Fleet? sonville headquarters of the Naval
PhMSc PAGE 8.) 10. Before Frank Knox was appointed -
proved to be a still greater need Air Operational Training Com
T. M. Little. Allen McRae; F. for electricians in the Seabees so 1. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Thomas Secretary of Navy by Pres- mand. At Jacksonville he trainedas
B. Stafford SK3c: W. J. Brook- Black and Durniak were packedOff Dewey, Al Smith Herbert Leh- ident Roosevelt, he was: ((1) an a radioman-gunner in patrol
shire. AMM3c: F. Bryon, AMM3c; to Camp Perry. man, James Farley Nathan Miller utilities attorney; ((2)) a Chicago bombers.
.-A. N. Fuller, AM3c: J. N. Phlegar, Black who prior to coming into and Charles E. Hughes have all newspaper publisher; ((3): ) a ship ---'- ----.
AM3c; Dennis Marchman, yard owner (4) a fashion designer -
had been trouble
the Navy a been prominent in New York at
; Milton M. Evans, ACMM; ; or ((5)I) Governor of Illinois? Buy Buy War Bond:
I' D. Knuckel, AM2c; S. A. Schul- shooter in the test flight phase for one time or another but one of .n._ _.. _
the Ferry Command soon becamea these men was never governor of
SPP)3c( ; James E. Brovvnell combination of electrician, carpenter the state. Which one? Marine Gets crewman's Wings
James L. Warner PR3c,
; post hole digger and tractor 2. What well known figure out
O. Harbison, PRlc JohnM.
George :
operator Durniak, who joined a feather in his hat and called
Simmons, CSPA( ) ; Harold him shortly, also had a wide va- it maccaroni ?
Mills. SK3c; T. M. Cowan. SKlc;; riety of non electrical Jobs. This 3. Mort Cooper and Joe Gordon 1
William E. Dowda, AOM2c; W. J. I was because they were part of a I, were chosen the most valuable!

Rlnez AOM2c. I,small vanguard of men sent in players in the majors for 1942,
-- -- to help construct the camp. "It I but can you name the most valuable
'.was a rough life," says Black. "We players for the National and
Invite Officers To cut the timber, drained swamp- I American leagues last season?

Dance Friday Night land, and built the barracks. Fora 4. In what cities are these re'-
short while there was no running leges or universities located: Notre
Panhellenlc and the Junior Wo- I water, so we weren't requiredto Dame, University of Florida. Harvard : -
man's Club cordially invite Naval shave. Our barber was a 2nd Columbia U., Minnesota U..
and Coast Guard: officers to an- class carpenter and the chief cook and University of California. Get
other of their regular formal was a 3d:: class metalsmith. We three out of six.
dances on Friday, 24 March, at ) sported some fancy looking hair- 5. The name of Betsy Rosa is
the Woman's Club, from 2100 un- cuts but the food was swell.
til 2400. An orchestra from this It normally requires from 12 to arrive In five days quarters were
station has been engaged to play. 14 hours to set up a prefabricated : built in that length of time, com-
The Woman's! Club. is located on "Quonset" type hut. At plete in every detail.
corner of Riverside Ave. and Camp Perry, the Seabees averaged Its no wonder that General Vandergrlft and liaison
.J e Major S. II Whitten, Marine Corps training officer con
Marines remarked
three hours and forty minutes, of the -
{ st Street. first Marine to win
gratulates Corp Carl J. Fendrick. aircrewman's
( with foundation, oil heat "The Seabees are a remarkable
i As is the custom at these complete wings completion of operational training at Jacksonville Naval
outfit. Thev building roads! so upon
and electrical wiring! As fast as are
I onthly dances, all officers are In- fast in the Pacific theatre the Jape Air Station. Lieut. Col. W. T. Evans (right), head of Marine Aviation
I ladies huts were constructed new men
ted but invitations for Detachment at Naval Air Technical Training Center, pinned on the
for of -
. ire limited to members of the were moved In. When It was learned are usingthem avenues
hostess organizations that fifty new officers would : !" wings.



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The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly) at the U. S [ j ;
Naval Air Station. Jacksonville Florida, by the Public \ J
.. Relations Office at no expense to the. government Copies
are distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval By COMMANDER R. R. MARKEN, (ChC). USN
Personnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Tech. I I
nice Training Center the Headquarters of the Naval All II
Operational Training Command Naval Auxiliary Air Station The Holy Season of Lent <
Naval Auxiliary I Air Station,
Green Cove Springs : I
Ocll Field: Naval: Air Gunners' School, the U. s Navallloapital 1 of Lent, In the Christian
nnd Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities Mayport. I I I The forty days year,
are a commemoration Jesus' sojourn in the wil-

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFnll. USN derness. Some time during this long and lonely]
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training pilgrimage, perhaps at the end. came the temptations
which are recorded in the Gospels.
Arthur Gavin. USN.
Captain Commandant Lent brings us into Holy Week. This briefer period -
Jacksonville Naval Air Station is a commemoration of the days in JerusalemJust

preceding the pitiful, glorious, saving passionof
Captain Joseph B. Lynch, A-VG), USNR
Commanding Officer our Lord.
Naval Air Technical Training Center / \ It is significant that both experiences served to
bring home to Jesus the -will' of God for His life.
), USN.:
Captain CommandinglOfficerlC Likewise this Lenten period may be a time in whichwe

U. S. Naval Hospital 1 4 as individuals, and as a church, may learn the

Dolecek, USN: will of God.
Commander Edward E. \.:.
Commanding Officer : Lent is not merely a traditional observance but
Naval Air Gunners' School season of personal quiet for the growth of the sou ao .

Commander William H. Ashford. Jr., USN.Commanding in wisdom, and the cultivation of the spiritual
Officer.Naval Lenten retirement offers an opportunity to be alone
Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove Spilngs .. : with the Holy.Spirit.] It is a starved life that many

Commander souls, many Christian souls, live in the midst of
) Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field iiAut plenty
In the Lenten season Christ is saying again to
Lieut. Col. Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Ret), the thoughtful, "Come ye apart. Learn of me.

Commanding Marine Barracks Officer, Some things are Important others imperative."
.rs:a, vs.x+;;aatiY wa: : :uwa:. At all times He is "nearer than hands and feet",
Lieut Cot. William T. Evans. USMC (Ret). but we arc so slow to sense this nearness, when to
\' Marine Commanding Aviation! Officer Detachment \.eUT DAD, HAROLD'S A CORP6RAL AND_HE_ SAYS THE GOVERNMENT realize it would transform all our living.At .

1 f Ts US JO ELECTRICITXV I this Lenten season let us seek Him while He
.. The JAX AIR NEW receives Camp Newspaper Servicematerial. !:_ __ :?___ __ ___ I may be foimd.
l. Rcpubllcatlon of credited matter prohibited -----
: without permission of CNS. War Department, :205 E. Playful Puppies In strictly forbid "dating." "Let me be a little kinder
42nit St. N. Y. C. Perhaps the only remaining resemblance Let me be a little blinderTo
t Peacetime Become today between the civ- the fault of those about me;

In War ilian dog of yesterday and the military Lt me praise a little more
; What A Pace Dangerous dog of today is in name, tor Let me be, when I am weary,
Coatlautd from pale one monick Just a little bit more cheery
The of Bob Hope and his 1 they retain their pie-war ;
appearance inson, Neb., and so did the Coast ers. It seems strange to see a Let me serve a little better
troupe on the station more than a week ago Guardsmen.If Coast Guardsman calling a growlIng : Those that 1 am striving for;

brought this frequent comment, "Gad, whata the Coast" Guardsmen stationed snarling dog Baby, Tahiti, Let me be a little braver;
on sentry duty with dogs here, Rover, Susie, Prince, Rex, Count, Let me strive a little harder,
pace. How does he do it?" one was a former accountant, onea Duke, Max, Rockie, or Gertie, When temptation bids me warcr,

of the manner in which bookkeeper, another a farmer which are just a few of the namesof To be all that I should be;
Meaning course decorator and still Let me be little meeker
one an interior the dogs now on duty at the a
Bob Hope rushes from one camp and stationto another a juke box mechanic. They Jacksonville Naval Air Station With tho brother that is weaker;
in common, a love Let me think more of neighborAnd
in uniform. had one thing mi/
entertain the
another to men The dog's best friend is his master "
for animals, and it was at Fort a little less of me.
lie does this without extra compensation or Robinson that they learned how and each Coast Guardsmanhere
is as proud of his dog as a
. any selfish desire to capitalize on the extra to handle. powerful manmaulingdogs. sailor is of his ship. Asked if they'd From Other:Papers I

like to own their dogs after the
publicity.You Just as the Coast Guardsmenwere "
war, the C. G.'s chorused "yes.
can tell what this war means to Hope hardened mentally and tough- But Uncle Sam promised to return'
for military duty, Uniform
ened physically Does It
his usual banter of the dogs to their original owners
off from
:when he breaks I so were the dogs trained to vicious- I
and Bowser will trot home after
jokes and gives a few words of serious ad- I ness and the wartime art of leap- the war with an honorable discharge It is a peculiar thing what a uniform does to some
ing at an intruder's throat at a people-especially! the first two or three months.
", ice. He wants to do all he can to hasten our I given signal from his master.It issued to certificate servicemen.similar Of to that I Yes, any old salt will tell you he can spot a "fresh"
victory and he is doing it in the best way' was at Fort Robinson, the dogs serving in K-9 now are I sailor a mile away just by the way he walks. "The
where the dogs reported for duty, not fit for man or beast I fresher (in service) they are the tougher they try
he knows how. that aptitude tC'fots"ere given to under company conditions and to ?cK'c.a 3-year chief told us the other day.EXHAUST .-

It is easy to understand why Bob Hopeis find out which branch of the will be present"detrained" after the they war NAS, Glenview, Ill.
service they were bet! fitted for. --
so popular among servicemen everywhere.Not Some were trained for sentry and is won. They will be petted and

only because he is probably the outstanding attack; some to uncover enemy pampered again and put in a Learning LanguagesThe
friendly frame of mind mole
comedian of the day, but also becausehe positions; messenger dogs were .
so that they will be welcome
as optimists In
Germany are now learning English -
he trained to string! -
the "boys"
speaks the language I members of the communities from The pessimists are learning Russian.-THE
wire and transport mess-
likes to entertain. He understands them and' ; scouting dogs were taught which they "enlisted." MOSQUITO Boca ,Chica.
love and cheer him for it. Ked As for those dogs who die for ---- -- --- -- -
they how to !smell! out the enemy; --
not be wearing a uniform Crow dog search out lute their country, and many members AMUSEMENT CALENDARFREE
Bob Hope may of the K-9 Corps are giving their
but the service that he is rendering to the wounded through; ledge terrain dogs haul Impass-materials lives to save the lives of men, the

far and above War Department sends out the following MOVIESNumber
men in the armed forces is able to humans; and pack dogs
what is usually expected of an entertainerof carry food, water and equipment message to the dog's owner: ( after each show 1* plaNlng date at StudentOfficers'
"It is with regret: that I write AuUlioiium)
his caliber. And that is why he will alwaysbe to inform yo'of the death of...... ..... MAIN STATION AUDITOIUUM

4.0 (meaning perfect) with the men at the "All of the dogs here have serv-" donated by you for use in connec- Today--Two Man Submarine," Ann Savage, Tom
Station. Happy sail- ice records, just as you and I, explains tion with the armed forces of
Jacksonville Naval Air the Neal. Cartoon, Screen Mag., No. 22. (26).
Carl Ingle, SpD)3c( ) ,
United States. It is hoped that tho "
I Sunday-"Hca\cnly
Body Powell
Bob. Hedy
Jnd. of the attached -
Albany, one men
_IL..J::.. knowledge that this brave doc was Lamair. Cartoon. "Zoot Cat," Movietone News.
-- kennels aboard this
to the
killed in the service of our country 1271..
Station. The SpDog)3c) said in I :.::..
will mitigate the "
regret occasionedby Modnay "Four Jills in
Your a Jeep Carol Landis, Martha
Its LibraryIn these records will find eachdog.s
the news of his death Raye, Kay Francis, Mitzi Mayfalr, Tommy
serial number, shots, owner,
order to provide more opportunity for breed, and even eccentricities. Oddly -----'- i-- Doisey and Orchestra. March of Time. "South

Naval personnel to continue the reading they enough dogs do not wear dog Report Lost ArticlesTo American Front" (28).

have started in civilian life, the main tags; they have tattooed numberson Tuesday--"Hat Check Honey," Freddy Slack and
may Orchestra, Ted Weems and Orchestra, Leon Carroll -
bodies for identification. Commandant's Aide
until their
station library is now open every night The majority of the dogs here ) Grace McDonald. Variety shoit. ((29).

2200. are German Shepherds and Dober- Finders of articles that do not Wednesday-"Up In Arms," technicolor with Danny

It is a good idea to take advantage of man-Pinschers. Most of the Coast belong to them, at large on this Kaye, Diana Shore and the Gorgeous

this extra hour. It has been ordered for the Guardsmen said they prefer the I Station to the, should chief promptly of police, turn Yard themin Department Thursday-"Road Girls. Sports short to Happiness News of,"the John Day. (GOldJj;
because they are
benefit of everybody concerned and should Shepherds, short
and reliable under all circumstances building 914. Langley: city "World's Youngest Aviator IMag.
be welcomed by those who want to keep up I The sensitive Dobermans street, who in turn will deliver No. 19.

with the latest in the literary world. are more nervous and have been them Station to Post the Office Lost Property Office, N A l'TC
(Bldg. No.
Although it may not be widely realized, known to turn on their masters Enterprise Avenue, for return to, Friday, 1800" 2000-"KNICKERBOCKER HOLI

the library does receive regularly all the latest during excitement. That, however, the owners, if such owners can be DAY. Nelson Eddy, Constance Dowling and
is unusual and all the dogs are located. Charles Coburn. A tune-filled comedy. A costume
books-not only fiction, but specialized I sharply disciplined and continuously "The loser of any article shall farce of the 1650's.Sunday .

material as well. So, there is no excuse if trained so that they react instinctively immediately notify the Aide! to the 1330, 1530, 1800, 2000-"HOUR BEFORE

you fall behind in your reading during your to their master's slightest Commandant! (Ext. 373) so that THE DAWN," Veronica Lake, Franchot Tone. A

term of service. The Navy has provided gesture. the loss may be publicized promptly drama of Intrigue and espionage. .

ample facilities for you to keep up to date. The K-9's ranging In age in the plan of the day," it was I Monday and Tuesday" 1800 2000-"ONE THRILLING A
NIGHT. Tom BorelL
also Conway and Louis
from one to five yearn and in announced.
How about taking advantage of it? weight from 60 to 154 pounds, A tag with the name of the finder mystery movie.

__ consume about Its oandahaltpounds 'written thereon should be at- Wednesday, 1800, 2000-"TIIE HEAVENLY
of feed dall-of whichone tached to each article found. Los BODY," William Powell and Hedy Lamarr. A

'Just a Tip pound Is meat. They arc ers of articles should inquire at riotous romantic comedy with Powell's star-
trim and muscular, like a finely the "Lost Property Office." The gazing antics as the subject.
A word of caution to those who talk too trained athlete. lost article may have been found Other

much about what they used to do, and how The dogs accompany their Coast and turned In EntertainmentMAIN

in civilian life. Just --. ? ii--- hlUK
highly they were paid Guard masters at sentry post duty "
remember that this war isn't going to last from dark until dawn. They are Connie Mack, of the Philadelphia Friday-"Hats Off, USO musical revue.SaturdayShip's .

forever and the guys you are telling all those penned up separately and in mass Athletics, Is managing a baseball)) Dance at night

into some day when drills are on leash lest they tart team at the nge of 81. He's beenin NATTC
to run "fj'
things you
may Then a good old fashioned freeforallwith the game 59 years, a managerfor Today, Saturday, 1800, 2000 USO show, "
you aren't a sailor any more. you every dog for himself. Dogsof 43 years, led the Athletics to Off," vaudeville show featuring top
# might find it pretty embarrassing to live up both sexes are accepted for service nine pennants and! five world series singers and tricksters. The Air Raiders will

to all the stories you used to tell in the Navy. but stringent regulations provide the musical background.r" .


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t I 1:1.T J.,...... ..- Moonlight And- I It's FreeBy ;;'

: .
M Chaplain Harry Amtower, : ,

( nkingLBy Those of us who have paid a .
great price for education watch I,.
Y with fear and trembling as we : i
see thousands of men come : C
.... .. .,'!Ii. .
;; through the various Naval train
._ 4. .;...JJrJ" 1
-=-- ;; C "" ing courses. men I '
receive a technical training that <:
.. "' "' .' ;
: t 4 would cost hundreds of dollars in J

civilian life. What this trainingwill
mean back in civilian life we
" For the pastfew.veeks a lot of people have been afflicted can only guess, but those of us ,
who paid for our learning envy
'. .with colds which have resulted in the temporary loss of their I this unequalled opportunity for

voices. One of the many victjms, Chief W. C. Chandler, of men to secure an education free

the Seaman Guard, has a story worth telling. | of charge. However tough the way

It all started when Chief Chandler, although stricken with I may be in the Navy, we who faced
four to nine of
.. a cold, insisted that his division make a good showing at ryk ,I I w.ork know that years the greatest university obstacle

kk. personnel inspection. Came the day and Chandler was feel- I to an education Is lack of

JnSf* pretty good. He seemed to be recovering his "lost voice" w ,Jy financial resources.
I Here !in the Navy a man has the
and every indication pointed to a successful inspection.But < '
1 opportunity to secure a technical
then came the surprise. --- t education without financial
) any
Something went wrong and the form And Norfolk, accordingto ,>,j) !, .t y worries whatever. He is housed,
Captain discovered a few things a magazine article, is supposedto : fed, and clothed at the expenseof
the Seaman guard that be the worst town in the !
about war .. fiNr" the Navy. The instruments with
&didn't exactly m Chief Chandler country. Well ? which he works are furnished with-

(' happy. This so aroused him that t JiJA 1. ', ,.' out any charge to him. The one
he decided to teach his boys a les- SMOK1KS Chief .'+engll' "a" } : ," demand upon him is that he shall
son He drilled them strenuouslyfor older brother (also a Navy Chief), I the .. tne title learn all he can, and fit into a
Body" ( we mean
You: J1 be able to see "Heavenly oops
a solid hour and not even a has just arrived on this station for i program that is designed to win a
when at the Main Station auditoriumthis
of the of ), it plays !
picture, course
interfered with his determination If Police Chief
heavy rain duty gets war to preserve his right to returnto
Sunday and at the NATTCcnter on Wednesday. :yes, girl
to discipline them. shipped out now, there will be another a free way of life. Back into
she will be in the "HeavenlyBody"
I Why, that's Hedy Lamarr and seen
Chief Chandler finally was satis- Massengll to carry on with William Powell. that free life he can go with the
fied and he dismissed the company. Some of our politicians could takea : learning he has secured while in
;} But when a short time later he few easy lessons from Bob Hope the service. That learning may:

tried to speak well, you guessed I Ills one appearance here did Read Any Good Breez prove to be his bread and butter ,
It. He had lost his voice again! I more for the war effort than all in the future.
the bickering that goes on among We Chaplains can offer only
LOST, STRAYED, STOLEN-- home public officiate Even if Books Lately? Salty Humor From one admonition to the men on this
The boys over at the Post Office things don't seem too bright now Here And There station along this line. Make the
Directory are shedding crocodile you can always: depend) on the best of every opportunity given to '
tears in the hope that someone will American people to do the right you to learn After nearly nine
hoar them and help them out of thing in the end our history \\ovv years of university work this Cha-
their predicament. Their latest pet, proves it If you missed the "There's only one thing wrong plain knows a little of what the
Clarence, a gray Tom cat, has been "Purple Heart" when It played on with me, Blondie, I'm color blind." value of education really is. Because

missing for the past week and they the station see It by all means "You-all sho'. must S *be, mtstah" I the path of learning is

are very anxious to get him back. when It sets; to Jacksonville tough, don't give up. Mental effort -
So, if any of you know of his It given you a pretty, accurate picture That Man AgainAn is never easy. Study hard
whereabouts get in touch with this what kind of an enemy the Impressionable young recruitat I consult your instructors when nec-

writer. There will be a reward of Japs are Speaking of compartment Great Lakes had just listenedto I I essary, speak to your Chaplain
one Ship's Service milk shake. cleaners, they seem to Ms CPO deliver an effective when things seem too difficulthehas
v : dominate the announcements at speech about the Importance of been through a lot of .schooling

j A couple of sailors were at a the movie You know stuff that prime Naval courtesy, the sa himself. Finally, use your library;
Local nltcry holding a "binge"' fora I like, "Joe Blow, compartment lute. Reflecting seriously the awful -I there's a lot of stuff there that
marine buddy who was getting I cleaner, report to the barracks on results any neglect of the matter can help you. All this is free of \

chipped out. The bluejackets seem- the double" The American Legion *'_.. ,.:,.Y.< ", h '_* might (cause the cautious recruit t charge; in the name of all that's
ed to be having all the fundancing I "0. I." bill is now in Congress -A. NATTC LibrarY'Fiction JTM wandered Into his barracks good sense, USE IT!

cracking wise, etc The marine I and early passage Is expected canteen. And never before had a I

just sat there in a dejected mood It is supposed to provK'e Cooa-CoU deliveryman felt sucha I clerk, "and we have never had a
a lot of good things for the re- Box Office; a collection ofa- close kinship to the commissioned complaint."

Now that the Bob Hope show is turning servicemen Incidentally mous short stories from which out- I ranks of the. U.. S. .Navy! The bride took a bottle and

over, some credit must be gi\en to I ESQUIRE bays the government standing motion pictures hate been walked out. In five minutes she
all the people (officers and enlisted may give free land to servicemen :. made comp by Marjorie Barrow Quick Change was back. She motioned the clerk
men both) who worked at a backbreaking who can meet certain require and George Eaton. A drunk watched a man enter a into a corner. "I forgot to ask
pace to set up stages, ments If you ride the rail- Broken River, by John and Ward revolving door. As the door swung about this baby tonic" .she whis-
lights, lond-sptaking systems, etc roads, don't count on too much Hawkins. around, a pretty girl stepped out. pered. "Who takes It-me or my
Although their jobs may not have comfort, even if you have a Pullman the M03quilol "Darned good trick," he mut- husband?"
The Case of Dropsy -
jou're liable to find don't shee how that *
been the glamorous ones of the yourself ( Earle Stanley Gardner. tered, "but I
()('ca"io1l. it was just as essentialto in a coach before the trip Is by guy changed his clothes so fast." One In Every Camp
the success of the show as the over Keep those stories about The Dark Continent, by Richard I "Hello? Is this Seaman Smith?"
appearance of the celebrities jour shipmates coming and we'll Sullivan. Faces Longer "Yep.
do our beat :0 print them The Lost Week-End, by Charles A Dutch underground newspaper "Are you sure?"
ft "
Billy Reed did a good job of Jackson reports that barbers in Holland "Yep!
? keeping the crowd happy while I According to present She Can to the Valley, by Cleo have boosted the price of a shave "'\'ell, I'd like to borrow ."

they were waiting for the appearance plans the Rentro Valley singers, Dau-son to their Nazi overlords by five "I'll tell him* when* he cornea in."
of the Bob Hope troupe. It a hill billy outfit will present! a The Touch of Nutmeg by John cents. The reason, according to
.*. was a tough assignment, but Billy "recital" here on March 31. Collier. the Netherlands news agency, w Handicap
came through with flying colors. SMOKING LAMP'S OUT. that "their facts are longer these It's a fine thing to be a gentle
So did all the other entertainers, ---' Non-Fiction days" man but it's an awful handicap in
including Buddy Balbo and his The Axis on the Air I by Harold a good argument.
Buy, Buy War BondsOr ) 0 *
boys!, who had a little gate trouble Ettlinger. Mistake
.; before making their appearance. The Bayous of Louisiana. by \Vell dressed man, cigar in hand, 3.9 Excuse ,
live, Bye Freedom Harnett T. Kane falling through the air from an Bos'n: "How did you happen to

Bob Hope deserves lots of thanks airplane: "Gad! That wasn't the oversleep this morning t"
,f Command at Sea; a guide for the
wash after all!" Smitty "Th l'e were seven of tu
and appreciation for his untiring room
RaJio Naval officer, b\i Hailey Cope.
|, efforts to keep the man in the service Navy Programs In the barracks and reveille was
Condition Red, by Frederick J. for six."
'. happy. lie maintains a pretty Tit u r s! all the Bell.Cow Mr Penny to butler: "Announce
t rugged pace, flying over
\\MBIt, 2030-2055. by the Tail, by Jesse James Misled The Boat
Mr. and Mis. and
world to entertain the boys who Penny daughter -
Frlilav-"Navy New, WJAX Benton. ," A lawyer "hose office was on
/ are fighting *and *winning* war. 17.>0-1755. Crusade for Pan-Europe, by Butler (announcing In a loud the twelfth floor was expecting a J
Saturday ">avy ""np"'JAX Richard N. CoudcnJiovc-Kalergl. voice): "Three cents"' I client of his from the country. The
OLD JOKE DEPARTMENT \\ 1900-1030. The Fruits of Fascism, by Her door opened and the client entered -
have more fun than anybody -
bert L. Matthews. << puffingiolently..
Monday "Navy Slightly
and they
horses .
except Garden Islands of the Great "Some walk those twelveflights
bride walked into up
1750.1753.Tuesday"Wings. young a
m can sleep standing up. \VJAX "
Over Amer- East by David, Fairchildi drug store and approached a clerk I >>e panted. '

'. ; Norfolk theatres don't have special ka.JlU", 21002130.11'ednesday"Navy. -e timidly. "That baby tonic you ad "But why didn't you take the elevator .:
1 rates for servicemen, either News Auto racer Rex Mays always vertise," she began. "Does it really ?" asked the attorney."I i
But week they distribute I one of the favored drivers in the I make babies bigger and stronger I meant to," replied the client,
1,000 every free tickets to men in uni- \\JAX 17501755.: Indianapolis race, is a ferry pilot. "We sell lots of it," replied the "but I missed It."
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I. Speaks Here Today I Golf Tournament Is Golf Medalist Ships Store & !

1, II Starts This Week; A and R Pace )?

48 Men Qualify k:' VolleyballA '

V. H. Gregory S2c, of the Physical "
Training Department, led all and R and Ship's Store
golfers In the qualifying round of Mr T the only teams in Commandant'sCup

the Naval Air Station golf tournament volleyball boasting perfect
with a score of 36 for nine records as the season enters its I
I holes. third week.

< Other low scores were turned'in A and R leads the National

By Edmund Walsh Y2c .' by L. W. Hay. 38, of the AEM 4t league with six triumphs and no defeats -

qx school and V. L. Landrum, 38, of while Ship's Store is aheadin

The visit of Lew Fonseca, VM.Fortyeight the American league with five

genial promotional director of golfers qualified and wins and no set ba ks. ."
.. \
were separated Into three flights. .
Outcome of volleyball will bear .
the American League, to the Prizes will be awarded winners I "
heavily on the finals standings 1 1I
Station marks the first of and runners up in all flights. the year long competition for the r

three appearances here by well Golfers having any Inquiries Commandant's trophy. Recruit' '
concerning their matches should ,n I Center the leader has. 50
known sports personalities.All o. call Ext. 8157 and ask for Jack A H present. 1._ .

three, Fonseca, the baseball Cummins Sp (A) Ic.
man. Gene Sarazen, the veteran 3 + xatt Pairings in the first flight are I ..i.' ,'"
golf star, and Willis Ward, big V. H. Gregory, 36. PT1 vs E A. American Les Won tur Lost Pet

time bowler, have taken it upon James 44, A&R; B. M. Ezepchick, Ship' Store S 0 1.01)1)'
themselves to entertain Service 39, T5, vs. C. A. Rune, 42, A&R; Seaman Guard 7 1 .875
personnel and men of the Service F. Rahaim, 38, PT, vs. C. S Colt, Recruit Center 4 1 .5 1t I)
VM .667
appreciate it. R. S., 42; H. B. Harward. 39 A&R, Docks-Fl'rrlt'1l 2 4 .4)1)
Fotneca, who wan at the vs. F. R Stone, 42 NATTC; Boat House .3.1.1
NATTC yesterday and who L. W. Hay 38, AEM vs. F VF 1 4.
4 2
comes to the main station today, Thorne, 43, VF 4; J..M. Parker, 39 Hospital 0 2 ;.
I I" no Johnny come-lately to the Marine Headquarters vs. B. Abra Main Galley 0 4 .ou!
field of service entertainment. ham, 42, Cooks and Bakers; E G. .U..t Le.\ne

Long before the start of the i i Galloway, 40. NA TTC. vs. H A and R Von 6 Lost 0 1.000 Pet.

present war, Lew was a frequent Lew Fortseca, who makes three Stecher, 41, NATTC; A. McPherson I o and G S 1 .833
visitor to the lllnei Veterans' main side appearances today, led 44, A&R, vs. V. L. Landrum, VD-VCS 5 2 .7U

i Hospital in Chicago. Ills career the American League in hitting In 38. VM. I VP8 Personnel 2 (C2) 2 2 2 1 .000.667

as a big league baseball player, 1929 with a 369 average. In the second flight are: L. H. x It Parachute Loft 3 4 ,414VPB :

and later as a baseball announcer -,____ "S- Brothers, 49. NATTC, vs. McBeth, ;. 2 3 .4401)
made him well known to the 41, R21; T. E. Benson 45 R27, vs. 2 t1l 2 .
Verner Gregory, SZc, of the Marine Barracks 1 4 .2UO
Vet among whom he formed Fonseca Is Here J. M. Sloan. 46, VF 4; B. J. Dillon Physical Training Department, Photo Lab 1 4 ,,200!
friendships 45 TTB. vs. A. W. Herllchy, Dispensary 0 5 .(101.
many shot a 36, two over par for the ..
Gene Sarazen who arrives 44, TTT; W. R. McIntyre 48 TTF, --- --
For Quiz TodayLew nine hole NAS course, to win mad, .
here Sunday, 2 April, with Joe vs. N. R. Sikes, 45 Intelligence. alist honors in the enlisted men's and 5/6 points while A and is
Klrkivood, trick shot artist!! J. Kennedy, 45, PT1, vs. J. E. I tournament second with 50 pnd 5/6. Seaman
Fonseca, who since his re- i Shields, 46, O&G J. Slater. golf
and girl stars Kay Byrne and ; Guard and Ship's Store are also
t tirement from baseball in the mid- PTl, vs. E. Stewart, 46, A&R
Katherine Foxx has also ; striking distance of the
put 45/
thirties, has held the position of W. Livingston, 45, VF 4, vs. / leader.
into words how he feels about
promotional director of the American Coyne 41, Tl; P. Cranford, Main Station Is .
for Service The
playing personnel volleyball champion will
League, will make three appearances NATTC, vs. R. E. Sanderfur, 49'j
"We'U put on our show for sericenien \'- at the Naval Air Station A&R. In Tennis earn 15 points towards the trophy.

even If we have to play: today. The third I Champ In National league games last
flight consists
of J.
In a corn field, he Is quoted as He was at the Naval Air Technical week A and R won a pair defeat-
Slater. 53. VM. A. T. three
vs. March, Winning out of four singles
saying./ Training Center yesterday.The 51, VM; E. J. McEnery. 49. SCO, matches and two of the three Ing the Photo Lab 15-10: and 15-8
Sarazen's attitude Is
appreciatedby former American League E. S. I and Squadron VPB 2 (1) 15-10,
Servicemen. Anyone who has vs. Burke T4, 51; W. C. doubles engagements, the Main
followed golf in the least knows batting king will put on his base- Helms, 49, Photo Lab, vs. J. F. Station tennis team pinned a 5 to 10-15 159.
tournament ball quiz and movie program at i Bundy, 49 A&R; J. J. Daugherty, 2 defeat on the NATTC net team VF 5 split winning over VO-
that much in golfers the expect and as the Hospital at 1430 at the main I 51, NATTC vs. C. S. Mann CO, last Sunday at the Riverside Ten VCS 15-12, 8-15 and 15-2 and losing
perfection greens station auditorium at 1930 and at O&G; B. F. Mlschand, 60. Tl, vs. nis Club. to Parachute Loft 15-4 11.15
fairways on they play as
the Recruit Center at 2045. L. F. and 12- 5.
Demiano 60 Tl V.
: L. Slaw- In the match
concert violinists seek in the top day.
As at other in his southeastern
strings of their violins. camps son 52 A&R, vs D. L. Olson, SI Lieut. John D Richter. who won I O and G beat the Dispensary
tour he will award '
Walter \ famous bowler is PTH; M. E. Price. 53, A&R. vs. the NATTC championship last 15-4: and 153.Personnel .
of baseball equipment to winnersin
Slated to scorch the main station the quiz. R. A. Nearman, 53. A&R; R. F. week, narrowly defeated Lieut. R. got the decision twice

alleys Saturday 15: April. Ward, In baseball, Fonseca had a long Brush 59. TTF, vs. O. G. Ferguson G. Forsberg, Main Station's No. over Marine Barracks 15-12: and
55, PTF.Officer .
1 netter 6-. :3-6 7-5. 15-6.
Lieut. Rich
who bowls with a cold cigar In his playing career with the Cleveland ----
mouth, isn't cold on the alleys. Indians and finished with the Chicago -- ter rallied In thrilling last set to In American leagt.e competition

His seven "300" games ranks next White Sox, whom he managed Bowling Tourney come from behind to win. I Seaman Guard won twice, defeating

,to Hank: rtarino's 10. for a season..Personnel. Main Station claimed the three VF 4 15-10 and 15-7 and
Continues At NATTCPiling other singles matches with Lieut.F. Docks-Ferri, 15-4 and 15-15 and

Johnny Upon, the kid short- up a total of 1083 pins- Farver defeating Lieut. C. C. losing to Ship's Store 2-15 and

Atop of the Tigers, who is wind. TopsCommandant's an average of 180 Individual Calavan, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1; Lieut. P. R. 915.
lag! up hi* training at VPB 2 ((1)telU ) game-the bowling team of Berner outpointing Lieut. K. W. Ship's Store took two games

one of the stories one hears D. W. Christiansen and Ens. EDS'I. Rudd, 6-0, 0-7; and Lieut. (j j ) from VM 15-6 and 1513.
A. Dimeolo downing Lieut. R.v. VM scored a win over Recruit
around the hotels in the Texas Cup Fry came off with high honors in I.
league. the NATTC officers' doubles bowl Weeks, 6-1, 61. Center 15-7, 15-7 and 1015.

Truth or fiction, this Is the ing tourney at Ship's Service alleys Lieut. Forsberg gained a measure Boathouse had to go three gamesto
story as Lipon tells It. "Kelly Bowling LeaguePersonnel last week. Each kegler rolled three of revenge when he teamed beat the Fire Department 15-3,

was a left hand slugger in the games with the six-game total being with Lieut. Comdr. W. Snook to 4-5 and 15.3.Commandant's.
Teca4 league, who once a day hita powerhouse team of I the team score. down the NATTC team of Lieut. ----'-i J.4--

home run over the right field the Commandant's Cup bowling ,I In the singles meet Mach. W. J. Richter and Lieut. M. II Bailey,

wall. The right fielder got pretty league, has clinched the title by .I Clark rolled a cool three-game series -I lin an exciting 13-11, 6.1 match. Cup
tired of watching Kelly's blow i In the other doubles engagements I
piling up a total of 39 points out ; of 568 to take first place.
clear the wall In the same spot of a possible 44 in the playoffs Lieut. (jg) E Loose was a close Lieut. Farver and Lieut.
jut a foot over the wall every against eight other teams. i second with 566. Next in line were E K Elliott outpointed NATTC'stop Basketball AceIs

d.\)'. The battle for second place will Lieut (jg) J. W. Mahar, 528; team of Lieut. Calavan and
"One- night he went out to the pit Boathouse, VF, and Storekeepers Lieut (jg) I. Kull 525; and Lieut. Lieut. R. W. Womach, G-4. 6-1; and
bali park with a piece of board, in a hot race. Boathouse, with (jg) C. C. Seely, 521. Lieut. (jg) M. J. Daub and Lieut. Hambrick
a, foot square, and placed it In The runner-up team in the doubles Rudd won over Lieut. (jg) Dime
the exact spot where the homers BOWLING STANDINGS I was Lieut. (jg) Loose and olo and Lieut. M. J. Maye, 6-1, 7-5. Walter" Hambrick, Docks-Fer

kept going over. Tram ('. II.r.. If!<'?:. 1M.. Lieut (jg) Kull with 1025. The -- ries was the leading scorer in the
"In the next game Kelly came Personnel 33 1011 2S88 39 I only other team to crack 1000 was I The first no-hit fame on record Commandant's Cup basketball sea.*

to bat and sure enough there went Doathouse VF" :30'M) 903 88.2: 2970 25TX5 31 23' Lieut. R.V.. Norris and Lieut. was hurled by Joe McElroy Mann son just ended totaling 253 points.

the ball to the exact spot and Kelly Storekeepers 27 881 2407 24 : (jg) G. H. Cooley with a 1007 I of Princeton against Yale at New I Hambrick. a Chief Specialist
started his jog around the sacks. Assembly & Repair 24 97-J 2b'Y1 23 total Haven. Conn., 29 May 1875. played for Moorhead State Teach
But this time the right fielder VO-VCS 27 889 2473 231 I ers' College Moorhead, Ky, before .
VPB2 ((1) 27 846 2323 19 ---- --- -- --
watched: the ball hit the board and Docks & Ferries 33 8J 23'H 19 enlisting in the Navy.
threw Kelly out at second. T-4 24 859 231* 18 NATTC Tennis Champ And Runner-Up Other leading scorers were:

"That made Kelly so mad that ,. .. Clammer, VF, 212; Cropper, T4,
the next night he went out to the a total of 31 points, in 30 games I 198; Demkowskl, A and R, 198;
to have the Inside
park with a long spike and nailedit appears bowlers in the individual track.- :L Bishop, VPB 2 (2),190) ; Biglns VF
into the center of the board. Leading 193; J. Bishop, Recruit Center, 177;
averages are: Delsandro, VO- .. I.
"Then came the next day and a -- -
VCS 196 Moore A&R. 193 Her- ,
; ; $
long one
Kelly poled
rin, Personnel, 183 Berke, Per '
; .\ 1
the same spot. The right fielder ;. $ Unit W. I. Wt. pt..TJ
sonnel 179 Gidley A&R, 182
smiled and started back. But this ; ; ii VF 10 1 !*W 15
didn't the ball becauseit Potfay. A&R, 179; Fyfe, Personnel -JJiki< VPB2 Unit No. 2J! 2 818 12 .
time he get 178; Campbell, A&R, 175; J. J. Docks & FertJes 7 3 700 9
stuck squarely in the center of "- VPB 2 Unit No. 1 7 3 700UJO 9Hospital
O'Donnell 173 Thome, VF 172.
; '
his homer. 6 4 7
the pike and Kelly got -"
Cohen, A&R, 171; Perkins, Personnel A it K 6 4 GOO
--VJVl- 170; Griffis, Storekeepers, Recruit Center 3 6 en a

Famous Pitt Coach Is 169; J. Roberts, Personnel, 167; O&T-l G 2 3 7 7 ::222aw and Scaggs Boathouse, 166.
Seaman Guard 2 8 : 3
C. O. At Deland NRC Present high marks are: High Marine Barrack 0 10 000 2

game, Delsandro, 245 and Cohen,
Li ut. Comdr. John B. (Jock) 244; high series, Herrln, 657, andJ. a O'QuInn, Recruit Center, 165;

Sutherland who coached the Uni- J. O'Donnell, 629. Shields, Ordnance and Gunnery,
versity of Pittsburgh's power teamof -, L<-- 16 ..w"i, +I .,. 164; Eldridge, Hospital 161; Lip-
the mid-thirties-and later on, VPB 2 ((2)), 168; Kaiser, VF, 'y

coached: the Brooklyn Dodgers pro Sampson NTS Baseball 166; Wilson, Seaman Guard 150. :. ..i1
eleven, is now commanding officer Starkman, Hospital, 132; Hamp: : ; .-:
Team To
of the Naval Rest Center De- Play Majors ton Docks-Ferries, 120; J. R. New- *.'
Land. Florida. Three major league baseball "tQ ham VPB 2 (1)), 116; M. Feta- /"

When he went to Pittsburgh, Lt. teams have signed for games with t.-' chick, VPB 2 (?). 121; Gordon, i,',

Comdr. Sutherland broke away the Naval Training Station, Sampson VPB 2 (2). 110; Holland' DocltSr' ..,'
from razzle dazzle football and began New York. Ferries, 97; and A. Fctachick, "
a system which stressed The exhibition games are with Lieut. J. W. Richter, left, who plays a sharp hard-to-beat tennis VPB 2 ((2). 102. .

ground gaining instead of air the Pittsburgh Pirates, 2 May, the game, can lay claim to the net championship of NATTC and the Main In the playoffs Hambrick also
gaioa.; Boston Red Sox 5 June and the Side. Lieut. Richter defeated Lieut R. G, Forsberg No. 1 player on the led scorers by accumulating 158

_'-_4_ Boston Braves 26 June. I NAS team, in a thrilling Inlra-station match Sunday. Lieut. Richter won points. Shields had 142; Lipon, 146; O

When the Athletics dropped 105 the NATTC championship last week when he beat Lieut C. C. Calavan and Kaiser 133.:

last season, It marked the The New York Yankees have (right), 7-5, 6-3, in the officers' singles finals. In the NATTC doubles, Points earned toward the Com
games eighth year they lost 100 or more led the American League 21 timesin Lieut. Calavan and Lieut. R. W. Womach won the title with a 7-5, 6-3 mandant's Cup by units reaching

games: in one season. home runs. I I victory over Lieut. M. II. Bailey and Ens. G. E. Fry. the playoffs are printed below:

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23 March, \944 lAX AIR NEWS Page Seven I

Sports Director And Predecessor Marine CorporalSaw Bright Post War Future .1 j

,. .- First Zero Is Predicted For Air '${

Y 4 Fall December 7 Transport. Radiomen i

By Sgt. Jim Nonell, USMCIl
Corporal Lou Brown of the Marine By Norman P. StromdaW, ARM30 *

Aviation Detachment, under Tie T1vin KnotsWendell "What men learn In the, Air
Lt. Col. W. T. Evans, saw the first Transport Radio School, NATTC,

,- Jap plane shot out of the skies at Holmes Caskey and will not only bring Allied Victory
; Pearl Harbor on 7 December, 1941. Lowell Bush Caskey, 22yearold closer, but will prepare them to

The Zero, spinning to its doom, twin brothers from Bedford, take good paying positions in post
aR sliced the roof off the Marine pay Iowa were commissioned ensigns war air commerce." This is the

shed and plowed through a nearby ,in the Naval Reserve, designated assertion of Edmond V. Shores,
tennis court. Realizing souvenirs civil aeronautics administration
i naval aviators and mar
from the plane would be pricelessin
ried-all within three hours last communications Inspector, temporarily
later years Brown salvaged two week at NAS Pensacola assisting the ARM Schoolin

pistons and other motor parts from Gosport, Pensacola station establishing its curriculum for

the wreckage. reported the twins transport radiomen. .
Corporal Brown, at present a
have been together throughouttheir 'The civil aeronautics administration
Leader of Radio class. in
a naval schooling, but their is helping both the Army
Training Squadron Four under newest orders send Wendell to 1 and Navy build the foundation fora

Capt. Robert B. Lucey, was stationed this Station for training and world-wide commercial air eerv-
at Pearl Harbor from August ice. These men are getting the
Lowell remains at Pensacola as
of 1941 until mid-November, education, training, and service
an instructor.
: ) L'F KA 1942.A. Shortly after the twins had that will make them an invaluable
of professional trouping
year been sworn in as ensigns at asset to private companies in
.. as a comedian prior to his enlist designation beremonies: at Pen peacetime operations" continuesMr.
:. ment in the Marine Corps in July,
sacola last week, Chaplain W. I. Shores, himself a good exam-
LJeut. Edward P. Galligan, left, is the new sports director of the 1940, has given the amiable Brown Jordan performed the double ple of an ex-navy man who used

physical training program, assisting Lieut Comdr. Lawrence E, (Jap) : a light-hearted outlook on disagreeable wedding in the Station Chapel. his navy trade school and occupa-

Haskell. Lieut. J. H. <(
post here, departed recently for duty as athletic officer at the NATTC, --':+ thy Mahan, also of Bedford, successful career in communications.

Memphis, Tenn. while Lowell was married to From 1931 to 1035: he was
--- -- ----- Imagine Their Miss Virginia Clayton of Mount I a radioman aboard the U. S. S.

Lieut. Galligan Gets New PostIn Ayr, Iowa.Busy New York.
I The civil aeronautics administration -

Surprise When has done a big job in skiIng -

Physical Training ProgramLieut. Man ( the military air transportlines
Jap Uncovered to carry needed materials
Edward P. Galligan has been named by Lieut. Comdr. Lawrence and supplies to distant combat

E. Haskell to replace Lieut. John II. (Hobbs) Adams in the position 1------ area and Is now cooperating

of sports director of the physical training program Lieut. Adams on a I with the Army and Navy in etabllthing *-

has been transferred to the NATTC, Memphis, Tenn. a training program
portion of the night only to awake
for transport radiomen.
The new sports director has been 1------ e
in the morning and find that
In active duty here since July of Ward To I a Mr. Shores forecasts some surprising
Bowler Jap has been using the interiorof '
1942., lie served as line coach of R aw changes In basic concepts
said buoy as a hiding place during -
the 1942 Station football team under Appear Here 15 April I the hours of darkness. concerning trans-oceanic air traffic
Lieut. Acorns and since then That's what In its post-war expansion period
has had assignments at the Hospital Walter Ward, one of the nation's just exactly happened ; he says, "one idea which
j to four Marines Namur
and at the Recruit Center. top flight bowlers, will perform at I( Island on will undoubtedly be given a thor
Assisted Frank Leahy NAS in an exhibition Saturday 15 ; Kwajalein Atoll accord ough trial will be that of the float
ing to an account by Staff Sgt. msa
his commission April. ing mid-ocean islands for
Prior to receiving Murray Lewis who should know 1 landing
in the Navy, 'Lieut. Galliganwas For the past 10 years, his match wherewith he for he land planes-making for shorter .
speaks was
assisting Frank Leahy, pres- play and exhibition average has one of the quartet. hops with a lighter gasload and a
ent Notre Dame coach, when the been 210.75 while his ABC average the heavier pay load. This deck will
He for the same period has been "Throughout night we be on pilings deep
latter was at Boston College. heard mysterious metallic i enough so that
head coach of freshman football 200.11. I there will be little
was very movement
sounds but it down of '
He will be opposed by the best as one i caused by surface
and coached the varsity I the accoustfcal Qf fM15fj water roughness
tackles. NAS bowler who will be selected ) and will have hotel, restaurant -
the South Pacific, writes Lewis. 1.
Galli I in a roll-off match. t and entertainment "
An athlete himself, Lieut. "Staff Sgt. Frank McCabe, beinga / i i facilities.

gan starred'for the' Boston' College -- highly trained postal emploje A busy lad these days Is Pvt. I I -

eleven in 34, 35 and 36. He and accustomed to the exactitude Herb Johnston, Jr., Marine Aviation
Cobb's Records !
and Ty May White
coached under Gil Dobie in 37 of a rubber stamp wasn't Detachment, "Lucky Bag" Caps
38 and also under Frank Leahy. Stand A While satisfied with the explanation, announcer over
:Lieut. Adams, who will be ath- Long ,I however lie his quiz program C.o kept ear waving WMBR. In addition to his duties
letic officer at Memphis, coachedthe I Ty Cobb still holds the major like antenna all night long. there, Johnston also broadcasts a ,I Tuesday afternoon at 1730.

Naval Air Station football league batting record for the highest I "About 6 o'clock in the morn five minute news summary every Barbara Stroud, Sic, is announcing -

team to a high ranking position percentage in a single season ing, I opened my eyes, and through Monday, Wednesday and Fridayover her engagement to Cpl. Frank

among service elevens in 1942. (146 games), .419, the highest life the morning haze I saw McCabe a WJAX at 1750.A Goff. The ceremony will take place

Playing for him, were such stars time batting record, ,367; the most I few feet away, whispering to Sgt. microphone is not new to May 1.Plans.

as George McAfee, Duke and the years leading in batting, 12; most Edgar C. Smith. They were look- Johnston. In civilian life, announc- are underway for a dance

Chicago Bears, Jim Brutz, Notre consecutive years batting "300" or ing in my direction. ing was his profession. He has appeared to be sponsored! by the WAVESat
Dame John Janusas Boston College '
'You grab one leg Smith told Easter.
better 23; most games played, on programs with Mrs.
Fred Gloden, Tulane, Vic 3,033. McCabe, 'and I'll grab the other.' I Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lana Tur- Ensign Margaret Fortner has

Fusia, Manahattan, Bill Chipley. -':- "I smiled cozily to myself. I ner, Henry Kaiser, Lawrence Tib- organized a photographers' club
Clemson John Barr, N. C. State; would jump up when they approached bett and Major Joe Foss, Marine among the WAVES. Their actual

George Faust, Minnesota, and Jim Lieut. Bruce Barnes Gets I and not permit them to flying ace.Musical. work will be done at the USO, 311

Robinson, Knoxville, Tenn., high i drag me into the ocean. But they -- -- Duval St They will work with the
school. Assignment at Pensacola headed for one end of the buoy, Camera Club.
An all Pacific Coast! end in college bent down, and pulled.
Lieut. Bruce Barnes, USNR, WAVES
are again reminded that
Lieut. Adams graduated from Revue For
well-known professional tennis "They each had the foot of a the bowling alleys are secured each
U. S. C. in '26. He coached at star, has reported to the Naval Air very frightened Jap, who had tak- Entertainment HereA Wednesday afternoon and
under the late Howard evening
U. S. C. en refuge inside the buoy.
Station, Pensacola and is assignedto for the WAVES.
Jones and was head coach at Kan- "Staff Sgt McCabe Staff Sgt.
rated USO
the physical training department highly musical -- --- --
sas State before receiving his com- Edward J. Doughty, and Pvt. first revue, "Hats Off" will be the free

mission. ( He was national professional class Frank W. Iding had landedto entertainment dish provided for all
---- -'=- -- singles and doubles champion last set up a Marine post office. To NATTC hands at the old Audito-

TTB Wins First Start I year and in 1939 was coach of the them I said: Maybe he was"waitingfor rium Thursday and Saturday. To- rAt
1 United States Davis Cup tennis the post office to open. night's shows are set for 1800 and

rated the-team to beat, got --.j--- 2000.
TTB. team. Advance publicity on the .t. \1Df'ftl' Hospital, JaeLso.iller
off to a fast start in the recently --. -- -- FOR SALE show says, "Music that makes the AMMU and Mrs tlenn Otis Vlebocr.
formed NATTC Ship's Company i Culver cadet. Continental total time 140 whole house Jump is embellished a son born Friday. March 10.
Volley ball Double Elimination hours contact William Frltsche. Douglas with slick-chick dancers and vel- AOM3c and Mrs. Clifford Ci? 'k a
Whiddon and Field New I Georgia. daughter Sylvia' Hitch, born Friday
Tournament by outclassing TTQ. vet-voiced vocalists, plus
1940 Plymouth eoarti Good; < condition noveltyacts March 10.
]5-1, 15-2.' In other games, TTM Civilian Golf Heads I John A. Allison, 1440 A. Child St.. and eccentric funsters." S2c and Mrs- Clifton Lott. a daughter -
16-14 TTH- USNAS: Lillian Sarah born Frlda, March
defeated TTD-1, 15-4, ; ------ -%:.--- -- -- -
/ 10. 1044
D beat TTT 15-10, 15-9; TTG-O Tuesday night at Hyde Park I Bedroom suite, Reasonable. Phone MMlc and Mrs
Y 2-1220 Chief II A Smith J.to the AmtrOaa Red Croat Glenn Goodwin a
outclassed TTR 15-2, 15-5; and Country Club the winners of the 'I son, Robert Glenn, born Friday, March
the Band beat TTA-l, 15-6, 17-15. Introductory tournament staged by 10. 1944
Knot Board To Aid Seamen I MM3c and Mrs. Claud R. Guthrie, a
Play also is under. way in the the Naval Air Station Golf Club daughter..boin Saturday. March 11.

NATTC Officers' Volleyball League were awarded their prizes. I 1 i S2c and Mrs John Slater, a son John

with two games tucked away. The club, an organization of I Richard born Saturday. March 11.
w I Lt. and
Bombsight rated the favorite, Naval Air Station employees is I 'daughter Phyllis Ernest Elizabeth Rosslter, born, Jr.Sat-. a

whipped Athletics and Welfare, sponsored by the Civil Service Employees I urdav. March 11.

15-2, 15-3; and the Marines beat Association. Many local Asiatic, and Mrs Earl wilder, a
TTT, 17-15, 15-4. merchants donated prizes, helping March 11. Karen u., born Saturday,

ty j- make the initial tournament a success I Lt and Mrs. Robert Douglas) MackIln -
Members winning awards j 'I a dau March. Patricia Ann, torn
were: N. C. Olsen, C B. Jones B rrnr I .

.A KMfiBurrmeks ; >l'.n Lost W. Bradshaw, J. Nazal], R Bull, + NaSnc nlllI;;aRoweni born Sunday March 12.
;: "" 4 0 C. H. Cribbs, C. B. Corbin, H. V. and Mrs Carl Falri.torn ;. daughter -
.; ...A; :SM: 3 1l6 Abercrombie, C. M. Martin, H'' Patsy Ann- Monday March 13.
"'t't"lf ,: 'Z- ; 2 2 I and Mrs Jerome Carroll pit-
,,:' ; 2 2 Perry K. Link, VV. E. Edmonds, man, II daughter, Carol Ann, born Mer...
1':?/if.: 21.:.' 1 31 M. W. Terkheurst, J. W. Stancil, day Starch 13.
0 and L. J. Austin. ARM3c and Mrs Howard Jensen a
:ar Y 5.'M. .it.. 1"In' .4o&lm..t daughter Barbara Ann, born Monday,
..rrw..1. Won After the awards were presented March 13.

0; ..:r.- J Lora an election of officers was held at |' Sic and Mrs, Harley! Phllnott, a sun ".
.- .,.. which time D. R. Whiddon and C. i Donald 15, 1944.Lee, born V,edneaday, March

'2 H E. Field were unanimously elected |I I AOM2C and Mrs. George Tillman a

, 6". '. to head the club as president and I I March lion, Larry Allen, born U' dnE1 day, t,
15. .
treasurer, respectively j '
SK2c and Mrs
F.llrlla RerlrnentItarratk. Chodar Eoudaln.
"'nll tort The president at once named a 1 son born Thursday. March 16. a
M R 2 committee to plan for future club I .Jr Eileen e
boron dMarch 16-
j" it. 1M 3 activities, especially to arrange for Jnu'
5 I (I 52c and Mrs. Thomas Hendrlx,
i 3S I matches with other organizations. Above is the four by eight knot board prepared by the NATTC son, Thomas G- born Thursday a,
--- -- Police Force for the benefit of interested seamen. Knots are arrangedin March 16.
At St Vln<*nt'. .
-W04- 1st Wave: How did you get your order clarifying the proper procedure to be used in tying them. \\Uf-\ Hospital, Jackson.

Buy, Buy War Bond boy friend to eat olives? Every member of the Force volunteered in arranging the board with CPO and Mrs, A. K. Farlow, a

Or 2nd Wave: I started! him with j special credit going to C. Bennett, CBN (shown in picture), R. B. daughter;: born Friday March 3-
Bye, Bye Freedom Martinis McDowell BMlc, and R. V. Webster Sic.. daughter, born Friday Jesus March Stwod4an.. a

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ACMM Edward L. NA TTC Instructor Receives Citation usa VaudevilleAnd

Bell Is Given r _'':''__' .. ........ ._ u..y. Musical To

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Unit Citation ....
..... Play 24 MarchOne
MIf Edward L. Bell, ACMM, one of ...,A e of the year's best USO
'-a w r. I
four Navy men who
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vaudeville and musical shows
"" for duty with the Marines in the ; "Hats Off," will be presented at,
early stages of the battle for '
the Main Station Auditorium, next
Guadalcanal, recently was awarded r : !' Friday 21 March and at NATTC
a Presidential Unit Citation for tonight and Saturday night "* t" 'y "
the part he played in the Solo- 's ok'a(
mons campaign. The presentation Slick dancers velvet-voicedj t ,2' .
calists, novelty acts and eccentric'funsters : :
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ceremonies were held in the office 10;\
: of Captain J. B. Lynch, Commanding are promised In thtffc] ir. ..
NATTC. t r USO production. It is a solid hi Jur .: ,..
I I of fast moving entertainment nnd' '
Bell member of the \
l was a engineering .
, like the others Is absolutely .flee -
crew of Fighting Squadron .
to all men in uniform. -J .
i 5, serving aboard an aircraft carrier .
The acts slated for this station's"appearance iIii:
I in the Pacific. The ship was "" ,..
damaged by a torpedo, and the
Bob Rogers-:M. C. and singer.
Squadron was landed temporarily
Bobby Morris-Comedian:
the New Hebrides Island.
i i on .
I Joyce Breazelle
, The skipper of the Squadron Charming aero-
t dancer.
-t\ called for four volunteers to go
Immediately to Guadalcanal with j Capt J B Lynch ileftt Commanding NATTC, congratulates Edward L Bell, ACMM, following cere- Sandy Rozelle-Musical noveltyand
the remainder of the group to follow onies held m the Captain office at which a Presidential Unit Citation was presented to Bell Chief comedy.
I.. later. Bell stepped forward : Bell received the award for his voluntary duty with the First Marine Division, reinforced, at Guadalcanal. I blended Three Calvert Sisters W.-
voices in
and reached Guadalcanal Sept. 10. '! Also present are Lieut Comdr. Kenneth Sheldon officer-In-charge of the AEM School where Bell is an Fred harmony. ,
He was there until Oct. 15, helping instructor, and Lieut. Comdr H, F JMnney, Brigade Commander at NATTC. Catinla-Comed
! Bach-Pianist
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I U. S. planes take the air against,
the Japs."It : "THE WORD"Aviation [ conductor.
Fritz and Carroll Comedy
was rough going, Hell
slated."The front4 only The Inquiring dance team

about 100 yards from our airfield --

The Japs would bomb us /
every day and shell us at night. I N en Quiz Contest

dodged many a bomb and tiliell. L ReporterI

"Washing Machine Charlie and ? ANSWERS

i May Tag Willie would put-put over I I
every night and drop a few bombsto QUESTION : Will the 1. Failey was never governor of
keep us awake. We didn't get New York.
+ much sleep and spent a lot of our i ?ews iee plane ever replace the ( 2. Yankee Doodle.,
time in foxholes. We would have bile, like the auto has 3. Stan Musial National and

big dogfights about every day. andI the horse? I Spurgeon Chandler, American
have seen our fighters shoot 4. Notre Dame South Bend Iud
down Jap bombers like flies." I ANSWERS : Florida. Gainesville Fla. J

Bell's most uncomfortable moments I A Neiv Feature: The News Reel STEPHEN (TEX) MANCE Harvard, Cambridge. Mass. 1
on Guadalcanal came when devotes its space this week to in AMM2c: "Sure, I think they will. Columbia, New York City.
Jap battleships poured shells at troducing new feature N A TTC' r They are always perfecting avia- Minnesota Minneapolis, Mina.
the Marine positions and Install 1 Barracks BEAT and two of the tion. There'll be a day when cars California. Berkeley, Calif.
tions. Bell agrees with other fightIng -;: lads who will serve as volunteer are nearly extinct. Aviation is justin 5. The American Red Cross.
men who say that shelling by reporters. The column a la Win- its infancy now but in the future 6. Fort McHenry.
warships is much more nerve- chell, will give: you the latest goings they'll be sold just like cars" 7. True. Hope was born in Eng
wracking than air raids and artillery on in the various Regiments PHIL, HUGHES, S2c: "I'll takea land.
fire. We know now that the The first two reporters are JohnR. horse, and to the devil with the' 8. Lepke, also known as Hue-hal

Japs are catching pure hell from Essen, S2c, Bks. 5. and Lawrence Chief Radioman Jos- flying machine and the motor veI' ter.
the numerous task force assaults H. Vadnais, S2c, Bks 3. eph De Luca radioman-gunner on hide"i i i' 9. Admiral Chester W. Nimitz.
being launched by our Naval I Others will be selected later. Both a Navy dive bomber which par- RUSSELL HARMON; S2c: "Yes, 10. A newspaper publisher (Chicago .
Forces in the Pacific. I Essen and Vadnais are In the First ticipated in attacks on the Mar-I in time. Small cub planes will be I Daily News.)
Bell now' NATTC; Instructor I Navy Regiment and are top students i shahs Wake, Marcus, and Mid- landing on flat-top roofs. House- '-- -----
at A KM School, is mighty proud in the Radio School. I way. gave graduating Aircrewmen wives will take off from their Postal RatesIncreased
of his Squadron and says it I 11'4' Essen hails from Superior, Wis the low down on what to expect, homes to shop and land atop the I : -I

the best of all. Fighting Squadron He was a columnist on the "Air I during ceremonies for 150 grad- grocery store. Barrage" balloons I
5 had l 93 confirmed" Jap Scoop" a newspaper published at 'uates on this Station Tuesday will guide traffic.
plane to Its credit" from Aug. the Naval Flight Preparatory I morning. 14 Maich. "Cooperation" I CARL OLSON S2c: "I dunno, I
Chief but can you tell me what newfangled Beginning Sunday, 20 Man,
7 to Oct. 15. School at St. Olaf College North- Is the keyword, according I the rate for domestic" air until
I invention is going to replace -
.De Luca.
The chief aviation machinist field. Minn. Vadnais' home town ----- the airplane? Do think will be increased from ,|h: centsto
mate also saw action in the Battleof is North Adams, Mass. He also i der, M. A. and shipmates had convened man will ever be able to you fly without eight cents per ounce, but
Midway and the Stewart Islands '1: has newspaper experience and has . The result.-a sufficient a plane ?" the" rate" of six tents per one-
engagement He was aboard had a number of his articles published I I amount of money and a plane pri I SGT. TOM MICHALSKI, Ma- '! half ounce for airmail to member ,
the carrier Wasp at Bermuda when l'I in nationally known magazines ority. Jim never will be able rine Corps: "Yes. I think after of the U. S. armed force
war broke out. and was on the ship I to fully thank those who made his I the war when smaller model planesare : overseas served through Army
when it helped escort the first con- While we're "on the air" here's I presence possible at his father's stressed the air travel will I and Navy post offices, has" not
voy of U. S. soldiers to Ireland.He hearty congratulations to TTZ DIvision I funeral for his gratitude is too come into its own. Planes will be been changed
has four and a half years of t of Ship's Company, the first ,i deep for words. On their part, i cheap as cars and easier to get | Hie rate of first class mall fom'r
Naval service. Division to reach 100 per cent In the men do not wish any thanks. I around in. The first couple years local delivery has been Incrna-

Bell also has a citation for bravery contributing Cross drive. to the current Red i. They were only following an old there'll be a helluva lot of crack- j I ed from two cent" to three cents
and service from the Commander I I Naval tradition of helping a shipmate ups until they get a sound traffic an ounce but postcard may
of* Aircraft, South Pacific Without further ado, let's let i in distress. setup. It'll probably take 25 years 1 still he mailed for one cent smith
Force. Vadnais and Essen take over 1 i! I The idea of an airplane replacingan The basic fee for registration

The Presidential Unit Citation !I! Milton Dance. S2c. Bks. 5, entertains auto is just as revolutionary hall been increase] from 15
presented to him reads in part: this Hep week, Hep Out of Barracks 5 .: his pals with stories of I Ii I today as the idea of a car replacing cents to 20 cents on valuation
"For services while attached to the Jack Johnson has come the jive of I ISpivak's i i his grandfather, who at the age a horse was 25 years ago." of $5 or lens with graduated increases -
First Marine Division. Reinforced, j (late of Charlie of 101 is the only remaining Confederate I I EVERETT NOUREGAS, S2c; !! up to a valuation of
on Aug 7 to 9, 1942 demonstrating j I King's band), John Hall of Roy I I I veteran in Maryland. I Ii I "If that day ever comes when the : $1,000 which rates can be obtained -
outstanding gallantry and determination I fled Escorters and an unldt'ntlI I.i i Ell Scott Dance was drafted into car is replaced by the plane, I'll I from the Station post of- I
in successfully executing I left his guitar player who should have .1 the Union Army at the age of 11. i walk on Saturday nights. It'll bea flee.

forced landing assaults against a calling card. I However his sympathy was :i pickle when drunken drivers start ) The rates on money-order

number of strongly defended Japanese -1 Albert with the South, so he deserted to'i( buzzing their neighbors chimneysjust and parcel post, ordinary and
positions-completely routingall P. Trezza section leaderof enlist with the Confederates. for the fun of it and when Insured, have also been Increased I
the enemy forces and seizing a What's R-35 didn't pass his sentry test; He was made a colonel in the ca- there are 10 million planes in possession I I and Information concerning
most valuable base and airfield I unusual about that ? Nothing valry and was in the battles of of the people, like there !i these"!' can be obtained from the
I except that Trezza is a graduate Vicksburg are cars today." Station t I
within the enemy zone of operations I Gettysburg, Fredericksburg 'I : post office."
of Fordham U. with a degree Bull Run and others. WILLIAM L. RAY, AMlc"In: _

":'. -- I in law. For further details-and there area I time to come, yes. And I don't Join the Ainrrirnn Rd (>... NOW!
lot of them-contact Seaman mean kingdom come. In the future -- -
Heard Here Bks. 3, which achieved a 100 Dance. I planes will be used completely with planes going to do when -th-;
per cent record in the last Red for travel and also for commercial weather is bad. eh '"

Cross drive, is aiming at another If you see someone moping In a transportation. They're so much PAUL PENNY SClc: "I think
perfect membership in the current corner these days its probably Just faster." I so. For simple reason planes will if.-
Red Cross War Fund Campaign. Richard Micholettl of R-19. captain CHARLES W. BIRCH, AMMSc1: I be fairly safe and the war will
The fellows are eager to keep of the cage team which won I "The helicopter will replace the simplify them. It's a long way off,
t their record spotless. They i the recent NATTC tourney, lamenting car. For the same reason the helicopter -I but it will come eventually. Most
have been leading the War Bond the loss of many of his I doesn't need so much space peope think a plane is hard to

,,..tlotments. at NATTC since De- best players. for landing. It can be driven likea handle, but that is not so. Small
;: .ntbt"r.I ; I car and, in fact, is easier to op- cub planes are (easier to handle
R-33 students this week have eiate It's noted for its simplicity." than a car. I've tried it."
L I The man judged most likely to been shocked by the "brilliance" I HERBERT ACKLEY, AMMPlc: WILLIAM DOHERTY S2c:
__ succeed as aerial tail gunner 1 is of their wing leader, Keith Hayden "I doubt the plane will replace the "Sure. Because planes are faster
I I Vernon Tanelll of the First Navy . Interviewing Radio car in 25 years It's not economical and those left over from this war
i, Regiment ARM School. The School instructor, who had heard I enough fox the average man. I will be used for civilian transpor
reason-Tanelll stacks up to 4 his millionth code character, his suspect there'll be another depres- tation. Planes will increase com
'pet, 11'3 i Inches. only comment on this rare achieve I sion after this war and cars will merce between countries. There'llalways .1

I ment was, "Da-Di-Da." be much cheaper. Too, cars will be cars but there'll b*
'i! Victor Hutchinson of R-33, whose I be improved with plastics, streamlining more planes some day" -it.
father Is a Lieut. Comdr. on the Over in the Fourth Navy Regiment and within price lange so JOHN GREENLEE, AMMPJe: ',t
(Main Side, is the star goalie of the there are a bunch of fellows that twice as many people will own "Yes, to a certain extent. People'.* r *.'':
'V-6 :30-cer: team. back from combat to attend I them as do today." won't use the plane uptown tot .'. "

-.iFlorence I Shipmates to the Rescue. A advanced NATTC schools One JANE CARLISLE, AMM2c: short hops, block to block, but> forV! r < : ; 'I
fine example of the comradeship sailor was on an aircraft carrier "No! Planes aren't practical for extensive travel planes are. very l\;

. .. | .vhich exists at NATTC was dis- I which played a part in the laid on short dates. You couldn't park." practical. Planes have been proven *tw.
r closed last week. Jim Leahy, Tokyo. Another was on the old ANGELO STOULIS, S2c: "I'll to be safer than cars without traffic -
Kirk, celebrated ; .gun fpS2c II t Bks. 3 was summoned to theM Yorktown when it was hit by the take a car any time" conditions."

opera singer who entertafiied naval A shack and given the appalling Japs. Several have had duty V R. JONES AMM2c: "Nope I HOWARD GR.ANT ARM2c: <,, _.
personnel with a concert" at news that his father had died. aboard other U. S carriers. Because there'll always be a number "Hell, no. Planes*ai e not as
All Saints Chapel Thursday: night, Jim was heartsick and hews There are some Britishers thereand of people who will want to tical, not as safe, not as prac11
9 March, ana it one NATTC and t- dered. As the shock wore off, plenty of men with battle ex 1 travel by land." cal and people will 1 '
rium the next evening pauses fora he began to think of getting home. perience The News Reel needsa FRED WILLS, Sic: "Has the scared of planes. The develop-
candid camel shot during her He was 1000 miles from home correspondent !in the Fourth Regiment I automobile replaced the horse ? ment of the plane remains to beseem

Visit to this Station. _. :and short of fund. Jn lesi Which one of you fellows Where I come from we have horses. The people, generally speak-
---- ---- than even hours he was on hisvay. will accept this challenging as Anyway, It's best to" travel that ing, aren't smart enough to fly the

Buy, Buy \\ar Ilnnd . The company com ma o- signment? way and what are all those people plane: of today.

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