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.VOL. 2, No 8 11 May, 1944

An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command



This Week Offers Mother's Day, 1944 Navy Styler i Service Man Or

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Your Last ChanceTo r :' .n o.j ::)/; 4" '. : :". ,I Woma0\ Will Get

Choose Movies I I' lmV i$100 Bond AwardThat's

'Watch On the Rhine' Is : First Prize For .
Tied With "Bataan" As Poster Contest; Entry

Choice Among Sailors Must Be In By 31 May

With nearly 200 votes castin There's $300 laying around just

the Jax Air News Movie itching to belong to some deserv-

Poll, "Watch on the Rhine" I ing members of the Navy, Marine
and "Bataan" lead the list of Corps or Coast Guard.
It's the prize money for the Independence -
CG pictures available for re- Day War Bond Poster
showing with 94 votes each "Reap I contest. ,
the Wild Wind" is a close second The Poster contest is open to all

With 89.The members of the Navy, Coast Guard
poll which began last Thurs- I and Marine Corps on duty at this
day closes Monday, 15 May, at Station, the Naval Air Gunners
18JO. No ballots received after School, the U S. Naval Hospital
that time will be included in the ; I here. NAAS Cecil Field, NATT
final totals which will be turned
t- Center and NAAS Green Cove
ovet to the Welfare Department. tI Springs.
On the basis of these incomplete I I 1 The poster should measure
returns It would seem that the 10 i 14\24 inches and be In four flat
pictures which will play return i tones However, the contest it
performances on the station are: not limited to artists exclusively

Watch on the Rhine 91llatoan and if you hate an Idea for an
94 Indf'ltf'ndf'nce'ar Bond poster!
Reap the WildYlixl 89 <:: ;you can win. Just submit your
Wintertime 71' I .{ : I Idea, accompanied by a rough
Road Morocco 7;? 1 ketch
Door Canteen 69 .<, ., '
First prize is a (100 War
; ,
More the Merrier 69 ,, ... Bond. The runnerup will receivea
: .
Thank Your Lucky Stars 6ftMr. : < $75 War Bond and a $50 War
: Lucky 68 ;, v,:: Bond will go to the third place
r" .
My Sister Eileen W ': winner. Three $25 War Bonds will
However, "Somewhere I'll Find r t I {: d j ) be awarded for honorable mention.
:You," with 54 votes "Action in ': .-' The deadline for entry is at 163
the North Atlantic," 45; "Pride of on 31 May. Submit your entry to
the Yankees," 44. and "Random t[ 7 : your War Bond Officer, or turn it
J Harvest," 42, are not too far be- f in to the Jacksonville Naval Air
hind the leaders and in the five Station War Bond Office
days of voting remaining may I v '.w '' The winners will be decided by a
push their way Into the favored I ; committee of six judges-the executive -
group. i officer of each activity to
The movie ballot is being re- select one representative.
published again this week All 0 I Welfare officers of each of the
.you have to do is place an "X" activities have made available all
after the 10 pictures you would materials and workrooms of the
like to see again Then put your Welfare Departments to personnel
selections in an envelope and ad- F11' desiring to enter posters in the
.dress it to: Movie Editor, Jax AJj contest.
News, Box 2, Administration Annex ---'=.--
You can mail it yard mail on j
the station and U. S. mail from ;:;# a Resume Smokers
town. Your votes will all be care- .

fully tabulated and the results Daj, J0I4 Navy Style" is a fitting title for this! picture It Is symbolic of this wartime : Outdoors 19 May
turned over to the Welfare De- of mother whose husbands in the In
younger generation are serving "Navy the picture above are
.partment which in turn will attempt ,, Mrs S. T. Wet and non, Tommy (at the left), wife and baby of a sailor stationed! here ,and :Mrs.W I For the second straight week the
to book the shows receiving C. Carter and daughter, Joan Victory: Smoker will be replaced by
the most votes. This "Mother's and all mothers will be honored whether special entertainment
Sunday Day they are of the older generation movie at
Rerun of the older pictures is : with sons and daughters In the armed services or of the younger generation with babe In the Mainside Auditorium tomorrow
necessary during the summer be-I arms. Edgar Allen Foe wrote: evening
cause:: of the curtailment of production I "I feel that. In the Heavens above, However it is just the lull before -
in Hollywood during the 'Jhe angels, whispering to one another, the summer storm of activity. .
months of June July and August. Can find among their burning term of love, The Victory Smoker program will
All the newest movies will con I None so devotional M that of Mother." be moved outdoors to Mason Fieldon
tinue to be shown but there will --- .._--- _._--- Friday 19 May. Boxing matches -
not be enough to maintain the ,
wrestling novelty numbers
present movie schedule. IMoney Spent At MainsideShip's music and general entertainmentwill
Keep sending in your: ballots as Worried "JG"It be presented for the edification
that Is the only way that responsible of the Navy audience.
officials can tell which pictures was a very excited young --
the personnel of the station Service Buys Fun officer who dashed Into the Supply -
.want to see.Complete I building the other day and Tenants Advised To
\ tabulated results of the asked a clerk to please find for
I final voting will appear In the Air Every sailor, marine and WAVE him stub requisition number I Settle Their DebtsThere
News next week, I Cheap At \\ The Price I who buys a milkshake, getsa So-anJ-So.
\ __ Sailors at NATTC Norman, haircut, has a juniper altered in "It's very Important that I have been several cues of
&lIent ;'"" the tailor shop or spends a cent ata vital Insisted tenants unintentionally or other
Likeness I make a change, he -
tlllll'n excellent of Admiral Okla., are buying Navy rings for I Main Station Ship's Service activity as the clerk plunged into a I wise moving out of the housing
portrait I 75% under cost. Ships Service reduced receives a free gift on the 'eorltable--mountaln of stub projects without settling their rent
'A. C. McFall, chief of NAOT. has rt"q-
been in oil Seaman Ed the price of $11 rings to I house. uisition.looking for the one he and utility accounts it has been
painted by
of this I $2.50 because the jewelry has not Now let's not be hasty, Mac demanded.Vell announced by Lieut. R L. Steiner
Station. :Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald and don't throw that tomato yet housing officer "These accounts,"
a native of Jacksonville been moving for the last six \ thin particular stub requisition
commercial artist months and they wanted to clear : because no one is trying to kid was one of those which said Lieut Steiner "are direct ob ,
in Chicago
was a
before Joining the Navy. out the stock you. It's the truth, s'help.1& didn't appear to be anywhere ligations to the United States of
Ship's Service doesn't hand outa that such The America and must be paid. When
--- -- --- -- papers are kept.
I the time comes to move out, .be
MOVIE BALLOT I free box of prize crackerjackswith clerk, worried more than somewhat I
every purchase but in return by the Insistent sure to check with the Housing Office

Put an .V after 10 of the 5(5 picture lintel below which you would I for your money it gives you good of the officer, who df'maud"I Main Station, to pay your :account :;
like to nee uguin. merchandise: at low cost-and free up and down and or be certain that there Id ..

Action in North Atlantic....... Background tn Danger....... Bataan.._.. movies, athletic equipment dances, about the Importance not an unpaid-balance.-" ;
Bombardier......... Bomber's Moon......... Cabin in the Sky.-C1&ina...?... picnics, smokers and, yes, even the stub, finally called In other szt-
Crash Due......... Coney Island......... Chctnikv......... Destroyer.......... Jax Air News is a present fromShip's clerks to aid In the search. Canines Can't Make '
Dime ......... Forest Rangers ......... Fire Grave to Cairn......... Follow Service, all for free "Ah, here you are," beamed
th 14' Band......... Heaven Can't Walt.......... Hi' Diddle Diddle.......... Hangmen I Ship's Service la not only a the clerk as the elusive 1 paper I finally With Howling MusicDog
Alto Die.......... Lady Takes A Chance.......... Lady of BurlesqueStore .......... I business operated" for the convenience was uncovered three bournlater.
the Merrier......... My Kingdomor a Cook.......... My Sinter, of Naval personnel 1 but Then the clerk' obviously' I owners must take such 'v ",
Eileon......... MrtLiicKy.......... Minion to Moscow......... Palm Beach It IM also a morale builder that wondering the war had l..enj steps as are necessary do to assure II
Story. ...... Pride of the Yankees....:.... Power Girl......... Random Harvest pays dividends to UN, customers. held up too long, added" "I hope that their dogs not molest ami
... Road to Morocco.., ... Reap the Wild Wind.......... Stand By All profits! derived from Ship's j everything Is"all right. I annoy them neighbors by Jumping on '
Fur Action......... Slightly Dangerous ......... Somcicherr 1II Find You....... Service *go Into the Welfare "It Is' now,, breath the officer barking excessively during ;1
with l li relief he sleeping hours or turning
at Swingled Rhythm......... So Proudly We Hail........ Submarine Fund and It Is this cabbage that a sigh of as over.garbage
A. .. .. Saludjs Amigos......... Spitfire... ..... Stormy Weather......... pays for the free movies and the i erased and the added"Knsign": ". after his I ment, it cans has been The announced Yard Depart. ,,
-1._ Rosie Grady........... Stage Door Canteen .., .... Shadow of other entertainment you receive Junior name Grade" for he.l-t"tltt"nant'.1 had beenpromoted Lieut R. L Steiner will be by;
Doubt ." Tennessee Johnion ....... Tarsan......... They Got Mo Covered Oil the "house.' to round all requested -
In the la.stINav.', I
.. The Sky's the Limit' ......... Tonight We Rail Calati...,..... The prominent role that Ship's and dispose of them up Tenants stray dogs '
Thank Your Lucky Stan......... White Cartjo.. ..._. Wintertime......... Service plays In the Station's rec- also reminded of the Station are
White Savaqe......... We've Never Been Licked......... Watch on. the reational life was described by Lt. Buy, Buy War IJonJsOr lation requiring a from Reogu"v the

Rhine, ......... Aerwl Gunner,........ Ptttiburtj. .......... Comdr George M Keffer of Berk- : Yard Department to permit keep dogs on ... ,
(When completed moll to Movie Editor, ..JII.CIr News, Bo*: Z) ('OtlUtluf'dC.. '<*. Bye, Bye I" ; the Station including Dewey Park.
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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 11 May, 1944


Flying Boat



Efficiency Increase 1e In Assembly And F Ea'r !

Repair During Past 2 Months PraisedAn

increase in Department efficiency of 24 per cent was .

cited by Commander E, Grant of the Assembly and Repair 7.h

Department on this Station in a letter directed to all hands S

recently "This Department has just completed two of its

most successful months in its history, and I wish to take

the opportunity of complimenting: .
and congratulating all hands on

their splendid showing," said : yA
Comdr. G ait. The Inquiring A
"11 Ith only a six per rent In- '* F
creasin personnel 1, the overall 5"5t; y I
production has Increased approximately -
30 per cent. This ReporterQUESTION o :
means an increase In the efficiency -
of the* Department of 24 e

her ct'nt--a record which cannot :
be overlooked and which was
brought about only by the cooperation Once every four monthsthe
and concerted effort Jax Air News puts this
I.f each one of you. A comparison query, "When do you think y.

of the production figure) of the war will end?" to its ..
with those of
m year ago today
shows an even greater Improve readers. Well, when '
ment. That I 11'1' something be ANSWERS: '
proud of." C. D. BRACKETT, S2c: "Imag- : *t'
Lauding he sacrifices which | ine it will end whenever we all get
have been made to accomplish the I over there and pitch in. As to an Clouds form a picturequqe' backdrop for a homecoming Catalina Ju't off the seaplane "beach" at
feat, C 'dr. Grant concluded that, actual date, my guess is that the the Jacksonville Naval Air Station. Scenes like this are duplicated score of time each evening HMFIlYs
"I am sure you all think it was war is good for another two years, return from operational training flighfo over Florida and the Atlantic ocean
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very much worthwhile. You got the at least.

planes and the engines and the accessories -I SGT. T. B. LEDFORD, Marine 'Servicemen To Get
out where they will do Corps: "First we'll have to knock Navy Department Clarifies
the most good, and that's what the Germans out. In other words

counts" :I when the European theatre of the Jo]) Priority With
| war is over, then we can concentrate Program For Advancements

Japs Were Coming I| tougher on to the knock Japs out.and they'll It'll take be I The Civi} Service

another year to clean it up." !I The Navy Department has be-

Right At Carrier"Our I NATHAN C. BYERS, AM2c: "I come number greatly of requests concerned which with have the Diplomacy If Camp N.w.pp.r Srvc!
wish I could
interpret Nostradamus. Servicemen and honor
I advancements women
been received for ,
had thrown
ships! up an
However, since I can't I'll say ably discharged! from the armed
anti-aircraft barrage so thick you reductions and changes in ratings A fluttery young thing with asouthern
could hardly see the Jap planes I Hitler will be a gone pigeon be- for enlisted personnel.In accent approached, a forces are going to ride the inside
through the flak" said Aviation fore August of this year and the an effort to guide all future Navy officer who had just I j track when appointments to jobs
Chief Machinist Mate George H. fellows will be wondering whenthey're requests, the Bureau has promulgated broken out his summer grajs."Why I in the executive branch of the Federal -
Reese, recalling the hottest spot going to get their discharge a number of points which all to It?" he asked, "that I I Government are made the U.
he was in during action at sea. papers by Christmas of hands should know before they Navy officers wear blue In the I S. Civil Service Commission has
"Suddenly we saw a Jap torpedo 1945. I submit requests. The Bureau has winter and gray In the summer disclosed.
plane coming toward us-he was NEWELL GIBBS, PhoM3c: "As ruled that there will be no more ?" Servicemen are entitled by law
in flames and flying Just a few soon as we whip Japan, say, sea duty waivers for men seeking "It's like this, Miss," the to preference in Federal appointments
feet off the water. We saw him' The war in Europe is going to advancement to chief petty offic- Navy officer replied: "In the through the Civil Service
pull up, clear the stern of one of this year. The Germans 19-46'j winter the Navy fight for the I systeca. according to the commission
ers.The Here are some of the breaks
got much left. j North and In the for I II
our escorting ships, and head Bureau feels that there have Hummer .
straight for our carrier. He crashed WILLIS THO R NT 0 N : been a number of errors made in the south." i they get:
into the water before he reached "About 1947. I think they'll berun, interpretation of the new ruling I Thy are given five points In ad-
us. In the same attack another down by then. Germany will be which permits a commanding of- mum service requirements will almost ditioa to their earned rating in
Jap plane made a suicide dive through by then, anyway. Japan ficer to waive half the normal serv- NEVER be considered as i civil service examinations There
He will be whipped in eight more warranted fore, in written examinations they
through the flak. was aimingfor I ice requirement in certain "outstanding" -
years." No Jump i I need earn a rating of only 65: in or-
our carrier and he too crash- individuals. '
tjl into the ocean." I DAVID CARR, Sk3c: "It doesn't Few OutstandingThe The Bureau also wishes to makeit der to attain eligibility. Non-vet
look like it will ever end, but itcan't plain that requests for advance- erans must achieve a rating: of 70.
Chief Reese, who sports plenty I Bureau wishes to make it i I'
be too quick. I suspect it'll ment above the next higher rat- Ten points are added to the
"fruit salad" on his chest, reported clear that "outstanding" means
be over in the later part of '45. I ing will not be approved. It is not earned ratings of disabled veteransor
to VPB Unit No. 1 a fortnightago. I that and that it believes
Germany will be finished in eight I the policy to authorize jumps in those who are over 55 years old
'' I
Memories of the most recent' limited of I
only a very percentage
months. and because of

I rating of more than one grade at disability are entitled
U. S. Navy attacks on the Mar- the personnel can be considered as
GUNNAR JOHNSON. S2c to pension or compensation.Ten .
: "In- a time and it is felt that the pres-
thall and Gilbert Islands and Ta- vasion hangs heavy in the air now I "outstanding. Consequently the I ent service-in-rating is low enoughso points are also added to the
rawa are still fresh in his mind for I and if those Krauts weren't pretty Bureau will consider only a very that no undue hardships will : ratings!! of the widows of veteransand
lie participated in them.A well fortified it wouldn't have been limited percentage in granting this I result. to the ratings of the wives of

vet of 23 years' Naval service, delayed this long. Germany still waiver.In At present sea service is necessary -: those disabled veterans, whose disability -
Reese was leading chief for an has a stout army, as shown in addition, many requests have only for qualification for chief prevents them from being
:BD squadron on one of our car Italy, and it's going to be a helluva been received for advancement of petty officer ratings. However, the employed In Jobs in line with their
riers. He hails from Oklahoma fight when we bust her in the nose. personnel who have not completed Bureau is quite firm that a major former occupations. Ten point veterans .
City. As for the Japs I think the ex- the minimum of service-in-rating consideration in effecting advancements need earn a rating of only
--. -- perts are all wet. She can't fend requirements.; The purpose of the in all ratings should be 60 per cent in written examina.
Stowell off the combined forces of the Al- I minimum service clause was to whether the man is qualified to tions.
Wm. C. Tops i lies after the Germans are killed. provide men who were outstanding. perform these duties at sea even Servicemen are examined without

Graduates At NAGS The Japs will be out by August, Requests for waivers of the mini- though sea duty is not necessary. regard to height, weight and
I 1945." age requirements, except for such
Another difficulty has arisen be-
Highest ranking graduates from HOWARD BIXLER, S2c: "I pre- saving lives. We could bust in pell cause men have been given com- positions as guard, policeman and
the recent class of men at the Naval dict the war will be over this Oc mell in Europe and probably knock rates due almost fireman. Physical r
School Yellow ; the Germans out, but we are pro- plimentary whollyto be waived
Air Gunners' tober. I have a feeling it won't last satisfactory service in duties may Clulrem.ts
follows Wm C. tecting our men and trading time I abled veterans in
Water were as longer.
unrelated to the It
totally rating.
3.34 Donald w.1 ROSS STAMPER Sic for lives I'm glad. They are appointed to Federal
Stowell, Corp. ; : "It will is essential that men be qualifiedto
Johnson, Sic. 3.32; Richard C. Ju- be a couple years yet. The way I JOHN THRASH, Bkr3c: "Four perform the duties of their rat- positions without regard to the apportionment -
lien, Sic. 3.31: Davis R. Nelling, figure with the invasion coming years! I think the Germans will be ings at sea and nothing is more rule, which providesthat
Corp., 3.28; John L. Smith, Sic, I off, the Germans have a pretty licked this year. Then it'll take II humiliating for a man than to be appointments to the departments
3.27: Dennis O. Dorff, Sic. 3.26; good setup over there. They'll be three good, hard years to lick Ja- placed in a position where he cannot in WaEhington shall be apportioned
E. S. Harrington, Corp., 3.26. tough. It'll take a year or 18 pan. We'll lose a lot of ships and" perform the duties rightfully among the states and ,
Jessie A. Davenport, Sgt., 3.25; months to finish 'em. When we get plane. .'hen we invade Japan. I required of him and to be subjectto territories according to popula
John P. Errington. Sic, 3.25; NealA. the British fleet in the Pacific withus ROBERT SPEICHER, AMMlc: a reduction in rating accord- tion.
Bell Sic. 3.25; Elmer W. Oster- we won't have much trouble "We won't spend another holidayin Servicemen are given the privilege
kamp Sic and John De Augus- with the Japs." I war in Germany. But we'll prob- Must ingly. Hate Ability of filing applications tor examinations -
tinis, SIc 324; Jose Sterling Jr., I JOHN EK. S2c: 'The war in Europe ably spend :years running the Japs Finally, advancement in rating I which have closed but
Sic and Robert R. Sobray, Sic I will end in about six months out of all those islands. They'll" should not be thought of as a reward -I for which lists of elijfltlcfl! existor
3.23; Forrest L. Berge, Corp., and after the invasion, if it is success- hold out together in little bands. I II for length of service or for are about to be estetKshed.: :
Freddie L. Moutrie Sic, 3.22. ful. If the invasion isn't successful, I I STEVE BARANOWSKI, BM3c: satisfactory service. It is a certi- Such examinations called "re
---wa----- I God knows when it will be over. I figure about three more years. I fication of competence in the opened" exarairaticas.
The Jap war will end in late 1945 I' take quite a while getting involved and is based spec- In order to establish his right to I
Oklahoman Ties RecordBy or early 1946. We're going to have 1"1 and all set in Europe. I his ialty to upon responsibilities this preference, the veteran should
ability assume greater -
to take the Philippines, and that'llrequire the Japs don't believe in giving -I and to perform the file with his application: for Federal
27th Plane ,
Felling the coraiataaion's i
up. employment
about four months. Thenwe'll
duties of the next higher rate. The
Capt. Robert S. Johnson of Law- jump to the China coast." : H. P. GAUL, Bkr3c: "I'll say six I need for skilled petty officers is preference fcrm--Fcria 14-and
BILL GREEN. S2c: "As an arm- months to beat the Nazis. And acceptable proof of his honorable
ton, Okla, knocked his 27th enemy I greater than ever before but under -
plane out of the skies In the chair Admiral, I'd say we'll wind one :year for Japan. They're half no circumstances should men discharge, the commission has an
European theatre of war this weekto up Hitler's Nazis within 90 days way licked already and with the be recommended for rates for nounced. I
tie the record. Capt. Johnson, after D-day and spend the winter Navy forces all together in the Pa- which they are not completely' 1
a stubby, blond youngster, flying a getting lined up for beating" the cific we'll "have the Japs beaten in qualified.j General ServiceScheduled ; Exam i
Thunderbolt shot down two Ger- Japs to death next spring. that time. ---. I
man plane Monday and tl us G. S. BARNES, S2c "Europe will\ RICHARD TAYLOR, Cox.: "It'll Oi On 18 May ,
83 Get Medal Honor
the mark set in the be ours six months after invasion. be over in the spring of 45.: That'smy
Southwest! Pacific by Major Rich- It'll take six more months to get guess. They're just as sick of I The Congressional Medal of lion- Examinations for general service -
I the arc. Germany shouldbe or, the Nation's highest military ratings will be given at the .
ard Bong, 23, of Poplar, Wls. Both the manpower and equipment to war as we I
Johnson and destroyed the Pacific and we'll be finished: done by Christmas. When the award, has been given to 83 sol Main Station Mesa Hall on Thurs-
Capt.!! all 27 enemy panes in the there in two years. The war will Germans are done, the Japs can't diers, sailors and marines since day 18 May, the Educational Office
air. last longer because our leaders are fight the world alone." Pearl Harbor announced.r .

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THE GOLD BRAID BROTHERS! Legion Of Merit Admiral Presents Award j jr

Two brothers who have served In the Navy outside the continental I .N '
r limits of the U. S. In this war and who were reunited at %
Is Given Comdr.
thin Station In March were advanced together In rank from lieu. .;

tenant to lieutenant commander last week.
The brothers Lt. Comdr. Henry Lupton Bains and Lt. Comdr. Wm. A. Schoech r <' / ,

Albert Maxwell Bans, are attached to the Medical Department's ,.
Dental Dispensary here. They are from BlountsvlUe, Ala. >
Albert, 31, graduated from Blountsvllle High School, a two year Comdr. William A Schoech
pre-dental course at Howard College and received a doctor's degree USN, who has recently returned
In dentistry from Atlanta Southern Dental College. Henry, 29, from duty In the southwest Pacific
followed In life brother's footsteps at all the schools and receivedthe to Join the staff of the Naval Air

same degrees. Operational Training Command,
Comdr. Albert Rains entered the Navy on 20 June, 1911, and was awarded the Legion of Merit
served at a British Isles, U. S. Naval Station until reporting here by Rear Admiral Andrew C. Me

on 19 March, 10&&. Brother Commander Henry entered the Navyon Fall, chief of naval air operational '
6 January, 1911 and arrived here 12 March, 19U after a training, at ceremonies held Mon r
tour of duty In Africa. Ills! wife, Mrs Giselle Rains, is living in day afternoon at this Station. #

Oran, Algeria.Commercial According to the citation, 1; ',
I Comdr. Schoech awarded the
I was '" "
Legion of Merit medal for "ex- () ,
Two and A Half ceptionally meritorious conduct tithe '
FOR SALE: performance of outstanding
Absolutely new $75 Coolerator Ice services during the period 11 September ,
refrigerator for $30 cash. 4202 Quincy At 26 1912 to 20 January 1941. "
St.. Jacksonville or see Lojd llltt. Striper
ART2c: at Radio Shop. VF-4 Hangarlit first as materiel and planning offi- i 4t
cer, and later as chief staff officer r a
with complete let : William T. Hardaker at ) 2
Electric exerciser to the Commander U. S. Naval t 1
1r f fI fJ
of belt. Ha t -hp motor. Call Flock e fi
I the age of 26, U one of the Aircraft, Southwest Pacific Fleet." ; i ,.
at 400.
i iQ ik it
Baby carriage complete with mat- youngest Lieutenant Com- As materiel and planning offi- I
_. ers. In good condition. Phone An- manders In the regular Navy. cer, Comdr. Schoech played a .
i .erson at Ext. 8834 The youthful Operations .
"J In development
Day bed. two rocking chairs and one large part planning
end table. Price $75. Located at Officer at this Station was of U. S. Naval airbases
3437A Taylor Dewey Park. promoted from lieutenant to in the southwest Pacific,
Two bedroom suite, Ihlng room suite two and a halt stripes last including the execution of negotiations
and dinette suite, :32 ISA Blair Street.Dwey week. '
with the Australian
Park 7-IE-tL! \\
19.J9 Plymouth I four door sedan. In excellent Comdr. Hardaker enteredthe In this regard his citation
condition. Calt Lt. Caldwell Navy in 1938 after grad. states that his "sound
) uating from Columbia U. conscientious devotion
two judgment and
1933 door Ford GO with V-8 motor.
SJtf: cash. Call 2arter :5 P. M. with a BS degree He wasa to duty contributed greatly
'A' unit-living room suite, bedroom and backfield ace in college. to the success of Allied Naval

dinette suite mattress, rugs, curtains, lamps, springs, window, innerspring The 26-year-old Naval combat .Force operations in the Southwest v"v
veteran of this war is a Pacific Area." \ ,
:shades etc, available for Inspectionany ;t ;
time, naval offlcei' ordered to other I native of Altoona, Pa Comdr. Schoech a native of <
duty. Call 2-8167, I Blakesburg, Iowa, began his naval hear Admiral A. C. McFall. Chief of Naval Operational TrainIng -
Baby carriage complete with mattress I Comdr. William A. Schoech of the NAOTC staff, face the
1 in good condition, call Anderson, Ext. career in 1921 when he entered the and
1. Navy News Begins naval academy at Annapolis. Grad- camera with a smile following award of the Legion of Merit: to

JOU RENT I uating in 1928, he moved on to< Commander Schoech during brief ceremony In the Admiral's office sat

Double room :225G St Johns A'enue.I I Personal Sketches"Navy flight training at Pensacola, and the Jacksonville Naval Air Station.
7-&U7 I won his wings in 1930.
Two double rooms 2601 Park Street. I News," thrice weekly i
7- J68, In the peaceful :years before the
Double room and meals 2000 Park newscast over. WJAX at 1750 war he saw duty with the battle True Story
Mreet. 74801blncle I will begin series of thumbnail force observation wing and patrol' '
bedroom with private entrance ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.-Clad
sketches of outstanding personalities squadrons at Pearl Harbor and
2"139 Algonquin. In old Vice Adm.
at the Jacksonville NAS with an
Bedroom. 2531 Dellwood. 7-fi028. Alaska and added to his educationby
Double bedroom 1121 Talbot Street tomorrow's broadcast. I taking a post-graduate courseat Frank J. Fletcher, Chief of the
24)0.Comfortable. I Northwestern Sea Frontier anda
room In private home convenient Tomorrow's sketch will be of Annapolis and by earning arM
to bus line. near Oak and King Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall, A. degree at California Insti- visiting congressman were
Sts. 5-90Ta chief of Naval Air Operational tute of Technology. From 1910 to strolling: on a beach when a
,Want to share new home with working tough old seabee drove upvin
couple. B. Montaigne 1283 MacArthur Training. 1912 he served in Seattle, Wash. a truck.
Street (near Cumberland Road), txt as operations officer of the air I
Future sketches will be a sort "(ley, you." he veiled at the
station there and as Navy I
of "Who's Who" officer and representative
ovelv, large room In private riverfront among admiral. "Where can I dump
home near Air Station, with garage enlisted personnel I at the Boeing Aircraft this stuff?"
privilege (one person). :2-2869, factory I QUESTIONSANSWERS "
Single room for gentleman 2830 Park "Navy News" is reported by In 1912 he joined the staff of I I "Suit yourself, replied the
Street 2-6298. I Pvt. Herbert Johnston of the Mar- I the Southwest Pacific Fleet ( ARE PRINTED ON admiral.
Double room with kitchen privileges ine Aviation Detachment, a for- "Okay," aid the tteahee, unloading
tor officer and wife. J8>4 Concord, Commander, and remained In PAGE 5..J .
2-3341.: mer West Coast radio announcer that position until January of hU cargo. "I thought
f oom with kitchen privileges 1230reenridge and scrlpter, on Monday, Wednesday this year" when re returned to QUESTIONS: maybe you worked around
< Road, 9-2295 and Friday. 1. History happens so fast now- here."
the United State for with
Two rooms and bath above garage with duty
laundry facilities 134 Elizabeth i Place, the Naval Air Operational Train adays we need a day and month, "No," Adm. Fletcher mitad.
2-5o03 ing Command. as well as the year, to "date" an "I run another department."
\\'.\ Tlm TO UNWANTED event. But in the distant past a And off hfl walked.
Radio Besides the Legion of Merit,,
TO BUY: mm. movie ca, \- Programs "year" should be enough to call
Comdr Schoech also wears the
eiallkes.. Kxt 8230
to mind several important episodes.So .
''Automobile ;jack to sell or trade for 'rlday-"Xavy News," WJAX, American and Asiatic-Pacific The- Advised
Caution In
r\\ arf't. Also auto hinge: mirror Mil- 17501755.: ater ribbons and the American De- what happened in 1215, 1492
Ion Hecht. Interim Overhaul. Shop 61 and 1607 ? Get two out of three,
,Day shift or call 7-7291, Saturday-"X a v y Wing," fense Medal. He and his wife, the 2. The three signal alphabetsused Use Of Mail BoxesCare
,tale model used automobile. Lt. CdrMarron former Miss Barbara Bennie. ol
2-8353 WJAX 1900 1930; andMumpin' Birmingham, Ala., make their in the U S. Navy are the in placing mail in the boxes:
Late model car In good condition will Jax", WPDQ, 2,1152300. flag hoists, the International Morse in which it should' be
nay cash Chief Coon, Kxt. Ste. Jacksonville home on the naval air ? placed was
and the
Late model live-passenger sedan with station urged in a recent memorandum
good tires; will pay cash, Call Gade onday-"Xavy News," WJAX, __--WJLi m 3. Can you name the horses that circulated on the Station "All
22507. I 1750-1755. finished in one-two-three order in hands are directed not to placeU.

A Helbros WANT Aviators TO Lapse TKADK Time Watch I Tuesday-"Wings Over America Hon. Artemus Gates the Kentucky Derby last Satur- S. mail in Yard Mail boxes or

4Ohionometer), valued at J100 00 anda I ," WJ1IP, 2100-2130. day outgoing Yard Mail baskets, and
Combination lighter and cigarette, case I Wednesday-"N a v y New s," Lauds Bond BuyingA 4. CNS describes this plane as! a also not to place Yard Mail in
Rinson) for a small camera prefer36MM.
G i W Vail AEM1., Shop 11 I WJAX, l1' -ln5. letter commending the Jack- low-wing transport powered with U. S mail boxes or out-going mail
Electric- Inspector, Ext 8400.. -- --- sonville Naval Air Station for sup- four radial engines. The nose of baskets." it read.
--- -- ----- port of the War Bond campaign the deep, oval fuselage extends well "Yard Mail should be addressedto

''A Mother's Pride And Joy has been received here from the an individual by name and de
Hon. Artemus L. Gates, Assistant partment. If mail is addressed toa
Secretary of the Navy For Air department only it will be delivered
I 'The interest evidenced by the to the head of the department

C I splendid War Bond report made In many cases Yard Mail Is

a $ by your activity as of 1 April is i addressed to civilians without
$ very pleasing to note," the Assist- ,\ showing any department as part of
ant Secretary declared. "The per- \/+\ the address and the Yard Mail
centage of participation figure of \\ \,11 I service is unable to identify them.

} 91.6 and 97 respectively for Naval \\1 } '\ I.. Such incompletely addressed mail .

and civilian personnel is outstand- ,' \i.r" will have to be returned to the
ing ," \\ \ sender

"The enthusiastic cooperation of 1 \\: ". "Failure to include the department

your entire personnel, as demon- \'l1 as part of the address of
\ strated through these high percentages :\\ Yard Mail intended for individuals

, is ample evidence of a 'M.I places the burden of directorizingmail
'' J
1 : I strong esprit de corps at your ac- l\. \\ on the Yard Mail service, and
tivity.: '; will result in delay in the deliveryof
c "My sincere congratulations to such mail" ;
ahead of the engine nacelles. Both t
you and to all personnel at your -- -
command." edges of the wings taper equallyto
I '--- rounded tips. The tapered tail- Skating Title Match:

plane has rounded tips and a sin- A city championship will bo held .
Ship's Co. Dance At gle fin and rudder Can you now for dance and free-style roller

. 'hId identify the plane byname T skating 14 May at the Jax Roller
NAGS Great Success 5 The Office of Price Administration Rink, it has been announced by ',1. : Wednesday evening May, at last week relaxed regulations James Gradwell, manager Those j
.tJ. 2030 the Welfare Department at on meat rationing. Who is wishing to take part in this con-

NAGS had a Ship's Company the OPA Administrator? test should register with their respective
'. dance which WAVES from Main- 6. Let's pretend they are side partners at once at the
side. Cecil Field and Lee Field, I by side. Which would be the tall- lax Roller Rink.

I ,, SPARS from Jacksonville and St. I est, the Empire State Building the
"\1" 04 : Augustine and WACS from Jacksonville Eiffel Tower or the Brooklyn all later became Chief Justice of

j_ ,. .,...., <: ."_'-' <<,,J.." and Camp Blanding attended Bridge, if it were standing on end the Supreme Court. Can you namo "
's Mother's Ihiy Is In the offing, and what could be more fitting : 7. The Navy and Marine Corps any two of the four men? h.
ld than that "Liz" white feline pride and joy of the Aircraft DeliveryUnit The auditorium was colorfully Medal is awarded for noncombatant 9. In the Array what la tho .
on this Station should receive proper recognition. She's displaying decorated and the music was action only while the Navy equivalent rank of a Navy Cap.

n. the peak of contentment above as die Imparts a few words. 'sweet and hot" as furnished by Cross is awarded for combat action lain?
I "f advice to "Hellcat," one of her recent arrivals, who carefully Al Satina and the Air Gunners Or- only. True or false? 10. In this wartime shortage of
"""" 1 by Lieut. Comdr. Gustav W. Yon Colin. Attending the little chestra.; 8. One was Washington's first help, what fictional households

ter of "chow," Inside the "palace" In "\\\\ildcat another ebony Comdr E E. Dolecek was pres- Secretary of State the second was might you envy for these serv '
j ., IIItod ," a gray, and ent and spoke a few words before Theodore Roosevelt's Secretary of I ants: ((1)) "Rags" and Mrs. "Rags",, v
i "Liz." This isrthe third family within recentirmonths for"Liz," presenting the winners of a jitterbug War, the third served as Secretaryof (2)[ ) Jeeves and (3) Birdie, Get ;.

the first arriving In the wings of on old plane In August of 1013.! contest their award. I State for both Harding and I two out of three? J'4"1i !'
'v-: But look at that splendid home tJie has now From rags to richer 3i---r Coolidge and the fourth was Cool- 4-. I

hers I might well<< be her story. IsUT, nur War Ronda idge's first Attorney General. They Zip your lip; save a ship G

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Kelatloni Office at no expense to the government. Copies
ore distributed free ot charge:; to enlisted and other Naval
J'fisonnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Technical Mother 1 Is In This, Too! j
Training Center the Headquarters ot the Naval All
Operational Training: Command. Naval Auxiliary Air Station By Chaplain Robert T. Weston
Careen Co\e prln s. Naval Auxiliary Air Station, "
Cecil Field, Naval Air Gunners' School, the. U. S. Naval Where do you go when you get leave Perhaps, l l K.;
Air acuities. Mayport.
and Naval Auxiliary
you're different, but most of us go to a place called'\ ..

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall USN "home." There may be many reasons why we go, but .
Chief ot Naval Air Operational Training: back of them all, there Is usually someone in it who 4''
makes It home, and It wouldn't be home without her. ( '"
Captain Walton Commandant.W Smith. USN Father is Important in that picture, too, but it is ?; ,.
Jacksonville Naval Air Station mother who makes the'home, and it la she who has f .
moulded the lives of all who share it. 1"|
Captain Joseph Commanding B. Lynch OfficerNaval A-VG). USNR, She is the one who bears the burden of the war, i'

Air Technical Training Center too, from the start. Maybe you think it's tough when j i
i you get three months of messcooking; or the work I
Captain Comma d nglOfficerlC), USN, i gets hard, and the regulations in your hair. But :

U. S Naval Hospital l she watched you with anxiety as the war crept closer' ;
Polecek. USN, 1 a a r 1 Y Ir I tr to you, drawing you in. She worried night .after ,1 t
Edward E.
Commander Commanding Officer I night while you slept, long before you put on a .
Naval Air Gunners' School uniform.
: i Perhaps it u'atnth a smile that the watchedlease -,
Commander William\ ; H. Ash ford. Jr., USN, :1
Commanding Officer ; for the training camp, but while you slept, :,
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove Sprints prayed that you might be safely. restored to her in ,

Samuel G. Mitchell.Commanding time to come. And she prayed not only that you coma f '
Officer back physically sound, but that you might be able' r-
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field to withstand the temptations and strains of tror-

Lieut Col. Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Ret), ; a. YIT yR. time. After your train had gone, the. held her head
Commanding; Officer M/t/IIIANAIA, high, but she went home and wept. And through
Marine Barracks the long months since, there have been many times
Ret ;"And here's another pot you didn't ctean."vBreez when her pillow J was wet with tears-while perhaps -:
Lieut. Col. William T. Evan. USMC ( ) t ..
Commanding; Officer. you were having a "good time."t Perhaps you were :
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe forgetting her, but she was praying for you "
poil6I! bl4.. i You have grumbled many times about the waiting:
JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service She love and lost-because !!Ihedidn't
life but .
which is characteristic military you wero
matter prohibitedwithout es
of credited"
material." permission Republlcatlon ot CNS. War Department :AS) E. have the right'er.Dellnltlon. in it, and you found things to do. But all that time J'? ,'"

42nd St.. N. Y. C. Salty Humor From she has been waiting, waiting, waiting, and only too X*
his fel-
who loves
Cannibal One
: glad if perhaps the delay that afflicted you held you ,
Remember Them Here And There lo\\'men-wlth gn'y.Geontlema.n who longer in safety Yet as the days grow into months
: A man neverstrikes and the months to years, the lines of worry deepen >Ito
This year, more than ever before, sons a woman with his hat on. furrows in her face, and her hair turns to silver t
and daughters will be away from their Epitaph Jury: Twelve men chosen to decide before its time. Yours may be the "blood and
Here lies the Chief who has the better
lawyer "tears" of the And
hers the
In the Army sweat, but are war.
Mother's Day.
mothers on Let him lie, (!his\ is true, also, of the thousands of young mothers
and at Naval Stations as well as on lieN found ret. Eager
camps who wait at home with their babies, hoping and .<
the battlefronts all over the world, Americanmen And.M; have I. "Like to see a model home, praying month after month for the end of the war '

and women in uniform will pause to e sailor 1""Sure. and the safe return of their husbands.It .
Talk Shop what time shall I pick
seems a good thing, therefore, to observe one
who anxiously -
and mother* "
think of home a Hostess: "What's your favorite her up? day in the year, not simply u a special remem.
waiting, and hoping.It sport" brance of mothers, but as a sort of check to remindus
is hard for us to forget for when every- Sailor: "Sleighing.' Tactics that our obligation to them is a continuing one, <

one else has, mother's letters keep coming, Hostess" : "Now, let's not talk First Girl: "I hear Jane's" marrying and that perhaps we need to renew our loyalties to .
words that bring shop. a second lieutenant. them and all they stand for to us. Not simply by
endearing encouraging a Second Girl "Yeah-the first
the gifts we may have sent for Mothers' Day, nor
with them the realization of why we fight, Wabbit one got away." by the letter which we certainly ought this day of 'a*

why we are here away from the ones who Once upon a time, the story goes, all days to write to them but by a deeper concern I'*":

love and who in turn cherish us. a lady opened her Westinghouse Smart Child for the spiritual values they have sought to teach --
also deserves refrigerator, and there sat a little A six-year-old youngster teas us, and by a continuing thoughtfulness for them a.i ." '. "
Then there is a wife who white, rabbit. talking things overiith his mother we remember that the real burden of the war It .
tribute on this day. Like the one who gave "My goodness," she cried, "uhat shortly before going to the hospital theirs. 4S

birth, she has borne your children, are you doing heret" for a minor operation. ,..
you them and cared for them so I "This w a Westinqhouif, Isn't "Mother," he said, "I'm goingto
watched over it t" asked the rabbit. be a good boy at the hospital,
that they might grow into healthy young i. "Y e", it %s." and take all the medicine they I Divine Services I :'

men and women. She, too, is a mother and "Well," sighed the little rabbit, give me. But I'm not going to let ,.
this Mother's Day, "I'm wetting" them put anything over on me like '
must not be forgotten on ,
Protestant Monti
SPoor Chapelt l Road and Birmingham
did when
the world over. they yon they gate you 0730-Holy Communion. ..;;: .
Pig a baby. What I want is a dog." 0830-Recruit Divine service.
So those of us who are lucky have two Chiefslfe: 'Tomorrow' our 0030-Training Center Divine service. ( ;
0930-Sunday School (small chapel)l | "'i
mothers, two grand and wonderful women silver wedding anniversary', John. Diplomat"I 1043--General Divine service. J". ;....
have'done much to fashion us, our future Let's' butcher that hog out In the don't think I look thirty, do 18455-Vesper service, .
who pen." you dear?" Catholic Chapel: Moktfn Road and DlrmliKham Artnve.Ob3 '
and past. Whatever we are or hopeto Chief take it out <>-Mas*.
our : % 'by on the "No, dear. Not now You used 0700-Mass. ;
be, it could not have been possible without hog? Why murder him for what to." 08JO Mas*. i
25 ?" e O030-Mass. .
the inspiration years ago
them. They have been i lOtMass.1700Mass.: v ,
Not Much
within which has steadily -
the strength grown
Proverbs GI: "Do you think I'm con Christian rirnre ?.nl..t': Mnttla gad tad nirmlntbtidLv t
us and brought the happiness that is ours. Familiarity breeds contempt and ceited?" nne. .

No matter how high we have already children. Girl: "No, why do you ask ?" Jewish 1100-Small Service chapel: Small Chapel (Mustin Rood and] ,.I-

climbed: or hope to reach on the ladder of Cleanliness is next to godliness' GI: "Well, men as goodlookingas i Birmingham Avenue).
but in barracks It's next to Im "
who our am usually are.
success, never forget the two women 1800-Sabbath Service (Friday). i'..
0810-Sabbath Service (Saturday). x ..
have always been there, waiting, encourag-
1730--Devotions (Tuesday) NAGS and Cecil Field.
ing and helping. So this Sunday, on Moth- Jl.: ",f: ...t.<':" 'J"-" 1730 Devotions'
;:::::> # '-, (Thursday) Green Cove Spring
er's Day, just remember. It is the least. /Zking5L( ,

you can do.Women <

Who-Can't'=. Wait C I From Oilier Papers I

Last week in the Jax Air News a CNS A. Story

which quoted Major JohnS. --' It was in a movie house. On the screen was being
story appeared ... :t. .
< shown a government film urging everybody to keep
the China- "
Garrenton, a chaplain ... ; -=-- rc.r1 the temperature no higher than 65 at home ,

India-Burma wing of the Army Air Trans- ....., '. .....; .... ,. .... ( of the coal shortage. The temperature b'e" "
port Command, as saying that unfaithful SHOT AND SHELL.
:wives and sweethearts are one of the big- By STEVE KALAGIAN Y2c

gest worry among U. S. fighting men over- Famous WriterThe

Although Harry I Station was honored Thursday by a visit from
seas.Chaplain Garrenton went on to say that Radio Station W cd that the whole thing had been Richard Tregaskis, famous author and war correepondent -

such women were the "lowest thing I know. been to the Public a joke. : who wrote "Guadalcanal Diary" and other
I best selling books and magazine articles on the war. ,
And about the next lowest thing I know is Office on the If you think that the service THE AVENGER, Fort Lauderdale.

the man who plays around with her." times, he was man's rate for the showing of "The ".
isn't it? escort to show Adventures of Mark Twain" at a
That's putting it pretty strong, AMUSEMENT CALENDAR .
local theatre is
a permanent policy,
But a man of Major Garrenton's reputation a few days ago. En you're bound for disappointment.After (Number after each show date at
wouldn't be making a statement like that if WAVE got lost the showing of this produc- Student Officers' Auditorium) .

he didn't have a good reason. Obviously, a to be at loss as to tion, the theatre will revert back FREE MOVIES

lot more of the things that the Army Chaplain abouts of the PRO to its policy of charging servicemen Toda"Jamboit'f'," George Byron ((14)). ,.
speaks of have been going on than we So being every the same price as civilians. -RoBie the Riveter," Jane Frate (Student Officer -.
Mr. Cole Auditorium .
man, very only)
dared to admit. rected her to the HIT OF TilE \VEEK-Tnln Sunday-"Once Upon a Time,"' Cary Grant Jane .
To those of us in the service in the States, wanted to go. boys, dressed in pajamas and 'I Blair (16).

this should prove of sufficient warning about bathrobe, standing at attentionIn Monday-"Cobra Woman," .Jon Hall, Marie Mon-

our conduct around a woman who has a This story has all front of their house In the Station t tea (16)). -
Remem- of the old days ../ ) Housing project to salute the Fuesday"Between Two Worlds," John Garfield
husband or a sweetheart overseas. alum. It happened in II"P"I flag at the NATTCenter aa It I ((17)).
ber that tbe man she is deceiving is in the when the editor of Ot goes up every morning at 0800. nesday-uPin-Up Girl," Betty Grable (11& .
service like you are and imagine how you papers receded an S e 0 i rhursday-"Black Parachute," Bella Lugosl 1 ..

would feel if some one you loved were be- that one of the trucks MOVIE REVIEW "Cobra Other Entertainment
traying while you were fighting in paper had run down Woman," Marie Montez, Jon Hall (Monday-Thursday show starts at 1300, 1700,
who were stationed (Main St. Monday, St. Of fie., 1930; 1430, 1700 1930 on Sunday3 J
"blood, sweat and tears" for her very itor immediately ( Tuesday). The entire action takes fo'aturday-8hlp's Dance.

preservation. the station officials C.Btl.o <] .. pace five! Monday-"Ilout* of Magic"


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t t. Cobra Woman And Mate Story Written By Aid RecruitingThree I "House of Magic"

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i : 7'' ,; : .. '::> ', Lieut. Giroux Is Will Thrill You I

,r"', : '.;"." ,-,. ','$ ..-:
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t : : :; : : In New Collier'sLieut. 'At Main StationThe

.. .' Robert Giroux, USNR, "House of Magic," a ''hit

: author of the leading story In thiweek's : show In every major expositionsince
edition of Collier's magazine Chicago's Century of Prog-
i. is now assigned to Aviatioi ress; will be on display at the Main
Training at this Station. Station Auditorium Monday night.
Lieut. Giroux's true story Is entitled The show begins promptly at 2000.
"Rescue From Truk" and it Unfolding a bag: of tricks that
receives prominent notice on the would even put a magician to
shame, C. E. Gluessing, who pre
: front cover page of the national
bl'V sents the "House of Magic show,'*
bl't V Introducing the author, Collier'i will demonstrate everything fronta
says: 'kidnap detector" to a locomo-

"Lieut. Giroux is Just back from tive whose movements are con
an assignment with a Carrier Ail trolled by the spoken voice.
) '. I Group. This group the oldest as Sponsored! by General Electric,

well as the luckiest in service ir this production also features the
the Pacific took part in almost world's first sun motor; a man
every major action-Marcus Is walking away from his own
i of the shadow shaking hands with It
land, Tarawa, occupation
} rf Gilberts occupation of the Mar- and then rolling it up in a box;

;" shall!, Truk and others. Its casualties humidity control with a light
were so few, comparatively, which can be turned on by blow-
" ing a moist breath or turned off
.. and its successes so numerous thai
-:/ I
its fliers are known as the rabbit's by a dry breath making
foot pilots of the Pacific. possible to "blow out" an electric -
"Lieut. Giroux's lamp just as a candle flame
f! c Navy job gave
him an advantageous observatior la blown out
r1. post. He was executive assistant The "kidnap detector" consists
4 and of a bell which is attached to the
.', ; to. the Group commander ai
)w.r ,. such, was responsible for many de baby. Whenever a body approachesit
tails of the spectacular rescue the alarm goes off, thus makingit

..;.,. .. Like most of the Group, Lieut impossible to steal the baby. The
Giroux often touched the edge oi; control of electric current by
,: disaster. demonstrated with a miniature

ft "Giroux is a Columbia Univer electric train which obeys ordersto
sity Phi Beta Kappa one of ter "stop," "Go Ahead," and "Back
S. college graduates chosen in 193( Up." This is made possible by the

'I", by Columbia Broadcast System tc v number of sounds and their timing

take an apprentice course of train when spoken into a microphone
,,; ing in all phases of radio. Before provide the electrical impulses
f' which control the actions of the
tti the war he produced two books
o based on radio broadcasts from train.
S Europe. In 1940 he joined the book These are only a few of the

'- t + .. firm of Harcourt, Brace as ar. many 'miracle" acts which are in
4? editor." store for you Monday night. Yet
?' v Collier's added that the Lieutenant all of the "tricks" have a scien-
.. hopes to help with theearly tific basis! and may prove to be a
: I publication of a twovolume portent into; our future way of
work called "Kaby on Crlb- living They were all developedafter
bage" by Comdr. John Baby of years of hard work in the
this Station. Buf Lieut. Giroux research laboratories of General

hastens! to add that while Comdr. Electric.
Kaby "pla 's a mean game of -% gj -- *

I cribbage, the story about a bookis
just a joke." Quiz Contest

rc 4 I ""Rescue From Truk" is about a
r P i : I downed U. S. Navy fighter pilot (QUESTIONS PRINTED ON
being snatched from under the PAGE 3)

(- very guns of the Japs. It is a
? heart-warming story of an entire
c task force determined that one pilot (QUESTIONS PRINTED ON

y( shot down in the lagoon on PAGE 3))
1t.v >u' the second day of the Truk raid,, 1. 1215--.King John of England
; s should not be abandoned."it is the granted the Magna Carta to the

.. r rt first exclusive account of the rescue barons; 1492--Columbus sailed the

:. Maria Montez and Jon Hall, who were together in "All 13aba" of Lt. (Jg) George Blair of ocean blue, and discovered Amer-
and the Forty Thieves" are the stars again in "Cobra Woman," Sewickley, Pa., who can thank his ica: 1607--Jamestown, the first
which plays at the Main Station Theatre on Monday and at the shipmates and his prodigious permanent settlement in America,

I Student Officers' Auditorium on Tuesday Miss Montez does a swimming ability for being reunited was established.

"Cobra Dance" In the picture which is supposed to be a wow* with his loved ones today. 2, The semaphore.
--- --':![. I 3, 1. Pensive. 2. Broadcloth. 5,

Rw:: Aid Money Spent At MainsideShip' WAVES from this Sta- I Stir Up.
,j. jou
Smoking Lamp Need
Do tion are thin, week touring Widely I 4. It's the U. S. C-54.

t'oatiBurd from four ., Service Buys Fun separated! sections of Floridagiving 5, OPA, Administrator Chester
two !islands and In PurchasingYour Continued from page one first hand accounts of the Bow les.
place on mythical
Calif former Pacific Coast training and opportunities offered 6. Brooklyn bridge
.. is concerned with elaborate costumes eley, i
bank executive and executive vice by the 1'Oato prospective 7. True.
beautiful girls and more Gift?
j 8. John Jay, William H. Taft,
of the Hancock recruits as Stort'kf't'perslary:
president Collegeof
: than an eyeful of Miss Montez and Harlan F.
Charles E. Hughes
whose "cobra dance" is reported" Aeronautics at Santa Maria, DeVItt (top), Geraldine Evanscenter
need personal !
Do a
to be a show stopper. you ? Calif. Comdr. Keffer has been serv- ( ), and Anne Harris (lower Stone.
Mother's colonel.
Day 9.
.. ), cover Tampa St. Petersburg Army
Time Cary ing as Ship's Service Officer here
"Once Upon a If you can't get into town, sail- 10. The Rags-The Whiteoaks of
,4 Blair. M. S. Sunday for the last eight months and he Orlando Dajtona Beach,
Grant, Janet ( ; ors, the Girls Service Organization the "Jalna" books; Jeeves-Bertie
"t" Gainesville Tallahassee. and
,:' St Offic., Mon.). A fantasy more of the USO will furnish Moth- is now being detached for another bur- Wooster of the Wodehouse stones;
It In the
on the philosophical side and if you Service Navy assignment His successor asShip's roundingterritorit'8.
er's Day Gift Shopping I and Birdie-the radio Gilderslee'ebousehold.
first' time in this district that
) chances Servcie Officer is Lt Joe A.
like action in your movies, free of charge. I .
been taken from
WAVES have
are you won't be so enthusiastic All you do is contact the Station Adams of Jacksonville, a former -
the field to help with recruiting. I
district for the Winn-
about this one. Welfare Office describe in writingthe supervisor
:w. e Lovett chain stores Plans are in barge of the Jacksonville -
kind of gift you wish pur- Broadcast To
Recruiting tlon.
: SECTION-The Pulitzer Florida and Georgia. Lt. Adams
HOOK chased and how much you want to
:" prize-winning book "Journey In I spend. Leave the required money has been assistant to Comdr. Kef -v j- Fixed Target Range

the Dark," Is the story of an ambit I and the Gills Service Organizationof fer.As Bereolos Is MissingLt. Another look behind the scenesof
inns boy who grew up on the the USO, 311 West Duval street a retailer, the Navy Ship'sService will
wrong Hide of the tracks!', his 8tnlgor will purchase, wrap and mail your is unique. Like any busi- glen and adjustments before wealth package, ness organization it must "break mer Notre Dame and NAS foot- be provided on the "Navy Wings"broadcast

and social position came his waj. even" but it is not worried about ball player, has been reported miss- I over WJAX, Saturday
Hut through all the years he was the new Secretary of the Navy competition or interested in fat Ing in action in the South Pacific I 13 May at 1900. the
never able to completely lose the Keep those movie ballots comingso profits. Not only are its profits where he was a Naval flier. The Fixed Target Range at
Naval Air Gunners School at Yellow
been ---------
loneliness that had always that your favorite pictures
I limited by regulation, but the Navy
within him. "Journey In the Dark" reshown during the summer able to reduce! prices still more. Water will be the scene of ac-
I encourages Ship's Service stores Low price will be lowered again tivities. Here, John Hagopian
Itt a powerful, dynamic novel which months The "House of Magic"
Is not only good rt'ftlIngbut a show cominghere Monday looks to keep them as low as possible. I and Ship's Service earnings will AOMlc of Chicago, Ill., will show!

challenge to our society as well.You'll I like a pretty good deal Remember When you glance over a price list be net so an to produce just the Navy Reporter how aircrew-
.L. find It In the Station li- mates, this Sunday is -for instance, ten cent milk- enough money to meet the Welfare men get their first taste of machine -
brary. : Mothers' Day So don't forget shakes, tax free cigarettes and so I needs." : gun firing. Hagopian the
I forth know all sell for substantially petty officer on this range :
leading ,
LETTER-"Dear Steve: jour mother or your wife If you you Ship's Service is Big Business, I
J thiiilo: that it would be a good I have one. It means a lot to them : less than civilians pay. and the merchandise is bought in will be assisted in his demonstration -

Idea I/ you put in a plug for the I and It should to you Invasion' Moreover, many items are scarce bulk by men" trained to drive a stiff : by Joe Spitale, one of theIn-

,- Hobby Show at the U.S.O. Center talk Is all you hear thesedays and not found on the shelves of bargain. Naval customers benefit structors. features
Music for the broadcast
at Sit W. Duval. I In town The best one so far civilian stores nowadays. from this system and avoid paying Monte
and the NATTCen
Fellows like me that want to was the civilian' dopester who Insisted During his eight months as manager exorbitant prices on the open Air Ralph Raiders. J
make things haven't an opportun- : that the Invasion was on market I
Service affairs
of Ship's rte----- .
Ity here at the Radio School and l last week but the government All told, Ship's Service operates ..
the Hobby Shop laM fool and hadn't announced it yet lie 2omdr. Keffer reports the rate of 28 activities at the Main Station,
... urning over merchandise has been ncluding merchandise stores, tailor -
equipment M. must have been the Man From SorryCamp
'i- Thanks for a swell coluww Mars and I bet he believed loubled, warehouse inventorieslave and cobbler shops, a filling station -

Sincerely, that one, too. SMOKING been cut in half, ample cash : vending machines, a fountain, Newspaper Service.
Charles I. Levin, S/2c LAMP'S OUT eserves have been built up for md a huge, modern laundry. A total package, which contains "Male
e e e -s i- my emergency, and the financial : of 406 persons are employed by Call" the comic strip carried by

Will try and get down there Accident? situation Is "sound and firm." these activities and the jobs enable the" JAX AIR NEWS did not .,
Mine time, Said one brig occupant to the
live in Jacksonville with their
suggested. being made to determine tbeCaU'l6
e plug as you other "I don't know why I'm here. out will be made available to
S e eSMOKIESAccording husbands. of the delay In arrh'aJ.3ntl ,
to a I was Just saluting that new En- the Welfare Department Immediately The magnitude of Ship's Service the AIR NEWS hopes that

Washington columnist Andrew sign this morning when my nose ," Lt. Adams explained. at the Mainside is evident by the "Male: Call" will be back with

lllffKinn, the New Orleans shipbuilder started Itching and I just scratchedIt "Now that the business Is on a otal annual sales announced by I you next week ry.

!r \' has a good chance of being with my thumb. sound basin we anticipate being omdr.! Keffer-$3,000.000.'-. '

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I Will Osborne's Band Swings Aboard NATTC Tonight -i-


Two Shows I Receives Medal From Admiral Student WasDecorated ''. ,

I NATTC NEWSAircrewman I

Are Set AtAuditorium By


Admiral HalseyAircrewman

slide Of NATTC Makes
Smooth and rhythmic J. A. Bowen

music, played by one of Amer- AOMlc, a veteran of many of the "
ica's top-flight bands, is the Good In Big WayAnother Navy's early engagements with "
treat in store for NATTC per- the Japs, has had many thrills and
chills his
during action-packed naval -
the audi-
sonnel tonight at "local boy" makes good. career, but his greatest thrill
torium. Aircrewman Paul V. Pond, a came at a quiet moment-when he '
Will Osborne and his famed graduate of Ordnance School at was awarded an Air Medal by none
Hollywood orchestra will give NATTC, is back at a Naval Air other than Admiral Halsey, him.
Station in Florida after 12 monthsof self a fighting Navy man.
forth with the sweet swing in
action in the Pacific-12 monthsin
r Bowen earned the Air Medal In
two shows starting at 1800 which Pond helped deal staggering the Battle of Santa Cruz He was
and 2000. blows to the Japs at Truk the rear seat gunner in a torpedo
Oabornes aggregation has play- Rabaul, the Gilberts, the Mar- bomber that was on a dive bomb.
ed practically all the big name halls, Wake, Marcus, and a score 4i ing mission. "We were hot after a
spots throughout the country, and of other enemy bases. b big Jap cruiser and laid all our
his< appearance here is being keen I Pond got his biggest thrill when eggs on her," he said. "We didn't.
ly and pleasantly.;: anticipated Two his TBF participated in the first I sink the ship, but we did some
U. S. aerial slash at Truk in February 1 Being awarded an Air Medal by an Admiral isn't exactly an damage that took Tojo a long time
His plane made four bomb- everyday occurrance as J. A. Bowen, AOMlc (right), can testify. to fix up."We .
Ing runs in two days, hammering Making the presentation is Admiral Halsey. Bowen has participated were fairly well shot up by
h Jap shipping and shore installa- in many battle actions against the Japs. He fo an Aircrew- Jap anti-aircraft If those babies
tions. man and Is attending advanced ordnance school at NATTC. shot as well as they made noise,
Pond says his hottest time came it would have been a different story
during one of the early attackson One Can't Jive Band Sends for us. Also-our Navy planes
Rabaul. Anti-aircraft bursts Guy are built to take it and still bring
were thick and close, but the bom- Radio StudentsThe crews back alive. I'm glad we ... ..--
ber came through untouched after Be Everywhere weren't attacking in one of those
laying its eggs where they woulddo First Navy Regiment stagedits Jap crates. Some of 'em fly apart
the most good. Join the Navy and see the second "Aircrewmen Smoker"on after one good burst of machinegun
kA.t The Aircrewman is a little wist- world. Monday night 8 May, affording fire!" ,
ful about not getting more cracksat Aircrewman Bowen, in the Navy
George A. Leib, AOMlc: of Bar- the future aviation radiomen
Jap Zeros with his turret "50". racks 67, has joined the Army, the a Air Service since early 1941, saw
Fighter-cover took care of Jap Coast Guard and the Navy, and he chance to talk with combat sea- the Marshall-Gilberts raid, the
planes so completely that on doz- has seen plenty. soned veterans and to listen to Wake Island attack, the Marcus
ens of missions Ponds and the oth- some solid jive. Highlights of the Islands raid, and the Battle of
Leib, who is going through ad-
er members of his crew never even Midway aboard the Enterprise. He
vanced ordnance school at NATTC, smoker were talks by Lieut. (jg)
saw any Zeros. has been in on practically P. E. Bizzell, of the ARM school said "I really didn't 'see' those
i I As is often the case with fighter- every NATTC' who served as a Chief battles, you know; but I was there
11.U osborne major naval combat action duringhis
protected TBF crewmen, Pond had and knew they were going on,
Radioman with the famous Black .
28 months tour of duty in the ..
Df| Osborne's best known arrangements : the impression that Jap air resist- Cat Squadron, and Anthony ".[. brother and how! I was down
Pacific. He missed the Aleutians
were the specialties, "Be- i I j I ance during the attacks was negli- for the Mitchell ARMlc, who won the Air on the fifth deck in the bomb mag.
tween 13th and 19th on Chestnut I gible. But anti-aircraft fire was campaign simple reason Medal for action in the Pacific. azine with about 20 other men
Street." and Woulds't Could Ij' heavy as a rule, and in many assaults that a guy can't be everywhere.But sending bombs up to the flight
Cut Kiss Thy Hand Oh Babe" I they drove their bomber he has been in on plenty, in- The show got under way at 1900, deck and sweating plenty-partly:
.. See you tonight at the auditorium through skyfuls of ack-ack. cluding the launching of the Doo- with Billy Reed as MC. Humor because the bombs were heavy-
mates. The experienced Aircrewman Is little raid on Tokyo, the action at and informality were the order' of but mostly because we knew whata
Tarawa and others.It the night with down
well decorated as follows: Air- Jap "fish" could do to us right
1 Another outstanding musical en- crewman Wings with three stars, was in the Battle of the Solo- the house with his gags. The lads then and there. I developed an
tertainment, arranged by the Welfare -I I Air :Medal with gold star, American mons on 4 August 1912 that Leib really went for the music of"the aversion to fighting a naval battle
Department will be the appearance Defense ribbon with one star, got his Purple Heart award to go "Aircrewman Swing Section' a any other way than as an aircrew-
here on 31 May of D'Ar- the Atlantic theater ribbon, and with his other honors-11 battle small unit from the NATTC Air man gunner!"
tega and his all-girl orchestra. the Asiatic-Pacific theater ribbon stars and a Presidential Unit Cita- I Raiders' band, specializing in hot After coming through the Santa
Two performances have been set with four stars, one silver and tion. He was in the aviation ord- jive. Lieutenant James M. Moore, Cruz engagement Bowen heaved a
Bo keep in tune,, fellows. three bronze. nance crew aboard the carrier En- Commander of the First Navy big sigh of relief-but a shortlivedone.
Aircrewman Pond, an AOMlc terprise, then commanded by Ad- Regiment, arranged with Welfare On a routine patrol three days
who is 20 years old, now is at the miral Halsey, who was a Captainat I for free coca-colas for all hands. later he and his pilot were forced
Naval Air Station at Ft. Lauder- the time. Lieut. Biell thrilled the sailors down and took to their rubber boat.
:c I dale. He already has fought a During the furious battle. Jap I with his explanations of combat He says "it wasn't as bad as it
1 1I Hot' of war and his career as one dive-bombers attacked the Enterprise maneuvers and aerial gunnery. sounds. We had plenty food and
of the Navy's :Men-With-Wings is scoring two hits, one of I Bizzell logged almost two hundred water and we were fairly sure
I going strong. which landed near Leib's battle hours of combat flying time a that a PBY would sight us before
station. Leib was burned and month during the fall of 1942, too long. We drifted into an Is.
struck by shrapnel. j j I which must be very nearly the land of the New Hebrides group '

"We saw the bomber coming record. Continued on naze terra
Who Wilfi down all the way," he said, "We .
watched the bomb and didn't know
I whether it would hit us or not. ,.,
Fight Me? They told us that our gunner blew + hc.M N NI
the plane apart when she pulledout
of her dive." +

YJanet ate'Corporal Albert II High Leib saw the enemy sink the
ers of the Marine Aviation( De- Hornet in this engagement. He admitted -
M tachment at NA T'TC.' I fight in that he was plenty scared
the welterweight class of 142 I during combat, but that he was
pounds, but so far no one has 1 so sore at the Japs it made him ,
been willing to fight with me We forget about fear in his fury.
s have a boxing show coming up in I', Leib re-enlisted in the Navy Immediately -
about four weeks at NATTC' and after the war started.He .
I '
since I have been trying and trying had previously served three anda t I Ii
half years in the cavalry and fI f' '
Blair 1.
I three and a half years in the i I ,
An excellent cinema schedule z .
Coast Guard. He is from Miami,
Jiaa been lined up for next week. Florida I'I
((Topping the slate are Gaslight. -- w
HvlUi Charles I The Lover) Boyer (
&nd Ingrid ( Soulful) Bergman; I I s1 Chief I'I
and Once Upon a Time, with Cary : Briley Is I c 'C rI
((All Man) Grant and Janet (Wot- >; Awarded I .
ta. Etl) Blair. CitationThomas
The schedule: (at the aditoriuni) :
f Tonight, 1800, 2000, Will Os- I Edward Briley, ACOM,
fSN, who served aboard the USS
|M>m and his Hollywood OrchettUrn. -
I Enterprise in the battle actions
Friday, 1800, 2000. Up in Ma- f against the Japs, recently was
fx-,1.1t Room with Dennis O'Keefe awarded a Presidential Unit Citation ,
Saturday 1800, 2000, Lady and The presentation was made
lite Monster with Richard Ar- by Capt. J. B. Lynch, NATTC
len. Commanding Officer.
( Sunday, 1300, Men on Her The citation reads, in part, "For
Mind with Mary Beth Hughes. consistently outstanding performance -
Sunday, 1800, 2000, Gaslight and distinguished achieve-
fvlth Charles Boyer and Ingrid A I ment during repeated action I y r
rgman, 41 itignen against enemy Japanese forces in
Monday, 1800, 2000, Jamboree to get a fight for so long, j I the Pacific war area, 7 December,
tvllh Ruth Terry. won't someone please step into my 1911. to .15 November, 1912."
Tuesday, 1800, 2000, Detective ring with me'" Chief Briley is an instructor at
ftlttf O'Day with Jean Parker. Yes, that's the truth Corp. the NATTC' Ordnance School.

Wednesday, 1800, 2000, Onoe Highers, who has done some fight-
Upon" a Time with Cary Grant ing here and about, is undefeated Sergeant Howard A. LANG-
(tn ing instructor. But now, no one Player of M.A.D. That's not offi- J W
Does anyone know the name of will fight him and the lithe MarineIs cial, but SGT. LANGHART challenges I Y
the girl who passes by classroom willing and ready to take on all anyone to prove, by beating VINy
used by R-40 just at noon each comers in hU class. Interested? him, that it is not true. The cigar-
Oay? If so, please contact Bill Contact Warrant Officer Wines, smoking radio Instructor incident- Y
ICurrte of R-iO because he claims phone 782 ally, held the city YMCA table-
she's causing a major crisis in his -M tennis title of Baton Rouge, La, Sorry ma'm, I'd rather go back to my barracks and read my
life. ; Send tins Jai lr New Home! for two consecutive years. Blue Jacket's Manual," .



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11 May. 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven I


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Marine Boxing Instructor I

:., Howie Brodt kept his undefeated -, Rebels vs Yanks

record at NATTC intact tee Ii
Flashes Into ,
Sailor Alabama Dubose

r :..: added the heavyweight crown
Hot Grid DuelsGather
'.; '". to his light heavy laurels, anda i
of sailors Long Walk For Chow, : The see
group around, you fans,
smeared it on the leatherneck and get an eyeful of the hottest tion leader of R-43, newest claN in
I grid rivalry yet-a rivalry that ARM school, is wearing a very
leather pushers in the big
,makes the annual Harvard-Yale ruddy complexion these days. He'sa
boxing card at NATTC last football classic seem like a tea lad by the name of Fallen and
Friday night. party. the reason his face is red is that )
he got a trifle mixed up his second I
Another boxing card between The fact that baseball now is
day here and took his sectionto
Bailors has been set for tomorrow hogging the sports spotlight means
m .
the mess hall believe it or
e' less than to bunch of +
nothing a
night by the Physical Training Department. -
not over on mainside!
football fanatics in the First Regiment
r The bouts will start at
About 50 of the in R-43
r % men
"'\ ,, '. at NATTC, who, every week,
v; ; 1930 at the outdoor arena. are ex V-12's. Jim Meszaros of a.
'' ;.",;;A::. :". Nine bouts were on last week'sjprogram put on a gridiron civil war.It's YtF 28B had a unique radio experiencethe
the Rebels vs. the Yankees
t ..- eight of them between with Fri other day. During Plane Operations .
no punches pulled. Every
sailors and marines, and the boy'in' class he set up on the
day two teams clash in a two-
blue came out on top by 7 to 1. handed touch football battle. No wrong frequency and was operating -

_n the feature bout, Marine penalties are called, and the soundof with a squadron on Malnside
Brodt turned loose his dynamite body locks can be heard all he has his log to prove It.
fists to take a four-round TKO over the NATTC area. R-28 have a huge blow-out plan..
over Dick Brantley, a Coast A unique feature of this friendlybut ned for the 20th to celebrate their
Guardsman who is stationed In intense pigskin feud is that graduation. They have saved more
than $iOO for the event. and
Jacksonville. Brantley, a game
there are from 15: to 20 men on
fighter, was out on his feet when about 50 Waves have been invited
the referee stopped the uneven ,' .
contest after a minute and 15 "t i iI M. A. D. DOINGS: Sergeant
seconds of the fourth. Two stiff : Bernard (Curly) Robinson attributes
lefts and a short right hook to the his bright and shining
jaw were the blows that enabled] Marine Gene Aversa hangs one on Sailor O. Isley In their three- countenance, his cool, calm anti
." the hard punching Marine instructor round bout Friday night at the NATTC Navy arena. Averwa, a collected manner to hi* diet.
to maintain his record of no defeats -I finalist in the recent boxing tournament, took a close decision He's eating crab meat cocktails
in his two years at NATTC. from Isley.Student with cucumbers and Ice cream
Brodt weighed 155:), and Brantley, -- almost exclusively. "Early Earl"Is
a former pro fighter 154. Was Decorated the name for Corporal Karl.
In the semi-final, Dubose won a r Lathrow, of the M.A.D. Transportation
close three-round decision over I By Admiral Halsey Flash Division. lie's the first

Marine D. O. Cohen. Dubose, who Continued from pace sic man on hand each morning, also
captured the light heavyweight where some missionaries and Captain J. A. Briggs routs the rest of the boys from
championship in the recent NATTC their deep repose at reveille.
friendly natives took good care of Deputy Chief of Naval
boxing tournament, now can lay us. Sure enough, that PBY did Corporal Bill Jbara, of Training
claim to the heavyweight title too Air Technical Training Squadron 5, explains his "boot'*
come along and pick us up: some
as Cohen was the heavy champ. of these guys can poke all the fun Command, will come here haircut this way. "If I let it grove
Dubose weighed 174, seven pounds i, at P-boats they want-but me I today to award NATTCthe any longer, it might fall down oven
less than Cohen. my ears; and some day First Ser. '
think a PBY looks just beautiful Admiral's War Bond
In one of the best bouts of the from a South Pacific Island! geant John Welch might offer to
night Sailor :M. D. Fields, 155. i I' To ordnancemen in particular Honor Pennant. CaptainJ. buy me a coke. After waiting this

decisively decisioned MarineVal- Bowen says, "Know your guns and B. Lynch, Commanding long, it would be a hell of a note
ter Donahue, 160, Fields used a '1' ammunition" and to aircrewmenin NATTC, will receive the if I couldn't hear him!" Facial exprt'8sions

fast right to whip Donahue a : tdMl". general-"Know all about your award at 1130, and the of :M.A.D. men waiting
southpaw who was the middle- in line for dental examination varied /
Job that can. Knowledge
entire military and civilian
weight champ in the recent tour- Froodrte.: .. ,- life insurance out there. The other as follows: Technical Sergeant
Shep personnel will assemble Joseph Laubenthal smiti
guys in your crew don't want to
ney.The only marine to score over a each team. Usually there are eightor get in a jam because you've let to witness the ing serenity itself ("Never had O
sailor was Gene Aversa, a clever I ten men in the backfield, which your policy lapse!" Practicingwhat presentation. I toothache in my life") ; PFC Don.
141 pounder, who took a close decision -I makes it slightly crowded. Still it he preaches, Bowen now is I aid McClung green around the
over Sailor G. Isley, 152. I isn't as densely populated as the taking advanced ordnance school- Kebba Webber Lead gills, but a stiff upper lip nevertheless .
In the other fights, Sailor E. J.I'I line where 20 eager sailors crash ing here. ; PFC Larry Scarborough
Hunter, 142, won by a TKO In the into each other on every play. In Swim MarathonChief eyes staring, face twitching,
first round over Marine B. P. Mont- The "youse" guys and the "you- I Many of the official league perspiring profusely. The scene in

leona, 148; Sailor Dick Davis, 175, all" fellows are raring to go at starting this week, will be CV.. Kebba and J. P. truly molar-dramatic.
took a close decision from Marine every whistle. They aren't afraid games played on the new M.A.D. diamond Webber, Sp(A)2c are all tied up Xew Reporter. We'd like to introduce .
Sam Tanzman, 200; Sailor Benny of a little dirt, they show no tim- recently constructed by a : in TTA Division's 30-mile swimming I Miss Esther Tippens,
Jerome, 132, outpointed Marine G. idity in going up for passes, and rugged all-Marine crew. Staff Ser- marathon, each of them hav- Cashier of Ship's Service. She has
C. Rodrigue, 130; Sailor Al Enik, when a ball carrier gets a two- geant "BIG CHARLIE" BELOWis I ing nine miles to their credit. I been selected to
156, defeated Marine Bill Stevens handed tag he is "out" way downto responsible for the lion's shareof Members of the division utilize report the news
150; and Sailor J. E Lally, senior his toes. the carpentry work which is I their spare time to pile up as
welterweight champ, decisioned I To date the Rebs and Yanks are I commendable considerably more much swimming yardage as possible and the doings of
Marine Buck Smith 150. all tied up in their series. The I than somewhat. ; The first man to reach 30 our civilian'per-
A large crowd of sailors and games are extremely close, often I ----- --, i miles will be the winner. Kebba sonnel in Ship's
marines witnessed the card which I ending in a tie and seldom varying I or pop bottles available.The land Webber are far ahead of the Service. If you

was arranged by the Physical over six points either way. I referee, incidentally, is Shep field to date, holding more than know any Interesting .

Training. Department. The weekly battles have gained Frood, SpA2c.( who originatedthe a five-mile advantage over the remainder little itemsbe
--'Mil wide prominence at NATTC. Large' Rebel-Yank idea. "Good c1>m- I of the field. sure and let
One-Hit GameRecorded and strictly partisan crowds of en- petition in any sport will lead to ----'- t her know of:
listed men and officers attend the I a lot of fun for all, and the Rebel- them. Miss Tip.
In show. Arguments, long and loud, Yankee games always have both I Eleven Marines pens is the gal
can be heard from the sidelines. I competition and fun." he says. Are CommendedEleven who got the fine
Softball Loop i As for the referee he is tickled Frood is from East Hampdon, N. 'I .. birthday present
the spectators don't have tomatoes Y., and attended Ithaca CollegeReveille's members of the Marine Esther Tlppens the other day. All
the sailors working for Ship's Service
Three -- -
new Softball -' -
leagues open- Aviation Detachment
ed play last week at NATTC chipped in to give her a pres..
A Pleasure Like This were commended at Captain's Mer- ent.
, ing a total of five leagues now Popular gal.
itorious Mast last Friday "for alert
underway with a sixth! to start and efficient performance of duty Quick Thinking Crooner. The
I eoon I Physical Training Department's
'f : i I as sentries.!
1 got off to a fast start in I The honored marines all privates /golden: tenor is none other than

fiBks Navy Regiment loop with I I r first class, are Neil Mallo, Hervey V. Teetsel Jr., SpA)2c,
Anderson and Fasanella R. L. McCrackin, P. A. Pisano, formerly with the New YOlk
their talents to limit J. F Giants as a shortstop and utility
". Donley A. W. Schulz. W. OFolkins. .
." Bks. 2 to one hit. Bks 1 won by I S. S. Miller. H. J. Polul- infielder. He wasn't thinking of
." 14 to 0 In another First Regiment II kK E. F. Fox, F. J. Slama, andS. his crooning/: the other afternoon
" contest, Bks. 3 downed Bks. I T. Dean. I in the practice game between the
l. 6 by the score of 8 to 6. I ---- -- :I Bluejackets and the A&R shops)
}"' The Officers I team. The tied
j--. fr League was scheduled score was in the
to start last Tuesday and the r ninth three Bluejackets on base

Second and Third Regiment loop f and Teet el. the troubadour batting
yesterday. The Fourth Regiment I e"' it "HouseofMagic" /: In this tense spot "Teets"

,". will start next week. I pulled an old and seldom used
In the American division of the ik i\ Here on Tuesday I trick he'd learned from Casey:
- Ship's Company league. TTA-1 r-- f" r Stengel back when both played for

won Its second game without defeat An educational as well a* the Toledo "Mud Hena" "Hey,
nosing out .TTHtm< ), 7 to 6. entertaining show, the General that ball's lopsided," he yelled to
TTR whipped TTQ 11-0 In the I *d_ .t x I Electric "House of Magic the pitcher, who obligingly but stu..
National division, TTD-1 outscored ," will bo presented at the pidly rolled the ball in for Teetsel's -
TTT. 10 to 7, and TTB downed NATTC old auditorium at inspection while three Blue.
TTM, 6 to 3. I 1930 neat Tuesday.The jackets crossed the plate with
;' : The National League will swing A performance will be scoring runs. Pretty neat trick.

Into action again today at 1600 especially' Interesting! to THE APE. For those of you ;-
with games between TTB and I ,KM and A EM students. who do not believe in the theoryof
TTG-O:: TTT and TTM; and TTF I Features of the show Includethe f"'olutlon'e present! It. I).
and TTD-1. American I league : j metal dish' that floats in Shearer<< of 1 -28 B. known to his
games will be held Friday, the N ...e the air, the radio rainbow, closer friends! In Barracks :3 a*
First and Fourth Regiments Mon- 'I he boys In the :Marine Aviation Detachment's Training Squadron hearing light and seeing "Tlio Ape." \\hen he feel in a t!
day, the officers league Tuesday 4 don't go for the "I'll kill the bu&lu"otuff.. Instead of hearing !sound, lighting an electric( Jungle! mood jou'll see him
and the Second and Third Regi- reveille with its discordant notes from a bugle, they have 1'vt. lamp with a match, poppingcorn swinging along through the
ments Wednesday. Haul I'alacios, a mexican troubadour, to sing the urgent messageto 1 by radio a motor that bunks and just, as the moonrise
-ya "hit the deck." This Is!' really a plant, but when Squadron Commander runs on sunlight, and a train ?, he lets out a blood-curdling
Buy, Buy War Bonds Robt. IS. Liuey Isn't looking, It could happen here! Pala- I that obeys polen com- jell that's one of the best partsof
If Or do,' home Is In Houston, Texas He Is standing by awaiting assignment ma ntli. his apeman'M" act. Could he be
Bye, Bye Freedom to radio ncliool! at NATTC. r the m'&'''ng link?




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\ Baseball Skipper I Station Softball The First Pitch Fliers' Rivals For r

Loops Had Debut ,' .,., n .., _......... Sunday Game Not...., j

Last Monday i Determined Yet .

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I Twenty-two enlisted men's teams t a ab Off to a late start, The Naval '

t are entered m the Commandant'sCup Air Station baseball team had no

softball race which got underway definite booking for this Sunday

I -aa last Monday. but there will definitely be a game
I Eight games highlighted the at f*',son Field, according to Lieut

day's card with VO-VCS defeating Marty "cDonough Flier coach
I :Marine Barracks 10 to 7; O&G Game time will be 1400.

f By Edmund '''alsh. Y2c I ( downing VPB2 (1), 15 to 0; Dispensary Early this week, negotiationswere

Back in 1916 at Annap swamping the Photo Lab en to bring the Jacksonville
I 11 to 0; and Personnel scoringover Coast Guard nine to Mason Field
;. oils Lt. Comdr. Edgar Su the Parachute Loft, 10 to 4 for a game. It' this contest does

1 ratt, USN (Ret) then a boat I in National league contests.In not materialize, a game will be

swain mate, first class, saws a the American League, Main played against an all star team

Midshipman cut loose Galley beat the Boathouse, 4 to 2,, from the NATTC.No .
for the Naval Recruit Center triumphed over major changes are plannedin
with a fast pitch
JC Seaman Guard, 6 to 4, Cooks- the Flier lineup, but Walt De-
Academy team. 2 Bakers edged out T 4, 7 to 6 and Freitas, AMM 2c, will start in

Last Sunday, twentyeightyears : VM Hangar had a 16 to 6 win right field in place of Thompson

later, Comdr. Suratt' i over the Hospital. Gunter S2c DeFreitas played ttU't!

watched the same pitcher de I Featured in the first day fireworks of last Sunday's contest against ..
I were, pitchers, Meros' 13 the Waycross, Ga. AAF teamjg .;
liver another fast one. strike outs for Parachute Loft ,'' .,- 2 ting one hit in one time at bat, .
The pitcher of 1916 and the against Personnel; Condo, O&G, "_ --- -- :
pitcher of last Sunday was Rear ,,10 strike outs against VPB2 (1) ; '.)

Admiral Andrew C. McFall who NASWins12
threw out the first ball opening National League .'f't
W, L .,, ,
the 1911 baseball season at Mason Personnel 1 0 '
Over TeamA
Field O and GVoVCS 1 0I IJ: .' Army
Sitting in the stands in back of I 1 0 "
Suratt 1 Dispensary 1 0 triple with the bases loaded
home Comdr. com
plate, t
A and R 0 0 s
mented. "By golly, he's still 'Marine Barracks 0 1 I by Charley Woddail, SpAlc.( ) ex-
swift. VPB 2 tl) 0 1I Atlanta Cracker outfielder gave
"On the :Naval Academy team, I I Parachute Loft 0 1 the Naval Air Station all the runS .fI .
Lab 0 1 '
known 'Fog'EmIn'M1'Fall. needed to down the Waycroia, Ga.
H was as I VPB 2 t2) 0 0 I
He was a big right Storekeepers- 0 0 Army Air Field hfhe[ last Sunday .;,
hander who had blinding peed. American League' in the season's inaugural. ':.
And, hf was just a* good a hit VM Team Hangar W.1. L.0 The Fliers went on to score 12 '
ter a% he wan a pitcher T 4 1 0 runs to the Army's two in the
"We often worked out with Main Galley 1 0 Rear-Admiral Andrew C.: Mc contest witnessed by 2,000 Navy:

the Academy' team. J''l", I Recruit Center 1 0 0 1 Fall, Chief of Naval Air Opera personnel.
mean the Atlantic fleet team ._ sIn ,-......_1tJ1 .d Seaman Hospital Guard 0 1 tional Training, whips the first Just before "Play Ball" sounded t
which had come to Annapolis in his second season at the I I Boathouse 0 1 pitch of the 1944 season over the Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall

1916 to train at the request of helm of the NAS baseball teamis :Cooks Squadron-Bakers VK 4 0 0 1 0 plate at Mason Field to inaugu- took the mound and sent the first t,

Vice Admiral Jonas II. Ingram, Lieut Marty McDonough. Enthusiastic Ships Store 0 0DocksFerries rate the NaVal Air Station's pitch of the 1914 season whistling

then a Lieut., and athletic direc- hard working and I 0 0 fourth year of Service baseball over the plate.'Voddall's .
tor of the :Naval Academy." with a knack for sparking hustle blow, which insured
\Ne Bjt'rN"lth Comdr. Sur- I into his team, Manager Mc- Shrout, eight strike outs against victory, came in the domestic halt '

Att that the Admiral I 18 still Donough led the Fliers to the Photo Lab; Regan, Personnel, Life Guards Are of the first inning with mates Don _

"swift"/ in chucking the ball Florida state semi-pro championship seven strike outs against Para Cross Alt Anderson and Pat Col-
In the in '42.Sidetracked. chute Loft, and Lotz, Boathouse, bases Eddie
aerohome plate many Needed At Pools gan aboard the Lyon's
time we hate seen dignitaries from the majorsby eight strike outs against Main long fly ball to left field broughtin

tow out the first ball, his In the an Injury Lieut. McDonough Galley Woddail for the final tally of
Home runs were credited to: Voluntary life guards from NAS
only pitch we can recall which became athletic director at the inning.
brf'aklngJr't'" ball. Fitchburg (Mass) high school Collins and Mueller, O&G; Domen, enlisted personnel are needed at
wan sharp Vickery of the
1 and 2 for the Bob AMMlc. ace
from Colgate T 4: Ricken and Husberg VM. pools
Miscellaneous items from Comdr. following graduation
NAS pitching staff in1S., cut
He found time, however, I Triples were knocked out by months according to Lieut. Tim
Suratt. Coaches of the Academy .
to Harwich in the Cape '.Cieri and Farnoly, of the Dis- Carey, officer in charge of swim loose with a four-hit hurling performance
team in 1916 were Lieut Spud I breezing to an easy win
Hicks, head coach, and Steve Cod league in 1939 and Claremont pensary. ming. hitters for the. Fliers i
in the Northern League in Condo, O&G, set VPB2 (1) down Men interested should see the 1
Brodie, one-time New York Giant :
Third baseman Don Cross
1940. with one hit in the seveninninggame guard on duty at the pool between
center fielder. 0800 and 1000 during the next with three hits in four trips to the
his form of
Last "Marty" played I I
A teammate of Adm. McFall'sWIU year plate; Center Fielder Edo Vannl
.300. This last season when he was! one of week, 11 May to 18 May.
Commodore Mike Moran, USN, shortstop, batting over
with 2 hits out of four attempts -
four to hurl no-hit Thirty-two men will be accepted'
coach pitchers a
he intends to from I
who made such a splendid recordin year I and First Baseman Buddy Weiner
and put through a training course i
the bench and in util- game.
the South Pacific in this war play only
will who got -two hits in four appearances -
week. Instruction
ity roles. Shrout Dispensary turned in lasting a
aboard the USS Boise. the other scintillating mound performance deal with rafts life buoys, artificial one a triple.
Aboard the Arkansas, Lt. Comdr.Suratt's =--- The game went'seven innings by:
yielding only one hit respiration, rescues and wa
ship in 1916, were three '
to the Photo Lab while his team ter safety. agreement.
Sailors who won acclaim as boxers 2 Ball Games Are Air ..
1'aycro S1all.
Jack Sharkey, heavyweight mates were piling up an 11 to 0 Guard suits will be issued to abhoa.I] abhoa
victory.VM men chosen for the work. Emodylb 315: 1 Cross! : > 4 :t <0 i
:Fred Fritz, heavyweight and Slated For Today notched the most runs for Navy certificates will be presented 5'nbn .If.pc 3 0 OiAnd'rs'nsa ss 2020Barnes (
Tommy Teague middleweight. to each man named for ,If 001 0McC| ' 0000 I I (
the sixteen the Hos-
Battery for West Point in 1916 day, against Dlckens,2b 3 1 3 4 i 1 0
was Lt. Col Bob Neyland, who in I Two games are on tap today in pital and also the most hits, fourteen duty. ,_ Hanson 311 3\\'annl.d\ 3 i) 7 0R'sm's'nsa .
I ftl L 30 'I2IWoddall.lf| 3110
the second round of the intH.sta-
recent years was head football I.ayson 3130 Brldelf 0 0 <> 0
coach at the University of Tennessee tion baseball league Seaman Dispensary committed the most A and R Will Receive Devlne:cf 2010;!Lyons,2b 2023
pitcher, and Elmer Oliphant, Guard, league champs in '41 oppose errors eleven, although its margin I Molln'ux.r 2000 Gunter.rf :3110
'le, ,If 300 0 De'r'It's.rf 1 1 0 0
of Photo Lab On Doj t>
over was
the NATTC Bluejackets at Trophy Saturday :
one of the Army's legendary ath- jttelnrr Ib 4231Vlckerv.p
letes, catcher Mason Field and A and R clashes I' 11 toOVPB Captain W. W. Smith Station 3 1 1 0
with the NATTC Marines at the -- .
I Commandant will award the Com
Totals 25 4 18 7 Totals 21) 11 21 6
I.t. (jg) Robert Stack, who I Training Center field Starting A & R Are LeadersIn mandant's Cup, symbol of supremacy Waycioss AAF 100 010 0- :2Air
time for both contests is 1800. 'I Station 412 OU x-12
holfe the enviable distinction of .1 in Station sports competition
being the first man to kiss Deanna I. As the league commenced operations I WAVE Softball LeagueAt for the past year to Assembly and Runs, Dickens Cross 2 Anderson

Durbin on the screen, Is last Monday A and R won the end of the third( week of Repair at Inspection Saturday Co 2, I pan\\elner. Woddall 3, Devlne, Bride, Errors, Lyons, ,Lay Gunter son.Devlne .
an accomplished skeet fchot. a close battle from Seaman Guard play in the WAVES softball league 'morning Comdr E. Grant, officerin Runs batted In, Hanson Woil-
In the May Issue of Sports .1 1 to 0 in extra innings at Mason I tournament, the A&R team is tied charge of the A and R, will receive dall 3. Lons San born, Vannl Cross 2.
Field. with \Velner. Defreltas. Vlckery. Two-l>a**
Afield there is an article about for first place with VPB the trophy
hits. Cross, Vannl Three-base> hits
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the Naval gunnery Instructor. NATTC Bluejackets took an three wins each. -- Dickensoddall. 55'einer. Stolen bases .
It IIIIJS lit part: "Just to refresh early lead! over the NATTC Marines Standings At Cioss 2. Double plays Cross Lyons and
your memories, Bobby Stack did and won 5 to 3. Team: W. L. Tennis Star Ft. Sheridan Weiner. Dickens, and Hanson Left on
A and R 3 0 bRlf'Way! Motile great shooting, at the 1936 Larry Baldwin, A and R, and VPB 3 0 George M. Lott, Jr, 37, once off Doyle 7 In 41-3 Innlnrs, Vlckerv 4In
Nationals. The then 17 year old Monk Whitehart Seaman Guard, Synthetic 2 1NAOTC one of the world's foremost tennis 7. Sanborne 3 In 1 2-3, Base on balls I ,

curly headed polo player blasted hooked up in a pitcher's duel in Unit 1 1 2WXVES 2Vt I doubles players, has been inducted off Doyle--:5.-- ---
27 out of 2,>0 in the individual ; the first contest with Whitehart 1 : into the Army and is stationed at

race, one target behind Champ I having a no run, no hit game T-l and Yard 1 2.. Fort Sheridan, 111. Send the Jax: Air News! homo!.
Dick and he Supply; u 'I"Jj" 'F.4 k1JI
shaujliiips( won through the loop's regulation seven I >
the National 20 guage title with I Then in the eighth Ham-
9!' out of 100." Innings.ilton singled and Demkowski Fixed Target And Fire Dept. Are NAGS Boxing Champs

Monk Whitehall Cox, of the doubled to give A and R Its triumph -
Yard Police, would have had a no- '

hit no-run game in the interstation Cross and Cullough, of the losers I

baseball league last Monday if his and Demkowskl, of the winners, I
Seaman Guard teammates had been collected doubles for batting honors -
't.ft. .
able to get him a run. Games ara ( r t

slated to go seven innings, but S. I RHF" Fc'r
G. and A&R were in a 0 to 0 Hainan Guard (sly) {us) 00-0 4 0
deadlock at the end of the regulation -I A and R 000 0')) 01-1 :1 0 .

game. A&R put together two Batterieshltehait: and Lloyd. Seaman -
Guard Baldwin and Hamilton
hits and won the game in the last A and HAt ;

of the eighth.Major the Training Center the
-- Bluejackets collected nine hits to

the Marines' four with Stump
Leagues Woddall and Sandstrom gettingtwo

National League apiece to help account for the a

,.... 5 r.t.St. two run margin which meant the
Lilul. 12 : .70, ball game I
9 :3 .*>-1.1
Positive scheduling" for the next .
Undnnall 9 6 .000 i
J1'Itta..r. 7 6 .!BK several weeks include games with I
nro.kIYn S 7 .5%) I the powerful Orlando Army AirField JI
New York 8 9 ..471f4stbtn 18 June at "
team. Sunday 1 1I
1 12 U77t I contest with the I .
> Mason field and a
tie American League 499th Fighter Bomber Squadronat I The co-champion boxing teams received duplicate awards following. the recent boxing touramentat

Pet Ga., 14 June. The 'i Naval Air Gunners School when the Fire Department and Fixed Target teams ended in a deadlock. .
$L Inuts 1\1. k .7ZZ1 Wayerosa team plays here Wednesday, 'I. Comdr Edward E Dolecek. the Commanding Officer of the Station, is presenting one trophy to "'Dutch"Holland 'So
New York 9 4 ..1P4.2WsthlnSWn same the Fire Department middleweight star Watching the ceremony 41. to r,. are Lt. HatfleU,

( 0 'g7 ::31CNv.1an4 :31 May RHEBluejcket. athletic director, Lt. Miller, Fire Dept. division officer and the Fire Dept team of R H. Land,

]I 9 .471: 1 ARM3c, E. L. Van Every, Sic (AMM), C F. Robertson Sic, H W. Poole. Sic (ARM) and W. A.
'J.NIW" 7 11 "'(alt jgJSKJIzS :$ 4Bj'torles Cumbie ARM3c. Waiting to receive a similar award is the Fixed Target team of J. Spitale AOM2c:

I'hlltdelphia, 6. l Anderson and AOMlc J. W. Gallagher, AOM2c with their division officers, Lt.
Jt1roft !5 ; : Sdn.htront H C. Slade, Sic. J. M Hagopian, ,
g 'm Run'', 1.l n.U..JI1. BIurl.scketa. ; Longti \:- Bentzen and Eiu Steiner.
(Jg) Ketelar Lt.
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