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'., VOL. 2, No 9 ,n nPiHU-k'LLUl-lJ.1 IJI(| ctTV' SF UU OiJlllinil VAn -, I I 18 May, 1944


k'.j. Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training CommandS


i'>, ',,, Forrestal"Named Two War Bond Pennants Are Awarded Half Million In '

/ .: Navy Secretary; qq' ';'::ijir War Bond Sales ;'

Succeeds Knox '. Will Be Sought 1

Wheels Already Turning In

52-Year-Old New Yorker
Goal For
Effort To Reach

Gets First-hand Views
Station In Early July

a Of Men In Combat
1 ) The U. S. Navy's annual In-
Hon James S. Forrestal 52- dependence Day Cash War

I year-old New Yorker, is the new Bond drive will be launched

: Secretary of the Navy. I with a big splash on 1 July
"Fonestal, the Under-Secretary
II it continues through 8
I" of the Navy for four years, took:
J 2tt f, over as Acting Secretary upon the I July,
-. death of the Hon. Frank Knox on Although the campaign to "back
the attack by buying more than
J '
;r: April. I % I
{ President Roosevelt nominated II I before" is still 43 days away, machinery

P vForrestal to succeed Secretary has been set into motion

.. ,.. .. Knox I' i to have every civilian and mem fi
" of the here buy one
.. When Forrestal heard about ber Navy
,I extra cash bond during the drive.
k- plans 'for the attack on the Marf *
Lt. Helen Clemson, War
shall Islands at : hP
_. Kwajalein early !
Bond 1 Issuing agent and certifying .
'4 ; this year, he called on his Naval ,
officer, announced" a,011.1 of
aide. Capt. John Ginrich, and said, I ; has been established/ for f

!; t. "Johnny, let's go with them." They 300,000 the!: Main Station, NAAS Green '
\ went. two weeks
They spent on a
Cove Springs, NAAS Cecil 1'lel .: battleship during the action and
SA.\S Ma port and the Naval
ft' went ashore on Namur islet into
Air Gunners School.
,' {i: territory where men still were be- n PAfA
aboard the
Each department
ing killed by Jap snipers
have set
Station will a quota up
,; ..... On the battleship, Forrestal, for it, Lt. Clemson explained.
fk then Under-Seeretury of the Series F and G War Bonds have
4.; 't Nahad a gun station likeeverone never before been issued by the

(', 1.:r4.. else. One day a five Navy issuing agent, but these
' .l' inch whittled the
; hell through I bonds which are suitable for companies -

!- rlgl1nIJlrl"Ctly/ over his head. corporations and groups
..' ITtu.illj he went bareheaded, and J-'" I will be sold during the 1914 Independence -

i;.' .r he wore a Marino outfit. ,tsoembly and Repair and the Suppl Department on this Station received War Bond Honor pennants drive.

Secretary of the Navy Forrestal from Captain \>'. \\', Smith (inset top)l. commandant, at inspection ceremonies Saturday morning The Navy sponsors two major

:,1 first entered the .Navy in July Comdr. Ktheridge: ((rant (left) of A and K U shown holding one pennant, along: with Kns. War Bond campaigns annually-

... ;' 1917 as a seaman, second class. He Charles K. Mjer (right), who accepted the! flag from the commandant. Left Inset Is Lieutenant Pearl Harbor Day and Indepen
1 t. was later assigned to aviation I Henry G. O'Keefe und right mast Lieut. Fred II. endorf, officer who received the pennant for dence Day-and the 1-8 July drive
:14 ,: ;'' training and was commissioned an Supply. this ;)year will be staged amidst the 1

;)- .ro...,"' ensign in November, 1917. He was nations Fifth War Loan drive.On .

k'1' ...r a full lieutenant at the end of I the eve of the greatest invasion -
'.M .; World War 1, and he resigned in Mainside Dance On 1 June Baseball Bible in the history of the world,

I December, 1919. I the home front is starting the
:!:.' i Uhen Forreatal next returned Sent As Sample greatest War Loan in the history

-7 ',c -In 1910-It was as Under-Nec- I Features D'Artega's Girls of the world with a goal of 16 billion -

; :\, rotary of the Navy_lie 1* I To Air StationAs dollars However, only bondbought
r :, tl\e of Beacon, N. '., and I"I a between the 1st and 8th
and service from diaries
I For six months D'Artega a special
If )< of July will be accredited to the 1Navy's
' ..i"t." t.'': t,. Democrat. I 70 Years his All-Girl band have been on an C. Spink & Son, your Station pa- Independence drive.
1:"" As a youth, Forrestal was a rej Young extensive tour of the nation's army per, the JAX AIR NEWS, 100 War Bonds between
I purchased
', Beacon, Mt. Vernon and i and bases and as one of THE SPORTING NEWS,
-r' j porter on camps navy copies : the
Ut and 8th of July will bear
Poughkeepsie! N. Y., newspapers I But Still BusyChief of the girls said, 'That's where : popularly known as the 'baseball I special Independence Day validating
: a clerk for the New Jersey Zinc I Warrant Machinist William the fun begins." I bible," were placed on table just stamps

.; Company, cigarette salesman for C. Neidlinger of the Naval Auxil- The fun will begin here Thurs- inside the door at Ship's Service, ----- (---
) the Tobacco Products Company 1 iary Air Station, Green Cove day night ((1 June) when D'AI'- Mainside Recreation building, this '
; and a bond salesman for William I tega's feminine orchestra will ap morning. Pjle CrownedTo
months his
two past
.:- A. Read and Company, predecessor Spring just walked into the pear in the Main Station Auditorium II If you liked these copies of the I Ernie Pyle, syndicated newspaper a;
70th birthday, /
.";, banking firm of I dance "overseas edition" of THE SPORT- columnist and friend of every
'. ,- of the investing Station at Pueblo, for a big summer I
and Co., with which he Navy Recruiting 2030 and NEWS know ,service man, went the 1915: Pulitzer -
:\ Dillon, Reed Colo., on 10 May 1905 and an- The dance starts at con- I ING let us prefer-
: Prize for
a. was associated from 1916 to 1940- nounced that he wanted to make tinues until 2400 with a special ably by letter, addressed to the : distinguished corre-
:1' 5, .w the last three years as president JAX AIR NEWS. Public Relations spondence Pyle is the champion of
,, his
the Navy career. during the men overseas in World War 1
Dartmouth I
" He attended NAS Jax.
Box 2.
of the firm. Office.
1 hIM been his lifet''e
fr- Navy : II. He risked his life time aftertime
. :. r;.' for one year and transferred ..I D'Artega Mexican-born mu- Should the demand for this i-
.' to Princeton from which he was In r observance n'e. of the 39th an- sician and composer of the popular baseball paper prove sufficient suffering deprivations along: "'-

.,,,4:1'i ,. graduated in 1915 ni>.ersary of his enlistment Ms number, "In the Blue of Evening," It is possible that a certain number with the soldiers and sailors he was
of the Navy recently starred with his all girl of copies may be offered this writing about. Pyle is now -n Eng- ,
)i:!! The new Secretary friends In Senior HOQ at NAAS land to follow, the possible invasion .
In an ardent boxing, golf and ten Jrecn Cove gave an informal band in. the motion picture. "You Station, without cost, each week of Europe. \
S nis enthusiast and has participated party in his honor. "" --,'-r'II;: Continual n pace three f
r .j --- -
in each sport. Occasionally he still During his long career Mr. Neid .> s 11'
He took boxing f : Radiomen Laud Fighter Squadron For .
2 puts on the gloves. up linger has visited most of the

as a pastime after leaving college storied places on the globe, and ,'j'jI
and shortly afterwards suffered Naval Aviation i 1 1'a
has seen grow Protection Given In Heat Of Combat
a broken nose. from 25 planes and 140 personnelto

His wife is the former Josephine the mighty air armada it is I Sometimes in the tough business of war someone somewhere

Ogden 'they have two----sons.- today.He .was one of three men chosen I I will pause long enough in his job to let a little note of
from the Pacific Fleet for transfer I : appreciation break through the facade of flippancy that

Petty Officers MeetIn to Naval Aviation in 1917. I I fighting men everywhere cloak their real feelings behind.

SessionA Retired in 1936 after 20 yearsserice. Such a note has been struck by the aiicrewmen of a Hell-
Business he was recalled to active oacK fromTruk
uiver squadron just :
business meeting and duty in May, 1912. Tarawa, the Marshalls and more than once, "They are tryingharder &
; --- ---- --
hoard of governors session was Rabaul in a message to the pilotsof than any outfit we have

( held at the Station Chief PettyOfficers Radio Features the fl hter squadron that flew ever seen."
escort for them on their drives into
Club Monday the heart of the Japanese Empire, Then came Rabaul. To a rear-
was followed by a y
The meeting
showing of the movie, "Battle of Captain SmithThe "" The skipper of that fighting seat' man in a dive bomber with a

t Russia and refreshments were D''vriega squadron, Lieut. Comdr. Sam L couple! of pea-shooters, a Cightinq-
personality sketches Inaug- Can't Ration Love:' The band is Silber who has recently reportedfor
later. squadron means everythingandyou
served The next general session is urated on the "Navy News" pro- well known on the air waves and duty at the auxiliary stationat were. We've all seen times that
all hands gram over WJAX will feature a the conductor is familiar to radio Green Cove Springs! has excellent
scheduled on 19 June, you could have broken off cover,
thumbnail sketch of Captain Walton listeners through his conductingon reason to be proud of the tribute
to attend. down, and
dropped a
are urged been adVised W. Smith, Commandant of the such radio commercials as The paid to his squadron by the gone
have I
members for
Club picked up more personal ,glory
Jacksonville Naval Air Station, ( below
to two Jello Summer Revue Stepping message printed :
to limit their guests yourselves It would have been easyto
this Friday at 1750. Along on CBS. The Rinse Vaudeville To Our Fighting! Squadron:
night dive off
at Saturday and not have
persons "Navy News" is heard thrice Theatre, Enna Jettick Melodies When we first got the word that range ;j
dinners. drawn all the ack-ack took atKavieng
and Sunday weekly over WJAX-each Mon Admiration Series, Your Hit you were leaving us, there is: no you
Kwajelein and Truk that
day, Wednesday and Friday at I Parade, D'Artega presents and Be- use .to deny our stock went down could have concentrated :,
Notice 1750 Private Herbert Johnston, of lieve It or Not. 1100 per cent. It meant losing a on us

called to the Marine Aviation Detachment, D'Artega broke into radio as a squadron that had been with us You have received praise from
\ I Special: attention !III is the importer. musical arranger for Paul White- I throughout our training and shake many for your jobs "well done," .
J lie chaplain's column on pageur / but take it from us, the fellows
Hellctts whit
)., man and Andre Koatclanetz. I down cruise were
of the
weekS Untie!
thin -
of NEWS. Entitled: "I Have A CigarWASHINGTON The band features 20 girls, Including they like Fellows, we watched you I that have had their necks saved

AX An AIR Amerl'an-Uay," the (CNS) -.Members Betty Lang, velvet-toned I at Kanoehe; saw you in the air t mote than once by your protection )

column Ant IK an Inspiring exposition of the armed forces at home singer; Lois Marie, beauteous accordion diy and night; yes, we went over I we know you're the best damn s

of the American way of and abroad: are going to receive player and thrust; Florence the sleeve Just as soon as it hit the fighting; squadron" that ever went

life, and it particularly recommended 750I)() ,OOO cigars during the remainder swinging! and singing at her ground after gunnery rum. We I "itpatalrB. Thanks. I
for reading of the year, the War Department I drums; Betty Lou, queen of the sweated your first linding with all THC: RADIOMUN OF YOUR
has announced 1 keyboard; and The Symphonettes. of our hearts. It hbe: ?n said 1 I HBLLDIVER SQUADRON. .



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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 18 May, 1944Dan

Joe Miller Holds "Ching" Cops Ribbons At Show "

i New "Rate"; He's r 'e SI

r Navy Beer Bomber

Navy aircrewman Joseph Miller,
25: of Pensacola, Fla., has realized

.ft. |a suppressed desire that many a
fun loving American has laid

Works Sound I awake nights dreaming of per-
Cupid \ JudgmentS forming.

;; From several thousand feet in
the air, he dropped close to a case
Overtime At A&R 'land a half of beer bottles-one by
a '
r ? oneon the Japanese at one of I
their island air bases. He doesn't
Direct HitsBy
Scores know how many, if any, Jap heads 4 ,
| he cracked but the satisfaction was f
I w
Pattie Fontaine Bennett just as supreme. r*

Cupid seems to be on the alertin .V i| That happy experience happenedon t
all the shops but most of the the night of 17 March, 1943, as !
casualties it appears are among Miller relates it:
the young people in Mr. West's "We took off from our base with ex N
'shop, (No. 22). The most recent our mission the bombing of the
two to board that good old ship Jap airfield at Nauru Six PBY's .1
'Matrimony.' are Mary Jean Ben made up our attacking force. Stopping .1d

tun, formerly of the Springfield at one of our small bases,
community and Robert B Wooley we took on provisions for a three-

AM2c, who will be married this day nIght just in case. It was :';": 1
r\<'cen-end in Norfolk. The groom very stormy. So stormy, in fact. >#- ':

was tranferred there: a few weeks that Nauru was missed momentarily i ', rtl
$ .
ago, leaving 'Little Mary' very We turned back and immediately .. J J'r .
much alone and definitely blue but caught some bomb flashesto ", ... .. "
they decided to do something aboutIt starboard. One of our planes .' A:
hence the wedding bells. had hit the base right on the nose. : ,". "J! {f; '
Mary's friends could not let her ""'t' went up a few thousandfeet << ,' \, 'm"\' ill. '"
get away without some token attesting but then came In low for if'> .. f .
their friendship, so Laurie our first run. It was to be a big i. i" ; : :.. ilr1"

Kirkland was chosen as gift bearer _1'1'. night for the whole crew. Our : 11I \. : '....q
,and! !spokesman! for them, presenting ; first bomb lilt their gasoline storage I : .. :;. l v ,
of tanks and they went ..k '" .: ...... "
Mary with a matched set I I
luggage, which will not only provea Los Angeles Fref Photographers' high. lighting up the field like I -A .. J 61 oj :!J t J A' Li
reminder of the good old days in Assn. have named Frances a Christmas Ire*. "'e came in ,...... : .'11:
22, but will serve beautifully to Langford "press photographer again and laid our second load Cliingapin, "Cliing" to you, more or less known as "the Station
keep milady's wardrobe neat while pinup girl for 1914." Sailors on right on, or right next to, their dog," an Imposing: German Boxer, cam off with three ribbonsIn
the is 'on the move' keeping up this Station who saw Frances j power plant On our third run, the dog show held In Jacksonville last weekend. He took second
with that "Sailor man" of hers when she was here with the Bob we planted one right in the barracks place In open competition, wan second In the Mbe t local dog In
To know 'Little Mary' is to love Hope show several weeks ago and could see wood flying show,," event, and garnered a fourth place for "best dog In fchow.1Ching" .

her, so we can't blame the lucky will hardly cast a dissenting tote. through the air. .I was handled by T. J. Ferko, AOMSc.It .
I "We weren't doing strafing to the handsome canine presented to
groom: for taking her away. Congratulations un ----- any was no new experience(
; to both, and may theirFea 1------ on this raid so I grabbed a couple the Air Station In May of 1941, he hating appeared In several 1
of matrimony never become Two Departments of cases of beer, went back to the I previous events In Ja<.kMI n,'illf'.
turbulent. | i iI tunnel hatch and proceeded to In earlier days "Ching" was mascot for the Station football

Ruth Nassiff Coffee Shop 22 bombard the Nips with beer bot- ; team.
tles. I had heard it was a pretty --- -------
who is really still a bride left Win Awards For
Tuesday for Cherry Point. N. C. I[ good idea. I know it was fun. NIl X

to be near that handsome Marine I in all, I presented them with about : "Cabin In The Sky" Most -
husband! of hers Staff Sgt. James Bond Purchases a case and" a half 'empties,' j 1
to be of course. I
E Coffee. Ruth has proven

a very popular member of the I I Two departments at the Jacksonville Radioman-gunner Miller enlistedin Popular Movie AccordingTo
Shop Family, and will be greatly Naval Air Station, Assembly the Navy in November, 19351
missed" but during such strange.' and graduated from the Navy Ra-
times in the world of today, the were awarded and Repair pennants and during Supply inspection -, I dio school at Charleston, S. Poll On This Station"Cabin
He entered the
war zone in
youngsters should cling very tightly I ceremonies Saturday C'I
to all the happiness within their. cember of 1941 and just the Wild
morning for having attained more' in the Sky, with 384 votes, and "Reap
in June of last He
ii;;htful grasp. We've wished Ruth than 90 cent participation in year. has the 10 favorite movies selected in
per Wind with 370 paced
end her hubby happiness and good |I hours in the air during 16 months ,
I the naval allotment war bond pro- I in News Poll which ended last Monday at 1G30.
luck btfore. but we repeat that weI The were war zones. I the Jax Air
hope there will be many years of gram.made by Capt.presentations W. W. Smith, com Miller wears the Asiatic-Pacific More than 800 ballots were cast in the Poll which gaugedthe

*u campaign ribbons as well as the
attainment of 90 cent see curing the :summer
I "Your per I --- again
pecial invitation is issued participation in the naval allot- silver wings of the Navy aircrew i I months. Re-showing of older

gain' to the men and women of .;, ment program makes Assembly man. movies has become necessary be-
the station in uniform, bv the and Repair, our largest department I I Helper-Outer: I II i cause of the curtailment of production

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY eligible to receive the com- I jn Hollywood during June,
to POST No. 88. SOUTH- mandants War Bond Honor Pen- w4rwJv'7gt I NORFOLK Va.
SIDE, that they present them- nant," Captain Smith told that young WAVE struggled up the I II I The top 11 are listed below since
f-tlvee; EVERY Saturday evening, I unit. 'street I under the heavy burden there was only a matter of four
2000 until 2330. at the Legion "It is a sincere pleasure to present : of a bunch of suitcases and par- I votes between the 10th and 11th
Hcroe and be the guests for the this pennant to Ens. CharlesR. cels when an elderly man wentto places. Here are the winners you
t-Ho il1g) for a lot of good fun with Myer who is to be commendedfor her assistance and carried the picked:
dancing and games. Or to Just sit : his efforts in making this suitcases. 'I CABIN IN THE SKY 3M
and talk if they prefer to do so I I1'CJur presentation possible." y I "Thank you," she said. "Are Iiiti''rilE \\ILII WIND' S703M

uniform is your admission I In speaking to assembled mem- you a retired navy man ?" Coney Island
and you are charged to have a lot I bers of the Supply Department : "Yes," he said. I Stormy Weather 2JH21X
rf fun all evening. How about it, Capt. Smith declared that "this i "Former chief ?" China )

Gang, come on over. i pennant represents your willingness "No" he said, "admiral." Hainan: 275
-... I to serve; your country with I It was Rear Adm. Guy H. I II Somewhere I'll Find You 268

Broadcast To : all you have-with your dollars as I The WAVES Choral Group is Burrage, USN, letired. j Watch on the Rhine 242
Portray I
will ----- Pride of the Yankees' 218
well as your service. being reorganized and meet
Role Of Skeet In War I Lieutenants Henry G. O'Keefe I Wednesday from 1800 to 1900 1 May AINav Gets Crash. Dive 20 1 I
and Fred H. Wendorf, both of I The music library has been enlarged White Savage 20Oto
Skeet shooting teaches Naval whom were credited with being and now includes many fa- Other movies which were high in
ail-crewmen how to lead a target.I for the I the voting were "My Sister Eileen -
I "greatly responsible" suc- vontes. Among them are: Night Warm Welcome'
Just how this is done will be "
'I cess of Supply in attaining the I and Day, One Alone I'll See You 194; "Road to Morocco,
demonstrated when the Navy Re- goal, received the pennant from I Again, When Day Is Done, My half 1188; "Bombardier," 186; "Destroy-
potter visits the Shotgun Range Captain Smith. Buddy, Deep'in My Heart, Will The 1 May AINav added a I er, 180; "Wintertime," 159 and .
at the Naval Air Gunners School I lat j stripe to 12 lieutenants I j jg> and Spitfire," 147. :
ftj ---- from
-- --- You Remember, Sweetheart
Yellow Water on the "Navy I WACS press UpWASHINGTO "" Maytime.The I 15: ensigns here, including four I Only three of the leaders from I I'I
Wings" broadcast over WJAX this WAVES. last week survived the heavyot-
will meet in
C. Enlisted Group
r. D. ---
I I Promoted from lieutenant (Jg)
Saturday 20 May at 1900. ing which characterized the final
will issued the small chapel midway betweenthe
WACS be new summer
T. Bar-
I to lieutenant were George
Lt. Robert F. Clark of Palm
days of the Air News Poll They
and Protestant I
uniforms of khaki worsted! Catholic
tropical i Jesse T. Baker, Jr., John R. "
Beech Florida, officer in charge I clay were "Watch on the Rhine, "Reap I
(>f the range will explain the valued the War Department -disclosed.---i chapels. Edison, William T. Floyd PerryJ. the \\'i1dVind," and "Bataan."
skeet shooting. Chief J. P. --- --- Gibbs, Jr., Arthur Kneerim, "My Sister Eileen" was close, however I

a' nooney, of New Canaan, Conn., Naval Air Station Unit Of AmericanRed I Robert M. Little, Thomas F. McBride with 194 votes, but dropped

c,ne of the instructors, will put Norman B. McLeod, John R. from 10th to 12th place. There la ,
some of the new students through Cross To Observe 1st BirthdayLooking .j!Perry, Fred W. Swanson, Jr., and a strong possibility, however, that
their paces. Phillip B. Wilson, and others. those placing high in the voting,
forward to celebrating their first year's birth I Ensigns elevated to lieutenantjg I even though they were not in the \

day tomorrow, old and new members of the Naval Air Station ( ) include Joy W. Holm, Dorothy first 10, may be re-shown under
Been I E. Rees, Blanche W. Haggard,
Unit of the Red Cross are justly proud of this past month'srecord. the summer progiam.
IHe'S Mizel D. Burton, Frank E. Hib.I It is significant that the picture
I bard, Belmar R. Lammers Katlr drawing the most votes, "Cabin in
During April the group had more Service wives in attendert ryn G. Manges, Patrick Murphy, the Sky." and the fourth place

Lt. Conulr. Herbert S. Brown, I ance and turned out more surgical Mor Howard E. Orton John W. Rogers winner, "Stormy Weather," are
Fife and Mrs. Benjamin
i k. in but old I of I Walter R. Thormejer, Howard all-colord
Jr. young years, I dressings than any other period I both musicals and have
in battle/ ton.The K. Utman, Charles A. Wal- which received -
experience.The I the Unit's existence of WAVESwas I casts. "Coney Island,
auxiliary group lace Brice H. Williams and Robert
I of
%6-'ar-old holder of the number
the third highest
I chairmanship of Mis.
Under the also hard at work and con- R. Woodcock.
Vt.Ca.. pronioted from n two- : A. C. McFall and Mis. Eben tributed nobly to the production, ballots in its favor, is also a musical
---- --- ----
striper to lieutenant commander f Smith, vice-chairman, 81 volunteers helping to bring the total hours I featuring Betty "Legs"Grable
recently. He Is! now engineeringefffeer I registered at the workroom spent to 941.Although Jobs Available e For while "Reap the Wild
at VIM here.Comtlr. and completed 5500 bandages of it will be the Unit's Wind" is a romantic adventurou
Krown haw served l various required sizes. anniversary tomorrow, work will Wives Of Navy Men type of story tarring Paulett.
aboard the Quincy, the Wasp, I j Goddard another type I
& pin-up
It was also a banner month fornewcomeis go: on as usual in the Sunday Jobs in a number of varied Ship'sService
the Ranger and the Saratoga. Among those who School room and Mrs. McFall hopes activities are available for all, out of the first 11 winners, only

He graduated from Ueorgla Joined are Mrs. William Scba< Tech with a RS In aeronimtknl I Mrs. M. R. Wyatt, Mrs. John Pilk- not already joined the organizationwill for positions should! be being musicals, romance or pure

engineering. A native of Mar in; on, Jr., Mrs. R. S. Sheldon, help the veterans celebratethe made with Ship's Service Office, drama.
tin, Ga., Comdr. ron enteredthe I Mrs.! J. C. McCoy Mrs. A. Weg- day ty signing up for this located on topside of the Main -*-

Navy In 1938. __,.-_ I I SC-, Mrs. J. W On>tctt, Mrs. flab- worthy Red l Crow undertaking. Station Recreation building. Send the lax Air New Home!




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18 May, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

In Thick Of Action I I XL Employes Receive Army-Navy "E"

Lt. Hamilton's Experiences !

Read Like Headlines of Day

Lieut. VV. A. Hamilton, Jr., ----- -- -

USNR, of Jacksonville, air combat GI's Get Data On
information officer with the first
squadron of Curtiss Helldivers to
face the enemy, is back from the Balloting In 19
Pacific( war zone with a record of 1b tr
experiences that reads like last State Primaries
month's headlines.His .
new shore assignment is tf Camp Newlp.pef Service
with the Naval Air Operational Nineteen states in the nation

.. Training Command Intelligence will hold.primaries in late July
Staff at this Station. and August.

Attached to a squadron that was These states are Arizona, Ar-
always where the action was the kansas. Delaware, Kansas, Ken
hottest, Lieut. Hamilton was on tucky, Massachusetts Mississippi
hand for the big: raids on Truk, (second primary), Missouri, Mon
Rabaul, Kavleng, Tinian, Guam and tans New Hampshire New York,
Nauru, and for the invasion at- South Carolina (first primary).

tacks on Eniwetok, Kwajeleln and Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont,

t Tarawa. Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. ,
1 The squadron's first brush Five of these states make no
f with the enemy, and the tough provision for soldier voting in the t \
eat from the standpoint of opposition primaries. In the other 14 the WD s. 3$1wIs
m occurred last Arm- post card (WD AGO Form 560) .4
I t Utloe Day when the Navy raided may be used either as an applica- x .r
the biff Jap bate at ICabaul. tion for a ballot or a request for
Most of Ute damage during this the special application form fur-
raid was Inflicted by the Hell- nished by the states The new War
i divers. Losing none of their own Ballot Commission postcard forms

personnel, they left a battered (WD Circular 128, Par. 1, Sec. XI)
\ Jap fleet and airbase behind probably won't be ready for distribution -

them. in time for these pri t r ,
The raid began at 0830 in the maries.

morning and, moving through If servicemen are unable to get 'e 2 7

swarms of Zeros and heavy anti- any postcard form, they may ap- -m
aircraft fire from Jap ships es- ply by letter, using the text that

caping from the harbor, the Hell- will be on the new cards as it is Captain W. W. Smith, commandant of the Station, Is shown awarding the "E" pin for emploje
divers bored in for the attack.
given in Circular 128. These applications to Edward J. Tarver as men and women of the XL.. Machine Products, Inc., won the coveted Army-
When they finally withdrew they should bear the distinc-
ceremonies held last week. Assisting
Navy production award for excellence in war production at
lett behind one light cruiser sunk tive markings and the appropriateair Capt. Smith in the presentation was Pvt. Lowell Dennis, holder of the Purple Heart award for
after receiving a direct hit, a light described in
mail marking as wounds received in action in the South Pacific and North African theatres of war.It's .
cruiser and another dam-
destroyer WD Circular 155 Section I.
aged and scores of Jap fighter
Servicemen are urged to remem-
planes destroyed. ber to put their party affiliationon Anchors AweighFor IA and R Team Is

Lieut. Hamilton in discussingthis applications for state absen- 2'/2' Year SailorsMen
raid, has nothing but praisefor tee ballots. Names and serial num- have i WAVES LeaderThe
I with long shore duty
the naval aircrewmen who
the WD
ber should be printed on
heard it before, but this time it'sno
rode in the rear seats of the Hell- postcard or the letter sent in Its A&R team of the WAVES
divers One of these, Radioman S. place. I I I scuttlebutt. It's the McCoy softball league defeated the

1 E Wallace had his plane jumpedby Some states require voters to Before enlisted 1 July approximately from this 1,000 Sta- WAVES Unit Monday to retain
three Zeros while returningfrom take additional steps in order to personnel their lead in the tournament. This
tion who frozen here under the
the attack. Although both qualify to vote in the primary. win gives them four wins and no
he and his pilot, Lieut. (jg W. L. Anyone uncertain about his elig- 2'/i year program will be trans losses.

Gerner, were wounded, Aircrew- ibility should write to the secre- ferred.In order. to avoid inconvenienceto The scores for Monday games
man Wallace succeeded in shoot- tary of state of his home state were : A&R defeated the WAVES
themselves and their families, i I
ing down two of the Zeros and in giving the date of his birth, the all hands concerned are advised to j QUESTIONSANSWERS Unit 17 to 3: Supply downed NAO
driving the third away. number of years he has lived in their affairs so they may I I TC 15 to 4. Tuesday's scores were :
j After the battle Lieut. Gerner the state, and his voting districtto be arrange detached on 21 hours notice. A ( ARE PRINTED ON Tl and Yard beat VF 12 to 3

safely maneuvered his badly-bat ( the best of his knowledge). few days delay in reporting mayor PAGE 5,> while Synthetic won over VPB
tered plane back to the carrier. -- may not be authorized. I 1. The Marshall Islands, now virtually 16 to 4.Betty.
For the action both Gerner and Baseball Bible Sent As Enlisted personnel frozen under all conquered by American -I Hall of A&R chalked up
Wallace have been recommendedfor the 21y year program are directedto forces, were mandated to i another home run for her team,
the DFC. Sample To Air Station have full sea bags and to be pre- Japan after World War 1. Do putting her in first place with

While Radioman Wallace was Continued from pate one pared to ship out. you know who owned them Mary Plummer of Synthetic. Both
getting his two Zeros another air- Charles C. Spink and Son of --_. prior to that time* have made six home runs in the
crewman was distinguishing him- by LouK 2. Japanese movements in the Far four games played. Sarah Jane

self on the return flight from Ra- St.In letter to the JAX AIR East are being closely watched Jackson of the WAVES Unit and
baul. He was Radioman W. O. NEWS a the St. Louis concern said these days and perhaps no one Velma Ross of VPB2 scored home
Haynes whose Helldiver was at- that "We will send 100 copies of e f is more keenly interested in the runs in games this week.
tacked by five Zeros after it had the Service Edition of THE Nips than Lord Louis Mount- I I A&R defeated the officers last
made its attack on the Jap base. SPORTING NEWS to you and batten who has his headquarters -!I Thursday with a score of 23 to 0.
Although wounded in the battle you. then determine how much I in the capital of India. The officers will play VF tonightat
Haynes shot one of the Zeros downin your men may wish to receive II I CAMP CAMPBELL, Ky. --A certain I What city is it? 1315.
flames and drove the other four copies of THE SPORTING NEWS. discharged soldier can have 3. Let's pretend that you have -':!.
away. He has been recommendedfor "After you have had an oppor- his teeth back by reporting to been invited to take a "bus-
the DFC and the Purple Heart. tunity of seeing the reaction of the I headquarters here. man's" holiday with these men:
Later in the day-about noon- men to these papers, if you will I I The ex-GI was stripped of his Sigmund Romberg, Claude Pep- Up The Ladder
the Japs struck back. They came give us an idea of the number you I clippers because a literalmindedclerk per, John Curtin and Nick Et-
over with dive and torpedo bomb- might wish, it may be possible to I I I had been instructed to take ten. What would you expect to Advancements In RatingsAt
ers and a fighter escort about 125 make them available to ypur base all government issued articles from do? Get three out of four.
planes in all. The U. S. fighters, in I without cost." soldiers given CDDs. -t. Identify this plane. It's the NAS, Jacksonville

the air at the time caught the I There you are sports fans, par- --aCommercial ,""", world's fastest transport. CNS
:Jap planes about 35 miles from the ticularly those interested in base Bulletins describes this four engined The following advancements! In rating
task force and shot them to bits. ball. speed boy as designed for strat- have been announced(7ket'o
Says Lieut. Hamilton: Head the 11 May edition and Blue Parker pen.LOST Lost! In the vicinity osphere flying. The nose of the IOTU Wlnn.) No educational 1: From S2c to AMM3c -Fred
"Jap plane were falling allover pass It on to your friends. If you of Bid if, 511. Barracks Id about one Ramon Capps Victor Francis
the sea. The sky all the way like It let us know In order that week ago. Owner-R. A. Selness $!c. I Joseph Tony" Proletll,AMM3c Frank '
Sic to
Barracks 18. Smith; from
to the horizon was streaked with we may pass the Information on FOB SALE Beckwlth Simmons; AMM3c to AMM2c
long black plumes of smoke to Charles C. Spink and Son. If 1939 Ford coupe Black. Contact R. A. Lloyd Norman Osmun: AMM2c tc \
made by the Jail planes going the reaction Is satisfactory It is Myers at Ext. 307. AMMlc Wallace Franklin Bethke JosephMara William !
Studio couch, two rockers end table. Arthur Hallmark
t In. No damage was Inflicted on possible that this "baseball bible" 3437 A. Taylor Dewey Park. ,
our task force. All this was ac- may come to you free of chargeas Sextant. Like new. $195. Call 5-2468 nrS2C to AOM3c Claude Marlon
complished with ship crews and a regular feature. I after Sunday.5:30: p. m or all I day Saturdayand Carver Odom. Clark Razzle Conway Turner, Jack Thompson Paul:
pilots that in most cases were
-- WANTED : 1
teeing action for the first time." = I Two or three riders or Navy couple Kel-eher) :
to go York. Leaving June 8 at s' lin Miles. David St Hllalre Jr., Sic to
Of the fighter support provided Radio noon, t"otf P. Barton, Radar School r g ARM3c Kenneth Earl Hoppe.; ARM2o
, ; for the Pacific air attacks, Lieut. Programs Bldsr. 5O4. NATTCenter to ARMlc Everette Leon Purrlngtonits .
r 1 Hamilton says: "The time spent in I Modern five-room bungalow to share
in tac- Friday-"Navy News, WJAX, with service man and wife Call Mrs. I contents without a measur-
training our pilots fighter 11)0.11.J.'J. Cleo S. Dykeman.! 6737 Drayton Street.Pearl .l
tics, and the type of tactics devel- Court Telephone (5-7211-J). Call ing implement. You could accomplish -
oped, certainly paid off tremendous Saturday-"Navy Wings," after six P. M.I this by tilting the pail ....
at Ra- WJAX 1930 I FOR RALoui so that it forms an angle of ...
dividends in combat. Only 1900 ; and 3
I PontUc 2-door sedan: 34 Plym a ,
...._.. with the flat
baul and Kavieng was there "Jumpln' Jax", WPDQ, 2215-: 4-door sedan Lt Doub. Ext. 783No degrees sur
I enough enemy fighter oppositionleft 2300. I -W long1, rounded fuselage projectswell face; then half of the water
around for the alrcrewmen of %News \fJAX Guardhouse At KwaJaMn ahead of the engine na would automatically pour out.
IUonday-UXavy celles. Its low-set wings are Fill in the blank with the
our Helldivers to shoot at, and onlyat 1730-1755. KWAJALEIN ATOLL (CNS- I
back on the leading edge numeral. :
Kavieng was one of our planes Over America 'There is no guardhouse at Kwaja- swept ,"
Tuesday-"Wings and forward slightly on let- ;
swept 7. Four states begin with the
destroyed by enemy aerial opposition lein. "There's too much work to be "
WJIIP 2100-2130.
the trailing edge to pointed ter "i". Name three of 'em.
Our squadron had nothingbut ,
done for to either
us men as
Wetlne'klay-"N a v News spare ,
y ,
The rounded tipped tall- 8. Walter wrote Winfield
tips. fought
for the
praise way our fighters guards or inmates one officer
protected our strike groups." WJAX, 1750-1775. explained. plane has triple fins and rud- and Randolph is in the movies. .;,
Of the Curtlss SB2C Helldiver, ders. All have the same last name.
:5. You'd have a topflight infield What?
he : "The pilots of our squadron -
says swore by them." P B Y WAS COOKING ON OIL! with Frank McCormick on first, 9. James V. Forrestal. newly-
Lieut. Hamilton also describesa EmU Verban on second, Lou named Secretary of the Navy,
harness for alrcrewmen that was Men lost in the jungle in this l war have told how they existed Boudreau at short and Pinky entered the Navy in 1917 as a .
developed by his squadron. Similarto primitively on the bark of trees and on insects, but here'j the Higgins on third. But all playon seaman, second class.: True or
the pilot's, it 13 designed to keep true story of how an airplane sustained flight on salad oil. different major league baseball false? "
the crewmen from being pitched It happened, relates AMMlc Harold D. Cunningham, when a PBY teams. Name the teams 10. If you collected coins why
forward into the control panel was about four hours out of Hawaii. One of the planes developedan each represents. Get three out would you hesitate to pay a ,
when a forced landing Is made in oil leak of four. stiff price for this item? '. '
water. Although several forced "There was nothing to do but land at sea" says the New York 6. If you had a cylindrical pall, 10! FOR SALE-Rare Lincoln penny ,
landings were made by planes at sailor, who is now stationed here. "The crew contacted destroyer inches in diameter and 10 Inches dated 1803. In very battered Con- n. I
r' sea, not one rear seatman was lost and took aboard all the salad oil the destroyer had-you In height, standing on a fiat dition, but Its great rarity will !
or badly injured after this new know, just plain old cooking oil. They repaired the oil leak, put surface and level-full of water, make it a valuable addition to your
development was added. in the salad oil and flew back to the base." you could empty it of half of collection.r .

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Irrsonnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Technical t By Jacob K. Shankman, Chaplain, USNItI
1 Training I Center the Headquarters ot the Naval 1 1s1 ,
Operational Training Command, Naval Auxiliary Air 1 a i I Am An AmericanDay"I '
Naval Auxiliary I Air Station .
Green Cove prlngs'
tion. ;
tt Peril! \ Held, Naval: Air Gunners School:, the U. S, Naval i American!
Air Facilities Mayport. am an
llo i>ltal. and Naval Auxiliary
That is a magnificent statement Everyone .who..,. .
Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall, USN '" says it ought to be proud, but no one who utters t iu
Chit of Naval Air Operational Training: ; ; : :":$ +1 ;; :;' should be arrogant For these words suggest moV

t Captain Walton W. Smith C3N ," \ k',; :,,asr,/ :yam'' : J I than the remembrance of past glories, they are ,more
Commandant than the boast of our present military mighttheyare
1 Jacksonville Naval Air Station I j,; } ti ,::, a declaration of faith in the future. As such, they

Captain Joseph B Lynch, A-VG). USNR, should inspire and challenge us.

Naval Air Commanding Technical Training Officer Center' "Myrtle! You told me a Bond-a-Month would keep. We take our Americanism for granted so often
the wolf from doorl"ctoithtgL9p that we frequently lose sight of what it means. It
Captain John J. OMalev (MC). USN. our is good, therefore, that those who come of age
Commanding" Officer politically and become partners in this nation should
U. S Naval Hospital
have their attention directed to some implicationsof
Commander Edward E Dolecek USN -I this heritage. And particularly when a day (Sun-

( Naval Commanding Air Gunners'Officer School I day 21 May) is set aside for this purpose by presi-
I dential proclamation, it should be profitable to ui
r Commander vMlllam\ H Ashford, Jr.. USN' : all to think about it. fv

J aval, Auxiliary Commanding Air Station Officer, Green, Cove Springse f ) I am an American! What does it mean? !
I It means that 1 came from every country of the
\ Commander Samuel O Mitchell earth to build a new, free land with fellows like
Commanding Air Station:recu Field I ILleut. mytelf. I am Scotch' and French, Irish and Pole
Naval Auxiliary
I. I II ... g( ::; -6I Welsh and Italian, Scandinavian and Czech I am
Col. Chester L Gawne. USIi C (Ret). :: < Protestant/ Catholic, and Jew-uhite and black and

Commanding Marine Barracks: Officer ,- ,- Red Indian. I know the feel of Georgia clay under

jk : -, my bare feet and the cool taste of New England's
. Lieut CoL William T, Evade, USMC (Rt).
Commanding; Officer fresh ucter streams. I know the smell of the
({ Marine Aviation Detachment By STEVE KALAGIAN. Y2c Maine uoods and the sultry heat of Kansas City.
watch the harvest moon rvte over the Wabash and '. ".
The JAX: AIR NEWS receives credited Camp Newspaper matter prohibited!Service When Yard Police Chief "Expecting Orders" Massengilleis I grow champion corn in Iowa I ride the plain* ,f"

I without material permission Republication at CNS.ot War Department 205 J:;. shipped out, his successor will be Chief J. G. Stelma, who of Texas and crowd the subways of New York.

42nd St.. N. Y. C. has returned from months The I am young and my body is strong
30 of
just duty new
tj overseas. I am an American! What does it mean?
chief has served on the USS RANGEIl and in North Africa Mj' musket fired a shot at Lexington which was

Invasion i during this war. In the Navy for 11 years, he expects to be heard 'round the world. My blood watered the ridgesat
least 20 before off his uniform. Gettysburg I wore blue and I wore gray. I remember -
at taking Navy
a man
Perhaps before this editorial is published. year. .- _: _______ h__ the Maine and I remember the Marne. POI

the invasion of Western Europe will have begun I Some complaints have come to talk over old times. Anyone know- I pies waters grow of over the Mediterranean my grave in Flanders wash the and beachheads the blue

Or it may still be in abeyance, waitingfor this column that men from this ing anything about this may get where I lay down my life. Mine is red blood, rich
I station persist in crossing in touch with me and we'll see
as wine, and too. I want to
courageous live but I
the proper time. I streets in Jacksonville against the what can be done about getting
am not afraid to spill that blood in freedom's
traffic This is not only dan- those two former to- cau!'e.
be lights. Milpmates
the situation as
Regardless of what may I I am an AmericanVhat! does<< It mean?
gerous for those who are guilty of gether.
let remember that I can sing "The Star Spangled Banner" and the
read these lines, us this violation but also aggravatesmany
you songs of Tin Pan Alley, too, I can recite Lincoln's
the expected invasion is not a cure-all for the I drivets However the same During a showing of a WAC recruiting Gettysburg Address and the National League bat-
charges could be made againstsome short at one of the local
ills that beset us, as some people seem to of those driving, which all theatres the narrator, after expounding dence ting averages., and a coke I like with the Declaration of Indepen

matter of fact much of the civ- !narrows down to the fact that all the advantages of no men ber" at the my hamburger. I yell "Rob-
I think. As a umpire, but I stand by the Bill of Rights.
of us ought to observe traffic regulations joining the WACS, said "You also
in uni- I believe in fair ..
ilian population as well as many men play The Statue of Liberty is my
more strictly. get half fare at mOl'iE's.'J A sailorin
to feel that once our troops landon badge. 'Government of the people" ]ia my motto.
form seem the audience cried out, "But not
II The little white
church is shrine. The ideals of
the European continent, the war will be Here the reason uh\t D'ArtegaJu'hQse in Jacksonville" And ue second' the Founding Fathers are my in my marrow. Brother
All-Girl Band will play hereon the motion.
:J1 but won. hood is my creed. Democracy is my faith. I am a
1 June, doesn use his full 1 *
// this were but true, much of "blood, name. It happens to be Armando SMOKIES. tells Yankee Doodle Dandv.
-SomelMNly u!! I am an American!! What does it mean?
I sweat? and tears" which is expected could be Alfonse Fernandez D'Artega Tina- that he haw a Marine walking My heart bleed for mannered Armenians and

avoided. Men would return to their homes jero Rubio Perez dc Alain Castro around the station with a Mtilor'H my eyes ueep for China's innocents.
a Mich I Bienpica Can you blame hat on Must be My sympathies -
to again take the y a fcuppresMHldesire are broad like
und to their loved ones up this continent. I open mu
t peaceful civilian occupations. But there is hint to join the' Navy It purse for starving Belgians and respond to the call
seems that the U AE escorts took of Greek Relief. I
tio assurance that this will cone to pass, no The first entry in the War Bond offense to our little story last week My motives are an 1 American saw this nation I am generous.rise out

ti indication that this is chat our war leaders Poster content was Mibmltted b)' No offense meant girls, justa of a iiildfrncvs and I want to sec all men ,stand oil
1'fc. Albert H. Slhentein, Mho funnv story that could have happened their feet and build
counting world. I want to
nre upon. works in the Marine pamaterS to anybody Lots of civilians '- show them that
Of course, it is possible that the Nazis will office. There's a total of $300 worthof (some Naval personnel, too) that rclioiouv, differences sectional interests can be merged,
/ be
i from the Westis Bonds for if still drive downtown with can forgotten, that
collapse when the invasion Mar prizes no, ;you an racial antafionisma can be obliterated
1 made. We all hope that the day of German got any ideas, mates, now' !" a good<< empty car without offering sailors American I am a leader. am att
time to get ; entry in. a ride Guesses on the invasion
your Strong of
hand that we can turn body and red-blooded, I the
debacle is near at so song
I date continue to Kvervbodv of human brotherhood
and dream the dream of
our entire attention to the Japanese war MOVIE REVIEW-"Three Men 1 MM ins to have a different world fellowship

lords and the fanatical little men who follow i In White." L. Barrymore, Marilyn idea and each one of them thinkshe I am an American! This is my heritage! This H

them. It will certainly be a great day of rejoicing Maxwell, Aia Gardner. A drama l 18 absolutely right Hearda my faith! This is my future!

I when both of our enemies can be which runs S6 minutes and is simi- woman who must have been approaching -
lar to the Dr. Kildare series The 70 hay< in a downtown
destroyed and the world will once again beat restaurant, "I feel guilt about being -
great diagnostician (Barrymore)
peace. is training two young doctors, one here.<< I should! be working at I Li Divine Services iii I
the USU .
People are going to
But let us remember that in all probability of whom he hopes to pick as his sea that never went before .

the load will be rough and that many of us permanent aisiitant. As a test he To jo now bays that the U. S. and : Fretfktant 07JO ('chapel I: Manila Read and Itirtninfhtm Ate.. .
each them med- -Holv
gives of a difficult Communion
comparative security England act like they want to end
DOW stationed here in ical case but ends by Keeping OC30--lUirult Divine service
up the war quickly What does he OO.TO-Tialnlng Center Divine
before the end nervlte.
;will have met enemy them both att his assistants Marilyn O'JJO-: Sunday :School (small ,
think we want? Fight forever nndkt't'p chapel).
conies. For it is better to be prepared for the Maxwell, the siren, steals the JOI5( -General Divine service
1 him and his cutthroat<;t In 18-13-Wsper service.
worst, than to anticipate an easy victory and I show every time the s on the power Keep I sending in those Culholir (chapel: Modi Road sad Birmingham Aftave
screen. (Main, Monday; Officers, i 00.10) ; -Mass
horrible truth. items and we'll '
the keep writingthem
f then wake up to Tuesday) 0700( -Mass.
reached its climatic stage but OUT. O830-Mace.:
p The war has ---- -- OT3O-Mas,. .
it is not over. Let us work harder than we I Seaman Gene McCarthy admits 1100-Mass,

have before for that it is the only way I I'f that a biography of him entitled, ChrUtUn 1 TOO-Man Stitnre*, Services|
" ever I The Life and Loves of Seaman BreezesSalty Avenue. Mu.tla Road ... 'f that wars are won. Let us constantly keep McCarthy" would really be a I 1100-Small chapel

this in mind and hope that D-day will see scorcher particularly the Brook- Humor From Jewish Service: Small Chapel (Mustln Road and.

the beginning of the realization of all our lyn episodes. I Birmingham Avenue).
Here And There 1800-Sabbath Service (Friday).

hopes. Yeoman Doris flames, of the 0810-Sabbath Service (Saturday).
1 :"- Chaplain's office, made "big time"a Like Fruit 1730-Devotions (Tuesday) NAGS and Cecil Field.

couple of weeks ago when she Colonel ( after reviewing 1730-Devotions (Thursday) Green Cove Springs.

Poster Contest appeared on a cigarette program troops) : What's the idea of pa-

, commonly identified by the slogan rading all the big men in front AMUSEMENT
for membersof CALENDAR
There is an opportunity now "name the song before the gong." of the little men? ,

the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guardon She got along fine until the $100 Lieut : It's the sergeant's fault. (Number after each show \\t playing date at

this station to not only win $300 in prizes question came along and then had I He used to run a fruit store (MondayThursday Student Officers' Auditorium)
the bad luck to miss It. Tough luck. show starts at 1300, HOD,
: but to also help their country in aiding a 1930; 11,30, noo, 1930 on Sundays,)
Devil Gave
of selling War Up
worthwhile project-that I
Is there anyone on the Motion Hitler died and went "beloic." FREE MOVIES
Bonds. who nerved on the USS 1'ITTS- Satan answered his knock, told Today-"Black 1'arachut," liella LugoI 1 (21)).

The rules for this contest appeared in the I HUKGII In the last war? '. him to wait a minute, went away iSnmhi)-"Follow the Boys," an All-Star cast, Including -

!Air News last week. All you have to do is get Gene Callow)', a member of the and returned with a box of matches George Raft, Orson \Velle-i, Marlene ,
Florida Tlmes-Union Art department and a bundle of firewood Dietrich Dinah Shore and many others ((22)).
an i idea for a poster to promote War Bonds, in Interested 1 In finding a I lIe gate both to Hitler with the MondA)'--Three Men In White," L. Barrymore,

draw it up yourself or just turn in the i idea I sailor who used to be a shipmate remark, "Listen, Adolf, there's a Marilyn Maxwell Asa Gardner (23)).
;with a rough sketch. The judges will then of his in World War I. He happened limit to what even ue can stand. ('Mla)-"Hmmida Mystery," IVeton Foster. AM .

decide how the six prizes "are to be dis- I to see him In downtown Take these and start a hell of your March of Time ((21).
Wednt'htla-"Double "
Jacksonville about week ago but oun: Indemnity", Barbara Stan
tributed. I I didn't have the opportunity to wyck ((2C),
Here is your opportunity to get your ideas speak to him. Little Old Thtimla)'-"Man: From I">|MO," Ann Shlrlf'Y.&r1.

considered and the chance to win some moneyas Now Mr. Galloway would like Cook).: Look here, my man. I "Charlie ('han and the Chinese Cat, at JstiwleoOfficer ...j. s
to make contact with this former made pies before you were born. *' only.OTHER.
well. You'd better not wait too long, I USS PITTSBURGH blue Jacket M I A. N.: Okay, ml\tt'Y, but why ENTERTAINMENT

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4"Follow The Boys" The Inquiring Star Of Hope Troupe Remembers Us

Featuring nearly 50 stars of stage, screen and radio,

"Follow. the Boys," a story of soldiers in grease; paint, ReporterQUESTION
will: be presented at the ]Main Station Theatre this Sunday -

at, the Student Officers' Auditorium on Monday. j
', )' Shown below are only a few of the stars you will see : If you were a

: .',. in this picture. Naval flier, which type of
.I would f
airplane you prefer

1 ." Comedy to pilot ?
'I would prefer the Corsair. It has
good maneuverability, speed and
j design, I think." w
I ''The PV-1. I like it because it's
I a two engine Job, can fly on either
l engine, has plenty fuel tanks, is
; long range, and is a fast climber
't ;: It's just a good ship." I .
i The PV-1 is my choice. It's a well ; at.
," J' I flier :
armed ship, a long range
i I can run on one engine if the other
; I goes dead, and it can also be usedas
.: a fighter.
t. Marine Corps: "Corsair! It's about
\ >I the fastest, toughest plane and' is t
especially good against Zeros.
I Marine Corps: "Not knowing much
i about planes, I'd prefer a pursuit kti tt'' )
type. I'd rather fly a single seaterso 1"e
I wouldn't be responsible for any 3w
i one else's life except my own."
/ } Marine Corps: "I think I'd like to

,.... fly a Corsair from what"I've heard
I but I'm not in aviation.
as safety goes, the PBY is best.
'Ji" J\f. But for action I like the F6F.. It
: ,, is a pilot's dream, I think. It has
trace McDonald and the clown, George Ilaft. I speed and maneuverability."
--- -- -- -- JULIUS
I "F6F. It la highly. maneuverable at of the stars of the Bob Hope troupe which put
Girls + Singing Vera Vague, one
II I all altitudes, has strong fire power on several shows at tliU Station in March, asked for some of the
I I and is easy to handle. And"the F6Fis I picture taken here. This I ii one which she autographed for Station
about the safest fighter. personnel and the JAX A1K NEWS, and returned here.
J. W. SHOWS, AMM2c: "I like
b the Hellcat. She has a lot of fire --- -- Yankees.

power, plenty horse power and is Quiz Contest 4, It's the TJ. S:s C-69 Constellation.
a good ship well put together. It is .
I maneuverable at all sorts of
altitudes highly (QUESTIONS PRINTED ON :So McCormick, Cincinnati Reds;
1'I PAGE 3) Verban, St. Louis Cards; Bou 1
dreau, Cleveland Indians; Higgins -
The F4U. I like a fast ship anda ANSWERS Detroit Tigers.
fighter. I'd rather be responsible 1. Germany. The Germans acquired -
than for a 6. Angle of 45 degrees.
\ ( for just myself the Marshalls from
crew of men." Spain by purchase after the 7. Illinois, Iowa, Idaho and In
\ NEVIN BREWER S2c: "If I Spanish-American war. diana.
; : M was going to be a pilot I'd like a 2. New Delhi. ((8. Scott. i

fighter; the Hellcat is the one I'd 3. Romberg compose music or 9. True.
go for." conduct a concert orchestra: 10. Since Lincoln was not yet
I siv IVAN HOLLIER, AMM2c: "The Pepper--as he's Florida's U. S. born in 1803, there must be
k I Corsair. I don't know exactly why, Senator, ;you'd attend senate something fraudulent about the
II but I've always heard it was the coin.
I sessions and so on; Curtin-
best Navy fighter plane. i
Australia Etten-play
DUV AL, Cox: govern
L'irJ I WILLIAM E. baseball for the New York liny, Buy War Bonds
I "The PV-1. It's fast, and a bomber
and I like that part of it. It has
and has already
JtunrtU MuciJoitaKl and Director plenty firepower
Sutherland.of 1'ollow; the Boys," Eddie proven cific." its worth in the South Pa- Shipwrecked Sailors Of

a I I I I GEORGE R. PRICE: Sic: "The
1 1i 1-- ---- I F4F. I like that ship i ia preferenceto South Seas OrganizingIt
1i! all others. My second choice is
i the new Helldiver, just out. I hear
,i it's tops What I like about the is believed that a number of servicemen, officers and en-
1I F4F is its short wing spread, listed, on this Station are eligible for membership In the organ-
among other things." ization known as the "Ancient Order of Shipwrecked Sailers of
O. G. HARDW1CK, Sic: "Cor- the South Seas." In the 27 April issue of the JAY AIR NEWSa
I sair. That's the one that goes the picture was carried of Captain H. S. Duckworth, chief of staff
fastest, the one you can turn the to Rear Admiral A. C. McFall and Comdr. F. F. Gill of the Miami
I most curves in." Naval Air Station, charter members. This organization was inaugurated
JOE MCKNIGHT, AMMIC: -The in June, 1942 by the survivors of the USS Lexington.
SBD. I just like that type of plane. Anyone who has been on a ship sunk or a plane forced downin
I It's fast good and rugged." the Pacific south of the Equator and west of the 180th meri-
ALBIN R. GLAVICKAS, ARM3c dian is eligible for a certificate.
I : "I'd say the B-26 Marauder. If you are eligible please fill out the accompanying blank and
II JAX AIR NEWS, Public Relations Office, Box 2,
I Definitely. One reason is that it is mail it to the
I B II one of the fastest planes of that U. S. Naval Air Station. Jacksonville, or send it in by Yard Mail
j type and has good maneuver- Any question of eligibility may be referred to Lt. Comdr. H. D.
I'ability." Mann, NAOTC staff, phone 589.

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OCS Cut is big and the experience gained

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ber of Officer Candidate Schools ful in civilian life after the war. ... .
from 26 original schools to not You'd be able to get a job in TELEPHONE..___..__.._....____......_................... ..... .... ....
Martha O'UriscolI i more than 11 now. transport or passenger service.."

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t WELFARE NATTC Student NATTC Gets War Bond Pennant Something New ,

) [ PRESENTS Served Aboard J 9it Has Been AddedIn

k.. Famed CruiserFor Radio: Schools:' I 4

sheer seamanship, the crippled Norm Stromdahl, ARM3c

cruiser Marblehead's escape Charm and beauty have come to
from Java, where she seemed hope-
radio school
lessly crippled and trapped just
JVH after the war began, represents Last week there was a notable
'lone of the top adventure stories change in many of the radio school

of the war.Anthony "I..1.' Instructors, literally overnight-
I Belillo, AOM2c, here / j fresh shaves, haircuts, and shoe.
/ j'I shines became the chief concernof
at NATTC oij temporary duty to ,,
attend advanced ordnance school, men never before par ularly
I was one of the vain about personal ap J*ances. I
Mar b 1 ehead's One man was heard to ask, "say
twelve-man air how do you address a WAVE officer I

group, "We got j.> anyway? You can't very

the news of the '... well say yes, sir!" Another remarked .
Jap attack at ';' "boy! wait'll my girl heard!
Pearl Harborthe about this! She'll demand that I
day before resign and get a job with another

It happened," firm, immediately."
Belillo of the dom.
says Long a stronghold
"We were on t'f inant ( ?) male NATTC AJC.M.
I the other side of school is now training It's first

I the Intemation- Anthony Belillo ,. .- ... "' '11". .,' WAVE class. These young ,
al date line off en, all officers, reported :nvBy ,
I Java, so it was still the sixth in Jlltmll l' .fM ;;: 0', week and have already .
Betty Grable I our log" I # .4 Instruction an class K-43WV.

A top-flight professional wrestling I The 27-year-old ordnanceman la Capt. J, A. Briggs, Deputy Chief of Naval Air Technical TrainIng With the exception of "A to N,"
'' i show headlining Ed "Strang. I from Los Gattos, Calif, and is bil-) Command I* shown congratulating NATTC personnel on their sentry Instruction, range, and
r, ler" Lewis, and one of Hollywood's lited at Barracks 67. "Instead of excellent 92 percent War Bond record in a ceremony held last weekat ordnance, they will receive the .
latest colossal extravaganzas, making a run for it, Captain Rob NATTC. The Commandant's War Bond Honor Pennant was regular 18 week course of Instruction.

"Pin-Up Girl," with Betty Grable I inson, now an admiral, worked outa awarded to the Training Center and was received by Capt. J. B. .
are the two features in the NATTC : rendezvous with The Houstonand Lynch, Commanding NATTC. shown at left. 'To: the right of Capt. Instructors who have always
t entertainment spotlight next week, I a few destroyers, all similarlyon Briggs Is Comdr. .I, E. UaJrath, Superintendent of Technical TrainIng practiced the "tough drill ser-
while tonight another home talent i patrol duty off the China at NATTC.Commander. jeant" technique on their classesare :
jamboree, featuring the Air Raider coast, and struck the Jap con at a bit of a loss as to how they,
" swing band, will be staged at voys off Singapore with a sue*- NATTC AWARDED are going to meet this new situa
,4 the auditorium. pose blow that broke up an invasion KirbyDispensary tion One was heard bemoaningthe
Chock full of luscious! gals wave They had to send in HONOR PENNANT fact that"there I've spent
with the beauteous Betty in the wave after wave of their heaviest Heads years developing the saltiest vocabulary
MUrrlng role, "Pin-Up Girl" bombers, about 60 in all, to knockus I Capt. J. A. Briggs, Deputy Chiefof in the fleet! What will I
*how. at the auditorium Sundayat off the offensive." Comdr. Dunne W. Kirby, chief the Naval Air Technical Train say' I'll have to learn to speak

1800 and 2000. A number of Belillo pays great tribute to of medicine at the Jacksonville ing Command, presented NATTC English! another-"you meanwe'll
the coolness of the who with the Commandant's War Bond
nf\w'hlt song are featured, playful gunners Naval Hospital for the last two have to recommend OFFICERS
by Charlie Spivak's smooth let the big planes get almost Honor Pennant in a ceremony at I I for night school If they fall .
overhead before they let It months, has been the Grinder last Thursday which "
orchestra The film's lighter go. I i i to pass a test These instructors
moments are provided by Martha wa a costly job for the Japs! assigned as Sen- was witnessed by military and civilian aren't kidding anyone, though.
Rare and Joe E. Brown and though they practically ripped ior Medical Officer personnel at the Training They're all anxious to teach the

The rough stuff comes off Tuesday her apart, the Marblehead at the NAT Center. I new class.
23 May when four nationally : made it home, by way of Ceylon, i Capt. J B. Lynch, Commanding Of the 18 young women in the
known grunt and groan artists put Cape Town, and the submarine I e'7 ? [TO Dispensary. NATTC received the award from I class three are ex-enlisted radiomen -"

on a performance for sailor and filled Atlantic."It Comdr. Kirby Capt. Briggs, who came here from i ; several are former link train-
e marine personnel at NATTC. The was the third hit, the one assumed the duties Chicago to make the presentation. i er operators. All have had a considerable -
touring troupe, sponsored by the on the fantail that did the most of his new "Patriotism is not the sole basis period of service in the
I Pepsi Cola Company and billed damage It jammed the rudder for your fine record," Capt. Briggs women's reserve and are not exactly
here by the Welfare Department, which had to be cut loose, makingit position last stated Every American, whetherin : boots Some of them might
in composed of Lewis. five times necessary to guide the ship by r week A native of uniform or not, is patriotic. surprise their male contemporaries
p world champion; Babe Sharkey, skillful use of the twin screws. We ,4 Philadelphia, he Your record is the result of a common : with their store of naval lore. Upon
a billed as the current heavyweight had a hole at the water line big I outstand- sense attitude. I know it is a their completion of officers train

champ; Sandor Szabo, also a former enough to drive a truck through Comdr. real sacrifice, but buying bonds ing all had expressed a preferencefor
world champ; and The Great but we kept her afloat because all I furthers the war effort and also communications work and are
MU, hailed as the miracle muscleman hands loved the ship, and just refused doctor before entering the Navyin I insures the future." I very glad to be here. They say,

The act starts at 2000 at the to let her go down," Belillo April, 1912 He was service NATTC attained the 90 per cent "everyone is so very nice to us."

outdoor Navy arena. said.The professor at Hahneman Medical Standard of Excellence mark in Say we, "and why not'"
The schedule (at the auditorium voyage home was a thrill in Philadelphia and later
College March, showing a tremendous Im- They're taking their duties
packed three months' chase, with worked with the eminent Sir Thomas .
provement over last year. Over 92 very seriously, \\itneft. the case
Tonight, 1800, :2000, Jamboree the Jap's never more than one Lewis at University College
per cent of the Training Center of one, whose first code checkout
} with Billy Reed as em cee.triday port behind. The Nip's had begun Hospital in London, conducting ex- personnel now is purchasing bonds hadn't worked out any too
) 1800, 2000, Cobra their invasion of Sumatra and research on cardiology. .
perimental under the Navy payroll savings impressively Almost tearfully,
Woman with :Maria Monica and Java and were sweeping every- I Entering the Navy as a Lieut. plan according to figures releasedby she wailed, "oh, how In the
before them.
1 John HallSaturday. thing Miraculously, Commander, he was assigned to Lieut. (jg) K E. Wilson War world do you ever get thin stuff?
1800, :2000, Between the crippled ship kept just aheadof the Navy hospital in Philadelphia. Bond Officer The personnel in- I don't think I'll ever do it.-but
I Two Worlds with John Garfield this drive, finally made Ceylon, From there he went to Bainbridge cludes students, Ship's Companythe I'll keep on trying!" Men student .
Sunday 1500, Girl in the Case where her rudder was repaired. It
had better look to their
where he supervised the setting up Marine Aviation Detachmentand !*
Ii not until made Port
; with Edmund Lowe. was they
of medical facilities in his capacityas civilian employes at NATTC laurels None has yet ever been
1800 2000 Elizabeth, in South Africa, that
Sunday, PinUpGirl
assistant to the senior medical observed taking his work seriously
with Bettv Grable. any repair of the hull could be
to the enough to about It
officer Prior to coming cry
t Monday, 1800, 2000, Black tempted. at-I Naval Hospital on this station Paging Emily Post A new recruit Upon completion of traIning'here
Parachute with Bela Lugol.' Almost the worst part of
stationed at the of
Comdr. Kirby served at the Naval gate a these young women will become
Tuesday 2000 U res t II i n long voyage home was running
g School at Mon- Naval Air Base was given instruc- radio and communications
I Flight Preparatory
the of 35 known German
matches at outdoor Navy arena gauntlet -
mouth, Ill. tions to admit no car unless it car- instructors in Navy aerial gunnery
Wednesday' 1800, 2000. Follow submarine locations in the I
I ried a special tag. So he stopped school and operational training;
When The Commander is an ardent
with Raft and Atlantic. we got safely
the Boys George
them all
including an Admiral, units to replace the male officers
Zorinany into New York, we'd been out sailing skipper and used to com-
who ordered the driver to go on now doing that work. The Instruct
for two and half pete in the big sailboat
a years. every year
The story goes that the sailor yell Lion of Aircrewmen-to-be is a vitally
Belillo and all the crew got 30days' races at Larchmont, N. Y.
ed, "I'm sorry sir, but I'm new important task, so hat's off to
... leave, and then returned for
I at this. Who do I shoot-you or these WAVES who are doing a
for five months
I It' training during SuI the Jx Air News- Horn! the driver?" I man's Job In the war.
which the 22-year-old Cruiser was
-- -- ---.r
repaired. "It way a great eight to .
'J'r see her go down the ways, stream- New Radio School Students

lined and carrying more guns than
t'; ever." Belillo was with her on her t T a
first tour of duty since being re- '

paired, and is to rejoin her again '
when he completes his course here
,at NATTC. "She's the greatest shipin
the fleet," he says, "and we
know how she can take it. We havea y
J 1
score to settle" And this froma V .

A crew member of the ship that
took on as much of the Jap navyas
1i she could find practically alone'!
i .: t..A

I. They Stand In LineIn

... New York City Too I'&c

I Training Center fellows may

d I have to stand in line at times to

\ .\ see the movies, but they still see
them first.
\ <, The world premiere of "Show

".'... it a Business," with Eddie Cantor, was r
? -'
Vera Zorlna held in New York City on 10 May.

It showed at the NATTC auditorium ;
Will Osborne and his sweet on 3 May. The premiere of &
i swingers went over big at the auditorium ; "Address Unknown," starring Paul ,
last Thursday. Another Lukas, was 8 May, and it played .
{ name band, featuring music and here on that day too. .. '
sex appeal, if scheduled for 31 May A bow to the Welfare Depart-
when D-Artega and his all-girl or- ment and Ens. Ben Sutherland,
chestra will put on two shows at who arranges the movie schedules
-a_ """ '.. '
NATTC. r ,
_____ \... 1' "
'n Young calf to mama cow: ': ; com.J
Sign in a Detroit barber shop: "Shoot de udder to ma, mudder, Itadlo School at NATTC Its gone co-ed with : officer n;:listed among the.student
During alterations, all persons will and de udder udder to me brudder, plement The WAVES are shown hard at work Upon completion of their course! they will Instruct

be shaved in the rear. mudder." future Alrerewnten.J. .

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f 18 May, 1944 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Seven !

Neiv Quarters For Chaplains Charleston Coast Guard Fighters )

jTCen1ry To Battle NATTC Ring Team Here I {

1e4rvs :'II A crackerjack Coast Guard boxing team from Charleston t

j will invade the Training Center Wednesday 24 May to tangle

a 'i with the mighty ringmen of NATTC in an inter-station card '

.' that promises to be one of the best staged here in many

eet ," }:t.,'>. moons. The bouts will start at 1930 at the outdoor Navy; i


,t, ...... :, ji.f.b ; ; Hailed as one of the top Navy
... <. boxing teams in this section of the
News Reel lends Its space country, the Charleston squad reportedly -I Highers' Plea I
thin week to the Marines, for Is loaded with talented

Sgt. Jim NOM ell's up to the leatherslingers. including a number Going Unheeded

minute comments on baseball as of former Florida State Golden .

placed by tale Leathernecks. Gloves champions. Concerning Corp. Ethic Highers' t

Baseball for the Marines thus challenge to any and all welterweight
far has not been the winning variety NATTC Team StrongAs fighters aboard the Naval I
the Charleston -
; good as they are,
but let's let N'orvell tell
I Air Station:
will find an abun-
about It.Someone.
The Marine ringmaster's: plea
when they
dance of competition
mitters. Four for competition has gone unheeded
: run into the local j
said "It takes
once :
Instructors are on thus far. The zero hour for his
a good" loser to make a good Win I touted the seven-man boxing NATTC team. They : scheduled battle with a Charleston,

er. S. C., Coast Guard fighter Is fast
The Marine Aviation Detach. are Howie Brodt, Marine middleweight i
t ,. who has not lost a fight j drawing nigh. The lithe 146-pound '
ent. baseball team from the champion needs a few rounds of I
in his two here: Marine
NATTC sector is placing great years
,. '' he worthy competition to sharpen his j
it. that
faith in that old saying after the Highers, who is so good
I has trouble lining up bouts in the i punching eye. ,
defeats suffered in
two straight
At the last report. Highers was
starts in the 1944 Air welterweight class; Sailor Eddie {
as many ,' \ jl beginning to throw jabs at his ownshadow
Barnett clever and experienced
Station League. ) :
just to keep in touch with
Thus: far, the Marines have beena lightweight; and Sailor Charlie j, himself.
) ri;;: I Deadman, a terror in the featherweight -
big disappointment so far as victories J. I We're all in this thing togetherand
concerned. However it I
don't want outsider
an comingin
time to true cham- -- Rounding out the team are Sail-i
takes whip a I and off of
: knocking one our
pion into shape. ,;:::=:1 _!;H t _/f'4..'" or Alabama Dubose, 174pounderwho and champs due to the fact he'e stale;

Frank Likes Prospects NATTC chaplains, Lieut, (Jg) John II. Harper left, and Lieut. holds the light of heavy NATTC from no competition. So, what say
Capt. Fred i'. Frank, who (Jg) Francis B. Pilliod, right, are pictured in their new quarters In heavyweight titles ; ye welterweights? Howe about
manages the Marine aggrega- the northwest corner of the Ship's Service Building, adjoining the Sailor C. D. Fields, a very promising lending Marine Corp. Highers a

tion, completely disregards the newly opened IlostCHS 110 u'I". Standing In back of the chaplains, middleweight who Sailor packs P.a I few hooks and jabs? He'll give
pair of setbacks an he contend from I. to r., are It. A. t'enJl'Se, and It. L Stokes, S2c. terrific right hand; and 'em back!
ball mol ." J. McNally, bantamweight, a clever -
has < )
he!! a "really good The contact number is still Warrant
hato boxer with Golden Gloves experience -
A couple of rough spots
Officer J. Wines
E. at 781.
be Ironed out, and will be in due Softball Batters Enjoy "Field ,

time I The match, arranged by the

The team is molded around four Day" Two Hurlers In SpotlightS NATTC Physical Training Department j New book )Jn the Library:

men at the present time. Some ; will provide Training Center I Fiction:

minor changes may be made, but Base hits were sprayed all over personnel with two high sports The Angel with the Trumpet t>y Ernst
this quartet appears to be stable. STANDINGS NATTC'a three diamonds last I shows on successive nights. A 'I i Lothar,
The most experienced of the four- of was four-star wrestling exhibition will Bedford Village by Heney Anton
week as the tempo play The O A. Draws a Circle, ty Eile
some is StfSgt. Joe Killough, the '}1nt nf'glment speeded up in the four softball I be staged Tuesday. ( See "wel- Stanley Gardner.
lanky, free-swinging third sacker. Teen tt.a 1.,& PetBks leagues now in operation. fare Presents" column). | The Hunted by Albert Guer&id.
Tbe easy-going AEM instructorwas 1 ::2 0 1.000 It'* Time to Say Good-Ble, ty IwillMoore.
Bk. 4 1 0 1.000) But. while batters generallywere I Sailor and marine spectators gota < .
slated for Beaumont in the Dks. =3 1 1 .:100Skll. having a field day it's a.. taste of what is to come at an The Key to the House by Elizabeth t
Texas League in 1942. But that 6 1 1 .StsBks baseball term, too, fellows), the eight-bout all-ailor boxing program j Marlon.Perelandra.
he teach theJaps' 5 0 1 .000 by C. S. U"I...
season was helping
like 2 0 2 .000 spotlight centered on two pitchers last Friday at the outdoor Profile by Gas Light, edited by Edgar
.. few tricks of Marine war- _
I Turning on the heat for the Bar- Navy arena. Smith.
fare on Guadalcanal. Now. after National l.A'agnf' I racks 1 team !In the First Navy match The Rainbow by Wanda WaslUwska.Sherlock .
The feature was an extremely -
Holmes and Dr. Walton edited -
two years layoff. Killough is get- Fasanella
tai Lost Pet Regiment League, Joe duel
Tera1 close action-packed
I I by Christopher Morley.
ting back into the form that rated ::2 0 1.000 four-hit shutout to give .
TTB Morrow
hurled a between Ed Hunter, 143, and G. The Steep Ascent by Anne
ham a shot with Beaumont. TTFTTM 2 0 1000 I j Lindbergh.
his mates a 4 to 0 victory over
O\er at first bane roams a big i 1 .500' I I H. ISle:), 144 with Hunter copping Non-Fiction:
aided the cause !
1 .500 Bks. 3. Murray TKO the
TTD-1 the duke. The on
only "
hulk of a lad who rap a meanline i "Alwajs Ready. by Kenll Bell. The
0 2 .000 homer.
and seldom lets TTT with a three-run card was scored by Fields the lad I story of the United States CoastGuard. ,
drh'e a TTG-O 0 2 .000Trim
of last.
Meanwhile, a recap with the hard, fast right. That .
throw Flip| least him. Man Ferezan week's box score revealed that ;: The Big Bosses by Ovules W. Van
the Quartermaster Corporal, American League I and Anderson, who shar light raised a "mouse" over the ,I' Expander. Story of those men who
throws left-handed. Fasanella eye of L. C. Page 157 and the today fit at the throttles cf thecountry's
hits and Vt Laat Pet
wit duties, pitched a no- .
hurling political mll'hlnell.The
after the end
fight was stopped
TTA1TTHtM 2 0 1.000
What the Quaker State chap Germans Came to Parts l Feterde
Bks. 2. Originallyit >y
hitter against
) 2 1 ..667TTR of the first round.In .
he makes Pol A no\ellt
lacks In experience up I 1 1 .500 announced as a one-hit I nay. Hungarian
for with flawless natural ability TTHD) 0 1 ,.000 but a re-check showed that the other battles. J. E. Lally. writes occupation an e.tewltness of Fiance.account cf thNazi
:f Corp. Frank Ader's bruised TTQ 0 2 .000 game 146, senior welterweight champion -
Fasanella and Anderson didn't I fan Smutts. by F. S. Craffoid. Timely
hand heals in the near future, theAr I -- I took a convincing decision I biography of Africa's outstanding
Station League will see a lot yield a single safety. from Pete Hoffman 148; C. L. lender.
The other flinger in the spot-I I Thur-
denComen and Doe ty James
of shortstopping by this Ohio i NATTC Swimmers light was Billy Kinkoff a student !I. Doclen" 143 outclassed Bill Dur-I her A collection of the Inimitable
speedster. I who ikee.: 140; Jim Taylor, 135, defeated i Thurber cartoons.
the Gunnery team
Longley On The Slab Defeat BollesLed officer on I Johnny Hall. 135; Sid Soloway. The Russian Enigma: by \Vllltem Henry
the talk of the Officers
was Chamberlln An well
attempt by a )
-he lat of the foursome is the 155. beat Gil Lance, 154; McNally
League after he hurled Gunneryto qualified author to explain the i Id-
southpaw pitcher with the smooth- by Sailor R. M. Rosse the a 19 to 2 triumph over 126 decisioned Benny Jerome, 128; die of Russia.
flowing motion and whistling fastball NATTC swimming team decisively nance. Kinkoff who has ord-I and Jerry Townsend 129. out- ----va-

he's only a pointed Jackie Levasseur, 130.:
Cy Longley defeated the Bolles Military Acad- the ball gave up but five hits.. Buy, Buy War BondsOr
first class in rank, but demands tA
private emy swimmers of Jacksonville, In other Officers League games
the respect of a general H '::1-1012 last Monday night the first of the season, Technical Send the Jax Air News home! Bye, Bye Freedom

when he toes the slab was the NATTC. Rosse won two events and Training defeated Brigade, 4 to 2,

property of the Boston Braves was high man with 10 points. He and Administration whipped
prior to his enlistment. I also swam on the 150-yard relay Bombsight. 12 to 7. Lieut. (jg) A. .. "'- ..I"" "_"" .......
Howard Langhart,
Uld Sgt. team. Bolles failed to win a single Elbring turned in an excellent
Duke Iverson. second I
catcher: StfSgt. event. pitching performance for. Tech-
baseman StfSgt. Julian White
; I
nical but five
-- + Training yielding
Arnie Troncone. Corp. Ed-
Corp. hits. Lieut. (4jg) William Crow, I
die Bukoski, StfSgt. Francis Mas- Brigade hurler allowed six blows.I
Jim N'orvell out Here Tuesday
Joskl, and Sgt.
Lieut. n.y. Womach was on the II
fielders Brad Ecklund, pitI I
; Corp. mound for Administration and ti
cher-outfielder, and FldCk. Johnny i
I struck out five men while givingup
Palmieri, infielder, and you have seven hits.
what looks to be a pretty fair I ;
The two other First Regiment
ball club. i
contests were slugging matches,
left for the Ma- ,
only thing _
with Bks. 6 whipping Bks. 5 by '
I .
their worth /
Marines is to
diamond.prove 14 to 11, and Bks. 4 downing Bks. '-' ) 4';
on the 2 by 10 to 9. Miller short center
Someone said' : "It takes .
I fielder of Bks. 2, led the hitting
--- 'vsj- I with a homer two doubles and a

Unit Citation Goes To I single. Howell of Bks. 4 had a ,

circuit smash and two singles.In / ,t'':
Chiefs Rollback, Hughes the National League, TTF ..
scored four runs in the sixth Inning
Two chiefs at NA TTC. Eric W to whip TTD-1, 9 to 5. TTM

Ronback, ACO, U N, and Richard outscored Ti"!', 12 to 7, with Third ',:<

J. Hughes ACO, USN, were Baseman Root blasting four hits,

awarded a Presidential Unit Cita- I $ including two round-trippers. TTB
tion last Saturday. The presenta A won by forfeit over TTG-O.

lion was made by Capt. J. B. I In the American League, TTA-1 \

Lynch, Commanding Officer I'I I tallied the winning run in the seventh 1
NATTC. Both chiefs served aboard and last inning to nose out

the USS Enterprise. I ITTHM( ), 7 to 6. TTR defeated
"*he chiefs were cited for "con- 1 TTQ. 11 to 9. Third Sacker Mar- ,

sis ently outstanding performanceand I ten and Catcher Morrison each

distinguished achievement 'made three hits to pace the TTR .
during repeated action against :The Great Milo, the miracle 'i attack. tF

emy Japanese forces in the en-I muscle man. The combined Second and Third

cific war area 7 Dec. 1941 to -- ---- Navy, Regiment: League was scheduled i

Nov. 1912." to open its season yesterday, "
--' Free' Wrapp ng while the Fourth Navy Regiment ,r' ,. :

The Jacksonville Woman's Club For the benefit of Training Center loop will start at a later date. .

.. la featuring an exhibition cf the personnel, a courtesy wrapping: o. AtV1N tiTaM
copper sculpturing of Sam DeCe- desk has been set up in NATTChip's SHE THIS! ,: '

sare, T2e, of NATTC. 18 May at ; Service. Men having pack- IS LIKE ; ... "IR' '
2000. This is n fine tribute to the to be mailed can take advantage -
native of ages aerviee.7.Ip TUB AT .11. .... .... ... ...
artistry of DeCesare, a of this free wrapping -
Cleveland, Ohio. DeCesare is attached r= KIND OF YOU LOOK "That'll be fine, but would ya having it just a teeny bit more

to the Technical Training GIRL well done?"
Office. your Up: I'fta chip

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I :J.J Pag1 Eight JAX AIR '''NEWS 18 May, 1944

r 'Assembly And Repair Is Honored For Winning Commandant's Cup Trophy Fliers To Play

H Two Games .


Phil Miller ace left hander wilt
a have the mound assignment when
the Fliers take on the Assistant
Captain of the Port baseball nine
in St. Augustine Sunday at Fran

cis Field The game 8t. 3

p. m, and admission is tref'. ,"Q
A hotly contested gam "' ...Mn
prospect since Frankie ICaspar,
who defeated the NAS nine last
Sunday while hurling for the St.

Augustine. Coast Guard, may bo
Miller's slab rival.
Definite bookings since the Flier
decided to enter baseball this season .

include Palatka State Guard,
24 May, at NAS; Lakeland Fill.

Food Machinery Corporation, 28
1 May, at NAS;
499th Army Fighter Bon

Squadron, of Waycross, Ga., ::a
May at NAS; Mayport Sec! .
) Base, 7 June at NAS; 499'Army

j, Fighter Bomber Squadron, 14 June
|,at Waycross;

i I Orlando Army Air Base, 18 June,
s '\ 1 r Mayport: and Waycross Ga.
w i Army Air Field, 16 July at Way.


.. -r"1 i Vs. Coast Guard Sat.I I Ii

At Inspection last Saturday, i I Undefeated in two starts, the I II
CaptainV.. Smith Commandant I i Naval Air Station's powerhouse r
s had the following messagefor baseball team will be aiming
< the A and R department: "It for number three SaturdayI
Is the aim of the Commandant I night at the Jacksonville base
and the Physical Training:; Department ball park when they take on the
T through an all year I Jax: Coast Guard combine in a
round competition for the <"'.om- game starting at 7 p, m.
iiiaml.utt'ft Cup, to promote competitive Johnny Bittner, winner of 13
1a ( contexts, between tennis games while losing only eight
representing the various units or for Hollywood in 1942 will toil
a.h divisions on the station and In for NAS while Charlie Kane

this way help develop ad main- ex-Birmingham pitcher, will
tain high; morale through; recreational pitch for the Coast Guard.
sports and contents I Admission to the evening of

I By Edmund Walsh Y2c h "ThU trophy Is being presented I baseball is free for Service personnel -
to the Assembly and Repair : A second game will be

FEW of the spectators or J partment for winning" the all I played at 9 p. m. when the
year round competition. Camp Blanding Hospital team
players who watch Eddie Pictured here, above, I. to r. arc I opposes Gibbs Gas Engine Co.

around the enlisted men who competedfor of Jacksonville
Shields, S2c, scamper u A and K In the 12 months I The ball park is located at

third base for the Ordnanceand ,. competition Front row: Cli. Sp. I Myrtle Ave. and Eighth streets,
A A. Carter :M. L. "'hit wfOlI, Number 18 busses at
( ) stopping
Gunnery softball team _ _____ I
--- ---- AM 2c, S. P. Ciekitvvy, AM 2c, Hogan and Forsyth, go directly
know his story.It's Conulr. };. Grant, officer In j to the park
not a yarn of greatness but No Hit Games Are Feature InWeek's charge of A and 1C, It. Comilr.I L--- _-_ -___ _

.. I;. Ilnskell, physical training
one of a Bluejacket who suddenly ; Softball Roundup officer, J. A. tshoqulst, AM 2c, NAS Whips Stars
1 c ,) to und himself "'. McCloskey, Sic, and I). II.
". ",'.,). able to see objects Three spectacular pitching; efforts marked the opening Carter, A 1\13e.: Back row: J. For Second WinEddie

J only as a I weeks of play in the Commandant's Cup softball league.Pare I 1'otfay, ACMM, C. K. Bennett, Lyons, kid star of the
u ACMM, S. Weiner, AM :2c, C.
i .' Is Recruit Denier, turned Charlotte Hornets in 1941 and 192.
blur. His story I
Scott, A\Il\I: C. Salisbury,
I back Main Galley. 6 to 0 in a perfect :ARi.ld I went on a hitting rampage in the
t ,; I one of determina- I pitching performance I upI AMM: 2c, \\. Woodbiiry, AM Naval Air Station's 11 to 1 victoryover
2c and J. II. Plew, AM 2c.At .
i lion to overcome I VPB2 13 an all-star team from theNATTC
defeated ((1)
Viper W.
I the left Captain
L. that handicap Baseball League last
to 1 yielding no hits but one run Smith congratulates K u d d yeiner. Sunday on
# "A year ago j hurled his Field.J.yon's.
iHamman, VPB2 ((2)) '
\ Eddie "I I and with three \\ AM 2c, who received the
began ,
i team to a 1 to 0 triumph over Assembly Repair eighth inning homer, a
was covering sec- A&R. I victories and no defeats, is settingthe trophy for A and It. Weiner plays mighty wallop into left center field, !
[and base. The in the inter-station baseball first base on the Air Station with Phil
l In VPB2 (1) 's winning effort, pace I came Miller, Don Cross
catcher whipped there were some spectacular defensive league.In baseball team. and Edo Vanni on. the bases to account -
tddi. Shelds, S2/c/ the ball to second 1 plays. Two triple plays game last week, NATTC ------- for four runs.

but I couldnt see it. All I could 'went from Hamman to Moore to II Bluejackets beat Seaman Guard 4 Here On Monday 1 First Baseman Buddy (Hot Dog)
streak heading Brunstead. Center fielder Bros- to 1 at Mason Field Johnny Bitt- Weiner, who also got three hits in
make: out was a |
seau had seven put outs and Left ner was the winning pitcher and five appearances, poled a long;
catch I
( toward me I didn't try to
Dick Kersey, the loser. home run over the right fielder's
Fielder Brunner had six: put outs. ,,
it just stepped out of the way." A and R jolted the NATTC Ma- : j head in the sixth inning but no s

That was the beginning of four National League rines 13 to 4 at the Training Cen- one was aboard
W. I., ter diamond with Don Carter hurl- Larry Baldwin, a member of the
for the
months in the hospital Personnel .'\ 0 ing the victory. Tranco, Johnson 4ip Jacksonville Tars for a brief p.!.
quiet Irish kid. He wasn't sure Dispensary :3 0 and Ecklund were the pitchers for nod in 1940 and later a chuckerfor
what would happen. There was the I VPB 2 (12) 2 0
O and G 2 1 the Marines Ocala and Miami, combined
possibility of a discharge, but hedidn't Aandlt 2 1 Last Monday. A and R beat the talents with Phil Miller lefthandedace _

want that VO-V CS 2 1 NATTC Bluejackets 7 to 1 at Ma- to set down the all-stars with
1 1
..or four months, I took shots Parachute Loft
0 :1: son Field Don Carter was the win- three hits.
VPB 2 ((1)
and l dark glasses, Kddlerontinued.
wore Photo lab 0 3 ning pitcher and Ace Anderson the Jim Norvell, outfielder on the
"I didn't like it a bit,
Marine Barrack 0 2
loser. NAS squad last drove in the
iMit I wailed and slowly Storekeepers 0 2 year
my eyes
The NATTC Marines took a only NATTC run in the third
Commlssarv Steward 0 1 Inning
N (;:in to make out thing better.This American LeagueW. thriller from Seaman Guard 6 to 5 ip ipEn singling Catcher Henderson ... .
U what I had hoping ;
L, in extra innings. Longley got credit home after the latter had walked .,
/or. .1 0
"I didn't want to leave the Recruit Center :3 0 for the win. Whitehart losing and gone to second on a sacrifice.
Main Galley 3 1VM pitcher, struck out 16 men. I Airc All Man I I \Asub
and I know for that I '
Mire .
Navy .
Hangar 2 1 Games today call for Seaman n o a ab.h.oa.
wanted to get back Into sports, 2 1 I andal1.2b 300 f 0,C1'01lS.3b 5111
Ships Guard to meet A and R at Mason Noi veil. ( OtAnderrnsa
any sport. I live for them." StoreSeaman } 1 c 415: 4 :JO 3
Guard 1 Field and NATTC Marines to oppose Bukosky 203 0Vannl| ,cf 4110:
"Today Eddie Shields is back in T4 1 2 NATTC Bluejackets at the Kollough 410 HLvons :5 :1 1 :2
ftports. He may never be a major Cooks-Baker! W 3 Ferecanlb 408 0 O.CoUan.c 4 1 9 0
Boathouse 0 :3 Training Center. Both games startat Smlthss 412 2'Det rltis I rf 4120
ball but he's
league player havinga Hospital 0 2 1600. (.innfoid.rf 2 0 2 4110
lot of fun and is a good com- Standings J: Hendmon 100 l\| 3 3 Ii 1
petitor.In In the Sandltrm..p 001 1!Baldwln.p .1011
Results of games! W. I.. ," Dolan
Commandant's Cup competi can League during the Amert-I I A and U 2 0 ,'/. Saxon,2b:p 100 100 OSMIIIer.n ifvtcClsky,ss 2000 1000:
tion, he has been outstanding. His, Bluejackets :2; 1Marlnp. Ijimb.rtDakln
were: Docks Ferries, dt .. 1 2 1010 Barnes 0 !0 1 0
11 points against Squadron VF 4 Boathouse 6 to 5; SSA won over bearnan Guard 0 3 ,c 102 01 Bride 1 0 0 tJ13u'kleyp
in basketball a few months ago Seaman Guard 5 to 1; Marine 1 Strangler Lewis, five times -1 0 0 Oit. -

gave OJfeG a victory over the Guard edged out VF 4, 4 to 3; Buy, Buy War Bonds world' heavyweight wrestling Totals 2932161 Total -12 1127 8
strong squadron team which went VM Hangar walloped Cooks-Bak champion, will grapple In an exhibition ; NA1TC alt OflO 000=11
Or NAS 102 201 II
INto win the Station title ers 18 to 1; VF1 stopped T 4 match for main station Runt Henderson. Cross! ;i, Anderson
Looking at the records' Shield 7to2. Bye, Bye Freedom personnel at :Mason Field Monday I Vannl. Lyons 2, Gunter Weiner :2,
litM. been one, if not the most out- Recruit Center whitewashed Ma- night at :2000. With Lewis Baldwin, Miller, Errors, Smith 2, Fere-

Ata/vjfnff athlete, 0 and O ha*. rine Guard. 6 to 0 and SSA did the 7 to 6; Dispensary! whacked Com will IM Babe Sharkey, pr"f'ntworld' ran ted!! In 2,, Kellough Lyons! 5. Norvell Anderson., Vannl.Hun\'Vl'lner Mt--
Ifo WM the kingpin of the 0 andO same to Docks-Ferries 1 to 0. missary ,Stewards 10 to 9; A&R champ; the Orf'at1110: Anderson, DcFreltas Two-bane hits,
volleyball team and I... now miracle muscle man and Harry Gunter Weiner Home runs, Weiner,
Marine Guard beat T 4, 15 to 2; slugged out a 13 to 1 win over L>'on" Sacrifice hits. SindUrom Stolen -
.performing smoothly at third earned 8 to 5 win VPB2 Personnel whitewashed Flew.Ensign.
Hospital an over (1) ; bases, Coljzjn, Anderson, Lyon,
(rs>+e for the Aoftball team. Docks-Ferries; VF 4 turned back the Storekeepers 6 to 0; A&R -- ----'- Double I Left McCloskey to Lyon to .

I I lite( home town lit Anbury Cooks-Bakers 9 to 4 ; Seaman beat O&G, 9 to 2. Dispensarywon I Cornelius Warmerdam. 7 Weiner. lilts, off Sandstrom nn bases. NATTC:1 In 3 innings:i. NAS, at.
Park. N. J., where he won MIn Guard took a 6 to 5 triumph over It to 1 over the Storekeepers; whose mark of 15 feet, eight and Dolan 5 In 3' Buckley 3 In 2. UiMwin
..d'5. 5 football, basketball and I VM Hangar in a game which is Personnel swamped the Photo Lab, one-half inches stands as a world's 1 In 6, Miller 2 In J. Base on balls I oft "

w+eiMSl1.Tu I under protest, and Recruit Center 14 to 1; Parachute Loft took a record in the pol vault i ift now Buckley Baldwin< 2.2.Struck Miller out.1. by SJndstroni Baldwin 5 I,,,
1 Eddie Shields SJc, we give won over Boathouse 5 to 2. 6 toI game from VO-VCS; VPB2 stationed at the Naval Flight Prep- Miller :3. Buckley 2. Paslk M hall, Hen
ire gportrt nod of the week. I' In th3 National League, VO- (2) defeated VPB2 ((1), 7 to 1; aratory School, Monmouth Illinois. derson 3, Dakln Winning pitcher RtlJ-

"('0 'valloped, Photo: Lab It to 2; and VPB2 (2) won over A&fi In addition tf) his military duties, J win 1 hours'losinq umpire pitcher, ,Pevwell. Sandstrom.and: Christiansen Time-
!3+'wl ttw anIr: News ham fit Marine Barracks 1 to 0. he instructs In track. : .



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