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VOL 2, No, 12 .n 8 June 1944

An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training CommandU


L:- Annapolis Graduates To Train Here After llth Of June I

I -- Heroes( Of Combat This Poster Wins $100 PrizeN Indoctrination CourseIn

Naval Aviation To

Duty Get Awards CONGRESS. JULY *. IIIt56tra

I Extend Over 4 WeeksJacksonville

From Capt. Smith niutoi ''ecfarafiort {' "? .,tnfe of Cnctrira,
Naval Air Station will serve as a postgraduate

*A Navy Cross four Distinguished Gr _., _,raye us. ./. school for the current graduating class of Annapolis

. and Flying two Presidential Crosses a Purple Unit Heart Citations i ,_a a._.. ,.__ ._ m h.t,4r.---+v beginning Sunday, 11 June when half of that group of newly

were awarded to Navy combat commissioned ensigns reports here for a four-week indoc-

veterans by Capt. Walton W I trination course in naval aviation .
Smith, commandant of this Station I ---- The remainder Of the graduateswill :
during impressive ceremoniesheld arrive July 9, after the first
Saturday morning at the U Retain YourPerspective course has been completed. All instruction -
S. Naval Auxiliary Air Station JKF of Annapolis men is expected
Green Cove Springs. to be finished by August 5.
I Capt. Smith was assisted at the According to the Navy Department
::1' presentation by Comdr William the purpose of the aviation
" H. Ashford, Jr. commanding officer The has indoctrination course to be given
i3;.:,. of the Green Cove Springs proven here is "to provide the Naval
that it face defeat with-
if' auxiliary. can Academy graduate with a general
The Navy Cross"' setoml high- out losing its nerve or its knowledge of aviation and fleet
-t award that can be won b>' a fighting spirit and that it aircraft in order that he may havea
Navy man went to Lt. (jg) without foundation upon which to basea
take bad
Daniel '' III. vrcsH're presented' to Lt. flinching. aviation and a wider knowledge of.
r+ Clement U. fllle, Pittsburgh, 1'a.; Tuesday morning the Allies the uses of naval aircraft.
K Lt. (jg) Paul Cordray, Dallas, launched the gigantic European I The Navy Department further
Texas; Lt. (jg) Robert Minis, T invasion of liberation and we stated that "the results desired

Dallas, Texan' and Lt. (jg) ,,, a.... ..ys4 .n. .. 1..6 r..s.. Americans of the Navy must be from this indoctrination are to
James", Streig Sacramento, Cal. able to take the good news as sen- familiarize the officers with the
Lt. Cunningham won his Navy; sibly as we did the bad during problems of flight to encourage
:,, Cross "for extraordinary heroism those critical days that followed them to look upon aircraft as naval
a while participating; in aerial attack] Pearl Harbor. weapons and as instruments
/ against the enemy as a pilot at Now that the Allied Na- I in the schemes of defense and offense
tached to a Navy fighting squad GAA.Zit and to strengthen the tied
: .'- ron operating in the Solomons vies have borne our armiesto I of understanding and mutual cooperation
,-' Islands area. from January 26 to .aM the European continent, which must always exist
: February 26, 1944' beware of a new sense of re- between non-flying and flying officers -
During this period Lt. Cun of our naval service"
:: laxation and a feeling that
ningham participated in 26 combat I In order to obtain these resultsan
is in the bag.
missions, including two which victory intensive program of instruc
were specifically mentioned in hid, The invasion news is good and tion has been prepared, including*
citation. The first of these occurred b for that we should be thankful. It I both flight and ground school sub
27 January when the Chicago has been announced that our jects.As
flyer destroyed two enemy planes beachheads on the French coast part of the ('IOU.f"aC'h
during an air battle against numerically Karl W. Stickler, &>o, of XATTC pl superior forces. The second Station's Independence Day \Vur Ituiul |roster contest Stitkler'a armada of 4,000 ships transported flight In \artout types of air
was on 19 February when Lt poster, pictured above, wan judged bent among 79 entries The win men and materials across the Eng- craft.
Cunningham and another pilot en ning p <*ter carried a reward of a $100 Bond fwr the sailor lish channel in that first assault; The course syllabus also includes
gaged 16 Jap fighter planes. Cun -- that 11,000 aircraft provided an visits to the Nal Air Gunners
ningham alone accounted for four I C I umbrella of protection for our invasion I I School at Yell |\\0 Water and
Lt. Gile'a DFC citation, read by Seaman Second ps$1 00 I forces; that our losses have :I to the Naval Auxiliatly air stationat
Capt. Smith during Saturday's I been comparatively light. Cecil .Field. and Green Cove
: ceremonies, states that "on November The Allied Navies contributed Springs.
11. 1943 while covering War Bond Prize With An magnificently to the early successes Ground school courses will follow
a task force in Empress Augusta One-man submarines pre- closely the general outlines of
Bay a flight of mote than 100 ceded the armada and laid down those given student pilots, and will
enemy aircraft were engaged. In I Eight Word Bit Of ArtEarl markets for the landing barges; cover such subjects as navigation
the ensuing action Lt Gile pressed minesweepers cleared the coastal communications, recognition, link
- his attack down through antiaircraft waters of explosives right under trainer operation and air combat
fire and successfully destroyed W. Stickler, S2c, is richer by more than a month'sNavy the noses of Nazi shore batteries; Information.
an enemy bombing plane:' pay for printing: eight plain words on a poster duringhis and the Navy's big guns bombarded The class reporting here for
Later, on 17 November, Gile time the Germans with unprecedented summer! air indixtrination will
of to attack spare flerceneas he the class of 1915.: graduating!,
one eight pilots Station's
was Bond in the
29 Jap planes He personally accounted The sailor won first prize of a $100 Yes, the news is good. But thereis a year early because of uartiititt
", for three during a one- Independence Day War Bond poster contest which ended last a point in warning how dangerous t.lwedupe| in training litMlulm.
..1- i overconfidence be. While undergoing the aviation
L 4 minute period. !I weeKStrieker
.: Lt. Cordray won his DFC for acquired an enlarged Hindsight There is urgent need for indoctrination course Annapolis officers
'' c, being one of two U. S. airmen to copy of the Declaration of Independence I those of us not now involved will\ be quartered in the stu.
: it in dent officers' area of the Naval
22 Jap fighter planes over and inscribed upon
engage I
Bougainville 8 November, and for bold red. block letters "PROTECTIT I Burma.-"Don't worry about in combat to learn the I Air Station Married officers and
-. participating in the same attack WITH A BOND ON JULY\." me," Pvt. John Collins wrote to difference between cheeringan their families will be permitted to
against 29 Jap planes 17 No\ember 'l'hfl committee of five judge his mother in London" "I'll keep initial victory and assuming I reside in Jacksonville.
"r that Lt. Gile was engaged in. awarded top place>> to Stickler' my head down. that the war is won. I Liaison officer in charge of theContinued
Collins received a- ,
Mrs. Tw.
Later fate
and its
of these for Its originality
In the first engagements poster Let's keep the war picture in
Burmese hospital
Lt. Cordray destroyed one Jap KlmplU'ity which packs a I powerful >> letter from a her wrote its proper perspective. President Sketch Lt. Col. Evans
plane and damaged another, and patriotic I>> punch. Stickler Is l' In the future"I'll son both ends Roosevelt our Commander in ; Lt. Col. William T. Evans,
in the second he shot down one attached to the Welfare department >> this time" I Chief, cautioned us on the very USMC, Commanding Officer of the
I down
bomber and two fighter planes. He at XATTC.Competition eve of invasion with these words: I I Marine Aviation Detachment, will
also participated in 46 other missions was close and a "The Germans have retreated : be the subject of this week's personality .
total of 79 posters were entered in SOS!!! Girl Asks thousands of miles, all the way sketch on "Navy News"
The DEC went to Lt. Mlnv:: the contest.
Continual Oa Pate Two lover WJAX on Friday at ITS'.
I' 27 combat missions nine of I Archibald B. Elliot CSpT( ), of

_hick were Continued opposed>>I>> on by pane enemy three NATTC prize of captured a $75 Bond second that and went a,.. Sailors For HelpAn I IV WAVES Frolic At Play Day

-. with it. C R. Zaccardi, PhMlc, of airmail letter addressed
the U. S. Naval Hospital took third 1
Sailors TakTStalTAt place and a $50 Bond with his "Care of the Sailors U. S. Naval y 1i

poster Air Station, Jacksonville, Fla, ar- i 1J
P f Y3uo:
Brain TeasersA Walter Ovetlln, Sic, of the Main rived last week. e a

Station Print Shop, Eyvind Earle, It read..: s J
PhM3c of the Recruit Center and
"Dear Sailors. I know this is
radio was inaugurated
new Chief C. Reusseau of the Naval Air ,II'Ii
Radio Station WJHP We students -
over Gunners School were given hon- going to sound strange
this week 01'able mention and each received : of Junior College are having ; -I /4 Jl1A
"Navy Headlines"was
On Monday
a $25 Bond. a contest. The one that gets the
started a thrice weekly I
feature. "Navy Headlines," a brief The judge Mho decided the most letters or cards from sailors :
digest .f the naval activities of winning potter were Lt. (jg) gets a prize of $175 in War Bonds } ,1
the day will be heard each Mon- GeorgV.. Cowper, Jr., of "It has to be a place where a P -
day, Wednesday and Friday over XATTC, Lt. (jg) Glen Krause relation is or has been Well, I havea
WJHP at 1835 to 1840. of XAAS Cecil field Lt. Uonard cousin who Is missing in action
"Ask YQur Navy" another new )(. Baker of NAGS, Lt. Robert who Used to be at your station I
program, a quiz show patterned Girouv:: of NAOTC Aviation He always told me what swell fel-
along the lines of, "InformationPlease".and Training department| and Tliarmuclst lows they were."Won't I
U. S.Xaval .
triM" of the
featuring enlisted personnel you all come on and
of the Navy, will begin next Hospital.>> help this girl win that contest'The
I Tuesday night 13 June at 2109<< Lt. (jg) Helen Clemson of the contest ends in late June I
WJIIP.. Station War Bond Office planned "I have always heard how the
p. on the first program and directed the contest. Lt. Clem- Navy stands by for a shipmate. I II Athletic 'ontMt" and exhibition featured an All WAVE l'icnk,
be Mildred Banach, SKlc son 'plans to employ the winning i know I can count on you. Thanks held on this Station Wfdnetday afternoon, SI May. Tennis, archery
) Jack Cummins, Specialist (A) Ic, posters to stimulate Interest' In theNavy's I fellows" .
volleyball, badminton deck tennis, shuffleboard, and horx>4i K H
Gunter Stephenson, Ylc, and Brad Independence which Day cash It was signed Miss Metzy McDonald were acute of the &jx>rN engaged, in. Hut It wasn't all athletic. S4.brdemonstrated
War Bond campaign runs
Crandall, ARM 2c. 9E 32 Terrace, Apt. 209 > by this (llctu"with a group of women witting around .
submittedby from 1 July through 8 July A goal I
Prizes the listeners for questions are theater tickets of $500,000 has been set for the Zone 2, Kansas City, MI). on the grass. ",.towln away good foot and Imlrihlng- freely I of a well

". Well, what do you say sailors? known tOrt drink
and current best-sellers f *IU

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Pag" Two JAX AIR NEWS E June, 1944

NAVY RELIEF SOCIETY I It's A Full House At Station's Summer Dance f '



Under the Servicemen's Dependents Allowance Act. when t"f't ,..r'RJR t

a man in the service fails to provide for his wife and children

the matter is referred to the Commanding Officer and, if

necessary, to the Bureau of Naval Personnel. Under these

i circumstances, if a man will register an allotment of $22.00
a month, the government will givehis -- -- --_._-- ----

wife J2S.OO, and for the first 4.,4t 4.M 4.
child $30.00, and for each additional -| You Asked For 'Em
child $20.00. In other words, :
if a man with a wife and two children -
has registered an allotmentof I So Here They AreBy

$22.00 his wife receives $100.00

per month under the Servicemen's I popular demand two movies e
Dependents Allowance Act. that have played here before are tia

The Navy Relief Society renders : being brought back today: and next
a great service to all personnel and Thursday. 6 w r '

their dependents in giving "Reap the Wild Wind" starring
financial expenditures, I Paulette Goddard, will be on the
assistance in finding employment, screen at the Mainside Auditorium
and generally solving a great tonight while the movie menu next ; .
many of the problems arising Thursday calls for a reshowing of 1 rY
among the living conditions of our "Cabin in the Sky", featuring an I
naval personnel. all-colored, all-star cast.

Each case that come to the The Jax Air News recently conducted -
Wai :Navy Relief Office l I" con- a Station-wide contest to
4dered upon its own merits with determine which movies the men ,

.. empathy and understanding, wanted to see again. "Cabin in the Y +
taking into consideration all the Sky" placed first in the contest e.
pertinent facts of the case It I* with 384 votes while "Reap the : y }
the policy of this local auxiliarynever Wild Wind" was second with ;70
to turn down a worthy votes. a
cane However the auxiliary: is I -
careful not to lend money for Vice-Chai rman.Lleut. "
purposes not involving relief. Gladys B. Price. '
Funds were donated for that I Lieut. V. F. Sechriest
purpose, and gratuities are made Outlying branches of this auxiliary -
with that in mind.
purpose are:
During the month of May thereacre Cecil Field AAS. : r
314 interviews handled by the Green Cove Springs AAS. '
Navy Relief Office on this station; NAS. SL Simon's Island. Ga.
317 letters were written; 675 telephone Naval Air Gunners School, May- m I '
calls were made and received port. AAS. e #
; 132 hospitalization cases arranged I NAS, Lake City, Fla.

; 87 loans were handled and I The Jacksonville Auxiliary ( ,-
there were 127 service cases as- Navy Relief Society, is one of the .
plptt concerning men missing in action f lief Society, with headquarters located -> ,
were taken care of. in Washington D. C The -
The office of the Navy Relief i purpose of the local auxiliary is to I I w
Society is located in the Senior' provide relief and aid for dependent I
Chaplain's Office. Chaplain R. R. widows!, minor orphan children |
Marken is the Executive Secretary dependent mothers of naval
Ensign Ola Mae Suggs is I personnel to give assistance in I Station's gala summer dance for enlisted personnel last Thursday night at the Auditorium literally
Treasurer, and Nannette Choate, I providing for hospitalization med packed 'em in right up to the rafters A full house of upwards of 1,200 !sailors, marines, WAVESand
Y2c. and F. E. Naughton. SK3c, ical and surgical service for the I I civilian girls danced until the clock struck twelve ((2100 to you, Mae). The bottom picture showy
an stenographer and bookkeeper.The I dependents of. naval personnel, to the jammed dance floor while a section of D'Artega's famous all- irl orchestra! of 21 musicians! to seen
local l officers of the Jack- ; render financial aid in time of I in the top. The Station Welfare. and llecreatlon departmentponsored( the popular affair.
Form Il a Auxi 1 tary' N avy. R,' f So-: erne rge ncv. an d to e ndeaeor to het a' ------- -- -- -- ---
ciety, are: naval personnel retain their 'pwn
Captain W. W. Smith, USN, self respect by assisting them to Ma | Foss Fells ; Principe Majahara 1t2
President. maintain their financial integrity eAt

Captain K E. Smith (MC), USN, Gratuities are given in extreme I 27th Jap Plane Is Guest Star ForFriday's
Executive Ylce-l'rf>sident. cases of heavy expenses, such as st 1t.real'o H..pita1 .I.C'.itle
Mrs. A. C. McFall, 1st Vice- I death and long periods of hospitalization -! NEW IRELAND (tCNSMaj.Joe AMMli' und Mra rummy liirrex. a
Fffsident.Lieut for a dependent wife or Fos, holder of the Medal of : Smoker cia II gt1l(" >_,n. ;. .Min born I"lday.nd .
child, when the burden becomes and first great Marine air Mav 26
Mohle Vice- ,
F. B. 2nd Mi; ( < Mr! *. (aaarFe Thiem .. daugh' ;
President. too great for a man in the service ace of this war is on the warpath lei deoi ifiutine hI. n t, Ida) May 6t'.
Chaplain R. R Marken, Executive to carry. again. Recently returned to action, I Step right up. sailois and watch Sir and M.a ( .ll' 1..11 ShuUii I 1 II can.
Secretary While no set of rules can actually he destroyed his 27th Jap planein Principe Notaes Majahaia do his William ChnilM Nm Satuidi.v,, May

Ensign Ola Mae Suggs, Treas; be laid down concerning the the waters .off New Irleand. : stuff 27.Music and )Mr. Eirxst rowel, ). a "''fn.
urer. need of relief loans are made for I ----- --- I Majahara European court prestidigitator James Richard loin Saluiday May 27.
Sic and Mr. Terry CJ r;. h. .
The Relief Committee Is com- !: hospitalization and medical care I financial burdens, such as death I dancer, illusionist artist son. Phillip: Nelson born rr Sunday
jofcd cf: for dependents to defray funeral and long hospitalization.The linquist and world traveler, is MAY 2nS2c
Chaplain R. R. Marken, Chair- i'i[ expenses for dependents, to meet :Navy Relief Society does the high-falutin' guest star who'll and, Mn. Thomas Tucker. a
daughter Gloria
man. I[ cases involving distiess of the I not exist for the purpose of perform at the Victory Smoker tomorrow May Joyce, torn Monday:
Mrs. W. W. Smith. families of navan' personnel, to I II granting loans to finance libertyor night at Mason Field The ( J'r'lAnd Mr*. Mather Refers; a
Comdr. Ferdinand Richards I I I[ meet emergencies arising. from unexpected f leave, to finance buolnf'S41)<< show starts at 2000.A daughter Janet Kathcilne, torn> Mon

'(MC), USNR. I transfers readjustment j tures, or the purchase of automobiles boxing card will augmentthe day RMJc May and 29. Mrt. Stephen Hunter. a.
Lieut. Comdr. R. T. Smith. of families, aid in the hours of or any' nonessentlaN.Its e\enmg's entertainment with. daughter Lynn Caiol. born Timxldy
Lieut. R. L. Steiner. : critical illness in which travel maybe funds are not available to Lt. Ed Adams of the Athletic De- I May 30
Lt. < t.O und Mr, lUrlrv Johnson.
Lieut. William A. Stanly. involved, or where other circumstances -I pay taxes, Interest on mortgages : partment presenting a series of daughter Bcnila Rae torn Tuesday*
Lieut Carl H. Schmitt. warrant. It is the pol- : houses or land. No loans fistic: attractions. May I 30.
The Finance Committee Is comI icy of the Navy Relief Society to'' are granted to pay debts fornonessential" Lt. Cornclr and Mr*. Arthur NC',,-
I The oriental mystifier, accordingto son a daiiEhter, Susan E\ ,
Loans cannot be -lyn bum
<*ed of: : require the registration of allot- : Tuesdai. :.W.AMMZc
advance notices, is a master
Commander G. B. Stockton, ments to cover repayment of : matte to men without dependents aid Mm. Kverett "Lamar
Chairman. loans granted for any purpose, ex- whoseLick" of funds arise legerdemain and his bag of tricksis Enfln; Tuesday.: <.;"ayE.eiett Lamar Jr..
I made more novel than usual because born 3O.
Lieut. Comdr. John L. Rhodes cept in cases of extremely heavy from disciplinary action.
I ____ __ __ ____ ______ _-_ ___ -_____ he employs no mechanical a I.t.son,and Da\ls'lrll.. teen James Wednesday Rf.UTt Krnrker.May 31..

Vets Benefit From Health-Giving Sun equipment.:Majahara<< reads your mind likea -'- ":!I--

book and answers questions on
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> <; ;; all subjects. lie also makes a picture Annapolis GradsTo
r w ii of your future wife or hus-
band and does numerous unusual Train Here
and baffling things. Calling him

". < self a "bird of rare prodigy," Ma- Starting 11 June
jahara invokes contacto the spirit .
dead almost 3,000 years. I Continued from pas e thee
belicvin' turn out I
Seein' is so students
will be Comdr. E. B. Dex
Field tomorrow I
at Mason night
"- ten USN. of the Naval Academy.
".. and Majahara says you won't believe Jacksonville officers i handling
r ..fV:' your own eyes. The mystic preparations for the special training -
"" man from overseas is one of the
l' : are Lt. Comdr. Arden Packard
few to ever emulate Houdini's famous -
oJ ground training coordinator on
tricks. In Belgium in
'" escape Rear Admiral A. C. McFall's staff;
,...... 1917 Majahara allowed himself to Lt. Comdr. Albert E. Bemet. officer
4 : be securely bound hands and feet I
in charge of the student of.leers'
4i with 60 pounds of and chain.
rope ( headquarters, and Lt. Willliam -
r .
rII He then inside sack
was placed a L. Pack ground training officer
the mouth of it being tied. He
r tIt was
for a patrol plane .
rr.r.r r.i <.: thrown into the sea and escaped. I
I .. + VIII' ---- support of our fighting men i
[ on those far-flung fronts. I
Retain YourPerspective We shall win the war but our
r; "It"I. looses snarl be much heavier if
the enemy does his best and we I
fail to do ours.
r : CoBllmrd from sage ... -- -- ...,
from the of ";
IIL. gates Cairo through Saint XoA GunnerHARLINGEN
L.r L. Libya and Tunisia! and Sicily and .

r ... Southern Italy. They have suffered FIELD Texas (CNS ARMY) _. A.,
I i' .. ._,.., heavy losses) but not great
I I enough yet to cause collapse." famed "Elephant Boy" of:
/ i The enemy is still tough determined I screen' won his gunner's wings
here recently with several) hundred
and teeourceful.! The Navy
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I .4I faces a tough, long battle against other students. Aroundhc field lie
I In the picture above veterans from the V. 8. Naval Hospital on this Station benefit from the rays the Japs in the Pacific too. is known by his seal .name, Pfc

of the Florida sunshine on the beach at Fonte Vedra, accompanied by Red ('rfl" representatives. I So, while we cheer our I Sabu Dastagir.___ __ __
! From; left to right are: Edward Feldman Mr*. Loyd Laflin, Ernest floss, Mi. Bryant Mtrritt and vances let's keep our !' ad-I -. t-the
, Fred \\asliburn.. and above all keep up our Send Jax Air News home!


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Awards Are Presented At NAAS Green CoveReceiving

Standing Room Only In Foxhole I

'r ..T 4.t& But Always Space For One MoreA

foxhole la a cozy nest when I
w enemy fire is spraying around as Heroes Of Combat
thick as confetti at a New Year's

I eve party I' Duty Get Awards
K. I Even when there's a full housein
a foxhole there's always room
y for one more, recalls Paul O. i From Capt. Smith

Wood, AOM2c of VF-5 who was
foatUned From Pre One
on the battered Tulagi when the
aircraft. On 27 and 28
Japs were peppering the place
from the air. while escorting bomber strikes
'r"A. "I had a foxhole all I pjcked against
out for myself," h3.i'OIKJ. "and three Jap fighter planes
In the destruction of
and shared
I was going to be the first one
, A. in it. When the Japs came over, two others. .
I hit the foxhole all right but His citation also states that on
6 February, while accompanyingthree
there were three other guys under -
other planes on a fighter
me. "'e all stayed!
The 22-year-old Navy aircrewman sweep over Lakunai airfield, he
was attacked by 20 enemy fighter
: began his service with patrol
bombers over the long' bleak planes. Despite the enemy's nu.
i stretches of North Atlantic and merical superiority, he succeeded
I completed his flight record of some in shooting down three planes and
. I 2,000 flying hours later in the hot probably destroying two more.
tropic regions of the South Pa- Lt. Streig's DFC citation describes
how he, in the big 11 No
cific.One vember battle over Bougainville,
week after the attack on
-awards during 'Pearl Harbor, Wood's squadron "repeatedly went down through
at the U. S. ='\8'aluxil ceretnonife -- : I pulled out of the Atlantic and friendly anti-aircraft fire to destroy
j headed for the Pacific. After two enemy fighters and damage
l lary Air Station, Green Cove I grad- "
two others. While in the com
Springs last Saturday were, leftI e I uating from an overseas bombingand
bat he also in
zone, participated
I t.. right, top picture, Lt. (jg) I gunnery school he was soon
37 additional tactical missions, four
on his to duty with Fleet Air
TOfU Killefer, Hermosa Beach, I way
I of which were opposed by intense
I I later
California L Wing and moved even
; It. Clement D. Gile.
and accurate anti-aircraft fire.
deeper into the Pacific."I .
Pittsburgh PA.: ; Lt. (OR: ) 1'uul : Lt. (jg) Tom Killefer, Hermosa -
Cord ray, Dallas, Texas; Lt. (jg) rejoined my original squadron Beach Calif, was awardedthe
Dauiel (1, Cunningham, Chicago, at that time," Wood states, Purple Heart at the ceremony
ilL { "&/6 a qualified aerial and
; Commander J. T. Blackburn gunner | for wounds received during an air
i air bomber and took in
skipper of the squadron part a
attack on the big Jap base at Ra-
in which the pilots operated; Lt. 1 very successful raid on =Nauru' I baul. As pilot of a Navy fighter
,(j?) Robert Minis, Dallas Tex- Jap-held base near the Gilberts. I plane he was badly burned on
aw and Lt. (jg) James Streig, pnan I "We took off from a refueling the legs when his oxygen bottle
Sacramento, Culif. Top left, in- base at about 9:10: at night," he exploded during combat and when
fr...t.. Is Commander \\illiam II. continued. "The weather was fair
part of his plane's wing was de
-the moon about half out. We
Aahford Jr., commanding officer -
stroyed. Lt. Killefer, however was
of NAAS Green" Cove, who I didn't need any light though when able to return safely to his carrier.
party ,latest in the ceremonies I we reached our objective because Also decorated at the Green
la the picture at the right Cap- !I the first bomber over the targethit Cove Springs ceremony were El-

tain W. W. Smith commandant .>, 3i the Jap's gasoline storage tank bert A. Snow ACMM, and Leo
of this Station, congratulates Lt. and the whole island lighted up It I J. Pondexter SClc both awarded
;,(jg> Paul Cordra>', on receiving was hard to tell just what we hit I the Presidential Unit citation for
the Distinguished Flying Cross. i but I am pretty sure one of our service aboard the USS Enterprisefrom
bombs hit a and
Jap workshop
: tr the beginning of the war to
blew it into the air.
15 November, 1942 during which
"The Jap anti-aircraft not
time the famous carrier participated -
effective, he added as an alter-
in nine major battles and
i raids.
Questioned further about any action -
he took part in, he told of a
Jap seaplane tender they caughtone Leave Fortune
day while on patrol. INDIA (CNS).-Lt. Lester N.
A : "The Jap ships usually cleared I Hofheimer. 27", AAF pilot killed in
out of our sector during the day," this theater last December, left
h s Wood recalled, "but for some rea- his personal fortune of nearly,
son, the seaplane tender was a lit-I $1,000,000 to institutions organ.
tle late. We dropped down on ized for religious, charitable,
and let him have a few bombs. We I scientific or educational purposes.I .
QUESTIONS cleared out immediately but the I

.(PLEASE TURN TO PAGE :5 : : navigator had taken pictures. )! was at Tulagl when the> Jap
,' FOR THE ANSWERS > I When the pictures were developed'they I' raided our base and they dropped .

1. Eamon De Valera Is the Pre I : showed two near-misses.. We ; bottle They scream just
rmer of Eire but do you know I figured they must have at least like a falling! bomb."
,where this Irish leader was born ) but'kled the ship's plates | Wood's outfit daily patrolledfor
2. Recently the U. S. Navy's "The Japs anti-aircraft guns hundreds upon hundreds of
"Comich" "Compac" and 'Com sipir" ,- i : Yx had fired at us but we doubtedat miles looking for enemy subs,
met to map future Pm',itn, I the time if any hits were made. 'II checking ship movements and always
strategy. Can you explain A week later when we beached our on the alert for any Allied
was there? Get two out ot three. 4 PBY to give it a general overhaul, airman that might be in trouble.
3. Name the only three four- I we found a bullet hole in the fuse- Occasionally they would come in
lettei states' in the U. S I lage i but that was the only contact with the faster Jap Mitsubishi

4 Would you fire at this plane. hit. I 96.
Mac' Of course not. it's a U. S. Some Navy aircrewtnen' have reported "It was funny" says the Navy
Navv plane low mid-wing, single : Nazis Rationed In Fra-I dropping beer bottles on the aviation ordnanceman. "They
I Seaman 2nd Cops LONDON (CNS-The) French Japs while on bombing missionsand would make a run on one side of
Wood was asked if .he had I you and then turn and make a run
War Bond Prize underground, awaiting D-Day, ever tried it. Ha answered In the : from the other side. Then they
] were busy i
scrawling this
slogan !
negative but knows of differentmen would fly off. It was just as
on walls and sidewalks
+aAt7 ('.'tlaaed frni 1Ia t. sae France: "Choose throughout : who have done it. I though they were testing your
drive here and it calls for all your Boche! I 'However," the young aerial guns."
('hands to buy an extra cash bond. I, There around.may" not be enough to go I gunner smiled, "I do know the I Wood is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
I The poster contest was open to effect of dropping beer bottles Fred E. Wood of Orland, Maine
'J all members of the Navy, Marine -

I Corps and Coast Guard on dutyat lAnd The Worthy Shall Receive Their Reward ;'
--J NATTC, NAGS U. S. Naval ;, II
r- ": ;: t :d Hospital, NAAS Cecil Field. NAAS .. .
i ____ _____ --"" -
f..h11J; y- Green, Cove Springs and this Station -

I, .:.,.-,. / ,4 In choosing the winning posters,

t ', -y the judges considered all 79 en-
.. ,,'1 o'ii tries. Posters that failed to place ;, Y vtl '

peat fights powered by a rad- among the prize winners but
":TAl engine. It has a deep egg which caught the eye of the -
shaped fuselage. The leading and judges and were in the runningwere I ;

trailing edges of the wings are submitted by the following: I *

equally tapered to square tips. The Janet M. Kenney, Main Station: w.
tailplane has a tapered leading Sgt. J. D. Glenn NATTC; Harold
edge, straight trailing edge and S. Meier, AMM2c, NATTC; Thomas v .k a
rounded tips. There is a V, cut- P. Allen, S2c, P-1; J. C. Lyda, I 1 ':'ni

out in the elevator. Hold your fire! Main Station; Frank Endres, ; .
Identify this plane canya ? I AMM2c NATTC; Louis F. Furst, .4

5. Joe Martin, Charles Halleck, S2c, NATTC; Arne Peterson, \ } Va
Ham Fish, and Harold( Knutsonare AM3c, Main Station; Ed Fitzgerald ,
veteran Republicans in the S2c. Main Station; Robert
House of Representatives while Junk, AMM3c, Main Station; Jack
prominent GOP Senators include Payne, AOM3c Main Station, Gino ..
Arthur Vandenburg, Robert Taft, Bachetti. S2c; M. H. Garvin : : / SY4
\ Hiram Johnson and Wallace White. ARM3c, NATTC; Leybun Perry
I In what states were these men S2c, and Karna Miller PhoMSc 1 ''i A A:'

elected Get four out of eight ? Main Station.the I ;
6. Here is a list of topflight major "
I league pitchers, Mel Harder, law. in New York State to kiss'' ,.
Cy Young, Carl Hubbell, Clark your wife in Grand Central Station -I .

Griffith Paul Dean and Ted Lyons.All ? :; ..
have won 200 games, exceptone 9. The equivalent army rank to
Which one does not belong Commodore in the Navy is: (a) ,'
at) this select group of 200 win- lieutenant colonel; (b) brigadier :
lli: .... .,
rs.; general; (ccolonel) ; or (dmajor -
( 7. Do more states in the U. S. general? Hospital corpsmen (sailors and WAVES) of the U. S. Naval Hospital enjoyed an outing at Ponte
border on the Pacific Ocean or 10. Headlines last week told of Vedra Beach last week, arranged by Captain John J, O'Malley commanding officer Even Hollywood>
I on the Gulf of Mexico? bloodshed and revolt in Tulcan, might be envious' of the group of WAVES pictured at the left along with two of the men. At the right
9. It's illegal to fight in a duel Guayaquil, and Cuenca. Name the the Atlantic kicks up a torrid swirl of spray around two of the group M they frolic In the sea while the.
In New York Stat Is it against country. i WAVE at the lower right, Inset, take In the health giving rays of the Florida sun after an earlier dip

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Public Relations Editorial Office Offices Room 221 ;Neu s ondVieuus f romStntion

Administration Annex BIde 954

Telephone Extension 8542

The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the U. S.
Naval l Air Station. Jackson\IIle 1-'torlda. by the Public
Relations Office at no expense (0 the government. Copies
are distributed dee of charge to enlisted and other Naval / ;\ /r.I': ;' Esprit t de Corps
Keisonnel at the Naval Atr Station the Naval Air Tech.Deal -
Training Center the Headquarters ot the Naval Air fly Chaplain Joseph. M.: Sullivan ChC, USMl
Command Naval Auxiliary Air Station.
Operational Training
C.rten; Cove Springs. Naval: Auxiliary: Air Station Esprit de Corps is a phrase that is deeply significant -
(Cecil\ HeUt Naval Air dunneis School the U. S. NavalIloepltal i of one's real pride in his particular branch of
and Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities. May >OrL
IIlI1I1Ir the Service. If a Sailor or a Marine were to visit
one of our :Military Prisons, and whilst there heara
Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFaM. USN
the Marine
ridicule the Navy or
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training Jap prisoner
Corps, all he would ask would be permission to be
Captain Walton W. Smith. VSN alone with the Jap for the few minutes necessaryto

Commandant Naval" Air Station aJacksonville change the shape of his Oriental features.

Yet, surprisingly enough, if we were to follow this
Captain Joseph B Lvnch Officer A-VG). USNR, Sailor or Marine back to his barracks it is very
Naval Air Technical Training Center likely that we would witness a complete about face
Gripe--gripe. -gripe. "Why doesn't so and so do
Captain John Commanding J, O'.lallt'Y Officer MC). USN. / SI v ? t I IMM this right"How can they expect a man to put
U. S Naval HospitalCommander 1 r Th up with this'!" etc., etc, etc. Nobody pays too much
attention to this kind of thing-It is the Americanway
Commanding Edward :E.Officer Dolecek. USN. of letting off steam. It is an understood right

Naval Air Gunneis School a8 long KM It Is kept where It fo understood.If .
such talk should be carried to places where it
Commander William H. Ashford. Jr.. USN.
does not condemn
the individual
Commanding;: Ofleer. is not understood, "
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove Springs himself but he condemns his Navy or his Marine
1..hFzc Corps. A sad conclusion that most people are guiltyof
Commander Samuel G Mitchell. .arrY
Commanding Officer, >r i h rs"y. wtat ,. making is to condemn the whole for the part.
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field t-. .sit,at.a The writer while sitting in a restaurant one eve

Lieut Col. Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Ret). "I think ('via got what you want!" ning was sorely tempted to forget that he is a noncombatant -
Commanding Officer. Two Sailors with their girl friends were
Marine Barracks seated at a table nearby. It was very evident that \
--- all themselves by imbibing too
Lieut Col. WIlliam T Evans USMC (Ret), they were enjoying
Commanding: Officer AMUSEMENT CALENDARNumber freely. Their conduct and talk caused several eye
Marine Avlbtlon DetachmentThe brows to be raised and one of the spectators in A
voice full of disgust! said: 'That's the Navy for you."
JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service ( after each show Is playing date at
All the country posters warn us that a slip of
material publication of credited matter prohibited Student Offlren Auditorium) over
without permission of CNS. War Department. 205: E. Today-"Ke ltl p the "'lId Wind," Paulette Goddard. the lip can sink a ship We might say that a slip of
42nd St. N. Y C. Sunday-Adventures* of Mark Twain," Fredrlc March (12). the lip, or an act of misbehavior can sink the good<<
lIon(8).e of St. Marks," Ann Baxter (13)). name of your buddies. Don't let >our buddies down.
Silence Is Golden-In Case Tueedaj-"Ladles In Washington," Trudy Marshall ((14)). Don't let Esprit de Corps remain hidden in your
This Uedne&daj-"Uoger Touhy Gangster. Victor McLaglen.ThurMlaj heart--advertise it. Show by word and example that
-"Cabin In the Sky," all-star all- olort'11 cnt. you are truly proud to be a part of your Navy or Marine
On several different occasions we''e dropped (Today at the Student Officers' Auditorium the picture I 1M ThU, Is Corps. When you are before the public eye,

<<1 into one of the offices on this Station, the Life," while Next Thursday! the SAO will show "Follow the always remember, that you do not represent little
Le der"). you" but YOU are the Navy or the :Marine Corpsto
and each time we were impressed with a Other Entertainment those who see and hear jou

drawing on the wall depicting a middle agedlady
tomorrow Smoker at M.iwon Field, 2000.
Friday ( )-Victory
plainly eager to spread the gossip, Saturday-Ships Dance, 1\Ialn"lde Auditorium. (From Other Papers I
Tuesday-NAS Fliers >s. Jax Terminal l\laloo! Field, 1700.
walk in life who
a man of about theme I -=--- __

avidly awaited any news which he might Lone SPAR RaidsWAVES' J Reason For BeingNone

dispense to his friends at the golf club, an- Breezes of us must forget for a moment that this

other woman who patently had a "nose" for Here station exists for one purpose only-training of officers
anything which she might be able to tell her Salty Humor From Lair and men for duty with the fleet and at advanced

friends at the bridge club. Last but' not least, Here And There Margaret E. Parrish knows howa bases shore in assignment.combat areas Important No one as has the a job permanent of

in the lower righthand corner, was a vivacious fish out of water feels.A training flyers for combat may be, there is an even
brunette. Drawn BlankPitcher yeoman third class she is more pressing obligation. Every officer and man
work : "How'd you make out" the only SPAR at this station. must prepare himself for service with the fleet .
The the art
caption on
with the millionaire's daughter? The SPAR is on temporary ditty The officer who lacks enthusiasm for military life
read : "Don't tell-Auntie, Uncle or cousin, j Catcher: "Terrible-no" hits, no in the Training Department of including its time honored forms such as saluting

and certainly not her"-the "her" referring runs, no heiress e NAOTC can not expect zest and snap his men. The officer
r e I
ft) the girl friend. Yeoman Parrish lepoited here j who forgets he is a gentleman creates irreparable
Ftrt To l..and"You're from the SPARS' beauteous train- I
the false that Na
damage by producing impression
All of which reminds us that the Officeof the nicest: boy that I ing school at West Palm Beach. I val Command is harsh ill-bred and inconsiderate

the Chief of Naval Operations has recently, have ever met." The Coast Guard girl said she But the obligation to set a good example does
advised of several violations of security regulations "Tell it to the Marines" thought she would be an outcast not rest on the shoulders of officers alone. Every
originating here. "I have-to dozens of them." among all the WAVES at this Sta- C. P 0., every petty officer and every seaman has
e e eShe tion, but is happy to say that the his obligation too Our Job is to learn and keep _
Although the JAX AIR NEWS carried Navy girls are good shipmates
Knew Answer on learning. Too many of us still! have to learn some
details on these violations last week it shouldbe "Where do good girls go?" asked --- of the things taught during the first week of boot

apparent to all that they cannot be overemphasized the teacher Commerc '; camp,-HABIT, NAS, Hutchinson, Kan.
"To heaven," was the prompt a'I I S
Therefore, we deem it most appropriate -

to repeat it in these columns. reply.And where do the bad girls condition.Comet. class$273, Henry McCiea, phone<<: Petty OfficersThe

"All departments are again advised that go?" to 22740 Olds '39, four-floor sedan Excellent truth of the adage that "no chain is stronger
no mail for naval activities or personnel overseas "Down to the fleet "landing condition throughout. Lt. (}g) Caldwell than its weakest link" is no place better demonstrated
see the. sflUors. come in. Extension 850O
than in the chain of
shall be addressed to an overseas geographical e Ensign full set of blues with hi and command.
address the announcement said."All new strip and set of wins: Will: sell:: A Naval activity may have outstanding officers
Poor Kjelght ? for $.20. Ens Thomas W Early Cecil and a "four 0" new, yet unless the petty officers
mail official personal for naval activities worried about my hus- Field Extension ?70.
or "I'm One! canvas newly painted Kv/,k. Two who are the link between the officers and crew are
or personnel overseas shall be ad- band's eyesight, said Mrs. Barker sealer! Also double paddle Will sell capable and cooperative the activity will never reach

iliessed to the Navy Post Office by numberin nursemaid"Only yesterday for me,"he mistookthe condition for $40 or, 3437 will trade A, Taylor for bike St. In Dewey goo l its full potentialities If every petty officer will
Office. Tark N AS take stock of himself and honestly answer the question
care of the proper Fleet Post commented Mrs.
"How strange, Argue "A" camera with case In excellent -Am I the best petty officer I am capable of
"As it is impossible for each department Jones "and" she's such a pretty condition,Los J10 Phone W23. being-and then sincerely act according to the

originating mail for overseas activities or girl too. a Pilots sun glasses In Mean :leather answer he gives this station and the Navy will be

personnel to know all the Navy Post Office ) Any Tort In Storm case f-4 near hangar Ship 115.r Service Extension I A. S<539'hulz, b2c, the better. for it. for no Navy is better than its pettyofficer

numbers the Directory, Station Post Office An ultra modern girl and an elderly gold Diamond) at dance ling (diamond last Thursday set In; vellow nlyhtMary TIDES,-Astoria MEMPHLITE, quoted in TONGUE I

is set up to take care of dispatching such spinster were in a waiting J Itislmmons, Bldg. 714 Extension .

mail. If the department originating mail for room."Have a cigarette," said the SCO \VANTMt Little Late
overseas does not know the Navy Post Of- around wants a ride otoN\ I

fice number and correct Fleet Post Officeof girl."Me!" snapped the other.* "Why 19 Melllnxer June 1s AMMlc wife nl 8"\ChiefPhone 27 or Personnel look of the public relations office took a )J
Ave, second last: week when the office received a
Louis, 3715 A Riley
contact :Mrs
an activity or individual it shall send such I'd just as soon" kiss the first man Dewey! I'aik. service publication addressed to. "Public Relations

mail to the Directory with only the name of who passed! the girl e e e Office Park Field. Mlllington Tenn" It came froman
would I agreed
the activity or the name of the individualand "but"So have *ne ,while you're wait- Knew' Ills Coin hasn't Army been Air Forces Park base Woodward, Okla. ThereA
his activity on the envelope or packageand ing." A teacher was testing the knowledge a Field here in 25 years. During
the last
war. an Army flying field that
by name was .
attach thereto a slip with the geographical :! of the kindergarten class located on the present site of TTC.-TlIE BLUE-
location to which it desires the mail to Low RankingA Slapping a half-dollar on the desk", JACKET, Memphis.
Navy Ensign accompanied bya she asked sharply: "What's that
be sent. The Directory will thereupon write driver in a Navy truck was chal- Instantly a voice came from the f fProlnhDt
the Navy Post Office number and correct lenged by a sentry at a cross road: back of the room: ""Tails. I Divine Services I

Fleet Post Office on such mail and dispatch "Who goes there ?" r *
it." "One Navy Ensign one ton of Third Degree
fertilizer and one seaman second," "My wife," said Mr. Henpeck Chapel: Mustla' Read. sad Birmingham Avease.
The prime objective of all of us is to get answered the Ensign. "kisses me every time I come into 0830-Recrult 07O-lloly! Communion.Divine service, I

this war over as quickly as possible, witha They were allowed to proceed the house." OWO-Training Center Divine aervk-e. :
minimum loss of life and expenditure of but at every cross road the same >vh."" said his friend "that's affection ?J213' i5"-General unday. School DUIne l (service.small chapel').
challenge was met, the same answer -
funds. We well realize that none would know given. After several challen- "i\o" sighed Henpeck "thats In- Cathnlie Chapel service: M"11" Read and Hirmlotfctm-.A"no.. d
ingly divulge secrets that would be of bene ges the driver asked if they were vestigation." (0 WMnsa.1Y00Maas.. .1$

fit to the enemy, but the safest procedure is likely to be stopped again."I OK1O--Mas!. 1
about Navy think so," replied the Ensign. Radio (/))JO-Mass.
not to discuss or write anything Programs 110)Mass.1700Mat .
sir said the seaman
life that might by the greatest stretch of I "nChristian .
we're ,
"The next time stopped Friday-"Navy New ,M\VJAX Science Service- Mastic Read sad )llrmlithsmAnue.
the imagination, assist the foe in prolongingthe would you mind ranking me above 17 O-17M; and "Navv llend- .

strife and taking the lives of our fellow the fertilizer e?" e line." \VJII1, J8.1 -JHO. I tlOO-Small Service: ('ha\pelJewish Small. Chapel (Mustin Road and

in arms. Saturday MNaylngs" Birmingham Avenue .
men )
First 1 \\ I'A 2000-2030.
a IBOO--Sabbath
-- zt- Service (Friday).
It is said that Solomon was the Monday "Na\y News," 0810--Sabbath I
first WPA worker because he took 1VJA17501753 and Service (Saturday). J
Square Your WaysIf to bed. ; "Navy 1730Devotions (Tuesday) NAGS "and Cecil Field ,
his pick and went HeadlineVJJI1', 1833-1840.
1730Devotions!! (Thursday) Green Cove Springs.
we would have a future In which we can have S e TUt'\tk Your Navy:
faith and consolation it is for hiynanity to square Wasn't A Sailor \'Jn21002130.. ------1iI----

Its ways; not according to the prejudices fears, A deluded soul \ Uedneftday "Navy News," "Navy men who buy War Bonds help ,
the selfish interests of H'aj Elmer SprockettsIle 'I. UMAX 1750-1755 and "Navy
hatred, Inhumanities, and ; break the Jnps broke
the world, but according to the way of the Master declared he had Headline," WJHT, 18351840. today being
of Jife.-THE BEAM, NAS Corpus Christ Sufficient pockets. tomoiorw. Admiral<< W. F. llalsey, Jr.

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i 8 June, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

'( -. Isn't This Face Familiar, M alest" I Ill Injured Vets 1 Aide


.f I Look Forward To I

, Trips To BeachBut I


i't : ,. Volunteer Unless To Someone Drive Bus Will Rw

J i
: : They May Be CurtailedThere

'; are plenty of blue days '
when you are confined to the four I

walls of a hospital but Tuesdays
and Thursdays are red-letter days j
I for patients of the Naval Air Station '

I Hospital. '

For these are the weekly dates I
for all-day outings at Ponte Vedra I
f I
Beach made possible by the Red':

Ii Cross Motor Corps.
i This is the inspired brainchildof
Com- Lieutenant. P. Evans Mho
Captain John J. O'Malley,
; assumed his duties
manding Officer of the Hospital,
t4 Aide to the Commandant this
and Mrs. H Bryant Merritt. chair- on
t tI t.el man of the Motor Corps. Through Station. Lieut. Evans formerlywas
attached to the legal office.Lt
their! efforts a bus was donated by .
M rut the Traction Company and the

: br Ponte Vedra Company made cabanas -
K I W. F. Evans An
j jL 4 I at the beach available for ,

the convalescents.Now I

the trips are in their I Attorney Is NamedCommandant
third week. The bus leaves the ,

\ hospital at noon on the appointed -

) days, loaded down with happy AideLt.
S'laven't and WAVE
er\lcemen patient
... .
At the beach there is swimmingIn

\ somewhere before Mac? Yes, saw beauteous Hamsay Ames recently In the pool or ocean, games, anddeck William Funk Evans,
) you Keen her you A USNR, who has served here as As-
"Follow the Ik ys" which played at the Main Station movlehouse. The film star is wearing a peo- :' picnic chairs for in dun served bathing.on the sistant Legal Officer since 'No-

c' nutty *tame above, which, Incidentally hovts, plenty of. _Ramsay.u _. _. ,.. .n. I' cabana supper terraces before the bus ember 1942, recently assumednew
'- --- starts back In the f'ftrh'.t'nlne.. duties as Aide to Captain
from the Japs and Germansand Walton W. Smith, Commandant of
; having a world police force to insure Quiz Contest Even in a hospital it doesn't the Naval Air Station.Lt. .
: I the take long for "the word" to get
The Inquiring order, we may' prevent
military nations from rebuilding (QUESTIONS PRINTED ON around and now patients. eagerly Evans succeeded Lt. (jg)
another war machine" PAGE 3)) await their turn to make the ex- Foy S Evans as Aide to the Com-

J, M. HAMMOCK, AMM2c: "The ANSWERS cuision. Not only) does it speed re- mandant.
: This cuperation, it relieves the tension The new Aide has followed the
Reporter world is not set for peace.
born in New
; : 1. De Valera was
') country is getting ready for another to be exact of hospitalization and during the legal profession since graduating
fight even now. Nine out of summer months it will be a big I from the University of Florida
rf ten say we will fight Russia someday 2. "Comich" (Admiral Ernest I factor in rehabilitation. i with an LL.B degree in 1925. He is

t QUESTION : I We won't. If it weren't for King), Commander in Chief of the I So satisfactory has the effect : a native of Tallahassee, Fla., but

'j t' ;: Do you believe"N'P will be Russia we'd be working for the U. S. Fleet; "Cinpac"AdmiralChester been on morale, that Captain I attended high school in Jackson
i '
tl I Nimitz), Commander In'
a permanent juace after this Nazis now. Sure we gave 'em lend O'Malley last week initiated a I ville.
; lease and that helped Russia. And I: Chief in the Pacific; "comsopac"-I third beach trip. This comes every I During his collegiate career Lt.

,.. tear. it helped our public, too, for they I: (Admiral William Wednesday and is for Corpsmen W. F Evans took a major role in
:"", ANSWERS : I have been sitting around getting' mander in the South Pacific and WAVES of the hospital. They campus activities. He was manager -

CPL. EDWARD J. CAnON Marine rich off it." 3. Ohio, Utah and Iowa. spend the day at the Ponte Vedra I of the Florida Gator varsity

o ,. : "I hope so. There'll)) probably FRED WOOD, S2c: "I don't 4. It's the Navy Hellcat I F6F). Inn. I, football team in his senior year, \

/ .: be peace for 20 years but that's much believe we will have peace. 5. Martin, Massachusetts; Hall- Only eight Motor Corps drivers was an active member of the John

..,' : : all. They Paid after the last war I The Germans just won't stand for eck, Indiana; Fish, New York; have been available for the Marshall Debating Society, and
; that there would) be peace. Is there it. They will do the same thing I Knutson, Minnesota; Vandenburg, project because of numerous was a member of the Blue Key

., peace today?" over again. As soon as they recover i Michigan; Taft, Ohio; Johnson, other act lHies which constantlyengage Honor Fraternity and Alpha Tau
'. .. REBECCA SMITH, PhM3c: "I'' from this war, they'll try it California, and White, Maine. the time of Red Crc.., Omega.
i' don't believe there will be peace. again." station! ; wagons and workers, w> I Lt. Evans formed a law part-
I not :
6. Paul Dean a 200-game
; The last war ended before It was JACK WRIGHT, S2c: "If we that the Corps| is now hardpressed nership with Thomas L. Glenn at

,''" really through and they'll stop have unconditional surrender we I winner. for recruits. Sarasota, Fla., in 1926. The firm
.' fighting again before it's over. To can have peace. If we had total 7, More states border the Gulf If the beach trips are to con- of Evans and Glenn continues In

.. fight the Japs it will take gen- surrender in the last war, we (Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, tinue, more drivers are needed. operation during Lt. Evans ab-
". nations We can't have peace unless wouldn't be fighting again now." Louisiana and Texas). Only Cali- the reason for this public sence.

:Y j! the war lasts for at least 25or CELENA MAE MATHEWS, fornia, Oregon and Washington appeal. Both Captain O'Malley and The new Aide to the Comman-
30 years. We can't assure peace AMM3c: "Theie always have been border the Pacific. Mrs. Merritt hope that Service dant played a leading part In
S _::_ unless we wipe out an entire generation wars and there will always be wars 8, Go ahead, kiss her! It is not wives will realize the Importance Sarasota civic and social affairs.

.,;: of Japs The Germans because there is too much jealousy against the law. of this enterprise and enlist in the lie is a pat president of the

were never really crushed in the I among nations. People can't agree. 9. Brigadier genera). Motor Corps. Sarasota Junior Chamber of

.:.. f.c- last war." I If you've studied history, you 10. Ecuador was torn by revolution Some Navy wives may have Commerce, the Klnanls Club
know that greed is the founda- last week. taken the course in other cities
., DOUGLAS ROBERTS, AM2c: __ the \\hltfield Country Club and
tion of wais. But certainly we I .n. -- but neglected to sign up here. If
: ''The next war will be a civil war. the District Six. Florida Alumni
: "
want peace. so, they are urgently needed now. Association, He Is Mason.
;. There will never be permanent On The Line a
,. GRACE MARSTON, AMM2c: Firing And a course for beginners Upon entering the Navy aj

.t' peace.J. M. DOYLE, AM2c"I say no. "I'd like to believe we can have With Aerial Gunners starts next Monday, June 12. By a lieutenant, he was assigned! to

py?{. Was there ever peace? There are peace. If there isn't peace after contacting the Motor Corps at Quonset Point, R. I", in August,
j always guys trying to rule the this war I shall be awfully disap- Another visit to the firing line 5-2075 you may. learn the details 1942. Lt. Evans reported here in
{t i iif.
; ,. world and that will never bet pointed. If. everyone does his partto to see Naval Aircrewmen in ac- ------ tit---- November, 1942 and was Assistant

;,!",. done." hold peace, we can have it. Yes, tion is scheduled for this week's Legal Officer until he was appointed
Do You Want A RoomTo I
C. W. AMOS, AMM2c. "As long I do believe we can have perma- broadcast of "Na'yVings" on Aide to the Commandant
and countries nent Saturday over WJAX at 2000. I
f' as there are people peaej. Play Recordings? recently
..,,,. wanting more than they have, naturally MARION BERNDT, Y3c: "No! Operational Draining, the final I Lt. Evans is married to the Former
they'll be fighting for it." Because it's not human nature. phase of an aerial gunners train- Now is the time for all Victrola Irene Chambers of Jacksonville
like to fight ing at the Naval Air Gunners record fans to come to the aid of
DAN E. ERICKSON. AMM3c: People fight. They and they have a 14earold
"We have too much that other amongst themselves and can't get School at Yellow Water, will be the their hobby.It I son, William Frank, Jr.
[ Neither nations." subject of this broadcast I has come to the attention of
; people want. History repeats itself along. can -- Ji(-
will be war." CPL. JOHN R. PHIPPS, Ma- the Mainside Welfare department
There always I
4 I' ., V. RAY MEYJo RS. SA02c:: "The rine: 'They'll probably let Ger- war because they have to pay for that a. number of Navy hands here Pilot Flies Mustang
I IJJ the would like to listen to recordings,
.. men who will be our leaders after many back up to their own territory them in blood grief.
this war will not be smart enough again in this war and let it people are helpless in the hands"of but lack a place on the Station to While UnconsciousLONDON

." to make peace permanent. Our I go at that. Then they'll build up those who dictate their future. do so. (CNSK\ -Lt. William
l.'f'' :" practically calls for another war in 20 or 30 years: CPL. RUBEN MALDONADO, As a result, the recreation room '
: c-conomic setup Obei street, of Clifton Forge, Va.,
..... for war in the future. Everyone and take another stab at it. I'm Marine: "People will always want of the Station Chapel will be made flying a Mustang was nearing the
: than, their share. Greed available for record fans if enoughof
for the more too damn old
ahead. We will going
to get feet when
is trying them show Interest in the oast of France at 20,000
because the leaders who next war, I hope." breeds wars. proj-
have wars his mask failed and he
I BRADLEY MARINE ect to warrant it. You could play
make wars don't have to fight I was blacked out. An hour and a
"People are never satlsI your own records or use records
would be
them. thought per- half later he woke just in timeto
fied. don't want to sit around furnished by the Navy. I up
AMM1c "Afl manent and we should profit They
R. L. MASON : peace I pull the fighter out of a spin.
: always content, they want to squabble and All hands interested are urged to
their mistake. There will -
deal with by
long aa men money Flight said that Ober-
'I couldn't have fun contact the Welfare and Recreation -
be World politics, fight. They any I
) there will never be peace. wars. street, while unconscious, must
( Mainside and the
beliefof if they were always peaceful and department, ,
I s. LEO PICKING, ARM3c: "There greed hate, power, and the have flown by his reflexes.
will determine
a Is a possible chance of peace if a few that they are superior to happy. number of requests -
+ the right terms are made after the masses will breed waig for- I II-;; t---- be whether a recording machine will I Send ;Jax Air News home!

,ki!'. I this war. By taking ail arms away ever. The little people don't want 7.lpen Save A Mpt purchased. --_.. .--

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WELFARE Navy Veteran Barracks 64 Pin-Up Queen WAVE Officers ;

PRESENTS Gives Word On At t Center Have\ ;

Advanced BasesTo Technical Skits' !

many persons an advancedbase 4
is a forward baritone or More than a half dozen WAVE

i tx r'hloise I something that happens when the officers have brought a variety of

, A ; catcher drops the ball--but not to I experience and training into the
Ens. Ebble D. Wells of NATTC ARM school at NATTC--and some
Radio School. of them are finding that this tech.

I Ens Wells, a Navy veteran of nlcal training is not a far cry
from their civilian activities.!
10 who
years came up through the
I ranks, is well qualified to give the 1 Ens. Carlotte Sturgeon typical

I word on Advanced Base Units, a I of the group, readily admits that
( subject of particular interest to : !1 conditions here aren't helping her

many Training Center students r hockey game a bit. In fact, with
who later may be assigned such r r )J | weather like !It's been the past several

duty. 4_ l days she hasn't even thought
\ Ens Wells l much of that game. She won a
: letter at the University of Penn
., .I a member sylvanla in hockey and was
of the first Advanced tr. 1"was
i t awarded three others, in swim

I' Base ming basketball, and tennis. Along:

Units, whichwas I the way. she found time to serveas
: Barnes business manager of the University

Principe Notaes Majahara, internationally a West organizedat Coast .i ,l' 4t I newspaper.She .

known will station and Is a pilot in her own right,
magician ', and was a member of the FbI"
shortly afterward
oriental *
stage his program of mysteries I
delphla Civil Air Patrol heron
followed }
in the feature
presentationof won I
getting In the service. She already
the heels of i
the .
big Jamboree tonight at the l
f has had .
auditorium. There will be two the Marine invaders \. experience ra
ihowa, starting at 1800 and 2000. in the };n... E. D. Wells 4I dlo, as a plane pilot and la

Advance notices hail the magic- assault on the Japs in the Russell ground school.
I Most all of the officer-students
Ian aj a "bird of rare prodigy." It Islands. I
Is said that he reads your mind likea I "We landed just two days after have had some technical expert*
ence. Ens. Mary Jane Boyle was
the initial attack
book, answers questions on all Ens Wells
I link trainer instructor, while Ens.
subjects, invoices Contacto, the stated, "and our group helped mop
lup the island, wiping out isolated Margaret V Lawson did communications -
Spirit; --dead almost 3.000 years
office work. Ens.
and does "numerous unusual and I Jap units and snipers. I Dorothea

baffling things never before seen "We unloaded on the island at ... J. Peterson had a civilian Job
'- d instructing theory of operation in
on this continent. night. All the men including low sab, boys, it's Betty Hutton Several ,
ficers, of-I' of the lads in Kks G4 spection on Flying Fortress instruments
pitched and acted
Other acts featuring singing, recently wrote a group letter to luscious Betty, their favorite movie at the AAF Technical
dancing and comedy, will be provided stevedores. The third night the queen, requesting personally autographed photos. They weren't ex- I. Training School at Amarillo, Tex.
by Navy and Marine talent.A moon came up and the Japs came I
pectingan answer-but they got one. And what's more each re- Ens. Grace Wlnterringer bringsa
But their bombs II
over. didn't
ivil.trArl miartat" frnm main strip cause I reived I
: a personally autographed picture just like the one above musical background to the
R'id I any damage or
and the Air r ingsters will -- school she
as majored in that
lj on hand: and also Eloise Ruth this stage of the war, early -- -
in 1942 the Russells were AmerIca's Salty Chinese Ace Marksman subject at Eastman School of Music -
Barnes. NATTC civilian employee,
I -I She is a graduate of a Class
most advanced baste in the
popular boogie-woogie pianist. Phrases HeardIn
Pacific. A radio school and was an instructor *
A group of Seabees in the Performs Here
I II of code Ens. Althea ,
Topping the movie program is I unit immediately started constructing Barracks 51 II | Samms, while
the new film The Adventures of an air strip, but becauseof I Students at NATTC, and more j supervising mapping *
I and for the U.
., Mark Twain starring Fredric nightly Jap bombings and heavy The lads in Bks 51 at NATTC I especially those in the Aviation 'I[ Weather Bureau coding S.
March and Alexis Smith. Schedule rains, it took two months to complete who have trouble expressing them- Gunnery School, are more convinced I spent her evenings -
I the field. selves with Webster approved now than ever that taking a course in radiotelegraphy
for next Wednesday, the film "know-I
and Ens. Miriam It.
chronicles outstanding events in "The Japs bombed us every words and phrases are getting a Ing your sights" is of Schiller

the life of Samuel Clemens (Mark moonlight night during the nine new line of salty morsels to throw i portance to good firing. procedure taught and code communications at the

Twain), month. we were there," the Ensign into their conversations these I Last week they saw Ken Beagle, school at N AS, Memphis. ground
Two fine re-runs have been said "Hut the Seabees had days. nationally known rifle and pistol
S booked; Star Spangled Rhythm dug some super foxholes and You can usually find a few men expert in an exhibition at the I

with Bob Hope Bing Crosby and our casualties were amazinglysmall. lingering around R. M. M. Rosse, NATTC firing range; and saw Unit Citations Are

Dorothy Lamour. Sunday at 1500 ." S2c, to get some new suggestionof some marksmanship that might be

and Reap the \\ild Wind with Ray After building the air field, the slang-high powered phrases the goal of all gunnery students. Awarded To Five Men

MilUnJ and Paulette I.. oddard.lonI Seabees built a heavy bomber which to a Chinese would be i Beagle used .22 and .30 calibre
}'. strip in just 30 days. Inside of "flghtin" words." Rosse is turning I rifles, corresponding pistols, and Four NATTC chiefs and an
'three months after the original into an enviable source of infor- i shotguns to convince his audienceof AOMlc, all of whom served aboardthe

... landing, aerial assaults were mation for the boys who resort to 1,000 or more that his intimate USS Enterprise in engage
......J._ launched from the Russells knowledge and of I ments the
againstthe lower class words for he lived use sights "pays J against Japs, recently
d- Japs on :Munda: and Bougain- most of his life in China. I I dividends" He ran the whole gamut -i[ were awarded Presidential Unit

ville Born in Swatow China, Rosse of targets from tomatoes to Citations. The presentations were

r' fI' ,"". Wells who went to the Russellsas and his family made a hurried departure clay pigeons and threw in a I made by Capt. J. B. Lynch
i a chief, was in charge of the from Harbin, Manchuriain : "drawing" of an Indian head on 1 NATTC Commanding Officer.

t tower control. His excellent work 1931-just before the Japs came target board, using a .22 rifle. I Receiving the awards were E.

earned him a commission, whichhe in. In 1932 they moved to Shang- NATTC Student Band played C. Carter. ACOM; R. C. Joppe

received while still on the isle. hai where Rosse attended an before the exhibition which had I ACO I. W. H. Sandefer. ACRM;

i a.Alexis "One of the most popular of the American school embracing about been arranged by Lt. Leonard V. I Zimmershead, ACMM; and J, A

Marine and Navy pilots there was 600 students. i I Kielpinski Primary Gunnery Bowen AOMlc.

Major Gregory Boyington," said He probably wanted to use some I Training Officer and Guard In -----4. _-

>u Ens Wells. :Major Boyington was of those pet Chinese expressions I struction Officer. Among those attending I "NATTC SOFTBALL the

w reported missing in action last 2 himself, back in 1937 when froman were Rear Admiral A. C'I twice
monthly to the
January the same day that he McFall, Chief of Naval Air Operational supplement
got apartment housetop he and a Jax Air News seems to have madea
his 26th Jap plane. Training; Capt. B. ,
friend watched the Japanese Joseph hit. A* regular feature will .be
"Major llojlngton used to give bombing of Nantoa; and again in Lynch Commanding Officer of the selection of an all star team
: Smith I| credit to Ms ground crew for his 1941 when he and his family were NATTC: and Capt. Walton W. of the outstanding for each
victories," the added. Smith, Commandant' N AS."it players
The whediile tat the auditorium Ensign waiting to leave China from the I position in each league based on
"Often his me*'hank* were sail port of Kobe. --'-
) : the previous two weeks perform.
luniglit. 1800 2000 Jamboree. I ors. There was a wonderful spiritof Rosse is a member of Class R-44, And how about the WAVE whois ances. Hal Abbott, of the Phy

Friday, 1800, 2000. Double Indemnity cooperation betwt"all getting training which will better I so used to having her own way feat Training Department is the
with Barbara Stanwyck branches on the Island, and all equip him to make whatever reprisals -I that she writes her diary three I star reporter for the softball paper .

ant 1'rM :MA<-:Murray.SihinU.v. of them did an amazing job. he can for the Chinese he weeks in advance. and doing fine job.
Those Seabees build roads, foxholes highly admires. I --- ---
1800 2000 Stars ---
on --------
PjtraJe with Lynn :Merrkk. air strips and Quonset ---': Artist And His Work
hut In
unbelievably short
Sunday, 1)00.: Star Spangled "
times. Oil Portrait Of
Rhythm with Bob Hope, King
C'n,I and The Russell Islands mission was
by Dorothy Lamour.
Lt. Comdr. Cronan
Sunday. 1800. 2000, :Make Your considered completed in November, !

Own Bed with Jack (arson and 1942. and Ens. Wells, sent back Painted By StudentJames
Jn Wtrtian.M.XHUV. to the States for reassignment

1800. 2000 Reap the wound up at NATTC to help train I II A. Graham. AOM2c probably
\\'ILJ'ilul men to do what he has already dreamed that
with It.avlIlland. : and I never his first
.o/tul."tt" done. attempt at portrait painting in
1800 2000. Follow After 10 years in the Navy, the oils would come through his hitch

the leader with thr East: Side 33-year-old Ensign is an experi- in the Navy or that his first subject $ IN' tt'
IUN. enced hand. He entered the radio : would be one of the very few .
WN I".day. 130, 2000 Adven- branch of naval aviation in 1935, men in all the services who wears '

lurs )f Mark Twain with Alexis flew patrol hops as an Aircrew- the coveted Congressional Medal) .1)

Smith !and Fredric March. man from 1936 to February of i of Honor.

.--- -;---_._- 1942, and now is In charge of the Graham, who was a free lance
code phase of Radio School. commercial artist out in Iowa before .
Pilot From AleutiansIs
entering the Navy, has just

Guest At SmokerThe Lieut. Commander C. A. Hall, completed an oil portrait of Lieut I

third in a series of "get theword" I recently theatre returned has from the Euro- ficer-In-Charge Comdr. William Cronan of the USN Aviation OfI 1 % *
pean just come
smokers was held at theaircrewman's aboard. Lieut. Arthur B Bennett, School, NATTC the school to ,
room in which Graham is attached. Those
Officer-in-Charge of AGO school,
the Fourth Regiment monday at who have the
seen portrait consider -
hopes to have Lieut. Commander I
1915 The top guest of the evening it exceptionally well executed -
talk to the
officers in AGO
wa3 Lieut. Robert Calrow a PBY and a remarkable job for a first
this, week about his
training ex-
pilot recently returned from the :
work in oil. '
Aleutians. Mr. Calrow, In an informal periences.The "At all times Lt. Comdr. Cro-

talk, gave the lads some nan keeps his Congressional Medalof
NATTC Section of the Jax ,
real info on their future assignments Air Honor all but hidden under the -
News will give the plates from
and highly complimentedthe which lapel of hU coat" said Graham. .
pictures are reproduced to
work of all aircrewmen
the "It took some adroit brush workto
Features of the evening's enter- enlisted men whose pictures bring it into view This modesty -
appear in the If two or
tainment were J. T. Crouch, a paper. is typical of the Lt. Commander -
more appear in any one picture,
very clever dancer who dropped .
in from boot camp to do his stuff; you'll have to flip for it. Mates. Graham found it a fine experience .
Just stop in at the Public Relations -
Pfc Bob MacDowell of M.A.D., I to work with Lt. Comdr.. Cro
:who is SOME magician; and the Office any day after Monday nan in making the portrait. He

NATTC Jive outfit with "Spooks"and following the date of the pictures soon gained confidence in his ability A)

the Gang. They are big favorites appearances. to work with oils "After all." a > ..

with the aircrewmen. Free he says, "when you are painting Jump A. Graham's first oil painting look like a success from

cokes topped the whole thing off Buy, Buy War Boud4 your own Commanding Officer- here Graham, AOM2c, Is a student In AOM School, and the portrait r

;while the men, listened to the Or well, there Just can't be any fail- Is of Lt. Comdr William Cronan, Offlcer-ln-Cliarge- the school, who

president's speech. Bye, Bye Freedom ures, if you know what I mean." wears the Congressional Medal of honor

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i '8 June, 1944 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Seven


NATTC Boxers > Dual ,Personality Bks 19 Team In The Clouds

......, .. .. ., .. .. .".. '" 4.rTI -... ,

I' To Meet- Camp Wins Meet; "-y .. '. .

Stewart Team- t tt r. Elliott StarsBehind .

The star studded NATTC box- the capable hurling of

Ing squad, which recently annexedthe S. J. Elliott, one of the best pitchers -

team championship of the at the Center, the classy Bks

southeast, has lined up a home 19 team upset TTHM( ) in the finals -

? and home aeries of matches with Monday, 4 to 2, to win the

theiCarnp Stewart ring team as the NATTC Softball touinament. I ,,

first; of eeveral inter-station boxing By winning the tourney, Bks. I

y' showsNsxpectcd to*be scheduled 19 won the right to represent I

here this summer. NATTC against the crack A and I

'' The Navy jnlttmen will meet the R. ten, 1943 Main Side champions.I

Camp"Stewart soldiers there June The game was scheduled for yes-

,4 22 and thrf ;;Army team will come terday.

here for,,a return go oft June 30. J Elliott held TTHiM) to two hits .
as Bks. 19 claimed the early sea- ;;
Willing to lay their title on the .4 "

line at any and all times, the local I son championship of the Center.It .-,,- ., _. .. __ A.....
tram also has issued challenges to was Elliott's third tournament I II It's not a Corsair zocming

the Marines at Paris Island, S. C., victory. In the semi-final round, over NATTC, but Just Jack SIiter -

the St Augustine Coast Guard, I he turned in a classy onehitteras %' SpAlc( ) keeping in practice -

NAS at Pensacola, NAS at Banana Bks 19 whipped Bks 18, by 6 at pool No. 1. ShUu, a

,JUver, and Camp Blanding. to 0; and in the opening round, swimming instructor, was in the
he pitched his team to a 6-3 decision big time as a diver before lie
A rematch also has b)>en" offered -
over Bks 51. Bks 19 cur- entered! the Navy He began his,
to the Charleston Coast
'I rently is in second place in the aquatic career in 1939 when he
hard team. NATTC tJt'f..atedtht'
1 ':- First Regiment League with two appeared in Billy Hose' Aqua
Coast Guardsmen here recently -
triumphs and one defeat. aide with Johnny >\eismu :ll..r.
5 bouts to 1, to take the
1) southeastern championship TTHM( ) reached the finals by In 1910 he was the dicing star

nosing out TTM, 1 to 0. Donelan of the Water Follies at the New
I crown from the Charleston
1 fighters.The pitched a three-hit game for TTH York World's Fair and also appeared
(Mt", while Babick of TTM losta in the Water Follies at
same team members that : No, !Mates, 'ou're not seeing double. It's Wrestler Al Sinibaldi "So
heartbreaker he allowed but
outpointed the Charleston lads are I Boxer Al Stnibaldl. Al, popular boxing instructor at NATTC, formerly as Miami I
hit. Donelan also in theopening' .
won -
one !

: Stewart, which is near Savannah, the Navy, he held the light heavyweight championship of New as ) SOFTBALL STANDINGS
TTD-1 5 i to 2.
Ca. They ale Charlie Dedmon, 128; England.. After joining the Navy, he had a tour of duty aboard the per by (RennlU thrnuch t)

Eddie Barnett, 135; AI Highers IJJbS Wyoming lie was stationed in Cubit for a time, during whichhe In other first round tilts, played First JveclmentTeam -
off the Cuban light heavyweight champ. Now he is usinghis last Thursday, TTM stomped "".. Loot IVt.
138; C. W. Fields, 155; Howie polished Bks 1 5 0 1U))
Brodt, 154; and Alabama Dubose, skill to help train student In ring art.HATtCews TTA-1, by 13 to 2, as Babick held Bks. !51 2 0 1,<*H>
174. A heavyweight bout may be ---- the losers to three hits; and war-I Bks. :3 2 2 ,!;()O
den outpitched Fasanella of Bks. 4Bks. 2 3 ...00
added. Dedmon, Barnett, Highers ReelFast 6 2 3 .410
t as Bks 18 downed Bks 1 by 4 to 2. I
and Brodt are boxing instructors, Bks. 5 1 2 .250
It was Fasanella's first loss of the I Bks. 2 :1. 4 ..200Second
the latter two being members of I _____
Look out Mates, season against four wins, but the
Detachment. worker. ,
the Marine Aviation
is practically House Mother for and Third Regiments
of Bks defeat doesn't count in league
The ]local boys will be after revenge or Frank Cimncione S2c, Dan Fitch's show girls. With such record. Team 11'an JC rrl
against the Army team The 1ill make it a runaway race an attractive acquaintanceship, Bks. 18 3 0 1.1100
Hamrick theShip's The two teams in each of 2 1 .t.b7
for dates with Neva top Bks. 19
Camp Stewart boxers defeated Grybos ought to be one of the
the four enlisted men's leagues Bks. IS :2 1 Mb7
NATTC here last] February, 5 to Service photo department'slittle most popular sailors on the sta- Bks. 21 1 1 .500
3 Our team has been considerably morale builder. He's already tion with his mates. were entered in the tourney. Bks, 17 0 2 .000
Games in the opening rounds on 0 3 ..000ret.
completed a portrait of her. Bks. 20
Improved since then, and the ring No tickee, no wa-sTiee." R, M. :M.: and knocked out
Thursday Friday
men will make the trip with the Studying too h n. rd. "Randy"Pence
Rosse, S2c, of Barracks 51, spends the schedules in the American and League
pole purpose of bringing home some S2c. of Bks 19, thinks thathe's 'I a lot of his liberty time in Jack- One Team Men ;It .
Leagues. was
of that Georgia bacon. studying too hard and con- game Gunnery 4 4 1.000
much : sonville visiting with the Chinese played in the National, TIT down- Tech. Training 3Administration .750
--- --- centrating a little too on : !
t = laundrymen so that he can get the ing TTG-O, by 7 to 3. 2 :.500
electricity] He's in M-6 of the latest rumors from the Orient. Bilftade 2 2 .500)
AEM School and swears that lately In the Officers' League, Gunnerytook Ordnance 1 3 .250
Stickler And Elliott China
Rosse was brought up in ,
I Bombsight: 0 4 #.tJOO)
undisputed possessionof
] he spends so much time in electrical and speaks Chinese fluently. He over .

,\Vin Bond Poster Prizes"This work that when he puts his thinks the Chinese are doing a first place as Billy Kinkopf National LeaguerrM

head down near the bedsprings to magnificent! job against the Japsin twirled his fourth victory of the "" 11 ". Ji Fr'.
hundred dollar War Bond rest he gets the Morse code! This of their lack of season He gave Technical Train- 3 1 .7:>0
goes right in the old sock," says I would be okay, he tells us, if he Class spite R-44. ought to use R. M. M. ing only two hits and struck out TTT TTD-1 ::1 3 2 1 .WO.
Earl Stickler, S2c, winner of first James but eight men as Gunnery won, 3 to 0.
: could only get Harry ; Rosse to sing out the cadence TTB .500
2 s
prize in the Independence Day I IJ he's fed up with just getting avia- I in Chinese! It would give their Another shutout was recorded in TTK ..500
War Bond Poster Contest, which I tion radio signals. the loop as Pitcher Korade of Ord- TTG-O 0 5 .<100
i marching unit a certain flair and ___
ended 31 held the Administrationteam
May. nance
Swing song There's a swing" distinction. I American League

.4, Asked how Kong that goes, "It must be jelly Daring young man on the fling to three hits for a 1 to 0 Team "fill ift r.t.
triumph Lieut. Roy Womach, thelosing' I TT A-I 3 0 1.000
shake like
'cause! jam Barracks 20 has a cham-
he the trapeze. '
got idea moundsman, five TTHM( 3 >00
that." With special reference to pion in its mid t. He's a lad from gave up TTIUD) 2 ,2y .300

for his prize- the two plump members of theXA'fTl' New York City, and when he gets hits but was handicapped by the TTQ 1 2 :.333
I lack of a short center fielder. Only 1 3 ..260
winning poster, Raiders I TTR
Air "Speedy"Kareff on flying] rings or a trapeze, he nine Administration players were TTS 0 1 .000
"Stick" said and ""Tats Cresce, the floats thru the air with the greatest -":. -
hand for the
that it was a new WAVE canary, :Mary Cody, of ease. He's the New York on game.

natural to use sings It a new wa)'. "It must be City champion on the parallel bars, With Lieut (ijg) William Crow New Books In the NATTC
four-hit ball Brigade
the Declaration Cret.ce 'cause "Speed don't trapeze and flying rings, and twirling Library
9) to 1.
t I of Independence shake, quite like that!" Mary placed third in 1940 in the flying bumped Bombsight, FICTION:
tilts Bks 3
In First I
i for a decorative Cody, by the way, Is' attachedto rings event at the National Ama- Regiment The Broken Arc, l'\' Mitt McjrnlTlg.Chronicle .
outpointed Bks 5 by 6 to 5, Bks 6 ef Pawn, h> Rumen Sencer.Ileaisn ) .
but with theSATI'C
background as Main Side, sings teur Championship competition.
. t whipped Bks 2 by 11 to 5, and the i |In Diamond"( by K tWtcn
I .., V the idea of the : swing, band. A\e approveof Plenty pooped. Charlie Griffith, leading Bks 1 team won by Moore KnlKht
., Karl Stickler poster is to this sort of teamwork, especially AEM 3c, and Al Gorechi AEM 3c, league I limit I* Ton High, bj' Mildred Mas-
forfeit Bks 4. Bks 6 was virtually -
teison MrNellly!:
when :Main Side' lends usa M-32 certain distinction by
urge everyone to buy an extra gave a handed its victory nine hills fI' home, by Cut'til Martin.
bond on Independence Day. gal as pretty and talented at | passing the difficult AAA swim- receiving walks in the first Open! I-Iire! t>Y Alec Hudson.
"' the Air Raiders', new thrush ming test. It requires towing a The Pass. by Thomas Sa\af ,
Chief Archie Elliott, of the I inning. The Students of :!palato, by IstvOQ
She'n !slated to gi\e out with a shipmate 220 yards on an Impro- '
Technical Training Department, Warden tossing a four-hitter as Tam;)!!,
couple of feature tonight at the vised float and then'swimming a
:\tl1"-I-'U'TIOS: .
also] used a Stirring American Bks 18 took first place in the
.. jamboree", and we predict that mile Air Arrobfttiri Are Katy: by DtUlUl
theme with his Second and Third Regiments
poster captioned the ,how.Stagf' i Johnson Brimm.I .
she will be the hit of Hats off Department. Thanks to
"The Spirit of '76" to take second League with a 5 i to 0 victory over Album of American lllttory, l>y James
door Johnny. Frank Gry- Lt ( ) Wurl and the Welfare De-
jg I I Truslow Adams.
Pitcher Zimmerman and
s. place in the contest. Six naval activities Bks 20.
bos AOM3c. of Barracks 69. is a partment, the "Rec" rooms are get- Rurnmic An Empire: t>' Stewart II.
s i. in the Outfielder of Bks 16 each
participated contest Riley
I .
I Holbiook.reentry
lad whQ gets around. About the s I of new chairs, and as
a with NATTg men taking both first ting plenty rapped three hits in a 10 to 8 triumph C'nred, by Homer Croy.Maxim .
., and second prizes. principal place he gets around to 'I' result, more of the fellows can en- over Bks 19. Third Base- I Litiinoff, by Arthur U JamI'opt'
is the stage door entrance of the joy the rooms. Ship's Service continues ,
-------":.. man Mancinelli of Bks 19 also got The rleaniire .( Sailing, by yUfffd
!iF Temple Theater in Jacksonville. He to expand and improve. Latest -
I blows home
three including one Stanford.
Zip your lip; save! a ,ship spends so much time there that he addition isa large new section run. I A Treasury ef Science, edited by Harlow -

I for_ haberdashery such___n as-- shoes., Shapley.
shirts ties and uniforms. Fellows I fader the llridre, by Ferris Gru".ht.
New Ship's Service Store Opens I'who have been stationed at numerous bus, Howe simply seats himself Wajt of the Weather, by \V. J. Humphrc -
> 's. -%
I beside the gal and waits too. "It'sthe >
other Air Stations it's
r 1 say special brand of after shave -
_, #IIt the best Ship's. Service Storesthey've lotion that gets 'em," he says Buy, Buy War Bonds

seen.There's "After a little chit chat I just or

I always one who make with the loff." I Bye, Bye FreedomBULKHEAD
doesn't: get the word. When Barrack ----
s 65 team "failed to show"

i the other day, the Softball play-

I era of Barracks 61 figured they

had another easy win by virtueof .

k I a forfeit. They just' hadn't seen I

the' notice that the Fourth Navy o

T Kegiment's league has been disbanded .

for two weeks'" l \ .

C E Morrison, AOM3c, of class

B-ll, worked on bombsights for

12 years in civilian life, but had \

to attend the Navy's 16 week

Bombsight School at NATTC to

t really get the word on Bombsights.Gus .

I Ii Letchas, SpA2c, of the Phys-

,i ical Training Department grabs

the sports page daily to see how

his brother Charlie, third baseman

.",a thx for the Philadelphia National

League made out the day before.

r J. y4 Gus played plenty of football for t.

I' Georgia and for the NATTC Air FAY NQ. dttDfR

I Raiders so he's letting his brother I
I' v
: *" handle the baseball department for I

the family. ,

sit The NATTC Ship' Service was further enlarge this week with New technique. Bill Howe, S2c, I

the opening of a new and greatly expanded "Parachute Shop." The of Barracks 51, is the envy of his

space formerly occupied by the Ch pla.Jn'M Offices wan added to pals because he's gotten to know "

for girls in town. He uses :{ ; _. ., -.d.
the merchandise store and converted Into an attractive: shop bo many "- -

uniforms, shoe, shirts and other apparel. Thin new shop 1etfor both what he calls his "Bus Stop technique 1' ;' ( ", r ,

officers and enlisted men. This is part of a steady program of store with after shave ]lotion" ..' .

Improvement planned; by Lieut. Commander John 1>. I'atterfcon, Whenever he spots a pretty girl -, ".

NATJTC Ship's! Service Officer: and his staff sitting on the bench waiting for a "Toss Ya For'It, Sir, Dotl bJeOrNutJun

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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 8 June, 1944

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Candidates For The Naval A ir Station Boxing Team Jax Terminal l Is Next Recruit Center,

Foe For NAS Fliers A and R, AdvanceIn

Larry Baldwin, AMM2c will
probably draw the hurling assignment Station Softb
when the Naval Air
I Station baseball team plays Its Most significant developmed_

next home game Tuesday in the Station Softball league dutin@i -
against the Jax Terminal nineon the past week were A and R's;
4 '>ra Mason Field at :5 p. m advance to tie 0 and G for the

Lieut Marty McDonough leadership of the National Leagueand
ir 4 1 ri : Flier coach, was dickering for Recruit Center's ousting of

I a game this Sunday with the Docks-Ferries from first placajn',4| ,
Hendiicks Field Army team of the American League "" .

I I Sebring, Fla., but no definite A and R took two: 'gerr eslterat. ,*
L\L\ scheduling has yet been made, ing VO-VCS, 6 to2*.hd' Store. .\I(

I The Air Station will play. a keepers, 17*to 0. :JFteanHt ,C uter ?'
I return game with Mayport at upset Cooks-Bakers.4;)! to 3 and

Sanders Field late this month. Hospital, 7 to 2. ;f ;..
A rematch with the St.
Augustine .
I A and R's starsortth.#.:-week
Coast Guard is also set for
y Pointek 'r PJ W'l-and
were: Kupp )
f this month, The Stars and .
l Fliers were rained out last Demkowski. RecrultfCenter's aces'were
I : Parlor, Chltty Toole and
i Schumaker. Polntex held VOVCSto
i I four hits. He also had three hit,
j i ii 1 I 15 Big Leaguers Are Now one a triple against the Stoie-

On In HawaiiansMany
Duty VPB-2 ((1) held Personnel to one

former big league base- hit but lost. Curry, pitcher for the
ball players are now on duty with loser's, yielded eight walks.
the Navy in the Hawaiian Islands one hit went to Shortstop T.

In the group are: Joe Grace, Results for the week:

Browns; Barney McCoskey, Tigers League, Parachute Loft, beat Dia-
; Pee Wee Reese, Dodgers; ---

This it the first group of candidates to report to IJetit E idle Adams, XAS boxing coach, second row, cato, Athletics; Johnny Lucadello, l.tAUUt:
extreme right. The If'athf'r-throwf'r8 are taking daily workouts front 1500: to 1700 In preparation for Browns; John Winsett, Dodgers; W L.

a busv season ahead First row 1. to r. Willie Stages, Sir, Boathouse: CI>de ferry Sic Seaman Guard; : George (Skeets) Dickey and Jack O A and and R G q 9 1 I Q{
Hallett White
Ad drill. Sic. .A and R. Ch xp. (\ ) Jack Lurarelli, Physical! Training; Norman :hvensen. .\:\11Se., Sox; Vern Olson, Personnel T 'l '
A ant R, and George Schaefer. S2c. Phjslcal Training. Second row, Henry Ilathara, SC 2c, SSA; DkkIx Cubs; Tom Ferrick, Cleveland; Parachute Loft b :I
*, BM: io, Seaman Guard: :Mickey Finn, Mr, Physical Training; Cal Cagni, Sp (A) lc, Shore Patrol; Athletics Hugh Casey. Dodgers; Bob Harris, Dispensary' 6VOACb 3 4 :
and Walt Masterson
Horton llenton, AM: 2c, A and 1C; Chris Lemia, .-\\1\1: ; 2c, salvage; and Carlo Silva, KM: So, Kadar. ; and VPB 2 <2> ::1 5
-. --------- Arne Anderson, Washington. Comm St. :I 5Storekeepers ,
IVPB h j h
. : 2 (Ii) 1 7 j
iJ4d Bu Pers and AAU Clarify Status of Louis' Record Is Marine Bk* 0 6
Tops Photo Lat 0 4

Amateur Athletes Now In NavyA Sgt. Joe Louis, world's heavy- tHMC\X: I.\.HK: ; ..

weight champion, has had 57 pro- W L. '.1. r
Recruit Center J<> 1 .; .'
series of eight principles governing the status of amateur fessional fights, winning 49 by Dorks. -Ferrle* 1) 1 '
athletes now in the Naval Service has been adopted by the Bureauof I knockouts, seven by decision and \' 4 5 2 I.
y Naval Personnel. These principles, clarifying previously announced losing only one Max Schmeling VM Hangir 6 5

sports policies of the Navy, have been arrived at in cooperation with I beat Louis June 19, 1936 in the Seaman Hospital Guard 'I 3 5 3 ; ,
the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States and will be carried 12th round at Madison Square Boathouse 't 5 ;
out in conjunction with the AAU. Gaiden In their second meeting, Main Galley :i it ','

The prim'I pies are as follows: Louis flattened him in less than T 4VF 4 Ordnance :2 4..I !7 5
1. The tatu* of an Individual before sfonal either aa an Indhldual or a. two minutes. I Ship StoreCooksBikers :2 !5 "
he enters the service shall be de- team member. based lIolt'ly on his status 1 7
lei mIned I. e., professional or amateur prior to entering the service unless I
By Edmund Walsh Y2c I '. hf'vided loses In paragraph his" amateur 7. atatus as pl'o- Carey Ran WildMax pensary 3 to 2: Commissary
2. He shall be maintained In that
Stewards out Marine Bar
Lt. (jg) Tom Killefer, who status for the duration of the war Carey, one of baseball's edged
3. Regard lens of status an racks 6 to 5, Dispensary nosed
recently returned here from Individual In the !Navy;previous Is eligible to ,. nt'H': 't' 1.ACH't: ; : most famous base stealers, led the out VPB 2 ((2)), 2 to 1; 0 and G
the Pacific with of four on service teams as authorized by W. L. national league for 10 years in that
a bag: ''play tripped up VPB 2 ((2)), 11 to 4.;
his Commanding Officer. VPB 2 ((2) 6 0Supply department He stole 738 bases
Jap planes, never did have l Comm. 5 2VF Dispensary defeated VO.VCS, II)
4. The service team may play any during his major league career and
5 5 2 to 9.
trouble knocking down Japs team, professional or amateur' a< authorized vo-ves :5 3 in 1922 was thrown out only twicein
He did it first with baseballsand by the Commanding Officer Operations. 53 attempts to pilfer the next American League VF 4 scoreda
5. No amateur athlete shall be penalized I ,
v i 3 5 to 1 triumph over DocksFer
base, an all time record for eitherof
later with bullets. because he member ofa
plays as a
I VPB 2 (1) 3 3
ties, 14 to 13 win over VM, anda
!; that team the His lifetime
Navy team e\en though Naval Hoap 2.4 major leagues.
In 1937 while student at Stan-
a .
may occasionally play against professionals I Dispensary ,1 2 batting average was 285 and only 5 to 3 decision over the Hospital
ford university he was hurling .lands 2 6 14 players in modern baseball I : Docks-Ferries took a 4 to 2

against the visiting VVaseda university I 6. If an Individual was a professional Public' Works 1.6 I from Seaman Guard; TI..
his total of 2.665 hits. He spent
: prior to the service, heIs 1
of Tokto one afternoon. His entering INAOTC I
the Boathouse 9 to 1.
not eligible to compete In A. A. U fifteen years with the Brooklyn walloped
first pitch a sharp breaking curve tournament. either as an Individual or IoiTI'UtNT; nnC'tH": : Dodgers, winding up his major I but lost to VM 7 to 6: and VF 4
caught the Jap batter square on "I as a team member of any team, In- W L. league playing career in 1929, Ordnance beat Ship's Store. 4 to 1.
the head cluding a Navy team. Gunnery 8 0
VPB 2 (2) officers' lead
---- -- ---- ( league
Another Jap batter faced Kille- 7. If an Individual was an amateur 2 2T4
VPB 2 (1) 1 er beat VO-VCS officers 11 to 6
prior to entering the service and sublequently ;
fer and again the ball headed to- as an Individual 01 as a I) 3 Yanks Set Fast PaceThe Supply Commissary decisioned A
ward the For the second i 2
plate. team member competes against professionals -
Vol'4ly g
; and R, 19 to 4 Public Works wona
time that afternoon a Jap batter I for Ms own personal profit New York Yankees have ;
went down. notwithstanding the above provisions: \'PB 2 (2) 0 0 won 14 pennants and 10 Wot Id'a 14 to 13 slugfest from NAOTC;
he shall lose Ms amateur status In the ,S1'\TIO NARAI.1.: since 1923 when I VF 5 eked out a 4 to 3 win from
Young Tom, who) did some Championships
A. A t However If such professional
fancy clunking for the Air Station competition Is authorized by hU Commanding Allllembly and Repair W.5:2 L.: they won their first flag The late i' Supply Commissary; VO-VCS won
while he was a cadet In1Ht. Officer and In for (the benefit NATTC Blueackela 4 3 Miller Huggins was at the helm 11 to 5 from Operations; A and R t'
of his station or other official fund beat the Hospital, 5 to 2,
Seaman Guard 4 4
for the first six pennants and Joe
waited five'vear* before he I
or recognized charity and the approval l I
; NATTC Marines 2 6a31 the '
Gunnery won only
got other Jap In his sljjhts. lie or the Navy Department has been McCarthy for the other eight. The game
,till couldn't 1111.,". With the tamed, his status as an amateur / Yanks have won seven of the last played in the student officers'league

Skull and C ringbone" squadron, | not be ImpaIred. Ob-I' Buy, Buy War BondsOr eight American League pennantraces I 4 to 0, !
8. An Individual regardless of
--- ---
and six of the last eight !
lie not only got four Jap but lie team affiliation will continue
.hoot participated In raid on the be eligible as an amateur or pnofe Bye Bye Freedom world Series. I Zip your Up; save ashp!
-- -- -- -- -
eit>MIIv which netted his squadron -- -

lit Jap plane lestrojf- In the Enlisted Men Here Form Voluntary Life Saving Corps On Own Time I
air; pint two on the ground, the
Miiall cargo ships" and 16 troop
and supply barge sunk; 8,000 v M .
combat hours, more sorties than K 6 h Iya .

any other Solomon !>aes Mua
ron, 90 mission protecting shipping .
/ with ne\er a ship being hit. t
Son of "Red" Klllefer, former St 1r v y a (
Louis Cardinal coach and manager ..
jof several Coast League clubs, and
nephew of Bill Killefer, former big

league: manager, young Tom was a *
Phi Beta Kappa student at Stanford 4 tIle' .
and attended Harvard i I'ni-

verslty Law school before entering
the Navy as a cadet. t' k
A ,
Even when Tom was pitching iCFo (a '
for the Fliers under Lt Comdr. 4 i. t ,
George Earnshaw he was botheredby 1 }
wildness but he wasn't aimingat
Japs and wasn't quite wild

enough to bean anyone.
Last Saturday at 'NAAS Green
Cove Springs Lt (Jg) Klllefer.
who is now on duty there as an !

instructor. was awarded the Pur-
ple Heart, which he merited whilein
combat over Rabaul

\\e h<>|>>>e that jour second tour
of duty here 1 U an pleasant alij

the first. 11. Klllefer, and that,
no matter how many of jour
curve bull nils t the corner, you
still retain the knack for givingthe

K. O to the JaI" V4'
i Iar
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I .) a

NAS Skeet Team

Wins From NAGSThe '

Naval! Air Station skeet :

team defeated the NAGS school

squad list Tuesday night 477x445: j + .
and 447x423 at the NAS range.
Lt, Comdr Charles Seymour of Organising what may IM the first voluntary group of life savers In the Navy, three enlisted meiPnre standing duly watches at the main
the Air Station squad was high I station pool back of Slilp' Srvle.. They are first row U, Ileu.lriX AMM 2i, ,\. ellert, AM Z<>; C. Mulvanlj, AM 2c; r. Peterson. AIWJe

ni: n, getting 99x100: He had a ; K. I'rUbfo, AM 2o; and W Vickers. AMM 2<-, Second row: J. Graham, i S lc.; M J. Ward, ACM, C. White, AM 2c; It. N. iterittt, 8 lc.
run of 83 shots without a miss I II USCO; I'*. Wulotrynow&kl, AM lc; J, Kufflno. AMM So; II, Nasser. AM 2v: and C Woolfnon. Si| (A) lc. Third row: (I. Hlak **rV*. Sp| (A)
4 Herrick Sp (G)2c) was high for I Ir; J. Knatko, Str; W. Wi** mry, AM 2nKennler

NAGS with 94x100 I inttrwtor. '


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