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'U:': VOL. 2 No. 18
... 20 July, 1944


p k' An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command



2 Members AOTC You Could Pitch a Real Liberty With This Naval Personnel

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} Staff Get Medals ro' ; ,, 7. ; Assured Chance -

t.NAVY JACKSONVILLE.(FLA. 20 July 1944 341, 550 .

,t From Adm. McFall I E 1n iimm nf tb ur lllni1lb. Jtatr t'sso ;. .J To Cast Ballot

Comdr. Chillingworth and .:. .***> > Lt. Comdr. Justin A. Shook

rO'; Lieut. McFarland Honored; ,... 'auucm :;' '> In Of
PAY clue one hundred s.Y ttty...r & and Charge Widespread

t.:;. Capt. Peck fc Decorated t' 50/10O dollars. ,. .. '. $ 1,000,177.50: ..::' >.," '. j Program On This Station

TowtQtaexor "
O. (Photo On Page Two) XHS PAY tA3lER CtXIE1U.L.W TEB SAVI' : ..:. '. '; i "Voting is the sacred privilege ota

i In a brief but impressive ceremony f : .... .. ...\ citizen In a democracy," Secretary -
,. Y held Monday at the .. '> '
morning ....aG" .ICt4 1It1< of the Navy James Forrestal
'.'.: Jacksonville Naval Air Station, (r Proceed Proa .. declared recently.
Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall, Sale or Bonds That the U. S. Navy Intends to
; Chief of Naval Air Operational .. .. .
4 safeguard the voting rights of all
r- Training, awarded metals to .' .' 5 t ()
of its eligible voters whenever
i' ., Comdr Curtis E. Chillingworth corps. n 6na, ., possible made clear
L .--- 3'17'- was crystal
and his Lieut.headquarters Frederick A.staff McFarlandof and to I'> ,'f.: .,... ;;; --.QI:!IR' FltOVtS1AS-REQUiRK I I'nft<: ... this week. Machinery has been set

Capt. Edwin R. Peck, command- Here's a piece of paper that's worth a fortune. It's a copy of a check for $1,000,177 s.gncd: by Lt. in motion at this Station and its
Ing officer of the NAOTC tvalnlng (jg) Helen Clemson of the Station War Bond Office and sent to the Paymaster General of the Navy. satellite fields to facilitate the ex-
'. station at Vero Beach Fla. The figure represents the amount of cash collected by the War Bond Office from 1 July until yesterday.The ercise of your voting franchise in
Comdr. Chillingworth, legal and Navy's Independence Day Extra War Bond drive sent the sales soaring. The biggest previous the nationa lelections this fall.
public relations officer for the check ever made out here before by the War Bond office was for $519,68-1 after the 1043 Pearl Harbor Lieutenant Commander Justin A.
Shook has been appointed the
NAOTC, received the Bronze Star campaign.
Station Voting Officer and each
medal In recognition of 20
of distinguished service in years the Aircrewmen From From Jax its department assistant and voting division officers.will have

Naval Reserve, and Lieut. McFar- I Pacific Sailor $36,500 Voting officers at satellite

land, assistant patrol plane train- fields are: L!eut. J. L. Doerschuk

ing Star officer in lieu of was a second awarded Air a Medal Gold VPB2 ((2)) GetDecorations Eligible ForOrganization WAVES To Aid In Lieut.NSNR,U.NAAS II. Hunter Municipal Jr., USNR No. 1,;

for meritorious achievement as a NAAS Mayport; Lt. (jg) W. II.
patrol bomber pilot in the central Floating 2 Boats Mathis, USNR, Cecil Held; Lt.
Pacific war zone. Several weeks ago the JAX (jg) L. P. Williams, USNR,
Capt. Peck's award was the Three naval aircrewmen, former Ant NEWS conducted a campaign IS A AS Green Cove Springs: ; Llet.
Legion of Merit medal, presented members of the first squadron of to determine how manyon Jacksonville WAVES will help Comdr. W. A. Flagg, USNR Naval -
to him for "occupjlng positions l- land-based Navy Ventura bombersto this Station were entitledto float two PT boats on 30 July, Air Gunners SchooL
of high responsibility andtrust" the Women's Reserve birthday an-
go into action in the South or membership in the organIZation Also on this Station voting of-
in the Pacific war theater niversary, with their purchase of
known the "Ancient
Central Pacific were awarded Air ficer fo rthe Marine Barracks,
and for being "largely Instrumental Order of Shipwrecked Sailorsof over $36.500 worth of bonds dur-
Medals NAS
during Saturday morning Jacksonville, is First Lieut.
In the : of War Bond
organization the South Seas" ing the Fourth July
inspection ceremonies.The VV. R. Callaham USMCR and at
of farces, planning of missions The fast week letter fromA. Drive. Of this amount :Main
the Naval this Station
honored aircrew men, all Hospital on
and successful night operations Station WAVES contributed $35-
G. Vrooman, AMMl/c, came
Chief Pharmacist R. E.
rated as aviation rnd'omen! second Tribby,
k- against the enemy from the Pacific, saying "I saw 137.50, and those of Cecil and Lee
,:;.. In awarding the Bronze Star to class, were C? T. Baer, \Vals- this clipping In Fields $90000 and $52500 respectively USN
Comdr. Chillingworth, Admiral Mc- enburg, Colo.; W. P. Copus, Allen which is sent your to paper once Lt. (jg) Gertrude Van F'irst, you're going to get a form
Fll praised him for his "complete Texas, and R. L. Sutton, In a wh'le copy by a I am Sickle, of Main Station, Joined the pcstrard application for a state
loyalty and unselfish devotion to Mlddletown, Ohio.Presentation sending In the clipping I was Thousand Dollar Club. absentee ballot. These postcardswill
duty," and remarked that "noonein of the medals was on the USS Hornet when It was The WAVES' national goal for be distributed to all hands on
the Naval Air Operation Train- made by Captain Walton W. Smith, Mink on Oct. 26, 1912. I would the recent campaign was $1.080- the Main Station 19 August.
ing Command deserves a distinc- commandant. like to join this organization." 000, for the construction of the two These cards simply ask for the
tion such as this more than Cmdr The Ventura squadron with motor torpedo boats which are to information required by law to determine -
Chillingworth" which Radiomen Baer Copus and be launched, one on the east coast, your eligibility. These
Comdr. Chillingworth a na Sutton flew, left this country for Son Of Famous the other on the west on 30 July, cards ask for a ballot and you are
tive of West Palm Beach, Fla., the Pacific war zone in the springof : as part of the national birthday to designate whether the ballot you
where he has been Palm Beach 1943 and returned early this "Teddy" Dies celebration. derire is for the primary, generalor
County judge and Circuit Court year. During this period it partici- : The best record by any of the ,I special election. They also ask
judge for over 21 years, was an pated in Naval air operations in stations in the NAOTC, according what branch of the service you are
enlisted man during the early the Gilberts and Marshalls area, In France to Lieut. Edith Stalling Directorof In. ( All you have to check is "arm-
days of the first World War, flying from Funafuti and Tarawa. Women's Reserve was made by ed ser"ioe' ")
Brigadier General Theodore 56 WAVES of Vero Beach,
later commission the
winning a as
The squadron was the first It is taken for granted that
Roosevelt Jr, 56, of you
ensign and serving on fighting son whose bonds totaled $18,93750,
land-based bombing squadron to are a citizen of the U. S. Then you
the beloved and the fa-
in the North Atlantic. "Teddy, cash value, averaging over $315
Now leave of absence operate from Tarawa after its tis r of Theodore Roosevelt III, at must fill in your date of birth, the
on as apiece.
Senior Circuit Court of the capture by U. S. forces and one one time attached to this Station number of years you have been a
15th Judge of the first aviation units to attack died in France at 11:45 Wednes- resident of the state from which
Florida Judicial
Comdr. Chillingworth has District served the Jap-held Island of day night from a heart attack. Softball Campaign you seek a ballot, the number of
Nauru. Death came as he rested in years you have been a resident of
as legal officer for the Sixth and quietly Twenty-one games will be play-
According to the citations which a captured German truck. that state immediately precedingyour
Seventh Naval Districts and in his ed in the summer softball leaguefor
War II. In October 1941 he serv- accompanied the Air Medals of the Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt II, has WAVES. This tournament was application for a ballot, what
present capacity during Worlded three Jacksonville aircrewmen, taken an active part in the present begun this week with Supply defaulting city, town, or village and county
as aide to the Florida State they "successfully completed com- : war as Red Cross field direc- to A&R and Synthetic you are a resident of and your
Selective Service Director, St. Au- bat patrols, searches, reconnaissance tor in England, having served in scoring nine runs to T-5's one. street number or rural route.
gustine, Fla. bombing and mine-laying I that role since July 1942. I All games will be played In the You must designate your voting
Comdr. Chillingworth is a grad- missions in the face of enemy anti I. One son, Captain Quentin Roose- WAVES area each Monday and district (to the best of your knowl-
uate of the University of Florida. aircraft fire and enemy fighter velt, namesake and nephew of an- I Tuesday at 1900. Continued on Page Seven
His wife the former Miss Marjorie opposition. other famous Roosevelt who was
C. McKinley of White Plains, '"Throughout these operations," killed in aerial combat in France
N. Y., and three daughters residein the citations continue, "they during World War I, has playedan USS Satterlee Proves
West Palm Beach. I brought damage to the enemy Installations active! part in the present war
Capt. Peck, presented the Legion and rendered valuable being wounded in the battle of Tu Raid '
of Merit by Admiral McFall, assistance in the successful nisia. According to press reportshe Mettle In D-Day
returned to this country from the campaign to drive the Japanese talked with his father a few
Pacific combat zone only two from the Central Pacific area." hours before his death.
A British Port (Delayed).-She steamed out of here invasion -
Another son, Ensign Cornelius
months ago. A graduate of the I Besides the Air Medal, Radio-
Naval Academy class of 1923, he man Baer also holds a letter of Roosevelt, has served with the spe- bound, and, when the USS Satterlee returned a few
won his wings at Pensacola in commendation from Admiral Chester cial devices section of the Bureauof days ago, her log showed a proud battle record. It typifiedthe

1926 and has since seen active W. Nimitz, awarded to him for Aeronautics in Washington, like- work of the crack American destroyer fleet operating in
( )duty as a fighter pilot aboard being a crew member in a Ven- wise doing his part in the present the Allied invasion of. Europe. ".
:. v ythe carriers Langley, Saratoga tura that sank two Jap transportsand conflict.A .
son, Theodore Roosevelt IV, UThSatterlee was the first
Lexington and Ranger and as a damaged a third during one within In 20 minutes the shore party was
was born to Lt. and Mrs. Theo- American fighting ship
; patrol plane commander In the attack mission.
in communication with the
dore Roosevelt the third when they range of the French coast on D- ship.
: : were In Jacksonville. Day. Later, single-handed, she cov- Two minutes later the destroyergot
Arc Field of unit her first target directions. Six- J
New Director ered the advance a Ranger
seconds later her batteries
ty roar-
Lieut Col Archibald Roosevelt, on a remote stretch of beach.
brother of Brig. Gen. Commanded by Lt. Comdr. Rob- ed out the first salvo.
Takes Over 'Duties Here Theodore Roosevelt Jr., was ebt W. Leach, USN, the Satterlee All day long the flve-tnchers
blasted the German defenses.
.. wounded by shrapnel on Biak crept in close to the hostile shore
Gunners seldom tar-
., Island in the Pacific on 20 June long before H-Hour as the senior saw their
Allen B. Scarbrough, former hotel man, and a native of Atlanta gets. Firing; data was relayed to
according to word received by his ship of a destroyer trio escorting
Ga. who recently returned to this Station American
as wife from the War Department.Lieut. minesweepers. the ship by the shore party. Con
F.. Red Cross Field Director, is back with his old love. It was at Col Roosevelt had been serv- Ashore the enemy was being trol officers gave range Informa-
"'. this Station in July of 1942 that Scarbrough first became ing with Gen. MacArthur's forcesin blasted by Allied bombers. Thomlneswt"t"pers tion to the gunners. Those aboard
the ship could debris hurtling
the Southwest Pacific. met no opposlt'on.The see
Field Director after receiving preliminary training in Wash- skyward as shells! burst on tar
and sister
Satterlee ship
<: tngton. =1 gets over the ridge atop the
Scarbrough succeeded Ralph side office, are Robert A. Brown went back Into the channel and
beach.It .
Available At
Studebaker as Field Director here Charles Adams, Wm. E. Dietz, W. Stamps brought in the secondary groupof was an amazing demonstration
after directing the activities of the E. Vincent. Victor E. Shelton Is at- Post Office SundaysThe sweepers.! of shore and ship collaboration. \
Red Cross office opened in the Du- tached to the NATTC Red Cross Just before dawn, the destroyerset The Rangers would find a
val County Armory in Februaryof office on this Station.Scarborough U. S. Post Office on the out alone on her second assignment stubborn defensive position and
1943, covering the entire metropolitan had little commentto Station closes at 1700 on week- High on the Cherbourg pen- call for their seagoing artillery.
.:.. area of Jacks9nville. make on his new assignment, days and all day on Sundays but insula, away from the main target Within minutes the Satterlee's
h. t 'N- In the hotel business at Miami but did point out that a Red Cross for the convenience of the Station beaches, small boats containing the guns would smash the strongpolnt. I

f.. '.,: ( Beach prior to the outbreak of the representative is on duty here now personnel the Directory, Station rugged Rangers circled off shore The longest Interval between
r: ...: -.'.war, Scarbrough is married and 24 hours per day. "At one time we Post Office, sells U. S. Postage awaiting H-Hour salvos during the day wos a 20-
has one daughter, Harriett. With had only telephone service at Stamps on week-days from 1700 to At the correct moment the Rangers minute pause when the crew tried :
.,> his wife and family he resides at night," he declared, "but now we 2300 and on Sundays from 0800 to hit the beach and dug in. A to eat K rations. Before they fin- u
;": 004 E. 63th St., Jacksonville. have a man available to handle the 2200. After working hours the entrance shore fire control party from the I !ished the Rangers had again called
Assistant Field Directors under needs of service personnel at all at the West end of the Satterlee struggled with radio for shelling and the meal was In. ,J
Scarbrough, attached to the Main- times." Post Office building must be used. gear, hauling It to vantage point. terrupted.

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 20 July, 1944

Two Nip Carriers Within Trio Receive Medals From Rear Adm. McFall

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Two Days Is An AverageOf "> ','',!i,,' .

1.000 In Any LeagueTwo a

a t
Jap carriers in two days is a likely average in any i

)league and the Navy torpedo bomber squadron of which S Q he 5*

Aviation Ordnanceman Leo G. Kleinow of Rochester Mich., S. _

was a member rated as strictly a "first-division" team in the 5 S

Southwest Pacific circuit.The :
23-year-old flying gunner = + '- ": ...-., ...
now on duty at NAAS Green Cove i Munfcipa'n' r t ,
Springs, recently related his ex- : ,
periences as rear gunner on a tor- '
pedo bomber during both strikes. Far \_ ,) ; .
As the American natal forces SurpassesGoal } .
moved in to engage the Japanese -
force In the Coral Sea,
In Drive
Kk-inow'g torpedo) squadron shot ,
from thtdt"Ck" of the carrier
Lexington with the hope of I Municipal No. 1, this Station's
catching a Jap carrier and newest satellite fielucame
find it they did. Git en the signal I through the Navy's IndependenceCash aw
to attack: they went down War Bond campaign with
through all the steel and flame flying colors '.
the. Japs could throw at them, In fact, Municipal No. 1 exceeded -
knocked out the carrier and escaped its quota by 500 per cent. Witha as t
unscathed. quota of $10,000, Municipal No. 1 r
"How we ever came through wound up the drive with War Bond --
without losing every plane we had, sales of $53,100 '
111 never know," says Kleinow. Lt E. H. Fink USNR War \ S _
"When we made our runs on those Bond Officer for Municipal No. 1,
task forces, we bad come down to directed the drive with the assist-
within 30 feet of the water mak- : ance of Samuel R. Weeks, Sk3s, p:4'5: ;
ing about 120 knots. We had to fly !, and Alvin J. Newman, Y3c, and it {
through a solid wall of fire to I is to one of his aides that most of
drop our torpedoes. I the credit goes. r?
"Those task forces had plentyof I Lt. Fink gave almost entire
protective power and they didn't credit for the fine record Weeks. !
t have to hit us. If they had laid a I who organized a whirlwind cam- fjt
five-inch shell in front of us the paign that resulted in each per-
concussion Mould have knocked usl i son averaging $140 in cash bond
out of the air. Yet we were hardly purchases.Var .
touched. I guess our number just J Bond work is nothing new -
p i\ wasn't up." I to Weeks, who as one of the lead-
Although there is probbaly no ers of the Nation's Fourth War
more dangerous mission than tak- Loan Drive in Birmingham Ala.,
ing on a carrier, the Navy aerial played a major role in putting that
a gunner lists as his closest call their city over the top with 38000000. v
torpedo attack on a lowly tanker. I Weeks was active in civic work
.. There were 13 TBDs!' flying In before entering the Navy. He
their squadron that clay as they was a director of the Birmingham
left the deck of the "Lex." It Chamber of Commerce and also
was a mission' that called for was president of the Birmingham
flying across 125 miles of uncharted I Junior Chamber of Commerce,
jungle and mountains to which is recognized as one of the \ 3,4'
/ wallop a Jap task force that was largest and most vigorous young : : ; S
attempting to bring reinforcements men's organizations in the country.
I to the Nip strongholds on He was also associated with vari-
New Guinea. Just the flight ous other civic projects in Ala- !'
alone was one of extreme danger 'bama's largest industrial center
t 118 borne of the unknown mountain I Complimenting all the crew on .
peaks reached as high as I I the War Bond success, Comdr. C.
f 1 SOOO feet. I F, Nieberle, Skipper of MunicipalNo.
The flight was made successfullyand I 1. said: "The Navy gave- us 1
tbey caught the Jap task forceat I a job to do of at least a $100 War y
sea. The torpedo bombers unleashed Bond per man. We did it in typi-
C a shattering attack. A Jap I cal Navy fashion, with a little to
&. cruiser, a destroyer and two troop spare."
transports went down under the ---- ----- --- ---
concussion of their torpedoes. from the concussion In ceremonies held Monday three Naval otileers received medals for outstanding services, from
"They let go with a three-inch "Another foot or so," he recalled Rear Admiral A. C. McFall. In the top photo (left) is Commander C rl Chillingworth, well known
shell," he explained, "and it exploded "and we would have been Florida jurist, who was presented the Bronze Star medal for 20 years of distinguished service in the
i near us. We went bouncing; blown from the sky." Naval Reserve. At the right, seated, Is Admiral McFall. In the lower photo Admiral McFall, left,
congratulates Lieut. Frederick A. Me Far land, who was awarded the Gold Star In lieu of a second Air
;: She Instructs Student Pilots Medal for meritorious achievements In the Central Pacific while at the right Is Captain Kdwln R
( Peck, commanding officer of NAOTC training station at Vero Reach, who received the legion of
p Merit award for his exploits in the Pacific war theatre.
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Action TakenTo Wounded American An Appeal Is

r a I Soldiers, Sailors
Conserve Made To Get
Receive Fast Aid

II Here"Waste Books Back
Paper From a U. S. Naval Base Hospital -

iS paper is the nation's No. in England-An 88 millimeter Hello! Main,<)ide library speaking.
1. critical war material, so essential shell exploded over the back of Do you ever draw books from the-

I the Army Is now preparing to an American soldier stringing Library? Do you ever ask for
salvage what little it can in the cable on the Normandy beach- I I books that are part of the Library
North Africa and South Pacific I
;i I combat zones" declared Donald M. head. Within a matter of hours 'but are "not In" at [ the time you
; Nelson chairman of WPB, recently doctors at this U. S. Naval Base ask for them ? Do you ever wait

--I I Hospital had successfully removed for these books for two or three
r .6 To save paper all hands on this from his left lung a piece of steel weeks? Do you ever wonder why?
FS I Station have been directed to use shrapnel two inches long by one- "Well. I'll tell you" said Librarian -
multiple address envelopes for all and-one-half inches wide. And Emily S. Coit, "and it's not a
I ter,t r I Inter-Station and inter-Depart-I the soldier is getting well today. | military secret, either. That book
'mental Yard Mail communications A paratrooper participating in I you want and have not had a
except of a personal or private nature an air-borne assault suffered a chance to read was drawn by the
These multiple address en- broken leg. Twelve hours after arrival shipmate whom you customarily
1'r velopes must be left unsealed so here doctors had the para- refer to as 'another guy' and Instead -
that they can be used repeatedly. trooper cheerfully hobbling along of being returned at the end .
, Inter-Station or interDepartmental the corridors on crutches. of two weeks it Is being kept days
aI communications of a personal or This is the kind of skilled, swift and weeks and sometimes even
a private nature may be placed in a treatment that U, S. Naval medical months. .
sealed envelope for delivery by officers here are giving Uncle "On occasion there have been
ft Yard Mall provided a "return address' Sam's wounded soldiers and sail- In readers' hands more than 400
I is shown on the envelope ors fresh from the battlefields in books overdue, some from early
} z All undeliverable sealed Yard France. It is giving these men a months of 1044- and some even
new lease on life, a chance to go from 1043
} Mail communications which haveno
I home or an opportunity to fight "These delinquents have been
return address on envelope
:. : again for the liberation of Europe. notified, many of them more than
r I will have to be opened in order ._
.. 'S that they may be returned to the -- Jfc once Do they repent and return
; .: -.,"''.\\t : {' t ) I sender for readdressing. Auction ScheduledAt the missing books ? Sometimes--
' --- ------ -- not as often as you'd think. The
t. 4J Police BarracksAuction figures speak for themselves.
S Use Tax Stamps For There is little that the Library
r e w1. S' of DC clothing and of staff can do about It. You are the
err .. I Sale At PostofficeThe various articles found on the Sta- people who can do something"
tion, including officer's overseas -s.a -
prIIZ Federal Motor Vehicle] Tax caps, cuff links, sun glasses, rings
"' for the 1944-45 fiscal year became fountain pens, watches, identification STATION WEDDINGS
In the life raft shop, of a patrol boat squadron, :Maribel 1 Hutke, due and payable 1 July, 1044 bracelets, and scarfs, sched- Five weddings were performed
" Seaman First Class given instruction to student pilots about how to Stamps are on sale at the Post uled for 1300 on 17 July was post- at Station chapels July 14, 15 and
S.d use, all types of life rafts, about the gear contained in them, including Offices at the Main Station, Re- poned and will be held from 1100 16.
navigation charts and Information about wind' direction and cruit Center, NATTCen, NAGS, to 1300 on 24 July at Police Barracks They were: July 14, Colin Camp- .
ocean current She! checks, to nee that the prop( r life rafts are In Cecil Field, Lee Field, Mayport, building 914. bell Harris and Martha Jean Kin-
, ,> the planes, and places them there if necessary. They must be changed and Jacksonville Municipal No. 1. Notice of the finding of lost ar- nea; Dennis Alfrey Earles andMarceline ..
I every six months, newly tested and repacked. Firebottles and first aid The cost of the stamp for all ticles is published from time to Love Estes; July 15: Albert
: kits also are replenished types of Motor Vehicles and Mo- time in the Plan of the Day. All L. Stovall and June Shoe-
'ire; She enlisted In the Women's Reserve, June, 1913, trained at Hunter torcycles is $5 00. Neither Title or hands who have lost articles are maker; July 16: Harry Theordore
, College, New York, at Naval Air Technical Training. Schools at Registration Certifications are required urged to claim them before 0900, Hansen and Aubrey Marian John-
Memphis Tenn., and Norman, Ok la, and reported here In February to be presented to the Poet 24 July-otherwise' they will be son; Roland IL Kenton. and DorisA.
t 1944. Office. auctioned on that date. Conklin


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20 July, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

'. Telegrdpher 3rd Class-Plays Tennis Motion Picture Actress Cheers injured''

The InquiringReporter .

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When the war is over, do f

you think the Navy, Army zt .t' ____

bi "' and Marine Corps should release .,
all back civilian
reserves to _
kT life as soon as possible, _

or should they release them 41 t 'T:
c\ p
only when there are jobs open

them. A ,.,.
for magazine poll recently -

: asked that question. :
t / '4 a What do you men in uniform

,) kjdb I think about it? H i ( '

I ANSWERS: : : .,:

\ :"Are they looking for trouble? Let! Wii .

! the men out, so they can compete'' ....
I'I on a free market." ..
'I .... .
I fly PVT. JAMES L. WATERS Marine I ,.-- ..... /. '. ."'....... j.. :-", '. .
: "They should release the I ... oJ ., ''<,
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I boys who have been in combat h* r ...J![: ,
right at the end of the war and Gall Patrick (Mrs. Arnold Dean White), motion picture star who
was married on this Station last week didn't forget bed-ridden -
the others should be released six patients
I I months after the duration." at the U. S. Naval Hospital here while In Jacksonville, and
PFC. EMIL FILIBERTI, Marine Signalman 3c John Flagg, judging from the grin on his face, Is'
I : "They should release the men getting quite a kick out of her visit to his bed. lie's going to have her
+a in uniform as soon as possible. autograph, too, as Is evidenced by the fact that she's about to put her
)' Some boys have been over there signature on the cast enclosing his leg. Flagg Is just one of many
t ry since 1942 and they deserve to get Miss Patrick (pardon, Mrs White), visited at the Hospital.

i tiA j I a break and get out first." I --- -

ELBAN DOCKRELL, Sic "The Many Officers
issue at stake is bigger than one
; of unemployment. The men who

r Wt' 3 donned uniform and accepted military Are Promotedin
natI rule for the duration and six

) : months did not enter into any con-
tract to remain in service after New AINavAs
.1 rrle they had filled their mission. It

would be dangerous to invite a result of the AINav of 1
trouble by holding them in the July 1944 numerous officers on
service their
against this Station and at satellite fields
Marine -
.. received promotions to higher
+ :...... 'dhoI.: 'I! : "They should be released im rank. Among these were:

This l lt the WAVE you see bicycling; from the WAVES area across mediately! with combat men get- Lieut. Lloyd W. Black. Lieut. QUESTIONSPLEASE

the Station to work In the Communications Office every day, come ting preference and getting out Fletcher Brown, Lieut. Frederick ( TURN TO PAGE 7
sun, come rain; Terry Staudt, formerly a Radioman, but an of recent first. They could stagger 'em and" M. Cunningham. Lieut. Robert M.
confirmation, a Telegrapher, Third Claw She plays tennis, too, hav let so many out a month, too. Israel, Lieut. Henry L. Shuster FOR THE ANSWERS)
log won her first match In the current Station tennis tournament. ERICH LEISTNER AMM3c: "I and Lieut. Wm. H. P. Van Bibber 1. Recently at the Marianas
Before joining the WAVES, Telegrapher Staudt was a comptom- : want to go home right after it's and Lieut. Wm. H. P. Chownes Islands the Navy scored its fourth
etri t for the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company, llIIwaukfoeVls.. over. A fellow can always find from Lt. (jg) ; Lt. (jg) TalmadgeY. notable triumph over the Japanese
She enlisted In October, 1043, trained at the Unlver<y of Wisconsin something to do. I signed up that Hicks and Lt. (Jg) Eugene S. Navy. Can you name two of the
Radio School, and reported( aboard for her present duty in January, way to, be.and" that's the way I wantit Reynolds from Ensign. All are in other major U. S. victories?

1913. VPB2 (OTU) #1. 2. Whose picture appears on a
-- ------------ M. : LIeut. Moreno J. Caparrelli, $25 bill?
should release 'em
"They only Lieut. Roy F. Cook, Lieut. Joseph -
when they are sure of jobs or 3. Arrange these in their proper
A Yeoman's Creed D. Eckard, Lieut.Wllliam W.
I there Is need for them at home. order from largest to smallest:
Gardner, Lieut. Victor D. Hopper,
Retain them in the service other- Irish wolfhound Chihuahua,
Lieut. Donald P. Norton, Lieut.
Departing from custom, toe J.-\.. AIR NEWS Is this week running wise." French Poodle?
Harry W. Whittaker from Lt. I
the following poem submitted by a WAVE on tins ba& KENNETH SUNDERMAN Sic: (jg). All are members of VPB2 4. The Stars and Stripes may
Last night with a shudder, I woke from my sleep "If a guy doesn't have a job and be flown upside down: (a) as a
My room was a clutter of papers-hip deep. wants to go home, let him go. Iwouldn't (OTU) #2. distress signal; (b) never; (c) always -

Away in the corner, a sprightly young lad keep him in service for Howell Lieut.M.George Sumrall D.,Dawson from Lt.Lieut.(jg). ; (d) when a ship is in tow;
Was screamin' like thunder-apparently mad. it'll cause trouble." I (e) as a sign of mourning; (f)
,John E. Widell from Ens. All are
His eyes bore the stare of a demon at work L. H. FELTON, S2c: "Releasethe during battle?
from VF (OTU) #4.
And the merciless glare of a personnel clerk. older men as soon as possible Lieut Gilbert L. Finne from 5. Identify this plane. It's a Jap

He clawed with his fingers the bundles of mail; 'and keep the younger ones until Lt. (jg). Photographic depart- i
Ripped open the letters-bellowed a wail; they find a place for 'em." ment.

"It's no flaw in the paper," he screamed, "Its a slip. JOHN WILSON, SIc: "Releasethe Lieut Ralph I. DeLoch, from '
Send it back for correction; straight back to the ship. men and allow them to get a Lt. jg). Lt. (jg) Carl E. Burgenerand j 1.
Don't let them sail'! Let the battle cry wait! job on their own. This Is a free Lt. Harry W. Fabar Lt. (Jg) ,. ,
This paper needs signing! This one needs a date. .. country and a man should be allowed Jean High from Ens. From T-3 &
Send it back for a copy! Send it back," he would cry to look for his own job" Division.

"IMt a cross on the "T', or a dot on the "I". ,. EUGENE GREEN AMM3c: "I Lieut. Arthur L. Leppert, Lieut. ,
Why order this when it isn't in stock? never read anything about being Charles E. Moore Lieut. EdwinL.
Don't let them fight! Keep the ship at the dock!" forced to stay in service after the Penner, Lieut. George J. Seel, \
duration and six months. They Lieut. Albert J. TompkinS and.
He scratched at his files and snatched at his hair. never brought that up before we Lieut. Oscar W. Myers from Lt. I
The room was a snow storm of papers in air. joined and so why bring it up
(Jg). Lt. (Jg) Boyd E. McKinney
with and could shield 1"Lost
He cursed nothing now
a vengeance
from Ens. All from VF (OTU)
._ _
His evident hate for the men in the field. l Ti n
No. 5.Lt aircraft, a mid-wing twin engine
With Piled latest on his corrections desk were to the Pay books and go by Property Office (Jg) Jay B. Maze from Ens. medium bomber. The slab sided,

That he worshipped Ute "Regs"; his God was the "]))300(... Holds ValuablesVarious Headquarters Utility W UnIt. ( deep waisted fuselage has a rounded -
Many Lieut. Raymond Stanley rein nose which extends well aheadof
to !
"Send this man to Boston! Send this one sea
Lt. (Jg) ; Lt. (Jg) Frank S. Nix- the engines. The
; o leading edgeof
This ship has four Yeomen, she only rates three. found on the
dorff Jr. from Ens. Both of VO- the
is almost
wings straight
This man draws subsistence; three something a dajb Station have been accumulated at
Put him back on a ration; he draws too much pay the Lost Property Office West VCS (OTU) No. 1. while the trailing edge is swept
Lieut William F. Pettengill, Lt. forward to rounded
Why give them a rating with two years at seat .'}Ct': Wing, Station Post Office, which tips. The leadIng
Rennert and Lieut Joel F.
Paul Z. edge of the tailplane is
.. swept
Promotions too rapid; make 'em wait three. will be returned to the owners upon
W.hams from Lt (Jg). All of back and the trailing edge is
Hold up their pay! Send the muster-roll back. identification. Notice of the find-

They wrote it in green when they should have used blackf articles ing of the has most been valuable published of these from VM LIeut.Unit.Joseph J. Werbke from curved 6. What, famous military figureis

I trembled in fear as I eat in my bed.I time to time in the Plan of the Lt. (Jg). T-4 Division. oft quoted as saying "Give me
reached for the switch on the light overhead.As Day but no one has yet claimed Lieut Julian V. Slade and Lieut enough ribbon to place on the
I brightened the room with a shower of light them. Articles being held at the Courtland W. Dawson from Lt. tunics of my soldiers and I can win
(Jg). Both from T-5 Division. the world." (Hitler) ; (2)Foche;
The whole panorama was gone from my sight. Lost Property Office include: CuffLinks
Lieut. Arthur C. Abney from Lt. (3))Napoleon?
My heart was a hammer, my nerves were aflame Sun Glasses, Rings, Fountain -
(jg). Ship's Service. 1. Which is the
couldn't Pens Wrist watches Identification longer step, from
f was struck by a fear that my soul name. -
)1 Lieut. Howard J. Burnell from Guadalcanal to
Saipan or from
this be my fate when I came from the sea Bracelets Officers' Overseas -
To a Job on the beach-Would that demon be met Caps, Scarfs, Bill Folds and Lt. (Jg). NAAS Jacksonville Mu- Saipan to Tokyo?

Would I tear my hair, scream, bellow and wail?, Photographs.All nicipal No. 1. 8. Who was the first Republican
And send back corrections each day in the mail? hands who lose articles on LIeut. Harold E. Carlson from President?
: Lt. (Jg). Inspection and Survey. 9. Who holds the all-time major
the Station should check
Would I in my fury write letters galore ,I' promptly
Lieut. Robert F. Crain, Lieut league record for runs batted-in
From a paper-strewn desk in an office ashore? >s with the Lost Property Officeto },
in vain :\ if have been found. George W. Leopard. Lieut Sidney during one season: Babe Ruth,
I prayed for an answer, my prayer was *" < see they
Pick Lieut. William R. Staplin, Walter Johnson Hack Wilson
My rating betrayed me; my future was plain. **<', or
That man in my chamber was one of the breed, wolf pack, led by Larry McGrathas Lieut Newman R. Willis, Lieut Leo Durocher?
For he was My future-maintaining the Creed. we drifted past various blondes Richard L Quattlebaum, Lieut. 10. Which artist Is out of placein
going through town. Seaman R. Granville E. Petrie from Lt (Jg). this group of musicians; Na
A. Martin took over as skipper and I All of Assembly and Repair than MIlstein, Vladimir Horowitz I
H They Do Say That Chief McGee And at the same time assumed the responsible -: Lieut. Stephen E. Epler, Lieut. Fritz Kreisler, Yehudi MenuhinT.
task of sighting blondeson Eugene J. Goodreautt, Lieut Jos- -
ft Maintenance Crew Pitch A Picnic"You starboard, on port and on stern eph M Hay, Lieut. John C. Janu- Use Yard Mall """
.of the truck, making it easier for oas, Lieut. James P. Kessler, Lieut. AU Department Heads have

don't know what'0 fun 'til the rest of the crew. .... William B. Leckonby, Lieut HarryN. been directed to use Yard MaU
ing, and they did It in the most "Pearson's fishing lodge was Slgel, Lieut Thomas A. White, for transmission of all correspon*
:you go on a picnic with Chief wonderful 'dump truck' you ever an ideal location completely In from Lt. (Jg); Lt. (Jg) George dence from one building to another
'Maggie' McGee' and his maintenance saw, fully equipped with three the wilderness, and offering many B. McClelland from Ens. All of the on the Station. Special 1'
crew," according to the word kegs of brew, hot dogs and everything varied forms of amusement. First Physical Training department. messengers shall be used only in
that Is being passed about the it takes to make A picnic we drank beer, then we ate, play- Lieut James W. Herman from emergencies when faster delivery
Station There's not space enoughto not to mention the hand ed games, danced, swam drank Lt (Jg). Ordnance and Gunnery, than that provided by Yard Mail -
offer a blow-by-blow descriptionDf some sailors who make up the more beer, danced some more, and Lieut Robert L. Jones, Lieut is required.
the!: latest outing, but here'sOal maintenance crew. so on Into the night. Edward D. Llles, Lieut Stanton ,
account, presented by one "The main attraction on the "There were no casualties. Everyone R. Rubin, Lieut. Arthur H. Smith (Jg); Lt. (Jg) Benton D. Melllnger '
in attendance way out to Pearson's fishing camp, agreed that the picnic wasa from Lt. (Jg), All of the Medical from Ens. From Supply and Ac

"We were told that the party where the picnic was held, and the huge success, and it you doubt Department counting. .
would come by the WAVE barracks beer consumed, was the 100 per our word, you should have seen Lieut John A. Lindsay, Jr., Lieut. William B. Nichols front '
for us at 1000 Sunday morn- cent authentic wolf howls by the the crew next morning.." Lieut Thomas J Slkes, from Lt. Lt. (Jg). Personnel Department.x .


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Personnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Tech
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Operational Training Command Naval AuxllJarrrAir Station tl\1111f11111t1t\\
Cecll\ Held Green I Naval Cove: I Springs Air Gunners', Naval School:, the Xavi:j "I'llW/ favorite technique of the stage magician is his
Hospital, and Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities. MajpcrU control of his audience's attention. His tricks are
Irl """ \ really not mysterious at all Everything, as a rule,
Andrew C McFall.
Chief Rear of Admiral Naval Air Operational Training ., h)f l II Itilllrl pllll\\\\ \\ltl\\\\\ takes- place on an open stage in full view of e\ery-
body. The magician is an expert in mass suggestionand
Captain Walton Commandant.W. Smith. USN 5 > crowd psychology. At the precise moment, when

Jacksonville Naval Air Station 1'iIIIQi// =_'' \h\\\\\hhJi.i \\\\, 11Nt \ a he glance distracts to the the left audiences'would give attention the whole with trick some away brll., 'ti

Captain Joseph B. Lynch, A-VG( ). USNR. I "
Commanding; Officer (pant and meaningless display on the right. Thus
Naval Air Technical Training Center )t, everyone Is fooled.Isn't .
IlllufltllI this similar to the trickery. of a temptation \to
John i. Mallev (MC). USN. (
Captain : I
Commanding Officer /I1/Ili1jhl1/ l r .7 to defy God's law by breaking Ills" Commandentsr'
U. S. Naval IluaoltatI I What person would knowingly commit sin If his :!
I attention were not diverted during temptationfrom
Edward E. Dolectk. USN N
Commander llll
Commanding; Officer Il h p the evils of sin? Who would be guilty of habitual -
Naval Air Gunners' School drunkenness If he could !see<) his" life ruined
Commander William-H. A hford, Jr.. l'SN. by drink Who would be guilty b." sex transgressions -
Commanding; Officer 5; 1))hlllll llI If all the horrible consequences were
Naval Auxiliary: Air Station Green Cove Springs II1111i ly before his t''iII' Who would risk" the con'tant.'

Commander Samuel O Mitchell. Immortal soul If he kept Its true value In his
Commanding Officer.I / lrttnitlt\t, mind? It is not only a virtue, but It Is commonsense
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field to be good.
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Lieut. Col. Cht'ste"ne. USMC (Ret). ,)
Commanding Officer ''1QQtl000OOQQQQQDQt717t9B000QQQQQQO@l4N
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JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service 9 ffR Chapel: H..U.l Rod sad Blrmlnt>.m A**..*\. ",-
material. Republication ot credited matter prohibited 0730-Holy Communion.
without" permission of CNS. War Department. 205 E. 083O--Kccrult Divine lit'''Ie..
42nd St.. N. Y. CIt 0930 -Training Center Divine service.W30 ,
-Sunday: School (small chapel),
1041-General Divine service.
IMS-\'t'_per nervlce.
Isn't Over Yet C.'holie Cbixl: Mi.ti. B..d ..*m A**..,,

Allied successes continue on all fronts. As MAIN STATIONTHURSDAY OTOO OOJO-Mall.) -Mas*.. ,r

we write this the Russians are nearing the -"Watch on the Rhine," Retie Da\U.. On 011..... season'soutstanding OR30 OaO) --Mas Mallll.*,

borders of the German homeland. American picture chosen! in the JAX AIR NEWS poll for a 1100 1700--Mass Man.,* )

and British troops press onward in Normandy. return showing(23). ChrUIUs S..I..e 'nlul M..(.li B... ... Blrml i>..
cleaned Many are SUNDAY-"Sensations of 1045," Eleanor Powell, Dennis O'Keefe. A %''....
has been
Saipan 1100-Small chapel.
bang-up musical. Betide Mar Eleanor Powell,
dancing jou'll "H-
at least that Jewish Sen Ice: Small Chapel (Mustin Road and
when war,
the guesses on and hear many specialties, Including jive by Cab Calloway and
Avenue .
end of it in Europe, will end, and most of Woody Herman, songs by Sophie Tucker and an appearance of 1800-Sabbath Birmingham Service) (Friday). ""

them are optimistic, too optimistic, we are W. C. Fields (24). [>810---Sabbath Service (Saturday).
MONDAY-'I Love a Soldier, Paulette Goddard, Sonny Tufts. Asa
afraid. 1730-Devotions (Tuesday) NAGS and Cecil Field
welder In a shipyard! who devotes her evenings to entertaining
Following receipt of a :report from Gen. lonesome !servicemen, Paulette refuses to let herself be drawn Into 1730- Devotions (Thursday_ ) ,Green Cove Springs.
Marshall, Admiral King and Gen. Arnold, the wartime love-until she meet.! a corporal just returned from oversea ---- JiL- --

President fit to release a portion of it *. She finds! he Is already married and you guess! the rest. ((25)). '.
saw TUSDAY-"Jun Woman," Evelyn Ankers, J. Carrol NaUh Ac- Radio ProgramsTHURSDAY ,
to the public. The entire report bears careful cjuanetta A horror story about a young girl Kith animal Instincts '

study, but the last two paragraphs should be HMO appear suddenly at a circus! after disappearance- "The llrst-Line" WMBR ('IiS! 2100-t2 I
engraved upon the minds of all of us-service of an ape (26). FRIDA1'I I
read \\'EUSESUA"Yuth Huns Wild" Bonlta Granville\ Kent Smith.
personnel and civilian alike. They : What happens lo children of today when busy, parents neglectthem "Nay News"-WJ AX 1?54>-11.15 !

"The recent favorable course of the fight- Is shown la thin picture, Met In a munitions- manufacturingcommunity. "Navy JlNdllnWJIIP 1835-1840

ing seems to have persuaded some people that (28). "Something for the nlrl.-WJAX 19.10-IMS I
and that accord- THURSDAY-"Mr. Lucky," Cary Grant. This story about a cleill-' Meet Your Na\>' -WJ1IP (blue) 2030-2100 'I
the is good as won,
war as
maj-care gambler proved so popular| that It was chosen< by Station ATUnUA\- I
ingly they can throw up their jobs and go personnel' for a reshoulng ((30). "Women In Blue"-WJHP (Illue) 1400-1430 }
back to civilian life. No doubt most of the THURSDAY-Student Officers Auditorium only, 'Twilight on the "Na\'>' Bulletin B4t wird"-W'PD<1 I

i men at the front would also like easier and Prairie," Johnny 1J \\nil. (Mutual) 17 0.1-1780 .!

better paid peace time jobs ; but they are Other Entertainment "Na\y WlngWJAX :WttO-2MO. ;!
TOMORROW Smoker, Mason held 20OO. SI'NDAl'"piltejacket
(Pridaj )-Victory -
sticking to the jobs they now. SATURDAY-Ship's, Dance, Ma Inside Auditorium :W()(). {'holr"-WJ\nm CBS( 1100-1130

"There is still a tough fight ahead of us. SUNDAY-Flierss.. Camp Blanding team, Mason Field, 1500. "America in the Air"-\\.M1W (CBS: ) 180O.1MO
______ __ __ __ ____ n__ "..adli
Anyone can see that desertions on the fight- ----- (' Stor-WJAX (NBC) 2330-24M)

ing fronts would protract the war and reduceour o ccoraQCrrac@ccaececc@o NEW BOOKS MONDAY'

of victory. Desertions on the Breezes 1a : Council of Foreign Relation "U. S. Navy Band"WJAX (NBC) 1230-1245
prospects The g Political Handbook of the World, Bill Nolle. Bluejacket Pianist-WMBR 1700-1715
home front will tend to the same result. D 1044. "Naty News"-WJAX 1750-1755'"

war is not yet won ; it will be won sooner if Salty Humor From g Crlhton-Th. Proud People. "Na\y Headline- *"-WJHP 1835-1 40 I

everybody in the war sticks to his job until Here And There Davis-'Ihis Is It. "Something for the Girls"-WJAX 1030-1 45 '

complete victory has been attained." DeniM America's Maritime TUESDAY !
OODccccaCDccccaumcmo III&tor}'. "Bands to Battle"-WMBK (CMS) 1750-1745 'I
Wholesale Response Graham-Me'Graw of the Giants. (CBS) I
Lieutenant: "The WAVE who Mack-The Land DUIded. Navy Headline*-WJ1IP H1M-1
Don't Chase Fire WagonsAre tweaked out of the barracks last 1IallyTheI'klng] Bird 1.. "Ask Your Nat>'"-WJHP :2100-2

of those who tries to njght and met the laBor over, by Singing "Hall of Monte uma"-W'PDQ O'I'I'
you: one persons that lIe will step forward. Er Net Ins-A Century of Political (Mutual) 2230-
beat the fire wagons to the blaze every time uh. ." Cartoons \WEDNESDAY

the siren sounds ? There are those like that, "Detail, HALT!" Parker-Dorothy Parker: ft one "Navy News"-WJAX 1750-1755 >

you know-and we're not speaking of children \cthmie edition of her stories and "Na>y He MlllneM"-WJHP 1835-140

She Knows lHN'mH.a't'r
either. "Why are so Jealous ed. Cross-Section; a
Dorothy you
It's a bad practice anywhere, and partic- husband's collection of new American writ-
of stenographer I
ularly so at a Naval Air Station. We haven't ?" your Ing. From Other PapersClimaxing

of that practice I Used to be Sinclair-Presidential Agent.'
noted any who are guilty Phyllis: "Because
SIt\\'t'II-Left Hand, Right (land.
around here, but a word of warning per- his stenographer. Underbill-Electrons at ""ork. a drive that has extended over months, f
haps would not be out of place. \\'a.lI..wtoka-Tht' Rainbow the Civil Service employees reached one hundred
Bathing Suit per> cent participation in War Bond payroll deduc- (
Don't try to be a RubeVaddeU ( The only thing feminine bathing ions last Monday, the same day that Captain William -
f old Philadelphia Athletics pitcher of an early suits leave to the imagination Is edly.than one who cornea!! in unexpect L. Beck, Chief of Staff of the Fourth Naval

era who always chased the fire wagons). If what makes them t>o expensive: and District presented the Commandant War Bond 1- ,
them trying to beat it is predicted that the new suits rant to this station. ,
start chasing or ,
you will be barely big enough to keep EpitaphHere
lies' the Chief In a fitting around the flagpole, Cft
them to the fire around here you might get the girl from being tanned where ceremony
Let him lie ain Beck presented the to Commander O.
hurt-and with it you might hurt a lot of she ought to be. lit"'" found ret, O. Gjoerloff our Commanding Officer Commander

other people.If And M hate I, Jjoerloff then had the Color Guard run up the pen-
you hear a siren, pull over, stop and give New 1Ianagu"You advertise that this restaurant cant> .

the vehicle plenty of room. It may not be afire is under new management- Depends On Chicken"I ( Accompanying Captain Beck from the Navy Yard
truck. Ir could be ambulance- -e or some but I see the same manager is want to buy a camisole ot a were Lt. Miles Lilly, War Bond Coordinator for the
but it's still here" casserole I'm not sure which is Strict; Lt. Frank Kelly; Lt. D. J. Bergen' of the
t Station officer on an important duty, "Yes sir, but he got married the correct name." Public Relations Office; and the Navy Yard band.-
C a copper riveted cinch a siren wouldn't be yesterday" "It all depends, sir on what kind The Wind Sock.

sounding if it wasn't urgent, and the best of a chicken you want to put in e *

place for all disinterested parties under such Little DifferenceThe It." Ever since war industries have called for the

circumstances is off the highway or as near tiling bride wa ankcd what services' of women one of the greatest stumbling
with- she thought of married life. Lucky locks baa been the problem of adequate nursery facilities -
off as it is possible to get :your "Oh, there' not much difference Bob: "How's your new girl?" for children.
out encroaching upon the parkways. ," she replied. "I used to wait Ray: "Not so good." The problem has been solved as far as the naval
.3t up half the night for George: to go, Dob: "You lucky dog air station is concerned by the recent establishment

Headquarters of the Naval Air Primary Training and now I wait up half the night of two nursery schools in Coronado.
Command which has been located at Fail fax Field, for him to come home." New Low North Island Star.
"Healthiest' \ Boy Wins Hot Dish e .
Kansas City, Kansas, since October 1. 1942, will be
about July 1, 1944, to the Naval Air Like OthersPastor of GI ('hO"-Jl 84I1lIM'. Too many of us are firm believers in the right
moved on or
, Station) Glenview, 111., It was announced. The Glenview : "Junior, do you pay your That surely does hit a new low Idea that to lose gracefully is to lose without a fight
station is just outside of Chicago, III. prayers every night?" In prleSJ!! to take it with a grin, to think: oh well, what thlell

The transfer, ordered) by the Navy Departmentin Junior: "Now-some :nights 1 !
Washington, is incident to reduction in the training don't want notbinV Look-Period To lose gracefully should mean that you :e'
and Is in line with reorganization of "Smooth shapely leg make any with a sincere determination to try again
the Command program into a more compact unit, with considerable Handy Hubby woman look yrs 'ounIH-ad gain( until jour' goal has been reached without
J saving of manpower and facilities A husband; who comes in handy Smooth *hAly k-g s make any Naming others or fate for your defeat.
<< -Sky Ranger. around the house to much: bttttr man look!II -The Flxit

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Scott Boxes On Smoker Show Friday Naval Personnel BY'; /DAVIDHARGFltWES '

I Assured ChanceTo ,3VIMBLYd1 > 5% j

Cast Ballot
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If you are applying for a pri- r )
mary ballot you must state your 4WHAT

party affiliation (Democrat, Re-

publican, Prohibitionist or what

'" have you).

At the bottom of the card you

': must PRINT your name and serial -
? number, and then write your ;

F,.t usual signature.This /tgggprj

postcard application must X
be subscribed and sworn to bya A w
commissioned officer. Comdr. SAID

! # Shook particularly stressed this -E 2 TNR7i /'

: : point. While the postcard Indicates 1, rl ,
: It may be sworn to bya
commissioned officer or any
j : one not below the rank of a ser- '

geant or a petty officer, :Navy y/' SAW 1 1i
J t; policy requires that It be signed
by a commissioned officer. ThisIs

because some states do not

; 1 ', t- recognize such request for a bal-

0 lot unless It Is signed by a commissioned
' ;
officer and therefore
-- l
!I uddy Scott, of Tampa, ru., billed as the Southern Heavyweight simplify procedure, it was decide 4 .

champion, will appear at the outdoor Smoker show at Ma&on ed to have all requests for ballots
! ; Field Friday night at 1930. Scott, who Is in training for a 10 sworn to and subscribed beforea i

I' round bout with Gunnar Barlund downtown, will take a two- commissioned officer. '

round workout with Norman Kvanscn, AMMSc, of A and K, and Of the 48 States, South

iof., a heavy winner In the Carribean area during: the past two years. lina and New Mexico are caro-l
ed by laws differing ,from all

Iowa Pre-Flight Station BaseballW. I ers. If you desire to vote in eitherof > BUT
L.Bluejackets those states or wish any other ll ,

Selects Coaches 7 7 4 5 i voting information you should con- MY NAMF\
Seaman Guard 8 6 sult Comdr. Shook at his office on s.
Marines 3 10 the top deck of the Administration JONES.
Lieut Comdr. Jack Meagher,
head football coach at the U. S. i "
Navy pre-flight school, Iowa City =i

and formerly athletic officer at The RunwayContinued WAVES Are"Urged To 2 Members AOTC

Daytona NAS, announced his
coaching staff for the '44 season II From Page Six Attend Choir Drill Up The Ladder Staff Get Medals
last week. standing game at guard for the
The tutors will Include Lt. Air Station football team, surpassing WAVES are urged to' attend Advancements In
I''' grid the brand of ball which: I the organization meeting of the RatingsAt From Adm. McFall
; (jg), Charles (Bud) Wilkinson
new glee club at the small chapel
won him honors at North Caro- MAS Jacksonville
former Minnesota star and assist- lina State. between the Protestant and Catholic t Continued From Page One
ant coach Lieut Charles Jask-
; 0 chapels, tonight from 1830 to Panama Canal Zone, U. S. East
11' wlch. former Notre Dame halfback 1930. Harold Weiss, SpWlc) Ninety-eight men were advanced or Coast, Alaska and Seattle, Wash.
and of : Another series with the St. Au- changed in rating effective 1 July 1944.
University Mississippi grid
1 Coast Guard Stars will be the director. 'the list with the new ra.e lollows: Peck'
gustine who. In the Pacific, Capt.
l'l,' aide; and Lieut. Steve Sinko, who The group will be organized to To ARTlcT( ) : Frank J, Allman
apparently will win the State semi- Ed served from September, 1913 until
: and coached at
played Practice started at Duquesne.Iowa City pro tournament in Jacksonville, is sing different types of music in ar& n e1J.enlsEu{ t'hn2rl; C May, 1944, first as a staff
order to provide for M Mlnidls.' Fred F Moore,
programs officer[ and later task
last week when of 120 coming up shortly. 'roerE11 : as a group
a squad radio, smokers, church entertainments ( ) : John R. Doyle Jerry
Stars at the Air Sta- commander. A native of Buch-
candidates reported to Lt. Comdr. The play Grasso.; Junior F. Teske.Ta .
head coach at tion next Wednesday and the and special meetings of the AMMJcin( : Robert C. Atkinson, anan, Mich., he now lives with
Meagher, pre-war various local civic clubs. Jr., Olive T Bell Saint E. Blessing D,
Fliers go to St. Augustine next his wife, the former Miss Ihel-
Auburn. _.
Girls regardless of whether they B. Chase: John C. Coleman:: Blanche
Friday. ma Childs, and three children
A. Dahleren, Sr,
=i'I 4 ,- have had previous vocal trainingare Irvin T..sYm8Jufn[ B. Dixon. Adrian on the Naval Air Station at
invited to help with this new B. Grill Lillian M. Henry. Lorry Vero Reach.Lieut .
Answers To Sports Quiz project. G. Jeffcoat, Milo Jones Jr., John Paul
| Kachlk Martin S. Levin, Sarah T Ma- McFarland's medical cita-
.il John ';il---!. + rlotti. James W. Morris, Bill B, Nelson) tion, read by Admiral McFall at
1. McGraw was the first Deborah A. Patten, 'l'homasv.. Hrtle,
big league manager to win four Aubrey B. Pruet. Robert A. Rogers, the presentation ceremony, stated
\. straight National League pen- Quiz Contest Robert Schlmmlck. Morris Schneider- that he was awarded the Gold Star
At St. Vincent's hospital, Jacksonville man, August Schulz Thomas H Steln- for "meritorious achievement while
nants. His New York Giants
won : (QUESTION.u; ...&- ON macher. Artist E. Turley, Llda H. Warren
In.1921, 2, 3 and 4. In the American AMM3c and Mrs Marlon Dlloreto, a PAGE 3) Cecil A. Wethered acting as pilot of a PV-1 during:
League this feat was duplicated son Timothy Lawrence, born Thurs ANSWERS To AM3cT) ; Dorothy L. Boone. the successful daylight bombing of
Howard H. Bradley, Jack S. Byers
day. July 6. ships and shore installations and
by Joe McCarthy, whose Robert L Gulick, Clarence J. ,
1. Coral Sea, May, 1942; :Mid-
Mr. II. Kenton
Lt. and Browning at weather and
New York Yankees won both the Joseph E. Mary E. Little night despite poor
league flag and the World Series a. son,. William Kent, born Thursday way, June, 1942; Guadalcanal, Aug- Robert W.: M ? .!'yajo Posplsll. Carl- in the face of heavy antiaircraftfire.
July 6.AClI ust 1942.
ton A. Rune, Harvey J. Sarazln Eugenia .
v in 1936, 7, 8 and 9. and Mrs. Hugh J. Downs, a 2. No face, no such bill. C. Savelsberg, Sheddle Stafford.
w 2. In 1920, Sir Barton won the daughter, Jean Eualia, born Friday, Wolfhound, Poodle, Chihua- The following men were rated as In "He displayed excellent judgment -
July 7. dicated-: W. F2c; V. C. Cabbage
t' great and exemplary -
Derby, Preakness and Belmont hua. I'o'o : courage
( S. Carter
S2c and Mrs. James Daniels, a son, "
!L Stakes, the famed triple crown of Robert Nathan, born Friday, July 7. 4. (a), as a distress signal. S2c; N. B. Chesser, Prtr3cT; ) ; J. H PConway efficiency: the cltat'on: continued -
+ Five other horses have AerM3cT ; Philip W. Cor- "In successfully carrying
racing. William 5. It's 11
Ensign and Mrs. Silverman, "Lily, a Jap plane. bett. Jr Y3cT) B. Corvette, Jr, out his missions."
i' won the triple, the last being a daughter Diane Lorna, born Saturday 6. Napoleon. SlcSpM( ): E. B. Cox CCSAA( ); W. A.
Count Fleet, who took all three July S. 7. Guadalcanal to Saipan, approximately Fitts, ACMMPA( ) M Haxman, SKlcT Lieut McFarland, on Admiral
races last ACMM and Mrs, Joseph Jaslelum, a ; W. Foster, COSPA( ) : S. R, L McFall's staff since February of
year. daughter, Sharon, born Saturday, July l 1950: miles; Salpan to t lidr. CMMAA( ) ; C. R, Gibson j S2c,
3. First heavyweight championto 8. Tokyo, 1500 miles. M. J. Goldman, S2c: W. V. Hallam this year, is a resident of Seattle,
retire unbeaten was Jim Jef- ACMM and Mrs. John O. Bell, a son 8. Abraham Lincoln. CSKAA); R. M. Harvey, SUe; M D Wash., and a graduate of the Uni-

fries who quit in 1906. Subsequently John Calvin, born Sunday, July 9. 9. Wilson, who batted in 190 P.Howard Jovanovlrh.CAPAA( )ACMMPA; W. A.( Jessup) ; A. S2c H; versity of Washngton: class of

he made a comeback and I Commander and Mrs. George Hughes runs in 1930. Lauer, ACMMPA( ) : T. G. Lovlngood 1940. Entering the Ntival servicein
was flattened by Jack Johnson. a son, Macauley, born Sunday July 0. 10. Horowitz is out of place. He CKlc: E. H. Lundgren, CAPAA( ); J. March, lOU, he has service as
AMM2c and Mrs. Raymond Benz. a D. McCluskcy, F2c. in both the
a patrol plane pilot
Only other heavyweight to quit son, Gary William, born Sunday, is a pianist The others are all II. J. Mc lnch SlcSpM): D. A.Morrlse .
while still champion was Gene July 9.I'o..1c. violinists AS; B. b. Morse, AM2c(T) ; Aleutian and Central Pacific area
Tunney, who hung his gloves and Mrs. William Wood, a son, G. W. Panele, ACMPA) ; A. O. Perez He was awarded his first Air
': up born Monday, July 10. CSPCAHPA( ); T, E. Perkins I Jr, S2c.;; Medal for a bombing raid on Kiska
j 1 In 1928. SKlc and Mrs. Walter Lee Stokes. W. W. Reeves, ACMMPA( ) : J. E.
4. Frank who a son, Frank Jerome, born Monday, Tickets AvailableFor Rhodes Ptrle; R. 10'. Richardson. SUe; Harbor in the Aleutians while that
Hlnkey, wore July 10. M. L. Robblns, CCSAA( ); W. K. RobtI.tssh base was still in possession of
j the old Yale Blue, was the one Lt. and Mrs. Harry J. Gutterldge, a Navy BusinessTo GM3c; R. Scofleld. CAPAA); T. Japanese forces."SunSetters77.
U and only football star named four son James Lee, born Tuesday, July 11. i. CCSAA): J. C. Shelton:
times to Walter L. All- MOMM3c and Mrs. Jinks Cannon, a reduce the use of Govern AS: J. B. Shirley. SlcSpM( ): M. W.Sloop.S2c -1.:1
} Camp's son Roy Dennis, born Wednesday, : W. Swanson CA(AA);
American eleven. He made it in July 12. ment-owned vehicles for official Jack Teartt, il ; A. W. Van Hausen.: BackThe
1890, 1, 2 and 3. It seems like -IILearns business the Officer of the Day AMM3c. (T): M. W. Ward AS; H.
t only yesterday. has been provided with Motor Ml Watts S2cJ. H. Wheeler, Y2c; J. "Sun Setters," officers and
t R'hyBefore Transit round-trip bus tickets for VV. Wilson ACMMPA( ). men of Navy Air Group 23, one of
5. Jones both the marriage a man declareshe -
Bobby won
the of Naval the first to into
use personnel requir- groups fly com
British and American championships will be master in his own houseor
open ing transportation to and from Commercials bat from the decks of one of theNavy's
in 1926 and in know the reason why. After
Jacksonville, which he is authorized .1 light aircraft carriers of
he knows the reason why. ron KENT
1930 when he also won the Brit- marriage
to deliver to officers upon presentation I Two small apartments: each suitable the "CVL" class, have returnedfor
,: ish and American amateur hon -aztFOR of a chit signed by them for man and wife. One large: waterfront rest and reassignment after
ors. In 1932, Gene Sarazen won MALE stating that the trip is on Gov I home acceptable for large familyor eight months of action in the Pa-
Equity In pre-war home $1600 cash, more than one family. See Mrs.
titles the other
the two only
S open balance due, $3-100 at $26 per month. ernment business and to enlistedmen Brown at Orrnee Park. cific. The "Sun Setters" and their
j L/01! to accomplish this feat. Five rooms: hardwood floors throughout. upon presentation of a trans- FOIL SALE carrier have helped establish the
VI- Located at 5241 Blrklnhead Road. portation request signed by their Heavy maple dinette set; extension worth of the light carrier in the
Call 2-9-X35 or contact Lieut Eckard, table and four chairs Used only six
Send The Jus Air News, home t ext. 8438. Division Officer. I weeks 1013 Barln Street, N. A. S. I fleet.
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Civilian Employees' Newst A And R home two in and Herman a half, MissourI.years, during After ; Shop Twenty"B" .

Office- which time he has helped the shopto '

Personnel Relations Office. 11M?. 13: DivisionChange grow to its present develop- Shift

Telephone Extension: 8X85 ment, he is going into experi-
The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Sax mental work here In the AAlR I By "SLIM" TYLER

Air News, Is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Sta- Office Our good wishes follow him. I Most of the boys on this ,, -tare

tion's Civilian Employees. Readers of Jax Air News have Newcomers to the shop who are looking forward to cha(_ :

Editor..... .......................................... .... !.t. (j?) :Mjron: K. KIISS, USNKKKI'OUTKHS heard all about the Inspection Department welcomed this week are Edna over to our day shift soon, U'
: Landing Gear Depart- Skinner, Jeanne Tow ler, Addie shift is ok, but the prospect of go-

m'entIOtal Shop, and Engine Gladden in pressure instrument ing home at 1630 instead of go.
A*.embly and Repair:
Overhaulyet, never a murmur : in to work sounds
Maintenance ...................................................... Walter Riviera( of the really great job the Change department; Peggy Kenny I ing awful goodright
and now, after two months of
. Accessories. ......... ..... ......................................... .'\'. 1'. :Martin Office is doing to keep things cameras; and Inez Rutledge I
.. in electrical in- night shift. 1
Metal and Machine.................................... Theliua K.: Register straight. Jeannette Bailey I

Kitglne: Overhaul................................................ IJntlsey This little known, but hard struments. Erie Beck is back at work now
Much deserved credit should go after quite a long illness. We are

Aircraft Overhaul!......................................... Vmeli.t){ Qiiitin Hrawdy able working guidance department of C. Hoffman, under, and the I to Frances Pemberton, the who Instrument glad to see him able to work again.

Interim Overhaul!......................................... "'\\111;"" I.. North assisted by K. Wolfe G. McLeod, Shop's girl Friday Will wonders never cease?

Production\ Kng. ........................................... .... Don Kagln J. Bjorkman E. Craig, L. Singer, I in her quiet and unobtrusive manner O'Stein the strong quiet Tennessee

Production Control............................................ Tattle llennett1VI O. Peeples, M RE'I\tre, A. Johns ,, keeps things running smoothly mountain man, was seen conversIng

Kmplojees.. ................................................... Adeline JoelsluouectiOn and C. Vinson, have been bearingthe ;' for enlisted' and civilian person with one of our many good
i' nel alike. Always willing to an- looking feminine co-workers. Laterhe
and Survey: responsibility of keeping the
swer hundreds of questions and was heard whistling a
Aircraft Overhaul; ......................................Muriel) E. :MitchellA. aircraft repaired in Assembly and listens to everyone's problems tune! merry

& R. D..ptll......................:............................. Kuth C. Borsch Repair up to date and in battle I Frances herself never has a com- I asked Red Bethea which he

Sara Verner wise conditions. I plaint, though her work is often would rather have, $10 or 10000.

Prisdlla Glenn Good work, and congratulations ( She begged us not to I He $10, as he is not able to

SIIPIII| i .... Hut h Love for the splendid Job being done by i trying.mention her. What a shame, for I pay says income .tax on the $10,000.
1'uhllo Works ... Audrey WombleLouNe the Change Office. We all appreciate -
we did want the opportunity Sorry folks, I didn't mean to mention
Abraham your efforts! ;: publicly thank her!) income tax again so soon.

l Department................ .......................... Cecil.. I.lzette 1)eveni.hhupply ( Temple pies No was wonder all(Pee smiles Wee last Oree week.Pee | Mabel Griffin, the first woman We all are very pleased with our
ever to work in the instrument record of War Bond Sales.
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Her sister and brother flew homeon shop is back at work on the gyro- Bonds are still being sold Es
leave. Her sister is Vera Pee-
horizon production line after having department. They are the
Public Works Department ples Y2 c USNR. and stationed at ,' been away a year. Mabel re- I' vestment your money can buy.

Sugar Camp, Dayton, Ohio. Her I I calls that when she first came to I II Joe Maynard. just back from his

lly I.oul.hraham brother, Emmett Peeples, SK3'c: the shop, all instrument repairing II j vacation at the Beach, says he had

I)_!4it Section 1- Slants USNR is stationed at Richmond, I I was done in what is now the gyro a wonderful time just resting and
Safety Virginia.We I I I the l Beautiful
room. She struggled with "com watching girls parading -
of tlu
members !
Over eighty Rie- I
Section n.t. :.. 1*. '\rlll..trullgsoarl" are glad to see Mary Jo : mon" instruments at first; while on the beach. When asked
Public Works Design vere back on the job after such a '
annual y KugineerPRODUCTION the men around her looked on with which he liked best blondes or
first -
staged their "g"ttoethr" wonderful vacation
I pity and part contempt, as they brunettes, he said b'ondes.: I thinkhe
party on Friday night Aircraft Ot"rhaul'I'h:
; LakeShore did with the first women in the is trying to sell us the idea that
July 7th, at the Pines, in malls S.
Activities began at 7.tO: -- Congratulations are in order for 'other shops. It didn't take long, he is a gentleman.We .
however, before the men were II \ in the Mill Department hope
when the crowd began to arrive. at least two new Quartermen.They .
hour forced to admit that she and the that "Boss" Roberts is enjoying his
Our "get acquainted" was have earned it. and "we are I
others who later joined her could vacation very much.
followed by a buffet supper that for them. They are
just as proud"
hold their own when it came to j i "Duke" Hilton the weathersure
LADY | says
was appetizingly! arranged on a none other than the popular Bill
instrument repair. Mabel has indeed is hot. but he can't think of
tang table. When the "mess call" Catrette of Landing Gear, Shop
WILL KEEP 4IM been a modern pioneer, for her that can be done about
that '
formed in line "
came so many 15, and Mr. Elrod, Final Assembly were' anything I
months of hard work
the committee in charge wondered ON TOP !Ir 39A Another promotion in
proof of what women can do in The shop wolves can't do much
fashion the tail of I I I
It", in true Navy Shop 35 was that of Julian Hel- ''
different what had hitherto been considered wolfing on our shift. Girls are
cUe line might have a venston. to Leadmgman. I I'
a man's job.Another scarce.George .
menu' The feats were unfounded. Shop 33 has donated a good man I very

tltowing' \ the supper we were permitted to a good cause in the person of newcomer welcomed to Manger seems to ba

to view sound movies of Charles Hardy to the Armed Servo the gyro room is Lucy Ciowder.Note feeling much better now we hear

"The Battle of New Britain" I 4a ices Hardy was a quiet, good- From the "K" Shift I him singing as he works.

through the courtesy of Comdr. natured, clean-cut boy who was I Interviewed WAVES, sailors, instructor Ben Munsey was whistling and

R L Johnson the Station Executive well liked by the shop personnelas chief, helpers, mechanics, somebody #asked if it was raining.

Officer the Photo Laboratory well as his superiors. Dur- snapper and supervisor.. They hint- Wonder. why. they asked that?

and the NAOTC Training Film ing the two and one-quarter years ed new romances, spicy gossip --

Department It is one of the latest spent in Aircraft Overhaul, he had and even premeditated murders

41-tual invasion films. worked up from Mechanic to an. but they didn't know any nev.8 '' From Engine .,i.

At 10:.10 dancing began to thestrains Instructor, and at the time of his From what they didn't know, we ,

of a "juke box." Guests of induction was a Snapper. The loss found that Dolly isn't Dalyripple, Overhaul

the evening included our Public -;' of his services would be resented she is Mrs. McCarthy. Sarah Can-

Works Officer, Lt. Comdr. Earl H. V r l/ -; for any purpose other than the trell has had a serious operation, lly Tom Quinn

Tttouren. who came early and NdlONAI SAlrr COUNCttWhat Service but is at home, doing nicely Leila I Lester H ( Jack) English, super
I Flood had few leave and visor of the Machine in Engine
Does Safety Mean? a days Shop -
stayed late Lt. Comdr. G. A Art Going To Waste
them with her brother in Overhaul, is rightly proud ot
iels. Ass't Public Works Officer: Have you ever considered the Mrs. Collier, the beloved :Matronof spent
I New York 'A' shift in Instru- his family
Lt. Comdr. Noble Herzberg Spe- real of Safety ? Aircraft O'l'rhaul's'omen's'
meaning II
ments has 68 employees and He introduced us to his son, S2c
cial Ass't to Public Works Offi- it is Organization, is much grieved
i '
bought 2081.25 worth of bonds: : Donald It. English, the other day
cer, and Lt. T McLennan ActingEngineer FREEDOM from these days because there is one, or
Danger or InjuryI 'B' shift has :37 employees and who was home on leave after many
and Design Officer. perhaps members of our
I Here we are in the midst of a more ''
bought $2,193.75: worth of bonds. months on a battle wagon in the
The committee: Ethel M. Shan- Meeting House ( located midway'
world conflict that has its ulti-
as Someone sponsored a nice Pacific He wears three bronze
ahan. chairman: Floyd Taylor, Aircraft Overhaul upstairs) who I
mate aim FREEDOM for all
peo- i gram on July 4th for the 'B' shift. stars for major battles and has
treasurer; Agnes Joseph, secre- are both artist and poet, and are
ples. Think of the sacrifices and I
'Hoot' Gibson .
Our taken in
supervisor. wona part twenty-six engagements
tary: Russell Duguid.{ Harry Siler, the cost. letting their talent go to waste. '
bond in most recent Contest .
Hewitt Daniel. S 2 c: had a self- Mrs. Collier, as well as other members our -
satisfied; air because their efforts I The only price you will have to are afraid that their efforts He offered to tell anyone howit I Another son, Richard K. English -
of pay for FREEDOM from injuryis I was done for the sum of one is gunnery instructor at the
were crowned with the laurel are being misdirected. Such art!
a little thought. I I dollar. Oh yes by the time this section base in Mayport. He was
success by this of repeated question Such poetry! If the talented per-
"when can we have another Every day you take precautionsto sons will Identity themselves Mrs. ,I gets into print we won't be 'B' formerly Jr. Civil Engineer at
save yourself steps and inconvenience shift longer. Jacksonville NAS.
one ''" Collier will be pleased to direct j I
for example when you their efforts along more constructive Electrical: t hop :No. 11 I Still another son, Lester H.
HUT Uid You Know ThatA
I are about to go shopping, you see lines. The V. A. Norman and Company I I English. Jr.. only awaits his 17th
little excitement took place if have the to for
you money pay News Prom Pearl harborNeal have moved from the electrical birthday in September to join the
when an electric fan was shaken the contemplated purchases; this is Navy.
Green, formerly of Shop shop to what was formerly the i
loose from its moorings by vibration a Safety measure that take to
you Mrs. English is In the Civilian
35, and now in the Seabees, was turret shop across the corridor i
ana fell with a sudden clat- save yourself trouble.
unnecessary Defense Corps of the U. S. Army
heard from last week from Pearl J, A. Albright returned to work
ter of uoise to the floor, causinga ,, Now, the application of that I Air Corps, Interceptor Command.
Harbor. He is combining business after a visit with relatives in
certain gentleman to be enveloped same amount of forethought while
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with pleasure as he investigatesthe West Virginia. W. C Vaughn and
and tightly hugged by a you are at work will prevent acci- .
natives of that much talkedof B M. "Squire" Jone back
are I noonaanaaoaooasaaaoo
young lady who took him for her dents and FREE you and others

husband :'from mental anguish and physical Did paradise.You Know That ? from, R. "Grandma"looking restedMrs. Wells. |g Yard Dept. i
suffering, to say nothing of the g ga
The party was highly entertained Ray Hubbard, Shop Ol. In look- makes the best fudge, and samplesare
loss in and man hours of
by the unshackled group pay pro- '::, ing much better since his wife returned in popular demand. Lt Willis, I News o
duction will save. I
tt the piano, lending their vocal you from a two-weeks' vacationat Accessories Division Officer and I
i-hoida to the occasion by singing SAFETY is FREE, so there is no' I thc
Norfolk H. A. Burn, foreman, congratulate cC acaccaaacaca notll
i few good old songs. One female reason why you should not lay in a IVIi m.I.t't"! s their division for the I
Group, ( splendid Orchids again to the Fire Hous
good supply. Don't be afraid ofoverstocking :
add two male voices were out- I Throe new faces are now shiningin the recent bond I
i can't have I showing in campaign No. 3 for its neat building and
finding among the chorus. I 1 too much. you the Main Office: Adelia E. McI I I Of the various departmentsin beautiful lawn

During the presentation of the In WORK or PLAY I Inarnay In the Time Section; I I accessories, the electrical shop What WAVE\ named V. W. traveled

movies, who were the sorry looking To enov) tommiimBK +I, Louisa Aichel Correspondence was outstanding. to Miami to see the famed

gentlemen who appeared so : SKFK: TODXYVisitor. and Maurine H. Poole, the new Ordnance Shop No. 15 I Miami moon this past weekend ?
lienched- from the downpour ott Gasoline Rationing Lady Well P. W. Reynolds is vacationing ,I Did you know that the V-S Ferries -

.tin that they caused a puddle otwater ome, girls, we enjoy having you in Philadelphia with his son who provide a safe economical and,

to trickle: to the middle of : with usAdeline. I is stationed there in the Army pleasant way to ride to town ? Trya

the room AND later retired to o ; W. Jock, original author Francis Goulden and Alyce Teng- ferry ride tonight.

the galley to have their will t..-. t of this column, is on vacationit ley are back at work after sick The Seaman Guard
ironed dry while they used tahlt- :-I .:; Jf the beach this week. From the : leave j team continues to roll baseb.o:

rlotiu for sarongs ? ; looks of the weather, it won't be Profiler Shoji :\n. 13; I, top of the Station League ,

What members of the committee / ;- too much fun for her. Better luck I Among the new arrivals to the I second half. Richard "Lefty"

were ready to hide as the meal / :r,21 i'if !next time Adeline. propeller shop is Altagarcia Pa- ; Kersey pitched his second consec-

Wan delayed because the coffee i jl LOOK The title of "Miss A&R" was txot "Tata" to her newly-made utive one-hitter as he shut out the
AND with both Tula V. Hilly and : friends. A native of San Juan I
would not come to a boil I /1 SIGNAL split NATTCen Marines 1-0 Johnny Mo.*
% ,I Ruth Raiach. I&S, in the War Rica "Tata" is
Puerto an interpreter -
beach used T Cullough and "Flash" Folio led
Our residents are so <) the
% a'i Bond Campaign. A $50 War Bond i iI of dances Includ- ,
to retiring at sundown in order toget I s I Spanish hitting for the Guardsmen withcCullough's
up early enough to reach the ( !T I wilLbe given to each winner. Good ing the tango, rhumba, conga, bo-I ( two-base (hit being!

Station on time that they eased JI for you, girls.Congratulations. I lero, flamingo, and many others. '!' the deciding factor. "Long! John"

Out before the real friendly spirit to Mrs Ruth S. She dances and sings with her''' Castles and "Skin" Lloyd wereoutstanllng
Clark who has been with the Cor- brother Fernando, who also works in
got under way. I the field
respondence Section one year this in the A&R. Never tiring of their .
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heavy-set month. native dances, they practice at
male stood guard over the!! bevera I Eskimo: "What would you say,
A much needed rest was award- night in a local dance studio. ,!
{,j counter for the longest time Marguerite Ledbetter of Personnel "Tata" hope some day to have j' dear, if I told you I mushed my
I'uMic Works IVh Personnel % ,' dog team a thousand mile to tell
when she traveled to her I her own studio in Jacksonville I "
Betty Johnson of the File Room : home In Seattle, Washington, for but at present her main interestis I you I love you ?

13 now enjoying the coolness of I a few diys.: The few days seemed to do as much as she can to of Esklmoette." : "I'd say that's a lot
the mountains in North Carolina very long to us as we missed her bring the end of the war nearer. I

Francis Collison, who was formerly I smiling\ face That happy look on the face of lion in North Africa and Sicily.

in the Personnel Section, is I I Mary Ellen Baker also of Per*, W. L Still, supervising Inspector Wallace is In the Navy, stationedin

now back with us and IIn the +wsNMY + sonnel I, Is now on leave visiting I of our shop, is there for good reason I New Orleans.

Design Section. YMpL01 her new husband's family. They His two sons in the armed Ernest Beecher Is crossed off

fuMicorks Maintenance will like her as much as we do, services were home OH ten-day the sick list and Is back at work. "

Ch. Carp K. C. Griest left on .cr- I am sure.Accessories. leave at the same time, but neither R. Patterson has been trap: : '\

the 11th for Rhode Island for a : "[rave you a dime bank, Division i knew the other was coming. erred from aircraft overhaul tfU

two.weeks' cpurse. We hope that Johnny?" Instrument Shop No. Ifl They had n.t.-seen each other the propeller shop. PatM an old

tit wilt ,coma baclt. looking. very. Johnny:, "No, but I have \a bill. R. H. Burt has returned sun- for four years Jimmy .Ia In the timer, been In Alt nearly two and

and ready a, lo t o "st '-, '-.')- Army Air Corp, and hiss seen QC- one-hulf years. -

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a 5j3KJiB aa WELFARE>OaU3IB3iSHafflillCO Da Q f"1 gi [ Attention AllBrooklynites Receives Second Air Medal Turret School

i PRESENTSO I Iru I s Student Given

c aooaoasnaaoaaaaaaannzJJVivian Because of the large number of I 2nd Air Medal Q

boys at NATTC who hail from

Brooklyn and thereabouts, we A. J Myers, AOM2c, whose
l asked Billy Reed, Y2c, a "Brook- x blazing guns sent a Jap Zero
lyn Comedian" (whatever that is), 1y crashing into the Pacific in an
,y to give us his views of the old burg aerial action over Truk last February -
de gathered on his last leave. Billy was awarded his second
has appeared on numerous jamborees 1 '
r ; F Air Medal last week in a ceremonyIn
and smokers at NATTC W the office of Capt. J, B. Lynch,
as master of ceremonies and his Commanding NATTC. j i
ready wit has made him a favorite
I Myers, now a student in Turret -'I j
i here. So, settle down comfortably .
r School, was the turret in !
I gunner !
and let's take to
a trip Brooklyn
a carrier-based torpedo Diane in I
'with Billy.It (iLr2r
tress.the assault on the Jap Island for-

was like a dream getting
; 1 back home. After being away for j "We were just pulling out of ,
two years. War hasn changed our dive when two Jap planes attacked 4
I Brooklyn much. Everything seems' us," he stated. "One was .'

the same except there is more of S coming in high, and I let him have :,'

<. it When I first got my leave I :. about 75 rounds. The Zero started
-<. thought I would never get back. flaming then went out of control
The train ride seemed so long -and and quickly plunged into the
far away. After I got back to water."

Brooklyn the days flew by as fastas : The citation, authorized and ...
a Hellcat Vacations always go ; signed by Admiral C. M, Nlmitz
t, v: by quickly. That's why you havet tells the story 0 .
di" :. I N look back at them to see where A. J. Myers, AOMtc, who has seen action In eight engagementsIn I "For meritorious achievement
s A you've been and what you've the Pacific: and has knocked down a Jap Zero, received his second In aerial flight In action againstthe
.L _: .. done. Air Medal last week. The presentation' wa made by Capt. J. B. enemy during the attack on

Austin The subways I rode to the ball Lynch left Commanding NATTC. Myers Is a student in Turret the Important Japanese base of
SchOOL Other officers shown are, L to r., Comdr. \\'. II. dishing, Executive Truk 16-17 1M4. All
Glamor girls, fast-paced comedyand game were as crowded as ever. February, :
Officer Comdr J. \Valrath Lt. Comdr. William Cronan
music that! will send youallthis Even the men were standing. Pea ; ; ; Turret gunner of a torptdoIIanf'
for free tonight when the USO ple were still reading the daily and Lt. C nulr. II. F Finney.Tense' he participated In two

Broadway stage show, "Help papers-over each other's shoul- bombing attack ou enemy ship- >
Yourself goes into its routine at der. Just an old American custom. And Dramatic MomentsIn 1lngOn one of these flights, his ':,1
1800 and 2000 at the NATTC auditorium I offered my seat to a lady. She plane was attacked by at least '.
was so surprised that she fainted. Lives of WAVE Students two enemy fighter, one of which 7'
One of the features, or rather, When she revived she thanked me he personally hot down. By his $
six of the features, ate the Muriel I was so surprised that I fainted By };08. Mary Jane Boyle. skill, he contributed greatly to ''i
Asch Girls, an acrobatic, tap and Walking through the turnstilesat Our little party was gathered in room and faced us. HE stood there the defense of his plane and attack f,.
jive dancing sextette The lassies, Ebbets Field was a thrill I a small room. The electric lights silently for a few moments (ain't group, which succeeded' In fj.
described as an attractive ag- never thought I'd experience were not on. The only illumination this dramatic, though), then said getting many bomb hits on en- .Jemy -
gregation of Broadway buds, put again. When "Lippy" Dorocher's coming from whatever sunlightwas "You are about to have your first ships and shore Installations -
on an act which is highly rated Dodgers play at home you can see able to filter in through the contact with secret equipment. His courageous and skillful -:'.

and designed to please. as much action as in the South partly covered windows. This announcement was followed performance of duty was In'I i
i Other acts are: Pacific-especially if they are We were quiet and yet in spiteof by an impressive silence on our keeping with the highest tnull- .Jftlons .
Wilfred Mae Trio-Wilfred, Mae playing the Giants. Every Brook- our outwardly relaxed positions, part (Oh, boy! Secret stuff!) of the Natal ser\ice."

and Johnny put on a spectacular, lyn fan is a "Giant killer,"' and there was a certain aptitude of He continued, "The is a new Myers received his first Air :
top-speed hoop rolling a n-d every umpire must make infallible alertness blanketing the entire .. that the enemy have nothing Medal in February lOB for five "4

juggling act. They keep 15 hoopsin decisions or they will hang him group. As we sat there meditatingon that can .... to it. The Japanese missions against the Japs-four ,*.*,
the air at one time. the outcome of this little ses- would I raids on Wake Island and one on
at half mast. give their teeth (tusk
and Eddie- sion, the silence was broken by an Tarawa. lie has been on eight *
Smith. Rogers
I watched the Brooklyn's and tusk!) to get some .... .... it. Of
wits"Two series of knocks in the Pacific in- .,
nit uneven light on ,
."Those international the Giants play. It didn't seem! course if it rains, then .... .... .. .. engagements
in comedy the door. (Termites) two intense dogfights over
men and a girt a eluding
The time is now. .... if
real until I heard someone yell. you must
One man detached himself from the Marshall Islands and RabauL
and dancing performance ,
pantomime "throw the bum out" Then I this old grey head but God .... \
the group of men standing at the Myers, a slender youth who is
t America!
Betty Johnston-singing come knew I was home again.I rear of the room and crossed silently full of determination, grinned as .
dienne a la Betty Hutton. walked slowly through Pros- to the door. When he reached We sat there awed and silent. he said, "It was a very satisfying ':.
Dave Wallace-The "Old Timer" pect Park and it made me think of it, he muttered something un HE continued on in a lower but feeling to see that Jap go down." -
banjoist who has traveled most of the days when I was a kid. How intelligible. All of us had the align more emphatic tone, "I want you A native of Texas Myers has :"1
the world in his 40 years behind I'd watch the sailors from the inputs on our ears tuned to maxi- always to remember .... Harbor been in the Navy a little over two J
the footlights. Navy Yard rowing around the lake mum, but all we could pick up and also the fact that .... is the years. He had his gunnery training 1
Dunwell and Reed-A novelty every Sunday. I never dreamed was, "password" that made Milwaukee famous" at Yellow Water leaving there ,J
marionette presentation, with six then that some day I would be From the other side of the par- We all solemnly intoned, "I do" in December of 1942 In addition ".i 3

variety numbers. back at this same lake-in a sailor tition came, .... .... .... !" (By the and that was that. to his Air Medals and the Aircrew ;*
Rudy Carleton pianist and suit. I went to the Zoo and fed way, this little article is subjectto Any resemblance to any situa- men wings, he wears two ribbons i
musical conductor. peanuts to the monkeyswhenthe censorship.) Apparently the cor- tion here or there is purely irreve- the American Theater and Asia. *
keeper wasn't looking. I always rect words had been spoken, and lant and immaterial. Pacific with three stars.
did it as a kid and right now, the door swung open. HE walkedin. .4
; more than anything else in the Judo Men Put In Plug of winter sports nestling in the "
r-: : world I wished I were back in Immediately the atmosphere In shadow of towering, snow-covered
knee pants again. Kids have so the room changed. (Maybe they For Pacific Northwest Mt. Hood, the summit of which is ';

much fun.-only they don't realizeit 'should open the door more often). almost 12,000 feet above sea level ".
till they grow up. No longer was it one of watchful Speaking of the wide open The Columbia River Highway, '.

t I had to go to Coney Island. I waiting, it was one of expectancy. spaces and the wonders of Nature, which follows that majestic water.
I Brooklyn just wouldn't seem the I HE walked to the front of the is a favorite pastime of MAD Judo way through deep and breath. .
Men Brad Ecklund and Chet
same without it. The beaches were taking gorges, heavily wooded and
still packed with people, and pop All Personnel "Chesty" Haliski. a veritfble fairyland of waterfalls.The .
bottles, lunch boxes, papers and They both hail from Portland, fishermen will find thorough.
other remnants were strewn aboutto Oregon-"The City of Roses" out the State of Oregon hundredsof
add the finishing touch to a Urged To Have just an hour's drive from any of rushing streams and deep, quiet

familiar scene. Brooklyn out on the following picturesque and lakes, fairly alive .with gamey, ...
a holiday. I had seen other beaches Life InsuranceAll scenic playgrounds: fighting trout and salmon.
Pacific Coast Beaches whose And all that theM
covered with people-people who Naval personnel who do not according to
will never move from those National Service Life Insur- wide, white sands are flanked on men of Oregon, la just a rough
beaches. Here it was different. have the one side by towering, green, sketch of what the great Pacific .
who do not have the full
Here there was life. ance, or wooded hills; and on the oppositeside Northwest really is, When they \ .
amount of $10,000, are urged to
I went to Luna Park with its immediately by the gently rolling Pacific mention these things they're merely
myriad of games and carnival apply for this vital protection surf, studded with rugged rock skimming the surface. '

concessions The Scenic Railway, formations; all of which serve to "Pay us a visit after the war: I
Lt. (jg) W. E, Kearney of the
the Shoot-the-Shoots, the Virginia enhance the beauty of gorgeous and you'll see what we
Personnel Office is the Insurance
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Reel, The \\blp. All the sunsets. say. Sounds like a good idea,
rides that put your heart In Officer The following at quoted from Timber Line Lodge for devotees at that. ':.

.wI your mouth and makes your BuPers and BuSandA Joint letterto ..
stomach do an Irish Jig. But it's all ships and stations: Bulkhead

Gloria de Haven fun. "An investigation discloses thata
Another stage show will be pre- Barkers were still shouting number of men recently reported -
sented next Wednesday at 1800, a about the wonders on the inside missing from ships lost at sea
Navy Jamboree featuring profes- for ten cents. And the Freak did not carry National Service Life T7 S
sional dancers. singers and novelty Show with its strange people. You Insurance. A number of others had _
acts from clubs and theaters in look at the freaks with curiosityand less than the full 510,000 to which
Jacksonville. At 2000 Wednesday, they look back at you with they were entitled under the law.
the film, 'Sensations of 1945," is amusement. Sort of mutual entertainment "Obviously all men on active

scheduled, starring Eleanor Pow- duty, and especially those serving Q)
ell, Dennis O'Kefe, W. C. Fields I Steeplechase had always fascinated aboard ships or overseas, shouldbe 'ii .;
and the orchestras of Woody Her- me, ever since I was six, insured for the full $10,000.
man and Cab Calloway.The and watched others go through the Further information on this mat-
crazy rides and slides. ter may be obtained from Lt Kear-
schedule (at the NATO Every thing here was built for ney.

auditorium) : laughs-and you got plenty of '- i I .
1800 2000, USO Stage them. I had to go in and see it .
again. Women were still scream-

Show.Friday, 1800, 2000, Step Lively ing, as little funny clowns pressed NATTC LIBRARY .
with Frank Sinatra and Gloria buttons that manufactured a wind FICTION: ,
storm that at from Land I Itsre Chosen, by Ellin Berlin
up you
de Haven. (Mr. Irving Berlin).
Saturday, 1800, 2000, Louisiana holes in the floor and caught all Leave Her t. Heaven, by Ben Ames
Ride with Judy Canova. the dresses in the breeze and blew Williams.
Hay t. Arm Bruce Lancaster
them still Trampet by -
high. People were craw-
Bombardier with
Sunday, 1500., .
rat O'Brien. ling through the "Barrel of Fun" The Women oa the Perth, by Caro-
Sunday, 1800, 2000, The Harry that rolled and rolled and made line Gordon.
Ape with Susan Hayward and you roll with it. Nearest thing to NONHCTIOMsAir Transport NalaU., by Peter
William Bendix.: being at sea in a storm Here if II Redpath
Monday, 1730, 1015, Watch on you missed your step you'd go Root a Marine In the Making by
Gilbert P F
the Rhine with Betty Davis and plunging down a long chute. Out The Coming Bailey Struggle tr Trace, by
Paul I Henrekl. there If you missed your step you'dgo Andre VlMon
1800 2000, Twilighton plunging-period. As I watched Daybreak for Oar Carrier, by Max:
Tuesday, ,
I Miller Fr
the Prairie with Eddie Qull- the Airplane Ride go spinning Democracy Bebop, by Henry A. Wallace '
lan, Vivian Austin and Jack Tea through the air with everyone j ,
gardM's'orchf"l'tra.. laughing it made me think of the I Never Left Home', by Bob Hope r r ;;
Jam planes spinning through the skies Jacohowikr and the Colonel, by
Wednesday, 1800, Navy Franz Werfel
b over Guadalcanal, Tarawa and Preliminary Airplane Benign, by U. C o _...a: .a. .aar.w :ra.
boree. Wilson "S'too bad Pete was a swell but I told him theywoludn't
2000 Sensations Kwajalein. Only there it wasn't guy, .
( )' selogy of Living, by Wendell
of 1913 with Eleanor Powell Continued on Page Eleven White stop even if he did lie down in the road"


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50- "Old Salts"graduate Seaman School Students Get Around uuuG000tto0OOnGt7t9f9 1

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Seaman SchoolA 0E3onnoononfQQi Q X2cIoo000!

By Pfc. Bill Wilson
half) hundred enlisted men inNATTC's
No. 5 in the questionnaire department
Ship's Company this
week completed a 26-day course in at the Marine Aviation
basic seamanship at the Center'sSE'amanshlp Detachment at NATTC. The ques. .
School and in doingso tionnalre-"What has been your

became by their own admission"old most interesting, funny or unusual -
salts." experience, since joining the
service i ?
The school is unique in that

those taking the course volunteerfor .. I
Pvt. John F. Green" of Cam
It, and because aviation tech-
bridge, Mass., says: "When I was
nical training seldom included elementary -
seamanship for enlisted in boot-camp at P. I., the D. L

men.---although th, :y're pr,\Id d was shbwing us some Judo holds.
While, to throw of
attempting one
of aviation instructionLt.
every the men over his shoulder, his
(jg Robert C. Phelan In J. pants split wide open in the back.
charge of the school, says "Noth- This was one of the few occasions
ing can put a man more at ease on when a "boot" could laugh at a
a new job f land thus help him to doa D. I."

better job) than a realization I'

he has at least a fundamental Pfc. R. D. Anthony, Akron, a
.t ledge of his duties." Knitted men attending the Seaman School at NAT1C get some' first-hand, practical Instruction j Ohio, "I like to remember the hill
he men finishing the course aboard ship during the 'ourte--antl lots of fun along with It. One class day is spent aboard one of billy from Tennessee who was in
probably won't be able to step the ferries! where these ph'tur't'rf' taken. At left B. N. Sibley, CUM, Is gh Ing the word to some of i boot-camp with me. He had quite
aboard a ship and splice a cableIn the "former landlubbers" on steering the boat. Men take over the wheel, and attempt to keep the boat I! a few peculiarities, but I got the
a manner to suit the watchfuleye on a fixed course by reading<< the compass. At right, some of the men, are shown down below learning biggest kick out of him at the
of a bon'n'M mate, but they just what makes the screws go 'round. Many of the men get their first Introduction to a boat's engine rifle range.

Mill at least know what splicinga room while taking the seaman's course. "Seems as though he got tiredof

cable Is-and know, too, what shooting at the butts, Jdnda

the procedure<< Is; and they won'tshow AIRCREWMEN ARE I, Attention All AGO Students wanted something live to shoot at.

up with any of those gran- On a distant hill, he saw a couple
ny knot which plagued so manyof PRAISED BY VET BrooklynitesContinued Get In of cows grazing. In his easy going;

them In Hoot Campthey'remore Lieut Philip Mortis, Jr., was re- ; From Page Ten Training way, he released the safety on

Intimate with n square<< cently assigned to the Free Gunnery for laughs. Aircraft his rifle and emptied a whole clip
knot and a dozen other more Standardization Committeehere I I Then just before I took the GunneryPerhaps :! at them. The bossies were safe
commonly used ones than they Coney Express back I had to stop enough" though, "cause the Tennessee -
after eleven months of sea of the effectiveness -
...\t'rn'r... before. I for hot dogs, pop corn, candied some deadly boy didn't know one target
I duty as gunnery of a Fighter of Naval Aircraft Guns
floss, and frozen custard. Sold at "
from the udder
If they ever get in the driver's Squadron aboard a carrier in being recorded in air combat can
peat of a ship they'll know, too, 'the Pacific. p I millions of little stands along the | now be attributed to officer training I
what to do when approaching another I He participated in the raids I I. streets A trip to Coney had wasn'tsuccessful | being conducted at the Aviation Pvt. John Noah Brown, of Ashland -
unless them
shipone blast of the whis- on Truk, Wake, Palau and Saipan.I you I Gunnery Officer School at I Ky. "I was twenty years old
all and filled till
tle to pass to starboard. and the taking of the Gilberts and you NATTC.,The school, under the di- when I came in the Marine Corps
about to blow j
They've actually been" in the Marshall 'I were up. !, rection of Lieut. Arthur B. Ben- and was on my way to bootcampin
And then tht're88 the nightI
driver's seat -not for long, but Because of !. strolled into Koseland Ball- nett, has as one of its major I San Diego. I was accosted by
long enough to get the feel of apowf'rboat's his experience room, the jitterbugs' heaven. The courses a complete study of Naval a very sweet old lady, who it seems
j overheard to beside
{ Aircraft Guns and Ammunition. me talking : boy
tiller and the wheelof '
and knowledge, dances were newer, the steps
about the Marines.
a large ship while under way; Lieut. Morris were a little different than whenI This course is offered by the Gun me joining
| "She to and laid
headed Lieut. came up me
for during the coursefour class J had left-but they were !still Department, by
was asked to Richard B. Williams. her hand on my arm and said:
Main Side where
days are spent on
dancing. 'Son, you know better than to join y
the Naval Air Station has made give the stu- It's nice to look back at it all I Officers attending the AGO the Marines at I just
available small boats and a ferry dents at and discover that it hasn't School are now receiving instruction -'know your age.than 16
are no more
for instruction! purposes. They are NATTC an idea : changed. New faces, new Indus- I in the mechanics functioning, years old you and that you have run
made acquainted with securing of their duties !! tries, new excitement, but the maintenance and adjustments nec- from home.' She was bound
b. away
lines, are shown proper methods" same old Brooklyn. 'essary to the Cal. 50 and Cal. 30
and determined !o call the policewhen
of mooring, and get practice heaving and the importance I Fulton Street, Borough Hall Browning Machine Guns and the I we stopped at a bus station.

the lead. a of their Bensonhurst, Flatbush, East New 20 mm aircraft cannon. This is accomplished -I But after a half hour of talkingI

In the bos'n's locker" the stu- work as air- I York Sands Street, Eastern Park- | by short classroom lectures finally convinced her, that I
.t crewmen "I'm Bedford Avenue. '! and demonstrations and by I
dents receive practical experiencein way I joined the Marines because I was
receiving blocks, rigging booms | Lt. Morris glad it Is) the I Streets that mean as much to a continuous practical handling of old enough and big enough and

and tripods, mousing hooks, serving -1 aircrewmen I am to talk about I Brooklynite as the Champs Elysee ,I the guns in the gun rooms, on wanted to. And besides my draft
lines, coiling, faking, and 'instead'! of me and where I have and the Rue de la Paix mean to a I, planes and on malfunction firing board insisted From now on I

flemishing, bending straps, and been" he said, nodding his head. 'I[ Frenchman. range. shall stay clear of sweet little old
ether seaman's duties. That the "Those boys really\ do a piece of I| I walked over the Brooklyn I In the gun rooms, the officers ladies."
course is interesting and helpful is | work that is beautiful to see, and', Bridge and below in the distance I completely disassemble and assem- __

indicated by the fact that many of in my opinion they have the best ': could see the trolleys, the busses, I'ble the guns learning detail nom- I I Pfc. Cedric A, Neilson, of Men- .

the students spend their liberty i jobs froro every standpoint of all\ the elevated trains, the theaters, enclature and most recent changesof Bola 111., Says. : "One evening another -
the enlisted men on a carrier. movies, five and tens. Keith's and' with all ad-
hours in the bos'n's locker gaining I I any parts, coupled Marine and I were entertaining -
additional skill and knowledge In I! "To begin with, they are not Loew's, Shubert's and the Majestic justments necessary to keep the two young ladies at the

basic seamanship. members of the carrier's crew but I II the Academy of Music and guns at their highest rate of fire. beach. We were all gazing at a
members of the air and Aeolian Hall. All of them still I On the malfunction the
Several! lectures and movies are are group |' range plane in the sky, trying to impress
woven into the school's schedule, 1 squadron. When a squadron goes standing where I had left them cause and correction of stoppages the young ladies with our knowledge -
giving: these "old salts" plenty of I ashore they go too. When a squadron and it all added up to the most and proper preventive measures to of planes, etc. After due deliberation -
hints on abandoning ship, and day leaves a ship for home or another colorful city in the world. keep the guns free of stoppagesare \ I confessed I didn't
and night visual signals. Runningand assignment, they go along | Brooklyn where everybody studied under actual firing I know what type of plane it was.
anchor lights under various I because they are a part of that j comes from and where a tree | conc tions. In the newly created I "The girl I was with cleared her

conditions are demonstrated by the [' squadron, while the ship they have grows. re-arming area I known in AGO throat in a casual manner, ex-
use of an ingenious "light" board been on may be at sea for many School as "Tarfu" Island I the i/iaincd ar 1 emphasized not ally
made by the instructor. I more months." i I munication by radio during a : officers" dismantle and replace the the type, but the model, .maker,

As Lt. Phelan points out, when I "The aircrewmen see more actlon flight, and so are aware of whatever .' guns and their accessories in all I type of motor, speed! and: Horsepower -

the men complete the course they than the other enlisted 'The is taking TBF place will at all a I' types of Naval planes. i and not Irrgetting the: range; ,
they fly
are by no means finished seamen, If their planes aren't taking mt'n.1 sweet number. It is the opinion of I While major emphasis is placedon end fuel capacity. It seemed she
for that takes long years of ex-' in some raid they still fly on sub- machine guns and aircraft cannons assembled this type of plane In a
that take off and
perience. It does help them to feel marine and plane patrols. All the : many land better pilots than they of the Navy'sother every other type of armament -i nearby factor)'. Was r..y face
whentht'Y they do kills the monotony I and its equipment red'
more at ease on shipboard flying planes. As for firepower, I accessory
fundamental of ship routine. used in Naval Aircraft is studied
know a seaman's -
Forward tur- I I'I !
have it.
they 'guns, ''
duties.B. I "The pilot of a TBF and the two ret and tail stinger. A TBF witha during the gun course with his enlisted men under all
N. Sibley CBM supervisesand aircrewmen are a close working good crew can well take care I'I "At the end of this course" conditions as a team so that every
men who have had years of 1 team and their relationship is very of Itself." stated Lieut. Williams, "the Ord- weapon can be maintained" at max

wa duty teach the classes. informal. One of the reasons whywe I Lieut. Morris, a native of Chicago nance or Gunnery Officer not only imum ,efficiency. ,,
I have so few casualties is the Ill, entered the Navy in I knows every piece of gun equipment I % JJ ? n.r r 9
Send the Jax Air News home! three men are in constant com- September 1942 and attended the in his care but has receive : Sign on a Seabee foxhole somewhere
------- instruction in the proper adminis- in the South Pacific:
Aviation Gunnery Officers School i
Practical Instruction At AGO here" prior to being given duty tration of equipment and is well "Through these" portals pass the
fastest mortals.
aboard the carrier. equipped to more closely work
a 1 -.wM- -- --
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f1.,. MORE ENTRIES Primary Gunnery



30-mile swimming mara-
than at NATTC, scheduled' to start
last week, was postponed because
I of the lack of a sufficient numberof
te entries.

I About 15 men have entered, but r
at least five more are needed be-

fore the meet gets underway. An f a u oa
1 engraved trophy will be awarded to
the winner and medals to the

second and third placers, and all 1v
men who are interested but have

not entered as yet are urged to
contact the Physical Training Department
immediately. 'Pt'
A Both pools will be available two ." PI
wy hours daily, except Sunday, and
1Pr? .....;.: 'MN. contestants will swim as many

't'i laps in this time as they are able

<;' ,# to Laps will be recorded on a
mileage basis. The marathon I Is
<,,- open to all students and Ship's

& Out at "Tarfu Island," student-officer get practical Instruction inwearing Company except_ TTA Division._ _
down, cleaning, repairing aircraft guns at NAT'''('. On completion I -! Jfc j m

of the course, they are equipped to work dOM"ly11th their Officer to WAVE: No no, Miss ,x.

men having a working knowledge 1 of the guns.. From left to right: I Quackenbu.her'hen! somebody .,
Lt. (Jg) D. T. Brown, IX J. S. Brewer, Lt. H. Uhltaker, Kn< I approaches your sentry! post, you '" A it" J
It. T. Alexander, Ens.. J. O. Kamlenleckl, Kns. II. M. Williams Kn. ,, are to cay, "Halt! Who goes Students In the basic Ordnance School: get Instruction In the primary .
C. M. Croughan, Lt. George Sie\en, limner II. B. Matherly, and Lt. there?" Not, "Stop or I'll gunnery phase. The lads are working on 50 cal. machine guns.
P. It. Coney. The last Is one of the Instructors In this phase. scream!" The Instructor, shown at right, Is. Sam Moreln, AOM2c.


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I 1\1NATTC/\, Boxing Team Claims Service Championship Of U. S.

: Ring Stars Shine After Al Highers Scores Over Vero -

Drubbing Parris Island I

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The highly potent, supercharged NATTC boxing team ha s I NETT

., laid claim to the national service championship, and intend

to hang right on to the title until some team is able to prov,Se

them wroncr. ,4
The Training Center ring 1
men stripped the Charleston Jordan for a nine-count, that gav,e ews ee .,
; Ramoth his decision and N A'"T C
Coast Guardsman of their its third bout. Had the Marine wor
southeastern team champion- I this bout the match would have S /
ship last their 1 ended in a 3-3 deadlock.
May-proved I Seeing as how our exp.c uox-
The Ramoth
put or
ability by successfully defending I his best showing of his brief fistic) S ers on the NATTC ring team are
t' their crown twice againstthe career to hold his own along with I piling up such an excellent record
Camp Stewart soldiers-I I the more experienced members of including inserting themselves .
and then last I the team. The bout was going Into the national ring pic
I ture
along at an even keel, neither boy we thought you fellows would
pounced on and whipped the having an advantage, when Ram like to know a little more about

unsuspecting Parris Island oth exploded his right. The punch them.
Marines, the team which came staggered Jordan, and the local 4 So here they are. MEET Tl
here with the reputation of I fighter was able to pile up the : \l. )1

being. the_No. 1 service teamin J points The from most then exciting on out.: clash was : CHARLIE DEDMON, 130, 27'

the u. s. the savage Brodt-Seymour outIng z years old worked for Firestonein
"If that doesn't make our boys Brodt overcame tremendous Jacksonville as a salesman on
the champs, then I don't know disadvantages to wrest a the road never fought profes-
.. what they have to do to get it," close decision. Seymour, a for- a ., sonally was amateur feather-
asserted Lt. Roy Womach. who is mer pro, was the southern middleweight Al Highers left, NATO Marine ace, has a clever, if unique box. weight champ of Jax for six years,
In charge of the NATTC team. titleholder at one time Ing style, and while he may seem wide open here, his opponent did and for two years was both state
: "When you beat the kingpin, you and he held a 10-pound weight not find that to be the case. Highers won a clO4 decision from his and southeastern champ play-
t take his place, and that is just advantage over the local kayo rugged foe at right, Tony Vero of Parris Island. ed high school baseball is an
What our boys did." ace. excellent boxer and crowd pleaser

Lt. Marty Karow, Officer-In- On top of this Brodt suffered a Ens. Sutherland ring instructor here mar-
Charge! of the Physical Training wide gash over his right eye in the Unbeaten Gunnery ried and has two children.

Department, concurred, making second round. However, this refused Rated Top Golfer
it practically unanimous, and the to daunt Howie. With blood Team Wins No. 7 Ens. EDDIE BARNETT, 136, from
Benjamin (Duke Suther-
,, word swept XATTC like wildfire streaming down his face, the MAD land ) i Salem, Va. captain of base-
--generally speaking. Instructor blasted away with ma Two league leaders racked up of the NATTC Welfare Department ball and basketball teams and played
f y The champs have set an enviable chine-gun rapidity and twice sent victories, one was defeated and be is generally conceded to football In high school has
r record since they started their winning Seymour to the canvas with bat- the other two were idle In softball the best golfer at the Training 3 brothers In service, one of whom
., splurge in May. The highly tering rights. play in the five leagues at Center, although he frankly ad- has received Air Medal with 2
rated Charleston club came here Al Highers, the other MAD In- NATTC last week. mits that, because of lack of prac- Oak Leaf clusters worked for
with the southeastern team title, structor on the local team, also In the spotlight again was the tice be, his game is not what it usedto Salem recreation dep't as physical
and departed on the short end of turned in one of his best exhibitions crack Gunnery ten, which is well training instructor is ring instructor
a :5: to 1 score-shorn of the title. as he won a close duke from : ahead of the pack in the Officers' ,. Ens. Sutherland here .. single and 22
The strong Camp Stewart outfit Tony Vero, four times national League. Gunnery downed the fading '" was the has spanned NATTC boxing
I fell before the local sluggers by amateur champion. It was a whaleof Administration team, 4 to 2, :;t" pro and club history and done as much as anyone
decisive of battle with the clever Hfgh- for its seventh victory against no in
t scores 5 to 2 and 5 to 0 a i I of the developing both boxing and
Then came the crowning climax ers outfoxing Vero with lightninglefts defeats. At the same time, Brig- manager boxers here coming along likea
when the locals established a and making the Parris Island ade climbed Into a second place tie I Millsaps Golfing breeze master of infighting
beachhead on the one and only boy miss badly Vero was unable to with Technical Training by out- I Association at fought in minor pro bouts .
Parris Island Marines and woundup capitalize on his 7-pound pull. scoring Ordnance, 7 to 4. i I Jackson Miss., was state champ, quarter final-
with a lustrous and convincing Both Brodt and Hlghers had The other loop leader to add I before he entered ish in N. Y. amateur tourney .
4 to 2 verdict. tough struggles, but they went one more in the victory columnwas the Navy in was junior Golden Gloves champ of
The next step the champs take all-out to maintain their records TTM of the National circuit. 1912, and his Virginia, and won lightweight title
will be to go to the South Carolina of never having lost a fightat Babick hurled a neat one-hitter club teams piled in first NATTC tournament in '42.
base on 28 July for a rematch the Training Center allowing only a weak single by i up an enviable
with Parris Island. "Naturally we Dedmon opened the show witha Goss, as TTM rapped 10 hits for a s record during AL HIGHERS, 138, Utica N. Y.
will be gunning for another victory convincing decision over Sawyer, 14 to 0 triumph over TTD1. In b..... .......rn nd his four years 22 years old worked at-
but we know it will be a a former pro. Dedmon is the lad i other National encounters, Busen- there. His club won every inter- Oenida Silverware Co. foughtas
tough match there," Lt. Womach who laughs when he gets hit, but burg let TTF down with six blows club match during that period, and amateur and pro before entering
said.A he doesn't laugh often for he is a as Bks 65 won by :S: to 3, and won the Mississippi State Amateur service has never been
loss'would still give the mitten master of the ring art, a superb Bks 64 nosed out TTT, 4 to 3. Tournament in 1942 and 1943. beaten since entering service .
.. a half share in the national boxer who is fully aware of how to Blumenfeld hurled for Bks 61 and The 6 foot 2, 200-pound officeris is clever, fancy boxer and toughto
team title, but victory over ward off blows. Sawyer started Ray for TTT. Each gave up half a slugger off the tee, usually beat boxing instructor in
the ex-champs on their own strongly, but Dedmon caught his a dozen safeties. carrying 250 to 260 yards. His Marine Aviation Detachment here
.. stamping grounds would quell style midway in the opening round, TTA-1, setting the pace in the best tee shot went 320 yards, landing married.
any lingering doubts on the and it was his fight the rest of the American, lost its second straight on the green. "But I had the
championship ability of the way. contest. Pitcher Green tamed the advantage of a tailwind," he said. BILLY RAMOTII, 149, Patter.son .
XATTC_ glover Popular Eddie Barnett caughta leaders as TTQ scored by 8 to 3. He recently toured the Timu- n. J. 17 years old .
Last friuay card was considered __ tartar_u_ _u_ when. _____ he__ ran. Into. __ the__ best. TTR won over TTHD( ), 4 to 3. quana course in Jacksonville in Navy student considered promising
the best ever staged here and Parris Island had to offer Frankie In First Regiment tilts Blk 3 par 70, but he admits that his fighter good pro pros-
was attended by a crowd of about Carto. But Barnett put up a great won two games, downing Bks 6 game is off now, in the vicinityof pect was lightweight county
3,000 sailors, marines and offic- fight and lost only by an extremely by :5: to 2 and Bks 1 by 4 to 1, 75 to 80.ALABAMA. champ left high school to join
ers. The results of the six bouts, close decision-and this to a Bks 4 fell before Bks 2 by an 8 to --, Navy Now a protege cC Al
in the order they came on. follow fighter who has battled such ring 3 count. Other scheduled contests Slnlbaldl. from whom he has learn
(NATTC fighters listed first) : stars as Chalky White, Pedro Her were either postponed or rained DUBOSE, 171, Elba, ed plenty Has sudden and hard
Ala .
Charlie Dedmon, 130 decision- nandez and Lou Constantino. It out. years old and single right.
ed Russ Sawyer, 136; Eddie Bar- was a bitter, skillful infighting ." was .star grid player and also -
nett, 136 lost to Frankie Carlo, I duel. Two Judges named Carto, and in the clinches, and the decision basketball and baseball in high HOWIE BRODT, 153, 21 years
132; Al Highers 138 outpointed one voted for Barnett. was roundly booed. school real all-arounA athlete old Utica N, Y. single .
Tony Vero, 145; Billy Ramoth, 149 Alabama Dubose 171, who holds Two preliminary bouts, between picked up his ring ability at was steel worker at Naval station
beat Billy Jordan 145:: ; Howie the light heavy and heavyweighttitles NATTC sailors, opened the show.R. Center has been fighting 11 before joining service baseball
Brodt. 154 decisioned Eddie Sey- here, also waged a fine bat- M. Smith, 150, won a close decision months considered fine pros- and basketball star in high school
mour, 164; and Alabama Dubose, tle against Thornton, and In the over S. J. Kupferberg, 150, pect recently whipped highly has terrific ring record .
171, lost to Al Thornton 163. opinion of the crowd, should have in a fast moving bout, and G. W. regarded boy from Camp Stewart, never fought as a pro never
A swift right cross by Ramoth been awarded the verdict. It wasa Griffith, 117, took the last two Bernie Reynolds, and also Floyd beaten since entering Marine Corps
that came from nowhere midway close match, both of the big boys rounds to outpoint E. S. Rector, Cryderman of Charleston team . is Instructor at MAD and
in the second round of his clash connecting with hard rights. 119. ,_ I I Packs classy left jab and hard is knockout star of team packs
with Marine Jordan was the most Thornton kept in close, evading ":" .- rightFashion great punching power has
significant punch of the evening.It Dubose's potent left. The Marine SOFTBALL STANDINGS --+ +-- whipped prominent pro fighters,
was this punch, which downed displayed a tendency to hold on note: "They're wearing including Seymour of Parris Island
(Results to 17 July) the same thing in brassieres this and Cranford of Charleston Navy

pmmnfl+ Tnfrc 1 M nrinp Fnof Team-American League W. L. : year." Guard.

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Team W. L.
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< TTT 4 5
TTD-1 3 6
'Bks 65 2 6
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Brigade 3 2
j Ordnance 2 :5 ,_ S 5.ti
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Bombsight 1 7
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Billy Hamoth, left, up-and-coming youngster on the local boxing Bits 1 Charlie Dedmon, left, of the NATTC ring team, used his educated
team, massages the ear of Billy Jordan of the ParrU Island Marines Bla 11 0 4 left to keep Russ Sawyer of Parris Island off balance. Dedmon
la their bout here last week. lUnioth outboxed and out hit
the marine
handily over the Marine
J' j a former pro fighter. Third maa la the
to win ft thiw-rouml decision the laE Air New home! ring N Houston Jones of Jacksonville.:


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