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VOL, 2, l.Jo 27 ? 21 September 1944

An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


Depth Rode The Airways For Two Aircrewmen Of Tusk

Force 58 Dow n In Oceun But Their Number!! iNmsdt_ Up

Death sometimes blinks his eyes,
and men sUp from his cold grasp. the Naval Air Gunners School near able, all the others being on anti. made their decision and nosed over I smoke was pouring up through the
I sub patrol. to attack the smaller of the two bomb bay. Part of one wing was
War is full of where
examples ,
when it seemed that nothing could here.The story begins with four I I Every pilot and crewman knew Jap forces. I shot and several hits were madein

stop Inexorable fate, something torpedo planes of Navy Air the extraordinary hazards involvedfor Lt. Brown, observing! that no i the fuselage. I called the pilot,
the attack launched in the
was attacks were being made upon but the interphone had been shot
and life went in
happened on right Group 21 which, without fighter waning hours of the afternoon and the larger carrierbattleshipforce away, so I got no answer. I knewwe
the face of death.
support, attack a Japanese fleetIn at the extreme range of some 250: turned away and dived on were on fire and I started
Take the cases of ARM2c EllisC. the Battle of the Eastern Philippines miles. this formation. The three other getting out of there."

Babcock and AMMlc: George on June 20th of this year The four torpedo planes from Group 21 TUP'S followed and I Meanwhile, Platz climbed down
Platz for example. Babcock and Platz were In the Air Group 24, with Lt (Jg) George they made a long diving turn to out of the turret and Joined Bab.
Platz and Babcock flew in the thick of the battle In which the Brown flying the plane in which place the sun at their backs.: cock. .
same plane and for 36 hours they Japs lost one carrier, two tankers Babcock and Platz were assigned, The four torpedo planes wentin "By the time I got the hatch
diced with death every minute. It and a destroyer sunk, In addition flew to the enemy In company with all alone, with no fighters or open Platz was beside me," says
was an experience, confirmed by to four more carriers, a aircraft from other carriers of dive bombers to help divert the Babcock "and we Jumped out at
the Navy Department, which included battleship, three cruisers, two Task Force :58. The Jap force was Jap defenses about 1,000 feet. It was my first
being hit by ack-ack, parachuting destroyers and three tankers divided into three groups. One The Japs threw everything they Jump and, I hope, my last one* '
; down in the center of the damaged in a futile attempt to comprised mainly tankers and the had at the four torpedo planes, "Ack ack was bursting all
Jap fleet, spending a night in the save Salpan from capture. other two, 20 miles to the north, I and-but we'll let Babcock tell the around us as we parachuted down.
water without a life raft and in When, after chasing the Jap were identified as carrier task rest of it. We didn't know whether the Japa
constant danger, and winding up fleet, the Navy's Task Force 58 finally groups. I "As we broke through the cloudswe were shooting at us or our plane
with being interviewed by Vice came within long range ] Like celestial pallbearers, the ran into a storm of anti-air- I noticed three torpedo wakes
Admiral Marc Mit.cher, comman- striking distance and the order was Air Group 24 planes circled over craft fire" related Babcock, a headed straight for the Jap car.
der of Task Force 58. given to man planes and attack, the Jap force in company with air- Buffalo, N. Y., boy "I was straf- rler."
Platz and Babcock are now to- Air Group 24 had only four Grum- craft from another American car- ing a destroyer when I felt a severe Platz and Babcock became sep-
and at avail- rier. The other carrier's I looked around and Continued Two
gether again are on duty man Avenger torpedo planes planes Jolt. on rage
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Gov. Gets Report On WAVE Contest Navy's Ace Of Aces
Lt. Comdr. Sees _
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I !\ During A Tour

I t4'f WAVES in a great variety of
working billets were observedon
f : .w kF.' C A. p the Station by It. Comdr.
A .. USNR,
', .. Eleanor RJgby, duringher
visit Tuesday and Uednesdaj. -
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mandant of Seamen, U S Naval
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: Training School (\\R), the
Bronx, New York, is making a
.' six weeks' tour of naval activities
where enlisted women are
for the of
assigned, purpose
1 evaluating training at the Re-
i cruit School.In ;;, tr ,

addition to the visits paid a
R.,; h
4 _\ x 4 number of working units, Lt.
Comdr. Rlgby was entertainedat
', 1 4 3. v4 a dinner by the WAVE of-
ficers, and by a showing of the
Kodachrome transparencies of
WAVES at work on the Jacksonville -
and Miami bases. She
was the guest of Lieut. Edith
Stallings, USSR, WAVES Ad-
R'K Y ministrator for the NAOTC, and
of Lieut Hilda Guenther,
USNR, Administrator for NAS.
From here she went to Atlanta -
An enthusiastic:! supporter of lorida in the recruiting contest Georgia.
with Alabama and Georgia, Governor Spcssard L Holland Is shown ,
l_. here with WAVES Yeoman Eloise Parks of Jacksonville who gave \
r' the Governor a report on the first two weeks of the trl-state con MILITARY b
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test which will run through September. An attractive 22-year-old
J( daughter of a retired Army major Miss Parks Is touring parts COURTESYReferring t'T "4
of the state this month to stimulate Interest in the women's re- '. -

fcerve. Open to the :young woman of 20-36( applicants were being to your article on military : '
; referred to their nearest Navy Recruiting Station, or advised to courtesy in the August 1914 M' .,,
rr'r"r'' contact their local Volunteer WAVES Recruiter issue, you may be interested in Lt. Alexander \raclu, USSR top U. S. Navy air ace with 19
__ ____ ___ ___ ____ medals
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: I three reserve Civil Engineering this station last Friday by Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall, Chief
:: Contest Again Open ForI Corps officers under indoctrination. of Natal Air Operational Training.
They were out in a canoe The Gold Stars were awarded to Lt. Vraciu In lieu of a second' "
:/' Those Offer a lieutenant a j. g. and an ensign Distinguished Flying Cross and a second and third Navy Air Medal
: f Wishing To -and the ensign had Just been The 25-'ear-old ace already held one DFC and one Air Medal for

advised that a flimsy had been received his Pacific air \ictorles.
from BuPers indicating this Covered In Friday's medal citations were three Jap planes destroyed -
Name For Point
Seaplane next assignment. They were try- over Kwajaleln atoll January 29, an enemy tanker sunk off
ing to get back to shore, the tide Marcus island August 31 and a Jap bomber shot down In the Pacific -
After careful consideration of having dropped and the vessel run November 20, 1913.
\ 146 names submitted by enlisted Provisions Made aground.The I t. Vraciu, a native of East Chicago Ind. won sir of his air
personnel on this Station, both j.g., not wishing to get his victories In one diy( -June 19, the first day of the Rattle of the
.4 men and women, tHe committee in shoes full of mud, said to the East Philippines. A former member of Air Group 16, attached to
,I, charge of selecting the winners of To Costs ensign, "You're the Junior on Task Force 58, he returned to this country from the combat zone
', the contest to name the recreation Defray board; how about getting out and last month lie expects to return to the Pacific In the near future.
center atSeaplane Point announced "
pulling this craft ashore ? Said
N'.i' ,. ",: Wednesday that the contest Emergency Medical Care the ensign, "You heard the news You'll Have To Do Xmas
would be reopened for a "
,', -I've Just been detached. Said
On Leave Is IncludedUnder
period of one week. the two-striper, "All right-since "

:.<. Final date for accepting names decision the Assist- you're now a passenger on this Shopping Early Ship'sService
a by
t''' in the contest will now be Thurs vessel, you take orders from the ;
, :. day 28 September, and an effort ant Comptroller of the United senior officer." The ensign: "But
"-\', will be made to announce the States on 21 June 1914, the Navy the article on military courtesysaid Ready To HelpThinking

..,' '' winner In the Initial October Issue Department may now defray ex- one must defer to seniors, and -
of the JAX AIR NEWS. Remember penses of emergency medical and the senior always leaves the boat of sending a Christ-
-t'i' the contest has been hospital treatment of the enlisted first." Said the lieutenant, "that mas gift to a buddy overseas or to "We have a very limited stor-
:. reopened and you've now gotjust personnel of the Navy and Marine may be true in normal times: but that gal back home ? age and display space, necessi-
as good a chance to win obtained from civilian tating a policy of Immediatesales
Corps this is a stranded vessel, and the fast.
with a new entry as anyone else.r4. sources while on liberty or leave, captain always leaves his ship Well, you'd mail better destined move for the ," Lieut. Adams said. "It Is
', This prize contest, offering where it Is impracticable to ob- last." Christmas must be hardly possible for us to store merchandise
;", awards of $25 for the name selected tain treatment from naval or other Ultimately all three had to get armed forces overseas: and until the pre-Christmast:
October 15
to even
.; as the best, $15 second prize government facilities. out and bring the canoe ashore sent prior there is short- shopping season, and then again
a and $10 for third place, was an- The decision is retroactive to with mud up to their knees. more of important merchandise this If you want to buy a gift for a
nounced In the edition of 31 Aug- 28 April 1912 Claims for such ex- REB, Capt., USN (From September age quality man overseas, it must. be sent
'a UHt, and 146 entries received fear now," he added.Emphasis .
were penses may be submitted in accordance issue of BuPers INFOR- Ships Service has. announced
; up to the deadline Monday, 11 with paragraphs 3162 MATION BULLETIN). that Christmas. gift items will be was laid on the fact
k Sept. However, the committee and 3161 Bulled manual and "- offered for sale until the supply that Ship's Service does not han.

Judging the entries has chosen to should be limited strictly to emer- DETROIT (CNS)-Although he rums out, antI there's no telling die any "Victory" or "Ersatz" mer. +
reopen the contest for one week. gency medical or hospital care as was a professional palm reader, when that will be. All merchandise chandise, and that quality products r
; In reopening the content the distinguished from elective treat- Hassin Kohn wouldnt hold hands suitable for Christmas presents are none too plentiful. -Shop
r.ommlUeotcompo of Comdr ment. The decision does not include with his own wife, Mrs. Kohn will be placed. on sale as It pers who wait for the last minutato <
John Raby, &tatlonexecutlve of- officers in view of article charged in filing suit for divorce comes In, according to Lieut. Joe purchase their gifts will find<

? ContltiufrU on Page Two 1189 (1) of Navy Regs. I here A. Adams Ship's Service officer. Continued on Page 'J.'w,.

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Death Rode The Receive Awards At Ceremonies Saturday Capt. Paradis And

Airways For Two Four Others Get

Down In Pacific Awards Saturday .

Continued From Page One Captain Joseph A, Paradis, Jr.
anted in the descent. s USMCR, of Louisville, Ky.. was
Babcock hit the bone cold water i awarded the Distinguished Flying
and swallowed a lot of it, but he ac e Cross at Jacksonville Naval Air
inflated his Mae West life jacket i w Station presentation ceremonies
and started swimming around I rr zk Saturday morning for "extraoidi.

right in the center of the Jap nary achievement against the
a fleet enemy as pilot and division! leaderof
"A Jap cruiser came around II / a Marine fighting squadron," '
tack of me firing at our planes while two other officers and two
the whole time-and Platz, who I enlisted men slat received clta-
landed a good way from me, was tlor ,
almost run down by a Jap battleship tE; Lieutenant Ralph "E" McAllister
The Jap fleet was scatteredin I 4 ,k f j jCapt Winfleld, Iowa, received the
all directions. Just when I Air Medal; Ensign Staley Hawthorne -
landed in the water I could feel Ey Paso, Texas, receivedthe
the concussion from the explosions Presidential Unit Citation;
as!! our torpedos struck the Jap s Boatswain's Mate Second Class
carrier (the one Lt. Brown attacked Leonard R. Brown, Madison Fla,
)." received the Purple Heart Medal;
The concussion was so terrific j and Aviation Machinist's! Mate
the sailors floated on their backsto .a First Class Herman K. Tyler re-
soften the jolts. celved the Presidential Unit
"The burning carrier looked like tion at the C"-ie time Cltae

a big: torch" says Babcock. "A'' j Captain Paradis a fighter pilot,

Jap destroyer was picking up sur-i I earned his DFC during the period
vivors and by this time it was get- ','>' from October 16 1943 to April 26,
ting dark. I blew the whistle at- : "t"' : 1944. His citation reads:
tached to my Mae West and right ,' Joseph A Paradis, Jr. (left), \\'awarded the Distinguished! ring| Cross during Inspection I "During three tours of duty
sway I heard an answer. We kept ceremonies at this Station last Saturday. Others In the picture above are: Lieut. Ralph "E" McAl: Captain Paradis led his division
this up for about four hours until lister, awarded the Air Medal); Captain WaltonV.. Smith, commandant, who made the presentations' ; on numerous- patrols escorts and
George and I finally got together.We I Boatswain's Mate Second Class Leonard R. Brown who received the Purple! Heart- ; Ensign Stanley strafing missions On January 17,
locked arms and prepared to Hawthorne who wan given the Presidential Unit Citation, and Machinist's: a te Flrst Class HermanK. while
escorting a bomber strike
wet It who awarded the Presidential Unit Citation. I
spend a night. got pretty Tyler was against Rabaul, he destroyed
I one
cold, but we both: felt that our I -- -- --- ---- -- -- -- --- --- --

planes would" pick. us up in the Destroyer Knox Is I WAVE Recruiting enemy others.fighter On plane January and 29 damagedtwo againon
morning."1n the morning the enemy fleet i I Your Gold Braid escort mission over Rabaul he

New was gone Yorker." said"We Platz.were resting a Bronx in, : Launched At Bath I II i Deductible On Program Lauded shot nese down fighters two which of the attempted many Japa-In-

I ; terception. His courageous conduct
the rafts when we sighted someone II
We went closer I Tax ReturnRecent and superior airmanship contributed -
In the water.
: Adm. McFall materially to the combat efficiency -
and he looked like a Jap. Babcock Maine On Sunday i I ruling of the Bureau By of the squadron. ."
asked him what ship he was from, I
I of Internal Ketenue holds that
but got no answer. As we moved The destroyer USS Frank Knox, I In a statement lauding the accomplishments Two perilous rescues of survivors -
cost of all items of uniform of
away a little, he drew a gun We honoring the late Secretray of the I of the WAVES dur plane crashes off the cOAst
equipment }lace, I of
paddled away further and kept a Navy, was launched Sunday 17 gold ing the past two years Admiral A. Bougainville resulted in Lieut.
safe distance from him for half anI I September at the Bath Iron Works chin straps and gilt and slier C. McFall. Chief of Naval Air Op- McAllister, a PBY pilot, being recommended -
Bath Maine, according devices on caps, and gold lace, erational for the Air Medal.
hour when we lost sight of him. I Corporation Training last week advised
BMbcock broke out his dye marker to a Navy Department an- shoulder marks, and corps and that all officers and enlisted His citation tells the story of the
'I rank devices on uniforms IK", deductible ( rescues! :
nouncement.The attached
in the morning and a U. S. personnel to this Station
fighter spotted the boys. A little U. S. 2,200 ton class! destroyers a* business, expense for should make themselves "cogni- "Despite the stormy weather
later a torpedo plane flew over of which the USS Frank Federal Income tax purpofte zant of the basis requirements for I which prevented fighter escort, and
And dropped life rafts. Knox is one, are the largest most This includes the roM of altering enlistment In the WAVES." the extremely heavy seas, he b located -
"We made ourselves comfortable !,. powerful destroyers of any Navyin equipment on uniforms Declaring that Secretary of the two crash survivors! he had been
as possible," relates the Buffalo ,, the world.Although Mibsequent! to promotion or demotion Navy James V. Forrestal had said ,.
Bluejacket who holds the Air I Ic I these vessels are com- i I I'I'I that the Navy planned 600,000 new cued them from their raft, and successfully -
Medal. pletely equipped with the most Inductions during the current fiscal i returned to his base. The
"We stayed in the raft until modern detecting devices and depth Jews To ObserveYom year Admiral McFall said that day after a previous rescue planewas
l about 4 o'clock in the afternoon I I' charges, they are designed primarily I "it has also been brought to my forced to abandon its search

when we were picked up by an t as! fighting surface! ships, des- attention that for every week re- because: of weather conditions, he
OS2U and taken to a destroyer. tined to take their place in the Kippur Tues.The maining in 1944 the Navy must en- voluntarily searched for and located .
"Admiral Mitscher wanted to line when the U. S. Fleet eventually list at least 1.000 WAVES, : the pilot and crew of a bomb-
about whatwe'd Day of Atonement, Yom Ing plane which had crashed at
ask us a questions it out with the Japs.
"Thus we see that the Navy
Kippur the most sacred day of as! sea. Shortly thereafter he landed,
; seen. The USS Frank Knox carries the Jewish grows so does! the need for
religious calendar will
6 "He was just as friendly as he U. S. rescued and safely returned the 118un'lvor
five-inch dual guns. WAVES.
purpose .
be observed on the station
Tuesday l, two of whom
could me. I already l-I were seriously -
t It was after Babcock and Platz I Navy destroyers of this class shoes ]! evening 26 ptember and Wednesday "During the two years of its or- injured, to his base"
have pounded enemy 27 September. It is ganization the expectations of the
;' were returned to the American and a day Ensign Hawthorne was aboardthe
I, force that they learned the fate of in bombardments preceding of fasting and prayer. : Navy have been justified in its famous carrier Enterprise,

Lt. Brown, who continued his attack saults.supporting our amphibious as-j I The holy day begins: with the women's reserve. The hard work which during the early} months of
on the Jap carrier while flying five-Inch'' rendition of the opening prayer : and sincere dedication to duty the war was the only undamaged
smoke In In addition to their have won for the WAVES the admiration carrier
a plane that was spewing Kol Nidre. The devotions! of the United States had in
its final death spasm. Lt Brown is guns, 2,200 ton destroyers carry i day stress the doctrine of sin I of the fighting men they the Pacific Ocean and performed so
reflections -
i isted as a powerful array of 40 millimeter on human have replaced. WAVES have, been i valiantly against the overwhelming
frailty the
missing.a I and 20 millimeter antiaircraft :, found efficient industrious and odds sent against. her by the Japa-
abundance of Gods
loving forgheness. I
tubes -
In addition to torpedo loyal.
I guns nese.
t Contest Again and other offensive weapons. | Yom. One of the great teachingsof I "Therefore behooves! every officer ,j "The officers and enlisted men

Open; Chance To I I Typical destroyers of this class the Kippur of is symbolized in man and'woman attached to of the- First Marine Division .
reading the Book of Jonah
350 feet and this command to that the
have a length of over see : demonstrated outstanding gallantry -
It Cop 525 Prize are manned by a complement of with its emphasis on the equalityof Navy's need for more WAVES is I and determination" reads Ty
Continual from Page One over 300 officers and men. all men before God. met. They should make themselves! ler's! Presidential Unit Citation,

t t fleer; Comdr. Edward W. Ma-han, I'I't They are high speed vessels, pro- Services on the station will be cognizant of the basic require- "In successfully executing forced
station welfare officer, and pelled by: twin screws, and have held Tuesday evening 26 September ments for enlistment! in the landing assaults against a numberof
\E' ("(Imdr. Fred Gage, jard officer I Improved maneuverability. at 0930: Wednesday morning. WAVES, and refer all prospects strongly defended Japanese- petitions
F and first lieutenant, particularly I ---- --- 27 September at 0930 and Wednesday to the nearest Navy recruiting : on Tulagl, Gavutu, Tanam-
r urged the \submission of short, afternoon. 27 September, at station or Navy procurement office bogo Florida, and Guadalcanal,
catchy names something nf'I I Message Sent ToAdm.&Mrs.Masoni 1500. All services will be held in ." II British Solomons Islands, com-
will add zip the Small ---., --
and different Chapel corner Mustin I II pletely routing all the enemy forces
and zest to the 'point.' I II Road and Birmingham Ave.. and and seizing a most valuable base
An entry blank Is reproduced : I will be conducted by Chaplain Jacob -I Vet of Philippines and airfield within the enemy zone

on page seven of this paper today K. Shankman, Lt. ChC. Action Given Award of operations in the South Pacific

I Cut out this blank fill in your suggestion of condolences to The musical program will be Ocean The courage and deter

and send it to the JAX Rear A message Admiral and Mrs C. P. Ma- rendered by the Jewish choir, under -I Commander Carl F. Fairea, Jr., '',. mination displayed in these operations "-
AIR NEWS administration annex, : the death of their son the direction of Harold Weiss, Supply Corps! USN. 34, who was' were of an inspiring order.
Room 221. II you send it throughthe son upon Charles Mason, Jr., Sp I W)lc. Solos will be given by in the Philippines when the Japanese I Brown was awarded the Purple
Lieut. Perry I
mail address it to "Contest station last Tom Perkins ARM3c, and Peggy invaded, recently was! presented -I Heart for wounds received in action -
Editor, Jax Air News Public Re- was sent from and Young tWRARM3c.Improved ) with the Navy Cross for his against the enemy on JAn-
"The officers and men,
Jacksonville, week. heroic service that uary 26. 1944. ,
lations. Box 2, NAS. -- during period
the entire civilian personnel of this ---- sii -- -
Fla." when he held the rank of Lieu- I I .
station join in extending our heart Repair FacilitiesIn
So the chance is still open fel- tenant.
lows-and WAVES. Jump in and felt sympathy to you and Mrs. "Ma- order to increase the Naxy's Comdr. Faires is residing' at the I Commercial Exams
son in the loss of your son, it repair facilities in the Houston Club I
win that $25 $15 or $10 prize. Army-Navy while he is In
The dough will come in mighty read. I area a new large floating drydock, Washington D. C.. on temporary
handy with Christmas Just around I I Rear Admiral of Mason this' station is a former, and capable of handling vessels up to additional duty orders. Scheduled In Jax

I the corner.Shop commandant I the size! of modern oilers. Is being He ia a native of Atlanta, Ga,
1 now at Corpus Christi, Texas assigned the Brown :
'-i I I Shipbuilding ---VSL- Radio Offered
-- Mason killed in the Operators
I Young was! .
Co. of Houston, Texas. 7.1. Your Mpt *..e A Skip
EarlyShip's crash of a Navy bomber at Carson
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Chance To Take TestsA
Service Is ReadyTo Sink, Nevada, Monday, Sept. 11. That Youth Must I
Lieut. Mason leaves his wife. Again Proving Adage representative of the Federal
Lend You Aid Cornelia Lee Mason, and their 10- Communications Commission. Miami
Continued From Page One months-old son, Charles Perry Ma- Be Served Be It In Peacetime Or War office will conduct commercial -

limited if i son III. The family home is at I operator and class! "A" and"B'
choice extremely
I This is a young man's war, it has been said many times,
Pensacola, Fla. amateur examinations -
they are lucky enough to find any- I operator
thing at aH. The demand, it was --.j i--- and the expression has perhaps never been more aptly proven I in Jacksonville Saturday,

stated, will far exceed the available Catalina To Kewue than in the assault on Southern France by forces under Rear Nov. 11, and Sunday, Nov. 12 it

", supply. Six members of an Army Mit- I Admiral Frank J. Lowry, Jr., of Cresco, Iowa. I has been announced by Arthur S.

Christmas", cards will he Mild chell (B-25) medium bomber crew, i Capt. John N. Opie III, USN, Chief of Staff, is only 41 Fish, inspector in charge. The examinations -
again this year by Chip's Service -- three of them injured, were rescued will be held in the old
; years of age The Deputy Chief of 1- ---- ------ ----- --
:- and present plans rail for from the open, shark.Infested Staff, Comdr. E. R. Wintel'halerl They had made most of their Duval High School building, 605
their display some time during waters of Jap held Nauru Island I USN is' 38 and the planning offi- plans for their force's assault in Ocean St.Commercial.
the early part of November. recently by a Navy Catalina cer, Lt. Comdr. R. E. Wagstaff. a few ramshackle offices! In an old examinations will
Things that have been most in (PBY) flying boat on Dumbo les- is!! but 35.Several. Italian barracks building. Rear begin at 9 a. m., and amateur
demand at the Ship's Service cue duty. The life of one of the of the key<< men in the Admiral Lowry shuttled back and exams! at 11 a. m. .
store for the men overseas include men is believed to have been saved organization are only 26 forth between his! office In this! It is necessary that applicant
shaving kits, manicuring sets, and by a Chief Pharmacist's Mate, Equally as impressive as their building and his! flagship during Intending to appear for examination -
other kits containing toilet articles. who was on his first rescue flight youth was the paucity of gold braid the planning stages of the operation notify the Miami office, P. O.
, Some of the choppers preferto among the staff. A handful of lieutenants Box 190, of the class license or
have packages made up of assorted es. The WAVES will find an assortment and lieutenants (junior In the process of preparing the licenses desired in order that
i items. Popular for the girls of robes, watches, and grade) were responsible for drafting plans> more than J, OOOft sheets I proper application forms may be
'I, back home are perfume, pocket. nen and pencil sets for the number many of the plans> for one of c/ paper were required in one forwarded for execution prior to

'xoks, jewelry, and ladies' watch- one man on their heart parade the major operations of the war. three-week period' alone ; examination dates.1 .......



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September, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Threeits

Transportation Wheels Go 'Round Memory Of Last Steak Biggest MomentTo

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I \ '. ..L. 'A\Z'L ., : ; .:. .<'. He is 22 years of age and single. lie smokes and drinks

.<* 't<-.>...:" .< ./. beer-but would settle for a tall glass of cold milk.

His favorite type of motion picture is musical comedy-

.. .. ." r he especially dislikes all war pictures. He goes for Betty;: ..

I I "'.' I Grable. "Sweet and solid" is the way he wants his music.

'i After eight months of flying in
j E. the Central Pacific he still likes p

I II I The to fly. This is a brief picture of
.,.. Inquiring the average aircrewman in a Navy
"" 'I '. Liberator squadron which came to
'JI. 't
: :.., the Central Pacific before "D"day

In the Gilbert operations to
i ReporterQUESTION fly 2,000 mile search patrols over
water and deep into enemy terri-

tory.lie has seen a lot of the Cen.
tral Pacific As the Japs have
What do Intend to do with
been thrust back, his squadronhas I
War Bond after the
your money
been the first to move up to
warT new bases.-five times this has '
ANSWERS: happened. His reaction to the
DENSON, James K., S2c: I'm Central Pacific: "too much wa-
going to use my money to help me ter and not enough land"-a view
weir through college. I'd started at undoubtedly Influenced by It
North Carolina State, was study- hours flights In a landplane with
c ing aeronautical engineering whenI only an occasional coral Island
joined the Navy. Yes, I know spotted In the limitless vista of
that under the G. I. "Bill of water and more water.

Rights" the government will pay He has looked through his 50
up to $500 for tuition and give me calibre gun sight into the faces of
I $50 a month for room and board, Jap gunners 50 feet below as his
: : but some extra money for ex- Liberator roared over the tops of

penses certainly will come in bandy the palm trees at Wake, Kwajalein
Wotje, Jaluit, Millie, Kusaie-every
A slight indication of the range of 'motor vehicles! and equipment operated and serviced by the i base in the Marshall-
Transportation Department Is afforded in this photo of one of the Crosley cars and the giant 33-ton PROIETTI, Joseph Tony, AMM3c Gilbert enemy Islands-in broad day
"Buck Roger crane. Operator II. W. Durham of the huge crane gazes with wonderment at the tiny : A farm's what I want After light. He has seen one Jap fighter
. motor car In the Inset upper right Dispatcher J. D. Henry about to give the order sending a special the war I'm going to get me a after another-as many as 14 of
bus out while Mm. Mabelle Childers, another dispatcher on duty works on the daily log. nice farm in good old Massa- them in one attacking formation-
chusetts where the winters
-- are
dive on his lone Liberator from out
cold, get married, and live a life
Farce Of Training of the clouds or press home head
It Is Careful PlanningBy of ease. I on runs. He has felt the thrill that
On Air Over SPROUSE, Joseph C., S2c: I'm comes when the tracers convergeon
heading straight back for North the Jap plane blasting its engines -
That Carolina, gonna buy a house, get and fuel tanks, until it
Transportation WJAX This EveningNEW married, and raise a family. No, I plunges in smoke and flames to the
I don't care about getting any of water below.
YORK, Sept. 13.-"Slip these new radios and things. I
Helps You To Get AboutHandling Ahoy," second in the series of might buy a car, though. Still talks these about.are Asked not the to recounthis thingshe
prize-winning one-act playsin SEIBEL, Walter A., ARMSc: : moment his best .
the transportation problems of the Jackson- the John Golden-Third Naval I'm going to get as! far away from greatest experience, he is likely remembered

ville Naval Air Station is comparable to running a fleet of sented District Play Contest, will be pre planes as possible. That War Bond to reply, as one did, "the time
on WJAX tonight at 2030.
bus line of tremendous money is going into a boat on we had steak for "
haulage trucks a a garage proportions supper.
play was written during his
which I can spend the week-ends _______- B( i
and countless other allied ventures in an average- boot training at the Great Lakes fishing. I think I'll get a new

sized American city. But in spite of the scope of such operations Naval Training Station by Yeo- shot-gun, too. I like hunting quail I Ex-Instructor At
man 3c A. A. O'Keefe (cq).
Transportation Department every
sent out.Every. A farce about life at the train-
Irby, S2c: I'm going to
keeps everything running so
day all sorts of requestsare ing station, "Slip Ahoy" was I
and that it belies that to help off '
smoothly efficiently use pay
money Green Cove Wins
received by the dispatchers.This awarded the second prize $250.
a the magnitude of its role in my farm. And I'm going ta fix
time a photographer is need- The contest was sponsored by John
the organization of this Naval ac the also-- some more
place get
ed to get a couple of shots for the Golden Broadway producer, and up
tivity. the Third Naval cows, buy a few more hogs and DFC Air MedalThe
Jax Air News, or boots are in need District. Entrywas
Under the guiding hand of Lieut. make it a real good farm. Gonna ,
of some transportation to the open, however, to all Naval!
William H. Chatham, the depart- photo lab to have pictures made for forces around the globe. The third save some, too, to send my kids Distinguished Flying Cross .
ment maintains over 700 pieces of their identification cards-no mat- winning play will be performed on through school.WALTHER and the Air Medal were personally "..

automotive equipment, ranging ter how. large the order, Transpor- NBC Sept. 28. Charles E., AMM3c presented to Commander RobertA.
from the tiny Crosley cars to 35-: tation can handle it. ____a.L- __- : I'm going to use that moneyto Winston. USN September 14.
ton cranes, as well as scores of The biggest job of all is main- send my son through college.I'd Comdr. Winston formerly was an
motor scooters and bicycles. Even tenance. Every vehicle aboard the Jet Takeoffs To like to take a nice leisurely instructor at NAAS Green Cove
the station's fire-fighting equip- station is greased once every 30 trip around the world, but I don't Springs, being on duty there about
ment is kept in perfect running or- days In many cases greasing is think I'll have that much comingout 18 months ago.

der by mechanics.the department's staff of done more frequently, maybe five Be Used By NavyThe of my War Bonds.BLANKENSHIP Under Secretary of the Navy

trained days, because of the mileage chalked Ralph Edward, Ralph A. Bard officiated at the
Prior to May 1915. the upkeep up in that short time. Then Navy is now prepared to ABMlc: A house in my home townin I ceremonies.
l and operation of this wide there's oil changing, body repairs, use jet-assisted takeoffs for both Arkansas for me, my wife, and Commander Winston is on dutyin
assortment of vehicles was under carbon and valve jobs, ring jobs, carrier airplanes and frying boats. week-old daughter that's what the Training Division, Deputy
the cognizance of Public overhauling and other major re- Each jet unit is an engine in I'm going to do with my dough. Chief of Naval Operations (Air).
\Vorks. In that month however pairs. To keep track of this gigantic itself-a cylinder full of a solid I Just a little place around the edgeof As Commander of Fighting
the Transportation Departmentwas fleet of cars, trucks, station propellent which include town with a little garden. Squadron 31, and Air Group 31,
established and was given wagons, and other vehicles, a ARM3c
RIMERMAN, Robert, : Comdr. Winston was credited with
the mixture so it can burn with-
.the Job of caring for all motor Kardex system is kept uptodateon out air. It has I'm going into the hardware business leading a four plane division of
vehicles attached to the station. an electrically con-
each piece of motorized equipment trolled which I in Omaha, Neb., and that fighters jn an interception of hostile -
date the fleet hasgrown spark plug sets it
Since that
A daily check is made to de-
off and money will help me get started I bombers on the way towardhis
in size and the work has a rocket-like vent from
termine which vehicle Is due in
used to work in a hardware store task force. He personally shot ,
which the
become difficult. jet gasses give their ..
increasingly for check-up and lubrfcation. A list before I joined the Navy, and I down three of the nine Japanese
A daily bus schedule is main. is kept of all those which| come thrust I always wanted to get my own aircraft destroyed by his divisionin
Jet units look much like
tained the department which in scheduled The activities very
by as
store. This will be my chance to this action near Palau.As .
necessitates the constant use of which operate the vehicles which bombs except that they are fastened do what I like best. the Division Leader and pilotof

five large busses! At present two have failed to show up are con- to the fuselage instead of I HALSTEAD, Sidney 14, BM2c: I a fighter plane he led his fighters
routes covered working tacted the inclosed within It or attached to
are during following morning by into another attack againstthe
I think I'll start some kind of
hours, one from the Main Gate to the dispatchers.To the wings. They are easily! mounted Japs over Rol Island, accord-
I small business and be own
Operations, and the other from carry on this huge operation and replaced. Each unit delivers boss. I haven't decided my yet just I ing to the Navy Department announcement -
the intersection of Yorktown Avenue the thrust equivalent to
requires a staff of skilled mechanics what type of business it will be.I personally destroyingone
and Mustin Road to the Cir about 330 horsepower which is
metalsmiths, and body men. of the enemy aircraft and
intend married aft-
cle. In the evenings a bus is operated Both civilians and servicemen have available through the takeoff to get right I probably another, "successfully .
er the war's over, and I might use
at half-hour Intervals from share in functionIng period. I his the
a keeping things bringing group through en-
_. __ the to build me a house
1800 'til 2100 from the barracks _money I "
-without a hitch. -- -------- gagement without loss.
area to the enlisted personnel's I When you step into that station and buy some furniture. --"= -
recreation center at Seaplane Author Of Guadalcanal BOYST, James 0., S2c: I'm go-
wagon next time, or ride on a station I
On nights when a movie bus remember, it didn't just ing to look for a good farm in In
(, presented at Mason Field, happen to be there. The efforts of Chaplain' Duty HereAn Washington state. I'm from North Change PolicyFor

is on hand to transport the the Transportation Departmentmake article "Guadalcanal Chaplain Carolina but a friend of mine was I III OfficersWhen
movie-goers back to their barracks it possible. ," a story about Chaplain John in the C.C.C. during the

In addition scheduled runs --"=- O'Neill, now at NATTC, and writ- sion and was stationed in depres-I a board of medical survey
are made daily from here to Cecil ten by Henry F. Unger, Y2c, in Washington. Se showed me finds fit for duty a naval officer
Field and Yellow Water and an- Military Wives Will USNR, now attached to this Sta- some pictures he took and ever I I who is still attached to a station
other to Lee Field tion, will soon appear in the national since that time I've been dreaming I within the locality of his hospital,
The busses are put to other Hear Syrian Speaker Catholic publication, St. Anthony of getting a place out there. I the officer will be discharged from

uses too. They are called for I Mrs. A. K. David will be the Messenger. DAVIS, Clarence E., AMM2c: the sick list and directed to resume ,
transporting students from the guest of honor at the Military Other articles written by Unger That money's going to buy me a his duties when the survey
classrooms to the gunnery range'l! Wives Club today, it has been an- have been published in Town and home in Shenandoah, Iowa, out in has been signed by the medical
. the railroad terminal in town, and Mrs. David was born in other pertaining to the civilian thing else that goes with it. That's BuPers Information Bulletin.
for various other special trips. Syria and came to America to status and present setup in Cuba my home town and I'm going The new provision was issued in
The key to the smooth functioning I complete her education She will will soon appear in the latter magazine -I straight back there.OSMTJN order to expedite the return to

of many of these opera give a talk on the life of women __ u I Lloyd N., AMM2c: I'm duty of. local station officers who
lions is the dispatcher. All requests I in Syria compared with the wom- "The Highway Traveler," a storyof going back to my farm in New in some cases had been held in
for transportation are I an's life in America. She is a vi- a Papago Indian cattle roundup Jersey, and use that money to geta naval hospitals as patients pending
made to him and It U up to him I vacious personality and prominent I was also written, by Unger. new tractor, build a new barn, final approval of the reports of
to get the proper type vehicle to speaker according to Mrs. Peach. Tlr j and whatever else the place needs. boards of medical survey by.Bu.

the right place at the right time. Luncheon is every Thursday Commendation Award I'd like to get a light plane and Pers upon recommendation of
Dispatchers are on duty 24 hours from 1 to 2 p. m. There Is a supervised maybe a jeep. Then I'm going to BuMed.
daily In eight-hour fthifU. nursery for babies of For Rear Adm. Wille get married.
Let us assume that a crash has.taken those Military Wives who wish to ORLANDO, Robert, Sic: First over the country. My home is In
place somewhere on the attend the meetings. Reservationsmay The Secretary of the Navy has I'm going to get one of those post Asheville, N. C. right in the heartof
/ Btion. The dispatcher on duty is be made by telephoning the awarded Rear Admiral Frank J.Wille. war streamlined cars that you the mountains, and I'd like

'.." tasted by Operations Informedof YWCA by noon on Wednesday. USN, -43, a Letter of Commendation read about now. Then I'm going to get a small cabin in the mountains .'
the location of the crash and Telephone 50112.Commander for the outstanding man- to get an outboard motor and take for week-ends. "
seconds later a crash truck is ner in which he performed his dunes fishing trips. I don't know what PHILLIPS, Robert I., Y3c: I've t,
speeding on its way, Perhaps the Robert J. Foley, in the Mediterranean area else I'm going to get but I've practically got that money spent' ,
crash Is off the station-determination USN 39, winner of two previous early in the war. At the time he got plenty of time to decide already. I'm going ti pay off the '
is made of the place' of the Navy Cross citations/ was recently was .a Captain, having been appointed RUBY, Walter J., S2c: I'm mortgage on the 'cd homestead
crash and again the dispatchersees presented with the Gold 'Star in a RearAdmiral 25 of spending my money for a helicopter and then I'm goihg 'to takp -the '
to It that a crash truck is lieu of his third Nary! 'Cross rr" August IPti. "" I and then I'm going to fly all .wife' on a trip to :Alaska,

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Green Cove Sprln#.. Naval Auxiliary Air Statlont
Cecil Field Naval Air (Wr.n School the U. Prometheus started It He stole the fire of the
Hospital, and Naval u l Facilities. Hayport
gods to warm the homes of men. But he found his :
Rear Admiral Andrew C McFall. USN act of kindness to men disapproved by the gOds, i
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training t ,w According to the Grecian myth he was condemned 1

Captain Walton W. Smith. USN to be perpetually bound to Mt. Caucasus, painfully {
Commandant exposed to the searing heat of the sun and to attacks fI
!' Jacksonville Naval Air Station by a hungry vulture daily plucking at his liver

Captain Joseph B. Lynch, A-VG). USNR. The unhappy fate of Prometheus has not deterred ';
Commanding Officer
Naval Air Technical Training Center men from their endeavors to prove the hitherto un- ,
fathomed secrets of nature for the benefit of man.
Captain John J. O'Malley (MC). USN. \
Commanding' Officer kind. His exploit lives on in our annals typifying )
U S. Naval Hospital l lI men's trust in their creative intelligence and in. j

: ventive genius Ben Franklin Marconi, Edison, Bell
Commander Dolecek. USN. *
numbered his kind So
Commanding Officer, are among are Fulton)
Naval Air Gunners' School Wright, Ford. So is the Lieutenant-Commander ofthe
United States Navy who has Just
Commander William H. Ashford.' Jr. USN.
Commanding Ofilcer calculating machine capable of solvln perfecti1)
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove Springs equations hitherto unattempted. So are
of the hundreds of thousands of machines and gad.
Samuel O. Mitchell.
Commander Commanding Officer I gets pouring from our factories for the use of men.
.' Naval) Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field So are all they who have been willing to think new

Cwn@; thoughts, to explore new ways of doing things-
Lieut Col. Chester L. '. USMC (Ret).
Commanding Officer. to appropriate the possession of the gods for the
Marine Barracks "H.y you' FALL IN/It/ delight of mortals.

Lieut CoL \VllllanTT. Evans. USMC (Ret. But like Prometheus we are tearing that human
Commanding Officer. betterment ia bought at a price. Fire" not only
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe warms, but burns. The power to create is the powerto
I destroy. In dispossessing the gods of their secrets
Service 1
JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper '
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited < we have ever run the risk of dispossessing man of '
without permission of CNS. War Department 205 E.42nd etl> his happiness and life itself. The more we have ferreted -
St. N. Y. C. J 7f1 COMMUNIQUE- out the secrets of nature, the less secure our

CXo lives have become. Guns, planes, tanks, robots did 1
Do Not Procrastinate :__ ,-.. ',_:.; Prometheus' fate portend these things? In view of '
but and to the havoc wrought by man's inventions shall we not
Christmas comes once a year,
need to worry about last wek'i Hurricane. Even a Hurricane declare a moratorium on new discoveries and inventions -
those boys in the service who are thousandsof wouldn't come to ia'kiooll\'IlIe-wlthout! orders from lul'er ? Shall we return our mechanical geniusto

miles from home it will be a day of poig- The new streamlined hot dogs at Ship's Service digest *o fat you the gods from whom we obtained them and go

nant memories. A letter, a card, or perhapsa have to take the bi-carbonate of soda flrt. back to simple elemental living ? The suggestionhas 1
gift from loved ones will in.a measure The WAVES will M>OH be eligible for duty In Hawaii How do you its appeal, but we will not because we cannot i
square a grass hklrt'rBob and if we could we would not. Man improves his lot
serve to allay that lonely feeling. Ilope'a Communiques are still coming in from the South }"a- not by going backwards, but by moving forward. II

However, if you are to send a gift overseas rifle although he has been back In this country for vteekn--I goes Our' predicament is not one which demands leas
he hurried home to 8eIf anybody was printing them. 1
be In reality only 24 more
must soon. trust in intelligence less creative ability, less inventive
All sailors who have been good boys for two years will be rewarded
days remain before Christmas insofar as genius, but rather more. We must learn to do
with a vacation deep sea fishing trip In the Pacific
shopping and mailing packages overseas are All hands will welcome the new improvements on the Station Golf with man what we have done with machines We

concerned. Packages should be mailed between I bourse-now you won't lose jour golf balls" on the tee any more. have by the application of creative intelligence remade
the world of machines. Can we use it to re.
The headlines that the Nazis were caught flat-footed In the
and Oct. 15. say .
Sept. make the world of human relationships? Our prophets
match both f'ndM.
St'tht'rland8-Sow at
Three things are vital if these gifts are to they. have said, "Yes!" Our .saints and martyrs who
----------- ----- ----- .1
reach these -men overseas: 1. Wrap pack- i.,9oeOtiari cm@@00@BQ0@fnn NEW BOOKS IN THE have marked out the paths of religious progress ]
UUUAR\1 have said, "Yes!" They have believed that man is
securely 2. Address packages correctly &l D Woman
ages ; \ugu..t-1'he God's
Breezes capable not only of discovering using
; 3. Mail packages on time. g g ture. laws of nature but that he also has the ability to
the 15.Oct.15 dates do not B a Hates-Fair Stood the Wind for conduct antihuman
Although Sept. discover and use God's laws of human

apply to Christmas cards it is likewise advisable | Salty Humor From g Fra Burton flee -lle.vdav of a Wizard fellowship.. Vital religion summons men of 1
I Here And There ; the Twentieth Century to do with man what we
be sentas g
that these holiday greetings g Daniel Howe, the Medium
have done with machines
soon as possible in order that the Post' aDCmCmQ OQnf1W@tfl@QG'redious <'18) -Heaven Below .- ----, -a.i1 U 4 Jl IT 4
Knibree-IS Against the Odds '
Office Department may not be overtaxed Ta".kC.CS.

with mail during the closing weeks of the .: "Where've you been for tion.'org-And Pass the Ammuni Radio 1
the past four hours" Navy Programs "
Christmas season. Texas Recruit: "Filling those Gatti-Exploring( We Would Go.

As one naval officer has said, "Navy salt shakers like you told me to." Her *=>-Bell for Adano. TIIU1SDAt'g g

Christmas packages will be delivered to men C.C.S.: "All this time?" Hojt-"Safety After Solo; How "Service Time"-WMBR (CBS) 1600-1625

stationed from Attu, in Alaska, to Tulagiin Texas Recruit: "Well Sir, it to Fly 10,000 hours "Navy HeadlineVJHP) 1HS.V1MO, i
IOf'rf'lrnan-Crazy Like Fox
ain't'no salt a "The Flrht Line"-tt.MBR (CBS) 22002230FRIDAY
job pouring
the South Pacific, and in such far cornersof easy f'ndf'r-'hronlc'le of Dawn.
those little holes.
world Oran Naples Cher- through Si(well-Left Hand, Right Hand. :
the as Saipan, "Service Time"-WMBR (CBS) 160I-16U'
v Strabel-Storm to the South
bourg, Iceland and Australia. Outdoor Life oIt'ka--The! Rainbow. "Navy New*"-WJAX 17 O-1iU j

The mailman unquestionably will be a wel- Navy Wife: "The chief and I are ---- "Navy Headline".IIIP IHS.VIJMtt 1

come visitor to these Navy men on every very careful, we always send the "Meet Your Navy" WJHP (Blue) 2030-2IW
children out of the house! wheneverwe SATURDAY_
ship, outpost and beachhead. In some instances have a quarrel." I Divine Services "Hall of Mont+zurna"-W'PDQ (M) J800-1MO
packages will travel more than 10- Marine Wife: "The little dears. SUNDAY"Bluejacket-

000 miles under all conditions and in all They look no healthy. There's Choir"-WMBR! (CBS) llOa-llJO

climates, and that is one excellent reason nothing like life in the open" Pr.$e.ta>t Ctaptl 1 Mastia head ..dBlrrokBihsra "Navy WlngV-WJAX 1230-1300

. why they should be wrapped securely and She *Licked* *Him 0730-Holy Artnae.Communion. "Pacific Story"-WJAX (NBC) 28302400MONDAY

shipped early.It forecaptaln's CS3O-Recruit Divine servfre. -
A sailor brought
was 0930-Training Center Dlxlne service "U. S. Navy Band"-WJAX (NBC) 1230-1245
has been estimated that 25,000,000 mast for a disturbance *>30
creating C -.Sunday School (small chapel I), "SenIce Time" 160O-1625
and times in a Navy Housing unit. 1045-General Divine service -WMBR (CBS)
Christmas packages, many, many 1843-Vesper lervlce.C.fh.lie "BUI Salle-.nhI'J\'k: 'IIII'I1-W1\18R' 1630-1649
that number of cards will go to the person- "Liquor again" ? he wag asked. Chapel I: Mretla l head sad "Navy News"-WJAX 1750-1755

nel of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast licked"No,me sir this, came time.the" reply, "she Birmingham 0630-Ma<.,Avenue "Navy Headline*"-WJIIP ]83 -111-10

Guard. This will represent an increase of 0700> -Mass. 'L. t? TUESDAY_ ..
Ob.1O-Mar.. F "SenUe Thne"-W'tI8R! (CDS) 1600-1625
400 per cent over the volume handled last StrangerA WW-Mass.
1100-Mass.J70O "Naty 1If'ft4lUn'JII1" 1835-1840
year yard worker who had been on -Mass. "Ask Your Navy"-WJHP ** 2100-2130
--c-St a -en-day schedule until recently Christian Sd lenee Service M *IU _
-- had occasion to Read sad Birwirghans Aua. WEDNESDAY
one Sunday punish -
Keep Silent 1100 Small chapel. "Senlce Time"-WMBR (CBS) 1600-1625
his live-j ear-old son. Jert i .h Service Small Chapel (Mus- "Naty New WJAX ,,173o.I7M
If you can't boost, don't knock. We've no "What's the matter?" asked the tin Road and Birmingham Avenue). "
"Navy JIIP 1835-
) Sabbath W
little fellow's mother he (Fildav) '
desire to get into any argument about the a* ram tlO-Sabbath Service tSaturdav). I = .

merits of the city of Jacksonville, but let us crying:"Oh, into that the kitchen.manth hangs 17TO Cecil-Devotions Itld. (Tuesday) NAGS and

tell you a true story. A Jacksonville Beach around here on Sundays spanked 173O Cove-Devotions (Thursday) Preen
resident,. who incidentally brings seven persons rne," Fobbed the youngster. From Other Papers I
including himself to the Naval AirStation swinging' The draft might give

some mornings, recently picked up The old fashioned No More girl used to him a cold" .- To aid personnel In voting at coming 1f''tloJlfrLieut.

no less than 13 service men or members o stay home when she had nothingto Birds of a- (jg) j. E. Wood has been designated Voting
between his home and this Sta- Officer for the station, and will supervise the war
family, wear. OO.D.: "And what did you do ballot in Public
tion and them to their destination."All .-. when heard this program as authorized by Congress
brought you using Law 277. Lieut. Wood's office is in the Administration
the way, from the beach to the Naval She Knew the Snore such language?" Building, Room 103.-The Airship.
Air Station, they knocked the city of Jacksonville A pallor arrived late for the tennis S.P.: "Well, sir, I told him that e e

and the residents thereof," he de- In the match stands and finally found a seat be 1*<'Ile wasn't and fit brought to be among him here.decent" I cost nothing I am worth more than gold to you.

after The more you use me, the more you have. I un
clared. "Imagine my reaction, having "Whose game?" he asked. lock doors
open hearts dispel prejudices.I
picked up that many persons, to have them A shy young thing, sitting next P..rrnalM'nte make friendships I inspire respect and adrol

knocking my home city." The driver in ques- to "him looked up hopefully. "I Were I in the mood to make metric ration. .

tion had a business in Jacksonville before am, she replied.. Looking for fun and a snack I am always welcome I bore nobodoy I violate
With maybe a dance no law.
joining Navy.
Scouting Duties talk and No i ,
Light romance one condemns me. -
How would you feel if, after going out of A two-timing P.O. named Dave, I'd choose me a fun-loving Wac I am pleasing to everyone ., -* J'n < ;\ 'H '

your way to do someone a favor, they spent When caught with a beauty In Did I seek a date stimulating I am indispensable.' '

45 minutes to an hour knocking your home mauve, To pry mental dullness ajar. I AM COURTESY.

city? Just think it over. Everyone who picks Told his sweetheart: ."My duties A short snappy tusele Jacksonville
Include scouting for ('1ll.Who To make wits hustle GUardsma.
my *
you up isn't from some other place. Before might be recruit for th* I'd pick as a eparmate, a Spar. "Come and Ride With Me in My
speak mind be sure you're not insulting WAVES But when I
you your contemplate marriageAnd mobile" may It* the title of a best-seller song after
* your benefactor. Or, better still, if peace and contentment I the war. Amendment to the Surplus War Property

you can't have a good word to say for a Gentle Breeze crave; Disposal DUI, adopted by the House of Representatives
Boxer: "Have I done him
Any then I am ready veterans
would service and women and
the community in which men
city or
person, a damageT"DIgustt4 To settle down steady .
to buy Army jeep<< at'"wholesale prices.1'u
you are located, don't say anything at all. : Second; "No, )but lepa 1')) get we a rmMtJ'jt W'.Vt. \, .. ,.I ..-__ __ __ .Army Times.

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;I t I 1, President Roosevelt has indicated

; ; y that Japan's islands will be
i Invaded If How
? necessary. many
! islands are there in the Japanese
( archipelago? '

! (a) Four

,r": ", (b) 400 ? _
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rt, I 2(c, )Pensive 3.000 won the 1944 running ,

J'.t. of the Kentucky Derby, but can
you\ name the winners in 1943, __

1942, 1941 or 1940? Get two out 1!
,. .r of four. % r

3. In column one you will find a ,
't list of battles while in column two

are the dates on which they were I _
: fought. Match 'em.a. .

\ Battle of Vella Gulf.b .

! Battle of Cape Esperance. "
c. Battle of Makassar Straits.d. .

< Battle of Santa Cruz Islands.
r e. Battle of Coral Sea.v. .
Oct., 1942. Peggy Ryan doesn't go In for scant pin-up pictures, but she sure
looks like the girl you'd want to come home to. Look!
w. Aug., 1943.x. .
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May, 1942. -
have enjoyed It from the very start, and highly recommend y. Oct., 1942. No Trouble :

{ It to any girl," states Nancy :McGranahan (Jones), WAVE yeoman, z. Jan., 1942 [: If You Aren'tGetting

about her Navy experience, And Nancy should know for she has 4.. Identify this U. S. plane. It's Stressing the Importance of

worked In the same office on this Station for 17 months, doing getting letters from home to its
secretarial work for the Assembly and Repair officer who I III In personnel in the fastest times Paper

I charge of the huge maintenance I lant. Her husband, 2nd. Lt. t;. A. possible, one of the world's .

, Jones. ISMCK: : a fighter pilot, Is now somewhere the South shortest air mail routes 17

Pacific miles In length, has just been Speak Up Now
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put into operation In Bermuda
according a Navy Depart- Are you receiving the JAX
Here's Information "Baby" Carriers I In
I ment announcement. AIR NEWS regularly? On a

Every morning a plane churns Naval Air Station of,this size,
That Pacific Prove They the green water off the Naval *lue to the rapidly changing set-
May Help Air Station and sets out for the up, it Is not always possible to

I Pack A Real WallopA opposite( end ,of the island, keep up with the needs of the

\When War Is Over j where other Naval personnelare personnel. Some have reported
large number of the Navy's on duty. Inside the cabin failure to receive the JAN AIR

i escort type aircraft canieis, of are mall sacks containing let- NEWS on occasion.
There's still a long way to go 1 which nearly 70 have been an- \ ters and packages. Communications If you are not receiving the

In this war. In fact, it has been : nounced as launched,' are now op- a fighter with a single in-line engine between commands on the paper In your department or

repeatedly asserted by high Naval erating In the Pacific drive. Their | low wing and a long pointed Island are Interchanged, too, by division let us know Within a
officials that following the collapse -i effective use U illustrated by the J j nose. The edges of both the wing this route. short while It will be necessary

of Germany no releases from I Ii work of one of these fighting; I hand the tailplane taper to nearly The trip requires 11 minutes to revise the circulation list: for

i I the sea branch of the armed forces I "baby flat-tops" of the Casablancaclass. square tips. This latest version is before the amphibian, the the final three months of the

! may be expected. In fact, the The planes and guns of this similar to the original model with Grumman loose! (JKF-5)) Mettles >ear. NOW IS THE TIMK TO

, Navy will be increased at least j carrier, whose air squadron has i the exception of the fin which now !down on the white runways and LET US KNOW IF YOU

( until July of 1945.: However, the just been relieved and returned I'' extends forward, fairing into the the bags are lifted out An hour WANT TIIK _PAPER

September issue of the BuPers home, destroyed 35 Jap aircraftand top of the fuselage later it speeds back, taking off If you have been receivingit

information bulletin published left a trail of damage to en- 5. Which is longer, a fathom, a from the ground and landing on regularly no notification Itneceissary.

! Some questions and answers which emy Installations in ten months of shot, or a cable length ? i the water Your division or department
ahould be of interest to personnel combat action from the Gilberts -"-.zt- will not be stricken
6. The first French division to
I in the Naval Reserves, and the invasion through the Marianas operations i from
land in France had tanks named
Information Bulletin is I Personal Affairs If do want the and
you paper I |
D'Artagnan, Porthos and l
below Escort type carriers are converted I 1
I have not been receiving It, telephone
Aramis. These characters were all
merchant vessels. Smaller and
j' In a well known novel written 8542 or !send a notice by
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, I slower than file line combat carriers by Booklet
Cl) N: an enlisted naval reservist I a Frenchman. Can the I Revamped Yard Mali to "JAX AIR NEWS,
when released from active duty, they carry a specialized aIrcraft you name
titled to travel allowance to the l'n.1 complement consisting of a author and the book ? ,
of his enlistment: (U) After' composite squadron of fighters and 7. Delaware was the first stateto A complete revision of the 221." Provide the following Information
I will those enlisted leservlsts released pamphlet "Personal Affairs of Na- : Division or Depart
torpedo bombeis enter the union (Ion December I
from active duty be considered meni- val Personnel and Aid fop TheirDependents' meat, and mall Box umlH"r.Officer's .
: hers of the Naval Reserve on the Inactive I The fighters are a new and 7, 17871), but three states did not ... _
is made and
j \ list ,' It '0. for how long And faster version of the old reliable enter the union until after 1900. being
\ tot It optional with the man': 1J) Are' will be sent to all ships and stations -
they entitled to a discharge\ certificate' ,1 Wildcat ( F4F designed by Grum- Can you name one of these three in sufficient Fast
I and button,* If no what kind? ((4) If a man and now built exclusively by 8. Commander Third Fleet, U S, quantities to
I naval reservist remains! on the Inactivelist I It General Motors Though replaced Navy, is (Admiral) Raymond ASpiuance provide for distribution of one copy
what are' his obligations (5) Does for every 10 officers and enlisted Action Downs
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he letaln his
rate' (6) What Is the
t pay for Inactive service Mitscher: (cAdmiral) WilliamF I personnel. The revision which supersedes -

' I The Mail Must Halsey Jr; (Admiral I William in their entirety both the Jap PlaneHere
; tli} Yes In accordance with U S. Stark! original pamphlet and its supple-
r I Navy Travel Instructions Art. 250Jli ;
C ) (hl)I. enlisted personnel of the' Go 9 Don't fire at this plane, either. ment, contains considerable information is an incident for the keep.
F II Naval Reserve' released or dischargedand I Through- I of direct interest to the in ers of time records to ponder over. .

I :nllsled not recalled Immediately to active are duty entitled or notre to dividual. Its reading is recommended It happened la seconds, off the -
And Does
travel allowance to the point of enlistment to all officers and enlisted Marianas. .,
I men and women according to the
;, (21) After the war and emergency period ENIWETOK ( Delayed) In Information Bulletin. A baby flat-top (CVE) was
reservists whose terms of enlistment five days a man here can get a warned of the approach of Jp'
as shown In their shipping articles -I -\ t imrm and started to send
torpedo planes,
S have not expired will be' released |i lette'r from the East Coast, .000
to Inactive duty In the Naval Reserve I miles away. Rear Admiral Jones up General Motors-built Wildcats
and. In all probability, will be con And just as casually as they ( FM-2's) to intercept them. The

tinued their on Inactive enlistments duty until Release expirationof to Inactive would post them in Keokuk, Iowa, Decorated 14 Sept.The Japs came in very low and fast,

duty and retention! In the Naval the Navy men of Eniwetok send Legion of :Merit awarded to I and were pressing home their at-
Reserve are not optional with the reservist tack when Lt. Eugene W. Seitz,
If his enlistment has not expiled. thousands of letters and souvenir Rear Admiral Claud A. Jones, .
Reservists whose terms of enlistment packages to their families back in USN for his part In the Navywar 1 USNR raced down the flight deckin
as shown In their shipping I the States. production his Wildcat.
I" was
orders have expli'ed-Including. those on I II program pre-
a DOW (duration of war) basis--will I On this Pacific Island, wrested sented to him It Sept. I Lt. Seitz charged his guns as
be entitled to discharge due to expiration from the Japanese after a furious Making the presentation was he left the deck. His fighter wad

( the of war enlistment and the after emergency the terminationof period, I battle not many months ago, a I I It's British It's a low wing, single Under Secretary of the Navy no sooner in the air than a Jap
_,(Whether personnel' so discharged wilt modern Fleet Post Office is oper- I fighter-bomber powered with' Ralph A. Bard. I flew across the canter's path directly '
be permitted to re-enlist In an Inactive ating' in a huge Quonset hut. The an in-line engine. Both edges of : Rear Admiral Jones, 58, Is Assistant in front of him. Lt. Seitz's;

duty not Reserve yet determined!status Is a matter of policy post office la equipped with sorting I the wing taper equally to rounded I I Chief in charge of Pro- I, wheels and flaps were still down,

<3) Reservists' released to Inactive tables, racks, safes and other tips. There is a large radiator intake duction. Office of Procurement and but he banked sharply and fired a
)duty receive release orders which do postal gear comparable with thatIn 'I under the short, pointed nose. I Material. Navy Department.For I burst at the Jap. The enemy plane "-
not constitute a discharge certificate The
leading of
They are not entitled under present Instructions a modern mail center in a fair- and edge the tailplane is I his heroism when the USS zoomed up, and then crashed into
tapered the
to receive the Honorable sized American city trailing edge is Memphis was destroyed by a hur- the sea
Service Lapel Button until dischargehas : The Fleet Post Office not swept forward to rounded tips. ricane 29
been effected When discharged' for only Identify, please? I August 1916. he was No one aboard the carrier heM 1
expiration of enlistment a reservist receiving -' handles the postal load for the men 10. Sfnce President Roosevelt awarded the Medal of Honor, and a stop-watch on the action so tha
an honorable discharge will beentitled of Eniwetok, but processes tens of also received a Letter of Commen- exact time and length of Lt. Seitz's t
went Into
I to both the Honorable I Discharge 1 office in 1932. four men
Button: and the Honorable, Serv thousands of pounds of mail for I have served as Secretary of the I dation from the Secretary of the flight is not known. However, ha ,
discharge) the men who have gone on to Navy. had been in the air few t
Navy. Name three of the four? I only a ,
attack, destroy and take over ----
more ,
will be entitled to the Honorable Service seconds when the Jap hit the
Lapel Button enemy territory. The Navy is mov- New Postal water. I
(4) Personnel released to Inactive ing west and where It goes the Commercials Ruling -- --
duty In the Naval Reserve will be subject mail follows. s.Zt .f
to call to active duty In the' event FOR SIMC On PenaltIndicia
._ I Admiral
of war or an emergency declared by --' ---' -- Four rooms of furniture, Cell A. G. Hopes For .
the President any time prior to the Letchaj' SplA)3c.) NATTC Physical The Post Department has .
date of expiration of the term of enlistment Coast Guardsman NamedTo Training Dept I advised the Navy Department that Permanent WAVES
stated In their shipping artlclos" '- sturred r Wine colored pie-war over penalty mail will not be accepted
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(5), Yes.RI Army NCO Club Post scatter runs living and room table suite. ,All for Also$83 two,(*) which bears pe- _lty indicia hand. The Waves have made good to ,
( ) Members of the Naval Reserve cash 3407-A Ellyston Street Dewey stamped thereon or in handwriting. I such an extent that the Navy :
(other than Fleet Reserve of the 18anil Camp Gordon Johnston, Fla. Hark The penalty condition which wants to keep them after the war A
t a>-vear classes) receive pay only (CNS)-"Old soldiers never die" Four, rooms or furniture A, C I.etihas means: ends.

while <*M active duty a. or training duty. but if they did, they might turn NAT'IC.. Cull 1 Ext Physical 8615 Training Department. "Navy Department Vic Admiral Randall Jacobs, '
-- over in their graves upon hearing l'Ji-busi ,Concert accordion Hant- Official Business Chief of Navy Personnel, has told

,.1Fwe, +\ed Decorated the latest news from this camp. mad Walker' reeds Lee Field 5250., Contact Ext 201 Lt C D. Penalty for Private Use the House Naval Committee mem. ":y;

George Ray Tweed, the Navy A Coast Guardsman, Robert Hot Point electric: percolator l Prac to Avoid Payment of hers he hopes Congress some day:
Petty Officer who hid from the Preira, BM2c, has Just been electedto tically Contact new Eight cup slAe.11I sell for Postage, $300." will pass legislation making the :
$12 Schul T-l 73. between
Japs on Guam for more than two the Non-Commissloned OfflcerV : U: and, 4. I must be printed, mimeographed or Waves a permanent part of tire f.

years. Sept. 9, received the Legionof Club Board of Directors. Prelm J WANT:II 1 addressographed on all envelopesor Navy. ...,
Merit from Secretary the Is teaching a small boat course at Will pay cash fur automobile< W. W labels which do not have the --......
I DdYtnport. S[>(Sc(: attschei to perrnjnent I '
Navy. .James Forrestal. the ASTP Center her t'l Shore Patrol.. 3.1 JJ. Cra(>tra; usual printed penalty indicia. Buy, Roy War Bond ,

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Page! Six JAX AIR NEWS. 21 September, 1944-

I Football Team Will Scrimmage Today and Saturday .

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Athletic Officers Who Gathered At Air Station For NAOTC Conference Lt. Tatum Is t)

New Coach

rwe .. Flier Line ,

With a part scrimmage elated .. t
for this afternoon at 5 P. M. and :!J
a "hard" scrimmage set for Sat- j
urday at the same time, the sixty .IV
some candidates for the all-station i

r team have busy times ahead. )

"We're not quite ready for a
full scrimmage yet" said Lt Don
Faurot, head coach. "This weeka 1
number of new men reported to "
the squad and we don't feel they're

Line Coach Was At

Iowa Pre-FligJit

Welcome aboard to Lt. Jl

Tatum, USNR, who will act aa
-- ------- line coach under Lt Faurot.

Last week athletic officers from Last fall Lt. Tatum was with
all parts of the Naval Air Operational ) .. Lt. Faurot at the U. S. Navy
Training Command came pre-flight school, Iowa City,
ry t. R here for the annual NAOTO ph3'SIcal serving in the same capacity.Lt. .
training conferences. Also attending Tatum, an AllSouthernand
the conference was Com 2nd team All-American
mander Frank \\lckhorst, head of lineman while at the Universityof
Naval aviation physical and military North Carolina, has been
training, and other outstanding coaching for the past seven
officers In the aviation physical years. In 1942 he was head
training program. Front row, coach at North Carolina.
L to r. Lt (Comdr Mal Elward; Lt. From 1939 to 1942, he was
Comdr. II. E. Lowe; Lt. Comdr. E. freshman athletic director and
r Nelson; Lt. Comdr. Mac Sax freshman football and basket-
on; Lt. Comdr. W. McGuirk, ball coach. From 1936 to 1939,
staff physical training officer for he was at Cornell University as
COM FAIR, Quanset, It I.; Lt head baseball coach and assistant -
Comdr. E U. Kimball, staff physical varsity football coach.
training officer for Fleet Air
Meat roast; Lt. Comdr. \\'. O. Hunter far enough along for a scrimmage
staff physical training officer under game conditions."

s for Naval Air Training Command, The Flier coach admitted with.
Tensarola Comdr. }. \\lckhorst
; ;
out reluctance that the completion
Comdr.. It Kane of Naval aviation -
of the 1944 grid team changed
and physical training section,
the week when
perceptibly during
Washington, I). C.; Lt Comdr. Sam
Barry; Lt. Comdr. J. J. Blewett, several new players reported on

staff physical training officer, Monday.
NATTC, Chicago; Lt. Comdr. C, P. Heading the list was Fullback
Erickson; Lt. Comdr. It C. Chan- George Faust, an all conference
nell; Lt Comdr. R. T. Smith, staff selectee while at the University of \
:physical training officer for the Minnesota. Faust is one of three
NAOTC; Lt Comdr. A. II. Ewing; players still on the Station who
Unbeaten 0 and G Is Near I and Lt. Comdr. K. B. Wolf. Second competed on the 1942 eleven. A
: Row, Lt. E. R, Jenne; Lt. Marty big, hard plunging fullback, he
Karow; Lt S. Williamson; Lt. is certain to play a lot of ball
NAS Softball ChampionshipContinuing E. J. Erdlatz, staff physical trainIng for the Fliers.
officer for Naval Air Banes, Another standout reporting for
its steady march to the main station softball San Diego, Calif.; Lt. B. W. Spear- the first time was Milford (Kit),;'

title, Ordnance and Gunnery with Merle Condo pitching, wona man; Lt. It. Francis; Lt II. II. I Kittrell, Baylor ace in 1942 and a
Hardln; Lt. R. :M. Barton Lt. L. L
; member of Bill Stern's Ail-Amer
pair of games during the week and extended its playoff I Hat field; Lt. L E. Cochran; Lt S. ican team the same year. Kittrell

/ record to a mark of nine games won against no defeats.In D. Parker; Lt. F. E. Carter; Lt. L plays left halfback.
sr.u defeating the Boathouse, 0 J. Cronan; and Lt. Comdr. I* E. Two members of last year's
6 and G scored once in the fourth and a hit by Folds. Hatkell. Third row, Lt J. II. Mason NATTC Air Raider eleven came
and once in the fifth. In the fourth VPB got its three tallies in the Lt. M. If. Gross; Lt. P. E. Hut- out Joining Center Brad Ecklund,
By Edmund Walsh. Y2c Cooney singled. Ferko struck out. second inning. Gray walked. Coti nick; Lt. J. A. Schrlrker; Lt. A. C. All-Southern service center last
Piathowski doubled( scoring Coon- was safe on an error. Curry dou Long! ; Lt. C. II. Parberry; Lt. O. year, and Bill Short, towering
:Milford (Kit) Kittrell, left ey. The fifth inning tally came bled. Stubblefield was safe on an F. Anderson; Lt. II. S, Burnell; Lt. guard. The NATTC players were

halfback candidate for the all- when Collins singled! and Augustine error, accounting' for the scores. L and W.Lt.Peterson R. II, Murff.Left ; Lt.. S. E. Epler; Johnny Hanze, a guard, who

station eleven, threw what doubled. Lotz, Boathouse =- played two years at Villanova and

was dubbed by newsmen, "the chucker, struck out eight batters. Lt. Bruit Is In Pacific : This group of athletic of- Tom McMenemy, a fullback, who
I Hughes, Jones and Wysong got ficers, head football coaches In had no previous experience before
fall of
$100,000 pass, in the the hits for the Boathouse. Lieut Jim Brutz, who played colleges before the war, huddled Joining the Air Raiders last year.
1941. I 0 and G took Docks-Ferries in tackle on the 1942 NAS football for a picture at the NAOFC phys- Other candidates to report were:
Playing for Baylor against the tow, 4 to 2. Three 0 and G runs team, is now executive officer on ical training conference last week. Francis Mattingly fullback from
in the third inning sewed the an LST in the Pacific. Lieut. Brutz L. to r. Lt. Comdr.
University of Texas, Kittrell fad- up Raymond Texas A. and I.; Jimmy Cantrell,
ed back to pass with eighteen sec- game. Condo and Augustine was named "most valuable" on (Bear) Wolf, North Carolina; Lt. center from Southeast Missouri
the Notre Dame eleven in 1942.
onds remaining in the game. Texas walked. Doyle was safe on an error Comdr. Mac Saxon, Texas Schoolof Teachers College; Fred Rogers,
was leading 7 to 0 and it was Cooney and Ferko singled. Lt. Flannigan Stops Here Mines; Lt. Comdr. Emory quarterback ex-Baylor and North
figured that the Longhorns would Kauffman, N. Roberts and Burke I Lieut. Jack Flanigan, forwardon Eddie(Spike)Kimball Nelson, Yale; Lt. Comdr. Texas State player; J. P. Reynolds,
clear close to $100,000, If they re- singled for Docks-Ferries. '41-42 basketball team, visited Comdr. Frank Brigham Young Southern Illinois Teachers College;
ceived the Rose Bowl bid. Docks-Ferries snapped back the station last weekend. He was Lt. Ulckhorst, California Gene Snyder, end, U. of Georgia
As jou've suspected the 23- against Ships Store Ashore, 7 to en route to Daytona NAS for op- School; of John Mines' Mason Lt. Colorado freshman; Doug Moseley, end,
1. Three runs in the fourth inning ; Comdr. Mal
yard pass was good to Halfback erational training. Elvvard Breckenridge High School, San
broke 1 1 tie and insuredthe ; Comdr. W. R.
lilll Coleman In the end zone fora a to Kane, ass't coach at the Antonio, Tex.; Ray De Mastero,
touchdown. The extra point fol- game for the winners. Mc- Academy and Naval end, William Jewel College Mo,
; Comdr
lowed. And Texas dropped another Lachlin walked. Keport was safe Sports FlashesAfter Barry, Southern California: Sam and Johnny Dierker, quarterback,
Holland walked. N.
game before the season on an error. I San Jose College.

was over, losingtheir chance for Roberts singled. chasing it for 13 I
entry to the Rose BowL Personnel turned on latent power years Lt. Comdr.
Sgt. Frank Parker finally nail- Earnshaw And Old Friend
Kittrell stands five feet, nine against Dispensary, poundingout ed the National Tennis Championship
Inches In height and weighs 180 a 11-run shutout victory. Hall- to the wall behind his
1 pounds. He entered the Marine man twirled for the winners. The bunk. Parker, who saved his
Corps at the completion of his winners accumulated eight hits in furloughs to compete in the up Y a IN ..
junior year In college but was the course of the game and ran succeeds Lt Joe Hunt,
enough of an impression as aplgblcln their playoff standing to an even 1943 champion, who didn't com-
toter to win a place onBIII .500 mark.
pete this year The Great
Sterns All American eleven. VPB 2 (1) edged out T 4, 3 to 2 Lakes Bluejackets baseball
*- in a nip and tuck game. Morris, of team completed its 1944 season
Until last Monday when a bee VPB, and Byrd, of T4, each turnedin with 48 wins in 50 starts. Lt. I
hive of football talent arrived on fine pitching performances.Morris Mickey Cochrane's men beat ten
Mason Field, it appeared as thoughthe gave up three hits and big league teams, lost only to
Flier football machine wouldbe Byrd two. T 4 scored once in the the Brooklyn Dodgers. Virgil .
slowed down considerably whenit first frame and once more in the Trucks, ex-Detroit fireballer, led
bumped into some of the tough sixth on walks to Slater and Folio the Lakes hurlers with ten wins .
Service teams on the '44 slate and no losses Interviewedin
Now, however, the prospects are club, is a welcome addition In the Caribbean, Cmdr. Gene \Ti. : .
on the rise. If a few more good the line and Tom McMenamy, a Tunney told a GI reporter that )
men report, the all-station team fullback, who also played for Jack Dempsey would have stopped' ;_ .
the Air Raiders, will find aplat'e tA
may give us a real display of the harka. Joe Louis had both met in ,
classy football. among. t top form "Dempsey licked any- ; ( .
Line-ripping George Faust, one he could hit," Tunney said : ,
who starred at fullback and Alf Anderson S2c and Eddie "And Louis, for all his speed of I
Quarterback for Bernie IJIernian Lyons, BM2c, of the 1914 Station hand, is slow on his feet. Dempsey -

at the University of Minnesota, baseball, got a genuine thrill the would have nailed him for Lt. Comdr, P0/16.? Earnshaw, right, one time great pitcher for
G appears In good shape) though heW other day: when they had a pub- keeps." The Second AAF"s the Philadelphia Athletic and white he wan stationed here, a main
IJ Inactive last season, and ran licity picture snapped with Lieut. Superbomber football team has station personnel officer permanent officer of the day and coac?
I be expected to be a big help In Comdr. George Earnshaw, one of mapped a 13. game grid card of the 1942 NAS baseball team talks over his sea experience wltl
the backfield. Connie Mack's greatest stars. this fall. Opponents include the Ilgimtr. Frank E. Binder, chief master of arms at the receiving
Johnny Hanzel, who had two Now gunnery officer aboard one University of Colorado, the ship and Coral Sea veteran aboard the Lexington. In 1942 the Lt.
years at Villanova before taking of our carriers, Lt. Comdr. Earn- Iowa Seahawks. Ft. Warren and Contdr. and the Chief had duty In the O. D.'s officer Lt., Coindr.jbarnsnaw .
I .j : over NAVY position on the shaw has been in on a great manyof the Fourth AAF. now the gunnery officer aboard one of our carriers, to
1043 ( Air Haider ball the engagements in the Pacific. ,




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i 21 September, 19iJ JAX ''AIR [NEWS _______ Page Seven

Former Stetson Back'Spots Opening In Part Scrimmage Tourist Would Quiz Contest

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Battle RagingSilver 1. There are 3,000 islands In. the :i

archipelago, of which only 600
Springs, Fla.-Today's '
6) are inhabited. '
a misguided tourist should wander 2. 1940 Gallahadion; 1941 '
M off the main highway five miles
Whirlaway; 1942-Shut Out; 1943
south of Silver Springs, Florida, -Count Fleet .
Into the Jungled fastness of the 3. Vella Gulf-August, 1943;
Ocala National Forest, he might
g Cape Esperance-October, ;
re e x'' find himself suddenly In the Makassar Straits-January, 1942;
dle of what Is apparently a south
Santa Cruz Islands October,
Pacific battle
area. 1942; Coral Sea-May, 1942.
Huddled near the banks of the 4. It's the AAF's P-51D, "Mus
I crystal clear Ocklawaha river are tang."

1 foxholes, a palm thatched village, 5. A cable length is 100 fathoms;
replica of a GI hut, and a sweating a shot is a short length of chain,
crew of Navy men in bedrag- usually of 15 fathoms; and a fathom .
gled dungarees and khakis. At regular is six feet.
: Intervals during the day the 6. "Three Musketeers" by Alex-
wailing moan of a handcrankedsiren ander Dumas '

t reverberates through the 7. Oklahoma, Nov. 16, 1912; Ari-
M ; a tangled undergrowth, and Inter- zona, Feb. 14, 1912; and New Mex-
spersed with this simulated air- ico, Jan. 6, 1912.
; .t raid warning, can be heard terse 8. (c) Admiral Halsey.
: ., commands of "Action-camera"- 9. It's the British "Typhoon."
hYYY{ RI 'Roll, Cut and Print." 19. Claude Swanson, Charles Ed-

Here In one of Florida's most ison, Frank Knox and James For-
Impenetrable forests 36 members restal.
7 of the Xavj's Photographic '-ii 4 4JG's
< w4 .. x3'de Science Laboratory, are recordIng -
scenes for theatre goers, defense I Risl{ Death
workers, and millions of
everyday Americans, which will
portray what Navy cameramenare To Rescue Mates
contributing in blood and
sweat to the winning of World
::1' War ILUnder Down In PacificLieut
the supervision of I
3 1 t Hugh M. MacMullan, USNR, for- (Jg) Charles Freeman
mer Warner Bros top dialogue director Rowley Jr., USNR, and Lieut. (Jg)

George McCIellan, ( oarterback candidate on the all-station teams rushes toward an opening in the Navy photo crew Is'a Henry Fairfield Manget, USNR,
the line daring Last MtUy's part scrimmage on Mason Field. His blocker is Fullback Don Wojice- heterogeneous collection of former Avenger torpedo-bomber pilots,
chowfckl, former Pitty l4W. Mass., high school star."Parachute cameraman, sound effects men," knew their gasoline supply was
Mh make-up artists, electricians, car- running low and they might not
penters, script clerks, technicians, get back to their aircraft carrier,

WAVES LeadIn War's End Not Near, and noted screen actors. Today, 130 miles distant.
they are all Navy men-seamen, Yet they continued to circle two
Adm. Munroe WarnsNew photo specialists, carpenter' s downed aviators in their life rafts,
mates, photographer's mates, and small dots in the vast western
Swim York (CNS)-Military defeat chiefs.
Pacific Lts. Rowley and Manget
of Nazi Germany won't mean
When of the Treasurer markers, smoke
Parachute Loft 1$ leading in the main station WAVES the end of the war-not by a long Secretary dropped dye
( Morgenthau wanted a film to bombs, even their own life Jackets,
marathon swimming race now in its third week with two sight. show to the nation which would as aids in keeping two bobbingdots
That at least, is the opinion
weeks of competitiM remaining. I Read Adm. William R. Munroe, help promote the sale of bondsin in view. .
the Sixth War Loan One circled the rafts 500
Elizabeth MierzeyewWi, PR 3c, commandant of the Third Naval forthcoming pilot at
has 305 swum laps pace Fight BlandingIn voiced in a speech before -
the Navy Department. At Ana- eral thousand to establish commu-
WAVES the week
over thrfA pe- graduates of the Naval Re-
Return Match FridayThe serve Midshipman's School at costia, D. C., headquarters for theNavy's nications. When the low-flying

riod.Rules of the marat),Att permit Naval Air Station Boxing Columbia University recently. Photographic Science Lab- plane exhausted its supply of dye
oratory, Lt. MacMullan In-
was marker and smoke bombs-and its
WAVES to total all i iipa. swum. Team will Journey to Camp Bland- Despite military successes in structed to proceed to Florida witha pilot's life jacket-the Avengers
There is no rule abov{ swimming Ing this Friday night for a return Europe, it may be years beforewe crack camera crew, to work
consecutive laps. match with soldier boxers. The gain final victory over Japan,
up a that would show in ac- No relief or rescue plane or surface -
The standings are d VVf( "fttatd on two teams met here two weeks Adm. Munroe said. curate detail the importance the craft had appeared two hours
a percentage basis by taking the ago in what was one of the best "The day of that final assault Navy camera has been in the ulti- later. Their fuel was running very
total number of WAV;S eligible boxing exhibitions ever witnessed' upon Japan" itself is still in the mate capture and retaking of Jap- low. The carrier was 130 miles
on the station. It ended in a draw ; future, he added. "Whatever our held Islands in the vast Pacific. away, and there was no land within
when both teams won four and progress in Europe, the Pacific Florida's tropical setting in the the radius. Still the lieutenants
FlajoffO Stand/iA9 lost four, so this week's match war still stretches many hard Silver Springs area was a "nat stuck to their stations.
W. L. will be the rubber encounter.The months-perhaps years-ahead of ural" for this type of movie. In The Avengers contacteda
and G 9 0Dispensary finally
us in spite of the bold thrusts of
3 9 list of the men who will this hidden-away spot, few white destroyer with an escorting
fight for Lt. Eddie Adams, box- recent days. men have explored. Vegetation is plane. Only after
they were certain

Seaman Guard :::5"Vlo' s 2 ing coach, Friday are: Carlos Sil- "The picture is brighter now lush, and the tangle of vines, palmettos that the destroyer and plane
than it has been since the
Salvadore Alvarez Horton Hin- war and ferns in this
4 4 4 va, damp region knew exactly where the rafts were,
PersonnelShip's 3 3 ton, :Marvin Reid George Schaf- began the admiral stated. "We form a natural habitat for billions did Lts. Dowley and Manget head
Docks-Ferries Store Ashore .1" fer, Jack Lucarelli, Buddy Thomas, still have a long way to go, but of mosquitoes, gnats, and home.
VPI3 2 <1) a a Eddie Barnett, and Dick Lee. we are on our way. Everywherewith sandflies. To reach the "set," you The destroyer made the rescue.
T4 2 5 new weapons and with all take
a Navy heavy-duty truck at
Parachute Loft 1 4 the ancient tenacity and fanati Silver Springs, cut off the main The Avengers landed' safely- .aboard.
12 their carrier
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cism of mankind-our enemies are highway a few miles south, and
-'1/'. Golf Head ComebackWhen '- ii I
fighting back. But everywhere we follow a tortuous, bumping route
in a unit and dividitt: !' into that Freddy Cocoran, the golf are moving forward." over what could hardly be described Promotions In OffingFor
number the total Y Dumber of authority, was touring the fronts' -% Tt -T-L-M-IM-"I M-I-M as a "road" for several
lengths swum by mentors of that for the USO, a general mistook Colonel Gives WACA miles into the jungle. A few hun- Some LieutenantsNames

him for Mickey Cochrane, but-that dred yards from the location, you of lieutenants of the reg-
unit.Present standings t\h\H\ number didn't faze Freddie. Ride On His Bike abandon the truck, and strike out ular Navy and Naval Reserve with
of WAVES competing Ate: Para- "Hey, Mickey!" bellowed the on foot. Suddenly, you stumble both date of rank and continuous
chute Loft, 149.3, (18)5: Radio Cen- general "Who was the best pitcher England (CNS-Wac Bernice onto a small clearing and here we active duty in that grade since 1
tral, 42.1 (35) ; NAOTC:!, 38,4, (12) ; you ever caught?" Higgins was walking along Pica- find the first scenes being made. Oct. 1942 or earlier are being con-
dllly Circus when she met col-
"Lefty Grove, snapped Fred- Large and small electric spotlightsare
WAVES unit, 33.7 <%) S VF 4, sidered by selection boards for
onel from her home town in Nebraska
die, quick as a flash stragetlcally placed at
31.3, (8) ; Aeology, 27. (9) : Synthetic proper promotion to lieutenant commander
\ She saluted him smartly.He .
The beamed like basi- sound with
general a ; equipment
21.7, ((29) ; VPty *7.0, (21) ; returned the salute. They chat- according to the September issue
That the he its
lisk. was Just answer complicated mass of wires,
Main 13.4 ((30) ; Sup- of the Information Bulletin
Dispensary wanted. Very probably it was the ted for a minute and then the booms, and microphones snake
ply, 9.0, (20). answer the real Mickey Cochrane colonel took her riding-on the through the underbrush. A camouflaged The work of these boards is ex-
Yard Department, $:5 (3) ; A. would have given him, too. handlebars of his bicycle. foxhole lies before a per- pected to be completed by late
and R 4.9 (3) XIts.. ((8)) VF Si- September.
; ; J % CL. fectly constructed GI hut, and Di-
5, 2.2, (13) ; Public ty'orks. 2.0, Revise V-12 ProgTamIn rector MacMullan follows carefully Boards will be convened in Sep
((2)) ; and T 5, 1.0, (6). Lt. Vogt Is At St. Mary'sLieut. keeping with the currently compiled script while the scenes tember to recommend lieutenant
---vv-- diminishing need for Naval avi- commanders of the Naval Reserve
Alan' Vogt, who was in are rehearsed and shot.
charge of sports equipment for the ators and the consequent over-all Purpose of the film is to show for promotion to the next highest
j Educated Toe Wad 4,0 physical training department here, cutback in Naval aviation training how Navy combat photographers grade.

I Lieut. Riley Smith, t rmetly stationed is now stationed at the St. Mary's, announced on June 24 by the Na- spotted hidden gun emplacementson
in the physical \frainlng department Calif pre-flight school. vy Department, the Bureau of Guadalcanal, which later en- MARQUETTE, Mich. (CNS-
here, kicked AAVen oints L V.SI L '-' ---* Naval Personnel has completedplans abled our fleet and air arm to reduce Four convicts broke out of the lo-
after touchdown whet the Washington Duy, Duy War Bonds for a downward revision in the hazard to rubble so that cal jail, then broke in again and
Redskins defeHVd the New Or the pilot candidate output of the our landing forces could establisha were captured. They said they

York Giants 49 to 14 *iy\ 1937. Bye, Bye Freedom Navy College Program (V-12). bulkhead. had forgotten their cigarettes.

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Civilian Employees News I Supply Sallies 11 ':'

Editor! al Offices
By Lltette TempleFor
Personnel Relations Office, Bldg. 13
Telephone Extension 8835 a good dash of local color

The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax All we offer you a &UnlInto the
News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's auditorium of the colored USO Club I
Civilian[ Employees and is sponsored by the on Mt. Herman and West Third : i

Jml'lo'f'f'M"cwilltion for Civil Service Employees Streets, the occasion being the ,
Officers second annual banquet of the Colored I.

William. Klncald, President Phillip D. Myers, Treasurer Supply Department. Employees. i
Polly V tter, Secretary The night of Friday 1 Sejv'' .
Directors I tember 1944, found rollicking : '
wave of fun voiced into the micro ''
George H. Martin Melt C. Jackson
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Woods I phone by i R. Lundy Master of ,

Phillip D. MyersDiniel Kenneth D. McDuffte Ceremonies and David i ,0 j'
R. Whlddon[ William O. Klncaid I the M.C.'a assistant The FtACht'r'l ,, '\'"
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Polly Vetter idhing" act was. the complete disappearance "" \?. '\, .
New Reporting Staff of Lundy's box of ::' ,
.Assembly and Repair: I chicken cake> etc.. while he was ;

Maintenance\ ...........__......-......_......_......_.......Walter Riviere so industriously employed at the ,, /
Accessories.............................._".._..-......_...........\\'. T. Martin I mike. "The price of fame is great" i I -
Matal and Machine ................._.._-.._............Thelma E. Register said Lundy while swearing .
Engine Overhaul ...........................................................Lillian Lindsey wardly. Ln-I
Progress ..............-....................._.............................. .Tom Quinn Little David speaks of "play-
Aircraft Overhaul ......................................................Amelia Drawdy lug on his harp for the first r ,
Interim Overhaul .............................................?...........Laura Adams time" when he slake| over the 1 41A '1/
Production Eng. .................................................................Don Ra gin mike, but says tht'real, at J
Production Control ......................................................Pattie Bennett ever, no weakness In the voice
IVb Employees ..........................._........._.......................Adeline Jocis of Chief Szarnianskl! whose first J. \V. Tyler> (left), and L, W. (Mickey) Reese (right), took a few
Inspection and Survey: act way .to throw the mike out minute off from a very busy! day on their new jobs, to permit the

Aircraft Overhaul .._...................'...........-..............Muriel E. Mitchell the window and shout "Do you photographer> to take their pit'tureA.11': Keee has just recently> been
Supply Dept ......................................."................................Ruth Love hear me? !" moved over to Foreman of Engine Overhaul, while :Mr. Tyler I It Wi'

A. &: R. Depts .................................-.................... Ruth C. Raisch Comdr. Almgren caught quite a UivUtan.replacing Mr. Reese' at! acting Foreman In the :Metal and Machine .,

Sara Verner bit of good-natured ribbing from

Public Work Dept........................................................Audrey Priscilla Womble Glenn there other of It our seems officers the "Swede who were with Time Clock Rings But Not Single
Louis. Abraham the well-timed Southern drawl"

Cecile Devenlsh had misplaced his speech, and had Person' Moves Toward Shop's Exit
Supply Department ...................................................... ..... Lisette Ten\nle to hold forth extemporaneously. j
--- Last the
Saturday 1630 bell
me original speech was later located
and lost none of its full rang, and all through the A & R,
I 'Inside' effect in being passed around for Accessories employees were punching out their
Public Worksn. reading, however. The theme of the I time cards, and rushing toward
Comdr.'s: speech. "Work Fight their cars but in the Metal and
Give to Make Democracy live. Division Machine Division, not a single p p.r-
.' Audrey \\omble I-- With this, the Comdr. pointed out son moved toward the clock This
the good work of the colored By Mary Markham and was news- big news. What was it
Th* teeent near-approach of a Porky PigBarBQ troopsIn
that caused
i combat and service forces. Other France! O. Ilanchey every man and woman
hurricane certainly showed employees both enlisted
I and civilian in the
There from the North
speakers were Captain Ricketts are people ,
Works De- M&M Division, to assemble by the
of the Public !
NAOTC Staff South East and
Ensign West-working
.I Supply; I
I office and remain after the bell
pittmeiH what an important part Burns, Supply Personnel Officer together most of the' time with a I rang?
The Engine Erection Section of and Chief Szarmanski. little in between. This tends
they lave in maintaining the security Refreshments play
;I of the station in times of Shop 38 held a Bar-B-Q picnic at were under the supervision toward unity. If the South is man close of slight up view, but showed build a young
the home of Jimmie Friedlien Sun- of Carl "Bubber" Ford and i teased about "you all" they take '' wwy ad
dressing the
Most of didn't realize crowd. He
us -
emergency. were served by waitresses from the it because they know that only was say.
day, September 10th. The master ing fellow
( workers all of the
the numerous details that musth Supply
Department while Alonzo people tare loved, are teased.
,) attended to in preparing for touch of the event was handled by I Ross and his orchestra blanketed They also know that the Bible uses fine about things should Lt. Swanson: has said
me be
said about
destructive winds. It was an inter Quinton Christie, AMMlc, who dida the whole with many late musical the best in grammar and "you one of you because it was each

prove of value in the future.Aren't The preliminary to the roasting throughout the evening was speculation first chapter of Phillppians I Job that has made this Division so
f I that the storm I I I as to what was detaining I We in contact with "
we lucky j was as much of a highlight as the Mr. are coming outstanding. It was Mickey Reese,
I by.passed us, and went on up the main event. The hog used was j I t to Hayes the man with the mon I people o/ wide experiences. Now, I''foreman of Metal and Machines
Coast?: bought alive,, and very fast on the i ey pay for it all (something like for instance, there Is a very modest saying goodbye to the personnel of
J Couldn't help thinking about hoof Quinton Christie, his wife 11,000 i in cash ) He finally came, I man In our shop that has I M&M. where he had spent the last

Frances Glenn, who just movedto Virginia and Ross Bradley, tried though. I known instruments since a compass three years as Leadmgman, Quar.
Long Island a week or two ago. their best to catch the porker for Jean Lade from Stock Control I I was strapped on the stick terman and Foreman He Is mov.
t Incidentally( the File Room had a the execution but failed miserably.After I resigning the 20th of September, I with a leather strap, the altimeter t Ing to Engine Overhaul as fore.
letter from her which made us repeated attempts and exhaustion to visit her father in Long Island. I was on the panel, and the airspeed I man.

I green with envy-all the places of all, Virginia Christie Have fun Jean. I indicator was on the wing, with Reese came to Jacksonville, from
t she has been and the interesting I made the final catch by one ear. When Personnel notified every the wind as the power. This gentleman I Norfolk A&R. He is an ex-Navy

things-she has seen in New York. The picnic was attended by both one of his accrued annual leave, spent two years In France I service man and has a long list of

r ., and sleeping laten the montiny'Sha I enlisted and civilian personnel, and', Betty Lotz and Doris Fitzpatrick during World War I as an in- accomplishments the to his credit in
expects to start working soon. all hands had a wonderful time inauspiciously submitted a routine I structor. He can carry on clever Navy. Among them are over
though-said she would keep ua --..--- **- --- -- leave request to Lt. Comdr. Burk-i I repartee. Talk to Bill Martin our 150 hours flight time as Student
) \ potted I I hardt, who almost approved it before :I I division editor, sometime. Pilot, including instruction and
Carolyn Howell, who has been in he noticed the length of time j I Hilda White, who has been solo at Pensacola. NAS. He servedon
Mr. Garth's office in the Electrical 'I: Here And There given was for their respective bal-|I writing thit article, hat re- the USS Wright in connectionwith ,

Section, is now- in Lt. Gray'sI ances. and leave address showed "ll"ned.'e have learned to love Squadron from Aircraft and graduated
office, taking over the duties of Hotel Waldorf-Astoria Hilda Metalsmith Course,
Inspection And Knowing very much, and we will ATS Great Lakes
Survey 111. lie
Cecil Devenish, who has gone to : them, this could be but a Joke and mitt her In more ways than one. aboard the USS served
''J l f Dallas Never did get that dope Department Aircraft the request was therefore denied | She doewn't want to be forgotten I the A&R at Norfolk.Lexington After,his and discharge in.
straight about her paratrooper, but i i I Naming their highlight of the I and we won't forget her, from the
we< have our own suspicions Best |; Overhaul Division week, Melba Overstreet Lillian I either welder at the Ford Navy he was; a
!:' ef luck, Carolyn, hope you like I j Harper Eleanor Lassetter Motor Com.
f I II :Muriel 1 K. :Mitchell, Reporter and Callie Tillman spent several pany. in Norfolk. Va. From there
new job as well as Norma Grace Coins
your have
I been trying to days recently at her home in Adel, I I he came back to the Navy into
Lampa relit likes hers-she shifted I About the best news I know la find out if their children actually': Georgia while her brother was Civil Service in 1937, as Aviation
S from the File Room to the Time I that Dekle Is back from his vaca I had or didn't have transportation !i home on his last furlough before I Metalsmith. He transferred to

Section of Maintenance and is tremendously lion. I don't suppose he thinks so, I to and from the nursery to the I I leaving for overseas. Lois Sttr- Jacksonville on March 7. 1941, a*
pleased with her trans- It being 38 temperature when he gate. Seems they still don't know. ling is back at her bench after ;, Leadingman from which he had
fer. That's good a satisfied employee left North Carolina Mr. Fowler I Scoop! Flash! Word- has just ': several days' leave spent with her worked up to his present Job aj
't is always twice as valuahla : says-"No news-he has a .head. been received that the elevator in I husband before he left for the West Foreman.J. .

as one who Is in a position ache" He's not the only one. Last ,I Building 110 is again in operation! i, Coast for further transfer. Lon j U. Tyler, everybody calls him
: that is not suited to him. week I made what I thought wasa Maybe there'll be renewed energy J C. Johnson, AMM1c "Jim," Is now acting Foreman. of
\ was present-
des' Jackson, SKI, who hut I humorous remark about two of I I for work now that climbing three I I led with a baby carriage for his the Metal and Machine Division.!
tiMi !In the Dry Dotk Section! our fellow employees. No offense flights of stairs won't be necessary new daughter. Se i Jim came to Jacksonville from
l.*rt u* this. week for California. was meant, as It was all said In'' ', around for us, but proudly I' Norfolk In Feb., 1941, and has been
:. Sure did hate to see him go, for fun however, please accept my Accounting: Department. I I" i : was speechless one of the most active men in the .
ha has been with the Department most sincere apology. I making a sacrifice to the While all these A&R ever since. .
for several yearn, both at Marguerite Dlxon came backto "cause"! Buddy Buddin has jut events took Tyler started with Civil Service
.* civilian: and later an *n enll work :Monday. Good luck, joined the Air %%'ac. She will lo we're place "A"we were shift. "B" shift; now (in 1937 at the Middletown, Pa..

.i., t. .>. J man. )Marguerite. have a new messenger clerical work for, and with the, I these Indian We're enjoying Army Air Depot as Metal>lmith. .
On the other hand. Chief "Mac" Dorlt{ Po.... V>'e are glad 'I Army Air ."orcewith an eye to summer evenings of From there he went to Norfolk
pleasure. Old timers
Cols> former Inspector with the to have her with u... Kay liar- oversea> duty On reporting pet I weeks after say that six Va. and thence to Jacksonville,
Public Works Inspection Department kins ways, "there are no little 5th to be Inducted ar Chattanooga goldenrod blooms, NAS. in 1941.
there will be Well
paid a brief visit and gave goal or puppies"-NO he hasn't I Tenn., she will go on toO has been in frost goldenrod i Prior to 1937. Tyler started in.
u* in: account of the places he has any news 31 r. Jordan and :>lr. : -weeks basic I training at Ft. of weeks for a couple I Aircraft wdrk in 1933 with General -
been during his two years with theSeilwes. 1 Howell graduated from Hthool Oglethorpe, Gf'orgll1.I o, she I I timers now. so if the old Aviation Manufacturing Com
: Sounds like a digest oft today. Hope 1 get a cigar! I hat talked her roommate, Gloria I are, in are another right and they usually ,: pany. Baltimore Md., and also
+ia places most prominently mentioned i I might take this opportunity to Cooper from Public Works. Into month our Indiansurqm worked for Fairchild Aircraft Cl)..
In the news He is lookingexceptionally say I heard from my son this ;:I doing the same, and they are evenings.r evenings will be crisp Fall l I Hagerstown :Md.. Seversky Air.
well this week. The two excited craft Corp, Long Island. New
rugged first I have heard from girls! Call to the Propeller No.
( Shop IS:
Navy life must be a good one. He him since June. Then he was waiting colors it ever' enticing! I I York and the Hall Aluminum
wag just passing through on hi.'NJy a''' to go across-now he is "Some- II I There seems to be more than one propeller Jimmy Pittman AMM2c, of the Company, Bristol Pa.
back from visit to his home where In Burma. I presented Helen a,--
a Those of you jI way to skin a cat! Hankering (01'1 Grinoes
in Miami, and expected to ship out who read this, who :>re mothers I Ii the river and all it has to offer I. shop with, of the Gyro I Italy (ICNS-An Italian carpenter

again immediately. Sure Is nice to j of sons overseas, know how I feel Carl Reiter. Hartly Steeves, Tom They have decided engagement ring. presented a bill to the AmerIcan
r ace our former co-workers who Last, but not l least, we have lost t I Forrest and Mr. England have all ;: after the to wait until I Red Cross. At the bottomhe
war to be
have Joined the armed forces. Most t : our very capable principal volunteered for part-time duty I Strickland married. Kay I Ii i penned this note : "Plus 20 per
of them have seen a good bit of tor, John Fineness Jr Oh. inspec-I with the Coast Guard on Harbor I i was operated on re-1 cent because you are Americans."
cently. and Is I' :
the world since leaving the Station pose we'll see him from time to Patrol. They'll have all the lux I doing as well as can
--- --- ---- I time but he has moved out of our I| ury of a 75-foot cruiser, and a lot l L be 'expected. We wish her a very I They are Elizabeth Hunter, Lulu
-- I I speedy recovery. We welcome to Rape, Silvia Gaudry, Lloyd B.
office in Aircraft Overhaul. I understand of deviltry! Avast
Every dollar you Invest In WarB.nadl. there. Mates! our shop several new employees They are Elizabeth Hunter, Lulu
according to OW!. is used he is Lieut. Butts' assist The sea'll teach ye the ways o' -------- -- I Rhodes, and Hazel The
ant. All of us wish Finenco the bein' sick and Cartwright.
alt follows : ye sea-goirt'. landlubbers happy! latter transferred
was from Engine
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19c for aircraft. best of luck in his new job. That's Hartly Sleeves in a moment of Overhaul. Berdina KirkbrKJo

12c for ordnance and signal I all folks. Congratulations are in order for caution warns everyone to watch I is on leave at her home in Ohio.
eqlIlpm.nt. I. ------ Ensign Billups, who la now Lt. the office supplies! He has two I Several new improvements are

lOc( for Navy and Army vessels4c Do you know a better way to (Jif ) Biljups! Here they are Miss gills In school now, you know! A being made in the Propeller Shop,
'I for Merchant ships, do it ? If you do why not suggest I Billups'! word to the wise, eh Steeves ? among which are racks in the

lie for miscellaneous munitions your idea to the Beneficial Suggestions Jessie Braswell from Issue Dlvr, If you're looking for excitement, blade room to prevent injury to
He for war construction Committee? It might win caught 12 bream in one sittingon get In on Frances Dudley's wed both the personnel and to the -
23c for non-munitions war itemspay : you a nice cash award. Besidesthat a fishing expedition! She went I ding plans! She's marrying Vln- blades from falling. A new coat

k ( ,subsistence, travel, expert possibility you will be contributing to Inverness, "'11., and after 10dya cent Rio CAM from A & It Shop. of grey paint has been applied,
commodities, etc.) i I'' another important aid to of inviting nibbles came backto So our little "Doodly" will be "Mrs. and greatly improves th
1\\ :5c for non-war use. i the war effort. work sun beaten, but relaxed I Chief Rio." Oh, it'a M exciting: knee of our shop appear-. \.


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Inspection And Survey DepartmentMetal Little Things

Machines & Accessories Div. ETA SXARin From A And R

. We are glad to welcome Jean Martin into our division. She YANKS IH THE 1939 WORLD
will be located in the MaintenanceBy
Instrument Shop. In the Machine Shop, 5ERiES-8AftEDy 3B Gor 7
;we are happy to have John Joseph Farinacce. John has been l ic --t
fk NIr313 Ro ERSJ MADE Walter Klvlere
serving in the South Pacific. His home is in Baltimore, Md. v 1 ,

W. A. Derrington, AMlc, reported here Saturday, (Sept. 9th) p R : ? ::4NMSEIfO vision Things are in really the Maintenance humming these Di.
from the South Pacific and the
days. Seems as tho' one> is
Far East, where he has been for .
the past 26 months. He is orig M & M DIVISION / MORE-/N'9 DAMES.r too but busy somehow to take, all on that any comes more work in is
inally from Kansas City, Kansas
usually completed in a pretty short
Pat Morarity In our Assembly 4'a
and Repair Office, la back A&RBy r a time.We
have missed Mr. Sauer, very
from a nice vacation. Tried toget
much these several
from } but ?
some new 'at. she ;
Delma E. RegisterThis a i days, and are looking forward to
Raid "I didn't
just do
N .,,,. f' 'A the time he will be able to returnto
Honestly! Mrs. Helen Stjron, In week the M & M division
out Main Office I III on leave this lost our foreman L. W (Mickey) r sCARLfy'S his desk. As you know he has
week. I know she U having a Reese, to the Engine Overhaul. been quite sick, having had all of
pleasant vacation Watt In Propeller It goes without saying we all regret his teeth removed, but we hear he
Shop and Kid Ilix said, his transfer, but we are glad is on the mend now, and will soon
"ton can tell them Old Man Still "our foreman" was selected to doa be back. Since he has been away
ha* done died and come to life bigger Job. Walter Scott has been taking care
again. The resurrection In here." Mr. Reese took charge of M & M WI1X of things for him, as well as keep
the "III* Mind" missed' Ja<'ktxmvllle. as leadingman Metalsmith when ing up his own Job. It has sure

Mr. HI* U really tickledto A&R was opened, and since that BUY t 41'' RA/.LYDEINES been a strain on "Scotty," but
. IK back on day shift again. time has advanced through the he has taken it with a grin, and
done a darn good job. When Mr.
Marjorie and Raymond Sutton rates to foreman.
MORE Sauer comes back he will move toa
have just purchased a nice little \Ve have all enjoyed working
II ,. new office, which is being built
30-foot yacht. Marj is so tickled, with him through the bright
in our new storeroom, and from
and excited over the prospects of
well the dark
days as an ones.
the first fishing trip, she broke two So, Engine Overhaul, our loss Is what we can learn it is going to
legs on her chair. Good luck, Marj, and = be pretty cozy, with modern light-
gain, to
jour : you are lucky
ing, heating ventilators, and air
hope you soon get your re have him for your foreman. lie
paired. Always knew Mr. Nelson, conditioning and much more
play more than with
in Instrument Shop, was hand- square space than in the present location
dome, but didn't know he caused )'ou. I So, I wouldn't wonder if it won't
the mechanics to dream about him James U, Tyler, our I be quite a pleasant surprise to
at night. Get Stringy to give ,you Quarterman, is now him on his return
the low down on Nelson. She's the foreman. You can I I \\'e were looking over the
that had the dream Mr: Tyler, to give you the
one cards In the time rack today, aDd
---- ---- find there
I are many, many, new
238 and 22A
I name) There are a lot we have
SLANTS newcomer: Olive T. I ] not met, but we would like to
SAFETY Charlotte J.
Thompson know
all of the employees In
I Hy )-. P. Armitrort come both of you to our this division
i and hope to be ableto
> frly KntInterThe "JS
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I I meet them soon.
spectacular Victories whichare Ernest Newberg, who has beenin
being achieved on the world I News Of IVb 'I the Air Conditioning Department *
battle fields today, the fact that I for the past two years, resigned -
Victory Is in sight, does not justify recently, and is now wear-
the relaxation of any member EmployeesInA&R II ing the "Blue" for Uncle Sam's
< of the Naval Air Station Personnel Navy. We have not heard from

in his production efforts. Ernie !since he left, but his "Better
We have been charged with the Half" tells us he is very well sat

responsibility of conserving man- isfied in. his new surroundings,
hours and this can be done ONLY Some more new faces and getting along swell.

with the help and cooperation of Accounting Evelyn O' I Well folks we have a new Snap.
every man and woman aboard this Nina Hawkins are the per in our Pipefitting Department
Station. Evelyn is the pretty now none other than Lloyd Camp-
Our job is to PREVENT ACCI- nette, and Nina the bell, who as you know is the old
DENTS and it is jonly through a blonde. And while we're II est man, as to length of service,
cooperative Accident Prevention Time-Accounting, we will in the pipefitting gang. He indeed
Program that we can assume our I about Eleanor Hanzell's is well qualified for his new
obligation to our fighting forces and her black eye 1 Job. Plus doing a good Job here
and bring them home again. Eleanor was I he flies regular Patrol duties, as
August was our record month- I small niece, when the II a member of the CAP. Many "

our smallest number of accidents; ped over on her back II : times after having flown a patrol,
but the record can be improved. dentally struck Eleanor in :I he reporfs for duty in his uniform
Let's keep the slate clean in "Twouldn't have been time not permitting a change into
September and do it by-staying says Eleanor, "but it civilian clothing.
on the job until the job is finished the first day of my I I Several week ago vv? went
and working safely at whatever Ferrell Poidevant is I out into the storeroom, and there
we're doing. an extended leave wax John Holder, busy a*> a bee
HELP PREVENT ness. We know Civilian In springtime. lie was squaring
ACCIDENTS! Records Section is the end of a huge wooden beam,
Don't be guilty of CAUSING her. Mary Baker of the at least 4 Inches square Well,
tion is also ill. Hope you we were out there again today,
ONE'i* ---- gain your health 'cuz we I and there was John Mill busyas
around A&RMarguerite. I could be, with the end almost
In that Marianas our
scrap "
Ledbetter sawed off that 4 by 4.
planes knocked down 369 Japs in
Rome anxious! moments We were planning to have
one day. That flying! That takes
food: pilots-and good planes. But day. Her young son, picnic sometime this month, but
no matter how hard we're plaster returning from school T'I about the time we got started on
ing the Japs, it all comes down to hand severely..Marguerite it your reporter who was appointed
the moment our guy meets their home and then dashed Chairman of the Committee,
guy! in the clouds, man to man, the Dispensary. Dick I was called away on account of
plane to plane, at a breakneck know how It happened. sickness in the family, and then
combat pace. Keep thinking of fell down and that's all I Mr. Sauer became 111, and for nu-
that as you work. Do it right and remember.No merous other causes we were
you back him up-do it wrong and don't think you've forced to call it off for awhile, but
you're knocking him down! touch of heat or not I you can be sure that we are going
In the head if to have
-% Al -' right you something-and soon too.
Helen: "Father announced last and turtles gleefully I We would appreciate it, however,
night that he was the King of our the Mail Room. I if each of you would bring in some
house" is a frog and a turtle suggestions as to what and where
Sally: "What happened" Fred Swanson, the III ( you would like to have it.
Helen: "Mother crowned him!" reason for this title I I --. .f --
secret between< Lt. Swanson : i!
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- ; I Interim OverhaulBy

Here's Your Chance I Laura Adams
There is one thing Ihis column
has been neglecting lately, and
Have Photos that Is to welcome all the new
people who have come into Interim
\\'Al\'TED-PI'turt"8!!! of NAS Civilian at play! Yen I Overhaul in the past few

you photographer, here's jour chance to see< the results *>f I weeks. So here is a welcome to
work reproduced In the Civilian News.e everyone of you. Small parts has
__ \\' want pictures of your department's picnic, party, two new girls Ruby Wiggins and
or basketball games, and other activities for printing In the Edith Warr. Disassembly comes
ilian News Section of the Jax Air News. up with Clyde McNeil, Wade Gib.
Snapshots cannot be accepted because of the Inability of son, George C. Rogers, MargaretBeck
ting good reproduction on the type of paper that is used! by Fredanell Hooper, Evelyn

publication. Lutens and Hellen Dicey.
...12.8",10" and should be I
Photos should be printed In Thelma Martin is back on the
with a news-photo type camera. Photon should be mailed
I job after an absence of three
Editor, Civilian News, Building 13, with a complete df' months. Burma M Dempsey
of the picture along with the photographer's name and I now in Disassembly, has also returned
on the reverse side.! All pictures become the property after being absent since
of whether they are printed or
Civilian News, regardless January 10th. Both are old employees

and will not be returned, Full credit In a by line will be
we are glad to have withus
the photographer of every picture that fe printed. again.
Remember, we want pictures of all social, athletic, and
Elizabeth Henderson Ercell Hen.
national activities engaged In by the Civilians employed at ,
dereon and Martha
_ Perhaps It might be an action shot of an NAS bowler, or a are
this week for Virginia.
ler mining! one In the groove M the ump hollers "Strike
The Glass Shop has a new memo
maybe a crowded dance floor' at a departmental party.
again It might be a how line at a picnic. 'Also, please ber, Ethylene Morris. She comes
from the
strictly Civilian. -- Float Shop
You take 'em and submit 'em'ye' f'tllwl'11m run 'em. \ ; The many friends of Annie Tur-t.
be the first to get his picture printed In the Civilian Ne\ll ner will be glad to learn that she
So the little lamp went outt ounce baby boy. Congrats, Harry. is Improving.

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Page Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 21 September, 1944

p0Dt751DDDOt9mOC1CIFIDODDCFO i WELFARE 1 Recruits Score Exterior' Decorators More Enlisted

i PRESENTSn Bond Touchdown; : SS WAVES\ Aboard

0, I. Zanner S2c .f)
iaanaaaaaaaonaaaaaanaEn Are 100 Percent '\S 5k; SMN _By ,

"Think you seventeen can hold
y ,
JJ Aircrewmen trainees atNATTC's out till more get here?" Ohf that

t ever popular question which was
0t ::- w Recruit Training ''v '
% heard so many times when the
Center were highly commended WAVES first came aboard

last Saturday by Capt. J. D, NATTC. Well we did survive;

: Lynch, Commanding NATTC, didn't we girls?

t for their 100 per cent partici- But first of all, we who came

pation in the War Bond program Z kk aboard NATTC over two weeks
1 ago wish to thank everyone for
I Ceremonies, including their kindness and helpfulness in
gnt presentation of a citation by getting us settled.

Captain Lynch: took place be- Now that we have fourteen

t fore the weekly inspection and NEW helping hands who arrived

review at the Center. I through since then, I'm sure we can see it

The citation was received in behalf
Our newcomers are: Helen E.
of the Center J. W Braz-
iel, Y3c. 1 Balop, S2c Dayton, Ohio; Beat
I rice Y. Calhoun, S2c, Akron, Ohio;
A "I am here today to congratulate I Betty 1. Caves, S2c, Cleveland;

you on showing: such good' Betty D. Christy, S2c, Detroit; "-
sense by purchasing War Bonds, ,I Frances M Sculli, S2c, Berkley;

Captain Lynch said in a brief talk Virginia Miller, S2c Uniontown....X

"I sincerely hope that each of you Penna.; Dorothy G. Ludwig, S2c, ". '
will keep the bonds until they I Phila, Pa; Irene L. Cunliffe, S2c '

reach maturity so that you will I 4'S Penna.; Ruth T. Phillips S2c, Ma-
receive a full four dollars for each
plewood, New Jersey Marie Murphy
,.,- ; -
three you are now putting into .,.,.. S2c, Newark, New Jersey;
bonds." A trio of VAtS are shown hard at work In a "barracks Bcauti- Margaret M. Lamont, S2c, Brook-

While hundreds of the trainees fjlng" effort. After breaking the sod, flowers and shrubbery will be lyn; Josephine Orapallo, S2c,
planted. From left to right, the three are Frances Scully, S2c Myrtice
.... stood at parade rest Captaia Schenectady, New York; Mary Esther
Jean Arthur Lynch commended them for their Beam S2c and Betty Christy, S2c. Pratt, S2c Boston Mass:
------ -- --- ----
appearance and pointed out that while Myrtice H Beam, S2c is
The Welfare and Recreation De- they "hate a unique place: with Chaplain Has CHEERERS WILL right back in her own home state
partment has lined up a top-flight in the Na\y. They were enlisted as she calls Daytona Beach home.
"in person" attraction for next from chll life and have SPUR GRIDDERS
We would like to
wish you luck
Thursday night when Clyde Lucas Currency
all volunteered for Alrcrewman
Game-weary football players and all sorts of success in your
and his California Dons
a classy
duty Because of their expectedfield : won't have to through the new assignments
go girls We will
musical organization, put in a Coin CollectionEverything
of duty, they underwent games they're playing this fall appreciate thatlelpmg
rhythmic at the
appearance severe physical examinations, unheralded and unsung. There'llbe hand ...
NATTC auditorium. more rigid than those for any from a threecentbill plenty of organized cheering to when it comes

Meanwhile, between now and others except pilots, he recalled. to a $100 gold certificate can spur them on. time to stand .

next Thursday, a varied movie pro- "And you Aircrewmen will be be found in the currency collection At the NATTC Recruit Training hose fire watch- Q.

gram has been scheduled, featur- an important part of the combatair of Chaplain R J. Quinn-of NATTC, Center Robert Hazen ChS (A) is es "However, it ,
ing music, comedy, drama, and a an ardent collector who also ape
team-just as important as the organizing a group of cheer lead- seems as though
cializes in coins and
Persian fantasy, pilots themselves; for it is she stamps. ers and has been conducting tryouts one of the greatest 'I
"The Merry Monahans," a storyof team that counts," the Captain Although the Chaplain says his He was a cheer leader at thrills in
a song and dance family in the emphasized. currency collection is "just odds" William and Mary College and has coming aboardwas a ]

old vaudeville days, shows Friday and ends, not at all complete, I shown a knack for getting the to hear Lt. I
Peggy Ryan, Donald O'Connor and The 100 percent participationby he has over 250 bcautifull en-
Aircrewmen trainees and mem- I most from potential rooters in the Marvis Halford G. I. Zanner
Jack Oakie are starred.On graved United States bills manyof
stands In fact Monday aft- "Girls
every say, remove -
the Saturday slate, Jean Ar- bers of Ship's Company representsa them rare and many "firsts'
ernoon the rafters of the New Au- your ties and be comfortable;
monthly investment of 513,700, He has the first 51 $2 $5 and
thur, Lee Bowman and Charles ditorium at NATTC almost leave ties with not
along stockings are
Coburn Lt Kenneth E, Wilson, War Bond $10 bills ever issued the U. S.
in "The by
appear Impatient their when "
Officer in the moorings the men go regulation on this base. Which
who participated
Years, a drama with a rating of Treasury the
ceremonies, said at the conclusionof through a warming up period be- was a relief after six weeks of
excellent. The plot deals with war first ones off fore the
the review. regular movie begins tight and high Collars, along with
marriages. the press in Chief Hazen hopes to have the those cottons we wore better
"Moonlight and Cactus" a com- The review was the first to be lads well
amT well
organized rehearsed Uttouq as G.I. nylons.
and made by Lt. Cmdr. A E Chapmanwho 1862. He also
edy, crooning cattle show with by the time the football
last week became Officer-in- has 51 $2 and Being the first WAVES to be
the Andrews Sisters at their best, season gets under way Men interested
shows Sunday evening. The vocal Charge of the Recruit Training $5 bills of every in becoming cheer leaders stationed at NATTC, came as a

swingsters give out with seven Center. issue ever putout I have been asked to get in touch surprise, since none of us had any
numbers by the U. S. I idea that we were the first, andI
including the novelty I a with him
"Send and a complete think it gave us all a little cold
Me a Man Amen
Scheduled next Wednesday is Memories;Ring collection of all = -m chill to see only forty men comingat
Held In U. S. at time when started
"Kismet," an extravagant techni- issues by Fed- J CampsWASHINGTON you one we
color fantasy of the "Arabian eral Reserve (CNS) On to roam around the base. It .

Nights" and "Thief of Bagdad" 'Firehouse Bell Banks Chaplain QuinnOf September 1 there were 243,848 seemed as though regardless of

type Ronald Colman plays the American fractional curren- prisoners of war held within the what way we turned there just

part of the king of beggars and I By J. B. Cox: BM2c a thing of the past, bills continental limits of the U. S., including was from no them.getting around or away

Marlene Dietrich dazzles the eye During its existence at NATTC, worth three cents, five cents, 10, 192.816 Germans' 50272
as the daughter of the caliph of the fire station on the corner of 15, 25 and a half-dollar are included Italians and 730 Japs, the War We now have forty one
Department has announced WAVES In Bks 54, which Includes
the realm. Marlene incidentally Child and Enterprise has becomea in his collection. In the
does a distinctive dance that is three-cent bill Father hasthe the nine who were trans
familiar sight to all hands. The Quinn quarters except two, a half-dollar
ferred from Main who
exciting with a capital "E. : personnel, however, hasn't re- smallest piece of currency ever dated 1796, and a silver dollar miss Station
machine and
ins +i p e I I mained as constant as the gleam- made by the U. S. This bill was bearing the same date. He has a _
the driers along with the sweet
made in 1863. Included in the I
ing apparatus lining the spotless coin from commemorative
evening notes of and
a piano,
; decks. group are several gold coin notes, U. S.
issue, and also such old tim
the tick tick of the
I I Three Chiefs, several Boat- redeemable for gold only ers as half-cents, two-centers, pln&poncItalls
swain's Mates, Gunners Mates and Most all of the bills are brand three-centers and 20-cent pieces. In the recreation room.
All In all. girls we're just tee
Seamen have forsaken the new, known among collectors as
many One of his 500 quarters now is
quiet on NATTC they think.
bright red of the fire wagons for "crisp and uncirculated." Face val valued at $30.Chaplain .
But after Brooks the ath-
the serviceable grey of the battlewagons ue of the collection is over 51,000. Quinn has been gath-
Ie tie and recreation roll-
None remain of the original Father Quinn's coin collection is ering coins and currency for only program
I ing we'll not only be well suppliedwith
complement sent here in Juneof almost as extensive as the cur- seven years. He obtained much
excitement, but hope that
'42 but most of the "Alumni" rency group. He has a penny from help in his hobby from his brother we
can: time offer a little competeion
have kept in touch with good old every governmental issue, a nickel a collector of 30 years standing, to the Mainside girls in the
Station No. 2 from widely scattered from every issue except one-the who the Chaplain says, has a
points throughout the world. scarce 1913 coin, every variety of "real" collection. Continued on Page F.lfovflft

I I "Sandy," former police dog ,

mascot, joined the ranks of the Bulkhead -
"back-to-earth" movement last ,

spring and is now safely! ensconced ..
-- -- ... .
m on a farm In North Carolina .. .<< ... ,"-" .

According to all reportshe .

e1 it" earning his keep as a proficient ,
< ;
working/ dog The big O
handsome canine left many a i. )
damp eye among his friends ," 2'S
Peggy Ryan when he was given his. "dis, c x \\7' Ji"t

The schedule (at the N'ATTC charge" and started on the long /

auditorium; road to the farm. *// / !h/i
Tonight, 1800, 2000, :Maible Fire Station No 2 is now chiefedby ,
Goes To Reno with Ann Suthern. affable Eddie Schneider, former -

Friday, 1800. 2000,' Merry flame fighter from Irvington,

Monahans! with Peggy Kjan. N J., and a converted Seabee. Ed-

Saturday 1800, 2000, Impa- die is proving to be a capable In-
tient Years with Jean Arthur structor in the art of crash fire

Sunday 1500, Powers Girls extinguishment and is currently

with all-star rait. teaching a class of firemen from

Sunday. 1800 2000, Moonlightand surrounding fields. He willingly

Cactus with the Andrews admits that he can't get over the

Sitters. way they catch shrimp in the St. I

Monday, 1800 2000, Palm John's and says, "There ain't nuth-
Reach Story with Claudette Colbert in' like this in Jolsey,"

One of the newcomers is a burly
Tuesday, 1800, 2000, Sing, lad monickered "Alabama" Bobbins -

Just transferred from the

ryWednesday. "Big E," as the Carrier Enter-
1800 %2000 Kismet prise is affectionately called. Rob- :

with Ronald Colnian and Marlene bins saw service and plenty of it C
Dietrich.. in the Pacific during the last 32
J B. months He likes) Jax: because in

Worst Advice his own words, "They even got

STOCKHOLM (CNS)-According women here"

to Swedish sources, this ad- That's all the news from the

vice ran .recently in the Berlin firehouse at this point, mate, but
papers: "Don't believe rumors. Re-, drop in for a cup of i jamoko and

ly on German war communiques." we'll swap sea stories "Met I'm going out for cheerleader" .

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21 September, 1944 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven

m LmaDmaaaaaa.aoamaQDaBa Trainees Commended By Captain At Review I t

M. A. D. .4Q I r

i .:'<.' ( t NAT 1Cen t(
...J| Ramblings ') \: ? << ir} I II

By Bill Wilson p)7 r I A I

I ;; : <<
An old timer cornea back to the : C
base where he first got his train- "
ing in the Marine Corps, after
spending more than two years In.
the South Pacific aa a "Tin Bender .
," (metalamlth to you less salty Mission to Md\tmaYi.a.\ Back
Jads of ye old Corpa) and aerial for a brief visit last week was

gunner. The gents name ia Sgt. Lieut A. L. "Jake" Jacobs, who, .
Oibin C. King, his mild manner I six months ago, commanded .
and neatness reminds you of a''I 9 NATTC's Third Navy Regiment. ,
chap who has never witnessed I I "Jake" is just back from his first t
hardships. Yet King has seen mission as Commander of the
I (
his share of fighting on the land Armed Guard attached to a Merchant -
and in the air at Guadalcanal New i Marine ship. His first mission f

Hei brides and Munda was a lulu. The ship carried
I ["y l trs "ti s' t I''p
9ffWT. t f.t.r; r +sp' s Cy ammunition. I
One time on Guadalcanal four pr.'r' ? "e > yC
of his buddies and he were sleeping i ,t a When detached for sea duty
in a tent Just off the edgeof I early In March, "Jake" had lacked I
the landing field where they i but a few days of having rounded
could be near their fox hole. The I out two full years at NATTC. The
raid warning sounded and the four days! leave to which he was I
.Ir' stayed in their sacks justa entitled upon the return of his

shade too long, for a Jap bomber ship to this country did not give
had Just dropped five "Daisy I him enough time to get to Houston I
Cutters" within a few hundred where he's! from, so! he fit'I I
yards of their tent. (A "Daisy Cut I cided to come back and see
ter" has! a long spike in its nose friends here.
which sticks in the ground, with I "Jake" has plenty of them, for
the bomb up in the air about he was one of the best liked officers I
three feet; when it explodes it I among both officer and tailor
cuts! everything down in short I personnel in the command. "Jake".

older that ia over three feet in Thousand of future Alr'rewmen at the NATTC Recruit Training Center, every one of whom are looks a little thin, but otherwisein '
the IIlr. rSte II II buying War Bonds, receded special praise for their 100 per cent participation In the bond program fine shape. It's easy to tell
that he his first
from Capt. J. II. Lynch, Commanding NATTC. at Inspection and re\lew last Saturday' At the centerof enjoyed trip across
No..anitwds the insert, Capt. Lynch Is shown addressing, the trainees, Lt. Co mil r. A. E. Chapman, O-ln-C of the to the Mediterranean, and that he
a dud.r I Recruit Center, in shown at right, and Lt. K. K. MNon' War Bond Officer, at left. got a big kick out of mouldinga
1 whI green gun crew into a tough
More Enlisted ; outfit, ready and able to shoot it
M.A.D. Executive out with any enemy surface vessel -
i WAVES Aboard 1 or plane which dared to attackhis

Ribbon Given Continued From Page Ten ship.
Detached .
Officer four of twentsevenman
s line of sports. "Only my
fl' s c% To Aircrewman You will\ find the first seventeen gun crew had previously! C
I r who arrived some two weeks ago been out" "Jake" told us. "Thte\
I V. J. Case, AOM2c a 20yearold pretty well scattered about the meant plenty of extra work on C
Aircrewman who has engagedin t
center In their dally work routineas the aiming devices' and the aerial
sharp aerial blows at the Japs Marion M. Brooks, who is the speed calculators In addition f4. 1
last week was awarded a Commendation .
physical education instructor can the dally routine drills of breakIng ,
Ribbon and citation "
be found anywhere from the down the gins
authorized by Adm. C. W. Nimitz. I
T Commander-in-Chief, U. S. Pacific Waves barracks on NATTC to the I The experience Lieut. Jacobs!
swimming pool at Mainside. or out gained here during nine months of
Fleet. rounding up the mail truck for I duty in the Aviation Radio School,
\\lten the smoke cleared; away, I Captain J. B Lynch, CommandIng WAVES transportation to swimming and fifteen months commanding
their tent looked like a native' I NATTC, presented the award' I the Third Navy regiment undoubt
skirt, a couple of the fellow to Case, who is a student in Advanced -
grafts I Mary Burke who works in the : edly stood him in good stead As
'M had bits of shrapnel in Ordnance School. radio division can be found sitting i one who worked under him, your

them hut pulled through O.K. The citation follows: behind her desk; and as she would I News Reel reporter knows all too
After getting this little frightthe I "For meritorious and efficient ", say in her Jersey accent, "HUH! I well that "Jake" ran a: taut ship.
fellow all managed to hear performance of duty as turret gunner 'I some life, eh kid." Bobbie Coburn During the trip the convoy was
the alarm In time to take cover.King of a torpedo plane during a '< thought she was going to Chauffeur -(! tailed by enemy subs, whose presence '!-
says Munda is the islandof strike against enemy shipping in ." the Captain and is now a was picked up by the sound
I land crabs, ranging from the Rabaul Harbor, New Britain Island !- storekeeper. And may I ask Ver- equipment. Naturally, this made
, sire: of your fist to as -large as a''I on November 11, 1942. Case ma Grammentz that sweet little for some fairly tense! circumstances -
football. When you wake up in I i successfully defended the plane in farmer's daughter from Minnesota, but the Navy escort IMps
the morning you have to shake'' which he was a crew member ,; / > '! just what she learned about the I kept the subs well out of reach.
them out of your shoes and never ; against determined enemy fighter tf/j" ;I : 'j ; "Gyrenes" In Minnesota But. i "Jake" told us that his men got
failed to have a couple in bed opposition during a torpedo attackon I keep up the good work at AEM I along fine with the merchant seamen I
with you. It wasn't as bad corn I a heavy combatant ship. His I : ,<';'t't.'t. r school Grammentz the boys haveto He also said that the sailors
bating the Japs as it was fighting I outstanding courage and skill con I Major Cramp have books to study. I liked the chow and liked the duty.
off these bugs and insects that 'I tributed materially to the success' ,. Which now brings tin to that They saw a good deal of Italy and
almost two
crept and crawled about your sack of the attack. His conduct throughout I' After Executive serving Officer. M.A years.D. one and only fedheadIf'anor I the rest of the Mediterranean,
Itt night. To top that off, as the I was in keeping with the high- as C. has Jones. We understand; that jou but Lieut. Jacobs was! pretty specific -
planes coming in at night hit the est traditions of the United States'' NATTC. Major A. Cramp in the Pa- are having a little difficulty: In \ about the things that are not I
landing strip, they would crush;' Naval Service, and the wearing of been ordered to duty trying to make up jour mind. Continued on Page Twelvethe
these: land crabs'!, making it sound I the Commendation Ribbon Is hereby cific.Major But. I don't know how the Disbursing -
Cramp's military career Gyrenes. Sorry to see you go,
like the 4th of July. authorized. Office will ever get t
dates back to his teen-age schooldays Walle. I hope they'll approve of
For month on Munda they ate Case's carrier-based plane was at Pennsylvania Military Col. along without yon your company. .

*o much hardtack their teeth were I shot' down by anti-aircraft fire lege, Chester. Penn.. where he and If you're looking for Margaret I By the way just what are the
ready to fall out. The government after the assault on Rabaul Harbor his brother Ed (now Major Edward i Larson or Bernadette Keller you : comments on our M.A.A.'sWELLI've
finally started' shipping' dehydrated -: and he went through many Cramp, Army Aviation can find Larson' paging through\ : heard rumors that Lena E.
food in to them. King I harrowing experiences, the detailsof Ground Forces) covered themselves I the books at the Library lookingfor : Lindsay is & little bit of all right,
pays!, "A five gallon can of dehydrated -I which cannot be released at the with glory on the gridiron.The her helper: while Keller In the but. Lindsay says "I'd rather be a"MA"
potatoes would swell up I II present time for reasons of secur I last word opposing teams receded meantime Is calling "Hurman" out I than a "M.A.A." What
enough to feed five hundred ity.A from their coaches was!: in the study. dreaming she must have been do-
Sgt. King ia a native of mE'n'1\ native of Chicago, Ca. e also I "Stop AI and Ed Cramp!" It is a Rita King who works in the Ing during those long drawn out
American and Pacific The-
Fla., and is a swimming instructor I wears matetr of record however, that Commissary Division seems to be duty hours. (
here at NATTC. His slim tan body : ater Ribbons with stars and Air-i the Cramp brothers were never so! fortunate enough to have a private And now who was that mysterious !- .'
shows that he has an Intel est in crewman Wings.Buy much aa slowed down let alone table and an escort at chow everyday WAVE that blew in all 'ly: ,
his work and ia trying to muster -'-- stopped. (Hey! King, bring him over herself? Brave soul, wasn't sh'?
H swimming and diving team. Buy War Bond In April 1917 Alfred Crampwas to our table sometime.) No one else but our other M.A.A.,
-.- -_._-- Or commissioned second lieuten- Do you know little blonde Ann : S2c Scott, we hope that you like
Send the t'ax Air News home! Bye, Bye Freedom_ ant in the Marine Corps and assigned Kelln of the Personnel Office along your new station as well as we" i
--- -- -- I to duty .as a .line! <<:. officerin with Dorothy Stober of the Ma te-\\ do. Of course we know it could
'| the West Indies. At the conclusion I II rial Division ? Seems as thou never come up to your home state,
ir crewman Receives Award I of World War I. the young I I Stober centeis her attention ona- "OKLAHOMA."

'' officer had attained the rank of Chief of some kind, while Kelln I .I
< : ''''. : Captain. He decided in November well-you've seen her around, Back

o ,,>. !.Ch" i 1919, to resign his commission I haven't you ?
I and return to civilian life. We wonder if something is goingto
That the decision was a good one have to be done down at Bombsight -
was evidenced by his rise to prominence school, a* we understand! .
r aa IIn advertising execu- Anna Naddler is being trained to (
tive in Chicago and Evanston Ill. : call football signals. Boys, takeit ,
irS Came World War II and again easy she's only a WAVE, not a .

the Marine Corps beckoned. Major fullback.
a sc .r Cramp (then Captain) reportedfor Dottie Waldron who In with I "Home"J tt
6 e duty at Quantico, Va., in the Personnel mimeograph illvlfcion : i
: March, 1942, was assigned to aviation upon asking how she liked I {
: and In AprIl became Squadron NATTC and her work, Dottie j I t
Commander here at M.A.D. remarked: "If I ever find out
He was made Executive Officer in how they set the time to muster
y, Ir. i December of the same year and around here my worries are i
promoted to the rank of MajorIn over" I wonder how Brooklyn ; 'I

October, 1943. la getting along without her. ,
\ Major Cramp is proud of his son SCUTTLE BUTT SCUTTLE
s John F. Cramp, 2nd Lieut. U. S. BUTT: Is it hue that Virginia .. f
-., Army Tank Corps, who has seen Walle our former telephone oper- ? I ,
action in the Aleutians and ia now ator, is leaving our M.A.A. shack
,. r fighting somewhere in the Pacific. for duty among the swabbies and Lt. A. L. Jacob, detached
Itt I Along with his ability and experience I from NATTC several month ago
< '. : .4" \ j, ad I Major Cramp takes with I aware of it, but he takes with him for sea duty, returned to tM
him' to his new duty a reputation ; too, the admiration and affectionof Training Center last week on a .-
Aircrewman V. J. Case, AOM2, who engaged in aerial blots at .
raconteur of note, humanundertandlng' all with whom be has been brief leave Here he Is greetedby .
l. shown awarded a Commendation Ribbon as a
Rabaul being
live Jape J. B. Commanding NATTC Cae U a student In and a bump, of humor -I associated at NATTC. To MajorA P. W. rUwick, BMZc, who z.!
by Ordnance Captain School. At right U Lt Cm4r. i. L. Rhode MUI..JTraJ"ln almost as big a* hie own C. Cramp, then, from the Ma- served a* M.A.A. when the Lieutenant ;9

Offfetr, a4 IA. T. A. F.*te.., A.......t FeoonnelOffkr. weU-muccled frame. l rine Aviation Detachment A hap commanded the Third (
.( Being' modest man, he le not py tour of duty and good luck. Navy Regiment. 'f

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TTM, Bks 1 & Right To The Button Ring Champs Crowned In NATTC '

Tens Clash In Tournament; Awards Are Given Out ,

Eight clever, hard punching fighters nestled among lofty

Title ContestBks heights this week after receiving new "rates" of NATTC boxing

champions as a result of victories in the finals of the
18 and TTM. two smooth
fielding, hard hitting softball tournament, staged before a capacity crowd last Thursday

teams have blasted their way past night at. the outdoor arena
stiff opposition in the NATTC Seven decisions ana a TKO were
tournament and where stated to marked up on the card with the
r si
meet in the championship game following mittera emerging on the NATTC NewsreelContinued

this week. top of the heap from a field of
From Eleven
The title game was scheduled 106 entries: Page

Monday but was postponed.Both O. \Vlencek, bantamweight.It. permitted for publication.
18 and M, pre-tourney favorites -i 1\(. Vlnlng, featherweight. "Jake's" old Third Navy RegIment .

boast a bevy of heavy I R. R. Tilly, lightweight no longer exists. It was
stickers and each has an outstand- supplanted recently by the program
I C. R. Holcommb, junior wel
ing hurler. Sam Elliott of 18 is' tv YL to group sailors according to
rated the moundsman at the''
top their schools. We certainly wish
Center followed closely by John I R. M. Smith, senior- welter
q you the best of luck on your next
Babick of M. I L weight.D. trip, and on all the others, "Jake"iCome !
Both clubs entered the championship ', J. Driscol, middleweight. I, back to see us whenever you
playoff by stifling the bid D. L. Asher, light heavy can

of the fast moving TTR ten last [ weight. Sevent -mile Bull's Eye. From

week. Bks 18 with Elliott pitching Johnny Carter, heavyweight. I the New York Times comes a report -
ball 6 to 1 ,
great applied a lacingto i
dT'q Following the bouts a triple pre of Navy marksmanship that
R. TTM, working behind Babick's -
sentation of awards made defies imagination. Prior to the "
was by
slants, whipped R, 2 to 0.
Bilger hurled both contests for L Captain J. B. Lynch, Commanding I Normandy invasion Navy officers
TTR. NATTC. Golden gloves were givento and men spent months training

In an earlier tilt last week, TTM the boxing champs; wrist watches II with Army units, principally para.

and Babick scored easily over TTT, with names and station en- I troopers, who were to serve as
12 to 1.TTR graved on the band to members of shore fire-control parties for the

though knocked out of the : the'regular NATTC boxing team, Navy's big guns. Results were

tournament by the leaders, still :: and engraved cups to Training terrific. Look at a few of the

lasted long enough to remove the last week Center wrestling champions, win- scores rung up by the U.S.S. Ne-
threat of the Bks 1 ten. Bilger ners of the tourney held two weeks vada, for example, when the big
the mIddle-
shows D. J, Driscol, powerful 160-pounder, winning
Again was on the mound as R weight title. M. E. Jacobsen, 155, falls to the canvas after stopping ago.Driscol show actually began.
liminated Bks 1 14 to 6. She started out by scoringthree
by 160 of scored
Referee Brooklyn,
to but
a right on the button. Jacobsen- managed get up direct hits German 153-
Bks 1 previously whipped TTS Al SinibaldI stopped the fight, giving Driscol a TKO In the third the TKO In the ring finals. Drls- on
T to 1 and Bks 2 by 1 to 0. In the round. col's powerful punches disposed of mm. gun batteries at 23,000

latter contest Meshey tossed the M. E. Jacobson, 155, in 35 secondsof yards. That's almost fourteen
shutout outpitching Hutton of Bks the third and final round. miles. Then, from seventeen
2 in a tight battle. Wide Open Battle Expected In Classy I miles, heard the Army spotter
Teams from the four NATTC en- The closest decision on the card radio back: "Two perfect hitson

listed men's league competed in Grid League; Play Starts Next WeekWith went to Holcomb, 143, over the target. Split the -middle of
the tourney. TTM finished on top favored Buddy Moore, 140. Moore four guns. Cease firing."
of the National loop during the scrimmages and other body-contact work blossom won the third round by a wide And here's the payoff. Para.

regular season with a record of ing: out in the daily practice sessions, the four teams in the margin but Holcomb took the troopers on shore contacted the

eight victories and three defeats, NATTC Football League are rapidly rounding into shape in duke. Nevada to report nine German
while Bks 18 placed second in the : The final three bouts
producedan tanks coming down a road. The
for the whistle week from
preparation opening just one
AEM League with five wins as abundance of action. Smith, Nevada's first salvo knocked out
against two losses. I Squad rosters released by three 150, a terrific puncher had too
the first two of the nine tanks, so
Game time will be 1730 at the
of the four head coaches confirm I
Tentative plans made
are being much for S. J. Kupferberg, 150. the paratroopers called for rapid
for a softball "world series the belief that the teams will playa field west of Bks. 19.
pit- Asher, 166, gained a clear edge fire. The Nevada's big guns scored
all-star enlisted men's team fast! heads-up brand of ball Other Ship's Company player follow
ting : over R. O. Barlen. 16S, In a fast
direct hits on five of the remainingseven
J. B Black I 151; G. W. Tlerney. 158,
against an all-star officers' ten, equal to that of good college freshmen -
moving fracas, and plenty of action -
Charles' I J. Barnes 165, and the last two were blownup
7 elevens--and a spirited, wide R, E. Ruths, ris.i1ai\; Nebb, 180; Leo was witnessed in the heavy- by the exploding ammunitionfrom
open battle is expected. Mlgllore, 156, J. J. Konefall. 174, G
NEW BOOKS encounter in which Carter
IN THE M. Jacobs, 175; G. J. Helling 162; Z. weight the others!
NATTC LIBRARY Listed on the rosters are a F. Steed' : : H 179, a Jacksonville boy, outpoint The gun-totin', gun-shootin' tra
117"3F.AL. :ilni6N2J.:
number of players with a W. Ray ; ; D:
Joanna, by Helen Ashton. yearor ed S. J. Saulis, 185. dition of the Golden West is be.
O. L. Bllllngsley
Watch Out for Willie Carter, by two of college experience, a 163.; D.01rIoJ ;s. 157; C. S, Hartlg: In the other matches; Wlen- I ing carried on In this war by the

Theodore NaldlshIturtaurrkt.. by .John H. Crider. few men who have played pro 180, Hirl. Djegy 145; O. D. Tray- cek, 121, of Chicago, decisionedC. U.SS. Nevada, a battleship which
F. 165, M, D.
ball and host of former nom ;
China Look Forward by Sun Fo.O. Kirkland 175; W. J. Murphy, 160; J. W. Miller, 116; VIning 119, established brand new highs for
I. Songs, by E. A. Palmer. school stars. N. McGowen. 170: G. E. Sarmlnt. 147, outclassed D. A. McEacherro, Navy marksmanship.
Lake Michigan by M. Is!. Qualfe.
One Man Air Force by Don Gentile. Coach K C. Miller's AEM Wild- J.H. Sestak M. Darelan 192 H.162 D.; J Gordon. D. Wade 157 160 Bill; 125; aid Till)', 133-pound Bos- NATTC Gets Spread in Navy

Pioneer O Flonrer! . ... cats and Coach Hugh Smith's Cote, 145; and; Roland Blakeley. ; tonlte, outpointed C D. O'Brl- ![ag. The current copy of Naval
KUInc Cr* cent, by Ernest Jackh.. Ship's Company Salts both pack ant 133. Aviation News features four and a
The t.uyt on the Ground, by Alfred AEM: Fullback F. P. Frisco! 185:
Friendly. plenty of speed and weight, while Quarterback E. J. Rlzak. l5.. Hall- The winners also received photo- half pages, telling the story of
backs J. \V. Summerson, 165, R. T. Van
the lighter M. A. D. Raiders, men- Zant. 155: Guards R. L. Cline 190. R. graph certificates along with the technical training at NATTC. This
AEM Mentors tored by Pete Ballani may havea Kehres 180. O N Rush 165: Tackles, golden gloves. Runners.up were Is part of a twelve spread story;
W. Cenolvizky. 180. J. D. Davis. f'. R.
in The titled "Jacksonville
slight bulge experience. PostgraduateSchool
Ford 165 J. A. Caccamlsl. 165, R. O awarded silver gloves, and the sec- "
roster of Coach George Kebba'sSchool Baden 180; Ends N. E. Young 165. ond-placers in the wrestling meet of Naval Aviation. Twelve
team has not yet been made C. Tre\Ino. 165. C. A. Kretkouskl, 170 silver medals. pictures show typical activity at
available. and Center L. M. Wutsch. 170.MAD. NATTC, where future air and
Wrestling champs receiving
Halfback Tusline 145' Full
Bellani can count six men who back Moore 165, Quarterback Notch, awards were R. Lebow, J. A. St. ground crews study technical oper-
155 Vreeland 160 Centers Turner 145. ation and maintenance. All handsare
played one year In college and a :
Clair, E. J. Forbes, E. A. Tripp,
160 Guards
Welch 150 Rush : Lisota
urged to look over this article
couple of fellows with semi-pro 165: Carroll, 160, Sullivan. 135 Tackles R. E. Sapp P. Jensen, I. J. Lenc-
experience. They are End Dias, Nutely, 160, Grlndle 170; Ends Cur- kos and C. L. Lingle which tells the entire Navy of the
165; Tackle Kouri, 170; Guard ran, ISO Boutwell ICO. Splesel. 170. work being done here at NATTC,
Wrist watches went to the following -
Schmoyer, 160; Halfbacks Scarpel- Jacksonville, in producing technicians
Y li, 160; Tannenbaum, 145; Jilek, Camp Upton Closes members of the NATTC for the fleet and for advanced
of whom eligible
ring team none were bases.
150, and Fullback Brown, 170.
CAMP UPTON, N. Y. (CNS- to compete In the tournament -
A group of experienced prep Camp Upton, famed as a training i : Charlie Dedmon, Eddie Bar- four out of five matches against
gridders round out the squad. Only center in the last war and as an nett, Al Hlghers Howie Brodt, stiff opposition.Lt. .
two players listed on the roster induction center in this one has Billy Ramoth, Alabama Dubose Roy Womach of the Phy,cal
weigh over 170 pound -Fuliback closed its doors and its activities and Charlie Fields. Fields was de- Training Department was in charge

f L.fu4 J. Aversano, 190, and Tackle Tip- have been moved to Ft. Dix, N. J. tached several weeks ago, and the of the tournament, which provided
L( I
sword, 185. The famous camp had sent more watch will be mailed to him. The tops in ring ability and spec
In contrast, the beefy AEM than half a million men to war_ ring team compiled an outstandingrecord I tator entertainment. Instructor Al
squad lists six men at 185 or over, during the past 44 months. I I since last Spring, winning I I Sinibaldi was the referee.
plus a number of husky 180poundI -
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romped on college gridirons and Wrestling Champions And Instructors

one player Fullback S. Saulis,
f % 180, who put in some time with I

the pro Pittsburgh Steelers.
Men displaying the best form for

the Wildcats are Saulis; Quarter-
back R. B Coulter, 185; Halfbacks

F. A. Westphal, 180, and W. E.
Gollotte, 165; Guards J. R. (Tar- 0

Van) Coulter, 190 and F. J. Reger. '

185; Center A. B. Buckner 170; T Ji& :&A 'I V.
and Ends S. R. Shirley 180, and }

R. E. McFadden, 212. McFadden

who played at Michigan State,
looks especially good at his out- _

Smith can locate only a coupleof

,< college players on his Ship's
"u. Company squad, but he has an

if. abundance of good high school
,( .. players. Shining for the Salts in
;1 '?" workouts far Full-
f practice so are
; back R. E. Rager, 196; Halfback
i' R. P. Lefere, 170; Quarterback A.
'if' L. Clark 174; Tackle D. O Gallo-

J. grri : way, 191; End A. P. Lefere, 165:
lJll and Center W. G. Davis, 156
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Many of the Salts picked their
AChief up
K. C. Miller, top, and
bit I Tuk grid ability at some of the nation'slarger Y
: assistant Daxley, SpA( ) 6tlr
high schools, playing in Y
lc, are busy putting candidatesfor
the AEM eleven through fast prep conferences.
their paces in preparation for While data has not been received -

the opening of the NATTC Football on the School squad, grape- _'J
League a week.) from today. vine reports say Kehba has several -
Miller, of Eastern Illinois State outstanding boys and a team

Teacher College, compiled a approximately equal in strength to
fine won and lost record during the other three entries. here are the eight NATTC grappling champs, winner in their- respective weights In the recent tournament -

-, the two yearn" he coached Hat- Opening the nine-week schedule and the Instructors who helped make the tourney a success. Front row, 1. to r., Instructors E.
. tlefeburff (Miss.) high Haxley next Thursday! AEM will go Coster, SpAlc( ) ; It. E. Sapp, 155-pound class; R. Lfbovr, 115: ; J. A. St Clair, 125; E. J. Forbes, 1S5; and
was, a freshman gridder at Auburn against the School eleven, and Inntnictor Charlie Rotmftn, SpAlc. Back row, Instructor J. Rymer, SpAlc) ; I. J. Lenckos, 175; E.

and put in two years, of the following day, Ship's Company A. Tripp, its: Peter Jwvwn, 193 O. I.. Untie, heavyweight; and Cfitef Norman Han-ten, hi charge of

semi-pro play. clashes with the Marines wmUhl:.


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