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Page 14 text:
TRAINING STAFF. BASIC PHASE
FRONT ROW fleft to rightj: H. A. Slater, W. C. Burnette,
Lt. A. H. Crowley, WV. XV. Little, C. E. McMurtry.
BACK ROXV: E. R. Gamewell, H. E. Sanders, R. -I. Freund.
V. W. Dresser, E. C. Koster.
BURNETTE, I-V. G., CSp.--Formerly a machinist
in the U. S. Navy Yards, he took teacher training at
N. T. S., Chicago, Ill. He is a hand tools instructor.
DRESSER, V. YV., CSp.-Chief Dresser has a M.
degree from N. S. T. C. Previously a teacher in the
Rumson, N. high school, he instructs in mathe-
matics, drawing, blinker and semaphore.
GAMEYVELL, EDXNARD R., CYNT-Enlisting in
the Navy at Scranton, Pa., Oct. 1, 1917, "Ed" did his
boot sentence at Norfolk, Va., having previously worked
as a police guard. His home is at 2720 No. Howard
St., Baltimore, Md. Ivorking with tools is his hobby.
FREUND, R. J., CSp.-Chief Freund is an instruc-
tor in mathematics, drawing, blinker and semaphore.
He has an M. E. degree from the University of Minne-
sota, and had wide experience in shop work and auto
mechanics before joining the Navy.
KOSTER, E. C., CSp.-He taught at the high
school at Medelia, Minn., before enlisting. A hand
tools instructor in the AMM School, he holds a B. E.
degree from State Teachers College, Mankato, Minn.
LITTLE, W. YV., CSp.-Mr. Little was born in
1897. He received both the B. S. E. and M. E. degrees
from the University of Missouri. Previous to his enlist-
ment, he taught high school nine years at Hastings,
Neb., and worked as a draftsman for an automobile
manufacturer. His job is hand tools instructor.
MCMURTRY, CHAS. E., CSp.-Chief McMurtry
holds a B. E. degree from the State Teachers College,
Mankato, Minn. He taught for eleven years in Minne-
sota high schools before enlisting in the Navy. His
home address is 714 First St., S. YV., Rochester, Minn.
SANDERS, H. E., CSp.-He gives instruction in
the use of hand tools at AMM Schools. A graduate of
the University of Alabama with a B. S. E. degree, he
worked in steel mill machine shops prior to his
SLATER, H. A., CSp.-He taught vocational sub-
jects in Montana high schools before joining the Navy.
Mr. Slater was born in 1906 and is a graduate of Mon-
tana State University with a B. S. degree. His work at
N. A. T. T. C. is instructing mathematics, drawing,
blinker and semaphore.
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LT. JAMES I.. OPPENHEIMER, Ol'fieer-in-
Charge, Operations Phase -A college graduate with
a B. A. degree in Education, he was a school teacher
before entering the Navy. He received his commission
at Kansas City in February, 19111. His permanent
home is in Farragut., Iowa. He builds model airplanes
as a hobby.
ENSIGN M. H. JONES, Officer-in-Charge, Engine
Phase - He was formerly a supervisor of an aircraft
school. Ensign Jones was graduated from college with
a B.S. degree, and also took flight training. He was
commissioned in August, 1942, at New Orleans, La.
His ambition is to be in charge of the first plane
that lands in conquered Tokyo.
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TRAINING STAFF, AIRPLANE PHASE
FRONT ROXV fseatetl, left lo rightj: R. E. Connell, ACMM.
1.t. fjgj A. H. Beckman, Lt. G. M. Collins QOffice-in-Chargej ,
R. C. Eaton, Mach. USN, H. XV. Rinehart, ACMM.
SECOND ROXV: -I. C. Hostetler, CSp. QTQ , G. E. Roe, CSp.
ITD, G. KV. Fisher, CSp. QTJ , G. G. Beckert, CSp. QTD , H. VV.
Huffcut, CSp. CU, XV. 01. Otslot, CSp. QTJ, R. L. johnson,
BECKERT, GUSTAV GEORGE, CSp. QTQ -A
former Civil Service school teacher, Mr. Beckert is the
son of Mrs. Regina Beckert and his home is at 107
Ninth St., Norton, Va. VVith a B. S. degree in educa-
tion he enlisted Oct. 6, 1942, at Chicago, Ill.
BECKMAN, A. H., Lt. Assistant Officer-in-
Charge, Airplane Phase - From Davenport, Iowa,
Lieutenant Beckman joined the Navy in October,
1942, at Jacksonville, Fla. A graduate of Iowa State
College, B.S. degree, he worked as a vocational educa-
tion supervisor in civilian life. He is a sports fan.
CONNELL, R. E., ACMM-Chief Connell has
twenty-one years of Naval service as a background. He
taught all A to N subjects at Norfolk for two years.
He is a final assembly instructor.
EATON, ROBERT C., Mach., U.S.N.-He has had
twenty-six years of service in the Navy, having en-
listed in May, 1917, at El Paso, Texas. The son of
Mrs. Maud B. Eaton, his permanent address is 3972
Hamilton St., San Diego, Calif. His hobby is guns.
FISHER, G. YV., CSp. QTQ -A graduate of West
Virginia Tech with a B. S. degree, 1938, he was trained
at N. T. T. C., Chicago, before coming to Memphis
where he instructs A to N students in airplane
JOHNSON, R. L., ACMM -He has been in the
Navy six years and formerly taught in AMM School
at Norfolk. Chief Johnson instructs students in air-
HOSTETLER, AI. C., CSp. QTQ - Prior to his
enlistment he had spent thirteen years in the teaching
and coaching profession. In 1940 he received the M. A.
degree from Colorado State College. Airplane structure
is his specialty.
HUFFCUT, HAROLD XV., CSp. CTQ-"Huffy"
is from Andover, N. Y., and the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank G. Huffcut. After enlisting at Chicago in No-
vember, 1942, he trained at 87 and.Anthony there.
He attended State Normal and Alfred University in
OTSTOT, W. J., CSp. QTQ -He instructs AMM
students in the principle of airplane controls. After
taking his B. S. degree in 1935 he was employed as an
aeronautical draftsman and sheet metal man.
ROE, G. E., CSp. QTQ -Chief Roe is a graduate
of the University of Wisconsin, and had three years
experience in woodworking. His Navy training in-
cluded principles of teaching at AMM School in Chi-
cago. He is final assembly instructor.
RINEHART, H. W., ACMM-Age 51. He en-
listed in the Navy August 7, 1910, and has had a total
of nearly thirty-three years service. His official title
is Leading Chief of Airplane Phase. He taught at the
Norfolk AMM School before taking over his present
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