Naval Air Training - Yearbook (Memphis, TN)

 - Class of 1942

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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, ACMM 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 structure. 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- plane instruments. 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 New York. 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 duties.

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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 enlistment. 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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CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS, ENGINE PHASE FRONT ROXV Qleft to rightj: Q. B. XVarner, L. A. Riley, C. E. Parker, P. P. Zimmerman, B. H. Jackson, L. E. VVhipps. BACK ROW: A. F. Kimbrell, WV. Floyd, H. Perry, H. H. Chamberlain. CHAMBERLAIN, H. H., CSp.-He took a B. degree from the University of Illinois in 1941 and has had six years experience teaching vocational subjects. He is instructor in magneto and timing to engines. DUPLANTIS, N. C., CSp.-"Dukes, home address is 321 Cherry St., Reno, Nev. He is certified by C.A.A. as an airplane mechanic having previously attended the University of Nevada mechanical laboratory. He hobbies with guns and cameras, and enjoys hunting and fishing. QNot in picture.j fv JACKSON, B. H., CSp. QTQ- jackson came from N. T. T. S., Chicago, to teach, Afwbrication. He holds a college degree and had a yearlsof training in an aircraft school. .fi KIMBRELL, A. F., CSp. dl-Ie teaches acces- sories. Nineteen years of experience in tuneup trouble shooting and a college education' qualify him for his present post. MERSCHAT, HENRY A., CSp. - Age 41. He comes from 8135 S. Eberhart Ave., Chicago, Ill., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Merschat. He attended Chi- cago Teachers' College and Lewis and Armour Insti- tute. Mr. Merschat enlisted at Chicago, Ill., on Novem- ber 23, 1942, where he was previously with the Chicago Board of Education. PARKER, CLYDE E., CSp. -Chief Parker has a B.S. degree from East Texas State Teachers College. He is a specialist in trouble shooting. E QUINN, LAYVRENCE JOSEPH, ACMM - Mr. Quinn has risen to the rate of ACMM from the posi- tion of soda jerk when he joined the Navy in january, 1934. An ex-member of Co. 22, Norfolk, Va., where he went through boot camp, his permanent address is 41 Wfestover St., Boston. RESPASS, JOHN T., ACMM-He is a native of Philadelphia, Pa., and his home address there is 1508 So. Stanley St. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Respass of Philadelphia. After joining the Navy in 1934, he did his boot hitch with Platoon 29 at Norfolk. QPicture in Operations Phase.j RILEY, L. A., CSp. QTQ -He got his B. S. degree at Bradley Polytech Institute, Peoria, Ill. His voca- tional experience includes work on airplane engines, mechanical drawing and automobile mechanics. He teaches the principles of propellers. STEMPSKI, HENRY JOHN., ACMM-"Ski" is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Stempski of 1827 So. 19 St., lvlilwaukee, VVis., his home town. He enlisted there Feb. ll, 1936, and boot camped with Co. 4 at the Lakes. His chief hobbies are flying and reading the classics. fNot in picture., YVARNER, B., CSp. QTj4Mr. Wfarner came to N. A. T. T. C. from the Navy's teachers' school at Chicago to serve as an instructor on accessories. He took the LL.B. degree from Kent College of Law, Chicago, Ill. XVHIPPS, LAREN E., CSp. QTQ 4His job is teach- ing aircraft engine and engine familiarization. With a B. S. degree from Kansas State College he has taught vocational subjects in high school and has worked as a commercial instructor in "Pre-Gliders." ZIMMERMAN, P. P., CSp. QTQ -After the war his address will be Aurora, Minn. He attended Stout Institute of Menominie, Wis., and received a B.S. degree from the University of Minnesota in 1931 with a major in Industrial Education. He taught at Janes- ville, Minn., for seven years before enlisting in the Navy.

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