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Vol. 1—No. 36
U. S. Navy Pre-Plight School, Chapel Hill, N. C.
Saturday, May 29, 1943
Fifteen officers were detached
om this station during the past
bringing the total trans-
^firred within the past fortnight
The 15 officers detached and
^Heir destinations are:
Lieut. Robert V. Brawley,
SNR, instructor, Nomenclature
Recognition, to NOB, Nor-
'^Ik, Va.; Lieut, (jg) John E.
^rr, USNR, assistant basketball
^^^ch, to NAS, Norman, Okla.;
I^ieut. (jg) Eugene H. Davis, Jr.,
SNR, platoon officer, to NRAB,
^^lacostia, D. C.; Lieut. Gerald
Ford, Jr., USNR, military de-
^^Hment, special details, to Com-
^^ndant, Fourth Naval District,
^iladelphia. Pa.; Ens. Robert L.
J^eeman, USNR, platoon officer,
NAS, Norman, Okla.;
Lieut, (jg) Eugene J. Good-
*^^ult, USNR, platoon officer, to
See DETACHED, page U
^^dels to Parade Sunday
Four battalions of Pre-Flight
^^dets—the 22nd, 23rd, 24th, and
^ th—will parade in review- as
of the University of North
^^^olina commencement program
|%orrow at 1400 in Kenan
^dium. Officials of the Fre
ight School, NROTC, and the
iversity are expected to be in
® reviewing stand.
^ ^ay 29—Free movie at Village
yeatre, “Shadow of a Doubt”
Teresa Wright and Joseph
Jetton. Feature starts at 1555,
and 2122. Complete show
® hour, 52 minutes.
V ^ay 30—Free movie at Village
jjV^atre, “American Empire” with
^“'^hard Dix and Leo Carrillo,
^^^ture starts at 1320 and 1455.
.^plete show one hour, 31 min-
Cadet Awarded Silver Star at Ceremony
A REGIMENTAL REVIEW featured the ceremonies held in Kenan
Stadium last Sunday to mark the first anniversary of this Pre-Flight
School. On the right is shown one of the highlights of the day,
Comdr, John P. Graff, USN (RM.), Commanding Officer, decorating
Cadet Anthony E. Kujawinski with the Silver Star.
As a special highlight of the an
niversary celebration in Kenan
Stadium last Sunday, Cadet An
thony E. Kujawinski, 22nd Bat
talion member from Grand Rap
ids, Mich., was awarded the Sil
ver Star Medal “for gallantry and
intrepidity in action” against the
The presentation was made by
Comdr. John P. Graff, USN
(Ret.), Commanding Officer of the
U. S. Navy Pre-Flight School
here. It was the second award re
ceived by the former Marine cor
poral since he reported here as a
naval aviation cadet, the first be
ing the Purple Heart with which
he was decorated last month.
The citation made by the Com
mander in Chic'f, United States
Atlantic Fleet, in awarding the
Silver Star Medal to Kujawinski,
reads as follows: ^ ^ _
“For gallantry and intrepidity
in action as a member of the crew
of an anti-aircraft gun of the USS
Brooklyn during the lassault on
and occupation of hostile terri
“Kujawinski was wounded by
hostile shellfire during an engage
ment with hostile surface vessels.
As soon as his wound was dressed
he voluntarily returned imme
diately to his gun.
“The fighting spirit and merito
rious conduct under fire displayed
by Kujawinski lare in keeping
with the highest traditions of the
During the course of the color
ful anniversary ceremonies last
Sunday, Lt. Comdr. Harvey' J.
Harman, USNR, director of ath
letics who is being transferred to
another post, was given la silver
plaque as a token of esteem from
the Pre-Flight officers and cadets,
the presentation being made by
Dean Francis Bradshaw, of the
University of North Carolina, ex
tended the university’s greetings
to the Pre-Flight School on its
first anniversary. He acclaimed
the part that cadets trained here
would play in winning the war
against the Axis powers. Dean
Bradshaw spoke for Dr, Frank P.
Graham, UNC president, who was
scheduled to deliver the principal
address, but was unable to be pres
ent because of duties elsewhere.
The ceremonies were featured
by a Regimental Review, and mu
sic for the occasion was furnished
by the Pre-Flight band.
11th V-5 Course Begins
The 11th V-5 officer indoctrina
tion course, including 133 future
instructors, began at the Pre-
Flight School here last Thursday.