Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 18, 1949
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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.VF-41 And V -175 Awarded Efficiency Pennants


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7-No. 20 18 August 1949

Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville and Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District


I I. .. I" Two SquadronsReceive Commissary Will


!' Efficiency Flag I t J t*. Stay Open Here

Battle Efficiency Pennants for
1949 have been hoisted the past Armed Forces Agreement
week by two Fleet Air Jackson -

I ''- oo\"tt; Brings New RegulationsAlthough

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no official word has been received, there are

I no indications that the Naval Air Station Commissary Store

.'; will be closed or that Ship's Service activities will be cur-

"l' tailed to any great extent as a result of the decision handed
.,+' I t4 r down by the Armed Services Committee, it was learned this
1 I
'j week.
.,,. Several new agreements among -- -
,a a branches of the Armed Services vided in 1948 some 154 millionsfor
-'t 1 have been reached regarding ser welfare and recreational purposes
:,1 : vice sales stores as a result of in the U. S. alone, while
'\.1; : fir' {e aa a complaints from merchants that those overseas reached the same
. .f :- I they could not compete with the amount. With the curtailment of
:1 lower tax-free prices of military profits under the new regulations,
5 stores. The 20 per cent excise tax welfare and recreation in the services -
;"' 'ea. on so-called luxury items has already will suffer somewhat.

,: Fleets.'t gone into effect at military -x--

. 'il' t I.. stores. New Regulations New Snorkel Sub

The Committee's agreement
; primarily concerns bases whichare Coming To Jax
: .. in the heart of large metro
':.+ Ysa
, / A politan areas. Due to the positionof
, ''". '. NAS it is felt that the new de- For 4-Day VisitThe
" cisions will not affect local stores.
".r- ;Y" The Committee also agreed to USS Pickerel one of the
prohibit sales of costly luxury
Ij: Navy's new snorkel-type submarines -
i items in post exchanges andNavy's
I', \ g is due in Jacksonville sometime -
ship stores. Isolated posts
today for a four-day visit
and foreign bases would not be
. ; i,. : a call at the Naval Air Sta affected. during which time it will be open
for one-week for public inspection.
is in Jacksonville a
But there will be new regula-
:' (center) commanding officer tions governing the operation of Known as a "guppy" the USS
r' by Rt'ar.Im.. John II. Cassady, post exchanges, ship's stores and 'Pickerel which was commissioned -
I I left, and Capt. Alvin I. !Mai- commissaries. Two separate direc- in April of this year possessesall

4" :. officer.v tives will be issued, the "Armed the latest devices and equip-
-- Services Exchange Regulations," ment, highlighted by the "snorkel
,. Congratulations which will apply to exchangesand tube" through which air supplyis
I Kindergarten For stores within the U. S., and obtained and allowing it to stay
1 1A
for months at time.
"Armed Service CommissaryStore submerged a
Recruits Graduated After 8-week I Regulation," which applyto I sleek looking ship with clean
Navy Children commissaries everywhere.The [ lines the new sub has practically
new regulations providethat I no obstructions on the superstructure -
I commissaries located in I since it is designed t>>
Summer Training Stint At NARTU Opens Sept. 6 I where commercial facilities areas are fight entirely under water.
I i
convenient will be closed not later The headline feature of the

I Well versed and indoctrinated in the ways of the Navy. 100 Kindergarten classes for Navy than January 1. 1930. Designations ''I guppy, the "snorkel" is a tubby
I i device that protrudes above water
will be changed to "Army
who have just completed an
young men from the Jacksonville area children will begin September 6, when the vessel is submerged,
with the Naval Air Reserve Training Exchanges, 'Navy Exchanges, I
'- eight-week training course according to Mrs. Mildred Bedard, '"Air Force Exchanges," and "Ma- carrying two tubes, one breathing
for their fine efforts at their grad-
here at NAS were praised
Unit In fresh air and the other discharging -
at the NARTU hangar. instructor at the Navy Wives Nursery rine Corps Exchanges.
last Sunday
uation ceremony ( I used air. Formerly, sub-
-- -- stores in the Armed Forces pro-
, --- --- i here.
As paid guests of NARTU, the I and a two-week period on the ------ --- --- I ;narines could use Diesel engines:
local lads were indoctrinated during flight line where they learned to Classes will be open to children ..nly on surface depending on
,:' the summer training here in I I I care for the planes of the "Week- from 4 to 6 years old at the Nursery I Tag Owners RemindedTo Jiheir batteries when submerged.With .
the basic fundamentals of the Naval end Warriors", in building 1101 from 9 to I Notify Changes the addition of the new-
: Air Reserve and received instructions i I Most of the youngsters choseto 12 five days a week. Fees will be type breather tube, Diesels can
in shipboard organization live aboard the station during Military and civilian personnelwho be used at snorkel depth
customs and traditions, $10 per month with $2.00 fee for with batteries being used only
; Navy their training for which they received i possess station automobiletags
visual signalling, ordnance small Seaman Recruit pay. A supplies.The are required to notify the when the sub goes deeper than
arm firing, aircraft powerplants., good many of them will now be- first month's fee should be Yard office when the car is I the breathing tube. As a result the
"Week-end Warriors" and sold it has been speed of the new guppy under-
come paid by Aug. 23 to assure a placein or an
"'i i continue their Naval Air Reserve nounced.If water has almost doubled.
New Uniform training by the week-end drill the kindergarten classes as the car is sold, the tag must The new type breather tube
method.An registrations are filling the class. : be turned in and if traded, the used on the new subs is a resultof
For Navy EM estimated crowd of 500 including Further information can be obtained new registration and policy must extensive Navy research which

New dress-up blue uniforms i parents and friends of the by calling\ extension 368. be presented at the Yard office. (Continued on 1'ag-n! 2)

are in the offing for Navy enlisted (graduates, were on hand at Sun-
S men, but the new model i day's ceremonies. Present on the
will not be authorized for wear speakers' stand were Capt. Fred-
pis until July 1. 19:>2. eric W. Priestman, NARTU commanding -
., Features of the new uniform I I officer who congratu-
will be hip and side pockets, I lated the group; Rear Adm. JohnH. f rx
instead of the tiny watch pocket Cassady, Commander, Fleet
in the present uniform and Air Jacksonville; Captain Alvin \ i
the drop front will be replaced I. Malstrom NAS Commanding
14 with a zipper. However, the Officer; Rear Adm Richard :'.

._ traditional bell bottom trousers Whitehead former Chief of Naval 'f,
Y. r
' will be retained in the new Air Reserve Training, and Mayor s s
style. W Haydon Burns of Jacksonville. aYr 1 a a
; .64: The jumper will have coat i All speakers were high in their
r, style sleeves in place of the praise of the Naval Air Reserve
tight button cult now being Training program and of NAR.I .
worn. I TU Jax in particular. r
It was brought out in the talks i i.
Admiral deFlorcs that of all\ 27 activities in the Na- r \
val Air Reserve Training Com- ;
Visits Station mand, NARTU was leading in the A
Rear Adm Louis deFlores, one operating efficiency division and !s p i Y
.iif the founders of the U. S. second in safety in the battle for "
WNavy's Office of Special Devices the Conway Trophy, emblematicof
Vie. created during the war, left the overall superiorly in the command i : :; ,

Naval Air Station Monday after ; _,>:r,.... S '
a four-day visit here. Lcdr Torrance Ziegler officer- >. :>- : <( :iN

wr. #fe Presently on a two-week active in-chargo of the training schoolpresented = ':: 'J:." ... __ .__. _.._
Admiral de trophies t.> the out
duty in the Navy,
Flores was greeted by Rear Adm. standing recruit and the best athlete RECRUIT CEREMONY: Sl"t\KtnS-Rear: Adm. Richard F. Whitehead, former Chief of Naval
John H Cassady, Commander, of the group. Gordon Savageof Air Reserve! Training:, addresses the first graduating class of NARTU's Aviation Recruit School during -
Fleet Air Jacksonville and Capt. 205 E. 7th street was adjudgedthe its review and graduation ceremony last Saturday. Other officials, who also delivered oration
Alvin J. Malstrom, .NAS commanding best recruit, while J. W. Shu are, left to right Rear Adm. John 11. Cassadjr, Commander, Fleet Air Jacksonville.; Capt. ,Frederic
officer upon his arrival man of 1210: E. JOtlt street was Priestman: NARTU commanding officer; Mayor W.,llaydon Ilurns of Jacksonville\ and Callt.1'.1..

here last Thursday* chosen the finest athlete. I I. MjMroin, NAS commanding ufflcer.VOL. 1

Wage Two JAX AIR NEWS 18 August 1949

BONING UP" WeekgridWincfTatk I

I Eligible Enlisted I Men Await CPO Examinations

-- ---- -
Qualified and eligible first class inform all eligible enlisted per-

petty officers-men and \vomen sonnel of the examinations date QualificationsFor

ore being advised to start "boning and certain regulations regarding I

up" if they expect to be ready for it. Examinations -r f WflRTU .

the Na\}'-w ide competitive exam- Deadline Set

jnaticns for the advancement to To compete in the examinations Service and
sea duty
thief petty officer, acting ap- personnel in pay grade two must requirements of first class VPML( ) 56 has reported aboardfor ----- -,-

J>4.intment., m all respects to be eligible as of petty officers desiring to be :ts annual two weeks train- been assigned the Permanent

The Bureau of Naval Personnel December 1, 1949 or may nor- recommended to take the Navy ing duty 'ruise. Twenty seven Squadron Duty Officer for working '

has set Thursday December mally be expected to become wide competitive examinationsfor officers and 79 men reported to hours (Ugh! 07001730. He has ,

41 h, 1949 as the date for the second eligible not later than June 1950. CPO are as follows: NAS Dispensary Saturday morn- set up office in the north side of w

service-wide exams to be held However, all service must be Service-36 months in ing *t 0900 for their physical Hangar 113. Lt (jg) R. W. Copeland r'
since; the end of World War II computed as of December 1st, grade 2. Sea duty of at ]least examinations.After T Squadron A. C. I. Officer t )
enlisted 1949 on NavPers regardless of is giving ACI and ASW lectures
in the present ratingstructure.
6 months as POI, except for a hurried morning of
date of to officers
eligibility. squadron in ground
WAVES and Personnel IM 1300 muster
A deadline of September 6th in checking-in, a was school training, Lt. (jg) C. E.LitUejo .
Examinations will be OM CT MA DM JO and
given held and flight crews assigned.
has been is
set for nominations to } n on board putting in
throughout the Navy on con aviation ratings as well as In keeping with VPML( ) 56's tra-
be forwarded by CO's to the much overtime as Aircraft Main-
tinental U. S. shore stations, on con- those classified for limited ditional "let's be a sharp squad-
authorities. tenance Officer. He has been
ships and overseas-in all ratings. vening shore duty by BuMed. ron" motto, Saturday afternoon very
Actual grading of the examinations successful in establishing the
to the examinations Proficiency in Rating No made before the
Preparatory flights
will be done at the Exam- Line Shack and line
DuPers has issued two directives marks less than 3.0 for pre- squadron had completely checkedin. squadron $Jhe
Center at Norfolk Va. Com- of
outlining the procedures to be followed I ining ceeding 24 months and an Our skipper, Lcdr (Chuck) crew composed squadron men.
putations of test
in administering them. multiple scores average of not less than 3.5 for Rogers and executive officer, Cdr. -x-
I will be handled in the Bureau of
BuPers Circ Ltr 107.49 (NDB Naval Personnel which will 24 months preceeding advancement T. W, Ray, led both navigationaland ClassifiedBulletin
30 June 1949)). which sets the date I announce familiarization hops.

las)} upon commanding. officers to results as speedily as possible ConductNo ..marks less A highly intensified schedulehas
-- On the date of the examina- than 3.0 for preceeding 24 been established to enable
months and an of not 1.
tions-December 1st 1949-all average pilots to complete as many flight
l less than 3,5 for 24 months pre- this FOR SAIPRcgMered
I existing waiting lists for CPO, ceeding advancement.-SEA( ) hours as possible during black rocker spaniel .4 mo.
'acting appointment will be cancelled cruise. Reville at 0530, muster at I old. Cuchuoh, 1412 B. Childs lit NAS.;
0700, flight schedule underway at Child tlll" >I'I!!. 18 Inch wheel. I'al-
ottte tmla.WoJi)4L1.
I All candidates for CPO, acting' 0800, and on until 1730. Night r.l'sco.clrculatlnjt. mer 8-5710. heater Reasonable.

appointment, will be tested on flying is being conducted every lunne>'. Phone 9-1825:
These alternate night to enable each Radio equipment In good condition!
military requirements requirements -
are listed in the man- I pilot (and it really is a snap for Mr Kopec Phone 46525.
Kodak 35 mm camera with sopplementary
boys) to make the 50 syllabus 2F. 1
ual of Qualifications for Advance lenses JG5 Dodd \ 242.
ment in Rating (NavPers 18068)), C 7 required hours. Incidently, it is a Car radio. Need 1 tube. Reasonable.!
real comfort to sit here in hot Zimmerman, 4633 heeler Axe. Pho.
News from the Fire Box: The as modified in change number LI I 2-4275
\ hangar offices and watch our
buys at No 1 station are going to one. This manual also outlines I '48 tandem gilder trailer, elee rr-
buy a typewriter for J. Richard professional qualifications for all PBY pilots being checked. out in. (liberationlllcari)' mortgage with i
PV's.VPML. I substantial down payment CD),
which should be studied
sun. They ought to buy him an ratings ,
Trout Frailer Pk. Roos Bl\d
ue box too A. C "Chub" Walker by prospective candidates, according "Happy Birthday". that will be ( ) 56 is in every sense an Cocker spaniel. Daughter of GunfA

has been having a time trying to BuPers.-(SEA) the theme of the party on Thursday independent unit during this Din and Lady of Ashley Gart, V21,

to sell a cemetery plot some I -xI I night August 18th. We want C'ruise. Squadron personnel are Saunderland Rd.< Phone 2-AjO;! Ext.
I all folks that have in the line without outside 3)5)
salesman unloaded a birthday manning '
high pressure 49 Wizard; super Iwln outboard motor
en him-Chub says he got him i the month of August to be sure help. Our own line shack is main- $125 t'al'tol'YlRrantpl'. Mm Ties .

at a weak moment and now realizes y'I and come. Then the rest of the tained by squadron personnel colP.. O Box 632J JxtV p

he would prefer to have the folks must come also to help celebrate (question of the week is "how OH Bohammon tange Perfect, 4621 condition Whf'lpr.$20,Phone Mrs.

plot in the hills of Indiana. (Guess these birthdays. The party sharp can a line shack be"). 8-1245

re wouldn't be found dead in will start at 1930 in the recreation Squadron compartment cleaners Space heater $.10. <>ofa. 1 cuRhknn. ,
have given rise to first place to $:W. 2 lounge chain, $1450 ea McDonald ,
Florida.) He's certainly been hall.When
4048 Rayford St. Ext 611
hear Barracks 905 "This is
veil during
here for you someone
hanging around some 39' roll away bed and matttess "like
time now-Wonder what the attraction "Four In A Row" in the recreation Barracks Cleanliness Week". NAS nl'w". $10 Kltlar, 4007 A. Dewey l'k",

is, Q. W. Cantrell is hall on Monday Night August Aerology Department is beinghelped Row Housing
I 22nd will know that Mates R. S. 48 :'Studebaker champ convett, ever
back on the job after doing ten Some 200 lockers are now avail you by Aerologists drive. radio Hhlle sidewall toes,
days sack time with an infected able at the USO-Salvation Army somebody is a winner. Four in a Shearston and T. S. Dennison. JTOO ml Lt. Jane Herrick, fer BOG( f '

Uotsie (always thought the 'Pro.lessor" Servicemen's Club in Jacksonville : Row is in the same family with Squadron personnel are availablefor .;xt. 7119
I Bingo, Pokeno, and Singo, but it duty in other departments of 48 spec Buick 4 door sedin Perfect:
) They rent for $1.00
was corny | per I condo Major A. J. Turner 2546 St. f
We to Florence month and are absolutely secure has a slightly different touch This NARTU where squadron work is Johns, Riverside. Tel 8-] were glad see Titt'RvlAY, Al'(.1'sf 18th I party will begin at 1930 and end I performed. '47 Plymouth coupe bus). Sl ((\ ruth
Brown on the job Monday morn- inoo-Miniature golf at the Shady I in time for you to make bed Ground school, building 158, is OV Vail Tech Tra Bldg 1W ing after her recent operation Oaks Couise PI'lzt's-low score' Tianspoitatlon check I keeping squadron recruits on the Sparks Radio Shop Orange 1'ark. 1
Florence was on sick leave for leaves Club. 5 tm, house Artesian well Mm M>> '
she Visit the New. Hobby Shop-Plexl- I The season is here for a good double with training in phases of Belch. 5220 Center St.. 1 block tit
several weeks and we hope glass. leather plastic, wood. outdoor game of Shuffleboard. the Navy necessary to all men for Tlmaquana Rd.
continues to improve. Dance-17JO to 2230. farewell to The Shuffleboard courts, located advancement. Lt. Nicholas Pulig- Baby bassinette, baby scale & maple

Lcdr E. R. Frost, Jr. the asst. English MtlHAl.Navy Bruce Al'(.Thomas('ST 1'lth Band. I out in the grove next to the corp- nano is doing a swell job as vanity, 3J07:!with B. mirror Blair Ave& .stool Dewey< Pk.'Mavone -

PWO for the ComNAB-6 is on 1830 Horseback riding Magnolia $ta- men's barracks, has been markedoff I Squadron Training Officer. Sun- '46 4 pass club coupe Complete new

t leave for 30 days It's understoodthat bios Transportation leaves club and repainted. If you want to : day afternoon, VP (ML) 56 joined engine good tires, seat rovers.Replce '.
he is spending part of this Handicraft classes Consult Instructor fast into forces with the MAirD to 4OH 7C Dewey Pk. Ext 'i5. I
play a game just come participate
for articles that are available now. 1948 Cory Trailer\ House. 24' Sleep 4.
time in Pennsylvania Edith In the I'lub-lntol'mal dancing the recreation office and check I'I in the air show at States- >: Z 'lei'mil. Melon, Lot 29. Aala
Viewer has transferred from the I MTt'KI>A1', Al'(.1 hT 20th) out the equipment The boro, Ga. They returned just in Trailer(] Park, Rose, Bhd or Ext.

sign and Engineering Division, Open House. Meet your friends Sat ing and painting was remark-I I time to perform with a little close Small
urday night party. Informal dancing house on Cedar River Let<<> 60'x
Maintenance Division to the i, i..t'Z IAAnin..r; 2let three patients, namely formation flying over the hangar 275'. Light & Private Water System

now located in Bldg. 902. Little I, 1000-Java Hour-Do-Nuts 1400 till rows, C. Schrantz, and Fur-I I as a climax to the graduation of I .. Price SOW Phone 8-.-5710.---. .
the De- 16)0) Home town Hour. 1700 till 1800 }illiNT:
Simpson transferred from Knapp. They did a 40. job and 100 seamen recruits .
to the Administrative Vesper :Sing 18fX> till 1900 Buffet Supper I 6 rm house also 4 rm apt. Mrs Her
sign &; Engineering their work is appreciatE'd.Snorkel The squadron was fortunate in .
laiO till 2230 Community Sing I ring, 627 Edison J'hl'lne 4-1248
Section. I MOMIIV AIC.IST SJndl obtaining a group of these new 4 rm, modem house I'M' a mo. Smith
-x- nO: Bowling Club. Transportation men In their various jobs, they 4845: Tlmuquana Rd. Phone 8-2(113. ..
When man was made, his joints I leaves club Handicraft classes Lookover are proving that their traininghas 2 I im. apt with pvt kitchen 1'\t. entrance
the of that be bath Mrs
display gifts can ad-Jolnlnjlspml-p\
were not so arranged that he made In the (Hobby Shop Informal (Continued from Page 1) paid off. Three squadron offi- Platt Phone 8-Oil!

could, pat himself i on the back j dancingTl : was begunvhen two German cers, Lcdr. T. E. Ziegler, Lcdr. H. Fuin 1 m. near Ldgewood Theater Use
'fsDAV: AUGUST Mrd submarines with the device were M. Nearing, and Lt J. W. Baum-I of home Reasonable. hits, Heilz
1930 Roller skating Jax Roller Rink man, 3.138: Randall St. Phone fu!!l!2.
LSO Night. Transportation )leaves club taken from the Nazis after the gardner were selected] as training 2 im fum. apt PI t. home. Com. to
New Program Set 2000 till 2100 dance class. Teachers war. The idea was first developedby officers for this group of young NAS Mis (doves, 4633 Wheeler Ave.
from Arthur Murays studio. Ask for the Dutch in the middle 1930s men. Phone 2-42"5: .
details Bunco 2100 till 22,10: Informal Lakeshore efflc. Ele..
party The Germans stole the plans The Personnel Office Is buzzing apt. pvt garage.
For Servicemen dancing *V> a mo.. 2 ims Mrs, J. A. Slut
UtDMSDAr: Al'( l'ST 24th when Holland was invaded. The with 2 yeomen and a striker Yeomen I hard. 5050 San Juan Ave I'hone

personnel are eligible Weekly party Floor show Door Germans had perfected snorkel Page, Starling and striker 23719:
Navy prl/e Dinner for two. Consult bulletin but of them actionin Brooks have really turned out the Sax Bench apt. :1 bedims. else kit,
ft compete in the new "King ; board for additional andevents II subs none saw of
h programs I avail bat sum Mis Fia/er, :218
World War II. paper work Lt (jg) Mark Hus- .
For A Day" program being In the USO CLUB North 13th St. Phone 7 68SO.
sponsored by the USO Salvation I ley, Jr., and his assistant, Ens. R. 3 bdim house Lakeshore dlstr, garage
Servicemen's clubin I T. (Bob) Carter, have assisted $nO a mo. Alexander at Jas M.
Army rally: Co, Exchange Bldg fhcne
Cdr. John P. Ingle, Jr., in i
Jax and the Junior Chamberof pro- 4.6"b6.
Commerce. mulgating squadron policies) and 2 im apt 1511 Bans Phone &2407. .

The idea is to write a letter procedures. Daily watch bills and Rm. with kitchen privileges Everything -
plans of the day are published furnished except linens >10
Mating what you would do if wk. Marjorie Bassett Phone 81il:
you were "King For A Day". II besides the routine office work Murray Hill rm for couple or
Eye-opening prizes will be despite numerous musters woman. Mrs M'. A. bUllln..lI.
throughout the day and night. Wolfe St. Phone 2-4762.
awarded to the serviceman In addition to the officers men- So side rm Beauttest, adj bath For .
penning the winning letter. 1 or :2 refined bus Irll. Oil Mif.
Entry blanks may be picked up tioned above, D. A. Deen is aboardfor McDonnell 2522 Pine Ridge Rd. lit
the two weeks cruise 9."i6-0
as photo- after 1700 I
at the USO club above the
graphic officer. Plans have been Cor. im. single. dble. Pvt home Convenient -
Beach Bus station on Adams 1 to NAS. Mrs, Ie Schultz,
made to take .
street picturesand 1447 Avondale Ave 2SOK: .
I make them available to all Corner Bed Room, also 2 room apt \
hands at a minimum price. Lt :231S Pat k St hone 7-8338Mie : Y
v (Joe) im for gentleman t In pvt. hme.! ,
Whittlesey of Associate
one our
Jax Air News Volunteer members, has Meals(Onega, )Mrs Phone Stlpp 23420,2741 Aa"lIhl" 't!

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Editorial Officer

South Wing, Lower Deck e.l.,
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Bldg. 910:

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H. filler, MlUr: ,

The JAX AIR NEWS U published
weekly at the U. S. Naval Air SU-
llftn. Jacksonville, Florida, and printed a MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM i

commercially with non.appropilatedfund Movies: Wrt'kclays-1730 and 2000: week.en ls-1430 and 20(10.( i1 r 1'"""..
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Letter In compliance 45-1 Jl8 dated with 12 ScNdV December Circular 1945: "CRIME DOCTOR'S DIARY". starring Warner Baxter and .' 'l.1.

Copies are distributed free of charge Maxwell. i' ,fl
at the Naval Mr Station, the Naval FRIDAY :!"
Air Reserve Training Unit Naval Auxiliary I l J
Air Station. Cecil Held, and the "JOHNNY STOOL PIGEON", with Dan Duryta and Hov'9ird. ,
U. S. Naval Hospital Duff, t.'I I,

The JAX AIR NEWS U a member of FFFICIFNCY: PENNANT \\'INNEltS-Proudly displaying the "SLATTERY'S HURRICANE', featuring Linda Darnell, nkhafd oat : 'tr

the Shlpc I';dltorlal AocUtlcn. and Efficiency Pennant awarded for outstanding performance for the \\idmdrk. '
Press Service Reproduction
the Armed tones: -
c( material from these fiscal year 1919 are these men of \F-4I one of two Fleet Air MONDAY
nourrrs must bear a credit line ReiuhlealIon Jacksonville squadrons awarded the flajr. Holding the pennant "MR. SOFT TOUCH"'. with Glenn Ford. Evelyn) Keves.Til .

1 of other matter, except byurvln are VF-41 executive officer Lfdr. Charles! Smith commanding *:SHAY AND WEDNESDAY: I

>ut pei publications mission of Is Editor prohibited JAX' with-AIR officer Lcdr. John P. Adams and leading chief James F. Smrltzer, 'FOLLOW ME QUIETLY", starring William Lundigan and Jane .

4IWS. AMC. VA-175 also was awarded the pennant. Corey


-18 August. 1949_ JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Reserve WAVETo

t K Aid SeekersOf

fi AdvancementWith

the intentions of aiding
i WAVES in their application for
L advancement in rate, Lt Marl-
anna Washer arrived aboard Sun-
day for two weeks active duty at
the Educational office in the Per-
sonnel building.

Checking In at the Educational
office Monday to begin her program -
Miss Washer, at present a
1 1y school teacher in Miami Sr. High
i School, is assigned under the
Assistant Personnel officer and
working in the enlisted Personnel
division with WAVES. In con-
junction with the compilation of
data from observation of activities -
on the base and study of
Navy books and papers, the
WAVE whose leave will tErminate -
Aug. 28, will determinewhat
f constitutes the local complement -
: and what measures should)
l. Y d s. t be taken to increase the advancement -
in rate.

, .. ....'\: sLJs Outlines Program
Here to clarify the enlisted
WAVES in any problems con-
fronting them, Lt. Washer will be
6bd available at the Personnel Office

} Uw during the day to explain rating
;: u I 'i qualifications and classificationtests

\ A available. From her investigation -
':. she is swapping questionsfrom
the enlisted men's classifi-
cation tests which could be applicable -
I to WAVES tests. ,
'. 5 S Working from an educational]
I I'/ angle the Reserve Officer stated

that anyone who has been in the
service since '44, '45 and '46
; ; ; should) be given tests if allowed

,, to have more enlisted personnelin
; a specialized field such as
,) storekeeper. Further she ascertained -
that those with specialized

; ratings should have a code num-

.'. ber.By giving tests to Naval Personnel -
f' who are aboard every 3
months to see if the classificationsfor
advancement in rating has .
changed, Miss Washer said that
t, j'. service people would better know
I' .; new rating;
'r i While in the regular Navy,
from 1943 till Lt. Washer
l. HOBBY SHOP LOOK-IN: -Always ready to receive the most ardent hobbyist is the Hobby 1946
{ I spent 3 years, 8 months at NAS
: Shop at NAS. Busying himself in a little metal work at one of the machine lathes is Lester Quonset Point, R. I.

i : McCain, AMC in photo No. 1, Located inside the Hobby Shop is the Not New Shop which offers -x-

: for sale household articles and clothes as pointed out by one of the clerks, Mrs. Betty Deme- When the grandfather of a German -

1., tree in picture No. 2. Tools of all kinds, being handled by Charlie iMiller' DC2 in photo No. relatives family put the died usual, his announcement sorrowing- '

; j' 3 are available. Even a watch repairmen, Cecil A. Robie, ADC, is on hand to lend a little in the local newspaper. It
''t;, service.: stated:
"Ernest Muller has been celled
;, ._ to a better world."
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'fI' Have A Hobby? "Remarkable thing. I've been "What are the chances of 'my I The next day, the family was
; married four years and haven't recovering, Doctor?" asked the I arrested for criticizing the Jftzi
yet had an argument with my bed-ridden man. regime.

t. Varied Awaits wife." "One hundred percent" the :
Equipment "
"I've been married to Nora for physician reassured him. "Medi-, SK2c: I feel as though I've
40 years, and never raised my cine records show that nine out known you for years.
t.;jS; NAS Hobby Shop Visitors hand to her: but once. And I > of every ten die of the disease :* WAVE: You certainly do!
couldn't look her in the face for you have.: Yours is the tenth
---- -- -- two weeks after. Then I was I case I've treated. Others all died. [ This is the time of ;year when
A member of Uncle Sam's Navy
able) to look little bit out Statistics statistics You're the feel and the
Articles Available just a are I boys gallant girls
't; lit NAS who wiles the hours I
1 away
longing for something to do need Also located inside the Hobby of one eye. bound to get well. feel bo'ant.

r.,-:: Langley only Shop where take street a he short can into avail walk the himself Hobby down ,I Shop Shop where, building a household sort of is articles thrift the Not counter can New be I II Alphonse Can't f Fence But Anyhow He- Gets The Point IIV

f>f varied equipment to carry out secured at very reasonable prices.
practically any hobby he wishes. i it The Not New Shop is just exactly u t D VFRY bleat.t' I I 5,5, Ptnre tvtrk 1 1'Oih
54 I what the name implies. The art + '
FitUj sSH NsAt M / ,
t, Not only is the equipment there icles which include such items as ,

r.', but there is plenty of space baby carriages, cribs, clothes for I ,, c
where the most ardent hobbyist men, women and children, and ,
will not be cramped. An assort I
other domestic wares, are donatedby \\
S ment of equipment and tools naval personnel and friends of : (;: ,
ranging from the simple hand the Navy. '!\
tools or hammer, nails and screwdriver
i to heavy machinery suchas Articles for the Not New Shop t t\ tf"wvM\

I'' machine lathes, is neatly are picked up from doorsteps by I
I Cubs and Scouts. Proceeds from '
spaced at the Hobby Shop inI "
the sales are used to make permanent I
improvements at the Station .. J'II4 ,
Various Equipment ,
Operated by the Physical Train- Nursery.An >
ing and Welfare department the activity of the Officers
Hobby Shop also includes various Wives Club, the Not New Shopis # 1 (l

divisions where the hobbyist can I open from 1000 until 1400 _.__ __
I use his constructive .and _creative. every Thursday. The shop has a .
j When cousin Pierre to -- -- -- ------- -----
..S genius, including a photo lab, carpentry I staff of five clerks committee and a three-which me one my day, "Alphonse, let's says go explains. What a silly way to Colgate", was his reply. If I
rhop model airplane room, member pricing fencing" I am immediately ready fight. This wasn't the way they learn this art of fencing, 1'0a's
is sewing: machine room, leather- includes chairman to disperse with the conversationand did it in the old days. It was Pierre can make money. Money
I Mrs. Frances Denton
craft partition, ceramics room Malstrom, I "reach for the skies the doesn't
. dispense with the i pardner, always bring happiness
where classes are held, and a and Mrs. Louis Gingrich. 'Ready for the worst I artion'l I I jig's up." My uncle carried a gat. a man with ten million dollars is
leading room. A watch repairman I Such improvements as the a hammer and nails and heads One night they found his body no happier than a man with nine
is also on hand a few hours placement of a radio-victrola, 12 for the garden fence. ; with 13 shots in it. Six were rye million dollars. We really got:
wee-klv. Classes in Ceramics are sets of children's albums, a number and seven were gin. goin' hot at it. We were gom' so
held Tuesday, Wednesday and of cribs, crib sheets!, treadson I "No, no, Alphonse, he moans, ON GUARD hot that my blade softened and
J Thursday from 1900 to 2130 under I stairs and gate and other general t "you do not comprehend." "You [I i "On guard" comes the call I had to fence with my right

the supervision of Mrs. Anne repairs have been made at mean I ain't got enough tools", I again. "Avast ye land lubbers, index finger until it hardened
-; Rhodes, the nursery from funds derived replied puzzedly Throwing his man the mainmast' and preparefor again.. "Take you guys time," I
t I, Hobbyists may also purchasethe from Not New Shop sales.i hands in the air, he says "come attack", I says its I lunged says. "Cool head main thing." After -
little incidentals necessary toY i 1 I wiz me to the gymnasium Hedy". i forward. But my guard was down, all this guy can be dangerous -
carry out their work at the salts i The woman and small son were I Pierre throws a long sword at then my pants were down. Afterwe with that long ice pick. He
I counter inside the shop, such as visiting a large department store. me and says catch. Now I'm the battled nip and tuck, he would can poke you so full of holes that
leathercraft goods, glue, plane 1 when the child whispered some 1 only two fingered fencer in the nip and I tuck it. He drew first he can make you look like a
10] parts, plastics, photographic paper thing in his mother's ear. "Not I country. Grabbing the rapier-like blood. I came out ahead though.I sieve. Things are getting tough
end numerous other articles. 1 now son," she replied. Noticing 1 weapon I next wonder what to sold my blood to the blood bank but I'm in no mood to become a
) ; ,8 During the day a skeleton staff I this common occurence. a helpful ) do. "On guard"" Pierre bellows. ;, for what it was worth-two band water sprinkler.
. ?I ,. ttt four men i is on hand at the I i sales lady offered to take him I never played nothm" but tackle aids. Then came intermissiontime. "Zis game, she is full of art"
r ,;. Hobby Shop to maintain all j I to the rest room. They made the before but there's always a first': That's where I shine. I can I rays Pierre, "Sure", I says "Anlilook
( equipment while safety observers trip, and came back hand in : time so I get down in the guard:' intermission with the best of at me I'm full of holes.
are sent from the Physical Training hand. I I position. "Wiz zis you duel wiz them. "You weel nevaire learn this
section for protection of h Mother: "Did you thank the jour partner". He explains.!' "Wiz | Before we went at it again I tpoit" Pierre says as he shovesoff.
i byists at work. The Hobby (b'l nice lady for being so kind?" I I zis I do what", I ask "You jab ask Pierre why he was wearingthat "Au revoir" he waves. And
is open" from 1500 to 2200; Boy: "Why should l' She had at me and I jab at you and rrni I toothbrush in his lapel. "Oh, I a "Chevrolet coupe to you too",
day through Saturday to t'o, too" we dance oroun' ". Pierre further' that's my class pin, I went to I bay,


Four JAX AIR NEWS 18 August 1949

I Jax Navy Nine Atlantic Fleet Runner- Up I

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Grego EntersInterService I '_ '4 i I Spirited March Toward Top Rung

\\rc \ gi' "' 11' t ;1

Halted By Little 'Creek Amphibs .

Links FeudAnthony A Cinderella Jax-Navy baseball nine brought the curtain

t.f"l"; t' down on the 1949 diamond campaign) in sterling: fashion by

Grego, NAS golf ; gaining the runner-up spot in the Atlantic Fleet tourney
champ, stroked out a neat 306 in '
the All-Navy golf finals at Par- after capturing the AirLant and area AnLant tournamentsin

ns Island, S C. last week to I' a gallant bid for All-Navy recognition.- .
qualify for berth The-locals fell in the finals of ,
a on the twelve : : ::: :. el'swere unable to get rolling
man Navy team which is slated to ..- the Atlantic Fleet playoffs at with their 14-hit attack and were
meet Armv and Air Force divot- 1"- : 1Q'lj\ Norfolk, Va. last Saturday, bow- edged out by the 7-6 count. The

digger at Maxwell Field, Ala, ...,.,;, ',. : t ''' ing to the Little Creek, Va, Am- locals had a 5-0 lead over the Am-
the latter part of this week for the ""' ,.,:..l > 'A i phibs, 8-3 The Amphibs also phibs which faded when the win-
Inter-Service golf crown. ; ; .},. ," 'kt It' (I. j edged the station nine, 7-6, in the ners chalked up 5 runs in their

Leading the Navy squad into ;' : locals initial loss of the double half of the 5th to tie it up. A Jax.

the match will be Larry Knight, 14",1 '' .\ : i' ," elimination meet Jax-Navy's Air- Navy last inning rally fell short.
of the Pacific Fleet, 1949 All- "@ "'_ Lant champions eliminated Cru- Burns was the pace-setter 1t

Navy golf champ, who captured _------ --t.:LwBASEBALLERS; ....__ _,:. _. 1_ Lant, 6-4, in the semi-finals earlier I the plate throughout the tourney
the crown at Parris Island last in the week
The local second baseman rappedout
IIONORFD-Rear Adm. A Morehouse.] '
week with a 298 score over Chief of Staff for Vice Adm. Felix B. Stump, Commander Air It LongHaul long haul for the 13 bingles in 29 trips for a
seventy-two holes Ralph Kinder was a underdog
Forces, Atlantic Fleet, presents the Air Force, Atlantic Fleet Baseball Jax-Navy nine. Under neat .450. Backstop Joe Bonasissi
and Lewis Manteoni tied for
collected 8 out of 23 for 348.
I championship trophy to the Jax-Navy baseball team after
second in All-Navy with identi- Coach George Boeiner, the locals
copping the at NAS Norfolk the In their rush to the
cal 300 tallies, Manteoni the crown recently. Accepting trophy discounted their dismal won and up playofftilt
won on behalf of his team is coach Lt. George Boerner, and W. II, lost record and were on their way Jax-Navy defeated CinCLa''
play-off for number two
the Navy team. spot on Nelson, aviation machinist's male. second class, team captain. up the ladder against Navy competition 9-4, in the first round, and tram.

gaining recognition as pled SubLant, J l-S in the quarter
Joe McDonald and Ray Scar- one of the finest of Navy teams. -finalsPistolmen I ,
NAS Softballers Risk Fine RecordIn
borough, both former NAS Jacksonville Jax-Navy held a 3.2 edge going -x-

divot-diggers, aie also into the Little Creek halt' of the

members ot play the team this week to ,enterinter.servile The Current Duval County Tourney 6th. in the playoff tray last Saturday Vie

but the one run margin
remainder_of the Navy squad will disappeared when the Amphibs In Atlantic Fleet
Carrying an enviable record of
be Lester Davidson, Bill Lee, Jim
mound for Jax-Navy when climbed Jax hurler Doug Bur-
24 wins and four losses, Jax- they
Cupit, Tommy Greer, Lon Allis,
ton, for 2 markers in the 6th, 2 Meet At Norfolk
their their first tournament
and Robert BissetlFASRON Navy's softballers put fine play tilt.
the 8th to the fleet
in i ew up
-x- record on the block tonight when Franke, who has won ten and lost
they take on their first foe in the bunting I I I Computing four men from Cecil
Duval County softball tournament only three tilts this :year, has already Jax keystone-sacker, Russ Burns Field) two from NAS, one from

6 Snares opening at Lackawanna met some of Jacksonville'stop planted the perfect bunt to VA-85, the 1949 edition of the
break up a 4-4 deadlock with the Jax-Navy pistol team will
Park in Jacksonville teams expected to be in the enter
Volleyball Crown I Drawings for and seed tourament If Franke is unable to CruLant outfit last Thursday (competition for the first time this
pairings which for the
slated last night, with start, then the mound chores will paved the way tying season when they shoot for top
ings were and winning run, and a shotat honors in the
fall into the hands of Ed Buch- Atlantic Fleet Pistol '
FASRON 6's volley ball power the results not available at press the Amphibs in the playoffs
house led bv rangy Joe Hall, tune erich, who boasts a record of ten Show PowerIn tournament being staged :it
victories and a loss. Three of Norfolk, Va. this week.
swamped NARTUs couitmen in Red Tibbet, who was drafted wins'narv their first loss in the Atlantic
three out of four sets to annex Buchench were no-hitters. With Lieut. E M Bam in
by the Miami Hurphoons, Jack- Fleet tourney, the local hoisehid-
the Jacksonville Naval Air Station sonville Area AirI.ant Champs, to'' Buch
intra-mural vollevball crown play with them in the AirLant Included in the top aggregations I formed squad left the Air Station .
on the NARTU courts last week tourney at Norfolk, returned to which the NAS softballers Feminine Golfers last Saturday, Bain, along

The winners trimmed the Reserves the base early this week ready to will meet in the tournament are Meet In FinalsThe I with G N. Maige: T C Spode,
and ,
15-8 in the but his such Du- M C. Schoonderwoerd, are
opener resume position at shortstop.A highlv-touted teams as
chips are down In the Offi- front
were turned back 17-15, in an heavy hitter, Tibbet is secondin val Motors, last YE'al"s champs: l'el's' Squadron WI4 at Cecil
ovei-time: fray in the: second batting with an outstanding Jax Police, Naval Reserve, and Wives: Golf tournament nowin Field Ed Snyder, of NAS O i R
here as the finalists in
game. With the pennant in the average of 427, topped only by Woodlawn Baptist progress Department Paul Zimmerman
each bracket
meet today in play- NAS
balance, FASIION couitmen Frank Stew ait t, second sacker Supply Department and S.
In the only tilt played last off ,
matches at the local couiseLoietta F, Dt' rick of V A-8i the
came back to bang out a pair of who is hitting at a 4U: clip week, Ed BUl'her'lch registered his Jacka meets Cathy complete :

15 5 tilts to sew: up the title I Paul Fi alike may tart on the tenth victory of the season, allowing Thorpe for the Flight A' title, Kirk aggiegation
team has been
only one bingle in an overtime Horton and Ei'ma Schiader' are holding
Gridmen Drill In Hot Sun : fray to defeat Sargent Seat paired for the Flight B honors Al daily practice sessions over the
Covers, 2-1.. Dom Savmo doubledin Fury battles rlen Jones fur the past few weeks to get in shape"
I for the All-Navv elimination-.
the frame to drive
in Flight C 11 own, while Alexis De
stalling this week: and have been
For Coming Grid Season the winning tally La:Mater takes on Virginia Tuma turning in
I The locals banged Cecil HanellSdigent tot the Flight D bunting the local jjoo1scoies
Over 70 football! iola L dr. Bill Heinngton, who in the tilt while Bernard Boxx will be awarded: will beheld Captain Frank M Richard, Marine *
sweiod head coach Don Jacka'scall
was backfield l'Ua< h of the 1943Jax tagged DlIl'hel'il'h in the third fur follow:: the finals Corps Reserve Unit, is serving -
loi practice at Mason Field Sargent's only hit. George Tupak x- as manager of the pistol
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Navv eleven, i is now serving
last Monday evening with at least who scored the: first Jax-Navv squad
a tour ot't'ea duty, the thingsrolling Ghioto Acting Pro --- x --
of started
2):! more expected to don uniforms game
Paring in ranks is expected to in the eighth canto by Fred dhioto, former assistant -
by the end of this week to boost
toke place alter several weeks of banging a hard grounder to the golt Pro Ht the Philadelphia Miami RunnerUpIn
the number over 100. Ben Grif- shortstop, who bobbled the ball Country Club in Penn-
practice when those rem n fining on
fen, a member of last year's allowing George to leaih t first svlvarua. is now temporarily/ AirLant
coaching staff, will help out with the team will begin perfecting Frank Stewart laid down a bunt in chafe of the Air Station PlayNAS

the backfield tutoring. plays for their first encounter and beat it out as; Tirpak advanced doll; course:

After being briefed on the importance against N AS Corpus Chi isti, at to si*, and) Dom Savmo Cihioto; will remain at the local :Miami, Jacksonville' Area

ot getting in condition, Corpus C hi'isti. Te\a Septembci then rapped out his two-bagger to links until Jack Harvey, \uLant softball champions' had
the group was assembled and several 24th Practice, is bem; held at bring Tirpak home tor the winning station PI o. returns from his to be satisfied with the runner-up
plays were scratched out on 1500 each day on Mason FIeld score vacation the last of this month spot in the AirLant softball final
when thev the tt
the blackboard. The svstem this! _._ _._ dropped play >
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tiff to the U. S. Roosevelt new'
year will be a single w'IOg with a
4.1 1 last week at Norfolk.By .
balanced line Near the close of
the initial practice session which virtue of their triumph the,
emphasized fundamentals all the Roosevelt nine is representing
candidates were sent thi<
sprinting drills with the roaches( : .s5_ i4 y Playoffs which got underway it
checking for speed hustli and en Noifolk Monday afternoon.

duiance The :Miamians eliminated F,\S-

Ten huskies shooting toi the !RON' 101. 7.4, in the quaiteifinalsand

quaiteiback: post were held on the 'topped the FOR in the semimnals -
field in a prolonged session whale I: ;*-I.1 to gain them a shot in.

Jacka and Guffen stressed the the plavolts.

impoitance of signal-i'ailing and ( t ----x-
field-generalship.! ; .
j ; AM McWilliams Earns
Although; Coach Jacka ha20:! f
returnees from last season Naval R i City Golf Honors

An Training Athletic Conference -
championship team Gi'itfonas Defeating Fr Mullikin: 1 ind

the only returning coaching Comdr. Hill kW 11113I11S, 1)f
staff member. Lt Paul King line "N \S: .aptued top Illinois HI the

coach in 1948, is now at Pensa tit g h oleo. Trophy Golf TOIlI'I\'un..nt
1 which was played on tin Tim-

uquana Country Club course 'over
Winners RevealedIn hrA he past week-end

Williams will keep the Foleytiophy
Chiefs' TourneyBob fur a yen and will (ht

i presented with a replica for (per.
Thiel with a 37-4) for a total q-tt 5 manent !possession when the I liwUoplw
gross of 82 and Bill Lucas and is ofteic'd in the :'HlnlJ.l

Ray Peterson who deadlockedwith attair next veaiKM '.
72's for the Kicker prize, t
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topped the CPO players in their; r
monthly tourney last Saturday WIN iS: 1'l.VNMNC(;

over the local gieens GOLF; KJANI/\'IION; I

Other winners included Mickey .
Voytw, least putts ((27)); Bill I Enlisted metis' wivesate ,it .

Foulk" longest drive ((275); ); Kay tempting i to gain additional mem
MJttix. closest to pin on No 12; 1.r hers: for their recently: ( >,

George Bush, longest putt on No. Enlisted: Women Golf CluTFiee >I.

9, Ray Cantin and George Turner, lessons are given: t
winner 6 blind bogey holes; Bill M iP' Y Thursday !Homing beginning at
7ans, most putts (43)); William SEEK: TOURNEY I.AUlttLS-AnlonK the numerous clubs in this area: seeking honors in the 0)00! by Fied: Ghioto acting PuTournament >

Lillicotch, highest score, and uvil County Softball tournament currently underway in ,r lax is the J"" .S..vy combine, winner of plav i is planned in
foursome winners Bill Law on. I ;"A of M !games Front row, left to right! Jim Langimiir/ tail: rhilderGeoige Tirpak. Second row, the nc?<}i I' future Further infoimi
George Reed Claude Stanhope, JAck Smeller Kd: Uuclieritli, Frank; Stewart, and Ralph| Jones uunager. Third row, Earl: dulledfe, .ion can: be (obtained bv< phoning
Hav Gi':nit. Charles (ieibs.>n and Paul King, P.u/z Hrostront, Gene lloilon, Paul Frank and lli tu Sivm'', I fit inset Is fled Tilth't Ghiot it extension JIV7. at Golf
Dill Foulk And rijhl} inset l is Coach; George Null .'lul h'>usJPaae .