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NASP kicks off base’s centennial with headquarters dedication Jan. 17 From NASP PAO

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aval Air Station Pensacola will kick off its centennial celebration with the dedication of the NASP command headquarters, Bldg. 1500, Jan. 17 at 11 a.m. The ceremony will take place on the south side of the building. On Jan. 20, 1914, battleship USS Mississippi (BB 23) arrived in Pensacola Bay to set up the Navy’s first flying school, and later, the first Naval Aeronautical Station on what is now Naval Air Station Pensacola. One of Mississippi’s crewmembers, Ship’s Cook Fourth Class Walter

Leroy Richardson, a photography enthusiast, captured aviation activities on film, and the Navy soon recognized that Richardson’s photographs were a valuable tool for training and documenting aircraft testing, accidents and other aviation related activities. The Navy then designated Richardson as the Navy’s first official photographer. Richard-

son later received his wings of gold as a naval aviator (No. 582) and retired from service in 1926. From 1950 through 1998, Bldg. 1500 served as the Naval Schools of Photography and was renovated for use as the command headquarters for NAS Pensacola in 2011. In recognition of Richardson’s service as a naval photographer and aviator, Bldg. 1500 will be dedicated in his honor and NAS Pensacola will kickoff its 100th year anniversary. Guest speakers for the event will be U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller and Rear Adm. Donald Quinn, Commander, Naval Education and Training Command. Capt. Keith Hoskins, commanding officer NAS Pensacola will provide opening remarks. The event is open to the public.

NASP PWD pitches in to make NOLF ready for F-35s From NASP PWD

A project recently completed by Public Works Department (PWD) Pensacola has made Naval Outlying Field (NOLF) Choctaw safe for landings by the Navy’s new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). NOLF Choctaw was closed temporarily due to the foreign objects or debris (FOD) created by spalls in the runway landing areas. Spalls are small broken areas in the concrete pads generating small pieces of concrete which can damage aircraft and their engines.

PWD Pensacola was tasked to repair 60 spalls in the runway and scrape more than 30,000 square feet of loose paint at NOLF Choctaw. It required using the use of a walk-behind saw and heavy equipment to remove damaged concrete sections. The project required several weeks to complete, starting Nov. 21 and finishing Dec. 31, 2013. Military aircraft from Eglin Air Force base, NAS Whiting Field and NAS Pensacola can now resume training operations. Constructed in Santa

Rosa County near the Blackwater River’s entrance into Pensacola Bay, this particular runway is vital to several training squadrons including training and testing for the new Joint Strike Fighter. NOLF Choctaw has the paint markings and the lighting to simulate an air craft carrier, so aircraft and pilots can simulate carrier landings ashore. It is also used by the Blue Angels for air show rehearsals. The field is also available in case of an emergency landing for NASP PWD workers fixing runways at NOLF Choctaw include Michael Hencommercial aircraft as ingburg (lead mechanic), William Peckham, Alan Aho (in foreground finishing concrete), Dudley Steadham and Lane Stallworth. Photo by Frank Derise well.

CPPD: Tuition assistance availability temporarily expanded By Susan D. Henson Center for Personal and Professional Development Public Affairs

First baby of 2014 born at Naval Hospital Pensacola ... The first baby born in the new year at Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) was Sophia Wang, born Jan. 3 at 3:25 a.m. to AN Denghao Qin, assigned to USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), and SHSN Qi Wang of the Naval Air Station Pensacola Honor Guard. For having the first baby born in 2014, the family received a gift basket from the Oakleaf Club of Pensacola that was presented by Jeannette Dupont, customer service representative, NHP Labor and Delivery Department. Photo by Jason Bortz

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) is temporarily expanding the availability of tuition assistance (TA) for Sailors. CPPD’s Virtual Education Center (VEC) will start authorizing command-approved TA requests for classes that have a start date in the second quarter of FY-14, which ends March 31, according to Capt. John Newcomer, CPPD’s commanding officer. “We strongly believe that Sailors who take the initiative to develop personally and professionally through Navy voluntary education programs are better equipped with strong analytical skills and the ability to make informed decisions that benefit their command and the Navy,” he said. TA requests for the FY-14 second

quarter will be approved in the order they are received on a “first come, first served” basis for as long as TA funds are available, said Newcomer. TA requests will be authorized up to a total expenditure cap of approximately $23 million for the second quarter. The second quarter of each fiscal year historically has the highest demand for TA funding, said Newcomer. Newcomer emphasized that Sailors are responsible to know the status of the TA request before they begin any class. “Sailors must ensure their TA requests are command approved, in the WebTA system, and authorized by the VEC before their class start date. If any of these three criteria aren’t met, Sailors should contact the VEC or servicing Navy College Office regarding the status of their TA request before their class begins.” The VEC is open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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Navy Lodge shares community support with Ornaments for Troops for service members By Demetria Bitjoka Administrative Assistant Navy Gateway Inn & Suites

Each year the staff of NAS Pensacola’s Unaccompanied Housing works with local schools in an effort to bring a little holiday cheer to the halls of our barracks through a pro-

gram called Ornaments for Troops. In its fourth year, Ornaments for Troops brought the holiday light of joy into the halls that house young warfighter who are far from their loved ones. And the program is expanding. During the holidays, ornaments and cards flowed in

from seven schools in the area. The community support for student residents included handcrafted decorations made by students of local elementary schools including Myrtle Grove, Hellen Caro, Oakcrest, Blue Angel, Pleasant Grove, Warrington and Navy Point. The trees reflected the love

of a community that is closely connected to the military and brightened the public areas of barracks buildings temporarily called home by “A” school students aboard NAS Pensacola. Many of these elementary schools educate families of service members both active and retired, showing just how

strong the connection between armed force generations can be. After the trees are decorated by the residents a memory book is created and sent to the participating schools so children can know the impact they have on others who serve our country.

NAS Pensacola service members pose with their Christmas trees at NASP Unacccompanied Housing, to thank and return local children’s wishes for holiday cheer.

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(ET) Monday through Friday. Sailors can reach the VEC by phone at (877) 838-1659 or (757) 492-4684, or DSN at 492-4684. The VEC e-mail address is VEC@navy.mil. TA is the Navy’s educational financial assistance program available to both Navy officer and enlisted active duty per-

sonnel and Navy reservists on continuous active duty. It funds tuition costs for courses taken in an off-duty status at a college, university or vocational/ technical institution, whose regional or national accreditation is recognized by the Department of Education and has a signed Department of Defense Memorandum of Un-

derstanding. CPPD is responsible for providing a wide range of personal and professional development courses and materials, including General Military Training, Navy instructor training, alcohol and drug awareness program training, suicide and sexual assault prevention, bystander intervention, and personal responsibility

classes. CPPD’s required leadership training is delivered multiple times throughout a Sailor’s career via command-delivered enlisted leadership training material and officer leadership courses in a schoolhouse setting. CPPD also administers the Navy’s voluntary education program, which provides Sailors with the opportunity to

earn college degrees. CPPD additionally manages the United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP), which offers Sailors the opportunity to earn civilian apprenticeship certifications. For more information about the Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD), visit: https:// www. netc. navy. mil/

centers/cppd/. For more news from the Center for Personal and Professional Development, visit: www. navy.mil/ local/ voledpao/. Find CPPD on Facebook at https: //www. facebook. com/ pages/ Center-for- Personal- and- Professional- Development/ 100056459206 and on Twitter @CENPERSPROFDEV.

Navy Cash/Marine Cash cardholders are protected from Target data breach From NavSup

Princess Reada update: NASP bobcat doing well, cast on broken limb is off ... A badly injured bobcat rescued in mid-November from NAS Pensacola’s A.C. Read Golf Course is mending nicely, according to Dorothy Kaufmann of the Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida. Named Princess Reada, the cat suffered from a broken limb and dehydration when it was found and transported to the sanctuary by NASP Public Works Department staffers. “Princess Reada was finally moved outside Jan. 3,” Kaufmann said recently. “It has been tough on her to stay confined long enough for the break to heal. With people you can tell them to be careful; don’ t lift anything, don’t climb, don’t put weight on a broken limb. However, with animals, all you can do is restrict movement in some manner. The female juvenile bobcat has spent four weeks in a cast, and two and a half weeks with no cast, but restricted from bouncing around. (Jan. 3) was her day to play for the first time in weeks.” Dr. Tommy Knight from Westside Animal Hospital has overseen the cat’s care. Princess Reada’s release day or site will not be made public. For more on Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida, visit http://www.pensacolawildlife.com/. Photo courtesy Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida

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Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Keith Hoskins Public Affairs Officer — Harry C. White The Gosport nameplate pays homage to the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011: the Centennial of Naval Aviation, or CONA. The image on the left side of the nameplate depicts Eugene Ely taking off in a Curtiss pusher bi-plane from the USS Pennsylvania Jan. 18, 1911. While Ely had taken off from the USS Birmingham two months earlier after his plane had been loaded on the ship, the USS Pennsylvania event was the first time a plane landed on and then took off from a U.S. warship.

The image on the right side is the Navy’s most modern fighter aircraft, the F-18 Super Hornet. Established in 1921 as the Air Station News, the name Gosport was adopted in 1936. A gosport was a voice tube used by flight instructors in the early days of naval aviation to give instructions and directions to their students. The name “Gosport” was derived from Gosport, England (originally God’s Port), where the voice tube was invented. Gosport is an authorized newspaper published every Friday by Ballinger Publishing,

WASHINGTON (NNS) – Navy officials said Sailors and Marines who used their Navy Cash/Marine Cash cards at any United States Target stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15, 2013, are not liable for any transactions that occur as a result of the unauthorized access to card data reported by Target Corporation in December. Navy Cash/Marine Cash cardholders affected by the breach are protected by the card networks and Regulation E (http://www.cfpb.gov/), which sets rules, liabilities, and procedures for electronic funds transfers and establishes customer protections associated with using electronic funds transfers. “We partner with the U.S. Department of the Treasury and its financial agent to manage the Navy Cash/Marine Cash program,” said Naval Supply Systems Command (NavSup) Commander Rear Adm. Jonathan Yuen. “Data reports show 58 cardholders used their Navy Cash/Marine Cash cards at Target stores during the affected period. These accounts have been flagged and are being monitored for unusual activity.” Disbursing officers on ships with members impacted by the breach are being notified to issue new cards to affected cardholders. Navy Cash/Marine Cash combines a The Rhodes Building, 41 North Jefferson Street, Suite 402, Pensacola, FL 32504, in the interest of military and civilian personnel and their families aboard the Naval Air Station Pensacola, Saufley Field and Corry Station. Editorial and news material is compiled by the Public Affairs Office, 150 Hase Road, Ste.-A, NAS Pensacola, FL 32508-1051. All news releases and related materials should be mailed to that address, e-mailed to scott.hallford@navy.mil. National news sources are American Forces Press Service (AFPS), Navy News Service (NNS), Air Force News Service (AFNS), News USA and North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS). Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of the Department of Defense, United States Navy, officials of the Naval Air Station Pensacola, or Ballinger Publishing. All advertising, including classified ads, is arranged through Ballinger Publishing. Minimum weekly circulation is 25,000. Everything advertised in this publication must be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to rank, rate, race, creed, color, national origin or sex of the purchaser, user or patron. A confirmed rejection of this policy of equal opportunities by an advertiser will result in the refusal of future advertising from that source.

chip-based electronic purse (storedvalue function) with a traditional magnetic strip (debit card and ATM function). The electronic purse replaces currency aboard ships. The magnetic strip and branded debit features afford users access to funds in their Navy Cash/Marine Cash accounts worldwide via Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and point-of-sale (POS) devices at merchants who accept debit cards. Cashless ATMs aboard ship provide 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week access to Navy Cash/Marine Cash accounts. The cashless ATMs also provide off-line access to accounts at financial institutions ashore and the ability to move money electronically to and from Navy Cash/Marine Cash accounts and those financial institution accounts. “We are deeply concerned about the inconvenience the data breach may have caused our Sailors and Marines,” Yuen added. “We take this matter very seriously and are doing all we can to ensure our Sailors’ and Marines’ privacy and information is protected now and in the future.” For questions regarding specific transactions, Sailors may contact: Navy Cash/Marine Cash, Transaction Services Unit, Telephone: (866) 362-8922 Fax: (888) 344-3796.

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Chicken soup is perfect prescription for crazy day By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist

No sooner did I drop my husband off at the airport, than I felt the tickle at the back of my throat. He was off on a Navy trip to Bahrain for a couple of weeks, leaving me in charge of the house, the bills, the children, the dog, the trash, the leaves, our son’s college applications, our daughter’s inevitable fashion crises and my own mental and physical wellbeing. So, this was the last thing I needed. By the time I got home from the airport, the tickle had upgraded to a full-blown head cold. One of those throat-itching, eye-watering, lungwheezing, phlegm-thickening, mucus-dripping, sinus-filling afflictions; that compels you to guzzle cold medicine and bury yourself under the covers, because you’re going to be totally useless. But being useless was not an option. Before the 3 p.m. middle school pick up, I had to walk the dog, have a mammogram, shop for groceries, iron my son’s dress shirts, start my column, return a few e-mails, walk the dog again, get something out for dinner, and try to take a shower and

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About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, has been a military spouse for 20 years (and running). She also writes columns for Military Spouse magazine and a blog at www.themeat andpotatoesoflife.com. She and her family are stationed at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. look human. Head cold or no head cold, I had to be firing on all pistons. I decided to make one minor adjustment to my jampacked schedule that might

ease the pain of functioning while sick: I’d take five minutes and throw some chicken soup on the stove before heading out to my 9:30 a.m. mammogram appointment. In a flash, I had onions and carrots chopped and sautéing in a pan, alongside my old Revereware soup pot, which was simmering with chicken and spices. Next, I plopped four ribs of celery on the cutting board and began slicing. I was coming to the end of the bunch when, shshshwing! There it was – the very tip of my thumb laying neatly on the edge of the cutting board. The next few seconds were a slow-motion controlled panic. I watched my uncut hand reach for the severed cap of flesh and place it back on the tip of my thumb, albeit crooked, and unravel multiple sheets of paper towels to wrap my bleeding appendage. I flicked the stove off, grabbed my purse, and jumped into my minivan, mumbling to myself, “it’s gonna be fine, it’s gonna be fine, it’s gonna be fine.” “Hi, I’m here for a mammogram (nervous laughter) ... you’re never going to believe this (nervous laughter) ... I just cut the tip of my thumb clean

off,” I jabbered to the lady behind the base clinic check in desk. Despite a convincing look of utter apathy, the woman directed me to a nurse who preliminarily wrapped my thumb and told me the doctor would take a look right after my mammogram. As the adage goes, you learn something new every day, and on this particular day, I learned that it’s nearly impossible to unhook your own bra strap with one hand. Somehow, I was able to get the task done like some kind of awkward high school boy on prom night just before the technician came in to squash my bits and pieces between two glass plates. After several painfully humiliating images were procured, I was free to dress and head back across the clinic to see about my bleeding thumb. With my bra strap precari-

ously fastened, I waited for the nurse, then the doctor, then the nurse again, then the doctor again, before my thumb was finally treated, and I was released to go wait all over again for a tetanus shot at immunizations and for medication in the pharmacy. Four hours after entering the clinic doors, I left with a bandaid on my arm, wilted mammories, a thumb that looked more like a chicken drumstick, and a completely neglected to do list. Despite the chaos, I felt compelled to finish my chicken soup, needing it now more than ever. At dinnertime, I ladled the hot soothing elixir into bowls, careful not to slosh any broth onto my bandages, and placed them on the table with a box of oyster crackers. The children and I sat in silence, inhaling the salty steam, blowing gently on spoonfuls. “I can’t believe you made this soup with all that craziness going on today, Mom,” my middle schooler said with a compassionate slurp. “Mmmm,” she mumbled with her mouth full. “It’s still really good, Mom.” Yes, it certainly is.

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JANUARY: Aircraft from Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center (NSAWC-N7) “TOPGUN” were temporarily based at Forrest Sherman Field aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola from Jan. 13 to Jan. 24 for air-to-air fighter training. Photo by Janet Thomas

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APRIL: At a change of command ceremony for NAS Pensacola March 28, guest speaker Rear Adm. John C. Scorby (left) looks on as Capt. Keith Hoskins (right) assumes command of Naval Air Station Pensacola from Capt. Christopher Plummer. Photo by Janet Thomas

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FEBRUARY: Members of an E-2C Hawkeye crew from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 – (left-right) Lt. Cmdr. Tara Refo, Lt. Nydia Williams, Lt. j.g. Ashley Ellison and Lt. Ashley Ruic – pause in front of their aircraft Jan. 25 during a visit to NAS Pensacola. The aviators made history in 2012 when they flew the first all-female E-2C Hawkeye combat mission. Photo by Alex Sharp

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AUGUST: NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins, left, gives a “thumbs up” of approval to (left-right) AM1 Ken Hall, FC1 Bradley Dutkanych and AM1 Joseph Tullis Aug. 22 at the unveiling of the newly repainted static display jet at Mustin Beach Club. The Sailors’ volunteer work saved the Navy more than $43,000. Photo by Mike O’Connor

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MARCH: Exercise Citadel Shield 2013, a CNIC force protection exercise developed to enhance the training and readiness of Navy security personnel, took place on all CONUS Navy installations Feb.19-March 1. Above, onboard NASP Corry Station, an active shooter scenario takes place at the training village Feb. 20. Photo by Alex Sharp

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MAY: While on a tour of an air conditioning chiller plant at the National Naval Aviation Museum April 30, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment Roger M. Natsuhara (left) receives a briefing from Siemans Industry Inc.’s Matthew Ridley as NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins (center) looks on. Photo by Mike O’Connor

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JULY: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) docked at Allegheny Pier aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola along with USGCS Cypress (WLB-210) July 19. The Thetis was in port to restock its ammunition supplies. Representatives of the NASP Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast were on site as a routine safety precaution. The ship’s primary mission is law enforcement, search and rescue, Homeland Security and national defense. Photo by Patrick Nichols

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JUNE: Commander, Naval Education and Training Command, Rear Adm. Donald P. Quinn, presents Battle of Midway combatant Gordon Pierce with a commemorative paddle at the 71st annual Battle of Midway commemoration at the National Naval Aviation Museum onboard NASP June 4. Photo by Jennifer Eitzmann

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SEPTEMBER: Coast Guard vessels move in to retrieve simulated victims from the water during an oil spill drill held aboard NAS Pensacola Sept. 24. The drill’s scenario involved a barge collision with NASP’s fuel pier, with spilled fuel and several injured victims. Units from Fire and Emergency Services Gulf Coast and NASP Police also responded in the multiagency drill, which was observed by representatives of Navy Region Southeast. Photo by Mike O’Connor

Pensacola DECEMBER: Forestry and Navy officials prepare to place a Southern magnolia tree into a new location near NASP’s Bldg. 1500. Part of the requirement for the base’s “Tree City USA” certification, the ceremony marked a 19-year tradition at NAS Pensacola. Photo by Janet Thomas

OCTOBER: Lt. Jordan Brown, an instructor with Training Squadron 10 (VT-10), pulls a wagon full of trash as he leads a group of students from class 1348 and class 1350 who volunteered to clean up Barrancas Beach Sept. 27. Photo by Janet Thomas

NOVEMBER: The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, fly over Pensacola Beach during a training flight. Oct. 23 While the U.S. Navy canceled the remaining 2013 Blue Angels performances, the squadron maintained minimum safe flying levels and proficiency flight operations. In October, the Department of Defense approved funding for the Blue Angels full 2014 air show season. Photo by MC1 Terrence Siren


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JANUARY: Aircraft from Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center (NSAWC-N7) “TOPGUN” were temporarily based at Forrest Sherman Field aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola from Jan. 13 to Jan. 24 for air-to-air fighter training. Photo by Janet Thomas

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APRIL: At a change of command ceremony for NAS Pensacola March 28, guest speaker Rear Adm. John C. Scorby (left) looks on as Capt. Keith Hoskins (right) assumes command of Naval Air Station Pensacola from Capt. Christopher Plummer. Photo by Janet Thomas

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FEBRUARY: Members of an E-2C Hawkeye crew from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 – (left-right) Lt. Cmdr. Tara Refo, Lt. Nydia Williams, Lt. j.g. Ashley Ellison and Lt. Ashley Ruic – pause in front of their aircraft Jan. 25 during a visit to NAS Pensacola. The aviators made history in 2012 when they flew the first all-female E-2C Hawkeye combat mission. Photo by Alex Sharp

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AUGUST: NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins, left, gives a “thumbs up” of approval to (left-right) AM1 Ken Hall, FC1 Bradley Dutkanych and AM1 Joseph Tullis Aug. 22 at the unveiling of the newly repainted static display jet at Mustin Beach Club. The Sailors’ volunteer work saved the Navy more than $43,000. Photo by Mike O’Connor

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MARCH: Exercise Citadel Shield 2013, a CNIC force protection exercise developed to enhance the training and readiness of Navy security personnel, took place on all CONUS Navy installations Feb.19-March 1. Above, onboard NASP Corry Station, an active shooter scenario takes place at the training village Feb. 20. Photo by Alex Sharp

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MAY: While on a tour of an air conditioning chiller plant at the National Naval Aviation Museum April 30, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment Roger M. Natsuhara (left) receives a briefing from Siemans Industry Inc.’s Matthew Ridley as NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins (center) looks on. Photo by Mike O’Connor

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JULY: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) docked at Allegheny Pier aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola along with USGCS Cypress (WLB-210) July 19. The Thetis was in port to restock its ammunition supplies. Representatives of the NASP Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast were on site as a routine safety precaution. The ship’s primary mission is law enforcement, search and rescue, Homeland Security and national defense. Photo by Patrick Nichols

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JUNE: Commander, Naval Education and Training Command, Rear Adm. Donald P. Quinn, presents Battle of Midway combatant Gordon Pierce with a commemorative paddle at the 71st annual Battle of Midway commemoration at the National Naval Aviation Museum onboard NASP June 4. Photo by Jennifer Eitzmann

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SEPTEMBER: Coast Guard vessels move in to retrieve simulated victims from the water during an oil spill drill held aboard NAS Pensacola Sept. 24. The drill’s scenario involved a barge collision with NASP’s fuel pier, with spilled fuel and several injured victims. Units from Fire and Emergency Services Gulf Coast and NASP Police also responded in the multiagency drill, which was observed by representatives of Navy Region Southeast. Photo by Mike O’Connor

Pensacola DECEMBER: Forestry and Navy officials prepare to place a Southern magnolia tree into a new location near NASP’s Bldg. 1500. Part of the requirement for the base’s “Tree City USA” certification, the ceremony marked a 19-year tradition at NAS Pensacola. Photo by Janet Thomas

OCTOBER: Lt. Jordan Brown, an instructor with Training Squadron 10 (VT-10), pulls a wagon full of trash as he leads a group of students from class 1348 and class 1350 who volunteered to clean up Barrancas Beach Sept. 27. Photo by Janet Thomas

NOVEMBER: The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, fly over Pensacola Beach during a training flight. Oct. 23 While the U.S. Navy canceled the remaining 2013 Blue Angels performances, the squadron maintained minimum safe flying levels and proficiency flight operations. In October, the Department of Defense approved funding for the Blue Angels full 2014 air show season. Photo by MC1 Terrence Siren


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fficials at Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) in Milton recognized the professional advancement of 17 Sailors Dec. 9 at a frocking ceremony. Following the formal reading of the advancement letter for each rate, NASWF Commanding Officer Capt. Matthew Coughlin presented each selectee with a personalized frocking letter and congratulations. Sailors were then joined on stage by family members and shipmates, who pinned new insignias onto their collars. The frocking honor is a Navy tradition whereby the selectee is authorized to assume the title, professional responsibilities, and wear the uniform of the next rate prior to the Sailor’s formal promotion. Although the frocking distinction is granted in advance of formal promotion, Coughlin emphasized that the obligations of elevated rank became incumbent with immediate effect. “Your appointment carries with it the obligation that you exercise increased authority and willingly accept greater responsibility. Occupying now a position of great authority, you must strive with a renewed

dedication toward the valued ideal of service with honor,” read the certificate. The Sailors are authorized these privileges in advance of formal promotion on the basis of superior performance of duty and exhibition of exemplary character. Coughlin thanked the Sailors at the ceremony for the hard work that lead to their advancement. He also emphasized the role that support networks provided by family, friends, and co-workers play in a service member’s career, thanking family and friends in attendance for their encouragement and explaining that achievements such as this wouldn’t have been possible without their help. Second class petty officers were frocked to first class, third class petty officers were frocked to second class and airmen were frocked to third class. Sailors who were selected for advancement to petty officer first class included: AB2 Reynaldo Colasito, AB2

AC3 John Carmichael receives his new insignia during the frocking ceremony Dec. 9. Carmichael was one of 17 NAS Whiting Field Sailors recognized.

Matthew Ashurst, AB2 Derek Faust, AB2 Michael Flosi, AB2 Charleston Hines, AB2 Carlos Londono, AB2 Joseph Nicolass, AB2 Abraham Sanchez, AB2 Magdalena Serrano and AB2 Marlon Squires. AC3 Jake Black, AC3 Jesus Vivanco and IT3 Camille Faison were selected for advancement to petty officer second class. Vivanco, who enjoyed the double distinction of promotion and recent selection as NAS Whiting Field Junior Sailor of the Quarter for the Third Quarter of 2013, derived great satisfaction from the occasion, and was quick to point out the support he had received that helped lead him to success. “Everybody in this command – my chiefs,

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peers, and civilians – have not only trained me but also guided me in the right direction. I will keep on paying it forward,” he said. Sailors from NAS Whiting Field who were selected for advancement to petty officer third class included: ACAN John Carmichael; ACAN Alexandrea Coy; ACAN Christian Glover; and ACAN Bryan Madden. NAS Whiting Field CMC Alton Smith congratulated Sailors on their promotions, and praised their focus and determination. “These Sailors have helped the base to achieve an advancement rate well above the fleet average,” he said, a testament to the caliber of the sailors onboard Whiting Field.

AB1 Joseph Nicolas receives his new insignia from his wife and daughter during the Dec. 9 ceremony held in the base auditorium. Nicolas is one of 10 new first class petty officers at NASWF.


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Council kicks off VIP Speaker Series

Gulf Coast Veterans Advocacy Council (GCVAC) will kick off its 2014 VIP Speaker Series today, Jan. 10, at Angus Restaurant, 1101 Scenic Highway, with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. and a dinner at 7 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Naval Hospital Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Maureen Padden. Her topic will be “Health Care For American Veterans And Military Personnel: What Does It Mean?” Guest of honor will be sculptor Roxie Platt. Platt’s new bronze memorial sculpture, “Letters From Home,” will be unveiled at the event. The program also will include a VIP question and answer panel featuring U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller (RChumuckla), Florida House District 2 Rep. Mike Hill, Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola CEO Susan Davis and Naval Air Station Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins. Miller and Hill also will be presenting certificates of recognition to GCVAC for the 2013 Pensacola Veteran’s Day Parade. Ticket donation is $45 per person. Reservations were required by Jan. 6. For more information, call 585-7925 or e-mail makac7@gmail.com.

New Navy League leaders installed

The Pensacola Council Navy League, recently held its annual dinner-dance at New World Landing. Outgoing president, retired Navy Capt. A.J. Gallardo, presented the Navy League’s first award for distinguished service to longtime board member and secretary Betty Williams. Retired Navy Capt. Tom Pruter, president, Gulf Coast East area, presented certificates of appreciation to Carol Monroe and Mark Harden. Rear Adm. Donald P. Quinn, Commander, Naval Education and Training Command, conducted the installation and swearing in of the 2014 officers and board members. 2014 officers are Tom Furr, president; retired Navy Capt. Bill Cuilik, first vice president; retired Navy CMDCM Michael Dollen, second vice president; Nan Harper, third vice president; Tom Gonzalez, judge advocate; retired Navy Cmdr. David L. Gibson, chaplain; Russell Lentz, treasurer; and Betty Williams, secretary. 2014 board members are Scott Arkills, Jeri Blankenbeck, Buck Mitchell, Carol Monroe, Bobby Riggs, Edward Rouse, Michele Wilson, Dr. P.C. Wu, retired Navy Capt. Ron Ziembko and retired Navy Capt. Ron Zimmerman.

SAPR Program recruiting advocates

The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program is currently recruiting active-duty service members and GS civilians to serve as Victim Advocates (VA) for the Naval Air Station Pensacola SAPR Team. DoD requires all VAs (and SARCs) to be certified, which requires a 40-hour initial VA class. The next initial Victim Advocate class will be Jan. 27-31 in Bldg 741. Command approval/endorsement of the VA candidate is required. A registration packet, completed SF 2909, and a personal interview with one of the NASP SARCs is required prior to attending class. The last day for packet/interview is Jan. 23. If you are interested in becoming a Victim Advocate for sexual assault victims or would like more information, contact one of the Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARC), Lillie Johnson, Lillie.o.johnson@navy.mil, 452-5109; or Rachel Phillips, rachel.j.phillips@navy.mil, 4525328; or the Fleet and Family Support Center at 452-5990, ext 0.

Pre-game celebration planned at PSC

Pensacola State College (PSC) has scheduled its first “Spirit Week” tailgate party and parade celebration to start at 1 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 11, before the school’s basketball games against Northwest Florida State College. Pre-game festivities will be held in Parking Lot R on the Pensacola campus, at the corner of Airport Boulevard and Ninth Avenue. The tailgate party will include grilled food, music, entertainment and prizes for Best Tailgate and Dress Like a Pirate contests. The parade begins at 4:30 p.m. The Lady Pirates are scheduled to play at 5:30 p.m. and the Pirates are scheduled to play at 7:30 p.m. at the Hartsell Arena, Bldg. 3. For more information, contact PSC Marketing Director Sheila Nichols at 484-1428.

Pianist scheduled to perform Jan. 12

The new Kamerman Piano Series at Pensacola State College (PSC) will present classical pianist Svetozar Ivanov at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Bldg. 8, on the Pensacola campus. Ivanov combines music with other art forms such as documentary footage, art films, animation, poetry, short stories, live dance improvisation, paintings and lighting design. Sid and Jeannie Kamerman recently established the piano series. The series is a service of Pensacola

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DoD announces five percent increase in housing allowance The Department of Defense recently announced the 2014 Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rates. The overall rates, which went into effect Jan. 1, increased an average of five percent from 2013. On average, BAH rates for members with dependents have increased approximately $79 per month and $76 for members without dependents. A typical midgrade enlisted member with dependents, for example, will find his/her BAH about $79 per month higher than it was in 2013, while a typical junior officer without dependents will find his/her BAH about $76 higher than it was in 2013. In areas where rates have decreased, the decrease will only apply to members newly reporting to those locations. Members are protected by inState College’s Performing Arts Department. Ticket are $11 for reserved admission; $9 for seniors 60 and older, children and non-PSC students; $7 for PSC Seniors Club, PSC staff, faculty, retirees; and free for PSC students with current college ID. For reservations or more information, call 4841847 or go to www.pensacolastate.edu/lyceum.

Symphony offers two concerts Jan. 11

The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra has two performances scheduled for tomorrow, Jan. 11, at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre – “Music for Families” at 12:30 p.m. and “Beethoven & Blue Jeans” at 8 p.m. Trumpet player Ryan Anthony will be featured during the “Beethoven & Blue Jeans” concert. Tickets are available by calling the Symphony Box Office at 435-2533 or online at www.pensacola symphony.com.

dividual rate protection which ensures that those already assigned to a given location will not see their BAH rate decrease, however, they will receive the increase if the rate goes up. Three components are included in the BAH computation: median current market rent; average utilities (including electricity, heat and water/sewer) and average renter’s insurance. Total housing costs are calculated for six housing profiles (based on dwelling type and number of bedrooms) in each military housing area. BAH rates are then calculated for each pay grade, both with and without dependents. For more information on BAH, visit https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/bah.cfm. races/i-pink-i-can-run-4-mile-run-2014. Cost is $30. Online registration will close at 8 p.m. Feb. 5. For more information, go to http://kreweduyayas.com/i-pink-i-can-run.htm or contact Jacqui O’Connell at ipinkicanrun@gmail or 516-9154.

Registration open for lacrosse program

Registration is under way for the Pensacola Lacrosse Association for Youth (PLAY) 2014 season (January through May). The program is open to boys ages 8-15. You can register online at www.pensacolalacrosse.com or in person at the Vickery Center at Roger Scott Athletic Complex. Equipment and scholarships are available. Registration deadline is Jan. 15. Practice begins Jan. 13. For more information, contact ross@pensacola lacrosse.com.

Newcomer’s Club mixes games, lunch

Members of the Pensacola Numismatic Society, a coin collecting club, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant, 630 North Navy Blvd. There will be a presentation and a coin auction will be conducted after the meeting. There is no cost to attend unless you plan to have dinner. For more information, call Mark Cummings at 332-6491.

The Newcomer’s Club of Greater Pensacola meets at 9 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Pensacola Yacht Club. The meeting features games and lunch for $14. The club is open to all women who have resided in Pensacola two years or less. Monthly activities include a book club, bridge, bunco, bowling and a chef’s night out. For more information, contact Ann Martin at 432-1826 or go to www.pensacolanewcomers.com.

Art guild to meet Jan. 21 at museum

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Coin collectors to meet Jan. 16

Members of the Pensacola Museum of Art Guild (PMAG) will meet at 10 a.m. Jan. 21, at the Pensacola Museum of Art, 407 South Jefferson St. The topic will be Youth Art Focus. For more information, contact Pat Dickson at 456-4964.

School serving chili at Jan. 31 event

Escambia Christian School will present its 15th annual ECS Cougar Chili Cook-off from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at Escambia Christian School Gymnasium, 3311 West Moreno St. Advance tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children. Tickets at the door are $7.50 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. Ticket price includes all of the chili you can eat, dessert, crackers and cornbread. Soft drinks are not included. For more information, call 433-8476.

Special Olympics plans Mardi Gras run

Special Olympics is kicking off the Mardi Gras season with a 5K and 1-mile fun run and walk Feb. 8 in the East Hill neighborhood. Strollers, wheelchairs and pets are welcome. Following the race, there will be a finish line party with food, beer, music and family friendly activities. You can participate as an individual or as a team. Early packet pickup is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 7 at Bayview Community Center, 2001 East Lloyd St. Race-day registration and packet pickup is 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 8 at the Bayview Community Center. Participants take off at noon and 12:15 p.m. Feb. 8 at Bayview Park, 2001 East Lloyd Street. Sign up at https://www.Firstgiving.com/SOFL/ MardiGras2014. For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/MardiGrasFunRun Pensacola.

Group reschedules run for Feb. 8

The Krewe du Ya Yas’ Keeping Abreast Foundation inaugural four-mile I Pink I Can Run has been rescheduled for 9 a.m. Feb. 8. at the Flora-Bama Lounge, 17401 Perdido Key Drive. The group’s mission is to raise awareness in the community and help economically challenged men and women receive early detection mammograms. To register, go to http://www.active.com/ pensacola-florida-fl/running/distance-running-

Pensacola State College will be hold auditions for the drama “The Great Gatsby” at 7 p.m. Jan. 13 and Jan. 14 at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Bldg. 8, on the Pensacola campus. The production is scheduled to be on state Feb. 27-28 and March 1-2. The play is based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel. For more information, contact theatre director Rodney Whatley by phone at 484-1807 or by e-mail at rwhatley@pensacolastate.edu.

Experts to address life after high school

A workshop titled “Life After High School: What Every Parent Needs to Know” is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 17 at The University of West Florida Conference Center, Bldg. 22, 11000 University Parkway. The workshop offers information to help parents of students with disabilities but all parents are welcome to attend. Topics include determining what resources are available to assist a child make a successful transition to post-secondary training, college, or the world of work. Representatives from local agencies, colleges, universities, trade schools and various organizations will be available. To register, call Tammy Kunze at 469-5545 or go to www.surveymonkey.com/s/LAHS.

Event offers academy, NROTC info

The eighth annual Pensacola USNA/NROTC Information Symposium is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 1 in the Blue Angel Atrium at the National Naval Aviation Museum aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The event is sponsored by the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Alumni Chapter of Pensacola. Admission is free, but space is limited and you must sign up in advance via e-mail to usnasymposiuminpensacola@gmail.com. For more information, go to http://pensacola. usnachapters.com/admissions2.htm.

Runners can sign up for races in March

Local commands in the Pensacola area will be presenting the Blue Angels Rock-N-Fly halfmarathon and 5K March 29. Both races will be aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola and are open to everyone. To register or volunteer, go to www.runrocknfly.com. For more information, e-mail runrocknfly@gmail.com or call Cmdr. Mike Kohler, the race director, at 505-6020.

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Physical fitness: Make a contract with yourself From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs

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ILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) – An exercise physiologist from the Navy Physical Readiness Office encourages Sailors to make small changes to their exercise plan in order to maximize success.

AN Matthew Truelove jumps rope during a physical training workout on the flight deck of the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56). Simpson was conducting theater security cooperation and maritime security operations in the U.S. Naval Forces Africa area of responsibility. Photo by MC2 Jeff Troutman

Many people look at the new year as a time to set goals and make grand resolutions to get physically fit. However, most resolutions fail within days or weeks. According to Lt. Cmdr. Austin Latour, an exercise physiologist with the Navy Physical Readiness Office, making small changes in an exercise plan now can make a big difference. “The most important thing to do is write it down,” said Latour. “Make a plan, then write it down, it can be pretty simple, the days you’d like to exercise, how much time you want to put into it, what type of activity you want to do.” Writing a plan down can be the key to success. “Once you write it down you’re making a contract with yourself,” said Latour. “It’s human nature to want to adhere to a contract and actually do

what you’ve written down. You should try some new things to find something that you like to do though. If you don’t like what you’re doing even writing it down won’t lead to success.” It is important to work within one’s ability level and not get hurt. “If you are not active now, start with some low-impact,

“Writing out your contract and sticking to it gives you a constancy that helps to mitigate stress.” non-weight bearing activities. If you are more physically fit, you can do more weight bearing activities. If you are a beginner and you want to do a group activity, start with a beginning group activity. “If you’ve been running for a long time and are comfortable with it, consider a running club,” said Latour. “Take your activity

Fitness challenges from NASP MWR to help meet your 2014 goals From NASP MWR

Run with Color – Jan. 18: MWR has partnered with Jubilee by the Bay for the Run with Color 5k Jan. 18 at 9 a.m., as part of the NAS Pensacola centennial celebration. Register for this fun, family event by going to jubileebythebay.com. Registration is now open. With no winner or official times, the Run, Walk or Drag with Color Race is more about bringing the community together in celebration and creating a memorable and colorful run. Attendees will enjoy an after party following the race until 12:30 p.m. Call 452-3806, ext. 3100, or visit jubileebythebay.com for details. Family Fitness Center New Year Resolution Program now through May 9: Start the new year with a healthier you. Register today for the Family Fitness New Year Resolution Program. Program in-

cludes a one-hour nutrition brief, support and weigh-ins. The more pounds lost the lower the arm on our giant scale will go. Biggest loser will get a gift basket. Call 452-6004. Battle of the Branches at Portside Fitness: Throughout the year, patrons will be allowed to compete on the top 10 challenge ladder boards. Ladder boards will consist of two mile run, max pushups in two minutes, max pull ups in two minutes and max sit ups in two minutes. You may fight for the top spot on the board as many times as you like. For more information call 452-7810. Radford’s Resolution Evolution: You’ve been through the basics, now bring it full circle. Two resolution incentive programs are not just for January, they’re for the year. Program 1: Discover the variety in our group exercise program by participating in at least 15 classes a month. You will then be eligible for a monthly prize draw-

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beyond solitary exercise and include a friend so that you also have social interaction while you exercise.” Having a buddy that has the same goals can help you stay on task. “Having a buddy is a good idea, but make sure they have the same goals as you do and that they will help keep you honest,”

ing. Program 2: Each month is a themed exercise month. Do the exercise and be eligible for the monthly prize drawing. Drawings are on the first of each month. For details, contact 452-9845. Wenzel Gym New Year Resolution Incentive Program (Jan.Feb.): Let Wenzel Fitness Center help you achieve your New Year’s resolution. Wenzel will be giving one ticket out for each class you attend at the fitness center. Tickets will be drawn at the end of February for a MWR prize. The more classes you attend, the better your chances are of winning. Contact 452-6753 for details. Florida National Trail Get Fit Challenge – Started Jan. 2: Travel an 800-mile adventure odyssey across a Florida that few have the opportunity to see. You will travel from Big Cypress Swamp (south) to Fort Pickens (north). Each section along the trail is designated as hike, bike or row. Get a keepsake at the end of the trail. Contact Corry Wellness Center at 452-6802 for details.

concluded Latour. “Writing out your contract and sticking to it gives you a constancy that helps to mitigate stress. If you take that, add the normal benefits of exercise and have a friend as your exercise buddy, you’ve got a winning combination.” For more news from Navy Personnel Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/npc/.

Plan for getting and staying healthy in the new year (NAPS) – The new year is a perfect time to focus on family and friends, not food. It’s also an important time to move more and eat better. To help, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, offers the following tips so you can stay fit in 2014: Time management • Plan and prepare meals and snacks. Shop ahead of time for ingredients. Reach for quick snacks that are healthy, such as whole-grain crackers or veggies with low-fat dip. • Go for a walk after a

meal. Run some errands or take a quick stroll where you work or live. This may help get some items checked off your “to do” list and clear your mind. • Set goals for healthy eating and physical activity. Motivate yourself with fun activities that you can do with others. Physical activity • Be active every day and make time for physical activity. Work activity into your day, whether by parking farther away from stores to do your holiday shopping or walking around the mall or outdoor shops one full time before you buy anything.

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A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other. – Anonymous

Quotes for a new year

An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves. – Bill Vaughan People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the new year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas. – Anonymous Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year’s resolutions and I’ve stuck with it ever since. – Dave Beard May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions. – Joey Adams We spend Jan. 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives ... not looking for flaws, but for potential. – Ellen Goodman Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to. – Bill Vaughn


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NASC instructor dives into water survival training Story, photo by Ens. Riley Cornett NETC PAO

Seeking to fulfill her dream of leading Sailors as a naval officer, PR2(AW/SW) Danae Slaton had finished one year of community college in her hometown of Riverside, Calif., but did not have the means to continue her education; so at 19 years of age she joined the enlisted ranks as an airman apprentice. Today, less than six years later at 25, Slaton has led many Sailors while nearing completion of her degree using Navy tuition assistance. “As a survival instructor at Naval Aviation School Command (NASC) I have trained 3,520 students including aircrew, Aviation Preflight Indoctrination students, and land survival students, as well as Sailors becoming instructors,” said Slaton, course curriculum model manager (CCMM) and master training specialist (MTS) coordinator for the NASC Aviation Survival Department onboard NAS Pensacola. “I take the training of each student very seriously because they need to know how to survive if they ever have to bail out of their aircraft or fall off a ship. As a high risk training instructor, I teach courses that go far beyond lectures and include using the pool environment to simulate deep water evolutions.” Naval operations often require aggressive training programs to prepare personnel to perform mission essential high risk tasks in a variety of environments, such

PR2(AW/SW) Danae Slaton, master training specialist coordinator and course curriculum model manager for Naval Aviation School Command’s Aviation Survival Department, oversees swimming technique and times a Sailor as he retrieves a brick from the bottom of the pool at NASP’s Aviation Rescue Swimmer School. The brick retrieval test is the first test for the course which qualifies graduates to administer the second class swim qualification test.

as survival training. Not giving up on her dream of becoming a naval officer, in her off duty time Slaton takes college courses and is nearing completion of a bachelor’s degree in networking security. Master training specialist and AWCS Ted Page, the survival department leading chief petty officer has been Slaton’s supervisor since she came on board NASC. “You don’t get many Sailors like her; she’s a hard charger and volunteers for everything,” said Page. “She does an outstanding job and has definitely earned her chain of command’s respect. What I like about her most is she really connects with the Sailors she is training and motivates them while keeping training in-

teresting and applying fleet experience; the students really listen to her. She’s a great leader and she takes new instructors under her wing and thoroughly explains to them the responsibility they have and the impact that they can make as an instructor.” According to Page, Slaton’s contributions, along with her display of professionalism and proficiency during her first year here at NASC led to her selection as the 2012 Junior Sailor of the Year. “Upon arrival, Slaton got qualified as an instructor and showed professionalism in being fair and showing respect across the board in training junior enlisted and junior officers alike,” Page continued. “As an instructor, Slaton is the cream of the crop for us. In addition to training students, she

gained her Master Training Specialist (MTS) qualification in the minimum amount of time which allowed her to train instructors as well as students.” Page explained that he has given Slaton additional responsibilities due to the confidence he has gained in her ability to sustain her exceptional performance while working at an accelerated pace. “She has acquired a lot of knowledge and Sailors see her as a subject matter expert,” said Page. “She got certified in land survival and has taught the signaling and recovery class as well. Soon after I appointed her as the command MTS assistant coordinator she made a very significant contribution by initiating a training program which provided officers and enlisted valuable MTS training that directly contributed to staff members achieving their MTS certification in minimal time. Six months later, I appointed her to the Aviation Survival Department’s Course Curriculum Model Manager (CCMM) Division. The CCMM division has already gained the confidence to hand work off to her with very little need for guidance, oversight or correction and she has made changes that streamlined their processes.” The MTS program is a voluntary program designed to develop and qualify those individuals who possess advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities that will enhance the delivery of quality education and training in the Navy. Individuals

who are designated as an MTS are expected to take a leadership role and mentor, instruct, and evaluate other instructors and develop curricula products. Slaton said she chooses to lead others by example. “My goal of becoming an officer has helped motivate me to strive for excellence and stay focused in all my efforts,” explained Slaton. “I am driven by my desire to lead and mentor others to reach their goals. Knowing that my efforts can impact others by bettering their future inspires me. I try to impress upon students that goal setting really does work and the combination of putting in extra effort, volunteering for extra tasks, and presenting yourself professionally really makes a difference in your Navy career success.” While some individuals in their twenties may get wrapped up in a whirl of social activities, Slaton remains focused on balancing her career, family and fitness. “My marriage this year is the most memorable event in my life and my husband is very supportive and proud of my Navy career,” said Slaton. “Balancing spending time with family along with achieving all of my occupational goals and college course work is important to me. In order to stay centered and focused I maintain a proper diet and exercise six days per week. Working out relieves my stress and focusing on fitness has kept me away from clubs and alcohol. I find if I don’t physically feel good it is very hard to be productive.”


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Navy 311 call center ready to serve Sailors and their families From Sea Warrior Program (PMW 240) PAO

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NNS) – It was midnight in the Indian Ocean with a storm bearing down; poor timing to lose access to the carrier’s Intelink Website. An information systems technician third class petty officer (IT3) called NAVY 311 to find an expert who could quickly troubleshoot the problem. The NAVY 311 call center representative immediately documented the issue and referred the request to the Regional Maintenance Center

1-855-Navy-311 www.Navy311.navy Navy311@navy.mil

(RMC) and Intelink Services Management Center (ISMC) help desk. In less than an hour, the ISMC responded directly to the IT3 and resolved the Web site access issue. On the other side of

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the world, the father of a deployed Marine heard on a Sunday news show that his son’s unit had taken casualties. He called NAVY 311 to investigate the report. Within 45 minutes, NAVY 311 engaged ChaplainCare, who in turn located the unit’s chaplain. The Marine was fine, and he was put in contact with his dad. Thousands of stories similar to these characterize NAVY 311. Whether you’re on duty or off duty, NAVY 311 is there for you 24/7. It’s also there for your family.

NAVY 311 is the single entry point into hundreds of help desks, call centers, and support organizations across the Navy. Ask any question about any topic, anytime, from anywhere. Or, call to voice any concerns you might have. The NAVY 311 capability is not a new service, but rather a new name for the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) component of the Navy’s Distance Support (DS) capability, which was established in March 2007 by the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO).

“With NAVY 311, Sailors have an easy-toremember point of entry – via phone, e-mail, Web, text, chat – to get on-demand non-tactical, nonemergency information assistance 24/7, classified or unclassified,” said Kris Leonard, NAVY 311 project director. “And, the NAVY 311 call center is available to the fleet, Sailors and their families, DoD civilians, contractors and the occasional inquisitive citizen.” More than 500,000 people have contacted the NAVY 311 network of participating providers

since the beginning of 2013. That means NAVY 311’s provider community is servicing more than 2,000 cases every day. NAVY 311 is focused providing service through modern technology, timely feedback and increased operational efficiency. “It’s not what you know, but who you know. You get it fixed faster if it goes to the right person the first time,” said Cmdr. Rafael (Ray) Acevedo, Navy Distance Support program manager. “Whatever your need, NAVY 311 is there to help.”

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Morale, Welfare and Recreation

FRIDAY

“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m., 8:10 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s: A Madea Christmas,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (2D), PG-13, 7:40 p.m.

SATURDAY

“Frozen” (3D), PG, noon; “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (3D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m.; “Out of the Furnace,” R, 9:10 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s: A Madea Christmas,” PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “Frozen” (2D), PG, 3 p.m.; “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (2D), PG-13, 8:30 p.m.

The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3100, or visit the MWR website: www.naspensacola-mwr.com. • Jubilee Run with Color: MWR has partnered with Jubilee by the Bay for a 5K at 9 a.m. Jan. 18 at Radford Fitness Center as part of the NAS Pensacola Centennial Celebration. Register at jubileebythebay.com. The race is about bringing community together – no winners or times. After race party will continue until 12:30 p.m. For information, call 452-3806, ext. 3100. • MWR facilities have several programs to help you achieve your fitness goals: Family Fitness New Year Resolution Program: Continues through May 9. It includes a nutrition brief, support and weigh-ins. The biggest looser will get a gift basket. For more information, call 452-6004. Battle of the Branches: Continues throughout the year at Portside Fitness. Patrons will be allowed to compete on the top 10 challenge ladder boards. For more information, call 452-7810. Radford Gymʼs Resolution Evolution: Continues through Dec. 31. Program 1: Participate in at least 15 group exercise classes and you will be eligible for a monthly prize drawing. Program 2: Each month will have an exercise theme with a prize drawing on the first day of the month. For more information, call 452-9845. Wenzel Gymʼs New Year Resolution Incentive Program: Continues through February. Patrons will get one ticket for each class they attend. A prize drawing will be held at the end of February. For more information, call 452-6753. • Florida National Trail Get Fit Challenge: Started Jan. 2. Travel an 800-mile adventure odyssey across areas of Florida – from Big Cypress Swamp (south) to Fort Pickens (north). Each section is designated as hike, bike or row. Ask for information at the Corry Wellness Center, Bldg. 3712, or call 452-6802. • Basketball Tournament: 4:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at Portside basketball courts, NAS Pensacola. Each team can have three to five players. The first 20 teams will be accepted. For more information, call 452-7810 • Discount tickets: The Information, Tickets and Travel (ITT) office at the NEX Mall on Highway 98, is offering the opportunity to join Carnival on the yearly Military Group Cruise. A $25 per person non-refundable deposit is due by Feb 3. For more information, call 452-6354. • Indoor flea market: Noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Mustin Beach Club, Bldg. 325, on Radford Boulevard. Limited number of spaces available. Open to all for selling and buying. For more information, call 452-4035. • Polar Bear Plunge: Are you brave enough to conquer a cold plunge in icy water? Come to the MWR Villains, Vixens and Thieves Freeze Polar Bear Plunge at 10 a.m. Feb. 1 at Barrancas Beach. Dress up in your best costume. Bring warm clothes and towels. There will be a costume contest, hot chocolate and music. The free event is open to active-duty and their spouses, Reservists, DoD and contracted personnel of NASP and family members. For more information, call 452-9429.

SUNDAY

“Frozen” (3D), PG, noon; “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (3D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m.; “Frozen” (2D), PG, 1 p.m.; “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” PG-13, 3:30 p.m.; “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (2D), PG-13, 6:30 p.m.

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A group of visitors explores an area of the Fort Pickens complex at Gulf Islands National Seashore. The historic landmark is on the west end of Santa Rosa Island. Photo by Mike O’Connor

Relive history at Fort Pickens By Janet Thomas

Gosport Staff Writer

Walking through the ruins of Fort Pickens is a treat for anyone interested in military history. But if you want to see what it was actually like to live there during the Civil War, you should be making your plan of attack to hang out with other history buffs at Fort Pickens this weekend. National Park officials are presenting a free Living History Camp that will feature candlelight tours. The hours will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 11, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 12. You need to arrive no later than 8 p.m. tomorrow to take the self-guided tour. Candles will be burning in the fort, and flashlights are allowed. As an extra attraction, reenactors in uniform are scheduled to conduct a period “Colors” ceremony at 9 a.m. tomorrow and Sunday and a “retreat” ceremony at 5 p.m. tomorrow. Company drill demonstrations will be conducted at 10

a.m. and 3:30 p.m. tomorrow and again at 10 a.m. Sunday. A rangerled tour of Fort Pickens is scheduled for 2 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday. The activities are free, but the regular $8-per vehicle admission fee to the park will be collected at the gate. Also, carpooling is encouraged because of limited parking. Costumed reenactors will be stationed around the fort answering visitor questions and providing information about Pensacola during the Civil War. Begun in 1829 and completed in 1834, Fort Pickens is the largest of four forts built to defend Pensacola Bay and its Navy yard. It was one of four forts in the South that was never occupied by Confederate forces during the Civil War. Federal forces defeated Confederate troops during the Battle of Santa Rosa Island about a mile east of the fort in October 1861, and Confederate troops withdrew from positions around Pensacola Bay in May 1862 after heavy bombard-

ments. With modifications and additions, the fort remained in use from the 1890s through World War II, when such fortifications became obsolete. The fort became part of Gulf Islands National Seashore in 1971, and following extensive repairs it was reopened in 1976. If you get to Fort Pickens this weekend, you should keep it on your list of places to go. Free America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands annual passes are available for active-duty military. For more information, go to http://store.usgs. gov/pass/index.html. And Gulf Islands National Seashore officials recently announced the 2014 list of fee-free days: Jan. 20, Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Feb.1-17, Presidents Day weekend; April 19-20, National Park Week’s opening weekend; Aug. 25, National Park Service’s 98th birthday; Sept. 27, National Public Lands Day; and Nov. 11, Veterans Day.

At the movies

MONDAY

“Tyler Perry’s: A Madea Christmas,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Homefront,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (2D), PG-13, 6 p.m.

TUESDAY

“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (3D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “Black Nativity,” PG, 5 p.m.; “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” PG-13, 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (3D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “Philomena,” PG13, 5 p.m.; “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” PG-13, 7 p.m.

THURSDAY

“Frozen” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Out of the Furnace,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (2D), PG-13, 6 p.m.

COST Regular: $3 adults, $1.50 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger 3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger

Details: 452-3522 or www.naspensacola-mwr.com

Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. New hours are 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. You must sign up in advance for off-base trips. For more information, call 452-2372 or go to www.naspensacolamwr.com/singsail/liberty.htm.

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Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away. The SafeHelpline provides live crisis support and information by trained staff. Call (877) 995-5247; go to www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247 CONUS; (202) 470-5546 OCONUS (may be additional charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows a victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services and safety interventions. To access an unrestricted report, the victim can report to his/her chain-of-command, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR Victim Advocate (VA), SARC, and his/her CO shall commence an investigation. Restricted reporting allows a confidential report, which does not trigger command nor law enforcement notification and the victim can have a SAPR VA, and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim can disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care provider and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 VA, call 449-9231/2. To contact the SARC during working hours, call 452-5990, ext. 0; during and after working hours, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.

Fleet and Family Support Center The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following classes: • Transition Goals, Plans, Success – or Transition GPS: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 13 to Jan. 17, Fleet and Family Support Center. Counseling and guidance for active and Reserve Sailors separating from the Navy. For more information, contact your command career counselor. • Parenting Workshop – Ages Zero to Two Years Old: 11 a.m. Jan. 13. This is for expectant parents, new parent and parents of toddlers-up to 2 years of age. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • Deployment Readiness: 2 p.m. Jan 14 at Fleet and Family Support Center. Workshop provides pre-deployment planning tools, strategies for surviving separation, and re-

sources to support individual and family readiness. If you would like to learn more about this workshop or would like to register to attend, call 452-5609. • Stress management: Classes scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon on first and third Thursday of each month. For details, call 452-5609. • AMVETS ... Understanding Your VA Benefits: 10 a.m. Jan. 30 and 10 a.m. Feb. 27. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • Personal Financial Management: It’s your money, make it work for you. A series of classes will be offered throughout the year covering topics such as car buying, using credit cards, developing a budget and spending plan and how to build your savings to reach your financial goals. Seating is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information, call 452-5609.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach is seeking volunteers for opportunities including: • Special Olympics Basketball: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays, Bayview Senior Center. Coaches are needed for the season. Teams will be 3x3 and 5x5. •Senior citizen help: Elderly and disabled need help with the upkeep of homes through simple household chores and yard work. This can be a one-time commitment or as long as the volunteer chooses. Contact Kimberly Cobb, by phone at 494-7101 or by e-mail at cobbk@nwflaaa.org. For more information, go to www.nwflaaa.org. • Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum: There are numerous opportunities for

all interest such as hosting at the Top of the Tower, taking part in tours, special events and maintenance and grounds upkeep of the quarters. Point of contact is Diane Torchia by phone at 501-9420 or e-mail at volunteers@pensacolalighthouse.org. For more information, go to www.pensacolalighthouse.org. • Manna Food Pantries: A number of positions are available. Volunteers must go through an orientation before they can start work. Contact Volunteer Coordinator Sherry Jones by phone at 432-2053 or by e-mail at sherry@mannafoodpantries.org. For more informaiton, go to www.mannafoodpantries.org. For more information, contact NASP Community Outreach at 452-2532.

Worship schedule The Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel and the Lady of Loreto Chapel are closed for renovations. During renovations, Sunday services are being held at the auditorium at Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Bldg. 633. NAS Pensacola Protestant •Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Sunday School, all ages, 9 a.m. Sunday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium. • Chapel choir, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Women’s Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall Student Lounge, Second Deck. • Bible study (all welcome), 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Bible study, 5 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center. Roman Catholic • Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium. • Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday,

Wednesday and Friday in the All Faiths Chapel. Confessions scheduled 30 minutes before services. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, chapel conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Praise and worship, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday. Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For more information, call 452-2341.


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