Martin Luther King Jr. remembered ...
In observance of the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the NATTC Diversity Committee will be holding an event highlighting King’s “I Have A Dream” speech Jan. 18, at 3 p.m., in the Charles Taylor Hangar (Mega Building). Participants will discuss the speech, events leading up to it and how it ties to the Navy today. Base military and civilians are welcome and encouraged to attend. This year, the MLK Jr. federal holiday will be recognized Jan. 16. The national recurring theme of this holiday is “Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On, Not A Day Off.” It calls upon the American people to engage in public service or volunteer efforts on Jan. 16. Pensacola’s Martin Luther King Jr. Parade will be held downtown Jan. 16 and starts at 11 a.m. For more, see today’s “Life” section.
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Sailor killed in Pearl Harbor attack buried at Barrancas By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer
Rear Adm. Carol Lynch, deputy judge advocate general (reserve affairs and operations) and deputy commander, Naval Legal Service Command, delivers a folded U.S. flag to Jean Bodiford of Greenville, Ala., Jan. 6 during a funeral service with full military honors for her uncle, Water Tender First Class Walter Henry Sollie, at Barrancas National Cemetery onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Sollie died Dec. 7, 1941, when the USS Oklahoma (BB 37) was attacked at Pearl Harbor. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) recently identified his remains through a DNA match with relatives. Photo by Janet Thomas
A long wait is over for the family of Water Tender First Class Walter Henry Sollie, 37, of Atmore, Ala., who was killed Dec. 7, 1941, in the attack on Pearl Harbor. About 50 members of Sollie’s family gathered Jan. 6 at Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) to pay their final respects to the man they knew as “Uncle Henry.” It was cold, dreary day, but retired Navy Cmdr. David Gibson offered a warm welcome at the beginning of the memorial service at the Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel. “It is fitting today that we gather in this place that represent so much of who he was. It represents our Navy and its history and it represents our nation,” the former NASP chaplain said. “Your saga of waiting is about to end.” Gibson also recognized
three Pearl Harbor survivors who were attending the service. Frank Emond, Cass Phillips and Angie Engel received a round of applause.
Water Tender First Class Walter Henry Sollie
Gibson then recounted Sollie’s story. The 18-year Navy veteran was one of 429 USS Oklahoma (BB 37) shipmates killed in the surprise attack, and he was among the 388 who were buried together in Hawaii because they could not be identified. In April 2015, the Deputy Secretary of
Defense directed the disinterment of the USS Oklahoma unknowns in an effort to identify them, and in August 2016 the family got the news that there was a positive DNA match and Sollie’s remains would be returned for burial with full military honors, Gibson said. Gibson said Sollie’s story reminded him of a line from well-known hymn, “Amazing Grace.” “He once was lost, but now he is found,” Gibson said. The family chose to have Sollie buried at Barrancas National Cemetery in order to reunite him with his brother, Fred, who died in 1999 at age 81. Fred, who was aboard the USS Schley (DD 103) at Pearl Harbor and watched as his brother’s ship capsized, is also buried at the national cemetery. He retired as a chief petty officer after 22 years in the See Sollie on page 2
Information warfare training launches CTM ‘A’ school pilot By MC2 Taylor L. Jackson Center for Information Warfare Training Public Affairs
The pilot course for the new cryptologic technician (maintenance) (CTM) “A” school convened Jan. 6 at Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station. The curriculum, developed by the training directorate at Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT), is designed to provide entry-level CTM
personnel with fundamental knowledge and skills in the field of electronics equipment repair. Students receive classroom and hands-on laboratory training on computer, networking, communication and collection systems, as well as test equipment such as hardware, software, operating systems, and peripheral devices. The course integrates relevant training topics from the Apprentice Technical
Training (ATT) course, a prerequisite school for the CTM rating, to eliminate redundancy. The course also incorporates elements of the information systems technician training curriculum. The update is expected to result in a 30 percent decrease in production training time and more closely aligns with the Ready Relevant Learning initiative. The streamlining of the course is expected to save nearly $850,000 an-
Naval Aviation Schools Command wins 2016 health, safety and fitness community service award By Ed Barker Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center (NETPDC) Public Affairs
Seven commands were recognized for community service excellence Dec. 14, as Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced the Health, Safety, and Fitness Flagship awards for calendar year 2016. Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), onboard NAS Pensacola, won their category as having the best HS&F program from a small shore command. The Health, Safety and Fitness Awards are managed by NETC as the flag sponsor, and executed by the Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center (NETPDC). Winners are recognized for having the best overall community service programs teaching and encouraging individuals, especially youth, to lead active lives. “The Navy’s Health, Safety and Fitness Flagship Award program promotes healthy and fit lifestyles
nually. “As with any newly developed course, being able to ‘test drive’ the learning materials with students while validating the course’s length is critical to a successful Navy pilot,” said Danny Campbell, CIWT’s cryptologic functional program lead. “We owe it to the Navy to be not only effective in executing our training but being efficient in utilizing our resources.” See “A” school on page 2
Five things to know about extending your enlistment
through command partnerships with schools and communities,” said Capt. Lee Newton, NETPDC commanding officer. “Every day, thousands of Sailors are out in the community, around the world, helping to educate and set a good example for kids.” NASC was recognized for their wide variety of activities in the community: Engaging and interacting with special-needs persons, feeding the homeless, mentoring community children, assisting those in need, promoting the importance of safety and spreading a sense of goodwill within the community while promoting a positive image of the Navy and Marine Corps. Part of the overall Navy Community Service Program (NCSP), the Health, Safety and Fitness Flagship Awards highlight Navy volunteers who visit schools and neighborhoods to share information and give practical training that focuses on nutrition, hygiene, mental health, disease prevention, leisure
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) – On Jan. 6, the Navy released NavAdmin004/17 that now allows first-term Sailors on sea duty the ability to elect to extend their expiration of active obligated service (EAOS) to complete their sea duty assignment, known as prescribed sea tour (PST). Here are five things you need to know: 1. Why this is important to the Navy. First-term Sailors make up approximately 60 percent of the fleet and about half that percentage separate at the end of their first enlistment. This initiative allows first-term Sailors to match their projected rotation date (PRD) with their EAOS and helps alleviate unnecessary gaps at sea. This is designed to help reduce gaps at sea and support fleet manning that will be created as the large FY13 enlisted
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Members of the Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola Honor Guard carry the remains of Water Tender First Class Walter Henry Sollie as they leave the base’s Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel at the conclusion of his memorial service Jan. 6. Sollie was killed onboard USS Oklahoma (BB 37) Dec. 7, 1941; his remains were identified recently through DNA testing and returned to NAS Pensacola for interment at Barrancas National Cemetery. Photo by Mike O’Connor
Navy, and was a federal civil service employee at NAS Pensacola. Hunter Price, an active duty Coast Guardsman serving on Lake Michigan, escorted Henry’s remains to Pensacola. He is the grandson of Fred’s daughter, Iris Plowman of Kewanna, Ind. Fred’s granddaughter, Misti Hiatt of Winamac, Ind., read excerpts of letters written by Henry in the weeks before his death. They revealed that Henry had fallen in love and was engaged to get married. He had also recently visited with his brother, Fred. They celebrated Thanksgiving together and went to a luau. “As you could hear from his own words, Henry was a simple man who loved his family, his country and the people around him,” Hiatt said. “In each letter you could feel his longing to return home. “Our family would just like to thank everyone who made it possible to finally bring him home,” Hiatt said. Hiatt said Henry’s 85-year-old niece, Jean Bodiford of Greenville, Ala., was the only one at the service who ever got the privilege of meeting Sollie. She was nearly 10 when the family learned that he had been killed. However, family stories passed on by her father and others
kept Henry’s memory alive, Hiatt said. Navy officials who participated in the service included NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Martin and Rear Adm. Carol Lynch, deputy judge advocate general (reserve affairs and operations) and deputy commander, Naval Legal Service Command. Military veterans were also well represented. Members of the Patriot Guard escorted the procession and stood guard during the service. Jack McNair of the Blue Star Salute Foundation of Alabama presented two awards to the family: a commendation of military service signed by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and the Alabama Distinguished Service Medal and certificate. Gibson pointed out that because of the ongoing effort to identify the 387 remaining USS Oklahoma unknowns many more families may soon get to experience the same closure and pride in their loved one that funeral service offered for the Sollie family. “There will be many more of these types of services across our country in the weeks, months and maybe years ahead,” Gibson said. In one of his last letters home, Henry promised to “come sailing back” some day, Gibson said. That promise has finally been fulfilled.
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Students in this pilot course are scheduled to graduate April 11. Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station, as part of the Center for Information Warfare Training, provides a continuum of training to Navy and joint service personnel that prepares them to conduct information warfare across the full spectrum of military operations. Center for Information Warfare Training delivers trained information warfare professionals to the Navy and joint services, enabling optimal performance of information warfare across the full spectrum of military operations. For more news from Center for Information Warfare Training organization, visit http:// www. navy. mil/ local/ cid/, http:// www. netc. navy. mil/ centers/ ciwt/, http://www. facebook. com/ NavyCIWT, or http:// www. twitter.com/ NavyCIWT.
skills development, personal safety, drug demand reduction, sports and recreation. Examples of command-sponsored health, safety and fitness events are Special Olympics, the Great American Smokeout, safety and health fairs, and the President’s Award on Physical Fitness and Sports. According to Rear Adm. Mike White, NETC commander, commands devoting the time to improving health, safety and fitness in the community are sowing the seeds of great rewards. “The commands that participated in the Health Safety and Fitness Flagship Awards program have my sincere appreciation for their commitment and support of our Navy’s Community Service Program,” said White. “The winners are outstanding examples of positive leadership making a significant difference in the quality of lives they touch.” The 2016 Health, Safety and Fitness Flagship Award winners by category are: Shore Command Category: • Small: Naval Aviation Schools Command, Pensacola. • Medium: Navy Medicine Professional Development Center, Bethesda, Md. • Large: Navy Information Operations Command, Honolulu, Hawaii. Overseas Category: • Small: Navy Munitions Command East Asia Division Unit, Guam. Sea Category: • Medium: USS New York (LPD 21). • Large: U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, Port Hueneme, Calif. Honorable mention includes: • Large Shore Command: Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. NCSP consists of five flagship award categories, including the Health, Safety, and Fitness Flagship, Personal Excellence Partnership Flagship, Project Good Neighbor Flagship, Campaign Drug Free Flagship and Environmental Stewardship Flagship. A separate Navy command sponsors and administers each flagship category. In addition to executing the Health, Safety and Fitness Flagship Award, NETPDC provides products and services that enable and enhance education, training, career development and personnel advancement throughout the Navy. Primary elements of the command include the Voluntary Education Department, the Navy Advancement Center and the Resources Management Department. Additional information about the Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center can be found via: https://www.netc.navy.mil/netc/netpdc/Default.htm .
cohort begins to leave sea duty. 2. How this benefits Sailors. First-term Sailors, who elect to extend their enlistments to complete their PST will benefit from additional opportunities to advance and additional opportunities to apply for reenlistment quotas. 3. Eligible Sailors who can apply: • Are first-term, rating-designated Sailors (PACT Sailors are not eligible). • Must have an EAOS before Jan. 31, 2020, and prior the completion of their PST. • Are on Type 2, 3 or 4 Sea Duty as defined in MILPERSMAN 1306-102. • Passed their most recent Physical Fitness Assessment. • Have no performance mark below 3.0, or an advancement recommendation of “progressing” or “significant problems” in the most recent competitive evaluation. • Must be recommended by their CO. • HYT waiver will be favorably endorsed to allow Sailors to complete their prescribed sea tour. • Eligible Sailors do not need an approved C-WAY quota to take advantage of this opportunity. 4. How do Sailors apply? Those eligible Sailors need to submit a NavPers 1306/7 form endorsed by their commanding officer to Navy Personnel Command. Non-nuclear Sailors send their forms to PERS81@navy.mil and nuclear Sailors send theirs to email@example.com both before Feb. 28 to take advantage of this opportunity. 5. What happens next: Sailors’ requests will be approved by either Enlisted Community Management (BUPERS-32) or the Nuclear Program Manager (OPNAV N133). After approval, a members’ servicing personnel office will prepare a Sailors' enlistment extension.
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photo feature designed to draw attention to the rich historical legacy of the base. A photo or photos will be published each week showing an interesting, obscure or historically significant feature of NAS Pensacola (Jan. 13 photo at right). The first person who e-mails Gosport to correctly identify the object and its location will win a $5 coupon good toward food or beverages purchased at the Navy Exchange (NEX) aboard NASP. E-mail your answer to NASPGosport@gmail.com. Winner and answer will be announced on NASP Public Affairs Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NASPPAO and in the following week’s Gosport. The winner of Gosport’s “History in Focus” for the Jan. 6 issue was Trent Hathaway. He correctly identified the photo as “memorabilia at the museum’s Cubi Bar.”
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Family fun: A zombie’s guide to rural Vermont By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist
“I booked three nights in a one-room cabin in Woodstock, Vt., with two queen beds, a fireplace and an air mattress!” my husband Francis bellowed excitedly, after searching for a last-minute excursion for our family during the long holiday break. After two tours in Europe, our three kids were accustomed to these spontaneous trips, otherwise known as “forced family fun.” We found our cabin nestled among the snowy Green Mountains of Vermont, which looked like a Currier and Ives lithograph. Sturdy barns decorated with boughs of fresh pine, stone farmhouses puffing smoke from chimneys, covered bridges over cold mountain streams, and horse-drawn sleighs. We arrived with just enough time to explore the town and bed down for the night. Francis heroically agreed to take the air mattress, which he wedged between the two beds. The room fell silent, except for an occasional whistle of wind coming through the cabin window, cracked to
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counteract heat from the fire’s dying embers. But soon, heavy breathing emanated from Francis’ spot. We all fidgeted with pillows to shield our ears. Ten minutes later, the sound progressed to a low grumble, and within 20 minutes, it was a legitimate snore, growing sharper with each exhale. After 23 years of marriage, I knew that Francis thought snoring was his God-given right, and my wifely duty to endure. If I nudged him gently and whispered, “Hon, roll over, you’re snoring,” he would not be apologetic. He would “tsk” loudly to show his annoyance at being disturbed. But I had to act, knowing grouchy teenagers are far worse than annoyed husbands. I reached down to give the air mattress a jiggle. After a loud snort, the snoring ceased, only to resume in earnest one minute later. This cycle went on for what seemed like hours. I heard the children’s sheets rustling and several exasperated sighs. At one point, someone uttered, “Are you kidding me?” I lost consciousness sometime after midnight, but
About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, was a military spouse for more than 25 years. Her husband recently retired from the Navy. Her syndicated column appears in military and civilian newspapers including Stars and Stripes, and on her blog, www.themeat andpotatoesoflife.com. awoke when I saw Lilly getting out of bed. “Mom, I haven’t slept all night!” she cried in desperation. At that point, I knew I had to keep a constant vigil. Tiptoeing in the dark, I
found a fan in the closet, and despite the winter chill, set it to high to drown out the racket. I laid down, leaving my bare leg dangling from the side of the bed to kick Francis’ mattress as needed. For three hours, I repeatedly swung my chilly foot through the night air to interrupt the snoring. Around 6 a.m., I passed out, before Francis woke us all for the free breakfast at the lodge. “What an awful night,” I complained, slumping out of bed. “Tell me about it,” Francis snapped. “Dad, are you serious?!” Anna choked out, astonished. “What?” Francis huffed, incredulously. Over breakfast, the children gave an hour-by-hour account of our hellish ordeal, in hopes of convincing Francis that he was not the victim. Our youngest, Lilly, dropped the final bombshell, when she produced a series of time-stamped video-selfies she took on her smartphone in the middle of the night. In the recordings, Lilly tried in vain to ignore the obvious snoring in the background. She tossed and
turned, smashed pillows against her ears, and gritted her teeth. Finally, around 3 a.m., she began to cry. Unable to ignore the overwhelming evidence against him, Francis burst out laughing while watching tears drip from Lilly’s nose. Deliriously, we laughed too. That afternoon, while wandering aimlessly through idyllic Woodstock like zombies, we stopped in the general store to get a pharmacist’s advice before enduring a second sleepless night. While he rang up $30 worth of sleep aids, ear plugs, breathing strips and nose spray, he bestowed a little secret: “Oh, and everyone except your husband should drink heavily.” Rather than violate underage drinking laws, we placed Francis’ air mattress halfway inside the cabin closet, and with the pharmacy items, the fan, and our own sheer exhaustion, we slept so soundly, I had sheet marks imbedded in my face until lunchtime the next day. What seemed like a scene from “Dawn of the Living Dead” ended up being so funny, it restored our trip to “forced family fun” status.
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Take a run on improved trail at NASP Corry Station Story, photos by Ens. Dana Voshen NASP Public Affairs
he Navyâ€™s second term Physical Readiness Test (PRT) is
coming to an end, but thatâ€™s no excuse to stop your running routine. Anthony Jackson, a personal trainer and fitness leader at Wenzel Fitness Center at Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Corry Station, has created a way for you to stay in top running shape all year long. He has spent the last year making improvements to a four-mile wilderness running trail at the base. â€œI want to keep our military men and women fit and healthy at all times, teaching them responsible life choices that they will carry with them throughout their careers,â€? Jackson said. Itâ€™s a challenging course, with the surface changing from blacktop, to dense sand, soft sand and even red clay dirt, so as you jog, it creates resistance and is better for the knees, ankles and lower back. â€œThe trail is different from a circle track or treadmill,â€? he said. â€œIt reaches areas of base you wouldnâ€™t normally have the chance to see.â€? Jacksonâ€™s goal was to create a location where troops-in-training could stay motivated about running. Around the path you will find FIT stations, which include pull-up bars, balancing beams, box jumpers and stretching stops. Water coolers are located every half mile, with disposable cone cups and trash cans where you can dispose of the cup after your thirst is quenched. The coolers are filled daily with water and ice and are checked often throughout the day. Around this time last year, the trail was unsafe, unorganized and uneven dirt and black mat track, Jackson said. It was a decade old and was unidentified with random excess trails taking
runners off course and off base where they could potentially get lost. In some areas, light was scarce and vision abilities were limited. Trees obscured the surroundings, making it dangerous to run in the early morning or late evening. Tripping hazards were frequent with uneven terrain and there was no way to signal for help if someone was hurt. â€œWhen we initially started, approximately 15-20 Sailors per day were assigned to us by the command to help in cleaning up the mess,â€? Jackson said. â€œRegal Select Services Incorporated
Anthony Jackson, a personal trainer and fitness leader at Wenzel Fitness Center at Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Corry Station, has spent the last year making improvements to a four-mile wilderness running trail at the base.
(RSSI) was a key aid with the major hauling of all of the rubble and debris assisting in getting the project done a lot faster. â€œNow, two staff members, Mike Kenan and Korey Mitchell, maintain the trail on a daily basis,â€? Jackson said. Jackson estimated that the
Army Staff Sgt. Jacob Meyers runs on the recently upgraded fitness trail at Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Corry Station. The four-mile dirt and asphalt course runs along the perimeter of the installation. New features include mile markers, FIT stations and regular water stations.
total budget for improvements to the trail was $5,000, and he said he worked hard to utilize his budget in a productive manner. â€œThe budget for the trail was incorporated with my yearly budget for the Wenzel Fitness Center,â€? Jackson said. He said he shifted funds from other planned projects because there was a pressing need. The real costs were difficult to estimate, however, because there was a lot of time and manual labor involved. â€œMan-hours have no price tag to them,â€? he said. To start the project, Jackson brainstormed ideas, beginning with what surface material would make the most sense. He decided on a sand soil that had to be specially ordered. â€œItâ€™s safe and easy on the body,â€? he said. â€œIt doesnâ€™t turn muddy in the rain but actually absorbs and drains the water from the bottom. It can be easily raked through to level and clean out the debris.â€? Army Staff Sgt. Jacob Meyers, a frequent runner on the trail before and after the renovations, is pleased with the upgrades. â€œIâ€™m running at a slower pace than I used to on here, but itâ€™s great if itâ€™s wet or itâ€™s dry,â€? Mey-
ers said. â€œWhen itâ€™s wet, it is a dense surface and when itâ€™s dry, itâ€™s like running on the beach and creates great resistance. Itâ€™s just a good running track.â€? Jackson nailed down mile markers and direction signage all around the four-mile track to keep runners from running off course. He had yellow lines painted on the black top areas, as a familiar â€œyellow brick road,â€? to identify the route and keep runners safe from vehicles or other moving objects. He lifted out shrubs and anything obstructing natural light, which allows runners to always have their visual surroundings if needed to signal in times of distress. He filled in tripping hazards and smoothed areas of uneven terrain with small gravel-like pebbles or other natural resources. â€œThis is always an on-going project for my team,â€? he said. â€œIt is a â€˜wildernessâ€™ trail so I do have pest and rodent control come service the area every two months.â€? He assigns someone to clean the sand once a month, and there is always a maintenance man driving around at least once a day to check the water coolers and clean up any trash
in surrounding spaces. Jackson plans for the future include proposing free standing solar lights around the darker areas of the course and emergency call buttons that signal force protection to a specific area in case an emergency occurs. Jackson is a huge advocate of all things fitness, health and happiness. â€œIâ€™m always thinking ahead,â€? he said. â€œWhat if unforeseen circumstances happen on a ship or in the field and a Sailor wasnâ€™t physically fit to carry his battle buddy out of harmâ€™s way? It should never be a â€˜woulda, coulda, shouldaâ€™ situation when an accident occurs.â€? Under the Navyâ€™s PRT policy, an individual will face separation from the service if they fail two PRTs in a three-year period. Jackson wants Corry Station to be a top-of-the-line fitness channel that reaches every demographic from beginners to fitness experts. The gym offers experienced trainers on staff for any type of lifestyle and fitness tips. Ultimately, he envisions an outdoor fitness area and intense obstacle course right outside of the gym. Active-duty service members, retired military, reservists, Fitness Education Program students and anyone from any area or any base is welcome to run the trail, use the gym and outdoor courts. They can talk to trainers and, ultimately, maintain a healthy life, Jackson said. For more information, call 452-6198 or search for Wenzel Fitness Center on Facebook.
The wilderness running trail, shown in yellow, provides a scenic circuit of NASP Corry Station.
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An overflight by an NAS Whiting Field helo yields a panoramic view of NASP’s Forrest Sherman Field during a recent Air Force Career Day. Photo by Ens. Antonio Gemma More
TraWing-5 supports Air Force Career Day By Capt. Meghan O’Rourke 479 FTG PAO
More than 400 excited Air Force Combat Systems Officer students (CSOs) and spouses walked around NAS Pensacola’s Sherman Field ramp just prior to the Thanksgiving break to learn about the aircraft they may one day fly after receiving their CSO wings. At precisely 2 p.m., a helicopter began orbiting over the heads of the students. While the majority of students were confused by the aircraft’s presence over the ramp, a few 479 Flying
Training Group (FTG) instructors were aware that the helicopter was on a planned detour from Training Wing 5 (TraWing-5) out of NAS Whiting Field. Earlier that month, members from the 479 FTG had coordinated with TraWing-5 to request a flyover to capture a few photographs of the Air Force Career Day and the helicopter orbiting overhead was a result of that coordination. Onboard the TH-57, Ens. Antonio Gemma More snapped hundreds of photos of the Sherman Field ramp. More, a student pilot assigned to TraWing-5, is
an aviation photographer on the side and was excited to help out. Col. John Edwards, commander of the 479 FTG, was enthusiastic about the joint venture and praised their hard work and willingness to help out the unit. “The photographs from TraWing-5 came out exactly as we asked,” he said. “We’ll be able to use them for training purposes and for public outreach in the future. We are grateful to have been able to develop and foster a lasting relationship between the Navy and Marine Corps and the Air Force.” Aircraft from 10 different
units traveled to NAS Pensacola for the semi-annual CSO career day. A large portion of the career day is to showcase the aircraft’s capabilities to future CSOs. Included in the fly-in was a RC135, a B-52H, a U-28A, two F-15Es, a B-1B, a MC-12W, an MC-130H, an AC-130J, a C-130 and an EC-130H. After completing pre-requisites, the student CSOs begin the 10-month-long CSO training program. As the majority of students come straight from a commissioning source, the career day is a rare opportunity to walk around different aircraft while
asking the aircrews about mission and quality of life. “Our students must be able to make an educated decision about their future aircraft and the CSO career day allows this opportunity. Our CSOs thrive when they are placed into the correct airframe which enhances the Air Force mission. The operational commanders understand this and I’m grateful for their continued support of our career day,” said Edwards. For more information about the 479th FTG and Undergraduate CSO training, visit www.facebook.com/479FTG.
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Jan. 17 ceremony will honor Vietnam Medal of Honor recipient
NAS Whiting Field to rededicate auditorium From Jay Cope NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs Officer
naval aviator who trained, taught and commanded a squadron in Northwest Florida will have a building named after him at Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. in the baseâ€™s auditorium. The ceremony will rededicate the building as the Cmdr. Clyde E. Lassen Auditorium to honor his courage and service to the nation. The ceremony will also serve as a commemoration of the 50th anniver-
sary of the Vietnam War. Lassen, a Florida native, was the only Navy helicopter pilot to earn the Medal of Honor during Vietnam. Shortly after midnight June 19, 1968, Lassen and his crew were sent in
their UH-2 Seasprite, called Clementine Two, to rescue two aviators who were shot down over North Vietnam. Despite taking heavy fire, flying in a damaged aircraft, and running extremely low on fuel, the team successfully pulled the pilots out on the fifth attempt. It was the first night-time helicopter rescue attempt over Vietnam and earned Lassen the Medal of Honor; Lt. j.g. LeRoy Cook, the Navy Cross; Aviation Electricianâ€™s Mate 2nd Class Bruce Dallas and Aviation Jet Mechanic 3rd Class Don West, the Silver Star. â€œThis rescue was one of the most inspirational stories in helicopter aviation history,â€? Capt.
Todd Bahlau, NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer said. â€œWe are excited to honor a true hero, who also served at NAS Whiting Field.â€? Lassen received his enlisted training at NAS Pensacola before being commissioned. After his time in Vietnam, he also served as an instructor pilot in the local area and ended his career as the Helicopter Training Squadron Eight Commanding Officer at NAS Whiting Field. This will be the second time a building at the installation will be
named for Lassen. Previously, an academic training building was named for him, however, the building was damaged during Hurricane Ivan and had to be demolished. A display case of Lassen memorabilia from that building forms the core of the auditorium lobby. National Naval Aviation Museum Historian Hill Goodspeed will be the featured speaker for the occasion and retired Capt. Dick Navy Catone, a former Training Air Wing Five commodore, will also speak
during the ceremony. The two officers, Catone and Lassen, knew each other when they were in theater together. The auditorium serves as the location where 100 percent of the Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps aviators receive their Wings of Gold designating them as naval aviators. Training Air Wing Five holds winging ceremonies roughly every two weeks and produces more than 600 winged aviators annually. The rededication ceremony is open to persons with authorized base access to include: active-duty and reserve personnel, family members, base civilian personnel and retirees.
CNATRA Shore Sailor of the Year awarded to TraWing-5, HT-8 Sailor By Jamie Link NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs Office
Throughout the course of a career, a Sailor will be asked to wear many hats and learn a wealth of skills along the way. Many will even hold two or three of those titles at any given time. One Sailor, who worked for both Helicopter Training Squadron Eight (HT-8) and Helicopter Training Squadron 18 (HT18), has worn a host of them in 2016. Door gunner, F-18 mechanic, rescue swimmer, NATOPS instructor, search and rescue, coach, college student, mentor, Navy Sailor, triathlete, dad and now Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA) Shore Sailor of the Year. AW1 Christopher â€œCJâ€? Anderson received the honor of CNATRA 2016 Shore
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Sailor of the Year while stationed onboard Naval Air Whiting Field Station (NASWF). Anderson entered the Navy in May 1998 as an aviation structural mechanic and after training, went on to F/A-18 fleet replacement aviation maintenance program training. Anderson completed aviation rescue swimmer school after several deployments and was named â€œhonor manâ€? of his class. His deployments include the USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67), he further deployed to the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), USS Essex (LHD 2) and several other ships. His assignments include; Guam, Norfolk Va., and NAS Whit-
ing Field. His decorations include Navy Achievements (3) and Air Medals â€“ Strike (6). He spends time in the community and volunteered more than 300 hours to the local youth sports programs coaching. He coordinated with NAS Whiting Field MWR to facilitate an archery tournament for service members and families onboard NAS Whiting Field. Despite his busy schedule, he is currently working on a masterâ€™s degree of science in management. â€œPetty Officer Anderson is an exceptional Sailor who represents the very best from Training Air Wing Five,â€? Commodore Training Air Wing Five Capt. Mark Mur-
ray said. â€œHis extraordinary leadership in one of my premier advanced helicopter training squadrons has positively influenced hundreds of United States Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and allied rotary wing pilots who see a role model for the enlisted personnel they will encounter in the fleet. â€œHe demonstrates leadership and managerial ability usually seen only at the chief petty officer level,â€? Murray said. Hard work and dedication do not come close to the description of what is required to hold the title of Sailor of the Year. Selection process for the best of the best includes personal and professional development. Anderson gives thanks and reasons for his success, both his personal and professional entities, to his team mates.
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â€œI give the credit to the team I am part of, and the Sailors that work for me and with me every day,â€? Anderson said. This program has more than 50 years of operation in service to recognize individual Sailors who best represent the ever-growing group of dedicated professional Sailors at each command and ultimately the entire Navy. When initiated, only the Atlantic and Pacific fleet Sailors were recognized, but within 10 years, it stretched to include the shore establishments and the Navy Reserve Sailors. â€œFinally, I can state without reservation, PO1 (NAC/AW) Anderson is a noteworthy leader who will inspire all those around to achieve beyond their expectations,â€? Rear Adm. Dell Bull said.
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NEX planning health and fitness event
You can get a jump start to feeling and looking good in the new year during the “A Better You,” an event scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Navy Exchange Mall, 5600 Highway 98 West. Sports and nutrition experts will help you stay fit with live demonstrations, tastings and much more. For more information, call 458-8811.
Flight Academy scholarship available
Help needed to pick up wreaths Volunteers in possesson of a DoD identification are needed to help remove wreaths at Barrancas National Cemetery tomorrow, Jan 14. Pickup trucks would also be helpful. Volunteers should meet at the administration building on the new cemetery side at 8 a.m. Base access to the general public has not been authorized. More than 12,000 wreaths need to be to removed and project is expected to take two to three hours. Volunteers should wear informal work clothes and work goves are recommended. A broom stick, or similar pole, makes it easier to carry wreaths from graves to side of road. For more information, e-mail email@example.com, call 207-1217 or go to http://barrancaswreaths.com/hot-topics-forwaa-2016.html
The Pensacola Area Chief Petty Officer Association (PACPOA) plans to award its inaugural National Flight Academy (NFA) scholarship for the 2017 season. The scholarship is open to seventh grade to 12th grade family members of all ranks of the military (active-duty, retired and veterans) and first responders from any NAS Pensacola tenant command as well as Naval Hospital Pensacola. NFA information and schedule can be found at www.nationalflightacademy.com/. Requests for an application and completed applications can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is Jan. 31. The PACPOA will not cover any travel costs for applicants who do not live in the Pensacola area, but they are encouraged to apply. Application will be reviewed by board members and the winner will be announced Feb. 5. For more information, e-mail Trent Hathaway at email@example.com.
meet members of the cast. For more information, call Leroy Williams at 2935345.
Writers welcome at open mic event
Suicide intervention training available
The West Florida Literary Federation (WFLF) presents a free open mic event each month for writers to share original prose and poetry. The next open mic event is scheduled for Jan. 17 at the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 South Jefferson St., Room 201. The guest speaker will Charlie Davis. His latest memoir, “Growing Up in Pensacola II,” focuses on people who have made Pensacola great. The gathering will begin at 6:30 p.m. The program will begin at 7 p.m. For more information, call 723-2112 or go to www.wflf.org.
An Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Workshop is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 at the J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg. 634, NAS Pensacola. The workshop is for anyone who wants to feel more competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. It is open to active-duty, DoD and civilian employees. Advance registration required. Participation in the full two days is required. For more information, call 452-2341, ext. 5, or e-mail CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marines can register for career seminar
A marriage enrichment workshop is scheduled for Feb. 10-12 at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Ala. The workshop is being presented by the Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast. Topics include love languages, personality types, communication skills, problem solving and goal setting. All legally married active-duty service members and their spouses are eligible to attend. All expenses are paid, but participants are required to provide their own transportation and child care is not provided. Registration deadline is Jan. 27. For more information or to register, contact the NAS Pensacola Chapel at 452-2093 or e-mail tony. email@example.com.
Registration is now open for the Staff Non-Commissioned Officer (SNCO) Career Course Seminar (CCS), class 2-17. Marines must complete the seminar to be eligible for promotion to the gunnery sergeant rank. Deadline to apply is Jan. 20. The class dates are Feb. 6 to May 19. Registration includes the submission of the student’s command screening checklist and enrollment forms (NAVMC 11580 and the AY17 Student Info Form). Students also are required to have the EPME6000 non-resident course completed. For more information, contact the Pensacola Region PME Office by phone at 452-9460, ext. 3135, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
School to hold open house Jan. 29
St. John Catholic School, 325 South Navy Blvd., has scheduled an open house event for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 29. Teachers, parents, and students will be give tours of the PreK-3 through 8th grade campus, and discussing the 2017-18 school year. If you are unable to attend the open house, you can schedule an appointment at another time for a tour. For more information, call 456-5218 or go to www.stjohnpensacola.com.
Dates announced for Senior Follies The theme for the 20th annual Pensacola Seniors Follies will be Seniors X 20. The song-and-dance comedy review is scheduled for Feb. 10-12 at WSRE-TV Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio. Performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 10 and 2 p.m. Feb. 11 and Feb. 12. Proceeds will go to support various senior programs in the community. Tickets can be purchased at Bayview Senior Center and West Escambia Senior Center. Ticket information is available by calling 453-3016 or 417-7736.
NEX Mini Mart now has RV supplies The Navy Exchange Mini Mart Auto Care Center is now offering RV supplies for long-term visitors. Supplies are available to serve water and sanitation needs including, but not limited to, exterior wash products, awning stabilizers, wheel chocks and refrigerator bars, special biodegradable toilet paper and tank levelers. The center is in Bldg. 470 on West Avenue aboard NAS Pensacola. For more information call 458-3356.
PCARA to present gospel production PCARA Productions will be presenting gospel stage play, “If Walls Could Talk” at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Pensacola High School Auditorium. PCARA Productions is offering a Christmas Special from noon to 3 p.m. tomorrow, Dec. 17, at the LifeWay Christian Store, 1654 Airport Blvd. Buy one ticket and get on ticket and DVD free. You can also
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Rock N Fly run to take place March 18
The second annual Blue Angels Rock N Fly Hippie Tour half marathon (13.1 miles) and 5K (3.1 miles) is scheduled for March 18 aboard NAS Pensacola. Both races are scheduled to start at 8:10 a.m. at the corners of Radford Road and Fred Bauer Boulevard in front of Starbucks. Gates will open at 6 a.m. The race is limited to 3,000 participants, and the theme for this year’s race is the Soul Train Tour. Proceeds from the event will go to support Navy Marine Corps Relief Society and 2017 Navy Ball. To register or volunteer, go to www.runrock nfly.com.
Japanese New Year celebration Jan. 21
The Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida will welcome the Japanese New Year, the year of the Fire Rooster, with a celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 21. at the Wright Place, 80 East Wright St. The event will feature Japanese food, dance and cultural demonstrations. Admission is $8 per person ($4 for JAS members) and $6 for students with ID. For details, go to www.jasnwfl.org.
Diabetes prevention class offered Registration is open for the next session of the National Diabetes Prevention Program being offered by the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County. The first class will be 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County Milton office, 5527 Stewart St. The registration fee is $25 and includes classes led by a trained lifestyle coach, lab tests and a workbook. Participants may be referred by a primary care provider or self-refer by contacting Susan Howell at (850) 564-2263 or Ashlee Turner at (850) 564-2304 to register. Led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), classes meet once a week for 16 weeks, then once a month for six months to maintain
healthy lifestyle changes. The program’s group setting provides a supportive environment with people who are facing similar challenges and trying to make the same changes. Together, participants celebrate their successes and find ways to overcome obstacles. To learn more, go to http://santarosa.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/wellness-programs/healthy-lifestyles-tookit/index.html.
Retired Activities Office needs help Do you have four to six hours free a week? The Navy’s Retired Activities Office, located in the Fleet and Family Support Center, Bldg. 625, is looking for military retirees/survivors to staff its office. Duties include; casualty reporting, assisting survivors in obtaining benefits, and answering general questions concerning retirement benefits. The position requires a desire to assist your fellow retirees and survivors, and an administrative background with knowledge of computer programs such as MS Outlook, Word, etc. For more information, call 4525622 or e-mail email@example.com.
Lifeguard tryout to take place at UWF Pensacola Beach Lifeguards have scheduled a tryout event. The tryouts will take place at 7 a.m. Jan. 28 at the University of West Florida Aquatic Center, located at 11000 University Parkway, Bldg. 72. Position requirements for employment include the following: • Able to swim 600 yards in a pool in 10 minutes or less. • Able to run 1.5 miles on a track in 12 minutes or less. • Be at least 16 years old. • Possess a valid driver’s license. • American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification is preferred. Applicants are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes early and to bring all relevant certifications to the tryout event. Attending and passing a tryout is required to be considered for employment. For more information, contact Senior Lifeguard Alexander Johnson by phone at 503-1799 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan. 20 Arbor Day event announced The City of Pensacola will celebrate Arbor Day at 10 a.m. Jan. 20 at Camelot Park, 7705 Gallahad Road, with a tree planting, proclamation reading and tree giveaway. A limited number of live oaks, sweet gum, and red maple trees will be available for residents to take home and plant. Information will be provided with each tree on the proper care and maintenance of the species. Pensacola was recently named a Tree City USA for the 26th year in a row by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. For more information, call 436-5670.
Donate parade beads to Arc Gateway You can take your leftover beads to one of several Arc Gateway bead collection sites throughout the Pensacola and Gulf Breeze areas. By collecting and selling bundles of beads, The Arc Gateway is supporting the efforts to recycle and reuse materials. The bead project also generates revenues that help to sustain programs that provide vocational training and job opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Donation boxes are located at: • The Arc Gateway Administration Office, 3932 North 10th Ave. • Pollak Industries, 2313 Truman Ave. • Evermans Foods, 315 West Garden Street. • Head Hunter Hair Styling, 205 South Baylen St. • St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 3200 North 12th Ave. • Beach Community Bank, 60 Northcliffe Drive, Gulf Breeze. • Pen Air Federal Credit Union, 3591 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze. For more information, call 434-2638 or go to www.arc-gateway.org.
Volunteers can help with homeless The EscaRosa Coalition on the Homeless needs volunteers for two upcoming events. The Point In Time Count is scheduled for Jan. 25 and the U-Count Homeless Resource Day is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 26 Salvation Army, 1501 North Q. St. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and they must complete a registration form and home harmless agreement. Training will be provided. Volunteers need to complete a registration release form and return it by e-mail scan. For the Point in time count send completed forms to Dianna.Moore@ecoh.org or by fax to 436-4656. For the U-Count Homeless Resource Day send completed forms to Serene.Keiek@ecoh.org or fax to 436-4656. For more information, http://ecoh.org/.
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This Jan. 16, Americans celebrate the achievements of
Quotations carved in stone from the MLK Memorial “Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.” – Strength to Love, 1963. “If we are to have peace on earth, our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional. Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.” – Christmas sermon, Atlanta, Ga., 1967. “Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope.” – From the “I Have A Dream” speech in Washington, D.C., Aug. 28, 1963. “We shall overcome because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” – Washington National Cathedral, March 31, 1968. “Make a career of humanity. Commit yourself to the noble struggle for equal rights. You will make a better person of yourself, a greater nation of your country, and a finer world to live in.” – March for Integrated Schools, April 18, 1959. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Letter from Birmingham, Ala., jail, April 16, 1963. “True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice.” – Stride Toward Freedom, 1958.
Civil rights giant fought for principles with universal applicability By Michael Jay Friedman http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov
mericans on each third Monday of January honor the life and achievements of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968), the 1964 Nobel Peace laureate and the individual most associated with the triumphs of the African-American civil rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s. As a political organizer, supremely skilled orator and advocate of nonviolent protest, King was pivotal in persuading his fellow Americans to end the legal segregation that prevailed throughout the South and parts of other regions, and in sparking support for the civil rights legislation that established the legal framework for racial equality in the United States. The occasion is a federal holiday. In 2017, it falls on Jan. 16. King was among those champions of justice whose influence transcended national boundaries. A student of the philosophy and principles of nonviolence enunciated by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948), King in 1959 traveled to India, where he studied further the legacy of the man his widow, Coretta Scott King, later would call his “political mentor.” Son of the prominent Atlanta pastor Martin Luther King Sr., King at the age of 26 completed a doctorate in theology at Boston University. In 1954, while completing his dissertation, King accepted the pastorate at the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Ala. It was in Montgomery the following year that Rosa Parks, an African-American seamstress, was jailed for refusing to give up her seat on a segregated municipal bus to a white passenger. The incident sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, in which the city’s African-Americans refused to patronize its segregated bus system. King led the organization directing the boycott and became the movement’s public face, appealing to white Americans’ spirit of brotherhood. When the federal courts, following the reasoning of the Supreme Court’s
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During the early 1960s, King and the SCLC initiated a number of peaceful protests against segregated institutions. In May 1963, Birmingham, Ala., Police Commissioner Eugene “Bull” Connor unleashed police dogs and highpressure fire hoses against peaceful demonstrators, many of them schoolchildren. The images horrified the nation. King was arrested
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (center) at the Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C., Aug. 28, 1963. From U.S. Information Agency, Press and Publications Service
hoped to change public opinion and to complement the legal challenges to segregation pursued by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). King was a dynamic force within the SCLC, emerging as its leading fund-raiser and as a skillful political tactician who successfully forged alliances with sympathetic Northern whites. In 1959, King traveled to India, where he met with followers of Gandhi and further refined his thought on nonviolent social protest.
during these demonstrations and from his jail cell produced “Letter from Birmingham City Jail,” in which he argued that one who breaks an unjust law to arouse the consciousness of his community “is in reality expressing the highest respect for law,” provided he acts “openly, lovingly and with a willingness to accept the penalty.” That August, African-American leaders organized the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Before an estimated quarter-million civil rights supporters gathered at the
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Lincoln Memorial in Washington, King offered one of the most powerful orations in American history. Generations of schoolchildren have learned by heart lines from the “I Have a Dream” speech, in which King prayed for the day when people would “not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” The images from Birmingham and Washington helped crystallize support for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson July 2, 1964. In 1965, the violent Selma, Ala., police response to a voting rights march sparked a similar surge in support for King, the civil rights movement and for legislation guaranteeing the right of political participation. Consequently, the Voting Rights Act became law Aug. 6, 1965. With the passage of these civil rights laws, King continued to employ his strategy of nonviolent social protest even as some younger leaders at times argued for more radical means. King also broadened his agenda to encompass efforts to focus attention on African-American poverty. King was in Memphis, Tenn., in support of striking black garbage workers when, on April 4, 1968, an assassin’s bullet cut him down at the age of 39. Americans honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with a national holiday celebrated on the third Monday of each January, and by a national monument, constructed in sight of the Lincoln Memorial, where King inspired Americans with his dreams of racial justice and equality. Countless individuals and organizations, including The King Center in Atlanta, carry on his work.
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IW instructors recognized for training excellence From Center for Information Warfare Training Public Affairs
hree Sailors from the Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT) domain were among those recently recognized by Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) during the 2016 Sailor and Instructors of the Year ceremony. PO1 Scott G. Searcy was selected as the Mid-grade Instructor of the Year (IoY). PO1 Kayshonda London was a finalist for Sailor of the Year (SoY), and CWO3 Dane A. Beichter was the runner-up finalist for Officer Instructor of the Year (IoY). The NETC Sailor of the Year and IoY programs recognize Sailors throughout the NETC domain who exhibit sustained superior performance, leadership, mentorship, knowledge and teaching of military history and heritage, self-improvement, command and community involvement and exemplary military bearing among other attributes. Each Sailor was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal. Rear Adm. Mike White, NETC commander, praised the SoY, four IoYs and the finalists for their roles in shaping the Navy’s future force and for their contributions to the training and education mission at a ceremony in the National Naval Aviation Museum at Naval Air Station Pensacola. “You have stood out amongst
your peers and been selected as top military instructors in the Navy,” said White. “You are leaders not only in our domain but throughout the Navy.” Searcy is assigned to Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station, Pensacola. Throughout the year, Searcy served as an instructor for the AN/SLQ-32(V)6 Maintenance course, providing more than 1,700 hours of advanced technical instruction on the integrated shipboard combat system that delivers a full suite of electronic warfare capabilities. “When I was a student, I remember the influence that my instructors had on my life and career,” said Searcy. “I enjoy my job and wanted to give the knowledge gained from experience from the fleet.” Following instructor duty, Searcy expects to apply what he has learned as he progresses through his career. “From this tour I am going to the fleet as a well-rounded Sailor,” said Searcy. “Being at sea is a hard life, and from it you learn how to do your job and do
Rear Adm. Michael White, commander, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), presents a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal to PO1 Scott G. Searcy of Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station during the 2016 NETC Sailor and Instructor of the Year awards ceremony. Searcy was named midgrade Instructor of the Year during the ceremony. Photo by Carla M. McCarthy
it well. Instructor duty lets you put the rest of the pieces together to make you a Sailor the Navy is looking for.” Searcy also serves as IWTC Corry Station’s assistant anti-terrorism officer. He coordinated a base-wide active shooter exercise for 2,254 staff and students and conducted anti-terrorism training for 1,922 personnel. London is assigned to CIWT Detachment Fort Gordon, Ga., as an instructor, course supervisor, and curriculum developer for the Satellite Communications Operator course. “I wanted to go to a training command to give back to the
Navy,” said London, who has served in the Navy for 10 years as an information warfare Sailor, specializing in information technology. “As a young Sailor, one of my best experiences was when I was in “A” school.” “A” schools are the Navy’s apprentice-level training after recruit training and prepares Sailors for their initial service. “My instructor impacted my life in such a positive way, and I wanted to do the same,” said London. “I take pride in knowing that the Sailors I teach and mentor will go to the fleet and share that same knowledge with others.”
This year, she led a team of 12 instructors to deliver 7,312 hours of technical instruction to 121 Army and Navy students. In addition to her instructor duties, London also acts as a member of the detachment’s command assessment team, the assistant command fitness leader, information assurance network officer, and the command sexual assault prevention and response coordinator. Beichter is assigned to Information Warfare Training Command, Virginia Beach, Va. He serves as the course curriculum model manager for the Surface Electronic Warfare Officer (EWO) course. He invested more than 790 hours into the modernization effort for the EWO course, developing content for seven modules and 26 lessons for the 80-hour course. During the past year, he led 33 instructors at sites throughout the CIWT domain and delivered 200 hours of instruction to 159 students across five courses. Center for Information Warfare Training delivers trained information warfare professionals to the Navy and joint services, enabling optimal performance of information warfare across the full spectrum of military operations. For more news from Center for Information Warfare Training organization, visit http:// www. navy. mil/ local/ cid/, http:// www. netc. navy. mil/ centers/CIWT/, or http://www.facebook.com/ NavyCIWT.
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Commissary offers scholarships for military children From Defense Commissary Agency
ORT LEE, Va. – Now entering its 17th year, the Scholarships for Military Children Program was created to recognize the “contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community,” according to the mission statement on the militaryscholar.org website. At least one scholarship worth $2,000 will be awarded at every commissary location where qualified applications are received, and additional recipients will be selected based on a prorated basis. A total of 700 scholarship grants will be awarded for the 2017-2018 school year. Fisher House Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps service members and their families, adminis-
ters the program. Scholarship managers, a national, nonprofit, scholarmanagement services ship organization, manages and awards the scholarships. “Every year, we continue to be impressed by the caliber of military children who submit applications. The students who are selected to receive scholarship grants are truly ‘the best of the best’,” said Jim Weiskopf,
House Fisher Foundation vice president. To qualify for consideration, applicants must be a dependent, unmarried child, younger than 21 – or 23, if enrolled as a full-time student at a college or university – of a service member on active duty, a reserve or guard member, retiree or survivor of a military member who died while on active duty, or a survivor of a retiree. Applications must be hand-delivered or shipped via the U.S. Postal Service or other delivery methods to the commissary where the applicant’s family normally shops by close of
business Feb. 12. Applications cannot be e-mailed or faxed. Applicants should ensure that they and their sponsor are enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System database and have a military ID card. The applicant must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university, full time, in the fall of 2017 or be enrolled in studies designed to transfer to a four-year program. In the past 16 years of its existence, the program has awarded more than $15 million in scholarships to more than 9,000 students. For more information, go to www.militaryscholar.org. You can also call scholarship managers at (856) 616-9311 or e-mail them at militaryscholar@scholarship managers.com.
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Morale, Welfare and Recreation 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 go to the MWR website at www.navymwrpensacola.com.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra will be on stage Jan. 17 at the National Naval Aviation Museum.
From the National Naval Aviation Museum
The National Naval Aviation Museum aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola is planning to keep visitors entertained with two special events in January. • Swing hits: The Glenn Miller Orchestra is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Jan. 17 in the Blue Angels Atrium. Concertgoers also will be able to enjoy dinner at the authentic Cubi Bar Café, which will remain open from 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. for a special dinner menu and cash bar. The Glenn Miller Orchestra is one of the most sought after big bands in the world. The 19member orchestra plays many of the original arrangements of legendary Glenn Miller such as “Tuxedo Junction,” “In the
Mood” and “Moonlight Serenade,” as well as modern bigband style selections. The entire repertoire exceeds 1,700 compositions allowing the orchestra to remain popular with music enthusiasts. The current Glenn Miller Orchestra has been touring consistently since its founding in 1956, playing an average of 300 live dates each year, all around the world. The Glenn Miller Orchestra has been led by music director and vocalist Nick Hilscher since January 2012. Hilscher, who began his professional career in the 1990s as a teenager, has been featured on several albums with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, including “On The Air” and “Steppin’ Out.” Admission tickets are $30 per person or $25 for foundation members. Group rates are
also available at $25 per person for 25 people or more. Tickets are available at the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation office or by calling 453-2389. • Snowbird Fly-in: Winter visitors are invited to enjoy special offers on museum attractions and receive information from local organizations from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Jan. 24 in the Blue Angels Atrium. Visitors will get a chance to interact with exhibitors from the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, Santa Rosa Island Authority, Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum, Naval Hospital Pensacola and Gulf Islands National Seashore. For more information on events at the National Naval Aviation Museum, go to www.navalaviationmuseum. org/events/upcoming.
At the movies
• Date night child care: 5 p.m. to midnight today, Jan. 13, at Corry Station Child Development Center, Bldg. 4419. For parents who are looking for a night out without the children. For pricing information and reservations, 453-6310. • Rid the World of Fad Diets Day: Jan. 17 at Radford • Travel Expo: 10 Fitness Center, a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23 Bldg. 4143. Fad at the Mustin Beach diets don’t work, Club. MWR Informalearn the facts tion, Tickets and from experts. TrainTravel office will host ers available. For the event. Browse more information, through a variety of call 452-9845. travel and recreational • Splash ‘n’ destinations from Dash: 5 p.m. to 6 across the Southeast. p.m. Jan. 19 at Free admission, and NASP Indoor Pool, opportunities to win Bldg. 3828. Open prizes. For more inforto all ages. For mation, call 452-6362. more information, call 452-9429. • Pensacola Navy Youth Sports Basketball: Registration continues through Jan. 20 at the Corry Station Youth Center (Bldg 4118). Open to children ages 4 to 14 of active duty, reserve, retired and DoD or contractors. This is an opportunity to teach your children teamwork and sportsmanship in a fun, safe environment. Cost is $50 per child and covers uniform and trophy. Coaches and assistants are always needed. For more information, call 453-3490. • Group Exercise Extravaganza: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Jan. 21 at Radford Fitness Center, Bldg. 4143. More than 20 classes in three hours. Sample the classes and meet the instructors. Open to all eligible MWR patrons. For more information, call 452-9845. • Tower of Power Water Slide: Noon to 5 p.m. Jan. 21 and noon to 2 p.m. Jan. 22 at the indoor pool, Bldg. 3828. Climb the inflatable mountain water slide. There also will be water basketball and rolling logs. Normal aquatic fees apply. For more information, call 452-9429. • Water Polo Tournament: Begins Jan. 26 at the indoor pool, Bldg. 2328. Bring a team or join a team. Practice and coaching every Monday and pick-up games on Thursday for six weeks. Normal aquatic fees apply. For more information, call 452-9429. • Good reading: The NASP Library, 250 Chambers Ave., Bldg. 634, has an extensive selection of books, periodicals and newspapers. Computers with Internet access are available for use in the library. Wireless access and quiet study areas are also available. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Closed on federal holidays. For more information, call 452-4362.
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (2D), PG-13, 8 p.m.; “Collateral Beauty,” PG-13, 6 p.m.; “Office Christmas Party,” R, 8:30 p.m.
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (3D), PG-13, noon; “XXX: Return of Xander Cage,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m. (free admission) ; “Moana” (2D), PG, 11 a.m.; “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (2D), PG-13, 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.; “Office Christmas Party,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (3D), PG-13, 1 p.m.; “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (2D), PG-13, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.; “Collateral Beauty,” PG-13, noon; “Moana” (2D), PG, 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.; “Allied,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“Moana” (2D), PG, 2 p.m.; “Collateral Beauty,” PG-13, 4:30 p.m.; “Office Christmas Party,” R, 7 p.m.; “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (2D), PG-13, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
“Moana” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (3D), PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Office Christmas Party,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “Nocturnal Animals,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“Moana” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (2D), PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Collateral Beauty,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Allied,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“Moana” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Manchester by the Sea,” R, 7 p.m.; “Office Christmas Party,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (2D), PG-13, 7:20 p.m.
Liberty program events at NAS Pensacola and Corry Station target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. 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 http://naspensacola-mwr.com.
COST Regular: $4 adults, $2 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
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Fleet and Family Support Center
If you are a victim of sexual assault, it is not your fault. Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away: The SafeHelpline provides live, one-on-one crisis support and information by trained staff. Call: (877) 995-5247; click: www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247, CONUS; (202) 470-5546, OCONUS (may be extra charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to non-intimate partner adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services, safety interventions and/or transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim may report to his/her chain-ofcommand, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR VA, SARC, or others. NCIS shall be notified by the CO and/or the VA/SARC in unrestricted cases to begin investigation. Investigation results are provided to the offender’s CO for appropriate action/disposition. Restricted reporting allows a victim to have a confidential report, which does not trigger command or law enforcement notification and the victim may have a SAPR VA and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim may disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care professional and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 Victim Advocate, call 449-9231/2. For the Civilian Victim Advocate, call 293-4561. To contact the duty SARC, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.
Regular services NAS Pensacola Protestant • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Chapel choir, meets following the 10:15 a.m. Sunday service at All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge. • Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center. Roman Catholic • Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the Our Lady of Loreto Chapel. • Confessions: 30 minutes before services. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Meeting: 6 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Thursday, J.B. McKamey Center. For information, call 452-2341. NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, fellowship hall vice conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, choir room vice sanctuary.
• Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Contemporary worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by fellowship at 7:30 p.m. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Latter Day Saints • Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For information, call 452-6376. NAS Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. Friday. Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For information, call 623-7212. More services Jewish • B’nai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., services 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 433-7311. • Temple Beth El, 800 North Palafox St., services 7 p.m. Friday (6 p.m. first Friday of each month). For information, call 438-3321 or go to http://templebethelof pensacola.org. Seventh-day Adventist • Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1080 North Blue Angel Parkway, Bible study, 9:30 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 453-3442.
The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Anger Control: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Jan. 18 and Jan. 25 ( you must attend both sessions). Do you get angry at the simplest things? Learn control your anger before it controls you. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • What Kind of Car Can I Afford?: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Jan. 18. If you are looking to buy a new or used car, let FFSC assist you. Get tips on how to go about buying a vehicle. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • First Time Parents Class: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 27. Parenting tips that every new or beginner parent needs to know. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • TRICARE Benefits for Ac-
tive Duty: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 19. For more information or to make reservations, call 4525609. • VA E-benefits Workshop: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 31. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • Base Tour: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Feb. 1. First Wednesday of month. Learn how to get around base while learning interesting facts. For more information, call 452-5609. • Couponing Basics: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 17. Learn how to save money and stretch your budget further. During this class you will learn where to find coupons and how to use them, how to use coupon websites, how to organize you coupons and how to earn money. No child care provided. For more information or to register, call 452-5990.
Community Outreach If you are interested in participating in volunteer activities, contact the NASP Community Outreach office. • Junior Achievement: Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida needs volunteers for the 2016-2017 school year. The organization educates young peo-
ple about business, economics and free enterprise. For more information, go to www.janwfl.org. The outreach office keeps track of volunteer hours. Report your volunteer work to get due recognition. For information, call 452-2532 or e-mail nasp_ comm_outreach@Navy.mil.
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Announcements Announcements Sandy’s Good Times Dance. Friday nights blast from oldies. Saturday nights good times. Each night $10. 8-11pm. Doors open 7:45pm. 1707 West Fairfield Dr. 850-458-1979. pensacoladanceclub.com. Buying Comics & Sports Cards. Check out our collectible store at 3103 West Michigan Ave. Call Florida C’s at 850-637-1989 Video Games & Systems. Playstation, Xbox, Wii, Gamecube & More! Check out our collectibe store at 3103 West Michigan Ave. Call Florida C’s at 850-637-1989 2 Cemetery Lots, Rose Lawn Cemetery. Best location under shade of large oak. Farthest from street, easy access. $1200 each (priced below market value). 850-292-1035. Articlesfor forSale Sale Articles
Offshore fishing. Penn International 20 reel on Penn International rod. Plus two Penn 114H reels with rods. $225 for all or will separate. 497-1167.
Crossbow. Ten Point with factory scope and quiver. Also six carbon bolts. Retail $700, sell for $250. 417- Crimson Trace 1694. laser grip for Ruger Super Selma B-Flat Redhawk .44 Clarinet. One year magnum. This old. Asking $150, is new in box. call 698-1752. $150.00 or best offer. Call David Model 94 @ (850) 484Winchester, $750. 8998 6 cubicft. wheel barrow $10. 22” S a m s u n g lawnmower w/ KS9000 SUHD large rear wheels HDR 65” TV. and bagger, $120. New 2016, 3 yr Aluminum scuba ext warranty. tank, $100. 944- Samsung BluRay 5763. included. New $3950, ask $1550. 42” Vizio TV, 251-424-7302. yours for $80 (be- Lillian, Al. Cash cause I upgraded please. and don’t have space). 850-458- Home Theater, 6202. Denon1200 Watt 7-2 Amp, Ping Pong table, 8 Klipsch spkrs: paddles, etc., 2 tower & 2 sur$125. Weight round, 2 Dolby bench, 300lbs Atmos, ctr & of professional bass spkrs, 6 disk weights, 45lb Onkyo CD. Ask bench bar, straight $1450. 251-424bar, curl bar, 7302 weight tree $300 for all. 703- Trek 5.9 Madone 927-5754. SL 54 cm road bike with accessoFree Single bed, ries (shoes, pump, white frame, mat- extra tubes). $750. tress, and box Call 450-1313 afspring. You pick ter 1700. up on base NASP. Contact by email Ladies Navy l i l 0 0 1 x @ m s n . peacoat. Mint com condition. 14 regular. $75. 850HP Computer 458-2858. = Pavilion Elite bundle includes: 4 flight suits. 2 processor, key- green suits, 36 F. 2 board, monitor. tan Desert Storm basic software suits, 36 F. 850and manual. $300 458-2858. all. Call (850)9836555. Bowflex Tread Climber TC20, Floor Speakers Mat and Books & Receiver - Pio- included. Like neer speakers & new. $2200, reaSony Receiver. sonable offers Excellent condi- considered. 850tion. $275 all. Call 206-4733. (850)983-6555.
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2015 Sea Hunt 211 Ultra. 150 HP Yamaha with only 53 hours. RayMarine a98, ICOM vhf, trim tabs, tilt steering, tandem 1997 Ford trailer. $50,000. Crown Victoria. 703-927-5754. Good condition. RealESTATE Estate Asking $1500. REAL 850-221-4399. Vacation House 2016 Nissan Rental. MiliAltima/1 owner-6 t a r y / F a m i l i e s . mos/autom/jade 4 B R / 2 . 5 B A , b r o w n / c l e a n / sleeps 8. On wacharcoal interior/ ter, near NAS Pics avail/backup Pensacola. Rents camera/tinted/ daily, weekly, Must sell quickly/ monthly. http:// $20,000.850-629- w w w . v r b o . 8848 com/4016771ha. 2006 Nissan 350Z Touring Coupe 27.500 actual miles Red with grey leather interior. Garage kept excellent condition. Call 850-455-6686 or 850-261-0111 Lexus 2011 RX350. Gold SUV 67,000 M. $24,000 call. 860393-3438. Restored 1972 mustang convertible $15,500 beautiful! Call 850-393-3438. 2003 Dodge Ram 1500, Hemi engine, 214,000mi. Hunter-green w/ black-leather interior, infinity sound system. Single owner, excellent condition. Your mechanic can check before sale. $4,500. 850418-2109. 2003 Dodge Neon SXT. Great gas saver; odometer 108,000; great condition; tires almost new; A/C cold; nice stereo CD player. Asking $1800.850417-5103. Motorcycles Motorcycles Honda Shadow Sabre. VT1100CS 2003. Good condition. 6,750 miles. $3,750, OBO. (850) 5543895 or (850) 292-6387.
2BR/2BA. 1275 Mahogany Mill Rd. No app fee for military + movein specials. 5mi. NAS. $735/month. 850-912-6135.
3BR/2BA. Furnished. 1700sqft. By lake, excellent area between NAS and Whiting Field. 5800 Dunbar Circle. Moors Golf and racket Club Subdivision. $1,050/month. (850)554-3895 or (850)292-6387.
Room for rent. Fully furnished. Wifi. Washer/ dryer kitchen access. On Perdido bay. Great views. Off street parking. Close to Corry/NAS. 850.455.7990.
3BR/2BA heart of PENS brick home with garage for rent. 15 mins to airport, hospitals, malls. Newly renovated Quiet Safe. $1100 mo Cheryl 732-239-1956
Roommate to share 2BR/2BA Condo Gulf Breeze/Pens Bch. Nonsmoker. No children or pets. $600/monthly. Waterview/garage. 850-7480074.
For rent: Furnished one bedroom cottage w/washer and dryer $550.00 per month/$550.00 deposit. (850)4776063. 3BR/1.5BA. Located in Northeast Pensacola. Potential 4th bedroom. $995/ mo. https://drive. google.com/ drive/folders/0By9NhuKqfziandm VEQtQ3J EcEE
2 BR/2.5BA Furnished Townhouse for rent. Garage, w a s h e r / d r y e r, excellent NE PNS location between 311 Chaseville NAS and Whiting 2BR townhouse. Perdido St. 2BR/1BA. Field. $1000/mo. 13574 Key. $1360 Cent.H/A. First/ 850-516-6555. month all last month’s r e n t + d e p o s i t . 3/2, Cordova Park included. Cable, NAS/Corry 2mi. home. Located wifi, flat screens convenient t h r o u g h o u t . Credit report/refer- in ence required. 1yr. area near good Available month Mall, to month thru lease. Workshop, schools, Air- May. Possibly patio, screened Hospital, porch, deck, port, and College. longer. (850)554fenced-in yard. $ 1 2 9 5 / m o n t h . 0726 Olga. $750/month. Avail. Steve @850-572Jan.1. 850-492- 9191. Leave your 7852, 850-206- ph# or email. 2367.
Brick home, 2005, 4/2 Millview Estates, 3572 total sf, minutes from NAS back gate, custom home on premium lot, turn key ready, asking $230,000. call Mike 850-281Carlton Palms. 8660. 1BR efficiency farm apt. Indoor/out- Horse door pools. Rent w/lighted riding $900 includes arena 4.9 acres. all utilities. Free Renovated. 2/2 home. parking. Walk- mobile ing distance to all Elberta, AL. 850downtown offers. 455-5031. Info/ pics. $167,000. 850-324-5548. 3br/2ba. 1315 sqft. Brookside off 9th Ave. Close to schools, mall, hospitals. $925/ mo+deposit. Avail Feb. Contact Cindi 850-304-5673. For Sale 3BR/2BA. 1,900+sqft. Arbor Ridge Circle, Lillian, AL. Less than 20min. NAS. $179,900. Chris @850-382-0009.
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4br/2ba home with pool in Chandelle Lakes subdivision. New carpet $215,000. Pool needs liner. 850-207-7875. Gulf Breeze Brick Home 4/2. Fenced yard, 2-car garage, beautiful Porcelain Tile, hardwood floors, Granite counters, SS Appliances, 10ft-ceilings w/ gorgeous crown molding+more! Must see! $335,000. Gail@380-1193.
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