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Excellence award caps stellar year for NAS Pensacola By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

It looks like 2015 could be another excellent year for Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP). Being named the best large shore Navy installation in the world caps off a stellar year for the base, which celebrated its 100year anniversary in 2014, said NASP CO Capt. Keith Hoskins. “It just puts the icing on the cake,” Hoskins said. And there is other good news. As a result of the excellence award, the base will receive $224,000 that can be used to improve existing facilities. The competition for the Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Installation Excellence Award was steep, Hoskins said. CNIC oversees 11 regions comprising 69 installations worldwide, and the large installation category includes bases with more than 500 people. It has been more than 10 years since NASP has come out on top of the installation excellence list.

The last time NASP won the award was 2003, Hoskins said. Hoskins credits the hard work of the NASP team and members of the Pensacola community for the win. “When I came here, I put that goal out to the leadership and the team here at NAS Pensacola, and the team answered the call,” he said. “They are the ones that made it happen. It’s the team here onboard NAS Pensacola that won this award.” But there is another challenge ahead. NASP will now compete against the top bases from other service branches worldwide for the 2015 Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence, which will be announced in the spring. “So we will keep our fingers crossed,” Hoskins said. Hoskins also gave a nod to Naval Air Station Whiting Field, which won the top installation excellence honor for small installations, giving Northwest Florida

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Surgeon General visits NASP, NHP ... The Surgeon General of the Navy and Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan (right) speaks with Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC) Commanding Officer Capt. Paul D. Kane, (center) and NMOTC Executive Officer Capt. Kris Belland Jan. 13 aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Nathan visited area commands and spoke briefly at the United States Naval Aeromedical Conference (USNAC) onboard NASP. Photo by MC1 Bruce Cummins

Nathan (right) also spoke with Sailors and staff at Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) Jan. 12. Nathan was the commanding officer of NHP from 2004 to 2006 and visited the hospital before the conference. During his visit at the hospital, he held two Surgeon General calls, toured the hospital and visited two of the hospital’s local branch health clinics. Photo by Jason Bortz

NHP: Flu cases on the rise this year By Jason Bortz NHP PAO

The United States is currently in the middle of the annual flu season and many parts of the country, including the Southeast, are experiencing high levels of flu activity. “Across the Unites States, hospitals are seeing more than double the number of flu-related

admissions than last year,” said Lt. Cmdr. Mary Graves, department head, Preventive Medicine, Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP). The flu season typically runs from October through April, but it is not always predictable. According to the Centers for

Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 5 to 20 percent of the U.S. population gets the flu every year and more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from complications. According to Graves, there have been 55 deaths in Escambia

County in the past five years related to the flu. The majority of the deaths were with the elderly, but complications from the flu can occur at any age and are often preventable. To help combat the likelihood of contracting the flu, the CDC and NHP recommends everyone 6 months and older get an annual flu shot. All TRICARE beneficiaries can receive a free flu shot

New housing website helps property managers, landlords, service members and DoD civilians connect From Navy Installations Command Housing Program

WASHINGTON (NNS) – The Navy, along with the other military branches, has announced a new website, HOMES.mil, that is dedicated to helping service members, Department of Defense (DoD) civilians and their families with home finding services. The new DoD website provides a vehicle for community housing landlords and property managers to create and update their profiles and listings. HOMES.mil is a secure website that allows property managers, landlords and service members a means to market their properties. Those using the website are able to control their listings and upload photos and floors plans to the website.

at NHP by visiting the Immunizations Clinic or at their Medical Home Port Team if they are enrolled at the hospital. “A common myth is that the flu shot will give you the flu, but that cannot happen,” said Graves. “Some people may experience some fatigue after receiving the flu shot, but that is

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Endangered shorebird seen onboard NASP From NASP Navy Natural Resources

HOMES.mil is a service designed to connect service members and their families with community housing rental listings located near U.S. military bases.

“The Navy has worked alongside the other services to offer the best housing options to service members around the world,” said Greg Wright, Navy Housing program director. “HOMES.mil modernizes the way Navy Housing provides information on local rental properties and improves the Housing Service Centers’ customer service to Sailors and their families while helping to alleviate some of the burden and stress of (permanent change of station).”

Landlords and property managers, who have worked with the Housing Service Centers (HSCs) in the past, can create a login for HOMES.mil and are able to access their previously listed properties. Once a landlord or property manager creates a login, they can manage their property listing. These listings can include a list of amenities, photos and other information to

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On Jan. 12, the rufa red knot (Calidris canutus rufa) was listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This robin-sized shorebird is a long-distance migrator, with some individuals flying more than 9,300 miles per year with a 20-inch wingspan. It’s been recorded at Navy bases throughout the region and Atlantic Coast. They breed in the Canadian Arctic, winter in parts of

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The rufa red knot, a migratory shorebord observed onboard NASP, has recently been listed as an endangered species.

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Road construction continues: Lane closures for gas line work From Hung Nguyen NavFac SE Public Works Department

Naval Facilities Southeast (NavFac SE) NAS Pensacola Public Works Department (PWD), in conjuntion with with Utility Services Corp., is in the process of re-piping the natural gas main and relocating gas valves away from Murray Road near Pen Air Federal Credit Union (FCU) onboard NAS Pensacola. It is estimated the project will take five weeks to complete. The traffic plan is available for viewing at Bldg. 3560/utility section. NASP XO Cmdr. David Jasso recently address the traffic situation in an e-mail to base personnel. “Morning traffic flow: As you know, all inbound NASP main gate traffic is now being routed south on Duncan Road. The previously published routing to the east side of the base (NATTC, Portside, NEX, etc.) has folks traveling south on Duncan and then turning left on Taylor Road. “This has led to some backups with the left lane on Duncan. To alleviate, folks should unAward from page 1

bases a sweep in the large and small categories for the first time. “Having Escambia County and Santa Rosa County now on the global Navy map, that is quite an accomplishment,” Hoskins said. “We are so proud of the team up there at Whiting, and we are just happy to be in the same sentence with them taking this award for the entire Navy.” The CNIC award also confirms that 2014 was an epic year for NASP. Hoskins highlighted some of NASP’s 2014 achievements in his end-of-the-year message: • NASP’s centennial celebration featured many epic events that celebrated the base’s history and heritage. • The Morale, Welfare and Recre-

derstand that they can also run the right lane down Duncan, and then take that left turn further south on Duncan at either Turner Road. or Radford Blvd., in addition to Taylor Road. (while Moffett Road will also take you eastbound, we request folks not transit Moffett Road. as this is through the CDC/housing area). “Bottom line: if the left lane on Duncan is backed up, utilize the right lane and proceed further south for your left turn. “A.C. Read Golf Course traffic: There has been some confusion on how to exit the golf course in order to return on base. There is no right turn out onto Murray Road. If the intent is to exit the base, it is recommended you exit the golf course on Murray and take a left turn off the base. If intent is to leave the golf course parking lot and return on base, then one should exit onto Duncan and turn right (northbound), and then conduct a turn-around just past Bldg. 777 (Pass and ID). NASP Security has a lane sectioned off for returning traffic. No ID check; simply proceed through the turnaround lane and merge over past the cones into southbound traffic to return on base.”

The short version is: If the left lane is backed up to turn off Duncan on to Taylor, go down the right lane and don’t turn left till you get to Turner or Radford. If you are leaving the golf course on to Duncan, you can’t turn left. You have to turn right, but as soon as you get past the security building you can turn left and re-enter the base.

CNIC’s first five-star accredited program. MWR had more than 2 million patrons in fiscal year 2014 and hosted more than 350,000 service members at single Sailor programs. MWR obligated $22.5 million in quality of life base projects that include a recently completed synthetic track and field, and the new Corry Station Youth Center (currently under construction) and a 4.5-mile running and bike trail. • The NASP Air Operations department completed more than 69,500 tower operations, including 8,233 radar approaches, more than 34,000 NASP CO Capt. Keith Hoskins and XO landings and departures each, and 870 Cmdr. David Jasso prepare to cut an “IEA airspace transitions. The department congratulations” cake after a recent staff supported 10 detachments totaling 25 aircraft with accompanying personmeeting. Photo by Patrick Nichols nel, flying 314 sorties and more than ation (MWR) team was selected as 866 flight hours over 115 days. Air

Traffic Control and Ground Electronics Maintenance Divisions completed a NATOPS evaluation May 2 and the evaluators noted no major or minor discrepancies, marking the first time an evaluation has been completed with zero discrepancies. • Port Operations hosted 89 port calls and provided hotel services, logistical support and berthing accommodations for 750 berth days, an average increase of 135 percent from fiscal year 2013. • NASP’s Community Outreach office received an award from Operation Blessing, an international humanitarian agency, for coordinating hundreds of base personnel as volunteers to aid area residents affected by unprecedented flooding in late April 2014.

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because the body is producing antibodies to fight the flu and that can make you feel a little rundown.” While the flu vaccine will not protect against every strain, the vaccine will help protect against multiple strains of the flu that are circulating this year and can help reduce serious outcomes such as hospitalization. The flu vaccine will also help with the recovery of the flu, even if it’s one of the strains not covered in this year’s flu vaccine because the vaccine helps the body build antibodies that can combat multiple strains of the flu. “Even though the strains don’t match exactly this year, getting vaccinated will still give a person partial protection,” said Graves. “The vaccine will reduce the severity of symptoms and result in fewer days being sick and less time lost to work or normal activities.” Common flu symptoms can include fever, chills, cough, sore throat, muscle aches and fatigue. Most people will recover from the flu after a few days and usually do not need prescribed medications to recover. “If you feel flu symptoms coming on, drink lots of fluids and get lots of rest,” said Cmdr. Kim Toone, associate director for public health, NHP. “You can also take an over-the-counter decongestant or pain reliever to help as well.” People at risk of flu-related complications include pregnant women, children younger than age 2, elderly people older than 65 and patients with chronic health problems such as asthma, heart disease and a weakened immune system. Anyone that falls into one of these categories should contact their health care provider as soon as they begin to feel flu symptoms. “If you are a high-risk beneficiary, please get your flu vaccine,” said Toone, “and contact your health care provider as soon as you feel flu symptoms developing to discuss other treatment options that may be beneficial.” In addition to receiving the flu vaccine, there are additional precautions that people can take to prevent the flu. These simple precautions include avoiding close contact with those that are infected with the flu, staying home when sick, covering the mouth and nose when sneezing, washing hands regularly, avoiding touching eyes, nose or mouth and cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces. Any beneficiary with questions regarding the flu or flu systems should contact their Primary Care Manager or Medical Home Port Team. TRICARE beneficiaries can also contact the Nurse Advise Line 24-hours a day at 1-800-TRICARE, option 1, to speak to a nurse about the flu.

assist service members in making informed housing decisions. “The Navy is focused on assisting Sailors and their families in finding safe, suitable and affordable housing wherever they choose to live. HOMES.mil, in conjunction with the HSC’s professional housing staff, will provide an improved experience for our customers,” said Wright. HOMES.mil offers a secure site for landlords and property managers wishing to list their properties for DoD service members and government civilians stationed near military installations. HOMES.mil is integrated with the HSC’s management software, allowing a streamlined experience for service members looking for community housing. HOMES.mil is now available for landlords and property managers to begin uploading information on properties they want to list. The HOMES.mil website address is https://www.homes.mil. For questions about HOMES.mil and other housing information, visit the Navy Housing website: www.cnic.navy.mil/HOUSING.

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the United States, Caribbean and South America, and utilize important stopover sites on the U.S. Atlantic Coast. The birds’ use of shoreline across the Western Hemisphere means that its survival depends on the protection of habitat spanning from each end of the American continents, including NAS Pensacola beaches and other military installations along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts. Since the 1980s, the rufa red knot population has declined by 75 percent in some areas. Changing climate conditions have affected the bird’s food supply, migration timing, and breeding habitat quality. Sea level rise and shoreline projects and development have resulted in the loss of habitat. The shorebird’s food supply has also been

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Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Keith Hoskins Public Affairs Officer — Patrick J. Nichols 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,

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affected by overharvesting. Given the significant decline in population, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife decided to give the rufa red knot the threatened species status until these factors are addressed. Using eBird.org, an online birding tool, vistitors to the page can see that the rufa red knot has been recorded to occur or transit through NASP and nearby beaches. Some individuals spend the winter on the Gulf Coast, while others stop to feed on their migrations during the spring and fall. The effect of this species’ listing on NASP is not yet known, but Navy Natural Resources staff will now have to consider the birds’ presence on base when making decisions. The base is a strong supporter of the conservation of its natural resources, and will continue this stewardship in the protection of this newly threatened species.

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Military money matters: Take charge of your finances By Rosemary Freitas Williams Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy

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hether you’re a newbie recruit or an old salt, managing your money takes some time and attention. Despite the regular paycheck, it doesn’t happen on its own. Forgive the pun, but the effort will pay off. As a service member, there’s basic pay, travel pay, hazardous duty pay, cost-of-living allowances and much more. Then there are deductions, bills, rent or mortgage payments, and somehow making sure there is money to set aside for holiday overspending, unexpected expenses, college and retirement. Life happens. It might seem overwhelming, but help is available, free, and easy to access, no matter what stage of your military career you are in. There are too many important reasons to list when it comes to taking charge of your finances. Your career is one reason. When your finances are in order, you’re able to focus on the mission. Let’s get started. This will only take a moment. First, we will discuss what help is available and then give some

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wave top info on some important “news you can use” about your pay and other entitlements. Confidential financial help is available. There are three ways for a service member or their spouse to get credentialed, financial expert help so you can create a personalized budget and set long- and short-term goals in order to reduce debt and increase savings. It doesn’t matter if you want to build a plan, have a serious financial issue or just need a gut check, one of the following options is sure to meet your needs: Personal financial managers are available at installation family support centers. Your command can provide personal financial counselors for face-to-face sessions through the Military and Family Life Counselor program.

Rosemary Freitas Williams is Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy.

Book confidential face-toface or telephone financial counseling through Military OneSource. This is the easiest, fastest path. Just call (800) 3429647 or go to the Military OneSource website (www.military onesource.mil). If you are just starting out, having a financial plan and saving for the future may seem like “to do” items for later on. But ask anyone who was born before 1975 and they will tell you it is never too soon to be financially fit. Conversely, it is never too late to start ... especially if you suddenly find yourself in a

financial pickle. OK, that’s the free and easy help. Now some money news you could use: • The Thrift Savings Plan is a great way to save money. This long-term savings plan is painless, because money is automatically deducted from your paycheck and moved into investment funds. It’s simple to use, there are variety of funds to fit your investment style and goals, and the annual costs are about the lowest you’ll find anywhere. The Thrift Savings Plan is where you start small and build wealth over time. It’s the real deal. • An allotment is a different kind of financial tool. Think of the old infomercial phrase, “set it and forget it.” Here’s what I mean: let’s say your short-term goal is to purchase a home or create an emergency fund. Military allotments help get you there by automatically debiting your paycheck before you get paid, set in amounts you determine, making it easier to reach your goals. It sounds like a mind game, but let’s face it, it’s easier to not spend money if it first detours to a lender or a savings account before it hits your wallet. Good news: As of Jan. 1, allotments cannot be used to pay for purchases, leases or rental of personal property. This to pro-

tect you from dishonest lenders who may want to take advantage of these guaranteed payments. • Speaking of protections, the Military Lending Act also protects you and your money from lenders who may want to take advantage of your steady paycheck. The Military Lending Act caps interest rates on some forms of consumer credit (like short-term payday, vehicle title and tax refund anticipation loans) that the Department of Defense has decided are harmful to active-duty members and their families. The Department is considering changes to definitions applied to the Military Lending Act that would cover all payday and car title loans, as well as, installment loans, pawn shop loans and credit cards. Learning about protections like these can help you keep your hard-earned cash and invest it in ways that really benefit you and your family. There’s another reason for taking charge of your finances – it’s your hard-earned money. And you owe it to yourself to get the most out of it. Personal financial counselors can help you take the important steps, answer your questions, get you started with a spending plan, and help you steer clear of scams and pitfalls.

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Blue Angel full circle

One guy and a desire to fly

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nobby-kneed in their shorts and polo shirts, clutching toy Blue Angel jet replicas, they posed for the picture. At just 3 years old, twin brothers Matt and Johan Suyderhoud were attending their first air show. Behind them in the photo, kneeling down and pointing the boys toward the camera was Lt. David Anderson, a Blue Angels pilot. Click. More than 25 years later, and right as I said that, up walks there is another photo of Matt Rear Adm. Anderson! I said, Suyderhoud and Anderson. ‘Sir. I’m not sure if you rememOnly now Lt. Suyderhoud and ber ...’ he cut me off and said ‘I retired Rear Adm. Anderson are sure do.’ It was wild. I had a 2014 because he will soon be there but really we are each standing side by side, the former great time talking with him there heading to SEAL Team One as a other’s number one fan. He is an incredible aviator and certainly Blue Angel pilot to the left, and and at the end of the season party joint terminal air controller. “It was an awesome experi- inspires me to get better every the newest Blue Angel pilot to later that weekend. That, to me, really epitomized the family that ence even though we didn’t day.” the right. Click. That competition has exTurns out Suyderhoud never you become part of when you make the team in 2012,” said Johan. “This past year the Boss tended to their off time as well. did stop clutching that Blue become a Blue Angel.” Although becoming part of asked both of us to try out again, Although Suyderhoud has an Angel jet. “I’ve met several young men the Blue Angel family has meant but I had worked hard to get a extremely busy schedule with over the years who say they re- an incredible amount to Suyder- spot as a fires officer with the the Blues, which includes studymember watching our team per- houd, he credits his blood family SEAL teams and didn’t want to ing until the first brief each day, form,” said Anderson, who is for getting him there, specifi- repay the favor by trying out for then flying, then a debrief, then now president of the Blue An- cally his brother Johan, a.k.a. Lt. the Blues. I felt that would be a another brief, more flying and gels Association. “I’ve been for- Johan Suyderhoud. Johan is also poor team player move. I also another debrief, then meetings thought Matty would be a better and collateral duties, he and his tunate enough to have several an F-18 pilot. After graduating from Saint fit for the team, as he is the more brother spend time each weekfriends whose children say they decided to serve in our military Louis University where they gregarious of the two of us so we end learning to speak Swedish. based on some of my conversation or interaction with them over the years. This includes family members and even my oldest son. But this particular event with Matt is a first for me.” This may have been a first for Anderson, but this is what the Blue Angels exist for – one of their sole purposes. The third line of the creed states: “The faces of children thrilled today by blue and gold are the faces I wish to see take my place tomorrow.” Anderson had lived up to the creed. He was indeed watching that thrilled face take his place. “Seeing him again all these years later was such a cool experience,” said Suyderhoud. “It was at the end of the year show (Above, left) Childhood photo of Matt and Johan Suyderhoud with then-Lt. David Anderson. (Above, here in Pensacola and there were right) An All Hands magazine cover from 1986 features a photo of Anderson as a Blue Angel pilot. a ton of former team members “This is a product of our comaround, which is traditional. played ice hockey, they both de- discussed those things and I said petitiveness,” said Matt. “Johan go for it.” Rear Adm. Anderson was actu- cided to join the Navy. When Matt was selected, was planning a trip to Sweden “We were in the same OCS ally a friend of my uncle’s when he was on the team so my uncle class, the same API class, the Johan said he was extremely for some leave and decided to learn some phrases before he had told me to look for him at same primary class, and we both proud. “I gave him a big hug and went. I joined him on the trip the show. I had spent quite a bit got jets and went to NAS of time roaming the halls of the Kingsville together,” said Matt. poured a beer on his head if I re- and got jealous that he was able squadron looking at photos of “We also went to VFA-122, the member correctly,” said Johan. to do something that I couldn’t the old teams and finding Holly- Super Hornet FRS together. We We were at a little gathering and so I started learning it too. We wood’s face among the team were separated when we went to it seemed like a good idea at the both finished the entire Rosetta members. (Hollywood was An- the fleet. Johan went to VFA- time. It’s an incredible accom- stone syllabus and then started derson’s call sign.) I was walk- 102 in Japan and I stayed at plishment and I am as proud as taking lessons together through Skype from a former professor ing around before the Saturday NAS Lemoore with VFA-154.” anyone can be.” “He is my best friend and I of Swedish at the University of The brothers were both finalshow and I stopped by the Blue Angels family and friends tent to ists for the Blue Angels in 2012 would certainly not be here Stockholm who freelances chat with some former team but were not selected that year. without him,” said Matt. “There now.” When he’s not trying to one members. I asked if he was there Johan did not try out again in is some friendly competition

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up his brother at a new language, he’s working out. “I used to play a lot of sports but have stopped that for the time being,” said Suyderhoud. “If I get hurt, there is no replacement pilot to fill my spot. That goes for all members of the team.” Currently, the team is in winter training, getting ready for the show season. Suyderhoud’s first show will be March 14 in El Centro, Calif. “It is a bit daunting to think my first show is that close because it almost feels like I am learning to fly all over again,” said Suyderhoud. “But, we keep getting better every day and the challenge of learning and perfecting the maneuvers is a ton of fun.” Anderson has continued to mentor Suyderhoud. Suyderhoud is a perfect reminder to Anderson that the most memorable aspects of being a Blue Angel is meeting and talking with the young people. “Whether it was the Friday morning visits to high school and college campuses, visits to hospital wards or on the crowd line, the memory of the young people you meet never really leaves you,” said Anderson. “Honestly, I’m sometimes at a loss for words,” said Suyderhoud. “It is a tremendous honor to have a chance to encourage kids to work hard and follow their dreams, whether that is through military service or not. It is also a great honor to represent the men and women of the Navy and Marine Corps who, I think, embody the ideals of patriotism and courage that America was founded on.” At some point Suyderhoud will encounter a 3-year-old child and he will pose for a photo. And as that child clutches a toy replica of a Blue Angel jet, so might they also be clutching a dream that Suyderhoud will be a small part of. Click.


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NHP: Physical versus occupational therapy Story, photo by MC1 James Stenberg NHP PAO

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herapy can mean several different things, from helping people get through a tough time to strengthening parts of the body. Naval Hospital Pensacola’s (NHP) Physical and Occupational Therapy Clinic aims to assist patients through any recovery process. Physical therapy and occupational therapy are often mistakenly thought of as being the same. Although there are similarities between the two, there are also distinct differences. “In the simplest terms, occupational therapy works with fine motor skills, and physical therapy works on gross motor skills,” said HM1 Taj Herbert, occupational therapy technician at NHP. “Between physical therapy and occupational therapy, we cover the whole body.” Both therapies help restore muscle strength, flexibility and range of motion, but each goes about treating these areas in different ways. “Occupational therapy concentrates on an individual’s independent function,” said Herbert. “It concentrates on improving activities of daily living (ADL) such as combing your hair, brushing your teeth, using the bathroom, maintain-

ing personal hygiene and feeding yourself.” The use of occupational therapy can help patients after an injury, the onset of an illness or with developmental delays such as autism and cerebral palsy. Occupational therapists help individuals to function as independently as possible. Within the field of occupational therapy, there are several specialized tracks for a technician to follow. Occupational therapy technicians first learn to treat basic hand conditions, deficits in ADL performance and basic neurological conditions such as stroke. As technicians gain experience, they begin to specialize in one or more specific areas, such as hand therapy, neurologic conditions, pediatrics, adaptive equipment/assistive technology and ergonomics/industrial occupational therapy to include worksite evaluation.

HM1Taj Herbert, occupational therapy technician, Naval Hospital Pensacola, consults a patient about her treatment plan. NHP’s Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Clinic is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries on a referral basis only.

While occupational therapy focuses on independent function, physical therapy focuses on a specific part of the body that has undergone trauma such as a fracture or a torn ligament. The clinic assists patients in rehabilitation with specific exercises to regain function and mobility. “Physical therapy is the rehabilitation of muscular skeletal issues and injuries,” said HM2 Christopher Buenrostro, leading petty officer at the NHP Physical and Occupational Therapy Clinic. “We help with injuries ranging from ankle sprains to total

knee arthroscopy and restore everyday function to an area of the body.” Together, physical and occupational therapists can help people maximize their function, maintain independence and continue to lead active lives. Having physical and occupational therapists located at one military treatment facility is not a very common occurrence. Having both available for patients at NHP allows the hospital to offer its beneficiaries the convenience of treatment without having to send them elsewhere.

When asked about the value of having an occupational and physical therapy clinic at NHP, Buenrostro said, “Having both physical and occupational therapists at NHP is great. It gives patients the rehabilitation they need to get back to everyday tasks and helps maintain the overall well-being of (our beneficiaries).” The NHP Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Clinic is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries on a referral basis only. Beneficiaries can contact the clinic at 5056727 for further information.


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NAS Whiting Field named Navy’s top small installation By Jay Cope NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs

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ommander Naval Installations Command (CNIC) selected Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) as the top shore installation in the Navy in its respective category Jan. 5. The award lauds the top Navy commands at shore for installation management, program excellence and commun i t y outreach. C N I C oversees 11 regions comprising 69 install a t i o n s worldwide, and the award recognizes a base’s ability to meet CNIC and Department of Defense strategic initiatives. NAS Whiting Field competed in the less than 500 personnel category. Installations are graded across 16 key areas including: facilities management, quality of life, environment, energy, property stewardship, communication, safety and health as well as many other categories. Each entry is limited to a four-page write-up of accomplishments plus supporting documentation and photographs. NAS Whiting Field received word of the award Jan. 5, and new Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau quickly praised his team for

the accomplishment. “Congratulations. Your hard work and dedication was recognized as NAS Whiting Field was awarded first place for the 2015 CNIC Annual Award for Installation Excellence (small category). BravoZulu for a job exceptionally well done,” said Bahlau. The award comes with $170,000 award, which the base can use to improve existing facilities. However, while NAS Whiting Field receives the recognition, the honor could not be achieved without a community that supports and partners with the air station to accomplish the mission. The award nomination package included citations emphasizing partnerships with Santa Rosa County toward achieving “Safe Community” designation for the county, encroachment partnering to secure property around the

base to prevent incompatible development, incorporating 16 Military Family Life Counselors in area schools

nition doesn’t come to NAS Whiting Field without their help, and we are grateful to be a part of this exceptional community.”

awards for Pensacola area Navy bases. NAS Pensacola earned top honors for entry in the category for more than 500 personnel.

“It is truly an honor to receive this recognition, and we are determined to continue providing the best support to the Navy and the nation as we train the best aviators in the world.” – NASWF CO Capt. Todd Bahlau Capt. Todd Bahlau

creating the most robust program in the country, hosting the Military Appreciation Month picnic for local military and retirees, and much, much more. “We truly benefit from one of the most supportive military areas in the country,” said Bahlau. “We know how fortunate we are. This recog-

NAS Whiting Field has been knocking on the door the past couple of years, finishing second in Navy Region Southeast for two consecutive years before earning the region’s nomination in October for this year’s competition. The award comes at an appropriate time as it completes a sweep of the Navy-wide

“It is truly an honor to receive this recognition, and we are determined to continue providing the best support to the Navy and the nation as we train the best aviators in the world,” said Bahlau. For more news from Naval Air Station Whiting Field, visit www. navy. mil/ local/ naswf/.


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Healthy event being held today at NEX

An event aimed at helping you keep your New Year resolutions is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today, Jan. 16, at the NEX Mall, 5600 Highway 98 West. Various demonstrations and opportunities will be presented that will help you to maintain your optimal health and look great at the same time. For more information, call 458-8250.

Awards banquet scheduled for Jan. 27

The Pensacola Chapter of Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge will present its annual awards banquet at 6 p.m. Jan. 27 at Heritage Hall at Seville Quarter, 130 East Government St. Cost is $25 per person. Reservations must be made by Jan. 20. For more information, contact Jackie Young 438-4401.

Students to learn about cybersecurity

Joining forces to increase cybersecurity awareness and promote workforce development, local and regional technology leaders are giving students the opportunity to experience authentic cyber operations scenarios while learning from security experts. CyberThon 2015, hosted by the AFCEA Blue Angels Pensacola Chapter and presented by Hixardt Technologies Inc., is scheduled to take place Jan. 23-25 at the National Flight Academy. Seizing on the idea that “Homeland Security starts with Home Town Security,” Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill, the University of West Florida Innovation Institute, the UWF Center for Cybersecurity and the Department of Homeland Security are collaborating to develop a real-world cyber operations scenario to be conducted during event. Cybersecurity experts from DoD cyber operations and training commands at NAS Pensacola, NAS Corry Field and Eglin Air Force Base have volunteered to participate. For more information and event updates, e-mail info@cyberpcola.com or go to http://pensacola. afceachapters.org.

St. John school plans open house

St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, 325 South Navy Blvd., has scheduled an open house from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 25. Teachers, parents and students will be available for tours of the campus and to discuss the 2015-16 school year. Tuition assistance and scholarship information also will be provided. The school offers voluntary pre-kindergarten (VPK) through eighth-grade classes. For more information, call 456-5218 or go to www.stjohnpensacola.com.

PCARA presenting gospel stage play

PCARA Productions will present the gospel stage play, “How Johnnie Mae Got Her Groove On!” Feb. 16-15 at the Pensacola Little Theatre. Tickets are $22 general admission. A $5 off Sweetheart Special is being offered for a limited time. Discount group rates are available for 10 people or more. Tickets can be purchased at Lifeway Christian Bookstore, 1654 Airport Blvd., Pensacola Little Theatre Box Office, or online at www.pcaraonline.com. For more information, call Leroy Williams at 293-5345.

Sea Cadet group enrolling teens Enrollment is open for NAS Pensacola’s U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps (13-18 years old) and U.S. Navy League Cadet Corps (10-14 years old). The unit meets one weekend per month throughout the year. The cadets participate in civic activities and training events to develop a sense of pride, patriotism, courage, and self-reliance. The program is open to both military and nonmilitary affiliated youths. Adult volunteers are welcome. Navy uniform donations are also being accepted. For more information, go to www.seacadets.org or contact Luis Sepulveda at asiso@yahoo.com.

Emergency responders to be honored

Law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, hospital personnel and other emergency responders from Escambia and Santa Rosa counties will be honored at a dinner Jan. 24 at Pensacola Yacht Club, 1897 Cypress St. The event is organized by the Trauma Intervention Program (TIP), which provides volunteers to help people after fires, car wrecks, crimes and other emergencies. It is being sponsored by the Studer Foundation. A silent auction will be held at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:45 p.m. TIP, a non-profit group with no paid employees, also responds to Pensacola Regional Airport whenever the remains of fallen military members are returned home. For more information, go to www.tip-ser.org.

Studio 400 offers ‘Ordinary People’

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Pearl Harbor survivors to speak at musuem event The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation’s Discovery Saturday series will feature a panel discussion featuring four military veterans and survivors of Pearl Harbor at 10 a.m. Jan. 17 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. The survivors will share their stories and experiences of Pearl Harbor. Following the presentation, “Pearl Harbor Honor Flight: One Last Goodbye” will be in the spotlight. The book, which chronicles a trip by survivors from Pensacola to Hawaii in 2011, was written by husband-and-wife authors Billie and Robert Nicholson, who helped organize the trip. Discovery Saturday is free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.Naval AviationMuseum.org or call 453-2389.

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.

Edmisten to read from new book

Patricia Taylor Edmisten, former University of West Florida professor, Peace Corps volunteer and author of six books, will read from her newest book, “Water Skiing on the Amazon: A Memoir for My Grandchildren,” at West Florida Literary Federation’s Third Tuesday Open Mic event Jan. 20. Area writers are invited to read their works at the free event which is open to the public. Refreshments are served at 6:30 p.m. and readings start at 7 p.m. in the second floor board room at the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 S. Jefferson. During the meetings, members who have published books during 2014 will present autographed copies to the group’s resource center. The event is free and open to the public. For more information go to wflf.org.

Seashore facility temporarily closed Production of “Ordinary People” will be presented Jan. 16-18 and Jan. 22-24 in the M.C. Blanchard Courtroom Theatre. The play about a troubled teen and his family is rated R. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances are scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday matinee is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 for general admission and $17 for café seating. For tickets, call 432-2042 or stop by the PLT Box Office, 400 S. Jefferson St. For more information, go to PensacolaLittle Theatre.com or call 432-2042.

Classes scheduled for military spouses

Lifestyle, Insights, Networking, Knowledge, Skills (L.I.N.K.S.) for Spouses training classes are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 31, Feb. 28 and March 28 in the Commanding Officer’s Conference Room at MATSG-21 Headquarters, Bldg. 3450. Classes are free and all military spouses are welcome. L.I.N.K.S. for Spouses training provides an overview of the Marine Corps structure, services and benefits. Participants also get an opportunity to meet other spouses, participate in fun and informative activities, and learn about resources that are available. The training also includes an introduction to what the local area has to offer. Preregistration is required, and child care reimbursement is available. To register, contact Lisa Duvall, MCFTB trainer, by phone at 452-9460, ext. 3012, or by e-mail at lisa.duvall@usmc.mil.

Magazine to honor military spouses

Military Spouse magazine is taking nominations for the 2015 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year (MSoY) awards. Now in its eighth year, the awards honor military spouses from all branches of service and all ranks. Nominations are due by Jan. 16 on behalf of all six branches of the United States military: Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Navy, Marine Corps and National Guard, and will be organized at the base, district (Coast Guard), and state (National Guard) level. Candidates will be narrowed down by a series of votes through March 4, and the final selectee will be honored during a live event May 8 in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the Military Spouse of the Year program, including nominee eligibility, rules and regulations and how to vote for your favorite candidates, go to http://msoy.militaryspouse.com.

Walk to bring attention to epilepsy

A Walk the Talk for Epilepsy is scheduled for April 11 at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. Registration is scheduled for 8 a.m., and the walk will start at 9 a.m. Proceeds from the race will go to support Pensacola’s Epilepsy Resource Center. To register in advance, go to www.epilepsyfla.org. For more information, call 433-1395.

Group helps those facing mental illness

Members of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Pensacola meet at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 1995 North H St. on the Lakeview Center campus. The non-profit organization exists to educate, advocate and support the mentally ill and their families. For more information, send an e-mail to nami pensacola@gmail.com.

Chili cook-off scheduled for Jan. 30

Escambia Christian School will present its 16th annual ECS Cougar Chili Cook-off from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 30 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.

Gulf Islands National Seashore is temporarily closing the Naval Live Oaks Visitor Center to clean the interior and perform abatement of mold associated with the April 2014 flooding. During this closure visitors can obtain assistance at the Fort Pickens visitor center on Fort Pickens Road or at the Fort Barrancas visitor center on Naval Air Station Pensacola. Both the Fort Pickens and Fort Barrancas visitor centers will remain open seven days a week (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday). The Naval Live Oaks visitor center is expected to re-open near the end of February. For additional information, call 934-2600 or go to www.nps.gov/guis.

Retired general to speak on Middle East

Retired Marine Gen. Anthony C. Zinni is scheduled to speak about the “Situation in the Middle East” at the next meeting of the Panhandle Tiger Bay Club. The event is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Jan. 23 at New World Landing. Cost is $35. Zinni is the former commander in chief of the U.S. Central Command. Zinni retired from the military in 2000 and has co-written four books about his military experiences. For more information or to make reservations, call 293-1902, or e-mail panhandletiger bay@gmail.com.

Japan Center announces medical event

The University of West Florida will present a medical event featuring Dr. Hisao Ito, the consulategeneral of Japan in Miami, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 22 at the UWF Japan Center, Bldg. 0071. Ito will not be able to perform any medical procedures, but will be able to talk about any health concerns in the Japanese language. If you are interested in meeting with Ito, call and schedule an appointment at (305) 530-9090.

Fitness class to kick off Jan. 20

The 2008 Fitness Olympian Laticia “Action” Jackson is coaching a new body fit class starting on Jan. 20. Each class will target areas such as: glutes, arms, abs, and many more. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursday from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Turbo Fit Studio, 301 West Nine Mile Road Pensacola. Classes are $5 a person. No fitness level or expertise is required. For more information, call 696-8069 or go to www.laticiajackson.com.

Contracting workshop scheduled

The Florida Small Business Development Center at UWF Government Contracting Services is offering a workshop titled “Best Value for the Government using Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 15 Procedures – A Different Understanding.” This workshop will explain how the government considers more than price in evaluating proposals. Nathan D. Boyles of Jeffrey W. Watson Law Firm will be the speaker for the event. The workshop is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 21 at UWF at FWB, Bldg. 1, Room 126, 1170 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach. There is no cost to attend, but you must pre-register by calling (850) 474-252 or online at www.sbdc.uwf.edu then click on “Training Opportunities.”

Zoo plans gorilla birthday party

A third birthday celebration is being planned for 1 p.m. Jan. 24 for Kigali, a gorilla at Gulf Breeze Zoo. Guests can join the party and watch Kigali open presents, eat a special gorilla cake and play on Gorilla Island all day. Visitors will also be able to sign a “gorilla sized” birthday card and learn fun facts about gorillas from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 24. The zoo is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $14.95 for adults, $10.95 for children. Military, senior and group rates are available. For more information, call 932-2229 or go to www.gulfbreezezoo.org.

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Jan. 19: Americans celebrate the achievements of Martin Luther King Jr.

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. “I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.” – Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, Oslo, Norway, 1964.

Civil rights giant fought for principles with universal applicability By Michael Jay Friedman http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov

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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 2015, it falls on Jan. 19. In 2009, King’s birthday was also celebrated on Jan. 19, the day before the inauguration of Barack Obama, the first African-American president of the United States. 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.” The late Nelson Mandela, accepting the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, similarly credited King as his predecessor in the effort to resolve justly the issues of racism and human dignity. 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

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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 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 high-

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

In 1957, King was among the founders of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). This was an alliance of black ministers and churches organized to pursue nonviolent direct action against segregation. SCLC leaders 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

pressure fire hoses against peaceful demonstrators, many of them schoolchildren. The images horrified the nation. King was arrested 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 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.

Pensacola’s Martin Luther King Parade is scheduled for 11 a.m. Jan. 19. The parade begins at the corner of Spring and Garden streets and turns north on Palafox before making a u-turn at Wright Street to go south on Palafox. It ends at the corner of Palafox and Main Street. For more information, call 490-7696.

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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 Brown v. Board of Education decision, declared the bus segregation law unconstitutional, King emerged as a national figure.

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Gosling Games Coloring ‘Remembering MLK’

Jokes & Groaners It was so cold ... ... you light a candle and the flame freezes. ... your shadow freezes to the sidewalk. ... you have to break the smoke off your chimney. ... you have to open the fridge to heat the house. ... false teeth chatter, and they are still in the glass. ... you burn Al Gore’s book to keep warm. ... people look forward to getting a fever. ... you’d have to jump start a reindeer. ... my car won’t start running and my nose won’t stop. ... only “Ed” has enough time to write his name in the snow. ... that the heating bill is four times what the mortgage payment is. ... you have to use icicles as firewood. ... we had to switch the baby to 40-weight baby oil. ... that your coat needs a coat. ... the penguins are flying south. ... that even members of Congress couldn’t get into a heated argument.


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aval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) recognized its 2014 top instructors and Sailors from its schools during a ceremony at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola recently. Selected as Junior and Senior Sailor of the Year (SoY) were AWR2 Michael Whitlock II and AC1 Kelly Nelson. The Junior Instructor of the Year (IoY) was ABH2 Alec Weeks, the MidGrade IoY was AT1 Angel Rodriguez-Martinez and the Senior IoY was ACC Marcanthony Gutierrez. Capt. Alan Dean, NATTC commanding officer, congratulated the awardees and noted that the competition for SoY and IoYs was keen. “There are so many quality Sailors at this command that it is very, very tough to choose the winners,” said Dean. “You should be proud of your selection. Congratulations and well done.” He also took a moment to speak to the family and friends of the selectees who were present at the ceremony.

“Thank you for your support,” said Dean. “This is not an easy job and your backing is so important to enable them to accomplish what they have. The encouragement and dedication you provide translates into improved performance while at work.” Gutierrez, who worked as the aviation electronics technician I-strand leading chief petty officer, echoed Dean’s remarks. “I wouldn’t be here if not for the senior instructors who mentored me and took me under their wing,” said Gutierrez. “The best part is that now I get to show the junior personnel that earning an award like this is achievable if they are willing to work hard.” Weeks described how it felt and exactly what kind of effort it took to be selected as IoY.

The Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Sailors and instructors of the year were recognized during a ceremony held in NATTC’s mega building onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Award recipients were, from left to right, Junior SoY AWR2 Michael Whitlock II, Senior SoY AC1 Kelly Nelson, Junior IoY ABH2 Alec Weeks, Mid-Grade IoY AT1 Angel Rodriguez-Martinez and Senior IoY ACC Marcanthony Gutierrez.

“It feels amazing to be recognized today,” Weeks said. “It took a lot of hard work, study, focusing on skills and teaching all day every day. It’s been an honor to lead the future of the Navy in the right direction and to pass on knowledge to future troops that they will use every day.” Dean noted that the other Sailors’ achievements were equally remarkable, and all certainly deserved the recognition. With nearly 500 active-duty staff members at NATTC, these Sailors represent the top 1 percent of a highly professional and knowledgeable group of Sailors.

For more than 70 years, NATTC has been providing training and increasing readiness within the Naval Aviation Enterprise. NATTC graduates approximately 15,000 Navy, Marine and international students annually. The majority of the student body comprises enlisted personnel attending “A” schools, where they gain the knowledge and skills required to perform in the fleet as technicians at the apprentice level. Advanced schools provide higher-level technical knowledge for senior petty officers, and specialty schools offer specific skills not particular to any one rating, such as airman ap-

prentice training, maintenance, personal financial management and shipboard aircraft firefighting. NATTC also conducts technical training for officers in aviation fuels, carrier air traffic control center operations, aircraft launch and recovery equipment, shipboard aircraft firefighting and amphibious air traffic control center operations. For more information about Naval Air Technical Training Center, visit https://www. netc.navy.mil/centers/cnatt/natt c/Default.aspx. For more news from Naval Education and Training Command, visit www. navy. mil/ local/cnet/.

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Initiative launched to support Healthy Weight Month From Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Public Affairs

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) – The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) has announced the launch of its weight management initiative as part of Healthy Weight Month. The initiative encourages Sailors, Marines, their families and health educators to access relevant healthy eating, active living, and psychological and emotional well-being resources that help achieve and maintain a healthy weight. The timing of the announcement is aligned with NMCPHC’s Healthy Weight Month and the New Year, New You Month observed by the Military Health System and Navy Medicine. “Addressing healthy weight is important for Sailors and Marines because ex-

ceeding body composition assessment (BCA) standards can negatively affect their career and compromise mission readiness,” said Cmdr. Connie Scott, the Health Promotion and Wellness department head at NMCPHC. “Exceeding BCA can also be an impediment to readiness because extra pounds can decrease quality of life and increase health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke and some types of cancer.” In support of the Secretary of the Navy’s (SecNav) 21st Century Sailor & Marine Initiative, NMCPHC’s Healthy Weight Month increases awareness about the benefits of achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, and offers re-

sources that equip Sailors and Marines to take charge of their weight management by developing life-long healthy behaviors including healthy eating, active living, and psychological and emotional wellbeing. Weight management is part of the spectrum of wellness that maximizes each Sailor’s and Marine’s personal readiness. Resources offered include a comprehensive listing of posters and infographics; fact sheets; brochures; and interactive tools, including quizzes and games developed by both NMCPHC and other leading health organizations. Newly created NMCPHC materials include a 31-day challenge for a healthier life, a fact sheet series on sup-

plements and a food log. Sailors and Marines can also achieve weight management goals with the ShipShape Program, the official Navy weight management program that assists active duty and reserve military service members, beneficiaries and government civilians with making healthy behavior changes in order to lose weight. The program consists of eight sessions that focus on three important components for weight management: mindset, nutrition, and physical activity. The ShipShape Program is highly recommended for active duty personnel who have failed or are at risk of failing their BCA standards. For more information and weight management resources, go to www.med. navy.mil/sites/nmcphc/health-promotion/ Pages/hp-toolbox-january.aspx.


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Circus coming to town Photo, story from www.ringling.com

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is coming to Pensacola with shows scheduled for today, Jan. 16, through Jan. 18 at the Pensacola Bay Center. The “Built To Amaze!” show includes new spectacles and stunts immersed in the circus tradition. Featured acts include elephants, a comical trampoline act, aerial performers, a unicycle troupe, the Wheel of Steel, equestrian performances and animals from around the globe. Andre McClain serves as the ringmaster for “Built To Amaze!” In addition to being the ringmaster, McClain is an accomplished animal trainer, cowboy, rodeo star, country singer and songwriter. The fun starts an hour before showtime with the all access pre-show, which is free for all ticket holders. Children of all ages are invited down to the show floor to try on costumes, learn circus skills, meet the performers and get their picture taken with the clowns. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is an American circus company billed as “The Greatest Show on Earth.” The company was started in 1919 when the circus created by James Anthony Bailey and P. T.

Elephants are the stars of one of the acts in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus “Built to Amaze!” show. Performances are today, Jan. 16, through Jan. 18 at the Pensacola Bay Center.

Barnum was merged with the Ringling Brothers Circus. The circus is now owned and operated by Feld Entertainment, which also produces “Disney on Ice” and several large-scale Broadway and Las Vegas productions. Shows are scheduled to start at for 7 p.m. today, Jan. 16, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 17, and 2 p.m. Jan. 18. Tickets are $17-$47. The Rin-

gling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is Jan 15-18 at the Pensacola Bay Center. A $5 military discount is available. You can get your tickets at MWR ITT or by using the discount code MILITARY at Ticketmaster. You can also purchase discount tickets at the Pensacola Bay Center box office. For more information, call 432-0800 or go to www.pensacolabaycenter.com.

At the movies FRIDAY

“Exodus: Gods and Kings” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies” (3D), PG-13, 8 p.m.; “The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies” (2D), PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Wild,” R, 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

“Penguins of Madagascar” (3D), PG, noon; “Exodus: Gods and Kings” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies” (3D), PG-13, 8 p.m.; “Annie,” PG, 1 p.m.; “The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies” (2D), PG-13, 3:30 p.m.; “The Pyramid,” R, 6:30 p.m.; “Horrible Bosses 2,” R, 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

“Annie,” PG, 1 p.m.; “Exodus: Gods and Kings” (3D), PG-13, 3:30 p.m.; “The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies” (3D), PG-13, 6:30 p.m.; “Penguins of Madagascar” (2D), PG, noon; “The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies” (2D), PG-13, 2 p.m.; “The Theory of Everything,” PG13, 5 p.m.; “Wild,” R, 7:30 p.m.

MONDAY

“Exodus: Gods and Kings” (3D), PG-13, 3:30 p.m.; “The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies” (2D), PG-13, 6:30 p.m.; “Penguins of Madagascar” (2D), PG, 3 p.m.; “Annie,” PG, 5 p.m.; “Horrible Bosses 2,” R, 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

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“Exodus: Gods and Kings” (3D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “Wild,” R, 5 p.m.; “The Pyramid,” R, 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

“Penguins of Madagascar” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “The Theory of Everything,” PG-13, 7 p.m.; “The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies” (2D), PG-13, 6 p.m.

THURSDAY

“The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies” (3D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “Annie,” PG, 5 p.m.; “Top Five,” R, 7:30 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

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.naspensacola-mwr.com. • John Maxwell Live!: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 26, Pensacola Bay Center. A leadership presentation. Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital has given NAS Pensacola’s MWR a limited number of free tickets (active-duty military only) and discounted tickets for MWR authorized patrons at the military discount of $20 each. Attend the VIP day for $20. VIP tickets can be purchased at the MWR administration office (Bldg. 4143) or MWR ITT. Tickets can only be purchased with exact cash. (No checks or credit.) Active-duty will receive one free ticket per ID while supplies last. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3140. • Deadlift Competition: 11:30 a.m. Jan. 21 at Wentzel Gym at NASP Corry Station. Weigh-in starts at 11 a.m. The Schwartz/Malone Formula will be used to determine the winners based on weight lifted pound-forpound. Medals will be awarded to male and female competitors for first, second and third place. For more information, call 452-6198. • Mardi Gras Selfie Day: Feb. 17, Radford Fitness Center. Work out at Radford Fitness Center, take a selfie and win prizes. For more information, call 452-9845. • Pensacola Veterinary Treatment Facility January Special: During the month of January, receive a free puppy or kitten kit with exam. Call for an appointment at 452-6882. • Auto Skills Center: NASP Corry Station, Bldg. 1006. Do vehicle repairs yourself. The Auto Skills Center has the tools, the manuals (online), equipment, lifts and stalls, as well as knowledgeable staff that can assist you to do it yourself. Lifts will accommodate motorcycles, ATVs, Gators, golf carts and lawnmowers. Lift rates $6 an hour, $30 a day. For more information, call 452-6542. • Indoor pool open: Bldg. 3828. Hours are 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Pool is closed holidays, Wednesdays and the first weekend of the month. Call for applicable fees, specials and restrictions. Youth swim team practices are 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Masters training available for $30 per month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Free Aqua Zumba classes 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday scheduled to resume in January. For more information, call 452-9429. • DangerZone Paintball: Open play from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Monday and holidays at Blue Angel Naval Recreation Area. Available Thursday and Friday for private parties for groups of 15 or more. Features three acres of woodsball play, full equipment rental and 500 rounds of paint. The park is now open until 5 p.m. Monday and Friday for challenge events. $20 active duty, $30 civilian. Reservations required two weeks in advance. For more information, call 453-4530.

Liberty activities 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 http://naspensacolamwr.com/singsail/liberty.htm.

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SAPR 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.

Worship schedule NAS Pensacola Protestant • Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Sunday School, all ages, 9 a.m. Sunday, Bldg. 634. • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Chapel choir, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Womenʼs Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge. • Bible study (for all), 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms; 5 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 All Faiths Chapel. • Confessions: 30 minutes before services. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. 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

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Fleet and Family Support Center 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 • Bʼnai 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 month). For information, call 438-3321 or go to http://templebethelofpensacola.org. Seventh-day Adventist • Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1080 North Blue Angel Parkway, Bible studies at 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: • Couponing 102: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 20. Clip a little, save a lot. Come learn how coupons can save you money. Find out where to get coupons and how to use them. Reservations required. No child care available. For more information or to sign up, call 452-5609. • First Time Dads Class: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 9. Parenting tips that every dad should know. This class will provide tips and techniques that will help you properly care for your newborn. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • Time to move: If you want

help with your PCS move stop by the FFSC. Move.mil assist workshops are available. It takes approximately 45 minutes to complete and is offered at at 4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Open to all branches. For information or to reserve a seat, call 452-5609. • Suicide awareness and prevention: Class will acquaint you with the facts on suicide in the military: warning signs, risks factors, intervention techniques and what not to do when confronted with a potential suicide situation. This is General Military Training (GMT) facilitated by each command; however, if there is a special request, call 452-9022 to schedule training.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach volunteer opportunities: • Food distribution: Anew Warr ington Baptist Church of God in Christ, 1100 Hawthorne Drive, needs volunteers to help with weekly food distribution program at 4:30 p.m. each Thursday. Volunteers are also needed to help pack food boxes on selected Wednesdays. • Mall Ball: 5:30 p.m. to midnight Jan. 24 at Cordova

Mall. Event supports Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart. Volunteers needed in all capacities. Volunteers must be 21 or older to participate. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report any hours you work to receive due recognition. For information on volunteer activities, call 452-2532 or e-mail NASP_comm_outreach@Navy.mil.


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16” mountain bike. Recently Military spouses African Grey Par- serviced, excellent can get FREE rot and large cage. condition. Some career training Very good talker. accessories inwith MyCAA $750. 454-4554 cluded. $100. funding. Train 455-7990 online in health- Articles for sale care, technology, China cabinet, or administra- For Sale 16ft Ext. table, 6 chairs, tion and prepare Ladder $75. Col- must see. $950. Party 748-7361. Call or to earn $30,000- man $50,000/yr. Visit Cooler w/stand text for photos. CareerStep.com $50. B&D Elect /spouse or call 1- Edger $40. Big Double bike car8 6 6 - 2 0 3 - 1 8 2 2 Red 3 ton hy- rier. Like new. drolic Jack $50. $50. 455-7990 today! Creeper $25. Ongoing regis- R u b b e r m a d e Anacharis/Eloda tration for 4wheel Ice Chest fresh water plants Florida Panhan- $50. Matching for ponds & dle Pensacola, glass top tables, 2 aquariums. I have Gulf Breeze, and end tables and plenty. Two for $1. Pace: Diamond one coffee table 255-5591 Divas drill team, $125. For more ages 2 through info or to receive Antique Ceramic high school. Any photos of any of Kewpie dolls/anitems, gels $5 each. interested par- these ties contact please contact Large selection. American Le- Ken @ 850-293- Make offer on all. gion Post 240 9446 255-5591. 455-6111 or 3757332 Pecans: fresh crop Computer - Tanin shell, medium gerine iMac G3 Will haul off rid- size $2 per pound desktop, 333 ing mowers for while supply lasts. MHz, $60. Call free. 776-9051 476-3592 850-525-7544. Announcements

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Pets

HK P30LS, 40 cal, w/3 mags. LNIB, no scratches/marks. Less than 300 rds. inquire at steve.anello.ctr@n avy.mil. $850 Soft leather briefcase with Marine Corps emblem. $30. 456-6787

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Marlin model 39A, 22 lever action rifle, earliest edition 1951. Needs minor repair. $250. 4171694

Gas saver. 41 MPG, 2008 Yaris 4 door sedan, silver, clean, 124,000 highway miles, $5,995. 251-962 3604

2003 Kawasaki 1600 Vulcan motorcycle. 17488 miles. Bags, trunk, w/s & lots more. Very good condition. $4500. 2555591.

Scuba, regulator with gauges, extra large compensator and weight belt with weights. $150 for all. 454-9486

Trucks/Vans /SUV’s

2006 Isuza Ascender mid size SUV excellent condition 75,400 miles, $7,000 phone. 736-2114

Crossbow made by PSE, Viper model with quiver, bolts and cocker. Fast and silent. $500 value for $250. 4971167

2001 Ford Windstar SE Sport. 7 passenger. Great condition. Loaded. 159,000. Carfax. $3,500. 463-8611

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1974 Stingray Convertible, 40,000 original miles, numbers matching, exceptional condition, $17,900. email for photos/ info staceyryals@gm Entertainment ail.com center, $400. 47898 Oldsmobile 9321 Aurora, V8 4.0 Dog house, $60, excellent condi478-9321 tion, leather seats, synthetic oil for 2003 6x12 en- life of the car, closed trailer, sin- also always gle axle. Read garaged, only door and side door. 97,000 miles. Tie downs inside $3,895 or best trailer. 777-9831 offer. 497-9066

2011 Burgman EX 650 motorscooter, has 6,555 miles, new rear tire, GIVI trunk, like new, pearl white. $6,000. 251-7477056 2005 Suzuki C50 Blvd. w/voyager trike kit. 24,000 miles. Garage kept. 7779831 BMW 320 5i, one owner, 123,000 miles. $5,700. 512-5833

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RV for sale: 2000 Dutch Star by Newmar, 30’, 2 slides, 61,000 miles, new tires, AC unit & heat strip, very clean, kept undercover. $25,000 obo. 2003 Honda 850-261-9993 Shadow Ace deluxe, $2,600, Call new tires, garage 433-1166 kept, 27,500 ext. 24 and miles. Silver/gray. this spot could 454-1950 be yours. 2008 Harley Davidson Heritage Softail Classic. 1 owner, 9,600 miles. Broke my wrist and can’t ride anymore. $10,000. It has to go. 251-550-5563 Lillian 2008 VFR 800 Interceptor, $4,500 obo. Red, adult driven, perfect shape. Two tires. 850-982-6186

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Rental – cottages at Emerald Shores. 3/2, 2 car garage, large sunroom, storage shed, Florida sunroom, screen porch, privacy fence. Close to NAS. Great schools. $1,000/ month. 497-9192

322 Mizzen Lane, 3/2 next to NAS back gate. New appliances/carpet/Jac uzzi tub, walk-in closet, 2 car garage, screen room with extended patio. Call David Hayhow, Exit Realty 850-512-8638.

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Roommate wanted to live with male, nonsmoker preferred, large 3/2.5, fenced backyard. 10 to 15 minutes from bases. $450 plus half utilities. 287-5939

3/2 brick convenient to bases. Fenced yard, great schools, $800/month. $550 deposit, no pets. 968-6076 Homes for sale

$800/month. 1,100 sqft. 3/1, kitchen, living room, dining, AC, some applicanes, huge backyard. 5 2009 Honda 150 minutes from CRX dirt bike, NAS Main Gate. less than 20 hours, Call 377-2654 $1,800 obo. 2008 Honda 230 CRX, Room for rent. less than 40 hours. All tuned up, both. On the bay, pri$2,500 obo. 850- vate room and bath. Onsite 982-6186 w a s h e r / d r y e r, some Misc Motors wifi, kitchen, off street parking. all utiliCall ties included, 433-1166 $600. References ext. 24 and required. 455this spot could 7990 be yours.

Gulf Breeze 2984 Ranchette Square, 3 beds, 2 baths, .48 acres, 1,1467 square feet, $160,000. Call 850-733-0397

Immaculate Cantonment home, 4/3, 2,117sqft, Lipscomb, Ransom, Estate size lot, Tate, $174,900, restricted, very Westerheim Renice land, all alty. 380-3561 utilities, just west of PenServices sacola in Alabama, owner Seamstress/alterfinancing, $500 ations. Please call down, 8%, 918-853-8969 $135/month, $18,900. email Painting, tiling, for information restoration, house staceyryals@gm cleaning. Please ail.com call 918-8538969 3/1, nice yard. Pine Forest Call area. $87,000. 433-1166 706-566-4577 ext. 24 and this spot could be yours.


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