Vol. 80, No. 3
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January 22, 2016
Director of Warfare Integration for Information Dominance visits NASP Story, photo by Carla M. McCarthy Center for Information Dominance Public Affairs
Rear Adm. Nancy A. Norton, director of Warfare Integration for Information Dominance, wrapped up a two-day visit to training and operational commands for the information warfare (IW) community in Pensacola Jan. 15. Her visit began with a stop at Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Pensacola for an operations brief and a facilities tour. She observed firsthand Cyber Mission Force and national support Sailors conducting cyberspace operations and signals intelligence tasks. In her previous position as the director of the Command, Control, Communications and Cyber
Directorate, J6, at U.S. Pacific Command, some of the combat support teams at NIOC Pensacola had worked for her, and she said she had always wanted to see them in action in person. “Seeing the progression that they’ve made, that all of the teams have made, and all of the missions there at NIOC Pensacola was just wonderful,” said Norton. “They have made leaps and bounds from pretty much a cold start of starting up capability to providing direct support to real world operations. It’s really impressive – great Sailors, great mission. They’re doing tremendous work.” Norton met with Rear Adm. Michael S. White, commander, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), which set the stage for a comprehensive visit to the IW com-
3,800 students from all military services every day. “Nothing beats a trip to CID (in) Pensacola for a shot in the arm to tell you how bright the future of the United States Navy is and the information warfare community,” said Norton. Tours and briefs included the afloat operations training system, the electronics training lab, the AN/SLQ-32(V)6 maintenance course, the cryptologic technician (collection) digital signals lab, the cryptologic technician (networks) course and its capstone exercise, and the Ship Signal ExploitaRear Adm. Nancy A. Norton, director of Warfare Integration for Information Dominance tion Equipment (SSEE) (OpNav N2/N6F), discusses information systems technician training with students at the Increment “E” and IncreCenter for Information Dominance Unit Corry Station. The students were setting up a ment “F” shipboard counmock shipboard network as part of a capstone exercise. termeasures suite lab. munity’s training arm at units, CID Unit Corry Sta- the kind of courses taught Demonstrations for inthe Center for Information tion. throughout the CID do- telligent tutoring, adapted Dominance (CID) headInstructors and staff main, many in fleet conquarters and one of its four provided an overview of centration areas, to about See IW on page 2
CyberThon prepares students for cybersecurity careers From afceapensacola.org
With a focus on feeding the increasingly high demand for skilled workers in the cybersecurity field, local and regional technology leaders are teaming up for a second annual CyberThon event. Set to begin
today, Jan. 22, and continue through Jan. 24 at the National Flight Academy, CyberThon 2016 is presented by the AFCEA Blue Angels Pensacola Chapter and will bring together community leaders, cyber experts and a cadre of cyber competitors from local schools to participate in
real?world cyber operations and defense sessions. Teams of high school students will be placed in the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked as the first responders for cybersecurity threat detection and response of a small company. With mentoring and guidance from local
cyber experts, teams will use security tools and defense tactics to find cybersecurity vulnerabilities and harden the IT infrastructure to prevent, mitigate and deter cyber attackers and maintain efficient system and network operations. Approximately 45 students
from high schools in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties will participate in the event, more than twice the enrollment of last year’s inaugural CyberThon. In addition, more than 30 elementary school students
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NJROTC students tour wing By Ens. Anthony Junco CTW-6 Public Affairs
MM3 James Souza, stationed with USS America (LHA 6), throws MA2 Bobby Yamashita, a Northglenn, Colo., native stationed at NAS Pensacola, during a November 2015 bout. Photo by MC2 Cory Asato
NASP master-at-arms is Olympic wrestling hopeful From staff reports
NAS Pensacola Security’s MA2 Robert Yamashita was selected as one of 20 wrestlers selected to attend this year’s All-Navy wrestling camp at Naval Base Bangor Washington, in Kitsap-Bangor, Wash., being held Jan. 17 through Feb. 19. The Navy wrestlers are battling for spots on the All-Navy Wrestling Team, which is comprised of eight weight classes, to represent the Navy at the Armed Forces Wrestling Champi-
onships. At the championship, which will be Feb. 20-21 at Bangor, wrestlers from the U.S. Army, Marines and Air Force will duel in both Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling. This year (2016) is Yamashita’s fifth time going to the camp (having gone in 2009, 2011, 2014 and 2015). The opportunity arose after breaking through at last years Greco-Roman U.S. Open Senior Nationals, placing sixth in the 71 kg (157 pound) weight class and becoming
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Commander, Training Air Wing Six (CTW-6), headquartered aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP), hosted nearly 35 members of the Martin Luther King Jr. and Columbia High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) programs from Decatur, Ga., recently. Students toured the CTW-6 flight-line and received an up-close look at both the T-6 Texan II and T-45 Goshawk training aircraft. Students were invited to a presentation where they learned more about the training that goes into becoming a naval flight officer (NFO). At the conclusion of the brief, midshipmen from both JROTC units were given the opportunity to try on the anti-gravity suits (G-suits) worn by Navy pilots, NFOs and astronauts. The G-suit is a critical component of an aviator’s flight gear which allows both naval aviators and flight officers to better withstand the physical demands of high speed maneuvers. CTW-6 Training Officer Cmdr. Denis Turcotte said that tours such as this serve as unique opportunities to give young men and women a glimpse into the unparalleled training and career opportunities found here at the U.S. Navy’s “Cradle of Aviation.” “Tours such as these serve to expose
Cmdr. Denis Turcotte (right) helps Martin Luther King Jr. High School student Jasanai Nesbeth try on an naval aviation anti-gravity suit during a brief.
young NJROTC midshipman to all the Navy has to offer,” said Turcotte. “Hopefully seeing the jets up close and learning about what we do at CTW-6 will inspire the next generation of Sailors to pursue a
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January 22, 2016
NMCRS: Annual Active-Duty Fund Drive to kick off From Sarah Overton Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society caseworker/ communications lead
For more than a century, the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) has provided assistance to Sailors and Marines and their families, allowing service members to overcome unexpected struggles and attain financial selfsufficiency. This assistance can be educational, through personalized budget counseling and advice. It is often financial, through interest-free loans and grants. Most importantly,
NMCRS assistance is often necessary for Sailors and Marines in tough times. NMCRS assistance enables Sailors and Marines to keep a roof over their heads and food on their tables. NMCRS assistance allows Sailors and Marines to fly home on a moment’s notice in order to care for critically ill family members. NMCRS assistance places trained nurses at the bedsides of wounded service members. NMCRS assistance
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to the information systems technician curriculum, showed Norton some of the innovative methods being tested using advanced teaching methodologies to deliver dynamic, relevant training. The artificial intelligence-based training coaches students one-on-one through interactive software. “Seeing the young Sailors who are going through the training and the instructors who are teaching those young Sailors just warms the heart to know that the motivation is high, the skills are high, they know what they want to do,” said Norton. “They are determined to go out there and make a difference in the fleet, and they’re going to be able to do it because of the skills that CID is giving them. “I’m particularly impressed with some of the instructors here and how motivated they are to make a difference and to be able to influence the future of the Navy.” She also met with and answered questions from officers attending the Informa-
ensures that Navy and Marine Corps dependents have a safety net protecting them from overwhelming out-ofpocket dental or medical costs. NMCRS assistance offers hand-knitted blankets and newborn layettes to those welcoming the next generation of our Navy and Marine Corps family. In short, NMCRS assistance offers the Navy and Marine Corps a meaningful way to take care of their own.
tion Professional (IP) Basic Course, and a discussion on the way ahead for the course gave Norton the latest on training for the IW community’s IP officers. Capt. Maureen Fox, CID headquarters commanding officer, noted that the visit was an opportunity for Norton to gain insight into how high-caliber cyber, cryptology, and information technology training is developed and delivered to future IW community Sailors. “The domain that the information warfare community operates in is multifaceted and is evolving so quickly,” said Fox. “I was so pleased to have Adm. Norton see the high quality of Sailors we are delivering to today’s fleet. This visit helped show one of our primary customers how CID is providing a competitive edge in all IW mission areas in support of the CNO’s strategic guidance.” For more information on the Center for Information Dominance, visit www.netc. navy.mil/centers/ceninfodom/; www.facebook.com/CenterForInformationDominance/ and twitter.com/CenterInfoDom/.
Rear Adm. Nancy A. Norton, director of Warfare Integration for Information Dominance (OpNav N2/N6F), discusses information warfare community training with instructors at the Center for Information Dominance Unit Corry Station. Photo by Carla M. McCarthy
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the first Navy wrestler to earn All-American status since 2004. “After years (of trying) it felt great to finally win some matches, but at the same time I realized I’m still not satisfied and this is not my goal,” Yamashita said. “My goal is quite simple and that’s to be an Olympic wrestling champion. Which means I need to just keep pushing and improve in all areas.” Yamashita’s coach will be NDC Ale Delapena, who has been with the Navy Wrestling program for 11 years as both competitor and coach. “Since day one coach Ale has been a huge influence to me,” Yamashita said. Yamashita recalled the result of Delapena’s encouragement. “I would get beat up and tossed around left and right, day in and day out at practices, and just never thought I could figure out this brutal sport. I’m not exactly sure what he saw, but he just never gave up on me.” This year’s Armed Forces Championships will also be an Olympic qualifier and the Olympic trials will be held in Iowa City, Iowa, April 10. Yamashita looks forward to the matches. “The Armed Forces Championships is one of the toughest and most prestigious tournaments domestically mainly because of the Army who has multiple Olympic and world-caliber athletes,” Yamashita said. “It’s definitely an uphill battle for the Navy as we get together for maybe six weeks out of the year.” He noted the Army has a year-round program which allows them to wrestle as a job. “But that’s not going to deter me from my goals and not only do I know I can compete with them but I know I will beat them.” Yamashita, who also practices martial arts, has in the past represented the Armed Forces Judo Team to compete in military world and Olympic championship, traveling to competitions in India, Brazil, Kazakhstan and Korea. “I love competing on the biggest stage against the greatest athletes and I’ve had some of the biggest emotional swings with gutwrenching losses and thrilling victories,” Yamashita noted. “The best thing about combat sports is that its one-on-one so there is no one else to blame except yourself: you get to control your own fate.”
career in the Navy and in aviation.” Students were then provided an opportunity to view both aircraft with current CTW-6 student NFOs answering questions regarding the aircraft, training and the path to becoming a naval officer. “It’s given me an insight on aviation and possible opportunities,” said Columbia High School student Khayree Hasan. “Both NJROTC and this experience have given me an extra push to focus on both improving myself and ultimately helping my family.”
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will participate in today’s opening ceremonies, tour the event venue, and take part in fun cybersecurity games and activities designed to spark interest in the cyber field. Escambia County District 2 Commissioner Doug Underhill sees this early engagement as a key to capturing student interest. “For our kids, this is how you will break generational poverty,” Underhill said. “If you can do the job, you get the job. The industry moves so fast. There is a 16-year educational pipeline, and we have no idea what the technology will be in 16 years. Technology is measured in months.” Support from community
January 22, 2016
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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The custom of “passing the hat” in order to obtain relief for those facing dire emergencies is a long-standing tradition in the sea services, and NMCRS allows for this kind of personalized outreach on a worldwide scope. However, the Society strongly relies on your support. The hat is passed, so to speak, during the annual Active-Duty Fund Drive (ADFD). The 2016 ADFD kicks off on Feb. 17 with a breakfast at the Mustin Beach Club for local command representatives, and donations will be collected beginning in March. These contributions will enable your
Commanding Officer of Columbia High School NJROTC, retired Senior Chief Joseph Guillory, said that it is important to instruct members of his NJROTC program in the values of discipline and self-reliance, while simultaneously making students aware of the wide array of opportunities to be found in military service. “The NJROTC program helps exposes these students to the world, and what lies beyond their community,” said Guillory. “It’s an excellent opportunity to open their minds and shows them a path to improve themselves well beyond the limitations of their communities.”
sponsors has more than doubled as well, with more than $75,000 donated toward event costs and cybersecurity education. Following last year’s CyberThon event, the AFCEA Blue Angels Pensacola chapter awarded more than $12,000 in scholarships to graduating high school students enrolled in STEM related college programs. In support of the Department of Homeland Security’s mission statement that “Homeland Security Begins with Hometown Security,” the three-day event will also include keynote addresses on cybersecurity trends and expert panel discussions. A complete event schedule (PDF download) is available at
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January 22, 2016
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Look out guest room, the boy is home from college By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist
here is a room in our creaky old base house that we try to avoid. It’s a dangerous hazard, a treacherous obstacle, a toxic wasteland. Those who enter are well-advised to wear eye protection, use a gas mask, and wield a knife, just in case. You see, buried deep in debris and dirty gym socks lies the creature who is responsible for turning that room into a veritable landfill: our 20-yearold son, Hayden, who has been home from college for three weeks. Every time Hayden goes back to college, it takes a month to turn his bedroom into an acceptable guest room. It’s not just a matter of cleaning – more like the disaster restoration services that are performed after fires, floods, or lethal mold infestations. The room stays clean until Hayden comes home from college on break, and the cycle repeats itself all over again. Now, although I provided my son with clean sheets, the mattress is, once again, bare of linens, which were presum-
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ably thrown off in the middle of the night and lay crumpled in a corner. The bed is instead strewn with gum wrappers, cords, empty soda cans and wrinkled clothing. The floor is covered with piles of neglected books, empty boxes, tangled electronics, crusty dishes, and stiffened gym clothes. Every flat surface holds teetering stacks of college boy cast-offs, all coated in an unhealthy sprinkling of dust and toenail clippings. Interestingly, none of this seems to interfere with our son’s daily routine while home on break. He is perfectly happy to wake up at noon on his litter-strewn mattress, wearing the same pizza sauce stained T-shirt he had on yesterday, and stumble like a zombie with crazed hair down
About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, has been a military spouse for 20 years (and running). She also writes columns for Military Spouse magazine and a blog at www.themeat andpotatoesoflife.com. She and her family are stationed at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. to the kitchen for his daily roast beef sandwich, which he likes to consume on the couch while watching old episodes of “Judge Judy” and wiping his hands on the upholstery.
After a sufficient number of crumbs have been deposited on the carpet, Hayden finds his way back to his bedroom, somehow negotiating the familiar piles of debris without so much as a scratch, to spend a few hours on one of several electronic devices before getting serious about his day. Sometime in the mid-afternoon, he emerges once again from his personal cesspool, ready to face the day, or what’s left of it, with vim and vigor. He has not shaved, combed his hair, or changed his clothes, but he does manage to grab his coat (which doubles as a blanket while his bedding is in that forgotten corner) and his shoes (both of which remain untied.) He spends the rest of his day walking the dog, going to the gym and visiting friends. I wonder if his buddies are alarmed by his disheveled state, but I realize that young men his age are too caught up in youthful exuberance to care. He returns home in time for dinner, during which he consumes his meal in a manner normally associated with rabid wolverines. To his credit, Hayden courteously drops his fork and plate into the dishwasher before retiring to his putrid
quarters for the night. We remind him to take a shower, which he always does, even if that occurs at 1 a.m., after various phone calls to friends, old movies, and rounds of Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon. After we take him back to college, I will excavate, fumigate and disinfect his room so guests can sleep there without breaking an ankle and contracting a fungal infection. Why do we enable our son to live in such a primitive and unsanitary way when he’s home from college? Shouldn’t we, a military family, require him to wake with morning revelry, and spend his day with productive, ship-shape pursuits? Perhaps. But seeing as Hayden tackles differential equations, algorithms, and software design while at school; we figure he deserves a break. Besides, someday when our kids are through with college and on their own, our house will be perpetually clean and ready for guests – with hospital corners, gleaming surfaces, and Febreezed freshness. And then, we’ll long for the days when our home was dirtier, because that was when it was when it was their home too.
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January 22, 2016
Bittersweet goodbyes: Last S-3 Viking leaves U.S. Navy service By Kimberly Brown, NAWCWD and Lt. Drew Gaston, VX-30 Public Affairs
OINT MUGU, California (NNS) – After more than 40 years of service, the last S-3B Viking in U.S. Navy service launched one last time from the runway at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, in California Jan. 11. Originally introduced in 1974 as a replacement for the S-2 Tracker, the Viking has ranged far from its anti-submarine warfare roots to perform various roles such as organic tanking, electronic intelligence and carrier onboard delivery. The Viking officially retired from Navy service in 2009, but like many military members, the S-3B was called upon to continue to serve the fleet in another capacity. Two S-3 aircraft joined Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 30 that spring. “We landed in a rainstorm,” said Capt. John Rousseau, who led the charge to bring the retired aircraft to VX-30. “It was one of the only times it rains around
here. Those were just temporary, covering while three more went through depot maintenance.” While Fleet Readiness Center Southeast set about getting the S3s ship-shape again, Rousseau and the VX-30 team spent months qualifying and validating their skills with the two Vikings they had. Rousseau, who started his career flying the Viking and did a tour instructing, helped make sure everyone was up to speed. The aircraft, he noted, was well suited to working the Point Mugu Sea Range. “It’s got legs,” Rousseau said. “It can go fast and long. The radar, even though it’s old, there’s not many better. We still
3D printing to enable Sailors rapid on-demand manufacturing By Luefras Robinson NSWC Dahlgren Division Communications
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) – From making prosthetics to prototyping a robot, 3D printing technologies are making concepts a rapid reality for today’s warfighter, on demand. The reality of 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is expanding across the Navy’s science and engineering community via Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) and Combat Direction Systems Activity (CDSA) Dam Neck. “We are on the ground floor of 3D printing,” NSWCDD Technical Director Dennis McLaughlin told 100 participants at a 3D Print-A-Thon recently when 3D printing experts revealed the technology’s capabilities. Scientists and engi-
neers, who were provided with the 3D printing tools to experiment at the event, responded with innovative ideas to benefit the warfighter, and the response is ongoing. They are using a 3D printing device that significantly reduces production time, allowing rapid deployment of equipment part replacements back to the field. Print-A Thon attendees saw a replica of a warship’s command center design console and a lowfidelity 3D model used to gather input on layouts from the fleet. This far-reaching capability includes prosthetics design and manufacturing, cosmetic and corrective surgery design and face pieces based on scanning living anatomy. The scanning technology can also be used to scan mechanical components for modeling, analysis or re-engineering.
The last two U.S. Navy S-3B Viking aircraft soar over Laguna Peak at Naval Base Ventura County in California. In January, one aircraft left Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 30 and retired to the boneyard; the other went to start a new life with NASA. Photo by Scott Dworkin
spot schools of dolphins and patches of seaweed,” when patrolling the range. In November, VX-30 retired the first of its three Vikings, flying it to the military aircraft boneyard at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona. The other two, each with 40 years of service on the airframe, were not far behind. “They still have life in them,”
Rousseau said, “but it was time for another depot-level maintenance period, and you have to weigh that cost against the little time you could still get out of them.” The last Viking will give at least one more round of federal service before it retires; the final launch from Point Mugu was headed for NASA, not the boneyard. But for Rousseau and other
Viking pilots and enthusiasts, the final Navy flight is bittersweet. “So many amazing people have been associated with the S3 community over the years. This last Navy flight is difficult,” Rousseau said. “It feels like the end of an era.” For more news from Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, visit www. navy. mil/ local/ nawcwd.
SecNav names latest expeditionary sea base ship From Secretary of the Navy Public Affairs
WASHINGTON (NNS) – Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the Navy’s newest Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship, T-ESB 4, will be named USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams during a ceremony in Charleston, W.V., Jan. 14. Hershel “Woody” Williams, the ship’s namesake, was born in West Virginia and joined the Marine Corps following the attack on Pearl Harbor. In 1944, after serving in Guadalcanal and Guam, he joined the campaign in Iwo Jima. Two days after arriving on the island, Williams picked up a 70-pound flamethrower and walked ahead of his infantry’s tanks for four hours clearing their path of enemy machine gun fire. President Harry S. Truman awarded him the Medal of Honor two years later for his actions. Williams served during the Battle of Iwo Jima until he was wounded in March of 1945. He returned to the United States, was awarded a Purple Heart and released from active duty.
The Lewis B. Puller (T-ESB-3) is the first purpose-built forward staging base (previously AFSB, now ESB) vessel for the United States Navy and sister ship to USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams. Photo courtesy of NASSCO
Williams is the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from the Battle of Iwo Jima. The new 784-foot-long vessel will feature a 52,000 square foot flight deck, fuel and equipment storage, repair spaces, magazines, and missionplanning spaces. Able to accommodate up to 250 personnel, the new ESB ship will support multiple missions, such as air mine counter measures (AMCM), counter-piracy operations, maritime security operations, humanitarian aid
and disaster-relief missions, and crisis response operations. In addition, the vessel will be capable of supporting MH-53 and MH-60 helicopters, with an option for future upgrades to support MV22 tilt-rotor aircraft. USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams will be constructed by General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) in San Diego. The ship is expected to be delivered to the Navy in 2018.
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January 22, 2016
NavSup helps Navy promote healthy food choices through Go For Green By Kathy Adams NavSup Corporate Communicationss
ECHANICSBURG, Pennsylvania (NNS) – Naval Supply Systems Command (NavSup) is working to educate Sailors on the Go for Green (G4G) program, which helps Sailors know what choices to make in the galley line to stay fit and healthy. G4G is a food identification system designed to help service members identify healthy food and beverage choices while dining in military galleys. The color codes – green (eat often), yellow (eat occasionally), and red (eat rarely), along with a salt shaker graphic to measure sodium content, help service members choose foods and beverages that boost their performance, readiness and health. “This program will provide Sailors worldwide with accurate nutrition information that will help them make healthy choices,” said NavSup Dietician Jen Person-Whippo, who is tasked with educating the Navy on the G4G’s green, yellow, red system. “Ultimately, G4G will allow Sailors to choose healthy options at each meal as part of their broader fitness goals,”
Person-Whippo added. A NavSup G4G pilot education program will take place in late January in Norfolk, Va., educating the NavSup Fleet Logistics Centers (FLCs) Navy Food Management Teams, which will play an important part in educating Culinary Specialists (CSs) who work the galleys both ashore and afloat on the food labeling system. The first step in implementing G4G across the fleet is training galley personnel. NavSup, in partnership with Combat Feeding Directorate at Natick Labs, and Uniform Services University, prepared eight training modules that will be used across the Navy to train galley personnel on the proper use of G4G when preparing and labeling food items served to Sailors. The NavSup dietitian is also
CS3 Robert Lockerman, from Milton, Del., prepares sandwiches for Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Lockerman works in Reagan’s aft galley, where culinary specialists prepare food for more than 1,500 Sailors daily while in port. Ronald Reagan provides a combat-ready force that protects the collective maritime interested of its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia Pacific Region. Photo by MC3 Cody Hendrix
collaborating with other agencies to train Bureau of Medicine Dietitians, Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Command Fitness Leaders, and Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center health promotion directors. “NavSup is driving toward innovative solutions to the Navy Food Service experience by ensuring our customers receive healthy meals with diverse menu options,” said NavSupNavy Food Service Director Cmdr. Bert Hornyak. “In concert with the fleet and Commander Navy Installation
Command (CNIC), we are leveraging technology, standardized equipment, and a variety of delivery options to revamp and modernize afloat, pier-side and shore feeding to satisfy customer expectations. We are also maintaining viable experiences and training to nurture and challenge our culinary specialists throughout their careers.” NavSup provides U.S. naval forces with quality supplies and services. With headquarters in Mechanicsburg, Pa., and employing a diverse, worldwide workforce of more
than 22,500 military and civilian personnel, NavSup oversees logistics programs in the areas of supply operations, conventional ordnance, contracting, resale, fuel, transportation and security assistance. In addition, NavSup is responsible for qualityof-life issues for our naval forces, including food service, postal services, Navy Exchanges and movement of household goods. For more news from Naval Supply Systems Command, visit www. navy. mil/ local/ navsup.
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January 22, 2016
As the “Backbone of Naval Aviation,” Naval Air Station Whiting Field has a proud history of training student military aviators to become the best pilots in the world. Training Air Wing Five establishes the foundation of skill and dedication that is necessary for each officer/aviator to succeed. As they transition to more advanced helicopters, jets or propeller-driven aircraft, a few select individuals may eventually find themselves in a pipeline that is, literally, out of this world. Military pilots are an important source of NASA astronauts, and more than a few who had “The Right Stuff” have been trained at NAS Whiting Field. This is the second in a series of three stories to focus on the NAS Whiting Field aviators who went on to great careers in the military, in space and beyond.
NASWF alumnus travels beyond the exosphere By Jay Cope NAS Whiting Field PAO
Most weekdays, Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) is awash with young student naval aviators wearing flight suits marked with small gold or silver bars. These aspiring pilots are embarking on a journey that will include placing the Wings of Gold on their chests. However, that milestone is only a step on the journey, not its culmination – even though the students cannot see the rest of the path yet. Capt. Sunita Lyn “Suni” Williams certainly couldn’t have known that her time at NASWF would establish the foundation of a career that has encompassed helicopter flight landings on destroyers at sea, pushing the limits of aircraft as a test pilot and even performing extravehicular walks in space. Recently, while flying over NAS Whiting Field, Williams remembered how green she was as a fledgling, “wanna-be,” pilot and joked to her fellow pilot, that she was glad they were up here at 30,000 feet, “cause down there, they are still figuring out where they are going.” While she meant that statement literally, figuratively the statement is true as well. A little less than 30 years ago, she was the student learning where she was going with T-34 Turbo Mentor aircraft at the installation’s North Field, but she was also still trying to figure out her path as an aviator. Originally, Williams wanted to be a veterinarian, but when that door closed to her, she opened another and attended the Naval Academy to earn her physical science degree. Following a six-month assignment with Naval Coastal System Command where she earned designation as a basic diving officer, Williams reported to Naval Aviation Training Command. She completed her basic ground school course work at NAS Pensacola before starting flight training at NASWF. She remembers it fondly, yet the intensity of the training and the new experience of flying were stressful as well. “We all went through the Cradle of Naval Aviation and I have all sorts of memories from that time, but my feet weren’t really
Astronaut Sunita L. Williams participates in STS-116’s third planned session of extravehicular activity (EVA). NASA photo
set on the ground yet ... NAS Whiting Field was my first smell of jet fuel on the flight line at North Field. It was just something that I wasn’t exposed too before. (Flight training) was a little overwhelming, nerve-wracking and scary at first.” Williams completed primary flight training and progressed to helicopter flight training at South Field. She earned her wings in 1989, and understandably, having her mom “punch” on her wings is her greatest memory. However, her first time hovering and the help of the instructors play prominent roles as well. “There were great people there and they helped take me from a fledgling new officer to being very confident in the aircraft,” she said. “Being an officer is instilled in you ... There is a friendly competition to do your best and to be the best for your squadron. That’s when you start to realize that you are a part of something bigger than yourself. The training at NAS Whiting Field is a stepping stone for a new officer to become part of a big team.” That “stepping stone” led to an assignment with Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eight in Norfolk, Va., to fly the H-46 Seaknight helicopter. Williams deployed overseas to the Mediterranean and Red Sea in support of Operation Desert Shield and served as officer-in-
charge of a detachment sent to fly relief operations in South Florida following Hurricane Andrew in 1992. She said that these deployments set the stage for the next step in her career as a test pilot. In addition to flying while on deployment, she worked on the aircraft with the maintenance teams. With her engineering degree, she was always interested in aerodynamics and the functioning of the aircraft, and helping to keep the aircraft operating smoothly recharged her interest in the mechanics of flight. A fellow officer with the unit suggested she apply for test pilot school. Williams graduated the school in 1993 and worked in the Rotary Wing Aircraft Test Directorate as an H-46 project officer and V-22 chase pilot in the T-2. She also flew test flights in the SH-60B/F as well as seven other aircraft. Her follow-on orders returned her to the test directorate, this time as an instructor. In all, she has flown 3,000 flight hours in more than 30 different types of aircraft. She attributes her desire to learn as the characteristic that helped her be accepted into the astronaut training program in 1998. “You work hard (as a test pilot) to learn the limits of the aircraft and that attitude got me down here to Johnson Space Center,” she said. “The curiosity
that I displayed in learning about my aircraft is very similar to wanting to know how spacecraft operate.” During the next eight years, Williams completed the scientific and technical briefings, shuttle and International Space Station (ISS) systems training, required physiological training, ground school and water and wilderness survival drills that are necessary for all astronauts. She also spent nine days underwater in the Aquarius habitat as a NEEMO2 crew member to experience the difficulties of extreme environments and close quarters. She launched with the crew of STS-116 Dec. 9, 2006, as a flight engineer. Williams spent nearly six months onboard the ISS, logging four spacewalks encompassing 29 hours and 17 minutes, setting new benchmarks for female astronauts – records broken a little more than one year later by Astronaut Peggy Whitson. While onboard the space station, her co-worker, John Higginbotham, cut her pony tail so that it could be donated to Locks of Love upon their return. A dedicated fitness advocate, Williams had qualified for the Boston Marathon while Earthbound. She grew up in nearby Needham, Mass., so running the race had been a long-time goal, but her selection for Mission 14/15 superseded her entry. Her sister Dina Pandya ran in her place along with fellow astronaut Karen Nyberg. Williams kept tabs on her sister while on the station, and using the treadmill there, ran the race with her. She finished in four hours and 24 minutes. “We were very active as children. I was a competitive swimmer – it was just a way of life for us. I believe one of the reasons I am here is because we were athletic as kids,” she said. “It is part of a healthier and happier lifestyle and I wanted to highlight that with the marathon.” NASA selected her for another mission five years later, this time as the ISS commander. The mission launched July 14, 2012, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. She spent 127 days in space performing research and repair work onboard the laboratory including three
more spacewalks. Williams resumed the record for total cumulative spacewalk time by a female astronaut with 50 hours and 40 minutes. With 322 days in space between the two missions, Williams is sixth on the U.S. astronaut endurance list and second for a female. Having already completed the first marathon in orbit, Williams worked with the NASA team to devise a way to simulate a triathlon in space. The bicycle and run portions were easy, but the team had to devise a workout regimen that simulated swimming. She completed the trial during her time in space and added the first triathlon in orbit to her list of accomplishments. Williams continues to serve with NASA and is part of the team testing the Space X and the Boeing spacecraft seeking to be used for future missions. The team helps perform critical design reviews of the planned vessel and provides feedback on the controls and displays. The group’s members are all former Navy or Air Force test pilots and Williams emphasizes that the work they do is based on the foundation learned through flight training. As she tries to pave the way for the next generation of astronauts, Williams joked that it is “time to get out of their way.” “It is time to pass on my experience to the companies and to use the skills gained over my career to ensure the next class is ready to go,” she said. As a young flight student, Williams remembered thinking that she thought all the simulator instructors “are old.” Now she reflects that she is probably older than they were then. NASA is bringing in the people that will make up future spaceship crews including a new group in 2017. It isn’t just pilots, but SEALs, Navy divers, doctors, electricians, anyone with a science background, and NAS Whiting Field is as good a starting point as any. “If you can bring innovative solutions to problems or have a career as a leader, there are opportunities in the NASA pipeline. ... They (flight students) are suited for this if they really want to do it,” she said.
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Awards banquet scheduled for Jan. 26
The Pensacola Chapter of Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge will present its annual awards banquet at 6 p.m. Jan. 26 at Heritage Hall at Seville Quarter, 130 East Government St. 2015 award recipients include AO1 Alexanna C. Williams, for community volunteerism and leadership; retired Navy Capt. Lee Little Hansen, for The Global Corner School Passport Program; and Chief George Burton “White Antelope” Dodge Sr., for advocacy for Native Americans, veterans and community. The Heroes Among Us speaker series and “Seaplane, An All American Musical” also will be recognized, and John Appleyard will receive a lifetime achievement award. Cost for the banquet is $25 per person. Reservation were required in advance. For more information, contact Jackie Young 438-4401.
Red Cross volunteers serve at hospital
The American Red Cross could use your help if you have four hours a week to be of service to the patients, families and staff of Naval Hospital Pensacola. Duties include transporting patients in wheelchairs, answering the phone and giving directions to the hospital or inside the hospital. To sign up as a volunteer or for more information, call 505-6036 (from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday trough Friday).
Baseball player holding meet-and-greet
Pace native and Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell is scheduled to speak about his life and the journey from Pace to the big leagues Jan. 24 at Unlimited Training Academy, 3881 Pasco St. The meet-and-greet event is scheduled from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and includes dinner prepared by Travis Wilson, the chef for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. A Pace High School graduate, Russell was drafted in 2012 by the Oakland Athletics in the first round. In July 2014, he was traded to the Chicago Cubs. Russell, who made his major league debut in April 2015, was sidelined in the playoffs due to a hamstring injury. Tickets are $50 and a limited number are available. For more information, call 434-2189 or go to www.unlimitedtrainingacademy.com.
Free STEaM activities offered Jan. 23
Episcopal Day School of Christ Church Parish (EDS) is presenting STEaM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics) activities from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 23. The event is free. Activities for rising preK3 through kindergarten children will be at the EDS Hilton-Green Campus, 601 North Palafox St. Activities for rising first to eighth grade children will be at the south EDS campus, 223 North Palafox St. As space is limited, RSVP is requested. Parents should confirm their attendance by contacting EDS Director of Admissions Lisee Sherrill at email@example.com.
School announces Jan. 31 open house
St. John Catholic School, 325 South Navy Blvd., has scheduled an open house for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 31. Teachers, parents and students can take tours of the preK-3 through 8th grade campus and discussing the opportunities for the 2016-17 school year. Applications for registration, tuition assistance and scholarship information also will be available. For more information, call 456-5218 or go to www.stjohnpensacola.com.
Chili cook-off scheduled for Jan. 29
Escambia Christian School will present its 17th annual ECS Cougar Chili Cook-off from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 29 at Escambia Christian School Gymnasium, 3311 West Moreno St. Advance tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children. Costs is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children at the door. Ticket price includes chili, dessert, crackers and cornbread. Soft drinks are not included. For more information, call 433-8476.
Bag some used books at Jan. 30 sale
A Blowout Book Sale is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 30 in the large meeting room at the downtown library, 239 North Spring St. You can purchase all the used books you can fit in a bag for $5. Bags will be provided The free event is being sponsored by the Friends of West Florida Public Library. For more information, call 494-1326.
Medical examiner to speak at library
Dr. Gary Cumberland of Pensacola will be talking about and signing his new book, “My Life With Death: Memoirs Of A Journeyman Medical Examiner,” at the West Florida Public Library, 239 North Spring St., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 1. Copies of his book will be available to purchase. The free event is being sponsored by the Friends of West Florida Public Library.
Air Force band to perform Feb. 7 The United States Air Force Band of the West is scheduled to perform a free concert at 2 p.m. Feb. 7 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Featured soloists will be A1C Alicia Cancel and Staff Sgt. Kathleen Keese. The band is a 45member ensemble that represents the Air Force by performing for formal military ceremonies, educational clinics and public concerts throughout the southern United States. Tickets are available at www.band ofthewest.af.mil or call MWR at 452-3806. Cumberland has performed hundreds of autopsies in the course of the past 30 years. In his book, he uses actual cases to explain basic principles and procedures used in death investigation. For more information, call 494-1326.
Gospel play to be presented Feb. 6-7
PCARA Productions will present a gospel play, “Don’t Make Me Lose My Religion!,” Feb. 6-7 at the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio at Pensacola State College. Showtimes are 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. each day. For more information, call Leroy Williams at 293-5345 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get your tickets for Senior Follies show
“Orange Blossom Special” all about Florida, is the theme for the 19th annual Pensacola Senior Follies production scheduled for Feb. 19-21 at the WSRE-TV Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio. The Pensacola Senior Follies is a non-profit volunteer group that puts on an annual song, dance and comedy review with proceeds going to support various senior programs in the community. Performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 19 and 2 p.m. Feb. 20 and Feb. 21. Tickets are $12 for the general public and free for active-duty military. Tickets can be purchased at Bayview and West Escambia senior centers and are valid for any performance. Tickets can also be purchased at the box office one hour prior to each show. Ticket information is also available by calling 453-3016 or 417 -7736.
NMCRS fund drive to kick off Feb. 17 Event supports rape crisis program The 2016 Active Duty Fund Drive for the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) will kick off with a breakfast for local command representatives Feb. 17 at the Mustin Beach Club. Donations will be collected beginning in March. Contributions will enable your fellow Sailors and Marines to solve problems, overcome crises and find relief. If you are willing to give of your time and resources in coordinating fundraising events, contact Lt. Cmdr. Charles Mayfield at 452-6736, ext. 293, (e-mail, email@example.com), or his executive assistant, CTM1 Blake Phelps, at 452-6813 (e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Feminist Society of Pensacola, in partnership with STRIVE, is presenting Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at Artel Art Gallery, 223 Palafox Place, as part of V-Day Pensacola. An art sale and cocktail hour, starting at 6:30 p.m., will precede the show. Tickets will be available at the door for $10. V-Day campaigns, which take place around the world, raise funds and awareness for community anti--violence groups. All proceeds from V-Day Pensacola will benefit the Rape Crisis Trauma Recovery Program at the Lakeview Center. For more information, go to facebook.com/ vdaypensacola.
Submarine veterans meeting Feb. 13
Soccer programs open to young players
The United States Submarine Veterans Inc. (USSVI) Drum Base chapter meets at 11 a.m. the second Saturday of each month in Pensacola at various locations. The group’s next meeting is scheduled for Feb. 13. USSVI is a national organization made up of active, retired and veteran submariners, officer and enlisted, who have qualified to wear the submariners Dolphin (undersea warfare badge) insignia. Local and national dues are $25 per year. For more information, contact the Drum Base Commander Larry Mueller by phone at 723-3479 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Resiliency retreat offered Feb. 19-21
A Personal Resiliency Retreat is scheduled for Feb. 19-21 at Perdido Beach Resort, 27200 Perdido Beach Blvd., in Orange Beach, Ala. The Personal Resiliency Retreat (PRR) fosters physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual aspects of personal growth. The all-inclusive, no-cost retreat begins at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19 and concludes at noon Feb. 21. Lodging, food, information and inspiration will be provided. You need to provide transportation, but if that is a problem contact the organizers. The workshop is open to active-duty and reserve and family members only. For more information or to register, contact NASP CREDO Facilitator Tony Bradford at 452-2093 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Shakespeare showcase planned
Celebrations around the world will mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death in 2016, and The Southeastern Teen Shakespeare Company is planning a free performance at the West Florida Public Library downtown branch at 7 p.m. Feb. 1. The showcase will feature members the company, ages 13-18, performing material from works including “The Merchant of Venice,” “Antony and Cleopatra” and “The Two Gentlemen of Verona.” Admission is free. The company is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing teens in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties with instruction and performance opportunities. For information, go to www.setsco.org.
Event features a Mardi Gras theme
The Point Restaurant, 14340 Innerarity Point Road, is sponsoring a Pardi Gras Charity Fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 6. The Mardi Gras festival will feature live bands, family friendly games, a New Orleans style walking parade, a gumbo cookoff and local arts and crafts vendors. A percentage of the proceeds will go to the Innerarity Point Volunteer Fire Department. For more information, call 377-5603 or 492-3577 or go to http://point-restaurant.com/pardigras.
Perdido Bay Futbol Club (PBFC) has several programs for young soccer players. Players can be evaluated for the boys or girls academy (U7-U10), pre-select (U11-U12), or select (U13-U15) programs. Registration is now open for the spring season. For more information, go to www.perdido bayfc.com.
Opportunities to play soccer available Area players can join Allied Forces Soccer for training, pick-up or league play. Whether you are interested in playing soccer recreationally, competitively or even co-ed, there is room for you. There will be 11-a-side and 7-a-side teams that play in the local adult leagues. Area pick-up soccer at various locations as well as friendly matches are open to all. For more information, go to the Allied Forces Soccer Facebook site or contact Lt. Cmdr. David Toellner by phone at 3825494 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Kiwanis Club plans pancake breakfast
The Kiwanis Club of Big Lagoon has announced a pancake breakfast and baked goods sale from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Feb. 13 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church Family Center, 10650 Gulf Beach Highway. Proceeds support local area youth programs involving military dependents. Cost for breakfast is $6 for adults and $4 for children younger than 12.
Color Vibe 5K scheduled for Feb. 27
The Pensacola Color Vibe 5K is scheduled for 9 a.m. Feb. 27 at the Vince J. Whibbs Maritime Park Amphitheater. Participants will be splashed with colored powder, and everyone is invited to stick around for a dance party after the run. Runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to participate. Children 12 and younger can participate for free. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the local American Diabetes Association office. For more information, go to www.the colorvibe.com or send an e-mail to support@ thecolorvibe.com.
Soical media topic for business lunch
The Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida is presenting a lunch-and-learn event entitled “Social Media Marketing” from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Greater Pensacola Chamber, 117 West Garden St. The event will focus on how to use social media to market a business and how to push traffic to social media pages. There is no fee, but pre-registration is recommended as seating is limited. Attendees are encouraged to bring lunch. For more information or to register, call 474-2528 go to www.sbdc.uwf.edu and click on “Training Opportunities.”
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NETPDTC names 2015 Civilian of the Year See page B2 Spotlight
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National Blood Donor Month From Pat Michaels Oneblood.org
ne in three of us will need a blood transfusion in our lifetime and one in seven of us will become hospital patients in need of blood. About 38 percent of the population is eligible to give blood, but less than 10 percent of people who can donate do so annually. These statistics are astonishing and they bring to light the vital importance of blood donations during January, National Blood Donor Month. At OneBlood, like all blood centers, the need is constant, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Blood is not only crucial for emergencies and disasters. It is needed every single day for procedures like routine surgeries, cancer treatments, organ or bone marrow transplants and treatments for premature babies. Blood is used in
so many ways to save lives, but cannot be artificially manufactured. It has to come from a volunteer donor. Those blood donors are the silent heroes in our community, giving blood in order to pay it forward for those who will need transfusions. Only altruistic donors can provide the lifesaving gifts of blood, platelets and plasma that one of every three Americans will need to receive at some point in their lifetime. OneBlood’s program called “Target Your Type” not only encourages blood donors to learn their blood type, but it allows them utilize the
Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) “A” School student Pfc. Hunter Moore prepares to donate blood during the Keesler Air Force Base 81st Medical Group’s Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) Blood Drive last November. The ASBP, a joint Army, Navy and Air Force operation, provides quality blood products for service members, veterans and their families. Photo by Bruce Cummins
best donation method according to their blood type. You can find out how your blood type can be target toward specific patient needs by going to
www.oneblood.org/target-your-type. Generally, healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood.
Photo ID is required. To learn more about the importance of blood donation and how donors can target the power of their blood type visit
oneblood.org. All donors receive a wellness checkup of blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and iron count and a cholesterol screening.
Red Cross has urgent need for blood and platelet donations From http://www.redcross.org American Red Cross
WASHINGTON D.C. – Jan. 11, 2016 – The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a shortage this winter. Busy holiday schedules in November and December contributed to about 1,700 fewer blood drives held across the country compared to the two previous months, which has resulted in about 50,000 fewer donations and reduced the blood supply. Donation appointments can be quickly and easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800733-2767). “Every two seconds someone in the
U.S. needs blood – that someone could be an accident victim, cancer patient, child with a blood disorder or another person in need of lifesaving blood,” said Chris Hrouda, executive vice president for Red Cross Biomedical Services. “A shortfall can be averted if at least two more donors – above what’s currently expected – come to donate at every Red Cross blood drive this month. We encourage eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets and help ensure blood products continue to be there for patients who need them.” January is National Blood Donor Month, which has been observed since
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like Pyper. How to donate blood A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements. Blood donors can now save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, from a home or work computer prior to arriving at the blood drive. To get started and learn more, visit redcross blood.org/ RapidPass and follow the instructions on the site.
Jokes & Groaners Awful joke roundup ... I was visiting my son and daughter-in-law recently when I asked if I could borrow a newspaper. “This is the 21st Century, dad,” he said in exasperation. “We don’t spend money on newspapers, we have the internet these days. Here, you can borrow my tablet computer.” I can tell you, that stupid fly never knew what hit it ... Q. Why did the boy eat his homework? A. Because the teacher said “it was a piece of cake.” Q. What happens to the frog’s car when it breaks down? A. It gets toad away. Q. Why did the scarecrow get promoted? A. Because he was outstanding in his field. Q. How do astronomers organize a party? A.They planet. Thought for the day: A boomerang is just a frisbee for lonely people.
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January 22, 2016
NETPDTC names 2015 Civilian of the Year Story, photos by Ed Barker, Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC) Public Affairs
he Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC) named Kellie Miller as the 2015 Civilian of the Year at an all hands ceremony recently. Miller serves as a management analyst in the NETPDTC Resources Management Department (N8) and is the lead for programs including the Performance Appraisal Review System, civilian awards, leave donation, command on-boarding and command operations report. “It’s a huge honor to be selected,” said Miller. “There are so many great people at NETPDTC; even being considered makes me feel like I’m doing something right.” Miller came to NETPDTC as a student aide in 2010, followed by an internship with
N8 and was hired for a careerladder position in 2012. She was selected as Civilian of the Quarter (CoQ) earlier in 2015 and competed with the other CoQs for CoY. “Kellie has gone out of her way to learn all aspects of the resources management department since the very beginning,” said Victoria Knight, NETPDTC strategic business planning division head. “Her biggest attribute is the willingness to help others in getting the job done; no task is too small or large and she looks at every challenge as an opportunity and learning experience.”
Kellie Miller (right), the 2015 Civilian of the Year (CoY) for the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC), discusses the Performance Appraisal Review System with her supervisor, Victoria Knight. Miller came to NETPDTC as a student aide in 2010, followed by an internship with the resources management department and was hired for a career-ladder position in 2012. She was selected as Civilian of the Quarter (CoQ) earlier in 2015 and competed with the other CoQs for CoY.
At the award ceremony, NETPDTC Commanding Officer Capt. Lee Newton said his job is made much easier by the talented professionals on staff. “Ms. Miller is an outstanding example of the pride and professionalism that our civil-
ians bring to the table,” said Newton. NETPDTC’s mission is to provide 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. For more information on NETPDTC visit https://www. netc. navy. mil/ netc/ Commands/ NETPDTC.aspx.
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January 22, 2016
Manilow piano part of music drive for schools From Varela Media
Legendary singer-songwriter Barry Manilow hopes others will once again follow his philanthropic lead as he brings his Manilow Music Project to the Escambia County School District in Florida. The pop icon is donating a Yamaha piano to launch a local music instrument drive. Anyone who donates a new or gently used musical instrument at the Pensacola Bay Center box office in the days prior to his Jan. 28 stop in Pensacola will receive two free tickets (valid for pre-selected seats on a firstcome, first-serve basis) to the show. The Manilow Music Project has conducted music instrument drives all over the country to assist local schools with their music programs.
Barry Manilow is relaunching his multiplecity One Last Time! tour with a concert Jan. 28 in Pensacola.
“I’m thrilled to once again bring the gift of music to these kids,” Manilow said. The box office will serve as the base for the instrument drive in Pensacola through Jan. 28. The instrument drop off location is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
“Escambia County School District is honored to support the Manilow Music Project for our music students in need, said Superintendent Malcolm Thomas. “We know that electives such as band and chorus keep our students in school. “The Barry Manilow Music Project will allow many students who could not afford an instrument to be part of our band programs through the generosity of the public’s donation of instruments. We thank Mr. Manilow for his support for music education in our public schools. We look forward to the generous donations by our community to share the gift of music with our students,” he said. The Manilow Music Project (MMP) is part of The Manilow Fund for Health and Hope. It was formed as a grass roots organization to assist local chari-
ties and programs. Its primary focus is to provide musical instruments to high schools and middle schools and to provide music scholarships at universities throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. More information on the Manilow Music Project can be found at www.manilowmusicproject.org. With worldwide record sales exceeding 80 million, Manilow’s career encompasses virtually every arena of entertainment, including performing, writing, composing, arranging and producing. A Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, Manilow has produced, arranged, and released more than 40 albums. He has been honored with a Grammy, two Emmys, a Tony Award, an Oscar nomination and a top selling autobiography.
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Morale, Welfare and Recreation
Soprano Elizabeth Caballero will play Violetta in the Pensacola Opera production of “La Traviata.”
Photo, story from Pensacola Opera
Pensacola Opera will present Giuseppe Verdi’s tragic love story, “La Traviata,” at 7:30 p.m. today, Jan. 22, at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre, followed by a matinee performance at 2 p.m. Jan. 24. The opera will be performed in Italian with English supertitles projected above the stage. Ticket prices start at $40. One of the most-performed operas worldwide, “La Traviata” tells the story of a scandalous love affair between a famed Parisian courtesan and a naive nobleman. The ill-fated lovers are torn apart by societal pressures, misunderstanding and ultimately death. The cast for this production features internationally-acclaimed soprano Elizabeth Ca-
ballero as Violetta, Chad Shelton as Alfredo, Todd Thomas as Germont, Amanda Fink as Flora Bervoix, Allison Nicholas as Annina, Nicholas DeMeo as Gastone, Thaddeus Ennen as Baron Douphol, Patrick Jacobs as Marquis d’Obigny, Matthew Queen as Doctor Grenvil and the Commissioner, and Myles Garver as Giuseppe. The production also features the Pensacola Opera Chorus, the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra and members of Ballet Pensacola. While there are only two performances, opera fans can also attend other events associated with the production: • An opening night reception will be held at the theater following the Jan. 22 show. The event features a catered recep-
tion and a chance to meet the cast, directors and conductor. Tickets are $50. • The director’s champagne brunch is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. Jan. 24 at Jackson’s Steakhouse. The event will feature a gourmet brunch and a presentation about “La Traviata” by Pensacola Opera’s Artistic Director Kyle Marrero. Tickets are $50. Reservations for both events must be made in advance by calling 433-6737. Pensacola Opera is a nonprofit, professional company, that produces two to three mainstage operas each year. Pensacola Opera’s next production, “The Merry Widow,” is scheduled for March 11 and March 13. For more information, go to www.pensacolaopera.com.
At the movies FRIDAY
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Point Break” (3D), PG-13, 8 p.m.; “Daddy’s Home,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2D), PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
“Alvin and the Chipmunks,” PG, noon; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (3D), PG13, 2 p.m.; “The Finest Hours” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m. (free admission); “Point Break” (2D), PG-13, 3 p.m.; “Daddy’s Home,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2D), PG-13, 8 p.m.
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (3D), PG-13, noon; “Point Break” (3D), PG-13, 2:40 p.m.; “In the Heart of the Sea” (3D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Daddy’s Home,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Alvin and the Chipmunks,” PG, 1 p.m.; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2D), PG-13, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
“Alvin and the Chipmunks,” PG, 5 p.m.; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (3D), PG13, 7 p.m.; “Krampus,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Spotlight,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“Daddy’s Home,” PG-13, 5 p.m; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “In the Heart of the Sea” (2D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Brooklyn,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
“Point Break” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Sisters,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “Alvin and the Chipmunks,” PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.
“Daddy’s Home,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (3D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Point Break” (3D), PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Sisters,” 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.navymwrpensacola.com. • A.C. Read Spring Junior Golf Program: Entries being taken. The program, which runs from March 14 to May 6, is limited to first-come, first-serve. Beginners and experienced juniors are encouraged to participate. Registration form can be found at www.navymwrpensacola.com. For more information, call 452-2454. • Group X Extravaganza: 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 23 Radford Fitness Center. 21 classes in four • Frozen Winter hours. Eligible Wonderland: Noon patrons can samto 4 p.m. Feb. 20 on ple classes and meet instructors. old hospital grounds across the street For information, from Mustin Beach call 452-9845. Club on Radford • Winter aquatBoulevard. Come ics: Even during and enjoy sledding, the winter months games and much you can get your more. Event is free swim fix. MWR and open to all MWR Aquatics proauthorized patrons: grams are offered Active-duty, retirees, at the indoor pool, DoD civilians and Bldg. 3828. Check their families. out classes and events for aquatics. For more information, call 452-9429 or go to www.facebook.com/naspaquatics. Office hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. • Danger Zone Paintball: Sign up for the Paintball Challenge at Blue Angel Naval Recreation Area. Open until 5 p.m. Monday and Friday for challenge events. $20 for activeduty and $30 for civilians. Includes full equipment rental, 500 rounds of paint and free air refills. Reservations required two weeks in advance. For information, call 281-5489. • Child care providers wanted: The Child Development Home (CDH) Care Program is accepting applications for orientation. Earn income by becoming certified to provide child care services from your home according to Navy standards. Providers who operate an infant/pre-toddler program can earn a potential yearly income of $31,000. Providers who operate a multi-age program can earn a potential yearly income of $48,000. For more information or to register, call 572-5026 or 281-5368. • Navy MWR Digital Library: You can now log on at home. Service is available for activeduty personnel, Reservists, retirees, dependents, DoN delayed entry program personnel, civilian employees and contractors. Sign up, and start borrowing books today. Go to https://MWRDigitalLibrary.navy.mil. • Discount tickets: Stop by the Information, Tickets and Travel (ITT) office at the NEX Mall on Highway 98 to check out the discounts available on vacations and attractions. For more information, call 452-6354.
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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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.
NAS Pensacola Protestant • 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. • 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.
Fleet and Family Support Center • 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 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 studies at 9:30 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 4533442.
Love Keeps Us Together
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The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Life Skills Webinars: During fiscal year 2016, Navy Southeast Region Fleet and Family Support Program is offering several 30-45 minute life skill classes via webinar. The schedule includes: – Stress Management, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 11. – Healthy Relationships, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 9. For more information, or to register, call 1 (866) 293-2776 or e-mail cnrsen-93-csp@ navy.mil. • Parenting Tips for Blended Families: 11 a.m. to noon Jan. 25. A discussion of the challenges and joys of living in a blended family. All military parents are welcome. For more information or to register, call 452-5609.
• Counseling Month: January is Professional Counseling Month. If you or a family member are in need of assistance and would like to speak to one of the counselors at FFSC, call to make an appointment at 452-2633. • Couples Communication Workshop: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Feb. 17 and Feb. 24. This is a two-day, two-hour class. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • Partners in Parenting: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 9. Tips that every new or beginner parent needs to know. Caring for your baby can be scary at first. This class will provide tips and techniques to help you care for your newborn. Topics include diaper changing, feeding and swaddling. Class is for non-pregnant partner. For more information or to register, call 452-5609.
Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach volunteer opportunities: • Meals on Wheels: Council on Aging of West Florida needs help delivering meals to homebound elderly throughout Escambia County. Flexible schedules. For information, go
to www.coawfla.org. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report hours to receive due recognition. For more information, call 452-2532 or e-mail nasp_comm_ outreach@Navy.mil.
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For Sale: Health rider Club H140e elliptical. Looks and works like new. Paid $1300 will sell for $400, OBO. Call /Text Beth @ 251-7521,000 Watt 2291. PYLE PRO P D 1 0 0 0 A Left handed AM/FM re- clubs and golf Good ceiver w/built-in balls. DVD/ MP3/ prices. 850-542USB. Near new 7655. with owners manual and re- Queen Beaumote. Paid $425 tyrest Mattress and asking $250 like new $75. OBO. 850-484- 850-453-2174. 8998. Tr e a d m i l l Gym Dog House, Gold’s Trainer 420. Medium size, Wood custom, New in 2015. 3 service very nice, $50. year plan. Used total 850-478-9321. of 20 hours. 150 Zero Water cash. 497-9780. Cooler with Motors mini fridge, very nice, $50. Autos for sale 850-478-9321 1987 Chevy 42-Inch SONY Montecarlo SS Wega Plasma Excellent conNew TV for Sale. dition. carb and valve Perfect condition $400. Cash covers. Maintenance, oil only. changes kept (New-paid 162,000 $5000) Manual up. miles. $5,300. & remote included. Call or E m a i l : text 601-214- ray.rebel@yaho o.com. Call 6004 to see. 850-525-3462, 7 piece solid 850-944-7555.
WWII foot locker for sale. Good condition. Has shelf inside. $100. Call 850-2939445. oak queen bedroom set inB o m b e r cludes mattress jacket. Excel- and box spring. lent condition. Paid $2000. Size Medium. Yours for $750. $120. Call 850- 850-417-1016. 293-9445. Solid oak enterLawnmower. tainment center. Gas. 6.5 horse- $100. 850-417power. Self- 1016. propelled bagger w/bag. Akai four chanLooks good, nel RTR with 17 runs good. $60. tapes ($102 al497-1167. bums from early 70s). $150. 850417-1016.
For Sale: 2008 BMW 750Li with 104K miles. Immaculate inside and out. Has all the amenities. White with Black interior. $16,750. Call 850-393-6084. 1998 Ford Taurus 3.0L Duratec 185k miles with spoiler, runs great, good condition. $2,000. 850206-2307.
2001 Chrysler Town and Country 167K. New brakes, alt, tune up, shocks, more. Runs Great. $3,300 OBO. 850-418-2951.
Nice 2/2 home central heat and air, new appliances, lots of storage space. Blocks from NASP. $800/month $500/deposit. 850-281-8850.
3/1.5 Home for rent. $850/mo. $1000 deposit. Military only. Please call 850-287-0303.
across street from public beach. Sleeps up to 20. $5500/month. 404-432-6045, no text.
1750 sqft. 4BR/2BA brick home in Milton near I-10. Covered parking and pets cons i d e r e d . $1275/month, 1yr lease. Available Feb 1. For more info 850-9821783.
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Nissan Frontier parts. 2005-present. 17” six spoke Alloy wheels, chrome lug nuts, center caps $250. Like new headlights $100. Weather beater floor mats $50. 850-484-8998. 2013 Yamaha jet ski. Garage kept very condition. $8500, or best offer. 850-542-7655. Real Estate Homes for rent
3bed/2bath 1400 sq ft. home @marcus pointe villas for rent757 Ladner Drive, Pensacola 32505. $1,000 a momin. 1 year contract$1,000 deposit. cats ok- Close to NAS- available January 1, 2016- call or text 850-2928789 or email, amybreaz@aol .com. 3/1 house on fenced acre. 5 mins. From back gate. RV g a r a g e . $900/month, $500 deposit. Available Feb. 1. 850-5032127.
NAS Furnished Room utilities washer/dryer kitchen WiFi. $500 Innerarity. 850-2212731. Four Roomm a t e s Wa n t e d : Share 4BR completely furnished beautiful home with washer and dryer. View of the Bay near N A S . $500/month plus shared utilities. Serious inquiries only. Pictures on request. Mark 812217-3344, Becky 850221-8117.
Near all bases: 3 b r / 2 b a . 1500sqft. Fenced backyard. Near school. Clean home and great for small family. $895/ month, $850 deposit. 850457-0099, 850380-7766. Roommates
3/3 Beach House for rent starting in April. Located in Gulf Shores
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