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Security exercise ongoing at NAS Pensacola, Naval Hospital Pensacola ... Personnel at Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) are working through Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2016, an annual exercise focused on training and readiness, through Feb. 12. This training event is an annual exercise conducted by Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command and Commander, Navy Installations Command on all continental United States Navy installations. This exercise is designed to enhance training and readiness of Naval Security Force personnel to respond to threats to installations and units throughout the nation and is not in response to any specific threat. During Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield, base employees and residents should expect and plan for longer delays at the gate. Naval Hospital Pensacola will be participating Feb. 10 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The exercise will have minimal impact on patient care, but patients may see security personnel participating in the exercise.

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Navy training announces 2015 excellence awards By Ens. James A. Griffin NETC PAO

Commander, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced the winners of the 2015 Training Excellence Awards (TEA) Feb. 1 honoring superior accomplishments in preparing Sailors and Marines for the fleet. The Training Excellence Award structure resembles Lt.j.g. Dustin McKinney, a student attending the Afloat Cryptologic Manager (ACM) the Battle Effectiveness course at Center for Information Dominance Unit Corry Station, navigates an obsta- (Battle “E”) competition cle course during a local athletic competition. Photo by CWO2 Clay Helms held throughout the fleet, recognizing sustained superior performance in an operational environment within a command. “These annual awards recognize commands (that) epitomize the highest degree By Carla M. McCarthy attending the Afloat Cryptologic Man- of training excellence found throughout CID PAO ager (ACM) course, competed on the NETC,” said Rear Adm. Mike White, show in 2014 and again in 2015. His commander, NETC. “The continued sucInformation Warfare (IW) Sailors at background in football, gymnastics, in- cess in the delivery of training, from both the Center for Information Dominance line skating, break dancing and profes- instructors and staff, will ensure mission(CID) Unit NASP Corry Station show- sional wrestling gave him a shot at the ready, high-quality Sailors and Marines cased their athleticism in a friendly show, while he was assigned to Navy are available to meet the needs of our competition with an “American Ninja Information Operations Command fleet.” At the end of the year, NETC training Warrior” TV show participant Jan. 28. headquarters directors assess the learning Lt.j.g. Dustin McKinney, a student See Ninja on page 2

NASP IW Sailors compete with ‘American Ninja Warrior’ contestant

centers and training support centers based on established performance measures, and total the results. Areas evaluated include results of Inspector General and safety visits, how well the staff manages training and student throughput, and correct handling of specialty items such as ordnance, radiation and high-risk training. TEA Board Coordinator Dorothy Berry noted that winning in the TEA categories is no easy task. “Providing a ready relevant maritime force for the fleet is the mission of NETC, and the TEA competition shows the incredibly hard work done by the staff at each center fulfilling that mission,” said Berry. NETC training activities and those that conduct NETC training courses are eligible for TEA awards. The competition is composed of three award categories: the Learning Center Training Excellence “White T,” the Training Support Center Training Support Excellence “White TS,” and Functional Excellence Awards. The two winners of the T and TS will receive

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance office open at NASP By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

The IRS is waiting for your tax return, and the NAS Pensacola Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) office is ready to help you get it done. The NASP VITA office is

open and will be offering free tax help until the end of tax season. Taxpayers have a few extra days to file their taxes this year because the Emancipation Day holiday in Washington, D.C., falls on April 15, so this year’s deadline is April 18 to file 2015 returns and pay any tax due.

The NASP office has a bigger staff of volunteers this year, and there are two laptops available, which should make filing quick and easy, said Lt. Christopher J. Ironroad, an assistant staff judge advocate with the Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps who

is the contact person for the NASP VITA office. The service is available to active-duty and retirees and dependents, as well as reservists (activated 30 days plus and pre-demobilization) and entitled former spouses are also welcome.


While the NASP VITA office predominantly caters to walk-in customers, you may also schedule an appointment during normal hours of operation. In addition, Ironroad said the office is looking at expanding its hours

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Obey the sign: The only warning Blue Angels @Superbowl 50 you can expect for speeding onboard NASP From Blue Angels PAO

Story, photo by Mike O’Connor Gosport Associate Editor

NAS Pensacola drivers are warned: check your speed. Three radar-operating warning signs have been set up onboard NASP to let drivers know when they exceed the posted speed limits. The signs – one near the NASP main gate and two along Radford Boulevard – are there for a good reason. “To reduce speeding and to save lives,” said Lt.j.g. Harold Saintcloud, base security officer. “Speeders will slow down up to 80 percent of the time when alerted by a radar sign. Typical speed reductions are 10-20 percent. And radar signs are particularly effective at getting ‘super speeders’ to slow down and avoid accidents.” The message is important and being reinforced due to the large number of base visitors and the transient population of people being trained.

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NAS Pensacola Security Officer Lt.j.g. Harold Saintcloud monitors traffic on Radford Boulevard by one of the base’s radar signs.

U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, are slated to perform a flyover of the 2016 Super Bowl at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., Feb. 7. The Blue Angels will open the football game with their signature six-jet delta formation, immediately following the national anthem. The football game is set to pit the National Football League’s Denver Broncos against the Carolina Panthers. More than 70,000 spectators are expected to attend the football game, which draws more than 114 million viewers worldwide. The Blue Angels are currently training in California for the 2016 air show season and are scheduled to fly 65 demonstrations at 33 locations throughout North America in 2016, which is the Blue Angels 70th anniversary year. For more information about the Blue Angels, including the air show schedules, visit www. blue angels. For more Superbowl information, see Gosport’s “Life” section, page B1.

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NASP receives SecNav Energy Award ... In November it was announced that NAS Pensacola was the recipient of the Secretary of the Navy’s Energy and Water Management Award for a large shore command. Public Works Officer Cmdr. Brent Paul (above left) was recently congratulated by NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins with the arrival of the award plaque. The SecNav Award winners are authorized to fly the SecNav Energy Flag for one year. PAO photo Ninja from page 1

(NIOC) Georgia. “It is important to always look for ways to promote physical fitness,” said Lt. Scott Aaron, the coordinator for the local Ninja Warrior Challenge. “Having Lt. j.g. McKinney in our ACM class presented a fantastic opportunity to engage Sailors. Dustin is a great motivator.” For the past two years, McKinney has solidified himself as one of the most consistent contestants on “American Ninja Warrior,” especially after winning the military region by becoming the only finisher. The local competition at NAS Pensacola Corry Station started out with 20 participants, and the top 12 combined into six teams to meet the challenge. McKinney designed the course to allow Sailors with varying fitness levels to participate. “Although we didn't use the same type of obstacles you may see on ‘American Ninja Warrior,’ we used the same core competencies of physical skills that are required to be successful on the show: balance, speed, agility and grip strength,” said McKinney. The group started with a dynamic warm up and calisthenics. The qualifying round consisted of five countdown rounds of push-ups, sit-ups, fullbody exercises and sprints. For the competition itself, the teams navigated an obstacle course of a stack line, wheelbarrows, island hopping, bear crawls, somersaults and a 20-foot bar traverse. “When Sailors operate forward, we need to have a strong sense of teamwork and unity, so I also incorporated teamwork

into the course,” said McKinney. “The Sailors chose a partner to run the course with, which helped build the trust and reliance we need to have with one another as we serve.” ITSA John Parsons and CTNSA Marc Johnson were the only team to beat McKinney on the course, when he made an attempt to complete the course without a partner, losing by nine seconds. “It was a great honor to win the Ninja Warrior Challenge and to get to meet the Ninja Warrior, Lt. j.g. McKinney,” said Parsons, an information systems technician “A” school student. “The Sailors who beat my time worked together and pushed themselves, and that is what being in the Navy is all about,” said McKinney. McKinney’s interest in the TV competition developed when he was an cryptologic technician (collection) and continued when he was selected for Officer Candidate School. “To me, physical fitness is the means to a happy, healthy, and satisfying life,” said McKinney. “Physical fitness has taught me the importance of goal setting, which has led to success in many other areas of life.” McKinney said he will soon be featured on the new TV spinoff of “Team Ninja Warrior,” where he will compete alongside Geoff Britten and his wife, Jess Britten. McKinney will also appear on an “All-Star Ninja Warrior” episode later this year. Although McKinney will be deployed during season eight of “American Ninja Warrior,” he plans on training and continuing to pursue his dream of winning.

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a burgee denoting their award, which they are authorized to display throughout 2016. This year’s winners are: Learning Center Training Excellence “White T” Award: • Center for Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Diving, Panama City, Fla. Training Support Center Training Support Excellence “White TS” Award: • Training Support Center Great Lakes, Great Lakes. The Learning Center recipients of the Functional Awards are: Business Administration and Support (Yellow T): • Center for Information Dominance, Pensacola. • Center for Surface Combat Systems, Dahlgren, Va. • Planning and Programming (Silver T): • Center for Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Diving, Panama City. • Center for Security Forces, Virginia Beach, Va. • Center Service Support, Newport, R.I. • Center for Information Dominance, Pensacola. • Submarine Learning Center, Groton, Conn. Total Force Management Award (Red T): • Surface Warfare Officers School, Newport. • Center for Information Dominance, Pensacola. • Center for Surface Combat Systems, Dahlgren. Logistics Management Award (Blue T): • Center for Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Diving, Panama City. • Surface Warfare Officers School, Newport. • Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training, Pensacola. • Center for Service Support, VITA from page 1

to include some morning hours a couple of days a week for appointments only. He said that the expanded hours should be available sometime in the next two to three weeks. The NASP VITA office is located in Bldg. 680, Suite D, Room 225E (on Cuddihy Street across from the NEX mini mart). Hours of operation are noon to 4 p.m. Monday

“These (signs) will actually save lives,” Saintcloud said. “In the morning we have people running; it may be dark; they may not be paying attention. Slowing down five miles per hour may make a big difference. The message needs to be put out there. When they see this radar sign, it will help.” For those that fail to take note of the speed limits, take note of this: Speeding offenses onboard NASP can get expensive quickly and can cost you your base driving privileges. “We go by a point system, de-

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.

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Newport. • Naval Chaplaincy School and Center, Fort Jackson, S.C. • Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering, Port Hueneme, Calif. • Submarine Learning Center, Groton. Curriculum Management Award (Black T): • Center for Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Diving, Panama City. • Surface Warfare Officers School, Newport. • Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training, Pensacola. • Center for Security Forces, Virginia Beach. • Center for Service Support, Newport. • Center for Information Dominance, Pensacola. • Naval Chaplaincy School and Center, Fort Jackson. • Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering, Port Hueneme. • Center for Surface Combat Systems, Dahlgren. • Submarine Learning Center, Groton. Training Production Management Award (Green T): • Surface Warfare Officers School, Newport. • Center for Service Support, Newport. • Center for Information Dominance, Pensacola. Training Support Management Award (Bronze T): • Center for Security Forces, Virginia Beach. • Center for Information Dominance, Pensacola. • Naval Chaplaincy School and

Center, Fort Jackson. • Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering, Port Hueneme. • Submarine Learning Center, Groton. Financial Management Award (Purple T): • Center for Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Diving, Panama City. The Training Support Center recipients of the Functional Awards are: Business Administration and Support (Yellow TS): • Training Support Center Great Lakes, Great Lakes. Planning and Programming Award (Silver TS): • Training Support Center Hampton Roads, Norfolk. • Training Support Center San Diego, San Diego. • Training Support Center Great Lakes, Great Lakes. Logistics Management Award (Blue TS): • Training Support Center Hampton Roads, Norfolk. • Training Support Center San Diego, San Diego. • Training Support Center Great Lakes, Great Lakes. Training Support Management Award (Bronze TS): • Training Support Center Hampton Roads, Norfolk. • Training Support Center San Diego, San Diego. • Training Support Center Great Lakes, Great Lakes. Financial Management Award (Purple TS): • Training Support Center Hampton Roads, Norfolk. • Training Support Center San Diego, San Diego.

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pending on the speed limit and the nature of the offense,” Saintcloud said. “Three points, four points or more. You can find yourself in a very bad situation where you can’t drive on base anymore, depending on the infraction.” Jon Winters, NAS Pensacola safety manager, agreed with Saintcloud’s message. “Follow the base speed limits and keep your eyes on the road,” Winters advises. “This base is here for training. It has a huge student population. They transit to class on foot and throughout the base for physical training at the same time as rush hour traffic. Our

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staff and visitors also transit on foot and bicycles. This time of year it is dark during rush hour traffic and speed limits are more critical.” Winters noted that traffic mishaps occur on base every month and pointed out that if base driving privileges are lost, the motorist must attend an eight-hour AAA driver improvement course. The course is only offered once a month. So pay attention to the signs: don’t speed while driving on base. “Set the right example and ask your friends to do the same,” Winters said.

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The unknown: A military spouse’s greatest worry By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist


hat’s next? When will we move? Where will we go?” Like any military spouse, these are the questions that swirl in my mind now that my Navy husband, Francis, is in the last year of his current tour of duty. You know the type. The ones who incessantly scribble lists titled “Stuff I Gotta Do,” “Movies I Wanna Watch on Netflix,” “Household Projects I Never Quite Finished,” “Weight Loss Goals I Have Been Working on Since Ninth Grade,” “Meals That the Kids Won’t Hate,” and “Embarrassing Questions to Ask the Doctor.” Yep, that’s me. Needless to say, military moves really stress me out. In our 22 years of military marriage, I have often told my husband, “I don’t care if we live in a cardboard box under an overpass, just tell me where we are going, and I will plan where to hang the pictures.” All joking aside, there are legitimate worries that military families face every time they move, such as: Will my

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spouse have to move without us so the children can stay in school? And if we decide to “geobach,” how will that affect our marriage? Will I be able to find work in my field? If the children change schools, will they struggle with a new curriculum, or will they have to sit through material they have already learned? Will they fit in? Will we be happy? We have several more months to go before our rotation date, but guaranteed, I will work myself into a tizzy over all the unknowns about Francis’ next job and our next home. To make matters worse, we are waiting for decisions on our daughter Anna’s college applications. At 17, she is taking it all in stride, while I am a veritable basket case. Where will she

go? Can we afford it? Will she need a shower caddy? What if she gets a roommate with green hair and bolt piercings in her face who boils ramen in her hot pot and sets the dorm on fire, ruining Anna’s entire freshman experience? Our oldest, Hayden, has only two-and-a-half years of college left. If we don’t go bankrupt first, he will graduate with a degree in computer science and get snapped up by some tech firm, and then where will he be? Halfway around the world in California? Will he learn how to iron shirts all by himself? Who is going to pair up all his mismatched socks? Will I have to fly all the way out there to disinfect his bathroom and make sure he is eating enough fruit? And what about our

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 She and her family are stationed at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. youngest Lilly? Will she even be able to get into college with that chemistry grade? Should she forgo college altogether, considering that we will be flat broke by

the time we pay tuition for Hayden and Anna? Could we all fit in a cardboard box under an overpass if we had to? It is not easy being a nut job. I would much rather be the type of person who drifts contentedly through life like a twig on the shoulders of a mighty stream, embracing spontaneity while belting out Doris Day’s best “Que Sera, Sera.” I have often wondered if, at the heart of all my obsessive planning, are deep seeded “control issues” that if left unchecked, could spiral into a psychotic episode that would leave me wandering in front of the courthouse in a dusty wool coat and a tin foil turban, muttering something about campaign finance reform, and pushing a shopping cart full of empty tuna cans. There I go again. My rational side knows that all the worries in the world will not change two simple truths of military life: We will never know what will happen until it happens. Just like Doris sings, “Whatever Will Be, Will Be.”

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BBD is here: What you need to know From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs


ILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) – The Navy announced Jan. 28 that Billet Based Distribution (BBD) will be implemented February 2016 in NavAdmin 016/16. BBD will enable the Navy to more efficiently assign personnel in support of warfighting readiness and match Sailors to specific billets based on rate, rating and Navy Enlisted Classification The new functionality is being added into the Career Management System – Interactive Detailing (CMS-ID), but Sailors will continue to apply for jobs the same way they do now. “Although the process behind the scenes will change, Sailors will not have to learn a new system to negotiate for PCS orders. To fleet Sailors, the upgrades will be transparent and seamless,” said Rear Adm. Ken Whitesell, assistant commander for Career Progression, Navy Personnel Command (NPC). “Ultimately, BBD will help drive improved personnel readiness across the fleet.” BBD will allow command personnel managers, detailers

and placement coordinators to more reliably assess a vacant position’s impact on readiness. Specific goals include: • The alignment of every enlisted Sailor, who is available for assignment, to a Navy position. • A system that has the tools and accurate demand signal needed to maximize rating and Critical Navy Enlistment Classification (NEC) “Fit.” • The capability to better use available Permanent Change of Station (PCS) and Temporary Duty under Instruction (TDI) funds. • The capability to forecast future fleet vacancies which will lead to better Sailor and fleet customer service.

Capt. Bruce Deshotel, head enlisted community manager, speaks to Sailors during a Navy Personnel Command’s Fleet Engagement Team (FET) visit. The FET spoke about career management system-interactive detailing, limited directed detailing, chief petty officer early return to sea, voluntary sea duty program, billet-based distribution and other topics related to a Sailor’s career. Photo by MC3 Seth Coulter

• The foundation for an improved assignment process. The first BBD enlisted requisition will run today (Feb. 5). Additionally, the February cycle of CMS-ID, which will use the new BBD capability, will be open for fleet applications Feb. 12. To ensure they are placed in the right job, Sailors should review their records often for accuracy – especially for the

NECs they hold to ensure accurate information for the detailing process. The implementation of BBD requires all fleet users to resubmit paperwork for access. Enlisted Sailors who are negotiating for orders don’t need to take any action. Leaders, personnel managers and others who require access for any other reason can send their requests now. Guidance on fill-

ing out and submitting paperwork can be found on the NPC BBD web page at bupers-npc/ enlisted/ billet_ based/Pages/ default2.aspx. For more information, visit the NPC BBD web page or contact your command’s placement coordinator. For more news from Navy Personnel Command, visit

Navy christens littoral combat ship Sioux City From United States Central Command

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy christened its newest Freedom variant littoral combat ship, USS Sioux City (LCS 11), during a ceremony Jan. 30 in Marinette, Wis. Sioux City, designated LCS 11, honors the city of Sioux City, Iowa. Adm. Michelle Howard, vice chief of Naval Operations, served as principal speaker. Mary Winnefeld, wife of retired Adm. James “Sandy” Winnefeld, served as the ship’s sponsor. The ceremony was highlighted by Winnefeld breaking a bottle of sparkling wine across the bow to formally christen the ship, which is a time-honored Navy tradition. “The christening and launch of LCS 11, the future USS Sioux City, marks an important step toward this great warship’s entry into the fleet,” said Ray Mabus, secretary of the Navy. “The hard work and dedication of our nation’s shipbuilders have ensured this ship will serve as a representation of both Sioux City and our Navy and Marine Corps’ ability to deliver presence for decades to come.” The future USS Sioux City is the first naval vessel to be named in honor of

An artist rendering of the littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS11). Photo illustration by Stan Bailey

Sioux City, Iowa. The fourth-largest city in the state, Sioux City was founded in 1854 at the navigational head of the Missouri River and takes its name from one of a group of North American Indian tribes that make up the Great Sioux Nation. Sioux City has a strong historical connection to all branches of the military, in-

cluding the Navy. The U.S. Naval Reserve Construction Battalion (NCB) 2 deployed from Sioux City Naval Reserve Training Center to Vietnam in 1967, and in February 1968 the 185th Tactical Fighter Squadron of the Iowa Air National Guard was deployed from their base in Sioux City in direct response to the seizure of the USS Pueblo

by North Korea. Sioux City is also the hometown of the 27th Chief of Naval Operations, retired Adm. Vern Clark. The LCS class consists of two variants, the Freedom variant and the Independence variant, designed and built by two industry teams. The Freedom variant team is led by Lockheed Martin (for the odd-numbered hulls, e.g. LCS 1). The Independence variant team is led by Austal USA (for LCS 6 and the subsequent even-numbered hulls) and was originally led by General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works (LCS 2 and LCS 4). The LCS seaframes will be outfitted with reconfigurable payloads, called mission modules (made up of mission systems and support equipment), which can be changed quickly. These modules combine with crew detachments and aviation assets to become complete mission packages, which will deploy manned and unmanned vehicles and sensors in support of mine countermeasures, anti-submarine warfare, or surface warfare missions. For more information about the littoral combat ship class: http://www. =4200.



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Navy COOL mobile app now available From Naval Education and Training Command Public Affairs


ailors can now access several tools and resources found on Navy Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL) via their mobile devices with a new Navy COOL application that launched Jan. 28. The Navy COOL app, available for both Android and iOS/Apple devices, is designed to help Sailors, both enlisted and officer, to find information on credentialing, career development and civilian crosswalks related to their military occupation. “This new app provides an expanded capability for Sailors to help them translate the skills they’ve learned on the job into civilian credentials, career growth opportunities and related civilian occupations,� said Keith Boring, Navy COOL program manager. “The app is a great complement to our newly redesigned website and provides extra features that I think Sailors will find handy to have at their fingertips.� Besides credentialing information, the app provides enlisted members with Learning and Development Roadmaps (LaDRs), which are rating-specific online guides that explain in detail what Sailors need to succeed at specific points in their career. Additional app features include snapshots of related civilian oc-

cupations and United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) trades, along with generic joint service transcripts associated with each enlisted Navy rating. Rating Information Cards also provide summary information such as school locations, training time, qualifications and working environment. These and the other features within the app are particularly useful for recruiters and career counselors, especially when they are on the go, as they advise potential recruits and Sailors of professional options available to them. “The Navy COOL app is another valuable tool that will provide training and resources to our Sailors to support their Navy career and beyond,� said Rear Adm. Mike White, commander Naval Education and Training Command. “We want to ensure, especially with today’s younger generation that we're giving them the means and tools to access information wherever they are, when they want it and in ways they find most convenient

Students from the Aerospace Medical Technician School explore Naval Education Training Command (NETC) smart phone applications to find out more about advancement with the “FMS Calculator� and command recourses with “New to the Navy.� NETC’s newest app, Navy COOL, provides Sailors with a set of credentialing and career tools to help make professional development decisions throughout their Navy career and beyond. Other tools within the app include in-service civilian and industry certifications, road maps to career advancement and retention, and civilian career occupations after life in the Navy. Photo by Ens. James A. Griffin

for them.� For enlisted Sailors and veterans who are not using Navy COOL to fund credentialing exams and fees, the app also provides a gateway to Department of Veterans Affairs GI Bill funding options. The Navy COOL app is a bring-your-own device (BYOD) tool designed to work on personal devices outside of the NMCI domain. Users can download the Navy COOL app from the Apple store and Google Play Store at no cost. The Navy COOL app is the

latest in a series of apps produced by the U.S. Navy Sea Warrior Program (PMW 240). Other recent apps include the Final Multiple Score Calculator, Operations Security General Military Training (GMT), and Domestic Violence GMT. To find the free Navy COOL app, search “Navy COOL� in app stores or in your web browser. The Navy COOL office is located at the Center for Information Dominance (CID) at Naval Air Station Pensacola Corry Station. CID is the Navy’s learning

center that leads, manages and delivers Navy and joint forces training in information operations, information warfare, information technology, cryptology and intelligence. For more information on Navy COOL, visit https://www. For more information on the Naval Education and Training Command, visit the NETC website at For more news from Naval Education and Training Command, visit www. navy. mil/ local/cnet/.


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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 third 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.

Time at Whiting set foundation for stellar career By Jay Cope NAS Whiting Field PAO


hen the days get tough, the work is hard, and a person is tired from studying, it helps to have some kind of external motivator to remember the end goal of all the effort. For Col. Randy Bresnik, that motivation came from a poster given to him from an uncle that said, “the sky is no limit.” Seeing that slogan every day has pushed him to a career that has defied the boundaries of Earth and led him beyond the skies. Now working in Star City, Russia, Bresnik is training to become one of the select few individuals to command the International Space Station (ISS). He is slated for a Nov. 8, 2017, return to space in a Russian ship, and he will command the ISS until May 2018. Considering that Bresnik will need to know Russian as well as a Russian cosmonaut does, he emphasized that he is studying as hard as he ever has to prepare for the flight. As a former Marine aviator and test pilot, the first graduate of the Citadel to ever fly in space learned many of the basic lessons he continues to use from his early days in flight training at Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF). “Biggest thing at flight training is to focus on time management. Attention to detail, the way you prepare and the way you debrief. Brief – execution – debrief. Skills learned in primary are still skills used in space flight,” Bresnik said. Following an impressive 11year career with NASA and 12 successful years as a military pilot before that, Bresnik should be justifiably confident in his capabilities. However, he stressed that it wasn’t always that way. The start of flight training at the installation was fairly nervewracking for the 24-year-old officer. “We all finished college and we chose to do it,” he stated, “but you come to NAS Whiting Field and you don’t know if you have the skills. You question whether

it is something you will be compatible with.” Academically, the questions were answered quickly. During ground school, Bresnik saw an earlier student score 299 out of 300 on the series of six tests prospective aviators take. He then wondered why someone can’t do 300 out of 300. He assumed the challenge, pushed himself, and achieved that perfect score. He then was assigned to primary flight training in the T-34 Turbo Mentor with Training Squadron Three at NASWF. Although at the installation for less than a year, he called the experience “exciting” and still recalls the unique setup of the two airfields less than one mile apart, and the incredible pace of flight operations. “Seeing how busy both fields constantly were, it was amazing how Whiting Field functioned so efficiently. It is a testament to how well the system works and how well we train,” he said. “You hear about the exploits of those who went before you and you want to do the same.” With the foundations of flight training in place, Bresnik received orders to Texas to earn his Wings of Gold as a jet pilot. He then transferred to Cecil Field in Florida and completed training in the F/A-18 Hornet with VFA106. Bresnik completed three overseas deployments while bouncing between Hawaii and California with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA)-212. While with the “Lancers,” he completed Marine Corps Weapons and Tactics Instructors Course as well as Naval Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN), before being accepted into the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School in 1999. After completing the year-

Astronaut Randy Bresnik (near the Columbus laboratory), STS-129 mission specialist, participates in the mission’s second session of extravehicular activity (EVA) as construction and maintenance continue on the International Space Station. NASA photo

long program, he flew every model of the F/A-18 through all manner of flight tests as an F/A18 Test Pilot Project Officer, and returned to the Test Pilot School in 2002 as an instructor. His final military duty station was with VMFA-225, where he flew combat missions in support of Operation Southern Watch and Operation Iraqi Freedom before being one of only two candidates selected by NASA to join Astronaut Group 19. Bresnik spent the next several years completing the scientific and technical briefings, instruction in space shuttle and ISS systems, physiological training and survival training required of all astronauts. He was selected to take the 31st shuttle flight to ISS which launched Nov. 16, 2009. The mission was a supply run to deliver approximately 30,000 pounds of replacement parts and two express logistics carriers. During the mission, Bresnik carried a scarf worn by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart. The scarf had been on display at the Ninety-Nines Museum of Women Pilots in Oklahoma City. His grandfather, Albert Louis Bresnik, was the personal photographer for Earhart for the five years preceding her disappearance in 1937. Upon its return to Earth, the scarf was placed in a new display at the museum dedicated to the Bresnik’s grandfather’s photographs.

However, the highlight for Bresnik was his first extravehicular activity (EVA) or spacewalk, Nov. 21, 2009. He compared his excitement preceding the event to his first time to solo, first night flight in Texas, first F-18 flight, first night trap, and his first time in combat – all rolled into one. “You can not be the same after your first view from space, looking at the planet,” Bresnik emphasized. “I have been very fortunate to see that beautiful blue marble called planet Earth.” The very next day though, Bresnik received some even better news. His wife, Rebecca, gave birth to his daughter, Abigail Mae, the night before making him the second astronaut to become a father while in orbit. He received word via a phone patch early on Nov. 22, shortly before preparations began for his next EVA, Nov. 23, 2009. “You have to be focused, like other dangerous jobs there are consequences (to wrong actions),” Bresnik said about his emotions following the birth of Abigail. “The very next day I had to compartmentalize my emotions and go out again. Exactly the stuff I learned in flight school and I was still using it 25 years later.” In the five years since his first space flight, Bresnik has been preparing for his next opportunity. He participated in the European Space Agency’s Cooperative Adventure for Valu-

ing and Exercising human behavior and performance Skills (CAVES) in Sardinia, Italy. This was the first event of its type with the participants living deep beneath the surface for nearly a week. The international team, with members from Japan, Russia, Europe and the U.S., dealt with the dark, confined spaces while working a schedule similar to what is used during spaceflights. The activities promoted scientific knowledge while enhancing teamwork in a harsh, unfamiliar setting. In many ways it simulated the same type of difficulties as his week-long command in 2014 of NASA’s Extreme Environment Mission Operation (NEEMO) project located under 62 feet of water six miles off the Florida Keys. “All of this is done so that the first time you go into space, it is just another operation. It is good for team building and individual development. It helps ensure that physical and mental difficulties don’t become overwhelming,” he said. As he prepares for his next opportunity in space in 2017, Bresnik has no clue what comes after. He does know that the 25-yearold Bresnik from 1992 had no idea what was in store. “I left Whiting Field just hoping to be a pilot and the opportunities kept coming,” he said. “I just kept asking myself, ‘What can I do next?’ ”

February 5, 2016





Mardi Gras parades ready to roll The Krewe of Lafitte Illuminated Parade is scheduled for 8 p.m. today, Feb. 5, in downtown Pensacola. Other events on the Mardi Gras schedule include: • Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras parade at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 6. in downtown Pensacola. • Krewe of Wrecks Pensacola Beach Parade at 2 p.m. Feb. 7 (rain or shine). • Red beans and rice will be served at 11 a.m. Feb. 8 in the Sandshaker parking lot on Pensacola Beach. • Pensacola Priscus Party Gras Fat Tuesday Celebration from 5:30 p.m. to midnight Feb. 9 in downtown Pensacola. For more information on Mardi Gras events in Pensacola, go to For more information on Mardi Gras events at Pensacola Beach, go to www.pensacola

Local submarine veterans to meet

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 dolphin (undersea warfare badge) insignia. Dues are $25 per year. For more information, contact Drum Base Commander Larry Mueller by phone at 723-3479 or by e-mail at

ROWWA luncheon to be held Feb. 11

Members of the Retired Officers’ Wives and Widows Association (ROWWA) will meet Feb. 11 at the Mustin Beach Club aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. A program will be presented by Hill Goodspeed of the National Naval Aviation Museum. Membership is open to wives, widows and retired women officers of all military services. For luncheon reservations ($20) call Mary Chase at 995-4466. For membership information contact Molly Werner at 292-9756.

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

Japanese language classes offered

The Continuing Education Personal Enrichment Series at the University of West Florida is offering an opportunity to learn about Japanese culture. Upcoming classes include Conversational Japanese I, starting Feb. 9, and Conversational Japanese II, starting Feb. 11. Tuition is $69. For more information, call 473-7468 or go to and search for course keyword: Japanese.

NMCRS fund drive to kick off Feb. 17

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. 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,, or his executive assistant, CTM1 Blake Phelps, at 452-6813 (e-mail,

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. You need to provide transportation, but if that is a problem contact the organizers. The workshop is open to activeduty, 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

Workshop teaches suicide prevention

A SafeTALK workshop, sponsored by the NAS Pensacola Chapel, is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 18 at the All Faiths Chapel, Bldg. 634. The workshop prepares helpers to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to first aid resources. The workshop is open to active-duty, DoD and civilian employees at NAS Pensacola, NASP Corry Station, Saufley Field and NAS Whiting Field.

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Exchange plans special events Two special events are coming up at the Navy Exchange Pensacola Mall, 5600 Highway 98 West. The Follow Your Heart Bridal Event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – just in time for Valentine’s Day. Special guests will include the representatives from the Commissary, the Mustin Beach Club and Fleet and Family Support Center. The event will take place in the mall’s fine jewelry and cosmetics departments. You can register to win prizes. Wedding cake and hors d’oeuvres will be served. In celebration of Black History Awareness Month, the African American Heritage Society of Pensacola will present an event featuring more than 10 authors reading excerpts from the book “When Black Folks Was Colored” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 13 inside the main mall entrance. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 458-8258. For more information, call the NAS Pensacola Chaplain’s office at 452-2093 or e-mail CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford at tony.bradford.ctr@

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. 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.

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.

Antarctic explorers scheduled to meet

Members of the Gulf Coast Group Chapter of the Old Antarctic Explorers Association (OAEA) will meet at noon Feb. 6 at Rico Mexican restaurant, 830 North Navy Blvd. All members, family, or interested parties who have been to Antarctica or who may have an interest in Antarctica are welcome. For more information, call 456-3556.

Military engineers announce luncheon

The monthly luncheon meeting of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is scheduled for Feb. 18 at the Mustin Beach Club aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Retired Army Col. C.H. “Stretch” Dunn, will speak about his time in Vietnam, Staff College, Korea and the USACE as well as his leadership in an outreach for veterans, providing counseling and care for those suffering from PTSD, TBI and MI (moral injury). You are not required to be military or an engineer to attend. Space is limited, so make reservation early. To RSVP, contact Alfred Nuzzolo at or call (228) 249-9892.

Charity golf tournament to be April 1

Pen Air Federal Credit Union will present the 16th annual charity golf tournament April 1 at the A.C. Read Golf Course aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The tournament features a luncheon and putting contest at 11 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The event benefits the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society’s annual Active Duty Fund Drive. Registration begins at $75 for individual golfers and $300 for a team of four players. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. Interested golfers should contact Patty Veal at 505-3200, ext. 7777.

Mustangs announce membership drive

The Emerald Coast Mustang Association (ECMA) is looking for Northwest Florida members. The association is for active-duty, reservists and retired Navy and Marine Corps limited duty officers, chief warrant officers and officers with at least four years of prior enlisted service. This year’s theme is “New Year, New Enthusiasm.” For more information, e-mail or call one the ECMA officers: • President, Capt. Lee Alexander, at; 452-4989. • Vice president, Capt. Mike Whitt, at; 452-4029. • Treasurer, retired Cmdr. Evan Hipsley, at • Historian, retired Capt. Tom Pruter, at • Secretary, Lt. Cmdr. Tim Kelly, at; 452-8518.

Double Bridge Run includes expo

The 19th annual Double Bridge Run presented by Publix is scheduled for Feb. 13. Thousands of runners from all over the nation will participate in the 15K and 5K races, and a two-day health and fitness expo is scheduled for Feb. 11 and 12. Volunteer registration is now open. The health and fitness expo will feature vendors from various health, fitness, and wellness companies from around the area. Volunteer opportunities for the expo include assisting in the expo set-up, runner’s packet pickup, ID checks, greeters and bib number assistance. Opportunities for race day include runner gear bag check in, 15K welcome/ registration, bus greeters, ID checks, gear bag pick-up and finish line timers. To register as a volunteer and for more information about the event, go to or call 434-2800.

Supplier Diversity Exchange debuts

The Florida Office of Supplier Diversity is presenting the Supplier Diversity Exchange, a new regional event to network and learn of state purchasing opportunities, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Feb. 11 at the University of West Florida Conference Center, 11000 University Parkway, Bldg. 22. The event will feature training, workshops and presentations by professionals from the Small Business Association, Small Business Development Center and local Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) business owners, as well as representatives from state, local and regional government entities. Small business owners will be able to network and learn directly from state and local government buyers. The event also will feature a few prime contracts that are up for bid on the Pensacola Bay Bridge project. To register for the free event, go to For more information, call 487-0915.

Bridge luncheon features fashion show

The Pensacola Museum of Art Guild’s 22nd annual Have a Heart for Art bridge luncheon and fashion show is scheduled for Feb. 16. at the Pensacola Country Club. Tickets are $50 and include your choice of bridge or a variety of other games, lunch and a fashion show presented by Bluetique. For ticket information, contact Elyse Bernstein at 912-4644.

Free event includes bonfire and movie

Warrington Baptist Church, 103 W. Winthrop Ave., is presenting a free bonfire and fellowship under the stars event at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 13. The event will include a movie showing and live music. Hot cocoa, coffee, hot dogs and smores will be served. For more information, call 455-4578.

Coin collectors to gather Feb. 18

Members of the Pensacola Numismatic Society (coin club) will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant, 630 North Navy Blvd. A presentation is planned and a coin auction will be conducted after the meeting. There is no cost to attend unless you plan to have dinner. For more information, call Mark Cummings at 332-6491.

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 a dance party will be held after the run. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the local American Diabetes Association office. For more information, go to www.the or send an e-mail to support@

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February 5, 2016

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Super Bowl 50 AFC champions Denver Broncos are scheduled to take on NFC champions Carolina Panthers to decide the NFL champion for the 2015 season at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. • Feb. 7 • 5:30 p.m. (CST) • Tune in to CBS • For more information: Go to

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n a Mardi Gras weekend matchup, America Football Conference (AFC) champions Denver Broncos will go up against National Football Conference (NFC) champs the Carolina Panthers. At stake: 2015 National Football League (NFL) championship as the Super Bowl returns to the San Francisco Bay Area for the first time since 1985’s Super Bowl XIX. CBS will broadcast the game and the going rate for a 30-second advertising spot is a cool $5 million.
















By Kay Blakley DeCA Home Economist

Cheering your favorite team to victory in this year’s Super Bowl could work up some hearty appetites at your house. So, be prepared with tasty treats that even the losing team supporters will love. Buffalo Chicken Dip Makes five cups or about 20 servings. To make it “family” size, cut recipe in half. Ingredients 2 (10-ounce) cans chunk chicken, drained 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1 cup ranch dressing 3/4 cup hot pepper sauce 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided 1 bunch celery, cleaned and cut into 4inch pieces 1 (8-ounce) box chicken-flavored crackers

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Directions: Heat chicken and hot sauce in a large skillet over medium heat until heated through. Stir in cream cheese and ranch dressing. Cook, stirring until well blended and warm. Stir in half the shredded cheese and transfer mixture to a slow cooker. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the top, cover and cook on low until hot and bubbly. Serve with celery sticks and crackers. Hot and Sweet Drumsticks Ingredients 1 cup apricot preserves 1/2 cup ketchup 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 teaspoons minced

garlic 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce 3 pounds chicken drumsticks (about 12) Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small saucepan, combine preserves, ketchup, soy sauce, garlic and hot pepper sauce. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until preserves are melted. Arrange drumsticks in a single layer in a 13-x-9inch baking pan. Pour sauce over drumsticks, turning to coat. Bake, uncovered, for 40 to 45 minutes or until chicken is done, spooning sauce over drumsticks several times while baking.

Jokes & Groaners Great football quotes “Football is like life; it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.” - Vince Lombardi “When you win, nothing hurts.” – Joe Namath “Football combines two of the worst things in American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings.” – George Will

Super-bad jokes Playing possum: Why are the (insert team) like a possum? Because they play dead at home and get killed on the road. Time to go: After spending all day watching football, Jimmy fell asleep in front of the TV and spent the whole night in the chair. In the morning, his wife woke him up right before work. “Get up dear,” she said, “it’s 20 to 7.” He awoke with a start and said, “In whose favor?” Q: Why are football stadiums always cool? A: Because they’re full of fans.




February 5, 2016

CNATT hosts American Council on Education visit Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training PAO


embers of a nationally recognized accreditation organization visited the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Jan. 2022 as the first step in determining if several of the organization’s courses would be eligible for college credit recommendations. The American Council on Education (ACE) assessed CNATT courses over a two-day span, an intense look at required training for beginning and intermediate aviation maintenance students which CNATT Director of Training Terry Williams said could have an impact on their future careers. “Having organizations eval-

uate the coursework offered through CNATT’s learning activities around the world is going to greatly assist service members going through our courses as well as give them a head start toward a post-Navy trade or higher education,” he said. “During the entire inspection and during the out brief with CNATT Commanding Officer (Capt. Terry Hammond)

the ACE team repeatedly lauded our programs, and the pride staff members take in them.” Since 1945, the American Council on Education (ACE) has provided a collaborative link between the U.S. Department of Defense and higher education through the review of military training and experiences for the award of equivalent college credits for members of the armed forces. The evaluation process is founded on high quality standards of practice, including a rigorous review and selection of subject-matter experts and academic faculty, a site visit to analyze the content and an evaluation consensus in determining the learning outcomes and appropriate academic credit recommendations. During the visit, 17 CNATT courses were evaluated. CNATT N7 Training Specialist

Robert Folmar said each of these courses is meticulously maintained at the oversight level, providing an intensive, best-practices approach to instruction. The process for accreditation is lengthy, requiring a series of steps leading up to the accreditation recommendation. Folmar said final results of the ACE team visit could be expected in 30 days, and added that the impact of accredited courses offered through CNATT facilities stems across the Navy and Marine Corps, and can have a significant impact on a Sailor’s and Marine’s career. “Sailors and Marines taking these courses are impacting our fleet in areas too numerous to count,” he said. “What they’re accomplishing as graduates, is providing dividends in all aspects of what we do on a daily basis: support the warfighter.

ʻOne team, one fightʼ NASP SAPR brings training message onboard LCS 2 ... NAS Pensacola’s Fleet and Family Support Center’s (FFSC) Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) Anne Ballensinger recently provided Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training to base visitor USS Independence (LCS 2) Crew 201 from San Diego, Calif. (Navy Region Southwest USFF). (Left) Left to right are CMDCS (SW/AW) Craig T. Johnson, Cmdr. Don Rauch, Ballensinger and Cmdr. Emily Cathey. NASP FFSC stands by ready to serve all Sailors and Marines from any of its programs. (Right) Teaching materials used in the SAPR course. For more information on SAPR training, visit http://www. public. navy. mil/ bupers-npc/ support/ 21st_Century_Sailor/sapr/ Pages/training.aspx. FFSC photos

Being able to perform these skills while on active duty and have the skills transfer to a potential job or to a university while or after they serve in the Navy or Marine Corps is something CNATT has always taken seriously; supporting these warfighters who make the naval service what it is today.” CNATT is headquartered aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola, and develops, delivers and supports aviation technical training at 27 sites located throughout the continental United States and Japan. CNATT is a technical training agent for the Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) an organization designed to advance and sustain Naval Aviation warfighting capabilities at an affordable cost, and is the largest training center under Naval Education and Training Command (NETC).



February 5, 2016


Scientist who landed on moon to lecture at IHMC From the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition

A lecture by Sen. Harrison “Jack” Schmitt, a former astronaut, is scheduled for 6 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC), 40 South Alcaniz St. The title of the lecture is “19031969 Wrights to Armstrong.” The first 70 years of the 20th century saw a remarkable explosion in techSchmitt nology related to flight above the surface of the Earth. In 1903 at Kitty Hawk, N.C., the Wright Brothers demonstrated powered air-

craft flight for the first time. In 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped from the lunar module Eagle onto the lunar surface. Between these two unique historic events, air travel became routine and space travel had left the realm of science fiction and entered reality. The scientific, economic, defense and life benefits arising from the accomplishment of these two events changed the course of the future for America and all nations. Schmitt was born in Santa Rita, N.M., and grew up in nearby Silver City. He received a bachelor’s of science degree from Caltech and a doctorate in geology from Harvard. He worked in Norway as a Fulbright Scholar and also as a National Science Foundation post-doctorate fellow. Selected by NASA as a scientist-astronaut

in 1965, he earned Air Force T-38 jet pilot wings in 1966 and Navy H-13 helicopter wings in 1967. Schmitt flew in space as Apollo 17’s lunar module pilot, landing in the moon’s Valley of Taurus-Littrow, Dec. 11, 1972. He is the only scientist and the last of 12 men to step on the moon. Elected to the U.S. Senate from New Mexico in 1976, Schmitt worked on legislation and New Mexico affairs related to technology, immigration, healthcare, commerce, national security and intelligence. A part of his consulting business in aerospace and earth science, he served on the President Reagan’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, the Army Science Board and the President H.W. Bush’s Ethics Commission and chaired the NASA Advisory Council from 2005 to 2008.

In 1983, Schmitt became director of Orbital Sciences Corporation, now Orbital ATK. Beginning in 1996, he taught “Resources from Space” at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is an associate fellow in the Department of Engineering. He has authored “Return to the Moon; Exploration, Enterprise and Energy in the Human Exploration of Space” and numerous scientific papers. He lives in the intermountain west with his wife of more than 30 years, Teresa Fitzgibbon, and a number of fourlegged canine family members. Schmitt is also a visiting senior research scientist at the IHMC. Prior to his lecture there will be a reception starting at 5:30 p.m. Seating is limited. For more information, or to register call 202-4462 or go to





February 5, 2016

Morale, Welfare and Recreation

Museum also offering special breakfast tours during February From the National Naval Aviation Museum

February events at National Naval Aviation Museum include a free concert and behind-the-scenes tours. The United States Air Force Band of the West is scheduled to perform at 2 p.m. Feb. 7 at the museum. The band is a 45-member ensemble that represents the Air Force by performing for formal military ceremonies, educational clinics and public concerts throughout the southern United States. Its repertoire ranges from Renaissance through the present day, from symphonic band literature to Broadway musicals, and from marches to popular

hits. Featured soloists will be A1C Alicia Cancel and Staff Sgt. Kathleen Keese. Tickets are available at www.bandofthewest. or call MWR at 452-3806. Every Tuesday in February, visitors will get to take a peek behind the scenes at museum artifacts rarely seen by the public while enjoying a Chickfil-A breakfast and Starbucks coffee. The Breakfast and Behind-the-Scenes event will be held in the Blue Angels atrium and doors will open at 8 a.m. Cost for breakfast is $5 per person. The concert and breakfast tours are open to the public, but due to a recent policy change at Naval Air Station Pensacola, visitors to the museum who do not possess a Department of Defense (DoD) identification card or are not escorted by a DoD ID car holder, will be required to enter the base via the west gate located off Blue Angel Parkway.

Bubble soccer winners announced ... Players from the Marine Aviation Training Support Group 23 team were recently recognized as the champions of the bubble soccer tournament at Naval Air Station Pensacola (NAS). Eight teams (five from NASP and three from NASP Corry Station) competed. Other upcoming NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sports opportunities include a Captain’s Club table tennis tournament starting Feb. 22, a March 18 golf scramble and an evening basketball tournament starting March 28. For more information, call the NAS Pensacola sports office, at 452-4391 or 452-4392. Photo from NASP MWR

At the movies FRIDAY

“The Forest,� PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Revenant,� R, 7:30 p.m.; “Joy,� PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Daddy’s Home� PG-13, 8 p.m.


“Alvin and the Chipmunks,� PG, noon; “Risen,� PG-13, 2 p.m. (free admission); “Point Break� (3D), PG-13, 4:30 p.m.; “The Revenant,� R, 7 p.m.; “Daddy’s Home� PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens� (2D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “Joy,� PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “The Forest,� PG-13, 8 p.m.


“Joy,� PG-13, 1 p.m.; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens� (3D), PG-13, 3:30 p.m.; “The Revenant,� R, 6:30 p.m.; “Alvin and the Chipmunks,� PG, noon; “The Forest,� PG-13, 2 p.m.; “Sisters,� R, 4:30 p.m.; “Concussion,� PG-13, 7 p.m.


“The Forest,� PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens� (3D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Joy,� PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “The Big Short,� 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.; “The Revenant,� R, 6 p.m.


“Alvin and the Chipmunks,� PG, 5 p.m.; “Concussion,� PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Sisters,� R, 7:30 p.m.


“The Forest,� PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Point Break� (3D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “The Revenant,� R, 6 p.m.

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

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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 • For the Love of Coffee Mile & A Half Dash: 11:15 a.m. Feb. 11. Race starts at Starbucks on Radford Boulevard. Free to participate. Sponsored by Radford Fitness Center and Starbucks MWR. For more information, call 452-9845. • 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 For more information, call 452-2454. • Winter bowling: Feb. 24 to March 28 at NASP Corry Station Bowling Center, Bldg. 3738. Three• Frozen Winter player teams. DeadWonderland: Noon line to enter is 4 to 4 p.m. Feb. 20 on p.m. Feb. 8. Coaches meet 11 old hospital grounds a.m. Feb. 9. For across the street from more information, Mustin Beach Club on contact command Radford Boulevard. sports representa- Come and enjoy sledtive or call NASP ding, games and Corry Station sports much more. Event is free and open to all office at 452-6520. • Get outside MWR authorized paand have fun: trons: Active-duty, reBlue Angel Naval tirees, DoD civilians Recreation Area, and their families. 2100 Bronson Road, is open year round, with activities including camping, hiking, cycling, paintball, hiking, geocaching, disc golf, sailing, swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding. For more information, call Outpost Marina at 281-5489. • British Soccer camps: Have a child that may be interested? This is not an MWR program, but will take place at the Navy Youth Ball Field Complex 6-10 at the Navy Youth Sports Complex on Highway 98. Four age groups. For more information, go to or call 1( 800) 878-2167, ext 239. • Singles Racquetball Tournament: Feb. 16 to March 16 at NASP Corry Station Wenzel Gym, Bldg. 3711. Two-person teams. Deadline to enter is 4 p.m. Feb. 16. Coaches meet at 11 a.m. Feb. 17 at MWR sports office, Bldg. 3738. For more information, contact command sports representative or call NASP Corry Station sports office at 452-6520. • Winter aquatics: Even during winter you can get your swim fix. MWR aquatics programs are offered at the indoor pool, Bldg. 3828. Check out classes at naspaquatics or call 452-9429. • 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

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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:; 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.

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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.

• 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 • BĘźnai 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 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.

The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Partners in Parenting: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 9. Tips that new or beginner parent needs to know. Caring for your baby can be scary at first. Class will teach you techniques to help you care for your newborn. Topics include diaper changing, feeding and swaddling. Class is for non-pregnant partner. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • 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

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

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