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African-American/Black History Month observance ... NAS Pensacola is scheduled to hold its annual African-American/Black History Month program at the Mustin Beach Club Feb. 28 at 11:30 a.m. Guest speaker for the event will be NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins. For more information, contact SH1(SW/AW) Lajoy Battle at 452-4755.

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CNO announces Health, Safety and Fitness Flagship award winners By NETC PAO

Fourteen commands were recognized for community service excellence as the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) announced the Health, Safety and Fitness Flagship awards for calendar year 2013 in NavAdmin 017/14 Jan. 27. Managed by the flag sponsor, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), and executed by the Naval Education and Training Professional Development Technology Center’s (NETPDTC) Community Service and Outreach Program director, the award recognizes commands with the best overall community service programs teaching and encouraging individuals, especially youth, to lead healthy and active lives. “The Navy’s Health, Safety and Fitness Flagship award recognizes those commands who partner with schools and the local communities to promote and encourage healthy, active lifestyles,” said Capt. Janet Lomax, NETPDTC’s commanding officer. “Afloat and shore-based commands who participate are leading by example. The contributions of their Sailors are important because they work to build a culture of fitness and change mindsets towards healthy living while de-

veloping close ties between the community and the Navy. The resulting changes are lasting,” she said. “As the coordinator for the NETC Sponsored Health, Safety and Fitness Flagship Awards program, I was truly impressed with the packages,” said Keith Washington, NETPDTC’s Community Service and Outreach director. “It was very evident that these commands embraced the spirit and intent of the Navy Community Service Program (NCSP). These Sailors devoted numerous hours serving as role models in the community, while promoting healthy lifestyles in keeping with the Navy core values.” Health, safety and fitness project initiatives are part of the NCSP. The Health, Safety and Fitness program features Navy volunteers who visit schools and neighborhoods to share information and give practical training that focuses on nutrition, hygiene, mental health, disease prevention, leisure skills development, personal safety, drug demand reduction, sports and recreation. Examples of command-sponsored health, safety and fitness events are Special Olympics, the Great American

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Sixth annual ʻGoatfloatʼ has area chiefs plunge into 48 degree water for Wounded Warriors ... On Feb. 2 the Pensacola Area Chief Petty Officers Association kicked off Super Bowl Sunday with their annual version of a polar bear dip, the “Goatfloat.” This year’s event saw 34 active-duty and retired chiefs from Pensacola area commands taking the plunge into the Intracoastal waterway at the Lighthouse Point tiki hut. For the second year, the event was partnered up with the Wounded Warrior Project. “The event has grown from six years ago from just 10 plungers to what we had this year, which is our most successful to date,” event coordinator ACCS Trent Hathaway said. He noted it was the coldest ever water temperature, with a buoy in the Intracostal recording 48 degrees before the swim. Photos by Jennifer Hathaway

Winter ice storm closes NASP to nonessential personnel ... A rare combination of “wintry mix” precipitation gave NAS Pensacola and the surrounding areas a coating of ice Jan. 28-30, making travel difficult and dangerous. Nonessential base personnel were sent home; area schools and some businesses closed until the ice thawed. The base met the condition’s challenges with innovation – such as using hurricane sandbag sand for traction on ice – and good communication. According to Burt Fenters, NASP emergency manager, the base kept its people informed using AtHoc (computerized desktop notification system), a toll free Information line (866-951-2322), with media releases, website updates and social media. Photo by Jennifer Hathaway

Free tax help available at NASP VITA office By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

For those who are anxious to get their taxes done, the NAS Pensacola Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) office is expected to be up and running today, said ABE1 Eric Sienzant. The opening, which was originally scheduled for Feb. 3, was delayed by last month’s ice storm and other technical problems, Sienzant said. The office is scheduled to be open through the April 15 tax deadline. The office is located in Bldg. 680, Room 225. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Services will be available Saturday by appointment only. Clients should note that the hours are subject to change. The Navy tax assistance program assists military members and their dependants with filing tax returns free of charge with the help of volunteers trained and certified by the IRS. The

self-service office is equipped with computer stations where clients can prepare their own tax returns online. Here is what you need to bring: • All forms, W-2s and 1099s. • Any information regarding other income. • Information regard-

ing deductions and credits. • Social Security cards. • Proof of identification. • Bank information. • If married and filing jointly, spouse must be present.

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U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller at Corry ... U.S. Rep. Jefferson B. “Jeff” Miller congratulates 18 Joint Cyber Analysis Course (JCAC) students from the Center for Information Dominance (CID) Unit Corry Station for successfully completing a demanding sixmonth course of instruction at NASP Corry Station Jan. 27. JCAC is a program that is designed to take individuals who have minimal computer experience and make them proficient in cyberanalysis within six months. Miller thanked the joint service members for their service and wished them well in their future assignments. Photo by Gary Nichols

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CSS subject matter experts participate in Advancement Examination Readiness Review By MCC Shawn D. Graham Center for Service Support Public Affairs

Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC) is hosting a group of chief petty officers (CPO) to conduct an Advancement Examination Readiness Review (AERR) through today, Feb. 7. AERRs are required especially when a major enlisted bibliography reference changes. The latest review centered on the logistics specialist (LS) and musician (MU) ratings. Chiefs who are selected as Fleet Subject Matter Experts (FSME) for the AERR panels are responsible for determining the content of E-4 through E-7 rating advancement exams. Chiefs with experience in diverse platforms or recent experience on a major rating skill-set are highly desirable. “We are in the middle of a two-week long AERR with an incredibly talented group of CPOs from our rating communities,” said LSC(SW/AW) Ray Awards from page 1

Smokeout, safety and health fairs, and the President’s Award on Physical Fitness and Sports. The NCSP was launched in 1992 by thenCNO Adm. Frank B. Kelso. The program’s goal

Paradis, a subject matter expert and LS training manager assigned to CSS. “We are making significant progress for future rating exams. Our team has a solid plan to improve the current exams and resources.” During the AERRs, the FSMEs ensure the bank of test questions reflect current training for each rating and take into account the rapid pace of modernization and technological integration into the fleet. AERRs also allow rating experts to update and fine-tune the existing bank of exam questions before writing new test items. “It is a major undertaking when you conduct an AERR for an entire rating,” said LSCS (AW/SW) Chaddrake Lavallais, an LS community training manager at Center for Service Support (CSS). “These question banks will test the knowledge of our Sailors based upon current knowledge and practices. It’s paramount we ask them questions which reflect the occupational skills they utilize every day in the fleet.”

is to foster and nurture community ties with the Navy and promote volunteerism while developing better Navy leaders through experience in the program. NCSP consists of five flagships, including the Health, Safety, and Fitness

“The Navy advancement system benefits because of the diversity of rating knowledge being represented,” said Lavallais. “Our group contains a plethora of experience, and each group of experts brings a lot of ideas to future exams.” The exam reviews are conducted at Saufley Field. The re-

views are usually completed within two weeks, with each rating warranting a review about every two years. Updates to the AERR schedule are published quarterly. CSS and its learning sites provide Sailors with the knowledge and skills needed to support the fleet’s warfighting mission. More

than 300 staff and faculty work hand-in-hand with the fleet and are dedicated to ensure training is current and well executed on behalf of 10,000 Sailors who graduate from CSS courses annually in the administration, logistics and media communities. For more, visit www. navy. mil/local/css/.

Chilly fun ... About 67 people joined the celebration during the MWR Villains, Vixens and Thieves Freeze Polar Bear Plunge Feb. 1 at Barrancas Beach. The free event, which featured a costume contest, hot chocolate and music, was open to active-duty, reservists, DoD and contracted personnel of NASP and family members. Photo courtesy of MWR

Flagship; Personal Excellence Partnership Flagship; Project Good Neighbor Flagship; Campaign Drug Free Flagship; and the Environmental Stewardship Flagship. A separate Navy command sponsors and administers each flagship.

As the Health, Safety, and Fitness Flagship sponsor, NETC is responsible for coordinating policy that encourages volunteer participation. NETC also provides flagship project information and technical support to Navy commands, and holds an annual awards board to select and publicize Navywide flagship award winners. According to Rear Adm. Mike White, NETC commander, devoting time to improving health, safety and fitness can have lasting effects. “The commands that participated in the Health Safety and Fitness Flagship have demonstrated the importance of a healthy lifestyle by partnering with their neighbors and leading by example,” said White. “Those positive influences and resulting changes often last a lifetime. These

commands have my sincere appreciation for their personal commitment to and support of our Navy’s community service program.” The winners for the 2013 are: shore command category, large command – Naval Air Station, Jacksonville; medium command – Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.; small command – Navy Operational Support Center battle Creek, Augusta, Mich.; large overseas command – U.S. Naval Hospital, Guam; small overseas command – Fleet Activities Chinhae, South Korea. Sea command category winners include: large command – USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77); small command – 21st Dental Company Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

Commands receiving honorable mentions include: large shore command – Naval Base San Diego and Training Support Center Great Lakes, Ill.; medium shore command – Navy and Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center, Virginia Beach, Va., and Navy Medicine Professional Development Center, Bethesda, Md.; small shore command – Afloat Training Group Middle Pacific, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and Surface Combat Systems Detachment, Wallops Island, Va.; small overseas command – Navy Munitions Command, Guam. All award winners and honorable mentions will receive certificates from the flag sponsor, NETC, in recognition of their exceptional accomplishments. For more information about NETC visit http:// www. netc. navy.mil/.

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Super Bowl watch party oboard NASP ... Marine Pfc. Joe Zorko, 23, from Seattle, Wash., cheers as the Seattle Seahawks make another play during their win over the Denver Broncos in the 2014 Super Bowl Feb. 2. Zorko and more than 50 other Marines, Sailors and Airmen joined the NAS Pensacola protestant congregation for the annual Roy and Ruby Whitcomb Memorial Chili Cook-Off and Super Bowl Party in the J.B. McKamey Center. The event is just one of the many activities coordinated through the NAS Pensacola Chapel to support the thousands of military personnel and their families in the area. For more information about the chapel, visit them on facebook at https:// www. facebook. com/NavalAirStationPensacolaChapel?ref=br_tf. Photo by Joy Samsel

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

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

Other Navy tax assistance sites also are scheduled to be available at the Naval Air Technical Training Center and the Naval Aviations Schools Command aboard NAS Pensacola and at the Center for Information Dominance at NASP Corry Station. For more information on the Navy’s tax assistance program, go to http://www.jag.navy.mil/organization/code_16_tax_info.htm. Military OneSource also offers online tax filing service at no cost to you. The service allows you to complete and electronically file your federal and up to three state tax returns or filings. For more information, call (800) 342-9647 or go to www.militaryonesource.mil. The Rhodes Building, 41 North Jefferson Street, Suite 402, Pensacola, FL 32504, in the interest of military and civilian personnel and their families aboard the Naval Air Station Pensacola, Saufley Field and Corry Station. Editorial and news material is compiled by the Public Affairs Office, 150 Hase Road, Ste.-A, NAS Pensacola, FL 32508-1051. All news releases and related materials should be mailed to that address, e-mailed to scott.hallford@navy.mil. National news sources are American Forces Press Service (AFPS), Navy News Service (NNS), Air Force News Service (AFNS), News USA and North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS). Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of the Department of Defense, United States Navy, officials of the Naval Air Station Pensacola, or Ballinger Publishing. All advertising, including classified ads, is arranged through Ballinger Publishing. Minimum weekly circulation is 25,000. Everything advertised in this publication must be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to rank, rate, race, creed, color, national origin or sex of the purchaser, user or patron. A confirmed rejection of this policy of equal opportunities by an advertiser will result in the refusal of future advertising from that source.

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Recruiters build fleet, our challenge is to keep it strong By Vice Adm. Bill Moran Chief of Naval Personnel

Recruiter of the Year winners announced

Recently, Rear Adm. Annie B. Andrews and I recognized the best of the best in our recruiting commands at a ceremony in D.C. To be selected for the honor of Recruiter of the Year is a sign of our faith in these Sailors and their abilities to lead, mentor and develop future generations of Sailors. As I prepared my remarks and reflected on what it meant to be a recruiter, I realized that the rest of us in our Navy now have a job to do – to keep faith with the hard work of more than 4,000 Navy recruiters around the globe working in some 1,500 recruiting stations. These are our shipmates whose job it is to bring in the best, brightest, service-minded individuals America has. Recruiters work day and night, many on weekends to identify these individuals, educate them about our Navy and invite them to volunteer. They successfully recruit between 33,000 and 40,000 individuals each year. The measure of their success goes well beyond the numbers, the metrics and the PowerPoint slides. In fact, a recruiter’s true value may not be realized for months or years after they leave

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The top 14 Navy recruiters of 2013 were recognized by Navy Recruiting Command (NRC) Jan. 29 during a Recruiter of the Year (RoY) awards ceremony held at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington D.C. Chief Hull Technician (SW/AW) Dustin Grover, Enlisted Recruiter of the Year Active, was selected for the RoY award. Other ROY winners include: EA2 (SCW) Larzon Ong, Diversity Enlisted Recruiter of the Year; HTC1 (SS) Caleb Minson, Enlisted Recruiter of the Year Reserve; QM2 (SW) Robert Baetz, Officer Recruiter of the Year Active; Lt. Katheryn Gelenter, Officer Recruiter of the Year Reserve; EM1 (SW/AW) Thomas Bosarge, Nuclear Field Coordinator of the Year; NC1 (AW) Ryan Schlotfeld, Station Leading Petty Officer of the Year; PS1 (SW/AW) Stephanie Perry, Classifier of the Year; NCC (SW/AW) Kevin Kikawa, Division Leading Chief Petty Officer of the Year; NCC John Marullo, Diversity Officer Recruiter of the Year; HMC (FMF/SW/AW) Joseph Rawson, Medical Officer Recruiter of the Year; NMC (SW) Sergio Palacios, Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Recruiter of the Year; CE2 (SCW) Mark Durand, Navy Special Warfare/Navy Special Operations Recruiter of the Year; NC1 (SW) Archie Anz, Support Person of the Year. For more information on Navy Recruiting Command, visit cnrc.navy.mil.

the job. If they’ve done well, the recruits they bring into our Navy are transformed into Sailors, learn important skills and join the fleet ready to serve. The vast majority of new recruits do just that, and I saw it first-hand addressing several thousand “A”-schoolers at the Naval Air Technical Training Center in Pensacola. Even with only a few months of time in the Navy and no salt on their boots, these young men and women were extremely proud to call themselves Sailors. They

were motivated, asking thoughtful questions that demonstrated that they couldn’t wait to graduate and get to the fleet. Not only do we owe recruiters a debt of gratitude, we owe them our commitment to maintain the covenant we all have with these new members of the Navy family that they worked so hard to bring in the Navy. The challenge is ours; to keep these new Sailors motivated and engaged, and to help retain the very best and bright-

est of the nation’s best and brightest. We have all heard the saying – it’s not technology or tools but people who make our Navy the world’s finest. We have the opportunity each and every day to make that a reality. We don’t give out a “Retainer of the Year” award, but if did, we would be looking for an E-5 or E-6 that sets the example for the work center by being technically proficient, committed to the needs of his or her people, and someone that looks for opportunities to mentor and grow the talent of junior Sailors. We would look for chief petty officers who know their folks, understand Sailor work and life goals and provides advice and opportunities to achieve both. Retention is an issue that often comes up during all hands calls or chats with small groups of Sailors. In Jacksonville, Mayport and Kings Bay two weeks ago, Sailors shared their pride and their frustrations in some pretty frank discussions about the reality of today’s fiscal and security environment. Their feedback inspired me to come back to D.C. and ask some tough questions about how we’ve done business for a long time, with no apparent reason – just because that’s the way we’ve always done it. Mostly there was frustration

about the advancement process and opportunities in various rates – as you’ve seen in other blogs we are taking this feedback and the feedback we get on the road, face to face seriously. In the end, it is my job to advance the best, most qualified and motivated Sailors and we have to make a concerted effort to keep Sailors with the important skill sets and leadership qualities our Navy needs in order to continue to be technologically relevant and operationally capable now and in the future. Keeping this talent doesn’t happen by accident – often times there are opportunities in the private sector, many have family commitments or other interests that compete with continued service. If we want the best to stay, then we need to go after them with the same passion and drive that our recruiters have for the incredible work they do. FLTCM April Beldo and my team will continue to explore every avenue, adjust where we can and quickly where we must. Keep your feedback coming. Share what works for you, stories of why you decided to Stay Navy or anecdotes of good leaders and mentors that helped with your decision. Proud to serve with you.

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Your record is available online: Prepare early for selection boards From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) – Selection board season runs January through October and affects nearly every Sailor in the Navy. Taking the time to prepare in advance can relieve a lot of stress when your record goes before a board, Navy officials said Jan. 30. About 20,000 first classes took the exam last month and from them will be those who are selection board eligible for chief. Sailors can review their Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) online by selecting the “OMPF – My Record” link under the BuPers Online (BOL) application menu log available at https:// www.bol.navy.mil. “You should not wait until the last moment to prepare your record for review by a selection board,” said Capt. Donald May, director, Officer and Enlisted Career Progression Division. “Assume, if you are a first class, that you are going to be selection-board eligible and look at your record now. Then when the list comes out, and you are on it, you’ll be ahead of the curve.” It is still possible to update your OMPF prior to the board commencing if you discover something is missing. “In FY-13, Navy Personnel Command scanned 4,424,817 images into OMPFs,” said Kathy Wardlaw, director, Records Management and Benefits Division, NPC. “In spite of that volume, routine documents are normally ingested into the OMPF in about 30 days. Award certificates can take between four to eight weeks depending on the availability to validate the award with the Navy Department Awards Web Service (NDAWS). Awards must be entered into NDAWS prior to being submitted to NPC. If not, we cannot validate them or enter them in

Newly pinned chiefs are presented to the audience in formation at a ceremony held in the Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC) auditorium onboard NAS Pensacola Sept. 13, 2013. Photo by Mike O’Connor

the OMPF.” If you are unable to get your awards updated in NDAWS in time to update your OMPF then that is the time to provide a letter to the board. “Sailors who have any missing, new, or additional information, like recently obtained qualifications, degrees and awards to be considered that are not in their OMPF may submit them to the board via a letter to the board,” said May. “Letters to the board, commonly called selection board packages, must be received by the NPC Customer Service Center by April 28 for Full Time Support (FTS) and Canvasser Recruiter (CANREC) Selection Board Eligible candidates and by June 2 for active component se-

lection board eligible candidates.” All correspondence should be on plain white paper, paper clipped (no staples, binders, folders or tabs), and submitted under a cover letter to the president of the board. The candidate’s full name and social security number must be affixed and legible on all documents submitted. Use of special handling mail (certified or registered) is not advised due to significant delays in handling. Third-party correspondence not submitted by the candidate will not be presented to the board. The FTS/CANREC E7 Selection Board is scheduled to convene May 19 and the active-component selection board is scheduled to convene June 23.

The active component chief petty officer board is the largest selection board conducted in the Navy and typically lasts four weeks. After the selection board reviews the records of all eligible candidates and selects the best and most fully qualified Sailors based on the precept, their results are forwarded to the Chief of Naval Personnel for final approval. More information can be found in NavAdmin 288/13 for active component/FTS/CANREC and NavAdmin 306/13 for SELRES and under the “boards” tab available at www. npc. navy.mil. For more news from Navy Personnel Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/npc/.

Sailor’s cautionary tale about coping with hardships through alcohol use From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) – The Keep What You’ve Earned campaign released its latest testimonial video Jan. 29 as part of a series featuring Sailor’s personal stories about how alcohol incidents impacted their careers, and the importance of drinking responsibly. The latest video features PS2 Kathryn Cummings from Naval Operational Support Center (NOSC) Norfolk in Virginia. She shares how a personal hardship led to destructive drinking habits and excessive alcohol use. Struggling with personal issues, Cummings thought that a night of heavy drinking would be just what she needed, but a night of binge

drinking led to even more trouble – this time with her career. In the newly released video, Cummings says she thought she did everything right. She called a taxi and got home safe. However, her decision to binge drink still affected her career when she was late to work and received a “fit for duty” screening. After failing her screening, Cummings was referred to her command Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program (SARP) and got the help she needed. She now has regular meetings with her command Drug and Alcohol Program Advisor (DAPA), Chief Personnel Specialist Howard Dickerson, who said that Cummings is a “stellar Sailor” who strives to be an example to others. “Responsible drinking is so important – especially these days

where everyone is competing to stay in (the Navy),” said Cummings. According to the Center for Disease Control, binge drinking has become so common that more than half of alcohol consumption in the U.S. is in the form of binge drinking. “We want Sailors to understand that we aren’t trying to stop them from drinking all together, but that if they choose to drink, we want them to do so responsibly,” said Dorice Favorite, director of the Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention (NADAP) office. You can watch all the Keep What You’ve Earned videos at www. you tube. com/ user/ Navy NADAP. For more information, and to help promote responsible drinking at your command, visit www. nadap. navy. mil.

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Florida Gov. Scott announces two Pensacola area companies as ‘innovators in business’ Pensacola Lighthouse, Navy Federal Credit Union lauded From http://www.flgov.com

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, along with Secretary of Commerce and President and CEO of Enterprise Florida (EFI) Gray Swoope, recently announced two Pensacola area companies as winners of the 2013 Governor’s Innovators in Business Awards during Florida Business Innovators Week. The awards recognize Florida companies in select industries that have influenced the state’s economic growth and diversification over the last year. “The economy of the Emerald Coast is on a comeback due to the efforts of organizations like Navy Federal Credit Union and Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum,” Scott said. “Florida families can live the American dream because of the opportunities they are providing. We are committed to creating an opportunity economy in Florida that will support jobs for generations to come, and the companies recognized today are helping us to achieve that goal.” “Florida and its companies continue to be the model for economic recovery and growth,” Secretary Swoope said. “Companies from every industry around the state have helped produce jobs and provide opportunities that companies in other states just haven’t been able to match. They truly deserve to be recognized for their resilience, innovation and achievements. On behalf of EFI, congratulations to each of these worthy companies and we look

forward to their continued success.” EFI has presented the annual program for 30 years. The winners are chosen by a panel of judges that includes business leaders, past winners and EFI staff. Winners were recognized recently at a special event in the governor’s mansion. The event was sponsored by Bank of America and Florida Trend magazine. Navy Federal Credit Union of Escambia County won the Business Expansion award in a major market. Navy Federal’s largest regional operations center resides in Pensacola and they plan to continue their expansion and migration of personnel from Virginia to Florida. They recently announced a project that will add more than 1,500 jobs in Florida’s Northwest region in the next five years. “We are honored to be selected for the Governor’s Innovators in Business Award and appreciate the support we have received from Gov. Scott and his team. Our talented workforce in Florida is key to supporting the credit union’s strong growth and an important way for us to continue to deliver outstanding service to our members,” said Cutler Dawson, president and CEO of Navy Federal Credit Union. Debbie Calder, senior vice president of Navy Federal Credit Union said, “We appreciate Gov. Scott’s recognition of Navy Federal’s growth in Pensacola. We are proud to have added over 3,000 jobs in Pensacola over the past 10 years, and look forward to

continued growth in the future.” Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum of Escambia County won the Innovation and Expansion in Tourism and Hospitality award in a major market. As part of Florida’s tourism market, in particular the cultural heritage sector, Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum has grown from a volunteer organization to a booming business in a few short years. Through fiscally sound planning, the business experienced continued growth resulting in an increase in visitation from just 8,000 visitors in 2009 to more than 150,000 in 2013. Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum Executive Director Jon Hill said, “Considering the many outstanding destinations, cultural sites and attractions that the Sunshine State has to offer; it is an honor to be considered for such a prestigious award. This is a positive affirmation of the hard work of so many over the past few years to preserve the Pensacola Lighthouse and make it one of Florida’s more popular cultural attractions. During the past three years, Gov. Scott has led the charge for growth in the tourism industry through many of his initiatives including a greater investment in Visit Florida. In addition to the investment in Visit Florida, the renewed funding of Department of Historical Resources has increased the number of grants to cultural institutions. These grants are not only an investment in the preservation

of Florida’s rich history, but also create jobs in other industries such as construction, research, marketing and advertising. Thanks to these and many other policies of Gov. Scott, Florida’s tourism, and the Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum, have experienced growth in jobs andvisitation, and continue to flourish while much of the nation is still struggling.” Three awards were given in each of the following categories: Governor’s Business Expansion Award: Florida companies that expanded their operations in 2012, investing capital and creating jobs for Floridians. Governor’s Newcomer Award: New-toFlorida companies that began business operations in 2012. Governor’s Export Excellence Award: Florida companies with new or significant increases in documented export sales in 2012. Governor’s Innovation/Entrepreneurship Award: Florida start-up companies or innovative companies that have set a standard for entrepreneurship and creativity in the past three years. Governor’s Innovation in Tourism and Hospitality Award: Florida companies that best exemplify innovation developed through product or process in the last three years. Governor’s Rising Star Awards: Rising Florida companies that have shown a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and involvement in their communities.


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Whiting Sailor offers different perspective to Pensacola Vet Center By Ens. Lindsey T. Stevenson NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs Office

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Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) Sailor was recognized for helping out her greater military community during an awards presentation recently. Mary Ann Wood and Mike McGreevy, of the Pensacola Vet Center, presented MA1 Erica Roten with a certificate of appreciation for her work with the center, where she provided a female perspective on combat to the clinical staff and offered ways that the center can cater to active-duty females with combat experience. As of Oct.1, 2013, Vet Center services became available to active-duty service members who served in combat zones in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn, and their families, which McGreevy said has impacted the way that the Vet Center operates. Roten met with the Vet Center clinical staff to discuss her combat experience, and how her perspective as a woman may have been different from her male counterparts. Roten served in Iraq from 2010 to 2011, doing convoy operations with the Special Operations Task Force (SOTF), and in Afghanistan in 2011 performing convoy operations and support with SOTF. “You hear a lot that ‘there’s not a lot of women in combat’ – and that’s just not true. We’ve

always been there, just had different roles and different titles,” said Roten. “I provided them with information on a female’s role in combat.” Wood, a licensed clinical social worker, explained that getting Roten’s input was invaluable to the center’s new role. “It was important to us to hear how a woman approached the challenges of combat,” said Wood, touching on how the needs of members can vary according to a wide variety of factors, including gender. “Women are relational-oriented, whereas men are more externally motivated, and it effects how they deal with the stresses of combat.” In addition to helping the center, Roten said sitting down and talking about her experiences helped her as well. “It’s an awesome program. It’s a good way to

go and talk, and get your experiences normalized. I really hadn’t talked to anyone about (my combat experience) before, and it helped me to think about and work through things. It’s a great service if you just need someone to talk to,” she explained. As the center prepares to deal with a younger population of active-duty services members with combat experience, testimonials such as Roten’s help the center to cater to a shifting variety of service members and their families. “The large majority of our clients are vets, especially older Vietnam vets,” said McGreevy. “We’re only now beginning to work with a much younger population, and we have to deal with the concerns of active-duty members, which nonactive duty-members might not share about getting counseling.”

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MA1 Erica Roten, left, is presented with a certicate of appreciation from the Pensacola Vet Center.

Roten and McGreevy spoke about catering to active-duty service members, a dynamic which can pose different challenges than the Vet Center worked with when it exclusively catered to non-active duty service members with combat experience. Active-duty service members are typically more hesitant to seek help. Roten emphasized with the new challenges the center faces. “It’s a big stigma for active-duty. In law enforcement, the first thing they do is take your weapon. If you’re a corpsman, they might take you out of your normal work, and then you’re not deployable,” Roten said. The Vet Center hopes to combat the help-seeking stigma by providing confidential services to active-duty individuals. McGreevy noted that one

of the strengths of the Vet Center is that all of the current staff are veterans, many of whom have combat experience themselves, and that shared experience can make it easier to open up. “There are a lot of physiological adjustments that need to be made,” Wood explained, highlighting why post-combat services can be so useful for active-duty members. “Combat veterans get used to combat life, then have problems adjusting to normal everyday life when they return from war zones.” After speaking to the center, Roten was enthusiastic about the benefits that counseling can have. “(Services like this are) especially crucial in the Navy, where – except for in cases like the Seabees and SEALs – we deploy as individuals, and we come back as individuals,” Roten said.

McGreevy echoed Roten’s sentiment. “At the Vet Center, you find out that you’re not the only one dealing with it,” he said. “That can help to regain that camaraderie from taking care of each other in the field, and start taking care of each other at home.” Vet Centers opened nationwide in 1978 to provide combat veterans and their families with confidential services and readjustment counseling services, including grief counseling, family and veteran maladjustment counseling, and working with individuals with PTSD or combat time returning to non-combat situations. The Pensacola Vet Center is located at 4504 Twin Oaks Drive, Pensacola, and serves the counties of Monroe, Conecuh and Escambia, Ala. and Santa Rosa and Escambia in Florida.


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Special Olympics plans Mardi Gras run

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

Group reschedules run for Feb. 8

The Krewe du Ya Yas’ Keeping Abreast Foundation inaugural four-mile I Pink I Can Run has been rescheduled for 9 a.m. tomorrow, Feb. 8. at the Flora-Bama Lounge, 17401 Perdido Key Drive. The group’s mission is to raise awareness in the community and help economically challenged men and women receive early detection mammograms. To register, go to http://www.active.com/ pensacola-florida-fl/running/distance-runningraces/i-pink-i-can-run-4-mile-run-2014. Cost is $30. Online registration will close at 8 p.m. Feb. 5. For more information, go to http://kreweduyayas.com/i-pink-i-can-run.htm or contact Jacqui O’Connell at ipinkicanrun@gmail or 516-9154.

Prayer breakfast scheduled for Feb. 8

The 38th annual Governmental Prayer Breakfast is scheduled for 9 a.m. tomorrow, Feb. 8, at New World Landing, 600 South Palafox St. The keynote speaker will be the Rev. Bernard Yates. The cost is $12 per person or $100 for a reserved table for eight. For individual reservations, call 4367857 by Feb. 4.

MOAA chapter installs new leaders

The Pensacola chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) met Jan. 16 at the Pensacola Yacht Club. The group remembered 21 members who passed in 2013, with a candlelight service, bells, taps and musket firing by the Pensacola Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, who also paraded the Colors. A new slate of officers and board members was installed for 2014-2016 headed by retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. David Wilhite. For information about the group, go to www.pmoaa.org or call retired Army Maj. Molly Werner by phone at 474-1291 or by e-mail at mc4werner@aol.com.

Air museum packs schedule full of events Story, photo from National Naval Aviation Museum

History, films and music will be in the spotlight during upcoming events at the National Naval Aviation Museum: • The Glenn Miller Orchestra in concert: Big band music will be in full swing when the Glenn Miller Orchestra performs a live concert at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at the museum. The Cubi Bar Café will be open before the concert beginning at 5:15 p.m. and feature a special menu and cash bar. Tickets are $30 for general public and $25 for Naval Aviation Museum Foundation members and groups of 20 or more. Preferred seating is available for $50 (advance sale only). Tickets can be purchased at the museum, by phone at 453-2389 or online at www.navalaviationmuseum.org/glennmiller.

Members of the Glenn Miller Orchestra perform big band music during a previous concert at the National Naval Aviation Museum.

• “Breakfast and a Movie”: A series of classic films will be shown on the IMAX giant screen with continental breakfast and coffee served in a takehome stainless travel mug every Tuesday through Feb. 25. Movies start at 9 a.m. and doors open at 8:30 a.m. Admission is $8 per person. Featured movies will be “Storm Chasers,” Feb. 11; “Dolphins, ” Feb. 18; and “Everest,” Feb. 25. • History presentation: As part of its Discovery Saturday

call (787) 672-2152 or e-mail columfnd1492@ gmail.com. A minimum of 15 people are required for tours, and the price is $5 per person. For more information, go to www.thenina.com.

Event opposes violence against women

Pensacola State College’s Philosophy Club will present “The Rising” from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 11 and Feb. 12 at the gazebo near the Student Center, Bldg. 5, at the Pensacola campus. The free event is affiliated with the worldwide One Billion Rising movement and is dedicated to standing up to violence against women and the people who love them. The event will feature music and dancing and provide a forum for women to share their own experiences with violence or abuse in an inspirational setting. Attendees will have the opportunity to donate to Favor House, a local women’s shelter. For more information, call philosophy professor John Holder at 484-2542.

DFC Society plans to meet Feb. 13

Performances of the Pensacola Little Theatre (PLT) comedy “Boeing Boeing” continue this weekend in the Valerie J. Russenberger Theatre. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. today, Feb. 7, and tomorrow, Feb. 8, and 2:30 p.m. Feb. 9. Ticket prices range from $14 to $30. For tickets, call the PLT Box Office at 432-2042, buy tickets online at www.pensacolalittletheatre.com or visit the box office at 400 S. Jefferson St.

Members of the Pensacola chapter of the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Society will meet at Franco’s restaurant, 523 East Gregory St., at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 13. The military award of the DFC is made to aviators and crew members of all services and civilians for heroism and achievement during aerial flight. Meetings are open to members, active-duty and retired, spouses, significant others and those interested. Meetings are the second Thursday of every other month. For more information, call Joe Brewer at 453-9291 or go to www.dfcsociety.net.

Tickets on sale for PCARA comedy

Chorus has sweetheart Valentine deal

‘Boeing Boeing’ on stage at PLT

“Remember When ... Back In The Good Ol’ Dayz!” is scheduled for Feb. 13-16 at Pensacola Little Theatre. The comedy is being presented by PCARA Productions. Tickets are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at Lifeway Christian Music Store, 1654 Airport Blvd., No. 500; the Pensacola Little Theatre box office; or online at www.pcaraonline.com. For more information and group discounts, call Leroy Williams at 293-5345.

Replicas of Columbus ships to visit

Replicas of Columbus’ ships the Pinta and the Nina will be open for tours at the Oyster Bar Restaurant & Marina, 13700 River Road in Perdido Key from Feb. 11 to Feb. 13. The Nina was built by hand and without the use of power tools. The Pinta was recently built in Brazil to accompany the Nina. It is a larger version of the archetypal caravel. Both ships tour as “sailing museums” for the caravel, a Portuguese ship used by Columbus and many early explorers to discover the world. While in port, the public can take walk-aboard, self-guided tours. Admission charges are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $6 for students ages 5 to 16. Admission is free for ages 4 and younger. The ships will be open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. No reservations are necessary. Teachers or organizations wishing to schedule a 30-minute guided tour with a crew member should

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Barbershop quartets from the Fiesta Barbershop Chorus will fan out across the Gulf Coast to deliver singing valentines. For $50, a quartet will deliver two songs, sung in barbershop harmony, a card with your personal message and a rose. Valentines can be delivered Feb. 14 or arrangements can be made for delivery on Feb. 13, Feb. 15 or Feb. 16. For more information or to make reservations, call 520-6222. You can also go to www.barbershop.org and click singing Valentines.

Special pet adoption to happen Feb. 14

The Pensacola Humane Society will offer twofor-one adoption specials on certain animal couples from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 14. Adoption requirements and photos of adoptable animals can be found at www.pensacolahumane.org. The Pensacola Humane Society, a not-for-profit, no-kill shelter, is located at 5 North Q St. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 432-4250.

USS Lexington reunion announced

The USS Lexington Association has announced its annual reunion will be held Oct. 5-9 in Corpus Christi, Texas. All crew members, attached air wings, Marines and their families are welcome. For more information, go to www.usslexington cv16.com or call Bob DiMonte at 492-3483.

series, the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation has scheduled an appearance by award-winning military historian and author Bruce Gamble at 10 a.m. Feb. 22. Gamble will present and sign his new book, “Target: Rabaul,” the final book in his World War II “War in the Pacific” trilogy. For a list of other events, exhibits and attractions at the museum, visit www.NavalAviation Museum.org or call the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation at 453-2389.

Newcomer’s Club mixes games, lunch

The Newcomer’s Club of Greater Pensacola is scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. Feb. 12 at the Pensacola Yacht Club. The meeting features games and lunch for $14. The club is open to all women who have resided in Pensacola two years or less. Monthly activities include a book club, bridge, bunco, bowling and a chef’s night out. For more information, contact Ann Martin at 432-1826 or go to www.pensacolanewcomers.com.

Domino’s Pizza planning job fairs

Domino’s Pizza franchise locations in Pensacola and Cantonment will hold two job fairs at the Lexington Terrace Community Center, 700 South Old Corry Field Road. Those interested in applying for part-time customer service representative and delivery driver positions can attend a job fair scheduled for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 10. Those who would like to apply for full-time management positions, can attend a separate recruiting event from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Feb. 19. Anyone interested in attending the job fairs is encouraged to bring a resume and references. Representatives from the Domino’s franchise will be on-site to conduct interviews. For more information, go to www.dominos.com.

Coin collectors to meet Feb. 20

Members of the Pensacola Numismatic Society, a coin collecting club, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant, 630 North Navy Blvd. There will be a presentation and a coin auction will be conducted after the meeting. There is no cost to attend unless you plan to have dinner. For more information, call Mark Cummings at 332-6491.

Choral Society presenting love songs

The Choral Society of Pensacola will present “To Pensacola with Love” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Pensacola Museum of Art, 407 South Jefferson St. The Valentine’s Day gala will feature vocal and instrumental entertainment in the various galleries. An array of sweets, champagne and love songs complete the evening’s festivities. Admission is $25 per person, payable in advance or at the door. For reservations or more information, contact the Choral Society by phone at 484-1806 or by e-mail at csop1@juno.com, or go to www.choralsocietyofpensacola.com.

Jazz concert rescheduled for March 6

Pensacola State College’s Wind and Jazz Ensembles concert has been rescheduled from Feb. 13 to 7:30 p.m. March 6 at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Bldg. 8, on the Pensacola campus. The public is invited and no tickets are required for this Lyceum Series event. For more information, call Don Snowden, PSC Performing Arts Department head, at 484-1800 or e-mail him at dsnowden@pensacolastate.edu. For the complete Lyceum Series schedule, go to www.pensacolastate.edu/lyceum.

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Pensacola Sailor participates in overseas snow festival; See page B2 Spotlight

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Navy celebrates 2014 AfricanAmerican/Black History Month By Lt. Cmdr. Shaletha Moran Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs

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ASHINGTON (NNS) – As announced by NavAdmin016/14 released Jan. 27, the Navy joins the nation in celebrating the vibrant history and culture of African-American and black Sailors during AfricanAmerican/Black History Month throughout February. Established in 1926 as Negro History Week, President Gerald R. Ford expanded the celebration in 1976 to include the entire month of February. This year, Navy commands are encouraged to celebrate and reflect on the theme “Civil Rights in America.” African-American Sailors have a legacy of honorable service that permeates our naval history through every major armed conflict since the Revolutionary War. Dur-

ing the Civil War, AfricanAmerican Sailors fought on every kind of Union warship, accounting for 10 to 24 percent of each ship’s crew, and included eight Medal of Honor recipients. During World War II, the Golden Thirteen were an example of AfricanAmericans breaking new ground in the Navy and in American society. In February 1944, 12 prior-enlisted black servicemen were commissioned as ensigns and a 13th was made a warrant officer. They

Sailors hold photos of civil rights activists, armed service veterans and significant people and events during a Black History Month celebration in the forecastle aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Photo by MC3 Giovanni Squadrito

were the first group of black servicemen to complete officer training in the Navy and led the way for future African-Americans. These 13 officers not only made a contribution to the Navy during World War II, but to society as well. By the end of the war, 64 African-Americans had become officers in the Navy. Striving for equality at home and blazing a trail for future African-American Sailors, Wesley A. Brown became the first

Inspirational quotes by African Americans in the U.S. Navy From http://www.history.navy.mil

Retired Cmdr. Wesley Brown, first black United States Naval Academy (USNA) graduate in 1949: “I do have some things I like to say to students: Go where there is no path and blaze a trail ... The time to study for finals is every day.” Vice Adm. Michelle J. Howard, USNA class of 1982: “Black History Month is a chance to recognize historical figures. It’s a reminder that our republic came to maturity with the contributions of all her people. By taking the time to educate ourselves on our history and the people who shaped this nation we can more fully appreciate the ideals set down by the

founders.” Master Chief Carl M. Brashear, the Navy’s first black master diver: “I can honestly say that I reached my goal in the Navy. It was an exciting career, but then it wasn’t a bed of roses either ... I don’t think I could have made it in civilian life with the limited education I had and my attitude. I think the Navy was the best place for me to grow up and find myself.” Janie L. Mines, first black female USNA graduate in 1980: “My USNA foundation gave me the tools to excel professionally and personally. Our families and homes plant the seed. Annapolis nurtures and cares for it, producing truly talented and extraordinary young men and women.”

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black graduate of the United States Naval Academy in 1949, joining the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps and retiring at the rank of lieutenant commander. He passed away May 22, 2012, after a distinguished career both in the Navy and in the civilian workforce. Edna Young was the first black woman to enlist in the regular Navy and later the first black woman to achieve the rank of chief petty officer. Young joined the Navy after the passage of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act July 7, 1948. In December 1996, Adm. J. Paul Reason became the first black naval officer to wear four stars and assumed command of the Atlantic fleet, comprising nearly 200 warships, 1,400 aircraft, and 122,000 service men and women based at 18 major shore facilities. Vice Adm. Michelle Howard is recognized for many first accomplishments, including the recognition as the first female United States Naval Academy graduate to be promoted to the rank of admiral, the first black fe-

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male to command a combatant ship, and the first black female promoted to two-star and three-star admiral. She has also been confirmed by the Senate to serve as Vice Chief of Naval Operations, the service’s No. 2 uniformed officer. She will be the first black and first woman to hold the job and the first female four-star admiral. These outstanding examples of African-American Sailors are just a handful of those marking history with firsts and distinguishing the Navy as a force for freedom and equality. African-Americans continue to serve with distinction, now comprising more than 17 percent of our active-duty Navy total force end-strength. Sailors and their commands are encouraged to use this month to celebrate and recognize the exceptional and distinctive contributions and the unique histories and cultures that our African-American shipmates bring to the Navy. More information on the many milestones achieved by black Sailors and the history of the African-American Navy

experience can be found at the Naval History and Heritage Command at http://www.history.navy.mi l/special%20highlights/afr icanAmerican/Africanhist.htm. A full-color brochure on the history of African-Americans in the United States Navy is also available for download through the Naval History and Heritage Command link. A complete educational presentation, including a downloadable educational poster on African-American/Black History Month, can be requested from the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) by email at deomipa@us.af.mil. More information on Navy diversity events, including the observance of African-American/Black History Month, can be found on the Navy Office of Diversity and Inclusion calendar at http://www. public. navy.mil/ bupersnpc/support/21st_Century_Sailor/diversity/Page s/default2.aspx. For more news from Chief of Naval Personnel, visit www. navy. mil/ local/cnp/.

Biography: Dr. Mae C. Jemison First African-American woman in space Born Oct. 17, 1956, in Decatur, Ala., but considers Chicago, Ill., to be her hometown. Recreational interests include traveling, graphic arts, photography, sewing, skiing, collecting African art, languages (Russian, Swahili, Japanese) and weight training. She has an extensive dance and exercise background and is an avid reader. Jemison has a background in both engineering and medical research. She has worked in the areas of computer programming, printed wiring board materials, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, computer magnetic disc production and reproductive biology. Jemison was selected for the astronaut program in June 1987. She was the science mission specialist on STS-47 Spacelab-J (Sept. 12-20, 1992). STS-47 was a cooperative mission between the United States and Japan. The eight-day mission was accomplished in 127 orbits of the Earth and included 44 Japanese and U.S. life science and materials processing experiments. In completing her first space flight, Jemison logged 190 hours, 30 minutes, 23 seconds in space. Jemison left NASA in March 1993.


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NAF Misawa prepares for participation in 65th annual Sapporo Snow Festival Story, photo by MCCS Daniel Sanford Naval Air Facility Misawa Public Affairs

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AVAL AIR FACILITY MISAWA, Japan – A Pensacola native is among seven Sailors currently forward deployed to U.S. Naval Air Facility Misawa, soon to take part in the 65th annual Sapporo Snow Festival in Hokkaido, Japan. The team, nicknamed the “Sapporo Seven,” will represent NAF Misawa, and build a snow sculpture on behalf of the command. This year also marks the 31st anniversary of Misawa Sailors participating in the festival, which draws about two million spectators each year. In recent years, the Misawa Sailors have sculpted giant anchors, a replica of “The Lone Sailor” sculpture, and a frosty facsimile of USS George Washington (CVN 73). Next week, The Sapporo Seven will travel to Sapporo to build something even more ambitious. “We’re going to build the famous U.S. Navy Seabee logo: ‘The Fighting Bee,’ ” said BUC Billy Harger, a native of Pearl City, Hawaii, and this year’s team leader. “I think this is a great sculpture to attempt for the 65th annual Sapporo Snow Festival, and a cool way for our team to honor my fellow Seabees, who will be celebrating the 72nd

anniversary of their creation, March 5.” The team was scheduled to depart Misawa last week, and have only a few days to build the sculpture in time for the festival’s kick off, Feb. 5. Adding to the challenge is that all of the snow team’s members originally hail from warm weather states, and none of them have any previous snow sculpture experience. But this does not faze Harger and his team. “The U.S. Navy Seabee philosophy is “can do,” and we certainly will do,” said Harger, who is assigned to Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East Detachment Misawa. “Regardless of our experience, the extreme weather, or any other deterrence we might face, the team will create this sculpture on time for all festivalgoers to enjoy.” While in Sapporo, the Sapporo Seven will once again be hosted by the Japan Ground

Members of the Naval Air Facility Misawa Snow Team pose together Jan. 21 with a U.S. Navy Seabee design they plan to sculpt out of snow at the upcoming 65th annual Sapporo Snow Festival in Hokkaido, Japan. Pensacola native UTCS Ariel M. Hogue (second from left) graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 2012. She has been in the Navy for a year and is currently serving at NavFac Far East Public Works Misawa in Misawa, Japan.

Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) members at Camp Sapporo. NAF Misawa and Camp Sapporo have an ongoing relationship that has grown even closer in recent years, with both commands hosting bilateral events for the other. “I’m really looking forward to staying at Camp Sapporo while we take part in the festival,” said MC3 Erin Devenberg, an NAF Misawa Sailor originally from Tehachapi,

Calif. “I’ve heard so many wonderful things about the Camp Sapporo hospitality. I can’t wait to have the opportunity to interact with the JGSDF, and help enhance our services’ great friendship.” Along with Harger and Devenberg, the Sapporo Seven is also comprised of CTR2 Alexianna Morton, from Navy Information Operations Command Misawa, who originally hails from Antioch, Calif.; IT2 Justin

Cable, from Commander, Task Force 72, and a native of Nederland, Texas; PR2 Christopher Dorrough, from Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department Misawa, who comes from Gadsden, Ala.; UTCS Ariel Hogue from NavFac Far East Detachment Misawa, originally from Pensacola, and MNSNAndrew Handley, from Navy Munitions Command East Asia Division Unit Misawa, who hails from Stroud, Okla.


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From the Southeastern Teen Shakespeare Company

eens in middle school through college are invited to enter the Southeastern Teen Shakespeare Company’s (SETSCO) Shakespeare monologue and scene contest. First prize for the fourth annual Speak the Speech contest is a featured role in SETSCO’s upcoming spring production of “The Taming of the Shrew.” “We have been doing

this contest in February since 2010,” said SETSCO director Michelle Hancock, “and have included winners in our productions of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’ ‘Love’s Labors

Lost’ and ‘Macbeth.’ Last year’s winner, Sydney Yeager, played one of Macbeth’s weird sisters.” SETSCO always seeks a community sponsor for the venue, and the contest has been held in the past at Barnes and Noble, End of the Line Café and Pensacola Little Theatre. This year’s contest is being presented by the West Florida Public Library. “We were excited to learn about the library’s plans to celebrate Shakespeare in 2014 and

happy to offer the contest as their February event,” she said. There is no entry fee, and the contest is open to all teens in Escambia

and Santa Rosa counties. There will be a preliminary round at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 8, at the West Florida Public Library downtown branch. Judges will choose 10 finalists to come back Feb. 15 to compete for prizes. Second prize is a FlexPass for six tickets to Pensacola Little Theatre’s current season. Third prize is four tickets to “The Taming of the Shrew.” Contest judges will include Andy Metzger, Pensacola News Journal theatre columnist; Kalie Desimone, WEAR TV-3

news reporter; and Meg Peltier, Pensacola Little Theatre executive director. Contest rules and entry forms are available at all library branches and at www.setsco.org. The Southeastern Teen Shakespeare Company is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing teens in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties with instruction and performance opportunities that lead to their growth as artists and community members. For more information, go to www. setsco.org.


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February 7, 2014

Morale, Welfare and Recreation

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos are getting ready to kick off the team’s third season at the Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. An exhibition game against the Cincinnati Reds is scheduled for March 28.

The Reds are coming March 28 Get your ticket during special event at stadium Story, photo from the Pensacola Blue Wahoos

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos are planning to present a free evening event for the public tomorrow, Feb. 8, when tickets for the Cincinnati Reds vs. Pensacola Blue Wahoos exhibition game go on sale at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. The Blue Wahoos, the Double-A affiliate of the Reds, will play host to the major league team during the preseason game scheduled for 6 p.m. March 28. The gates are scheduled to open at 4 p.m. and tickets go on sale at 5 p.m. at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. Tickets will only be available

at the Hill-Kelly Dodge pickup window. No phone orders will be accepted. There will be a four-ticket limit per transaction. Ticket prices start at $8 and follow the price scheduled for regular season Blue Wahoos ticket pricing. The movie “42” is scheduled to be shown on the video board starting at 6 p.m. in honor of African-American History Month. The 2013 film tells the life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers. After the movie ends, a fireworks show will light up the sky. The show should start at approximately 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be available for purchase for the duration of the event. If available, tickets for the

Reds vs. Wahoos exhibition game will go on sale online at BlueWahoos.com later at midnight. The Blue Wahoos will join executives from the Reds at the game, which will kick off the 2014 season. Wahoos fans will see familiar names and faces on the Reds roster as Blue Wahoos past compete against Blue Wahoos present. The last time a major league team played in Pensacola was April 3, 1958, when the Chicago White Sox played the St. Louis Cardinals. At the exhibition game, the Blue Wahoos also will kick off 2014 season ticket sales. The first game of the team’s third season is scheduled for April 3. For more information, call 934-8444.

At the movies FRIDAY

“The Legend of Hercules” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “August: Osage County,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “Lone Survivor, R, 5:30 p.m., 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” PG, noon; “The Legend of Hercules” (3D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “Need for Speed,” PG-13, 5 p.m. (free admission); “August: Osage County,” R, 8 p.m.; “Walking with Dinosaurs” (2D), PG, 1 p.m.; “Lone Survivor, R, 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m.; “Paranomal Activity: The Marked Ones,” R, 8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

“The Legend of Hercules” (3D), PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “47 Ronin” (3D), PG-13, 3 p.m.; “Paranomal Activity: The Marked Ones,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “August: Osage County,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “Walking with Dinosaurs” (2D), PG, noon; “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” PG, 2 p.m.; “Lone Survivor, R, 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m.

MONDAY

“Grudge Match,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Paranomal Activity: The Marked Ones,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “Lone Survivor, R, 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” PG, 5 p.m.; “The Legend of Hercules” (3D), PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Paranomal Activity: The Marked Ones,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “Lone Survivor, R, 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

“The Legend of Hercules” (3D), PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “American Hustle,” R, 7:10 p.m.; “Saving Mr. Banks,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Lone Survivor, R, 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY

“Lone Survivor, R, 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; “Walking with Dinosaurs” (2D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; “August: Osage County,” R, 7:10 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 visit the MWR website at www.naspensacola-mwr.com. • Winter Wonderland: Get ready to have some fun in the snow from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 28. MWR is planning to present its annual Winter Wonderland event across the street from Mustin Beach Club on Radford Boulevard. The event will feature sledding, food, games and much more. Sleds will be provided. Food and drinks will be available at a nominal cost. This event is open to all MWR authorized patrons: active duty, retirees, DoD civilians and their families. There will be a $2 fee at the gate (free for children 2 and younger). For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3140. • 2014 Navy MWR Team Bowling Championships: Active-duty personnel are invited to join the NASP bowling team. Participants can receive online coaching and tips. Team members compete on eight specific lane conditions during the 20-week competition. Improve your game, win awards and be a champion. Team try-outs are scheduled for 1 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Corry Bowling Center with a practice session from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 14. Competition starts Feb. 27. For more information, call 452-4380. • Youth Center Valentineʼs Dance: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Feb. 8 at NASP Youth Center. Children from age kindergarten to 12 can participate in contests and enjoy food and fun. $5 admission fee. For more information, call 452-2417 or 4522296. • Youth Soccer and Baseball: Register through Feb. 28 at the NASP Youth Center 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The season runs from March through May and games are at the Navy Youth Sports complex on Highway 98. The $50 registration fee includes uniform and trophy. Registration is open to all dependents of active-duty or retired military, DoD employees, contractors and reservists ages 4-14. For more information, call 452-3810 or 452-2417. • Navy Operational Fitness and Fueling: Register for NOFFS performance training. Oneday course will teach you how to execute the exercises in the NOFFS program. You will also learn about proper nutrition to maximize performance. Classes scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 6, May 8, July 10, Aug. 7 and Oct. 2 at Radford Fitness Center. To register, e-mail Brian Hannah at brian.hannah@navy.mil. For more information, call 452-6198. • American Red Cross Lifeguard classes: Minimum age is 15. Pre-test requirements include: Swim 300 yards freestyle and/or breaststroke, 20-yard brick retrieval and tread water for two-minutes with no hands. Pre-tests scheduled for 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 12-13 and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 5-6. Classes scheduled for Jan. 27 to Feb. 3; Feb. 17-24 and March 10-17. Cost is $150. For more information, call 452-9429. • Shotokan karate classes: Beginner classes for ages 10 and older (adults welcome) $22 per month. Classes 5:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Tuesday and 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at Portside Gym, Bldg. 627. For more information, call 291-0940.

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 www.naspensacolamwr.com/singsail/liberty.htm.

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Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away. The SafeHelpline provides live crisis support and information by trained staff. Call (877) 995-5247; go to www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55247 CONUS; (202) 470-5546 OCONUS (may be additional charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows a victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services and safety interventions. To access an unrestricted report, the victim can report to his/her chain-of-command, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR Victim Advocate (VA), SARC, and his/her CO shall commence an investigation. Restricted reporting allows a confidential report, which does not trigger command nor law enforcement notification and the victim can have a SAPR VA, and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim can disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care provider and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 VA, call 449-9231/2. To contact the SARC during working hours, call 452-5990, ext. 0; during and after working hours, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.

Fleet and Family Support Center The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following classes: • New Parent Supportʼs Music and Movement Class: 10 a.m. Feb. 14. Toddlers welcome to attend. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • AMVETS ... Understanding Your VA Benefits: The Jan. 30 class has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. today, Feb. 7. The next class is scheduled for 10 a.m. Feb. 27. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • Spouse and Newcomer Orientation: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Feb. 19 at Fleet and Family Support Center. For more information, or to register, call 452-5609. • Personal Financial Management: A series of classes will be offered through-

out the year covering topics such as car buying, using credit cards, developing a budget and spending plan and how to build your savings to reach your financial goals. Seating is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • Self Confidence Workshop: 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 26. For more information or to make reservations, call 4525609. • Stress Management: Stress can damage physical and mental health. Learn how to recognize stress and become more productive, happier and healthier. Class explores stress management tips and techniques. Classes are 10 a.m. to noon on first and third Thursday of each month. For details, call 452-5609.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach is seeking volunteers for opportunities including: • Special Olympics Basketball: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays, Bayview Senior Center. Coaches are needed for the season. Teams will be 3x3 and 5x5. • Mardi Gras Parades: Feb. 28, March 1 and March 2 in downtown Pensacola and at Pensacola Beach. 32 volunteers needed to walk next to floats for safety and security. • VITA Office: Through March 15, Bldg. 680, Room 225 and Room 239. Make sure everything stays up and running and provide tax assistance. • Pensacola Habitat for Humanity: Help build houses. Must be at least 16 years old and be willing to work an 8 a.m.

to 3 p.m. shift. Volunteers also have to wear closed toed shoes, family appropriate clothing and bring lunch. Contact Melanie Jacobi by phone at 434-5456, ext. 115, or e-mail at mjacobi@pensacolahabitat.org. For information, go to www.pensacolahabitat.org. • Meals on Wheels: Council on Aging of West Florida, 875 Royce St., is seeking volunteers to deliver meals to elderly citizens of Escambia County. Contact Brenda Turner at 432-1475, ext. 410, or visit RSVPCoordinator@coawfla.org. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report any volunteer hours to receive due recognition. For information on NASP Community Outreach office, call 452-2532.

Worship schedule The Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel and the Lady of Loreto Chapel are closed for renovations. During renovations, Sunday services are being held at the auditorium at Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Bldg. 633.

NAS Pensacola Protestant • Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Sunday School, all ages, 9 a.m. Sunday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium. • Chapel choir, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Women’s Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall Student Lounge, Second Deck. • Bible study (all welcome), 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Bible study, 5 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center.

Roman Catholic • Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium.

• Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the All Faiths Chapel. Confessions scheduled 30 minutes before services.

Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel.

NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, chapel conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Praise and worship, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall.

Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday.

Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For more information, call 452-2341.


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