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NMOTC spearheads NMCRS drive By NMOTC PAO

Exercise Citadel Shield 2013 ... A CNIC force protection exercise developed to enhance the training and readiness of Navy security personnel, exercise Citadel Shield 2013 took place on all CONUS Navy installations Feb.19-March 1. (Above) Onboard NASP Corry Station, an active shooter scenario takes place at the training village Feb. 20. (Left) Detained personnel – possible suspects – await the end of the exercise. Photos by Alex Sharp For more photos, see page 4A

Marijuana prohibition memoranda: reminder From DoD Readiness and Force Management

A recent memorandum reaffirms the federal prohibitions on the use of marijuana by military personnel at all locations in accordance with Article 5, Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). The provisions of the UCMJ apply regardless of state, district, or territorial legislation permitting the use of marijuana, to include medical use. Military personnel are subject to prosecution and administrative action for marijuana use, posession or distribution under Article 112a of the UCMJ. Federal law supersedes the legislative initiatives of the state, district or territories of the United States. Legislative initiatives of states, districts or territories are not binding on the military in the administration of military justice under Chapter 47 of title 10, United States Code. DoD civilian federal employees are subject to restrictions governing

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Service members from the Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC) kicked off the 2013 annual fund drive for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) for the Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola region at a breakfast Feb. 22 at the Mustin Beach Club. Capt. James N o r t o n , NMOTC commanding officer and 2013 NAS Pensacola NMCRS chairman, said the importance of donating to the NMCRS cannot be understated. “The NMCRS has been a linchpin in Sailors’ and Marines’ lives for more

than a century,” said Norton. “Virtually all service members have at one time or another found themselves in a time of financial need or crisis, and the NMCRS has always offered assistance through grants and loans. Donating to a cause which could one day benefit you is something I encourage everyone to think about.” Rear Adm. Don Quinn, commander, Naval Education and Training Command, was guest speaker at the breakfast, and told the area leaders that the relief society is an important tool in their leadership toolkit. “As leaders we have to

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More completion options available for SAPR-F command training By Ed Barker NETC PAO

The Chief of Naval Personnel announced Feb. 14 that additional options are available for command training teams unable to attend the Face-to-Face (F2F) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response – Fleet (SAPR-F) Preparation Training previously provided by Master Mobile Training Teams (MMTTs). The SAPR-F training is the latest event in the Navy’s continuum of Sexual Assault Prevention Training. It is a critical component of the Navy’s aggressive efforts to

prevent sexual assaults and promote a culture of respect and professionalism within the force. “Our 20 SAPR-F MMTTs were able to successfully deploy around the globe and deliver more than 700 F2F training sessions to command mid-level leadership teams,” said Capt. William Marvel, chief of staff for the SAPR Task Force. “For commands whose operational commitments prevented attendance at F2F MMTT training

sessions, there are still several options available to qualify command training teams and complete SAPR-F training by the deadline of March 31.” Command training teams may complete S A P R - F Preparation Training by attending a D e f e n s e Connect Online (DCO)/ Teleconference SAPR-F preparation training session, available until March 15. Commands may register online by visiting:

https://esams. cnic.navy. mil/ esams_gen_2/ loginesams.aspx. Commands unable to complete a DCO/Teleconference training session may qualify their own training teams with the approval of their immediate superior in command (ISIC). This may be accomplished by viewing the recorded MMTT-led training session on the SAPR-F supporting materials DVD, which was shipped in November 2012 with the “SAPR-F: Take the Helm” DVD. Commands that did not receive the training

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International officers train in anti-terrorism at NASP Story, photo by Alex Sharp PAO Intern

Thirteen naval internationals from six countries were onboard NAS Pensacola recently as students in an International Anti-terrorism/Antipiracy Officer Course (AIT/P). The four-week program is one of the many Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA) programs offered by the Navy to support international government education and training. AIT/P specializes in risk management and how to prepare and defend against threats. NASP Port Operations hosted a boat tour of Pensacola Bay with program instructor Guy Abbate and guest speaker Mike Delancey, physical security specialist for NCIS at Norfolk,

Mike Delancey (left) trains a group of international naval officers in anti-terrorism and piracy defense measures in an exercise offshore of NAS Pensacola Feb. 15.

Va. In one example, Delancey explained the risk assessment of a docked fuel barge and followed up with security measures to protect it.

“This course is extremely useful,” said Col. Manpreet Bains of India. “It lays down the

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NHP conducts ASF academy Story, photo by MC1 James Stenberg NHP PAO

On Feb. 15, 13 Sailors graduated from Naval Hospital Pensacola’s (NHP) first Auxiliary Security Force (ASF) academy. ASF personnel are active-duty service members that augment base security personnel during contingencies, natural disasters, civil disturbances, exercises and special events that require heightened levels of security. In the past, NHP has sent ASF candidates to Naval Air Station Pensacola. With the addition of personnel qualified to teach the course, NHP’s Security Department was able to coordinate and conduct its own ASF academy. During the course, students were taught multiple facets of anti-terrorism and law enforcement practices and got exposure to non-lethal weapons, firearms, rules and regulations, tactics, use of force and military jurisdiction. “During our academy, the candidates go through a twoweek course training them on the basic knowledge of law enforcement and anti-terrorism force

ITSR Paul Harding, of Joshua, Texas, confronts the “red man” during a force protection training exercise at Naval Hospital Pensacola’s Auxiliary Security Force (ASF) academy. ASF candidates underwent a two-week course covering various force protection tactics and techniques.

protection,” said MA2 Alexander Humulock, with NHP’s Security Department. “The candidates are put through a series of tests and situations to evaluate their performance and give them a feel for stressful real world scenarios they might encounter.” “They learn tactical team movement, take downs and personnel and vehicle inspections,” said MA3 Arlicia Litt. “They went to the range and shot the

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keep plugged into the lives of our Sailors and Marines, so we can recognize when they are in need. When emergencies happen, the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society is standing by to assist. Each and every leader should ensure this critical program is fully explained to our Sailors and Marines to ensure they know the importance of giving, and so they know there is a place to go for assistance.” The NMCRS is designed to provide financial, educational and other various forms of assistance to members of the Naval Services of the United States, eligible family members and survivors in need. Founded in 1904, the NMCRS is

M9 (Beretta 9mm semiautomatic pistol) and the M500 (Mossberg 500 shotgun). Members also endured the dreaded OC (pepper spray) course.” The OC course is composed of five stations that test a student’s combat mindset and ability during a complete sensory overload. During the course, individuals must be able to properly demonstrate basic Mechanical Advantage Control

a private non-profit charitable organization, sponsored by the Department of the Navy and operating in nearly 250 offices ashore and afloat at Navy and Marine Corps bases throughout the world. According to NAS Pensacola NMCRS Director Mark Harden, NMCRS programs are funded solely through charitable contributions, with the bulk of the program’s working capital coming through the secretary of the Navy-supported annual fund drive. Harden reports that nearly $1 million in financial assistance was provided to roughly 2,400 financial cases in the Pensacola area in 2011. NMOTC Administrative Officer and Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society

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DVD can obtain copies from the SAPR Task Force. Following completion of SAPR-F preparation training, command mid-level leadership training teams are responsible for delivering SAPR-F training to their command E6 and below personnel and documenting the completion of training in the Fleet Training Management Planning System (FLTMPS) within 30 days, with all SAPR-F training and documentation complete by March 31. As of Feb. 14, 61 percent of fleet Sailors had completed their SAPR-F training.

Hold (MACH) takedown techniques, correctly carry an expandable baton and use it to perform striking techniques for self-defense and show the ability to secure an active subject. “It’s not so much the pain of the spray, it’s that you don’t know what to expect,” said ITSR Paul Harding, of Joshua, Texas, and an ASF volunteer. “The anxiety, the fear of the unknown; you just don’t know how you’re going to handle it.”

2013 NAS Pensacola coordinator Lt. Dawn Torrusio, said the NMCRS is committed to ensuring all available resources are used to assist Naval Services personnel – active, retired, and their eligible family members – to achieve financial self-sufficiency and find solutions to emergency needs. “Donors to this wonderful organization can rest confident that any money they choose to donate during this year’s 2013 fund drive will go to Sailors and Marines who are in a time of need,” she said. “Our goal is to raise more than last year’s total of $323,000 during the sixweek fund drive, and to make sure every Sailor or Marine who needs some kind of assistance is aware of what the NMCRS does and knows how to utilize

“The SAPR-F preparation training for the command training teams, including the DCO/Teleconference option and the MMTT on DVD option, provides the tools necessary to stimulate an open conversation, reinforce Sailor commitment and encourage intervention to reduce sexual assaults,” added Marvel. Sexual assault prevention is an important element of the readiness area of the 21st century Sailor and Marine initiative, which builds resiliency to hone the most combat-effective force in the history of the Department of the Navy. Details for the additional SAPR-F training comple-

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drug use contained in DoD Instruction 1010.09 and applicable Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Guidelines. For additional information, contact Capt. Kevin Klette at kevin.klette @osd.mil.

thought process of risk assessment and systemizes it. There is a lot of terrorism taking place in Kashmir, so we are gaining lots of experience on how to protect against it. The instructors are very knowledgeable and the people at NASP are very friendly – that’s a good quality.” The Navy started the AIT/P course in 2009, offering three classes a year. “The purpose behind the program is to match a military’s available resources with its risks,” said program creator and instructor Abbate. Lt. Jan Pahl, a helicopter pilot from Germany, praised the program for its wide horizon on security, noting “there are a lot of tools that might be implemented in Germany to increase our force protection.” NETSAFA is the U.S. Navy’s agent for international education and training. For more information, visit http://www.netsafa.navy.mil/.

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Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Christopher W. Plummer 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,

Even though the training revolves around force protection measures, ASF can be utilized for multiple situations. “During a natural disaster such as a hurricane (in the recovery phase), there might be a large number of folks trying to access the hospital to get help, which could easily inundate our staff and create unsafe conditions,” said Capt. Maureen Padden, commanding officer, Naval Hospital Pensacola. “Having these additional folks can help bolster our ability to maintain a safe environment.” One of the most unique aspects of ASF is that it’s a completely volunteer duty. Any member of the command can request to go ASF, but being a part of the ASF does not excuse anyone from the normal jobs. “Our ASF personnel all have day jobs doing other duties. They come from any rating that works in the hospital, not just corpsman. They volunteer to learn a collateral duty that is both challenging and rewarding. They don’t get extra pay, but they do get my respect and admiration for stepping up to serve the Navy’s needs,” said Padden.

the NMCRS.” In addition to the interest-free loans and grants, the NMCRS offers assistance in times of financial need, scholarships and interest-free loans for education, financial counseling, Budget for Baby Workshops, thrift shops and visiting nurse services. Torrusio said that each individual command aboard NAS Pensacola, as well as those at Whiting Field and Corry Station, will each have a designated active duty fund drive representative. Posters detailing these representatives’ contact information are in commands throughout the bases, and individuals interested in volunteering or donating to this effort are encouraged to contact their command representatives.

tion options, including reference instructions, can be found in NavAdmin 030/13. Additional resources, including answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) during SAPR-F training, are available at the SAPR L/F training webpage: http://www. public. navy. mil/bupers-npc/support/sapr/pages/training.aspx. SAPR training questions can be directed to the SAPR Task Force via e-mail at SAPR_L_Taskforce@Navy.mil or 452-2712/DSN 922. For more information about Navy SAPR, visit www.sapr.navy.mil.

Red Cross volunteers to be recognized at NHP ... There will be a ceremony March 8 at 10 a.m. to recognize the Red Cross volunteers that work at Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP). The ceremony will take place in the command theater at the hospital, which is located on the third deck. In 2012, Red Cross volunteers contributed more than 33,000 volunteer hours at the hospital and their support is vital to the success of NHP. For more information, call NHP at 505-6601.

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Naval aviation’s future: A capable, affordable force Vice Adm. David Buss Commander, Naval Air Forces

Like most Americans I’m watching the ongoing national fiscal debates in Washington with great interest and a good deal of trepidation. It’s my job to ensure that we man, train and equip a naval aviation force that is ready to fly, fight and win whenever and wherever our forward military commanders around the world need that capability. It’s also my role to put in place the policies that will ensure that naval aviation endures as a vital and relevant part of our Navy and the broader national security framework. Working with other leaders in the community, we developed a vision for naval aviation that will help us ensure a whole, capable and affordable force. That vision, though still important, is in jeopardy due to the across-the-board nature of looming cuts resulting from the potential of a full year continuing resolution and sequestration. The Chief of Naval Operations has given us directions to act now in the face of these pending cuts. As we make choices of where and how to cut in the limited way we’re able in this circumstance, it’s important to note that all of our processes are interconnected. Once we begin pulling levers to move the big machine, there will be impacts across the entirety of naval aviation. Some of these impacts

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may not be immediately apparent today, but they will impact our future in the near and far term, and may not be e a s i l y

reversed. I understand that in almost any conceivable circumstance there will be fewer resources available. This reality has informed our vision and is driving how naval aviation must organize, man, train and equip as a whole to successfully perform its missions today and in the future. Achieving combat effectiveness – which is what we are fundamentally all about – requires the judicious management of manpower, supplies and training dollars to safely and effectively operate Navy and Marine Corps aircraft to be ready for whatever the nation asks of us, whenever we are asked. Naval aviation has embraced affordability, which I see as generally driven by two elements – the acquisition cost to develop and buy our platforms, and the operating and sustainment costs to bring the full throw weight of our aviation force to bear over their entire service life. The Navy is in transition to a new, more capable platform in nearly every aircraft community today. We must continue

these transitions if we are to meet the evolving security threats of tomorrow. We are completing our strike-fighter transition into the FA-18E/F Super Hornet. We are well into transition with our electronic attack community out of the older EA-6B Prowler and into the extraordinarily capable EA18G Growler. We are also well into our rotary wing transition into the lethal multi-mission MH-60R and MH-60S Knighthawks, programs that, by the way, saved taxpayers (you and me) billions of dollars through multi-year procurement strategies. Our legacy P3C Orion squadrons have begun transition into the remarkable P-8A Poseidon, an aircraft based on the concept of leveraging a reliable, alreadyproven low-cost platform that carries an array of sensors, networks and weapons designed to operate in an “open architecture” warfighting environment. Another way in which we’re trying to make our Navy’s aviation force more affordable for the future is by reducing the number of types, models and series of aircraft within the carrier strike group. For example, in 2005 a carrier strike group may have deployed with as many as 10 different models of aircraft which, collectively, required eight different engine types, each with their own maintenance and supply support requirements. In our new vision, a carrier strike group in

2025 would deploy with as few as five different models of aircraft with five engine types, significantly reducing our “lifecycle” costs to own and operate those Navy aircraft. Think about it … fewer range of parts that we need, with more commonality, and a higher probability of finding the part you’re looking for on the shelf when you need it. There’s more to affordability than simply designing and buying better aircraft, though. The cost to operate our present and future platforms – combined with advanced capabilities that are rapidly exceeding the capabilities of our current training ranges – demands that within naval aviation we become much more innovative in combining live, virtual and constructive training. Flight time in the cockpit or crew station will always matter for our naval aviators, but our potential adversaries’ capabilities are evolving to the point where much of our most realistic training in the future may be done in a high-fidelity simulator, linked with an array of other simulators in high-tech, high-threat environment that can’t be replicated anywhere else. And flight hours are likely to become more scarce under budget cuts. Our live training ranges today may not provide the level of hi-end training we need to be able to fully practice our warfighting skills. We are at the cusp of innovative thought and action

in determining the right mix of live, virtual and constructive training for our future … and bright young aviation minds are leading the charge here. I’ve provided just a few examples of ways naval aviation is doing all we can to deliver value to the American people even in these austere times. And although we place affordability at the heart of everything we do, we will never lose sight of our true mission: providing combat ready aviation forces forward where, and when, they are needed most … today, tomorrow and in the future. That mission may be harder to achieve moving forward but we will do everything we can to achieve it. “Fly, Fight, Win!” Air Boss sends.

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NAS Pensacola security forces prepare to infiltrate one of the replica village huts as part of a search and rescue drill at the “training village” located onboard NASP Corry Station.

During Navywide force protection exercise “Citadel Shield,” held Feb. 19-March 1, NAS Pensacola police personnel and EMS demonstrated force readiness and abilities to prepare for – and defend against – any and all threats. Photos by Alex Sharp

NAS Pensacola personnel conduct an ‘active shooter’ scenario at NASP Corry Station Feb. 20

NAS Pensacola tactical security forces arrive on scene and scout the overall area for threats.

Security forces communicate an entrance plan after a thorough assessment of the surrounding area.

The “shooter” was swiftly taken down by an attack dog while making a run from woods to a parking lot. Navy masters-at-arms quickly followed to secure the shooter before calling in a medical team to retrieve casualties found in the hut.

Inside one of the simulated huts, a “victim” lies sprawled with trauma injuries.

Escorted by a security force officer, an emergency medical team enter the buildings to stabilize multiple assault victims before transporting them to ambulances.



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banquet held Feb. 26 at New World Landing honored Outstanding Flight Instructors of 2012 from local training squadrons and Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC). The banquet is presented annually by the Pensacola Lions Club. The award recognizes outstanding military flight instructors representing Training Air Wing Six and the 479th Flying Training Group at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola and Training Wing Five at NAS Whiting Field. The summaries below, from their nomination packages, display a few of their accomplishments and skills. These achievements describe the dedication and commitment these candidates exemplify for the Outstanding Flight Instructor awards.

Lt. Cmdr. Philip Z. Smith As a T-6A flight instructor, Lt. Cmdr. Smith recorded more than 140 flight hours and completed more than 100 student event sorties in 2012. Smith also served as the assistant NATOPS officer for the VT-10 Squadron Augmentation Unit (SAU), where he was responsible for the scheduling and tracking all T-6A SAU instructors. In the civilian workforce, is an instructor for the Air Force’s 479th Operational Support Squadron at NAS Pensacola, in the T-6A simulator.

Lt. Melissa G. Dillard After joining the reserves in 2011, Lt. Dillard joined the VT- 86 SAU. In 2012, Dillard recorded 231.5 flight hours and completed 122 student event sorties as a T-39 flight instructor. Dillard also served as the unit’s T-39 NATOPS, public affairs and physical readiness officer. She was responsible for the unit receiving an outstanding on the NATOPS evaluation as well as a 100 percent pass rate for the physical readiness test. She is also a civilian contract instructor for Training Air Wing Six.

Maj. Robert G. Williams Maj. Williams conducted 306 training sorties while amassing 558.8 mishap-free flight hours, the highest annual total among T-6A instructor pilots in VT-10. He was named Instructor Pilot of the Year for 2012 for VT-10 and CTW-6. As the student control department head, he supervised the education of 237 student naval flight officers. He mentored and guided more than 40 students. He volunteered to be officer-in-charge of the T-6A hurricane evacuation to Fort Worth, Texas, and was responsible for the safe evacuation, shelter and return of 14 aircrew and aircraft.

Lt. Jonathan McCarver As a T-39 flight and academic instructor, Lt. McCarver flew 240.4 mishap-free hours. In 2012, he served as T-39 NATOPS officer and implemented improvements to the program. He also worked as the T-39 standardization and training officer for seven months. He conducted joint planning with the Air Force AC-130 Weapons School for a live fire exercise. He produced a student DVD for the T-39 N/G ensuring an easier transition for students from the T-6 to the T-39.

Lt. Bryon T. Yamaji In January 2012, Lt. Yamaji reported to VT-86 as a flight instructor with duties including strike schedules officer. A T-39 instructor, he was recognized as the Strike Instructor of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2012. He is one of the top performers in the operations department with the goal of efficient scheduling of personnel, time and resources. He was also selected by his peers as the recipient of 2012 Capt. Jason “Radio” Paynter Esprit de Corps Award.

Lt. Matthew D. Liashek Lt. Liashek is an up and coming superstar at VT-86. He has qualified in all phases of the Advanced Tactical Maneuvering (ATM) stage ahead of timeline. As the public affairs officer, he hosted more than 200 visitors at VT-86, including Boy Scout troops, local politicians and international senior officers. He also has had articles published that detail the successes of the Virtual Mission Training System (VMTS). He currently serves as the T-45 NATOPS officer and a test and evaluation pilot for the VMTS program.

Lt. Justin R. Foster Lt. Foster is an Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API) instructor at Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC). He facilitated Aerodynamics I and II to more than 598 students and instructed more than 298 classroom hours with a 90.8 percent test average. Foster has played a key role in the revision of the curriculum modules and the development of a new course of instruction within these subject areas. As a classroom instructor and as the API schedules and training officer, Foster oversees the command’s largest division.

As part of the Crew Resource Management (CRM) Team, Capt. Key executed 11 in-house CRM instructor (CRM-I) courses that graduated 190 CRM instructors. He also executed two mobile training teams that graduated 49 CRM instructors. He taught seven skills, workload management, case studies and course intro at each convening. Key is responsible for the quality of CRM training and program implementation throughout all type/model/series of U.S. Marine Corps aircraft/communities. He executed six fleet CRM assist visits during the fiscal year.

Capt. Anthony D. Bares Capt. Bares is a flight commander in the Air Force’s 451st Training Squadron. His understanding of the undergraduate combat systems officer (CSO) training program was catalyst to 23 students graduating in 2012. As assistant scheduling shop chief, Bares reallocate training hours and prevent multiple training timeline extensions. Bares is qualified to instruct in both available instructor positions in the T-1 aircraft as well as en route navigation and advanced air operations phases in the T-25 electronic warfare simulator.

Lt. Michael M. Short As the most active ground academic instructor from Helicopter Training Squadron Eight (HT-8), Lt. Short completed 93 hours of classroom flight instruction for 707 students. He taught course rules, fam zero, CRM (student and instruction) and forms. His efforts helped HT-8 achieve its pilot training requirements for 2012. Short participates in a number of community and squadron character building activities. He is den leader of Boy Scout Pack 400 in Pace and acts as the coordinator for the HT-8 partnership with Hobbs Middle School.

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Lt. Annie J. Otten Lt. Otten is a flight instructor with Helicopter Training Wing 18 (HT-18), which provides basic and advanced training to United States Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and allied student naval aviators (SNAs). In 2012, she flew more than 355 mishap-free instructional hours while completing 197 intensive SNA and instructor training sorties. Otten’s other duties include Aviation Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) officer and she spearheaded an initiative that resulted in an increase in completion rate and awareness of aviation safety issues.

Lt. Cmdr. Amy A. Horner In 2012, Lt. Horner completed 56 inactive duty training (IDT) periods, 39 additional flight training periods (AFTPs), 28 days of annual training (AT) and 86 days of active duty training (ADT). She provided 191 production days to the HT-18 SAU and Training Wing Five. Horner’s qualifications include C Pilot and Instrument/Visual Navigation Pilot. In September, Horner mobilized for 18 days in support of Sixth Fleet operations as exercise evaluator for Operation Combined Endeavor 2012.

Lt. Michael R. Felber In 2012, Lt. Felber amassed more than 498 mishap-free flight hours and 227 student syllabus sorties, compared to the squadron average of 322.7 flight hours and 149 syllabus flight sorties. As the squadron’s assistant operations officer, Felber is also responsible for the daily flight schedule. Felber specializes in the contact state – training students in the earliest stage of helicopter instruction – and he guided six student “on-wings” from their first flights to their solo with zero incidents. As a standardization pilot in several categories, he also serves as mentor to his peers.

Lt. Jared D. Powell In 2012, Lt. Powell flew more than 476 instructional flight hours and 315 sorties, making one of the largest contributions toward VT-2’s production requirements. Powell also served as flight officer, class adviser and Navy Ball coordinator. As class adviser, Powel was responsible for the development and growth of 10 student naval aviators from first flight to program completion. Powell holds instructor pilot qualifications in various stages of training including instrument and visual navigation, contact, out-of-control flight and formation flight.

Lt. Nathan J. Lassas Lt. Lassas flew 326 mishap-free hours in 2012 in the T-6B. That brings his career mishap-free total above 2,730 hours, including more than 900 instructional hours in the T-6B and E-6B. In 2012, Lassas completed five “on-wings,” and he was one of only two O-3s selected as initial progress check pilot to evaluate struggling students and their ability to complete the Joint Primary Pilot Traning (JPPT) syllabus. He was also selected for the duties of assistant operations officer, a billet normally filled No photo by a field grade officer. available

Lt. Noa J. Funk Lt. Funk joined Training Squadron Six (VT-6) as primary flight training instructor in the T-6 Texan II in March 2011. He has served as the public affairs officer and assistant maintenance officer, and is currently serving as aviation safety officer. He flew 412.6 instructional hours exceeding the squadron’s average of 263 hours. He also amassed a total of 435 mishap-free flight hours. He mentored 11 “on-wing” students while serving as aviation safety officer.



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NASWF officer assists in scuba rescue By Ens.Robert Luers NASWF PAO

A typical scuba certification training session nearly turned tragic for the dive master teaching a course Jan. 14, and only the exacting training and decisive action of a Training Air Wing Five officer changed a likely fatality into a happy ending. Lt. Cmdr. John Cooke, TraWing-5 aeromedical safety officer, was enjoying a sunny day off the coast of Fort Pickens at Gulf Islands National Seashore, watching his 10-yearold daughter, Rachel, take the first of her four qualification dives for her junior scuba certification. Little did he know that his years of experience and knowledge of the human body would be soon be critically needed. The qualification dive consisted of an instructor – an Army staff sergeant and qualified dive master and Special Forces combat dive medic – two male students and Rachel. The dive was to consist of a routine 30-foot descent and ascent below the surface of the 60 degree state park aquatic preserve. After the instructor and students plunged into the depth below and reached the bottom, one of the male students panicked and ulti-

mately lost control. “In his irrational state, he had forgotten his training and was trying to conduct an emergency ascent from 30 feet, which would have exploded his lungs and no doubt would have killed him,” Cooke said. The dive master grappled with the flailing student and resupplied him with oxygen until they surfaced. Once topside, the dive master yelled, “Get him out of the water.” Unaware of what had transpired below the water, the onlookers assisted as directed. The staff sergeant then retreated to the depths to retrieve the remaining students. After four separate dives in as many minutes, he was unable to locate the two missing students due to poor visibility and a stronger than expected current. Deciding he needed to take action, Cooke then took a set of snorkel, mask and fins from one of the men and dove in toward a stream of bubbles. After three unsuccessful attempts, Cooke then donned the man’s scuba gear and headed back down. The dive instructor eventually found the second male diver and Rachel on his ninth dive. Remarkably, the submerged students were doing underwater dive drills to pass time and were oblivious to the events that had

unfolded around them. Once on shore, the attention of the bystanders was focused on the man that had lost control. “I was more worried about the instructor,” Cooke said. The staff sergeant began feeling light headed and attributed it to the extreme workout he had just endured. Within minutes, however, he developed a strong headache and was losing his balance. “He wanted to drive to the hospital. Others wanted to dial 911. But the nearest fire department was more than 30 minutes away and the hospital was certainly a lot farther,” Cooke said. During the discussion of what to do next, Cooke’s friend, a United States Coast Guard commander, arrived with a boat which would reduce transport time by at least an hour. During the boat ride, Cooke called the officer in charge of Naval Survival Training Institute and scheduled an emergency visit to the hyperbaric chamber, an enclosed unit that assists in the recovery of decompression sickness, on NAS Pensacola. An ambulance and police arrived at the USCG station within minutes of their arrival. Upon arrival, the EMTs began asking questions from their standard operating procedures regarding symptoms of the dive

emergency. The dive master was experiencing a right side headache, spinning vision and disorientation. The protocol of the dive emergency required the EMTs to transport the dive master to a local hospital, which had no chamber facility and was at least a 30-minute ride. At this point, Cooke stepped forward and introduced himself. He refused to release control of the scene to the EMTs as he felt the situation had become too time sensitive. “If immediate action to the chamber would not have been made, the situation no doubt would have ended in death,” he said. Cooke called NSTI and reported that he and the diver were inbound. He requested transportation from the EMTs or police at the site. Within minutes they were at the chamber with the emergency hyperbaric chamber team standing by. The initial neurological assessments showed the victim suffered from an arterial gas embolism and that his conditions were worsening. The dive medical officer, a Navy captain, directed that the service member be “squeezed.” At a chamber depth of 30 feet, the diver’s disorientation eased and his headache decreased from a 4 to a 1 on a scale of 1 to 10. By 55 feet, all signs and symptoms

were resolved. He stayed on 100 percent oxygen for four hours and was released later. Cooke’s decisiveness and composure led to a happy outcome. At the end of the traumatic day, though, there were a lot of factors that aligned to help prevent permanent injury or death: the instructor using enriched air, the fact that he was a military member and thus able to be treated on base, Cooke’s knowledge of the signs and symptoms of diving emergencies, his friend having a boat available to reduce the transport time, proceeding directly to the chamber, and the chamber crew’s availability to treat. Recreational off-duty mishaps cause a huge number of injuries each year for military personnel. This makes it a regular training issue for managing risk, and in typical military fashion, the staff sergeant used the incident as a training lesson. “I never thought that I would get an injury at Fort Pickens, but due to that experience, I have changed some of my safety protocols and can now vouch for the importance of adhering to the weekend safety briefs,” he said following the event. And just a few weeks later, he finished Rachel’s qualification process.

NASWF personnel recognized by Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce From NASWF PAO

The Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce honored two of Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s finest during their annual leadership dinner recently. The black tie affair recognized the major contributors in the Santa Rosa County business and volunteer community. In front of an audience filled with political leaders, business owners, and local organizers, Kristal Kelley, the manager of the NAS Whiting Field Pen Air Federal Credit Union branch office, and Lori Aprilliano, the base public affairs officer, received well-deserved awards along with 10 other honorees during the evening’s festivities. Tracy Allen, the interim president for the chamber of commerce, selected Kelley to receive the President’s Award

for outstanding service through an event or project. Kelley’s recognition stemmed from her “tireless efforts” in coordinating the annual Military Appreciation Picnic at NAS Whiting Field. The picnic was the best attended in the history of the event with more door prizes, more venders and more activities than any previous military appreciation event. Aprilliano received the Fred Hunter “Spirit of Santa Rosa” award for long term contributions to the chamber and the county. Through her position in the public affairs office, she has consistently worked to improve relations between the community and the base. Working far beyond the scope of the minimum expected of base support, Aprilliano arranged base tours for countless community groups including the chamber of commerce, NJROTC units, Boy Scout

NASWF PAO Lori Aprilliano, left and NASWF Pen Air FCU Manager Kristal Kelley at the awards banquet.

troops, elementary school classes, Leadership Santa Rosa, and more. With her, it was never a question of whether to support the local community, but how much she and the base could do to accommodate the request.

Kelley’s award included a video presentation by interim president Allen touting her efforts in planning the picnic. Maintaining the light-hearted spirit of the evening, he even put in a slight “dig” about her short trip to the hospital for dehydration during the event. “My criteria for this award are that the recipient must go above and beyond sacrificing themselves (even to the point of heat exhaustion and dehydration in this case) for the sake of the event. You can’t let little things like trips to the hospital stand in the way of a successful event, the show must go on,” he joked, before emphasizing the depth of Kelley’s dedication to the project. “This individual’s sacrifices were only reflective of her passion to recognize and show appreciation for those who serve this country so valiantly and sometimes give the ultimate sacrifice.”

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Navy League reschedules luncheon

The Pensacola Council of the Navy League of the United States has rescheduled its annual Military Recognition Day Luncheon and Margaret Flowers Civic Award Ceremony for 11 a.m. March 14 at New World Landing. Cost is $15 per person. Since 1983, the Margaret Flowers Civic Award has been given to military members from Navy commands in the Pensacola region in recognition of superior community service. It is named in honor of Margaret Flowers, a former NASP public affairs officer with a long record of service to the Navy and the community. For reservations, call 436-8552

Enlisted Advancement Exams planned

The Education Services Office (ESO) of Personnel Support Detachment (PSD) Pensacola will administer the Navywide enlisted advancement examinations at the Mustin Beach Club aboard Pensacola Naval Air Station (NASP) March 7 for advancement to PO1, March 14 for advancement to PO2 and March 21 for advancement for PO3. The doors will open at 6 a.m. and close promptly at 7 a.m. the day of the exam. Candidates must wear the prescribed uniform of the day for their respective command and have their military ID to participate. No cellphones, watches, food, or beverages are permitted in the exam room. Candidates were required to verify and sign the worksheet by Feb. 15. For more information, contact the ESO at 4523617, option 8.

Ombudsman training to be conducted

An Ombudsman Basic Training (OBT) Workshop is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 4 to 7 at the Fleet and Family Support Center, 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg 625. The ombudsman’s major role is to act as a bridge between the command, family members and the resources of the community. An ombudsman must be appointed by the commanding officer to attend training. Basic training is required and must be documented. To register, call 452-9022.

Bloodmobile visiting bases this week

The Northwest Florida Blood Services Bloodmobile will be at the NASP Liberty Center from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 4 and NASP Air Traffic Control from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 5. A stop is also planned at NASP Corry Station from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 6. Officials said O negative blood is currently needed. For more information, contact Betty Roberts at 572-4136 or betty.roberts@oneblood.org You can also check the Northwest Florida Blood Services web site at www.nfbcblood.org.

Monster trucks set to roll into town

The Monster Jam truck series is coming to the Pensacola Bay Center this weekend. Adult tickets start at $22 and child tickets are $5 (ages 2-12) in advance. The cost of all seats increase $2 on the day of the show. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at (800) 745-3000 or at the center’s box office. Show times are 7:30 p.m. today, March 1, and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, March 2. For more information about Monster Jam, go to www.monsterjam.com.

Antarctic explorers scheduled to meet

The Gulf Coast Group Chapter of the Old Antarctic Explorers Association (OAEA) will meet at noon tomorrow, March 2, at the Shrimp Basket Restaurant, 709 North Navy Blvd. All interested parties are welcome. Presentations will start at 1 p.m. The Shrimp Basket will be open at 11 a.m. Food and beverages will be available before, during and after the meeting. For more information, call 456-3556.

Two free concerts scheduled at museum

The Lee Singers will perform a free concert at 3 p.m. tomorrow, March 2, in the Blue Angels Atrium at the National Naval Aviation Museum. The Lee Singers are a mixed choral ensemble of 45 vocalists and nine band members from Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn. The Lee Singers tour around the United States and the world performing a wide range of musical styles. The 151st Army Band will also perform a free concert at the museum at 11 a.m. March 26. The 151st Army Band is based in Montgomery, Ala., and will perform patriotic music for visitors to enjoy following a scheduled practice of the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels.

Dog Fanciers presenting two-day event

The Pensacola Dog Fanciers Association American Kennel Club dog show is scheduled for March 2 and March 3 at the Escambia Equestrian Center, 7750 Mobile Highway. Showing starts at 8:30 a.m. each day. Spectators are all invited to watch the completion all day. Food and vendors of specialized canine items will be available. The club offers educational material. Tickets are $3 a person or $5 a car, whichever is less. For more information, go to www.pensacoladogs.org.

Submission guide You can submit information for possible publication in Partyline by sending an e-mail to Janet.Thomas.ctr@navy.mil. Submissions must include the organization’s name and details about events including times, dates, locations and any costs involved. Contact information also is required. All submissions are subject to editing to comply with established standards. Items should be submitted at least one week in advance. The deadline is noon Friday for the next week’s publication.

Antique dealers plan show in Milton

The Greater Pensacola Area Antique Dealers Association (PADA) will present its 26th annual antique show and sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, March 1, and tomorrow, March 2, and noon to 5 p.m. March 3 at Santa Rosa County Auditorium, 4530 Spikes Way, in Milton. The show will feature 32 exhibitors, glass restoration and food on site. Admission is $4 and tickets are good for all three days. The proceeds from the door will be donated to the USO Airport Lounge, Favor House and the PSC Scholarship Fund.

Senior Follies scheduled for March

The Pensacola Senior Follies is presenting “Viva Las Vegas,” its 16th annual “Young at Heart” show, at the WSRE Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio at 7 p.m. March 15 and 2 p.m. March 16 and March 17. The studio is at 1000 College Blvd. at Pensacola State College. Local multi-talented seniors will perform in the musical extravaganza. Tickets are $12 and are available at Bayview Senior Center and West Escambia Senior Center. For more information, call 453-3016 or 417-7736.

Powerlifters putting a team together

A Pensacola area team is being formed to compete in the 2013 USA Powerlifting Military Nationals March 9 at the Hyatt Regency at the Orlando International Airport. For more information, contact Capt. Mark Goto at Mark.Goto@med.navy.mil or HM2(FMF) Brandon Foisy by e-mail at Brandon.Foisy@med.navy.mil or by phone at 505-6456.

NMCRS golf tournament coming up

Pen Air Federal Credit Union will present the 13th annual Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Charity Golf Tournament March 22 at A.C. Read. Cost is $75 per player or $300 per team. Registration begins at 10:30 am, with lunch served at 11 a.m. and a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Players can register online at bit.ly/NMCRSGolf Tournament. For more information, e-mail Melissa Dandridge at dandme@penair.org or call 505-3200, ext. 3334.

Enrollment open at St. John school

St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, 325 South Navy Blvd., is enrolling new students for the 2013-2014 school year. The school offers voluntary pre-kindergarten (VPK) through eighth grade. For more information, call 456-5218 or go to www.stjohnpensacola.com.

March 23 dance event has ’70s theme

Dance Konnection Swingers has scheduled a ’70s Cabaret from 7 p.m. to midnight March 23 at the Corrine Jones Sander Beach Community Center, 913 South I St. Plans include a best-dress ’70s contest, but costumes are optional. Tickets are $20. Dance Konnection Swingers promotes the art of ballroom, swing and line dancing. For more information, call 748-9885 or e-mail dancekonnectionswingers@yahoo.com.

USS Lexington reunion announced

Former shipmates from the USS Lexington (CV 16) are planning to gather for their annual reunion Sept 12-15 in Boston. All ship’s company, Marines, attached air wings and families are welcome. For more information, contact Bob DiMonte by phone at 492-3483 or be e-mail at bob dimo@cox.net.

Art festival scheduled in Gulf Breeze

The City of Gulf Breeze and Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. (GBAI) will present the 19th annual Gulf Breeze Celebrate the Arts Festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 9 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 10 in the parking lot of Gulf Breeze High School. Admission is free. For more information go to www.gulf breezearts.com.

Dogwood Dash on track for March 23

The 25th annual Dogwood Dash, a 5K race and one-mile fun run, is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. March 23. Applications are available at St. Joseph Church, 140 West Government St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or by e-mail at tjruck@bellsouth.net.

Cost is $20 for adults, $12 for children (postmarked by March 16). The registration fee will be $22 after March 16 and $25 on the day of race. For more information, call the school at 436-6461, ext. 10, or Ted or Grace Ruckstuhl at 438-4322.

Trail run planned at Big Lagoon Park

Run for Children of Destiny, a two-mile adventure trail run, is scheduled for 7 a.m. March 9 at Big Lagoon State Park. The registration fee is $20, which includes one adult and one child (12 years or younger), shirts for both and all-day access to the park. Pre-run check-in begins at 6 a.m. and closes at 6:45 a.m. Refreshments will be available. Strollers are welcome. For more information or to register for the run, visit: http://www.firstgiving.com/GlobeNicaragua /march2013 or call 453-3453.

Newcomer’s Club mixes games, lunch

The Newcomer’s Club of Greater Pensacola meets at 9 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month 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, bunco, bowling and a chef’s night out. For more information, call Valerie Zubke at 530-3926 or e-mail vzubke@yahoo.com. For more details, go to www.pensacolanewcomers.com.

School to present auction March 9

Escambia Christian School will presents its ninth annual “A Bid for Excellence” auction March 9 at Gateway Church of Christ Family Life Center, 245 Brent Lane. Doors open at 4 p.m. for preview of items. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Live and silent auctions will begin at 6 p.m. Cost is $30 per person. Seating is limited and there will be no ticket sales at the door. For more information, call 433-8476.

Club offers co-ed adult sports leagues

Mark and Krissy Robertson have opened Kaboom Sports & Social Club, which offers co-ed adult sports leagues and social events. They offer a 15 percent military discount on all leagues and events. For more information call (352) 514-3504 go to www.kaboomssc.com.

Motorcycle riders meet for breakfast

Members of the Gold Wing Road Rider’s Association gather for a breakfast meeting on the second Saturday of each month at the Golden Corral Buffet & Grill, 2260 Langley Ave. Breakfast starts at 8 a.m. breakfast and the meeting starts at 9 a.m. meeting. All motorcyle riders are welcome For more information, contact Fred Kennedy at 2320365 or visit www.fl1-d.com.

Legion plans Bama Southern Romp

The 2013 Bama Southern Romp is scheduled for March 8-10 in Gulf Shores, Ala. Conducted by The Department of Alabama American Legion Riders, the event is hosted locally by the Baldwin County American Legion Riders headquartered at American Legion Post 44, 6781 Gulf Shores Parkway. Events will include live music, special rides, a shrimp boil, a bike show and a memorial service. Early registration ends March 3. The per person fee is $25 for the weekend or $20 per day. Motorcycle ownership is not required. For more information, go to www. Alabamaalr.org.

Spouse training classes scheduled

L.I.N.K.S. for Spouses training classes are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 9, April 27 and June 1 in the commanding officer’s conference room at the MATSG-21 Headquarters, Bldg. 3450, 211 Farrar Road. Classes are free and all military spouses are welcome. To register, call Beth Austin, MCFTB trainer at 452-9460, ext. 3012, or e-mail elizabeth. a.austin@usmc.mil.

Fleet Reserve leader to attend meeting

Mark Kilgore, national president of the Fleet Reserve, is scheduled to be the special guest at the March 11 meeting of the Fleet Reserve association Branch 22 at the AmVets Post 292, 955 Dog Track Road. The general meeting will start at 6 p.m., the combined meeting at 6:30 p.m. and a dinner commencing at 7 p.m. Attire is casual. For more information, call Robert F. Hall Sr. at 456-1561 or 712-3319.

Chili contest includes car cruise-in

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 9301 Gulf Beach Highway, is presenting its annual Community Chili Cook-off from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. March 9. A new addition this year is a car cruise-in. Cook-off entries are limited to 20, so chefs should call the church to sign up in advance. A complimentary meal of chili, coleslaw, cornbread and dessert will be served. Admission is free. For more information, call 492-1518.



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Learning Site Corry Station a CPPD performance award winner; See page B2 Spotlight


March 2013 – National Women’s History Month’s theme:

Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Rear Adm. Grace Murray Hopper From http://www.nwhp.org


ach year, March is designated as National Women’s History Month to ensure that the history of American women will be recognized and celebrated in schools, workplaces and communities throughout the country. The 2013 National Women’s History Month theme, Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination, recognizes American women’s outstanding contributions to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics commonly referred to as STEM. This March thousands of programs and events will highlight the many organizations and programs working to promote women’s and girls’ interest and participation in STEM. From engaging elementary students in STEM to fighting pay discrimination, their efforts are actively working to expand the opportunities in the STEM fields. The National Women’s History Project has chosen 18 honorees for National Women’s History Month who exemplify pioneering work, scientific breakthroughs, lifesaving discoveries, invention of new technologies, creation of organizations, as well as the promotion of women and girls in STEM. The 2013 honorees represent a remarkable range of accomplishments and a wide diversity of specialties including medicine, robotics, computer programming, atmospheric chemistry, architecture and primatology. These women’s lives and work span the centuries of American history and come from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. National Women’s History Month 2013 provides an excellent opportunity to honor all women seeking to advance these important fields. For more information about these honorees or National Women’s History Month, visit www.nwhp.org or e-mail nwhp@nwhp.org or call (707)-6362888.

The 2013 honorees for National Women’s History Month include: Hattie E.Alexander (1901-1968) Pediatrician and microbiologist Marlyn Barrett (1954) K-12 STEM educator Grace Murray Hopper (19061992), Computer scientist Olga Frances Linares (1936) Anthropologist and archaeologist Julia Morgan (1872-1957) Architect Katharine B. Blodgett (18981979), Physicist and inventor Edith Clarke (1883-1959) Electrical engineer Rita R. Colwell (1934) Molecular Microbial Ecologistand Scientific Administrator Susan Solomon (1956) Atmospheric chemist Flossie Wong-Staal (1946) Virologist and molecular scientist Patricia Era Bath (1942) Ophthalmologist and inventor Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910) Physician Louise Pearce (1885-1959) Physician and pathologist Jill Pipher (1955) Mathematician Mary G. Ross (1908-2008) Mechanical engineer Dian Fossey (1932-1985) Primatologist and naturalist Susan A. Gerbi (1944) Molecular cell biologist Helen Greiner (1967) Mechanical engineer and roboticist
















By Elizabeth Dickason Naval History and Heritage Command

Eighty-five-year-old Rear Adm. Grace Murray Hopper, who dedicated her life to the Navy, passed away Jan. 1, 1992. As a pioneer computer programmer and coinventor of COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language), she was known as the Grand Lady of Software, Amazing Grace and Grandma COBOL. She’ll be remembered for her now famous sayings, one of which is “It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission.” Taught by her father at an early age to go after what she wanted, her life consisted of one success after another, including the significant contributions she made to the computer age and the Navy. Hopper’s diligence and hard work paid off when in 1928 at the age of 22 she was graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar College. She then attended Yale University, where she received a master’s degree in mathematics and physics in 1930 and a doctorate degree in mathematics in 1934. Hopper began teaching mathematics at Vassar in 1931, where her first year’s salary was $800. She stayed there until she

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joined the United States Naval Reserve in December 1943. Upon graduation, she was commissioned a lieutenant (junior grade) and ordered to the Bureau of Ordnance Computation Project at Harvard University. There she became the first programmer on the Navy’s Mark I computer, the mechanical miracle of its day. Hopper’s love of gadgets caused her to immediately fall for the biggest gadget she’d ever seen, the 51foot-long mound of bulky relays, switches and vacuum tubes called the Mark I. This miracle of modern science could store 72 words and perform three additions every second. In 1946, Hopper was released from active duty and joined the Harvard Faculty at the Computation Laboratory, where her work continued on the Mark II and Mark III computers for the Navy. In 1949, she joined the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation, later called Sperry Rand, where she designed the first commercial largescale electronic computer called the UNIVAC I. She changed the lives of everyone in the computer industry by developing the Bomarc system, later called COBOL (commonbusiness-oriented language). COBOL made it

possible for computers to respond to words rather than numbers. She’s also credited with coining the term “bug” when she traced an error in the Mark II to a moth trapped in a relay. The bug was carefully removed and taped to a daily log book. Since then, whenever a computer has a problem, it’s referred to as a bug. Hopper retired from the Naval Reserve with the rank of commander at the end of 1966. She was recalled to active duty in August 1967 for a sixmonth assignment at the request of Norman Ream, then special assistant to the Secretary of the Navy for automatic data processing. After the six months were up, her orders were changed to say her services would be needed indefinitely. She was promoted to captain in 1973 by Adm. Elmo Zumwalt Jr., Chief of Naval Operations. And in 1977, she was appointed special adviser to Commander, Naval Data Automation Command (NavDac), where she stayed until she retired. At the age of 76, she was promoted to commodore by special presidential appointment. Her rank was elevated to rear admiral in November 1985, making her one of few women admirals in the history of the Navy.

Jokes & Groaners It was so cold ... The optician was giving away free ice scrapers with every new pair of eyeglasses. We had to chop up the piano for firewood – but we only got two chords. We pulled everything out of the freezer and huddled inside it to warm up. Starbucks was serving coffee on a stick. Politicians had their hands in their OWN pockets. When I turned on the shower – hail came out. Mom used a saw to serve the milk.

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CPPD performance award winners set bar high for customer service By Susan Henson Center for Personal and Professional Development Public Affairs

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) recognized its outstanding Navy College Offices, learning sites and reserve unit of 2012, command leadership said recently. The CPPD Performance Quality Award Winners for Fiscal Year 2012 were the CPPD Learning Sites in NAS Pensacola Corry Station and King’s Bay, Ga.; Navy College Offices in Bahrain; Naples, Italy; and Coronado, Calif; and the entire CPPD Reserve Unit. “I’m pleased to recognize such an outstanding group of people dedicated to providing the best possible support for Sailors’ personal and professional development,” said Capt. John Newcomer, CPPD’s commanding officer. “We’re a small yet global command, and the performance of this year’s winners shows the high level of commitment CPPD’s team members have to helping develop Sailors who think critically, act responsibly and lead proactively – to make the best possible decisions on and off duty.” The 2012 Performance Quality Award winners for

CPPD’s Learning Sites and reserve units also accomplished impressive metrics that supported the command’s mission to develop and deliver education and training opportunities that build personal, professional and leadership competencies to achieve fleet readiness. Learning Site Corry Station won the large learning site category for posting a 104 percent instructor utilization rate and 100 percent completion of all Personal and Professional Development Assist Team (PPDAT) visits that resulted in a 71.5 percent seat utilization rate of CPPD courses at that site. Nearly 80 percent of the site’s instructors qualified to deliver more than one course of instruction in FY-12, and 44 percent of instructors completed requirements for their Master Training Specialist (MTS) qualification. Learning Site Kings Bay won the small learning site category by posting similarly impressive statistics. This team had a 90 percent instructor utilization rate, and a 141 percent PPDAT completion rate resulting in a 70 percent seat utilization rate. More than 90 percent of instructors cross-qualified to deliver more than one course, and 47 percent of Kings Bay instructors completed their MTS requirements. Although usually awarded to

a single reserve unit, the entire CPPD Reserve Unit was awarded for its team effort in FY-12 that resulted in the unit’s most productive year in its history, according to Newcomer. The reserve unit accounted for 25 percent of the overall CPPD mission by delivering almost 500 courses and graduating more than 9,000 Sailors while simultaneously reducing the command’s travel costs. Navy College Office (NCO) Bahrain, which won in the small NCO staff category, provides educational outreach to the Naval Forces Central Command area of responsibility. NCO Bahrain conducted 150 briefings for more than 5,000 customers at 92 tenant commands, including Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Oman, Qatar, Isa Air Base and Yemen. Through combined efforts and coordination across regions, the office had a 98 percent enrollment completion rate, with more than 268 college graduates. “This is an amazing level of customer service, especially considering the office staff consisted of one person for most of 2012,” said Dr. Mary Redd-

Clary, director of the Voluntary Education program, which is administered by CPPD. Navy College Office Naples, which won in the medium NCO staff category, provides educational outreach to the local Naples area and Africa Command. The Naples team also provided technical guidance to the education services officer aboard the Sixth Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney (LLC/JCC 20) in the preparation of education plans for ships using Navy College Program for Afloat College Education (NCPACE). The education plans were instrumental in the enrollment of more than 80 Sailors, 62 of whom received college degrees. As the European Regional Defense Language Testing Center, NCO Naples also logged 42 percent of Defense Language Proficiency Tests (DLPTs) administered in Europe and South West Asia. Navy College Office Coronado, which took the NCO large staff category, provides educational outreach to the Coronado area and Point Loma. The team at this NCO distinguished itself by recording

more than 12,180 combined completions and enrollments, which produced 252 college graduates. It also provided education services to more than 49,000 Navy personnel, hosted six education fairs, and coordinated more than 140 NCPACE courses for deployed Sailors. NCO Coronado also organized on-site instructor-led classes and facilitated outreach to more than 49 tenant commands. “The educational professionals at all 35 NCOs give everything they have to helping Sailors find avenues to pursue their life-long education goals, which equips them with strong analytical skills and the ability to make informed decisions,” said Redd-Clary. “For the Voluntary Education team, we are strongly committed to helping every Sailor we can, which is well demonstrated by the impressive accomplishments of these award winners.” For more information about the Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD), visit: https://www. netc.navy.mil/centers/cppd/. For more news from the Center for Personal and Professional Development, visit: www.navy. mil/local/voledpao/. Find CPPD on Facebook at https://www. facebook.com/pages/Centerfor-Personal-and-ProfessionalDevelopment/100056459206.


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Morale, Welfare and Recreation

Hereʼs your chance to play in the snow ... A sledding hill is scheduled to be one of the highlights of the Winter Wonderland event from 4 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, March 2, on the old hospital grounds across from Mustin Beach Club on Radford Boulevard onboard NAS Pensacola. Other activities will include penguin bowling, ice fishing, a rock climbing wall, inflatable games, a coloring mural, fitness challenges, prizes, games and more. Admission is $3 (free for ages 2 and younger). The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation department teamed up with several sponsors to present the event. Photo by Billy Enfinger

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Smokin’ in the Square, an annual Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) sanctioned competitive event in Seville Square, will feature more than 55 professional and backyard BBQ teams competing for prize money and the title of “KCBS State Champion of Florida.” This is the fourth year for the barbecue cook-off, which draws judges, competitors and the local community to watch the competition and sample a variety of excellent barbecue. There will also be local vendors, arts and crafts and live entertainment

Details • What: Smokin’ in the Square. • When: noon to 9 p.m. today, March 1, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow, March 2. • Where: Seville Square in downtown Pensacola. • For more information: Contact, Ivan Delabruere – SmokinInTheSquare@yahoo. com or 516-2622. Online, go to www.smokininthesquare.com.

throughout the two-day event. Smokin’ in the Square is a volunteer-run fundraising event supporting local charities.

The competition generally attracts more than 25,000 people, according to officials at the Knights of Columbus Council 7027 of Milton, which sponsors the event. This year, Smokin’ In The Square, will welcome a visit from the TV show “BBQ Pitmasters.” The TLC Destination America series that focuses on the competitive barbecue subculture. It is scheduled to be the first stop of the new season for the show, which takes fans across the country to barbecue competitions where each saucy bite puts reputations, respect and thousands of dollars on the line.

At the movies FRIDAY

“The Impossible,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” (3D), R, 7:30 p.m.; 9:30 p.m.; “A Haunted House,” R, 4:45 p.m.; “Parker,” R, 6:45 p.m., 9:15 p.m.


“The Impossible,” PG-13, noon; “Gangster Squad,” R, 2:30 p.m.; “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” (3D), R, 5 p.m.; “A Haunted House,” R, 7 p.m.; “Broken City,” R, 9 p.m.; “Mama,” PG-13, 12:15 p.m.; “The Last Stand,” R, 2:45 p.m.; “Zero Dark Thirty,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “Parker,” R, 8:45 p.m.


“Mama,” PG-13, noon; “Parker,” R, 2:15 p.m.; “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” (3D), R, 4:45 p.m.; “Zero Dark Thirty,” R, 6:45 p.m.; “The Impossible,” PG-13, 12:15 p.m.; “The Last Stand,” R, 2:45 p.m.; “A Haunted House,” R, 5:15 p.m.; “Gangster Squad,” R, 7:15 p.m.




“A Haunted House,” R, 5 p.m.; “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” (3D), R, 7 p.m.; “Zero Dark Thirty,” R, 6 p.m.

WEDNESDAY “Mama,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” (3D), R, 7:15 p.m.; “The

Last Stand,” R, 5:15 p.m.; “Broken City,” R, 7:30 p.m.


“Texas Chainsaw” (3D), R, 5:15 p.m.; “Gangster Squad,” R, 7:15 p.m.; “The Impossible,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Parker,” R, 7:30 p.m.

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 that the whole family can participate in. For more information, call 452-8285 or visit the MWR website: www.naspensacola-mwr.com. • St. Patrickʼs Day Run: 8 a.m. March 15. Register at Radford Fitness Center, Bldg. 4143. Medals will be awarded for first, second and third place for men and women. Open to all. Free. For more information, call 452-9845. • Kindermusik: Sing, dance, laugh, play. Come experience the joy of a Kindermusik class with your child. Classes available for children ages infant to 4 years at the Youth Center aboard NAS Pensacola. Classes are Wednesdays beginning Feb. 27. Village class is 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. for ages infant to 18 months. Wiggle Grow/Laugh and Learn class is 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. for ages 19 months to 4 years. For class information, contact Christine Clark at 492-9298 for by e-mail at km.with.giggles.song.dance@gmail.com. Cost is $38 per month and $9.95 for home materials. Register at NASP Youth Center, Bldg 3690. For more information, call 452-2296. • Spring Flea Market: noon to 4 p.m. March 17 at Corry Youth Sports Complex on Highway 98. Applications available on the MWR website: www.naspensacola-mwr.com or at Bldg. 4143 on Radford Boulevard. The event sell out each year, so reserve early. Spaces $25 to $40. Tables are $8 each. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3140. • Titleist Fitting Day: noon to 2 p.m. March 28 at A.C. Read Golf Course. Titlest offers tools along with a top team of fitters for an advanced fitting experience. For more information or to schedule a fitting appointment, call 452-2454. • Wellness Center: Upcoming events include Nutrition 101, “The Incredible Edible Egg,” 11 a.m. to noon March 22; and Nutrition 101, “Meal Makeover Basics,” 11 a.m to noon April 19. A group VolksWalk is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. April 22 starting at the Mustin Beach Club and ending at the old hospital courtyard across the street. The marked route can be accomplished at your pace. Historical talk along the way. For details or to sign up, call 452-6802. • World Rowing Challenge: March 15 to April 15. Participants from all facilities will join together as Team NAS Pensacola to log all meters rowed on the Concept2 Indoor Rower. The goal is to be the number one military team. For details, call Radford Gym and Fitness Center at 452-9845. • Aquatics Program: Master’s training is 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Dedicated coach on deck. Ages 18 and older. Competitive triathlete and fitness training. Cost is $30 military, $35 DoD, and $40 civilian per month. Swimming lessons for ages 4 and older Monday, Tuesday and Friday (4:50 to 5:20 p.m. for beginners and 5:20 to 5:50 p.m. for intermediates. Cost is $45 military, $50 DoD, and $55 civilians per month. PNY Swim Team 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Cost is $45 military, $50 DoD and $55 civilians. For more information, call 452-9429.

Liberty activities Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and holidays and 10:30 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Off-base trips leave from the NASP Liberty Center, but you must sign up in advance. For more information, call 452-2372 or visit 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, one-on-one crisis support and information by trained staff. Call (877) 995-5247; go to www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247 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 to 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 a victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services, safety interventions such as a Military Protective Order (MPO), separation from offender, expedited transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim may report to his/her chain-ofcommand, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR VA, SARC, and his/her CO shall commence an investigation. Restricted reporting allows a victim to have a confidential report, which does not trigger either command nor 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 provider and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 Victim Advocate, call 449-9231/2. To contact the SARC during working hours, call 452-5990 x0; or during and after working hours, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach is seeking volunteers for opportunities including: • Ronald McDonald House: A group can volunteer to complete family chores or provide a meal for families in residence. Other opportunities include hosting events ir conducting a “Wish List” drive by collecting items for the house. For more information, contact Vicky Bell at 4772273. • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida: Youth mentor-

Worship schedule ing organization matches screened adult volunteers with children ages 6 through eighth grade primarily from single parent homes. For information, go to www.bbbsnwfl.org. • American Red Cross of Northwest Florida: Help is always needed for projects. For information, call 432-7601.

For more information, contact NASP Community Outreach at 452-2532 or e-mail NAS PensacolaCommunityOutreach@ Facebook.com.

Fleet and Family Support Center The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following classes: • Parenting: Zero to 2 years of age: A class to help prepare for the arrival of a baby is offered quarterly. Next class is 10 a.m. to noon March 13. To register, call 452-5609 or 452-9022. • Anger control: Class includes two sessions. Classes are 10 a.m. to noon March 13 and March 20 and 10 a.m. to noon May 7 and May 14. For details, call 452-5609 or 452-9022. • Stress management: Participants will learn tips and coping mechanisms to managing stress. Classes are scheduled for 10 a.m. to

noon on first and third Thursday of each month. For details, call 4525990. • Peer to peer support group: Talk through issues that occur when you experience a traumatic (wartime) event. For service members and veterans. Meetings are from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. If you would like to attend, call 452-5609 or 452-9022. • How to file your VA claim: All active-duty and veterans are welcome. AmVets representative conduct classes from 10 a.m. to noon the last Thursday of each month. Free. Seating limited. Bring pen and paper. To register, call 452-5609 or 4529022.

Note: The Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel and the Lady of Loreto Chapel are closed for renovations. During renovations, Sunday services will be held at the auditorium at Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Bldg. 633. NAS Pensacola Protestant •Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Protestant Sunday School, 9 a.m. Sunday, J.B. McKamey Center. • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Women's Bible study, 9 a.m. Tuesday, J.B. McKamey Center. • Fellowship dinner, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. • Bible study, 6 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center. Roman Catholic • Sacrament of Penance, 3:45 p.m. Saturday, All Faiths Chapel. • Mass, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, All Faiths Chapel. • Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium.

• Mass, noon Monday, Thursday, and Friday, All Faiths Chapel. 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. • Mass, 11 a.m. Tuesday, small chapel. 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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Announcements Computer repair. 10% military 100 New Donors discount. Palafox Computers. OnNeeded Save a life. Make site repair, PC or a Difference Macs. 332-5350 New donors can donate life saving I n v e s t m e n t plasma and o p p o r t u n i t y, receive $100 advertising compensation in supplement. 380two donations. 6427 Talecris Merchandise 3810 Barrancas Ave Articles for Sale 850-456-0975 www.Grifolsplas Beautiful Bridal ma.com Set 10K yellow Walk-ins gold. 1/2 carat welcome total weight. Has Current picture round, princess, ID, Social and baguette Security Number diamonds. Regular required price: $2169.99, selling for $500. Spring Yard Sale 332-6239. at East Hill Christian School IKEA white on Saturday, sleeper sofa/chair; March 9 starting wood desk/chair; at 7 am. Location: white wicker1301 E. Gadsen chase, lamp, TV St. stand, plant stand, 9-drawer dressr; 2 Hard-working military brat for in/outdoor chairs; hire in Navarre. oak mantle electric Cut grass, paint a fireplace; large 2fence, ask for tier fountain. 686Danny: 396-5354. 0253



Like new Whalen Furniture bunk bed with desk, chest with drawers, and shelf all in one unit. New cost: $1,300. Sale for $325 obo. 492-9282.

Styx River C a m p i n g Membership. 4552810

Jazzy power wheel chair, like new, used 4 times. 2 brand new batteries just bought 1 week ago. $1,500 obo. 4554001 Dining room table w/leaf 6 chairs, $350 obo. Schwinn 21 sp. mount bike, $120. Workout s t a t i o n dips/pullups/abs/p ushups, $50. 6028333 U.S. Cargo enclosed trailer. 17'x7' with V-nose. Drop down rear ramp, side entrance. Top Air Vent. $3,500. 2555591


Blue three-wheel electric wheelchair, solid tires, recently replaced, electric lift that fits a 2AKC Chocolate inch receiver. Sell Lab with papers at a deal, 455-4101 and all equipment best to go. Female 9 World’s weeks old, $400, turkey gun, 12 gauge, 3 ½ call 458-3807 magnum, super screw-in Walnut Kings tight choke. Head Pub & turkey Lodge Dart W o o d - s t o c k cabinet set, comes backboard. Perfect with self-healing condition. $250. dart board,12 454-9486 steel-tip darts, c h a l k b o a r d , Radio, WWII era excellent addition vacuum tube, the to any pub or type your parents game room, never listen to war news used, $70, 492- on. $35. 712-1425 9178 Offshore fishing Portable play lures, islanders. pen, bassinet, These lures retail changing stand, $25 each. 12 for can also be used $100. 712-1425 as a baby bed, $45 HP Media Center 492-9178 Windows 7 ultimate. 3.5 GB Glock 40 cal, 22" with 3 mag, lock, memory, 500 GB mag loader and HD, 3.0 GHZ, 4 case. $475. 503- CPU, 2 DVD/RW units. 14” monitor. 4532 $250. 324-3146



Collectibles, 50s rotary telephone, 20s BR lamp, ruby red cups and a variety of other depression era glass. Priced to sell. 456-3609

New England single shot 270 wim. simmons var. scope sling asking $300, also Hi-Point 9mm auto 2 mags & case $100. Call Leonard 941-2782 OBO.

Pearls Majorica 30" necklace, $120; double strand bracelet, $95; pearl gold ring size 7, $145 455-7990 or relivpensacola@h otmai.com

10’x10’ and 7’x7’ tents, $50 for both. Four-piece, indooroutdoor patio furniture, kept inside, $100. Oak armoire, glass front w/shelves and storage, $100. 4554613

Paper money, old Russian, Cuban Turkey German Military Payment Certificate. Negotiable fee, 455-7990 or relivpensacola@h otmail.com

To u r m a s t e r Synergy electricheated vest and pant combo for serious touring bikers. Tested but never used, $200. 983-8296

Motor Autos for sale

Bike rack, holds two bikes, like new Guardian, $65. 455-7990 or relivpensacola@h otmail.com

1985 Mercedes Benz 380 SL Roadster, Sky blue, V-8 gas auto, two tops. Serious inquiry only. 4777923

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1994 Nissan Sentra. Old car but good condition. $900. 453-6086

2005 Chevy Colorado LS truck topper, $300 obo. 450-6523

1999 Nissan Sentra GXE, good condition, 4-door silver with black interior. Looks good and runs good. Original owner, asking $1,900. 453-4721


Harley Davidson 2012 Road King w/cruise ,abs, extras, 205 miles, only $17,900. 516-0416

96 Celebrity 25' Cuddy, 2002 5.7 engine, tower, Many extras. $18,500 or reasonable offer. 455-4973

H/D Sportster, 65k miles. Tangerine & cream, 1200 cc, many extras, garage kep. Asking $5,900. 485-0500. Has a 2003 BMW lift. 330xi, fully Honda loaded, leather 2000 seats, sun roof, Valkyrie with New tires, Very California sideclean, 148K miles. car, black. Heated E x c e l l e n t grips, cruise. c o n d i t i o n . 16,460 miles, Beautiful car! g a r a g e - k e p t . $8,000. Please call Quadzilla batwing 456-2303 fairing with eclipse CD 1200 Trucks/Vans/ AM/FM/CD/USB SUVs radio. Other 2002 Ford F-150 extras. 983-8296 King Ranch, CMS 112,000 miles. 2009 Runs great, new Roadster 250cc tires. Must see. red hot scooter, Price below b/b. has 800 miles, Needs a paint job great on gas. 100 or a good detail. MPH. $1,500 obo. 983-8296 287-1349.

Misc. Motor 2008 16 feet Funfinder X-160 Camper. Like new, sleeps five, non-smoker, very clean, lots of extras. Asking $8,700. 206-9211 2000 Hurricane Four Winds Motorhome. 35 feet, 64,400 miles. E x c e l l e n t codition, priced to sell. 251-9617584 Macgregor Venture of Newport 23. Everything on this Sailboat is brand new or completely rebuilt and will go a n y w h e r e . www.serfi.org/Ve nture.htm. $5,995. 453-5501

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3/2, central a/c, c a r p e t e d . Remodeled kitchen & baths. No smoking/pets. Perfect for students/military. 2 miles from NAS main gate. Real Estate $800/month/$800 deposit. 346-3287 Homes for rent or 529-0823. Leave message. Beautiful home in Milton, 3/2 ½ Beautiful 2/1 guest cable, plus bonus room, house, washer/dryer, lawn over 3,200 sqft. services included. Intercom system, Large privacy security system, fenced backyard. or located in Furnished u n f u r n i s h e d . Tanglewood on $800/month, cul-de-sac. $1,400 shown by d e p o s i t appointment. 602negotiable. 626- 0856 1814 or 748-6409 2/1 w/bonus room, heat/air. Room for rent in central Wa s h e r / d r y e r beautiful home, 2 connection. Small minutes from gate tiled kitchen, screen of NAS. porch, large shady $475/month. Non- backyard. Good smoking. 251- area. Convenient to I-110, 10 minutes 391-4632 to NAS. $600/month, $600 deposit. 438-6129

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25 acres L a k e v i e w, surveyed, Vag/VR. S t r e a m s , hardwoods. Must see, $125,000 obo, 438-4416.

3/2, 1,534 sqft Cul-de-Sac near 9 Mile Rd. $ 1 2 0 , 0 0 0 1463Camrose Pl. 505-7648. Flyer w/photos at house.

R o o m m a t e needed to share 2story spacious home. Room is furnished, home is close to NAS/Corey S t a t i o n . pensacolaroomma tesearch@yahoo.c om if interested. Prefer no Pets. $575/month includes cable, internet & utilities. Homes for sale 3/2 1,630 sqft. Move-in ready. Asking $67,500. Very well maintained, electrical wiring updated to code, newer AC unit. new roof in 2005. MLS# 433713. 525-9866.

Garcon PTP. 5/3 brick home + .9 acres + access to East Bay. 2,100, sq. ft., fireplace, 2car garage, quiet neighborhood, ideal for families. $164K, 418-2951

Great 2/l bungalow on Bayou Chico, $99,900, one mile from Navy, 0.68 acres. Heating/air, tiled screened in porch, galley kitchen, fence yard, appliances New construction included. MLS house for sale 438069. 454-4576 located at the Glen Subdivision Pace, 4/3 near Corry Florida. 2,372 and NAS, 605 N sqft., living area, 69th Ave, Myrtle 3/2 1/2, 2-car Grove, $149,000. garage, Earth cents 712-6086 certified. 477-7923

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Everything you’re looking for and so much more! 3/2. Hardwood floor, covered deck, fireplace, g a r a g e . pool/shopping. By owner. 512-2702, $132.9k

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