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Vol. 83, No. 11

March 22, 2019

New commanding officer takes over at NASP From NAS Pensacola Public Affairs

The largest base in Commander, Navy Region Southeast hosted a change of command ceremony onboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola March 14. Capt. Christopher Martin, the NAS Pensacola commanding officer since March 2016, turned over responsibilities of the base to Capt. Timothy Kinsella Jr., during the twohour ceremony at which Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad, the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) commander, presided. Martin, a 35-year Navy veteran, retired following the Change of Command ceremony, with Navy veteran and Defense Human Resources Activity Acting Director Jeffrey Register serving as the guest speaker during the retirement portion of the dual ceremony. “I will miss this job and I will miss all of you that I have had the true honor and privilege of working with,” Martin said while addressing the crowd. “Whether it is watching the national ensign raised each morning, saying hello to

(Left to right) Commander Navy Region Southeast Rear Adm. Gary A. Mayes and Commander Naval Education and Training Command Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad look on as Capt. Timothy Kinsella Jr. exchanges salutes with Capt. Christopher Martin at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola change of command ceremony March 14. Photo by Mike O’Connor See page A4 for full coverage of the NAS Pensacola change of command

the color guard as they head out to support a service member’s funeral, talking on the brick (NASP 1), or just driving around this wonderful base that is so stepped in history and grander, I will miss it all.” Under Martin’s leadership, NAS Pensacola received several awards including the fiscal year 2016 and 2017 Secretary

of the Navy Gold Energy Management Awards, the Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Award for Cultural Resources and the Secretary of the Navy Platinum Energy Management Award. Also during his tenure NAS Pensacola received the Retention Excellence Award, its first in seven years.

“I have often heard commanders talking about the burden of command,” he said. “I have to be honest, I never really understood what that meant. If you look at the definition of burden as a noun, you will find this definition; a load, typically a heavy one. Sure it is challenging, but the greatest honor bestowed upon a military offi-

cer is the opportunity to lead.” During the ceremony, Martin was presented the Legion of Merit, an award he attributed to the dedication of the NAS Pensacola service members and staff for ensuring support to the air station’s nearly 80 tenant commands. Kinsella, who previously served as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Defense Planner for Supreme Allied Commander – Transformation in Mons, Belgium, addressed NAS Penscola military and civilian staff as their commanding officer for the first time, expressing his appreciation for the opportunity to continue the traditions and legacy for which NAS Pensacola has been known. “To all the aviators out there, this is like coming home for us,” Kinsella said. “This is a dream come true for me to come here and be a part of this community and to be a part of this family. Pensacola itself is a very special place. I have been all over this country and there is nowhere like NAS Pensacola and the relationship it has with the city. Pensacola takes great pride in its Navy history and I look forward to continuing that tradition with you.”

NETC announces FY-20 Advanced Education Voucher Program for senior enlisted From Naval Education and Training Command Public Affairs

The Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced March 15 the FY-20 Advanced Education Voucher (AEV) program. The AEV program provides financial assistance to selected senior enlisted personnel (E-7 to E-9) to complete postsecondary, Navy-relevant degrees through off-duty education.

“The AEV program supports the continued educational development of senior enlisted leaders to support the Navy our Nation needs,” MMCS Joshua Rice, NETC AEV program manager said. “The program provides the Navy’s chief, senior chief and master chief petty officers a platform to pursue higher education that makes them more effective leaders along with enhancing their technical competencies in our ever-changing operational environments.”

Who is eligible? Applicants must be top performing active-duty senior enlisted personnel (E-7 to E-9) who are transferring to, or currently on shore duty with sufficient time ashore to complete a baccalaureate or master’s degree program. Applicants on sea duty may apply provided they submit an education plan that shows the ability to complete the degree program as specified above. How many quotas are available? The AEV program has 10 quotas – five bachelor degrees and five See Voucher on page 2

NHP’s Satellite Pharmacy transitioning to refill services By PO1 Brannon Deugan Naval Hospital Pensacola

Starting April 1, Naval Hospital Pensacola’s (NHP) Satellite Pharmacy, located next to the Commissary, will discontinue processing new prescriptions in order to begin minor renovations to receive new equipment from NHP’s Pharmacy to improve the refill process. Due to the relocation of the equipment during NHP’s Pharmacy remodel, the Satellite Pharmacy, which fills more than 1,200 prescriptions a day, will only provide prescription refill pick-up services. “The purpose of only offering refills at the Satellite Pharmacy is to improve turnaround time and decrease missed refills,” Lt. Cmdr. William Martin, department head for the NHP Pharmacy said. “This also better enables the utilization of staff at the Satellite Pharmacy and the (NHP) Pharmacy to de-

crease wait times for patients.” NHP’s Pharmacy is currently in phase two of a remodeling project that will improve the waiting area and the overall pharmacy experience for patients at one of the Navy’s busiest pharmacies. “We are expanding from six windows to eight windows, which will allow us to handle more patients at one time,” Martin said. “The overall effect will decrease wait times and increase medication availability due to improved workflow and medication storage capacity.” NHP’s Pharmacy fills more than one million prescriptions annually while supporting 10 branch clinics located across five states. The renovation project started in the spring of 2018 and is scheduled to be complete in the fall of 2019. Once complete, patients will have an upgraded and remodeled waiting area See NHP on page 2

Runners line up in preparation for the start of Rock N Fly 2018. Photo from Rock N Fly Facebook

Get ready to Rock N Fly tomorrow From MC2(SW/AW) Michael J. Lieberknecht NMOTC PAO, NMOTC Sponsor Coordinator

The annual Rock N Fly half marathon and 5K charity run is scheduled to kick off tomorrow, March 23 at 8 a.m. onboard NAS Pensacola. This will be the sixth year in a row runners participate in the race which gives one hundred percent of the proceeds to charity, including a big donation to the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS). Those who wish to sign-up last minute still have a chance today, March 22 at Seville Quarter from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. There will also be a final sign-up on the day of the race at Radford gym from 6 a.m. until 7:15 a.m. Capt. Mike Kohler, race founder and organizer, and executive officer of Navy Medicine Operational Training Center, said last year’s “All American See Rock N Fly on page 2

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NHP from page 1 and two additional pharmacy windows for patient services. Due to the impact on workflow, Martin recommends patients take advantage of the several options available when picking up a new or refill prescription at the NHP Pharmacy. Instead of waiting for the prescription, patients can choose to activate a new prescription at the check-in desk and return to the pharmacy after two hours or the next business day to pick it up. For patients wanting to pick-up refills at the Satellite Pharmacy, this option can be selected for pick-up location when using TRICARE Online or the automated refill phone line at (888) 513-4164 or 505-6459. The Satellite Pharmacy also has a drive-thru window for convenience. If patients choose to pick-up their refills at the NHP Pharmacy, patients can proceed directly to the Pickup Window without a ticket as long as it’s an existing refill and not a new refill updated by a provider. The average time for a refill is approximately five days. “Especially during the renovation, it is best if patients drop off their new prescription and return in a couple of hours or come back the next day and pick it up from the Satellite Pharmacy,” Martin said. Martin recommends, when possible, to request providers to input the prescription as a “drop” prescription. This means the patient returns the next day to pick-up the prescription at the Satellite pharmacy. The advantage of using the “drop” option is that the prescription automatically goes into a queue to be batched and filled unlike other new prescriptions that patients need to activate first. “They can also pick up prescriptions from (Naval Branch Health Clinic) Naval Air Technical Training Center or (NBHC) Naval Air Station Pensacola for those who work near those locations,” Martin said. “We drop off and pickup at our different pharmacy locations every day and these locations are not being utilized as much.” The NHP Pharmacy is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Satellite Pharmacy located next to the Commissary is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The drive thru at the Satellite Pharmacy opens at 8 a.m., Monday through Saturday.

DASD-Education and Training Visits NATTC ... AS1 Randy Miracle (right), demonstrates the Multipurpose Reconfigurable Training System (MRTS) 3D Mobile Electric Power Plant (MEPP) simulator at Naval Air Technical Training Center to Charles Drummond, deputy assistant secretary of defense for education and training in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness. MRTS 3D allows Sailors to use touch screens to see and access parts of tactical equipment in a video game simulation environment. MRTS 3D is an example of the kind of technology Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division Orlando is pursuing as part of Sailor 2025’s Ready, Relevant Learning (RRL) initiative, to increase the number of “reps and sets” a Sailor can perform before actually interacting with physical equipment or systems. Drummond toured NATTC during a visit to Pensacola that also included Naval Education and Training Command, where he discussed topics such as credentialing, RRL and information technology transformation initiatives. Photo by AEC Ben Romero Voucher from page 1 master degrees – available for FY-20. What Navy-relevant degrees will be considered for the AEV program? For the Baccalaureate program, degrees considered include: Strategic Foreign Languages Construction Management Emergency and Disaster Management Human Resources Paralegal, Leadership and Management Engineering Information Technology Nursing Business Administration Electrical and Electronic Technology For the Master’s program, degrees considered include: Emergency and Disaster Management Human Resources Project Management Engineering an d Technology Systems Analysis Information Technology Homeland Defense and Security Leadership and managem4ent Business Administration Education and Training Management Degree programs other than those listed above must be validated as a Navy-relevant degree by the NETC AEV program manager. How much funding is provided? Participants in the AEV Program will be provided funds for tu-

ition, books, and related fees for completion of their advanced degrees within the following limits: Baccalaureate degree: Funding limits are a maximum of $6,700 per fiscal year for up to 36 months from the date of signing a letter of acceptance, not to exceed $20,000 total program cost. Master’s degree: Funding limits are a maximum of $20,000 per fiscal year for up to 24 months from the date of signing a letter of acceptance, not to exceed $40,000 total program cost. When does the program begin? Applicants should be available to commence their studies in the 2019 fall term (after Oct. 1). Is there a service obligation? Participants shall agree to remain on active-duty for a period equal to three times the number of months of education completed or three years, whichever is less. What is the submission deadline? Deadline for applying for the FY-20 AEV program is May 24. Applications should be sent to Naval Education and Training Command (N523), 250 Dallas Street, Pensacola, FL, 32508-5220. Where can I get additional information on the program? Additional information about the AEV program can be found at http://www.navycollege.navy.mil/resources/aev.htm or by contacting MMCS Joshua Rice, NETC N523, at (850) 4527268/DSN 459-7268, or via e-mail at joshua.c.rice@ navy.mil. Get more information about the Navy from U.S. Navy Facebook or Twitter. For more news from Naval Education and Training Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/cnet.

Navy parent education webinars offered Rock N Fly from page 1

From Carissa Bergosh NASP School Liaison Officer

Tour” themed race donation to NMCRS hit the $20,000 mark. This year, the race is trying to go big on every event with a costume contest, live music, food and even a mechanical bull, all of which ties into the theme of the “Country Tour.” There will be an after party following the race and the entire event is all ages. There are even plans to host a live pony. Runners are reminded to be ready at the corner of Radford Boulevard and Fred Bauer Road for the Color Guard to post at 7:55 a.m., shortly before the race is set to kick-off with a tribute and fly-over. For any additional information, visit www.runrocknfly.com.

The Navy Child & Youth Program, Child & Youth Education Services has announced a series of Parent Education Webinars for Navy personnel and DoD personnel assigned to Navy Installations. These interactive webinars offer research based information and ideas for participants. Mark your calendars and register for the webinar that fits your needs. Once you’ve registered, you will

Vol. 83, No. 11

March 22, 2019

Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer – Capt. Timothy Kinsella

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 biplane 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 one of the

Navy’s most modern fighter aircraft, the F/A18 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, 314 North Spring St., Suite A, Pensacola, Fla. 32501, in the interest of military and ci-

be able to view the live webinar or watch a recorded presentation at your convenience. The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) is offering webinars for military Parents with a Parent to Parent community-based team. These webinars are typically presented on Wednesdays in a webbased format. Attendees must register in advance of the live presentation. MCEC will always record the broadcast and post the link to the recording on their website so that it can be viewed at your convenience.

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Losing sleep over daylight savings time By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist


ou’d think, after being married to a Navy guy for so many years, I’d know military time jargon by now. But when my husband, Francis, tells me he’s got a dentist appointment at “sixteenthirty,” I start counting on my fingers and mumbling, “Subtract two …” Although I did manage to memorize Francis’ social security number (it’s seared into my psyche like a tattoo), I’ve never been one of those military spouses who internalized acronyms and military idioms. To this day, I still get confused. Last Sunday, Daylight Savings Time (DST) began, which further complicates time-telling for military folks. DST sounds simple – sets the clocks forward one hour in March and back one hour in November to take advantage of early daylight. We pronounce “spring forward, and fall back” as if we’re reading from a rudimentary Dick and Jane book, but in reality, calculating time in dif-

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ferent parts of the world is a mind-boggling task when you take into account time zones, local time, universal time, solar time, longitude and the tilt of the Earth’s axis. To start, only 48 of the 50 states recognize DST. Hawaii, Arizona, and the US’s tropical territories don’t change clocks. However, Navajo Americans on native reservations in Arizona use DST. Go figure. Most industrialized nations recognize DST, but the majority of the world’s population do not, since China, India and most countries in Africa never change clocks. Conversely, Argentina, Chile, Iceland, Singapore, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Tur-

About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, was a military spouse for more than 25 years. Her husband recently retired from the Navy. Her syndicated column appears in military and civilian newspapers, including Stars and Stripes, and on her blog, www.themeat a nd p ot a t o e s of l i fe.c o m . key and Northern Cyprus use DST year-round. Add to that quagmire the 25 time zones across the world, each one based on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Greenwich, England, a suburb of London, happens to be zero degrees longitude and has a royal observatory that tracks the position of the sun. Noon GMT is when the sun is directly over

the Greenwich meridian, but since the Earth’s rotational variables cause discrepancies, GMT noon is the annual average of those times. Struggling to wrap your brain around GMT? Don’t bother, because Coordinated Universal Time (which, for reasons too complicated to explain here, is abbreviated as “UTC” rather than “CUT”) has replaced GMT as the primary standard for world time. UTC is more precise than GMT (although it is criticized for including “leap seconds” – don’t ask) and has been recognized since 1960 as the true basis from which all time is calculated. GMT and UTC start with Z or Zulu time zone, with 12 zones to the east, and 12 to the west, ending at the International Date Line in the Pacific Ocean. For every time zone east of Zulu, an hour is added. For every time zone west of Zulu, an hour is subtracted. But brace yourself, because in the zones on either side of the International Date Line, time is exactly the same, only one day apart. Which means that if there were two different boats floating on either side of the International Date Line within sight of each other, it can be noon on Monday in one

boat, and noon on Tuesday in the other. *BOOM* If your brain hasn’t exploded by now, consider that the US military uses a 24-hour scale for local time zones, using DST where recognized (ex., 3:30 p.m. = 1530), but uses a 24-hour scale for Zulu time for operational communications across time zones. For example, the time to begin an airstrike might be communicated as 1850Z, which is 6:50 p.m. UTC. Which, by the way, is 1:50 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, unless it is Daylight Savings Time, which will make it 12:50 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Make sense? I didn’t think so. So, this Sunday, if you are stationed in Germany which recognizes DST, and your spouse is on a ship somewhere off the coast of Japan, which doesn’t recognize DST, and you agree to call each other at exactly 6 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, then what time should you make the call? I have no flipping clue. I would recommend calling every five minutes until someone picks up. Or just send an e-mail. There is only one thing I know for certain: At O-dark-thirty on Sunday, I lost an hour of sleep.

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March 22, 2019


Change of command at NAS Pensacola NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA


ommand of Naval Air Station Pensacola changed hands March 14 as Capt. Timothy Kinsella Jr. relieved Capt. Christopher Martin in a ceremony held in the National Naval Aviation Museum.

Photos by Mike O’Connor

(Left to right) Commander Navy Region Southeast Rear Adm. Gary A. Mayes and Commander Naval Education and Training Command Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad observe as Capt. Timothy Kinsella Jr. exchanges salutes with Capt. Christopher Martin at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola change of command ceremony March 14.

(Left to right) Commander Navy Region Southeast Rear Adm. Gary A. Mayes congratulates Capt. Timothy Kinsella Jr.; Capt. Christopher Martin looks on.

NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Timothy Kinsella Jr. makes his first address as NASP CO to base personnel and families at the change of command ceremony.

Capt. Timothy Kinsella Jr. is pinned by his wife Jen- Former and present NAS Pensacola Commanding Capt. Christopher Martin and his family exit through nifer with the Navy Command Ashore insignia. Officers Capt. Christopher Martin and Capt. Timothy the sideboys at the ceremony conclusion. Kinsella cut a cake following the ceremony.





March 22, 2019


Going digital: MyNavy Portal introduces advancement dashboard for enlisted Sailors

A screen image of the new Advancement Dashboard, a dynamic, user-friendly, web-based dashboard on MyNavy Portal (MNP) to give Sailors a detailed personal view of their eligibility status for advancement, and instructions and documentation to prepare for the advancement process. The Advancement Dashboard is the latest in the Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E Transformation efforts to change the way the Navy delivers human resources (HR) – personnel, pay and training – services to the fleet. U.S. Navy graphic

By Cmdr. Erik Wells Sea Warrior Program (PMW 240) Public Affairs WASHINGTON (NNS) – It just got a lot easier for Sailors preparing for the Navywide Advancement Exam (NWAE) with the roll-out of the Advancement Dashboard on MyNavy Portal (MNP) March 8. The Advancement Dashboard for E-4 to E-6 candidates is a dynamic, userfriendly, web-based dashboard on MNP to give Sailors a detailed personal view of their eligibility status for advancement, and instructions and documentation to prepare for the advancement process. The Advancement Dashboard currently only applies to E-4 to E-6 candidates,

but future updates will include enhancements for E-7 to E-9 candidates. More advancement-centric features will roll out on MNP as the Enlisted Advancement Worksheet (EAW) becomes available for all Sailors in the fall of 2019 and the Professional Military Knowledge Eligibility Exam is fully automated. “We wanted to design a one-stop trusted source for Sailors to get the information they need and provide clear insight into the advancement process,” Capt. Dave Whitehead, director of Military Community Management (BUPERS-3), said. “We also wanted to make sure Sailors could easily correct their record prior to the exam and had an avenue to provide feedback on the Advancement Dashboard through the Advancement

and Promotion Career and Life Event page on MNP.” Sailors may access the Advancement and Promotion Career and Life Event (CLE) page by following the link www. mnp.navy.mil/group/advancement-andpromotion. In the past, Sailors had limited visibility into the enlisted advancement process, which includes eligibility factors, exam preparation, and exam scoring. Without a transparent view, Sailors may miss key deadlines to validate their eligibility information and lose ample time on studying for the test. “We want to empower our Sailors and that is what is taking place as we transform the way we deliver our human resources support to the fleet,” Vice Adm.

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March 22, 2019


Rosa assumes command of TraWing-5 From NASWF Public Affairs


apt. Doug Rosa, U.S. Navy, took command of Training Air Wing Five (TraWing-5) in a change of command ceremony onboard Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) March 14. He assumed the title of commodore for the Navy’s largest aviation training wing.

Marine Col. Dave Morris relinquished command at the event after 18 months as commodore. He will move onto another assignment at the Pentagon. Rear Adm. Gregory Harris, Chief of Naval Air Training, Corpus Christi, Texas, was the guest speaker for the ceremony and spoke to the crowd about Morris’ achievements and the wing’s aviation training mission. He said TraWing-5 in Milton flies, “208,000 flight hours, a little over 125,000 sorties. It works out to about 43 percent of all the flying CNATRA (Chief of Naval Air Training) does. It’s about 15 percent of all the flying the Navy does – 15 percent right here at Whiting Field. Don’t lose sight of what happens at this base.” The admiral also presented Morris with a Legion of Merit medal for his service at NAS Whiting Field. Morris served four years as an enlisted Marine until December 1989. In December 1992, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant. Designated as a naval aviator in 8 March 1996, he flew in several aircraft, including the KC-130 aircraft. Morris was assigned to the Navy Flight Demonstrar tion 13, 2018 Squadron, the Blue Angels, flying the C-130, known

as Fat Albert, for the 2001 to 2003 airshow seasons. Following a number of different assignments including the Joint Staff at the Pentagon and the immediate staff of the Secretary of Defense, in March 2016 Morris began serving as the deputy commodore and then became commodore for Training Air Wing Five in September 2017. His inspirational leadership of three T-6B primary flight training squadrons, three TH57B/C advanced rotary-wing training squadrons and two instructor training units culminated in the execution of more than 122,000 sorties and 196,000 flight hours delivering 861 graduates to advanced training and designating 726 aviators for the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and allied nations. Speaking about Morris’ time as commodore, the admiral said, “the other thing he (Morris) brought to this organization ... and he brought in spades ... is a culture of excellence.” Morris spoke to the audience and thanked the local community for their support of the February 2, 2019 base and TraWing-5. “You Confessore, embrace the military Chris as if it were their own famGuest Conductor ily,” he said. “Our community Susan Egan, leaders have takenSoprano strong February 2, steps 2019 to ensure NAS Whiting Field


In a change of command ceremony onboard NAS Whiting Field, Col. Dave Morris, Commodore, Training Air Wing Five passes the wing flag to Navy Capt. Doug Rosa. As part of change of command tradition, passing the unit flag symbolizes the outgoing leader transferring command of the wing to the new commodore. Photo by Ens. Chase Dowell

remains viable and the naval flight training continues to flourish in northwest Florida.” The commander of the Chief of Naval Air Training’s (CNATRA) largest air wing for the past 18 months, he directed and coordinated the efforts of more than 2,000 officers, enlisted, civilian and contract personnel, consistently and safely executing the primary mission of training future military leaders and combat aviators. As the lead for CNATRA’s Primary and Rotary Task Groups, he was responsible for the production of more than 1,750 primary student naval aviators (SNAs) across three primary training squadrons and the winging of 726 aviators through three advanced rotary-wing training squadrons. Rosa enlisted in the Navy in 1984 and was granted a Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) scholarship

to Jacksonville University, Fla., in 1990 following a tour with Attack Squadron 81 (VA-

81) at NAS Cecil Field, Fla. He was commissioned in 1994 and was designated a naval aviator in April 1997. Following a career with many different staff and operational assignments, he reported to Training Air Wing Five at NAS Whiting Field in Milton and assumed the position of deputy commodore in August 2017. “I’m going to be relying on CB (Rosa), and Col. Pavelko, and the rest of TraWing-5 to lead the charge for CNATRA, because we are lethal military professionals, and we have to train faster and harder,” Harris said. As commodore, Rosa will now be responsible for an estimated 43 percent of the Chief of Naval Air Training Command’s total flight time and more than 15 percent of Navy and Marine Corps’ flight time worldwide. More than 1,200 personnel complete their essential flight training through TraWing-5 annually. Col. Jeffrey Pavelko will be the new deputy commodore.

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Military Notices DLAB and DLPT tests available

Interested in taking the Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) or the Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) for foreign languages? Tests are administered Wednesdays onboard NAS Pensacola at the Navy Language Testing Office, Bldg. 634. Test appointments are accepted through https:// www.mnp.navy.mil/group/information-warfaretraining/n-dfltp. For more language testing information, contact CIWT_CRRY_Lang_Testing_Pensacola@navy.mil.

BBC annual scholarship program

Applications are now being accepted for the Balfour Beatty Communities (BBC) Foundation scholarship program for the 2019/20 academic year. All residents living in BBC housing – including spouses and children – who are pursuing a degree are eligible to apply. The Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation Scholarship Program recognizes those residents who are students or aspiring students excelling academically and looking to make a difference both in and out of the classroom. Scholarship applicants must currently reside in BBC housing and plan to attend or already attend an accredited college or university in the fall of 2019, or be enrolled in a program of study designed to transfer directly into a four-year program. For more details regarding scholarship requirements and to complete an online application, please visit the Foundation’s website, www.bbcommunitiesfoundation.com.org. Applications must be submitted no later than today, March 22.

PMOAA scholarship application

The Pensacola Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (PMOAA) will be awarding scholarships to children, stepchildren, spouses or grandchildren of active-duty, honorably discharged veterans, reservists or retired military personnel (both officer and enlisted). To be eligible, applicants must be a resident, dependent of a resident or grandchild of a resident of Escambia, Santa Rosa or Baldwin (Ala.) counties, must have completed a minimum of one year at a college/university, with at least a 3.2 GPA if an undergraduate or 3.5 if a graduate student, for the two preceding semesters (fall of 2018 and spring of 2019) as a full time student. Scholarships are $2,000 each. Applications must be submitted no later than June 15 and may be downloaded at www.pmoaa.org. For more information or to request assistance in applying, contact Vann Milheim, SC, USN (ret.) Cmdr., at 969-9715 or vann.milheim@att.net.

Onboard NASP VITA center now open for tax season

The 2019 tax season is now under way and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is available to help eligible Navy personnel, dependents and retirees. Onboard NAS Pensacola: • Feb. 4 through April 12 • Monday and Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m and Friday, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. • Bldg. 625-D (USO) You should bring the following items: • Valid identification for taxpayer/s • Social Security Numbers (including spouse and children) • Income data (W-2s) • All end-year tax documents (1099s) • Student loan payment information • Receipts for child care payment • Receipts for educational expenses Hours are subject to increase with tax season demands. For more locations, visit https://www.unitedwayescambia.org/taxhelp or https://www.irs.gov/ individuals/find-a-location-for-free-tax-prep If you have questions, contact LN2 Sydney Carson at 452-8753.

Retired Activities Office needs help

Do you have four hours free a week? The Navy’s Retired Activities Office, located in the Fleet and Family Support Center, Bldg. 625, and is looking for military retirees/survivors to staff its office. Duties include; casualty reporting, assisting survivor’s in obtaining benefits and answering general questions concerning retirement benefits. The position requires a desire to assist your fellow retirees and survivors. Volunteers should have an administrative background with knowledge of computer programs e.g. MS Outlook, Word, etc.

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“Read All About It...” Enlisted Recognition Breakfast

The Pensacola Council of the Navy League of the United States will host the annual Military Enlisted Recognition Breakfast April 25 at 7:30 a.m. at Seville Quarter, Heritage Hall 148 East Government Street in downtown Pensacola. The Enlisted Recognition Breakfast honors military enlisted members who have demonstrated significant contribution to their command and to the community. The honorees are nominated by their respective commands. Each nominee is recognized ceremoniously. Navy Federal Credit Union is the title sponsor. Advanced reservations are preferred due to limited seating. Tickets are $20/person. Navy League Admiral Club Member tickets are $18/person. To sponsor a military member ($20/each) or a table, contact Carla Cuilik at 436-8552 or e-mail navyleagueofus@bellsouth. net. Dress is uniform of the day or business casual. For further details, call the Retired Activities Office at 452-5622 or e-mail nasp.rao.fct@navy.mil.

NEX Corry Mall 50th anniversary

The NEX Corry Mall will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary Commemoration Honoring Vietnam Veterans for their service March 29. Veterans receive complimentary lapel pins and letters of appreciation, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For additional information call 458-8811, NEX Event Coordinator.

NASP Spring job fair April 5

The NAS Pensacola Spring job fair will be held April 5 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Navy Gateway Inns and Suites. Employers and partner service agencies include: Air Evac Lifeteam, Baptist Healthcare, Complete Florida, ECUA, Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, Florida Department of Corrections, Kelly Services, New Horizons, Raytheon, Southern Company, Teacher Ready, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Vet Center, Veterans Upward Bound and others. Open to active duty, spouses/dependents, retirees, reservists, DoD civilians and contractors. For more information, call 452-7788.

Around Town Motorcycle ride benefits Fisher House

The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 378 and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 378, both nonprofit entities of the American Legion, will be hosting the fourth annual open to the public motorcycle ride to benefit the Fisher House of the Emerald Coast tomorrow, March 23. Registration for the event will begin at 9 a.m. the day of the ride. The Fisher House Foundation is best known for a network of comfort homes where military and veterans’ families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment. These homes are located at major military and VA medical centers nationwide, close to the medical center or hospital they serve. The Emerald Coast home is located at Eglin AFB. The Auxiliary and S.A.L. Squadron are an integral part of the American Legion and exist to support the veterans of our community through volunteer service and monetary donations. All money raised through your donations and the funds generated through the raffles and auctions will be solely used to support this organization. For more information or to become a sponsor of the ride, contact Renae Lister at (317) 610-1908.

Ocean Hour Florida March schedule

Ocean Hour Florida will be conducting weekly beach clean ups throughout March. Below are all currently-scheduled clean ups: • Tomorrow, March 23: Park West and Quietwater Beach, Park West (1300 Block of Ft. Pickens Rd.) • March 30: Philip Payne Bridge and Bruce Beach, 2700 East Cervantes Street and 601 W. Main Street Buckets, grabbers, gloves and trash bags will be supplied for most clean ups. Sign in is at 8:45 a.m. and cleanup is from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Dress for the weather and bring water, bug spray and sunscreen as needed. For more information, contact Ocean Hour Florida at Facebook.com/oceanhourfl, www.oceanhourfl.com, e-mail volunteer@oceanhourfl.com or call 450-1112.

PASC members Spring show

The Pensacola Art Study Club (PASC) will present their annual Members Spring Art Show from now until April 7. The juried show will be held at the First United Methodist Church located at 80 East Wright Street. The opening reception will be held at



The Wright Place (inside the First United Methodist Church) March 17, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public, and all are encouraged to attend and meet the artists. The Wright Place gallery is open Sunday 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. to noon. All art is available for purchase. Questions? Feel free to call Carol Hemmye, Chairwoman, at 438-3736 or e-mail her at hemmyec@yahoo.com.

2019 Bands on the Beach lineup

Pensacola Beach’s popular outdoor summer concert series, Bands on the Beach, is back in April. The free concert series features performers for every musical taste and is held each Tuesday night, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., beginning April 2 and running through Oct. 29. Located at the beautiful Gulfside Pavilion at Casino Beach, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, spectators are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. Please note: pets and glass are prohibited. April lineup includes: • April 2: Not Quite Fab • April 9: Rhinestone • April 16: Touch of Gray • April 23: The Legend Band • April 30: John Hart Project For more information, call the SRIA at 932-2257 or go to www.visitpensacolabeach.com.

Annual Autism Ride April 6

The 14th annual April Nicole’s Autism Ride will take place rain or shine April 6, with registration at 9 a.m. and the ride departing at 11 a.m. It will be a 50-mile escorted ride with everyone welcome, bikes, cars, trucks and everything in between. Tickets are $15 per bike, $5 per passenger. For more information, call Steve Grant at 324-0295 or Malcom Reid at 393-4840.

Ronald McDonald House fundraiser

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida is kicking off its largest annual fundraiser, Kaps 4 Kids (K4K). This year April 26, thousands along the Gulf Coast will wear their K4K T-shirts in support of Ronald McDonald House and the families who call the House home. Kaps 4 Kids is a casual day for businesses, groups, and individuals to wear their K4K T-shirt which was designed by seven-year-old Graysen Sharp, whose family has stayed at RMH multiple times. Supporters have the option to purchase T-shirts and caps by making a donation to Ronald McDonald House through our online store at kaps-4-kids.org or through their team’s captain. For more information on sponsoring Kaps 4 Kids or becoming a team, visit rmhc-nwfl.org or contact the Event Manager Chelsea Futrell at 477-2273 or chelsea@rmhc-nwfl.org.

Choral Society music and emotion

The Choral Society of Pensacola explores contrasting emotions in Sorrow and Joy: An Evening of Mozart & Rossini. Set for tomorrow, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Cokesbury Church, the program includes Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Exsultate, Jubilate, a soul’s joyous celebration of sunshine after storm, and Gioachino Rossini’s Stabat Mater, a moving portrayal of Mary at the foot of the cross. Both composers’ gifts as opera composers enable them to vividly express the powerful emotions conveyed in these two masterworks. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www. choralsocietyofpensacola.org.

FemFest 2019 celebrates third year

FemFest has announced its official 2019 lineup featuring new events and old favorites. Dates are set for April 25 to 28. Once again, FemFest will be partnering with Lakeview Victim Services, the Black Women Empower Collective and STRIVE to raise funds for each organization. Events will be hosted all over Pensacola at spaces, including the Bunny Club and Chizuko in the Historic Belmont-Devillers neighborhood, Pensacola Opera and Artel Art Gallery. This year, FemFest is proud to partner with OASIS Florida, an HIV prevention and care organization dedicated to helping those who are affected by HIV/ AIDS and preventing the spread through education and awareness. OASIS will be offering free, rapid HIV testing at FemFest events. Since 2016, the organizers of FemFest have raised nearly $10,000 for local non-profits. All proceeds raised during FemFest will go directly to providing resources to these well deserving programs. To learn more about FemFest and how to get involved, please visit www.facebook.com/femfestpcola or e-mail femfestpensacola@gmail.com

You can submit information for possible publication in Partyline by sending an e-mail to Kaitlyn@ballingerpublishing.com. 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.

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March 22, 2019


IWTC Corry Station Master Chief ensures Navy readiness and lethality; See page B2 “Spotlight”


Double check Warm winter give you weeds? your electric yard tools

Prepare a counterattack to take back your lawn

(NAPS) – Warmer weather means more time spent outside. When your outdoor activity includes improvement projects around the home, you need to be aware of some electrical hazards that may occur. To help, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) would like to share these tips. • Spring showers may increase your risk of electrical shock due to sudden rain or standing water. Do not use an electrical tool that is wet or close to water • To further reduce your risk, install ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) in your outdoor outlets and in the garage to help prevent electrocutions and electrical shock injuries. You can also purchase portable outdoor GFCIs for temporary use • Check the product label or manual and use only electrical products, such as extension cords, that were intended for outdoor use

(NAPS) – Spring is here and home and business owners are cleaning and preparing lawn and garden equipment. “Many are so eager to pull out lawn and garden equipment once spring arrives that they sometimes forget basic steps to ensure the powerhouse of the equipment – the engine – is in good working order,” Kris Kiser, president and CEO of Outdoor Power Equipment Institute said. “One challenge is that most fuel contains some level of ethanol, which contains corrosive alcohol. If you left that fuel in the tank over the winter months, you don’t want to use it in the spring. It may damage your equipment. You need to drain it and put in new fuel that is E10 or lower.” Whether it is a mower, trimmer, blower, chain saw or pruner, here are some tips to help users avoid fuel-related problems and ready their equipment to operate safely. • Check the fuel tank. If fuel has been sitting all winter long in the fuel tank, do not use it in the spring. Drain it responsibly and put in fresh fuel. Remember to dispose of this fuel properly. • Use only E10 or lower fuel in your outdoor power equipment. Do not use gas with more than 10 percent ethanol (E10) in outdoor

Don’t be fuelish – Use only E10 or lower fuel in any lawn and garden equipment. “Boat gas” or ethanol-free gasoline is usually an even better choice.

power equipment. • Do not leave fuel sitting in the tank for more than 30 days. Untreated gasoline (without a fuel stabilizer) left in the system will deteriorate, which may cause starting or running problems and,

in some cases, damage to the fuel system. • Inspect your equipment. Check for loose belts and missing or damaged parts. If you find anything concerning, replace the parts or take your equipment to a

qualified service representative. • Drain out the old oil and put in fresh oil. Remove the oil drain plug in your lawn mower and catch the old oil in a container. Replace the plug and refill the engine with oil recommended by the product manufacturer. Properly dispose of the oil you drained. • Install clean air filters. Your engine and equipment will run much better with clean filters. Paper filters need to be replaced. Some foam filters can be cleaned and replaced. • Sharpen your cutting blade. Have your lawn mower’s cutting blade sharpened so you can get a clean cut on your lawn. Your lawn will be healthier and your lawn mower will operate more efficiently. • Clean your equipment. If you did not clean your equipment before storing it, there may be dirt, oil or grass stuck to it. Give your equipment a good spring-cleaning. A cleaner machine will run more efficiently and last longer. • Review your manual. Now is a good time to read the operator’s manual and refamiliarize yourself with the controls and what they do. Make sure you know how to stop the machine quickly if needed.

One year of weeds can equal many years of weed seeds By Theresa Friday Retired Residential Horticulture Extension Agent for Santa Rosa County

The spring equinox this month signals the transition from winter to spring. Temperatures along the Gulf Coast this time of year are also transitioning. We will experience increasing periods of warm weather, but we are still likely to have at least one more cold snap.

Most of the weeds you see now are what we term winter annuals. They grow annually from seed during the fall through early spring. Many of these weeds (henbit, annual bluegrass, chickweed, etc.) will eventually die when the temperatures finally warm up for the season. Winter weeds are now flowering heavily which is why you see the bright purples, yellows and whites in the landscape. Since they are flowering and in a repro-

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ductive stage, they will soon be completing their life cycles and dying. Spraying them at this time with a weed killer (herbicide) to try to control them is of little value. However, if something is not done to remove the weed seeds being produced by these winter annuals, expect a bigger weed patch next year. Remember the old saying, “One year’s weed, seven years’ seed.” One guaranteed way of getting rid of

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the weed seeds is hand removal. When you have a small number of weeds, physical removal is your best option. Just remember not to shake the plant to remove the dirt; you will likely be shaking off some weed seeds also. Mowing the lawn and collecting your clippings will also remove some of the seedhead canopy. If you can do this prior to the seeds maturing, it will help reduce next fall’s seed source.

Jokes and Groaners. Looking at Spring ... A group of Yale students are traveling around the South on their spring break. They passed an old man, sitting on a porch. “Where you boys from?” asked the man. “Yale,” they replied. So the old man stood up and shouted, “WHERE YOU BOYS FROM!” Q: What do you call a rabbit with fleas? A: Bugs Bunny. Q: What does the Easter Rabbit get for making a basket? A: Two points, just like everybody. Q: Can February March? A: No, but April May. Q: What season is it when you are on a trampoline? A: Spring-time.



Q: Why is the letter A like a flower? A: A bee (B) comes after it.




March 22, 2019

IWTC Corry Station master chief ensures Navy readiness, lethality Story, photo by Glenn Sircy Center for Information Warfare Training


s the Navy’s top enlisted paygrade, master chiefs make up just one percent of the Navy, and are known to be afforded more responsibility than any other enlisted rank in the world. It is also known that chiefs, senior chiefs and master chiefs get the hard things done and “make the Navy run.” During this new era of great power competition, a master chief petty officer at Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station, takes his role very seriously in ensuring his command team and students are prepared to fight and win. CTRCM Seth Lambert, originally from Wooster, Ohio, and now IWTC Corry Station’s training directorate senior enlisted leader, is not only leading the charge in his normal role off the podium, but he also allocates his time on the podium teaching and sharing his wisdom and experience with the Navy’s newest and seasoned information warfare Sailors and officers. Lambert’s team is made up of 291 qualified instructors and they train and prepare roughly 8,000 information warfare Sailors and officers annually. Currently, he teaches the Command and Control Tactical Analysis, Afloat Cryptologic

Management and the Cryptologic Resource Coordinator courses. “Training our relief and junior officers is something that every chief is charged with,” Lambert shared. “I love being able to relay lessons learned good and bad to the new generation of chiefs and officers heading to sea, for many of whom it’s the first time. It’s imperative that we share our experiences in concert with the formal training to provide a real world look at the Navy and cryptologic operations for the Sailors coming through the schoolhouse doors.” Although not all-inclusive, some of the main attributes of being a Navy master chief include: being credible and authentic subject matter experts; being the Sailors’ stewards and advocates; experts at giving advice and counsel; experts in solving difficult problems and challenges; experts at finessing a result rather than relying on

CTRCM Seth Lambert, originally from Wooster, Ohio, and now Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station’s training directorate senior enlisted leader, delivers instruction to students attending the Afloat Cryptologic Management course.

explicit direction and orders and experts at providing seasoned advice to officers. “With my background as a cryptologic technician (collection), or CTR, it is my absolute responsibility to relay what I’ve learned to mentor and guide young Sailors, chiefs and division officers,” Lambert added. “If we can save a junior officer or division chief some heartache be relaying a best practice or lesson learned the hard way, then that’s a win in my book.” Cmdr. Chad Smith, IWTC Corry Station’s commanding officer, is very appreciative of what Lambert does to make

his command and Navy better. “The leadership experience and technical expertise that a master chief brings to the podium is simply unmatched,” Smith said. “Master Chief Lambert’s ability to share that knowledge with new information warfare community junior officers and chiefs headed to sea for their first time in khakis provides the best foundation from which to build.” Smith also shared how Navy chiefs shaped him as an officer and what Lambert brings to the fight. “This is personal for me,” Smith continued. “I have been born and raised by outstand-

ing chief petty officers in my career and am fortunate that my initial division chief took the time to invest in me. He showed me what right looked like and took extreme ownership of my personal and professional development. That is exactly what Master Chief Lambert is bringing to our information warfare training at IWTC Corry Station. He is taking full advantage of the opportunity to shape and mold the next generation of information warfare (IW) professionals that are paramount for our nation to fight and win.” It’s not a common for a Navy master chief to share knowledge from the training podium, but with nearly 24 years of Navy experience in a wide variety of operational and staff positons, Lambert continuously embodies the adage of “earn it every day” by using experience-based leadership and advice to contribute to overall Navy readiness and lethality for the Navy the nation needs. When asked what are some of the challenges he hopes to help the Navy IW community overcome, Lambert responded, “I hope to help develop a cadre of cryptologic professionals that can train, demonstrate and integrate the capabilities that the IW community brings to the fight. We need to be advocates for not just our individual Ships Signals Exploitation Space teams, but for the greater community to help make the Navy more lethal.”


Command Lines &Worship Schedule

• Fleet and Family Support Center The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, offers a variety of classes and workshops. For information or to register, call 452-5990. Upcoming classes include: • Family Employment Readiness Brief: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Tuesday. This workshop is targeted to spouses and family members who are seeking employment, education and volunteer information. • Base tour: 9 a.m. to noon the first Wednesday of every month. The next tour is scheduled for April 3. Learn about the history of Naval Air Station Pensacola and how to get around base. • Waggy Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to noon April 17 at Naval Hospital Pensacola Courtyard. Exceptional Family Member Program event offers interaction with service dogs on third Wednesday of every month at Naval Hospital Pensacola. • Couples Communication: 9 a.m. to noon April 17. You can develop better communication skills, learn to manage stress as a couple, and find ways to compromise. • Sponsor Training: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. April 9. Everyone in the military has to transfer sooner or later. FFSC conducts Command Sponsorship Training monthly. After completing the required training, Sponsors are prepared to provide reliable information to incoming personnel and their families. • Partners in Parenting: 1 p.m., May 15. Caring for your baby can be overwhelming at first. Let us show you techniques that will assist in caring for your newborn. This class is designed for the non-pregnant partner. • SAPR If you are a victim of sexual assault, it is not your fault. Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away: • The SafeHelpline: Provides live, one-on-one crisis support and infor-

mation by trained staff. Call: (877) 995-5247; click: www.SafeHelpline. org or text: 55-247, CONUS; (202) 470-5546, OCONUS (may be extra charges for OCONUS) • The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program: Provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to non-intimate partner adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows victims to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services, safety interventions and/or transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim may report to his/her chain-of-command, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR VA, SARC or others. NCIS shall be notified by the CO and/or the VA/ SARC in unrestricted cases to begin investigation. Investigation results are provided to the offender’s CO for appropriate action/disposition. Restricted reporting allows a victim to have a confidential report, which does not trigger command or law enforcement notification and the victim may have a SAPR VA and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim may disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care professional and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 Victim Advocate, call 449-9231/2. For the Civilian Victim Advocate, call 2934561. To contact duty SARC, call the SARC cell at 554-5606. • CREDO Chaplain’s Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast offers retreats enabling military members and their families to develop personal and spiritual resources in order to meet the unique challenges of military life. For information, e-mail Tony Bradford at Tony.bradford.ctr@navy.mil or call 452-2342.

NAS Pensacola – Protestant • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982 • Chapel choir, meets following the 10:15 a.m. Sunday service at Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel, dinner after service • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge • Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center NAS Pensacola – Roman Catholic • Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982 • Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the Our Lady of Loreto Chapel • Confessions: 30 minutes before services Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel • Meeting: 6 p.m. Sunday, J.B. McKamey NASP Corry Station – Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, fellowship hall • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, choir room vice sanctuary • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday • Contemporary worship, 6:00 p.m. Sunday, followed by fellowship at 7:00 p.m. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall Latter Day Saints • Service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday NASP Corry Station – Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For more, call 452-6376 NAS Whiting Field Chapel – Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. Friday NAS Whiting Field Chapel – Protes-

tant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday with meal • Greek Orthodox Orthos, 10 a.m. Sunday, Chapel (everyone welcome) • Greek Orthodox Worship, 11 a.m. Sunday, Chapel (everyone welcome) • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For more information, call 623-7212 Other services: • B’nai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., services by Rabbi/ Cantor Sam Waidenbaum. 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 433-7311 or e-mail help@ bnaiisraelpensacola.org • Temple Beth El, 800 North Palafox St., services 7 p.m. Friday (6 p.m. first Friday of each month). For information, call 438-3321 or go to http:// templebethelofpensacola.org • Brit Ahm Messianic Synagogue, 6700 Spanish Trail. Services are 10 a.m., Saturday morning. For more, visit www.shalompensacola.com • Buddhism 101 – Introduction to Nichiren Buddhism courses are provided every third Wednesday at the Downtown Pensacola Library at 6 p.m. This event is not sponsored or endorsed by the West Florida Public Libraries or Escambia County. For more information, call 291-4333 • Seventh-day Adventist – Seventhday Adventist Church, 1080 North Blue Angel Parkway, services at 11 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 453-3442 • New Life Baptist Church – 6380 Bayberry St., Milton, Fl. Phone: 6261859, Sunday School at 9:15 a.m., Morning Worship at 10:30 a.m., www. miltonnewlifebaptist.com. • Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 1720 W. Garden Street. Sunday Service – Orthros 8:45 a.m., Liturgy 10 a.m. Weekday Feast Day Services – Orthros 8:30 a.m., Liturgy 9:30 a.m. For information call 4332662 or visit www.annunciationgoc. org.



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JazzFest is back soon

Jazz Pensacola is celebrating the 36th annual JazzFest April 6 and 7 at Seville Square. Graphic from Jazz Pensacola Facebook

Brecker, Mike Stern, Herbie Hancock, Kurt Elling, Dianne Reeves, Lyle Mays, John Beasley and Steps Ahead – and artists within several other genres. He’s also recorded and toured as a leader, contributed to hundreds of movie and TV soundtracks, served as an educator and more. With a solid list of credentials building up, and his ability to play numerous instruments – he is virtuosic on all varieties of sax, flute and clarinet – Sheppard became a first-call musician, a valued sideman who could be counted upon to bring fresh ideas to any recording session or live gig. Along the way, his own horizons expanded. Those gigs included work not just with the top jazz artists cited

From Jazz Pensacola

Jazz Pensacola celebrates the 36th Annual Pensacola JazzFest with a stellar lineup of national, regional and local musicians and vocalists. Drawing thousands of jazz lovers to its annual premier event, Jazz Pensacola promises a spectacular weekend. The party will take place April 6 through 7, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Seville Square. The event is free and open to the public. This year’s heavy hitters include national headliner Bob Sheppard. For more than four decades, the multiinstrumentalist has played on countless sessions with an astounding crop of A-list jazz giants – among them Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, Michael and Randy

above, but also stars of the pop, rock and R&B worlds, among them Joni Mitchell, Steely Dan, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, Queen Latifah, Elvis Costello, Natalie Cole and Randy Newman. The two-day festival also features middle, high school/college/university jazz bands and many of the greater Pensacola area’s top jazz musicians and vocalists: Jones and Company, Soul Station, John Cochran and Bodhi Trio, Cartoon, Michael J. Thomas, Nobius, Village Brass Band, Curt Bol Band, Rebecca Barry & George Petropoulos, The Guffman Trio, Cynthia Domulot & The Dharma Beats. Children can also join the weekend of jazzy acts with a Kiddies Jam of kazoos and harmonicas at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday with Mike Potters. In addition to the sound of jazz music, JazzFest posters, T-shirts, memorabilia, fine arts and crafts exhibitors and food and drinks vendors make the festival even greater. For a complete Pensacola JazzFest schedule, go to www.jazzpensacola.com. Have a question? Call the Jazz Pensacola office at 433-8382, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

C @ NAS Pensacola Portside Cinema a FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY TUESDAY t c h “How to Train Your Dragon 3” (PG) 2D: 5 p.m.

“Alita: Battle Angel” (PG13) 2D: 7:30 p.m.

“The Lego Movie 2” (PG) 2D: 5 p.m.

“Happy Death Day 2U” (PG13) 2:10 p.m.

“What Men Want” (R) 7:10 p.m.

“The Best of Enemies” (PG13) 5 p.m. This showing is free

“Isn’t it Romantic” (PG13) 4:20 p.m.

“Happy Death Day 2U” (PG13) 8 p.m.

“Alita: Battle Angel” (PG13) 3D: 7:30 p.m.

“The Prodigy” (R) 6:30 p.m.


“Alita: Battle Angel” (PG13) 2D: 5:10 p.m.

“Happy Death Day 2U” (PG13) 7:30 p.m.


“How to Train Your Dragon 3” (PG) 3D: 5 p.m.

“Isn’t it Romantic” (PG13) 12:30 p.m.

“How to Train Your Dragon 3” (PG) 2D: 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

“How to Train Your Dragon 3” (PG) 2D: 5 p.m.

“Alita: Battle Angel” (PG13) 3D: 7:10 p.m.

“Happy Death Day 2U” (PG13) 8 p.m.

“Alita: Battle Angel” (PG13) 2D: 6 p.m.

Alita: Battle Angel” (PG13) 2D: 7:10 p.m.

“Miss Bala” (PG13) 5:10 p.m. “The Prodigy” (R) 7:30 p.m.

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“Happy Death Day 2U” Regular shows: $4 adults, $2 children ages 6 (PG13) through 11, free for 5 and younger 5:10 p.m. 3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6 through “Isn’t it Romantic” (PG13) 11, free for 5 and younger 7:30 p.m. NASP Portside Cinema is closed on Monday.



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“Isn’t it Romantic” (PG13) 6 p.m.



“How to Train Your Dragon 3” (PG) 3D: 1:40 p.m. 2D: 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

“The Lego Movie 2” (PG) 2D: Noon

“The Lego Movie 2” (PG) 3D: 11:30 a.m.

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March 22, 2019

Morale, Welfare and Recreation

The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3100, or go to the MWR website at www.navymwrpensacola.com. • Homeschool P.E. program: Looking to supplement your child’s physical education? MWR Fitness will host a Homeschool Scholar Program every Monday from now until the end of the school year April 29. Physical Education classes will be offered at the Family Fitness Try this Center onboard NAS Travel Expo: Pensacola Corry Sta- • MWR will be hosting tion. Classes will teach fitness, nutrition, mind a Travel Expo April and body for children 11, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. of eligible MWR home- Swing in and check school families. Times out all the amazing include 9 a.m. to 10 adventures you could a.m. for children ages be having at desti6 to 10 and 10 a.m. nation all across the to 11 a.m. for children southeast. Admission ages 10 to 15. For more to the expo is free and information, call 452- the expo will be held at the Mustin Beach 6004. • Backpacking Club. For more infroOvernight Trips: mation, call InformaThere will be an over- tion, Tickets and Travnight backpacking trip el at 452-6354.

May 25 through 27 to Fort Payne, Ala. Go with MWR on an out-of-town backpacking adventure. All gear and transportation provided. Only $60, rain or shine. Sign up for the skills course at the Tickets and Travel office Bldg. 3787 at Corry Station. Backpacking 101 Skills Course is a prerequisite for all NAS Pensacola backpacking trips. The next course is scheduled tomorrow, May 11. See below for more details. For more information call 281-5489. • Backpacking 101 Skills Course: In preparation for the upcoming backpacking trip in May, MWR will be hosting a Backpacking 101 Skills Course tomorrow, May 11. Course price is $35, gear included. Sign up for the skills course at the Tickets and Travel Office Bldg. 3787 at Corry Station. For more information call 281-5489. • Summer Camp Expo: Check out all the fun and educational summer camps coming up from MWR. Expo will be April 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Navy Youth Sport Complex. For more information, call 452-9429. • Danger Zone Paintball: The Blue Angel Park hosts Danger Zone Paintball Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Monday and Friday for private party reservations. The “woods-ball” facility has approximately 35 acres of wooded area for play. A military or DoD ID is required to rent equipment. For more information or for reversations, call 281-5489.

Liberty Activities Liberty program events at NAS Pensacola and Corry Station target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. 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. naspensacola-mwr.com.


MARCH 22, 2019

Marketplace Announcements Laughter Therapy. Certified Laughter Leader by World Laughter Tour. Certified session for any group size – military, business, medical, education, organization. Leave message at 850-477-5247 or ugigglin@peoplepc.com Neighborhood Yard Sale. Saturday, March 23. 3855 Fielding court, Pace. North of Pace high school. Starts at 8am. Lots of baby, kids and home stuff! GARAGE SALE - 2 FAM Sat 23Mar 0700-1100 648. Cantonment Ashford Rd Kings Rd SD. Clothing/ Shoes/Purses/. NEW Small Appliances/Books/ Seasonal Decorations. Need day and night Housekeepers for National Flight Academy. Seasonal work. Must be able to pass a level 2 background check. Debbie452 - 3606 ext 3137 National Naval Museum NEED Customer Service Representatives; Engages, greets and informs museum visitors of museum attractions (Giant Screen Theater, Motion Based Simulator, MAXFLIGHT Simulators, Blue Angels 4D Theater, Dog tags and Concessions.) Operates computer-based Point of Sales system and handles

Announcements cash correctly. Ushers guests in and out of Giant Screen Theater. Gives important verbal safety speeches and instructions to visitors at paid Attractions. Serves packaged food and beverages to guests in theater lobby refreshments counter and on Flightline during Blue Angels practices. Operates Simulator rides when necessary. Starts and stops attractions/shows. Uses two-way radio communications. Apply in person. Ask for Cathy or Erica. 18 and up. Must pass a level 2 background check. Articles for Sale 26 cu ft. Whirlpool French door refrigerator. New evaporator installed. $300. 850-497-9192. Leave message. 2 glass pane standard size house doors. $50 ea. 850-497-9192. Leave message. Sun Mountain 3 wheeled push golf cart. Large wheels. Easy & efficient way to carry bag and clubs. Holder for drink, clubs, score keeper. Folds for easy storage. $60. 850-932-4448.

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Articles for Sale New in Bag – Bed & Bath reversible comforter & sham set. Burgundy and Gold (jewel tones). $20. 850-458-3821. Leave message. New women’s size 11 sneakers and sandals. Nike, Reebok, Sketchers. $5-10. Must go. 850-4583821. Leave message. Samsung Chromebook, used twice. Perfect condition! Comes with Booq carry case, adapter, booklet. Text 850 221-1808 to see pics. Price is firm. $125 BULA NM M14 6.5 CM-Walnut Stock- < 100 Round Count-1 EA 5,10,20 Round Mags-120 Rounds Match AmmoDewey & Otis Cleaning Kit - $1800 Tom 9045213559 Marble dining table w/6 tan suede chairs. Mint cond. Beautiful. A steal at $600 cash. Moving. Must sell. 850 432 3108 Couch & chair set. Beautiful fabric W/ pillows. Ex cond. $400 cash. 850 432 3108. (can email pictures). FREE JVC TV Monitor AV-20TP3. 850-432-3108

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Llama .32 ACP mod XA 2/3 scale of Colt 1911 .45 ACP. Perfect in every detail incl. Grip Safety. 4 Mags+holster EXC. Carry. $500.00.850-4848998 David

ing jib sail. Sale is as is and includes VHS radio. Dry storage lot 65 at Bayou Grande Sailing Marina. Asking 8,000 OBO. Contact Gabe at Cell # 401-595-1036

Ruger single action revolver .22 LR/Magnum. Gold engraved 50th Anniversary. Made only one year. Never fired, as new in box. $575.00 OBO. 850-484-8998

2016 Toyota Tacoma 4Dr Long bed, Tow package,bed cover Gray w/cloth seats. V6-w/63k highway miles.Good vehicle for 23k OBO. 850-723-6381

Truck Topper off 2001 F 150 Lariat regular bed Flare side Blue for 200.00. 723-6381

2006 Tiffin Allegro Bay 34 ft Gasoline engine 2 slides Electric leveling and awning Generator Washer/Dryer Good Tires 46,000 miles $42,900 334-488-4284

Nordic Track treadmill for sale. C900 pro- model 99011. Excellent condition. Asking $500. 850-492-7639 Boats 17foot boat with tower,1972 with 1986 Evinrude 150 HP engine 2k.723-6381. 1986 22’’ Catalina sailboat with trailer and outboard engine Yamaha 25Hp four stroke. Sleeps five and has custom covered cushions. The engine was not used for three years and needs its carburetor cleaned. Miss-

Real Estate Gulf Breeze Proper, 3/2, newly renovated home, cul-de-sac, pool, large fenced yard, top rated schools, boat/RV area, +much more, $375K, 850 463-8110

Real Estate Gorgeous 4bd 3 ba 2430 sq ft.home in the beautiful Sunset Estates. Open House this Saturday March 16. 2019 , 11 am - 2 pm For Rent: 1BR Large TV, WIFI. Use of kitchen and laundry room. Military female preferred. $400 per month. 850-456-5534.


For Rent. avail. 4/17/19. looking for a roommate. room is private with private bath. utilities included. $475/month. contact for more info. 8502210255