Women’s History Month observance today (March 27) ...
NAS Pensacola invites activeduty military, retirees and civilians to NASP’s Women’s History Month Ceremony at the NASC auditorium today, March 27, at 1 p.m. There will be a discussion panel with Naval Hospital Pensacola CO Capt. Maureen Padden and other service members answering questions.
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DoD warns troops, families to be cyber crime smart By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity
WASHINGTON – Defense Department employees and their families should be vigilant when guarding personal and work information from expanding cybercriminal activity, and to know how to recognize scammer tactics, according to DoD’s chief information officer. Terry A. Halvorsen issued a DoD-wide memorandum March 18 about the growing threat of cybercrime “phishing” and “spear phishing” in emails, on social media sites and through phone calls. “Phishing” is defined as sending fraudulent emails that claim to be from reputable sources, such as a recipient’s bank or credit card company, to gain personal or financial information. Recipients of such emails are often directed to fraudulent websites that mimic familiar-looking bank and e-commerce sites, according to Encyclopedia Britannica. Phishers ask recipients to “update”
or “confirm” accounts, which discloses confidential information such as Social Security and credit card numbers. Onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola, Information Assurance Manager Ron Borlan agrees with the need for increased cyber information vigilance. “It’s unfortunate, but we need to be ‘digitally street smart’ to live in today’s world,” Borlan said. “That means being aware of the potential dangers and carefully evaluating the content you are being sent or accessing via the web ... Don’t get caught up in the moment; be cautious.” “Spear phishing” is the latest twist on phishing, according to Britannica, and it targets companies and government agencies through “select employees” with fraudulent emails, which appear to come from trusted or known sources. When employees click on links in the e-mails, hostile programs enter the organization’s computers.
Blue Angel Rock N Fly Half Marathon and 5K ... The original Blue Angel Marathon was an iconic road-racing event that happened for more than 20 years onboard NAS Pensacola, and after the devastation of Hurricane Ivan in 2004 it was decided not to bring it back for a variety of reasons. After several years and almost no races onboard NAS Pensacola, commanding officers decided collectively to support a comeback. Organizers said this year’s Blue Angel Rock N Fly Half Marathon and 5K Race March 21 was a huge success and the intent is to make it even better for the participants in 2016. Photo by MC1(SW) James Stenberg
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Navy housing receives awards for outstanding service From Navy Housing Insider
Washington, D.C. – Navy Housing teams and individual staff members were recently recognized by their industry peers for outstanding service. The Professional Housing and Management Association (PHMA) announced the winners of its 2014 awards earlier this year. The PHMA mission is to contribute towards better quality housing for military members and their families by continuously raising the level of proficiency and professionalism within the military services’ housing profession
Outstanding Housing Installation Team “Privatized”– NAS Pensacola Communities and Navy Installation Housing Team. Photo courtesy Navy Housing Insider
through improved communications and networking, education and training, certification and professional recognition.
For the past 25 years, PHMA has been recognizing outstanding housing staff in each service through their annual awards pro-
gram. “Navy Housing is very proud of our award winners and offers our sincere congratulations to all
of the 2014 military housing award winners for their outstanding service,” said Greg Wright, Navy Housing program director for the Commander, Navy Installations Command. “Navy Housing is dedicated to assisting Service members and their families with all of their housing needs. Our staff is comprised of professional men and women who care deeply about their customers.” The Navy’s PHMA awardees are: • Senior Housing Manager of the Year: Quani L. Fuentes, NAS
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Date Safe’s ‘Kiss’ coming April 9-10 From NASP Fleet and Family Support Center
The United States Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment onboard NASP ... Reflections of members of the United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps during rehearsal for a performance by the corps and Marine Silent Drill Platoon onboard NAS Pensacola March 19. Photo by Scott Hallford For photo feature, see page A4
The NAS Pensacola Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Team is pleased to welcome Mike Domitrz from the Date Safe Project (http://www.datesafeproject.org/) to our installation. Domitrz will be educating and entertaining our military members in three presentations April 9 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. All three presentations will take place in the NASC Theatre, Bldg. 633. A special presentation will also take place at Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) April 10 at 8:30 a.m. This innovative training approach shifts
the focus from a “Don’t” perspective to a “How-To” and gives skills anyone can use, regardless of age, rank, gender, or marital status. In addition to talking about consent, communication, and bystander intervention, Domitrz also engages his audiences in discussions of appropriately supporting survivors of sexual assault, potentially making it easier for them to come forward and seek help. Interested military members should contact their command SAPR POC. SAPR POCs or civilians (with their supervisor’s permission) may secure seats by contacting Civilian Victim Advocate, Kristy Malone, at FFSC: call 452.5328 or e-mail kristy.malone @navy.mil.
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“Once you start incorporating information security into your thinking you will begin to more readily notice the scams, avoid them and warn your friends and family,” Borlan said. “It’s just a new facet of a 21st century education.” Cyber-crime tactics evolving: “Cyber criminals continue using phishing and spear-phishing attacks,” Halvorsen said in his memo, “and their tactics are evolving in an increasingly predatory manner.” While military members and DoD civilians are routinely trained in recognizing cyber security red flags, DoD also wants its workforce’s families and parents to be prepared to deal with suspicious email, he added. These cyber criminals also track and mine social media accounts such as Facebook, LinkedIn and others “to interact with people and compromise accounts,” Halvorsen said. Arm yourself with knowledge: “Phishing continues to be successful because attackers do more research, evolve their tactics and seek out easy prey,” he said. “We need to arm ourselves and our families with defensive skills and knowledge to protect (against) being victimized by a phishing email, computer or phone scam.” Halvorsen advises these safeguards to protect against phishing and spear phishing, which can also lead to identity theft: • Never trust links or account/password prompts within email messages. • Note that phishing emails sometimes have poor grammar or misspelled words. • Do not trust information-seeking emails and phone calls, and verify such threats. • Never provide your user identification and/or password. • Use spam filters for personal email. • Never email personal or financial information, even if you know the person requesting it. • Be wary of pop-ups; don’t click links or enter any data. • Don’t copy web addresses from a pop-up into a browser. • Don’t click on links, download files or open attachments.
FY-17 Olmsted Scholarship Program seeking applicants By Ed Barker NETC PAO
Career-minded unrestricted line, Information Dominance Corps and Supply Corps officers interested in developing language skills and regional cultural knowledge are encouraged to apply for the Fiscal Year (FY 17) Olmsted Scholar Program, announced March 16 via NavAdmin 064/15. The Olmsted scholarship is a unique opportunity offering two years of graduate study using a foreign language while providing overseas cultural and travel opportunities and often leads to a graduate degree at a foreign university. Applicants for the FY-17 program should be available to start language training in summer/fall 2016, begin study at a foreign university in 2017 and complete study in 2019. The Navy is looking for leaders who display the qualities of dedicated career officers and who aspire to command as line, Information Dominance and Supply Corps officers. Applicants must have demonstrated strong leadership qualities, solid overall performance, strong promotion potential, and superior demonstrated scholastic ability. Candidates must have three years of commissioned service but no more than 11 years of total active federal service as of April 1, 2016, to apply for the scholarship. Specific designator eligibility is listed in the NavAdmin. Historically, Olmsted Scholars have benefited from the program and continue to promote to senior leadership positions, including 12 past Navy scholars that achieved flag rank. One Olmsted Scholar currently in line for command following his international experience in St. Petersburg Russia is Cmdr. Michael “BC” Nordeen, VFA-211 executive officer. “While the proven path to squadron command in naval aviation is traditionally through Housing from page 1
Joint Reserve Base, Fort Worth, Texas. • Mid-Level Housing Manager of the Year – Jocelyn M. Cardona, Naval Station Everett. • Outstanding Housing/Billeting Manager of the Year – Giannis Grivas, Naval Support Activity Souda Bay.
a fleet replacement squadron, test pilot school or weapons school, the Olmsted Scholar Program provides a unique opportunity for personal and professional growth for those who aspire to senior operational leadership roles,” said Nordeen. “Since our Navy operates forward, we know global experience is an invaluable advantage. I knew I’d have to work to regain my warfighting skill-set, but the Olmsted Scholarship definitely made me a better leader, strategic thinker and decision maker.” According to the Olmsted website, scholars interact daily with locals and immerse themselves in the culture of their host country, but a background in a specific foreign language is not a prerequisite to selection. Scholars are expected to live on the local economy and travel widely. Olmsted scholars receive their normal pay and allowances, and if married, are normally accompanied by their families. The Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC) is currently accepting applications from regular or full time support line, Information Dominance and Supply Corps officers for the FY-17 Olmsted Scholar Program. Applicants are required to meet a list of qualifications and prerequisites and submit a command-endorsed nomination package that must be received by NETPDTC, Code N2A2-Olmsted no later than Aug. 28. In October, the applications are reviewed and a final, Navy-sponsored list of nominees is selected. For each of the past five years, the Foundation Board of Directors has selected five Navy scholars. The Olmsted Foundation, named in honor of Maj. Gen. George and Carol Olmsted, and the Department of Defense have jointly sponsored this scholarship program since 1959. Since its inception, the foundation has fo-
• Outstanding Housing Installation Team “Traditional” – Naval Base Kitsap Housing Service Center. • Outstanding Housing Installation Team “Privatized”– NAS Pensacola Communities and Navy Installation Housing Team. Onboard NAS Pensacola, Housing Installation Manager (Housing Service Center) Debo-
cused on educational and charitable purposes. Retired Army Maj. Gen. Bruce Scott serves as president and chief executive officer of the Olmsted Foundation and was an Olmsted Scholar from 1979-81 at the University of Freiburg (Albert Ludwig) in Freiburg, Germany. Scott believes the success of the program is a direct result of the vision of the man for which the foundation and the scholarship program is named. “Gen. Olmsted, our benefactor and founder, certainly possessed great vision when he said that the world’s greatest leaders must be educated broadly,” said Scott. “For more than 50 years, our program has educated young officers in foreign language fluency and foreign cultures, which are becoming more and more important in today’s world and in supporting the Navy’s Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower.” With the selection of the 57th Olmsted Scholar Class in March 2015, 620 scholars have completed, are completing or are preparing for two years of study abroad. Their studies to date have been in 40 languages, in 202 different foreign universities, spanning 60 countries worldwide. The Navy nominations are submitted to the Olmsted Foundation Board of Directors, along with nomination packages from the other services. During a comprehensive personal interview, the foundation staff examines the nominee’s academic and professional background, motivation to be a scholar, choice of foreign university, proposed course of study, language aptitude and career goals. Taking all this data into account, the interview panel makes its recommendations to the board for final decisions on the nominees at its meeting in March 2016 for the FY-17 Olmsted Scholar class. Specific guidelines and additional details for applying for the Olmsted Scholar Program can be found in NavAdmin 064/15. All eligible and interested officers should visit the Olmsted Foundation website at www. olmstedfoundation.org for additional details. For more news from Naval Education and Training Command, visit www. navy. mil/ local/cnet/.
rah Williams was pleased with the PHMA recognition. “The Balfour Beatty Communities (BBC)/Navy team felt a great sense of pride and accomplishment when notified for the PHMA selection,” Williams said. “This award highlights the shared effort that goes into taking care of our military families each and every day. Every single
member of the team is very appreciative of the recognition, however, there is always room for improvement and we hope to build upon the success that we realized in 2014.” For more information on Navy Housing visit http://www. cnic.navy.mil/ffr/housing.html For more stories about CNIC visit www.navy.mil/cni.
NASP Easter/Lent church services From NASP Command Chaplain
Catholic services • Stations of the Cross: 5:30 p.m. each Friday during Lent, Corry Station Chapel. • Lenten Suppers: 6 p.m. each Friday during Lent. • Rite of Initiation of Candidates: 8:30 a.m. March 22, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel. • Palm Sunday of Passion of the Lord: 8:30 a.m. March 29, NASP Chapel; and noon, Corry Station Chapel.
• Tenebrae Service/Monday of Holy Week: 5:30 p.m. March 30, Our Lady of Loreto Chapel. • Lenten Supper: 6 p.m. March 30, McKamey Center at 6 p.m. • Holy Thursday Mass: 7 p.m. April 2, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel. • Good Friday: Veneration of the Cross and distribution of Communion, 3 p.m. April 3, Our Lady of Loreto Chapel. • Holy Saturday: Catholic Easter Vigil Mass: 8 p.m. April 4, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel.
• Easter Sunday Mass: April 5. Services at 8:30 a.m., Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel; and noon, NASP Corry Station Chapel. Protestant services • Good Friday services: noon and 7 p.m. April 3, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel. • Easter Sunrise service: 6:30 a.m. April 5, Five Flags Pavilion. • Easter Sunday service: 10:15 a.m. April 5, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel. • Younger Louder Later Contemporary Service: 6 p.m. April 5, All Faiths Chapel.
MWR Flea Market March 29 ...
You can pick up some treasures at the MWR Outdoor Flea Market from noon to 4:30 p.m. March 29 at the MWR Sports Complex on Highway 98. The market is open to all for buying. For more information, call 452-2417.
FFSC Transition GPS Job Fair coming April 17...
Employers are looking for professionals at the FFSC Transition GPS Job Fair, April 17, 9 a.m.-noon, at NASP Gateway Inn Conference Center Bldg. 3249. For information, call the NASP Fleet and Family Support Center Transition office at 452-5609.
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Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Keith Hoskins Public Affairs Officer — Patrick J. Nichols The Gosport nameplate pays homage to the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011: the Centennial of Naval Aviation, or CONA. The image on the left side of the nameplate depicts Eugene Ely taking off in a Curtiss pusher bi-plane from the USS Pennsylvania Jan. 18, 1911. While Ely had taken off from the USS Birmingham two months earlier after his plane had been loaded on the ship, the USS Pennsylvania event was the first time a plane landed on and then took off from a U.S. warship.
The image on the right side is the Navy’s most modern fighter aircraft, the F-18 Super Hornet. Established in 1921 as the Air Station News, the name Gosport was adopted in 1936. A gosport was a voice tube used by flight instructors in the early days of naval aviation to give instructions and directions to their students. The name “Gosport” was derived from Gosport, England (originally God’s Port), where the voice tube was invented. Gosport is an authorized newspaper published every Friday by Ballinger Publishing,
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Military spouse supports 2015 Active Duty Fund Drive By Cher Holland Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Pensacola Volunteer
he annual Active Duty Fund Drive in support of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) kicked off Feb. 17.
This fund drive, which continues through April, is the main source of funds NMCRS depends on to help Sailors, Marines and their families. In 2014 alone, NMCRS provided $48.5 million to 63,800 eligible clients. These millions of dollars aided families with basic living expenses, transportation, car repairs, family emergencies, funeral expenses, household setups, medical/dental expenses, education and more. All active-duty Sailors and Marines will be asked to contribute. Many will, however, some will not. While many reasons may exist why a sailor or marine chooses not to donate, most frequently it is because they have never needed financial assistance or don’t foresee ever needing the services of NMCRS. Today as a military spouse I challenge this excuse. Traveling from duty station to duty station, outside the continental United States and within the continental United States military families have become my family and have made every duty station a home away from home. Frequently our actual families are hundreds if not thousands of miles away, making it difficult
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for them to provide the day to day support we need. That is where the brothers and sisters within the military, as well as their dependents, become our support network. They are our shoulders to cry on, friends to laugh with, and the ones we most often spend the holidays with. They understand the details of our days that many of our actual families cannot even begin to imagine. So perhaps you are correct, you won’t ever need assistance from NMCRS, yet emergencies happen, and they will be there. More importantly, maybe you don’t need financial assistance, but your brother or sister in uniform may need it. Give for them. Give for your family away from your family. Give so that you can help support those who so often support us. Contributions to NMCRS are fully deductible under Section 170(b)(1)(a) of the IRS Code. NMCRS is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the tax code. Founded in 1904, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is a private, nonprofit charitable organization. It is sponsored by the Department of the Navy
and operates nearly 250 offices ashore and afloat at Navy and Marine Corps bases throughout the world. NMCRS was incorporated in the District of Columbia and has its headquarters in Arlington, Va. It is managed by a board of directors whose members are active duty or retired members of the naval
services, or spouses of active duty or retired members of the naval services. The Pensacola office of Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, located aboard NAS Pensacola in Bldg. 191 at 91 Radford Blvd., is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays (except for holidays) and can be reached at 452-2300.
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Battle Color Detachment at NAS Pensacola From MATSG-21, MATSG-23 and USMC Battle Color Detachment
The United States Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment performed onboard NAS Pensacola March 19 on the Kane Field parade deck. Three units from Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., make up the United States Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment. They are “The Commandant’s
Own,” The United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps; The United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon and the official Color Guard of the Marine Corps. The United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon commence their demonstration at the NAS Pensacola parade Field March 19. Photo by Mike O’Connor
Rifle tossing during inspection is a hallmark of the Silent Drummers from the Marine Corps Drum & Bugle Corps Drill Platoon. Photo by Mike O’Connor rehearse. Photo by Scott Hallford
The United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps, led by Drum Major Keith Martinez, begin their performance at the NAS Pensacola parade Field March 19. Photo by Mike O’Connor
Rifles are tossed simultaneously by both inspector and Marine. Photo by Mike O’Connor
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Fly-in offers NASP students good look at career choices By Ens. Emily Wilkin NASP PAO
selection of Navy fleet aircraft flew into NAS Pensacola’s Forrest Sherman Field March 20 so crews could talk to NASP aviation students about their experiences, flight platforms and missions.
(Left-right) An E-2C Hawkeye, EA-18G Growler and F/A-18 Super Hornet on the flight line at NAS Pensacola’s Forrest Sherman Field for a fleet fly-in March 20. Photo by Mike O’Connor
These aircrews shared their passion for their careers, and their specific aircraft, in hopes of aiding the next generation of aviators in selecting their own platform in the future. An E-2C Hawkeye, F/A-18 Super Hornet, EA-18G Growler and P-8 Poseidon participated in the demonstration. “We’re doing this so aviation students get an opportunity to touch, feel and experience naval aviation before the fleet,” said NASP Training Squadron 10 (VT-10) Commanding Officer Cmdr. Mark Yates. “It gives students a chance to meet the pilots and see all the planes so they can make an informed decision about their career paths.” “I’m just here to tell them how cool my job is,” said Lt. Alexander Tucker of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 124 in Norfolk, Va. “I love what I’m doing and
I want them to feel that way someday, too.” Tucker was part of the E-2C Hawkeye crew, the Bear Aces. “There are some rumors about my platform and I have no idea where they come from; that’s why we keep coming back to these events. So people really know what our platform is about. Hawkeyes are the perfect combination of a good quality of life, while still being fun to fly.” After meeting with the aircrews and touring the aircraft, students had an opportunity to brief with the crews in a small group setting to ask specific questions about the platforms. Students found the fly-in helpful. “I came to this fly-in to talk to junior officers about their platforms,” said Ens. Stephanie Lasch. “They gave great insight into daily life on each aircraft. This information really helped reassure my preferences for the fleet.”
Students line up to tour a E-2C Hawkeye airborne early In the E-2C cockpit, a student discusses the merits of the NASP flight students get a better look at the cockpit of an warning (AEW) aircraft. Photo by Mike O’Connor aircraft with Lt. Alexander Tucker. Photo by Mike O’Connor F/A-18 Super Hornet. Photo by Mike O’Connor
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NASWF celebrates African-American History Story, photo by Jay Cope NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs
he Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) Diversity Committee hosted an African-American heritage celebration Feb. 25 at the base auditorium to honor the achievements and contributions of Black Americans throughout our country’s history. The luncheon was open to the entire Whiting Field community. The committee chose an audio recording of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking to set the ambiance as guests entered the auditorium. NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau kicked-off the event by mentioning several African-Americans who established milestones for others to follow: Winston Scott, a former space shuttle astronaut who logged more than 24 days of time in space; Vernice Armor, the first female African-American combat pilot and Lt. Col. Merryl Tengsdahl, the first African-American woman to fly the U-2 reconnaissance aircraft. “All three great Americans trained right here at NAS Whiting Field,” he reminded the audience before introducing the event’s special guest, Florida State Rep. Mike Hill. Hill served as the primary speaker for the luncheon, and spoke about his and his father’s military background and how
that molded him into the man he is today. Military service was a passion that drove him to succeed and although he left after ten years to pursue civilian challenges, he “loved every minute of (his service). “Serving my country is something I always wanted to do since I was a little child,” Hill stated. “I wanted to be a part of what I considered the American Dream.” Hill’s services started in 1980 as a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. During his 10 years on active duty, he received recognition of exceptional service through awards such as Air Force Achievement Medal; Air Force Commendation Medal; Air Force Organizational Excellence Award; and the Armament Division Company Grade Officer of the Year in 1988. He separated from service as a captain to start an insurance business which he successfully ran for more than 20 years.
Naval Air Station Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau (left) and Florida Rep. Mike Hill converse while enjoying the lunch served by the NASWF Diversity Committee for their annual AfricanAmerican History Commemorative Luncheon. Hill served as the guest speaker for the Feb. 25 event.
He is also a past-president of the Northwest Florida Tea Party from 2010-2013 and ran for office unsuccessfully once, which he described as a somewhat humbling experience, but which enabled him to learn from his mistakes. “Even though I lost the race, I was exposed to areas of the Panhandle I was unaware of previously,” he said. He had no inclination to try again, but after several requests to run for the seat after Representative Clay Ford’s death, he relented, and won the seat handily – after working with an advisor who stressed the need for him to have a platform. Hill ran
on the ideas of limited government, fewer taxes, and personal responsibility. Hill has been married to his wife Greta for 30 years and is a father of three children, including a son serving as a U.S. Marine. More than any other message, he emphasized the importance of family throughout his presentation. Having been brought up in a military family, his father was an A-4 crew chief, Hill found value in the discipline and the travel involved in a military life, and that the strong grounding he had from his family set the foundation for his success. “Raise your children the way you believe they should grow,”
he said. “What I share with you is that you need to show them the way to go. You have to set the example for them.” Everyone’s idea of the American dream is different, and Hill’s certainly does not equate to everyone else’s vision, but Lt. Col. Rafford Coleman, Helicopter Training Squadron 18’s commanding officer, thought it was important to hear. “It was inspiring to hear how someone achieves their definition of the American dream,” he stated. “His core messages of family, education and service are valuable. It was a very thoughtful and inspiring speech.”
Commander, Naval Safety Center onboard NASWF By Ens. Andrew Groh NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs
Rear Adm. Christopher Murray, Commander, Naval Safety Center, visited NAS Whiting Field March 10 to take on a question and answer session with the students of the Aviation Maintenance Officer/Aviation Ordinance Officer Career Progression (AMO/AOOCP) programs. Murray began the talks focusing on aviation safety and Operational Risk Management (ORM) in the fleet as a whole, while finishing with personal off duty activities towards the end. Of the many topics covered in the conversation, Murray continued to bring the students’ attention to ORM. ORM is the Navy’s guiding instruction on acknowledging and addressing risk both on and off duty for all Navy personnel in order to successfully accomplish all opera-
tions or activities with the least amount of risk possible. Murray shared with his audience that more often than not, “class A mishaps” – incidents resulting in damages in excess of $2,000,000 – are a result of human error and could have been avoided with the proper use of ORM. He continued by saying that everyone in an operation is responsible for assuring that proper ORM is followed at any given moment and not the sole responsibility of any one person. As the Q&A progressed, the topics remained on safety and covered issues such as motorcycle risk, snowboarding accidents and scuba diving to name a few. Murray commented that his goal was to make ORM and safety more of an overall lifestyle addition, not just a workplace requirement. “Let’s talk about off duty risk. Riding motorcycles are a great and fun thing to do, if you risk mitigate properly,
you can do it safely. Of the 20 motorcycle mishaps we had last year in the Navy, four of them, there was nothing the rider could have done. The other 16 could have been prevented. So to address that, we have the rider safety courses to help educate riders on proper safe riding.” Murray continued his coverage of off duty recreational risk by referencing a young Sailor stationed in Hawaii. While enjoying some off time with a group of friends, she decided to go cliff diving – and lost her life. “The Navy and Marine Corps doesn’t want to ban risky places or activities for service members ... Instead, we want to push education and allow service members to enjoy the activities they are interested in once they have properly recognized and taken steps to minimize any potential risk involved. We want ORM to be instilled from the minute you start boot camp ... and follow you into your personal life and everything you do after the military.”
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Pen Air tournament benefits NMCRS Pen Air Federal Credit Union will present the 15th annual Pen Air FCU Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) today, March 27, at the A.C. Read Golf Club onboard NAS Pensacola with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun “scramble” tournament start. This year, the top ten teams will be awarded team prizes and participants eligible to win door prizes contributed by local businesses, as well as a car “hole in one” prize sponsored by Sandy Sansing Nissan. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. with registration/check-in beginning at 10:30 a.m. It is recommended to pre-register for this historically sold out tournament by either visiting penair.org/NMCRSGolfTournament or contacting Patty Veal at 505-3200, ext. 7777, or email@example.com.
Women’s History Month highlighted
The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation’s Discovery Saturday will celebrate Women’s History Month with a presentation at 10 a.m. tomorrow, March 28, at the National Naval Aviation Museum. The guest speaker will be Brenda Robinson, the first black woman to earn her wings of gold as a naval aviator. Robinson was the 59th female to enter naval flight training program and became the 42nd female to earn her wings in 1980. Robinson will share her experiences and pioneering spirit in aviation. For more information, call the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation at 453-2389 or go to www.NavalAviationMuseum.org.
Classes scheduled for military spouses
A Lifestyle, Insights, Networking, Knowledge, Skills (L.I.N.K.S.) for Spouses training classes is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. tomorrow, March 28, in the Commanding Officer’s Conference Room at MATSG-21 Headquarters, Bldg. 3450. Classes are free and all military spouses are welcome. L.I.N.K.S. for Spouses training provides an overview of the Marine Corps structure, services and benefits. Participants also get to meet other spouses, participate in activities and learn about resources available. The training also includes an introduction to what the local area has to offer. Preregistration is required. To register, contact Lisa Duvall, MCFTB trainer, by phone at 452-9460, ext. 3012, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Easter Bunny coming to NEX mall The Easter Bunny will welcome visitors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, March 27, at the Navy Exchange (NEX) Pensacola Mall, 5600 Highway 98 West. Children can have one, free picture taken during the event. For more information, call 458-8250.
NEX announces spring fashion show Shoppers can get a look at some of the latest styles during the annual Spring Fashion Show at noon tomorrow, March 28, in the breezeway at the Navy Exchange (NEX) Pensacola Mall, 5600 Highway 98 West. For more information, call Barbara Christgau at 483-5150.
Flora-Bama schedules March 28 race Flora-Bama is gearing up for the second annual Beach Run/Walk for America’s Warriors 5K and half marathon, which is scheduled for tomorrow, March 28. Flora-Bama is donating all registration fees to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (email@example.com) ensures financial aide and counseling to families of fallen heroes, and “American Sniper” co-star Kevin Lacz is scheduled to make an appearance at the event. The race will be held on the beach behind the Flora-Bama starting at 7:30 a.m. for the half marathon and 9 a.m. for the 5K run/walk. Entry fees (donations) are $55 for the half marathon and $35 for 5K run/walk. For more information, contact Jenifer Surface Ivey at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.flora bama.com.
Run to Ride 5K scheduled for March 28 Alethia Christian Academy has scheduled a Run to Ride 5K run/walk for 9 a.m. tomorrow, March 28. Check in is at 8 a.m. The race will start at the academy, 1700 Woodchuck Ave. Proceeds will help fund a new school bus. Registration fee is $25 for adults and $12 for ages 12 and younger for those who sign up by March 6. For more information, go to www.acalions.org.
Event planned for women 55 and older The second annual Power of E3 event for Women 55 and older, a Day of Education, Enlightenment and Empowerment, is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, March 28, at Sacred Heart Hospital Conference Center, 5151 North Ninth Ave. Topics will include: Living a balanced life, planning for the unexpected, financial peace of mind, a
NASP VITA office offers free tax help Free tax help is available at the NAS Pensacola Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) office and online. The NASP VITA self-serve office is located in Bldg. 680, Room 225E (on Cuddihy Street across from the NEX mini mart). Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday through the April 15 tax deadline. The service is available to active duty and dependents, retirees and dependents with an adjusted gross income of less than $57,000, reservists (activated 30 days plus and pre-demobilization) and entitled former spouses. For more information, call 452-2209 or 452-8753. Military OneSource also offers no-cost tax consultation and no-cost tax preparation and filing to active duty and family members, as well as to reservists, survivors, and separated service members until 180 days after their retirement, discharge or end-of-tour date. For more information, call 1 (800) 342-9647. Trained tax consultants are available seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (CST). Information also is available online at www.militaryonesource.mil/taxes. holistic approach to women’s health, and simple self defense and protection The guest speaker will be Rita Craig, president of Top Tier Leadership and author of “I Showed You So – Lessons from Mom about the Business of Life.” WEAR-TV news anchor Sue Straughn will be the master of ceremonies. Cost is $60 for advance purchase and $65 day of the event. Buffet lunch will be served. For more information, call 437-3127 or go to www.powerofE3.com.
Car show to feature more than Fords A variety of classic cars will on display during the 36th annual Gulf Coast Regional Mustang & All Ford Car Show at Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, March 27, and tomorrow, March 28; 8 a.m. to noon March 29. Other groups that will have cars on display include the Falcon Club of America Southern Coast Chapter, the Emerald Coast Jeep Club, the Panhandle British Car Association, The Southern Gassers, the Rare Air Emerald Coast VW Club, The European Car club with a German car display and a Bad Boys Rod and Custom display. Admission is free. For more information, go to www.gulfcoastmustangclub.org.
Fashion show has garden party theme A fashion show being presented by the Newcomers Club of Greater Pensacola April 8 at New World Landing will have a garden party theme. Fashions will be provided by Talbots. The annual event is open to the public. Doors open at 8 a.m., and cards and games begin at 9 a.m. followed by lunch and the fashion show at 11:30 a.m. Raffles and door prizes are also planned. The cost to attend is $25. For more information, call 525-7723, e-mail email@example.com or go to www.pensacolanewcomers.com.
Commissary plans frozen food sale March is National Frozen Food Month and the NAS Pensacola Commissary, 5800 West Highway 98, is celebrating with a “Fill Your Freezer Sale” from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, March 27, and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow, March 28. For more information, call 262-9200.
CLEP/DSST marathon announced A CLEP/DSST marathon is scheduled for April 6-10 at the National Test Center at the NASP Navy College Office, 250 Chambers Ave., Bldg. 634, Suite 23. Test takers can arrive anytime between 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. without a reservation. Bring two forms of ID and a registration ticket for the CLEP exams. Reserve a seat by going to miltesting.coastline.edu and choosing “New Reservation.” Select testing location (Pensacola NAS), select the exam, date and time, enter personal information and save the registration. For CLEP registration ticket, go to http://clep.collegeboard.org and create an account. Enter the required data and be sure to check the box next to “I am eligible for DANTES Funding,” and choose “CLEP Exams” at the top of the page, Locate the exam and add to cart. Click on shopping cart at top right corner and ensure the correct test has been selected, the amount should show $0. Do not enter credit card information unless this is your second attempt at an exam of the same title. Print out your
CLEP registration ticket. No registration tickets are needed for the DSST exam.
Perdido Key to showcase wine, art The sixth annual Perdido Key Wine & Art Festival is scheduled for April 2-5 at Villagio Town Center, 13700 Perdido Key Drive. The festival has been extended from two to four days. Throughout the event, guests will have the chance to taste a variety of wines from different regions, including the U.S., Europe and South America. "We will feature a different region daily so guests will have an opportunity to sample two dozen wines during course of the festival," event coordinator Lori Raisch said. A variety of events and entertainment will be presented. For more information, go to www.visitperdido. com/wine-art-fest.
Passes available for National Parks America the Beautiful Passes – the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – is a convenient way to visit more than 2,000 sites including Gulf Islands National Seashore. There are a variety of pass options under the including: annual passes (available to everyone) and discounted passes for active-duty U.S. military members, seniors (62 or older and U.S. citizen), those with permanent disabilities (U.S. citizen), and volunteers. America the Beautiful and Gulf Islands annual passes are available at the following locations at Gulf Islands National Seashore: Fort Pickens entrance booth, Fort Pickens campground office and Perdido Key entrance booth. The passes may also be purchased by phone at 1 (888) 275-8747, ext. 1, or online at http://store.usgs. gov/pass. Senior and Access passes are also available by mail. Visit http://www.Recreation.gov/pass for more information on discounted passes.
Autism ride scheduled for April 11 April Nicole’s 10th Annual Autism Ride is scheduled for April 11. The 28-mile escorted ride starts at 9 a.m. and departs at 11 a.m. at Ollie’s Neighborhood Grill, 6181 Highway 90 in Milton and ends at Ollie’s Neighborhood Gill at 2100 West Nine Mile Road. Cost is $15 per bike and $5 per passenger. The first 200 to register will receive pins. For more information, call 324-0295 or 485-3853.
Golf tournament supports lighthouse The second annual Scramble for the Light Golf Tournament is scheduled for April 13 at the A.C. Reed Golf Course aboard NAS Pensacola. Lunch will be served at noon and a shotgun start is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tournament cost per person is $100. All proceeds go towards the restoration of the Pensacola Lighthouse tower. For more information, call 324-6415 or go to www.pensacolalighthouse.org.
T-6 Texan Trot scheduled for April 25 The 455th Flying Training Squadron Booster Club has scheduled the T-6 Texan Trot for 8 a.m. April 25. The timed run will follow a course around the taxiways and runway of NAS Pensacola’s Sherman Field. The race is open to DoD cardholders and those who can be sponsored on base by DoD cardholders, it will be capped at 1,500 participants. Cost is $25 until April 1. Cost is $30 from April 1 until race day. For more information, go to www.facebook. com/T6TexanTrot and to register, go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?eve nt_id=120669.
Walk to bring attention to epilepsy
A Walk the Talk for Epilepsy is scheduled for April 11 at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. Registration is scheduled for 8 a.m., and the walk will start at 9 a.m. Proceeds from the race will go to support Pensacola’s Epilepsy Resource Center. To register in advance, go to www.epilepsyfla.org. For more information, call 433-1395.
Sea Cadet group enrolling teens Enrollment is open for NAS Pensacola’s U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps (13-18 years old) and U.S. Navy League Cadet Corps (10-14 years old). The unit meets one weekend per month throughout the year. The cadets participate in civic activities and training events to develop a sense of pride, patriotism, courage and self-reliance. The program is open to both military and nonmilitary affiliated youths. Adult volunteers are welcome. Navy uniform donations are also being accepted. For more information, go to www.seacadets.org or contact Luis Sepulveda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can submit information for possible publication in Partyline by sending an e-mail to Janet.Thomas.email@example.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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NETSAFA Civilian of the Year; See page B2 Spotlight
Women’s History Month Commemorating the diverse contributions women have made, and continue to make, to our nation NAS Pensacola Women’s History Month Ceremony today, March 27, 1 p.m. at NASC auditorium
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Navy’s international training command selects CoY By Lt. Cmdr. Shelline Floyd NETSAFA Public Affairs Officer
he Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA) announced their selection of the Civilian of the Year (CoY) March 16. Gerald “Gerry” Swann, foreign military assistance specialist and cost analyst, was chosen as NETSAFA’s first CoY in the command’s history. “This Navy command, NETSAFA, is very good at rewarding its employees,” said Swann. “I’m fortunate to have had the opportunity to start a career here and to have worked so many years with such a great team.” Swann has worked at NETSAFA since 1992 and has served in his current position for seven and a half years. During his 22-year tenure at NETSAFA, he graduated from the University of West Florida with a bachelor of arts in electrical engineering in 2008, and also received his master’s degree in computer science in 2010. One of his hobbies is studying mathematical algorithms. No stranger to command awards, he was the recipient of the Navy’s Meritorious Civilian Service Award in 2013. According to Janie Glover, NETSAFA deputy director,
Swann is a hard worker both on-the-job and during his offtime. “It is wonderful to be able to recognize someone that has performed unbelievable tasks throughout 2014 that benefited every department in this command,” said Glover. “Gerry is a great asset to NETSAFA and is well deserving of recognition as our first CoY.” Jan Isosaari, billing and costing division supervisor, nominated Swann for the award, and says he is a problem solver; when presented with a problem he looks for an expeditious solution. “He is revered by his peers in the costing division and at NETSAFA,” said Isosaari. “Gerry always has time for his teammates and willingly provides patient instruction and guidance in various databases and (Microsoft) Excel operations.”
Gerry Swann (left) and NETSAFA Commanding Officer Capt. Doug Heady. Photo courtesy of NETSAFA
According to the award nomination, Swann used his extensive knowledge of computers to streamline processes in the costing division of NETSAFA’s Finance Department. Specifically, he developed cradle-to-grave automated software tools that started with the creation of the Activity Costing Worksheet (ACW), which was briefed and approved for use by all maritime partners (Navy/ Marine Corps/ Coast Guard). He further refined the ACW to create an ACW specific to Commander Fleet Forces Command (CFFC) requirements and incorporated recommendations and requirements
requested by CFFC to include flight and associated simulator costs for international pilots, which provided a new method of pricing for CFFC. NETSAFA Finance Department Head Frank Cabigting appreciates Swann’s unique skill-set. “The combination of intricate mathematical skills coupled with extensive computer hardware and software knowledge has made him a valued asset, not just to our finance department, but to NETSAFA as a whole,” said Cabigting. NETSAFA is the U.S. Navy’s agent for international education and training and co-
ordinates training support to international governments and international organizations. As a field activity of the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), the command serves as a focal point for all security assistance training program issues, coordination and advice within the U.S. Navy. For more information about NETSAFA, visit https://www. netsafa.navy.mil. Additional information on the Naval Education and Training Command can be found on the NETC website: https:// www. netc.navy.mil.
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Team of experts complete revision of yeoman standards From Center for Service Support Newport Public Affairs
ORFOLK (NNS) – Navy administration subject matter experts recently gathered for five days at the NATO headquarters building in Norfolk, Va., to update the yeoman (YN) rating personnel qualification standards (PQS). YNC Christopher Byard, yeoman rate training manager at Center for Service Support (CSS) Newport, R.I., oversees all training materials provided to the more than 2,500 Sailors serving as yeoman in the fleet. Byard led the team of 18 Sailors updating the 134page training document. “A PQS is a compilation of the minimum knowledge and skills an individual must demonstrate to qualify to stand watches or perform other spe-
cific routine duties necessary for the safety, security or proper operation of a ship, aircraft or support system,” Byard said when asked about a PQS. “As the technologies our Sailors work with change and evolve, so too, must the training and curriculum by which we train our yeoman. This is vital to the development of our community.” The working group was comprised of Sailors representing the yeoman rating from different backgrounds in-
cluding shore commands, ships, training commands, and staff headquarters. According to Richard J. Rangel, CSS PQS manager, “The updated YN PQS reflects the continuing efforts of CSS to ensure all Sailors in the fleet are provided the necessary training materials to succeed.” YNCM Diego Reyes, yeoman technical adviser, routinely attends working groups and workshops concerning the yeoman rating. The goal of the newly revised yeoman PQS is utilization by every Sailor throughout the administrative office enterprise thereby making the whole force better. Reyes encouraged all yeomen to use the PQS to assist with career advance-
ment as well as all other facets of the yeoman rating. The new PQS will be available to Sailors beginning April 1, via Navy Knowledge Online and Navy Personnel Command websites as well as social media distribution. The Center for Service Support is comprised of active-duty, civilian and contractor personnel, who direct the training efforts of seven different administration, logistics and media schools. The CSS team ensures curriculum and professional development tools are current. For more news from Center for Service Support, go to www.navy. mil/local/css/.
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Morale, Welfare and Recreation
The grill will be loaded with sausage tomorrow, March 28, at the Elberta German Sausage Festival.
German sausage for everyone Story, photo from Elberta Volunteer Fire Department
Sausage lovers are getting ready for the annual spring break trip to Elberta, Ala. The Elberta German Sausage Fesitval is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow, March 28, in the town park at the intersection of Main Street and State Street (County Road 83 and U.S. Highway 98). German sausage and sauerkraut will be the main dish, but other scrumptious foods will available including German-style filled cabbage, potato salad, goulash, red beans and rice, hamburgers, hot dogs, BBQ sandwiches, ice cream, popcorn and peanuts. There also will be baked goods for sale. There also will be continuous entertainment for adults and children, and more than 200 arts and crafts booths. Entertainment will include carnival rides along with polka, country, con-
temporary and German music. The sausage festival is a town fund-raiser, spearheaded by Elberta’s Volunteer Fire Department since 1978, and proceeds are used for improving not only the fire department, but the town as well. Additionally, local non-profit organizations also benefit from the festival through proceeds from their booth sales and parking lot fees. The festival is held twice a year –on the last Saturday of March and October. Each festival attracts about 30,000 visitors and about 7,000 pounds of sausage are sold. Although the recipe has changed somewhat over the years, the original secret recipe for Elberta’s sausage is credited to Alfred Stucki, who managed Elberta’s Locker Plant from 1953 until his death in 1973. Admission is free. No pets are allowed inside the park. For more information, go to www.elbertafire.com/festival.
At the movies
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. • Take a look: NASP’s MWR department has a newly redesigned website. To check it out, go to www.navymwrpensacola.com. • Aquatics Summer Camps and Swimming Lessons: Spring is upon us and that means it is time to start thinking about summer camps and swimming lessons. The MWR Aquatics department has several swimming lessons and summer camps for all skill levels and T h e ages. For details, contact the E a s t e r Aquatics depart- Bunny is ment at 452- coming to NASP for the Easter EggStrava9429. • Youth Cen- ganza from 12:30 p.m. ter First Tee Mil- to 4 p.m. April 4 at Blue itary Affiliate Angel Naval Recreation Program: The Area, 2100 Bronson program is now Field Road. The event being offered at will include an Easter the NASP Youth egg hunt, games, face Center. The First painting and a chance Tee Program is to meet the Easter open for author- Bunny. Celebrate the ized dependents Month of the Military ages 8-13 years Child. Activities will be old. Children at different times for learn life skills each age group. For and character more information, call e d u c a t i o n 453-6310. through golf. This free program began March 9. Beginners session will be every Monday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. through May 4 and an advanced session will be Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. through May 6. Register today at the NASP Youth Center, Bldg. 3690. For details, call 452-2417. • Mission Nutrition and NOFFS Classes: Two certifications in one class. Course dates for 2015 are April 22-23 at Corry Navy Wellness Center, Bldg. 3712, and Aug. 25-16, Radford at Radford Fitness Center, Bldg. 4143. Class times 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Nicole Gilchrest by phone at 452-7810 or by e-mail at nicole. firstname.lastname@example.org. • Hangout Music Fest: Get a military discount and save $40 on tickets for the Hangout Music Fest, which is scheduled for May 15-17 in Gulf Shores, Ala. For more information, contact the Information, Tickets and Travel (ITT) office at 452-6354. • Pensacola Veterinary Treatment Facility March Raffle: Warmer weather is just around the corner. Keep your pet fit, healthy and parasite-free by ensuring you have flea and heartworm prevention. Buy six months of flea or heartworm prevention and receive a raffle entry to win a FitBark for your dog. For appointments, call 452-6882.
“The Lazarus Effect,” PG-13, 3:30 p.m.; “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” R, 5:30 p.m., 8 p.m.; “SpongeBob the Movie: Sponge Out of Water” (2D), PG, 5 p.m; “Focus,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
“SpongeBob the Movie: Sponge Out of Water” (2D), PG, noon, 2 p.m.; “The Lazarus Effect,” PG13, 4 p.m.; “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” R, 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m.; “McFarland USA,” PG, 12:30 p.m.; “The DUFF,” PG-13, 3:10 p.m.; “Focus,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Hot Tub Time Machine 2,” R, 8 p.m.
“SpongeBob the Movie: Sponge Out of Water” (2D), PG, noon; “Seventh Son” (3D), PG-13, 4:30 p.m.; “Jupiter Ascending” (3D) PG-13, 7 p.m.; “The Lazarus Effect,” PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “Focus,” PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” R, 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
“SpongeBob the Movie: Sponge Out of Water” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” R, 7 p.m., “The DUFF,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Focus,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
“SpongeBob the Movie: Sponge Out of Water” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” R, 7 p.m., “The Lazarus Effect,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Focus,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
“SpongeBob the Movie: Sponge Out of Water” (2D), PG, FREE, 1 p.m., 4 p.m.; “Jupiter Ascending” (2D) PG-13, FREE, 7 p.m.; “McFarland USA,” PG, FREE, 2 p.m.; “Seventh Son” (2D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Hot Tub Time Machine 2,” R, FREE, 7:30 p.m.
“The Lazarus Effect,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” R, 7 p.m.; “The DUFF,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Focus,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. New hours are 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. You must sign up in advance for off-base trips. For more information, call 452-2372 or go to http://naspensacolamwr.com/singsail/liberty.htm.
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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 information by trained staff. Call: (877) 995-5247; click: www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247, CONUS; (202) 470-5546, OCONUS (may be extra charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to non-intimate partner adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services, safety interventions and/or transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim may report to his/her chain-ofcommand, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR VA, SARC, or others. NCIS shall be notified by the CO and/or the VA/SARC in unrestricted cases to begin investigation. Investigation results are provided to the offender’s CO for appropriate action/disposition. Restricted reporting allows a victim to have a confidential report, which does not trigger command or law enforcement notification and the victim may have a SAPR VA and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim may disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care professional and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 Victim Advocate, call 449-9231/2. For the Civilian Victim Advocate, call 293-4561. To contact the duty SARC, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.
Worship schedule NAS Pensacola Protestant • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Chapel choir, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge. • Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center. Roman Catholic • Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the All Faiths Chapel. • Confessions: 30 minutes before services. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Meeting: 6 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Thursday, J.B. McKamey Center. For information, call 452-2341. NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, fellowship hall vice conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, choir room vice sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday.
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Fleet and Family Support Center • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Contemporary worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by fellowship at 7:30 p.m. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Latter Day Saints • Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For information, call 452-6376. NAS Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. Friday. Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For information, call 623-7212. More services Jewish • Bʼnai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., services 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 433-7311. • Temple Beth El, 800 North Palafox St., services 7 p.m. Friday (6 p.m. first Friday of each month). For information, call 438-3321 or go to http://templebethelof pensacola.org. Seventh-day Adventist • Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1080 North Blue Angel Parkway, Bible studies at 9:30 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 4533442.
The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Time Management: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 30. You have all the time you need to get what you want done. The secret is using your time more effectively. Time management skills reduce stress. By understanding your time types you will be able to identify skills that will improve your effective use of time. For questions, or to register, call 452-5609. • Transition Transition GPS/The Entrepreneurship
Track: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 30-31, Bldg. 741. Note that the March class is full. The next class is scheduled for June 29 and 30. The two-day class for active and reserve Sailors separating from the Navy is taught by a Small Business Administration representative. For questions, or to register, call 452-5609. • Time to move: If you want help with your PCS move stop by the FFSC. Move.mil assist workshops are available at 4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. For information or to reserve a seat, call 452-5609.
Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach volunteer opportunities: • Food giveaway event: Harvest Community Outreach has scheduled a food giveaway event for 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 3, and volunteers will need to arrive at 6 a.m. Organizers would like to have 30 volunteers to help. • Big Brother Big Sister (BBBS) of Northwest Florida: Generally a 12month commitment, each volunteer will need to apply through the BBBS office. You will be able to choose from mentoring which allows you
to be a large part of the child’s life (site program), or mentoring the child in school (school program). The children can be anywhere in age from 6 years old to eighth grade coming primarily from single parent homes. For more information, go to www.bbbsnwfl.org. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report any hours you work to receive due recognition. For information on volunteer activities, call 452-2532 or e-mail SH2 Patricia Cooper at patricia.cooper@Navy.mil.
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East Hill home for sale. Four bedroom, two bath, 1520 sq. ft. Open floor plan. Hardwood/tile floors throughout, $165,000. 850-473-3983.
Costumes and alterations, affordable. 850696-8339
Museum quality interior painting and restoration. Faux finishes. 850-696-8339
April 4: Moving sale: 706 Jester Court, furniture and stuff. 8-1. Crowne Pointe. Employment
Need helper to work with me in yard. Two or three hours a day, once a week. $9 an hour.492-0275 or leave mes- Rocker /recliner, light sage beige leather 2 Merchandise at $100 each. 477-7182 Ty p e w r i t e r ,Smith Corona correcting selectric, like new, ribbons & fonts included. $125. 477-7182
Bavaria China Service for 12 with many extra serving pieces. White with silver rim. Perfect for entertaining. $400 cash for all. Location NE Pensacola. Also have silver, crystal, etc. All mint condition. Reasonable prices. Cash only. 432-3108
Wanted 25’ or iron, less pull trailer, New need slide. 612- mixer, toaster, in box, never 2122 opened. $11 each. 418-4614 Pets
One Ponderosa lemon tree, 30” tall in pot, loaded with blossoms. $200 cash. 497-9780
100% disabled Vietnam Vet needs adjustable bed, queen size. 4181903
Italian Greyhounds, AKC, males and females, shots and health certificates. For information call, 850-981-0228
Microwave with turn knob timer, excellent condition. $60. 418-4614
End tables, matching cherry and wrought iron. Excellent Articles for sale condition. $150 for both. 4182 ADULT 4614 LIFE-JACKETS. High Two Italian quality. Size Olive trees, 6’ large and x- tall, young, large. Paid $80 large pots, $25 a piece. Will each. Cash. Best sell for $40 a planted in wellpiece. Call 293- drained soil. 9445. 497-9780 Dinette set. 4 Chairs. Glass table top. Metal base and chairs. Cushions on chairs. Grayish metal with off-white cushions. Asking $150. Call 293-9445.
Collectible Porcelain Plates featuring Native Americans $15 each. Ceramic Kewpie dolls $5 each. Anacharis water plants & fishing flies 2 for $1. 2555591.
Italian laPavoni Europi c c o l a Professional lever style espresso machine, 8 cup, chrome, black base, 110 volts, cost new $800$1000. Excellent condition. $350 cash. 4979780. Complete music DJ setup; 2 Numark Axis 9 CD players, Pioneer DJM300 mixer, Odyssey flight case, headphones, interface, cables. Paid over $1300 new. Asking $500. (251) 272-9773 Christopher.D.L email@example.com il
Guitar, fullsize acoustic, Ya m a h a , SJ180. Fullsize. Retails $400. Cheapest eBay price, $250. Sell for $125. 4549486
27’ Sportscraft Cabin Cruiser needs engine and transmission, hull good. Kept in dry dock. $2000. 2555591
2003 Chevy Silverado extended cab. 128,000 miles. Good condition. Sliding top for bed. $8,000. Call 850-492- Carolina skiff Tree stand for 5317 after 6 pm. CC J14, Johson deer hunters, 850-501-6548 35, gal trailer, $2,000 obo. most expensive daytime. 346-1426 or model, old man climber, like Motorcycles 292-2985 new, $100. Compare at 2003 Kawasaki Real Estate $300. 497- 1600 Vulcan Homes for rent 1167 motorcycle. Bedroom 17,488 miles. 2 Crossbow, car- Bags, locking T o w n h o m e bon express, trunk, w/s & available For shoots 325 ft. lots more. Very Rent now - 1.5 W/D per second, in- good condition. bath, cludes 10 bolts, Garage kept. hook-ups, firedeck quiver, rifle $4,500. 255- place, and plenty of scope, string 5591. storage. Pool cocker, crank Tennis cocker and 2005 Suzuki and case. 175 lb. Blvd crusier court. $850. pull. Retail with voyager kit 850-791-8456 value over making it a Call $750. New trike. Can be c o n d i t i o n , converted to 2 433-1166 $300. 417- wheels in min1694 utes. Priced to ext. 24 and sell. Garage this spot 32” Panasonic kept, 777-9831 could be HD TV $100 obo. 346-1426 Misc Motors yours. or 292-2985 2006 DutchHot tub, seats man Denali 28’ five, like new, 5th Wheel Bunk $1400. Men’s House. Pac-nbicycle, $30. P l a y , 455-2966 Am/Fm/DVD player. One Motors owner/garage Autos for sale kept. $15,500. 850-516-3406 Mazda Miata or 850-453OEM style 1949 fiberglass hard top and extra Bayliner Deckh a r d w a r e . boat 197SD, Great shape. 2007 w/trailer. $650 obo. Low hours, 346-1426 or many extras. 292-2985 Priced to sell. 777-9831
2/1 house between Palafox and Pace Blvd. (850) 434-2962 Homes for sale
4/3 plus office, detached 20’ patio, 2300 sqft. On east shore of Perdido Bay. Backs up to Bayou Marcus Canal. Vinyl fenced backyard, wall to wall carpeting, walk in closets, 3 car garage, two electric boat lifts, hurricane doors and shutters. Schools: Helen Cairo, Jim Bailey and Escambia. $339,000. 291-6698
Horse boarding, basic package, twice daily fee, stall, pasture, $275. Additional cost if we provide feed, $75. Various skill levels of horse training and riding lessons. Deploying military most welcome. 10 percent of fee goes to military non-profit. Premises cured. Three openings. 850-209-9503 Child daycare provided in my home in Montclair. CPR cert i f i e d , b a c k g ro u n d checked, college graduate, retired profess i o n a l , references available upon request. Reasonable rates. 850-380-7863
Will haul off unwanted riding mowers for free. 776-9051
Museum design and fabrication. Custom sculpture. 850696-8339
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