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Sexual Assault Awareness Month events onboard NAS Pensacola ... This April, the Department of Defense is observing its 10th annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) with the theme “Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault.” The NAS Pensacola community will host several awareness events across the installation including: • Fridays in April, “Lights On for Sexual Assault Awareness.” • April 8-10, 11 a.m.1 p.m. Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) tables at the NEX food court, hosted by SAPR Victim Advocates (VAs). • April 25, 8:30 a.m. The Second Annual Amazing SAPR Race (see your SAPR POC to sign up your team). For more information on SAAM events, call FFSC at 452-5990.

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Zero tolerance for sexual assaults By Jason Bortz NHP PAO

Sexual Assault Awareness Month proclamation signed onboard NASP by base CO, NETC commander Story, photo by Mike O’Connor Gosport Associate Editor

As victim advocates looked on, NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins and Commander, Naval Education Training Command Rear Adm. Mike White signed a proclamation declaring April to be Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) onboard NASP. The proclamation was signed April

1 during an open house at NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC). “This is a great opportunity for us to get out of the day-to-day and capture our commitment to solving this crime,” Hoskins told the group. NETC commander White addressed the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) and victim advocate personnel directly. “I really look forward to looking all of

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and the DoD theme for this year is “Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault.” Sexual assault awareness does not start and stop in April, but SAAM is an opportunity for the DoD to reinforce its efforts to prevent and eliminate sexual assault. “Sexual assault is a crime and affects not only the victims, but the entire command,” said Cmdr. Marc Jasek, sexual assault forensic nurse program manager, Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP). Naval Hospital Pensacola takes an active role in preventing and educating Sailors about sexual assault. Leadership at the hospital has worked to create a climate of trust and professionalism that does not tolerate sexual assault, sexual harassment nor sexism. “We encourage our Sailors to stop sexual assault and protect each other,” said Jasek. “We need everyone to be committed to creating an environment where sexual harassment, sexual assaults and sexist behaviors are not tolerated.” Despite all of the emphasis placed on

Lt. Sarah Wade, division officer, Naval Hospital Pensacola Ear Nose and Throat Clinic; and Lt. Cmdr. Andreas Stiller, nurse practitioner, perform a forensic exam on a simulated sexual assault victim at the hospital March 26.

sexual assault prevention and response by the DoD, sexual assault still occurs. In 2012, there were more than 3,000 reports of sexual assault involving service members. “One case of sexual assault is too many,” said Jasek. “No one, male or female, should have to be a victim of sexual assault. There is no place for sexual assault in the Navy or any workplace.” Education on sexual assault and the

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NASP CID sweeps Retention Excellence Award By Gary Nichols NASP CID PAO

For the third year in a row NAS Pensacola’s Center for Information Dominance (CID) has received the Navy’s Retention Excellence Award. In addition to CID, all four of CID’s subordinate commands – CID Unit Corry Station, CID Unit Monterey, Navy Marine Corps Intelligence Training Cen-

ter (NMITC) and Fleet Intelligence Training Center (FITC) – also were selected as repeat winners for the Retention Excellence Award. Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. William F. “Bill” Moran announced the results of the fiscal year 2013 Retention Excellence Awards Feb. 27. “These successful commands have implemented and maintained the six key programs that form the foundation of a success-

ful retention effort,” Moran wrote in his message. “These programs, when properly implemented and executed are a strategic investment in our Navy’s future. Congratulations and well done.” “This award – the third year in a row for the Center for Information Dominance – is yet another indicator that CID continues to be one of the Navy’s top performing learning centers,” CID Command Master Chief Travis Brummer said. “CID and its four

commands swept the Retention Excellence Award. That achievement is truly extraordinary, and is a real testament to the outstanding quality of our Sailors.” The Retention Excellence Award, previously known as the “Golden Anchor Award,” was established to recognize commands for sustaining superior levels of military retention. To qualify for the award, commands must achieve a minimum score of 85 points on their annual

command career information program review. Other factors that go toward the award include benchmarks, which indicate the commands have an effective retention program in place to support the Sailors. CID Commanding Officer Capt. Susan K. Cerovsky said she was proud of her Sailors, instructors and staff for winning this award for the third year in a

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NAMI aerospace medicine residents showcase research at UWF By NMOTC PAO

Three aerospace medicine residents at the U.S. Navy’s premier facility for aeromedical training had their research featured during a University of West Florida and Florida Blue event March 28. Aerospace medicine residents U.S. Army Lt. Col. Kevin Cummings and Capt. Joseph Pavelites, along with Cmdr. Carlos Gomez-Sanchez – all from the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute (NAMI) Combined Army/Navy Aerospace Medicine Residency – had their research highlighted during the event. Since July 2011, all naval aerospace medicine residents obtain their master’s of

public health (MPH) through the University of West Florida, something NAMI research coordinator Cmdr. G. Merrill Rice said has been a mutually beneficial partnership. “This relationship has been tremendously successful over the last two years,” he said. “With the guidance of UWF faculty and staff, the aerospace residents have presented 12 original research projects at national conferences and have recently won the 2013 Navywide Academic Research Competition, a competition they are again competing for later on this month.”

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Blue Angels first practice at NAS Pensacola ... More than 20,000 people attended the first practice of the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, at NASP March 26. NAS Pensacola personnel are reminded to be cognizant of the lunchtime traffic situation, typically from 12:20-1 p.m., when the crowds are leaving the base. Photo by Aly Altonen

NASP Energy-A-Thon coming April 22 ... NAS Pensacola MWR is holding an “Energy-A-Thon” sports and workout event April 22, from 9 a.m.-noon at the Radford Center. The Earth Day event will showcase energy conservation through partnering base energy departments with local power utility Gulf Power, NASP Recycling, Starbucks, MWR Aquatics and NASP’s marinas at Sherman Cove and Bayou Grande. Program includes • Zumba at 9 a.m. • Buff at 10 a.m. • Box Mania at 11 a.m. • Spin at 11:15 a.m. • For more information, call 452-9845.

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CPOs celebrate 121 years at NASP By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

Navy chiefs from Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) came together April 1 to mark the 121st birthday of the chief petty officer (CPO) rank. The celebration started with morning colors at command headquarters, the Walter L. Richardson Building, Bldg. 1500. YNC Justen Davis and ACCS Trent Hathaway raised the flag as NASP Command Master Chief Jeff Grosso and members of the NASP Chiefs’ Mess stood at attention. More than 100 CPOs assembled for a

photo in front of the headquarters before adjourning to the Lighthouse Point CPO Club for a birthday luncheon, which included a cake-cutting ceremony by the oldest and youngest chief in attendance. Gordon Daly, a retired CPO, represented the oldest chief in attendance and ATC (AW) James Buchanan from Naval Air Technical Training Center represented the youngest chief. Buchanan said he appreciates what he can learn from meeting experienced veterans such as Daly, who retired in 1988. “It is good to get to talk to someone who came way before us and paved the

NASP CMC Jeff Grosso, left, and other NASP command master chiefs stand behind ATC (AW) James Buchanan and retired CPO Gordon Daly, as they cut a cake at Lighthouse Point CPO Club April 1. Photo by Janet Thomas.

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reporting process will continue to be emphasized to reduce the number of sexual assaults and eventually reach the goal of eliminating them all together. To reach this goal, the entire DoD community needs to be committed to removing sexual assault entirely, which includes reporting

way for the rest of us to be where we are today,” Buchanan said. “It is people like him that made all of this possible, and we are fortunate to be here and to be able to carry on that tradition that he started so many years ago.” Grosso saw the gathering of the chiefs as a great opportunity to network. He said that he hopes there will be more of these type of events throughout the year. “I think it is great for our 121st birthday to bring all of NAS Pensacola chiefs together. I mean this is a great turnout,” Grosso said. Grosso said there are about 300 chiefs

Chief petty officers from the Center for Information Dominance (CID) headquarters onboard NASP Corry Station hoist the national ensign during morning colors on April 1. Photo by Gary Nichols

incidents. “Victims of sexual assault are often reluctant to report them,” said Jasek. “They may feel embarrassed or fear retaliation. Even worse, they may fear the command won’t believe or support them, but leadership here supports anyone filing a report.” Victims of sexual assault have the choice of filing unrestricted or

restricted reports. Restricted reports can be made to a victim advocate and while services such as counseling and medical treatment are offered, the victim’s command is not notified and participating in a criminal investigation is optional. An unrestricted report initiates an official investigation and the victim’s command authorities are immediately noti-

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you in the eye, you who are in the frontlines in battling sexual assault, and thank you for what you do every day,” White said. “You are at the raw, emotional end of this horrible crime, and you make a difference each and every day.” White touched on the many different backgrounds and circumstances that Navy recruits come from, and the need to instill the Navy’s core values of honor, courage and commitment in preventing sexual assault. “It’s making a difference,” he said. “We care deeply for our young Sailors and Marines. With what each of you do every day, and by following this proclamation, we’re protecting these young men and women who have chosen to serve.”

row, and continuing a CID tradition of keeping quality Sailors in the Navy. “Bravo zulu to our commands,” she said. “This is really a team effort and by reaching these retention goals, we are doing our part to fulfill the CNO’s priority of meeting current challenges while building a relevant and capable future force.”

YNC Justen Davis, left, and ACCS Trent Hathaway perform the morning’s colors ceremony April 1 onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Photo by Mike O’Connor

fied. Restricted reports can be changed to unrestricted, but a victim cannot change an unrestricted to restricted. “Whether a person chooses to file an unrestricted or restricted report, the important thing is to file a report so they can receive the care they need,” Jasek said. To report an incident of sexual assault, contact the SAFE

CID Career Counselor Eric Tremaine said the award was the result of a unified team effort across the CID domain to retain the best and brightest Sailors and instructors. “This achievement would not have been possible without the phenomenal Sailors who volunteered to serve as collateral duty career counselors throughout our domain,” he said. “These counselors have guided our Sailors with exceptional results.”

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The event, designed to highlight Florida Blue’s impact on the education of Northwest Florida’s health care professionals through its continued support of UWF programs, also saw the announcement of a $100,000 gift to support UWF’s health-related programs. Rice added that NAMI aerospace medicine residents’ continued participation not only serves to further the Navy’s aeromedicine programs, but also cements an existing relationship. “The research projects our residents are involved in and the investigative skills they obtain through the MPH program at UWF are invaluable for these future leaders in military medicine,” he said. “This highlights this fruitful local collaboration.” Graduates from the combined Army/Navy aerospace medicine residency go on to perform senior medical assignments for both the Army and the Navy, such as brigade surgeon and senior medical of-

in NASP’s senior enlisted community, but because of assignments some chiefs were not able to attend the luncheon. “Having more than 150 to 200 chiefs here is actually phenomenal,” he said. The luncheon program focused on the history of the chief petty officer. Achieving the CPO rank is held in high regard and is one of the Navy’s longstanding traditions. Before April 1, 1893, chief was just a title assigned by a commanding officer to the most senior first class petty officer in each rate. That changed when President Benjamin Harrison established the rank of chief petty officer with General Order 409.

Helpline at (877) 995-5247. Throughout the month of April, NHP will be hosting several events to increase awareness on sexual assault, such as training for sexual assault forensic examiners, a scavenger hunt and a proclamation signing to stop sexual assault. NHP will also be posting sexual assault information on the NHP Facebook page.

The Center for Information Dominance (CID), based at Corry Station, is the Navy’s learning center that leads, manages and delivers Navy and joint forces training in information operations, information warfare, information technology, cryptology and intelligence. For more information about CID, visit http://www. netc. navy. mil/ centers/ ceninfodom.

ficer aboard aircraft carriers. NAMI is a component of the Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC), the recognized global leader in operational medical and aviation survival training, which reports to Navy Medicine Education and Training Command (NMETC). NMETC manages Navy Medicine’s formal enlisted and officer education and training programs, medical operational training for medical and medical support personnel deploying worldwide, and training that prepares aviators and flight crews to survive in land and water mishaps. NAMI, NMOTC and NMETC are all part of the Navy Medicine team, a global health care network of Navy medical professionals around the world who provide high-quality health care to eligible beneficiaries. Navy Medicine personnel deploy with Sailors and Marines worldwide, providing critical mission support aboard ships, in the air, under the sea and on the battlefield.

Pen Air FCUʼs Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society raises $25,000 ... The annual Pen Air Federal Credit Union (FCU) Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) scheduled for March 28 at the A.C. Read Golf Club onboard NAS Pensacola had to be canceled because of rain, but players were able to take part in pre-tournament festivities which included door prize drawings, 50/50 split ticket cash prize, lunch and check presentation ceremony. “Well, after 14 years of hosting this tournament, I guess we were bound to eventually have to pay our dues to Mother Nature. We will host this tournament again next year and hope to have another full turnout,” said Stu Ramsey, Pen Air FCU president/CEO. “The good news is Pen Air Federal Credit Union is still able to support the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society from our proceeds.” The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society will use the funds raised to assist with financial aid and counseling support to military families, according to Mark Harden, director of the local NMCRS chapter. The funds raised from this year’s tournament will be used right away in the form of interest free loans to military personnel and their families. Photo by Mike O’Connor

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Keeping more of your money: TSP plans explained By Lt. Chao Pan Region Legal Service Office Southeast


he Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is a defined-contribution plan available to civilian and military employees of the United States government, akin to the 401(k) plans found in the private sector. TSP recently rolled out a new “Roth” option for civilian and military members. The following article will explain the differences between the Roth TSP and traditional TSP options, and how the TSP interacts with other retirement plans, such as individual retirement arrangements (IRAs). The fundamental difference between the Roth TSP and the traditional TSP is that contributions to a Roth TSP are taxed as income in the tax year in which the contributions were earned and are generally not taxed upon withdrawal at retirement, while contributions to a traditional TSP are not taxed in the tax year in which the contributions were earned (they are deductible), but are taxed upon withdrawal at retirement.

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The bottom line is that the higher your current income, the higher the marginal income tax bracket you are likely to be in. The higher your current marginal income tax bracket, the more advantageous the Roth TSP. Traditional TSP Let’s say PO2 Jones has no dependents and has a taxable of income of $25,000 per year. If he contributes $6,000 to a traditional TSP, he will only be taxed on $19,000 of income that year (minus any other deductions and exemptions he is eligible for). When he withdraws the funds in retirement after age 59½, however, the withdrawals will be considered ordinary income and a tax bill will become due. He may start making withdrawals before age 59½, but it may be subject

to penalties. Roth TSP If PO2 Jones decided to make a Roth TSP contribution, however, he would make contributions on an after-tax basis. The $6,000 he originally set aside for his contribution would be reduced to $5,100 (the tax man takes out 15 percent since he is in the 15 percent marginal income tax bracket), but when he begins withdrawing at age 59½, he won’t get another tax bill. Which one is right for me? Ultimately, the main reason to prefer one account over another is an investor’s marginal tax rate at the time of contribution and at the time of withdrawal (retirement). If an investor is in a high tax bracket today, he may want to reduce his taxable income through contributions to his traditional TSP. This is especially true if he expects to be in a lower tax bracket in retirement. Remember, the higher a taxpayer’s income, the higher the marginal tax bracket he’ll generally find himself in. If an investor is young and just starting out his career, however, a Roth TSP may be more tempting. All else being equal, SN Jones is probably paying less in taxes than PO2 Jones or CPO Jones, so SN

Jones probably wouldn’t get as much benefit from a lower taxable income today. The Roth TSP is also a good option if an investor believes that tax rates will rise in the future. Likewise, it’s a bad option if an investor believes that tax rates will generally fall in the future. Based on the above, it is likely that while one option may be better for SN Jones, another may make more sense for Capt. Jones. Mixing it up If an investor does not know which way tax rates will go, what his tax rate will be in retirement, or anything else about the future, he can invest in both the traditional TSP and the Roth TSP. For instance, he can invest money in his traditional TSP one year and the next year switch his contributions over to his Roth TSP. Contribution limits For the TSP, contributions can usually only be made as a deduction from current pay. In total, an individual can only contribute $17,500 per year into a TSP account for tax year 2013 ($23,000 if the individual is at least age 50). This limit generally applies across TSP, 401(k), and 403(b) accounts. For example, an individual younger than 50 can contribute

$10,000 towards his Roth TSP and $7,500 towards his 401(k) in the same tax year (assuming he has a second job that allows it), but cannot contribute $17,500 towards his Roth TSP and $17,500 towards his 401(k). This limit does not include any employer match. A small note abut IRAs With all this talk of TSP, it is important to note that there is a difference between the TSP and IRAs. While both come in traditional and Roth flavors, it is important to keep in mind that these are separate accounts. The annual contribution limit for an IRAs is currently $5,500, or $6,500 if the investor is age 50 or older. This limit is in addition to the limits above for TSP/401(k)/403(b). This means that an individual under age 50 can contribute both $17,500 to his traditional TSP account and an additional $5,500 to his Roth IRA in the same tax year. For more information, visit your local legal assistance office or go to https://www. eligibility/traditionalRoth Contributions.shtml. The NAS Pensacola Region Legal Service Office is at 161 Turner St., Bldg. 624, Suite B, second deck, or call 452-3730.

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Runners rock with Elvis at NASP By Jason Bortz Naval Hospital Pensacola PAO

Approximately 2,500 runners took part in the first ever Blue Angels Rock N Fly Half Marathon and 5K March 29 aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP). Despite heavy rains the day before, runners representing 41 states turned out. Plans to bring a race of this magnitude back to NASP, which years ago hosted the Blue Angels Marathon, began almost a year ago and required support from all of the local commands. All of the proceeds from the race will go to the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society and the 2014 Navy Ball for the Pensacola commands. “This race was a true testimony of teamwork by all of the commands here to bring a race back NASP CO Capt. to (NASP),” said Keith Hoskins NASP Comspeaks before the manding Officer race. Photo by Capt. Keith Jason Bortz Hoskins. “The race supported a great cause with the majority of the profits going to provide financial assistance to Marines and Sailors through the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society.” The event featured music, karaoke stations, local Pensacola bands and even Elvis impersonators. There was also a mullet and rocker outfit contest. The encore Blue Angels Half Marathon and 5K is already scheduled for March 2015. For more information, go to

Runners, some in costume, approach the starting line for the Blue Angels Rock N Fly Half Marathon and 5K March 29 aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Approximately 2,500 runners participated. Photo by Jason Bortz

Above: Runners receive medals after completing the half marathon portion of the race. More than 300 volunteers helped make the race a success. At left: Michael Padilla and Brad Carey kick off the race by performing a rendition of the National Anthem on electric guitars. Photos by Jason Bortz

Above: A runner carrying a U.S. flag travels along the race course with other participants. At right: A karaoke station featuring an Elvis impersonator was a sample of the musical entertainment set up to motivate runners. Photos by MC1 James Stenberg

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USS Carl Vinson crash and salvage team conducts proficiency training as first team through revised course Story, photo by Lt. Jonathan Bacon NATTC PAO

A flight deck crash and salvage team from the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) completed refresher training at Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) March 15. During their week at the training center, team members received hands-on training in fighting flight deck fires, proper crash and salvage procedures, and safely lifting and moving damaged aircraft. Carl Vinson’s crash and salvage team came to NATTC, onboard NAS Pensacola, for the specialized training to bring new members up to speed and to refresh veteran members’ skills. ABHC Bradley Johnson, Carl Vinson’s crash and salvage team leading chief petty officer (LCPO), explained that half of Carl Vinson’s crash and salvage team has transferred and been replaced since the team last visited NATTC a year and a half ago for training. Johnson explained that coming to Pensacola is vital to getting all of his new members up to speed and working as a team before their upcoming deployment “We practice on the ship, but there is only so much you can learn from just reading the book, running drills, or just simulating something,” said Johnson. “The new team members learn so much more here where they can move actual aircraft, fight live fires, and get real

hands on experience.” Since the Carl Vinson team last visited NATTC, in 2012, the Crash and Salvage course has been updated based on input from the fleet, and to make the training even more realistic. ABH3 Devin Shughart, is one of the remaining team members who was on the team last time they came to Pensacola, and said the changes to the course have greatly increased its value. “The course is even more hands on this time, and the training is more realistic,” said Shughart. “We now enter the aircraft and retrieve the pilot while the fire is being fought on the outside. I think it gives the new team members a greater sense of what it will be like.” The changes to the course are based upon fleet feedback and what a crash and salvage team will actually do in an emergency. The teams now use the A/S 32 P-25 firefighting vehicle to clear a path to the cabin door on Mobile Aircraft Firefighting Training Device (MAFTD). While hose teams fight the exterior fire on the MAFTD, a team enters the smoke filled aircraft, retrieves the simulated crewman, “Rescue Randy,” and exits the plane. Another element that has been added is that after the fires have been put out, an overhaul team goes through with a thermal imaging camera, looking for remaining hot spots that need to be extinguished and cooled. ABH1 Charles Ellis, an instructor at NATTC, spoke about

The flight deck crash and salvage team from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conduct aircraft firefighting training on Naval Air Technical Training Center’s (NATTC) Mobile Aircraft Firefighting Training Device (MAFTD). Crash and salvage teams travel to NATTC at NAS Pensacola every 18 months to receive specialized training for new members and refresh veteran members’ skills.

the valuable feedback that the fleet teams provide as they go through the training. “We use the feedback each team provides to help the next team that comes through,” he said. “We will take a lesson learned or good technique from one ship and teach it to the next.” For Ellis, being an instructor at NATTC is personally rewarding. “I train these Sailors as they go through ‘A’ school, and then see them as they come back through as members of the crash and salvage teams. I get to watch them ‘grow up’ in the fleet,” he added. Since its commissioning in 1942, NATTC has been committed to delivering training and

increasing readiness within the Naval Aviation Enterprise. NATTC graduates approximately 15,000 Navy and Marine students annually. The majority of the student population is made up of enlisted personnel attending “A” schools, where they are learning the skills and knowledge required to perform as apprentice level technicians in the fleet. The center also provides airman apprenticeship training, personal financial management, and shipboard aircraft firefighting training. NATTC’s advanced schools provide higher level technical knowledge for senior petty officers, and technical training for

officers in aviation fuels, carrier air traffic control center operations, amphibious air traffic control center operations, aircraft launch and recovery equipment, and shipboard aircraft fire fighting. Additionally, NATTC supports the fleet by providing team training to ships personnel during their pre-deployment workups, to ensure that shipboard personnel have the proficiency required to take their ship on deployment, after a prolonged period in port. For more information about Naval Air Technical Training Center, visit https://www. netc. navy. mil/ centers/ cnatt/ nattc/ Default.aspx.



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Conatser to assume command of VT-3 From Jay Cope NASWF PAO


he final Air Force squadron commanding officer serving at Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) will step down today, April 4, during a change of command ceremony in the installation’s atrium building at 10:03 a.m. Training Squadron Three has alternated Air Force and Navy commanding officers since 1995. Lt. Col. Brian Schafer will be the final Air Force commanding officer to pass the command flag for a Training Air Wing Five squadron. Cmdr. Judd Conatser, Schafer’s executive officer, will take charge of the command upon his departure. Under Schafer’s command Training Squadron Three flew more hours, completed more syllabus flights, and produced more primary graduates than any other Training Wing Five Primary Flight Training Squadron. Not only

did the squadron have the highest production under his leadership, it also proved to be the most efficient, earning the CNATRA Training Excellence Award and Vice Adm. Goldthwaite Award for 2012. The awards honored VT-3 as the premier training squadron during an extremely difficult time, as the squadron transitioned from the T-34 TurboMentor to the T-6B Texan II. VT-3 was the first squadron to undergo the changeover and established the standards and routines followed by subsequent squadron transitions. VT-3 developed numer-

ous training innovations during Schafer’s tenure, improving the quality of student graduates and efficiently managing valuable resources. The squadron developed “Knight School” to bridge the gap between the computerbased training provided in ground school and the high-paced flight line instruction provided by active duty instructors. This three-week course reduced overhead sorties by 83 percent and decreased checkride failures by 81 percent. Recently, the Red Knights added to the syllabus by introducing “Instrument Knight School.” This program is in direct response to student requests on end

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of course critiques and the success and popularity of the initial Knight School program. Schafer leaves the “Red Knights” to work in the Pentagon with the office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It is the next step in his career that began in 1995 as a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. His first assignment took him to the 4th Space Launch Squadron at Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB) before beginning Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training at Vance AFB in 1998. Two years later, Schafer graduated from the 1st Fighter Squadron at Tyndall AFB. After serving with the 44th

Fighter Squadron “Bats,” the 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron, the 95th Fighter Squadron, the 83rd Fighter Weapons Squadron, the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group and the 4th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron, Schafer was sent to Air Command and Staff College. As a student of the political military affairs strategy program, he was selected as an embassy immersion fellow to the country of Nigeria, where he served as a political officer in the United States Embassy in Abuja. He has more than 2,600 flight hours, including more than 600 combat hours in more than 120 sorties during Operation Southern Watch and Operation Enduring Freedom. Conatser takes command of VT-3 after nearly 18 years of naval service. He is a 1996 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and earned his wings of gold in 1998. Following the P-3 Fleet Replacement Squadron, Conatser reported to the Fighting Tigers of Patrol Squadron Eight in

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Brunswick, Maine, where he flew missions during Operations Deliberate Forge and Joint Guardian. He followed that tour with service as a fleet replacement squadron instructor pilot in VP-30, assistant strike operations officer onboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), department head in VP-8, flying missions to support operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, and defense sensitive support officer and focal point program control officer for U.S. Africa Command in Stuttgart, Germany. Cmdr. Jade L. Lepke will replace Conatser as the executive officer for the squadron.

NAS Whiting Field opens RV park By Don Inman NAS Whiting Field MWR

Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) Commanding Officer Capt. Matthew Coughlin cut the red ribbon, and as the two ends fell apart, the new NASWF Morale, Welfare, Recreation (MWR) RV Park was officially open. Dubbed “Clear Creek RV Park,” the facility had its ribbon cutting ceremony March 13, with its first tenant moving in March 21. The park was awarded as a Navy construction project in November of 2012, and is nestled just outside the west gate along Magda Village Lane. The 10-site park backs up to a wooded area and the facility is dotted with beautiful trees, shrubs and other land-

scaping. The 10 sites measure 20’-by40’ and provide full hook-ups (water, sewer, electrical) with 30/50 amp electrical. A shower and laundry facility makes the camping experience convenient. “We are proud to be able to offer another service to our patrons,” said MWR Director Joseph Vukovcan. “Clear Creek RV Park should provide easy access to the base facilities as well as quick access to the tremendous natural resources of Santa Rosa County.” Clear Creak RV Park is about 20 minutes from Interstate 10, approximately 8 miles north of Highway 90. The park is close to other outdoor recreational opportunities such as walking and hiking trails, off-road biking, sports fields, fishing and is convenient to other

amenities. Travelers do not have to go far to find the local NEX, commissary, barber shop, swimming pools and a state-of-the-art fitness center. There’s also a large inventory of Outdoor Adventure’s equipment, such as canoes, kayaks, bikes, campers and camping supplies to rent. “This new addition to the Navy’s RV park system provides just one more opportunity for our patrons to find convenient stops along a vacation route, stay in the comfort and security confines of a military base, and offers a chance to get away from busy dayto-day life,” Vukovcan emphasized. Rates are $20/day, $115/week and $350/month for active-duty and retirees; $24/day, $135/week, and $400/month for other authorized patrons.

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Commanding Officer NAS Whiting Field Capt. Matthew Coughlin performs a ribbon cutting ceremony for NASWF MWR’s Clear Creek RV Park grand opening March 13. The facility has 10 sites available for RVs with electric, water and sewer hookups. There is also a handicapped accessible bathhouse and coin-operated laundry facility. Wifi and cable/satellite will be coming soon. For more information, call Outdoor Adventure at (850) 623-7670. Photo by Ens. Lindsay Grover

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Galley adds new phone menu line

Partyline submissions

The Naval Air Station Pensacola Galley has a new recorded menu line. For a listing of what is on the daily lunch and dinner menus, call 452-7059. You can also find galley information at https://

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

New IMAX film focuses on lemurs

A new IMAX film, “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar,” is opening today, April 4, at the National Naval Aviation Museum onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The documentary follows Dr. Patricia C. Wright’s mission to help lemurs, the highly evolved creatures who arrived on Madagascar millions of years ago as castaways but are now highly endangered. Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman narrates the Grated film. Show times are 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets cost $8.75 ($8.25 for ages 5 to 12 or 62 and older, military or foundation members). Admission is free for ages 4 and younger. For more information, call 4532025 or go to

Fleet reserve group has a new home

The officers and shipmates of Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 22, has scheduled a new home warming from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, April 5. The group’s new home is at 885 North 70th Ave. Branch President Bob Hall open the event. Escambia County Commissioner Wilson Robertson will speak, and a short ceremony will follow. Lunch will be served. The Pensacola FRA branch was chartered July 7, 1934. Regular meetings are at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of the month. For more information, call 455-0507 or e-mail

NEX plans fashion show, other events

Several events are on the schedule for April at the Pensacola Navy Exchange mall, 5600 Highway 98 West. • A spring fashion show is scheduled for 1 p.m. tomorrow, April 5. • An Everything Baby Sale is scheduled to continue through April 15. Items including cribs, changing tables and dresser displays can be found in the home gallery, furniture department. • Children can have their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny from 1 to 3 p.m. April 11. • An Earth Day Fair and Farmers’ Market is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18. For more information, call Andrea Beck at 4588250.

Get a taste of Perdido Key at festival

Get “a taste of Perdido” today and tomorrow, April 4-5, during the Perdido Key Wine and Art Festival outside the new Visitor Information Center, 15500 Perdido Key Drive. A VIP event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today, April 4. Cost is $25 each or $45 per couple. Admission is free from noon to 8 p.m. tomorrow, April 5, when people can enjoy more food and live music. For $15 you will receive a souvenir glass and tickets to taste five wines. For tickets, go to For more information, go to or call 492-4660.

April 5 child safety event announced

KlaasKids Foundation and Hill-Kelly Dodge Chrysler Jeep are presenting a print-a-thon event to promote and educate families about child safety from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 5 at Hill-Kelly Dodge Chrysler Jeep, 6171 Pensacola Blvd. Each participating child will receive a comprehensive packet of child safety tools. Foundation founder Marc Klaas is scheduled to be present. As a service to the community Hill-Kelly Dodge Chrysler Jeep is underwriting this program so that there is no charge to families. For more information, call 476-9078.

Members of DFC Society to meet

The Pensacola Chapter of the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Society will meet at Franco’s Italian restaurant, 523 East Gregory St., at 11:30 a.m. April 10. The military award of the DFC is made to aviators and crew members of all services and civilians for heroism and achievement during aerial flight.

Meetings are open to members, active duty and retired, spouses, significant others and those interested. Meetings are the second Thursday of every other month. For more information, call Joe Brewer at 453-9291 or go to

Antarctic Explorers to meet April 5

Gulf Coast Group Chapter of the Old Antarctic Explorers Association (OAEA) will meet at noon, tomorrow, April 5, at the Shrimp Basket Restaurant, 709 North Navy Blvd. All members, family or interested parties who have been to Antarctica or who may have an interest in Antarctica are welcome to attend. For more information, call 456-3556.

Teens can audition for roles in play

The Southeastern Teen Shakespeare Company (SETSCO) will hold auditions for its upcoming production of “The Taming of the Shrew” at 2 p.m. April 12 in the large meeting room of the West Florida Public Library, 239 North Spring St. Actors ages 13-19 are eligible to audition for supporting roles. Lead roles will be filled company members. No experience is necessary to audition. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Information about roles, performance dates and rehearsals can be found on the group’s web site. For more information, go to

T-6 Texan Trot scheduled for April 26

The 455th Flying Training Squadron Booster Club has scheduled the T-6 Texan Trot for 8 a.m. April 26. The timed fun run will follow a course around the taxiways and runway of Sherman Field. The run also will celebrate the 100th anniversary of NAS Pensacola. The race is open to DoD cardholders only and will be capped at 500 participants. Cost is $25. For more information, go to www.t6texan

Flight Academy expanding programs

The National Flight Academy (NFA) is preparing for its third summer season, and it is also expanding the number and type of programs that it offers. As a result, the NFA is looking for certified teachers who would like part-time employment facilitating 7th to 12th grade students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Applicants should be comfortable with math and science topics, and an aviation background is helpful but not required. Candidates can e-mail a their resumes to

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Month of the Military Child

Military Child Month salutes children’s contributions By Terri Moon Cronk American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON – During April’s Month of the Military Child, the Defense Department recognizes the support provided by and sacrifices made by military children, said Barbara Thompson, director of DoD’s office of family policy/children and youth. Since 1983, DoD has recognized military children for the support they provide to their families. There are now 1.8 million children in the military system, Thompson said. “Military children, youth and teens are an integral part of their military parent because they stand by them, they’re proud of them, they recognize their

sacrifices and they take on additional responsibilities to meet the needs of their families,” she said. Military children also receive national-level recognition, Thompson said. Following a presidential study directive in January 2011, she said, the cabinet secretaries signed a letter of support from their departments to military communities. Based on that directive, DoD has partnered with the Department of Agriculture and Health and Human Services to increase the availability of high-quality child care off the installation, she said, adding that 66 percent of military families live off base. Thompson said she hopes civilian communities will also reach out to

military children. “Our military children are embedded in their school systems and their neighborhoods,” she said. Military installations will celebrate the Month of the Military Child with activities such as parades, face painting, carnivals and other events that children enjoy, Thompson said. Activities information, she said, will be available through base newspapers, youth centers, child development center and family support centers. Even though the number of children with a deployed parent has decreased because of the U.S. military’s drawdown in Afghanistan, military families continue to face deployments, humanitarian missions and training,

A little girl waits for her dad as the guided-missile frigate USS Doyle (FFG 39) returns to homeport after a six-month deployment to the Caribbean and eastern Pacific Ocean in a previous years’ deployment. Photo by MC2(SW) Sunday Williams

Thompson said. Regardless of the mission, military families are

separated during times of holidays and children’s birthdays, she said.

“That’s why we recognize that children serve, too,” Thompson said.

‘Three forks’ a child’s-eye view of military separation the feelings that come with being separated from a family member. As a blonde-haired girl with pigtails about to enter the first grade, my only concerns at the time were if I had chocolate pudding in my lunch or whether I could go to the library that day to check out a new book. I didn’t know what my dad was being exposed to. I don’t remember much from that year he was gone. I missed my dad terribly; we’ve always had such a special bond, and he loves me with a love that, when I was 5, I was certain would solve all of life’s problems. What I do remember are mostly fragments – bits and pieces of a simpler time. I remember hanging a huge yellow ribbon on the giant tree in our front yard, another wave in an ocean of yellow that was our neighborhood. In school, I hung my Daddy’s picture on the bulletin board outside the classroom that displayed the deployed heroes of the class. When Dad came home for two weeks, we went to IHOP and had breakfast for dinner. The weeks approaching Dad’s official arrival home, Mom helped my brother and I make a huge paper chain link that we hung in the dining room, and each day, we would take one of the links off. And then we took off the last link. Mom

By Hannah Rauhut A Backpack Journalist

I don’t think I ever realized the significance of a fork until this past summer. Not silverware, not eating utensils in general – just a single fork. It took this ordinary piece of metal to open my eyes to an inevitable reality that had slowly begun to develop in my fragile mind. In vain, I had tried to bury this actuality deep beneath all the other fears and worries that haunted me ... But a fork broke my defenses. I was forced to accept the obstacle that almost every Army brat must face at some point in their lives: deployment. Flashback to 2003, when Daddy deployed to Iraq for a year. I was about 5 years old, my brother two, and my mom ... she was too young to have to worry if she would ever see her spouse again. But she remained strong for my brother and me. She was Army strong. Underneath that, though, I knew anxiety of the unknown consumed her – 10 years later, those fears haven’t changed. I understand why now. But when you’re a child – innocent, carefree, and always smiling – you don’t quite comprehend the gravity of such a situation, and even if you do understand, you shouldn’t have to. No child should endure

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woke me up from my restless sleep at about four in the morning, gently nudging me, but with a sense of urgency and excitement. “It’s time!” That was all I needed. A few hours and many joyful tears later, I was back in my Daddy’s arms, safe and sound, and the world was right. My family was lucky, in a way. Whereas some Soldiers had deployed four to six times, Daddy had only gone once. It stayed that way for almost 10 years ... but the Army, as always, had different plans. At the end of June 2013, Daddy was deployed again, but this time to Afghanistan. I remember silently watching my dad pull out of the driveway and turn into the street. He honked the horn, and smiled. We waved until we couldn’t see him anymore. I could have waved forever. I didn’t want to have a reason to stop waving. Mom was crying. I didn’t know what to do. For some reason, I wasn’t crying. I wasn’t devastated. Actually, at the time, I was ... OK. I was older, and wiser, and more responsible, I thought, so this deployment would be different. This time it would be better. Confident and brave, I let this mindset carry me through the first couple weeks of Dad being gone. I could do this. I had to be strong. Weakness was my enemy. It was a typical evening in the Rauhut household – well, most of the Rauhut household – and it was time for dinner. Instinctively, I went to the drawer that held our silverware and got forks and knives. I walked to the dining room and started setting the table. A

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fork for Mom, a fork for my brother, a fork for me, and – Oh. We only needed three forks. I just stood there. A tear of surrender slid down my cheek. Daddy was gone. I couldn’t go on denying that I missed him. I couldn’t keep holding back the tears, I couldn’t claim I was fine, I couldn’t protest I didn’t need help. I did miss my Daddy. Yes, it was strange not having him kiss my nose before I went to bed. Yes, it was strange not hearing his booming laugh echoing through the house. And yes ... my world didn’t feel complete. Being strong doesn’t mean being perfect, and having no fears or weaknesses. Being strong means you are vulnerable, and humble, and not afraid to admit you’re human. Daddy came home for two weeks during Christmas break, and those were some of the best weeks of my life. I treasured every minute, every second I had with him, up until we had to take him to the airport to fly back. As we sat at his gate, I felt my Dad’s gaze wander to my fidgeting fingers. He took my right hand and caressed it, enveloping it in familiar warmth and safety. As his fingers intertwined with mine, he squeezed our palms together, and told me three sentences that will ring in my mind forever. “Trust in God, Hannah. It’s the only thing you can do. I would be nowhere without him.” Then Daddy had to go. This time, I did not hold back. I let the tears stream down my face. I didn’t care. I had no need to prove anything, no need to stand tall. And I waved to him long after he was gone.

Jokes & Groaners Paraprosdokians: Paraprosdokians are figures of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected; frequently humorous. • Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad. • You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice. • If I agreed with you, we’d both be wrong. • I used to be indecisive. Now I’m not so sure ... • War does not determine who is right – only who is left. • You’re never too old to learn something dumb. • To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research. • We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.




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NETC commander presents CNATT with Training Excellence Awards By Maj. Dave Kummer and Jena Stephenson CNATT PAO


he commander of the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) visited NAS Pensacola’s Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) March 27 to present several 2013 Training Excellence Awards (TEAs). During the presentation, Rear Adm. Michael S. White addressed the CNATT headquarters staff, touching on several themes during his remarks including manpower, technology, and ethics. A naval aviator having flown in excess of 3,800 hours with more than 1,000 carrier-arrested landings, White reflected for a moment back on his own career: “If it weren’t for the young men and women that CNATT trains, I wouldn’t have gone very far.” The admiral also noted that in aviation, change is constant. “If we were a corporation and we wanted to hire a jet mechanic, we would put an ad in the paper and hire

one. But we are the United States Marine Corps and Navy and we have to hire an 18-yearold, teach them how to put on a uniform, and meet our values, then put them through school – nobody else in the world operates like that. It’s a pretty daunting task. To do it day after day, Sailor after Sailor, is pretty remarkable.” White concluded his remarks by noting that CNATT’s efforts have a direct impact on the fleet. “What you do every day is not for me and not to earn a TEA flag, but for those four or five thousand Sailors on board every day that will eventually walk out to their ship, or squadron, or unit

(Left to right) Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) Training Program Officer Lt. Cmdr Troy W. Mask and AMC Ronmel J. Aleman brief Rear Adm. Michael S. White during his visit to CNATT for the presentation of several Training Excellence Awards. Photo by Staff Sgt John W. Farmer

and make a difference.” Capt. Katherine D. Erb, CNATT commanding officer, accepted the TEA awards on behalf of the command and congratulated all CNATT personnel. “Recognition through receipt of the 2013 Training Excellence Awards is testament to the great work our instructors and staff do every day,” said Erb. “Each learning site,

along with CNATT headquarters, contributed to the CNATT domain achieving excellence. Everyone should be proud of our combined accomplishment for 2013, and I have no doubt we can be repeat winners in 2014.” To be eligible for the Training Excellence Awards, learning centers must attain satisfactory assessments on all peri-

odic evaluations, which include evaluations of various Navy programs and safety inspections during competitive cycle spanning the calendar year. In addition to recognition as a top learning center within NETC, CNATT was also well represented in the Functional Excellence Awards, garnering TEA recognition for the following cat-

egories: planning and programming, logistics management, curriculum management, training production management, and training support management. For the next year, CNATT will be authorized to display the gold and blue flags presented at the ceremony. The gold flag represents the Training Excellence Award for the NETC domain. The blue flag represents the collective functional category awards to indicate outstanding accomplishments and excellence in the delivery of education and training. The largest of NETC’s 13 learning centers, CNATT trains more than 120,000 students annually at 24 subordinate learning sites located throughout the continental United States, Hawaii and Japan. Every Sailor or Marine preparing for a career in naval aviation both officer and enlisted, whether aviator, aircrew, or maintainer attends training at one of CNATT’s learning sites. For more information about CNATT visit centers/cnatt.

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Exhibit about Guantanamo Bay comes to Pensacola From University of West Florida Historic Trust

The Guantanamo Public Memory Project National Dialogue and Traveling Exhibit is scheduled to be on display on the third floor of the T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum from April 11 through June 2. The traveling exhibit is being presented by the University of West Florida in conjunction with UWF Historic Trust. The exhibit includes photographs, documents, oral histories and artifacts and explores the history of the U.S. naval installation at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the base’s meaning to

Details • What: T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum. • When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. • Where: 330 South Jefferson St. • Cost: Free admission. • For more information: Call 595-5990 or go to

local communities, and America’s role in the world. The U.S. naval base at Guantanamo has been and continues to be a subject of controversy, due in part to its past role in housing refugees and its current use as a detention facility in the global war

on terror. New York University’s Institute for Human Rights, in conjunction with the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, launched the Guantanamo Public Memory Project in 2009. The project’s goal is to facilitate discussion and enhance dialogue on the meaning of Guantanamo to diverse communities in the United States using materials available to the public – photographs, artwork and mementos from the base. The project’s 11 partner institutions each developed one or two representative panels for the interactive exhibit. The panels explore such topics as

America’s acquisition of the naval base after the SpanishAmerican War, the construction of the installation, Haitian and Cuban refugees who later resided on the base, and artwork created in the detention facilities. The University of West Florida Public History Program’s team contributed a collection of oral history interviews to the Guantanamo Public Memory Project. In the summer of 2012, UWF students interviewed approximately 100 military retirees, dependents, spouses and civilian contractors who at one time called Guantanamo “home.” A small UWF team conducted 21

interviews at the annual W.T. Sampson High School reunion, a gathering of graduates of the naval installation’s secondary school. The UWF team also interviewed 18 participants in the Guantanamo Bay Association’s seventh annual retreat held at Pensacola Beach in October 2012. UWF students developed this collection of oral history interviews and photographs into the university’s representative panel, “Preserving Memories of Those Who Called GTMO Home: How Do Memories of GTMO Survive?” Many of these interviews are accessible online at stories.





Jazz to fill the square Performers, fans gather for two-day celebration Story, photo from the Jazz Society of Pensacola

JazzFest is a free, family oriented festival that celebrates all types of jazz and attracts approximately 16,000 listeners. The April 5-6 event will include a variety of jazz styles performed by national, regional and local artists, as well as area college and high school jazz bands. There is also a “Jazz Jam for Kids” at 2 p.m. both days with harmonicas and kazoos provided to the children for free. An arts-and-crafts exhibition is included to enhance the festival atmosphere and add value for festival attendees. Fans gather under the live oak canopy that surrounds the central gazebo used as the main stage. Seating is provided, though you can bring your own chairs and picnic baskets. You can also purchase food from vendors. In case of rain, performances will move to Seville Quarter, 130 East Government St. The Jazz Society of Pensacola (JSOP) has been the sole presenter of the Pensacola JazzFest since 1999, following WUWF-FM’s tenure as event presenter. The event is presented as a gift to the community from Jazz Society members and sponsors, and funds are raised in various ways throughout the year. The artist line-up includes the 4th Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra, Terry Doc Handy Sextet, the Lao Tizer Quartet, the Dixieland

Cultural artist Sonja Griffin Evans was commissioned to create the artwork for the 2014 Pensacola JazzFest poster.

Details • What: 31th annual Pensacola JazzFest. • When: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. April 5-6. • Where: Seville Square. • For more information: Go to

Dandies Sextet and the Roger Villines Danger Sextet. Other performers will include

the Bailey Middle School Jazz Band, the Tate High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble, the Escambia High School Jazz Band, the Northwest Florida State College Jazz Band, the Pensacola State College Jazz Band, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Jazz Band and Chorus, the University of West Florida jazz band and jazz combo, and Jazz Society of Pensacola student jazz competition winners.

At the movies FRIDAY

“300: Rise of an Empire” (3D), R, 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s: Single Mom’s Club,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “300: Rise of an Empire” (2D), R, 8 p.m.


“Pompeii” (3D), PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “Heaven is for Real” (3D), PG, 3 p.m. (special preview, free admission); “300: Rise of an Empire” (3D), R, 5:30 p.m., 8 p.m.; “Winter’s Tale,” PG-13, noon; “300: Rise of an Empire” (2D), R, 2:30 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s: Single Mom’s Club,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Son of God,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.


“Robocop,” PG-13, noon; “Pompeii” (3D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “300: Rise of an Empire” (2D), R, 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; “Son of God,” PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s: Single Mom’s Club,” PG-13, 3:30 p.m.; “3 Days to Kill,” PG-13, 6 p.m.


“300: Rise of an Empire” (3D), R, 5 p.m., 7:10 p.m.; “Non-Stop,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “About Last Night,” R, 7:30 p.m.


“Pompeii” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Son of God,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s: Single Mom’s Club,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “300: Rise of an Empire” (2D), R, 7:30 p.m.


“Pompeii” (2D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Son of God,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “About Last Night,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “300: Rise of an Empire” (2D), R, 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m.


“300: Rise of an Empire” (3D), R, 5 p.m., 7:10 p.m.; “Non-Stop,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “3 Days to Kill,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.

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

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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 • Travel Expo: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 10 at National Naval Aviation Museum. Browse through a variety of travel and recreation destinations at expo sponsored by Information, Tickets and Travel (ITT) office. Admission is free. For more information, call 452-6362. • Easter EggStravaganza: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 19 at the MWR Youth Sports Complex on Highway 98. Children can meet the Easter Bunny. There will be an egg hunt, games and face painting. Admission is free. For more information, call 453-6310. • P90X Certification: A P90X certification class is scheduled for April 5 and April 6 at the Radford Fitness Center. For more information, go to • NASP Captainʼs Cup Basketball Battle of the Bases: First game starts at 6 p.m. April 8, Radford Fitness Center. Single elimination tournament between the first place Captain’s Cup teams from NAS Pensacola, NASP Corry Station and NAS Whiting Field. For more information call, 452-4391 or 452-4392. • World Rowing Challenge: Through April 15. Join team NASP by using indoor rower at any of the five gyms or fitness centers and help meet 10 million meter goal. Register at any of the fitness facilities. Row and log your meters to help the NASP team. Random prizes will be awarded. For more information, call 452-6802. • Energy A Thon: 9 a.m. to noon April 22, Radford Fitness Center. A showcase of energy conservation. Participate in group exercise classes: Zumba at 9 a.m., Buff at 10 a.m. and Box Mania at 11 a.m. For more information, call 452-9845. • Go Green Spin: 4 p.m. April 24 at Radford Fitness Center. Wear green and bring an item to recycle and learn about MWR’s Recycle Program. For more information, call 452-9845. • Navy Operational Fitness and Fueling: Register for NOFFS performance training. One-day course will teach you how to execute the exercises in the NOFFS program. Classes 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 8, July 10, Aug. 7 and Oct. 2 at Radford Fitness Center. To register, email Brian Hannah at For information, call 452-6198. • Bushido Sports Judo Club: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, NASP Youth Center, Bldg. 3690. For adults and children ages 5 to 17. Adults $20, children $15 monthly. For more information, call 452-2417. • Captainʼs Cup events: NAS Pensacola Captain’s Cup Sports – softball, 4:30 p.m. April 7. NASP Corry Captain’s Cup Sports – golf scramble, 11 a.m. April 4; and softball, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 8. Entry deadlines for all events. For more information about NASP Intramural Sports, call 452-4391, or e-mail or john.powell2@ For more information about NASP Corry Intramural Sports, call 452-6520 or e-mail

Liberty activities Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. New hours are 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. You must sign up in advance for off-base trips. For more information, call 452-2372 or go to

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Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away. The SafeHelpline provides live crisis support and information by trained staff. Call (877) 9955247; go to www.SafeHelpline. org; or text: 55-247 CONUS; (202) 470-5546 OCONUS (may be additional charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response. Activeduty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. To access an unrestricted report, the victim can report to his/her chain-of-command, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR Victim Advocate (VA), SARC, and his/her CO shall commence an investigation. To access restricted reporting, the victim can disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care provider and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 VA, call 449-9231/2. To contact the SARC during working hours, call 452-5990, ext. 0; during and after working hours, call the SARC cell phone number at 554-5606.

Fleet and Family Support Center The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Couples Communication Workshop: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 7 and April 14, NASP Fleet and Family Support Center. This is a two-day, two-hour class. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • New Parent Supportʼs Boots and Booties Baby Shower: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 10, Lighthouse Terrace Community Center, NAS Pensacola. For pregnant active-duty service members and spouses. Registration required. Space limited to 25

families. For more information, call 452-5609. • 2014 Teen Job Fair Prep and Resume Workshop: 5 to 7 p.m. April 8 and April 15. Classes open to dependents of active-duty and retired service members, DoD and contract employees. For more information or to register, call 452-5609 or e-mail tammy.l.smith.ctr@ • 2014 Teen Job Fair: 9 a.m. to noon April 26, National Naval Aviation Museum. To be considered for positions offered by the MWR Teen Summer Program. For more information contact NAF Personnel Office, 452-5405 or 452-4681.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach has volunteer opportunities including: • Sea Turtle Conservation: April 7 to April 17, 8668 Navarre Parkway, No. 286. Manage challenge stations, setup and tear down. CPR qualified persons are needed for water challenges. • Humane Society: April 19. Wash dogs to help raise money for group. • Save A Life Tour: April 15, NATTC auditorium. Vol-

unteers are needed to help with setup and be “tour facilitators.” • Dump Dash 5K: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26,13009 Beulah Road, Cantonment. Help with timing, and manage the auxiliary events. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report any volunteer hours to receive due recognition. For more information on volunteer activities, call 452-2532.

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Worship schedule Lent/Easter schedule • Stations of the Cross: 5:30 p.m. each Friday during Lent (through April 11), Our Lady of Loreto Chapel, NASP. • Lenten Suppers: 6 p.m. each Friday during Lent, McKamey Center, NASP. • Rite of Reception into Full Communion: 8:30 a.m. April 6 (fifth Sunday of Lent), Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, NASP. • Tenebrae: 5:30 p.m. April 14, Our Lady of Loreto Chapel, NASP. Followed by supper in McKamey Center at 6 p.m. • Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7 p.m. April 15, Our Lady of Loreto Chapel, NASP. • Good Friday: Reading of the Passion, Veneration of the Cross, Communion, 3 p.m. April 18, Our Lady of Loreto Chapel, NASP. • Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil Mass, 7 p.m. April 19, Our Lady of Loreto Chapel, NASP. • Easter Sunday: April 20. Services at 8:30 a.m. at Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel and noon at NASP Corry Station chapel.


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• Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Sunday School, all ages, 9 a.m. Sunday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, 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. • Womenʼs Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge, second deck.

• Bible study (all welcome), 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Bible study, 5 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center.

Roman Catholic • 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. For information for NAS Pensacola, call 452-2341.

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

Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For more information for NASP Corry Station, call 452-6376.

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

Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For more information for NASP Whiting Field, call 623-7212.



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