Blue Angels cancel practice ...
The Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, have canceled any practice demonstrations scheduled through today, April 5. The Blue Angels’ April practice schedule is still to be determined; any updates will be released as soon as they are received.
Vol. 77, No. 14
CNATT to change leadership today, April 5 From CNATT PAO
Capt. Terry M. Burt will be relieved by Capt. Katherine D. Erb as the Commanding Officer of the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) in a
Capt. Katherine D. Erb
ceremony to be held at 10 a.m. today, April 5, at the National Naval Aviation Museum aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Retired Navy Rear Adm. Charles E. Smith will be the guest speaker for the change of command and retirement ceremony. The Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) is the largest of the 13 learning centers of the Naval Education and Training
Capt. Terry M. Burt
Command (NETC). The CNATT mission is to develop, deliver and support aviation training necessary to meet validated fleet requirements through a continuum of professional and personal growth for Sailors and Marines. The center officially stood up Feb. 5, 2003, and has an annual student enrollment of more than
VISIT GOSPORT ONLINE: www.gosportpensacola.com
April 5, 2013
NAS Pensacola changes command By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer
The leadership of Naval Air Station Pensacola changed hands March 28 during a formal ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Capt. Keith Hoskins, a former Blue Angel, stepped up to take the wheel as the 57th commanding officer of NASP. Hoskins traded salutes with Capt. Chris Plummer, who led the base through many highprofile events during a tenure that began in April 2010. NASP Executive Officer Cmdr. David Jasso served as master of ceremonies and Command Chaplain Cmdr. David Gibson delivered the invocation. Guest speaker Rear Adm. John C. “Jack” Scorby Jr. had good things
to say about both Plummer and Hoskins. Scorby reviewed some of Plummer’s outstanding accomplishments and awards at NASP. He complimented Plummer’s handling of challenging events including the Centennial of Naval Aviation, Hurricane Isaac and the BP oil spill. Scorby said oil clean up efforts became a significant part of the skipper’s life for months on end. “In fact, it went on so long that the skipper started speaking with a British accent,” Scorby said. Scorby pointed out, however, that it did not all happen by accident. “It takes hard work, it takes dedication to principles, but most importantly it takes leadership by his entire team of professionals,” Scorby said. “At the end of the day, for Skipper Plummer and the men and women of NAS Pensacola,
As guest speaker Rear Adm. John C. Scorby looks on, Capt. Keith Hoskins, right, exchanges a salute and assumes command from Capt. Chris Plummer March 28. Photo by Alex Sharp For more photos from the change of command, see page A4.
it has been about leadership and providing the best possible support for the fleet, the fighter and the family.” But for every great leader there is another one
waiting in the wings, Scorby said. And he is confident that Hoskins is an excellent choice for the job. “You don’t get this job by seniority, but by a
proven record of excellence,” Scorby said. “So, I know that he is more than ready to continue NAS Pensacola’s record of
See NASP on page 2
Joint Service Transcript replaces SMART By DANTES and NETC PAO
The Defense Activity for NonTraditional Education Support (DANTES) announced March 20 that the Navy, Marine Corps, Army and Coast Guard are moving to one standard academic transcript to reflect military academic credit recommendations. The Sailor Marine Corps American Council on Education Registry Transcript (SMART), the Army American Council on Education Registry Transcript System (AARTS) and the Coast Guard Institute (CGI), were
aligned to implement one collaborative transcript program, now called the Joint Services Transcript (JST). With this collaboration, service members and veterans have one officially recognized military transcript. The JST is now the official transcript tool for Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard personnel that validates and documents the recommended college credits for professional military education, training courses and occupational experience of service
members and veterans. This unified and standardized document makes it easier for institutions to review and articulate these credits as appropriate to service members and veterans degree programs. “Having a single officially-recognized military transcript makes it significantly easier for colleges and universities to assess potential credits for service members,” said DANTES Director Dr. Carol Berry. “This official transcript system is a huge development in
the military higher education arena and will most certainly enhance the educational experience for service members and veterans as they pursue their college education.” The JST document will contain the following information for individual service members: • Military branch-specific seal (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard) Note: The Air Force utilizes the Community College of the Air Force for their transcripts. • Service member data.
See JST on page 2
Navy Gateway Inns and Suites celebrates five-star Zumwalt award Story, photo by Alex Sharp PAO Intern
More than 100 Navy Gateway Inns and Suites employees gathered in the NASP conference center (Bldg. 3249) March 27 to celebrate the success of their recent win of the five-star Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt Award for Excellence in housing and lodging management. Commander, Navy Installations Command Vice Adm. William D. French gave his appreciation and praise to all the employees of Navy Gateway Inns and Suites for their dedication in a video presentation at the
See CNATT on page 2 See Zumwalt on page 2
NASP CO signs Sexual Assault Awareness Month proclamation ... NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins signed a proclamation April 1 declaring April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month aboard the naval air station. With Hoskins are (left-right) NASP’s Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) Sexual Assault Response Coordinators Lillie Johnson and Maria Caceres and FFSC Victim Advocate CTRC Sonya Merchant. Photo by Janet Thomas
Published by Ballinger Publishing, a private firm in no way connected with the Department of the Navy. Opinions contained herein are not official expressions of the Department of the Navy nor do the advertisements constitute Department of the Navy, NAS Pensacola or Ballinger Publishing’s endorsement of products or services advertised.
April 5, 2013
Navy Lodge delivers value to PCS families From NEXCOM
When traveling on permanent change of station (PCS) orders, stay at a Navy Lodge. Navy Lodges provide military guests value with room rates at an average of 45 percent below comparable civilian hotels. Guests can also rest easy knowing Navy Lodges provide high standards with industry recognized and
award winning guest service and cleanliness. “Come stay at Navy Lodge Pensacola during your next PCS move,” said Louis Verde “We offer spacious rooms, a safe environment and amenities that allow you to eat in your room, all at a great savings. Plus, most Navy Lodges accept cats and dogs up to 50 pounds so there’s no extra fee for boarding your
NASP from page 1
excellence.” Plummer has fond memories of his three years at NASP. “I learned something new every day, and enjoyed every minute of it,” he said. “It has been rewarding and challenging, and I can truly say I never had a single bad day in command.” Plummer, whose next assignment will
pet, saving you even more.” Navy Lodges offer spacious rooms or family suites, perfect for a family on a PCS move.
Family suites include full kitchenettes with dishwashers while
be as chief of staff at Navy Region Southwest in San Diego, Calif., also thanked his wife, Karen, and their three daughters, Katherine, Allison and Margaret, for their support. Hoskins is happy to be returning to Pensacola for a third tour of duty. “Coming back to the Cradle of Naval Aviation, you just can’t beat it,” he said. “My family and I are very excited to be back here for a third time. We are going to
CNATT from page 1
107,000 students. There are more than 2,900 instructional and support staff across headquarters and 24 subordinate Learning Sites. Sites are located throughout the Continental United States, Hawaii and Japan. Two CNATT Learning Sites, Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) and Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), are also located in Pensacola. Every Sailor or Marine, officer and enlisted, whether aviator, aircrewman, or a technical specialty preparing for a career in Naval Aviation, attends training at one of the CNATT learning sites. From “Street to the Fleet,” CNATT nurtures Sailors and Marines through a rigorous integrated production process designed to meet the fleet needs in the most efficient manner. Erb is a native of Scotia, N.Y. She graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science, and was commissioned an ensign in the aerospace maintenance duty officer community. She also earned a master’s degree in material logistics management from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif., in 1993; and is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps, where she is certified in the production, quality, and manufacturing and life cycle logistics career fields. Erb has an extensive background in organizational and intermediate level maintenance. From 1986 through 2000, her tours included Aircraft Intermediate
of Dr. Sidney Phillips, a Mobile, Ala., World War II veteran and one of the four veterans featured in HBO’s series “The Pacific.” The Marines listened to Phillips speak about his wartime experiences as informal professional development training. (Above) “Dr. Sid” prepares to raise the American flag with his grandson, Luke Phillips, as Marines watch. For more on Phillips, visit http://www.marinesidphillips.com/. Photo by Owen Miller
April 5, 2013
Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Keith Hoskins Public Affairs Officer — Harry C. White The Gosport nameplate pays homage to the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011: the Centennial of Naval Aviation, or CONA. The image on the left side of the nameplate depicts Eugene Ely taking off in a Curtiss pusher bi-plane from the USS Pennsylvania Jan. 18, 1911. While Ely had taken off from the USS Birmingham two months earlier after his plane had been loaded on the ship, the USS Pennsylvania event was the first time a plane landed on and then took off from a U.S. warship.
cling to the cliche, three times a charm.” Hoskins received his commission in September 1989 after completing Aviation Officer Candidate School and he returned to Pensacola for three seasons (1999-2001) with the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels. He served as the narrator, opposing solo, lead solo pilot and operations officer. He introduced several members of his family who were in the audience, includ-
Maintenance Department (AIMD), Naval Air Station (NAS) Bermuda; Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 44 (HSL-44) at NAS Mayport, Fla.; AIMD officer at Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia; Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 30 (VRC-30) at NAS North Island, Calif. and Electronic Attack Squadron 135 (VAQ-135) at NAS Whidbey Island, Wash. She completed deployments aboard the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in support of Operations Desert Fox and Southern Watch; and to Incirlik, Turkey, in support of Operation Northern Watch. Erb was the director of the Aviation Maintenance Officer School in Pensacola and was on the staff of the Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, as the Deputy for Aviation and Aircraft Carrier Maintenance. She reported to Commander, Electronic Attack Wing Pacific, as the officer in charge of Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Detachment Whidbey Island in 2004, and transitioned the command into the Fleet Readiness Center Northwest in 2006. She served at the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., as the maintenance and supply integration performance improvement branch head and enterprise AIRSpeed project officer. More recently, Erb was assigned to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OpNav), Fleet Readiness Division (N43) as the aviation readiness branch head. She reported to CNATT in June 2011 as the executive officer. Erb’s decorations include the Legion of Merit, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Navy and Marine
NASP Marines visit World War II vet Marine (Dr.) Sidney Phillips from HBOʼs “The Pacific” .... A group of NAS Pensacola Marines visited the home
Vol. 77, No. 14
extended stay rooms feature two queen beds and a full kitchenette with dishwashers. Every Navy Lodge guest room offers free WiFi, cable TV with premium channels and DVD player. Guest laundry facilities are available on site and breakfast is offered daily in the lobby along with a complimentary newspaper. Handicapped accessible rooms are also available on request.
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,
To make a reservation, call (800) NAVY-INN, (800-6289466) 24 hours a day, seven days a week or visit www.navylodge.com. Once a reservation is made, the guest cannot be bumped from the room. Reservations are accepted on an as-received basis without regard to rank. For other military lodging options go to www. dod lodging. com.
ing his wife, Lori, and his son, Blake. His two daughters, Alexandria and Miranda, are due to graduate this fall and were unable to attend the ceremony but will join the rest of the family in Pensacola this summer, he said. Hoskins said teamwork will play a key role in his leadership of NASP. “Growing up in a large family and being involved in sports, the only concept that I have known is teamwork,” he said.
Corps Commendation Medals, two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, and various unit, campaign, and service awards. “Both the Chief of Naval Operations in his ‘Sailing Directions’ and the Commandant of the Marine Corps in his Planning Guidance emphasize the importance of training and educating our Sailors and Marines in order to maintain our warfighing capability and succeed in increasingly complex operations,” Erb explained. “For the naval aviation community, that obligation starts with the training delivered in a CNATT schoolhouse. If we do not get it right here, we do a disservice to the fleet we serve. I am committed to ensuring we ‘get it right.’ ” Under Burt’s leadership, CNATT earned the distinction as the only learning center recognized with Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) Training Excellence Awards in four of five functional categories in 2011, repeating this award winning excellence in 2012. The command also earned its first Retention Excellence Award which is inclusive of all sites in the CNATT domain. CNATT has also been awarded full accreditation from the Council on Occupational Education for a record 35 years. When asked about his plans following his military retirement, Burt said that he and his wife, Lynn, are looking forward to beginning construction of their retirement home in the local area. He plans to devote more time to faith, and, after a little rest and relaxation, contemplate his next career.
Zumwalt from page 1
JST from page 1
beginning of the ceremony. Navy Gateway Inns and Suites of NAS Pensacola and Whiting Field were awarded their fifth five-star Zumwalt Award for the year 2012, only two of three given to the Southeast Region. “We are worldwide with hundreds of sites,” said Sonda Sharp, an accounting technician and employee of the year 2009. “It is very rare to get a five star award.” Navy Gateway Inns and Suites of NAS Pensacola and Whiting Field received the prestigious five-star Zumwalt Award for their outstanding visitor’s quarters.
• Occupational affiliations. • Course completions. • Credentialing (certifications and or licenses). • Military experience. • Summary page. • Academic course page (Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy only). • College degrees (Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy only). The Navy, Marine Corps and Army JST are currently available online at: https://jst.doded.mil . ACE, along with JST Operations representatives from the participating Services and DANTES, recently began the JST webinar series entitled: “Using the Joint Service Transcript (JST) to Help Build a Bridge to Success.” Interested service members who would like to join upcoming webinar sessions can register at https://acenetevents.webex.com/ . For additional information and discussion about the JST, contact Laurine Anderson, JST program manager by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 452-1001, opt. 3, ext. 1097. For more information about the Military Evaluations Program through ACE, contact Sandra Winborne, by e-mail: DANTES_ace@navy.mil or by telephone at 4521111, ext 3213.
The Rhodes Building, 41 North Jefferson Street, Suite 402, Pensacola, FL 32504, in the interest of military and civilian personnel and their families aboard the Naval Air Station Pensacola, Saufley Field and Corry Station. Editorial and news material is compiled by the Public Affairs Office, 150 Hase Road, Ste.A, NAS Pensacola, FL 32508-1051. All news releases and related materials should be mailed to that address, e-mailed to email@example.com. National news sources are American Forces Press Service (AFPS), Navy News Service (NNS), Air Force News Service (AFNS), News USA and North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS). Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of the Department of Defense, United States Navy, officials of the Naval Air Station Pensacola, or Ballinger Publishing. All advertising, including classified ads, is arranged through Ballinger Publishing. Minimum weekly circulation is 25,000. Everything advertised in this publication must be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to rank, rate, race, creed, color, national origin or sex of the purchaser, user or patron. A confirmed rejection of this policy of equal opportunities by an advertiser will result in the refusal of future advertising from that source.
For classified ads, call: (850) 433-1166, ext. 24 For commercial advertising: Simone Sands (850) 433-1166, ext. 21 Simone@ballingerpublishing.Com Visit Us On The Web At: Ballinger Publishing.Com Mail To: Gosport, NAS Pensacola, 150 Hase Road, Ste.-A, Pensacola, FL 32508-1051
Scott Hallford 452-4466 firstname.lastname@example.org Gosport Associate Editor
Mike O’Connor 452-2165 michael.f.oʼconnor.email@example.com Gosport Staff Writer
Janet Thomas 452-4419 firstname.lastname@example.org
April 5, 2013
How many idiots does it take to fill out a 1040? By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist
“Oh crud, we need to do our taxes,” I recently exclaimed to my husband, as I do every year around this time. After exhausting every reason to procrastinate – cleaning out the vegetable drawer, perusing old Hickory Farms catalogs left over from Christmas, clipping toenails, surfing eBay for vintage bar signs, napping – we finally faced the music. Coffee and a folder haphazardly filled with paperwork in hand, my husband and I reluctantly plopped down in front of our computer to complete the dreaded annual tax forms. We have not had the best luck preparing our tax forms over the years, and are conditioned to avoid the experience. Despite my law degree and my husband’s master’s degree in finance, neither of us ever grasped the simple concepts relevant to our personal income tax forms. In law school, I took a course called tax law and could write a scholarly paper on whether the federal income tax is a direct tax or an excise tax based on the 16th Amendment and the Supreme Court’s opinion in the Pollock case, but I struggled with my 1040EZ. My husband’s master’s thesis at the Naval Postgraduate School was entitled “Congress, Defense, and the
About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, has been a military spouse for 19 years (and running). Her humor column, “The Meat and Potatoes of Life,” appears weekly in newspapers and on Stripes Military Moms, a website associated with Stars and Stripes newspaper. She also writes columns for Military Spouse magazine and a blog at www.themeat andpotatoesoflife.com. Molinari and her family are currently stationed at Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, Fla. Deficit: An Analysis of the FY 1996 Budget Process in the 1O4th Congress,” but he could not tell the difference between short- and long-term capital gains if his retirement depended on it.
But every year, we begrudgingly spread out our paperwork and somehow fulfill our obligations as taxpayers. One year, we wanted to act like grown-ups, so we hired an accountant while stationed in Norfolk, Va. He was a charming Southern gentleman with blue eyes, silver-white hair and a matching tidy moustache. He called me “ma’am” and politely sat with us one balmy evening in the early days of spring. Over the season’s first lemonades, we casually chatted about our finances, and he gathered all the information he needed to prepare and file our returns. It was so easy, we wondered why we hadn’t been doing it this way all along. The next year, we tried to contact our charming accountant to do our taxes again, but strangely, he never returned our calls. We soon found out that he couldn’t call us back because he was locked up in the big house. Turns out, our Southern gentleman was politely holding himself out as a CPA without a license, embezzling from clients and obtaining money under false pretenses. Oops. Back to the drawing board. Since then, we have been using Turbo Tax, a seemingly idiot-proof program which leads the user through a simplified series of questions designed to accurately calculate all income and deductions. Somehow, my husband and I still have no idea what is going on.
“Do we qualify for the child tax credit?” I asked, as my husband slurped his coffee. “Heck if I know ... just do whatever we did last year, that seemed to work,” he said nonchalantly. “I forget, do we have Roth IRAs or regular IRAs?” I said a few minutes later. Riffling through a pile of papers, my husband found our statements, which might as well have been written in Chinese. “Roth, but what on Earth is a ‘recharacterized contribution?’ ” My eyes started to cross as I tried to decipher our mutual fund papers. “Is ‘cost basis’ the same as ‘purchase price?’ ” I said, searching my faded memory bank. “I don’t know, just punch in $200 and see what happens,” my husband suggested. After four hours, two pots of coffee, three calls to our financial manager and at least a dozen choice expletives, we finally figured it all out and dutifully sent our forms off to Uncle Sam. We won’t get our return check for several weeks, but rest assured, we’ve already spent it, and lost the receipt. When our bank statements arrive, we won’t know how to balance the checkbook. And next spring, we’ll be back in front of our computer, dazed and confused all over again. Apparently, there are a few more things in life that are certain aside from death and taxes.
VITA tax centers From VITA
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) sites: NASP, Bldg. 624: 8 a.m. to noon, Monday-Friday. NATTC, Bldg. 3460, Room 633: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. NHP (fifth floor): 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and noon to 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. CID Corry Station, Bldg. 511, Room 121: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday. For those who do not qualify for services on base, there are VITA sites in Escambia County. For more information, call the United Way’s central information site at 595-5905, or (855) 698-9435 or go to http://myfreetaxes.com/unitedwayescarosa.com.
Commentary rules Commentaries are the opinion of the writer and should not be interpreted as official government, Navy or command policy statements. Reader submission are welcome but should not exceed 800 words. Submissions must be bylined and include a daytime phone number or e-mail contact for the writer. All submissions are subject to editing to comply with policy and standards. Address Commentary submissions to Janet.Thomas.ctr @navy.mil
April 5, 2013
Change of command at NAS Pensacola
ommand of Naval Air Station Pensacola changed hands March 28, as Capt. Keith Hoskins relieved Capt. Chris Plummer in a ceremony held in the National Naval Aviation Museum.
NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA
(Above) As guest speaker Rear Adm. John C. Scorby looks on, Hoskins (right) asumes command of Naval Air Station Pensacola from Plummer and the two men salute (below, right). Photos by Janet Thomas and Mike O’Connor
“Captain, U.S. Navy, departing. Naval Air Station Pensacola, departing.” Plummer and Hoskins exit the stage to the reception. Photo by EM2 Joseph Arriesgado
NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Chris Plummer delivers his final speech as CO of the base. Highlighted moments of his command included crisises such as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and lighter moments as well. Photo by EM2 Joseph Arriesgado
Immediately following the ceremony, new NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins addresses a crowd of news reporters. Photo by Alex Sharp
Five former commanding officers of the base, retired Navy captains, attended the change of command. (Left-right) Mike Denkler, Bill Dixon, John Pruitt, Pete Frano and Randy Bahr. Photo by Alex Sharp
Plummer and Hoskins prepare to cut the first slice of cake at the reception. Familes of the men, base officials and media attended. Photo by Mike O’Connor
To advertise in this paper - Call Simone Sands at 433-1166 ext. 21
April 5, 2013
Blue Angels looking for motivated applicants By MC2 Andrea Perez Navy Personnel Command PAO
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) – The Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, is seeking highly motivated Navy and Marine Corps enlisted and officer applicants, officials said March 26. “The mission of the Blue Angels is to enhance recruiting and credibly represent the Navy and Marine Corps to the United States and around the world,” said AMCS(AW) Brian Williamson, Blue Angels detailer, Navy Personnel Command (NPC). Enlisted Sailors in the following ratings and pay grades are encouraged to apply: • Aviation Maintenance Administrationman, E-5. • Aviation Machinist’s Mate, E-4 and E-5. • Aviation Electrician’s Mate, E-4 and E-5. • Aviation Support Equipment Technician, E-5. • Aviation Electronics Technician, E-4 and E-5. • Aviation Structural Mechanic, E-4 and E-5. • Aviation Ordinanceman, E-5 • Aircrew Survival Equipmentman, E-5. • Mass Communication Specialist, E-4 and E-5. • Logistics Specialist, E-5 and E-6. • Yeoman, E-6. Williamson said pay grade substitutions are very limited. Applications are also being accepted for an AT senior chief petty officer, and chief petty officers in the LS and YN ratings. The Blue Angels will also select officers for the following positions:
Members of the U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, greet the crew of the C-130 Hercules known as “Fat Albert” Feb. 6 in El Centro, Calif. The Fat Albert crew joined the rest of the Blue Angels for winter training at Naval Air Facility El Centro after completing annual maintenance in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo by MC Class Kathryn E. Macdonald
• Three F/A-18 demonstration pilots (Navy and Marine Corps pilots are encouraged to apply) (2015-2017 show seasons). • One Marine Corps C-130 demonstration pilot (2015-2017 show seasons). • One administrative officer (2014-2015 show seasons). • One supply officer (20142015 show seasons). • One public affairs officer (2014-2015 show seasons). Williamson said applicants will spend about five days working with the Blue Angels either at a show site or in their homeport of Naval Air Station Pensacola. After all applicants have been interviewed, the team will gather together to make final selections. According to NavAdmin 354/12, applicants must meet certain requirements to be considered for duty with the Blue
Angels and waivers are not normally considered. “The Blue Angels’ training is pretty rigorous,” said Williamson. “Although each selected applicant is highly specialized in their own job field, there’s a lot of cross-training that takes place. Newly hired enlisted team members spend about the first 90 days that they’re attached to the Blue Angels doing all the cross-training, and as soon as the training is complete, that’s when they receive their Blue Angels crest.” The squadron deploys every year to Naval Air Facility El Centro in Southern California from January to early March for winter training. The show season starts in mid-March and ends with a homecoming air show aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola later in November. Because the team is a deploy-
able squadron homeported in the U.S. and requires members to operate away from their permanent duty station in excess of 150 days per year, it is considered a Type 2 Sea Duty for rotational purposes. During the show season, the team performs at an air show almost every week, but only about 45 members of the nearly 130 member squadron travels to any one show site, so all personnel do not travel every week, said Williamson. The required obligated service for enlisted personnel is 36 months. Navy officers must have completed one operational fleet tour and pilots are required to stay on active duty for two years after completing their assignment with the Blue Angels. Enlisted personnel with a projected rotation date of
September 2013 through April 2014 are eligible, but others may apply with command and detailer approval. Navy officer applicants are required to contact their detailer or monitor prior to applying to ensure adequate timing to complete a two- or threeyear tour without impacting career milestones. Enlisted applications must be postmarked no later than May 1. Final selections will be made in June. Personnel selected will usually detach from their present command in October and report in early November. Officer applications should be submitted, per CNATRAInst 1301.4H, no later than April 30. Final selections will be made in July. Complete application procedures and requirements are provided in NavAdmin 354/12 (enlisted) and NavAdmin 022/13 (officer). CNATRAInst 1301.4H contains further guidance for officer applicants. Marine Corps applicant eligibility requirements can be found in MarAdmin 676/12. “Applicants do not necessarily have to have F/A-18 experience to apply for the Blue Angels,” said Williamson. “Every season we hire Sailors from helicopter backgrounds, and O-level (organizational) and I-level (intermediate) technicians. We just hire stellar Sailors and Marines who want to represent the Navy and Marine Corps team.” For more information, read MilPersMan 1306-919 and visit the Blue Angles’ website at www.blueangels.navy.mil. For more news from Navy Personnel Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/npc/.
April 5, 2013
NAS Whiting Field’s TraWing-5 changes command
From NASWF PAO
raining Air Wing Five (TraWing-5) observed a tried and true military tradition March 21 when the wing held a change of command ceremony in front of the assembled military staff, friends, family and guests. However, there was a slight twist as a Marine Corps officer turned over command of a Navy command to a Navy officer. TraWing-5 is the only senior Navy command that has a colonel billet for a Marine Corps officer, and Col. James Grace was fortunate to be the second Marine to hold the post. He passed command of the wing to Capt. James Fisher, who had served as his deputy commodore for 18 months. Col. Gary Kling assumed the deputy commodore position and is in line to be the next commanding officer of the unit. Fisher, a Naval Academy graduate from Buffalo, N.Y., has returned to his roots after earning his helicopter wings at Naval Air Station Whiting Field in 1989. He also served as a flight instructor at the base from 1992 to 1995 with Helicopter Training Squadron 18, where he was named the HT-18 Chief of Naval Air Training Instructor of the Year. Throughout his career,
Fisher has served with the “Lamplighters” of Helicopter AntiSubmarine squadron Light 36 (HSL-36), HSL-48, HSL-40 and HSL-42. While with HSL-40, he was selected as the Squadron Officer of the Year, and was the recipient of the Rear Adm. Paulson Award for Inspirational Leadership. Following a tour at the Naval War College, where he earned a master’s degree, Fisher reported to the Joint Staff and worked as an assistant deputy director for operations. He also served as the commanding officer of Training Squadron 28 out of Corpus Christi, Texas. His final two assignments before coming back to NAS Whiting Field again, was aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as the airboss and at the Pentagon as a warfighting support branch head. He arrived to TraWing-5 as the deputy commodore in September 2011. Grace referred to this “ideal” wealth of experience during his remarks.
Retired Senior Chief Yeoman Dennis Fitzpatrick presents the Training Air Wing Five flag to Col. James Grace, who will, in turn, pass it to Capt. James Fisher symbolizing their exchange of command over the unit. Grace turned over command of the training wing March 21. Photo by Jay Cope
“I have benefited from having a wonderful deputy in Capt. Jim Fisher. I have said from day one that Jim is the perfect officer to lead this wing,” Grace stated. “He has been an instructor pilot in both advanced helicopters and the squadron commanding officer of a primary squadron. It doesn’t get any better than that when you are looking for the experience and tools necessary to take this wing to the next level … I know that you are more than ready for this job and all that it brings.” Grace leaves after 18 months having supervised the pilot training for roughly 60 percent of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard initial fixed-wing training and 100 percent of the initial rotary training. The six training squadrons and two flight instructor training units flew more
than 117,000 sorties encompassing nearly 190,000 flight hours under his guidance. The training provided more than 730 “airborne warriors” to the helicopter fleet and produced 1,500 primary completers ready to enter advanced flight training. As the wing commander, he oversaw the transition from the T34C Turbo Mentor to the T-6B Texan II primary flight trainer, helping the three primary squadrons complete their transitions as well as relieve problems associated with airspace congestion and access to landing fields for the new aircraft. Grace also instilled a culture of safety within the training wing that was highlighted during a 2012 Chief of Naval Air Training inspection, which resulted in the recognition of 31 “Best
Practices.” Those accomplishments and many others earned him his second Legion of Merit medal for his tour at the training wing. It is the final of Grace’s many military honors as he retired from the Marine Corps following the ceremony. The guest speaker, Lt. Gen. Robert E. Milstead Jr., praised Grace’s years of service as he bid farewell to Grace and welcomed Fisher to a role that trains Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard students to become pilots as well as better officers. “Jim, you stood on the ramparts and you have been one of America’s gatekeepers. It’s not how you start something, it is how you finish something and you have finished well. Well done.” After the traditional passing of the TraWing-
5 pennant from Grace to Fisher and the proper relieving of duties from Rear Adm. Mark Leavitt, Chief of Naval Air Training, Grace stepped back from the front of the stage and Fisher took his turn at the podium. He emphasized that for as much as things change, some things will remain the same. “Today I am honored and humbled to be leading this great organization. Although much has changed in the past 26 years, the mission we accomplish here at Training Air Wing Five has not. We are charged with training the world’s finest Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast guard and international aviators. It is an enduring mission, one that in order to fulfill, requires a dedication to excellence on the ground as well as in the air.”
Support Our Military
April 5, 2013
5K race taking place at NASP today
The 2013 Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Active Duty Fund Drive 5K is scheduled for 8 a.m. today, April 5. The race will start at the Mustin Beach Club parking lot. Race day registration begins at 6:30 a.m. Recommended entry fee is $5 donation to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Door prizes will include two $100, two $75 and two $50 NEX gift certificates. To register or for more information, contact your department NMCRS representative or Lt. Dawn Torrusio at email@example.com.
Perdido Springfest offers family fun
Perdido Key Chamber of Commerce is presenting the third annual Perdido Springfest & Fair at Liberty Church’s Jim Downey Field, 2221 South Blue Angel Parkway. The fair will open at 6 p.m. today, April 5, and at 3 p.m., tomorrow, April 6. The fair features family-friendly fun with carnival rides and games, concessions, a vendor marketplace and live entertainment. Fun contests will focus on cooking, photography, art, hula hoop, seed spitting, pie eating and more. Last year, approximately 5,500 to 6,000 people attended the event. Admission and parking is free. Tickets for rides and unlimited ride wristbands will be on sale. For more information, call the event coordinator, Kelley Thompson, at 982-8266, or go to www.perdidospringfest.com.
Underage veterans to hold reunion
Members of the Veterans of Underage Military Service (VUMS) are planning to gather for a reunion April 11-13 in Lafayette, La. For more information, contact Al Brandon, VUMS state commander, at 456-8789 or 449-5599.
Submission guide You can submit information for possible publication in Partyline by sending an e-mail to Janet.Thomas.firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. Chrysler Jeep is underwriting this program so that there is no charge to families. For more information, call 476-9078.
Newcomers Club holding fashion show
The Newcomers Club of Greater Pensacola will be present its annual fashion show and card party, “Cruising for Fashion,” April 10 at New World Landing. Fashions will be provided by Belk. Doors will open at 8 a.m. for bridge, crazy bridge and Mexican train, and cards. The luncheon and fashion show will begin at noon with raffle baskets and door prizes. The cost is $25. For information, call Lorraine Narvesen at 9958438, or mail your check to Newcomers, Lorraine Narvesen, 5073 Brookside Drive, Pace, FL 32571. for more information, go to www.pensacola newcomers.com.
Sailors invited to USS Alabama reunion LSU alumni group dishing up crawfish Members of the World War II crew of the USS Alabama have scheduled their annual reunion for April 12-13 aboard the ship, which is docked at Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile, Ala. Current Sailors are invited to meet the 1943 Sailors and hear some sea stories and learn the history of the battleship. For more information, call (251) 767-1507.
Event planned at Equestrian Center
The Leaning Post Ranch is presenting several events at the Escambia County Equestrian Center tomorrow, April 6. The day will begin at 8 a.m. with a 5K trail run and one-mile walk. At 9:30 a.m., riders from the ranch will demonstrate equestrian skills. At 1 p.m., an open gymkhana will start and include pole bending, barrel racing, an obstacle course, and more. The day will end with a 4D money-added barrel race. Barrel race exhibitions will begin at 6 p.m. The non-profit ranch offers equine-assisted activities and therapeutic riding to individuals with emotional or physical disabilities and to youth at risk. All events are free for spectators. For more information or to register for an event go to www.theleaningpostranch.org or contact Chelsea Hall at email@example.com or 723-6082.
USS Lexington reunion announced
Former shipmates from the USS Lexington (CV 16) are planning to gather for their annual reunion Sept. 12-15 in Boston. All ship’s company, Marines, attached air wings and families are welcome. For more information, contact Bob DiMonte by phone at 492-3483 or be e-mail at bob firstname.lastname@example.org.
DFC Society plans to meet April 11
The Pensacola Chapter of the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Society will meet at Franco’s restaurant, 523 East Gregory Street, at 11:30 a.m. April 11. 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 held the second Thursday of every other month. For more information, call Joe Brewer at 4539291.
Head to Seville Square for JazzFest
The Jazz Society of Pensacola is presenting the 30th annual Pensacola JazzFest from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, April 6, and 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. April 7 in Seville Square. For more information, go to http://jazz pensacola.com/.
Car dealer to present KlassKids event
The KlaasKids Foundation, a non-profit organization, and Hill-Kelly Dodge Chrysler Jeep will present a KlaasKids Print-A-Thon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, April 6, at the dealership at 6171 Pensacola Blvd. A comprehensive packet of child safety tools will be provided. Marc Klaas, father of Polly Klaas and founder of KlaasKids Foundation, is scheduled to attend the event. As a service to the community Hill-Kelly Dodge
The LSU Alumni Panhandle Bayou Bengals’ 2013 Crawfish Boil is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 20 at Shoreline Park South, 800 Shoreline Drive in Gulf Breeze. The event will feature Cajun and Zydeco music. The special guest will be action actor Michael Papajohn. The menu will feature Cajun boiled crawfish, corn, potatoes, jambalaya and soft drinks. Cost is $25 for members, for preorders mailed to P.O. Box 1981, Pensacola, FL 32591-1981, by April 9. Cost is $30 for nonmembers at the door while the food lasts. For information, call 773-9583 or (251) 9780279. Or e-mail LSUPanhandle@hotmail.com.
PMOAA scholarship grants available
The Pensacola Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (PMOAA) will be awarding scholarship grants to children, stepchildren, spouses or grandchildren of active-duty or retired military personnel (both officer and enlisted). To be eligible, applicants must be a resident, dependent of a resident or grandchild of a resident of Escambia or Santa Rosa counties in Florida or Baldwin County in Alabama. They must have completed one year at a college, with at GPA of at least 3.0 for undergraduates or 3.5 for graduate students for the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters as a full time student. Applications must be submitted no later than June 15 and may be downloaded at www.pmoaa.org. For more information, contact retired Navy Capt. James Frazier by phone at 484-9162 or be e-mail at email@example.com.
Sunset Run scheduled for May 11
St. John Catholic School, 325 South Navy Blvd., will present its 30th annual Sunset 5K Run at 5:30 p.m. May 11. Military commands are invited to run in formation and provide cadence along the route. There will be no registration fee for those who run as a unit. Purchase of an official race shirt is not required, but shirts are available for $10 to cover costs. For more information or to RSVP, call 456-5218.
Film on Mariel boatlift to be presented
The public is welcome to attend a presentation by Pensacola State College’s Black History/Multicultural Committee and the Cuban American Association of the movie, “Voices From Mariel,” followed by an appearance by Jose Garcia, a survivor of the Mariel boatlift and the developer of the movie’s story. The free event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. April 12 in the Hagler Auditorium, Bldg. 2, Room 252, on the Pensacola campus. Through the memories of 10 Cuban-American families, “Voices From Mariel” tells the compelling story of nearly 125,000 Cuban-born immigrants who came to the United States more than 30 years ago during the Mariel boatlift. For more information, call 484-1759 or 4841437.
Commissary announces special sale
A frozen/chill case sale is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 12 and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13 outside the commissary in the west side parking lot. A freezer truck will be in the parking lot and patrons will be directed into the store to pay for their purchases. For more information, call 452-6880.
NMCRS plans classes, store closing
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) Pensacola will be conducting two Budget for Baby classes in April. The first class will meet in the NMCRS facility at NAS Pensacola from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 11. The second class will meet from 10 a.m. to noon April 20 in the atrium building at NAS Whiting Field. The NMCRS thrift shop will be closed April 25 and will reopen for business at 9 a.m. April 30. For more information or to register for a class, call 452-2300.
Bone marrow match event planned
A bone marrow donor registry drive and “Be The Match” event is scheduled for 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, April 5, at WEAR-TV studio, 4990 Mobile Highway, and during tonight’s Blue Wahoos game located at Community Maritime Park. The drive is being held to register potential donors and in hopes of finding a match for Miles Wright, a local 16-year-old with acute myeloid leukemia. Joining the donor registry is easy. No finger pricks or blood samples, just a simple easy, quick cheek swab. Eligibility requirements are: be between the ages of 18-44, be willing to donate to any patient in need and meet the health guidelines. There is no fee to join the registry. For more information, call 473-3853 or go to www.nfbcblood.org.
Grandparent support group to meet
Council on Aging of West Florida offers a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren. The next meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. April 11 at Homewood Suites by Hilton, 5049 Corporate Woods Drive. The group meets on the second Thursday of each month at the same time and location. Other relatives raising children are also invited. Participation is free. The council offers dinner through Homewood Suites’ evening reception featuring light dinner fare and salad bar. For more information, call 432-1475 or go to www.coawfla.org.
Gallery awards art scholarship
Blue Morning Gallery members have funded and art scholarship in conjunction with the University of West Florida Foundation. This year’s winner is Jason Pinckart, an art major in his junior year at UWF and a classically trained portraitist. His work will be on display at the gallery from April 7 to April 20. The public is invited to a reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 12. Jazz guitarist John Maddox will perform. The Blue Morning Gallery is located at 21 Palafox Place. For more information, call 429-9100.
Alumni group plans golf tournament
The 54th NASC Alumni Association 2013 Golf Tournament is scheduled for April 26-28 at A. C. Read Golf Club onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The tournament is being presented by Naval Aviation Schools Command Alumni Association. It will be a 54-hole four ball (two-man best ball) event. Teams will be flighted (8 teams each) for the keenest competition. Registration fee is $130 per player ($100 for active duty) and includes greens fees, cart, range balls and hors d’oeuvres following play on Friday and Saturday. Prizes will be awarded to each flight winner, runner-up and consolation “A” and “B” winners. Reservations must be made by April 12. A letter will be mailed to each participant confirming registration and providing a schedule of events. For more information, Chuck Lisner at 477-2252.
Wine fair scheduled for April 12
The second annual Pensacola Wine Fair is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 12 at Paul’s on the Bay, 660 Scenic Highway. Admission is $20 per person at the door and includes wine samples, beer sampling, olive oil samples, light food and locally produced honey. For more information, contact PaulsontheBay@ gmail.com or go to www.agorathemarketplace.com.
Diabetes Association holds cycling event
The American Diabetes Association is challenging riders to be part of the “Stop Diabetes” movement by taking part in the annual Tour de Cure, a cycling event scheduled for tomorrow, April 6, at Andrews Institute. Cyclists from the local area will gather to ride in one of three routes. They will join more than 50,000 cyclists and volunteers from across the country. George Wilcox is riding for his 5 year old daughter, Becca, who was diagnosed on Sept. 6, 2011, at the age of 4. Wilcox started Team Pancreas Patriots, which has 19 team members from NAS Pensacola. The Tour de Cure raises funds through registration fees and pledges collected by the cyclists. To register, cyclists or volunteers or make a donation call the American Diabetes Association 492-6100 or go to http://main.diabetes.org/gulfcoast.
April 5, 2013
never be bored
April 5, 2013
Navy training’s top instructors of 2012 honored; See page B2 Spotlight
Official: take time to honor military children’s service By Elaine Sanchez American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON – Children of U.S. service members around the world will be honored throughout April for their contributions to their families’ wellbeing and sacrifices on behalf of the nation, a Defense Department official said. Each April, Americans pause to recognize the nation’s 1.8 million military children during the Month of the Military Child. “It’s really important to recognize that military children also serve,” Barbara Thompson, director of military community and family policy, children and youth, told the Pentagon Channel and American Forces Press Service. It’s also important, Thompson said, to take time to let military children “know how proud we are as Americans that they … are supporting mom or dad in uniform, who is making great sacrifices for this country.” While frequent moves and school transitions can be challenging, Thompson said she believes the most challenging endeavor a military child has to endure is a parental separation due to deployment. “While we’ve made
EM1 Kyle Muggleton, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 2, reads a student’s essay about military families during the Chiefs Day of Service at Shelton Park Elementary School in Virginia Beach,VA. Photo by MCSA Edward Guttierrez III
great strides with technology and Skype … it’s not the same as having your mom or dad at your baseball game or high school graduation or one of your birthday parties,” she said. These separations can have a “serious impact” on military families’ wellbeing, Thompson noted,
particularly on the children. Younger children may experience separation and attachment issues, while older children may engage in risky behaviors, she explained. To combat a sense of isolation, officials have posted information online to educate teachers, school
A H N N S K X D G D E O C B S
of the Military Child
Story, photo by Terri Moon Cronk American Forces Press Service
ETHESDA, Md. – Bearing a large Easter basket brimming with cookies, First Lady Michelle Obama visited seven families of recuperating service members at Fisher House No. 4 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center recently. As part of her Joining Forces initiative – a national movement for all sectors of society to support and honor America’s service members and their families – it was the first lady’s second Easter celebration at one of Walter Reed’s Fisher Houses. She spent
Word Search ‘Birds’ P I Y E A G L E H H R E N H B
lenging to move every two to three years and uproot and make new friends and adjust to a new environment and a new community,” she acknowledged. “But those are also opportunities for growth and resilience, to learn very quickly how to make friends and adapt and be flexible.” Thompson said she’s spoken to military children now in college who reflect back to their experiences with a different perspective. “While challenging in the moment, it really prepared them for being away from home, for forging new relationships and seeking new interests,” she said. Thompson encouraged people to take time this month to honor military children for their sacrifices, whether it’s with an event or words of gratitude. “One of the things that’s disconcerting is we know that 1 percent of our population is in uniform and is serving, and the other 99 percent of the country takes full benefit of that,” Thompson said. “As a community, we owe it to our children to honor them and to protect them.” For more information, visit http://www. defense. gov/home/features/2012/0412%5Fmilit arychild/ and http:// www. our military.mil/.
he month of April offers us a special opportunity to acknowledge and honor the service of the littlest heroes, military children. Established by former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger, the Month of the Military Child recognizes the important role military children play in our communities.
First lady visits Fisher House families, Wounded Warriors S G E E N F T E T D L V M C H
administrators and parents on supporting military children. While they’re making progress, DoD officials can’t tackle these issues alone, Thompson said. It will take the efforts of an entire nation – from individuals and communities to government agencies
and private companies – to accomplish this goal, she added. Every American can help to support military families, she said, and no effort is too small. A neighbor can help a parent with a deployed spouse by pitching in with a carpool, driving children to an extracurricular activity, or mowing a military families’ lawn. Schools can set aside special days to honor the contributions of military children, and communities can sponsor a play or picnic, or simply find the military families in their midst to thank them, Thompson said. She suggested people visit the White House’s Joining Forces website (http://www.white house. gov/ joining forces) to find service opportunities that support military families in their neighborhoods. Taking care of military parents has a positive and direct impact on their children, Thompson noted. “It’s important to care for the stay-at-home parent with a deployed spouse,” she said. “They’re the first responders for these children. If the stay-at-home parent isn’t being nurtured, it’s very hard for him or her to nurture those children.” While military life can be challenging for children, it also offers tremendous opportunities for growth, Thompson said. “We know that it’s chal-
R W S R P I A L R L H N B T U
R K H G C L L M R S I Q D I P
DOVE EAGLE FINCH GULL HAWK
O P G S U E R D I F E G W A N
W J U K L W O J B R K G Y H L
L F Q R Y V L C P Y V R B Q W
S T O S E I E Z W G H E C N Q
Z M L G R S E W V D W X N O L
D F R L S U C R N G P S Q R Z
K O O Y U N N E V V P H G E E
M H G W A G U N Y X E N U H Z
HERON OWL ROBIN SPARROW WREN
K W A H L R V O X I W M U R O
W P K U F T X D S K U N Y I I
time with each family at tables decorated in the children’s Easter art. “We are so supportive of all the efforts that the Fisher Houses do, and we’re grateful to the Fisher family,” the first lady said. Obama spent about an hour greeting the families and asking the children about their Easter crafts and how they made them. She chatted with service members and military spouses under a handmade “Welcome, Mrs. Obama” sign made in crayon by the children. Following her visit with the families at the Fisher House, the first lady visited wounded warriors hospitalized at the medical center on the Walter Reed campus.
Gosling Games Color Me ‘Wishing tree’
First lady Michelle Obama chats with Deryn Allen, left, and her younger sister, Ryann Allen, during her preEaster visit with service members’ families at Fisher House No. 4, on the campus of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md., March 20.
Jokes & Groaners We’re what? During World War II, they say selective service wasn’t always so selective. One nearsighted man went before the draft board to explain just how poor his vision was. “If I lose my glasses, I won’t be able to see at all,” he told them. “Don’t you worry,” replied the sergeant in charge. “When we attack, we’ll stick you in front of the battalion. You won’t miss a thing.” The sarge helps out When little Reggie was inducted into the Army, he was advised to act tough. “That’s the only way to command respect in the Army,” his friends said. So Reggie did his best to carry out the advice. He swaggered all around camp, bragging, blustering and talking out of the corner of his mouth. “Show me a sergeant and I’ll show you a dope,” Reggie shouted. No sooner had he spoken than a brawny, battle-hardened figure appeared. “I am a sergeant!” he bellowed. “And I am a dope,” whispered Reggie.
April 5, 2013
Navy training’s top instructors of 2012 honored Story, photo by Steve Vanderwerff NETC PAO
Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced its 2012 Military Instructors of the Year (IoY) during a ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola recently. Rear Adm. Don Quinn, commander, Naval Education and Training Command, congratulated and presented each winner with a Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal and a plaque. “The skills and fighting spirit of our people form the foundation of our combat readiness,” Quinn said. “In training the Sailors of the world’s greatest maritime force, you produce warfighters that possess both the technical and leadership skills that enable our fleet to succeed ... You prepare them for life and, if necessary, to win in combat. The training you provide can often mean the difference between life and death.” Before the ceremony the finalists spent several days in Pensacola along with NETC’s 2012 Sailor of the Year finalists visiting several training commands, touring historic sites, and
models to Sailors preparing to join the fleet,” Ceballos said. “I became an instructor to share my knowledge and experience. I learned a lot when I was going to school and always strive to provide the best learning experience possible.” The Junior Enlisted Instructor of the Year is ND2(DSW) Jason Fenn from Atlanta. The fouryear veteran has been assigned to Submarine Rear Adm. Don Quinn, right, commander of Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), and NETC Learning Center’s Naval Force Master Chief Jon Port, left, pose with NETC’s 2012 Military Instructors of the Year shortly after a cer- Submarine School, emony at the National Naval Aviation Museum onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Groton, Conn. for almost engaging with senior lead- for their first naval assign- has been assigned to Meyer said. “I had amaz- three years, teaching subment, I’ve felt there was Surface Warfare Officer ing instructors when I marine escape rescue and ership and their peers. Lt. Riley Smith, from always more to be done,” School Learning Site, attended Machinist’s Mate survivability. Away from Red Oak, Iowa, was select- said Smith. “In our 21st Great Lakes, Ill., for almost “A” school. Those instruc- work he has many interests astronomy, ed Officer Instructor of the century Navy, where per- three years. He teaches tors literally set the tone including Year. The eight-year veter- sonnel are expected to machinist’s mates their and standard for my entire physics, computers, nutrition and history. an, assigned to the Center accomplish critical mis- tradecraft and is a curricu- career.” The NETC Military Mid-Grade Enlisted for Seabees and Facilities sions in challenging envi- lum manager. He says he Engineering’s Naval Civil ronments despite limited enjoys time with family Instructor of the Year hon- Instructor of the Year Engineer Corps Officer resources, we can’t afford and friends, camping, fish- ors went to ET1(SW/AW) award program recognizes School (CECOS), Port anything less than having ing, hiking and snowboard- Gerardo Ceballos, a native Navy and Marine Corps Hueneme, Calif., is the the very best Sailors and ing and became an instruc- of Compton, Calif. The 15- instructors and facilitators tor because he thought it year veteran has been who exemplify personal director for the Civil Marines as instructors.” Smith has been teaching was important to pass assigned to the Center for excellence and display outEngineer Corps Officer Basic Qualification Course students for almost two along the knowledge he Surface Combat Systems’ standing instructional and Detachment West, San leadership performance. and assistant course direc- years at CECOS and sug- gained during his career. “Instructing is the most Diego, for the last two and The program highlights the tor for the Naval gests to those considering Construction Force instructor duty or wanting rewarding position I’ve a half years. He is an elec- significant contributions of to make a difference, to had the privilege to hold in tronics division leading individuals throughout the Operations Basic Course. “I’m extremely hum- remember the importance my 15 years of service. It’s petty officer and teaches Naval Education and truly a unique and incredi- students how to repair elec- Training enterprise who bled by my selection. of that role. have been nominated by The Senior Enlisted ble responsibility to train tronics. Although I’ve worked hard “It’s a great honor to be their command based on for my students, most of Instructor of the Year is Sailors and send them to whom are newly commis- MMC(SW/AW) Joshua the fleet knowing that they selected. Being an instruc- their sustained superior sioned Civil Engineer Meyer from Sioux Falls, are as prepared as possible tor is extremely important performance during the Corps officers preparing S.D. The 15-year veteran to carry out our mission,” for our Navy. We are role course of the past year.
April 5, 2013
NASP MWR supports Month of the Military Child From Morale, Welfare and Recreation
The Naval Air Station Pensacola Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has planned a series of activities to celebrate the Month of the Military Child during the month of April. Each April, the Defense Department recognizes the nation’s 1.8 million military children for their contributions to their families’ well being and sacrifices on behalf of the nation by celebrating the Month of the Military Child. Service members with children across the nation can take this opportunity to spend time with their loved ones while also learning about the importance of family resilience and readiness. To this effort MWR offers these activities to bond with your children. • Free Movies on the Lawn: “Brave” will be shown April 13 and “Life of Pi” will be shown April 27. The PG movies begin at dusk in font of Portside Gym, Bldg. 627. There will be door prizes for children in April. Movies on the Lawn continues every second and fourth Saturday
through August. • Swim lessons: $15 swim lesson for military dependent children April 22-26 sessions (non and beginning swimmers). Indoor pool as space is available. To register, call 452-9429. • A.C. Read Golf Course: In April, military dependent child age 17 or younger plays free on executive course when accompanied by paying adult. • A&W: $1 off Kid’s Cruiser Meal. A&W Restaurant is located in the Portside Food Court at the Portside Complex, Bldg. 3912, on East Avenue. • Blue Angel Park: 50 percent off any boat rental or game (disc golf, miniature golf or paintball) in April, when accompanied by parent. • Bayou Grande and Sherman Cove marinas: 50 percent off canoe or kayak rental in April when accompanied by an adult. • Bayou Grande Picnic Center: 50 percent off one or two hour canoe or kayak rental when accompanied by an adult.
• Corry Bowling Center: Family Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $1.75 per game for adults and $0.75 per game for accompanied active duty military dependent children. • Cubi Bar Café : Free cookies for military dependent child with purchase of meal by any family member. • Family Zumba Class: Ages 10 and older join parents for 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday Zumba classes at Radford Fitness Center. • ITT: Military child gets free ticket to LEGOLAND with purchase of military adult ticket from ITT. • Library: Free giveaways for children in April. • Mustin Beach Club: Free cookie for military dependent child with purchase of lunch • The Oaks: One free cookie for military dependent child with purchase of meal by adult. • Portside Cinema: One free child’s popcorn and child’s drink for military dependent children ages 11 and younger on Saturdays and Sundays.
April 5, 2013
Morale, Welfare and Recreation
Large crowds packed the 5,000-seat Pensacola Bayfront Stadium throughout the Blue Wahoos’ inaugural 2012 season. Photo from Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Batters up for Blue Wahoos Pensacola Blue Wahoos
After a successful first season in Pensacola, the Blue Wahoos are returning to the Gulf Coast with high expectations in their second campaign. The Wahoos are the Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. The Wahoos played the first game of the 2013 season April 4 against the Tennessee Smokies. Other games against the Smokies are scheduled for 7 p.m. tonight, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday. Some games are already sold out, but fans are encouraged to check ticket availability online frequently in the event any tickets become available. Five away games against the Mobile Bay Bears are scheduled or April 10 through April 14 and five home games against the Jacksonville Suns are scheduled for April 15 through April 19. Check the team’s website for more information on the sched-
Details • What: Pensacola Blue Wahoos. • When: Season runs from April through early September. • Where: Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. • For more information: Call 934-8444, or go to blue wahoos.com.
ule for the upcoming season, which runs through September. This year’s preliminary roster features seven players ranked in the top 30 of Baseball America’s annual organizational prospect rankings. Returning right-handed pitcher Kyle Lotzkar (12th) is the highest-rated prospect and is joined in the top 30 by outfielder Donald Lutz (18th), outfielder Ryan LaMarre (21st), catcher Tucker Barnhart (23rd), infielder David Lohman (25th), righthanded pitcher Curtis Partch (27th) and right-handed pitcher Chad Rogers (28th). Other players of note include
right-hander Tim Crabbe, who ranked second in the farm system in strikeouts last year with 153. Also in the bullpen for the 2013 Blue Wahoos is Loek Van Mil, a native of the Netherlands, who is the tallest player in professional baseball standing at 7 foot, 11 inches. New manager Delino DeShields will lead the team after spending the last two seasons as the skipper for Low-A Dayton. The coaching staff includes new hitting coach Dick Schofield and returning pitching coach Tom Brown who enters his seventh season in the Reds system. Schofield will lead the position players after working in the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organization for the last two years. Group packages are available for the season including packages for the new Fireball Deck in left field. Mini plans and singlegame tickets also are available for the 2013 season.
At the movies FRIDAY
“Escape from Planet Earth” (3D), PG, 4:50 p.m.; “Oz the Great & Powerful” (3D), PG, 6:50 p.m., 9:30 p.m.; “A Good Day to Die Hard,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “21 & Over,” R, 7:10 p.m., 9:10 p.m.
“Escape from Planet Earth” (3D), PG, noon; “Oz the Great & Powerful” (3D), PG, 2 p.m.; “42” (3D),” PG-13, 5 p.m. (free admission); “Dark Skies,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Jack the Giant Slayer (3D),” PG-13, 9:30 p.m.; “Oz the Great & Powerful” (2D), PG, 12:20 p.m.; “Snitch,” PG-13, 3 p.m.; “21 & Over,” R, 5:20 p.m., 7:20 p.m. ; “A Good Day to Die Hard,” R, 9:20 p.m.
“Escape from Planet Earth” (2D), PG, noon; “Oz the Great & Powerful” (3D), PG, 2 p.m., 4:40 p.m.; “Jack the Giant Slayer” (3D), PG-13, 7:20 p.m.; “Dark Skies,” PG-13, 12:20 p.m.; “21 & Over,” R, 2:20 p.m.; “A Good Day to Die Hard,” R, 4:20 p.m.; “Identity Thief,” R, 6:30 p.m.
“Oz the Great & Powerful” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Jack the Giant Slayer” (3D), PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “A Good Day to Die Hard,” R, 5:20 p.m.; “21 & Over,” R, 7:20 p.m.
WEDNESDAY “Beautiful Creatures,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “21 & Over,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “Escape from Planet
Earth” (2D), PG, 5:20 p.m.; “Snitch,” PG-13, 7:20 p.m.
“Escape from Planet Earth” (3D), PG, 5:20 p.m.; “Jack the Giant Slayer (3D),” PG-13, 7:20 p.m.; “Safe Haven,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Identity Thief,” R, 7:30 p.m.
Regular: $3 adults, $1.50 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger 3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger
Details: 452-3522 or www.naspensacola-mwr.com
The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities that the whole family can participate in. For more information, call 452-8285 or visit the MWR website: www.naspensacola-mwr.com. • NAS Pensacola Intramural Sports: Hours of operation, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in Bldg. 627. Softball, 5 p.m. April 8; paintball, 8 a.m. April 27; and racquet ball, 11:15 a.m. June 3. There are entry deadlines for each event. For more information, call 452-4391. • NASP Corry Station Intramural Sports: Hours of operation, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in Bldg. 3738. Softball, 5 p.m. April 9; ultimate Frisbee, 11 a.m. April 23; paintball, 8 a.m. May 4; corn-hole singles, 11:15 a.m. May 26; and swimming, 5 p.m. June 13. There are entry deadlines for each event. For more information, call 452-6520. • Summer camp testing and tryouts: 5:30 p.m. April 6 and 9 a.m. April 20 at indoor pool. Tests required for junior lifeguard, puddle jumpers, beach volleyball and water safety patrol camps. Boat safety test required for sailing, kayak, paddleboard and marine science camps. For more information, call 452-9429. • Swim team: Goslings pre-swim team begins April 9. Practices are 6 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. Tuesday and Friday. Summer swim team early start begins April 22. For more information, call 452-9429. • Swim lessons: Begin April 9. Classes are Tuesdays and Friday through May 3. Beginners class is from 4:50 to 5:20 p.m. and intermediate class is from 5:20 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. For more information, call 452-9429. • Red Cross Lifeguard Certification: Pretest 7 p.m. April 15 at Bldg. 3828. Two-week certification class in evenings April 16 to April 28. Pretest is $15, course is $170. For more information, call 452-9429. • British soccer camps: June 10-14 at the Navy Youth Sports Complex on Highway 98. Four age groups. Register before April 26 and receive a British soccer jersey. Register online at www.challengersports.com. For more information, call 452-3810 or 452-2417. • Movies on the Lawn: The 2013 Movies on the Lawn Summer series will begin April 13 with “Brave” and continues on the second and fourth Saturday of each month through August. Bring your blankets, chairs and coolers ... MWR will provide the movie and free popcorn. Movies are shown at dusk on the Portside lawn in front of the Portside Gym, Bldg. 627. Check the MWR website and the MWR Facebook page for notices of cancellation in case of rain. For more information, call 452-2372. Discount tickets at ITT: Tickets available for Talladega races, May 4 and May 5. $30/$70. Save 60 percent off the regular prices. Tickets also available for Blazefest 2013, which is scheduled for May 25 in Niceville. The Memorial Day weekend festival will feature Sevendust, Drowning Pool, Saving Abel and more. Tickets on sale at ITT NAS Pensacola now for $22. For more information, call 4526354.
Liberty activities Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and holidays and 10:30 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Off-base trips leave from the NASP Liberty Center, but you must sign up in advance. For more information, call 452-2372 or visit www.naspensacolamwr.com/singsail/liberty. htm.
April 5, 2013
Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away. The SafeHelpline provides live, one-on-one crisis support and information by trained staff. Call (877) 995-5247; go to www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247 CONUS; (202) 470-5546 OCONUS (may be additional charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows a victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services and safety interventions such as a Military Protective Order (MPO), separation from offender, expedited transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim may report to his/her chain-of-command, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR VA, SARC, and his/her CO shall commence an investigation. Restricted reporting allows a victim to have a confidential report, which does not trigger either command nor law enforcement notification and the victim may have a SAPR VA, and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim may disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care provider and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 Victim Advocate, call 449-9231/2. To contact the SARC during working hours, call 452-5990 x0; or during and after working hours, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.
Fleet and Family Support Center The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following classes: • Personal Financial Management Program: Offering “How to Come Up With that 20 Percent; Surviving a Furlough.” Class is open to all active duty, retirees, family members and DoD and contract employees. For information or to register, call 4525609. • Welcoming new personnel: Everyone in the military has to transfer sooner or later. Commands should ensure 100 percent sponsor assignment. Training is offered monthly. Trained sponsors can provide reliable information to incoming personnel and their families. To register for the next training session, call 452-5609.
• Anger control: How is anger affecting you or your relationships? This workshop illustrates the differences between anger, assertiveness, stress and aggression. You will also learn general skills and practical techniques for managing anger. Class includes two sessions. Next sessions are 10 a.m. to noon May 7 and May 14. For details, call 4525609. • Positive Parenting: Being an effective parent is one of the most rewarding tasks in life and one of the most challenging. Classes provide a practical approach to raising happy, respectful, self-reliant, healthy, confident, cooperative, and responsible children. Six weeks of classes. Call 452-5609 to register.
Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach is seeking volunteers for opportunities including: • Meals on Wheels: Council on Aging of West Florida, 875 Royce St., is seeking volunteers to deliver meals to homebound elderly citizens of Escambia County on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. Contact Brenda Turner at 432-1475, ext. 410, or visit RSVPCoordinator@coawfla.org.
• USO Northwest Florida: The USO is seeking volunteers that are committed to supporting America’s troops and their families. If you are interested, contact Faye White at 4558280, option 4. For more information, contact NASP Community Outreach at 452-2532 or e-mail NAS PensacolaCommunityOutreach@ Facebook.com.
Worship schedule The Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel and the Lady of Loreto Chapel are closed for renovations. During renovations, Sunday services are being held at the auditorium at Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Bldg. 633. NAS Pensacola Protestant
•Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Protestant Sunday School, 9 a.m. Sunday, J.B. McKamey Center. • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Women’s Bible study, 9 a.m. Tuesday, J.B. McKamey Center. • Fellowship dinner, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. • Bible study, 6 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center. Roman Catholic
• Sacrament of Penance, 3:45 p.m. Saturday, All Faiths Chapel. • Mass, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, All Faiths Chapel. • Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium.
• Mass, noon Monday, Thursday, and Friday, All Faiths Chapel. Latter Day Saints
• Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. NASP Corry Station Protestant
• Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, chapel conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Praise and worship, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Roman Catholic
• Mass, noon Sunday. • Mass, 11 a.m. Tuesday, small chapel. Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic
• Mass, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday. Protestant
• Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For more information, call 452-2341.
April 5, 2013
To place an ad go online at www.gosportpensacola.com or call 433-1166 ext.24.
Military Marketplace ★ Motor ★ Merchandise ★ Employment ★ Real Estate ★ and more Services
W e l l - Announcements Garage sale: GE Stove with established dog7181 Schwab over the range grooming Dr., Saturday, vent hood, $100 100 New business close Donors Needed April 6, 7 am and GE to NAS for sale. Save a life. 12. All tools, D i s h w a s h e r , $95,000. 291kitchen and Make a $40 OBO. Call 5709 household Difference items, designer Mac, 850-232Verizon at New donors clothing. Every 1068 North Navy will can donate life item to be sold. get a 18x24” saving plasma GE older model canvas photo to Pets and receive electric stove, your parents for $100 $30. Kenmore your new Rottweiler, 2 ½ electric dryer, compensation activation. years old, free to older model but in two good home. works great donations. Misc.Motor M e d i u m Talecris $40. Kenmore 1991, 23 ft. 3810 Barrancas shepherd mix, 3 D i s h w a s h e r , years old, free to Fish Hawk with Ave home. older model but w a l k - a r o u n d 850-456-0975 good works great 455-4001 cuddy cabin. www.Grifolspla $20. Call Kathy NEWER Vortec Merchandise 850-453-3775. sma.com 350 Engine & Walk-ins Outdrive Articles for sale welcome engine has less Thermoelectric Model wine cooler, in has 300 hours. Current picture New Asking $5,200. R u g e r wooden cabinet ID, Social Looks great, B l a c k h a w k , on legs, 12+ Security runs great. Just .357, Blued Number bottle capacity. in time for Finish, Asking required VG condition, boating season. $400. If Call Mac at 850interested call $100. 497-9780 232-1068. 850-232-2612.
Ask for Jason.
Leather G-1 B1 Navy flight jacket, original 1944 pattern, government issued, mouton collar, new cuffs and waistband, no squadron patches, size 42, great soft condition. $150. 497-9780
Thomasville dresser, mirror, H u t c h w/mirrored background, glass shelves, and light cherry/brown in color. Both sell for $600 OR b u y i n d i v i d u a l l y. Dresser/mirror, $325 and hutch, $ 3 2 5 . randy.hughdama K o l c r a f t firstname.lastname@example.org Travelin’ Tot S e a g u l l f o l d i n g Coastline series p l a y p e n , S6 Dreadbassinet and nought QI acoustic-electric mattress, z i p p e r e d guitar, slightly s t o r a g e / c a r r y used, excellent condition bag, 30” x 40” x w/hard case, 30”, like new $349. Burswood condition, very classical guitar, clean. $50. 497- new/never used w/gig bag, $125. 9780 randy.hughdama email@example.com
Your City • Your Magazine
Follow us on facebook.
Pm Wedding issue on stands everywhere. Full of fresh ideas and the most complete directory for your wedding needs.
RWS 48 air rifle, .177 cal side lever w/4X32 scope 1110 & case, $449. Ruger Air M a g n u m Combo air rifle .177 cal, 1400 F P S w/scope/case, $ 1 3 9 . randy.hughdama firstname.lastname@example.org
Y a m a h a generator, 5,700 running watts, $450. E l e c t r i c wheelchair jazzy, $750. E l e c t r i c Craftmatic bed, $550. 455-4001
Shotgun, Remington, 1187 12 gauge, 3 inch magnum automatic, ventilated rib, s c r e w - i n chokes, premier grade. Top of the line. $325. 454-9486.
9 mm 15-round magazine for the Sig P-226. Lightly used, $50. Inquire at solstice62@gm ail.com US Cargo enclosed trailer. 17’x7’ with Vnose. Drop down rear ramp, s i d e entrance. Single axel. Top air vent, $3,500. 255-5591
C a n o e , Mohawk, 16 ft., R o y a l e x construction, stable, sturdy, unsinkable, indestructible. Great shape. $250. 712-1245 Trailer, 5 ft. x 8 ft. utility trailer, big tires, factory built. Drive-on ramp t a i l g a t e , excellent condition. $435. 497-1167
Motor Autos for sale
For Sale 1956 Vo l k s w a g o n body on a 1972 pan with 1600 cc engine. Good condition w/2 sets of tires and wheels, plus other assorted parts. Runs strong and looks cool. Asking $7000. Call Ken @ 850-494-9445
Gosport mailed to your door $60 per year for 50 issues Fill out the form below and drop off or mail to: Ballinger Publishing 41 N. Jefferson St. Suite 402 Pensacola, FL 32502
Name and address where you want Gosport delivered. Please print clearly.
Card Number Exp. Date
Advertise with us! Call Simone Sands at 433-1166 ext. 21
April 5, 2013
Ads placed by the Military are FREE To place a FREE Military Marketplace classified ad
go online at www.gosportpensacola.com
Military Marketplace ★ Motor ★ Merchandise ★ Employment ★ Real Estate ★ and more Motor
1985 Mercedes Benz 380 SL Roadster, Sky blue, V-8 gas auto, two tops. Serious inquiry only. 477-7923
2000 Ford Taurus has 132k. Tires 1 year old, brakes serviced within 6 months. No a/c, light damage driver side from i n c i d e n t w/mailbox. Charlie.Henning @gmail.com. $2,700 obo
2001 BMW Z3 Automatic transmission, white leather, heated power seats, top 2 years old, no cracks, new blue paint, clean carfax, 118,000 miles. 380-5643 1990 Honda Accord LX, 2 door, AC, 5 speed new tires, one owner, dark grey, $999 obo. Call/text 2918567
92 Cadillac Deville 138,000 miles, runs great AC works, no rust $3,500, 456-8766 Trucks/Vans/ SUV’s
2012 F150 Fwd Lariat, eco boost, super crew, loaded, black/adobe, 5,200 miles. $ 4 1 , 4 9 9 . Call/text 2918567
Motorcycles 20 ft. pontoon boat with 70 M o t o r i z e d horsepower motor, rigged for bicycle: “HELI fishing, trolling O” brand-new motor, electric 50cc Honda horse if needed. 150mpg. Cost 623-4107 or $1,949, selling 261-3196 for $1,800. 9442005 Wildcat 6404 28RK 5th Wheel. One Misc. Motor owner, under cover, looks 1991, 23 ft. new, one slide, Fish Hawk with a l u m i n u m w a l k - a r o u n d frame. $12,500. 232-7210 cuddy cabin. NEWER Vortec 2011 Bayliner 350 Engine & 16’, 60 HP Outdrive - Mercury four engine has less s t r o k e , has 300 hours. g a l v a n i z e d Used Asking $5,200. trailer. only two Looks great, summers w/100 runs great. Just hours, original in time for owner, like new. boating season. $10,500 for Call Mac at quick Pensacola 850-232-1068. sale. 706-6279433 or 6191230
Unfurnished 2/2 waterfront community with swimming pool, tennis courts, boat ramp & dock in c o m m u n i t y . Real Estate Home for rent in Homes for rent Gulf Breeze, $1,000/month. Beautiful home 361-9093 Nonsmokers. Dogs to share 2 ok w/deposit. minutes from NAS. Non- F u r n i s h e d smoking and apartment for rent near NAS c a b l e . Pensacola. References and 2/1.5, $895 per 492d e p o s i t . month. 5806 or 723$495/month. 0804. 251-391-4632. Leave message. 3 bedroom, 2 bath house for 4 to 5/2 for rent available June 1. 1,860 rent/sale sqft., fenced-in w/option to buy. b a c k N. Davis. $950 yard, partially plus deposit. furnished. Rent $1,200/month. 712-4293. C o n t a c t Natalie at (319) 270-5368. RV 92 Roadtrek. Runs great, clean, 21ft., $8,500. 696-6135
2/1 ½ duplex with garage. Covered back patio, central heat/air, quiet dead-end street. 4663 Petra C i r c l e . Convenient to b a s e s . $650/month, $600 deposit. 968-6076 or 375-2991
R e t i r e d Navy/airline pilot seeks flight student or instructor to share home on L a k e Charlene. For details respond to stubugg@ gmail.com
3/2 brick with g a r a g e . Convenient to bases. Fenced yard, great school district, completely restored. $800/month, $700 deposit. 968-6076 or 375-2991. Roommates
1,641 sq ft, 3/2. MLS #441428. $154,900 15 miles from NAS, 23 miles from Whiting F i e l d . Meticulously well maintained h o m e , transferrable home/termite warranties, no Homes for sale f i x i n g necessary. 34625 acres 1654 Lakeview, s u r v e y e d , Myrtle Grove V a g / V R . 605 N 69th Ave. $150K. S t r e a m s , 4/3 hardwoods. 7 1 2 - 6 0 8 6 . Must see, Beautiful home new carpet $125,000 obo, freshly painted. 438-4416.
Place your ad today and it could be here next week.
April 5, 2013
Business Climate Magazine
For Todayâ€™s Climate