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‘Who’s the biggest recycler’ contest at NAS Pensacola ... In celebrating the spirit of Earth Day, NASP is having a competition to determine, “Who’s the Biggest Recycler?” You, your command or your group can do your part to ensure that NASP fulfills its mission while conserving resources through recycling. Commands, tenants, or individuals are eligible to participate in this event. The NAS Pensacola recycling program will reward the biggest recyclers with recognition and MWR prizes. Participants will collect recyclable items April 21-25. Register your team by April 18. Registration forms are available at the NASP Recycle Center, Bldg 2691. Call 452-2028 or 572-6184 for further information.

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NCO survey: degree programs to be added By Ed Barker NETC PAO

The Navy College Office (NCO) serving Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola and surrounding locations announced April 2 it is moving forward to offer additional degree programs based on the online Educational Needs Assessment Survey conducted late last year. According to NCO Pensacola Educational Services Specialist Ken Spradlin, voluntary educational programing is changing at a rapid pace, and Navy College is working to keep up. “When the last survey was conducted over eight years ago, distance learning was just becoming available,” said Spradlin. “Now virtually all of our partner schools offer online degree choices, and most Sailors choose a school and stay with it throughout their educational career. They take their education plan and institution with them as they transfer to new duty stations.” The survey gave Spradlin’s office significant insight into the changing needs of

its customers. “We surpassed our goal of 500 responses from the survey, and the suggestions that resulted are driving our efforts,” added Spradlin. “Some of the changes requested include additional seatedcourse options (instructor-led, in person) for general education programs, more eight-week courses and expanding our course offerings with additional degree programs.” According to Spradlin, the next step in the process is a request for proposals from schools that provide the degree programs identified in the needs assessment, and based on selections, a new base Memorandum of Understanding may be generated. NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins recently toured the NCO for a familiarization and update on the survey results. Base leadership will play a key part in the selection process for any new and additional degree programs. “We definitely need to have more education options,” said Hoskins. “The

New Blue Angels aircraft coming to NASP front gate ... A familiar face to base personnel is missing: the Grumman F-11 Tiger which had greeted visitors to NAS Pensacola since 1976. The F-11 was the first supersonic, single-seat carrier-based United States Navy fighter aircraft. It served during the 1950s and 1960s and was flown by the Blues from 1957-1968. The former gate F-11 is currently awaiting disposition at the National Naval Aviation Museum, and is scheduled to be replaced by an F/A-18 Hornet painted in the Blues color scheme sometime in May. (Above) Deep South Crane personnel cradle the F-11. (Right) A worker cuts through the pedestal holding the jet. Photos by Ens. Nate Morehead

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April 15 is tax deadline: Help available at NASP By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

There are five days left in the countdown to tax day and help is available at the NAS Pensacola Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) center. The self-service office, which is located in Bldg. 680, Room 225 (121 Cuddahy Street), is scheduled to be open through the April 15 tax deadline, according

to ABE1 Eric Sienzant. The phone number to reach the center is 452-2209. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, April 11, and Monday. Tuesday hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Clients should note that the hours are subject to change. The Navy tax assistance program assists military members and their dependants with filing tax returns free of charge with the

help of volunteers trained and certified by the IRS. The office is equipped with computer stations where clients can prepare their own tax returns online. Here is what you need to bring: • All forms, W-2s and 1099s. • Any information regarding other income. • Information regarding deductions and credits. • Social Security cards.

• Proof of identification. • Bank information. • If married and filing jointly, spouse must be present to sign the return. Other Navy tax assistance sites also are scheduled to be available at the Naval Air Technical Training Center and the Naval Aviations Schools Command aboard NASP and at the Center for Information Dominance at NASP Corry Station.

For more information on the Navy’s tax assistance program, go to http://www.jag.navy.mil/organization/code_16_tax_info.htm. Military OneSource also offers an online tax filing service at no cost to you. The service allows you to complete and electronically file your federal and up to three state tax returns or filings. For more information, call (800) 342-9647 or go to www.militaryonesource.mil.

Earth Day events onboard NAS Pensacola By Aly Altonen NASP PAO Intern

National Child Abuse Prevention Month proclamation signed at FFSC ... NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins signed a proclamation April 1 declaring April to be Month of the Military Child and National Child Abuse Prevention Month. (Above) Hoskins, seated next to NAS Pensacola Fleet and Family Support Center Director Kathleen Doherty and surrounded by FFSC personnel, signs the proclamation at an FFSC open house event April 1. For more on Child Abuse Prevention Month, see page 1B. For other Child Abuse Prevention month events, see page 3B. For more on the FFSC open house, see page 2B. Photo by Mike O’Connor

Go green! Not with envy, but for Earth Day 2014. A variety of Earth Day events will be held at NASP Corry Station April 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. while events aboard NASP will take place April 21 through April 25 for Earth Week. Preschool children will attend the Corry Station festivities to help celebrate and gain knowledge of the importance of Earth Day. Among the many activities at Corry Station,

the annual NEX Associate’s Recycle Mania Challenge will take place. Associates handcraft projects from only recyclable materials from their departments and stores. No bought goods are allowed, and the winner is voted on by customers. Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA), NASP Public Works and Gulf Power will offer workshops in energy conservation. The ECUA and Gulf Power plan to bring their energy efficient vehicles, while NASP Public Works

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Jeanie Shepard, mother and mother-in-law of Cherese and Jamel Agee, adjusts the thermostat in their Balfour Beatty Communities home to conserve energy.

RECP substantially reduces energy usage Story, photo by Aly Altonen NASP PAO Intern

Balfour Beatty Communities foots the bill – as long as you are within your energy usage levels for the month, of course. Residents have been reducing their energy usage since last year’s Switch4Good program, which helped implement and educate residents on how the Resident Energy Conservation Program (RECP) worked. RECP is now a permanent program that focuses on

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A survivor, leader, and American hero remembered By Darryl Orrell Center for Security Forces

He was a Mobile, Ala., native that survived the brutalities of being a prisoner of war, exercised steadfast leadership as a U.S. senator, and fostered patriotism among everyone he encountered. Retired admiral and former U.S. Sen. Jeremiah A. Denton Jr., died March 28 in Virginia Beach, Va. He was 89. A 34-year Navy veteran, Denton served on active duty during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was also heavily involved with the Cuban Missile Crisis as the commander of

the Guantanamo Defense Force. Denton’s final active-duty assignment was with the Chief of Naval Education and Training (now the Naval Education and Training Command). “Our nation has had to say goodbye to one of its greatest heroes,” said Center for Security Forces (CENSECFOR) Commanding Officer, Capt. Raymond Benedict. “His legacy has motivated several generations of Sailors and Marines as they receive vital Code of Conduct

training prior to deploying overseas in support of global operations.” In 1965, Denton was shot down and captured by North Vietnamese forces and for the next seven years and seven months, he was held as a prisoner of war (POW). He became the first U.S. military captive to experience four years of solitary confinement. It was during his captivity that Denton gave the American public its first confirmation that American POWs in North Viet-

nam were being tortured. He did this by blinking his eyes during a television interview that was arranged by his captors in 1966. The intent of his blinking went unsuspected by his captors, but to those trained in Morse code, Denton spelled out the letters T.O.R.T.U.R.E. “His incredible leadership and self-sacrifice inspired and saved countless lives during one of our nation's most horrific captivity situations in Hanoi,” said James Meehan, Code of Conduct Training Specialist at CENSECFOR. “The 4th Allied POW Wing motto in Hanoi was ‘Return with Honor’ and Adm. Denton exem-

plified this in every way by living up to and exceeding the values expressed in the Code of Conduct.” “Today, Adm. Denton no longer suffers from the scars of war and torture, but rather he has been recalled from the battlefront having fought the good fight,” said Meehan. “He was recalled and taken home to glory and that of eternal peace – rest in peace admiral, we have the watch.” During a speech in 2010, Denton made a statement to inspire all Americans: “As long as you realize who you are and the great country of which you belong, you can achieve anything.”

ʻCan I Kiss Youʼ ... An educational presentation titled “Can I Kiss You, a revealing look at dating and intimacy” brought in large crowds during its two performances at NAS Pensacola, according to Anne Ballensinger, a Sexual Assault Victim Advocate at NASP Fleet and Family Support Center. “Approximately 2,400 attended,” Ballensigner said. “27 D-SAACP (Department of Defense Sexual Assault Advocate Certification Program) certified SAPR victim advocates attended, received the training and were standing by. Three Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARCs) attended. The (NASP) CO, XO and CMC were in attendance at the 0800 show. And two victim advocates from Escambia County Sheriff's Office were our guests.” (Left to right) Marine Lance Cpls. Derrick Wentling and Damien Brooks show off T-shirts after seeing “Can I Kiss You.” Brooks believes he gained a better understanding of empathy and greater respect for the boundaries of others. “We are all brothers and sisters and must look out for our own,” Wentling said. “Bystander intervention means not only keeping someone from becoming a victim but also keeping someone from making a mistake.” Photo courtesy NASP FFSC NCO from page 1

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demand signal for higher skill-sets is going to be there in the future, and we need to support that through our voluntary education programs and through the Navy College Office.” Some of the specific demand signals indicated by the survey include: • General education on-base seated offerings in an eight-week schedule. • Availability of additional on-base seated offerings for degrees in aviation, business, criminal justice, education, electronics and fire science. • Addition of electronics and fire science online degree programs. The Regional Director of Navy College Operations East Ernest Poe is optimistic about the inputs to the Pensacola NCO resulting from the survey. “We’re hopeful that the survey results will lead to an improved level of Sailor satisfaction and support in terms of new degree opportunities as identified by the survey,” said Poe. “Being able to implement programs that address the needs of our customers is exactly what we want each NCO to accomplish.” Spradlin added that the Navy College Program supports the personal and professional growth of Sailors by providing them opportunities to earn degrees that enhance their analytical skills and ability to make informed decisions, which helps make them invaluable assets to the Navy. It’s an important part of the 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative that consolidates a set of objectives and policies, new and existing, to maximize Sailor and Marine personal readiness, build resiliency and hone the most combat-effective force in the history of the Department of the Navy. For more information about the Navy College Program (NCP), visit the NCP website: https://www.navycollege.navy.mil/.

plans to have BRITE the mascot on scene. Three Bean Soup, a local father and daughter team, will also be the entertainment for the day. Local farmers and artisans including, but not limited to Ever’man Grocery, Annie’s Naked Cookies, Chef’s Blend and Brad Brandon Photography will be selling locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, honey and artisan goods. For NASP’s Earth Week, events will take place at Aviation Plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Compass Solar Energy demonstrations will be ongoing throughout the week. NEX “Recycle Wars” is also a weeklong event. NEX associates recycle something that is usually thrown away, such as broken hangers, outdoor chandeliers or extension cord holders, into something useful. Those who attend will be able to vote for the winner. Attendees can also start pledging to do something green on the Tree of Pledges, a tree made out of PVC. Patrons and associates write their pledge on paper leaf cutouts and tape it to the tree. How full will the tree be by the end of the week? Schedule of events: April 21 • There will be a blood drive with One Blood sponsored by NEX. • Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) Compressed NatRECP from page 1

changing habits to conserve energy today for a better future. Before RECP, electric bills were covered by Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH). BAH still covers residents' electric bills, but only if they are within the average for that billing cycle. If residents are over the average, they pay the difference, whether it is $2 or $50. Those who are below the average receive credit, while residents who are at the average simply do not pay or receive anything. There is also a 10 percent buffer area that ensures the difference in family size is accounted for. “I have seen a positive change. The amount of excessive over usage has decreased by probably about 30 percent,” Russ Downing, community manager for Balfour Beatty Communities NAS Pensacola, said. Excessive over usage by Balfour Beatty Communities standards is $100 over the average monthly bill, while

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Downing goes by his “$80 trigger” to identify those homes with excessive usage. When a home is in the excessive usage category, Downing suspends that bill for the month, then performs an energy audit of the home with his maintenance staff. The purpose of the energy audit is to perform preventative maintenance for lost energy. His team checks water heaters, HVAC units and cracks in the windows and doors, along with anything else that would potentially increase an energy bill regardless of the resident’s living habits. Downing says the number of homes with usage levels extremely above the average has gone from 12 or 15 homes down to six or seven, so there is definitely a difference. The Agee family has lived in their Balfour Beatty Communities home for almost three years. They were concerned about how much energy they used at first, but when the program started, they were actually below the average monthly bill.

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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.

ural Gas (CNG) trucks will have a display and information booth. April 22 • ECUA will provide information on fats, oils and grease (FOG) program. • Gulf Power’s Chevy Volt will be on display to showcase the electric-gas hybrid “greener” vehicle. • Gulf Power’s bicycle generator will be on display at the Radford Gym from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for visitors to compete to see who can produce the most power. • A display table will be set up in the lobby of the Radford Gym for Gulf Power, Public Works, Starbucks, the Navy Exchange, MWR Aquatics and the marinas to further promote energy awareness and fitness. • MWR is sponsoring an Energy-A-Thon at the Radford Gym including free fitness events: Zumba at 9 a.m., BUFF at 10 a.m., Box Mania at 11 a.m. and Spin at 11:15 a.m. April 23 • Public Works electric vehicle display and information booth. April 24 • “Go Green Spin Class” is scheduled at the Radford Fitness Center at 4 p.m. Patrons will be encouraged to wear green and bring in recyclables such as old clothing, newspapers or plastic bottles and aluminum cans. April 25 • Arbor Day activities at NEX Aviation Plaza; details to be announced.

The image on the right side is the Navy’s most modern fighter aircraft, the F-18 Super Hornet. Established in 1921 as the Air Station News, the name Gosport was adopted in 1936. A gosport was a voice tube used by flight instructors in the early days of naval aviation to give instructions and directions to their students. The name “Gosport” was derived from Gosport, England (originally God’s Port), where the voice tube was invented. Gosport is an authorized newspaper published every Friday by Ballinger Publishing,

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“Once we started seeing that we were benefiting from conserving the energy, we decided that we would try to stick to that plan and keep our energy usage low. It is really interesting, and I think it is great that we are doing our part to conserve energy,” said Cherese Agee. Some things the family does on a regular basis is use natural light, unplug electronics that are not in use and use ceiling fans to keep the house cool in the Florida heat. “We try to be conscious of how much we use to make sure we do not go over our BAH,” Jamel Agee said. Balfour Beatty is one of the largest privatization companies in the United States with 55 multi-service military installations. Balfour Beatty Communities, NAS Pensacola consists of eight neighborhoods on the base, Corry Village and Lighthouse Terrace accounting for the majority. They house mostly active-duty military with a small amount being retired and some DoD employees.

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For a military family, there’s a hidden ‘I’ in ‘team’ By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist


t regular intervals throughout his 26-year military career, my husband has been promoted to the next rank. Each time this happens, there is a little ceremony, during which my husband gives a brief speech. After two decades of being married to a Navy man, I have that speech pretty much memorized. “Capt. So-and-so, thank you for the wonderful introduction. Also, kudos go out to Petty Officer What’shisface for the lovely decor and delicious cake. (clears throat) When I joined the Navy (fill in the blank) years ago, I never imagined making (fill in current rank). I merely aspired to learn, to travel the world, and to serve my country. But I stayed in the Navy because, simply put, I love my job. And the reason I love my job is because of the people I’ve been fortunate enough to work for and with. (Fill in names various people in the command, to include Adm. Whooziewhat, seated nearby.) But there is someone else here that I need to recognize. Someone, without whom, I would not be standing before

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you all here today. Someone who has been my teammate for (fill in the blank) years – my wonderful wife, Lisa.” Women swoon, men wink, cameras flash, I blow my husband a kiss, and he smiles in return. And every time, at that moment, I actually believe it’s true. Soon after, I find myself alone, changing the wiper blades, taking the dog to the vet, paying the exterminator bill and ordering our son to shave. My teammate is not around, because he is halfway across the globe. It’s not his fault; he’s working to support our family. But, when I become the sole manager of our family, I am often frazzled, overwhelmed, and unshowered, walking around with my arms

About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, has been a military spouse for 20 years (and running). She also writes columns for Military Spouse magazine and a blog at www.themeat andpotatoesoflife.com. She and her family are stationed at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. held up like a crazed zombie in search of sauvignon blanc. My personality waffles between deranged inmate, vicious dictator, catatonic robot and hormonal sobbing mess, while I try my best to handle

our chaotic home life on my own. This doesn’t feel like teamwork, but more like some bizarre form of solitary confinement. My husband just left for Italy. He will be gone for a only a week, then back for a week, then gone again to Alabama for a week, then home another week before he’s off again to Texas for another week. These little work trips are minor annoyances when compared to the long deployments other military folks are enduring, and besides, managing the home front alone gets easier the older you get, right? Uh, not so much. Like an old umbrella stroller with a wobbly wheel, an old shirt with a loose button, an old desktop computer with too many image files, an old blender that gives off a burning smell every time you try to make a frozen margarita – I used to work really well, but the older I get, the more likely it is that I’m gonna blow. The children tiptoe around the house, hoping that I’ll wipe the smudged mascara away from my eyes before I take them to school, and wondering whether I’ll force them

to eat cheese and crackers again for dinner. The dog senses tension, and follows me around the house, licking my pant legs. But with the distraction of the DVR, therapeutic happy hours with the neighbors, and a secret can of Pringles stashed in the laundry room, I know I will cope until my husband gets home. I must admit, I have come to enjoy certain aspects of my temporary solitude – total control of the TV clicker, sleep uninterrupted by snoring, cheese and cracker dinners. And he, too, relishes his “me time” while on travel – total control of the TV clicker, sleep uninterrupted with no wife telling him to stop snoring, restaurant dinners. Despite the suitcase full of dirty laundry and the generous gift of hotel mini-soaps he deposits with me upon returning home, we are undoubtedly happiest when we are together. But as a military family, we must often work separately toward our common goals. As sports writer Amber Harding once said, “... there most certainly is an ‘I’ in ‘team.’ It is the same ‘I’ that appears three times in ‘responsibility.’ ”

Commentaries are the opinion of the writer and should not be interpreted as official government, Navy or command policy statements. Reader submissions 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. Send Commentary submissions to Janet.Thomas.ctr@navy.mil.



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Navy doctor a good example for students Applications available for health scholarship program By Lt. Teng K. Ooi U.S. Naval Academy and Capt. Linda J. Beltra U.S. Navy Medical Corps

Lt. Cmdr. Josephine Nguyen, a naval flight surgeon and dermatologist, has a message for medical students: Consider the Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP). Nguyen’s career is a great example of the opportunities available to physicians serving in the Navy. Graduating second in her class from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1999, Nguyen was awarded a Navy Health Professions Scholarship. She received her doctor of medicine degree from Stanford School of Medicine in 2003. Following a transitional internship at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, she attended flight surgery training in Pensacola. After earning her wings, she served as a flight surgeon with Carrier Air Wing 5 in Atsugi, Japan. In 2007, she was accepted to a dermatology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, and completed her residency in 2010. A boardcertified dermatologist, she currently sees patients at the Naval Academy and Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C. She is also

an assistant professor of dermatology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. In addition to her clinical duties, Nguyen is the director of Navy medical student accessions for the Bureau of Medicine and oversees the Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program. She also is helping to organize the Navy’s recruiting efforts for this program across the United States. Her personal goal is to increase female and minority representation in Navy Medicine. “People choose to be Lt. Cmdr Josephine Nguyen, a naval flight surgeon and dermatologist, conducts a medical check-up on doctors because of their Lt. Teng Ooi at the Naval Academy’s Brigade Medical Unit. Photo courtesy of Lt. Teng Ooi desire to serve and help others. I chose to be a dreamed. I never have to cessions for the Navy, school, while serving my school. Acceptance of the physician because of my deny patients care based my goal is to encourage country and learning how scholarship obligates the love for people and my on their lack of insurance students to apply for the to be a better leader,” student to serve on active desire to alleviate suffer- and I am never pressed Health Professions Stu- Nguyen said. duty for four years as a liing. Being a Navy physi- for time during the patient dent Program to help pay The Navy Health Pro- censed physician. The cian has allowed me to visits. If I need to see a for medical school. I be- fessions Scholarship Pro- four years may be served fulfill my calling but also patient again, the military lieve in the scholarship gram is an outstanding as a general medical offiit has allowed me to con- makes it so easy for me to because of the phenome- way to pay for medical cer immediately after tribute to and affect med- accommodate them in nal leadership and life school and to ensure im- completing internship, or icine in a way I never my schedule,” she said. experiences I have had in mediate employment fol- may be deferred until would have imagined. If Navy Medicine has a the Navy, and I want lowing graduation. The completion of specialty you practice medicine in lot to offer: Expert guid- other students to have the program covers 100 per- training. the civilian sector, you ance and assistance, ex- same experiences. My cent of tuition during For more information have to deal with insur- cellent training, experiences in the Navy medical school, a sign-on on Navy Health Profesance issues. Patients get leadership and manage- have made me a better bonus of up to $20,000 sions Scholarship Prodenied care because of ment skills and financial doctor, a better leader and and a monthly stipend of gram (HPSP), visit lack of insurance and stability. And the benefits a better person, while al- $2,157. No previous mil- www.navy.com/careers/h most physicians can only package can include edu- lowing me financial in- itary experience is re- ealthcare/physician. prescribe medications cational opportunities and dependence For more information although during quired, that are covered by the in- incentives, loan repay- medical school. I did not applicants must be physi- on Navy Medicine, visit surance company. The ment assistance, specialty incur any student debt cally qualified and other- www.med.navy.mil. To Navy has allowed me to pay, travel and more. and I was not to be a bur- wise eligible to serve in find a Navy recruiter near practice medicine in the “As the current direc- den on my parents. I got the Navy and be accepted you, visit www.navy.com/ way that I have always tor of medical student ac- paid to go to medical to an accredited medical locator.

ECUA warning: ‘Flushable’ wipes can clog sewer pipes From the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority

The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) has reported that disposable/ flushable wipes have been causing many sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs). The problem is widespread across the country, not just locally, according to ECUA Public Information Officer Jim Roberts. Disposable wipes of all kinds are exploding in popularity and are proving to be an environmental nightmare when instead of tossing them in the trash, the preferred method of disposal, people flush them down the toilet. The “flushable” label means they will go down the toilet when flushed. What you should be concerned about is what can happen next. Disposable wipes do not disintegrate quickly in water like toilet paper. Consumer Reports tested several brands of wipes labeled “flushable” and found that while toilet paper disintegrated after about eight seconds, the wipes still

Keep your pipes clog free Here’s a list of what you should not flush: • Baby wipes, facial wipes, personal wipes, cleaning wipes. • Band-aids and bandage wrappers. • Cotton balls, swabs and pads. • Dental floss and teeth whitening strips. • Disposable diapers, nursing pads. • Personal hygiene products. • Flammable or explosive substances. • Hair, kitty litter, needles and sharp objects. • Motor oil, transmission fluids, anti-freeze, solvents, paints, turpentine, nail polish, polish remover or other toxic chemicals. • Paper towels and rags. • Expired and unused prescription or over-the-counter medications. For more information, contact ECUA Customer Service Department at 476-0480 or go to www.ecua.fl.gov customer.service@ecua.fl.gov.

hadn’t broken down after 30 minutes. These products stay largely intact as they travel through the ECUA sewer system and can easily get caught on other debris, increasing the risk of clogs in your pipes and SSOs in your home or in the street.

As the use of disposable wipes grow, ECUA is committing significant resources to remove them from sewer lines, pumps and wastewater treatment plant facilities, and to repair or replace the equipment they damage. Disposable wipes are an even greater

threat to your home’s sewer pipe, which is smaller and more easily clogged. In addition to potentially causing clogs and SSOs, many of the cleaning and disinfecting wipes contain chemicals that are difficult for ECUA sewer treatment processes to remove. If you use disposable cleaningwipes, moist towellettes, baby wipes, personal hygiene wipes or similar disposable or socalled “flushable” products, put them in the trash, never in your toilet. It is recommended that you flush only human waste and toilet paper, regardless of what the product label says. “The ECUA encourages our friends aboard NAS Pensacola to please place disposable cleaning/disinfecting wipes, moist towellettes, baby wipes, personal hygiene wipes, paper towels or so-called ‘flushable’ products in the trash, never in your toilet,” Roberts said. For more information visit the ECUA website, www.ecua.fl.gov.



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NMOTC celebrates Women’s History Month From NMOTC


ervice members and civilians from the U.S. Navy’s premier training facility for operational medicine and aviation survival training participated in a March 28 event designed to celebrate the successes, challenges and contributions of women in the United States Navy. The Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC) Diversity Committee-sponsored event, under the auspices of the nationally proclaimed Women’s History Month celebrated annually in March, included a lecture from University of West Florida adjunct instructor Patricia Gleich. NMOTC Diversity Officer Lt.j.g. Matthew Christensen said this event served to reinforce the role women play in the Navy and U.S. Armed Forces today. “Women today are serving their country in roles previous generations might have had a difficult time envisioning,” he said. “Women in the military today are involved in nearly every aspect of the Navy’s mission – from boots on the ground in contingency areas, to ships and submarines at and under the sea, to critical aviation roles which see them on the front lines. Even as little as two decades ago, some of the things these shipmates are doing wouldn’t have been possible.” During the hour-long presentation, Gleich discussed how

female service members viewed culture changes in the military and society during their careers. Women’s History Month traces its beginnings back to the first International Women’s Day in 1911. In 1978, the school district of Sonoma, Calif., participated in Women’s History Week, an event designed around the week of March 8 (International Women’s Day). In February of 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued a presidential proclamation declaring the week of March 8, 1980, as National Women’s History Week. In 1981, responding to the growing popularity of Women's History Week, the first Joint Congressional Resolution proclaiming a Women’s History Week was passed. Throughout the next several years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a week in March as Women’s History Week. Schools across the country also began to have their own local celebrations of Women’s History Week and even Women’s History Month. By

University of West Florida adjunct instructor Patricia Gleich speaks with Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC) service members and civilians March 28 at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute (NAMI). Gleich was invited to NMOTC to discuss the culture change of women in the military as part of an NMOTC Women's History Month observance. Photo by MC1 Bruce Cummins

1986, 14 states had declared March as Women’s History Month. In 1987, after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress designated the month of March 1987 as Women’s History Month. Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the president to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month. Since 1995, U.S. presidents have issued annual proclamations designating the month of March as Women’s History Month. Christensen added that the value of cultural and gender diversity throughout the ranks of

the United States Armed Forces cannot be understated, saying that observances such as this serve to celebrate service members’ differences while highlighting the commonalities between all Sailors. “Events such as this serve to further not only the education of the Sailors and civilians working here, but the countless other individuals with whom they have contact,” he said. “We might all come from different backgrounds and, different areas of the world, but we all have chosen in one way or another to serve the United States Navy. And in some ways, that is exactly what the Navy is, a cross section of the United States.” NMOTC, the recognized

global leader in operational medical and aviation survival training, 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. NMOTC and NMETC are 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 more than one million eligible beneficiaries.



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NASWF advances security through NACMS By Jay Cope NASWF PAO


ccess to Naval Air Station Whiting Field got a little more high tech recently as a new security system was instituted to verify identification cards. The new process uses modern scanning tools to read and display the information from ID cards on portable displays for security personnel. This new process, called the Navy Access Control Management System (NACMS), requires that 100 percent of all persons entering into a Navy installation surrender their DoD-issued IDs to be scanned and cleared for access. This process is accomplished by using a hand-held scanner that is tied into various servers throughout the Navy. NACMS is part of a continuously evolving access control system that is taking advantage of advances in technology to enhance the safety and security of every member aboard the Navy’s nearly 60 shore installations in the United States. NAS Whiting Field first implemented the scanners

March 7. The security team spent the first week working out any difficulties with the process and the system has been online ever since. Scan times average from two to 10 seconds, but should decrease slightly over time as initial card scans are completed. Scan times vary due to factors such as the load on the network or the type of ID being scanned, and while delays have been fairly minimal to this point, they are an expected part of the process. On an average week the main gate at NASWF scans up to 13,000 IDs. Given that traffic volume, even a few seconds per vehicle adds up. The majority of delays are experienced Monday

through Friday between the hours of 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. The average time to enter the base during this high traffic time is 10 minutes, from Highway 87 to the gate. Everyone should remember that the east / back gate is open from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m. Monday through Friday, and if individuals, tenant commands and other work forces could adjust their times of arrival to the base, it would help reduce the traffic flow during the peak hours. “We highly recommend that persons entering the base be aware of possible delays while on Highway 87 and make every attempt to be prepared for stopped and or slow-moving traffic,”

A Naval Air Station Whiting Field security officer scans an ID card using the Navy Access Control Management System (NACMS). The new system enhances the safety and security of personnel onboard the base. Photo by Ens. Lindsay G. Grover

Lt.j.g. Stephen Pakola said. “The Navy and NAS Whiting Field are committed to continuously updating the security and access control of our installation, and we need to adapt to and adjust our travel times to mitigate any delays for work or attending training.” The trade-off is a safer base that significantly en-

hances security’s ability to limit access to unauthorized persons. NACMS improves the department’s abilities to protect the installation and its personnel from criminal and terrorist threats. That makes the inconveniences seem rather minor. The Navy first started working with NACMS in December and Com-

mander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) is implementing the process in stages across the country. Navy Region Southeast started in January and should be complete no later than next month. The conversion to the NACMS program is expected to be completed at all CONUS stations by mid-summer.

Ens. Buruca-Nation commissioned ... Capt. Matthew Coughlin, commanding officer NAS Whiting Field, and Lt. Petunia Orr look on as Lt. Christopher Mitchell, one of the former division officers at NAS Whiting Field, gives the oath of office to newly commissioned Ens. Nina Buruca-Nation during her commissioning ceremony April 4 in the installation’s auditorium. Buruca-Nation was selected for commissioning through the Limited Duty Officer program after serving as the leading petty officer and facility watch supervisor for Air Traffic Control Division at Naval Air Station Whiting Field. She is an 11-year Navy veteran, and her first duty station as an officer will be as the air traffic control watch officer aboard the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). She transfers April 9 after serving three years at the air station. Photo by Ens. Lindsay G. Grover


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Exceptional Saturday announced

Escambia County’s Exceptional Student Education students, their families and friends are welcome to attend An Exceptional Saturday 2014 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow, April 12, at Washington High School, 6000 College Parkway. Activities will include games and family fun. For more information and to RSVP, call Jan Ireland of the Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System at 469-5445.

Volksmarch planned at Big Lagoon

The Perdido Key Volksmarch Club will present “A Walk in the Park,” a German-style volksmarch (people’s walk in German) tomorrow, April 12. The 10K or 5K walk is open to everyone. Should the event be canceled due to rain, it will be rescheduled for April 13, at the same time and place. Walkers will follow a course through Big Lagoon State Park. Walkers can register the day of event at Triggers restaurant on Gulf Beach Highway and start any time between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. tomorrow, April 12, but all walkers must finish 2 p.m. Groups and teams may also run the course, if desired, but no timing will be maintained. Proceeds go to charities and non-profit groups. For more information, call retired Coast Guard Capt. Rod Powell, at 637-1876 or go to www.WalkPerdidoKey.com.

NEX hosts Easter Bunny Several events are on the schedule at the Pensacola Navy Exchange mall, 5600 Highway 98 West. • Children can have their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny from 1 to 3 p.m. today, April 11. • An Everything Baby Sale is scheduled to continue through April 15. • An Earth Day Fair and Farmers’ Market is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18. • Retired Navy Capt. Frank Hamrick is scheduled to sign copies of his recently released book, “Just Call Me Frank,” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 2 at the Pensacola Navy Exchange Mall. For more information, call Andrea Beck at 458-8250.

Local author Phyllis Hain is scheduled to sign copies of her book “Diamond in the Dark” at 11 a.m. tomorrow, April 12, at the Southwest Branch Library, 12248 Gulf Beach Highway. For information call Cathy Ingram at 453-7780, or go to www.mywfpl.com or www.diamondinthedark.com.

will be capped at 500 participants. Participants can pick up race packets and T-shirts at the National Naval Aviation Museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25 and from 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. on race day. You must present your ID card when you pick up your packet. Cost is $25. For more information, go to www.t6texan trot.com.

Motorcycle club plans show April 19

Flight Academy expanding programs

Local author scheduled to sign books

The Green Knights Military motorcycle Club, Chapter 108, serving NAS Pensacola and NASP Corry Station has scheduled the second annual “Rumble in the Lot” bike show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 19 at Eagle’s Talon on Copter Road. Registration begins at 8 a.m. All proceeds will go to Northwest Florida Great Dane Rescue. Music will be by Dopamine Experience and food plates will be by donation. Categories will include best in show, need most improvement, loudest pipes and quietest pipes. For more information, call Jerod “UG” Lee at (808) 389-9318.

Art Guild plans membership meeting

The Pensacola Museum of Art Guild’s annual membership coffee meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. April 15 at the Pensacola Museum of Art, 407 South Jefferson St. Matt Black is scheduled to speak about his collection of license plate art. For more information, call Pat Dickson at 456-4964

Coin collectors to meet April 17

Members of the Pensacola Coin Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. April 17 at Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant, 630 North Navy Blvd. There will be a presentation on counterfeit detection and a coin auction will be conducted after the meeting. There is no cost to attend unless you plan to have dinner. For more information, call Mark Cummings at 332-6491.

TV show to spotlight VA services

Through support from sponsors in the Pensacola community, the Department of Veterans Affairs Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) will begin an outreach show on BLAB TV/48 WFBD at 7:30 p.m. April 22. The objective of the show, titled “Gulf Coast VA,” is to educate and inform veterans and their families about VA health care programs and services that are available through the GCVHCS and neighboring VA centers. The show will be hosted by Jerron Barnett, public affairs specialist for GCVHCS. GCVHCS Director Anthony L. Dawson will appear on the show’s first of six episodes. The show will be re-aired up to 10 times before the next episode is broadcast. For details, check your television service provider’s local listings or the BLAB TV online schedule at http://blabtv.com/schedule.

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. Throughout the run, participants will have the opportunity to see various aircraft. All participants who beat “The Texan” (the race mascot) will receive a special award. A post race party is planned featuring free food from local restaurants. The run also will celebrate the 100th anniversary of NAS Pensacola. The race is open to DoD cardholders only and

Partyline submissions

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 johara@nationalflightacademy.com.

LSU alumni group dishing up crawfish

The LSU Alumni Panhandle Bayou Bengals (PBB) will present the 2014 Crawfish Boil from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 26 at Shoreline Park South, 800 Shoreline Drive in Gulf Breeze. The event will feature Cajun and Zydeco music. The menu includes boiled crawfish, corn, potatoes, jambalaya and soft drinks. Food will be served at 2:30 p.m. Cost is $30 for members (mail check payable to PBB to P.O. Box 1981, Pensacola, FL 32591-1981 by April 16). Cost is $35 for nonmembers at the door while the food lasts. Proceeds from the event benefit the PBB scholarship endowment. For information, call 773-9583 or (251) 9780279. Or e-mail LSUPanhandle@hotmail.com.

Choral Society plans jazzy gala

The Choral Society of Pensacola is jazzing up its annual “Lyric Libations” gala in a big way this year with performances by The Uptown Trio and vocalist Angie Powers. The evening of entertainment, food and wine is scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 25 at Dollarhide’s Music Center, 41 South Palafox Place. Reservations for Lyric Libations are $25 per person. Reservations can be made online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/612727, or by calling 484-1806. For more information, go to www.choralsocietyofpensacola.com.

Register to play in Golf for Heroes

Early registration is under way for the third annual Golf for Heroes Tournament, which is scheduled for June 13 at Osceola Municipal Golf Course. Space is limited for the four-person scramble tournament with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. All proceeds will benefit USO programs and services in Northwest Florida. Registration fees are $75 per person ($70 for active-duty) and include a continental breakfast, greens fee, range balls, cart, goodie bag, and post-tournament lunch. Early registration ends April 13 and the deadline to register is June 6. To register online, go to www.golfforheroes.com. For more information, contact USO Operations Manager, Dana Cervantes at dcervantes@uso.org or 455-8280, option 4.

Navy Ball Poker Run to be April 26

The second annual Navy Ball Poker Run is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. April 26 at H&D Cycles, 33019 U.S. Highway 98 in Lillian, Ala. Riders will follow a scenic, self-guided course

with clue solving stops, and return to H&D Cycles. The event also will feature food, music and prizes. All winner hands are due in at 1:15 p.m. Cost is $15 per bike and $5 for additional riders. All proceeds go towards the 2014 U.S. Navy Birthday Ball. For more information, contact Lt. Cmdr. John Greer, 2014 Navy Ball chairman, by phone at 4524108 or by e-mail at 2014NavyBallPoker Run@gmail.com.

Aviation symposium set for May 7-9

The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation’s annual Naval Aviation Symposium is scheduled for May 7 to May 9. Topics will include “Trailblazers: Women in Naval Aviation,” “Ups and Downs: 100 years of Naval Aviation Flight Training” and “Naval Aviation: Today and Tomorrow.” Panel sessions are open to the public and free of charge. The May 8 luncheon will feature retired Navy Capt. Hoot Gibson, a former astronaut. Adm. Bill Gortney, Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, is scheduled to speak at May 8 banquet. All symposium events are open to the public, however tickets are required for luncheon and banquet. Call 4532389 for tickets and reservations. For more information, go to www.navalaviation museum.org/event/naval-aviation-symposium -2014/.

Sea Scout unit seeking new members

The Sea Scout unit that is sponsored by the NAS Pensacola Chapel congregation is seeking new scouts and prospective adult leaders. Sea Scouts are part of the BSA Venturing program, with a focus on boating. Membership is open to boys and girls ages 14 through 20. The local unit is Sea Scout Ship 609. Members meet at 2 p.m. each Saturday at Landfall Marina, 4029 Landfall Drive, just west of the NAS Pensacola back gate. The unit operates a fleet consisting of a 31 foot sailboat, 29 foot sailboat, a 19-foot racing catamaran, an 18-foot catamaran, and several smaller sailboats. No boating experience necessary. For more information, contact retired Navy Cmdr. Mark Wenzel, by e-mail to skipper@ship609.org and/or mark.wenzel@navy.mil.

Cornhole tournament to be April 19

Teams can sign up for the Seville Rotary Cornhole Classic Tournament, which is scheduled for 1 p.m. April 19 at Seville Quarter. The event will feature a two-person team, elimination style format (must be 21 to play). Entry fees are $100 and $75 for teams and $15. Proceeds from the event will benefits West Pensacola Elementary and United Cerebral Palsy. For more information, go to www.seville rotary.com.

Poetry month event announced

In celebration of April as National Poetry Month, West Florida Literary Federation’s April 15 open mic event will feature Gulf Breeze poet Jack Brooking (who writes under the pen name Jack Beach) presenting “Carl Sandburg and Me.” The group meets the third Tuesday of each month on the second floor of the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 South Jefferson St. Brooking, who shares his hometown of Galesburg, Ill., with the Pulitzer-prize winning poet, will discuss things he learned from the works of Sandburg, tell anecdotes about meeting Sandburg, plus read from the works of Sandburg. The program will be followed by an open mic featuring area writers read original works. Refreshments at 6:30, readings begin at 7 p.m. For more information, go to wflf.org or call 932-6812.

Egg hunt planned in Gulf Breeze

Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church will present an Easter Egg Hunt for the community at 10 a.m. April 19 at Sunset Kid’s Park on Shoreline Drive in Gulf Breeze. Separate areas will be designated for preschool children and elementary aged children. Many other activities are also planned. For information, call 932-3594.

Pirates to be the stars on trolley tour

Climb aboard a trolley for a tour that will bring you face-to-face with pirates, mermaids, monsters and other characters. The Blood Red Trolley showcases local actors performing “The Curse of Don Tristan de Tuna,” which plays out over several stops celebrating a cockeyed view of Pensacola history and treachery on the high seas. The first tour of 2014 takes place at 6:30 p.m. April 19, and the 90-minute tour will include a treasure hunt for Easter eggs. You can board the trolley at the Pensacola Visitor Information Center, 1401 East Gregory St. The trolley tour will operate periodically through August. Tickets cost $5 for children, $20 for adults. For information or tickets, go to http://pirate trolley.com.

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



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Open house at NASP Fleet and Family Support Center, See page B2 Spotlight


Child Abuse

April is

It only takes a minute.

Prevention Month


April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and NAS Pensacola joins other installations in raising awareness of child abuse and neglect with the theme “It Only Takes a Minute.” Today’s families are busier than ever, and with increasing demands on parents’ time and attention, it is important to remember that it may take as little as a minute without supervision for a child to get into a dangerous and even life-threatening situation. In recent years, numerous abuse and neglect cases have been attributed to parents and caregivers who were distracted by electronic activities such as video games and texting. All child abuse and neglect are preventable, and there are six main protective factors that reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect. These six factors are: • Parental resilience: Parents who are able to deal effectively with life’s stressors using positive coping methods. • Social connections: Having a network of supportive family and friends who are invested in the family’s wellbeing. • Knowledge of parenting and child development: Children have different needs at different ages and parents must adapt as the family life cycle moves forward. • Concrete support in times of need: Having family or friends who are able to step in during stressful times and provide child care, help with household tasks, errands,

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Month of the Military Child. This year’s Child Abuse Prevention Month campaign theme is “It Only Takes a Minute.” The message was designed to sensitize parents and other caregivers that child abuse and neglect incidents often times occur very quickly. “It Only Takes a Minute” for a child to get into trouble.

and other practical needs. • Healthy social and emotional development: Providing children with opportunities for age-appropriate social interactions and teaching them how to emotionally connect with others and express themselves in healthy ways. • Nurturing and attachment: Providing children with a supportive home environment in which they feel safe and loved. The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC)

offers a wide range of free services and classes that can help parents learn how to maximize these protective factors and to navigate the unique stressors that come with military life. They say it takes a village to raise a child, and FFSC is proud to play a key role in that village. For questions related to Child Abuse Prevention Month onboard NAS Pensacola, call Fleet and Family Support Center at 452-2155. For more local events concerning Child Abuse Prevention Month, see page 3B.

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Jokes & Groaners Allergies... As part of the admission procedure in the hospital where I work, I ask the patients if they are allergic to anything. If they are, I print it on an allergy band placed on the patients’ wrists. Once when I asked an elderly woman if she had any allergies, she said she couldn’t eat bananas. Imagine my surprise when several hours later a very irate son came out to the nurses’ station demanding, “Who’s responsible for labelling my mother ‘bananas’?” Did you hear the one about the prision convict who had an allergy? He broke out. We’ve discovered our daughter suffers from severe allergic reactions to wheat, soy, dairy and eggs. So her birthday cake this year is just a candle. “Allergies don’t seem to bother me any more unless I’m around cigars or dogs. The thing that would bother me most would be a dog smoking a cigar.” – Steve Allen. Waitress: “Well, can’t you just scrape the nuts off the top?” Allergy sufferer: “I’m not dying to try that.”




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Open house at NASP Fleet and Family Support Center By Kristy Malone NAS Pensacola FFSC

On April 2, the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola hosted a “Taste of FFSC” Open House, which was well-attended by service members, family members and civilians. “April has been designated the Month of the Military Child, Child Abuse Prevention Month, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Autism Awareness Month, Volunteer Appreciation Month, and several other important things,” said Kathleen Doherty, director of the FFSC. “I knew that we wanted to highlight all of these important issues and we always want to have fun. Several staff members had suggested an open house, and we figured the timing was right. We always want to showcase our programs to our customers and also wanted to recognize and honor our community partners.”

Guests arrive at the NASP Fleet and Family Support Center’s open house event April 1. Photo by Mike O’Connor

The FFSC open house was a center-wide event with all staff participating, creating, and facilitating activities that gave attendees a sampling of the programs and services offered at FFSC. The disaster readiness program explained the importance of keeping a “bug-out bag” and ensuring that NFAAS information is accurate and up to date. FFSC personal financial management specialists facilitated a game of “tic-tacdough” and a “find your inner duck” activity, which included

Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) 2013 Civilians of the Year ... Commanding Officer NHP Capt. Maureen Padden handed out awards April 4. (Left) Ken Laube, business manager for NHP Patient Centered Medical Home Primary Care Clinics, was recognized as NHP’s 2013 Senior Civilian of the Year. Laube retired from the Navy in 2010 after 32 years of service and now supports the family medicine, pediatrics and internal medicine clinics at the hospital. (Right) Donna Watson, management assistant, NHP Emergency Department, was recognized as NHP’s 2013 Junior Civilian of the Year. Watson has worked at NHP for 17 years and is currently pursuing a degree in health care management. Photos by Jason Bortz

different kinds of rubber ducks that were used to help people determine where their career passions lay. FFSC’s Clinical Counseling Program chose “Be Happy” as their focus, teaching easy everyday activities that happy people regularly practice. Attendees were taught deep breathing in one classroom and smiling exercises in another. “Contrary to what many people believe about counseling, our program is not just for people experiencing significant problems or unhappiness

in their personal or professional lives; we also provide tools to help people facing normal everyday stressors to feel happier and less stressed,” Clinical Supervisor Darla Huffman explained. The event was attended by base leadership, including Commander, Naval Education Traing Command Rear Adm. Mike White and NASP CO Capt. Keith Hoskins. “Whenever I come here, I always leave better and happier than when I arrived,” Hoskins said. One tenant command XO who participated in the smiling exercise was surprised to discover, “it really works.” “I had never been to Fleet and Family Support and was shocked at how awesome the organization is,” Terri Stine, a civilian employee at MWR NAF Personnel Office, said “Keep up the good work.” Doherty was pleased with the event’s success. “I could not possibly be prouder of the staff at FFSC,” she said. “It seemed as if everyone who at-

tended the open house had a great time. My staff represented their programs with passion and enthusiasm and got to show off some of the wonderful things they do. All in all, it couldn’t have been better.” NASP’s Fleet and Family Support Center offers a variety of services and resources to service members and their dependents, including information and referral; couple and individual counseling; education classes; an ombudsman program; a family employment readiness program; new parent support; relocation assistance program; transition assistance program; personal financial planning; family advocacy program; exception family member program; life skills education and the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SAPR). For more information about FFSC’s programs and resources, call 452-2155. The next FFSC-sponsored family fun event is “Picnic on the Lawn,” a military spouse appreciation event scheduled for May 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Picnic on the Lawn will feature music, poetry, serenades and other tributes to spouses. FFSC will set up the stage and tables with families bringing their own picnic lunches. For more information, or ideas on how to honor your spouse, contact Pam Banks at 452-5609.

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Hain to speak at Child Abuse Prevention Month event By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

Prevention of child abuse was one of the issues Phyllis Hain focused on before she retired in 2012 as education services facilitator for the NAS Pensacola Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC). But Hain’s fight to Phyllis Hain protect children did not end when she retired. Hain will be one of the speakers at a luncheon and panel discussion for anyone in the field of child protection and family serv-

ices. “The Journey From Blue to Better – a reflection of experiences within the child protection field” is one of the local Child Abuse Prevention Month events. The event is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 16 at Gulf Coast Kid’s House conference room, 3401 North 12th Ave. Admission is free, but seating is limited to 60 and reservations are required. For more information, contact Stacey Kostival, executive director or Gulf Coast Kid’s House, by phone at 595-5780 or by e-mail at executivedirector@gckh.org Other members of the panel will be former circuit judge Laura Melvin and Lauren Book, founder of Lauren’s Kids, a



group that works to prevent sexual abuse through education and awareness. Book is a survivor of six years of abuse from a nanny and has dedicated her life to telling others that it is “always OK to tell.” Following the event, local residents are invited to join Book for one leg of her fifth annual 1,500 mile Walk In My Shoes. Walkers will depart from Gulf Coast Kid’s House at 2:45 p.m. and cover about 7.25 miles. The walk is scheduled to end at Publix in Gulf Breeze. Melvin was a practicing attorney for 10 years before serving as circuit judge for 10 years. In retirement, Melvin has continued to advocate for children.

Hain is a survivor of abuse from her father and first husband. Her story of recovery and hope is recorded in her new memoir, “Diamond in the Dark: Leaving the Shadow of Abuse.” Hain spent 21 years as a DoD employee aboard NAS Pensacola. For 5½ years, she was the coordinator of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program. She worked with victims and completed many hours of training. Hain said she feels fortunate that she got the chance to work with Navy families and victims of sexual assault. “I have to tell you, I feel like, by the grace of God that is where I ended up,” she said. “I never

planned it. I would have never dreamed that I would work in that field.” She said the education she received from the Navy opened her eyes to some of her own problems. Her past experiences also made it possible for her to help other people. “I have so much compassion for them, but I also can fall back on my education, to where it is not just feeling sorry for somebody, but it is helping to prop them up so that they can deal more effectively with their problems,” she said. For more information about community events for Child Abuse Prevention Month, go to http://frombluetobetter.org.





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Morale, Welfare and Recreation

St. Michael’s Cemetery is one of the two oldest cemeteries still in existence in Florida. Photo from St. Michael’s Cemetery Foundation of Pensacola

Cemetery plays up history From St. Michael’s Cemetery Foundation

St. Michael’s Cemetery serves as an outdoor museum chronicling the rich and diverse cultural heritage of the Florida Gulf Coast, and you can “Get in the Spirit” of things during an annual educational event tomorrow, April 12. University of West Florida (UWF) faculty and students will be on hand to discuss conservation methods and mapping techniques. Student researchers will share stories about the families buried in the cemetery. In addition, this year St. Michael’s is participating in Pensacola Area Cemetery Team (PACT). Representatives from other Pensacola cemeter-

Details • What: Get in the Spirit. • When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, April 12. • Where: St. Michael’s Cemetery, 6 North Alcaniz St. • Cost: Admission is free. • For more information: Call UWF Archaeology Institute at 474-3015 or go to www.stmichaelscemetery.org or http://uwf.edu/gis/research/ smc/index.cfm.

ies will be present to tie in the inhabitants of their cemetery with those in St. Michael’s. Participants will be able to access the computerized Geographic Information System (GIS) and learn about the cemetery’s changing landscape. St. Michael’s Cemetery is an

eight-acre green space in the heart of historic Pensacola. A burying ground since the late 18th century, the site contains approximately 3,200 marked graves and a substantial number of unmarked graves. Pensacola drew immigrants from around the world. The cemetery is the resting place of captains of industry and victims of yellow fever epidemics and steam ship explosions, along with those who died in child birth, as infants and of old age. Today, primary stewardship for the cemetery is provided by St. Michael’s Cemetery Foundation of Pensacola, a nonprofit that works with UWF, community groups and individuals to preserve the site.

At the movies FRIDAY

“Muppets Most Wanted,” PG, 5:30 p.m.; “300: Rise of an Empire” (3D), R, 8 p.m.; “Need for Speed,” PG-13, 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m.


“Muppets Most Wanted,” PG, 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m.; “Pompeii” (3D), PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “300: Rise of an Empire” (3D), R, 8 p.m.; “Non-Stop,” PG-13, noon; “Need for Speed,” PG-13, 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.; “300: Rise of an Empire” (3D), R, 6 p.m.; “Muppets Most Wanted,” PG, noon, 2:30 p.m.; “Need for Speed,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “3 Days to Kill,” PG-13, 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.; “Need for Speed,” PG-13, 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.


“Muppets Most Wanted,” PG, 5 p.m.; “Need for Speed,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Pompeii” (2D), PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “3 Days to Kill,” PG-13, 7:20 p.m.


“Muppets Most Wanted,” PG, 5 p.m.; “300: Rise of an Empire” (3D), R, 7:30 p.m.; “Non-Stop,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “3 Days to Kill,” PG-13, 7:20 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

Details: 452-3522 or www.naspensacola-mwr.com

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 http://naspensacola-mwr.com. • 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. • 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. Row and log your meters to help the NASP team. For more information, call 452-6802. • Energy A Thon: 9 a.m. to noon April 22, Radford Fitness Center. A showcase of energy conservation. 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. • Youth Programs: NASP Youth Center activity schedule Wednesday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: April 16, Easter egg coloring; April 23, cooking class; and April 30, computer and game room. For more information, call 4522417. • 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 NOFFS exercises. Classes 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 8, July 10, Aug. 7 and Oct. 2 at Radford Fitness Center. To register, e-mail Brian Hannah at brian.hannah@navy.mil. For more information, call 452-6198. • Navy-Armed Forces Kids Run 2014: 3:30 p.m. May 7, NASP running track. Untimed events. Three age groups and distances. Walk or run. No entry fee. Register online at www.americaskidsrun.org or on site at 3 p.m. May 7. For more information, call 452-2296. • NASP Youth Center Summer Day Camps: June 2 through Aug. 15. Registration required. For more information, call 452-2417. • Summer Reading Program: The “Paws to Read” summer reading program is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday from June 10 through Aug. 7 at the NASP Library, Bldg. 634. For more information or to register, call 452-4362. • Pro Sports Camp: Help win a visit to a sports camp with a professional athlete for children at NAS Pensacola and NASP Corry Station. Go to https://familyunitpg.com and vote. Voting ends April 30. • Child care providers wanted: The Child Development Home (CDH) Care Program is accepting applications for orientation. Earn income by becoming certified to provide child care services from your home according to Navy standards. For more information, call 572-5026 or 281-5368.

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 http://naspensacolamwr.com/singsail/liberty.htm.

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Fleet and Family Support Center

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.

The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • 2014 Teen Job Fair Prep and Resume Workshop: 5 to 7 p.m. April 15. Class 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@navy.mil. • 2014 Teen Job Fair: 9 a.m. to noon April 26, National Naval Aviation Mu-

seum. To be considered for positions offered by the MWR Teen Summer Program. For more information contact NAF Personnel Office, 452-5405 or 452-4681. • Stress management: Stress can damage your physical and mental health. Learn how to recognize stress and become more productive, happier and healthier. Class offers stress management tips. Classes scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon on first and third Thursday of each month. For more information, call 452-5990.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach has volunteer opportunities including: • Save A Life Tour: April 15, NATTC auditorium. Volunteers are needed to help with setup and be “tour facilitators.” • Humane Society: April 19. Wash dogs to help raise money for group. • Dump Dash 5K: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26,13009 Beulah Road, Cantonment. Help with timing, and manage the auxiliary events. • May Day Celebration: 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. May 2,

12551 Meadson Road. Setup, teardown, and support work. Point of contact information available on request. • Field Day: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 13 and May 14, 12551 Meadson Road. Encourage elementary students to excel in physical fitness during their field day competition. 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.

Worship schedule Lent/Easter schedule • Stations of the Cross: 5:30 p.m. each Friday during Lent (through today, April 11), Our Lady of Loreto Chapel, NASP. • Lenten Suppers: 6 p.m. each Friday during Lent, McKamey Center, 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.


NAS Pensacola

• 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 services, 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 services, 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 services, call 623-7212.




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