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Tax deadline is April 18 ...

April 18 is the deadline to file 2015 returns. Free help is available at the NAS Pensacola Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) office, in Bldg. 680, Suite D, Room 225E (on Cuddihy Street across from the NEX Mini-Mart). Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments are recommended. For more information or to make an appointment, call 452-2209. Military OneSource also offers free tax help. If you have questions, call 1 (800) 342-9647 and ask to speak with a Military OneSource tax consultant. For more information, go to www.militaryonesource.mil/taxes.

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NASC, NATTC team up for health and safety fair By Ens. James Griffin NASP Public Affairs

Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) and Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC) service members and civilian employees presented the annual health and safety fair April 8 in NATTC’s Charles Taylor Hangar aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. More than 3,000 Sailors and Marines attended the daylong event, which included NAS Pensacola and local organizations volunteering and providing displays on a variety of safety and health topics. Dozens of static exhibitions featuring chiropractic screenings, swimming safety, disaster preparedness, nutrition and NAS Pensacola programs such as the Fleet and Family Support Services Center (FFSC) and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) provided information to the largely NAS Pensacola student atten-

dees. NATTC Executive Officer Cmdr. Scott Sherman said the annual event serves as a reminder to the largely student group of attendees of observing safe practices while at work or in the laboratory as well as while engaging in recreational activities. “We strive to ensure that each student who comes through our doors knows how to do their job safely and expertly,” he said. “Events such as this serve to reinforce the NATTC commitment to the safety piece of the puzzle, and with the numerous resources the base and the community put together, we’re ensuring our students think safety first and know which organizations are available.” Deputies from the Escambia County Sheriff's Office demonstrated how alcohol distorts judgment Service members take turns “driving while impaired” under the watchful eye of Escambia County Sheriff’s Deputy with a drunk driving obsta- First Class Sam Shelley at the April 8 health and safety fair. “We’re letting people drive with the ‘drunk goggles’ cle course. Marines and on,” Shelley said. “The goggles simulate different levels of intoxication. They’re learning it’s not good to drive impaired. It can end their career. Don’t be ‘that guy;’ we’ve got many options for cabs to get them back to base safe.”

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September 2016 E-4–E-6 advancement cycle announced By Ed Barker Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC) Public Affairs

The September 2016 Navywide enlisted examinations (Cycle 232) testing dates for ac-

tive duty, full time support and canvasser recruiter Sailors who are advancement eligible to the paygrades of E-4–E-6 have been announced in Naval Administrative Message (NavAdmin) 083/16, released April 4. Each Navy examination consists of 25 professional military

knowledge and 150 job-specific rating technical questions. The Navy-wide examination dates are September 1 (E-6), Sept. 8 (E-5) and Sept. 15 (E-4). Examination results will be released to command triads in November, before being posted on the Navy Enlisted Advancement System

(NEAS) website. “Bibliographies for the September exams have been posted and are now available for download on the Navy Knowledge Online and Navy COOL websites,” said ETNCM(SS) James Berhalter, command master chief of the

Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC). To download the bibliographies and an exam-specific topic list for the upcoming See Exams on page 2

Navy VolEd survey: Tell us what you need By NAS Pensacola Navy College Office Public Affairs

To mark the 85th anniversary of the Navy Yacht Club, an Anniversary Regatta is scheduled to start at noon tomorrow, April 16, at Bayou Grande Marina. It all started on April 12, 1931, when a sailing challenge was issued to a group of naval aviators at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The challenge involved meeting out on the waters of Pensacola Bay for a friendly competition in small sailboats known as “Fish.” Four Fishclass boats from the Navy were sailed against four Fish-class boats from the Pensacola Yacht Club. The Navy boats lost the initial contest, but a

In order to improve service and provide educational offerings that service members need, the Navy College Office (NCO) on Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola serving surrounding locations is conducting an online Needs Assessment Survey through April 22. The survey is one of the tools used by Navy Voluntary Education (VolEd) to anticipate the future needs of service members in the Pensacola area. The survey affords service members an opportunity to provide direct feedback about VolEd programs and make suggestions for improvement and/or modifications. The survey normally takes 15 minutes or less to complete. To access the survey, go to https:// www. research. net/r/ BENA_NCO_PCOLA_APR_16. According to NCO Pensacola Educational Services Specialist Elise McGuire, all service members in the NAS Pensacola complex, an area that covers west

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Navy Yacht Club sailboats move out during a previous year’s regatta.

Navy Yacht Club celebrating 85th anniversary tomorrow (April16) From NASP Navy Yacht Club

NJROTC Nationals held at NAS Pensacola ... Rear Adm. Stephen C. Evans, commander, Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) joins his command master chief, Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) cadets and staff from Willard (Missouri) High School in push-ups during the 2016 NJROTC National Academic, Athletic and Drill Championship onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola April 2. Photo by Michael F. Miller For story, see page A5

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Month of the Military Child: ‘Purple Up’ today (April 15) From www.MilitaryChild.org. NEXCOM PAO

April is Month of the Military Child, a time to recognize military- and veteran-connected children and youth for their service and sacrifice. Today, nearly two million military-connected children

and youth (birth through age 22) live with perpetual challenges presented by frequent moves, parental deployments, and a host of life transitions that include reintegration and dealing with profoundly changed parents. The wellbeing of these children depends heavily on a network of

supportive adults. Grit, determination and perseverance are a few characteristics of the resilient trailblazers we know as military children. These traits are a result of the challenges they persist through, and contribute to strong character development and hardiness.

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Sailors put on goggles equipped with special lenses simulating vision impairment, while they struggled to make their way through a track lined with traffic cones. “I have never even driven (while intoxicated) before but just seeing the impact drinking and driving can have on my performance inspires me never to do it,” said ATAN Dinning, a Rashad NATTC student.

cycle, go to the Navy Advancement Center’s web portal on NKO at https://www. nko.navy.mil/group/navy-advancementcenter/bibliographies?inheritRedirect= true. BIBs are also available on the Navy Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL) website: http://www. cool.navy.mil/usn, under the credentials tab. “A good exam preparation plan is important because of the way the Navy grades exams,” said Berhalter. “A Sailor’s score is based off how many questions were answered correctly compared to everyone else taking the same exam. With that in mind, I would recommend Sailors

April is a time to celebrate military- and veteran-connected children, the vast majority of whom attend public schools and live in nearly every zip code in the country. Look for opportunities to show your appreciation for the military- and veteran-connected children in your lives or com-

use the official Navy bibliography as their sole resource for exam preparation.” During Advancement Examination Readiness Reviews held at NETPDTC, visiting E-7–9 fleet subject matter experts in each enlisted rating ensure all examination questions can be linked to references and publications. As rating SMEs select questions for the examination, an examination bibliography is developed for that specific cycle’s exam, based on the source references for the questions on the exam. NAC updates bibliography information as fleet instructions and manuals change, and it is recommended that candidates check their bibliography a few times prior to the exam administration date. Specific information on exam eligibility

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SAPR: Taking back the night at UWF ... At a “Take Back the Night” event held at the University of West Florida (UWF) April 7, students and faculty show their support for sexual assault victims with glow sticks before beginning a march across campus. NAS Pensacola’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) unit is a community partner with UWF. Take Back The Night is an international event and non-profit organization with the mission of ending sexual, relationship and domestic violence in all forms. Onboard NASP, “Can I Kiss You?,” one of the most sought-after training sessions focused on reducing sexual assault in the military, is coming April 22 at NATTC’S Charles Taylor Hangar (1 p.m.) and at NASP Corry Station’s track (4 p.m.). Photo by Anne Ballensinger Regatta from page 1

community relationship was established and the Navy Yacht Club of Pensacola (NYPC) was launched. The Navy sailors avenged their loss, winning four races against the Pensacola Yacht Club later that month. These initial efforts helped established the friendly competitive spirit that still exists between the two yacht clubs. During the 1930s, the Navy instituted a program to train aviation students in rowing and sailing and established a club of a semi-formal nature. In August 1931, the club became officially known as the U.S. Naval Air Station Yacht Club and joined the Gulf Yachting Association (GYA) – the organizing body for sailing for the Southeast United States. In 1940, the U.S. Naval Air Station Yacht Club won the Patterson Cup away from the Pensacola Yacht Club earning the sailing supremacy in Fish-class boats. However, during the next few years the Navy’s Yacht Club began to decline in numbers due to the war and its members being called to duty. It wasn’t until 1962 when a resurgence occurred thanks to the

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to NASP Corry Station, north to Saufley Field and east to Whiting Field, are encouraged to participate in the survey. “We want service members that are currently taking classes to participate, but you do not have to be currently enrolled to take the survey,” said McGuire. “In fact, anyone considering expanding or continuing their education is highly encouraged to give us input that could directly affect the educational programs offered to them in the future.” Navy VolEd Director Ernest D’Antonio noted that the inputs from the Pensacola-area survey are combined with those from other areas NCOs around the world to improve all VolEd programs. “Needs assessment inputs from the bases allow us to support specific requirements at the local level and balance them with the college education requirements and changes throughout the United States university system,” said D’Antonio. “Educational offerings and technology are changing at a breakneck pace. Needs assessments allow Navy VolEd the flexibility and insight to keep up with changes.”

encouragement of Vice Adm. Fitzhugh Lee. The club was now known as the Navy Yacht Club of Pensacola complete with an official burgee – a Navy blue and white flag with a set of gold navy aviation wings emblazoned in the middle of the pennant. During the early 1960s, operations moved from place to place on the base. The final move came in 1964, when a building was constructed for the Navy Yacht Club at the present location at Bayou Grande Marina. The marina used to house “A-1 Triad” flying boats – the first plane the Navy used to train naval aviators. Sailboat regattas were and are still part of the regular activities for the club. The Navy Yacht Club represents the U.S. Navy in sponsoring and sailing in yachting competitions throughout the Gulf Coast region. The club is an official member of the U.S. Navy Sailing Association, which is headquartered in Annapolis, Md., and maintains its official membership in the Gulf Yachting Association. In June 1962, the first Navy Cup Regatta was held. It has become one of the

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Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Christopher T. Martin Public Affairs Officer — Patrick J. Nichols The Gosport nameplate pays homage to the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011: the Centennial of Naval Aviation, or CONA. The image on the left side of the nameplate depicts Eugene Ely taking off in a Curtiss pusher bi-plane from the USS Pennsylvania Jan. 18, 1911. While Ely had taken off from the USS Birmingham two months earlier after his plane had been loaded on the ship, the USS Pennsylvania event was the first time a plane landed on and then took off from a U.S. warship.

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

munities, and thank them for sharing their parents with the country. Today (April 15) is also a day to show support for military children by wearing the color purple. For more on Month of the Military Child, see page B1 “Life” section.

is detailed in NavAdmin 083/16 and on the NEAS website. The NEAS website also enables Education Services Officers to verify and correct the list of eligible candidates for their command, delete and forward examinations when necessary, and confirm examination ordering information. The NEAS web address is https://prod. neas. netc.navy.mil/. For more information about the Navy Advancement Center and NEAS, visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/NavyAdvancement-Center. Additional information on the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center can be found via: https://www.netc.navy.mil/netpdtc/Default.htm. A few of the topics covered in the survey include: educational funding, degrees offered, length of class terms, and learning delivery methods. According to McGuire, there is no guarantee that specific funding and courses currently offered will always be available in the future because of the nature in which needs change; service members who take the needs assessment survey shape the future of Navy VolEd by evaluating existing services and suggesting new program ideas. According to Cmdr. Mack Wafford, director of aviation training for Afloat Training Group San Diego and recent bachelor’s degree recipient, it is important to take advantage of educational opportunities as early as possible. Wafford recently completed a VolEd needs assessment survey. “It’s important to be as competitive as you can be,” said Wafford. “Promotion boards look at things like education, which can be a tie-breaker. Plus, education makes you more marketable once you leave the service.” The NASP VolEd survey is available at the link in the story on page one; for more information about the Navy College Program, visit the NCO website: https://www.navycollege.navy.mil/.

oldest and most prestigious regattas held along the Gulf Coast due to its unique sailing competition format of pitting yacht club against yacht club. The Navy Cup perpetual trophy was donated and created by the Navy for the first race. By the third annual regatta, 10 yacht clubs and 57 boats were participating in the event. Over the years, the Navy Cup Regatta has become a traditional event and is considered to be the highlight of the Navy Yacht Club’s racing season. The 54th annual Navy Cup Regatta is scheduled for June 11 and June 12. Registration for the NYCP 85th Anniversary/Commodore’s Cup Regatta is available via the Regatta Network (www.regattanetwork.com) and is mandatory. Registration also will be open at the Crow's Nest at Bayou Grande Marina starting at 9 a.m. April 16. Computer access to the Regatta Network will also be available for use for registration. The NOR (notice of race) is available on the Regatta Network website and on NYCP’s web site at www.navypnsyc.org. The entry fee is $35 with U.S. Sailing membership and $40 for non-member racing participants. 314 N. Spring St.- Suite A, Pensacola, Fl. 32501, 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 scott.hallford@navy.mil. 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.

The skipper’s briefing will be held at 10:30 a.m. Race day registration will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. with the race scheduled to start at noon. Following the race, the participants and guests are invited to anchor their boats at Bayou Grande Marina and enjoy the post race festivities and the award ceremony. The race is part of Commodore’s Cup series, four races held on Pensacola Bay throughout the year that count towards the overall trophy for each class. The awards are presented at the Commodore’s Ball held at the end of the year. The next Commodore’s Cup race is scheduled for Sept. 24 and will be counted in the Pensacola Bay Championship as Race No. 10. For race information, contact Barry Pokorney, Navy Yacht Club Fleet Captain, at barry.pokorney@gmail.com. Other events associated with the Navy Yacht Club’s 85th anniversary include a champagne social and the 36th annual Bikini Regatta, which is scheduled for July 9. For more information about the Navy Yacht Club and the upcoming events visit www.navypnsyc.org

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Don’t tune out presidential race: Make vote count By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist

This presidential campaign season has been like no other. The battle between the unusual mix of controversial establishment, infamous outsider and political fringe candidates has been downright epic. Personal attacks are the new norm, launched daily against candidates and even their spouses. The constant stream of contentious debates, social media brawls, nasty attack ads and shrieking rallies has garnered endless media coverage. Each candidate has staunch supporters who are not only indifferent to their candidate’s obvious faults – outrageous views, potentially criminal acts and scandalous statements – they spin them as virtues. With all this fodder, it’s no wonder that a mockery has been made of it all. “Seinfeld” creator Larry David has revived his entertainment career doing an uncanny imitation of Socialist Democrat Bernie Sanders. Establishment Republican Ted Cruz can’t seem to shake the his hilarious comparison to Sesame Street’s “The Count.” Rush

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Limbaugh has dubbed Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton “Screech” and quipped she has “the voice that reminds you of your two ex-wives.” And the Republican front-runner supplies the “Trump joke du jour” every day since he entered the race last June. It would all be a laugh riot, if the situation weren’t so serious. Our next commander-inchief will be faced with a multitude of complex domestic and international issues, not the least of which is the continuing threat of terrorism. Everyone knows about the recent attacks in Paris, San Bernardino and Brussels; but did you know that hundreds of other innocent victims were killed in lesser-known terrorist attacks in Turkey, Nigeria, Mali, Tunis, Indonesia, Burkina Faso, Somalia and the Ivory Coast during the same time period? And in case you hadn’t heard, there is a gaping hole in our U.S. Supreme Court since Justice Antonin Scalia passed away. This is why I was so shocked to find out that some fellow military voters are considering not voting at all, or

About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, has been a military spouse for more than 20 years. She also writes columns for Military Spouse magazine and a blog at w w w. t h e m e a t a n d potatoesoflife.com. She and her family are stationed at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. casting their vote for another party in protest. “Why would you do that?” I asked one friend with genuine surprise. “Why not?” he quipped, disgusted with the political

campaign circus. This election cycle is so extreme, Sanders devotees are vowing to vote for Trump if Clinton is the nominee. Cruz supporters are promising to vote for Clinton if Trump is the nominee. Trump voters will allegedly riot if anyone else wins. And there is talk of last-minute thirdparty candidates, brokered conventions and prophesies that we are on the brink of a political revolution. But despite the mayhem, voting is a serious right that should be especially important to military members who are required to follow the orders of their commander-inchief. However, military voter participation rates are appallingly low. According to The Council of State Governments Data Center website, there were 221,925,820 eligible stateside voters in the 2012 election, 58.7 percent of whom voted successfully. But of the 4,737,600 eligible registered U.S. military and overseas voters in that election, only 12.7 percent actually returned ballots. Voting in the military can be more difficult, especially for the roughly two-thirds who must use absentee ballots

because they are not stationed in their home of record. But thanks to The MOVE Act of 2009 (Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act) and websites such as www.overseasvotefoundation.org, www.usvotefoundation.org and www.fvap.gov, it is easier to register to vote, request absentee ballots, and return ballots than it used to be. Active-duty military and their spouses can get absentee ballots quickly by going to the Military Voter Protection Project website (www.mvpproject.org) and clicking “Request Your Absentee Ballot.” There, you will complete a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) that will enable you to register and request a ballot at the same time. The chaos of this election cycle is not an excuse – it’s exactly why military servicepersons and their spouses should take part in selecting the next commander-in-chief. Our military members fight silently for our right to vote, and now it’s time for their voices to be heard. If you have questions about voting or need help with your FPCA, you can visit the NASP Voting Assistance Office (Bldg. 1500, Room 229).

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First female recruits issued ‘Dixie cup’ covers at RTC Story, photo by Susan Krawczyk Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes Public Affairs

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REAT LAKES (NNS) – The first female recruits at Recruit Training Command were issued their new enlisted white hats, or Dixie cups, as part of the Navy’s efforts for uniformity in service members’ uniform, April 4. While the rest of the enlisted female E-1–E-6 Sailors have until Oct. 31 to begin wearing their Dixie cups, the recruits at the Navy’s only boot camp have already begun to do so as per NavAdmin 236/15. The Navy redesigned several uniform elements for Sailors that improve uniformity across the force as well as improve the function and fit of their uniforms. The changes will eventually make uniforms and covers more gender neutral. “This feels incredible as we are making a part of history,” said SR Madeleine Bohnert, of St. Louis, Mo. as she tried on her cover. “It’s really awesome how something as simple as our cover is so symbolic in regards to equality and the uniformity in the military. It’s a sense of pride knowing that we

are a part of getting the first Dixie cups.” During uniform issue, the female recruits lined up wearing their new covers as their Recruit Division Commanders (RDCs) ensured they were being properly worn. As EN2 Shanice Floyd, RDC, helped adjust her recruits’ covers for proper fitting, she instructed those with longer hair in braids or buns how to make correct adjustments to accommodate the Dixie cup. “We’re already part of a team and this just promotes it in a better way,” said Floyd. “Junior enlisted males and females already wear the same dress white uniform so this way when we get into the same dress blues uniform we’ll look more as a unit.” The Alternative Combina-

EN2 Shanice Floyd, a recruit division commander, ensures the proper fit of SR Megan Marte’s white enlisted hat, or “Dixie cup,” during uniform issue at Recruit Training Command. Marte was among the first female recruits to be issued the Dixie cup as part of the Navy’s efforts for uniformity in service members’ uniforms.

tion Cover (ACC) and current male combination cover for officers and chief petty officers can now be worn by both men and women in service dress uniforms. All officers and chiefs will be required to wear the ACC Oct. 31. “I am very excited to be one of the first females to be given the opportunity to wear the Dixie cup, and I believe we’ve come really far as a country and as a service,” said SR Maria Frazier, of Springfield,

Ohio. “I think it’s really beneficial because as we work side by side, we have to work as a team. For me, it’s important that as we’re working together, we look uniform so we can work in uniform.” The Dixie cup will match the recently redesigned Service Dress Blue uniforms in jumper style for both men and women, beginning Oct. 1. The jumper will incorporate a side zipper and the slacks will have a front zipper to help with

changing in and out of uniform. This will be the eventual end of the female version of the “crackerjack” uniform with a jacket and tie for female petty officers and junior Sailors. “I feel that females have been performing to the standard equal to their male counterparts, and right now, with these new covers, we look more as a team,” said Floyd. For more news from Recruit Training Command, visit www. navy. mil/ local/ rtc/.

Navy expands tattoo options, command ball cap wear From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs

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the increased popularity of tattoos for those currently serving and in the population from which the Navy draws its recruits. It is also meant to ensure the Navy does not miss opportunities to bring in talented young men and women who are willing to serve. More information on these changes, which go into effect April 30, can be found in NavAdmin 082/16. Second, NavAdmin 082/16 also authorizes commands to immediately wear a coyote-brown command ball cap with the Navy Working Uniform Type II and III. The manner of wear, logos, lettering and overall descriptions can be found in Navy Regulations, Chapter 3, article 3501.8. The eight-point cover will remain the standard head gear worn with the NWU Type II and III during uniform inspections, special events and as determined by the unit commanding officer. Ball caps are considered organizational clothing and commands may use appropriated funds to buy them. Information on how commands may purchase these ball caps can be found in NavAdmin 082/16, and can be found at www.npc.navy.mil. Complete information on Navy uniform policy and regulation can be found at http://www.public. navy.mil/bupers-npc/support/uniforms/Pages/default2.aspx. For more news from Chief of Naval Personnel, visit www.navy.mil/local/cnp.


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Shawnee Mission North HS tops NJROTC Nationals Story, photo by Michael F. Miller Naval Service Training Command Public Affairs

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hawnee Mission North High School from Overland Park, Kan., was crowned the 2016 Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps National Academic, Athletic and Drill Champion onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola April 1-2. The 24 NJROTC units, representing 13 states from coast to coast, were challenged on their athleticism, tested in academics and evaluated on the drill deck during the competition held at the Naval Air Technical Training Center’s (NATTC) Chevalier Hall. Rear Adm. Stephen C. Evans, commander, Naval Service Training Command, presented participation certificates to all 24 schools and then presented overall trophies to the top five units at an awards ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum after the competition was finished. Evans had one word to describe the competition, “Awesome.” “This was an incredible competition and it was honor to be here and witness all your hard work and dedication,” Evans said. “You are all some of the finest examples of American citizens that I have ever seen.” NJROTC is a citizenship development program that instills in high school students and in U.S. secondary educational institutions the value of citizenship and service to the United States. “This championship was a culmination of all the hard work we have put in the last four years,” said Cadet Hope McAlexander, a senior at Shawnee Mission North High School. “We have an incredible team with a great group of seniors and excellent instructors.” This is the first overall championship for the Shawnee Mission North unit, which consistently finishes in the top ten. This year the unit piled up 4,820 points to capture the title. Green Run (Virginia Beach, Va.) High School came in second with 4,779 points. Last year’s champion, Boca Raton (Florida) High School finished third with 4,695 points. Centennial (Las

Marine Corps drill instructors from Officer Training Command (OTC), Newport, R.I., judge Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) cadets performing in the color guard event of the 2016 NJROTC National Academic, Athletic and Drill Championship at NAS Pensacola.

Vegas, Nev.) High School was fourth with 4,645 points and Escambia (Pensacola) High School rounded out the top five with 4,633 points. “I am so proud of my team,” said retired Marine Corps CWO4 Dennis Grayless, senior naval science instructor at Shawnee Mission North High School. “This justifies and sustains the fact that if you work for something you will achieve it. They work, work, work and we had a lot of great seniors leading them. They embody traits of selflessness and sacrifice.” The personnel inspections, color guard and the drill events at the competition were judged by Navy recruit division commanders and Marine Corps drill instructors from Officer Training Command, Naval Station Newport, R.I. “It is an honor for us to come down and judge this huge event for these cadets,” said Marine Corps Master Sgt. Charles Moore, chief drill instructor at Navy

Officer Candidate School. “Speaking on behalf of the judges, the amount of discipline and drive in these cadets was phenomenal with a definite wow factor. It’s exciting to see all the hard work the cadets put in.” In addition, Marines from Marine Aviation Training Support Group-21 assisted in judging the armed rifle exhibition, while Sailors from the Navy Recruiting Orientation Unit at NAS Pensacola judged the curl-up and push-up portions of the competition. Approximately 26 of 573 NJROTC units worldwide qualify for the national competition annually. “This year’s competition was fantastic with an exciting and close finish,” said J.D. Smith, director and NJROTC program manager. “It’s always great to see the caliber of units that participate in the competition. We crowned a new champion and that capped off an excellent year for the program.” Smith added, “The NJROTC Nationals remain the most comprehensive test of overall JROTC training and performance in existence today. This year, many of the nation’s finest NJROTC units from across the United States were part of this exciting, two-day academic, athletic and drill competition.” Other NJROTC units participating in this year’s Nationals included: Nease (Ponte Vedra, Fla.); Charles W. Flanagan (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) High School; Pine Forest (Pensacola) High School; Northmont (Clayton, Ohio) High School; Norview (Norfolk, Va.) High School; Colts Neck (N.J.) High School; Gaither (Tampa, Fla.) High School; Southwest (San Antonio, Texas) High School; Hamilton (Ohio) High School; Cape Fear (Fayetteville, N.C.) High School; Zion-Benton Township (Zion, Ill.) High School; Salem (Virginia Beach, Va.) High School; Richland Northeast (Columbia, S.C.) High School; Marine Academy of Science and Technology (Sandy Hook, N.J.); Willard (Missouri) High School; Cocke County (Newport, Tenn.) High School; Sprayberry (Marietta, Ga.) High School; Terry Parker (Jacksonville, Fla.) High School and Atlantic City (N.J.) High School. The NJROTC, or Citizenship Development, program is currently under the direction of Evans and his NSTC staff, headquartered on Naval Station Great Lakes. For more information about NSTC, visit http://www.netc.navy.mil/nstc/ or visit the NSTC Facebook pages at https://www.facebook.com/NavalServiceTraining/. For more news from Naval Service Training Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/greatlakes/.

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Commanding officers lead the way during SAAPM Story, photo by Jay Cope NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs

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aval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) and Training Air Wing Five started the Navy’s Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) off in style with a friendly competition between the two commanding officers April 1 in the installation’s atrium building.

Organized by the command Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), the “Leading the Charge Against Sexual Assault” Segway relay race was designed as a fun way to highlight the need for all levels of the chain of command to be involved in eliminating sexual assault. “Eliminating sexual assaults in the Navy is an all-hands evolution,” NASWF Command SARC Dora Ford stated. “It is everyone’s job to step in and prevent assaults. This event was a fun way to show how we have to work together to be successful.” NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau and TraWing-5 Commodore Capt. Mark Murray refused to be daunted by the heavy

rainfall, and moved their race indoors. The two officers led their teams of officers, enlisted personnel and civilian employees through an obstacle course designed by the base’s Morale Welfare and Recreation team. The course involved a series of challenges to the Segway drivers including a full stop and turn, a 180-degree turn in an outlined square, weaving through cones and a U-turn to reverse. Sporting teal-colored ribbons and streamers on their helmets and Segways, Bahlau and Murray zipped through the orange cones quickly and crossed the line to hand the teal baton to the next participant with less than a Segway distance between them. The TraWing-5 team extended

Members of the “Leading the Charge Against Sexual Assault” relay teams and audience gather for a group shot after the event. The relay race pitted the NAS Whiting Field team against members of Training Air Wing Five. The April 1 competition kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) for the base.

their lead during the second leg, but NAS Whiting Field evened the race up during the third leg, and anchor driver Julie LaRow refused to be caught, tearing up the course in record time and bringing the victory to the Whiting Field team. The participants for the two teams, Murray, 1st Lt. Michael Stahl, AWC William Davis, Mike Giron on the TraWing-5 side and ABC Kerry Carter, AB2 Terrance Wever and LaRow for the NAS Whiting Field team, were all smiles after the hard-

fought contest. However, the underlying message was not lost on the racers. “We really need to promote a culture of equality and respect,“ LaRow said. “Sexual assaults undermine our core values and destroys the trust we have in each other. Events like these remind us of the importance to treat each other appropriately and end sexual violence.” SAAPM tables were placed next to the race area and signs were posted at various areas along the course. A photo booth

was situated where attendees could take selfies and post them to the NAS Whiting Field Facebook page showing their support for SAAPM. According to Bahlau, it was an event that successfully blended entertainment with a serious meaning. “Sexual assault is a difficult issue to address. Having a fun competition will help people be more open and accepting of the issue and understand the requirement to ‘Know Your Part – Do Your Part’,” he said.

F ir st -tim e Seder mea l h eld a t chape l onboard NASWF By Jamie Link NAS Whiting Field PAO staff

Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) chaplains served a Passover meal for the first time held at the chapel Fellowship Hall as part of the Command Religious Program. Participants were an active part of the ceremony which celebrated both Jewish and Christian faiths in a hybrid service. The goal of the event was to present a Christian adaptation of Passover to retain the theological, confessional and educational dimension of the service. The celebration was presented in a way for people of Christian faith to express those beliefs in a community gathering by participating in the story of salvation, and to observe and honor the faith journey of Israelites and Jewish people over time. The Passover meal is known as the Seder, which translates to “order” be-

cause the meal and service are completed in a prescribed sequence. Command Chaplain Lt. Cmdr. Michael Griggs explained, “This is a celebration originating with the Jewish religion and the Passover (celebration).” The food was intentionally set at different positions on the plate and each food item represented a portion in the story of salvation. Food served included; green beans, lamb, hard-boiled eggs, parsley dipped in salt water, flat-bread and an apple/granola dish. After the regimented portion was complete, additional dishes were served. “This was my first experience with a Seder meal and one of the most interesting parts was learning how each food item had significance and symbolism,” said Toby Ledbetter, an attendee of the

event. The flat bread, known as Matzot symbolizes the yeast less bread that was eaten by the Hebrews after they were set free. Chazeret is a bowl of salt water symbolizing the tears that were shed in Egypt. The hard-boiled egg is known as beitzah and is a symbol of mourning, (as eggs are the first thing served to mourners after a funeral), evoking the idea of mourning over the destruction of the temple and our inability to offer any kind of sacrifices. Maror is bitter herbs, symbolizing the bitterness and harshness of the slavery the Hebrews endured in Egypt. “I was so impressed with how it was all put together and with the precision and purpose,” said attendee Angela Johnson. The service was held March 22 at lunch time and lasted one hour. One as-

pect to overcome was the need to condense the ceremony from a full service to a one-hour time frame. “There were a few challenges like finding kosher foods to fit 21st century palates, but many people volunteered to help and the timeline had to be cut in order to fit the one hour given for lunch on base but fortunately one of our chaplain’s assistants, Ens. Rowland George, was greatly helpful with his efforts and expertise,” said Griggs. More than 20 participants joined in the ceremony meal. Many denominations attended including active-duty, retired, civilians, and community pastors. “It’s important to hold ceremonies of different faiths, one reason is that looking at other religions with openness always gives us room for discussion, learning and a better appreciation of those that are religiously and culturally of a different orientation,” said Griggs.

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Transition job fair being held today

The NASP Fleet and Family Service Center is presenting the Transition Assistance GPS Program Job Fair for 9 a.m. to noon today, April 15, at the NASP Gateway Inn Conference Center, Bldg. 3249. Employers scheduled to participate include Aerotek Aviation, Century Correctional Institution, City of Pensacola, Florida Fish and Wildlife, Gulf Power, Troops to Teachers, VT Aerospace Mobile and UTAS United Technology Aerospace Systems. For more information, call 452-4369 or 452-5620 or e-mail NASP_TAMP@navy.mil.

Planetarium presentations planned

Two shows are being presented today, April 15, at Pensacola State College’s Planetarium and Space Theatre, Bldg. 21, on the main campus. • The 6 p.m. show will feature “From Earth to the Universe” followed by a live night-sky presentation outside, weather permitting. “From Earth to the Universe” runs 30 minutes and appeals to ages from grade 4 to adult. • The 7:30 p.m. show will feature “Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.” “Dark Side of the Moon” runs 40 minutes and appeals to adults. Doors open 20 minutes before show times. No one will be admitted after the show begins. Tickets must be purchased in advance. There will be no ticket sales at the door. Tickets are $4 for preschoolers, $5 for grades K-12, and $6 for adults. All tickets to “Dark Side of the Moon” are $6. Purchase tickets at the Lyceum Box Office, Bldg. 8, Room 861, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today or online at http://planetarium.pensacolastate.edu/. For ticket information, call 484-1847.

Church presenting gospel concert

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 9301 Gulf Beach Highway, will present a Southern gospel concert at 7 p.m. today, April 15, featuring The Primitives. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Admission is free, but an offering will be collected. A revival is scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. April 16. Brandon Cairns will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 492-1518 or go to www.pleasantgrovepensacola.com.

Teens take the wheel at driving school

Get a free boat safety inspection Do you own a power boat, personal water craft (PWC), canoe or paddleboard? If so, members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Milton Flotilla, will conduct free recreational boating vessel safety checks in conjunction with Avalon Bait and Tackle, 4400 Avalon Blvd., in Milton from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, April 16. Boaters are encouraged to visit the Online Virtual Vessel Safety Check website for more information by going to www.cgaux.org and clicking on “Get a Vessel Safety Check” on the left menu. The ultimate goal of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is to remind the public of safe boating practices and assist you in ensuring your vessel complies with federal and state boating requirements. The Coast Guard Auxiliary is the uniformed volunteer component of the U.S. Coast Guard and supports the Coast Guard in nearly all its service missions. For more information, go to www.cgaux.org.

Doggie Bathe-In is the first of season

The Pensacola Humane Society, 5 North Q St., will kick off the 2016 Doggie Bathe-In season from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, April 16. Bathe-Ins offer low-cost bathing, nail-clipping and flea dips during the warm weather season. Events will be held the third Saturday of the month through October. Charges are based on the dog’s weight and range from $7 to $10 for baths and $5 for nail trims. Participant need to bring towels. The events are run by shelter staff and volunteers. New volunteers and experienced groomers and nail clippers are always needed. Those interested in helping should contact Sarah Humlie at 466-3945 or send an email to director@pensacolahumane.org. For more information, go to www.pensacola humane.org.

‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’ opens at PLT

Manheim Auto Auction, 6359 North W St., is offering the Tire Rack Street Survival Teen Driving School from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. tomorrow, April 16. Students will receive a short classroom session and then will learn how to manage driving hazards in a controlled environment on an advanced driving course. Students are taught in their own cars. The class is open to licensed and permitted drivers ages 15 to 21. The cost is $75 per student and some insurance companies offer premium discounts to graduates. Forms, schedules and more information can be found online at www.streetsurvival.org.

The Tony-winning romantic comedy “Don't Dress for Dinner” will be on stage April 15-17 and April 21-24 at the Pensacola Little Theatre (PLT). The Main Stage production is recommended for adult audiences only. Evening performances start at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday matinee begins at 2:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online, or at the PLT Box Office on weekdays (10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) as well as one hour prior to each show. For more information, go to www. pensacolalittletheatre.com.

VUMS reunion to be April 18-21

Poetry in spotlight at open mic event

The annual reunion of the Veterans of Underage Military Service (VUMS) is scheduled for April 1821 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. If you are interested in attended the reunion or want more information about the organization, contact Al Brandon, VUMS Southeast regional commander, at 542-7595.

Association of Old Crows to meet

A presentation by the Gulf Coast Crow’s Nest Chapter of the Association of Old Crows (AOC) on unclassified electronic warfare, software defined radio and commercial off-the-shelf equipment is planned for 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 20 at the NASP Mustin Beach Club. Guests are welcome to share in the camaraderie and discuss happenings in electronic warfare, information operations, cyberspace and the electromagnetic spectrum. All military training students from all services are encouraged to attend. There is no cost to attend and refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call 898-1030 (voicemail), e-mail or contact us at gulfcoastcrowsnest@gmail.com or go to wwww. facebook.com/GCCNAOC.

CREDO enrichment retreat planned

A Marriage Enrichment Retreat is being offered April 22-24 by the Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast. The retreat can assist married couples in developing and strengthening a healthy marriage. Active-duty and family members are eligible for retreats (including reservists in an active status). Marriage and family retreat participant couples must be legally married when registering. The free retreat starts at 7 p.m. Friday and ends around noon Sunday at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Ala. All lodging and meal expenses are paid, but transportation is not provided. For more information or to register, contact the NAS Pensacola Chapel at 452-2093 or e-mail tony.bradford.ctr@navy.mil.

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Members of the West Florida Literary Federation will be celebrating National Poetry Month during an open mic event April 19 at the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 South Jefferson Street, room 201. The special guest will be Dr. Henry Langhorne, former poet laureate of Northwest Florida (2003). Langhorne will read from his latest book of poetry, “In Search of Solitude.” Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 7 p.m. Open mic readings will follow Langhorne’s presentation. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.wflf.org.

Covenant Care offers special training

Covenant Care is seeking individuals who are interested in making a difference in the lives of patients and families and in supporting the organization. A volunteer training session is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. April 19 and April 21 at the Joyce Goldenberg Hospice Inpatient Residence, 10075 Hillview Road. The workshop is free and open to the public. Interested volunteers will need to attend both days. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age. Volunteer time commitments are flexible and based on volunteer availability. To register for training or to learn more about volunteering with Covenant Care, contact Amy Stamey, volunteer and community relations manager, at 208-7129 or amy.stamey@choosecovenant.org.

Navy nurses plan April 22 gathering

The Gulf Coast Navy Nurse Corps Association will have a quarterly chapter meeting from noon to 2 p.m. April 22 at The Egg and I Restaurant, l7175 North Davis Highway. All active duty, former, reserve or retired Navy nurses are invited. Others interested people are also welcome. The scheduled speaker is retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Ralph Hyatt, who will share stories relating to the Vietnam War including an incident when Marines

were ordered to defend the naval hospital from attack. Reservation are requested by April 20. To make reservations, contact Vicki Coyle at (251) 942-6382 or by e-mail atvcoyle@gulf.

Registration open for Gator March 5K

The Escambia High School Band has announced it is time to start registering for the Gator March. The 5K run/walk is scheduled for April 23 at Big Lagoon State Park. The race will begin at 7 a.m. The entry fee is $25 and includes one-day admission to the park. Participants can register at Active.com, or by bringing a registration form to the Escambia High band room, 1310 North 65th Ave. T-shirt and packet pick-up will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 22 at the Escambia High band room or from 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. on race day at the Governor’s Pavilion at the park. For more information, contact Linda Lewis at 293-2822 or ehsgatormarch@yahoo.com.

LSU alumni event features crawfish

The Panhandle Bayou Bengals, LSU Alumni Chapter-Pensacola, will present its annual Crawfish Boil from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 23 at Shoreline Park in Gulf Breeze. Crawfish will be served at 2:30 p.m. The menu will include Cajun boiled crawfish, corn, potatoes, Cajun sausage, hot dogs and drinks. Raffles, auctions, LSU merchandise sales and music will round out the day’s activities. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for non members while tickets last. Deadline to preorder tickets is April 13. Net proceeds are used to fund a scholarship endowment fund. For more information, contact John Spurny at 733-9583 or 449-1342. You can also sent an e-mail to lsupanhandle@hotmail.com.

March for Babies planned for April 23

The March for Babies is scheduled for April 23 at Maritime Park. Interested walkers and donors can visit marchforbabies.org/event/pensacola to sign up, start a team, or donate. For more information about March for Babies, contact Dannon Byrd, community director, at 4627756 or dbyrd@marchofdimes.org.

Coin club scheduled to meet April 21

Members of the Pensacola Coin Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. April 21 at Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant, 630 North Navy Blvd. A coin and currency presentation is planned 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.

Texan Trot scheduled for April 30

The 479th Flying Training Group has announced that the third annual T-6 Texan Trot 5K is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. April 30. The family friendly run or walk will follow a course around the taxiways and runway of NAS Pensacola’s Sherman Field. The race will be capped at 1,500 participants. Cost is $25 until April 14; $30 after April 14. Children younger than 12 can run for free. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/T6TexanTrot and to register, go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=123949.

April 23 child safety event announced

KlaasKids Foundation and Hill-Kelly Dodge Chrysler Jeep are presenting a print-a-thon event to promote and educate families about child safety from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 23 at Hill-Kelly Dodge Chrysler Jeep, 6171 Pensacola Blvd. Each participating child will receive a comprehensive packet of child safety tools. Foundation founder Marc Klaas is scheduled to be present. As a service to the community Hill-Kelly Dodge Chrysler Jeep is underwriting this program so that there is no charge to families. For more information, call 476-9078.

Small business workshops planned

The Florida Small Business Development Center at (FSBDC) the University of West Florida is presenting several workshops: • “Steps to Starting a Business” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon April 19 at the Greater Pensacola Chamber, 117 W. Garden St. Attendance fee is $35 for the public. • “Bonding – What Is It And How Do I Get It?” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon April 20 at the FSBDC offices at UWF, 9999 University Parkway. There is no fee, but pre-registration is requested. • “Financial and Cash Flow Statements” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon April 26 and April 28 at the FSBDC offices at UWF, 9999 University Parkway. Fee for the two-day workshop is $45. Bring a calculator. Pre-registration is requested. For more information or to register, call 474-2528 go to www.sbdc.uwf.edu and click on “Training Opportunities.”

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WASHINGTON – Time to get your purple on, America. April 15 is Purple Up! day, a time for Americans to show their support for military families. Department of Defense Education Activity schools will celebrate the event on April 20 because of spring recess. “It’s to build awareness for the needs of military families,” said Barbara A. Thompson, the director of the office of family readiness policy. This is not a Defense Department program, but a grassroots effort that began in 2011 as a way to honor the

sacrifices military children make every day for the nation. According to the 4-H Military Partnerships web-

site, 4-H clubs in New Hampshire developed the “Purple Up! for Military Kids” initiative while working with the children of deployed National Guardsmen and reserve component members, and they saw Purple Up! as a way to build awareness in their communities. “It’s grown like wildfire across the United States and now DoD has embraced it, too,” Thompson said. The 4-H went with purple because it is the color that symbolizes all branches of the military. “It is a combination of Army green, Marine red, and Coast Guard, Air Force and Navy blue,” according to the 4-H. “The goal of ‘Purple Up!’ is for military youth to actually see the support in their school, youth groups and the community.”

Raising a military child: Know your resources By Katie Lange DoD News, Social Media

Members of the armed forces make sacrifices for their country every day, but the sacrifices that are often overlooked are those of their families. April is the Month of the Military Child – a time to recognize the contributions and sacrifices made by nearly two million military children and teens. There are fairs, parades and other special events scheduled for all military installations to celebrate, and everyone is encouraged to wear purple today, April 15, to show support for military students as part of the Pur-

ple Up! campaign. The month is also an opportunity to let parents know about the Family Readiness System, a collaborative network of agencies, programs, services and individuals working to promote the readiness and quality of life of service members and their families. As part of the Family Readiness System, there is a variety of resources for parents that can help with anything from child care and behavior management to thriving during deployments and frequent moves. Military OneSource (http://military onesource. mil/cyt) has some great re-

The average child in a military family will move six to nine times during a school career. That’s an average of three times more frequently than nonmilitary families. Source: Department of Defense Education Activity

sources worth highlighting: • Military child care programs: One of the most valuable resources available to military parents is quality, affordable child care for children as young as 4 weeks old. Shifting schedules, extended hours, weekend duty: They’re all things military parents deal with, which can make finding child care difficult. • Resources for parenting young, infant children: Infants and small children require constant care, and it’s not an easy task when your military duties are calling. Newsletters, organizations and mobile texting services can help you through the tougher times, as well as groups like the New Parent Support Program, specialty consultations and online resources catering to small children. Special-needs families have support, too. The Exceptional Family Member program helps to access educational services and training and de-

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350th CACom welcomes new commander Story, photos by Sgt. Dustin Gautney 350th CACom Public Affairs

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oldiers of U.S. Army Reserve 350th Civil Affairs Command (CACom) welcomed a new commander during an assumption of command ceremony held at NAS Pensacola March 12. With a traditional passing of the colors, newly promoted Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Coggin assumed command of the Pensacola-based unit. “It is with great pride that I assume this command,” said Coggin. “Being chosen to command American Soldiers is the highest honor one can be granted. I look to provide the

leadership that the Soldiers of the 350th demand so that they can succeed in their roles.” Maj. Gen. Daniel Ammerman, U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Coggin, 350th CACom commander, (left) ceremoniously receives the 350th colors from Maj. Gen. Daniel Ammerman, U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations commander, during an assumption of command ceremony held at Naval Air Station Pensacola March. 12.

commander, served as the reviewing officer for the ceremony.

Soldiers from the 350th Civil Affairs Command welcome newly promoted Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Coggin during an assumption of command ceremony held at Naval Air Station Pensacola March 12.

“This is a is a truly great command (350th CACom) with great Soldiers and leaders,” said Ammerman. “The Soldiers are the advantage we, as a military, have over any opposing force. We as leaders are blessed with Soldiers that are more talented than any force ...” Coggin’s most recent assignment was serving as the commander for the 321st Civil Affairs Brigade. He is a graduate of the Army Medical Department officer basic course, Army Medical Department officer advanced course, civil affairs officer advanced course, the Army Command and General Staff College. He was

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awarded a master’s degree in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College. About the 350th Civil Affairs Command Located in Pensacola, the 350th Civil Affairs Command is one of the four U.S. Army Civil Affairs Commands. The 350th Civil Affairs Command was activated to support U.S. Southern Command. Each civil affairs command is responsible for supporting and advising a four-star general or admiral who was in charge of one of the U.S. military’s five geographic regions around the world.

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Opening Reception April 22nd, 5:30pm

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Innovative composer to visit UWF, give lecture From University of West Florida

Eric Whitacre, Grammywinning composer and conductor, is scheduled to present a lecture, “Creativity and Connection: The Humanism of Technology,” April 21 at the Museum of Commerce on 201 E. Zaragoza St. The free event, which is the fourth and final installment of the Experience UWF Downtown 2015-16 Lecture Series, will start with a reception at 5:30 p.m., and the lecture will begin at 6 p.m. Whitacre has released several chart-topping albums, including 2011’s bestselling “Light and Gold.” He has con-

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ducted choral and instrumental concerts globally, including sold-out concerts with the London Symphony Orchestra,

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Minnesota Orchestra. In addition to collaborations with Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer, he has worked with British pop icons Laura Mvula, Imogen Heap and Annie Lennox. Whitacre’s concert music has been performed throughout the world by professional and amateur musicians. His innovative “Virtual Choirs,” where singers can record and upload music to be combined into a single performance, have united singers from more than 110 different countries. Whitacre has given many keynote addresses for Fortune 500 companies and global in-

stitutions including Apple, Google, the World Economic Forum in Davos and the United Nations Speaker’s Programme. He also has given two main stage TED talks. Whitacre is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music, and he recently completed a fiveyear term as Visiting Fellow and Composer in Residence at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. In addition to the public lecture, Whitacre will be working directly with UWF music and theater students during his stay in Pensacola. Activities with the students will include a masterclass, as well as a question-and-answer session about

the business of music and his creative process. “Eric Whitacre is a choral composer of celebrity status,” said Dr. Peter Steenblick, director of choral activities at UWF. The UWF Downtown Lecture Series promotes the value of liberal arts in contemporary life by showcasing outstanding UWF faculty, as well as scholars of national prominence who illustrate the essential role of the liberal arts in building and sustaining contemporary culture. For more information, go to http://uwf.edu/cassh/community-outreach/experience-uwfdowntown-lecture-series/.

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Story, photo from the Pensacola Blue Wahoos

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos, the Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, recently kicked off season number five, and special celebrations are taking place during the first round of home games. A dedication ceremony was held April 12 to name the field in honor of Vice Adm. Jack Fetterman. Fetterman, who passed away in 2006, was instrumental in the development of Community Maritime Park. Free hats will be given out to the first 2,000 fans who arrive for the game today, April 15. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the first pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. A fireworks show will be presented at the conclusion of game tomorrow, April 16. Both games are against the Jacksonville Suns. If you can’t make it to the game, you can tune in to hear it on 97.1 FM “The Ticket� or bluewahoos.com. The Ticket will air all 140 games for the 2016 season. And 100.3 FM WTKE (Destin/Fort Walton Beach) and 93.5 FM WTKP (Panama City) on “The Ticket� Sports Network will broadcast a Blue Wahoos Game of the Week. “With all three of their stations, this is a great opportunity for fans from Pensacola to Panama City to enjoy Blue Wahoos baseball,� said team president Jonathan Griffith. “‘The Ticket’ is a great sports radio station that covers the Panhan-

Baseball teams line up on the field before a game as the U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly over the Blue Wahoo stadium.

dle which makes it an exciting partnership.� Additionally, home games at Blue Wahoos Stadium as well as select road games will be available on MiLB.TV, a subscription-based service provided by Minor League Baseball. 2015 Southern League Broadcaster of the Year Tommy Thrall is returning for his fifth season in the booth. Thrall has been with the team

since its inaugural season. Joining him this season is media relations/broadcast trainee Matt Schumacker who worked with the Johnson City Cardinals last year. The Blue Wahoos are affilliated with the Southern League. Season tickets, mini plan packages and single game tickets are available for purchase at the stadium and by calling 9348444. For more information, go to bluewahoos.com.

At the movies FRIDAY

“Zootopia� (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Zootopia� (2D), PG, 7:30 p.m.; “Miracles from Heaven,� PG, 5:30 p.m.; “The Divergent Series: Allegiant,� R, 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

“Zootopia� (3D), PG, noon; “Gods of Egypt� (3D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “The Divergent Series: Allegiant,� R, 5 p.m.; “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,� R, 7:30 p.m.; “Miracles from Heaven,� PG, 12:30 p.m.; “10 Cloverfield Lane,� PG-13, 3 p.m.; “Zootopia� (2D), PG, 5:30 p.m.; “London Has Fallen,� R, 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

“Zootopia� (3D), PG, 12:30 p.m.; “10 Cloverfield Lane,� PG-13, 3 p.m.; “The Divergent Series: Allegiant,� R, 5:30 p.m.; “London Has Fallen,� R, 8 p.m.; “Miracles from Heaven,� PG, noon; “Zootopia� (2D), PG, 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.; “The Perfect Match,� R, 7:30 p.m.

MONDAY

“Zootopia� (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,� R, 7:10 p.m.; “Eddie the Eagle,� PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “The Perfect Match,� R, 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

“Zootopia� (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Gods of Egypt� (3D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “The Divergent Series: Allegiant,� R, 5:10 p.m.; “10 Cloverfield Lane,� PG-13, 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

“10 Cloverfield Lane,� PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Zootopia� (2D), PG, 7:10 p.m.; “Miracles from Heaven,� PG, 5:10 p.m.; “London Has Fallen,� R, 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY

“Miracles from Heaven,� PG, 5 p.m.; “The Divergent Series: Allegiant,� R, 7:10 p.m.; “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,� R, 5:10 p.m.; “London Has Fallen,� R, 7:30 p.m.

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

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The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3100, or go to the MWR website at www.navymwrpensacola.com. • Purple Up for Military Children: Wear purple today, April 15, to show support. For more special events related to Month of the Military Child, go to www.navymwrpensacola. com/events/aab0bbcf-5204-4ac8-84f4fb82bcf714d6. • Spring Fling: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow, April 16, NASP Youth Center. Children from kindergarten to age 12 can participate in contests, • Movies on the while enjoying food Lawn: Free family and fun. There will be dancing, snow movies will be shown cones, airbrush every second and tatoos, games and fourth Saturday from arts and crafts. Ad- April 23 to Aug. 13 at mission is free. For dusk in front of the more information, Portside Gym, Bldg. 627. “The Good Dicontact 452-2417. • Scavenger nosaur,â€? rated PG, is Hunt and Nature scheduled for April 23. Walk: 10 a.m. April Prizes will be given to 23, Family Fitness children in honor of the Center. The family Month of the Military event is being held Child. There also will be in honor of Earth free popcorn. Bring Day and the Month your lawn chair, blanof the Military kets and coolers. In Child. For more in- case of rain, movies will formation, call 452- be canceled. For information, call 452-2372. 6004. • King of the Ring: 4 p.m. April 20, Wenzel Fitness Center. Open to all MWR authorized patrons. Open play Pugil event. For nformation, call 452-6198. • Summer Day Camps: Weekly camps, May 31 to Aug. 9. 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at NASP Youth Center; 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. at NASP Corry Station School Age Care. For ages 5 (kindergarten) to 12. Programs include field trips, breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack. Open to authorized dependents. Weekly fee based on total family income. Pre-register at www.militarychildcare.com. For information, call 452-2417 or 453-6310. • Little Yogis Yoga classes: Fitness Center; 5 p.m. April 19 at Family Fitness Center. Part of a celebration for Month of the Military Child. For more information, call 452-9845. • Learn to sail: Classes are currently underway at Blue Angel Naval Recreation Area. Beginner classes 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 16. Cost is $35. Intermediate classes 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 23. Cost is $40. For information or to make reservations, call 281-5489. • Navy-Armed Forces Kids’ Run: 3:30 p.m. May 4, NASP running track. Register online at www.americaskidsrun.org or on site at 3 p.m. May 4. Three age groups 5 to 6 years (1/2 mile) 7 to 8 years (one mile) and 9 to 13 years (two miles). Open to all authorized active-duty and DoD dependents. For more information, call 452-2296.

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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If you are a victim of sexual assault, it is not your fault. Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away: The SafeHelpline provides live, one-on-one crisis support and information by trained staff. Call: (877) 995-5247; click: www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247, CONUS; (202) 470-5546, OCONUS (may be extra charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to non-intimate partner adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services, safety interventions and/or transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim may report to his/her chain-ofcommand, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR VA, SARC, or others. NCIS shall be notified by the CO and/or the VA/SARC in unrestricted cases to begin investigation. Investigation results are provided to the offender’s CO for appropriate action/disposition. Restricted reporting allows a victim to have a confidential report, which does not trigger command or law enforcement notification and the victim may have a SAPR VA and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim may disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care professional and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 Victim Advocate, call 449-9231/2. For the Civilian Victim Advocate, call 293-4561. To contact the duty SARC, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.

Worship schedule NAS Pensacola Protestant • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Chapel choir, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge. • Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center. Roman Catholic • Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the Our Lady of Loreto Chapel. • Confessions: 30 minutes before services. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Meeting: 6 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Thursday, J.B. McKamey Center. For information, call 452-2341. NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, fellowship hall vice conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, choir room vice sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

Fleet and Family Support Center • Contemporary worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by fellowship at 7:30 p.m. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Latter Day Saints • Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For information, call 452-6376. NAS Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. Friday. Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For information, call 623-7212. More services Jewish • B’nai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., services 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 433-7311. • Temple Beth El, 800 North Palafox St., services 7 p.m. Friday (6 p.m. first Friday of each month). For information, call 438-3321 or go to http://templebethelof pensacola.org. Seventh-day Adventist • Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1080 North Blue Angel Parkway, Bible studies at 9:30 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 4533442.

The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • FFSC Transition GPS Program Job Fair: 9 a.m. to noon today, April 15, NASP Gateway Inn Conference Center, Bldg. 3249. For more information, call 452-4369 or 452-5620 or e-mail NASP_TAMP@Navy.mil. • 2016 Teen Job Fair Prep and Resume Workshop: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 28 or May 7, NASP Corry Station Youth Center, Bldg. 4118. Register early, only 30 seats available. Open to dependents of active-duty, retired military, DoD or contract employees. For more information, call 452-5609 or e-mail Sheila.Mcneely@navy.mil. • 2016 Teen Job Fair: 9 a.m. to noon May 7 and May 14, NASP Corry Station Youth Center, Bldg. 4118. To be considered for MWR Teen Summer Program prositions, applicants must be:

age 15 to 18; dependents of active-duty, retired military, DoD or contract employees; be enrolled in high school; attend one of 2016 teen job fairs to obtain application; and submit application with three signed letters of recommendations to NAF Personnel Office, Bldg. 3249, by May 16. For more information on the program, call 452-3386 or 452-4681. • U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs e-benefits workshop: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. April 20. A resource guide to all online veteran’s benefits. Open to all military veterans and military family members. To register or for more information, call 452-5990. • Family Caregiver Seminar: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. May 11. Taking care of aging parents and children while on active duty presents a challenge. Find out how use the resources available to assist military families. To register or for more information, call 452-5609.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach volunteer opportunities: • Meals on Wheels: Council on Aging of West Florida needs help delivering meals to homebound elderly throughout Escambia County. Flexible schedules. For information, go

to www.coawfla.org. TheNASPCommunityOutreach office tracks volunteer hours.Reporthourstoreceive due recognition. For more information, call 452-2532 or e-mail nasp_comm_ outreach@Navy.mil.

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3BR/2BA 2000sqft. corner lot home w/pool. In upscale, golf course community. 7 mins. to NAS. $1500/month, $1500 deposit. No large pets. Available May 1. 850-3775764.

25 Acres with view of Lake. 3 streams plenty of hardwoods Surveyed VAG, VR fish or hunt 124K OBO 850-384-6926.

Burial plots: Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens. 16-A in Serenity and 15-C in Peace. $1,200 each (will record new deed @ cemetery). Call ED for info: 850-9821590.

Speargun AB Biller. Teakwood. 48” intact, ready to fish. Retail $400, sell $200 with extra tether and point. 4171694.

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