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Navy celebrates Earth Day through ‘Global Reach, Local Action’ From Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division Public Affairs

WASHINGTON (NNS) – Navy commands across the globe celebrated Earth Day April 22 and throughout the month of April by participating in local activities that showcase their ongoing commitment to the environment as they support the Navy’s national security mission. Earth Day, which was first celebrated in April of 1970, began as a grassroots movement that raised public awareness of the fragility of natural ecosystems and encouraged people to make individual commitments to protect the planet. The Navy’s 2014 theme for Earth Day, “Global Reach, Local Action,” reminds Sailors, civilians, and family members that as a result of the Navy’s global presence, they have many opportunities to make positive changes for the environment and for energy use in their communities. “The Navy began installing equipment on our ships to safely manage our waste stream at sea and protect the environment over 30 years ago, and our bases have developed robust programs to protect natural resources and keep the air, water and soil clean,” said Rear Adm. Kevin Slates, director of the Chief

of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division (OpNav N45). “We’re also pursuing energy initiatives that focus on enhancing capability and resiliency, but many of those energy efforts also have a side benefit of being good for the environment. Earth Day is a prime time to let people know that we have taken and will continue to take our environmental stewardship responsibility seriously,” said Slates. Among the Earth Day-related activities planned or ongoing this year at naval commands are environmental presentations at local schools; exhibit events with government agencies and non-governmental organizations; 5K runs; beach clean-ups; energy awareness training/competitions; recycling events; solar power demos; environmental fairs and facility nature tours; and tree plantings. Earth Day activities were carried out onboard NAS Pensacola throughout the week. April 18 was all about energy conservation and keeping things au natural during a farmers’ market event at the NEX Corry Mall. Officials from local utility company Gulf Power and the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) hosted energy efficiency workshops, and local vendors had handmade jewelry, natural lotions and hand knitted accessories on display for sale.

BRITE, the official mascot of the Navy’s shore energy program, takes a turn on a bicycle generator as part of an Earth Day Energy-A-Thon sponsored by the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department at Radford Fitness Center aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. BRITE’s visit was sponsored by the NASP Public Works Department. Photo by Janet Thomas

On April 22, BRITE, the official mascot of the Navy’s shore energy program, put in an appearance at the Energy-A-Thon event at MWR’s Radford

Fitness Center. Visitors got a chance to try Gulf Power’s bicycle generator

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NHP CO Capt. Padden discusses Urgent Care Center By Jason Bortz Naval Hospital Pensacola PAO

On June 1, the emergency room at Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) will be converted into an urgent care center (UCC). The UCC will be open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. for all TRICARE beneficiaries. Capt. Maureen Padden,

commanding officer, NHP, has served in the Navy for more than 26 years. She began her career in family medicine and has previously served as the executive officer for NHP. She holds an undergraduate degree in molecular biology from

the University of California at San Diego, a medical degree from the Uniformed Services University and a master’s in public health from the University of Washington. Why is the emergency room being converted to an urgent

care center? Navy Medicine, as a whole, looked at how it could align its resources to best meet the operational needs of the Navy, reduce costs and optimize its limited resources to provide the best care to beneficiaries. The relatively low patient volume at our ER coupled with our improved access to care within our Medical Home Port Teams lead to

NETC’s Rear Adm. White visits CID Story, photo by Gary Nichols CID Public Affairs

Rear Adm. Michael S. White, commander, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), made his first official visit to the Center for Information Dominance (CID) April 9. White, who recently assumed command of NETC, is traveling to Navy Learning Centers throughout the NETC domain to learn first hand about the training being delivered to the fleet. Located only two miles from NAS Pensacola, where NETC is based, CID is one of the earliest learning centers White visited. Based at NASP Corry Station, CID is the Navy’s learning center that leads, manages and delivers Navy and joint forces training in information operations, information warfare, information technology,

Commander, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), Rear Adm. Michael S. White, receives a quick tutorial from SR Vincent Owens, 19, of Frenchville, Penn., on assembling new Ethernet cables.

cryptology and intelligence. With nearly 1,300 military, civilian and contracted staff members,

CID oversees the development and administration of 202 courses at four commands, two detachments, and 14 learning sites throughout the United States and Japan. CID provides training for approximately 24,000 members of the U.S. armed services and allied forces each year. Following a short presentation from CID Commanding Officer Capt. Susan K. Cerovsky on the overall mission and scope of CID, White visited two classrooms and a lab at CID Unit Corry Station. While there, he received briefs from several instructors including: Ship’s Signal Exploitation Equipment Increment “F” Maintenance Course supervisor and retired master chief petty officer and CID Civilian of the Year Tom Priest; Joint Cyber Analysis Course

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the decision by Navy Medicine to convert the ER to a UCC. Beneficiaries can now make appointments with their primary care manager or Medical Home Port Team more efficiently than ever at Naval Hospital Pensacola, usually on the same day. We also have three excellent civilian hospitals with ERs in the Pensacola area that will

be able to provide emergency care to our beneficiaries. What kind of care will be provided at the UCC? The UCC will provide acute or urgent needs care such as minor lacerations or injuries, fevers, colds, sore throat and other basic healthcare. The care provided at the

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Transferring your Post-9/11 GI Bill By MC1 Elliott Fabrizio Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs

Serve 36 months in the Navy, and get 36 months of education benefits: in-state tuition, housing stipend, books – the whole shebang. Earning the Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit is automatic, but giving it away requires planning and action. There are several critical rules to follow to properly transfer your educational benefits, and this article will explain the exact steps, but first, it’s worth noting that transferring the GI Bill can also be understood as “sharing” the benefit and gives the benefit a lot of fluidity. Here are some hypothetical examples of ways you can share this benefit: • You can transfer your Post-9/11 GI Bill to your child. •You can have another child and transfer half the benefit to your new child, so they each have 18

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them an appointment with their Medical Home Port Team in a timely manner that satisfies the beneficiary, UCC will be very similar to the care provided at one of they will be seen at the UCC. our Medical Home Ports, which is why beneficiaries Can veterans utilize the UCC as they did with enrolled at the hospital should always try and visit their the ER as part of the Veterans Affairs/DoD agreeMedical Home first since they know our ment? patients best and see them on a regular We are still working closely with the basis. However, the UCC will be there VA and the VA Gulf Coast Veterans after normal clinic hours and the weekHealth Care System’s Joint Ambulatory end if needed. Care Center (JACC) to determine if vetWhat cannot be treated at the UCC erans enrolled for healthcare with the VA and should be treated at an emerwill be able to continue to utilize the UCC gency room? True emergencies such as in the same or similar manner they have chest pain, breathing problems, drug used our ER. Once we have that deteroverdoses, head traumas and mental mination, we will work closely with the health emergencies are some examples JACC to share that information with the of what will not be treated at our UCC veteran population. and will need to be treated at one of the How should beneficiaries determine NHP CO Capt. local ERs. In addition, ambulances will if they should visit the UCC or one of Maureen Padden not stop at NHP, so anyone being transthe local ERs? Beneficiaries should alported by ambulance will be taken to the closest ER. ways err on the side of caution. If they believe they are Who can utilize the UCC? The UCC can be uti- having a true emergency, they should call 911 or visit lized by all TRICARE beneficiaries including TRI- an emergency room. If a person is not sure, they can CARE Prime, TRICARE Standard, TRICARE for call their Medical Home Port Team during normal Life and TRICARE Young Adult. TRICARE benefi- hours and speak to their team. If it’s after hours, TRIciaries enrolled with one of the Medical Home Ports at CARE has a new Nurse Advice Line that beneficiarthe hospital will have the extra benefit of the UCC staff ies can use to ask healthcare questions or get a referral trying to get them an appointment with their Medical to a UCC. The Nurse Advice Line is open 24 hours a Home Port Team if they visit the UCC during normal day, seven days a week by calling 1 (800) TRICARE, clinic hours. If the staff at the UCC is unable to get option 1. UCC from page 1

Zelda Lackey pins an “Act of Green” – a personal pledge to save energy – onto a tree at the NASP Navy Exchange Aviation Plaza Earth Day celebration April 22. By day’s end the tree was papered with “Acts of Green” ranging from water conservation to solar energy commitments. Photo by Mike O'Connor

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“Green Machine,” and Gulf Power and Starbucks offered displays on energy conservation and recycling programs for the benefit of gym-goers. BRITE, the official mascot of the Navy’s shore energy program, shook hands with NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins and Public Works Officer Cmdr. Jeff Deviney. “Energy conservation is obviously a big CNO initiative. The reason we’re here is to really point out the things you can do to save energy,” Deviney said. BRITE’s visit to Pensacola was sponsored by the NASP Public Works Department. Ongoing events at the NASP NEX Aviation Plaza featured demonstrations by Compass Solar Energy demonstrations as well as the Navy Exchange (NEX) “Recycle Wars.” This competition for NEX associates, featured recycled material, highlighting the ability to be reused into something useful. The week’s events also showcased the Tree of Pledges, allowing patrons and associates to write their pledge to “Go Green” on a leaf cutout and tape it to a tree made of PVC. Other individual events included a blood drive, Public Works electric vehicle display and information booth, “Go Green” spin class. Numerous Navy commands that conducted Earth Day activities for 2014 are highlighted on an infographic that can be accessed at http://greenfleet. dodlive.mil/files/2014/04/20140422-Earth-Day-Infographic-FINAL.pdf. To learn more about Navy Earth Day, visit http://greenfleet.dodlive.mil/environment/earth-day/, Facebook at www.facebook.com/navycurrents, and Twitter at @NavyCurrents. For more news from Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division, visit www.navy. mil/local/n45/. NASP PAO Intern Aly Altonen contributed to this report. GI Bill from page 1

months respectively, assuming you don’t play favorites. • You can decide both your children are equally undeserving, and transfer the benefit back to yourself. • You can apply for the Career Intermission Pilot Program, use half of your benefit to finish up your bachelor’s degree, return to service and give the rest to your spouse. • Your spouse can use four months of the benefit to get a medical technologist certificate, and you can transfer the last 14 months back to your two children, who both seem a little more focused these days. These examples may not apply to you and your family, but these hypothetical examples are just to give you

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manager CTN1 Jason Taylor; and A+ instructor IT1 Ryan Butler. CID Unit Corry Station instructors teach 38 courses of instruction within the Cryptologic and Information Systems Technician ratings, with about 12,500 students graduating from various schools annually, making this the largest command within the CID domain. “Our CID instructors are the reason why CID continues to produce the world’s finest information dominance warriors,” Cerovsky said. “When our graduates leave here, they are fully prepared to join the fleet and to perform their mission, thanks to the hard work by these first-rate instructors.” At the end of his tour, White had an opportunity to chat with IT “A” school students who were in a computer lab. The students were practicing building and repairing Ethernet or CAT 5 cables. Similar to over-sized telephone lines, these cables are used to connect computers to networks. White also received a quick tutorial from SR Vincent

an idea of what is possible. Picture your 36 months of Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit as three dozen eggs, and when you transfer your benefit, you’re free to divide those “eggs” among your dependent’s (or your own) baskets as you see fit, with the option to redistribute as your circumstances change. None of this flexibility, however, is part of the standard package. Transferring the Post-9/11 GI Bill is a retention tool that requires, at a minimum, a fouryear commitment on top of six years of service. Here are the basic eligibility rules to transfer your benefits, broken down by enlisted Sailors and officers: Enlisted: • Complete at least six years of service. • Have four or more years of service remaining on your enlistment contract, or reenlist so that

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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.

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,

Owens, 19, of Frenchville, Penn., on assembling new Ethernet cables. Owens showed White how to make a new cable by deciphering the wiring scheme and attaching an RJ-45 connector to each end of the cable. Owens said he was honored to meet White, and that he never expected to meet an admiral, let alone have a one-on-one conversation with one. Owens said he was pleasantly surprised that White was genuinely interested in the work he and his classmates were doing in the IT lab, and to have the opportunity to show off some of his newly-acquired technical skills. “It was a really cool experience to be able to show Rear Adm. White how to make a cable,” Owens said. “It was neat to be able to show someone besides an instructor or fellow student what I’ve been learning in IT ‘A’ school.” Most of the students White spoke with at the IT lab were new accessions, or Sailors who only a few weeks earlier were attending boot camp at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Ill.

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White said he was impressed by the quality and speed of these students as they make the transformation from recruits to fullfledged information systems technicians, and he gave the credit for that transformation to the dedicated and talented CID instructors. “The quality of the instructors just amazes me,” White said. “That they are able to mold these young men and women into productive IDC Sailors in such a short time speaks volumes to their quality.” After five months of intense training at CID this class of IT “A” school students will join the fleet later this summer as the newest crop of cyber warriors within the Information Dominance Corps (IDC). “Their motivation energizes me every day,” White said. “CID is clearly an incredibly professional organization that’s building the future of our fleet. The Information Dominance Corps have a growing role and the important training being conducted by CID can’t be over stressed here.” For more information about CID, visit http://www. netc.navy. mil/centers/ceninfodom/

members, then it’s time to submit an application to transfer your Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit. Once you complete the process to transfer the benefit one time, you will not need to reapply or reenlist to redistribute your 36 months between your dependents and yourself, or add additional eligible dependents. However, you can’t add additional dependents after separating from service, hence the recommendation to assign one month to each eligible dependent. You may redistribute or revoke these benefits from your dependents at any time by accessing the MilConnect website. To get more information, visit the Post-9/11 GI Bill transfer FAQ on MilConnect or contact Veterans Affairs at (888) 442-4551.

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Let me give you some advice about ‘college talk’ By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist


t’s college decision time, but before parents of high school seniors engage each other in conversation, take heed. You are about to step into a veritable quagmire of double entendre regarding the seemingly innocuous topic of your child’s college pick. One might think that discussing college decisions are as simple as: Parent No. 1: “What college will your son/daughter attend in the fall?” Parent No. 2: “He/She will attend XYZ University.” Parent No. 1: “Oh, that’s swell.” But, beware. Hidden beneath this rudimentary exchange is a underground strata of complex connotations and confidential context. How do I, a parent of a high school senior, know this already? During our last few tours of duty, my family has had many “empty nesters” as neighbors in military base housing. I have found that there is much to be learned by observing this unique breed of parent. No, they don’t collect twigs, preen their feathers, or engage

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in elaborate mating rituals ... well, not that I know of, anyway. But, empty nesters have “been there, done that” when it comes to parenting. Interacting with these veterans around backyard fire pits and at the dog park has taught me that some things in life are not as simple as they seem. In order to help other parents, like myself, who will soon be expected to tell friends, relatives and colleagues about their children’s college picks, I will pass on the college talk tips I have gleaned from more experienced parents. Most importantly, when people ask, “What college did Little Suzie decide to go to?,” they really want to know, “Did she get any rejection letters?” And when you answer, “Little Suzie is going to State,” they are tabulating all prior conver-

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. sations in an attempt to figure out which schools gave your child the Heisman. In order to diffuse their natural curiosity, it’s best to be frank. Tell them which schools, if any, declined to ac-

cept your child’s application for enrollment. However, do not be tempted to add, “We’re actually happy that Little Johnny didn’t get into Ivy U, it just wasn’t the right fit for him.” The listener will only hear, “Little Johnny’s Ds in chemistry came back to bite him, and besides, those Ivy Leaguers are so stuck up.” Also, although it is considered gauche for friends to discuss money matters in the civilian world, talking about personal finances is quite common in the military community. Thanks to clearly defined rank structures, we military folks know each other’s pay grade. Regardless, be careful when discussing college expenses with friends and neighbors. As soon as they find out that your child’s college costs upwards of $50,000 a year or more, they will wonder how on earth you’re going to pay for it. You may wish to remain silent, and let them speculate that your child was offered a scholarship for some hidden talent like didgeridoo playing or curling. In a vacuum of information, your friends might think that you’ve got some long lost rich great uncle who graced you with a gazillion dollar trust fund, but this

might be hard to believe if you drive a used minivan and buy buns from the day-old rack at the commissary. Or, they might guess that your family’s heritage includes a recruitable ethnicity, like the long lost peoples of the Siberian Pot Belly Tribe. But most likely, unless you tell your friends and family that you are paying for college with the GI Bill, loans, your Thrift Savings Plans, or your 529 plans; they’re going to think that you’re planning to sell your earthly possessions, take the night shift at the local 7-11, and move the family into a cardboard box over a heating grate in order to pay for college. Most parents have faced or will face the daunting college application process, and as long as you deliver the news of your child’s decision without pretense, you will be met with understanding. Honesty is clearly the best policy to stop wondering minds from wandering to the absurd. My child? He was rejected from two (stuck up) schools and accepted by six (fine academic institutions). He has decided to go to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. We are using the GI Bill. And yes, it’s really swell.

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Navy VolEd seeks Sailors’ success stories By Susan D. Henson Center for Personal and Professional Development PAO


IRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The birthday of Navy Voluntary Education (VolEd) is May 14, and the Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) is asking in advance for Sailors’ help in celebrating 40 years of their educational successes. “We are looking for current and former Sailors to share their successes as a result of using Navy VolEd programs,” said CPPD Commanding Officer Capt. John Newcomer. “Throughout my career, I’ve seen many, many Sailors achieve incredible things as a result of VolEd programs. We want to give Sailors a chance to share those successes and also inspire other Sailors to achieve

their own educational goals.” VolEd programs include Tuition Assistance, Navy College Program for Afloat College Education (NCPACE), and United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP), for example. Through the month of May, submitted photos and stories will be posted on CPPD’s Facebook and Twitter pages, along with the hashtags #NavyVolEd

#My5Words. Former and current Sailors who agree to their photo being used in social media for this celebration should follow these directions: • Decide what five words state how your participation in Navy Voluntary Education has helped you succeed. • Write those five words clearly on a piece of paper (at least 8” x 10” in size). • Take a photo of you holding the sign with your five words. (Your face and sign must be in focus with no CACs/ badges/ classified or sensitive information showing. Consider if a particular background setting in the photo can help tell your success story – ship or sub bridge, operational/expeditionary setting, aircraft/flight deck, a flight line, pierside, operating room, etc.) • E-mail it to CPPDFeedback @navy.mil by May 30 along with the following information,

NETC FORCM Jon Port shares “five words” in a screen grab from Facebook.

which is helpful, but not mandatory: name, former/current rating, number of years in the Navy, degree / USMAP certificate achieved (AA, MS in Ed., PhD in ... ), current job title and any other information.

May 1 through 31, CPPD will post photos, along with each person’s name, rank and/or what they accomplished and the hashtags #NavyVolEd #My5 Words. “We’ll also be inviting Sailors to share their own five words of success in their personal social media accounts in May using the #NavyVolEd #My5Words hashtags in their posts,” said Newcomer. “We’re looking forward to everyone joining in our Navywide celebration. I’m already thinking about my own five words.” For questions about the VOLED celebration, contact CPPD at CPPDFeedback @navy.mil or (757) 492-5642 (DSN 492). For more information about the Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD), visit: https:// www. netc. navy. mil/centers/cppd/.

Navy’s underwater archaeologists dive headfirst into naval history From Naval History and Heritage Command

WASHINGTON – It was a simple pottery jar with cork in it. But when the team from the Underwater Archaeology Branch (UAB) of the Naval History and Heritage Command eased the cork out of it, the air that came out was nearly 200 years old, perhaps created by the organic material it had stored on the sloop-rigged floating battery Scorpion before it was scuttled Aug. 22, 1814. Dr. Robert S. Neyland, director of the Underwater Archeology Branch (UAB) of the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) in Washington, D.C., doesn’t always get to work in such rarified air, but that was just one of many remarkable moments of his career in managing one of the lesser known, but widest-reaching organizations in the Navy. The branch headquarters and laboratory are tucked away in the many historic buildings at the Washington Navy Yard. And just like the shipwrecks the branch monitors and manages, it takes a map and a little inside knowledge to find them. But within its offices are the people who conserve and protect the more than 17,000 ship and aircraft wrecks around the world, its collection of more than 3,000 artifacts recovered from sunken military craft sites, and an artifact loan program of 6,000-plus items to national and international museums and other qualified facilities throughout the world. The branch itself was created in 1993 through the Department of Defense Legacy Resource Management Program funds. Neyland followed soon after. Neyland, a native of Palestine, Texas, earned his doctorate and master’s degrees in anthropology through the Department of

Kate Morrand, archeological conservator at the Naval History and Heritage Command, Underwater Archeology Branch, points out the embossing of a two-mast ship on a leather wallet to German Embassy Naval Attache Capt. Karl Setzer and his aide, Cmdr. Tobias Vob. The wallet was found by a diver near the wreck of a World War II German U-boat. Photo by MC1 Tim Comerford

Anthropology, Nautical Archaeology Program at Texas A&M in 1996 and 1994, respectively. His Navy work has taken him to dives on Revolutionary War ships in Maine, surveys of World War II wrecks off the beaches of Normandy, France, and rare downed aircraft under the waves off the Marshall Islands. He’s led the Navy archaeology team seeking the resting site of World War II submarine USS Pompano, which sank somewhere off the coast of Japan. Diving for archaeology, however, isn’t always in pristine recreational areas such as the waters of the Caribbean or Mediterranean seas. “The visibility for diving isn’t that

great in harbors and rivers,” Neyland said. “But we dive where the wrecks are.” Protecting underwater grave sites: Diving into the murky waters of rivers can be as cloudy as navigating government regulation. That’s why one of UAB’s responsibilities includes arranging for permitting authority for the Department of the Navy under the 2004 Sunken Military Craft Act (SMCA). The SMCA was enacted to protect sunken ship and aircraft wrecks, which represent a collection of more than 17,000 fragile, non-renewable artifacts that often serve as war graves, safeguard state secrets, carry environmental and safety hazards such as oil and ordnance, and hold significant historical value.

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Neyland said there is a fair expectation by the public that the Navy will look after theses wrecks as archeological sites and as war graves. “Laws and ethics do not keep up with the advances in technology that allow for deeper dives and locating wrecks and the Navy’s wrecks are no longer protected by immersion in the marine environment,” Neyland said. “In many ways, these are like undiscovered islands, but which are already titled as U.S. property and are distributed worldwide.” But with those remains may also lay environmental issues still buried with the wreck, such as oil, ordnance and weapon systems better left to experts rather than civilian divers. The UAB works with numerous other Navy commands to recover or protect Navy artifacts, like the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) units, Seabees, Judge Advocate General Corps and Naval Criminal Investigative Service. And as for that 1814 air from that pottery jar from USS Scorpion, remnants were captured and stored for future examination into what that jar might have held as part of the Chesapeake Bay Flotilla sunk in the Patuxent River during the War of 1812. “These military wrecks are also a means of interpreting the history of the services. Other benefits to DoD also include public education, particularly as awareness pertains to the history and mission of the services and the role the military plays in the past, present and future in protecting the country,” Neyland said. “Discovery of a military wreck – in the case of the missing-in-actions, the resolution for family members – captures the public’s imagination and raises that awareness. This occurs in the process of complying with our management mandate.”



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‘My darkest hour:’ Emergency liver transplant highlights Donor Awareness Month By Ens. Joshua Faulkner Naval Hospital Pensacola Registered Nurse


pril is Donor Awareness Month and the following is my account of how a donor forever changed my family. The minutes seemed like hours as my mind and body were finally succumbing to all that was happening. The reality that my son was closer to death than life had finally set in and the enormity of the moment seemed to sit directly on my chest like a heavy weight. How had this happened? Just six days earlier, life was totally normal and the thought that my 14-year-old son Trenton would soon be fighting for his life had never crossed my mind. He had complained of a mild stomach ache that weekend, but by Monday morning he was up and ready for school. Halfway into the school day I received his text, “Dad, my eyes are yellow.” Being a registered nurse, I immediately drove to the school knowing that if this was true, a trip to Naval Hospital Pensacola’s (NHP) emergency room would be required. As he walked into the front office, the yellow hue of his eyes was obvious. The lab work revealed that his liver was not working correctly. His liver enzymes were elevated and the many functions of the body sustained by

the liver were reflecting its weakened state. Knowing the potential for complications, NHP immediately transferred him to one of the local hospitals to ensure that the potential services that may be required would be available. I didn’t know it then, but this was just one of many time critical decisions that allowed my son to have a chance to fight for his life. After two days it became apparent that Trent’s condition was not improving. The medical team felt it was now necessary to airlift Trent to a children’s hospital in Atlanta. They informed us that he would be admitted into the transplant unit. I believe this was the first time the full severity of the situation truly dawned on us as a family. For two more days we sat with Trent hoping for the best, but were helpless to watch as his condition continued to deteriorate. He slept more and more, his skin yellow and swollen from the toxins accumulating in his body. Finally, the doctors entered Trent’s hospital room and told us that the

Trenton Faulkner, 14, is surrounded by his family, including his father Ens. Joshua Faulkner, a registered nurse at Naval Hospital Pensacola, as he waits for a liver donation late in 2013. A donor match was found and Trenton made a full recovery. Joshua shared his son’s story to raise awareness on the impact donors can have.

damage to his liver had reached a point of no return and that without an immediate transplant, he would die. I looked at Trent as the doctors exited the room, and for the first time I saw fear. I asked the obvious, “Are you scared?” That little acknowledgement of what he was feeling was all it took for him to finally release the tears that he was fighting so hard to hold back. My wife and I cried with him, and I struggled to mutter the words, “It’s going to be OK.” I wanted to do nothing more in that moment than to be able to take away his fear and ease

his heart, but I could not think of the proper words to comfort my son. About 12 hours later, the doctors came with the first good news we had heard all week. They informed us that they had been contacted with a potential donor match and that a team of doctors was already in route to assess the donor liver to ensure that it would be a viable organ for Trent. I cannot describe the feelings that I felt in that moment. I felt a sense of relief and hope for sure knowing that my son would have a chance to survive, but I also felt a very real

awareness that somewhere someone had lost their life. A family had made a difficult decision to donate life while grieving the loss of their loved one. The minutes seemed like hours. Finally at 3 a.m., the ICU nurse came to tell us that the liver had arrived, and they would be wheeling Trent to the operating room. After six hours from the beginning of the procedure, the surgeon walked into the waiting room still wearing his scrubs. He slowly pulled up a nearby chair and sat down in front of my family. My heart was in my throat as we waited for him to give us the news. “It went great,” he explained. “Everything worked out perfectly.” Sitting at home now, some five months post-transplant, the enormity of the gift given to my family by our donor family becomes more evident daily. Every memory made and cherished by each of us with Trent is a blessing, granted by someone’s decision to donate life. I have since watched Trent return to school, play with his sisters and begin playing baseball. I don’t know if I could ever express in words how much these moments mean to me, or how appreciative I will forever be to my son’s donor and their family. For more information on Donor Awareness Month, visit http://www.organdonor.gov/ index.html.



April 25, 2014


SAAM proclamation signed at NASWF By Jay Cope NASWF PAO


ith the arrival of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), it is time to turn attention to the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program and its efforts to provide ready avenues to support victims of sexual assaults and enhance the knowledge about these programs throughout the base and tenant commands. With this year’s theme of “Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault,” the Department of Defense is emphasizing the need to provide a vital, beneficial, and immediate response to aid survivors of sexual assaults. Programs that support this mission have support from the highest levels of the Navy command structure, and the local chain-ofcommands are responsible for providing an environment of trust, professionalism and caring that is intolerant of any form of sexual misconduct. “We’ve created changes in our reporting, investigative, and adjudicative procedures – changes which have earned critical trust and resulted in increased reporting, which deepen our understanding. No one should serve in fear. Together we will work to protect victims of sexual assault and hold perpetrators appropriately accountable,” Rear Adm. Sean Buck, director, 21st Century Sailor Office, stated in a recent news interview. Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s SAPR team takes such responsibilities

seriously, and worked aggressively to create an effective and flexible program to meet these challenges. Consisting of Kristen Klein, the Command Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), and Jennifer Walker, the civilian victims advocate (VA), as well as nearly two dozen other VAs; the team works with the chain-of-command and the Fleet and Family Support Center to ensure NAS Whiting Field can respond in the event of a sexual assault. Within the past five weeks, the team has doubled the size of its VA force and coordinated a simulated response with the Branch Naval Health Clinic to ensure the capability is in place to provide support to the victim. Victim advocates provide sexual assault victims essential non-clinical support and information on available options and resources, and also maintain communication and contact with the victim as needed for continued victim support. The NAS Whiting Field VAs maintain a 24/7 on call watch

rotation and are called in immediately if an assault occurs. Klein and Walker coordinated a week-long course March 10 to 14, which enabled the nine graduates to increase the pool of VAs to 22. This volunteer force is large enough to both serve as a consistent first line of support as well as provide adequate coverage as service members transfer to other commands. Klein and Walker also set up a sexual assault response drill with the Navy Branch Health Clinic at NAS Whiting Field. The drill exercised the response procedures in place should a patient speak to a physician about having been sexually assaulted. Following the restricted report (a report initiated by the victim where they wish their anonymity to be maintained), a victim advocate was called in to assist the individual as were counselors and other support personnel. The drill ran successfully and spurred a host of questions from clinic staff who wished to learn more about the program and the procedures followed in other

NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Matthew Coughlin stands with professional speaker Mike Domitrz and NAS Whiting Field’s Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) Kristen Klein after signing the Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) proclamation at the NAS Whiting Field auditorium April 3. Several hundred service members attended “Can I Kiss You,” a SAAM presentation before the base’s proclamation was signed. Photo by Ens. Joshua Lamb.

types of situations. “We need these drills so we can improve in our responsibilities. We are fortunate in that we don’t get a lot of cases, so we need to be up to speed to give our victims the best care possible when it does happen,” Klein stated. The ability to respond to an event is only part of the program. The other half is to create a culture where sexual misconduct doesn’t happen in the first place. “We need to help create a climate where people feel free to step in if they see something happen,” Klein said. “Anyone could potentially see a situation start to develop, but to make the effort to stop it is the key.” To that end, Klein and Walker presented a dramatic production, “Can I Kiss You,” set up informational booths throughout April at various locations,

and held a SAAM proclamation signing ceremony. The sometimes funny, always candid, and imminently educational “Can I Kiss You” program was a hit as more than 280 service members attended the event. Nationally known speaker Mike Domitrz presented the seminar April 3 in the base auditorium. For more than 15 years, Domitrz has been inspiring audiences with his unique approach to healthier dating and communication. He teaches audience members how to ask for what they want. The show is about ensuring that everyone’s boundaries are respected. “Anytime we can bring in someone from the outside who is a professional speaker and deviates from the traditional types of training, it’s good,” Walker said. “It has a better chance to reach through to our Sailors.”

Reaching out to the Sailors is also why the SAPR team began setting up booths at locations such as the golf course, NEX, Subway, coffee shop, and more. They handed out information about support programs, important numbers to call, Navy guidelines, and so on. The goal is to increase knowledge about the programs, enhance the trust level between service members and the chain-of-command, and reinforce standards of conduct. As stated in the proclamation signed by NASWF CO Matthew Coughlin, “The underpinning of our entire program is the need for every service member and civilian alike to live the values of our profession; integrity, trust, respect, fidelity and courage. If we all ‘Live Our Values,’ it will naturally create an environment intolerant of sexual assault.”

April 25, 2014





Shredding event to take place April 25

The Pensacola Better Business Bureau (BBB), along with Gilmore Services, Cat Country 98.7 FM and WEAR TV-3, is offering members of the public an opportunity to shred sensitive data during a free event scheduled for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, April 25, at Cordova Mall and at Santa Rosa Mall in Mary Esther. In addition to shredding, resources on how to protect your identity will be provided. An individual can bring up to 50 pounds of sensitive information to be shredded. Documents to be shredded should be removed from binders, but staples and paper clips are acceptable. Do not tie bags or tape boxes. For additional information on identity theft prevention, go to bbb.org.

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. tomorrow, April 26. The timed fun run will follow a course around the taxiways and runway of Sherman Field, and participants will have the opportunity to see various aircraft. A post race party is planned. The run also will celebrate the 100th anniversary of NAS Pensacola. The race is open to DoD cardholders only and will be capped at 500 participants. Participants can pick up race packets and T-shirts at the National Naval Aviation Museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, 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.

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. tomorrow, April 26, at Shoreline Park South, 800 Shoreline Drive in Gulf Breeze. The event will feature Cajun and Zydeco music. The menu includes Cajun boiled crawfish, corn, potatoes, sausage and hot dogs for children and soft drinks. Crawfish will be served at 2:30 p.m. Cost is $30 for members (deadline for tickets was April 16). Cost is $35 for nonmembers at the door while the food lasts. Proceeds from the event benefit the PBB scholarship endowment. For more information, contact John Spurny at 722-9583 (e-mail, lsupanhandle@hotmail.com) or Larry Scheetz at (251) 978-0279 (e-mail, Lawrence.Scheetz@ ascensionhealth.org).

Choral Society plans jazzy gala

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

Navy Ball Poker Run to be April 26

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

Cornhole tournament on the schedule

Kaboom Sports & Social Club’s second qualifying tournament for the 2014 Gulf Coast Cornhole Series, is scheduled to start 1 p.m. Aug. 26 at Bamboo Willie’s, 400 Quietwater Road, No. 14. Participants can register online at www. kaboomssc.com/tournaments or from noon to 12:45 p.m. on the day of the event. Cost is $20 per team with online registration and $30 per team at the door.

Driving course is directed at teens

Car crashes are the leading killer of American teens from ages 15 to 20. 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 26. Students will receive a short classroom session and then will learn, hands-on, how to manage everyday 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 driv-

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Symposium scheduled for May 7-9 One hundred years of naval flight training and the 40th anniversary of women in naval aviation will be among the topics discussed at the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation’s annual symposium May 79. The 2014 symposium schedule includes: May 7: Golf tournament, noon-4 p.m. at A.C. Read Golf Course aboard NAS Pensacola. May 8 at the National Naval Aviation Museum: • Trailblazers: Women in Naval Aviation – celebrating 40 years of female naval aviators, 9:45 a.m. • Luncheon – guest speaker former astronaut and retired Navy Capt. Robert “Hoot” Gibson, noon. (Ticket required for luncheon; cost $25 per person). • Ups and Downs: 100 Years of Naval Aviation Flight Training – celebrating 100th anniversary of NAS Pensacola, 2 p.m. • Reception and banquet – guest speaker Adm. William Gortney, Commander U.S. Fleet Forces Command, 6 p.m. (Ticket required for reception and banquet; cost $70 per person). May 9 at the National Naval Aviation Museum: • Naval Aviation: Today and Tomorrow – Flag Officer panel, 9:45 a.m. • Winging Ceremony – guest speaker Vice Adm. Robin Braun, Chief of Naval Reserve, noon. The panel discussions are free and open to the public, active-duty and retired military. Registration is requested for all symposium events. Tickets are required for luncheon and reception/banquet events. For more information and registration, call 4532389, or go to www. NavalAviationMuseum.org. ers ages 15 to 21. Forms, schedules and more information can be found online at www.streetsurvival.org. The cost is $75 per student and some insurance companies offer premium discounts to graduates.

Sunset Run scheduled for May 10

The 31st annual St. John School Sunset Run is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. May 10. The 5K course travels through the Navy Point community, with the start and finish lines at St. John School, 325 South Navy Blvd. The first 1,000 registrants will receive a T-shirt. Post-race festivities of music, food, beverages, and awards will follow the one-mile fun run. Registration information is available at www.active.com (event listing: Pensacola Sunset Run), at www.stjohnpensacola.com, or by calling the school at 456-5218.

Tournament to be at Marcus Pointe

The Sons of Italy in America, Buona Fortuna seventh annual golf tournament is scheduled for May 10, at Marcus Pointe Golf Course, 2500 Oak Point Drive. Registration will start at 10:30 a.m. and tee time is 12:30 p.m. The four-person scramble tournament will include two flights. Complimentary lunch and dinner will be provided by Carrabba’s Italian Grill. Entry fee is $75 per player. Sponsorships are also available. Make checks payable to Buena Fortuna, Lodge No. 2835. For more information, call Pete Resedean, tournament chairman, at 476-0212 or 995-7487 or go to www.soibuonafortuna.org.

Hamrick to sign books at NEX

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 (NEX) Mall. Hamrick flew several types of carrier-based fighter and reconnaissance aircraft, amassing more than 10,000 flight hours as well as 134 missions over North Vietnam. His book chronicles his life from growing up in the backwoods of West Virginia to serving 25 years on active duty, and retiring from operational flying at the age of 711⁄2. For more information, call Andrea Beck, special events coordinator, 458-8250.

Register to play in Golf for Heroes

Early registration is under way for the third annual Golf for Heroes Tournament 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. 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.

MOAA plans to award scholarships

The Pensacola Chapter of the Military Officers Association of American (MOAA) will be awarding scholarship grants to children, stepchildren, spouses or grandchildren of active-duty or retired military personnel (both officer and enlisted). To be eligible, applicants must be a resident, dependent of a resident or grandchild of a resident of Escambia or Santa Rosa counties or Baldwin County in Alabama. Candidates also must have completed a minimum of one year at a college/university, with at least a 3.0 GPA (undergraduate) or 3.5 (graduate student), for the two preceding semesters as a full-time student. Applications must be submitted no later than June 15 and can be downloaded at www.pmoaa.org. For more information, contact retired Navy Cmdr. Vann Milheim by phone at 969-9715 or by e-mail at vann.milheim@att.net.

School opens enrollment for next year

Little Flower Catholic School, 6495 Lillian Highway, is now enrolling new students for the 20142015 school year. The school offers pre-K through eighth-grade including media skills, technology, art, physical education, music and Spanish. Sports programs, piano classes, and before- and after-school care are also available. For more information, call 455-4851 or go to www.pensacolalfs.org.

Food safety course being offered

A food safety/manager course is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 20 and May 21 at Bldg. 3776 aboard NASP Corry Station (behind the Army Vet Clinic). Attendees will receive the five-year “Person in Charge” certification required for Navy and Marine Corps food service establishments. Class seats can be reserved until May 14 by contacting Naval Hospital Pensacola’s Preventive Medicine Department by phone at 452-6768 or by e-mail at PCOLA-PreventiveMedicine@med.navy.mil.

Club planning Memorial Day ride

Members of the Vietnam & Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club will be conducting their 19th annual Police Escorted Memorial Day ride event May 25. The ride will begin at 1 p.m. the American Legion Post 340, 8890 Ashland Ave., and end at the Pensacola Veterans Memorial Park. Registration begins at 9 a.m. There is a $10 per person fee. For more information, contact Kevin Freeland by phone at 7760660 or by e-mail at kevinj.freeland@gmail.com

Seminar to focus on Lionfish problem

Capt. Mark Saltz will present a free seminar for women regarding the Lionfish invasion that is threatening the local fishery is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 30 at Dive Pros SCUBA Academy, |7203 Highway 98 West. For a small fee divers can upgrade the seminar to a PADI Lionfish Hunter Specialty. For more information, call 456-8845.

Specialist to give tips on identity theft

A seminar, “Identity Theft: Protecting Your Personal Information,” is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 30 at the Greater Pensacola Chamber, 117 West Garden St. The seminar will be presented Michael Dasinger, a victim services specialist from the Division of Victim Services and Criminal Justice Programs in the Florida Office of the Attorney General. Cost is $5 for partners and $10 for prospective partners. Seating is limited. For more information, contact Maegan Leonard by phone at 438-4081, ext. 232, or by e-mail at mleonard@pensacolachamber.com.

Dental program accepting patients

Pensacola State College Dental Hygiene program is now accepting new patients for students in the Dental Hygiene Clinic. Students particularly need patients who have not had their teeth cleaned recently, preferably more than five years ago. There is no charge for patients during the summer term. For a screening appointment, call 484-2236.

VA offering introductory seminar

Representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Health and Veterans Benefits Administrations will present a free seminar for Operation Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn veterans and their families from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 10 at the Pensacola Vet Center, 4504 Twin Oaks Drive. The seminar, “An Introduction to Your VA,” will feature local VA representatives who will provide information on a number of topics such as the Veterans Success on Campus program, health care benefits, compensation, education and other VA benefits, Vet Center services, vocational rehabilitation services and much more. The event will be held Seating is limited, so interested veterans should call the Vet Center and reserve seating. For more information or to make a reservation, call 456-5886.

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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April 25, 2014

2013 Navy Senior Housing Manager of the Year, See page B2 Spotlight


for all you do – this month’s for you


ational Military Appreciation Month started as a simple idea: To gather America around its military family to honor, remember, recognize and appreciate those who have served and those now serving, and to know the history behind it all.

Pensacola Chamber MAM events Military Appreciation Month in May of each year promotes and improves quality of life for area military members in Escambia County. This initiative is an annual monthlong salute to the men and women who volunteer to serve our country in time of war and also provide for the largest economic engine in the community. The Pensacola Council of the U.S. Navy League has scheduled two events for Military Appreciation Month: • The Military Spouses Appreciation Luncheon is May 22 at New World Landing at 11:30 a.m. Contact Lynn Mott at 436-8552 or by emailing navyleagueofus@bellsouth.net if interested in attending. • The Enlisted Appreciation Breakfast is May 28 at Heritage Hall at 7:30 a.m. Contact Lynn Mott at 4368552 or by e-mailing navyleagueofus@bell south.net if interested in attending. Additionally, “local commands and military members will be honored at each Blue Wahoos home game throughout the month of May,” said Debi Panyko, manager, Armed Services, Pensacola Chamber Foundation.

From http://www.nmam.org/

This idea was then legislated twice to achieve greater national attention and recognition. The first legislation passed in the United States Senate in 1999 designating May as National Military Appreciation Month. With the support and sponsorship of Sen. John McCain of Arizona and Rep. Duncan Hunter of California and more than 50 veteran service organizations, this important and timely legislation tells service members that their country has set aside an entire month to honor, remember and appreciate them. In April 2004, more comprehensive legislation was passed by unanimous consent of Congress, that May is National Military Appreciation Month and urges the president to issue an annual proclamation calling on the American people to recognize this special month of May through appropriate ceremonies and events. The military has played a major role in the development of the country chronicled through unbending honor, dedication to duty and love of country. Unfortunately, it is common for many families to be neither aware of, or value and understand the service given by those in their own families, many of whom are of Tom Brokaw’s “Greatest Generation.” Schools no longer teach these military events that turned the course of history. Some people think we are slowly losing our connection to our own American history. Names such as Pearl Harbor, San Juan Hill, Civil War, Belleau Wood, Continental Army, 38th Parallel, Berlin Airlift, Tet Offensive and Normandy are rapidly losing their significance to the general American population, particularly our future generations – our youth. Because most holidays/observances commemorating historical military events have become little more than three-day weekends lacking focus on their original purpose, this month is needed to remind us of the sacrifices and the history we, as Americans, have been privileged to participate in throughout the past







“Whereas service in the armed forces entails special hazards and demands extraordinary sacrifices from service members and their families; “Now, therefore, be it resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), that Congress — (1) supports the goals and objectives of a National Military Appreciation Month; and (2) urges the president to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States, all federal departments and agencies, states, localities, organizations and media to annually observe a National Military Appreciation Month with appropriate ceremonies and activities.” — 111th Congress, 1st Session, H. Con. Res. 84 238 years. Through appropriate means and incentives, federal, state and local governments and private sector entities are invited to participate in this special month and to encourage everyone to sponsor and participate in programs via multiple venues, giving the nation a time and place upon which to focus, draw attention and express appreciation and thanks to the military family.

Due to military deployments worldwide protecting national interests, Americans are being asked to serve. Employers are being asked to accommodate lengthy absences by key employees. The military represents the highest caliber of professionalism and technology. They are asked to willingly risk their lives on a moment’s notice; should Americans not willingly and openly recognize their contributions and their sacrifices as well?

Military Appreciation Recognition Celebration in Crestview May 5; for more information, visit http://business.crestviewchamber.com

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Military lessons on flying

Color Me ‘The good guys’

“You know that your landing gear is up and locked when it takes full power to taxi to the terminal.”

Jokes & Groaners

“Weather forecasts are horoscopes with numbers.” “Blue water Navy truism: There are more planes in the ocean than submarines in the sky.” “It is generally inadvisable to eject over the area you just bombed.” “Mankind has a perfect record in aviation; we never left one up there.” “The only time you have too much fuel is when you’re on fire.” “Never fly in the same cockpit with someone braver than you.” “Cluster bombing from B-52s is very, very accurate. The bombs are guaranteed always to hit the ground.” “Never trade luck for skill.” “Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly.”






Naval Hospital Pensacola, Dec. 20, 2013-Jan. 7, 2014 Kyle Loren Thompson, was born to Lt. Kyle and Amber Thompson, Dec. 20. Layla Noel Ward, was born to AZ1 Brien and Lauren Ward, Dec. 20. Ryan Walter Istre, was born to Gunnery Sgt. Dennis and Gretchen Istre, Dec. 21. Penelope Susan Schrader, was born to Capt. John and Amy Schrader, Dec. 22. Cortana Rosalee Boutwell, was born to Cpl. Edward and Kayla Boutwell, Dec. 22. Cameron Lamar and Camille Nicole Hyman, were born to HM3 Justin and Jessica Hyman, Dec. 24. Adler Jaxon Zacharias, was born to Sgt. Robert and Kelsie Zacharias, Dec. 27. Nikolai Lucas Stasurak, was born to AT1 Stephen and Samantha Stasurak, Dec. 27. Tristan Javier Garrett, was born to Warren and Veronica Garrett, Dec. 27. Weston Richard Perritt, was born to David Perritt and Krista McDonald, Dec. 27. Liam Scott Romero, was born to Gunnery Sgt. Jason and Lindsay Romero, Dec. 28. Emelia Lovie Frantz, was born to 2nd Lt. William and Melissa Frantz, Dec. 28. Mateo Alan Rodriguez, was born to HN Alan and Claudia Rodriguez, Dec. 29. Ryder Ray Landers, was born to Justin Landers and Katelyn Treadaway, Dec. 30. Jace Bradley Sigman, was born to AWR1 John and Nicole Sigman, Jan. 3. Mary Lorraine Hicks, was born to CWO2 Ivie and Katie Hicks, Jan. 7. John Curtis Roberts, was born to 2nd Lt. Joseph and Colby Roberts, Jan. 7. Zoey Ryanne McCarthy, was born to HM3 Derek and HN Juanita McCarthy, Jan. 7.

April 25, 2014

2013 Navy Senior Housing Manager of the Year Award presented at NASP unaccompanied housing Story, photo from Demetria Bitjoka NASP Housing


AS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins recently presented NAS Pensacola Unaccompanied Housing Large Complex Manager Doug Plodzik with an award for 2013 Navy Senior Housing Manager of the Year. The award, issued by the Professional Housing Management Association, honored Plodzik for his hard work, dedication, and the commitment he places on his role as unaccompanied housing large complex manager at Naval Air Technical

Training Center (NATTC). “Not only does he show effective leadership; empowering his staff to provide excellent service to resident young warfighters in the barracks at NAS Pensacola, but he is also committed to maintaining the quality of

our facilities even during the challenging times of budget cuts, massive student surges, and space constraints,” according to his write-up. Exhibiting extraordinary foresight and initiative Plodzik has worked to implement costsaving procedures

Doug Plodzik, left, shakes hands with NASP CO Capt. Keith Hoskins at a recent awards ceremony.

among his staff. By utilizing on-hand manpower, he was able to minimize the amount of contract cost by $550,000. A d d i t i o n a l l y, Plodzik has also pushed to reduce the environmental footprint of NAS Pensacola facilities, enforcing rigorous

recycling and energy conservation programs throughout the 1,560-room complex. Plodzik was noted for “constantly upholding the mission ‘to provide a quality living environment and customer service that meet the needs of all residents’.”

History and heritage visit with the United States Marine Corps ... Mobile resident and former Marine Dr. Sid Phillips was recently visited by NAS Pensacola Marine Corps personnel for an informal history and heritage visit. Phillips was featured on HBO’s series “The Pacific,” which chronicled the World War II fight against Japan. Today’s Marines listened to “Dr. Sid” share a few recollections of the battle for Guadalcanal, had lunch and pitched in with yardwork. (Left) Phillips addressed the Marines with his sister, Katharine. Photo by Owen Miller




April 25, 2014


Take steps to reduce stress during moving process From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs


ILLINGTON, Tenn (NNS) – Planning ahead can be one of the biggest stress relievers when it comes to a permanent change of station (PCS) move, according to Fleet and Family Service Center (FFSC) officials. “Preparation, communication and family involvement are keys to a less stressful PCS move,” said Diane Brown, a FFSC work and family life specialist in Millington, Tenn. Sailors can use the “Plan My Move”

tool on the Military OneSource website at www.militaryonesource.mil to organize their move. It provides a three-month

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calendar of steps a Sailor needs to take to ensure a smooth move. Brown says sponsors can also help reduce a Sailor’s stress by finding answers ahead of time to any questions they have about their new location. Sailors who have not been assigned a sponsor should contact their gaining unit, or they can request one on the Military OneSource website with the Electronic Sponsorship Application and Training tool. Sailors should also visit their local FFSC and meet with a relocation as-

sistance program specialist, then attend a Smooth Move class or Moving Overseas workshop to learn the basics about a PCS move and how to start the process. “It doesn’t matter whether it’s their first or fifth move,” Brown said. “Things change and one should be aware of those changes.” Here are some other helpful websites resources: • Housing Early Application Tool (HEAT): https://www.dko.mil/heat/ apply. • Housing Service Center locator: www.cnic.navy.mil/HousingQuick Reference. • To schedule your PCS move: www.move.mil For more news from Navy Personnel Command, visit www.navy.mil/





Time to toss a fish for fun By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

Watch out for flying fish this weekend. Known as “the Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party,” the 30th annual Interstate Mullet Toss is a spring tradition at FloraBama Lounge, which sits on Alabama-Florida state line on Perdido Key. The event typically draws huge crowds. The torpedo-shaped fish are a local favorite. You will find fried, baked, broiled or smoked mullet on the menus of many local restaurants. There are numerous categories for contestants. Celebrity tossers will be featured at noon each day. Contestants fill out a registration form and pay a $15 entry fee to toss a mullet weighing approximately a pound. All tossers receive a mullet toss T-shirt. Top finishers get trophies and gift certificates. The rules are simple: No gloves or sand can be used when throwing. Contestants pick a mullet out of a bucket, and they have to retrieve the mullet and toss it back into the bucket after the throw. Mullet are thrown from a 10-foot circle down a designated alley. Each year, the event generates more than $20,000 in charitable donations. A contribution is made for each fish flung. And there is plenty of fun for spectators including beach games, live music and food. Parking is limited. There will be a $10 charge for parking in the beach lot. Bus serv-

A contestant tosses a mullet on the beach behind Flora-Bama Lounge. Photo from https://www.facebook.com/florabama

ice will be available from 9 a.m. to closing for $5 per person each way. Pick up locations are at the Winn-Dixie in Perdido Key and the Publix in Orange Beach, Ala. The cover charge is $10 for 21 and older and $15 for anyone younger than 21. All service will operate on a cash only basis, but ATMs will be available on site.

Details • What: Interstate Mullet Toss. • When: Starts at noon today, April 25; 10 a.m. tomorrow, April 26, and April 27. • Where: The Flora-Bama Lounge, located at 17401 Perdido Key Drive. • Information: 492-0611 or www.florabama.com.

At the movies FRIDAY

“Noah,” PG-13, 5 p.m., 8 p.m.; “Sabotage,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “Divergent,” PG-13, 7:40 p.m.


“Muppets Most Wanted,” PG, noon; “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” (2D), PG, 2:30 p.m.; “Divergent,” PG-13, 5 p.m., 8 p.m.; “Noah,” PG-13, 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.; “Sabotage,” R, 6:30 p.m.; “300: Rise of an Empire” (2D), R, 9 p.m.


“Mr. Peabody and Sherman” (2D), PG, noon; “Need for Speed” (3D), PG-13, 2 p.m.; “Sabotage,” R, 4:30 p.m.; “300: Rise of an Empire” (3D), R, 7 p.m.; “Muppets Most Wanted,” PG, 1 p.m.; “Divergent,” PG-13, 3:30 p.m.; “Noah,” PG-13, 6:30 p.m.


“Need for Speed” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “300: Rise of an Empire” (3D), R, 7:30 p.m.; “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” (2D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Divergent,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.


“Mr. Peabody and Sherman” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Noah,” PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s: Single Mom’s Club,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Sabotage,” R, 7:30 p.m.


“Muppets Most Wanted,” PG, 5 p.m.; “Need for Speed” (3D) PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” (2D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Divergent,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.


“Mr. Peabody and Sherman” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Noah,” PG-13, 7 p.m.; “300: Rise of an Empire” (2D), R, 5:10 p.m.; “Sabotage,” 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

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

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Morale, Welfare and Recreation The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3100, or go to the MWR website at http://naspensacola-mwr.com. • Movies on the Lawn: Begins at dusk tomorrow, April 26, in front of Portside Gym, Bldg. 627, at NAS Pensacola. “Frozen,” PG, will be shown as part of the Month of the Military Child. There will be door prizes for children. Free movies on the lawn will continue every second and fourth Saturday through August. Admission is free. For information, call 452-2372. • Paul Revereʼs Night Ride of April 1775: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 25, Navy Wellness Center, NASP Corry Station. Participants will take a virtual ride through history along the route Paul Revere took from Charleston to Concord. Enjoy spinning outdoors under the gazebo, and listen to Longfellow’s “Midnight Ride of Paul Revere.” For more information or to make reservations, call 452-6802. • 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. • Family Luau: 5 p.m. May 9 on the lawn at the NASP Corry Station Recreation Center. Families can enjoy an evening full of games, contests and a children’s zone all ending in a luau show with hula dancers and a fire dancer at 7:30 p.m. Hawaiian food will be available for purchase. Come dressed in your best Hawaiian shirt to win prizes. Admission is free. For details, call 452-3806, ext. 3140. • 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. • Beach Volleyball: 1 to 4:30 p.m. July 7 to July 11. For ages 10 to 16. Military $6; DoD, contractor $65. For more information, contact 452-9429. • Kayak Camp: Held at Bayou Grande Family Picnic Center (Ski Beach). Sessions for ages 10 to 16 are scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 23 to June 27, Aug. 4 to Aug. 8. Session for ages 7 to 9 scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 14 to July 18. Military $6; DoD, contractor $65. For more information, contact 452-9429. • Water Babies: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. June 7, June 14, June 21, June 28, July 12, July 19, July 26 and Aug. 2. For ages 6 months to 3 years. Open to military, DoD and contractor. $30. For more information, contact 452-9429. • 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.

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

Fleet and Family Support Center The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • 2014 Teen Job Fair: 9 a.m. to noon tomorrow, April 26, National Naval Aviation Museum. To be considered for positions offered by the MWR Teen Summer Program. For more information contact NAF Personnel Office, 452-5405 or 452-4681. • Military Spouse Appreciation Day event: Picnic on the Law, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 8 at the Fleet and Family Support Center. There will be vocalists, serenades, poetry, skits and tributes to military spouses. FFSC will set up the stage and tables

and families can bring picnic lunches. For information or to make reservations, call Pam Banks at 452-5609. • Mommy and Me Tea: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. May 22. Lighthouse Terrace Community Center, NAS Pensacola. Event is being presented by Balfour Reality and New Parent Support Group. Crafts, refreshments and activities for mothers and their children. To register, call 452-5609. • Smooth Move: Are you about to PCS? Learn how to apply for travel allowance, plan a relocation budget, and get tips on personal property shipping and storage. For more information, call 452-5990.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach has volunteer opportunities including: • Dump Dash 5K: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow, April 26,13009 Beulah Road, Cantonment. Help with timing, and manage the auxiliary events. • March of Dimes, March for Babies: April 26, Community Maritime Park. General setup, move tables, manning road courses. • 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. • Healthy Starts Pensacola Baby Shower: May 3, 1301 West Gregory St. Set up, traffic control and support work. • 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. • Special Olympics Golf: May through August, A.C. Read Golf Course, NAS Pensacola. Act as coaches and Unified Partners. • Clean up project: 8 a.m. first Thursday of every month, Lexington Terrace Park. Help members of the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) pick up trash. 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.

Support Our Troops

Worship schedule NAS Pensacola Protestant • 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. • Women's 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 (for all), 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: Scheduled 30 minutes before services.

Jewish • Bʼnai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., conducts services at 7 p.m. Friday and

9:30 a.m. Saturday and military personnel are welcome. For more information, call 433-7311.

Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. For NAS Pensacola worship information, 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 NASP Corry Station worship information, 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 chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For NASP Whiting Field worship information, call 623-7212.



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British Club will meet Thursday, May 1 in Pensacola. For information call Pat, 291-0667 Garage Sales

Friday 12-4, Saturday 8-3. 1020 Black Walnut Tr, Pensacola.Furniture,lamps, pictures, china. Rain or shine. Wanted

Will haul off unwanted riding mowers for free. 776-9051

Round grill, $30. Reebox treadmill 8500, 7” screen TV, $650 obo. Mitsubushi, 65” 3 D - H D T V, three HDMI cords, one USB cord, $650 obo. Rail rack, $100. Carry-on luggage, set of four, $65 obo. Full size mattress, boxspring and rails, $350. 449-3642 2 cemetery plots for sale at Mermory Park Cemetry in M i l t o n , Florida. 6264710

Looking for two people than can help off-load 26’ UHaul on May 5, should take three hours. Will pay $60 each. 529-0665

Hardwood table 96 X 42, 6 chairs, lighted/mirrored china cabinet. Excellent condition. Call for photos. $1,200. 492Need riding 1980. mower, 38-42” p r e f e r a b l e . Dehumidifer, 4 7 6 - 8 4 5 0 LG brand, 65 pint capacity, Merchandise with wheels. Articles for sale $65. 477-7182 Freezer, 15 cf. Upright, great condition. Sears Kenmore. $100. 384-9811. 55” rear projector TV by Hitachi, $350. Very good condition. 6021377

Fifty new beautiful items, womens size 10-12, $150. New name brand sneakers, boots, sandals, womens size 11-12, mens size 9-10, $10$50. New spice rack, smoothie and canister set, $30. 4583821

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Black leather Tony Little distress ultra inversion massage recliner, w/heat and remote, like new, excellent condition, $400. 944-8886 or 418-4614

Reese 5th Wheel 18K Trailer Hitch; Only used twice, like new and fits in most full size trucks. $350 obo; 9410340.

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Console stereo record player with AM/FM radio. Record player needs work, looks great. 40”w x 19”d x 29”h, Orrefors Crys- $150. 418-4614 tal decantor or 944-8886 with stopper 60; bowl, 50. Dining table, Photos avail- beautiful solid able. 455-7990 wood with two armchairs, four 2004 CPI straight chairs, all matching, 4.5”x6” metal and large leaf cutting band- with folding saw w/legs. thick pad, excelMod 37151. lent condition, Good condi- $690. 944-8886 tion. $140. or 418-4614 255-5591 2005 USMC, 2003 17’x7’ 2011 Army, and enclosed trailer 2012 Infantry $1, 90% silver US Cargo. coins available Heavy duty for gifts or inframe. Lots of vestment. Miliextras. $3200. tary_coins@yah 255-5591 oo.com for info. Leather flight jacket, size 36, looks new, $125. 9448763 Grille, 5 burner on wheels w/tank & cover. $125. 477-7182 Ceiling fan, 20” with light. $25. 477-7182 Water hose reel w/wheels, $7. 477-7182

Round wood pub table w/2 pub chairs 36”x36” honey in color, $150. D a y b e d white/off-white wrought iron look w/trundle, $145 obo. Black w/ Crystal look heavy candelabra tree, $45 firm. Marble white/black/gre y & wrought iron coffee table, from Italy $125 firm awaddella@hot mail.com or 292-4988

1998 Honda CRV, manual transmission, 172,000 miles. New air conditioning and four new tires, everything Shotgun, like works. $2,000 new, Reming- obo. 850-982ton 870 12 8219 gauge, 3” magnum, ventilated 1987 Corvette rib, wood Coupe: Clean stock, fiber and all origioptic sights, nal; Hartop (res c r e w - i n movable), two choke, $225. tone silver/ 417-1694 grey; Runs good and body Penn interna- in excellent tional 12 reel shape w/origiwith Penn full nal paint/minor roller, tuna b l e m i s h e s . stick rod, all $4,500 obo, like new. $150. 941-0340. 454-9486 Cargo carrier, fits reese hitch, new condition, steel platform with 6” sides all around, bought new for $139. Sell for $35. 497-1167 Bushmaster E2S with BSA red dot scope, 2 steel 30 rd magazines. $950. 5162521 L-shaped work center, hutch, enclosed CPU compartm e n t ; grey/black. Approx. 28”H X 73”D x 73”W. Perfect condition, $125. 3412748

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Nice 3/2 home for rent. 1300 sqft. cul de-sac. Garage. New tile & fresh paint. $925 deposit/month. 969-1410 for appointment. Bellview 32526. 9691410 Nice 4/2 home for rent off Fairfield Dr/Lillian Hwy. 1300 sqft. Tile, carpet, fenced yard. $875 deposit/month. 969-1410. $40 application fee 2/2.5 townhouse, on golf c o u r s e , $900/month, $900 deposit. 393-8914

furnished in this 1/1/ Kitchen & Living room condo located 4 miles from NAS. Two balconies face Bayou Chico with fishing dock. $750 + deposit. 4927078. Lots

Lot in the Moors Golf Subdivision. Build your dream house close to the Golf course, water, near the Interstate 10. 477-4923 3 acre parcel in Milton, FL on Hwy 89. Only five miles from NAS Whiting Field. Can be divided to two lots. Beautiful and peaceful area. 994-0324 or szimm4@mchs i.com

$600 a month, $600 deposit. 13920 Canal Dr., small guest house, fenced yard, NAS back gate. 1 year lease. Great for re- Best lot on tiree. 492-7852 P e n s a c o l a or 206-2367 Beach. Soundside. Westerly 3 bedroom, 2 e x p o s u r e . bath with Beautiful sungarage, huge sets. Dock/Wafenced yard, verunnerrack/S close to NAS eawall. 250 off Dogtrack LeStarboard. Rd. and great Cul de Sac. Misc. Motor schools. Pets $425,000. 817ok with de- 2 6 8 - 5 4 9 8 Pelican fishing p o s i t . ( C ) 8 1 7 - 7 8 1 boat, $200 $ 8 5 0 / m o n t h . 4762 trolling motor. 503-8384 455-2966



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