SAPR run, safety fair today, April 26 ...
“The Amazing SAPR Race,” a themed run for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM), is taking place this morning (April 26). The run, for military personnel, will begin at 7 a.m. at Bldg. 3460. Also happening today is the 2013 Health and Safety Fair, hosted by Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC) at the Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Aviation Support Equipment Hangar, Bldg. 3460 (Mega Building) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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April 26, 2013
Southeast Region decentralizes HR By MC1(SW) Greg Johnson Navy Region Southeast Public Affairs
Rear Adm. John C. Scorby Jr., commander, Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE), presented five Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Awards and 44 letters of appreciation to members of the CNRSE Human Resources (HR) Program during a ceremony onboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville April 17.
Rear Adm. John “Jack” Scorby, commander, Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE), speaks to human resources (HR) personnel before handing out awards March 27 at NAS Pensacola. Scorby thanked program members for their efforts related to preparing for the decentralization of HR services. Photo by Janet Thomas
The ceremony was held four days prior to the decentralization of the HR program, which will re-assign the majority of CNRSE HR specialists from region headquarters to major commands on board installations throughout the region. Additional information regarding the specific processes and procedures of regional delivery of HR services will be
published in the near future. “Our CNRSE team is proud of the outstanding services the HR program has provided over many years across the Southeast Region,” Scorby said. “Meeting our Navy mission would not be possible if it were not for the strong support we’ve received from each member, especially in the areas of labor employee relations, equal employment opportunity, worker’s compensation, and staffing and classification for more than 4,000 customers in theater.” Prior to decentralization, approximately 75 HR specialists throughout the region fell under CNRSE responsibility. As of April 21, 57 of them transitioned to other major commands, such as Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Fleet Forces Command and Naval Education and Training Command. The new Navywide model will position HR specialists at each major command, whereas CNRSE had previously been servicing about 75 percent of all civilian employees in the region. The decentralization plan was created last year by the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs with the goal of delivering more streamlined and customer-focused support. According to Sarah Overstreet, CNRSE Human Resources director, the transition comes with distinct benefits. “One of the major advantages to this change in HR servicing is that HR professionals will be able to focus only on the major command to which they are assigned and will not be required to focus on several different commands at the same time,” she said. “This focus provides the opportunity for better customer
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(Left-right) Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) spokesman Jim Roberts extolls the energy-efficient virtues of his Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Ford Fusion to NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins and Navy Exchange personnel during an April 19 Earth Day event. ECUA has an entire fleet of CNG vehicles.
Earth Day events at NEX Story, photo by Alex Sharp PAO Intern
Despite the rainy weather, crowds of people showed up to the Earth Day Fair on April 19 at the Navy exchange (NEX) Mall located off Highway 98.
Dozens of booths lined the breezeway to support Earth Day and promote environmental awareness. Local organizations such as Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA), Gulf Power and the Choctawhatchee Bay Alliance provided information and free “swag” to
explain how fair-goers can do their part and protect the environment. Artists and farmers also attended the fair, selling everything from peanuts and culinary herbs to woodcarvings and pottery.
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Classic film has connections to NASP Story, photo by Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer
Courtney Woodason and her husband, VT-10’s Ens. Nathan Woodason, recently had a baby at Naval Hospital Pensacola. The hospital was rated as one of the best military treatment facilities in the DoD for patient satisfaction in regards to childbirths.
Babies on board: NHP rated one of the best By Jason J. Bortz NHP PAO
A recent study by the DoD has shown that Naval Hospital Pensacola was rated the third highest amongst 46 DoD military treatment facilities (MTF), and first for the Navy, that participated in a patient satisfaction study in regards to childbirths.
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There’s a “new” movie on the watch list at the Naval Air Station (NASP). USO volunteer Elizabeth Beaver recently donated a DVD of the classic film “The Wings of Eagles” to the NASP USO center. Several scenes filmed aboard NASP are featured in the 1957 film, which stars John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara, and Beaver, 76, was a young Navy WAVE assigned to the photo lab at NASP at the time. The movie is based on the life of Frank “Sprig” Wead, a 1916 graduate of the United States Naval Academy who went through flight training and earned his wings at NASP in 1920. Beaver got the idea to give a copy of the film to the USO after she found several black-and-white photographs that she had packed away and forgotten. She did not take the photographs herself; they were given
to her by some of the official Navy photographers she worked with. She also compiled a notebook featuring copies of her photographs along with facts about the movie that the USO can keep on file. Beaver hopes Sailors and Marines who are stationed here now will enjoy watching the film that brings back memories of her early days at NASP.
Beaver graduated from boot camp in Baltimore, Md., in 1955 at age 19 and she knows what it was like to leave home to join the Navy. She remembers making the trip to Pensacola on the train by herself. “I was scared to death, and starving,” she said. “I was afraid to get off the train and get something to eat.”
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Sailors and Marines gather in the background as USO volunteer Elizabeth Beaver presents a DVD of “The Wings of Eagles” to USO Northwest Florida Director Heidi Blair. See more photos on page 4A
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April 26, 2013
Doolittle Raiders honored locally By Joy Samsel NETC PAO
The extraordinary service of 80 men was remembered April 18 at the tribute to the Doolittle Raiders on the 71st anniversary of the Army Air Force squadron’s flight from a Navy aircraft carrier to bomb Japan during World War II. At a luncheon held at the Northwest Florida Fairgrounds in Fort Walton Beach, Rear Adm. Don Quinn, commander, Naval Education and Training Command in Pensacola, addressed more than 600 people who had come to honor the remaining Raiders. Of the original 80 members of the Doolittle Raiders, four are still living and three attended the events scheduled over several days in Fort Walton Beach, including luncheons, dinners and a parade. Raiders present included Lt. Col. Richard Cole, co-pilot with Col. Jimmy Doolittle; Staff Sgt. David Thatcher, an engineer and gunner on crew 7; and Lt. Col. Edward Saylor, engineer for crew 15. The fourth Raider who was unable to attend is Lt. Col. Robert Hite, co-pilot of crew 16.
Doolittle Raiders hit National Naval Aviation Museum (NNAM): retired United States Army Air Corps Lt. Col. Richard E. Cole, left, and retired Staff Sgt. David Thatcher shake hands and sign autographs at the NNAM April 21. The men, both of whom flew on the famous raid on Japan, were in the area for a reunion in Fort Walton Beach. Photo courtesy Naval Aviation Museum Foundation Inc.
“I couldn’t have picked a better group of people to go into combat with,” said Cole, when asked about his fellow Raiders. “I think the young people today have the same spirit we had. They also have better training and a higher level of
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service through specific, command-focused HR servicing and better partnerships with customers.” The new model may have advantages over a centralized approach, but the transition itself presented some logistical challenges. It required extensive planning and preparation to pack and organize hundreds of files and casework, Overstreet said. During the ceremony, Scorby expressed his appreciation for each of the program member’s efforts through-
out the process. “This was obviously no easy feat, as you completed the transition while still serving customers and providing the services required with your everyday workload,” Scorby said. “Were it not for your willingness to work long hours and pay attention to a host of details, this decentralization process would not be possible, and for that, our Navy owes each of you a debt of gratitude.” While decentralization is a major transition for HR specialists throughout the region, civilian employees should not expect to see many changes in the way they
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NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins walked around the breezeway visiting the various booths. “The Department of the Navy is celebrating Earth Day and I want to make sure that people are aware of not only the environmental responsibilities that we have, but also the responsibilities of ensuring that we look at energy conservation in our homes and on our base,” Hoskins said. “That we reduce pollution as well, and also evaluate our recycling program so that we can recycle and ensure that we’re thinking about the future of our young children and the future of our earth.” Children from the NAS Pensacola Child Development Center (CDC) took a field trip to the fair and visited the ECUA booth where they learned how to properly dispose of fats, oils, and grease, abbreviated as “FOG.” The ECUA FOG team had an informational presentation and visual displays – such as a mock clogged pipe loaded with FOG – to show how and why these byproducts should be disposed of properly.
The study, which was done by a tri-service working group, was done to identify methods to improve health care delivery to beneficiaries at MTFs. From January 2011 to June 2012, more than 37,000 beneficiaries participated in the survey. “We have a great team and we all work well together,” said Capt. Cathy McCrary, director of nursing services at NHP. “We also have great patients.” As the director for Nursing Services, McCrary can take extra pride in the hospital being rated so highly. The No. 1 influence on patient ratings during the survey was “nursing courtesy and respect.” While nursing was one of the highlights of the survey, the overall care of the patients falls on the entire staff of Naval Hospital Pensacola from the moment an expectant mother walks through the doors. “We are dedicated at this hospital to giving patients a personalized experience,” said Lt. Jeannette Andrews, department head for OB/GYN. For patients enrolled with a Medical Home Port team at the hospital, they have the comfort of being with their assigned provider for the majority, if not all of the delivery process, and the care after the delivery. One of the strengths of the Medical Home Port process used by NHP is the continuity of care patients will receive with
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their assigned provider. If a patient is not able to see their assigned provider, they will see a member of their Medical Home Port team. This process increases familiarity between providers and patients and gives the patients the satisfaction of being seen by a team that knows their health care needs, but that care does not end with the birth of the child. “We (the hospital), expect our physicians to deliver the baby and care for that child as he or she grows older,” said Cmdr. Timothy Mott, director of the Residency Program at NHP. Providing such high-quality care to patients could not be accomplished without the entire staff’s collective effort; teamwork is a concept echoed throughout the command. “We are a team,” said Andrews. “We have excellent rapport between nurses and physicians.” “It’s a team effort,” said Mott. “We constantly meet and share team concepts.” This focus on teamwork has resulted in excellent care for all patients at NHP, not just for expecting mothers. While the staff of the hospital has taken pride in the results of the survey, what’s most important to them is the continued care for patients visiting the hospital. “I’m proud to be associated with this hospital because we give great care,” said McCrary. “We (the hospital) want patients to come back here, and if I was ill, I’d want to be a patient here.”
April 26, 2013
Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Keith Hoskins Public Affairs Officer — Harry C. White The Gosport nameplate pays homage to the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011: the Centennial of Naval Aviation, or CONA. The image on the left side of the nameplate depicts Eugene Ely taking off in a Curtiss pusher bi-plane from the USS Pennsylvania Jan. 18, 1911. While Ely had taken off from the USS Birmingham two months earlier after his plane had been loaded on the ship, the USS Pennsylvania event was the first time a plane landed on and then took off from a U.S. warship.
technology in their training.” During his remarks, Quinn said the spirit of the Doolittle Raiders would continue. “I take exception to the idea that this is the last reunion,” Quinn told the audience. “I expect that in every year of our nation’s
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existence from this day forward that this event will continue to be celebrated, both in this world and the next. It will be celebrated because of the extraordinary service of 80 ordinary Americans. It will be celebrated because in today’s mind-numbing barrage of digital information, we Americans often need to be reminded of who we are.” Quinn was invited to speak about the Navy’s role in the Doolittle Raid and how it initiated a chain of events that led to the American victory at the Battle of Midway. In June 1942, units of the U.S. Army, Navy and Marine Corps joined in action against a Japanese invasion fleet at Midway Island. Fighting for three days, the American forces won. “Adm. Nimitz called Midway ‘a glorious page in our history.’ It was certainly a turning point for naval aviation,” said Quinn. “The strategic impact of this relatively insignificant tactical action literally drove the Japanese navy to the pivotal battle at Midway.” For more news from Naval Education and Training Command, visit www.navy. mil/local/cnet/.
receive services, Overstreet said. “HR services will continue regardless of the change in the delivery model. There may be a change in the HR professional who currently provides HR services to them, but the new servicing model will include a primary and a secondary HR professional for each functional area,” she said. Most services under the new system will be provided from NAS Jacksonville, but HR professionals will be responsive to phone calls and e-mails and are available to meet via video teleconference, she added.
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NASP quickly became a homeaway-from home for Beaver, who remained in the service until 1958, when she married Jason Beaver, an aviation structure mechanic stationed at what was then Corry Field, and became a Navy wife. She raised two children and lived in several military towns up and down the East Coast including Jacksonville and Norfolk, Va., but she was happy when the family settled back in Pensacola. “I loved Pensacola with the beaches and everything,” she said. Movies are popular at the center said Heidi Blair, director of USO Northwest Florida. “We end up having movies going all day long every day,” she said. The center’s film library includes about 130 DVDs, but “The Wings of Eagles” is special because it has a connection to one of the volunteers, she said. “You get to educate these new recruits on a little bit of history, a little bit of film and a little bit of what volunteerism is all about,” Blair said. “It is really cool thing that Elizabeth has helped make happen here.” The film caught the attention of AWF Jonathan Lozano during its first screening at the center. “It seems like a pretty interesting movie,” he said. “But I’ve only watched a few min-
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utes.” Capt. Maureen Padden, the commanding officer of Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP), also has a special connection to the film. Padden and her family live in the historic quarters aboard NASP where several scenes for the movie were filmed. “I was told (about the movie) when I moved in,” she said. “Particularly because they noticed that my maiden name was Maureen O’Hara and I have red hair.” After learning about the film’s connection to their house, the Paddens bought a copy to watch and they spotted some familiar scenes, she said. “Though the house has been added onto over the years, there are portions of the movie where we could see where it was actually the house, including the steep stairs that John Wayne falls down and injures himself,” she said. The USO, which stands for the United Service Organization, is a non-profit charitable corporation that provides morale, welfare and recreation services to military personnel. Officials said DVDs and other donations are always welcome. The NASP USO center is located at 153 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625D. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information, call 455-8280.
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April 26, 2013
Adoption: How to navigate adding to your family By Lt. Jacquelin Leonard Pensacola Legal Assistance Office, RLSO SE
What is adoption? Adoption is a process that cuts all legal ties between the adopted child and the birth parent and transfers parental authority to the adopting parent. While child adoption is the most common, it is also possible to adopt an adult. Common reasons are for inheritance purposes, to formalize an existing parent/child relationship, or to provide perpetual care for an adult with a disability. Stepparent scenarios are unique. Unless a stepparent officially adopts a stepchild, both biological parents of that child keep their parental authority. However, the stepchild is still eligible for DEERS enrollment if the stepparent is the active-duty member. Adoption is different from guardianship or temporary legal custody. Adoption is permanent – when a child is legally adopted, that child is treated like a natural child born to that family who can inherit real and personal property. Whether adopting domestically or from a foreign country, there are two methods of adoption: 1) agency adoption or 2) direct placement/independent adoption. An agency adoption involves a prospective parent working with a public agency or licensed private agency who is tasked with ensuring that the prospective parents are
matched to the child’s background, capabilities and needs. An independent adoption is when the birth parent places the child into an unrelated home by either identifying an adoptive parent or by using an attorney or adoption facilitator. An independent adoption cannot take place without termination of the birth parent’s parental rights. Independent adoptions also require full compliance with the law, meaning that it is crucial to seek legal counsel before trying to adopt a child via non-agency adoption. To illustrate how important it is to be aware of a state’s lawful process for adoption, some state laws prohibit a hospital from releasing an infant to someone other than a natural parent; and other states make it a crime for the adopting parent to pay for any expenses associated with the direct placement of the child. The adoption process Each state has its own adoption laws and eligibility criteria that will dictate your options. Adoption across state lines means that you must comply with the laws in both states. If you choose international adoption, each country has specific guidelines and requirements. That being said, the basic steps for adoption are: • Petition: Adoptive parents sign and file a petition for adoption either in the county where the child lives, where the adoption agency is, or where the adoptive parents live. • Consent: If the adoption is
by consent, the birth parents must acknowledge their consent in writing. Some states require children older than 12 to consent to their adoption. Under certain circumstances, parents have the ability to withdraw consent. If the adoption is based on abandonment, then a separate petition for termination of parental rights must be filed with the court. • Order of reference and home study: An order of reference is filed and refers the case to a licensed private adoption agency or public agency to conduct a home study. Home studies typically include the background history of the adoptive parents and home situation, recent medical examinations, and other pertinent information. • Interlocutory decree: After the home study is filed, the court issues an interlocutory decree temporarily giving the adoptive parents legal custody of the child. Before a final order is issued, there may be a second home study to assess the placement progress. • Final order: The final order of adoption from the court makes the child legally one of the family. After the final order, the child’s birth certificate is amended to list the adoptive parents as the birth parents. Reimbursement: Activeduty members of the armed forces who adopt a child younger than 18 (including adoption of a stepchild) are eligible for reimbursement of up
to $2,000 per child for “qualifying expenses.” For multiple adoptions, the maximum reimbursable amount is $5,000 per calendar year. If both adoptive parents are active duty, only one member is eligible for reimbursement. To qualify, the adoption must be arranged through one of the following: a governmental agency with responsibility under state or local law for child placement; or a private adoption agency authorized by state or local law to place children for adoption. Qualifying expenses include placement fees, legal fees, and medical expenses of the biological mother and child. To make a claim for reimbursement, the adoptive parent must submit DD Form 2675 to DFAS and also be able to show documentation of agency involvement, substantiation of expenses, and finalization of the adoption. Claims for reimbursement must be submitted no later than one year following the date the adoption is finalized. See DoDInst 1341.9 and OpNavInst 1754.4 for further details on reimbursements for adoption expenses. Service members who adopt a child in a qualifying adoption are also eligible to receive up to 21 days of non-chargeable leave of absence to be used in connection with the adoption. The absence must be taken within 12 months following the adoption and is granted under a commanding officer’s discretion.
Where to go for help Adoption is a legal process that potentially involves state and international laws. Additionally, an adopting parent’s age, marital status and years of being married, ethnicity and religion, and even income are all factors that may impact whether or not they can adopt. Consult your local legal assistance office for guidance when planning to add a member to your family. If you need assistance with a legal issue, you can contact the NAS Pensacola Region Legal Service Office at 161 Turner St., Bldg. 624, Suite B, second deck. The phone number is 452-3730. For more information, go to w w w. j a g . n a v y. m i l / l e g a l _services/rlso/rlso_southeast .htm.
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April 26, 2013
Stars were here to make movie • “The Wings of Eagles” (1957): A biography of Navy flier-turned-screenwriter Frank W. “Spig” Wead and U.S. naval aviation from its inception through World War II. The film is a tribute to Wead from his friend, director John Ford. John Wayne plays Wead, who wrote the story or screenplay for such films as “Hell Divers” starring Clark Gable, “Ceiling Zero” starring James Cagney and “They Were Expendable” starring Wayne. The supporting cast features Dan Dailey, Maureen O’Hara, Ward Bond and Ken Curtis. The film was shot on location at NASP and aboard the USS Philippine Sea (CV 47) off the coast of Southern California. A special pre-release screening of the film was held in Pensacola in 1957. – Historic photos courtesy of Elizabeth Beaver
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John Wayne confers with a member of the MGM crew between scenes on the set of “The Wings of Eagles.”
Above: Maureen O’Hara arrives at a party given at NASP during filming of the movie “The Wings of Eagles.” Right: Principals from the movie prepare for a scene by taking a dip in Pensacola Bay. Seaplanes used in the film are seen in the background along the waterfront at NASP.
“The Wings of Eagles” was orginally released in 1957. A DVD version was released in 2006. John Wayne stars as Frank “Sprig” Wead and Maureen O’Hara plays Wead’s wife, Minnie. Several of the scenes were filmed aboard NASP.
Inset: USO volunteer Elizabeth Beaver was a young WAVE stationed at NASP in 1956 when the movie “The Wings of Eagles” was filmed. She was assigned to the photo lab and has a collection of photos that were taken during the filming. Above: Elizabeth Beaver displays one of her old photos. Photo by Janet Thomas
Here is a list of other movies and TV productions that have been filmed at NASP: • “Pensacola: Wings of Gold” (1997–2000): James Brolin starred as Col. Bill Kelly, the leader of an elite military task force. The series was set at NASP and some exteriors were filmed here. • “The Magic of Flight” (1996): An IMAX film produced for the National Naval Aviation Museum features views from the cockpit of a Blue Angels jet aircraft. Narrated by Tom Selleck, explains the basic principles of flight and traces the history of aircraft starting with the Wright brothers inventions in 1903 through the supersonic maneuvers of today. • “The Winds of War” (1983) and “War and Remembrance” (1988): Stars include Robert Mitchum and Jan-Michael Vincent. The TV miniseries and its sequel was filmed in several locations including Pensacola and the USS Lexington (CV 16). • “Tora! Tora! Tora!” (1970): A dramatization of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor as told from both the American and Japanese sides. The film stars an ensemble cast, including Martin Balsam, Joseph Cotten, Sō Yamamura, E.G. Marshall, James Whitmore and Jason Robards. The cast and crew spent a week aboard the USS Lexington, a flight training carrier that was homeported at NASP. They also spent several days shooting dockside at the pier. Decommissioned in 1991, the Lexington is now a museum ship at Corpus Christi, Texas. • “Midway” (1976): Cast includes Charlton Heston, Glenn Ford, Henry Fonda and James Coburn. A dramatization of the battle that turned out to be the turning point of the Pacific theater of World War II. Filmed in several locations. On-board scenes were filmed in the Gulf of Mexico aboard the USS Lexington. • “Wings of the Navy” (1939): Stars Olivia de Havilland and George Brent. Filmed on location on naval air stations in San Diego, Calif., and Pensacola. A submarine officer comes to Pensacola to train as a flying cadet, just like his father and his brother. He falls in love with his brother’s girlfriend, which only increases the competition between the two brothers. • “The Flying Fleet” (1929): Stars Ramon Navarro. The story follows six midshipmen after they graduate from the Naval Academy. Three make pass initial tests and are sent to undergo training in Pensacola. One crashes and the remaining two get their “wings.”
April 26, 2013
During alcohol awareness month, Sailors commit to abstain from drinking By Lt. Jonathan Bacon NATTC PAO
Almost 500 Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) staff members and students volunteered to give up alcohol April 12-15. Capt. James Daniels, NATTC’s commanding officer, says after reading about Alcohol Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) in the March issue of Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention’s (NADAP) E-gram, he was inspired by the idea to raise alcohol awareness at the learning center by having volunteers spend an alcohol-free weekend and sign letters of commitment. “I feel that the students and staff who signed the commitment letters to spend 72 hours, Friday through Monday, alcohol-free is an excellent example for their peers to emulate,” Daniels said. “I’m impressed with the turnout from this past weekend and look forward to seeing more people participate over the rest of April. I’d like this momentum, which reinforces the responsible use of alcohol, continue into the future as we all work collectively on changing the misuse and abuse of alcohol in the Navy.” AN John Hart, a 21-year-old student training to become an aircrewman, abstained from drinking to promote responsible drink-
ing to his friends and classmates. Hart grew up with an alcoholic father, saying he understands more than most the trouble associated with the abuse of alcohol. “Growing up in a family with alcohol problems, I saw firsthand what too much alcohol can do to a person,” said Hart. “I don’t want to be that way. I want to be an example that you can enjoy life without alcohol.” AN Erik Olson, a 22-year-old student in the Aviation Te c h n i c a l Training ( A T T ) course, signed the statement Friday afternoon when his roommate brought one back to their barracks room. “It was a way for me to support a good cause, and do something good for the other Sailors in my barracks,” he said. Olson spent his alcohol-free weekend enjoying everything Pensacola has to offer. “I visited the mall with a friend, ate sushi, enjoyed the sunny weather Saturday in a downtown park with friends, went rock climbing, and went on several runs,” he said. “I like to wake up early go out and do everything that I can on Saturdays and Sundays. You just can’t do that if you’re sleeping in late after a night of hard drinking.” NATTC’s Executive Officer, Cmdr. Vic Bindi, says he participated because it’s important to raise public awareness about the use of alcohol and how it may
affect Sailors, Marines, their families and the command. “Leadership needs to be seen setting the example on responsible alcohol use,” Bindi said. “If we are to change the culture of alcohol abuse in the Navy, it has to be on all levels.”
that alcohol misuse and abuse have on America as a whole. NATTC’s alcohol-free weekend directly supports Navy Personnel Command’s “Keep What You’ve Earned” campaign, that encourages Sailors to make sensible drinking choices and
A Sailor learns about the dangers of alcohol by using goggles which simulate impairment at the 2012 Health and Safety Fair onboard NAS Pensacola. Photo by Mike O’Connor
Alcohol Awareness month, held every April, was founded by and has been sponsored by NCADD since 1987 to increase public awareness of the impact
reminds them that just one bad decision while drinking alcohol can jeopardize everything they’ve earned. Sailors involved in alcohol-related incidents face
serious consequences, including: loss of rate or pay, separation from the Navy, and civilian consequences, such as fines and jail time. Since its commissioning in 1942, NATTC has been committed to delivering training and increasing readiness within the Naval Aviation Enterprise. NATTC graduates approximately 15,000 Navy and Marine students annually. The majority of the student population is made up of enlisted personnel attending “A” schools, where they are learning the skills and knowledge required to perform as apprentice level technicians in the fleet. The center also provides airman apprenticeship training, personal financial management, and shipboard aircraft firefighting training. Advanced schools provide higher level technical knowledge for senior petty officers, and technical training for officers in aviation fuels, carrier air traffic control center operations, amphibious air traffic control center operations, aircraft launch and recovery equipment and shipboard aircraft fire fighting. Additionally, NATTC supports the fleet by providing team training to ships personnel during their pre-deployment workups, to ensure that shipboard personnel have the proficiency required to take their ship on deployment, after a prolonged period in port. For more information about Naval Air Technical Training Center, visit its web site at https://www.netc.navy.mil/centers/cnatt/nattc/Default.aspx.
April 26, 2013
Bowen assumes command of HT-8 From NASWF PAO
With a simple salute and a request to assume the duties of command, Cmdr. Matthew Bowen stepped in as the newest commander for the Navy’s oldest helicopter training squadron. Bowen relieved Cmdr. Paul Bowdich in the top spot for Helicopter Training Squadron Eight (HT-8) during the April 4 change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station Whiting Field. Cmdr. Robert Sinram will take over as the executive officer for the unit. The change of command is a time-honored Navy tradition that enables the entire, assembled command staff to observe the exchange of authority inherent in the commanding officer’s position. It also provides an opportunity for the outgoing officer to express his appreciation to the crew and to thank them for their efforts, which Bowdich certainly did. “I am going to throw out some numbers: 28,100, 16,163, 14,448 and 214.
Since I took over as the (commanding officer) in December 2011, the squadron has flown 28,100 mishap-free flight hours, consisting of 16,163 sorties, while completing 14,448 (evolutions). As a result, 214 student naval aviators completed flight training and were designated unrestricted naval aviators. These are impressive numbers, if I do say so myself, but I can only take credit for a few of the flight hours. It is the men and women of HT-8 that deserve all the credit,” he stressed during his remarks. These numbers exceeded Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA) production requirements for helicopter pilots by five percent. Additionally, during Bowdich’s tour, the squadron received a grade of “outstanding” during the annual CNATRA Flight Instructor Standardization inspection, volunteered more than 460 hours to the community, and enhanced safety standards that will endure long after his departure.
Bowdich and Cmdr. Matthew Bowen, now commanding officer of Helicopter Training Squadron Eight, cut a cake at the change of command reception using their ceremonial swords. Photo by Jay Cope
Cmdr. Paul Bowdich walks through the sideboys at the conclusion of the Helicopter Training Squadron Eight change of command ceremony April 4. His next tour of duty is aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Photo by Jay Cope
Bowdich received the Meritorious Service Medal for his professionalism and devotion to the squadron and the Navy. “I know sometimes being in command can feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders, especially as a training command (commanding officer), as careers are made and ended here all in a single day. Great commanding officers possess a combination of qualities that enable them and their units to be successful on every front: inspirational leadership, dynamic management, and dedication to their people. These are the virtues that I have seen in Cmdr. Paul Bowdich,” Capt. James Fisher, commander, Training Air Wing Five, stated before presenting the medal. Bowdich leaves the
“Eightballers” to take up the post of navigator aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Bowen takes command of HT-8 after nearly 18 years of naval service. Like Bowdich, he is also a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and served tours aboard the USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) and the USS Bataan (LHD 5) before transitioning to naval aviation. Following his winging (also as a helicopter pilot with HT-18), he reported to HC-6 in Norfolk, Va. Bowen followed that tour with service as part of HSC-26, HC3, HS-10, HS-8 and HSC23. He also worked as the flag lieutenant to the commander, Operational Test and Evaluation Force; director of personnel for the commander,
Combined Joint Special Operations Air Component in Balad, Iraq; deputy executive assistant to the deputy chief of naval operations; and special assistant and speechwriter to the vice chief of naval operations, before earning his master’s degree at the Naval War College. Bowen is now the 56th commanding officer of a squadron that traces its history back to the beginning of naval helicopter training. Originally Helicopter Training Unit One, the squadron began instructing helicopter students in late 1950, and was redesignated as HT-8 in 1960. For nearly 63 years, the squadron has lived by the motto “the best helicopter pilots in the world are trained here.” Throughout that timeframe, HT-8 has rubbed
shoulders with history as the unit provided familiarization training to Mercury and Gemini astronauts, trained the Apollo 11 crew, and is still the only Navy helicopter squadron to be commanded by a Medal of Honor recipient, Cmdr. Clyde Lassen. In keeping with tradition, Bowen kept his remarks short, but still ensured that he praised the students and staff who continue the unit’s remarkable legacy. “Cmdr. Bowdich left us a tremendous squadron, and it is an honor to continue this work,” he said. “You all come together when we ask you to and you all surge when we ask you to. We know you have the load, and we trust you. Thank you for everything that you do.”
April 26, 2013
Recreation group offers fishing on pier
NAS Pensacola Recreation Committee is presenting Fishing on the Alpha Pier from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, April 27, and April 28. Everyone is encouraged to come and have some fun. Donations are welcome. For more information, contact GSMC(SW) Robert S. Anderson by phone at 452-8484 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event offers free document shredding
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) along with Gilmore Services, CatCountry 98.7 FM and WEARTV-3 will be offering free shredding of sensitive documents from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, April 26, at Cordova Mall in Pensacola and Santa Rosa Mall in Mary Esther. Information on protecting your identity will also be available. An individual can bring up to 50 pounds of information to be shredded. Documents should be removed from binders, but staples and paper clips are acceptable. Do not tie bags or tape boxes. For more information, go to bbb.org.
Musical ‘Grease’ on stage in Milton
Main Street Milton is one of the sponsors for a production of the classic Broadway musical “Grease” by Milton and Pace high school students. Performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. today, April 26, and 3 p.m. tomorrow, April 27, at Milton High School Auditorium, 5445 Stewart St. Tickets are available at the door for $12 for adults and $10 for students with ID and children 14 and younger. For more information, call (850) 995-3600, ext. 1159, or go to www.MainStreetMilton.org.
New show opening at art gallery
Blue Morning Gallery, 21 Palafox Place, is featuring a new show entitled “Lost and Found.” Participating member artists are Susan Mayer, mixed media; Meghan McMillan, jewelry; Mark Schmitt, tile art; Sue Woodson, pottery; and Jim Sweida, photography. The show will run through May 18. An opening reception is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, April 26. Jazz guitarist John Maddox will perform. For more information, call 429-9100.
Kitchen and bath tour scheduled
Submission guide You can submit information for possible publication in Partyline by sending an e-mail to Janet.Thomas.email@example.com. 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. Registration is available at www.active.com (event listing-Pensacola Sunset Run) or by calling the school at 456-5218. Registration includes moisturewick race shirt (first 1,000) and entrance to all postrace festivities with food, entertainment and awards presentation. Registration is $20 through May 10 and $25 on the day of the race. The course is USATF certified and professionally timed. For more information, call 456-5218.
NMCRS thrift store to reopen April 30
Literacy program plans tutor training
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) Pensacola thrift shop is closed temporarily and is scheduled to reopen at 9 a.m. April 30. For more information, call 452-2300.
Alumni group plans golf tournament
The 54th NASC Alumni Association 2013 Golf Tournament is scheduled for April 26-28 at A.C. Read Golf Club onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The tournament is being presented by Naval Aviation Schools Command Alumni Association. Teams will be flighted (8 teams each) for the keenest competition. Registration fee is $130 per player ($100 for active duty) and includes greens fees, cart, range balls and hors d’oeuvres following play today and tomorrow. Prizes will be awarded. Reservations were required in advance. For more information, Chuck Lisner at 477-2252.
Coffee shop to open at NEX mall
Post plans tribute to Vietnam Veterans
West Virginia Day scheduled for May 5
Healthy living seminar April 29
Pine Forest United Methodist Church, 2800 Wilde Lake Blvd., will present a healthy living seminar April 29 featuring professional trainer and group fitness instructor Grenade Banks. Times are 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Come learn more about lifestyle change, good nutrition, exercise and health awareness. The trainer works with people of all ages as well as those who have limitations, illnesses, injuries and diseases. Babysitting and refreshments provided. Cost is $5 for students and $7 for adults. For more information, call 944-0170.
National Day of Prayer focus of event
A National Day of Prayer event is scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. May 2 at Pensacola City Hall, 222 West Main St. Weather permitting, the event will be conducted in the breezeway of the building. For more information, call Ramona Brady at 2554661.
Special Olympics needs golf coaches
The local Special Olympics organization is looking for some golf coaches. If you are interested in volunteering, you can contact a representative of the group via an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Sunset Run scheduled for May 11
St. John Catholic School, 325 South Navy Blvd., will present the 30th annual Sunset 5K Run/Walk and One Mile Fun Run at 5:30 p.m. May 11.
Adult sports leagues ready to play
Kaboom Sports & Social Club, 2012 N 19th Ave., offers organized co-ed adult sports leagues and social events. Leagues include refereed games, a playoff tournaments and team T-shirts. There is a 15 percent military discount on all leagues and events. Kaboom Sports & Social Club has also acquired the Gulf Coast Cornhole Series, which was started by Mandy Evers Events & Promotions three years ago. The series consists of six qualifying tournaments from April until September, and ends with a final tournament in Navarre Beach in October. Participants can register online at www.kaboomssc.com/tournaments, mail in a registration form, or sign-up at the event location the day of the event. Cost is $20 per team with online or mail-in registration, and $30 per team at the door. For more information go to www.kaboomssc.com or www.facebook.com/kaboomssc.
The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Guild has scheduled the 2013 Designer Kitchen & Bath Expedition for tomorrow, April 27. The tour will visit 10 private residences in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, showcasing 10 kitchens and nine bathrooms. Ticketholders will board luxury tour buses at Good Time Tours, 455 Corday St. A catered bag lunch will be provided by Becky’s Eatery. The morning tour of five buses starts at 9 a.m. and the afternoon tour of five buses starts at 2 p.m. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased by calling Leia Brune at 293-0814. You can also e-mail Brune at firstname.lastname@example.org or Katheryn Cowles at email@example.com. American Legion Post No. 240, 8666 Gulf Beach Highway, is presenting a tribute to Vietnam veterans at 1 p.m. April 28. The event will include guest speakers, entertainment, food and a presentation of a memorial stone. A no-cost motorcycle ride with stops in Milton, Navarre and at Wall South is also planned. Registration begins at 9 a.m. For more information, call 455-6111.
er, Ambition, where they will experience an immersive, aviation-based adventure that focuses on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) education. For more information, call (850) 458-7836 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Naval Exchange (NEX) Pensacola Mall, 5600 Highway 98 West, will soon be celebrating the opening of its newest addition, The Whirled Cup. A military spouse and family member, owner Teresa Beer will be offering coffee and pastry selections to service members and their families. Beer started The Whirled Cup on Saufley Field Road in 2008 with her daughter, Angela Wells, and her son, Matthew Beer, who will be operating the business at NASP Corry Station’s Navy Exchange Mall. The Whirled Cup is planning to be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. For more information, call 458-8250.
The 25th annual West Virginia Day is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 5 at the Santa Rosa Auditorium, 4530 Old Bagdad Highway, in Milton. All transplanted West Virginians, expecially military personnel, in the Pensacola area are invited. Admission is free, but donations to cover rental of the auditorium will be accepted. Everyone should bring a covered dish. You also can bring West Virginia artifacts that you would like to display. For more information call, Beverly Cavnar at 968-6726 or Sandra McLaughlin at 944-6503.
Hope golf tournament coming up
The Air Force Enlisted Village’s major local fundraising event, the 10th annual Bob Hope Memorial Charity Golf Classic, is scheduled for May 17-18 at the Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) Golf Course in Niceville. Registration is open online at www.afev.us/GolfClassic or by calling (850) 6513766. Proceeds from the event benefit military widows in need residing at the Air Force Enlisted Village (AFEV). Play begins at 12:03 p.m. May 17 on The Eagle course. Golfers will play again starting at 8:30 a.m. May 18 and an awards luncheon is scheduled. Cost for the two day tournament is $150 per person and golfers will receive green fees, golf cart, range balls, commemorative coin, goody bag, oncourse refreshments and lunch for both days. Corporate sponsorships and hole sponsorships are also available for $100. To learn more about the Air Force Enlisted Village, go to www.afev.us.
Flight Academy scholarships available
The National Flight Academy is accepting scholarship applications for 7th to 12th grade students for 5½ day summer sessions. Application are available online at www.nationalflightacademy.com/ scholarship. A limited number of scholarships are available. Regular registration for summer sessions is also open online at www.nationalflightacademy.com. Students will live aboard the virtual aircraft carri-
A Learn to Read tutor training workshop is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, April 27, at Town and Country Plaza, Plaza Building, 1720 West Fairfield Drive, fifth floor conference room. Learn to Read of Northwest Florida, Inc., is a non-profit literacy program offering free tutoring in reading and math for adults age 18 and older. For more information, call Susan Brak at 4324347 or e-mail email@example.com.
Marine spouse training class May 4
A L.I.N.K.S. for Spouses training class has been rescheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 4 in the commanding officer’s conference room at the MATSG-21 Headquarters, Bldg. 3450, 211 Farrar Road. The class is free and all military spouses are welcome. Pre-registration is required. To register, call Beth Austin, MCFTB trainer, at 452-9460, ext. 3012, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Legion Riders plan series of events
The American Legion Riders (ALR 340 ) is presenting “save a baby” events American Legion Post 340, 8890 Ashland Ave. An evening that will include a dinner, auction and movie starts at 6:30 p.m. today, April 26. The movie will be “Easy Riders.” A poker run is scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow, April 27. Costs will be announced at the events. For more information, contact ALR Director Earl Weekley at email@example.com or 376-8887. You also can contact John Walen at 944-8320.
Registration open for Embry Riddle
Registration will be open through May 31 at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. The NASP office is at 250 Chambers Ave., in Bldg. 634, Suite 033. Hours aboard NAS Pensacola are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. The NAS Whiting Field office is in Bldg, 1417, Room 163. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Classes begin May 31. Dates for late registration and add/drop deadlines will be May 31 to June 6. New student orientation will be 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. May 29 at the NAS Pensacola office. For more information, call 458-1098, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.world wide.erau.edu/locations/pensacola.
Fiddler to be featured at May 8 event
The Music Study Club will feature Fiddlin’ Frances Michaels at its program May 8 at Pleitz Chapel at First Baptist Church in Pensacola. Michaels will perform and discuss folk-violin music in a program entitled “From Scotland and Ireland to Bluegrass Kentucky.” Refreshments/coffee will be served at 10 a.m. and the program begins at 10:30 a.m. The event is free and the public is invited. For more information, go to www.pensacola music.org.
PMOAA scholarship grants available
The Pensacola Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (PMOAA) will be awarding scholarship grants to children, stepchildren, spouses or grandchildren of active-duty or retired military personnel (both officer and enlisted). To be eligible, applicants must be a resident, dependent of a resident or grandchild of a resident of Escambia or Santa Rosa counties in Florida or Baldwin County in Alabama. They must have completed one year at a college, with at GPA of at least 3.0 for undergraduates or 3.5 for graduate students for the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters as a full time student. Applications must be submitted no later than June 15 and may be downloaded at www.pmoaa.org. For more information, contact retired Navy Capt. James Frazier by phone at 484-9162 or be e-mail at email@example.com.
April 26, 2013
April 26, 2013
NETC’s FORCM Jon Port reenlists; See page B2 Spotlight
for all you do – this month’s for you Greater 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 month-long 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 our community. Gallery Night The popular Gallery Night sponsored by the Pensacola Downtown Improvement Board will this year honor the military during the May 17 event. Participating establishments will feature displays, exhibits and special discounts for military. MAM military get-together A social gathering of commanding officers, Military Affairs Committee members and community leaders to begin at Seville Quarter. Trolley ride to the Blue Wahoos game. Game ticket, buffet, baseball cap and reserved party deck. Date set for May 14. Student Essay Contest All K-12 students within Escambia County are invited to participate in the chamber’s annual essay contest on subjects associated with the military and patriotism. Winners in four categories will be recognized at a special luncheon at the National Flight Academy aboard NAS Pensacola and receive a gift card. First place winners in the middle and high school level will receive a scholarship to the flight academy. Blue Wahoo Games The Pensacola Blue Wahoos will highlight area military commands at the team’s home games throughout the month of May. Dates include May 3-5; May 13-18; May 21, 29 and 31. Other recognition Throughout the month of May, service members throughout the Pensacola area will be recognized in a variety of media outlets. Watch for special profiles in the daily newspaper, in Gosport and on WEARTV3. The Blue Wahoos will also feature honorees during their games on the electronic board. Gulf Power Company has produced a short video which will be played in several area movie theaters prior to feature films. Radio stations will also highlight outstanding Sailors, Soldiers, Marines, Airmen and Coast Guard crews. The Pensacola Navy League will also recognize outstanding military spouses and enlisted personnel during the month. Many Pensacola Area businesses are offering a variety of discounts to active duty military personnel. Visit the chamber’s Facebook page for listings, https:// www. facebook.com/ Pensacola Chamber and also http:// pensacola chamber.com/ events.
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s k n a h t e th of a n o i t a n e e fr National 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. 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 the “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 231 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? — www.nmam.org
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Military lessons “Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.” – Gen. Douglas MacArthur “You, you and you ... Panic. The rest of you, come with me.” – U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant “Tracers work both ways.” – U.S. Army Ordnance “Five second fuses only last three seconds.” – Infantry Journal “Any ship can be a minesweeper. Once.” – Anonymous “Never tell the platoon sergeant you have nothing to do.” – Unknown Marine recruit “If you see a bomb technician running, follow him.” – U.S. Air Force ammo troop “You’ve never been lost until you’ve been lost at mach three.” – Paul F. Crickmore (test pilot) “Never trade luck for skill.” – Anonymous
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April 26, 2013
NETC’s Force Master Chief Jon Port reenlists, brings Navy family
Naval Hospital Pensacola, March 1-25, 2013 Tyler Bodhi Johnson, was born to Lt. Keith and Denise Johnson, March 1. Anniston Harper Link, was born to BM1 Joshua and Annette Link, March 1. Levi Roy Johnson, was born to Haleigh Johnson, March 4. Keaton Charles Wilson, was born to Capt. Kristopher and Rebecca Wilson, March 4. Larry Donell Douglas III, was born to EM1 Larry and Theresa Douglas, March 4. Kyle Michael Williams Jr., was born to 1st Lt. Kyle and Anyta Williams, March 4. Amirah Rashed Almasarir, was born to 2nd Lt. Rashed and Norah Almasarir, March 8. Titus Wayne Roe, was born to Capt. Oliver and Meghan Roe, March 8. Iris Leigh Cassady, was born to Ronald Cassady and Ashley Montenegro, March 12. Tucker Sinclaire Hawkins, was born to Cpl. Kyle and Sagan Hawkins, March 12. Eliany Alya Reyes, was born to Spc. Luis and Xiomara Reyes, March 16. Autumn Rose Love, was born to CTRSA Roland and Jasmine Love, March 16. Charity Grace Sanderson, was born to HMC Nicholas and Michelle Sanderson, March 17. Nalani Elise Johnson, was born to ACC Carolyn Johnson, March 18. Austin Daniel Barnhill, was born to CTT3 Dustin and Jennifer Barnhill, March 22. Jayson Reed Adams, was born to Benjamin nd SN Laurie Adams, March 23. Harry Davis IV, was born to AC2 Harry Davis and Carlyssa White, March 25. Emilyn Grace Smith, was born to HM2 Jason and Kimberly Smith, March 25.
Naval Education and Training Command’s (NETC) FORCM Jon Port, right, stands with his family after taking his oath of reenlistment April 1, the 120th birthday of chief petty officers. The oath was administered by NETC Commander Rear Adm. Don Quinn (below). Port and his family share a rich Navy tradition; between Quinn and Port (above, left to right), are daughter in-law BU Juana Jazmin Port, assigned to Naval Construction Group 2 in Gulfport, Miss., along with her daughter, Ireland Grace Port. Next is former AT2 Seth Port, who is attending college on the GI Bill, followed by his brother, CM3(SCW) Joshua Port, assigned to Logistics Support Group 2 in Virginia Beach, Va. BU(SCW) Jacob Port, a member of the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 in Gulfport, Miss., stands next to his mother Linda Port. Those not in attendance were Port’s son-in-law, CTR1(SW) Darrell Eltringham, an instructor assigned to the Center for Information Dominance Unit Corry Station, and daughter, Sarah, who was just 6 months old when Port enlisted in May of 1986. Photos by Steve Vanderwerff
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April 26, 2013
Check status of Family Care Plan to honor children From Navy Personnel Command Public Affair
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) – One way Sailors can honor their children during the Month of the Military Child is to review their Family Care Plan and update as required, officials said April 19. A Family Care Plan is a group of documents, including a Family Care Certificate (NavPers 1740/6), Family Care Plan Arrangements (NavPers 1740/7), and legal documents such as custody or separation agreements, custody and support orders, divorce decrees or related written agreements.
“Due to the nature of naval service, Sailors must be ready to deploy throughout the world, on short notice, and be able to fully execute their military duties,” said Bill Harris, Navy Family Care Plan program manager. “Maintaining a current Family Care Plan for your children and adult dependents reduces stress and strengthens a deployable asset for the command.” The NavPers 1740/6 must be signed by the Sailor, the Sailor’s spouse if dual military, caregivers and the commanding officer. Documentation of a Family Care Plan is required under any of the following conditions: • A Sailor with primary or
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shared physical custody of a minor child or children who is not married to the other natural or adoptive parent of the minor child or children. • Both members of a married dual-military couple where one or both have primary or shared physical custody of a minor child or children. • Sailors who are legally responsible for an adult family member who is incapable of providing for themselves in the absence of the Sailor. • Certain family circumstances or other personal-status changes resulting in a Sailor becoming legally and primarily responsible for the care of anoth-
er person. Commands should review Family Care Plans annually with their Sailors. Sailors must submit a new or updated Family Care Plan upon reporting to a new duty station, change in caregiver circumstances, or change in personal or family circumstances, such as birth or adoption of a child, or assumption of sole care for an elderly or incapacitated family member. “Failure to maintain an adequate Family Care Plan may result in administrative separation from the naval service,” Harris said. A command Family Care
Plan Coordinator can assist Sailors in developing a care plan. Sailors may find additional assistance in completing a care plan from the Fleet and Family Service Center FFSC and base legal assistance office. More information can be found in the Family Care Plan instruction, OpNavInst 1740.4D and at the Navy Personnel Command website’s Family Care Plan section at http://www.public.navy.mil/ BUPERS-NPC/SUPPORT/ READINESS/Pages/Family CarePlan.aspx . For more news from Navy Personnel Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/npc/.
Fish fly at annual beach party By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer
Flinging a fish across the Alabama-Florida state line is a spring tradition at Flora-Bama Lounge on Perdido Key. Known as “the Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party,” the 29th annual Interstate Mullet Toss, which starts today, typically draws huge crowds. The torpedo-shaped fish are a local favorite. They are often seen leaping out of the water and skipping along the surface, and you will find fried, baked, broiled or smoked mullet on the menus of many local restaurants. There are numerous categories for contestants, including men, women, children and physically challenged. 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 1 pound. All tossers will receive a mullet toss T-shirt. Top finishers in each category get trophies and Flora-Bama gift certificates. The rules are simple: No gloves or sand can be used when throwing the mullet. 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. If contestants step out of the circle during the throw or if the mullet lands out of bounds they are disqualified. 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 bikini con-
A contestant tosses a mullet during a past event on the beach behind Flora-Bama Lounge. Photo from https://www.facebook.com/florabama
Details • What: Interstate Mullet Toss. • When: Noon today, April 26; 10 a.m. tomorrow, April 27; and 10 a.m. April 28. • Where: Flora-Bama Lounge, 17401 Perdido Key Drive. • Information: 492-0611 or www.florabama.com.
tests, beach games, live music from local performers and a variety of food. Parking is limited. There will be a $10 charge for parking in the beach lot. Bus service will be
available from 9 a.m. to closing today, April 26; tomorrow, April 27; and April 28 for $3 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 (with limited entrance after 6 p.m.) for anyone younger than 21. Membership cards will be valid for the event and are available for $45 online at www.florabama.com. All bars will operate on a cash only basis, but ATMs will be available on site.
At the movies FRIDAY
“The Croods” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “The Host,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s Temptation,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Olympus Has Fallen,” R, 8 p.m.
“Oz the Great & Powerful” (3D), PG, noon; “The Croods” (3D), PG, 2:50 p.m.; “The Host,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m., 8 p.m.; “The Croods” (3D), PG, 1 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s Temptation,” PG13, 3:10 p.m.; “Olympus Has Fallen,” R, 5:40 p.m., 8:20 p.m.
“The Croods” (2D), PG, noon; “The Croods” (3D), PG, 2:10 p.m.; “Oz the Great & Powerful” (3D), PG, 4:20 p.m.; “Olympus Has Fallen,” R, 7 p.m.; “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,” PG-13, 12:10 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s Temptation,” PG-13, 2:20 p.m.; “The Host,” PG-13, 4:50 p.m.; “The Call,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“The Host,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “The Call,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “Olympus Has Fallen,” R, 7:10 p.m. (Note: Portside Cinema is now open every Monday.)
“The Croods” (3D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; “21 & Over,” R, 7:20 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s Temptation,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Host,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY “The Croods” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “The Call,” R, 7:20 p.m.; “Olympus Has Fallen,” R, 5:10
p.m., 7:30 p.m. THURSDAY COST
“Oz the Great & Powerful” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Admission,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “21 & Over,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s Temptation,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.
Regular: $3 adults, $1.50 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger 3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger
Details: 452-3522 or www.naspensacola-mwr.com
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Morale, Welfare and Recreation The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities that the whole family can participate in. For more information, call 452-8285 or visit the MWR website: www.naspensacola-mwr.com. • Cinco de Mayo 5K: 5 p.m. May 3. This chip trail run will end at the Mustin Beach Club, where food and drinks will be served. For more information, call 452-9845. • Navy-Armed Forces 2013 Kidsʼ Run: May 8; registration at 3 p.m., race starts at 3:30 p.m. No entry fee. All runs untimed. For 5-6 year-olds (1/2 mile); 7-8 years (1 mile); and 913 years (2 miles). For information, call 4522296. • Movie change: Portside Twin Cinemas, Bldg. 606, Naval Air Station Pensacola, is now open on Mondays. The box office opens at 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and at 11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 452-3522. • Family Luau: Starting at 5 p.m. May 10 on NASP Corry Station Liberty Lawn. Wrist bands for $3 cover face painting, spray on tatoos, gyro, jousting, spider climbing wall, inflatable obstacle course and bounce houses. Food will be available for purchase. Open to active and retired military, DoD, and family. Free entertainment will begin at 7: 30 p.m. • Strongman Competition: May 15, Portside Fitness Center. 11 a.m. for staff and 4:30 p.m. for students. Five events utilizing everyday objects designed to test ultimate strength. For more information, call 452-7810. • All Services Dodge Ball Tournament: 10 a.m. May 11 at Wenzel Gym and Fitness Center, NASP Corry Station. Open elimination. For more information, call 452-6198. • MWR Summer Hire Teen Job Fair: 9 a.m. to noon May 18 in the lobby at Radford Fitness Center. MWR hires eligible teens (ages 15-18) for part-time summer recreation aid jobs. Interested teens can attend the job fair to interview and pick up applications. For more information, call 452-5405. • Armed Force Day Pentathlon: May 18, Corry Station pool. Open to all USA registered swimmers. For more information, call aquatics department at 452-9429 or 554-5700. • British soccer camps: June 10-14 at the Navy Youth Sports Complex on Highway 98. Four age groups. Register before April 26 and receive a British soccer jersey. Register online at www.challengersports.com. For more information, call 452-3810 or 452-2417. • Movies on the Lawn: At dusk on second and fourth Saturday of month through August on the lawn in front of Portside Gym, Bldg. 627. Bring blankets, chairs and coolers. Movies are free. Check MWR website for notices in case of rain. For information, call 452-2372. Discount tickets at ITT: Tickets available for Talladega races, May 4 and May 5. $30/$70. Save 60 percent off the regular prices. Tickets also available for Blazefest 2013, which is scheduled for May 25 in Niceville. Tickets on sale at ITT NAS Pensacola now for $22. For more information, call 452-6354.
Liberty activities Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and holidays and 10:30 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Off-base trips leave from the NASP Liberty Center, but you must sign up in advance. For more information, call 452-2372 or visit www.naspensacolamwr.com/singsail/liberty. htm.
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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, one-on-one crisis support and information by trained staff. Call (877) 995-5247; go to www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247 CONUS; (202) 470-5546 OCONUS (may be additional charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows a victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services and safety interventions such as a Military Protective Order (MPO), separation from offender, expedited transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim may report to his/her chain-of-command, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR VA, SARC, and his/her CO shall commence an investigation. Restricted reporting allows a victim to have a confidential report, which does not trigger either command nor law enforcement notification and the victim may have a SAPR VA, and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim may disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care provider and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 Victim Advocate, call 449-9231/2. To contact the SARC during working hours, call 452-5990 x0; or during and after working hours, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.
Fleet and Family Support Center The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following classes: • Personal Financial Management Program: Offering “How to Come Up With that 20 Percent; Surviving a Furlough.” Class is open to all active duty, retirees, family members and DoD and contract employees. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • Stress management: Stress can damage your health, both physically and mentally. Learn how to recognize stress and become more productive, happier and healthier. Class explores different stress management tips and techniques to managing stress. Classes scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon on first
and third Thursday of each month. For details, call 452-5990. • Improving relationship without talking about it: Build a happier relationship by developing better communication skills, managing your stress as a couple and finding ways to compromise. You’ll even learn how to fight ... fairly. Class is two, two-hour sessions; call 452-5609 to register. • Positive Parenting: Being an effective parent is one of the most rewarding tasks in life and one of the most challenging. Classes provide a practical approach to raising happy, respectful, self-reliant, healthy, confident, cooperative and responsible children. Six weeks of classes. Call 4525609 to register.
Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach is seeking volunteers for opportunities including: • Ronald McDonald House: A group can volunteer to complete family chores or provide a meal for families in residence. Other opportunities include hosting special events or conducting a “wish list” drive by collecting items for the house. For more information, contact Vicky Bell at 477-2273.
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• Meals on Wheels: Council on Aging of West Florida, 875 Royce St., is seeking volunteers to deliver meals to homebound elderly citizens. Contact Brenda Turner at 432-1475, ext. 410, or visit RSVPCoordinator@coawfla.org. For more information, contact NASP Community Outreach at 452-2532 or e-mail NAS PensacolaCommunityOutreach@ Facebook.com.
Worship schedule The Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel and the Lady of Loreto Chapel are closed for renovations. During renovations, Sunday services are being held at the auditorium at Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Bldg. 633. NAS Pensacola Protestant
•Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Protestant Sunday School, 9 a.m. Sunday, J.B. McKamey Center. • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Women’s Bible study, 9 a.m. Tuesday, J.B. McKamey Center. • Fellowship dinner, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. • Bible study, 6 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center. Roman Catholic
• Sacrament of Penance, 3:45 p.m. Saturday, All Faiths Chapel. • Mass, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, All Faiths Chapel. • Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium.
• Mass, noon Monday, Thursday, and Friday, All Faiths Chapel. Latter Day Saints
• Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. NASP Corry Station Protestant
• Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, chapel conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Praise and worship, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Roman Catholic
• Mass, noon Sunday. • Mass, 11 a.m. Tuesday, small chapel. Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic
• Mass, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday. Protestant
• Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For more information, call 452-2341.
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Five or six bedroom, 3/5 baths, pool, d o c k , boathouse, on Blackwater Bay at mouth of Blackwater River. Contact Robert, 850501-4478. $3,500/month. See on AHRN.
For sale by owner: Lillian 3/2, brick, high lot, live oaks, bayview, screen porch, Spanish Cove amenities. $159,900. Second lot available. 251962-2432 or 251-978-1972
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to purchase record 100 New player and radio Donors combination, Needed floor stand Save a life. type. Zeneith Make a preferred. 45 Difference and 33. Must New donors play stack. 251can donate life 621-3248 saving plasma and receive N a v y $100 Dependent compensation grass and yard in two worker. Gulf donations. Breeze & Talecris Navarre area. 3810 Daniel, 396Barrancas Ave 5354 850-456-0975 www.Grifolspl W a n t e d : asma.com reliable early Walk-ins bird to drive me welcome to Corry Station Current picture to walk my dog. ID, Social More details: Security 457-3713 Number required
Articles for Sale P r e c i o u s Leather G-1 B- Four
1 Navy flight jacket, original 1944 pattern, government issued, mouton collar, new cuffs and waistband, no squadron patches, size 42, great soft condition. $150. 497-9780
2012 Jeep Factory Rims with tires. Less than 1,000 miles. Good Year Wrangler P225/75R16, $600 all. 9327484
• New Model R u g e r Blackhawk, .357, Blued Finish, Asking $400. If interested call 850-232-2612. Ask for Jason.
M o m e n t s Collection broken into 7 groups, asking 40% of 2007 v a l u e s . Inversion Table, $40. 982-1126.
• GE Stove with over the range vent hood, $100 and GE D i s h w a s h e r, $40 OBO. Call Mac, 850-2321068
Side by side r e f r i g e r a t o r, electric stove, and 6-foot treated picnic tables. 5427655
• GE older model electric stove, $30. K e n m o r e electric dryer, older model but works great $40. Kenmore D i s h w a s h e r, older model but works great $20. Call Kathy 850-453-3775.
Total Gym Thermoelectric older version good 35mm camera. wine cooler, in but wooden cabinet condition, $200 Chinon Genesis obo. 554-3900 III w/ case. on legs, 12+ bottle capacity. E l e c t r i c Great condition for VG condition, w h e e l c h a i r , and $50. 497-9780 never used, like b e g i n n i n g new, $1,500 p h o t o g r a p h y, obo. Will trade $75. 457-2656 for small used vehicle. Call 485-3959.
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10+ beautiful, new handcarved African masks. $10 each or great discount for all. 607-7827
TV and DVD/VCR. Two 15 inch flat screen tv’s. $50 each. DVD/VHS combo VCR $25. All excellent condition. 4572656 Rifle, ruger, model 77, 257 Roberts caliber. Walnut stock, p e r f e c t condition. $25. 417-1694 Penn 114H high-speed 6/0 reel with matching Penn rod. Both good condition. $65. 454-9486
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Offshore fishing lures, hooks, leaders, belts, gaps, everything you need to get started offshore fishing for wahoo and dolphin. $100 for all. 497-1167
Go Cart 5 HP, $250. Has lots of fun left in it 4925317 after 5 pm. 2012 new Coachman Motor Home, 2 slides, 1,280 miles. Must sell due to health. Call/text 572-0872
2001 motorhome, Starflyte M-181, Ford 21’. 56,000 miles, $21,000. Fully loaded, very clean, ready to camp. Jack at 2618079
99 FLSTF Fatboy, 29,500 miles, excellent condition. Chrome and more, $11,000 obo. 554-3900
Autos for sale 2006 2007 black Toyota Camry, 57,000 miles. Brand new tires, front and back brakes, oil and filter changed recently. Very good condition. Asking $10,200 firm. 504-9527310 BMW 2003 530i. Nice car. Silver blue, well maintained. Priced to sell. Call for details. 324-0889 2008 GMC Envoy SLE. 7,800 original miles; one owner, $16,500. 455-3127/9825980.
Harley Davidson Night Train pearl black (blacked out). Many extras, low mileage. $12,890. 757-572-0435
Misc. Motor • 1991, 23 ft. Fish Hawk with walkaround cuddy cabin. NEWER Vortec 350 Engine & Outdrive engine has less has 300 hours. Asking $5,200. Looks great, runs great. Just in time for boating season. Call Mac at 850-232-1068.
Super 26’ Dusky fishing boat for sale. Mercury 250 engine, cuddy cabin, fish finder, radio. Comes with trailer. Very good condition, ready to fish, $12,000. 7480657. 1984 28’ S2 Sailboat, many extras, great for beginners or racers, $13,500, obo. 279-6177 ‘96 25’ I/O cuddy with trailer. 2002 5.7 engine. Detachable tower. Many extras. $15,500. 4554973, 516-7962
2/1 ½ duplex with garage. Covered back patio, central heat/air, quiet dead-end street. 4663 Petra Circle. Convenient to Real Estate b a s e s . $650/month, $600 Homes for rent deposit. 968-6076 or 375-2991 Beautiful home to share 2 minutes 3/2 brick with from NAS. Nonsmoking and cable. g a r a g e . to References and Convenient Fenced d e p o s i t . bases. $495/month. 251- yard, great school 391-4632. Leave d i s t r i c t , message. completely r e s t o r e d . Live rent free in quiet neighborhood $800/month, $700 near Pensacola deposit. 968-6076 Country Club. 530- or 375-2991. 0895 for details. D o w n t o w n 3/2, 1,151 sqft, Cottage For Rent equipped kitchen, Historic mother-inW/D hook-up, law cottage in blinds & ceiling fans throughout, D o w n t o w n new floors. Pensacola for rent. Excellent schools, One bedroom, one minutes to back bath with living gate, beaches. No room, dining room, pets. $800/month, kitchen and back $500 deposit. 457- sunroom. Great 4290
front porch. Secluded location. Two blocks to Ever’man, five blocks to Palafox and six blocks to Maritime Park. Large yard is great for gardeners. Off street parking behind secure gate. $900.00 all utilities included. Including cable and Internet! Pay one bill per month! $900.00 deposit. No Pets. No Smokers. Credit check and references required. Available May 1st. 850-748-1129
area. The tenant shares large, fenced-in yard with pool. There are two chairs for lounging by the pool, a hammock nestled between two trees, veggie and flower gardens that fill the property and even a chicken coop with ten, egg-laying hens. $700.00 monthly rent + $700.00 damage deposit. $100.00 non-refundable pet fee. Water, electricity, trash, high speed Internet, and direct TV included. AC Unit only-Space heater supplied for cold months. Parking space in driveway. No washer and dryer (Laundry mat 4 blocks away). No Smokers. Move in Ready May 1, 2013. 850-2550 1 6 2 . carolinesmartin@y ahoo.com
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Misc. Real Estate
East Hill Cottage For Rent This charming mother-in-law cottage sits behind main house on the corner of 18th and Cervantes. The 400 sq ft studio has a full kitchen, bedroom area with closet, bathroom with stand up shower and living
25 acres Lakeview, 3 s t r e a m s , hardwoods. S u r v e y e d VAG/VR. Must see. $125k obo. 554-3873 or 3846926.
Dog grooming, day care & boarding facility for sale in Pensacola. C o m p l e t e p a c k a g e , equipment/supplie s. Yearly gross, $250,000. Make By owner: 3/2, offer, 484-3064 family room with fireplace. Carport, inside laundry room. Fixer-up, sell as is. Asking $28,000 firm. 384-3375
6075 Cherokee Rd Milton, Fla. 4/2.5 Detach. Workshop on 2 acres ($165K). 380-8169
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