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Construction advisory ... Motorists who use NAS Pensacola’s back gate entering the base from Blue Angel Parkway are advised that a construction project will commence on the gate May 18 and continue for approximately six months. The gate will still open at 5:30 a.m. with construction beginning at 8 a.m. Traffic flow through the gate will be normal until 8 a.m., then it will be reduced to one lane in and one lane out after 8 a.m. Drivers should use caution driving through an active construction site, and still remain prepared for unexpected traffic delays. The construction project is to install an automatic gate, mandated Navy-wide to free up security personnel for other duties. Drivers are encouraged to use the Main Gate on Navy Boulevard when possible. After completion of the back gate project, security personnel will remain on duty at the Main Gate. Look for a more detailed story in next week’s Gosport.

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The first teams of runners break the tape to start the third annual Amazing SAPR Race April 24.

Thousands turn out for ‘Amazing SAPR Race’ Story, photo by Kristy M. Malone SAPR Civilian Victim Advocate NASP Fleet and Family Support Center

More than 2,300 runners, in teams of four, raced to the finish line as Naval Air Station Pensacola held its third-annual “Amazing SAPR Race” April 24. As part of the Navywide Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM), the Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) and

the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) organized the event. While the majority of participants were students from NATTC, the event was open to all hands and also included teams from aviation preflight indoctrination (API). The Amazing SAPR Race is unique from other runs in that it combines physical and mental exercise to create a fun and interactive educational event. “Anytime we can get out of the

classrooms and away from the traditional lecture format and into a more engaging and interactive environment, we have a greater opportunity to share information about the services the SAPR program provides and resources for victims of sexual assault,” Anne Ballensinger, Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) for the installation, said. “Serving victims of sexual

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In today’s environment of easy and anonymous access to personal information, it is more important than ever to do everything you can to keep yourself and your loved ones safe online. Recent events such as the posting of names and addresses of 100 service members on the Internet by the terrorist group ISIS/ISIL have highlighted the very real risk of sharing personal information online. The information ISIS/ISIL posted did not come from hacked data-

bases or sophisticated computer intrusions, it came from publicly available information openly accessible on the Internet, on personal and official websites ISIS/ISIL took advantage of what many other cyber criminals already know: that the World Wide Web can be a gold mine which produces nuggets of a wide variety of personal information. People oftentimes share more information than they realize and ISIS/ISIL has become very good at finding disparate data

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Naval hospital: Branch Clinic apps now available By Jason Bortz NHP PAO

In March, Naval Hospital Pensacola launched a new app for beneficiaries. The hospital’s branch clinics now have their own apps, including Naval Branch Health Clinics Naval Air Station Pensacola, Naval Air Technical Training Center and NASP Corry Station. The free smartphone apps allow beneficiaries assigned to the branch clinics to have access to clinic and medical information with their phone. “Each branch clinic has their own beneficiaries who need information specific

to them,” said Capt. Maureen Padden, commanding officer, Naval Hospital Pensacola. “That is why we developed an app for each branch clinic. Beneficiaries enrolled to any of our branch clinics can now have access to everything they need to manage their health care on their phone.” Just like the NHP app, beneficiaries enrolled to one of the branch clinics can use the app to access a phone directory, make an appointment by either phone or with TRICARE Online, send a secure message via RelayHealth to their

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Getting a Naval Hospital Pensacola application for your device is now as simple as scanning a QR code. Scanning the codes printed above will make the download available.

Memorial ceremony honors fallen EOD technicians By Billy P. Martin Naval School of Explosive Ordnance Disposal PAO

The Naval School of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NavScolEOD) hosted the 46th annual Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Memorial Ceremony May 2 at the EOD Memorial next to the Kauffman EOD Training Complex on Eglin Air Force Base. The EOD community from each of the joint services gathered for the ceremony to honor the

memory of 306 EOD heroes and add eight additional EOD technicians to the memorial, bringing the total of fallen warriors honored on the memorial’s wall to 314. Those added to the memorial this year include: Army Spc. Ryan Helton, killed in 2014 while serving in Afghanistan; Army Capt. Frederick Dillon, 1st Lt. Steven Todorovich, Sgt. Ira Wiggins and Pfc. Laurence Paystrup, who were killed while serving

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May is National Military Appreciation Month ... The spotlight is on local service members during May, National Military Appreciation Month. For service member profiles, see Gosport page A4; for more on the month, see page B1.

Reserves to be honored ... The Pensacola Navy

Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Michelle Howard presents a flag to the family of a fallen Navy explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technician at the EOD 46th Annual Memorial Service May 2. Photo by Samuel King

Reserve Centennial Committee is conducting a ribboncutting ceremony commemorating 100 years of Naval Reserve Aviation at noon today (May 8) in the National Naval Aviation Museum’s main foyer. A reception will follow the ceremony in the museum’s Cubi Bar Café. A free concert by the Four Star Edition of U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Band is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today at the Community Maritime Park, 301 West Main St. For more, contact the Reserve Centennial Committee at 452-2650; e-mail: wayne.l.lane@navy.mil or on Facebook at https:// www.facebook.com/NavyReserveCentennialPensacola.

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points, then connecting the dots for nefarious purposes. The lack of physical interaction gives individuals a false sense of security and provides the impression that they are sharing the information only with friends, rather than everyone else online. Navy and Marine Corps personnel and their families should be aware that what they and others share about them online can place them in jeopardy. As a service member, or family of a service member, you are a prime target and your online postings may be unknowingly providing valuable information that could be used to target you, your family and your fellow service members. Any information that identifies an affiliation with the Department of Defense could make personnel a potential target of terrorist groups or a lone wolf radical. This includes pictures of service members in uniform, other military identifiable items, or posts about the U.S. military on social media sites. Take the time to develop good operational security practices with your online identity and with your use of technology. Ensure that you are not discussing mission-related activities or details online. Be mindful of the vulnerability of location services embedded in most social network platforms and camera apps which generate metadata that can be exploited to identify you and detect patterns and frequently visited locations. Disable or delete accounts you are no longer using and take extreme care with how and to whom you provide your personally identifiable information. Start now to ensure you and your family are staying safe online and in the real world. NCIS has developed reference materials for Department of Navy personnel to use to ensure that they are not placing themselves at unnecessary risk. Local NCIS offices can provide commands with handouts and also provide briefings in conjunction with the NCIS crime reduction campaign. Information about physical security steps you can take can be found in the handout “NCIS Threat Management: Security Recommendations” available at www.ncis.navy.mil. Additionally, the Department of Defense website, DoD.gov, provides the “Guide to Keeping your Social Media Accounts Secure.” This downloadable PDF provides specific guidance on steps that can be taken to keep Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Flickr accounts safe, such as modifying specific security settings, creating secure passwords and deleting old accounts. Protecting yourself in the virtual world is just as important as protecting yourself in the physical world. The adversary is watching and there is a heightened need for continued awareness, vigilance, and reporting of suspicious activity. Remember, “If you see something, say something.” Report suspicious activity to NCIS Resident Agency Pensacola at 452-4211, online at NCIS.navy.mil or by calling the NCIS Hotline at 1 (877) 579-3648.

assault does not always involve direct communication with victims; it can also be influencing the attitudes and beliefs of everyone that a victim may encounter, and that is what the Amazing SAPR Race accomplishes.” The educational components were accomplished through four stations along the route, the first of which focused on consent. Teams were asked to provide examples of how consent to engage in sexual activity may be given, and once they completed this task they were awarded a teal ribbon and sent on to the next station. The second stop along the route focused on alcohol education so that participants would gain an understanding of the impact various drinks have on judgment and reaction time, and to show the role alcohol often plays in sexual assault. Teams were presented with pictures of popular local alcoholic beverages and asked to put them in order of highest alcohol content. As participants ran to the third station, there were signs posted along the route listing eight characteristics of victim advocates. When they arrived at the station, FFSC staff members asked them to list seven of the eight characteristics in order to earn their third ribbon. After sprinting to their final station, which was organized by NATTC’s Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD), teams were asked to act out scenarios in which they demonstrated bystander intervention to prevent a sexual assault from occurring. NATTC instructor ABF2 Megan Ramirez, who co-chaired the race planning committee, was pleased with the outcome. She said, “The Amazing SAPR Race turned out to be a huge success. We had participants coming through the stations laughing and having a great time but also ready to complete the task. The looks on their faces NHP Apps from page 1

Medical Homeport Team, order prescription refills through TRICARE Online and more. “All of our apps were designed to give our beneficiaries a tool to help them manage their health care,” said Padden. “Whether enrolled to the hospital or one of the branch clinics, the apps are a convenient re-

in North Africa during World War II; Marine Cpl. Clellie Whited Jr., who was killed during landing operations on Okinawa, Japan, during World War II; and Sailors Lt. j.g. John Fezler and Lt. j.g. Alvin Vetter, who were killed during operations in the South Pacific and on D-Day during World War II respectively. Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics of the Marine Corps, Lt. Gen. William Faulkner, was the featured speaker for the ceremony. “EOD technicians don’t have the luxury to turn down a mission or pass the task to someone else,” said Faulkner. “There is no more challenging and courageous occupational field across all of our services than that of the EOD technician.” During the memorial ceremony, NavScolEOD’s service detachment commanders and senior enlisted members placed a wreath next to their respective service’s plaque on the EOD Memorial while a fellow service member read the names of their fallen EOD heroes aloud, concluding with the phrase “We remember.” Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Michelle Howard, presented a flag (previously flown over the EOD Me-

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Blue Angels announce new commanding officer ... The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, announced the commanding officer for the 2016 and 2017 seasons at a press conference at the National Naval Aviation Museum onboard NAS Pensacola, May 4. A selection panel comprised of 10 admirals and former commanding officers selected Cmdr. Ryan Bernacchi to succeed Capt. Tom Frosch. “We prioritized selecting an officer who is an outstanding example of the pride and professionalism of the Navy and Marine Corps,” said Rear Adm. Roy Kelley, chief of Naval Air Training. “Cmdr. Bernacchi has a proven record of excellence and will be both a strong flight leader and commanding officer for the 2016 team.” Applicants are required to have a minimum of 3,000 flight hours and be in current command or have had past command of a tactical jet squadron. Bernacchi, a native of Los Altos, Calif. joins the Blue Angels after serving as the Federal Executive Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston. His previous assignments include five squadrons, where he flew the F/A-18 Hornet and deployed in support of operations Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. For more information, visit www.blueangels.navy.mil. Blue Angels photo

were priceless when they discovered just how much alcohol was in the drinks at local bars. Everyone seemed to love the teal ribbons they received as a reward for accomplishing the task and wore them with pride as they moved on to the next station.” Capt.Alan Dean, Commanding Officer of NATTC, designated April 24 as a nontraining day to ensure that as many students as possible would be able to participate in the race. “This year’s turnout was absolutely amazing,” Dean said, “I always look forward to seeing the creative ways they come up with to ensure awareness of sexual assault and its corrosive effects on our military members and our readiness. It's an all hands job to reduce the threat of sex-

source for health care information.” The apps also include links to the interactive customer service (ICE) website where beneficiaries can leave comments about their experience and access to the Nurse Advice Line. The Nurse Advice Line is a live nurse 24 hours a day who can assist TRICARE beneficiaries with health care questions or

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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,

ual violence and provide a safe environment for our military members at all levels.” Ballensinger credits the success of the race to the SAPR victim advocates who led the planning efforts. “This event would not be possible without the hard work of our victim advocates at NATTC,” she said. “Every year we are amazed by the comradery and teamwork displayed by this motivated group of individuals. Not only do they serve year round, both for the installation and their command, but they demonstrate a great deal of additional commitment to their chosen collateral duties of advocacy during this particular event. We cannot thank them enough for an outstanding job.”

concerns. The apps continue to evolve and more information is added to them that are relevant to beneficiaries. With April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a Safe Helpline link was added to all of the apps. The Department of Defense’s Safe Helpline is a crisis support service for members of the DoD community affected by sexual

morial) to each of the families of the two Sailors, Faulkner presented a flag to the family of the fallen Marine, and Army Brig. Gen. J.B. presented a flag to each of the families of the Soldiers. According to Commanding Officer of NavScolEOD, Capt. William Noel, “We remember” signifies the very essence and ethos of EOD technicians to never forget the extraordinary efforts and sacrifices of our EOD brothers and sisters who made the ultimate sacrifice. “The EOD Memorial stands as an amazing monument to the honor, courage, and commitment exemplified by EOD technicians from the joint services as they performed the EOD mission,” Noel said. “EOD technicians of all services make a solemn promise when we enter the EOD community that we will never forget. We will never forget those heroes who have gone before us, their bravery, courage, and their ultimate sacrifice,” said Noel. “New EOD technicians who graduate each week at this school in front of this memorial share this promise and vow to carry on this charge throughout their careers and years to come. To the legacy and honoree families: we will never forget.” The EOD Memorial honors the 314 EOD

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


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technicians who have died in the line of duty since 1942; 130 of those since Sept. 11, 2001. Staff members from all four services at NavScolEOD, as well as members of the EOD Warrior Foundation, coordinated and executed preparations for the ceremony. The EOD Memorial Foundation, established in 1969, merged with the Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation in March 2013 to serve and support the joint service EOD community. “The EOD Memorial guarantees our fallen EOD warriors who have made the ultimate sacrifice are never forgotten,” said Nicole Motsek, executive director of the EOD Warrior Foundation. “The Soldiers, Sailors, and Marine added today, and the 306 before them, are heroes and it is an honor and privilege to preserve their legacy and continue to provide support to their families.” The EOD badge and its three levels (basic, senior and master) became the standard for all services in the 1950s. To this day, the EOD badge remains the only badge in the military identical for all branches of service. NavScolEOD, located on Eglin Air Force Base, provides high-risk, specialized, basic and advanced EOD training to U.S. and partner nation military and selected U.S. government personnel each year.

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Military Spouse Appreciation Day is a real holiday By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist


he calendar is full of obscure national holidays. For example during one recent week, we were encouraged to celebrate National Chocolate Parfait Day, Beer Pong Day, Scurvy Awareness Day and National Lump Rug Day. In April, we were afforded the opportunity to recognize Ex Spouse Day, National High Five Day, Bat Appreciation Day and National Cheeseball Day. And in June, we will gear up for World Jugglers’ Day, Hug Your Cat Day and Waffle Iron Day. And nestled in there – among all those weird holidays praising Paul Bunyan, Peach Blossoms and Ear Muffs – on the Friday before Mother’s Day, is Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Is Military Spouse Appreciation Day a real holiday? Or is it just another unsung observance like Extraterrestrial Abductions Day and Tell a Fairy Tale Day? According to Jacob Stein of the Congressional Research Service, there are only “11

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permanent federal holidays established by law … New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, Inauguration Day (every four years following a presidential election), George Washington’s Birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.” The vast majority of “National Holidays” such as Grandparents’ Day, Squirrel Appreciation Day and even Halloween are not established by an act of congress, but rather, are the result of widely recognized tradition, brilliant corporate marketing campaigns, or a bunch of goofy college students who are good at social media. However, there are a some

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. special days of the year that, although they are not deemed to be federal holidays, they have so much national significance that the President of the United States issues an annual

proclamation calling upon the public to honor the cause, event or individual. Military Spouse Appreciation Day is one of those significant public observances. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan established Military Spouse Appreciation Day by Proclamation 5184, recognizing the countless sacrifices and unselfish contributions made by Military Spouses since the days of the Continental Army: “(Military spouses) subordinated their personal and professional aspirations to the greater benefit of the service family. Responding to the call of duty, they frequently endured long periods of separation or left familiar surroundings and friends to reestablish their homes in distant places. And there they became American ambassadors abroad. As volunteers, military spouses have provided exemplary service and leadership in educational, community, recreational, religious, social and cultural endeavors. And as parents and homemakers, they preserve the cornerstone of our nation’s strength – the American family.” Thirty years later, military spouses continue to support their husbands, wives, families

and country, despite facing serious career obstacles and family hardships because of their unpredictable, mobile military lifestyle. Why don’t we recognize accountant spouses, engineer spouses or chef spouses in the same way as military spouses? Because being a military spouse is not just a description based upon a husband or wife’s job – it’s a lifestyle commitment that requires a sense of duty, honor and patriotism. Especially now, it’s crucial that the public shows its appreciation for our all-volunteer military force, along with the family members at home. Like their husbands and wives, military spouses need to know that their sacrifices are worth it. This year, Military Spouse Appreciation Day is today, May 8. So during a week that also celebrates Star Wars Day (May 4), Ferret Day (May 5), and Lost Sock Memorial Day (May 9), don’t forget to carve out a little time on your busy calendar to recognize a truly important national holiday. Today, May 8, commemorate Military Spouse Appreciation Day by acknowledging that, not only is it a real holiday, it’s really important.

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Profiles In Recognition of NAS Pensacola Servicemembers IS3 Jessica M. Barker: Navy Information Operations Command Pensacola (NIOC). Barker is the leading intelligence specialist at NIOC. She is a command Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Victim Advocate and devotes off-duty hours volunteering at NASP’s USO and IS3 Jessica Barker for the drug education for youth program. Her initiative along with consistent exemplary performance in her job coupled with her community involvement resulted in Barker’s nomination for Blue Jacket Sailor of the Quarter.

ABH3 Michael Cherry: Cherry joined the Navy Oct. 28, 2008, and went to boot camp in Great Lakes, Ill. Cherry was first stationed on the USS Wasp (LHD 1) in 2009. Onboard Wasp Cherry was in charge of the ground support equipment and completed more than 1,200 aircraft ABH3 Michael movements. Cherry also Cherry played a key role during the joint strike fighter test trials as the primary aircraft mover. At NASP, Cherry works at Sherman Field’s Arresting Gear Division.

ITSN Kaydee Dennis: Junior Sailor of the Quarter. Dennis accepted several responsibilities including the chapel’s logistics, by organizing the chapel supply inventory and establishing an efficient system for maintaining adequate supplies. She volunteered for the responsibility of transportaITSN Kaydee tion petty officer. Dennis Dennis worked alongside the chaplain’s religious enrichment development operation coordinator to design, format, and distribute printed materials. She received a letter of appreciation.

ABE1 Jonathan Dicola: Naval Aviation Technical Training Center, mid-grade Instructor of the Quarter. DiCola is the leading petty officer and command pass coordinator for the Aviation Professional Apprenticeship Career Track Division. He volunteers his off duty ABE1 Jonathan time as an assistant scout Dicola master with a local Boy Scout troop and at sporting events within the community. He demonstrates exemplary professionalism and extraordinary leadership qualities in his job.

ABE3 Olivia Fike: Fike was transferred to Naval Air Technical Training Command for Aviation Boatswains Mate Equipment “A” school in 2013. Upon graduation of “A” school, Fike was stationed at NASP’s Sherman Field, advancing to petty officer third class ABE3 Olivia Fike in 2014. She works in Sherman Field’s Arresting Gear Division to maintain the proper operation of essential equipment for use in the event of an emergency landing of Navy aircraft.

RPSN Braelen Gasser: NASP Chapel, Junior Sailor of the Quarter. Gasser oversaw the set up and breakdown of 67 liturgical services, wedding ceremonies and funerals. He has assisted with CREDO programs, providing certificates for those attending the RPSN Braelen safeTALK class. He has Gasser assisted in the balancing of the Religious Offering Fund (ROF) ledger for NAS Pensacola. Gasser has supplied, transported, and provided logistical support for Holy Week.

Navy athletes selected to participate in the 2015 DoD Warrior Games By Patty Babb Navy Installations Command Public Affairs

WASHINGTON (NNS) – Forty seriously wounded, ill and injured athletes have been selected to represent the Navy during the 2015 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games June 19-28 in Quantico, Va. Navy Wounded Warrior (NWW) – Safe Harbor is the Navy and Coast Guard’s wounded warrior support program. Each of the Team Navy athletes is enrolled in the program, which has provided them with non-medical care and connected their families and caregivers to resources and support. NWW also links enrollees to adaptive sports opportunities, including the annual DoD Warrior Games. “This year’s Team Navy ros-

ter includes wounded warrior athletes in various stages of recovery, who face a wide range of life-altering medical conditions,” said NWW Director Capt. Brent Breining. “Although each has a different situation, they are united by a common purpose: to honor their military family, as well as their own families and friends, by competing to the very best of their abilities.” The athletes’ skills were evaluated last month during the Wounded Warrior Pacific Trials, which brought together nearly 70 wounded warriors at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii. The roster was assembled after careful consultation with Team Navy’s experienced coaching staff. (The complete roster is available at http://www. navy. mil/ submit/ display. asp?story_id= 86606.)

NCC Ching Dressel participates in the 2014 Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Photo by MC2 Sean Furey

Team Navy brings together active-duty and retired Sailors and Coast Guardsmen from around the country, both from enlisted and officer communities. During the DoD Warrior Games they will compete in archery, cycling, shooting, sit-

ting volleyball, swimming, track and field and wheelchair basketball. This year also brings a new exhibition sport, wheelchair rugby. Team Navy will compete against teams from the other services and from U.S. Special Operations

Command and Great Britain. The athletes will come together for the first time as a team at a training camp in May at Naval Base Ventura County in California. NWW is one of more than 50 quality of life programs for which the Navy's shore enterprise is responsible. Supporting the Fleet, Fighter and Family, Navy Installations Command is comprised of more than 50,000 Sailors and civilian employees located at 70 installations under 11 regions worldwide. To learn more about NWW, the DoD Warrior Games and adaptive athletics, visit http://safeharbor.navylive.dodli ve.mil; call 855-NAVY WWP (628-9997) or email navywoundedwarrior@navy.mil. For more information about Navy shore installations, visit www.cnic.navy.mil .



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Navy training Virtual Desktop Installations mark 3,000 milestone By Ens. Jason Buckley Naval Education and Training Command Public Affairs


aval Education and Training Command (NETC) has hit a milestone in their upgrades of electronic classrooms throughout the Navy’s training domain. On April 16, the 3,000th virtual desktop was established at the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) in Oceana, Va. The NETC Virtual Desktop Initiative (VDI) was started in 2012 and is deploying new computer systems to more than 23,000 desktop computers in 2,500 classrooms throughout the NETC domain. According to the NETC information technology team, the VDI systems give instructors and students better technology and flexibility in the classroom, which in time will allow them to teach the curriculum at virtually any NETC learning site. “Users log on, and it knows who they are and can provide the proper content,” said Bruce Bare, NETC Information Technology Business Operations department head. The biggest selling points, he says, are flexibility, minimal change to current user experience, and improved security posture. A student can log into the system from any classroom to the appropriate server and see the appropriate training materials. “The VDI capability allows CNATT to explore even more innovative ways to support the fleet,” said Capt. Katherine Erb, commanding officer of CNATT headquarters. “No longer will many of our courses be tethered to a specific physical location.” Additionally, an enterprise support team

will change or update the operating system, where only the master image receives the updates, then replicates across the system instead of the site technician(s) manually working on potentially hundreds of computers at a learning site. This reduces downtime for computers and increases the efficiency of technicians responsible for maintaining sites. “We don’t need someone to go around and touch individual machines anymore,” Bare said. “We need fewer information technicians, but they need to have higher

skills.” Maintenance at the training site generally focuses on hardware, meaning technicians are still necessary onsite. Meanwhile, programming and system management moves to one of three planned service centers, which require additional talent. First implemented at the CNATTU on board Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi, VDI represents a seamless integration in the way content is delivered. Students and instructors use zero clients, basically a monitor, keyboard, and mouse, to access a virtual machine on a server in a secure facility on the base. The zero client stores no operating system or software. The virtual machines stay active yet secure when the user removes their CAC card, allowing them to access their image from any other zero client. Once the user logs off, the virtual instance ends allowing for a pristine image the next time the user logs on. Most importantly, according to Bare, they’re flexible, allowing users to access the same courseware even when using dif-

Students at Center for Naval Air Technical Training Center Unit (CNATTU) Keesler in Gulfport, Miss., were the first in the Naval Education and Training Command domain to benefit from desktop virtualization. Desktop virtualization provides multiple student and instructor workstations from a centralized server environment, which eliminates physical workstations residing in an electronic classroom. U.S Navy photo

ferent zero clients or classrooms. This flexibility ensures that training is not bogged down by maintenance or technical problems in one classroom. By the end of the fiscal year, the VDI team expects to have eight more learning sites running on the new solution, joining the 13 that are already virtualized. “The ability to streamline IT investments in the long term is very important,” Bare said, noting that funding is always a challenge. Bare estimates completion of the unclassified VDI transition by the end of 2017. “Typically when we go into a site, we have a goal of virtualizing 80 percent of what’s there,” Bare said. “We’ve been able to exceed that goal quite well by virtualizing over 90 percent.” Some content, like large databases, don’t transfer over to the new system, so the engineers working on VDI have been taking what they can over to the new system and will readdress that content once the transition is complete. The CNATT Detachment at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field completed its transition to VDI in March, according to Lt. James Bailey, who is the director of Aviation Maintenance Officer training and also an instructor. The installation began in January and took about two and a half months. “There’s really no difference in the way that I teach,” said Bailey. Bailey is currently teaching his ninth class, each had between 20 and 25 students, and his first using VDI. Having done most of his training on traditional desktops, he appreciates the teamwork that helped implement this new system. “The VDI team support personnel have been actively engaged with us. When we had questions or weren’t sure of things, they wanted to make sure we had the best possible product,” Bailey said. “They’ve been very open to our suggestions and feedback.”



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NASWF selects Sailors of the Quarter By Ens. Margaret Gresham NASWF Public Affairs

Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) recently announced the 2015 Sailor of the Quarter, Junior Sailor of the Quarter and Blue Jacket of the Quarter. The selection of quarterly awards was taken from a group of hardworking, driven, and standout Sailors who were leadershipnominated representatives of the air station’s air traffic control, crash and security divisions. AB1 David Hernandez, AC2 Alexandria Coy and AC3 Daniel Adams were the three Sailors chosen for the Sailor of the Quarter (SoQ), Junior SoQ and Blue Jacket of the Quarter awards. Hernandez earned SoQ for his outstanding efforts this quarter. His performance in professional and collateral capacities was singular among his peers. Hernandez served as the lead petty officer of the E28 Division. He created a winning team of ABEs and ensured (NOLF) Choctaw’s aviation capabilities were maintained daily. Hernandez led his team in performing four significant projects this quarter. Hosted two NAAIR CAPSU equipment specialists representatives and spent 40 hours tearing down, assembling and reconfiguring four arresting gear engines and clutches. He led a team that performed setup maintenance leading to the successful recertification of the Improved Fresnel Lens Optical Landing System by NavAir. (He) processed eight cooling system tank assemblies and designed equipment layout plans for outfitting the mobile maintenance support vehicle. Hernandez has also performed flawlessly as the command’s volunteer coordinator. He has built a strong professional relationship between NAS Whiting Field and 22 volunteer organizations in the cities of Pensacola, Navarre and Milton. He coordinated and recruited five Sailors to assist a needy family move household goods to a new residence.

AB1 David Hernandez

AC2 Alexandria Coy

AC3 Daniel Adams

Additionally he also coordinated and participated in the 24th Bay Area Food Bank’s Defeat Hunger Bowl, with his efforts resulting in raising enough money to provide more than 2,000 meals to needy families. Other events included organizing and participating in the CPO365’s Adopt-AHighway clean up event, where 20 volunteers picked up trash on Highway 87 in Milton. Lastly, he organized and participated in 13 community service events through Pensacola, Navarre, Pace and Milton, resulting in 1,833 volunteer hours and is active as volunteer coordinator for NASWF’s First Class Petty Officer Association. “My main focus has been to continuously build strong relations between NAS Whiting Field and the surround communities,” Hernandez shared. “Sailors already sacrifice so much but it is important that our surrounding humanitarian organizations, families and communities know we will still be there to help them in their time of need.” “Petty Officer Hernandez is an extraordinary lead petty officer who maintains the highest standards and gets the most out of his Sailors,” stated NASWF Operations Officer Cmdr. Eric Seib. “Thanks to his intrusive leadership, the E-28 arresting gear division accomplished critical milestones by refurbishing four arresting gear motors this quarter. Regardless of the complexity or magnitude of the task at hand Hernandez can be relied upon to

ensure it is completed expeditiously, and efficiently.” Coy was chosen for Junior SoQ, and is regarded as the “goto” Sailor in the Air Traffic Control (ATC) Division. Coy is a confident and intelligent professional whose tenacious work ethic and dedication to excel made her stand out among her peers. Coy received her qualification as a South Tower local controller and designation as Team Two’s assistant training petty officer. Her leadership was critical to the flawless execution of 24,000 mishap-free flight operations and 1,200 ground controlled approaches in direct support of Training Air Wing 5 mission of training military aviators. Coy demonstrated leadership as the assistant training petty officer; her team achieved more than 800 hours of professional and military training resulting in six qualifications and two supervisor designators. She is a valuable command asset and a team player. In addition to her normal duties, she is fully engaged in the procedures evaluation board, the NASWF Junior Enlisted Association, and NASWF Diversity Committee programs. As a procedures evaluation board member, she assisted with the review of nine ATC instructions and implemented numerous changes, improving aviation safety while ensuring compliance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations.

As an active member of the diversity committee and junior enlisted association member, she assisted with organizing and participating in the command’s Black History Month observance luncheon. Coy volunteered more than 60 off-duty hours as a den leader for Cub Scout Pack 408. Her mentoring and leadership skills led to the advancement of seven cub scouts to the rank of bobcat and achievement of seven activity badges and 42 individual awards. She personally coordinated and led 12 meetings and field trips to historical and educational locations around the area. She also dedicated 18 hours as an assistant coach and team mother in support of a baseball team in Jay’s Recreation Baseball League. “Petty Officer Coy is an outstanding Sailor and air traffic controller,” Seib said. “She exhibits the finest qualities of leadership, military bearing, and versatility. AC2 Coy’s maturity, leadership, and enthusiasm are an example for all to emulate. She is a poised, dynamic leader.” Adams was selected as NAS Whiting Fields Bluejacket of the Quarter. He is an outstanding petty officer who consistently maintains the highest standards. His performance as a special category facility watch supervisor and procedures evaluation board member demonstrates his indepth knowledge of ATC procedures and operations. Adams demonstrated leadership by being a meticulous assis-

tant training petty officer; he oversaw the weekly training plan, maintained 10 NATOPS training jackets, and documented more than 1,200 hours of in-rate and general military training. This yielded 11 professional qualifications and two supervisor designations. As a special category facility watch supervisor, he led five personnel in the processing of 45,000 flight plans and flight notification messages. While serving as the procedures evaluation board secretary, he assisted with identifying and implementing nine revisions to ATC manuals, ensuring compliance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations and improving aviation safety. As assistant command fitness leader, he motivated 25 FEP personnel, ultimately enhancing their physical fitness, well-being, and quality of life. He is an active member of the Coalition of Sailors against Destructive Decisions. He assisted with the coordination and facilitation of a basewide basketball tournament and bake sale, raising funds for the coalition and creating a greater awareness for risks associated with underage drinking. Adams has displayed dedication and commitment to his education; he earned a bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in philosophy through the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He has completed two Navy Knowledge Online (NKO) and three Air Safety Institute courses via the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Adams has also participated in various community affairs. He spent 11 off-duty hours assisting the Relay for Life Foundation, organizing a race to raise awareness and combat cancer. “Petty Officer Adams is an exceptionally talented and topnotch performer who has earned the respect of his seniors, peers, and subordinates,” Seib said. “His exceptional reliability and team spirit in any tasking has proven him to be a valuable asset to Naval Air Station Whiting Field.”

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Leave food donations by mailbox

Escambia and Santa Rosa county letter carriers are joining forces May 9 to help Stamp Out Hunger in the local community. Residents are encouraged to leave a sturdy bag of non-perishable foods, such as canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, rice or cereal next to their mailbox. The donations will be collected and distributed to local food banks. For more information, go to www.helpstamp outhunger.com.

‘Momologues’ performances scheduled

Performances of the Pensacola Little Theatre Studio 400 Production of “Momologues 2: Off to School” are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. May 8-9 at the M.C. Blanchard Courtroom Theatre. Ticket prices are $10 for general admission and $17 for café seating. For more information, call the PLT Box Office at 432-2042 or go to pensacolalittletheatre.com.

Sunset Run scheduled for May 9

The 32nd annual St. John School Sunset Run is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, May 9. The certified USATF 5K course runs through the Navy Point community along the shoreline of Bayou Grande, with the start and finish at St. John School, 325 South Navy Blvd. The course is classified as fast and flat. The first 1,000 registrants will receive a moisture wick race 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”), www.stjohnpensacola.com. For more information, call 456-5218.

Chorus production celebrates 25 years

The Pensacola Children’s Chorus will celebrate its 25th season as it presents the annual “Showtime” production at 7:30 p.m. May 8-9 and 2:30 p.m. May10 at Pensacola Saenger Theatre. The 280 member chorus will perform a variety of music including a medley of memorable moments from the last 25 years. Tickets are on sale at Saenger Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets. Prices are: $42, $36 and $26. For more information, call 434-7760 or go to www.pensacolachildrenschorus.com.

Moms, daughters can share special day

To celebrate Mother’s Day weekend, Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola is inviting mothers and daughters (ages 9 to 12) to a free day of wellness, pampering and fun from 10 a.m. to noon tomorrow, May 9, in the Greenhut Auditorium at Sacred Heart Hospital, 5151 North Ninth Ave. The Mother-Daughter Wellness Day will offer free screenings, pampering stations and Educational seminars. Guests should use the front entrance off Ninth Avenue. Continental breakfast will be provided. Space is limited, and reservations are required. For registration or more information, call 416-1600.

KidsFest scheduled at Sam’s Fun City

The Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart will benefit from funds raised during KidsFest, a celebration for children, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 9 at Sam’s Fun City. Tickets are $20 in advance, or $30 on the day of the event. Each ticket allows for unlimited use of go-karts, mini-golf, laser tag, play zones, the water park and other entertainment options. In addition, families will have the opportunity to meet the Children’s Hospital neonatal critical care transport team and tour the new Neonatal Critical Care Transport Unit. For more information, contact Sacred Heart Foundation at 416-4660.

CREDO enrichment retreats planned

Three retreats are being offered in Pensacola by the Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast: • June 26-28: Personal Resiliency Retreat is designed to foster personal growth and empower a better state of positive self-regard using proven resiliency skills. • July 24-26: Family Enrichment Retreat is designed to help military families increase positive functioning by strengthening individual and family resiliency. Your family will learn family wellnesslife skills through interactive exercises, creative activities and group discussion. • Aug. 21-23: Marriage Enrichment Retreat can assist married couples in developing and strengthening a healthy marriage. Active-duty and family members are eligible for retreats (including reservists in an active status). Marriage and family retreat participant couples must be legally married when registering. All of the retreats start at 7 p.m. Friday and end around noon Sunday at Hampton Inn Pensacola Airport, 2187 Airport Blvd. The retreats are free. All

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Guy Harvey exhibit opening May 9 The Pensacola Museum of Art will feature “The Lure of the Ocean: Original Works by Guy Harvey,” May 9 to Aug. 9. The exhibition will also feature a Guy Harvey-themed photo booth and Mote Marine Laboratory hands-on learning components. A reception is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. May 15. A book signing is scheduled for noon to 2 p.m. May 16. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for children 11 and younger, active-duty military, seniors and museum members. For more information, call 432-6247 or go to www.pensacolamuseum.org. lodging and meal expenses are paid. Transportation is not provided. To register, contact the NAS Pensacola Chapel at 452-2341, ext. 5, or e-mail tony.bradford.ctr@ navy.mil.

Modelfest coming to UWF May 16

The Pensacola chapter of the International Plastic Modelers Society will present the 2015 Blue Angel Modelfest from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 16 at the University of West Florida Conference Center. Entry fees for contestants are $20 for adults, and $10 for youth ages 17 and younger. The public is welcome. General admission is $5 per person. Admission is free for children younger than 12. For more information, contact Kim Sheldon at 479-2629, e-mail ksheldon@bellsouth.net or go to www.pensacolamodeleersipms.com.

ROWWA members to meet May 14 The Retired Officers’ Wives and Widows Association (ROWWA) will meet at 11 a.m. May 14 at the sailing Center at the Pensacola Yatch Club, 1897 Cypress St. Officers for 2015-16 will be installed. Casual attire is encouraged. After the May meeting, ROWWA members will not meet again until Sept. 10. For luncheon reservations, call Mary Chase at 995-4466. For membership information, contact Molly Werner at 292-9756.

Purple Heart group to meet May 16

Members of the Sharon Lane Chapter 566 Pensacola Military Order of the Purple Hearts are scheduled to meet at 11 a.m. May 16 at 301 East Gadsden St. All Purple Heart recipients, their spouses and lineal descendants are welcome. The Ladies Auxiliary will serve food following the meeting. For more information, call Zina Steinsiek at 994-6216.

Beach drama being presented in Pace

The Panhandle Community Theatre, 4646 Woodbine Road in Pace, is presenting “Beached Wails” at 7:30 p.m. May 14-16 and May 21-23 and 2:30 p.m. May 17 and May 24. The drama is about the Harmon sisters who take a summer trip to Gulf Shores, Ala. Tensions rise after a hurricane hits and the sisters confront old wounds, secret desires and new heartbreaks. They are forced to communicate with each other through an interesting visitor who attempts to referee it all. Seating is limited. Tickets are $12; seats are $9 for May 14 and May 21 shows. For more information, call (850) 221-7599, email panhandle_community_theatre@yahoo.com or go to TheatreQuest.weebly.com.

Rodney Carrington coming to Saenger

Country musician and comedian Rodney Carrington will bring his “Here Comes the Truth” tour to the Pensacola Saenger Theatre at 7 p.m. May 15. Tickets are $45.75 ($180.75 for VIP seating and a meet and greet with Carrington) plus applicable service charges. Tickets are on sale at the box office and can be charged by phone at 1 (800) 745-3000 or at ticketmaster.com.

Sign up for classes at Embry Riddle

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide Pensacola campus is now registering for the summer term classes through June 6. Late registration and add/drop a course for a full refund will be May 31-June 6. Classes begin May 31. The campus is open to active-duty military, veterans and civilians. Civilians will require background screening and a base pass. Classes are held in the Navy College Center, online, through virtual

learning and in a blended learning format. Office hours aboard NAS Pensacola are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday in the Navy College Center, Bldg. 634, Suite 033, 250 Chambers Ave. NAS Whiting Field office hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday in Bldg. 1417, Room 163. For more information, call 458-1098, e-mail pensacola@erau.edu, or go to www.worldwide.erau. edu/locations/pensacola.

NEX plans family fitness carnival

The Navy Exchange (NEX) Pensacola Mall, 5600 Highway 98 West, has scheduled its semi-annual customer appreciation event, “A Better You” family fitness carnival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 16. MWR fitness representatives will be offering free “live” class opportunities for all ages. Classes will include Zumba, yoga, kickboxing, spinning and rowing competitions. In addition, the event will feature carnival-like activities for the entire family. Visitors can register to win opportunities including face painting, balloon pop, dunk tank, strong-arm hammer and bouncy house as well as unlimited fitness and product demonstrations. For more information, call 458-8258.

Reimagine Century event announced

A variety of activities for adults and children will be offered during Reimagine Century, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 16 at the Old Century High School, 440 East Hecker Road. For more information, call (850) 454-5280 or go to www.reimagineworldwide.org.

Event to focus on Hiring Our Heroes

A Hiring Our Heroes fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 21 at Pensacola State College Ross Gymnasium, 1000 College Blvd. The event is for veterans, active-duty military members, guard and reserve members and military spouses. Admission is free. A workshop for job seekers that will focus on resume writing, military skill translation and interviewing will start at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call (202) 463-5807 or email hiringourheroes@uschamber.com. Registration information can be fund at www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/pensacola-hiring-fair.

Menswear company announces move

Tien Son Custom Tailored Suits, a menswear manufacturing and retail business, has relocated its headquarters from Evansville, Ind., to Pensacola. The owners are Lan Land and her husband, Cody Land, who is active-duty military. The concierge custom clothing company provides free inhome and inoffice consultations to professionals. A master tailor can give style advice. During May the company is offering special pricing and package deals for all of new customers in Pensacola and Mobile, Ala., and the surrounding area. Appointments can be made online or by phone. For more information, call 696-7765, e-mail info@TScustomsuits.com or go to www.TScustomsuits.com.

Auditions scheduled for PLT shows

Pensacola Little Theatre (PLT) has scheduled auditions for the following summer shows: • “Pippi Longstocking”: Auditions 6:30 p.m. May 11-12. Performances July 10-12 and July 17-19. • “Treasure Island”: Auditions 6:30 p.m. June 12. Performances Aug. 7-9 and Aug. 13-16. Pensacola Little Theatre is located inside the Pensacola Cultural Center at 400 South Jefferson St. For more information, call 432-2042 or go to PensacolaLittleTheatre.com/get-involved/auditions.

VA plans Walk and Roll event May 20

The Department of Veterans Affairs Joint Ambulatory Care Center will serve as the venue for a twosession VA2K Walk and Roll event May 20 to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless veterans with donated items. The event is free and open to the public. The first sessions will be 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and the second session will be 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the rear of the Pensacola Joint Ambulatory Care Center (JACC), 790 Veterans Way, off Highway 98 West. In the event of inclement weather, the VA2K will be canceled. Pre-registration is not required. The Pensacola VA2K event is one of approximately 170 VA2K events taking place May 20 at VA facilities across the country. In conjunction with the event, the VA will accept voluntary donations for existing programs for homeless veterans. Ideal donation items are as follows: bus passes, batteries/flashlights, socks, T-shirts, small containers of laundry detergent, instant coffee, portable nonperishable food items, blankets and bug spray. The event is open to people of all fitness levels. For more information, contact the Pensacola VA2K Coordinator Jill Amos at 912-2090 or by e-mail at Jill.Amos@va.gov.

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Navy officer group with more than 200 years combined service retires;



OneBlood honors local service members during Military Appreciation Month

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From Betty Roberts Betty.roberts@oneblood.org

National Military Appreciation Month started as a simple idea; to gather America around its military family to honor, remember, recognize and appreciate those who serve and have served. Legislated twice, this idea continues to evolve, experiencing increased national attention and recognition. Profiles of NAS Pensacola service members will be featured throughout the month in Gosport; see this issue’s page A4.

May is National Military Appreciation Month and OneBlood, a local blood center, is honoring military service members and their families. Throughout the month OneBlood is recognizing local military and employees who have proudly served the country by showcasing their stories on OneBlood’s website (http://www. one blood. org/stories/ Genre/ Featured-Story/ 203967- national-military- appreciation- month.stml.) Mike Miller, a retired Air Force veteran, serves as a Blood Drive Chair at Eglin Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach. He is one example of a blood donor and someone who recruits other people to donate blood. Every month Miller “walks the walk” by donating platelets, a lifesaving blood component that sustains the lives of cancer patients. Miller’s story is online as well at http://www. oneblood.org/stories/ Genre/Featured-Story/203946-mikes-story.stml. Pensacola’s Joseph Denmon, a retired veteran, grew up in a military family, with both his father and grandfather serving in the armed services. After 20 years in the Air Force, Denmon recalls receiving blood transfusions. “When you think about it, blood is needed by little babies, the elderly and even you might need it,” he said. Denmon worked to help develop Veteran’s Memorial Park in Pensacola and works at Escambia Westgate, a school for special needs. See Denmon’s video story by visiting http://www. oneblood. org/ stories/ Genre/ Featured-Story/ 203956josephs-story.stml. Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion. Blood that is donated today will likely be transfused into a patient within two to three days. The turnaround is that fast, the need is constant. Generally healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood. All donors receive a wellness checkup including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening. For more information, locations and hours of all OneBlood donor centers and “Big Red Buses,” visit http://www.oneblood.org or call 4733853.

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The first legislation (S.Res 33) began in 1999 by the United States Senate designating May as National Military Appreciation Month. With the support and sponsorship of U.S. Sen. John McCain and U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, along with more than 50 veteran service organizations, this legislation states to service members an entire month is set aside to honor, remember and appreciate their patriotism and dedication from their families. In April 2004, more comprehensive legislation was passed by unanimous consent of both houses of Congress as H. Con. Res. 328, which solidified May as National Military Appreciation Month. It also reminds the president of the United States to issue annual proclamations calling Americans to recognize this special month through appropriate ceremonies










ing educators to develop lesson plans that will highlight the history of each military branch. As many holidays have become marketing avenues to distract focus on its original purpose, May reminds everyone of the sacrifices and the history Americans have been privileged to participate in throughout the past 237 years. Due to military deployments worldwide protecting national interests, Americans are asked to serve. And employers are asked to accommodate these lengthy absences adding demands on the employees. The military’s members represents the highest caliber of professionalism and patriotism and are asked to willingly risk their lives on a moment’s notice. In May, the nation recognizes their contributions and the sacrifices of their families.

Help the Blue Wahoos and Whataburger support USO Donated items will be accepted at all home games in May From Maryjane Gardner Pensacola Blue Wahoos Media and Public Relations Manager

For Military Appreciation Month, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos and Whataburger are teaming up for a second year to collect donations for USO Northwest Florida. Donations will be collected during the Blue Wahoos’ home games during the month of May. The USO will deliver the items directly to the troops currently serving the United States. Fans who donate during the drive will receive a coupon for a free Whataburger. Donations can be dropped off at the entry gates.

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and events. The military continues to play a major role in the development of the United States chronicled through history of unbending honor, dedication to duty and genuine love of country. Alarming to some is that younger generations sometimes distance themselves or lack awareness of the service given by Americans. Schools seem to rarely teach crucial military events, causing youth to lose connection with American history. Names and phrases such as Pearl Harbor, San Juan Hill, the Civil War, the Continental Army, the 38th parallel, the Berlin airlift, the Tet offensive and Normandy continue to lose their significance within the general American population. Because of this, American Military History Month has been combined into May’s Military Appreciation Month, encourag-








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The Blue Wahoos, Whataburger and the USO are asking for specific items during each homestand. The dates and requested items are as follows: May 5-9 vs. Tennessee Smokies: Individually wrapped salty and sweet snacks such as pretzels, cookies, peanut butter crackers, etc. May 16-20 vs. Mississippi Braves: Single-serve microwavable snacks such as mac and cheese, ramen noodles, ravioli, etc. May 21-25 vs. Jackson Generals: Center supplies such as copy paper, dish soap, batteries, paper towels, etc. All home games: Bottled water.

Jokes & Groaners Military wisdom “A good battle plan that you act on today can be better than a perfect one tomorrow.” – Gen. George S. Patton. “Cluster bombing from B-52s is very, very accurate. The bombs always hit the ground.” – Air Force, anonymous. “If it’s stupid but works, it isn’t stupid.” – Anonymous. “Only the dead have seen the end of the war.” – Plato “The difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer.” – Motto of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during World War II, according to The Home Book of American Quotations. “The easy way is always mined.” Anonymous. “Those who beat their swords into plowshares will plow for those who don’t.” – Anonymous. “Try to look unimportant; they may be low on ammo.” – Infantry Journal. “Coffee tastes better if the latrines are dug downstream from an encampment.” – U.S. Army Field Regulations, 1861.




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Retirement for group of Navy officers with more than 200 years career service From Lisa A. Fox Special to Gosport


n April 11, six U.S. naval officers retired in a ceremony held at the National Naval Aviation Museum onboard NAS Pensacola. Collectively, these officer represented more than 200 years of military service. The ceremony was held in conjunction with a reunion of the Patrol Squadron Nine Four (VP-94) “Crawfishers,” the unit where all of the retirees last served together. Retired Navy Capt. Thomas “Hutch” Hutchinson III was guest of honor. After earning their wings in 198586, Capt. Christopher Fox, Capt. Robert Herrington, Capt. Jeff Johnson, Capt. Ray Torp, Cmdr. Scott Thomson and Capt. Jim Vitton reported to NAS Moffett Field in California for service in maritime patrol, flying the Lockheed P-3C Orion, tracking Soviet submarines. Initial fleet assignments were

with squadrons VP-9, VP-50, VP-47 and VP-40, and deployments ranged from Adak, Alaska; NAS Cubi Point, Philippine Islands; Diego Garcia, British India Ocean Territory (BIOT); Masirah, Oman, and NAF Misawa, Japan. All the officers in the group had detachments to the Middle East, flying combat missions supporting Operation Earnest Will, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Southern Watch and/or Operation Restore Hope. Following their fleet tours, each of them joined the Navy Reserve, eventually reuniting in New Orleans, La., at VP-94 to

Fair Winds and Following Seas: a group of six Navy officers with more than 200 years of combined service celebrated a group retirement at the National Naval Aviation Museum April 11.

continue their service flying P3B and transitioning to P-3Cs. The “Crawfishers” supported numerous counter-drug operations, Operations Sharp Guard and Operation Uphold Democracy enforcing United Nations sanctions in the Adriatic Sea and around Haiti. Other detachments included domestic locations in Texas, California, Florida and Washington state, as well as diverse locales such as Bermuda, Belize, Venezuela, Panama, Japan, Iceland, Ecuador, Okinawa,

Spain, El Salvador, Chile and Sicily (Italy), where they supported fleet activities and international exercises. Following their tour at VP94, each commanded various units prior to beginning Maritime Partnership Program planning, Navy emergency preparedness planning and/or operational level of warfare planning. During their tenure, they trained in more than 50 major joint/combined operational exercises and operations, includ-

ing Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Tomodachi, assisting Japan’s relief efforts following the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami. With their military service behind them, the group intends to spend more time with their families, their favorite hobbies and their civilian careers. Fox, Vitton, Herrington, Johnson and Thomson are commercial airline pilots, while Torp is employed as a training and education specialist with the U.S. Air Force.

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Multiple promotions in May signal commissary savings By Sallie Cauthers DeCA Marketing and Mass Media Specialist

FORT LEE, Va. – There’s no shortage of savings or “Ms” for commissary promotions in May featuring a lineup of themes such as Military Appreciation Month, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day. Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) industry partners – vendors, suppliers and brokers – are collaborating with commissaries in May to offer discounts beyond everyday savings. Look for displays and “end of the aisle” promotions for the following: • The Dr Pepper/Snapple Group is also offering Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” movie franchise collectibles worldwide from May 7-20. Giveaways

worldwide include big-screen TVs and headphones. • From May 1 to June 12, Smithfield, Gwaltney Race with Royalty Sweepstakes is offering one grand prize winner a threeday/two-night trip to Richmond, Va., for two, occurring Sept. 11-13 with a $1,200 gift card for expenses and a meal with members of the Richard Petty Motorsports race team. Customers who purchase three or more Smithfield/Gwaltney products per shopping trip will be automatically entered in a sweepstakes by using their Commissary Rewards Card. • Acosta Military is supporting the Fisher House Foundation with the Celebrating Our Heroes sale. Patrons will save on numerous products through

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this promotion, while participating brands will make donations for every item sold from May 7 to June 3. • Outnumber Hunger is a partnership event between Feeding America, Big Machine Label Group and General Mills dedicated to fighting hunger. From May 7-May 20, patrons can go online to enter codes listed on specially marked packages of General Mills items. For each code entered General Mills will direct five meals to a food bank. • Gatorade and Naked Juice are sponsoring the fifth annual Honoring Our Heroes promotional event from May 21 to June 3. Patrons worldwide can nominate military heroes in 200 words or less at www.gatorade

military.com to win cash and free groceries for their heroes. • Kraft Foods Group is offering several Memorial Day savings promotions. From May 7 to May 17, commissary patrons have the opportunity to win two grand prizes. From May 21 to June 3, there will be a Commissary Rewards Card offer to save $1 off meat or produce with the purchase of three participating Kraft products. There will also be an in-store, returntrip coupon with the purchase of five participating Kraft products, redeemable for $5 off your next commissary visit in June. Kellogg is also presenting the Special K Spring event to inspire new approaches to weight management and personal wellness. For more news about DeCA, go to www.commissaries.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 www.navymwrpensacola.com.

A big crowd turned out for the first Evenings in Olde Seville Square concert of the 2014 season. The summer concert series will continue each Thursday in downtown Pensacola.

Concerts in square to begin Story, photo from Evenings in Olde Seville Square

Everyone is welcome to hang out under the heritage oak trees for Evenings in Olde Seville Square, a series of free summer concerts that start May 14 with performances by the McGuire’s Pipe Band and the Pensacola Civic Band. The concert series will continue every Thursday through July 30. Seating is not provided, so you should bring a blanket or folding chairs to sit on. Many concertgoers bring picnic dinners, but there also are vendors offering a variety of items. Seville Square has been at the heart of Pensacola’s community life since the British first laid it out as a public square in the 1760s at the site of an earlier

Spanish town. The concert series dates back to 1966. In 2012, the Pensacola Heritage Foundation announced that the concerts would be ending. Fortunately for Pensacola music fans, a proposal was made to save the concert series. Events Pensacola received the blessing of the Pensacola Heritage Foundation, which granted it use of the iconic name, Evenings in Olde Seville Square. The rest of concerts on the schedule for this year feature a variety of music ranging from jazz and country to swing and rock ’n’ roll. This year’s schedule includes nationally recognized artists with original songs from North Carolina, Mississippi and Alabama, in addition to some local favorite cover bands.

About the concerts What: Evenings in Olde Seville. When: 7 to 9 p.m. each Thursday from May 14 to July 30. Where: Seville Square. Cost: Concerts are free. 2015 concert schedule • May 14 — McGuire’s Pipe Band and Pensacola Civic Band. • May 21 — The Sara Mac Band. • May 28 — Megan McMillan. • June 4 — Sasser Band. • June 11 — Not Quite Fab. • June 18 — Nikki Tally. • June 25 — Heritage. • July 2 — Sugarcane Jane. • July 9 — The Swingin’ Dick Tracys. • July 16 — Mass Kunfuzion. • July 23 — The Reunion Band. • July 30 — The Modern Eldorados. Details: Go to http://eveningsin oldesevillesquare.com or e-mail info@sevilleconcerts.com.

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“Furious 7,� PG-13, 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; “The Longest Ride,� PG-13, 5 p.m.; “It Follows,� R, 8 p.m.


“Home� (2D), PG, noon; “Woman in Gold,� PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “Pitch Perfect 2,� PG-13, 5 p.m. (free admission); “The Longest Ride,� PG-13, 8 p.m.; “The Divergent Series: Insurgent� (2D), PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “Furious 7,� PG-13, 3 p.m.; “It Follows,� R, 6 p.m.; “The Gunman,� R, 8:30 p.m.


“Home� (2D), PG, noon, 2:30 p.m.; “Get Hard,� R, 5 p.m.; “It Follows,� R, 7:30 p.m.; “The Longest Ride,� PG-13, 1 p.m.; “Furious 7,� PG-13, 4 p.m., 7 p.m.


“Home� (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Furious 7,� PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Get Hard,� R, 5:10 p.m.; “It Follows,� R, 7:30 p.m.


“Home� (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “The Longest Ride,� PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “The Divergent Series: Insurgent� (2D), PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “The Gunman,� R, 7:30 p.m.


“Home� (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Furious 7,� PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “It Follows,� R, 5:10 p.m.; “Get Hard,� R, 7:30 p.m.


“Home� (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “The Longest Ride,� PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Woman in Gold,� PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “The Gunman,� R, 7:30 p.m.

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

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Get a taste of Hawaii at MWR’s Family Luau today, May 8, at NASP Corry Station Recreation Center lawn. Activities start at 5 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at 6 p.m. Entertainment starts at 7 p.m. Limbo, fire dancers, live music. Prizes for best Hawaiian attire. Open to active-duty servicemembers and their families. • Movies on the Lawn: “Big Hero 6â€? (rated PG) has been rescheduled for May 9. The summer series will be presented through August at dusk on the second and fourth Saturday of each month in front of Portside Gym, Bldg. 627. Free popcorn. Bring coolers, snacks, chairs and blankets. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3140. • Hangout Music Fest: Get a military discount and save $40 on tickets for the May 1517 Hangout Music Fest in Gulf Shores, Ala. For more information, contact the Information, Tickets and Travel (ITT) office at 452-6354. • Child care orientation training: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 18-22. Earn income by becoming certified to provide child care services in your home as a provider for the Child Development Home (CDH) Care Program. For information, call 572-5026 or 281-5368. • Aquatics Summer Camps and Swimming Lessons: It is time to start thinking about summer camps and swimming lessons. For more information, contact the MWR Aquatics department at 452-9429. • Summer reading Program: “Read to the Rhythm,â€? June 16 to Aug. 6 at the NASP Library, Bldg. 634. Reading, singing, dancing and crafts. Sessions are 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday for ages 3 to 6 and 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday for ages 7 and older. For more information, or to register, call 452-4362. • Danger Zone Paintball: Sign up for the Paintball Challenge at Blue Angel Naval Recreation Area. Open until 5 p.m. Monday and Friday for challenge events. Cost is $20 for active-duty and $30 for civilians and includes full equipment rental, 500 rounds of paint and free air refills. Reservations required two weeks in advance. For details, call 2815489. • Homeschool workshop: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. May 30, NASP Youth Center, 690 Moffet Road, Bldg. 3690. For more information, call NASP School Liaison Officer Carissa Bergosh at 293-0322 or NASWF School Liaison Officer Chris Hendrix at 324-1154.

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

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



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

The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Federal Resume Writing Workshop: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. May 12. Learn how to create a stronger resume in order to stand out among others and help you take one step closer to interviewing for a federal position. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • 2015 Teen Job Fair: 9 a.m. to noon May 16, Youth Center, Bldg. 3690. To be considered for positions offered by the MWR Teen Summer Program, applicants must be: 15 to 18 year old dependents of active-duty, retired military,

DoD or contract employees; be enrolled in high school at time of application; attend the job fair to obtain an application; and submit application with three signed letters of recommendations to NAF Personnel Office, Bldg. 3249 by May 18. For more information, call 4525405 or 452-4681. • First Time Dads Class: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 18. Caring for your baby can be scary at first. This class will provide tips and techniques to help you properly care for your newborn. Topics include diaper changing, feeding, swaddling and much more. For more information or to register, call 452-5609.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach volunteer opportunities: • Hangout Music Fest: Honor Our Marines has coordinated an opportunity for military service members, veterans, friends and family members: Sign up for two, 10-hour shifts and earn a three-day pass to the festival. Volunteers needed for pre-festival days (May 8 to May 13), during the festival (May 14-17) and for post-festival teardown (May 17-21). Shifts are flexibile. • Restoring the USS Ala-

bama: The USS Alabama Memorial, 2703 Battleship Parkway, Mobile, Ala., is in need of volunteers to help with preservation. For more information, call (251) 7671507 or go to www.USS ALABAMA.com. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report any hours you work to receive due recognition. For information on volunteer activities, call 452-2532 or e-mail SH2 Patricia Cooper at patricia.cooper@Navy.mil.



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