Tall ship Elcano returns to Pensacola ... Spain’s naval training ship, the Juan Sebastian de Elcano, is scheduled to arrive at the Port of Pensacola at 9 a.m. May 27 for a five-day visit as part of the annual Fiesta of Five Flags celebration. The Elcano is a four-masted topsail schooner. Standing at 113 meters, it is the third largest tall ship in the world. The Elcano last visited Pensacola in 2009 as part of the city’s 450th anniversary celebration of the 1559 arrival of Spanish explorer Don Tristan de Luna, marking the first American settlement in Pensacola. For complete story, see page B4.
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Memorial Day services scheduled By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer
For those with military ties, Memorial Day is not a time for celebration. The federal holiday, which honors Americans who have given their lives in service of their country, is observed on the last Monday of May (May 25 in 2015). Visiting the graves of loved ones is one of the traditional ways to observe the holiday. Every year at Barrancas National Cemetery, members of the Boy Scouts of America Gulf Coast Council and other youth organizations to place miniature flags in front of grave markers for Memorial Day. This year, the grave-decorating project is scheduled for May 23. Another Memorial Day tradition involves displaying the flag of the United States at half-staff from dawn until noon and then raising it to full staff until sunset. Formerly known as Decoration Day, the holiday was originally enacted to honor Union and Confederate soldiers following the American Civil War.
After World War I, it was extended to honor Americans who have died in all wars. The preferred name for the holiday gradually changed to Memorial Day, and it was declared the official name by federal law in 1967. The Uniform Holidays Bill, which was passed in by Congress in 1968, moved Memorial Day from the traditional May 30 date to the last Monday in May. Local events are also scheduled to observe the holiday. Here are some details: • The Veterans Memorial Park Foundation of Pensacola will present its annual Memorial Day observance at 1 p.m. May 24 at Veterans Memorial Park on Bayfront Parkway in downtown Pensacola. The guest speaker will be retired Marine Lt. Gen. Duane Thiessen, president and chief executive officer of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation. Butch Hansen, president of the foundation, will be master of ceremonies and the presentation will feature the NAS
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month marked at NAS Pensacola ... NAS Pensacola’s Diversity Committee presented a cultural celebration May 15 at the Chiefs Club onboard the base. Pensacola City Councilman P.C. Wu, left, was guest speaker; University of West Florida’s Shigeko Honda also spoke. Dancers Pat Bush, top, and Teruko Von Bargen performed Japanese and Hawaiian classics. Photos by Mike O’Connor and Janet Thomas
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NavFac Southeast awards $7.1 million contract to small business From NavFac Southeast PAO
JACKSONVILLE, (NNS) – Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NavFac) Southeast awarded a $7.1 million firm-fixed-price task order May 14 to Leebcor Services LLC, a small business out of Williamsburg, Va,. for renovation and repairs to Bldgs. 3701 and 3706 at The NAS Pensacola complex. “This project will be the last of a series of renova-
tions aimed at bringing all Corry Station ‘A’ School barracks up to CNO bachelor housing standards,” said NAS Pensacola Pub-
cal room. The renovations will provide the 2+0 unit configuration to Bldg. 3701 to allow 49 units for a total of 98 berths and will
lic Works Officer Cmdr. Jeff Deviney. Bldg. 3701 is an existing three story bachelor enlisted quarters (BEQ) structure and Bldg. 3706 is an existing one story laundry facility and mechani-
upgrade the laundry facility in Bldg. 3706 to a commercial laundry facility for BEQ housekeeping staff. The contract also contains one unexercised option, which if exercised
Fundraising in full swing for 2015 Pensacola area Navy Birthday Ball By MC2(SW) Kaitlyn C. Boland NOMTC PAO
The 2015 Navy Ball Committee, comprised of service members from commands across the Pensacola area, has been hard at work planning this year’s 240th Navy Birthday Ball, to include conducting a number of fundraising events designed to help offset some of the costs of attending the 2015 Pensacola-area Navy Birthday Ball for military members. The Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC) is the host command for this year’s ball, which will be held Oct. 3 at the National
Naval Aviation Museum aboard NAS Pensacola. NMOTC’s Naval Aerospace Medical Institute’s (NAMI) Aviation Experimental Psychologist Lt. Cmdr. Tatana Olson said these fundraisers are invaluable in offsetting the cost of tickets to the event. “We are working very hard to ensure this event not only captures the rich history and heritage of the United States Navy over the past 240 years, but that it is an event accessible to all Sailors, regardless of rank,” Olson said. Olson stressed that the Navy
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would increase cumulative contract value to $7,788,880. Work is expected to be completed by May 2017. Small businesses play a vital role in the American economy – employing half of the country’s workforce, creating nearly two out of every three new American jobs, and often being the source of the next American innovation. NavFac Southeast strives to meet its goals building on its success by providing con-
tract opportunities to small businesses. “This is an example of an exceptional match between the Navy’s often unique requirements and the professionalism, craftsmanship and responsiveness that our small business vendors bring to the table,” said Nelson Smith, NavFac Southeast small business deputy. “Every small business award is a win for the taxpayers, the nation and the Navy.”
Each year NavFac establishes target goals for small business, small disadvantaged business, historically underutilized business zone small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, and womenowned small business categories. Smith explained that the maximum practicable utilization of small business concerns is a matter of national interest with both social and economic benefits.
CNATT hosts leadership and training workshop By Rai Lopez CNATT PAO
The Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) headquarters on board Naval Air Station Pensacola hosted a leadership and training workshop May 12-14 for Navy and Marine Corps commanding officers (COs) and officers in charge (OICs) within the CNATT domain. The three-day workshop included representatives from all 27 CNATT learning site locations across the United States, Hawaii and Japan and provided opportunities for the exchange of information, panel discussions and open forums between the group and CNATT headquarters staff. “The workshop brought together CNATT leadership to collaborate on ideas for best practices for
aviation technical training” said CNATT Commanding Officer, Capt. Katherine Erb. “We focused specifically on how CNATT can do our part in developing the force of the future.” According to Erb, although there was a variety of experience levels from the seasoned to the new, to the not-yet reported on board, the CNATT domain COs and OICs collaborated, shared experiences and discussed their visions for potential initiatives and priorities for training the aviation Sailor of the future. In addition to presentations from the CNATT headquarters staff, the workshop included guest speakers from commands supporting the CNATT mission. The executive director of the Naval Education
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Memorial Day weekend: make it a safe one From NASP Safety Department
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Pensacola Color Guard and a bugler. The public is invited. Bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. For more information, call 434-6119 or go to www.veteransmemorialparkpensacola.com. • The Naval Air Station Pensacola Memorial Day service is scheduled for 9 a.m. May 25 at the Aviation Memorial Chapel. This year’s program will include a performance of patriotic music by the NATTC Choir as well as honor guard flag and rifle salutes. The keynote speaker will be NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins. The annual event is a cooperative effort between the Gulf Coast Veterans Advocacy Council, Barrancas National Cemetery and Naval Air Station Pensacola.
NAS Pensacola is conducting a safety stand-down before the Memorial Day weekend to increase awareness of local and seasonal hazards. This is ultimately to prevent mishaps that are more likely in the summer. NASP Safety is doing this now to get the message out before base personnel are focused on their Memorial Day travel and recreational activities. “I want to touch on a few of the issues here,” said NASP Safety Manager Jon Winters in a recent e-mail. “Traffic mishaps continue to be the biggest threat for death and serious injury to our people. From observation of on base driving and from review of recent mishaps reports, it is clear that many of us have gotten complacent and need to refocus on our driving.” Winters urges base personnel to: • Pay attention to the speed limits on base. • Stop at the stop signs and look both ways, not just left as you accelerate past the stop sign to make a right. • Watch out for what the other guy is doing. Be prepared for his mistakes. Having right of way won’t help you in a collision. “Don’t let yourself be tempted to check that text that just came in or to take your focus off driving to adjust your navigation system. You put yourself and others at an unacceptable risk when you do that,” he said. “Stop where it is safe to read the text and check your navigation.” Along with the warm weather, more people are riding motorcycles and there is a somewhat sudden increase in serious or fatal mishaps. The mishaps are from both rider
careless/reckless driving and from other drivers not seeing them. “We all need to realize that our brains allow us to look at oncoming motorcycles without seeing them,” Winters notes. “So no kidding, check twice. It doesn’t take an extra second. And for you riders, you don't know which one of those cars is the one that is going to drive into you, but one of them is, so you have to be prepared for each of them.” Water safety: Drowning is the next highest cause of fatal mishaps. There have already been several on the Northwest Florida Gulf beaches this year. “Ensure your family members can swim well and when in a boat, wear a life jacket. Check conditions before you dive in,” Winters said. “While not as severe, heat injuries, sunburn and sports injuries, particularly ankle sprains are more common this time of year. Stay hydrated, take time to get acclimated to the heat. Use sun screen, don’t try to get a week’s worth of sun in one day. Check the field surface conditions to avoid the ankle injuries.” Firearms: “We all make mistakes, but with firearms, mistakes can be catastrophic,” Winters said. “Don’t let yourself be one mistake away from a firearms mishap. Always check to ensure your firearms are not loaded.” A tendency is to swing a weapon in the direction we are looking, even if it is when we are talking to a friend. Train yourself not to do that. Keep your finger out of the trigger guard until you are ready to shoot, and you won’t unconsciously pull the trigger. Store firearms so that people that should not have access to them do not have access to them.
Alcohol: If you are going to drink, drink responsibly. The likelihood of all the potential mishaps increases with use of alcohol. Additional traffic safety notes: Speeding can be defined as driving in excess of the posted speed limit or driving too fast for given weather conditions. It greatly reduces the driver’s ability to slow a vehicle when necessary due to the increased distance needed. Speeding also decreases the time available to steer safely around an unexpected curve, vehicle, or hazardous object in the roadway. In school zones or neighborhoods, that can include a child or an animal running across the road. Driving above the posted speed limit or speeding in bad weather conditions not only increases the probability that a motorist will be involved in a crash but it puts the driver, their passengers, other drivers and pedestrians at risk. “We have a very high volume of pedestrians aboard installations such as NAS Pensacola and (NASP’s) CID Corry Station,” said NASP Safety Department’s Lt. Grant Smith. “Drivers should stay alert, watch for and obey all posted speed limits so that we’re not putting any of our Sailors, Marines, civilians or visitors at risk. “Vehicles must stop for pedestrians in a crosswalk until they have crossed the entirety of the street; they have the right of way as well as personnel formations with posted road guards. Drivers need to remember that there is a reason posted speed limits exist aboard our installations. The roadways can be a dangerous place and the speed limits are designed to protect everyone – drivers, passengers, pedestrians – everyone.”
Wastewater disposal on base: Be mindful with fats, oils, grease From NavFac SE, NASP PWD
Recently, the NAS Pensacola Public Works Department (PWD) working in conjunction with Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA), has reported an increase in plumbing pipe blockages as well as lift station repairs due to inappropriate items being placed in the drains and discarded in the toilets. The following list of “do” and “don’t” suggestions will help the NASP community prevent costly repairs and keep our utilities system healthy: • DO: Place liquid fats, oils and grease (FOG) into a jar or container with a lid or double bag
and then dispose in the trash can or dumpster. Wipe down greasy pots and pans with a paper towel prior to washing in the sink or dishwasher. • DO: Place a wastebasket in the bathroom to dispose of solid wastes. Disposable diapers and personal hygiene products do not belong in the sewer system. • DO: Use a strainer over the drain in your sink, tub and shower. Then, empty the collected material into the garbage. • DO: Use the manufacturer’s recommended amount of detergent for washing in the kitchen or laundry. The average household uses three times more detergent than manufacturers recommend
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Ball Committee is a private organization that relies solely on fundraising efforts and the support of the local community to plan and execute this event. In addition to the fundraising events listed below, Navy Ball Committee members will be conducting food sales every month and a golf tournament is being planned for September. “These fundraisers will go a long way towards keeping the costs low for tickets, transportation, and childcare,” Olson said. “We don't want any of these things to stand in the way of someone’s desire to attend the ball. This event is really a celebration of our Sailors for our Sailors.” Upcoming Navy Ball Committee fundraising events include: • “Beanbags for Bluejackets” tonight, May 22, at Gallery Night in downtown Pensacola in honor of Military Apprecia-
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for washing dishes and clothes. When these detergents enter the sewer system, they hold large amounts of fats, oils and grease in suspension making cleaning and treating the wastewater difficult and more costly. In addition to saving money on buying detergents, by cutting down on the amount of detergent used, there will also be less phosphate in the environment to cause the growth of algae in water. • DON’T: pour fats, oils and grease from cooking down the sink drain. If your pots and pans are just oily or greasy, don’t rinse them; wipe them out with a paper towel. • DON’T: pour sour milk
tion Month. Event is at the corner of Palafox and Government streets from 5-8 p.m. • “Gas ‘n’ Glass” May 29, June 12, July 17, Aug. 14 and Sept. 4 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the NEX Corry Station Gas Station. Navy Ball volunteers will wash your windshield and pump your gas for you. • “Fishing on the Pier” – Relax and catch some great fish off of NAS Pensacola’s Alpha Pier. The event is open to all active/retired military and DoD personnel. All individuals must have a valid license to fish. Dates are below: • June 5 (6 p.m.-midnight). • June 6 (6 a.m.-6 p.m.). • July 10 (6 p.m.-midnight). • July 11 (6 a.m.-6 p.m.). • Aug. 7 (6 p.m.-midnight). • Aug. 8 (6 a.m.-6 p.m.).
May 22, 2015
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.
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,
down the sink drain. One liter of full cream milk has enough fat in it to cover the surface of an Olympic-sized swimming pool. • DON’T: use the toilet as a wastebasket / garbage can. • DON’T: use the sewer as a means to dispose of food scraps. • DON’T: discard food scraps, tea leaves, coffee grounds and eggshells down the sink. • DON’T: flush razor blades, pharmaceutical products, cigarette butts, nail polish remover, toilet deodorant dispensers or other non-biodegradable products down the toilet. Also, toys and clothing articles have found their way into the system and have resulted in blockage prob-
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and Training Command (NETC) spoke to the group about the future of Navy training and the need to adapt to new technology to get better-trained Sailors to the fleet faster. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) Orlando presented a demonstration on the technologies of the future, and the Naval Education and Training Professional Development Technology Center (NETPDTC) presented information on audio-visual products and services, advancement examination processes, and other services available from their staff. “The workshop provided a unique opportunity for all domain COs to gather, share experiences, and it also allowed us to interact with the supporting CNATT staff,” said Cmdr. Tom Gibbons, CNATT Unit North Island, Calif., commanding ofThe Rhodes Building, 41 North Jefferson Street, Suite 402, Pensacola, FL 32504, in the interest of military and civilian personnel and their families aboard the Naval Air Station Pensacola, Saufley Field and Corry Station. Editorial and news material is compiled by the Public Affairs Office, 150 Hase Road, Ste.-A, NAS Pensacola, FL 32508-1051. All news releases and related materials should be mailed to that address, e-mailed to email@example.com. National news sources are American Forces Press Service (AFPS), Navy News Service (NNS), Air Force News Service (AFNS), News USA and North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS). Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of the Department of Defense, United States Navy, officials of the Naval Air Station Pensacola, or Ballinger Publishing. All advertising, including classified ads, is arranged through Ballinger Publishing. Minimum weekly circulation is 25,000. Everything advertised in this publication must be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to rank, rate, race, creed, color, national origin or sex of the purchaser, user or patron. A confirmed rejection of this policy of equal opportunities by an advertiser will result in the refusal of future advertising from that source.
lems. • DON’T: flush diapers, sanitary napkins, tampons, convenience pads, surgical bandages, syringes and cotton tipped stems or pantyhose down the toilet. Do not dispose of plastics and plastic film from personal hygiene items, including disposable diapers. • DON’T: pour paint, solvents, engine oil, pesticides or chemicals down the sink or toilet. Some hazardous materials can corrode the sewer lines, while others complicate the treatment process. Contact PWD Environmental at 452-3131 if you have any questions.
ficer. “The experience the workshop provides us is priceless.” Commanding Officer of CNATT Unit Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., Cmdr. Ken Wallace, also thought that the workshop provided significant insight for the way ahead. “The guest speakers were very informative and briefed issues that will affect the entire Navy for many years to come,” said Wallace. “The opportunity to discuss common challenges and leverage the collective experience of the CNATT staff and the COs and OICs in attendance was invaluable; there is no substitute for face-toface interaction.” CNATT’s mission is to develop, deliver, and support aviation technical training necessary to meet validated fleet requirements through a continuum of professional and personal growth for Sailors and Marines.
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Don’t talk to my Sailor about doing any home repairs By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist
hoy, fellow military wives. Are you tethered to a Soldier who doesn’t know how to hang a ceiling fan? Does your Airman plead ignorance when it’s time to program the remote? Are you anchored to a Sailor who can’t assemble the baby’s crib? Does your Marine call the plumber when the faucet leaks? If you answered, “Aye,” to any of these questions, then I’ve got the scuttlebutt for you. Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful Sailor’s wife who got stuck doing all the home repairs … More than two decades ago, I left home to marry a Navy man. A true greenhorn, I assumed that all military men were “manly” types who tinkered with cars, hooked up stereos, and fixed stuff around the house. Shiver me timbers, was I off course.
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For the first few tours of duty, we rented or lived on base, where management was primarily responsible for repairs. So my misconceptions about my husband’s fix-it skills persisted. It wasn’t until we bought our first home in 1998 that I realized – not only did my husband have no fix-it skills, he also didn’t feel an ounce of embarrassment if I handled the bulk of the yard work and home repairs. In denial at first, I believed he would change as the demands of our growing family increased. I decided to set a good example, and bought a manual on DIY repairs. With a baby on my hip and a toddler at my feet, I replaced the kitchen faucet. I hung new ceiling fans. I assembled the crib. I aerated the lawn. I replaced the sprinkler heads. I
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. jig sawed my son’s soapbox derby car. The feeling of accomplishment was so exhilarating, I forgot to notice that my husband hadn’t joined in my
DIY efforts. He even stood idly by as I embarked on a two month project to build shelving along one 15-foot wall of our playroom. I couldn’t see past the sawdust to notice that he was conveniently absent. One night while simultaneously nursing our third baby and chopping onions for dinner, I asked my husband to assemble a new tabletop grill. Half an hour later, he sat looking cross-eyed at the instructions. “I swear Honey, you could strand me on a deserted island with this thing, and I’d never figure it out.” A few days later, I was relaying my frustrations to another Navy wife while we watched our children on the playground. Expecting compassion, I was surprised when she told me … it was all my fault. At first I thought that she didn’t understand my predicament, because her aviator husband was mechanically inclined; whereas, my husband was still uncertain about the term “Phillip’s head” and referred to the hardware store as “The Haunted House.”
However, she explained: “Believe it or not, I’m no stranger to a tool box, but that’s my little secret. Try being helpless,” she whispered. “Trust me, it works.” But, by that time, my husband had already seen me chop onions, nurse a baby, and assemble a grill all at the same time. There was no going back. And now, as a salty ol’ Navy wife in my “roaring forties,” I’m still the one who programs the remote and assembles the IKEA dressers. It might be too late for me, but if this is your maiden voyage as a milspouse, there’s still time. You may be perfectly capable of skippering your own boat, but don’t go overboard. Stow those fix-it skills in your ditty bag and play the role of landlubber Ginger or first mate Gilligan while hubby takes the helm. He’ll figure out how to replace the toilet tank float or fix the cabinet hinge in no time. Be ye in a Navy port or on an Army fort, heed this whale of a tale and your DIY projects will be smooth sailing.
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May 22, 2015
Internet social networking risks From http://www.fbi.gov
nternet-based social networking sites have created a revolution in social connectivity. However, con artists, criminals, and other dishonest actors are exploiting this capability for nefarious purposes. There are primarily two tactics used to exploit online social networks. In practice, they are often combined. 1. Computer savvy hackers who specialize in writing and manipulating computer code to gain access or install unwanted software on your computer or phone. 2. Social or human hackers who specialize in exploiting personal connections through social networks. Social hackers, sometimes referred to as “social engineers,” manipulate people through social interactions (in person, over the phone, or in writing). Humans are a weak link in cyber security, and hackers and social manipulators know this. They try to trick people into getting past security walls. They design their actions to appear harmless and legitimate. Falling for an online scam or computer hack could be damaging for an individual victim as well as the organization the victim works for. Such risks include: Vulnerability of social networking sites. Social networking sites are Internet-based services that allow people to communicate and share information with a group. Risks: Once information is posted to a social networking site, it is no longer private. The more information you post, the more vulnerable you may become. Even when using high security settings, friends or websites may inadvertently leak your information. Personal information you share could be used to conduct attacks against you or your associates. The more information shared, the more likely someone could impersonate you and trick one of your friends into sharing personal information, downloading malware, or providing access to restricted sites. Predators, hackers, business competitors, and foreign state actors troll social networking sites looking for information or people to target for exploitation. Information gleaned from social networking sites may be used to design a specific attack that does not come by way of the social networking site. Tactics: Baiting – Someone gives you
a USB drive or other electronic media that is preloaded with malware in the hope you will use the device and enable them to hack your computer. Do not use any electronic storage device unless you know its origin is legitimate and safe. Scan all electronic media for viruses before use. Click-jacking – Concealing hyperlinks beneath legitimate clickable content which, when clicked, causes a user to unknowingly perform actions, such as downloading malware, or sending your ID to a site. Numerous click-jacking scams have employed “Like” and “Share” buttons on social networking sites. Disable scripting and iframes in whatever Internet browser you use. Research other ways to set your browser options to maximize security. Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) – Malicious code is injected into a benign or trusted website. A stored XSS attack is when malicious code is permanently stored on a server; a computer is compromised when requesting the stored data. A reflected XSS attack is when a person is tricked into clicking on a malicious link; the injected code travels to the server then reflects the attack back to the victim’s browser. The computer deems the code is from a “trusted” source. Turn off “HTTP TRACE” support on all webservers. Research additional ways to prevent becoming a victim of XSS. Doxing – Publicly releasing a person’s identifying information including full name, date of birth, address, and pictures typically retrieved from social networking site profiles. Be careful what information you share about yourself, family, and friends (online, in print, and in person). Elicitation – The strategic use of conversation to extract information from people without giving them the feeling they are being interrogated. Be aware of elicitation tactics and the way social engineers try to obtain personal information. Pharming – Redirecting users from legitimate websites to fraudulent ones for the purpose of extracting confidential data. (E.g.: mimicking bank websites.) Watch out for website URLs that use variations in spelling or
domain names, or use “.com” instead of “.gov”, for example. Type a website’s address rather than clicking on a link. Example: Most computer infections come from websites. Just visiting a website can expose your computer to malware even if you do not download a file or program. Often legitimate sites may be unknowingly infected. Websites with information on popular celebrities or current sensational news items are frequently hijacked by criminals, or criminals may create such websites to lure victims to them. Phishing – Usually an e-mail that looks like it is from a legitimate organization or person, but is not and contains a link or file with malware. Phishing attacks typically try to snag any random victim. Spear phishing attacks target a specific person or organization as their intended victim. Do not open e-mail or e-mail attachments or click on links sent from people you do not know. If you receive a suspicious e-mail from someone you know, ask them about it before opening it. Example: In March 2011, hackers sent two spear phishing e-mails to a small group of employees at security firm, RSA. They only needed one employee to open an infected file and launch the malware. The mal-
ware downloaded information from RSA that then helped the hackers learn how to defeat RSA’s security token. Phreaking – Gaining unauthorized access to telecommunication systems. Do not provide secure phone numbers that provide direct access to a private branch exchange or through the public branch exchange to the public phone network. Scams – Fake deals that trick people into providing money, information, or service in exchange for the deal. If it sounds too good to be true, it is most likely a scam. Cybercriminals use popular events and news stories as bait for people to open infected email, visit infected websites, or donate money to bogus charities. Spoofing – Deceiving computers or computer users by hiding or faking one’s identity. E-mail spoofing utilizes a sham e-mail address or simulates a genuine e-mail address. IP spoofing hides or masks a computer’s IP address. Preventive measures at work: “Defense in depth” – use multiple layers of security throughout the computer network. • Identify ways you have lost data in the past, and mitigate those threats. Educate employees about those threats and how
to change their behavior, if necessary, to prevent future loss. • Constantly monitor data movement on your network. • Establish policies and procedures for intrusion detection systems on company networks. • Establish policies about what company information can be shared on blogs or personal social web pages. Enforce the policy. • Educate employees about how their own online behavior could impact the company. • Provide yearly security training. • Ask employees to report suspicious incidents as soon as possible. • Additional preventive measures: Do not store any information you want to protect on any device that connects to the Internet. Always use high security settings on social networking sites, and be very limited in the personal information you share. Monitor what others are posting about you on their online discussions. Use anti-virus and firewall software. Keep them and your browser, and operating systems patched and updated. Change your passwords periodically, and do not reuse old passwords. Do not use the same password for more than one system or service. For example, if someone obtains the password for your e-mail, can they access your online banking information with the same password? Do not post anything that might embarrass you later, or that you don’t want strangers to know. Verify those you correspond with. It is easy for people to fake identities over the Internet. Do not automatically download, or respond to content on a website or in an e-mail. Do not click on links in e-mail messages claiming to be from a social networking site. Instead go to the site directly to retrieve messages. Only install applications or software that come from trusted, well-known sites. “Free” software may come with malware. Verify what information applications will be able to access prior to enabling them. Once installed, keep it updated. If you no longer use it, delete it. Disable Global Position System (GPS) encoding. Many digital cameras encode the GPS location of a photo when it is taken. If that photo is uploaded to a site, so are the GPS coordinates, which will let people know that exact location. For more, go to http:// www.fbi.gov/about-us/investigate/counterintelligence/internet-social-networking-risks.
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May 22, 2015
Military Appreciation Month
Profiles In Recognition of NAS Pensacola Servicemembers CTN1 Richard A. Kaase: Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Pensacola. Kaase is a team lead and the assistant command intelligence oversight officer. He mentors more than 20 Sailors and enforces intelligence oversight standards for the entire command ensuring NIOC Pensacola CTN1 Richard A. continues to execute vital Kaase mission. His exemplary professionalism and outstanding devotion to duty resulted in Kaase’s nomination as Senior Sailor of the Quarter and selection for Military Appreciation Month.
CTN1 Wayne Larson: Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Pensacola. Larson is the operations lead for 19 Sailors at NIOC. Through his technical ability and exceptional work ethic, he continually demonstrates the ability to positively impact those around him CTN1 Wayne and has become the drivLarson ing force behind the team’s success. He is constantly sought out by his peers for guidance, and his commitment led to his selection as his command’s Senior Sailor of the Quarter.
AC3 Harry S. Lundquist: Lundquist provides a safe, orderly and expeditious flow of hundreds of aircraft each day. He volunteers with the Escambia County Boys and Girls Club mentoring and assisting the children. He’s also a proactive member of the Coalition of Sailors AC3 Harry S. Against Destructive DeciLundquist sions. His dedication in and out of uniform to not only the service but to the community resulted in Lundquist’s nomination as NAS Pensacola Junior Sailor of the Quarter.
CTR3 Carlos J. Pankau: Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Pensacola. Pankau is a target digital networks analyst at NIOC. He also runs the commands Fitness Enhancement Program, tracking and preparing 23 Sailors for the physical readiness test. He volunCTR3 Carlos teers with the Adopt A Pankau Highway program supporting the local community. His dedication to his job and fellow Sailors resulted in his selection as Blue Jacket of the Quarter.
CTN2 Meghan Reed: Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Pensacola. Reed is a team lead for four Sailors at NIOC. She is a divisional career counselor tracking career progression and providing guidance to 19 Sailors. She volunteers with the Adopt A HighCTN2 Meghan way program supporting Reed the local community. Her consistent devotion to her job and fellow Sailors resulted in Reed’s selection as Junior Sailor of the Quarter.
ABH3 Richard Service: Service joined the Navy in 2009 and plans to make the Navy a career. After basic training Service was trained as an aviation boatswain mate handler (ABH). Upon graduation from “A” school service was stationed on the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) from ABH3 Richard 2009-2013. Today he Service 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.
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Blue Wahoos NASWF baseball camp By Ens. Margaret Gresham NASWF Public Affairs
aseball is as American as apple pie. The great pastime merged with the military May 9 to create an opportunity for Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s (NASWF) children at the installation’s baseball fields. Pensacola’s own minor league baseball team the Blue Wahoos hosted a baseball camp on the NASWF baseball fields as part of their community outreach. The team showed their support for area service members with the baseball camp for military families. The camp hosted nearly 40 children ranging in age from 5-13. The Cincinnati Reds Double “A” affiliate brought a staff of eight including three players; Carlos Gonzalez, Kyle McMyne and Jacob Johnson. While the three players worked specifically with the children, Blue Wahoos President Jonathon Griffith directed the activities which included; stretching, running, batting, pitching, fielding and fundamental exercises. At the end, the children were able to get their glove, baseball cap, or Blue Wahoo T-shirt signed by the three volunteer players and Kazoo, the Wahoos’ mascot. Griffith felt it was important to reach out to the military in this way. “Our goal of community outreach is to improve the lives of the families in Pensacola and the surrounding areas,” Griffith said. “We want our players to share their knowledge and love of baseball with these children. Pensacola thrives off the military community and sustenance they provide so it is especially
important that we help those families associated with the military and give back to them our time and support.” The camp was broken up into three different stations so each player could focus on a smaller group and give each child some individual attention and critiques. The children were at each station for approximately 20 minutes before switching to the next. The first station involved throwing where the children practiced tossing the ball back and forth to one another then pitching to McMyne, who was acting as the catcher. The second station entailed mostly running where the children fo-
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cused on running through the four bases and then the best technique to steal bases as Gonzalez played pitcher. The last station was one of the children’s favorites because they were able to practice hitting techniques off a tee. Johnson gave each child tips and tricks to improve their swing and stance.
A young ballplayer winds up and throws to Pensacola Blue Wahoo pitcher Kyle McMyne during the team’s baseball camp for NAS Whiting Field families. The team coordinated the camp as part of Military Appreciation Month to show their gratitude for area military service members. About 40 children attended the camp. Photo by Jay Cope
“The hitting station was the most fun because I got to practice my swing and I could see how I was getting better with each round,” nine-year-old Ethan said. “I got some great feedback from the Jacob, like to always aim for the top of the ball, and keep a strong front foot when I stepped to swing. I got to talk first hand with him and that was cool.” This event was more about the children than anything, it is always great to participate in community outreach but the happiness seen on the children’s faces was immeasurable. All of the parents were getting involved and could be heard encouraging their children from the sidelines. “Events like these let the children connect with local professionals and makes them feel like they too are part of the
team,” stated Kevin Jackson, who works at Whiting Field. “Baseball, or any sport for that matter, teaches teamwork, how to win and loose with dignity, sportsmanship and respect. I would definitely bring my child to another event like this one.” The players divided the younger children and the older ones for most of the stations. This allowed the players to introduce and reinforce the basics to the younger children while also helping to improve and perfect techniques the older children already knew. Most of the children had a background in baseball or were already part of a local team so they were all excited and receptive to the advice they received. The penultimate baseball event was a mock baseball game. The children got to put
together all the skills they had been practicing. They were able to hit the ball, run around the bases and throw the balls to each other in attempts to get one another out. The excitement and vigor was obvious in the children’s faces and they all worked together and cheered one another on. Each child got a chance to strut their stuff and show off their new skills, it was a great way to close out a fun event. The game was followed by the players handing out free Blue Wahoo T-shirts and then signing them in an autograph session. “This was such a great learning opportunity for my children,” ACC Rachael Garcia expressed, “it is not easy to get a 12- and 13-year-old up early on a Saturday, but they were excited and ready for the camp this morning.”
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Boaters can get free safety checks
Do you own a power boat, personal water craft (PWC), canoe or paddleboard? If so, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Milton Flotilla, will conduct a free recreational boating vessel safety check at 9 a.m. May 23 on Navarre Beach, at the boat ramp located just off the Navarre Beach Causeway. Boaters are encouraged to visit the Online Virtual Vessel Safety Check website for more information; go to the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary web site (www.cgaux.org) and on the left menu click “Vessel Safety Checks.”
Symphony offers ‘Music for Families’
Navy League events coming up The Pensacola Council Navy League has announced the following events. • An Enlisted Recognition Breakfast is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. May 26 at Seville Quarter’s Heritage Hall. The guest speaker will be FORCM Jon Port of Naval Education and Training Command. Cost is $18 each. • A Juan Sebastian de Elcano All-Hands Fish Fry is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 31 at New World Landing. Meet the captain and crew the naval academy training ship for the Spanish Navy. Event will feature fried mullet, beverages and music by Boogie Inc. Cost is $25 each. For reservations, call 436-8552, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Checks may be mailed to: Pensacola Council Navy League, P.O. Box 17486, Pensacola, Fla. 32522-7486.
The Pensacola Symphony is presenting “Music for Families” May 23 at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre. Preconcert activities start at 9:30 a.m. followed by an hour long concert at 11 a.m. The interactive event offers an entertaining introduction to classical music for children ages 3-12. A variety of hands-on activities will be set up in the lobby of the theater by symphony partners, the MESS Hall, UWF Historic Trust, West Florida Public Libraries, Escambia County Supervisor of Elections, IHMC, local artist Randy New and more. There also will be an interactive art station, a drum circle and an instrument petting zoo to allow children and adults to try their favorite instruments and meet the musicians. The concert will feature a train journey featuring all the instrument families of the orchestra through favorite musical works such as the theme from “Star Wars,” the “William Tell Overture” and selections from Disney’s “Frozen.” Tickets are $5. For more information, call 4352533 or go to www.pensacolasymphony.com.
Marine Col. Eric F. Buer, commander of Marine Aviation Support Group 21 (MATSG-21), will be guest speaker. Dress is service dress white for E-6 and below, summer whites for E-7 and above, blue dress “D” for Marines and business casual for civilians. For more information, call Staff Sgt. Wesley Wood at 452-8173 or e-mail email@example.com.
Free gospel concert being presented
‘Heroes Among Us’ starts May 29
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 9301 Gulf Beach Highway, is presenting an evening of gospel music featuring The Diplomats at 7 p.m. today, May 22. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Donations will be collected. For more information, call 492-1518 or go to www.pleasantgrovepensacola.com.
Memorial Day Bash planned May 24
The Holley Assembly of God Church, 4006 Highway 87, in Navarre has scheduled a Memorial Day Bash from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 24. A service is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. State Representative Doug Broxson is scheduled to speak. After the service, there will be singing on the grounds, inflatables for the children to play on and a truck from the local fire department will be on display. Food choices will include fried fish, hamburgers and hot dogs, snow cones, cotton candy and popcorn. For more information, call (850) 939-3057.
Theater in Pace offers beach drama
The Panhandle Community Theatre, 4646 Woodbine Road in Pace, is presenting “Beached Wails” at 7:30 p.m. May 22-23 and 2:30 p.m. 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. For more information, call (850) 221-7599, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to TheatreQuest.weebly.com.
Award-winning play being presented
Pensacola Little Theatre Mainstage Productions is presenting “33 Variations,” a the Tony Awardwinning drama with a Beethoven twist. Performances are scheduled for May 22-24. Ticket prices range between $14 and $30 with the Thursday performance being half price. Pensacola Little Theatre is located inside the Pensacola Cultural Center at 400 South Jefferson St. For more information, call 432-2042 or go to Pensacola LittleTheatre.com.
Gardens open for tours May 30-31
The Pensacola Federation of Garden Clubs has scheduled its annual Secret Gardens of the Emerald Coast Garden Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 30 and noon to 4 p.m. May 31. The self-guided tour will feature eight private gardens in and around the east area of Pensacola. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $15 at Pensacola Garden Center, 1850 North Ninth Ave. Tickets also may be purchased at each garden during the tour. Admission is free for children 12 and younger. For more information, call 432-6095 or e-mail email@example.com.
Midway commemoration to be June 4
A Battle of Midway memorial commemoration is scheduled for 10 a.m. June 4 in the Blue Angel Atrium at the National Naval Aviation Museum.
The U.S. Air Force will be recognized at 6 p.m. May 29 when the “Heroes Among Us” speaker series starts its 2015 season at Veterans Memorial Park. Among those speaking will be retired Air Force Gen. Charles “Chuck” Horner and retied Air Force Lt. Gen. Gordon E. Fornell. Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward is scheduled to make opening remarks for the event, which is free and open to the public. The gathering is part of a monthly series organized by the Marine Corps League, J.R. Spears Detachment 066 to salute people from all branches of military service. Water and light food will be provided; people should bring their own chairs or blankets. In case of rain, the event will be moved to Rosie’s at Seville Quarter.
Registration open for Flight Academy
Registration is open for spring and summer sessions at the National Flight Academy’s virtual aircraft carrier, Ambition, located next to the National Naval Aviation Museum. The immersive, aviation-based adventure is open to 7th-12 graders. Attendees will eat on the mess deck, sleep in staterooms, plan missions in ready rooms and fly simulators in the hangar bays. For registration information, go to at www.national flightacademy.com. A limited number of $500 scholarships are available for the 2015 program. Use the code NFAFRIEND to receive a scholarship. You also can contact, the flight academy directly at 458-7836.
Innovation Showcase coming June 1
The NAS Pensacola Innovation Showcase is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 1 at the Mustin Beach Club. All military, civilian, and contractor personnel are invited to attend for free. Exhibitors will provide hands-on demonstrations of various technologies. Complimentary refreshments and giveaways will be available while supplies last. To pre-register, go to www.FederalEvents.com, click on the “NAS Pensacola Innovation Showcase” link and select the pre-register button. For more information, contact Lauren Peck at (443) 561-2462 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Father/Daughter Dance to be June 19
The NASP First Class Petty Officer Association has scheduled a Father/Daughter Dance for 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. June 19 at Mustin Beach Club ballroom. This event are for daughters of all ages. Fathers of all kinds. Moms are welcome too. Ticket are $15 for adults and $5 for children. You can pay at the door, however, it is recommended that tickets be purchased in advance from your department representative. If you do not have a representative or you need more information, contact LN1 Theresa Patterson at 452-4321 or by e-mail at email@example.com. Another contact is MA1 Robert Donald at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Buy, sell and trade coins at show
The Pensacola Numismatic Society (Coin Club) has scheduled its 40th Annual Coin & Currency Show for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 6 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 7 at the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds, Bldg. 1 (Expo Hall). Dealers will be buy, selling and trading coins, currency, stamps, pocket watches, jewelry, sports cards,
comic books, tokens and other collectibles. There will be a drawing for three Gold American Eagles and 10 2015 Silver Eagles. Food and drinks will be available. For more info, contact Show Chairman Arnie Rosenbleeth at 982-4364 or go to www.PensacolaCoinClub.com.
End-of-school-year bash scheduled
Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church in Milton has scheduled an end-of-the-school-year bash for school-aged youth for fun, food and fellowship from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 30 The free event will take place at the Magnolia Educational Recreational Center, 5292 Richburg St., in Milton. There will be hotdogs, hamburgers, music, games and a bouncy castle. For details, contact Michal Lewis, Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church Youth Department director, at (850) 612-6271 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Group helps those facing mental illness
The next meeting of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Pensacola is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 28. Regular meetings are scheduled for 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at Lakeview Center, Bldg. I (Hernandez and H streets). The second Thursday meeting focuses on Caring and Sharing, and the fourth Thursday meeting is an educational forum. All meetings are confidential, so that those attending may speak freely. The non-profit organization, which is affiliated with the state and national organizations, exists to educate, advocate and support the mentally ill and their families. The group also offers two 12-week educational courses per year. For more information, call 208-1609 or e-mail NAMIPensacola@gmail.com.
‘Treasure Island’ auditions announced
Pensacola Little Theatre (PLT) has scheduled auditions for “Treasure Island” for 6:30 p.m. June 1-2. Performances are scheduled for 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 Pensacola LittleTheatre.com/get-involved/auditions.
Golf marathon includes stop in area
The Life is For Giving Foundation has announced that a Rounds FORE Warriors – An Epic Golf Adventure session is scheduled for 2 p.m. June 3 at Perdido Bay Golf Club. Rounds FORE Warriors is a nationwide golf marathon consisting of four golfers. The group plans to play one round of golf in each state in only 25 days. They will be traveling more than 15,000 miles through the duration of the marathon and hope to raise more than $1 million. Of the golfing foursome, which features Allen Wakefield, Bob Nicoll, Joey Weidenhammer, and John Weiss, three are veterans. Wakefield is a U.S. Navy veteran, Weidenhammer is a U.S. Army veteran, and Weiss is a U.S. Coast Guard veteran. Hole sponsorships are available. For more information about Life is For Giving Foundation and the Rounds FORE Warriors event, go to www.LifeIsForGiving.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.worldwide.erau. edu/locations/pensacola.
Classes scheduled for military spouses
A Lifestyle, Insights, Networking, Knowledge, Skills (L.I.N.K.S.) for Spouses training class is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 27 and Aug. 29 in the Commanding Officer’s Conference Room at MATSG-21 Headquarters, Bldg. 3450. Classes are free and all military spouses are welcome. L.I.N.K.S. for Spouses training provides an overview of the Marine Corps structure, services and benefits. Preregistration is required. To register, contact Lisa Duvall, MCFTB trainer, by phone at 452-9460, ext. 3012, or by e-mail at email@example.com.
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Memorial Day: Veterans lives, sacrifices remembered
hree years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans – the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) – established “Decoration Day “as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan declared that Decoration Day should be observed on May 30. It is believed that date was chosen because flowers would be in bloom all over the country. The first large observance was held that year at Arlington National Cemetery, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. The ceremonies centered around the mourningdraped veranda of the Arlington mansion, once the home of Gen. Robert E. Lee. Various Washington officials, including Gen. and Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant, presided over the ceremonies. After speeches, children from the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Orphan Home and members of the GAR made their way through the cemetery, strewing flowers on both Union and Confederate graves, reciting prayers and singing hymns. Local observances claim to be first: Local springtime tributes to the Civil War dead already had been held in various places. One of the first occurred in Columbus, Miss., April 25, 1866, when a group of women visited a cemetery to decorate the graves of Confederate soldiers who had fallen in battle at Shiloh. Nearby were the graves of Union soldiers, neglected because they were the enemy. Disturbed at the sight of the bare graves, the women placed some of their flowers on those graves, as well. Today, cities in the North and the South claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day in 1866. Both Macon and Columbus, Ga., claim the title, as well as Richmond, Va. The village of Boalsburg, Pa., claims it began there two years earlier. A stone in a Carbondale, Ill., cemetery carries the statement that the first Decoration Day ceremony took place there on April 29, 1866. Carbondale was the wartime home of Logan. Approximately 25 places have been named in connection with the origin of Memorial Day, many of them in the South where most of the war dead were buried. Official birthplace declared: In 1966, Congress and President Lyndon Johnson declared Waterloo, N.Y., the “birthplace” of Memorial Day. There, a ceremony on May 5, 1866, honored local veterans who had fought in the Civil War. Businesses closed and residents flew flags at half-staff. Supporters of Waterloo’s claim say earlier observances in other places were either informal, not community-wide or one-time events. By the end of the 19th century, Memorial Day ceremonies were being held on May 30 throughout the nation. State legislatures passed proclamations designating the day, and the Army and Navy adopted regulations for proper observance at their facilities. It was not until after World War I, however, that the day was expanded to honor those who have died in all American wars. In 1971, Memorial Day was declared
a national holiday by an act of Congress, though it is still often called Decoration Day. It was then also placed on the last Monday in May, as were some other federal holidays. Some states have Confederate observances: Many Southern states also have their own days for honoring the Confederate dead. Mississippi celebrates Confederate Memorial Day on the last Monday of April, Alabama on the fourth Monday of April, and Georgia on April 26. North and South Carolina observe it on May 10, Louisiana on June 3 and Tennessee calls that date Confederate Decoration Day. Texas celebrates Confederate Heroes Day Jan. 19 and Virginia calls the last Monday in May Confederate Memorial Day. Logan’s order for his posts to decorate graves in 1868 “with the choicest flowers of springtime” urged: “We should guard their graves with sacred vigilance ... Let pleasant paths invite the coming and going of reverent visitors and fond mourners. Let no neglect, no ravages of time, testify to the present or to the coming generations that we have forgotten as a people the cost of a free and undivided republic.” The crowd attending the first Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery was approximately the same size as those that attend today’s observance, about 5,000 people. Then, as now, small American flags were placed on each grave – a tradition followed at many national cemeteries today. In recent years, the custom has grown in many families to deco-
Flag etiquette: when to fly half-staff By U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
An easy way to remember when to fly the United States flag at halfstaff is to consider when the whole nation is in mourning. These periods of mourning are proclaimed either by the president of the United States, for national remembrance, or the governor of a state or territory, for local remembrance, in the event of a death of a member or former member of the federal, state or territorial government or judiciary. The heads of departments and agencies of the federal government may also order that the flag be flown at half-staff on buildings, grounds and naval vessels under their jurisdiction.
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rate the graves of all departed loved ones. The origins of special services to honor those who die in war can be found in antiquity. The Athenian leader Pericles offered a tribute to the fallen heroes of the Peloponnesian War more than 24 centuries ago that could be applied today to the 1.1 million Americans who have died in the nation’s wars: “Not only are they commemorated by columns and inscriptions, but there dwells also an unwritten memorial of them, graven not on stone but in the hearts of men.” To ensure the sacrifices of America ’s fallen heroes are never forgotten, in December 2000, the U.S. Congress passed and the president signed into law “The National Moment of Remembrance Act,” P.L. 106-579, creating the White House Commission on the National Moment of Remembrance. The commission’s charter is to “encourage the people of the United States to give something back to their country, which provides them so much freedom and opportunity” by encouraging and coordinating commemorations in the United States of Memorial Day and the National Moment of Remembrance. The National Moment of Remembrance encourages all Americans to pause wherever they are at 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day for a minute of silence to remember and honor those who have died in service to the nation. As Moment of Remembrance founder Carmella LaSpada states: “It’s a way we can all help put the memorial back in Memorial Day.”
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On Memorial Day the flag should be flown at half-staff from sunrise until noon only, then raised briskly to the top of the staff until sunset, in honor of the nation’s battle heroes. In the early days of our country, no regulations existed for flying the flag at half-staff and, as a result, there were many conflicting policies. But on March 1, 1954, President Dwight Eisenhower issued a proclamation on the proper times. The flag should fly at half-staff for 30 days at all federal buildings, grounds, and naval vessels throughout the United States and its territories and possessions after the death of the president or a for-
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mer president. It is to fly 10 days at half-staff after the death of the vice president, the chief justice or a retired chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, or the speaker of the House of Representatives. The president may order the flag to be flown at half-staff to mark the death of other officials, former officials, or foreign dignitaries. In addition to these occasions, the president may order half-staff display of the flag after other tragic events. Out of respect for the U.S. flag, never dip it for any person or thing, even though state flags, regimental colors and other flags may be dipped as a mark of honor.
Quotes to remember On patriotism and remembrance ... “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty.” – President John F. Kennedy “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” – Joseph Campbell “All we have of freedom, all we use or know, this our fathers bought for us long and long ago.” – Rudyard Kipling “Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.” – James Bryce “Better than honor and glory, and history’s iron pen, was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellowmen.” – Richard Watson Gilder “A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.” – President Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Italian flight student earns coveted award By Ens. Michael Torres NETC PAO
ILTON (NNS) – The Distinguished Graduate Certificate of Merit was awarded for the first time in more than two years by Training Air Wing 5 onboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field recently. Ens. Davide Caporale, an Italian Navy student pilot, earned the award, which is reserved for less than one percent of all student pilots. More than 1,300 students have graduated since someone last performed well enough to earn the certificate. All U.S. and international students trained by the U.S. Navy are eligible for the award at each training wing. “Ens. Caporale’s award of the Distinguished Student Certificate of Merit is a great achievement deserving of personal accolade,” said Col. Gary Kling, Training Air Wing 5 commodore. “I am very proud of him for his sustained superior performance in both the academic and flight phases of multiple syllabi.” Italian student pilots train side-by-side with their American and other international counterparts. After completing primary pilot training Italian students then go on to complete both advanced multiengine and advanced helicopter training. In all three phases Caporale per-
formed in at least the top 98.93 percent of the class. In advanced helicopter training, he earned a perfect 80.0 out of 80.0 in his Navy Standard Score (NSS), which is the curved scoring formula on which flight students are graded. “I think I succeeded because of my great passion and dedication for this awesome profession,” said Caporale. “Since I joined the Italian Navy, I’ve tried to do my best to improve day after day, learning from others’ mistakes and asking a lot of questions. I’ve also been striving to be my worst judge, because I knew it was the best way to improve myself during and after every single flight.” According to the Italian Naval Attache to the U.S, Capt. Valter Zappellini, this is a noteworthy honor. “Flight school requires a lot of effort and dedication and it’s not easy to carry on even for the students that are truly passionate for this challenging profession,” said Zappellini. “Undergoing such difficult training using a
Capt. Valter Zappellini, Italian Naval Attache to the United States, presents the Distinguished Graduate award to Italian Navy Ens. Davide Caporale during the winging ceremony where Caporale received his aviator’s wings. NASWF photo
foreign language is utterly outstanding. Being awarded for your performance in such a demanding training environment, even with that language handicap, is truly remarkable.” Zappellini also noted that Italian flight students have a new standard to strive for. “The Italian Navy students have an excellent reputation and typically get all kinds of awards in all phases of training, but this is the very first time one of them is rewarded with the Distinguished Graduate Certificate of Merit,” Zappellini explained. “This sets a milestone and a new goal for the Italian Navy students that have just started their wonderful voyage.” Caporale was grateful to receive the award. “I’m really honored to re-
ceive this certificate; I wasn’t expecting to have the qualities and ability to reach this award.” His instructor’s comments on his grade sheets were proof of his high performance. “Flawless check flight,” wrote Marine Capt. Cody Scot, his instructor on his first solo check-ride. “This has to be the finest check-ride I have given to date. (The) student naval aviator is well ahead of the airplane and executes maneuvers with style and grace.” Caporale’s first flight in a helicopter seemed to go equally well according to instructor, Lt. Matthew Goodavish. “He was able to immediately pull up into a hover, takeoff, and land all within course training standards,” wrote Goodavish in the grade sheet.
Caporale will join the First Helicopter Group at NAS Sarzana in Tuscany, Italy, to fly the EH-101 Merlin. “I will continue to do my best in Italy, as much as I can,” said Caporale. “I just can’t wait to start to fly this incredible aircraft and to pay back the remarkable opportunity the Italian Navy gave me.” The Italian Navy, along with other international partners, train with the U.S. Navy through programs managed by the Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA). The goal of NETSAFA is to foster and strengthen enduring international partnerships. According to Kling, NETSAFA is meeting its goal. “Even greater than the award is how this serves as a testament to the deep and meaningful partnership we’ve developed with the Italian Navy over many years,” Kling said. “We have the distinct privilege of developing future leaders and warriors here at Training Air Wing 5 during the early days of their flight leadership training, then sending them off to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in conflicts across the globe. I am honored to serve with all of these fine officers, and look forward to the many accomplishments they will share together in the future.” For more information on the Navy’s international military training visit https:// www. netsafa. navy.mil/
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Commissaries urge food safety at holiday barbecue From Defense Commissary Agency
FORT LEE, Va. â€“ Nothing signals the start of summer quite like the backyard barbecue on Memorial Day. As commissary patrons worldwide prepare to dust off their â€œgrill sergeantâ€? skills, the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) wants to ensure that they handle and prepare their food safely. The Be Food Safe program is as important to the success of the barbecue as charcoal is to an old-school grill, said Chris Wicker, DeCAâ€™s public health advisor. The program was created through the collaboration of several government agencies â€“ U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention â€“ to focus on preventing foodborne illnesses caused from im-
proper food handling at home. Foodborne illnesses such as salmonella, E. coli and listeria are all potential party crashers if people donâ€™t pay heed to proper food handling, Wicker said. â€œThrough â€˜Be Food Safeâ€™ we are promoting the message that our patrons have a responsibility to safeguard themselves and their families by practicing proper food handling techniques at all times,â€? he said. Wicker said that anyone planning a barbecue should first consider the following basic food safety tips: â€˘ Be clean. Before cooking or eating â€“ and definitely after using the bathroom â€“ wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Donâ€™t forget the grill; it should also be cleaned before
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preparation begins. â€˘ Separate the food. Keep raw food apart from cooked food. The juices from raw meats can contain bacteria that could transfer to other foods. That means use separate plates or containers for raw meat, poultry or seafood when moving food to the grill and different containers entirely for the cooked products unless the carriers have been washed thoroughly in soap and water. Also, keep cooking utensils and cooking surfaces clean from potential cross contamination. â€˘ Marinate in refrigerator. Any food that is marinating should be covered and kept in a refrigerator until ready to cook. Also, donâ€™t reuse marinade containing raw meat.
â€˘ Cook it completely. This means you cannot take shortcuts on the amount of time it takes to thoroughly cook meat. Use a food thermometer to ensure meat is ready to eat. For example, ground beef and pork should be cooked at 160 degrees, chicken at 165 degrees and steaks and roast at 145 degreees. You can use your microwave, oven or stove to precook the food immediately before placing it on the grill. â€œTime and temperature are key factors for grilling and protecting your loved ones from foodborne illness,â€? Wicker said. â€œEnsure proper temperatures are reached for all cooked meats and that no food is left out longer than two hours. Keep cold foods cold and hot foods hot. When in doubt, throw it out.â€? For more information on Be Food Safe, go to www.befoodsafe.org.
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Morale, Welfare and Recreation
Spanish ship to arrive May 27 From Fiesta of Five Flags
Spain’s naval training ship, the Juan Sebastian de Elcano, is scheduled to arrive at the Port of Pensacola at 9 a.m. May 27 for a five-day visit as part of the annual Fiesta of Five Flags celebration. The Elcano is a four-masted topsail schooner standing at 113 meters. It is the third largest tall ship in the world. “This ship is not just any ship, it’s a very special naval training ship, a floating university,” said Maria Davis, honorary vice consul of Spain in Pensacola. “Spain is sending the Elcano here this year to honor the U.S. citizenship of Gen. Bernardo de Galvez, a Revolutionary War hero who won the Battle of Pensacola 234 years ago in May.” An informal welcoming ceremony will take place at approximately noon May 27 for the ship’s commander, Capt. Enrique Torres-Piñeyro, at the T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum. Ramon Gil-Casares, the ambassador of Spain to the United States, local dignitaries and city and military officials are expected to attend. Galvez defeated British troops in the Battle of Pensacola on May 9, 1781, reconquering West Florida for Spain and aiding the 13 American colonies in their quest for independence. The public is invited to attend the annual wreath-laying ceremony to honor Galvez at 9:30 a.m. May 28 at Fort George. The Elcano and NASP Corry Station naval bands will perform and a 21-gun salute is planned.
The Juan Sebastian de Elcano sails past Pensacola’s Fort Pickens on its homeward voyage in 2009. The ship is scheduled to return to Pensacola May 27. Photo by Mike O’Connor
Free tours of the ship are available to the public from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. May 2930 and from 3 to 5 p.m. May 31. Tour dates are subject to change. The ship is scheduled to depart Pensacola at 4 p.m. June 1. For updates on the ship’s schedule, go to FiestaofFiveFlags.org. Adelene Lovelace, executive director of the Fiesta of Five Flags Association, is thrilled the ship will be here to help kick off the 66th Annual Fiesta Days celebration, which starts May 27. “We are honored that the Elcano is returning to Pensacola. We are one of only two ports in America that the ship will be
calling on this year,” said Lovelace. “This helps us celebrate our heritage and connections with Spain.” The Juan Sebastián de Elcano was built in 1927 for the Royal Navy. It is named after the Spanish explorer who successfully completed the first ever circumnavigation of the globe from 1519-1522 with Ferdinand Magellan’s fleet. The Elcano last visited Pensacola in 2009 as part of the city’s 450th anniversary celebration of the 1559 arrival of Spanish explorer Don Tristan de Luna, marking the first American settlement in Pensacola.
At the movies FRIDAY
“The Age of Adaline,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,” PG, 7:30 p.m.; “Little Boy,” PG13, 5:30 p.m.; “Unfriended,” R, 8 p.m.
“Little Boy,” PG-13, noon; “Woman in Gold,” PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “The Age of Adaline,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Longest Ride,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,” PG, 1 p.m.; “Furious 7,” PG-13, 3 p.m.; “Unfriended,” R, 6 p.m.; “It Follows,” R, 8 p.m.
“Furious 7,” PG-13, noon, 3 p.m.; “Unfriended,” R, 6 p.m.; “It Follows,” R, 8 p.m.; “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,” PG, 12:30 p.m.; “The Age of Adaline,” PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “Little Boy,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Longest Ride,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
MONDAY (Memorial Day)
“Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,” PG, 2 p.m.; “Furious 7,” PG-13, 4 p.m., 7 p.m.; “The Age of Adaline,” PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “It Follows,” R, 5 p.m.; “Unfriended,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,” PG, 5 p.m.; “Furious 7,” PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Little Boy,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “The Age of Adaline,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
“Unfriended,” R, 5 p.m.; “Furious 7,” PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Woman in Gold,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “It Follows,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“Unfriended,” R, 5 p.m.; “The Longest Ride,” PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Little Boy,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,” PG, 7:30 p.m.
COST Regular: $3 adults, $1.50 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger 3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger
Details: 452-3522 or www.naspensacola-mwr.com
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. • Movies on the Lawn: “The Penguins of Madagascar” is scheduled for May 23. 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. • Radfordʼs Mind and Body Workshop: 9 a.m. to noon June 27 at Radford Fitness Center. Focus on your mind and Rental bikes now body during a morning available at Blue of rejuvenation with Angel Naval Recrethe Gulf Coast’s best ation Area Outpost mind and body ex- Marina. Half day perts in tai chi, Pilates, (four hours), $10; foam rolling and yoga. full day (eight For more information, hours), $15. Decall 452-9845. posit and military • Summer read- ID required. ing Program: “Read to the Rhythm,” 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. • 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. • Youth Sports Tennis Lessons: Tuesday (ages 8-12) or Thursday (ages 13-18) beginning June 2 and ending July 30 at A.C. Read Tennis Courts. Lessons are for ages 8-18 (high school). Must be authorized dependents of active-duty or retired military, DoD employees, contractors or reservists. There is a $40 fee per child which includes professional instruction by Cameron Jones. Register at NASP Youth Center, Bldg. 3690, starting until May 22. For more information, call 452-3810 or 452-2417. • Youth Sports Track Team: Begins June 1 and ends June 30 at NAS Pensacola track. It is open to ages 8-18 (high school). Must be authorized dependents of active-duty or retired military, DoD employees, contractors or reservists. There is a $20 fee per child and includes track medal and certified national instruction. Register at NASP Youth Center, bldg. 3690. For more information, call 452-3810 or 452-2417. • Learn to sail: You only have to take one Saturday class to be certified to rent sailboats at the Bayou Grande Marina. Intermediate class is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 23. Cost is $40. For information, call 453-4152.
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.
May 22, 2015
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.
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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: • Conflict Resolution and Management: 3 p.m. May 28. Workshop helps people manage conflict by examining attitudes and behaviors when faced with conflicting situations. Practice skills that prevent conflicts from escalating and learn how to work with others to solve problems. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • Emergency Preparedness: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. May 29. Emergencies come in many forms, and they may re-
quire anything from a brief absence from your home to permanent evacuation. Each type of disaster requires different measures to keep you, your family and your pets safe. For information or to register for the workshop, call 452-5609. • Time to move: If you want help with your PCS move stop by the FFSC. Move.mil assist workshops are available at 4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Prior to coming to the class/workshop you must have a login name and password created. Open to all branches. For information or to reserve a seat, call 452-5609.
Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach volunteer opportunities: • KSF-K. Warrior Search 2015 U.S. Open Challenge: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. May 30, Mobile Convention Center, Grand Ballroom. Sponsored by Kung fu Sanshou Federation (KSF). For event details, go to www.KSFWorld.org. Volunteers needed for several positions. • Big Brother Big Sister (BBBS) of Northwest Florida: Generally a 12month commitment, each volunteer will need to apply
through the BBBS office. You will be able to choose from site program, or school program. The children can be anywhere in age from 6 years old to eighth grade coming primarily from single parent homes. For more information, go to www.bbbsnwfl.org. 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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Weekly newspaper for Naval Air Station Pensacola