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Commissaries plan for Monday furloughs ... From Defense Commissary Agency FORT LEE, Va. – The top official at Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) recently announced that, due to furloughs, most military commissaries will close one day a week. The Pensacola commissary will be closed on Mondays from July 8 through Sept. 30, according to local DeCA managers. The commissary schedule will be 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. “We know that any disruption in commissary operations will impact our patrons,” said Joseph H. Jeu, DeCA’s director and CEO. “We determined that Monday closures would present the least pain for our patrons, employees and industry partners.” Closing commissaries on Mondays will be in addition to any day stores are routinely closed. Other than the furlough day, there are no other changes planned for store operation hours.

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Navy secretary describes progress in combating sexual assaults By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service

WA S H I N G T O N (NNS) – Navy Secretary Ray Mabus is not concerned about sexual assault in the service. He’s angry. The Navy has been taking steps for years to combat the scourge of sexual assault in the ranks, Mabus told the Defense Writers Group here this morning, and has two cultural barriers to break down. The first culture that has to change is the “one that says this is OK, or that it is not really serious,” he said. “The other is the mindset of a victim who says, ‘I’m not going to report this, because nothing will happen. I won’t be taken seriously, it won't be investigated, and it will hurt my career.’ ” The Navy is aiming resources at where it has a problem, the secretary said. The Air Force has had a problem of sexual assault at basic training, he noted, and the Navy has had a problem at its follow-on schools. “We’ve have put a lot of attention at our ‘A’ schools,” he said. As the service finds programs that work, Mabus said, officials export them to other commands. The “A” school initiatives started at Great Lakes, Ill., and have moved on to Navy schools in San Diego and Pensacola. The Navy has been aggressive, the service’s top civilian official said. “We’re sending shore patrols out – the first time in a long time we’ve done that,” he added. “We’re stressing bystander intervention.” The service also is continuing efforts to cut

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SAPR training standdown highlights Navy’s focus on ending sexual assault Story, photo by Jennifer Eitzmann NASP PAO Intern

Capt. Keith Hoskins, commander of Naval Air Station Pensacola, stressed the base’s open-door policy while addressing a room full of junior enlisted Sailors June 18 during a series of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training sessions. Hoskins said if the proper chain of command is not getting the results a victim of sexual assault expects, they should come directly to him. “My action will be immediate and swift,” Hoskins said. “Sexual assault should not be tolerated, it should not be condoned and it should not be ignored.” ABE2 Nanesha Patterson echoed the same

NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins addresses a group of Sailors during a standdown June 18 onboard NASP as part of nationwide SAPR training.

sentiment when asked what she learned from the training. “I learned that our command is properly educating its Sailors,” Patterson said. “They are letting people know (sexual assault) won’t be ignored.” Navy Secretary Ray

ROKN training commander visits NATTC Lt. Jonathan Bacon NATTC PAO

Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola, hosted the Republic of Korea Navy’s (ROKN), head of Naval Education and Training June 13. Vice Adm. Koo Ok Hyoe came on a fact finding mission and to observe ROKN service members' training in the Pensacola area. Before seeing the training up-close, Koo met with Janie Glover, deputy director, Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA), to discuss how the U.S. Navy conducts training, and how ROKN personnel are trained like their U.S. counterparts.

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Mabus identified “A” schools as having the highest rate of sexual assault in the Navy. In light of that, special attention has been paid to the training aboard NASP since it is a training command that graduates 59,000 students annually. The goal behind this SAPR

training is to educate new recruits before sexual assault can become a problem, and ensure service members and civilian personnel clearly understand SAPR principles and the resources available. NASP Command Master Chief CMDCM

Jeff Grosso explained why this SAPR training is different than past training. “The Department of Defense has recognized that we have civilian personnel and they are now required to attend training,”

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GCVHCS hires new mental health professionals From Jerron Barnett VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System

BILOXI, Miss. – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has met the goal to hire 1,600 new mental health professionals outlined in President Barack Obama’s executive order to improve access to mental health services for veterans, service members, and military families. The Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) has hired 26 new mental health professionals toward this goal, including nine at the Joint Ambulatory Care Center,

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Base decals will no longer be required on motorcycles, cars, trucks and other vehicles as of July 1. Photo by MC2 Amanda Cabasos

Navy Region Southeast to waive vehicle decal requirements By MC1(SW) Greg Johnson Navy Region Southeast Public Affairs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Navy Region Southeast (NRSE) drivers, including those at NAS Pensacola, will no longer be required to display a Department of Defense (DoD) vehicle decal to gain access to installations beginning July 1. The change will be made to comply with a new Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) policy intended to enhance base security by providing electronic credentialing and increased scrutiny of authorized identification cards. “Eliminating the DoD decals and implementing electronic credentialing will improve our security posture because it will allow our gate security personnel to more carefully scrutinize authorized identification

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NHP satellite pharmacy grand opening

During a June 13 visit, ADC Roy Long, an instructor at Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), explains to Vice Adm. Koo Ok Hyoe, Republic of Korea Navy Commander of Naval Education and Training, second from left, and his aides how aviation machinist mate students are taught to maintain and fix aircraft engines. Photo by Lt. Jonathan Bacon

June 26, at 10 a.m., Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) will be holding a grand opening ceremony at its new satellite pharmacy located next to the Naval Air Station Pensacola Commissary. As the third busiest pharmacy in the Navy, NHP has been working hard to make the new satellite a reality. The new satellite pharmacy will provide beneficiaries a convenient option for prescription drop-off and pick-up and features a drive-through window for refill pick-up. Beneficiaries are still requested to call in refills through the automated system for pick-up at the new site. The satellite pharmacy hours will be: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (drive-through, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.); Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (drive-through, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.).

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SAPR from page 1

Grosso said. “Also we are focusing on prevention where in the past we focused on prevention and response.” With the focus of the training being prevention, NASP Executive Officer Cmdr. Dave Jasso reminded the group that prevention is not just about risk reduction on the part of the victim, but also intervention by leaders. Grosso agreed with Jasso’s statement, adding “It’s our responsibility from E-1 to O-10 to be bystanders, to be vigilant and to change our culture.” Approximately 30 Sailors and civilians attended the training. The SAPR instruction was in compliance with the nationwide SAPR standdown, scheduled to be completed by July 1. Mabus from page 1

alcohol abuse, because a large number of sexual assaults have had an alcohol component, the secretary said. Another area of focus zeroes in on what happens if an incident happens. “Is it reported? How quickly and how well do we respond?” Mabus said. “Is the command climate right for people to report?” Tied to this is victim assistance, he added. How local officials help the victims in these cases is important to him, Mabus said. Finally, investigation and prosecution is important to the Navy. Mabus has authorized more money to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service for more investigators and more resources. “It was taking up to 180 days to investigate an incident,” he said. “Initially, we think we can get this down to 80 days.”

The Navy also is spending more to train its lawyers in these cases, the secretary said. Measuring what works and what doesn’t also is part of this effort, Mabus said. “Can we figure out what the best practices are?” he asked. “We’re beginning to make some headway there.” Mabus said he thinks taking away a commander’s right to overturn a conviction is long overdue. “Right now, if you are convicted of sexual assault, you are referred to a board of inquiry to see if you’ll be allowed to stay (in the service),” he said. The notion that “if you’re convicted, you’re out” is the way to go, he added. The secretary said he looks at sexual assault as an internal attack that must be dealt with. “We’re finding pretty dramatic results in places like Great Lakes, where we’ve rolled out these programs,” he said. “Our job is to get them fleetwide.”

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Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System. “I am proud of the hard work our staff has completed to bring these new staff members on board,” said GCVHCS Director Anthony L. Dawson. “We are not slowing our efforts however, and will continue to actively recruit for any vacant mental health positions for the future so veterans will get the care they need.” As of May 31, VA has hired a total of 1,607 mental health clinical providers to meet the goal of 1,600 new mental health professionals outlined in the executive order. Additionally, VA has hired 2,005 mental health clinical providers to fill existing vacancies. “Meeting this hiring milestone significantly enhances our ability to improve access to care for those veterans seeking mental health services and demonstrates our continued commitment to the health and well-being of the men and women who have served the nation,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. “Meeting this goal is an important achievement, but we recognize that we must continue to increase access to the quality mental health care veterans have earned and deserve.” VA provides a full range of comprehensive mental health services across the country. In Fiscal Year 2012, more than 1.3 million veterans received specialized mental health care from VA. In addition to hiring more mental health professionals, VA is expanding the use of innovative technology to serve veterans in rural or underserved areas. VA expects to increase the number of veterans receiving care from tele-mental health services in fiscal year 2013, and has increased the number of vet centers, which provide readjustment counseling and referral services from 233 in 2008 to 300 in 2012.

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Wearing new ranks: NATTC frocking ... Capt. Jim Daniels, commanding officer of Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), reads comments written by the late Adm. Arliegh Burke concerning his standards for petty officers during a frocking ceremony June 3 in which 28 petty officers were promoted to their new ranks. Photo by Lt. Jonathan Bacon

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Capt. Jim Daniels, commanding officer, Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), took Koo and his staff on a tour of the training center, explaining how NATTC uses a blended learning solution of instructor led classrooms, simulation and hands-on training labs to efficiently train Sailors and Marines who enter the service with little or no experience to become aviation mechanics and technicians. “It’s a privilege whenever we have the opportunity to show off our training facilities,” said Daniels. “More importantly, to be able to tour our facilities with our ROKN partners and give Decals from page 1

cards without the added distraction of having to verify the decal,” said Capt. Brett Calkins, Navy Region Southeast operations and plans officer. In addition to enhancing security at the gate, the new policy will also work to protect Department of Defense personnel when they are off the base, Calkins said. “You really never know where or when you are going to encounter terrorism,” he said. “Vehicle decals can be easily recognizable to those out there that would like to do our service members harm, so not having them on vehicles off base will help to lower visibility and, in essence, help protect our people from potential harm.” The new policy will also have a major impact on installation budgets, resulting in an estimated $750,000 in annual savings Navywide, as well as a drastic reduction in administrative tasks. Those savings will be diverted to critical AT/FP programs, reported Navy Times. “First and foremost, this policy change is going to help us better protect personnel, but the financial benefits to not having stickers are obvious,” said Bruce Toth, NRSE regional security officer. “Sticker costs can add up, especially when families have multiple vehicles and people are constantly buying and selling used vehicles – not to mention the manpower it takes to supply them. Our goal is to take those funds and reinvest them back into our force protection efforts.” According to Toth, the original purpose of the DoD

June 21, 2013

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

them a look at the quality training we provide in support of the Naval Aviation Enterprise and our international allies makes an event like this even more worthy of the effort." During their tour of NATTC the ROKN delegation saw Sailors and Marines training to become aviation ordnancemen, aviation machinists mates, and aviation structural mechanics. John Semaan, NATTC’s international military student officer, accompanied the group said hosting Koo and his staff, is important to maintain good relations with our allies. “These visits give us the opportunity to continue to build goodwill on a person-to-person

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,

level. They also provide our allies the opportunity to see the high quality training that we provide to their service members,” Semaan said. “Seeing firsthand the importance we place on quality training helps assure our allies that should they ever need our assistance, the U.S. personnel who come to their aid will have received the best training available.” At the end of the visit, Koo spoke with the ROKN service members, asking questions about the training they were receiving. For more information about Naval Air Technical Training Center, visit their website at https:// www. netc. navy.mil/ centers/ cnatt/ nattc/ Default.aspx

decal was to not only for base access, but also to ensure that drivers on installations possessed a valid driver’s license, proof of adequate insurance and a current state vehicle registration. While the decals are set for elimination next month, the requirement for vehicles to be registered with the installation security departments will continue. Personnel and residents that are permanently assigned to a Navy installation will in-process and out-process at the installation Pass and Identification Office. According to the new CNIC policy, motorcycle operators safety requirements, barment control and enforcement of state licensing, registration, insurance and safety requirements will be enforced through random vehicle inspections and routine traffic enforcement. “Our requirements will not change. Anyone operating a motor vehicle on base will still be required to carry proof of insurance and registration in accordance with their respective state law,” Toth said. The policy change will take effect on board every CNIC installation July 1. Drivers who still need access to other service’s installations that may still require a decal will be permitted to display the decal until it expires. Under the new policy, base visitors will continue to use the normal visitor procedures established by the installation commanding officer. For more information, contact your local installation security department or Pass and ID office. Onboard NASP, police non-emergency is 452-8378; Pass Decal and ID is 452-4153.

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June 21, 2013

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All hands need to protect classified information By Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command Public Affairs

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ecent media reports about public leaks of protected U.S. Government information may have you wondering what, as a Sailor, you should do when you come across classified material in media reports or elsewhere online. Therefore, this is a good time for a reminder about our responsibility to properly protect classified information and maintain good “cyber hygiene.” First and foremost, as a Department of Navy employee within the Department of Defense, while on the web on unclassified government systems (think your computer at your workstation), you are prohibited from accessing or downloading documents that are known or suspected to contain classified information. Leaked information remains classified until and unless declassified by proper authorities. So, specific to the recent reports of possibly leaked classified information, remember: You should not search for this information on

an unclassified information system Report any unintentional (inadvertent) viewing of potentially leaked information to your command Security officials immediately. The official DOD memorandum that provides guidance on classified information in the public domain is available online. Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper released a statement last Thursday about the unauthorized disclosures. If you find that you have inadvertently viewed leaked information, it should not – repeat – should not immediately be treated as a spill, however. Report it to your security manager and the data/information owner will be contacted for specific handling instructions of unclassified information systems that

may be exposed to possibly leaked information. But, before getting to the point, similar to the age old wisdom of “when in doubt, salute,” – when online and in doubt, do not click. This goes not only for classified information as with the recent leaks being reported, but always for questionable links, whether in an e-mail or on a website. Being ready requires all hands to protect classified information and observe smart practices when operating in the cyber domain. This bring us to good cyber hygiene, which is another way of saying being smart online to keep your work and family computers safe from both thieves and adversaries. Phishing scams, for example, where spoofed email contains a link to malware that can infect your computer or provide unauthorized access to private information and questionable websites could put both your family and the Nation’s security at risk. Good cyber hygiene equals cyber security, which is every Sailor’s responsibility. As Vice Adm. Michal S. Rogers, commander, U.S.

Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. Tenth Fleet, recently said in an interview with American Forces Press Service, one of the things that makes cyber different from the land, sea, air and s p a c e domains, is that it’s the only one in which every member of the organization is an operator. “If we’ve given you access to a keyboard, you’re operating in our domain,” he added. “You can’t really say that about the air or the maritime or the subsurface. Elements of our force are operating in those domains – don’t get me wrong – but not everybody is an operator all the time.” This reality, the admiral went on to say, “represents to us (not only) an opportunity to gain advantage, but also a potential opportunity for vulnerability for others to exploit, whether it’s intentional or unintentional.” Adapting to this challenge and succeeding in the cyber domain means changing the mindset of everyone in the Navy who uses a keyboard, Rogers said. “It doesn’t matter,” he said, “whether you’re sitting on shore duty in the middle of the

United States or you are out on the USS Eisenhower in the Strait of Hormuz – you’re an operator in this domain.” Finally, being smart online also applies to your interactions on social media. To learn more about the cyber domain and cyber security, go to www.fcc.navy.mil. U.S. Fleet Cyber Command serves as the Navy component command to U.S. Strategic Command and U.S. Cyber Command, providing operational employment of the Navy’s cyber, network operations, information operations, cryptologic, and space forces and the Navy’s service cryptologic component commander to the National Security Agency/Central Security Service.

Commentary rules Commentaries are the opinion of the writer and should not be interpreted as official government, Navy or command policy statements. Reader submission are welcome but should not exceed 800 words. Submissions must be bylined and include a daytime phone number or e-mail contact for the writer. All submissions are subject to editing to comply with policy and standards. Address Commentary submissions to Janet.Thomas. ctr@navy.mil.


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Residency program wins accreditation By Lt. Cmdr. Leah Soley and Lt. Kevin Bernstein Naval Hospital Pensacola

The American Council for Graduate Medical Education recently awarded Naval Hospital Pensacola’s Family Medicine Residency Program a four-year accreditation. The outcome of the evaluation speaks volumes about the educational standards set by NHP and the hard work the residents and faculty perform daily. The accreditation represented months of demanding work by the faculty and staff, as well as the consistent performance of the residents in the program over the past 40 years. NHP is one of the Navy’s five Family Medicine Residency teaching hospitals, and its Family Medicine Residency Program was started in 1972. The program provides three years of additional training after medical school to prepare residents to become board-certified in family medicine. An average of seven residents graduate per year and the program is considered one of the top residency programs in the Navy by many medical students, in part because of the range of clinical and patient-centered experience the program offers. Family medicine physicians provide care to the entire family and their training is focused on compassionate, patient-centered care to all ages and stages of life.

Lt. Lesley Algert, a resident at Naval Hospital Pensacola, speaks with a patient June 13. NHP’s Family Medicine Residency Program was recently awarded a four-year accreditation from the American Council for Graduate Medical Education. NHP is one of the Navy’s five Family Medicine Residency teaching hospitals. Photo by Jason Bortz

“(The residency) put in many hours of extra work and really pulled together as a program and clinic to earn this recognition,” said Cdr. Carolyn Rice, director of medical services, NHP. “I am glad that others recognize what a great job [they] do everyday training the next generation of physicians.” Since its previous site assessment, the program has undergone a variety of rigorous changes. As the first Family

Medicine Residency Program in the entire military to pilot patient-centered care, known as Medical Home Port, the residency program serves as a trailblazer for implementation and provides a blueprint for all other military residency programs as an example of successful Medical Home Port performance. The residency program’s Family Medicine Clinic was also the first Navy Family Medicine Residency to achieve

the status of a Level III Medical Home Port, the highest level attainable for national recognition. The program also redeveloped its entire curriculum, which the ACGME has requested as a model and template to help develop curriculum at military and civilian residency programs across the country. “These are challenging inspections that test the quality of family medicine residency programs and Naval Hospital

Pensacola’s program met the mark,” said Capt. Maureen O. Padden, commanding officer, NHP. “The excellence of the program would not be possible without the entire staff. Education is a shared responsibility.” Throughout all three years, residents work under the supervision of a variety of talented family medicine physician faculty members and serve as primary care managers for patients within NHP’s Family Medicine Medical Home Port. In addition to clinic responsibilities, residents also provide care for nursing home patients, make home visits and deliver babies to patients they have followed during their entire pregnancy. Residents also rotate through a number of inpatient and outpatient specialty experiences to expand their knowledge and proficiency in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, pediatrics, surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, orthopaedics, dermatology and neurology. NHP’s program continues to play a critical role in helping meet the need for physicians in the Navy around the world at military treatment facilities, on ships, overseas and with Marines. For more information on the Naval Hospital Pensacola Family Medicine Residency Program, visit http://www.med. navy.mil/sites/pcola/rp.

Corpsmen celebrate 115 years of service By MC1 James Stenberg NHP Assistant PAO

Hospital corpsmen have a long, proud tradition of excellence, honor, bravery and sacrifice as the Navy’s enlisted Medical Corps. On June 17, the Navy’s Hospital Corps celebrated 115 years of service. Hospital corpsmen perform their duties as assistants in the prevention and treatment of disease and injury and assist health care professionals in providing care to DoD personnel and their families. They may function as clinical or specialty technicians, administrative personnel or health care providers at medical treatment facilities. They also serve as battlefield corpsmen with the Marine Corps, rendering emergency medical treatment to include initial treatment in a combat environment. Since the inception of the Navy in 1775, the need for Sailors dedicated to the caring of the sick and injured has been a priority. There were surgeon’s mates in the late 1700s, loblolly boys in 1841, male nurses in 1861, baymen in 1876 and finally the establishment of the Hospital Corps in 1898. The hospital corpsmen have a long and proud tradition of taking care of those in their charge. In order to ensure that the members of the new Hospital Corps were adequately trained in the disciplines pertinent to both

medicine and to the Navy, a basic school for corpsmen was established at the U.S. Naval Hospital Norfolk (Portsmouth), Va. Originally called the School of Instruction, it opened Sept. 2, 1902. Its curriculum included anatomy and physiology, bandaging, nursing, first aid, pharmacy, clerical work and military drill. The first class of 28 corpsmen graduated on Dec. 15, 1902. Early history of the Hospital Corps set a pace of conspicuous service and involvement that would continue to the present. According to www.Corpsman. com, before there was a Hospital Corps School, Hospital Apprentice Robert Stanley was serving with the U.S. contingent at Peking (Beijing), China. A Chinese political group that was opposed to the foreign presence in China prompted attacks on foreign embassies in July 1900. During this action, Stanley volunteered for the dangerous mission of running message dispatches under fire. For his bravery, Stanley became the first hospital corpsmen to receive the Medal of Honor. World War I provided the Hospital Corps a role that would afford it some of the most dangerous challenges it would ever face: duty with the Marine Corps. In the face of great adversity, the Hospital Corps would cement its reputation for effectiveness and bravery.

“The Marines do not have any medical (personnel), we are their medical,” said HMC Chi Partick, command career counselor with Naval Hospital Pensacola. “That’s something to be proud of because we go where the Marines go; we take the fight to the enemy and do what they do. There is a lot of pride in that.” The sacrifices of the Hospital Corps have been evident in the honors received; 22 Medal of Honors, 174 Navy Crosses and 20 naval ships named in honor of hospital corpsman. During their 115 years of service, more than 2,000 corpsmen have lost their lives in action. “One thing I love is the rich history. I take a lot of pride in that even though I have never received a Medal of Honor or Purple Heart,” Patrick said. “I’m part of an elite group of individuals that have done that. Just to call myself a hospital corpsman is an immense amount of pride.” Today, corpsmen work in a variety of environments. Some works indoors in hospitals or clinics. Others work aboard ships and submarines, air squadrons and in special operational environments. Of course, corpsmen still serve with Marines, a bond that is stronger than ever. “Most of (corpsmen) bond very, very tightly with our Marines,” said HM2 Justin Hillery, assistant leading petty offi-

cer, Anesthesia Department, NHP. “As corpsmen, we are very protective and attached to (our Marines). It’s a unique relationship and I loved every second of it.” When asked how he felt about hospital corpsmen, Lt. Cmdr. David Moore, a resident at NHP said, “Corpsmen always brought that feeling of comfort to Marines. Even if you got injured or wounded, you always just felt like your corpsmen would take care of you.” “I served with corpsman while I was a forward air controller with a Marine infantry battalion,” said Moore, who was a Marine Corps Harrier pilot prior to becoming a physician in the Navy. “Corpsman are indispensable and watching what they do every day is what helped me decide to pursue a career in medicine." Just as some decide they want join the medical community, a few reluctantly leave to pursue other avenues. “When I was selected for the command master chief program, I had to give up my rate,” said CMC Douglas Sprague, with NHP. “Even though I don’t wear it on the sleeve any more, I still have it in the heart, and I’m still a corpsman through and through.” For more news from Naval Hospital Pensacola, visit www.navy.mil/local/nh_ pensacola/.


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Students win awards for essays, drawings From Greater Pensacola Chamber

The Greater Pensacola Chamber and the National Flight Academy recently announced the winners of the annual Military Appreciation Month essay and drawing competitions. The contests, which were open to elementary-, middle- and high-school students in Escambia County, allowed contestants to show off their patriotism through creative writing and illustration. Military Appreciation Month is held nationwide every year during May to promote and improve the quality of life for servicemen and women. It serves as a monthlong salute to those who serve our country in time of war and also provide for the largest economic engine in our community. Prizes were awarded in four categories, each representing students from different grade levels. Kindergarten, first- and second-graders were asked to design a new squadron patch for the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, and third- through sixth-grade contestants wrote an essay that focused on what career in the military they would choose and why. Seventh- through 11thgrade contestants completed an essay question-

naire from the National Flight Academy. Winners of each category were invited to an award luncheon sponsored by Pen Air Federal Credit Union June 5 at the National Flight Academy onboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola. First-place winners in grades seven through 12 received a scholarship to participate in a 5½-day Ambition program at the National Flight Academy, which is valued at $1,250. All first-, second- and third-place winners received a cash prize ranging from $50 to $100. For more information, go to www.pensacola chamber.com.

The winners

Naval Air Station Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins speaks to parents and students during the awards luncheon June 5 at the National Flight Academy. Photo by Nicholas J. Thrasher, Naval Aviation Museum Foundation

Contest winners line up for a photo with (from left in back) Scott Arkills, executive vice president and chief operations officer for Pen Air Credit Union; Naval Air Station Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins; and Jeff Bergosh, chairman of the Escambia County School Board. Bergosh was the chairman of the Military Appreciation Month Essay Contest. Photo by Nicholas J. Thrasher, Naval Aviation Museum Foundation

Here are the winners from each category: Category I (kindergarten-second grade): Blue Angels Squadron Patch Design • First place: Wyatt Beasley, kindergarten, Creative Learning Academy. • Second place: London Metzger, kindergarten, Creative Learning Academy. • Third place: Gabby Hulstrand, kindergarten, Creative Learning Academy. Category II (thirdsixth grade): Essay contest • First place: Anna Akin, fifth grade, R.C. Lipscomb Elementary. • Second place: Jayden Jemison, fifth grade, Myrtle Grove Elementary. • Third place: Haley Israelson, 5th grade, Myrtle Grove Elementary. Category III & IV (seventh-12th grade): Essay contest • First place: Von E. Littlejohn III. • Second place: Thao Dang, seventh grade, Workman Middle School. • Third place: Angus Campbell, 11th grade. Quotes from contestants: • “I was in ROTC for three years, and I am excited about flight academy week.” – Angus Campbell • “I want to be a military vet (veterinarian) when I grow up.” – Anna Akin • “I wrote about the change in fighting methods, both in leadership and technology.” – Thao Dang


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The end of requirement for ‘base decals’ is near From Jay Cope NASWF PAO

Long a standard sign of permission to enter military bases, vehicle stickers for the windshields of cars are soon to become a thing of the past. “On July 1, take your decals off,” Paul Long, deputy director, Naval Air Station Whiting Field Security Department, instructed. Commander Navy Installations Command recently promulgated a Navywide instruction to negate the need for base decals. However, this order does not eliminate the need to register personal vehicles with base security. “All new ‘check-ins’ will register any and all vehicles to be driven onboard with (NASWF) Pass and Identification Office. Pass and ID will complete Consolidated Law Enforcement Operations Center (CLEOC) entries for owner and vehicles,” Long said.

The CLEOC system of registration that is currently in use will continue to be the method of accounting for vehicles. This system helps track base personnel by maintaining a record of license plates regardless of state of issue. J. Nisewonger, gate guard, compared registering vehicles on base to the state laws of registration. “I believe if you want access to base and work here, you need to be registered here,” he said. “They (registration procedures) are in place to ensure proper safety standards are observed and so individuals can be located in the event of vehicle damage or theft.” Once the decal requirement is

lifted on July 1, Long assures that business will continue as usual. Credentials will still be verified via CAC card, and if anything, this new process should speed up entry though the gate. “We’re vetting the person, not the vehicle. Those base decals aren’t cheap; we’re saving the base thousands of dollars (by eliminating them),” Long stated. Long shared that both NAS Pensacola and the Air Force have already successfully implemented these changes and no increase in incidents have been reported. Gate guards and base police will remain at a heightened state of alertness to suspicious vehicles and ensure no unauthorized per-

sonnel will be granted base access. “There will be no slowdown for base entry. Credentials are shown with ID cards; nothing’s different,” Long said. To ensure this change is being implemented, physical security will be following up with pass and ID to cross reference the number of vehicles on base matches that of the electronic record. And as always, commanding officers and executive officers will ensure cooperation. Those who neglect to register their vehicles will be issued citations. “This (instruction) needs to be enforced; people need to make a real effort,” Long stated. The decision to remove baseaffiliated stickers from all vehicles not only saves money but it may also help protect service members from random acts of terrorism. From an anti-terrorism stand point, decals and other conspicuous armed forces markings can pose a threat for individuals

that are being targeted by antimilitary extremist groups. “I’m glad they’re (decals) going away,” MA1 Erica Roten said. “When we do anti-terrorism drills we look to see if people have decals … they identify individuals as targets.” Stacy McFadden, NASWF Pass and Identification Office clerk, reminds service members that, even with the removal of base decals, the responsibility of personal security off-base is still in their hands. “People saw base decals as being a threat. I see other stuff like people with Navy or Marine Corps vanity plates, wings and ‘Married to a Sailor’ stickers on cars with out-of-state plates make them stand out,” he said. While Milton and Pensacola boast low threat-levels and tend to be very supportive of their service men and women, awareness of the existence of illnatured individuals should always be observed.

Ski boats back, hours and options expanded at Whiting Park From Jay Cope NASWF PAO

The heat of summer has finally arrived, and that means heading out to the local waterways for some family fun. Whether your preference is fishing, cooking out on the local sand bars, swimming, water skiing, or canoeing, Whiting Park is a secluded gem well equipped to meet your recreational needs. Located on the Blackwater River in East Milton, about nine miles south of Whiting Field, Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Whiting Park includes a wading area, playground, basketball and volleyball courts, and horseshoes, ensuring everyone will find something suited to their favorite summer activities. From paddle boards to paddle boats, campers to canoes, and tackle rods to tents, Whiting Park offers an extensive array of outdoor activity rentals. “Other than Hobie themselves, we have one of the largest fleets in the region, if not the Southeast,” boasted Don Inman, NASWF MWR Recreation Program manager, while expressing his pride for the vast selection of Hobie kayaks and other watercraft that Whiting Park maintains. Inman stated that he is excited about the recent changes occurring at Whiting Park, most notably the reintroduction of ski boats, which are expected to be available for rental before the end of June. Rates will range between $25-35/hourly, depending on the renter’s

status. In order to rent a ski boat, patrons must have a boater safety certification prior to renting, and will be required to watch a short training video and listen to a quick brief before taking the boat out. Boater safety certifications can be obtained at www.boatus.com or www.boat-ed.com/florida. MWR has also expanded rental options to offer patrons greater flexibility. Whiting Park now provides hourly pricing options as well as half day (four hour) and full day (eight hour) rentals for many of their products. Inman noted that while certain rentals experienced a slight increase in price at the hourly rate, fees are similar to previous rates when comparing half and full day rates. Ens. Nicole Leonard, Training Squadron Six, who recently rented paddle boards from Whiting Park, found the rates reasonable as well. “I was impressed with how much they had to offer for such reasonable prices,” she noted, adding that she plans to rent from Whiting Park again. As well as expanding rental options, MWR extended Whiting Park’s Thursday operating hours, which now span from noon-8 p.m. In addition to Thursdays, Whiting Park is open Fridays through Mondays 7 a.m.8 p.m., including holidays. Whiting Park offers full rental services during all open hours. Emphasizing the return of the ski boats, Inman hopes to see an increase in awareness of all the programs that

MWR has to offer. “There’s a lot going on during the weekends, and it’s really family oriented,” he notes, while mentioning that Whiting Park also offers pavilions perfect for families or hosting parties. In addition to the various rentals available through MWR at their Whiting Park location, MWR’s on base Outdoor Adventure Program office offers numerous non-power rentals, including a greater variety of camp gear, as well as bicycles, campers, sleeping bags, canteens, cookers, and even auto gear to help with the transport of kayaks, bikes and canoes. While the two programs function separately, they offer common equipment and work in tandem by keeping stock of each other’s supplies and directing patrons to the appropriate outlet for their rentals needs, explained Bill Engle, a recreation aide at Whiting Park. As well as rental offerings, MWR’s Outdoor Adventure Program organizes trips and educational programs focused on exploring the natural beauty of the Southeast United States through a variety of different outdoor activities. Reservations can be made up to 90 days in advance for pavilions, pontoons and ski boats, canoes, kayaks and campers. Whiting Park offers rentals to active duty and retired military members as well as DoD employees. Civilians and family members are permitted to access Whiting Park with their sponsors. For additional information see MWR at Bldg. 1475 or call (850) 623-2383.


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Disaster workshop is for children

The NAS Pensacola Child & Youth Programs, Fleet & Family Support Center (FFSC) and the American Red Cross are presenting a disaster preparedness for youth workshop. The workshop is 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. today, June 21, at the NAS Youth Center, 690 Moffett Road. Children will learn fun ways they can help prepare for emergencies. Parents are also welcome. For more information, call Carissa Bergosh, school liason, at 293-0322 (e-mail, Carissa.bergosh@navy.mil) or Kathy Sims, FFSC, at 452-4277 (e-mail Kathy.sims@navy.mil).

Commissary to cut hours on July 4

The Pensacola NAS Commissary, 5800 West Highway 98, has announced reduced hours for the Independence Day holiday. The commissary will open at 9 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. July 4. Regular hours will resume July 5. For more information, call 452-6880.

Vacation Bible school announced

Vacation Bible school is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 29 to Aug. 2 at the J.B. McKamey Center (directly across from the chapel building). The program is for children ages 4 through those entering sixth grade. The theme is “Jungle Jaunt, Responding to the One True God.” Activities will include adventure-filled Bible stories, rainforest crafts, time outdoors and songs. For more information, call 452-2341, option 5.

MESS Hall has special summer hours

The Pensacola MESS Hall (Math, Engineering, Science & Stuff), 116 N. Tarragona St., offers hands-on opportunities for children and young people. Hours of operation have been extended for the summer and several special events are planned. From June through August, the Pensacola MESS Hall will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Summer camp sessions are available for grades 1-9. For more information, go to www.Pensacola MESShall.org or call (877) 937-6377.

Budget for Baby classes scheduled

Officials at the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society are offering Budget for Babies classes. Classes at NAS Pensacola are scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 27 at the NMCRS facility in Bldg. 191 at 91 Radford Blvd. A class at NAS Whiting Field is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon June 22 in the atrium building. For more information or to make reservations, call 452-2300.

Vietnam vet to talk about trucks

Ron Smith of Pensacola will talk about his experiences with truck convoys in Vietnam at a “Heroes Among Us” gathering at 6 p.m. June 28 at Veterans Memorial Park on Bayfront Parkway. Smith, a former U.S. Army sergeant, was part of the 360th Transportation Company from 1968 to 1970. He will bring a vehicle like the ones used in Vietnam. Smith’s talk is the second in a series sponsored by the local Marine Corps League J.R. Spears Detachment 066 to boost understanding of military experiences. The free gatherings are scheduled for last Friday of every month through October at Veterans Memorial Park. Light food and water will be provided; participants are urged to bring chairs. In case of rain, the event will be held at A&J Mugs, 24 North Palafox St. Donations will be accepted for the Marine Corps League’s Marines in Distress fund for veterans in need. For more information, go to www.firstgiving. com/fundraiser/edwardrouse/MarineInDistress FundraisingPage.

Enter your team in the Doggie Bowl

Individuals, teams and sponsors are invited to participate in the Humane Society of Pensacola’s Doggie Bowl, which is scheduled for 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 29 at Cordova Lanes. The Humane Society of Pensacola is a no-kill shelter for cats and dogs located at 5 North Q St. Teams of four to six people cost $20 per person with shoe rental and five door prize tickets included. The grand prize is a trophy and a $100 gift certificate for a team dinner. Other activities include a team costume contest. For details or entry forms, go to www.humane societyofpensacola.org and click on News and Events. You can also send an e-mail to kim@matheselectric.com.

Host families needed for Iraqi teens

The Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council is a local organization that partners with the U.S. Department of State on professional and student exchange programs. For the fourth year in a row, Pensacola is one of five cities to host a family week for nine Iraqi high school students in the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP). IYLEP is sponsored by the U.S. Embassy of Baghdad. The council is looking for families with teens who are willing to share their family life from July 9–21 with one or two Iraqi boys, ages 15 and 16.

Submission guide You can submit information for possible publication in Partyline by sending an e-mail to Janet.Thomas.ctr@navy.mil. Submissions must include the organization’s name and details about events including times, dates, locations and any costs involved. Contact information also is required. All submissions are subject to editing to comply with established standards. Items should be submitted at least one week in advance. The deadline is noon Friday for the next week’s publication. The local program will keep the teens busy during the workday hours. Host family teenagers are welcome to participate in some of the local Pensacola activities, but are not required to do so. If you would like to host an IYLEP participant, call 595-0817. To read more about the program, go to www.gulfcoastdiplomacy.org.

Basketball referee camp scheduled

The Miracle Strip Basketball Officials Association will be conducting a beginning basketball referee instructional camp June 28-29 at Pensacola State College. The camp is open to men and women ages 18 years and older that have an interest in becoming a certified high school basketball referee. Cost is $25. A camp brochure and additional information can be obtained by contacting Chip Boes by phone at 968-9299 or by e-mail at chipboes@gmail.com.

EscaRosa CFC getting ready for 2013

The EscaRosa Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is in the initial planning stages for the 2013 program and there are several ways you can get involved. Recommendations are being accepted for federal employees to participate in sub-committees to offer ideas, suggestions and recommendations to the Local Federal Coordinating Committee (LFCC). Sub-committees include marketing, awards, special events and materials. For more information, contact CFC Director Ron Denson by phone at 452-2029 or by e-mail at cfcdir@escarsaocfc.org.

University announces fall registration

Fall registration has begun for Southern Illinois University’s Workforce Education (WED) and Development and Health Care Management (HCM) bachelor’s degree programs. The fall semester begins Aug. 24. Classes are held online and onboard NAS Pensacola at the NATTC building. Credit is also awarded for military and prior work experience as well as technical training. For more information, contact Wendy Spradlin at 458-6263 or by e-mail at wspradlin@siu.edu for WED, or Beth Huston at 455-2449 or by e-mail at bhuston@siu.edu for HCM.

Free tennis clinics being offered

The Pensacola Sports Association (PSA) has announced the following dates and locations for the 2013 Pensacola Racquet Round Up, a series of free tennis clinics for area youth: • June 26 at Hollice T. Williams Park (under I110). Ages 6-8 (8 a.m. to 10 a.m.) and ages 9-12 (10 a.m. to noon). • July 25-26 at Gulf Breeze Recreation Center. Ages 6-8 (8 a.m. to 10 a.m.) and ages 9-12 (10 a.m. to noon). • July 29 at Naval Air Station Pensacola tennis courts. Ages 6-8 (8 a.m. to 10 a.m.) and ages 9-12 (10 a.m. to noon). All skill levels are welcome. Area tennis professionals will lead the instruction. Participants are encouraged to bring racquets if they have them, appropriate tennis shoes and clothes, water bottle and sun screen. Racquets will be available to use during the clinic. Parents can register their children online at www.pensacolasports.com or by visiting tennis centers or pro shops to fill out a paper form.

County plans special waste roundup

A Regional Roundup will be under way from 8 a.m. to noon June 29 at the Escambia County Central Office Complex, 3363 West Park Place. Regional Roundup events provide an opportunity to properly dispose of electronics, household hazardous waste, shoes and up to four tires per vehicle, free of charge. All types of clean, dry, electronics will be accepted. Electronics that have been partially recycled will not be accepted. Appliances, including fans and air conditioners, will not be accepted. Household hazardous waste includes items such as swimming pool chemicals, cleaners, drain openers, paint and paint products, fuels, gases, lawn and garden chemicals, aerosol cans and automotive repair and maintenance products. Shoes are also collected for the Soles4Souls program. Donated shoes should be bound together with a rubber band. For more information, call the Escambia County

Department of Solid Waste Management at 9372160.

4-H accepting registrations for camp

The Santa Rosa County 4-H program is accepting registrations for the annual 4-H Camp. Santa Rosa County 4-H Camp will be July 22-26 at Camp Timpoochee in Niceville. Youth do not have to be 4-H members to participate in the camp. Applications will be accepted until July 1 or until the camp is full. If you are interested in participating in 4-H Camp call the Santa Rosa County 4-H office at (850) 623-3868 for a registration packet. 4-H Camp is designed for youth ages 8 to 12 as of Sept. 1, 2012. Cost for the week of camp is $230 which includes lodging, meals, T-shirt and canteen. There is a reduced camp fee for youth who qualify for free or reduced lunch. Camper orientation will be 5 to 6 p.m. July 8 as well as 6 to 7 p.m. July 11. New campers must attend one of the orientations. To register, contact the Santa Rosa County 4-H Program Assistant Prudence Caskey at (850) 6233868. If you are interested in helping to sponsor a camper’s cost, contact Caskey by phone at (850) 623-3868 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays or by e-mail at prudencec@santarosa.fl.gov.

Group presenting comedy skits

Panhandle Community Theatre is presenting “Black Box,” a collection of comedy skits written by local playwrights. Shows are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. June 28 and 29 and 2:30 p.m. June at 4646 Woodbine Road, off Highway 90 in the Storage Masters Center in Pace. Tickets are $15. There is limited seating for each show. For reservations call (850) 221-7599 or email info@panhandlecommunitytheatre.com.

Parents can take infant massage class

The Fleet & Family Support Center has scheduled an infant massage class for 9 a.m. June 28. Target ages are 2 months to 6 months. The class size is limited to 10 parents only. Anyone interested in taking the class needs to make reservations with Sheila McNeely at 452-5609. For more information or if you have additional questions, call 452-5673 or 346-9129.

Cornhole tournament to be June 29

A Gulf Coast Cornhole Series tournament is scheduled for June 29 at Angler’s Beachside Grill in Fort Walton Beach. Teams of two will compete for gift cards and prizes at a series of qualifying tournaments. Top teams at the final tournament will be awarded $1,000 in cash prizes, cornhole boards from Custom Corn Toss and merchandise. Remaining qualifying tournaments are July 20 at Flora-Bama, Aug. 17 at Bamboo Willi’s, Sept. 21 at Bamboo Willie’s, and Oct. 19 at Juana’s Pagodas. Participants can register online at www.kaboomssc.com/tournaments, mail in a registration form, or sign-up at the event location the day of the event. Cost is $20 per team with online or mail-in registration, and $30 per team at the door. For more information go to www.kaboomssc.com.

NMCRS store to be closed for a week

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) Thrift Shop aboard NASP Corry Station will be closed from June 28 to July 8. The store is scheduled to reopen at 9 a.m. July 9. For more information, call 452-2300.

Concert celebrates Black Music Month

Pensacola State College’s Black History/ Multicultural Committee is celebrating June as Black Music Month by presenting the ensemble Sage in concert at 7 p.m. June 28 at the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio, Bldg. 23. Sage is an all-women jazz, blues and contemporary ensemble. The concert will be taped live for a special edition of WSRE TV’s “Studio Amped” and “Aware.” Tickets are $5 for general admission and free for Pensacola State College students with a current college ID. Tickets are available at the Lyceum Box Office, Bldg. 8, room 861, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and one hour prior to performance at the Amos Studio Box Office. For more information, call 484-1759.

Mustang to make stop in Pensacola

The Wounded Warriors Family Support (WWFS) High Five Tour will be making a stop at World Ford, 6397 Pensacola Blvd., from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 29. The cross country tour features a specially prepared 2013 Shelby GT500 “Super Snake” Mustang. The goal is to raise funds to build two “smart homes” for wounded warriors. Anyone who makes a donation will get to sign the car with a special pen. The 2011 High Five Tour Shelby Mustang was sold for $700,000 in April 2012 at an auction in Arizona. For more information, go to www.gulfcoast mustangclub.org.


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GOSPORT BUI: What you need to know

Officers across the nation team up for Operation Dry Water – June 28-30

From http:// www. operationdrywater.org

National BUI enforcement and education campaign From http:// www. operationdrywater.org

• U.S. Coast Guard 2012 data reveal that alcohol was a primary contributing factor in 17 percent of fatalities from recreational boating accidents. • In 2012, alcohol was a contributing factor in just 8 percent of boating accidents overall, but figured in 17 percent of boating fatalities. • Operating a boat with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or higher is against federal law and most state laws. • Alcohol can impair a boater’s judgment, balance, vision, and reaction time. It can increase fatigue and susceptibility to the effects of coldwater immersion. • Sun, wind, noise, vibration, and motion – common to the boating environment – intensify the effects of alcohol, drugs, and some medications. • Alcohol consumption can result in an inner ear disturbance that can make it impossible for a person suddenly immersed in water to distinguish up from down. • Impairment can be even more dangerous for boaters than for motor vehicle drivers since most boaters have less experience and confidence operating a boat than they do driving a car. Boaters average only about 110 hours of boating per year. • It is illegal in every state and territory to operate a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. BUI laws pertain to all boats, from canoes and rowboats to the largest ships.

With boating under the influence continuing to be a major factor in accidents and deaths on our nation’s waterways, thousands of officers with local, state and federal agencies will again team up for Operation Dry Water (ODW) in a coordinated effort to be on the water providing heightened enforcement and awareness about the dangers of boating under the influence (BUI) of drugs or alcohol. Operation Dry Water 2013 is June 28-30, just before the Fourth of July, a holiday known for drinking and boating, and deadly accidents. Operation Dry Water is a nationwide education and enforcement initiative launched by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard. Since the launch of Operation Dry Water in 2009, the percentage of boating fatalities with alcohol listed as a contributing factor has decreased from 19 percent to 17 percent in the United States. Despite the decrease, BUI still accounts for a disproportional number of on-thewater deaths. In 2011, alcohol was a contributing factor in just 8 percent of boating accidents overall, but figured in 17 percent of boating fatalities . In 2012, 51 states and U.S. territories participated in Operation Dry Water. More than 4,500 officers from 505 local, state, and federal agencies participated in 72 hours of

In 2012, 51 states and U.S. territories participated in Operation Dry Water. During that three-day weekend law enforcement officers contacted 49,209 vessels and 113,116 boaters, made 337 BUI arrests and issued 4,819 citations and 9,695 warnings for safety violations. All reported numbers were higher than those reported the previous year. Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard

heightened BUI enforcement. Officers were able to remove 337 BUI operators from the water while issuing an addition-

enforcement officer during the Operation Dry Water weekends. In 2013 NASBLA’s Operation Dry Water

al 14,514 boating safety citations and warnings. In addition, law enforcement officers made contact with over 113,000 boaters concerning BUI or boating safety enforcement and awareness. From 2009 to 2012 more than 1,200 BUI operators have been removed from the water and more than 313,500 boaters have been contacted by a law

received the national Horizon Award, from the National Safe Boating Council, for the campaign’s dedication to moving the cause of recreational boating safety to a new level. The campaign was also recognized for its encouragement to boaters to take a pledge to make wise decisions about alcohol use, and to never drink while

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boating. Toby Velasquez, NASBLA president, says, “Operation Dry Water has proven to be a successful campaign. I encourage every local, state and federal agency tasked with boating law enforcement to participate in this worthwhile BUI enforcement and awareness effort.” Officers from all 56 U.S. states, trusts and territories are expected to participate in Operation Dry Water 2013 by educating the public and providing heightened BUI enforcement for the safety of those operating a vessel as well as other boaters on the water. For more information on this annual event, visit operationdrywater.org.

Other boating safety facts: • In 2012, almost 71 percent of those who died in a boating accident drowned; 84 percent of those who drowned were not wearing a life jacket. • Boat operator instruction is a significant factor in avoiding and surviving accidents. Approximately 14 percent of fatalities in 2012 occurred on boats where the operator was known to have received boating safety instruction. • In 2012, there were 12,101,936 recreational vessels registered in the United States. This is a 0.59 percent decrease from 2011 when 12,173,935 recreational vessels were registered.

Jokes & Groaners Nautical terms ... Ahoy: The first in a series of four letter words commonly exchanged by skippers as their boats approach one another. Channel: Narrow stretch of deep or dredged waterway bordered by buoys or markers that separates two or more grounded boats Current: Tidal flow that carries a boat away from its desired destination or toward a hazard. Flipper: Rubber swimming aid worn on the feet. Usually available in two sizes, 3 and 17. Hatch: An opening in a deck leading to the cabin below with a cover designed to let water in while keeping fresh air out. Lanyard: A light line attached to a small article so that it can be secured somewhere well out of reach.


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Former Starbase-Atlantis graduate returns as teacher By Ens. Jacqui Wengler NETC PAO

Students from East Milton Elementary School launched rockets celebrating their graduation from the Starbase-Atlantis program aboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field May 30. Blue Angels share reading time with local children ... AM1 Jared Mann, from Deerfield, Kan., assigned to the U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, answers questions June 12 from youngsters at a local bookstore having just read a children’s book to them during the store’s weekly children’s story time event. The Blue Angels have called Pensacola home since 1954, and although budget cuts have forced the cancellation of 2013 air shows and practice demonstrations, the team is still committed to their mission of enhancing Navy recruiting, and representing Navy and Marine Corps aviation in their local community. Photo by MCC Russ Tafuri

This is not the first time to Starbase-Atlantis for the students’ teacher, Nicholas Stearns. Stearns was a graduate of the program back when he was a fifthgrader enrolled at S.S. Dixon Intermediate School. “Going back to Starbase-Atlantis as a

teacher for the first time was so surreal. Seeing the kids interact with the instructors and pilots brought back fond memories of my time at Starbase as a student,” said Stearns. “I will admit, I was probably just as excited about going this year as I was all those years ago. The infor-

mation the program offers young students is invaluable and is delivered in a way that they will never forget.” While at StarbaseAtlantis, the students learned about various science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects and par-

ticipated in several group activities. The instructors taught subjects such as the physics of aerodynamics, Newton’s Three Laws of Motion, basics of navigation, understanding chemistry and the engineering design process. As a teacher, Stearns wanted his students to

learn the same valuable lessons he was taught at Starbase-Atlantis. “The importance of bringing fifth-grade students to Starbase goes beyond them going on a field trip that involves cool science experiments,” says Stearns. “The experience also provides students the chance to interact with actual military personnel giving them the chance to ask questions that they may have about life in the military as well the opportunity to learn that many of the people that are in the military were also normal fifth-graders when they were younger.” Starbase-Atlantis has had more than 100,000 graduates since its launching in September 1994. NAS Whiting Field is one of the 15 locations throughout naval installations in the United States. Starbase-Atlantis Whiting Field has graduated 15,356 students since its opening. The highlight of the week is the launching of rockets after the students’ graduation. “My favorite activity at Starbase as a student was building a rocket,” said Stearns. “Today, as a teacher, it is building a rocket.”


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Speech, hearing help to be available at July 4 event From Speech & Hearing Board

The Speech & Hearing Board has announced that it will have a booth at the Sertoma’s Fourth of July Celebration in Old Seville. The festivities are scheduled for noon to 6 p.m. in Seville Square with a fireworks display over Pensacola Bay at 9 p.m. The booth will provide ear plugs, information about services and educational information on preventing hearing loss or determining the need for professional evaluation in young children. In support of the Hearing Aid Bank, the board also will

be accepting used and nonfunctioning hearing aids for repair and recycling. The bank has an agreement with hearing aid manufacturers and receives monetary credit toward the purchase of reconditioned hearing aids. It assists local residence with the purchase of reconditioned hearing aids to those who qualify for assistance. The Speech & Hearing Board is a nonprofit organization established in 1960 to provide needs-based financial assistance to children and adults living in Northwest Florida who have speech and hearing difficulties. Approximately 44,000 resi-

dents of Northwest Florida are in need of speech, hearing or language services. Professionals from the Baptist Hospital Speech Center, the West Florida Rehabilitation Institute, and several independent speech therapists and audiology clinics are all active partners with the organization. The therapists and clinics are able to administer hundreds of treatments to residents each year for a nominal cost. Members of The Speech & Hearing Board are all volunteers. Since 1977, Baptist Heath Care Foundation has provided administrative functions for the board as a com-

munity service. This allows the board to incur zero administrative costs and, therefore, makes it possible for them to utilize 100 percent of funds received in support of their mission. In children born with a speech or hearing impairment, early evaluation and treatment provides the best chance for success in school. Children who cannot speak or hear normally are often hindered developmentally and socially. When intervention is provided prior to school enrollment, both peer interaction and educational progress are enhanced. If you suspect your child might have a

speech or hearing problem, use the “Is Your Child on Track” on the website at w w w. s p e e c h a n d h e a r i n g board.org to determine if your child is progressing normally. For adults, the need for therapy can be the result of various situations involving communication impairments that can be caused by congenital syndromes, stroke, trauma to the brain, and cancer. The desired outcome of therapy is to improve current speech and language abilities to enhance the quality of life. For more information about The Speech & Hearing Board, go to www.speechandhearing


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Morale, Welfare and Recreation

The National Naval Aviation Museum opened in 1963 – 50 years ago – and several events are scheduled to celebrate the milestone. Photo by Mike O’Connor

Museum marking 50 years Celebration features opening of new exhibit and cutting of birthday cake By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

The National Naval Aviation Museum plans to officially open a new exhibit tomorrow, June 22, that tells the story of its own 50-year history. The museum opened its doors to the public June 8, 1963, and the opening of the new exhibit will kick off a yearlong 50th birthday celebration with gift giveaways and the cutting of a birthday cake. Here is the schedule of events for tomorrow: • 10:15 a.m.: Opening of exhibit on the quarterdeck. • 11 a.m.: Discovery Saturday presentation “S-3 Viking” in Hangar Bay One. • Noon: Cubi Bar Cafe will feature a 50th birthday lunch special that includes a piece of birthday cake.

• 1 p.m.: Free admission to the “Magic of Flight” at the IMAX Naval Aviation Memorial Theatre. The museum has grown into one of the world’s largest aviation museums, and thousands of visitors pass through its doors each year. Rear Adm. Magruder H. Tuttle was one of the driving forces in the effort to create a museum to educate flight students about the history and heritage of naval aviation. His vision was realized with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the museum, which started out in a renovated wood-frame building constructed during World War II. The master of ceremonies was actor Jackie Cooper, who was a naval reserve officer and an honorary naval aviator. With only 8,500 square feet available for display, officials had to periodically rotate the small number of aircraft that were in the

original collection. With a growing collection of aircraft and donated artifacts, an executive committee was established by the Chief of Naval Operations in March 1964, and the Naval Aviation Museum Association (later Naval Aviation Museum Foundation) was established in 1966 to move forward with capital campaigns that resulted in the construction of the museum complex adjacent to Forrest Sherman Field. Today the museum’s collection includes more than 150 aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aviation displayed in nearly 300,000 square feet and the 37 acres outside. The exhibit is just one of the highlights of the museum’s anniversary celebration. Other events including a symposium and a formal black-tie gathering scheduled for Oct. 5.

At the movies FRIDAY

“Star Trek: Into Darkness” (3D), PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Hangover 3,” R, 8:10 p.m.; “Fast and Furious 6,” PG-13, 5 p.m., 7:40 p.m.

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“Iron Man 3” (3D), PG-13, noon; “Star Trek: Into Darkness” (3D), PG-13, 3 p.m.; “Hangover 3,” R, 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s Peeples,” PG-13, 12:20 p.m.; “Fast and Furious 6,” PG-13, 2:20 p.m., 8 p.m.; “White House Down,” PG-13, 5 p.m. (free admission).

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“Despicable Me” (3D), PG, noon; “Star Trek: Into Darkness” (3D), PG-13, 2 p.m.; “Iron Man 3” (3D), PG-13, 4:40 p.m.; “Hangover 3,” R, 7:20 p.m.; “Star Trek: Into Darkness” (2D), PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “Fast and Furious 6,” PG-13, 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. “Star Trek: Into Darkness” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; “Tyler Perry’s Peeples,” PG-13, 5:20 p.m.; “Hangover 3,” R, 7:10 p.m. “Tyler Perry’s Peeples,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Iron Man 3” (3D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Fast and Furious 6,” PG-13, 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY “Iron Man 3” (2D), PG-13, noon (free admission); “Mud,” PG-13, 3 p.m. (free admission);

“Star Trek: Into Darkness” (3D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “The Incredibles,” PG, noon (free admission); “Despicable Me” (2D), PG, 2:30 p.m. (free admission); “Fast and Furious 6,” PG13, 4:50 p.m., 7:30 p.m. THURSDAY COST

“Tyler Perry’s Peeples,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “The Great Gatsby” (3D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Hangover 3,” R, 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

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

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The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities that the whole family can participate in. For more information, call 452-8285 or visit the MWR website: www.naspensacola-mwr.com. • Beach Bash Workout: 11 a.m. to noon and 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 26. Meet at the Portside Fitness Center and walk to the beach behind the Liberty Center. For more information, call 452-7810. • Tiny Tots PT: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. each Thursday at Family Fitness Center, Bldg. 3712, Corry Station. Special exercise and routines designed for the little ones. Parent participation is requred. For more information, call 452-6004. • Summer swimming: Admission at Mustin Beach and Corry Station pools is free for active duty and dependents, military retirees and children younger than 5; $2 for retiree dependents, $3 for DoD employees and $4 for guests. Pool passes available at the Aquatic Office, Bldg. 3203, behind Mustin Beach Club. Pools closed Monday. Lifeguards man Barrancas Beach 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. For more information, call 452-9429. • Matinee movies: Portside Cinemas is offering free matinee movies every Wednesday in June. Movie times are noon and 12:30 p.m. For more information, call 452-3522. • Tennis clinics: Monday and Wednesday at A.C. Read Courts. Ages 10 and younger, 3:15 to 4 p.m.; ages 11 to 17, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Private and group lessons also available. Instructor is USPTA tennis professional Cameron Jones. Cost is $10. For information, call 292-3502. • “Pinocchio” auditions: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 24 at the Naval Aviation Schools Command auditorium. For ages 13-18. Rehearsals will be 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 25 to 28. Performance will be 5:30 p.m. June 29. For more information, call 452-2417. • Youth bowling camps: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 26-28, July 16-18 and Aug. 14-16 at Corry Bowling Center. For ages 5 to 18. Cost is $60. Each camp includes bowling, lunch and learning sections with coach. For more information, call 452-6380. • Spin instructors needed: Become a certified instructor. Radford Fitness Center and Corry Wellness Center need substitute certified spinning instructors. The next certification class starts Oct. 19. Registration fee is $295. Required products are $10. Active-duty military or dependents get a $50 discount. To register, go to www.spinning.com. For more information, call Lisa Carson at 452-6802. • Discount tickets: Stop by the Information, Tickets and Travel (ITT) office at the NEX Mall on Highway 98, to check out the discounts available on vacations and attractions. Tickets are available for the Daytona Coke Zero 400 Race at Daytona International Speedway July 5-6. For information, call 452-6354. • Energy-a-thon: 9 a.m. to noon July 10 at Radford Fitness Center. An aerobathon while partnering with energy awareness. For more information, call 452-9845.

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 www.naspensacola-mwr.com/singsail/ liberty.htm.

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Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away. The SafeHelpline provides live, one-on-one crisis support and information by trained staff. Call (877) 995-5247; go to www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247 CONUS; (202) 470-5546 OCONUS (may be additional charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows a victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services and safety interventions such as a Military Protective Order (MPO), separation from offender, expedited transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim may report to his/her chain-of-command, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR VA, SARC, and his/her CO shall commence an investigation. Restricted reporting allows a victim to have a confidential report, which does not trigger either command nor law enforcement notification and the victim may have a SAPR VA, and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim may disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care provider and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 Victim Advocate, call 449-9231/2. To contact the SARC during working hours, call 452-5990 x0; or during and after working hours, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.

Fleet and Family Support Center The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following classes: • Personal Financial Management Program: Offering “How to Come Up With that 20 Percent; Surviving a Furlough.” Class is open to all active duty, retirees, family members and DoD and contract employees. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • Welcoming new personnel: Everyone in the military has to transfer sooner or later. Commands should ensure 100 percent sponsor assign-

ment. Training is offered monthly. Trained sponsors can provide reliable information to incoming personnel and their families. To register for the next training session, call 452-5609. • Positive Parenting: Being an effective parent is one of the most rewarding tasks in life and one of the most challenging. Classes provide a practical approach to raising happy, respectful, self-reliant, healthy, confident, cooperative and responsible children. Six weeks of classes. Call 4525609 to register.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach is seeking volunteers for opportunities including: • Meals on Wheels: Council on Aging of West Florida, 875 Royce St., is seeking volunteers to deliver meals to homebound elderly citizens of Escambia County on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. Contact Brenda Turner at 432-1475, ext. 410, or visit RSVPCoordinator@coawfla.org. • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida: Youth mentoring organization matches screened adult volunteers with children ages 6 through eighth grade who come pri-

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marily from single parent homes. For more information, go to www.bbbsnwfl.org. • At Homefront Hugs: Volunteers will help in disaster relief and offer assistance to military families dealing with deployments and wounded veterans. For more information, contact Alassandra Kellerman at (412) 4983855 or go to www.homefront hugs.com. For more information, contact NASP Community Outreach at 452-2532 or e-mail NAS PensacolaCommunityOutreach@ Facebook.com.

Worship schedule The Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel and the Lady of Loreto Chapel are closed for renovations. During renovations, Sunday services are being held at the auditorium at Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Bldg. 633. NAS Pensacola Protestant •Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Sunday School, all ages, 9 a.m. Sunday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium. • Chapel choir, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Women’s Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall Student Lounge, Second Deck. • Bible study (all welcome), 5 p.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Bible study, 5 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center.

Roman Catholic • Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, chapel conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Praise and worship, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday. Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday. Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For more information, call 452-2341.


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