Military Voter Awareness Week ...
Military Voter Awareness Week is June 26-July 3. Find out how to ensure you are registered to vote in the upcoming presidential election; visit the military voter information booth at NAS Pensacola NEX Aviation Plaza Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Make your voice heard.
Vol. 80, No. 25
VISIT GOSPORT ONLINE: www.gosportpensacola.com
June 24, 2016
New policy restricts use of e-cigarettes aboard NAS Pensacola By Ens. James A. Griffin NASP Public Affairs
Lead Writer (U.S. corporal equivalent) Latoya Sobion-Philanders from the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard makes her way over obstacles during training at the Leadership Reaction Course (LRC).
Navy strengthens international relations through leadership and training program Story, photo by Lt.j.g. Christopher Humber, Naval Education and Training Command Public Affairs
The Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA) International Training Center (NITC) is holding its semiannual International Professional Advanced Leadership (IPAL) course onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola
from May 27 to July 1. The five-and-a-half-week course is designed to provide international military and civilian security forces personnel from allied nations with state-of-the-art leadership education and training. “The current IPAL course is the 16th resident (session) to be held,” See IPAL on page 2
Due to recent incidences with electronic cigarettes, NASP will move forward with a new policy to restrict e-cigs from and NASP buildings, barracks, and any NASP government vehicle effective immediately. E-cigs and other handheld Advanced Personal Vaporizers (APVs) also known as “vape pens and vape mods,” have been the culprit to several on-base disturbances and personal injuries to service members. In the past two months, three service members were burned by a malfunction or tampering with the lithium battery, and fire alarms were activated due to some e-cigs overheating. “These e-cigarettes are a hazard to individuals and others,” said Jonathan Winters, NAS Pensacola safety officer. “There is an increasing number of injuries due to improper handling, battery malfunctioning, modifications or dam-
age to the device.” According to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), media reports cite 25 separate incidences related to APVs or e-cigs and 20 of those cases were related to battery. “Modifications, improper use, damaged areas on the device or the battery, and overheating all put stress on the battery,” said Winters. “It will deliver exactly the amount of power you’re asking for but if it shorts out, it can be very dangerous to yourself and others.” Lithium ion batteries in our cell phones and tablets are pouch-like and are able to expand and flex. The e-cig battery however, is particularly dangerous because of the metal cylindrical shape that has the weak structural points at the ends, which can result in a type of high-pressured rocket or explosion. If you have any questions, make sure to check with your command about their current policies on e-cigs and APVs.
NavFac small business program recognized by veteran association By Don Rochon Naval Facilities Engineering Command Public Affairs
WASHINGTON (NNS) – The National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) recognized the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NavFac) for its proficiency in awarding contracts to veteran-owned small businesses June 21. “It is our pleasure to recognize NavFac for your accomplishments in using veteran and serv-
ice-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses in your procurement program in fiscal year 2015,” said NVSBC Executive Director Scott Denniston, in a letter to the command. NVSBC is a nationwide, not for profit, trade association promoting the use of veteran-owned and service-disabled, veteranowned small businesses in federal contracting as prime and
subcontractors. Last year, NavFac awarded 8.4 percent of contract awards to veteran-owned small businesses and 6.2 percent to service disabled, veteranowned small businesses – which exceeds the congressionally mandated goal of 3 percent. “We are honored to receive this award,” said NavFac Commander Rear Adm. Bret Muilenburg. “To be recognized for our
efforts in helping veteran-owned businesses is a testament to all the hard work of our Small Business Program.” Last year, awarded contracts totaled more than $538 million in obligations to veteran-owned small businesses, including nearly $400 million to servicedisabled, veteran-owned small businesses. “NavFac has a proud history of exceptional success in leveraging the capabilities of our nation’s veteran-owned small
businesses,” said Scott Crosson, small business program associate director. “The command’s enterprise-wide efforts clearly demonstrate support for public policy, but more importantly, they exemplify smart business decisions.” For more information, visit http:// www. navy. mil/, http:// www. facebook. com/usnavy/, or http:// www. twitter. com/usnavy/. For more news from NavFac, visit http:// www. navy. mil/ local/navfachq.
NHP’s last family medicine residents to graduate
International training marks 1,000th student
By Jason Bortz NHP public affairs officer
By Paul McHenry Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA) International Training Center (NITC)
On June 30, at 2 p.m., the Family Medicine Residency Program (FMRP) at Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) will have its final graduation ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The FMRP started in 1972 and the first group of residents graduated in 1974. Since the start of program, approximately 300 residents See NHP on page 2
Blues are back over Pensacola ... U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, have begun training flights in preparation to resume the team’s Pensacola practice and air show season schedules. Visit http://www.blueangels.navy.mil/media/show/2016PracticeSchedule.pdf/ for practice dates in Pensacola, or for the Blue Angels air show schedule, visit http:// www. blueangels. navy.mil/show/. For more information, visit http://www.navy.mil/, http://www. facebook. com/ usnavy/, or http://www.twitter. com/usnavy/. For more news from Navy Blue Angels, visit http://www. navy. mil/ local/blueangels/. Photo by MC1 Andrea Perez
The Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA), completed training of its 1,000th international water survival student May 27. Lt. Marco Tullio Cicerone from the Italian Navy completed the training as preparation for his attending the Joint Diving Officer Course at the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center, Panama City, Fla. “I am very grateful for the training and am confident I will perform well at the Joint Diving Officer School,” Cicerone said. NETSAFA’s International Training Center (NITC) at NAS Pensacola was established in 1988 to meet the aviation specific training needs of international officer and enlisted students from allied nations. “Water survival is one of many preparatory courses See NITC on page 2
Published by Ballinger Publishing, a private firm in no way connected with the Department of the Navy. Opinions contained herein are not official expressions of the Department of the Navy nor do the advertisements constitute Department of the Navy, NAS Pensacola or Ballinger Publishing’s endorsement of products or services advertised.
PA G E
June 24, 2016
IPAL from page 1
said Paul Roarke, the program’s lead instructor. “It is the first of two resident courses that NITC hosts each year.” IPAL is also held abroad, providing sessions in participating allied countries and modifying them for current events. “We recently went to Antigua and developed a unique four-hour package on force protection,” said Roarke. The objective of the program is to instruct international participants in leadership and professional military subjects to improve existing skills and gain a greater understanding of challenges military leaders across the world face. The course also provides them with knowledge for potential future advancement within their respective country’s military. “Ranging from ranks E-5 to O-3 and encompassing all military services from more than 60 countries, IPAL is available to personnel with ranks equivalent to that of U.S. senior enlisted to junior officers,” said Roarke. “In this class alone we have students from Madagascar, Kosovo, Samoa, Saint Vincent, Nigeria, Slovak Republic and Trinidad/Tobago.” The general topics covered in IPAL include public speaking, personality profiling, time management, instructor training and subordinate mentorship/counseling. Professional military topics such as Rules of Engagement, International Law, Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights are taught as well and coincide with important personnel issues such as sexual harassment, military discipline and equal opportunity. Students engage in both classroom lecture and hands-on exercises in order to gain a better understanding of the subjects they are taught. To facilitate a hands-on leadership experience, significant emphasis is placed on physical training varying from standard morning exercise routines three times a week to a Leadership Reaction Course (LRC) located on base that students go to two times a week. As the only training program under NITC that uses the LRC, the students spend a total of 14 hands-on class hours using various tools to work through multiple types of physical obstacles such as walls and bridges. The goal of the LRC is to simulate “real world” scenarios they may encounter in the field to develop teamwork and small unit leadership. Leading Writer (U.S. corporal equivalent) Latoya Sobion-Philanders from the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard enthusiastically explained she has a great appreciation for being given the opportunity to attend the IPAL course and has enjoyed working with other military personnel from around the world. “Meeting people from different walks of life and having open and receptive discussions has been my favorite part of the program so far,” said Sobion-Philanders. “It allows me to see things through a different ‘lens’ and experience the way other people view things, which is great.” “I am very proud of our program, instructors, and graduates, and how much they accomplish,” said Roarke. “Our ultimate goal with the IPAL course is that it will help transform our students into more effective leaders, who will then return home with an enhanced set of leadership skills.” For more information about Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity and the IPAL program under NITC, visit the NETSAFA website: https://www. netsafa.navy.mil. For more information on the Naval Education and Training Command, visit the NETC website: https://www.netc.navy.mil and on Facebook at https://www. facebook. com/NavalEducationAndTrainingCom-
Vol. 80, No. 25
Tips for water safety, Zika prevention By Katie Lange DoD News, Defense Media Activity
School’s out for the summer, which means your children are about to have free rein over your house, property, the pool and goodness knows what else for the next several weeks. While that’s great for them, there are a lot of problems that can crop up – mainly, them forgetting the rules and thinking they’re invincible – so you’ll probably want to go over some summer safety tips with them before you set them loose upon the world, or your neighborhood. Water safety: Pools, the beach, lakes, sprinklers, water parks – you name it, a lot of summer activities involve water. But water fun comes with a lot of safety concerns, too. First things first: Make sure the water your children are playing in is sanitary. While this is more obvious for lakes, rivers and oceans, it’s also important to check swimming pools, hot tubs, water parks and communal play fountains, because while you might think chlorine kills all germs right away, it doesn’t. A pool with the correct pH and disinfectant levels should kill most germs within an hour, according to the CDC, but some germs, like Crypto, can take days to die. If you’re going to your installation’s pool or a public one: • Stay out of the water if you’re sick or have an open wound. If you can, rinse off in a shower for a quick minute to get rid of any dirt or grime that might be on you. • Check the pool’s most recent inspection results to see if it’s being kept up to regulation standards. • Make sure the pool’s drain is visible and in good shape. • Check to see if a lifeguard is on duty; if not, there should be a “no lifeguard on duty” sign posted. • If you have your own pool: Do the same things as above, but also monitor its chlorine level regularly. • If you’re on a boat or around open bodies of water: AlNHP from page 1
have graduated and more than 160 interns attended the program. This year, six residents will graduate from the program and continue their career as family physicians in the United States Navy. Throughout their three years as a resident, they were exposed to the full scope of Family Medicine and served as primary care managers for patients within NHP’s Family Medicine Clinic. They treated patients of all ages and saw a variety of health care scenarios in both inpatient and outpatient settings to include
taught by NITC’s Specialized Training Division that provides fundamental academic, physical fitness and water survival training to international students prior to their enrollment in U. S. Navy programs,” said Cmdr. Russ Van Diepen, officer in charge at NITC. Initially, water survival and fitness training was provided only to pilot candidates of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces and later to Weapon Systems Officers of the Royal Saudi Air Force. This effort has since evolved to include preparatory training for numerous non-aviation military disciplines in-
Randy Hurd, lead water survival instructor for NETSAFA’s International Training Center (NITC) water survival training, talks with students while instructor Stan Smith listens. Photo by Doug Jones
June 24, 2016
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,
ways make sure your child is in a Coast Guard-approved life jacket. Noodles, water wings and other swim aides are meant for fun, not for safety, so don’t rely on them for the same protection. • Make sure you know your child’s swimming ability level. If you plan on having your children near water any time of year, you should look into getting them swim lessons. You can find lessons near you by contacting your local Morale, Welfare and Recreation office (onboard NAS Pensacola, visit http:// www. navy mwr pensacola. com/ programs/ 0c0489b1-ee89-4de0-8f89-4ae0c6440e54). • Parents should also always have a basic knowledge of life-saving skills, such as CPR, just in case something goes wrong.
pediatrics, surgery, internal medicine, gynecology, psychiatry, orthopedics, dermatology and neurology. Residents were also assigned to work within a Medical Home Port Team, which is a team based approach to primary health care where patients are assigned to a specific team of health care professionals. This wide range of health care knowledge is what attracted many of the residents to family medicine. The first FMRP chair at NHP was Capt. George Bingham and the first program director was Lt. Cmdr. Tim Harrington. Peter Soballe was the
NITC from page 1
Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Christopher T. Martin 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.
first resident and he graduated in 1974. Significant graduates have included Rear Adm. Kenneth Iverson, the current commander of Navy Medicine East, in 1989; retired Capt. Warren Jones, former president of American Academy of Family Physicians in 1985; and retired Rear Adm. Richard Jefferies, the former medical officer of the Marine Corps in 1982. Iverson will be in attendance. For more information on NHP, visit www. med. navy. mil/ sites/ pcola/ Pages/home.aspx or https://www.facebook.com/ NavalHospPensacola .
cluding Basic Underwater Demolition/Seal (BUD/S), Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD), Navy Diver, Aviation Rescue Swimmer and Surface Rescue Swimmer School. The normal course length for students enrolled in Aviation Pilot or Weapons Systems Officer preparatory training is 21 weeks. The normal length of training for Rescue Swimmer School, BUD/S, EOD and Diver preparatory instruction is eight weeks. Instruction is individually tailored to student needs and provides the student with the necessary skills needed to enter these historically difficult schools. The prep training is mandatory for all international students going to BUD/s and dive school. “The training includes, but is not limited to, rigorous physical fitness programs, intensive water survival training, thorough mask, fins and snorkel drills, introduction to diving physics and a complete physical exam and medical assessment,” said Randy Hurd, lead water survival instructor. Hurd, a former Navy SEAL and Stan Smith make up NETSAFA’s two-man team that has a combined 80 years of relevant experience conducting high-risk training. Since September 1988, they have safely trained 1,000 international military students representing 50 different countries, all without any accidents or injuries. NETSAFA oversees all U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps International Training and functions as the Center of Excellence in coordinating and supplying training and training support to international governments and organizations. For more information about Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity and the water survival program under NITC, visit the NETSAFA website: https://www.netsafa.navy.mil.
314 N. Spring St.- Suite A, Pensacola, Fl. 32501, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
For classified ads, call: (850) 433-1166, ext. 29 For commercial advertising: Becky Hildebrand (850) 433-1166, ext. 31 Becky@ballingerpublishing.com Visit Us On The Web At: Ballinger Publishing.Com Mail To: Gosport, NAS Pensacola, 150 Hase Road, Ste.-A, Pensacola, FL 32508-1051
Scott Hallford 452-4466 email@example.com Gosport Associate Editor
Mike O’Connor 452-2165 michael.f.o’firstname.lastname@example.org Gosport Staff Writer
Janet Thomas 452-4419 email@example.com
June 24, 2016
PA G E
Dresser’s last stand: Nothing a little glue won’t fix By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist
om, can someone finally do something about my dresser?” my daughter Lilly demanded recently. “Oh, is it broken again?” I feigned ignorance. “Yeah, the thing is like, totally falling apart this time,” she told me. But I already knew. Two pulls were missing from the drawers. The mirror was perched precariously on its supporting wooden arms, one of which was wobbly. The drawers no longer slid easily on their brittle rails. With warped wood and ancient glue, the entire piece was coming apart at every joint and dovetail. “Nothing a dab of Elmer’s won’t fix,” I said. Poor Lilly rolled her eyes. She knew it was no use. Not only is everything in our house showing its age, half of what we own was already old when we bought it. The treasures I lovingly refer to as “antique,” “vintage,” “retro,” or “shabby chic,” my family calls “a bunch of broken-down used
How to submit a commentary
junk.” Semantics. I bought Lilly’s dresser for a cool $150 at an antique mall in Virginia back in 2005. It was tall, with a beveled mirror mounted on two curved arms, and a working skeleton keyhole on each of its six drawers. Its lovely bird’s eye maple veneer was a cheerful shade of yellow-gold. “It’s used, Mom,” Lilly said quite accurately, begging for the new pink and purple particle board set imported from China that she saw at Walmart. Much to my children’s dismay, our entire house is filled with “used” furniture – hand-me-downs from family, discards from military friends who moved away, garage sale finds and some legitimate antiques. The girls tell me they feel like they are living in the midst of a flea market, and
About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, has been a military spouse for more than 20 years. She also writes columns for Military Spouse magazine and a blog at w w w. t h e m e a t a n d potatoesoflife.com. She and her family are stationed at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. our son calls our house “The Rest Home.” But what the children don’t understand is that we furnished our home with affordable things out of the ne-
cessity of a tight military budget. When my husband and I married back in 1993, he contributed a couch, a desk and a bed to our new apartment, all of which we still use to this day. I contributed a bookcase that is currently in my daughter’s room, an old Singer sewing table that is in our hallway, and the red-painted sideboard that sits in our mudroom. When Aunt Millie died, we got her dining room buffet, my husband’s dresser and some end tables complete with Millie’s cigarette burns. And we filled in the gaps with items we found along the way. Believe it or not, it isn’t all junk – while stationed in Europe, we bought a Victorian marble-topped wash stand, an English pine armoire, a 100-year-old French bed frame, and a sturdy Belgian farmhouse mid-century kitchen table and chairs. Sure, I will confess that I shamelessly salvaged a couple of items from other people’s trash. I once scrambled into a dumpster to save two sturdy solid oak English chairs that sit at our kitchen table today. And I just barely squeezed a channel-back
armchair into our minivan after seeing it sitting on the side of a lonely Pennsylvania country road cradling a sign upon which was written the irresistible word, “Free.” It only took a year of fumigating in the garage before I put it in our living room, and that musty smell is almost all gone. As for Lilly’s dresser, with some fresh glue and a few strategically placed clamps, I will get a couple more years out of it. Besides, it doesn’t really matter whether I pay top dollar at Pottery Barn or pocket change at Pete’s Salvage Emporium, as long as the love in our home is given freely.
Commentaries are the opinion of the writer and should not be interpreted as official government, Navy or command policy statements. Reader submissions 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. Send commentary submissions to Janet.Thomas.firstname.lastname@example.org.
PA G E
June 24, 2016
NASP education fair offers wealth of resources, opportunities Story, photo by Ed Barker Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center (NETPDC) Public Affairs
epresentatives from nearly twodozen colleges, universities and educational support organizations were on hand June 7 for the NAS Pensacola Navy College Office Education Fair. The fair, held in the Naval Air Technical Training Center’s (NATTC) Charles Taylor Hangar, offered counseling and resources for Department of Defense ID card holders from the greater Pensacola area. “We wanted to offer our service members and families a wide range of educational opportunities in one place, giving them a chance to do some comparison shopping,” said Elise McGuire, director of Navy College Office Pensacola. “Education fairs, whether virtual or in-person, can provide a tremendous amount of information for those wanting to begin or continue their college journey.”
Hundreds of Sailors and Marines attended the fair, most leaving with bags filled with giveaways and pamphlets. Although most attendees were students attending A-school and just starting their careers, some senior members were also in the information-gathering mode. “I have my associate degree, and am now searching for a bachelor’s program,” said ACC(AW/SW) William Gernert, Basic Radar Instructor at Air
Elise McGuire, director of the NASP Navy College Office, speaks with a group of students from NATTCenter during the Education Fair June 7.
Traffic Control School at NATTC. “After years of counseling my Sailors on personal financial management, I found that I really had a knack for it, and am leaning toward a finance degree. My ultimate goal is to become a certified personal financial counselor.” Ashley Burton, admissions counselor for the University of
Southern Mississippi, said she participates in about eight military education fairs per year and enjoys reaching out to the military community. “The process of choosing a school can be overwhelming, and we’re here to help. We’ve found that there’s value in being able to interact with students in real-time,” said Burton. “Mili-
Secretary Mabus names destroyer after pioneering Navy nurse From Secretary of the Navy Public Affairs
ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) – During a ceremony to honor women who served in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced an Arleigh-Burke class destroyer, DDG 123, will be named Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee. Higbee, the future ship’s namesake, was a pioneering United States Navy chief nurse, who served as the superintendent of the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps during World War I and was the first female recipient of the Navy Cross. “It is a great honor to name this ship in recognition of Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee,” said Mabus. “I have no doubt that all who serve aboard her will carry on the legacy of service and commitment exemplified by this pioneer of U.S. Navy Nurse Corps.” The former USS Higbee (DD 806), commissioned in 1945, was the first ship named in her honor and the first U.S. Navy combat ship to bear the name of a female member of the Naval service. Mabus honored the service and sacrifice of women who served in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps during a sunset parade on United States Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial grounds. “This ship will be a part of our fleet for decades, and the legacy of Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee and her service to our nation will live on for decades through the ship’s voyages across the oceans, and through the lives of the crew who will sail aboard it,” said Mabus. “Higbee’s professionalism, leadership and selfless dedication to her nurses and patients reflect the highest standards of naval service,” said Dr. Regina T. Akers, naval historian. “She and her nurses provided the best treatment possible often under some of the worse conditions. Higbee will continue to inspire all who learn of her courage, honor and commitment.” Arleigh-Burke class destroyers conduct a variety of operations from peacetime presence and crisis response to sea control and power projection. DDG 123 will be capable of fighting air, surface and subsurface battles simultaneously and will contain a combina-
Secretary of the Navy (SecNav) Ray Mabus signs a graphic representation of the future guided-missile destroyer USS Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123) at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial. Photo by MC2 Armando Gonzales
tion of offensive and defensive weapon systems designed to support maritime warfare, including integrated air and missile defense and vertical launch capabilities. The ship will be constructed at Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, in Mississippi and is expected to enter the Navy fleet in 2024. The ship will be 509 feet long, have a beam length of 59 feet and be capable of operating at speeds in excess of 30 knots. Additional information about the Arleigh-Burke class destroyers is available online at www.navy.mil/local/DDG/. For more news from Secretary of the Navy public affairs, visit www.navy.mil/SECNAV/. For more information, visit http://www.navy.mil/, www.facebook.com/usnavy/, or www.twitter.com/usnavy.
tary members know how important education can be to their career, both on active-duty and post-service.” Also participating in the fair were supporting organizations including the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support, which provides funding for testing such as the SAT and ACT, and Troops to Teachers, which assists military personnel obtain teaching certificates and helps place them in classrooms throughout the country; Navy and Marine Corps Credentialing Opportunities On-Line, which helps service members define and obtain civilian credentials closely related to their military rating; and the Navy College Office, which provides career assessments, unbiased counseling services, guidance and information about the Navy’s Tuition Assistance program. Additional information on the Navy College Program, including the Virtual Education Center (VEC) can be found by visiting https:// www. navy college. navy. mil/ . VEC hours are from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. MondayFriday, and the VEC may be reached by calling: (877) 8381659 or DSN 492-4684. Get the latest information by following Navy Voluntary Education on Facebook: https:// www. facebook .com/Navy Voluntary Education/. Additional information about the Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center can be found via https://www.netc.navy.mil/netc/ netpdc/Default.htm .
PA G E
June 24, 2016
Team Navy receives warm welcome at 2016 Warrior Games By Shannon Leonard and Robin Hillyer-Miles Special contributors to Navy Installations Command Public Affairs
EST POINT, N.Y. (NNS) – Athletes and families were officially welcomed to the 2016 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games during a celebration dinner sponsored by the Warrior Games Family Program at Hilton Woodcliff Lake, N.J., June 14. Athletes from the United States’ and United Kingdom's armed forces, along with family members and caregivers, were in attendance to kick off this year’s games which are taking place at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. The evening included welcoming remarks from Karen Guenther, Semper Fi Fund chief executive president and officer, founder; and Kenneth Fisher, Fisher House Foundation chairman and chief executive officer. “We are not here just to honor your role in recovery, but also your families’ role in recovery,” Fisher told the athletes. The evening continued with dinner and messages from guest speaker, retired U.S. Army Col. Gregory D. Gadsen, with closing remarks by Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr., 59th superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy.
Team Navy competed in sitting volleyball matches on the morning of June 15 to determine the bracket for the competition for gold on June 21, but were defeated.
“We put up a good fight, but in the end just got outplayed; however, we never got shut out,” said HM1 Shane Gilley. “All of our games were close.” Gilley credits Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor as a tremendous support system on his path to recovery. “Being stationed away from any military treatment facility after my accident, things were really confusing for my caregivers since they’ve never
Chief Petty Officer Ron Condrey holds high the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games torch for the Navy team during opening ceremonies at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., June 15. Photo by E.J. Hersom
been in the military,” continued Gilley. “NWW helped guide the way for them and introduced me to adaptive sports.” That evening, the opening ceremonies officially kicked off the 2016 DoD Warrior Games at U.S. Military Academy’s Shea Stadium. Thirty-seven seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors are competing on behalf of Team Navy this year. The Warrior Games are being held June 15-22. Approximately 250 wounded warrior athletes are participating in the competition. NWW, which sponsors
Team Navy, is the Navy and Coast Guard’s wounded warrior support program. Team members have upper-body and/or lower-body injuries, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, visual impairments, serious illnesses and post-traumatic stress. For the latest news about the DoD Warrior Games, visit http://warriorgames.dodlive. mil/ and follow NWW on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Visit http://www. safeharbor. navylive.dodlive.mil/ or call (855) 628-9997 to learn more about NWW and the benefits of adaptive sports.
Navy Installations Command is comprised of about 52,000 military and civilian personnel worldwide and is responsible for the operations, maintenance and quality of life programs in support of the Navy's finest fleet, Sailors and their families. For more information, visit www.navy.mil, www.facebook. com/ usnavy, or www.twitter. com/usnavy. For more about the Navy's enterprise, visit: shore http://www.cnic.navy.mil/. For more news from Commander, Navy Installations Command, visit http://www. navy. mil/ local/cni/.
Gosport classifieds free for active & retired military call 850.433.1166 ext. 29 for more info
PA G E
June 24, 2016
Custom-made flag presented to CO, staff from the firefighters of NAS Whiting Field Story, photo by Jamie Link NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs
t can happen in an instant. With one alarm, with one phone call, the men and women who keep Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) safe are prepared to combat fires, aircraft mishaps, severe injuries and many other emergencies. Just as patriots raise their right hand to protect America, the firefighters of NASWF stand ready to safeguard the nation’s defenders every moment of every day. It is a calling they take seriously both through the performance of their jobs and bond they share with the military members and security force personnel who also accept danger as part of their missions. Members of Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast, the NAS Whiting Field firefighters, expressed that bond in an impressive fashion recently with a unique take on the symbol under which they all serve – the American flag. “A lot of men and women died for the flag and we wanted to do it right, it was important to me and to all of us,” firefighter Steven Hudson said. Using materials inherent to their roles, the firefighters created a flag to present to the installation and to the security force team. The flags were made with retired hoses painted red, white and blue. The stars were specially ordered, and the entire piece is framed in stained wood. For the NAS Whiting Field display, the words “Naval Air Station
Whiting Field” were burned in, and along the side on a steel background, Whiting Fields’s unit patches are displayed. Following an installation department head meeting, members of the fire department surprised NASWF Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau and Whiting Field staff with the presentation of the custombuilt flag June 7. Firefighters responsible for crafting the piece were Steven Hudson, Eric Aning and Nick Carter. Patrick Hawkins also worked on the flag, contributing the flag’s wood framing. The piece was completed in stages and work was accomplished in different areas near the fire department. A storage room was used and when the project outgrew the work area, the firefighters found other spaces to house materials and parts of the flag. The hoses were carefully cut
NASWF Fire Department flag was presented June 7 to NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer, Capt. Todd Bahlau, and the command staff at Bldg. 1401.
and then painted with many layers of patriotic colors. Next came the framing, wood working, patch collecting and steel cutting. The stars were integrated into the piece and finally the hoses were mounted in the frame. Ensuring the proper dimensions of the flag and the piece in its entirety was also an important detail that was not overlooked. “The ratio of the flag and its dimensions were really important – I looked up everything. I wanted it to be accurate,” Aning said. A particularly challenging part of the project was the flag’s stars. The firefighters tried several solutions for making the stars, including painting them on, as well as fabricating them out of foam board. According to Hudson, the search for the perfect starts included some internet searching; in the end, the stars were ordered
from an online source. “We originally tried painting them on, but that didn’t work,” said Aning. “We made lots of trips to craft stores to find materials and ideas,” said Hudson. This is the third flag the trio has produced. The second was recently presented to the men and women of Whiting Field’s security department as a sign of solidarity and to honor them during police week. Hudson stated that with cops at times receiving negative headlines in the news, the firefighters wanted to express their appreciation for the law enforcement mission. The first flag was made and hung in the firefighters’ home station at the NAS Whiting Field Fire Department. The police flag was “a good way to show our support for them,” Hudson explained, “And we wanted it to be a surprise – I think we were able to catch them off guard and it happened when they weren’t expecting anything.” For Carter, a flag dedicated
to law enforcement professionals was both important and personal. Carter’s father is a retired Florida Highway Patrol trooper. Aning said there were nights they stayed up late trying to figure out the best way to put it all together or finding ways that might make it look better. The three couldn’t estimate a particular number of hours that it took for the project to be completed, just that it was an on-going project they worked on whenever they had or could make the time. They estimated that it took several long weeks to make each flag. The camaraderie between firefighters is obvious. Many of these men are second- or third-generation public servants. Although their jobs can be routine much of the time, they are always ready when the alarm sounds. The three flags, now displayed in key areas across the installation, showcase the pride and professionalism in service shared by all three organizations.
April 22 - Aug 27
April 22 - July 16
Stephen Knap Knapp: p: Lightpaintings
The Artist Reveale Revealed: d: Artist Portraits & Self Portraits
Right: Chuck Close, Alex, 1992, color woodcut on laid paper, LPDJHFRXUWHV\RIWKH6\UDFXVH8QLYHUVLW\$UW&ROOHFWLRQ LPDJHFRXUWHV\RIWKH6\UDFXVH8QLYHUVLW\$UW&ROOHFWLRQ L
June 24, 2016
PA G E
Grilling event includes free tastings
The Pensacola Navy Exchange Mall, 5600 Highway 98 West, is presenting a grilling event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, June 25, in the breezeway. The event will feature a lineup of name brand grills and accessories. Free tastings also will be offered. For more information, go to www.mynavy exchange.com.
Museum plans murder mystery night Guests will get to experience Pensacola Museum of Art (PMA) as suspects in a murder mystery at 6 p.m. June 25. Each guest will be pre-assigned an alias to portray during the night as they uncover their involvement, or lack thereof, in the case. Attendees will receive details about their characters a week prior to the event so that they can familiarize themselves with their character as well as prepare a costume. Tickets are $60 per person. They can be purchased through the PMA’s website or over the phone. The evening will include appetizers and beverages. For more information, contact Suzanne Duvall at 432-6247, ext. 206, or Suzanne@pensacolamuseum.org.
Concert part of PSC dance workshop Pensacola State College’s 35th annual Summer Dance Workshop is scheduled to end tomorrow, June 25. A concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. today, June 24 at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Bldg. 8. It is free for workshop attendees. For more information, contact LaVonne French by phone at 484-1809 or by e-mail at email@example.com; or go to www.pensacolastate.edu/danceworkshops.
Marine groups team up for golf event
2016 Marine Corps Aviation Association and Marine Corps League Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled for June 24 at Marcus Pointe Golf Course, 2500 Oak Pointe Drive. The tournament, which supports the 2016 Semper Fi 5K Charity Run, is open to all community members. Prizes include a 2016 Mustang GT. Golfers should check-in at the pro shop as 11:30 a.m. Lunch will start at noon. Shotgun start is scheduled for 1 p.m. Cost is $60 per player or $240 per team. To register online go to www.Semperficharity run.org and follow the registration link and choose golf tournament registration. For more information, contact Marine Second Lt. Toni Taylor at (360) 880-2024 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Golf tournament scheduled for June 25 The Escambia Christian School Golf Tournament is scheduled for June 25 at Cypress Lake Golf Club, 2365 Old Chemstrand Road, in Cantonment. The range will open at 11 a.m. and a shotgun start (scramble format) is scheduled for 1 p.m. A meal will be provided after the tournament. Cost is $50 each. Fees and donations will be paid on day of tournament. Registration deadline is June 20. For more information, contact Joe Wilson by June 20 by e-mail at email@example.com.
School physicals available at NHP
Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) has scheduled announced dates for the annual School/Sports Physical Rodeo. The first session is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon July 9 at the NHP Family Medicine Clinic. The other dates scheduled are July 16, July 23, July 30 and Aug. 6. Appointments are needed and can be made by calling NHP Family Medicine at 505-7120. The rodeo is available to anyone enrolled to NHP’s Family Medicine Clinic and is an easy and convenient way to complete school and sports physicals. Physical exams are available for children ages 4 and older and any school-age children including students new to the area. For more information, call 5057120.
Small business workshop announced
The Florida Small Business Development Center at (FSBDC) the University of West Florida is presenting a workshop entitled “Is Your Business Concept Feasible?” from noon to 1 p.m. June 28 at the Greater Pensacola Chamber, 117 West Garden St. Learn the essentials for developing your business concept and leave with a foundation for moving forward. There is no fee for the workshop, but pre-registration is recommended as seating is limited. To register, call 474-2528 or go to www.sbdc.uwf.edu and click on “Training Opportunities.”
Problem-solving training offered
“Moving Forward,” problem-solving training to help achieve life’s goals, is being offered 8:30 a.m.
Pier open for two days of fishing Authorized base personnel are invited to go Fishing on the Pier from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, June 25, and noon to 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. at Naval Air Station Pensacola’s Allegheny Pier (also known as Alpha Pier). The pier is on the corner of South Avenue and East Avenue. Donations are welcome and appreciated. The event is being presented by the 2016 Navy Ball Committee. You must have a valid saltwater fishing license and only legal fish can be kept. Be advised, no alcohol or vehicles are allowed on the pier. Also, you are not allowed to gut fish on the pier. For more information, call 452-8974. to 12:30 p.m. June 29 by the Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast. The educational life coaching program teaches practical problem-solving skills to help you set reasonable life goals, be creative in coming up with good solutions, make better decisions, and know what steps to take when things are not going well. It can also help you overcome low motivation, negative moods and negative attitudes. The training session will take place at the NAS Pensacola Chapel’s J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg. 634. Active-duty military, reservists, veterans, retirees and civilian employees are eligible to attend. Register now, space is limited. Deadline to register is June 23. For more information or to register, contact CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford at 452-2093 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Humane Society planning Doggie Bowl Individuals, teams and sponsors are invited to participate in the Pensacola Humane Society’s annual Doggie Bowl scheduled for 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 26 at Cordova Lanes. Teams of four to six people are $20 per person with shoe rental and door prize tickets included. For more information or entry forms, go to www.pensacolahumane.org or call 466-3945.
week. The food will be donated to the local food bank. For more information, call 452-2342.
Students can sign up for cyber camps Elementary and middle school students will have an opportunity to learn basic cybersecurity skills in a fun environment at one of the Summer Cyber Camps being presented by the AFCEA Blue Angels Pensacola Chapter. The camps run Monday through Friday with half day sessions, and will be held at Global Business Solutions on West Michigan Avenue. Space is limited to 12 students per week, with a fee of $50 per student. Much of the cost of curriculum, supplies and other camp expenses are being covered by sponsor donations from the CyberThon event for high school and college students held in January. Elementary camps are scheduled for June 27-July 1 and July 18-22. Middle school camp are scheduled for July 11-15 and July 25-29. For full event information and online registration, go to, www.afceapensacola.org/index.php/events/ summer-cyber-camps.
Suicide intervention training available An Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Workshop is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 13-14 at the J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg. 634, NAS Pensacola. The workshop is for anyone who wants to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. It is open to active-duty, DoD and civilian employees. Registration deadline is July 5. Participation in the full two days is required. For more information, call 452-2341, ext. 5, or email CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford at email@example.com.
Program being offered for children
Warrington Presbyterian Church, 406 South Navy Blvd., is presenting “Kids Connection Summer” every Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 28 to Aug. 2. The sessions are open to children in kindergarten to fifth grade. Activities will include Bible lessons, craft time, recreation time and much more. Cost is free. Lunch will be served. Pre-register at www.wpca.net. For more information, call 455-0301.
Survival experiment to be discussed
The inaugural Jacksonian Guard Colors Ceremony will be conducted each Saturday through Sept. 3 in Plaza Ferdinand. A student-only re-enactment group has been assembled to perform the ceremony, which will features soldiers, fifers and drummers performing in period 1821 uniforms. For more information, call 466-5220.
George Sigler is scheduled to discuss his book, “Experiment in Survival,” at 10 a.m. July 16 at the National Naval Aviation Museum as part of the Discovery Saturday series. Sigler is a former Navy carrier pilot who sailed an inflatable rubber boat from San Francisco to Hawaii to test survival equipment, techniques and human endurance. Discovery Saturday events are free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.navalaviationmuseum.org.
Five-day basketball camp planned
Students can register for fall at PSC
Jacksonian ceremony being conducted
The third session of 37th Chip Boes Championship Basketball Camp is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon July 18-22 at Malcolm Yonge Community Center, 925 East Jackson St. Cost is $85. For more information or to register, contact Chip Boes at 968-9299 or by at e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Firecracker 5K scheduled for July 2 The annual Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida Firecracker 5K run, walk and wheelchair race is scheduled to start at 7:30 a.m. July 2 at Seville Quarter. At the conclusion of the 5K, children are invited to participate in the free “Rock Our Socks” fun run. Registration for the 5K is $27 until June 29 and late registration is $32. Packet pick-up will be noon to 6 p.m. June 30 at the Ronald McDonald House and noon to 6 p.m. July 1 at Apple Annie’s inside Seville Quarter. Late packet pick-up and registration will be from 6 a.m. to 7:25 a.m. July 2 at Seville Quarter. Only participants registered for the 5K by midnight on June 16 are guaranteed a T-shirt in their size. You can register online until midnight June 29. For more information, go to www.rmhcnwfl.org or call 477-2273.
NASP offering Vacation Bible School NAS Pensacola’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. July 25-29 at the J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg. 634. Registration forms are available at Bldg. 634. All children of Pensacola area military, ages 4 to those entering the sixth grade in the coming school year, are invited to embark on an adventure scouring the mysterious fathoms of the deep sea. Children will have an interactive experience as they study scripture, play games, make crafts and enjoy snacks. Children can also share with other children by bringing canned food or dry goods throughout the
Registration is open for fall term at Pensacola State College (PSC). Classes begin Aug. 15. Students may register online at www.pensacola state.edu or visit any PSC location. Admissions offices at Pensacola, Milton and Warrington campuses are open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday through Aug. 5. South Santa Rosa Center and Century Center admissions offices are open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday through Aug. 4. All PSC admissions offices are open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Aug. 8-11 and Aug. 15-18. Friday office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fall term options include: Session A, Aug. 15Dec. 9; Session B, Aug. 15-Oct. 10; Session C, Sept. 6-Dec. 9; and Session D, Oct. 11-Dec. 9. For more information, call the PSC Admissions and Information Center at 484-2544.
Patriotic celebration planned in Milton
Milton First Assembly of God, 6163 Dogwood Drive, is presenting a patriotic celebration at 10:30 a.m. July 3. Naval Air Station Whiting Field Chaplain, Lt. Cmdr. Michael Griggs, will be the guest speaker. The church’s music and drama will perform “The Patriot Song,” a 30-minute musical presentation that celebrates independence and introduces a few of the lesser-known characters in American history. For more information, call 623-2854.
USS Lexington reunion in September
The annual reunion for the USS Lexington (CV 16) is scheduled for Sept 12-15 in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. All past ship’s company, air wings, Marines and their families are welcome. For more information, go to usslexington cv16.com or contact Bob Dimonte by e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 492-3483.
You can submit information for possible publication in Partyline by sending an e-mail to Janet.Thomas.firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
June 24, 2016
f the surge in barbecue and smoking competitions across the country is any indication, grilling has become an art form. This summer, gather around the grill or try a new technique that’s rising in popularity – smoking – to create a masterpiece meal – and plenty of memories. From secret marinades to tricked out grills and smokers, competitive smokers know there is a near ritualistic approach to teasing the perfect flavor out of a premium cut of meat. Follow in the footsteps of those pit masters and smoke Rinse brisket with vinegar, then water. like a pro with these tips from Omaha Steaks Executive Chef Karl Marsh.
Start with style
The first step is deciding how you’d like to prepare your meat. Consider stepping up your game by smoking your meat. Smoking is a popular choice because it infuses flavor through out the meat, while extended cook times at low temperatures make it extra tender. Another advantage is the chance to create a wide range of unique flavors using wet and dry rubs, as well as seasoned wood chips and planks.
Choose your cut
Virtually any meat can be smoked, but the most popular cuts of meat to smoke are brisket, ribs, pork shoulder or turkey, all of which are typ ically large in size. Guarantee a great experi ence with Omaha Steaks Brisket for smoking or Whole Pork Butt, which were created with the competitive barbecue and smoking circuit in mind.
Dry meat and prepare rub.
Ancho Chile Rubbed Smoked Beef Brisket
Prep time: 1 hour Cook time: 11-13 hours Rest time: 1-2 hours Total time: 13-16 hours 1 Whole Omaha Steaks Brisket for smoking 2 cups white vinegar 2/3 cup yellow mustard 3/4 cup Omaha Steaks Ancho Chile Rub 4 cups Ancho Chile Smoking Spritzer, divided (recipe below) 8 cups apple or cherry wood chips, soaked in water Remove brisket from bag and rinse with white vinegar then rinse with water. Dry completely using paper towels. Slather brisket generously with yellow mustard. Rub generously with ancho chile rub and inject with 1 cup Ancho Chile Smoking Spritzer. Prepare smoker using 1 chimney of pure lump charcoal fully lit and one chimney of pure lump charcoal unlit. Make sure water pan is full and adjust vents until smoker maintains a temperature between 225 and 250 F. Place brisket on smoker fat side up and brush smoking spritzer over top. Every hour, check smoker temp, squirt with smoking spritzer and add handful of wood chips. After 3 hours, flip brisket fat side down and squirt with spritzer. After 6 hours, flip brisket fat side up. Wrap heavy duty foil around the last 3-4 inches of brisket tip to prevent it from drying out. Restock water pan and add lump charcoal as needed. Adjust vents until temperature is between 225 and 250 F. Beginning at 8 hours, check internal temperature every hour and apply spritzer and wood chips. Between 11-13 hours, when internal temperature is between 195 and 200 F, if fork slides easily into brisket, it is done. Let brisket rest for 1-2 hours before slicing and serving.
Ancho Chile Rubbed Smoked Pork Butt
Ready your rub
Rubs are often used to add flavors and surface texture to a cut of meat. For best results, brush meat with cooking oil or another liquid ingre dient (such as yellow mustard) before adding the rub. Spread the rub on a clean plate and place the meat on it. Coat both sides with the rub by gently pressing the meat on the plate.
Set up the smoker
Some pit masters consider their equipment as vital an ingredient as the meat or flavorings they choose. Preparation varies from one recipe to the next, but one constant is the importance of maintaining a steady temperature. As you prepare your charcoal, be conscious of where you’ll place any wood chips or other flavor enhancers for maximum impact.
Coat meat generously with rub.
Slow and steady
Sensational flavor takes time to build, so plan to dedicate several hours to your task. Often, smoked foods require foil wrapping for at least a portion of the cook to retain moisture. Plan to check in at regular intervals to restock wood chips, flip or rotate meat and apply a fresh coat of seasoning or spices. Find more tips and recipes perfect for a smoking summer at omahasteaks.com.
Prep time: 1 hour Cook time: 8-10 hours Rest time: 1 hour Total time: 10-12 hours 1 Omaha Steaks Whole Pork Butt 2 cups white vinegar 1/2 cup yellow mustard 1/2 cup Omaha Steaks Ancho Chile Rub 4 cups Ancho Chile Smoking Spritzer, divided (recipe below) 8 cups apple or cherry wood chips, soaked in water Score top fat so it will melt into pork while smoking and allow more rub to get into meat. Rub pork with white vinegar then rinse with water. Pat dry with clean paper towels. Rub pork butt with yellow mustard. Rub pork butt with ancho chile rub. Inject pork with 10-12 ounces of Ancho Chile Smoking Spritzer. Set up smoker with 1 chimney using unlit lump charcoal and 2 chimneys using lit lump charcoal. Adjust vents in smoker until temperature settles between 225 and 250 F. Place pork butt fat side up and add a lot of wood chips. Every half hour, add more wood chips and spritz pork with smoking spritzer. After 2 hours, insert remote thermometer probes. Be careful not to let thermometer touch bone to prevent false readings. After 5 hours, place pork in foil pan and liberally coat with spritzer. Wrap pan tightly with foil. Continue cooking without adding wood chips or opening smoker until thermometer hits 190 F (for sliced meat) or 200 F (for pulled meat), about 8-10 hours total. Let rest 1 hour before serving.
Ancho Chile Smoking Spritzer Inject brisket with marinade.
Makes: 4 cups 2 cups apple juice 1 cup cranberry juice 1 cup canola oil 2 tablespoons red hot pepper sauce 1/2 cup Omaha Steaks Ancho Chile Rub Combine all ingredients and mix well.
CID Unit Corry Station hosts family day open house;
GOSPORT Officers across the nation team up for Operation Dry Water – June 24-26
June 24, 2016
See page B2 Spotlight
National BUI enforcement and education campaign peration Dry Water (ODW) heightened awareness and enforcement weekend starts today (June 24) and runs through June 26. ODW is a national awareness and enforcement campaign focused on reducing the number of alcoholand drug-related accidents and fatalities, and fostering a stronger, more visible deterrent to alcohol and drug use on the water. From http:// www.operationdrywater.org
Operation Dry Water is coordinated by the NationalAssociation of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA), in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard as well as local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. Agencies from all 56 U.S. states, trusts and territories are expected to participate in Operation Dry Water 2016 and in the ODW 2016 heightened awareness and enforcement weekend. Launched in 2009, Operation Dry Water has been a highly successful campaign, drawing public attention to the dangers of boating under the influence (BUI) of alcohol and drugs. Since the inception of the Operation Dry Water Campaign in 2009, law enforcement officers have removed 2,153 BUI operators from the nation’s waterways and made contact with more than 729,000 boaters during the annual three day weekend. The campaign continues to make a significant impact on boater safety and spreading the message of the danger of boating under the influence. Operation Dry Water is held in June just prior to the Fourth of July holiday, a holiday known for increased boaters on the wa-
ters where alcohol use is prevalent, as are subsequent boating accidents and fatalities. Alcohol use is the leading known contributing
Coast Guard Recreational Boating Statistics 2014. The Operation Dry Water outreach and awareness portion of the campaign is in effect
Alcohol use remains the leading known contributing factor in fatal boating accidents. Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard
factor in fatal boating accidents; where the primary cause was known, it was listed as the leading factor in 21 percent of deaths according to U.S.
year-round. Through the outreach efforts of NASBLA, the U.S. Coast Guard and the participating law enforcement agencies nationwide, Op-
B K T X L E Y A M R F H Y L K
R P V U A O O N W Q K Z K D Q
S R U R C P K C R T R S E E L
ANCHOR BEARING CLEAT COMPASS COURSE
M S I C H R P H B B A F T Y Q
The U.S. Coast Guard has released its 2015 Operation Dry Water statistics.
Word Search ‘Boating’ E F MW S B W T O J C M L B E R A X T W Y K L Q R I R D X X
eration Dry Water focuses on spreading awareness of the danger of boating under the influence as well as changing the cultural acceptance of drinking and boating. Operation Dry Water 2015: In 2015, 582 local, state and federal agenciesparticipated in Operation Dry Water nationwide. During that threeday weekend, law enforcement officers contacted 125,087 boaters, made 278 BUI arrests, and issued 17,942 citations and warnings for safety violations. In 2015, more than 6,600 officers from 582 local, state, and federal agencies participated in the 72 hours of heightened BUI enforcement in all 56 U.S. states and territories. About Boating Under the Influence (BUI): U.S. Coast Guard 2014 data reveal that alcohol use is
D N F V A C U O L U H T B N T
G R E H F G O R A O T E A U R
L Q A U T W F U Q L N E R W O
A I A O P X I V R I E Q Q G P
Q T A Y B K M P L S E E O S J
M W C S S R O Q G T E U E D U
K T O N K N A W X L H P K J I
KNOT LINE PORT SAIL STARBOARD
U L B C L V W T Q K U V A G H
V S S A P M O C S R B C Z H W
Color Me ‘Sail away’
the primary known contributing factor recreational boater deaths. • 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 also increase fatigue and susceptibility to the effects of cold-water immersion. • Sun, wind, noise, vibration, and motion – “stressors” common to the boating environment – intensify the side effects of alcohol, drugs, and some medications. • Impairment can be even more dangerous for boaters than for drivers, since most boaters have less experience and confidence operating a boat than they do driving a car. • Persons found to be boating under the influence can expect to incur severe penalties. If a boat operator is BUI, the voyage may be terminated, the boat may be impounded and the operator may be arrested. Penalties vary by state but can include fines, jail, loss of boating privileges, even loss of driving privileges. • A three-year field evaluation by the Southern California Research Institute completed in
2011 validated a battery of tests for marine use that are now the basis for efforts to implement a National Marine Field Sobriety Test standard. Combined with chemical tests using blood, breath, and urine samples, these validated ashore and afloat tests give marine law enforcement officers an impressive arsenal in their ongoing efforts to enforce BUI laws. • Alcohol is also dangerous for passengers. Intoxication can lead to slips, falls overboard and other dangerous accidents. • 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 vessels, from canoes and rowboats to the largest ships. Other boating safety facts: • 84 percent of people who drowned in a recreational boating accident were not wearing a life jacket. Always wear a life jacket. • Boat operator instruction is a significant factor in avoiding and surviving accidents. In accidents where the operator’s instruction was known, 77 percent of fatalities occurred on boats where the operator had not received any boating safety instruction.
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.
PA G E
June 24, 2016
CID Unit Corry Station hosts family day open house Stry, photo by MC3 Taylor L. Jackson CID Public Affairs
enter for Information Dominance (CID) Unit Corry Station hosted a family day open house and picnic June 10. Staff and instructors gave their family members a rare glimpse into what they do to prepare the fleet’s next generation of information warfare professionals. More than 80 family members walked the halls of Corry Station’s training facilities, exploring the offices and classrooms where their Sailors instruct students. “In our line of work, most of our family members never get to see what it is we do every day,” said Cmdr. Christopher Eng, CID Unit Corry Station commanding officer. “I think that having a day where we open the doors to family members is a good way to give our families a real visual of what we do to train in-
formation warfare specialists, and it lets them know that we recognize the importance of what they do to help us accomplish our mission.” Following a two-hour window for touring the CID Unit Corry Station school buildings, Sailors and their families were invited to attend a picnic sponsored by the command’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) committee. Nearly 100 family members and their accompanying Sailors attended the picnic, which included games,
CTT1 Larry Franklin explains the functions of an SLQ-32 radar to his family during a family day open house at Center for Information Dominance Unit (CID) NAS Pensacola Corry Station.
karaoke, face painting and a barbeque, and several CID Unit Corry Station staff members and students volunteered their time to help make the event a success. “I think the family day event is a great way to make connections with people, especially if you’re new to the area,” said IT1 Christopher Jackson. “It’s not always easy for our family members to meet new
people. Bringing everybody together like this gives our spouses and kids an opportunity to make new friends.” IT1 David Carson said he believes the family day event allowed Sailors and their families to build a bridge between the Navy family and the family at home, bringing everyone together under one roof. Eng considered the family day open house
and picnic a success, praising the MWR team for exceeding all of his expectations. “We rely so much upon our families for support, and hosting a family day gives us a chance to say ‘thank you’,” said Eng. “This event is our way of giving back to our families for all of their strength, resiliency and courage.” CID Unit Corry Station provides a contin-
uum of training to Navy and joint service personnel that prepares them to conduct information warfare across the full spectrum of military operations. Located aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola Corry Station, the information warfare community’s training command at Corry Station instructs about 8,300 students annually.
This Spring, Make Some New Friends
Adopt-A-Manatee Call 1-800-432-5646 (JOIN) savethemanatee.org
Photo © David Schrichte
##--" #-"3)/ -"33)))// 1,",Ņ 11,,,""",, ,ŅŅ Put your Business out there. Advertising solutions to fit any budget. Contact Becky Hildebrand email@example.com 850.433.1166 ext. 31
PA G E
June 24, 2016
Time to check, stock up on emergency supplies From Defense Commissary Agency
FORT LEE, Va. â€“ Although military commissaries arenâ€™t equipped to predict the next emergency, they do encourage patrons to use their benefit to be prepared. The Defense Commissary Agency (DCA) routinely offers savings compared to commercial stores on the necessary items for any emergency, said Tracie Russ, agency sales director. â€œIt would be nice if we could accurately predict the impact of the next storm when it came to power outages, interruptions in available water and store closures. However, we do know from past experience itâ€™s better to plan for the unexpected,â€? Russ said. â€œThatâ€™s why we work with our industry partners to offer deep discounts on many of
the food products and other items our patrons need to be prepared.â€? As they take stock of their state of readiness, military patrons can shop at local commissaries for items considered appropriate for disaster preparedness. According to a May 13 forecast from the Weather Channel, the 2016 hurricane season is expected to have 14 named storms, eight of which will be hurricanes with three of the hurricanes potentially being category 3 or higher. The North Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 to Nov. 30 and covers the North Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. Emergency preparedness officials suggest having a disaster supply kit that
includes the following items: â€˘ Water: At least one gallon daily, per person (three-day supply for evacuation, twoweek supply for home). Nonperishable â€˘ foods: Canned meats, fruits, vegetables, dried fruits, nuts, raisins, cereal, crackers, cookies, energy bars, granola, peanut butter, and foods for infants and the elderly (three-day supply for evacuation, two-week supply for home). â€˘ Paper goods: Writing paper, paper plates, paper towels and toilet paper. â€˘ Cooking items: Pots, pans, baking sheets, cooking utensils, charcoal, a grill and a manual can opener. â€˘ First-aid kit: Including bandages, medicines and medications. â€˘ Cleaning materials: Bleach, sani-
tizing spray, and hand and laundry soap. â€˘ Toiletries: Personal hygiene items and moisture wipes. â€˘ Lighting accessories: Flashlight, batteries, candles and matches. â€˘ Other useful items: Cell phone with chargers, extra cash, maps of the area, blankets or sleeping bags, battery-powered or hand-crank radio, pet care items, Duct tape, scissors and a multipurpose tool. â€˘ Copies of personal documents: Family and emergency contact information, medication list and pertinent medical information, proof of address, deed/lease to home, passports, birth certificates and insurance policies. For more information about disaster preparedness, go to https://www. commissaries.com/disaster_prep.cfm.
WHAT ARE YOU MADE OF? Teens have the power to create impact beyond themselves. What will you discover in the process? Visit MYCHAINREACTION.ORG
RYAN  PSC KIDS COLLEGE SUMMER CAMP
SAVE UP TO $2,150 ON A NEW COOLING SYSTEM FROM SEARS SAVE UP TO $325 RQTXDOLÄ†HG&RROLQJ6\VWHPV
â€” plus â€”
GET UP TO $1,525 CarrierÂŽ Cool Cash***
Trust Sears, the real experts in home improvement. Weâ€™ve been in Americaâ€™s homes for 125 years. 888-SEARS58 searshomeimprovement.com/AC16
â€” plus â€”
SAVE UP TO $300
UP TO $2,150* 2IIĂŻ&DUULHU5HEDWHĂŻ7D[&UHGLW
(VWLPDWHGFRPELQHGWRWDOVDYLQJVZKHQ\RXEX\DTXDOLÄ†HG&RROLQJ6\VWHPIURP6HDUV+RPH6HUYLFHV5HVWULFWLRQVDQGTXDOLÄ†FDWLRQUHTXLUHPHQWVPD\DSSO\2IIHUYDOLGWKURXJK 2IIHUYDOLGRQ VHOHFW &RROLQJ 6\VWHP SXUFKDVHVRIRUPRUH 2IIHUYDOLG WKURXJK 1RWYDOLGRQSULRUVDOHVRULQFRPELQDWLRQZLWKDQ\RWKHURIIHU 8SWR &DUULHU &RRO &DVK UHEDWH DSSOLHV WRWKH SXUFKDVHRI,QÄ†QLW\*UHHQVSHHG6\VWHP+HDW3XPSFRQGHQVLQJXQLW,QÄ†QLW\)XUQDFH016HULHV,QÄ†QLW\&RQWURO6<67; 9HQWLODWRU(59+59+XPLGLÄ†HU670 DQG89/LJKW89/ ZLWKDQ,QÄ†QLW\$LU 3XULÄ†HU*$3$$*$3$% 5HEDWHUDQJH6\VWHPPXVWEHSXUFKDVHGE\LQVWDOOHGE\DQGUHEDWHIRUPSURFHVVHGE\SP&'7RQ+RPHRZQHUVPD\FODLP WKHLUUHEDWHVDQGRUFKHFNWKHVWDWXVRIWKHLUUHEDWHVRQOLQHDWZZZFDUULHULQFHQWLYHVFRP'DWHVRISURJUDPDUHĂĽ6HH3URMHFW&RQVXOWDQWIRUUHEDWHIRUPVĂ7D[RIIHUHQGV 6HH KWWSVZZZHQHUJ\VWDUJRYDERXWIHGHUDOBWD[BFUHGLWV IRU GHWDLOV ĂŽ6HH ZZZVHDUVKRPHVHUYLFHVFRPVKVLQIRVDWLVIDFWLRQJXDUDQWHH IRU 6DWLVIDFWLRQ *XDUDQWHH GHWDLOV 3URGXFWV DQG VHUYLFHV PD\ QRW EH DYDLODEOHLQDOODUHDV6HDUVFDUGVDUHLVVXHGE\&LWLEDQN1$1RWYDOLGRQSULRUVDOHVRULQFRPELQDWLRQZLWKDQ\RWKHURIIHU$OOKRPHLPSURYHPHQWSURGXFWVDQGVHUYLFHVPD\QRWEHRIIHUHGLQDOODUHDV
PA G E
June 24, 2016
Morale, Welfare and Recreation
Patriotic clowns make the round to entertain visitors in Seville Square during the 2015 Sertoma 4th of July Celebration in Olde Seville. Photo from Sertoma Club
By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer
he July Fourth holiday weekend is coming up and the schedule of events includes fishing, music and fireworks.
Here are some highlights: • Anglers from across the Southeast will be competing for prizes and cash in the 45th annual Pensacola International Billfish Tournament June 29 to July 2. The tournament presented by The Pensacola Big Game Fishing Club has been an annual tradition since 1970, and spectators are welcome to come down to Plaza de Luna to watch the boats unload and weigh in their catches. The scales will be open at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 1 and 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 2. For more information, go to www.pbgfc.com.
• A new addition to the July Fourth lineup, is a free Symphony Sparks and Stars concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Hunter Amphitheater in Vince Whibbs Community Maritime Park. The concert will include the “Armed Forces Salute,” “Stars and Stripes Forever” and music from “The Avengers.” A separate free, family event is being presented in the Blue Wahoos Stadium. The concert will be broadcast in the stadium and on Bayfront Parkway. For more information, go to https:// www.facebook.com/events/ 1746624248892461/.
• Sertoma’s Fourth of July Celebration in Old Seville features a full day of activities from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Seville Square. For the 27th year, area Sertoma organizations are coordinating the event. Activities will include a children’s area with pony rides, a rock climbing wall and face painting. Vendors will be selling arts and crafts and food and there will be live entertainment on two stages. A hot dog eating contest is scheduled for noon. The festivities will culminate with the 9 p.m. fireworks show over Pensacola Bay, synchronized with music broadcast on Cat Country FM 98.7. Admission is free. Spectators should not bring dogs or their own fireworks. For more information, go to http://pensacola fireworks.com.
At the movies FRIDAY
“Alice Through the Looking Glass” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “X-Men: Apocalypse” (3D), PG13, 7:30 p.m.; “X-Men: Apocalypse” (2D), PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,” R, 8:10 p.m.
Portside Cinema will be closed June 25 due to scheduled power outage.
“Ratchet and Clank” (2D), PG, noon; “Alice Through the Looking Glass” (3D), PG, 2 p.m.; “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,” R, 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.; “X-Men: Apocalypse” (3D), PG-13, 6:30 p.m.; “The Angry Birds Movie” (2D), PG,12:30 p.m.; “X-Men: Apocalypse” (2D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “Money Monster,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“The Angry Birds Movie” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “X-Men: Apocalypse” (3D), PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Alice Through the Looking Glass” (3D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; “The Nice Guys,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“The Angry Birds Movie” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “X-Men: Apocalypse” (2D), PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “Money Monster,” R, 7:30 p.m.
Free admission to all movies: “Toy Story 3,” G, noon and 2:30 p.m.; “Ratchet and Clank” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “London Has Fallen,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “Captain America: Civil War” (2D), PG-13, 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
“Alice Through the Looking Glass” (3D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “The Angry Birds Movie” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “X-Men: Apocalypse” (2D), PG-13, 7 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
TheNASPMorale,WelfareandRecreation (MWR)departmenthasanumberofupcomingeventsandactivities.Formoreinformation, call452-3806,ext.3100,orgototheMWR websiteatwww.navymwrpensacola.com. • Movies on the Lawn: Movie scheduled for tomorrow, June 25 is “Norm of the North,” (PG). Free family movies will be shown every second and fourth Saturday through Aug. 13 at dusk in front of the Portside Gym, Bldg. 627. You can also • Youth Sports pro enjoy some free camp: Regisfootball popcorn. Bring is open for a free tration your lawn chair, blankets and cool- pro football camp with ers. In case of rain, kicker Graham Gano movies will be can- scheduled for July 19celed. For informa- 20 at NASP Barrancas tion, call 452-2372. Ball Field. You can find • Power off: To- registration forms under morrow, June 25, Youth Sports on MWR Portside Fitness webpage (www.navy Center, Portside mwrpensacola.com/). Gym and Portside You should return Cinema (Bldg. the registration forms 606) will be closed to NASP or Corry Stadue to a sched- tion youth centers, or completed uled power out- e-mail registration forms to age. firstname.lastname@example.org. • FootGolf: Try a new sport at A.C. Read Golf Course: They have a new FootGolf Course. Cost is $9 for military and guests, $10 for DoD and guests and $5 or age 17 and younger. For more information, call 452-2454. • Splash safely: Keep your children safe this summer with Splash, the Navy Fitness Drowning Prevention Campaign. Stay within arm’s reach. For more information, go to www.navyfitness.orgor call the Aquatics Office at 452-9429. • Swimming lessons: Pools and beaches are open for the summer and registration is open for swimming lessons and a variety of summer programs. For more information, contact the MWR Aquatics Department at 452-9429. • NASP 2016 Summer Reading Program: 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. through Aug. 4 at NASP Library, Bldg. 634, 250 Chambers Ave. Theme is “Read for the Win!” Program for ages 3 to 11 features stories, crafts and prizes. Register in person at the library, or call 452-4362. • Summer Day Camps: Weekly camps, continue through Aug. 9. From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at NASP Youth Center; from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. at NASP Corry Station School Age Care. For ages 5 (kindergarten) to 12. Programs include field trips, breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack. Pre-register at www.militarychildcare.com. For more information, call 4522417 or 453-6310. • 2016 A.C. Read Match Play Championship: July 22-24 at A.C. Read Golf Course at Pensacola Naval Air Station. $145 per person or $290 per team. Register today; space limited. For more information, call 452-2454.
Liberty activities Liberty program events at NAS Pensacola and Corry Station target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. 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://naspensacola-mwr.com.
ART • ENTERTAINMENT • LIFESTYLE
June 24, 2016
PA G E
Fleet and Family Support Center
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.
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. • 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 • B’nai 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: • Emergency Preparedness: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today, June 24. Next classes are July 1 and July 29. Each type of disaster requires different measures to keep you, your family and your pets safe. The best thing you can do is to be prepared. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • AmVets ... Understanding Your VA Benefits: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 30. The veterans service organization, AMVETS (or American Veterans), sponsors numerous programs that offer help to veterans and their families. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • Parenting Tips for Blended Families: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. July 11 and July 25. A discussion of the challenges and joys of living in a blended family. All military parents are
welcome. For more information or to register, call 4525609. • First Time Parents Class: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 12. Parenting tips that every new or beginner parent needs to know. This class will provide tips and techniques to help you care for your newborn. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • Tips to Building Self-Esteem: 8 a.m. July 17 at FFSC. Low self-esteem can negatively affect every facet of your life, your relationships, your job and your health. Learn to improve your selfesteem. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • Imagination Station: 10 a.m. to noon every third Thursday of the month at Blue Wahoo Stadium. The next meeting is July 21. The NASP New Parent Support program partners with the Imagination Station for a military family play date. Meet some military families and let your children play. For more information, call 4525609.
Community Outreach If you are interested in participating in some volunteer activities, contact the NASP Community Outreach office. The Community Outreach office also keeps track of volun-
teer hours. You need to report any hours of volunteer work to receive due recognition. For more information, call 452-2532 or e-mail nasp_ comm_outreach@Navy.mil.
CONCERT SEASON M A S T E RW O R K S
KOBRIN PLAYS BRAHMS
10.1.2016 • 7:30PM
CELEBRATE THE NEW YEAR!
with Alexander Kobrin, piano
BEETHOVEN & BLUE JEANS with Bella Hristova, violin DVORAK Three Slavonic Dances SIBELIUS Violin Concerto RAVEL Alborada del gracioso DEBUSSY Iberia
1.14.2017 • 7:30PM C.P.E. BACH Symphony No. 1 in D Major
with Jon Nakamatsu, piano ROSSINI William Tell Overture
STRAVINSKY Pulcinella Suite
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4 DE FALLA Ritual Fire Dance
BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2
RAVEL Une barque sur l’ocean
M A S T E RW O R K S
O P TIO TI N A L AD D D-O D ON
MAHLER SYMPHONY NO.3
RUSSIAN SPECTACULAR 4.1.2017 • 7:30PM
3.4.2017 • 7:30PM
with Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano UWF Women’s Chorus Pensacola Children’s Chorus
THE MOVIE MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAMS 2.11.2017 • 7:30PM
BERNSTEIN & BEETHOVEN 4.29.2017 4.29.2017 • 7:30PM
with Frank Almond, violin DANIELPOUR Celestial Night BERNSTEIN Serenade after Plato’s Symposium BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7
with William Eddins, conductor BORODIN Polovtsian Dances RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Suite from Mlada TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5
ALL CON NC CER RT TS P PE ERFORMED A AT T THE S SA AEN NG GER THE EAT AT R E
Call Today for Tickets
Your favorite movie music in concert
June 24, 2016
June 22, 2016
Ads placed by the Military are free To place an ad go online at www.gosportpensacola.com or call 433-1166 ext.29
MARKETPLACE Publication date every Friday except Christmas and New Years Deadline to place an ad is noon Monday, the week of the publication. Place your ad online at www.gosportpensacola. com Place your ad by phone at 850-433-1166 ext. 29 Mon - Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm
motor • merchandise • employment • real estate • and more! Autos
Articles for Sale
Articles for Sale
Articles for Sale
Wanted: tutor for computerchallenged gent, Windows 10 HP laptop. $15/ hr, 2hr sessions. House/coffee shop meetings, etc. Additional wiring tasks: DVD&VHS to TV, etc. 2925292.
Ammo. Box of 50 40 caliber auto. Box of 50 357 magnum. Half box of 308 rifle. Half box of 270 rifle. Full box of 50 17HMR. All factory, all new. $50 for all. 4971167.
Furniture brown sectional w/lift coffee table, 2 end tables & rug $200. Yellow couch & glass coffee table $100. Chair & ottoman $50 cash only 850-3844536.
Call Walter at Jeep Rangler 917-664-7985. Sport. Four door hard top. Refrigerator. 49K miles. 24 cu ft. $400. $25,500. 251Excellent con- 978-9656. dition. Only 1/2 Motorcycles yrs old. 850- Motorcycles 492-8040. 2015 Indian Two 40” R o a d m a s t e r. F l a t s c r e e n $25,900. Less LED/HDTVs, than 4000 Samsung & miles! Like Toshiba for new! Call Walsale. Excellent ter at 917-664condition, bare- 7985. ly used! Both TVs for $295. Misc Misc. Call Hugh at 850-377-2790. 2001 21ft. Bayliner w/ Rollaway bed, cuddy cabin. Sealy Poster- Many upgrades pedic full mat- (trim tabs, dual tress with the batteries, 4 frame. New, blade ss prop, 6 months old. LED lighting, 407-431-3699. fish finder). Trailer includOne sofa, ed. $12,500. coffee table, Call Patrick and end table. 850-485-4291. Perfect condition. $200 for S c o o t e r all, cash only. for Sale. 850-287-0519. 1 5 0 c c , 6 5 k m , Great Transporgot something to tation around sell? Town! $900. call 850.433.1166 850-748-9346.
Wanted: skilled handyman to service quality senior citizen apartments by Corry and VA. Marty @850221-6929. Captain’s Quarters S 72nd Ave. Services Services Robert’s Concrete
Co. Specializing in replacing existing driveways, patios, walkways, pool decks, and retaining walls of all types. Over 25 years experience. Get the best estimate. 850-450-4021. Retired/active military discounts always.
Archery. Hoyt. Take down recurve bow. 50lb pull. Like new. With hard case. $100. 4171694.
Sears Kenmore dishwasher and smooth-top range w/microwave. Excellent condition. $400 for all. For more info, call P o w e r h e a d 850-944-4304. bang stick on pole spear fac- For sale, LG tory stainless 41 window air magnum. $100. c o n d i t i o n e r , 417-1694. used one year, $150, 850-525Loveseat sofa, 7544. brown upholstery, with Upright Freezer matching chair. (White) Energy Rarely used. Star. Like new, Good condi- only 1 year. tion. $99 or best 16.6-cuft. $450. offer. Double Call Walter at recliner, brown, 917-664-7985. rarely used, $125 or best D u r a f l a m e offer. 850-466- I n f r a r e d 3650. Quartz Stove - 5200 BTU, Model DFI550-0. $100.
ext. 29 for more info
ALL CLASSIFIED ADS PLACED BY MILITARY ARE
A Set of Nissan 370Z Rims and Tires. 225/45ZR/18 G o o d Condition. $400. Must See! 850-748-9346. Real Estate
REAL ESTATE Rental Rental House for rent: 3BR/2BA, very clean. Double carport. Fenced yard. Quiet area. $825/ month. $700 deposit. Credit report required. 850-455-2189. Upstairs Apartment. $700/Month. 1BR/1BA - Off Barrancas (near NAS) *Utilities included. Deposit $700. Pet Deposit $200. Please call/text (850)255-1365 for more information. 3/2 in waterfront neighborhood, Milton. Private boat launch and pier. Fenced yard.
$1500/month. 850-572-4544. For Sale For Sale
Check out 5212 Choctaw Ave Perdido Key, steal of a deal looking to move quick. Great neighborhood, give Tyler a call: 850-7642040. Asking $175k. 3/1.5 ranch house for sale in Milton on half acre with fenced backyard and garage, new central HVAC, only 6 or 7 minutes from NASWF. Only $64,900. Obo. 207-274-1745. 4BR/2BA house. 1803sqft. 5 minutes outside NASP backgate. Garage 275sqft., screened-in porch 242sqft. Newly renovated, ready now. $125,000. Info/ appointment by calling 850994-1030.
CARDON ESTATE SALE Fri & Sat June 24th & 25th. 9am to 3pm. 1449 Players Club Circle. Gently used Furnitures, Art, Oriental, Decor, Golf clubs, Fishing gears Maytag Washer & Dryer, Riding Lawn Mower, kitchenware Elodie Cardon 850-433-6427,
Lamaisonelodie @bellsouth.net. cardonestatesales.com
June 22, 2016