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NASP galley wins five-star accreditation Galley advances to Capt. Edward F. Ney Memorial Awards for Outstanding Food Ser vice By Alma Teague Enabler Card Coordinator

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AS Pensacola Food Services has been awarded the fivestar accreditation for food service excellence and nominated to represent Commander, Navy Region Southeast in the Capt. Edward F. Ney Award competition. The NAS Pensacola Food Service operation is one of the largest in the Navy serving nearly 3.5 million meals a year. There are more than 75 shore galleys in the Navy that compete each year for this coveted award. The secretary of the Navy and International Food Service Executives Association established the Ney award in 1958. The five-star accreditation inspection recognize overall food service excellence by evaluating key areas in customer service, safety, budgeting, cleanliness and management. The award is a prerequisite for the Capt. Edward F.

Ney Memorial Award for superior performance in food service. The award is a culmination of a three-part inspection process in which all Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) dining facilities are evaluated. NAS Pensacola last won the Ney award in 2010. “It is an absolute honor to be selected to represent Commander, Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE) in the Ney award competition and I am extremely proud of the entire NAS Pensacola food service team,” said Paul Poling, NAS Pensacola Food Service officer.

“Serving nearly 10,000 meals a day is an extremely fast-paced, challenging environment and it’s great to see our daily focus on safety, sanitation and procedural compliance recognized and rewarded,” Poling said. “We have high caliber, talented cooks and food service attendants, I’m extremely proud of the food services team. Their hard work and dedication ensures the Sailors, Marines and Airmen that come through that doors receive the best food in the Navy has to offer.”

(Above) Sailors queue up during a busy lunchtime rush June 29. The NASP galley serves nearly 3.5 million meals a year. (Left) Cook Tim Cobb gets some barbecue chicken ready to serve. With its recent five-star accreditation, the NAS Pensacola galley moves on to compete for the Navy’s Capt. Edward F. Ney Award for Outstanding Food Service. Photos by Mike O’Connor

Navy Exchange Service Command gives $46.6 million to MWR From Kristine M. Sturkie NexCom PAO

The Navy Exchange Service Command (NexCom) has released its fiscal year 2014 audited financial report, which shows a $46.6 million contribution to Navy Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR). “NexCom’s mission is to provide our

customers with quality goods and services at a savings and to support Navy quality of life programs,” said retired Rear Adm. Robert J. Bianchi, chief executive officer, NexCom. “Each year, we contribute 70 percent of our profits to MWR to accomplish that mission. For 2014, we gave Navy MWR $46.6 million from our sales. Shopping at the NEX not only saves our customers money, it also contributes

to their quality of life.” Navy MWR uses the dividends from the NEX in a variety of ways. Installations receive part of the funds for specific installation level MWR efforts. The remaining funds are used for MWR capital projects to improve facilities. “Our MWR effort relies on the dividend we get from NexCom to continue to offer a quality recreation experience for

Sailors and their families. These funds are very important in helping us to upgrade facilities and equipment, as well as support the diverse recreation needs of the military community that we serve,” said Lorraine Seidel, recreation program manager for Navy Installations Command. NexCom operates on the retail fiscal year calendar, which in 2014 was Feb. 1, 2014 -Jan. 31, 2015.

Memorial honoring fallen vets at museum From Hill Goodspeed Historian, National Naval Aviation Museum

In advance of the celebration of our nation’s 239th birthday, visitors to the National Naval Aviation Museum have the opportunity to reflect on the sacrifices that servicemen and women from the Sunshine State have made in

defense of freedom in a traveling exhibit titled Remembering Our Fallen. Featuring photographs of the more than 300 Floridians who have died as result of their injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9-11, the traveling exhibit opened July 2 and can be

viewed until July 16. The concept of the memorial dates to November 2010, when Bill and Evone Williams of Omaha, Neb., read a story in their local paper about the father of a serviceman killed in U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, Lead Solo Pilot Lt. Cmdr. Dave Tickle performs a high-speed pass in front of a crowd on Pensacola Beach at a

See Exhibit on page 2 practice demonstration July 11, 2014. Photo by MC2 Andrea Perez

Red, White and Blues week kicks off July 4 Darius Rucker Fourth of July concert at NASP From Visit Pensacola • Downtown Pensacola is the setting By Bridgette Williams NASP PAO Intern

Country artist Darius Rucker will take the stage for the July 4 “Tour for the Troops” concert on NAS Pensacola Portside lawn. The concert is being sponsored by the Air Force Reserve, NAS Pensacola Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR), Pen Air Federal Credit Union and Kia Au-

tosports. It will also feature special guests Michael Ray and Jacob Davis. The event is open to DoD ID card holders and specially cleared civilian guests. A native of Charleston, S.C, Rucker was the lead singer of Hootie and the Blowfish before successfully launching his solo country career. Rucker’s three previous albums

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The Independence Day celebration will last long after the fireworks on Pensacola Beach. Red, White and Blues Week kicks off on July 4 and continues through July 11. The week attracts thousands of visitors and the all-American celebrations on the schedule include live music, baseball, beach activities and the aerial excitement of the Blue Angels Pensacola Beach air show. Here are the highlights:

for a free patriotic celebration, hosted by area Sertoma clubs, in Seville Square. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. July 4. A fireworks display set to music takes place over Pensacola Bay at 9 p.m. • Visitors are also invited to watch fireworks from the Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. Beginning at 6 p.m. July 4, Pensacola’s minor league baseball team, the Blue Wahoos, will open the waterfront stadium for a night of family fun

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Fourth of July fireworks: Not allowed on base; fireworks shows downtown, at beach By Fire Inspector Michael Aaron Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast

As this Fourth of July approaches many, of you if not all of you, will join millions of other Americans celebrate this federal holiday. We at Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast (Fire Prevention) want to give you some safety tips to help keep you and your family safe. Here are some safety tips on fireworks to keep you safe: • Not authorized/permitted for on base use – any fireworks to include sparklers. • Make sure you know the law for the area you are buying and using them in. • Never smoke or use any flame devices near fireworks.

• A sparklers tip burns at more than 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit and can cause third-degree burns.

• Use caution when around others celebrating as their actions can hurt you. • Never allow young children to play

• Consuming alcohol and handling fireworks is a bad combination. • Horse playing with fireworks can be deadly and can seriously injure someone. • Move back to a safe distance immediately after lighting. • Never try to re-light or pick up fireworks (duds) that have not fully functioned.

with or ignite fireworks. I personally have a loved one that is now legally blind in one eye due to misuse of a bottle rocket and has had to undergo many surgeries and was lucky enough to save her eye. Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast wants you to enjoy this holiday but we also want you to be safe.

We highly encourage you to leave the fireworks to the professionals. With that said, you can join others in celebrating our nation’s Independence Day celebration at one of the Gulf Coast’s largest fireworks display on the Gulf Coast over Pensacola Bay (downtown) July 4 at 9 p.m. or the annual Fourth of July fireworks spectacular on Pensacola Beach, Soundside at 8:30 p.m. Visit the websites below for more information concerning fireworks. http://pensacolafireworks.com/ http://www.visitpensacolabeach.com/ events/calendar.php http://www.nfpa.org/research/reportsand-statistics/fire-causes/fireworks. For more Fourth of July information and fireworks safety information, see pages B1 “Life” and B4 “Off Duty.”

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action in Iraq, who expressed concern that his son had been forgotten even as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan continued. This inspired the couple to create a temporary exhibit honoring all of Nebraska’s sons and daughters who had died in the Global War on Terror, its impact on the families of the deceased and the general public inspiring a project to create similar panels for all 50 states. Thus far, Florida is one of 22 states for which a memorial has been completed through the work of the Williams’ non-profit Patriot Productions (http://www.rememberingourfallen.org/). “It is important for our visitors to not only understand and appreciate the people and events of decades past,” said Acting Museum Director Robert Macon, “but also gain an appreciation for the history that is being made on the battlefields of today through the sacrifices of young men and women in uniform. This is particularly the case given the fact that the museum is located onboard NAS Pensacola, which trains thousands of personnel for service on the front lines.” Florida’s Remembering Our Fallen was dedicated in March 2015, in Palm Bay and Pensacola is one of the stops on a tour of locations around the state. The National Naval Aviation Museum is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. For further information about the museum, call 452-3604 or visit its website at www. naval aviation museum.org.

NAS Pensacola command picnic Fun Day ... Dozens of NASP service members and their families came out for lunch, music, sports and more at the command’s Fun Day June 26. (Left) ABH2 Major Phillips and QM2 Angel Herrera toss a football. Photo by Mike O’Connor (Right) NASP Installation Training Officer Chris Steinnecker volunteered to get “pied” for a donation. Photo by Janet Thomas

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– “Learn To Live,” “Charleston, SC 1966” and “True Believers” – all topped the billboard country album chart, spinning off six number one singles. In 2012, he was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and won a Grammy Award for best country solo performance of “Wagon Wheel,” which hit number one on the country charts. Rucker’s music career has been extremely successful, but he also creating a name for himself for his philanthropy and support for the military. He has performed dozens of concerts for service members overseas as part of the Navy Overseas Concert Series. On May 13, Rucker joined, WalMart, Wells Fargo, the Military Warriors Support Foundation and Dr Pepper/Snapple Group’s Project Rebuild to surprise veteran Army Spc. Daniel Branham with a new home in the Charleston, S.C., area. While serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Branham rescued nine of his fellow soldiers and a local national during a chlorine gas attack for which he received the Army Commendation Medal with Valor. Rucker and his partners plan to surprise 11 other veterans with new homes during his Southern Style tour this summer. According to the singer’s website (www.dariusrucker.com), Rucker also helped raise more than $220,000 for childhood cancer and other life threatening diseases at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during his sixth annual Darius and Friends benefit concert held earlier this month in Nashville, Tenn. Ray and Davis are two up-and-

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coming country music performers. Ray recently released his debut single, “Kiss You in the Morning,” and Davis is a singer-songwriter from Shreveport, La., who now lives in Nashville. For the NASP concert, gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and concert will start at 7 p.m. Fireworks will follow the concert. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets are available in advance to authorized MWR patrons and guests with valid ID. Pick up tickets at MWR administration office (Bldg. 4143), NASP Liberty Center, ITT NASP Corry Station, Corry Bowling Center, ITT NAS Whiting and Pen Air (NASP, Corry and Whiting locations only). There will be a limit of 12 tickets per ID card, and concertgoers will be required to comply with current NAS Pensacola security regulations. For more information, go to www.navymwrpensacola.com or call 452-3806, ext. 3100. Security note: All DoD personnel attending the “Tour for the Troops” concert will need to show their DoD ID card when entering the base. Sponsor (guest) ticketed civilian personnel will need a valid photo ID, along with a valid driver’s license for the driver of the vehicle coming into the installation. Personnel could be required to have their vehicle inspected at the gate when accessing the base. Weapons are prohibited on the installation. Even personnel with a valid carry permit are not allowed to bring weapons on the installation. Obey all driving regulations. Cell phones are not to be used by drivers while onboard any NAS Pensacola installation.

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

The image on the right side is the Navy’s most modern fighter aircraft, the F-18 Super Hornet. Established in 1921 as the Air Station News, the name Gosport was adopted in 1936. A gosport was a voice tube used by flight instructors in the early days of naval aviation to give instructions and directions to their students. The name “Gosport” was derived from Gosport, England (originally God’s Port), where the voice tube was invented. Gosport is an authorized newspaper published every Friday by Ballinger Publishing,

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that includes food, games and a showing of “The Lego Movie” that leads up to the fireworks show. And the fireworks display over the Santa Rosa Sound on Pensacola Beach is scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m. July 4. Bring your beach chairs, blankets and boogie shoes to Bands on the Beach, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 7 at Pensacola Beach Gulfside Pavilion. The free outdoor summer concert series is presenting Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs. • The early bird gets the air show at Breakfast with the Blues at 8 a.m. July 8. Visitors are encouraged to eat breakfast on Pensacola Beach and watch for the Blue Angels flying over. This is the first of four opportunities to see the team perform during the week. All performances are weather permitting. • A Blue Angels practice show is scheduled for 2 p.m. July 9 at Pensacola Beach. The team will perform highspeed stunts and maneuvers over Pensacola Beach and the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico to prepare for the air show. • A Blue Angels dress rehearsal air show including the military and civilian acts is scheduled to start at noon July 10 at Pensacola Beach. The Blue Angels are scheduled to fly at 2 p.m. The 2015 Pensacola Beach air show line-up includes the Redline Sports Team flying RV-8 speed demons; Fat Albert, a C-130 Hercules that flies support for the Blue Angels; Gary Ward flying the MX2, an unlimited aerobatic aircraft that spins and rotates at high speeds; Kevin Coleman flying a one-of-a-kind Extra 300SHP; and Skip Stewart flying Prometheus, a biplane that roars and races. • The official 2015 Blue Angels Pensacola Beach Air Show begins at noon July 11, and the Blues are scheduled to take to the skies at 2 p.m. • The final patriotic celebration of the season takes place July 11 at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. The Blue Wahoos take on the Montgomery Biscuits at 6:35 p.m. Once the game ends, the organization will provide a fireworks show over Pensacola Bay. For more information, go to VisitPensacola.com.

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Keep dancing: Reality can be better than the dream By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist

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ack then, you danced. I mean you really danced. During your 20s and 30s, you would hear a song that would make you spring to your feet. Channeling the beat of the music through gyrating torso and limbs, you swung your hair in loop-de-loops just for laughs. Rivulets of sweat trickled down your back, and when your evening was done, you slept like a rock. You danced often. At cousins’ weddings. At military balls. On Friday nights with good friends who came over for dinner and didn’t end up leaving until 1 a.m. At bars or nightclubs you were still young enough to patronize without looking pathetic. Now, in your 40s and 50s, dancing just isn’t the same. For the most part, you sit and watch. But every once in a while, like an old dog who’s feeling frisky, you give it a go. A really good 1980s song fools you into believing you’ve still got it, so you shuffle to the dance floor

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doing a sort of pre-dance – biting your bottom lip with one fist pumping in the air – that signals everyone else to pay attention. Once positioned, you begin, but soon realize that your body doesn’t dance spontaneously like it used to. You must deliberately recall the moves that used to come so freely, as you awkwardly recreate The Roger Rabbit, The Van Halen Jump and The Hair Swing from faded memory. Eventually, thirst and a twinge of humiliation prompt you to go back to your seat. Later, in the wee hours, you bolt awake when your calf seizes up with cramps. And in the morning, you discover that you have a kink in your neck, and won’t be able to turn your head to the side for four or five more days. Back then, in your 20s and

About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, has been a military spouse for 20 years (and running). She also writes columns for Military Spouse magazine and a blog at www.themeat andpotatoesoflife.com. She and her family are stationed at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. 30s, you and your spouse were still discovering yourselves and setting standards for your life. “Perhaps we’re the kind of people who brew craft beers

in our garage, using interesting ingredients like apricots and toasted malts? Maybe we surf, play the harmonica in a coworker’s band, bake gourmet biscotti, ride Harleys, or run marathons? “When we buy or rent a home, we will absolutely insist on stainless steel appliances. We will use the china from our wedding registry every Thanksgiving. Romance will not be diminished when we have kids. Our children will be born using the Bradley Method, they will only eat home-made organic baby food, and will strictly adhere to a system of marble jar behavior rewards as set forth in the June issue of Parenting Magazine.” Now, after decades of adulthood, your days of selfdiscovery are behind you. Life happened, and you were too busy working, paying taxes, raising children, coping with deployments and keeping your marriage intact to bother with building your identity. In the process, you simply became who you are, naturally. I recently celebrated my 49th birthday. My husband has been in the Navy for 27 years. Our

base house has mismatched appliances and tumbleweeds of dog hair. I drive a minivan and take fiber supplements. My husband is bald and falls asleep in his recliner. I have not seen our wedding china since we boxed it for storage before an overseas move seven years ago. The money we dreamed we might spend on exotic travel and trendy décor ended up being used on braces for our three children, mortgages, fan belts, plumbers’ bills and college funds. Our idea of a great Friday night is fire-pitting with the neighbors and still being in bed by 11 p.m. Life isn’t as we imagined it back then, but believe it or not, we are happier than we could have dreamed. You see, after more than two decades of marriage, parenting, and military life, I may not dance all that much anymore. But I have gained the wisdom to know that it’s the love of family, the companionship of friends, the honor of military service and the richness of life experiences that really matter. So now, when people tell me “Happy Birthday,” I say to myself, “Bingo.”

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.ctr@navy.mil.


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Hurricane forecasting evolving with new storm surge products, upgraded modeling

HURRICANE

For on-base emergency: 911 for fire and ambulance; 911 for NASP Police; non-emergency 452-8387 NAS Whiting Field 911 for Emergency Center Emergency Management (850) 623-7324 Corry Station Quarterdeck 452-6618 NETPDTC Saufley Field Main gate 452-1628 Florida Division of Emergency Management (850) 413-9969 http://www.floridadisaster.org National Hurricane Center www.nhc.noaa.gov National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration www.noaa.gov

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NFAAS: Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System https://navyfamily.navy.mil/cas/login

American Red Cross Northwest Florida 432-7601 http://www.redcross.org/fl/pensacola

Fleet Weather Center Norfolk http://www.usno.navy.mil/NOOC/fwc-n

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office 436-9630 http://www.escambiaso.com

Ready Navy http://www.Ready.Navy.mil Air Force Be Ready http://www.beready.af.mil/ Ready Army http://www.acsim.army.mil/readyarmy/ Federal Emergency Management Agency www.fema.gov (800) 621-FEMA (3362) Be Ready Escambia: Escambia County Public Safety 471-6400 http://www.myescambia.com/beready Santa Rosa County Emergency Management (850) 983-5360 www.santarosa.fl.gov/emergency/

HURRICANE CATEGORIES TROPICAL STORM: Minor winds — 39-73 mph Category 1: Minimal winds — 74-95 mph Category 2: Moderate winds — 96-110 mph Category 3: Extensive winds — 111-130 mph Category 4: Extreme winds — 130-156 mph Category 5: Catastrophic winds — 156-plus mph NAS Pensacola

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office 983-1100 http://www.santarosasheriff.org Emerald Coast Utilities Authority 476-0480 http://www.ecua.fl.gov Pensacola Energy (natural gas) 435-1800 http://www.pensacolaenergy.com/ 474-5300 to report gas leak/emergency Gulf Power (outages and service interruptions) 800-487-6937 http://www.gulfpower.com

From NOAA http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center said the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will likely be below-normal, but that’s no reason to believe coastal areas will have it easy. For the hurricane season, which officially runs through Nov. 30, NOAA is predicting a 70 percent likelihood of six to 11 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which three to six could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including zero to two major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5; winds of 111 mph or higher). While a below-normal season is likely (70 percent), there is also a 20 percent chance of a near-normal season, and a 10 percent chance of an abovenormal season. “A below-normal season doesn’t mean we’re off the hook. As we’ve seen before, below-normal seasons can still produce catastrophic impacts to communities,” said NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan, referring to the 1992 season in which only seven named storms formed, yet the first was Andrew – a Category 5 major hurricane that devastated South Florida. “The main factor expected to suppress the hurricane season this year is El Niño, which is already affecting wind and pressure patterns, and is forecast to last through the hurricane season,” said Gerry Bell, lead seasonal hurricane forecaster with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. “El Niño may also intensify as the season progresses, and is expected to have its greatest influence during the peak months

of the season. We also expect sea surface temperatures in the tropical Atlantic to be close to normal, whereas warmer waters would have supported storm development.” Onboard NAS Pensacola, predictions for the 2015 season are being viewed with caution. “Mixed signals for amount of hurricanes this season; bottom line: be prepared,” said NASP Emergency Manager Burt Fenters. With the new hurricane season comes a new prototype storm surge watch/warning graphic from NOAA’s National Hurricane Center, intended to highlight areas along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts of the United States that have a significant risk of lifethreatening inundation by storm surge from a tropical cyclone. The new graphic will introduce the concept of a watch or warning specific to the storm surge hazard. Storm surge is often the greatest threat to life and property from a tropical cyclone, and it can occur at different times and at different locations from a storm’s hazardous winds. In addition, while most coastal residents can remain in their homes and be safe from a tropical cyclone’s winds, evacuations are often needed to keep people safe from storm surge. Having separate warnings for these two hazards should provide emergency managers, the media, and the general public better guidance on the hazards they face when tropical cyclones threaten. Also new this season is a higher resolution version of NOAA’s Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting model (HWRF), thanks to the upgrades to oper-

ational computing. A new 40-member HWRF ensemble-based data assimilation system will also be implemented to make better use of aircraft reconnaissance-based tail Doppler radar data for improved intensity forecasts. Retrospective testing of 2015 HWRF upgrades demonstrated a five percent improvement in the intensity forecasts compared to last year. To help those living in hurricane-prone areas prepare, NOAA offers hurricane preparedness tips, along with video and audio public service announcements at www. hurricanes.gov/prepare. “It only takes one hurricane or tropical storm making landfall in your community to significantly disrupt your life,” said FEMA Deputy Administrator Joseph Nimmich. “Everyone should take action now to prepare themselves and their families for hurricanes and powerful storms. Develop a family communications plan, build an emergency supply kit for your home, and take time to learn evacuation routes for your area. Knowing what to do ahead of time can literally save your life and help you bounce back stronger and faster should disaster strike in your area.” NOAA will issue an updated outlook for the Atlantic hurricane season in early August, just prior to the historical peak of the season. NOAA’s mission is to understand and predict changes in the Earth's environment, from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun, and to conserve and manage our coastal and marine resources. Join NOAA on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media channels.

Storm names for 2015 Ana Bill Claudette Danny Erika Fred Grace Henri Ida Joaquin Kate Larr y Mindy Nicholas Odette Peter Rose Sam Teresa Victor Wanda

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Hurricane forecasting evolving with new storm surge products, upgraded modeling

HURRICANE

For on-base emergency: 911 for fire and ambulance; 911 for NASP Police; non-emergency 452-8387 NAS Whiting Field 911 for Emergency Center Emergency Management (850) 623-7324 Corry Station Quarterdeck 452-6618 NETPDTC Saufley Field Main gate 452-1628 Florida Division of Emergency Management (850) 413-9969 http://www.floridadisaster.org National Hurricane Center www.nhc.noaa.gov National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration www.noaa.gov

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NOAA: Below-normal Atlantic hurricane season is likely

Be ready –

NAS Pensacola Emergency Management Office 452-4481 Quarterdeck 452-4785

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NFAAS: Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System https://navyfamily.navy.mil/cas/login

American Red Cross Northwest Florida 432-7601 http://www.redcross.org/fl/pensacola

Fleet Weather Center Norfolk http://www.usno.navy.mil/NOOC/fwc-n

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office 436-9630 http://www.escambiaso.com

Ready Navy http://www.Ready.Navy.mil Air Force Be Ready http://www.beready.af.mil/ Ready Army http://www.acsim.army.mil/readyarmy/ Federal Emergency Management Agency www.fema.gov (800) 621-FEMA (3362) Be Ready Escambia: Escambia County Public Safety 471-6400 http://www.myescambia.com/beready Santa Rosa County Emergency Management (850) 983-5360 www.santarosa.fl.gov/emergency/

HURRICANE CATEGORIES TROPICAL STORM: Minor winds — 39-73 mph Category 1: Minimal winds — 74-95 mph Category 2: Moderate winds — 96-110 mph Category 3: Extensive winds — 111-130 mph Category 4: Extreme winds — 130-156 mph Category 5: Catastrophic winds — 156-plus mph NAS Pensacola

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office 983-1100 http://www.santarosasheriff.org Emerald Coast Utilities Authority 476-0480 http://www.ecua.fl.gov Pensacola Energy (natural gas) 435-1800 http://www.pensacolaenergy.com/ 474-5300 to report gas leak/emergency Gulf Power (outages and service interruptions) 800-487-6937 http://www.gulfpower.com

From NOAA http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center said the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will likely be below-normal, but that’s no reason to believe coastal areas will have it easy. For the hurricane season, which officially runs through Nov. 30, NOAA is predicting a 70 percent likelihood of six to 11 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which three to six could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including zero to two major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5; winds of 111 mph or higher). While a below-normal season is likely (70 percent), there is also a 20 percent chance of a near-normal season, and a 10 percent chance of an abovenormal season. “A below-normal season doesn’t mean we’re off the hook. As we’ve seen before, below-normal seasons can still produce catastrophic impacts to communities,” said NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan, referring to the 1992 season in which only seven named storms formed, yet the first was Andrew – a Category 5 major hurricane that devastated South Florida. “The main factor expected to suppress the hurricane season this year is El Niño, which is already affecting wind and pressure patterns, and is forecast to last through the hurricane season,” said Gerry Bell, lead seasonal hurricane forecaster with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. “El Niño may also intensify as the season progresses, and is expected to have its greatest influence during the peak months

of the season. We also expect sea surface temperatures in the tropical Atlantic to be close to normal, whereas warmer waters would have supported storm development.” Onboard NAS Pensacola, predictions for the 2015 season are being viewed with caution. “Mixed signals for amount of hurricanes this season; bottom line: be prepared,” said NASP Emergency Manager Burt Fenters. With the new hurricane season comes a new prototype storm surge watch/warning graphic from NOAA’s National Hurricane Center, intended to highlight areas along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts of the United States that have a significant risk of lifethreatening inundation by storm surge from a tropical cyclone. The new graphic will introduce the concept of a watch or warning specific to the storm surge hazard. Storm surge is often the greatest threat to life and property from a tropical cyclone, and it can occur at different times and at different locations from a storm’s hazardous winds. In addition, while most coastal residents can remain in their homes and be safe from a tropical cyclone’s winds, evacuations are often needed to keep people safe from storm surge. Having separate warnings for these two hazards should provide emergency managers, the media, and the general public better guidance on the hazards they face when tropical cyclones threaten. Also new this season is a higher resolution version of NOAA’s Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting model (HWRF), thanks to the upgrades to oper-

ational computing. A new 40-member HWRF ensemble-based data assimilation system will also be implemented to make better use of aircraft reconnaissance-based tail Doppler radar data for improved intensity forecasts. Retrospective testing of 2015 HWRF upgrades demonstrated a five percent improvement in the intensity forecasts compared to last year. To help those living in hurricane-prone areas prepare, NOAA offers hurricane preparedness tips, along with video and audio public service announcements at www. hurricanes.gov/prepare. “It only takes one hurricane or tropical storm making landfall in your community to significantly disrupt your life,” said FEMA Deputy Administrator Joseph Nimmich. “Everyone should take action now to prepare themselves and their families for hurricanes and powerful storms. Develop a family communications plan, build an emergency supply kit for your home, and take time to learn evacuation routes for your area. Knowing what to do ahead of time can literally save your life and help you bounce back stronger and faster should disaster strike in your area.” NOAA will issue an updated outlook for the Atlantic hurricane season in early August, just prior to the historical peak of the season. NOAA’s mission is to understand and predict changes in the Earth's environment, from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun, and to conserve and manage our coastal and marine resources. Join NOAA on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media channels.

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Buffering plan protects NAS Whiting Field By Ens. Jeremiah Griffin NASWF Public Affairs

The Community Planning Liaison Office Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) worked with other Navy offices to coordinate the purchase of 335 acres of easements near the North and South fields for the purpose of buffering NASWF. At its heart, buffering is the acquisition of acreage adjacent to or near the base to avoid incompatible development underneath flight tracks, noise corridors and accident zones. To this end, more than 3,900 acres adjacent to NASWF have been protected, with more than 500 additional acres still in negotiation. North Field is one of only two primary flight training sites in the country, and South Field is the only intermediate/ advanced training helicopter airfield. Overall, both fields have more than 260 aircraft, and provide 1.2 million operational flight hours annually training three service branches and nine other nations. The mission is vital to the na-

A map of the all land bought for buffering to date, shows the flight tracks and the conserved land for public use.

tion’s defense, and buffering efforts help enable the mission of the airfields to go forward smoothly. Not only is NAS Whiting Field an important resource for the Navy, but its presence also aids the civilian community. It’s estimated that the base and service personnel are a $1.1 billion asset for Milton and the sur-

rounding area. Acquisitions are also not overly taxing for the locals. Santa Rosa utilizes the Defense Infrastructure Grant from the state (provided by the Florida Defense Alliance) to purchase land along with the aid of the Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration Grant. This means that from the

$878,000 of new acquisitions, the Navy paid 75 percent of the cost through REPI. Since the mission and capabilities at NAS Whiting Field can’t be duplicated anywhere else, this proves to be a safe long term investment for the area. The hard work between the Navy’s community planning liaison and the community leaders for buffering provides solid dividends for both. “This base buffering effort coupled with established land development codes (lighting, noise, military airport zones, military airport influence areas, and AICUZ recommendations) will aide in alleviating noise complaints, mitigating mission constraints, enhancing readiness, and protecting our mission footprint over land and airspace,” said Navy Operational Liaison Officer Randy Roy. Additionally, land purchased provides a cornerstone for conservation elements that serve the community and the Navy’s mission. Acreage acquired protects forests, creeks, and trails from

being developed on and can still be utilized by the public. This also protects the habitats of animals and birds native to the area, with the added benefit of keeping them from moving into the area of the airfield. NAS Whiting Field and Santa Rosa County have a truly unique relationship: so much so that the Department of Defense uses their partnership as the national model of base relations and planning with communities. All of the acquisitions and easements come from willing sellers and are purchased at market value. Furthermore, the buffering land cuts down on noise from overhead aircraft and keeps residential development away from high trafficked areas. All of this helps to make NAS Whiting Field a good neighbor for Milton and is part of the state wide military buffering initiative. “Our goal is to secure real estate that will have an immediate as well as long term impact on preventing incompatible development from impeding (NAS WF’s) mission,” said Roy.

Water fitness classes offered at NASWF Fitness Center By Ens. Margaret Gresham NASWF Public Affairs

Summer is upon us, but don’t worry, it is never too late to achieve that “summer bod” you have always wanted. Raelyn Latchaw and the staff of Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s Fitness Center are here to help accomplish a range of fitness goals. Latchaw offers a variety of fitness classes for all different levels of fitness abilities. One of Latchaw’s favorite classes to teach is the water fitness class hosted at NAS Whiting Field’s swimming pool. There are four classes offered weekly, two on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Monday and Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. The classes are free for active-duty military or $25 for a “session” which is comprised of three weeks of classes for all other dependents or civilian employees, with multi session discounts available. The MWR Facebook page includes the full details, or call the fitness center at 623-7412 for more information. Latchaw’s class includes treading

Terri Ballinger supported this through her water fitness experience. “This class session of aquatic aerobics has been my very first experience,” Ballinger said. “I have been recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Whenever I do regular exercises, my joints hurt so much that I do not continue to exercise. Happily, I have finally found an exercise program that helps me to focus on getting my muscles stronger while not causing any joint pain. Raelyn is very energetic and continuously keeps us motivated throughout the whole class. She is extremely knowledgeable Raelyn Latchaw engages her students during her water fitness classes. Accesabout how to modify your exercises to fit sories are used to challenge students and teach them different methods to target your needs.” different muscle groups in the water. In addition to her water fitness Latchaw also teaches a yoga class on Tuesday based weight training. a dynamic full body workout. “In particular, the water allows individ- from 11:45-12:45 a.m. and Thursday from Water fitness classes, besides providing a cool break from the summer heat, uals of all body types and fitness back- 10:45-11:45 a.m. Her style of teaching is offer the ability to burn calories and be ac- grounds to work at an intensity that is different than many traditional classes betive without the strain that traditional challenging and effective for them by cause she incorporates not only yoga, but methods of training can cause. Water modifying each move with speed, lever Pilates and core power training. The training is extremely low impact and can length, and drag/resistance ... all the while classes are for patrons of all experience be the best method for people with injuries being safe and protective of joints which levels, Latchaw adapts each of her moves or sensitive joints to get a good aerobic have to last for our lifetime,” Latchaw ex- into different difficulty levels as to accommodate everyone’s abilities. workout without the pain. Water provides plained. water, running, and stationary squats, she uses an array of accessories to aid in her instruction. Water dumbbells, noodles, flotation straps, and resistance paddles are all incorporated into her routine to provide

a complete immersion of resistance from every plane of motion, allowing the person to work through multi-plane resistant moves instead of working against the single resistant dimension (gravity) like land

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GOSPORT NEX announces holiday schedule

Pensacola Naval Exchange (NEX) will be observing special July 4 holiday hours for Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) facilities. Today, July 3, is the official observed government holiday, and some stores will remain open although hours will be adjusted. The NEX Mall and package store will be open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, July 3, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 4. The NEX Aviation Plaza will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, July 3, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 4. NASP Car Care will be closed July 3 along with several locations at command buildings. Store hours will return to normal operations July 5. For more information, call 453-5311.

Blood donations wanted for holiday

The need for blood does not take a holiday. As you prepare to celebrate the 4th of July, OneBlood encourages you to make blood donation part of your plans. All blood donors who donate at a OneBlood Donor Center from July 2 to July 6 will receive a Tshirt and tumbler. Plus, to help boost the blood supply during the summer, OneBlood is sponsoring the “2 From You'” Summer 2015 campaign. All donors who give blood or platelets twice between May 1 and Aug. 31 will be entered in a drawing to win one of 20 giveaways. Prizes include televisions, iPads and Apple watches. For official rules, go to oneblood.org/2FromYou. For locations, hours and appointment information, go to www.oneblood.org/july4 or call 1 (888) 936-6283.

Naval hospital can do school physicals

Several dates have been announced for the Naval Hospital Pensacola’s annual summer School/Sports Physical Rodeo. Event are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 11, July 18 and July 25 at the Family Medicine Clinic. Exams are available for children ages 4 and older and any school-aged child (including students new to the area). Seventh grade physicals are being offered along with other physicals as required. Participants need to bring completed paperwork to the appointment. Appointments are needed and can be made by calling NHP Family Medicine at 505-7120.

Newcomers Club meeting for lunch Newcomers Club of Greater Pensacola meets at 9 a.m. on the second Wednesday (July 8) of the month at the Pensacola Yacht Club for games and lunch. The $14 cost includes lunch. The group is open to all women who have resided in Pensacola two years or fewer. Monthly activities include a book club, bridge, Bunco, bowling, chef’s night out, movie afternoon, and more. For more information, call Anne Martin at 432-1826 or e-mail famartin39@cox.net. You can also go to www. pensacolanewcomers.com.

Thrift store to be closed until July 13 The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) thrift shop aboard NASP Corry Station, Bldg. 3736, is scheduled to be closed through July 13. The store will offer special markdowns on uniform sales to active-duty personnel from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 1 and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 13. For more information, call 452-2300.

NASP SAPR team recruiting VAs

The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program is recruiting active-duty military members who desire to serve as Victim Advocates (VA) for the Naval Air Station Pensacola’s SAPR Team. DoD requires all VAs to be certified through the Defense Sexual Assault Advocate Certification

Partyline submissions 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. Program (DSAACP). There are several steps to approval. Deadline for completing the process is July 24. Candidates must also complete the required 40-hour SAPR Initial VA class. The next class is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 27-31 at the NETC HRO Bldg. 680, Room 227. For more information, contact one of the Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARC), Lillie Johnson, Lillie.o.johnson@navy.mil, 452-5109, Anne Ballensinger, anne.ballensinger@navy.mil, 452-9017; the Civilian Victim Advocate Kristy Malone, Kristy.malone@navy.mil, 452-5328; or the Fleet and Family Support Center at 452-5990, ext, 0.

VBS adventure offered for children

Join the adventure and “Journey Off the Map” at NAS Pensacola’s Vacation Bible School (VBS). The program is open to all military children ages 412. Classes are scheduled for 5:40 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 27-31 at the J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg 634. Children will have an interactive experience as they study scripture, play games, make crafts and enjoy snacks. For more information, call 452-2341.

CREDO enrichment retreats offered

Retreats are being offered in Pensacola by the Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast: • July 24-26: Family Enrichment Retreat is designed to help military families increase positive functioning by strengthening individual and family resiliency. Your family will learn family wellnesslife skills through interactive exercises, creative activities and group discussion. • Aug. 21-23: Marriage Enrichment Retreat can assist married couples in developing and strengthening a healthy marriage. Active-duty and family members are eligible for retreats (including reservists in an active status). Marriage and family retreat participant couples must be legally married when registering. All of the retreats start at 7 p.m. Friday and end around noon Sunday at Hampton Inn Pensacola Airport, 2187 Airport Blvd. The retreats are free. All lodging and meal expenses are paid. Transportation is not provided. To register, contact the NAS Pensacola Chapel at 452-2341, ext. 5, or e-mail tony.bradford.ctr@ navy.mil.

Project to feature local military stories

The Florida Humanities Council has chosen Pensacola as the second city in Florida to present a version of “The Telling Project,” a theater project being performed throughout the United States. The “Telling:Pensacola” project will feature local veterans, active-duty military, and military family members sharing their experiences. The council plans to present live stage productions Nov. 8 at the Pensacola Saenger and Nov. 10 at WSRE’s Amos Studios.

Active-duty military, veterans, military spouses and/or children who would like to share their stories must submit an application to participate by July 10. Interviews will be conducted in early August. For more information, contact Lisa Powers, production director, at Lpowers@flahum.org or by phone at (917) 822-8710. You can also find information online at http://floridahumanities.org/programs/veterans/telli ng-pensacola.

Local poets start web-based magazine

Pensacola poets Katheryn Holmes, Jeff Santosuosso and Andrea Walker are looking for innovative, international voices for Panoply, a new online literary magazine. The trio is bringing Santosuosso’s vision to reality after months of developing criteria, creating submission guidelines and building a website. The e-zine will launch in early fall. The electronic magazine will feature a variety of work including short fiction, poetry and nonfiction. Work is accepted based on talent and merit, but published pieces will be no longer than 500 words. Panoply will offer a quarterly opportunity for writers to submit work. The first deadline is July 5. To submit go to https://panoplyzine.submittable. com/submit. All issues will remain archived and copyright remains with the author. For more information e-mail klholmes41@yahoo.com or go to panoplyzine.com.

Blue Wahoos announce summer camp

A Blue Wahoos and Pensacola Training Academy Camp is scheduled for July 24-25. The baseball summer camp is for ages 6-14 and will be instructed by Blue Wahoos players at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. Campers receive a free Tshirt and one ticket to the July 26 game. Lunch will be provided every day. Registration forms are on BlueWahoos.com and PensacolaTrainingAcademy.com. For more information, contact Travis Mattair at (509) 250-3111 or tmattair@bluewahoos.com.

Workshop on government registration

The Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida Government Contracting Services is offering a “Five Dollar Luncheon – Are You Registered With The Federal Government?” workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 15 at the Associated General Contractors Office, 201 South F St. The registration fee is $5. Participants must pre-register. To register, contact Matt Boles at 450-6007 or Julie Buckner at julieb@alagc.org

HT-8 reunion scheduled for Oct. 30 Helicopter Training Squadron Eight (HT-8) at Naval Air Station Whiting Field will be celebrating its 65th anniversary this fall. The squadron has scheduled a member reunion for Oct. 30. Organizers are in the process of planning the event and selecting a venue. If you are a current or former member and are interesting in attending, contact Lt. Becca Smith at (207) 2992234 or rebecca.smith2@navy.mil.

Children’s story coming to the stage Acorn Productions, a branch of Treehouse Theatre, has scheduled performances of “Pippi Longstocking” for July 11-12 and July 18-19 in the M.C. Blanchard Courtroom at Pensacola Little Theatre. The classic tale of a pirate’s daughter and her imaginative adventures is based on a children’s book by Astrid Lindgren. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children 12 and younger. Pensacola Little Theatre is located inside the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 South Jefferson St. For additional information, call 432-2042 or go to PensacolaLittleTheatre.com.


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GOSPORT Inspiration from the Declaration of Independence Excerpts from http://www. archives.gov/exhibits/charters/ declaration_transcript.html

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the 13 United States of America, When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed ... The history of the present king of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute tyranny over these states ... In every stage of these oppressions we have petitioned for redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated petitions have been answered only by repeated injury ... We, therefore, the representatives of the United States of America, in general congress, assembled, appealing to the supreme judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the name, and by authority of the good people of these colonies, solemnly publish and declare, that these united colonies are, and of right ought to be free and independent states; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown, and that all political connection between them and the state of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved ... And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

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Fireworks: It’s better and way safer to go to the show From National Fire Protection Association

Permanent scarring, loss of vision, dismemberment – these are too often the harsh realities of amateur fireworks use. To keep the public safe from fireworksrelated injuries and deaths, the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) urges everyone to treat fireworks, whether legal or illegal for consumers, as suitable only for use by trained professionals. According to NFPA, amateur fireworks use endangers not only the users, but also bystanders and surrounding property and structures. Pyrotechnic devices ranging from sparklers to aerial rockets cause thousands of fires and serious injuries each year. “Safe and sane fireworks don’t exist,” said John Hall, NFPA’s division manager of fire analysis and research. “When things go wrong with fireworks, they go very wrong, very fast, far faster than any fire protection provisions can reliably respond.” In recent years, fireworks have been one of the leading causes of injuries serious enough to require hospital emergency room treatment. Fireworks can result in severe burns, fractures, or scars or even death or disfigurement that can last a lifetime. The thousands of serious injuries each year typically harm the eyes, head, or

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hands, and are mostly reported in states where fireworks are legal. Even sparklers, which are considered by many to be harmless, reach temperatures of more than 1,000 degrees. Wooded areas, homes, and even automobiles have become engulfed in flames because of fireworks. Fireworks-related fires have typically caused at least $20 million in property loss (not adjusted for inflation) each year in recent years. A substantial portion of the structure fire property loss due to fireworks typically involves bottle rockets or other fireworks rockets. These rockets can land on rooftops or wedge within certain structures and still retain enough heat to cause a fire. Public fireworks displays are a safer alternative. Conducted by trained professionals, these displays are the smartest and safest choice for anyone because they are established under controlled settings and regulations. After these displays, or any other time, children should never pick up fireworks that may be left over. Fireworks that have been ignited and fail to immediately explode or discharge can cause injury because they may still be active. Children should always tell an adult if they find fireworks rather than picking up smoking or charred fireworks themselves, which is just too risky.

From NASP Safety Department

The Fourth of July holiday is a celebration of who we are as Americans. As we prepare to honor our national identity with parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues, it’s important to remember risk management. The American people rely on the Navy and Marine Corps to make it back to work after the holiday in one piece. • If you hit the water, make sure you know how to swim. Pay attention to posted signs and lifeguards. If, despite your best efforts, you get caught in a rip current, swim parallel to the shore until you’re out of the current. Trying to swim against it will only tire you out. Keep a close eye on small children.

A reminder from Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast: NASPNCLAInst 11320.1H. states “Fireworks: The sale, use or storage of fireworks of any kind (to include sparklers) on the naval reservation, including Navyowned housing areas, are strictly prohibited.”

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Bring plenty of sunscreen and non-alcoholic beverages. Boating? Make sure everyone onboard has a personal floatation device and knows how to use it. • Planning a party? Be a responsible host. If you’re planning to serve alcohol, provide plenty of food and non-alcoholic beverage options as well. Make sure you limit your own consumption of alcohol so you can ensure none of your guests drink too much, get out of hand, or attempt to drive home under the influence. Stop serving alcohol at least an hour before the scheduled end of the party and be willing to provide a bed, couch, or piece of floor to anyone who needs to sleep it off. Think: Don’t let a poor decision ruin a good time.

Jokes & Groaners Ten Fourth of July jokes that misfired (10) What’s red, white, blue and green? A patriotic turtle. (9) What did one flag say to the other flag? Nothing. It just waved. (8) Why did Paul Revere ride his horse from Boston? Because the horse was too heavy to carry. (7) How is a healthy person like the United States? They both have good “constitutions.” (6) What dance was very popular in 1776? The Indepen-dance. (5) What would you get if you crossed George Washington with cattle feed? The Fodder of Our Country. (4) Teacher: “Where was the Declaration of Independence signed?” Student: “On the bottom.” (3) Q: “Did you hear the one about the Liberty Bell?” A: “Yeah, it cracked me up.” (2) What did King George think of the American colonists? He thought they were revolting. (1) Do they have a Fourth of July in England? Yes. That’s how they get from July 3rd to July 5th.


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NNOA volunteers redo garden at Helen Caro Elementary School By Lt. Cmdr. Al Toney Director, Navy Crew Resource Management Program Naval School of Aviation Safety

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t Helen Caro Elementary School sits a fenced 40-foot by 30-foot garden with six large planter boxes. It was built last year by a former teacher’s spouse and funded by a United States Navy after-school grant. Teachers use the garden to show students how to grow their own vegetables. The goal is to educate students on proper nutrition and to encourage healthy eating habits. In recent months, a large variety of weeds took over the garden. Some of the weeds stood a staggering four-feet tall due to the mushroom-based fertilizer used in the six garden boxes. Teacher Bethany Kirkland acknowledged the daunting task ahead and sent out the call for assistance. On June 13, the National Naval Officer Association (NNOA), NAS Pensacola Chapter, and members of their families

responded to the call. The 13 volunteers worked for six hours and removed 15 cubic feet of weeds, tilled the soil, sprayed weed killer, laid 1,200 square feet of weed blocking material, then spread five yards of brown mulch for ground cover. The volunteer team’s positive attitudes, hard work, and determination produced amazing results. “Your ‘can-do’ attitude, positive outlook and hard physical labor transformed our garden spot,” Kirkland said, in thanking the volunteers. “I truly appreciate your determination, sense of humor, teamwork and grit in making this possible.”

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National Naval Officer Association (NNOA) volunteers made a difference at the Helen Caro Elementary School garden recently, transforming the overgrown area into a plant-ready environment.

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Volunteers at the Helen Caro Elementary garden project: (top to bottom, left-right) Reserve Ens. Michael Knox; Reserve Ens. Jasmine Sarjeant; Reserve Ens. Cory King; Bethany Kirkland; Ens. Ruben Anderson; Lt. Cmdr. Alvin Toney, ; Givon Gibson; Preteena Toney; Imani Gray-Lewis; Alvin D. Toney III; Alvin G. Toney; Giann N. Gibson and Dhaima Gray.


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new music special, “Ethan Presents: A Celebration of America,” was produced by WSRE for distribution on Public Broadcasting System TV stations nationwide. The patriotic concert was performed before a live audience of military service members at WSRE’s Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio in October. The show premieres locally at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, July 4, immediately following PBS’ “A Capitol Fourth” on WSRE. The program is scheduled to air again at 1:30 p.m. July 5.

“A Celebration of America” is Ethan Bortnick’s third public television special, but the first of a new “Ethan Presents” music series. In 2014, his “Power of Music” special was a top concert pledge show for PBS stations, including WSRE. At age 14, Bortnick is an internationally known composer, pianist and singer. The child prodigy’s passion and talent for

Ethan Bortnick is an internationally known composer, pianist and singer.

music became apparent when, at age 3, he asked his parents for piano lessons and discovered his ability to hear a song once and play it back note for note. By age 5, he was composing his own music. At 9, he

was certified by Guinness World Records as “The World’s Youngest Solo Musician to Headline His Own Tour.” “I am honored that the first episode of my new ‘Ethan Presents’ public television show was filmed in Pensacola at WSRE and the Amos Studio,” Bortnick said. “I had the pleasure of working with some talented people and most importantly, we created a program that salutes our armed forces, the heroes who protect us all.” “We chose WSRE and the Amos Studio to film our first episode of ‘Ethan Presents’ because of the incredible studio capabilities, the professionalism of the entire team and man-

agement that saw the same vision as we did,” said Gene Bortnick, his father and manager at Sun and Sky Entertainment in Hollywood, Fla. “This episode is a tribute to our military, and WSRE immediately supported our vision of saluting those men and women.” In “A Celebration of America,” Bortnick pays homage to the U.S. armed forces and the enduring traditions of the nation with a performance of popular patriotic songs including “America The Beautiful,” “God Bless America,” “Rockin’ in the USA” and “Route 66.” For more information, go to wsre.org.


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The Sertoma Fouth of July Celebration in downtown Pensacola includes a firework display over Pensacola Bay. Photo from pensacolafireworks.com

By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

If you love to watch fireworks light up the night sky, the Fourth of July is your holiday. And they will be going up in several locations this year. Plans include a firework display after the Tour for the Troops concert at Naval Air Station Pensacola. Other Fourth of July firework displays scheduled in the local area include: • Pensacola: Sertoma’s Fourth of July Celebration in Old Seville features a full day of activities from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Seville Square. For the 25th year, area Sertoma organizations are coordinating the event. Activities will include a free children’s area, arts

and crafts vendors, food vendors and live entertainment on the gazebo stage. There will be a hot dog eating contest at noon, and there will be live music on the Bayfront stage starting at 4 p.m. 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://pensacolafireworks.com. • Pensacola Beach: The Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce celebration will feature fireworks at 8:30 p.m. in Santa Rosa Sound, just offshore from Quietwater Beach. Admission is free. For more information, call 932-1500, or go to www.visit-

pensacolabeach.com. • Milton: Riverfest 2015 is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. July 4 in historic downtown Milton. A car show is also planned. For more information, call (850) 623-2339 or go to www.srcchamber.com. • Gulf Shores: The Alabama beach community will celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks display beginning at 9 p.m. Carnival-like activities will kick off at 6 p.m. at the Gulf Shores Public Beach. The fireworks will be shot off of a barge stationed due south of the West Second Street beach access point. Sunny 105.7 FM will be broadcasting patriotic music that will coincide with the show. For more information, call (251) 968-1172 or go to www.gulfshoresal.gov.

At the movies FRIDAY

“Tomorrowland,” PG, 2 p.m.; “San Andreas” (2D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Entourage,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “Insidious Chapter 3,” PG-13, 3 p.m.; “Spy,” R, 5:30 p.m., 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Both theaters closed tomorrow, July 4, for Tour for the Troops concert on Portside lawn.

SUNDAY

“Poltergeist 2015” (2D), PG-13, noon; “Tomorrowland,” PG, 2 p.m.; “Insidious Chapter 3,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Spy,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “San Andreas” (2D), PG-13, 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m.; “Entourage,” R, 6 p.m.

MONDAY

“Tomorrowland,” PG, 5 p.m.; “San Andreas” (2D), PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Insidious Chapter 3,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Spy,” R, 7:10 p.m.

TUESDAY

“Aloha,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “San Andreas” (3D), PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Poltergeist 2015” (2D), PG13, 5:10 p.m.; “Entourage,” R, 7:10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

“Surf’s Up,” PG, noon; “Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit,” PG, 2:30 p.m.; “Mad Max: Fury Road” (2D), R, 5 p.m.; “Run All Night,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “Pitch Perfect 2,” PG13, 1 p.m., 4 p.m.; “Mad Max: Fury Road” (2D), R, 7 p.m. (Admission is free for all movies every Wednesday.)

THURSDAY

“Poltergeist 2015” (3D), PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “San Andreas” (3D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Tomorrowland,” PG, 5 p.m.; “Spy,” R, 7:30 p.m.

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

Details: 452-3522 or www.naspensacola-mwr.com

The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3100, or go to the MWR website at www.navymwrpensacola.com. • Movies on the Lawn: Summer series will be presented through August at dusk on the second and fourth Saturday of each month in front of Portside Gym, Bldg. 627. Free popcorn. Bring coolers, snacks, Darius Rucker is chairs and blankets. For more information, scheduled to percall 452-3806, ext. form at the Tour for the Troops concert 3140. • Summer Read- with special guests ing Program: “Read Michael Ray and to the Rhythm,” con- Jacob Davis tomortinues through Aug. row, July 4, on the 6, at the NASP Li- lawn at NASP Portbrary, Bldg. 634. side. Gates will Reading, singing, open at 5:30 p.m. dancing and crafts. and concert will Sessions are 1:30 start at 7 p.m. Firep.m. to 3 p.m. Tues- works will follow the day for ages 3 to 6 concert. Admission and 1:30 p.m. to 3 is free, but tickets p.m. Thursday for are required. Tickets ages 7 and older. For available in advance more information, or to authorized MWR to register, call 452- patrons and guests with valid ID. Pick up 4362. • Summer aquat- tickets at MWR adics: Mustin Beach ministration office, Pool, Corry Station NASP Liberty CenPool and Barrancas ter, ITT NASP Corry Beach are open with Station, Corry Bowllifeguards on duty. ing Center, ITT NAS Free Aqua Zumba Whiting and Pen Air classes and other ac- (NASP, Corry and tivities available. For Whiting locations details, call 452-9429. only). There will be a • Pool parties: limit of 12 tickets per Mustin Beach and ID card. NASP Corry Station pools are available for private pool parties. Cost is $150 for exclusive use for up to 75 guests. Lifeguards included. For more information, call 452-9429. • Audition notice: The NASP Child and Youth Program has announced upcoming auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theater production of “Rapunzel.” Auditions start at 9 a.m. July 6 at the NASC auditorium. Rehearsals will be from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily until the performance, which is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. July 15. For more information, call 452-2417. • Danger Zone Paintball: Sign up for the Paintball Challenge at Blue Angel Naval Recreation Area. Open until 5 p.m. Monday and Friday for challenge events. Cost is $20 for active-duty and $30 for civilians and includes full equipment rental, 500 rounds of paint and free air refills. Reservations required two weeks in advance. For details, call 2815489.

Liberty activities Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. New hours are 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. You must sign up in advance for off-base trips. For more information, call 452-2372 or go to http://naspensacolamwr.com/singsail/liberty.htm.


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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.

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

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The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Anger Management Workshop: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 11 and July 22 ( you must attend both sessions). Do you feel you get angry at the simplest things? Learn to get control your anger before it controls you. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • Personal Financial Management: A series of classes are offered throughout the year on different topics. A class on credit reports is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. to July 15. Seat-

ing is limited and reservations are required. To register or for information, call 452-5609. • Family Employment Brief: 9:30 a.m. July 8, July 15, July 22 and July 29 at FFSC. For spouses and family members who are new to the area and seeking employment. For 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 self-esteem. For information or to register, call 452-5609.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach volunteer opportunities: • Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum: There are numerous opportunities such as hosting tours or ghost hunts, helping with special events and maintenance and grounds upkeep. • Food bank: New Hope Baptist Church is looking for volunteers for their monthly food bank. They need six people once a month to hand out food to the homeless and those in need. • Restoring the USS Alabama: The USS Alabama

Memorial, 2703 Battleship Parkway, Mobile, Ala., is in need of volunteers to help with preservation. Volunteers are needed to work on restoration projects, general set up and forecasting. For more information, call (251) 767-1507 or go to www.USSALABAMA.com. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report any hours you work to receive due recognition. For information on volunteer activities, call 452-2532 or e-mail SH2 Patricia Cooper at patricia.cooper@Navy.mil.


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