Blue Angels to change practice times July 17-18 ... The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, are scheduled to practice 9:30-10:30 a.m. July 17-18. The Blue Angels will practice later in the morning to accommodate a change in hours of operation scheduled that week at NAS Pensacola. The Blue Angel pilots are slated to sign autographs after the practice July 18 at the National Naval Aviation Museum onboard NAS Pensacola.
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Navy announces new Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs
WASHINGTON (NNS) – As part of the Navy’s continuing efforts to eliminate sexual assaults and promote positive culture changes within the fleet, the Chief of Naval Personnel announced June 28 the creation of new Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training. For the first time, targeted and comprehensive sexual assault prevention training will be delivered to every active and reserve uniformed member in the Navy. The training follows the Navy’s all-hands efforts for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, during which all Sailors from commands around the world took part in focused stand-down sessions highlighting varying aspects of sexual assault and each Sailors’ role in eliminating this crime. The training will also complement the Navy’s multi-faceted approach to education and awareness; prevention and intervention; victim advocacy and resiliency; and investigation and accountability. Training programs have been developed for command leadership (SAPR-Leadership) and for the fleet as a whole (SAPR-Fleet). The wide-sweeping reach of this initiative ensures that all Sailors are motivated and able to intervene to stop sexual assault, according to Rear Adm. Martha Herb, director of Personnel Readiness and Community Support. Onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP), Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) Maria Caceres was pleased to hear about the new training initiative. “The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Taskforce is working hard to conduct these much needed changes,” NASP SARC Caceres said. “The trainMaria Caceres ing (programs) are being tailored to specific levels, and that, to us, represents a total success in the effort to reduce and eventually eliminate the crime of sexual assault.” Embedded in the response portion of SAPR-L, representatives of the Office of the Judge Advocate General’s Corps will provide facilitated training on the secretary of defense’s new initiatives regarding Summary Court-Martial Convening Authority and the new changes to the Uniform Code of Military Justice as they pertain to SAPR. “In the last fiscal year alone, the Navy received 582 reports of sexual assault, affecting Sailors across all ranks. This crime is corrosive to both our morale and to our operational readiness,” said Herb. “Just as all Sailors are affected, all hands must work together to reduce and ultimately eliminate these crimes.” “Both SAPR-L and SAPR-F training will provide our team the critical tools to eliminate sexual assault
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NETC, NAS Pensacola Diversity Festival draws thousands … A crowd of service members and civilian personnel estimated at 3,000 visited a Naval Education Training Command, NAS Pensacola diversity festival held in the Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) aviation support equipment hangar June 28. The festival featured speakers, entertainment, food and displays with exhibits from numerous cultures and groups. (Above, left-right) Marines Pfc. Andrew Plummer and Lance Cpl. Michael Walters look over herbs and artifacts at a Native American hertiage exhibit while Pfc. Oscar Ortega speaks with Native American flutist and storyteller Marcia Johnston. For more on the festival, see pages 4-5. Photo by Mike O’Connor
NATTC ‘Mind, Body, Spirit’ fair coming this fall From Lt. Cmdr. Jeff Bornemann NATTC Command Chaplain
This November marks the 70th anniversary of Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC). Supporting the 70th anniversary celebrations, NATTC will be holding a “Mind, Body, Spirit” fair Oct. 5 promoting the integrity of the whole person. Why a Mind Body Spirit Fair? Because the Navy-Marine Corps team does not succeed by leading assets and equipment; the team succeeds by leading Sailors and Marines. If service members are not well in mind, body, and spirit they will be unable to tap their full potential. Entrusting the mission to Sailors and Marines who are out of shape, depressed, or drifting without clear career and life goals makes as much sense as putting to sea in ships that are taking on water, leaking fuel, and
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NATTC students help out Navy housing residents after flooding AECS(AW/SW) Thomas E. Hebert NATTC PAO
Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) students responded to a call for help June 8 from Mariner’s Village, the military housing complex in the Pensacola area. The complex was inundated by more than 16 inches of rain during the weekend of June 8-10, causing flooding for much of the neighborhood. Nearly 50 NATTC volunteers helped to clear out debris and furniture that was ruined by the invading water in and around more than 100 homes. “(It) felt great to help out and to see the faces of those families,” said NATTC student ABEAA Mathew Reyes when asked about helping out fellow Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who lived in the complex. The student volunteers contributed more than 376 man-hours in clean-up, mild restoration and helping members move to other houses. “The young Sailors who volunteered for the working party to help us move out of our flooded home were invaluable,” said AW1 Nathan Correll, NATTC instructor. “They helped me move heavy furniture and damaged items from the house that would have taken me an extremely long time to move by myself. I appreciate their hard work and willingness to help.” To show their gratitude, the Mariner’s Village staff held a barbecue to for everyone that helped out in
the efforts to clean up the neighborhood, including the NATTC student volunteers who volunteered to help out their shipmates. For more information about NATTC, visit the center’s website at https://www.netc. navy.mil/centers/cnatt/ nattc/Default.aspx
Army field exercise at Corry Station ... The Soldiers of Delta Company, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion are in the process of conducting quarterly weapons immersion training now through July 24. The Soldiers are carrying their M-16 rifles onboard Corry Station during duty hours. The weapons have a modified firing pin and no live ammo is being carried. The field training exercise will be conducted July 21. This training is a graduation requirement for all Soldiers. For details, contact the Center for Information Dominance Corry Station Public Affairs Officer Gary Nichols at 452-6672.
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CNO announces new Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Newest MCPON selection once served as CMC at NAS Pensacola By MC2(SW) Kyle P. Malloy Chief of Naval Operations Public Affairs
U.S. Fleet Forces Fleet Master Chief Michael Stevens speaks to Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert announced his selection of Stevens as the 13th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) at a Pentagon press conference. Navy photo
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and promote the Navy’s core values of honor, courage and commitment that define our culture of respect and professionalism,” continued Herb. NavAdmin 199/12 details the process for fleetwide training. Starting July 16, Master Mobile Training Teams (MMTTs) qualified by the Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) will deploy globally to provide SAPR-L preparation training to command leadership triads (commanding officer/officer in charge, executive officer/assistant officer in charge and command master chief/chief of the boat/senior enlisted adviser) in fleet concentration areas and locations with significant Navy presence. After receiving the MTT training, command triads will return to their units and provide SAPR-L training to their khaki leadership (E-7 and above) through interactive video and facilitated face-to-face discussions. This two-hour training course is designed to raise leaders’ awareness about the reality of sexual assault in the Navy and emphasize their key prevention and response roles, provide leaders with tools and techniques to prevent assaults. To ensure all hands are trained, command leadership will then deliver SAPR-F training to all Sailors E-6 and below. This training will focus on the importance of bystander intervention and will equip Sailors with the knowledge and skills necessary to engage, address and positively impact behavior at the deckplate level. Additional guidance on SAPR-F training will be presented to the fleet in a future message. “Not only are SAPR-L and SAPR-F part of the secFair from page 1
rudderless. John Paul Jones understood this when he declared, “In the rating of a ship, men mean more than guns.” The fair will be hosting a diverse group of participants with interactive displays that touch on fitness, spirituality and everything in between. It will touch on varied themes such as safety and security, women’s self-defense, surfing, Marine Corps martial arts and yoga. It will present wellness in a festive, interactive atmosphere that will be open to both service members and dependents. There will be “jump
WASHINGTON (NNS) – The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. Jonathan Greenert, announced his selection of FLTCM(AW/NAC) Michael D. Stevens as the 13th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) at a Pentagon press conference June 27. “I was extremely proud to have such a highly and fully qualified group of candidates,” said Greenert. “After a thorough and deliberate process, I selected FLTCM Stevens to be our Navy’s senior enlisted leader and my adviser for dealing in matters with enlisted personnel and their families.” “I’m honored to have been selected as the 13th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy,” said Stevens. “MCPON Rick West has certainly made a lasting and positive impact on our Navy. I look forward to continuing to provide the leadership and commitment that our Navy and our
retary of the Navy’s 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative, but support for this initiative from the top down to the deckplate will enable our Navy to create command climates and environments based on mutual respect, trust and professional relationships,” added Herb. “This training is a lynchpin in eliminating sexual assault crimes within out ranks.” Completion of all SAPR training will be reported using the Fleet Training Management Planning System (FLTMPS). Commands are required to complete SAPR-L training by Sept. 30 and SAPR-F training no later than Dec. 31. Commands may access Navy SAPR-L and SAPR-F training information, policy information, training schedules and locations, FAQs, and FLTMPS reporting instructions at www.sapr.navy.mil. The site is also where command leadership triads register for SAPR-L preparation training. Sexual assault prevention is an important element of the readiness area of the 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative, which consolidates a set of objectives and policies, new and existing, to maximize Sailor and Marine personal readiness, build resiliency and hone the most combat-effective force in the history of the Department of the Navy (DoN). DoN is working aggressively to prevent sexual assaults, to support sexual assault victims, and to hold offenders accountable. For more information, visit www.navy.mil, www.facebook.com/usnavy, or www.twitter.com/usnavy. For more news from Chief of Naval Personnel, visit www.navy.mil/local/cnp/.
castles” and face painting for children, along with food. If it’s important to the wellness of our Sailors, it’s important to the mission and included in the Mind, Body, Spirit Fair. NATTC will host the fair in the mega building (Bldg. 3460). The event will be indoors in the aviation support hangar. Parking will be available in the designated areas that will be set up especially for this event. Staff will be on hand to assist you to a parking space and direct you to the hangar. Who can I contact to get myself, my staff, or my command involved? If you are seeking command
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involvement, contact Command Master Chief Michael Knowles at firstname.lastname@example.org. All other inquiries can be directed to Chaplain (Lt. Cmdr.) Jeff Bornemann at email@example.com . Come for the integrity check. Come for the information. Come for the food and the fun. The greatness of our Navy lies not in our wealth, our technology, or our weapons systems but in the service men and women who create and maintain all of these assets. Bottom line, the Mind, Body, Spirit, Fair is about you; come for the wellness.
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Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Christopher W. Plummer Public Affairs Officer — Harry C. White The Gosport nameplate pays homage to the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011: the Centennial of Naval Aviation, or CONA. The image on the left side of the nameplate depicts Eugene Ely taking off in a Curtiss pusher bi-plane from the USS Pennsylvania Jan. 18, 1911. While Ely had taken off from the USS Birmingham two months earlier after his plane had been loaded on the ship, the USS Pennsylvania event was the first time a plane landed on and then took off from a U.S. warship.
Sailors both deserve and expect.” Stevens has served as the fleet master chief at U.S. Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk, Va., since August 2010. His prior command master chief tours include U.S. 2nd Fleet, Helicopter Sea Combat Wing Atlantic, Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 and Naval Air Station Pensacola. A native of Montana, Stevens joined the Navy in 1983. He will relieve MCPON (SS/SW) Rick D. West during a ceremony Sept. 28 at the Washington Navy Yard. “Throughout my career, and every Sailor’s career, we’ve had chief petty officers take care of and shape us,” said Greenert. “Master Chief Stevens has the leadership and experience to keep us on course and on speed. I look forward to working closely with him.” Greenert also praised West who took the helm in December 2008, citing his outstanding leadership and lifetime of dedicated service. “I’m proud of MCPON West and
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,
what he has accomplished during his watch. His extraordinary leadership and terrific connection to the fleet has contributed greatly to our warfighting readiness and the readiness of our families,” said Greenert. “His example has been a daily reminder to Sailors to live our ethos and to remember the important role families play in our successes.” The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy serves as an adviser to the Chief of Naval Operations and to the Chief of Naval Personnel in matters of importance to enlisted personnel and their families. The MCPON is also an adviser to the many boards focused on enlisted personnel issues; is the enlisted representative of the Department of the Navy at special events; may be called upon to testify on enlisted personnel issues before Congress; and, maintains a liaison with enlisted spouse organizations. For more information, visit w w w . n a v y . m i l , www.facebook.com/usnavy, or www.twitter.com/usnavy.
Navy weeds out users of designer drugs From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) – Navy’s implementation of synthetic drug testing for synthetic chemical compounds such as “Spice” and “Bath Salts” is helping the service close ranks on Sailors who use these prohibited and dangerous substances, officials said July 2. “Navy has zero tolerance for drug abuse. Drug abuse, including use of designer drugs and synthetic compounds, by members of the Navy is incompatible with high standards of performance, military discipline and readiness as embodied by of 21st Century Sailors and Marines,” said Rear Adm. Tony Kurta, director, military personnel plans and policy. Navy reviews its testing of synthetic compounds continuously, and also continually responds to production of new controlled and synthetic compounds, changing testing procedures and pacing the changes being made by producers. Navy has analyzed more than 3,300 urine samples for synthetic chemical compounds since testing began in March, with 101 samples testing positive. Authorized testing under the synthetic drug testing program is conducted under member consent, command directed, unit and/or subunit sweep. NCIS will be notified of every positive sample for possible further investigation with a view toward potential disciplinary or adverse administrative action by the service member’s command. Spice is a synthetic chemical compound that is sold as herbal incense and mimics the effects of the drug marijuana. A ban was placed on five synthetic cannabis compounds commonly found in the designer drug Spice, but also sold under different names. Some of the short-term effects include auditory and visual hallucinations, painless head pressure, panic attacks, time distortion and delirium. Long-term effects from the designer drug can include permanent physical impairment, mental illness or death. The Navy’s zero-tolerance policy toward drug use is a key contributor to the readiness area of the 21st Century Sailor and Marine. To view the guide or for more news from NADAP, visit www.nadap.navy.mil.
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Retired naval aviator collects women’s stories in book By Molly Blake Blue Star Families
For the past seven years, Linda Maloney, a retired naval aviator, and 70 other women collaborated on a special project — telling their individual stories as female military aviators and mothers. The culmination of this extensive process is a coffee-table book called “Military Fly Moms.” Although the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) served during World War II, and where the first female aviators to support the U.S. military, their organization was disbanded when the men started coming home. Although many would have preferred to keep on flying, as with most young people serving during the war years, these young pilots went home, got married, raised families and generally put their war years behind them. In 1977, after a long legislative campaign, they were recognized by Congress as American military veterans. These 1,074 WASPs had flown every aircraft in the U.S. military inventory, ferried aircraft from coast to coast and trailed banners behind their planes for artillery trainees to shoot at. Thirty-eight of them died in training flights or
while on missions. In 2010, Congress awarded each of the WASPs its highest honor, the Congressional Gold Medal. For nearly 30 years after World War II, even though women had been slowly gaining permanent status in the military since the Army Nurse Corps had been established in 1901, no women flew again in any kind of military capacity. In 1972, the services could no longer defend the notion that they had Linda Maloney, a retired naval aviator, compiled the stories of 70 other female military aviators for the new no use for female pilots, book “Military Fly Moms.” especially considering the numerous noncombat roles and missions ly normal.” elite group of women that existed. The first Toward the end of her was born, to which she Navy women to pin on Navy career, Maloney devoted countless hours the gold wings of an avi- married and became a throughout the years ator did so in 1973, and mom. She says, “As I while having her second the first female Army packed away my flight son, working full-time, aviator graduated with gear in the basement just moving to another state, her wings in 1974. The a few months after hav- volunteering, mentoring Air Force followed suit ing my first son, I and fulfilling other modwith 10 female pilots thought about the lega- ern-life duties and obliearning aviator wings in cy, as a mom who’d gations. Each woman in enjoyed a very unique 1977. “Military Fly Moms” career, that I would pass From that first group of female Navy pilots, down to him.” Thinking provided Maloney with Jane Skiles O’Dea about women military her own written story, became the first female aviators who had also describing her family naval aviator to have a been mothers she had background, her educababy while on active known, Maloney won- tion, how and when she duty. One of the women dered how these women became struck by aviain “Military Fly Moms,” managed to combine tion, her military experiO’Dea also wrote the such an intensely chal- ence, how she became a foreword, where she lenging career as mili- military aviator, her milsays, “My daughters tary aviation with the itary aviation experigrew up with a mom even more challenging ences, her entry into who wore a flight suit to one of motherhood. And motherhood and the balwork every day and they so her vision of passing ance she tried to mainthought that was perfect- on a legacy from this tain in both worlds.
It is clear through the stories related in “Military Fly Moms” that not a single woman found the entire experience to be easy enough to sail through without obstacles or learning experiences. For most, an encouraging parent sent her on her path; a partnering husband supported her to keep following her dreams; and her children sustained her faith in herself. Many times, an aviator mom exited the military to focus on her family, only to find that she needed to return to the cockpit, and often did, whether in the reserve or Guard, or with a civilian airline. Regardless of the enormous obstacles most faced in achieving their goals, they all persevered, and the most important lesson resonating throughout the stories is the motto, “Don’t ever give up!” Molly Blake has a master’s degree in English. She and her husband, Lt. Col. Peter Blake, have two girls and they are stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona. Lt. Col. Blake, a Marine Corps aviator, is the commanding officer of VMA-311. You may view Molly Blake’s work at www.mollyblake.com or ww.bluestarfam.org.
About the author Linda Maloney, one of the first women in U.S. history to join a combat military flying squadron, is the recipient of numerous military awards, including the distinguished Air Medal for combat. Along with her passion to share the stories from “Military Fly Moms,” Maloney is a motivational speaker highlighting the importance of passing down a lasting legacy to future generations. She is also actively involved in several mentoring programs in which she encourages young people, especially young women, to reach for the stars. She recently started My Mom Flies, a women/mom-focused company, which encourages and supports moms who are managing family and career priorities while striving to achieve balance in their lives. She and her husband have three children. For details, go to www.linda heidmaloney.com/
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The many faces of NETC, NAS Pensacola Diversity Festival draws thousands By Ed Barker NETC PAO
Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) and Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) area commands embraced diversity June 28 with a festival for military and government workers. “Typically, Navy commands sponsor individual events in conjunction with their observance months to emphasize diversity, but we’ve chosen a different path,” said Rear Adm. Don Quinn, commander, NETC. “This diversity festival is designed as an all-encompassing event that gives added depth to our presentations and includes information and areas we don’t normally have an opportunity to support. Diversity gives us a tremendous advantage – having a diverse workforce makes us more capable and that helps us deal with today’s complex problems.” Guest speaker for the event was Lee Mun Wah, founder of StirFry Seminars and Consulting and an internationally renowned Chinese-American documentary filmmaker, author, poet and master diversity trainer. “We’re good at celebrating diversity but not good at relationships,” said Lee. “Diversity is not just people of different cultures, but it is what we learn from them. To change the world, we have to get to know each other.” Lee’s training workshop focused on helping service members interact with each other, as audience participants were asked to find someone they didn’t know and form an instant relationship through several question-and-answer exercises. “This workshop was a lot more useful than I thought it was going to be,” said AEAA Alexander Goldberg, who was paired with the NETC Force Master Chief April Beldo. “The exercises were genuinely useful and gave me a new way to relate to people.” The festival included a packed schedule of cultural displays, a fashion show, ethnic food samples and live entertainment throughout the day. Booths and displays at the event included Women’s History, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic Heritage, Black History, Native American, Italian-American Heritage, Disability Awareness and others. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) training segments and supervisory EEO training were offered at various times during the day. “This is our second year for the festival and the turnout was once again outstanding; we counted more than 3,000 supervisors, managers, civilian employees and military members,” said Angela Simpson, NETC command deputy Equal Employment Opportunity officer. “Not only was this an ideal opportunity for diversity and inclusion training, it was a chance to experience the festival theme of embracing our differences and sharing our similarities. The festival was designed to educate all attendees on the customs and cultures of groups represented.” “Some of the things we look for at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) are ‘Best Practices’ we can share with other organizations and this Diversity Festival definitely qualifies,” said Bruce Stewart, deputy director of Training, Compliance and Strategic Initiatives in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at OPM. “The leadership support, creativity, energy and effort put into the booths were fantastic.” For more information on the Naval Education and Training Command, visit the NETC website at https://www.netc.navy.mil/.
Cultural artist Sonja Griffin Evans paints an acrylic scene inpired by life in New Orleans. Of Gullah descent, Evans has a gallery in downtown Pensacola and online at www.gumboartgallery.com. Photo by Mike O’Connor
Lee Mun Wah, guest trainer for the diversity festival, conducts a “getting to know each other” workshop during the festival. Photo by Ed Barker
Carolyn Petersen, NETPDTC accounting officer, dressed as “Rosie the Riveter” (in poster, top right), explains the contributions of women to the war effort at the Women’s History booth. Photo by Ed Barker
Ronnie Cole, a CID Corry Station instructor garbed as a Zulu king, draws attention to a display of little-known black history facts. Photo by Mike O’Connor
AOAN Michelle Sandoval, a student at Andrea Bonner models an African Marcia Johnston, of Buffalo Woman NATTC, models a flamenco dress. dress during the fashion show. Photo Flute Music, plays a flute solo during Photo by Ed Barker by Ed Barker the festival. Photo by Mike O’Connor
Sailors and Marines admire technology, including cars and motorcycles, at the German booth during the diversity festival. Photo by Ed Barker
Members of the Pensacola Filipino-American Dance Group perform the Banga (pot) dance. Photo by Ed Barker
Fire Prevention Chief Craig Lewis, of Fire and Emergency Services Gulf Coast, blows a ram’s horn called a shofar. The horn did attract service members. Photo by Mike O’Connor
Student intern’s perspective on festival: An enjoyable eye-opener By Alyssa Pettie Public Affairs Intern
As I crossed the threshold of the diversity festival, I was unsure of what would be in store. In my prior experience with fairs celebrating diversity, entertainment such as live music, dramatic skits and poetry readings were expected along with booths that sell typical cultural items, including food, clothing, jewelry and art. I’ve seen “do it yourself” displays which taught how to dance the meringue, make a gyro sandwich or even speak a phrase in Mandarin Chinese. As an intern of the University of West Florida, I had no previous experience with the NAS Pensacola Diversity Festival; this was my experience. Entering the hangar of the Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), I saw what must have been close to 3,000 people. To begin the celebration, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) commander Rear Adm. Donald P. Quinn gave a short speech on the cardinal purport of variance within the Navy. “The diversity of our Navy makes us more capable,” Quinn told the crowd. “The power of teams is well-proven and the di-
Service members form groups during an exercise presented by guest speaker Lee Mun Wah. Photo by Alyssa Pettie
versity of solutions offered by diverse teams enables us to deal with today’s very complex problems … it’s proactive … requires us to act, to mentor, to look out for others. Finally, diversity is a fundamental characteristic of our republic and it was a key consideration in the formation of our unique form of participative democracy. Our republic was founded on the promise of opportunity for all.” Quinn’s compelling address was a great starter to the day as it
set the mood for the festival. After all formalities had been covered, special guest diversity trainer Lee Mun Wah, founder of StirFry Seminars and Consulting, engaged the audience with question-and-answer exercises, which involved having everyone pair off with someone of a different cultural ethnicity. I found Lee to be especially intriguing and he proved to be my favorite segment throughout the entire day. He was both comical and endearing. I
thought his hands-on approach to teaching divergence was far more innovative than I had seen in awhile. After participating in Lee’s demonstrations, I began to explore the exhibits. Moving from booth to booth, it was engrossing. Cultural booths presented Israel, Africa, Italy, Germany, Lebanon, Native America and Pacific Asia. I was predominantly impressed with a display of “little-known black facts” brought to light; the “Juneteenth Celebration,” representing June 19 as the day African-Americans were pronounced free of slavery in Texas, and a memorial to LeRoy W. Homer, an African-American first officer onboard one of the planes hijacked during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The special events provided at the diversity festival were exceptional. I particularly enjoyed watching the national dance of the Philippines, the Okinawa Kenjin-Kai dancers and the ethnic fashion show, as I got to see first-hand clothing and adornments worn in other countries. The festival was fun, it was interesting; above all, it was a great opportunity to reach out, learn, interact and experience with others from around the world.
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NAS Whiting Field’s FFSC receives CNIC accreditation Story, photo by Lt. j.g. Tim Mosso NASWF PAO
The Naval Air Station Whiting Field Fleet and Family Support Center has been honored with renewed accreditation by Commander, Naval Installations Command. CNIC accreditation is an honor bestowed upon the Navy’s Fleet and Family Support Centers in recognition of consistently high standards of service and community engagement. “It’s a big deal. It is a very high standard of quality assurance,” FFSC Director Bill Lawson explained. “We work on preparation for three years. It’s not so much preparation for an inspection as it is a way of life; the way we conduct business is our preparation. We are in the process of preparing for our next inspection in 2015.” Centers Navy-wide are evaluated by CNIC on the basis of four principal performance arenas, known collectively as “original capabilities.” A center’s total capabilities are the sum of its performance in support of armed forces community career sup-
NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Matthew Coughlin presents the certificate of accreditation to Fleet and Family Support Center Director Bill Lawson. The center was recognized by Commander, Navy Installations Command for the caliber and consistency of its service.
port/retention, crisis r e s p o n s e , deployment/readiness and program management. CNIC’s pre-accreditation inspection is rigorous, and preparation on the part of center personnel was exhaustive. The standard accreditation inspection is one working week in duration, and it encompasses probing interviews of center personnel, reviews of center records, reviews of center resources in support of its
programs and physical inspection of the center facilities. The inspection tested all facets of personnel knowledge and performance, and no detail was too small to warrant review; CNIC makes a point of evaluating posters, flyers and promotional giveaways that could be considered “marketing” material in support of center services. “CNIC’s inspectors can review every record of
each activity and program for the entire three years of your previous accreditation period. For five days, they review the records, but they also conduct direct observations, interviews of staff and (military community members),” Lawson noted. The benefits of maintaining accredited status are manifold. The air station’s FFSC support personnel will be able to continue to offer
services that are consistent with the Navy-wide standards of CNIC while supporting the particular needs of a naval aviation training command. FFSC’s unique tailoring of standardized Navy courses allows its personnel to address challenges confronting base personnel – a distinction that impressed CNIC’s team. “All Fleet and Family Support Centers offer a form of the stress management classes, for instance, but our staff’s particular focus is on the stressors that are inherent in an aviation training environment. “Our classes including ‘The Challenges of Flight School and Marriage’ and ‘Study Skills’ are variations on classes offered at all major installations, but they are particular to our community,” Lawson said. Base FFSC also received praise for the quality and accessibility of relocation resources for service members and their families. All military installations experience large-scale personnel turnover, but NAS Whiting Field’s training commands produce a
large and regular volume of in-coming and outgoing students. The center’s relocation assistance programs are a focal point of the staff’s effort to ease the burden of military families, and CNIC offered high-level endorsement of the air station’s PCS guidance. “The chief of the Navy Relocation Assistance Program was extremely impressed with how we meet the needs of student pilots, their instructors and enlisted supporting personnel through our relocation workshops,” Lawson declared. NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Matthew Coughlin visited the center in June to present the certificate of accreditation signed by CNIC Commander Adm. William French. Coughlin used the occasion to congratulate the staff and express gratitude on behalf of the base community. “The bottom line is this; you take care of our Sailors. You’ve earned this, and you should be very proud. “We’re a better base and a better Navy for it,” he said.
NAS Whiting Field’s Feds Feed Families food drive under way From NASWF PAO
Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s “Feds Feed Families” food drive began in good style June 21 with a check presentation from the base’s staff association. The organization donated $500 to the program that helps to feed the hungry, particularly in the summer months, when there are shortages in food banks and an increased need among children who are out of school and not benefitting from school lunch programs. The nationwide program is being administered on NAS
Whiting Field by the Chaplain’s Office, which accepted the check from Staff Association Chairperson Cmdr. Jonathan Lewis. “This really shows what we are about here at NAS Whiting Field,” Lt. j.g. Jason Hart, one of the base chaplains, said. “It is really exciting to be able to help people who need assistance. This will help us do a lot to reach out to the community,” he said. The Feds Feed Families guidelines state that monetary donations translate to four pounds of food for each dollar given. That estimate would
equate to 2,000 pounds of food for the annual drive. It is a significant step in reaching the base’s donation goal. Food items collected at Whiting are donated to the Bay Area Food Bank which distributes the food to more than 100 area food pantries to help provide for the less fortunate. Feds Feed Families is a voluntary effort undertaken by federal employees across the country. The program is administered by the Chief Human Capital Officers (CHCO) Council, which will once again lead the campaign with the support of the Office of Personnel
Management (OPM). The NASWF food drive campaign will be held throughout July and August. Donation boxes are located in the commissary, the operations building, the base chapel, Fleet and Family Support Center, Naval Branch Health Clinic, the fire department and the base command building. According to the Feds Feed Families website, the most wanted items include: canned fruits (in light syrup or its own juices), canned vegetables (low sodium, no salt added), multigrain cereals, grains (brown & white rice, oatmeal, bulgur,
quinoa, couscous, macaroni and cheese), canned proteins (tuna, salmon, chicken, peanut butter, beans), soups (beef stew, chili, chicken noodle, turkey and rice), condiments (tomato based sauces, light soy sauce, ketchup, mustard, salad dressing, oils), individually packed snacks, baking goods and hygiene items. Last year, NASWF collected a total of 1,736 pounds of food. RP1 Yolanda Jordan is program coordinator. Anyone who desires more information on the program can contact her at 1 (850) 623-7212 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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GOSPORT Thrift shop to reopen July 10
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) Thrift Shop aboard Corry Station will be closed through July 9. It will open again at 9 a.m. July 10 and resume regular hours as follows: Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. With the exception of July 7, the thrift shop also will be open on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, call 452-2300.
Coast Guard gathering scheduled
Coast Guard Friends and Family meets from 5 to 8 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Golden Corral, 2260 Langley Ave., on the corner of Ninth and Langley avenues. For more information, call 554-3858.
Kiwanis Club has weekly meeting
Kiwanis Club of Big Lagoon State Park meets every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Perdido Bay Community Center, 13660 Innerarity Point Road. For more information, call 341-5850.
Club available for new residents
The Newcomer’s Club of Greater Pensacola meets at 9 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Pensacola Yacht Club for games, a luncheon and a brief meeting. The cost is $14 and includes lunch. The club is open to all women who have resided in Pensacola for two years or less. For more information, call Joe Reagan at 346-2206.
Have lunch with Antarctic explorers
The Gulf Coast Group Chapter of the Old Antarctic Explorers Association (OAEA) will meet at noon, tomorrow, July 7, at the Shrimp Basket Restaurant, 709 N. Navy Blvd. All members, family members or interested parties who have been to Antarctica or who may have an interest in Antarctica are welcome to attend. Members are strongly encouraged to attend and bring guests. There is no guest speaker scheduled, but anyone wishing to share an Antarctic experience can request the floor. If you served in or visited Antarctica, plan to attend the meeting and get signed up as a member. If you have not had the opportunity to get to the ice, associate memberships are also available. There are more than a half-dozen OAEA-GCG Chapter members who have been to Antarctica on tourist expeditions and they can tell you how it’s done. Presentations, if any, will start at approximately 1 p.m. The Shrimp Basket will be open at 11 a.m. Food and beverages will be available before, during and after the meeting. For more information, call 456-3556.
Group presents Poe for Friday the 13th
The Panhandle Community Theatre is presenting something different on Friday the 13th (July 13). Join the group for dinner and a dramatic reading of selected works by Edgar Allen Poe at the Old Post Office Cafe, 6821 Caroline St., in Milton. The event begins with a social hour from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. and the performance will begin at 8 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. Meal choices are roasted chicken breast with rosemary Dijon buerre blanc sauce, garlic mashed potatoes and broccoli or homemade beef or veggie lasagna with garlic bread and broccoli or green beans. Dessert choices are bread pudding or key lime pie. For reservations, call 1 (850) 623-6245.
Shoe experts to present clinic
The Navy Exchange Aviation Plaza, 250 Saufley St., will conduct a shoe clinic in Bldg. 630 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 13. Participants will receive a complimentary fitting consultation by shoe department experts to ensure comfort, support, balance and alignment. There will be special discounts on athletic shoes and supportive shoe inserts. For more information, call 458-8884, ext. 3100.
Gospel concert scheduled in Lillian
The Southern gospel trio His Song will perform in concert at First Baptist of Lillian at 6 p.m. July 21. Doors will open at 5 p.m. The church is located at 34421 Barclay Ave. in Lillian, Ala. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call 1 (251) 962-2180 or e-mail email@example.com.
Summer concerts being presented
“Blast from the Past” summer concerts are scheduled for 4 p.m. July 21, Aug. 25 and Sept. 22 at the Vince J. Whibbs Sr. Community Maritime Park Amphitheater. The series will feature music from the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s as well as costume contests, dance offs and food and craft merchants. To accent the festivities, the Neighborhood Services Maritime Cultural Arts Division is inviting car enthusiasts to participate. To sign up, contact Heather Chenoweth at 436-5676 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. The concert series is being sponsored by Cat Country 98.7, News Radio 1620, Families First Network of Lakeview Adoptions and Foster Care,
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Art from Mobile on display at gallery
Blue Morning Gallery, 21 Palafox Place, is featuring an artist exchange with Cathedral Square Gallery in downtown Mobile for the month of July. Visiting artists are Tutta Greer Cone, an acrylic painter of the My Monkey series; Lynn Luna, a realist focusing on seascapes and sailboats; and Linda Tenhundfeld, an abstract expressionist. Artists from Blue Morning Gallery exhibiting at the Cathedral Square Gallery are Melody Hamilton, an oil painter; Heather Mitchell, a pencil artist; and Suzanne Tuzzeo, a photographer. The Blue Morning Gallery show “Summerfest” continues through July 21. It features works by Valerie Aune, oil; Joy Emmanuel, mixed media; Mark Schmitt, tile art; and James Sweida, photography. For more information, call 429-9100.
Advancement exams scheduled
The Education Services Office of Personnel Support Detachment (PSD) Pensacola will administer the Navywide Enlisted Advancement Examinations (NWE) at the Mustin Beach Club aboard Pensacola Naval Air Station (NASP) Sept. 6, for advancement to PO1; Sept. 13, for advancement to PO2; and Sept. 20, for advancement for PO3. The doors will open at 6 a.m. and close promptly at 7 a.m. the day of the exam. Commands are requested to provide time in rate (TIR) eligibility/TIR waivers/advancement recommendation letters to ESO PSD no later than July 16 for E6, July 26 for E5 and Aug. 2 for E4 candidates. Advancement candidates must wear the prescribed uniform of the day of their command and have their military ID card to participate. Beginning with the September 2012 (cycle 216) there is a change to the exam structure to give greater focus to technical rating knowledge. The overall number of exam questions will decrease from 200 to 175. Exam structure for all pay grades will consist of 25 professional military knowledge (PMK) questions and 150 rating technical questions. For more information, contact the PSD Education Service Office (ESO) at 452-3617.
College program open for registration
Register now for Southern Illinois University’s Workforce Education and Development (WED) bachelor’s degree program. Fall semester begins Aug. 25. Classes are offered online and onboard NAS Pensacola at the NATTC building on alternating weekends. This is an accelerated program that allows students to complete the WED major courses in one year. Credit is also awarded for military and prior work experience as well as technical training. For more information, contact Wendy Spradlin at 458-6263 (e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Bob Putnam at 458-6406 (e-mail email@example.com).
NEX makes change in return policy
The NEX has changed its return policy to make the process easier for customers. Effective immediately, the NEX will no longer collect customer information, such as name, address and telephone number, when requesting a refund with a receipt. Now, customers returning merchandise with the original receipt will receive either cash back or a refund to their credit card, depending on how the original purchase was made. “This change was implemented to improve the shopping experience by speeding up the transaction and making sure the customer is satisfied with their purchase,” said Richard Dow, Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) senior vice president of store operations. “We are continually reviewing our processes and procedures to make the customers’ shopping experience easier.” Customers returning merchandise without the original receipt will continue to receive a NEX gift card with the refunded amount.
Feds Feed Families drive in progress
The NAS Pensacola Chaplain’s Office has kicked off the annual DoD Feds Feed Families campaign onboard NAS Pensacola, NASP Corry Station and NASP Saufley Field. Hunger remains a problem particularly in the
summer months, when there are shortages at food banks and an increased need among children who are not benefitting from school lunch programs. The campaign officially began June 1 and ends Aug. 31. Main drop off locations for non-perishable food items are at the NAS Pensacola Quarterdeck, Bldg. 1500; Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982; J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg. 634; Corry Station Chapel; and the commissary at Corry Station. The tentative collection dates are July 25 and Aug. 29. If your command does not have a food collection box, call 452-2341, ext. 3115. To learn more about the campaign, visit www.fedsfeedfamilies.gov.
Iraqi teens coming to Pensacola
The Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council is welcoming 10 teenagers from Iraq to Pensacola for 11 days this summer. The students, who are participating in the U.S. Dept of State’s Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP), will be in Pensacola from July 18-29. IYLEP is sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. For more information, call Executive Director Jena M. Gissendanner at 595-0817.
New guide rolls out for Florida drivers
Florida leads the nation with 18 percent of its population age 65 and older, so a new book for aging drivers should be in big demand. The “Florida Guide for Aging Drivers” is a book available at no cost to senior drivers, compliments of the Florida Safe Mobility for Life Coalition. The coalition, a group comprised of professionals from 28 organizations, created the guide to give aging drivers a comprehensive resource with up-to-date information. The guide is designed to help aging drivers strike a balance between safety and the need for independence. Users will find safe driving tips, licensing information, lists of resources and community contacts for every county in the state. This book compliments the website www.SafeandMobileSeniors.org. The glove-box size book is available by writing to Safe Mobility for Life Resource Center, 636 West Call St., Tallahassee, FL 32306, or you can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome home event planned
The VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System, in partnership with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos minor league baseball team and the Pensacola VA Center, will present a welcome home event July 28 at Blue Wahoos Park for veterans, active duty, reservists and National Guardsmen who served in operations Enduring Freedom (OEF), Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and New Dawn (OND). The Blue Wahoos (double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds) are scheduled to play the Huntsville Stars July 28. The game starts at 6:30 p.m. VA personnel will be present to provide information on various benefit programs to veterans. OEF/OIF/OND veterans and active duty, reservists and National Guardsmen can request a free ticket for themselves and up to two family members or significant others by calling VA Gulf Coast ticket registration at 912-2380 or 1 (228) 5234787. Admission will be free for children ages 2 and younger. The ticket registration period will end July 15. Tickets will be distributed at the game. For more information about the VA Gulf Coast, visit www.biloxi.va.gov.
Take steps now to prepare for voting
Election season is under way and now is the time to register to vote absentee and update your ballot mailing address, according to Lt. Dwayne J. Vinnette, installation voting assistance officer (VAO) for NAS Pensacola. According to Vinnette, the easiest way to register is to use an online wizard at www.fvap.gov to assist you in completing the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA, SF76). Alternatively, you may complete the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) by hand. Vinnette said it takes a few minutes to complete the post-paid form. The forms must signed and mailed to your home election official. You may obtain a copy of the application from Vinnette, YN1 Chris Ducker, LN2 Amanda King or the VAO representative at Bldg. 1500, Room 110. If you need assistance, you can reach Vinnette at 1 (228) 4523100 or 452-2849. Details on how to reach other unit or installation voting assistance officers can be found at http://www. fvap.gov/contact/ ivaoffice/index.html. If you’re having problems with the voting process, FVAP’s call center is available at 1 (800) 438-8683, DSN 425-1584, or at email@example.com.
Homes needed for exchange students
ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries around the world. Students come with an enthusiasm to practice their English and experience American culture – food, sports, shopping and more. They will also share their own culture with host families. Students have money for personal expenses and full health, accident and liability insurance. For more information, call Joan Soderqvist at 1 (352) 382-4485 or the ASSE Southern Regional Office at 1 (800) 473-0696. You can also go to www.asseHosts.com.
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Don’t let heat illness take you out – know the signs, symptoms and treatments Symptoms of heat syncope include: • Light-headedness, dizziness, fainting. First aid for heat syncope: People with heat syncope should: • Sit or lie down in a cool place when they begin to feel symptoms. • Slowly drink water, clear juice or a sports beverage.
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People who are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments may be at risk of heat stress. Exposure to extreme heat can result in occupational illnesses and injuries. Heat stress can result in heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps or heat rashes. Heat can also increase the risk of injuries in workers as it may result in sweaty palms, fogged-up safety glasses and dizziness. Burns may also occur as a result of accidental contact with hot surfaces or steam. People at risk of heat stress include outdoor workers and workers in hot environments such as firefighters, bakery workers, farmers, construction workers, miners, boiler room workers, factory workers and others. People at greater risk of heat stress include those who are 65 years of age or older, are overweight, have heart disease or high blood pressure, or take medications that may be affected by extreme heat. Prevention of heat stress in workers is important. Employers should provide training to workers so they understand what heat stress is, how it affects their health and safety, and how it can be prevented.
Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related disorder. It occurs when the body becomes unable to control its temperature: the body’s temperature rises rapidly, the sweating mechanism fails, and the body is unable to cool down. When heat stroke occurs, the body temperature can rise to 106 degrees Fahrenheit or higher within 10 to 15 minutes. Heat stroke can cause death or permanent disability if emergency treatment is not given. Symptoms of heat stroke include: • Hot, dry skin or profuse sweating • Hallucinations • Chills • Throbbing headache • High body temperature • Confusion/dizziness • Slurred speech First aid for heat stroke: Take the following steps to treat a person with heat stroke: • Call the on-base emergency number, 452-3333; (off base, 911), and notify the victim’s supervisor. • Move the sick worker to a cool shaded area. • Cool the worker using methods such as soaking their clothes with water; spraying, sponging or showering them with water and fanning their body.
HM2 Travis Stephens uses an RSS-220 heat stress monitor to measure temperature and humidity while conducting a heat stress survey aboard the Nimitzclass aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Photo by MC2 James R. Evans
Heat exhaustion is the body’s response to an excessive loss of the water and salt, usually through excessive sweating. People most prone to heat exhaustion are those that are elderly, have high blood pressure and those working in a hot environment. Symptoms of heat exhaustion include: • Heavy sweating • Extreme weakness or fatigue • Dizziness, confusion • Nausea • Clammy, moist skin • Pale or flushed complexion • Muscle cramps • Slightly elevated body temperature • Fast and shallow breathing First aid for heat exhaustion: Treat a person suffering from heat exhaustion with the following: • Have them rest in a cool, shaded or air-conditioned area. • Have them drink plenty of water or other cool, nonalcoholic beverages. • Have them take a cool shower, bath or sponge bath.
Heat syncope is a fainting (syncope) episode or dizziness that usually occurs with prolonged standing or sudden rising from a sitting or lying position. Factors that may contribute to heat syncope include dehydration and lack of acclimatization.
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Heat cramps usually affect workers who sweat a lot during strenuous activity. This sweating depletes the body's salt and moisture levels. Low salt levels in muscles causes painful cramps. Heat cramps may also be a symptom of heat exhaustion. Symptoms include muscle pain or spasms usually in the abdomen, arms or legs. First aid for heat cramps: People with heat cramps should: • Stop all activity, and sit in a cool place. • Drink clear juice or a sports beverage. • Do not return to strenuous work for a few hours after the cramps subside because further exertion may lead to heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Seek medical attention if any of the following apply: • The worker has heart problems. • The worker is on a low-sodium diet. • The cramps do not subside within one hour.
Protect yourself in a work enviornment
• Schedule maintenance and repair jobs in hot areas for cooler months. • Schedule hot jobs for the cooler part of the day. • Acclimatize workers by exposing them for progressively longer periods to hot work environments. • Reduce the physical demands of workers. • Use relief workers or assign extra workers for physically demanding jobs. • Provide cool water or liquids to workers. •Avoid drinks with caffeine, alcohol or large amounts of sugar. • Provide rest periods with water breaks. • Provide cool areas for use during break periods. • Monitor workers who are at risk of heat stress. • Wear light-colored, loose-fitting, breathable clothing. • Avoid non-breathing synthetic clothing. • Take more breaks in extreme heat and humidity. • Take breaks in the shade or a cool area when possible. • Drink water frequently. Drink enough water that you never become thirsty. • Be aware that protective clothing or personal protective equipment may increase the risk of heat stress. • Monitor your physical condition and that of your coworkers.
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July 6, 2012
Navy training honors 2011 top instructors Story, photo by Steve Vanderwerff NETC PAO
WASHINGTON (NNS) – Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced its 2011 Military Instructors of the Year (IoY) during a ceremony June 21 at the Navy Memorial. “Quality is never an accident,” said Rear Adm. Don Quinn, commander, Naval Education and Training Command. “It is always the product of deliberate intent, dedicated effort and skillful execution. The instructors we honor today embody those characteristics in everything they do. The quality of their work is reflected in the consistently successful fleet missions carried out every day around the globe. Our training remains an asymmetric advantage for us and these instructors deliver it every day,” Quinn said. Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Scott Van Buskirk presented each winner with a NavyMarine Corps Commendation Medal and a plaque. “We are an expeditionary force that operates globally,” said Van Buskirk. “When our ships and our squadrons deploy, they must be self-sustaining. Furthermore, the Navy’s leading-edge technology today is growing ever more complex every day. Our ability to meet the mission, to respond quickly to crises and eliminate threats depends wholly on the expertise and critical thinking skills our
Vice Adm. Scott Van Buskirk, chief of naval personnel and deputy chief of Naval Operations (total force), left, and Rear Adm. Don Quinn, commander of Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), applaud NETC’s 2011 Military Instructors of the Year during an award ceremony at the Navy Memorial. Honored were Officer Instructor of the Year, Lt.jg. Evan P. Aluise; Senior Enlisted Instructor of the Year, ADCM David W. Soucy; Mid-Grade Enlisted Instructor of the Year, ND1(DSW/PJ) Brandon L. Hamilton and Junior Enlisted Instructor of the Year GM2(SW) Andrew R Liley.
Sailors have learned – taught by our exemplary instructors here today – in the nearly 2,000 training courses provided by NETC. “After learning more about your accomplishments, and now meeting you all in person, I think what impresses me most is your passion for instructing. It’s obvious to me that you enjoy the work you do – and I think that’s critical. Your job is more than just teaching a skill – you build a Sailor,” Van Buskirk said. Lt.j.g. Evan P. Aluise, from Richardton, N.D., was selected
as Officer Instructor of the Year. A five-year veteran currently assigned to Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC) in Goose Creek, S.C., he teaches thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow in nuclear propulsion applications. Aluise said he enjoys being an instructor and influencing the future of the Navy. “Being on the podium is the best part of my day. I truly enjoy teaching and I’m sincerely grateful and feel very fortunate to be selected for such an honor,”
explained Aluise. “Instructors are responsible for setting the standard for future generations and molding them into Sailors that our nation can be proud of.” The Senior Enlisted Instructor of the Year is ADCM (AW/NAC) David W. Soucy, from Bristol, Conn. A 20-year veteran recently assigned to Naval Services Training Command’s Officer Training Command in Newport, R.I., Soucy says he became an instructor because he thought it was important to pass along the knowledge he gained during his career.
“Throughout my naval career I was taught to train my replacement. What better opportunity to train the next generation of Navy warriors than within the instructor community. Mastering your job is, in my opinion, the easy part of Navy life. Being able to pass your knowledge to others makes your talent much more essential,” Soucy said. “My success as an instructor was a complete team accomplishment, because I had the privilege to work with the finest chief’s mess and Sailors in the fleet.” Soucy suggests to anybody considering instructor duty to remember that individuals do not learn in exactly the same manner. “Some students learn by lecture, some learn by discussion, and still others learn by simulation,” explained Soucy. “The biggest advice I could offer as an instructor is to realize that while one technique may work for one student, the same technique may not work for the next.” The NETC Military Instructor of the Year award program recognizes Navy and Marine Corps instructors and facilitators who exemplify personal excellence and display outstanding instructional and leadership performance. Sailors interested in instructor duty should talk with their detailer on requirements. Information is also available on Navy Knowledge Online (NKO) at https://wwwa.nko. navy.mil/portal/leadership/home /instructorprograms.
July 6, 2012
Corpsman making pro debut with MMA fight in Biloxi By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer
HM2 Michael Roberts has a busy schedule. When he is not on duty at the Naval Hospital Pensacola branch clinic at NATTC, he is hitting the books to complete his bachelor’s degree in healthcare management through Southern Illinois University. Roberts, 24, also makes time for mixed martial arts training. The 5-foot-6-inch featherweight, who has been making his mark in the amateur ranks since 2009, will take the next step July 14 with his first professional fight at IP Casino Resort in Biloxi, Miss. Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that
allows the use of boxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, wrestling, kickboxing, taekwondo, judo and other styles. Roberts, who grew up in Louisville, Ky., said his training started with taekwondo at age 8. He has been in the Navy for six years and completed tours in Japan, Cuba, Virginia and Camp Pendeleton in California before reporting to NHP in 2009. He is excited about his first pro match. “I have always had that as my goal to shoot for when I got ready,” he said. Roberts says his coaches and teammates have helped him get ready for this fight. He earned a blue belt under Brazilian jiu-jitsu master Adriano Lucio, but he uses judo and other techniques.
“Kickboxing is my strongpoint,” he said. As an amateur, Roberts has had six wins, three by technical knockouts, two by unanimous decision and one by submission. His one loss was by split decision. In Biloxi, he is scheduled to fight current Atlas Fights featherweight champ Jason Knight. It will not be a title fight, but it is a huge opportunity, said Atlas Fight President Glenn Mattina. “This fight can absolutely put Mike in title contention,” Mattina said. There are several fights on the schedule and ticket prices range from $25 to $100 before processing fees. For more information, call, 1 (228) 860-5015 or go to www.atlasfight.com.
Michael Roberts (right) takes directions from referee Josh Rutgers during an amateur mixed martial arts match in Pensacola in February 2011. Roberts won the match by a TKO. Photo by Timothy Saul Van Der Like
July 6, 2012
Morale, Welfare and Recreation The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities that the whole family can participate in. For more information, call 452-8285 or visit the MWR website: www.naspensacola-mwr.com.
Blue Angels Flight Leader and Commanding Officer Capt. Greg McWherter flies a Blue Angel F/A-18 Hornet inverted in the “Double Farvel” maneuver over Pensacola Beach in July 2011. Photo by MC3 Andrew Johnson
Blues to soar over the beach Summer show gives visitors four chances to see Navy’s aerial acrobats From Pensacola Beach Visitors Information Center
The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, will perform aerial acrobatics over the Gulf of Mexico during a week of high-flying fun leading up to the Pensacola Beach Air Show on July 14. The Blues, as fans around the world know them, will once again take to the skies over the sugarwhite sands of Pensacola Beach as the highlight and closing act of the annual beach air show. The show is one of the top events of Pensacola’s summer tourism season. Air show fans will have four opportunities to see the world-
famous Blues in action on Pensacola Beach between July 11 and July 14. The thrills begin July 11 at 8 a.m. when the Blues perform “circle and arrival” maneuvers above the beach. They return July 12 at 2 p.m. for practice and again July 13 at 2 p.m. for a fullscale dress rehearsal. On July 14 the air show begins at noon with the Blues closing the day out with a show that will start at about 2 p.m. For the dress rehearsal and show, the Blue Angels are scheduled to perform exhilarating, lowlevel, high-speed stunts and maneuvers over the emerald green waters of the Gulf along with civilian and other military aircraft.
The squadron’s six demonstration pilots fly F/A-18 Hornets, and the team’s C-130 Hercules, affectionately known as “Fat Albert,” also is scheduled to perform in the beach show. Other aircraft and teams scheduled to participate in show include a Grumman Widgeon G-44 flown by Julian MacQueen, a Prometheus flown by Skip StewartTeam RV, an MX2 flown by Gary Ward, an Extra 300SHP flown by Kevin Coleman Aerosports and a Boeing (Stearman) E75 flown by Roy M. Kinsey Jr. For more information, call 932-1500 or go to www.pensacola beachchamber.com.
At the movies FRIDAY
“Men in Black 3” (3D), PG-13, 4:45 p.m., 7 p.m.; “Dark Shadows,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Chernobyl Diaries,” R, 7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.; “The Dictator,” R, 9:15 p.m.
“What to Expect When You’re Expecting” PG-13, noon.; “Battleship,” PG-13, 12:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m.; “Marvel’s The Avengers” (3D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “Men in Black 3” (3D), PG13, 5:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m.; “Chernobyl Diaries,” R, 6 p.m., 8 p.m.
“Men in Black 3” (3D), PG-13, noon, 2:15 p.m.; “Dark Shadows,” PG-13, 12:15 p.m.; “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” PG-13, 2:45 p.m.; “Marvel’s The Avengers” (3D), PG-13, 4:30 p.m.; “Safe,” R, 5:15 p.m.; “Battleship,” PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Chernobyl Diaries,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“The Dictator,” R, 5 p.m.; “Men in Black 3” (3D), PG-13, 5:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; “Battleship,” PG-13, 7 p.m.
WEDNESDAY “Marvel’s The Avengers” (3D), free, PG-13, noon, 3 p.m, 6 p.m.; “Marvel’s The Avengers” (2D), free, PG-13, 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. THURSDAY
“Men in Black 3” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m., 7:15 p.m.; “Chernobyl Diaries,” R, 5:15 p.m.; “Safe,” 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
• Magic show: Navy Entertainment is bringing Craig Karges to NAS on July 26 and 27. Kargas has appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Larry King Live,” Fox News Channel, CNN Headline News, CNBC and E! Entertainment Television. During his show, “Experience the Extraordinary,” tables float, minds are read and metal bends. Karges is scheduled to perform at the Portside Entertainment Complex at 7 p.m. Craig Kargas July 26 and at the Mustin Beach Club at 7 p.m. July 27. Admission is free. For more information, call 452-8285. • Family movie on the lawn: Enjoy a relaxing evening on the Portside Lawn tomorrow, July 7, when “Cars 2” will be shown on the outdoor big screen. The movie begins at dusk. Remember to bring your own blanket and/or chair. There will be free popcorn, but you may also visit the Portside Cinema for other snacks and beverages. For more information or for weather updates, call 452-2372. • Teen club: The MWR Youth Center provides a Teen Club from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. every Saturday. The club is open to dependents (ages 12 to 18) of all active duty, retirees, DoD civilians, contractors and reservists. The schedule includes: July 14, Fast Eddie’s Go Karts & Water Wars for $7 per person; July 21, “How to Make Tacos” cooking class; and July 28, bowling at Corry Lanes for $8 per person. For more information, call 452-2417. • Sailing camp: Youth Sailing Camp for ages 9 to 16 is from July 16 to 20. The fee per student is $110 each. Class times run Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Classes fill up quickly, so register through the CDC on NASP Corry Station. For more information, call 452-6310. • Special workout: Sweat Jam Workout is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 14 at the Radford Fitness Center on NAS Pensacola. $10 per person for the neon dance party combining hip hop, hustle and Zumba. Four instructors will conduct the workout. The first 50 participants to register will receive a dance prize pack. To register or for more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3126. • Youth bowling camp: Sign your child up for MWR’s Summer Youth Bowling Camp at the Corry Bowling Center. Camp is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 18 to 20. Cost is $60 per child and includes lunch. Open to ages 5 to 19. To sign up, call 452-6380 or visit the Corry Bowling Center, Bldg. 3738, on NASP Corry Station. • Swim lessons: Register now. Dates are July 17 to Aug. 3. Times are 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. for ages 6 and older and 8:50 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. for ages 3 to 5. Beginners are at 5 p.m. and independent at 5:30 p.m. Swim lessons are open to active duty and retirees for $25, DoD civilians for $30 and civilians for $35. The MWR pools and Barrancas Beach are open for the summer. Swimming pool passes are available for purchase. Visit the MWR website for hours of operation or call 452-9429. • Learn to sail: Adult sailing classes are offered at Blue Angel Park Outpost Marina or the Bayou Grande Marina. It only takes one Saturday morning class to be certified to rent the sail boats. Beginner classes are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 7 and 21. Cost is $35 per person. Intermediate classes are schedule from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 14 and 28. Cost is $40 per person. For details, call Bayou Grande Marina at 452-4152 or Blue Angel Park Outdoor Marina at 453-4530.
Details: 452-3522 or www.nasppensacola-mwr.com
Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and holidays and 10:30 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Off-base trips leave from the NASP Liberty Center, but you must sign up in advance. For more information, call 452-2372 or visit www.naspensacola-mwr.com/sing sail/liberty.htm.
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Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach is seeking volunteers for a large number of opportunities. These include: • United Way of Escambia County: Volunteers are going to be needed for their upcoming Cram the Van events, which help collect school supplies for the underprivileged, and for the United Way Day of Caring, which will be several different events throughout Pensacola happening all on one day. More information will be provided as it gets closer to the events. For more information you may contact the United Way at 444-7128 • New volunteer website: The “United We Serve” website is now working. It is a web resource that participants can use to identify volunteer opportunities in their local areas. To look for volunteer opportunities, visit www.serve.gov. • Restoring the USS Alabama: Volunteers are needed to help in the restoration of the USS Alabama. For information, call Owen Miller at 1 (251) 767-1507. • Northwest Florida Blood Services: The Northwest Florida Blood Services is seeking volunteers to help in general drive preparation. For information, call Christen Glover
at 473-3853, ext. 132. • Big Brothers Big Sisters: Volunteers are needed for BBBS in Northwest Florida. For information, visit www.bbbsnwfl.org. • Council on Aging of West Florida: Meals on Wheels delivery volunteers are needed to take meals to homebound elderly citizens of Escambia County. Volunteers may be selected to deliver meals on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. The average time spent delivering the meals is one hour and 15 minutes. For information call Brenda Turner at 432-1475, ext. 410. • Learn to Read: Learn to Read of Northwest Florida is an adult literacy program. For information, call 432-4347. • The Oaks Adult Care Center: Volunteers are needed to help with meals, taking walks, playing games, reading, cooking clubs, dancing, sewing, arts and crafts and more. They are located at 875 Royce St. and are open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call Sandy Holtry at 432-1475. • The Villas at Gulf Breeze: The Villas at Gulf Breeze has an open invitation to all individuals interested
Worship schedule in interacting with the senior residents. Hours for this activity are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. any day of the week. For more information, call Sabrina Shelton at 934-1061. • Regency Hospice of Northwest Florida: Volunteers are needed for terminal hospice patients throughout Escambia County. Active-duty or veteran volunteers are also needed for “Hospice for Heroes.” For more information, call Victoria Brown at 585-3926. • Goodwill Good Guides mentoring: The Goodwill Good Guides mentoring program is seeking volunteers for youth tutoring. For more information, call Robin King at 438-3699. • Youth Works: The Children’s Home Society of Florida is seeking volunteers to mentor youth ages 14 to 21. For more information, call Rachel Wade at 266-2715.
For more information on these opportunities or the many others that are available, contact NASP Community Outreach at: 452-2034 or send an e-mail to NASPensacolaCommunity Outreach@Facebook.com or find information on Facebook at NAS Pensacola Community Outreach.
NAS Pensacola Protestant Sunday • 8 a.m., communion service.** • 10:15 a.m., worship service.* • 6 p.m., contemporary service.** Tuesday • 9 a.m., women’s Bible study.*** Wednesday • 5:30 p.m., fellowship dinner. • 6 p.m., Bible study.*** Roman Catholic Saturday • 3:45 p.m., Sacrament of Penance.**** • 4:30 p.m., Mass.* Sunday • 8:30 a.m., Mass.* Monday and Thursday • Noon, Mass.**** NASP Corry Station Protestant Sunday • 9 a.m., adult Bible study (chapel conference room). • 9 a.m., chapel choir (sanctuary). • 10 a.m., worship service. • 11:30 a.m., fellowship. • 7:30 p.m., praise and worship.
Thursday • 5:30 p.m., Bible study and dinner (fellowship hall). Roman Catholic Sunday • Noon, Mass. Tuesday • 11 a.m., Mass (small chapel). Latter Day Saints Sunday • 10:30 a.m.** Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic Friday • 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Mass. Protestant Tuesday • 11:30 a.m., Bible study. Thursday • 11:30 a.m., weekly chapel service. *Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel **All Faiths Chapel ***J.B. McKamey Center ****Lady of Loreto Chapel For more information, call 452-2341.
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