DBIDS reminder ... Rapid Gate will not be accepted for base access after July 15; get your DBIDS card at NAS Pensacola Visitor Control Center, Bldg. 777. Call 452-4153 for additional information. Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) increases installation security and communications by receiving frequent database updates on changes to personnel/credential status, law enforcement warrants, lost/stolen cards and force protection conditions. The system provides a continuous vetting anytime the DBIDS card is scanned at an installation entry point.
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Air boss visits NAS Pensacola From Naval Air Forces Public Affairs
Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker, commander, Naval Air Forces (CNAF), visited bases in Kingsville, Texas; Meridian, Miss. and Pensacola, June 28 and 29, to introduce the new chief of naval air training (CNATRA) and to discuss the way forward for training in T45C Goshawks. Rear Adm. James Bynum assumed command of CNATRA June 23. This is Bynum’s third flag assignment, with his most recent assignment as the commander, Carrier Strike Group 9. The increase in seniority for the CNATRA flag is meant to improve flight safety, address current instructor concerns and manage the return to student training and production plans. Shoemaker also announced that instructor pilots will resume flying the T-45C with the On-Board Oxygen Generator System (OBOGS) in early July, with students resuming flight training later in the month. “The safety of our aircrew remains my number one priority,” said Shoe-
maker. “After months of using a modified mask and configuration that circumvented the OBOGS, new mitigation measures have been put in place that give us the confidence to safely resume flight training using the system. These mitigations monitor the breathing gas and alert and protect our aircrew, as well as incorporate new maintenance procedures to ensure the systems are clean and working properly prior to flight.” Instructor pilots will conduct warmup flights, after which they will brief the remaining pilots and students in their squadrons on use of the new configuration. Students will also require additional warm-up flights prior to the resumption of syllabus training. For further information on physiological episodes visit www. navy. mil/ local/ PEs/. For more information, visit www. navy. mil, www.facebook.com/usnavy, or www. twitter. com/ usnavy. For more news from Commander, Naval Air Forces, visit www. navy. mil/ local/airpac/.
At a press conference aboard NAS Pensacola June 29, Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker (left) and Rear Adm. James Bynum addressed plans for flight training to resume in T-45C Goshawks. Photo by Ens. Kristina Wiedemann
NavFac Southeast awards multi-award construction contract From Sue Brink NavFac Southeast Public Affairs
Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast (NavFac SE) awarded a $99 million indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity multiple award design-bidbuild construction (IDIQ-MACC) contract to five small businesses June 28 for construction projects located in the NavFac SE area of responsibility, primarily in the Florida panhandle, Mississippi and Tennessee. EMR Inc., a small business located in Lawrence, Kan. was awarded the first
task order for nearly $18 million for a design-build project to construct a multistory Corry Station “A” school unaccompanied housing facility aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The other
four entities were awarded a minimum guarantee in the amount of $1,000. “This project is vitally important for the Information Warfare students at NAS Pensacola, Corry Station. To provide ad-
ditional berthing capacity for a national training mission that continues to grow,” said NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Martin. “It is the last in a series of seven berthing projects at Corry Station to meet student loading numbers.” The Information Warfare Training Center (IWTC) at Corry Station trains “A” school students fresh out of boot camp. The facility provides training in the fields of cryptology, information operations and information technology. The coursework combines technology, innovation and science to produce highly
trained enlisted personnel required to ensure dominance in the information fields. “A” school students require on-base housing. Currently, rooms in unaccompanied housing often have three students assigned instead of two. This exceeds criteria, makes learning difficult, and is not good for student health. Quality of life suffers affecting academic performance and preparation for the fleet. This project will provide unaccompanied housing quarters space for 216 students. See MACC on page 2
NASC volunteers attend Autism Pensacola Kids for Camp luncheon By Ens. Jacob Kotlarski Naval Aviation Schools Command Public Affairs
CNRSE visit to NAS Pensacola ... Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Emergency Operations Manager Burt Fenters briefs Commander, Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE), Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar, on the set up and capabilities of the emergency operations center. Bolivar was touring NAS Pensacola for her first time as the region’s commander June 27-29. Photo by Ens. Kristina Wiedemann
F o u r Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC) Sailors attended a “hometown heroes” luncheon with Autism Pensacola’s Kids for Camp June 27 at Booker T. Washington High School in Pensacola. The Sailors, along with representatives from Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and Escambia County Search and Rescue, answered questions and ate lunch with more than 40 autistic camp par-
ticipants. Organizer Jessica Lapen said the event is a valuable experience for the campers. “I am so grateful to the first responders and others who came today,” said Lapen. “This was a great way for our campers to meet people who help the community.” NASC chaplain’s assistant SN Benjamin O’Connor said participating in the event was humbling. “This is probably my favorite ongoing volunteer project,” said O’Connor. “I come back every chance I
FY16 CNO Environmental Awards teleconference ... NAS Pensacola and NASP Public Works Department’s Carrie A. Williams were recognized during a video teleconference for the FY16 CNO Environmental Awards June 27. NAS Pensacola was a winner in the cultural resource management category, and Williams, the base’s cultural resources manager, was a cultural resources management individual winner. Photos by Mark Gibson and Mike O’Connor
See NASC on page 2
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“This facility will allow us to get back to Navy berthing standards for our student Sailors aboard Corry Station,” said NAS Pensacola Housing Director Bob Crist. The new facility will feature a brick veneer exterior finish and include 108 double occupancy rooms (2+0) and a lobby/reception area. The 2+0 rooms will include space for a two person bedroom, a bath, two closets, refrigerator and a microwave oven. Each floor will have a TV room, vending space and a common laundry room. The first floor will also feature a bulk storage room, clean and dirty linen storage rooms, staff office space and break rooms. Construction is expected to be completed by June 2019. MACC contracts are used to pre-qualify a group of contractors (usually four to seven) with respect to performance, experience, capability and safety and then issue task orders to them for projects that meet the parameters of the MACC. MACCs save the command and the government time and resources. The work to be performed under the MACC includes new construction, renovation, alteration, demolition, repair work and any necessary design including: industrial, airfield, aircraft hangar, aircraft traffic control, infrastructure, administrative, training, dormitory and community support facilities. The small businesses awarded under this contract include CMS Corp., Bargersville, Ind.; EMR Inc., Lawrence, Kan.; Leebcor Services, LLC, Williamsburg, Va.; MOWA Barlovento LLC, Joint Venture, Gautier, Miss.; and Whitesell-Green Inc., Pensacola. The five vendors will compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contract for the 60-month term of the contract, which includes a base year and four option years, and is expected to be completed by June 2022. Small business (which includes 8(a) firms) play a vital role in the American economy – employing half of our country’s workforce, creating nearly two out of every three new American jobs, and often being the source of the next great American innovation. NavFac SE strives to meet its goals building on its success by providing contract opportunities to these businesses. “NavFac Southeast invests in small businesses to support our national defense,” said Mark Brock NavFac SE small business deputy. “Small businesses fuel the American dream, which grows the local and federal economies that ultimately strengthen the warfighter.” Brock explained that small businesses provide construction expertise, professional services and supported services that support the Navy’s mission and the men and women in uniform. It is through strong policy and sound business processes that NavFac is able to develop capabilities based strategies that consider program risks, cost, schedule and technical requirements that help meet the expectations of supported commanders while supporting public policy objectives. Each year NavFac establishes target goals for Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zone Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business and Women-Owned Small Business categories. The maximum practicable utilization of small business concerns is a matter of national interest with both social and economic benefits. NavFac is the systems command that delivers and maintains quality, sustainable facilities, acquires and manages capabilities for the Navy’s expeditionary combat forces, provides contingency engineering response and enables energy security and environmental stewardship.
New web tuition assistance automation speeds approval By Navy College Program Public Affairs
As part of the Navy’s transformation to a virtual service delivery model, the Navy College Program launched an update to the My Education portal June 27, significantly improving the Web Tuition Assistance (WebTA) approval process for Sailors taking off-duty education courses. “We’ve automated a major portion of the WebTA authorization process to improve accuracy, reduce the time it takes to complete the application and get vouchers authorized,” said Cathe Waters, Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center Voluntary Education (VolEd) lead program analyst. “Not only does the new process give commanding officers greater authority in the TA authorization process, the improvements will enable faster enrollments, grade posting, invoice payments and make voluntary education less stressful.” Previously, Sailors had to wait for the Navy College staff to manually verify and authorize their WebTA applications after command approval. The new process automatically checks/validates the Academic Institution’s (AI)
can, because I feel the kids teach me how to be a better person.” For Lt. Steven Schwarz, NASC’s chaplain and volunteer coordinator, the local non-profit organization serving individuals and families affected by autism represents a fulfilling volunteer opportunity. “Sailors are encouraged to be good stewards in their communities,” said Schwarz. “I’ve worked with Autism Pensacola from the start of my time at this command, and being able to interact with (this group) is a blessing for the volunteers and for the people they help.” Naval Aviation Schools Command, located onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola, hosts courses including enlisted and commissioned training programs for aircrew personnel and aviators, as well as survival courses and classes for prospective commanding officers. NASC is part of the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training, which provides single site management for Navy and Marine Corps aviation technical training under Naval Education and Training Command (NETC). For more information, visit http://www.navy.mil, http://www.facebook.com/usnavy, or http://www.twit-
Focus is a photo feature designed to draw attention to the rich historical legacy of the base. A photo or photos will be published each week showing an interesting, obscure or historically significant feature of NAS Pensacola (July 7 photo at right). The first person who e-mails Gosport to correctly identify the object and its location will win a $5 coupon good toward food or beverages purchased at the Navy Exchange (NEX) aboard NASP. E-mail your answer to NASPGosport@gmail.com. Winner and answer will be announced on NASP Public Affairs Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NASPPAO and in the following week’s Gosport. (Readers can win once per month). Bryan Moeller is the winner for June 30; the photo was of the top of the Barrancas National Cemetery plaque at Hovey Road.
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Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Christopher T. Martin Public Affairs Officer — Patrick J. Nichols The Gosport nameplate pays homage to the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011: the Centennial of Naval Aviation, or CONA. The image on the left side of the nameplate depicts Eugene Ely taking off in a Curtiss pusher bi-plane from the USS Pennsylvania Jan. 18, 1911. While Ely had taken off from the USS Birmingham two months earlier after his plane had been loaded on the ship, the USS Pennsylvania event was the first time a plane landed on and then took off from a U.S. warship.
course/tuition information, validates a Sailor’s status, including degree plan, counseling, no missing grades, EAOS status, TA annual usage, etc.. As part of the update, the My Education portal also adds an AI module where Sailors can select their courses/tuition rates and have those automatically uploaded to the WebTA voucher. “If all Navy requirements are met and the request is command approved, My Education sends the service member a link to the school payment voucher for signing and delivery to the Academic Institution,” Waters added. In order for a Sailor to have their WebTA request accepted and command approved, they need to meet specific training and policy requirements, (training completed, academic counseling by a Navy College counselor, degree plan uploaded, passing the PRT, recommended for advancement, etc.) to qualify. Mandatory training includes TA Policy and Procedures Training and the Joint Knowledge Online Higher Education Prep Course. Training can be found at the Navy College website under “Resources” and “Training.” Navy College Education Counselors also provide the re-
quired academic counseling to help Sailors define their goals and select an education program. Once a college/university and a program have been selected, Sailors work with their AI to produce an education plan which they upload to their “My Education,” “education tab” and “upload files” tab. When all the above requirements have been met, Sailors are able to create, save and submit their WebTA application, entering the Command Approver’s e-mail address. WebTA applications that do not pass the automatic checks will be reviewed and manually processed by a Navy College Program staff member, requiring extra time to fix problems. It is highly recommended that WebTA applications be submitted no later than 30 days in advance, but all WebTA applications MUST be command approved no later than 14 calendar days prior to an AI’s published term start date. Applications may be submitted for approval up to 120 days prior to term start dates. Visit the NCP website: https://www. navy college.navy.mil to start the education process, submit a Help Request at the Assistance Center, initiate a Live Chat session or review knowledge management articles. The NCVEC can be reached toll free 1 (877) 838-1659 Monday-Friday 6 a.m. -6 p.m.
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Ens. Alex Sallander (right) and SN Benjamin O’Connor (center) pose with President/ CEO of Autism Pensacola Susan Byran (center) and Kids for Camp Program Director Jessica Lapen (left) after a Hometown Heroes Lunch event. Byran and Lapen coordinated this event to teach autistic children about men and women in uniform such as fire fighters, police officers and the military. Photo by Ens. Jacob Kotlarski
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As summer heats up, parents lose ‘cool’ By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist
t was a hot summer day in the 1970s.
My brother, Tray, and I were riding along with our mother to the drive-through teller or orthodontist appointments or grocery shopping at A&P – I can’t quite recall. Commensurate with his seniority as the older child, he rode in the front passenger’s seat. I was in the back of our large, buttermilk yellow Buick with two massive doors and searing brown vinyl interior. I tried to move, but my thighs stuck to the naugahyde. For fear I might lose the first layer of skin, I peeled my legs slowly off the sticky vinyl and scooted to the window. I stuck my head out to feel the airstream in my hair. The pale backside of my upper arm touched down on the hot chrome window frame – Ouch. Bored, Tray grabbed the knob of our Buick’s radio and cranked it up, hoping Mom wouldn’t complain. From my wind tunnel in the back seat, I
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could hear the grinding voice of Ted Nugent and see Tray’s elbow jerk to the rhythm of his air guitar. “I just don’t get it,” Mom piped up over the screeching sounds, “Why on Earth would a cat scratch a beaver? That just doesn’t make sense, ecologically speaking.” Tray and I were mortal enemies, but he grinned at me to share our mutual opinion that Mom was a square. Everyone else in the world knew the song was “Cat Scratch Fever,” not “Cat Scratch a Beaver.” Everyone else but our mother. She was notorious for botching lyrics and doing cheesy, old-fashioned dances to our favorite songs. We shriveled in humiliation when Mom pointed her thumbs into the air to the beat, or did the Mashed Potato to Rod Stewart’s “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy” or KC & The Sunshine Band’s “Shake, Shake, Shake Your Booty.”
About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, was a military spouse for more than 25 years. Her husband recently retired from the Navy. Her syndicated column appears in military and civilian newspapers including Stars and Stripes, and on her blog, www.themeat andpotatoesoflife.com. She was born uncool, we thought, and were thankful that we would never suffer the same fate. But then, life played its cruel joke, and we became parents.
fully enAlthough trenched in denial, I sometimes get the feeling that, much like my mother before me, I have no idea what’s cool anymore. I reluctantly allow our teenage daughter to control the radio on our way to school, and am forced to listen to the repertoire of new rock alternative and pop tunes that only serve to keep me from hearing the news and weather. As cool as I think I am, I’m just realizing who Radiohead and the Chainsmokers are. It’ll take me another year before I can wrap my mind around The Killers and Paramore. When we were stationed at Naval Station Mayport, Florida, our three children wanted to go to an outdoor MWR concert on base, featuring some nationally-recognized bands. All our friends were going with their children, so despite the fact that we couldn’t identify the bands’ tunes off the top of our heads, we jumped on the bandwagon like groupies. The morning of the concert, my husband, Francis, and I figured we’d better do our research. With our daughters’ assistance, we
played snippets on iTunes to bone up. “Hey, I’ve heard this one before!” I said, and Francis and I got up in front of our desktop computer to gyrate to the beat. The daughters just rolled their eyes. Later at the concert, Francis and I were ready to prove that we hadn’t lost our cool. Pairing 80s dance moves with inaccurate lyrics, we appeared to be having a blast. An hour later, Francis asked me to search my purse for ibuprophen for a pain in his lower back. After another 30 minutes, we began to yawn and complain about the noise. Finally, in the last set of the concert, we just wanted to go home, take our fiber tablets, and go to bed. Without us realizing it, Francis and I had become just like our own parents, obliviously embarrassing the children by being so uncool. We realized that we are powerless to stop this ebb and flow. It’s simply the natural circle of life. Which, unlike the cat who scratched that beaver, makes perfect sense, ecologically.
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The Wounded Samoan Warrior: One
S a i l o r ’s
By MC2 Robert R. Sanchez Defense Media Activity
ven inside a gym filled with chatter and laughter, he stands out. Built like an NFL linebacker, there is no question he is an athlete. He seems a little out of place, but he lines up in formation with the rest of his team and they begin doing warm-up drills on the freshlyglossed basketball court. With each step, his face slightly winces in discomfort and his grip tightens on the cane that’s helping him walk. Despite the pain, he still manages to put a smile on people’s faces. “My first name is Pou, can you guess my last name?” he asks with a grin broadening across his face. “It’s Pou. My name is Pou Pou, you know, like the police.” In the Navy, he is known as IT1 Pou Pou, pronounced Po-Po. But, after nearly two decades of service, that part of his journey is coming to an end. His injuries will not allow him to continue his career. “It’s been hard,” Pou said. “Every day, you anticipate that pain. It follows you everywhere. It’s hard to explain; It’s like a feeling of electrical pulses from your back down to your toes. It’s a constant pain, an irritating feeling type of pain.”
The biggest injury happened when he was on deployment. “I was on a rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB) heading from my ship to an Australian ship,” Pou said. “I’m not sure if the driver was trying to show off, but he was going pretty fast, and there were large swells. I was at the bow of the RHIB, and suddenly lost grip. Next thing I know, I’m in the air and slam my back against the area where the steering wheel was. “I thought I broke my back. I laid down for a while, until the pain went away. Knowing me as the big guy, I went on board and finished the job.” Although his back was not broken, the injury caused sciatica nerve peripheral neuropathy. Things only got worse after his first surgery when the incision got infected. He went to receive a second surgery to wash out the infection. After an additional two
IT1 Pou Pou speaks with Defense Media Activity’s MC2 Robert R. Sanchez in the lead-up to the 2017 Wounded Warrior Games, going on in Chicago June 30-July 8.
surgeries, he developed Failed Back Surgery Syndrome. Since an early age, the gentle giant has had to overcome pain. “My father passed away when I was 13,” explains Pou, who was born in Fitiuta Manu’a, American Samoa. “I only had my mom and my little sister, so I became the man of the house back in our village. One day, I woke up and decided I had to do something with my life and help support my family, so I walked down to the nearest Navy recruiting station.” In 1997, Pou headed to boot camp, and later reported to his first duty station, USS Abraham Lincoln (CNV 72), as a radioman. He went on to serve aboard two other ships and multiple shore duties in San Diego and Hawaii. “It made me proud to be in the Navy and be a Samoan warrior,” Pou said, who stands 6 feet 4 inches. “It means a lot to me, being in the Navy and carrying on that legacy of a Sailor and sea warrior.” His warrior spirit has helped him fight through countless hours of physical therapy including aqua-therapy, medical massage therapy, cupping therapy and acupuncture. In addition to his back problems, years of weight lifting and basketball have taken a toll on his knees; so much, that he’s gone through four knee surgeries. While doctors try to help his body physically recover, it is the mental anguish that Pou battles with the most. Dealing with the pain, day-in and day-out, has had an impact on his temper. Pou admits, that at times, it can be hard to live with him, but
he credits his wife and family as playing a big role in his recovery. “They’ve been very supportive – especially my wife,” he said. “They help me out a lot with my recovery. I know it’s hard; it’s been hard on everybody. I know they see something different in me now. I’m a different person; I can see it myself. But I’m getting there. I know there’s help out there.” Much of that help has come after he was introduced to the Navy Wounded Warrior program. “A good friend of mine was telling me about this program that was for the wounded warriors,” Pou said. “He gave me a point of contact and I called. It was exactly the support I was looking for.” However, getting onto the Navy’s Wounded Warrior team took more than just a simple phone call. Participants must compete in several different sports and only the best qualify. Fortunately for Pou, he was one of those selected. “It was 3 a.m. and I saw an email from somebody from (Washington) D.C.,” Pou said. “The first thing I saw was ‘Congratulations IT1 Pou.’ I woke up my wife. I was screaming, ‘I made the team.’ I know the neighbors must have been really mad. But, I didn’t care. I was happy. I just turned on the lights and prayed.” According to Jessie White, Team Navy’s archery coach, Pou’s teammates have also benefited from his participation. “He keeps everyone else inspired,” White said. “He keeps them upbeat. When you have a guy like that on your team, you don’t get those lows in your
training cause he keeps everyone excited to be here.” The same perseverance that helped him raise a little sister and take care of his mom has carried him through in training camp. “He came here at one of my intro camps and wanted to shoot archery,” White said, a former Team Army Warrior Games participant. “Well, they don’t make a lot of bows that big; that’s a big dude. The first bow I gave him, he broke about every three shots. At first I was like, ‘Look Dude, this is probably just not your sport. I love you, your attitude is great, but you’re just so big.’ But, he didn’t stop. He came back every day. Well, if this guy is willing to come back every day, I’ll keep fixing the bow. “He comes back at the trials, and same attitude. I thought he was going to go home and forget about shooting archery. Nope. He came just as motivated as day one. So, I got with some people and got him a bow that fits him now.” White, and other coaches, strive to do what they can to make their wounded warriors feel like part of the team. “Don’t let a doctor tell you that you can’t do it,” White said. “We just got to find you a way to do it. Don’t just give up; there’s always something you can do.” This year, Pou hopes to compete in seated discus/shot put, archery and seated volleyball. “I’ve always been competitive, since I was a young kid,” Pou said. “My goal right now is to win some medals. It doesn’t matter what medal, as long as we get a medal.” The 2017 Wounded Warrior Games are taking place in Chicago through July 8.
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NavOceanO traces its roots on World Hydrography Day By Rebecca Burke Eckhoff Naval Oceanographic Office Public Affairs
TENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss. (NNS) – The Naval Oceanographic Office (NavOCeanO), once known as the U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office, honored its heritage and the importance of its mission by celebrating World Hydrography Day June 26 at Stennis Space Center (SSC), home of the world’s largest concentration of hydrographers and oceanographers. Attendees of the event were invited to view and board hydrographic survey vessels while subject matter experts provided brief explanations of the newest survey equipment as well as hydrographic survey artifacts housed in NavOceanO’s on-site oceanographic library. Additionally, NavOceanO Commanding Officer Capt. Greg Ireton was joined by Hydrographer of the Navy and Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command Rear. Adm. Tim Gallaudet, and Fleet Survey Team Commanding Officer Cmdr. J.P. Garstka for a cake cutting ceremony. World “Hydro” Day 2017 marked the 96th anniversary of the establishment of the International Hydrographic Organization, which sets the standard for hydrographic surveying to support the production of safety of
navigation products. During NavOceanO’s event, Gallaudet explained the importance of hydrography, the science of surveying and charting bodies of water, and the hydrographic surveys conducted under his command. “It’s hard to believe that only five percent of the volume of the world’s oceans has been explored and only 20 percent of the world’s sea floor has been mapped to modern standards,” said Gallaudet. “There is so much we still don’t know, but we’re broadening our knowledge of the oceans and increasing the safety of navigation with every hydrographic survey conducted by the Sailors and civilians in our community.” In 1866, the mission of the newly established U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office was defined as “the improvement of the
AG2 Jesse Osborne and AG1 Alicia Scott of Fleet Survey Team explain unmanned systems capabilities of the commands hydrographic survey equipment June 26 during the Naval Oceanographic Offices World Hydrography Day celebration at Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi. Photo by Cherise Williams
means for navigating safely the vessels of the Navy and of the mercantile marine by providing ... nautical charts, sailing directions, navigators, and manuals of instructions for the use of all vessels of the United States, and for the benefit and use of navigators generally.” More than 150 years later, hydrography remains at the heart of NavOceanO’s mission. The command uses a variety of platforms – from a fleet of six TAGS 60 Class survey ships to autonomous underwater vehicles and a refurbished DC-3 aircraft – to conduct hydrographic surveys around the world every year.
NavOceanO’s Hydrographic Department supports the Navy warfighter by providing strategic, tactical and specialized hydrographic projects in support of surface and subsurface navigation. The department produces safety of navigation charting products in partnership with the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Charting products may also be released directly to the fleet for immediate military purposes. NavOceanO’s subordinate command, Fleet Survey Team, deploys globally to conduct hy-
drographic surveys and related environmental assessments to enable safe and effective maritime navigation and access to the littorals for naval and joint forces. NavOceanO, comprised of approximately 800 military, civilian and contractor personnel, uses a variety of platforms including ships, aircraft, satellite sensors, buoys and unmanned underwater vehicles to collect oceanographic and hydrographic data from the world’s oceans. For more news from Naval Oceanographic Office, visit www.navy.mil/local/navo/.
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NASWF continues buffering initiatives to protect base mission By Jay Cope NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs Officer
aval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) secured an easement to help protect the training mission of the installation June 21. The contract provides for an easement over 163 acres of undeveloped property adjacent to the northern boundary of Navy Outlying Landing Field (NOLF) Pace. The easement issues protections that ensure incompatible development of the land cannot occur in the future.
The property is under flight tracks for the helicopter training that occurs at NOLF Pace helping to ensure that future construction does not occur under accident potential zones (APZs) or clear zones. “This parcel of land offers a tremendous buffer with respect to our TH-57 (helicopter) train-
ing,” Community Planning Liaison Officer Randy Roy stated. “These transactions will positively affect the installation’s mission for decades to come.” The closing is part of a cooperative effort between the Navy and Santa Rosa County that helps ensure the continuity of training at the installation and protects the $1.19 billion economic impact that NAS Whiting Field provides to the county every year. The easement was purchased for $571,000 with 75 percent paid by the Navy with funds from the Readiness Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) program. Under the program, the Navy paid $428,000 with Santa Rosa County picking up the remainder of the costs.
“Whiting is more than Whiting Field proper. It includes twelve outlying landing fields, five in Santa Rosa County,” Santa Rosa County Commissioner Don Salter stated. “It is just as important for us to buffer these outlying landing fields as NAS Whiting Field itself.” Easements are far less expensive to obtain than outright purchases of the property and entail no maintenance costs expenditures for the military. Additionally, easements encourage far more willing sellers as the owners are able to continue to use the land, in its current state, in perpetuity. NOLF Pace is one of five outlying landing fields used by Training Air Wing Five to prepare military aviators for their
future careers as helicopter pilots. The field routinely enables about 130,000 flight operations annually – approximately 26 percent of the helicopter training performed at NAS Whiting Field. TraWing-5 produces more than 550 helicopter pilots for the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard as well as a fair number of pilots for allied nations. “The rotary-wing training mission is an important one to our Navy and its ability to protect the nation,” NASWF Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau said. “The buffering initiatives we execute with the county are an important part of ensuring the future success of that mission here at NAS Whiting Field.”
Feds Feeds Family initiative begins onboard NASWF Story, photo by Jamie Link NASWF Public Affairs Office
Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) embarked on its fifth-annual Feds Feed Families (FFF) campaign in June. The ongoing program collects and distributes donations of food for needy families in the local area. The program runs through Aug. 31. Working in conjunction with Commander, Naval Installations Command (CNIC), the Naval Air Station Whiting Field command religious program will implement and coordinate charity efforts on the installation. The program has collected nearly 2,000 pounds of food each year, supporting more than 600 families. As in previous year’s efforts, the base chapel has partnered with the NAS Whiting Field Commissary in selling $5 and $10 pre-wrapped bags of groceries for the convenience of those wishing to donate. Commissary cashiers will inform each customer of their opportunity to donate during checkout and will accept donations of pre-wrapped bags and other grocery items. In addition to the commissary’s col-
Naval Air Station Whiting Field DeCA Commissary store worker Jack Moore shows off one of the pre-made bags in the designated red collection bins for the food drive sponsored by Feds Feed Families campaign. The program is supported with the collection efforts from NAS Whiting Field Chapel religious program.
lection efforts, red donation bins have been placed around the installation including locations at the commissary, base chapel, command building, Training Air Wing Five building and fitness center. These bins are for Feds Feed Families donations exclusively, and will be picked up once each week, or as needed, until the end of the program. The Feds Feed Families program is
implemented across nearly all agencies of the federal government, and was created to help food banks and pantries to bolster their supplies of food during the summer months, when donations are traditionally down and need increases. The Feds Feed Families website reminds readers, “By donating food, you’re helping to get meals to children, seniors and families who need them.”
The NAS Whiting Field chapel will deliver all the donated groceries to the local food bank, Feeding the Gulf Coast, formerly the Bay Area Food Bank. “One in six families along the Gulf Coast struggle with hunger. Supporting the Feds Feeds Families Program is our opportunity to help stop some of that hunger,” NAS Whiting Field Command Chaplain Lt. Cmdr. Michael Griggs said. Grocery items that are of high fiber, low sugar or low sodium products are in particular demand. Examples of these specific grocery items include; canned vegetables and fruits, canned or dry beans, peanut butter, hot and cold cereals, 100 percent juice, and canned tuna, salmon or chicken. Griggs is looking forward to a succesful drive this year. “Thank you in advance for your generous contributions; your gift really matters to someone in need,” Griggs said. Further questions and concerns can be directed to Griggs at the NAS Whiting Field Chapel at (850) 665-6110. To learn more about Feds Feeds Families, visit their website at https:// www. usda. gov/ our-agency /initiatives/ feds- feedfamilies.
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GOSPORT CLEP and DSST test marathon
Coastline’s National Test Center will be hosting a CLEP and DSST Test Marathon July 20-28. Coastline is located onboard NAS Pensacola in Bldg. 634, Ste. 23: the former Navy College Building. Testers may arrive at any time between the hours of 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and test without a reservation. This is the perfect time for students who plan to graduate in August to take those final exams. Remember to bring two forms of identification with you and the registration ticket for CLEP exams. For more information, or instructions on how to order a CLEP exam, contact Wendy Spradlin at 455-9577 or email email@example.com.
Physicals for children available at NHP
Partyline submissions You can submit information for possible publication in Partyline by sending an e-mail to Mike@BallingerPublishing.com. 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.
Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) has announced dates for the annual School/Sports/Camp Physical Rodeo. The next session is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon July 15 at the NHP Family Medicine Clinic. Other dates are July 29 and Aug. 5. The rodeo allows parents enrolled at the Family Medicine Clinic to bring children to the hospital on specific Saturdays to complete a physical for school, sports or camp. The exams are for children ages 4 and older, including children new to the area. Appointments are encouraged; however, walk-ins will be accepted from 8 to 11 a.m. Parents should bring any required paperwork. For more information, call 505-7120.
tude Battery (DLAB) or the Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) for foreign languages? Tests are administered from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Wednesday at the Navy Foreign Language Testing Office NASP Testing Lab in Bldg. 634. Test appointments are accepted by e-mail only. For appointments and language testing counseling, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about what the Center for Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture offers at http://www.netc.navy.mil/ centers/ciwt/clrec/.
Military children can sign up for VBS
Free Scottish dance classes announced
Naval Air Station Pensacola’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. July 31-Aug. 4 at the J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg. 634. Registration forms are available at Bldg. 634. All children of Pensacola area military, ages 4-12 (or those entering the sixth grade this fall) are invited to launch into orbit as Galactic Starveyors. Children will have an out of this world time as they study scripture, play games, make crafts and enjoy snacks. The children will also learn about caring and sharing as they collect canned and dry foods for donation to the local food bank. For more information, call 452-2342.
Free Scottish dance classes are being offered at the Dance Craft Dance Studio, 8618 Pensacola Blvd., from 6 to 8 p.m. every Sunday. No partner or experience is necessary. For more information, contact Holly Sherman at 607-9200.
Kids Connection Summer 2017
Warrington Presbyterian Church is inviting children from grades K (completed) - fifth for “Kids Connection Summer 2017.” This free VBS alternative will be held Tuesday evenings, July 11, July 18 and July 25 from 5:30-7:30 pm and includes children’s supper, games, Bible stories, videos and crafts. Warrington Presbyterian Church is located at 406 S. Navy Blvd. For more info go to www.wpca.net or call the church office at 455-0301.
Dates announced for basketball camp
The 38th Chip Boes Championship Basketball Camp will feature two more sessions at Malcolm Yonge Community Center, 925 East Jackson St. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 7-13. Sessions are scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon July 17-21. Cost is $85 per session. Multiple session and multiple camper discounts are available. For more information or to register, contact Chip Boes at 968-9299 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Movie at museum lets you go to sea
Audiences can explore the marvels of naval technology and experience being aboard a carrier at sea in “Aircraft Carrier,” a new giant screen film showing at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. daily at the Naval Aviation Memorial Giant Screen Theater at the National Naval Aviation Museum. With unprecedented logistical assistance and access by the U.S. Navy, “Aircraft Carrier” places audiences aboard a Nimitz-class carrier, during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercises, which involved more than 22 nations and 55 ships. “Aircraft Carrier” also brings audiences aboard the Navy’s newest submarines and into the cockpit of the Navy’s next generation aircraft, the F-35. The Naval Aviation Memorial Giant Screen Theater is located onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. For information on tickets and show times, call 4532389 or go to www.navalaviationmuseum.org/ attractions/giant-screen-theater/.
Free trolley service available at beach
The free trolley service on Pensacola Beach, provided by the Santa Rosa Island Authority, is now in full swing. There will be three free, open-air trolleys servicing the beach daily. While one trolley is running east, another will be running west. The third trolley will remain in the core area moving passengers around the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk, Casino Beach and Via De Luna as far as Avenida 10. Trolleys pick up and drop off passengers at designated trolley stops. Trolleys operate from 5 p.m. until last call at around midnight, seven days a week. This free service will continue until Sept. 4. For more information, go to www.visitpensacola beach.com/trolley-information.
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American Legion car shows planned
American Legion Post No. 240, 8666 Gulf Beach Highway, is presenting a series of car shows from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. the first Sunday of every month until November. The events are open to the public. Cars, trucks, motorcycles and rat rods can be registered for a donation of $5. The events will also feature fried catfish beginning at noon until the fish runs out. For more information, contact Trent Hathaway at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weekly cleanups target waterfront areas Ocean Hour FL conducts weekly waterfront cleanups at local parks and beaches in the Pensacola and Santa Rosa area. On a monthly basis volunteers spend an hour each Saturday morning at the following locations: • Naval Live Oaks, first Saturday. • Chimney Park, second Saturday. • Bay Bluffs Park, second Saturday. • Project Greenshores, third Saturday. • Bartram Park, third Saturday. • Fort Pickens, fourth Saturday. • Park East, fifth Saturday. • Park West, fifth Saturday. Volunteers can pre-register at www.ocean hourfl.com, but registration is not required. Sign-ins are at 8:45 a.m., and cleanups are from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Ocean Hour FL provides supplies. For more information, call 207-9326 or 450-1112 or e-mail email@example.com.
Retired Activities Office needs help Do you have four to six hours free a week? The Navy’s Retired Activities Office, located in the Fleet and Family Support Center, Bldg. 625, is looking for military retirees/survivors to staff its office. Duties include; casualty reporting, assisting survivors in obtaining benefits and answering general questions concerning retirement benefits. The position requires a desire to assist your fellow retirees and survivors, and an administrative background with knowledge of computer programs such as MS Outlook, Word, etc.. For more information, call 452-5622 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
NMCRS offers interest-free loans The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) offers a safe alternative to payday loans. The Quick Assist Loan (QAL) Program is an interest-free loan for up to $500, available to active-duty Navy and Marine Corps service members. These need-based loans are repayable by allotment within 10 months. The loans are designed to help with emergency needs for basic living expenses. Any active-duty Sailor or Marine who has no outstanding loans from the society and is in good standing is eligible to receive a QAL. To apply for a QAL, bring your most recent Leave and Earning Statement (showing all pays and entitlements) and your active-duty ID card to the NASP NMCRS office at 91 Radford Blvd. For more information, call 452-2300 or go to www.nmcrs.org.
You can join Coast Guard Auxiliary
For more than 75 years, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary has offered citizens an opportunity to gain education and training while assisting the U.S. Coast Guard. Auxiliarists may choose among programs such as boating safety, public education, public affairs, Interpreter Corps, communications, Marine Environmental Programs (MEP), operations and U.S. Coast Guard support. Anyone interested in joining the Milton Flotilla can
attend a meeting at 6 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at the City of Milton Fire Station, 5321 Stewart St. For more information, go to www.cgaux.org or www.flotilla18.com.
PSC program offers help to veterans The Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program at Pensacola State College helps prepare eligible veterans for entry into college by offering free, non-credited refresher courses. The program also helps veterans apply for financial aid and scholarships. Classes are available throughout the year. The Veterans Upward Bound office is located in Bldg. 6 at Pensacola State College. For more information or to set up an appointment to talk to a representative, call retired Navy Cmdr. Mark Nisbett at 484-2068.
Red Cross volunteers serve at hospital
The American Red Cross could use your help if you have four hours a week to be of service to the patients, families and staff of Naval Hospital Pensacola. Duties include transporting patients in wheelchairs, answering the phone and giving directions to the hospital or inside the hospital. To sign up as a volunteer or for more information, call 505-6036 (from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday).
Counseling available at vet center Active-duty service members who served in a combat or war zone and their family members can get free counseling at the Pensacola Vet Center, 4504 Twin Oaks Drive. The services offered include: • Individual, group and family readjustment counseling to assist active duty service members in making a successful transition from combat to garrison or civilian life • Post-traumatic stress disorder treatment and help with other related problems that affect functioning within the family, work, school or other areas of everyday life • Military sexual trauma counseling for active-duty service members of both genders Active-duty service members will be required to provide documentation by their third visit indicating they have served in a combat or war zone to continue counseling. These services are also available to family members of active duty combat service members and any combat veteran. For more information on Vet Center services, call 4565886.
Group offers introduction to gliders
Members of the Coastal Soaring Association are offering introductory glider flights on Saturday and Sunday and some weekdays at Elsanor Airport, 21810 Koier Road, about 12 miles west of the state line on Highway 90 in Elsanor, Ala. Fly in one of the association’s two place gliders, which are towed to 3,000 feet, then released. Introductory flight costs $95. Then, if you decide you would like to learn to fly gliders yourself, you can join the association. Contact Emmett Moran at (404) 822-6502 or e-mail email@example.com. For more information, go to http://coastalsoaring.org.
Open mic night at Cultural Center West Florida Literary Federation invites you to open mic Tuesday, July 18. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. and a reading from The Existence of Pity by Jeannie Zokan will start at 7 p.m.. Open mic will begin after the reading. The literary federation open mic night is free to attend and will be held at Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 S. Jefferson Str., room 201. For more information, call 723-2112.
Special Fourth of July blood drive Looking to save lives and celebrate the fourth of July? You can donate blood at any OneBlood Donor Center through July 10 and enjoy a special fourth of July Tervis® Tumbler and a $10 eGift Card, plus a wellness checkup including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count and cholestrol screening. To find the center nearest you and make an appointment, visit www.oneblood.org/locations or call 1-8889-DONATE. Walk-Ins are welcome.
Pensacola Viva Festival dates Celebrate Pensacola’s Spanish heritaege at the annual Viva Festival de San Fermin July 13 to July 15 at Seville Quarter. Enjoy a Spanish Wine Dinner July 13 with food and wines selected by connoisseur Bill Carlton, priced at $70 per person (gratuity not included) and with reservations limited to eighty guests. Attend the opening ceremony July 14 and run with the bulls July 15. Registration for the running of the bulls between June 30 and July 14 the price will be $25 and on the morning of the event the cost will be $30. You can register for the 2017 Running of the Bulls in the Seville Quarter Wine Shop or on-line at Sevillequarter.com For complete information, rules and sponsors can be viewed at pensabulls.com. Also visit the Seville Quarter website at www.sevillequarter.com or call 434-6211.
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Avoid a thirsty fate ...
Hydrate! By Cmdr. Connie Scott Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center http://navymedicine.navylive.dodlive.mil/
e all know that water is good for us. But do you know just how critical it really is? Consider this – you can survive for weeks without food, but you can only live for days without water. It’s that important. Water helps replenish fluid loss, regulate temperature, protect organs, keep joints moving, transport other nutrients throughout your body and eliminate waste. Let’s take a look at your basic hydration needs and ways to determine if you’re meeting them, as well as how your needs increase due to physical activity and tips for preventing dehydration. Hydration needs: Your main source of hydration should always be water. The amount of water that your body needs is based on a variety of factors, two of which are body weight and physical activity. You must meet your hydration needs daily, because your
body loses water through regular activities such as sweating, urinating and even breathing. Use the table below to identify your recommended daily hydration needs based on your body weight. Body weight – ounces/day 120 pounds 60-120 oz./day 150 pounds 75-150 oz./day 175 pounds 90-175 oz./day 200 pounds 100-200 oz./day 225 pounds 115-225 oz./day 250 pounds 125-200 oz./day It’s important to note that if you are thirsty, your body is already dehydrated. Hydrating for physical activity: If you engage in high-intensity physical activity, you may need additional water to offset your fluid loss. Follow these helpful hints to ensure
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proper hydration before, during, and after physical activity.
Drink 17-20 oz. of water two-to-three hours before physical activity. Drink 7-10 oz. of water every 10-20 minutes during physical activity. Drink 16-24 oz. of water for every pound of body weight lost after physical activity. Water is the best option for replacing fluids; however, sports drinks can help replenish electrolytes such as sodium and potassium. Only opt for sports drinks before, during or after high-intensity physical activity exceeding 45-60 minutes and follow these tips: • Select sports drinks with 110 milligrams (mg) sodium and 30 mg potassium per 8 oz. • Consider sports drinks with 200 mg sodium per 8 oz. and added electrolytes if you are an excessively salty sweater, meaning you can see or feel salt on your skin when
your sweat dries. Tips for hydrating: You can get water from fruits and vegetables such as oranges and celery, but you get most of it from the fluids that you drink. To help meet your daily hydration needs, follow these tips: • Make hydrating a priority – carry a water bottle to drink on the go. • Choose water over sugarsweetened, caffeinated or alcoholic beverages. • Add lemon, lime or cucumber to your water to enhance the taste. Proper hydration can improve your health, enhance your performance and replace fluid loss following physical exertion. Remember to meet your hydration needs by drinking water throughout the day. Once you’ve identified your needs based on the information above, pour yourself a glass of water and start drinking to your health.
Hyperthermia, heat injuries strike quickly By Patrick Gordon Naval District Washington Public Affairs
WASHINGTON (NNS) – Summer heat can be a joy to some and burden to others. Whether relishing in the warmth, or trying to avoid it, the rising temperature can wreak havoc on the body. The Red Cross advises being informed of weather conditions and expected heat waves, and to be aware of any personal physical conditions such as heart disease
or high blood pressure that can put a person at higher risk of being affected by a heat related emergency. If a local heat advisory is in effect, avoid or postpone outdoor activities and stay inside, preferably in air conditioned spaces. Wear loose-fitting clothing; drink water. If a person is affected by a heat emergency, they will display certain tell-tale symptoms. Heat exhaustion is characterized by cool, moist, pale, ashen or flushed skin; headache; nausea; dizziness; weakness and exhaustion. Heat stroke – usually caused when heat exhaustion is
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Jokes & Groaners Blazingly bad jokes Q: What does a bee do when it is hot? A: He takes off his yellow jacket. It was during a heat wave in July one summer when I saw this sign on a telephone pole. “Garage sale this Sunday, 7 a.m. until 100 degrees.” It’s so hot – the soup company has changed the directions on its cans to “Just pour and eat.” It’s so hot – All the water buffalo at the zoo evaporated. It’s so hot – I saw a dog chasing a cat and they were both walking. It’s so hot – You discover that it only takes two fingers to drive your car. “Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” – Sam Keen
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USO open house showcases updated facility Story, photo by Ens. Kristina Wiedemann NASP Public Affairs
nited Services Organizations (USO) Northwest Florida hosted an open house at their NAS Pensacola facility June 14 to show the changes and updates that have been made over the last year. Volunteers and employees from the USO, local Starbucks coffee shops and SzotCheesecakes in ski’s Pensacola were present for tastings and demonstrations on the new amenities being offered. Everyone who stopped in was given two free raffle tickets to win items that were donated. The owner of Szotski’s Cheesecakes, Jason Szot, brought his son, Chance, along to teach him selfless service and giving back to the
community. “We love our local military members,” Szot said. “I served for 26 years in the Navy and am happy to be here to spend time with young Sailors and Marines.” According to the USO, there are more than 200 locations worldwide being visited more than 7 million times in 2016 by service members and their families. The NAS Pensacola USO is located at 153 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625-D (behind NASP
NAS Pensacola From Joelle O’Daniel-Lopez Environmental Protection Specialist NAVFAC Southeast Public Works Department
The annual drinking water quality reports for NAS Pensacola/Corry Station and Saufley Field water systems are available on the NAS Pensacola website. Visit https:// www. cnic. navy. mil/ content/ dam/ cnic/ cnrse/ images/ NAS%20PENSACOLA/NAS_Pensacola_Corry_CCR_2016.pdf
(Left-right) NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Martin and his wife, Catherine, along with NASP Executive Officer Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez attend an open house at USO Northwest Florida onboard NAS Pensacola. The USO has added new amenities for local servicemembers.
Fleet and Family Support Center); the phone number is 455-8280.
If you would like more information about donating to, or volunteering for the USO
and https: //www. cnic. navy. mil/ content/ dam/ cnic/ cnrse/ images/ NAS%20PENSACOLA/ NAS_ Saufley_ Field_ CCR_2016.pdf to view the 2016 Annual Drinking Water Quality reports for NAS Pensacola/Corry Station and Saufley Field water systems and learn more about your water. If you prefer a paper copy, contact Integrated Science Solutions Inc. at 452-3908. NAS Pensacola routinely monitors for contaminants in your drinking water according to the fed-
of Northwest Florida, visit https:// northwest florida. uso.org.
eral and state laws, rules and regulations. Except where indicated otherwise, this report is based on the results of our monitoring for the period of Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2016. Data obtained before Jan 1, 2016, and presented in the report are from the most recent testing done in accordance with the laws, rules and regulations. For more information about these reports or concerning your water utility, contact the NASP Water Quality Manager at 452-3131, ext. 3027.
GOSPORT Fleet and Family Support Center
The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Emergency Preparedness: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 14 and July 21 at FFSC. Each type of disaster requires measures to keep you and your family safe. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • Newcomer Spouse Orientation: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. July 21. Workshop will acquaint spouses with military and community resources. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • Parenting Tips for Blended Families: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 10 and July 24. A discussion of the challenges and joys of living in a blended family. All military parents welcome. For information or to register, call 452-5990. • Anger Control: 10 a.m. to noon July 19 and July 26 (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 4525609. • Imagination Station: 10 a.m. to noon every third Thursday of the month at Blue Wahoo Stadium. The next meeting is July 21. The NASP New Parent Support program partners with the Imagination Station for a military family play date. Meet some military families and let your children play. For more information, call 452-5609. • New spouse and newcomer class: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. July 21. Meet other new military spouses, and gather informational materials. Workshop will help spouses prepare for their responsibilities and acquaint them with military and community resources. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • Partner in Parenting: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 25. This is for expectant parents, new parent and parents of toddlers-up to 2 years of age. For more information or to register, call 452-5990 or 452-5609. • Who Cares What's on My Credit Report?: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 26. Learn how to develop a spending/budget plan. To register or for more information, call 452-
Worship schedule NAS Pensacola Protestant • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Chapel choir, meets following the 10:15 a.m. Sunday service at 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.
SAPR If you are a victim of sexual assault, it is not your fault. Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away: • The SafeHelpline: Provides live, one-on-one crisis support and information by trained staff. Call: (877) 995-5247; click: www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247, CONUS; (202) 470-5546, OCONUS (may be extra charges for OCONUS). • The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program: Provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to non-intimate partner adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services, safety interventions and/or transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted re-
• Meeting: 6 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Thursday, J.B. McKamey Center. For more information, call 452-2341. NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, fellowship hall vice conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, choir room vice sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Contemporary worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by fellowship at 7:30 p.m. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Latter Day Saints • Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, call 452-6376. port, the victim may report to his/her chain-of-command, 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 duty SARC, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.
CREDO Chaplain’s Religious Enrichment Development Operation
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 more information, call 623-7212. Other services Jewish • B’nai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., services 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 433-7311. • Temple Beth El, 800 North Palafox St., services 7 p.m. Friday (6 p.m. first Friday of each month). For information, call 438-3321 or go to http://templebethelofpensacola.org. Seventh-day Adventist • Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1080 North Blue Angel Parkway, services at 11 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 453-3442.
(CREDO) Southeast offers retreats enabling military members and their families to develop personal and spiritual resources in order to meet the unique challenges of military life. For more information or to register for any of the CREDO training programs, call 452-2093, or e-mail NASP CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford at firstname.lastname@example.org. Upcoming workshops include: • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 22 and Aug. 23 at the J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg. 634, NAS Pensacola. The workshop is for anyone who wants to feel more competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. It is open to active-duty, DoD and civilian employees. Advance registration required. Participation in the full two days is required. • Marriage Enrichment Retreat: Aug. 18-10 at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Ala. Topics include love language, communication skills, problem solving, goal setting and strengthening family relationships
Childcare is not provided. All legally married active-duty servicemembers and their spouses are eligible to attend. Register by e-mail to Ray Doss at Ray.doss.ctr@ navy.mil or call (228) 871-3504. • Family Enrichment Retreat: Sept. 8-10 at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Ala. Topics include love language, communication skills, problem solving, goal setting and strengthening family relationships Childcare is available for ages 7 and younger. All legally married active-duty servicemembers and their spouses are eligible to attend.
L.I.N.K.S. for Spouses Lifestyle, Insights, Networking, Knowledge and Skills (L.I.N.K.S.) is an overview of the Marine Corps lifestyle. It’s a great way to meet other military spouses and an introduction to all that the military and the city of Pensacola has to offer. It’s fun, informative and beneficial. Class dates are Sept. 16, Oct. 14 and Dec. 2. Times are 8:303:30 p.m.; classes are held at MATSG-21 headquarters (Bldg. 3450), in the commanding officer’s conference room. To register, contact Shanel Gainey, MCFTB Trainer at 4529460 ext. 3012 or e-mail Shanel. Gainey@usmc.mil.
Fresh Start: Quit tobacco now The NAS Pensacola Safety Department, sponsored by Naval Hospital Pensacola, is starting a tobacco cessation program for NASP and NASP Corry Station called FreshStart. By having sessions on NASP, it’s hoped to make it easier for personnel interested in the program to attend sessions on base. Group or individual instruction is available. Classes/individual counseling will be held in Bldg.1500 at NASP. Four sessions, one hour per week Next class is July 19, 10-11 a.m., Bldg. 1500, Rm. 129. To register, and for more infor-
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Morale, Welfare and Recreation 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.
The First Tee of Northwest Floridaâ€™s Golf & Life Skills Training Facility is now open at the former Warrington â€œGoofy Golfâ€? site, 3924 W. Navy Blvd, Pensacola.
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he 36-hole former â€œGoofy Golfâ€? miniature golf course in Warrington is open again, with a new focus.
The First Tee of Northwest Florida acquired the property in spring 2016 as its headquarters and training facility. The First Tee is a nonprofit that teaches youth golf and life skills. The public will be able to pay fees to play miniature golf or rent the facility when classes arenâ€™t in session. Fees will go directly to support The First Teeâ€™s youth programs in Northwest Florida. Military, student, senior and member discounts are offered. Once completed, participants of The First Tee will have full access to all areas of the facility. â€œMiniature golf is just part of what we will use to teach the game
of golf to our area youth,â€? said Marty Stanovich, executive director. â€œYou can improve your putting by playing miniature golf, but our longterm vision is to have a facility where youth can work on all aspects of the game, including life skills and academics.â€? The organization is still renovating areas of the 1.4-acre facility on Navy Boulevard. Built in 1958, The First Tee is converting the batting cages into a driving range, and is soon to break ground on a chipping green and practice bunker. The final phase will add a floating golf ball driving range into West Jackson Lake under a partnership/agreement with Escambia County.
Numerous area companies have donated to the project, providing free windows, carpet, cleaning and more when the nonprofit purchased the property. â€œThe community has really turned out to support us,â€? Stanovich said. â€œPeople want to see this program succeed, and for new life to be brought to this historic piece of Pensacola.â€? For more information or hours of operation visit www.thefirstteenwfl.org or call 456-7010. About The First Tee of Northwest Florida: The First Tee of Northwest Florida is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit youth development organization whose mission is to impact the lives of young people by promoting character development and life-enhancing values through the First Teeâ€™s â€œLife Skills Learning Experienceâ€? and the game of golf.
At the movies: NAS Pensacola Portside Cinema FRIDAY
â€œCaptain Underpantsâ€? (2D), (PG), 5 p.m.; â€œMeagan Leavey,â€? (PG13), 5:30 p.m.; â€œWonder Womanâ€? (2D), (PG13), 7 p.m.; â€œThe Mummyâ€? (2D), (PG13), 8 p.m.
â€œCaptain Underpantsâ€? (3D), (PG), 11:30 a.m.; â€œMeagan Leavey,â€? (PG13), 12:30 p.m.; â€œWonder Womanâ€? (3D), (PG13), 1:30 p.m.; â€œThe Mummyâ€? (3D), (PG13), 4:30 p.m.; â€œPirates of the Caribbeanâ€? (3D), (PG13), 7 p.m.; â€œCaptain Underpantsâ€? (2D), (PG), 3 p.m.; â€œWonder Womanâ€? (2D), (PG13), 5 p.m.; â€œThe Mummyâ€? (2D), (PG13), 7:30 p.m.
â€œCaptain Underpantsâ€? (2D), (PG), noon and 2 p.m.; â€œEverything, Everything,â€? (PG13), 12:30 p.m.; â€œThe Mummyâ€? (2D), (PG13), 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.; â€œWonder Womanâ€? (2D), (PG13), 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.; â€œBaywatchâ€? (R), 7:30 p.m.
â€œCaptain Underpantsâ€? (3D), (PG), 5 p.m.; â€œThe Mummyâ€? (2D), (PG13), 5:10 p.m.; â€œWonder Womanâ€? (3D), (PG13), 7 p.m.; â€œMeagan Leavey,â€? (PG13), 7:30 p.m.
Admission is free for all movies on Wednesday: â€œSmurfs: The Lost Village,â€? (PG), noon and 2 p.m.; â€œDiary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul,â€? PG, 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.; â€œEverything, Everything,â€? (PG13), 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.; â€œAlien: Covenant,â€? (R), 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
â€œCaptain Underpantsâ€? (2D), (PG), 5 p.m.; â€œWonder Womanâ€? (2D), (PG13), 6 p.m.; â€œPirates of the Caribbeanâ€? (2D), (PG13), 7 p.m.
Get â€œGolf Readyâ€?: Interested in hitting the links, but donâ€™t know where to start? NAS Pensacolaâ€™s A.C. Read golf course offers a comprehensive five-week plan to get you â€œGolf Ready.â€? PGA certified instructors will teach everything you â€˘ Disc Golf: NASP from the basics of has multiple Disc MWR putting to the keys courses on NAS Golf of hitting those Pensacola and at Blue long drives. Just Angel Recreation Park one hour per for your enjoyment. Disc week, and you'll be golf combines frisbee ready to hit the and golfing as a way to greens. Next class practice skill and athletistarts July 24. cism. The courses range Summer sesfrom beginner to intersions: â€˘ July 24mediate in difficulty. The Aug. 21, 5-6 p.m. course at Radford Fitâ€˘ July 25-Aug. ness Center is open 22, 5-6 p.m. Monday through Saturâ€˘ July 29-Aug. day. For more information, call 452-9845. The 26, 8-9 a.m. course at Blue Angel Cost: ActiveRecreation Park is open duty, retired miliseven days a week, with tary and families, rentals available Thurs$89; civilian guests day through Monday. For $99. more information, call For more infor281-5489. mation call Josh Meador or Wayland Abernathy III at 452-2454. â€˘ Summer Reading Program: Weekly sessions for children take place at the NASP Library, 250 Chambers Ave., Bldg. 634. The Reading by Design summer program will be presented from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. each Wednesday during the summer months. Children will get a chance to do crafts, enjoy refreshments, hear stories and win prizes. For more information, call 452-4362. â€˘ Movies on the Lawn: Free family movies will be shown every second and fourth Saturday at dusk in front of the Portside Gym, Bldg. 627. You can also enjoy free popcorn. Bring your lawn chair, blankets and coolers. For more information, call 452-2372. â€˘ Karate class: Shotokan Karate classes are $20 per month at Portside Gym, Bldg. 627, for active-duty and family members ($22 for DoD). For more information call 452-7810, 452-7813 or 291-0940. â€˘ Corry Station Child Development Center (CDC) has space for free Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) for the 2017-18 school year. The program offers a high quality educational program with qualified teachers for all children fouryears-old on or before Sept. 1 of the program year. For additional information call 458-6588.
COST Regular: $4 adults, $2 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger
3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger
A.A. A.A. C Cunningham unningham R Road oad ppaving aving notice notice ... Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast (NavFac SE) has awarded a contract to mill and overlay A.A. Cunningham Road on NAS Pensacola. The work is scheduled to begin the week of Sept. 12 and expected to takee four weekss to complete. Watch for â€œRoad Closedâ€? and â€œDetourâ€? signs. Detour routes to facilities in the area will be Page Road to Warehouse Road and Farrar Road to Pat Bellinger Road. Drivers should observe the warning signs and proceed with caution around the work z o n es . T h e wo rk sch e d u le is we ath er d e p en d e n t. F o r q u esti o n s o r mo re i n fo rmati o n , co n tac t th e PWD Co n stru cti o n Man ag e r Br ya n Moeller at 452-3131, ext. 3077.
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Liberty program events at NAS Pensacola and Corry Station target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. You must sign up in advance for off-base trips. For more information, call 452-2372 or go to http://naspensacola-mwr.com.
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Sandy’s Good Times Dance. Friday nights blast from oldies. Saturday nights good times. Each night $10. 8-11pm. Doors open 7:45pm. 1707 West Fairfield Dr. 850458-1979. pensacoladanceclub. com.
Jet band saw. King size oak $1500. 944-5763 poster bed with nice pillow top MS Surface Pro mattress and ¾ backlit key- matching nine board. New in drawer dresser. box. $75. 914- $600 for the set. 292-8951 (850) 492-0292
NAS Pensacola seeking FUN Host Families for HS age foreign exchange students 2017-2018 academic year. Bring culture to YOU! Jennifer 850-857-9534
Used 50” Samsung LED TV. 42in. Panasonic $200. 202-779- flat screen TV 5411 w/Panasonic surround sound Brand new iPad 5 speakers and Pro 64GB. $350. DVD. 850-434202-779-5411 2608
Air conditioner, window, 8,000 BTU, 110 volt, works good. $75. 850-434-5398
iPad Air 2 64 GB new. $300. Hadji Shrine, 202-779-5411 Pensacola Gun and Knife Show, New Studio July 15-16,2017. Beats $150. 2029AM to 5PM. 779-5411 Concealed Weapons Classes. 800 New 50” LG W. Nine Mile Smart TV $375. Rd. Information - 202-779-5411 850-456-7932 and 850-476- 380 cal. 1911 9384. “Colt Pony” semi-auto handArticles Sale gun. Very rare, Articlesfor for Sale made in the early Honda sefl- 60’s in Washpropelled lawn ington DC by mower with Firearms Int’l. grass catcher. $500.00 Call Runs great. $125. David 850-484944-5763 8998 Khakis and choker whites. $10. 944-5763
Charcoal propane grill. Works and in great condition. $75 (850) 4920292
Articles for Sale 80-year old men’s lifetime collection of mementos. More than 100 items in a dovetail walnut box. Examples incl. sling, old marbles, duck bands, sports cards, rattlesnake rings, rifle scopes, loopholes, caliber rings, so forth. $30 for box and contents. 4171694
Snapper fishing Penn level-wind reel and snappersized rod. Good line. Ready to fish. $20. 4542 complete 9486 cemetery lots w/2 side by side SCUBA spear lined vaults, one gun. A.B. Biller double marker, 3 band wood two caskets gun. Like new. Paid $425. Sell 2 Cemetery for $200. 417lots, Rose Lawn 1694 Cemetery, Gulf Breeze. Lots are Puma Wounded under shade of Warrior Comlarge oak tree, memorative Rifarthest from fle 44 Mag 20” street, easy ac- SS New. Never cess to grave fired. $950. 334sites, $1100 714-8042 each (priced below market Bass rider boat value $1390 w/ rotor motor. each), nicely Men’s bicycle. maintained cem- Bird cages. etery. 850-292- House genera1035 tor. Concession supplies. Men’s clothes XXL and XXXL. 4552966
Articles for Sale I have 2 plots located in the Garden of Honor II spaces #145C (1&2). There is 1 vault, 1 open and close, and 1 comp. granite marker base. Valued at $6445.00 asking $5000.00 OBO. 850-626-4710
3 piece Lane sectional sofa with coffee table and two end tables (glass tops). $250. 850-291-8567
2006 Vulcan 900 Classic LT. 36k miles. Runs/ rides great. Only @2300.00. This is a steal. Text 4 0 9 - 2 5 6 - 9 11 3 for more info.
Immaculate 1BR apt w/kitchen; adjoins home w/pool. Nice area near Olive & Scenic. $650 per mo includes utilities. Phone or text at 703618-9875. 6162 Cherokee Road, Milton, FL4BR/2BA corner lot home. 10 minutes to Whiting Field. Large detached shop/fenced backyard. $1100 a month. 601741-1314
4BR/2 full bath. 6 acres of land. 6 ft cahin link voice. Brick home in Cantonment area. $95K OBO. 850-2919562 or 850-2924216
Nissan Altima 2003, runs good but A/C needs repair, ready to sell $2500 OBO. Penn 4400 SS 850-516-5429 reel and power graft rod. New Nissan Altima $165 value, sell 2006, 2.5s Sefor $70. 476- dan, 4D, 5 Speed, 3592 brown custom paint job, 102K Apple Macbook mi., 1 owner, Pro. 2 years old. excellent cond. $500 firm. 850- 850-629-8848 458-2858 2011 Honda Set of 4 17” Civic LX Coupe, mustang wheels/ Low miles rims with tires on (43,450), great them. Tires are condition. $7800. like new. $600. Call or text 850Call Alex 850- 501-8570 557-2304 1990 Corvette Brass Stand Convertible, hot up mirror with car!, red/white matching brass top, 6 speed manand glass vanity. ual, 70K miles, red Good condition. leather interior, gaAsking $100. rage kept, Owner 850-291-8567 PCSing. $8500. 850-207-9708 Stand up jewelry box cher- 2011 Lexus ry color, great RX350 Chamcondition. $25. pagne Exterior, 850-291-8567 Tan Interior, Moon Roof, 73K Miles. Just serviced, great condition. $19,000. 850-516-9197
Harley Davidson heritage classic. Beautiful. Rich, deep metallic blue. 39K miles. $5K. 850-529-8633 Boats Boats 2004 Bayliner 18ft. Walk through, 125 hp, Mercury, galvanized trailer, in water demo in Gulf Breeze, SS prop, ski bar, just serviced, new battery, excellent condition! $7700. Call Neil 850-393-3438 RealESTATE Estate REAL RentalRental Nice clean furnished room. Private bath. Utilities included. Use of common areas. No drugs/ pets. Great area, west nine mile road. $500/150. 850-207-2248
Good fenced home. Like new. 3BR/2.5 BA. 2300 Sq Ft. 2 miles from Navy Hospital. Springlake West Subdivision. 455-2966 4BR 2BA 2Car garage, 1860 sqft brick/vinyl 1 story, large detached shop, privacy fence, ½ acre corner lot, 10 min to NASWF. $165K. 601-7411314
5299 Balfour Place, Pensacola, FL 32507 – 2BR/2.5BA townhome w/ fenced patio and garage. Very clean. No pets. No smoking. $1000 mo. (850) REDUCED, 25 acres lakeview, 492-0292 3 streams, lots For Sale of hardwoods, For Sale surveyed VAG 4 Bed/ 2 Bath or VR. Fish or all brick 1 story hunt. Must see! house w/ 2 car $112K. 850-384garage, screened 6926 porch above ground pool- 2 Free for miles to Whiting active and Field $195,900. retired military! VA payment $1,171/month inPlace a cluding taxes and classified insurance. Call today! Lisa Snuggs, Broker 850-8302331
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