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Remembering Operation Desert Storm ... Base personnel are invited to NAS Pensacola’s Desert Storm Memorial 25th Commemoration today, July 8, 9-10 a.m. The Desert Storm Memorial was dedicated on base July 4, 1991. The memorial is located across the street (north) of the base chapel. For more information call 452-3131, ext. 3003.

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NIOC Pensacola change of command ceremony July 14

CNP Vice Adm. Burke visits NASP

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Cmdr. Joseph D. Sears will turn over command of Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Pensacola to Cmdr. Paul D. Lashmet in a ceremony to be held July 14 at 10 a.m. at the Naval Aviation Museum onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola.

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During Sears’ tenure as commanding officer of NIOC Pensacola, he led the command through a period of tremendous growth in personnel, mission, and capability tailored to support USCYBERCOM, national partners and operational commanders worldwide. Sears will be remembered for the vitality, pride and sense of operational relevance he brought to the Sailors of NIOC Pensacola. Sears will be transferring to OpNav for his next tour.

The chief of naval personnel (CNP) visited the Naval Education and Command Training (NETC) June 30 to address manpower and personnel issues with NETC leadership staff and members. Vice Adm. Robert Burke held an allhands call with the NETC staff as well as personnel from Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) Officer Development and Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center (NETPDC). “There is a phenomenal amount of work here in the manpower, personnel, training and education enterprise,” said Burke. “We

are all a team, uniformed, civilians and familieseveryone pulling together for the same objective.” Burke talked about the way ahead for Sailor 2025 and Ready, Relevant, Learning, and the impact that NETC staff will have as the Navy moves forward. “We will need a whole lot of innovation for the future of the Ready, Relevant Learning piece,” said Burke. “I see the things our young Sailors do every day – they innovate – they are problem solvers.” As part of his talk, the admiral discussed how integral training is for the success of Sailor 2025 in support of the Chief of Naval Operations Design See CNP on page 2

Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Robert Burke discusses Sailor 2025 and its support for the Chief of Naval Operations Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority at an all-hands call at NAS Pensacola’s Mustin Beach Club June 30. Among those attending were staff from Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) and the Officer Development Division from Naval Service Training Command (NSTC). Photo by Joy Samsel

Residency program comes to a close at NHP By Jason Bortz NHP Public Affairs Officer

Forty-four years after the Family Medicine Residency Program at Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) was created, the final six residents completed their residency June 30 at a ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola.

The ceremony marked the official closure of the program at NHP that graduated approximately 300 residents since its inception in 1972. Throughout their three years at NHP, the residents were exposed to the full scope of family medicine and served as

Kick off with Graham Gano’s Youth Camp

primary care managers for patients within NHP’s Family Medicine Clinic. They treated patients of all ages and saw a variety of health care scenarios in both inpatient and outpatient settings to include pediatrics, surgery, internal medicine, gynecology, psychiatry, orthope-

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Air Force’s ‘Wild Blue’ pelican returned to his nest

By Ens. James Griffin NASP Public Affairs

By Capt. Meghan O’Rourke USAF AETC 479 FTG/PAO

Lashmet was born in Chicago, Ill., and raised in Tulsa, Okla. He will serve as the 13th commanding officer of NIOC Pensacola. Lashmet is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and was commissioned as an ensign (Special Duty Cryptology) in 1998. He also attended the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif., and in 2005

Children and dependents (grades 1-8) of military active-duty, retirees and DoD employees will have the opportunity to learn from the Carolina Panther’s placekicker, Graham Gano at Barrancas Ball Field on July 19 and July 20. “I’m expecting the kids to have a lot of fun but also learn a lot at the camp,” said Gano. “Sports should always be enjoyable but you have to work hard with every opportunity that you have.” Gano grew up in Pensacola and attended J.M. Tate High School, where he was a two-sport athlete in football and track. In high school football, he was an AllAmerican First-Team selection by USA Today and the nation’s third-ranked kicker. In college, he played for Florida State University and then was signed by the National Football League’s (NFL) Baltimore

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Anyone who visits downtown Pensacola will see the public art phenomenon that is “Pelicans in Paradise.” There are more than 70 giant pelicans, all individually created for their sponsoring organizations. Pensacolans collect miniature versions for their mantles and pose for photos in front of the iconic birds. On the corner of Palafox and Garden streets, “Wild Blue,” the U.S. Air Force Pelican, has resided for a number of years amongst other fellow military Pelicans. In November of 2014, Wild Blue suffered a tragic blow at the hands of a hit-and-run driver. For the last year and a half, members of the Air Force community raised funds to restore Wild Blue, but unfortunately progress had reached a standstill until one day this past February. Maj. David Habben, a member of

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dics, dermatology and neurology. Residents were also assigned to work within a Medical Home Port Team, which is a team-based approach to primary health care where patients are assigned to a specific team of health care professionals. This wide range of health care knowledge is what attracted many of

Air Force personnel unveil Wild Blue onstage at NASP’s Mustin Beach Club June 24. USAF photo

the 479th Flying Training Group (FTG), was touring Air Force units around the base for an upcoming command visit to NAS Pensacola. During See Pelican on page 2

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for Maintaining Maritime Superiority. “You at NETC are the experts and we will depend on you to help us define what training is needed, identify improvements and keep us moving forward as we deliver quality trained Sailors to the fleet,” Burke said. Burke went on to talk about the retention of personnel and getting the right people in the right jobs. While here, Burke also toured NETPDC to get a look at the advancement examination process and talk about how technology improvements can improve and streamline the process. Burke is responsible for the planning and programming of all manpersonnel, power, training and education resources, budgeting for Navy personnel, developing systems to manage total force manpower, personnel training and education resources and the assignment of all Navy personnel. For additional information on the Naval Education and Training Command, visit the NETC website: https:// www. netc. navy. mil. NIOC from page 1

was awarded a master’s degree in electrical engineering. Lashmet’s previous tours include duty with Naval Security Group Activity in Yokosuka, Japan, Navy Information Operations Command Fort Meade, Md., USS Essex (LHD 2), Task Force 70/Carrier Strike Group Five, and United States Cyber Command. He also served as the officer in charge, Navy Information Operations Detachment Seoul, Republic of Korea. Lashmet reports to NIOC Pensacola from United States Cyber Command, where he served in the global operations and planning division. The NIOC Pensacola team welcomes Lashmet and his family. Lashmet takes command of NIOC Pensacola at the pinnacle of mission and personnel growth during the last two years – his leadership will drive the future of cyberspace operational support to naval and joint forces.

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Corry youth center’s list now includes Pensacola’s AK Suter Elementary School From Carissa Bergosh NASP School Liaison

Register now for school-age care at Corry Child Youth Center. As part of the child care, either before care, after care or both, the center pro-

vides transportation to and from Blue Angel, Pleasant Grove, Hellen Caro Elementary Schools, and now that list includes AK Suter Elementary School. Suter, an “A”-rated school, is the only school that currently

has space and is now childcare accepting transfers. There are only 70 spaces available on a first-come first-served basis. AK Suter is located on Cervantes Street near Bayou Texar across from Jerry’s Drive In.

The school is only eight miles away from Corry housing, which is closer than Helen Caro. The school is offering school tours on July 11 at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Contact the school at

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the residents to family medicine. “Unlike physicians who specialize in a specific organ, organ system, disease or focus of procedures, a family physician is uniquely trained to care for the patient as a whole person,” said Rear Adm. Kenneth Iverson, commander, Navy Medicine East, and a prior graduate of NHP’s Family Medicine Residency Program. “The clinical specialty of family medicine is patient centered, evidence based, family focused and problem oriented. Family physicians focus on the physician-patient relationship and integrated care. Their scope is broad and extends from newborn to geriatric care of both genders. Family physicians not only treat diseases, they take care of people.” Significant previous graduates from NHP’s program, in addition to Iverson, include Warren Jones, former president of the American Academy of Family Physicians; and Richard Jefferies, a retired rear admiral and former medical officer of the Marine Corps. In 2012, the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery completed an analysis of nine CONUS inpatient facilities to address shifts in beneficiary populations and rising health care costs. One of the recommendations from that study was to consolidate Naval Hospital Pensacola’s Family Medicine Residency program to other existing Family Medicine Res-

Rear Adm. Kenneth Iverson, commander, Navy Medicine East, speaks at the final graduation ceremony for Naval Hospital Pensacola's Family Medicine Residency Program at the National Naval Aviation Museum aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola June 30. Iverson is a prior graduate of NHP’s Family Medicine Residency Program that started in 1972. Photo by Jason Bortz

idency Programs at Naval Hospitals Camp Pendleton, Calif.; Camp Lejeune, N.C.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and a joint service program at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Va. “The decision to close Naval Hospital Pensacola’s Family Medicine Residency program was not made lightly,” said Iverson. “It was reached as part of Navy Medicine’s ongoing efforts to optimize care and training based on the unique patient mix in the geographic areas we serve. Moving for-

ward, there will be no reduction in the amount of family medicine physicians we graduate, just in the amount of programs we offer.” While the closure of the FMRP marks the end of NHP as a hospital for family medicine residents, patients visiting the hospital will not notice a difference in care. Beneficiaries that were assigned to a resident as their primary care manager will be assigned to another provider and the hospital still has a fully staffed OB/GYN Clinic and

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Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2009. Since then he has played for the Las Vegas Locomotives, Washington Redskins, and Carolina Panthers. Gano is no stranger to the military either; his father was a United States Navy master chief petty officer. “The best thing about taking part in the USO events is getting to know the military members and their families,” said Gano. “My dad was in the Navy for 30 years so I always enjoy these visits.” Registration is currently open; go to www.navymwrpensacola.com to download the registration form. Return all registration forms to the NASP or Corry Youth Center, or email y.center@mchsi.com with the completed registration form.

this tour, Habben made contact with the 359th Training Squadron (TRS). The 359th TRS is a technical training school for initial skills on non-destructive inspections, aircraft structural maintenance and low observable aircraft maintenance. One of their missions is to train new maintainers on the use and repair of composite materials. Habben connected with Kenny Brown, an instructor at the 359th TRS and together they realized that the majority of the repairs could be made by their instructors. During the next three months, instructors of the 359th TRS dedicated a large portion of their off-duty hours to repairing the Air Force symbol to its former glory. On June 24, everyone’s hard work and dedication came to fruition during an unveiling ceremony at the Mustin Beach Club. Col. John Edwards, commander of the 479th Flying

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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.

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,

595-6810 to RSVP or schedule a tour on another day. For further information, call Carissa Bergosh, NASP School Liaison Officer, at 712-4105 or e-mail Carissa.bergosh@navy .mil .

Labor and Delivery Clinic for child births. “The Family Medicine Residency Program has been part of Naval Hospital Pensacola for the past 44 years,” said Capt. Sarah Martin, commanding officer, Naval Hospital Pensacola, “and we have graduated almost 300 residents to be family physicians in the Navy over that time. While we are going to miss having residents at the hospital, our patients can be confident they will continue to receive the same great care and services they have always received here.” This year’s graduates were Lt. Cmdr. Justin Deskin, Lt. Cmdr. Brett Lessman, Lt. Rebecca Allen, Lt. Maya Payne, Lt. Andrea Wurzer and Lt. James Writer. Established in 1826, Naval Hospital Pensacola’s mission is to provide patent centered superior quality health care to those it is privileged to serve. The command is comprised of the main hospital and 10 branch health clinics across five states. Of its patient population (more than 150,000 active and retired Sailors, Soldiers, Marines, Airmen, guardsmen and their families), almost 58,000 are enrolled with a primary care manager and a Medical Home Port Team at one of its facilities. To find out more, visit http://www.med.navy.mil/sites/ pcola/Pages/default.aspx or download the command’s mobile app (keyword: Naval Hospital Pensacola).

Training Group, presided over the ceremony. “People know Pensacola as a Navy town, but many don’t realize that we have over 1,500 airmen stationed throughout NAS Pensacola, Corry Station and Whiting Field,” Edwards said. “This Pelican represents our Air Force presence in Pensacola and the support that this community provides to all of our military who live in this great city.” Following Edwards’ remarks, the instructors who had repaired Wild Blue removed the parachute that had covered the newly renovated bird. Amongst the thunderous clapping of Pensacola airmen, the instructors of the 359th TRS posed to take the first photos with Wild Blue. Now the Air Force pelican has been returned to his nest on the busy corner in the center of downtown, all five branches of the military are once again represented in downtown Pensacola. NASP’s Air Force personnel encourage you to stop by and take a photo with Wild Blue.

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Longing for a bored and barefoot, lazy summer day By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist

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ying the laces of my red Converse shoes, which did not quite match my pink polyester halter top, I couldn’t contain my excitement. It was a hot summer day in 1975, and I was going to the pool. My Kool-Aid backpack – bought with collected labels and saved allowance – was stuffed with my bathing suit, a beach towel, a rainbow headband with a really cool transparent visor, and enough coins to buy a raspberry snow cone at the snack bar. My mother agreed to drop me off after setting her hair, and I couldn’t wait to get out of our neighborhood. Since school had let out a few weeks prior, I’d had enough running through sprinklers and playing with Baby Tender Love to last an eternity. Mom put a scarf over her pink plastic rollers, applied a bit of orange lipstick, and we were off. Unbelted in the front seat of our station wagon, I craned my neck out the window to escape the smoke of her Tareyton 100s. It was the 1970s after all. Everyone’s

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mom lit up back then. Even if they didn’t show it on TV, it was assumed that Shirley Partridge and Ann Romano hadn’t kicked the habit, and Caroline Ingalls was probably puffing Charles’ pipe while he was off fishing. Hues Corporation’s “Rock the Boat” crackled on the radio as we pulled up the pool entrance. As I slammed the simulated-wood-paneled door, my mother called, “See you at 4 o’clock, dumpling.” That day, I perfected my underwater handstand, braved the high dive, made a friend, got whistled at for running and found a dime. By the time mom picked me up, my skin was wrinkled and I was seeing chlorine rainbows around every light. The next day, I was back to sprinklers and Baby Tender Love. Aside from a week at church camp and a visit from

About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, has been a military spouse for more than 20 years. She also writes columns for Military Spouse magazine and a blog at w w w. t h e m e a t a n d potatoesoflife.com. She and her family are stationed at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. my cousins, my summer was a continuously running loop of the same activities – popsicles, sprinklers, bare feet, pools, dolls, fireflies and many minutes staring out the window,

wondering what to do. While I was bored and barefoot on those summer days, my mother had plenty of time to garden, nap on her chase lounge, paint with watercolors, can vegetables, crochet groovy afghan squares and smoke. Today, by contrast, summer is pretty much the same as the rest of the year, except hotter. We set the alarm every morning for sports practices and driver’s ed. We order books for school summer reading programs. We register our kids for online summer classes. We’re always late for music lessons. We throw dinner together last minute, we forget to put the car windows up before it rains, we never get around to dusting. There’s no time to be bored because there’s too much going on. Halfway through the summer, we realize that we’ve haven’t been to the base pool. We never got around to doing that beading project we saved for summer. There was no opportunity to take an afternoon nap. That tomato seedling we bought at the base PX garden center has dried and shriveled from neglect. When did the lazy days of

summer turn into summer break at breakneck pace? Why does it go so fast when it used to last forever? Why are family vacations so exhausting these days? Does anyone grow vegetables in gardens anymore, much less can them? Will I ever be able to stare out the window again? The first day of summer (summer solstice) was June 20, but you would never know it from our crazy schedule. Summer used to be a time of relaxation, when the most difficult task was figuring out how to spend the day. Nowadays, a must-do-it-all mentality has crept into our family lives, robbing us of a much-needed break. This summer, we should make a pact. Let’s discipline ourselves to forget to set the alarm. Skip practice. Unplug the computer. Cut up a watermelon, with seeds for spitting. Turn on the sprinkler. Doze off while sitting in a lawn chair. Pitch a tent in the backyard. Grill hot dogs. Play cards. Catch fireflies. Lie in a hammock and look at the Moon. I know we can do it. With lots of hard work, we can be lazy again.

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Navy unveils National Museum of the American Sailor From Naval History and Heritage Command Communication and Outreach Division

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REAT LAKES, Ill. (NNS) – The Great Lakes Naval Museum was officially renamed the National Museum of the American Sailor during a ceremony and sign unveiling at the museum July 4. The Navy’s top enlisted Sailor, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) (AW/NAC) Mike Stevens, was joined by retired Rear Adm. Sam Cox, director of Naval History and Heritage Command, North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham, Capt. James Hawkins, commanding officer of Naval Station Great Lakes, Jennifer Searcy, director of the National Museum of the American Sailor, and representatives from the Great Lakes Naval Museum Foundation and National Museum of the American Sailor Foundation to unveil the new sign in front of the museum. “Dedicated to telling the story of anyone who has ever worn the Navy uniform, this building will do more than house history,” said Cox. “The National Museum of the American Sailor will stand as a place for Sailors, Navy families and proud Americans to learn more about the Navy that serves them by using the history and experiences of our Sailors as the basis for its exhibits.” Cox and Stevens shared the news of the name change with attendees of the Naval Station Great Lakes July Fourth Celebration with a speech and video presentation Monday evening. The National Museum of the American Sailor name change

signals a shift in vision from a regional focus to one that depicts the diverse history of Sailors who have served in the U.S. Navy. The name change also reflects the interest of museum visitors, many of whom travel from across the country to attend the basic training graduations at the Navy’s Recruit Training Command. “What may appear as a simple name change to some, for me, marks a recommitment to my shipmates that as a Navy, and as a nation, we honor the service and sacrifice of all American Sailors,” said Stevens. The National Museum of the American Sailor currently features exhibits on life in Navy boot camp, naval uniforms and traditions, the history of Naval Station Great Lakes, the role of diversity in the Navy and the role of women in the Navy. During the next two years, the museum will expand its exhibits to introduce visitors to the overall history and role of the U.S. Navy and the experiences of American Sailors in the past and today. “I am very excited for this ‘new’ museum, and I welcome you all to visit. Our nation’s history would not be the same if it were not for the millions of American Sailors who have served in the United States

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens speaks during an unveiling ceremony for the renaming of the Great Lakes Naval Museum to the National Museum of the American Sailor, at Great Lakes, Ill. The National Museum of the American Sailor name change signals a shift in vision from a regional focus to one that depicts the diverse history of Sailors who have served in the U.S. Navy. Photo by MC1 Eric Lockwood

Navy,” said Cox. The museum is located in Bldg. 42 just outside the perimeter of Naval Station Great Lakes. Bldg. 42, known as Hostess House, was built in 1942 and served as a visitors and reception center for almost one million American Sailors who came through Great Lakes during World War II. The former Great Lakes Naval Museum was dedicated Oct. 26, 1996, in Bldg. 158 and opened to the public Oct. 13, 1997. It became an official Navy museum in Bldg. 42 in 2009, joining the Naval History and Heritage Command museum enterprise. The National Museum of the American Sailor is one of 10 museums in the naval history enterprise. Other museums include: • National Museum of the United States Navy (Washington

Navy Yard, D.C.). • National Naval Aviation Museum (Pensacola, Fla.). • Hampton Roads Naval Museum (Norfolk, Va.). • United States Navy Seabee Museum (Port Hueneme, Calif.). • Submarine Force Library and Museum and Historic Ship NAUTILUS (Groton, Conn.). • Naval Undersea Museum (Keyport, Wash.). • Puget Sound Navy Museum (Bremerton, Wash.). • Naval War College Museum (Newport, R.I.). • United States Naval Academy Museum (Annapolis, Md.). The Naval History and Heritage Command, located at the Washington Navy Yard, is responsible for the preservation, analysis and dissemination of U.S. naval history and heritage. It provides the knowledge foun-

dation for the Navy by maintaining historically relevant resources and products that reflect the Navy’s unique and enduring contributions through our nation’s history and supports the fleet by assisting with and delivering professional research, analysis and interpretive services. NHHC is composed of many activities including the Navy Department Library, the Navy Operational Archives, the Navy art and artifact collections, underwater archeology, Navy histories, 10 museums, USS Constitution repair facility and the historic ship Nautilus. For more information, visit www.navy.mil, www.facebook. com/usnavy, or www.twitter. com/usnavy. For more news from Naval History and Heritage Command, visit www. navy. mil/ local/ navhist.

Navy’s mass communication specialists celebrate 10 year anniversary By MC1 Peter Lewis and MC2 Charlotte Oliver, Defense Media Activity

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (NNS) – Navy mass communication specialists from around the globe gathered at the Defense Information School (DINFOS) on Fort George G. Meade in Maryland, June 30, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the MC rating. On July 1, 2006, four Navy media ratings – photographer’s mate (PH), journalist (JO), illustrator draftsman (DM) and lithographer (LI) – were merged, establishing the mass communication specialist, or MC, rating. Chief of Information (CHINFO) Rear Adm. Dawn Cutler congratulated the MCs on 10 years of continued excellent, in a written statement, which was read by

Lt. Cdr. Cynthia Fields, DINFOS Navy Element commander. “I am incredibly proud of what you all have accomplished in these past 10 years,” Cutler’s message read. “Your creativity and your ability to communicate – to tell compelling Navy stories – amazes me. Your professionalism, your dedication to the Navy mission, and love for the craft is evident by all who see your work. Keep setting the course and the pace. Happy 10th anniversary, MCs.” Retired MCC Terry Cosgrove, who served as the senior enlisted advisor (SEA) to CHINFO at the time of the MC merger, served as the event’s guest speaker. He gave words of advice to the next generation of mass communication specialists. “To the MCs that are in attendance, those of you that are in school and work-

ing your way through the system, you’re about to embark on the greatest journey of your life,” said Cosgrove. “It’s really a rare and privileged opportunity to be the person that gets to see that from the inside and record those stories and put them out so that the audience – which is the American public – can see them.” MCCM Jon McMillan, CHINFO’s current SEA, then spoke about of the rating’s enduring importance to the Navy. “Throughout time, no matter what technological revolution occurred, humans have relied on stories to teach, motivate and inspire,” said McMillan. “So, no matter what happens in the near or far future, the Navy will always need talented storytellers. The tools may change over time. The focus of our efforts may also change, but the need for the story does not. So happy anniversary, MCs.”

When then-Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Mullen made the announcement of the rating merger in 2006, it brought together knowledge and talent from thousands of Sailors into one rating. PHs led in the visual arts. Their images hang on walls in government buildings across the globe. JOs served as writers and the original Navy news anchors, videographers and radio DJs. That colorful, detailed image of your command crest was most likely designed by a DM. From layout to print to the production of mission essential forms, air plans, flight packs, plans of the day, and qualification booklets, the LI was responsible. Today, the MC does all this and more. For more information of the 10th anniversary of the MC merger, visit the event Facebook page at http://www. facebook. com/MC10Year/?fref=ts/.


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Navy accepts delivery of future USS Montgomery (LCS 8) From Program Executive Office Littoral Combat Ships Public Affairs

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OBILE, Ala (NNS) – The Navy accepted delivery of future USS Montgomery (LCS 8) during a ceremony June 23 at the Austral USA shipyard. Delivery marks the official transfer of Montgomery from the shipbuilder to the Navy. It is the final milestone prior to commissioning, which is planned for September 2016 in Mobile. LCS 8 is the seventh LCS to be delivered to the Navy and the fourth of the Independence variant, which is noted for its trimaran hull. “Today marks a significant milestone in the life of the future USS Montgomery, an exceptional ship which will conduct anti-submarine, surface and mine countermeasures operations around the globe with ever increasing mission package ca-

pability,” said Capt. Tom Anderson, LCS program manager. “I look forward to seeing Montgomery join her sister ships in San Diego this fall and deploy next year.” LCS is a modular, reconfigurable ship, with three types of mission packages including surface warfare, mine countermeasures, and anti-submarine warfare. The LCS class consists of the Freedom variant and Independence variant, designed and built by two industry teams. The Freedom variant team is led by Lockheed Martin (for the odd-numbered hulls, e.g. LCS 1). The Independence variant

Earlier this year, future USS Montgomery (LCS 8) went through sea conducting acceptance trials. The acceptance trial is the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the Navy. Photo by Austal USA

team is led by Austal USA (for LCS 6 and follow-on evennumbered hulls). The Program Executive Office Littoral Combat Ships is responsible for delivering and

sustaining littoral mission capabilities to the fleet. Delivering high-quality warfighting assets while balancing affordability and capability is key to supporting the United State’s

maritime strategy. For more information, go to www.navy.mil/. For more news from Naval Sea Systems Command, go to www.navy.mil/local/navsea/.

Another celebration: Navy accepts delivery of USNS Carson City (EPF 7) From Navy Sea Systems Command Team Ships Public Affairs

MOBILE, Ala. – The Navy accepted delivery of USNS Carson City (EPF 7) during a ceremony June 24 in Mobile. The ship, which was constructed by Austal USA, is the seventh ship of the Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) class. EPFs, formerly known as Joint High Speed Vessels, are versatile, non-combatant, transport ships used for highspeed mobility and transportation of

troops, military vehicles, and equipment. EPFs employ an all-aluminum catamaran design built largely to commercial standards, with modifications for military use. “I am proud that we have delivered another highly capable asset to our fleet,” said Capt. Henry Stevens, strategic and theater sealift program manager, Program Executive Office, Ships. “Carson City is delivering ahead of schedule, which is a testament to the dedication of both our Navy and industry teams. As we deliver the seventh ship, we continue

to effectively build upon the production efficiencies of this class, and I look forward to carrying them into each subsequent ship.” Carson City and other ships of the EPF class are capable of operating in shallowdraft ports and waterways, interfacing with roll-on/roll-off discharge facilities, and on/off-loading a combat-loaded Abrams Main Battle Tank. The EPFs include a flight deck for helicopter operations and an off-load ramp that allows vehicles to quickly drive off the ship. With the ship now delivered, the civil-

ian mariner crew will begin moveaboard and certification prior to beginning a post-shakedown availability and final contract trials later this year. Upon completion of those events, the ship will join the fleet for operational tasking. Carson City will be owned and operated by the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command. Austal is currently in production on USNS Yuma (EPF 8) which is planned to launch later this year, and USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9). Fabrication of the USNS Burlington (EPF 10) began June 7.

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aval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) launched its fourth consecutive year of the Feds Feed Families (FFF) campaign earlier this month. In coordination with the Bay Area Food Bank, the ongoing program collects food for the less fortunate in the local area and will run through Aug. 31. The Command Religious Program at NAS Whiting Field worked with with Commander Naval Installations Command (CNIC) to implement and coordinate the charity on base. In 2015, NAS Whiting Field collected 1,772 pounds and $120 in donation, which fed 638 families and provided 1,894 meals. The goal this year is to surpass what was collected last year. Like previous years, the NASWF Command Religious Program partnered with the NAS Whiting Field Commissary by selling $5 and $10 pre-wrapped bags of groceries. To ensure patrons are aware of the drive, commissary cashiers will ask each customer during checkout for a possible donation or purchase of the pre-made grocery bags. In addition to the commissary’s collection efforts, NAS Whiting Field’s Command Religious Program placed donation bins in centralized locations for easy access and

Commissary employee David Downing places a pre-wrapped bag of groceries in the Feds Feed Families donation bin located at the NAS Whiting Field Commissary.

pick-up. They are located at the Command Bldg. 1401, Training Air Wing Five, the chapel and the commissary. The bins will be picked up once a week until the end of the campaign or whenever the bins are full. During the summer months, food banks notice a decrease in donations and an increase in need. “People often forget to donate because summer is not a cold and bitter season,” Training Air Wing Five Chaplain Lt. Roy Fondren said. “But the need is still there.” Feds Feed Families launched in 2009 as part of President Barack Obama’s United We Serve campaign, and according to usda.gov, since its beginning, federal workers have donated and collected nearly 57.2 million pounds of food and other non-perishable items to support families across America. Agencies in every state

were asked to set their own goals and beat their previous best. In 2015, federal employees donated 17.9 million pounds, which beat the previous 2014 record of 14,849,380 pounds. “We are passionate about the practical blessing of a good meal,” Fondren said, “Nearly 17 percent of our local community struggle with hunger – and that’s 17 percent too many. By God’s grace, we will participate in changing the reality of our community members.” If there are any questions or concerns surrounding the drive, members of NAS Whiting Field’s religious services would be more than happy to assist. RP2 Aaron Spangler is the point of contact and can be reached at the NAS Whiting Field Chapel, (850) 623-7212 or by e-mail at aaron.spangler@navy.mil.

Whiting Park provides summer fun for NASWF team By Lt.j.g. Benjamin Ziemski NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs

The warm summer months have arrived, and Whiting Park, operated by Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s (NASWF) Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) team, is ready to help Whiting Field’s personnel take full advantage of the long, sunny days. Located on the bank of the Blackwater River, just north of downtown Milton, Whiting Park offers swimming, beach volleyball, a playground, boat ramp, fishing pier and picnic areas. The park also offers pavilions that can be rented up to 90 days in advance, at $30/day for the small pavilions and $40/day for the large.

One of the biggest draws to Whiting Park is the large number of boats available at affordable prices. The park offers pontoon boats, jon boats, skiffs, ski boats (and the associated equipment), canoes, paddle boats, paddle boards and kayaks. “We have something for everybody,” said Seth Helms, the recreation aide for the park. Boat rental prices range from $5 per hour for a jon boat to $35 per hour for the new pontoon boats, and the customer is also required to pay fuel costs as well. On a short cruise on one of the park’s pontoon boats, Helms pointed out many interesting natural features of the river. Ospreys, turtles, hawks, bald eagles and sport fish such as largemouth bass and gar all call the river home.

Whiting Park makes visiting the Blackwater River as simple as it can get. Proof of completion of a boater safety course must be provided if renting any craft with more than 12 horsepower, but there are no requirements for humanpowered craft, or those with less than 12 horsepower. Rental rates vary based on type of vessel, but are much lower than renting elsewhere. Regular visitors to Whiting Park can expect some changes. Due to the increased security measures Navywide, a valid ID must be presented to use the facilities or rent equipment. Military members, civilian personnel and contractors at NASWF are all authorized to use the facilities at Whiting Park.

The operating hours of the park have also changed recently. The current hours for the park are: Friday-Monday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and closed on Thursday. For more information, or to make a reservation for a boat or pavilion, call (850) 623-2383. To drive to Whiting Park: Follow Highway 90 East through downtown Milton across the Blackwater River. Turn left onto Johnson Road and then left on Hay Lo Drive, which dead-ends into the park. The drive takes less than five minutes from downtown Milton. “I have the best job in Milton,” Helms said, “There’s all kinds of nature out here, and we make it really easy for people to get out on the water.”


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Food donation campaign underway

The 2016 Feds Feed Families started June 1 and continues through Aug. 31. Non-perishable food donations can be placed in collection boxes around the base and at the NASP Commissary, 5800 West Highway 98, and at various commands around the base. Donation boxes are located at NAS Pensacola Command Headquarters, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Hospital Pensacola and NASP Corry Station. For more information on the campaign, go to www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=f eds-feed-families. For details on drop-off locations or other local information, contact the NASP Chaplain’s Office at 452-2341.

Dinner to follow Mustang meeting

The quarterly meeting of members of the Emerald Coast Mustang Association is scheduled for 2 p.m. July 12 at Mustin Beach Club aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The association is for active-duty, reservists and retired Navy and Marine Corps limited duty officers, chief warrant officers and officers with at least four years of prior enlisted service. The LDO/CWO board of directors will be in attendance along with Rear Adm. Michael White, the group’s flag sponsor. The latest news affecting the Mustang community will be discussed. Immediately following the meeting, the group will present a social and lasagna dinner. The meal will be served at 4 p.m. Cost of the dinner is $16.80 per person, and is open to all Mustangs and selectees within the Gulf Coast area. Reservations were due by July 7. For more information, contact Lt. Cmdr. Tim Kelly at timothy.j.kelly1@navy.mil, or call 452-8518 or 4528499.

July 13 LDO/CWO brief announced

The FY-18 Limited Duty Officer/Chief Warrant Officer (LDO/CWO) applicant brief will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. July 13 at Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), Bldg. 3460, Room 1226. The LDO/CWO board of directors will present the brief, while providing mentoring and package review for all potential applicants. The brief offers an opportunity to discuss your future with senior Mustangs and get advice. For more information, contact Lt. Cmdr. Tim Kelly at timothy.j.kelly1@navy.mil, or call 4528518 or 452-8499.

CREDO resiliency workshop offered

A Personal Resiliency Workshop is being offered from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 19 by the Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast. The workshop will help foster your personal holistic growth including physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual aspects. The workshop will take place at the NAS Pensacola Chapel. Active-duty service members (including reservists in active status) and their spouses are eligible to attend. For more information or to register, contact CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford at 452-2093 or by e-mail at tony.bradford.ctr@navy.mil.

School physicals available at NHP

Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) has announced dates for the annual School/Sports Physical Rodeo. The first session is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon July 9 at the NHP Family Medicine Clinic. Other dates are July 16, July 23, July 30 and Aug. 6. Appointments are needed and can be made by calling NHP Family Medicine at 505-7120. The rodeo is available to anyone enrolled to NHP’s Family Medicine Clinic and is an easy and convenient way to complete school and sports physicals. Physical exams are available for children ages 4 and older and any school-age children including students new to the area. For more information, call 505-7120.

Five-day basketball camp planned

The third session of 37th Chip Boes Championship Basketball Camp is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon July 18-22 at Malcolm Yonge Community Center, 925 East Jackson St. Cost is $85. For more information or to register, contact Chip Boes at 968-9299 or by at e-mail at chipboes@gmail.com.

Vacation Bible School planned at NASP NAS Pensacola’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. July 25-29 at the J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg. 634. Registration forms are available at Bldg. 634. All children of Pensacola area military, ages 4 to those entering the sixth grade in the coming school year, are invited to embark on an adventure scouring the mysterious fathoms of the deep sea. Children will have an interactive experience as they study scripture, play games, make crafts and enjoy

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Bikini Regatta on the water July 9 The Navy Yacht Club’s 36th annual Bikini Regatta is scheduled for tomorrow, July 9. The race on Pensacola Bay allows a 50 percent female crew with a female skipper on the helm at all times. A social will begin at 10 a.m. July 9 in the Crow’s Nest at the Bayou Grande Marina aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP). The skipper’s briefing is scheduled for 11 a.m. July 9 with registration from 10 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Entry fee is $35 with U.S. Sailing membership and $40 for non-members. The race is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. July 10 is reserved as a make-up day if required. Registration and race information packages can be obtained at www.navypnsyc.org. Online race registration can be made via the Regatta Network at www.regattanetwork.com/event/ 12839. For race information, contact Jim Parsons by e-mail at jimparsons@bellsouth.net.

Discovery Saturday events are free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.navalaviationmuseum.org.

Several SAPR shows to be presented

snacks. Children can also share with other children by bringing canned food or dry goods throughout the week. The food will be donated to the local food bank. For more information, call 452-2342.

The Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (DON SAPRO) is sponsoring several upcoming presentations by Pure Praxis, a socially adaptive performance group that emphasizes scenario-based audience participation as part of its presentations on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) and other social issues. Shows are scheduled for 10 a.m. July 25, at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Bldg. 1504, and 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. July 25 at Naval Hospital Pensacola. Three more shows are scheduled to take place July 26 and July 27 at the Center for Information Dominance Unit Corry Station (CIDUCS), but performance times have not been announced. Show scenarios are designed to compel audience members to make decisions based on what is happening, to motivate people to see all sides of a given situation and to educate them from their experience. The traveling performance group’s charter is to use their acting talents to increase awareness and understanding of critical social issues such as sexual assault prevention, domestic violence, bystander intervention, and sexual harassment. more information, go to For www.purepraxis.com.

Students can sign up for cyber camps

Test marathon scheduled for July 25-29

Elementary and middle school students will have an opportunity to learn basic cybersecurity skills in a fun environment at one of the Summer Cyber Camps being presented by the AFCEA Blue Angels Pensacola Chapter. The camps run Monday through Friday with halfday sessions, and will be held at Global Business Solutions on West Michigan Avenue. Space is limited to 12 students per week, with a fee of $50 per student. Much of the cost of curriculum, supplies and other camp expenses are being covered by sponsor donations from the CyberThon event held in January. Elementary camp is scheduled for July 18-22. Middle school camps are scheduled for July 11-15 and July 25-29. For full event information and online registration, go to www.afceapensacola.org/index.php/ events/summer-cyber-camps.

Workshops teach suicide prevention

A SafeTALK workshop is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon July 21 at the All Faiths Chapel, Bldg. 634. The workshop prepares helpers to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to first aid resources. The workshops feature videos that illustrate responses. Participants will be better able to: • Move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss or avoid talking about suicide. • Identify people who have thoughts of suicide and talk to them about suicide. • Apply the TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen, and Keep Safe) to connect to a person with thoughts of suicide to a first aid intervention caregiver. The workshops are open to active-duty, DoD and civilian employees at NAS Pensacola, NASP Corry Station, Saufley Field and NAS Whiting Field. The uniform for this training is civilian attire. For more information, call the NAS Pensacola Chaplain’s office at 452-2093 or e-mail CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford at tony.bradford.ctr@ navy.mil.

Programs being offered for children

Two programs are being offered for children at local churches: • Warrington Presbyterian Church, 406 South Navy Blvd., is presenting “Kids Connection Summer” every Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. through Aug. 2. The sessions are open to children in kindergarten to fifth grade. Activities will include Bible lessons, craft time, recreation time and much more. Cost is free. Lunch will be served. Pre-register at www.wpca.net. For more information, call 455-0301. • Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 9301 Gulf Beach Highway, is presenting a Vacation Bible School program from 8:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 25-29. The sessions are open to children in kindergarten to fifth grade. For more information or to preregister, call 492-1518.

Survival experiment to be discussed

George Sigler is scheduled to discuss his book, “Experiment in Survival,” at 10 a.m. July 16 at the National Naval Aviation Museum as part of the Discovery Saturday series. Sigler is a former Navy carrier pilot who sailed an inflatable rubber boat from San Francisco to Hawaii to test survival equipment, techniques and human endurance.

Coastline’s National Test Center will be presenting a CLEP and DSST Test Marathon July 25-29. Coastline’s National Test Center is located onboard NAS Pensacola in the Navy College Building. Testers can arrive at any time between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. and complete the tests without a reservation. Testers need to bring two forms of identification and a registration ticket for CLEP exams. For more information, or instructions on how to order a CLEP exam; contact Wendy Spradlin at 4559577 or wspradlin@coastline.edu.

USMAP outreach training planned

Tronie L. Young, the United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) outreach and training adviser, will conduct USMAP training July 19-21 at the NASP Navy College Office, Bldg. 634. The purpose of the training is to reach out to Navy, Coast Guard and Marine personnel who are interested in the USMAP program, and to provide training to command coordinators who may need a better understanding of the program (e.g., how to enroll, log hours, and how the program works). The training will focus on how to earn a Department of Labor certificate of completion and a journeyman card as well as how to become an USMAP coordinator for your command. Training schedule will be: Session 1, 9 a.m. to 10:20 a.m., session 2, 10:30 a.m. to noon, and session 3, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. All personnel are encouraged to attend. Reservations are encouraged for head count purposes, but not required. To register, e-mail elise.mcguire@navy.mil.

Coin club scheduled to meet July 21

Members of the Pensacola Coin Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. July 21 at Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant, 630 North Navy Blvd. There will be a presentation, and a coin auction will be conducted after the meeting. There is no cost to attend unless you plan to have dinner. For more information, call Mark Cummings at 332-6491.

Senior Club meeting to be July 19 The monthly meeting of the Pensacola State College (PSC) Senior Club is scheduled for July 19 at the main campus in the Student Center, Bldg. 5. The social period begins at 2 p.m. with light refreshments. Entertainment will start at 2:30 p.m. The club, which meets on the third Tuesday of each month except December, is open to all Florida residents who are 60 and older. The dues are $10 per year. For more information, call 435-7878 or 471-1113.

Christmas in July Festival announced

The Christmas in July Festival is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 23 and noon to 4 p.m. July 24 at Bldg. 4000 at Pensacola State College’s Milton campus, 5988 Highway 90. Some outdoor vendor spots are still available at a cost of $40 each. Vendors can get more information by e-mailing outdoorclubvendor@yahoo.com. The event is sponsored by the PSC Outdoor Club, and proceeds go to scholarships and student leadership training. For more information, call Debra Bigelow-Jordan, at (850) 484-4420.

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SS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (CVN 77) (NNS) – As temperatures continue to rise, so do the chances of heat related injuries. Sudden changes of temperatures make the risk of dehydration especially dangerous if a Sailor doesn’t drink water often. Lt. William Burrell, a physician assistant from the medical department, recommends Sailors drink two to three liters of water a day to remain hydrated under normal conditions. “Hydration is one of the most important factors we have to deal with every day, especially in the hot environment we are operating in,” said Burrell. “Since many of us are not accustomed to a hot environment like this, we may need to triple the normal amount to stay hydrated.” HM2 Brian Prendingue, from the ship’s medical department, explains how dehydration occurs and how easy it is to lose water in a hot environment. “Dehydration occurs when the amount of liquid a person loses is more than the amount they gain,” said Prendingue. “When performing demanding tasks, such as working in a hot machinery room or on the flight deck, it is easy to get hot. The body’s natural response is to re-

gain normal temperature by sweating, which causes the body to lose vital water.” Just like a plant needs water to develop and survive, the human body also needs the right amount of water for maximum performance. There are many aspects that determine how much water a person should drink. “Environmental factors, such as high temperatures or humidity, cause the body to produce more sweat,” said Burrell. “Each individual’s body composition and chemical balance determines the amount of water that person needs. More water must be consumed to compensate for sweating and the effects of consuming substances such as caffeine or aspirin, which trigger the kidneys to release extra water.” One of the most common effects of dehydration is heat injuries, which include heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Each is more severe as dehydration becomes more prolonged. “When we’re dehydrated, the body can’t regulate its temperature properly, and that re-

sults in heat injuries,” said Burrell. “Plus, the lack of water makes it difficult for our bodies to get rid of the things that we don’t need, and this keeps us feeling unbalanced and unable to properly function.” Staying hydrated also in-

volves knowing how much water you have in your own body. Burrell recommends that Sailors constantly keep track of how much water they have in their body. “You may not know if you’re in a constant state of dehydration, which is dangerous because dehydration can sneak up on you,” said Burrell. “If you’re thirsty, you’re already dehydrated and need water.” Prendingue adds that it’s important for Sailors to recognize how dehydrated they are. Mild stages of dehydration will result in an unclear urine color and include thirst, dry mouth and skin, and fatigue. “Moderate to severe dehydration includes dark yellow urine, headache, moderate to extreme fatigue, vomiting, dizziness and fainting,” said Prendingue. “Additionally, dehydration may progress to the severe level slowly, from days or weeks without enough water.” For mild to severe dehydration, Prendingue said the most efficient way of determining degree of dehydration is by urine color. “We teach everyone about urine color for severity of dehydration,” said Prendingue. “The darker the urine, the worse off you will be.” When consuming liquids other than water, Prendingue recommends that Sailors should reduce their intake of caffeine and carbonated liquids, because they do more harm

than good to the body. “Beverages like coffee, tea, soda and especially energy drinks do not hydrate,” said Prendingue. “Instead, they dehydrate. Intake should be limited to no more than one to two of these beverages a day, along with drinking adequate amounts of water.” Burrell adds that it is OK to consume drinks other than water, as long as you remain hydrated. “Although water should be consumed more than any other liquid, the body relies on other substances as well, such as electrolytes, in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle,” said Burrell. “Electrolytes, commonly found in fruit juices and sports drinks, can affect and regulate the hydration of the body, as well as help carry out bodily functions.” Sports drinks contain high levels of electrolytes, and should be consumed along with water. Burrell recommends drinking plenty of water with a sports drink, since it is made for replenishment rather than rehydration. “Water is the best fluid to drink to stay hydrated, and maintain a good, constant energy level and a healthy sleep cycle,” said Burrell. “Proper hydration must always be part of a healthy lifestyle, along with eating healthy and working out.” For more news from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), visit www.navy.mil/local/cvn77/.

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. “Hyperthermia is caused by a failure of the heat-regulating mechanisms of the body to deal with the heat coming from the environment,” said Kim Calvin, program assistant at the National Institute on Aging. “(Heat emergencies such as) heat fatigue, heat syncope – sudden dizziness after prolonged exposure to the heat – heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke are all forms of hyperthermia. These conditions can pose special health

risks for older adults, and can increase with the combination of outside temperature, general health and individual lifestyle.” 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 light, loose-fitting clothing, and drink plenty of water. For those without air conditioning in their homes, public facilities such as libraries and malls offer free entry to an air conditioned space to spend time during the warmest parts of the day.

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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 ignored – is a life-threatening condition characterized by extremely high body temperature; red skin which may be dry or moist; changes in consciousness; rapid, weak pulse; rapid, shallow breathing; confusion; vomiting; and seizures. If signs of heat stroke occur, immediately call 911 and begin cooling the victim. Cool them by immersing the victim in cool water or covering them in cool, damp towels, rotating the towels frequently. If they are alert, give the person sports drinks or water at a rate of a half cup every 15 minutes.

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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CID instructors selected for naval intelligence community awards By MC3 Taylor L. Jackson Center for Information Dominance Public Affairs

Three information warfare (IW) community service members teaching for the Center for Information Dominance (CID) enterprise were among those recently selected for the 2016 Naval Intelligence Community Awards, as announced in NavAdmin 112/16. The two Sailors and one Marine were among the 22 service members and civilians selected from the naval intelligence community to be recognized for their outstanding leadership and performance of duties. CID’s selectees include IS1 Martin P. Hernandez and ISCS Timothy J. Moran, assigned to CID Unit Hampton Roads; and Gunnery Sgt. Charles A. Wallace, assigned to CID Unit San Diego. Hernandez received the Cmdr. Dan F. Shanower Intelligence Specialist of the Year Award, which recognizes intelligence specialists for their performance, leadership, special accomplishments, and overall contribution to command efficiency, morale and welfare. “I am truly honored to receive this award, and I know that without the teamwork and contribution of my leaders and Sailors, I would not be receiving this today,” said Hernandez. “I am

IS1 Martin P. Hernandez (left) and ISCS Timothy J. Moran, assigned to CID Unit Hampton Roads, received naval intelligence community awards. Hernandez received the Cmdr. Dan F. Shanower Intelligence Specialist of the Year Award, and Moran received the Vice Adm. Rufus L. Taylor Award for Excellence in Intelligence Instruction. U.S. Navy photo

being recognized for the achievements of my command, the time and effort my mentors have invested in me, and my mentorship towards junior Sailors and staff members.” Hernandez’s selection was based on his delivery of 1,250 hours of instruction to 575 students, while also leading 13 instructors in revising 480 hours of intelligence specialist curriculum and creating 63 lessons and 17 tests. “Petty Officer Hernandez is a true Navy professional, an outstanding instructor and mentor to the Sailors in Intelligence Specialist ‘A’ School,” said Capt.

Mark Kester, commanding officer of CID Unit Hampton Roads. “His commitment to developing the ‘total Sailor’ is based on superior professional performance, focused training, and personal interest in the quality of life of all personnel.” Moran and Wallace both received the Vice Adm. Rufus L. Taylor Award for Excellence in Intelligence Instruction. “It is a great honor to receive this award, as it is affirmation as to the high-caliber Sailors and Marines I enjoy the privilege of leading and instructing alongside daily,” said Moran, who leads 30 instructors for the 21-week Ma-

rine Air Ground Task Force Counterintelligence/Human Intelligence (HUMINT) course. They provided 17,840 hours of expert instruction to 133 activeduty and reserve component Sailors and Marines during 2015. “Senior Chief Moran has played a critical role in developing Navy and Marine Corps human intelligence professionals, a skill set in high demand across the joint force,” said Kester. “While providing firstclass instruction for a course highly regarded by the HUMINT community, Senior Chief Moran has also demonstrated he is a leader who mentors with an unstoppable passion for seeing Sailors and Marines succeed.” Wallace also expressed his gratitude for winning the award, saying while he was not looking for an award for his efforts, being recognized as an outstanding instructor made him feel like his time at CID Unit San Diego was put to good use. “Being an instructor has been a great experience for me both personally and professionally,” said Wallace. “Personally, it has given me an opportunity to further my education and meet people from different walks of life. Professionally, I have been exposed to naval intelligence and the unique approach the Navy takes to problem sets, which I

will be able to carry on and apply in my Marine Corps career.” Wallace instructed nine out of the 11 intelligence courses offered at CID Unit San Diego and taught 82 percent of all students attending intelligence courses in 2015. As course supervisor for amphibious readiness groups attending the Information Warfare Team Trainers, he ensured that the course ran smoothly while supervising a team of seven enlisted personnel and three civilians. He instructed and facilitated 18 team trainers, completing 525 team trainer instructor hours. “Gunnery Sgt. Wallace embodies the excellence in instruction that this prestigious award seeks to acknowledge,” said Capt. Miriam Smyth, commanding officer of CID Unit San Diego. “He is a clear standout at my command, teaching in almost every intelligence course that we offer at CID Unit San Diego. Without a doubt, he has improved the readiness of carrier strike groups and amphibious readiness group IW teams to execute real-world operations.” For more news from the Center for Information Dominance, visit http://www. navy. mil/ local/ cid/, http:// www. netc. navy. mil/ centers/ ceninfodom/, http:// www. facebook. com/ Center For or InformationDominance/, http://www. twitter. com/ CenterInfoDom/.

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The Florida Small Business Development Center (FSBDC) at the University of West Florida (UWF) recently hosted a business plan competition to conclude its inaugural Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program, an training initiative for veterans in the state of Florida seeking to start their own businesses. The program – piloted by UWF, in conjunction with the FSBDC Network and Military Veterans Resource Center – opened in March to more than 80 veterans. The first phase included online training, and the second involved three week-

ends of direct business training, mentoring and an optional business plan competition. Bradley Cantrell of Fort Walton Beach won the competition with “Happy Hour Ice Cream,” an alcohol-infused ice cream parlor with non-alcoholic options also available. Robert Fuszner of Pensacola came in second place with “StarChip Computers,” a solution for cybersecurity and com-

puter aging issues. Lee Hinman of Panama City was the thirdplace winner with “eMarket Places,” an improved search mechanism to find various, highly rated service contractors. “The program educated me on the business model canvas where I learned how to research my ideas and find out if they were feasible,” Cantrell said. “The pitch was by far the most challenging component, but also the most valuable, because I now know what was missing from my plan.” The competition gave participants the opportunity to hear comments and critiques from the judges and advice from program mentors, helping to bol-

ster their ideas. “My business model changed due to direct feedback and reflection,” Fuszner said. One of the judges for the competition said he was impressed with the overall program and the plans pitched for consideration. “Simply preparing for a competition like the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship business plan requires a significant level of commitment, learning, practice, thought and courage,” said Rick Duke, founding director of the UWF Center for Entrepreneurship. “Regardless of the outcome, the value to them was the experience, which likely took them outside

their comfort zone.” Veterans Florida, the Florida SBDC Network, the UWF Military Veterans Resource Center and other partners in the program held a closing session in Tampa June 27-28, where administrators discussed the program’s future and opportunities for expansion. The Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program is available to veterans who are active duty or have been honorably discharged; reside in Florida or plan to locate to Florida; and demonstrate an interest in entrepreneurship. The program is provided at no cost. For more information about the program, contact sbdcmarketing@uwf.edu.


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Morale, Welfare and Recreation TheNASPMorale,WelfareandRecreation (MWR)departmenthasanumberofupcomingeventsandactivities.Formoreinformation, call452-3806,ext.3100,orgototheMWR websiteatwww.navymwrpensacola.com.

Thousands of spectators watch from the shoreline as a Blue Angels jet passes over the pier during a past Pensacola Beach air show. Photo by MC1 Andrea Perez

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housands flock to Pensacola Beach each July for the annual air show featuring the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels. This year, fans will have multiple opportunities to catch a glimpse of the famous flight team in action, despite fears that the beach show would be canceled. The Blue Angels temporarily stood down and canceled three weekend shows after Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss was killed a June 2 crash in Smyrna, Tenn. In a city with deep military roots, few things arouse more pride than the sight of the Blues soaring high above the Gulf of Mexico. Naval Air Station Pensacola, which is

known as the “Cradle of Naval Aviation” for training generations of airmen. It also is the home base for the Blue Angels. This year is also special because the team, which started in 1946, is celebrated its 70th anniversary. The schedule for the beach show includes: • July 13, Breakfast with the Blues: Beach visitors can enjoy breakfast while waiting for the Blues to pass overhead at 8 a.m. • July 14-15, Blue Angels practice shows: Two practice runs for the Blues are sched-

uled for 2 p.m. July 14 and 2 p.m. July 15. A dress rehearsal for the airshow’s civilian acts will start at noon July 15. • July 16, the official show will begin at noon. The line-up includes the Redline Sports Team flying RV-8 speed demons; Gary Ward flying the MX2, a high-speed aerobatic aircraft; Kevin Coleman flying a one-of-a-kind Extra 300SHP; and Skip Stewart flying a biplane that roars and races. Fat Albert, a C-130 Hercules that flies support for the Blue Angels, will kick off the Blue Angels performance at 2 p.m. After the beach show, the Blue Angels will be traveling to out-of-town air shows for the rest of the season, which ends Nov. 11-12 with the 2016 Blue Angels Homecoming Show at NASP.

At the movies FRIDAY

“Warcraft” (2D), PG-13, 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.; “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” (2D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Now You See Me 2,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

“Alice Through the Looking Glass” (2D), PG, noon; “Warcraft” (2D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.; “Now You See Me 2,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” (2D), PG-13, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.; “Me Before You,” PG-13, 4:30 p.m.; “X-Men: Apocalypse” (2D), PG-13, 7 p.m.

SUNDAY

“The Angry Birds Movie” (3D), PG, noon; “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” (2D), PG-13, 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.; “Warcraft” (3D), PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Now You See Me 2,” PG-13, 1 p.m.; “Warcraft” (2D), PG-13, 4 p.m.; “X-Men: Apocalypse” (2D), PG-13, 6:30 p.m.

MONDAY

“Alice Through the Looking Glass” (3D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Warcraft” (3D), PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” (2D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “X-Men: Apocalypse” (2D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.

TUESDAY

“Me Before You,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Conjuring 2,” R, 7:10 p.m.; “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” (2D), PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Warcraft” (2D), PG-13, 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Free admission to all movies: “The Jungle Book,” G, 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.; “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,” PG-13, 6 p.m.; “The Angry Birds Movie” (2D), PG, noon and 2:30 p.m.; “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,” R, 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” (2D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Conjuring 2,” R, 7:10 p.m.; “Warcraft” (2D), PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Me Before You,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.

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

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

• Free tickets for BooFest: BooFest is scheduled for July 22-23 and free tickets are being given away to active-duty and retired milmembers itary while the supply lasts. You must show your ID at • Youth Sports pro Pensacola Bay football camp: RegisCenter Box Office. tration is open for a free There is a limit of pro football camp with two tickets per ID. kicker Graham Gano • Auditions an- scheduled for July 19nounced: For 20 at NASP Barrancas those with children Ball Field. You can find interested in the registration forms under theater auditions Youth Sports on MWR scheduled for 9 webpage (www.navy a.m. to 11 a.m. July mwrpensacola.com/). 25 at the NASC You should return Theater, Bldg. 633. the registration forms The Missoula Chil- to NASP or Corry Stadren’s Theatre pro- tion youth centers, or duction will be e-mail completed “Sleeping Beauty.” registration forms to About 50 to 60 y.center@mchsi.com. children will be cast to appear. After a week of rehearsals, the performance is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. July 30. For information, contact the Youth Center at 452-2417. • FootGolf: Try a new sport at A.C. Read Golf Course: They have a new FootGolf Course. Cost is $9 for military and guests, $10 for DoD and guests and $5 or age 17 and younger. For more information, call 4522454. • Get Golf Ready Clinics: For five weeks, PGA golf professionals will teach you the basics of the swing at A.C. Read Golf Course at Naval Air Station Pensacola. Clinic dates are Mondays through Aug. 1 or Aug. 15 to Sept. 12; Wednesdays through Aug. 3 or Aug. 17 to Sept. 14; and Fridays through Aug. 5 or Aug. 19 to Sept. 16. Register at https://campscui.active.com/orgs/ACReadGolfClub. For information, call 452-2454. • Summer Day Camps: Weekly camps, continue through Aug. 9. From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at NASP Youth Center; from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. at NASP Corry Station School Age Care. For ages 5 (kindergarten) to 12. Pre-register at www.militarychildcare.com. For more information, call 452-2417 or 453-6310. • 2016 A.C. Read Match Play Championship: July 22-24 at A.C. Read Golf Course at Naval Air Station Pensacola. $145 per person or $290 per team. Register today; space limited. For more information, call 452-2454. • Navy Child Development Home Program: You can earn $7,000 to $48,000 a year working from home as a Child Development Home Provider. Attend a free orientation class from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 25-29 in Bldg. 4119 at NASP Corry Station. For more information, call 572-5026 or 281-5368.

Liberty activities Liberty program events at NAS Pensacola and Corry Station target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. You must sign up in advance for off-base trips. For more information, call 452-2372 or go to http://naspensacola-mwr.com.

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If you are a victim of sexual assault, it is not your fault. Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away: The SafeHelpline provides live, one-on-one crisis support and information by trained staff. Call: (877) 995-5247; click: www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247, CONUS; (202) 470-5546, OCONUS (may be extra charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to non-intimate partner adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services, safety interventions and/or transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim may report to his/her chain-ofcommand, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR VA, SARC, or others. NCIS shall be notified by the CO and/or the VA/SARC in unrestricted cases to begin investigation. Investigation results are provided to the offender’s CO for appropriate action/disposition. Restricted reporting allows a victim to have a confidential report, which does not trigger command or law enforcement notification and the victim may have a SAPR VA and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim may disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care professional and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 Victim Advocate, call 449-9231/2. For the Civilian Victim Advocate, call 293-4561. To contact the duty SARC, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.

NAS Pensacola Protestant • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Chapel choir, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge. • Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center. Roman Catholic • Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the Our Lady of Loreto Chapel. • Confessions: 30 minutes before services. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Meeting: 6 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Thursday, J.B. McKamey Center. For information, call 452-2341. NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, fellowship hall vice conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, choir room vice sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

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

The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Stress Management Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon, every first and third Thursday. While the elimination of stress is unrealistic, managing stress is an attainable and realistic goal. that can be achieved by a number of stragegies. Learn some techniques. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • Emergency Preparedness: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today, July 29. Each type of disaster requires different measures to keep you, your family and your pets safe. Be prepared. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • Parenting Tips for Blended Families: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. July 11 and July 25. A discussion of the challenges and joys of living in a blended family. All military parents welcome. For more information or to register, call 452-5609.

• First Time Parents Class: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 12. Parenting tips that every new or beginner parent needs to know. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • Family Caregiver Seminar: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. July 13. Taking care of aging parents and children is a challenge. Find out about resources available to assist military families. To register or for information, call 452-5609. • Tips to Building Self-Esteem: 8 a.m. July 17 at FFSC. Low self-esteem can negatively affect every facet of your life. Learn to improve your self-esteem. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • Imagination Station: 10 a.m. to noon every third Thursday of month at Blue Wahoo Stadium. The next meeting is July 21. The NASP New Parent Support program partners with Imagination Station for a military family play date. Meet some military families and let your children play. For more information, call 452-5609.

Community Outreach If you are interested in participating in some volunteer activities, contact the NASP Community Outreach office. The Community Outreach office also keeps track of volun-

teer hours. You need to report any hours of volunteer work to receive due recognition. For more information, call 452-2532 or e-mail nasp_ comm_outreach@Navy.mil.

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CKC Boxer puppies for sale Brindle/ White and Solid White. $350 females, $400 males. Call 337-499-4988 or 337-2870566.

Rollaway bed, Sealy Posturpedic full mattress with the frame. New, 6 months old. 407-431-3699.

Naval Aviation framed prints, Vietnam. Enterprise on Yankee Stadium 34x44. USS DeHaven escorting USS Coral Sea @ Tonkin Gulf 39x31. Artist R.G. Smith. See photos: http://pensacola. craigslist.org/ art/5542437987. ht

2006 Nissan Frontier/Pathfinder 17” six spoke alloy rims w/lug nuts. New condition. $250 for all. Set of headlights for same, $125, like new. David @850-4848998.

Two cemetery lots, Rose Lawn Cemetery, Gulf Breeze. Under large oak tree, farthest from street, easy access. $1250 each. Nicely maintained cemetery. 850-292-1035.

One sofa, coffee table, and end table. Perfect Articles for Articles for Sale condition. $200 for all, cash Deep drop only. 850-287fishing. Stain- 0519. less steel Banshee rig w/16” Foosball Table. reel. 1000ft. of T o u r n a m e n t 200lb. Mono. League. ExcelCatch swordfish, lent condition, 100lb. Gag/War- heavy duty consaw grouper, etc. struction. Ready to use. $200. Dave 850554-2399 $75. 497-1167.

Rifle. Custom CZ. 223 cal. Sporting rifle. Walnut stock, range-finder Two cemetery scope. Perfect plots @Mem- condition. $500. ory Park Cem- 417-1694. etery. Milton, box. Fl. Extras with Tackle cemetery all Extra large. Plaready paid for. no box. Filled Asking $5K with lures and for everything, tackle. For inoff-shore OBO. 850- and 626-4710 for fishing. $30 for more informa- box and all. 4549486. tion.

Ling Tower aluminum. 93.5’ tall. 76x75x71x75. Platform 57” high. $300. 850221-4399.

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pier. Fenced yard. $1500/ 3 B R / 2 B A . month. 850-572Kitchen w/ 4544. large bar. OneFor Sale car garage. For Sale Privacy-fenced backyard. Gulf FSBO: brick Beach Highway. home 1700 sqft. No pets. $850/ Split bedroom. month. $850 de- Fireplace. All posit. 850-944- new floors, all new kitchen. 7197. One 1 acre land. House for rent: C a n t o n m e n t . anytime: 3BR/2BA, very Call @850clean. Double Mike carport. Fenced 491-6567, Tess yard. Quiet area. @ 8 5 0 - 5 2 9 $ 8 2 5 / m o n t h . 4899. $700 deposit. ranch Credit report re- 3/1.5 quired. 850-455- house for sale in Milton on half 2189. acre with fenced and U p s t a i r s backyard A p a r t m e n t . garage, new cen$ 7 0 0 / M o n t h . tral HVAC, only 1BR/1BA - Off 6 or 7 minutes Barrancas (near from NASWF. Only $64,900. NAS) *Utilities in- Obo. 207-274cluded. De- 1745 posit $700. Pet Deposit $200. 4 B R / 2 B A Please call/text house. 1803sqft. (850)255-1365 5 minutes outNASP for more infor- side backgate. Gamation. rage 275sqft., 3/2 in waterfront s c r e e n e d - i n neighborhood, porch 242sqft. Milton. Private Newly renovatboat launch and ed, ready now.

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