SAPR recruiting ... The NASP Sexual Assault Prevnetion and Response (SAPR) program is currently recruiting active-duty members and GS civilians to serve as victim advocates (VA) for the NASP SAPR team. DoD currently requires all VAs to be certified effective FY-13. In order to be certified, a 40-hour VA class is required. The class will be held at the NASP Conference Center from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., July 22-26. A VA registration packet, a completed DD Form 2909 and a personal interview with one of the NASP Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARCs) are required prior to attending class. The last day for packet/interview is July 18. If you are interested in becoming a VA for sexual assault victims or would like more information, contact Lillie Johnson (452-5109, Lillie.firstname.lastname@example.org); Rachel Phillips (452-5328, email@example.com); Anne Ballensinger, (452-9017, firstname.lastname@example.org);or NASP Fleet and Family Support Center 452-5990, ext. 0.
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VT-10 wins SecNav Safety Excellence Award By Lt. Jordan Brown VT-10 PAO
he secretary of the Navy recently announced that the Wildcats of Training Squadron 10 (VT-10) were the recipients of the 2012 SecNav Safety Excellence Award, marking two consecutive years of outstanding aviation safety. VT-10 is the Navy’s and Marine Corps’s primary training squadron for naval flight officers (NFOs), an essential weapon in the naval aviation arsenal. Training of NFOs is accomplished in the T-6A Texan II and the T-39 Sabreliner aircraft based out of NAS Pensacola. In the last calendar year, VT-10 has flown a total of 17,247 T6 and T-39 flight hours with zero flight or ground mishaps. Additionally, in both 2011 and 2012, the Wildcats were awarded
the CNO Safety Award as well as the Adm. John H. Towers Flight Safety Award, which is given annually to the naval air training command squadron that has NAS Pensacola’s Training Squadron 10 soars: the Wildcats of VT-10 are the recipients of the 2012 SecNav Safety achieved the best Excellence Award for aviation training. (Above) A squadron T-6A Texan II crosses over the Gulf of Mexico on a trainmission-oriented ing flight. Photo courtesy VT-10 flight safety program for the calendar year. • Aviation, Marine Corps Re• Aviation, Navy Active Duty: Last year, From Secretary of the Navy Public Helicopter Maritime Strike serve: Marine Aerial Refueler the squadron Affairs Squadron Seven-Two (HSM-72, Transport Squadron Two Three completed the Four (VMGR-234). WASHINGTON (NNS) – Sec- formerly HSL-42). training of 428 stu• Emerging Center Of Excel• Aviation, Marine Corps Acdent NFOs while retary of the Navy (SecNav) Ray maintaining its high stan- Mabus has announced his safety tive Duty: Marine Fighter Attack lence: Submarine Safety (Subexcellence awards recipients for Squadron One Two Two safe) Program. dards of excellence. • Safety Integration In Ac(VMFA-122). The Wildcats of VT-10 2013. • Aviation, Navy Reserve: quisition: Naval Sea Systems The winners are: are proud to serve and are • Aviation, Training: Training Fighter Squadron Composite honored to have received Twelve (VFC-12). See Award on page 2 such a prestigious award. Squadron Ten (VT-10).
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NETC requesting reservists as instructors By Ens. Jacqui Wengler NETC PAO
Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced July 2 that there are still more than 200 opportunities for Navy reservists to help shape the future of the U.S. Navy as instructors at training commands across the NETC domain, and reservists are encouraged to act early for best selection of billets. The commands include Recruit Training Command
(RTC) in Great Lakes, Ill., as recruit division commanders (RDCs) and as shore duty instructors for various “A” schools, as well as Navy Military Training Instructors (NMT) at the Training Support Center (TSC) Great Lakes. These opportunities were broadcast to reservists via the GovDelivery system, a communication system that ensures the dissemination of information to the Navy Reserve component, earlier this week. Prospective personnel are ad-
vised to begin the application process and seek out information from training sites. “Fleet readiness begins with quality training and investing in our Sailors’ learning and development increases our mission readiness and strengthens our nation,” said Katrina Chancellor, NETC workforce planning analyst. “We have funds available and want to encourage more appli-
Blue Angel mission continues... Cmdr. Tom Frosch, commanding officer and flight leader of the U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, signs autographs at the National Naval Aviation Museum at NAS Pensacola. Although budget cuts have forced the cancellation of 2013 air shows and practice demonstrations, the Blue Angels are still committed to their mission of enhancing Navy recruiting, and representing the Navy and Marine Corps aviation in the local community. Photo by MC2 Kathryn E. Macdonald
cants to take advantage of these great opportunities to help teach and shape our Sailors’ careers while funds last.” Instructor billets range from E5-E8 and are available at Naval Air Technical Training Center, Pensacola; Navy Technical Training Center, Meridian, Miss.; the Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit, Surface Warfare Officer School Unit and Training Sup-
port Center, Great Lakes, Ill.; and Mine Warfare Training Center and Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center Pacific in Point Loma, Calif. “These assignments provide an outstanding leadership opportunity for hard charging professionals to teach rating knowledge and leadership skills, using their breadth of Navy experience to illustrate concepts to our newest Sailors,” said Chancellor.
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Sequestration impacts onboard NAS Pensacola By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer
The National Naval Aviation Museum has joined the sequestration casualty list aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP). Officials have announced that the museum will be closed on Mondays through Sept. 30 in order to absorb re-
ductions resulting from federal furlough. The museum’s new operating hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, go to www. naval aviation museum. org. Because of automatic budget cuts that are part of sequestration, one-day-a-
week furloughs – involuntary unpaid time off – began July 8 for Department of Defense (DoD) employees. The furloughs are scheduled to continue through the end of the fiscal year, for a total of 11 days. Furlough-related changes in operating hours have been previously been announced for other facilities that offer
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Vice chief to fleet leaders: Preventing sexual assault begins with you From Vice Chief of Naval Operations Public Affairs
WASHINGTON (NNS) – In a message to flag officers, commanding officers, and officers in charge, Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Mark Ferguson highlighted Navywide accountability for sexual assault July 8. The message from Adm. Mark Ferguson explains the Navy will soon announce policies and programs to address sexual assault across the fleet and sets the expectation Navy leadership will do everything they can to prevent the crime. “Sexual assault ruins lives, divides teams and erodes trust. As leaders, we must provide our Sailors a responsible, professional, and safe environment in which to work and live,” said Ferguson in the message. Ferguson told fleet leaders that preventing the crime of sexual assault starts with command climate. They must create atmospheres of trust and confidence that ensure Sailors can report sexual assault or sexual harassment without fear of retribution or retaliation. He also stressed that once victims report crimes, it is the responsibility of the chain of command to ensure victims receive the appropriate level of care and support. Award from page 1
Command – Mobile Landing Platform Team. • Ashore, Industrial, Category A: Marine Corps Support Facility Blount Island. • Ashore, Industrial, Category B: Naval Facilities Engineering Command Far East. • Ashore, Industrial, Category C: Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow. • Ashore, Non-Industrial, Category A: Marine Corps Detacment, Fort Leonard Wood. • Ashore, Non-Industrial, Category B: Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. • Ashore, Non-Industrial, Category C: Naval Station Rota Spain. • Fleet Operational/ Fleet Support: Assault Craft Unit Five. • Afloat, Large Deck
Command climate has a role in not only reassuring victims, but in sending a message that committing sexual assault will not be tolerated. “We must reaffirm our commitment to our shipmates, and our actions must make clear to potential perpetrators of this crime that they will be held appropriately accountable,” Ferguson said. Telling leaders “this is our issue to solve,” he reminded them they are accountable for: • Ensuring all Sailors are treated with dignity and respect, • Incorporating sexual assault prevention measures into their commands, • Providing responsive victim support, • Ensuring all unrestricted sexual assault allegations are promptly reported to NCIS and investigated, and • Holding offenders appropriately accountable. In the near future, the Navy will announce additional policies and programs to address sexual assault, including a continued effort highlight the responsible use of alcohol. The goal of these programs is to promote safe living and working environments across the Navy. Get more information and resources to combat sexual assault at www. sapr. navy.mil.
Combatant: USS Enterprise (CVN 65). • Afloat, Surface Combatant: USS Cape St George (CG 71). • Afloat, Amphibious: USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). • Afloat, Submarine: USS Connecticut (SSN 22). • Afloat, Auxiliary: USS Emory S Land (AS 39). Mabus congratulated the recipients in his AlNav released July 2. “Safety and risk management are indispensable to effectively prepare for and complete our mission, whether at home or deployed in harm’s way,” Mabus stated. “Your safety accomplishments are proof positive of your mission safety command culture and your commitment to each other, to safety excellence, to the nation, and to the Department of the Navy as a
world class safety organization. You have justly earned the right to fly my SecNav Safety Flag for the next year. My personal congratulations to all SecNav Safety Excellence Award recipients.” The recipients will receive a plaque, citation and the SecNav’s Safety Excellence flag at a presentation taking place at the command level. Recipients have the right to fly the SecNav Safety Excellence flag for one year. The Safety Excellence Awards were established in 2002 by Gordon R. England, who twice served as SecNav. It is the Department of the Navy’s premier tribute to commands and programs that promote the safety of our Sailors, Marines and civilians, and protect our aircraft, ships and facilities from mishap.
Naval Hospital Pensacola satellite pharmacy open ... At a grand opening ceremony held recently, Capt. Maureen Padden, commanding officer, Naval Hospital Pensacola; Lt. Ken Jenkins, department head, NHP Pharmacy; Cmdr. Denise Peet, director of Clinical Support Services, NHP; and Capt. Keith Hoskins, commanding officer, NASP, cut the ribbon for NHP’s new satellite pharmacy located next to the Naval Air Station Pensacola Commissary. Beneficiaries are still requested to call in refills through the automated system 505-6459 for pickup at the new site. Photo courtesy Jason J. Bortz
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Applicants must successfully qualify for the Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) 9502 Navy Instructor as defined in the Military Personnel Manual (MilPersMan) 1306-953, or currently hold a 9502 NEC. Orders will be for at least one year, but may be extended for as long as three years, and a permanent change of station (PCS) is authorized. RDC applicants must successfully complete training as outlined in MilPersMan 1306-954 to earn a 9508 NEC as an RDC. Final assignment to instructor duty at NETC training elements is contingent upon completion of the Navy Instructor Training (NIT) course. “Qualified, applicants will attend school(s) and earn either or both the 9502/9508 NEC and be eligible for special duty assignment pay (9508) and leadership experience,” added Chancellor. “Women reservist personnel are highly encouraged to apply as either RDCs or NMT instructors as they are both needed at Great Lakes.” For more information about taking advantage of this career opportunity, contact the representative at the training site you are interested in working at: • Naval Air Technical Training Center
(NATTC), Pensacola; ASCM Sean Fitzgibbon, 452-9700 (ext. 3148), email@example.com. • Naval Technical Training Center (NTTC), Meridian, Miss.; James (Tom) Childress, (601) 679-2901, firstname.lastname@example.org. • Center for Surface and Combat Systems (CSCS) Unit Great Lakes, Ill.; Lt. Matthew Quigley, (847) 688-4607, email@example.com. • Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) Unit Great Lakes, Ill.; Lt. David Andrews, (847) 688-3504, firstname.lastname@example.org. • Training Support Center (TSC) Great Lakes, Ill.; Jennifer Greeley, (847) 6884862 (ext. 165), jennifer. greeley @navy. mil. • Recruit Training Center (RTC) Great Lakes, Ill.; Steven Poellinger, 757-3834158, email@example.com. • Mine Warfare Training Center Point Loma, Calif.; MNC Lindsey Wohlgemuth, (619) 524-1510, firstname.lastname@example.org. • Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Center Pacific (FLTASWCENPAC), Point Loma, Calif.; Senior Chief Sonar Technician (SW) Brian Holzmacher, (619) 524-0225, email@example.com.
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off-duty activities including recreational services and shopping. • In March, the NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation department announced operational modifications including changes in hours of operations and some program offerings. For information on MWR facilities or programs, call 452-8285 or go to www.naspensacola-mwr.com. • The Pensacola NAS Commissary, 5800 West Highway 98, is scheduled to be closed on Mondays. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday through Sept. 30. For more information, call 452-6880. Shoppers still have some options on Mondays, however. The Pensacola Navy Exchange (NEX) mall will remain open seven days per week throughout the temporary commissary hours reduction (through Sept. 30), officials said.
New citizens swear in ... More than 20 students from Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) become United States citizens during a naturalization ceremony at Pensacola’s federal courthouse June 26. A significant difference from many citizenship ceremonies that take place throughout the United States is that the new American citizens had already sworn allegiance to the United States and protect its freedom when they became United States Navy Sailors. “Being an American citizen is not a prerequisite to join the American armed forces, but service in the American armed forces is a path to citizenship,” said Capt. Jim Daniels, NATTC’s commanding officer. “For these Sailors, their path to citizenship brought them from many different parts of the world and walks of life, but it culminated in their decision to join the United States Navy and become American citizens.” Photo by AMSC Richard Keillor
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Navy committed to responsible marine research By Rear Adm. Kevin Slates Director, Engergy & Environmental Readiness Division
resident Barack Obama recently issued a proclamation that declared June 2013 as National Oceans Month. Among other things, the proclamation recognizes the vital role that oceans play in supporting our economy, providing food and energy, and enabling national security. The proclamation calls upon Americans to do our part to maintain the oceans today and for the future. The proclamation also touches on the National Oceans Policy, in which the Navy participated, describing a focus on better decisionmaking through science and data sharing. The Navy is pursuing permit renewals for the continuation of our training and testing off the East Coast, Southern California, Hawaii and in the Gulf of Mexico through 2019. These activities are designed to prepare our ships, submarines, aircraft and Sailors to perform our national security mission, which – as an organization that operates forward at sea 24 hours a day, seven days a week – means we are constantly interacting with the
ocean environment. We consider ourselves to be stewards of the environment, both at sea and ashore. To do this responsibly, we have to incorporate scientific data in how we analyze our potential effects. The Navy has made a significant investment for this purpose, committing more than $250 million to marine mammal monitoring and marine mammal research projects during the past decade. The results of these research efforts, which range from defining hearing thresholds for marine species and using and improving radio tagging for tracking marine mammal movement and physiology, to creating more accurate mathematical models for predicting how marine mammals perceive sound, have contributed
Dolphins jump out of the water near the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3) March 24 during an underway replenishment in the U.S. Fifth Fleet area of responsibility. Photo by MC2 David Hooper.
greatly to our understanding of how human activities may affect marine life. Recently, a team of researchers from private, academic and Navy labs completed a pilot “fast and light” marine mammal behavioral response study on our Southern California Offshore Range using new, highly compact equipment that can be deployed from small rigid hull inflatable boats. Past behavioral response studies used much larger systems that required significant space on large research vessels and more personnel to deploy and operate. Using this compact and less expensive equipment, the researchers at the Southern California Offshore Range attached data tags to two whales and tracked the animals’ responses to various sounds in an effort to predict how they may
react to sonar and other manmade sounds. This month, this team is planning a different type of behavioral response study in coordination with Navy ships, using actual sonar signals from the Navy vessels. This will be the first time this type of study has ever been attempted. We’re excited and proud to support this type of cutting-edge research and look forward to seeing the results. As mentioned in the spring issue of Currents, the Navy’s Living Marine Resources Program recently announced six priority areas for marine research funding from FY 20132014. The Navy is currently reviewing pre-proposals from research organizations to meet those needs, and plans to request formal proposals in July. As we continue to work with the National Marine Fisheries Service to finalize our
permits in the coming months, I fully expect critics to debate the effects of our training and testing activities on marine life. While we may not agree on those issues, we can agree that the oceans are important to all of us. Furthermore, I believe the Sailors who depend on this vital training and testing to meet our national defense mission deserve – and would appreciate – acknowledgement that the Navy is a responsible steward of the environment based on what we know about the oceans. We will continue working closely with federal agencies, science institutions and other partners in the United States and abroad to develop new science to increase our understanding and guide our decision making.
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Junk boat divers: Past and present By MC3 Nicholas S. Tenorio
EY WEST (NNS) – In a U.S. Navy fleet of aircraft carriers, nuclear submarines and amphibious assault ships, it’s a curious question how salvage vessels acquired the nickname “junk boats.” “Back then, there was more importance – and money – put into warfighting ships,” said Ciardiello. “When salvage vessels needed repairs or replacement parts, they had to find them in the junkyards.” Either way, the nickname stuck. And junk boats are still a key operating platform for Navy ND2 Martin Horan, assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, prepares for a dive aboard the Mildivers, such as those from itary Sealift Command rescue and salvage ship USNS Grasp (T-ARS 51). Photo by MC1 Ja’lon A. Rhinehart MDSU2 based at Joint Expeditionary Base Little and other Safeguard-class derway and head into of Southern Partnership erators, engineers and a Creek-Fort Story. Station. During this six- navigation crew. vessels are fly-away sur- port.” On June 28, MDSU2, face supplied dive sys“We can do salvage In addition to dive month deployment, ComCompany 2-1, aboard the tems and a training, life aboard a sal- pany 2-1 divers are operations, harbor clearUSNS Grasp, completed decompression chamber. vage vessel tests the fun- scheduled to sail from ance and pulling off a 24-day training exercise seamanship port to port, working with stranded vessels,” said “The fly-away system damental in Key West. military divers of partner Long. “We have surface can be operated from port skills of Navy divers. “The training in Key or starboard side without “Most people don't re- countries to improve their supplied air that can put West included mixed-gas any modification,” said alize the level of seaman- diving skills and capaci- divers down to 190 feet. diving, surface supplied Ciardiello. “It’s very easy ship that is required of ties. We can unload mixed diving, diving the MK 16 and efficient to shift based divers,” said Smith, a for“Working with military gas and get divers to 300 rebreather, chamber oper- on sea state and current. mer boatswain’s mate first divers from other coun- feet. We’ve salvaged ations and emergency Having a chamber on class. “We use line han- tries is a great exchange of gear from as low as procedure drills,” said board, inside the skin of dling and rigging every information,” said HMC 4,000 feet deep utilizing NDC Jason Smith, chief the ship, you’re protected day in our jobs, especially Christopher Precht, the remote operated vehipetty officer at Company by the elements. If we had aboard junk boats.” diving medical technician cles. This ship can also 2-1. “We also assisted the a real casualty, and had to Company 2-1 is sched- with Company 2-1. “It’s tow an aircraft carrier, ship’s crew with mooring treat a guy for several uled for deployment an opportunity for our and we've done a numoperations.” hours in the chamber, the aboard the USNS Grasp divers to practice their ber of towing jobs.” Onboard USNS Grasp ship could easily get un- to South America as part own skills, as well as “This type of vessel travel and work with peo- has always been held in a ple from different cul- high regard in Navy diving,” said Ciardiello. “All tures.” “When salvage boats the big jobs were onboard were first commissioned, a junk boat. TWA Flight there were two classifica- 800 was onboard a junk tions of Navy divers,” boat. The (Civil War-era said Ciardiello. “Junk wreck) Monitor recovery: boat divers and non-junk that was done onboard a junk boat. The USS Laboat divers.” “The duty aboard these garto (SS 371) identificavessels was just that ardu- tion in the Gulf of ous,” said Ciardiello, Thailand, a World War II “The diver would stand submarine that hadn’t bridge watch and engi- been seen in 60 years, neering watch. They were was identified onboard a anchor duty and team junk boat.” “The junk boat’s hisleaders on the fire party. On top of it all, they had tory, every diver knows to take care of the dive about,” said Ciardiello. “And for the guys to get system onboard.” USNS Grasp is still a on here, they feel like Navy-owned vessel, but they got a little piece of her crew is made up of diving history. It’s a pride civilian mariners from thing.” For more news from MSC. The civilian Multinational divers disembark the Military Sealift Command rescue and salvage ship USNS Grasp (T-ARS mariners aboard include Explosive Ordnance Dis51) after a tour of the ship during Eurasian Partnership (EP) Dive 2012. EP Dive 2012, a multinational train- able-body seaman, stew- posal Group 2, visit ing event co-hosted by the Romanian and U.S. navies, includes participants from Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Geor- ards, communication op- www.navy.mil/local/eod2/.
As with any good sea story, there are multiple accounts of its origin. An undisputable fact about junk boats, however, is that salvage vessels, such as the USNS Grasp (T-ARS-51), have long operated as a platform for Navy divers. According to the captain of the USNS Grasp (T-ARS-51), Peter Long, the term junk boat is a historic legacy from early salvage operations. “In the old salvage days, salvage ships would attempt to recover what they could from wreckage sites,” said Long, a civilian mariner with the Military Sealift Command (MSC). “If they couldn’t bring it back in total, they brought back as much as they could. And so, they came back with a lot of ‘junk.’ ” NDCS Russell Ciardiello, master diver of Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, Company 1, reports a slightly different version.
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Doctors graduate from NHP family medicine program By Jason J. Bortz Public Affairs Officer, Naval Hospital Pensacola
fter three years of hard work and studying for boards, six residents from Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) graduated from the Family Medicine Residency Program June 28 and are now ready to be family medicine physicians in the Navy. “I am very proud of this group of residents,” said Lt. Cmdr. Leah Soley, residency program director at NHP. “They are amazing and probably our strongest class in my four years here.” Naval Hospital Pensacola is one of five family medicine teaching hospitals in the Navy. All residents are medical school graduates, and during their first year of residency, they are referred to as interns. Joining the six residents were seven graduating interns who must still complete the remaining two years of the residency program. Graduating interns have the option of immediately continuing their residency program or they can elect to serve as a flight surgeon or in undersea or general medicine before completing their residency. “Being an intern is the hardest year in the life of a doctor,” said Capt. Maureen Padden, commanding officer, NHP, who completed her internship
New residents • Graduating residents: Lt. Cmdr. Sonja Whitaker, Lt. Cmdr Bruce Yee, Lt. Andrew McDermott, Lt. Daniel Algert, Lt. Lesley Algert and Lt. Jean Mathurin. • Graduating interns: Lt. Cmdr. Eduardo Rizo, Lt. Cmdr. David Moore, Lt. Julie Polonczyk, Lt. Meghan Ginn, Lt. Mark Wirtz, Lt. Matthew Regan and Lt. Cmdr. Marcel Vargas. in 1993 at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Calif. Throughout all three years, residents are exposed to the full scope of family medicine and serve as primary care managers for patients within NHP’s Family Medicine Medical Home Port. They treat patients of all ages and see a variety of health care scenarios in both inpatient and outpatient settings including pediatrics, surgery, internal medicine, gynecology, psychiatry, orthopedics, dermatology
Six doctors from Naval Hospital Pensacola’s Family Medicine Residency Program sit together June 28 during a graduation ceremony at the National Aviation Museum aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. For the past three years, the graduating residents served as primary care managers for patients within NHP’s Family Medicine Medical Home Port. Photo by MC1 James Stenberg
and neurology. It is not uncommon for a resident to be the one who tells a patient she is pregnant, deliver the baby and provide care for the mother and infant after the birth. This wide range of health care knowledge is what attracted many of the residents to family medicine. “As a family medicine resident, I was exposed to everything, and I wanted to do it all,” said Lt. Daniel Algert, a graduating resident who will be reporting to USS Eisenhower (CVN 69). “I would be on call on the labor deck, go help in the emergency room, go over to the intensive care unit and then listen to a mom concerned about her child. We have a great program here and
(the staff) prepared us well for a family medicine career in the Navy.” One of the advantages these residents had doing their residency at NHP was the exposure to patient-centered care, also known as Medical Home Port. Naval Hospital Pensacola’s Family Medicine Residency Program was the first DoD facility to pilot the Medical Home Port, a team based approach to primary health care where patients are assigned to a specific team. The team reviews all of the patient’s medical needs and ensures that anything required for the patient is addressed during the appointment, including booking referrals and giving needed immunizations.
Understanding Medical Home Port was not only an advantage for the residents, but will benefit all of Navy medicine when the residents report to new commands with this knowledge. “They are now experts at Medical Home Port,” said Soley, “and they will be expected to help lead the implementation of Medical Home Port at their next assignment.” Despite the long hours and lack of sleep, these new family medicine physicians are now prepared for whatever their next assignment will be in Navy medicine. “I learned a lot and had great mentors,” said Algert. “I feel like I am ready for family medicine.”
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SAPR standdown @NASWF: zero tolerance Story, photo by Ens. Emily Hegarty NASWF PAO
aval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) hosted multiple Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training sessions for all NASWF personnel June 20 at various locations in compliance with Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) guidance. All Navy bases were required to execute a SAPR standdown by July 1. Following a Navy-mandated curriculum, the SAPR standdown was lead by the commanding officer, executive officer and command master chief, and focused on discussing command climate and defining what sexual assault, harassment and sexism are and how to identify them. The SAPR standdown is not the Navy’s first attempt to increase awareness of prevention efforts aimed at combating sexual assaults in the armed forces. Recent SAPR training included April’s SAPR-F and SAPR-L training, as well as “no zebra” training in May. SAPR-F, or “fleet” training, was designed for first class petty officers and below and emphasized the need to eradicate sexual assault and promote positive change within the command climate. SAPR-L, or “leadership” training was designed for chief petty officers and above, with the goals of raising awareness of the challenges posed by sexual assault and giving leaders the tools and techniques to address them. “No zebra” training was performance-based training in which performers acted out scenarios of sexual assault, harassment, and domestic violence. The training stressed bystander intervention, and that these behaviors will not be tolerated. According to Kristen Klein,
the Sexual Assault Resource Coordinator (SARC) at Whiting Field, the theme behind all of this training is the same. “The message is that sexual assault is everyone’s issue, not just the victims themselves,” Klein said. “It has a ripple effect on coworkers, commands, and mission readiness as well.” History: The Department of the Navy initially established their program to combat sexual assault under the title Sexual Assault Victim Intervention (SAVI) in 2005, with the goals of preventing sexual assault, encouraging increased reporting of the crime, and improving response capabilities for victims. SAVI stressed prevention through education on risk reduction, but now focuses on holding offenders accountable, what to do when someone encounters a sexual assault scene, and how to stop such occurrences from happening in the first place. The subsequent name change from SAVI to SAPR reflects the program’s shift to emphasize treatment, support and system accountability. Additionally, SAPR is a Department of Defense-wide program name, which demonstrates Navy’s program realignment with DoDwide goals. Program offerings: The SAPR program is run by certified victim advocates and Sexual
NASWF Sailors listen to Commanding Officer Capt. Matthew Coughlin as he presents training to help prevent sexual assaults in the Navy and at the base. The June 20 training was mandated as part of a comprehensive Department of Defense effort to eliminate sexual assault in the military ranks.
Assault Response Coordinators (SARCs) who receive a minimum of 40 hours of training. Applicants must pass a background check, submit two letters of recommendation and pass an interview. New SAPR guidelines are encouraging all victim advocates to become nationally certified. Victim advocates stand watch, meaning that they are on-call and available via cell phone after normal business hours to ensure that victims have a point of contact at all times. In addition to military victim advocates, a civilian victim advocate was introduced on base in order to provide better availability for potential victims. A victim advocate’s first priority is to ensure victims are aware of all the options available to them. “The point is to give victims time to digest everything and understand their options before it goes to the next level of command or NCIS is notified,” explained Klein. The victim advocate acts as the victim’s primary resource point of contact, making certain that they have the proper support, including crisis intervention, counseling, medical and investigative resources, depending on the victim’s wishes. SAPR in the news: Recently, sexual assault in the military has seen a great deal of media atten-
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tion. While the 2011-2012 annual report of sexual assault in military showed an increase in the total number of sexual assault cases, it also demonstrated an increase in reporting of sexual assault. And the reporting of such cases is what the Navy is striving for, Klein said. “We would like to see that they felt comfortable (enough so) that they could come forward and report it.” Discussing the recent media attention, Klein also noted that it’s not necessarily all bad. While the events themselves don’t reflect favorably upon the military community, it does illustrate that general awareness about SAPR and the intolerance of sexual assault is increasing, Klein noted. “Hopefully this will continue to raise awareness and give people more confidence in making reports. It can be intimidating for victims to make reports for a variety of reasons: fear of being judged, fear of the offender, fear that their case won’t be handled well, or because they think it’s their fault. The attention shows that the media and the public are taking this seriously, because it is a very serious issue, and may help victims feel more comfortable coming forward.” The media attention may also lend itself to giving victims greater faith that something may
be done about their case, which will hopefully lead to an increase in the percentage of assaults that are reported. While SAPR does not encourage victims to choose restricted or unrestricted reporting, they do strive to make sure all victims feel safe enough to talk to a victim advocate. “We want to make sure the victim is informed, without taking away their power of choice,” she stated. Officials with Whiting Field Fleet and Family Services are currently looking to expand the Victim Advocate Program, and are striving for a representative from each command on base to best meet victims’ needs. Interested persons are encouraged to apply with FFSC. FFSC will be hosting a SAPR training session for new Victim Advocates Aug. 26 through 30 at NAS Whiting Field. Whiting Field’s SAPR resources are based in the FFSC building. In case of emergency, the victim advocates can be reached at (850) 554-5383, and the SARC can be reached at (850) 499-5810. Additionally, the DoD Safe Helpline, a comprehensive resource for confidential support and information, can be reached at safehelpline.org, by calling 1 (877) 995-5247, or by texting 55-247.
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5K run/walk scheduled for July 13
A 5K run/walk run being presented by the NASP Multicultural Committee (MCC) is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. tomorrow, July 13, on the NAS Pensacola chip trail. The Ronald McDonald House will receive 20 percent and the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society will receive 10 percent of the proceeds. The rest of the money raised will benefit future MCC events. Prizes include a $150 gift card, a $100 tattoo gift card and gift cards from Red Lobster. Registration is $20 per person For more information, contact HM2 Oral Manning at 505-6698, or HM3 Jerome Jeffrey at 5057111 or (561) 891-8491.
SAPR program recruiting advocates
The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program is currently recruiting active-duty members and government service civilians to serve as victim advocates (VA) for the Naval Air Station Pensacola SAPR Team. DoD currently requires all VAs (and SARCs) to be certified effective FY-13. The last day to apply for DoD certification is July 31. In order to be certified, a 40-hour VA class is required. The nest class is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 22-26 at the Gateway Inns and Suites Conference Center. A VA registration packet, a completed DD Form 2909, and a personal interview with one of the NASP Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARCs) are required prior to attending class. The last day for packet/interview is July 18. If you are interested in becoming a VA for sexual assault victims or would like more information, contact one of the SARCs, Lillie Johnson, 452-5109, Lillie.firstname.lastname@example.org, or Rachel Phillips, 4525328, email@example.com; the NASP SAPR civilian VA, Anne Ballensinger, 452-9017, firstname.lastname@example.org; or the Fleet and Family Support Center, 452-5990, ext. 0.
Water quality reports available
The annual drinking water quality reports for NAS Pensacola/NASP Corry Station and Saufley Field are available on the NAS Pensacola website at www.cnic.navy.mil/pensacola/index.htm. Additional copies can be obtained by contacting Integrated Science Solutions Inc. Environmental at 452-3908. NAS Pensacola routinely monitors for contaminants in drinking water according to federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. Except where indicated otherwise, the reports are based on the results of monitoring for the period of Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2012. Data obtained before Jan. 1, 2012, and presented in the reports is from the most recent testing done in accordance with the laws, rules, and regulations. For questions about the reports or water utilities, contact William Taylor at 452-3131, ext. 3003.
NASP Vacation Bible School planned
Vacation Bible School is scheduled for 5:40 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 29 to Aug. 2 at the J.B. McKamey Center (directly across from the chapel building). The program is for children ages 4 through those entering sixth grade. The theme is “Jungle Jaunt, Responding to the One True God.” Activities will include adventure-filled Bible stories, rainforest crafts, time outdoors and songs. For more information, call 452-2341, option 5.
Budget for Baby classes scheduled
Officials at the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society are offering Budget for Babies classes. Classes at NAS Pensacola are scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 25 at the NMCRS facility in Bldg. 191 at 91 Radford Blvd. A class at NAS Whiting Field is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon July 20 in the atrium building. For more information or to make reservations, call 452-2300.
You can stop at Walmart and give blood
Blood donations are always needed, especially during the challenging summer months when donations diminish due to vacations, school breaks and possible storms. Blood drives are scheduled at several area Walmart this weekend. Donors will receive a wellness checkup of blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron count including a cholesterol screening and a $10 Walmart gift card. Donors also will receive an Outback Steakhouse coupon for $5 off two entrees. Generally, healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood. For more information about donating blood and donor center locations, call 473-3853 or go to www.oneblood.org.
Student program needs host families
ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries around the world. To become a host family or to find out how to become involved with the program, call Lisa Ries or Rebecca Watson at 1 (800) 473-0696 at the ASSE Southern Regional Office. For more information or to complete an online application, go to www.host.asse.com.
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Coin collectors to meet July 18
Members of the Pensacola Numismatic Society, a coin collecting club, will meet at 6:30 p.m. July 18 at Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant, 630 North Navy Blvd. There will be a presentation on elongated coins. 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.
PLT calender feaures play, auditions
The Treehouse Series of Pensacola Little Theatre (PLT), an Acorn Production, and Andrews Orothopaedic and Sports Medicine Center are presenting “Mr. Toad’s Mad Adventures” July 13-14 and July 20-21. The play is a new take on the children’s classic “The Wind in the Willows.” Performances are at 10 a.m. tomorrow, July 13, and July 20, and 2:30 p.m. July 14 and July 21. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children 12 and younger. Also on the PLT’s calendar are auditions for the musical “Godspell,” which are scheduled for 7 p.m. July 15 and July 16 for men and women ages 20 and older. Show dates are Sept. 13-15 and Sept. 19-22. Actors will be asked to dance for the majority of the audition and prepare 16 bars of a song, preferably from the show. For audition information, to to www.PensacolaLittleTheatre.com. Pensacola Little Theatre is located inside the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 South Jefferson St. For additional information, call 434-0257.
Church offers Vacation Bible School
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 9301 Gulf Beach Highway, has scheduled a Vacation Bible School program for 9 a.m. to noon July 15 to July 19. The program is designed for children ages 3 and older. The theme will be “Face Your Fears at Colossal Coaster World.” In the one-week adventure, children will hear Bible stories and motivating music as sell as make crafts and play games. For more information, call 492-1518 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration open for marathon
Registration is open for the ninth annual Pensacola Marathon, which is scheduled to start at 6:30 a.m. Nov. 10 at Veteran’s Park. The race is presented by the Pensacola Sports Association, and this year it will include a marathon relay. Teams can include four people with the minimum age being 12 on race day. Each person will run one leg of the race. Exact leg measurements will be announced at a later date. For individual runners, there are half and full marathon categories. The Pensacola Marathon is a Boston Marathon qualifier. For more information, call 434-2800 or go to www.marathonpensacola.com.
Manna has openings for volunteers
Manna Food Pantries, 116 E. Gonzalez St., has a number of positions available for volunteers. • Client interviewers: Conducting short interviews to qualify clients. • Pantry/warehouse: Packing grocery bags and sorting donations. • Drivers: Delivering food to pantries and picking up donations. • Garden: Planting, weeding and harvesting food. • Special events/project: Assisting and working with special events and fundraisers. Volunteers must go through an orientation before they can start work. For more information on volunteering, contact Volunteer Coordinator Sherry Jones by phone at 432-2053 or by e-mail at email@example.com. For more information on the organization, go to www.mannafoodpantries.org.
Hunters can win trip to Arkansas
The Robinson Harris Academy of Music is offering a chance to win a hunting trip for two to Wildlife Farm in Casscoe, Ark. A drawing is scheduled for noon Sept. 25 at the Fricker Resource Center, 900 North F St. Tickets are $10 each. You do not need to be pres-
ent to win. Tickets can be purchased at Outcast Fishing & Hunting, 3520 Barrancas Ave., in Pensacola and Gulf Breeze Bait & Tackle, 825 Gulf Breeze Parkway, in Gulf Breeze. Second prize is a $75 Visa gift card and third prize is a $50 Visa gift card. For more information about the academy or the trip, call 261-0690.
EscaRosa CFC getting ready for 2013
The EscaRosa Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is in the initial planning stages for the 2013 program and there are several ways you can get involved. Recommendations are being accepted for federal employees to participate in sub-committees to offer ideas, suggestions and recommendations to the Local Federal Coordinating Committee (LFCC). Sub-committees include marketing, awards, special events and materials. For more information, contact CFC Director Ron Denson by phone at 452-2029 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Global Corner recruiting for team
The Global Corner is a Pensacola-based nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching children about other countries and cultures. The group has brought hands-on activities to more than 38,000 elementary students throughout Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in the past seven years. This year, the group will focus on Italy. Now you can join the organization’s team as a teacher, a volunteer or a board member. Teachers work from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. approximately 90 days during the school year. Volunteers help with curriculum development, administrative duties, or with preparing packets for students. Board members chart the direction of the organization, and help to raise funds and awareness. For more information, contact Lee Hansen by phone at 332-6404 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Gallery presents ‘Birds of a Feather’
The Blue Morning Gallery, 21 Palafox Place, is presenting a group show, “Birds of a Feather,” through July 31. Participating artists are Valerie Aune, oil; Susan Mayer, found art/mixed media; and Laura Wolfersperger, mixed media/encaustic. A reception is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, July 5, at the gallery. Special guests will be birds from the Northwest Florida Animal Sanctuary with their handlers. Guitarist John Maddox will perform. For information, call 429-9100 or go to www.bluemorninggallery.com.
Free tennis clinic offered at NASP
The Pensacola Sports Association (PSA) is offering a free tennis clinic for area youth as part of the 2013 Pensacola Racquet Round Up. The clinic is scheduled for July 29 at Naval Air Station Pensacola tennis courts. Ages 6-8 (8 a.m. to 10 a.m.) and ages 9-12 (10 a.m. to noon). All skill levels are welcome. Area tennis professionals will lead the instruction. Participants are encouraged to bring racquets if they have them, appropriate tennis shoes and clothes, water bottle and sun screen. Racquets will be available to use during the clinic. Parents can register their children online at www.pensacolasports.com or by visiting tennis centers or pro shops to fill out a paper form.
Shakespeare acting camp announced
Southeastern Teen Shakespeare Company is offering a “Never Doubt I Love” Shakespeare camp from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 29 to Aug. 3 at Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. Students ages 12 to 19 are invited to join the members of the Southeastern Teen Shakespeare Company in an exploration of the art of acting that builds confidence, encourages teamwork, unleashes creativity and teaches young people the power and beauty of language. Campers will perform exercises and work on scenes from plays as they explore how love can exist and be the motivation for actions both beautiful and barbaric. The company, now in its eighth year, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing teens in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties with instruction and performance opportunities that lead to their growth as artists and community members. Tuition is $95. To register, call (662) 278-8383. For more information, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
New festival outlined in Perdido Key
A new festival will blend kayak races, barbecue cook-offs and live blues music at Perdido Key. The inaugural Kayak, Barbeque and Blues Festival is scheduled for Aug. 31 at Hub Stacey’s at 5851 Galvez Road. The festival will feature “Battle of the Paddle” kayak races with cash prizes. The event will also feature a BBQ cook-off performances by Gulf Coast musicians. The day will be capped by a fireworks show beginning at 8:30 p.m. For more information, go to www.visit perdido.com.
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ightning: What you know can save your life
ightning is fascinating to watch but also extremely dangerous. In the United States, there are about 25 million lightning flashes every year. Each of those 25 million flashes is a potential killer. Florida is the “lightning capital of the United States,” with more strikes than any other state. Understanding the dangers of lightning is important so that you can get to a safe place when thunderstorms threaten. If you hear thunder – even a distant rumble or a crackling aloft – you are already in danger. While lightning fatalities have decreased during the past 30 years, lightning continues to be one of the top three storm-related killers in the United States. In addition, lightning injures many more people than it kills and leaves some victims with life-long health problems. How thunderstorms develop: All thunderstorms go through stages of growth, development, electrification, and dissipation. Thunderstorms often begin to develop early in the day when the sun heats the air near the ground and pockets of warmer air start to rise in the atmosphere. When these pockets of air reach a certain level in the atmosphere, cumulus clouds start to form. Continued heating causes these clouds to grow vertically into the atmosphere. These “towering cumulus” clouds may be one of the first signs of a
developing thunderstorm. The final stage of development occurs as the top of the cloud becomes anvil-shaped. How lightning forms: Lightning is a giant spark of electricity in the atmosphere or between the Lightning Safety Awareness Week was June 23-29. Most people are struck by lightning before or just after a atmosphere and the storm. Why? Because they wait too long to seek shelter or go back outside to soon. So if you hear thunder roar, go ground. In the initial indoors immediately. Don’t go outside until 30 minutes or more after hearing the last thunder. stages of development, air acts as an insulator be- as thunder. Normally, you thunderstorms are ex- ball dugouts and sheds. travel time: Sound travtween the positive and can hear thunder about 10 pected. Monitor weather A safe vehicle is any els at 331.3 meters per negative charges in the miles from a lightning conditions and get to a fully enclosed metal- second (1,087 feet per cloud and between the strike. Since lightning can safe place before the topped vehicle such as a second) in dry air at 0 decloud and the ground; strike outward 10 miles weather becomes threat- hard-topped car, minivan, grees Celsius (32 degrees however, when the differ- from a thunderstorm, if ening. Substantial build- bus, truck, etc. While in- Fahrenheit). ences in charges become you hear thunder, you are ings and hard-topped side a safe vehicle, do not The speed of sound too great, this insulating likely within striking dis- vehicles are safe options. use electronic devices changes depending on the capacity of the air breaks tance of the storm. Rain shelters, small such as radio communi- temperature and the hudown and there is a rapid Lightning safety: sheds, and open vehicles cations during a thunder- midity; but can be discharge of electricity There is no safe place are not safe. storm. If you drive into a rounded off to about 350 that we know as light- outside when thunderA safe shelter from thunderstorm, slow down meters per second and ning. storms are in the area. If lightning is either a sub- and use extra caution. If 1,200 feet per second. So Lightning can occur you hear thunder, you are stantial building or a en- possible, pull off the road sound travels one kilomebetween opposite charges likely within striking dis- closed metal vehicle. A into a safe area. Do not ter in around three secwithin the thunderstorm tance of the storm. Just safe building is one that is leave the vehicle during a onds and one mile in cloud (intracloud light- remember “when thun- fully enclosed with a roof, thunderstorm. Unsafe ve- roughly five seconds. ning) or between opposite der roars, go indoors.” walls and floor, and has hicles include golf carts, When you see the flash charges in the cloud and Too many people wait far plumbing or wiring. Ex- convertibles, motorcy- of a lightning, start counton the ground (cloud-to- too long to get to a safe amples include a home, cles, or any open cab ve- ing seconds. Divide to see ground lightning). Cloud- place when thunder- school, church, hotel, of- hicle. how far away the lightto-ground lightning is storms approach. Unfor- fice building or shopping Lightning victims: If ning struck: if it takes 10 divided two different tunately, these delayed center. Once inside, stay someone is struck by seconds for the thunder to types of flashes depend- actions lead to many of away from showers, lightning, they may need be heard, the lightning ing on the charge in the the lightning deaths and sinks, bath tubs, and elec- immediate medical atten- struck about two miles or cloud where the lightning injuries in the United tronic equipment such as tion. Lightning victims do three kilometers away. originates. How hot is lightning? stoves, radios, corded not carry an electrical States. Thunder: Thunder is The best way to protect telephones and comput- charge and are safe to It depends what the lightthe sound made by a flash yourself from lightning is ers. touch. Call 911 and mon- ning is passing through. of lightning. As lightning to avoid the threat. You Unsafe buildings in- itor the victim. Start CPR As lightning passes passes through the air, it simply don’t want to be clude car ports, open or use an automated ex- through air, it can heat the heats the air quickly. This caught outside in a storm. garages, covered patios, ternal defibrillator if air to 50,000 degrees causes the air to expand Have a lightning safety picnic shelters, beach needed. Fahrenheit: about five rapidly and creates the plan, and cancel or post- pavilions, golf shelters, Calculate lightning’s times hotter than the sursound wave that we hear pone activities early if tents of any kinds, base- distance by thunder’s face of the sun.
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Jokes & Groaners It’s raining really bad jokes ... Why did the woman go outdoors with her purse open? Because she expected some change in the weather. What happens when it rains cats and dogs? You have to be careful not to step in a poodle. What do you call it when it rains chickens and ducks? Fowl weather. What’s the difference between a horse and the weather? One is reined up and the other rains down. What’s it called when a tornado takes away your cow? An udder disaster. According to one news story, if global warming continues, in 20 years the only chance we’ll have to see a polar bear is in a zoo. So in other words, nothing is going to change. Q) What’s worse than raining buckets? A) Hailing taxis.
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Naval Hospital Pensacola, April 21-May 18, 2013 Aaliyah Rose Penner, was born to HN Zachery and Danielle Penner, April 21. Lillian Morgan Trenka, was born to 2nd Lt. Matthew and Kimberly Trenka, April 23. Audrey Mae Reeves, was born to Lt. Jarrod and Rachel Reeves, April 24. Robert William Stolarski, was born to Ens. Benjamin and Jamille Stolarski, April 25. Eli King Outlaw, was born to Shaquille Marie Outlaw, April 27. Benjamin Alan Terry, was born to Patrick and Ens. Carisa Terry, April 28. Jaxon Jay Janda, was born to ABF Nicholas and Kourtnee Janda, April 30. Erika Annesleigh Hermann, was born to Capt. Rory and Stephanie Hermann, May 3. John Kilton Kingsman, was born to Lt. Kilton and Katie Kingsman, May 6. Titus Maximus King, was born to AC2 Isaiah and Selina King, May 7. Rowan Scott Hardin, was born to Lt. j.g. Andrew and Danielle Hardin, May 12. Josephine Mae Nuhfer, was born to AE2 Tyler and Ashley Nuhfer, May 13. Cameron Elijah Kendrick, was born to Dujuan Kendrick and Carlee Willis, May 16. Paige Middleton and Caroline Elise Stephens, were born to Lt. Patrick and D’anne Stephens, May 17. King Ja’el Iliyas Sanders, was born to Keisha Hiter, May 18. Ronan Andrew Klinefelter, was born to Luther and CTRC Emily Klinefelter, May 18.
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350th CACOM Soldiers celebrate United States Army’s 238th birthday By Spc. Marsha Wood 350th CACOM UPAR
The 350th Civil Affairs Command (CACOM) Soldiers, unit alumni, local citizens and other service members from the Department of Defense celebrated the United States Army’s 238th birthday with a ball in Pensacola June 1. The “Army Birthday Ball” has been a long standing tradition within the Army’s community, where Soldiers across the world celebrate the birth and history of the United States Army, which was established June 14, 1775. The evening started off with a social hour prior to the formal receiving line. The receiving line was manned by Brig. Gen. Mark McQueen, commanding general, 350th CACOM; his wife, Karen; the commander of Delta Company, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion (cohosts of the event), Capt. Benton Parson; his wife, Leah; and the evening’s guest speaker, retired Col. Danny McKnight. More than 200 guests were in attendance and they were treated to a display by Delta Company’s honor guard for the color presenta-
Retired Col. Danny McKnight
tion and performed a prisoner of war/missing in action tribute. The event had
a joint flavor with members of the local Marine Corps detachment and Air Force personnel in attendance. Additionally, musical support was provided by the members of the a cappella choral group from Naval Air Station Pensacola Naval Education Training Center, who performed renditions of “The Star Spangled Banner,” Ray Boltz’s “Fallen, Not Forgotten,” and then lead the assembled attendees in the “Army Song.” One of the highlights of the evening was a traditional
Lt. Col. William H. Paull and Pfc. Rebecca R. Malcorps, representing the oldest and youngest Soldiers in the 350th CACOM, cut an Army birthday cake during the 238th Army birthday ball June 1 at the New World Landing in Pensacola.
cake-cutting ceremony, which was done by the youngest and oldest Soldiers at the ball. At this year’s event Pfc. Rebecca Malcorps of Delta Company (born in 1994) joined Lt. Col. (Dr.) William Paull, who came into the Army in 1976. The evening’s guest speaker, Col. McKnight, as the battalion commander for 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment in Somalia in 1993, was the basis for the book and movie, “Black Hawk Down.” McKnight regaled the audience with humorous and thoughtful anecdotes on command, leadership and patriotism. “Having Col. McKnight as our guest speaker was such an honor, and highlight of my night; not only was he a humble Soldier and leader, but a comedian too,” said Spc. Nicholas L. Bodis, a civil affairs specialist, for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 350th CACOM. “I’m fairly new to this unit, so it was nice to meet new faces, have a good evening dining and socializing with the friends I’ve already made, and enjoy the Army’s birthday with all of the Soldiers of the 350th CACOM.”
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Pen Air program generates $10,000 to support local charity From Pen Air Federal Credit Union
Members of Pen Air Federal Credit Union’s senior management team presented $10,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida June 27. Pen Air Federal Credit Union (FCU) employees have been contributing funds throughout the year to support Ronald McDonald House of Northwest Florida as part of the credit union’s “Jeans for Generosity” employee charitable giving program. Employees participate by allocating a portion of their payroll check to a designated charity. All Pen Air FCU employees participating in “Jeans for Generosity” are granted additional “casual dress days” throughout the year in order to show-
case their support for giving back to community organizations. “Jeans for Generosity” was estab-
lished by Pen Air FCU’s Charitable Events Committee with a mission to expand Pen Air FCU’s community support for charitable organizations and causes. Employees were surveyed to determine which charities they would be most interested in supporting through this charitable giving program. This year, employees raised a total of $5,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida and Pen Air FCU matched the total employee contributions dollar-for-dollar. Funds raised through the “Jeans for Generosity” campaign have allowed Pen Air FCU the opportunity to sponsor a room for one year at the Ronald McDonald House and provide additional funds to support the organization’s day-to-day expenses for its residing families.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida, 5200 Bayou Blvd., serves as a home-away-fromhome and source of respite and resources for more than 20,000 children and families’ children suffering a medical crisis. “It’s truly fulfilling to see the overwhelming support of our employees taking part in this charitable giving program. ‘Jeans for Generosity’ is just one more way for Pen Air Federal Credit Union to expand its community support,” said Stewart Ramsey, Pen Air Federal Credit Union president and chief executive officer, Pen Air Federal Credit Union is dedicated to giving back to the community in which it serves, following the credit union philosophy of “people giving back to people.”
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Blue Angels missing from air show lineup From Santa Rosa Island Authority
A number of civilian aircraft will be performing aerial acrobatics over the Gulf of Mexico during the Pensacola Beach Air Show, today, July 12, and tomorrow, July 13. The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) organized the event to replace of the annual Blue Angels beach show after the team was grounded from performing for the rest of the season due to federal budget cuts. Admission is free and the show will feature 24 aircraft that will be flying from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day, said Buck Lee, SRIA executive director. Planes scheduled to fly include: • Extra 300SHP flown by Kevin Coleman, who at 21 years old is one of the youngest air show celebrities in the world. • The MX2, the latest in unlimited aerobatic aircraft, will be flown by Gary Ward. • Prometheus flown by Skip Stewart, an aerobatic champion who has won several gold medals in regional competitions and two Pitts Trophies. • The Beech T-34 Mentor flown by Lima Lima, one of the world’s original six aircraft civilian formation aerobatic flight teams. Lima Lima stresses precision formation flying from the six ship wedge and double arrowhead to the basic fig-
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Lima Lima, a formation flying team, is one of the acts scheduled to perform in the Pensacola Beach Air Show. Photo from www.LimaLima.com
ure four and diamond formations. • Red Star & The Dragon, a team of war birds that perform 800 mph head-on merges. Red Star is a Viper-29 and The Dragon is a BAC-167 Strikemaster. • Otto the Helicopter, flown by Roger Buis of Pensacola, performs a low-level, choreographed act set to music. The act demonstrates agility and maneuverability of helicopter flight and features some special treats for children, such as blowing bubbles. • Team Aero Dynamix (formerly known as Team RV), the world’s largest air show team, combines precision formation flying and formation acrobatics. In addition to the air show, the
SRIA will present a free concert featuring The Tams at 7 p.m. tomorrow, July 13, at Casino Beach Gulfside Pavilion. The vocal group from Atlanta is known for such 1960s hits as “Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy,” “What Kind of Fool,” “I’ve Been Hurt” and “Untie Me.” The Tams toured with Jimmy Buffet during his 1999 “Beach House on the Moon” tour and they recorded “Flesh and Bone” together. Beach officials are already thinking about next year’s air show. “We hope next year the United States Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, The Blue Angels, will be able to return for our air show, as they will surely be missed this year,” Lee said.
At the movies
The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities that the whole family can participate in. For more information, call 452-8285 or visit the MWR website: www.naspensacola-mwr.com. • Movies on the Lawn: Movies at dusk second and fourth Saturday of month through August on the lawn in front of Portside Gym, Bldg. 627. “Frankenweenie” is scheduled for tomorrow, July 13. “Madagascar 3” is scheduled for July 27. Bring blankets, chairs and coolers. Movies and popcorn are free. Check MWR website for notices in case of rain. For information, call 452-2372. • Water Babies: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. tomorrow, July 13 at Mustin Pool. Other classes July 20, July 27 and Aug. 3. Class for parents and babies from six month to three years. $30 military, $35 DoD, $40 civilian. For information, call 452-9429. • Splash ʼnʼ Dash: 6 a.m. July 17 at NASP Corry Pool. This is an alternative physical training option. 150 meter swim followed by one-mile run. Free, but you must pre-register with Leon Freeman (email@example.com). For more information, call 452-6198. • Summer swimming: Swimming lessons Tuesday through Friday. Bring birth certificate. $50 for military, $55 DoD, $60 civilian. Day care from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. Eight day sessions and evening one-week sessions. For information and registration, call Aquatics Office at 452-9429. • Tennis clinics: Monday and Wednesday at A.C. Read courts. Ages 10 and younger, 3:15 to 4 p.m.; ages 11 to 17, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Private and group lessons also available. Instructor is USPTA tennis professional Cameron Jones. Cost is $10. For information, call 292-3502. • Youth bowling camps: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 16-18 and Aug. 14-16 at Corry Bowling Center. For ages 5 to 18. Cost is $60. Each camp includes bowling, lunch and learning sections with coach. For more information, call 452-6380. • Sea kayak day trips: Outpost Marina, Blue Angel Naval Recreation Area. During July the introductory price is $15 ($25 in August). Includes lessons, equipment and guide. Five trips available on Saturday and Sunday, so sign up early. Bring hat, sunglasses, sun screen, water and lunch. For more information, call 453-4530. • Mega Spin Ride: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. July 20 at Crosswinds, NASP Corry Station. Cost is $5. All the spin bikes (40) in one place – instructors that inspire – music that motivates. For information and to reserve seat, call 452-6802. • Youth Soccer Registration: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 1-20 at the NASP Youth Center. For ages 4-14. Season is September to mid-November. Cost is $50 and includes uniform shirt, shorts, socks and trophy. Volunteer coaches are needed. For more information, call 452-3810 or 452-2417. • Mission Nutrition: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 19 and Aug. 20 and Oct. 28 and Oct. 29, Radford Fitness Center, Bldg. 4143. Course emphasizes nutrition as preventative medicine. Free for active duty, dependants, retirees and MWR employees. Point of contact is Nicole Gilchrest by phone at 452-7810 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org of Nicole.email@example.com.
“Man of Steel” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m., 8 p.m.; “This is the End, R, 6 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
“After Earth,” PG-13, noon; “Man of Steel” (3D), PG-13, 2:10 p.m., 5:10 p.m.; “Now You See Me, PG-13, 8:10 p.m.; “Man of Steel” (2D), PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “The Internship,” PG-13, 3:30 p.m; “This is the End, R, 6 p.m.; “The Purge,” R, 8:30 p.m.
“Man of Steel” (3D), PG-13, 1 p.m., 3 p.m.; “Fast and Furious 6,” PG-13, 6 p.m.; “Now You See Me,” PG-13, noon; “Man of Steel” (2D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “The Purge,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “This is the End, R, 7:30 p.m.
“The Purge,” R, 5 p.m.; “Man of Steel” (3D), PG-13, 7 p.m.; “The Internship,” PG13, 5:10 p.m.; “This is the End,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“Man of Steel” (3D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “The Purge,” R, 5 p.m.; “Hangover 3,” R, 7 p.m.
“Fast and Furious 6,” PG-13, 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. (free admission); “Man of Steel” (3D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “After Earth,” PG-13, noon (free admission); “Now You See Me,” PG-13, 2:30 p.m. (free admission); “Hangover 3,” R, 5 p.m.; “This is the End, R, 7:10 p.m.
“The Purge,” R, 5 p.m.; “The Internship,” PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Man of Steel” (2D), PG13, 6 p.m.
Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. New hours are 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. You must sign up in advance for off-base trips. For more information, call 452-2372 or go to www.naspensacolamwr.com/singsail/liberty.htm.
Regular: $3 adults, $1.50 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger 3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger
Details: 452-3522 or www.naspensacola-mwr.com
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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; go to www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247 CONUS; (202) 470-5546 OCONUS (may be additional charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to 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 a victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services and safety interventions such as a Military Protective Order (MPO), separation from offender, expedited transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim can report to his/her chain-of-command, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR Victim Advocate (VA), SARC, and his/her CO shall commence an investigation. Restricted reporting allows a confidential report, which does not trigger either command nor law enforcement notification and the victim can have a SAPR VA, and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim can disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care provider and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 VA, call 449-9231/2. To contact the SARC during working hours, call 452-5990, ext. 0; or during and after working hours, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.
Fleet and Family Support Center The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following classes: • Personal Financial Management Program: Offering “How to Come Up With that 20 Percent; Surviving a Furlough.” Class is open to all active duty, retirees, family members and DoD and contract employees. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • Stress management: Stress can damage your health, both physically and mentally. Learn how to recognize stress and become more productive,
happier and healthier. This class explores different stress management tips and techniques. Classes 10 a.m. to noon on first and third Thursday of each month. For details, call 452-5990. • Positive Parenting: Being an effective parent is one of the most rewarding tasks in life and one of the most challenging. Classes provide a practical approach to raising happy, respectful, self-reliant, healthy, confident, cooperative and responsible children. Six weeks of classes. Call 452-5609 to register.
Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach is seeking volunteers for opportunities including: • USO Northwest Florida: The USO is seeking volunteers that are committed to supporting America’s troops and their families. If you are interested, contact Faye White at 455-8280, option 4. • Northwest Florida Blood Services: Volunteers are needed to help in everyday operations. For information, contact Jamie Hudson at 473- 3853, ext. 132, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida: Youth mentoring organization matches screened adult volunteers
with children ages 6 through eighth grade who come primarily from single parent homes. For more information, go to www.bbbsnwfl.org. • Sea Cadets: The U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps, a small group of young people (male and female) ages 11 to 18, are looking for adult volunteers who are experienced in military matters. For more information, contact CTT2 James Barrett at James.email@example.com. For more information, contact NASP Community Outreach at 452-2532 or e-mail NAS PensacolaCommunityOutreach@ Facebook.com.
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Worship schedule The Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel and the Lady of Loreto Chapel are closed for renovations. During renovations, Sunday services are being held at the auditorium at Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Bldg. 633. NAS Pensacola Protestant •Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Sunday School, all ages, 9 a.m. Sunday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium. • Chapel choir, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Women’s Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall Student Lounge, Second Deck. • Bible study (all welcome), 5 p.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Bible study, 5 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center.
Roman Catholic • Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, chapel conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Praise and worship, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday. Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday. Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For more information, call 452-2341.
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Italian Greyhound pups. All shots, excellent champion background, male & females, $100 and up. 9810228 Schnorkie puppies, $300, available, 10 weeks of age. Vet checked, sixweek shots/dew o r m i n g received on June 25. 4928040 Free: 2 kittens, 968-2534. All supplies included. 1 grey & white male + 1 black & white female. Kept inside. 12 weeks. Have pictures, trained.
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Autos for sale
2007 PT Cruiser convertible, low mileage, $ 6 , 5 0 0 , maboyer_us@y ahoo.com
• 1991, 23 ft. Fish Hawk with walkaround cuddy cabin. NEWER Vortec 350 Engine & Outdrive - engine has less has 300 hours. Asking $5,200. Looks great, runs great. Just in time for boating season. Call Mac at 850-232-1068.
3/1 central heat/air, fenced yard, recently renovated. $795/ month, $795 deposit. Lease required. 206-3331
Roommate to share 2 bedroom home, 5 minutes from b a s e . $550/month plus ½ utilities. Spa included. 455-4635
Toddler bed & mattress, gently used ‘Disney cars’ & 2 sheet sets, $75. No tears/ stains/ smoke-free. Sig P220 45 968-2534 cal, 2 8-round Recliner/mas- mags is certisage & heat, fied pre-owned like new, call still in factory 455-8384 or wrapper. sol291-5382. $125 stice62@gmail .com, 712Airline pet 3327 kennel, large size, 36L x C o u c h , 2 4 W x 2 6 H , loveseat, otvery used in very toman, $400. good clean nice, condition. $50 478-9321 cash. 497-9780 King-size bed, inSolid oak 4- mattress drawer dresser cluded headtwo and mirror with board, large, deep n i g h t s t a n d s , drawers. Good dresser with c o n d i t i o n . mirror, oak ar$ 1 2 5 . moire. $800. 602-8657 455-8028 Dell Inspirion 530S PC, dual memory 8GB, $100. Logitech speakers, new, $40. 21.5” 1080p monitor, $50. 607-6439 Bose CineMate 2 series speakers w/stands, $350. 607-6439
W i c k e r loveseat, two end-tables, glass table, TV stand with TV, $800. 6028657 Floral Chaise, mahogany wood, very nice. $700. 602-8657
Language program by Pimsleur for learning Polish. Cost over $200, sell $75. 455-3362
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2005 Jayco Designer 5th Wheel 35 ft. – 2 A/C, 4 slides$25,000. 2005 Silver 2500 HD w/superslide package, $27,000. 3274657
2-1/2 beach cottage; 2 carports; garage; screen porch; walk to water $750/$600. 380-2416
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Condo 2/2, ground floor, fireplace, garage, behind Cordova Mall on Villas on the Pace: 3/2, S q u a r e , 2,100 sqft., $110,000. 206dining room, 6436 kitchen, fenced backyard, 2-car Lots for sale garage, central location, two 1 acre lot surNavy bases, veyed, first lot fishing, boat- on left, Wyning. First, last, datte Road off Saufley Pines security. Road, $30,000. $1,100/month. 206-6436 Available Aug. 10. 736-1764
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Open floor plan, 3/2 home in Heron’s Forest, gated subd i v i s i o n w/community pool, tennis courts, nature trails at the back gate of NAS. 2215955
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