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TraWing-6 change of command ceremony July 21 From TraWing-6

Capt. Edward L. Heflin will turn over command of NAS Pensacola’s Training Air Wing Six (TraWing-6) to Capt. Mark G. Stockfish in a ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum July 21, 1 p.m. Heflin’s next assignment will be as the commanding officer of the NROTC unit at Vanderbilt University.

Capt. Mark G. Stockfish

A native of Milwaukee, Wis., Stockfish enlisted in the United States Navy in 1982. Stockfish was subsequently selected for the enlisted commissioning program in December 1990 attended the University of Florida in August 1991, and was promoted to chief petty officer in 1992. Stockfish graduated with a bachelor of science degree in computer and information science in December, 1993, and was designated a naval flight officer in August, 1995.

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Blue Angels take off for the beach Blue Angels announce new solo pilot; From Visit Pensacola

Thousands are flocking to Pensacola Beach 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 in 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. NAS Pensacola 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

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1946, is celebrating its 70th anniversary. The schedule for the beach show includes: • Today (July 15), Blue Angels practice show: A practice run for the Blues is scheduled for 2 p.m. A dress rehearsal for the airshow’s civilian acts will start at noon. • Tomorrow (July 16), the official show will begin at noon. The line-up includes the Redline Sports Team flying RV8 speed demons; Gary Ward flying the MX2, a high-speed aerobatic aircraft; Kevin Coleman flying an Extra 300SHP; and Thousands of spectators watch from the shoreline as a Blue Angels F/A-18 passes Skip Stewart flying a bi- over the pier during a previous Pensacola Beach air show. Photo by MC1 Andrea Perez plane. 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 Homecoming Angels Show at NASP.

Center for Information Dominance changes name By Carla M. McCarthy Center for Information Warfare Training Public Affairs

Capt. Bill Lintz, Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT) commanding officer, announced that the information warfare (IW) community’s training arm officially changed its name from Center for Information Dominance (CID) to CIWT

July 7. In early 2016, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare and Director of Naval Intelligence Vice Adm. Ted Branch replaced the term “information dominance” with “information warfare.” This also resulted in Naval

Information Dominance Forces, which identifies the requirements for the IW community’s training, also changing its name to Naval Information Forces, to be consistent with naming conventions for other type commanders. The evolution in terminology

and command names is in response to Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson's Jan. 5 release of “A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority.” The document emphasizes “information IN warfare” and “information AS warfare” and demands the delivery of information warfare as a critical capability of See CIWT on page 2

Feds Feed Families campaign starts at NASP By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer Capt. Edward L. Heflin

In January, 1996, Stockfish reported to Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron 1 (VQ-1), Whidbey Island, Wash., flying in the EP-3 while holding positions in the tactics, maintenance, and operations departments. In March 1999, he was assigned to VP-30, the P3 fleet replacement squadron, where he served as VQ/VPU NFO training officer and the avionics division officer. Reporting to Special Projects Squadron 1 See TraWing-6 on page 2

Donations are coming in and the 2016 Feds Feed Families is on track for another successful year aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP). About 750 pounds of nonperishable food donations have been collected from Pensacolaarea commands since the eighth annual governmentwide campaign started June 1, said NASP Command Chaplain Cmdr. Steven “Todd” Orren. Contributions will be accepted through Aug. 31. Collection boxes are located at the NASP Commissary, 5800 West Highway 98, and at various commands around the base including NAS Pensacola Command Headquarters, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Hospital Pensacola and NASP Corry Station. Donations are picked up weekly to be delivered to a local food bank, and NASP should be on track for another banner year,

said RP3 Braelen Gasser, who is leading this year’s team. “We would like to keep setting some records,” he said. Historically, NASP has been a major player in the success of the campaign in Navy Region Southeast. In 2015, NASP’s 56,456 pound contribution accounted for 20 percent of the region’s total. Led by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), all federal agencies and field components are encouraged to participate in Feds Feed Families. The campaign has a big impact. Launched in 2009 as part of President Barack Obama’s United We Serve campaign, Feds Feed Families was designed to help food banks and pantries stay stocked during summer months when they traditionally see a decrease in donations and an increase in need. Since 2009 the food drive has collected nearly 57.2 million pounds of food for those in need. The nationwide total for last year was more than 17.9 million pounds.

If you are planning to make a donation, here are some most wanted items listed on the website of Manna Food Pantries in Pensacola: See FFF on page 2

Ceremony marks 25 years for NAS Pensacola’s Desert Storm Memorial Garden ... Base officials, veterans and family members gathered July 8 for a commemoration of the base’s Desert Storm Memorial. For story and more, see page A4. Photo by Janet Thomas

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(VPU-1), Brunswick, Maine, in September 2001, he served in the NATOPS, safety, and training departments while being forward deployed in support of combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. In July 2003, he reported to the USS George Washington (CVN 73) as a tactical action officer and air defense officer completing a six-month deployment to the Persian Gulf in July 2004. In November 2005, he rejoined VQ-1 as a department head serving as assistant tactics officer, VQ-1 Detachment Southwest Asia officerin-charge, administration officer and operations officer. He reported in November 2007 to the Bureau of Naval Personnel in Millington, Tenn., where he served as the VQ detailer and assistant captain detailer in the aviation assignments branch. Stockfish had the honor of being the last commanding officer of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron 2 (VQ2), leading the squadron into disestablishment in 2012. Following graduation from the Joint Forces Staff College JPME Level II course in November 2012, he served in a joint duty assignment to USSTRATCOM Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JFCC-ISR), Washington, D.C., as the global force manager for DOD ISR aircraft and unmanned air vehicles. He has accumulated more than 4,000 flight hours in U.S. maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, including more than 400 combat hours flying in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn and Operation Odyssey Dawn. Stockfish has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Air Medal (with Combat V; 1 Strike/ Flight), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (fourth award), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (fourth award), and other campaign and service ribbons.

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Blue Angels announce new solo pilot By Lt. Leslie Hubbell

SAN DIEGO (NNS) – U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, announced their selection of a prior Blue Angels pilot to serve as their new Blue Angel No. 6 opposing solo pilot July 11. The team will welcome back Navy Cmdr. Frank Weisser for the remainder of the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

Weisser previously served on the Blue Angels from 2008-2010 and performed duties as the narrator, key influencer and VIP pilot, opposing solo and lead solo. Weisser, is a native of Atlanta, Ga. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., graduated with a bachelor of science in mathematics in 2000, and was commissioned as an ensign in the U.S. Navy. Weisser received his

Cmdr. Frank Weisser

wings of gold in November 2002. He has accumulated more than 4,000 flight hours and

carrier-arrested 400 landings. The Blue Angels are interviewing all other 2017-2019 pilot and support officer finalists at the team’s home base of Naval Air Station Pensacola, during the week of the Pensacola Beach Air Show (July 16). Selections are slated to be made at the conclusion of the interview week. The mission of the Blue Angels is to show-

case the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence and service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach. For additional information or updates, contact the public affairs office at Commander, Naval Air Forces Pacific, by calling (619) 767-1623, or (619) 7671625.

Governor announces $1.8 million in defense grants From www.flgov.com

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott announced June 29 that $1.8 million has been awarded through the Florida Defense Support Task Force Grant Program to support seven defense projects across 13 counties. The goal of the funding is to strengthen Florida’s military bases ahead of any potential Department of Defense realignment or closure actions, thereby protecting the more than 774,000 jobs and more than $79.8 billion in economic impact the defense industry supports in Florida. Scott pointed out that Florida is home to more than 758,000

service men and women and that it is important to support them. “We will continue to work each day to make sure Florida is the most military friendly state in the nation,” Scott said. The Florida Defense Support Task Force was created in 2011 with the mission to make recommendations to preserve and protect military installations, support the state’s position in research and development related to military missions and contracting, and improve the state’s military-friendly environment for service members, military families, military retirees and businesses that bring military and base-related jobs to the state. This grant program is ad-

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the Navy’s mission sets. With headquarters at Naval Air Station Pensacola Corry Station, CIWT continues to train the IW community at 18 locations in the continental United States, Hawaii and Japan, as a learning center reporting to Naval Education and Training Command. “We have come a long way from when the first class of communications technicians, later called cryptologic technicians, began training at Naval Communications Training Center at Corry Field in Pensacola in 1961,” said Lintz. “Eventually that command developed into what was most recently called CID, following a history of several schoolhouses, including information technology and intelligence, merging together.” Today, CIWT teaches cryptologic technicians, information systems technicians, intelligence specialists, and even electronics technicians. For officers, CIWT provides training to cryptologic warfare, information professional, intelligence, and foreign area officers. “Our largest locations at Corry Station, Virginia Beach, San Diego and Monterey continue to be full commands in their own right, led by senior IW community officers,” said Lintz. “Each of these commands is now called Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC), and each has very unique and distinctive histories of their own.” Focused on producing the Navy’s linguists, IWTC Monterey remains the Navy component at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language School. IWTC San Diego and IWTC Virginia Beach both originated as intelligence training centers, and IWTC Corry Station will always be thought

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of by the cryptologic community as the “cradle of cryptology.” “Those three locations have broadened the scope of what they offer to the IW community, branching out beyond their original charters and making the training for all of the IW community more accessible when and where our Sailors and joint service customers need it,” said Lintz. The additional 14 CIWT detachments and learning sites at Navy, Army and Air Force installations and commands in the United States and Japan likewise provide targeted training opportunities to meet the demands of the fleet, as well as the other military services and the national security establishment. CIWT also continues to oversee two Navywide programs, Navy Credentialing Opportunities On-line (COOL) and the Center for Language, Regional Expertise and Culture. “I’m so proud of the entire team of staff and instructors throughout our CIWT enterprise,” said Lintz. “Our direction from the Chief of Naval Operations is clear, to deliver high velocity learning at every level and to further ingrain information warfare. The future of CIWT is bright, and we’re only going to continue to adapt and evolve as we prepare our students, the IW community’s professionals, to meet the mission.” CIWT, with headquarters at Naval Air Station Pensacola Corry Station, delivers information warfare professionals to the Navy and joint services, enabling optimal performance of information warfare across the full spectrum of military operations. For more information on IWTC, visit www.netc.navy.mil/centers/ceninfodom/; www.facebook.com/CenterForInformation Dominance/; and www.twitter.com/ CenterInfoDom/.

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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.

ministered by Enterprise Florida Inc. and are awarded annually, on a project priority basis, to organizations and communities working to protect, preserve and enhance Florida’s military installations and missions. Several Panhandle projects were among those that received funding: • $225,000 was awarded to the Military Child Education Coalition to support to the school children of military across 12 counties including Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Bay counties, and improve student outcomes. The funding will help assist more than 322,400 military and veteranconnected students, parents,

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,

314 N. Spring St.- Suite A, Pensacola, Fl. 32501, in the interest of military and civilian personnel and their families aboard the Naval Air Station Pensacola, Saufley Field and Corry Station. Editorial and news material is compiled by the Public Affairs Office, 150 Hase Road, Ste.-A, NAS Pensacola, FL 32508-1051. All news releases and related materials should be mailed to that address, e-mailed to scott.hallford@navy.mil. National news sources are American Forces Press Service (AFPS), Navy News Service (NNS), Air Force News Service (AFNS), News USA and North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS). Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of the Department of Defense, United States Navy, officials of the Naval Air Station Pensacola, or Ballinger Publishing. All advertising, including classified ads, is arranged through Ballinger Publishing. Minimum weekly circulation is 25,000. Everything advertised in this publication must be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to rank, rate, race, creed, color, national origin or sex of the purchaser, user or patron. A confirmed rejection of this policy of equal opportunities by an advertiser will result in the refusal of future advertising from that source.

school personnel, community members, and military installation representatives. The project works in conjunction with existing Department of Education programs to further support the children of our nation’s military members. • $350,000 was awarded to two projects in Okaloosa County through the Florida Defense Support Task Force Grant Program: $250,000 to the Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County to help expand non-hazardous military training near Eglin Air Force Base and $100,000 to the Doolittle Institute to establish a technology innovation center in support of Eglin Air Force Base.

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• Breakfast foods (individually packaged oatmeal and grits). • Canned fruit (15 ounce cans, in natural juice). • Spaghetti sauce or pasta sauce (24 ounce cans). • Plain spaghetti noodles (1 pound bags). • Plain rice (1 pound bags). • Dried beans (1 pound bags). • Peanut butter (18 ounce containers). • Canned chicken (13 ounce containers). • Individual microwaveable soups (10-15 ounce containers for backpack programs). • Hormel Compleats (9 ounce containers for backpack programs). • Individual serving peanut butter (1.5 ounce containers for backpack programs). To ensure food safety, they cannot accept any rusty or unlabeled cans, perishable items, homemade items, noncommercial canned or packaged goods, alcoholic beverages, or items that have been used or opened. For more information on the Feds Feed Families campaign, go to www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/ usdahome?navid=feds-feed-families. For details on drop-off locations or other local information, contact the NASP Chaplain’s Office at 4522341.

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Managing PCS orders: Budget pressures cut lead times From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs

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s the peak season for permanent change-of-station (PCS) moves begins, many Sailors are awaiting orders so they and their families can proceed to their next duty stations. However, due to the current fiscal environment and budget constraints, most Sailors will have less time to plan their moves as order release timelines are compressed. While this timeline isn’t easy on Sailors or their families, it is important for Sailors to understand why that is the case and what we are doing to improve the timeline. What’s going on? Due to budgetary pressures and a perennially decreased top line for Navy’s Manpower Account, we knew PCS funds would be tight toward the end of the fiscal year (FY). Consequently, the Navy began to carefully manage the issuance of PCS orders earlier this year, which resulted in shorter lead times for PCS moves. Each year, approximately 66,000 Sailors receive operational, rotational and training orders. The Navy also moves approximately 70,000 Sailors as they are accessed, separate, retire or

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execute organized unit moves (for homeport changes). Traditionally, operational and rotational moves have averaged three months advance notice for the past several years. However, in some cases this summer, those timelines have been shortened to one month due to budgetary pressure. What we’re doing? Navy leadership understands the impact of shortened PCS timelines and the stress this causes Sailors. As such, we convened a working group with representatives from throughout the fleet to look at a variety of measures to ensure the Navy is able to maintain current readiness, fleet manning levels and minimize additional impacts to Sailors as we carefully navigate PCS orders for the remainder of the fiscal year. The results should bring the Navy closer to its three-month average for issuing PCS orders in the coming weeks and

months ahead. The working group recommended several initiatives, most will be transparent to Sailors, to help maintain current readiness and Fleet manning levels, reduce overall costs, and minimize additional impacts to our service members as we carefully navigate PCS orders for the remainder of the fiscal year. As part of these recommendations, the Navy will shift remaining accessions for FY16 in non-critical and overmanned rates to FY17. In other words, approximately 2,100 Sailors will begin their training a few months later than previously scheduled. Also, the Navy will not recruit additional individuals to replace Delayed Entry Program Sailors who do not complete

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training as is normally the case. The Navy remains on track to meet its recruiting goals for FY16, as it has for the last 109 consecutive months. Additionally, Navy Personnel Command will continue to issue letters of intent for overseas moves. That way, while orders may not be in hand, individuals can start the process of doing overseas and medical screenings, dependent entry approval, passport applications and security clearance requests. However, given the current fiscal constraints, the Navy is prioritizing PCS moves in order to remain within budget. Highest priority moves are those to fill critical gaps at sea, billets for individual augmentees, force protection, humanitarian, safety and overseas

billets – they will be issued first. All other orders will be released following a sequenced move schedule to ensure the fleet is manned properly. We have released priority one moves (individual augmentee, immediate and OFRP deployers, numbered fleet staffs, overseas billets) and must-moves (safety, early return of dependents, humanitarian) with estimated detach dates through the end of July, and are now working on August orders and beyond. The future The Navy recognizes that these shortened lead times limit Sailors’ time to prepare for moves, and burdens them and their families. Our focus and priority remains on manning the fleet, and taking care of Sailors and their families. Leadership is engaged at all levels to develop and implement solutions to minimize the impact to our Sailors. Funding for all fourth quarter PCS moves is on the way. We will continue to work with the fleet to develop PCS phasing plans to fund priority moves and put in place processes that ensures the fleet is manned properly as we come to the end of the fiscal year and move into the next.

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NASP ceremony marks 25 years for Desert Storm memorial By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

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all crepe myrtles provided welcome shade during a ceremony July 8 to mark the 25th anniversary of the Desert Storm Memorial Garden at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The group that gathered July 4, 1991, to dedicate the garden had no shade because the trees had just been planted. Members of the Oleander Garden Club, the Telephone Pioneers, the Navy Seabees and NASP Public Works worked together to complete the garden, which is located off Moffett Road north of the Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel. Some of the same people who were at the original dedication ceremony were present for the 25th-anniversary commemoration, including the master of cer-

emonies, NASP’s Installation Environmental Program Director Mark W. Gibson, who shared his memories of working on the project along with Ed Morreale of the Telephone Pioneers Association and Cinny O’Donnell, the current president of the Oleander Garden Club. “There are so many memories, so many things that we remember and 25 years go by in the blink of an eye,” Gibson said. In his opening remarks, NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Martin recog-

NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Martin talks to Jean Rosenberg and other members of the Oleander Garden Club. The group played a key role in creating the memorial garden. Photo by Janet Thomas

NAS Pensacola Installation Environmental Program Director and retired USNR Capt. Mark Gibson addresses the participants July 8 at a commemoration for the 25-year anniversary of NAS Pensacola’s Operation Desert Storm Memorial Garden. Photo by Lt.j.g. Christopher Humber

nized Louise Oelschlager and Bill Oelschlager, who attended the ceremony. “You lost your son to Desert Storm, Tech. Sgt. John Oelschlager, who perished Jan. 31, 1991, along with 13 of his crew on Spirit O3, an AC-130 Spectre gunship, as they provided close air support to Marines who were suffering terrific fire from Iraqi ground forces during the liberation of Kuwait,” Martin said. He was the first of many Pensacolians to make the ultimate sacrifice to the war of modern times over the past 25 years, Martin said. Gibson, who is a retired U.S. Navy Reserve captain and served during Desert Storm, said the loss of the Hurlburt Fieldbased crew of Spirit 03 inspired

the construction of the memorial. To close of the ceremony, Gibson recited the number of American service members

killed in action in Desert Storm (146) Afghanistan (2,382) and Iraq (4,502) and a trumpeter played taps.

From left, Louise Oelschlager, Mary Beth Lowell and Bill Oelshlager hold yellow roses handed out during the ceremony. Louise and Bill Oeschlager are the parents of Tech Sgt. John Oelschlager. Photo by Janet Thomas

Legendary ace Diz Laird flies his 100th aircraft Story, photo by MC2 Paolo Bayas CNAF Public Affairs

CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) –A 95-year-old, 29 1/2year veteran famous for being the single-known ace to achieve victories against both German and Japanese aircraft during World War II and later becoming a stunt pilot for 20th Century Fox film “Tora Tora Tora” in 1969, flew his 100th aircraft above Coronado July 9. Retired Cmdr. Dean “Diz” Laird served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, operated in 175 combat and training missions, served on 12 different carriers, flew in the Navy’s first jet squadron, was the first person to land a jet-powered aircraft aboard USS Midway and has the most arrested landings on a straight-deck carrier. “I want to thank everyone who took part in making this happen,” said Laird. “When I found out that I was going to be able to do this, I was shocked. I couldn’t believe it.” Laird added that flying his 100th plane wasn’t for an achievement, medal or trophy. He wanted to set this milestone for himself. Laird flew in the rear seat of a T-34C Turbomentor with Lt. Cmdr. Nicole Johnson, a fleet replacement

squadron instructor pilot with the “Flying Eagles” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 122. “I was so excited and honored to fly with a true legend, how many people can say they flew with ‘Diz’ Laird,” said Johnson. “Then he had to make me look bad by being a better pilot at 95 (years old). It is men like this that paved the way for the rest of us.” She continued to say that “aviation is a lot different now from what it was, especially when you think about

Retired Cmdr. Dean “Diz” Laird, center, stands in the rear seat of a T-34C Turbomentor with the “Flying Eagles” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 122.

how he is an ace. We train for air-to-air combat our whole career, but very rarely, in this day and age, does that actually happen. It’s phenomenal to have just had a conversation and fly with him. It’s fantastic and an honor.” She added that flying 100 different aircraft is a tremendous achievement for any pilot. In comparison, Johnson has flown only 15 aircraft in her 12-year career as a pilot. The 95-year-old legend had some words of advice for younger naval aviators. He said that his “policy has always been that every fighter pilot has two main assets once they’re airborne. One is altitude and the other is speed. Never give up one, without gaining something on the other.” During the flight Laird and Johnson flew off the coast of San Diego for a little bit of sightseeing followed by conducting a few aileron rolls in a training area before coming in for a landing. Laird has been recognized on Coronado’s Avenue of Heroes and continues to actively participate in naval aviation organizations. For more information, visit www.navy.mil, www.facebook.com/usnavy, or www.twitter.com/usnavy. For more news from Commander, Naval Air Forces, visit www.navy. mil/local/airpac.


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Navy Medicine releases video with helpful tips for mosquito season By Jazmine Wise U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs

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ALLS CHURCH, Va. (NNS) – Navy Medicine released a mosquito awareness video for Sailors, Marines and their families recently. Although the Zika virus has not been spread by mosquitoes in the United States, it could occur. The new video demonstrates how to take extra protective measures during mosquito season, including measures to safeguard your home such as avoiding the use of mosquito attraction devices. “The Navy is actively conducting mosquito surveillance and testing on board installations along the U.S. Gulf and Atlantic coasts,” said Cmdr. Alan Lam, deputy associate director, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BuMed) Public Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response. “Being educated and aware of preventive measures is vital in avoiding the transmission of the virus.” Female mosquitoes lay eggs in small pools of water. To reduce mosquito breeding, eliminate standing water in flower pots, clogged rain gutters, children’s pools, tarps and abandoned tires. Install screens on windows and doors and ensure they are in good condition to keep mosquitoes outside. Look for insect repellents that contain 20-35 percent DEET, the most common active ingredient in insect repel-

lent, or 20 percent picaridin. Repellents containing permethrin can be used to treat clothing and are safe for pregnant or nursing mothers and their children. These repellents can be purchased through online retailers and local sporting goods stores. Additionally, long sleeve, light-colored shirts protect from mosquito bites and sun exposure. Mosquito netting should be placed over infant carriers to prevent contact. Zika virus is transmitted to humans by Aedes mosquitoes

A screenshot shows the opening frames of the Navy Medicine mosquito awareness video.

and blood transfusions. Infected males can also pass the virus on to partners through un-

protected sex. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), four in five people infected do not develop symptoms of the virus. Symptoms include fever, rash, headaches, joint and muscle aches and conjunctivitis. “Avoiding mosquito bites is the best way to prevent infection,” Lam said. “Mosquitoes carrying Zika bite mostly during the day. There is currently no specific antiviral treatment, vaccine or drug for the virus.” Watch the Zika mosquito awareness video at https: youtube. com/ //www. watch?v= KyR1uBepw60. For the most current information about the Zika virus, visit the Navy and Marine

Corps Public Health Center’s website at http:// www. med. navy. mil/ sites/ nmcphc/ Pages/Home.aspx. Navy Medicine is a global health care network of 63,000 personnel that provide health care support to the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, their families and veterans in high operational tempo environments, at expeditionary medical facilities, medical treatment facilities, hospitals, clinics, hospital ships and research units around the world. For more information, visit http:// www. navy. mil/, http:// www .facebook. com/usnavy/, or http://www. twitter. com/usnavy/. For more news from Navy Medicine, visit http://www. navy. mil/ local/mednews/.


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Nation of Patriots host flag relay to honor America’s service members By Lt.j.g. Marissa Tungjunyatham NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs

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he rumble of patriotism rolled through Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) July 6 as two motorcycles groups escorted a single American flag to the installation. The two organizations were part of the cross-country Nation of Patriot’s campaign called the 2016 Patriot Tour. Since 2009, the group’s mission has been to escort one American flag across 48 states for 100 days to pay tribute to all members and families of America’s armed forces – past, present and fallen. Harley Owners Group (H.O.G) Chapters from throughout the country helped the Nation of Patriots organize the flag relay to make the journey possible. The flag began its travel May 28 from the Harley Davidson of Madison, Wis. The flag is handed off from motorcycle group to motorcycle group as it makes a full circle back to Wisconsin during the Labor Day weekend. NAS Whiting Field was the 39th stop out of the 99 stops that will be made during the tour. Following a police escort onto the installation, more than 30 motorcycle riders parked in front of the command building to hold a flag exchange ceremony passing the colors from the Tallahassee group to the Northwest Florida chapter. “It’s a pleasure to have the riders of the 2016 Patriot

The Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) colors detail leads veterans from two Northwest Florida motorcycle groups to the installation’s flagpole to raise an American flag. The veterans are participating in the Nation of Patriots Tour, carrying the flag across 48 states during the 100 days between the Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays. The group from Tallahassee passed the flag to the Pensacola chapter at NASWF July 6. The groups raise money to support wounded veterans with the Patriot Ride. Photo by Jamie Link

Tour here at Naval Air Station Whiting Field. We are happy to support you towards your goal of aiding wounded veterans and their families,” NASWF Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau said as he welcomed the veterans to the base. “We are honored to have you here today.” The veterans fell in rank behind NAS Whiting Field colors detail as they marched to the base’s main flag pole. The riders presented the flag to the colors detail, and they raised the flag high for the Pledge of Allegiance. When the flag reached the top, a moment of silence was held to honor the fallen patriots who have served to protect the nation. As the colors detail retrieved the flag and began to fold it with assistance from the veterans, the flag bearer from Tallahassee read “The Rite of Passing the Flag” to the members of the Pensacola group, who will carry the flag onward in its journey. “By accepting this duty, you are accepting all that AB2 Matthew Beasley folds the American flag that trav- is embodied with the colors of this flag. You will elled from Madison, Wis., before handing it to the bear- proudly represent the nation’s collective past, present, ers that will continue the flag’s journey west. Photo by Lt. and our future. You will represent the many that have stood to the call of duty, the many that serve today, j.g. Marissa Tungjunyatham.

their families and above all, rider, you will bear the memory of those that have fallen defending what is represented in these colors. You ride for honor, for country and for all members of our military – the heart of our nation travels with you. Godspeed, flag bearer.” The Pensacola flag bearers, Director of H.O.G. Northwest Florida Chapter Bob Booth and H.O.G. Assistant Director Tom Zolecki, accepted the American flag from AB2 Matthew Beasley. Many of the riders and members of the Northwest Florida H.O.G. Chapter enjoyed their time on base as it was a homecoming of sorts. Booth was a former fixed-wing flight instructor at Training Squadron Three in the 1970s, and several other members were also instructors at NAS Whiting Field. The Patriot Tour gave them a chance to raise awareness for a cause they feel passionate about. “We’re here to drum up support for the Nation of Patriots,” Zolecki said, “100 percent of donations they collect are given to wounded veterans and their families. I’m a retired Air Force service member and half of the members in our chapter are retired armed forces. This is something that’s near and dear to us.”

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Survival experiment to be discussed

George Sigler is scheduled to discuss his book, “Experiment in Survival,” at 10 a.m. tomorrow, July 16, at the National Naval Aviation Museum as part of the Discovery Saturday series. Sigler is a former Navy pilot who sailed an inflatable rubber boat from San Francisco to Hawaii to test survival equipment, techniques and human endurance. Discovery Saturday events are free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.navalaviationmuseum.org.

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

Performers focus on SAPR issues 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 NASP Corry Station, 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. more information, go to For www.purepraxis.com.

Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) has announced dates for the annual School/Sports Physical Rodeo. The next session is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon tomorrow, July 16, at the NHP Family Medicine Clinic. Other dates are 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.

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.

Writers welcome at open mic event

Programs being offered for children

The West Florida Literary Federation (WFLF) presents an open mic event each month for readers to share original prose and poetry. The event, which is free and open to anyone who would like to come to listen and/or to read, is called Third Tuesday. The group’s next open mic event is scheduled for July 19 at the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 South Jefferson St., Room 201. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m., and readings will begin at 7 p.m. For more information, call 723-2112 or go to www.wflf.org.

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 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.

Students can sign up for cyber camps 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 July 18-22. Middle school camp is July 25-29. For information and 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

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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.

Test marathon scheduled for July 25-29

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 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.

Two school employees to be roasted

Escambia Christian School, 3311 West Moreno St., has scheduled a Roast & Toast event Aug. 6 in honor of two longtime employees, Robert and Karen Akers. All profits will go to the launching of the Akers’ Scholarship Fund. In August, Robert Akers will begin his 38th year and Karen Akers will begin her 36th year at the school. The event will be held in the school gym. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. Make checks payable to: Escambia Christian School and mail to 906 West Michigan Ave., Pensacola, FL 32505 The deadline for reservations is July 30. For more information, contact Billy Morris at 417-2919.

Jazz event includes special honors

Where Are My Sisters (WAMS) is presenting an Inspired to Inspire Evening of Honors and Jazz at 4 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Mustin Beach Club at Naval Air Station Pensacola. “American Idol” finalist La Porsha Renae will be the keynote speaker and she is scheduled to perform. Other performers will include the local jazz band Groove Symphony and Alicia Waters. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Ladies and organizations scheduled to be honored include Mamie Hixon, Rishy Studer, Sarah Banner

and the Junior League of Pensacola. Tickets are $45, and a portion of the proceeds will benifit Favor House or Northwest Florida, a domestic violence center. For more information, contact Terri Marshall at 554-4942 or go to https://www.facebook.com/ Where-Are-My-Sisters-119884781415419.

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.

Small business workshops announced

The Florida Small Business Development Center at (FSBDC) at the University of West Florida (UWF) Government Contracting Services is presenting the following workshops: • “How to do Business with Escambia County” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon July 20 at 9999 University Parkway. There is no cost for this workshop, however, pre-registration is recommended. • “How to do Business with the National Park Service” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon July 27 at 9999 University Parkway. There is no cost for the workshops, however, preregistration is recommended. To register, call 4742528. For more information, go to www. sbdc.uwf.edu and click on “training opportunities.”

Panel to discuss women in aviation

A networking event, Women in Technology: Women in Aviation, is scheduled for 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. July 20 at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, 40 South Alcaniz St. The event is being presented by Innovation Coast’s Women in Technology Committee to develop an alliance to advance, advocate and support women in technology on the Gulf Coast. A panel discussion is planned featuring women who have been involved in the field of aviation. Lee Hansen, the first naval flight officer to command Training Squadron Four and the first woman to command an air wing in the U.S. Navy, will be on the panel along with Stephanie Oram, who served 24 years as a naval aviator, and Christina Scott. Drinks and food will be provided. Admission is free, but seating is limited. For information or reservations, go to www.innovationcoast.com/events/ women-in-tech-aviation.

Fort Pickens plans candlelight tour

Gulf Islands National Seashore has scheduled its annual candlelight tour program at Fort Pickens from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 22. Park rangers, volunteers, and Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) members will guide visitors through Fort Pickens with stops featuring unique stories. Living historians will be on site to provide further insight into the life of a soldier at Fort Pickens during the early years of the American Civil War. Visitors are encouraged to dress appropriately and bring a flashlight. The program go on rain or shine. The program is free, but there is an entrance fee for the Fort Pickens area. For additional information, call 934-2600 or go to www.nps.gov/guis.

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Our beaches are the best. It starts and ends right there. A day at the beach in Northwest Florida has never looked better. And after you’ve had your fill of sun and surf, we’re fortunate to also have a number of worthwhile entertainment destinations, all onboard or within a reasonable driving distance of NAS Pensacola. • Visit the National Naval Aviation Museum. The National Naval Aviation Museum onboard NASP is the world’s premiere naval aviation museum. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aviation are represented with historic and one-ofa-kind aircraft displayed inside the museum’s nearly 300,000 square feet of exhibit space and outside on its 37-acre grounds. Hangar Bay One, the museum’s newest addition, adds another 55,000 square feet; more than 150 beautifully restored aircraft are part of the collection. A flight simulator inside the museum offers a ride with the Blue Angels or the opportunity to fly an F/A-18 mission; a giant screen theater projects 4K films. The flight line bus tour, a free 20-minute tour of the flight

line behind the restoration hangar, gives a look at even more aviation history. Movies show each hour beginning at 10 a.m. The last movie shows at 4 p.m. Admission is free. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information, call 1 (800) 327-5002 or visit www. navalaviationmuseum.org. • Get a dose of history at the forts. The National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Department of the Interior Gulf Islands National Seashore offers Fort Pickens, Fort Barrancas and the Advanced Redoubt (the last two onboard NAS Pensacola). Fort Pickens is the largest of the area forts built to defend Pensacola Bay and its important Navy yard. The fort’s construction was started in 1829, com-

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pleted in 1834 and served the nation until the 1940s. Built in the age of wooden sailing ships and cannon, Fort Pickens was continually modernized in response to advances in weapon technology. Fort Barrancas sits on a bluff overlooking the entrance to Pensacola Bay. The Fort Barrancas Area is on Taylor Road about a half mile east from the National Naval Aviation Museum. The tactical advantages of this location have inspired engineers of three nations to build forts. American engineers remodeled the Water Battery in 1840 and built a masonry fort on the bluff between 1839 and 1844, connected by a tunnel to the Water Battery. The Advanced Redoubt of Fort Barrancas was built between 1845 and 1870 as part of a defensive network for the Pensacola Navy Yard. The Redoubt is unique among the early American forts at Pensacola in being designed solely for resisting a land-based assault. Hours: Fort Pickens Area is open daily from 5 a.m. until 10 p.m. daily. Fort Pickens visitor center, bookstore and museum are open: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Fort Barrancas and visitor center is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Advanced Redoubt: Sched-

uled tours are offered throughout the year. Call 9342600 for more information. • See the battleship USS Alabama (BB 60). Not in Florida, but not far. Return to adventure in Mobile, Ala., with a visit to Battleship Memorial Park, located just off I-

ence. Visit www. uss alabama. com to learn more. • Check out the zoo. The Gulf Coast area’s award-winning Gulf Breeze Zoo is home to more than 800 exotic animals. The Zoo offers many hands-on animal encounters and activities perfect for field

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NAS Pensacola command names Civilians of the Quarter From staff reports

The NAS Pensacola command’s Civilians of the Quarter (CoQs), first quarter 2016, were recognized at a quarters/awards ceremony held June 17 in Bldg. 1534. NASP CO Capt. Christopher Martin recognized NASP Security Department’s Leon Polnitz as Senior CoQ and NASP Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR’s) Abbey Taunton as Junior CoQ. According to his nomination, Polnitz played a vital role during a recent inspection. “Polnitz was instrumental in (NAS Pensacola) Security’s success during the Naval Air Station Pensacola Higher Headquarters Assessment Operational

(HHOA) and inspector general visit. He ensured physical security requirements were in accordance with United States Fleet Forces Command; Commander, Navy Installations Command, Commander, Navy Region Southeast; and Naval Air Station Pensacola policies. “Additionally, he completed key and lock control inspections for approximately 47 tenant activities, providing a positive impact on the NASP key and lock program ... Polnitz worked very hard with the completion of NASP annual physical security assessment and further completed assessments for several tenant command activities on the installation. Your performance and devotion to duty have been in keeping with highest traditions

CTRCS Philip Gonzalez receives the Army Achievement Medal ... Col. Frank Kuczynski (left), chief of the detainee operations division for a storage and processing facility at Saufley Field, presents CTRCS Philip Gonzalez, Navy Advancement Center leading chief petty officer, with the Army Achievement Medal for assisting the DRC with transportation, document storage and processing. Photo by Ed Barker

(Left) Junior Civilian of the Quarter (CoQ) Abbey Taunton was honored at NASP command quarters/awards ceremony June 17. (Right) Senior CoQ Leon Polnitz is congratulated at the ceremony by NASP CO Capt. Christopher Martin. Photos by Mike O’Connor

of the United States naval service. It is with great pleasure that

I congratulate you on a job well done.” Sherman Cove Marina’s Taunton had a host of accomplishments on her write-up. “During the last quarter, you were responsible for training two marina receptionists in setting up customer auto debiting and installment billing programs within recreation management software. These two programs have greatly reduced the amount of time required to process approximately 695 berthing accounts and billing statements that used to be done by hand. “Additionally, (Taunton) is a first-aid, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation instructor that

has taught numerous classes to Morale, Welfare, and Recreation employees, ensuring that as many personnel as possible are qualified in these vital lifesaving skills. “Lastly, during the recent five star accreditation visit by Commander, Navy Installations Command MWR inspection team, (she) was the first to go through the new all-inclusive standards inspection for the marinas and was listed as the first ‘premier’ program under the new standards. Your performance and devotion and devotion to duty have been in keeping with highest traditions of the United States naval service.”

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Discover super powers of Parks and Recreation From Play Pensacola Parks and Recreation

This month, Play Pensacola Parks and Recreation is celebrating Park and Recreation Month, an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), and all the ways parks and recreation has the power to transform our daily lives. From providing us places to get fit to fostering new relationships and forging a connection with nature, community park and recreation facilities provide essential services and improve quality of life. “Providing quality programming and services and a safe, attractive park system is a com-

mitment we make every day to the families and residents of Pensacola,” said Brian Cooper, Play Pensacola Parks and Recreation director. “We’re excited to bring awareness to that commitment through the activities our staff has planned. I personally invite you and your family to discover your super powers by visiting a park or recreation activity or facility in July.”

Play Pensacola Parks has scheduled several special events and activities including free fitness classes, park cleanups and more. Here are some highlights: • The Park and Rec Brigade will help you discover your super powers. Captain Community, the Green Guardian and the Fit Twins will guide you on your adventure. Download a comic book at www.play

pensacola.com/Document Center/View/6615. • Fitness Revolution-Free Bootcamp Fitness class with Rebecca Koenig, 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. today, July 15, at Community Maritime Park. • Bring Your Own Lunch Concert Series featuring Cat Rhodes and The Truth, 11 a.m. to noon today, July 15, at Bayview Senior Center, Admission is free. • Project Greenshores Cleanup, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. tomorrow, July 16, at Wayside Park West; bring gloves, sunscreen and water. • Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert featuring Crowned Jewelz, 6 p.m. to 8

p.m. July 17 at Community Maritime Park, Admission is free. • Senior Bunco and BBQ Tournament, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 20 at Bayview Senior Center, $5 registration, ages 50-up. • Kids Night Out, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 22 at Roger Scott Tennis Center. Cost: $20 per child. • Dance Camp, 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday, July 25 to Aug 5. at Gull Point Resource Center. Ages 5-11, $80 for city residents/$90 for non-city residents. For more information on community parks and recreation activities, go to www.PlayPensacola.com. To learn more about the NRPA, go to www.nrpa.org.

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Morale, Welfare and Recreation The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3100, or go to the MWR website at www.navymwrpensacola.com.

Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor are featured in a scene from the classic drama “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” Photo from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

From Pensacola Saenger Theatre

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The votes have been tallied, triple-checked and the selections have been made following the Pensacola News Journal survey for the Saenger Classic Movie Series. The 10week series kicks off tomorrow, July 16, with “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” In its fourth season, this year’s series features some of the most popular of Hollywood’s actors and actresses including Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Doris Day, Clark Gable, Cary Grant, James Stewart and Elizabeth Taylor to name drop just a few. There are also some top directors featured including Alfred Hitchcock, John Huston and Orson Welles. The film gar-

• What: Saenger Classic Movie Series. • When: 7 p.m. each Saturday through Sept. 17 • Where: Pensacola Saenger Theatre, 118 South Palafox Place. • Cost: $5 for general admission seating. • Information: 595-3880 or www.pensacolasaenger.com /classic-movies.

nered 35 Oscars and both “Citizen Kane” and “The Maltese Falcon” are celebrating their 75th release anniversary. Other movies and dates are as follows: • “The Man Who Knew Too Much,” July 23. • “Key Largo,” July 30. • “The Maltese Falcon,” Aug. 6.

• “Ben Hur,” Aug. 13. • “An American In Paris,” Aug. 20. • “North by Northwest,” Aug. 27. • “The Sting,” Sept. 3. • “Citizen Kane,” Sept. 10. • “Gone With the Wind,” Sept. 17. “Attendance was up 18 percent for last year’s series and we expect attendance to continue for this year,” said Kathy Summerlin, marketing director for the Saenger Theatre. “We are very pleased with the support of the community as well as our sponsors.” Tickets for the movie series are on sale now and are $5 each. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Saenger Theatre Box office, or on the night of each movie beginning at 6 p.m.

At the movies FRIDAY

“Finding Dory” (2D), PG, 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; “Central Intelligence,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” (2D), PG-13, 11:30 a.m.; “Warcraft” (2D), PG-13, 2 p.m.; “Now You See Me 2,” PG-13, 4:30 p.m.; “The Conjuring 2,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “Finding Dory” (2D), PG, 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.; “Central Intelligence,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” (2D), PG-13, 11:30 p.m.; “Me Before You,” PG-13, 2 p.m.; “Central Intelligence,” PG-13, 4:30 p.m.; “Now You See Me 2,” PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Finding Dory” (2D), PG, noon and 2:30 p.m.

MONDAY

“Finding Dory” (3D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Warcraft” (2D), PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” (2D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Now You See Me 2,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.

TUESDAY

“Finding Dory” (3D), PG, 5 p.m. and 7:10 p.m.; “Me Before You,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Central Intelligence,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Free admission to all movies: “The Good Dinosaur,” G, noon and 2:30 p.m.; “Alice through the Looking Glass” (2D), PG, 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; “X-Men: Apocalypse” (2D), PG-13, 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

THURSDAY

“Finding Dory” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “The Conjuring 2,” R, 7:10 p.m.; “Warcraft” (2D), PG13, 5:10 p.m.; “Central Intelligence,” 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

• Youth Sports pro football camp: Registration is open for a free pro football camp with kicker Graham Gano scheduled for July 19-20 at NASP Barrancas Ball Field. You can find registration forms under Youth Sports on MWR webpage (www.navymwrpensacola.com/). Return the registration forms to NASP or Corry Station youth centers, or e-mail completed registration forms to y.center@mchsi.com. • Free tickets for BooFest: BooFest is scheduled for July 22-23 and free tickets are being • Auditions for chilgiven away to active-duty and re- dren: Children intertired military ested in theater can members while the audition 9 a.m. to 11 supply lasts. You a.m. July 25 at the must show your ID NASC Theater, Bldg. at Pensacola Bay 633 for the Missoula Center Box Office. Children’s Theatre proThere is a limit of duction of “Sleeping Beauty.” About 50 to 60 two tickets per ID. • 2016 A.C. children will be cast to Read Match Play appear. After a week of Championship: rehearsals, the perJuly 22-24 at A.C. formance is scheduled Read Golf Course for 5:30 p.m. July 30. at Naval Air Sta- For information, contact tion Pensacola. the Youth Center at $145 per person 452-2417. 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. • 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. • NASP 2016 Summer Reading Program: 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. through Aug. 4 at NASP Library, Bldg. 634, 250 Chambers Ave. Theme is “Read for the Win!” Program for ages 3 to 11 features stories, crafts and prizes. Register in person at the library, or call 452-4362. • 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.

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.

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Worship schedule 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.

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The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • 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. • Conflict Resolution and Management: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. July 19. Practice skills that prevent conflicts from escalating and learn how to work with others to solve problems. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs e-benefits workshop: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. July 20. A resource guide to all online veteran’s benefits. Open to all military veterans and military family members. To register or for more information, call 4525609. • Anger Control: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. July 20 and July 27 (you

must attend both sessions). Do you feel you get angry at the simplest things? Learn to get control your anger before it controls you. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • Healing the Angry Brain: Six weekly sessions start 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. July 26. Program offers neuropsychological approach to understanding anger. Pre-registration is required; contact Susan Rivazfar at susan.rivazfar@navy.mil or 452-5611. • Parenting Tips for Blended Families: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. 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. • Emergency Preparedness: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 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.

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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Hadji Shrine. Pensacola Gun & Knife Show. July 16-17. 9am5pm. Concealed Weapons Classes. 800 W. Nine Mile RD. Military Discounts. Information 850-476-9384, 850-456-7932, 850-261-8407.

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Rollaway bed, Sealy Posturpedic full mattress with the frame. New, 6 months old. 407431-3699.

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One sofa, coffee table, and end table. Perfect condition. $200 for all, cash only. 850-287-0519.

Dive bag w/ 7 compartments. All zippers work. $20. 850-4504467.

Catamaran mast. Aluminum For For Sale Sale 35ft. $100. 850221-4399. FSBO: brick home 1700 sqft. Boat 18’ Lund. Split bedroom. 50 HP motor. Fireplace. All Trailer. $2500, new floors, all sold as is. 850- new kitchen. 221-4399. One 1 acre land. Cantonment. Call RealESTATE Estate REAL anytime: Mike Rentals Rental @850-491-6567, Tess @850-529House for rent: 4899. 3BR/2BA, very clean. Double 3/1.5 ranch carport. Fenced house for sale in yard. Quiet area. Milton on half $ 8 2 5 / m o n t h . acre with fenced $700 deposit. backyard and gaCredit report re- rage, new central quired. 850-455- HVAC, only 6 or 2189. 7 minutes from NASWF. Only U p s t a i r s $64,900. Obo. A p a r t m e n t . 207-274-1745 $700/Month. 1BR/1BA - Off 4BR/2BA house. Barrancas (near 1803sqft. 5 minNAS) utes outside *Utilities includ- NASP backgate. ed. Deposit $700. Garage 275sqft., Pet Deposit $200. screened-in porch Please call/text 242sqft. Newly (850)255-1365 renovated, ready for more infor- now. $125,000. mation. Info/appointment by calling 850994-1030.

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CKC Boxer puppies for sale Brindle/White and Solid White. $350 females, $400 males. Call 337-499-4988 or VA ASSUMP- 337-287-0566. TION. QualiArticlesfor forSale Sale fied Veteran Articles can assume my VA Loan bal- Two ATV ramps ance of $111,000 for loading onto @3.25%, 22yrs. vehicles. Each w/$7,800 down ramp 66” long x payment. PITI 14” wide. Used is $804.30/mo. separately or Northpointe Sub- locked together. division. Text or Retail $150, sell leave message $60. 497-1167. @850-332-5367. Deep drop Two cemetery fishing. A Banlots, Rose Lawn shee deep drop Cemetery, Gulf fishing device Breeze. Under with 16” reel large oak tree, 1000ft of 200lb farthest from m o n o f i l a m e n t street, easy ac- catch big ones on cess. $1250 each. bottom, groupers, Nicely main- Warsaw, etc. $75. tained cemetery. Stainless steel. 850-292-1035. 454-9486. Two cemetery plots @Memory Park Cemetery. Milton, Fl. Extras with cemetery all ready paid for. Asking $5K

C ro s s b o w Horton. 150lbs. Quiver and bolts excellent condition ready to use $150. 417-1694.

Foosball Table. To u r n a m e n t League. Excellent condition, heavy duty construction. $200. Dave 850554-2399

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48” round oak table w/glass top & 6 chairs. $300. Call 850-9328883.

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. c r a i g s l i s t . o rg / art/5542437987. ht

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Real Estate FSBO Home & Hangar @ Yellow River Airport, Holt. 2br/2ba home with custom features. 40X 60 Hangar. 931-6511191. $ 6 2 , 0 0 0 . 3BR/1BA. Small home, large lot. 2 miles Saufley Field NAS. Hardwood floors. Mature trees. 900 sq. ft. New water heater, washer/ dryer fridge negotiable. 850293-4926. Elberta, AL. 4.9 acre horse farm w/lighted riding arena, 2/2 renovated MH, 15 min Pens or Foley. $167,000. Info/pic - 850455-5031. No realtors, please. Nice, bright, clean 2BR/2BA middle triplex condo w/fireplace and small yard. Laundry room. $35,000, OBO. Please contact Paula @4562892 for viewing.

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