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Flora-Bama-Jama Kenny Chesney concert ticket giveaway ... NAS Pensacola MWR will be giving away vouchers to the Aug. 16 Flora-Bama-Jama Kenny Chesney concert. Vouchers can be picked up at the Corry Station Youth Sports Complex on Highway 98 at 8 a.m. tomorrow, Aug. 9. Vouchers are for active-duty military and active-duty military dependents 18 and older with a limit of two vouchers per family. Active-duty military member must be present with identification to pick up the vouchers. Active-duty may pick up their dependent’s voucher by presenting the dependent’s identification at voucher pick up. Each voucher is good to redeem one Kenny Chesney wristband the day of the concert. For more details, call 452-3806, ext. 3140, or go to the MWR Facebook page.

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NASP’s NEX Aviation Plaza winner of 2013 Bingham Award Story, photo by Mike O’Connor Gosport Associate Editor

NAS Pensacola’s Navy Exchange (NEX) at Aviation Plaza has been named among the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) Bingham Award winners for 2013. NEX Aviation Plaza took the Bingham Award in the “Sales $36-85 million” (No. 2) category. Runner-up in the category was Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. The Bingham Award is presented annually to the best Navy Exchanges for customer service and overall financial results in nine sales categories. “Winners of the Bingham Award exemplify the true spirit, dedication and professionalism of all our associates and management teams,” said retired Rear Adm. Robert J. Bianchi, chief executive officer, NEXCOM, in a Navy release announcing the winners. “The Bingham Award recognizes our

stores for work they do throughout the year in support of our customers. By design, this award is presented to both the NEX and the local Navy command to recognize their partnership and dedication in supporting the quality of life of our military members and their families.” NEXCOM established the Bingham Award program in 1979 to recognize excellence in customer service, operations and management at NEX activities. The award is named after the late Capt. W.H. Bingham, Supply Corps, U. S. Navy Reserve. Bingham was the chief executive officer of the R.H. Macy’s company and was appointed by the Secretary of the Navy in 1946 to lead an advisory board for establishment of what is now NEXCom. Onboard NAS Pensacola, the NEX held an award presentation ceremony at Mustin Beach Club Aug. 5. Navy Capt. James E. Watts, deputy commander

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Officials applaud following the presentation of the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) 2013 Bingham Award Aug. 5 at Mustin Beach Club onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP). The award is given annually by NEXCOM to the best of the best exchanges worldwide in nine sales categories for overall financial results and customer service. Pensacola Navy Exchange’s Aviation Plaza store achieved sales in the $36-$85 million category for 2013. Officials from left are Capt. Keith Hoskins, NASP commanding officer; Steve Foster, NEX general manager, NAS Pensacola complex; Zelda Lackey, NEX Aviation Plaza store manager; Michael Oatman, NEX services operations manager; and Capt. James Watts, deputy commander of NEXCOM.

NHP PrevMed continues ‘skeeter surveillance’ on bases By Lt. Cmdr. Mary Graves NHP Preventive Medicine Department

Mosquito-borne diseases are back in the news. Last week an individual in Pensacola was diagnosed with chikungunya and dengue fever, and both diseases are transmitted by mosquitoes. The

individual became infected while traveling in the Caribbean and then diagnosed after returning home. Luckily, Naval Hospital Pensacola’s (NHP) Preventive Medicine Department has a mosquito surveillance plan in action to identify and control the number of disease-transmitting

mosquitoes on area bases. Survey sites are set up from late spring through the first frost, usually around November. These traps are placed in various locations aboard NAS Pensacola, NASP Corry Station, Saufley Field, MWR recreational sites, Naval Hospital Pensacola and family housing at Corry Vil-

Burning ʻjet aircraftʼ extinguished ... A firefighter from Fire and Emergency Services Gulf Coast makes his way across the tarmac at Forrest Sherman Field onboard NAS Pensacola during an aircraft mishap exercise Aug. 6 as supporting crash and rescue vehicles douse a burning fuselage trainer with water. The event is one of many exercises conducted by base personnel annually for emergency training. Photo by Scott Hallford

lage/Mariner Village. Traps are collected twice a week. If more than 25 female mosquitos are present at a survey site, action is taken to reduce the population. Mosquito control is conducted by a contract pest management company and consists of aerosolized and ground applied pesticide dispersed in a one-mile radius around the trap site. The NHP Preventive Medicine Department urges personal protective measures be initiated whenever personnel are at risk for exposure. The prime hours for mosquito activity are at dusk and dawn. The use of clothing covering most of your skin and an EPA-approved repellent containing DEET are recommended. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) suggests DEET levels from 20 percent to 50 percent for adults and no greater than 30 percent for children older than two months. Picaridin, oil of lemon

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Food survey online From NEXCOM PAO

Every two years, officials with Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) take a food survey to get customer input on how food vendors are doing, what food outlets customers would like to have on base and to get suggestions from customers. The results are used to make improvements and changes. The survey is open to all authorized patrons who eat at any NEXCOM food service outlets. The survey is open through Aug. 31. The link to the survey is https://www. nexresearch. com/ nex_ food. Anyone who completes the survey will have the option of entering a drawing for one of three $250 NEX gift cards by providing their name, e-mail address and a daytime phone number. For more information on NEXCOM, go to https:// www. my navy exchange. com.

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Blue Angels dream takes flight for Naval War College professor By Lindsay Church U.S. Naval War College PAO

NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) – On May 27, 1992, Ens. Robert Flynn stood on the field of Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md., prepared to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy. The Blue Angels six jet formation that flew overhead of the newly commissioned officers with a thunderous roar brought the stadium to their feet. As he stood and watched in awe, the Navy’s finest executed maneuvers with precision and accuracy. He thought to himself, “Today I become an U.S. Navy officer and those blue jets are my representatives. I could not be more proud.” “I’ve had a lot of dreams along the way, some that I got and some that I didn’t,” said Cmdr. Flynn, a U.S. Naval War College (NWC) professor and inaugural executive officer of the Blue Angels 2015 team. “Every once in a while though, one circles back that you didn’t think you were going to get.” As a junior officer, Flynn tried out for the Blue Angels events coordinator position twice, first in 2000, then again in 2002. Despite getting to the final stage of the interview process, he didn’t make the team either time. Reflecting on his experience, “it was a disappointment, but I didn’t consider it a negative. I made lifelong friends and best of all; I met my future wife who was

the aviation supply officer on the 2000 team. If I hadn’t applied, we might not have met.”

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After his second attempt at making the team, war in Iraq and Afghanistan surged and his dreams of becoming a Blue Angel had drifted off and were replaced by new ones. “In 2002, I went to NWC to study for a year and did a fellowship with the Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group,” said Flynn. “I loved my experience at the NWC, so I kept it in the back of my mind that one day I’d like to go back to teach.” Following his fellowship, Flynn served as an aviation department head for Sea Control Squadron 22 (VS-22) “Checkmates” in Jacksonville, Fla., maritime operations center and air doctrine coordinator at Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC) in Norfolk, Va., and officer in charge at Joint Counter-Radio Controlled Im-

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seems as though this story has been in the works for years. Three years ago, in an effort to help his children learn to read, Flynn penned a children’s book titled “The Lucky Blue Angel.” The story is about a little jet that wants to be a Blue Angel but doesn’t think he can make it. In the process of writing the book, he essentially wrote the story of his own future. “I wrote the book because my kids were at an age where they were discovering reading. Their mom had been on the team, so I looked around for a children’s book about the Blue Angels, but I didn’t find any in print. So I resorted to telling them stories that I made up instead. One of those stories became a book.” “The book was intended to be about having a good attitude in the face of failure. The happy ending, when Lucky McGuire makes the team, sure wasn’t autobiographical – it was just a fun, happy ending that didn’t mirror my own experiences – until now,” Flynn said with a smile. “You just can’t make this stuff up.” “It’s a big responsibility to wear that uniform and represent the Blue Angels and the dedicated men and women of the fleet. When I become a team member this November, I’ll do my best to earn it. This job as the Blue Angel’s executive officer is a dream-come-true for me.” For more news from Naval War College, visit www. navy. mil/ local/ nwc/.

and guests gathered Aug. 5 for a celebration to mark the reopening of the newly renovated Navy Lodge Pensacola at 875 Radford Blvd. Ribbon-cutters included (from left) Naval Air Station Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins; Navy Lodge Pensacola General Manager Brandon LaVoie; Capt. James Watts, deputy commander of Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM); and Michael Bockelman, NEXCOM vice president and director of the Navy Lodge program. Renovations include an update of the lobby, family suites, extensive landscaping, free Wi-Fi service and a breakfast bar. Photo by Janet Thomas

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eucalyptus (for those older than age 3), and IR3535 (the active ingredient in “Skin So Soft” products) are other repellent options. The elimination of breeding sites in and around your home is imperative in mosquito abatement. Any object that can collect water can be a potential breeding site. The following steps are recommended to eliminate harborages around the home: • Empty eaves, troughs, gutters to facilitate the drainage of water; • Drill holes for drainage in tires used on playgrounds; • Empty pots and containers, and remove cups/tires and debris from your yard; • Check tarps and vehicle/boat covers for pooled

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Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Keith Hoskins 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.

dream that I gave up on 12 years ago after not being selected for a second time. There just weren’t any more chances; I had to get on with my career. That’s why all of this has been so hard to believe,” said Flynn. As it turned out, Flynn would not be passed over a third time and was selected as the executive officer for 2015 Blue Angels team. The creation of the position Flynn is slated to fill comes after an organizational restructuring that aligned the Blue Angels with the Navy’s standard leadership triad that consists of a commanding officer, executive officer and a command master chief. Since 1946, the Blue Angels have operated with only a commanding officer and command master chief. This has traditionally left the commanding officer with the responsibility of leading the team both in the air and on the ground. “As representatives of the Navy and the Marine Corps, the Blue Angels are always striving for excellence and ways to improve. This restructuring is no exception,” said Flynn. “It’s all about what you can do for the team. I’ll do my best to make the new executive officer position a positive and worthwhile step for the team.” While becoming the executive officer and a member of the Blue Angels may have seemed impossible at one point in Flynn’s career, in his personal life, it

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NEXCOM, was on hand to congratulate and celebrate with the Aviation Plaza employees of the Navy Exchange. “Let me state up front that winning the Bingham Award represents a tremendous achievement on the part of all of our store associates and managers as well as the base community,” Watts said. “Celebrations like this one today exemplify the true spirit, dedication and professionalism of our associates. Navy Exchange Aviation Plaza associates take to heart the mission of our command – to provide quality goods and services at a savings and to support navy quality of life programs. Premier customer service – and more importantly customer satisfaction – is what our associates deliver each and every day.” Watts led a “We are NEXCOM” cheer, echoed by more than 200 NEX employees present. The Bingham Award plaques were jointly awarded to the Navy Exchange and the NAS Pensacola command. Each of the NEX personnel shared in the awards presentation, receiving commemorative coins, T-shirts and certificates. Steve Foster, NEX general manager, NAS Pensacola complex, was proud of the group’s accomplishment. “NEX Aviation Plaza operations had a fabulous year in 2013,” Foster said. “All areas (retail, services and vending) excelled to record pinnacle in sales and net profit, (of) which 70 percent converts into MWR dividends. I’m extremely proud of these associates and managers for their efforts that allowed them to be recognized by NEXCOM. The Bingham Award exemplifies superior achievement in financial contribution, premier customer service, associate care and community service. Great job, team.” For a complete list of Bingham Award winners, visit http:// www. navy. mil/ submit/ display. asp? story_id= 82375.

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provised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (CREW) Composite Squadron 1 in Basra, Iraq. While deployed to Iraq, Flynn’s notion of going back to NWC to teach became a reality. “For me, it was a dream come true to go back to the NWC and teach. I’ve taught with so many talented civilians and learned a great deal from my military colleagues and the students as well.” Flynn liked it so much that he agreed to do a second tour teaching strategy and policy. “I planned on teaching as long as they would have me. I love it that much,” said Flynn. “That was the way that I was going to leave the Navy and I was happy with it. For me, my career has always been about doing the best you can where you land and I’ve been lucky to land in great places.” With 22 years of service under his belt and a transition to the next chapter in his life imminent, a simple phone call would change Flynn’s course and transform another dream into reality. “Six weeks ago, I got a call from a member of the Blue Angels. He asked me if I would consider throwing my hat in the ring to fill the newly created executive officer position,” Flynn said. Instantly, his dream of becoming a part of the team was resuscitated. Flynn added his name to the list of candidates, despite his previous failed attempts to make the team. “Being on the team was a

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water and empty as necessary; • Change potted plant trays, pet water bowls and bird bath water weekly; • Remove drainage site obstructions that could prevent the flow of water; • Install/repair torn window screens to prevent mosquitoes from entering the home. Most mosquito-borne diseases have similar symptoms including headache, fever, fatigue, dizziness, and generalized flu-like symptoms occurring between four and 14 days after being bitten by an infected mosquito. If you should develop any of these symptoms after a history of recent mosquito bites, be sure to let your family physician know about it. For more information about mosquito-borne diseases, visit the CDC website at http://www.cdc.gov/ or contact the NHP’s Preventive Medicine Department at 452-6783.

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Identity theft: Take steps to avoid becoming a victim By Lt. Jennifer M. Smith Region Legal Service Office


dentity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America. Last year, 10 million people were victims.

And it’s not just the financial loss, but the impact on your credit. It includes your borrowing and repayment plans, credit cards and loans, whether you have been delinquent on payments, or you have filed for a bankruptcy. Here is one way it can happen. The identify thief steals your information and opens one or more accounts. In the mail you begin receiving past due notices for accounts in your name. Erroneous postings end up on your credit report. The negative entries lower your credit score. They lead to denials of future loan requests. Employers and landlords look at credit reports when deciding whether to hire you or if you qualify for a lease. The effort to clean up the mess left by identity thieves is hours of your time and months to get your good name back. Active-duty military are prime targets for identity theft: Lots of moves; extended absences for training or deployments; and working in remote locations unable to monitor bank and credit accounts. The consequences for active-duty service members can be severe. Poor credit reports can result in the loss of a

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security clearance and impact future service or your career. While there is no 100 percent guarantee against identity theft, there are steps you can take to make it more difficult for your identity to be stolen and to limit the impacts should identity theft happen. Here are some helpful tips: Regularly monitor bank and credit accounts: Check accounts twice a month for incorrect entries. Safeguard your personal information by: • Shredding documents that contain personal information; e.g., receipts, bank statements, and medical documents. • Having a friend pick up your mail when you away or request a hold at the post office. • Considering opting out of prescreened offers of credit and insurance by going to optoutprescreen.com. • Limiting identification you carry such as your Social Security card. • Avoiding logging into personal accounts on a public wireless network. • Regularly change passwords. • Not posting personal information such as your full birthday on public

websites. Check your credit report three times a year: You can access your credit report annually for free from the three credit reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian and Transunion; or you can go to www.annualcreditreport.com. Space your requests to each of the agencies throughout the year to regularly monitor your credit for any suspicious entries. Early identification of identity theft is your best defense. Set up a credit alert: These alerts require businesses to contact you to verify your identity before issuing credit in your name. You only need to request an alert with one of the credit reporting agencies and they will report it to the others. If you become the victim of identity theft, an initial alert for

90 days can ensure that no further credit is taken in your name. If deploying, consider the active duty alert which last for 12 months and removes you from prescreened offers for credit and insurance. While you can’t always avoid identity theft, you should take steps to limit the possibility. For more information and advice, go to http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/privacy-identity. And of course, if you become the victim of identity theft, contact your local RLSO Legal Assistance office. The NAS Pensacola Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) Southeast, Detatchment Pensacola, is at 121 Cuddahy St., Bldg. 680, Suite B, or call 452-3733 or 452-3734.

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CNO: Chaplains and RPs integral to fleet readiness By CNO Public Affairs


ASHINGTON (NNS) – Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert joined nearly 100 senior chaplains and religious program specialists (RPs) gathered for the Chaplain Corps 2014 Strategic Leadership Symposium at the Washington Navy Yard July 31. CNO, along with Assistant Secretary of the Navy (M&RA) Juan Garcia and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy were among several keynote speakers scheduled for this year's symposium. “I have a deep respect for what you all do,” said Greenert. “What you bring in spiritual readiness is real and desperately needed.” Greenert first provided an update on what the Navy is doing around the world. He highlighted the maritime crossroads and the Navy’s current mandate of presence and seapower. The Navy’s focus is on being forward deployed to be where it matters when it matters, Greenert said, adding that Sailors are what make our mission possible.

“After 13 years of combat deployments for our people, we can now take the time to build their resiliency,” said Greenert. “The Chaplain Corps plays an important role in the professional, physical and spiritual readiness of our force. “Many of the detracting issues the Navy faces are problems both chaplains and RPs face daily, to include Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR), suicide and operational stress control. Chaplains and RPs are one strong tool commanding officers possess to promote positive and healthy behaviors among their crews. “I depend on you to advise commanders on command climate,” said

Greenert. “It’s one of those entities that remain hard to define but if you don’t get it right you’ll have big problems.” In addition to the traditional functions of the Chaplain Corps within the Navy assisting with readiness, they have stepped up to assist in more recent challenges. Greenert cited their immediate actions in the wake of the Navy Yard shooting last September, where 30 religious ministry teams came to the aid of those affected by the tragedy. The Chaplain Corps were also thoughtful and organized during the rollout of the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” repeal. No matter the challenge, chaplains and spirituality are, “what we need

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert speaks at the Chaplain Corps 2014 Strategic Leadership Symposium at the Washington Navy Yard’s Admiral Gooding Center about the Navy mandate, personnel readiness and the theme of this year’s symposium, “Strategic Context for Religious Ministry in the Naval Service.” Greenert thanked the chaplains and religious program specialists in attendance for their unique and important role supporting the spiritual side, what Greenert defined as the triad of readiness; professional, physical and spiritual readiness of fleet Sailors, which enables them to endure in challenging times. Photo by CMC Peter D. Lawlor

to get us through, something to hold onto when things are hard, someone they can turn to with confidence with no agenda,” said Greenert. “Thank you all for answering the call to serve,”

said Greenert. “The Navy has valued the Chaplain Corps contributions since 1775, and will continue to do so.” Greenert was scheduled to attend the Chief of Chaplain’s change of

command and retirement ceremony of Rear Adm. Mark Tidd Aug. 1 at the Navy Yard. For more news from Chief of Naval Operations, visit www. navy. mil/local/cno/.

SecNav visits USS Independence From Secretary of the Navy Public Affairs

PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) – Secretary of the Navy (SecNav) Ray Mabus visited Sailors aboard USS Independence (LCS 2) July 24 as the ship participated in the 2014 Rim of the Pacific (RimPac) exercise off the coast of Hawaii. During RimPac, the largest international maritime exercise in the world, Independence, the second littoral combat ship to be commissioned, has been conducting exercises including gunfire exercises, tactical maneuvering, search and seizure boarding, and multi-ship air defense, anti-submarine and surface warfare exercises. “They can accomplish an amazing variety of missions,” said Mabus. “They’ve done everything from acting as a staging base for special forces to participating in humanitarian assistance/disaster relief exercises.” Prior to RimPac, Independence was conducting testing and evaluation of the

USS Independence (LCS 2) enters Pensacola pass during a September 2011 visit to NASP. Photo by Mike O’Connor

ship’s mine countermeasures (MCM) mission module of the coast of San Diego. For its participation in RimPac, the ship shifted to its surface warfare

(SUW) mission module, a change that exhibited one of the primary strengths of LCS. “LCS gives you two things we don’t have in the fleet,” said Mabus, “modu-

larity and very high speed. Independence is a great example of that.” “They were told they were coming to RimPac and they put on the surface warfare module and came out here. They did not need to be refueled at sea and got here (to Hawaii from San Diego) with 30 percent of their fuel still in the tank.” The SUW mission module includes two 30mm gun turrets and two 11meter rigid-hulled inflatable boats. During his time aboard LCS, Mabus had lunch with junior Sailors, observed a boarding exercise and met with Sailors in workspaces throughout the ship, coming away impressed with their skill and ability. “I think that now, and in the future, LCS will fit the needs of the Navy,” he said. For more news from the Secretary of the Navy, visit www. navy. mil/ local/ secnav or www. facebook. com/ SecretaryoftheNavy.



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Students practice STEM skills as crime scene investigators Story, photo by Dan Broadstreet Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division Corporate Communications PAO


ANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) – Navy scientists and engineers partnered with Florida State University Panama City (FSU PC) STEM Institute July 14-25 to teach rising eighth-, ninth- and 10th-graders how to conduct simulated crime scene investigations (CSI) using science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills. The director of FSU PC STEM Institute, Ginger Littleton, said this summer’s science camp was designed to challenge students to investigate hypothetical crimescenes after having first participated in four basic CSI-related workshops: chemistry, robotics, electronics and computer programming. “So, for example, we have Navy physicist Dan Flisek from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division presenting chemistry methods to students so they can figure out whether or not particular evidence samples are actual blood stains or not,” said Littleton. “And the programmers are learning HTML and other computer languages to build their own profiles.” Littleton said that the FSU PC STEM summer institute started nine years ago and is funded by the National Defense Education Program (NDEP). “NDEP helped us begin what grew to be an annual STEM summer science camp for our Bay District School students and gradually attracted students from neighboring districts such as Washington, Columbia and Hamilton counties. Our annual average of participating students grew to approximately 200 children,” said Littleton.

According to Littleton, due to the country’s economic challenges, NDEP had to cut this year’s funding. “Consequently, we had to begin charging a registration fee of $50 per student to augment what funding we did receive from NDEP this year to provide the same academic challenges,” Littleton said. “The result is we’ve had to reduce the number of students we could host. So this year we are serving about 120 students compared to the usual 200 participants. Previously we were reaching a wider range of students so the cutback has resulted in our losing some of the diversity we always seek.” Surfside Middle School math teacher Eddie Mills began teaching students the basics of electronics and then how to solder circuit boards before challenging them to use these skills like CSI professionals. “Our class scenario involves a jewelry store employee who participates in a burglary,” said Mills. “So, by having our students first build a basic alarm with their soldering iron and a circuit board kit, they will have to figure out not only how to build the alarm, but how to bypass it before they’ll be able to present a case against the suspect.” Rising eighth-graders Dakota Wonsey

Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) Physicist Dan Flisek provides guidance to students about forensic methods using chemistry to examine hypothetical evidence presented to them while attending Florida State University Panama City (FSU PC) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Summer Institute.

and Winston Walsingham took on the challenge of building and programming a Lego Mindstorm® robot to act as an antitheft surveillance sentry. “Before attending this summer science camp, I had never built a robot and I never had any experience in programming either,” said Wonsey. “Learning by books alone and lectures is boring. Here, we actually get to do the things we read about.” Fellow robotics classmate Wesley Wilmot echoed Wonsey’s sentiments about how effective the STEM Institute teaching methods were. “I have gotten more science experience in this summer science camp than I have through all my years of taking traditional science courses in school. Like a lot of my team, this has all been com-

pletely new to me and I’ve had a lot of fun in the process,” said Wilmot. According to Waller Elementary STEM science teacher Carla Thedford, the hands-on method of teaching students STEM skills is so inspirational and effective that her school principal Peggy Bunch is incorporating it throughout Waller Elementary’s entire curriculum. “We’re really trying to take it to a broad-based plan where every classroom will be doing some type of STEM related activity through our lessons,” said Thedford. “This particular evolution in teaching is engaging more of our students’ interests in learning STEM skills, which is what our country needs.” For more news from Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, visit www.navy.mil/local/NSWC/.



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Bittle assumes duty as officer-in-charge Story, photo by Ens. Lindsay Grover NASWF PAO


nlisted personnel, officers, and family members assembled to witness the change of charge ceremony in which the officerin-charge (OIC) of Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Detachment (CNATT-DET) Whiting Field stepped down allowing for a new officer to assume the responsibilities of OIC. Lt. Cmdr. Kevin D. Bittle relieved Cmdr. Vencent W. Logan of duty as OIC of CNATTDET Whiting Field during a change-of-charge ceremony at 10 a.m. July 8 in the Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) atrium building. Capt. Katherine D. Erb, commanding officer CNATT, served as the presiding officer over the ceremony reflecting on Logan’s accomplishments and contributions while OIC. “Vence is a true aviation professional, pushing the status quo within CNATT and earning my

complete trust in his leading of this detachment,” she stated. Logan led 23 senior Navy, Marine Corps and civilian staff in the delivery of more than 10,000 hours of naval aviation maintenance and aviation ordnance training. Under his command 1,240 maintenance and ordnance professionals graduated from seven technically comprehensive courses on time and within budget. As the Navy’s model manager for the professional aviation maintenance officer personnel

qualification, Logan directed the review and research of more than 350 change recommendations, ensuring a current and accurate document for more than 1,600 aviation maintenance officers pursuing their professional designation. Logan also personally mentored and guided the Navy’s future aviation maintenance and aviation ordnance leaders, sharing his in-depth knowledge and leadership experience. Logan expressed his respect and appreciation for the hard working pro-

Lt. Cmdr. Kevin D. Bittle and Cmdr. Vencent W. Logan shake hands during the change-of-charge ceremony for Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Detachment (CNATT-DET) Whiting Field. Capt. Katherine D. Erb, commanding officer for CNATT, presided over the ceremony.

fessionals of CNATTDET. “(CNATT-DET Whiting Field) is not large but the importance of our mission is not diminished because of our size. I am most proud of the leadership of this detachment and the mentorship which contributed to the professional conduct of our classes. We have not had any grievances or al-

cohol related incidents during my time as OIC, and I am so proud of this accomplishment, emphasizing the fact that we take care of our own,” Logan articulated. Erb concluded her remarks by welcoming Bittle, expressing her confidence and thanking Logan for his service stating, “(Your) personal actions have positively

impacted the Sailors and Marines under your guidance. Thank you for all of your contributions; you have done a superb job.” Bittle takes charge with 14 years of experience as an aviation maintenance officer with tours in Japan, Virginia and in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

NAS Whiting Field FFSC will host 25th annual job fair Aug. 21 From Jay Cope NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs

More than 50 employers are already signed up for Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s 25th annual job fair coming Aug. 21. The event is free and open to the public as well as to the prospective employers. This is the silver anniversary for a highly successful event that regularly brought in more than 1,000 job seekers in each of the past five years. Sikes Hall will once again serve as the setting for the fair. Employers already lined up for this year’s job fair include: ExpressJet Airlines, Air Bus, Florida Fish and Wildlife, Florida Highway Patrol,

Georgia Pacific, Gulf Power, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Lockheed Martin, Navy Federal Credit Union, UTC Aerospace Systems, Landrum Staffing, Northwestern Mutual and many others. These local, regional and national employers form a wide cross-section of industry and business which will be represented. Sikes Hall, a spacious, air-conditioned facility, provides for approximately 80 employers to set up individual displays and recruiting tables. All employers actively seeking qualified veterans and those with military experience are strongly encouraged to attend. This job fair provides a unique oc-

To advertise in this paper, call Simone Sands at 433-1166 ext.21

casion for employers to screen a remarkable talent pool from a broad cross-section of the workforce, without having to schedule individual office visits. Company personnel can quickly screen applicants’ and then invite the most promising candidates for more in-depth interviews. Many employers attending last year’s job fair held on-the-spot interviews with qualified individuals, and many made job offers. The job fair serves as a great opportunity for job seekers to learn about careers, meet with employers who are hiring, discover what companies need and obtain first hand information about the company from a live representative.

Employers may phone NAS Whiting Field’s Fleet and Family Support Center at (850) 623-7177, or fax (850) 623-7642 or (850) 623-7690 to request a table at this event. E-mails may be sent to Darryl.Johnson2 @navy.mil, or Terri.Maddox @navy.mil, to request registration information. Job seekers need to dress to impress, bring a good supply of resumes and show up at the door. Active-duty members, veterans or family members who would like assistance in preparing a resume, practice interviewing or other job search assistance should contact the FFSC Transition Assistance and Family Member Employment team.

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NHP offering school physical exams

from 1985-1989. The event will include a tailgate buffet catered by The Fish House, door prizes and auctions. More information, e-mail pensacolabamaclub@yahoo.com or call Melanie Behrends at 449-0234.

Officials at Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) are offering one last school/sports physical rodeo to assist parents who need to get physicals for their children before school starts. It is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 9 at NHP, 6000 Highway 98 West. Appointments are required for physicals. The physical exams are available for children 4 and older who are enrolled in the family medicine or pediatrics clinics. For more information or to make an appointment, call 505-7121.

Enlisted personnel can catch W.A.V.E.

In conjunction with the NASP centennial celebration, organizers of the third annual Wounded American Veterans Event (W.A.V.E.) are inviting Navy enlisted personnel to accompany disabled and combat-wounded veterans for a day on the bay beginning at 10 a.m. Aug. 9. Six area yacht club members will provide sail and power boats to take invited guests out for a two-hour ride on Pensacola Bay. The event will include opening remarks by dignitaries, including NASP CO Capt. Keith Hoskins, musical entertainment and complimentary lunch and beverages. To sign up, contact the Community Outreach Office, by phone at 452-2532, or by e-mail at nasp_comm_outreach@navy.mil.

Choral Society auditions announced

The Choral Society of Pensacola, Northwest Florida’s premier symphonic chorus, has scheduled auditions for new singers for 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 9 in the Pensacola State College Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Room 801, 1000 College Blvd. Auditions on other days can be arranged by special appointment. Choral Society Artistic Director Xiaolun Chen will conduct the auditions. For more information, call Chen at 484-1810.

Museum event spotlights moon landing

The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation’s Discovery Saturday series will celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing, with the a presentation and book signing by Jay Barbree, author of the recently published book, “Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight.” The presentation is scheduled for 10 a.m. Aug. 16 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Discovery Saturday presentations are free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.NavalAviationMuseum.org or call 453-2389.

Angel’s Garden announces art show

Angel’s Garden will present the 17th annual “New Beginning” Art Show Sept. 19-21 at the park on the corner of 12th Avenue and Gonzalez Street. Hours are 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 19 and 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 20 and Aug. 21. The show, which benefits Favor House, also provides a venue for community service awareness. This year’s event will feature 75 local artists, musicians and food, and there will be free activities for the children as well. For more information, call Debbie Tracy at 4359555.

Crime Stoppers 5K to be Sept. 20

The Corry Station Chief Petty Officers Association (CPOA) and Pen Air Federal Credit Union have scheduled the third annual Crime Stoppers 5K Run in memory of Tyler Jefferson at 8 a.m. Sept. 20 at NASP Corry Station. Jefferson, an 18-year-old Navy Sailor, was killed Nov. 12, 2009, and the investigation is ongoing. Register online at Signmeup.com/101140 or via mail. Registration is $20 by Sept. 13 ($25 after Sept. 13). Race day registration is $30. Checks and registration can be mailed to Running Wild, 1302 East Cervantes St., Pensacola, FL 32503. If you would like to organize a group spirit run (not timed and free) or volunteer, contact Chad Overly by phone at 452-6062 or 356-6218 or by email at chad.overly@navy.mil. For more information, contact Joe Cannon by phone at 452-6187 or by e-mail at joseph.j.cannon@navy.mil.

Chief selectees announce car washes

The Pensacola area chief selectees are planning car washes at two locations from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 9 to support efforts needed for CPO365 Phase II. The two locations are at Surf City at Purple Parrot Village Resort, 1355 Perdido Key Drive; and at Hopjacks on Nine Mile, 204 East Nine Mile Road.

Sing-along with Children’s Chorus

The Pensacola Children’s Chorus is presenting a summer community sing-along for fourth-grade to eight-grade children from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Aug. 8, at the Margaret Moore Nickelsen Center, 46 East Chase St. Admission is $5 per person. Space is limited, call 434-7760 in advance to register. The chorus has also scheduled new member au-

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Expert on USS Enterprise to speak at museum today David McKay will give a special presentation about USS Enterprise (CVN 65) at 3 p.m. today, Aug. 8, at the National Naval Aviation Museum. McKay has conducted extensive research and written a comprehensive book about the aircraft carrier. The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise – Big E – was an icon of its time. During the ship’s 51 years of service in the United States Navy it lived up to the name and achieved many “first” and “only” accolades. Big E sailed for more than half a century, completing 25 major deployments and serving in every U.S. fleet. The ship represented the United States in almost every major naval operation after 1961. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.NavalAviationMuseum.org or call the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation at 4532389. ditions from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at Zion Hope Baptist Church, 201 West Leonard St. for rising fourth-grade through 12th-grade students. Auditions are informal. Financial assistance is available for qualifying members. The Pensacola Children's Chorus provides music education and performances to enrich the lives of children. For more information, go to www.pensacolachildrenschorus.com.

NEXCOM taking survey about food

Every two years, officials with Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) take a food survey to get customer input on how food vendors are doing, what food outlets customers would like to have on base and to get suggestions from customers. The results are used to make improvements and changes. The survey is open to all authorized patrons who eat at any NEXCOM food service outlets. The survey is open through Aug. 31. The link to the survey is https://www.nexresearch.com/nex_food. Anyone who completes the survey will have the option of entering a drawing for one of three $250 NEX gift cards by providing their name, e-mail address and a daytime phone number. For more information on NEXCOM, go to https://www.mynavyexchange.com.

Japanese groups presenting festival

Bonfest Pensacola is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 30 at Legion Field Resource Center, 1301 West Gregory St. The annual event is being presented by several Japanese groups and local sponsors. The festival will feature music, food and games. Guests will learn about Japanese culture. There will be a taiko drum workshop, unique costumes, vendors, Japanese food, traditional Japanese folk dancing a children’s mikoshi parade and other cultural activities. Admission is free, and anyone interested in Japanese culture is invited to attend. For more information, contact Hatsue Miki by phone at 602-4385 or by e-mail at hatsuemiki@gmail.com.

DFC Society plans to meet Aug. 14

The Pensacola chapter of the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Society will meet at Franco’s restaurant, 523 East Gregory St., at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 14. The military award of the DFC is made to aviators and crew members of all services and civilians for heroism and achievement during aerial flight. Meetings are open to members, active duty and retired, spouses, significant others and those interested. Meetings are the second Thursday of every other month. For more information, call Joe Brewer at 453-9291 or go to www.dfcsociety.net.

Alabama fans planning kick-off party

The Pensacola Bama Club is gearing up for another football season with the chapter’s annual kickoff party scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Sanders Beach Community Center. Tickets are $25 pre-sale and $30 at the door. The guest speaker will be Bobby Humphrey, the Crimson Tide’s halfback

Members of the Pensacola Coin Collector Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 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.

Take a ride in a sailplane in Beulah

Members of the Coastal Soaring Association are offering introductory sailplane flights for $95. Flights can be scheduled on Saturday and Sunday and some weekdays at Elsanor Airport, at 21810 Koier Road, about 12 miles west of the state line on Highway 90 in Elsanor, Ala. If you want to learn to fly gliders yourself, you can join the Coastal Soaring Association. For more information, contact Art deTonnancourt by phone at 516 4076 or by e-mail at artdetonnancourt1@cox.net or go to http://Coastalsoaring.org.

Dog Days event scheduled for Aug. 23

The third annual Dog Days of Summer has been scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 23 in a park at Wesley Memorial Methodist Church in Pace. Dog-friendly fun will include pet related products, dog rescue groups, educational information, Santa Rosa County K-9 demonstration, an auction, food, snow cones, music, a pet photographer, T-shirt sales, the Bloodmobile and other family fun. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/ DogDaysofSummerFoundation or e-mail Becky McCaa at beckymcaa@gmail.com.

Day of fishing planned in Destin

The Emerald Coast Association of Realtors are presenting the second annual Soldiers on the Water event Aug. 23 and registration is open for any interested wounded warriors. The event provides a day of fishing in Destin to wounded Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, Marines and Gold Star children. It will begin with registration at 6:30 a.m. and will conclude at 7 p.m. For more information or to register, go to http://bit.ly/SoldiersontheWater or contact Justin Lindsey by e-mail at ecarsoldiersonthewater@ gmail.com or by phone at (850) 714-4663.

Appraisal fair scheduled for Aug. 30

The 19th annual Antique Appraisal Fair is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30 at Garth’s Auction House, 3930 Navy Blvd. Appraisers will be present to tell you what your “treasures” are worth. Cost is $5 for the first item and $3 each for additional items. The event is sponsored by the Pensacola Historic Preservation Society to support the maintenance of the Quina House Museum. For more information, go to quinahouse museum.org.

Barbershop show has Sinatra theme

The Fiesta Barbershop Chorus will pay tribute to Frank Sinatra at 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at Washington High School. Tickets are $20, and $15 for age 60 and older. You can get a ticket from a chorus member, at the door or you can charge by phone by calling 529-6222. For more information, call 529-6222 or go to www.fiestachorus.com.

Red, White and Blue 5K to be Aug. 23

The American Red Cross of Northwest Florida has scheduled the annual Red, White and Blue 5K run/walk Aug. 23 in Fort Walton Beach. The race is scheduled to start at 7 a.m. at Fort Walton Beach Landing, 139 Brooks St. Runners can pre-register online at www.Active.com (search for /Red,White & Blue 5K). Online registration closes at noon Aug. 22. Packet pickup is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at KC’s Sandbar & Grill, 190 Miracle Strip Parkway. Late registration is from 6 a.m. to 6:45 a.m. Aug. 23. Cost is $25 online and $30 at packet pick-up or day of race. There will be a free children’s fun run for ages 10 and younger at 8 a.m. Aug. 23. For more information, call 432-7601.

Church plans anniversary celebration

Officials at Warrington Baptist Church, 103 West Winthrop Ave., have invited members of the community to a celebration for the church’s 75th anniversary at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 17. Former pastor, the Rev. Larry White, will speak and a dinner will follow on the grounds. The church’s new pastor, the Rev. Slade Stinson, and his family also will greet visitors. For more information, call 455 4578.

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NAS Pensacola Sailors of the Quarter; See page B2 Spotlight


Children will begin classes Aug. 18

Ready, set, GO ... Back to school By Carissa Bergosh NASP School Liaison Officer


he long, hot days of summer fill children’s lives with the excitement of splashing in the pool, traveling to nearby and distant places, or just spending lazy days around the house. With only a few weeks left, the summer holidays for students attending county schools will soon come to an end. Parents should be mindful to start now to help their children make the adjustment from a summer schedule back to school schedule. Here are just a few questions that parents might have about the 2014-15 school year: 1. When does school begin for students in the public schools? Escambia and Santa Rosa counties –Aug.18. 2. Will there be an opportunity to visit the school and/or meet teachers before school starts? Absolutely. Escambia County has sceduled several orientation opportunities: School buses and children are sharing the roadways in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties starting Aug. 18 – Elementary schools: Aug. 14. slow down and be on the lookout for them. • Blue Angel, 9-11 a.m. for more direct guidance from the classroom teacher durAug. 15: 10th grade, 8 a.m.-noon. • Helen Caro, 1-3 p.m. ing the first week of school. • West Florida High School: • Myrtle Grove, 9-11 a.m. 5. Where can I find information about bus schedAug. 9: ninth grade /new student, 9-11 a.m. • Navy Point, 9-11 a.m. Aug. 14: 11th grade 10 a.m., 10th grade 1:30 p.m.; ules? Bus stops and pick up times can be found at your • Pleasant Grove, 9-11 a.m. child’s zoned school and on the website. senior/parent, 6 p.m. Middle schools: Aug. 14. When it comes to riding the bus, safety is the priority. Visit http://superintendent. escambia.k12.fl.us/ • Bailey sixth grade, 10 a.m.; seventh and eighth grade, Bus riders are expected to arrive at bus stops no less than back_to_school.htm for more school schedules. 1 p.m. 3. What documentation will I need to register my 10 minutes before the posted pick up time. For safety • Brown Barge 9-11 a.m. child for school? If you are registering a child to attend reasons, school busses are required to pick students up at High schools: a Florida public school for the first time, you will need a location that is at least 30 feet away from an intersection. • Escambia High School: the following: birth certificate, proof of residency, proof Students should receive a student information sheet that Aug. 7: ninth grade, 9-11 a.m. of custody (if not biological parent), copy of last school will need to be completed and returned to the driver. The Aug. 14:10th-12th grade, 1-3 p.m. year’s report card, IEP and last school withdrawal form, information will be maintained by the transportation de• Pine Forest High School: and health screening and immunizations form. These partment for use in emergency situations. Aug. 9: ninth grade, 9-11 a.m. 6. What if my child is walking or riding a bicycle to forms (for Florida) may be obtained and completed at the Aug. 14: 10th-12th grade, ninth grade, 1-3 p.m. • Pensacola High School: Aug. l4: ninth grade, 9-11 a.m. local public health departments, your physician’s office school? Safety remains the priority. Bike riders should wear a safety-approved bicycle helmet, no matter how or at Naval Hospital Pensacola. Aug. 14: 10th-12th grade, 1-3 p.m. 4. What supplies will my child need for the first day short the ride, ride on the right in the same direction as • Tate High School: of school? There is an optional supply list for pre-kinder- the automobile traffic, use appropriate hand signals, reAug.7: ninth grade/new student, 8 a.m.-noon. Aug.14: 12th grade 1 p.m., 10th-11th grade, 2 p.m. garten through high school students available on the Es- spect traffic lights and stop signs, wear bright colors to cambia County website “Back to School” link at increase visibility and know the “rules of the road.” If • Booker T. Washington High School: www.escambia.k12.fl.us.com. Parents may want to re- your child is walking to school make sure the route is safe. Aug.14: new student. view this list before shopping for supplies. In some cases, Be realistic about your child’s pedestrian skills. Small Aug.13: 12th grade, 8 a.m.-noon. it may be advisable to buy a few basic supplies but wait children are often impulsive, easily distracted and not Aug. 14: 11th grade, 8 a.m.-noon. ready to walk to school without adult supervision. Like the bike riders, all walking students should wear brightly colored clothes to make sure they are visible to drivers. 7. Are there certain types of backpacks needed? From NAPS work. There are few suggestions when selecting backpacks: 4. Review your notes nightly. This reinforces what choose one with wide, padded shoulder straps, pack light If you’re among the 37 million the Census Bureau you’ve learned, so you’ll need less time and effort right (never carry more than 10-20 percent of the child’s body says has a family member in school or the roughly 6 before a test. You’ll also be ready if you get called on weight), always use both shoulder straps and consider million with one in college, these tips could help im- in class or have to take a pop quiz. buying rolling backpacks, but check with individual prove your student’s chances of making the grade. 5. Get homework help. There are many apps out school regarding their suggestions. This final recomHigh school and college students should: there that can help students solve the toughest homemendation may be especially helpful for students who 1. Make a to-do list every day. Put things that are work problems. Dictionary and atlas apps are also walk long distances and do not ride the bus. most important at the top, do them first and check them great resources. Got deadlines? There are apps for With a little bit of effort at home, parents can set the off. mangaing those, too. tone for a great year of learning. Parental involvement 2. Use spare minutes wisely. Get some reading 6. Maximize current programs: Many computers and enthusiasm by the parents may be all your child needs done while you’re standing in a line, commuting on a come with online safety programs. Parents can use to have an outstanding year of academic success. For bus or train or waiting for something to start. “Parental Controls” in Windows and Mac operating questions about local schools and services available, con3. Find the right time to study. You’ll work more systems and the like for monitoring and managing tact Carissa Bergosh, NASP school liaison officer at 293efficiently if you figure out when you do your best what children view online. 0322 or Carissa.Bergosh @navy.mil.

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Jokes & Groaners Jokes that are worse than homework, pt. II Q: What do you say when you are trying to comfort a grammar expert? A: “There, their, they’re.” If sleep is really good for the brain, then why is it not permitted in school? Q: What happened to the plant in math class? A: It grew square roots. Q: If H2O is the formula for water, what is the formula for ice? A: H2O cubed. Q: If H20 is water what is H204? A: Drinking, bathing, washing, swimming. . . Son: “My math teacher is crazy.” Mother: “Why?” Son: “Yesterday she told us that five is 4+1; today, she expects us to believe that five is 3+2.”




August 8, 2014

Quarterly awards recognize top performers at NASP From NASP Command


ailors and civilian employees from Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) were recognized during the quarterly awards ceremony July 31 at the NASC Auditorium. NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins handed out the awards and personally congratulated recipients. Several Sailors were recognized for their professional achievements during the third quarter of fiscal year 2014. • MA1 Joseph Paladino was named Senior Sailor of the Quarter for superior performance of his duties as leading petty officer of the command’s investigation unit, auxiliary security force coordinator, sexual assault prevention and response case manager and evidence custodian of naval security force’s investigation unit at NASP. Paladino provides critical support to multiple law enforcement agencies such as the Judge Advocate General, Naval Criminal Investigation Services, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Agency, Department of Homeland Security and local law enforcement agencies. As auxiliary security force coordinator, he is responsible for training all auxiliary security force personnel in non-lethal weapons procedures, writing watch bills and ensuring all auxiliary security force records are up to date. As sexual assault pre-

vention and response case manager, he receives, reviews and advises command leadership on the status of active cases. As naval civilian service fellowshipscholarship’s evidence custodian, he maintains an accounting log of more than 190 case evidence items worth more than $30,000. • SH2 Andrew Hanson was named Sailor of the Quarter for superior performance of his duties as the assistant urinalysis program coordinator at NASP. Hanson directly contributed to the facilitation of 70 random urinalysis tests for 10 tenant commands encompassing 335 military personnel. He devoted more than 10 off-duty hours to volunteer organizations and the support of all command recreation committee events. • IT3 Joleen Jewell was named Junior Sailor of the Quarter for superior performance of her duties as administration assistant of the personnel support division of the administration department at NASP. Jewell was responsible for inputting and processing various correspondence documents daily. She successfully entered more than 165

NASP Sailors recognized at the quarterly awards ceremony include (from left) IT3 Joleen Jewell, SH2 Andrew Hanson, MA1 Joseph Paladino and SN Steven Prassas. Photo by Janet Thomas

transaction online processing system requests for gains, losses and separations, and filtered message traffic for notable command level inquiries and information. She volunteered more than six hours of off-duty time with Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions for the Lexington Park monthly clean up. She also tracked more than 80 basic allowance for housing and subsistence requests for 258 personnel from 122 tenant command, maximizing the proficiency of the Personnel Support Office. • SN Steven Prassas was named Blue Jacket of the Quarter for superior performance of his duties as a team member in the honor guard division at NASP. Prassas directly contributed to the completion and confirmation of 46 funerals while maintaining a 100 percent satisfactory rate. Additionally, he devoted more than 90 off-duty hours to various volunteer organizations to include the United Service Organization. • MA3 Michael Decarli was

awarded the Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal for superior performance of his duties as military working dog handler at NASP. On July 2, Decarli and his military working dog, “Hero,” were dispatched in response to a missing person report. After a preliminary search party failed, Decarli quickly organized a secondary search which was successful. Decarli’s time-critical actions led to a lifesaving event. Decarli also recieved a flag letter of commendation. Civilian employees also were recognized for their professional achievements during second quarter calendar year 2014. • Bradley Stoltman was selected as the Senior Civilian of the Quarter for his superior performance as the supervisory port operations specialist at NASP. Stoltman has been instrumental in managing port operations in support of 238 ship berth days, 54 ship visits/movements and three brief stops for personnel at sea. Of the 54 ship visits several were high-visibility visits – the

navy’s newest joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV3), two Egyptian fast missile craft and Buque Armada Peruana (BAP) Villavicencio, a Peruvian frigate. Each of the visits garnered multiple compliments from the ships’ captains, crew and liaisons. Additionally, Stoltman worked persistently to ensure that the port operation budget was executed with zero discrepancies by purchasing required supplies, assisting in setup of required contracts and making sure all reimbursements were accounted for properly. • Alma Tomey was selection as the Junior Civilian of the Quarter for her superior performance as executive assistant for the executive staff at NASP. She was instrumental in managing three complex calendars to keep both the commanding officer and the executive officer abreast of key developments within the command and local community. Her protocol and administrative experience made her a “go to” resource for both the command and nearly all 122 tenant commands when liaising with military and civilian leaders on numerous issues. She is consistently lauded by tenant commands and community civilian leaders for her corporate knowledge that greatly exceeds her area of responsibility. Length of civilian service awards were presented to: Joseph Gibson, 30 years; Chad Ross, 25 years; Keith Bell, 15 years; Robert Pinder, 15 years; and Kent Beebe, five years.



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Clean Vessel Act grants to total $16.6 million for 2014 From U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


total of $16.6 million in grants will go to 21 states in fiscal year 2014 under the Clean Vessel Act (CVA) program, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced recently. Funds to be awarded to Florida include $1,410,651 for coastal projects and $770,126 for inland projects. Funds to be awarded to Alabama include $205,151 for coastal projects and $82,801 for inland projects. Since the first CVA

awards were made in 1993, the service has awarded more than $200 million to states to fund construction, replacement, renovation and maintenance of facilities that assist recreational boaters in properly disposing of on-board septic waste. The program

also provides information and education about the importance, benefits and availability of pump-outs. “Clean water is a fundamental need for both people and wildlife, and a perfect example of how the fates of both are intertwined,” said Service

Director Dan Ashe. “Clean Vessel Act grants not only help ensure that clean drinking water, sustainable ecosystems and healthy recreational areas are accessible to the American people, they also provide a substantial economic benefit for local communities.”

Funds for the CVA program are provided annually from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, which is maintained through the collection of fishing tackle manufacturer excise taxes and boat and fishing import duties, as well as motorboat and small engine fuel taxes. Funds are competitively disbursed to states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands for

up to 75 percent of project costs, with non-federal partners providing the remaining 25 percent. For more information on the grant awards go to http://wsfrprograms. fws.gov/Subpages/Grant P ro g r a m s / C VA / C VA 2014Funding.pdf. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service works with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. For more information, go to www.fws.gov.

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August 8, 2014

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Lou Ferrigno, who was featured in the CBS television series “The Incredible Hulk” from 1977 to 1981, is scheduled to be the special guest at the Pensacola Para Con. Photo from CBS photo archive

Fantastic guests on schedule Multi genre convention grabs attention at Pensacola Fairgrounds From Pensacola Para Con

The 2014 Pensacola Para Con will welcome special guest Lou Ferrigno of “The Incredible Hulk” to this year’s annual event, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 9, and Aug.10 at the Pensacola Fairgrounds Expo Hall, 6655 Mobile Highway. Other headliners include Eric Roberts (“The Dark Knight”), C. Thomas Howell (“The Outsiders”) and Azim Rizk (“Power Rangers: Megaforce”). Other guests include the cast of SyFy’s “Deep

South Paranormal,” Ari Lehman (the original Jason Vorhees from “Friday the 13th”), Taimak Guarriello (“The Last Dragon”), Michael Krawlic (“The X Files/Star Trek”), Erika Eleniak (“Baywatch”) and many, many more. Pensacola Para Con is a convention for fans of science fiction, fantasy, horror, costuming, comics, renaissance, gaming, anime, indie films, paranormal and more. Celebrity meet-and-greets, discussion panels, screenings, demonstrations, workshops and a competition are planned

along with sponsored activities around Pensacola. Admission starts at $10 for adults and children 12 and younger will be admitted for free. Ericka Boussarhane, who started Pensacola Para Con in 2010, said the event offers something for everyone. “We’ve got anime, manga, film, art, comics, sci-fi, gaming, celebrities and more. We want people to find their inner super hero,” she said. For more information, go to www.pensacolaparacon.com or call 941-4321.

At the movies FRIDAY

“Planes: Fire and Rescue” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Transformers: Age of Extinction” (2D), PG13, 7 p.m.; “The Purge: Anarchy,” R, 5:30 p.m., 8 p.m.


“Planes: Fire and Rescue” (3D), PG, noon; “Planes: Fire and Rescue” (2D), PG, 2 p.m., 8 p.m.; “Transformers: Age of Extinction” (3D), PG-13, 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; “Transformers: Age of Extinction” (2D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “Earth to Echo,” PG, 5:30 p.m.; “The Purge: Anarchy,” R, 8 p.m.


“Transformers: Age of Extinction” (2D), PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “Transformers: Age of Extinction” (3D), PG-13, 3:30 p.m.; “Deliver Us From Evil,” R, 6:30 p.m.; “Earth to Echo,” PG, noon; “Planes: Fire and Rescue” (2D), PG, 2 p.m.; “How to Train Your Dragon 2” (2D), PG, 4:30 p.m.; “The Purge: Anarchy,” R, 7 p.m.


“Think Like a Man Too,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Tammy,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “Transformers: Age of Extinction” (2D), PG-13, 6 p.m.


“Transformers: Age of Extinction” (3D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “Planes: Fire and Rescue” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “The Purge: Anarchy,” R, 7 p.m.


“How to Train Your Dragon 2” (2D), PG, noon, 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m. (free admission); “Planes: Fire and Rescue” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “The Purge: Anarchy,” R, 7 p.m.; “Transformers: Age of Extinction” (2D), PG-13, 6:30 p.m.


“Transformers: Age of Extinction” (3D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “Earth to Echo,” PG, 5 p.m.; “Tammy,” R, 7:30 p.m.

COST Regular: $3 adults, $1.50 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger 3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger

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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.naspensacola-mwr.com. • Movies on the Lawn: “Muppets Most Wanted” (rated PG) is scheduled for tomorrow, Aug. 9. Family movies are shown at dusk (about 7:45 p.m.) the second and fourth Saturday of month through August in front of Portside Gym, Bldg. 627, at NASP. Door prizes for children. Bring a blanket or folding chair. Admission is free. For information, call 452-3806, ext. 3140. • Saints tickets: Preseason tickets for New Orlean’s Saints games at the New Orleans Superdome are available at the Information, Tickets and Travel (ITT) office at the NEX Mall on Highway 98. Tickets are $10 (no transportation). Games will be Saints vs. Titans (Aug. 15) and Saints vs. Ravens (Aug 28). For more information, call 452-6354. • Fall Youth Soccer Registration: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through Aug. 31 at NAS Youth Center. $50 per child. For children ages 4 to 14. Shirt, shorts, socks and trophy included. Open to all dependents of active duty, retired, DoD, contractors and reservists. For more information, call 452-2417. • Flea Market: MWR will give you a chance to sell your creations and unwanted items at the MWR Outdoor Flea Market from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 14. Spaces are assigned on a first come, first served basis, so reserve your space now. Application and payment must be received no later than noon Sept. 10. For more information, call 4523806, ext. 3140. • Captainʼs Cup Sports: Eligible patrons active duty and spouses, Ready Reservists, DoD and permanent contracted personnel. NAS Pensacola, Bldg. 627. Events: Badminton, 11:15 a.m. Sept. 15 (deadline to enter Sept. 4): adventure race, 8 a.m. Sept. 20 (deadline to enter Sept. 12); soccer, 5 p.m. Oct. 6 (deadline to enter Sept. 26. For more information, call 452-4391 or e-mail brett.pelfrey@ navy.mil or john.powell2@navy.mil. NASP Corry Station, Bldg. 3738. Events: Power lift, 11 a.m. Aug. 20 (deadline to enter Aug. 8); darts-cricket doubles, 11 a.m. Sept. 3 (deadline to enter Aug. 21); adventure race, 8 a.m. Sept. 13 (deadline to enter Sept. 5); bowling, noon and 5 p.m. Sept. 23 (deadline to enter Sept. 15); soccer, 5 p.m. Oct. 1 (deadline to enter Sept. 17). For more information, call 4526520 or e-mail brett.pelfrey@navy.mil or dorothy.player@navy.mil. • Voluntary pre-kindergarten: Corry Station Child Development Center has space for free voluntary pre-kindergarten (VPK) beginning Sept 2. Program offers high-quality education with qualified teachers for children 4 or older on or before Sept 1. For information, call 458-6588. • Bench Press Competition: 5 p.m. Aug. 27, Portside Fitness Center. Pound-for-pound competition utilizing the Schwartz/Malone formula. Prizes/awards will be given to first, second and third place male/female competitors. For more information, call 452.7810.

Liberty activities 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 http://naspensacolamwr.com/singsail/liberty.htm.


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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 crisis support and information by trained staff. Call (877) 9955247; 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. Activeduty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. 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. 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; during and after working hours, call the SARC cell phone number at 554-5606.

The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Spouse and Newcomer Orientation: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 13 at Fleet and Family Support Center. For more information, or to register, call 452-5609. • The Habits of Happy People: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 19. Want more joy in life? Learn how to achieve a life in which happiness is a habit. Registration not required. For information, call 452-3472. • First Time Dads Class: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 19. Caring for your baby can be scary at first; however, this class will provide you with tips and techniques on how to properly care for your newborn. This class will also of-

fers tips on diaper changing, swaddling and much more. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • Stress management: 10 a.m. Aug. 14 and Aug. 21. Class explores different stress management tips and techniques. For details or to register, call 452-5609. • Disaster Preparedness: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 28. Emergencies come in many forms, and they may require anything from a brief absence from your home to permanent evacuation. Each type of disaster requires different measures to keep you, your family and your pets safe. The best thing you can do for yourself is to be prepared. For information or to register for the workshop, call 452-5609.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach has volunteer opportunities including: • Catch the W.A.V.E. (Wounded American Veterans) event: Aug. 9. Volunteers will escort wounded veterans on either sail or power boats. • Cram the Van: Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds. Volunteers needed from 9 a.m. to noon and noon to 5 p.m. today, Aug. 8, for sorting through donations and organizing according to school needs. Volunteers needed from 9 a.m. to noon and noon to 5 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 9, for packing school supplies into boxes to be distributed to schools. Boxes will be distributed Aug. 11. Volunteers needed in the morning

to help load cars with school supplies, breaking down and transporting supplies back to United Way of Escambia warehouse. • Football Jamboree: 9 a.m. Aug. 23, Roger Scott Athletic Complex. Nine volunteers needed for sideline chain crew. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report any volunteer hours to receive due recognition. For more information on volunteer activities, call 452-2532, go to www.facebook.com/nasPensacolaCommunityOutreach or e-mail the office at nasp_comm_outreach@ navy.mil.

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Worship schedule 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, 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. • Womenʼs 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 (for all), 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Bible study, 5 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 All Faiths Chapel. • Confessions: Scheduled 30 minutes before services.

Jewish • Bʼnai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., conducts services at 7 p.m. Friday and

9:30 a.m. Saturday and military personnel are welcome. For more information, call 433-7311.

Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. For NAS Pensacola worship information, call 452-2341.

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 and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For NASP Corry Station worship information, call 452-6376.

NAS 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 NASP Whiting Field worship information, call 623-7212.



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