Emergency phone reminder ... NAS Pensacola personnel with security-related routine business are reminded to call 452-2654 during working hours (8 a.m.-4 p.m.). Dial 911 for emergency 24 hours a day. This applies to NAS Pensacola, NASP Corry Station and Saufley Field.
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CIWT announces FY18 chief selectees • CNRSE congratulates regional selects By MC2 Taylor L. Jackson Center for Information Warfare Training Public Affairs
The Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT) announced its fiscal year 2018 chief petty officer selectees, Aug. 3. Twenty-eight first class petty officers from across the CIWT domain were selected to advance to the rank of chief petty officer (CPO). “It was a humbling experience to find out I had been selected,” said ET1 Eduardo Fragoso from Information Warfare Training Command Monterey, Calif. “This is a great honor, and I know that there’s still a lot of work to do, but I’m excited to get started.” The chief selectees will participate in training and teambuilding events before donning their anchors for the first time Sept. 16.
CTRCM Thaddeus Morris offered words of praise and inspiration for the new selectees. “On behalf of CIWT, Naval Hospital Pensacola, IWTC Corry Station and Naval Information Operations Command, please join me in congratulating our chief selects,” said Morris. command “Each should feel absolute pride in these new additions to the CPO mess. These Sailors have reached a level of achievement that many strive for, but only the best reach. I look forward to seeing every single one of them, six weeks from now as ‘The Chief.’ BZ.” Morris went on to encourage the selectees to be dedicated to the process, use their time wisely, and have fun along the way during this once in a lifetime opportunity. For more, visit http:// www. navy. mil/ local/ cid/.
NAS Pensacola CPO selects at morning colors: ABFC (select) Rodney Randall (left) and ACC (select) Raymond Nolan prepare to raise the flag Aug. 9 at NASP command headquarters (Bldg. 1500); AC1 Chad Bradley looks on. About 50 NASP-area first class petty officers were selected for advancement. Commander, Navy Region Southeast, Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar congratulated the group in a recent message. “This recognition and selection marks a significant pinnacle in their careers,” Bolivar wrote. “Along with their families, Team Southeast is very proud of them and their accomplishments ... Hearty congrats to them.” Photo by Mike O’Connor
SecNav’s message to the Navy and Marine Corps From SecNav Public Affairs
WASHINGTON (NNS) – On Aug. 3, Richard V. Spencer, a native of Connecticut, was sworn in as the 76th secretary of the Navy. The following is his opening statement: Sailors, Marines and civilian teammates, it is with
great excitement and humility that I take on the role of your 76th secretary of the Navy. The excitement is born from the challenges and opportunities that we face now and in the near future. Due to your consistent ability to successfully deliver on all demands put before you, there is a commensurate level of expectation for more of the same
Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) will be hosting a special town hall for military retirees Aug. 18 at 3 p.m. The town hall will be in the hospital’s Command Theater, which is located on the third deck in Room 3051. There will be a short presentation about Hepatitis C followed by a question-and-answer period with Capt. Amy Branstetter, the commanding officer of NHP. Representatives from TRICARE, NHP Health Benefits Dept., dermatology, internal medicine, general surgery and more will be present to answer questions and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 505-6796.
‘NAS Pensacola-TODAY’ on BLAB TV ... NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Martin, NASP XO Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez and base Public Affairs Officer Patrick Nichols are hosting a local TV program, NASP Pensacola-TODAY. Topics of discussion include the installation, upcoming events and community involvement / outreach. The show will be recorded quarterly and can be seen every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 9:30 p.m. on BLAB-TV. It’s also online at http:// blabtv.com/ programming/ nas-pensacola-today/ naspensacola-today-show-1.
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Military-friendly Green Beans coffee comes to NAS Pensacola
Town hall at Naval Hospital Pensacola ...
Comedian bringing DAPA message ... Comedian Bernie McGrenahan is bringing his innovative and effective alcohol, substance abuse and suicide prevention message to NAS Pensacola. Base personnel can see McGrenahan in two shows: Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. in the NASP Corry Station Gym and 2 p.m. in the NATTC Charles Taylor Hangar. It is a comedic spin on an important training and prevention message. McGrenahan's "Happy Hour" stand-up comedy show is being presented by the NAS Pensacola Drug and Alcohol Prevention Advisor (DAPA). For more information, call ABEC Kelsey Deer at 4523168 or e-mail email@example.com.
going forward. Therein lies the challenge we face and prudency says we should expect that challenge to grow as the threats around the world continue to increase. Within every challenge lies opportunity and I urge
From Greg Rabbitt Green Beans Coffee Company
SPS 17 Medical Professionals in Honduras ... TARROS, Honduras – Lt. Juliana Gutierrez, a women’s health nurse at Naval Hospital Pensacola, plays patty-cake Aug. 4 with Honduran elementary school students at Escuela Rural Mixta Luz Infantil, during a Southern Partnership Station 17 community relations (ComRel) project. SPS-EPF 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment, executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. Photo by SPC Judge Jones
When we opened the first Green Beans Café 20 years ago this month to serve U.S. troops on post in Saudi Arabia, we simply wanted to offer “15 minutes of home” to service members far from their own. At that time, in that place, service members didn’t have any options for a handcrafted cup of coffee in a relaxing café setting. Having grown up in Los Gatos, Calif., enjoying the café experience with friends and family, we were inspired to fill the void. We couldn’t have foreseen the global impact our small Bay Area com-
pany would grow to have in 20 years. Today, we hand-craft more than 20,000 cups of coffee daily in companyowned and operated cafés, in 10 countries on four continents. For two decades, from San Francisco to Baghdad, we’ve been privileged to answer the call to serve in communities, neighborhoods, airports, bustling cities and even active conflict zones, where no one else would. From the very beginning, we’ve held a strong admiration for our service members, and supporting them has been part of our DNA for 20 years. Whether it’s providing 15 See GBCC on page 2
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WSRE to host preview screening of ‘The Vietnam War’ From WSRE PBS for the Gulf Coast
WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, will present a special preview screening of highlights from “The Vietnam War”– the latest documentary project by filmmakers Ken and Lynn Burns Novick – Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. in the WSRE Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio at Pensacola State College. “The Vietnam War” is a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series premiering Sept. 17 on PBS stations nationwide. Episodes will air nightly at 7 p.m. Sept. 17-21 and Sept. 24-28. The series will also be available for streaming for a limited time at pbs.org and on PBS apps. In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. “The Vietnam War”
features testimonies from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides. Ten years in the making, “The Vietnam War” brings the war and the chaotic era it encompassed viscerally to life. The series includes rarely seen, digitally remastered archival footage from sources around the globe, photographs taken by some of the most celebrated photojournalists of the 20th century, historic television broadcasts, evocative home movies and revelatory audio recordings from inside the Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon administrations. When “The Vietnam War” airs on PBS in September, it will be accompanied by a far-reaching educational outreach and
A Navy Sailor mans a .30 caliber machine gun on a utility boat cruising in the Rung Sat Special Zone, Republic of Vietnam, during Operation Jackstay, April 26, 1966. Official U.S. Navy photograph
civic engagement campaign to inspire a national conversation.
In addition to “The Vietnam War” screening event Sept. 7, WSRE is
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encouraging local comengagement munity with a special Public Square Speakers Series presentation featuring Gold Star daughter Margot Delogne and film producer Anthony Istrico along with a screening of a their film, “The 2 Sides Project,” Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Amos Studio. The 2 Sides Project is a nonprofit created in 2015 by Delogne to connect sons and daughters who lost fathers on both sides of the Vietnam War. “The 2 Sides Project” documentary follows six Americans as they traveled to Vietnam and met more than 20 Vietnamese sons and daughters whose fathers died in the war, discovering their shared history and common grief. WSRE will also be airing the station’s own award-winning production, “They Were Our Fathers,” Aug. 6 at 4
p.m. “They Were Our Fathers” was filmed at the Vietnam Veterans memorial in Washington, D.C. and tells stories from Sons and Daughters in Touch – a group formed in 1990 to locate, unite and support America’s Gold Star children who lost their fathers during the war. Concurrent with the broadcast premiere of “The Vietnam War,” the first five episodes will be available for streaming beginning Sept. 17 at pbs.org and on PBS apps, and the final five episodes will be available beginning Sept. 24. All episodes will remain accessible until Oct. 3. WSRE members with Passport, a benefit for donors offering extended access to a library of public television programming, can view the entire series (all 10 beginning episodes) Sept. 17. Visit wsre.org/ passport to learn more.
Focus is a photo feature designed to draw attention to the rich historical legacy of the base. A photo or photos will be published each week showing an interesting, obscure or historically significant feature of NAS Pensacola (Aug. 11 photo at right). The first person who e-mails Gosport to correctly identify the object and its location will win a $5 coupon good toward food or beverages purchased at the Navy Exchange (NEX) aboard NASP. E-mail your answer to NASPGosport@gmail.com. Winner and answer will be announced on NASP Public Affairs Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NASPPAO and in the following week’s Gosport. (Readers can win once per month). Trent Hathaway was last week’s winner; the photo was of a powder magazine vent at Fort Barrancas. SecNav from page 1
everyone to adopt that point of view. Every member involved in the Navy-Marine Corps team has the opportunity to make a contribution towards a more effective, versatile, resilient and lethal organization. You, as a member of this team, will have access to a wide range of resources. Those resources must be applied in the most impactful manner possible in order to enhance our ability to deliver when called to fight. I look to each of you to seize the opportunity and contribute to enhancing the effort. I am humbled to be in the position to lead an enterprise that is manned with such a stunning amount of proven talent. Our nation’s all volunteer force, and supporting teammates, are second to none. That is because of you. I believe that the most
valuable asset within an organization is the high performing human component. We will work together to ensure we have the best, sustainable environment in order to continue our history of delivering when requested. Make no mistake, we are facing a threat level that has not been witnessed for quite some time and urgency is the manner in which we must all act as the complexity of threats increase in size and scope. We must all be focused on the pointed end of the spear. I eagerly look forward to working with you as we step out to face the challenges set before us and embrace the opportunities that lie within those challenges. For more information on Spencer, visit www. navy.mil/ secnav or follow on www. facebook. com/ SECNAV76 and www.twitter.com/secnav76.
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USAF’s Kittinger to attend Seville Quarter’s 50th anniversary event From staff reports
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the opening of Rosie O’Grady’s, retired Air Force Col. Joseph Kittinger II will be in Pensacola Aug. 14 through Aug. 16. There will be meet and greet with Kittinger Aug. 14 at 4 p.m. in Lili Marlene’s World War I Aviator’s Pub. The event is open to the public. Kittinger is a former USAF command pilot and an avid gas balloon pilot. He set multiple world records during his time in military service and after retirement, including a record for the highest skydive from a height greater than 31 kilometers (19 miles). Kittinger was also the first man to make a solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in a gas balloon. Early in his military career, he served as a fighter pilot during the Vietnam War, where he achieved an aerial kill of a North Vietnamese MiG-21 jet fighter and was later shot down himself. He spent 11 months as a prisoner of war in a
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Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Christopher T. Martin Public Affairs Officer — Patrick J. Nichols The Gosport nameplate pays homage to the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011: the Centennial of Naval Aviation, or CONA. The image on the left side of the nameplate depicts Eugene Ely taking off in a Curtiss pusher bi-plane from the USS Pennsylvania Jan. 18, 1911. While Ely had taken off from the USS Birmingham two months earlier after his plane had been loaded on the ship, the USS Pennsylvania event was the first time a plane landed on and then took off from a U.S. warship.
The image on the right side is the Navy’s most modern fighter aircraft, the F-18 Super Hornet. Established in 1921 as the Air Station News, the name Gosport was adopted in 1936. A gosport was a voice tube used by flight instructors in the early days of naval aviation to give instructions and directions to their students. The name “Gosport” was derived from Gosport, England (originally God’s Port), where the voice tube was invented. Gosport is an authorized newspaper published every Friday by Ballinger Publishing,
North Vietnamese prison. Upon his release, Kittinger was assigned to the Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio. He participated in Project Excelsior, meaning “ever upward,” as part of research into high-altitude bailouts. During this time he made a series of three extreme altitude parachute jumps from an open gondola carried aloft by large helium balloons. Of the three jumps, only one was performed without any mechanical failures. Coincidentally his comrade, Bob Snow, opened Rosie O’Grady’s on Aug. 16, 1967, just seven years after his final Excelsior jump. Kittinger retired from activeduty in 1978 and initially went to work for Martin Marietta Corporation in Orlando, Fla. He later became vice president of flight operations for Rosie O’Grady’s Flying Circus. For more information e-mail Jubilee@rosies.com
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Before tragedy strikes, stand for change By MCSN Jennifer M. Kirkman USS George H.W. Bush Public Affairs
EDITERRANEAN SEA (NNS) – There is no acceptable number of suicides.
Because each life is immeasurably valuable the Navy continues to provide help to struggling Sailors and fights to get the number of shipmates who take their life down to zero. However, one of the greatest challenges in getting help for someone is identifying they need help in the first place. People can be good at making their issues hidden, and it can be hard to spot the warning signs. Sadly, YN1 Kaila Spradlin was confronted with this reality first hand. “On October 26, 2015, my life changed forever,” said Spradlin. “I remember every detail about that day. Most days it replays in my head over and over again, like it just happened yesterday.” Spradlin’s father had been the command master chief at Mid-Atlantic Norfolk for two months and had just returned from a 10-day vacation in Europe. By all visible accounts,
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he was fine. “We had just talked on Facetime the night before,” said Spradlin. “He told me about how excited he was to finally have me stationed in Norfolk with him for the first time in my career. He even sent me an e-mail just hours before it happened, but it was nothing out of the ordinary.” Spradlin was on her way home when she received a call from one of her master chiefs asking to come back to work. “That’s when they broke the news to me,” said Spradlin. “My dad had died by suicide in our home. I didn’t see the signs. Maybe it was because I didn’t live with him, but I talked to him every day.” Spradlin, who was in the process of switching commands, found comfort from her chain of command and resources she never even knew existed. “After I checked on board, I needed an outlet to help me
Sailors form a human ribbon in support of Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). The ship and its carrier strike group are conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. Photo by MC3 Class Daniel Gaither
move past this and not carry it around like a burden,” said Spradlin. “I decided to join the suicide prevention team, which I now run.” Working with the suicide prevention team, she educates Sailors on how to spot the warning signs. She also stresses the importance of destigmatizing the issue of suicide. Being afraid to talk about suicide can further isolate those struggling with thoughts about taking their
lives. Additionally, having faced the tragedy of suicide first hand, Spradlin wants others to know there is no shame in asking for help; in fact, the opposite is true. There is an abundance of resources available to them and she lets Sailors know their request for help will be met with care and support. “No matter your rank or position, Sailors need to know that it can happen to anyone at
any time,” said Spradlin. “I don’t want anyone to go through what my family and I have gone through. Be the change. Speak openly about suicide and mental health, and get rid of the stigma.” For more information, visit http://www.navy.mil or follow the Navy on Facebook and Twitter. For more news from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), visit http://www.navy.mil/ local/cvn77.
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NMOTC trains first Navy R2LM team Story, photos by MC2 Michael Lieberknecht Navy Medicine Operational Training Center
ORFOLK – Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC) commenced training recently for the Navy’s first Role 2 Light Maneuver (R2LM) course at Naval Station Norfolk. The objective of the pilot course, being held at Surface Warfare Medical Institute (SWMI) East, is to apply the concept of combat operational and medical training to a seven-person combat trauma team. “NMOTC and SWMI East are responding to the operational medicine need to train doctors, nurses and corpsmen that really simulate what our people will see in the battlefield and an operational setting, whether that’s on a ship or in a tent in Iraq or Afghanistan,” explained Cmdr. Christopher Niles, director of training at NMOTC and R2LM course pilot chairman. The mission of the Navy R2LM team will be to provide rapidly deployable, urgent sur-
gical abilities as close to the fighting as possible. The team is being designed as a mobile unit equipped to set up a functioning medical area with advanced trauma life support capabilities. Classes and field exercises are led by instructors who have operated in the same environments and for the same units that the R2LM team will be headed to following the course. Their real-world experience for the program was a decision to attempt to enhance the courses’ instruction while fostering
HMCS Sean Miles briefs students on a rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB) during the Navy’s first Role 2 Light Maneuver course at the Center for Security Forces Learning Site Little Creek Waterborne Security Schoolhouse.
Instructors observe Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Magajna, a student of Navy’s first Role 2 Light Maneuver course, as he simulates inserting an external interosseous needle. The objective of the pilot course, being held at Surface Warfare Medical Institute (SWMI) East, a detachment of Navy Medicine Operational Training Center, is to build a mobile unit equipped to set up a functioning medical area with advanced trauma life support capabilities.
teamwork built on student and instructor shared sense of duty and commitment. Teamwork is heavily emphasized during the three week trauma training course. The curriculum aims to teach students to work together and communicate as a unit when treating patients in a traumatic situation. “The main benefit is the team concept,” said Niles. “We train them as a team, so they are always working together from the start.” R2LM students have completed just under a week of training, receiving classroom lectures, equipment briefs and completed a field exercise. With two weeks left, and the training
increasing in activity, the students remain positive.“It’s great so far, I’ve got a really good
team and I’m very lucky,” said Cmdr. Michael Johnston, the R2LM team’s officer-in-charge.
Instructors evaluate students of the Navy’s first Role 2 Light Maneuver course during a combat surgery exercise.
Students of the Navy’s first Role 2 Light Maneuver course tour a landing craft air-cushion (LCAC) at Assault Craft Unit 4 (ACU4).
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Outpatient infusion services available at NHP Story, photo by Jason Bortz Naval Hospital Pensacola
aval Hospital Pensacola’s (NHP’s) Multi-Service Ward provides infusion services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The infusion services provided are outpatient intravenous (IV) services that allow patients to go home after the infusion instead of being hospitalized for days or even weeks. Some examples of infusion services provide by NHP include iron sucrose for iron deficiency, antibiotics for infections resistant to short term antibiotics, blood transfusions and hydration fluids for pregnant women. The hospital does not provide chemotherapy infusions or pediatric infusions for children under the age of 5. “Some IV infusions can last several weeks,” said Lt.j.g. Sheila Pesta, department head for the multi-service ward. “We work around the patient’s schedule to keep them out of the hospital and at home after their infusion.” Some antibiotic infusions can last six to eight
weeks and require daily treatments. The treatments can also last several hours. Instead of being hospitalized for the duration of the treatment, patients can visit the hospital at their convenience. Infusions are done in a private room where patients can watch television and can even be served a meal from the hospital’s galley. “Patients have busy lives,” said Kimberly Nelson, infusion nurse at NHP. “They have jobs and children and having an infusion can be a disturbing enough process without worrying about the time to get it. We try and make the process a little easier for patients by working with
their schedule and making them as comfortable as possible.” For patients that require long term infusions, peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) can be placed in the upper arm to eliminate the need for frequent IV sticks. The PICC will remain in place for the duration of infusion. “We had a patient that was afraid she might lose her job because she needed daily infusions for a long period,” said Pesta. “Since we are available 24 hours a day, she had her infusion done in the evening after work.” The infusion services are available to any TRICARE beneficiary that is
Kimberly Nelson (left), the infusion nurse at Naval Hospital Pensacola, places an identification band on a patient prior to her receiving an infusion. The infusion services provided are outpatient intravenous (IV) services that allow patients to go home after the infusion instead of being hospitalized for days or even weeks.
under the care of a physician at NHP. This includes patients enrolled to the hospital or who had a procedure performed at NHP
that requires infusion. Established in 1826, NHP's mission is to provide patent centered superior quality health care to those it
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CNO’s ‘A Design fo r Main taining Mar it im e Super ior ity’ on line From Chief of Naval Operations Public Affairs
WASHINGTON (NNS) – Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson released “A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority,” earlier this year, a document that addresses how the Navy will adapt to changes in the security environment and continue to fulfill its mission.
To read A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority go to https:// www. cnic. navy. mil/ content/ dam/ cnic/ cnrse/ pdfs/ CNRSE/ CNO% 20Design% 20for% 20Maintaining%20 Maritime%20 Superiority.pdf. The term “design” refers to the document’s built-in flexibility, recognizing the rapid rate of change occurring in both technology and the maritime domain.
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“This guidance frames the problem and a way forward, while acknowledging that there is inherent and fundamental uncertainty in both the problem definition and the proposed solution,” said Richardson. The CNO’s design reaffirms the Navy’s mission, describes the strategic environment and identifies four lines of effort, each with corresponding objectives to guide the actions of the Navy and its leaders.
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NAS Whiting Field selects Sailors of the Quarter By Ens. Tom Nessler NASWF Public Affairs
aval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) recently selected the Sailor of the Quarter (SoQ), Junior Sailor of the Quarter (JSoQ) and Blue Jacket of the Quarter (BJoQ) for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017. Every quarter, commands in the United States Navy recognize and honor Sailors who demonstrated sustained superior performance, military bearing, leadership and adherence to the core values of honor, courage and commitment. This recognition motivates Sailors to continue to perform to the best of their ability and stand out among peers. ABH1 Bryan Nutter, MA2 Sebastian Rivera and ABH3 Martheen Morales respectively earned the honors.
Nutter, recipient of Sailor of the Quarter, served as fire captain at Navy Outlying Landing Field (NOLF) Santa Rosa, managing six fire fighters and two emergency vehicles. He has responded to seven precautionaryemergencies and was directly responsible for initiating and documenting 81 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) reports. “Aviation Boatswains Mate 1st Class Nutter is the true definition of a deckplate leader,” said Lt. Mark Rodriguez, the crash
ABH1 Bryan Nutter
ABH3 Martheen Morales
crew department head. Receiving the Junior Sailor of the Quarter, Rivera served as patrol officer for NAS Whiting Field and has conducted 75 random anti-terrorism checks and responded to 25 calls for service. As duty armorer, he was responsible for the issuance, accountability and maintenance of 175 weapons, 3,000 rounds of ammunition and 52 radios. Also serving as the command fitness leader, he led the security department to a 100 percent pass rate for 2017 cycle 1 PRT.
“Master at Arms 2nd Class Rivera is an example to all the Sailors onboard NAS Whiting Field. It’s an honor to have him as part of our team,” remarked Lt. Fernando Cerezo, Navy security department head. Morales, Blue Jacket of the Quarter, served as an E-28 operator, supply petty officer, hazmat petty officer and calibration petty officer. Morales maintained the accountability of more than 200 hazardous materials and hazardous waste of the division. He volunteered more than 28 hours
for the NASWF Junior Enlisted Association. “Petty Officer Morales is an outstanding E-28 team member; he presents a positive attitude every day that motivates others in the division,” Cmdr. Eric Seib, Operations Officer stated. NAS Whiting Field has a large core of enlisted Sailors who perform superbly daily and contribute tremendously to the successful completion of operations at the installation. Picking just three is always difficult and command leadership is understandably excited about being able to honor their outstanding achievements. “These Sailors have worked hard and the recognition is more than deserved. Their individual efforts and their ability to work within a team directly impacted flight operations and the security of NAS Whiting Field. We could not be more proud of these Sailors,” NAS Whiting Field Command Master Chief Lee Stephens emphasized. (Photo not available for MA2 Rivera).
NASWF Commissary wins promotion award By Jay Cope NASWF Public Affairs Officer
ack in the spring it may have seemed as if the NASWF Commissary produce department got a little “nutty” for two weeks, but there was a method to their madness. Wonderful Pistachios held a promotion contest for commissaries around the world and Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s (NASWF’s) efforts to emphasize the healthy snack were an opportunity to crack the winner’s circle. Winners were selected based on the greatest unit percentage change in sales for May 22 to June 4, as
compared to the same period last year. Additionally, the team had to sell all the Wonderful items that were being promoted. The produce team’s display helped to increase sales for the highlighted products by 179 percent, taking first place for stores in the “Sales Band 1-4 categories.” However, the real winners are the store’s patrons. The commissary will receive $200 worth of gift cards that they will be able to present to customers. The current plan is to hold a drawing for the cards during the next sidewalk sale – if the cards do not arrive in time, they will be presented during the holiday season. “This is a special win, because with the award we will be able to give back to our customers,” NAS Whiting Field Commissary Store Director Jonathan Kennedy said. “It is nice to be able to promote healthy living, and with being a small store it was great to get recognition while competing with the much larger ones.” Produce Manager Randy Hutzenbuehler and his staff Forrest Campbell, Byron Tripp and Norma Martin assembled and marketed the display.
The NASWF Commissary netted $200 in gift cards for its award-winning Wonderful Pistachios display.
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GOSPORT Uniform sale at NMCRS
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society thrift shop at NASP Corry Station will have a uniform sale the entire month of August. Half price on all military uniforms.
CREDO workshops announced The Chaplain Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) is offering new workshops in July, August and September on the topics of family enrichment (FER), personal resilence (PRW) and suicide prevention (ASIST and safeTALK). • safeTALK, Aug. 17, 8 a.m. to noon • PRW, Aug. 29, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., registration ends Aug. 24 • ASIST, Aug. 22 to 23, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, attendence both days required, registration ends Aug. 15 • FER, Sept. 8 to 10 To register or for more information on any of these workshops, contact Tony Bradford at 452-2093 or e-mail Tony.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spend a day with NFA aboard Ambition Families are invited to explore the virtual super carrier Ambition (CVT-11) and learn about America’s premier Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) academy. The National Flight Academy (NFA) offers one of the most exciting and immersive learning experiences in the world, inspiring students in an aviationthemed adventure aboard a simulated land-locked aircraft carrier. Guests will experience a glimpse of what is to be expected as an Ambition eXperimental Pilot (AXP) during a week aboard the carrier. The open house will provide families the chance to tour mess deck, berthing spaces, learning hubs and hangar bay equipped with the X-12B Triad simulators. NFA staff and chiefs will be on hand to talk about the programs and answer questions. For more information about the National Flight Academy, visit www.nationalflightacademy.com or follow NFA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more information, contact Malerie Shelton via email at email@example.com.
Mark your calendar for events at NEX The Navy Exchange (NEX) mall is hosting several events in August. All events are open to the public. • Back to school supplies and backpacks for all ages needed through Aug. 13. One hundred percent of donations go to the Corry Chaplain to assist military families
Partyline submissions You can submit information for possible publication in Partyline by sending an e-mail to Kaitlyn@BallingerPublishing.com. Submissions must include the organization’s name and details about events including times, dates, locations and any costs involved. Contact information also is required. All submissions are subject to editing to comply with established standards. Items should be submitted at least one week in advance. The deadline is noon Friday for the next week’s publication. in need. Leave purchased donations in shopping bag and place in the barrels. • Starting today Aug. 11, there will be an appliance clearance sale at NEX. Sale valid while supplies last. • NEX is hosting a back to school fashion show tomorrow Aug. 12 at 1 p.m. Meet and greet with special guest from Naval Air Station Pensacola and the Pensacola community from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and cheer on the models. • There will be a Lego build event at NEX tomorrow Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the toy department. • NEX is proud to present a Madden 18 gaming event Aug. 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. At the event, register to win a copy of Madden 18. • Join the fun at the NEX Play Doh and Nerf Fest event Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Create a sculpt and take it home. For more information on any of these events, contact Andrea Beck at 458-8811.
Panhandle tour group for seniors Panhandle Senior Travelers, a non-profit tour group for Seniors 50 and over, will meet at Asbury Place, 750 College Blvd. to accept membership applications, pick up travel brochures, pay deposits and pay the balance for trips. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month. The next meeting is Aug. 15 at 4:30 p.m. The brief meeting starts at 5 p.m. During the meeting, members will hear details about future trips and listen to speakers on travel related topics.
Annual membership fee is $10 per year. For more information, visit www.PSTravelers.org or contact Vivian Storey at 324-0626.
Writers welcome at open mic event The West Florida Literary Federation (WFLF) presents a free open mic event each month for writers to share original prose and poetry. The next open mic event is scheduled for Aug. 15 at the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 South Jefferson St., Room 201. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. The program will begin at 7 p.m. For more information, call 723-2112 or go to www.wflf.org.
Kids event at Blue Wahoos Stadium WRSE and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos are proud to present their theme for the WRSE PBS kids day at the Blue Wahoos Stadium as “Hit a Home Run for Early Learning.” Starting an hour before the Blue Wahoos’ home game versus the Mobile Bay Bears, children can participate in fun learning activities at the WSRE Imagination Station outside the stadium. Kids visiting the Imagination Station will receive a free book and families will receive a free WSRE PBS kids beach ball as they leave the game. Items available while supplies last. Children will also meet and greet with the following costumed characters from PBS kids shows at the Imagination Station and inside the stadium during the game: Curious George, The Man with the Yellow Hat, Super Why and Clifford the Big Red Dog. The event will be Aug. 13 starting at 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.wsre.org/imaginationstation.
Camellia club to host picnic Pensacola Camellia Club will resume activities, beginning its season with an annual picnic at the Garden Center, 1850 N. 9th Ave., Aug. 21. This is a social event, with no long speeches and a potluck picnic. Entrée of fried chicken will be provided by the club and members and guests will bring a dish to share. Social time is begins at 6 p.m. and picnic supper begins at 6:30 p.m. Interested persons are cordially invited. It is a good way to start the camellia season. The solar eclipse will be completed by mid-afternoon that day and the picnic is a rainor-shine event. Reservations are required by Aug. 14. Call Jerri Smith at 932-2889 for details and reservations.
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Local Sea Cadets, veterans link up with beach air show flights; See page B2 Spotlight
Summer’s hot temperatures emphasize importance of heat index and physical exercise
BLUE: Less than 79.9 degrees
From Naval Safety Center
NORFOLK,Va. – With hot temperatures for this time of year, it is important to understand the Navy Heat Index and the Physical Exercise Chart. The Wet-Bulb Globe Temperature Index (WBGTI) takes into account four variables: air temperature, humidity, radiant heat and air movement. This reading gives a more accurate measurement of heat stress than any one reading alone. Heat related illnesses include: heat rash, cramps, exhaustion and stroke. These illnesses are a real danger to people not accustomed to the stress of hot weather exercise. Heat Index and Physical Exercise Chart (NavMed P-5010 CH 9) • Less than 79.9 degrees: Blue/white – Extremely intense physical exertion may precipitate heat exhaustion or heat stroke, therefore caution must be taken. • 80-84.9 degrees: Green – Discretion is required in planning heavy exercise for unacclimatized personnel. This is a marginal heat stress limit for all personnel. • 85-87.9 degrees: Yellow (Amber) – Strenuous exercise and activity must be curtailed for new and unacclimatized personnel during the first three weeks of heat exposure. Outdoor classes in the sun must be avoided when the WBGT Index exceeds 85. • 88-89.9 degrees: Red – Strenuous exercise
GREEN: 80-84.9 degrees
YELLOW: 85-87.9 degrees
ABE2 Travis Andrew takes the hourly Wet-Bulb Globe Temperature readings outside NASP command headquarters, the Walter L. Richardson Building. Gosport file photo by Mike O’Connor
must be curtailed for all personnel with less than 12 weeks training in hot weather.
Dehydration and heat stress equals poor performance • Working or exercising in hot weather will result in extra fluid loss, leading to dehydration. • Dehydration contributes to fatigue and may make you more susceptible to cramps, heat stress and heat stroke. • Drink plenty of non-alcoholic fluids several hours prior to exercise and drink cool water often during physical activity. If you’ll be participating in the activity for more than one hour, replenish with a sports drink, which has a 5 to 10 percent concentration of carbohydrates in addition to a small amount of sodium. • Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink water. Thirst is a late signal of severe fluid loss. Symptoms of dehydration include muscle cramps, decreased blood pressure and dizziness. Even small degrees of dehydration will cause a decrease in performance and this can occur at any stage of competition. • Navy installations use blue, green, yellow, red and black flags to alert all onboard their installation to hazardous heat conditions as determined by Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT). Commanding officers of installations are responsible for ensuring commands recognize the need to limit or curtail physical training and strenuous exercise during redand black-flag conditions.
RED: 88-89.9 degrees
BLACK: 90 or above degrees
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• 90 degrees or above: Black – Physical training and strenuous exercise must be suspended for all personnel. (Excludes operational commitment not for training purposes). Wearing body armor or NBC protective uniforms adds approximately 10 points to the measured WBGTI. Limits of exposure should be adjusted accordingly. Onboard NAS Pensacola, WBGTI measurements are taken and logged by the command headquarters (Bldg. 1500) quarterdeck personnel. These temperature conditions are communicated to tenant commands via the base’s At Hoc mass communication system, and are reflected in a series of colored flags which fly at several locations on base.
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Local Sea Cadets, veterans link up with beach air show flights From Tammy Duncan U.S. Naval Sea Cadets, Independence Squadron
n July 8, 22 young cadets from U.S. Naval Sea Cadets, Independence Squadron engaged with more than a dozen World War II veterans to learn their stories. The cadets participated in a veterans’ flight, held annually at the Pensacola Aviation Center located near the Pensacola Airport. The veterans flight is a sponsored event that was part of the Pensacola Beach Air Show held the week of July 8. The World War II veteran aviators were provided the opportunity to fly in the air show’s Stearman aircraft during their visit. As the group waited, they were able to reminisce about wartime and aviation experiences with the young men and
woman of the Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Independence Squadron. The cadets were very appreciative to be invited as part of the event and enjoyed the exchange with the veterans. Afterward the cadets shared the stories they had heard with
U.S. Naval Sea Cadets, Independence Squadron hold a question-and-answer session with a group of World War II veterans shortly before the veterans’ air show flights aboard Stearman biplanes.
each other and obtained a greater appreciation for the bravery of these aviators and all that fought alongside them during World War II.
For more information about what the Sea Cadets do as a youth organization, visit their homepage at https://www.facebook.com/usnsccindepen-
Sailors of the Quarter at Naval Hospital Pensacola ... Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) announced its Sailors of the Quarter (SoQs) for the third quarter at a luncheon July 28. The winners were HM1 Michael Woodall, Enterprise Senior SoQ, Directorate for Medical Services; HM2 Roxanne Gutierrez, Enterprise Junior SoQ, Naval Branch Health Clinic Corry Station; and HN Selena Brackrog, Enterprise Bluejacket of the Quarter, NBHC Naval Air Station Pensacola. The awards were presented by Capt. Amy Branstetter, commanding officer; Capt. Elizabeth Adriano, executive officer; and CMDCM Mike Hinkle. Photo by MC1 James Stenberg
dencesquadron1/. Sea Cadets is a program for young men and women in a drug- and gang-free environment that promotes teamwork, responsibility, respect and leadership skills. Graduates of the Sea Cadets frequently choose a career serving in the country’s armed forces but this is not a requirement to join. The skills learned in this program are useful in any life path the youth chooses. If a cadet does choose the armed services they frequently will have earned early advancement in the US Navy and Coast Guard (E-3 after boot camp). As many as 12 percent of the graduates of the U.S. Naval Academy are former Sea Cadets.
GOSPORT Fleet and Family Support Center
The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Emergency Preparedness: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today, Aug. 11, and Aug. 25 at FFSC. Emergencies come in many forms. Be prepared for yourself and your family. • Newcomer Spouse Orientation: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 18. Workshop will acquaint spouses with military and community resources. • Parenting Children – Toddlers: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 14 and Sept. 18 (six sessions). • Couples Communication: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 16. Build a happier relationship by developing better communication skills and finding ways to compromise. • Imagination Station Playgroup: 10 a.m. to noon every third Thursday of the month at Blue Wahoo Stadium. The NASP New Parent Support program partners with the Imagination Station for a military family play date. Meet military families and let your children play. • New spouse and newcomer class: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 18. Meet other new military spouses and gather informational materials. Workshop will help spouses prepare for their responsibilities and acquaint them with military and community resources. • Stress Management: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every first and third Thursday. The next class is scheduled for Aug. 17. Stress can damage your health, both physical and mental. Learn how to recognize stress and become more productive, happier and healthier. • Don’t be Taken; Know a Scam When You Hear One: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 23. Learn to identify and protect yourself from misleading and fraudulent consumer practices. • AMVETS: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 29. Find out what AMVETS (American Veterans), a service organization for veterans, can do to assist you.
ried active-duty servicemembers and their spouses are eligible to attend.
Worship schedule NAS Pensacola Protestant • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Chapel choir, meets following the 10:15 a.m. Sunday service at All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge. • Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center. Roman Catholic • Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the Our Lady of Loreto Chapel. • Confessions: 30 minutes before services. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel.
SAPR If you are a victim of sexual assault, it is not your fault. Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away: • The SafeHelpline: Provides live, one-on-one crisis support and information by trained staff. Call: (877) 995-5247; click: www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247, CONUS; (202) 470-5546, OCONUS (may be extra charges for OCONUS). • The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program: Provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to non-intimate partner adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services, safety interventions and/or transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the
• Meeting: 6 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Thursday, J.B. McKamey Center. For more information, call 452-2341. NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, fellowship hall vice conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, choir room vice sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Contemporary worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by fellowship at 7:30 p.m. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Latter Day Saints • Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, call 452-6376. 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 duty SARC, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.
CREDO Chaplain’s Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast offers retreats enabling
NAS Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. Friday. Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For more information, call 623-7212. Other services Jewish • B’nai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., services 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 433-7311. • Temple Beth El, 800 North Palafox St., services 7 p.m. Friday (6 p.m. first Friday of each month). For information, call 438-3321 or go to http://templebethelofpensacola.org. Seventh-day Adventist • Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1080 North Blue Angel Parkway, services at 11 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 453-3442.
military members and their families to develop personal and spiritual resources in order to meet the unique challenges of military life. For more information or to register for any of the CREDO training programs, call 452-2093, or e-mail NASP CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford at firstname.lastname@example.org. Upcoming workshops include: • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 22 and Aug. 23 at the J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg. 634, NAS Pensacola. The workshop is for anyone who wants to feel more competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. It is open to active-duty, DoD and civilian employees. Advance registration required. Participation in the full two days is required. Registration ends Aug. 15. • Family Enrichment Retreat: Sept. 8-10 at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Ala. Topics include love language, communication skills, problem solving, goal setting and strengthening family relationships. Childcare is available for ages 7 and younger. All legally mar-
Fresh Start: Quit tobacco now The NAS Pensacola Safety Department, sponsored by Naval Hospital Pensacola, is starting a tobacco cessation program for NASP and NASP Corry Station called FreshStart. By having sessions on NASP, it’s hoped to make it easier for personnel interested in the program to attend sessions on base. Group or individual instruction is available. To register, and for more information, call 452-8167.
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society The Navy-Marine Corps relief Society (NMCRS) offers a range of volunteer opportunities for people with a variety of skills and interests. This is a great opportunity to get new skills and build your resume. • Front desk coverage. • Financial assistance. • Budget counseling. • Administrative and communications support. • Financial instruction for expectant parents. Contact the Pensacola office at 452-2300.
L.I.N.K.S. for Spouses Lifestyle, Insights, Networking, Knowledge and Skills (L.I.N.K.S.) is an overview of the Marine Corps lifestyle. It’s a great way to meet other military spouses and an introduction to all that the military and the city of Pensacola has to offer. It is fun, informative and beneficial. Class dates are Sept. 16, Oct. 14 and Dec. 2. Times are 8:30-3:30 p.m.; classes are held at MATSG-21 headquarters (Bldg. 3450), in the commanding officer’s conference room. To register, contact Shanel Gainey, MCFTB Trainer at 4529460 ext. 3012 or e-mail Shanel. Gainey@usmc.mil.
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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.
Pensacola Comic Con is bringing all the geek and fandom fun to Pensacola Aug. 18 through 20. The convention is for fans of science fiction/fantasy, horror, gaming, anime, comic books, pop culture and more. There will be celebrity meet and greets, discussion panels, workshops, costume contests, tournaments and other activies to meet every fan’s needs. Guests to the convention include Corbin Bernsen from L.A. Law, Psych, the Dentist and Major League; Scott Steiner AKA Big Poppa Pump from the Big Bad Booty Daddy, Freakzilla and Genetic Freak Pro Wrestle; Hector David Jr. from PowerRangers Samurai
Guests to Pensacola Comic Con 2016 dressed as comic book characters. Photo from www.facebook.com/pensacolacomicconvention
The winners of the Pensacola Comic Con 2016 Costume Contest. This year’s contests will be held Aug. 19 and 20 at 2 p.m. Photo from www.facebook.com/pensacolacomicconvention
and Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief; Martin Klebb from Pirates of the Caribbean, CSI, Schrubs, Bones and Charmed; Jackson Rathbone from the Twilight Saga and the Last Airbender; and others. More guests are expected to be announced before the date of the convention. The costume contests will be held Aug. 19 and 20 at 2 p.m. and are open to everyone. On Aug 18, there will be a live “pre con” celebrity investigation at a to be announced location and a historic Go Retro tour of Pensacola where guests can travel back in time on a climate controlled 1930 Ford transit bus and other vehicles. For fans of the paranormal, there will be a ghost investigation at the Imogene Theater with the Ghost
Brothers Aug. 19 from 9:30 p.m. until the ghosts scare everyone away. Convention hours are Aug. 18 through 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Pensacola Interstate Fair Grounds main and expo halls. Vendor room hours are Aug. 19 and 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets at the door are $20 for one day and $40 for two. Child tickets are $10 or free for children up to 7 years old. Law enforcement, EMS, firefighters and military members are $15 at the box office with an activeduty ID. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House and other local charities. For a full list of events and guests or for more information, call 941-4321 or visit www.pensacolacomiccon.com.
At the movies: NAS Pensacola Portside Cinema FRIDAY
“Despicable Me 3” (2D), (PG), 5 p.m.; “War for the Planet of the Apes” (2D), (PG13), 7 p.m.; “Wish Upon,” (PG13), 5:30 p.m.; “Spiderman: Homecoming” (2D), (PG13), 7:30 p.m.
“Despicable Me 3” (3D), (PG), 11:30 a.m.; “Spiderman: Homecoming” (3D), (PG13), 1:30 p.m.; “War for the Planet of the Apes” (3D), (PG13), 4:30 p.m.; “War for the Planet of the Apes” (2D), (PG13), noon and 7:30 p.m.; “Despicable Me 3” (2D), 3 p.m.; “Spiderman: Homecoming” (2D), (PG13), 5 p.m.; “Wish Upon,” (PG13), 8 p.m.
“Despicable Me 3” (2D), (PG), 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.; “Wish Upon,” (PG13), 4:30 p.m.; “Baby Driver,” (R), 6:30 p.m.; “Spiderman: Homecoming” (2D), (PG13), 1 p.m.; “War for the Planet of the Apes” (2D), (PG13), 4 p.m.; “Transformers: The Last Knight” (2D), (PG13), 7 p.m.
“Despicable Me 3” (2D), (PG), 5 p.m.; “Spiderman: Homecoming” (2D), (PG13), 7 p.m.; “Transformers: The Last Knight” (2D), (PG13), 6 p.m.
“Despicable Me 3” (2D), (PG), 5 p.m.; “War for the Planet of the Apes” (2D), (PG13), 7 p.m.; “The House,” (R), 5:30 p.m.; “The Big Sick,” (R), 7:30 p.m.
“Despicable Me 3” (2D), (PG), 5 p.m.; “Spiderman: Homecoming” (2D), (PG13), 7 p.m.; “Wish Upon,” (PG13), 5:30 p.m.; “Baby Driver,” (R), 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.navymwrpensacola.com
• Children learn to golf: The First Tee program of Northwest Florida is coming to A.C. Read Golf Club this fall. The First Tee program helps your child learn the fundamen• Summer Splash tals of the game Event: MWR is throwwhile building ing the biggest party of character. First the summer onboard tee is open to NAS Pensacola at the children ages 5 Family Summer Splash 12, with to tomorrow Aug. 12 from classes avail10 a.m. to 2 p.m. MWR able on Tuesis opening up Barrancas days or Sports Complex on Wednesdays starting Aug. 22. Radford Blvd. to all patrons for fun in the sun Cost is $50 per and plenty of water to junior, all MWR cool you down.There authorized dewill be a giant water pendents welslide, spider mountain come. Call Josh and plenty of inflatables Meador, PGA, for the children. Food at 452-2454 for and beverage will be more informaavailable for purchase. tion. Do not miss the last big • Child sports party of the summer, program: LookSummer Splash 2017. ing to get your Stay tuned for details on young children BaseFest 2017 Oct. 7. involved in For more information, sports? Start call 452-3806. Smart with Navy Child and Youth Programs is a six-week program to teach children 3 to 5 years of age the basics of sports. This program is free to children of authorized MWR patrons; one parent or guardian must attend with each child. Sessions are offered weekly on Wednesdays or Thursdays from Sept. 6 to Oct. 12 at the Hwy. 98 Youth Sports Complex. Register at the Corry Youth Center from Aug. 1 to 25 or call 453-3490 for more information. • Bushido Sports Judo Club: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday at NASP Youth Center, Bldg. 3690. For children ages 5 to 17. For more information, call Sensei Gerome Baldwin at 324-3146 or 457-1421 or e-mail email@example.com). • Learn to sail: Take sailing classes at Blue Angel Naval Recreation Area. Beginner classes scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 15. Cost is $35. Intermediate classes scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 8 and April 22. Cost is $40. For more information, call 2815489
Liberty activities Liberty program events at NAS Pensacola and Corry Station target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Check out the activities at your Liberty Center throughout July, including a trip to Big Kahuna Water Park July 22 and a zip line and lunch July 23. 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://naspensacolamwr.com.
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Pensacola fishing. 3 Penn reels with rods, 3 full tackle boxes with lures, planers, 100s of circle hooks of all sizes, weights, rigs, etc. All you need to fish in the Pensacola area. $100. 417-1694
Custom wood youth bed $100. Old large cast iron pot $125. Rock Ola juke box, needs work $500. 334-714-8042 Very nice Duncan phyfe era cherry wood china hutch. $200. 850-438-6129
NAS Pensacola seeking FUN Host Families for HS age foreign exchange students 2017-2018 academic year. Bring culture to YOU! Jennifer 850857-9534 Garage Sale! August 12th. 5177 Choctaw Avenue, Perdido Bay Golf Club. WantedWanted LAWN CARE SPRAY TECH full/ part-time positions! Competitive pay & benefits. Experience not necessary but preferred (will train). MUST have valid DL & good driving record. Apply in person M-F 9:00am3:30pm (lunch 12p-1p) at WFL TURF SERVICES 1175 W Detroit Blvd; Pensacola, FL 32534
Articles for for SaleSale Articles Sofa sleeper excel condition queen contemp style, Braxton/ Culler local, $885 (new $2335). Text 850-723-5212, photos avail, custom pillows. firstname.lastname@example.org Toddler desk, cube style, 2 pc neutral colors storage area HearthSong, excl shape, can deliver, photos avail. Text 850723-5212. email@example.com Generator 5.5K Briggs/Straton like new. Power cable and gas cable incl. Can deliver. Photo avail. Text 850-723-5212. firstname.lastname@example.org Tree stand, old man climber, perfect condition, ready to use. $50. 417-1694 Hunting/outdoor wear coat. Cabella’s woodland camouflage fleece. New condition. Cost $120, sell for $15. 454-9486
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3 piece sectional couch, 2 end tables, coffee table, 2 office desk charis , brass stand up mirror with matching vanity & more. MOVING. Call 291-8567 Folding treadmill, Horizon DT650, 5 years old, great condition. $100. Call 850291-8567 Tuxedo kitten, free to good home. Born 4/17/17. 1m, 2f. Indoor sweet litter. Box trained. Shots, dewormed, tested neg for feline disease. 850982-2134
Whirlpool washer/ dryer matching set. Washer top load. Dryer front load. Great condition. $175 for the pair. 850-438-6129 Beautiful bedroom dresser with matching nightstand. Duncan phyfe era cherry wood. Top condition. $225. 850-438-6129
Printer/camera: Epson small for one printer scanner $10.00. 35mm Chinon Genisis III AF camera $40.00. 463-8611 GE 1/3 garbage disposal $20. 4638611
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Set of Nissan 370z Rims with Z-rated tires. Very good condition! Must see! Will text pictures. $400. 850-748-9346
Pitching machine. JUGS Lite-Flite Machine for baseball and softball. Excellent condition. $250. 850470-9593
Harley Davidson ’02 heritage classic. Beautiful. Rich, deep metallic blue. 39K miles. $4800. 850-529-8633
Newly renovated home 3br/1ba single family home near downtown Pensacola. $900.727-401-4252
WEIDER home gym for all body workout. $45. 850-293-3370
Colt 1911 .45 Cal. Series 80 MK IV GOLD CUP NATIONAL MATCH. Six mags, snap on red dot laser plus tactical holster. $1200.00 Firm. Call David 4848998
2008 Mustang Premium Convertible, 71K miles, leather seats, V6 automatic, new tires/brakes/spark plugs. No wrecks. $8,300. Call/text 850572-4788
2007 Honda VTX 1300. Excellent condition. Many extras incl. leather jacket/chaps etc. $3500. For additional info 417-0134
Room for rent. Beautiful home on Perdido Bay. Fully Furnished. Washer dryer. Wifi. No pets. Non smoker. Kitchen use. Off street parking. Early September. $600. 850455-7990
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Bosch 4000 10” table saw with gravity lift stand. 2 blades. Excellent condition. $650. 850-470-9593 Delta Model band saw with mobile stand. Good condition. 4 blades. $300. 850-470-9593 SUP, leash, cart, paddle, grip, roof rack pads, home rack. $990 OBO. 850-206-0918
High end fly fishing gear, Sage, Scott, GLoomis, Orvis, anti reversing reels Billy Pate’s Sage tenth anniversary, Fenwick class six and much more. 850 530 0895
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990 Corvette Convertible, hot car!, red/white top, 6 speed manual, 70K miles, red leather interior, garage kept, owner PCSing. 850-207-9708 2007 Honda VTX 1300. 9,000 miles. Garage kept since the day it was purchased. Beautiful bike. Asking $5000. Call Sam at 850-221-3501 2007 Lincoln MKLT supercrew pickup. Orig owner, clean Carfax, 5.4lt V8, automatic, towing pkg, new engine < 3K miles. New Pirelli tires. $13,000. 850529-8366
Scooter for sale 150cc, 65km, great transport around town and on college campus. Top speed 70mph. $900. 850-748-9346 17’ Aluminum hull Triton fishing boat w/60hp motor, trolling motor and trailer. $6K. Call 850-623-7341 (daytime) or 504-9576305 (evenings) RV lot for rent in Belleview. $275 per month. Water/garbage/sewer provided. Text 850-206-9592 for more information.
4br/2ba single family home, 1 car garage w large yard for $875. Great neighborhood. Near Navy bases in West Pensacola. Pls leave message: 850455-0797
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