Florida primary election Aug. 26 ... The right to vote is a fundamental liberty as well as a civic responsibility. Florida’s primary election is scheduled for Aug. 26. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. If you choose to vote in person, whether by early voting or at your precinct on election day, you must present photo and signature identification. For more information, go to http://www.escambiavotes.com or http://www.votesantarosa.com/. If you have any questions about voting, contact Lt. Selma Guice at the NASP Voting Assistance Office at 452-4244 or YNC Justen Davis by phone at 452-2615 or by e-mail at Justen.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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August 22, 2014
NASP Feds Feed Families campaign in final week By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer
If you need a reason to contribute to the Feds Feeds Families (FFF) food drive, consider this. It is estimated that about 20 percent of U.S. households requiring food assistance include a member who is serving or has served in the military, according to new survey by Feeding America, the nation’s leading hunger-relief charity. And 620,000 of those households have at least one active-duty military member. That’s one-quarter of all U.S. military households. The annual Feds Feed Families campaign, which kicked off June 1, has a big impact. Since the cam-
paign began in 2009, federal workers have donated and collected 24.1 million pounds of food and other non-perishable items to support families across America.
This year’s drive has surpassed expectations at Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP). The total collected so far this year is 91,518 pounds, according to Command Chaplain Cmdr. Steven “Todd” Orren. That is well above this year’s 58,000-pound goal for NASP. And there are a few
days left if you want to increase that total with your donations. The campaign is scheduled to end Aug. 27. You can bring your non-perishable food items to the following drop-off locations: • NAS Pensacola Chaplain’s Office, Bldg. 634. • NAS Pensacola Command Headquarters (Richardson Building) quarterdeck. • Naval Hospital Pensacola Pharmacy. • NASP Commissary, 5800 West Highway 98. Feds Feed Families is a voluntary effort supported by Federal employees across the nation where employees donate food
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Coronado crew visits National Naval Aviation Museum ... The three surviving crewmen whom made a flight from Saipan to Tokyo Bay onboard the PB2Y-5R Coronado displayed in the National Naval Aviation Museum visited the museum onboard NAS Pensacola Aug. 13. The flight carried members of Fleet Adm. Chester W. Nimitz’s staff to Japan for the signing of the surrender ending World War II. Notably, one of them was Rear Adm. Forrest P. Sherman, a future chief of naval operations and namesake for NASP’s airfield. As part of the visit, the first navigator on the flight, Lt. Leonard W. Cowan, donated the actual navigation chart he used on the flight. (Above, left-right) Coronado crewmen Cowan, Leonard Braswell and Jack Weller. Photo by Donald Watson, Naval Aviation Museum Foundation
NATTC donates four tons of food to feed needy By Lt. Jonathan Bacon NATTC PAO
The staff and students at Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Pensacola were honored Aug. 15 for the donation of 8,144 pounds of food to area food banks through the sixth annual Feds Feed Families (FFF) program. Sponsored by the United States De-
partment of Agriculture and Chief Human Capital Officers Council, FFF is voluntary program where employees across the federal government donate non-perishable food items to food banks and food pantries in their local communities. MANNA Food Pantries of Pensacola was the local recipient of the food items
NATTC donated through this year’s FFF program. JoAnn Howansky, the outreach manager for MANNA, visited NATTC to convey her organization's gratitude for the donation. Howansky told NATTC staff and students about the challenges her organization has experienced after torrential rainfall flooded downtown Pensacola earlier
Survivors of attack on Pearl Harbor to be honored Aug. 29
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Escambia health officials issue mosquito-borne illness advisory From Florida Department of Health Escambia County
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Pensacolia residents who survived the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor will be honored at 6 p.m. Aug. 29 at “Heroes Among Us” ceremonies at Veterans Memorial Park. Several of the survivors were featured in an award-winning documentary by Liz Watkins of Pensacola, who chronicled their trip back to Pearl Harbor in 2011. They all reside in the Pensacola area; many are in their late 80s and early 90s. The honorees include Marine Sgt. Maj. Bill Braddock and two Navy Sailors, Radioman First Class Cass Phillips and Musician First Class Frank Emond. The monthly series is organized by the Marine Corps League, J.R. Spears Detachment No. 066, and is held at Veterans
this year, and that NATTC’s donations were going to go a long way in making up for all of the food they lost due to the flooding. She said the donations will provide for the needs of the homeless, veterans, those on fixed incomes, orphaned teenagers, and for many others in the Pensacola community who have fallen
NMETC admiral visits Naval Hospital Pensacola ... Rear Adm.Rebecca McCormick-Boyle, commander, Navy Medicine Education and Training Command (NMETC), and director, Navy Nurse Corps, visited Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) Aug. 13. The admiral toured many of the hospital's facilities with Capt. Maureen Padden, commanding officer, NHP, before speaking with members of the Nurse Corps and having lunch. Photo by MC1 James Stenberg
The Florida Department of Health (DoH) in Escambia County has received notification of a probable case of West Nile virus (WNV) infection in a resident of Escambia County. There is a heightened concern that other Escambia County, Fla., residents and visitors may become ill from being bitten by an infected mosquito. The Escambia County, Florida Mosquito Control Division and DoH-Escambia continue surveillance and prevention efforts. DOH-Escambia reminds residents and visitors to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes and to take basic precautions to help limit exposure to mosquito-borne illnesses. To protect yourself from mosquitoes, you should remember to “drain and cover:” Drain standing water to stop mosquitoes from multiplying. • Drain water from garbage cans, house gutters, buckets, pool covers, coolers, toys, flower pots or any other containers where sprinkler or rain water has collected.
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August 22, 2014
NETPDTC fair promotes health, wellness By Ronda Gray NETPDTC Health/Welfare Coordinator
The Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC) hosted a health and wellness fair Aug. 15 for local military and civilian personnel. The theme for the event was “Be Well-Stay Well.” Those who attended had the opportunity to participate in several free activities, received giveaways from various exhibitors and received valuable information about maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The more popular activities included free oral cancer screenings, gait analysis,
chair massage and spinal analysis. NETPDTC Commanding Officer Capt. Janet Lomax said, “The opportunity for all of our employees to take advantage of this free event is one of the many things that makes NETPDTC a great place to work.” Participants also had the opportunity to talk with representatives from the various exhibits including, American Diabetes Association, American Cancer Society, Corry Wellness Center, Naval Hospital Pensacola, West Florida Area Health Education Center, Fleet and Family Support Center and the Scenic Health Alliance. “I thought the turnout for
the event was great,” said Kellie Miller, a management analyst for workforce development at NETPDTC. “The event had great exhibitors on hand and field experts teaching valuable information. It was definitely beneficial to all who attended.” Additional information on the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center can be found on the NETPDTC website: https:// www. netc. navy. mil/ netc/ Commands/ NETPDTC. aspx. For more information on the Naval Education and Training Command, visit https://www. netc.navy.mil
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and other items to be distributed to local food banks. This year’s campaign kicked off June 1. Since the campaign began in 2009, federal workers have donated and collected 24.1 million pounds of food and other non-perishable items to support families across America. Navy Region Southeast is actively participating in the annual event by organizing collection and distributions locations at installations throughout the region, ensuring that all regional staff and service members have the chance to donate. The Navy Region Southeast chaplain’s office is responsible for coordinating the program. Items on the campaign’s “most wanted” list include: • 100 percent juices. • Baking goods. • Multigrain cereals. • Canned fruit in light syrup or its own juices. • Canned vegetables, low sodium or no salt. • Grains – brown and white rice, oatmeal, bulgar, quinoa, couscous, pasta and macaroni and cheese. • Canned proteins – tuna, salmon, chicken, peanut butter and beans. • Soups – beef stew, chili, chicken noodle or turkey and rice. • Condiments – tomato-based sauces, light soy sauce, ketchup, mustard, salad dressing or oils. • Snacks – individually packed snacks, crackers, trail mix, dried fruit, granola and cereal bars, pretzels and sandwich crackers. • Paper products and household items – paper towels, napkins and cleaning supplies. • Hygiene items – diapers, deodorants, feminine products, toilet paper, tissues, soap, toothpaste and shampoo. For local information, contact the NASP Chaplain’s Office at 4522341, ext. 5.
on hard times. “Thanks for making a difference in this community,” she said. “We appreciate your continuing tradition of support for MANNA, the community and your country.” BM1 Martha Mendoza, an instructor in NATTC’s aviation machinist’s mate school, was NATTC’s coordinator for this year’s FFF food drive and voiced her appreciation as well. “Thank you for answering the call to help our neighbors and making a difference in the community,” Mendoza said. “Each of your donations has made a difference, and you have personally fed a
Naval Education and Training Professional Development Technology Center (NETPDTC) Commanding Officer Capt. Janet Lomax, receives a spinal analysis from Scenic Health Alliance’s Cody Booth during NETPTC’s “Be Well-Stay Well” health fair at Saufley Field Aug. 15. Photo by Julian Huff
child, a veteran, or someone else in need.” Since its commissioning in 1942, NATTC has been committed to delivering training and increasing readiness within the Naval Aviation Enterprise. NATTC graduates approximately 15,000 Navy and Marine students annually. The majority of the student population is made up of enlisted personnel attending “A” schools, where they are learning the skills and knowledge required to perform as apprentice-level technicians in the fleet. The center also provides airman apprenticeship training, personal financial management and shipboard aircraft firefighting training. Advanced schools provide higher-level technical knowledge
for senior petty officers and technical training for officers in aviation fuels, carrier air traffic control center operations, amphibious air traffic control center operations, aircraft launch and recovery equipment and shipboard aircraft fire fighting. Additionally, NATTC supports the fleet by providing team training to ship personnel during their pre-deployment work-ups, to ensure that shipboard personnel have the proficiency required to take their ship on deployment, after a prolonged period in port. For more information about Naval Air Technical Training Center, visit https:// www. netc. navy. mil/ centers/ cnatt/ nattc/ Default.aspx.
2014 Navy Ball tickets now available online Tickets are now available for the 2014 Pensacola Navy Ball. Tickets are available through Eventbrite at the following web address: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-pensacola-area-navy-ball-tickets-12594868591. This year’s ball will be held at the National Naval Aviation Museum Oct. 11, starting at 5:30 p.m. Visit http://www.2014pensacolaareanavyball.com/ for additional information about the event. There are a limited amount of tickets and it is expected they will go fast. Heroes from page 1
Memorial Park at Ninth Avenue and Bayfront Parkway. The gatherings are open to the public. Admission is free, although donations will be accepted for the Marines in Distress Fund. Water and light food will be provided; people should bring their own chairs or blankets. The speaker series, founded in 2013, features people from all Mosquito from page 1
• Discard old tires, drums, bottles, cans, pots and pans, broken appliances and other items that aren’t being used. • Empty and clean birdbaths and pet water bowls at least once or twice a week. • Protect boats and vehicles from rain with tarps that don’t accumulate water. • Maintain swimming pools in good condition and appropriately chlorinated. Empty plastic swimming pools when not in use. • Cover skin with clothing or repellent. • Clothing – wear shoes, socks and long pants and long sleeves. This type of protection may be necessary for people who must work in areas where mosquitoes are
branches of the military service who distinguished themselves in combat operations. All are residents of the Pensacola area. The goal is to let those people share their experiences with others, both civilians and military veterans as well as active-duty members. This year’s series kicked off May 30 and continues through October. For more information, go to www.veteransmemorialparkpensacola.com.
present. Repellent – apply mosquito repellent to bare skin and clothing. • Always use repellents according to the label. Repellents with DEET(N,N-Diethylm- toluamide), picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus and IR3535 are effective. • Use mosquito netting to protect children younger than 2 months old. • Always read label directions carefully for the approved usage before you apply a repellent. Some repellents are not suitable for children. Products with concentrations of up to 30 percent DEET are generally recommended. Other U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-approved repellents contain picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, or IR3535. These products are generally available at local pharmacies. Look for ac-
tive ingredients to be listed on the product label. The department continues to conduct statewide surveillance for mosquito-borne illnesses, including West Nile virus infections, Eastern equine encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis, malaria, chikungunya and dengue. Report dead birds via the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s website at http://www. myfwc.com/bird/. For more information, visit the department’s website at http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/mosqu ito-borne-diseases/index.html or call your local county health department. For more information, visit www.escambiahealth.com.
Marine operations being conducted at NASP ... U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) from Camp Lejeune, N.C., will be operating at NAS Pensacola through Aug. 26. Training missions will be conducted by HMH464 (Heavy Marine Helicopter Squadron 464) and HMLA-269 (Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269) from Jacksonville, S.C. HMH-464 will be flying the CH-53, the largest helicopter in the Marine Corps inventory. HMLA-269 will be flying the AH-1W Super Cobras and UH-1Y Venoms. While at NASP, training will include night operations until early morning on several days. Residents near the air station can expect increased noise levels as the aircraft take off and land at the base.
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August 22, 2014
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.
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,
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Survey results steer changes in women’s uniforms By Rear Adm. Fritz Roegge Director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy Division
In this update, I want to provide the results of the 2013 Women’s Uniform Survey and share a number of uniform changes that are in the works. First, I would like to thank you for your participation and for the wide range of views expressed. The executive summary of the survey can be found on the Uniform Matters website (www.public.navy.mil/bupersnpc/support/uniforms/Pages/default2.aspx). Some of the survey highlights include: 1. The survey asked for the satisfaction rating of various uniforms. When asked, “Rate your satisfaction with how professional uniform garments appear on you,” more than 50 percent of respondents answered “Very Satisfied” or “Satisfied” for 26 of 27 uniform items. When asked, “Rate your satisfaction with the comfort of uniform garments,” more than 50 percent of respondents answered “Very Satisfied” or “Satisfied” for 44 of 53 uniform items. When asked, “Rate your satisfaction with the fit of uniform garments,” more than 50 percent of respondents answered
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“Very Satisfied” or “Satisfied” for 45 of 53 uniform items. 2. When asked what changes to women’s uniforms were desired, the changes most requested by women would be to improve the comfort, fit, and/or function of: • Slacks (making the waist lower, and adding or increasing the size of pockets). • Coats (increasing shoulder area and arm hole of SDB and SDW, and adding pockets). • Skirts (making the hemline narrower and the waist lower). • Overblouse (add more length to the bottom of the shirt and to add room in the shoulder area). • Tuck-in shirts for chiefs and officers (add a satin lining on the inside of the collar and add more room in the shoulder for both the SK and SW shirts). 3. Our way ahead: • We are working with NEXCOM to determine the scope of work for each recommendation; we’ll pursue those things that have the best return on investment and address the rest in a long range campaign plan. Three of the items that we will begin work on are: • Improving the waist and hip design of the khaki slacks and providing belted and beltless options. • Adding an additional func-
IT3 Alyza Marie Santos, left, ET2 Melissa Rheaume and MA2 Ashley Ann Fisher discuss observations about the new female E6 and below service dress blue uniform during a wear evaluation in May in Norfolk, Va. Twenty-seven participants were outfitted with prototype designs. Photo by Sharon Anderson
tional pocket for the Service Dress Blue (SDB) Coat. • Narrowing the hemline of the khaki and white skirts to have a design similar to the SDB skirt. This fall, we plan to begin an anthropometric correlation study on body sizing to improve our uniforms’ patterns and consequently our uniforms’ fit. Once we have concluded that study, we will explore possible additional changes to female uniform designs that could incorporate some of the other sur-
vey findings. We’re also working on additional uniform issues and big picture changes. Feedback from the fleet indicates a need for clearer grooming standards that encompass a broader range of women’s hairstyles. In response, we are rewriting Uniform Regulations Article 2201 to update guidance and to better define authorized and unauthorized female hairstyles. I expect a revision to female grooming standards to be promulgated this fall.
Also this fall, we’ll expand the wear test of the jumper style E-6 and below service dress blue uniform for women with the White Hat (Dixie Cup) by approximately 300 Sailors in the Norfolk, Va., area. This test will incorporate feedback received from the preliminary evaluation conducted earlier during the spring. As we consider any change to uniforms to improve fit, function, or appearance, our goal remains to have uniforms that our Sailors will wear proudly at sea and ashore and that project our proud Navy heritage. Overall, the changes being pursued: • Are conscious of minimizing cost; in fact, some initiatives will save money. • Are conscious of impact on the sea bag. • Strive to reflect fleet feedback. Will ensure we “do it right” to improve fit and function; for example, we won’t issue a man’s uniform to a woman; we’ll design a woman’s uniform. We take feedback from the fleet seriously and look forward to hearing what’s on your mind. E-mail email@example.com for feedback on uniform matters and firstname.lastname@example.org for feedback on other personnel matters.
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Gain career knowledge through PACT designation From Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) – The Professional Apprenticeship Career Track (PACT) program provides unique career opportunities for some first-term Sailors through apprenticelevel formal and on-the-job training within a 24-month period. The main purpose of PACT is to provide Sailors who are unsure about which Navy career fields interest them an opportunity to learn about different Navy jobs without having to make a decision at the time of enlistment. The PACT program has three apprentice tracks encompassing career fields within aviation (A-PACT), engineering (E-PACT) and surface (S-PACT). “PACT places the Sailor in a better position to choose from a variety of ratings and gives them a chance to see a rating in its entirety,” said NCC (SW/EXW/AW) Jesse Reed, Navy Personnel Command Force career counselor. “The Sailor is provided an opportunity to learn more about a particular rate in order to better make a decision about what path they would like to follow.” Soon after checking aboard their first command, PACT Sailors will meet with their command career counselor and immediate chain of command to discuss personal and professional goals. They will also discuss rating or job eligibility for potential ratings via the Career Waypoint (C-WAY) system, conduct required Career Development Boards (CDB), PACT designation quotas, and potential time-in-rate eligibility for participation in the Navywide advancement exams. “It is detrimental to the Sailor if commands are not engaging with the progression of their PACT designated Sailors,” added Reed. PACT Sailors who are not designated into a specific rating within 12months on board their first duty station may apply for an available Navy “A” school quota provided that they have maintained PACT program and “A” school eligibility. If a Sailor has not received a quota into a new rating within the original 24-month window, their projected rotation date will extend to their end of active obligated service. If they don’t pick up a rating by their EAOS, they will be separated. For more information about PACT information visit the following sites: http://www.public.navy.mil/ bupersnpc/ enlisted/ detailing/ shorespecialprograms/ Pages/ PACTDetailing. aspx, and https://www. cool. navy.mil/ enlisted/ pact.htm. For more news from Navy Personnel Command, visit www.navy.mil/ local/npc/.
August 22, 2014
NASP Reunion Weekend: A look at ‘then and now’ From the Pensacola Chamber Foundation
In recognition of the centennial anniversary of the nation’s oldest naval air station, Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, the Pensacola Chamber Foundation and several other regional partners will be presenting the NAS Pensacola 100-Year Reunion Weekend to honor the significant history and impact the base has brought to Northwest Florida. Tonight (Aug. 22), Seville Quarter will present the NAS Pensacola 100-Year Reunion celebration from 6 to 10 p.m., which will feature nine decorated rooms – each showcasing a theme of NAS Pensacola’s history. During the event, members from all branches of the military will have the opportunity to share their stories and contributions from their time at NAS Pensacola, providing a first-hand historical look at the base’s history.
During preparations for the NASP 100-Year Reunion Weekend, NASP Public Affairs Intern Katelyn Barton re-photographed scenes from the base’s history, and used Adobe PhotoShop to make composite images eclipsing time. (Above) A view of historic quarters north of Radford Boulevard. Illustration by Katelyn Barton
The celebration will conclude with a baseball game at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Pensacola Bayfront Stadium, featuring the Pensacola Blue Wahoos playing rivals Montgomery Biscuits. Known as “The Cradle of
The base’s Fort Barrancas, today and in an unrestored state. Illustration by Katelyn Barton
Naval Aviation,” NAS Pensacola is one of the largest training operations in the Navy and graduates nearly 60,000 students from its training programs each year. For more information about the NAS Pensacola 100-Year
Reunion Weekend, visit www.NASP100.com or contact Debi Panyko, director of Armed Services for the Pensacola Chamber Foundation, at 438-4081, ext. 227, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
An early seaplane drawn up on today’s shores. Illustration by Katelyn Barton
USS Theodore Roosevelt conducts combined manned, unmanned operations From USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Public Affairs
USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) –The Navy’s unmanned X-47B returned to carrier operations aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Aug. 17 and completed a series of tests, operating safely and seamlessly with manned aircraft. Building on lessons learned from its first test period aboard TR in November 2013, the X-47B team is now focused on perfecting deck operations and performing maneuvers with manned aircraft in the flight pattern. “Today we showed that the X-47B could take off, land and fly in the carrier pattern with manned aircraft while maintaining normal flight deck operations,” said Capt. Beau Duarte, program
manager for the Navy’s Unmanned Carrier Aviation office. “This is key for the future carrier air wing.”
The Navy’s unmanned X-47B is readied for launch aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Photo by MCSA Alex Millar
The first series of manned/unmanned operations began Aug. 17 when the ship launched an F/A-18 and an X-47B. After an eight-minute flight, the X-47B executed an arrested landing, folded its wings and taxied out of the landing area. The deck-based operator used a newly developed deck handling control to manually move the aircraft out of the way of other aircraft, allowing the F/A18 to touch down close behind the X47B’s recovery. The Navy will continue X-47B flight operations over the next year to refine the concept of operations to demonstrate the integration of unmanned carrier-based aircraft within the carrier environment and mature technologies for the future Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike system.
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August 22, 2014
Alteration installation team continues fleet modernization support From Office of Corporate Communications, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Public Affairs
ANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) – Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City mine warfare in-service engineering agent (ISEA) and a team of mine warfare experts recently modernized two mine sweepers within a four-month window to enable a homeport change. USS Pioneer (MCM 9) and USS Chief (MCM 14), two Avenger class minesweepers, were assigned a homeport change from San Diego to Sasebo, Japan, in February but needed critical upgrades before their scheduled departure from San Diego in May. “We modernized two minesweepers in four months because that’s all the time they had and that is what we do,” said Mike Bobroski, SQQ-32 ISEA project engineer, NSWC Panama City. “Our objective was to support modernization initiatives in Seventh Fleet at the earliest opportunity and provide our shipmates with the tools and capabilities to effectively execute missions and maintain a safe posture.” To enable their forward deployed missions, the ships both needed an upgrade to the latest mine hunting sonar, the High Frequency Wide Band (HFWB) sonar set, also called the AN/SQQ-32(V)4. The AN/ SQQ-32 sonar system is critical to minesweepers as it detects,
classifies and localizes moored mines from a stand-off distance. Modernizations require extensive coordination between NSWC Panama City response teams and the ship’s crew, as it is more than simply swapping out parts. It requires shipboard integration and testing to ensure the equipment will perform as intended when operated by the Sailors in a threat environment. It also includes training the Sailors on how to use the updated equipment properly. “Fleet modernization is a careful, deliberate process used to deliver real-time, technical support to some U.S. Navy surface combatants,” said NSWC Panama City Technical Director Ed Stewart. “Ships like minesweepers, and their Sailors, depend greatly upon the equipment updates and training provided by civilian engineers like those who upgrade mine warfare systems in Panama City, Fla. Our surface mine warfare experts continue to apply technical rigor to deliver repeatable, quality results every time on time. The fleet depends on us and
The Avenger-class mine countermeasures ships USS Pioneer (MCM 9) and USS Chief (MCM 14) are hauled into Yokosuka Naval Base by an Eide Marine Services cargo ship. The ships stopped in Yokosuka in late June on their way to Fleet Activities Sasebo, where they will conduct a hull swap with the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ships USS Avenger (MCM 1) and USS Defender (MCM 2). Photo by MC3 Kevin V. Cunningham
we take this very seriously.” NSWC Panama City’s mine warfare response teams are comprised of civilian, military and contracted specialists. And for this project, two teams, the Conditional Assessment Repair Evaluation (CARE) and Alteration Installation Teams (AIT) were integral to the modernization success. “This proactive solution not only elevated operational availability above fleet thresholds for the first time in fifteen years, but provided a mechanism to address the hardships facing our SMCM community continually challenged with limited resources and funding to support our system.
This successful concept not only course corrected the entire sonar program, it sustained capabilities above threshold over the last two years,” said Rob Coffey, Surface ISEA branch head at NSWC PCD. “This concept has been adopted by other programs and systems embedded aboard our MCM-1 class ships and has expanded the system knowledge across the waterfront while supporting dedicated maintenance and training initiatives for the fleet.” This successful fleet response project was able to meet the ships’ deployment schedule and is reflective of the mine warfare team at NSWC Panama City re-
sponsibilities. Routine deployments help mine warfare Sailors troubleshoot problems and keep their vessels in optimal condition. The team continues to modernize the U.S. Navy’s AN/SQQ-32 fleet with six installations scheduled for completion by Jan. 31, 2016. “One of our core mission areas is mine warfare,” said NSWC Panama City Commanding Officer Capt. Phillip Dawson III. “When the fleet has a technical, mine warfare problem, they come to us. They know we can support them.” For more news from Naval Sea Systems Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/navsea/.
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August 22, 2014
Whiting Field holds SAPR drill By Jay Cope NASWF PAO
Navy Region Southeast’s recent Regional Operational Assessment and Assistance Program (ROAAP) inspection provided Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field another opportunity to test the installation’s ability to respond to and help aid a sexual assault victim. NAS Whiting Field has held three drills in the past 12 months with an emphasis on improving the base’s readiness and response to aid potential victims of this crime. The July 24 drill scenario involved testing Whiting Field’s response teams to two different events occurring simultaneously. The first drill involved an aircraft fire with multiple injuries, followed in just a few minutes by an alleged sexual assault with the suspect then barricading himself in a barracks room with a handgun. The initial drill tested communication procedures, fire and emergency service response times, security protocols and more, but it was a routine drill that served as a prelude to the second drill that commenced before the first drill concluded. That forced on-scene personnel to make priority decisions and reallocate scant resources, and tested the team’s ability to respond to multiple events at the same time. Initial reports following the drill were mostly favorable. “What I saw today was a highly motivated team, and it goes throughout the base,” said Capt. Brett W. Calkins, the ROAAP team leader. “The SAPR-related scenario developed by the installation training team was the first of its kind within ROAAP with innovations that will only strengthen future training. While there are a few discrepancies, Whiting Field did a great job and is clearly moving in the right direction.” The simulated aircraft fire is a drill military bases have performed for decades, but the Sex-
Lt. Chau Luu, HT-18’s victim advocate (VA), talks with Jennifer Walker, a civilian VA who played the role of the assaulted victim during the SAPR portion of the training evolution. Photo by Lt. j.g. Brett Resue
ual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) drill reflects the Navy’s continuing emphasis on combating sexual assault in the military. Such drills are relatively recent occurrences, and NAS Whiting Field was one of the first shore installations in the South-
east Region to plan and conduct a sexual assault response drill when the base held its first one last September. This particular drill followed the script of a military officer assaulting a female civilian employee with a passerby hearing
the altercation and reporting the assault to the proper officials. In the scenario for the drill, the victim fled the scene and the suspect then barricaded himself in his room and ultimately took his life. The drill required response by NAS Whiting Field security forces, emergency response teams, a victim advocate (VA), NCIS, mobilization of Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) counselors, and emergency operation center (EOC) activation. Primary emphasis was on the care of the victim and safety of any bystanders. Such a drill encompasses a lot of moving parts and involves a number of different organizations both on and off the base. According to the NASWF SAPR Coordinator Kristin Klein, that’s why the drills are so important. “The drills help us ensure the system is working as it should,” she stated. Fortunately, there are very few opportunities to re-
spond to real world situations here, and the exercises help make sure we and our VAs are ready and can respond seamlessly.” The overall response to the scenario was praised by the inspection team, and garnered attention from NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Matthew Coughlin, who praised not only their actions during the drill, but in managing the program overall. “Our SAPR team does a great job executing the program and training both installation and tenant personnel,” Coughlin said. “Their efforts are vital toward ensuring we are able to minimize the risk of sexual assault and responding should one occur. This exercise shows that we are improving in our capabilities, and although I hope I never need to deploy the team, I have confidence in their ability to react appropriately such that the victim’s care and safety are paramount.”
Clear Creek RV Park a success in opening months By 1st Lt. Nathan A. Boyar NASWF PAO
Success at NASWF Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s (MWR) Clear Creek RV Park has staff excited about the future for the park. Averaging around a 70 percent occupancy rate, the park has proven itself as an asset to the government service community. “When I arrived in 2012 and heard of the project, I had a great feeling about it. I think our current success is just the beginning,” MWR Recreation Program Manager Don Inman said. The 10-site park is surrounded by Santa Rosa County’s natural resources. All sites measure 20-by-40 feet and provide full hook-ups (water, sewer, electrical) with 30/50 amp electrical. The bathhouse and laundry facility offer convenience to the camping experience. Confirmation of the parks development required jumping a few obstacles. “Our Clear Creek RV Park was a long time in the making, as the original concept was developed in 1995. There was a demand and we stayed on task to fulfill our customer’s desires,” Inman said. The project was shelved for many years but was picked back up in 2009. Clear Creek RV Park officially opened in March 2014.
Clear Creek RV Park is surrounded by Santa Rosa County’s natural resources. Amenities include a laundry facility, bathhouse and access to base facilities. MWR photo
Since its opening the RV park has been featured on U.S. military campgrounds and RV parks, as well as Department of Defense lodging websites. The cost and location of Clear Creek RV Park highlight it to meet the niche of traveling active duty, retiree travelers and geographical bachelors vacationing or staying in the Milton area. “This new addition to the Navy’s RV park system provides just one more opportunity for our patrons to find convenient stops along a vacation route, stays in the comfort and security confines of a military base, and offers a chance to get away from
busy day-to-day life,” MWR Director Joseph Vukovcan emphasized. The park is close to other outdoor recreational opportunities such as walking and hiking trails, golfing, off-road biking, sports fields and fishing, and is convenient to other amenities. Travelers have easy access to the local Navy Exchange, commissary, barber shop, swimming pools and a state-of-the-art fitness center on base. The large inventory of equipment from Outdoor Adventures, such as canoes and kayaks, bikes, campers, and camping supplies, may be rented from MWR. “To date, we have seen steady occupancy rates, and as more people find out we are here, I anticipate that to increase,” Inman said about the future of the park. “We hope to expand our number of sites in the future, but in the short term, MWR is working on ideas such as primitive camp sites and miniature cabins.” Clear Creek RV Park is just outside the main gate of NAS Whiting Field. It is a 20-minute drive from Interstate 10, approximately eight miles north on Highway 90. The rates are $20 per day, $115 per week and $350 per month for activeduty and retirees; and $24 per day, $135 per week and $400 per month for other authorized patrons.
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Marine MMOA team visiting area
The Pensacola area will be the second stop on the annual Manpower Management Officer Assignments (MMOA) branch visit to the Marine Corps’ major commands. The MMOA Roadshow affords officers an opportunity to discuss future assignments with their PMOS monitor. An all-officer manpower overview briefing is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Aug. 22 at NAS Whiting Field (in the atrium of Bldg. 1417). Afterward, personal interviews will be conducted by aviation and ground monitors. To schedule interviews, contact the site coordinators: • NAS Pensacola, MATSG-21: Maj. Frank Shone, operations officer, by phone at 452-9460, ext. 3041 or e-mail at Frank.Shone@USMC.mil. • NAS Whiting Field, Training Air Wing Five: Lt. Col. Scott Payne, operations officer, by phone at (850) 623-7147 or by e-mail at Sonja.Presley@ Navy.Mil.
Chief selectees will wash your car
The Pensacola area chief selectees are planning car washes at two locations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 23, 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, 204 East Nine Mile Road.
Barbershop show has Sinatra theme
The Fiesta Barbershop Chorus will pay tribute to Frank Sinatra at 7 p.m. tomorrow, 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.
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. tomorrow, 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 email@example.com.
VFW post offering pig picking party
Everyone is welcome to attend the Pig Picking Party at the “V” starting at 5 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 23, at VFW Post 706, 5000 Lillian Highway. An all-you-can eat buffet will be provided for a $7 donation. For more information, call 455-0026.
Hawaiian-style dinner being served
A luau party is scheduled for tomorrow, Aug. 23, at the AMVETS Post 292, 955 Dogtrack Road. The Ladies Auxiliary of AMVETS Post 292 is hosting the part for 100 to 150 veterans. Cost is $10 per person. A Hawaiian style dinner featuring ham, yams, coleslaw and dessert will be served at 6 p.m. A show starts at 7 p.m. Music will be by Dan and Tammy. A hula hoop contest and dance are also planned. Donations are welcome. For more information, contact Mari Mills at 2069959 or Nancy Evans at 607-2065.
POW/MIA luncheon to be Sept. 16
The Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge, Pensacola Chapter, and the Pensacola Council of the Navy League will present the 16th annual POW/MIA luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 16 at New World Landing. The event will honor two local men who both graduated from Woodham High School – former prisoner of war CSM Frederick H. Crowson, U.S. army retired, and CWO3 Randolph Jefferson Ard, U.S. Army, who is listed as missing in action. Ard’s brother, John Ard, be the guest speaker. Cost is $15 per person. Attire is business casual for civilians and service khaki for military. To make reservations, call 436-8552.
Cuts announced for CWRA programs
In June, the Division of Blind Services took over all the Civilian Welfare and Recreation Association (CWRA) vending locations. The changes includes all drink and snack machines operated by CWRA. Since this was CWRA’s only source of income and the only funding for the programs offered, the committee has been forced to make some cuts in an attempt to keep the program going for a while longer. Decisions were made based on the results of the CWRA 2014 survey. Discount coupons are no longer available for Ticketmaster, Pensacola Little Theatre, NASP golf course, NASP Corry Station Bowling Center and Southern Raceway. Also, the
Covenant Hospice presents annual Evening of Comedy Covenant Hospice will present the 20th annual Evening of Comedy featuring stand-up comic Henry Cho at 6 p.m. today, Aug. 22, at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front. The gala-style event will feature a cocktail hour, dinner, auctions, prize drawings and theme-related activities. Cho’s TV and film credits include appearances on “The Tonight Show,” “The Late, Late, Show” and “Young Comedians Special.” He served two years as host of “Friday Night Videos” and had many guest roles on various network sitcoms. He is currently featured in a Comedy Central special, “What’s That Clickin’ Noise?” He is also a regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry. WEAR-TV news anchor Sue Straughn will emcee the event. Tickets are $75 per person. Dress is business and cocktail attire. For more information, call 438-9714 or go to http://eventsatcovenant.org/eveningofcomedy. CWRA floral program was discontinued Aug. 6. Civilian DoD and non-appropriated fund employees can still take advantage of the movie ticket and retirement plaque programs while funds are available. If you have any questions, call the CWRA office at 452-3806, ext. 3125.
PSC program offers help to veterans
The Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program at Pensacola State College helps prepare eligible veterans for entry into college by offering free, noncredited refresher courses. The program also helps veterans apply for financial aid and scholarships. Classes are available throughout the year. The Veterans Upward Bound office is located in Bldg. 6 at Pensacola State College. For more information or to set up an appointment to talk to a representative, call retired Navy Cmdr. Mark Nisbett at 484-2068.
Golfers can register for tournament
Aug. 29 is the registration deadline for the 64th annual NASP Men’s Invitational Golf Tournament, which is scheduled for Sept. 12-14 at the A.C. Read Golf Course. The tournament is part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of NAS Pensacola. The registration fee is $145 per person ($290 per team), and the tournament is open to the first 120 teams that register. Fees entitle you to green fees, 54 holes of golf, cart, range balls, tee favors for the tournament, a 100th anniversary of NASP performance golf shirt and hors d’oeuvres following play on Saturday. For more information, contact the A.C. Read Golf Course pro shop at 452-2454.
Color run to kick off CFC for 2014
To kick off the annual Combined Federal Campaign, NATTC is presenting the 2014 Esca/Rosa CFC 5K Color Run Aug. 29 at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The event will be open to active-duty military, DoD employees and contractors only. The competitive wave, which is open to the first 200 racers to register, is scheduled to start at 7 a.m. Aug. 29. Registration is $15 for single runners and $10 per member for teams of five. Runners must complete a registration form for the competitive wave. A non-competitive wave is scheduled to start at 7:15 a.m. There is no registration fee for the noncompetitive wave. To register, runners from NATTC and NASP should send e-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com; runners from NASP Corry Station and Naval Hospital Pensacola should send e-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.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, Japanese folk dancing a children’s mikoshi parade and other cultural activities. Admission is free. For more information, contact Hatsue Miki by phone at 602-4385 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
German squadron plans Oktoberfest
The 2nd German Air Force Training Squadron stationed at Naval Air Station Pensacola will present its annual Oktoberfest Oct. 17 at Mustin Beach Club. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the festival begins at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $40 and include a German beer stein to take home, a Bavarian meal of brats, sauerkraut, pretzels and soft drinks. A Bavarian band is scheduled to perform. Admission is by advance ticket sale only, and tickets will go on sale Sept. 3 at the squadron’s office on the first floor of the southwest corner of Bldg. 1853. For more information, call 452-2693.
Engineering group plans breakfast
The Pensacola Chapter of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) and the UWF Small Business Development Center have scheduled a Business Opportunities Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 24 at the Mustin Beach Club aboard NAS Pensacola. The featured speaker will be U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District Commanding Officer Col. Jon Chytka. Contracting representatives from NavFac Southeast and the Air Force are also scheduled to speak. All topics will be focused on small business opportunities with the federal government. The registration cost is $30 per person. For more information, contact email@example.com or go to http://pensacola. same.org.
Couples training offered for Marines
A couples training seminar, “Oxygen for Your Relationships,” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 1 and Oct. 2 at Mustin Beach Club aboard NAS Pensacola. The seminar, which is being presented by Garrick Pang, associate director of Stronger Families, is being sponsored by the USO. The training is being offered free to U.S. Marine Corps active-duty couples (married, engaged or in a long-term relationship). To register, go to www.oxygen foryourrelationships.com/october-nas-pensacola. For more information, contact Debbie Jenkins ( Deborah.jenkins@usmc., 452.9460, ext. 3009) or Lisa Duvall (firstname.lastname@example.org, 452-9460, ext. 3012.)
Retired military seminar announced
The 42st annual Gulf Coast Area Retired Military Seminar is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 18 at the Naval Aviation Schools Command auditorium, Bldg. 633. The event is sponsored by the Retired Activities Office and the Naval Air Station Pensacola Fleet and Family Support Center. Representatives from the Veterans Administration, Naval Hospital Pensacola, TRICARE, Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Fleet and Family Support Center and the Retired Activities Office will be present to address issues and answer questions. For more information, call 452-5990.
PMOAA gives out 10 scholarships
The Pensacola Chapter of The Military Officers Association (PMOAA) held its annual scholarship awards banquet Aug. 8 at the Pensacola Yacht Club. Through membership donations, $2,000 scholarships were awarded to the following 10 recipients: Kaitlin Latourelle received the Lt. Omar Selland Award; Mary-Grace Reeves received the Lt. Cmdr. Gerald Gamber Award; Nicole Latourelle received the Catherine Mayer Award; Ryan Wahl received the President’s Award; Tiffany Terry, Aljo V.G. Martinez and Gianna Gambera received the President’s Award; Christina Swift, Meredith Cuilik and Kaitlyn Tutt received the Anna Johnson Award. For more information, go to www.pmoaa.org.
Navy Ball golf tournament to be Oct. 3
The U.S. Navy 239th Birthday Ball Golf Tournament is scheduled for Oct. 3 at A.C. Read Golf Course. Entry fee is $180 for a team of four and includes green fees, cart and a light dinner. Active-duty military must obtain command approval to play. Tournament will be a four-person, 18-hole scramble with a noon shotgun start. For more information, contact AWOC Ryan Crate at 452-3949 or email@example.com.
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In September, remember: Have a plan From www.ready.gov
Preparing makes sense. The likelihood that you and your family will survive a house fire depends as much on having a working smoke detector and an exit strategy, as on a well-trained fire department. The same is true for surviving a terrorist attack or another emergency. We must have the tools and plans in place to make it on our own, at least for a period of time, no matter where we are when disaster strikes. Just like having a working smoke detector, preparing for the unexpected makes sense. Get ready now.
Get a kit. Get a kit of emergency supplies. Be prepared to improvise and use what you have on hand to make it on your own for at least three days, maybe longer. While there are many things that might make you more comfortable, think first about fresh water, food and clean air. Consider two kits. In one, put everything you will need to stay where you are and make it on your own. The other should be a lightweight, smaller version you can take with you if you have to get away. You’ll need a gallon of water per person per day for drinking and sanitation. Include in the kits a three-day supply of non-perishable foods that are easy to store and prepare such as protein bars, dried fruit or canned foods. If you live in a cold weather climate, include warm clothes and a sleeping bag for each member of the family. Some potential terrorist attacks could send tiny microscopic “junk” into the air. Many of these materials can only hurt you if they get into your body, so think about creating a barrier between yourself and any contamination. It’s smart to have something for each member of the family that covers their mouth and nose, such as two to three layers of a cotton T-shirt, handkerchief or towel or filter masks, readily available in hardware stores. It is very important that the mask or other material fit your face snugly so that most of the air you breathe comes through the mask, not around it. Do whatever you can to make the best fit possible for children. Also, include duct tape and heavyweight garbage bags or plastic sheeting that can be used to seal windows and doors if you need to create a barrier between yourself and any potential contamination outside.
Make a plan. Make a plan for what you will do in an emergency. Plan in advance what you will do in an emergency. Be prepared to assess the situation. Use common sense and whatever you have on hand to take care of yourself and your loved ones. Develop a Family Communications Plan. Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so plan how you will contact one another and review what you will do in different situations. Consider a plan where each family member calls, or emails, the same friend or relative in the event of an emergency. It
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several destinations in different directions so you have options in an emergency. If you have a car, keep at least a half tank of gas in it at all times. Become familiar with alternate routes as well as other means of transportation out of your area. If you do not have a car, plan how you will leave if you have to. Take your emergency supply kit, unless you have reason to believe it is contaminated and lock the door behind you. Take pets with you if you are told to evacuate, however, if you are going to a public shelter, keep in mind they may not be allowed inside.
supply kit and developing a family communications plan, are the same for both a natural or man-made emergency. However, there are significant differences among potential terrorist threats, such as biological, chemical, explosive, nuclear and radiological, which will impact the decisions you make and the actions you take. By beginning a process of learning about these specific threats, you are preparing yourself to react in an emergency. Go to www.ready.gov to learn more about potential terrorist threats and other emergencies or call 1 (800) BE-READY (1 (800) 237-3239) for a free
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may be easier to make a longdistance phone call than to call across town, so an out-of-town contact may be in a better position to communicate among separated family members. Be sure each person knows the phone number and has coins or a prepaid phone card to call the emergency contact. You may have trouble getting through, or the phone system may be down altogether, but be patient. Depending on your circumstances and the nature of the attack, the first important decision is whether you stay put or get away. You should understand and plan for both possibilities. Use common sense and the information you are learning here to determine if there is immediate danger. Watch television and listen to the radio for official instructions as they become available.
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Create a Plan to Shelter-inPlace. There are circumstances when staying put and creating a barrier between yourself and potentially contaminated air outside, a process known as sheltering-in-place and sealing the room can be a matter of survival. If you see large amounts of debris in the air, or if local authorities say the air is badly contaminated, you may want to shelter-in-place and seal the room. Consider precutting plastic sheeting to seal windows, doors and air vents. Each piece should be several inches larger than the space you want to cover
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so that you can duct tape it flat against the wall. Label each piece with the location of where it fits. Use all available information to assess the situation. If it is necessary, quickly bring your family and pets inside, lock doors and close windows, air vents and fireplace dampers. Immediately turn off air conditioning, forced air heating systems, exhaust fans and clothes dryers. Take your emergency supplies and go into the room you have designated. Seal all windows, doors and vents. Understand that sealing the room is a temporary measure to create a barrier between you and contaminated air. Watch TV, listen to the radio or check the Internet for instructions. Create a Plan to Get Away. Plan in advance how you will assemble your family and anticipate where you will go. Choose
If you believe the air may be contaminated, drive with your windows and vents closed and keep the air conditioning and heater turned off. Listen to the radio for instructions. Know Emergency Plans at School and Work. Think about the places where your family spends time: school, work and other places your family frequents. Talk to your children’s schools and your employer about emergency plans. Find out how they will communicate with families during an emergency. If you are an employer, be sure you have an emergency preparedness plan. Review and practice it with your employees. A community working together during an emergency also makes sense. Some of the things you can do to prepare for the unexpected, such as assembling a
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brochure. Be prepared to adapt this information to your personal circumstances and make every effort to follow instructions received from authorities on the scene. With these simple preparations, you can be ready for the unexpected. After preparing yourself and your family for possible emergencies, take the next step and get involved in preparing your community. Join Citizen Corps, which actively involves citizens in making our communities and our nation safer, stronger and better prepared. We all have a role to play in keeping our hometowns secure from emergencies of all kinds. Citizen Corps works hard to help people prepare, train and volunteer in their communities. Go to www.citizen corps.gov for more information and to get involved.
Jokes & Groaners In case of emergency ‘jokes’ A troop of Boy Scouts were being used as “guinea pigs” in a test of emergency systems. A mock earthquake was staged and the Scouts impersonated wounded persons who were to be picked up and cared for by the emergency units. One Scout was supposed to lie on the ground and await his rescuers, but the first-aid people got behind schedule, and the Scout lay “wounded” for several hours. When the first-aid squad arrived where the casualty was supposed to be, they found nothing but a brief note: “Have splinted my own legs and walked home ...” A man rushed his son to the emergency room after the boy swallowed two quarters. A nurse came into the room to check on him. The man asked her, “Nurse, is there any news?” She turned as she was leaving the room and answered, “Sorry, there’s no change.” EMS Dispatcher: “What’s the nature of your emergency?” Caller: “My wife is pregnant and her contractions are only two minutes apart.” Dispatcher: “Is this her first child?” Caller: “No, no! This is her husband.”
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U.S. Fleet Forces commander visits Pensacola training commands Story, photo by Lt. Jonathan Bacon NATTC PAO
dm. Bill Gortney, commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command toured Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Aug. 15 to see firsthand how Sailors and Marines are trained for the fleet. At NATTC, Gortney had the opportunity to observe the full range of aviation maintenance training to include advanced “C” schools for radar maintenance, carrier and amphibious air traffic control at the Air Traffic Control Schoolhouse. Additionally, he saw the Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Handling and Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Fuels “C” schools at NATTC’s Air Training Department. During the visit, Gortney observed the Joint Oil Analysis Program “C” school and the Naval Aviation Logistics Command Management Information System (NALCOMIS) “C” school. He talked to the Sailors and Marines as he walked through an aviation structural mechanic metal fabrication lab and the Aviation Machinist’s Mate Jet Engine Lab. Capt. Alan Dean, NATTC’s commanding officer, who accompanied Gortney on the visit, said, “I appreciate Adm. Gortney taking time to visit NATTC to meet our staff and students and see our facilities. Our staff is the best our Navy and Marine Corps has to offer. They are highly motivated subject matter experts that provide the best entry level and advanced aviation technical training to our Navy, Marine Corps and international students in support of the Naval Aviation Enterprise. Today’s visit was an opportunity to show-
Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, speaks with Navy and Marine Corps students in the aviation machinist’s mate strand course while visiting Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Aug. 15.
case some of the many ways our training directly supports the fleet.” For more than 70 years, NATTC has been delivering training and increasing readiness within the Naval Aviation Enterprise. NATTC graduates approximately 15,000 Navy and Marine students annually. The majority of the student body is comprised of enlisted personnel attending “A” schools, where they are gaining the knowledge and skills required to perform in the fleet as technicians at the apprentice level. NATTC’s advanced schools provide higher-level technical knowledge for senior petty officers, and specialty schools offer specific skills not particular to any one rating, such as airman apprentice training, mainte-
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nance, personal financial management and shipboard aircraft firefighting. NATTC also conducts technical training for officers in aviation fuels, carrier air traffic control center operations, aircraft launch and recovery equipment, shipboard aircraft fire fighting and amphibious air traffic control center operations. For more information about Naval Air Technical Training Center visit https://www. netc. navy. mil/ centers/ cnatt/ nattc/ Default.aspx. For additional information on the Naval Education and Training Command, visit the NETC website: https://www.netc.navy.mil. For more news from Naval Education and Training Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/cnet/.
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Exhibit, event put iconic photographs in spotlight From Pensacola State College Foundation
Local residents are getting a chance to take a close-up look at the work of internationally acclaimed photojournalist Steve McCurry. An exhibition and a personal appearance by McCurry are being sponsored by the Pensacola State Visual Arts Department and the Pensacola State College Foundation. His photography exhibit, “The Importance of Elsewhere,” opened Aug. 18 and is scheduled to be featured through Dec. 12 at Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts. The presentation, “An Evening with Steve McCurry,” is scheduled for 6 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre. The event will feature behind-thescenes commentary and McCurry will
share his method for capturing the essence of a person through the art of portraiture. Cost is $24 plus service charge. Tickets to a VIP reception are available through Pensacola State College (PSC). McCurry is best known for his “Afghan Girl” photograph, which became a national icon after appearing on the cover of National Geographic. He has been one of the most iconic figures in contemporary photography for more than 30 years. Born in Philadelphia, McCurry studied cinematography at The Pennsylvania State University. After two years of working for a newspaper, McCurry made his first trip to South Asia to freelance. McCurry is recognized for capturing evocative and moving images that span
six continents. His photos reveal conflicts, vanishing cultures, ancient traditions and contemporary cultures – yet retain the human element. McCurry has covered many areas of international and civil conflict, including Afghanistan and Southeast Asia. He focuses on the human consequences of war, not only showing what war impresses on the landscape, but rather, what it shows on the human face. McCurry has been recognized with some of the prestigious awards including the Robert Capa Gold Medal, National Press Photographers Award and an unprecedented four first-prize awards from the World Press Photo contest. For more information, call 484-1847 or go to www.pensacolasaenger.com or http://visualarts.pensacolastate.edu.
Sharbat Gula was the subject of a photography shot by Steve McCurry in December 1984. For more about McCurry and his photographs, go to http://stevemccurry.com.
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Morale, Welfare and Recreation
The Miss GEICO offshore powerboat zooms along during one of the past Thunder on the Gulf events. The powerboats race through the waves at speeds up to 200 mph.
Powerboats to zoom along coast Fans can watch races along the waterfront in Orange Beach, Pensacola Story, photo from www.thunderonthegulf.com
Florida’s record-breaking Miss GEICO powerboat racing team hopes to roar to a doubleheader victory at Thunder on the Gulf in Orange Beach, Ala., followed by the Pensacola Grand Prix. The new, 50-foot Miss GEICO Victory is carrying the team’s 2014 hopes in pursuit of an eighth world title. “We’re excited to be back racing out on the open ocean,” said Miss GEICO throttleman Scott Begovich. “The FloraBama rivalry will kick things into a higher gear.” The team is scheduled to race in Orange Beach today,
Aug. 22, before cruising to Pensacola to compete in another race. While this is the 11th anniversary of Orange Beach’s Thunder on the Gulf, the Gulf Coast Powerboat Association raised the stakes by putting a new race on its heels: the inaugural Thunder Run Superboat Grand Prix, which is scheduled for Aug. 24 in Pensacola Bay. “The hope is to bring more of these mammoth race boats to the Flora-Bama coast,” says event coordinator Kathy Melson. “Race fans will be able to enjoy the races from one of 6,000 condos that line the liquid raceway. It’s like each balcony is a skybox.” The giant power boats will
be on display at Plaza de Luna and the port of Pensacola tomorrow, Aug. 23, where fans can enjoy a festival atmosphere along the waterfront featuring vendors, artist and live entertainment. In the afternoon, the racers will compete in a shootout on the bay to see who has the fastest boat. In the evening, the boats will line up and parade downtown and there will be a fireworks display compliments of the Blue Wahoos. The 6.5 mile Thunder Run Grand Prix races will begin at 1 p.m. Aug. 24, with the final races at 3 p.m. For more information on the races, go to www.thunderon thegulf.com.
At the movies FRIDAY
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m., 8 p.m.; “Hercules” (2D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “Lucy,” R, 8:30 p.m.
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (3D), PG-13, noon, 3 p.m.; “Hercules” (3D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “Lucy,” R, 8:30 p.m.; “Planes: Fire and Rescue” (2D), PG, 12:30 p.m.; “Transformers: Age of Extinction” (2D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “The Purge: Anarchy,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “Sex Tape,” R, 8 p.m.
“Transformers: Age of Extinction” (3D), PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “Hercules” (3D), PG-13, 3:30 p.m.; “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (3D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “Earth to Echo,” PG, noon; “Planes: Fire and Rescue” (2D), PG, 2:30 p.m.; “Lucy,” R, 4:30 p.m.; “Sex Tape,” R, 6:30 p.m.
“Hercules” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (3D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Sex Tape,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “The Purge: Anarchy,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“Transformers: Age of Extinction” (3D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (2D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Hercules” (2D), PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
“Planes: Fire and Rescue” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Lucy,” R, 7 p.m.; “Transformers: Age of Extinction” (2D), PG-13, 6 p.m.
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Hercules” (3D), PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “The Purge: Anarchy,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “Sex Tape,” 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
Details: 452-3522 or www.naspensacola-mwr.com
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: “How To Train Your Dragon 2,” rated PG, is scheduled for tomorrow, Aug. 23. 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. • Youth Center First Tee Military Affiliate Program: Begins Aug. 25 at the NASP Youth Center. The free program is open for authorized dependents ages 8-13 years. Children learn life skills and character education through golf. Register at the NASP Youth Center, Bldg. 3690. For details, call 452-2417. • Saints tickets: Preseason tickets for the Aug. 28 Saints vs. Ravens game in New Orleans are available at the Information, Tickets and Travel (ITT) office at the NEX Mall on Highway 98. Tickets are $10 (no transportation). Games . For more information, call 452-6354. • 64th Annual NASP Menʼs Invitational Golf Tournament: Sept. 12-14 at the A.C. Read Golf Course. The tournament is part of the 100th anniversary celebration for NAS Pensacola. Registration deadline is Aug 29. For more information, contact the A.C. Read Golf Course Pro Shop or call 452-2454. • 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: Sell your creations and unwanted items at the MWR Outdoor Flea Market from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 14. Spaces are first come, first served, so reserve your space now. Application and payment must be received by noon Sept. 10. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3140. • Voluntary pre-kindergarten: Corry Station Child Development Center has space for free voluntary pre-kindergarten (VPK) beginning Sept 2. Program is for children 4 or older on or before Sept 1. For more information, call 458-6588. • Bench Press Competition: 5 p.m. Aug. 27, Portside Fitness Center. Pound-for-pound competition. Prizes/awards will be given to first, second and third place male/female competitors. For more information, call 452-7810. • Radfordʼs Twisted Tri: 4:30 p.m. Sept. 11, Radford Fitness Center. Get twisted by a fivemile spin, a one-mile run and a 100-yard swim. Sign up at the Radford Fitness Center front desk. For more information, call 452-9845. • Armed Forces Functional Fitness: Portside Fitness will present a Functional Fitness Chipper Challenge at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 10. Each competitor will be timed while performing multiple exercises in a single-round format. Prizes will be awarded. 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.
Fleet and Family Support Center The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • 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 is to be prepared. For information or to register for the workshop, call 452-5609. • Time to move: If you want help with your PCS move stop by the FFSC. The Move.mil assist workshop
is scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For information or to reserve a seat, call 452-5609. • Couponing 101: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Come have fun, ask questions, share your ideas and learn how coupons can save you money. Find out where to find coupons and how to use them. Reservations required. No child care available. For information or to sign up, call 452-5609. • AMVETS ... Understanding Your VA Benefits: The August and September classes are full. The next class with available seats is scheduled for 10 a.m. Oct. 30. To register or for more information, call 452-5609.
Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach has volunteer opportunities including: • Naval Air Station Pensacola Reunion: Volunteers needed for several events. A reunion celebration for the 100th anniversary of NASP is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. today, Aug. 22, at Seville Quarter. A Blue Wahoos home game is scheduled for tomorrow, Aug. 23 (tailgate party starts at 5:30 p.m. and game starts at 6:30 p.m.) • Football Jamboree: 9 a.m. tomorrow, Aug. 23, at Roger Scott Athletic Complex. Nine volunteers needed for sideline chain crew. • Pensacola Humane Society: 5 North Q St. Groom and exercise cats
and dogs, clean cages and dog runs, process adoptions, feed animals, do laundry and help with office tasks. Single volunteers can work at any time, groups need to set up a time. • Clean up project: 8 a.m. first Thursday of every month, Lexington Terrace Park. Help members of the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) pick up trash. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report any volunteer hours you work 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 email@example.com.
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
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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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Announcements Announcements Dining Services at the University Local angus beef of West Florida is co-op, grass-fed, seeking a qualified ready September. candidate for a Call 587-5778 Lead Cook. Ability to work well in Marine Corps a group and must and Army coins be able to perform on display at the in fast-paced colMWR Sea Flea, lege environment. Sept. 14 from 8 3+ years of hands am to 1 pm. Space on cooking expe21. Must see. rience and culinary certificate/ Bellview Area - degree desired. youth soccer Full background league registration check will be at Longleaf Ele- completed. Please mentary on Satur- apply in person in day mornings. the UWF Dining Services office, Employment building 22 room 133. Boogie Inc, the Gulf Coast Leader Garage Sale in Personality DJs is looking for a ESTATE SALE. couple of Person- Saturday 8amality DJ’s with ex- 1pm. All sales are perience in final. 4747 performing at Tradewinds Dr. weddings, class Harbor Square reunions, schools subdivision. Off & events. This is a Olive Rd. 293Part Time posi- 9445. tion, must have good transporta- E s t a t e / g a r a g e tion. call 850-438- sale all day on Sat1660 or urday Aug 16. mrsboogie@boo- 7801 Mellow gieinc.com Days Dr. 32506
Lawn mower. Self-propelled push mower with bagger, Honda engine, runs great. $85. 525-7544.
Two black elephant serving trays with stand, $100. Black wood rocker, $50. Large sofa with lounge on one end, matching oil painting, $500. Green chair with arms and skirt, $45. 406-6436
2000 F-150 Lariat 3 door, extended cab. 9.5K tow package. 199,000 highway miles. Good truck for $5,200 obo. 7236381.
1986 27’ Sportscraft boat kept in dry dock. Hull good. Needs engine. $7,000 obo. Consider trade. 255-5591
1500 sq ft Townhouse on Perdido golf course. 2/1.5. Just renovated, very clean, must see. $800 a month. 455-4527
Pensacola executive home for sale 3,000+ sq.ft., pool, .45 acres, fenced, $242,500 15-20 minutes from bases. 7123293
Spring Lake subv. PT or FT Cashier of Fairfield Dr - Apply in person. south of Hwy 98. Bailey’s Produce 455-2966 & Nursery. 4301 N. Davis Hwy. Merchandise Pensacola.
Catering at the University of West Florida is looking to hire a Banquet Captain. The Banquet Captain is responsible for supervising and assisting with the set-up, service and clean-up of all assigned banquet functions. Prior experience is required for consideration. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
CKC Pomeranian pups. First shots. 4 females, $350 and 2 males, $300. Ready to good homes. 4503903
5000 Coleman generator, Sears gas lawn blower, 3 5 gallon gas cans, lawn mower 3.5, $400. 324-0889. $125. KING Tempo 600 Gold Tone Trumpet with hard case and 7C mouthpiece. Used, but great for a school band student. 607-2294
Window Air Conditioner, Sears Kenmore, 10,000 BTU, $70, 5257544.
Kayak, 2 person, Motorcycles sit on top, Mainstream brand, ex- 2006 BBC Venom cellent condition, Chopper. Low $60 Yamaha $225. 417-1694 mileage. Great Silent Brass condition. Extras. model SB7-9 for Self defense shot- 549-6321 trumpets. Perfect gun, 16 gauge for the traveling with box of shells, Misc Motors musician or late modified for close nice practice owl. and self defense, 2009 Sea Fox The practice mute $75. 497-1167 187cc. 2007 140 links to a personal hp four stroke studio, which can Four Penn deep- Suzuki OB. Low control room sea reels with hours. Lowrance noise and volume, rods, suited for fish finder/GPS. before sending the snapper fishing, Bimini top. sound through $100 for all. 454- $12,000 obo. 516headphones. 607- 9486 1996 2294
Queen box springs & pillowtop 7-tube water bed mattress, $200. Pine rocker w/gold stenciling, $75. Chrome frame day bed with mattress/ cover/3 pillows, $250. 516-9726 Small lemon trees $2-$10. Small avocado trees $7. Anacharis water plants 4 for $1. 255-5591
Autos for sale 2003 GMC Sonoma, extended cab, V6, automatic transmission, cold air, runs great. $6,500 obo. 4843284 Project car— 1968 Cadillac Coupe Deville convertible, customer interior, runs/needs restoration. $3,500 obo. 484-3284
Articles for sale Antique Ceramic 1999 Yamaha Trumpet Ytr 2320, $300 obo. Great for middle & high school. 723-4510
18 horsepower Craftsman 42” Call 433-1166 ext. 24 mower, 6-speed and this spot could lawn tractor. $650. 944-2496 be yours.
2014 Silverado truck bed soft trifold cover. Fits 5’8” bed. American Tonneau Company. I’ll install. Like new. $125 firm. 619240-4601
Toyota Camry, almost 200K Lots of updates, in great condition, very reliable. Asking $3,800 obo. H K 4 5 , w / n i g h t Please text 346sights,in excellent 7262 condition, less than 500 rds fired. 1978 Mercedes $750 obo. 712- 450, 124,000 3327 miles. All offers considered. Make offer, $8,000 obo. 293-2292 Kewpie dolls/angels. $5 each. Large selection. Make offer on all. 255-5591.
Trucks/Vans /SUV’s 2005 Ford Escape XLT with 3.0 engine. 106,000 miles. Listed for $7000. 982-3392
2004 Coleman 23’, hardtop popup. Fridge, AC, toilet, sleeps 6, $2,900. 433-1249
Personal Looking for any heirs of Eunice Whatley Lachman. 850-2818851
Real Estate Homes for rent
Furnished rooms for rent, 15 minutes from bases. All utilities, cable, internet included, call for prices. 3802/1 apartment. 6427 Wa s h e r / d r y e r , fireplace. $825+ Female seeking deposit. Water, female roommate garbage, basic for house in upcable included. scale neighborOff 9 Mile Rd. hood with pool. Bastonjs@cox.net 375-2716 3/2 home for rent. Bellview area. 1,300 sqft. $895 month/$895 deposit. $40 application fee. On cul-de-sac. Single garage, Prefer no pets. All tile, new paint. 969-1410 Start: 8/22 End: 9/4
Ashton Inn now offering Monthly Rates. Minutes from NAS, All Utilities; T.V., WiFi, Indoor Pool, Homes for sale E x e r c i s e Room.455-4561. New 4/2 home, Military Dismove-in ready, counts 3823 Adams Rd, Pace FL. $179,900. Discount Auto Fenced backyard, Paint and Body fully applianced. Work 687-0093 2,000 sqft. 850516-5239. Eimers Put your Group Realty
Nicely redone 2/2, lots of storage s p a c e . $750/month plus deposit. Includes House for sale: lawn care. Blocks Cordova Park charming, 4/3 from NAS. 484- condo: 2/2 garage, brick townhome 3284 laundry room, near NAS front $875 plus deposit. gate. Eat-in 3/1 central 5001 Grande Dr. kitchen, master heat/air, ceramic, #721. 572-9191 suite with double $795/month. Devanity. Todd posit required. Winans, realtor, 206-3331 477-0772
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