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The westbound turn lane that connects Taylor Road to Radford Boulevard in front of the National Naval Aviation Museum road is scheduled to be closed starting Sept. 5, according to NASP Public Works Department (PWD). Drivers will need to go straight on Taylor Road to the stop sign and turn right on Radford Boulevard. Signs will be posted to direct traffic. The closing will be temporary to allow road repairs and the installation of a new stoplight. The construction work is expected to take about six weeks. For more information, call Jack Severson at 452-3131, ext. 3074.

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Saufley Field energized: Solar power on M i l i t a r y, u t i l i t y o f f i c i a l s ‘ f l i p s w i t c h ’ t o c e l e b r a t e c o m p l e t i o n o f s o l a r f a r m s By Ens. Clara Navarro NASP Public Affairs

The Department of the Navy (DoN), with Gulf Power and Coronal Energy (powered by Panasonic) celebrated completion of the largest combined portfolio of solar facilities on Department of Navy property (under construction or built) to date. The 122.2 megawatt (MW) Gulf Coast Solar Center spans 940 acres across two Navy sites in Northwest Florida and is part of a threeproject portfolio that also includes a field on Eglin Air Force Base. “We are pleased to know these facilities will help provide clean energy to thousands of homes across Northwest Florida,” said NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Martin. The project completion was commemorated in a “flip the switch” ceremony Aug. 22 at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola’s Navy Outlying Landing Field (NOLF) Saufley

Field, home to the largest of the three solar installations. Presenters and attendees included Jennifer Miller, deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and energy; U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Evan Dertien, commander, 96th Test Wing; NASP CO Martin; Capt. Todd A. Bahlau, commanding officer, NAS Whiting Field; U.S. Air Force Col. John Schuliger, commander, 96th Civil Engineer Group; Mayor Pro-Tempore Charlotte McKamy, city of Mary Esther; Ed Feo, president, Coronal Energy; Jamie Evans, managing director, Panasonic Enterprise Solutions; Mike Walters, director project development, Coronal Energy and Michael Burroughs, vice president, Gulf Power. Construction of the three facilities – one at NAS Pensacola (NOLF Saufley Field), one at NAS Whiting Field (NOLF Holley Field) and one at Eglin See Solar on page 2

U.S. military and power officials flip a ceremonial switch signifying the completion of the Gulf Coast Solar Center Portfolio. U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force regional installations partnered with Gulf Power and Coronal Energy (Panasonic) in an effort to provide renewable energy to the area. Photo by Mike O’Connor

NASP Corry Station to receive new fully-stocked USO center From Armed Forces Families Foundation

The United Service Organizations (USO) Northwest Florida and the Armed Forces Families Foundation (AFFF) are scheduled to unveil a new USO center at NAS Pensacola Corry Station Aug. 30. The new USO Corry Station will be unveiled during a grand opening ceremony at 11 a.m., which will include words from guest speakers, refreshments and a tour of the new facility. USO Corry Station will be a 1,400 square foot recre-

ation lounge, equipped with snacks, refreshments, arcade games, high-speed Wi-Fi, flat-screen televisions, a study bar with laptops, a self-serve kitchen and a rest area with couches. The new facility will also include outdoor recreational space for special events, like barbecues, lawn game tournaments and holiday celebrations. Furnishings, electronics and supplies for the new USO center were made possible by the Armed Forces Families Foundation, (http://armedforcesfamilies.org) a charity organization helping military families throughout the southeast United States.

AFFF donated a total of $49,006 to completely outfit the space as well as provides snacks and supplies for the remainder of the year. The funds donated by AFFF were raised within the Pensacola community through annual fundraisers held at local Taco Bell restaurants. “It has been an honor working with USO Northwest Florida to bring this center to the students and team members stationed at NAS Corry Station. This project has been in the works for some time and we are thrilled to finally present it to our military service members,” said John Wright, a member of the board at AFFF. See USO on page 2

NHP Preventive Medicine takes the fight to diseases Story, photo by Jason Bortz Naval Hospital Pensacola

The Great American Eclipse observed onboard NAS Pensacola ... HM2 Brandon Moore from Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC) views a solar eclipse Aug. 21 using special safety viewing glasses. NMOTC ensured all viewing was practiced safely during the event referred to as the “Great American Eclipse.” Other personnel used pinhole projection viewing devices to see the rare celestial phenomenon. Photo by MC2 Michael J. Lieberknecht

One of the best ways to treat a disease is to prevent patients from getting sick in the first place. Preventing a medical condition before it has a chance to affect others is the goal of Naval Hospital Pensacola’s (NHP’s) Preventive Medicine Department. “We work very hard to prevent any kind of disease or outbreak,” said HM2 Jonathan Harris, preventive medicine technician, NHP. “(Preventive Medicine) is important whether it’s keeping our operating forces healthy on the battlefield or protecting their families from the spread of disease at home.” The Preventive Medicine Department at NHP is responsible for ensuring the health and well-being for everyone that works or lives on

HM2 Jonathan Harris and HM3 Patrick Andrade, both preventive medicine technicians at Naval Hospital Pensacola, test water samples for bacteria.

the military installations in Pensacola. The department also provides guidance to NHP’s 10 branch clinics and their respective military installations across five states. Whether performing inspections of food service facilities, berthing spaces, child care facilities, recre-

ational facilities, swimming pools or surveying potable water systems, solid waste and waste water disposal sites, the Preventive Medicine Department is always working to make the area See NHP on page 2

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Air Force Base – was approved by the Florida Public Service Commission in April of 2015. Ground breaking took place in December of that same year. “Each installation and mission throughout the Southeast is unique and it is imperative for us (the Navy) to have energy security and resilience needed to support the greater Navy mission. There are eight renewable generation projects that DoN is supporting in the southeast and today you are seeing the completion of two solar facilities in Northwest Florida totaling 122.2 MW DC at Saufley and Holley,” said Martin. Gulf Power’s thirdparty solar energy developer, Coronal Development Services,

Force Base houses a 240acre, 30 MW AC set-up. Totaling around 1.5 million solar panels, the portfolio is able to generate enough energy to power more than 18,000 homes in Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties annually. They are the largest photovoltaic arrays in Florida and have the potential to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 43.5 million tons over 25 years. “The partnerships that An aerial view of the NOLF Saufley Field solar farm. Photo courtesy of Gulf Power we enjoy with the comand Coronal Energy munity here in Northwest built, owns, operates and grid through the innova- Connally, Gulf Power Florida are incredibly maintains the facilities. tive public-private part- chairman, president and gratifying. Today we get to observe the culminaGulf Power will acquire nership that enabled the CEO, said. all of the energy and asso- completion of all three of The NOLF Saufley tion of two years’ worth ciated renewable energy the portfolio’s solar facili- Field holds nearly of teamwork and dedicacredits (RECs) generated ties is a proud accom- 600,000 solar photo- tion to a project that has by the projects to serve all plishment for Gulf Power voltaic (PV) modules on benefited the Navy and of its customers, including and a significant mile- 366 acres, while NOLF Air Force teams, the the DoN. stone for the local econ- Holley comprises a community, as well as the “Adding clean, afford- omy, our customers and 336.4-acre, 40 MW AC industries involved. “NAS Whiting Field is able energy to our energy the environment,” Stan facility and Eglin Air

High-flying ‘Dock Dogs’ are coming to NEX Sept. 8, 9 From Andrea Beck Navy Exchange (NEX)

“DockDogs” are bringing their canine excitement to the Navy Exchange (NEX) Sept. 8 and 9.

The Navy Exchange (NEX) Corry Mall will be presenting DockDogs Competitive Canine Aquatic Team at NASP Corry Station NEX Mall Sept. 8 and 9. The two-day event features competitive canines with high-flying jumps and tricks over a massive water course.

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“Because each AFFF project is funded by donations made at local Taco Bell restaurants, this project is truly an example of the generosity of the Pensacola community.” Last Dec., AFFF also provided $26,282 in funding to upgrade furnishings and entertainment systems within the USO Naval Air Station Pensacola. AFFF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides 100 percent of the funds raised back to projects to help military families. To date, the Armed Forces Families Foundation has raised and given back more than $1.9 million to benefit military families. Recent projects include:

The Sept. 8 DockDogs shows are scheduled for 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Sept. 9 shows scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition, the event will boast canine and feline special guests and activities for the entire family including face painting, a “Paws Photo Booth” and more. Fore more information, call Andrea Beck at 4588811.

• $35,933.84 in funding for the creation of a new USO center and family care facility at Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown. • $31,978 for the construction of a event pavilion at the Asheville, N.C. VA hospital. • $14,994 purchase of 25 new HP ProBook computers and needed materials for Fort Gordon’s Freedom Park School in Georgia. • $46,000 to install a new playground, accessible to over 300 families stationed on MacDill Airforce Base in Tampa, Fla. To learn more about the Armed Forces Families Foundation or to help fund other projects that help military members and their families, visit www.armedforcesfamilies.org.

“NAS Pensacola: History in Focus” ... NASP History in

GOSPORT committed to being a good neighbor to our communities and I am thrilled to be a part of an endeavor that helps our local residents secure a new source of renewable energy,” said NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau. The Holley and Saufley projects together fulfill 12 percent of the Navy’s goal of obtaining 1 gigawatt (GW) alternative energy before the end of the year. These initiatives also support the Department of Defense’s commitment to renewable energy and pursuit of energy security. For more news from Naval Air Station Pensacola or Naval Air Station Whiting Field, visit http://www. navy. mil/ local/ naspensacola/ and https://www. cnic. navy. mil/ whitingfield.

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safe for service members, their families and the community. The department also closely monitors health concerns that could impact military installations or local communities. “We monitor communal disease rates on or near military installations for diseases such influenza or sexually transmitted diseases and use that information to inform commands and the local community,” said Cmdr. David Veenhuis, associate director for public health. “We work very closely with local health departments to ensure everyone in our community is safe.” The nature of their job also makes preventive medicine technicians highly deployable. When deployed, the technicians monitor food and water supplies to ensure service members do not contract an illness that may affect mission readiness. They also research disease rates in foreign countries, which can be very different than disease rates here in the United States. “One outbreak can stop the mission,” said Veenhuis, who experienced this first hand when deployed to Iraq with an aviation squadron. “If a squadron is sick, then a squadron can’t fly.” The same applies to any military command, even educational commands that are prevalent on Naval Air Station Pensacola and Corry Station. Every year, thousands of students live in close proximity to each other, eat in the same dining facilities and train in the same swimming pools. The spread of a disease like food poisoning could impact training. “We try and stop the spread of disease before it can impact service members or their families,” said Harris. “That is why I love preventive medicine. We are at the forefront of ensuring our troops are healthy.” For more information on NHP, visit www.med.navy.mil/sites/pcola/Pages/home.aspx or https://www.facebook.com/NavalHospPensacola.

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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. 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). Craig Lewis of Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast was last week’s winner; the photo was of aircrew helmets in the museum’s Cubi Bar.

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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.

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F-35C Lightning II integration into the fleet By Rear Adm. Roy Kelley Director, Joint Strike Fighter Fleet Integration Office

As the first director for the Navy’s F-35C Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Fleet Integration Office, I have enjoyed the opportunities and challenges of fifth-generation bringing strike-fighter capabilities to the fleet. As this highly advanced weapons system matures, I am convinced the F-35C will be a cornerstone platform that plays a crucial role in mission success for Carrier Air Wings (CVW), Carrier Strike Groups (CSG) and numbered fleets. The F-35C will be a gamechanger for the Navy. The F-35C Lightning II will introduce next generation strike-fighter aircraft capabilities to the Navy CVW, enabling the CSG and numbered fleets to effectively engage and survive a wide range of rapidly evolving threats, both air and surface, in contested airspace. The unique capabilities of the F-35C, coupled with the proven capabilities and capacity of current United States Navy fighter aircraft, significantly enhance a CSG’s battle space awareness, lethality and survivability. In supporting a principle Department of De-

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fense investment objective of balancing modernization and readiness, the Navy remains committed to selecting the right procurement ramp for F-35C to balance strike-fighter inventory management with the cost and time required to field advanced capabilities. The Navy will maintain and sustain much of its current force in order to guarantee mission success against the threats of today, as well as the high-end threats of the future. Near-peer adversaries are advancing technologically and economically, resulting in proliferation of highly capable Integrated Air Defense Systems, high performance aircraft and information operations to include: long-range air surveillance radars and airborne early warning aircraft; long-range surface-to-air missile; highly maneuverable, low observable adversary aircraft; and jamming and anti-jamming operations against communication, radar and Global Positioning System satellites. As technologies continue to advance, the future air wing will continue to adapt as it always has, particularly to increase its capacity to contribute to the sea control mission, conducting both kinetic and non-kinetic op-

erations. The F-35C will be the CSG’s first choice to penetrate and operate in these contested environments, providing a dayone strike capability. Integrated with other fleet assets, the F35C’s tactical agility and strategic flexibility are critical to maintain a long-term decisive tactical advantage. While the day one capability provided allows the F-35C to perform at the “tip of the spear,” its interoperability within the CVW and unique ability to support and augment already fielded legacy platforms is essential to sustaining the Navy’s combat lethality now and in the future. In the near term, legacy aircraft will continue to comprise the majority of the CVW. The CVW’s inherent integrated capability design will enable the distribution of information collected by F-35Cs to enhance the effectiveness and survivability of all sea, air and land platforms throughout the battle space. The mix of both legacy and next generation aircraft operating from carrier flight decks provides the necessary complementary capability and capacity to pace the rapidly evolving threat, a formula which guarantees the CVW of the future remains lethal, sur-

ABH3 Daniel Booth directs an F-35C Lightning II carrier variant, assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 23 (VX-23), on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). Photo by MC3 Clemente A. Lynch

vivable and able to accomplish the full spectrum of CSG and numbered fleet mission sets while providing an effective and affordable balance across the strike fighter inventory. The F-35C’s stealth characteristics, long-range combat identification and ability to penetrate threat envelopes, while fusing multiple information sources into a coherent picture, will enhance the role

that the CSG and numbered fleets must play in support of our national interests. The Navy remains dedicated to a capability focused approach as we evolve the CVW and the CSG. The F-35C’s capability will provide decision superiority to the nation’s warfighters to ensure that if deterrence fails, the United States can conduct decisive combat operations to defeat any adversary.

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HOF quarterback remembers Goshawks playing time By Jay Cope NASWF Public Affairs Officer


ormer Navy Lt. Roger Staubach remembers a time early on in his pro football career when the Dallas Cowboys’ starting quarterback, Craig Morton, got injured during a game. Just before going in to replace him, Staubach leaned in to Head Coach Tom Landry and said, “How’s it feel to know your starting quarterback was playing for the (Navy) Pensacola Goshawks this time last year?” Fortunately, Staubach played well – the Cowboys came back to win the game and Landry never had to question the risky faith he and the team had placed on a 27year-old quarterback whose last college game had been five years earlier. The credentials were unquestioned and if Staubach had attended an Ohio State, a Florida University or Oklahoma there would have been no doubts about his future NFL career. He was the best player on the second best team in the nation, a Heisman trophy recipient and a recognized leader at the premiere position in the game. Under most circumstances, he was a number one draft pick. However, he came with one very big caveat: he played for the Navy. The five-year obligation placed on each member of the Naval Academy team frightened nearly every NFL front office away from Staubach’s name come draft time, but the Cowboys risked a flyer on a 10th round pick for the young naval officer and were prepared to bide their time, despite the fact that no one could know what kind of a player he would be five years removed from high level competition. The pick was widely panned across the league. Staubach had larger concerns. He was about to head into the Vietnam War. Although he could have requested an assignment in the states, Staubach chose to volunteer for a one-year tour of duty in Vietnam. Through August 1967, he commanded about 40 enlisted men as a supply corps officer at the Chu Lai port, an air base that provided support to Da Nang Air Base approximately 50 miles to the northwest. He worked with swift boat officers and Navy SEALs at the camp and tried to maintain his conditioning while there. He ran and worked out at a soccer field in Da Nang with his coworkers. He joked, “You didn’t want to run too far or you would be in VC territory.” Working around his duties as a freight terminal officer, Staubach also lifted with some old Navy teammates with the sets of weights they had at the camp. It certainly helped, but he admits that his con-

ditioning in theater was not what it was while he was at the academy. However, the benefit of his one year in Vietnam was that he was able to transfer back to the states, to Naval Air Station Pensacola. The complex of air fields provided plenty of rewarding work and the beautiful beaches and rural atmosphere was a great place to raise his family, but Pensacola came with one more advantage – the Pensacola Goshawks. NAS Pensacola had one of the last military installation tackle football teams and played a regular schedule of mid-level conference colleges. The location held a strong appeal to the young quarterback who had a desire to get back in the game. He even wrote a letter to the NAS Pensacola commanding officer, Capt. W.R. McDowell, expressing his desire to play on the team in advance of his transfer. “I have managed to stay in shape and hope to play football for the naval air station. I miss athletics very much and hope to participate in them at Pensacola if they don’t interfere with my duties.” It is safe to say that almost everyone was eagerly awaiting his arrival – except for perhaps Bill Zloch. Zloch was slated to be the starting quarterback for the Goshawks and had been the quarterback for Notre Dame during his college days. According to Staubach, when he reported to the team, Zloch told him, “I think I am going to have to find a new position.” He switched to wide receiver and, ironically, as a Marine pilot, caught the winning touchdown pass against the Quantico Marines. Staubach said that the Goshawks had not beaten the Marines until that 1967 team. Like Zloch, most of the players on the team had played college football prior to joining the military. According to Tom McCracken, one of Staubach’s team mates and a long-time friend, a very large proportion of the team was from the Naval Academy. At the time, the Naval Academy was a premiere college team and played one of the more difficult schedules in college football. However, colleges like Oklahoma, Virginia, UCLA, Illinois, Iowa and

Navy quarterback Roger Staubach

Clemson dotted the roster as well. Although the competition was fierce, no one doubted what the true priority was. “You had a job there to do and football was secondary,” Staubach remembered. “We practiced about an hour and a half most every day, but that wasn’t the primary role. Working for supply on the base was a big job.” Tryouts began in July and carried through the second week of August, although Staubach missed the first two weeks of practice due to his transfer from Vietnam. The schedule commenced Sept. 9 with a slate that included McNeese State, Middle Tennessee, Southwestern Louisiana, Southeastern Louisiana, Youngstown University, and the Quantico Marines among others. The players would meet at 4:30 p.m. at Kane Field onboard NAS Pensacola for practice. McCracken remembers, that the 6 p.m. stop time was rarely enough for Staubach who would pull him aside from the second team and throw routes. “He would continue throwing to me after practice, and when I would lay there and couldn’t move any more, he would continue throwing,” McCracken said. Even so, after about a two-year layoff, the quarterback was not fully in football shape and although he led them to victory in the first game, he was injured early in the season and missed two consecutive losses to Northwestern and Southwestern Louisiana. He returned midway through the season on a gimpy ankle and still led the team to wins over Youngstown University, Quantico, Lincoln University and Mexico Polytechnic to salvage a winning 6-4 season. Staubach went into the offseason driven to be better in 1968. McCracken, who quickly turned into best friends with the Academy grad through the 1967 season emphasized that you could tell he was a special player by his attitude. “He was a winner. He never

felt like the team was out of a game,” he said. “We practiced together throughout the offseason, and no matter what we were doing, he had to do at least one more than me.” The work also prepared Staubach for his tryout with the Dallas Cowboys. He took time off from the Navy and traveled to Thousand Oaks, Calif. to the Cowboy’s rookie training camp. He remembers feeling “pretty good” after the camp, and recalls Coach Landry saying “he was looking forward to having me back.” In addition to some high hopes following the camp, Staubach returned to Pensacola with one other “secret weapon.” Landry had let him keep the Cowboys playbook to study. The legendary VP of player personnel for the Cowboys, Gil Brandt, told Staubach that he just received “a great vote of confidence.” Armed with some advanced new offensive artillery, Staubach took over as the quarterback coach for the Goshawks, which strangely enough is the only QB coach he ever had according to McCracken. The Naval Academy and the Cowboys had no designated position coach while he played. The Goshawks ’68 season was shaping up to be an impressive one with high pedigree players including wide receiver Steve Dundas who had been drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals football team, linebacker Don Downing who was named to the All-East team in 1965 and 66, NAIAAll American Keith Collins at defensive tackle, small college All American Jeff Dalluge at another linebacker spot and UCLA defensive end Mike Roof who made the All-West team in college. The team tuned up with a preseason victory over Troy State University and then reeled off four straight victories over East Central Oklahoma, Quantico, Middle Tennessee State, Youngstown State, as well as then avenging 1967 losses to Southeastern Louisiana and Southwestern Louisiana. “Coach Landry was an offensive genius,” McCracken remembered. “Our playbook was so far ahead of the defenses we played, we were able to have guys uncovered before the defense knew what happened. We were running the Cowboys’ playbook with the greatest college quarterback of his time.” At Youngstown State, Staubach threw for the most yards he had ever passed in a game – 452. A defense who was led by defensive tackle Ed O’Neill, more famous today as the patriarch in the “Modern Family” and “Married with Children” television series. Dur-

ing a “Tonight Show” broadcast, he supposedly quipped to Jay Leno that “the Goshawks receivers looked like they were renting condos in the end zone.” Unfortunately, the perfect season came crashing to an end when the hazard that affects any type of military team intruded on the stellar season. Players had to transfer to new duty stations. Many players were student aviators and when they completed training they needed to move on for further training. It was rare to have players for more than one season. However, unlike the norm when one or two would transfer at a time, McCracken remembers that 10-12 players were recalled at once. “We lost all our Marines at one time,” he said. “We had to recruit players just to field a team, and the offense was too complex to pick up in a week.” The team lost two of its final three games and finished 7-2. Regardless of how the season ended, for Staubach it reenergized his love for the game and solidified his decision to resign from the Navy and pursue his football career. “I didn’t know if I would leave the service at that time,” he said. “I came back and had a real good year and felt like I was back to myself. After that season I realized I really wanted to play again. I truly enjoyed my service and would have stayed longer otherwise. The two years on the Goshawks squad are mostly lost in the annals of football history, wedged as they are, in between a Heisman career at the academy and a Hall of Fame career with two Super Bowl rings on display. Pensacola turned out to be the right place at the right time for the academy grad. He was able to continue his service to the nation, grow his family and return to the game he loved. Staubach and his family are firmly entrenched in Dallas now, but he admits that “the area brings back some good memories for us.” Staubach completed his tour of duty at NAS Pensacola and resigned his commission in time to participate in the Cowboys training camp – leading up to that important moment against the Cardinals. As a 27-year old rookie in the NFL, the route he took to football stardom was certainly convoluted. Staubach’s military background would be considered a hindrance in most circumstances, but there was at least one lesson learned that he credits to this day with forming his tremendous legacy. And he still has a firm passion for the uniformed services today. “I admire those who serve on the front lines,” he said. “I am proud I served and was fortunate to be associated with a lot of great people during my time in the military.”



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Navy hosts motorcycle safety courses to ebb spike in motorcycle-related fatalities By Cathryn Lindsay Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Public Affairs

NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) – With the number of motorcycle-related fatalities for the 2017 fiscal year already surpassing 2016’s fatalities, the Commander of Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Rear Adm. Jack Scorby is reminding Sailors to take advantage of the free, mandatory motorcycle safety courses offered throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. “Our responsibility to our Sailors is 24-hours a day, seven days a week,” Scorby said. “Courses like this are not just a safety issue, they’re a readiness and personal responsibility issue. Sailors are reminded that these courses are mandatory and to take advantage of the tools offered by the Navy to remain safe and successful.” Since October 2016, 18 Sailors and 16 Marines have died in motorcycle-related accidents, according to a Naval Safety Center report. Last fiscal year, the Department of the Navy lost 12 Sailors and 13 Marines to motorcycle-related incidents. To help prevent more incidents, the Navy offers courses to teach service members motorcycle safety and responsible riding. “Coming to the motorcycle safety courses sets the rider up for success,” Naval Station Norfolk Director of Safety Mike Lucas said. “What we try and do is let the riders bring their own motorcycles and give them instruction on how to

stop, how to turn, how to operate the bike, how to maintain balance over different obstacles and give them the survival skills they will need out there on the street.” The Navy offers Sailors, Marines and Department of Defense civilians frequent motorcycle safety courses, designed to help riders develop and maintain the skills needed to safely operate a motorcycle. The 16-hour Basic Rider Course is mandatory for all active duty Sailors who plan to operate and ride a motorcycle. For riders who have yet to purchase a motorcycle, the course has several medium-sized bikes for riders to train with during the course, explained Senior Chief Jerrod Morgan, the leading chief petty officer of the Naval Station Norfolk’s Operations Department. Riders who have registered for the course are allowed to ride onbase while they are getting their certification. “I’ve seen a lot of riders throughout my career who don’t know what they’re doing and what they’re getting into,” ITSC Omar Sotelo said. “The course does a good job in showing new riders what (their) limitations are. This course helps give (riders) the tools and develops their skill set so they have that second thought before they start riding at 120 miles per hour.” Riders are required to complete Level II training within 60 days of completion of the Basic Rider Course. Level II training

Sailors gather for a motorcycle safety meet and greet onboard NASP Corry Station. Photo by CTR1(IW/SW) Michael Sumrall II

courses include the military sport bike rider course, the experienced rider course and the advanced rider course, each of which is an eight hour course. Riders are required to complete a Level II course every three years to maintain their on-base access, according to Morgan. “I’ve been riding bikes for seven years now, so I’m used to riding the bike and sometimes forget about the skills I never (need to) use,” Sotelo said during an Aug. 2 Advanced Riders Course onboard Naval Station Norfolk. “This course works on those skills... like emergency breaking and hard cornering. (The course) also refreshes

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buying a motorcycle that they really need to come and experience it for themselves, not just to jump on a bike, attempt to ride and possibly hurt themselves or others,” Morgan explained. “They need to come (to the BRC), learn from experienced instructors and they’ll discover it’s not as easy as it looks, but over time it becomes a learned skill that can become a very fun part of your life.” For more information on the motorcycle safety courses, visit www.navymotorcycle rider.com To learn more about what to expect during a BRC or ARC course, visit www.youtube/ NavyUobGkMg



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Four years, four ranks and farewell Story, photo by Jay Cope NASWF Public Affairs Officer


our years ago, ACAN Alexandrea Coy was fresh out of school, reporting to NAS Whiting Field (NASWF) as her first command and anxious to learn anything she could. Now, she is a seasoned veteran, a recognized front-runner and, unfortunately, preparing for a new adventure out of the Navy. Coy is leaving Northwest Florida to head north back to the wilds of Montana to be with her family. Before she departed, NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau presented her a Navy Achievement Medal, Aug. 10, to acknowledge the command’s recognition of her hard work and superlative accomplishments. The certificate read, in part: “Petty Officer Coy’s managerial expertise and superb leadership helped guide her 23 member watch team through the safe execution of over 263,000 flight operations which yielded 93 professional qualifications, 31 supervisor designations, and 1,451 new aviator designations.” However, her final

award is only part of the story, as she has been viewed as a top Sailor throughout her tour. Starting her tour as the most junior air traffic controller onboard, she matured quickly as a leader. She held the assistant section leader position as a second class when the billet is normally held by senior first class petty officers, served as the facility watch supervisor managing nearly 167,000 air traffic operations and helped train and instruct to achieve more than 600 air traffic control personnel qualifications. Her impact was felt throughout the command as she also succeeded in multiple collateral duties such as assistant command fitness leader, assistant radar instructor, assistant Airfield Vehicle Operator

Course (AVOC) manager and more. Coy has also performed the national anthem at numerous change of command and retirement ceremonies, treating command personnel, families, and guests with her singing voice. The local community has benefitted as well from her impressive talents as she has served as an assistant coach for the Jay 9U Softball Team and volunteered in support of the local cub scout pack. Coy’s most impressive achievement however could be the simple fact that her performance was matched by her rapid advancements. During her single four-year tour she advanced to third class, second class and first class in rapid succession, a feat Air Traffic Control Officer

ACAN Alexandrea Coy receives a Navy Achievement Medal from Naval Air Station Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau.

Lt. Jeffrey Smith says he has only heard of being accomplished one other time during his career by an air traffic controller. “I am awed to see one of ours achieve a remarkable accomplishment as AC1 Coy did,” he said. “We are lucky in that there are many controllers at NAS Whiting Field who

are high-level performers, but to see AC1 show up day-in and day-out, unwavering in her commitment and completely focused and dedicated to her team while achieving so many designated appointments of responsibility, was truly inspiring.” Bahlau remembered that Coy was the first Jun-

Back to school bash onboard NAS Whiting Field ... Lead volunteer Teresa Morrell (left), life works coordinator from Balfort Beatty, hands out backpacks during the Back to School Bash at the Whiting Pines Community Center Aug. 19. Photo by Ens. Chelsea Dietlin

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POW/MIA luncheon set for Sept. 12 The Pensacola Chapter Freedoms Foundation and the Pensacola Council Navy League will present the 19th annual POW/MIA Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 12 at the Pensacola Yacht Club. The guest speaker will be retired United States Navy CTRCS James Layton a USS Pueblo (AGER-2) POW. Attire will be business casual for civilians and service kahkis for military members. Cost is $20 per person. If you would like to sponsor attendance for active-duty military and/or a table, mail a check to P.O. Box 17486, Pensacola, FL 32522. For more information, call 436-8552 or e-mail navyleagueofus@bellsouth.net.

Charity run at Seville Quarter The Marine Corps League and TEL Staffing and HR are hosting the 34th Annual Semper Fi 5k Charity Run Sept. 9 at 7:30 am at Seville Quarter. All proceeds go directly to Boys and Girls Club of the Emerald Coast, New Horizons of Northwest Florida, Escambia Westgate Schoo, the Miracle League of Pensacola, Gulf Coast Kids House and LEAD Academy of Santa Rosa. Cost is $30 until Sept. 7 and then $35 Sept. 8 and 9. Active-duty military is $20. For registration and more information please go to marinecorpsleaguepenscola.org or www.werunwild.com. For additional information, contact Camila Sharp at camila@werunwild.com

Annual VA golf tournament dates The VII Corps Desert Storm Veterans Association has announced dates for its annual golf tournament, to be held this year Sept. 15, show time at 8 a.m. and tee time at 9 a.m. The tournament will be held at Meadows Farms Golf Course in Locust Grove, Va. This annual tournament funds a scholarship awarded to VII Corps veterans of operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield and to their immediate families. All money raised during the tournment goes to the scholarship fund. Refreshments will be provided during the tournament. The cost is $90 per player. For more information about the tournament and to register, go to e-mail golf.DesertStormVets.org or ciivorpsdsva@gmail.com.

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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.

Event to honor U.S. service in Japan

A special event to honor U.S. service members who served in Japan and their family members is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. The annual Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) event connects past and present service members, families and government civilians who have served in Japan. The Pensacola event is being organized by the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida. Featured speakers at the event include the Honorable Ken Okaniwa, Consul General, Consulate General of Japan in Miami, Fla. and retired Rear Admr. James D. “Jamie” Kelly, former commander, Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ). RSVPs are high encouraged. For more information, e-mail info@jasnwfl.org or call 602-7049.

CREDO workshop announced The Chaplain Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) is offering new workshops in September on the topics of family enrichment (FER) Sept. 8 to 10. To register or for more information, contact Tony Bradford at 452-2093 or e-mail Tony.bradford. ctr@navy.mil.

Annual retired military seminar returns Attention military retirees: Oct. 21 has been selected as the date for the 44th annual Gulf Coast Retired Military Seminar. The resource fair, which provides information on benefits and programs available to retirees and their families, is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Mustin Beach Club at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The guest speaker will be retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Shane Ostrom. He will present a legislative update on military and veterans benefits. For more information, call 452-5618.

Wounded American veteran event WAVE is hosting a day on the bay event Sept. 16, which will feature a ride on private sail or power boats for wounded veterans and an adult guest of their choice. Activities include an opening ceremony with color guard, live entertainment and a complimentary lunch and beverages. The event will being with an onsite check-in at 9 a.m. and the opening ceremony at 10 a.m. Children attending this event must be accompanied by an adult responsible for their conduct. All children under the age of 17 are required to wear a Coast Guard approved PFD at all times while aboard a vessel. Registration is required. Forms can be found at www.navypnsyc.org and www.pensacolayacht

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Volunteers for the 32nd International Coastal Cleanup are encouraged to meet at Lake Frederic, Barrancas Beach, NATTC Beaches, Ski Beach and Blue Angel Park Sept. 17. NAS Pensacola beaches have been adopted by the Pensacola Area CPO Association, NATTC CPO Association, NATTC Aviation Equipment Association, Naval Hospital 2nd Class Association Information Warfare Training Center Corry Petty Officer’s Association, Port Ops, Public Works Department and Blue Angel Recreation Park. You can also contact these organizations to volunteer at their specific location. Bring sunscreen, hats, gloves and water. Families are encouraged to participate. To sign up, call 452-3131 ext 3003/3008/3016.

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Thriller author to visit Pensacola Political thriller author Kyle Mills, the current writer of Vince Flynn’s Mitch Rapp novels, will be hosting a book signing and talk Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. at Barnes and Noble Pensacola. This signing will be the first stop on his book tour promoting his upcoming novel “Enemy of the State,” due to release Sept. 5. Kyle Mills is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of fifteen political thrillers, including “The Survivor” and “Order to Kill” for Vince Flynn and “The Patriot Attack” for Robert Ludlum. He initially found inspiration from his father, the former director of Interpol, and still draws on his contacts in the intelligence community to give his books realism. To preorder Mill’s upcoming novel or for more information on the signing, call 969-9554 or visit www.stores.barnes andnoble.com/store/ 2926. For more information about Mills, visit www.kylemills. 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. • NEX is proud to present a Madden 18 gaming event tomorrow, 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 tomorrow, 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.

JAS hosting World War II event series The The Japan-America Society (JAS) of Northwest Florida will host their Memories and Heroics series Sept. 18 through 23 to commemorate Japanese-Americans during World War II. The events are: • “Memories from the Internment Camps”: stories shared by internees and their families Sept. 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m at the Downtown Library, meeting room B. • “Only the Brave”: The story of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the most decorated unit in Army history, Sept. 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. • “Fred Korematsu In-Service Program”: Designed for teachers with free teaching packets about Korematsu, who fought against Executive Order 9066 and was awarded Presidential Medal of Honor for his civil rights work, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to noon at Spencer Bibbs Learning Center, Rm. 146. For more information about any of these events or to register to attend, visit www.jasnwfl.org.

Counseling available at vet center Active-duty service members who served in a combat or war zone and their family members can get free counseling at the Pensacola Vet Center, 4504 Twin Oaks Drive. The services offered include: • Individual, group and family readjustment counseling to assist active duty service members in making a successful transition from combat to garrison or civilian life. • Post-traumatic stress disorder treatment and help with other related problems that affect functioning within the family, work, school or other areas of everyday life • Military sexual trauma counseling for active duty service members of both genders Active-duty service members will be required to provide documentation by their third visit indicating they have served in a combat or war zone to continue counseling. These services are also available to family members of active duty combat service members and any combat veteran. For more information on Vet Center services, call 456-5886.

Annual Oktoberfest dates and times Oktoberfest will be held Oct. 27 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Mustin Beach Club. A band from Germany will perform at the event. Cost is $45 per person and includes admission, a beer stein to keep and a Bavarian meal. Admission is by advance ticket sales only. Tickets will go on sale the morning of Sept. 5 at the squadron office located in Bldg 1853, first floor, southwest corner. Non DoD guests will need to fill out a security form.

Back-to-school health fair on Aug. 26

The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart will host a back-to-school health fair tomorrow, Aug. 26 from 8 a.m. to noon. The event will include free school immunizations while supplies last and free school entry physicals for kindergarten and first-time Florida students, as well as health screenings, face painting, character greetings and educational information. Availability is limited. Slots are offered on a first-come, firstserved basis. The health fair will be held in the Greenhut Auditorium at Sacred Heart Hospital, located at 5151 N. Ninth Ave. in Pensacola. Guests are advised to use the Ninth Avenue parking garage. For more information, call 416-4368.

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, non-credited refresher courses. The program also helps veterans apply for financial aid and scholarships. Classes are available throughout the year. The VUB office is located in Bldg. 6 at Pensacola State College. For more information or to set up an appointment, call retired Navy CPO Rob Gregg at 484-2068.

Corvette show on Pensacola Beach Join Vette lovers for a welcome dinner and a weekend of fun in the sun on Pensacola Beach at the Miracle Strip Corvette Club’s 15th annual “Vettes at the Beach” Corvette car show, Sept. 8 and 9. A pre-registration and welcome dinner for out-oftown participants will be held Sept. 8 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hemingway’s Bimini Bar on Pensacola Beach. The dinner will be included in the registration process. On Sept. 9, registration will be available from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Individuals interested in registering a vehicle can register for $35 until Aug. 10. Registration after Aug.10 is $45. The form and registration information can be found at www.miracle stripcorvette.com/2017-vettes-at-the-beach/. For more information, go to www.miraclestripcorvette.com or contact Carol with Miracle Strip Corvette Club at carolsg257@bellsouth.net or call 375-6993. For more information about Pensacola Beach, go to www.VisitPensacolaBeach.com.

‘Roast and toast’ invitation Escambia Christian School (ECS) is hosting a “roast and toast” tomororw, Aug. 26 at 5:30 at the ECS gym. The roast will be in honor of Frank and Karen Thomann, who completed more than 50 years of service at Escambia Christian School combined. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information, call 393-6994.

PLT fall class dates announced Pensacola Little Theater has announced a complete list of courses and dates for 2017 fall classes. Classes include improv classes, dance and singing classes, and are for children and adults. For a full list of classes, tuition costs and dates, or to register for a fall class, visit www.pensacolalittletheatre.com/education.

New hours for National Seashore Gulf Islands National Seashore officials announced the change of operating hours for the William M. Colmer Visitor Center at Davis Bayou. The visitor center operating hours will officially be changed to 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. starting Sept. 10. These changes will allow the park the maximize efficiency of the current staffing levels to provide our visitors with consistent, uniform and reliable services. Campers will be served by park staff at the visitor center and campground hosts will assist campers in the campground office. The campground office will be staffed by campground hosts from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week. For more information, visit us at www.nps. gov/guis, or follow Gulf Island NPS on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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This September, National Preparedness Month (NPM) will focus on planning, with an overarching theme “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” We should all take action to prepare. We are all able to help first responders in our community by training how to respond during an emergency and what to do when disaster strikes – where we live, work and visit. The goal of NPM is to increase the overall number of individuals, families and communities that engage in preparedness actions at home, work and business.

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 will 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 is 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








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 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

Do it now. 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 supply kit and developing a family com-


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each family member calls, or emails, the same friend or relative in the event of an emergency. It 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 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 circum-


stances 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. 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


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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 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

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. If you believe the air may be contaminated, drive with your windows and vents closed and

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munications 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.

Jokes & Groaners In case of emergency ‘jokes’ A man rushed into the doctor’s office and shouted, “Doctor, I think I’m shrinking!” The doctor calmly responded, “Now settle down. You’ll just have to be a little patient.” Three doctors are riding in a car together when the car gets a flat tire. They all get out and look at the tire. The first doctor said,“It looks flat.” The second doctor feels the tire and said, “It feels flat.” The third doctor said, “I hear a hissing noise.” Together in agreement, they all nodded their heads.“We’d better run some tests.” 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.” 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.”




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Vietnam vet presented with overdue Air Medal Story, photo by Ens. Clara Navarro NASP Public Affairs


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eran Doug Miles was presented with the Air Medal

Aug. 18 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Cmdr. Jeff Hodges of Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Pensacola did the honors. The Air Medal is awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity in or with the armed forces of the United States, shall have distinguished by meritorious himself achievement while participating in aerial flight. Award of the Air Medal is primarily intended to recognize those personnel who are on current or noncrewmember crewmember flying status which requires them to participate in aerial flight on a regular and frequent basis in the performance of their primary duties. “I am honored to receive my Air Medal from the U.S. Navy with support of two great leaders: Sen. Jeff Sessions and Cmdr. John Bellinger, USN re-

tired, the pilot that I flew with in Vietnam,” said Miles. According to his citation, Miles received his award for “meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight as an aircrewman in patrol aircraft while attached to Patrol Squadron 50, engaged in direct combat support of operations against the enemy in Southeast Asia from 10 October 1965 to 13 September 1966.” Miles served a total of four years in the Navy as an aviation ordnance technician, almost a year of which was spent as a crewmember of the Martin P5 Marlin, a seaplane. Almost forty years later, Miles became a member of the Mariner/Marlin Association (MMA), a

NOSC Pensacola’s Cmdr. Jeff Hodges formally presents the Air Medal to Gulf Coast area Vietnam veteran Doug Miles Aug. 18. His medal’s paperwork had become lost in the award process until it received some recent help.

group dedicated to preserving the history of the Martin seaplanes. It was at a MMA reunion that Miles discovered that all members of his P5 squadron earned the Air Medal. Many of these sailors were never officially awarded the honor due to the chaos of deseaplanes. commissioning Miles took immediate action, filling out all required paperwork and writing to government officials for the next fifteen years in the hope of claiming his medal. Ultimately, it was U.S. Rep. Jeff Sessions who pushed the case through to Washington, D.C., and put Miles in contact with NOSC

Pensacola. The staff there helped set up the award ceremony at the aviation museum, which took place next to the very plane that Miles crewed. Thirteen of Miles’ friends and family were in attendance. Miles added, “After serving two tours for my country in an unpopular political war, dealing with PTSD thereafter with little support from the VA, then 15 years of correspondence with the bureaucracy trying to correct the error, I now after 50 years feel blessed that I have lived to see all this overcome. Now maybe I can help my other crewmates with the same issue. Never give up. Go

Navy.” During his Navy career, Miles also earned the Navy Commendation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, two Bronze Stars and the Vietnam Campaign Medal. He now serves as the MMA president, based in Alabama. The citation’s closing words reflected Miles’ actions. “By his superior professionalism, perseverance and loyal devotion to duty in the face of hazardous flying conditions, Petty Officer Miles reflected great credit upon himself and upheld the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.”


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. 25 at FFSC. Emergencies come in many forms. Be prepared for yourself and your family. • Parenting Children – Toddlers: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 18 (six sessions). • 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. • 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. • Mov.mil Assist: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. One hour of dedicated online walkthrough to set-up your account and make your move seamless. • Base tour: 9 a.m. to noon the first Wednesday of every month. The next one is scheduled for Sept. 6. Learn about the history of Naval Air Station Pensacola and how to get around base.

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,

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

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.

intervention and a 24/7/365 response to non-intimate partner adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services, safety interventions and/or transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim may report to his/her chain-ofcommand, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR VA, SARC or others. NCIS shall be notified by the CO and/or the VA/SARC in unrestricted cases to begin investigation. Investigation results are provided to the offender’s CO for appropriate action/disposition. Restricted reporting allows a victim to have a confidential report, which does not trigger command or law enforcement notification and the victim may have a SAPR VA and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim may disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care professional and/or a chaplain.

• 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. • 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.

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.

their spouses are eligible to attend.

Fresh Start: Quit tobacco now

CREDO Chaplain’s Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast offers retreats enabling 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 tony.bradford.ctr@navy.mil. Upcoming workshops include: • Family Enrichment Retreat: Sept. 8 through Sept. 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 married active-duty servicemembers and

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. Class features a certified FreshStart instructor (American Cancer Society) and is also a registered respiratory therapist with a current Florida license. Classes/individual counseling will be held in Bldg.1500 at NASP. Four sessions, one hour per week. Next class is Aug. 24, 10-11 a.m., Bldg. 1500, Rm. 129. To register, and for more information, call 452-8167.

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 a.m. to 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.

Community Outreach If you are interested in participating in volunteer activities, contact the NASP Community Outreach office. The office tracks volunteer hours. Report your volunteer work to get due recognition. For information, call 452-2532 or e-mail nasp_ comm_outreach@Navy.mil. Ongoing opportunities include: • USO Northwest Florida: The USO supports America’s service members by working to keep them connected to family, home and country. For more information, call 455-8280.

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August 25, 2017




Morale, Welfare and Recreation 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 Burns and Lynn Novick, on Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. in the WSRE Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio at Pensacola State College. “The Vietnam War” is a new 10-part, 18hour documentary film series premiering Sept. 17 on PBS stations nationwide. Episodes will air nightly at 7 p.m. from Sunday–Thursday, 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. “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 farreaching educational outreach and civic engagement campaign to inspire a national conversation. In addition to “The Vietnam War” screening event on Sept. 7, WSRE is encouraging local community engagement 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,” on Friday, 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. In Vietnam, they met more

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.

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

than 20 Vietnamese sons and daughters whose fathers also died in the war. Directed by Istrico, the film captures these powerful encounters along with emotional visits to the sites where the Americans’ fathers died some 50 years ago. Delogne’s goal for the 2 Sides Project is to connect more people similarly affected by the Vietnam War and eventually by more recent wars. According to the organization’s website, an estimated 20,000 Americans and 70,000 Vietnamese lost their fathers in the Vietnam 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 liof public brary television programming, can view the entire series beginning Sept. 17. Visit wsre. org/passport to learn more.

At the movies: NAS Pensacola Portside Cinema FRIDAY

“The Emoji Movie” (2D), (PG), 5 p.m.; “Girls Trip,” (R), 7:30 p.m.; “Dunkirk,” (PG13), 5:30 p.m.; “Atomic Blonde,” (R), 8 p.m.


“The Emoji Movie” (3D), (PG), noon; “Spiderman: Homecoming” (3D), (PG13), 2:30 p.m.; “War for the Planet of the Apes” (3D), (PG13), 5:10 p.m.; “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” (3D), (PG13), 8 p.m.; “Dunkirk,” (PG13), 1 p.m.; “The Emoji Movie” (2D), (PG), 3:30 p.m.; “Atomic Blonde,” (R), 6 p.m.; “Girls Trip,” (R), 8:30 p.m.


“The Emoji Movie” (2D), (PG), noon; “Dunkirk,” (PG13), 2:30 p.m.; “Atomic Blonde,” (R), 5 p.m.; “The Big Sick,” (R), 7:30 p.m.; “Spiderman: Homecoming” (2D), (PG13), 1 p.m.; “War for the Planet of the Apes” (2D), (PG13), 4 p.m.; “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” (2D), (PG13), 7 p.m.




“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” (2D), (PG13), 5 p.m.; “Dunkirk,” (PG13), 7:30 p.m.; “Wish Upon,” (PG13), 5:10 p.m.; “Spiderman: Homecoming” (2D), (PG13), 7:10 p.m.

Liberty activities


“Dunkirk,” (PG13), 5 p.m.; “The Big Sick,” (R), 7:10 p.m.; “The Emoji Movie” (2D), (PG), 5:10 p.m.; “Girls Trip,” (R), 7:30 p.m.


“Wish Upon,” (PG13), 5 p.m.; “War for the Planet of the Apes” (2D), (PG13), 7 p.m.; “Atomic Blonde,” (R), 5:10 p.m.; “Dunkirk,” (PG13), 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

• 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 fundamentals of the • New golf lessons: game while building character. The A.C. Read Golf Club is offering golf lesFirst tee is open sons to “get golf ready” to children ages for the cool spring 5 to 12, with months. The five week classes available course takes just one on Tuesdays or We d n e s d ay s . hour per week to get a full introduction to the Cost is $50 per various aspects of the junior, all MWR game, until you are authorized defully ready to hit the pendents wellinks on your own. come. Call Josh Three sessions beginMeador, PGA, at ning Sept. 11, 14 and for 452-2454 16. Cost is $89 for acmore informative duty, retired and tion. family and $99 for civil• Child sports ians guests. For more program: Lookinformation, call 452ing to get your 2454. young children involved in sports? Start 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 (452-2417). For children ages 5 to 17. For more information, call Sensei Gerome Baldwin at 324-3146 or 457-1421 or 457-1421 or e-mail baldg6@att.net. • Swim Stroke Clinic: Join MWR Aquatics for the 34th annual swim stroke clinic from Sept. 5 through 22. This clinic focuses on techniques for competitive strokes, starts and turns. The clinic takes place Tuesday through Friday at 6 p.m. and is open to all school age children of MWR patrons. Cost is $30 per child. Call the aquatics office for more info at 452-9429. • Hero/villain themed bowling: Break out the capes and costumes for the Corry Bowling Center Heroes and Villains Cosmic Bowling night, Sept. 23 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Prizes awarded for best costume. Cost is $10 and includes bowling and shoes. For more details call 452-3680.

Details: 452-3522 or www.navymwrpensacola.com

Liberty program events at NAS Pensacola and Corry Station target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. You must sign up in advance for off-base trips. For more information, call 452-2372 or go to http://naspensacola-mwr.com.

August 25, 2017



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NAS Pensacola seeking FUN Host Families for HS age foreign exchange students 20172018 academic year. Bring culture Cowboy hats. Two to YOU! Jennifer Stetson, two other 850-857-9534 beaver resist hats, two working straw WantedWanted cowboy hats. $10 for all. 454-9486 LAWN CARE SPRAY TECH full/ Sharp TV/DVD part-time positions! combo. 26 inch. Competitive pay & Seldom used. Enbenefits. Experi- ergy Star rated. $70 ence not necessary firm. 850-476-2868 but preferred (will train). MUST have Lawn mower. 22 valid DL & good inch cut. Looks driving record. Ap- great, cuts great. ply in person M-F $70. 850-456-2989 9:00am-3:30pm (lunch Sofa sleeper excel 12p-1p) at WFL condition queen TURF SERVICES contemp style, 1175 W Detroit Braxton/Culler loBlvd; Pensacola, cal, $885 – NOW FL 32534 $770 (new $2350). Text 850-723-5212, photos avail, cusClassifieds run tom pillows. dhevery Friday! walkrun@aol.com

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LARGE 3 bedroom 3 full bath condo directly on the gulf, close to bases on perdido key. Perfect for 3 flight students. Outdoor pool, heated enclosed pool, hot tub, fitness room, completely furnished, inc. All kitchenware, linens, utilities, cable, wifi, $2700 per month will work with per diem (850)3462222.

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Weekly newspaper for Naval Air Station Pensacola