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Special Tactics Airmen dedicate military freefall to local fallen hero ... If you see parachutes today (Aug. 26) over Pensacola Bay around noon, they are Air Force Special Tactics Airmen who are dedicating a military freefall parachute training jump to honor Staff Sgt. Forrest Sibley, a Pensacola native who was killed in action in Afghanistan.The Airmen will then march alongside Sibley’s family to his burial site at Barrancas National Cemetery to pay their respects. Sibley had served in the Air Force as a combat controller since 2008. In his seven years of service, he received four Bronze Star Medals, once with valor for heroism in combat, as well as a Purple Heart for injuries sustained in combat.

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Navy advancement center hosts chief selectees Story, photo by Ed Barker Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center (NETPDC) Public Affairs

A group of 35 prospective chief petty officers from NAS Pensacola visited the Navy Advancement Center Aug. 22 as part of their transition training from petty officer first class to CPO. The Commanding Officer of the Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center, Capt. Lee Newton, kicked-off the program by stressing the impact the chief selectees will have on their Sailors. “I’m standing here today as the commanding officer of NETPDC because I had good chiefs to lead and inspire me as a petty officer early in my career,” said Newton. “As chiefs, you are charged with leading by example and shaping the fleet of the future.” Newton’s chiefs, senior chiefs and master chiefs at the NAC serve as Military Exam Leaders, and provided the NASP chief selectees detailed insight into the

exam and advancement process; including construction, preparation and factors that combine for a Sailor’s final multiple score. ACC(select)(AW) Leonor Ortegacruz, instructor at the Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) , said as a chief she will be counted on to know the details of the advancement process. “As we go through the transition process, the selectees are learning to think from a different perspective – not focused on ourselves, but focused on taking care of all Sailors; our fellow chiefs, our Sailors and our community,” said Ortegacruz. “Without an understanding of everything that goes into the advancement process, a Sailor can fail to advance or a career can become stalled, so the time spent today at the advancement center is exceptionally beneficial.” HMCS(FMF) James Hill, NAC Military Exam Leader, coordinated the visit by the selectees and hopes they will consider returning as exam subject matter experts after they pin-on See Selects on page 2

NAS Pensacola chief petty officer selectees visited Saufley Field Aug. 22 to learn more about the Navy Enlisted Advancement System. Chiefs assigned to the Navy Advancement Center provided briefs and gave the selectees a tour of the exam answer sheet scanning center. (Above) HMCS James Hill gives selectees a chance to see the machine that scans each exam answer sheet sent in from commands worldwide.

NASP marks 500 days without alcohol-related incident From Naval Air Station Pensacola Public Affairs

NAS Pensacola celebrated a milestone of more than 500 days free of alcohol-related incidents (ARI) in a cake cutting ceremony Aug. 19 at command headquarters, Bldg. 1500. The NASP Commanding Officer, Capt. Christopher Martin, congratulated his Sailors and expressed

his pride and amazement. “This is unprecedented,” he said. “This is unlike anything I have seen in my 32 years in the Navy. You guys are setting the bar, and you are setting the bar high for the rest of the base in being responsible in what you do both on and off duty.” The Command Drug and Alcohol Program Adviser (DAPA), RPCS

Melanise Bradley, also praised the accomplishment. “Thank you guys for making my job as the DAPA so much easier,” she said. “This is so exciting and it is because of you guys, and I really, really appreciate it,” she said. “Keep up the

good work.” The handmade tally board has been on display on the quarterdeck at NASP headquarters for several years, but this is the first time that the 500-day mark has been reached. Programs from Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse

NASP service members volunteer for local school programs Story, photo by Mike O’Connor Gosport Associate Editor

More than 30 NAS Pensacola service members attended a meeting with Escambia County School District officials Aug. 23 to learn how military volunteers can help improve the lives of children in the community. Officers and enlisted personnel representing the Navy, Air Force and Marines met with Escambia County School District Coordinator of Community Involvement Programs Jo McArthur, Project Director Mentor Program Sally Bergosh and former volunteer, Navy veteran Dennis Mills. The meeting was facilitated by NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Martin and NASP Executive Officer Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez, who intro-

NASP CO Capt. Christopher Martin meets with Escambia County school officials and military volunteers at an Aug. 23 meeting to direct the base’s volunteer efforts. Mentors are being sought to help area school children.

duced the speakers and answered questions. Martin believes service members can be successful role models for children. “Let’s think about ways we can change and transform the lives of some of these schoolchildren,” he

told the group. The CO became concerned recently after reading a local news story about a “report card” for local schools and the grades they received. Martin consulted with Dominguez and soon See Volunteers on page 2

Prevention help Sailors be responsible with alcohol and assist some with alcoholism and recovery. Programs such as “Keep What You’ve Earned” and “Who Will Stand Your Watch,” encourage responsible drinking among Sailors by celebrating the achievements in their Navy careers and educate Sailors about the consequences of poor decisions regarding alco-

hol. For more information on Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention (NADAP) programs, go to http:// www. public. navy. mil/ bupers-npc/ support/ 21st_Century_Sailor/ nadap/Pages/default2.aspx. For more news from NAS Pensacola, go to http://www.cnic.navy.mil/r egions/cnrse/installations/nas_pensacola.html.

Food collection drive underway The 2016 Feds Feed Families started June 1 and continues through Aug. 31. Non-perishable food donations can be placed in collection boxes around the base and at the NASP Commissary, 5800 West Highway 98. Boxes are also available at various commands around including at NAS Pensacola Command Headquarters, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Hospital Pensacola and NASP Corry Station. For more information on the campaign, go to www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome? navid=feds-feed-families. For details on drop-off locations or other local information, contact the NASP Chaplain’s Office at 452-2341.

Voting: Primary Election Day Aug. 30 Don’t forget to cast your ballot on Primary Election Day, Aug 30. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Florida is a closed primary state, so voters may only vote for candidates in their party of registration unless there is a universal primary contest, a nonpartisan contest, or other issue on the ballot. Voters are reminded to bring their photo and signature ID to the polls. For more information, call 595-3900 or go to EscambiaVotes.com.

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When the Navy College office closes, how do I pursue my educational goals? By Ed Barker Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center (NETPDC) Public Affairs

With the announcement of theclosingsof16statesideNavy CollegeOfficesonOct.1ofthis year, and the remaining four (Norfolk,Virginia,SanDiego, California, Jacksonville, Fla., andKitsap,Wash.)closingby Oct.12017,manySailorsare asking how they will start or continuetheireducation. AfterOct.1,themajorityof Voluntary Education (VolEd) services in the Continental UnitedStateswillbeprovided bytheeducationcounselorsat the Navy College Program’s Virtual Education Center (VEC).  According to Ernest D’Antonio, Naval Education andTrainingProfessionalDevelopmentCenter’sVolEdprogram director, the goal of restructuringservicedeliveryis to provide Sailors the educational tools and information when and where they need it. TheVECcallcenterhoursare from5a.m.to8p.m.Monday Selects from page 1

theirchief’sanchors. “Wedependonourfleet SMEs to determine the contentoftheE-4– E-7 rating advancement exams,” said Hill. “They’ve been given the detailsoftheadvancement centerandprocesstodayin theirselecteetraining,but they can build on that knowledge by returning forafewweeksandplayingavitalroleintheexam constructionprocess–and alsotakingthatincreased knowledge back to the fleet.” NETPDC, located at Saufley Field Pensacola, provides products and services that enable and enhanceeducation,training, career development, and personnel advancementthroughouttheNavy. Primary elements of the command include the NavyAdvancementCenter,NavyVoluntaryEducationandtheResources ManagementDepartment. GetthelatestinformationonNavyenlistedadvancementbyvisitingthe NavyAdvancementCenter on Facebook: https:// www.facebook.com/NavyAdvancement-Center213190711299 . Additionalinformation abouttheNavalEducation andTrainingProfessional Development Center can befoundviahttps://www. netc.navy.mil/netc/net-

through Friday and may be reachedbycalling:(877)8381659orDSN492-4684,orbyemailatVEC@navy.mil. “This new VolEd structurewillmake educationalprograms,includi n g counseling, tuitionassistance and testing servicesaccessible forallSailorsin the continental UnitedStatesthrough acombinationofself-serviceandvirtualservices,”said D’Antonio.  “The colleges themselveswillstillhaveaccess tobasesforteachingcoursesand counselingstudents.” ThePensacolaNavyCollege officewillcloseonOct.1,but academicinstitutionswithpartnership agreements will continuetoprovideservicesasthey haveinthepast.Currently,Pensacolaisservedby:Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Southern Illinois University; CoastlineCommunityCollege;

and Pensacola State College (WhitingField). ThefourNCOsstayingopen untilOctober2017willcontinue to provide full services,including counselingand testing, until theyclose. Most of the current steps in the V o l E d process will not change under the new delivery service model.  Sailors are expected,bothnowandinthefuture,totalkwiththeirchainof commandaboutpursinganeducationprogram;researcheducation programs via the Navy College Program website and theDefenseActivityforNonTraditional Education Support (DANTES)website,including completing information modules such as the DANTES Higher Education Preparatory Course and/orTA Decide; receivecounselingfromaNavy College Program education

counselor; work with an approvedacademicinstitutionto developaneducationanddegree plan;meetallNavyeligibilityrequirementstouseTA,including completion of Navy WebTA trainingandTAapplicationsthat willbeapprovedbytheSailor’s command; and successfully complete their academic courses. TheMyEducationportalon the Navy College website is available24/7forSailorstoestablish and monitor their accounts,ensuretheirdegreeplans arecurrentandverifytheyhave receivededucationcounseling. Academic institutions requestingaccesstoNavyinstal-

lations are required to use the U.S.AirForceAcademicInstitutionBaseAccessPortaltorequest visitation for student interaction, education fairs, Morale,WelfareandRecreation events,sponsorship,command visits, etc.  The portal can be foundontheinternetvia: https:// aiportal. acc.af.mil/aiportal/ . Additionalinformationmaybe foundontheNavyCollegeProgramwebsite’s“BaseAccess” pageat:https:// www. navy college. navy. mil/ base_ access_info.html . Formoreinformationonthe NavyCollegeProgramandthe Virtual Education Center visit https:// www. navy college. navy.mil/ . FollowNavyVoluntaryEducation on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/Navy VoluntaryEducation/. Additionalinformationabout theNavalEducationandTraining Professional Development Center can be found via https://www.netc.navy.mil/netc/n etpdc/Default.htm . For more on Navy College closing, see Gosport page A5.

Names sought for NASP’s Gold Star program in September From staff reports

NAS Pensacola Fleet and Family SupportCenter(FFSC),incooperation withtheNationalNavalAviationMuseum(NNAM),willconducttheBells AcrossAmericaforFallenServiceMembersceremonySept. 22at11a.m.attheNNAM. The event is a national programthatremembersand celebratesthelivesoffallen service members. The ceremonyisbeingconductedsimultaneously across the nation and the namesofourfallenheroeswillberead aloud.Foreachname,abellisstruck onetime.FilmmakerJillHubbswill betheguestspeaker.Hubbsrecently produced the documentary “They Were Our Fathers,” in which she sharestheexperiencesofthosewhose fathersdiedinVietnamaswellasher personalexperienceoflosingherfather.

TheNavyGoldStarProgramserves thefamiliesofallwhodiedonactive duty,regardlessofbranchofserviceor cause of death. The program serves survivorsbyprovidingsupport,informationandservicesaslongasthey desire. FFSC is asking all Gold StarSurvivorstoparticipate inthiseventandisactively solicitingnamesofthosein the local area whose survivorswishthemtoberecognized during the ceremony. Anyone whose family member died whileonactivedutyisaskedtocontact Kathy Sims at 452-4277 or Kathy.sims@navy.mil.Providename, rankanddateofdeathofthedecedent andtheGoldStarfamilyrelationship. Aphotographwillalsoberequestedto be respectfully displayed during the event. Forfurtherinformation,callSimsat 452-4277.

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aftercommunicatedwithMcArthur,which ledtoabase-widecallformilitaryvolunteers. Inherpresentation,McArthurnotedEscambiaCountyhasalargeschooldistrict, about42,000students,andarelativelyhigh povertyrate.Sheofferedthemilitarymembersahostofvolunteeringpossibilities,such asmentoring,adoptingaschooltoprovide support,actingas“lunchbuddies,”helping with reading, STEM studies, book clubs, mathandmore. “Yourepresentthatconsistentrolemodel, perhapsforthefirsttimeformanyofthese students,”McArthursaid.“Ifwegetyou

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Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Martin threw out the first pitch at a Pensacola Blue Wahoos game Aug. 22. The Wahoos went on to win 8-5 over the Mobile Bay Bears. Photo from Blue Wahoos

pairedupone-on-onewithastudent,whata differencethatcanmake.” The need for mentors in the county’s Youth Motivator Mentoring Program is strong.“Researchshowsthatiftheyhavea responsibleadultintheirlife,ithelpsthem long-termintheirbehaviorandalltheway around,”sheadded. Volunteerhelpforschoolchildrencantake manyforms.“It’snotnecessarilyteachingor tutoring,” Bergosh said. “Sometimes they needafriend;someonetotalktoandshare. Someonetoask,‘Whatdoyouwanttobe when you grow up?’ Or ‘What are your goals?’...Youcanbringalottothetable.” Notingthattransportationcanbeanissue, McArthurprovidedalistofsevenschoolslo-

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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.

NASP CO throws out first pitch... NAS

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,

catedwithinfivemilesofthebase,andseveralothersjustslightlyfurther.“Wewantto makeiteasyforyoutovolunteer;wecanreallyuseyourhelp.Youhaveagreatresource here,andweneedyou,”shesaid.“Thereare lotsofwaysyoucanhelp.” NASPpersonnelhavebeeninvolvedwith theschoolprogramsinthepast.QM1Angel Herrera,whoattendedthemeeting,worked withastudentfromJimC.BaileyMiddle Schoollastyear.Hesaiditwasapositiveexperienceandhebelievedthestudentbenefitedfromtheinteraction. For more information on volunteering withlocalschools,callNASPCommunity Outreach at 452-2532 or e-mail NASP_ Comm_Outreach@navy.mil.

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Young Marines of Pensacola: A reason to be inspired Photo, commentary by Michael Roberts

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s I age and realize I am now closer to the end than the beginning, I find myself guilty of watching too much news coverage and letting negative current events turn me into the salty, crusty, old man that I swore I would never become. Too many experiences, too many heartaches, too much of everything I guess. It is easy to become cynical and jaded when you allow the world to beat you down. I am often reminded of how things used to be, and like those before me, I think, like them, that things were better back in the good old days. The truth of it is, the “good old days” weren’t always good and I am very happy to report that my faith in mankind and our military has to some degree, been restored. Recently my two youngest sons Nick and Jesse, who are 9 and 10 years old, joined the Young Marines of Pensacola and it has been a true blessing to my family. I was 9 years old when someone very special to my life came along and spent time with me, teaching

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me how to set up a camp, build a fire, and share with me the right way to respect nature. I left a very strong impression on me and when I was older I excelled in the military, as a state trooper, and then as a private security contractor in the Middle East. This person was the spark that caused a fire. I have had many adventures and been around the world a few times because of what started back then. Part of what makes the Young Marines of Pensacola so successful is the leadership factor. The Young Marines are carefully guided by the unit commander, retired U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Pete Belanger, and his all-volunteer supporting officers including

Retired U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Pete Belanger is the unit commander of the Young Marines of Pensacola.

executive officer, retired Staff Sgt. Clifford Zack; adjutant, Shirley Belanger; and paymaster Pennye Nelson. Other volunteers include Dr. John VanOstenbridge, James Morell, Samantha Holmes, Megan Walters and Mike Matthews. Belanger and his staff have dedicated countless weekends to the development of the program and countless hours to each Young Marine in their care. Belanger believes in talking to the children about important thing such as drug and alcohol addiction, safety, respect, community and civic pride. He often arranges for

special guest speakers and outings for the Young Marines. To say that he does what he can to help children would be like saying that the Blue Angels can fly in a formation. The other thing that has been such a joy is bringing the boys to Naval Air Station Pensacola a couple of times a month and interacting with the active-duty students there. The Marines and Sailors they have been able to meet have inspired them to be more and ask more of themselves. When we have come in contact with them, they have been respectful, kind, and generous with their time.

To them I say, thank you for your service and your sacrifice. You are truly the best America has to offer and the greatest hope for freedom depends on you. While the world outside may change and become something that gives us reason for concern, it is nice to know that you are here, training, learning, growing, and protecting us from those who would destroy us given the opportunity. I sleep better after speaking with you and observing the way you interact with the Young Marines. The fine line between chaos and order is the fact that you exist and the world knows it. We pray for your safety and well being and respect every one of you. We are teaching our Young Marines to uphold the traditions and honorable conduct that makes America great. Thank you for the moments you give them. They are watching you, and one day, who knows? They may be the Marine or Sailor to your left or right, or maybe, they will renew your faith, as you have renewed mine. For more information about the Young Marines of Pensacola, go to http://ymop 2007.com.

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The science of history helps uncover the story of a Marine’s World War II rifle From Naval History and Heritage Command, Underwater Archaeology Branch

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ASHINGTON (NNS) – The Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) Underwater Archaeology Branch recently began an assessment of a M-1 Garand rifle used by U.S. Marine Corps raiders during the Makin Island raid in World War II. The Makin M-1 was originally discovered in 1999, when the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command’s Central Identification Laboratory Hawaii (CILHI) returned to Makin Island to relocate, recover and repatriate the remains of the Marines who died there. The raid, which took place Aug. 17-18, 1942, destroyed enemy radio communication points, fuel, military stores and helped divert attention from the 1st Marine Division landing on Guadalcanal. During the raid, which was remarkably launched from the submarines USS Nautilus (SS 168) and USS Argonaut (SM 1), 19 Marines from the 2nd Raider Battalion lost their lives and were buried together on Makin Island. The rifle was discovered in the grave and returned to CILHI before its eventual transfer to the Raiders Museum located at Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCBQ).

After more than 50 years buried in a wet environment, the Makin M-1 displays significant surface concretions, corrosion and physical damage. Curators at the National Museum of the Marine Corps (NMMC) reached out to archaeological conservators at the NHHC Underwater Archaeology Branch to perform an assessment of the artifact and help ascertain its stability. Prior to transportation of the Makin M-1 to the NHHC Archaeology & Conservation Laboratory at the Washington Navy Yard, the USMC Explosive Ordnance Disposal team at MCBQ inspected the rifle interior to ensure it contained no live ammunition. Conservators then performed a detailed examination of the Makin M-1, documented its current condition, and are now developing treatment plans to address its immediate and long-term preservation. The M-1 Garand is a .30

Kate Morrand, an archaeological conservator at Naval History and Heritage Command’s (NHHC) Underwater Archaeology Branch, displays an M-1 Garand rifle used by U.S. Marine Corps Raiders during the World War II attack on Japanese military forces on Makin Island. Due to the rifle’s significant surface concretions, corrosion and other physical damage, NHHC Underwater Archaeology Branch is performing an assessment of the artifacts stability. Photo by Arif Patani

caliber semi-automatic rifle, which lent a significant advantage to U.S. troops during World War II and marked the first time semi-automatic rifles were generally issued to the U.S. military for use in combat. The M-1 Garand is equipped with a gas cylinder located beneath the barrel. Gas pressure produced when firing a round traveled back through the gas cylinder to drive the piston and operating rod back, eject the empty cartridge case and push the next

round from the clip into the chamber. This auto-reload system allowed for reliable, quick fire capability and reduced recoil which helped maintain accuracy. In addition to being an important piece of U.S. military history, the Makin M-1 is also particularly significant for the Marine Corps as it was used in one of the earliest engagements of Marine Corps raiders in the Pacific. NHHC, located at the Washington Navy Yard, is re-

Navy announces adjustments to time-in-grade waiver policy By Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs

WASHINGTON (NNS) – The Navy announced an update to the policy for commanders and captains with at least 24 months time-in- grade (TIG) to request a waiver to retire at their current rank before completing their 36 month time-ingrade commitment in NavAdmin 182/16 Aug. 17. Rather than a blanket authorization for officer communities to forward a TIG request to the chief of naval personnel for approval determination as outlined in NavAdmin 371/08, now every officer community will decide if TIG requests can be supported and only forward a request for consideration if community health would allow the early loss of that officer. However, hardship or special circum-

stance cases may be considered for all communities on a case-by-case basis. The message also provides guidance on when an applicant should include a nextlower-grade (NLG) waiver request in the TIG waiver application. NLG waivers provide the option to retire at the next lower grade rather than the current rank. Navy Personnel Command (NPC) may authorize an officer to be retired the lower grade if they do not meet the time-in-grade requirement. A spreadsheet of communities accepting TIG and NLG waivers is posted at www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/officer/communitymanagers/pages/officer-retirement-waivers.aspx, click on Force Shaping Lever Chart to download the spreadsheet. This information will be updated by community managers as needed. Officers are expected to meet their serv-

ice obligations unless a TIG or NLG waiver is approved. Retirement, TIG and NLG waiver requests for active component commanders and captains are made through NPC Officer Retirements Branch (PERS-835) by calling (901) 874-3180/3183 (DSN 8823180), or e-mailing pers_835_retirements@navy.mil. Reserve officers will submit their requests through NPC’s deputy director for Reserve Personnel Administration (PERS91B) by calling (901) 874-4482/4483 (DSN 882-4483). For more information, read NavAdmin 182/16 at www.npc.navy.mil. For more information, visit http:// www. navy.mil, http:// www. facebook. com/ usnavy, or http:// www. twitter. com/ usnavy. For more news from Chief of Naval Personnel, visit www. navy. mil/local/cnp/.

sponsible for the preservation, analysis, and dissemination of U.S. naval history and heritage. It provides the knowledge foundation for the Navy by maintaining historically relevant resources and products that reflect the Navy’s unique and enduring contributions through the nation’s history, and supports the fleet by assisting with and delivering professional research, analysis, and interpretive services. NHHC is composed of many activities including the Navy Department Library, the Navy Operational Archives, the Navy art and artifact collections, underwater archeology, Navy histories, nine museums, USS Constitution repair facility and the historic ship Nautilus. For more information, visit http:// www. navy.mil, http:// www. facebook. com/ usnavy, or http:// www. twitter. com/ usnavy. For more news from Naval History and Heritage Command, visit http:// www. navy. mil/ local/ navhist/, http://www. facebook. com/ usn history/, http:// twitter. com/ USNHistory/, http:// usnhistory. navylive. dodlive. mil/, http://www.flickr. com/photos/ usnhistory/ or http:// www. instagram. com/usnhistory/.


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Our local Navy College is closing: What you need to know From Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center

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ommencing Oct. 1, most Voluntary Education (VolEd) services in the continental United States will be provided by the education counselors at the Navy College Program’s Virtual Education Center (VEC). The goal of restructuring voluntary education service delivery is to provide educational services to Sailors whenever they need it, wherever they are, using the tools today’s Sailors already leverage for many functions in their personal and professional lives. For detailed information on Navy VolEd opportunities, visit the MyEducation portal on the Navy College Program website https:// www. navy college. navy. mil/. The portal is available 24/7 for Sailors to obtain Navy College Program updates and information, establish and monitor their accounts, ensure their degree plans are current and verify they have received education counseling. Despite the closing of the Navy College office, most steps to get tuition assistance and education counseling will not change – most of the current

steps in the VolEd process will not change under the new service delivery model. Sailors are expected, both now and in the future, to talk with their chain of command about pursuing an education program; research education programs via the Navy College Program website and the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) website; complete information modules such as the DANTES Higher Education Preparatory Course and/or TA Decide; receive counseling from a Navy College Program education counselor (by contacting the Navy’s Virtual Education Center); work with an approved academic institution to develop an education and degree plan; meet all Navy eligibility requirements to use TA including completion of Navy WebTA training and TA applications that will be approved by the Sailor’s com-

Ken Spradlin, Navy College Office (NCO) Pensacola Educational Services Specialist, helps Ens. Shereka Riley from Naval Aviation Schools Command at one of the testing stations in the NCO. File photo by Ed Barker

mand; and successfully complete their academic courses. DANTES pays for ACT/SAT testing – Beginning Sept. 1, Navy College offices in CONUS will cease administering the ACT and SAT exams. ACT/ SAT testing is supported by the Defense Activity for NonTraditional Education Support (DANTES), and July 1, DANTES implemented an online process to reimburse Service Members taking an ACT or SAT test off-base. Service members will need to register to take an ACT or SAT exam at a local college or high school on one of the six national ACT/SAT exam dates, and then request reimbursement through DANTES. For more information, visit the

DANTES website at http:// www. dantes. doded.mil. CLEP/DSST testing is available at National Test Centers – CLEP and DSST testing is supported by the De-

fense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES). DANTES funds one attempt per exam title for

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Pure Praxis brings SAPR message to NAS Whiting Field Story, photo by Jamie Link NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs

The entertainment aspect of the performing arts is well developed and the theatrical representations recreated on stage have an enduring appeal. So when talented actors and actresses step onto the stage, it garners far more attention than a PowerPoint presentation or standard training video. Using the power of performance to hit home the need for education and intervention in regards to the evils of sexual assault is the purpose of the social theater group Pure Praxis. The group visited NAS Whiting Field (NASWF) July 28 to present a performance education workshop to train base personnel as part of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training. Using participatory engagement, the Pure Praxis team re-recreated difficult real world situations, giving audiences an opportunity to rehearse pro-active responses using improvisational performance. Pure Praxis’ team of skilled facilitators and actor-advocates explored topics that were both complex and sensitive in order to empower audiences to become active bystanders in their own lives. The entirety of every performance was guided by the audiences’ participation, thereby making every show unique. “Pure Praxis is known for its unique

Actors from Pure Praxis, an educational and social theater group, invite participants from the audience on stage to help reenact scenarios during a SAPR event held onboard NAS Whiting Field July 28.

style of performance education. We bring a group of actors and trainers into your community to enlist them to be proactive into making changes. We come in to facilitate that conversation,� William Leonard-Fortes explained. “I think that facilitation is an important word. We’re not telling them what to think. We’re offering them a platform for their thoughts and ideas to come out.� The performance group created scenes relating to sexual assault, harassment, peer pressure of reporting and second victimization (a situation in which the

victims themselves can be ostracized). During pauses in these performance scenarios, audience members were invited to answer questions posed by the group leaders. Audience participation was encouraged throughout the event, as Sailors were invited to come up on stage and change how the scenarios could play out. As the scenarios continued, leaders of the performance group directed questions to the audience. “What do you notice about their body language? Does she have any power in this scene? Why is it affecting him more

personally?� Pure Praxis worked with a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, bystander interventions, sexual assault prevention, domestic violence, re-victimization, harassment, awareness, empathy, sexism and diversity. However, the concepts were based around helping the participants figure out the best way to respond through guided scenarios. “OK, chief, let’s try this scene again and put you in this time, I want you to act out your idea of pulling her out of the situation and asking her if things are OK – Can you give it a try?� LeonardFortes asked. This event is part of a new initiative fostering awareness of sexual assault prevention methods and SAPR programs intended to grow across the Navy. Through creative outreach ideas/methods and increased participation at annual installation training events, the 2016 theme for the SAPR program, “Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know Your Part. Do Your Part,� is strengthened. NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau thanked the group for their efforts following the presentation. “I want to say thank you to everyone for attending and a special thank you to Pure Praxis for coming to Whiting Field,� Bahlau said. “We appreciate you presenting these issues in a different and interesting way.�

NAS Whiting Field takes action for Zika virus prevention Story, photo by Jamie Link NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs

Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) is doing its part to prevent the Zika virus by employing mosquito traps on the installation. The Preventive Medicine Department at Naval Branch Health Clinic Whiting Field will be collecting specific species of mosquitoes and processing them with special collection kits that will be sent out for further evaluation.

The Preventative Medicine Department Naval Branch Health Clinic Whiting Field meets with NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau to discuss Zika virus prevention and mosquito trap maintenance.

The traps are called BG Sentinel and are specifically designed for the mosquitoes that are aggressive day biters. The traps will collect other species of mosqui-

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Baby shower has military mission The March of Dimes will surprise 25 expectant military moms and dads with an educational baby shower from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 26, at the Navarre Conference Center. Gift boxes will be distributed courtesy of the March of Dimes, Philips and other local sponsors. The event will include families represent area bases including NAS Pensacola, NAS Whiting Field, Eglin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field. Pregnancy and newborn health information from the March of Dimes Mission: Healthy Baby program also will be available. Since 2009, the March of Dimes has showered nearly 500 military moms at various bases across the country. The program was designed to address the unique needs of military members who may be stationed far away from the support of family and friends, or who may be actively deployed while their partner is expecting a child at home. Military moms and dads can request Mission: Healthy Baby materials by sending their name and address to missionhealthybaby@marchofdimes.org. For more information, go to marchofdimes.org.

Jazz event includes special honors

Where Are My Sisters (WAMS) is presenting an Inspired to Inspire Evening of Honors and Jazz at 4 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Mustin Beach Club at Naval Air Station Pensacola. “American Idol” finalist La Porsha Renae will be the keynote speaker and she is scheduled to perform. Other performers will include the local jazz band Groove Symphony and Alicia Waters. Ladies and organizations scheduled to be honored include Mamie Hixon, Rishy Studer, Sarah Banner and the Junior League of Pensacola. Tickets are $45, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Favor House or Northwest Florida, a domestic violence center. For more information, contact Terri Marshall at 554-4942 or go to https://www.facebook.com/ Where-Are-My-Sisters-119884781415419.

Mattress sale supports school’s band The band booster fundraising committee is presenting the second annual Mattress Fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 27 at West Florida High School, 2400 Longleaf Drive. The school cafeteria will be transformed into a showroom filled with namebrand mattresses available for up to 50 percent off retail prices. Look for signs and for the few lucky students who get to wear the “mattress suit” while promoting the sale to passersby. For more information, call Joli Jones at cfsmobile@customfundraisingsolutions.com or go to http://bit.ly/beds4jaguarband.

Small business workshops announced

The Florida Small Business Development Center at (FSBDC) at the University of West Florida (UWF) is presenting the following workshops: • “Lunch-N-Learn: Google Places for Business” is scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 31 at Greater Pensacola Chamber, 117 West Garden St. Learn about mobile website design and how to get your business on the map with Google My Business. There is no fee for this workshop, but pre-registration is recommended as seating is limited. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunch. • “Building Financial Projections and Finding Funding Options” workshop 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 7 and Sept. 9 at 9999 University Parkway. A stepby-step approach to calculating your financial framework. The second day of the workshop asks you to consider exactly how you will fund your business. Fee is $60. Pre-registion required. To register, call 474-2528. For more information, go to www.sbdc.uwf.edu and click on “training opportunities.”

Antique Appraisal Fair to be Sept. 3

Pensacola’s own “Antique Roadshow” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 3 at Garth’s Auction House, 3930 Navy Blvd. The Pensacola Historic Preservation Society is sponsoring its 22nd annual Antique Appraisal Fair to support the Quina House Museum. Bring in items to be appraised by area antique dealers. Tickets are $5 per item and $3 for additional items. For more information, contact Beverly Stagg at 393-3091 or Gena Buchanan at 494-9802.

Commissary announces case lot sale The Pensacola Commissary, 5800 West Highway 98, plans to conduct a case lot sale. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16 and 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17. For more information, call 452-6880.

USS Lexington reunion in September

The annual reunion for the USS Lexington (CV 16) is scheduled for Sept. 12-15 in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. All past ship’s company, air wings, Marines and their families are welcome.

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POW/MIA luncheon announced The Pensacola Chapter Freedoms Foundation and the Pensacola Council Navy League will present the 18th annual POW/MIA Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Pensacola Yacht Club. The guest speaker will be Dr. Jeffrey L. Moore, executive director of the Robert E. Mitchell Center for Prisoner of War Studies. He will speak about the history, mission and research for the POW studies at the center. 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 32522-7486. For more information, call 436-8552. For more information, go to usslexington cv16.com or contact Bob Dimonte by e-mail at bobdimo@cox.net or by phone at 492-3483.

NASP event to recognize ombudsmen

Ombudsman Appreciation Day is Sept. 14 and the NAS Pensacola Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) has planned a luncheon to recognize the spouses who volunteer their time in support of military families. The ombudsman appreciation luncheon is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 21 at Mustin Beach Club. Tickets are $14 at the door. Reservation deadline is Sept. 13. For more information or to make reservations, call Paul Maxwell at 452-5618.

Japanese celebration to be Sept. 10

The 2016 Bon Fest is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 10 at Booker T. Washington High School, 6000 College Parkway. The event will feature Japanese food, dancing, fun and activities. The Matsuriza Taiko Drummers from EPCOT Center are scheduled to perform. Admission is free. For more information, contact Kumiko Curtis at 452-9599 or 501-1705 (e-mail, Kumiko.curtis@nexweb.org) or Hatsue Miki at 6024385 (e-mail, hatsuemiki@gmail.com).

Teens take the wheel at driving school Manheim Auto Auction, 6359 North W St., is offering the Tire Rack Street Survival Teen Driving School from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 17. The class is open to licensed and permitted drivers ages 15 to 21. The cost is $75 per student and some insurance companies offer premium discounts to graduates. Forms, schedules and more information can be found online at www.streetsurvival.org.

Job fair scheduled for Oct. 14 at NASP

The NASP Fleet and Family Service Center Transition Assistance Program Job Fair is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 14 at the NASP Gateway Inn Conference Center, Bldg. 3249. The event is for active-duty, retirees, DoD and dependents. Bring your resume and talk to prospective employers. No registration required. For more information, call e-mail Lara Sabanosh or Debra Sampson at NASP_Tamp@navy.mil.

Senior Games to include 23 events

A Family Enrichment Retreat is being offered Sept. 9-11 at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Ala. The retreat is offered by the Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast. The retreat can help families reconnect and strengthen relationships, improve communication, strengthen resiliency, set new goals and become more aware of feelings. Active-duty and members are eligible for retreats (including reservists in an active status). All expenses are paid, but participants are required to provide transportation to and from the event. Registration deadline is today, Aug. 26. For more information or to register, contact CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford by phone at 4522341 or by e-mail at tony.bradford.ctr@navy.mil.

The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department and Humana will present the 2016 Pensacola Senior Games Sept. 10-25. Athletes age 50 and older can compete in 23 events including archery, bocce, horse shoes, bowling, darts, track and field, tennis and swimming. The event is a qualifier for the 25th annual Florida Senior Games to be held Dec. 3-11 in Clearwater. This is also a qualifying year for the 2017 National Senior Games in Birmingham, Ala. A closing ceremony will be held at the Bayview Senior Center from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 25. Participants can register at the Bayview Senior Center, 2000 East Lloyd St. The cost is $10 for the first event. Each additional event costs $1. There are additional fees for golf, bowling and cycling. Volunteers are also needed to help make the Pensacola Senior Games a success. For more information about participating or volunteering, call Cheryl Fox at 912-4109 or go to www.PlayPensacola.com.

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Suicide intervention training available

The Pensacola Area Navy Ball Committee has scheduled a golf tournament for Sept. 9 at A.C. Read Golf Course aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP). Shotgun start is scheduled for noon. Cost is $200 for a team of four or $50 per person. Entry is open to active-duty and retired military as well as DoD and civilian. Sign up at A.C. Read Golf Pro Shop. The deadline is 2 p.m. Sept. 2. For more information on the tournament, e-mail john.carlozzi@navy.mil or call 452-7008. The 2016 Pensacola Area Navy Ball is scheduled for Oct. 15 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. For more information on the ball, go to https://www.facebook.com/pensacolanavyball.

An Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Workshop is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 28-29 at the J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg. 634, NAS Pensacola. The workshop is for anyone who wants to feel more competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. It is open to active-duty, DoD and civilian employees. Registration deadline is Sept. 22. Participation in the full two days is required. For more information, call 452-2341, ext. 5, or email CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford at tony.bradford.ctr@navy.mil.

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Get muddy during run in Gulfport

Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport in Mississippi has scheduled the Seabee Mud Run 2016 for Sept. 10. Check-in begins at 5:30 a.m. and the race begins in heats at 7.a.m. The course is five miles of mud, water, dry obstacles, hills and more mud. There is also a family run that is about 1.5 miles. To register, go to https://register.chronotrack. com/r/19557. Same day registrations will not be available, so sign up early. The run will happen rain or shine and is open to the public. All non-DoD ID card holders must enter through Broad Avenue gate and are subject to search by military working dogs. Bring identification (driver’s license, passport, etc.), valid proof of vehicle insurance and valid vehicle registration for base entry.

Navy League plans to honor spouses The Pensacola Council of the Navy League has scheduled a Spouse Appreciation Luncheon from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Sept. 15 at New World Landing. Active-duty spouses from military commands in the Pensacola area will be honored their outstanding support of their command and it’s mission. Rebecca Bernacchi, spouse of the commanding officer of the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, will be the guest speaker. Tickets will be available at the door. For reservations and/or additional information contact the Pensacola Navy League at 436-8552, (navyleagueofus@bellsouth.net), or Ron Zimmerman at 712-6582 (rzman@cox.net).

German squadron plans Oktoberfest The 2nd German Air Force Training Squadron stationed at Naval Air Station Pensacola will present its annual Oktoberfest Oct. 21 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 $45 and include a German beer stein to take home and a Bavarian meal. A Bavarian band is scheduled to perform. Admission is by advance ticket sale only, and tickets will go on sale Sept. 6 at the squadron’s office on the first floor of the southwest corner of Bldg. 1853. Non DoD guests need to provide their full name and DoB 30 days prior to event. For more information, call 452-2693.

Bowden to speak at chamber meeting

The Greater Pensacola Chamber will welcome former Florida State University (FSU) football coach Bobby Bowden as keynote speaker for its 126th annual meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 14 at Skopelos at New World, 600 S. Palafox St. Door will open at 11 a.m. Bowden will speak about leading successful organizations and life after football. Bowden, who guided FSU to two national championships during his 34-year tenure, is also a NewYorkTimes best selling author with his book, “Called To Coach.” The event will also include the announcement of the 2016-2017 board of directors and awards and recognitions. Admission is $65 for individual members, $75 for individual non-members and $550 for a table of 10. Purchase tickets online at PensacolaChamber.com/Events/Annual-Meeting.

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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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Navy training headquarters honors top Sailors By MCSN Brittany N. Tobin Naval Education and Training Command Public Affairs

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aval Education and Training Command (NETC) recognized its top Sailor and top instructor of quarter during an award ceremony July 26. AT1 Jose A. Muniz Jr. from Devine, Texas, was honored as Instructor of the Quarter (IoQ) and MM1 Alexander W. Lange from Athens, Tenn., received the Sailor of the Quarter (SoQ) award. The honors were presented onboard NAS Pensacola during an all-hands call with Rear Adm. Mike White, commander NETC, with Muniz and Lange present via teleconference. The IoQ and SoQ programs are designed to recognize and reward the performance and dedication of outstanding enlisted Sailors. “It’s nice to be recognized at all levels,” said Muniz, NETC general skills training (GST) instructor. “Kings Bay Learning Site has great chiefs and officers. They tell me I am doing a good job and keep me on the right track, but it’s really nice to see it when the whole command recognizes you.” An IoQ is selected for how they have exemplified Navy core values while on and off duty. “For the past three months Petty Officer Muniz has shown

that his abilities have no boundaries,” said BMCM Johnny R. Ford, supervisor. “His expertise in every topic for Navy Instructor Training Course (NITC) makes it easy for him to connect with students and explain things in a way they fully comprehend. With each graduating class, he constantly receives top-notch remarks on his critiques. His uniformed appearance is impeccable and it exemplifies all that NETC GST means to instill in future instructors.” As a qualified GST instructor and Drug and Alcohol Program Adviser (DAPA), Muniz is responsible for delivering formal leadership training to equip Sailors to think critically, act responsibly and lead proactively to meet global challenges. Muniz is active in the community, volunteering as a youth sports coach, and is part of the Trident Training Facility First Class Petty Officers’ Association. “Rarely in a person’s career are they fortunate enough to encounter a Sailor with the natu-

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ral talent and ability personified by AT1 Muniz,” said NETC East Regional Director, Lt. Cmdr. Armando J. Castellanos, Muniz’s supervisor. “He is intensely motivated and highly dedicated to mission readiness. There is not a better candidate for this prestigious honor.” According to NETC’s SoQ, understanding the people you work with is critical. “If we as leaders can understand someone’s needs, we can provide the support they need to move forward and face the challenges hindering them from succeeding,” Lange said. In addition to directing dayto-day schoolhouse operations, Lange provided DAPA, Command Equal Opportunity (CMEO) and Alcohol and Drug Abuse Management Seminar (ADAMS) training to 100 leaders in the European Command (EUCOM) and Central Command (CENTCOM) areas. As the Learning Site Sigonella,

Sicily CMEO and DAPA course supervisor, he ensured all course changes and updates were incorporated throughout his Learning Site to ensure the appropriate curricula promulgation to the fleet. As Installation Assistant Command Drug and Alcohol Programs Adviser (DAPA) at Sigonella, Lange assisted in the successful implementation of the DAPA’s awareness training for more than 500 Sailors. Additionally, as the installation command financial specialist, he provided individual financial counseling and facilitated numerous classes for personal financial manager training. “Within one year of reporting, M M 1 Lange has met and exceeded my expectations for Sigonella,” said Castellanos, Lange’s supervisor. “He is performing like a seasoned khaki in a high visibility environment.” “I made first class at 23 years old and the first thing I had to learn was that my job and position in the Navy was no longer about me,” said Lange, instructor at NETC’s Learning Site, NAS Sigonella. “My successes and failures were based on my junior Sailors. I had to learn quickly at a very young

age what it meant to be a selfless Sailor. I think that has played a big role in why I have been selected for this award.” Lange continuously provides in-rate training and mentoring to Sailors for their advancement and education goals. “I get rave reviews about his leadership and professionalism,” said Castellanos. “It was evident when he took over as site lead in a forward operating learning site responsible for all curricula delivery to Sailors.” Lange volunteered to support community relations projects, as well as First Class Petty Officer’s Association (FCPOA) events, and as the local high school assistant basketball coach. He also created five A r m e d Forces Network (AFN) Radio spots covering the Thrift Saving Plan, budgeting, taxes, raising financially fit children, and car buying that aired across eight countries to 800,000 listeners. “I make myself available to Sailors, hoping I can make a difference in their lives, just as my chief has done for me,” said Lange. For additional information on the Naval Education and Training Command, visit the NETC website: https:// www. netc. navy.mil.


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ontessori School of Pensacola will present a public lecture by nationally syndicated author and parenting columnist John Rosemond Sept. 8 at the Museum of Commerce, 201 East Zaragoza St. Maria Mitkevicius, the head of the school, said the lecture would be about discipline â&#x20AC;&#x201C; a topic on which Rosemond is a recognized expert. Rosemond is a family psychologist and author of more than a dozen books on parenting. Mitkevicius said many of the authorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s teachings run contrary to some of the more common philosophies of modern parenting, though she added this wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t a bad thing.

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Details What: John Rosemond lecture. When: 7 p.m. Sept. 8, with reception starting at 5:30 p.m. Where: Museum of Commerce, 201 East Zaragoza St. Cost: $20 at the door. To RSVP for the lecture, go to http://bit.ly/2aTnT6G. For more information: go to www.montessoripensacola.com/ or call 469-8138.

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

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“For The Love of Art,” the largest one-person show to hit the Gulf Coast, will open at the Pensacola Museum of Art, 407 S Jefferson St., at 10 a.m. Aug. 30 with a silent auction that will span three days and culminate Sept. 1 with a reception and live auction beginning at 5 p.m. This is sure to be a “blow it out of the water” sale of Nina Fritz’s artwork. More than 600 pieces, including some never seen before works, are coming out of her private collection and will be available for purchase. Fritz, a well-known artist who resides in Pensacola, has been painting most of her life. She began her art training while living in Japan. She went on to study at University of Minnesota at Duluth, then at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. As she and her career military husband traveled the world, she sought out and studied with the best art teachers in each location. Upon return to Pensacola, she opened two galleries on the Florida Gulf Coast; one in the community of Seaside, the other on Pensacola Beach. Fritz has had numerous exhibitions along the Gulf Coast, including the Pensacola Museum of Art. In 1997, Fritz was commissioned by Paramount Pictures to create paintings for the Jim Carrey movie, “The Truman Show,” which was filmed in part in Seaside. Over

This painting by Nina Fritz was featured in her “Sketches of Spain” exhibit last year at the Pensacola Museum of Art.

the years, hundreds of clients have commissioned her work and she has received countless accolades. Additionally, Fritz conducted workshops for years, expanding from the Southeastern United States and internationally to Venice, Italy. Cards, letters and workshop critiques have offered praise for Fritz’s attention to detail, intensive sketching and painting sessions. There will be a number of ways to purchase Fritz’s work – silent auction, “buy it now” op-

tions and live auctions along with mystery boxes. Watercolors, oils, acrylics, mixed medium drawings and giclees are included in the auction, something for everyone and for every budget. The silent auction will run for three days, followed by a reception and auction hosted by local businessman Collier Merrill Sept. 1 starting at 5 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Pensacola Museum of Art. For more information about Fritz, go to www.ninafritz.com.

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“Jason Bourne,” PG-13, 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; “Nerve,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Bad Moms,” R, 8 p.m.

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“Ice Age: Collision Course” (2D), PG-13, noon and 2:30 p.m.; “Jason Bourne,” PG-13, 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; “Ghostbusters” (2D), PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “Star Trek Beyond” (2D), PG-13, 3 p.m.; “Nerve,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Bad Moms,” R, 8 p.m.

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“Ice Age: Collision Course” (2D), PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “Star Trek Beyond” (2D), PG-13, 3 p.m.; “Ghostbusters” (2D), PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Lights Out,” PG-13, 8 p.m.; “The Secret Life of Pets” (2D), PG, noon; “Jason Bourne,” PG-13, 4:30 p.m.; “Bad Moms,” R, 7 p.m.

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“The Secret Life of Pets” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “The Infiltrator,” R, 7 p.m.; “Lights Out,” PG13, 5:30 p.m.; “Ghostbusters” (2D), PG-13, 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

“Ice Age: Collision Course” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Star Trek Beyond” (3D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Nerve,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Bad Moms,” R, 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

“Ice Age: Collision Course” (2D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Jason Bourne,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Star Trek Beyond” (2D), PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates,” R, 7:30 p.m.

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“Lights Out,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Jason Bourne,” PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Nerve,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Bad Moms,” R, 7:30 p.m.

COST Regular: $4 adults, $2 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger

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

Details: 452-3522 or www.naspensacola-mwr.com

• Bushido Sports Judo Club: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at NASP Youth Center, Bldg. 3690 (452-2417). For adults and children ages 5 to 17. $20 per month for adults and $15 per month for children. For more information, call Sensei Gerome Baldwin at 324-3146, 4571421 or 457-1421 (e-mail baldg6@ att.net). • Captain’s Cup Sports: The pro• Swimming ingram offers competitive sports struction: Pensacola opportunities. Eligi- Navy Youth (PNY) ble patrons are ac- Swimming and MWR tive-duty and Aquatics will present spouses, ready re- the 33rd annual stroke servists, DoD per- clinic for school-age manent contracted civilians and dependpersonnel. Each ents from 6 p.m. to 7 registered com- p.m. Tuesday through mand competes to Friday Sept. 6 to Sept. accumulate points. 23 at the NASP Corry Upcoming events Station pool. Children include disc golf at ages 5 and older who 1 p.m. Aug. 30 at can swim the length of Blue Angel Recre- the pool freestyle and ation Center; and backstroke are enkickball at 5 p.m. couraged to come. A Sept. 12 at the $30 registration fee is NASP Corry Sta- required and a formal tion multi-purpose registration must be field. For more in- submitted the first day formation, call 452- at the pool. Parents 4391. must be present the • Day for Kids: first day. For more in10 a.m. to 1 p.m. formation and to place Sept. 17 at the your name on the list, Youth Sports Com- call 452.9429 or PNY plex at NASP Swimming at 554Corry Station. Pre- 0625. sented by Children and Youth Programs. Activities will include carnival booths, bounce houses sno-cones, popcord and knockerball. Admission is free. Open to all authorized MWR patrons. For more information, 452-2417. • Thursday Night Trio: Corry Station Bowling Center. Initial meeting will be 6 p.m. Sept. 1. League play will begin at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8. Teams of three members are allowed. The league will be divided into three- to 11-week rounds and will end May 11. League fees will be determined at meeting. For more information, contact Denise Myers at 474-9184 after 5 p.m. • Saints tickets: Community Recreation Tickets and Travel office has tickets on sale. No transportation will be provided. Games are in New Orleans at the Superdome. Preseason games are Saints vs. Steelers at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 26, and Saints vs. Ravens at 7 p.m. Sept. 1. Tickets are $10. A regular season game, Saints vs. Falcons, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26. Tickets are $60. For more information, call 452-6354.

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


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• Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Latter Day Saints • Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For information, call 452-6376. NAS Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. Friday. Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For information, call 623-7212. More services Jewish • B’nai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., services 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Rosh Hashanah start evening of Oct. 2 and end at sundown Oct. 4.Yom Kippur (fast day) starts evening of Oct. 11 and ends at sundown Oct. 12. For information, call 433-7311. • Temple Beth El, 800 North Palafox St., services 7 p.m. Friday (6 p.m. first Friday of each month). For information, call 438-3321 or go to http://templebethelof pensacola.org. Seventh-day Adventist • Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1080 North Blue Angel Parkway, Bible studies at 9:30 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 453-3442.

The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Gold Star event: Gold Star family members will be honored at a Bells Across America ceremony at 11 a.m. Sept. 22 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. FFSC is soliciting names of those who wish to be recognized. For more information, contact Kathy Sims at 452-4277 or Kathy.sims@navy.mil. • Time Management: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30 and Sept. 20. You have all the time you need to get done what you want. The secret is not more time: It’s using your time more effectively. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • Stress Management Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon, every first and third Thursday of month. While eliminating stress is unrealistic, managing stress is an attainable goal that can be achieved with a number of techniques. For information or to

register, call 452-5609. • Personal Financial Management: A series of classes are offered throughout the year on topics such as car buying, using credit cards, developing a budget and spending plan and how to build your savings. Seating is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • Move.mil Assist: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. FFSC provides Move.mil assistance to transferring personnel. You must have a login name and password created in advance. Open to all branches. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • Job fair: The FFSC Transition Assistance Program Job Fair is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 14 at the NASP Gateway Inn Conference Center, Bldg. 3249. No registration required. For more information, e-mail Lara Sabanosh or Debra Sampson at NASP_Tamp@ navy.mil.

Community Outreach If you are interested in participating in some volunteer activities, contact the NASP Community Outreach office. The Community Outreach office also keeps track of volun-

teer hours. You need to report any hours of volunteer work to receive due recognition. For more information, call 452-2532 or e-mail nasp_ comm_outreach@Navy.mil.

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NAS Pensacola Protestant • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Chapel choir, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge. • Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center. Roman Catholic • Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel. • Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the Our Lady of Loreto Chapel. • Confessions: 30 minutes before services. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. Meeting: 6 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Thursday, J.B. McKamey Center. For information, call 452-2341. NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, fellowship hall. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, choir room. • 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.

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B e d r o o m furniture. Chest Dresser 2 night stands. King Iron Bed. Lg mirror drapes with rod for patio door Lamps. 850-453Help wanted 3614 or 850-501for working in 1939. garden, helping me 2-3 hours a Printer/Scanner. day, once a week. Epson All in One $7 or $8 per hour. $20. 35mm Cam850-492-0275. era Chinon Genesis III like new Wanted: capable, $65. Great for creative gardener student projects. to help senior 850-463-8611. couple one day week. Near NAS Black wrought West Gate. Call iron fence. 100or text 850-516- 120ft long. 7ft 4076. tall. Multiple pieces. $2800. Announcements 850-501-9025. Announcements

Oak 48” pedestal table with 6 chairs (nice) $200.

Wanted Condo cleaner needed in the Perdido Key or Orange Beach area. Primarily weekend work. 850723-3668.

2 plots, Memory Park Cemetery in the Garden of Honor II spaces #145C 1 and 2. Valued $6445, asking $5500 OBO. 850-6264710 for more information. Two Cemetery Plots (together) at Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens, PNS-FL., Greatly discounted! For Info call ED Keith, 850-9821590.

Solid oak entertainment center. $600. 850-501-9025. White solid wood entertainment center and additional separate cabinets. $1000. 850-501-9025. For sale: a Kenmore 25 cubic feet side by side fridge and freezer, $100. Like new, 850-261-2540.

Handsome 88”x44”colorful Articlesfor ForSale Sale solid Granite top Articles dr table with 6 Rifle 22 cal. rugged 1/4”leathSemi-automatic er sling chairs. tube fed like new $600 OBO. Text/ $125. 454-9486. call 850-5164076 for photos. Tree stand. Climbing tree S u b w o o f e r : stand, used once. Paradigm modWith new in the el, in excellent box safety har- shape retails for ness. $75 for all. $579 will sac417-1694. rifice for $250. 850-313-9883. Flight jacket: USMC. New RX-V740 Digicondition, great tal Home Theater gift for student at Receiver in exflight academy. cellent condition $25. 497-1167. with remote $150 OBO. Briggs&Stratton. Portable genera- APEX: DVD/ tor. Elite series. Super VCD/MP3 Be prepared for Model AD-703 hurricane season. w/remote $35 call Model 030209. (850) 313-9883 Starting 8500W, running 5500W. Like new, unused. Uses LPG/natural gas. $600 cash. 850-497-9780.

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2009 Kawasaki 900 LT Classic. Less than 8000 miles. Adult ridden. Garage King size bed, kept. Clear title. oak frame with $4000.00 850mattress set, 944-6892. sheets, comforter. $650. 850- Misc Misc 261-0700. Ling Tower Chair wing style. a l u m i n u m . Blue leather mint 93.5’ tall. cond. $250 850- 7 6 x 7 5 x 7 1 x 7 5 . 261-0700. Platform 57” high. $200. 850Necklace Lapis 221-4399. stone very pretty. $125. 850-261- 1991 Airstream. 0700. 60th anniversary issue. 34ft. Call 12” iPad pro. for details: 850WiFi plus cel- 476-4432. lular. With Logitech keyboard- 2013 KZ27 smart connector. Toyhauler RV $700. 850-529- Camper. One 0400. owner. Awesome condition. Eames Lounge Sleeps 10. ElecChair and Otto- tric Awning. Can man. In excellent be pulled with condition, bought half ton pickup. new and hard- $14,500 obo. ly used. Ivory Please call/text leather and San- 850-377-9069. tos Palisander wood. $3,700 Bayliner 2655 OBO. Text/Call Ciera with Trail8 5 0 - 5 1 6 - 4 0 7 6 er, GPS, less for photos. than 100 miles. $24000. 850S c h w i n n 939-2869. Stationary ExerRealESTATE Estate cise bike, model REAL 150; Pilates Pow- RentalRental er Gym; Kangoo jump boots- wo- Apartment close mens small. $75 to NAS. 1br/1ba; each for item. beautiful natural Price may be ne- wood, quiet, near gotiable. Call/ water. Text Terri, 913- Washer/dryer in 710-5969. apt. $690/month military only. Motor MOTOR Call Jerry 850Motorcycles Motorcycles 291-6630. 2015 Harley XL1200 Custom. $10,500 Garage Kept. Only 322 mi. Call on cell 530-605-6087.

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Quality furnished short term homes and rooms in prime downtown areas. $55 per night. emeraldquarters. 2001 Suzuki com. Call 970Intruder 800- 420-8216. -50k miles-Saddle bags. If you’re looking for great gas-saver to get around, this is it! $1975. Call or text 850393-9813.

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Perdido Bay golf course. Open plan, new kitchen, granite countertops, fireplace, tile throughout, plantation shutters, 2-car garage. $239,900. 850-449-6454. Horse farm w/lighted riding arena 4.9 acres. Renovated. 2/2 mobile home. Elberta, AL. 850455-5031. Info/ pics. $167,000. Beautiful Gulf Breeze brick 4/2. 2047sqft w/many upgrades. Porcelain floors, woodfloor bedrooms, granite kitchen/ bath, stainlesssteel appliances, large masterbath w/glass-stone shower, Whirlpool tub, 12ft ceilings. 850380-1193.

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