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NAS Pensacola to host 9/11 commemoration ceremony ... In commemoration of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, Naval Air Station Pensacola will present a ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum aboard the base at 10 a.m. Sept. 9. Speakers will include NASP Executive Officer Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez, MAC Kathleen Ellison and ACC (select) Chanel Gray. The event will feature a musical rendition from the Naval Air Technical Training Center Choir, a traditional “two-bell” ceremony and honors performed by the NASP Honor Guard. The public is invited to attend.

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All hands called to join the fight to prevent suicide By Twilla Smith Navy Region Southeast Public Affairs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Commander Navy Region Southeast Rear Adm. Mary Jackson signed a proclamation Aug. 30 recognizing September as National Suicide Awareness Month. This year’s theme, “Be There,” hopes to inspire everyone to be aware personally about suicide prevention. Annual Navy suicide case reviews consistently find that a majority of Sailors who die by suicide experienced a loss of connectedness with peers, shipmates or family members. Service members encounter stressful situations at work and at home that could contribute to an individual contemplating suicide as well. The best way to combat sui-

(Above) ABE1 Joseph Brow points to a display created for Suicide Prevention Month as he briefs Naval Air Station Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Martin, right, and other personnel Aug. 31 during Suicide Prevention Month event. The board will be on display throughout the September at base headquarters, Bldg. 1500. (Right) NASP personnel from the chaplain’s office and the Fleet and Family Support Center watch as Martin signs a Suicide Prevention Month Proclamation. Photos by Mike O’Connor

cide is prevention. How can you do that as an individual? The Navy’s 21st Century Sailor Office is challenging everyone to commit #OneSmallAct in helping to prevent suicide. One way to commit a small act is to incorporate the Navy’s bystander intervention model of Ask, Care, Treat (ACT). Navy Region Southeast is dedicated to suicide prevention, and is asking everyone to go to the Navy Region Southeast social media sites and describe how they are helping to prevent suicide. Sailors are encouraged to post what their one small act is, or give suggestions on how to “Be There” for others. Sailors can connect with Navy Region Southeast at: www.facebook. com/navyregionse,https://twitter.com/Navy_Region_SE or https://www.instagram.com/nav y_region_se/.

Blue Angels Delta returns to the skies By MC2 Jenn Lebron Blue Angels Public Affairs

The Blue Angels fly in the Delta formation Sept. 3 at the Cleveland National Air Show.

U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, officially returned to performing with six jets at the Cleveland National Air Show Sept. 3-5. The squadron completed training in August to reintegrate Opposing Solo Cmdr. Frank Weisser into the flight

demonstration. Weisser previously served on the Blue Angels from 2008-2010 and performed duties as the narrator, key influencer and VIP pilot, opposing solo and lead solo. “The transition has been a bit easier than I expected,” said Weisser. “I haven’t flown an air show in six years, but I am pleased as to how fast it’s come back. I am really excited to get

back and ultimately the crowd will be the best judge.” The August training schedule for the Blue Angels was rigorous and is a testament to the squadron’s tradition of teamwork and dedication to the demonstration. “After a person has completed a successful Blue Angel tour, they’ve

Vet outreach to continue in September

$1.5 million school grant to help military children From Escambia County School District

Officials recently announced that the Escambia County School District has been awarded a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Partnership that will focus on improving the social emotional well-being of transitioning military connected students in the district. Project “Smooth Sailing – Making Transitions a Breeze” is designed to increase the level of social emotional support for military dependent students at five targeted schools that have a high

percentage of military connected student enrollment: Blue Angels Elementary, Hellen Caro Elementary, Pleasant Grove Elementary, Jim C. Bailey Middle and Escambia High School. These five schools will institute schoolwide programs that create a culture that is supportive for all students while recognizing and working to minimize the unique stressors of military connected students as they transition into or out of the district as well as from grade level to grade level. The three-prong approach of “Smooth Sailing” at the schools will See Grant on page 2

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From Department of Veterans Affairs

ber 2014 until Sept. 1. Col. John R. Edwards, commander of the 479th FTG, presided over the ceremony and bestowed command upon Lt. Col. Douglas “Pistol” Kabel. Kabel was formerly the director of operations at the 559th FTS at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. The 559th FTS is the only dedicated T-6A Texan II instructor pilot training program in the Air Force. During his command, Brown was

Veterans Affairs staff members across the Gulf Coast region along with the Mobile Vet Center outreach vehicle will continue to offer free readjustment counseling services to interested veterans and active-duty service members during September. The Gulf Coast region includes Biloxi, Miss.; Mobile, Ala.; Pensacola; and Okaloosa and Bay counties in Florida. Several upcoming events in September are part of the ongoing veteran outreach campaign.

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Col. John R. Edwards, left, was on hand Sept. 1 as Lt. Col. Douglas Kabel took over command of the 455th FTS from Lt. Col. Matthew Brown, right.

New commander takes over 455th FTS Photo, story by Capt. Meghan O’Rourke 479th Flying Training Group Public Affairs

Members of the 479th Flying Training Group (FTG) attended the change of command ceremony for the 455th Flying Training Squadron (FTS) Sept. 1 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Lt. Col. Matthew “Bluto” Brown served as the commander of the 455th Flying Training Squadron from Octo-

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A.A. Cunningham Road paving notice ...

Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast (NavFac SE) has awarded a contract to mill and overlay A.A. Cunningham Road on NAS Pensacola. The work is scheduled to begin the week of Sept. 12 and expected to take four weeks to complete. Watch for “Road Closed” and “Detour” signs. Detour routes to facilities in the area will be Page Road to Warehouse Road and Farrar Road to Pat Bellinger Road. Drivers should observe the warning signs and proceed with caution around the work zones. The work schedule is weather dependent. For questions or more information, contact the PWD Construction Manager Bryan Moeller at 452-3131, ext. 3077. Blues from page 1

got two seasons under their belt, and roughly six to seven hundred hours of flying in Blue Angels demonstrations,” said Lead Solo Lt. Ryan Chamberlain. “We are just taking a rusty bicycle, cleaning off that rust and getting him back up to speed.” “I am grateful that I can, in some small way, do my part to further the mission of the Blue Angels,” said Weisser. “I am sad, because this is Capt. Kuss’ team, this is his position I am flying. I am thankful that I can honor his memory and his legacy here.” The mission of the Blue Angels is to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence and service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach. For more information, contact Blue Angels Public Affairs at 452-3955 or bapao@navy.mil. Grant from page 1

include expanded parent engagement programs to provide families with tools and strategies to extend the social emotional support of their children beyond the classroom; positive behavior program support and suicide prevention training at all schools to decrease behavior referrals and provide quick response to emotional needs; and summer leadership-building and personal interest camps to help students build social bonds and the emotional strength to deal effectively with change and stress. While the grant targets military connected students, all students in the five schools will benefit. Extensive professional development programs over the course of the five year grant will insure that teachers and administrators in these schools are well-versed in the strategies that will best meet the goal of the grant in supporting their students’ social emotional well-being.

13th MCPON retires, 14th takes charge By MC1 Martin L. Carey Office of the MCPON

WASHINGTON (NNS) – Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Michael D. Stevens was relieved by Fleet Master Chief Steven S. Giordano during his retirement and change of office ceremony Sept. 2 at the Washington Navy Yard. Stevens served as the 13th MCPON for the past four years and served more than 33 years on active duty. “I will forever be humbled by the opportunity I was given to serve in the United States Navy and be trusted to lead and advocate for America’s greatest treasure – those that wear the cloth of our nation and have sworn an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the 455th from page 1

responsible for 24 T-6A aircraft and the primary phase of training for all undergraduate combat systems officers in the Air Force. He was responsible for the safety and standardization of all 455th FTS instructor pilots and was instrumental in the development of the T-6 formation top-off training that any CSO student tracking to an F-15E will go through. At the change of command ceremony, Brown thanked the chaplain for keeping Hurricane Hermine to the east of Pensacola before turning his attention toward the people within his unit. “During the last two years, the men and women of the 455th have shown me professionalism and dedication the likes of which I’ve not seen previously,” said Vets from page 1

Here are the dates and locations (times are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. unless otherwise denoted): • Sept. 12: Naval Air Station Whiting Field Base Exchange, 7160 WASP St., Bldg. 3044, in Milton. • Sept.16: A celebration of the 30th anniversary of Pensacola Vet Center, 4504 Twin Oaks Drive, in Pensacola. • Sept. 19-21: Warrior Beach Retreat; 10625 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. • Sept. 22: Bay County Homeless Stand Down; First Baptist Church Life Center, 640 Grace Ave., in Panama City, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. • Sept. 23: Pensacola Homeless Stand Down,1501 North Q St. • Sept. 27: Mobile Aerospace

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States United He concluded, against all ene“Tonight I will remies foreign and move my unidomestic,” form for the last Stevens said durtime and will not ing his speech. wear it again until He continued, my eternal restspeaking about his but I do this with service as the 13th a smile on my MCPON. face, knowing “I’ve often that I will always been asked ‘What be a Sailor that MCPON was your number Steven S. Giordano served in the one goal as the greatest Navy in MCPON?’ My answer has the world.” never changed – ‘As a leader, it After Stevens spoke, he and has always been my primary Giordano conducted the ceregoal to establish and maintain monial “Passing of the Cutlass,” the conditions that provide all of symbolizing the change of ofour people with the opportunity fice, and Giordano assuming to be successful. And to do this the title of the 14th MCPON. while treating one another with Giordano then delivered redignity and respect,’ ” said marks saying, “Admiral, I am Stevens. honored to have been afforded Brown. “Thank you for the long days that ensured our storied success – you made it look easy even though I know it was not.” To conclude his speech, Brown proved to everyone present why he had been bestowed with the opportunity to command. Rather than speak of his own personal accomplishments, Brown regaled the crowd with just a few stories of his Airmen and the incredible lengths that they go to during their service to the nation. “All of these people are Nighthawks,” said Brown. “They are just a small representation of the greatness that surrounded me during this tour. They inspired me every day of every week to be better than yesterday. They are the reason for any and all success we’ve known, and I count myself blessed to have served alongside them.” Engineering, 2100 Ninth St., in Mobile. • Sept. 29: Heroes Among Us, Pensacola Veterans Memorial Park, Bayfront Parkway near Ninth Avenue, in Pensacola, 6 to 8 p.m. Vet Center staff members respect the privacy of all clients, and holds client information in strict confidence. No information will be communicated to any person or agency without written consent except in necessary circumstances to avert a crisis. For more information on Vet Center services or hours in the Gulf Coast region, call the Pensacola Vet Center at 456-5886 Learn more about VA Vet Centers at www.vetcenter.va.gov. Veterans can speak confidentially with a Vet Center counselor at any time by calling 1 (877) WARVETS (927-8387).

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Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Christopher T. Martin Public Affairs Officer — Patrick J. Nichols The Gosport nameplate pays homage to the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011: the Centennial of Naval Aviation, or CONA. The image on the left side of the nameplate depicts Eugene Ely taking off in a Curtiss pusher bi-plane from the USS Pennsylvania Jan. 18, 1911. While Ely had taken off from the USS Birmingham two months earlier after his plane had been loaded on the ship, the USS Pennsylvania event was the first time a plane landed on and then took off from a U.S. warship.

The image on the right side is the Navy’s most modern fighter aircraft, the F-18 Super Hornet. Established in 1921 as the Air Station News, the name Gosport was adopted in 1936. A gosport was a voice tube used by flight instructors in the early days of naval aviation to give instructions and directions to their students. The name “Gosport” was derived from Gosport, England (originally God’s Port), where the voice tube was invented. Gosport is an authorized newspaper published every Friday by Ballinger Publishing,

this opportunity and it is one I do not take lightly.” He continued, “Now with one foot anchored smartly on the history and heritage of our service, and one foot stepping forward into the future, I look forward to serving this great Navy of ours as the 14th master chief petty officer of the Navy with all the reverence, respect and action incumbent on the office.” Following the ceremony a small reception was held where friends, loved ones and shipmates bid MCPON Mike and Theresa Stevens farewell, and welcomed MCPON Steven and Elka Giordano. For more news from master chief petty officer of the Navy, go to www.navy.mil/local/ mcpon/.

Marine F-35 operational tests conducted at Eglin From Headquarters Marine Corps

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, – Three F-35B aircraft and 75 U.S. Marines from Marine Operational Test & Evaluation Squadron 1 (VMX-1) F-35B Detachment at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., along with 21 test personnel from the JSF Operational Test Team at Edwards deployed to Eglin from Aug. 9 to Sept. 1 to complete operational test missile shots of the AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM). These employment scenarios differed from those conducted in developmental testing in that they were specifically designed around operational scenarios with the aim of further validating and developing tactics, techniques and procedures for all three variants of the F-35. “Due to the commonality of the F-35 mission systems and weapons, everything we learned during this detachment directly translates to combat capabilities for the Marine Corps, our sister services, and partner countries,” said Lt. Col. Richard Rusnok, VMX-1 F-35B Detachment officer-in-charge. The detachment completed multiple engineering runs in preparation for the expenditure of five AIM-120 missiles and one Guided Bomb Unit-12 (GBU-12) LASER guided bomb. The operational test team developed complex air-to-air and air-to-ground scenarios and

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An F-35B Lightning II from VMX1 prepares to take off Aug. 22 at Eglin Air Force Base. Photo by Staff Sgt. Brandi Hansen

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16-year career shows value of preventive medicine By Lt. Eric Green Naval Hospital Pensacola

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ike so many others, my initial intention as a young man was to join the military to earn money for college and gain work experience. I grew up in a small town in north-central Pennsylvania called Galeton and followed the footsteps of my father by becoming very involved in the area as a firefighter/emergency medical technician. It was there I found my calling in serving others and being part of something greater than myself. In the summer of 2000, my career in Navy Medicine began. It is my firm belief that the first duty station assigned to a service member prominently impacts and sets the stage for the rest of their career. Mine was about as arduous as they come. I was assigned as a corpsman with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines of the famous 1st Marine Division in the “tropical” location of Twentynine Palms, Calif. Little did I know at the time that lifetime bonds of comraderie would be built that enlightened my outlook

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on military life. During an unforgettable deployment in the middle of a typhoon in Okinawa, Japan, I watched the events of Sept. 11, 2001, unfold that forever changed my way of life. Sixteen months later, I was deployed to Iraq for five months and endured 21 days of intense combat that culminated April 9, 2003, when 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines became the first Marines to enter Baghdad and pulled down the Saddam Hussein statue. In 2005, I was deployed to Fallujah, Iraq, to again provide medical support to Marines throughout the very volatile Al Anbar Province. During my career, I received a degree in health services management. While contemplating my future I decided that public health was an area I could make a difference. I was then selected through the Medical

Lt. Eric Green performs a public health inspection. He is currently assigned to Naval Hospital Pensacola. Photo from Navy Medicine Live

Service Corps in Service Procurement Program to become an environmental health officer (EHO). Throughout my career, I have observed the invaluable role preventive medicine has played. Perhaps the most compelling revelation was during my Iraq deployment in 2003. After withstanding several months of intense combat, I witnessed the toughest of Marines become incapacitated during an outbreak of viral gastroenteritis that spread like a wildfire

throughout our camp. A non-battle injury disease immobilized a domineering fighting force, which to me revealed the critical nature of force health protection. As if the dangers of combat are not enough, the myriad of environmental health risk factors our troops face in many countries are countless. I’m currently assigned as an EHO at Naval Hospital Pensacola. I’m responsible for providing regional environmental health technical oversight to 28 preventive medicine technicians located

aboard 12 installations across five states. My job is to prevent or mitigate the spread of disease, and I do this by perpublic health forming inspections to detect the threats before they impact human health. Navy Medicine has provided me with 16 years of extraordinary experiences and limitless opportunities for which I am forever grateful. For more news from Navy Hospital Pensacola, go to https://www.facebook.com/ NavalHospPensacola.

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HURRICANE For on-base emergency: 911 for fire and ambulance; 911 for NASP Police; non-emergency 452-8387

NFAAS: Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System https://navyfamily.navy.mil/cas/login

American Red Cross Northwest Florida 432-7601 http://www.redcross.org/fl/pensacola

Fleet Weather Center Norfolk http://www.usno.navy.mil/NOOC/fwc-n

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office 436-9630 http://www.escambiaso.com

Ready Navy http://www.Ready.Navy.mil

NAS Whiting Field 911 for Emergency Center Emergency Management (850) 623-7324

Air Force Be Ready http://www.beready.af.mil/

NASP Corry Station Quarterdeck 452-6618

Ready Army http://www.acsim.army.mil/readyarmy/

NETPDTC Saufley Field Main gate 452-1628

Federal Emergency Management Agency www.fema.gov (800) 621-FEMA (3362)

Florida Division of Emergency Management (850) 413-9969 http://www.floridadisaster.org National Hurricane Center www.nhc.noaa.gov National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration www.noaa.gov

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Be Ready Escambia: Escambia County Public Safety 471-6400 http://www.myescambia.com/beready Santa Rosa County Emergency Management (850) 983-5360 www.santarosa.fl.gov/emergency/

HURRICANE CATEGORIES TROPICAL STORM: Minor winds — 39-73 mph Category 1: Minimal winds — 74-95 mph Category 2: Moderate winds — 96-110 mph Category 3: Extensive winds — 111-130 mph Category 4: Extreme winds — 130-156 mph Category 5: Catastrophic winds — 156-plus mph NAS Pensacola

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office 983-1100 http://www.santarosasheriff.org Emerald Coast Utilities Authority 476-0480 http://www.ecua.fl.gov Pensacola Energy (natural gas) 435-1800 http://www.pensacolaenergy.com/ 474-5300 to report gas leak/emergency Gulf Power (outages and service interruptions) 800-487-6937 http://www.gulfpower.com

From http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com

It only takes one storm to change your life and community, as it did in 2004 for NAS Pensacola, with Hurricane Ivan’s strike on the Gulf Coast. “NOAA pointed out the forecast uncertainty,” NASP Emergency Manager Burt Fenters said earlier in the season. “This year could be problematic. Early storm development (such as Tropical Storm Bonnie) makes you wonder how this season will go.” Tropical cyclones are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena. If you live in an area prone to tropical cyclones, you need to be prepared. Even areas well away from the coastline can be threatened by dangerous flooding, destructive winds and tornadoes from these storms. The National Hurricane Center issues watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous tropical weather. Hurricane hazards: The primary hazards from hurricanes are storm surge flooding, inland flooding from heavy rains, destructive winds, tornadoes, and high surf and rip currents. While hurricanes pose the greatest threat to life and property, tropical storms and depressions can also be devastating. Flooding from heavy rains can cause extensive damage and loss of life. For example, Tropical Storm Allison produced more than 40 inches of rain in the Houston area in 2001, causing about $5 billion in damage and taking the lives of 41 people. Storm surge has the potential to cause the largest loss of life in hurricanes. Since 1963,

storm surge has caused nearly half of the deaths in the United States in tropical cyclones. Water, not wind, has accounted for nearly 90 percent of all tropical cyclone deaths in the U.S. during that time. Storm surge is dangerous because a mere six inches of fast-moving flood water can knock over an adult. It takes only two feet of rushing water to carry away most vehicles – including large pickup trucks and SUVs. Tornadoes are also common with landfalling tropical systems. In recorded history, almost every tropical storm and hurricane that has come onshore in the U.S. has produced a tornado. These tornadoes most often occur in thunderstorms embedded in the storm’s rainbands, well away from the center of the hurricane. Strong winds of a tropical cyclone can also cause dangerous waves that pose a significant hazard to mariners and coastal residents and visitors. When the waves break along the coast, they can produce deadly rip currents – even at large distances from the storm. In 2008, despite the fact that Hurricane Bertha was more than a 1,000 miles offshore, the storm resulted in rip currents that killed three people along the New Jersey coast and required 1,500 lifeguard rescues in Ocean City, Md., during a one week period. The time to prepare is now: What should you do to prepare for a hurricane? Get a plan. The most important step is to identify your hurricane risk. Do you live in an evacuation zone? If so, you need to plan on where you and your family would ride out the storm if you are told to evacuate.

Most people only need to evacuate a few miles from the coast to avoid the dangers of storm surge. Find a friend or relative that lives outside the storm surge evacuation zone and have a plan to ride out the storm with them. You should also establish a family communications plan in case you are not together when you need to evacuate. Once a person understands their risk for hurricane impacts, an appropriate disaster safety plan should be developed to help ensure an individual’s and a family’s safety. A disaster safety plan is a comprehensive plan that identifies all of the steps a family needs to take before, during and after a disaster to ensure maximum personal safety and property protection. For a step-by-step guide on creating a family disaster plan see Florida’s “Get a Plan” guide. Citizens should also visit their State Emergency Management Agency websites for family disaster plan templates that may be more suited to a local area. Coastal residents should go to their local emergency managers for evacuation zone information. This information is typically available online. A county-by-county list of evacuation zone resources is available at: http://flash.org/ hurricane-season/ evacuation-zones/ Evacuation_Zone_Identification_Survey.pdf. Vital resources to help you prepare include: Hurricanes.gov, which provides critical hurricane advisories and marine forecasts. Weather.gov for the latest forecasts for your part of the country. And Ready.gov for additional preparedness information.

Storm names for 2016 Alex Bonn ie Colin Danielle Earl Fio na Ga sto n Hermine Ia n J ulia Karl L is a Matth ew Nic ole Otto Pau la Ric hard Sh ar y To bia s Virginie Wa lter

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HURRICANE For on-base emergency: 911 for fire and ambulance; 911 for NASP Police; non-emergency 452-8387

NFAAS: Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System https://navyfamily.navy.mil/cas/login

American Red Cross Northwest Florida 432-7601 http://www.redcross.org/fl/pensacola

Fleet Weather Center Norfolk http://www.usno.navy.mil/NOOC/fwc-n

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office 436-9630 http://www.escambiaso.com

Ready Navy http://www.Ready.Navy.mil

NAS Whiting Field 911 for Emergency Center Emergency Management (850) 623-7324

Air Force Be Ready http://www.beready.af.mil/

NASP Corry Station Quarterdeck 452-6618

Ready Army http://www.acsim.army.mil/readyarmy/

NETPDTC Saufley Field Main gate 452-1628

Federal Emergency Management Agency www.fema.gov (800) 621-FEMA (3362)

Florida Division of Emergency Management (850) 413-9969 http://www.floridadisaster.org National Hurricane Center www.nhc.noaa.gov National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration www.noaa.gov

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Be Ready Escambia: Escambia County Public Safety 471-6400 http://www.myescambia.com/beready Santa Rosa County Emergency Management (850) 983-5360 www.santarosa.fl.gov/emergency/

HURRICANE CATEGORIES TROPICAL STORM: Minor winds — 39-73 mph Category 1: Minimal winds — 74-95 mph Category 2: Moderate winds — 96-110 mph Category 3: Extensive winds — 111-130 mph Category 4: Extreme winds — 130-156 mph Category 5: Catastrophic winds — 156-plus mph NAS Pensacola

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office 983-1100 http://www.santarosasheriff.org Emerald Coast Utilities Authority 476-0480 http://www.ecua.fl.gov Pensacola Energy (natural gas) 435-1800 http://www.pensacolaenergy.com/ 474-5300 to report gas leak/emergency Gulf Power (outages and service interruptions) 800-487-6937 http://www.gulfpower.com

From http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com

It only takes one storm to change your life and community, as it did in 2004 for NAS Pensacola, with Hurricane Ivan’s strike on the Gulf Coast. “NOAA pointed out the forecast uncertainty,” NASP Emergency Manager Burt Fenters said earlier in the season. “This year could be problematic. Early storm development (such as Tropical Storm Bonnie) makes you wonder how this season will go.” Tropical cyclones are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena. If you live in an area prone to tropical cyclones, you need to be prepared. Even areas well away from the coastline can be threatened by dangerous flooding, destructive winds and tornadoes from these storms. The National Hurricane Center issues watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous tropical weather. Hurricane hazards: The primary hazards from hurricanes are storm surge flooding, inland flooding from heavy rains, destructive winds, tornadoes, and high surf and rip currents. While hurricanes pose the greatest threat to life and property, tropical storms and depressions can also be devastating. Flooding from heavy rains can cause extensive damage and loss of life. For example, Tropical Storm Allison produced more than 40 inches of rain in the Houston area in 2001, causing about $5 billion in damage and taking the lives of 41 people. Storm surge has the potential to cause the largest loss of life in hurricanes. Since 1963,

storm surge has caused nearly half of the deaths in the United States in tropical cyclones. Water, not wind, has accounted for nearly 90 percent of all tropical cyclone deaths in the U.S. during that time. Storm surge is dangerous because a mere six inches of fast-moving flood water can knock over an adult. It takes only two feet of rushing water to carry away most vehicles – including large pickup trucks and SUVs. Tornadoes are also common with landfalling tropical systems. In recorded history, almost every tropical storm and hurricane that has come onshore in the U.S. has produced a tornado. These tornadoes most often occur in thunderstorms embedded in the storm’s rainbands, well away from the center of the hurricane. Strong winds of a tropical cyclone can also cause dangerous waves that pose a significant hazard to mariners and coastal residents and visitors. When the waves break along the coast, they can produce deadly rip currents – even at large distances from the storm. In 2008, despite the fact that Hurricane Bertha was more than a 1,000 miles offshore, the storm resulted in rip currents that killed three people along the New Jersey coast and required 1,500 lifeguard rescues in Ocean City, Md., during a one week period. The time to prepare is now: What should you do to prepare for a hurricane? Get a plan. The most important step is to identify your hurricane risk. Do you live in an evacuation zone? If so, you need to plan on where you and your family would ride out the storm if you are told to evacuate.

Most people only need to evacuate a few miles from the coast to avoid the dangers of storm surge. Find a friend or relative that lives outside the storm surge evacuation zone and have a plan to ride out the storm with them. You should also establish a family communications plan in case you are not together when you need to evacuate. Once a person understands their risk for hurricane impacts, an appropriate disaster safety plan should be developed to help ensure an individual’s and a family’s safety. A disaster safety plan is a comprehensive plan that identifies all of the steps a family needs to take before, during and after a disaster to ensure maximum personal safety and property protection. For a step-by-step guide on creating a family disaster plan see Florida’s “Get a Plan” guide. Citizens should also visit their State Emergency Management Agency websites for family disaster plan templates that may be more suited to a local area. Coastal residents should go to their local emergency managers for evacuation zone information. This information is typically available online. A county-by-county list of evacuation zone resources is available at: http://flash.org/ hurricane-season/ evacuation-zones/ Evacuation_Zone_Identification_Survey.pdf. Vital resources to help you prepare include: Hurricanes.gov, which provides critical hurricane advisories and marine forecasts. Weather.gov for the latest forecasts for your part of the country. And Ready.gov for additional preparedness information.

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very year America loses more than 7,000 activeduty service members and veterans to suicide. That number is a sobering statistic that reflects far more than just a number. It represents the best, brightest and bravest who volunteered to protect the nation, but in the end, could not protect themselves. The tragic effect on family, friends and shipmates is immeasurable. It is time for all military members and DoD families and civilians to refocus efforts to reach out to those who may need help, who may be showing signs of suicide and depression or experiencing tough time in their lives. It is for that vital reason that NAS Whiting Field (NASWF) Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau signed the 2016 Suicide Prevention Proclamation during the safety stand down event prior to the Labor Day weekend. The proclamation showcased the need for the NAS Whiting Field team to recognize and support suicide prevention

awareness throughout the month and throughout the year. “Suicide prevention in the Navy is not just an annual observance – it’s an all hands evolution, all of the time,” Bahlau read from the proclamation. Dr. Julie LaRow, clinical counselor with Fleet and Family Support Center, addressed the audience about how Sailors can be a part of suicide prevention. LaRow discussed the warning signs of suicide, the significance of prevention and the statistics about how many are lost to suicide each year. She shared a story about how someone can intervene with just a simple gesture. “It’s about finding a way to provide hope to someone who has lost it,” she said. “When I was visiting Rwanda, I listened to a story about a woman walking towards a lake with intentions of drowning herself, a man

NASWF Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau signs the Suicide Prevention Proclamation during the safely stand down event Sept 2. prior to the Labor Day weekend.

who was walking along the lakeshore noticed her, stopped, held her hand and told her, ‘this feeling doesn’t last forever, it will get better’.” LaRow explained, “He was able to provide hope to her and that’s the most important thing.” The Navy continues its efforts with the One Small A.C.T. program (Ask, Care, Treat), calling attention to the small but important actions each Sailor can take

NAS Whiting Field base personnel including NASWF Executive Officer Cmdr. Don Gaines perform 27 push-ups outside of the base auditorium following a safety stand down event Sept. 2.

to make a difference in the lives of others who may be in crisis. Programs like this can help open communication and assist members of the Navy community in getting the help they need during times of duress, which makes a huge impact on someone in crisis. “The department offers Sailors, Marines, civilians and their families a number of tools at their disposal, including chaplains, counselors, health care providers, family support programs, and even nutrition and fitness experts,” Franklin R. Parker assistant secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, said in his latest address on Navy Live. “It’s important every member of our team understands we are committed to you, both during your service and beyond, because you are our greatest asset,” Parker said. Since the launch of the first Suicide Prevention month in September 2012, the Navy has integrated a communication

plan to educate everyone on suicide prevention programs across the fleet. The central message for 2016 for suicide awareness month is that seeking assistance is a sign of strength, with a focus on, “You make a difference.” Suicide impacts the mission in an incredibly damaging way and the Navy needs all hands on deck. Several agencies onboard NASWF offer programs that assist with suicide prevention. The base chapel offers safeTALK and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshops. Suicide prevention resources can be found at the Fleet and Family Support Center. Off base and online resources also can be found through Military One Source at 1 (800) 3429647, the Military Crisis Line at 1 (800) 273-8255 (press 1), and the National Suicide Hotline and the Civilian Employee Assistance Program (CEAP) at 1 (844) 366-2327.

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Beach cleanup scheduled for Sept. 17 Beach cleanup projects are planned for 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 17 aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) as part of the 31th International Coastal Cleanup. Last year, the cleanup was very successful with 165 volunteers collecting 2,100 pounds of debris from five miles of base beaches. Volunteers are encouraged to meet at Lake Frederic, Barrancas Beach and Blue Angel Recreation Park. NAS Pensacola beaches have been adopted by the Pensacola Area CPO Association, NATTC CPO Association, NATTC Aviation Equipment Association, Naval Hospital 2nd Class Association, Center for Information Dominance Unit Corry Station (CIDUCS) Petty Officer’s Association, Port Ops and Blue Angel Recreation Park. You can also contact these organizations to volunteer at that group’s specific location. Bring sunscreen, hats, gloves, trash bags and water. Families are encouraged to participate. To sign up, call the NASP Public Works Department Environmental at 452-3131, ext. 3016 or ext. 3052.

Golf tournament linked to Navy Ball The Pensacola Area Navy Ball Committee has scheduled a golf tournament for today, Sept. 9, at A.C. Read Golf Course aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP). A 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. Registration deadline was 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.

Semper Fi 5K scheduled for Sept. 10

The Marine Corps Association and Marine Corps League will present the 33rd annual 5K Charity Run/Walk at 8 a.m. tomorrow, Sept. 10. The race will begin in front of Seville Square and follow a course through downtown Pensacola, ending at Seville Square. Regular registration is $35. Cost is $20 for activeduty service members with ID. For more information, go to www.semperficharity run.org.

Bull riding take a turn at Flora-Bama

The fourth annual Bulls on the Beach rock-androll rodeo is scheduled for Sept. 9-10 at Flora-Bama Lounge, Package and Oyster Bar, 17401 Perdido Key Drive. Hours are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. to midnight each night. The event features professional bull riders from across the Southeast, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to www.florabama.com.

Luncheon honors military spouses The Pensacola Council of the Navy League has scheduled a Spouse Appreciation Luncheon for 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 for their outstanding support of their command and its 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 4368552 (navyleagueofus@bellsouth.net) or Ron Zimmerman at 712-6582 (rzman@cox.net).

Workshops teach suicide prevention

German squadron plans Oktoberfest

SafeTALK workshops are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 15 and Sept. 22 at the J.B. McKamey Center classrooms, Bldg. 634. The workshops prepare helpers to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to first aid resources. The workshops feature videos that illustrate responses. Participants will be better able to: • Move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss or avoid talking about suicide. • Identify people who have thoughts of suicide and talk to them about suicide. • Apply the TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen, and Keep Safe) to connect to a suicidal person to a first aid intervention caregiver. For more information or to register, call the NAS Pensacola Chaplain’s office at 452-2093 or e-mail CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford at tony.bradford.ctr@navy.mil.

USS Lexington reunion in Tennessee

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. 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

Antarctic explorers scheduled to meet

Get muddy during run in Gulfport

Exhibit features Salvador Dali prints

The Pensacola Museum of Art, 407 South Jefferson St., will present “Controversial Lines: Late Prints” by Salvador Dali from today, Sept. 9, through Jan. 7. An opening reception will be held at the museum from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, Sept. 9. The exhibition focuses on prints by Dali from the 1940s to the 1980s, following the artist’s formal affiliation with the Surrealist movement. Supplementing the exhibit will be prints by artists including Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $7 for the general public, $5 for children ages 4-17, $5 for military and seniors, and free for members. For more information, go to penascola museum.org.

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Senior Games to include 23 events

The Florida Small Business Development Center at (FSBDC) at the University of West Florida (UWF) has scheduled the “Is Your Business Concept Feasible?” workshop for noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Greater Pensacola Chamber, 117 West Garden St. There is no fee, but pre-registration is recommended as seating is limited. To register, call 474-2528. For more information, go to www. sbdc.uwf.edu and click on “training opportunities.”

Small business workshop announced

The third annual Pensacola DragonBoat Festival is scheduled to take place tomorrow, Sept. 10, at Bayview Park. The festival begins at 8 a.m. and the races begin at 9 a.m. Each team will race multiple times. Closing ceremonies will begin around 5 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Northeast Pensacola Sertoma club and benefits Gulf Coast Kids House. For more information, go to http://pensacola dragonboatfestival.com.

Members of the Gulf Coast Group Chapter of the Old Antarctic Explorers Association (OAEA) will meet at noon tomorrow, Sept. 10, at Rico Mexican restaurant, 830 North Navy Blvd. All members, family, or interested parties who have been to Antarctica or who may have an interest in Antarctica are welcome. For more information, call 456-3556.

The 2016 Bon Fest is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. tomorrow, 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).

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 will 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.

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.

Teams racing in DragonBoat Festival

Japanese event scheduled for Sept. 10

Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport in Mississippi has scheduled the Seabee Mud Run 2016 for tomorrow, 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.

POW/MIA luncheon to be Sept. 13 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. Dr. Jeffrey L. Moore, executive director of the Robert E. Mitchell Center for Prisoner of War Studies, will speak about the history, mission and research for the POW studies at the center. Cost is $20 per person. For more information, call 436-8552.

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 are on sale 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 date of birth 30 days prior to event. For more information, call 452-2693.

Wounded veterans to get boat rides A Day on the Bay, a Wounded American Veterans Event (WAVE), is scheduled for Sept. 17 at Pensacola Yacht Club, 1897 Cypress St. On-site check in starts at 9 a.m. and the opening ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. WAVE is a volunteer initiative organized and cohosted by Navy Yacht Club Pensacola and Pensacola Yacht Club to honor disabled and combat wounded veterans. The event will include a ride on private sail or power boats for wounded veterans and an adult guest. Activities include live entertainment and complimentary lunch and beverages. Registration forms for guests, skippers and volunteers are available at flcommodores.org. Click on Pensacola Bay link. Mail registration forms to: WAVE 2016, P.O. Box 989, Pensacola, FL 32591. For more information, call 261-2062

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.

Coin collectors plan Sept. 15 meeting

Members of the Pensacola Coin Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant, 630 North Navy Blvd. There will be a presentation, and a coin auction will be conducted after the meeting. There is no cost to attend unless you plan to have dinner. For more information, call Mark Cummings at 332-6491.

Marine Corps Ball to be held Nov. 5

The joint Pensacola Marine Corps Leauge and 2nd Battalion 5th Marines Reunion Ball will be presented Nov. 5 at New World Landing 600 South Palafox St. The event will celebrate the 214st Marine Corps birthday. Ronald Drez will be the featured speaker. Tickets are $45 perperson. Reservations and payment are due by Sept. 30. Reservations need to include number of guests, entrée selection, phone number and e-mail or mailing address. Checks should be made payable to Marine Corps League and mailed to 4235 Chezarae Drive, Pensacola, FL 32514. For more information, go to http://pensacolamcleague.com. You can also contact Margaret Rogers at (562) 964-8702 (e-mail, teachothers@aol.com) or Chief George Dodge at 473-0108.

You can submit information for possible publication in Partyline by sending an e-mail to Janet.Thomas.ctr@navy.mil. Submissions must include the organization’s name and details about events including times, dates, locations and any costs involved. Contact information also is required. All submissions are subject to editing to comply with established standards. Items should be submitted at least one week in advance. The deadline is noon Friday for the next week’s publication.


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Throughout the United States and the Navy, National Hispanic Heritage Month is being observed Sept. 15-Oct. 15 to recognize the important contributions of Hispanic Americans. The theme for 2016 is: “Honoring our Heritage. Building our Future.” Originally conceived in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week by President Lyndon Johnson, the observance was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to include a 30-day period. The month was officially enacted into law on Aug. 17, 1988, with the approval of Public Law 100-402. Sept. 15 was chosen as the starting point for the celebration because it is the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Two other nations, Mexico and Chile, celebrate their independence days Sept. 16 and Sept. 18. According to the U.S. Census Bureau (2011), 1.2 million Hispanics or Latinos 18 and older are veterans of the U.S. armed forces. Some famous military firsts for American hispanics: Flying ace: Col. Manuel J. Fernández Jr., who flew 125 combat missions in the Korean War. Medal of Honor recipient: Philip Bazaar, a Chilean member of the U.S. Navy, for bravery during the Civil War. He received his Medal of Honor in 1865. Admiral, U.S. Navy: David G. Farragut. In 1866, he became the first U.S. naval officer ever to be awarded the rank of admiral. The first Hispanic American to

become a four-star admiral was Horacio Rivero of Puerto Rico in 1964. General, U.S.Army: Richard E. Cavazos, 1976. In 1982, he became the Army’s first Hispanic four-star general. Secretary of the Navy: Edward Hidalgo, 1979. In government firsts, American Hispanics can claim: Member of U.S. Congress: Joseph Marion Hernández, 1822, delegate from the Florida territory. U.S. Representative: Romualdo Pacheco, a representative from California, was elected in 1876 by a one-vote margin. He served for four months before his opponent succeeded in contesting the results. In 1879 he was again elected to Congress, where he served for two terms. U.S. Senator: Octaviano Larrazolo was elected in 1928 to finish the term of New Mexico Sen. Andieus Jones, who had died in office. He served for six months before falling ill and stepping down; he died in 1930. The first Hispanic senator to serve an entire term was Dennis Chávez of New Mexico, who served from 1935 through 1962. U.S. Treasurer: Romana Acosta Bañuelos, 1971-1974. U.S. Cabinet member: Lauro F. Cavazos, 1988–1990, secretary of education. U.S. Surgeon General: Antonia Coello Novello, 1990-1993. Additionally, she was

“Honoring our Heritage. Building our Future” is the 2016 theme for Hispanic Heritage Month.

also the first woman to hold the position. U.S. Secretary of Transportation: Federico Peña, 1993. U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: Henry Cisneros, 1993. U.S. Attorney General: Alberto Gonzales, 2005. U.S. Supreme Court Justice: Sonia Sotomayor, 2009. She is also the third

woman to hold the position. Hilda Solis served as the 25th United States Secretary of Labor from 2009 to 2013. Latino first for POTUS: U.S. Reps. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, both second-generation Cubans, ran for Republican candidate for president of the United States in 2016.

Hispanic heroism in Pensacola: Gen. Bernardo de Galvez From www.nps.gov

Spanish grenadiers pour into Pensacola’s Fort George, 1781. Painting from United States Army Center of Military History

What ties unite Pensacola; Mobile, Ala.; Baton Rouge, La.; and Natchez, Miss.? During the American Revolution, these towns were all part of British Florida, and all were captured by Gen. Bernardo de Gálvez, the governor of Spanish Louisiana and his Spanish armies. At age 29 in 1776, Gálvez was appointed governor of Spanish Louisiana. His mission, as top military and civilian authority of this land, which stretched from the Mississippi River to the Rockies and from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada, was to deal fairly with the French Creole population, promote commerce, fight smuggling, cultivate friendship with the Indians, build up the population and in case of war against Great Britain, he was expected to attack and take British West Florida, all with only 500 soldiers. In August 1779, Spain finally declared war on Great

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Britain and Gálvez was free to act. Pensacola had a narrow entrance to its bay, and this entrance was guarded by a British fort. The first Spanish ship was fired upon and ran aground. The rest of the fleet retreated back to sea. Gálvez kept urging the Spanish admiral to press the attack, but the admiral kept making excuses. Gálvez knew that the British fleet was on its way, so he decided to take the matter into his own hands. He took his own four ships, hoisted his personal flag in the lead ship, stood on the prow with his sword raised and ordered a 15-gun salute fired as he led his ships through the pass. When the rest of the fleet saw this daring move, they urged the admiral to give the order to follow. The other ships followed Gálvez. After two months of fighting, the British finally surrendered in May 1781. The Battle of Pensacola had been one of the longest battles of the American Revolution.

Gosling Games Color Me ‘Piñata’

Jokes & Groaners Questions to ignore Q: Who earns a living driving their customers away? A: A taxi driver. Q: What do you call an illegally parked frog? A: Toad. Q: What do you call a laughing motorcycle? A: A Yamahahaha. Q: Did you hear about the hungry clock? A: It went back four seconds. Q: Did you hear about that new broom? A: It’s sweeping the nation. Q: What do lawyers wear to court? A: Lawsuits. Q: What gets wetter the more it dries? A: A towel. Q: Why did the belt get arrested? A: He held up a pair of pants.


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CNATT announces Junior, Senior CoQs From Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Public Affairs

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he Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) announced its Junior and Senior Civilians of the Quarter (CoQs) for second quarter, fiscal year 2016, Aug. 26. CNATT Production and Functional Integration Directorate (N5) Program Objective Memorandum (POM) Coordinator Gordon McKinney was recognized as the command’s Senior Civilian of the Quarter, and CNATT Resource Management Directorate (N8) Financial Technician Joseph Potts was cited as the command’s Junior Civilian of the Quarter. McKinney, who was instru-

mental in coordinating inputs from all CNATT directorates and learning sites to populate and document a domain-wide POM feasibility study, also successfully completed the planned capacity data entry which finalized the CNATT Fiscal Year 2019 Student Input Plan. He then used that information to prepare briefs for different learning sites, effectively explaining how the new system would incorporate the correct

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number of classes for the projected student requirement, ensuring each CNATT course can host the maximum number of students. Potts performed a validation of 135 appointment/termination record-authorized signatures, ensuring compliance with all governing policy and

ensuring audit readiness for the CNATT domain. Using personal initiative, he performed an in-depth review of the civilian timekeeping instruction, resulting in a complete revision of the instruction and provided guidance and direction for civilian timekeeping issues, continually monitoring the

Standard Labor Data Collection and Distribution Applications (SLDCADA) entries for compliance with governing policy and instructions. Additionally, Potts assumed the responsibilities and full workload of a vacated financial analyst position in the department, including reviewing outstanding requisitions, updating files and amending requisitions to adjust required funding levels. CNATT is the technical training agent for the Naval Aviation Enterprise, an organization designed to advance and sustain naval aviation warfighting capabilities at an affordable cost, and is the largest training center under the Naval Education and Training Command. For more news from Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training, visit http://www. navy.mil/local/cnatt/.

Explosive ordnance disposal then and now: EOD celebrates 75 years By Ilka Cole Team Eglin Public Affairs

The students and instructors of the Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NavScolEOD) gathered briefly without pomp and circumstance to mark the 75th anniversary of the creation of the explosive ordnance combat force at Eglin Air Force Base Aug. 22. The EOD heritage dates back to World War II. Special bomb disposal units were formed to protect against the increased rate of unexploded ordnance and to deal with the bomb fuse technology used by

the enemy at that time. Following the war, bomb disposal technicians cleared unexploded ordnance overseas and trained host nations how to conduct these operations. These operations established the need for this special skill set during peace time as well. For the NavScolEOD members, this day was an opportunity to pause and reflect on their heritage and the sacrifices of those who came before them. “It is engrained from day one of training, we will never disgrace the EOD warriors of the past and will uphold the honor and memory both on and off the battle-

field,� said Navy Capt. Charles Andrews, the NavScolEOD’s commanding officer. “In this day and age the term warrior is often overused or applied to individuals who don't meet the definition. I am proud to say in the tight-knit EOD community, our ranks are full of true warriors.� On Aug. 22, 1941, the Navy graduated its first class of mine disposal Sailors. Since these historic and simple beginnings the EOD community continues to grow and develop across the Department of Defense. All branches now have EOD technicians. “It’s a proud history. When the stu-

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lineup is scheduled as follows: • Oct. 3: Southern Drawl Band from Nashville, Tenn., playing a mix country, bluegrass and both Southern and tropical rock (southerndrawlband.com). • Oct. 4: Nick and the Ovorols from Pensacola playing guitar-driven rock and a bit of psychedelia and electrified blues (nickandtheovorols.com). • Oct. 5: The Vegabonds from Nashville, Tenn., playing new South rock (thevegabonds.com).

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blues (themulliganbrothers.com). • Oct. 13: The Truth featuring Cat Rhodes from Pensacola) playing high energy blues, R&B, jazz and funk (catandthetruth.com). “This year, in addition to local and regional bands, we’ve been able to secure national touring bands that have played along the Gulf Coast,” said the show’s Executive Producer Bill Harrell. “With free admission, it’s a great deal for music fans, and it’s fun to be part of the live studio audience while we tape the shows.” “StudioAmped” airs on WSRE Thursdays at 9 p.m. Encore presentations of “StudioAmped” air Wednesdays at 10 p.m., and past episodes can be viewed online at wsre.org/studioamped.


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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.

Visitors listen to interpreters dressed as Civil War soldiers during a past living history event at Fort Pickens. A full day of living history demonstrations and military drills is scheduled for tomorrow, Sept. 10.

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Gulf Islands National Seashore is presenting some special events along with the regular programs in September. Programs on the schedule include: • Living History at Fort Pickens: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 10, inside Fort Pickens. Interpreters in living history attire will describe what life was like for Civil War soldiers at Fort Pickens. Demonstrations and military drills will be conducted throughout the day. • International Coastal Cleanup: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Sept. 17. Meet at the Battery Langdon Pavilion. Volunteers will participate in a global coastal cleanup to help keep Gulf Islands National Seashore’s beaches and waterways clean and healthy. For information or to sign up to volunteer, e-mail guis_information@nps.gov. • National Public Lands Day: 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 24. Meet at the Battery Worth Picnic Area. You can lend a hand by removing invasive plant species that threaten the native plants and animals along the Florida National Scenic Trail. Work will be performed on packed gravel trails. For information or to sign up to volun-

teer, e-mail guis_information@nps.gov. • Totally Turtles!: 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Meet at the Fort Pickens Museum. The 30 minute talk is accessible and fun for families (children must be accompanied by an adult). • Bird Walk!: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sept. 24, meet at the Battery Worth picnic area. Fun for families (children must be accompanied by an adult). All programs are free. There is an entrance fee to the Fort Pickens, Fort Barrancas, and Perdido Key areas. For more information about Gulf Islands National Seashore, call 934-2600 or go to www.nps.gov/guis.

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• Character Breakfast: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sept. 10 at the Mustin Beach Club. Dress up as a character and enjoy breakfast with some favorite characters. Tickets are $5. For more information, call the Information, Tickets and Travel (ITT) office at 452-6354. • Aquatics hours: Barrancas Beach will be open normal hours Friday through Sunday through Sept. 25. Mustin Beach pool will be open normal hours on weekends until Sept. 25. NASP • Day for Kids: 10 Corry Station pools will be open normal a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 17 hours on week- at the Youth Sports ends through Sept. Complex at NASP 23. For more infor- Corry Station. Premation, call 452- sented by Children and Youth Programs, activi9429. • Captain’s Cup ties will include carnival Sports: The pro- booths, bounce houses gram offers com- sno-cones, popcorn sports and knockerball. Adpetitive opportunities. Each mission is free. Open to registered com- all authorized MWR pamand competes to trons. For more inforaccumulate points. mation, 452-2417. Upcoming events include kickball at 5 p.m. Sept. 12 at the NASP Corry Station multi-purpose field. For more information, call 452-4391. • 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. 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. • Before-school and after-school care: From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at the NASP Youth Center. Open to authorized dependents from kindergarten to age 12. Pre-register online at www.militarychildcare.com. For more information, 452-2417. • FootGolf: Try a new sport at A.C. Read Golf Course. Cost is $9 for military and guests, $10 for DoD and guests and $5 or age 17 and younger. For more information, call 452-2454. • Recreation requests: Community Recreation has a new process for submitting requests for command recreational functions. Go to the Command Recreational Functions page online (www.navymwrpensacola.com/programs/8bf1d72a-3053-4dd0a87d-426c8e98fbc4). Click on the Community Recreations tab and download a form to fill out. For more information, call 452-3806. • 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 (e-mail baldg6@att.net).

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“Pete’s Dragon” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Suicide Squad” (3D), PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Suicide Squad” (2D), PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Sausage Party,” R, 8 p.m.

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“Storks,” PG, 11 a.m. (Sneak preview, free admission); “Pete’s Dragon” (3D), PG, 3:30 p.m.; “Star Trek Beyond” (3D), PG-13, 6 p.m.; “Sausage Party,” R, 8:30 p.m.; “Pete’s Dragon” (2D), PG, noon; “Jason Bourne,” PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “Suicide Squad” (2D), PG13, 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

“Ice Age: Collision Course” (2D), PG-13, noon; “Lights Out,” PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “Suicide Squad” (2D), PG-13, 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.; “Pete’s Dragon” (2D), PG, 12:30 p.m.; “Jason Bourne,” PG-13, 3 p.m.; “Sausage Party,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “Bad Moms,” R, 7:30 p.m.

MONDAY

“Pete’s Dragon” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Suicide Squad” (2D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Nerve,” PG13, 5:10 p.m.; “Anthropoid,” R, 7:30 p.m.

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“Pete’s Dragon” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Suicide Squad” (3D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Lights Out,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Jason Bourne,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

“Suicide Squad” (2D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Sausage Party,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “Ice Age: Collision Course” (2D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Star Trek Beyond” (2D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.

THURSDAY

“Pete’s Dragon” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Jason Bourne,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Sausage Party,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “Bad Moms,” R, 7:30 p.m.

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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If you are a victim of sexual assault, it is not your fault. Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away: The SafeHelpline provides live, one-on-one crisis support and information by trained staff. Call: (877) 995-5247; click: www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247, CONUS; (202) 470-5546, OCONUS (may be extra charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to non-intimate partner adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services, safety interventions and/or transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim may report to his/her chain-ofcommand, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR VA, SARC, or others. NCIS shall be notified by the CO and/or the VA/SARC in unrestricted cases to begin investigation. Investigation results are provided to the offender’s CO for appropriate action/disposition. Restricted reporting allows a victim to have a confidential report, which does not trigger command or law enforcement notification and the victim may have a SAPR VA and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim may disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care professional and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 Victim Advocate, call 449-9231/2. For the Civilian Victim Advocate, call 293-4561. To contact the duty SARC, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.

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Worship schedule 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.

• 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 starts evening of Oct. 2 and ends 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. For more information, contact Kathy Sims at 452-4277 or Kathy.sims@navy.mil. • Spouse2Spouse: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sept. 30 at the NASP USO Center. Series of social events for military spouses will features rotating topics. The kick-off will include a breakfast brainstorming session followed by speed friending. For more information, or to make reservations, call, 452-5990. • Time Management: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20. Learn to use your time more effectively. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • Oxygen for Your Relationship Seminar: 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 16 and 8:30

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Help wanted for working in garden, helping me 2-3 hours a day, once a week. $7 or $8 per hour. 850-492-0275. Employment Employment Perdido Bay United Methodist Church: Seeking multimedia coordinator. Approximately 15hrs/ week. 850-4922135 for details. Pensacola law firm seeks paralegal/legal assistant. Duties include administrative support to attorneys; gathering, organizing, and inputting data into case files; maintaining communication with clients, witnesses, and opposing counsel; formatting and filing legal documents; coordinating and scheduling legal events. Skills/Qualifications: legal administration, organization and time management, customer service oriented, legal writing, word processing and computer, research, analyzing information, verbal communication. Fulltime position w/ benefits. Law firm experience preferred, but not required. Please send resume/salary requirements: staylor@twwlawfirm.com.

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Pensacola Opera

Cordially Invites You To

Experience the power, excitement, and beauty of your favorite opera and musical theatre pieces performed by nationallyacclaimed opera singers table side.

Saturday, October 15, 2016 6:00pm - 10:30pm Skopelos at New World $150 per person

www.pensacolaopera.com (850) 433-6737

Gosport - September 09, 2016  

Weekly newspaper for Naval Air Station Pensacola