Commissary to be closed for reset ... The NAS Pensacola Commissary (5800 West Highway 98) has been advised by DeCA headquarters that it will undergo a total store reset in September. To accomplish the reset, the commissary will shut down early Sept. 16. Store officials said the commissary will close at 4 p.m. Sept. 16 instead of at the regular 7 p.m. closing time. Officials said the commissary will be closed Sept. 17 and Sept. 18 and will reopen at its normal time (8 a.m.) Sept. 19. Store officials regret the inconvenience the closing will cause patrons. For more information, call 452-6880.
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Sept. 11, 2001, attacks remembered at NASP Story, photos by Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer
It has been 11 years since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, but ATAN David Pietri said he would never forget the day. The planes that crashed into the twin towers hit close to home for Pietri, a native of upstate New York. “I remember how beautiful it was upstate that day, and when I got home my family told me what happened,” he said. “I tried to call my friends and other family, but it was difficult to get a hold of them. Thankfully, no one I knew was there, but a few were on their way to the towers.” Pietri, a student at Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) and a member of the performing unit vocal team, delivered emotional renditions of “God Bless America” and “Amazing Grace” during a Sept. 11 commemoration
ceremony at the Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel on board Naval Air Station Pensacola. It was another beautiful, fall morning as about 300 participants and attendees gathered on the lawn in front of the chapel to pay their respects to the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives when terrorists high jacked four airliners and crashed them into the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon near Washington, D.C., and a rural field in Shanksville, Penn. The solemn event opened with the national anthem and an invocation from Chaplain Lt. Joe Robbins. The steady breeze presented a challenge as three Sailors wrestled with a giant U.S. flag, which was raised to halfstaff for the ceremony. In his welcoming remarks, NASP Public
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(Top) Bugler Mary Brockmeier performs “Taps” at the conclusion of the ceremony. (Above; left-right) About 300 people gather at the Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel for a ceremony commemorating the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks; firefighter EMT Rick Lubarsky of Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast rings a bell to remember victims of the terrorist attacks; guest speaker base CO Capt. Christopher Plummer.
USS Alabama hosts Gulf Coast CPO selects By MCC Russ Tafuri Blue Angels PAO
The USS Alabama (BB 60) was the site of an overnight community relations and training evolution as part of the induction process for some area chief petty officer selects Sept. 7-8. Chief selects from commands aboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Corry Station Center for Information Dominance, NAS Meridian, Navy Band Command, New Orleans and Eglin Air Force Base descended upon the historic ship in Mobile Bay to learn lessons in naval heritage and tradition, and the importance of maintaining that heritage. “This overnight at the USS
Alabama is a chance for us to look back at where we came from as Sailors and to remember the rich heritage that has brought us to where we are today,” said
ACCS Trent Hathaway. “As chief petty officers, we are the stewards of naval tradition and are charged with passing this along to the future of the Navy.”
The chief selects took part in teamwork exercises, conducted tours of the ships, participated in
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Navy marks Ombudsman Appreciation Day today (Sept. 14) From Phyllis Hain FFSC Education Services Facilitator
NASP-area CPO selects gather on the deck of USS Alabama. Photo by Owen Miller
Congressman Miller visits EOD school Story, photo by Ens. Elizabeth Allen Center for Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Diving PAO
Congressman Jeff Miller discusses a remote-controlled Talon EOD robot with EODCS Joseph Severino while on a tour of NavScolEOD Aug. 23.
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE – Congressman Jeff Miller, U.S. Representative for Florida’s 1st District (R-Fla.), visited the Naval School of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NavScolEOD) Aug. 23 to receive an update on the school’s mission, interact with staff members and students, and observe high-risk training evolutions. Miller was briefed on the EOD School and the disposal community’s history, cul-
ture and unique mission while receiving a glimpse of current and future facilities and infrastructure used to train aspiring EOD technicians. “As a member of the House Armed Services Committee and the Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, it’s important for me to stay current with what’s going on with the military in Northwest Florida,” said Miller. “With improvised explosive devices being one of the biggest threats to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, the training here at the EOD School is exceptionally important.”
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Don’t forget to say “thank you” to your command’s ombudsman on Ombudsman Appreciation Day, which is celebrated each Sept. 14, or as close to that day as operational schedules will allow. The ombudsman role is one of high visibility and importance in the Navy. Ombudsmen are professionally trained information and referral volunteers who serve as a vital twoway communication link between the command and family members. The Navy’s ombudsman program is run by the Fleet and Family Support Program, which reflects the program’s commitment to promote the resilience and self-reliance of Sailors and Navy families and to help them navigate the uniqueness of military life.
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September 14, 2012
Enhanced Use Lease Project canceled at Saufley Field By Sue Brink NavFac SE PAO
KINGS BAY, Ga. – Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NavFac) Southeast announced Sept. 11 the termination of the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and exclusive negotiations with the Saufley Group, LLC for an Enhanced Use Lease (EUL) at Saufley Field. Successful execution of the EUL was predicated on the relocation of various units from Saufley Field that occupy some of the facilities. Due to ongoing delays and continued uncertainty surrounding relocation funding, the RFQ and exclusive negotiations with the Saufley Group were terminated. “The unforeseen lack of renovation project funding has prevented relocation of the units and execution of a
mutually beneficial business agreement and lease,” said NAVFAC Southeast Real Estate Contracting Officer Robert McDowell in a letter to the Saufley Group, LLC. “Further, the projected legislative jurisdiction change for Saufley Field, which is considered necessary for a successful EUL, has not been accomplished. Consequently, cancellation of the project and termination of exclusive negotiations is considered in the best interests of the government,” said McDowell. Saufley Field is an active U.S. Navy facility located 10 miles north of Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola. The base opened in August, 1940. During the height of the Vietnam War, Saufley Field was a full-fledged NAS. In 1976,
Saufley’s control tower was closed and its status as a NAS was changed to that of an Outlying Landing Field (OLF) supporting NAS Pensacola and NAS Whiting Field. Saufley Field was reactivated in 1979 when the Naval Education Training Program Development Center (NETPDC) moved there from Ellyson Field. The installation currently includes two runways in support of naval aviator and naval flight officer training by Training Air Wings Five and Six using T-6A, T-34C and TH57 aircraft. Saufley Field also has in excess of 34,425 square feet of hangar space that can support these aircraft. There are approximately 800 military and civilian personnel assigned to NETPDTC and other ten-
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a cadence and marching competition and had a cookout dinner. The group also gave back to the ship through a community relations project by prepping a portion of the ship to be refurbished and presenting a donation to the USS Alabama. According to staff of the USS Alabama, the CPO select efforts are much appreciated and a great way to bring our heritage forward.
“To learn the heritage of the Navy, its Sailors, and its chief petty officers is important in order to bring that forward to future generations, so we never forget where we came from,” said Owen Miller, a staff member of the USS Alabama for the event. “ ‘Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,’ ” Miller added, quoting writer George Santayana. This year marks the fourth year in a row the CPO selects
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The American flag flies at half-staff in front of the NAS Pensacola’s Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel during the Sept. 11 commemoration. Photo by Gretchen DeVuyst
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Affairs Officer Harry White introduced the theme for the day: “We will never forget.” Ships featured on the event program – USS New York (LPD-21), USS Arlington (LPD-24) and the soon to be commissioned USS Somerset (LPD-25) – are examples of the Navy’s commitment to continue to honor the victims and heroes of 9/11, White said. The three ships are named in commemoration of the attacks. NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Plummer, the guest speaker, shared his intense memories of the day of the attacks. He was far away from home deployed on the USS Nimitz in the Arabian Sea, but he said he knew “our world had changed” as he watched tragedy unfolded on a television screen. “I think there’s a lot of value in remembering,” he said. “We should never forget the people who lost their lives.” One of the most touching moments of the event was the traditional “two-bell” ceremony executed by two firefighters from Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast. Rick Lubarsky tolled the bell as Greg Snyder recounted the numbers of people who died on each plane and in each tower and building. Other highlights included a 21-shot salute by a 3-man rifle team from the NASP honor guard, a poignant performance of “Taps” by bugler Mary Brockmeier and a benediction prayer by Father Jack Gray.
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The tour began at the EOD Memorial, which bears the names of all EOD technicians killed in the line of duty since 1941. Capt. Joseph Polanin, commanding officer of NavScolEOD, spoke of the memorial, its enduring meaning, and the EOD force’s 71-year legacy of valor, which it embodies. He shared with the congressman what he tells all students on their first day in EOD basic training. “Our students will experience significant challenges and adversity which they and their teammates must learn to overcome,” said Polanin. “I tell them that if they’re having a bad day, take 10 minutes to visit the memorial and spend time with these heroes. Always remember what our fallen comrades stood for. They gave all so you have the freedom to pursue your dream, just as they did.” The congressman then visited the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) training division. He met Army Capt. Nicholas Drury, IED division officer and EODCS Joseph Severino, IED Division noncommissioned officer in charge. They explained the importance of their curriculum and how it has advanced to help EOD technicians defeat the most complex and irregular threats. “To go from where we were to where we are today, especially after 2001, is amazing,” said Severino. “I feel fortunate to be afforded the training and equipment we’re getting out in the field Ombudsman Day from page 1
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September 14, 2012
Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Christopher W. Plummer Public Affairs Officer — Harry C. White The Gosport nameplate pays homage to the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011: the Centennial of Naval Aviation, or CONA. The image on the left side of the nameplate depicts Eugene Ely taking off in a Curtiss pusher bi-plane from the USS Pennsylvania Jan. 18, 1911. While Ely had taken off from the USS Birmingham two months earlier after his plane had been loaded on the ship, the USS Pennsylvania event was the first time a plane landed on and then took off from a U.S. warship.
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ant commands. Also, a minimum security federal prison camp is operated by the Justice Department under a use agreement with the Navy. EUL Authority under 10 USC 2667 provides for out-leasing federal property to non-federal entities with consideration equal to no less than the Fair Market Value (FMV) of the property. EUL allows installations to leverage the private sector's expertise and financial resources to build and/or redevelop existing, underutilized but non-excess land, buildings and other real estate assets. The lease of the property must promote the national defense or be in the public interest. Although the operation of the assets is the responsibility of the lessee, the military retains a long-term interest in the assets, preserving the assets for later military re-use. have spent the night on the Alabama, and according to Miller, it’s a time enjoyed by everyone. “Doing this overnight event allows the Navy chiefs, CPO selects, the public and other services to enjoy that history,” he said. “Plus, we just really enjoy having you all here.” The FY13 Navy Chief Petty Officer Selects pinning ceremony for commands aboard NAS Pensacola is scheduled for today (Sept. 14).
today. It’s remarkable.” Miller then participated in a realistic training scenario by riding in a Joint EOD Rapid Response Vehicle with an instructor and several students. He observed a Talon EOD robot responding to a simulated IED as it was controlled by students from a remote location. While at the IED Division, the congressman presented Drury and Severino an award plaque to recognize their division for remarkable accomplishments to modernize facilities while substantially enhancing realism, relevance and rigor in the curriculum. When asked about the best part of the tour, the congressman answered, “There wasn’t a single best part – all of it was great. It is very humbling to be in the company of the young men and women who selflessly choose a career as an EOD technician for the safety of our nation.” NavScolEOD, located on Eglin Air Force Base, provides high-risk, specialized, basic and advanced EOD training to more than 2,200 U.S. and partner nation military and selected U.S. government personnel each year. For more information about the Naval School of Explosive Ordnance and Diving, visit the NavScolEOD website: https://www.netc. navy.mil/ centers/ ceneoddive/eods/. Additional information on the Naval Education and Training Command can be found at the NETC website: https://www.netc.navy.mil.
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September 14, 2012
Plaque, tartar – what’s the difference? Dental health awareness: take care of your teeth now ... or the dentist will later Lt. Cmdr. Leslie H. Trippe Dental Department Head NHP, Corry Station
Plaque is not food. Dental plaque is a sticky, colorless film that continually forms in between and on the surfaces of the teeth. Our body produces plaque 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Dental plaque is a biofilm that is made up of microorganisms such as streptococcus mutans and other bacteria. It can develop on teeth above the gum line (supragingival), below the gum line on the roots of teeth (subgingival) and along the gum line. Some of these bacteria accumulations aid in digestion, which actually starts in our mouth. The big issue is when this plaque/ bacteria starts to hang around for a while and “colonize.” When plaque develops beneath the gum line, the bacteria can cause irritation and inflammation of the gum tissue. Now you have gingivitis (inflamed gums) and gum disease, which show up in the form of redness and bleeding. The other negative with dental plaque is with tooth decay (cavities). Plaque that is left on the teeth and gums mixes with anything sugary that we eat, or especially drink, and acid is formed.
This acid does not get along well with our enamel and therefore you will have tooth decay. Scenario: I have a patient that sits down in my dental chair. After I take one very quick look in their mouth and I ask, “are you drinking sports drinks, soda or energy drinks every day?” Frequently they reply, “Yes; how did you know that, ma’am?” Well, it is rather easy when I see many, many areas of decay sitting on the teeth right at the gumline. The idea is to remove the plaque really well, daily with brushing and flossing, and prevent gum disease and tooth decay. Tartar is calcified or hardened plaque. Leave the soft, sticky plaque on your teeth for about 48 hours and it will calcify into tartar, which will not come off with brushing or flossing. Calculus or tartar is caused by a mixture of minerals from our saliva and plaque. Its rough surface provides an ideal base for further plaque formation, threatening the health of the gums. It is a “scaffold” that is perfect for future plaque to lie down and wreak havoc on our precious gums. Tartar is only removed by a professional with ultrasonic scaling or hand instrumentation. We
all miss areas when we brush and floss and this is why it is very important to see your dentist and dental hygienist regularly. Some people have a higher mineral content in their saliva and actually need to have a professional cleaning every three to four months. Others may find that every six months to a year is adequate. So, now the questions that I receive most often … “How do I keep the plaque from building up?”
First, the important thing to remember is that plaque is best removed from a “mechanical” method, vs. a “chemical” one. Mechanical is defined by the bristles on the toothbrush and the action of the floss. Chemical refers to rinses and toothpastes. “What is the best toothpaste? Floss?” Just pick one that you like as long as it contains fluoride. Toothpaste provides flavor, fluoride and a small amount of surfactant or “soap” to allow for the foaming action. The plaque is
truly removed from the mechanical action of the toothbrush, and is simply aided by the toothpaste. There are a variety of different flosses to chose from, and they even come in flavors. Several of my patients have started using and prefer the floss “piks,” or floss holders. I suggest to find a floss that works well in your hands, and doesn’t shred. There are also many shred resistant floss brands such as Glide and Easy Slide that work well for many patients. As far as mouth rinses, my two favorite brands are Listerine and Crest Pro Health. They both work very well in killing many of the bacteria that live in dental plaque. Listerine has a high percentage of alcohol which can be very drying, however. If a patient takes a lot of medications, or just has dry mouth, I refer them to the Crest Pro Health products, as they are alcohol free. Both brands also offer a fluoride rinse as well, which is very helpful in preventing future tooth decay, or decreasing cold sensitivity. I hope this information was helpful. Don’t forget to visit your professional dental provider on a regular basis. The Navy dental teams are all standing by at our branch dental clinics, ready to take care of our active-duty members.
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NavScolEOD donates blood for military and local community Ens. Elizabeth Allen Center for Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Diving PAO
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE – Volunteers at the Naval School of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NavScolEOD) provided 84 pints of blood for the American Red Cross during a blood drive held Aug. 23. The school’s initial goal of 49 donors was surpassed when more than 90 students, instructors and staff volunteered to provide blood during the event. “I’ve organized blood drives at my previous commands,” said HM2 Kelvin Murphy, a corpsman stationed at NavScolEOD. “People do not realize how much this means to the local community and our military.” After the blood is collected, 10 percent is used for patients from the U.S. military, both stateside and overseas. The rest of the blood stays in the local community and is used by area hospitals. “Most of the students here at the school are 18 to 24 years old,” said Murphy. “For some, the only experience they may have with donating blood is at boot camp. We want to show them that it is a positive thing to donate blood and that it is a great way to help the community.” According to the American Red Cross blood coordinator Lillian Johnson, the EOD school was at the top of their visit list. Johnson has volunteered at hundreds of blood drives throughout her 30 years of volunteering. “We’ve been looking forward to coming out here for a long time,” said Johnson. “Everyone out here has a good attitude and a great sense of humor; it makes the day worthwhile.” Nurses and phlebotomists provided by the American Red Cross began seeing volunteers at 10 a.m., and continued working until 3 p.m. “The last time a blood drive was held at NavScolEOD was in the summer of 2011,” added Murphy. “Due to the positive turnout, we hope to conduct another blood drive in the near future.” NavScolEOD, located on Eglin Air Force Base, provides high-risk, specialized, basic and advanced EOD training to more than 2,200 U.S. and partner nation military and selected U.S. government personnel each year. For more information about the Naval School of Explosive Ordnance Disposal, visit the NavScolEOD website: https:// www.netc. navy.mil/ centers/ ceneoddive/eods/. Additional information on the Naval Education and Training Command can be found at the NETC website: https://www.netc. navy.mil.
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EOD school hosts visit from Mozambique military Ens. Elizabeth Allen Center for Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Diving PAO
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE – A delegation from the Mozambique military spent the morning of Aug. 23 at the Naval School of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NavScolEOD) touring the school and its facilities. The tour included much of the EOD School, including the Demolition Division, Tools and Methods Division, Air Ordnance Division, and the Improvised Explosive Device Division. “This is a very big school,” said Col. Dias Jaqueta of the Mozambique Armed Forces.
“The training here is going to help a lot of people around the world and contribute to peace. This tour has helped us to understand different parts of the training.” Throughout the tour, Billy Martin, international military student programs officer at NavScolEOD, explained the
importance of training and how making it as realistic as possible provides the most effective education to the students. “We stay busy with our mission,” said Martin. “Training remains very important, so we set up all of our scenarios as realistically as possible – we train as we fight.” One scenario seen by the Mozambicans simulated a chemical bomb that fell off a truck while in transit. EOD students must take the knowledge learned up to that point in their training and assess the situation, determining how to solve the problem while observing
all safety procedures. At the Air Ordnance Division, the group toured the 20 aircraft available to provide students realistic training scenarios. The students learn about the hazards of working around aircraft, as well as ordnance onboard, including guided miss i l e s , bombs, dispensers and payloads. “I learned a lot about the course – it is a very good course and I hope to participate in it to strengthen our Mozambique armed forces,” said Lt. Col. Orlando Fernando Uaiene. “The time spent here has been very helpful.”
NavScolEOD scores for retention efforts Ens. Elizabeth Allen Center for Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Diving PAO
EOD search and seize ... Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, Platoon 503, assigned to Commander Task Force 70, fast rope onto the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) to assist in a helicopter visit, board, search and seizure drill. McCampbell is part of the George Washington Carrier Strike Group and is conducting a routine Western Pacific patrol. Photo by MCSN Declan Barnes
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE – The Naval School of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NavScolEOD) was recognized for their retention efforts in a ceremony at the schoolhouse Aug. 17. The Retention Excellence Award was presented to NCCS Latonya Luter and Command Master Chief Stacey McClain for their retention efforts at NavScolEOD for fiscal year 2011. “The Navy sets retention benchmarks for each fiscal year, along with certain career information program objectives that must be met,” said Luter. “If the benchmarks are met and a successful career information program is in place as noted by the immediate superior in command (ISIC) annual program review, the command earns the award. Our ISIC is Naval Education and Training Command.” The school’s Retention Excellence Award was a result of a recent career information program inspection that deemed the
school deserving for reenlisting 100 percent of Sailors who had six-to-14 years of service, and who met specific eligibility requirements. The award was presented by NavScolEOD Commanding Officer Capt. Joe Polanin, and the retention pennant was raised shortly thereafter. It will continue to be flown until the next fiscal year’s retention excellence message is released. As command master chief, McClain noted that retention is a reflection of the entire command climate and also takes a team effort. “This is an award for everybody, but the meatand-potatoes comes from what Senior Chief Luter does, as well as the support our staff gives her,” said McClain. “Obviously she’s doing the right thing, and I really appreciate it.” United States Fleet Forces Command established the award through the Fleet Retention Excellence Program. When Navy ships receive this award, they are authorized to paint their anchors gold. Shore commands receive a pennant that is flown on the command flagpole.
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NavFac celebrates 170th birthday From NavFac SE PAO
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On Aug. 31, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NavFac) celebrated 170 years of naval history. The 13th Secretary of the Navy, Abel P. Upshur, officially established NavFac’s predecessor, the Bureau of Naval Yards and Docks in 1842, to execute the design, construction and maintenance of Navy yards and a few other shore stations around the eastern seaboard of the United States. Eventually the bureau and its responsibilities would grow into the global enterprise known as NavFac, which was officially established in May 1966. “Our team of Civil Engineer Corps officers, civilian personnel and Seabees are testament to the remarkable contributions of those who have given their all to this organization in the past 170 years,” said Capt. Christopher Kiwus, NavFac Southeast commanding officer. “I could not be more proud of what our NavFac team is doing for our supported commanders and the Sailors and Marines who live on the installations we support, along with their families.” NavFac is the naval systems command that delivers and maintains high-quality, sustainable facilities, acquires and manages capabilities for the Navy’s expeditionary combat forces, enables energy security and environmental stewardship, and provides humanitarian and contingency engineering response.
In this undated photo (probably late 1950s-early ’60s) electricians Carl Schwartz and Clifton Morgan work on a project at Public Works Center Norfolk. Photo courtesy NavFac
NavFac’s signature is visible on every Navy and Marine Corps installation around the globe. Nearly every pier, runway, building, gymnasium, barracks, road, utility plant and other facilities on shore has been constructed or acquired by NavFac. NavFac Southeast employs 1,800 people at 22 installations throughout the southeastern United States and Cuba and delivers and maintains highquality, sustainable facilities, enables energy security and environmental stewardship, and provides humanitarian and contingency engineering response. In fiscal year 2011, NavFac Southeast delivered more than $1.3 billion in products and services to supported Navy and Marine Corps commanders, as
well as other federal agencies. The command’s regional team of planning, construction, facilities services, environmental and acquisition subject matter experts executed approximately 5,700 separate contract actions during the year. NavFac Southeast’s Public Works Departments answered more than 40,000 in-house service calls in a demanding 24/7 environment, with half of the NavFac Southeast bases on a base operating service contract answering more than 60,000 service calls. This critical work is a vital enabler for what takes place daily on bases around the world. NavFac experts provide engineering reach-back support to war fighters as well as response and recovery support
for disasters like the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and hurricanes Katrina and Gustav. Last week, in response to Hurricane Isaac, NavFac Southeast sent a Contingency Engineering Response Team (CERT) composed of 15 military and civilian personnel to Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport and Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base New Orleans. Delivering sustainable and cost-effective solutions is increasingly important in the austere fiscal environment our nation is facing. Last year, in support of the secretary of the Navy’s ambitious goals to achieve energy security and efficiency, NavFac helped sup-
ported commanders reduce energy consumption by 15 percent from a 2003 baseline. In addition, NavFac’s contributions to the Navy’s shore energy program during the last 10 years has resulted in the Navy being awarded 24 percent of all presidential and 29 percent of all federal energy awards. NavFac also provides supported commanders with environmental expertise, such as installation restoration, environmental compliance and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) planning and coordination. In 2011, NavFac exceeded all governmentwide program goals and targets, with more than 55 percent of the total dollars awarded and more than 25,000 contracts going to small businesses. NavFac Southeast’s small business program was the only one in NavFac to achieve every individual program goal. Consequently, the Navy’s Office of Small Business Programs awarded the Secretary’s Cup award to NavFac for promoting acquisition opportunities for small businesses during a ceremony held at the Pentagon in June. NavFac has a history of delivering products and services for supported commands since 1842. Building on 170 years of experience, NavFac continues to manage the planning, design, construction, contingency engineering, real estate, environmental and public works support for U.S. Navy shore facilities all over the world.
September 14, 2012
Whiting Warriors cap baseball ‘season of the ages’ By Lt. j.g. Tim Mosso NASWF PAO
The Naval Air Station Whiting Field Whiting Warriors softball team always had the heart of champions, and now the base’s boys of summer have the rings to match. The Warriors capped a season for the ages with a dominant win over Tyndall Air Force Base in the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Military World Tournament in Panama City last month. “We went through four rounds undefeated. In the championship game we left no doubt who the number one team was, winning 21-6,” base Moral, Welfare and Recreation Sports Coordinator Todd Mooneyham noted with relish. It was the team’s third consecutive playoff result in the annual tournament that pits military squads against each other in a bid for DoD bragging rights. Despite standout individual and collective performances – the Warriors boasted the top-ranked defense in both previous tournament appearances – the squad twice had fallen short of a title. For 2012, a new strategy was unveiled. This year, the Warriors arrived for spring training with the playoffs already in mind. According to comanager ATCM Michael Frazier, full-squad workouts and drills commenced in on the first of April, earlier than in previous years, and new rivalries loomed on the regular season schedule of seven Southeastern Conference tournaments. Mooneyham, who shares player/manager duties with two of his
teammates, explains the champs’ new approach. “In the past we played only military tournaments – which was good but not good enough. This year, we focused on playing more civilian tournaments to help prepare for the stronger military teams.” While previous Warriors’ squads had excelled in defense, the 2012 squad was a band of armed forces all-stars. “This year, we added the number one offense (in the tournament),” Mooneyham explained. The World Tournament contenders – 25 of the top military installation squads from around the nation – were powerless against the Warriors’ onslaught. The air station’s composite club routed its opposition during the team’s four-round undefeated tournament run. While there is no crying in baseball, the Warrior’s rout of Tyndall may have been a test-case for softball’s stance on sobbing; Mooneyham describes the vanquished Air Force team as “shell shocked,” by Milton’s own Murderers’ Row. Nevertheless, the Warriors played their entire 2012 season with the comportment not only of good sportsmen but of true gentlemen. While the Warriors finished no lower than third in any tournament they entered, the team’s gameplay embodied honor and grace regardless of outcome. The expanded schedule of mixed tournaments gave the squad an opportunity to make an impression on a new set of friendly rivals. “The best part is that we did it with respect for the game and class. We have made a name for
The Whiting Warriors — front row: James Timanus, Jake Black, Ken Pratt, Adam Turner and Brandon Gittings. Back row: Todd Mooneyham, Gilbert Gonzalez, Tony Bral, Wes Williamson, Kyle Richardson, Josh Waring, Preston Curry, Dan Lagomarsino, Gary Ashley, Mike Frazier, Dan Francisco and Warner Tarrants.
ourselves in the civilian community as well as the military,” Mooneyham noted with pride. Beyond the bravado and the glory, the story of the Warriors’ 2012 title run was a tale of camaraderie with an emphasis on loyalty to friends past and present. The team’s diverse roster of 16 men resembles a cross-section of the air station population. Active-duty officer and enlisted players joined retirees and DoD civilians in the lineup. The contract maintenance, air traffic control, aviation, maintenance officer, physical security and civilian staff communities are represented each time the Warriors take the field. Moreover, multiple services go to bat for the base. “We have Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard players on the team,” Frazier explained. The eclectic backgrounds of these men
endowed the Warriors with an unbeatable blend of rookie hunger and veteran poise. In many respects, the synergy of skills translates directly to the ideal of the modern military in which individuals and units of different aptitudes and backgrounds pool their abilities for operational excellence. Frazier emphasizes the positive impact that sports can have on unit and station morale. “Team sports are invaluable on a military installation. It is a way for people to be involved in something away from their job and feel good about an accomplishment,” he opined. Mooneyham expands on that view. In addition to the uplifting benefit of physical activity and enhanced investment in the military community, he sees value in the relationships that players forge with their teammates. “Team sports offers that sense of top competi-
tion with the greatest camaraderie there is,” Mooneyham declared. “We had each other’s back and fed off each other … it was the ultimate team effort. This program mixes all aspects of the base together into a common interest and friendships are formed that last forever.” In the spirit of enduring friendship, the 2012 Warriors paid seasonlong tribute to the late Lt. j.g. Thomas Cameron, a Coast Guard aviator who trained at the air station while playing in Warriors’ 2011 campaign. Cameron died during a February 2012 helicopter crash in Mobile, Ala. “We dedicated this season to Lt. j.g. Thomas Cameron and his family. We have a T-shirt with his picture on it that we hang in our dugout during every game,” Mooneyham related. The 2012 Warriors drew strength and inspiration from the memory of Cameron’s energy and
attitude. His resilience to setbacks and MVP-caliber play left a lasting impression on his team mates. “Every time that we stacked it up this year, and I mean every time, three to four times a game we would put all of our hands together and yell ‘1,2,3, Thomas.’ This championship was very emotional and was won for Thomas. He was the ultimate Warrior,” Mooneyham added. The 2012 Whiting Warriors championship will be commemorated in traditional ballgame fashion with a trophy for posterity and ceremonial rings for the players. USSSA will provide both items as the spoils of victory and the Warriors themselves will design the rings. The trophy will occupy a position of honor in the base headquarters building as a lasting testament to the air station’s winning tradition – on and off the field.
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NASP sewer system study announced
PWD Pensacola has contracted with AH/BC Navy Joint Venture LLC to conduct a wastewater sanitary sewer evaluation study at NAS Pensacola. The study will identify any defects in the sewer system, recommend associated rehabilitation with cost estimates of those defects and update the GPS mapping data. The study will be executed in three phases beginning Sept. 17. Field crews will utilize handheld computers to collect manhole inspection data, smoke testing equipment and remote video recording equipment. More information will follow regarding smoke testing scheduled to begin in mid-October. Field crews will operate from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. Crews will be working on or near roadways with signage to identify them as contractor vehicles. For more information, call Jeff Raggard at 4523131, ext. 3114.
Gallery show features wearable art
Blue Morning Gallery, 21 Palafox Place, will be open tonight, Sept. 14, for Gallery Night. Festivities include music by the Celtic band Sweet Prospect, samples of Dove chocolate and an opportunity to meet the artists. The current featured artist show, continuing through Oct. 6, is “Adorn – Art Jewelry.” Presenting wearable art are eight gallery jewelers: Donna Freckmann, Lyn Gentry, Jan Kurtz, Meghan McMillan, Joy Oxley, Delia Stone, Holly Vaughn and Elaine Woodward. For more information, call 429-9100.
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PSC Senior Club to meet Sept. 18
The PSC Senior Club will meet Sept. 18 at the Pensacola State College, Main Campus, Student Center. The social will begin at 2 p.m. with light refreshments. The meeting will begin at 2:30 p.m. with entertainment for about 30 minutes followed by a brief business meeting. The club has various activities every week. Membership is open to any Florida resident age 60 and older. The dues are $10 per year. For more information, call 471-1113.
Relief society offers ways to help others Coin collectors plan meeting, auction Can you donate three or four hours of your time one or more days per week to help a service man or woman? If the answer is yes, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) will provide free training and child care, and you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you helped make someone’s life a little better. For more information, call 452-2300.
Semper Fi run to be held Sept. 15
Marine Corps League and the Marine Corps Aviation Association are teaming up to present the 29th annual Semper Fi Charity Run Sept. 15. The race will start at the Blue Wahoos baseball stadium at 9 a.m. and end at Seville Quarter. Prerace events, including a flyover, will begin at the stadium at 8 a.m. Race participants may register online or with a mail-in form. Military units can contact email@example.com for information on discounts. For more information, visit www.semperfi charity.org or call 452-9460.
Imogene to reopen after three years
The Imogene Theatre in Milton is getting ready for its first major production since the 2009 fire that severely damaged the historic landmark. Panhandle Community Theatre will present the “Vaudeville Revue” at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 and Sept. 15 and 2 p.m. Sept. 16. Tickets are $10 each, and seating is limited. For more information, call (850) 221-7599 or go to www.panhandlecommunitytheatre.com.
Fishing tournament Sept. 21-23
The Pirates of Lost Treasure will present its annual fishing tournament, Pirates on the Gulf – Trolling for Booty, Sept. 21-23 at Holiday Harbor Marina. Cash prizes up to $400 per fish will be awarded. The Pirates of Lost Treasure is a not-for-profit Mardi Gras social organization that raises money for local community secret Santa drawings which donate new toys and clothing to needy children. For more information on the event, call 232-8737.
POW/MIA Luncheon to be Sept. 18
Members of the Pensacola Numismatic Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at Sonny’s Barbecue, 630 North Navy Blvd. Learn about the hobby of coin collecting. There is no cost to attend. A coin auction is held after completion of the meeting. For information, call Dan Hayes 206-3592.
Petty officer groups to play softball
A softball game between members of the NASP Chief Petty Officers’ Association and the First Class Petty Officers’ Association is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sept. 21 at the Barrancas Softball Field.
Navy League plans golf tournament
The Pensacola Council of the Navy League will be is presenting a four-person scramble golf tournament Sept. 21 at A.C. Reed Golf Club on board NAS Pensacola. The tournament is open to the public. There will be a 11:30 a.m. check in and a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $60 per person or $240 per team and includes lunch, door prize ticket, cart and green fees. Corporate sponsorship ($340) includes team and tee sign. For more information or to register, call 4368552.
Embry Riddle fall term starts Oct. 15
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University is conducting registration through Oct. 15. Hours on board NAS Pensacola are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at 250 Chambers Ave., Bldg. 634, Suite 033. Hours on board NAS Whiting Field are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday in Bldg, 1417, Room 163. Classes begin Oct. 15. New Student Orientation will be 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 10 onboard NAS Pensacola in Bldg. 634, suite 033. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University’s Pensacola campus offers certificate programs, associate and bachelor’s degree programs with various specializations in professional aeronautics and technical management and a master’s degree in of aeronautical science. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, visit www.embryriddle.edu/pensacola or call 458-1098.
The Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge, Pensacola Chapter, and the Pensacola Council of the Navy League will present the 14th annual POW/MIA Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 18 at Heritage Hall at Seville Quarter. Honored guests will be retired Air Force Col. Ronald J. Webb, who was a prisoner of war in Vietnam for six years, and retired Air Force Capt. Nat Mack, brother of Army Pfc. Ithiel E. Whatley (MIA since July 12, 1950). Cost is $17 per person. To make reservations, call 436-8552.
Runaway Sun, a blues-rock and Americana band from Houston, Texas, will make a tour stop in Pensacola to promote the band’s new record, “Let’s Run.” The show is scheduled for 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sept. 15 at the Handlebar, 319 North Tarragona St. Tickets are $5 to $8. For more information, go to www.runaway sun.com or www.handlebarpensacola.com.
POW/MIA service to be held Sept. 21
Second Division veterans plan reunion
The Naval Air Station Pensacola POW/MIA Memorial Service is scheduled for 9 a.m. Sept. 21 at the Barrancas National Cemetery Columbarium. Guest speaker will be retired U.S. Navy Capt. Chuck Klussman. For more information, call 452-2341 ext. 5
Saenger to show ‘Gone With the Wind’
The Pensacola Saenger Theatre has announced that “Gone With the Wind” is being added to the Classic Movies Series. The screening, which is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sept. 16, is being sponsored by the Friends of the Saenger in support of the Saenger’s pipe organ. Tickets are $5, and movie 10-pack tickets will be
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The Florida Branch of the Second (Indianhead) Division Association will be holding its annual reunion Oct. 12-14 at the Best Western Space Shuttle Inn in Titusville, Fla. For reservations, call the hotel at (321) 269-9100 and say you are with the Second Division. For more information, call the branch secretary-treasurer, Donald Calnan, at (561) 742-5379 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Volunteer with Junior Achievement
Would you or someone you know, like to inspire and prepare young people to be successful? Junior Achievement (JA) needs enthusiastic volunteers to train students to compete in a global economy.
JA volunteers give about an hour each week, for five to seven weeks to illustrate business concepts through hands-on activities, regardless of background or experience. JA provides a training session along with materials and class support. To volunteer, contact Alexia Mader at 477-1420 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go to http://nwfl.ja.org.
Arts and crafts booths available at fair
Spaces are available for arts and crafts vendors for the 78th Pensacola Interstate Fair, which is scheduled for Oct. 18-28. There are 8-by-8 foot and 10-by-10 foot booths available for displaying items. Applications and vendor rates are available at www.pensacolafair.com. For more information, contact Natalee Brooks, concession manager, at 9444500 or email@example.com.
You can play with Allied Forces Soccer
Soccer players who are new to the area are welcome to join the Allied Forces Soccer team that represents the area’s military bases. In addition to weekly pick-up soccer, the team has openings for the local adult soccer league’s 11-ASide and 6-A-Side fall seasons. Competitive players as well as recreational players are welcome. Training, ongoing tryouts and small-sided games are held at various places. Up-to-date information is posted on the Allied Forces Soccer Facebook page. For more information, contact David Toellner at 382-5494 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Mind, Body, Spirit’ fair Oct. 5
November marks the 70th anniversary of Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC). Supporting the anniversary celebrations, NATTC will present a “Mind, Body, Spirit” fair Oct. 5 in the aviation support hangar at the mega building (Bldg. 3460) to promote the integrity of the whole person. The fair will include a diverse group of participants with interactive displays and food. It will present wellness in a festive atmosphere that will be open to both service members and dependents. If you are seeking command involvement, contact CMC Michael Knowles at michael.d.knowles @navy.mil. All other inquiries can be directed to Chaplain (Lt. Cmdr.) Jeff Bornemann at email@example.com.
German squadron plans Oktoberfest
The 2nd German Air Force Training Squadron stationed at Naval Air Station Pensacola will hold its annual Oktoberfest at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Mustin Beach Club. Tickets cost $40 and include a beer stein to take home, a German meal of brats-krautpretzel and unlimited beverages. The event will feature a 17-piece band, dancing and merriment. Tickets are on sale at the squadron’s office. Forms of payment are cash or check (made out to 2GAFTS). For more information, call 452-2693.
Epilepsy group targeting brain injury
Through its offices in Pensacola, Pace and Fort Walton Beach, the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida (EFOF) is conducting an educational outreach program for veterans, active duty military, their families and professional health care providers about the correlation between Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and epilepsy. In addition, the foundation is offering support and assistance for the troops, their families and health care professionals. If you would like more information or would like to receive an educational presentation, contact EFOF Community Resource Specialist Judy Copeland at firstname.lastname@example.org in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties and Constance Brown at email@example.com in Okaloosa and Walton counties.
USO looking for volunteers
The USO onboard NAS Pensacola is looking for volunteers to help staff the facility, especially during nights and weekends. The NASP USO facility serves more than 250 military personnel per day and is staffed by 99 percent volunteers. Anyone who is interested should visit www.usovolunteer.org.
Newcomer’s Club mixes games, lunch
The Newcomer’s Club of Greater Pensacola meets at 9 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Pensacola Yacht Club. The meeting features games and lunch for $14. The club is open to all women who have resided in Pensacola two years or less. Monthly activities include tours, a book club, bridge, bunco, bowling and a chef’s night out. For more information, call Valerie Zubke at 530-3926 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take a ride in a sailplane in Beulah
Members of the Coastal Soaring Association are offering introductory sailplane flights for $75. Flights can be scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays at Coastal Airport, 6001 West Nine Mile Road in Beulah. Call Art deTonnancourt at 516-4076, or e-mail at email@example.com. Anyone with an interest in gliders can join the association. For more information or to view a schedule go to http://coastalsoaring.org.
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Diversity United, Building Americas Future Today Hispanic Heritage Month By Mike O’Connor Gosport Associate Editor
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 2012, “Diversity United, Building America’s Future Today,” was selected by the National Council of Hispanic Employment Program Managers (NCHEPM) to reflect the strength of the cultural roots of Hispanic people from Europe, Africa and the Americas. 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 (2010), 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
52.0 million: The Hispanic population of the United States as of July 1, 2011, making people of Hispanic origin the nation’s largest ethnic or race minority. Hispanics constituted 16.7 percent of the nation’s total population. In addition, there are 3.7 million residents of Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory. 1.3 million: Number of Hispanics added to the nation’s population between July 1, 2010, and July 1, 2011. This number is more than half of the approximately 2.3 million added to the nation’s population during this period. 2.5 percent: Percentage increase in the Hispanic population between 2010 and 2011. 132.8 million: The projected Hispanic
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nation’s population by that date. 50.5 million: The number of Hispanics counted during the 2010 Census. This was about a 43 percent increase from the Hispanic population in the 2000 Census, which was 35.3 million. Second: Ranking of the size of the U.S. Hispanic population worldwide, as of 2010. Only Mexico (112 million) had a larger Hispanic population than the United States (50.5 million). Florida: The state with the highest median age, 34, within the Hispanic population. More than 50 percent: The percent of all the Hispanic population that live in California, Florida and Texas as of July 1, 2011.
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Naval Hospital Pensacola, June 26-July 16 Kaleb Morgan Burke, was born to Staff Sgt. Brian and Candace Burke, June 26. Zeus Thanos Ross, was born to Sgt. Zebulon and Tamra Ross, June 28. Janessa Nicole Edwards, was born to CTN2 Antwon and Matrika Edwards, June 30. Russell Allen Kelley III, was born to AC2 Russell II and Tiffiny Kelley, June 30. Rowan Paz Algert, was born to Lt. Daniel and Lt. Lesley Algert, July 1. Alizabetta Grace Pittman, was born to Staff Sgt. Joseph and Valerie Pittman, July 4. Amelia Jane Ross, was born to Staff Sgt. Raymond and Abbie Ross, July 6. Gabriel Willis Linsley, was born to PR1 Robert and Christina Linsley, July 7. Evelynn Renee Wood, was born to Sgt. Cody and Mariah Wood, July 10. Orion Bryce Ross, was born to CTT3 Cameron and Ariel Ross, July 10. Danielle Rose Witkowski, was born to Capt. Thomas and Meghann Witkowski, July 11. Ella Olivia Serna, was born to Sgt. Julian and Kristen Serna, July 13. Zoe Gessilynne Hungerford, was born to Paul Hungerford and Johanna Olivas, July 13. Raelyn Georgiann Whitman, was born to Staff Sgt. James and Candace Whitman, July 13. Elizabeth Faith Picou, was born to Capt. Kyle and Brandi Picou, July 14. Traivus Seancory Freddie, was born to Lt. j.g. Travis and Deniqua Freddie, July 14. Dakota Marie Briggs, was born to BM2 Christopher and Kristina Briggs, July 15. Caylie Kim Ezell, was born to AO2 Jared and Holly Ezell, July 16. Alanna Cynthia Novellano, was born to AC1 Paul Jr. and Diana Novellano, July 16.
Navy Exchange hosts reenlistment ceremony By Hollie Livingston Pensacola NEX
For centuries service men and women have answered the call of duty in national defense. Nothing so solemnly affirms one’s commitment to that duty better than the enlistment oath of office. On Aug. 24, the Navy Exchange (NEX) Corry Station student store hosted the official Navy reenlistment ceremony of CTR1 Kip Miller. Miller, from Lansing, Mich., served 10 years in the Navy before deciding to reenlist for an additional six years. “I would like to have my reenlistment at the NEX because all of the employees are very friendly and this is something they might not normally see,” Miller said. The ceremony was performed by Lt. Cmdr. Christopher J. Storey with attendance by Center for Information Dominance Commanding Officer Cmdr. Luciana Sung and Executive Officer Lt. Cmdr. Ira Lambeth. NEX Corry Station Store Manager Kim Vestal takes pride in serving her patrons and has developed a close relationship with many of them. “It is exciting that CTR1 Miller chose to have his reenlistment here with us,” Vestal said. “We feel privileged to be a
(Above) CTR1 Kip Miller takes the oath of reenlistment from Lt. Cmdr. Christopher J. Storey; (below) Miller accepts congratuations from well-wishers.
part of such a life event.” Following the ceremony, patrons
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CID hosts ACE college credit recommendation evaluation team By CID Public Affairs
The Center for Information Dominance (CID) hosted an on-site evaluation team from the American Council on Education (ACE) Aug. 22-24. This is one of a series of visits the ACE program makes annually to military installations to review and evaluate training courses and occupations. “The purpose of the site visit for course evaluations is to review and evaluate the military training courses here at CID,” Supervisory Instructional Systems Specialist and CID ACE & Council on Education (COE) Liaison Denise Myers said. “The ACE recommendations are based on the knowledge and skill required for each specialization.” Since 1945, ACE has provided a collaborative link between the U.S. Department
of Defense (DoD) and higher education through the review of military training and experiences, and is coordinated through the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES). Based on the ACE findings and recommendations, individual colleges and universities may award equivalent college credits for military training and/or experience a service member successfully completes. Thanks to those ACE recommendations, Sailors can receive academic credit for most of their training, including boot camp. Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) Institutional Accreditation Manager Roland E. Perez explained that people often confuse the ACE recommendations with accreditation,
which though similar sounding, is an altogether separate process. “The term ‘accreditation’ is not associated with the ACE process,” Perez said. “ACE evaluates qualified training courses and selected military experiences for academic credit recommendations. Accreditation, on the other hand, is a distinct and separate process.” Part of that process is a 10year review of Navy occupations and Navy courses, or whenever significant changes to the duties and tasks change for a specific rate or when major changes in courses occur. For example, the Cryptologic Technician Networks (CTN) “A” school has seen major changes to its curriculum with the addition of the Joint Cyber Analysis Course (JCAC).
During the three-day review at CID the ACE Evaluation Team, which was composed of six college and university professors and four ACE staff, evaluated two Navy enlisted ratings – information systems technician (IT) and CTN – and six CID technical training courses. All of ACE’s recommendations for credit are based on reviews conducted by professors who are active at colleges and universities around the country. How they make that determination is by analyzing teaching materials, identifying learning outcomes and recommending whether colleges and universities will accept that experience and training for college credit. The ACE recommendation identifies and describes the discipline, the level of learning and the number of credit hours offered by individual training programs and other educational experiences.
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Morale, Welfare and Recreation The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities that the whole family can participate in. For more information, call 452-8285 or visit the MWR website: www.naspensacola-mwr.com.
Riders turn the corner near the T.T. Wentworth Museum, Jr. Florida State Museum in downtown Pensacola during the cycling classic in 2011. Photo by Joseph Damaso
Bicycle racers rolling into town By David Mayo Subway Pensacola Cycling Classic
The Pensacola Cycling Classic has added Subway to its title. The sponsorship enables organizers of the bike race, which is in its third year, to increase the prize purse to attract professional racers. Regional pros and top amateur cyclists will be racing in the threestage event for $25,000 in prize money, up from $12,000 last year. The race, which is being presented by Anderson Subaru, is under USA Cycling permit, so points are also on the line. The three stages include the
Details • What: Subway Pensacola Cycling Classic. • When: Sept. 15 and Sept. 16. • Cost: Free for spectators. • Contact: www.pensacola cyclingclassic.com.
Sept. 15 road race in the Blackwater River State Forest (north of Milton), the time trial on Pensacola Beach later the same day and the criterium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept 16 in downtown Pensacola. The criterium is a spectator favorite best described as
“NASCAR on bikes.” It features multiple laps on a confined route about one mile in length. The start/finish line for the criterium will be at the intersection of Government and Jefferson streets. There is prize money available for top finishers in each stage and the overall winners who turn in the fastest combined times. There are many categories of competitors including the top levels of pro as well as beginners, juniors, women and masters. Handcyclists, including members of the Paralyzed Veterans of America Racing Team, also will be competing.
At the movies FRIDAY
“Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days,” PG, 4:45 p.m.; “Batman: Dark Knight Rises,” PG13, 5:15 p.m., 8:30 p.m.; “Step Up Revolution” (3D), PG-13, 6:45 p.m.; “The Watch,” R, 9 p.m.
“Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days,” PG, noon; “Ice Age Continental Drift” (3D), PG, 12:15 p.m.; “Step Up Revolution” (3D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “The Watch,” R, 4:45 p.m., 7 p.m. “Moonrise Kingdom,” PG-13, 6:45 p.m.; “Batman: Dark Knight Rises,” (PG-13), 9 p.m.; “Savages,” R, 9:15 p.m.
“Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days,” PG, noon; “Ice Age Continental Drift” (2D), PG, 1 p.m.; “The Watch,” R, 2:30 p.m. “Batman: Dark Knight Rises,” PG-13, 3:15 p.m., 6:30 p.m.; “End of Watch,” R, 5 p.m. (Free sneak preview)
“Moonrise Kingdom,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Step Up Revolution” (3D), PG-13, 5:15 p.m.; “Savages,” R, 7 p.m.; “The Watch,” R, 7:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY “Step Up Revolution” (2D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Batman: Dark Knight Rises,” PG-13, 6
p.m.; “The Watch,” R, 7 p.m. THURSDAY
“Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days,” PG, 5 p.m.; “Batman: Dark Knight Rises,” (PG-13), 6 p.m.; “Savages,” R, 7 p.m.
COST Regular: $3 adults, $1.50 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger 3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger
• Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show: Don’t miss out on the Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show, which is scheduled for Nov. 2 and 3 onboard NAS Pensacola. Admission to the 2012 air show is free and guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs/seating. If you are looking for reserved seating options, visit the air show website at www.naspairshow.com and click on “tickets here” for a full listing of reserved seating options: Bleacher, box and flightline. You may also purchase your tickets at the Corry Station ITT Office, Bldg. 3787. Check out the air show website for the military and civilian performers for this year’s show. For more information, call the ITT Office at 452-6362. • Mustin Beach Club special event: Texas Hold ’em Poker Tournament 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. today, Sept. 14 at the Mustin Beach Club Ready Room. Entry Fee: $10 and pre-registration required. The Mustin Beach Club is open to all hands - military and DoD. There will be light hors d’oeuvres and sodas. Top winners will get prizes. For more information, call the Ready Room at Mustin Beach Club at 452-2137. • MWR Giant Outdoor Flea Market: Noon to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 16. Come out and shop at more than 80 booths with items ranging from new to lightly used. The flea market is located at the Corry Sports Complex off Highway 98, ¼ mile west of the intersection of Highway 98 and Navy Boulevard. It’s free and open to all hands and the general public. For more information, call 452-8285. • NASP running club: Continue on Tuesdays at 6 a.m. and Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. Rendezvous at the Radford Fitness Center on NASP. Open to all levels: Run, trot, walk, stagger or crawl. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org and Michelle.email@example.com or call 452-9845. • Spin class: Two-hour Hurricane Spin Class 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. tomorrow, Sept. 15, at the Radford Fitness Center on NAS Pensacola, Bldg. 4143. The instructor will be Greg. For more information, contact Lisa at 452-6802. • Chef’s specials: The Oaks Restaurant, 190 Radford Blvd., Bldg. 3495, NAS Pensacola. Try the gyro with spicy fries Sept. 17 to Sept. 21. Chicken salad platter will be featured Sept. 24 to Sept. 28. Cost is $7.50. The Oaks also offers a selection of Blue Plate Specials Monday through Thursday for $7.25. The specials include a drink. Full service catering is available for parties, receptions and meetings either in the restaurant or on the outside patio deck. For catering assistance, call 452-3748. • ITT deals and discounts: The ITT Office has new tickets available for Universal Studios Orlando Halloween Horror Nights, DeLuna Fest, Six Flags Over Georgia, Disney Armed Forces Salute Hopper Passes and the Troy vs. Navy football game (includes transportation for $105). ITT also has a number of free tickets for the military from Busch Gardens, Gatorland Orlando, Kennedy Space Center, Wet & Wild and more. For information, call ITT at 452-6362. • Social media: For instant access to MWR events, programs and activities, visit the MWR Facebook page: at www.facebook.com/mwrpensacola or the MWR website at www.naspensacola-mwr.com. MWR offers a Text-2Connect service that provides patrons with weekly event updates, cancellation notices and chances to win free stuff. To sign up. Text “NASPMWR” to “30364” and send. If you do not want to receive messages any more, text “STOP” and send, and you will be removed from the list.
Details: 452-3522 or www.nasppensacola-mwr.com
Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and holidays and 10:30 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Off-base trips leave from the NASP Liberty Center, but you must sign up in advance. For more information, call 452-2372 or visit www.naspensacola-mwr.com/sing sail/liberty.htm.
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September 14, 2012
Combined Federal Campaign The EscaRosa Combined Federal Campaign has officially kicked off. This is your opportunity to positively impact the lives of others through a donation to the
charity of your choice during the CFC. CFC pledging is easy and convenient; pledge now online at www.escarosacfc.org or see your command/office representative for other
pledging options. Give a little, help a lot. For more information, contact the CFC office at 452-2029, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
one hour and 15 minutes. For information, call Brenda Turner at 432-1475, ext. 410. • Volunteer website: The “United We Serve” website is now working. It is a web resource that participants can use to identify volunteer opportunities in their local areas. To look for volunteer opportunities, visit www.serve.gov. • Big Brothers Big Sisters: Volunteers are needed for BBBS in Northwest Florida. For information, visit www.bbbsnwfl.org. • Restoring the USS Alabama: Volunteers are needed to help in the restora-
tion of the USS Alabama. For information, call Owen Miller at (251) 767-1507. • Learn to Read: Learn to Read of Northwest Florida is an adult literacy program. For information, call 432-4347.
Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach is seeking volunteers for opportunities including: • Northwest Florida Blood Services: The Northwest Florida Blood Services is seeking volunteers to help in general drive preparation. For information, call Christen Glover at 473-3853, ext. 132. • Council on Aging of West Florida: Meals on Wheels delivery volunteers are needed to take meals to homebound elderly citizens of Escambia County. Volunteers may deliver meals on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. The average time spent delivering is
For more information on these or others opportunities available, contact NASP Community Outreach at 452-2034, e-mail NASPensacolaCommunity Outreach@Facebook.com or find information on Facebook at NAS Pensacola Community Outreach.
Fleet and Family Support Center The following classes are offered by the FFSC, 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, unless otherwise noted. • Parenting: Zero to Two Years of Age: A class to help prepare you for the arrival of your new baby is offered quarterly. Next class is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Nov. 16. To register, call 452-5990, ext.
3122. If you have specific questions, call 452-5900, ext. 3143. Peer to Peer Support Group: Talk through issues that occur when you experience a traumatic (wartime) event. Discussing your problems with peers is proven to be more successful to your wellbeing than discussing it with others.
Because peers served in the military, you can identify with each other. For service members and veterans returning from deployment, this is an opportunity to come together and share experiences. Meetings are held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. If you would like to attend, call 452-5990, ext. 3122.
NAS Pensacola Protestant • Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday.** • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday.* • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday.** • Women’s Bible study, 9 a.m. Tuesday.*** • Fellowship dinner, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. • Bible study, 6 p.m. Wednesday.*** Roman Catholic • Sacrament of Penance, 3:45 p.m. Saturday.**** • Mass, 4:30 p.m. Saturday.* • Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday.* • Mass, noon Monday and Thursday.**** Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday**
NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study 9 a.m. Sunday, chapel conference room. • Chapel choir 9 a.m. Sunday, sanctuary.
• Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Praise and worship, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday. • Mass, 11 a.m. Tuesday, small chapel.
Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday. Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. *Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel **All Faiths Chapel ***J.B. McKamey Center ****Lady of Loreto Chapel For more information, call 452-2341.
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Waterfront home 3 - 4 B R / 4 B A Call 3 BED/3 BATH $549,000 Ramona Preston IN 70‘x75’ Coldwell Banker STEEL United 850-982HANGAR 0845
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Homes for rent 2 BR/1BA+bonus room, $775/mo. +$775 dep. 226 Betty Rd. Off Barrancas. 504-717-3506 Available Sept. 1
Four bedroom, plus bonus room, 1.75 bath. 1426 College Parkway, Gulf Breeze. 1,684 SQFT. Garage is 14X40 with a 12X12 utility shed. $975/month plus $975 deposit. 7480495
1/1.5 Trailer for rent. W/D included. Mini backyard shed 6550 Pinto Ave Milton. 425/300 No Pets. 525-6500
Articles for Sale
8 month old male Yorkie, crate trained, rehoming fee $250. 619623-4429.
Black powder, 1862 Army reproduction. 44 caliber, revolver. Never fired. $100. 454-9486
Perdido! 2 bedroom/2 bath, furnished condo, pool, beach access. 10 minutes to NAS. $995 plus power. 205-616-6292
100 New Donors Needed. Save a life. Make a Difference. New donors can donate Services life saving plasma and receive $100 Piano Lessons: compensation in donations. Experienced teacher two 3810 ages six thru adult. Talecris, Barrancas Ave., Phone: 341-7677 850-456-0975, www.Grifolsplas A short ad ma.com. Walk ins Current would fit welcome picture ID, Social here Security Number required
Cockatiel, Young male dark grey w/yellow face & white-edged wings for sale. $35. 255-5591
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Baker’s rake $50. 26” fan $25. TV stand w/glass doors $50. 4550237 PSE compound hunting bow, fully outfitted with best accessories and hard case. $100. 497-1167 Deer hunting supplies and equipment, camouflage cold weather gear, calls, scents, etc. 712-1425 Guitar/Amp Ibanez RGZEX2 elec. Guitar with case and cord, Peavey 15W, 8” Amp. All $200. 449-6928
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TV-32” Sharp brand, older model with flat screen and tube back. Perfect condition. $50. 449-6928
Speer gun. AB Biller. Teak wood, 48” new condition. Retails for $429. Sell for $200. 497-1167
Archery. Youth, or ladies bow. 3045 pounds at 26”. Fully dressed with best accessories. New condition Oak TV cabinet $60. 454-9486 with doors/drawer in center. Height: 1950s Cocktail 71”, Width: 39”, Ring, one Depth: 22.5” 776- diamond, six 7183 rubies, appraised $5100, priced Drum set, Pacific $2500/obo Call 5-piece, black 983-1585 satin finish, chrome, birch- 1950s couch type shells. Sabian chairs and two cymbals hardware additional chairs. included. Contact $250 for all. 3828 Larry, 453-4721. W. Navy Blvd. 983-1585 Canoe. 17’ used aluminum, strong, Slightly stable, unsinkable, elliptical, $100. and very pretty. 2 Works great, have paddles. $300. owner’s manual. 452-3079 712-1425 Sofa and love seat with big cushions. $400 OBO. 4568909
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30 all tube radios. S c h w i n n Elliptical model 983-1585 420 exc.cond.very great White Stanley sturdy, $400 solid wook machine. bunkbed set near NAS 292includes dresser 0561 desk nightstand $750 Call Keith Girls bedroom suite with canopy. 324-2777 White. Matt & Dell Desktop: box springs. $450. 320g HD 455-8384 CD/DVD, wifi, 17in flat monitor. Entertainment $325 w/webcam + Center $65. 206$10. Desk $25. 6436 457-2656 Nat. bamboo Dell Desktop PCL couch $200 2 nat. 40g w/new 20in bamboo lounge flat mon $275; chairs $50.00 ea good 320g w/17 in flat very call mon $325. Call for condition details 457-2656 453-1909 Desk: Bedroom desk both good condition $25 & $35. Desk chair $10. Webcam $10. 3 CD stereo $30. 457-2656 Formal dining room suite for sale. Table, 6 cushioned chairs, china cabinet. $2,800 neg. 530-0665
Golf Clubs. S p a l d i n g Executive 3-P $ 1,3,5 Clubs. Bag, balls and tees. $125 292-7587 Golf Clubs, Taylor made 2-P irons. assorted clubs, bag, balls and tees. $150 292-7587
Autos for sale
R e g a l Commodore 2760 30’ luxury cabin cruiser, loaded w/generator, windlass, extended swim platform, sleeps 6. $34,995 or trade for comparable car w/ low miles. 5291027
N e w l y renovated 3/2 2-car garage, fenced yard, minutes from b a s e s . $1,000/mo, deposit, pet deposit. 330858-5389
Near Navy H o s p i t a l 2BD/2BA at 6397 Lake Charlene Lane. Asking $800/month call 458-7950 or 4562989
Roommate to share 3 b/r home near Cordova Mall. Private bath, pool, WiF. $465 monthly 619-4417 R o o m m a t e wanted to share 21 home. $300. plus utilities. 455-3125
Like new, 3/2, 5910 Drive, front & back porch, blinds, fenced $85,000 456-6855 or 982-5870
Ten acre farm for sale. 7 stall barn w/apt. Stocked pond. Near Pensacola in Milton. 910-2430. $199K
E x c e l l e n t condition new paint & tires 1999 Mitsubushi Sedan ES. 107,000 miles. $4,000. 3 9 0 - 0 1 5 5 . NEXLOT 1997 Honda Odyssey. 197,000 miles. Runs well. Blue. New battery. $3,000. 206-6436
Motorcycles 2007 Kawasaki Vulcan Classic. 11,000 miles. Blue, $4,399 obo. 494-9773 or 2663535.
Misc. Motors BOAT FOR SALE "Robalo 2160 cuddy cabin for sale. New bimini top in 2011. 200 HP Mercury Mariner and trailer. Boat is a '94, runs fine, put on trailer after storm scare. $9,999. Call Mike at 723-9565."
Real Estate Homes for rent For rent, three minutes from NAS main gate. One bedroom, one bath, tile f l o o r s , washer/dryer in each unit, quiet neighborhood. $650/month. $300 deposit. 456-5432
Two bedroom, two bath condo on Grande Dr. Unit 1712. Behind Cordova Mall. Garage, fireplace, appliances, new paint and carpet. $110,000. 2066436
Three bedroom 1 ½ bath. 1100 SQF. 1 3 5 4 Heatherwood Circle. Outside back gate of NAS. Available Nov. 1. E f f i c i e n c y $750/month, yard included. apartment, cute care 483-0064 and private with small loft, next to NAS. Includes R e s p o n s i b l e all utilities, couple, beautiful Energy w a s h e r / d r y e r home. 3/2 hookup, basic efficient cable, wifi. 1800SF, rustic lot. $ 5 2 5 / m o n t h . Near NAS $950 457-9264 453-4769
Roommates R o o m m a t e w a n t e d . Townhome 1 mile out the backgate of NAS Pensacola. Wa t e r f r o n t / furnished. 843513-3424 R o o m m a t e wanted. $595 per month, all included. Private b e d r o o m , bathroom and living room with flat screen TV, cable, HP internet, electric, water, gas, etc. Pool and deck to enjoy. 776-4853 Roommate to share large 2 story home near base. $495/mo. Utilities included. 1 mile from. For more info call 206-3331
F S B O Reasonably priced 3br/2ba brick home. 7108 Homes for sale Coronado Dr. $67,900. 455F S B O 3426 Leave Affordable, new message 3/2, 8427 Rose Avenue, open For sale: $38,000 porch, blinds, T o w n h o u s e fenced $85,000 3BR/2.5Ba, 1350 456-6855 or 982- sf., kitchen equipt, 5870 garage, new roof, must see inside— F S B O immaculate. 982Affordable, new 8865 2/2, 8423 Rose Avenue, open A s s u m e porch, blinds, m o r t g a g e fenced $75,000 $ 5 8 4 / m o . 456-6855 or 982Payment, 1700 sf 5870 townhouse. N o r t h e a s t Kitchen equipt, W/D, Pensacola, Darling plus 4-2 brick home in surround sound, M a z u r e k completely rebuilt Plantation. Cody 2005, tile floors, & Olive. Asking must see inside— $160,000. Call immaculate. 982291-5056 to see. 8865
Lots for sale 25 acres Lakeview, creek, hardwoods, surveyed. Listed VAG or VR. 134K, must see. 438-4416 25 acres. L a k e v i e w, s t r e a m s , hardwoods, surveyed. VAG or VR. $134K must see, make offer. 384-6926 Lake lot in Moors with oaks. Build for less than $200K. Navy families, great schools. 9102430. $22K
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