NHP prescription drug take back day ... Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) will be hosting a prescription drug take back day Sept. 27, at the satellite pharmacy (next to the commissary) from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Drop off any unused medications to be disposed of properly. Medications that accumulate in the home can be dangerous to children, pets and others. The event is completely anonymous and is free. All prescription and over-the-counter medications will be accepted, but intravenous solutions, injectables and needles will not be. For more information, contact the NHP Pharmacy at 505-6640.
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CNRSE wraps up 2014 Feds Feeds Families campaign NAS Pensacola donated 96,557 pounds – more than 25 percent of Navy Region Southeast’s total By Twilla Smith Navy Region Southeast Public Affairs
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Navy Region Southeast recently completed another successful year of food and non-perishable donations collected for the Feds Feeds Families campaign. Feds Feeds Families primary goal is to help end hunger in America by offering emergency food assistance to support families across the country. This year’s campaign ran from June1 to Aug. 31 throughout the region and the country. All region totals Navywide were turned in Sept. 5 for a grand total of 1,310,374 pounds collected throughout the nation. Navy Region Southeast announced it collected 373,299 pounds of food and non-perishable donations accounting for 30 percent of the
DoN releases energy survey From the Office of the Chief of Information
WA S H I N G T O N (NNS) – The Navy opened an online energy survey to service members throughout the Navy, Aug. 25, to gain a better understanding on how the fleet views the role of energy in the Navy’s mission. Participants in the survey are chosen via random selection among service members. The survey results will be used to help guide ongoing planning efforts with the Department of the Navy’s (DoN) energy program. The survey will be available for 30 days and the results are expected back in October. In October 2009 the Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus laid out five aggressive energy goals to improve the Navy’s energy security and efficiency, increase the Navy’s energy independence, and help lead the nation toward a clean energy economy. The DoN is achieving several initiatives through
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nationwide total. NAS Pensacola’s contribution was 96,557 pounds, with Naval Air Technical Training Center the largest giver with 8,144 pounds. “It was a banner year for us, and our community,” said Cmdr. Steven “Todd” Orren, NASP command chaplain. “I am very happy with the response from all those who gave to those who need it most. This is an amazing program that helps feed those who are hungry in our community; who wouldn’t feel good about that?” Each region and all of its installions collect donations and choose local area food banks to distribute the collected food items. This year’s donations for Navy Region Southeast were collected
“There will be no forgetting Sept. 11 ...” At Naval Air Station Pensacola’s 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony, Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins delivers his remarks at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Tributes from service members, music by the Naval Air Technical Training Center Choir, a volley fire salute and a two-bell ceremony rounded out the day’s honors. Photo by Mike O’Connor
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Chief petty officers pinned at NAS Pensacola By Lt. Jonathan Bacon NATTC PAO
Twenty-two instructors from Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Pensacola were promoted to the rank of chief petty officer during a basewide ceremony aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Sept. 16. At the ceremony, 31 Sailors, from commands across NASP received the gold fouled anchors, khaki combination covers, and the right to be called “chief.” The ceremony capped off six weeks of training where the chief selects were educated on Navy customs and traditions, and prepared for
Thirty-one Sailors from commands across NASP were promoted to the rank of chief petty officer during a Sept. 16 pinning ceremony. Photo by MC1 Bruce Cummins
their new role as senior enlisted leaders. In his opening remarks, Capt.
Keith Hoskins, NASP commanding officer, reminded the new chiefs that “only the highly capa-
ble and incomparable have been selected to the wear the fouled anchor.” He challenged them to be “shining examples of pride and professionalism,” and that in their new role they will be expected to mentor junior officers, and be a fountain of wisdom for junior Sailors. Hoskins encouraged the new chiefs to lead with honor, courage and commitment, and to act as a moral compass. Naval Education and Training Command Force Master Chief Jon Port used his remarks, as the guest speaker, to speak to the new chiefs about legacy, and foundations. He
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New Corry track gives users professional-grade athletic surfaces Story, photo By Mike O’Connor Gosport Associate Editor
The grass underfoot was synthetic, but the smiles were real as a ribbon was cut Sept. 10 to dedicate a reconstructed track and athletic infield facility at NAS Pensacola Corry Station. Base officials, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast (NavFac SE) personnel and representatives from contractor Cape Design Engineering were on hand for the ceremony, which officially opened for use a 440-yard running track and synthetic turf infield on the inside of the track. “We’ve done several fields for the Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) organization on Navy bases and this will be the fourth one we’ve completed,” Mark Lueders, construc-
tion manager for Cape Design Engineering, said. “It’s a little bit different from the other ones in that the drainage design is a little more rigorous, however everything came out beautifully. One of the things we’ve noticed when we do projects that affect the recreational aspects of the base is that the results are very gratifying for everybody – you get to see the troops out there using the product. Everyone
seems to like the play of the field; the (synthetic) surface makes it a little easier on their joints.” The work included reconstruction and surfacing of the existing track pavement and installation of synthetic track infield, along with underground facilities (storm drain and water).
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NASP Corry Station’s track and infield facility is reopened with a ribbon cutting Sept. 10.
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NHP: Urgent Care Clinic appointments now available From Naval Hospital Pensacola
TRICARE beneficiaries can now schedule appointments at Naval Hospital Pensacola’s (NHP) Urgent Care Center (UCC) for evenings and weekends. The appointments will be available Monday-Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. and weekends and holidays from noon-9 p.m. Appointments can be made through www.tricareonline.com or by calling the UCC at 505-6731. Appointments can also be made through the Nurse Advice Line by calling 1-800-TRICARE (option 1) 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
“We want to provide the best care possible at our UCC and give beneficiaries the opportunity to schedule appointments to meet their urgent care needs,” said Cmdr. Carolyn Rice, director of medical services. Since opening June 1, the UCC has been fulfilling its mission of providing exceptional care quickly and efficiently. Beneficiaries visiting the UCC should expect quick service. The average length of time for a visit to the UCC is approximately an hour. Common treatments at NHP’s UCC include sore throats, ear infections and fevers. Beneficiaries with true emergencies such as chest pain, stroke-like symp-
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and dropped off at Waste Not Want Not in Orange Park, Fla. Waste Not Want Not is a volunteer organization that exists to prevent the discarding of items that can be used to fight hunger and poverty in the community. This year’s August issue of National Geographic mentioned the Feds Feeds Families campaign as a program that could be used to help fight the “The New Face of Hunger.” “The 2014 Feds Feed Families campaign was an overwhelming success due to the hard work of the Sailors at each installation throughout the Southeast Region,” said RPC (SW/FMF) Michael A. Hawthorne, the region coordinator for the 2014 Feds Feeds Families campaign. Although the 2014 Feds Feed Families campaign is coming to an end, your local food banks welcome donations year round. The Feeding America Web site provides a locator tool that can assist you with finding local food banks in your area. Visit http://feeding america.org/foodbankresults.aspx to find a local food bank near you because fighting hunger is a year-round effort.
charged the new chiefs to lead with humility, and not to mistake military courtesies for respect for the person wearing the uniform. “You are the legacy of generations of chiefs who came before, and you are the foundation of generations of future chiefs to come,” Port said. Following the speakers’ remarks, and a presentation on the meaning of the chief’s insignia; family, friends, and shipmates pinned the gold fouled anchors, with the superimposed silver letters “U.S.N.” to their Sailor’s khaki shirt collars, and placed a khaki combination cover atop their head. With their new rank affixed, each was piped through the side boys and presented to the assembled audience. One of the NATTC instructors promoted was ACC Vincent Cooke. “It feels really good to be pinned today, and I think that coming to Pensacola as an instructor helped me get to this point,” Cooke said. Following the ceremony, NATTC Command Master Chief Kirk Klawitter commented about his history at the training command. “After two full previous tours here at NATTC, and now as the command master chief, I take a lot of pride in seeing this day take place each year,” he said. “Thirteen years ago I earned my anchors here in Pensacola, and my wife pinned me in the Naval Aviation Schools Command theater. Each of us that wear the chief’s anchor know exactly how the newly pinned chiefs of the class of FY15 are feeling. Each year we get the opportunity to see our ranks grown, and
toms or serious trauma should always call 911 or visit an ER. If beneficiaries are in doubt as to whether they should visit an ER or the UCC, the Nurse Advice Line (1-800-TRICARE, option 1) is available to assist with that decision. Beneficiaries enrolled in one of the hospital’s Medical Home Port Teams should always contact their team before visiting the UCC during normal clinic hours. The UCC is open seven days a week from 10 a.m.9 p.m. and is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries including TRICARE Prime, Standard and TRICARE For Life at no cost.
also reflect ourselves. “None of us would be where we are today without the love and support of our family, and those that have gone before us,” Klawitter continued. “Times have changed, and I am a firm believer that CPO-365 does work. We in the Pensacola area take a lot of pride in ensuring that the newly pinned chiefs are ready to accept, and carry the weight of being called a chief petty officer. I honestly cannot think of a better place to make chief, and am so proud to see what this group will bring to our mess.” For more than 70 years, NATTC has been delivering training and increasing readiness within the Naval Aviation Enterprise. NATTC graduates approximately 15,000 Navy, Marine and international students annually. The majority of the student body is comprised of enlisted personnel attending “A” schools, where they gain the knowledge and skills required to perform in the fleet as technicians at the apprentice level. Advanced schools provide higher level technical knowledge for senior petty officer’s, and specialty schools offer specific skills not particular to any one rating, such as airman apprentice training, maintenance, personal financial management and shipboard aircraft firefighting. NATTC also conducts technical training for officers in aviation fuels, carrier air traffic control center operations, aircraft launch and recovery equipment, shipboard aircraft fire fighting and amphibious air traffic control center operations. For more information about Naval Air Technical Training Center, visit their website at https://www. netc. navy. mil/ centers/cnatt/nattc/Default.aspx
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the energy goals and views the survey as a critical step to continue in the process. If you are a service member who has received the survey and have questions, contact Dr. Kimberly Whittam Kimberly.email@example.com or Geoffrey Patrissi Geoffrey.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The contract cost was $1.64 million and was awarded Sept. 5, 2013. The running track consists of a half-inch polyurethane synthetic track surface, built on an asphalt concrete track section. The synthetic turf field interior has a synthetic turf section more than two inches thick on top of an eight-inch composite aggregate base. It’s designed with the layout of both a flag football field and soccer field. “This was an outstanding project because it has an immediate positive impact upon the (service members) who use the track and field,” said Cmdr. Jeff Deviney, NASP Public Works Officer. “It really is a world class facility, because it utilizes technologies that can be found at professional stadiums around the world.” NASP MWR Director Kerry Shanaghan was also pleased with the way the project turned out. “NASP Corry Station now has a state-of-the-art facility with the same turf used in NFL and collegiate stadiums,” Shanaghan said. “That will make those early morning PT sessions a lot more enjoyable, particularly if it rains, based on the large drainage system under the field and around the inside perimeter of the track. It might not ship 26 inches of rain in 24 hours as seen last April, but it will make the track and field useable during and immediately after heavy rain.” The synthetic track and field project was created due to the heavy amount of use the track and field area received from unit PT sessions, MWR intramural sports and general off duty recreation by all patrons, making it difficult to maintain the natural turf field, Shanaghan said. “NASP MWR and the NavFac Facilities Maintenance Department, in conjunction with Cape Design Engineering, worked this project for more than four years to ensure proper funding, planning and ultimate construction met the highest industry standards and levels of safety,” Shanaghan added. Users need to be mindful of certain restrictions required to maintain the synthetic turf. Metal spikes, gum, tobacco products of any kind, sunflower seeds, most food products and pets are not allowed on the turf. Group activity requests for reservations can be made through NASP Sports Dept. at 452-4391.
★ Thanking Those Who Serve Us ★ U.S. Navy Birthday Oct. 13
Dates in American Naval History: Sept. 19-25 From http://www.history.navy.mil
Sept. 19: 1957 – Bathyscaph Trieste, in a dive sponsored by the Office of Naval Research in the Mediterranean, reaches record depth of two miles. 1992 – Joint Task Force Marianas stands down after providing assistance to Guam after Typhoon Omar. Sept. 20: 1911 – Navigational instruments first requested for naval aircraft. 1951 – In Operation Summit, the first combat helicopter landing in history, U.S. Marines were landed in Korea. Sept. 21: 1858 – Sloop Niagara departs Charleston, S.C., for Liberia with African slaves rescued from slave ship. 1923 – Asiatic Fleet completes mission of aiding earthquake victims in Japan.
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1944 –Aircraft from 12 carriers commence two-day attack against Japanese ships and airfields on Luzon, Philippine Islands. 1984 – Mid East Force begins escort of U.S. flagged vessels in Persian Gulf. Sept. 22: 1776 – John Paul Jones sails into Canso Bay, Nova Scotia, and attacks British fishing fleet. 1943 – U.S. destroyers and landing craft land Australian troops at Finschhafen, New Guinea. 1989 – After Hurricane Hugo, Sailors and Marines provide assistance to Charleston, S.C., through Oct. 10. Sept. 23: 1779 – Capt. John Paul Jones in Continental Navy frigate Bonhomme Richard captures HMS Serapis. 1931 – Lt. Alfred Pride pilots Navy’s first rotary wing aircraft, XOP-1 autogiro, in landings and takeoffs on board USS Langley while underway.
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Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Keith Hoskins Public Affairs Officer — Patrick J. Nichols The Gosport nameplate pays homage to the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011: the Centennial of Naval Aviation, or CONA. The image on the left side of the nameplate depicts Eugene Ely taking off in a Curtiss pusher bi-plane from the USS Pennsylvania Jan. 18, 1911. While Ely had taken off from the USS Birmingham two months earlier after his plane had been loaded on the ship, the USS Pennsylvania event was the first time a plane landed on and then took off from a U.S. warship.
The image on the right side is the Navy’s most modern fighter aircraft, the F-18 Super Hornet. Established in 1921 as the Air Station News, the name Gosport was adopted in 1936. A gosport was a voice tube used by flight instructors in the early days of naval aviation to give instructions and directions to their students. The name “Gosport” was derived from Gosport, England (originally God’s Port), where the voice tube was invented. Gosport is an authorized newspaper published every Friday by Ballinger Publishing,
1944 – Naval Task Group lands Army troops on Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands. 1944 – USS West Virginia (BB 48) reaches Pearl Harbor and rejoins the Pacific Fleet, marking the end of the salvage and reconstruction of 18 ships damaged at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Sept. 24: 1918 – Ens. David S. Ingalls, in a Sopwith Camel, shoots down his fifth enemy aircraft, becoming the first U.S. Navy ace while flying with the British Royal Air Force. 1944 – Fifth Fleet carrier aircraft attack Japanese in Visayas, Philippines. 1960 – First nuclear powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVAN 65), launched at Newport News, Va. Sept. 25: 1957 – In Project Stratoscope, Office of Naval Research obtains sharp photographs of sun’s corona from first balloon-borne telescope camera.
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Marriage retreats offer emotional journey at NASP By Bobby L. Hinton NASP CREDO facilitator
The marriage enrichment retreats sponsored July 25-27 and Aug. 8-10 by the Chaplain’s Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) both were events that delivered on promises of helping challenged marriages move towards unity, typical marriages move towards greater corporation and exceptional marriages move towards new plaques of love. Several of the participants testified to that fact: Here are some anonymous comments from retreat participants. “... more people should take advantage of these weekends.” “... this weekend has really helped my marriage ...” “... my wife and I weren’t having any problems, but this was a great tune-up.” The first and second MERs for NAS Pensacola started like any retreat with mixed emotions of anticipation. Some of the couples were anxious to get started and others were more anxious for it to end. However, those feelings of anxiety fueled the raw emotions that were needed, and laid the foundation for the service members and their spouses to have open and honest conversations. The first few hours were
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Couples participate in a marriage enrichment retreat (MER) at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The event was offered by the Chaplain’s Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO), which assists service members and their families using retreats and workshops to help with a variety of issues. Photo by ATAN Alicia McGill-Williams
spent meeting and greeting others, house keeping, ice breakers, and light conversations. After a few hours, the anxiety was replaced with calmness and laugher. In the midst of silences and uncertainty came moving comments such as: “You act just like that” and “Do I sound like that?” The couples were rediscovering each other all over
again. The over worried concerns were replaced with smiles and some tears. As the MERs continued for two days, participants talked more about communication, personality preferences and issues unique to the group. Throughout the retreat, the couples were engaged in knee-toknee conversations (talking
face-to-face), which created the atmosphere for open honest conversations without judgement. The entire weekend involved talking about feelings, sharing dreams and learning about the unique contributions that each person brought to their union. As a reminder of the weekend, the participants were given time to create a token of expres-
sion out of the hundreds of artsand-craft items available. Some participants made very simplistic gestures of love, and others made very elaborate expressions, still others made presentations that were so jaw dropping that they caused the group to gasp in awe. Before the final meal, all the couples were presented with a certificate to commemorate the occasion, and then the couples were led in a renewal of vows ceremony. During this time the couples were embracing each other, some tears were flowing and many kisses were exchanged. As the couples enjoyed their final meal at the retreat, many shared with others how this weekend had given them a new look at their relationship and love. Watching them leave the hotel, many couples echoed the same words, “... I’m telling my friends about this weekend ...” Our hope, my hope is that the team and I were able to make a difference in someone’s relationship, and that CREDO can help couples recapture that special essence of who they are as husband and wife. Bobby Hinton is a CREDO facilitator at NAS Pensacola. For more information on marriage retreats, contact the chaplain’s office at 452-2341.
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September 19, 2014
Master-at-arms shares personal motivations at NAS Pensacola 9/11 commemoration ceremony MAC(Sel) Kathleen Ellison shared recollections of the terrorist attacks and how they affected her life and career Commentary by MAC(Sel) Kathleen Ellison NAS Pensacola Security
his is my brief story of the worst day of my life – Sept. 11, 2001, when 2,977 ordinary people were murdered by 19 psychopaths. I am here to bear witness to the pain and agony felt by the families of the murdered. My story, my mission, my fight. I am MAC(Sel) Kathleen Ellison. I am a Navy veteran. My first enlistment was from 19841988. I was stationed on board the USS McKee (AS 41) a submarine tender, at Point Loma, San Diego, Calif., as a boatswain’s mate petty officer third class. Fast forward to Sept.11, 2001. I was living in Grahamsville, N.Y., which is northwest of New York City, and working as a selfemployed court stenographer within the supreme and family court systems, Goshen, New York. At 8:46 a.m., the time when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center, I was at the bathroom sink brushing my
teeth getting ready for work. I heard my mother say, “a plane just flew into the World Trade Center.” I ran out of the bathroom and saw the smoke billowing from the North Tower. That’s when my life changed. Lt. Vincent G. Halloran was a 20-year veteran of the New York City Fire Department and my sister’s brother-in-law. He was also my godson’s godfather. Vinny was assigned to Ladder No. 8, TriBeCa, N.Y. – the firehouse depicted in the movie “Ghostbusters.” He was married to his wife, Marie, and a father of five boys. He never knew that Marie was expecting their first girl. The firemen of Ladder No. 8 were a few blocks from the World Trade Center when the first plane hit. They were filming a documentary on the life of a “probie” firefighter. Those
The Naval Air Technical Training Center Choir perform at the NASP 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony. Photo by Mike O’Connor
MAC(Sel) Kathleen Ellison delivers her account of the terror atttacks of Sept. 11, 2001, at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Photo by Mike O’Connor
men of Ladder No. 8 wasted no time in responding to the calls for help. At 9:03 a.m., United Airlines 175 crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center. I will never forget that image of that plane for as long as I live. At 9:37 a.m., the Pentagon was hit. At 9:59 a.m., the South Tower of the World Trade Center collapsed. At 10:07 a.m., Flight 93 crashes in Shanksville, Penn. At 10:28 a.m., the North Tower of the World Trade Center collapsed. At 7:30 p.m., my sister called my parents’ home and said, “They can’t find Vinny.” On Sept. 12, 2001, I drove to New Jersey to assist my sister and brother-in-law, Jim, and help take care of their children. Sept. 14, 2001: On my way back to New York, I stopped at the Navy recruiting office and signed up for active-duty service. Sept. 27, 2001: I am officially on active duty. A 38-year-old E3. I’m ready for what is ahead. Are they ready for me? My most memorable moment (so far) came July 31, 2004, at Abu Ghraib Prison, Baghdad, Iraq. At approximately 0830 while working the entry control point (ECP), my military working dog partner, Dexter – an explosive detector dog – and I were searching vehicles entering the prison compound. While we were searching a garbage truck, Dexter responds and “told” me
that he is 95 percent sure that there are some explosives on or in this truck. U.S. Marine Corps explosives specialists confirm. Forty-five minutes later, that
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truck is imploded. An investigation concludes that the gas tank had a hidden compartment and was filled with a plastic explosive. Further investigations stated that this truck was to gain
access to the compound and was to be parked in line with four other trucks next to the chow hall. The truck was to be exploded with the other four at approximately 11 a.m. – lunch time for more than1,000 military, coalition, DoD, contract and local employees. That didn’t happen. The terrorists didn’t win that day. It is because of what we do here today that they hate us so much; an assembly, speeches, fraternity, common cause, a “force for good” ... that the jihadist must destroy. They won’t, and you will be part of the reason. We do what we do because we love our country. We do what we do because we love our military. We do what we do because we love our families. Rest in peace, to all those innocents lost on 9/11. Rest in Peace, Vinny. My mission is personal.
Lt. Vincent G. Halloran, 43, FDNY, Ladder No. 8. A department veteran of 20 years, he served as a firefighter with Engine 262 in Queens and with Engine 43 in the Bronx. A father of five children, Halloran and his wife were expecting their sixth child.
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10 years later: Remembering Hurricane Ivan From FEMA.gov
en years ago “Ivan the Terrible,” as the deadly hurricane was dubbed, ripped across the Gulf Coast as the strongest storm of the 2004 season. Ten years later, Hurricane Ivan serves as a reminder that the time to prepare for the next hurricane is now. Ivan is remembered for its storm surge, extensive rains and 117 tornadoes that caused coastal and inland flooding and tornado damage across much of the southeastern United States. Strong winds spread well inland – damaging homes, and downing trees and power lines. Ten states from Louisiana to New York received federal disaster declarations, including five in the Southeast. Ivan made its first U.S. landfall Sept. 16, as a strong Category 3 hurricane, just west of Gulf Shores, Ala., with its strongest winds occurring near the Alabama-Florida Panhandle border. Wind and high surf caused extensive damage to Innerarity Point and Orange Beach, Ala. In Florida, storm surge took out portions of the Interstate 10 bridge system in Pensacola Bay and Perdido Key was significantly damaged. Thousands of homes in Baldwin County (Alabama) and Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in Florida were damaged or destroyed. In Escambia County alone, debris piles were more
than three-quarters of a mile long and 70 feet high. In all, Ivan was the most destructive hurricane to affect this area in more than 100 years. “Hurricane Ivan serves as a reminder, especially during National Preparedness Month, that we all need to be ready for disasters and emergencies,” said FEMA Region IV Acting Regional Administrator Andrew Velasquez III. “September is also the height of hurricane season, so preparing now is even more critical for families and businesses in the Southeast.” Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare: September marks National Preparedness Month, and the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Ivan is an opportune time to plan for specific needs before a disaster. Whether you are planning for your family, your business or a faithbased or voluntary organization, use this week to understand your preparedness needs. Develop plans ahead of the next disaster. Information to help you make an emergency plan is at www.ready.gov or
Hurricane Ivan sank and stacked numerous boats at Bayou Grande Marina onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Navy officials reported that nearly 90 percent of the buildings on the base suffered significant damage. Ivan made landfall at Gulf Shores, Ala., at approximately 2:15 a.m. Sept. 16 with winds of 130 mph. U.S. Navy photo
www.listo.gov. National Preparedness Month culminates on Sept. 30 with America’s PrepareAthon! Check out the information at http:// www. community. fema. gov/ connect. ti/ AmericasPrepareathon and plan to participate. Following Hurricane Ivan, FEMA provided: • In Alabama – More than $190 million in grants to more than 89,200 applicants through the Individuals and Households Program for lodging expenses, rental assistance, minor home repairs and other needs assistance; more than $222 million
for emergency protective measures, or for the repair or replacement of public infrastructure and public utilities; • In Florida: More than $164 million in grants to more than 79,390 applicants through the Individuals and Households Program for lodging expenses, rental assistance, minor home repairs and other needs assistance; more than $695 million for emergency protective measures, or for the repair or replacement of public infrastructure and public utilities; • In Georgia: More than $4 million in grants to more than
1,300 applicants through the Individuals and Households Program for lodging expenses, rental assistance, minor home repairs and other needs assistance; more than $11 million for emergency protective measures, or for the repair or replacement of public infrastructure and public utilities; • In Mississippi: More than $8.5 million in grants to more than 4,530 applicants through the Individuals and Households Program for lodging expenses, rental assistance, minor home repairs and other needs assistance; more than $14 million for emergency protective measures, or for the repair or replacement of public infrastructure and public utilities; • In North Carolina: More than $13 million in grants to more than 4,000 applicants through the Individuals and Households Program for lodging expenses, rental assistance, minor home repairs and other needs assistance; more than $32 million for emergency protective measures, or for the repair or replacement of public infrastructure and public utilities. The time to prepare for the next hurricane is now. September is National Preparedness Month, and there is no better time to consider how prepared you and your family are for the next disaster. Visit www. ready.gov or www.listo.gov for a wealth of emergency preparedness resources, including how to create a family emergency plan, build an emergency kit and take part in a community preparedness event. Be Smart. Take Part. Prepare.
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Lopez transfers command of VT-2 By Jay Cope NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs
Coast Guard Cmdr. Juan Lopez handed over command of Training Squadron Two (VT-2) to Cmdr. Thaddeus Withers, Sept. 12 at Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) in a ceremony that incorporated and celebrated naval aviation traditions. Integrating their aviation backgrounds into the event, the two officers formally changed command in the air while flying T-6B “Texan IIs,” landing and taxiing to the North Field hangar where honors, ceremonies, and speechmaking occured. Naval change of command ceremonies enable the assembled crew, staff, friends and guests to recognize the accomplishments of the outgoing commander while providing an opportunity to welcome the new commander into the fold. Under Lopez, the “Doerbirds” flew more than 37,000 Class A and B mishap-free flight hours and completed more than 24,000 sorties at an average 1.5 hours
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per sortie. VT-2 graduated a total of 462 primary students under his tenure, to include 210 students in 2013, the highest number of completers across all CNATRA fixed-wing primary training squadrons. Lopez has surpassed the 5,000 career flighthour milestone during this tour as CO while flying more than 700 mishap-free hours in the T6B and completing more than 420 syllabus events in support of the squadron’s mission. Lopez’s dedication to the overall production mission was exemplified in his “out of the box” approach by guiding VT-2 in summer surge operations and spearheading a
three week detachment to Roswell, N.M., resulting in a 58 percent increase in flight hours and 75 percent increase in sorties over normal home field operations. A native of Yauco, Puerto Rico, Lopez enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in October 1987 and served as an aerospace ground equipment mechanic at Norton Air Force Base, Calif. After earning a Bachelor of Science and an MBA in management during his off duty time, he attended Coast Guard Officer Candidate School in Yorktown, Va. Following graduation from OCS in September 1992, he was as-
signed to Coast Guard Headquarters as a financial policy analyst. Lopez reported for flight training at Naval Air Station Pensacola in 1994 and received his wings of gold in July 1996. His first duty station was Coast Guard Air Station Houston, Texas, where he flew the HH65A Dolphin. He then served with an assortment of duty stations from Coast Guard Air Station Miami, Fla., Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico, and in November 2007, Lopez led as officer in charge of rescue and relief operations in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Noel in the Dominican Republic. His final stop before transferring to VT-2 was as the chief pilot and operations officer of Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) in Jacksonville. Lopez has participated in more than 300 Search and Rescue missions and 23 deployments in support of law enforcement operations. Withers assumes the top spot after serving as the executive officer for about 15 months. A native of Kansas City, Mo.,
Withers graduated cum laude from Occidental College in 1992. After earning a master’s degree from Georgetown University, where he was a Fulbright scholar, he attended Officer Candidate School in Pensacola. A distinguished graduate of OCS, Withers was commissioned in 1997 and designated a naval aviator in 1999. He subsequently reported to Patrol Squadron 4 (VP-4) in Kaneohe, Hawaii. In September 2003, he reported to Training Squadron 10 where he was an instructor pilot flying the T-6A “Texan.” Withers was selected as an Olmsted Scholar in 2005. After attending Spanish language training at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, he completed two years of graduate study in public policy at the University of Torcuato di Tella in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He then served with an assortment of duty stations from VP-4 once again to Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Kaneohe Bay. The incoming executive officer will be Cmdr. Joseph McGilley, USCG.
Santa Rosa County welcomes military counselors Story, photo by Lt.j.g. Robert Provencher NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs
The Santa Rosa County school board dedicated a few moments during its Aug 21 meeting to formally welcome the Military Family Life Counselors (MFLC) that have been operating in Santa Rosa County for the last few years. Initiated in 2004, the MFLC program was begun with the intention of providing confidential, informal counseling to military members and their families at no cost. The program is funded through the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the counselors themselves are trained and provided by Magellan Health Services. For the last four and a half years, these counsellors have been active in Santa Rosa’s public schools. Before the meeting, the counselors had never been formally introduced to the school board. The Department of Defense assigned a number of counselors to NAS Whiting Field, and working with local
Santa Rosa County’s Military Life Counselors introduce themselves to the community at a local school board meeting Aug. 21.
principles, School Liaison Officer Chris Hendrix coordinated their activity, assigning the MFLCs to schools based on the number of military connected children attending those schools. “We’ve had these counselors for a while,” Hendrix said. “We were actually one of the first bases to get them – we got them about four years go. We started out with five, we were able this past year to double that to ten, and then this school year they’ve increased us to eighteen. They’ve been very successful.” Military-connected students especially
face challenges associated with deployments of one or both parents. When a student is dealing with family members about to deploy, on deployment, or recently returned from deployment, he or she might experience undue levels of stress without knowing who to turn to. MFLCs have been trained to understand this stress, and to help students cope through one-on-one counseling and support group meetings. The counsellors have also been trained to help students cope with the frequent transitions associated with military life.
The average military child will change schools once every 2.9 years, and attend an average of nine schools between kindergarten and twelfth grade. The MFCLs strive to reduce the stress associated with these transitions by creating outreach programs to help welcome new military students into their schools. This eases the shock of entering a completely new environment, with new teachers, and having to make new friends. The Student 2 Student (S2S) program at Navarre High School is one such program, and because of S2S there hasn’t been a military child to enter Navarre High School without receiving a warm welcome in four and a half years. Those interested in learning more about the MFLC program, or in getting in touch with their school’s counsellor may contact their schools, or call NASWF School Liaison Officer Chris Hendrix at (850) 665-6105. They may also call Dr. Jennifer Friedrich, the regional supervisor for Magellan Health Services at (850) 375-6180.
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GOSPORT NNOA mentoring event Sept. 26
The Pensacola Chapter of the National Naval Officers Association (NNOA) is hosting a Speed Mentoring Event Sept. 26, 2:30-4 p.m. at the Mustin Beach Club. It’s a valuable opportunity to meet future mentors, mentees, allies and sources of information to help you make the most of your career. The mentors are scheduled to include base CO Capt. Keith Hoskins, Naval Hospital Pensacola CO Capt. Maureen Padden and several other tenant command COs. RSVP no later than Sept. 22 to retired Lt. Cmdr. Andrea Champagnie, (305) 299-1464 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lt. Christina Carter, 452-6326, ext. 4012 (email@example.com).
Vacations donated to veterans More than 20 wounded American military veterans and their families will receive the star treatment at Eden Condominiums on Perdido Key, where 25 units have been donated for free vacations from Sept. 20-27. The donation is a collaborative effort by individual condominium owners. April Adams, manager of rentals for Eden Condominiums, said she hopes the project will continue to grow and become an annual event for wounded veterans to look forward to. Eden is working with two military veteran organizations, Wounded War Heroes (http://wwhft.net) and the Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org), to coordinate the event. In addition, local businesses have offered to contribute to the effort. For more information, go to www.eden condominiums.com.
Purple Heart group to meet Sept. 20
A meeting of the Sharon Lane Chapter, Unit 566 Pensacola, Military Order of the Purple Heart is scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow, Sept. 20, 301 East Gadsden St. All Purple Heart Recipients, their spouses and lineal descendants are invited and encouraged to attend. A post-meeting meal that will be served by the Ladies Auxiliary Unit 566. For more information, call Judy Shiver at 994-3880.
Green Beret inspiration for workout Anthem CrossFit, 9900 North Palafox Street, Unit E, is sponsoring a community workout of the day (WOD) at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Sept. 20, in honor of Sgt. 1st Class Jared Bullock. Bullock, a Green Beret with 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), lost his right arm and leg during a combat operation in Afghanistan when the vehicle he was traveling in struck an improvised explosive device. He is undergoing rehabilitation at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. Bullock continues to train in CrossFit and attributes his physical health to his motivation and dedication to fitness and personal strength. All proceeds raised during this event will be donated to The Task Force Dagger Foundation, which assists wounded Soldiers who serve within U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC). For more information, call 477-9528.
Weightlifting event planned at beach The King of the Beach VIII weightlifting event is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. tomorrow, Sept. 20, at Bamboo Willie’s on the Portofino Boardwalk at Pensacola Beach. Lifters from all over the Southeast will compete in dead-lift and bench-press competitions. Division’s include lightweight through super heavyweight teen, women and masters. The annual event attracts between 50 and 100 competitors. Admission is free for all spectators. For more information, go to www.chips 24hrhealth.com or call Chip Holston at 916 2447 or 304 9097.
Ex-SEAL supporting golf tournament
Kevin Lacz, a former U.S. Navy SEAL and costar of upcoming “American Sniper” movie, is supporting the 13th annual Panhandle Charitable Open, which is scheduled for Sept. 26 and 27 at Marcus Pointe Golf Club. Lacz, who recently moved to Gulf Breeze, is donating a round of golf for three others to play in a foursome with him at Tiger Point Golf Club for an auction that will be held at the “Tee Off Par-Tee” Sept. 25 at Sanders Beach Community Center. The tournament was established in 2002 in memory of John Peacock, who was killed in a car accident at the age of 17. For more information on the golf tournament, go to www.pcogolf.org.
NMCRS Budget for Baby class offered
Officials at the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) are offering Budget for Babies classes. Classes at NAS Pensacola are scheduled for 11
Crime Stoppers 5K Run in memory of slain Sailor The Corry Station Chief Petty Officers Association (CPOA) and Pen Air Federal Credit Union have scheduled the third annual Crime Stoppers 5K Run in memory of Tyler Jefferson at 8 a.m. Sept. 20 at NASP Corry Station. An 18-year-old Navy Sailor, Jefferson, right, was killed Nov. 12, 2009, and the investigation is ongoing. Register online at Signmeup.com/101140 or via mail. Registration is $25, $30 on race day. Checks and registration can be mailed to Running Wild, 1302 East Cervantes St., Pensacola, FL 32503. If you would like to organize a group spirit run (not timed and free) or volunteer, contact Chad Overly by phone at 452-6062 or 3566218 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, contact Joe Cannon by phone at 452-6187 or by e-mail at email@example.com. a.m. to 1 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of September and October at the NMCRS facility in at 91 Radford Blvd., Bldg. 91. Classes are also scheduled for Nov. 13 and Dec. 11. For more information or to make reservations, call 452-2300.
to Nov. 1. Games are scheduled for from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on Saturdays at the Fricker Center. For more information, contact Costello by phone at 529-0827 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retired military seminar announced
The 42st annual Gulf Coast Area Retired Military Seminar is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 18 at the Naval Aviation Schools Command auditorium, Bldg. 633. The event is sponsored by the Retired Activities Office and the Naval Air Station Pensacola Fleet and Family Support Center. Representatives from the Veterans Administration, Naval Hospital Pensacola, TRICARE, Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Fleet and Family Support Center and the Retired Activities Office will be present to address issues and answer questions. For more information, call 452-5990.
Engineering group plans breakfast The Pensacola Chapter of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) and the UWF Small Business Development Center have scheduled a Business Opportunities Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 24 at the Mustin Beach Club aboard NAS Pensacola. The featured speaker will be U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District Commanding Officer Col. Jon Chytka. Contracting representatives from NavFac Southeast and the Air Force are also scheduled to speak. All topics will be focused on small business opportunities with the federal government. The registration cost is $30 per person. For more information, contact email@example.com or go to http://pen sacola.same.org.
Marine Corps spouse training offered Couples training offered for Marines
A L.I.N.K.S. for Spouses training class is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 27 in the commanding officer’s conference room at the MATSG-21 Headquarters, Bldg. 3450. The class is free and all military spouses are welcome. L.I.N.K.S. stands for Lifestyle, Insights, Networking, Knowledge and Skills. The training offers a network of support for Marine Corps spouses. To register, call Lisa Duvall, MCFTB trainer, at 452-9460, ext. 3012, or e-mail lisa.duvall @usmc.mil.
Navy Ball golf tournament to be Oct. 3 The U.S. Navy 239th Birthday Ball Golf Tournament is scheduled for Oct. 3 at A.C. Read Golf Course. Entry fee is $180 for a team of four and includes green fees, cart and a light dinner. Active-duty military must obtain command approval to play. Tournament will be a four-person, 18-hole scramble with a noon shotgun start. For more information, contact AWOC Ryan Crate at 452-3949 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Technology seminar to be Oct. 2-3
Hundreds of the Southeast’s top tech professionals will network and connect at the 11th annual ITEN Wired Summit Oct. 2-3 in Pensacola. The opening reception and panel discussion will be Oct. 2 at the National Flight Academy at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The full day of workshops and discussion will take place Oct. 3 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach. The keynote speaker is scheduled to be Brig. Gen. Gregory J. Touhill, the director, Command, Control, Communications and Cyber (C4) Systems, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The annual summit promotes technology-driven entrepreneurship within the region and connects entrepreneurs to resources. ITGulfCoast is a not-for-profit organization. For more information, go to www.itgulfcoast.org.
Perdido Key presenting Oktoberfest German food, music, traditional beverages and family friendly entertainment will highlight Perdido Key’s fifth annual Oktoberfest from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 3 and from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 4 at Perdido Key Visitor Center, 15500 Perdido Key Drive. Enjoy a costume contest, children’s activities and a Bavarian contest called “Masskrugstemen,” which challenges you to hold a full stein at shoulder level for as long as you can. The musical lineup will feature Josef Mit Dehr OomPa at 2 p.m. Oct. 3 and at noon Oct. 4, Jubilee German Band at 4 p.m. each day and Buttons and Bows at 2 p.m. Oct. 4. Admission is free.For more information, go to www.visitperdido.com.
Coaches needed for lacrosse players Coach Carlee Costello of Hatched Lacrosse is looking for volunteer coaches. Upcoming events include clinics and team play Sept. 20 at Maritime Park as for of Pensacola Day of Play. The Hatched Lacrosse fall season runs Oct. 4
A couples training seminar, “Oxygen for Your Relationships,” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 1 and Oct. 2 at Mustin Beach Club aboard NAS Pensacola. The seminar, which is being presented by Garrick Pang, associate director of Stronger Families, is being sponsored by the USO. The training is being offered free to U.S. Marine Corps active-duty couples (married, engaged or in a long-term relationship). To register, go to www.oxygen foryourrelationships.com/october-nas-pensacola. For more information, contact Debbie Jenkins (Deborah.jenkins@usmc, 452.9460, ext. 3009) or Lisa Duvall (email@example.com, 452-9460, ext. 3012.)
Run for the Battleship announced The Run For The Battleship is scheduled for Nov. 8 at Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile, Ala. Proceeds from the 5K run/walk will go to the restoration and maintenance of the USS Alabama, USS Drum and other military artifacts. Cost is $15 for early registration and $20 on the day of the event. Active-duty military pay no admission charge at Battleship Memorial Park. For more information or to register for the race online, go to www.productionsbylittleredhen.com/ raceinfo_s.asp?raceid=battleship14.
Walk to focus on fight against diabetes The Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is scheduled for Nov. 8 at Pensacola Maritime Park. The walks are taking place in 125 cities nationwide and more than 120,000 walkers are expected to participate. For more information or to register go to http://stepout.diabetes.org or call Lynne Cranford at 492-6100, ext. 3131.
Choral Society plans Beatles concert The Choral Society of Pensacola’s 2014-15 Season will open with a Beatles legacy concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the First United Methodist Church sanctuary, 6 East Wright St. Joining the 60-member Choral Society chorus will be local soprano, Sheila Murphy, and the Pensacola State College Jazz Choir. The concert will feature a performance of Paul McCartney oratorio “Ecce Cor Meum” (Behold My Heart). Tickets fare $22 for reserved section seating, $18 for general admission, and $5 for students. Season subscriptions are available for $55. Other concerts include Handel’s “Messiah” (Dec. 6) and Mozart’s “Grand Mass in C Minor” (April 18). For more information, call 484-1806 or go to www.choralsocietyofpensacola.com.
Hip Hop Opera at Seville Quarter Ford Model T Productions in association with Waffle House presents the hip hop opera dinner show: Pop’s Diner’s “Broken Pieces.” Enjoy your favorite Waffle House dinner with a show Nov. 8-9. Call (678) 777-5774 or visit http://ezregister.com/ promoters/2355/ to reserve a seat.
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The first day of autumn
all officially begins next week with the autumnal equinox (Sept. 22) but the month is full of historical changes as well. • German troops invaded Poland, starting World War II in Europe, Sept. 1, 1939. • U.S. Department of the Treasury established, Sept. 2, 1789. • Japan’s surrender in World War II first celebrated as Victory over Japan (V-J) Day, Sept. 2, 1945. • First Labor Day celebrated as a legal public holiday, Sept. 3, 1894. • Great Britain signed Treaty of Paris, ending
the Revolutionary War in America, Sept. 3, 1783. • First Continental Congress assembled in Philadelphia, Sept. 5, 1774. • Massachusetts Bay Colony established, Sept. 6, 1628. • California became the 31st state, Sept. 9, 1850. • Oliver Hazard Perry defeated the British in the Battle of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813. • Battle of Brandywine
in Revolutionary War, Sept. 11, 1777. • Henry Hudson entered the river named for him, Sept. 12, 1609. • Russians launched first rocket to the moon, Sept. 12, 1959. • Walter Reed, American surgeon, born Sept. 13, 1851. • John J. Pershing, American general, born Sept. 13, 1860. • Great Britain and its American Colonies adopted the Gregorian
Autumn officially begins Sept. 22. With the autumnal equinox, days and nights are approximately of equal length. At this time, the sun rises due east and sets due west, a fact noted by commuters driving with the sun in their eyes.
calendar, Sept. 14, 1752. • Francis Scott Key wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner” during the attack on Fort McHenry, Sept. 13-14, 1814. • U.S. forces under Gen. Winfield Scott took
control of Mexico City, Sept 14, 1847. • Congress passed the Selective Service Act, providing for the first peacetime draft in U.S. history, Sept. 14, 1940. • The Soviet space
Power outage prevention facts and myths (NAPS) – You can feel more secure that your home can weather any storm if you’ve got a generator to keep the lights and appliances on in an outage. First, however, it helps to understand a few facts about generators. Common myths include: Myth: Portable generators and standby generators are the same. Fact: A gasoline-powered portable generator typically powers a few appliances for a few hours at a time. A home standby generator is permanently installed and can keep the power on when the primary power source goes out, so you can run more appliances continually, such as air conditioners, heaters, refrigerators, clothes washers/dryers and lights. Portable generators can power a wide range of essential items and be used in multiple applications, such as camping or tailgating. Standby generators use your home’s existing fuel source (propane or natural gas) and turn on automatically. Myth: You have to go outside in a storm to start a standby generator.
A generator may solve your home’s power outage problems. September is National Preparedness Month, and hurricane season is at its peak.
Fact: One benefit of standby generators is the seamless transition of power. The generator goes on automatically within seconds after utility power goes out. When power is restored, the standby generator powers off automatically. Myth: A large, expensive standby generator is neces-
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sary to power a house. Fact: Power management systems electronically control electrical loads. This lets you power more with a smaller generator. Myth: Standby generators are clunky eyesores that must be placed in the middle of the yard.
Fact: Recent design advancements may give homeowners more placement flexibility. Choose a standby generator that meets strict National Fire Protection Association standards, so it may be placed closer to the house than in the past. Myth: Standby generators require constant care and upkeep. Fact: Standby generators are programmed to exercise regularly – often once a week – to ensure that they are in working condition in the event of a power outage. Myth: Portable generators can be operated anywhere on your property, even inside your house or garage. Fact: Portable generators must always be operated outdoors and far from doors, windows, vents and other openings to prevent carbon monoxide – a poisonous, odorless, colorless, deadly gas – from getting trapped inside the home or garage. Protect your family with a carbon monoxide alarm whenever running a portable generator.
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probe Luna 2 became the first manmade object to reach the moon as it crashed onto the lunar surface, Sept. 14, 1959. • Pilgrims sailed from England in the Mayflower, Sept. 16, 1620. • Constitution of the United States signed, Sept. 17, 1787. • George Washington laid cornerstone of the Capitol, Sept. 18, 1793. • Great hurricane swept the Atlantic Coast, Sept. 21, 1938. • Revolutionary War patriot Nathan Hale put to death as a spy by British, Sept. 22, 1776. • President Abraham Lincoln issued preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, Sept. 22, 1862. • John Paul Jones, commanding the Bonhomme Richard, defeated the British ship Serapis in the Revolutionary War, Sept. 23, 1779. • Publick Occurrences, first American newspaper, appeared in Boston, Sept. 25, 1690. • William Faulkner, American novelist, born Sept. 25, 1897. • Samuel Adams, American patriot, born Sept. 27, 1722. • William the Conqueror landed in England, Sept. 28, 1066.
Jokes & Groaners Bad science jokes ... A photon checked into a hotel. The bell hop asked him, “Can I help you with your luggage?” To which the photon replied, “I don’t have any. I’m traveling light.” Handy guide to modern science: If it’s green or it wiggles, it’s biology. If it smells bad, it’s chemistry. If it doesn’t work, it’s physics. Learn what’s important: The most important thing to learn in Chemistry 101 is “to never lick the spoon.” Two atoms were walking down the street. One atom said to the other, “Hey, I think I lost an electron.” The other said, “Are you sure?” The answer was quick. “Yes, I’m positive.” What did the chemist say when he found two new isotopes of Helium? HeHe. TEACHER: “Name a conductor of electricity.” STUDENT:“Why ... er ... ” TEACHER: “Wire is right. Name a unit of electrical power.” STUDENT: “What?” TEACHER: “The watt is absolutely correct.”
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ECUA, Pensacola Energy share CNG success story From ECUA
merald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) and Pensacola Energy’s successful compressed natural gas (CNG) story was recently featured during the American Public Gas Association conference (APGA) in Lake Tahoe, Calif. ECUA Public Information Officer Jim Roberts delivered an impacting speech outlining the current CNG program, which has delivered fuel costsavings of $1.1 million in 20122013, a projected savings of $1.3 million in 2013-2014, and more than $350,000 in maintenance costs that ultimately translate into additional costsavings for ECUA customers. According to Chris Strippelhoff, vice president of Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia, “I especially latched onto the information that reduced fuel costs can translate into reducing or eliminating collection fees for recycling and/or yard waste. This is a huge PR opportunity for our members employing CNG in their waste services fleets.” Roberts stressed the significance of the ECUA and City of Pensacola’s gas utility, Pensacola Energy, working to establish a “utility-friendly” partnership, which is now recognized as an excellent model
program for utilities across America to embrace. In 2011, as part of a compressed natural gas (CNG) initiative spearheaded by Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward, ECUA orchestrated a tenyear CNG agreement with Pensacola Energy that includes building and developing public CNG fueling stations located at 6722 Pine Forest Road and 3320 Copter Road in the Ellyson Industrial Park. While the national average for a gallon of diesel fuel wavers around
ECUA spokesman Jim Roberts at the APGA conference. ECUA photo
NAS Pensacola Sailors examine an ECUA compressed natural gas refuse collecting truck at an Earth Day Energy Fair hosted by the Navy Exchange onboad NAS Pensacola. ECUA is projecting a fleet of 100 CNG vehicles by October. Photo by Mike O’Connor
$4, a diesel gallon equivalent of CNG at Pensacola Energy’s fueling station is currently priced at $2.05. CNG prices have remained stable during recent years as gasoline and diesel prices have risen steadily. “In this era of budget constraints, we must continually look for opportunities to work together, improve our operations, and generate non-tax revenue. These cleaner-burning natural gas vehicles will cost less to fuel and maintain, leaving more dollars for vital city and county services.” said Hayward. “These green initiatives favorably promote economic development for Escambia County and the city of Pensacola.”
ECUA maintains and operates the most diversified CNG fleet in the state of Florida with a current roster of 88 vehicles, a projected total of 100 vehicles by Oct. 1, 2014, and 130 vehicles by Oct. 1, 2015. Pensacola Energy currently operates and maintains the fueling stations. Fleet vehicles include Chevrolet and Ford pickup and utility trucks, Peterbilt semis and Sewer Vac trucks, Autocar Xpeditor roll offs, knuckle boom trucks and Autocar Xpeditor refuse trucks with McNeilus bodies. About ECUA: Originally founded as the Escambia County Utilities Authority in 1981 by a special act of the Florida Legislature, the ECUA
is a local governmental body, existing under the laws of the state of Florida. The authority has expertise in multiple facets of utility service, including sanitation, water and wastewater, engineering, policy formulation, customer service, and communications. About Pensacola Energy: As an enterprise fund for the City of Pensacola, Pensacola Energy owns and operates the natural gas distribution system that services Escambia County except for the City of Century and Pensacola Beach. Pensacola Energy is an innovative, high valued energy services provider with a commitment to excellence, safety and performance.
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September 19, 2014
NASP beaches on the list for Sept. 20 Coastal Cleanup From NASP Natural Resources
Beach cleanup projects are scheduled around Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) from 8 a.m. to noon tomorrow, Sept. 20, as part of the 2014 International Coastal Cleanup organized by the Ocean Conservancy. Volunteers are scheduled to gather for clean ups at Trout Point, Lake Frederic, Oak Grove Campground, Barrancas Beach, Mustin Beach, CNATT/NATTC Beach and Blue Angel Park at Bronson Field. Volunteers are also needed at two off-base locations: • About 100 volunteers are
Lt. Jordan Brown of VT-10 and other volunteers collect trash along Barrancas Beach during last year’s beach cleanup.
needed at the entrance of Fort Pickens to clean up old asphalt. • About 50 volunteers are
needed to clean up the Perdido Beach beachfront at Tarkiln Bayou State Park. Every year in September, more than half-a-million people in 100 countries remove millions of pounds of trash from beaches and waterways as part of the International Coastal Cleanup. The Ocean Conservancy has been sponsoring the annual cleanup for 29 years and it has grown into a major worldwide event. In 2013, 648,015 volunteers picked up more than 12.3 million pounds of trash along coastlines around the world. NAS Pensacola has participated in the project for more than 20 years. During last
year’s clean-up, about 75 volunteers picked up collected a total of 1,980 pounds of debris from the beaches aboard NASP, according to Navy Natural Resources Manager Mark W. Gibson. For more information or to sign up for the cleanup, call 452-3131, ext. 3008, or 4522532. NAS Pensacola beaches have been adopted by the CPO Association, Sherman Air Traffic Control, Corry CDC, VT-10, the Naval Hospital Petty Officer Second Class Association, NATTC, NASP Port Ops and the Blue Angel Park staff. You can contact these organizations to
volunteer at their specific location. Volunteers should bring sunscreen, hats, gloves and water. Families encouraged to participate. The cleanup is part of Ocean Conservancy’s larger strategy for Trash Free Seas, and is one of the many ways the organization is joining with others to help find answers and solutions to address existing ocean trash and eventually stop its flow into the ocean. For more information on the Ocean Conservancy and the International Coastal Cleanup, go to www.ocean conservancy.org.
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Maze part of Santa Rosa tour Story, photo from Beaches to Woodlands Tour
The 11th annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour of Santa Rosa County will feature nearly 40 events this fall, including a corn maze that honors two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson, a native of Bagdad. This year, Sharon and Trent Mathews, owners of Sweet Season Farms in Berrydale, decided to honor Watson, one of three Santa Rosa County and Milton High School natives on the PGA Tour (along with Boo Weekley and Heath Slocum), with a maze cut in his image. The design was created from a photograph of Watson that features his distinctive left-handed swing and signature visor. The self-guided Beaches to Woodlands tour spans an area that is known as “Florida’s Playground” because of its plentiful natural resources, which include rivers, trails, creeks, sugar white beaches, a state forest, rich farmlands and historical communities. “I feel honored to be represented in such a big way in my hometown,” said Watson, who has family still living in the area. “It’s unique and very special.” Watson approved the design and has donated promotional items to be used as giveaways. A portion of proceeds from this year’s maze will be donated to Bubba Watson’s charitable foundation. The Sweet Seasons maze
Golfer Bubba Watson is featured in this year’s maze at Sweet Season Farms in Berrydale.
will be open to the public on weekends Sept. 27 through Nov. 2 (except Oct. 31 for Halloween.) The Beaches to Woodlands Tour is presented by the Santa Rosa Tourist Development Council during the cooler fall “shoulder” season each year. Signature events feature the Jay Peanut Festival (Oct. 4-5); the Monarch Butterfly Festival (Oct. 3-4); the St. Rose of Lima International Fall Festival (Oct. 10-12); the Munson Community Heritage Festival (Oct. 1112); the West Florida Railroad Museum “Depot Days (Oct. 11) and the Navarre Beach Car, Truck & Bike Show (Oct. 18) headline the tour. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy Adventures Unlimited
Fall Zipline “Leaf Change Tours” (Sept. 27-Nov. 2) and the Florida Trails Hikes (Oct. 3-4). Sea life is the focus of the Sea Turtle Extravaganza (Oct. 11 and 25) and the Science “Spooktacular” by the Sea (Oct. 24-25). The annual Halloween event Boo at the Zoo (Oct. 18-19 and 25-26) returns this year as well. Area history is highlighted in the Arcadia Mill “Secrets of Santa Rosa: Archaeology and History in Your Backyard” series (Saturdays in October) and events at the Bagdad Village Museum (Saturdays in October). For more information and a full tour schedule go to www.thebeachestowoodlands tour.com.
At the movies FRIDAY
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (2D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “When The Game Stands Tall,” PG, 7:30 p.m.; “If I Stay,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Let’s Be Cops,” R, 8 p.m.
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (3D), PG-13, noon; “When The Game Stands Tall,” PG, 2:30 p.m.; “Guardians of the Galaxy” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “The Expendables 3,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Guardians of the Galaxy” (2D), PG, 12:30 p.m.; “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (2D), PG-13, 3 p.m.; “If I Stay,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Let’s Be Cops,” R, 8 p.m.
“When The Game Stands Tall,” PG, noon; “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (3D), PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “The Giver,” PG-13, 4:50 p.m.; “The Expendables 3,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Guardians of the Galaxy” (2D), PG, 12:30 p.m.; “If I Stay,” PG-13, 3 p.m.; “Into the Storm,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Let’s Be Cops,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“Guardians of the Galaxy” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “The Giver,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Into the Storm,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “The Expendables 3,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Let’s Be Cops,” R, 7:10 p.m.; “If I Stay,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “When The Game Stands Tall,” PG, 7:30 p.m.
“If I Stay,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Guardians of the Galaxy” (2D), PG, 7:10 p.m.; “When The Game Stands Tall,” PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Let’s Be Cops,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“The Giver,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Expendables 3,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (2D), PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Into the Storm,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
COST Regular: $3 adults, $1.50 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger 3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger
Details: 452-3522 or www.naspensacola-mwr.com
The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3100, or go to the MWR website at www.naspensacola-mwr.com. • Bowling leagues forming: The bowling center at NASP Corry Station has all types of leagues to offer. Coming in October, Youth/Adult League at 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 452-6380. • Youth Flag Football and Cheerleading: The Sesame Register Oct. 1Street/USO Experi24 at the NASP ence for Military FamiYouth Center. lies production is Registration open coming to NAS Pento children ages sacola Sept. 24 at the 4-14. Flag footNaval Aviation ball is $50 (inSchool’s Command auditorium, Bldg. 633. cludes uniform and trophy) and Show times are 3:30 cheerleading is p.m. and 6 p.m. Doors $75 (includes open 30 minutes prior c h e e r l eading to the event. Admisseason for footsion is free, but tickets ball and basketare required. Tickets ball November are available at the through March). MWR Administration Parents must Office, NASP Youth complete Parents Center, NASP CDC, Association for Corry CDC and ITT. Youth Sports (PAYS) training. Coaches and squad leaders always needed. For information, call 452-3810. • Navy Operational Fitness and Fueling: Register for NOFFS performance training. One-day course will teach you how to execute exercises. Classes 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 2 at Radford Fitness Center. To register, email Brian Hannah at brian.hannah@ navy.mil. For more information, call 452-6198. • Navy Child Development Home Care: Applications being accepted for care providers. The next orientation training is scheduled for Nov. 3-7. There is no cost to attend the session. To enroll in the program or for more information, call 572-5026. • Breast Cancer 5K: 8 a.m. Oct. 9 at Radford Fitness Center. Come support breast cancer awareness at the third annual Breast Cancer 5K. Medals will be given or first, second and third place in men’s and women’s divisions. There will also be a best pet and best stroller contest. Registration for the race is free. T-shirts are available for $12 at the Radford Fitness Center. Register at the Radford Fitness Center. For details, call 452-9845. • Friday Night MMA Fights: 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the NATTC Hangar. Doors open at 6 pm. The MMA fights presented by NASP MWR will feature both professional and amateur fighters. The free event is open to all authorized MWR patrons and their guests. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. (No outside food or drinks should be brought in.) For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3100.
Liberty activities Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. New hours are 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. You must sign up in advance for off-base trips. For more information, call 452-2372 or go to http://naspensacolamwr.com/singsail/liberty.htm.
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Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away. The SafeHelpline provides live crisis support and information by trained staff. Call (877) 9955247; go to www.SafeHelpline. org; or text: 55-247 CONUS; (202) 470-5546 OCONUS (may be additional charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. To access an unrestricted report, the victim can report to his/her chain-of-command, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR Victim Advocate (VA), SARC, and his/her CO shall commence an investigation. To access restricted reporting, the victim can disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care provider and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 VA, call 449-9231/2. To contact the SARC during working hours, call 452-5990, ext. 0; during and after working hours, call the SARC cell phone number at 554-5606.
Fleet and Family Support Center The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • New Parent Support Safety 101: 10 a.m. today, Sept. 19. An informative class on child safety. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • Sponsor Training: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 24. Training is offered monthly. Sponsors will be trained to provide reliable information to incoming personnel and their families. To register, call 4525609. • Developing a budget/spending plan: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sept. 24. To register or for more information, call 4525609.
• Disaster Preparedness: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 25. Each type of disaster requires different measures to keep you, your family and your pets safe. The best thing you can do is to be prepared. For information or to register for the workshop, call 452-5609. • Healing the Angry Brain: Six weekly sessions begin 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 29 and continue through Oct. 19. A neuropsychological approach to understanding anger. Preregistration required, contact Susan Rivazfar, family advocacy program case manager, at susan.rivazfar@ navy.mil or 452-5611.
Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach has volunteer opportunities including: • Beach cleanup: 8 a.m. to noon tomorrow, Sept. 20. Teams will conduct clean ups as part of International Coastal Cleanup. Families are encouraged to participate. Bring sunscreen, hats, gloves and water. • Special Olympics: Group provides year-round sports training and competition in Olympic-type sports for local individuals with intellectual disabilities. Coaches needed. • Pensacola Humane Society: 5 North Q St. Groom and exercise cats and dogs, clean cages and dog runs, process adoptions, feed animals, do laundry and help with office tasks. Single volunteers can work at any time, groups need to set up a time.
• Pensacola Habitat For Humanity: Building, painting and some clerical needs. Group assists lower income and/or disabled people by building and restoring homes. • Y.M.C.A.: Whether you have just a few hours to give or can work a regular schedule, the Y.M.C.A. can find a place to use your talents. Opportunities include: Working with youth sports teams, helping with housekeeping, supporting special events and assisting with wellness programs. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report any volunteer hours you work to receive due recognition. For more information on volunteer activities, call 452-2532 or e-mail the office at email@example.com.
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Worship schedule NAS Pensacola Protestant
are welcome. For more information, call 433-7311.
• Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Sunday School, all ages, 9 a.m. Sunday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Chapel choir, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Womenʼs Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge, second deck. • Bible study (for all), 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Bible study, 5 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center.
Latter Day Saints
Roman Catholic • Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the All Faiths Chapel. • Confessions: Scheduled 30 minutes before services.
Jewish • Bʼnai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., conducts services at 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday and military personnel
• Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. For NAS Pensacola worship information, call 452-2341.
NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, fellowship call vice conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, choir room vice sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Contemporary worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by fellowship at 7:30 p.m. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall.
Latter Day Saints • Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For NASP Corry Station worship information, call 452-6376.
NAS Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday.
Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For NASP Whiting Field worship information, call 623-7212.
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Four new black police wheels, 17”for Chevy Tahoe / Suburban. 07-14, $1,000 & 4 new Michelin LTX tires, $900. 232-9779
Tbl/4Chrs150;DualMt Monitor Stand-80; KLH 6Spkrset-30;Onkyo Rec75;32”LCDTV-100. POC Michael 850776-7947.
U.S. Naval Academy grandfather clock by world-renowned clockmaker Howard Miller, stunningly detailed with USNA crest inset on the polished brass lyre pendulum. Measures 82 1/2” H x 20” W x 11 1/4” D. Asking $500. 455-4493
Pontoon Boat, 28 ft., galvanized trailer, 15 person capacity, reliable 115hp Johnson motor, $,9950 must see in West Pensacola, 302-3777772
Autos for sale
2004 Convertible Mustang, 40th special edition. New top, air condition cold, new stereo with remote. Top cover, power windows, 112,000 miles, cruise control, tires <1 year, power steering. $7,800 obo. Custom designed 817-905-2951 Olehausen Santa Ana 2011 Hyundai 8’ pool table. The terElantra Limited Ediracotta felt looks like tion, asking $15,900. new. Includes 2 spec1 owner, excellent tator chairs, matchcondition, 37,700 ing wall rack miles. 302-377-7772 w/accessories, 2 sets of balls, 6 pool 2008 Toyota Avalon, sticks. Pick up only multi-CD changer, by NAS. Smoke free sunroof, 102,000 home. $2,000 miles, perfect condi-
ESTATE SALE. Saturday 8am-1pm. Includes 16ft Ext. Ladder $75. Backyard Gas Grill $50. Colman Party Cooler w/stand $35. Homelite Ext. Tree Trimmer $50. B&D Elect Edger $40. Big Red 3 ton hydrolic Jack $50. Creeper $25. Rubbermade 4wheel Ice Chest $50. Upland Dynasty 6 speed ladies Bike w/helmet $65. Lakewood Radiator type space heater 600-900-1500 watts $20. Area Rug approx. 8 x 10 ft, very good condition $85. Plus much more in the house. Wall art, small appliances, glassware and more. All sales are final. 4747 Tradewinds Dr. Harbor Square subdivision. Off Olive Rd. All must go 2939445.
tion. $12,000. 492XD 9mm 4” Excel- 5806 or 723-1097 lent condition. With all extras that come Motorcycles in box. $460. 512644-1730 1300 V-star Yamaha with lots of extras, Footlockers for sale. 2007, low mileage. $10 each. 850-206- $8,000. 458-5323 6664 2004 DYNA Wide Black leather Tony Glide (FXDWGI) Little distress ultra 7,610 original miles. inversion massage Silver with Tribal pin recliner, w/heat and striping. Factory inremote, like new, ex- stalled Froward shifter cellent condition, and foot brake, addi$390. 944-8886 or tionally has Scream418-4614 ing Eagle II exhaust system. $11,500. 251Kimball piano and 809-2080 bench, $390, good condition. Dining 2004 HD Soft-tail, table and chairs, $9,000, less than 17,000 miles, 529$690. 418-4614 6366 Shotguns for sale. Mossberg 410 24” 1989 Nissan 300ZX. full choke, $350. Average condition or Ithaca model 37 better. Valued at over featherlight, 16 $3,000. Selling at gauge, $350. Ithaca $1,500. Call J.C. at 20 gauge auto, 450-7782 anytime model 900, $400. 2000 HD road king, 516-2521 black and green, Man’s bike, tread- 83,000 miles, original mill, bird cage, TVs, owner, good condigolf clubs. 455-2966 tion, $7,200. 2003 Honda 1300 VTX, Flight jacket, US red, 23,000 miles, owner, Marine Corps original $3,900. Buy both for leather, large, perfect $10,000. 702-769condition. $135. 9121 497-1167
5 family yard Sale on Sept. 20 from 8 am to 1 pm. Located behind Corry Station at 6925 Kitty Hawk Dr, Pensacola, FL
Rifle scope, Leupold, 3x9x50 millimeter, heavy duplex radical, new condition, never mounted. $250. 4171694
Articles for sale Rifle, stainless steel, 18 horsepower Craftsman 42” mower, 6-speed, lawn tractor $475, 944-2496
50 caliber black powder, camo stock, inline ignition, finger screw breach plug, new, never fired, $175. 454-9486
Large home, unfurnished, 3/ 2 on 2.5 acres, fenced acre of woods for kids to camp, area for large garden, inground pool, new windows, carpet in bedrooms, 1 year lease (neg) Military Clause, Real Estate $1000 security deHomes for rent posit (reduced for military member). Exec. style Home $1,350 per month. for rent with water 292-2982 view in Gulf breeze for Rent. Unfur- 3/2 MH Avalon nished, 3 BR. 2.5 Blvd, $700/month. BA with pool and See AHRN listing screen. Located in 8274715. 983-2904 Tiger Point. $2500 per month, short- 1 bedroom apartterm lease available. ment, walking disCall Shane 502-314- tance from NAS Main Gate. 515 3841 Palomar Drive. Renovated one bed- Hardwood floors, room house $550 w/d in each unit. near NAS. 850-346- $725/mo. $300 deposit. No pets. 4567859 5432 Blocks from NAS Roommates Pensacola, 2/2 recently remodeled kitchen and bath- Female looking for rooms, nice hard- female roommate, wood floors, fenced 10 minutes from in yard, new appli- base, everything inances. $750/month cluded. $400/month. plus deposit. 484- 458-5323 3284 Beautiful East Hill home for rent. 3/2 sun room, fully renovated, all new ackitchen appliances, great neighborhood for kids. 15 minutes to NAS/Corry. 20 to W h i t i n g . $1200/month. + electric. 433-3023 4/3 in Keystone Estates for rent in Gated Community located in excellent school district. $1500 per month plus $1500 security deposit. One year lease. 776-0573 or 941-4065.
Furnished efficiency apartment, walk across boardwalk to sandy beaches and gulf. Dishwasher, stove, microwave, bath has tile walk-in shower. Washer/dryer. Reclining couch, queen size bed. All utilities furnished, cable, TV, etc. $1,100/month. 380-1803
2007 Proline 23’ center console deep-v w/hardcover t-top. 225 Suzuki less than 200 hours. Raytheon A-65 chart/ fishfinder, VHF radio, live baitwell, fresh water rinse, built-in head, beverage cooler, two fish boxes. $29,900. At Sherman Cove. 497-9617 or 2929060
3/2 home, living room, den, large kitchen with big breakfast bar. Large fenced back yard. 2 car garage. Close to Naval Hospital. Newly renovated. Pet friendly w/owner approval & deposit. No smokers. $850/month + deposit. 968-6534 or email@example.com
Seeking female to share home with 2 other females. 3/2, very clean home, near bases, cul-desac, fenced yard. Includes wifi, cable, utilities, $40 application fee. Rent $550/plus $550 deposit. 206-8815.
Move in ready, 7856 Hestia Place, Pensacola, 4/2, 2 car garage, hardwood floors, granite counters, double paned windows, large back porch, detached 14x20 workshop with two doors and more windows. Could be converted to studio. $129,900. 261-5996
Homes for sale Open House open EVERY Sunday 1 p – 6 p. 3726 Weatherstone Circle. Gulf Beach Hwy and Waycross. Call Rhonda Vannoy, 455-7034 3001 Turners Meadow Rd. 4/2.5, 2,500 sqft., 2 car garage. Large pool. 602-7352, firstname.lastname@example.org m 3/2 in Pace, located close to high school and convenient in between NAS Pensacola and Whiting field. $1,200 per month for one year lease. 305-9493
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