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VA Gulf Coast’s new call center aims to improve call response times for veterans ... The Department of Veterans Affairs

Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System has announced the operation of its call center. The call center will operate from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. When calling, veterans will notice a new telephone greeting which gives them quicker access to staff and the area they trying to reach. Veterans should listen to the options carefully as many have changed to expedite their call and provide prompt customer service. Veterans can continue to contact their Patient Aligned Care Team and specialty care clinics for their appointments, although the call center provides veterans another way to access care. In Pensacola, call 912-2000 and toll free (866) 927-1420; for Eglin AFB: (850) 609-2600 and (866) 520-7359; in Biloxi: (228) 523-5000 and (800) 296-8872.

Vol. 77, No. 38

VT-86 to change command From Lt. Dan Daly VT-86

In a change of command ceremony to be held at 10 a.m. today (Sept. 20) in the National Naval Aviation Museum, Marine Lt. Col. Glen B.C. Cauley will turn over leadership of training squadron VT-86 to Cmdr. John Tutwiler.

VISIT GOSPORT ONLINE: www.gosportpensacola.com

September 20, 2013

SecNav: We will come together as a family From www.navy.mil

In a recent video message, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke to the Navy family about the events of Sept.16. “The awful events that happened at the Navy Yard today (Sept. 16) were an attack on our Navy family. The men and women we lost today died in the service of their country. They were, each, patriots. We will come together, as a family, to deal with this. “If you were at the Navy Yard today, if you had a friend or a loved one, or just as a part of the Navy family, if you need assistance in dealing with this, we’ve set up a center at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. Please call (800) 222-0364 and someone will help you work through this awful, awful event. “Again, we will come together as a family, and support those who have given so much and those who have lost so much today.”

Cmdr. John D. Tutwiler

Tutwiler was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps upon earning a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1996. Following naval flight officer school and S-3B fleet replacement training, he reported to NAS Jacksonville, where he was a tactical coordination officer assigned to Sea Control Squadron 24. While attached, he served as aircrew training, NFO NATOPS, aircraft branch, line division and tactics officer. During deployments aboard USS

Lt. Col. Glen B.C. Cauley

Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Enterprise (CVN 65), he flew combat missions in support of Operation Allied Force/ Noble Anvil, Operation Southern Watch and Operation Enduring Freedom.

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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, right, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert, Secretary of the Navy (SecNav) Ray Mabus, and Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, render honors during a wreath laying ceremony at the U.S. Navy Memorial. Photo by MC1 Arif Patani

NAS Pensacola Air Operations remembers Sept. 11, 2001 ... NAS Pensacola CPO Selectees LNC(Sel) Tiffany Garfield, MAC(Sel) Brian Percle and RPC(Sel) Curkeena Campbell stand in front of NASP’s Forrest Sherman Field control tower with a garrison-size American flag they deployed Sept. 11, 2013. The three were pinned as chiefs Sept. 13. Photo by Jennifer Hathaway

Pensacola State College awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools designation From Sheila Nichols Pensacola State College

Victory Media, the media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Pensacola State College (PSC) to its Military Friendly Schools list. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. “Veterans have been an important part of PSC’s rich heritage since we opened our doors in 1948,” said Pensacola State College President Ed Meadows. “Since that time, thousands and thousands of veterans

and their family members have attended Pensacola State College.” More than 1,200 veterans and active-duty military personnel are currently enrolled at PSC for the fall term.

“Inclusion on the 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools shows Pensacola State College’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean

Collins, vice president at Victory Media and a nine-year veteran. “The need for education is growing and our mission is to provide the military community with transparent, world-class re-

sources to assist in their search for schools.” The Military Friendly Schools media and website, found at www.militaryfriendlyschools.com,

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Showing support for ombudsmen, suicide prevention initiatives ... NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins speaks to a group gathered for a proclamationsigning ceremony Sept. 9. With Hoskins (left to right) are Angela Smith, suicide prevention coordinator for NASP Fleet and Family Support Center; NASP Command Chaplain Cmdr. Steven “Todd” Orren; NASP Suicide Prevention Coordinator (SPC) ADC Termaine Pruitt; and QM1 James Russell, assistant SPC for NASP. Hoskins signed two proclamations, one to designate September as Navy Suicide Prevention Month and the other in support of the Navy Family Ombudsman Program (NFOP). Rear Adm. Rick Williamson, Commander, Navy Region Southeast, signed similar proclamations in Jacksonville Sept. 9. Photo by Janet Thomas See stories and photos on page 4.

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September 20, 2013


NAS Pensacola s FY-14 Chief Petty Officers Pinning Ceremony ... Fifty-three CPO selectees from base commands were pinned as chiefs in a ceremony held Sept. 13 in the Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC) auditorium. Guest speaker for the event was retired FORCM(SS) John J. Snyder. The auditorium was packed with service members, family members and well-wishers. (Above, left) Newly pinned chiefs re-enter the stage singing cadence, and (above, right) are presented to the audience in formation by emcee NASC CMDCM Keith Mahaffey. Photos by Mike O’Connor VT-86 from page 1

He was also selected to be a member of the Sea Control Wing Atlantic S-3B Flight Demonstration Team. Following his first fleet squadron tour, Tutwiler remained at NAS Jacksonville for duty at the Sea Control Weapons School as a Viking weapons and tactics instructor. While there, he managed the Air Combat Training Continuum Program for the entire S-3B community, and conducted numerous Sea Control Advanced Readiness Program assist visits. Based on his expertise in S-3B electronic surveillance systems, he was selected for transition to the EA-6B Prowler at NAS Whidbey Island, Wash., in 2004. Following EA-6B fleet replacement training, he returned to sea duty as an electronic countermeasures officer with Electronic Attack Squadron 137 from 2005 to 2007. While deployed aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65), he participated in combat flight operations in direct support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, including two shore-based detachments to Al Anbar Province, Iraq. When not flying, Tutwiler performed his ground duties as squadron safety officer, assistant operations officer and administration officer. He quickly acquired his EA6B mission commander designation and served as Prowler LNO for the USCENTCOM Combined Air Operations Center supporting Carrier Air Wing One combat sorties. His next duty assignment was Electronic Attack Squadron 139 as a squadron department head from 2007 to 2009. Serving as tactics officer, operations officer and maintenance officer, he deployed aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) for combat flight operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. During his tour he attained designation as suppression of enemy air defenses element strike lead, completed Joint Professional Military Education Phase I and qualified as command duty officer underway. While assigned, he was awarded the 2008 Association of Naval Aviation Rear Adm. A.C. Read Navigator of the Year (2008). Tutwiler then reported to U.S. Strategic Command in Omaha, Neb., in 2009, where he managed capability and resource integration requirements for the joint portfolio of future global strike systems (nuclear, conventional and non-kinetic) until being selected for command in 2011. Tutwiler has accumulated more than 2,500 flight hours in the S-3B Viking and EA-6B Prowler. His decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal Strike/Flight (three awards), Navy Commendation Medal (three awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal and Navy Achievement Medal (four awards).

Vol. 77, No. 38

Some non-resident training course user accounts locked By Susan D. Henson Center for Personal and Professional Development Public Affairs

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) – Sailors trying to access their Non-Resident Training Course (NRTC) online account may not be able to access them without assistance, said Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) officials Sept. 16. NRTC accounts not used in the last 30 days have been disabled, according to Tom Phillips, CPPD’s NRTC program manager. Accounts were locked as a result of computer security measures ordered by the Defense Department and U.S. Navy’s cyber commands. Since the order took effect Aug. 21, more than 187,500 accounts have

“While this can be seen as an inconvenience, security and risk management are important to keeping our Navy team as safe as possible. We are working hard to ensure Sailors regain timely access to courses that will help them improve professionally and personally.” For more information about the Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD), visit: https:// www.netc. navy. mil/ centers/ cppd/. For more news from the Center for Personal and Professional Development, visit: www.navy.mil/local/voledpao/. Find CPPD on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cent er-for-Personal-and-Professional-Development/100056459206 and on Twitter @CENPERSPROFDEV.

Free flu shots available to eligible, enrolled veterans at all Gulf Coast VA clinics From Jerron Barnett Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System Public Affairs

The seasonal flu vaccine is available and free to all eligible and enrolled veterans at any of the Department of Veterans Affairs Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) facilities. A quick VA health care eligibility tool is available at http:// www. va.gov/ healthBenefits/ resources/ eligibility_check. asp. Veterans seeking a flu shot should contact their Patient Aligned Care Team. Veterans who have not yet enrolled to receive VA health care should bring their DD Form 214, certificate of release or disPSC from page 1

feature the list, interactive tools and search functionality to help military students find the best schools to suit their unique needs and preferences. The 1,868 colleges, universities and trade schools on this year’s list exhibit leading practices in the recruitment and retention of students with military experience. These

September 20, 2013

Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Keith Hoskins 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.

been locked. Users who have a locked account should contact the CPPD Voluntary Education (VOLED) Support Site in Pensacola for assistance in regaining access. The VOLED team in Pensacola can be reached anytime via email at NRTC@navy.mil and Monday through Friday by commercial phone at (877) 264-8583, or DSN at 7536070. “NRTC help desk staff members are unlocking accounts upon user request,” said Phillips. “As of Sept. 13, we’ve unlocked 2,865 accounts and are working to meet user requests as quickly as possible.” Capt. John Newcomer, CPPD’s commanding officer, said security risks are part of our daily lives, and managing that risk is necessary.

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,

charge from active duty, or other proof of honorable military service to the nearest VA Gulf Coast medical facility to enroll. Find GCVHCS locations at: http://www.biloxi.va. gov/ locations/ directions.asp. Veterans who receive care from GCVHCS are encouraged to get their flu shot from their local VA medical facility, and any veterans who have received their shot elsewhere should let their PACT know. Local and toll-free numbers for each GCVHCS facility: Biloxi: (228) 523-5000, 800-296-8872 Mobile: (251) 219-3900, 888-201-0110 Pensacola: 912-2000, 866-927-1420 Eglin: (850) 609-2600, 866-520-7359 Panama City: (850) 636-7000, 888-231-5047

schools have world-class programs and policies for student support on campus, academic accreditation, credit policies, flexibility and other services to those who served. Pensacola State College offers veterans many benefits including the Dr. G.B. Tamburello Endowed Scholarship; Ross C. Shiver Endowed Scholarship; Purple Heart Waiver; My Career Advancement

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September 20, 2013





Weight gain: Watch out for the post-retirement creep By Dr. Jennifer Driscoll Baptist Medical Group


ere’s a quick thought exercise: If you’re retired military and you were invited to attend a friend’s retirement ceremony, or some other official function, do you think you could fit into your old dress uniform? If you answered “yes,” could you do it without popping buttons or using the old rubber band trick to gap a straining waistband? Chances are, the answer is “no.” It’s a fact of life that our metabolism slows in middle age and beyond. With a slower metabolism, often comes weight gain. A little weight gain from your activeduty baseline probably won’t hurt you, but weight has a way of creeping up on you and staying around. Significant weight gain can lead to serious health problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes and arthritis pain in your back and joints. Some folks are blessed with a naturally high metabolism and an aversion to sweets. The rest of us aren’t so lucky. For those of you who maybe hovered around the upper end of the height-weight standards, or who put on a few too many post-retirement pounds, let me share with you what I’ve learned over the years as a family physician.

Stop looking for the magic pill or diet. Stop believing every internet or late night cable ad. If there were an amazing pill or dietary supplement that lets you eat what you want while still losing weight, the big pharmaceutical companies would be selling it like hot cakes. So, how can you control your weight? First, be realistic about your weight loss goal. While many of us would love to reach the weight we were when we enlisted or when we got married, often that’s not realistic. Setting an unrealistic goal sets you up for frustration and failure. A more realistic goal is to lose five percent to seven percent of your current body weight. Research shows that losing just five percent of your current weight can have a significant impact on your health, lowering both blood pressure and blood sugar. For a person weighing 200 pounds, that’s a goal of 10 to 14 pounds of weight loss. Second, concentrate on the calories in your diet. Losing

About the columnist Dr. Jennifer Driscoll, a family physician with Baptist Medical Group, recently retired from the Navy with 26 years of service. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, she worked as an engineer before earning her medical degree from the Uniformed Sciences University in Bethesda, Md. She completed her family medicine residency at Naval Hospital Pensacola. weight is not quick or easy, but the principle is simple. It all boils down to a balance between “calories in” from what you eat versus “calories out” that you burn through exercise. A change of 500 calories a day will lead to the loss of one pound a week. While ex-

ercise is important to your overall health and to maintaining a healthy weight, cutting calories is the key to weight loss. It is much easier to cut 500 calories a day out of your diet – give up a bag of chips and a soda, or a couple glasses of sweet tea – than it is to jog for 45 minutes or swim for an hour every day. Third, keep a food diary. Document what, where and how much you eat. Medical studies have shown that people who keep a food diary are much more likely to lose weight. What you find from your food diary may open your eyes. Do you skip breakfast, eat yogurt for lunch then empty the entire pantry when you come home from work? Do you eat a healthy breakfast and dinner, but really add on the calories by going out to lunch with your co-workers? Do you mindlessly snack in front of the TV after the children are in bed? Do you have a few beers or glasses of wine every night? Keeping a food diary forces you to be honest, but it also helps you pin-point your problem areas to help identify where you can drop 500 calories a day. Next, make your plan. Based on your food diary, figure out where you can eliminate 500 calories a day. Don’t make a vague commitment to eat less. Instead commit to a specific action such as giving up sweet tea, stopping that nightly glass of wine, or taking

a brown bag lunch to work. If portion control is an issue, consider using a meal replacement product for one meal a day. Frozen healthy lunches, meal bars or meal replacement shakes for one meal a day can help you lose weight without compromising your dietary intake of vitamins, minerals and fiber. And finally, don’t give-up if you slip-up. If you splurge and have a big slice of birthday cake at work, don’t throw in the towel. Keep the calories light the remainder of the day and get back on track the next day. Your goal should be to adopt healthy diet changes that give you slow but consistent weight loss of a pound or so a week. Keep at it and you might just fit into that old uniform.

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September 20, 2013


Proclamations signed: Suicide prevention, ombudsman efforts acknowledged by Navy locally and regionally “An actively engaged force ... is key to the successful prevention of suicide.” Stories, photo by MC1(SW) Greg Johnson Navy Region Southeast Public Affairs

Rear Adm. Rick Williamson, Commander, Navy Region Southeast, signed a suicide prevention awareness proclamation onboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville Sept. 9. The proclamation recognizes September as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and is intended to raise suicide awareness prevention throughout the Southeast region. “This proclamation brings to light an issue of paramount importance in our military today,” Williamson said. “Each year, we lose shipmates, co-workers and family members to suicide and these losses can be prevented. It is our collective responsibility to remain alert to the warning signs and to be prepared to take action with those in our lives who might be at risk. An actively engaged force, including everyone in the Navy family, is key to the successful prevention of suicide.” The proclamation’s theme highlights the importance of taking action as individuals and to recognize the impact of stressors in our day-to-day lives, as well as how to develop protective factors against stress and suicide. According to Dianne Parker, Navy Region Southeast assistant suicide prevention outreach coordinator, there is no better way to have a successful program than ensuring suicide prevention information and indicators are available to all personnel. “Suicide continues to be a major issue for all hands,” she said. “Our goal is to reduce the number of these tragedies through education and awareness campaigns, and we hope this proclamation will go a long way in those efforts.” One of the latest tools the Navy is using toward suicide prevention efforts is the NavyTHRIVE campaign, which encourages Sailors, commands, families and civilians to empower themselves by taking personal responsibility for their health, wellness and growth. “The program is a new approach to resilience and it really emphasizes self-empowerment and growth,” Parker said. “The goal is not for Sailors to merely overcome adversity, but to come back from it stronger than they were before.” In addition to those efforts, the region implemented an aggressive suicide prevention coordinator (SPC) training pro-

Rear Adm. Rick Williamson signs a proclamation in support of Navy Suicide Prevention Month onboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville Sept. 9. The proclamation designated September as Navy Suicide Prevention Month throughout the Southeast Region. Williamson also signed a proclamation in support of the Navy Family Ombudsman Program (NFOP). The second proclamation signing commemorated the 43rd anniversary of the NFOP and declared Sept. 14 as Ombudsman Appreciation Day throughout the region. Onboard NAS Pensacola, two similar proclamations in support were signed by base CO Capt. Keith Hoskins Sept. 16.

gram in September 2011 that utilizes Defense Connect Online. So far, it has resulted in more than 300 newly qualified coordinators throughout the region and more than 1,700 worldwide. Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) educational services and work and family life specialists assist command SPCs with training in the areas of stress management, conflict management, parent education, anger management and suicide prevention. So far this fiscal year, command SPCs and FFSC personnel have conducted more than 1,200 training sessions attended by more than 43,000 people. “The program has been instrumental in raising awareness and getting the message out to leaders throughout the DoD. Leaders need to make Sailors understand that there is no shame in reaching out for help,” Parker said. Each year, hundreds of DoD personnel commit suicide and many of these cases could be prevented if friends and co-workers only knew what to look for and took action, she added. “The bottom line is if you suspect that someone may be thinking about suicide, you need to act, care and treat,” she said. “The key is to take action. The worst thing that you can possibly do is nothing.” For more information about NavyTHRIVE, visit http://www. public. navy. mil/bupers-npc/ support/21st_ Century_Sailor/suicide_ prevention/ spmonth/Pages/ default.aspx. Onboard NAS Pensacola, ADC Termaine Pruitt is the designated SPC. He can be reached by e-mail at termaine.pruitt@navy.mil or by phone at 452-2035.

Sept. 14, Ombudsman Appreciation Day, efforts acknowledged throughout region; proclamation signed onboard NAS Pensacola Rear Adm. Rick Williamson, Commander, Navy Region Southeast, signed a proclamation in support of the Navy Family Ombudsman Program (NFOP) onboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville Sept. 9. The proclamation signing commemorated the 43rd anniversary of the NFOP and declared Sept. 14 as Ombudsman Appreciation Day throughout the region. “For more than four decades, the Navy ombudsman program has been an invaluable resource in our efforts to support our warfighters and their families,” Williamson said. “I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all of our ombudsmen throughout the region for their continued support. Our Sailors and their families would face a much more difficult task without you.” The NFOP was launched Sept. 14, 1970, by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Elmo Zumwalt to assist commands in maintaining the morale, health and welfare of Navy families. Ombudsmen act as liaisons between commanding officers and the families of service members. They typically provide a variety of resources, such as providing family members with official information and emergency assistance. Commander, Navy Installations Command reports that ombudsmen volunteer efforts save the Navy more than $2 million annually. According to Dianne Parker, Navy Region Southeast deployment support program manager and ombudsman program coordinator, the proclamation is significant because it acknowledges the efforts of ombudsmen not only throughout the region, but throughout the Navy. “It’s important to recognize the anniversary of the ombudsman program because our ombudsmen are a part of the command support team, they make sure families know what resources are available to them, and help them adjust to the military way of life,” she said. “If it weren’t for our Navy ombudsmen, our Sailors would carry a much heavier burden in the face of their military duties. For more information about the Navy Ombudsman Program, including how to contact your command ombudsman, visit http://www.cnic.navy.mil/ CNIC_HQ_Site/WhatWeDo/FleetandFamilyReadiness/ Family Readiness/ Fleet AndFamilySupportProgram/OmbudsmanProgram/index.htm. Onboard NAS Pensacola visit https://ombudsmanregistry.org to obtain contact information for each command’s ombudsman.


September 20, 2013

NHP: Living a Story, photos by MC1 James Stenberg NHP Assistant PAO

According to the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, 24.4 percent of Sailors and 30.8 percent of Marines smoke, which is higher than the smoking rate for U.S. adults. According to www.cdc.gov, tobacco smoke contains a deadly mix of more than 7,000 chemicals, many of which are toxic and associated with cancer. Smoking can lead to serious health problems like heart disease, stroke, emphysema, other serious diseases and possibly even death. Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) not only provides exceptional healthcare, but its dedicated team of healthcare providers also educate beneficiaries about healthy lifestyles to include the effects of tobacco use. “Tobacco use is an expensive addiction with a never-ending list of negative consequences,” said James Sherrard, head of Deployment Health and Wellness Center, NHP. “Our (beneficiaries) who use tobacco get sick more often, have poorer physical readiness test results and deal with side-effects like fatigue,



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stress, illness, poor night vision, poor wound healing and depression.” The best choice is to never start using tobacco, however, the benefits to quitting increase the sooner someone stops. “Quitting tobacco is easier said than done,” said Sherrard. “Luckily there are plenty of tools and proven methods available to help.” The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a variety of smoking cessation products. These include prescription medicines and over-the-counter products such as skin Quitting smoking is not easy, but there are many tools and medications available to assist with the process. patches, lozenges and Contact a Medical Home Port Team today or the Deployment Health and Wellness Center (452-6326, ext. 4100) to get started on the path to quitting and a healthier lifestyle. gum. Surgery (BuMed) has stopped.” There are also options with trying to relinquish 6326, ext. 4100. A recent trend with banned the use of elecNicotine is a highly out there incorporating tobacco use. The class newer technology such meets once a week for addictive substance. De- people trying to avoid tronic cigarettes at all as mobile applications an hour and serves as a spite all the tools avail- some of the hazards of BuMed facilities, such for smartphones or com- support group to assist able to help people stop smoking cigarettes is the as NHP, which parallels puter tablets such as with the challenges of smoking, ultimately the electronic cigarette. Ac- its policy on regular toTRICARE chances of quitting to- cording to www.fda.gov, bacco products. QuitSTART, NCI Quit- quitting. Quitting smoking is Pal and QuitGuide. beneficiaries can also bacco use rely heavily the safety of electronic medication on the individual’s de- cigarettes has not been not easy, but there are SmokefreeTXT is a mo- receive fully studied. Con- many tools and medicabile text messaging serv- while attending the sire to quit. “I had quit multiple sumers of electronic cig- tions available to assist ice designed for people smoking cessation class who are trying to quit that will assist with the times over a few years,” arette products currently with the process. ConHM2 Daniel have no way of knowing tact a Medical Home process. said smoking. The program withdrawal was created to provide Civil service employees Arnold, assistant lead- whether electronic ciga- Port Team today or the 24/7 encouragement, ad- that are not TRICARE ing petty officer, educa- rettes are safe for their Deployment Health and vice and tips to help beneficiaries can attend tion and training, NHP. intended use, how much Wellness Center to get the class, but will not be “I took (prescription nicotine or other poten- started on the path to smokers quit. NHP and most of its able to receive any med- medication) to try and tially harmful chemicals quitting and a healthier Branch Health Clinics ication. For more infor- get off the nicotine. are being inhaled during lifestyle. Read more at http:// offer a month long mation on program Then one day after quit- use or if there are any smoking cessation class specifics and a schedule ting the (medication), I benefits associated with www. dvidshub. net/ that covers the many of classes, call NHP’s just decided I really did using these products. news/ 113527/ livingdifferent options avail- Deployment Health and not want to smoke any- Additionally, the Navy smoke-free-lifestyle# able to assist individuals Wellness Center at 452- more and I just Bureau of Medicine and ixzz2enbyLzg8.



September 20, 2013


Pavelko to assume command of HT-28 From Jay Cope NASWF PAO

Following 15 months at the helm, Cmdr. Christopher Pesile will turn command of Helicopter Training Squadron 28 (HT-28) over to Lt. Col. Jeff Pavelko today, Sept. 20, at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place at Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s Atrium building. The change of command ceremony is a Navy tradition that enables the two officers to formally exchange duties in front of the assembled squadron crew. It is also a time to recognize the accomplishments of the outgoing commander in front of his family and friends. Training Air Wing Five Commodore Capt. James Fisher will serve as the guest speaker for the ceremony. After serving more than a year as the executive officer for HT-28, Pavelko assumes the reins of command with more than 19 years of Marine Corps experience. He has served tours with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 169 out of Camp Pendleton, Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 165 as part of the 11th Marine

Lt. Col. Jeff Pavelko

Cmdr. Christopher Pesile

Expeditionary Unit, Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One, Marine Air Group-29 as the future operations officer, the “Gunrunners” of HMLA-269 and as the executive officer of MAG-29. Pavelko has completed several tours in Iraq, including the final deployment of an HMLA squadron in the country. Pavelko also earned his master’s degree in military studies from the Marine

Corps University in Quantico, Va. The incoming executive officer will be Cmdr. Jeffrey Ketcham. Under Pesile, the “Hellions” flew more than 58,000 mishap free flight hours and completed in excess of 31,000 sorties culminating in the completion of helicopter flight training by 460 Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and allied pilots. His leadership helped earn the squadron an outstanding on the Chief of

Naval Air Training safety inspection. An enthusiastic supporter of the community, Pesile and the Hellions volunteered more than 900 hours to local programs. Pesile is the squadron’s fifth commanding officer. A 1994 Naval Academy graduate, Pesile earned his helicopter “wings of gold” from HT-18 in August 1996. He first served with Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron 11 (HS-11) flying the SH60F out of Jacksonville. He returned to NAS Whiting Field in 2000 as a primary flight instructor with Training Squadron Six, flying the T-34 Turbomentor. Subsequent tours includedYokosuka, Japan, onboard the USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) with Carrier Strike Group Five; a return to HS-11; and a tour with the joint staff at the Pentagon. Pesile also earned his master’s degree in global leadership from the University of San Diego before returning to NAS Whiting Field again as the Hellions executive officer. His next tour will be in Sasebo, Japan as the air boss onboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

New chiefs frocked at Whiting Field From Jay Cope NASWF PAO

Five Sailors enjoyed the opportunity to wear a new uniform for the first time Sept. 13 as they traded their first class petty officer uniforms for the uniform of a Navy chief. Aviation boatswain mates LeDerrick Garrison, Vandie Smith, Carlos Peralta, Chad Whitta and Bradley Anthony were frocked to their new ranks during a pinning ceremony at Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s Atrium building. A sixth Whiting Field Sailor was also selected for promotion, however, MAC Kenneth Pratt is serving on an individual augmentee tour overseas.

Putting on the chief petty officer uniform is one of the proudest moments in a Sailor’s career, and NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Matthew Coughlin emphasized the impact of the role chiefs embody, during his remarks as the guest speaker. “My father was a World War II Sailor and until the day he died, he remembered the names of the chief petty officers he served with. So I would advise these (new chiefs) to never, ever underestimate their influence on either our junior Sailors or their impact on Navy leadership,” he stated. The brief ceremony began

with the parading of the colors, the playing of the national anthem, and a few words from CMDCM Alton Smith about the importance of the day’s events. He then welcomed the new chiefs, who entered singing a rousing rendition of “Anchors Aweigh.” Following Coughlin’s remarks, ACC Rachael Garcia read the meaning behind the fouled anchor, which serves as the rank insignia for chief petty officers. With the five new chiefs standing at attention, the moment they were waiting for finally arrived and each was called forward in turn for their family and friends to pin on

their new rank, and a chief to place the khaki combination covers on their heads. All chiefs in the audience were then requested to stand for the reading of the chief’s creed. Garrison, Smith, Peralta, Whitta and Anthony were then each piped through the sideboys, introduced to the audience, and joined the formation of chief petty officers off to the side of the audience. For the new chiefs and their families, the ceremony marked a major milestone in their careers and served as an event they plan to never forget. “From the day you enlist, you see the chief. It’s what you aspire to. It’s what you dream about,” Anthony said after the

ceremony. “This is a new beginning for all six of us. We are eternally thankful for all of the hard work of the many Sailors that were left in our charge. Without them we would not be standing here.” The achievement is certainly a great moment in their careers, but along with the advantages and privileges of being a chief petty officer, also comes greater responsibility and accountability to the chain of command. “There are a lot of hard decisions that need to be made by the command, and the chiefs’ mess has a huge input into those decisions, and I rely on that,” Coughlin said. “I am incredibly proud of these six Sailors.”

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Semper Fi run ready to roll at NASP

The Marine Corps Aviation Association will present the 30th annual Semper Fi Charity Run/Walk tomorrow, Sept. 21, at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The race will start at 8 a.m. near Radford Gymnasium and follow a route through the base. The race is a USA Track & Field sanctioned event. Postrace activities include food, drink and music. You can register online at www.semperfi charityrun.org/registration.html. Registration is $30. Walk-in late registration and early-bird packet pick up will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today, Sept. 20, at Seville Quarter, 130 East Government St. Same-day registration will start at 6 a.m. tomorrow, Sept. 21. The run began in 1983 with the goal of helping the families of the 241 American service members killed in the bombing attack on the Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. Today, the purpose of the race is to give back to the Pensacola community. In 2012, the association raised $35,000 for local charities. For more information, go to www.semperfi charityrun.org or call 452-9460, ext. 3044.

Volunteers needed for beach cleanup

A beach cleanup is being organized aboard NASP in coordination with the Sept. 21 International Coastal Cleanup. This year, two areas in the community are also requesting help: • Fort Pickens entrance station needs as many as 100 volunteers to clean up old asphalt from 8 a.m. to noon tomorrow, Sept 21. • Tarkiln Bayou Preserve needs as many as 50 volunteers to clean the Perdido Bay beachfront from 8 a.m. to noon tomorrow, Sept. 21. To sign up, contact Mark W. Gibson, Navy natural resources manager at 452-3131, ext. 3008, or the NASP Community Outreach office at 452-2532. For more information on the Coastal Cleanup, go to http://www.oceanconservancy.org/keep-thecoast-clear/organize-the-cleanup.html.

NMCRS participating in NATTC fair

Volunteers from the NASP Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) will be present at the Mind Body Soul Fair at NATTC today, Sept. 20. Volunteers will be available to answer questions about how NMCRS can help you and/or your family during times of need. A NMCRS visiting nurse also will be present to explain their role and how they might be able to help when you most need it. In addition, there will be brochures and flyers that explain NMCRS services. For more information, contact Gil Chase by email at gil.chase@nmcrs.org.

Budget for Baby class available

Officials at the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society are offering a Budget for Baby class. Classes at NAS Pensacola is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 26 at the NMCRS facility in Bldg. 191 at 91 Radford Blvd. For more information or to make reservations, call 452-2300.

Host families needed for teen visitors

In November, the Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council will welcome six students from Bolivia and six students from Peru who will spend 11 days in Pensacola participating in the Youth Ambassadors Program, a special exchange of the U.S. Department of State. Students will arrive Nov. 12 and will depart Nov. 23. During the work week, the students will be busy with leadership and community service activities. The council is looking for families with their own teenagers that are interested in hosting one or more of these students. If you would be willing to host, contact the council at 595-0817. For more information on the council, go to www.gulfcoast diplomacy.org.

Gallery open late for special event

The Blue Morning Gallery, 21 Palafox Place has extended hours today, Sept. 20, for Gallery Night. Member artists will be greeting visitors. Refreshments will be served and the Celtic band Sweet Prospect will be performing. The featured show is “East Meets West, Through Asian Art,” which continues through Sept. 28. It features pottery by Tammy Caspersen, acrylics by Tom Smith and photography by Suzanne Tuzzeo. For gallery information, call 429-9100 or go to www.bluemorninggallery.com.

Learning program plans open house

The Global Corner International Learning Center has scheduled an open house from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in the courtroom at the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 South Jefferson St. This free event will showcase the “Passport to Italy” program which will be in presented the elementary schools of Escambia and Santa Rosa coun-

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Tickets on sale for Oct. 12 Navy Ball Tickets are on sale for the 2013 Pensacola Area Navy Ball, which is scheduled for Oct. 12 at the Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Charles Taylor Hangar onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The evening will begin with cocktails at 5 p.m. The guest speaker with be Juan M. Garcia III, assistant secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. Garcia is also a reservist naval aviator. Dinner will be catered by Nancy’s Haute Affairs and will include beef and chicken entrées with vegetarian option available on request. Entertainment will be provided by Corry Station Navy Band and AnyDayDJ. Dress is white or service equivalent for military 04 and above, service dress white or better for military 03 and below and appropriate evening attire for civilians. Child care will be provided by the NAS Pensacola Child Development Center, but reservations are required. Space is limited, so make reservations no later than Sept. 30 by calling 452-2211. Tickets are $15 for E-4 and below; $25 for E-5 to E-6; $35 for E7-03/GS-11 and below and civilians/non-active or retired; and $45 for 0-4 and GS-12 and above. Ticket sales will be online only. For details, go to https://navyball2013.eventbrite.com. ties during the 2013-14 school year. The Global Corner is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to teaching the children of Northwest Florida about other countries and cultures. For more information you may call 332-6404 or visit www.theglobalcorner.org.

Fishing tournament has pirate theme

The Pirates of Lost Treasure are presenting the eighth annual “Trolling for Booty” Fishing Tournament Sept. 20-22. Tickets are $50 if purchased in advance and $55 if purchased at the mandatory captain’s meeting at 6:30 p.m. today, Sept. 20, at Grand Lagoon Yacht Club. You can fish from a boat, dock or kayak. Prizes will be awarded in each category There is a special children’s division and no ticket purchase is necessary. The Pirates of Lost Treasure is a Mardi Gras krewe established in 1992 in Perdido Key, Florida. For more information, call 637-5714 or 2875661.

Mud run on the calendar for Oct. 12

Pathways for Change has announced that the 2013 Pensacola Mud Run is scheduled for Oct. 12. The course is professionally designed to be challenging, messy and loads of fun. It is a non-timed event, so runners get to challenge their own limits. The location for the race is 3047 County Highway 95A in Cantonment (next to St. Matthew’s Baptist Church). Start times are 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. A children’s run is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Cost is $70 for the Mud Run and $35 for the children’s run. There will be a KidZone with a bounce house and other child-friendly activities. Food and drink will be available for purchase. For more information or to register, go to http://werunwild.com/events/event/pensacola-mudrun/. For information on Pathways for Change, go to www.pathwaysforchange.org/.

Actors and singers needed for show

Pensacola Community Arts and Recreation Association (PCARA) Productions is seeking adults and youths (ages 11 to 16), females and males, gospel recording artists and musicians who are interested in acting in and upcoming comedy stage play, “A Remember When ... Back In The Good Ol’ Dayz.” Auditions are scheduled for 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at Pensacola State College Student Center, Bldg. 5, main campus. For more information or audition appointments, contact Leroy Williams by phone at 293 5345 or by e-mail at willroy85@aol.com.

Drawing for hunting trip postponed

The Robinson Harris Academy of Music is offering a chance to win a hunting trip for two to Wildlife Farm in Casscoe, Ark. However, the drawing, which was scheduled for noon Sept. 25, has been postponed. Tickets are $10 each. Tickets can be purchased at Outcast Fishing & Hunting, 3520 Barrancas Ave., and Mike’s Outdoor Sports, 8643 Pensacola Blvd., in Pensacola, and Gulf Breeze Bait & Tackle, 825 Gulf Breeze Parkway, in Gulf Breeze. Second prize is a $75 Visa gift card and third prize is a $50 Visa gift card. For more information go to http://healthyminds.us/rhamdom_gifts or call 261-0690.

Handgun training course offered

A Florida concealed carry and handguns shooting and safety class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 22 by Florida Handguns Training certified instructors. The class meets the training requirements for Florida’s concealed carry license application and is

taught in a non-intimidating setting. Gun safety rules, aiming, sight alignment and trigger control for accuracy will be emphasized, in addition to legal considerations and self-defense tips. Students will get classroom and range time. Attendees will shoot various calibers with ammo included. Discount price for military members and spouses is $90. For details or to register, e-mail Karen@FloridaHandgunsTraining.com, go to www.FloridaHandgunsTraining.com, or call 484-3221.

Nov. 16 run in memory of slain sailor

The Corry Station Chief Petty Officers Association (CPOA) has scheduled the third annual Crime Stoppers 5K in memory of Tyler Jefferson for 7:30 a.m. Nov. 16 at the Center of Information Dominance Corry Station, 640 Roberts Ave. Jefferson, an 18-year-old Navy Sailor, was found shot multiple times near the gates of Corry Station on Nov. 12, 2009. While the investigation is still ongoing, the case has no leads with the exception of a composite sketch of one of the assailants. Previous races have help raise Crime Stoppers reward money totaling $35,000 for the capture of Jefferson’s murderers. This year, all proceeds will be donated to the Gulf Coast Crime Stoppers. Registration is $20 plus tax until Nov. 7. Late registration is $25 plus tax until Nov. 14. Race-day registration is $30 plus tax. To register, go to www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2113152. For more information, contact CTTC Joseph Romero at joseph.c.romero@navy.mil or call 4526187

Time to sign up for Pumpkin Race

The 29th annual Great Pumpkin Race is scheduled for 8 a.m. Nov. 2. The 5K and fun run will begin at Sacred Heart Cathedral School, 1603 N. 12th Ave., and meander through historic East Hill. Runners can register at the school or online at Active.com: keywords 29th Pumpkin Race. Registration is $20 for adults and $15 for ages 14 and younger. The first 1,000 registrants will received a long-sleeved T-shirt. For more information, go to http://shcs.ptdiocese.org/pumpkinrun.html.

Teams to compete in Fire Truck Pull

Ronald McDonald House Charities annual Fire Truck Pull is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12 in downtown Pensacola. Thirty-two teams will compete to see who can pull a fire truck 50 feet in the fastest time in a tournament style format. Proceeds from this event go to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida to provide a home-away-from-home and source of respite and resources for families of children traveling to Pensacola to receive medical treatment. For more information, call 477-2273 or go to rmhc-nwfl.org.

New club is for fans of Shakespeare

The Southeastern Teen Shakespeare Company (SETSCO) in partnership with the West Florida Public Library will present a weekly club for Shakespeare enthusiasts of all ages. The club will meet from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. beginning Oct. 1 at the downtown branch of the public library. “Shakespeare’s 450th birthday is coming up in 2014,” said SETSCO director Michelle Hancock. “The library is planning a celebration tentatively called a Year of Shakespeare, and we are excited to get the ball rolling early with Shakespeare Club.” Members will read the plays aloud and discuss the passages. Other activities may include viewing movie versions of the plays, performances by local actors and guest lecturers. The Southeastern Teen Shakespeare Company is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing teens in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties with instruction and performance opportunities. For more information, go to setsco.org.

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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.

• 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. • The last major U.S.-Indian war came to an end as Geronimo was captured Sept. 4, 1886.

• First Continental Congress assembled in Philadelphia, Sept. 5, 1774. • Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was born in Chavaniac, France (as MarieJoseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilber t du Motier) Sept. 6, 1757. He came to America in 1777 to volunteer in the American Revolution and was given command of an army. • 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 calendar, Sept. 14, 1752. • Francis Scott Key wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner” during the attack on Fort McHenry, Sept. 14, 1814. • U.S. forces under Gen. Winfield Scott took control of Mexico City, Sept 14, 1847.

all officially begins this weekend with the autumnal equinox (Sept. 22) but the month is full of historical changes as well.

• Congress passed the Selective Service Act, providing for the first peacetime draft in U.S. history, Sept. 14, 1940. • The Soviet space 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.

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Naval Hospital Pensacola, July 29-Aug. 13, 2013 Addison Marie Fazendine, was born to Sgt. Jerett and Lindsey Fazendine, July 29. Vanessa Joy Pitts, was born to Stephen and AC2 Erin Pitts, Aug. 1. Victoria Mackenzie Mack, was born to Victor and ITSA Kelsey Mack, Aug. 1. Tessa Robin Lovin, was born to HM3 Jason and Gabrielle Lovin, Aug. 2. Daniel Kelvin Jones, was born to D’Ron Jones and SA Danielle Peters, Aug. 2. Brandon Keith Thompson Jr., was born to 1st Lt. Brandon and Alicia Thompson, Aug. 3. Benjamin Gabriel Weaver, was born to Staff Sgt. John and AC1 Miranda Weaver, Aug. 5. Makenna Rene Whitehead, was born to AO2 Rickey and Accasia Whitehead, Aug. 5. Logan Kenneth McMillan, was born to ITS2 Michael and Taylor McMillan, Aug. 6. Lincoln Anthony Alter, was born to Capt. Ryan and Samantha Alter, Aug. 7. Lillian Clare Zurakowski, was born to Lt. Cmdr. Tom Zurakowski and Edwina MullallyZurakowski, Aug. 8. Emery Claire Hastings, was born to CTT1 John and Stefanie Hastings, Aug. 8. Natalie Louise Marie Stuhlsatz, was born to 2nd Lt. Dillen and Amy Stuhlsatz, Aug. 8. Miguel Elias Gonzalez, was born to Lt. Elias and Aline Gonzalez, Aug. 9. Jiselle Chaisley L’Annette Everett, was born to SH2 Jeremy and Jamie Everett, Aug. 10. Marie Makenzie Thomas, was born to Staff Sgt. Steven and Chelsey Thomas, Aug. 12. Jeremiah Gilbert Vincent, was born to Lt. j.g. Berlin and Jenny Vincent, Aug. 13.


September 20, 2013

NETC Inspector General Alan Johnson highlights Navy career Story, photo NETC Public Affairs

“As NETC inspector general, my job is to improve the Navy through audits, inspections, and investigations,” Alan Johnson said recently. “The NETC Area Visit Program assesses learning centers, training support centers and learning sites to ensure mission critical (training) and associated support (administrative) programs and processes are in place and working to accomplish the NETC mission of training and education.” Johnson said he is driven by the desire to successfully accomplish goals he’s given to make a better Navy. “I am inspired by charismatic leaders who care about their people, and by hard-working people pulling together as a team to accomplish organizational goals,” Johnson noted. “I am inspired by individuals accomplishing personal goals, especially in the face of adversity.” He said his greatest accomplishment of the past year was watching, with great pride, his youngest son get commissioned as a naval officer in Newport, R.I., and successfully completing primary flight training at NAS Whiting Field. “Ryan was selected for P-3 Orion and P-8 Poseidon aircraft supporting anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare,” Johnson said. “He is at NAS Corpus Christi, where he will begin the next phase of his training, working toward his winging and designa-

For nearly 10 years, Alan Johnson, right, has served at Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) as the inspector general.

tion as a naval aviator.” The best piece of advice he ever received came from his father, who told him, “If you’re going to do a job, do it right.” Johnson doesn’t have to wish for his dream job. He says he’s already lived it. “Being assigned to a Navy E-2C Hawkeye squadron and flying in aircraft launched from the deck of an aircraft carrier is about as good as it gets,” he said; “Challenging, but very rewarding.” Outside of work, he is an avid video gamer, plays guitar, and is active in ministry and the Knights of Columbus at St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Gulf Breeze.

“And yes ... I like yard work, though it is a lot harder to grow a nice looking lawn here in Pensacola, than it was in Virginia,” he says. “Too many exotic weeds.” Johnson, and his wife, Doreen, love to snow ski, so the slopes are on their bucket list. “I would like to ski all the major ski resorts in the U.S.,” he says. Something few people know about Johnson is he went to the same high school as Lebron James of the Miami Heat. “We both attended St-Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio,” he said. “Of course, I graduated from there eight years before he was born.”



September 20, 2013


Military-themed show celebrates Imogene’s anniversary Story and photo from Panhandle Community Theatre

A USO-style variety show titled “Star-Spangled Salute to our Troops – An Old-Fashioned Touring Variety Show Honoring Our Military” will be on stage at 7 p.m. Sept. 27, Sept. 28, Oct. 4 and Oct. 5 and 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at the historic Imogene Theatre, 6866 Caroline St., in downtown Milton. The show is a tribute to area military set in the 1940s as well as the birthday celebration. A collaboration between Panhandle Community Theatre (PCT) and the Santa Rosa Historical Society (SRHS), each performance will feature singers, dancers, comedy acts, magicians, child performers and celebrity impersonators. The Oct. 5 performance will mark the

100th anniversary of the theater. The Imogene Theatre was built between 1912-1913. The architecture is categorized as “Renaissance-Revival style.” The theater’s original intent was to serve as a community hall for opera, plays, balls and vaudeville; but it also featured a permanent projection booth to accommodate moving pictures. A post office resided in the lower floor along with a five-and-dime store. The theater, named “Milton Auditorium,” opened in October 1913. The first movie offered was the 1903 black-and-white silent film “The Passion Play” with live piano accompaniment. First-run movies later became the norm including classics such as “Gone With the Wind” and “Casablanca.” In 1924, presidential candidate

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The Imogene Theatre in Milton is celebrating its 100th anniversary.

William Jennings Bryan presented speeches from the stage of the theater. In 1921, Clyde Gooch bought the theater and renamed it the “Imogene Theatre” after his 11-year old daughter.

The theater was the first building in Milton to install air conditioning during 1938. In 1985, the SRHS purchased the aging building for $35,000. Several grants enabled the SRHS to begin renovations and the theater reopened in 1988. A fire in 2009 destroyed every building west of the Imogene, with the theater suffering extensive smoke and water damage. Grants coupled with insurance funds enabled the SRHS to bring the theater back to its full glory. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for children 12 and younger. To make reservations, call (850) 2217599 or e-mail panhandle_community_ theatre@yahoo.com. For more information, go to www.panhandle communitytheatre.com.





Tritt tops list of fair shows Country and rock performances will be part of the fun from Oct. 17-27 By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

ternative rock band Switchfoot at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Special appearances by Scooby-Doo and The Pensacola Interstate Fair, his friend Shaggy are scheduled which is scheduled for Oct. 17 to for 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 21. Oct. 27, has announced a starA new attraction this year will studded lineup of musical acts and be a laser tag course. Each game appearances by two classic carwill be $2 per person. toon characters. All musical performances are “We are very excited about this on the Pepsi Open Air Stage. All year’s lineup of artists and other entertainment is free with admisentertainment,” said Don Frenkel, sion, and seating is a “first-come, fair general manager. “We feel first-served” basis. Seats can be there is a little something for Travis Tritt will entertain fairgoers Oct. claimed at fair opening each day. everyone, young and old, that will 26. Photo from Pensacola Interstate Fair General admission prices are allow the community to come out $11 for ages 12 and older, $5 for and breakaway from the everyday,” children ages 4 to 11 and free for ages 3 and younger. At the top of the list is country music star Travis Parking at the fair costs $5. Tritt, who is schedule to be on stage at 7 p.m. Oct. 26. Family fun packs are offered (in advance only) and Tritt’s hit singles include “Help Me Hold On, “Any- many other discounts are available. Military Apprecimore” and “Foolish Pride.” ation Day will be Oct. 24 and all active-duty and reOther performers on the schedule include The tired military personnel will be admitted for $5. American Band Grand Funk Railroad at 7:30 p.m. Oct. For more information, call 944-4500 or go to 18 at 7:30 p.m., Sara Evans at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 and al- www.pensacola fair.com.

Special performance ... The University of West Florida (UWF) John C. Pace Symposium Series is sponsoring an evening with Chloe Channell at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 21, at the UWF Center for Fine and Performing Arts Music Hall, Bldg. 82. The 11year-old country singer from Pace was a contestant on “America’s Got Talent.” She was eliminated in a tiebreaker during the quaterfinals. Channell is scheduled to perform with the Sawdust Band at the concert. Admission is free. For more information about the concert, call 474-2479. For more information on Channell, go to www.chloechannell.com.

At the movies FRIDAY

“Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Elysium,” R, 8 p.m.; “Lee Daniels’ the Butler,” PG-13, 6 p.m.; “You’re Next,” R, 8:40 p.m.


“Smurfs 2” (3D), PG, 12:30 p.m.; “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters” (3D), PG, 3 p.m.; “The Wolverine” (3D), PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “You’re Next,” R, 8:10 p.m.; “Planes” (2D), PG, 2:30 p.m.; “Lee Daniels’ the Butler,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” PG-13, 7:40 p.m.


“Planes” (3D), PG, noon; “Lee Daniels’ the Butler,” PG-13, 2 p.m.; “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” PG-13, 4:40 p.m.; “Rush,” R, 7:30 p.m. (free admission); “Smurfs 2” (2D), PG, 12:10 p.m.; “Kick-Ass 2,” PG, 2:40 p.m.; “You’re Next,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “Elysium,” R, 7:10 p.m.


“Jobs” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “We’re the Millers,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “2 Guns,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “Elysium,” R, 7:20 p.m.


“Lee Daniels’ the Butler,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “You’re Next,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “Kick-Ass 2,” PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” PG-13, 7:20 p.m.


“Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Lee Daniels’ the Butler,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “Kick-Ass 2,” PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” PG-13, 7:20 p.m.


“You’re Next,” R, 5 p.m.; “The Wolverine” (3D), PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Elysium,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “We’re the Millers,” R, 7:30 p.m.


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

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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. • MWR Giant Flea Market: noon to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Corry Station Youth Sports Complex on Highway 98. There will be some big ticket items such as lawn tractors, cars, giant TVs, exercise equipment, a boat and furniture suites among other popular items. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3140 or ext. 3139. • Intramural Sports: NAS Pensacola office open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, in Bldg. 627. Call 452-4391. Horseshoes, 11:15 a.m. Sept. 25. Adventure race, 8 a.m. Oct. 5. NASP Corry Station office open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, in Bldg. 3738. Adventure race, 7:30 a.m. Sept. 21. Bowling (fall), 4:30 p.m. Sept. 24. Soccer, 5 p.m. Sept. 30. Call 452-6520. Entry deadlines for events. For more information, e-mail john.russo@navy.mil or go to www.captainscup.org. • World Wide Rowing Challenge: Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 at Navy Wellness Center, Bldg 3712, NASP Corry Station. Team Pensacola is looking to retain its top military ranking and top 15 overall world ranking for meters rowed during the 30day challenge. Staff and patrons at all four fitness centers are eligible to be team players. For information, call Lu Desteli at 452 6802. • Fall bowling: Leagues forming at Corry Bowling Center include: Youth Adult Bowling League, starting at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Sign-up open to active or retired military, DoD, retired DoD and immediate family members. For more information, call 452-6380. • Bridgestone Ball Fitting Challenge: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 18 at A.C. Read Driving Range. To set up appointment, call 452-2454. • Space available: The NASP Youth Center offers before-school and after-school care from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. There is space available for children ages kindergarten to 12 years. Full time or drop-in rates. Fees based on total family income. For more information, call 452-2417. • Discount tickets: Stop by the Information, Tickets and Travel (ITT) office at the NEX Mall on Highway 98 to check out the discounts available on vacations, attractions, events, tours and museums. Limited number of tickets available for $40 each for Saints vs. Dolphins game 7:40 p.m. Sept. 30 at the New Orleans Super Dome. No transportation provided. Tickets for Oct. 4-6 BayFest in Mobile, Ala., are $8 off. For more information, call 452-6354. • Pink Dress Run: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Mustin Beach Chip Trail. One, two or three-mile fun run or jog. Wear pin in support of breast cancer awareness. Sponsored by Portside Fitness Center. For more information, call 452-7810. • Focus on overweight pets: Obesity is the leading cause of disease in pets. Have your pet’s body condition score evaluated at the Vet Clinic on Corry Station during business hours Monday through Friday through Sept. 30. You will receive a gift if you can correctly guess your pet’s weight. To make an appointment, call 452-6882.

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 www.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, one-on-one crisis support and information by trained staff. Call (877) 995-5247; 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 to adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows a victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services and safety interventions such as a Military Protective Order (MPO), separation from offender, expedited transfer, etc. 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. Restricted reporting allows a confidential report, which does not trigger either command nor law enforcement notification and the victim can have a SAPR VA, and seek medical care and/or counseling. 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; or during and after working hours, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.

Fleet and Family Support Center The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following classes: • Infant massage class: Join New Parent Support Home Visitors program for free infant massage class with a licensed massage therapist from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 11 at the Fleet and Family Support Center, 151 Ellyson Ave. Bldg 625. For parents with children ages 2 to 6 months. Bring a baby blanket and a stuffed animal or anything used to soothe your baby. Limit of five families per session. For reservations, call 452-5609. • Stress management: Stress can

damage your physical and mental health. Learn how to recognize stress and become more productive, happier and healthier. Class explores different stress management tips and techniques. Classes scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon on first and third Thursday of each month. For details, call 452-5990. • Improving relationship without talking about it: Build a happier relationship by developing better communication skills, managing your stress as a couple and finding ways to compromise. You’ll even learn how to fight ... fairly. Class is two, two-hour sessions; call 452-5609 to register.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach is seeking volunteers for opportunities including: • Heart Walk: Sept. 20 and Sept. 21, 11000 University Parkway. Volunteers will perform setup and breakdown and act as greeters. • Scrabble Soiree: Sept. 26, 913 South I St. Volunteers needed to help host the event by score keeping and to do setup and teardown. • United Way Day of Caring: Oct. 11. Volunteer groups will perform projects throughout Pensacola.

• Young Marines of Pensacola: A youth education and service program for boys and girls ages 8 through completion of high school. The program focuses on character building and promotes a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. Adult staff not required to be Marines. Contact retired Gunnery Sgt. Pete Belanger by phone at (251) 979-9522 or by e-mail at ymopxo@gmail.com. For information, go to www.YMOP2007.com. For more information, contact NASP Community Outreach at 452-2532.

Worship schedule The Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel and the Lady of Loreto Chapel are closed for renovations. During renovations, Sunday services are being held at the auditorium at Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Bldg. 633. NAS Pensacola Protestant •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, NASC auditorium. • Chapel choir, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Women’s 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 (all welcome), 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Bible study, 5 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center. Roman Catholic • Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, NASC auditorium.

• Mass, 11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the All Faiths Chapel. Confessions scheduled 30 minutes before services. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. 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. 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 more information, call 452-2341.



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