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NAS Pensacola traffic pattern shift ... Contruction contractors are preparing for the next phase of work in the outbound lane at NASP’s west gate. Work in these lanes will start Sept. 28. Barrels and signs will be placed the evening of Sept. 27 after the gate has closed. The barrels will start just before the curve approaching the outbound lane. Traffic will reduce to one lane gradually and cross over at the break in the median. Once they get through the gate they will be moved back to the outbound lane utilizing the new rejection lane. The entry lane on the left will be closed and have traffic merge just after the existing slide gate. All cars will utilize the left lane and trucks will use the right lane.

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Change of command for CID Unit Corry Station today (Sept. 25) From CIDUCS PAO

The Center for Information Dominance (CID) Unit Corry Station will hold a change of command ceremony today, Sept. 25, at 10 a.m. in the National Naval Aviation Museum at NAS Pensacola.

Cmdr. Christopher Eng

Cmdr. Christopher Bryant will be relieved by Cmdr. Christopher Eng. The ceremony marks the end of a successful 26-month command tour for Bryant, a native of Pace. An information warfare officer since 2008, he led the largest command in the CID domain, responsible for 39 courses of instruction and

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a staff of 15 officers, 258 enlisted and 58 civilians. Located aboard NAS Pensacola Corry Station, CID Unit Corry Station delivers Navy and joint forces training in information operations, information warfare, information technology and cryptology for approximately 12,000 service members each year. Under Bryant’s leadership, the command

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NAS Pensacola passes security assessment By Mike O’Connor Gosport Associate Editor

NAS Pensacola has been given a thumbs-up following an in-depth security assessment last week, according to NASP Emergency Manager Burt Fenters. A Higher Headquarters Operational Assessment (HHOA) took place onboard the air station Sept. 14-18. During the evaluation, a team consisting of senior inspectors from U.S. Fleet Forces Command; Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) and Navy Region Southeast were on board to look over NASP’s security procedures and emergency management

practices. Several testing events took place during the appraisal, including a security unit-level assessment of a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) Sept. 16 and an active-shooter scenario in the base’s Bldg. 624 Sept. 17. “We did very well,” Fenters said. “As usual with exercises, we came out with lessons learned and things we could do better, and that’s why we train. But overall we were graded very well, and we demonstrated to our upper echelon commands the ability to

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Gold Star Mothers and Families remembered ... At a remembrance ceremony for Gold Star Mothers and Families at 9 a.m. Sept. 23 onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola, BM2 Anquahn Williams, left, rings a bell for each of the area families that lost a service member in the last 12 months. (Left-right) Command Chaplain Cmdr. Todd Orren and NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins look on as NASP Administrative Officer Lt. Cmdr. Desmond Penrose reads the names of the fallen. The bell was rung 27 times; 23 for specific individuals and four times for those not named. The base was joining an effort across the region as other bases simultaneously conducted the “Bells Ringing Over CNRSE” ceremony. Photo by Mike O’Connor

Former MCPON guest speaker at CPO pinning ceremony From CNATT PAO

The ninth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) and former Commander, Naval Education and Training (NETC) force master chief served as the guest speaker during the Pensacola-area chief petty officer (CPO) pinning ceremony Sept. 16 at the Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Charles Taylor Hangar at Naval Air Station Pensacola. Casper, Wyo., native, retired MCPON James L. Herdt, a submariner upon enlistment, said events such as the Pensacola-area CPO pinning ceremony are a significant milestone in any enlisted Sailor's career.

YNC(EXW/SCW/AW) Stephen Nielson, an instructor for the Center for Personal and Professional Development Learning Site Corry Station, has his anchors pinned on by his family. Photo by Carla M. McCarthy

“The Navy puts a lot of faith and confidence in a chief petty of-

ficer and they have high expectations,” Herdt said. “The new chiefs now have the opportunity to go out and meet those expectations. They have very sophisticated leadership skills, compared to the type of leadership skills that we exhibited back in the day when I first became a chief.” Herdt observed the 61 CPO selectees receive their anchors and covers during the traditional ceremony, something he said is representative of the years of dedication each of these Sailors has demonstrated throughout their careers. “I am absolutely convinced that we would not have a chief’s mess inside the United States Navy today if we didn’t do this every year,” he said. “Because as impor-

NASP DEFY transitioning to phase 2 By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

The Drug Education For Youth (DEFY), a program that promotes healthy alternatives to substance abuse and gang involvement, is getting ready to kick into high gear at Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP). “We have exciting plans for the program for 2015-2016 and hope to carry it on further,” said NASP DEFY Local Program Coordinator ADC(AW) James Cunningham. With the help of some of the other

DEFY staff members, Cunningham initiated a major change to phase 1 of this year’s DEFY program at NASP. DEFY coordinators have the option of scheduling either a five-day residential or eight-day non-residential camp each summer for military youths ages 9 to 12. In recent years, nonresidential DEFY camps have been held aboard NASP. But when Cunningham took over the program in January, he decided to switch to a residential camp because he thought it would be a better way

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tant as it is to prepare new chiefs to come into the mess, I think it is even more important that every chief petty officer in the entire Navy, I mean this is the time of year when on this day the entire navy comes to a standstill, every chief petty officer puts on their combination cover, stands at attention and listens to the chief's creed being read. And in that creed, they recommit and rededicate themselves to the ideal of being a chief petty officer. If we didn't do that every year, I don't know that we would have the chief's mess that we have today.” Herdt said that different training methods are in place today for

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Richardson relieves Greenert as CNO From Chief of Naval Operations Public Affairs

WA S H I N G T O N (NNS) – Adm. John Richardson relieved Adm. Jonathan Greenert as the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) in a ceremony, Sept. 18, at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Richardson became the 31st CNO, the Navy’s most senior officer and, as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a principle adviser to the Secretary of the Navy,

Adm. John Richardson

Secretary of the Defense and the President. The Secretary of the

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undertook major curriculum upgrades to every aspect of the information systems technician initial skills training and advanced training schools. This included the implementation of the Digital Tutor course based on an artificial intelligence-based training method and standing up two new collection systems in the advanced training schools for operators and maintainers. He was also integral to the initial Information Dominance Corps (IDC) officer’s basic course and afloat cryptologic manager’s curriculum development. During this period, CID Unit Corry Station received Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) Training, NETC Training Support, and Manpower and Personnel Training and Education Retention Excellence Awards for FY-13, FY-14 and FY-15. “It has been an honor and privilege preparing new members of the armed services for their careers in defense of our nation,” said Bryant. “I’ve never worked with a better staff, and I’m extremely proud of their accomplishments.” Before transitioning to the IDC community, Bryant served many years as a naval flight officer, with varied operational tours and deployments. Bryant’s previous IDC tours include serving as executive officer for the Navy Information Operations Command Bahrain and as a staff member for OpNav N2/N6. His next tour will be as deputy information operations warfare commander with Carrier Strike Group 12. Eng takes command after 17 years of naval service. A Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate, his first tour as a submariner was duty aboard USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) before transitioning to cryptology and information warfare. His previous positions include fleet signals intelligence warfare officer and ship's signal exploitation space division officer with U.S. 7th Fleet and tactical information operations officer with Naval Special Warfare Special Reconnaissance Activity 1. He deployed with Naval Special Warfare Squadron 7 to Iraq and Afghanistan in 2009 as a targeting officer and cross functional troop commander. Ashore, Eng’s assignments include service as a senior watch officer, subsurface direct support officer and operational requirements staff officer with Navy Information Operations Command Hawaii, and a tour as executive officer for Navy Information Operations Command Menwith Hill, United Kingdom. During his most recent assignment at U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) Joint Intelligence Operations Center (JIOC), Eng was chief of the Cyber Analysis Group with additional duty as the intelligence lead for the USPACOM Joint Cyber Center from 2012 to 2014 and then as deputy chief of China Division. He also held the collateral duty of USPACOM JIOC Navy Element commander from 2013 to 2014.

defend the base against a variety of threats.” During the active shooter scenario, a full Emergency Operations Center (EOC) activation took place to support NASP Security’s incident command (IC) post. Emergency responders from Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast treated and evacuated mock casualties from Bldg. 624, including those with gunshot wounds and emotional trauma. NASP Security Officer, Lt.j.g. Harold Saintcloud was pleased with the team’s efforts. “To prepare for the (HHOA) assessment, we united the security

NASP Security forces enter Bldg. 624 during an active-shooter exercise. For more photos, see page A4. Photo by Mike O’Connor

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service members selected to the rank of chief petty officer, noting that changes impacted by MCPON Michael D. Stevens, most notably the CPO 365 Phase II initiative, have broadened the scope of training CPO selects have historically undergone without undermining the heritage and tradition of the most significant promotion in the enlisted naval rates. “The Navy dedicates a lot of time and energy and, man, years to this process of bringing chiefs into the mess, and I think the Navy has a right to expect a definable result of the time that they dedicate to it,” he said. “And I think the process, as we have transitioned it over years, now delivers a definable well-deDEFY from page 1

for the mentors and children to form bonds. “Pensacola has not done a residential program in more than 10 years, so we are trying to bring that back,” he said. In July, 31 children and 19 mentors traveled to YMCA Camp Chandler in Wetumpka, Ala., for a residential summer camp program. A large portion of the time was dedicated to drug education

veloped product at the end of that process. I am energized by what the process now delivers. The mess of today is certainly far superior, in my estimation, to anything that we have ever had before.” CPO 365, a year-long development and training for first class petty officers, was first introduced in 2010 under former MCPON Rick West. It includes two phases, the first of which begins in September each year. Under MCPON Mike Steven’s revised program, detailed in his 2012-2013 CPO 365 Guidance, all first class petty officer participated through the duration of Phase One, whether they were board-eligible or not. CPO 365 Phase Two training begins when CPO selectees are announced and concludes with the

and teaching the campers the dangers of drugs and how to avoid peer pressure, Cunningham said. However, campers also got to enjoy outdoor activities including a zipline, a rock wall, canoe races, swimming, archery and horseback riding. Phase II of the program is scheduled to begin Sept. 26, said AO2 Heather Proctor, who started working with DEFY in April. Her daughter is one of the youths enrolled in the program. During phase II, mentors and


team around one common goal, ensuring proper security,” he said. “My message was clear: security will not accept any measure of vulnerability or sense of disregard to requirements. I am proud of the team; (we) superseded all expectations from HHOA assessors.” NASP Executive Officer, Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez, welcomed the assessment. “Our naval security forces as professionals welcomed the scrutiny placed on them,” he said. “At the end of the assessment it was clearly demonstrated that they have the ability to defend the installation against probable threats as well as respond effectively to likely hazards.”

pinning ceremony. Pensacola-area CPO Class 122 Chairman HMCS(FMF/SCW) Robert Flowers said the six weeks of CPO 365 Phase II is something in which chiefs mess’ throughout the Navy have been involved, and facilitating the program for the NAS Pensacola Chief’s Mess was something he holds dear. “The past six weeks has been about teamwork, leadership and the continuous development of these Sailors,” he said. “These Sailors are already proven leaders, and now they are part of the most elite maritime fraternity in the world – the United States Navy chief’s mess. I couldn’t be more proud or honored to have been part of their transition process.”

staff provide tutoring and positive reinforcement once a month through activities and interactive workshops. Proctor said the group is also planning to celebrate Red Ribbon Week, which is Oct. 23-31. Cunningham said phase II, which continues through May, is designed to support the training and education received in phase 1 of the program. The program is open to all Department of Defense (DoD) affiliated children, including

children of active-duty military, retirees and DoD employees. Anyone who is interested in enrolling a child in the program or volunteering to be a mentor, can contact Cunningham by phone at 452-8976 or by e-mail at James.l.cunningham1 @navy.mil. For more information on the DEFY program, go to www.public.navy.mil/bupersnpc/support/21st_Century_Sail or/nadap/DEFY/Pages/default2.aspx.

Beach cleanup nets ton of trash ... On Sept. 19, the 30th annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, 165 NAS Pensacola volunteers participated, clearing more than 2,100 pounds of trash from base beach areas. (Above) a group of NASP Air Ops volunteers, along with base CO Capt. Keith Hoskins and XO Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez, pause for a group photo with some of their “finds.” Photo courtesy of Rachel Sadowski, SCA/Americorps Intern, Environmental Department, Public Works Department Pensacola

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Navy, Ray Mabus, spoke to mark the significance of the event. “We are here today to mark the change of command in one of the most storied, most historic and iconic posts in our military or any military – the Chief of Naval Operations,” said Mabus. “This job has been held by Leahy and King and Nimitz and Burke and Zumwalt – the very title implies action. It’s the Chief of Naval Operations.” Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, the

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senior Pentagon official in attendance, presided over the event. Carter spoke of the Navy’s many accomplishments during Greenert’s tenure. “With Adm. Greenert standing the watch, America's Sailors and Marines have been where it matters, when it matters – rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific, where much of America’s future will be written; reinforcing our longstanding NATO allies; supporting our forces ashore in the turbulent Middle East; and providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief the world over, in a way

September 25, 2015

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that only America can and does do,” said Carter. The new CNO briefly discussed his worldview and the optimism he has for the future. “I think that deep in our guts we sense a shift in the world, and we sense that once again it will be vitally important to protect our interests on the seas,” said Richardson. “As an American and as your CNO, I am very optimistic. Because this is exactly the environment in which Americans thrive, and we will thrive.”

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Week in woods filled with good family memories By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist


hat happens when you put two parents, three children, one overactive puppy and several marauding mice in a remote cabin in Maine with no Internet, no phone service and no cable TV during the last week of summer vacation? The answer to that question depends on who you ask. Despite the fact that he is an arrogantly opinionated college student who loves nothing more than debating the palatability of dorm food or the effect of computerization on the global economy with his roommates, our 20year-old son Hayden would give the same response he has given to our parental questions for the last five years: “Good.” Ask Anna, our 17-yearold, who relentlessly milks her victimhood as the middle child, and she would claim that our end-of-summer vacation in Maine was like teetering on the precipice of Hell. Our 15-year-old, Lilly,

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would gladly answer the question with a sincere response based on her genuine observations and honest opinions, but not until she is done responding to the 537 texts and social media posts that she missed while we were off the grid. Ask our seven-month-old yellow Labrador retriever, Moby, and in dog language he would communicate, “I loved it! I love you! I love my family! I love the cabin, the trees, the birds, the bugs, the sticks, the lake, the canoe, the lodge, the fire pit, the dirt ...” Moby would blather on and on ad nauseam, until someone throws a ball or shakes the dog food bag to distract him. Ask my husband while we are stuck in two hours of

About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, has been a military spouse for 20 years (and running). She also writes columns for Military Spouse magazine and a blog at www.themeat andpotatoesoflife.com. She and her family are stationed at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. Boston traffic on our way home, and he would snap impatiently at the children to knock off the racket, complain that his sciatica is killing him and shout in a

“hangry” rage, “For the love of God could someone please get me a flipping snack from the cooler before I starve to death here?!” However, if you ask my otherwise pragmatic, rational, career Navy husband after we are back in our base house on Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island with the car unpacked and three pizza slices in his stomach, he would offer a simple answer uncluttered with over-analysis and untainted with emotion (although possibly intended to shut me up): “It was a perfect vacation, dear.” But what about my opinion? Was our family’s week in the woods a success? Did we accomplish what we set out to do? Did we pluck ourselves from the suffocating tidal wave of modern technology and rapidly changing cultural norms long enough to breathe in the fortifying strength of familial bonds and renew our uniquely human ties with the natural world? Heck if I know. I guess, I have to accept that it may take years before hindsight will bring the an-

swers to all my parenting questions into focus. In the meantime, I will stop trying to draw conclusions and concentrate on making good memories. Like everyone eating a late breakfast of hot buttered pancakes with peach slices, pecans and Maine maple syrup. Like teaching Moby to swim. Like seeing my computer scientist son paddle around in a kayak. Like hiking Acadia trails in the rain. Like taking the children out in a canoe to watch the sun go down over the lake. Like hearing our girls giggling up in the cabin loft after carving “I have lice” into the ceiling over their bunks. Like sipping a local pale ale in an Adirondack chair around a roaring fire. Like beating my husband at Othello. Like being so bored on the fourth night in the cabin that, after watching our two-hour and 30-minute “Dog Day Afternoon” DVD, we watched it all over again including the director’s commentary. Like falling asleep to the scratching of mice and the call of the loons.

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September 25, 2015


ACTIVE SHOOTER in Bldg. 624:


Base drill demonstrates responders’ skills

uring an active shooter exercise Sept. 17, NAS Pensacola security, emergency management, anti-terrorism and medical service personnel demonstrated methods and techniques for coping with force protection threats.

At the incident command post, NASP Police Chief Carlton Matthews (center) confers with Sgt. Charles Hogue (left and Officer Sophia Barnes. Photo by Mike O’Connor

A simulated “victim,” portrayed by AC2 Ashley Hancock, flees the active shooter scenario in Bldg. 624. Photo by NASP Security forces move along the incident’s perimeter, followed by observers taking notes on their actions. Mike O’Connor Photo by Mike O’Connor

New study to save lives on future platforms By Jacqui Barker Office of Public Affairs, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) – Can the U.S. Navy conduct successful select surgeries during high sea on alternative platforms? That is the question being asked for a study being conducted at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) August to October, 2015. The study is essentially a proof of concept and is being performed by the Human Systems Integration Team, headed by Eric Pierce at the NSWC PCD Biodynamics Laboratory between Aug. 31 and Oct. 9. The study’s end state will deliver qualitative analysis to determine the feasibility of conducting select surgical procedures during high sea states. Alternative platforms in this case are defined as platforms like the littoral combat ship, or high speed vessel. If the study determines the surgeries can be successfully performed in sea states on alternative platforms, then the results will be reviewed by personnel at the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OpNav) decision making level. “Once we have the study’s findings, we’ll take that information and give to leadership for further exploration to determine the feasibility on smaller navy vessels, using modeling and simulation of the high speed vessels and littoral combat ships,” said OpNav Medical Analyst Lt. Cmdr. Randy Dee. The selected surgical procedures for this study include stabilizing a fractured pelvis, treating a displaced femur frac-

ture, an open wound of the abdominal wall and a traumatic amputation of the leg. Medical team specialties will include a surgeon, a nurse, a surgical technician, and an anesthesiologist. The tests will be conducted with medical personnel simulating medical treatments in sea states between three and perhaps up to five feet. “We’ll be using surgical equipment with a table anesthesiology machine to make the environment as real as possible,” said Dee. “It’s important to determine the outlook for future Navy capabilities for the next 15-20 years. Our Navy is creative and we are creative and will always find new ways to push the envelope and find new ways to save lives.” Dee said NSWC PCD’s Biodynamics Laboratory was selected because a similar study was conducted in Panama City in 2013. “That study drove us to this point and determined the need for a deeper dive,” said Dee. The study will also include personnel from Naval Sea Systems Command (NavSea), OpNav, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery), and Strategic Operations, Inc. (STOPS) which provides HyperRealistic™ training environments for military, law enforcement and other organizations, using state-of-the-art movie industry special effects, role players, proprietary techniques, training scenarios, facilities, mobile structures, sets, props and equipment. For more news from Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, visit www.navy.mil/local/NSWC/.

Naval Sea Systems Command Executive Director Bill Deligne receives a briefing from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division Human Systems Integration team Sept. 10 in Panama City regarding an ongoing human factors study. The study seeks to determine the feasibility of specific types of surgeries in high sea states on alternative platforms. Photo by Anthony Powers



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Pensacola-area chief selects volunteer at Veterans Memorial Park Story, photo by Carla M. McCarthy NASP Center for Information Dominance (CID) Public Affairs


ixty chief petty officer selects visited the Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Pensacola Sept. 8 to help spruce up the displays dedicated to honoring those who served the nation before them. The volunteers from commands throughout Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola and NASP Corry Station cleaned statues and monuments at the park, including a one-half scale replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. The park also has memorials for World War I, World War II and the Korean War, as well as a running series of plaques to honor locals who died in the global war on terrorism. “Coming out here, contributing, getting to know the community, gives us all a sense of pride,” said Chief (select) CTR(IDW/SW) Jim Frederickson, a Navy military training instructor for NASP Center for Information Dominance (CID) Unit Corry Station. “It’s really a humbling experience getting out here to clean up a little bit and make it that much better for the public to enjoy.” The future chiefs volunteered their time as part of

phase two of CPO 365, a yearround training initiative that chiefs’ messes throughout the Navy take on to prepare first class petty officers to become chiefs. This year, phase two of CPO 365 began Aug. 5 when the chief petty officer selection board results were released. The roughly six-week process is designed to foster teamwork and resilience, as well as hone leadership skills. “We like to give the (chief selects) the heritage of what the memorials mean as well as what the park’s about,” said retired Navy Capt. Butch Hanson, president of the Veteran’s Memorial Park Foundation, a volunteer non-profit organization that oversees the park’s care and maintenance through an agreement with the city of Pensacola. “It’s about memorializing those who have lost their lives in service to their country. Pensacola does that as well as anybody. We’re proud of (the chief se-

Chief petty officer selects from Naval Air Station Pensacola and NASP Corry Station help spruce up a one-half scale replica of the National Vietnam Memorial at the Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Pensacola. The future chiefs volunteered their time cleaning the park’s statues and monuments as part of phase two of CPO 365, a year-round training initiative that chiefs’ messes throughout the Navy take on to prepare first class petty officers to become chiefs.

lects) and certainly very appreciative of all their help.” Organized by the Corry Station Chiefs Mess, the volunteer event was another opportunity for the chief selects, along with sponsors or mentors, to come together before the chief’s pinning ceremony, which ocurred Sept. 16. “It’s a very inspirational time for us,” said Chief (select)

AMS(AW/SW) Brian Collins, an instructor with the Naval Air Technical Training Center. “All these people gave so much for us to be where we are today. It feels like we’re giving a small piece of that back, even though it’s not that much. These are people that went before us, and now it’s our turn to fill their shoes in keeping us free and protecting the great country we


live in.” For more information on the Center for Information Dominance, visit http://www. netc. navy.mil/centers/ceninfodom/; http://www.facebook.com/CenterForInformationDominance/; and http://twitter.com/CenterInfoDom. For more news from Center for Information Dominance, visit www.navy.mil/local/cid/.

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September 25, 2015


Civilians join AMO officers in class graduation Story, photo by Lt.j.g. Jenne Jolie NASWF Public Affairs

For the first time in almost a decade, civilians joined activeduty junior aviation maintenance officers (AMOs) in graduating Sept. 1 from the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP) Indoctrination course at the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) Detachment Whiting Field. After a highly competitive application and selection process, four interns from Naval Air Systems Command (NavAir), based at Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NAS Pax River) – Katie Strand, Sarah Gravatt, Tiffany Smith and Russell Lall – were chosen as the first civilians since 2006 to attend the NAMP. Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Bittle, CNATT Detachment Whiting Field officer in charge, said the was the class was structured to allow interns and AMOs to learn from each other. “(The interns) bring NavAir experience, civilian point of view and subspecialties like engineering, logistics or program management,” Bittle said. “Instructors and other students help them advance their careers by giving them insight into what we do on a daily basis, real life

Rear Adm. CJ Jaynes, program executive officer for Air ASW, Assault & Special Mission Programs, gathers with the students and integral leadership of the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP) Indoctrination course in front of CNATT Detachment Whiting Field.

experience and scenarios, as well as instruction into the (reference) which guides most everything we do as maintenance professionals.” Bittle added that the exposure and networking enabled by the integration of interns into the NAMP course is indispensable. Through the unique interactions with the interns, junior AMOs better understand the function of NavAir and desire of the civilian employees to better help them, while the interns gain insight into providing better aid to the AMOs. The benefits of working with the military students and instructors at CNATT Detachment Whiting Field were emphasized by the interns. Each of their functions contribute a small yet vital piece within the extensive NavAir organization.

Strand, who works mainly with the budget side at NavAir, said her experience in the NAMP allowed her to see what AMOs do, which helped fill in the blanks of her understanding of how the military operates. Additionally, Strand realized the benefit it would have on the AMOs in the course to meet people who worked at NavAir. “I think seeing that NavAir wants to help them, and that we’re all in this together is a good thing; and it’s not us versus them.” Gravatt, who works in supportability test and evaluation, also saw the benefits to the combined instruction. “We do behind the scenes type of work, so oftentimes we don’t see (the military) side of the house; this is another piece of the puzzle that helps you un-

derstand the bigger picture. I appreciate the opportunity to hear their aspects, experiences and sea stories.” Smith, who deals with the management of hazardous materials, coordinates with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Naval Supply Systems Command (NavSup) and other organizations in order to provide the materials that the aviation maintenance officers need. Participating in the internship program provided an atmosphere for Smith to see how her department’s input directly translates to the AMOs performing the work. In addition to gaining a better knowledge of where her job fits into the big picture, Smith applied for the NAMP intern program because she felt it was important to meet the people

serving in the fleet she supports. The desire to maintain contact with officers and function as an avenue to help the AMOs was a consensus among all of the NAS Pax River interns. She said, “I always tell them to take my name, take our information. You might need us in the future.” From learning to navigate the NAMP, to broadening their knowledge of NavAir and the ComNavAirForInst 4790 (4790), this program allowed both the interns and young AMOs to create a larger picture of naval aviation. According to the interns, the eight-week course was challenging and fast-paced. Each day, the students extensively studied the intricacies of the 4790. With eight to nine hours of classroom work coupled with at home preparation, the students graduated with a wide ranging breadth of knowledge into the NAMP. Although they felt the course was tough, the four civilians enjoyed the interaction with the instructors and the chance to learn a different perspective. “They livened up the class and made it relate to real life and their personal experiences, which helped a lot,” emphasized Gravatt.

Promotion ceremony celebrates international partnership Story, photos by Ens. Jeremiah Griffin NASWF Public Affairs

Three officers, each from different services and representing two countries, all shared a promotion ceremony Sept. 1 in Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s Atrium. Marine Maj. Jeff Hubley, Lt. Cmdr. Ivan Pagliara of the Italian Navy and U.S. Navy Lt. Todd Anderson, were promoted to the next highest paygrade: lieutenant colonel, commander and lieutenant commander, respectively. Col. Gary Kling, Com-

Maj. Jeff Hubley

Lt. Cmdr. Ivan Pagliara

Lt. Todd Anderson

modore of Training Air Wing Five, asked that all three officers be promoted together after learning that Pagliara was due to be advanced during the same period as Hubley and Anderson. Wanting to emphasize that the trust given to each officer was the same

regardless of nationality, he made the introductions for the group. “It is truly an honor to be here to promote these officers. Each of these promotions is about the merit displayed by the individuals. It’s always meaningful, and would not be

possible without the selflessness and sacrifice from their families,” Kling said. With their friends and loved ones in attendance, each officer recited their oath of office individually, with Pagliara utilizing his native Italian. After a few short words from each

newly promoted officer, the crowd gathered for photos and congratulations. The ceremony also showcased the diverse nature of TraWing-5 and its tenant commands. Though it shares a mission with other primary and intermediate/advanced aviation training commands, TraWing-5 is unique because of its impact on multiple services and its international partners. “The ceremony we had here is unusual in having such a joint nature,” Kling said. “It’s the first time I’ve seen it at a non-NATO command.”

NASWF also is home to the only advanced helicopter training squadrons for the Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard in the country, further supporting the United States and its ally nations in producing naval aviators. More than 125,000 flight hours were flown at NASWF in 2014, or 12 percent of all flight hours for the Navy across the globe, using approximately 260 aircraft. That combined with the 1.2 million flight operations conducted each year easily makes NASWF the most active Navy air facility in the country.

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Class scheduled for military spouses

A Lifestyle, Insights, Networking, Knowledge, Skills (L.I.N.K.S.) for Spouses class is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 26, in the Commanding Officer’s Conference Room at MATSG-21 Headquarters, Bldg. 3450. Classes are free and all military spouses are welcome. The class provides an overview of the Marine Corps structure, services and benefits. Participants also get to meet other spouses, participate in activities and learn about resources available. Preregistration is required. To register, contact Lisa Duvall, MCFTB trainer, by phone at 452-9460, ext. 3012, or by e-mail at lisa.duvall@usmc.mil.

Candlelight program planned at fort

Gulf Islands National Seashore will present a candlelight program at Fort Pickens from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 26. Experience the fort by candlelight as interpreters in living history attire describe what life was like for Civil War soldiers at the fort. Dress appropriately for the evening weather and wear comfortable walking shoes; program involves walking on uneven surfaces, sandy walkways and steps. The fort will be candlelit but flashlights are recommended. For more information, call 9342600, or go to www.nps.gov/guis.

Speakers announced for Sept. 26 event

“Sailing Through Stormy Seas” is the topic of a women’s day event scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 26, at Warrington Church of Christ, 403 Navy Blvd. The speakers will be Shirley Lewis and Tammy Mitchell. Registration will be from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. To pre-register or for information, call 455-5426.

Market event planned in Warrington A food truck rally, shopping and music are on the agenda for the Warrington Market Place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Pensacola State College (PSC) Warrington campus, 5555 West Highway 98. The event is planned in partnership with the Bring Back Warrington Committee. Businesses and individuals are can rent a space for $25. Deadline for reservations is Sept. 28. For vendor information or application form, contact event organizer Jennifer Ponson at 484-2245 or e-mail warringtonmarketplace@gmail.com.

Navy Ball scheduled for Oct. 3

Tickets are on sale for the 2015 Pensacola Area Navy Ball, which is scheduled for Oct. 3 at the Na-

Partyline submissions You can submit information for possible publication in Partyline by sending an e-mail to Janet.Thomas.ctr@navy.mil. Submissions must include the organization’s name and details about events including times, dates, locations and any costs involved. Contact information also is required. All submissions are subject to editing to comply with established standards. Items should be submitted at least one week in advance. The deadline is noon Friday for the next week’s publication. tional Naval Aviation Museum. Tickets are $15 to $45 depending on grade. For more information on the ball, go to www.pensacolanavyball.com or contact Lt. Cmdr. Tatana Olson, chairman for the ball at 452-3938 or by e-mail at tatana.olson@med.navy.mil.

Oct. 3 run in memory of slain Sailor

The Corry Station Chief Petty Officers Association (CPOA) and Pen Air Federal Credit Union are partnering to present the fifth annual Crime Stoppers 5K Run in memory of SN Tyler Jefferson, who was killed Nov. 12, 2009. The race is scheduled for 8 a.m. Oct. 3 at NASP Corry Station. Runners can register online at CPOA5K.com or via mail. Registration on or prior to Sept. 26 is $20; after Sept. 26 registration is $25. Race day registration is $30. Checks and registration can be mailed to Running Wild, 3012 East Cervantes St., Pensacola, Fla. 32503. For more information, contact Kip Herrington by phone at 452-6765 or by e-mail at kipherrington@navy.mil.

Navy Exchange announces Pink Walk The Navy Exchange (NEX) Mall has rescheduled a breast cancer awareness event for 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Oct. 24. All military ID and rapid pass holders are invited to participate in the Pink Walk at the NASP Corry Station track and field behind the NEX mall off of Highway 98 West. For more information, call Andrea Beck at 458-8250.

CFC golf tournament planned Oct. 8 The 2015 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Golf Tournament is scheduled for Oct. 8 at A.C. Read Golf Course aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Check in and lunch will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. with a noon shotgun start. Cost is $60 per person

($40 for golf, cart and lunch, and a $20 donation to CFC). To register, contact Chrissy Wagner at Christina.wagner@navy.mil or contact your CFC Command representative no later than Sept. 30.

Vet Center to welcome visitors Oct. 16 The staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs Vet Center in Pensacola has scheduled an open house from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 16. The Pensacola Vet Center is located at 4504 Twin Oaks Drive. The objective of the open house is to build community understanding about the services the center provides veterans and active duty, such as readjustment counseling, family and marriage counseling, military sexual trauma counseling, and much more. For more information, contact Michael Tucker or Jeannine DeCuir at 456-5886.

Marine Corps League plans car show The Cpl. J.R. Spears Detachment of the Marine Corps League in Pensacola is presenting its 14th annual car and craft show Oct. 10 at Five Flags Speedway on Pine Forest Road. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. with a $20 registration fee. Admission is free for spectators. Rain date is Oct. 11. For more information, go to www.pensacolamcleague.com.

Women’s health focus of Oct. 10 event

Naval Hospital Pensacola and West Florida Healthcare are teaming up to present “Women’s Day Out” from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 10 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. The event will feature health screenings, a physician panel, a fashion show and more. The speaker will be Melissa Stockwell, an Army veteran, was the first woman to lose a limb in combat. The event is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, call 494-3212.

Retired military seminar announced

The annual Gulf Coast Area Retired Military Seminar is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 17 at the Naval Aviation Schools Command auditorium, Bldg. 633. The event is sponsored by the Retired Activities Office and the Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Fleet and Family Support Center. Representatives from the Veterans Administration; Naval Hospital Pensacola; Navy Legal; TRICARE; Morale, Welfare and Recreation; Naval Exchange; Commissary, USO, Fleet and Family Support Center; and the Retired Activities Office will be present. For more information, call 452-5990.



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September 25, 2015

Flight academy hosts Florida American Legion Auxiliary; See page B2 Spotlight


From U.S. Department of Labor Office of Public Affairs

What can YOU do?

eld each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a time to celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for this year – which marks 70 years since the first observance – is “My Disability is One Part of Who I Am.”


“This year’s theme encapsulates the important message that people with disabilities are just that – people,” said Jennifer Sheehy, acting assistant secretary of labor for disability employment policy. “And like all people, we are the sum of many parts, including our work experiences. Disability is an important perspective we bring to the table, but, of course, it’s not the only one.” National Disability Employment Awareness Month, known as NDEAM, is a nationwide campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities, past and present. The year’s theme is announced to

help workplaces, individuals and communities plan activities. The 2015 theme echoes the ODEP-funded Campaign for Disability Employment’s “Who I Am” television public service announcement, currently in national distribution. This announcement features nine diverse people with disabilities – some obvious and some not – sharing the many ways they describe themselves, from personal interests to family relationships to occupations. Among them is actor RJ Mitte, known for his work on AMC’s critically acclaimed series “Breaking Bad.” NDEAM dates back to 1945, when Congress declared the first

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week in October “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week.” The word “physically” was deleted in 1962 to acknowledge individuals with all types of disabilities. The week was expanded to a month by Congress in 1988 and its name was also changed to NDEAM. When ODEP was created in 2001, it was given responsibility for NDEAM, including selection of its annual theme. For more information about NDEAM, including specific ideas for how different types of organizations can participate, visit www.dol.gov/odep/ and select “National Disability Employment Awareness Month” from the drop-down menu. To view the “Who I Am” PSA, visit www. what can you do campaign.org.

From http://www.whatcanyoudocampaign.org

You can support the Campaign for Disability Employment’s (CDE) “What can YOU do?” initiative and play an important role in improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities. “What can YOU do?” is a positive outreach initiative aimed at increasing the employment rate of people with disabilities by challenging common misperceptions. It sends a clear message: people with disabilities want to work and their talents and abilities benefit businesses both financially and organizationally. By implementing good workplace practices, such as maintaining a flexible and inclusive work environment, businesses can capitalize on the talents of qualified people with disabilities. All it takes is recognizing the value they add to the workplace and fostering a work culture welcoming of the talents of all individuals. Three things you can do: 1. Hire, retain and advance people with disabilities. Businesses that are inclusive of people with disabilities – in hiring, retention and advancement – benefit from a wider pool of talent, skills and creative business solutions. Additionally, fostering a work environment that is flexible and open to the talents of all qualified individuals, including those with disabilities, actually promotes workplace success for everyone. 2. Be a mentor. Be a mentor by inspiring youth with disabilities to achieve their career aspirations. It is important that each individual is valued for his or her skills and talents, and that youth with disabilities are supported and encouraged to dream big when it comes to developing career goals. 3. Share the “can-do” spirit. Help us by telling others about the CDE and the “What can YOU do?” initiative. We encourage you to promote positive employment outcomes for people with disabilities in your business and community.

Gosling Games

Jokes & Groaners

Color Me ‘Change of season’

Q: What’s the ratio of a pumpkin’s circumference to its diameter? A: Pumpkin pi.

Jokes that went South

Q: How do you fix a broken pumpkin? A: With a pumpkin patch. If money did grow on trees, autumn would be the best season ever. Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. A husband was watching football on a crisp fall Sunday. His wife told him she was tired of looking at all the leaves in the yard. He replied, “Don’t worry honey, I’ll take care of it.” He closed the curtain. The nurse walked into the busy doctor’s office and said, “Doctor, the invisible man is here.” The doctor replied, “Sorry, I can’t see him.” Q: Why did the farmer wear one boot to town? A: Because he heard there would be a 50 percent chance of snow.




September 25, 2015

Flight academy hosts Florida American Legion Auxiliary From Malerie Shelton National Flight Academy


he National Flight Academy (NFA) recently hosted members of the Florida American Legion Auxiliary District 1 for a two-day, fully immersive “deployment” aboard Ambtion, the National Flight Academy’s flagship program. Once onboard the virtual aircraft carrier, the Legion Auxiliary members were introduced to the Joint Intelligence Center (JIC), where they planned a familiarization flight of the local Pensacola area. Members learned air traffic control basics in the Joint Operations Center (JOC) and had the opportunity to practice their communications skills by assisting other members who were flying the X-12B

Triad, the National Flight Academy’s experimental aircraft. Additionally, members learned about the culture and excitement of aviation through 21st century technology in the NFA’s entertaining and immersive environment. They practiced briefing and debriefing as well as how those processes can improve group and individual performance. “Having the opportunity to

Florida American Legion Auxiliary District 1 members take in a video presentation during their recent visit to the National Flight Academy onboard NAS Pensacola.

hold our District 1 school of instruction at the National Flight

Academy was an experience I will never forget,” said Kaylee

Indian Navy commodore onboard NASP ... Cmdr. Robert Higgins, director of Aviation Survival Training Center Pensacola, shows Commodore Sandeep Mehta, India Naval Attaché, the Helicopter Dunker Multi-Place Underwater Escape Trainer at the Aviation Survival Training Center during a recent visit to NAS Pensacola. Students are required to demonstrate proper egress procedures from the dunker, as it simulates a top-heavy helicopter crashing into the water and rolling upside-down. Mehta also visited other aviation training commands in the Pensacola area. Photo by Lt.j.g. Andrew DeGarmo

Firefly, American Legion Auxiliary member. “The Ambition alone was amazing, the training was beyond stellar.” The National Flight Academy and the American Legion share a common goal – to invest in America’s next generation by leading the charge in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education. Both entities work tirelessly to engage, inspire and educate our nation’s youth through immersive learning techniques. “I wish every child could experience the flight academy’s intensely interactive program. And when you add the incredibly talented and personable staff, it becomes an experience that is worth more than I could ever quantify,” said Firefly.



September 25, 2015


Fair offers 11 days of rides, food, fun for families From Pensacola Interstate Fair

The Pensacola Interstate Fair is ready to celebrate its 81st anniversary with attractions for the whole family to enjoy, all free with the price of admission, plus a midway filled with exciting rides. From exotic animals you can pet to lifesized amphibians with ninja skills, the fair has it all from Oct. 22-Nov. 1. Get your hands dirty at the hands-on “AG-tivity” Center. The “AG-venture” stations provide interactive agricultural activities such as making butter, germinating seeds and other activities aimed at educating the public and building a stronger awareness of agriculture. Children can touch, taste and feel Florida’s agriculture while learning where their food comes from and about the important contributions Florida farmers make

to their communities and state. Back for another year, Eudora Farms exotic petting zoo features animals not commonly seen in petting zoos, such as camels, an African watusi, a Scotch highlander, an alpaca and many more. Three new attractions to the fair this year are the Tricky Dogs, Al the Artist and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Tricky Dogs Show is a circus-style comedy dog act starting six terriers, one poodle and their human, Rick Martin. You may run into Al the Artist, the roaming, free caricature artist. You may

To advertise in the GOSPORT Call Becky Hildebrand at 433-1166 ext. 31

also run into those green heroes in a half-shell while walking the midway. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will have meet-and-greets daily. The public is also encouraged to visit the livestock auction Oct. 28, where they can purchase a prize-winning steer raised by students. All proceeds from the auction go back to those students. Other signature events returning for another great year include fine arts exhibits, antiques and collectibles, a flower show and a photography exhibition, just to name a few. Bring the children out Oct. 31 for the family friendly “Trick or Treat” at the fair, sponsored by NASH-FM. Beginning at 3 p.m., all patrons who purchase a child’s admission ticket can visit the NASH-FM truck by the main ticket booth and receive a special “Fair Trick

or Treat” bag. From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., the fair concessionaires will be distributing candy to only those children with a special “Fair Trick or Treat” bag. “Fair Trick or Treat” bags will be distributed while supplies last. Buy your advance sale tickets and ride wristbands at Walgreens for ½ price. Tickets and wristbands will be on sale through Oct. 23. General gate admission to the fair is $12 for adults, $6 for children age 4 to 11, and free for children younger than 4, and there is a $5 parking fee. Ride wristbands are $20 for Mon-Thursday use (also good Nov. 1) and $25 for Friday-Sunday use. Individual ride tickets also will be available. For more information, go to www.pensacolafair.com or call 9444500.






September 25, 2015

Morale, Welfare and Recreation

Free concerts are on the schedule, but seafood is the star of a three-day festival kicking off today in downtown Pensacola.

Music shares spotlight with seafood Story, photo from the Fiesta of Five Flags

Southern rock, blues and soul will sound throughout the streets of Pensacola this weekend during the Pensacola Seafood Festival, presented by Fiesta of Five Flags. The festival will feature a diverse selection of entertainers during free concerts each night. “This year’s entertainment is a great mixture of all types of music, ranging from country and rock to blues and soul. These musicians are known for their exciting live performances, and our lineup is sure to appeal to all audiences,” said Margaret-Anne Dyson, marketing coordinator for Fiesta of Five Flags. Drake White is the headliner

for today, Sept. 25. The rising country music star will take the main stage from 9 p.m. to 10:45 p.m. White was recently featured in Rolling Stone magazine for his hit single “It Feels Good.” The magazine describes him as “a cowboy Michael Jackson” when he dances, and compares his hit song to Pharrell’s “Happy.” Saturday’s headliner is Anders Osborne, a New Orleans songwriter and musician. Osborne is scheduled to take the stage from 9 p.m. to 10:45 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 26. He has won acclaim from music critics for his powerful vocals and “blistering” guitar skills, and his music is a combination of rock and blues. The three-day festival rounds out with Marc Broussard taking

the main stage from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 27. Broussard is a Louisiana native who describes his music as bayou rock and soul. He has had high-profile gigs, ranging from live performance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to performing at the NBA All-Star Game. His hit song “Home” has been covered by Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton. And, he has also remade classic songs by Al Green, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder. The Pensacola Seafood Festival begins at 11 a.m. today, Sept. 25, in Seville Square, Fountain Park and Bartram Park. For more information on cooking demonstrations and children’s activities, go to www.fiestaoffiveflags.org/pensacola-seafood-festival.

At the movies FRIDAY

“American Ultra,” R, 5 p.m.; “War Room,” PG, 5:30 p.m.; “Hitman: Agent 47,” R, 8 p.m.


“Fantastic Four,” PG-13, noon; “War Room,” PG, 2:30 p.m.; “Straight Outta Compton,” R, 5 p.m.; “Sinister 2,” PG-13, 8 p.m.; “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation,” PG-13, 3 p.m.; “Hitman: Agent 47,” R, 6 p.m.; “American Ultra,” R, 8:30 p.m.


“Ricki and the Flash,” PG-13, noon; “Fantastic Four,” PG-13, 2 p.m.; “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” PG-13, 4:30 p.m.; “Straight Outta Compton,” R, 7 p.m.; “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation,” PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “War Room,” PG, 3:10 p.m.; “Sinister 2,” PG-13, 5:40 p.m.; “Hitman: Agent 47,” R, 7:40 p.m.


“Ricki and the Flash,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Hitman: Agent 47,” R, 7:10 p.m.; “Fantastic Four,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “The Gift,” R, 7:30 p.m.


“American Ultra,” R, 5 p.m.; “Straight Outta Compton,” R, 7 p.m.; “Sinister 2,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “War Room,” PG, 5:30 p.m.;


“Hitman: Agent 47,” R, 5 p.m.; “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Sinister 2,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.


“Ricki and the Flash,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Straight Outta Compton,” R, 7 p.m.; “War Room,” PG, 5:10 p.m.; “American Ultra,” R, 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.navymwrpensacola.com. • Golf tournament: The 65th annual NAS Invitational starts today, Sept. 25, and continues through Sept. 27, at A.C. Read Golf Course. Registration fee is $145 per person ($290 per team). Fees include green fees, 54 holes golf Pink Out!!: Radcourse, cart, range ford’s fourth annual balls, tee favors Breast Cancer and golf shirt. For more information, Awareness 5/K/10K, 8 a.m. Oct. 16. Wear call 452-2454. • Go to a Saints pink, throw on a cosgame: The Infor- tume, pack your chilmation, Tickets and dren into a stroller, Travel (ITT) office at bring your pet and the NEX Mall on have fun. Naval HosHighway 98, has pital Pensacola will tickets for the Saints be presenting Comgames Oct. 4 pass to Health follow(Saints vs. Cow- ing the run. To boys) and Oct. 15 register, stop by the (Saints vs. Falcons) Radford Fitness Cenin New Orleans. ter. You also can register online at https:// Tickets are $55 goo.gl/B9Ag60. each. No transportation provided. For more information, call 452-6354. • Aqua Zumba Classes: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at indoor pool, Bldg. 3828. Music and exercise classes are free. Other classes will be added at the outdoor pools. For more information, call 452-4392. • Youth Sports: Fall soccer registration in progress at the NASP Youth Center, Bldg. 3690, 690 Moffett Road. $50 registration fee per child. Coaches and assistant coaches also needed. Other sports include flag football, baseball, T-ball, cheerleading, track, basketball and tennis. Open to all dependents of activeduty, retired military, DoD employees, contractors and reservists ages 4-14. Dates, fees vary. For information, call 452-3810 or 452-2417. • Beginners Karate Class: NASP School of Karate, Shotokan Karate. Class at Portside Gym, Bldg. 627, is open to active-duty, retirees, reservists, DoD and family members ages 9 and older. Cost is $20 per month ($22 DoD). For information or to register, call 291-0904, 452-7810 or 452-7813. • Kayaks available: Six new two-man and six single kayaks have been added to the rental fleet at Blue Angel Naval Recreation Area. Kayak rentals times are 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Thursday and all day on Weekends. For more information, call 390-6133 or 281-5489. • Trailers for rent: Blue Angel Naval Recreation Area. Reserve a two bedroom trailer that sleeps six. No smoking and no pets. Fall special: NFL Sunday games available. For more information, call 390-6133. • Child care providers wanted: Become a Navy Child Development Home (CDH) care provider. For more information, call 572-5026 or 281-5368.

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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Worship schedule

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

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


Fleet and Family Support Center • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Contemporary worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by fellowship at 7:30 p.m. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Latter Day Saints • Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For information, call 452-6376. NAS Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. Friday. Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For information, call 623-7212. More services Jewish • Bʼnai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., services 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 433-7311. • Temple Beth El, 800 North Palafox St., services 7 p.m. Friday (6 p.m. first Friday of each month). For information, call 438-3321 or go to http://templebethelof pensacola.org. Seventh-day Adventist • Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1080 North Blue Angel Parkway, Bible studies at 9:30 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 4533442.

Friday and Saturday, October 2&3 Gulf Breeze Community Center • 800 Shoreline Drive, Gulf Breeze


Friday, 5pm-8pm features

Saturday, 9am-2pm, 21 and up only


Family Day Featuring Children’s Activities

The Expo is a free indoor event showcasing businesses serving the Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Bay areas. The doors open to the public from 5 PM to 8 PM Friday evening starting with the Taste of Gulf Breeze, the popular event where local restaurants, bars, and food vendors offer their tasty fares throughout the business exhibition areas. Saturday’s business showcase is also free to the public and begins at 9 AM and continues until 2 PM. Saturday’s showcase features local businesses, children’s activities, and door prizes.

The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Emergency Preparedness: 10 a.m. today, Sept. 25, Oct. 9 and Oct. 30. Each type of disaster requires different safety measures. The best thing you can do is to be prepared. For information or to register for the workshop, call 452-5609. • Couples Communication Workshop: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Oct. 2 and Oct. 9, NASP Fleet and Family Support Center. This is a two-day, two-hour class. To register or for more in-

formation, call 452-5609. • Parenting ages 6 to 12 years: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 and Oct. 26. Six sessions. For information or to register, call 452-5990 or 452-5609. • Donʼt be Taken, Know a Scam when You Hear One: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 7. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • What Type of Home Can You Afford?: 9 a.m. Oct. 21. One of a series of financial management classes. Seating is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information, call 4525609.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach volunteer opportunities: • Mentoring: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Child Development Center at NASP Corry Station. Volunteers needed to mentor children after school. Volunteers/mentors assist with homework and study strategies, as well as being a good role model to the children. • Meals on Wheels: Council on Aging of West Florida needs volunteers to deliver meals to homebound elderly throughout Escambia

County. Flexible schedules. For more information, go to www.coawfla.org. • Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum: Numerous opportunities such as hosting tours or ghost hunts, helping with special events and maintenance and grounds upkeep. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report any hours you work to receive due recognition. For information on volunteer activities, call 4522532 or e-mail nasp_comm_ outreach@Navy.mil.



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