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Drive-through flu vaccinations at Naval Hospital Pensacola ... Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) is hosting a drive-through flu vaccine clinic Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to noon for all TRICARE enrolled beneficiaries. The drive-through will be conducted at NHP’s back gate, which is located off U.S. Highway 98 at South 61st Ave. Bring a government ID card and a list of current medications. Beneficiaries using the drive-through will be able to remain in their car, but will be requested to park in a nearby lot for 15 minutes to be monitored for any possible vaccine reactions before driving away. NHP will be using Fluzone at the drive-through, which is an injectable, inactivated vaccine for ages 6 months and older. For more information, call the NHP Immunization Clinic at 505-6257.

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CNP visits NASP-area training commands From Naval Education and Training Command Public Affairs

The chief of naval personnel (CNP) visited Naval Education and Training Command's (NETC) tenant commands aboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola Sept. 24. The visit marks Vice Adm. William F. Moran’s first visit to Pensacola as CNP. As he worked his way through the aviation and information dominance training pipelines, Moran addressed questions to Sailors and civilians on the current budget discussions taking place in Washington. He stressed that Navy leadership was focused on the situation and would continue to keep the fleet informed on the impacts of a potential government shutdown, continuing resolution and sequestration. “We have good people, from the CNO on down working these issues. We don’t know exactly how things will play out, but I need you to stay focused on your mission of training Sailors as we work through all of this,” said

Moran. “We will do our best to keep you and your families informed as we learn more and understand what the future holds.” One of Moran’s first stops was with senior air traffic control managers at this year’s Navy and Marine Corps Air Traffic Control (ATC) Leadership Continuum at the Naval Aviation School’s Command (NASC) auditorium. The admiral spoke to controllers about the importance of standing a professional and proficient watch. He specifically emphasized the need for integrity and character in proper watch standing. “Being on watch and standing watch around the world for our nation is fundamental to who we are as a Navy,” said Moran. “Central to our ability to stand that watch is trust – the trust we have in each other and the trust the nation places in us as a service.” CNP then visited Aviation Rescue Swimmer School (ARSS), where he spoke with students and instructors. ARSS’s intensive five-week program

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Cmdr. Russell Moser, right, division officer of the Navy Aviation Rescue Swimmer School, gives Vice Adm. William F. Moran, chief of naval personnel, a tour of the school. Photo by Ens. Jacqui Maxwell

Oil spill exercise onboard NAS Pensacola ... (Above) Coast Guard vessels move in to retrieve simulated victims from the water during an oil spill drill held aboard NAS Pensacola Sept. 24. The drill’s scenario involved a barge collision with NASP’s fuel pier, with spilled fuel and several injured victims. Units from Fire and Emergency Services Gulf Coast and NASP Police also responded in the multiagency drill, which was observed by representatives of Navy Region Southeast. (Right) Assistant Port Operations Officer Brad Stoltman, CNRSE’s John Hunczak and Amy Lee take notes as the drill unfolds. Photos by Mike O’Connor

Corry strikes LEED Gold with new CID ‘A’ School quarters Story, photo By Mike O’Connor Gosport Associate Editor

It’s a great feeling to go for the gold, and get it. So when Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NavFac) Southeast NAS Pensacola undertook the planning for a new bachelor enlisted quarters (BEQ) for NASP Corry Station Center for Information Dominance (CID) “A” School, energy enhancements were planned in mind to exceed a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification. The building was opened for occupancy at a ribbon-cutting Sept. 20, with NavFac, Navy command and construction officials present to hear the good news: the building made LEED Gold certification. “All dormitories after this will be modeled after this,” NASP Director of

(Left-right) NASP CID XO Cmdr. John Markley, Drace Construction Company President John Drace, NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins and NavFac SE PWD Public Works Officer Cmdr. Jeff Deviney cut a ribbon to open Corry Station’s latest BEQ, Bldg.1094. For more photos, see page A5.

Unaccompanied Housing and Lodging Terri Withee said. “What you’re going to see is the wave of the future.” The building made LEED Gold by achieving 46 LEED points for energy and waste diversion,

Withee said. Where three and four Sailors have sometimes been quartered to a room, the new facility features 166 two-person bedrooms in 83 sleeping “2 plus 0 modules” for a total occupancy of 332 students.

The first “2 plus 0 building” for dormitories in the Navy, the 2 plus 0 modules include space for two bedrooms, two bathrooms, two shower rooms, two lavatories, four closets, and two microwave/mini refrigerators. The energy-saving enhancements are where the building really shines. There is LED lighting on its exterior walkways, corridors and in public function areas. Rainwater is collected for landscape irrigation. There are highperformance windows and window treatments include solar shields. Motion sensors control lighting functions inside and there are geothermal ground source hot water systems, which use the earth as a heat sink, in place. Special spray-on insulation has been added at roof and exterior walls and even the parking lot has been treated to reduce

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NavFac Southeast awards $11.5 million to small business By Earl Bittner NavFac Southeast Public Affairs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) – Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NavFac) Southeast awarded a $11.5 million task order Sept. 16 to Environmental Management Resources Inc., a small business based in Lawrence, Kan., to renovate and repair the Corry “A” School Bachelor Quarters (Bldg. 3707 and 3708) at Corry Station, Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola. “This project will help alleviate student barracks overcrowding as we send a growing

number of Sailors through cyber warfare training at Corry Station,” said Public Works Officer Cmdr. Jeff Deviney, who will oversee the project in Pensacola.

tion systems, floor covering replacement, interior and exterior door replacement, roof replacement, stairwell repairs, heating, ventilation and air conditioning system replacement, and mis-

The work to be performed includes interior demolition, minor structural repairs, sheet rock replacement on walls and ceilings, interior electrical repairs, interior plumbing replacement, installation of fire suppression system and detec-

cellaneous interior and site repairs. This is another contract award NavFac Southeast has provided to the small business community. NavFac Southeast continues to build on its success by providing contract opportu-

nities to small businesses. “It’s exciting to be part of a team that considers small business the first option to meet the NavFac Southeast mission,” said Nelson Smith, NavFac Southeast small business deputy. “In addition to providing the best return on the dollar for our taxpayers, every contract awarded to a small business also helps to keep our nation’s economic recovery.” Each year NavFac establishes target goals for Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zone Small Business, Service-Disabled Vet-

eran-Owned Small Business and Women-Owned Small Business categories. Smith explained that the maximum practicable utilization of small business concerns is a matter of national interest with both social and economic benefits. Work for this task order is expected to be completed by March 2015. For more information, visit www., www.facebook. com/ usnavy, or www. twitter. com/ usnavy. For more news from Naval Facilities Engineering Command, visit www. navy. mil/ local/navfachq/.

Bridge at NAS Pensacola to undergo work Oct. 10 By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

Drivers could face traffic backups as they approach the main gate of Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Oct. 10. The southbound, right-side lane of Sam Lovelace Bridge, which spans Bayou Grande at the base’s main gate, is scheduled to be closed that day for maintenance work, according to Norman Feinberg, an engineering technician at NASP. NASP Public Works Department (PWD) is planning to have an electrical contractor do some trouble shooting on the west side of the bridge coming off of Navy Boulevard. The work is scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 10 and the job may be finished by the end of the day. However, if all of the work cannot be accomplished in one day, then the bridge lane also will be closed starting at 7:30 a.m. Friday. Signage will be placed in the area prior to the lane closing to give drivers advance notice of possible traffic delays. While the work is under way, a NASP security vehicle is scheduled to be stationed at the entrance to the bridge blocking the right-hand incoming lane. For more information, call Feinberg on his cell phone at (850) 5545676.

Sea turtles hatch at NAS Pensacola ... For the first time in more than 25 years, a nest of 82 loggerhead sea turtles hatched onboard NAS Pensacola, according to Navy Natural Resources Manager Mark Gibson. The baby turtles dug their way to freedom in late August, and were released at nearby Fort Pickens. (Above, left) National Park Service and base personnel watch as the turtles emerge. Photo by Mark Gibson. (Above, right) Photo taken in June shows the tracks left by the sea turtle which came ashore to lay the eggs. Photo by Charles Sturm For complete story and photos, see page A4. CNP from page 1

challenges its students with extensive physical training and helicopter deployments that include jumping from hovering aircraft and using a rescue hoist. From there, Moran toured the Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) barracks and ate lunch at the NATTC Galley with students and instructors. Capt. Alan Dean, NATTC commanding officer, noted that his students genuinely appreciated getting to meet and talk with the admiral. “Today’s visit by Vice Adm. Moran was not only an opportunity for NATTC to showcase our facilities and Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) program, but was also an opportunity for our students and staff to ask questions about policies that directly affect them and their careers,” said Dean. After lunch, the tour continued with the Center for Information Dominance (CID) at Corry BEQ from page 1

radiated heat. Work began February 2012 on the $20.4 million project, which was designed by Eley Guild Hardy Architects and built in a joint venture by Drace Construction Company and Roy Anderson Corporation. The 85,082-square-foot facility is a four-story brick building with structural steel framing. Its exterior

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Station, the Navy’s Learning Center that leads, manages and delivers Navy and joint force training in information operations, information technology, cryptology and intelligence. CID Executive Officer, Cmdr. John Markley, commented that his staff and students enjoy demonstrating their capabilities. “We’re very pleased to have Vice Adm. Moran onboard Corry Station to meet our instructors and students and to see firsthand how CID continues to deliver the world’s finest cyber warriors to the fleet,” said Markley. CNP Fleet Master Chief April Beldo accompanied Moran during his trip to Pensacola. Beldo's previous job as NETC force master chief gave her a unique insight into the training pipelines. “I continue to be amazed with the caliber of Sailors coming through the training pipeline, as well the instructors we have on staff , whose job it is to prepare these students for the fleet,” said

has horizontal “prairie stone” banding at each floor and blends in with Corry’s surrounding structures. Outside, Bldg. 1094 has a pavilion lit by solar lighting, a sand volleyball court and bicycle storage lockers. “This is how you get a project done, and this is how you get it done in 19 months,” NASP Commanding Officer, Capt. Keith Hoskins, said. “Hats off to all of

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Beldo. “We are preparing these men and women to be successful for when they get out to their ships, boats, squadrons and units. We have high standards for them – they are meeting those standards because they are excited and committed to serve.” At each stop during the visit, Moran told Sailors and civilians that he needed them to continue to lookout for their shipmates-referencing ongoing efforts across the Navy on sexual assault prevention and response. “Sexual assaults are happening in our Navy, we all know this, we have been to the training, we see the daily reporting. The only way we are going to drive the numbers down and make a real impact is through leadership and active bystander intervention,” Moran said. “Fundamentally it comes down to leadership by example, setting the right climate and work environment, and comes down to not being afraid to step in when we see something that isn’t right.”

you that supported it. This building that’s going to house 332 of our service members across all four services that train here is going to offer significant enhancements to our traditional buildings here at NAS Pensacola.” “What does LEED Gold really mean to everyone?” John Drace, president of Drace Construction Company, asked the crowd. “It means this building was designed

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Plight of the geobachelor’s wife: Let him eat cake By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist


fter nearly 20 years of marriage, my husband and I recently decided to


No, he wasn’t having a midlife crisis, although he had become quite heavy-handed with his cologne lately. I was not feeling neglected, although his idea of a fun Saturday night was a game of dominoes and “House Hunters” reruns. No one was drinking excessively, although we were buying more lite beer than milk these days. There were no irreconcilable differences, although he never has learned how to use the remote. Really, we were quite happy. We just thought it would be best for the children if we went our separate ways for a while. You see, we’re a Navy family. And like all military families, we’re often faced with logistical dilemmas that force us to consider separation to preserve stability through transitions. In such circumstances, the entire family experiences the hardships of

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temporary separation. However, the fringe benefits of such an arrangement are often unfairly dispersed. In other words – the husband totally makes out on this deal, every time. The last time we separated, I stayed in Germany to let the children finish the school year, while my husband moved ahead of us to Florida to start his new job. For four months before we flew to Florida to join him, my husband was a “geobachelor.” Sure, the geobachelor’s life can be a bit lonely, all holed up in the base hotel for weeks on end with nothing but work, gym, books, television and take out; but this temporary period of solitude offers the husband complete and utter freedom from the trappings of marriage and family life. While the wife and children are locked into a typical hectic family routine, the

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 She and her family are stationed at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. geobachelor faces tough decisions such as, “Hmm, maid service again today, or shall I make my own bed for a change? Sports bar with the guys, or eat dinner at my workmate’s house (his wife

does make great lasagna after all)? Read another book, or watch the premium channels we don’t have at home?” Recently, my husband called from Florida. I left him there June 10 so the children and I could take the summer to get settled at our new duty station in Rhode Island before school started. “It’s hotter than blazes down here,” he said between sips of cold beer. “So, what have you and the kids been up to?” In excruciating detail, I vented to my husband about repairs being done to our base house, about needing money for our son’s textbooks, about trying to fit in with the neighbors, about the cable bill, about the dog having diarrhea at 3 a.m., about the mouse that ran across the family room. “Hold on honey,” he interrupted. In the background, I hear him say, “Sure, I’ll take another one of these, and how about the buffalo chicken wrap with onion rings?” As I heard him ask the waitress what she thought of the coleslaw, I wondered whether I could convince the children to eat popcorn again for dinner. “Where are you, anyway?”

I inquired, knowing that he had been staying with friends since he moved out of our old house. “Well, I wanted to get out of Calvin’s hair for the day, so I got a new book, went to the spa, and have been wandering around Fernandina Beach all afternoon,” he replied. “Wait, what? You went to a spa?” I said, looking at my nails, which were mangled from all the unpacking. “You knew I was planning to get my back waxed, honey,” he said defensively, “and I decided to treat myself to a massage too. ... Honey? You still there?” I was too busy wondering if I would ever get to extract myself from the never-ending hamster wheel of motherhood and family life, and feel the unbridled, rollicking, deliciously reclusive, self-indulgently relaxing experience of being a geobachelor. After a long pause, I finally responded, “Do they have chocolate cake on the dessert menu at that restaurant?” “Yeah, why?” my husband wondered. “Never mind, just order it, with a big scoop of ice cream on top,” I said. I guess someone’s gotta do it.

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For the first time in more than 25 years ...

Sea turtles hatch onboard NASP Story, photos by Mark Gibson Navy Natural Resources Manager


uring three hot nights in late August, 82 loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings emerged from their historic nest on Barrancas Beach West under the watchful gleam of the Pensacola Lighthouse. The nest had been monitored since June 20 when Charles Sturm, a camper at Oak Grove Park, observed and reported the female turtle laying her eggs. Biologists from Gulf Islands National Seashore, National Park Service (NPS), were contacted to help mark and observe the nest during the two months of incubation required for the eggs to hatch. Navy and sea turtle watch volunteers made frequent trips to the nest location to ensure that the nest was not disturbed. In mid-August, Steve Blankman, a Navy Education and Training Command (NETC) employee who also serves as a NPS sea turtle volunteer, reported that he could hear the hatchlings in the nest as they emerged from their eggs and made their preparation to climb upward. NAS Pensacola’s Navy Natural Resources department quickly organized a group to assist the park service in watching and waiting for the baby turtles to emerge. Since the chances for survival are so low for turtle hatchlings – about a 1 in 1,000 chance of survival – the NPS decided to capture the hatchlings and take them to the Gulf for safe release. Finally, after several nights of turtle nest watching, the hatchlings were ready to come out and on Aug. 23 at dusk, the opening on the nest crumbled in

and “Alpha,” the first of the 82 hatchlings, came out of the nest looking for the closest trip to the water. Alpha got his wish. Captured along with his 81 brothers and sisters, he was released later that night into the Gulf at Fort Pickens. Loggerhead sea turtles are federally listed as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act, and NAS Pensacola is now officially part of the “recovery team” for this important species. Navy Natural Resources Manager Mark Gibson and Michael Hardy would like to thank everyone who participated in this historic event: Sea turtle team members Charles Sturm (who discovered and reported the nest); National Park Service representatives Mark Nicholas, Sandy Nicholas, Rebecca Carruth, Jay Bonnano and Mark Goto; Navy Pensacola volunteers Lori Hoskins, Steve Blankman, Candace Gibson, Winifred Jones and Asiah Jones; and Army Veterinarian Office representatives Army Capt. Laura Riddle and Jodi Hofer. Navy Natural Resources officials dedicated this nest and beach segment to Joseph Kane, who will always be in our hearts and minds as we continue to honor him and his short but productive life in the advancement of conservation on our base and in our area.

The first sea turtle hatchling “Alpha” emerges from the nest at dusk Aug. 23.

Sea turtle map shows location of the nest onboard NAS Pensacola. Graphic by Michael Hardy

Navy volunteers and the National Park Service turtle team watch the nest for the hatchlings to emerge.

Asiah Jones holds “Alpha,” the first of 82 loggerhead sea turtles to emerge from the sea turtle nest at dusk Aug. 23. Jones is a student at Jim C. Bailey Middle School.

The first group of loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings were collected in a cooler for safe transport to the Gulf of Mexico for release.

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Corry strikes LEED Gold with new Unaccompanied Housing CID ‘A’ School quarters

Photos by Mike O’Connor A tour of NAS Pensacola Corry Station’s Unaccompanied Housing CID “A” School quarters followed the Sept. 20 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new building. Bldg. 1094 was constructed to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification level.

Terri Withee, NASP director of Unaccompanied Housing Comfortable, efficient work and study areas will provide more and Lodging, highlights some of the the energy-efficient than 300 “A” school students with the facilities necessary for infrastructure in the construction of Bldg. 1094. success.

NavFac Southeast PWD NASP Public Works Officer Jeff Deviney explains Bldg. 1094’s state-of-the-art features.

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NASWF performs first sexual assault drill in CNIC Story, photo by Ens. Emily Hegarty NASWF PAO

Security personnel swarmed the walkways outside the Bachelor Enlisted Quarters at Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) and emerged from a room flanking a suspect. Response counselors quietly spoke to the victim, and members of the chain of command were called in for special assistance or notification. The flurry of activity was all done under the watchful eyes of the Naval Air Station Whiting Field Advanced Training Team as part of the first sexual assault response drill done by the base and Commander, Naval Installations Command (CNIC). The drill, which began with the report of a male-on-male sexual assault, led the team through the full course of the response NASWF is prepared to take in the event an actual sexual assault is reported. “We’re the first base not only in the region, but in Commander, Navy Installations Command to conduct this type of drill,” Rudy Mendiola, training and exercise coordinator at NASWF, said when addressing the participants in the Sept. 18 sexual assault drill in the follow-on debriefing session. During the course of the mock altercation, the witness was alerted to the as-

Naval Air Station Whiting Field police officer Carlton Spivey questions IT3 Joseph Smith and AC1 Steve Gonzalez, two participants in a SAPR drill Oct. 18 at Naval Air Station Whiting Field, as members of the training team observe.

sault by the yelling he heard from a nearby room. He quickly responded to the commotion and was informed by the victim of what had happened. When the victim indicated that he would like to file a report, the witness brought the victim with him to the nearest phone to call for help. Once the witness placed the 911 phone call, NASWF security personnel

quickly arrived on scene and apprehended the suspect. After separating the suspect and victim, both parties were questioned on-scene. The suspect was then brought to security headquarters where he was questioned in more detail by both security personnel and NCIS. The victim was brought to the Fleet and Family Service Center, where he

was interviewed by a clinician, informed of his options, and later brought to a victim advocate. “This drill is a way to assess the base’s initial response,” explained Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Kristen Klein. “Parties have been briefed to expect an exercise call, but not on what’s actually going to happen. It’s a whole system test to address any issues that we encounter, and offers a way for us to gauge our response procedures on both the security and SAPR victim advocate sides.” Klein recently returned from a 40hour training session focusing on SAPR issues and policy changes, and stated that no one at the conference had ever heard of a drill like this, which tests the sexual assault team’s readiness to respond to an incident. AC2 Lauren Haavisto, the NASWF on-call victim advocate, arrived on-scene and sat down with the victim to talk about the victim advocate program and all the support services available to him. She reviewed with the victim his reporting options, rights, privacy concerns and what he could expect regarding the trajectory of his case. She also provided the victim with supporting information to include phone numbers, victim resource centers, and other information that might be useful to a victim of sexual assault.

New commander promises to maintain success at HT-28 By Ens. Emily Hegarty NASWF PAO

Lt. Col. Jeff Pavelko accepted the reins of Helicopter Training Squadron 28 (HT-28) from outgoing CO Cmdr. Chris Pesile in a ceremony Sept. 20 at the Naval Air Station Whiting Field Atrium. The Rev. Doug Holmes gave the invocation and Training Air Wing Five Commodore Capt. James Fisher was the guest speaker. Fisher said that Pesile related during his exit interview that he was “leaving command with no regrets, and that he was

tired. That is precisely how a commanding officer should feel at the completion of a successful tour.” Under Pesile’s charge, HT28 performed more than 28,000 A and B level mishapfree flight hours, winged 240 aviators, graduated 28 intermediate tilt-rotor students and had the most efficient time to train of all advanced rotary squadrons. Members of the squadron also performed more than 900 hours of community service, and played a pivotal role in the Relay for Life event. Fisher challenged Pavelko with high expectations in the

wake of Pesile’s performance. “The responsibility for leading this great team is now yours,” Fisher said. “I challenge you to take this great team and make it even better.” Pesile spoke about his experience at HT-28. “No one has a successful command tour without a lot of help and support, and so I’d like to thank those of you here today who have helped me,” he said. He thanked Fisher and the organizers of the change of command ceremony, as well as his wife, family, friends and the Hellion community.

He noted that he was confident that the Hellions would be in great hands under the leadership of Pavelko. “Stay lucky” were his last words to the squadron as its commanding officer. Pesile’s next duty station will be as the air boss aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) in Sasebo, Japan. Pavelko welcomed Cmdr. Jeffrey Ketcham to HT-28 as executive officer. He thanked the MATSG-21 color guard for “bringing a touch of class to the ceremony” as well as friends and family who traveled to attend the

event. He also thanked Pesile “for handing off an exceptional squadron due to your exceptional leadership.” Pavelko pledged to continue on the same path. “I promise as your commanding officer that I will continue to give you the tools you need to succeed, in return I challenge you to continue to produce the highly qualified officers we have been producing,” he said At the end of the ceremony, Pavelko and Pesile exchanged the command pennant of the squadron and Pesile formally requested to be relieved.

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NEX planning Harvest Festival Oct. 5

The Navy Exchange (NEX) is presenting a Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at the NEX shopping mall, 5800 Highway 98 West. The farmers market and informational fair will give local farmers and artisans an opportunity to sell locally grown fruits and vegetables and handmade goods. Escambia County Utility Authority (ECUA) and Gulf Power representatives will present displays, and the band Three Bean Soup is scheduled to perform. For more information, contact Andrea Beck by phone at 458-8250 or by e-mail at Andrea.

Budget for Baby classes available

Officials at the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society are offering Budget for Baby classes. Classes at NAS Pensacola are scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 10 and Oct. 24 at the NMCRS facility in Bldg. 191 at 91 Radford Blvd. For more information or to make reservations, call 452-2300.

School to serve mullet dinners Oct. 4

The annual Escambia Christian School fish fry is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at the school’s gym, 3311 West Moreno St. The menu features fried mullet, baked beans, cole slaw, hush puppies, iced tea and coffee. Desserts will be available for nominal fee. Tickets are being sold in advance. There will be no sales at the door. Cost is $7.50 for adults and $6 for children. For more information, call 433-8476.

Run to fight breast cancer Oct. 6

The Krewe du Ya Yas’ Keeping Abreast Foundation plans to present its first “I Pink I Can Run” Oct. 6. The four-mile run is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. at the Flora-Bama Lounge, 17401 Perdido Key Drive. The group’s mission is to raise awareness in the community and help socioeconomically challenged women receive early detection mammograms. To register, go to Cost is $30. Online registration will close at 8 p.m. Oct. 3. For more information, go to or contact Jacqui O’Connell by phone at 516-9154 or by e-mail at

Mud will challenge runners at event

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 For information on Pathways for Change, go to

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

Dec. 7 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. Dec. 7 at the Center of Information Dominance Corry Station, 640 Roberts Ave. Tyler, 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 reg-

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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 istration is $25 plus tax until Nov. 14. Race-day registration is $30 plus tax. To register, go to For more information, contact CTTC Joseph Romero at 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 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

Teams to compete in Fire Truck Pull

Ronald McDonald House Charities annual Fire Truck Pull is scheduled to start at 9 a.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

Oct. 19 seminar for retired military

The 41st annual Gulf Coast Area Retired Military Seminar, sponsored by Naval Air Station Pensacola Fleet and Family Support Center, is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 19 the Naval Aviation Schools Command, Bldg. 633. Keynote speaker will be retired Air Force Lt. Col. Shane Ostrom. He will present a legislative update on military and veterans benefits. Capt. Maureen Padden, commanding officer of Naval Hospital Pensacola, also is schedule to speak. Representatives from the Veterans Administration, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Naval Hospital, TRICARE, Internal Revenue Service, Naval Legal Service Office, Tricare Dental, Retired Activities Office and Veterans Service Organizations will be present to address retiree issues and answer questions. McGuire’s Irish Pipe Band will perform from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Door prize drawings will be awarded throughout the morning. The Navy Exchange and commissary will provide refreshments. For more information, call Kevin Weinzimmer at the Fleet and Family Support Center, 452-5100.

Vernon band boosters plan car show

The Vernon High School band boosters will present the second annual Car Show & Bandtoberfest from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at The Possum Palace, 3121 Possum Palace Drive, in Wausau, Fla. The event will feature family fun, food, entertainment and festivities. For an application or registration information, send and e-mail to

Open house scheduled at thrift shop

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) Thrift Shop in Bldg. 3736 on NASP Corry Station has scheduled an open house for 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 7 to give potential volunteers and NAS Pensacola Ombudsmen a behind-the-scene understanding of what it takes to run the thrift shop. Although no business will be conducted during the open house, NMCRS will provide snacks, refreshments and door prizes. For more information, send an e-mail to

Halloween trolley tour announced

The Red Trolley Repertory Theatre will present family fun and spooky stories during a 90-minute Halloween tour. The program, which will focus on Pensacola history, is more fantasy than fact but it will include singing zombies, a talking tree and performers at eight separate stops. Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for children. The six-mile tours leave the Visitors Information Center at Wayside Park at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26. Reservations are recommended. For more information, call 417-7343 or go to

DFC Society plans to meet Oct. 10

The Pensacola Chapter of the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Society will meet at Franco’s restaurant, 523 East Gregory St., at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 10. The military award of the DFC is made to aviators and crew members of all services and civilians for heroism and achievement during aerial flight. Meetings are open to members, active duty and retired, spouses, significant others and those interested. Meetings are the second Thursday of every other month. The July meeting was attended by flyers from World War II, Korea and Vietnam. The speaker was from the Tora, Tora, Tora Flight Demonstration Team. For more information, call Joe Brewer at 4539291 or go to

PSC professor to give free recital

Pensacola State College music professor Richard Jernigan will present a free clarinet recital at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Bldg. 8, on the Pensacola campus. The public is invited; no tickets are required. The performance is part of PSC’s 55th annual Lyceum Series. Accompanied by Ila Brown, Jernigan will perform music from Eastern Europe, including Klezmer dance tunes, the traditional music often played at weddings. The concert also will feature guest artists Brian Brown on violin and Newell Hutchinson on clarinet as well as the PSC faculty woodwind quintet with Bethany Witter on flute, Matt Fossa on oboe, Joy Hoffman on bassoon and Stephen Pearce on horn. For concert information, call 484-1847. For the complete Lyceum Series schedule, go to

Cribbage players change meeting time

Members of the Pensacola Peggers Cribbage Club No. 396 have changed the group’s meeting time to every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Coffee House, 31 North Navy Blvd. New players are welcome, regardless of experience. For more information, contact Frank and Theresa Horn at 454-4646, or the club secretary, Opal Horn, by e-mail at Or visit the Pensacola Peggers Facebook page.

Lecture to focus on Florida’s history

The public is invited to a free lecture and discussion on Florida’s Spanish history at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at Pensacola State College’s Hagler Auditorium, Room 252, on the Pensacola campus. J. Michael Francis, a leading expert on the Spanish colonial experience, will address European, African and Indian settlements in Florida that began almost a century before the events in Jamestown, Va. The Viva Florida 500 event, celebrating Ponce de Leon’s landing in Florida in 1513, is presented by Pensacola State College’s Black History/Multicultural Committee and the African American Heritage Society For more information, call 484-1759.

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USS Gallery (FFG 26) reunion; See page B2 Spotlight

National Disability Employment Awareness Month October is

‘Because we are EQUAL to the task’ From U.S. Department of Labor Office of Public Affairs


eld each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for 2013 is “Because We Are EQUAL to the Task.” NDEAM’s roots go back to 1945, when Congress enacted a law declaring the first week in October each year “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week.” President Harry S. Truman designated the President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities to carry out the observance. In 1962, the word “physically” was removed to acknowledge the employment needs and contributions of individuals with all types of disabilities. In 1988, Congress expanded the week to a month and changed the name to “National Disability Employment Awareness Month.” Upon its establishment in 2001, the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) assumed responsibility for NDEAM and has worked to expand its reach and scope ever since. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. “When I was growing up, many people doubted what I could do just because I was blind. But because I had people in my life who instilled in me an expectation of work and showed me opportunities to be successful, I completed college and became known for what I can do,” said Kathy Martinez, assistant secretary of labor for disability employment policy when announcing this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month theme. Employers and employees in all industries can learn more about how to participate in National Disability Employment Awareness Month and ways they can promote its messages – during October and throughout the year – by visiting the ODEP website at ODEP’s mission is to provide national leadership by developing and influencing disability-related policies and practices to increase the employment of people with disabilities.

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September 27, 2013

USS Gallery (FFG 26) holds NASP reunion Story, photos from retired Cmdr. Richard Belser

Eighty-four shipmates, including spouses and family members, from the guided missile frigate USS Gallery (FFG 26) held their first reunion at Naval Air Station Pen-

sacola Sept. 13-15. The reunion attendees included 14 proud “plank owners,” the first three commanding officers, and a group from the 1996 decommissioning crew. The weekend reunion began with a noon to dusk picnic at Bayou

Grande Marina at NAS Pensacola and concluded with a dinner banquet, followed by a live auction of USS Gallery mementoes, the proceeds of which will be donated to the American Cancer Society, Navy Relief, Wounded Warrior Foundation and Healing Wa-

ters Fly Fishing charities. Principal reunion organizer, retired NC1 Mark E. Clark honored deceased shipmates by displaying their photos on a separate dining table at the banquet and a moment of silence was observed. Afterward, the commissioning com-

The original crew: Commissioning commanding officer retired Capt. Norman S. Scott is flanked by 13 plank owners of USS Gallery Sept. 14.

manding officer, retired Capt. Norman S. Scott spoke about the rich history of Bath Iron Works, Maine, and the quality ships which they have delivered, and continue to build for the United States Navy. USS Gallery, named for three brothers – Daniel, Philip and William Gallery, who all rose to the rank of rear admiral during World War II, was built at Bath Iron Works and was the 18th of the Oliver Hazard Perry class frigates. USS Gallery was commissioned in December, 1981 then home ported in Mayport. The ship conducted multiple deployments to the Persian

Gulf, as well as special operations in the Atlantic, Pacific and Caribbean theatres. USS Gallery was assigned to the Sixth Fleet battle group that retaliated for the Oct. 23, 1983 terrorist bombing of the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut. She was on station continuously for 52 days off the coast of Lebanon and Syria, 30 years ago next month. The next USS Gallery reunion is being organized for 2015 in Jacksonville. For further info see USS Gallery’s Facebook page at https:// www.facebook. com/ pages/ USS-Gallery/ 138200719533894.

This was the first reunion for USS Gallery shipmates. The ship was home ported at Naval Station Mayport, and served the U.S. Navy for 15 years. Decommissioned and stricken June 14, 1996, Gallery was transferred to Egypt Sept. 25, 1996 as Taba (F916).



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Aviation museum plans events to celebrate 50th anniversary By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation has scheduled three days of special events as part of a yearlong 50th anniversary celebration for the National Naval Aviation Museum aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The events begin with a golf tournament Oct. 3 and culminate with a blacktie gala Oct. 5. The guest of honor at the Oct. 5 gala will be U.S. Navy retired Cmdr. Scott Carpenter. A former NASA astronaut, Carpenter made the second orbital flight of the Mercury program May 24, 1962, and he donated the wings he wore during his flight to start the museum’s collection of artifacts. The gala is scheduled to start at 6:30

p.m. Oct. 5 on the USS Cabot (CVL 28) flight deck at the museum. The Jimmy Maxwell Orchestra from New Orleans is scheduled to perform. Reservations are required. Tickets are $125, and they can be purchase online at, by phone at 4532389, ext. 3233, or in person at the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation office. As part of the celebration, commemorative coins will be handed out to the first 50 people who enter when the museum opens at 9 a.m. Oct. 4 and 10 a.m. Oct. 5 (limit of one per family). Limited-

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edition anniversary items will be on sale at the Flight Deck Museum Store and the Cubi Point Cafe will feature a special 50th anniversary menu. The celebration will feature a static display of the latest in aerospace technology – Northrop Grumman’s X-47B unmanned tactical aircraft – as well as a display of aviation art. Tour guides will take visitors on a walk through naval aviation history. Other celebration highlights include: • A golf tournament that begins at noon Oct. 3 at the A.C. Read Golf Course aboard NAS Pensacola. Cost is $50 per person. For more information or to register, contact Leslie Geiger by phone at 453-2389, ext. 3233, or by email at • Museum historian and author Hill

Goodspeed and book designer Michael Duncan will preview and sign copies of museum collector’s books from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 4. • A car show featuring the Ford Mustang as it approaches its 50th anniversary in 2014 is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5. • A free showing of the IMAX film featuring the Blue Angels in action, “The Magic of Flight,” is scheduled for 11 a.m. Oct. 5. • A dedication ceremony of the museum’s latest aircraft restoration, a rare combat veteran F6F-3 Hellcat which fought over the Solomon Islands, is scheduled for noon Oct. 5. Admission to the museum is free. For more information on events, exhibits and attractions, go to www.NavalAviation or call 453-2389.





Morale, Welfare and Recreation

Details • What: Pensacola Seafood Festival. • Where: Seville Square, Fountain Park and Bartram Park. • When: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. today, Sept. 27; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 28; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29. • For more information: Contact Fiesta of Five Flags office at 433-6512 or go to www.fiesta

• MWR Giant Flea Market: Noon to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at Corry Station Youth Sports Complex on Highway 98. Event was rescheduled due to weather forecast. The annual sale usually attracts more than 1,000 shoppers and big-ticket items that have sold in the past include cars, boats and furniture. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3140 or ext. 3139.

The artwork for the 2013 Pensacola Seafood Festival was created by Carole HollandDoyle, a Pensacola/Gulf Breeze native.

Seafood on festival menu Annual event always draws a hungry crowd to downtown Pensacola Story, photo from Fiesta of Five Flags

You can savor delicious seafood and enjoy the historic surroundings of downtown Pensacola during the 36th annual Pensacola Seafood Festival. Produced by the Fiesta of Five Flags, the three-day festival starts today, Sept. 27, in Seville Square, Fountain Park and Bartram Park. Admission is free. Finding a parking spot might be a challenge, but a free trolley will be making the rounds. The festival is one of the largest arts and crafts fairs in Northwest Florida and features artisans and craftsmen from around the country. You can treat your tastebuds to a variety of dishes from food ven-

dors bordering the park along Government and Alcaniz streets. Offerings will include seafood favorites such as grilled conch, seafood gumbo, oyster croquettes, soft shell crab, coconut shrimp, Caribbean crab cakes and more. The “Gulf to Table” area in Fountain Park will feature local restaurants and caterers serving tapas style dishes of their signature recipes to festival guests. At the Fiesta Seafood Grille, which is presented by Pensacola Energy, local chefs will share their cooking secrets for preparing their favorite cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood. The entertainment stage in Bartram Park will feature country, rock ’n’ roll and Caribbean music throughout the weekend and guests are welcome to being

chairs and blankets. Fun activities, including arts and crafts, sand art and face painting, will be featured in the children’s area in Bartram Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 28, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29. The Pensacola Seafood Don McCloskey 5K Run/Walk, sponsored by the Pensacola Runners Association, kicks off the fall racing season in Pensacola. The event starts at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow, Sept. 28, at Seville Quarter, 130 East Government St. Run or walk the new course through downtown Pensacola’s historic district and through the new Vince J. Whibbs, Sr. Community Maritime Park by the Pensacola Blue Wahoos stadium. For details about the run, go to the association’s website at

At the movies FRIDAY

“One Direction: This is Us” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Kick-Ass 2,” R, 7 p.m.; “Getaway,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Elysium,” R, 7:30 p.m.


“One Direction: This is Us” (3D), PG, noon; “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters” (3D), PG, 2 p.m.; “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” PG-13, 4:30 p.m.; “Elysium,” R, 7:10 p.m.; “Planes” (2D), PG, 12:30 p.m.; “Lee Daniels’ the Butler,” PG13, 2:30 p.m.; “Kick-Ass 2,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “Getaway,” PG-13, 7:40 p.m.


“Planes” (3D), PG, noon; “One Direction: This is Us” (3D), PG, 2 p.m.; “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” PG-13, 4:20 p.m.; “Getaway,” PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Planes” (2D), PG, 12:30 p.m.; “We’re the Millers,” R, 2:30 p.m.; “Kick-Ass 2,” R, 5 p.m.; “You’re Next,” R, 7:30 p.m.


“Jobs” (3D), PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Getaway,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “You’re Next,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “Elysium,” R, 7:10 p.m.


“One Direction: This is Us” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Lee Daniels’ the Butler,” PG-13, 7 p.m.; “Planes” (2D), PG, 5:30 p.m.; “Kick-Ass 2,” R, 7:30 p.m.


“Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Kick-Ass 2,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “One Direction: This is Us” (3D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.


“You’re Next,” R, 5 p.m.; “Elysium,” R, 7 p.m.; “Getaway,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “We’re the Millers,” R, 7:30 p.m.


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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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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: • Intramural Sports: NAS Pensacola office open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, in Bldg. 627. Call 452-4391. 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. Soccer, 5 p.m. Sept. 30. Call 452-6520. Entry deadlines for events. For more information, e-mail or go to • 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. • 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. This is the second year for the race, which is sponsored by Portside Fitness Center. For more information, call 452-7810. • Breast cancer awareness event: The second annual Radford Breast Cancer Awareness 5K is scheduled for 8 a.m. Oct 18 at Radford Fitness Center. Registration is free. Sign up at Radford Fitness Center. T-shirts can be purchased for $12. Place orders at Radford Fitness Center. For more Information, call 452-9845.

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

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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; 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. • Welcoming new personnel: Every-

one in the military has to transfer sooner or later. Commands should ensure 100 percent sponsor assignment. Training offered monthly. Sponsors can provide reliable information to incoming personnel and their families. To register for the next training session, call 452-5609. • Positive Parenting: Being an effective parent is one of the most rewarding tasks in life and one of the most challenging. Classes provide a practical approach to raising happy, respectful, self-reliant, healthy, confident, cooperative and responsible children. Six weeks of classes. To register, call 452-5609.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach is seeking volunteers for opportunities including: • Habitat for Humanity: today, Sept. 27. Saufley Field has set up a day to help Habitat for Humanity. They are looking for extra volunteers to help out. • United Way Day of Caring: Oct. 11. Volunteer groups will perform projects throughout Pensacola. • Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum: There are numerous opportunities for all interests such as hosting at “the Top of the Tower,” taking part in tours, special events and maintenance

and grounds upkeep of the quarters. Point of contact is Diane Torchia by phone at 501-9420 or e-mail at For more information, go to www.pensacola • USO Northwest Florida: The USO is seeking volunteers that are committed to supporting America’s troops and their families. If you are interested, contact Faye White at 455-8280, option 4. 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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