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NHP drive-through flu vaccinations ... Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) will be hosting a drive-through flu vaccine clinic Oct. 11 from 8 a.m. to noon for all TRICARE beneficiaries. The drive-through will be conducted at NHP, which is located 6000 West Highway 98. Bring a government ID card and a list of current medications. The hospital will be using an injectable, inactivated vaccine for patients age 6 months and older. 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. For more information, contact NHP's Immunization Clinic at 505-6257.

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CID changes command From CID PAO

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Navy Energy Action Month kicks off

Center for Information Dominance (CID) Commanding Officer Capt. Susan K. Cerovsky was relieved by Capt. Mau- From http://greenfleet.dodlive.mil/energy reen Fox at a change of October is Navy Energy Action Month, and the focus command and retirement is on “Energy Action = Mission Success.” ceremony at the atrium of The Navy is rolling out phase one of its “Energy Warthe National Naval Aviarior” multimedia campaign to drive home the value of ention Museum Sept. 26. ergy as a key enabler of the mission and Sailors’ day-to-day work. In September, the Navy launched an app called “Energy Warrior” that can be downloaded for free from iTunes and the GooglePlay store. The app highlights the efforts of Sailors and other naval personnel who are taking innovative steps to conserve energy, lead behavioral change, and get the maximum warfighting punch out of every gallon. The current app can be downloaded and installed for free on Mac and Android tablets. Capt. Maureen Fox Related videos are posted on an Energy Warrior playlist on the U.S. Navy YouTube Fox is a native of New channel. Short summary videos are being provided to Castle, Del. She was Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS) commissioned as a genchannels and can be viewed aboard ships via Direct-toeral unrestricted line offiSailor (DTS). cer upon graduation from Videos in this version of the app include profiles of the United States Naval Academy in 1991. Following her graduate work at the Defense Intelligence College, she was designated a Naval Intelligence Officer in 1993. A qualified Information Dominance Corps (IDC) officer, she has served in numerous joint, afloat and shore operational intelligence assignments. Significant afloat assignments include Intelligence Systems officer, USS Nimitz (CVN 68); deputy chief of staff for

Navy photographers return to Bldg. 1500 ... (Above) Naval Air Station Pensacola Executive Officer Cmdr. David Jasso speaks to members of the National Association of Naval Photography Sept. 26 during a tour of the Walter L. Richardson Building, Bldg. 1500. The building, which was renovated in 2011, was formerly the U.S. Naval Schools of Photography. It was renamed earlier this year in honor of Richardson, (left) who became the Navy’s first official photographer in 1914. The tour was part of a weekend reunion at Pensacola Beach to celebrate 100 years of naval photography. Photo by Janet Thomas

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Navy commands celebrate flexible and innovative work From Chief of Naval Personnel

WASHINGTON (NNS) – Navy commands recognized for their flexible workplace practices are sharing their methods with the fleet to help leaders provide the best opportunity for developing and retaining Sailors and civilian employees. Nine Navy commands, including NAS Pensacola’s Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), were honored with the When Work Works Award, which highlights organizations across the country for creating effective workplaces

for employee and employer. The commands have utilized a variety of practices to enhance morale and productivity, including an emphasis on providing telework opportunities, initiatives to support health and fitness, and an emphasis on supporting career goals for individuals. The recipients of the When Work Works Award were announced in August, and as commands get ready for the 2015 application cycle, leaders are sharing what worked to help them develop their talented teams. “Award winners, like Naval Sta-

tion Great Lakes, are recognized for their command accomplishments along with their ability to help Sailors set and attain their professional and personal goals outside of work,” said Lt. Francis (Shannon) Sweeney, Life-Work Balance lead, Plans and Policy, Chief of Naval Personnel Office of Diversity and Inclusion. “That includes college courses, obtaining degrees, United Services Military Apprenticeship Program certification, or community involvement. When command triads can accomplish the mission and be flexible enough to support Sailors’ other pursuits, that is a win for the Navy.”

Fire Prevention Week Oct. 5-11 Commentary by Craig Lewis Fire Prevention Chief Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast Capt. Susan K. Cerovsky

intelligence, Commander, Amphibious Strike Group Three aboard USS Peleliu (LHA 5) and USS Boxer (LHD 4); and plank-owning N2 for Carrier Strike Group 1 aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). She has conducted multiple extended combat deployments at sea supporting every United States numbered

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As we kick off Fire Prevention Week 2014 (Oct. 5-11) Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast (F&ESGC) wants to remind you of the importance of testing your smoke detectors. I cannot stress this enough; if you have to replace your battery due to it being low and causing that annoying beep every few minutes, don’t take out the battery until you have the

replacement – it could save your life. For the month of October, the F&ESGC Fire Prevention Office will be doing training of various types such as fire drills, live fire training, briefings and classes, fire station tours for individual families or groups and other events. Come by and tour the children’s fire safety house and learn what to do in the event of a fire. Check Gosport throughout the month of October for more fire safety articles. To set up a class or other training, call the Fire Prevention Branch at 452-2898.

The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) in Orlando has won the When Work Works Award for two years in a row. “As the Navy’s primary center for advanced training simulation, we are always seeking better and faster ways to accomplish our mission for the warfighter,” said Capt. Wes Naylor, NAWCTSD commanding officer. “We learn from experience and experiments, we focus on innovation, effectiveness, and performance, and we are open to changing our assumptions and developing new approaches to

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‘All hands’ live Oct. 7 NavAdmin 219/14

In celebration of the Navy’s 239th birthday, the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) will hold a worldwide all hands call Oct. 7 at noon. The call will be televised on Direct-To-Sailor (DTS), the Pentagon Channel, and online without the chat function at www.navy.mil or with the chat function at www.livestream.com/usnavy. Questions may be submitted in advance for CNO and MCPON to answer live. Submissions should be emailed to socialmedia@navy.mil prior to and during the all hands call. Questions can also be posted during the all hands call via www. livestream. com/ usnavy. Personnel submitting questions should include their name, rank and command.

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fleet, directing operational intelligence support to missions as varied as combat strike in Iraq and Afghanistan, counterpiracy in the Gulf of Aden, theater engagement in South America, power projection in the Pacific, and disaster response in Haiti. Ashore, Fox served as Defense Intelligence Agency’s congressional liaison to the House Permanent Select Committee for Intelligence; executive assistant to the director for intelligence on the Joint Staff; intelligence liaison to deputy director for regional operations, Joint Staff J3; director for intelligence, Tactical Training Group, Pacific; senior analyst and intelligence briefer, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Bahrain; deputy director, Maritime Intelligence Operations Center, Commander, Third Fleet; intelligence systems and training officer, Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet, Intelligence Readiness Cell; and instructor, Fleet Intelligence Training Center; and force intelligence officer for Commander, Naval Special Warfare. Fox’s awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four gold stars) and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four gold stars.)

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Escambia schools awarded $1.6 million grant Monies will bolster academic achievement and wellness at four schools From Kim Stefansson Public Relations Coordinator

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) recently awarded a $1.6 million grant to the Escambia County School District. Brown Barge Middle School, as well as Hellen Caro, Blue Angels and Pleasant Grove elementary schools will share the funds, which are designated to be spent over a three-year time frame. Each school will utilize grant monies to improve academic achievement and overall student wellness in a variety of initiatives that include greater infusion of Energy from page 1

FCC Christopher Roberts, who started a competition aboard USS Benfold (DDG 65) that is optimizing shipboard energy use; retired Marine Corps infantry officer Eric McElvenny, who helps retired military personnel transition to energy-related careers through the Troops to Engineers/Energy Systems Technology Evaluation (ESTEP) Program; and Matt Schreck, energy program manager for Fleet Readiness Center Southwest, who is seeking ways to reduce energy waste to better support the warfighter on the front lines. The app also provides facts about worldwide energy use, U.S. oil production, and Navy’s ongoing energy projects that are supportive of the Secretary of

technology into classroom instruction, enhanced physical education instruction, afterschool mathematics and science enrichment, and student-maintained community gardens. Students will also be provided opportunities to attend week-long summer camps onboard the National Naval Aviation Museum’s Flight Adventure Deck and the National Flight Academy – both housed aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Since 2010, the ongoing partnership between the DoDEA and the Escambia County School District has infused almost $4 million into eight area schools that serve a significant

the Navy and Chief of Naval Operations energy goals. “Energy isn't something most of us walk around thinking about every day – we just power up our equipment and get to work,” said Rear Adm. Kevin Slates, director of the Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division. “This app and related videos can help our Sailors and civilians understand how truly critical energy is, both to our daily jobs and to enable combat capability through greater distance, increased time on station, and the ability to carry more and new payloads.” Plans are underway for additional video profile interviews for a future version of the app. Commands with innovative energy projects, people, and ideas are encouraged to contact the

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solve problems.” Naylor adds that a focus on balance with at home and work life makes their Sailors and civilian employees happier and more productive. Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Lemoore, Calif., and Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) have won the award two out of the past three years. The nine commands that were recognized

portion of the school district’s military-connected students. DoDEA grant funds are used to promote student achievement; support the unique needs of military students, improve educator professional development, and integrate technology in schools and classrooms. “Because of our district’s partnership with the DoDEA, several of our military-connected schools have had the opportunity to further expand student interest in science and mathematics. This achievement has been made possible through the DoDEA grant,” said Malcolm Thomas, superintendent of Escambia County School District.

Navy’s energy team at energywarrior@navy.mil. For additional information,

for 2014 are: • Naval Education and Training Command (NETC); • Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio; • Naval Sea Logistics Center, Mechanicsburg, Pa; • Naval Station Great Lakes, Great Lakes, Ill; • Afloat Training Group Middle Pacific, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; • Naval Air Warfare Center Training Sys-

visit the Energy Warrior page at http://greenfleet.dodlive.mil/energy/energywarrior.

tems Division, Orlando; • Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC), Lemoore, Lemoore, Calif; • NOSC – Shreveport, Bossier City, La; • Submarine Learning Facility, Norfolk, Va. For more information on Navy Life-Work Balance efforts, visit http://www. public. navy.mil/ bupers-npc/ support/21st_Century_Sailor/Pages/default.aspx. For more news from Chief of Naval Personnel, visit www.navy.mil/local/cnp/.

★ Thanking Those Who Serve Us ★ U.S. Navy Birthday Oct. 13 D a t e s i n A m e r i c a n N ava l H i s t o r y : O c t . 3 - 9 From http://www.history.navy.mil

Oct. 3: 1955 – USS Saipan (CVL 48) begins disaster relief at Tampico, Mexico rescuing people and delivering supplies. Operations ends Oct. 10. 1962 – Launch of Sigma 7 (Mercury 8) piloted by Cmdr. Walter M. Schirra Jr., In a mission lasting nine hours and 13 minutes, he made six orbits at an altitude up to 175.8 statute miles at 17,558 mph. Recovery by USS Kearsarge (CVS 33). Oct. 4: 1821 – Lt. Robert F. Stockton sails from Boston for Africa to carry out his orders to help stop the international slave trade. 1943 – Aircraft from USS Ranger sink five German ships and damage three in Operation Leader, the only U.S. Navy carrier operation in northern European waters during World War II. 1991 – USS Arkansas, USS Sioux, USS Aubrey Fitch and Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Six rescue personnel on merchant ships in three different rescue operations in the Arabian Sea. 1998 – U.S. and Algierian navies conduct first bilateral exercise since Algerian independendence in 1962.

Oct. 5: 1863 – Confederate David seriously damages USS New Ironsides with a spar torpedo off Charleston, S.C. 1913 – Trial of OWL, Navy’s first amphibian flying boat. Oct. 6: 1884 – Department of the Navy establishes the Naval War College at Newport, R.I. 1940 – Fourth group of eight U.S. destroyers involved in Destroyers for Bases Deal are turned over to British authorities at Halifax, Canada. 1943 – In night Battle of Vella Lavella, three U.S. destroyers attack nine Japanese destroyers to stop evacuation of Japanese troops from Vella Lavella., Solomon Islands. 1958 – USS Seawolf (SSN 575) completes record submerged run of 60 days, logging more than 13,700 nautical miles. 1997 – NASA astronaut Cmdr. Wendy B. Lawrence returns from mission of STS-86: Shuttle-Mir 7 when Atlantis docked with Mir Space Station. The mission began Sept. 25. Oct. 7: 1864 – USS Washusett captures Confederate raider CSS Florida in harbor of Bahia, Brazil.

1975 – President Gerald Ford signs law allowing admission of women into service academies. 2001 – Operation Enduring Freedom begins with carrier air strikes, and ship and submarine Tomahamk strikes. Oct. 8: 1812 – Boat party under Lt. Jesse D. Elliott captures HMS Detroit and Caledonia in Niagara River. 1950 – First Marine Division commences embarkion at Inchon for landings at Wonsan, Korea. 1961 – USS Tulare (AKA 112) and USS Princeton (CVS 7) rescue seamen from an American and a Lebanese merchant ship, which were aground on Kita Daita Jima. Oct. 9: 1873 – Lt. Charles Belknap calls a meeting at the Naval Academy to establish the U.S. Naval Institute for the purpose of disseminating scientific and professional knowledge throughout the Navy. 1942 – First three schools for enlisted WAVES open. 1945 – Parade in New York City honors Fleet Adm. Chester W. Nimitz and 13 other Navy and Marine Corps Medal of Honor awardees. 1945 – Typhoon hits Okinawa, damaging many Navy ships.

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Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Keith Hoskins Public Affairs Officer — Patrick J. Nichols The Gosport nameplate pays homage to the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011: the Centennial of Naval Aviation, or CONA. The image on the left side of the nameplate depicts Eugene Ely taking off in a Curtiss pusher bi-plane from the USS Pennsylvania Jan. 18, 1911. While Ely had taken off from the USS Birmingham two months earlier after his plane had been loaded on the ship, the USS Pennsylvania event was the first time a plane landed on and then took off from a U.S. warship.

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Getting hired can be challenging for military veterans By Lida Citroën Principal, LIDA360

Companies are starting to loosen the stronghold on hiring freezes initiated when the economy was plummeting. Yes, as hiring managers and recruiters across the country seek to find talent, a highly untapped and ready workforce awaits employment. Currently, there are roughly 163,000 unemployed post-9/11 veterans and more than 600,000 unemployed veterans overall. These individuals are the beneficiaries of more than $130 billion in training, education and skill building from the U.S. government. Why aren’t hiring managers recruiting veterans? There is a disconnect between veterans and civilian hiring managers, and it goes both ways. Veterans overwhelmingly leave military service unprepared and unarmed with the tools to position themselves as viable candidates to civilian companies, and hiring managers are unskilled and untrained in how to recruit military veterans. The challenges include: • Reading the resume: Hiring managers often lack training to read and understand a military resume. What does being an E-6 mean? What does it mean that you did Command

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and Control Battle Management Operations in the Air Force, and how is it relevant for the position I’m recruiting for? • Inability to sell themselves: In the military culture, the focus is on mission, unit, and the person next to you, not on you. Self-promotion and selffocus are unacceptable and discouraged. Therefore, when veterans leave service, they struggle when answering questions such as, “Tell me about a success you had that you are most proud of.” To the veteran, this would mean being disloyal. To the hiring manager, not getting an answer is frustrating and suspicious. • PTSD: Civilian media has not done an adequate job of educating the public about PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the numerous other challenges former military live with after service. • Skills not transferrable: Without a clear outline of which military skills translate to which civilian job responsibilities, it may be unreasonable to expect

that hiring managers with no military experience can understand how someone who worked front lines in the infantry can lead their IT staff through a new project. Or, how a combat medic is qualified to hold a sales position in their pharmaceutical company. • Fit in the organization: Hiring managers seek skills, experience, and talent in recruiting new employees, and they look for cultural fit as well. The perception that a military veteran is used to barking orders, meeting high-stress timelines, and putting feelings aside for execution on mission can deter recruiters from evaluating a veteran candidate. So what can the veteran employee bring to the organization? Veterans see their work as a career, not a job. After years of service, sometimes multiple deployments, and sacrifice of family and friends, veterans transition to a civilian career with little more than a week or two of preparation. It is no wonder that veterans struggle with articulating, positioning, and marketing their value to civilian employers. I have worked with several hundred former and transitioning veterans to help them articulate their value so managers

will be able to see the benefit of engaging and hiring them. Here are some of the key reasons to hire a veteran: • Problem solving – The training veterans received in service is the ultimate in problem solving. They are trained to think creatively and to not be deterred by obstacles. Where their civilian counterpart might stop in the face of a challenge, the veteran will persevere until a resolution is identified. For employers that seek independent thinkers, solution-oriented team leaders, and focused employees, veterans are the ideal candidate. • Loyalty – When attrition accounts for a great deal of corporate revenue loss, and the costs to replace one employee are very high, having a workforce that is selective and then loyal is of high value. Veterans are taught that loyalty is admirable. This makes them tremendous assets to organizations that seek leaders to help manage risk, high performing teams, and critical initiatives where loyalty and followthrough will produce valued results. • Credentials – After service, many veterans enter the job market with advanced credentials and clearances. For companies in industries where a

background check or government security clearance – such as banking, information technology, and healthcare – are requirements, this is a direct cost savings. • Adaptability – The veteran could be an ideal candidate for a position with vague goals and boundaries, where cross-functional objectives compete for resources, or where global pressures require quick responses, while keeping longterm vision in mind. • Mentoring – The day a new recruit enters the military, they are met with a peer who walks them through the process – from where to get supplies, to what to expect in boot camp and where they should sit in the mess hall. Mentoring is a huge part of the military culture and veterans carry this belief with them after service. Companies seeking team leaders and employees who will enlist support for their goals and encourage other employees are smart to hire veterans. Lida Citroën is a principal of LIDA360, a consulting firm. She regularly presents programs to teach transitioning veterans how to understand their value and how to market themselves to future employers. For more information,go to www.yournext missionbook.com.

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Maintainers help close out last chapter in T-39 Sabreliner history Commentary by Cmdr. Taylor Brownlie

On Sept. 30, L-3 communications/Logistics Solutions moved the T-39 Sabreliner over to the “sundown” inactive list. She joins many other proud aircraft which have served the training command and Navy so well. The T-39 may be retiring, but forgotten she will never be. She won’t be forgotten by the aviators, instructors, or students who flew her. And she won’t be forgotten by those who kept her flying for 51 years. The true heroes behind this success story: the maintenance personnel. As of Sept. 30, the engines are silent. The fuel trucks won’t be racing to meet every landing aircraft. The line personnel including Les Pelton, Romeo Meyer and Norm Edwards won’t be eagerly awaiting the landing of an aircraft. The tower controllers won’t be clearing another Sabreliner for the break, carrier break or otherwise; and only a memory of those good men and women who so professionally maintained the Sabreliner will remain. Now your T-39 Sabreliner is retired. Both man and machine have both earned it after 51 years, but only the machine will get the rest. It is the end of an era. An era without equal. The L-3 maintenance expertly managed by program manager Ron Hudson and site managers Mike Neri and Dean-o Fournier have put the final touches on a most memorable chapter in the history of the training command. And they gave it its due respect and reverence. As we send her away to the place she will retire, we take a moment to remember her service and those who made it possible. Sabreliners were not young airplanes. The youngest was aircraft No. 08 (BuNO 165516), and she was a 1965 baby. She had her mid-life crisis just before she flew to the desert, as if she

just was not ready to retire. She wanted to remain with the maintenance team that kept her flying, free from corrosion in the corrosion-intense Pensacola weather. She didn’t want to go. She wanted us to remember that she was the one aircraft at the “sundown” ceremony. No other T-39s were there, but she was. She wanted us to know that while she was the youngest, she was not young. Her air-to-air radar was not ready to be shut down. She was well-maintained, and she thought that she was younger than she really was. Those maintenance personnel were her secret. They kept her looking young and feeling younger. She was an ageless machine. Nameless she wasn’t. Nor were the professionals who cared for her during the years. Distinguished professionals including Forrest Sutton and Chuck Kneemiller. The success of the T-39 program required commitment at all levels, and in L-3 Communications/Logistics Solutions, that commitment was there. It was there from the highest level of leadership to the maintenance personnel who cared for these majestic flying machines. It was elegantly said by the chief pilot, Pieter VandenBergh, a 15 year veteran of the T-39 program: “The most rewarding aspect of this job to me is the privilege of working with a very talented and experienced maintenance department led by maintenance manager Chuck Kneemiller. I was always impressed with how they followed established written procedures and were pro-active in their aircraft trouble-shooting.” The challenges of a “sundown” program are many. Reductions in manpower and procurement of parts and equip-

T-39 Sabreliner No. 08 carries the names and hand written messages of those involved with the program as it prepares to enter long-term storage at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona. Photo by Corinna Brownlie

ment dictated that the maintenance team build efficiencies into their processes as they continued to divest the aircraft and drawdown in manpower and skill sets while operating at surge pace until the very end of the program; a delicate balance of operations, maintenance and logistics. Resourceful and experienced maintenance professionals including Scott Leighty, Ted Rhodes, Walt Tallman, Pete Morris, Dennis Wa g g o n e r , Leigh Rode, Davy Monroe, Victor Dixon, Willey Sorrells, Tommy Strahan, Carol Cristea and Glenn Taylor served as crucial elements to the success of the “sundowning” mission, ensuring only safe and full-mission capable aircraft were launched. Their extensive near 30-year experience made them masters of all aircraft systems, not just one. Versatility was the name of the game. One day they would work the engines and flight controls, the next day hy-

draulics, avionics, and the APG63 F-16 radar. The cycle began every morning with the standard checks. The maintenance team worked as a team and cared for the Sabreliner as a team. They knew the personnel who flew the Sabreliner. They talked with them. They visited with them. They knew that their very lives were in their hands. They cared for every aircraft as if the lives of those officers depended on it, which they did. One of the more senior and last pilots to fly the Sabreliner, Russ Early, put it well when he said, “There is an enormous amount of trust we have in our plane captains and troubleshooters. Their dedicated attention to detail is critical to the safe execution of every mission we fly in support of the U.S. Navy, and we could not do it without them.” From the Gray Eagles pilots: “L-3 Maintenance, you have been professionals to the end and have honored yourselves, and from every proud sabre pilot who has worn the Gray Eagles patch, we bid you congratulations on a job well

done. Go with the knowledge that you truly are the best of the best. You have done it all with style and grace under pressure as we say goodbye to a dear old friend that was captured so well at the sundown ceremony. You have done it with class, and you have our sincere gratitude. It is the product of professionalism, dedication and commitment of the highest level. You have been a class act.” From the skipper of VT-4, Cmdr. Sam “Smokey” White, the last T-39 CO in the Navy: “It has been a privilege to work with the pilots and maintenance professionals who flew and maintained this aircraft. The T-39 has touched so many lives during its long and distinguished service to our nation, and it could not have been done without you. You have made my tour as the last skipper of a T-39 squadron a most memorable and enjoyable one. I thank you. The Warbucks of VT-4 thank you. My wife, Robin, said it best after watching the aircraft fly away for the last time when she said, ‘there won’t be another one of these.’ Fair winds and following seas.”

Remembering ‘The Forgotten Mechanic,’ a tribute - author unknown “Through the history of world aviation many names have come to the fore. Great deeds of the past in our memory will last, as they’re joined by more and more. “When man first started his labor in his quest to conquer the sky he was designer, mechanic and pilot and he built a machine that would fly but somehow the order got twisted, and then in the public’s eye the only man that could be seen was the man who knew how to fly. “The pilot was everyone’s hero; he was brave, he was bold, he was grand, as he stood by his bat-


tered old biplane with his goggles and helmet in hand. To be sure, these pilots all earned it, to fly you have to have guts. “And they blazed their names in the hall of fame on wings with bailing wire struts. “But for each of these flying heroes there were thousands of little renown, and these were the men who worked on the planes but kept their feet on the ground. “We all know the name of Lindbergh, and we’ve read of his flight of fame. But think, if you can, of his maintenance man, can you remember

his name? “And think of our wartime heroes, Gabreski, Jabara and Scott. Can you tell me the names of their crew chief? A thousand to one you cannot. “Now pilots are highly trained people, and wings are not easily won. “But without the work of the maintenance man, our pilots would march with a gun. So when you see mighty Sabreliner aircraft, as they mark their way through the air, the greased-stained man with a wrench in his hand is the man that put them there.”



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NHP: Medical referral process made easy Story, photo by Jason Bortz NHP Public Affairs


s robust as the services available at Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) are, TRICARE Prime beneficiaries may at times be referred to a specialist outside of the hospital. It’s important that TRICARE beneficiaries understand the referral process to avoid unnecessary delays with care and potential costs. First and foremost, NHP has the privilege to see all beneficiaries enrolled at the hospital prior to referring them to a civilian provider for specialty care such as physical therapy, orthopedic surgery and dermatology. TRICARE Prime Network beneficiaries with a civilian primary care manager who reside within 60 minutes of NHP may also be referred to the hospital for specialty care. If the hospital has the capacity to perform the services in an appropriate amount of time, it is best for beneficiaries to be seen at NHP. “It is in the best interest of our patients to receive as much care here as possible,” said Cmdr. Kedric Webster, director of surgical services, NHP. “The staff here is all part of the military family, so we understand and know our patients

best. Plus, all of the specialty clinics have direct access to a patient’s primary care manger if they are enrolled here. The staff of the specialty clinics work side by side with the primary care managers to coordinate the appropriate care needed for our patients.” For services that require surgery, such as orthopedics, NHP is equipped with stateof-the-art operating rooms and has highly-trained staff who can perform a variety of services. “Military doctors get the same board certification training that civilian doctors get,” said Webster, “but military doctors and surgeons also bring a plethora of education and knowledge that they have acquired from multiple locations throughout their careers. We work together as a team to provide the best care possible to our patients.” If the hospital is unable to perform a service, beneficiaries will receive a referral to a TRICARE approved provider

HM1 Taj Herbert with Naval Hospital Pensacola’s Physical Therapy Department provides care to a patient Sept. 4. Physical therapy is one of several specialty services that TRICARE beneficiaries may receive a referral for at NHP.

and all referrals must be preapproved by TRICARE. TRICARE beneficiaries who see a civilian provider without an authorization could be charged a $300 deductible and 50 percent of the cost of the visit. Once a beneficiary receives a referral, it is the responsibility of the beneficiary to manage the referral, which could include multiple approved visits. If the approved number of visits expires, beneficiaries need to contact their primary care manager or Medical Home Port Team to request

additional appointments. Referral requests can take up to 10 business days to be approved by TRICARE and beneficiaries need to wait for the referral to be approved before continuing care. “When a beneficiary is granted a referral from their PCM for a specialist outside of Naval Hospital Pensacola, they will receive a letter in the mail from TRICARE explaining the referral,” said Lt. Carlos Linomontes, department head for utilization management, NHP. “The letter will contain who the referral is

with and how many appointments can be made with that referral. It is important that beneficiaries read and understand the letter to avoid confusion. If they have questions about their referral, they can contact their Medical Home Port Team, PCM, TRICARE or our Health Benefits Office.” Referral tracking can be done through www.tricareonline.com or by calling TRICARE at 1 (800) 444-5445. The Health Benefits Office at NHP can also assist and is available at 505-6709.



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Hispanic heritage luncheon spices up atrium By Ens. Kim Mahoney NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs


he Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) Diversity Committee hosted its Hispanic heritage luncheon Sept. 24 in the atrium. This celebration of Hispanic heritage was part of Whiting Field’s participation in National Hispanic Heritage Month – a “month” that spans from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 to encompass the range of independence days observed by Hispanic and Latin American nations. The theme of this year’s luncheon was, “Hispanics: A legacy of history, a present of action and a future of success.” The luncheon opened with remarks from AC2 Mario Santis, who has led the NASWF Diversity Committee for two years. Cmdr. Eric Seib, NASWF operations officer, told a short history of the month’s origins

At NASWF’s Hispanic heritage luncheon Sept. 24, the best-dressed attendee at the luncheon, Aimara Gonzalez, owns the dance floor as she dances to Latin music. Her mother, AC3 Naysha Gonzalez, watches and learns. Photo by Lt. j.g. Robert Provencher

and encouraged guests to embrace the heritage and pass on their family histories to generations to come. The luncheon included Hispanic theme plates and desserts that were cooked by the NASWF Diversity Committee members. Each table hosted a fact sheet of the history of a Hispanic or Latin American nation, and

the atrium was decorated with the flags of those same nations. Latin music played in the background as Aimara, the daughter AC3 Naysha Gonzalez, danced to the music. The luncheon was an informative way to share a piece of Hispanic heritage with guests from around the base.

Chaplain’s office ‘date night’ a tonic for relationships By Ens. Kim Mahoney NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs


he Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) chaplains’ office gave a new meaning to romantic comedy at the first base-sponsored date night. Sixty couples attended the fledgling event to enjoy an evening out and listen to comedian Michael Smalley’s musings about relationships. Hemingway’s Island Grill hosted the inaugural date night, allowing the beachfront restaurant to set the tone for a brisk, two-hour romantic getaway. A diverse range of couples attended, including petty officers, instructor pilots and flight students; some married and others just getting to know each other. The attendees all had one thing in common though, uncertainty of what to expect from the night. That uncertainty was quickly replaced with relaxation as they happily engaged in conversation with other couples at their table and laughed out loud to Smalley’s anecdotes and jokes. “With our third child, Reese, on the way, we are usually busy parenting, so

we really appreciated an event that allowed us a night dedicated to marriage. The food was incredible and we ran into many old friends and even made some new ones,” said Air Force Capt. Nathan Chal, who attended the night with his wife, Caila. Smalley, a nationally renowned marriage counselor, uses comedy to get his message across with a lighthearted but informational method. As a licensed marriage and family counselor, Smalley speaks at high-profile events and has written several books on relationship building. Couples were given meaningful advice from a respected professional on topics that all military couples could understand.

Comedian Michael Smalley with wife, Amy Smalley.

“(Smalley) told some funny stories that emphasized the dynamics of how you make it through a stressful situation in a healthy way,” said Lt. Jason Hart, NAS Whiting Field Chaplain, who had the idea for the event. Hart praised Training Air Wing Five’s involvement in date night, crediting them with making it possible for Smalley to come speak by funding his performance. Their involvement speaks volumes for what warrants investment on base. Hart identified the need for healthy relationships as one of the biggest items that can improve the lives of NAS Whiting Field members.

“Families are the building block upon which we do our mission, if our families are not healthy or our relationships are not healthy, we cannot be our best for the mission,” Hart said. The chaplains’ office was thrilled by the outcome of date night and is pursuing other ideas to continue supporting relationship building. Hart’s next project is parents night out, which will be Oct. 18 from 5 to 9 p.m. The night gives parents access to free child care from local churches, giving parents an opportunity to do as they please with the comfort of knowing their children are in good hands. Hart hopes to make future date nights a monthly opportunity that couples can take advantage of. Couples expressed excitement on attending future events. “I was impressed that the command spent resources making relationships a priority. It was fun to get to include my boyfriend – who usually only gets to see the hard work side of flight school – in the social aspect of the military. I hope the wing continues to host date nights at least annually so that future students can enjoy a fun night out,” said Ens. Julia Freeburg, a flight student at NASWF.

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ROWWA meeting planned for Oct. 9 The Retired Officers’ Wives and Widows Association (ROWWA) will meet at 11 a.m. Oct. 9 at the Scenic Hills Country Club, 8891 Burning Tree Road. Membership is open to wives, widows and retired women officers of all military services. For luncheon reservations, call 995-4466. For membership information, call 292-9756.

Navy Ball golf tournament today The U.S. Navy 239th Birthday Ball Golf Tournament is scheduled for today, Oct. 3, at A.C. Read Golf Course. Entry fee is $180 for a team of four. Active-duty military must obtain command approval to play. Tournament is a four-person, 18-hole scramble with a noon shotgun start. For more information, contact AWOC Ryan Crate at 452-3949 or ryan.crate@navy.mil.

Two astronomy events scheduled Two events of interest to stargazers are scheduled for this weekend. The Escambia Amateur Astronomers will present a sidewalk astronomy day at the Pensacola Beach Gulfside Performance Pavilion starting at 6 p.m. today, Oct. 3. Astronomy lecturer, Dr. Clay Sherrod, will speak at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 4, in the Amos Auditorium at Pensacola State College. Sherrod of the Arkansas Sky Observatories will present his annual Science for the People lecture. The title of his the presentation is “One Million Earths,” a look at life and exoplanets. Clear skies permitting, a public stargaze will be conducted outside after the presentation. For more information, go to www.eaaa.net, or contact sponsor Wayne Wooten by phone at 4841152 or by e-mail at wwooten@pensacolastate.edu.

Road closed in Perdido Key area Gulf Islands National Seashore has closed a portion of the Perdido Key area road to all vehicle traffic to service the road. The last half-mile of the road will be closed through today Oct. 3 in order to remove sand from the road shoulders. This maintenance will improve conditions so that vehicles will be able to park on the road shoulders without obstructing the main roadway. For more information, call 934-2600 or go to www.nps.gov/guis.

Flight Academy offering fall program The National Flight Academy aboard NAS Pensacola has announced a new fall program, Adventure Saturday, which is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 11. Adventure Saturday is an introductory program designed for children in fourth-sixth grade. This program will allow students to explore the principles of flight and flight dynamics through simulated flight and paper airplanes. Students will also have the opportunity to fly the T-6 Texan II in NFA’s flight simulators. To register, e-mail info@nationalflightacademy.com by Oct. 9. Cost is $10 per child and is limited to the first 36 to register. Participants in the National Flight Academy program live aboard the virtual aircraft carrier, Ambition, and experience an immersive, aviation-based adventure featuring STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education. For more information, call 458-7836 or go to www.nationalflightacademy.com.

Screenings part of heath fair in Milton Free screenings and much more will be available at a health fair from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 8 in the L.I.F.E. Center, Bldg. 4000 at the Pensacola State College Milton campus, 5988 Highway 90. Health screenings include: a finger prick cholesterol screening with no fasting required, glucose screening, body mass index, pulmonary function test, hearing assessment, blood pressure, bone density, stroke risk analysis, breast cancer awareness and smoking cessation. Sponsored by PSC in partnership with Santa Rosa Medical Center and Sacred Heart Health Systems, the event is open to the community and includes information booths on cancer and stroke prevention and more. For more information, contact L.I.F.E. Center Coordinator Butch Branch at 850-484-4491.

Haunted Lighthouse dates announced The Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum will turn into a haunted lighthouse from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Oct. 24, Oct. 25, Oct. 30 and Oct. 31. The frightful event offers fun for the whole family. Children must be age 7 or older or 44 inches tall and be able to climb tower stairs unassisted. Costumes are encouraged, but keep in mind that appropriate clothes and shoes are needed for climbing safety. No reservations will be taken in advance. Admission is $6 for adults, and $4 for children. For more information, call 393-1561. Activities Office and the Naval Air Station Pensacola Fleet and Family Support Center. Representatives from the Veterans Administration, Naval Hospital Pensacola, TRICARE, Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Fleet and Family Support Center and the Retired Activities Office will be present to address issues and answer questions. For more information, call 452-5990.

Boy Scout golf tournament announced The Gulf Coast Council, Boy Scouts of America, has scheduled the 41st annual Jerry Pate Boy Scout Golf Tournament Oct. 30 at Pensacola Country Club. Players will enjoy a day of golf, food, prizes and fellowship with Pate on and off the course. The format is a four-man scramble. New this year is the “Troop Challenge Cup,” which will be presented to the top team made up of Boy Scout troop leaders and/or parents. For more information, go to www.gulfcoast council.org or call Spencer Page at 476-6336.

Nov. 8 festival to features crafts, cars Pine Forest United Methodist Church, 2800 Wilde Lake Blvd., has scheduled its 25th annual Arts and Crafts Festival and Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 8. The day features more than 150 arts, crafts and other vendors, food, children’s activities and live music. Free admission. Free parking. Door prizes. For more information, call 944-0170 or go to www.pineforestumc.org.

UWF offering Japanese courses UWF Continuing Education, in partnership with the UWF Japan Center, is offering Japanese courses and workshops throughout the fall 2014 semester. Courses will feature Japanese anime and cinema, calligraphy, conversational Japanese and sushi. Workshops are also planned on origami and Japanese crafts. Classes begin Oct. 14 and run through mid-November. For more information or to enroll, call 4737468 or go to ContinuingEd.uwf.edu.

Perdido Key presenting Oktoberfest German food, music, beer and family friendly entertainment will highlight Perdido Key’s fifth annual Oktoberfest from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 3 and from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 4 at Perdido Key Visitor Center, 15500 Perdido Key Drive, Admission is free. For more information, go to www.visitperdido.com.

NMCRS Budget for Baby class offered

Officials at the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) are offering Budget for Babies classes. Classes are scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 13 and Dec. 11 at Pensacola Naval Hospital. Attendees will need to check in at the hospital quarterdeck prior to the classes for directions to the classroom. For more information or to make reservations, call 452-2300.

Community groups announce cookout

Wreaths are now on sale for the Wreaths Across America ceremony at Barrancas National Cemetery. Wreath laying will begin at 9 a.m. Dec. 13 and the ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. To purchase a wreath, volunteer to place wreaths or obtain more information, call 512-7316 or email Wreaths4Barrancas@gmail.com.

Retired military seminar announced

Run for the Battleship announced

The 42st annual Gulf Coast Area Retired Military Seminar is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 18 at the Naval Aviation Schools Command auditorium, Bldg. 633. The event is sponsored by the Retired

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PSC program offers help to veterans The Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program at Pensacola State College helps prepare eligible veterans for entry into college by offering free, noncredited refresher courses. The program also helps veterans apply for financial aid and scholarships. Classes are available throughout the year. The Veterans Upward Bound office is located in Bldg. 6 at Pensacola State College. For more information or to set up an appointment to talk to a representative, call retired Navy Cmdr. Mark Nisbett at 484-2068.

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The Pensacola Community Arts and Recreation Association (PCARA) and the Pensacola Neighborhood Services are presenting the 21st annual Big Community Cookout, “Reclaiming Our Peaceful Community,” from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Fricker Community Center, 900 North F Street. There will be food and musical entertainment. For more information, call Leroy Williams at 2935345.

Wreaths on sale for Dec. 13 event

Drum and other military artifacts. Cost is $15 for early registration and $20 on the day of the event. Active-duty military pay no admission charge at Battleship Memorial Park. For more information or to register for the race online, go to www.productionsbylittleredhen.com/ raceinfo_s.asp?raceid=battleship14.

The Run For The Battleship is scheduled for Nov. 8 at Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile, Ala. Proceeds from the 5K run/walk will go to the restoration and maintenance of the USS Alabama, USS

Ford Model T Productions in association with Waffle House presents the hip hop opera dinner show: Pop’s Diner’s “Broken Pieces.” Enjoy your favorite Waffle House dinner with a show Nov. 8-9. Call (678) 777-5774 or visit http://ezregister.com/ promoters/2355/ to reserve a seat.

Rat Race 5K to be at Pensacola Beach Get out your sneakers and head over to Pensacola Beach at 9 a.m. Oct. 18 at for the Rat Race 5K Run/Walk. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Council on Aging of West Florida. Regular registration is $30 and includes race entry, a T-shirt and access to an after party. Registration for military and seniors is $20. A one-mile “walk and roll” option will also be part of the festivities. To register go to www.ratpackreunion.com or e-mail ratrace@coawfla.org.

Medieval Village plans spooky events The Halloween Haunted Castle and Evil Woods is scheduled Oct. 24 to Oct. 31 at Medieval Village located at Osprey Lane and Highway 64 near the I10 Wilcox Road exit in Robertsdale, Ala. The spooky fun will begin at dark. Activities include drive-in movies, a pumpkin patch tour, gypsy fortune tellers, a dark carnival sideshow and trickor-treating. Admission to the grounds is free. Admission to the hayride and haunted castle is $5 per person. Tickets are available at the gate. For more information, call 572-1407 or go to www.gcrf.us.

Coin collectors to meet Oct. 16

Members of the Pensacola Coin Collector Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant, 630 North Navy Blvd. The club will be holding elections for new board members. There also will be a presentation and a coin auction. There is no cost to attend unless you plan to have dinner. For more information, call Mark Cummings at 332-6491.

Shell Oil recruiter to visit NASP

A recruiter for Shell Oil will be attending the NASP TAP Career Fair at the NASP Conference Center, Bldg. 3249, from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 17. For operations and crafts/technician roles, Shell will be conducting two assessment testing sessions. Sessions 1 will be 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 16. in the TAP Classroom, Bldg. 741. Session 2 will be noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 17 at the NASP Conference Center. You can stop by speak with a Shell recruiter to sign up for testing or to get more information on Shell opportunities for transitioning military. You can also send an e-mail the military recruiter who will be attending the event at Mike.Roshaven@shell.com. To sign up for testing and to get a study guide, contact the Fleet and Family Support Center at 452-5609. For more information, go to www.shell.us/ military.

Engineering group plans breakfast The Pensacola Chapter of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) and the UWF Small Business Development Center have scheduled a Business Opportunities Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 24 at the Mustin Beach Club aboard NAS Pensacola. The featured speaker will be U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District Commanding Officer Col. Jon Chytka. Contracting representatives from NavFac Southeast and the Air Force are also scheduled to speak. All topics will be focused on small business opportunities with the federal government. The registration cost is $30 per person. For more information, contact pensacola.post@gmail.com or go to http://pensacola. same.org.

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month ‘Relationships should be respectful, safe and positive’ From NASP Fleet & Family Support Center

ctober is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Department of Defense theme this year is “Relationships should be respectful, safe and positive.”


Domestic violence is contrary to our military values and community standards and cannot be tolerated. All community members play a role in preventing domestic violence. Our community will have several events on Naval Air Station Pensacola throughout the month. These will include the “Know the signs” campaign, returning from last year and an expanded “Silent Witness” program. A collection of signs will be rotated among several locations on base. These signs feature messages showing warning signs that could indicate an unhealthy or even abusive relationship. These include “I feel like I am always walking on eggshells,” “He has all the power in this relationship,” “She said she would hurt herself if I leave her,” and “My friends worry about me in this relationship.” Controlling or abusive behaviors can come from males or females in same sex or opposite sex relationships, officer or enlisted and across all socio-economic backgrounds. Maintaining a healthy safe and fulfilling relationship requires motivation, commitment and ongoing work by both partners. Every couple faces relationship problems at some point. Working through problems in a healthy way can strengthen the relationship. The NAS Pensacola Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) has licensed clinical counselors who can provide services and

support to help couples build their relationship skills and work through common relationship problems. Relationships should be respectful. The foundations of a fulfilling and safe relationship are trust, mutual respect, and open communication. Healthy relationships don’t just happen. They take time, effort, and sometimes the outside help of professionals and concerned friends to develop. Relationships should be safe. Individual and family stress can escalate conflict and sometimes lead to domestic abuse. Abuse is never acceptable. Victims often are afraid to speak up for themselves. You can help. If you suspect abuse, take action. Offer to talk with the victim, refer them to the Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate or Favor House (a local domestic abuse shelter, 434-1177) or call local law enforcement. Relationships should be positive – for you and your children. Working through problems in a healthy way can strengthen a relationship; do it for your children and yourself. Children learn relationship skills by watching the people they know best. Set an example for your children by practicing healthy relationship skills with your spouse or partner. The FFSC’s Family Advocacy Program helps individuals, couples and families develop healthy relationship skills and address common relationship and parent-

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month... Naval Air Station Pensacola is joining other installations across the country and overseas in promoting awareness and prevention of domestic abuse during October. This year’s theme is “Relationships should be respectful, safe and positive.” (Above) During last October, a collection of signs, such as those seen above, were rotated across various locations on base. Part of the “Know the signs” campaign, these signs featured warning messages that could be indicators of an unhealthy or even abusive relationship. File photo by Kristy Malone ing challenges during every stage of life. When domestic violence occurs, the Family Advocacy Program supports victims and provides treatment for offenders. More information and resources are available at the National Domestic Violence Hotline. When violence is present

in the relationship, couples counseling may not be the best solutions. Victim safety is essential. Confidential information and support are available around the clock. Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at (800)799-7233 or visit www.thehotline.org to learn more.

October’s original ‘Day of Unity’ now stands for all victims of domestic violence From http://www.ncadv.org/

Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the first Day of Unity observed in October, 1981, by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). The intent was to connect battered women’s advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. The Day of Unity soon became a special week when a range of activities were conducted at the local, state and national levels. These activities were as varied and diverse as the

program sponsors but had common themes: mourning those who have died because of domestic violence, celebrating those who have survived and connecting those who work to end violence. In October 1987, the first Domestic Violence Awareness Month was observed. That same year the first national toll-free hotline was begun. In 1989, the first Domestic Violence Awareness Month commemorative legislation was passed by the U.S. Congress. Such legislation has passed every year since with NCADV providing key leadership in this effort. In October 1994, NCADV, in conjunction with Ms.

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magazine, created the “Remember My Name” project, a national registry to increase public awareness of domestic violence deaths. Since then, NCADV has been collecting information on women who have been killed by an intimate partner and produces a poster each October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, listing the names of those documented in that year. The Day of Unity is celebrated the first Monday in October. NCADV hopes that events in communities and regions across the 50 states will culminate in a powerful statement celebrating the strength of battered women and their children. For more, visit http://www.ncadv.org.

Notable quotes Wisdom: Moving forward “One is more desirable when loved, not feared.” – Robert M. Hensel “We can do not great things, only small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa “How very little can be done under the spirit of fear.” Florence Nightingale “The most important ingredient we put into any relationship is not what we say or what we do, but what we are.” – Stephen R. Covey “Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years.” – Simone Signoret “The trouble with wedlock is that there’s not enough wed and too much lock.” – Christopher Morley “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie




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UWF designated a 2015 Military Friendly School By Megan Prawdzik Gonzalez UWF Director of Communications


he University of West Florida (UWF) was recently designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Military Friendly Schools.com. “I am very pleased that UWF continues to be recognized as an institution who truly cares about their veteran students and families – because we do,” said Marc Churchwell, director of the

UWF Military and Veterans Resource Center. “With the growing military affiliated student population, currently almost 25 percent of the total population, the sort of support and customer

service UWF's Military & Veterans Resource Center provides military, veteran students and their families is increasingly important. I am confident the MVRC will continue to provide this level of assistance, as it is a center truly run by veterans to serve veterans, and we do it very well.” The Military Friendly Schools designation is awarded to the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students and to dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation. The methodology used for mak-

ing the Military Friendly Schools list has changed the student veteran landscape to one much more transparent, and has played a significant role over the past six years in capturing and advancing best practices to support military students across the country. The survey captures more than 50 leading practices in supporting military students and is available free of charge to the more than 8,000 schools approved for Post-9/11 G.I. Bill funding. As in past years, the 2015 Military Friendly Schools results were independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and

methodology developed by Victory Media with input by its independent Academic Advisory Board. Now in its sixth year, the Military Friendly Schools designation, managed by Victory Media, is the premier, trusted resource for post-military success. Military Friendly provides service members transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities. For more information about the university’s commitment to attracting and supporting military students, visit http://uwf. edu/offices/military-veteran-resource-center/.

A-OK Award at Navy Exchange (NEX) Pensacola Mall ... Alexis Lauren Satterwhite, center, was selected as the 2014 Navy Exchange Enterprise A-Okay Award recipient. The A-OK Student Reward Program is NEX’s way of supporting students in the military community by rewarding hard work and good grades. Since its inception, the A-OK Student Reward Program has awarded more than $600,000 in Series EE U.S. savings bonds and monetary awards with the help of generous vendor partners. This is the third consecutive year for the recipient of this award to be a NEX Pensacola Mall shopper. The NEX Pensacola Mall’s General Manager Steve Foster, right, along with NASP XO Cmdr. David Jasso, left, presented the award certificate, a gold medal and check for $1,500 to Satterwhite, pictured with her parents and sister Sept. 19. For more on the NEX A-OK Student Reward Program, go to http:// www. my navy exchange. com/ nex/ enterprise-info/ a-ok-students. Photo by Randi Kirchberg

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October’s history lessons cover atomic bomb, ghosts Story, photo from www.historicpensacola.org

October is a busy month at the Historic Pensacola Village and the T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum. Visitors can learn about the atomic age and hear a variety of scary stories. • The traveling exhibition “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living with the Atomic Bomb, 19451965” is on display at the T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum. The exhibit, which opened Sept. 2 and continues through Oct. 20,

features more than 75 original objects from the atomic era, plus largescale graphics, radio

broadcasts and film. The exhibit explores the ways that Americans experienced the atomic threat as part of their daily lives in the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s. In association with the exhibit, Doug Watson of the Red Cross will present “Disaster Preparedness Then and Now” at 3 p.m. Oct. 11 in the first floor classroom of the J. Earle Bowden Building, 120 Church St. The presentation will trace how disaster preparedness during the atomic age has evolved into modern day preparedness, from

bomb shelters to today’s preparedness techniques. Refreshments will be served. • Another program “Death and Mourning in the Victorian Period” opened Oct. 1 and continues through Oct. 31. The program will be presented at 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Learn how Victorian families practiced specialized customs and rituals in accordance with social etiquette after the loss of a loved one. The program will be interpreted by a costumed guide dressed in period

and theme appropriate clothing. Sign up in person at the Tivoli High House, 205 East Zaragoza St. Tour limit is 25 people and visitors must sign up by 1:30 daily. The tour is included when you purchase a ticket for Historic Pensacola Village. • The 24th annual Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tours are scheduled for Oct. 17, Oct. 18, Oct. 24, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1. Walking tours include: Adults Only Redlight Tour, Ghastly Ghosts of North Seville, Murder and

Mayhem and Tragedy and Terror of South Seville. Or try the Trolley of the Doomed. Tours last an hour and 15 minutes. Walking tours depart at 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Trolley tours depart at 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Walking tour tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. Trolley tickets are $16 for adults and $8 for children 12 and younger. Tours go on rain or shine. No refunds. For more information, call 595-5985





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Story, artwork from www.Bayfest.com

BayFest is celebratings its 20th anniversary Oct. 3-5 with an expected crowd of more than 200,000 making merry in the streets of downtown Mobile. More than 100 live musical acts will be presented on multiple stages during the weekend. BayFest has become known for presenting an array of musical talent that appeals to a wide variety of audiences. The newest addition to the lineup is The Roots, a band known for its creative fusion of hip hop, jazz and neo-soul. Performers previously announced include Kid Rock, Alabama, Brantley Gilbert, Earth Wind & Fire, Jane’s Addiction, Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington, Foster the People, Ludacris, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Thompson Square, K Michelle, AFI, Amos Lee, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Blackberry Smoke, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Magic!, Pop Evil, All That Remains and Frankie Ballard. Here are some tips for attending the music festival: • Chairs are discouraged, but will be allowed in limited, designated areas only. • Wear lightweight clothes,

comfortable shoes, sunglasses, and sunscreen or a hat. • Specify a meeting place in case you get separated from your group. • Drink lots of fluids to stay hydrated over the weekend. • The festival will go on ... rain or shine. • After entering the festival site on any given day, you may leave and return by having your hand stamped at any gate on the way out. However, you can’t reenter the gate after 8 p.m. • For the safety of all festivalgoers and for the safety of your pet, no animals are allowed, except assistance animals.

Details • What: BayFest 2014. • Where: Mobile, Ala. • When: 6 p.m. to midnight a.m. today, Oct. 3; 2 p.m. to midnight, tomorrow, Oct. 4; and 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 5. • Cost: Weekend passes are $80. Some discounts may be available. Day passes $40 at the festival gates. Admission is free for children 12 and younger with a ticketed adult. • For more information: go to www.bayfest.com or call (251) 208-7835.

At the movies FRIDAY

“The Identical,” PG, 5 p.m.; “Chef,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “As Above, So Below,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “Let’s Be Cops,” R, 8 p.m.


“The Identical,” PG, noon; “As Above, So Below,” R, 5 p.m.; “The Judge,” R, 7:30 p.m. (free admission); “If I Stay,” PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “The Giver,” PG-13, 3 p.m.; “Let’s Be Cops,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “Chef,” R, 8 p.m.


“When the Game Stands Tall,” PG, noon.; “The November Man,” R, 2:30 p.m.; “As Above, So Below,” R, 5 p.m.; “Let’s Be Cops,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (3D), PG-13, noon; “The Giver,” PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “The Giver,” PG-13, 1 p.m.; “The Expendables 3,” PG-13, 3:30 p.m.; “Chef,” R, 6:30 p.m.


“Let’s Be Cops,” R, 5 p.m.; “The Giver,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “As Above, So Below,” R, 5 p.m.; “The Expendables 3,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.


“The Identical,” PG, 5 p.m.; “Let’s Be Cops,” R, 7:10 p.m.; “If I Stay,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Chef,” R, 7:30 p.m.


“Chef,” R, 5 p.m.; “The November Man,” R, 7:10 p.m.; “When the Game Stands Tall,” PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Let’s Be Cops,” R, 7:30 p.m.


“The Giver,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Expendables 3,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; “The November Man,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “As Above, So Below,” 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.naspensacola-mwr.com. • Air Show tickets: The 2014 NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show is scheduled for Nov. 7-9. Admission is free and guests can bring portable lawn chairs or blankets. Reserve or purchase seating options are available and tickets are on sale now. For more information, go to www.naspensacola A Friday Night a i r s h o w. c o m . MMA Fights event is scheduled for 7 p.m. Reservations for groups of 20 or Oct. 10 at the NATTC more are available, Hangar. Doors open call 452-6354. at 6 pm. The MMA • Haunting Fall fights presented by Festival: 4 p.m. to NASP MWR will fea9 p.m. Oct. 18, ture both professional Blue Angel Recreand amateur fighters. ation Park. Will The free event is feature costume open to all authorized contests, bounce MWR patrons and houses, Spider their guests. Food Mountain, carnival and beverages will be games, face paintavailable for puring and a hay ride. chase. (No outside Entry to the park is food or drinks should free for active duty be brought in.) For and their families more information, call and $5 per carload 452-3806, ext. 3100. for non-active duty. Games, air brush tattoos, face painting and food and beverage will be available for a minimal fee from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, call 453-6286. • Youth Flag Football and Cheerleading: Register through Oct. 24 at the NASP Youth Center. Open to children ages 4-14. Flag football is $50 (includes uniform and trophy) and cheerleading is $75 (includes cheerleading season for football and basketball November through March). Parents must complete training before registration. Coaches and squad leaders are always needed. For more information, call 452-3810. • Breast Cancer 5K: 8 a.m. Oct. 9 at Radford Fitness Center. Come support breast cancer awareness at the third annual Breast Cancer 5K. Registration is free. T-shirts are available for $12. Costumes highly encouraged. Register at the Radford Fitness Center. For details, call 452-9845. • Powder Puff Football Tournament: Register your team for the tournament to support breast cancer awareness. Register at Portside Fitness Center or call 452-7810. • Halloween Workouts: Join one of the horrifically themed workouts at the NASP fitness facilities. Functional Fitness Halloween Horror is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at Portside Fitness. Faster than a Broomstick Spin is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Radford Fitness Center. The Ghoul Spin is scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. 31 at Radford Fitness Center.

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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Fleet and Family Support Center

Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away. The SafeHelpline provides live crisis support and information by trained staff. Call (877) 9955247; go to www.SafeHelpline. org; or text: 55-247 CONUS; (202) 470-5546 OCONUS (may be additional charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. To access an unrestricted report, the victim can report to his/her chain-of-command, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR Victim Advocate (VA), SARC, and his/her CO shall commence an investigation. To access restricted reporting, the victim can disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care provider and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 VA, call 449-9231/2. To contact the SARC during working hours, call 452-5990, ext. 0; during and after working hours, call the SARC cell phone number at 554-5606.

The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Lunch and Latch: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 10. The New Parent Support group is hosting a breastfeeding forum for new and expectant parents. A lactation consultant from the Naval Hospital Pensacola will be present and information will be available. Refreshments will be served. Reservations encouranged. For more information, call 452-5609. • Time to move: If you want help with your PCS move stop by the FFSC. Move.mil assist workshops are available. For information or to reserve a seat, call 452-5609.

• AMVETS ... Understanding Your VA Benefits: Register for the next class with available seats. For more information, call 452-5609. • Personal Financial Management: A series of classes are offered ton topics such as car buying, using credit cards, developing a budget and how to build your savings. Seating is limited and reservations are required. For more information, call 452-5609. • First Time Dads Class: 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19. Caring for your baby can be scary at first. This class will provide you with tips and techniques to care for your newborn. For information or to register, call 452-5609.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach has volunteer opportunities including: • United Way Day of Caring: Oct. 10. One-day event matches volunteers with non-profit agencies. The work is varied: indoor, outdoor, painting, lawn care, supply drives and more. For information or to sign up to participate, contact NASP Community Outreach or e-mail SH2 Patricia Cooper at patricia.cooper@navy.mil. • Special Olympics: Year-round training and competition in Olympictype sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Coaches needed. • Pensacola Humane Society: 5 North Q St. Groom and exercise cats and dogs, clean cages and dog runs, process adoptions, feed animals, do laundry and help in office. Single vol-



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unteers can work at any time, groups need to set up a time. • Pensacola Habitat For Humanity: Building, painting and some clerical needs. Group assists lower income and/or disabled people by building and restoring homes. • Y.M.C.A.: Opportunities include: Working with youth sports teams; helping with housekeeping, landscaping and maintenance; providing clerical and administrative assistance; and supporting special events. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report any volunteer hours you work to receive due recognition. For more information on volunteer activities, call 452-2532 or e-mail the office at nasp_comm_outreach@navy.mil.

Worship schedule NAS Pensacola Protestant

are welcome. For more information, call 433-7311.

• Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Sunday School, all ages, 9 a.m. Sunday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Chapel choir, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Womenʼs Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge, second deck. • Bible study (for all), 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Bible study, 5 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center.

Latter Day Saints

Roman Catholic • Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the All Faiths Chapel. • Confessions: Scheduled 30 minutes before services.

Jewish • Bʼnai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., conducts services at 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday and military personnel

• Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. For NAS Pensacola worship information, call 452-2341.

NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, fellowship call vice conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, choir room vice sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Contemporary worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by fellowship at 7:30 p.m. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall.

Latter Day Saints • Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For NASP Corry Station worship information, call 452-6376.

NAS Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday.

Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For NASP Whiting Field worship information, call 623-7212.



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