Columbus Day safety message ... In a recent message, the NAS Pensacola Safety Department reminds personnel to take safety factors into consideration on the holiday. If traveling, don’t text and drive. Avoid speeding. Don’t drink and drive. Perform a good maintenance vehicle check. Plan your route and take frequent breaks. Wear proper protective equipment when operating all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, mopeds, scooters, skateboards or any personal watercraft. Always check the weather and the environment before any activity – and have a safe long weekend.
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Changes for TRICARE benefits slated By the Defense Health Agency
Changes are coming to your TRICARE benefit beginning Jan. 1, 2018. These changes will give you more benefit choices, improve your access to care, simplify cost shares and allow you to take command of your health. The best way for you to prepare now is to update your information in DEERS, sign up for TRICARE benefit updates and visit TRICARE Changes at www.tricare.mil/changes. Here are changes that you will need to know about: Region consolidation: Currently, there are three TRICARE
regions in the U.S.: North, South and West. The North and South regions will combine on Jan. 1, 2018 to form TRICARE East, while TRICARE West will remain mostly unchanged. Two new contractors, Humana Military and Health Net Federal Services, will administer these regions. This change will allow better coordination between the military hospitals and clinics and the civilian health care providers in each region. TRICARE Select: On Jan. 1, 2018, TRICARE Select will replace TRICARE Standard See TRICARE on page 2
CSADD 5K Color Run ... Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Aviation Support Equipment Technician “A” School Instructor AS1 Angela Adair congratulates NATTC students at the finish line of the NATTC Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) 5K Color Run Sept. 29 onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. More than 2,000 students registered for the run. Photo courtesy of CNATT Public Affairs
Navy College Program Afloat receives major upgrades By Ed Barker Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center (NETPDC) Public Affairs
As part of the continued transformation of the Navy’s Voluntary Education Program, the Navy College Program for Afloat College Education (NCPACE) Distance Learning (DL) has transitioned to individual enrollment Oct. 1 as announced in NAVAD-
MIN 243/17. The NCPACE DL courses are self-contained (no internet connectivity is required to complete the course), and are available at any time for eligible Sailors assigned to type two and type four sea duty. Sailors enroll using the new NCPACE DL application process available in the My Education Application module on the Navy College Program (NCP) website. A major change to the program is that all NC-
Raise your awareness of breast cancer in October By Jason Bortz Naval Hospital Pensacola Public Affairs Officer
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) is taking the opportunity to educate patients about the dangers of breast cancer and the importance of getting checked. According to the American Cancer Society, about 230,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 and approximately 40,000 died from it. Approximately 2,300 men were also diagnosed with breast cancer. “The most significant risk factors for breast cancer are being a woman and getting older,” said Michelle Wilkes, breast health specialist, NHP. “The best defense against breast cancer is early detection with a breast self-exam, clinical breast exam and a mammogram. Think of screening exams as an important gift for yourself and your loved ones.” A mammogram can often detect
PACE DL courses will now be funded using the same rate authorized for Tuition Assistance courses; $250 per semester hour (SH) or equivalent. Sailors may only receive funding for up to 16 SH or equivalent, per fiscal year through TA, NCPACE DL or any combination of the two. NCPACE DL courses now also require the same grade attainment standards as TA courses at all levels to avoid tuition reimbursement to the government. See NCPACE on page 2
TOPGUN at NAS Pensacola By Ashley Laliberty NASP PAO Intern
NAS Pensacola (NASP) recently welcomed the U.S. Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor (SFTI) program, TOPGUN, to conduct training over the next few weeks. Students from various squadrons are visiting NASP to participate in this 13-
week course. The rigorous training includes operating simulation aircraft; F/A-18 Hornets, Super Hornets and F-16 Fighting Falcons. Following the completion and graduation of the course, students complete the training See TOPGUN on page 2
A patient prepares for a mammogram Sept. 22 at Naval Hospital Pensacola. A mammogram can often detect breast cancer long before it can be felt.
breast cancer long before it can be felt and usually years before physical symptoms appear. If detected early, breast cancer treatment can be less invasive and more successful. Some warning signs of breast cancer include a lump in the breast or armpit, nipple discharge, any change in the size or shape of the See NHP on page 2
Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated onboard NAS Pensacola ... Local publisher Grace Resendez McCaffery (left) and NASP’s NCC Luis Diaz were guest speakers at the base’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, held Sept. 29 at the CPO Club. McCaffery spoke about the positive changes Hispanics have made in the area; Diaz told a moving account of his Cuban family’s success in the United States. Photos by Mike O’Connor
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Fire Prevention Week – Oct. 8-14 – kicks off Commentary from Craig Lewis Fire Prevention Chief Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast (F&ESGC)
“Every year in the second week of October we discuss fire prevention and ways to protect yourself and your family. I am happy to say that as far as the Navy goes, we have done very well in preventing fires and loss of life. “In local communities throughout the United States, it is a different story. It is sad to report that we average six to seven
deaths a week due to fire – this is an unacceptable number and even though it is down from 2014, when it averaged almost nine per day, it is far from good enough. “This is 2017 and with all the technology available – the various types of smoke and heat detectors, installed systems for residential and business to include residential / home sprin-
kler systems that are available – these numbers are still too high. “There are fire safety devices to fit every budget and, in many cities and counties, there are smoke detectors available for free which may be installed by the local fire department. “I would like you to take the time during this week and throughout this month to ask other family members and
friends if they have a working smoke alarm in their home, if not strongly encourage them to get one and not to delay – it could save their life and the lives of their family. “Let’s get back to the basics: • Have a working smoke detector and test it at least monthly – if it beeps, get a new battery before removing the old one. There have been many cases where people have not replaced the battery and it resulted in death – don’t be a statistic • Know and plan two ways out of your home and place of business
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and TRICARE Extra both stateside and overseas. Stateside, TRICARE Select will be a self-managed, preferred provider network option. You will not be required to have a primary care manager (PCM) and therefore you can visit any TRICARE-authorized provider for services covered by TRICARE without a referral. If you live overseas, TRICARE Overseas Program Select will be a preferred provider organization-styled plan that provides access to both network and non-network TRICARE-authorized providers for medically necessary TRICARE covered services. TRICARE Select adopts a number of improvements, including additional preventive care services previously only offered to TRICARE Prime beneficiaries. TRICARE Prime: TRICARE Prime is a managed care program option. An assigned PCM provides most of your care. When you need specialty care, your PCM will refer you to a specialist. Active-duty service members and their family members do not pay anything when referred to a network provider by their PCM. All others pay annual enrollment fees and network copayments. Enrollment: All current TRICARE beneficiaries will be automatically enrolled into plans on Jan. 1, 2018, as long as they are eligible. TRICARE Prime enrollees will remain in TRICARE Prime. TRICARE Standard and TRICARE Extra beneficiaries will be enrolled in TRICARE Select. During 2018, you can continue to choose to enroll in or change coverage plans. In fall 2018, TRICARE will introduce an annual open enrollment period. During this period, you will choose whether to continue or change your coverage for the following year. Each year, the open enrollment period will begin on the Monday of the second full week in November and run through the Monday of the second full week in December. Are you ready? Take action now. You can begin to prepare for the upcoming changes now by: • Signing up for a DS Logon • Updating your personal information in DEERS In the coming months, more information will be available at www.tricare.mil/changes. To stay informed, sign up for e-mail alerts. You can also get alerts by signing up for eCorrespondence in milConnect. By staying informed, you will be ready for a smooth transition with TRICARE.
“This is a significant upgrade to the NCPACE DL program that greatly increases the number of schools available to deployable Sailors,” said Lt. Cmdr. Nick Turner, deputy director of the Navy’s Voluntary Education Program. “We’re anticipating an increase in the number of schools involved and an increase in classes available at every level for our Sailors on sea duty.” Instructor-led (IL) NCPACE classes will continue to operate under contract support and NCPACE command coordinators will use the NCPACE section of the NCP website to select courses, pre-register Sailors and order courses. IL courses do not fall under the funding cap restrictions of TA and DL courses for Sailors. Sailors who have completed the training and met elNHP from page 1
breast or pain in the breast. While October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is important that women, and men, regularly check for lumps or abnormalities around their breasts. If something does not look or feel right, contact your physician or Medical Home Port Team as soon as possible. “Treatment is more successful and better tolerated the sooner it is started,” said Lt. Cmdr. Jada Leahy, a general surgeon at NHP. “You know your body best; if you find
• If you smell something burning or have an actual fire call 911 immediately • Sound the alarm: at home, yell to wake or alert the rest of the family. At work, pull the fire alarm to notify everyone • Every second does count. Do not hesitate: evacuate immediately and do not go back in for personal items “Over the next few weeks (F&ESGC) shall have other articles concerning you and fire safety. If you have any questions, would like to schedule a training event or briefing, call 4522898.”
igibility can now receive automated approval of TA and NCPACE DL requests for Academic Institutions (AI) who have uploaded their catalog of applicable courses into the AI module of the Navy College Management Information System. The NCP website has details and complete information. Full details on Voluntary Education Program updates, including NCPACE DL and IL, can be found in NAVADMIN 243/17. Visit the NCP website: www.navycollege.navy.mil to start the ashore or afloat education process, complete required training, submit a Help Request at the Assistance Center, initiate a Live Chat session, or review knowledge management articles. The NCVEC can be reached toll free 1-877-838-1659; DSN 492-4684, Monday-Friday 6 a.m. through 6 p.m.
something that doesn’t look or feel right, contact your physician and get it checked out.” If a patient is diagnosed with breast cancer, NHP has a certified breast cancer patient navigator available to assist with the treatment and recovery process. Wilkes, who was the first breast cancer navigator in Pensacola, will ensure beneficiaries receive everything they need, both physical and emotionally. “Fighting breast cancer is not just a physical battle, but an emotional one as well,” Wilkes said. “I am here, along with the staff at NHP, to
help those diagnosed with breast cancer through a very stressful event in their lives.” Throughout the month of October, NHP will be posting facts and information about breast cancer on its Facebook page. The hospital will also be hosting several events throughout the month of October to raise awareness on breast cancer including a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Oct. 20 at 11:30 a.m. Beneficiaries enrolled at NHP can call their Medical Home Port Team at 505-7170 to schedule a mammogram.
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syllabus requirements to become informal instructors, capable of teaching others. The unit is based in Fallon, Nev., where there is higher altitude and thinner air than the Gulf Coast. In general, jets perform efficiently flying over water at sea level and it sets the tone for their demanding training, since this is typically where they are going to be executing their missions. The program gives the instructors and students many opportunities to work with different areas of the fleet. Traveling to different areas throughout training allows instructors to talk to different squadrons, give lectures and refresh everyone’s understanding of different aspects of the jets. “It’s the toughest training you’ll ever do in naval aviation, and from there you’ll go back out to teach the fleet. It’s very humbling in that manner and it’s definitely an honor,” TOPGUN instructor Lt. Nick Laviano told a group of reporters at a briefing Sept. 21. “I love my job, it is always something I have wanted to do and it’s great.”
NASP FFSC Transition Assistance Program Job Fair ... 9 a.m. to noon, Oct. 13, in the NASP Conference Center Bldg. 249. Event is open to all activeduty military, dependents, DoD civilians and contractors. No registration required. For more information, call 452-5990.
“NAS Pensacola: History in Focus”... NASP History in
Focus is a photo feature designed to draw attention to the rich historical legacy of the base. A photo or photos will be published each week showing an interesting, obscure or historically significant feature of NAS Pensacola. The first person who e-mails Gosport to correctly identify the object and its location will win a $5 coupon good toward food or beverages purchased at the Navy Exchange (NEX) aboard NASP. E-mail your answer to NASPGosport@gmail.com. Winner and answer will be announced on NASP Public Affairs Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NASPPAO and in the following week’s Gosport. (Readers can win once per month). Bryan Moeller is the winner of last week’s “NASP: History in Focus.” It was a sign at the NASP lighthouse displaying the year that it was built.
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College tours and Trojan Wars: Surviving the ordeal By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist
“Odysseus, eat your heart out,” I thought, while driving our daughter Lilly to college visits recently. Although I would not encounter any cyclopses or sea monsters, I knew I was embarking on a grueling ordeal. Over the course of our fourday trip, I would put 1,800 miles on our minivan, log over 40,000 Fitbit steps on five campus tours, nail-bite through Lilly’s four interviews, swipe mini bottles of lotion from three cheap hotels and eat at least four tuna sandwiches. According to the National Association for College Admission Counseling, 77 percent of colleges in the United States rate campus visits as a top recruitment strategy for prospective freshmen. After more than 25 college tours between our three children, I knew the schools we were about to visit would try every trick to get their hooks in us and that I would need to muster the strength to resist falling into their traps. At each school, we went to the admissions offices for
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information sessions and interviews. My goal was to stay awake – thank goodness for complimentary K-Cups – and to be realistic about Lilly’s interviews. When one proclaimed, interviewer “Lilly is perfect for our school!” I knew he really meant, “Lilly seems like a real peach, but don’t be surprised if we drop her like first period Physics once we get her transcripts.” Of course, we were assigned to tour guides that were fresh-faced and overly enthusiastic. “Hi! I’m P.J.! I double-major in Global Mediation Strategies and Interpretive Dance, with a minor in Sustainable Mollusk Farming, and I am the Assistant Treasurer of the Quidditch Club. Follow me while I walk backwards like a trained circus monkey!” And our tour groups, which always seemed to include a kid with purple hair, a jock with a gum-chewing dad and someone from Long Island, followed like sheep to slaughter. The parents glanced sideways at each other, muttering redundant thank yous every time we held doors for each other. We hit the usual campus
About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, was a military spouse for more than 25 years. Her husband recently retired from the Navy. Her syndicated column appears in military and civilian newspapers, including Stars and Stripes, and on her blog, www.themeat andpotatoesoflife.com. spots like libraries and student centers, but our guides had a few strategic surprises up the scrunched sleeves of their spirit wear. They wisely steered clear of stark reality such as old Biology build-
ings that smelled like pickles and frat houses with permanently tapped kegs in front yards and instead pointed us toward 3-D printers, digitally illuminated mock trading floors, online laundry monitoring systems, colorful rock walls and staged dorm rooms. Even though my older children’s dorm rooms reek of nacho cheese and are littered with dirty socks, the dorm rooms on our college tours were color-coordinated, obsessively organized, freshly Febreezed and adorned with gratuitous advertising signs reading, “Brought to you by Bed, Bath and Beyond.” They explained that we could take advantage of “gender fluid” housing options. Furthermore, if we only fill out a seven-page background check and sign the necessary legal release forms, our child would be permitted to live with someone of the opposite sex. No matter how one feels about progressive housing options, one should never use the term “fluid” when referring to teenagers’ bedrooms. In the dining halls, our
guides detailed complicated meal plans involving flex dollars, bonus bucks and recycling rewards, to buy foods described as glutenfree, Halal, locally-sourced, farm-to-table, mindful, kosher, Paleo, diabetic-sensitive and “world-fair” cuisine. I knew this was a fancy way of saying that for four years our kids will eat mostly cereal, chicken fingers and soft-serve ice cream. Like Odysseus resisting the call of the sirens, I did not fallen prey to the secret strategies employed by those institutions of higher learning. I kept my wits about me and was triumphantly on my way home after four long days. I had to admit however, that the use of chocolate chip cookies was an effective marketing tool. One school had them in baskets at admissions, another offered them hot out of the oven as we toured the dining halls and another doled them out at the conclusion of the tour. Add that to the free cookies in the hotel lobbies and, despite my Trojan warrior willpower, I was packing a baker’s dozen by the time we passed Poughkeepsie.
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CNIC with Navy Wounded Warriors, Team U.S. at 2017 Invictus Games Story, photo by Kyle Malloy Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor Public Affairs
ORONTO (NNS) – Commander, Naval Installations Command (CNIC) Vice Adm. Mary Jackson attended the 2017 Invictus Games to show Team U.S. support and cheer on 17 Sailors competing at the international sporting event, Sept. 25 through 26. Team U.S. is a joint military crew and consists of athletes from each branch of service. During her visit, Jackson spent her time meeting with both athletes and their families while attending a variety of different competitions. “I think it is so powerful to see these athletes and what sport has given them,” said Jackson. “It’s not really about the competition, it’s about the camaraderie that you see among these teammates. It’s about how they work together and power through injuries and illnesses that most of us can’t even imagine.” CNIC FORCM Andrew Thompson accompanied Jackson on the trip, also demonstrating his support for Navy wounded warriors and Team U.S. at the Invictus Games. “The Invictus Games reminds our service members that they are still part of the team and they are still in the fight,” said Thomp-
son. “I think this helps encourage the athletes and demonstrates how life continues beyond their injury or illness.” Both Jackson and Thompson spoke about the impact families and loved ones have on the athletes, recognizing just how important their roles are to the recovery and rehabilitation of the service members. “Our family members are a critical link to the team,” said Jackson. “These family members are out here every day, helping get these athletes into the competitive environment and I can see how the impact of loved ones contributes to the resiliency of our wounded warriors.” Thompson agreed. “One of the biggest contributions to making these games happen is that of the family members and loved ones of these athletes,” said Thompson. “They’re the number one support of these athletes and ensuring they are taken care of is
Vice Adm. Mary Jackson, right, Commander of Naval Installation Command (CNIC) and CNIC FORCM Andrew Thompson joke with brothers Paralympian Brad Snyder (left) and Russ Snyder after their visually impaired track race during the track and field finals at the 2017 Invictus Games Sept. 25. Russ Snyder served as Brad’s guide during the race and the brothers took home the silver medal. Jackson and Thompson attended the 2017 Invictus Games to show support for Team USA and cheer on the Sailors competing at the international sporting event.
a top priority for us.” Jackson and Thompson expressed gratitude for being a part of the Invictus Games experience and how much they believe in its mission. “These athletes give me motivation and inspire me,” said Thomspon. “If you want to see a warrior, attend these games and you’ll see the definition of one.” Jackson took note of the ath-
letes’ support. “To both the athletes and family members, we are so proud, so humbled by what you are doing every day,” said Jackson. “I thank them because they represent a resiliency that we all aspire to have.” Being enrolled with Navy Wounded Warrior (NWW) provided the 17 Sailors the opportunity to compete with the United States at the Invictus Games.
DoD continues support in hurricane-ravaged areas DoD News, Defense Media Activity
WASHINGTON – The Defense Department is continuing relief operations in areas of the Caribbean Sea stricken by hurricanes in recent weeks. In Puerto Rico, DoD continues ongoing relief operations and deployment of additional response capacity, expanding airfield and seaport throughput and supporting Federal Emergency Management Agency requirements, Army Lt. Col. Jamie Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said in a statement this morning. Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, DoD’s liaison to the FEMA-led effort, and his deputy, Army Brig. Gen. Rich Kim, are in Puerto Rico and are coordinating with FEMA, the Puerto Rico National Guard, commonwealth leaders and other key response stakeholders, Davis said. The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Wasp is returning to support response operations in and around Puerto Rico, he added.
U.S. Northern Command will pair Wasp MH-60 helicopters with additional helicopters to bring the total of tilt- and rotary-wing aircraft supporting the response to 52 aircraft, he said. Hospital assessments continue – FEMA reports that assessments are complete at 62 of Puerto Rico’s 69 hospitals, Davis said. “One is fully operational, 55 are partially operational, five are closed and the status of eight is as yet unknown.” An assessment of the Schneider Regional Hospital on St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands will be completed today to determine when patient services may resume, Davis said. Meanwhile, he added DoD is working to fulfill a FEMA request to establish a mobile medical facility on St. Croix. The hospital ship USNS Comfort departed its home port of Norfolk, Va., bound for Puerto Rico, and Northcom is sourcing a Role 3 medical capability and additional medical support, Davis said. The capability
includes a self-sufficient deployable medical/surgical treatment facility, including inpatient care with 50 inpatient beds for up to ten days, he explained. The Army Corps of Engineers has completed a damage assessment at Puerto Rico’s Guajataca Dam, Davis said, and are consulting on repairs. Ten of 12 regional staging areas, including 12 Puerto Rico National Guard armories, are open, he said, supporting more than 100 distribution points for meals, water and other commodities. Eight airports are open in Puerto Rico and one remains closed, he said. Five of six FEMA-priority sea ports are open or open with restrictions, he added, and surveys of Ponce and Roosevelt Roads are ongoing. U.S. Transportation Command lifted a replacement generator for San Juan Combined Center/Radar Approach. When installed, the generator will enhance air traffic control capability and increase air traffic capacity.
Jackson spoke about the importance of NWW and how its mission contributes to the Navy’s success. “We have lots of resources for our Sailors in the Navy and it’s important the fleet has awareness of Navy Wounded Warrior’s mission,” said Jackson. “There are local elements to Navy Wounded Warrior, which includes not only adaptive sports, but many other non-medical resources. If there is a Sailor who is eligible, we absolute want to get them enrolled.” Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor is the Navy’s sole organization for coordinating the nonmedical care of seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, and providing resources and support to their families. Through proactive leadership, the program provides individually-tailored assistance designed to optimize the success of the wounded warriors’ recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration activities. To learn more, visit www.navywoundedwarrior.com. For more information, visit www. navy. mil, www. facebook. com/ usnavy or www.twitter.com/ usnavy. For more news from Commander, Navy Installations Command, visit www.navy.mil/ local/cni/.
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NAVSUP supports earthquake humanitarian efforts
Personnel at the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) San Diego assist in the coordination and delivery of more than 50,000 pounds of humanitarian aid and supplies Sept. 20 as part of earthquake relief efforts for Mexico. The White House ordered the urgent staging and delivery of the medical, water sanitation and hygiene supplies following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake that rocked the Mexican nation Sept. 19. Photo by Cmdr. Ben Sheinman By Candice Villarreal Director, Office of Corporate Communications
AN DIEGO (NNS) – Navy Supply System Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) San Diego personnel assisted in the coordination and delivery of more than 50,000 pounds of humanitarian aid supplies as part of earthquake relief efforts for Mexico, Sept. 20. The White House ordered the urgent staging and delivery of the medical, water san-
itation and hygiene supplies following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake that rocked the
Mexican nation Sept. 19. More than 200 people have perished as a result of the quake to date. NAVSUP FLC San Diego executed the president’s request in collaboration with Project Handclasp and United States Northern Command, ensuring 48 pallets of disaster relief supplies were on the ground and in the hands of the Mexican people within hours. “Very quickly after receiving the call, we were able to get the humanitarian aid identified, sorted, packed, banded and transported to the flight line for delivery,” said Craig Horton, Integrated Lo-
gistics Support (ILS) department director. “To lend a hand in helping a nation in their time of need was an incredibly important priority for us.” Humanitarian assistance and international relief operations have long been a part of U.S. maritime force core capabilities. “The Navy isn’t just a fighting force; we are also ambassadors of goodwill between the United States and many other countries,” said Rich Monahan, ILS engineering division officer. “We are a team of Sailors and civil servants who care about our global neighbors.” The earthquake struck on the 32nd anniversary of a 1985 earthquake that killed thousands in central Mexico. According to Mexico’s national Civil Def e n s e a g e n c y, the sheer force of Tuesd a y ’s quake red u c e d buildings to rubble and left large swaths of central Mexico without power. “In times like these, it is imperative to have the right supplies and capabilities on site in very short order,” said NAVSUP FLC San Diego Commanding Officer Capt. Michelle Morse. “I believe we hit the mark and I believe I speak for everyone on this team when I say it was an
honor to be a part of that effort. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Mexico as they navigate through this inconceivable tragedy.” NAVSUP FLC San Diego is one of eight fleet logistics centers under NAVSUP Global Logistics Support (GLS) that provides operational logistics, business and support services to fleet, shore and industrial commands of the Navy, Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command and other joint and allied Forces. Services include contracting, regional transportation, fuel, material management, integrated logistics support and other welfare contributions. NAVSUP GLS provides global logistics for a global Navy. The organization is made up of more than 6,300 military and civilian logistics professionals operating from 105 locat i o n s worldwide providing an extensive array of integrated global logistics and contracting services to Navy, Marine Corps, joint operational units and allied forces across all warfare enterprises. For more information, visit www.navy.mil or follow the Navy on Facebook and Twitter. For more news from Naval Supply Systems Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/navsup.
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on the Coast From toys to tinsel and snowflakes to Santa, the Pensacola Children’s Chorus knows how to celebrate the season. Your family won’t want to miss Christmas on the Coast, where we’ll transform sunny weather into a winter wonderland. You’ll experience all the sights and sounds of the holidays that will have you humming through the New Year! December 8, 9 & 10, 2017
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October 6, 2017
Santa Rosa embraces NASWF – and has for 75 years By Jay Cope NASWF Public Affairs Office
t is said so often around Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) today that it is almost cliché. “In all my years in the military, I have never been stationed anywhere that supports their military as much as the people of Santa Rosa County do.” Commanding officers come and go. New relationships are forged and it would be understandable if the phrase were simply hyperbole meant to appease the prides of the various city and county officials, business leaders and influential residents. And yet, the repetitive theme from officer to officer, the simple ring of sincerity to the words and the frequent gratitude of the Sailors shown through community outreach strongly imply a more pure sentiment behind the catch-phrase: that the installation and surrounding community enjoy a steadfast bond with one another. That bond was forged during the fires of World War II and is one that has never broken and rarely, if ever, bent. The relationship started Feb. 11, 1943, even before the letter authorizing construction of the soon-to-be air station was signed. In nearly twoinch type with bold font, running the whole width of the page, The Milton Gazette proclaimed to Santa Rosa County that “Navy Auxiliary Air Base To Be Located Near Allentown.” In the midst of stories about enforcing curfew laws, local residents joining the military and war bond drives, the patriotic fervor of the Santa Rosa County populace could
never be doubted. Even before the first shovelful of dirt had been moved for the forthcoming air station, Historic photo of the first building constructed onboard Whiting Field. there was concern for the military service members said in the Gazette that he few years.” communities formed a who would soon be arriv- was “amazed with the Economic prosperity committee, representing ing. The Gazette reported progress made in such a was then and continues various churches and sothat Milton officials were short time.” today to be one of the great cial groups, to secure a interested in forming an Despite the upheaval benefits of NAS Whiting USO site for the air staorganization that should be the Sailors and the con- Field to the local commu- tion’s Sailors. The Milton for the “purpose of help- struction of the new facil- nity. However, that was Gazette noted, “The meeting, wherever possible, ity brought to the Santa far from the residents’ only ing was held for the purwith the project….” Rosa County residents, the reason for welcoming the pose of making definite “There will also be a fledgling air station was service members and their plans to meet the immedigreat influx of Navy and undoubtedly a source of families. Milton residents ate needs of the men and civilian personnel to Mil- pride. maintained a genuine con- women at Whiting Field ton and facilities of various Information about cern for the welfare of the who visit Milton on frekinds must be provided for NAAS Whiting Field was Sailors, and showed it by quent occasions and who the entertainment and front page news in the working to ease the bur- now find no places of comfort of both civilian Milton Gazette in almost dens of military service far recreation and relaxation and service personnel,” the every edition from Febru- from home. in the community.” article stated. Eleanor Barton, the The local Red Cross ary until the commissionBy late February, work ing of the installation on station established 24 hour chairman of the meeting, had already begun by July 16. Residents were schedules to provide serv- established a committee to Hardaway Construction invited to the ceremony ices to men and women of work with the town counCompany on surveying and more than 5,000 peo- NAAS Whiting Field. cil to contact the national the land and preparing the ple attended the celebra- Many of the concerns that USO headquarters about layout. Workers were al- tion. Additionally, the are addressed now by the establishing the center. At ready arriving to Milton to paper dedicated an entire Fleet and Family Support the end of September, the look for lodging for the edition to honor the occa- Center on the installation USO representative arduration of the construc- sion. were assumed by the local rived and promised the tion project. U.S. Rep. Bob Sikes, community. Field Direc- ladies $200 from the naOne person was already who was the driving force tor Arthur J. Moore as- tional organization to help cited in a Feb. 25, 1943 ar- behind bringing the instal- sumed duties July 13, even with construction of a centicle as having already pre- lation to Santa Rosa before the commissioning ter and that one would be pared to convert one County, visited the instal- of the base and established established within 45 residence into apartments lation prior to the commis- services. days. In the interim, sevand was planning to re- sioning and predicted that “The Red Cross wel- eral churches offered to model others as well. the air station would be a comes this opportunity to keep their basements open Things were moving fast “big factor” in Milton’s fu- be of assistance to the men later hours for recreational for this small town, and ture growth and prosperity. of Whiting Field,” Moore purposes and the Masonic construction on the auxil- Peppers agreed, adding stated in the article. “Any building’s lower floor was iary air station had not that Whiting Field “would time the Red Cross can be made available to the use even begun yet. be the means of causing of assistance, come in and of service personnel. Shortly after work had Milton and Santa Rosa talk it over.” The community clubcommenced in earnest, County to show unpreceBarely one month later, house was selected as the U.S. Rep. Claude Pepper dented growth in the next the Milton and Bagdad USO center, a music box
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donated for dances, Girl Scouts coordinated donations of magazines to be provided for service members’ enjoyment, cards and stationary were donated for writing letters, and various groups volunteered to arrange receptions and entertainment. By this time, NAAS Whiting Field was fully operational with both fields actively training pilots. Seven months after the first shovel of dirt had been moved, the installation was a fully-functioning facility dedicated to the creation of aviation warfighters for the nation’s defense, and the base personnel became fully-functioning members of the community. Sailors took an active role in war fund drives, headed the Armistice Day parade and when the first Christmas came to the base there were parties for the service members and the base children with homemade cakes and candy made by the residents for the parties. The sense of one community that is enjoyed today had its framework in that tumultuous first year. Local lawyer John T. Wigginton referred to NAAS Whiting Field as “our field” when he introduced Rear Adm. George Murray, the head of the training command in Pensacola, to the Kiwanians. Murray encouraged that concept. “We want you people to feel that way about it,” he said. “You may rest assured that we shall do our part in every possible way to keep our relations on a friendly and amicable basis, because it will take such pleasant relations to make a success of this part of our war effort.”
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GOSPORT Military notices
Event to honor U.S. service in Japan
A special event to honor U.S. service members who served in Japan and their family members is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 7 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. The annual Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) event connects past and present service members, families and government civilians who have served in Japan. The Pensacola event is being organized by the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida. Featured speakers at the event include the Honorable Ken Okaniwa, Consul General, Consulate General of Japan in Miami, Fla. and retired Rear Adm. James D. Kelly, former commander, Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ). RSVPs are highly encouraged. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 602-7049.
Annual retired military seminar Attention military retirees: Oct. 21 has been selected as the date for the 44th annual Gulf Coast Retired Military Seminar. The resource fair, which provides information on benefits and programs available to retirees and their families, is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Mustin Beach Club onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The guest speaker will be retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Shane Ostrom. He will present a legislative update on military and veterans benefits. For more information, call 452-5618.
CREDO announces new workshops The Chaplain Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) is offering new workshops in October, November and December on the topics of family enrichment (W2SM and Pre-Marriage Seminar), personal resilence (PRW) and suicide prevention (ASIST and safeTALK). • safeTALK, Oct. 19, 8 a.m. to noon • PRW, Oct. 24, 8:30 a.m. to noon • ASIST, Nov. 7 and 8, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, attendence both days required • W2SM, Oct. 21 through 22 and Dec. 2 through 3 • Pre-marriage seminar, Nov. 1, 8 a.m. to noon To register or for more information on any of these workshops, contact Tony Bradford at 4522093 or e-mail Tony.email@example.com.
Onboard NASP Domestic violence awarness month Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) will be supporting domestic violence awarness month by hosting an event series, “Be the Change. Prevent Domestic Violence.” This year’s theme is a call to support the domestic violence awareness purple ribbon campaign by wearing purple each Thursday throughout October and posting a picture to social media using the hashtag #PURPLETHURSDAY. The theme spotlights the importance of knowing the warning signs of domestic violence and understanding where to find help and how to build healthy relationships. Events to support this message include: • Oct. 17, 4 p.m., “Break the Cycle” spin class hosted at Radford Gym • Oct. 19, 1 p.m., Imagination Station Purple Thursday Playgroup • Oct. 20, 9:15 a.m., “Break the Cycle” spin class hosted at Radford Gym • Oct. 26, 9 a.m., Purple Thursday Toddlercize Class hosted at Family Fitness Gym For more information on any of these events, call 452-5990.
NEX events coming this month The Pensacola Naval Exchange Mall (NEX) will be hosting a number of events this month. Events include: • Beauty week: Beauty week started Sept. 29 and continues through Oct. 11. Take advantage of the gift with purchases throughout cosemtics and fragrences. To make an appointment call 458-8256 or stop by the store and give the cosmetics beauty advisors an opportunity to meet and pamper you. • Toys test drive event: There will be a top toys test drive event tomorrow, Oct. 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the NEX Home Gallery toy department. Kids of all ages are welcome to test, rate and register to win one of 12 toys demonstrated. • Effy Trunk jewelry show: There will be a twoday fine jewelry designer Effy Trunk show Oct. 16 and 17. Discover the “fearless attitude and style” with an endless selection from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days. Save 50 percent off plus gift with purchase with $500 purchase. • Energy day: NEX mall will host an energy day Oct. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature energy efficient vehicles from Pensacola Energy and Gulf Power, the Quench Buggy from Emerald Coast Utility Authority, the mobile unit from NASP Vet Center and valuable information from NASP Public Works.
“Read all about it...” POW/MIA luncheon rescheduled The Pensacola Chapter Freedoms Foundation and the Pensacola Council Navy League will present the 19th annual POW/MIA Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 10 at the Pensacola Yacht Club. The original luncheon date was rescheduled in response to Hurricane Irma. The guest speaker will be retired United States Navy CTRCS James Layton, a USS Pueblo (AGER-2) POW. Attire will be business casual for civilians and service kahkis for military members. Cost is $20 per person. If you would like to sponsor attendance for active-duty military and/or a table, mail a check to P.O. Box 17486, Pensacola, FL 32522. For more information, call 436-8552 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. • Navy Birthday: Join NEX in celebrating the 242nd Navy Birthday Oct. 13. Cake and light refreshments will be served and a life-size birthday card to sign inside the main mall entrance from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information on any of these events, contact Andrea Beck at 458-8811.
Spend Halloween at the museum Bring the family and enjoy a day of Halloween fun at the National Naval Aviation Museum Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to noon. Featuring “spooktacular” specials on museum attractions, hands on activity stations and even a mascot meet-and-greet with the Chick-fil-A Cow, Pensacola Ice Flyers’ Maverick and Smokey Bear in the Blue Angels Atrium. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/NavalAviationMuseum.
FFSC transition assistance job fair Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) will be hosting a transition assistance program job fair Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon in the NASP conference cetner, Bldg. 249. This event is open to all active-duty military, dependents, DoD civilians and contractors. No registration required. For more information, call 452-5990.
7 p.m. at 3311 W. Moreno Street in the ECS gym. Attendees must have purchased advance tickets. Cost is $7.50 per adult and $6 per child. Take out orders are available. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 433-8476.
Dog rescue hosting festival Get ready for food, live music, arts and crafts, shopping and raffles as the gentle giants of Northwest Florida Great Dane Rescue (NWFLGDR) take over Seville Square Oct. 8 from noon to 5 p.m. for the second annual Dane-Toberfest celebration and fundraising event. Dane-Toberfest 2017 is a dog-friendly event. NWFLGDR asks that all dogs be friendly and upto-date on vaccinations. No retractable leashes. For more information, visit www.nwflgdr.com.
Munson fall festival announced The Munson Fall Festival will be held Oct. 14 and 15 at the Krul Recreation Area on Blackwater River State Forest. The festival will be kicked off with a parade Oct. 14 and will have a free children activity area, car show, antiques, crafts and much more. No alcohol and no pets allowed. The festival will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Cost is free to enter but $10 to park. This year’s music lineup includes Chris Golden, TruGrass, Highway Home and more. For more information, visit www.munsonheritagefestival.com.
Woman empowerment arts event There will be a Women Telling Our Stories event Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. at the “Its Personal” venue. Women Telling Our Stories is about women who have conquered many trials and challenges throughout their lives and have shared their stories using various mediums to empower others. This event will feature several well known local authors and artists who will tell their story through drama, song, dance, creative art and spoken word. Door prizes and a light meal will be provided. Vendors are welcome. Tickets are $15 per person in advance and $20 at the door. For more information, e-mail info@kayspeak .com or email@example.com.
Local businesses luncheon and social
The Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum is looking for volunteers to help keep the light shining. If you need to earn community service hours or just love history, contact Diane Johnson at 393-1561.
Central City will be presenting Torches, a social event, Oct. 28 noon to 4 p.m. This event will be a forum and luncheon featuring local bussiness owners and keynote speakers. The event will take place at 2749 N. H Street and the cost will be $10 per person. For more information, call Shaquonda Carter at 497-5086.
Naval Exchange food service survey
PCARA hosting community cookout
Volunteer at Pensacola lighthouse
Help NEX provide you with the quality food service you deserve. Let NEX know about your dining experience at: myNavyExchange.com/foodsurvey
NEX Corry Mall opens seasonal jobs NEX Corry Mall now hiring for the holiday season. Civilian, civilian DoD and military spouses/dependents welcome to apply. Civilian employees can be employed by more than one agency with no more than a total of 40 hours per week. Apply online at www.mynavyexchange.com/ nex/work-for-us.
Flu shots available for veterans Pneumonia and influenza vaccines are available for veterans receiving care at the Department of Veterans Affairs Joint Ambulatory Care Center (JACC) in west Pensacola, 790 Veterans Way. Influenza vaccines will be available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through primary care walk-in flu clinics at the JACC, Monday through Friday. Both vaccines will also be available in all primary, specialty and behavioral health care areas through scheduled appointments.
Around town KOC charity golf tournament The Saint Sylvester Knights of Columbus (KOC) are sponsoring a charity golf tournament today, Oct. 6 at the Club at Hidden Creek in Navarre. Format is four-person scramble (handicapped). Registration is at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost is $75 per player, $65 for active-duty military, police, fire fighters and EMTs. Registration includes golf, goodie bag, dinner, beverages, prizes and hole-in-one contest. Proceeds support Habitat for Humanity and Interfaith Ministries. For more informaton, contact Mike Gaspard at 206-1484 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or Mike Albaugh at 830-3753.
Annual christian school fish fry The Escambia Christian School (ECS)’s annual fish fry will be held today, Oct. 6 from 4:30 p.m. to
The Pensacola Community Arts and Recreation Association (PCARA) and the Pensacola Neighborhood Services would like to invite the entire Pensacola and surrounding areas to its 24th annual big community cookout, “The Biggest Cookout of 2017,” Oct. 28 at the Fricker Community Center, 900 North F Street from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. There will be free food, exhibits, speakers and good entertainment by recording artists, groups and soloists. Bring your entire family, friends and a good appetite. For more information call Leroy Williams at 293-5345.
Antarctic Explorers chapter meet The Gulf Coast Group Chapter of the Old Antarctic Explorers Association (OAEA) will meet at noon tomorrow, Oct. 7 at the Rico Mexican restaurant. All members, family or interested parties who have been to Antarctica or who may have an interest in Antarctica are cordially invited. Members are strongly encouraged to attend and bring guests. For additional information, including directions on how to get there, check the Rico Mexican Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RicoMexican.
Traditional Argentine barbacue The Global Corner will hold an Argentine style barbecue, an afternoon of authentic Argentine food, tango dancing, culture and family-friendly activities Oct. 29 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Fluid Metalworks, 55 South A St. to benefit the Global Corner’s educational passport program in area elementary schools. There will be traditional Argentine food, music and dance by the Pensacola Opera; a children’s corner run by UWF students and a featured local painting artist. Eat, enjoy and learn how the Global Corner is bringing the fascinating culture of this South American nation to life for the children of our community. Tickets are $50 or $45 before Oct. 9, and children under 12-years-old eat free. Reservations may be made online at www.theglobalcorner.org or by calling 332.6404.
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October 6, 2017
QM1 Angel Herrera recognized by FCPOA; See page B2 Spotlight
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month What you need to know: From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov
ancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the breast, it is called breast cancer. Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. Breast cancer screening means checking a woman’s breasts for cancer before she has any symptoms. A mammogram is an X-ray picture of the breast. Mammograms are the best way to find breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat and before it is big enough to feel or cause symptoms. Most women who are 50 to 74 years old should have a screening mammogram every two years. If you are 40 to 49 years old, or think you may have a higher risk of breast cancer, ask your doctor when to have a screening mammogram. Some things may increase your risk: If you have risk factors, you may be more likely to get breast cancer. Talk to your doctor about ways to lower your risk and about screening.
Reproductive risk factors: • Being younger when you had your first menstrual period • Never giving birth, or being older at the birth of your first child • Starting menopause at a later age • Using hormone replacement therapy for a long time Other risk factors: • Getting older • A personal history of breast cancer, dense breasts, or some other breast problems • A family history of breast cancer (parent, sibling, or child) • Changes in your breast cancer-related genes (BRCA1 or BRCA2) • Getting radiation therapy to the breast or chest • Being overweight, especially after menopause Symptoms:
Some warning signs of breast cancer are: • A lump or pain in the breast • Thickening or swelling of part of the breast • Irritation or dimpling of breast skin • Redness or flaky skin on the breast • Pulling in of the nipple or pain in the nipple area • Fluid other than breast milk from the nipple, especially blood • A change in the size or the shape of the breast Other conditions can cause these symptoms. If you have any signs that worry you, call your doctor right away. If you think you are at higher risk, talk to your doctor. Your doctor may refer you to a genetic counselor, recommend that you get screened earlier and more frequently
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and consider medicines or surgeries that can lower your risk. You have an average risk of getting breast cancer at a young age if the risk factors listed don’t apply to you. If you are at average risk, it is important for you to know how your breasts normally look and feel. Talk to your doctor if you notice any changes in your breasts. Aside from genetics, little is known about what causes breast cancer in women younger than 45 years of age. What can I do to reduce my risk of breast cancer? Many factors can influence your breast cancer risk and most women who develop breast cancer do not have any known risk factors or a
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history of the disease in their families. However, you can help lower your risk of breast cancer in the following ways: • Keep a healthy weight • Exercise regularly (at least four hours a week) • Do not drink alcohol, or limit alcoholic drinks to no more than one per day • Avoid exposure to chemicals that can cause cancer (carcinogens) • Try to reduce your exposure to radiation during medical tests like mammograms, X-rays, CT scans and PET scans • If you are taking or have been told to take hormone replacement therapy or oral contraceptives (birth control pills), ask your doctor about the risks and find out if it is
right for you • Breastfeed your babies, if possible Can not afford a mammogram? If you have a low income or do not have insurance and are between the ages of 40 and 64, you may qualify for a free or low-cost mammogram through CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. To learn more, call (800) CDC-INFO. For more information: • www.cdc.gov/ cancer/dcpc/resources/features/breastcancerawaren ess/index.htm • Twitter: @CDC_Cancer (800) CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) • TTY: (888) 232-6348 • email@example.com
Inspiration Quotes to consider Cancer is a word, not a sentence. – John Diamond Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death. – Unknown Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. – Winston Churchill Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway. – Emory Austin The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it. – C.C. Scott I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains. – Anne Frank Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher At any given moment you have the power to say, “This is NOT how the story is going to end.” – Author unknown
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October 6, 2017
NMOTC winds down Suicide Prevention Month Story by PO2 Matthew Clutter Navy Medicine Operational Training Center
ailors across the Navy have spent September bringing awareness to suicide during Suicide Prevention Month. The fight does not stop as the month ends, though. At Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC), combating suicide and helping to prevent it is a 24-hour-a-day, all-hands mission. “When dealing with suicide, one is too many,” said HMC Arnel Calubaquib, NMOTC suicide prevention coordinator. “A death or any suicide-related behavior affects us all – in
morale, readiness, mission focus, good order and discipline.” Sailors at NMOTC practice this prevention by training and holding regular discussions.
Calubaquib says having engaged leadership and training on all levels in addition to keeping the conversation going is what makes the difference. “Conducting annual training requirements and exchanging and practicing lessons learned and best practices definitely helps,” he said. Since the Navy launched its “Every Sailor, Every Day” campaign in 2014, there has been an outstanding response across the fleet, according to the Navy’s Suicide Prevention Branch. “Every Sailor, Every Day” serves as the Navy’s core suicide prevention and operational stress control campaign. In September of 2015, the
“Younger, Louder” service at the chapel ... Lt. Chris Terrell, a chaplain onboard NAS Pensacola, talks with Sailors, Marines and Airmen during a recent service in the All Faiths Chapel onboard the station. The contemporary service is held each Sunday evening at 6 p.m. and is called “1800 - Younger, Louder, Later.” The service features music performed by students from the various military training commands on base, as well as prayers, scripture readings and a message from Terrell. Photo by Joy Samsel
Navy added a new message, “1 Small ACT.” This message encourages simple actions that can make a difference in the lives of others while leveraging relationships between peers and community members. It is based on the Navy’s Ask Care Treat (ACT) model. For more information on how to get involved or integrate training principles to Sailors, visit www. public. navy. mil/ bupers-npc/ support/21st_Century_Sailor/ suicide_prevention/ spmonth/ Pages/ Get-Involved. aspx. If a person is thinking of suicide, he or she can call the Military Crisis Line any time day or night at (800) 273-8255 and
press 1. He or she can also text 838255 or visit www. military crisisline.net. If a Sailor knows or hears of someone who is thinking or talking about suicide, he or she can visit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention website at https://afsp.org/crisis-negotiation-talk-someone-youre-worried/ for more information on how to talk to someone who is considering suicide. NMOTC is a global health care network of Navy medical professionals around the world who provide high-quality health care to more than one million eligible beneficiaries. Navy Medicine personnel deploy with Sailors and Marines worldwide, providing critical mission support aboard ships, in the air, under the sea and on the battlefield.
QM1 Angel Herrera recognized ... Longtime NAS Pensacola (NASP) command Sailor QM1 Angel Herrera (above right) was recognized recently by the NASP First Class Petty Officers Association (FCPOA). Herrera, who recently shipped out for his next duty station, was presented a plaque on behalf of the FCPOA by AD1 Nickey Wade (above left). Photo by Mike O’Connor
GOSPORT Fleet and Family Support Center
The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Imagination Station: 10 a.m. to noon every third Thursday of the month at Blue Wahoo Stadium. The NASP New Parent Support program partners with the Imagination Station for a military family play date. Meet some military families and let your children play. • Mov.mil Assist: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. One hour of dedicated online walkthrough to set-up your account and make your move seamless. • Base tour: 9 a.m. to noon the first Wednesday of every month. The next one is scheduled for Nov. 1. Learn about the history of Naval Air Station Pensacola and how to get around base.
SAPR If you are a victim of sexual assault, it is not your fault. Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away: • The SafeHelpline: Provides live, one-on-one crisis support and information by trained staff. Call: (877) 995-5247; click: www.SafeHelpline.org or text: 55-247, CONUS; (202) 470-5546, OCONUS (may be extra charges for OCONUS). • The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program: Provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to non-intimate partner adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services, safety interventions and/or transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim may report to his/her chain-ofcommand, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR VA, SARC or others. NCIS shall be notified by the CO and/or the VA/SARC in unrestricted cases to begin investigation.
Worship schedule NAS Pensacola Protestant • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Chapel choir, meets following the 10:15 a.m. Sunday service at All Faiths Chapel. • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge. • Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, J.B. McKamey Center. Roman Catholic • Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982. • Daily Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the Our Lady of Loreto Chapel. • Confessions: 30 minutes before services. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel.
Investigation results are provided to the offender’s CO for appropriate action/disposition. Restricted reporting allows a victim to have a confidential report, which does not trigger command or law enforcement notification and the victim may have a SAPR VA and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim may disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care professional and/or a chaplain. • To contact the NASP 24/7 Victim Advocate, call 449-9231/2. For the Civilian Victim Advocate, call 293-4561. To contact duty SARC, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.
CREDO Chaplain’s Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast offers retreats enabling military members and their families to develop personal and spiritual resources in order to meet the unique challenges of military life. • ASIST (Applied Suicide In-
• Meeting: 6 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Thursday, J.B. McKamey Center. For more information, call 452-2341. NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, fellowship hall vice conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, choir room vice sanctuary. • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • 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 more information, call 452-6376. tervention Skills Training): Nov. 7 and 8, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: J.B McKamey Center Classrooms, Bldg. 634, NASP. Who: Military, DoD and NAS Pensacola, Corry Station, Saufley Field and Whiting Field civilian employees. The ASIST workshop is for anyone who wants to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Over one million caregivers have participated in this two-day, highly interactive, practical, practiceoriented workshop. Participation in the full two days is required. Enjoy small group discussions and skills practice that are based upon adult learning principles and experience powerful videos on suicide intervention. Feel challenged and safe. Learn suicide first aid. How do you sign a member up? Provide CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford or chapel staff with the member’s rank, name, contact information, and supervisor’s name.
NAS Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. Friday. Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For more information, call 623-7212. Other services Jewish • B’nai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., services 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 433-7311. • Temple Beth El, 800 North Palafox St., services 7 p.m. Friday (6 p.m. first Friday of each month). For information, call 438-3321 or go to http://templebethelofpensacola.org. Seventh-day Adventist • Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1080 North Blue Angel Parkway, services at 11 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 453-3442.
Registration contact: Tony Bradford or Chapel Staff 4522093 firstname.lastname@example.org
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society The Navy-Marine Corps relief Society (NMCRS) offers a range of volunteer opportunities for people with a variety of skills and interests. This is a great opportunity to get new skills and build your resume. • Front desk coverage. • Financial assistance. • Budget counseling. • Administrative and communications support. • Financial instruction for expectant parents. Contact the Pensacola office at 452-2300.
L.I.N.K.S. for Spouses Lifestyle, Insights, Networking,
Knowledge and Skills (L.I.N.K.S.) is an overview of the Marine Corps lifestyle. It is a great way to meet other military spouses and an introduction to all that the military and the city of Pensacola has to offer. It is fun, informative and beneficial. Class dates are Oct. 14 and Dec. 2. Times are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; classes are held at MATSG-21 headquarters (Bldg. 3450), in the commanding officer’s conference room. To register, contact Shanel Gainey, MCFTB Trainer at 4529460 ext. 3012 or e-mail Shanel. Gainey@usmc.mil.
Faith Symposium, Oct. 23 Topic: What is it that we believe? Join other base personnel Oct. 23, 11 a.m.-noon for a 30-minute lecture presentation followed by a 30-minute question and answer session. Guest speaker will be Rabbi Joel Fleekop. Educating from the tradition of Reform Judaism, Rabbi Fleekop is a dynamic and involved religious leader in the Pensacola community. Previously studying at Brandeis University and Hebrew Union College, Rabbi Fleekop became the rabbi at Temple Beth El in 2012. In addition to his congregational role, he serves on the Board of Trustees for the Council on Aging for West Florida and the Board of Directors for the Pensacola Jewish Federation. Lunch provided for first 20 registratnts. Questions? Want to register? E-mail Chaplain Chris Terrell, email@example.com or RP1 Robert Porter, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 4522432 for information.
Community Outreach If you are interested in participating in volunteer activities, contact the NASP Community Outreach office. The office tracks volunteer hours. Report your volunteer work to get due recognition. For information, call 452-2532 or e-mail nasp_ comm_outreach @Navy.mil.
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Morale,WelfareandRecreation The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities. For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3100, or go to the MWR website at www.navymwrpensacola .com.
From www.pensacolagreek festival.com
The 58th annual Pensacola Greek Festival will take place on Oct. 13 through 15 at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, located at 1720 West Garden Street. This three-day event draws upwards of 30,000 people from across the Southeast. Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and 14 and from noon to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Admission is always free. The Pensacola Greek Festival is a staple of the Pensacola Bay area’s fall festival lineup, mixing southern hospitality with Hellenic culture and cuisine. This year, the Pensacola Greek Festival will be celebrating the island of Samos, which many of the local parishioners call home. Samos is a beach island with a rich history of being home to many philosophers and mathematicians. The Pensacola Greek Festival is a wonderful opportunity for the Greek community to share their culture, traditions, heritage, faith, food, dance and the fun-loving spirit of Greece. Live Greek music and traditional folk dancing will be among the entertainment highlights of the weekend. Youth dancers dressed in traditional costumes representing various regions of Greece will perform dance sets throughout the weekend and the dance floor is open to all between youth sets. The popular Kostas Kastanis band will be back again to play traditional and modern Greek music throughout the weekend. On the dining menu, there will be traditional roast lamb,
The 58th annual Greek Festival promises celebration, food and fun at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church.
lamb shanks, baked chicken, dolmathes, moussaka, pastitsio, spanakopita, tiropita and Greek salads. All of these dinner items will be served inside the hall. Once again, Greek desserts will only be sold outside under the main tent. The outdoor taverna (between the church and the hall) will feature the popular gyros, souvlakia (kabobs) and sausage wraps as well as chicken tenders for the children, Greek fries cooked in olive oil and, of course, calamari. Many of these specialty food items are prepared by the parishioners and by some of the popular Gulf Coast restaurants owned by church members. Many of the favorite recipes will be published on the church website, in the weekly e-mail bulletins, on Facebook and in the printed festival program. In between dining and dancing, guests are encouraged to attend a 20-minute church tour to
learn about the architecture, design and beauty of a traditional Orthodox Christian church. Members of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church choir will sing Byzantine hymns at the conclusion of each tour. Volunteers are always needed to help with food preparations, setup on the weekends prior to the festival and throughout the festival weekend. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up to receive e-mail updates about festival news by subscribing to the festival e-mail list on the festival website. Tickets, cash and checks are accepted at all cash registers. Tickets cannot be purchased by credit card, however there will be plenty of ATM machines available onsite. For more information, visit www.pensacolagreekfestival.co m or contact the church via email at email@example.com or call 433-2662.
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“It” (R) 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
“Leap!” (PG) 5 p.m.
“Leap!” (PG) 5:30 p.m.
“Leap!” (PG) 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
“Leap!” (PG) 2 p.m.
“It” (R) 7 p.m.
“Home Again” (PG13) 7:30 p.m.
“The Foreigner” (R) 5 p.m. (This showing is free)
“Wind River” (R) 4 p.m.
“Wind River” (R) 5:10 p.m.
“The Hitman’s Bodyguard” (R) 6:30 p.m.
“Home Again” (PG13) 7:30 p.m.
“It” (R) 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
“Home Again” (PG13) 5 p.m.
“Leap!” (PG) 5 p.m.
“Wind River” (R) 7:30 p.m.
“It” (R) 7 p.m.
“It” (R) 7 p.m.
“Logan Lucky” (PG13) 5:10 p.m.
Regularshows: $4 adults, $2 children ages 611, free for 5 and younger “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” 3Dshows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free (R) for 5 and younger 7:30 p.m. NASPPortisdeCinemaisclosedonSaturday. Details: 452-3522 or www.navymwrpensacola.com
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• Learntogolf: Try the “Get Golf Ready” course at A.C. Read Golf Club and be ready to tee off in no time. This fivecourse week takes just one • BaseFest: MWR hour per week to is proud to announce get a full introBaseFest will be held duction to the Oct. 7 with gates various aspects opening at 3:30 p.m. of the game, This event is a concert until you are fully ready to hit the with a music line-up links on your including DNCE, own. MWR has Tompson Square, four sessions Matt Smith and other throughout the artists. This event is week for your free and open to the c o n ve n i e n c e , beginning Oct. entire community, but you must have a ticket. 28, 30, 31 and No ticket needed for Nov. 1. Cost is DoD ID card holders. $89 for activeFor more information duty, retired and family, and $99 and for tickets, visit for civilians BaseFestMusicFestiguests. For more val.com. information, call 452-2454. • Rowingchallenge:Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 NAS Pensacola will be competing with others in the SE region to row the most in the Concept2 Challenge. Participating locations include Radford, Portside, Wenzel, Wellness and Family Fitness gyms. Register at the front desk of your facility of choice and do not forget to log all meters in the rowing log. Rowing teams allowed to register. • Karateclass:Shotokan Karate classes are $20 per month at Portside Gym, Bldg. 627, for active duty and family members ($22 for DoD). For more information call 452-7810, 452-7813 or 291-0940. • Halloween activities: MWR is hosting two Halloween events to celebrate the ghosts and goblins of the year. There will be Halloween Cosmic Bowling Oct. 13. Arrive in costume and get $2 off your admission prices. There will also be a Halloween Family Movie in the graveyard on Portside Lawn, Oct. 21, where MWR will be hosting a free showing of “Hocus Pocus” and passing out candy. Customes are welcome. Lastly, there will be a Halloween “nerdy costume zumba party” Oct. 27 and a zombie run on Halloween. For more information, call 453-6286. • Haunting fall festival: There will be a Haunting Fall Festival at Blue Angel Park Oct. 28 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. MWR will host a costume contests for all ages, including adults, a free Haunted Hay Ride and other free activities for the whole family, including spider mountain. Food and beverage will be available for sale. For more information, call 453-6286.
Libertyactivities Liberty program events at NAS Pensacola and Corry Station target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. 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://naspensacola-mwr.com.
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