NHP drive-through flu vaccinations ... Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) will be hosting a drive-through flu vaccine clinic tomorrow, Oct. 11, from 8 a.m. to noon for all TRICARE beneficiaries. The drive-through will be conducted at NHP, which is located at 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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NASC to change command today (Oct. 10) From NASC PAO
Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC) will change hands in a ceremony to be held today, Oct. 10, at the National Naval Aviation Museum onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola at 10 a.m.
Capt. Mark A. Truluck
NASC CO Capt. James L. Vandiver will be relieved by Capt. Mark A. Truluck. This ceremony will mark the end of a successful naval career for Vandiver as he retires after 34 years of dedicated and honorable service. Truluck is a native of Hall County, Ga. He is a graduate of North Georgia College with a bachelor’s of science degree in chemistry and he received his commission from the Naval Aviation Officer Candidate School in Pensacola in 1989. He was designated a naval aviator in December 1990. Truluck’s sea duty assignments include aviation ordinance division and NATOPS officer at
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Congressman visits NASP training commands By Lt. Jonathan Bacon Naval Air Technical Training Center and Naval Education and Training Public Affairs
U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne toured Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) and the Center for Information Dominance (CID) during a visit to NAS Pensacola Oct. 2. Byrne, a congressman representing Alabama’s 1st Congressional District, and a member of the House Committee on Armed Services, was visiting area commands to become familiar with program, personnel and readiness issues. At NATTC, Byrne had the opportunity to observe a wide range of aviation maintenance training including labs where electronics theory for avionics is taught, as well as labs for ground support equipment, aviation ordnance, jet engine maintenance, aircraft structural repair metalworking and computer labs where students worked on a simulated aircraft in a virtual training environment. As he toured NATTC and interacted with the staff and students, Byrne told them, “thank you for what you do for your country, I appreciate it.”
U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, who represents Alabama’s 1st Congressional District and is a member of the House Committee on Armed Services, speaks to Center for Information Dominance (CID) Unit Corry Station Information Systems Technician (IT) “A” school students during a tour of CID Oct. 2. Photo by Gary Nichols
Accompanying Byrne through NATTC was Capt. Alan Dean, NATTC’s commanding officer. “The outstanding Navy, Marine and civilian instructors at NATTC work hard every day
From Chief of Naval Operations
“Happy 239th birthday, Navy. On Oct. 13, it is important that we reflect on who we are and where we started.
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It is a day which marks the cornerstone of our proud service beginnings. “As you operate forward, and stand the watch around the globe, you embody the characteristics of the pa-
triots that went before us. Our greatest traditions live within the foundation of their courage and
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CNIC promotes Energy Action Month From Navy Installations Command Public Affairs
Capt. Janet Lomax, CO of Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center, talks with Lt. Christina Carter, a clinic nurse manager at Naval Branch Health Clinic, Corry Station. The two were part of a speed mentoring event sponsored by the Pensacola Chapter of the National Naval Officer Association (NNOA) Sept. 26.
Story, photo by Lt. Marvin Bartholomew NNOA PAO
Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Three (HS-3) onboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), antisubmarine warfare and combat search and rescue officer Carrier Air Wing
to provide Sailors, Marines and international students the skills they need to be successful as aviation maintainers,” Dean said. “It is a
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NAS Pensacola NNOA holds first ‘speed mentoring’ event Capt. James L. Vandiver
October 10, 2014
The local chapter of National Naval Officer Association (NNOA) held its first Speed Mentoring event at Mustin Beach Club, onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Sept. 26. The event drew more than 40 multi-service junior and senior officers from the Pensacola area for the opportunity to sit down with senior officers from their community and gain valuable career in-
WASHINGTON (NNS) – Energy Action Month is here and Navy Installations Command (NIC) is committed to doing its part. With more than 80,000 facilities and nearly 2 million acres of land to support the fleet, fighter and family, shore installations play a vital role in energy conservation. Sailors and civilians worldwide are helping make Navy facilities and infrastructure more efficient by working together to improve efficiency in shore energy consumption, and
increasing the use of alternative and renewable energy across the enterprise. Energy is a strategic resource and to best meet the NIC mission, leadership and staffs are reaffirming their commitment to continued awareness in conserving energy and operating more efficiently. “It is the right thing to do,” said Cmdr. Jay Cavnar, NIC’s energy branch head. “Every kilowatthour, BTU or gallon of fuel that we can avoid using – while still meeting our full mission – allows us to stretch limited resources for
See Energy on page 2 sight. Capt. Keith Hoskins, commanding officer NASP, opened the event by highlighting the missions and objectives unique to NNOA and asked all officers in attendance to actively support and foster a shared role of professional development, mentorship and community involvement. Lt. Christina Carter, a Nurse Manager from Naval Branch Health Clinic Corry Station, said she got a lot out of the event. “I thought the speed mentoring Ron Gauthier, left, from SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific, talks with student veteran, Lucas Bultema, Sept. 4 about his internship evaluating
See Speed on page 2 solar energy potential at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Photo by John Williams
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Eight (CVW-8) onboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67), aviation safety officer, training department head, and maintenance officer HS-3 onboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Truluck took command of HS-3 in 2007, deploying to the Indian Ocean and Arabian Gulf onboard USS Theodore Roosevelt. During his tour as commanding officer, the squadron was awarded the Naval Air Forces Battle “E,” Safety “S” and Capt. Arnold Jay Isbell Trophy for Antisubmarine Warfare Excellence for 2008. Most recently, Truluck served as the commander of Mine Countermeasure Squadron Seven, responsible for mine countermeasures operations throughout U.S. Seventh Fleet area of operations as part of the forward deployed naval forces stationed in Sasebo, Japan, and Pohang, Republic of Korea. Ashore, Truluck has served as a fleet replacement squadron instructor pilot in the SH-60F/HH-60H, and was assigned to the “Sea Horses” of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron One, as the helicopter warfare branch head, SH-60F/HH-60H flight and tactics instructor, and assistant department head at the Seahawk Weapons and Tactics School at Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center, Fallon, Nev. He also served as the helicopter commander detailer and the assistant aviation captain detailer in PERS-43, Navy Personnel Command, Millington, Tenn., and as the deputy director of Training, Doctrine, and Capability Development Directorate (J7/9) Headquarters, United States Special Operations Command at MacDill AFB in Florida. Truluck is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Air Command and Staff College Montgomery, Ala., and the Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va. Truluck has earned a master’s degree in public administration from Auburn University. During his career, Truluck has accumulated more than 4,700 flight hours. His decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal and various campaign, unit and sea service-related awards. As Naval Aviation Schools Command’s new commanding officer, Truluck is looking forward to the opportunity to continue NASC’s longstanding tradition of developing and delivering the highest quality training to meet fleet operational needs. Vandiver graduated from the United States Naval Academy (USNA) in June 1985 and was designated a naval aviator in November 1986. His operational tours included HSL-35, HSL-41, HSL49 and HSL-37. Vandiver’s shore tours included the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), where he earned his degree in aeronautical engineering; the staff of Commander, Helicopter Light Wing Pacific; aide to the deputy commander in chief U.S. Space Command, and the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Vandiver’s aviation command tours included commanding officer VT-27 and commander, Training Air Wing Five (CTW-5). “NASC is filled with wonderful people who will leave me with a wonderful flavor of the Navy to savor in my retirement,” Vandiver said. “What a grand adventure I have been honored to live. I’m looking forward to the next adventure God has for my family and I.”
Make a difference – vote Nov. 4 By Navy Installations Command Public Affairs
WASHINGTON (NNS) – With the Nov. 4 general election fast approaching, now is the time to register to vote. All 435 House of Representatives seats and 33 of 100 Senate seats, along with many important state and local offices will be up for grabs, so your vote matters. The Navy Voting Assistance Program (NVAP) is available to help Sailors navigate through the absentee voting process. “The process is easy if you know where to go,” said Lt. Whitney Abraham, the Navy’s voting action officer, at Navy Installations Command. “Just a click of a button and you’re there.” For Sailors who have not requested an absentee ballot and would like to vote, they may do so immediately by visiting www.fvap.gov/military-voter. Individuals just select their state from the drop-down menu and then choose what they are trying Byrne from page 1
rare opportunity for us to showcase our staff and facilities to our elected representatives, and I appreciate Congressman Byrne taking the time to visit.” As he wrapped up his visit to NATTC, Byrne relayed his appreciation for the school and the opportunity to visit to the NATTC staff. “You’ve got a first rate instructional program, and it was wonderful tour,” he said. “You have a high quality program, with high quality students. This is really first rate.” During his visit at CID Byrne met with
Information Systems Technician (IT) A school students who have just begun their 24-week naval training. “Today’s electromagnetic domain – cell phones, computers, Internet, e-mail, social media – or cyberspace – has become integral to our way of life, and it also makes our nation more efficient, more connected and more secure,” said Capt. Maureen Fox, CID commanding officer. “It must be protected. As a result, cyberspace has become a warfare domain – in the same sense as land, sea, air and space. The training being conducted here at CID is critical to protecting our nation’s cyberspace security, and it is in-
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perseverance. On this day, we pause and remember the proud heritage and service of previous shipmates. Likewise, we will always remember those veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for our Navy and our nation. “This year, our birthday theme is ‘thanking those who support us.’ Our families, friends, communities, industry, and organizations have helped support us and we owe a debt of gratitude. Our success as individuals and as a Navy is Energy from page 1
mission success.” Throughout the month of October installations and regional commands are doing their part to contribute to this month’s focus, but realize that energy action is a daily effort year-round and not just a one-month drill. “Observing where
we may become more energy efficient throughout the year to support our operations around the world is vitally important to improving fleet readiness,” said Lt. Cmdr. Gareth Montgomery, one of NIC’s energy action officers. “Improved readiness and efficiency means better operational ca-
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event was very insightful and I gained a lot of valuable information,” Carter said. “It was invigorating to talk to so many senior officers with such a wealth of knowledge and experience. Not only were there officers from my community, but there were officers from other communities that I did not know a lot about. I enjoyed the variety of mentors on the panel and felt honored to participate in this career enhancing event.” Lt. Cmdr. Raleigh Stahl, a Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) staff member, said he found the program a valuable experience. “This was a great opportunity to gain valuable career insight and advise on officer professional development,” Stahl said. “Additionally, it opened the doors to geographical networking.” Area commanding officers serving as mentors included Capt. Katherine Erb, commanding officer of the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training
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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.
The image on the right side is the Navy’s most modern fighter aircraft, the F-18 Super Hornet. Established in 1921 as the Air Station News, the name Gosport was adopted in 1936. A gosport was a voice tube used by flight instructors in the early days of naval aviation to give instructions and directions to their students. The name “Gosport” was derived from Gosport, England (originally God’s Port), where the voice tube was invented. Gosport is an authorized newspaper published every Friday by Ballinger Publishing,
to do, whether it is to register to vote, request an absentee ballot, or update his or her voter information. “The Federal Voting Assistance Program website guides you through completing a Federal Postcard Application – that’s your formal registration and a request for an absentee ballot,” said Abraham. If Sailors have already requested their state ballot but haven’t received it, now is the time to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) as a back-up. The online assistant at FVAP.gov will pre-populate the FWAB with candidate lists, depending on the congressional district. If Sailors receive their state ballot after submitting the FWAB, individuals should vote and return the state ballot regardless. Onboard NAS Pensacola: If you have any questions about voting, contact Lt. Selma Guice at the NASP Voting Assistance Office at 452-4244. credibly exciting to be part of that important mission.” As part of the visit, Byrne visited classes of Sailors learning how to administer computer networks, databse management, and computer hardware and software implementation. “I was extremely impressed,” Byrne said. “Not just the number of people that go through this program, but the breadth of what they are going through, and the very high quality and the success rate.” For additional information on the Naval Education and Training Command, visit the NETC website: https://www. netc. navy.mil.
achieved with them at our side. We could not execute our mission at a high level without their unwavering support. “Moving forward, we will continue to use the three tenets: Warfighting First, Operate Forward, Be Ready. We will be ready today, while also building the Navy to win tomorrow. “From Oct. 13, 1775, until today, history has proven time and again that a powerful Navy is vital to ensuring the prosperity of our economy and the safety of our citizens. This is the legacy we celebrate today. Happy birthday, shipmates.”
pability for the warfighter.” According to Sandrine Schultz, NIC’s energy program manager, “we must monitor our energy consumption closely to gather actionable information required to implement cost-effective energy initiatives across all Navy installations.”
Efforts are being made around the world and resources which highlight energy efficiency may be found on the Navy Installations Command website http://cnic. navy. mil/ energy and Facebook pages including https://www. facebook. com/navybrite. The Navy’s website h t t p : / / g re e n f l e e t .
(CNATT); Capt. Alan D. Dean, commanding officer Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC); Capt. Janet E. Lomax, commanding officer of Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC); Capt. Edward L. Heflin, commodore Training Air Wing Six (TW6); Capt. Maureen O’Hara Padden, commanding officer Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP); Col. Russell A. Blauw, commanding officer of Marine Air Training Support Group 23 (MATSG-23); and Col. Eric F. Buer, commanding officer of Marine air Training Support Group 21 (MATSG-21). “As a senior officer, an inherent part of my job is to guide and mentor junior officers, regardless of designator or warfare specialty,” said Erb. “The speed mentoring event was a great opportunity to pass on experiences from my career to a diverse group of officers as they make important decisions about their current and future careers.” Some of the senior officers also learned from the event. The Rhodes Building, 41 North Jefferson Street, Suite 402, Pensacola, FL 32504, in the interest of military and civilian personnel and their families aboard the Naval Air Station Pensacola, Saufley Field and Corry Station. Editorial and news material is compiled by the Public Affairs Office, 150 Hase Road, Ste.-A, NAS Pensacola, FL 32508-1051. All news releases and related materials should be mailed to that address, e-mailed to email@example.com. National news sources are American Forces Press Service (AFPS), Navy News Service (NNS), Air Force News Service (AFNS), News USA and North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS). Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of the Department of Defense, United States Navy, officials of the Naval Air Station Pensacola, or Ballinger Publishing. All advertising, including classified ads, is arranged through Ballinger Publishing. Minimum weekly circulation is 25,000. Everything advertised in this publication must be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to rank, rate, race, creed, color, national origin or sex of the purchaser, user or patron. A confirmed rejection of this policy of equal opportunities by an advertiser will result in the refusal of future advertising from that source.
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“Good mentors have enabled me to stay on the right track career-wise, and have helped me to think through different problems that we face as active-duty Marines and Sailors,” said Blauw. “Mentors have helped me to learn how to think through different courses of action, as often there are no clear cut answers to what we should do next or what billet we should be trying to fill. I learned a lot during the speed mentoring event. I hope I was able to share some solid observations or advice, but I was also impressed by the knowledge and desire for excellence demonstrated by the younger members in the crowd.” The mission of the NNOA is to actively support the sea services in the recruitment, retention and career development of its members and the enhancement of diversity in the officer corps. They provide professional development, mentoring, and support cultural diversity. The NNOA’s goal, since its establishment in 1972 in Annapolis, Md., is to establish, and maintain a positive image of the sea services in communities and educational institutions.
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It’s true that a mother’s work is never really done By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist
I remember it like it was yesterday. The shriek of my alarm going off at 6:15 a.m. like the start of some second-rate dog race. With a rat’s nest of hair and the same yoga pants I’d worn the day before, I was off and running: making beds, toasting waffles, packing lunches, dropping off, sorting laundry, picking up, flipping nuggets, filling tubs, reading stories, tucking in. Other than 20 minutes spent wolfing down a turkey on wheat for lunch at our kitchen island between wash cycles, the closest thing I had to “free time” was falling asleep on the couch while clipping peanut butter coupons in front of the television after the children went to bed. And when my Navy husband was deployed, my daily routine was a total blur, teetering somewhere between precarious sanity and certifiable madness. Thank the good Lord those days are over. After a couple of decades spent fulfilling the needs of our three children, I’m finally free. With our oldest now off at college, our two girls in high school and my husband on shore duty,
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About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, has been a military spouse for 20 years (and running). She also writes columns for Military Spouse magazine and a blog at www.themeat andpotatoesoflife.com. She and her family are stationed at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. no one is depending on me anymore. Hallelujah. It’s time for me to do what I want to do for once. However, when school started this year, I didn’t want to
traumatize our girls by drastically changing their routine. I thought it best to wean them gently, so I got up early each morning as usual, offering to scramble eggs, find soccer socks, slice oranges. But turns out, they can do it all by themselves. What a relief. On our morning ride to school in the minivan, I used to talk my children through the day’s schedule, making sure they were organized and ready for any quizzes or tests. But the girls let me know the first week of school that, instead of talking to me, they prefer to motivate themselves on our morning drive by having a “girl dance
party,” which entails turning the minivan volume up to level nine and flailing their arms to the beat. And my 16-year-old is quick to remind me that, in a few short months, they won’t even need me to drive them to school because she will have her driver’s license. What a welcome change that will be. Back at home, I breathe a huge sigh of relief that there’s no one depending on me for the next 10 hours. I look around our empty house, ecstatic that I have the whole day to myself to finally do all the things I could never do before – go on a shopping spree, start a new career, take tennis lessons, meet friends
for lunch, train for a marathon. But, of course, I wouldn’t want to jump into my newfound freedom too quickly. Instead, I check to see if there’s any laundry to be done, then remember that I did it all yesterday. I peek at the computer every 10 minutes to see if any pressing emails have come in. I wander the house looking for dust bunnies. Eventually, I microwave the cup of lukewarm coffee I inadvertently left in the pantry, and plunk down at the kitchen table. Now what? Just then, I hear a thunk in the bedroom upstairs. Stirring from his morning nap, our 8-year-old labradoodle, Dinghy, comes down the back staircase of our old base house, his toenails clopping on the wood flooring. With a boney clunk, he sits in front of me, lifts a lanky paw, and scrapes it over my thigh. Terrific. Just when I was about to savor the sweet solitude of freedom, it dawns on me. I’m not free just yet – I’m still key and essential to this household. With renewed purpose, I get out my To Do list and scribble, 1. Walk dog, 2. Feed dog, 3. Teach old dog new tricks, 4. Buy new dog toys, 5. Go to dog park ... Looks like my work is never done.
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Fire prevention’s lessons come at a high cost Commentary by Craig Lewis Fire Prevention Chief Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast
realize statistics might seem boring but unfortunately they are true – take a few minutes and review the information in this article and consider what you can do to make a difference in how you look at fire safety and smoke detectors. This information is from the National Fire Protection Association’s website (http:// www.nfpa. org) and for more fire safety information visit http://www. nfpa. org/safety-information. Home fires • In 2011, U.S. fire departments responded to 370,000 home structure fires. These fires caused 13,910 civilian injuries, 2,520 civilian deaths, and $ 6.9 billion in direct damage. • On average, seven people died in U.S. home fires per day from 2007 to 2011. • Cooking is the leading cause
NFPA launches interactive fire prevention quiz From www.nfpa.org
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is offering an online, interactive quiz for members of the public looking to test their fire safety smarts. The quiz reinforces the messages behind NFPA’s annual awareness campaign, Fire Prevention Week (http://www. fpw.org), and its 2014 theme, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month.” The 2014 Fire Prevention Week Quiz is available online through Oct. 25 at www.nfpa. org/ fpwquiz, and includes 12 questions on smoke alarm safety and information. This interactive resource lets families see how well-prepared they are for an emergency. Quiz-takers can review their results and compare them with others via Twitter and Facebook. This year, Fire Prevention Week informs the public about the importance of testing their smoke alarms every month. Test your knowledge today at www.nfpa.org/fpwquiz.
home fires and home fire injuries, followed heating equipment. • Smoking is a leading cause of civilian home fire deaths. • Most fatal fires kill one or two people. In 2012, eight home fires killed five or more people resulting in a total of 44 deaths. Smoke alarms • Almost three of five (60 percent) of reported home fire deaths in 2007 to 2011 resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. • Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in reported
You may have seen this message at the NAS Pensacola front gate, but it bears repeating: working smoke alarms save lives.
home fires in half. • In fires considered large enough to activate the smoke alarm, hardwired alarms operated 93 percent of the time, while battery powered alarms operated only 79 percent of the time. • When smoke alarms fail to operate, it is usually because batteries are missing, disconnected, or dead. • An ionization smoke alarm is generally more responsive to flaming fires and a photoelectric smoke alarm is generally more responsive to smoldering fires. For the best protection, or where extra time is needed, to awaken or assist others, both types of alarms, or combination ioniza-
tion and photoelectric alarms are recommended. Escape planning • According to an NFPA survey, only one-third of Americans have both developed and practiced a home fire escape plan. • Almost three-quarters of Americans do have an escape plan; however, more than half never practiced it. • One-third (32 percent) of respondents who made an estimate thought they would have at least six minutes before a fire in their home would become life threatening. The time available is often less. Only 8 percent said their first thought on hearing a smoke alarm would be to get out.
Candles • During 2007-2011 candles caused 3 percent of home fires, 4 percent of home fire deaths, 7 percent of home fire injuries and 6 percent of direct property damage from home fires. • On average, there are 32 home candle fires reported per day. • More than one-third of these fires (36 percent) started in the bedroom; however, the candle industry found that only 13 percent of candle users burn candles in the bedroom most often. • Nearly three in five candle fires (56 percent) start when things that can burn are too close to the candle.
More than Mrs. O’Leary’s cow: history of Fire Prevention Week From www.nfpa.org
Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 conflagration that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres. The fire began Oct. 8, but continued into and did most of its damage Oct. 9, 1871. Commemorating a conflagration According to popular legend, the fire broke out after a cow – belonging to Mrs. Catherine O’Leary – kicked over a lamp, setting first the barn, then the whole city on fire. Chances are you’ve heard some version of this story yourself; people have been blaming the Great Chicago Fire on the cow and Mrs. O’Leary, for more than 130 years. But recent research by Chicago historian Robert Cromie has helped to debunk this version of events. The “moo” myth Like any good story, the “case of the cow” has some truth to it. The great fire almost certainly started near the barn where Mrs. O’Leary kept her five milking cows. But there is no proof that O’Leary was in the barn when the fire broke out – or that a jumpy cow sparked the blaze. Mrs. O’Leary herself swore that she’d been in bed early that night, and that the cows were also tucked in for the evening. But if a cow wasn’t to blame for the huge fire, what was? Over the years, journalists and historians have offered plenty of theories. Some blamed the blaze on a couple of neighborhood boys who were near the barn sneaking cigarettes. Others believed that a neighbor of the O’Leary’s may have started the fire. Some people have speculated that a fiery me-
Artist’s rendering of the Chicago Fire, by John R. Chapin, originally printed in Harper’s Weekly; the view faces northeast across the Randolph Street Bridge.
teorite may have fallen to earth on Oct. 8, starting several fires that day – in Michigan and Wisconsin, as well as in Chicago. The biggest blaze that week While the Great Chicago Fire was the bestknown blaze to start during this fiery two-day stretch, it wasn’t the biggest. That distinction goes to the Peshtigo Fire, the most devastating forest fire in American history. The fire, which also occurred Oct. 8, 1871, and roared through Northeast Wisconsin, burning down 16 towns, killing 1,152 people and scorching 1.2 million acres before it ended. Historical accounts of the fire say that the blaze began when several railroad workers clearing land for tracks unintentionally started a brush fire. Before long, the fast-moving flames were whipping through the area “like a tornado,” some survivors said. It was the small town of Peshtigo, Wisc. that suffered the worst damage. Within an hour, the entire town had been destroyed.
Nine decades of fire prevention Those who survived the Chicago and Peshtigo fires never forgot what they’d been through; both blazes produced countless tales of bravery and heroism. But the fires also changed the way that firefighters and public officials thought about fire safety. On the 40th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, the Fire Marshals Association of North America (today known as the International Fire Marshals Association), decided that the anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire should henceforth be observed not with festivities, but in a way that would keep the public informed about the importance of fire prevention. The commemoration grew incrementally official over the years. In 1920, President Woodrow Wilson issued the first National Fire Prevention Day proclamation, and since 1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed on the Sunday through Saturday period in which Oct. 9 falls.
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Historic link surfaces for retiring museum director From www.navalaviationmuseum.org
n Sept. 29, Capt. Robert L. Rasmussen retired as director of the National Naval Aviation Museum, a position he has held for almost three decades. He is the longest serving director in the museum’s 51year history and there is not much about naval aviation that has escaped his attention during that time. Yet, just recently the previously hidden history of a fixture at the entrance to NAS Pensacola, revealed a surprising twist for him. The F-11 Tiger that from 1965 to 2014 was a fixture at the front gate of NAS Pensacola. In 1965, NAS Pensacola personnel placed an F-11 Tiger near the front gate. Initially displayed in the light gull gray-and-white paint scheme of fleet aircraft, the airplane subsequently received a makeover to honor the air station’s most visible tenant command, the Navy’s famed Blue Angels flight demonstration team, which flew the F-11 during the period of 1957 to 1968. For years, that is how it appeared to personnel and visitors entering the air station. Earlier this year, as part of NAS Pensacola’s year long commemoration of its centennial, an F/A-18 Hornet, the current airplane flown by the Blue Angels, replaced the F-
11, which as part of the museum’s inventory of historic aircraft, was made available for loan to another entity since the museum already displays an example of the airplane. Accordingly, it made its way to Discovery Park of America in Union City, Tenn. There, while preparing it for display, personnel opened up the cockpit and found the data plate identifying the bureau number of the airplane –141869. Up until that time, no NASP or museum officials had known this information. The bureau number had not been painted on the airplane and there had never been a requirement to access the cockpit. “There was just something about it that sounded familiar,” Rasmussen recalled of hearing the bureau number. Digging out his aviator’s flight log books, which listed every flight he made during his three decades of service as a naval aviator, he soon found out why. In November 1958, while a lieutenant assigned to the Blue Angels, he had first flown the airplane at the Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant on Long Island, a location where the Navy and
U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, right, presents retired Navy Capt. Robert L. Rasmussen with a copy of a tribute inserted into the Congressional Record during Rasmussen’s retirement ceremony Sept. 29 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Rasmussen, who was a Blue Angel pilot and combat aviator in Vietnam, served as director of the museum for 27 years. Photo by Donald Watson
Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation personnel flight tested company airplanes. It was the first of exactly 300 flights he would make in the airplane over the course of the ensuing fourteen months, many of them in flight demonstrations around the country as the slot pilot in the Blue Angels’ diamond formation, the airplane (then designated an F11F-1) emblazoned with the number “4” on its vertical stabilizer. In
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a fleet squadron, whether serving ashore or afloat, naval aviators generally do not fly the same airplane from one day to the next. However, that is not the case in the Blue Angels, and Rasmussen likely flew this airplane more than any other in his flying career. Fittingly the news came on the eve of his retirement, a link to his time in uniform emerging at the conclusion of years spent preserving naval aviation’s heritage.
Retired Navy Capt. Robert L. Rasmussen became the director of the National Naval Aviation Museum in 1987. He is also an accomplished painter and sculptor. A native of Rio Vista, Calif., Rasmussen entered the Navy through the aviation cadet program in 1950. After receiving his wings, he was assigned to VF-51 at Miramar, Calif., deploying aboard USS Philippine Sea (CV 47). He was a Blue Angels pilot from 1956 to 1960. In 1962, he joined VF 33 aboard USS Intrepid (CVA 11) and became aide to Deputy Commander In Chief, Atlantic Fleet. Following postgraduate school, Rasmussen was executive officer and then commanding officer of VF- 111, operating aboard USS Oriskany (CVA 34) during the Vietnam War. In 1968, he became head of Junior Officer Distribution at the Bureau of Personnel. Rasmussen returned to the Vietnam theater in 1971, first as chief of staff, Carrier Division 7, and then as commanding officer of USS Mount Hood (AE 29). In 1974, he became commanding officer of NS Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico. He became director of Aviation Officer Distribution in Washington, D.C., in 1976, and his last assignment before retirement was as commanding officer of Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC) at NAS Pensacola.
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NASWF Civilians of the Quarter By Ens. Kim Mahoney NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs
aval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) has named their top civilians for the third quarter 2014. Ken Cube earned the Senior Civilian of the Quarter (SCoQ) honors and Sandra Burnett received Junior Civilian of the Quarter (JCoQ) recognition. The awardees have exemplified productivity and creativity in the workplace. Workers are nominated by their supervisors and compete against other nominees in other departments on base. This award is a way for the Navy to recognize the hard work that civilians put into helping operations run smoothly. Cube has served as the safety and occupational health specialist in the NASWF Safety Department since May 2014. He made crucial preparations for the command’s Regional Operational Assessment and Assistance Program (ROAAP) inspection, which led the command to become only the second to pass all 34 areas of the inspection. Cube was also commended for his knowledge of
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations. He demonstrated initiative and subject matter expertise by creating the instructor and student guides for an OSHA 10hour general industry two day course. CNRSE specifically requested that Cube instruct an OSHA 30-hour general industry five-day class at the headquarters for 24 personnel, providing an invaluable service and cost savings to CNRSE personnel. His knowledge and expertise are widely recognized both on and off base. “He’s a terrific employee. He does everything you could ever ask of him without even having to be told, it does not get much better than that,” said retired Lt. Cmdr. Richard Ballinger, Naval
Air Station Whiting Field safety officer and Cube’s supervisor. “He is a selfstarter ... He is congenial and well liked on base.” Burnett works for the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) as a family readiness program assistant. She was the primary contact for coordination of the NASWF Job Fair and prepared correspondence by making phone calls to 200plus employers to identify needs or verify attendance. She drafted programs and prepared staff work schedules and floor layout schematics in addition to sustaining superior customer service. She volunteered to recruit and give in depth training to volunteers who worked in her
office. Burnett works behind the scenes for the numerous projects she contributes to, and is considered essential to the success of those programs. Burnett continuously provides recommendations and evaluations to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and productivity of FFSC. “She is the core of the operations of the FFSC ... (she has the) knowledge, wisdom and ability to ensure that all the components of FFSC have all the things they need to complete the tasks,” said Daryl Johnson, a work and family life consultant at the FFSC. The award winners both exemplify ambitious work ethics and the ability to take the initiative in any task. “We are privileged to have such a capable civilian workforce at NAS Whiting Field,” said Cmdr. Greggory Gray, NASWF executive officer. “All of these men and women make such noteworthy contributions to the success of this installation each and every day that it is often challenging to highlight the most significant achievements of a particular period. However, Ken Cube and Sandra Burnett have performed above and beyond the high standard of excellence that we have come to expect and are extremely worthy of recognition as the NASWF Senior and Junior Civilians of the third quarter.”
New CPOs pinned in Sept. 16 ceremony at NASWF Story, photo by 1st Lt. Nathan A. Boyar NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs
The newest chief petty officers (CPOs) of NAS Whiting Field were pinned Sept. 16. The ceremony, which honored YNC Gina Green, ACC Jean Vincent, MAC Colt Ward, and MAC Michael Wiederhoeft, was held at the atrium at NAS Whiting Field. Each of these newly pinned chiefs were selected for the months of preparation leading up to their pinning because of their subject matter experts as first class petty officers. Now they will be taking up new challenges that continue their subject matter expertise and increases their leadership amongst their commands. “Ask the chief” is a staple of Navy terminology for enlisted and officers alike. Col-
ACC Vincent, YNC Green, MAC Wiederhoeft and MAC Ward (from left to right) sing “Anchors Aweigh” at their CPO pinning ceremony at NAS Whiting Field.
lectively, the newly pinned chiefs of NAS Whiting Field have 59 years of experience in the Navy. Green is from Panama City and enlisted in 1989. Her first duty station was San Diego, Calif. After spending 12 years
out, she re-enlisted in 2006. She is assigned to Naval Reserve Navy Security Force, NASWF. Green serves as the senior enlisted leader for her unit. Vincent is a 14-year veteran who started his career in Mayport; his hometown is Coral
Springs. Vincent currently works as facility watch supervisor for North Whiting Tower and will soon be South Whiting Tower branch chief. Ward’s first duty station was Souda Bay, Greece. He enlisted in 2002. Ward is the physical security officer for NASWF, where he implements the command’s security plan and sustains the anti-terrorism force protection of the installation. Ward grew up in Owensboro, Ky. Wiederhoeft is the weapons officer for NASWF. He manages security of weapons and ammunition for the base and additionally runs the 3M program (materials maintenance management). Wiederhoeft hails from Merrill, Wis. After enlisting in 2002 his first duty station was in London, England. The guest speaker at the pin-
ning ceremony was NASWF Commanding Officer, Capt. Matthew Coughlin. Coughlin spoke about his experiences as the son of a second class petty officer who had a deep respect for his command’s chief, specifically Chief Kowalski. As his father told sea stories, he would always come back to the lessons learned from his chief. “Never underestimate the influence you have, because that chief had an influence on me and I had never worn the uniform yet,” he said. The ceremony opened an uplifting singing of “Anchors Aweigh” by the new chief petty officers. The ceremony finished with each new CPO joining the ranks of the attending chiefs. “Today is about you,” Couglin noted. “Tomorrow is about everything but you.”
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Retired military seminar announced
The 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 Activities Office and the Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Fleet and Family Support Center. NASP CO Capt. Keith Hoskins will give opening remarks and Naval Hospital Pensacola CO Capt. Maureen Padden will be the guest speaker. Padden will provide updates to changes regarding activeduty and retiree medical benefits. Keynote speaker, retired Lt. Col. Shane Ostorm, will present legislative updates on military and veterans benefits. 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.
Coast Guard’s Haunted Ship returns Coast Guard Cutter Cypress (WLB 210) will present its 3rd annual Haunted Ship in conjunction with a food drive from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 24-25 at Plaza de Luna Pier at the south end of Palafox Street. The ship will be opened to the public while it is moored in downtown Pensacola for the event, which supports MANNA Food Pantries. Attendees are encouraged, but not required, to bring one can of nonperishable food to donate. The haunted ship is not recommended for children younger than 10. Free, family friendly carnival games will be offered pierside for younger children. For more information, call Ens. Stephanie Knaup or MKC Jack Porter at 361-7246 or go to http://cypresshauntedship.com.
Antarctic explorers scheduled to meet
The Gulf Coast Group Chapter of the Old Antarctic Explorers Association (OAEA) will meet at noon tomorrow, Oct. 11, at Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant, 630 North Navy Blvd. All interested parties are welcome. For more information, call 456-3556.
Community groups present cookout 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. tomorrow, Oct. 11, at the Fricker Community Center, 900 North F Street. There will be food and musical entertain-
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Gospel groups to perform Oct. 11 Southern gospel bluegrass will be featured at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 11, at the Ole Tyme Gospel Opry at Ragon Hall, 2600 Stratford St. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner can be purchased for $6 a plate. House band Canaan Land is scheduled to play along with other performers. Admission is free; donations are appreciated. For more information, call Ronnie Ward at 5161542 or go to www.oletymegospelopry.com.
Wreaths on sale for Dec. 13 event 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.
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 email@example.com.
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. Shell will be conducting two testing sessions for operations and crafts/technician roles. One session will be 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 16. in the TAP Classroom, Bldg. 741. The second session will be noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 17 at the NASP Conference Center. Speak with a Shell recruiter to sign up for testing or to get more information on Shell opportunities for transitioning military. Send an e-mail to 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.
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.
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 focus on small business opportunities with the federal government. The registration cost is $30 per person. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or go to http://pensacola. same.org.
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A major problem which can affect both the payor and recipient of child support is when the support should begin. If you are involved in the initial Divorce proceeding the payor’s obligation begins, at the minimum, when the divorce is filed and/or you no longer live together with the child/children. The separation date may predate the filing of the divorce petition. You need an attorney’s advice to ascertain your obligation. If you wait until the final hearing, you may have to pay ongoing child support plus a court ordered amount each month to satisfy an arrearage plus interest. If you are active duty military, the JAG manual (navy page) will specify what you must pay to continue to support your family until further court order. A temporary hearing could reduce the amount of child support that you have been direct to may pay military orders or rules. If you are the spouse of an active duty military member, reservist or retiree, see Spouse/Military or
call for an appointment regarding the questions you may have. Retirement Alimony/Spousal Support In Florida, military retirement funds are an asset which is treated differently than other income related to Alimony/Spousal Support. The spouse of retired military personnel receives a pro rata share of the retirement funds. If the spouse remarries, the awarded share is still paid. If the military retiree dies, and an SBP is elected, it is still paid. You must make sure your lawyer uses the correct formula in order to establish the amount owed. DFAS has particular guidelines that must be met in order to accomplish the correct payment of spousal support.
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CFC mobile van visits NETPDTC; See page B2 Spotlight
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Story, photo by MC1 James Stenberg Assistant public affairs officer, Naval Hospital Pensacola
ctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) is educating its beneficiaries about the dangers of breast cancer and the importance of getting checked. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the United States. About one in eight women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime. “The two greatest risk factors for breast cancer are being a woman and getting older,” said Michelle Wilkes, breast health specialist at NHP. “Early detection with a breast self-exam, clinical breast exam and mammography is the best
defense against this disease.” A mammogram can often detect breast cancer long before it can be felt and usually years before physical symptoms appear. The earlier cancer is detected, the less invasive and more successful treatment can be. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that in 2014, more than 232,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Men are also susceptible to breast cancer and the ACS predicts that more
than 2,000 men will be diagnosed this year. “Since breast cancer is so rare in men, no routine screening is recommended,” said HM2 Brett Strach, nuclear medicine technologist, NHP. “However, if a man notices a lump or a change in the breast, he needs to be evaluated by a physician.” Being diagnosed with breast cancer can produce a cornucopia of emotional and medical concerns. Thankfully, NHP has had a certified breast patient naviga-
t o r available for the last 16 years to assist with the treatment and recovery process. To help promote breast cancer awareness, the hospital will be hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness Expo every Friday during the month of October. The expo will educate beneficiaries on the dangers of breast cancer and the importance of knowing how to perform a self-exam. There will also be pamphlets, self-exam cards and tables with interactive displays so that beneficiaries can actually see what a lump
would feel like. “I encourage all women to take charge of their health care and receive these lifesaving exams,” said Wilkes. “Do it for yourself and for the ones you love. Put your breasts to the test and let’s give (breast) cancer the shove.” The American Cancer Society recommends annual mammograms for women over the age of 40. Beneficiaries enrolled at NHP can call their Medical Home Port Team through central appointments at 505-7170 to schedule a mammogram.
Who is at risk for breast cancer? From www.cdc.gov
Deborah Vanloh, a mammogram technologist at Naval Hospital Pensacola, sets up a mammogram machine in preparation for a patient. A mammogram can often detect breast cancer long before it can be felt and usually years before physical symptoms appear.
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Expo • NHP’s Radiology Department will be hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness Month Expo every Friday in October. The expo will be in the NHP courtyard from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stop by and learn more about breast cancer; food will be available for purchase.
Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the breast, it is called breast cancer. All women are at risk for breast cancer. Not counting skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women of all major racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Among Hispanic women, it is the most common cause of death from cancer, and it is the second most common cause of death from cancer among white, black, Asian or Pacific Islander and American Indian or Alaska Native women. Although more white women get breast cancer, more black women die from it. How can I prevent it? Scientists are studying how best to prevent breast cancer. Ways to help lower your risk of getting breast cancer include: • Stay physically active by getting regular exercise. • Maintain a healthy weight. • Avoid using hormone replacement therapy (HRT), or find out the risks and benefits of HRT and if it is right for you. • Limit the amount of alcohol that you drink.
Gosling Games Color Me ‘Pink is for hope’
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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CFC mobile van visits NETPDTC By Katrina Gergely NETPDTC PAO
The Naval Education and Training Professional Development Technology Center (NETPDTC) kicked off its Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) with a visit from the touring CFC Mobile Pledging Van and a tailgate party hosted by NETPDTC’s Welfare & Recreation Committee Sept. 19. More than 100 civilians and military members attended the kick-off event supporting this year’s CFC theme “Helping Hands, Giving Heart.” The event was organized by Chrissy Wagner, CFC activity chairperson, departmental CFC keypeople and the NETPDTC Welfare and Recreation Committee members. “The Combined Federal Campaign is the mechanism through which I can help others and know that the agency is
valid and has been meticulously screened,” said Rich Andres, CFC keyperson. “We should be thankful that we can give a little of our good fortune to someone who is severely struggling without impacting our daily comforts. We give because we can.” The CFC pledging van, manned by local CFC Director Ron Denson and assistants, is on its annual awareness tour providing information and answering queries on the various non-profit organizations. The van also offers guidance for registering online using the van’s latest feature, mobile laptops. “I especially like to give to local charities because I know those funds stay in the community. They might even help my relatives, friends or neighbors when hurricanes and flooding hit our area,” said Donna Berkley, attendee and long term donor to CFC. The Office of Personnel
Service pins awarded at TraWing-6 ... CNATRA Training Air Wing Six (CTW-6) Detachment officer-in-charge, Lt. Cmdr. Bradly Slaughter, recently awarded meritorious service pins to Jacqueline Gooris (left) and Melanie Nichols (right). Gooris was recognized for the completion of 30 years of outstanding service. She currently serves as detachment industrial specialist, responsible for verification and validation of all CTW-6 flight/simulator hours. Nichols was also recognized for her 25-year milestone of outstanding service. Nichols currently serves as detachment industrial property management specialist, providing oversight of the transfer, tailoring, management and disposition of all government assets at CTW-6. Photos courtesy of John Appicelli
Chrissy Wagner, NETPDTC CFC activity chairperson, sets up an informational display with CFC keyperson, Rich Andres. Photo by Julian Huff.
Management (OPM), which provides oversight to local CFC campaigns, recognized the Escambia Santa Rosa CFC with top honors and the 2013 Innovation Award, for its creative and innovative strategy in increasing program awareness by developing and implementing
the Mobile CFC Awareness Tour. “There are so many sources of gratification I’ve found working as the CFC activity chairperson. One of them is having the privilege of actively contributing to the 40,870 individuals in need that were fed in Escambia and
Santa Rosa counties and knowing that I helped make that possible,” said Wagner. Some of the new features available this year online are the ability to donate directly through MyPay or a credit/debit card of choice for a one time donation. You can also donate to other local charities worldwide outside of the Pensacola area through the Universal Giving option. A charity list can be obtained by visiting the EscaRosa CFC site or by contacting an activity representative. CFC has vetted a listing of more than 34,000 international, national and local charities that maintain required accountability standards. For more information visit: http://www.escarosacfc.org/_roo t/index.php?content_id=5187. For more information on NETPDTC, visit https:// www. netc. navy.mil/ netc/ Commands/ NETPDTC.aspx.
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Fair schedule packed with 10 days of entertainment From Pensacola Interstate Fair
The 80th Pensacola Interstate Fair promises fun and excitement, along with bigname music acts and television personalities. The musical line-up kicks off opening night with the “Catty-oke” finals presented by Cat Country 98.7 and Seville Quarter at 7 p.m. Oct. 16. The 12 winners from several weeks of competition will battle it out during the finals. Rocker Eddie Money will perform his ’70s and ’80s hits at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17. He is best known for songs such as “Baby Hold On,” “Two Tickets to Paradise” and the Top
10 hit “Take Me Home Tonight.” Country music singer David Nail is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 18. His hits songs include “Red Light” and “Let It Rain.” His newest album, “I’m a Fire,” includes the chart topping song “Whatever She’s Got.” Local bands will have be featured in the Sunday Showcase beginnig at noon Oct. 19. Nick Jr. characters Milli
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and Geo from children’s show “Team Umizoomi” will make two appearances from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Jimmy Riffle, star of Animal Planet’s “Gator Boys” will perform stunts and capture techniques during the “Scales, Tails and Teeth Gator Show” at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and Oct. 22. Local country sensation Chloe Channell takes the stage at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21. YouTube and A&E star Big Smo will perform his blend of country, rap and hip-hop at 8 p.m. Oct. 22. Country star Craig Morgan will be on stage at 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 24. His hits include “Almost Home,” “That’s What I Love About Sunday,” “Redneck Yacht Club,” “International Harvester” and “Wake Up Lovin’ You.” Country music band Eli Young Band will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 Hailing from Texas, the band has made it big with songs such as the current single “Dust.” “This year, our musical lineup is filled with big names to help us celebrate our 80th anniversary,” said Don Frenkel, Pensacola Interstate Fair general manager. “With entertainment almost every night, this year’s fair is packed with fun and excitement.”
Entertainment shows at the fair are free with the price of admission. General admission to the fair is $12 for adults, $6 for children age four to 11 and free for children younger than four. Discounts passes are on sale in advance at area Walgreens stores. Fairgrounds parking costs $5. Oct. 19 is military appreciation day. All active and retired military personnel and spouse with proper identification will be admitted for $6 into the fair all day long (does not include child dependents). For complete information, call 944-4500 or go to www.pensacolafair.com.
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October 10, 2014
Morale, Welfare and Recreation
Two groups of youth dancers perform during the festival. The middle and high school group is called the Glenzethes, which means merry makers in Greek; the younger group is called Hara, which means joy.
Photo, story from Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Pensacola
The Pensacola Greek Festival is a staple of Pensacola’s fall celebration lineup. If you are unable to travel to Greece, live Greek music, food, folk dancing and church tours will make you feel right at home. The festival gives members of the Greek community in Pensacola an opportunity to share their culture and traditions. The three-day event draws upwards of 30,000 people. Entertainment highlights of the weekend include dancers dressed in traditional costumes representing various regions of Greece, and the dance floor is open to all between perform-
Details • What: The 55th annual Pensacola Greek Festival. • Where: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 1720 West Garden St. • When: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. today, Oct. 10; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 11; and noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 12. • Cost: Free admission. • For more information: 433-2662 or www.PensacolaGreekFestival.com.
ances. The Kostas Kastanis band will play traditional and modern Greek music. Traditional roast lamb, baked chicken, dolmathes, moussaka, pastitsio, spanakopita, tiropita and Greek salads will be served in the dinner hall. Pastry and
desserts items will be sold outside under the main tent. The outdoor taverna will feature gyros, souvlakia (kabobs) and sausage wraps as well as chicken tenders, Greek fries and calamari. Many of the food items are prepared by parishioners and by restaurants owned by church members. Recipes will be available. Nonperishable food items will be collected for donation to Manna Food Bank. Visitors will be able to attend church tours lasting approximately 30 minutes. Members of the church choir will sing Byzantine hymns at the conclusion of each tour. Patrons should utilize street parking. Those with special needs can be dropped off in front of the hall.
At the movies FRIDAY
“Dolphin Tale 2,” PG, 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; “No Good Deed,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m., 8 p.m.
“Dolphin Tale 2,” PG, noon, 2:30 p.m.; “The November Man,” R, 5 p.m.; “As Above, So Below,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “If I Stay,” PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “The Identical,” PG, 3 p.m.; “No Good Deed,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Chef,” R, 8 p.m.
“Dolphin Tale 2,” PG, noon, 2:30 p.m.; “As Above, So Below,” R, 5 p.m.; “Chef,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “The Identical,” PG, 12:30 p.m.; “If I Stay,” PG-13, 3 p.m.; “The November Man,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “No Good Deed,” PG-13, 8 p.m.
“Dolphin Tale 2,” PG, 2 p.m.; “If I Stay,” PG-13, 4:30 p.m.; “Chef,” R, 7 p.m.; “The Identical,” PG, 2:30 p.m.; “No Good Deed,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “As Above, So Below,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“No Good Deed,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The November Man,” R, 7 p.m.; “If I Stay,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Chef,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“Dolphin Tale 2,” PG, 5 p.m.; “When the Game Stands Tall,” PG, 7:30 p.m.; “No Good Deed,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “The Identical,” PG, 7:10 p.m.
“If I Stay,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “As Above, So Below,” R, 7:10 p.m.; “The November Man,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “No Good Deed,” PG-13, 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
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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 chairs or blankets. Reserved seating options are available and tickets are on sale. For more information, go to www.naspensacola airshow.com. A Friday Night • Haunting Fall MMA Fights event is Festival: 4 p.m. to scheduled for 7 p.m. 9 p.m. Oct. 18, today, Oct. 10, at the Blue Angel RecreNATTC Hangar. Doors open at 6 pm. ation Park. Will feature costume The fights presented contests, carnival by NASP MWR will games, face paintfeature professional and amateur fighters. ing and a hay ride. Food and beverThe free event is ages will be availopen to all authorized able for a minimal MWR patrons and fee from 4 p.m. to their guests. Food 7 p.m. Entry is free and beverages will be for active duty and available for purtheir families and chase. (No outside $5 per car for nonfood or drinks should active duty. For be brought in.) For more information, more information, call call 453-6286. 452-3806, ext. 3100. • 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 needed. For more information, call 452-3810. • Powder Puff Football Tournament: Oct. 18 on Portside Lawn. Register at Portside Fitness Center. Supports breast cancer awareness. For more information, 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. • New Beginners Karate Class: Class being offered at Portside Gym is open to all active duty, retirees, reservists, DOD and their family members age 10 and older. For more information or to register, call 452-9845. • Navy Child Development Home Care: Applications being accepted for care providers. The next orientation training is scheduled for Nov. 3-7. There is no cost to attend the session. To enroll in the program or for more information, call 572-5026.
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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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.
Fleet and Family Support Center The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Transition Assistance Program Job Fair: 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 17, NASP Conference Center, Bldg. 3249. For more information, call 452-5990. • Spouse and Newcomer Orientation: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 15 at Fleet and Family Support Center. For more information or to register, call 452-5609. • Couples Communication Workshop: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 14 and Oct. 21, NASP Fleet and Family Support Center. Build a happier relationship by developing better communication skills, managing your stress as a couple and finding ways to compromise. This is a two-day, two-
hour class. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • Healing the Angry Brain: Weekly sessions begin 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Oct. 28 and continue to Dec. 2. A neuropsychological approach to understanding anger presented by Mario Campa, clinical counselor, and Susan Rivazfar, family advocacy program case manager. Pre-registration required; contact Rivazfar at susan. firstname.lastname@example.org or 452-5611. • Sponsor Training: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 22. Everyone in the military has to transfer sooner or later. Training is offered monthly. Sponsors will be trained to provide reliable information to incoming personnel and their families. To register, call 452-5609.
Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach has volunteer opportunities including: • United Way Day of Caring: today, Oct. 10. Event matches volunteers with non-profit agencies. For information, call 452-2532 or e-mail email@example.com. • Air show drivers: Need 24 volunteers Nov. 3 to drive cars from the Kia dealership to the base. Need proof of valid drivers license. Volunteers also needed to drive shifts Nov. 7 to Nov. 9 to taxi people to and from the air show. Must be qualified. • Special Olympics: Year-round training and competition in Olympictype sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Coaches needed.
• 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; housekeeping, landscaping and maintenance; clerical and administrative assistance; and supporting special events. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report any volunteer hours you work to receive recognition. For more information, call 452-2532 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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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