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NASP FFSC Transition Assistance Program Job Fair ... 9 a.m. to noon today, Oct. 13, in the NASP Conference Center Bldg. 249. Event is open to all active-duty military, dependents, DoD civilians and contractors. No registration required. For more information, call 452-5990.

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NAVFAC SE: Spotlight on Energy Action Month By Sue Brink NAVFAC Southeast Public Affairs

Motorcycle riders gathered to learn from each other and exchange information at NAS Pensacola’s first Motorcycle Mentorship Meet ’n Greet event Oct. 4. (Above) Members of the Escambia County traffic unit chat with base personnel about commion riding interests. Photo by Patrick Nichols

Motorcyle mentorship event promotes safety, skills, knowledge By Jane Bush NAS Pensacola Safety Office

The Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Safety Office held its initial Motorcycle Mentorship Meet ’n Greet Oct. 4 in the parking lot off Radford Drive from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m. Throughout the two-hour time frame, more than 30 riders participated

in the event. Riders, both military and civilian, from NASP commands and branches of service attended the successful event. Service members from 12th Flying Training Wing (12th FTW), Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), NASP command, Information Warfare See Motorcycle on page 2

October is Energy Action Month and Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast (NAVFAC SE) is putting an emphasis on energy conservation during the monthlong observation. This years theme is “Energy Action=Mission Success.” The government-wide observance promotes energy awareness and encourages the smart use of energy and water resources. “Energy is critical to the Department of Navy’s ability to accomplish its mission,” said NAVFAC SE Regional Energy Program Manager Steven Webster. “That mission is to provide the global presence necessary to ensure stability, deter potential adversaries and present options in times of crisis.” The Navy, in recent months, refined its focus on energy conservation and utilization into three pillars of energy security. Those pillars are reliability, resiliency and

efficiency, further explained below: • Reliability: energy systems deliver in a regular and timely manner • Resiliency: energy systems resist and recover from disturbances, whether they are accidents, terrorist attacks or weather related • Efficiency: deliver energy in an efficient and effective manner The Southeast region continues to implement significant projects that will reduce the amount of energy. “In fiscal year 2018, 15 major energy saving projects will reach full operations, resulting in savings of more than $6.4 million annually,” Webster said. One energy saving project is underway on board Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, Miss. There, more than $4 million is being invested in installing new interior lighting, new HVAC controls, new transformers, chilled water system upgrades and water conservation See Energy on page 2

Virtual Education Center takes over CONUS Navy College service delivery; NASP on-base schools remain By Ed Barker Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center (NETPDC) Public Affairs

As of Oct. 1, the Navy College Virtual Education Center (NCVEC) will take over Voluntary Education (VOLED) service responsibility for the continental United States. With the closure of the last CONUS Navy College Offices (NCOs), all educational program servicing for Sailors will shift to the NCVEC and Navy College Pro-

gram (NCP) website. For Sailors overseas, 11 Navy College Offices still remain open. “Even though the local stateside NCOs have gone away, on-base education programs are still available to Sailors through our partner schools,” said Ernest D’Antonio, Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center VOLED program director. “Navy College Program Region Advisors and base commanding officers work together to select academic institutions to provide on-base educa-

tion programs.” On Naval Air Station Pensacola, academic institutions with partnership agreements will continue to provide services as they have in the past. Currently, NASP is served by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Southern Illinois University and Coastline Community College. “Our VOLED support structure includes a See College on page 2

Punny ‘Key-A’ art car turning heads

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month marked onboard NASP ... Naval Air Station Pensacola

The once-ordinary KIA Sorrento is designed with nearly 5,000 various types of keys and objects that can be a pun off the word “key,” including house keys, hotel keys, computer keys, kiwis, tiki torches, monkeys and piano keys. Navarro added some personal touches by shaping some of the objects to resemble things that mean a lot to her. Among these displays are the

(NASP) Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) is bringing awareness to National Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a series of events. See Gosport’s page B1 “Life” page for more.

Story, photo by Ashley Laliberty NASP PAO Intern

It is not every day that you come across an art car. NAS Pensacola’s Ens. Clara Navarro shows off her creativity and love for puns with her strategicallydecorated art car, the “Key-A,” that she has been working on for the past two years.

NASP Ens. Clara Navarro’s art car features dozens of visual puns based on the nature of it being a “Key-A” (KIA) Sorrento.

Texas star to represent her home state, a Chinese flag to represent her college degree in Mandarin Chinese and computer keys aligned to read from her favorite poems. Navarro has always loved theatre and being able to think outside the box. “I think exercising that creative part of the brain has always been important to me, and finding outlets for it ... especially at the Naval Academy, where everything was so uniform and regimented,” Navarro said. The Key-A is not her first art project. At 16 years old, she turned her Dodge Ram van into “The Time Machine” by covering it in clocks and TIME magazine covers. She joined the Houston Art Car Club and See Key-A on page 2

TOPGUN departs NASP ... Visiting TOPGUN squadron support personnel leave NAS Pensacola Oct. 7 in a C40 transport for NAS Fallon. The aircraft departed during COR 1 conditions with Hurricane Nate on the horizon. Photo by AC3 Christian Klos-Dunn

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Open enrollment application window Oct. 30-Dec. 15 From Carissa Bergosh NASP School Liaison Officer

The “Open Enrollment Application Window” for incoming students for the 2018-19 school years is approaching. This process allows qualified students to request permission to attend Energy from page 1

systems that will produce hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual energy savings. A similar project is underway onboard Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas. Both projects are expected to be completed by January 2018. “The Navy needs the full commitment of every sailor and civilian to perform their duties with the minimum required energy consumption, so energy is available to ensure the Navy mission is delivered,” Webster said. “This includes simple actions like keeping thermostats at prescribed levels, turning off lights, computers and computer monitors when not required, minimizing the amount of water used and reporting observed energy wastes for immediate repairs.” Naval readiness is strengthened when energy is used efficiently. Every Sailor, Marine and civilian is responsible for using energy efficiently in support of mission success. “We provide the tools and education through our community outreach programs and our building energy managers,” Webster said. “Together, we can all help our supported commanders by using energy efficiently in support of mission success.” For more information, visit www. navy. mil, www. facebook.com/ usnavy, or www. twitter. com/usnavy. For more news from Naval Facilities Engineering Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/navfachq/.

schools for which they are not residentially zoned and/or participate in particular career academies housed within our middle and high schools. The application window for incoming middle and high school students runs Oct. 30 through Dec. 15. Students enter-

ing elementary school for the 2018-19 school year can submit an online application this Spring for N.B. Cook Elementary School, from Jan. 29, 2018 through March 9, 2018. For more information, visit the School Choice website www. ecsd-fl.schoolloop.com/School-

Choice or contact them at 4695580. Open enrollment includes application to West Florida Tech High School, Pensacola High IB Program and all career academies in the middle and high schools. Escambia County School Dis-

trict will be hosting its annual School Choice Expo Nov. 2. Be on the lookout for more information and details. Carissa Bergosh is the School Liaison Officer for NASP. She can be reached via e-mail at Carissa.bergosh @navy.mil or by phone at 712-4105.

Fire Prevention Month: Smoke alarms Commentary from Craig Lewis Fire Prevention Chief, Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast (F&ESGC)

Smoke alarms save lives. Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained play a vital role in reducing fire deaths and injuries. If there is a fire in your home, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out. • A closed door may slow the spread of smoke, heat and fire. Install smoke alarms in every sleeping room and outside each separate sleeping area. Install alarms on every level of the home • Smoke alarms should be interconnected. When one sounds, they all sound.

• Large homes may need extra smoke alarms • Test your smoke alarms at least once a month. Press the test button to be sure the alarm is working • There are two kinds of alarms. Ionization smoke alarms are quicker to warn about flaming fires. Photoelectric alarms are quicker to warn about smoldering fires. It is best to use of both types of alarms in the home • Replace all smoke alarms in your home every 10 years • In 2009-2013, smoke alarms sounded in more than half (53 percent) of the home fires reported to U.S. fire departments • Three of every five home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke

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comprehensive array of self-service, contact, and virtual services,” said D’Antonio. “The restructured service delivery model provides Sailors the educational tools and information when and where they need it.” The NCVEC call center hours are from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and may be reached by calling: (877) 838-1659 or DSN 492-4684. Some of the most popular features of the NCVEC and NCP website include: • Text and web-chat features available during call center hours

• A searchable knowledge database with Frequently Asked Questions • A help request/ticket system where a Sailor can complete an online request to ask a question or have an issue resolved and tracked • A self-scheduling tool for education counseling with the NCVEC staff – which saves Sailors time and allows them to obtain the best time for counseling that meets their schedule The URL for the Navy College Program website is www. navy college. navy. mil. Sailors can also get the latest information by following Navy VOLED on Facebook: www.facebook.com/NavyVoluntaryEducation.

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showed off the Time Machine in an annual art car parade with three categories: daily drivers, augmented vehicles and cycles. “I definitely want to drive the Key-A in it someday,” Navarro said. It’s an incredible show of whimsy that is indescribable. The things people come up with make my car look tame.” The Key-A is a show-stopper anywhere it goes and people are always approaching Navarro with questions and ideas for it. “It is a lot more complex than The Time Machine,” she said. “Not everyone gets the pun right away, or once they get it they don’t get all the things that are on it. I actually like that because it requires people to think a little more.”

Training Command (IWTC), Marine Aviation Training Support Group 21 (MATSG-21), Center for Naval Air Techincal Training (CNATT), Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC), 451st Flying Training Squadron (451st FTS), 350th Civilian Affairs Command (350th CACOM) and Fluor Corporation filled the south side of the parking lot. Various types of bikes were on display including a three-wheeled Spyder bike. A representative and instructor from Harley-Davison of Pensacola and three motorcycle deputies from Escambia County also attended the event. Riders were able to meet fellow riders, show off their rides and pose questions of the guest speakers, all while eating lunch. Particularly noteworthy was the informal chat session held under the pavilion. Deputies and the instructor were able to pass along valuable information from questions asked by military riders. Hot zones to avoid, traffic laws and how to handle being pulled over by police when riding a bike, were just of a few of the issues discussed.

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alarms (38 percent) or no working smoke alarms (21 percent) • No smoke alarms were present in almost two out of every five (38 percent) home fire deaths • The death rate per 100 reported home fires was more than twice as high in homes that did not have any working smoke alarms compared to the rate in homes with working smoke alarms • In fires in which the smoke alarms were present but did not operate, almost half (46 percent) of the smoke alarms had missing or disconnected batteries. If you have questions or want to schedule fire extinguisher training or fire safety classes contact the F&ESGC office at 452-2898.

Feedback from riders was overwhelmingly positive with discussions of future get-togethers and organized rides. The goal of the Motorcycle Mentorship Program is to partner novice and knowledgeable riders together for mutual benefit, safety and information sharing. Varying levels of experience attended the event. Almost all riders, took away new tidbits of knowledge. Support from the local community has been significantly positive. Dedication to their daily jobs outside of the base spilled over into concern and support for those riders inside the base. Additional knowledge from the guest riders is invaluable to the local military community. Combining efforts of all riders covers a wider knowledge base, which in turn, enables riders to learn from others’ mistakes. Future get-togethers and rides are in the planning stages. It is the NASP Safety Office’s goal to reach all riders on base and ensure less experienced riders have go-to mentors for questions, assistance and comradery. For further information, contact Jane Bush at 452-8167.

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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). Craig Lewis is the winner of last week’s “NASP: History in Focus.” It's a Battle of Midway memorial plaque located at NASP Corry Station.

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Tablets bring firepower to the future for Marines By Pfc. Ethan Pumphret Marine Corps Air Station Yuma

CHOCOLATE MOUNTAIN AERIAL GUNNERY RANGE, Calif. – Marines from Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) conducted and organized a digitally-aided close air support (CAS) fire mission using Target Handoff System (THS) tablets at Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, Calif., Sept. 22. CAS is a vital asset to ground forces because it allows medical evacuation and removes hostile air targets and mechanized ground forces. Without CAS, dozens of ground forces may not still be here today. This is the first time these systems have been integrated and fielded for a Marine Corps exercise. This exercise was conducted during Weapons and Tactics Instructors (WTI) course 1-18. WTI is a course that brings service members from all across the world to participate in training that teaches pilots, air crew and ground forces to work together to benefit the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). Marines set up artillery at Firebase Burt to provide fire support for the range. Using a tablet known as the Target Handoff System V2, they can relay their position to artillery and aerial support using GPS location and indicate where their target

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is. The tablet connects to a PRC117G radio to use voice communication in conjunction with GPS. “We were sending VMF messages to (F/A-18Ds) using THS and on the same tablet we had a 117G hooked in with an ANW2 network,” said Gunnery Sgt. Andrew Rogers, a joint tactical air controller with MAWTS-1. “So we were able to track position and location information of multiple friendly positions while they moved.” Rogers said this helps the ground units by sending direct and accurate information to fire support. According to Rogers, the hardest part of this mission was communicating with the helicopters because they did not have the GPS system equipped. “Right now, their radios aren’t able receive the types of messages we send,” said Rogers. He said they communicated the grid and fire pattern through normal voice communication. Over the course of this exercise they used 155mm howitzer shells, 20mm autocannons on the helicopters and planes as well as 5-inch rockets and several 1,000-pound JDAM bombs. “The purpose of today was threefold,” said Maj. Eben Buxton, a CH53E Super Stallion pilot with MAWTS-1. “We were integrating two tablet and digital networking programs of record.”

U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Josh Foster, air ordnance disposal instructor with Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1), provides digitally aided close air support using radios and tablets in support of Weapons Tactics Instructors course (WTI) 1-18 at Fire Base Burt, Calif., Sept. 22. WTI is a seven-week training even hosted by MAWTS-1 cadre, which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force and provides standardized advance tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine aviation training and readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. Photo by Cpl. Aaron James Vinculado

The THS V2 communicates primarily through K-series messages and VHF and is used by forward air controllers and field artillery. The other program of record is the MAGTF Common Handheld Early Capabilities Release (MCHECR), which has the goal of getting these tablets into the hands of infantry squad leaders and platoon commanders “This is an event we call IPFLY,”

said Buxton. “So the aircraft that we are supporting were primarily MAWTS-1 aircraft and the instructors come out to conduct proficiency flights. So we work with them for our proficiency on the ground and their proficiency in the air. It’s a good opportunity to conduct a tactical exercise with these systems like we did today because we have experts in the air and experts on the ground.”

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USNS Comfort responds to hospital’s generator emergency in Puerto Rico By Lt.j.g. Samuel R. Boyle USNS Comfort (T-AH 20)

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AN JUAN, Puerto Rico (NNS) – The Mercy-class Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, received five critical patients around 8 p.m. Oct. 4, from Ryder Memorial Hospital in Humacao, Puerto Rico, after the hospital’s generator failed. The possibility of hospitals in Puerto Rico failing due to running on emergency generators for extended lengths of time had been planned for by Comfort, the Federal Emergency Management System (FEMA) and other Federal and local agencies. Patients were medevaced by the Sea Knights of Navy Helicopter Sea Squadron (HSC) 22 and Army Blackhawks. “Working with the Army and the hospital, we were able to reduce transport times for critically ill patients,” said Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Perry, a dual-designated emergency physician and naval aviator aboard Comfort who landed the MH-60S with patients. “This is the mission we have all been training for.”

The Army Blackhawks, which are scheduled to conduct day landing qualifications on Comfort, transferred patients to the Sea Knights at a nearby landing zone in San Juan. Comfort is part of the wholeof-government response effort and is assisting FEMA, the lead federal agency, in helping those affected by Hurricane Maria. Comfort is a seagoing medical treatment facility that currently has more than 800 personnel embarked for the Puerto Rico mission including Navy medical and support staff assembled from 22 commands, as well as more than 70 civil service mariners. The hospital ship has one of the largest trauma facilities in the

Sailors in the intensive care unit aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (TAH 20) treat a patient Oct. 4 after a medical evacuation. The hospital ship is in Puerto Rico to provide humanitarian assistance throughout the area. The Department of Defense is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the head federal agency, in helping those affected by Hurricane Maria to minimize suffering and is one component of the overall whole-of-government response effort. Photo by MC2 Stephane Belcher

United States and is equipped with four X-ray machines, one CT scan unit, a dental suite, an optometry lens laboratory, physical therapy center, pharmacy, angiography suite and two oxygen-producing plants.

Comfort’s primary mission is to provide an afloat, mobile, acute surgical medical facility to the U.S. military that is flexible, capable and uniquely adaptable to support expeditionary warfare. Comfort’s secondary mis-

sion is to provide full hospital services to support U.S. disaster relief and humanitarian operations worldwide. For more information, visit Comfort’s website at www. navy. mil/local/tah20.

Energy Action = Mission Success for Energy Action Month 2017 From Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division

WASHINGTON (NNS) – Since 2012, October has been designated Energy Action Month, a celebration of energy as a pillar of the nation’s economy and a time to recognize the role individual Americans can play in reducing energy waste. The Department of the Navy’s Energy Action Month theme for this year is, “Energy Action = Mission Success.” The theme makes the point that energy is integral to the sea service’s ability to maintain forward presence at sea, operate sensors that detect threats and help protect our forces, and conduct the full range of missions from humanitarian assistance/disaster relief (HADR) to high-end combat operations. “The decisions Sailors and civilians make about energy use on a daily basis can have a direct impact on how far we steam, how often we refuel and how long can we stay in the fight,” said Capt. Carl Lahti, director of the Chief of Naval Op-

erations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division. “Energy Action Month reminds us of that responsibility and can help us focus on ways to improve our energy consumption.” The Department of Defense (DoD) is the largest single consumer of energy in the United States. The Navy accounts for more than one quarter of DoD’s petroleum use. Throughout the month of October, the Navy is demonstrating its commitment to energy resiliency through awareness and

outreach campaigns. Electronic and hard copy posters highlighting the theme are circulating fleetwide and Navy social media channels will feature stories, videos and tips for energy conservation afloat and ashore. All U.S. Navy vessels depend on hull coatings and regular hull cleanings to reduce drag from buildup that would otherwise degrade hydrodynamics and miles per gallon at sea, affecting speed and range. Ships equipped with technologies

such energy dashboards, LED lighting and hybrid propulsion systems like USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and USS America (LHA 6) have more “tools in the toolkit” to actively manage their energy consumption. These Navy ships can employ best practices such as turning off lights in unused spaces, using trail shaft (i.e., one or more engines secured) when operationally safe to do so and completing routine maintenance on shipboard systems to get the maximum combat capability from the fuel in their tanks. Ashore, personnel at naval facilities can take advantage of energy saving tips on the Chief of Naval Installations Energy Action Month page at https://cnic.navy.mil/om/energy-actionmonth/energy-tips.html. To learn more about Energy Action Month and download outreach materials, visit http:// greenfleet. dodlive. mil/ energy/ energy-action-month/. Receive the latest Navy energy updates on Facebook at www. facebook. com/ naval energy and Twitter at www. twitter. com/ navalenergy.


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Cybersecurity: The cyber threat is real From Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare

WASHINGTON (NNS) – Throughout National Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October, and in subsequent articles, the Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (N2N6) will describe the things you can do, at home and at work, to protect yourself and the Navy from cyber threats. Few people today need to be convinced that our networks, computers and smart phones are at risk of compromise. We have grown accustomed to the news of computer hacks. The confidential information of 143 million Americans was potentially compromised in the recent Equifax breech. In May 2017, the WannaCry ransomware attack infected 150,000-plus computers in more than 150 countries within the first 24 hours. If you keep up with the news, you know of Russia’s election-focused data thefts and disclosures. More distant high profile attacks, such as the 2015 Office of Personnel Management hack that resulted in the theft of 21.5 million personnel records, are memorable because they affected many of us in the Navy. From these example hacks, you can safely assume anything connected to the internet is at risk. In fact, any electronic device for storing and processing data, a computer, is at risk, regardless of whether it is connected to the internet or whether it looks like the desktop or laptop computers we use at home and at work. Disconnected systems are also vulnerable as attackers have employed innovative tactics to reach systems not connected to the internet. For example, thumb drives loaded with damaging software were picked up by unsuspecting technicians and used to spread the Stuxnet virus to centrifuges in an underground Iranian nuclear research fa-

cility. Although the compromise of Iran’s nuclear facility was well publicized, less well known are other news reports that also demonstrate physical systems controlled by computers, control systems, are at risk. In 2016, hackers who were thought to be from Russia compromised a Ukrainian power company, knocking out power to part of Kiev for over an hour. A 2015 breech of a Ukrainian energy company, which resulted in a power outage to 80,000 customers, may have been related to the 2016 attack. Closer to home, in 2016, the Justice Department claimed Iran had attacked U.S. infrastructure online, by infiltrating the computerized controls of a small dam 25 miles north of New York City. The control systems that manage the Navy’s critical infrastructure and other services at Navy bases and facilities are

commercial products that have known weaknesses. Like the Ukrainian control systems and the systems controlling the New York dam, Navy control systems and networks used by operational forces could also be at risk of compromise. During June 2017, a commercial ship off the Russian coast discovered its GPS navigation system erroneously located the ship at an airport 32 kilometers inland. At least 20 other ships in the area had similar problems with their Automatic Identification System, which U.S. Navy ships also use. Experts think this is the first documented use of GPS misdirection, a spoofing attack that has long been warned of but never seen in the wild. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson sums up the current cyber threat environment, “The threats reach well beyond what you would consider a traditional computer

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or information technology network into the control systems and indeed almost every aspect of our lives and of our Navy mission.” These cyber threats can come from nations with highly sophisticated cyber programs, countries with lesser technical capabilities but possibly more disruptive intent, ideologically motivated hackers or extremists and/or insiders within our organizations, with a variety of motivations. Even cyber criminals threaten the Navy because they sell malicious software to state and non-state actors, thereby increasing the number of potential threat actors. Vigilance and ensuring a robust defense-in-depth framework that incorporates people, processes and technology to assure our networks are safe is key. The threat will continue to increase as adversaries look for potential vulnerabilities and increase their level of sophistication for cyber-attacks. In Congressional testimony, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper described the threat saying, “Cyber threats to US national and economic security are increasing in frequency, scale, sophistication and severity of impact. The ranges of cyber threat actors, methods of attack, targeted systems and victims are also expanding.” But you can make a difference. By adhering to cybersecurity policies, directives and best practices you can help keep the Navy secure and also protect yourself and your families while online, outside of work. It is an all hands effort, like damage control on a ship. Knowing adversaries are actively seeking to penetrate our systems, steal our data and disrupt operations should help you understand the CNO’s perspective: “Wherever you are, whatever system you’re operating, every time you log in, you are in the cyber battlespace.” For more information visit www.navy.mil/local/cyberawareness/.

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NAS Whiting Field handles Hurricane Nate By Jamie Link NASWF Public Affairs Office

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urricane Nate hit the U.S. as a Category 1 storm, having been identified to affect the Florida Panhandle and threaten Navy assets. Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) prepared for Hurricane Nate’s arrival last week with the implementation of procedures that protect base personnel and their families along with the safeguarding of Navy facilities and aircraft. The majority of the aircraft assigned to NAS Whiting Field were hangared and the T6 aircraft that could not be hangared were flown off-base as a precaution. Whiting climbed slowly up the Conditions of Readiness (COR) from COR FIVE to

COR ONE prior to predicted local impact. The NAS Whiting Field emergency management team worked to keep current information accessible for base leadership and the base population. Personnel were also encouraged to have a travel and com-

munication plan. Additionally, personnel were advised to monitor the base social media sites for current base updates. NASWF personnel worked in conjunction with Santa Rosa emergency management officials to ensure a seamless line of communication of base population on and off the installation. NASWF reported no major damage to the installation after Hurricane Nate and the base was able to resume normal operations quickly after the base assessment team completed all required assessment checks. This hurricane served as a reminder that September was National Preparedness Month sponsored by the Federal Management Emergency Agency (FEMA). The awareness campaign encouraged Americans to take steps to pre-

The National Oceanic and Amospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Hurricane Center (NHC) put Nate as a landfalling Category 1 hurricane. In Santa Rosa County, the storm caused wind damage and two to three feet of storm surge. NHC graphic

pare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities. This year’s theme was “Disasters Don’t

Plan Ahead. You Can.” For more information on emergency preparation visit www.ready.navy.mil.

Hurricane season preparedness refresher tips From www.ready.gov/ hurricanes

Each year, many parts of the United States experience heavy rains, strong winds, floods and coastal storm surges from tropical storms and hurricanes. Affected areas include all Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

coastal areas and areas over 100 miles inland, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Hawaii and the U.S. territories in the Pacific. A significant percent of fatalities occur outside of landfall counties with causes due to inland flooding. • Know where to go. If you are ordered to evacu-

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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; 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 452-2093 or email Tony.bradford.ctr@navy.mil.

Counseling available at vet center Active-duty service members who served in a combat or war zone and their family members can get free counseling at the Pensacola Vet Center, 4504 Twin Oaks Drive. The services offered include: • Individual, group and family readjustment counseling to assist active duty service members in making a successful transition from combat to garrison or civilian life. • Post-traumatic stress disorder treatment and help with other related problems that affect functioning within the family, work, school or other areas of everyday life • Military sexual trauma counseling for active duty service members of both genders Active-duty service members will be required to provide documentation by their third visit indicating they have served in a combat or war zone to continue counseling. These services are also available to family members of active duty combat service members and any combat veteran. For more information on Vet Center services, call 456-5886.

Onboard NASP NEX events coming this month The Pensacola Navy Exchange Mall (NEX) will be hosting a number of events this month. Events include: • 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 • Navy Birthday: Join NEX in celebrating the 242nd Navy Birthday today, 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 today, 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

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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. 452-5990.

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.

Star cards accepted at commissary The military star card will start being accepted at the Pensacola Commissary starting Oct. 30. Service members and their families are invited to attend the local kick-off event marking acceptance of the military star card at the Pensacola Commissary Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will feature refreshments and gift card giveaways. By Nov. 9, the card’s acceptance will be expanded throughout commissaries worldwide for all branches of service. For more information about the military star card, visit MyECP.com.

Around town Munson fall festival announced The Munson Fall Festival will be held starting tomorrow, 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.

Local businesses luncheon and social 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.

PCARA hosting community cookout 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 p.m. until 4 p.m. There will be free food, exhibits, speakers and 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.

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 and children under 12-years-old eat free. Reservations may be made online at www.theglobalcorner.org or by calling 332.6404.

Back on the blocks festival date The Foo Foo Festival and Truth for Youth will present Back on the Blocks Festival Nov. 4 from noon to 7 p.m. Live music will include Mr. Big & The Rhythm Sisters; Soul Station Band; Jazz Violinist, “John J;” Hannah Moorer; and other local musical favorites. The festival will be topped off with a culinary demonstration by local restaurant favorite, Five Sisters’, with a special appearance by authentic Mardi Gras Indians, the Monogram Hunters of New Orleans, followed by a second line procession, Mardi Gras throws and a photo opportunity. Children interactive area will also be also available. The festival will take place in the Historic DeVilliers. Admission is free open to the public. No pets allowed. For more information or vendor opportunities, visit www.BackontheBlocks.com or call 393-0332.

Panhandle tour group for seniors Panhandle Senior Travelers, a non-profit tour group for Seniors 50 and over, will meet at Asbury Place, 750 College Blvd. to accept membership applications, pick up travel brochures, pay deposits and pay the balance for trips. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month. During the meeting, members will hear details about future trips and listen to speakers on travel related topics. Future trips scheduled include: • Dec. 7 through 11: Christmas in Asheville • Jan. 29 through Feb. 5: Panama Canal Cruise • Feb. 20 through 23: St. Augustine, Fla. • March 16 through 19 Macon, Ga. Cherry Blossom Festival • April 21: “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Monroeville, Ala. For more information, visit www.pstravelers.org or contact Vivian Krumel Storey at 434-1757.

Camellia club meeting invitation The regular third-Tuesday membership meeting of the Pensacola Camellia Club (PCC) will occur Oct. 17 beginning at 6:30 p.m. John Davy, nurseryman and three-time president of PCC, will give a demonstration of pruning of camellia shrubs on the grounds of the Garden Center, 1850 N. 9th Avenue. Also, Skip Vogelsang will give a demonstration of the use of plant growth hormone, gibberellic acid, for producing larger and earlier camellia blooms. The club has some free “gib” available to members for their use. Interested public is advised to calendar the 79th annual PCC Camellia show and plant sale at First United Methodist Church’s Wright Place Dec. 9. Further details will be forthcoming. Membership is a loss-leader at $10/year. For further information about the club and membership, visit www.pensacolacamelliaclub.com or call Norman Vickers at 484-9183.

Annual fenner ride announced The annual Fenner Ride will be held Oct. 21 at 7:30 a.m. The century ride, benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida, begins at the Guy Thompson Community Center at 5629 Byrom St., Milton. The ride routes are broken down into four distances of 18, 42, 62 and 100 miles. Early-registration is $45 until Oct. 18, $55 thereafter, and includes fully supported rest stops, limited sag support and a post-ride meal. Registration on the day of the ride begins at 6:30 a.m. at the Guy Thompson Community Center. Participants can register online at www.bbbs nwfl.org/fennerride or by contacting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida at 433-5437.

Red Cross volunteers serve at hospital The American Red Cross could use your help if you have four hours a week to be of service to the patients, families and staff of Naval Hospital Pensacola. Duties include transporting patients in wheelchairs, answering the phone and giving directions to the hospital or inside the hospital. To sign up as a volunteer or for more information, call 505-6036 (from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday trough Friday).

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Be the Change. Prevent Domestic Violence From NASP Fleet & Family Support Center

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he U.S. Navy’s core values of honor, courage and commitment are lived and reflected in the everyday practices and interactions of Navy servicemen and women and the military community. The core values can also form the foundation of healthy relationships. These values make us stronger. Domestic violence however, is incompatible with these core values. Domestic violence is not acceptable, and it needs to stop. Together, as one voice, we can help break the cycle of violence by raising awareness in our communities of what domestic violence is, why it is so serious and what we can do to help. Nearly three out of four Americans know someone who is or has been a victim of domestic violence. That means that more than 220,000,000 of us are connected to someone affected by domestic violence, which potentially makes each of us either a survivor or someone who knows a survivor. Domestic violence is more than physical assaults. Domestic violence can include emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. Emotional abuse is defined by consistent verbal and psychological mind games, such as put downs and humiliation, excessive control, threats of harm, digital stalking, isolation, jealousy and the use of children by offenders to exert power over their victims. Physical abuse consists of hitting, kicking, pushing, restraining and/or strangling. Sexual abuse consists of sexual assault, rape or threats. Neglect consists of withholding access to medical care, to necessities or to necessary acculturation. Why is domestic violence so serious? Domestic violence is a serious social problem and a national health concern with significant negative impacts on both individuals and communities. Domestic

violence does not discriminate; it affects every race, economic class, education level, gender and age group. Domestic violence may take place in all types of intimate relationships: heterosexual relationships, same-sex relationships, marriages, dating relationships, families and between people formerly in a relationship. Each domestic violence situation is different, yet abusers use similar tactics to get what they want and keep power and control. Domestic violence in a relationship is the No. 1 reason for 911 calls and visits to hospital emergency rooms. In some cases, domestic violence results in death. Domestic violence not only has longterm emotional and psychological repercussions. It can lead to other issues, such as chronic health conditions, injuries, diseases, significant short-term memory loss and stress-related physical consequences that can last long after the abuse has ended. Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 15 million children are victims of family violence each year in the U.S. What can we do to prevent domestic violence? As individuals, we can raise our voice and honor ourselves and our community. In October, wear purple to raise awareness of domestic violence. Be proactive and take a pledge to live by the relationship core values. Spread the word about services provided by the

NAS Pensacola Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) activities “Be the Change. Prevent Domestic Violence.” The Navy’s DVAM theme for October 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. Join representatives of the NASP FFSC at the following events during October: • 4 p.m. Oct. 17, “Break the Cycle” Spin Class, Radford Gym. • 1 p.m. Oct. 19, Imagination Station Purple Thursday Playgroup. • 9:15 a.m. Oct. 20, “Break the Cycle” Spin Class, Radford Gym. • 9 a.m. Oct. 26, Purple Thursday Toddlercize Class, Family Fitness Gym. For more information, call 452-5990.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month... Naval Air Station Pensacola is joining other installations across the country and overseas in promoting awareness and prevention of domestic abuse during October. This year’s theme is “Be the Change. Prevent Domestic Violence.” (Above) During October, a collection of signs, such as those seen at NASP command headquarters will be rotated across various locations on base. Part of the “Know the Signs” campaign, these signs featured warning messages that could be indicators of an unhealthy or even abusive relationship. Photo by Mike O'Connor Family Advocacy Program at NAS Pensacola Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC). As a community, we can use courage to make a change. Together we show commitment when we create an environment where victims feel supported, where we can prevent future violence and where children flourish as they experience safety and respect in relationships. If you suspect domestic violence is

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occurring, the Family Advocacy Program is here to help. Family Advocacy provides victim advocacy services; couples and children’s counseling and parent education; and transitional compensation for abused dependents. During the month of October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, come visit the NASP FFSC and show your support for “Be the Change. Prevent Domestic Violence.”

Notable quotes On happiness and marriage The Declaration of Independence only holds as a truth of the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. – Author unknown. A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. – Robert Quillen. Happiness is a form of courage. – Holbrook Jackson. Happily ever after is not a fairy tale. It’s a choice. – Fawn Weaver People stay married because they want to, not because the doors are locked. – Paul Newman A great marriage isn’t something that just happens; it’s something that must be created. – Fawn Weaver The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. – Author unknown. Enjoy the little things in life ... For one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things. – Kurt Vonnegut


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NETC names Civilians of the Quarter From Naval Education and Training Command Public Affairs

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aval Education and Training Command (NETC) recognized the Junior and Senior Civilian of the Quarter (CoQ) at an awards ceremony onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Oct. 3. NETC Commander Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad praised the awardees for their hard work and consistent effort supporting the Navy’s training mission. “The NETC team is made up of outstanding military and civilian professionals who bring critical knowledge, skills and abilities to what we do at NETC every day,” Cozad said. “It’s my privilege to recognize the efforts of two of our team members who work tirelessly to ensure our mission of training and educating Sailors continues to move forward. Whether improving our information technology (IT) tools or helping others learn and embrace evolving technology advancements, both of these dedicated team players are making a tremendous impact.” Joseph Taylor, an IT specialist supervisor, was named the Senior CoQ for his leadership during the completion of the migration of all NETC public

websites to other IT cloud services. Additionally, he oversaw the implementation of several key IT systems supporting the Navy College Voluntary Education Center (NCVEC). The NCVEC serves as the Navy College Program’s central

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location for tuition assistance processing and education services. This initiative is part of an ongoing effort to increase virtual and self-service options for Sailors. “Mr. Taylor has a knack for

leading people and driving innovation to the voluntary education program, where he has used his skills and enthusiasm to provide new Sailor self-service tools to the fleet,” said Bruce Bare, NETC architecture and governance portfolio manager. “He has the unique ability to get three or four people in a room and move beyond current circumstances.” Working in government for more than three and half decades, with nearly eight years at NETC, Taylor said he likes having the opportunity to support projects where he can have a positive impact on the lives of service members. “I have to say that the work with the Voluntary Education program has been some of the most rewarding work I’ve ever been privileged to support,” said Taylor. “Our team is dedicated to ensuring our service members continue to obtain services

Tragedy in Las Vegas marked at NASP ... The American flag flies at half-mast at Naval Air Station Pensacola. President Donald J. Trump ordered all U.S. flags to half-mast as a mark of respect for the victims of the tragedy in Las Vegas. Photo by Patrick J. Nichols

needed to achieve their higher education goals and objectives.” NETC Support Services Supervisor Jeffrey Williamson was recognized as the Junior CoQ. He oversees the daily operation of the administration department, managing congressionaland flag-level correspondence, including more than one hundred chief of naval operations and secretary of the Navy tasks and action correspondence. He is the domain organization administrator for the Department of the Navy Tasking, Records and Consolidated Knowledge Enterprise Repository (DON TRACKER). “With the implementation of DON TRACKER, our team has ensured a smooth transition for the NETC domain,” Williamson said. “Our admin department spent many hours learning the new system while simultaneously assisting headquarters and domain personnel on how to use it.” Additionally, Williamson manages the Navy department awards website entries and reviews local instructions and notices. “As the newly reporting administrative officer at NETC, I have relied heavily on Mr. Williamson,” Cristi Zajic said. “He does an incredible job staying on top of all the admin requirements.” For more information on Naval Education and Training Command, visit www. netc. navy. mil/.

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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 tony.bradford.ctr@navy.mil

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. to 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, christopher.d.terre1@navy.mil or RP1 Robert Porter, robert.porter2@navy.mil 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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Pensacola’s biggest and longest-running annual agricultural and entertainment tradition returns Oct. 19 through Oct. 29, bringing with it the excitement of attractions and rides, exhibits, fair food, fun and shows for the whole family. The 83rd Pensacola Interstate Fair has many exciting surprises in store, including a star-studded line-up of live music acts and a special guest appearance by two mutated turtle warriors. The Fair’s musical line-up kicks off opening night with the “Cat Country 98.7 BIG Lip Sync Battle Finals,� a final epic showdown Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. This year, the weekly Lip Sync Battle takes place at the Sandshaker Lounge on Pensacola Beach every Thursday evening starting Sept. 21 and running through Oct. 19, when the final battle will take place. Contestants can compete individually or as a group of up to 10 people for the chance to win a cash prize at the finals. Each week, three winning acts are chosen and the 12 acts

from all four weeks battle it out on stage during the finals for the chance to be the Lip Sync champion. The second annual Miss Pensacola Interstate Fair Beauty Pageant will start at noon Oct. 22 on the Pepsi Open Air Stage. Pageant contestants will compete in one of seven age categories, ranging from infant to 18 years old. A queen and two alternates will be chosen from each age group. Bring the children out Oct. 23, on Cox Day, to meet Donatello and Leonardo from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The turtle duo will make two live meet and greet appearances on the Pepsi Open Air Stage from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and again from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The first 200 fans in line for each appearance will receive a free downloadable photo with Donatello and Leonardo. Lines will close 30 minutes before the end of each show, so get there early. The public is invited to attend and participate in the Youth and FFA Livestock Auc-

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.

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• Learntogolf: Try the “Get Golf Readyâ€? course at A.C. Read Golf Club and be ready to tee off in no time. This fivecourse week • Hauntingfallfestakes just one tival: There will be a hour per week to get a full introHaunting Fall Festival duction to the at Blue Angel Park various aspects Oct. 28 from 4 p.m. to of the game, 9 p.m. MWR will host until you are fully a costume contests for ready to hit the all ages, including links on your adults, a free Haunted own. MWR has Hay Ride and other four sessions free activities for the throughout the whole family, including week for your spider mountain. Food c o n ve n i e n c e , beginning Oct. and beverage will be 28, 30, 31 and available for sale. For Nov. 1. Cost is more information, call $89 for active453-6286. duty, retired and family, and $99 for civilian guests. For more information, call 452-2454. • Rowingchallenge:Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 NAS Pensacola will be competing with others in the Southeast 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. • Fridaythe13thBowling: Today, Oct.13 there will be a Cosmic Bowling and Costume Contest at Corry Bowling Center. Cost is $10 for all you can bowl if you show up in costume, $12 without and only $5 for children 5 years and under. For more information call 4526380. • Movieinthegraveyard:Get your ghouls and goblins ready for a special free Halloween movie Oct. 21 at the haunted graveyard on the Portside Lawn as MWR shows the fall classic, “Hocus Pocus.â€? Come in costume and enjoy free popcorn and candy, if you dare. Call 4523806 for more information. Call 452-2372 for weather decision. • BlueAngelsAirShow: The 2017 NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show is just a month away. Come out to welcome the top military and civilian aerobatic performers from around the country Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 10 and 11. In addition to all of the exciting aerial displays, there will also have a special performance from the U.S. Navy Leap Frogs, ground shows from Shockwave Jet Truck, Precision Exotics Racing and Keith Sayers FMX. Do not miss the special night air show Nov. 10, including the biggest fireworks display in Pensacola.

• Oct.19:General admission prices; Fair open 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. • Oct.20:General admission prices; Fair open 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. • Oct.21: Children 11 years and under will be admitted free to the Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. General Admission prices apply after 2 p.m.; Fair open 11 a.m. to midnight. • Oct.22:Two get in for the price of one from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. General Admission prices apply after 2 p.m. Militaryappreciation:All active and retired military personnel and spouse with proper identification will be admitted for $6 each into the Fair all day long (does not include child dependents); Fair open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. • Oct.23:General admission prices; Fair open 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. • Oct.24:Women of all ages will be admitted free to the Fair from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. General admission prices apply from 6 p.m. until closing; Fair open 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. • Oct.25: General admission prices; Fair open 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. • Oct.26:Persons 55 years of age and over will be admitted for $6 into the Fair until closing. General Admission prices will apply to any adults and children; Fair open 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. • Oct.27: General admission prices; Fair open 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. • Oct.28:Children 11 years and under will be admitted free to the Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. General Admission prices apply after 2 p.m.; Fair open 11 a.m. to midnight. •Oct.29:$6 admission price for everyone all day long; Fair open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. GeneralAdmission:Admission price is $12 for everyone 12 years and older, $6 for ages 4 to 11 and free to children ages 3 and younger.

tion Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. from the Livestock Arena. More than 30 steers will be auctioned off this year.

For complete information and a full list of events, call 944-4500 or visit Pensacola Fair.com.

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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 www.naspensacola-mwr.com.

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Regularshows: $4 adults, $2 children ages 611, free for 5 and younger 3Dshows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger NASPPortisdeCinemaisclosedonMonday. Details: 452-3522 or www.navymwrpensacola.com

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