NHP conducting exercise Oct. 18 ... On Oct. 18, Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) will be conducting a tornado exercise from 8 a.m.noon. During that time, most services will not be available including appointments, pharmacy, laboratory and radiology except for urgent/immediate care ordered by a provider. The NHP Urgent Care Center will be open as usual during the exercise and the NHP Satellite Pharmacy, located next to the Commissary, will be open as well. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/NavalHospPensacola.
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NAS Jacksonville family unites with NASP family in hurricane evacuation By PO1 Stacy D. Laseter Navy Region Southeast Public Affairs
Hurricane Matthew churned up the eastern seaboard of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, impacting several Navy installations, including Naval Air Station Jacksonville. When the word was passed to evacuate certain parts of Jacksonville, thousands of families in the area heeded the advice and made their way out of the evacuation zones. One of those families had an old shipmate to rely on. PO1 Kenneth Peneueta, assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 8, and his wife, Sonja, and their children were among those evacuees. They were lucky to know someone on NAS Pensacola who would be willing to house them during the storm. The Peneutas have known CPO Adam Stewart and his wife for five years from when they were stationed together at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay,
Hawaii, at VP-47. Stewart and his wife, Elise, were transferred to the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training on NAS Pensacola two years ago. When Sonja Peneueta called Stewart, she was relieved when he said he would take in the family of four. “I knew the evacuees from Guantanamo Bay were at Pensacola, so that put a strain on the Navy Gateway Inns and Suites,” said Sonja Peneueta. “Had the roles been reversed, I would do the exact same for them. I am so thankful.” The Peneuetas said this is their first time evacuating from a hurricane as a family and they weren’t really sure what to expect. But with newscasts talking about the potential loss of power and catastrophic winds, they knew they had to get out of town. “It was kind of frenzied, because we weren’t expecting to evacuate at first,” said PO1 Peneueta. “We had supplies
Guantanamo evacuees leave NAS Pensacola ... Families board a Boeing 757 aircraft for the return trip to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) Oct. 11 at Forrest Sherman Field onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. More than 700 spouses and children were evacuated from the island to Pensacola due to Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane that had maximum sustained wind speeds of 145 mph when it made landfall on NSGB. Damage to the base was minimal. The airlift was arranged through U.S. Transportation Command for all evacuees to return to NSGB from Pensacola. Photo by Janet Thomas
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Navy COOL unveils new credentialing program for DoN civilians By PO3 Taylor L. Jackson Center for Information Warfare Training Public Affairs
Department of the Navy (DoN) Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (COOL) launched a new website aimed at providing certification opportunities for DoN civilian em-
ployees, Oct. 3. Just like Navy COOL for Sailors, DoN Civilian COOL is a resource tool, mapping certifications and licensure based on formal training and on-the-job experience. The DON COOL website portal at http://www. cool.navy.mil/ now has a site specifically for civilians that is
searchable by federal occupation code or title. “Our intention, since Navy COOL’s inception, has always been to eventually include DoN civilians,” said Michael Talley, the assistant program director for Navy COOL. Navy COOL has helped more than 52,000 Sailors obtain
civilian credentialing, which can contribute to career development while on active duty and when a Sailor joins the civilian workforce, possibly even as a federal employee. DoN Civilian COOL was developed in partnership with U.S. Fleet Forces Command and is the first of its kind for
DoD civilians. The initial group of 37 federal civilian occupations includes fields such as information technology, human resources, administrative, financial, engineering, education, legal, supply and security See COOL on page 2
CNATT Sailor assists in rescue of Pensacola woman From CNATT Public Affairs
beeping in the middle of the night, at least, that’s what most people tell us. It’s OK. We understand you may forget about them hanging up there on the wall until they give you a reason to check.
A Sailor from the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) was awarded a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal Sept. 28 for assisting in the rescue of a Pensacola woman Lt. Cmdr. Timothy Ryan (right) receives trapped in a sinking au- the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement tomobile. Medal from CNATT Commanding Officer CNATT Deputy Capt. Terrence E. Hammon Sept.28. Technical Support Director Lt. Cmdr. Timothy Ryan received the award for his actions during the accident that occurred Aug. 11., after several days of heavy rains and significant flooding in the area. While driving north on Blue Angel Parkway, Ryan witnessed an automobile leave the roadway, strike a culvert and then overturn as it entered a canal. “I did what any one of us would do,” he said. “I responded to the situation, as I think most of us – Sailors or not – would do. I was just
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TOPGUN at NASP ... SA Austin Paddy from Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center (NSAWCN7) “TOPGUN” inspects an F/A-18 for structural damage following a flight Oct. 7. NAS Pensacola’s Forrest Sherman Field is serving as temporary home base for students and instructors from TOPGUN as they engage in air-to-air fighter training, specifically Basic Fighter Maneuvers (dogfighting). Photo by SN Christian Klos-Dunn
Fire Prevention Month: Even smoke detectors expire From Greg Snyder Fire and Emergency Services Gulf Coast
Did you know smoke detectors have an expiration date? Not like your milk or cheese, but the date is still there. When was the last time you checked your detector? Probably when it was
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New phone number for CeTARS, FASTDATA and NETFOCUS support
lined up at home, but we saw some of the desolation in Haiti and knew it was going to get bad, so we decided to take the kids and head west.” Sonja Peneueta said they were happy to have someone whom they have known for some time to assist them. It even afforded them time to catch up with their old friends. “It was a good distraction from the hurricane to be able to spend time with friends,” said Sonja Peneueta. “We cooked dinner for them on the first night to thank them.” During the times that Stewart and his wife are working, the Peneuetas have taken their 2-yearold daughter, Leiana, and their 9-month-old son, Kanoa, around the Pensacola area. “We were able to see the National Naval Aviation Museum, which we had both been to before, but it is so much more awesome now with kids,” said Sonja Peneueta. “My daughter was in heaven.” They say that they are still unsure when they are heading back to Jacksonville, and are not sure what’s in store for them once they return. “There may be damage to our home or our other vehicle. There may be debris in the streets on the way. We are just on standby right now, waiting to get the all-clear,” said Sonja Peneueta. The Peneuetas have been able to stay abreast of the weather situation because of Navy Facebook pages and local Jacksonville news outlets. PO1 Peneueta also said he checks in with his command daily. “I’ve been doing a phone muster to my command every day,” he said. “I’ve also had contact with some of my junior Sailors to make sure they and their families are OK and don’t need anything. So far, so good.”
The Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) Enterprise helpdesk support for several high-traffic NETC applications transitioned to Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center Atlantic Customer Support Center New Orleans (NOLA) Oct. 1. Telephone and e-mail support for Corporate enterprise Training Activity Resource System (CeTARS), Funds Administration Fire safety from page 1
Statistics give us some very good reasons to check those detectors: According to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), three of every five home fire deaths occurred in homes with no smoke alarms or where the alarms did not work. Dead batteries were the cause of almost 25 percent of malfunctions. These are grave statistics when you think about it. Fifty-nine percent of the deaths in home fires occurred without a simple device that warns you; a simple device that only asks you check it periodically and change it when needed. You should be checking your detectors at least monthly. All it is is a simple push of a button and making sure all of your COOL from page 1
careers. It also has information for the cybersecurity workforce. Keith Boring, program director for Navy COOL, said his team plans to continue connecting credentialing prospects for more DoN civilian occupations by updating the program at regular intervals.
and Standardized Document Automation System (FASTDATA), and Naval Education and Training Future Officer and Citizenship User System (NETFOCUS) will still be available 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week at the new number. Users of CeTARS, FASTDATA and NETFOCUS, with questions should call the NOLA Enterprise Service Desk (ESD) at 1 (800) 537-4617, and select option 8. Phone greetings on the Naval Education and Training Professional Development Cen-
detectors function (assuming they are all hardwired in the home.) If they work, great, you’re all done. If not, then seek help in getting them fixed or replaced. Now, for that expiration date – it’s as easy as removing the detector from its wall or ceiling plate and looking on the back side. There you will find a date of manufacture or a date of expiration (depending on how the manufacturer lists it.) If it’s an expiration date, then go by it, but if it’s a manufacture date, you’ll need to add 10 years. When making the decision to replace your detectors, it’s always a good idea to change them all at once and ensure you get the same compatible type for your home. These quick and easy steps can be the difference between a safe and timely exit or a tragedy.
“Civilian COOL provides an expanded opportunity for DoN personnel to pursue personal and professional development,” said Boring. “This program sets the foundation for all the other branches of service to offer credential opportunities for their civilian employees.” Navy employees will
find explanations for the different types of credentials and the four-step creprocess, dentialing including costs and possible avenues for funding. DoN Civilian COOL does not provide funding for costs associated with initial credential attainment and maintaining and renewing the credential. Navy COOL may only
ter (NETPDC) Enterprise Customer Support Center line, 1 (877) 253-7122, will be updated to notify users of the new phone number. All future helpdesk support requests for CeTARS, FASTDATA and NETFOCUS should be e-mailed to the NOLA helpdesk at Spawar.email@example.com. During the transition period, all e-mails received for these applications received by the NETC helpdesk will be forwarded to the NOLA helpdesk. For more from Naval Education and Training Command, visit www. navy. mil/ local/ cnet.
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thankful that no one was injured.” He immediately pulled his car over and ran to the sinking automobile, jumping into the water and attempting to open the front passenger door. Unable to open the door, Ryan opened the vehicle’s back door and entered the partially submerged vehicle. Ryan said the water was murky, and visibility was low as he held his breath while searching the vehicle for the driver and passengers. Another witness approached the car and was able to free the driver from the opposite side of the vehicle. Ryan then exited the water and waited with the driver until Florida Highway Patrol personnel arrived at the scene. For more news from Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training, visit www.navy.mil/local/cnatt/. fund application fees, exam fees and annual maintenance fees for DoN civilians in the Navy’s Cyberspace Information Technology/Cybersecurity Workforce. For most employees, some costs may be funded by the Navy if an employee’s command approves and budgets for it. In other cases, veterans eligible for
NAS Pensacola accomodates aircraft in hurricane’s path ... NAS Pensacola, which hosted evacuees from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) last week, also received aircraft from other Navy bases ahead of Hurricane Matthew. These Boeing P-8 Poseidon aircraft at NAS Pensacola’s Forrest Sherman Field arrived last week from NAS Jacksonville squadrons. Photo by SN Christian Klos-Dunn
“NAS Pensacola: History in Focus” ... In September, Gosport introduced a new feature: NASP History in Focus, which calls attention to the rich historical legacy of the base.
the GI Bill may tap into that resource. The DoN COOL program is part of a joint-service initiative to promote civilian credentialing opportunities for military service members and civilian employees. DoN COOL reflects the Navy’s ongoing commitment to Sailors, Marines and civilians in providing world class training, experience and opportunities that will serve them well, whether during active duty, federal service or post-service civilian careers. For more information about DoN Civilian COOL, visit http://www. cool.navy.mil/dciv/ and for DoN COOL, visit http:// www. cool. navy. mil/. Navy COOL is located with the Center for Information Warfare Training, which delivers trained information warfare professionals to the Navy and joint services, enabling optimal performance of information warfare across the full spectrum of military operations.
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Energy Action Month reinforces Navy’s energy resiliency From Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division
ASHINGTON (NNS) – Through a presidential proclamation, October has been designated as Energy Action Month to stress the importance of energy for our nation’s economic vitality today and for a sustainable future. The Department of Navy’s Energy Action Month theme for 2016 is “Power. Presence.” This theme illustrates the strong connection between the Navy and Marine Corps’ wise use of energy and our ability to be when and where we’re needed for national security and humanitarian assistance missions worldwide. In honor of Energy Action Month, naval commands and organizations are demonstrating their commitment to energy resiliency by reducing energy consumption and promoting awareness of energy as an enabler of combat capability.
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Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment Dennis McGinn and California Energy Commission Chairman Dr. Robert Weisenmiller headlined the California Energy Collaboration Conference at Stanford University’s Hoover Institute Oct. 12. The day’s agenda included McGinn and Weisensigning a miller Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of the Navy and California that formalizes their ongoing energy partnership. There also was a panel featuring former Secretary of State George Shultz
to discuss the importance of energy efficiency and renewable energy development, an announcement for new renewable energy projects at three Navy installations in California and a statewide electric vehicle initiative. Other activities will be taking place throughout the month, including Navy energy exhibits at the Navy Birthday Reception, the Neptune Festival, Navy Exchanges (NEXs) and the
Nauticus Museum in the Hampton Roads area; energy exhibits at San Francisco and Baltimore fleet weeks and during the commissioning of the USS Zumwalt; and coordinated social media campaigns with operational and shore focused energy content by numerous commands. Senior Navy leaders will be releasing energy-oriented videos during Energy Action Month to raise awareness of smart energy practices and
highlight the service's commitment to optimizing energy efficiency. The videos will be posted online along with other energy videos recorded in the past year. In addition, the Navy’s Task Force Energy will release new content as part of the Energy Warrior App, which is available for free download at app stores. http://greenfleet.dodlive.mil/ e n e rg y / e n e rg y - a c t i o n month-2016/ Energy Action Month is an opportunity to engage with friends and colleagues on approaches for utilizing energy more strategically in our day-to-day jobs and in support of the mission. Learn more about Energy Action Month and download outreach resources at http:// green fleet. dodlive. mil/ energy/ energy-action-month2016/. Download the Energy Warrior App at http://greenfleet.dodlive.mil/energy/energywarrior/. Receive the latest Navy energy updates by following on Facebook www.facebook. com/navalenergy and on Twitter www. twitter. com/ navalenergy.
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In October, Navy observes National Cybersecurity Awareness Month From Navy Office of Information
ASHINGTON (NNS) – October marks the annual cybersecurity education and awareness campaign. As Navy systems and functions become increasingly reliant on cyberspace, adhering to best cyber practices and behaving with integrity online are critical to protecting Navy networks. The cyber threat is real. Between September 2014 and June 2015, there were 30 million known malicious intrusion attempts on Department of Defense networks. Both civilian and military computer systems are under constant attack from a variety of sources. Adversaries use hacking, espionage, malware, viruses and worms to obtain personal information through e-mails, software downloads and social websites. Whether at work or at home, Navy personnel must remember that they are in the battlespace and are the first line of defense. “What we all have to remember is that every Sailor is cyber warrior,” said Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. John Richardson. “Just like every Sailor is a fire fighter, every Sailor is a cyber warrior ... It just takes one person to make a mistake; that mistake can be exploited and the network can be severely
damaged by one person’s lapse in concentration.” During October, organizations across the Navy are scheduled to disseminate information through articles, videos, social media and graphics to educate and inform Navy personnel and partners on this vital security issue. “In my role as Navy Cybersecurity director, I am on the hunt every day for capabilities that reduce the risk of cyber warfare disrupting maritime operations,” said Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, deputy chief of naval operations for Information Warfare. “A critical step in reducing that risk, and the point of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, is to ensure that every member of our workforce understands their role in mitigating cyber threats. “If you touch a Navy network as a user, maintainer, developer or part of the cyber security workforce, you are in the cyberspace fight. Your actions and behaviors in
cyberspace can either enable or prevent adversary opportunity. Since our networks are globally interconnected, it is as important for the shore based Sailor to be cybersecurity minded as it is for those serving forward and on tactical platforms. Cybersecurity is on all of us and all hands need to think cybersecurity, whenever you are interacting with our network.” This year’s themes include: • The cyber threat is real. • You’re in the battlespace. • Operating safely in the digital environment to protect cybersecurity is an all hands effort. • Navy personnel uphold the highest standards of character and conduct in person and online. Efforts to drive home the cybersecurity imperative within the Navy will continue beyond October, as the Navy builds on the momentum provided by National Cybersecurity
Awareness month, education efforts will continue throughout the next year and beyond. Additional information on National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, including tips and resources
for the use of local commands, can be found at a dedicated DHS webpage (www.dhs.gov/ nationalcyber- security-awareness- month) or on a Department of Defense page (www.defense.gov/
News/ Special-Reports/ 0415_Cyber-Strategy). For Navy specific information on cybersecurity throughout the month October visit of www.navy.mil/local/cyberawareness.
SecDef recognizes 3 DoN personnel for outstanding contributions in the face of adversity Naval Systems War fare Center Panama City’s Christina Pate honored By Office of the Chief of Information
WASHINGTON (NNS) – Representatives from the Army, Navy, Air Force, and various Department of Defense (DoD) agencies joined The Secretary of Defense Ash Carter at the Pentagon’s auditorium Oct. 5 to award the DoD’s 36th Annual Disability Awards “As National Disability Employment Awareness Month begins, we’re reminded of our commitment to live the values we defend – to make the De-
partment of Defense more open and accessible to all who can make a contribution to our mission,” said Carter. “So I encourage all DoD components and military departments to renew their commitment to increase the employment of individuals with disabilities.” Eighteen individuals were recognized, including three members of the Department of the Navy team. Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, the honorable Franklin R. Parker, recognized Marine Staff Sgt.
Adam Leblanc, Christina Pate and Alec Forsman. “I was totally shocked, honored and surprised by this award,” said Christina Pate, an acquisitions lead with the Naval Systems Warfare Center. “To be recognized amongst peers outside of my command is priceless.” Pate has been a civil servant for more than 33 years and currently serves as the Equal Employment Opportunity diversity council chair in Panama City, Fla. “The dedication, persever-
ance, and breath of accomplishments these men and women represent are tremendous,” said Parker. “Their service and sacrifice is an inspiration for all, and a genuine example of the triumph of the human spirit. I am honored to be able to recognize these extraordinary individuals on behalf of our Department.” Kirk Bauer, the executive directive of Disabled Sports USA, was the ceremony's key speaker. A combat-wounded veteran from the Vietnam War, he was twice awarded the
Bronze Star for heroism. He is also the recipient of the Purple Heart for wounds he sustained in combat, including the amputation of his left leg above the knee. As part of its annual observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, which dates back to 1981, the DoD has recognized outstanding service members and civilian employees with disabilities who demonstrate the core values of their respective services, and who contribute to the DoD mission.
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NASP conducts airfield mishap drill Story, photos by SN Christian Klos-Dunn NAS Pensacola Air Operations
ne month before the 2016 Blue Angels Homecoming Airshow, more than 30 personnel from Fire & Emergency Services Gulf Coast (F&ESGC) conducted a massive air mishap drill at NAS Pensacola’s Forrest Sherman Field Oct. 5, utilizing live fire on the Mobile Aircraft Fire Training Device (MAFTD) and employing interior and exterior fires. The MAFTD is a mobile fire training device which simulates the size and characteristics of a large frame aircraft on fire. It can be controlled remotely to simulate differ-
ent situations. The training Torrents of water pour from the turrets of two firefighting vehicles as a firefighter from NAS Pensacola’s Fire & evolution simulated an air- Emergency Services Gulf Coast (F&ESGC) participates in an airfield mishap drill Oct. 5. craft on fire on NAS SherThe Oct. 5 training exer- water with a rapid resupF&ESGC’s Capt. Stephen down.” man Field. The drill is intended to cise utilized fire engines ply to ensure constant “This was a required Banks said. “Today was a training for the upcoming live fire evolution re- ensure readiness in the capable of deploying water flow in the event of NAS Pensacola airshow,’ sponding to an aircraft event of an aircraft mishap. 1,500 and 3,000 gallons of an aircraft fire.
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Audelo assumes command of HT-8 From Jay Cope NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs Officer
ollowing 14 months at the helm, Cmdr. John D. McBryde turned over command of Helicopter Training Squadron Eight (HT-8) to Cmdr. Stephen Audelo at a ceremony in the National Naval Aviation Museum Oct. 7. The change of command ceremony is a Navy tradition that enables the two officers to formally exchange duties in front of the assembled squadron crew. It is also a time to recognize the accomplishments of the
outgoing commanding officer in front of his family and friends. Training Air Wing Five Commodore Capt. Mark Murray was the guest speaker for the ceremony. Through his innovative leadership as the
squadronâ€™s 58th comofficer, manding McBryde led HT-8 to fly more than 33,500 flight hours and 16,800 sorties. This dedication enabled HT-8 to wing 423 Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and allied combat aviation professionals and fleet readiness fill squadron seats with the highest quality aviators. McBryde graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1996, earning a bachelor of science in economics. After serving as a graduate assistant coach for the U.S. Naval Academy football team, where he earned three varsity letters, he entered flight training and earned his naval aviator wings in 1998. As a MH-53E helicopter pilot, McBryde served in Corpus Christi,
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Texas; Norfolk, Va.; Monterey, Calif.; Iwakuni, Japan; NSA Bahrain, and NAS Whiting Field. McBryde earned a masters of business administration (MBA) from Touro University, graduating magna cum laude. Audelo takes the command chair after having
served as the executive officer for the unit. Audelo graduated in 1998, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, with a bachelor of arts in anthropology, and received his commission upon completion of Officer Candidate School. Following primary flight training at VT-27 and ad-
vanced rotary wing training at HT-8, he received his naval aviator wings in June 2000. As a SH-60B pilot, Audelo served aboard many ships to include: USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), USS Hayler (DDG 997), USS Peleliu (LHA 5), USS Stockdale (DDG 106), and the USS Carl Vincent Carrier Strike Group. Following his graduation from the United States Naval War College with a masterâ€™s degree in national security and strategic studies, Audelo served as a strategic analyst to the NORAD and USNorthCom chief of staff, and as an executive assistant to the deputy commander, USNorthCom. He assumed duties as the executive officer of HT-8 in August 2015.
NAS Whiting Field earns Southeast Region recognition By Lt.j.g. Sarah Oâ€™Shea NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs
ommander Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE) once again recognized Naval Air Station Whiting Fieldâ€™s (NASWFâ€™s) commitment to community service and partnerships with local organizations through the 2016 Personal Excellence Partnership Flagship Award. The command earned the award in the Medium Ashore category and will now go on to compete at the Navywide level. The Flagship award program honors commands across the Navy for their volunteer service and selfless giving to their communities. Awards are presented in five areas: Personal Excellence Partnership; Health, Safety, and Fitness; Campaign Drug Free; Project Good Neighbor; and Environmental Stewardship.
The Personal Excellence Partnership award specifically recognizes the command which best forms partnerships with schools and youth service organizations with an emphasis on education as determined by the Commander, Navy Installations Command. Volunteers for NAS Whiting Field supported several
youth focused organizations throughout 2016 including: Big Brother and Big Sister, the Civil Air Patrol, Men in Action of Milton, and the Naval Sea Cadet Corps. Additionally, Sailors provided assistance for numerous schools and educational events such as: East Milton Book Fair, Child Development Centerâ€™s educational classes, fire de-
partment open house during Fire Prevention Month, Floridaâ€™s Literacy Week, Avalon Middle Schoolâ€™s Career D a y, a n d m a n y others. In all, installation volu n t e e r s accounted for more than 5,000 hours of community assistance for these programs affecting thousands of youths in Santa Rosa County and the surrounding communities. PO2 Brian Johnson served as the volunteer coordinator for NAS Whiting Field, and helped to connect local organizations with the Sailors. His efforts ensured Sailors were able to support the community where they were most needed. â€œItâ€™s a difficult job, but very rewarding,â€? he said. â€œA lot of
the places we go, they genuinely don't have enough people to support the event. It is great to be able to help out.â€?
NAS Whiting F i e l d Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau noted that being a good neighbor to the community is one of his top priorities and the volunteer spirit of the Sailors is a key element to establishing that relationship. â€œOur service members make a long-lasting impression on our local youth through their volunteer efforts,â€? he said. â€œThey truly make a difference in the community and I couldnâ€™t be prouder of my team.â€?
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Job fair scheduled for Oct. 14 at NASP The NASP Fleet and Family Service Center Transition Assistance Program Job Fair is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon today, Oct. 14, at the NASP Gateway Inn Conference Center, Bldg. 3249. The event is for active-duty, retirees, DoD and dependents. Bring your resume and talk to prospective employers. No registration is required. For more information, call e-mail Lara Sabanosh or Debra Sampson at NASP_Tamp@navy.mil.
Show support for CFC by playing golf
The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Golf Tournament is scheduled for today, Oct. 14, at A.C. Read Golf Course at Naval Air Station Pensacola. Check-in and lunch starts at 10:45 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon. The game will be a “Florida scramble” with four-person teams, 32 teams maximum. Cost is $65 per person, which includes golf, cart, range balls, lunch, after-play snacks and a donation to the CFC. To register, contact Chrissy Wagner at 473-6110 (e-mail, Christina.email@example.com) or contact your CFC command representative.
Navy Ball scheduled for Oct. 15 The Pensacola Area Navy Birthday Ball is scheduled for tomorrow, Oct. 15, at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Beverages will be served at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Entertainment will include music by the Bay Kings. Cost is $15 for E-4 and below, $35 for E5 to E-6 and GS-5 and below, $45 for E-7-03 and GS6-11 and $55 for 04 and GS-12 and above. Child care is available by reservation. It is free for E-5 and below and $4 per hour for all others. To make childcare reservations, call NASP CDC at 452-2211 before Oct. 3. For more information on the ball, go to https://www.facebook.com/pensacolanavy ball.
Church holding craft show, fish fry
The annual Myrtle Grove United Methodist Church Fall Arts and Craft Show and Fish Fry is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 15, at the church, 5920 Lillian Highway. Fish fry tickets are $8. For more information, call 456-7463.
Century ride to take place in Milton
More than 400 cyclists from around the region are expected to participate in the annual Fenner Ride, which starts at 8 a.m. Oct. 15 in Milton. The century ride, benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida, begins at the Milton Community Center, 5629 Byrom St. The ride routes are broken down into four distances of 18, 40, 62, and 100 miles. Registration is $55. registration on the day of the ride begins at 7 a.m. at the Milton Community Center. Participants also can register online at www.active.com or by contacting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida at 433-5437.
Workshop teaches suicide prevention
A SafeTALK workshop is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the J.B. McKamey Center classrooms, Bldg. 634. The workshop prepares helpers to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to first aid resources. The workshops feature videos that illustrate responses. Participants will be better able to: • Move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss or avoid talking about suicide. • Identify people who have thoughts of suicide and talk to them about suicide. • Apply the TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen, and Keep Safe) to connect to a suicidal person to a first aid intervention caregiver. For more information or to register, call the NAS Pensacola Chaplain’s office at 452-2093 or e-mail CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New planetarium show on dinosaurs
Pensacola State College’s planetarium will feature a new animated, 3-D show, “Dinosaurs at Dusk,” at 6 p.m. today, Oct. 14, and 10 a.m. Oct. 17. Also showing will be “Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon” at 7:30 p.m. today, Oct. 14. Located in Bldg. 21, on the Pensacola campus, the planetarium doors open 20 minutes before show times. No one is admitted after the show begins. Tickets for “Dinosaurs at Dusk” are $4, preschoolers; $5, grades K-12; and $6, adults. All tickets to “Dark Side of the Moon” are $6. Tickets must be purchased in advance; no ticket sales at the door. Tickets are available online using Vendini and at the Lyceum Box Office, Bldg. 8, Room 861, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For ticket information, call the Lyceum Box Office at 484-1847. For planetarium information, go to http://planetarium.pensacolastate.edu/.
Writers welcome at open mic event
The West Florida Literary Federation (WFLF) presents a free open mic event each month for writers to share original prose and poetry. The next open mic event is scheduled for Oct. 18 at the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 South Jefferson St., Room 201. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m., and the program will begin at 7 p.m. The guest, Regina Sakalorious-Rogers, will speak about the creative writing program at the University of West Florida. For more information, call 723-2112 or go to www.wflf.org.
Troy alumni group to meet Oct. 18 The Pensacola Bay Area Chapter of Troy University Alumni and Friends will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at Sonny’s Barbecue, 6702 North Ninth Ave.
The featured speaker will be Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management Buddy Starling. For more information, call Steve Timberlake at 9820188 or e-mail email@example.com.
Coin collectors plan Oct. 20 meeting
Members of the Pensacola Coin Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant, 630 North Navy Blvd. There will be a presentation, and a coin auction will be conducted after the meeting. There is no cost to attend unless you plan to have dinner. For more information, call Mark Cummings at 332-6491.
Horror films subject of PSC book talk
Tickets on sale for MATSG-21 ball
Tickets are on sale for the Marine Aviation Training Support Group-21 (MATSG-21) Officer’s Birthday Ball celebrating the 241st anniversary of the United States Marine Corps. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 19 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Tickets are $35. To purchase tickets at NAS Whiting Field, see Sonja Presley in Training Air Wing Five Operations, or call 623-7147. At NAS Pensacola, contact MATSG-21 at 452-9460.
Cookout promotes peace in community
Help fight violence and drug abuse in the community by attending the 23rd annual Big Community Cookout 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Fricker Community Center, 900 North F St. The event is coordinated by the Pensacola Community Arts and Recreation Association (PCARA) and the Pensacola Neighborhood Services. There will be free food and entertainment. For more information call Leroy Williams at 293-5345.
Free history walking tours announced
Every year, the Pensacola Historic Preservation Society (PHPS) offers free walking tours of historic Seville Square. This year, the free walking tours are scheduled for 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Oct. 22 starting at the Quina House Museum, 204 South Alcaniz St. The tours will be led by three people with respected expertise in history, architecture, and/or archeology. After the tours, guests are invited to enjoy lemonade and water and tour the Quina House Museum. PHPS also offers a variety of history-related programs at luncheon meetings each third Saturday. For more information, contact Beverly Stagg, at 3933091 or Gena Buchanan at 494-9802.
Mike Ensley will present “Cultural Monsters: Birth of the Modern Horror Film (1968-1988)” at a monthly book talk at 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at Pensacola State College’s Edward M. Chadbourne Library, Bldg. 20, 1000 College Blvd. Admission to the informal event is free. A question-and-answer session follows the lecture and power point presentation. A pop-culture expert, Ensley co-founded Pensacon, which is held each February. He is a PSC alum and earned a bachelor’s degree in history, political science and communication arts from the University of West Florida. For more information, call 484-2013.
Engineers planning golf tournament
Event to honor U.S. service in Japan
The Allied Forces Soccer team that represents the areas military bases has openings on the 11-a-side team, on the coed six-a-side team and on the Wednesday night seven-a-side team for the fall season. There is also weekly pick-up soccer at 6 p.m. on NASP Corry Station. Competitive players as well as recreational players are welcome to join the gorup for training, ongoing tryouts and small sided games. Up to date information is posted on the Allied Forces Soccer Facebook site or you can contact David Toellner at 382-5494 (e-mail, kiwi_soccer@ yahoo.com).
A special event to honor U.S. service members who served in Japan and their family members is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 22 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. The second annual Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) event connects past and present service members, families and government civilians who have served in Japan. The Pensacola event is being organized by the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida. The program is free and open to the public, but advance reservations are required. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 602-7049. For more information, go to jasnwfl.org.
Registration open for fire truck pull
A Trauma Intervention Program Fire Truck Pull Challenge is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 22 at Seville Quarter. Teams of 15 will compete to see who can pull a fire truck 50 feet in the least amount of time. Organizers hope to sign up more than 30 teams consisting of local military service members, first responders, businesses, schools and organizations. Spectators can also cheer on their favorite team. Proceeds will go to Trauma Intervention Program of Northwest Florida, a non-profit group providing on-scene support to victims of traumatic events. To register a team or for more information, contact Deanna Smith at 554-8417 or e-mail her at email@example.com.
Marine Corps Ball to be held Nov. 5
The joint Pensacola Marine Corps League and 2nd Battalion 5th Marines Reunion Ball will be presented Nov. 5 at New World Landing 600 South Palafox St. The event will celebrate the 214st Marine Corps birthday. Ronald Drez will be the featured speaker. Tickets are $45 per person. Reservations and payment were due by Sept. 30. Reservations need to include number of guests, entrée selection, phone number and e-mail or mailing address. Make checks payable to Marine Corps League and mail to 4235 Chezarae Drive, Pensacola, FL 32514. For more information, go to http://pensacola mcleague.com. You also can contact Margaret Rogers at (562) 964-8702 (e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org) or Chief George Dodge at 473-0108.
The Society of American Military Engineer’s (SAME) annual scholarship golf tournament is scheduled for Oct. 21 at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The tournament will be a four-person scramble. Registration and lunch will begin at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The post has awarded nearly $50,000 in scholarships to local engineering students in the last five years. Single player entry is $75 and team entries are $300. For more information on registration and payment, contact email@example.com.
Soccer teams forming for fall season
Mediation program needs volunteers
The County Mediation Program is looking for volunteers who are interested in becoming certified as county court mediators in Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties. Mediation allows parties in litigation the opportunity to make their own decisions for resolving their issues. The mediator is neutral in the mediation process and helps guide the discussion between the parties. The mediator is not a judge, does make any decision about how the case will be resolved, and does not offer legal or other advice of how a case might or should be resolved. Only the parties involved in the dispute have the power to reach an agreement in mediation. The necessary training is provided, at no cost, to those who participate and wish to volunteer. Seats for the training are limited. To request an application, or for more information about the training, the mediation process, or the County Mediation Program, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 595-4415 or 595-4482.
School helping with wreath project
St. John Catholic School, 303 South Navy Blvd., is serving as a collection point for the Wreaths Across America project to place wreaths on graves of veterans. The sponsorship of a wreath is $15 each or $60 for four, with business and corporate levels also available. The deadline to order is Nov. 28. Wreaths Across America online orders can also be placed at WreathsAcrossAmerica.org (St. John Group Id: FL0242P; Location ID: FLBNCP). Wreath placement will occur at Barrancas National Cemetery and at national cemeteries across the nation on Dec. 17. For more information, call 456-5218.
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October 14, 2016
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October 14, 2016
IWTC Corry Station holds graduation; See page B2 Spotlight
GOSPORT Ghost tales, haunted history aboard NASP By Mike O’Connor Gosport Associate Editor
murmur of voices teases your ear; you feel a sudden drop in temperature. In the icy cold you may smell an aroma of pipe or cigar smoke or catch a fleeting glimpse of movement out of the corner of your eye. Then a feeling of dread sweeps over you as you realize you’re in the presence of the supernatural ... onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. Over the years, several buildings at NASP have attained the reputation of being haunted. Whether or not you believe in ghosts or scientific explanation, a number of witnesses have reported eerie phenomena that seem to defy the senses. What better time than mid-October to explore some of NASP’s ghost tales? Admiral’s Row In 1874, Commodore Melanchton B. Woolsey was the first resident of newly built “Quarters A,” in Admiral’s Row on Johnson Street. An epidemic of yellow fever had been sweeping the area, and Woolsey didn’t want to be a victim. Believing that diseasecarrying mosquitoes couldn’t reach the third floor cupola, he moved into it to wait out the epidemic. He received his daily supplies of food – and medicinal rum – by rope basket. When the “tonic” was forgotten one day, Woolsey came down, contracted the fever, and died shortly after. His presence, as well as those of a ghostly lady clad in white, are still said to be seen and felt on occasion in Quarters A. Bldg. 191 Built in the 1850s, Bldg. 191 was a grocery store once and has served many roles over the years. It is the only remaining building of the early town of Warrington. Owned and oper-
In this mysterious photograph, a ghostly figure appears to be gliding down the lighthouse steps. Gosport illustration by Art Giberson
ated by the Bauer family, it became Navy property in 1915. Once home to NASP Public Affairs and Gosport offices, Bldg. 191 may still be home to some previous inhabitants. Former Gosport reporter Larry Kachelhofer recalled receiving an unpleasant surprise when working late in the building one night. “I’ve heard people walking down the stairs when there was nobody else in the building,” he said. On another occasion, he said, voices could be heard speaking
indistinctly. A search of the building with another staffer revealed no other people. The final straw came when Kachelhofer saw what he believes was an actual apparition: an outline of a figure in a swirl of skirts, which then turned and vanished. “There is no doubt in my mind that building’s haunted,” he said. Bldg. 16 In the 1920s, Marine Capt. Guy Hall, a flight instructor, frequently whiled away off-hours playing poker with other officers. His well-known habit of shuffling poker chips with his fingers may have been his way of shifting attention from a winning hand. Hall’s luck ran out when he was killed in a training mission, but some believe he never really left Bldg. 16. Over the years, on more than one occasion, the tinkling sound of poker chips has been heard – as if they are being shuffled. The NAS Pensacola Lighthouse Featured in several television appearances, including “America’s Most Haunted Lighthouses,” the NASP light is the most famous haunted structure on base. “We believe we have at least three ghosts,” Pensacola Lighthouse Association founder Dianne Levi said. “Most of our volunteers over in the keeper’s quarters have experienced
Do ghosts keep watch over the NAS Pensacola Lighthouse? Sightings of apparitions, along with sounds and other phenomena indicate a strong possibility. File photo by Mike O’Connor
strange things,” Levi said. “Seeing a reflection of a person or hearing voices. I myself heard someone walking from the downstairs cellar to the front door – and there was no one there inside or out.” In the light tower and in the keeper’s quarters, cigar smoke has been smelled, doors slammed by themselves and a conversation between two female voices are among a few unexplained happenings reported, Levi said.
The apparition of a woman, possibly a former lighthouse keeper’s wife, is frequently mentioned in sightings. “A family was down on the beach having a picnic,” Levi added. “It was getting towards dark and when they looked up toward the light tower, they saw the image of a lady in a long white Victorian-style dress. It was seen by three of them. But the light beam passed right through her while it circled.”
MWR’s Haunting Fall Festival Oct. 29 Join NASP MWR for this year’s Haunting Fall Festival Oct. 29 at Blue Angel Recreation Park from 4-9 p.m. There will be costume contests for all ages, a haunted hay ride, food and games. Open to all eligible patrons and guests. For more information, call 453-6286 / 6310 or visit http://www.navymwrpensacola.com/events.
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Jokes & Groaners Some dim ‘light bulb’ jokes How many gorillas does it take to change a light bulb? Just one, but it takes a lot of light bulbs. How many optimists does it take to screw in a light bulb? None, they’re convinced that the power will come back on soon. How many Zen masters does it take to change a light bulb? None. You cannot change a light bulb. By nature, it will go out again. How many telemarketers does it take to change a light bulb? Only one, but they have to do it while you’re eating dinner. How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb? One, but the light bulb has to want to change. How many jugglers does it take to change a light bulb? One, but it takes three bulbs. How many beta testers does it take to change a light bulb? None. They just find the problems, they don’t fix them.
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IWTC Corry Station holds graduation ceremony Story, photo by PO3 Taylor L. Jackson Center for Information Warfare Training Public Affairs
nformation Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station marked the end of a training period for 27 of the 2,200 students trained there every day with a recent ceremony held at the Naval Air Station Pensacola Corry Station chapel. The graduates consisted of Information Professional (IP) Basic Course students and two classes of the Joint Cyber Analysis Course (JCAC). Honor graduates included Lt. Kyle Decker, from the IP Basic Course, as well as SN Megann Herdegen and Spc. Charles Thompson from JCAC. The IP Basic Course provides a fundamental knowledge of the IP community and the IP’s roles within today’s Navy and information warfare community. The course enables graduates to develop, communicate and promote innovative solutions while they oversee the seamless operation of the global naval network environment. It also introduces them to the values that guide the IP community. “This course enabled me to acquire the tools necessary to become an information professional,” said Decker, a native of Aztec, New Mexico. “I can now do my part in weaving the blanket of freedom, one stitch at a
time.” Decker has orders to Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic in Norfolk, Va. JCAC trains enlisted personnel from all services in the skills and knowledge required to perform technical network analysis in cyberspace operations. “I’m thankful to have had the opportunity to take part in this course,” said Thompson, a native of Panama City, Fla., who has orders to the Army Cyber Protection Brigade in Fort Gordon, Ga. “I feel like everything I’ve learned here will help me no matter what task I am assigned to.” Herdegen, a native of Stafford, Va., has orders to a national mission team at Fort Meade, Md., as part of the Department of Defense’s Cyber Mission Force, helping to defend the United States and its interests against cyberattacks of significant consequence. She said that the course, though challenging, builds a strong foundation for enlisted
Graduates of the Joint Cyber Analysis Course at Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station pose for a photo during a graduation ceremony held at Naval Air Station Pensacola Corry Station. Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station, as part of CIWT, provides a continuum of training to Navy and joint service personnel that prepares them to conduct information warfare across the full spectrum of military operations.
personnel to build upon after graduation. Capt. Bill Lintz, Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT) commanding officer and guest speaker for the ceremony, spoke of the importance of the graduates’ roles in the information warfare mission and what it takes to prepare them. “You have had experts: expert instructors, expert administrators, expert curriculum developers, who have spent time and energy over the course of weeks and months invested in you, invested in ensuring that you have a learn-
ing experience that can allow you to take those experiences and that knowledge forward and into what is now a cyber battlefield,” said Lintz. “It is the investment that is being made to make certain that there is an expertise and a level of knowledge that you can take forward to then fight and win in warfare. You have earned the opportunity to graduate and now go forward in support of the nation's operations.” Operations for these graduates could include working on networks; leading personnel who are managing the Navy’s net-
works; managing the nation’s or the Navy's Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) systems; and conducting cyber operations. Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station, as part of CIWT, provides a continuum of training to Navy and joint service personnel that prepares them to conduct information warfare across the full spectrum of military operations. For more news from Center for Information Warfare Training organization, visit www. navy. mil/local/cid.
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October 14, 2016
National Naval Aviation Museum named top museum by TripAdvisor From Malerie Shelton Naval Aviation Museum Foundation
he National Naval Aviation Museum (NNAM) onboard NAS Pensacola has been named one of the Top 25 Museums in the country by TripAdvisor as part of the 2016 Travelers’ Choice Awards. The museum has also been ranked “Top 20 Museum in the USA” by Yelp, making it one of the best museums in the country to visit. The National Naval Aviation Museum ranks 14 on the list that includes well-known museums such as the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, The Museum of Modern Arts, The Getty Center, the Smithsonian
Air and Space Museum and more. The rankings are based on quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for museums worldwide gathered by Trip Advisor during a 12-month period. “We are thrilled that the National
Naval Aviation Museum has again been named a top museum by TripAdvisor,” said retired Navy Capt. Sterling Gilliam, museum director. “It is especially satisfying given TripAdvisor rankings are driven by user-generated content. It is nice to know our visitors are having a good experience when they visit our campus.” TripAdvisor, which is a travel planning and booking website, has more than 350 million unique visitors each month and more than 385 million reviews and opinions covering more than 6.6 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The top five museums in the U.S. are: 1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2. Art Institute of Chicago. 3. National 9/11 Memorial & Museum.
4. The National World War I Museum. 5. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Go to http://www.navalaviationmuseum.org/news/national-naval-aviationmuseum-ranked-top-25-nationally/ to see more. The National Naval Aviation Museum is the world’s largest naval aviation museum and one of the most-visited museums in the state of Florida. Share the excitement of naval aviation’s rich history and see more than 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Aviation. Historic aircraft are displayed both inside the museum’s nearly 350,000 square feet of exhibit space and outside on its 37-acre grounds.
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Morale, Welfare and Recreation 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.
Reithoffer Shows will provide a variety of rides and attractions for adults and children at the fair.
Story, photo from Pensacola Interstate Fair
The 82nd Pensacola Interstate Fair is scheduled to open Oct. 20. The 11-day event will feature attractions, rides, exhibits, food, a tiger show, a petting zoo and live concerts. Military Appreciation Day is scheduled for Oct. 23. All active and retired military personnel and spouse with proper identification will be admitted for $6 all day (does not include dependents other than spouse). The Military Appreciation Special cannot be combined with any other daily promotion. The fair’s musical line-up kicks off opening night with the “Cat Country 98.7 BIG Lip Sync Battle Finals,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 20. This year’s entertainment highlights will include
classic soft rock band, Little River Band, at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. and 1980s glam rock heartthrob Bret Michaels at 7 p.m. Oct. 22. Midnight Madness is scheduled for Oct. 28 and Smash Mouth, a California rock band, will get the party started at 7:30 p.m. New this year, the fair will present the inaugural Miss Pensacola Interstate Fair Beauty Pageant Oct. 23 starting at noon. All musical performances will take place at the Pepsi Open Air Stage. Entertainment shows at the fair are free with the price of admission. Advance discount ride wristbands and half-price admission tickets are available at Walgreens. In addition, there will be discount ride wristband
days, free events and special admission days. Tickets and wristbands will be available through Oct. 21. Each admission ticket and ride wristband is valid for one day only. Advance discount tickets and wristbands at Walgreens are priced as follows: • Admission tickets: $6 for 12 and older ($12 at the fair); $3 for ages 4-11 ($6 at the fair). • Advance Weekday Super Saver Ride Wristband is $15 ($20 at the fair). Good Monday-Thursday and Oct. 30 only, and can be upgraded at main ticket booth for weekend use for an additional $5. • Advance Any Day Super Saver Ride Wristband: $20 ($25 at the fair). For more information on the fair, call 944-4500 or go to www.pensacolafair.com.
At the movies
• Fun run: Put on your running shoes for the fifth annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Fun Run at 8 a.m. today, Oct. 14, at Radford Fitness Center. It is open to all ages. Costumes are encouraged. Registration is free at the Radford Fitness Center. For more information, call 452-9845. • Sneak preview: “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” starring Tom Cruise, rated R, 5 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 15, Portside Twin Cinema. Get free tick• Haunting Fall Fesets early. Box office tival: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. opens at 10 a.m. Oct. 29 at Blue Angel For more informaRecreation Park. Free tion, call 452-3523 contests, carcostume or 452-3522. nival rides, face paint• CFC golf: NETPDC will pres- ing, photo booth, ent the 2016 haunted hay ride and Southeast Tri-State events. Food and beverages will be available Region, Combined for purchase. For more Federal Campaign information, call 453Golf Tournament 6286. today, Oct. 14, at A.C. Read Golf Course. Registration was required in advance. For more information, contact Chrissy Wagner, BPO Saufley (473-6110, e-mail christina. firstname.lastname@example.org) or contact your CFC representative. • Youth sports: Registration ends today, Oct. 14, for flag football and cheerleading. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Corry Youth Center, Bldg. 4118. Programs are open to ages 4-14 of military, retirees, DoD employees and contractors. Cost is $50 for football and $75 for cheerleading. For more information, call 453-3490. • Online survey: Feedback is being requested on NASP MWR services. Complete a survey for chance to win Blue Angels 70th Anniversary Homecoming Show basket (valued at $400), including four-tickets to the Flightline Club for Nov. 11 day show. Each survey you complete is good for additional entry. The contest will end Oct. 28. To take the surveys, go to www.navymwrpensacola.com/online-survey. • Aquatics: Indoor pool, Bldg. 3828, open for winter. PNY (Pensacola Navy Youth) Swim Team practice is 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Goslings MWR PreSwim Team practice is 6 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. Masters program practice is 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Activeduty skill swim is 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Thursdays. 1-on-1 swim lessons available in October. Beginner and intermediate group swim lessons begin Nov. 1. For more information, call 4529429. • Sports skills program: National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) is partnering with NAS Pensacola for a skills program from Oct. 28 to Dec. 8. Registration is open for ages 3-5 and runs from Oct. 3-21. For more information, call 453-3490 or go to https://www.nays.org/programs/start-smart/overview/.
“Blair Witch,” R, 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.; “Snowden,” R, 7 p.m.; “Sully,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Bridget Jones’s Baby,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“The Wild Life” (2D), PG, 11 a.m.; “Sully,” PG-13, 1 p.m.; “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” PG-13, 5 p.m. (free admission); “When the Bough Breaks,” PG-13, noon; “The Light Between the Oceans,” PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; “Bridget Jones’s Baby,” R, 5:30 p.m.; “Don’t Breathe,” R, 8 p.m.
“The Wild Life” (2D), PG, noon; “When the Bough Breaks,” PG-13, 2 p.m.; “Blair Witch,” R, 4:30 p.m.; “Snowden,” R, 6:30 p.m.; “The Light Between the Oceans,” PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; “Sully,” PG-13, 3:10 p.m.; “Don’t Breathe,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “Bridget Jones’s Baby,” R, 7:10 p.m.
“Blair Witch,” R, 5 p.m.; “Snowden,” R, 7 p.m.; “The Wild Life” (2D), PG, 5:30 p.m.; “Mechanic Resurrection,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“Don’t Breathe,” R, 5 p.m.; “Bridget Jones’s Baby,” R, 7 p.m.; “When the Bough Breaks,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “Sully,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
“Sully,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Snowden,” R, 7 p.m.; “Mechanic Resurrection,” R, 5:10 p.m.; “Hell or High Water,” R, 7:30 p.m.
“The Light Between the Oceans,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Blair Witch,” R, 7:30 p.m.; “The Wild Life” (2D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; “When the Bough Breaks,” PG-13, 7:10 p.m.
Liberty program events at NAS Pensacola and Corry Station target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. You must sign up in advance for off-base trips. For more information, call 452-2372 or go to http://naspensacola-mwr.com.
COST Regular: $4 adults, $2 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger
3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger
Details: 452-3522 or www.naspensacola-mwr.com
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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. 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 the duty SARC, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.
Fleet and Family Support Center
Worship schedule NAS Pensacola Protestant • 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. • 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. • Meeting: 6 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Thursday, J.B. McKamey Center. For 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 information, call 452-6376. 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 information, call 623-7212. More 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://templebethelof pensacola.org. Seventh-day Adventist • Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1080 North Blue Angel Parkway, Bible studies at 9:30 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 4533442.
The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Job fair: The NASP Fleet and Family Service Center Transition Assistance Program Job Fair is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon today, Oct. 14 at the NASP Gateway Inn Conference Center, Bldg. 3249. The event is for active-duty, retirees, DoD and dependents. No registration required. For more information, e-mail Lara Sabanosh or Debra Sampson at NASP_Tamp@navy.mil. • Time to move: If you want help with your PCS move stop by the FFSC. Move.mil assist workshops are available at 4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. This is the program which must be completed and submitted for transferring individu-
als/families which have household goods to move. Prior to attending you must have a login name and password created. For information or to reserve a seat, call 452-5609. • Personal Financial Management: A series of classes are offered throughout the year on topics such as car buying, using credit cards, developing a budget and spending plan and how to build your savings. Seating is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • Retiree seminar: The annual seminar is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 29 at the Mustin Beach Club aboard NAS Pensacola. Information will be available and free flu shots will be offered to TRICARE beneficiaries. For more information, call 452-5990.
Community Outreach If you are interested in participating in some volunteer activities, contact the NASP Community Outreach office. • United Way Day of Caring: Annual event offers an opportunity to learn the needs of the local community through volunteering. This year’s event is scheduled for today, Oct. 14. For more information, go to
www.unitedwayescambia.org/ dayofcaring. The Community Outreach office also keeps track of volunteer hours. You need to report any hours of volunteer work to receive due recognition. For more information, call 452-2532 or e-mail nasp_ comm_outreach@Navy.mil.
October 14, 2016
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October 14, 2016
Ads placed by the Military are free To place an ad go online at www.gosportpensacola.com or call 433-1166 ext.29
MARKETPLACE Publication date every Friday except Christmas and New Years Deadline to place an ad is noon Monday, the week of the publication. Place your ad online at www.gosportpensacola. com Place your ad by phone at 850-433-1166 ext. 29 Mon - Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm
motor • merchandise • employment • real estate • and more! Garage Sales
Articles for Sale
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Articles for Sale
Big Inside Rummage Sale. Saint Joseph Catholic Church. 34290 U.S. Highway 98. Lillian, Alabama. October 27-29. 8:30am-3pm. Furniture, Electronics, Collectibles.
Revolver small lady carry gun. Snugnose cork. 32 cal SNW. Nickel-plated. Must be Florida resident and quality citizen. $125. 497-1167.
Set of vintage twin beds with two dressers, mirror and two night stands. $600. 850-4589797.
GE side-byside fridge, dishwasher and stove, hood included. $800 for all. Call Bobby 850-418-0293.
2003 Buick LeSabre, 85,600 miles, white with grey interior. Price negotiable. 850-529-4239.
2 Bose Acoustimass Speakers 10 Series II. Surround sound speaker system with receiver and speaker wire. $125. Great to excellent condition. 850-4589797.
Classic records for sale. Jazz, oldies but goodies, classic and many others. Call 850-6981752 for details.
Newly renovated 2BR/2BA condo. 1,125 sqft. $132,000. Between Pensacola Bay/ Country Club. Near Navy Base and Downtown. Assigned garage parking. 825 Bayshore Dr.#704; 850375-0446.
$149,000-2 homes 2 ponds plus Barn w/ workshop. 4/3 total, 1.63 acres, (Beulah). 9160 Magnolia Springs Road, Pensacola, Florida 32526. Contact Damon Hitt 850-255-9163.
New full bed, mattress, box spring and linens. $500. OBO call Mary. 850457-9523.
SubwooferParadigm model P1000V.4 in excellent cond. Home For Rent $175 call or text 4BR/2BA, 2-car garage. 2964 sq 850-313-9883. ft wood floors D V D / V C D / screened patio. MP3 Player- Close to mil basAPEX model es. $1250/month. 850-458AD-703 in ex- Call cellent cond. $25 6320. call or text 8502BR/2BA. New 313-9883. a/c, frig, spycondos. Otter Box-made glass school for DROID Great $850/ MAXX in excel- district. lent cond. $20 month. 850-324call or text 850- 5512. 313-9883.
Saturday, Oct.15 8am2pm: “Name your price” (within reason) yard sale! Art, art supplies, framing equipment, furniture, desks, table, babycrib/ mattress, toys and more! 775 Woodbine Dr.
Guitar. Best quality. Washburn acoustic. Marble wood finish. Hard gig case like new. Retail over $400 + $100 for case. New condition. $125. 454-9486.
Bottom fish for snapper or catfish. 3 Penn reels. 320 GTI, 209 and 67 w/ rods. $65 for all. Printer and Garage sale: 417-1694. 35mm camera. Saturday and Sunday, Oct.15- Briggs & Strat- Student Printer Portable $20. Chinon GIII 16. 7303 Bel- ton. gium Rd. Off generator w/25ft. 35mm film camPine Forest in extension cord. era. $50. Both series. great for school. Lake Francis Elite Model 030209. 463-8611. subdivision. Starting 8500W, running 5500W. Prom Dresses got something Like new, un- and Men’s Suits. size used. Uses LPG/ Dresses to sell? 3-12. Suits size natural gas. $500 call 44S/36X30. $10 cash. 850-497850.433.1166 each. 463-8611. 9780.
Latest golf clubs and cart. 850-455-2639.
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500, Hemi engine, 214,000mi. Hunter-green w/ black-leather interior, infinity sound system. Single owner, excellent condition. Your mechanic can check before sale. $5,500. 850-4182109.
Horse farm w/ lighted riding arena 4.9 acres. Renovated. 2/2 mobile home. Elberta, AL. 850455-5031. Info/ pics. $167,000. Gulf Breeze home, 2213 Reservation Rd. 4BR/2BA, Brick, nice neighborhood. Tile, Hardwood, Granite, SS Appliances, 10ft. Ceilings w/crown molding, fenced yard, much more. Gail @380-1193.
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TOO MUCH STUFF? HERE’S THE BEST AND CHEAPEST WAY TO CLEAR OUT THE GARAGE. LIST YOUR STUFF IN A GOSPORT CLASSIFIED. RATES ARE $9 FOR THE FIRST TEN WORDS AND FIFTY CENTS FOR EACH ADDITIONAL WORD. OVER 25,000 PEOPLE SEE THE GOSPORT EVERY WEEK. GO ONLINE TO GOSPORTPENSACOLA.COM OR CALL 433-1166 EXT. 29 TO PLACE YOUR AD TODAY!
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Weekly newspaper for Naval Air Station Pensacola