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NAS Pensacola HQ recognized as ‘platinum winner’ for reconstruction Story, photo by Mike O’Connor Gosport Associate Editor

Caldwell Associates Architects Inc., who worked to renovate NAS Pensacola’s historic command headquarters, Bldg. 1500, recently received prestigious recognition for its work. Caldwell’s building team took a “platinum” award from Building Design + Construction (BD+C) magazine 29th’s Annual Reconstruction Awards for reconstruction in bringing Bldg. 1500 up to par in Department of Defense standards for anti-terrorism force protection and blastproofing. The building team led by Caldwell included general contractor Greenhut Construction Company; Simpson Design Group, (interiors); Berube-

Leonard (structural engineers); MEP Engineering Solutions (mechanical and plumbing engineers); Klocke & Associates (electrical), FireLogix Engineering (fire protection systems) and Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (blast structural engineers). The award was shared with NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Plummer, Naval Facilities C o m m a n d Southeast (NavFac SE) officials and Navy leadership in a presentation held in Bldg. 1500 Oct. 30. Caldwell spokesman Michael Crawford gave a PowerPoint presentation showing the stages of the reconstruction project, which highlighted some of the difficulties and creative solutions the group arrived at. The good teamwork

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Welcome to the 2012 Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show ... NAS Pensacola, home to the Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, opens its gates at 8 a.m. today (Nov. 2) and tomorrow (Nov. 3) for the 2012 Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show. (Above) Blues at 2011 air show. Photo by Reto Schneeberger

Blues to change command Nov. 4 From Blue Angels PAO

The most effective way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year the influenza virus is responsible for anywhere from 3,000-49,000 deaths in America. During the typical flu season, 90 percent of these deaths occur in people 65 years or older; however, the flu has the ability to make a healthy person very ill. The CDC is recommending that everyone 6 months or older get a flu vaccine this year. This year, Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) is doing its part to make the flu vaccine accessible and convenient by hosting a “drive-through” flu vaccine

The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, will host the squadron’s change of command ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum on Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola at 2 p.m. Nov. 4. Cmdr. Tom Frosch will relieve Capt. Greg McWherter as Blue Angel commanding officer/flight leader. Frosch joined the Blue Angels team in September. He was recently the commanding officer of Strike Fighter Squadron 146 (VFA-146), the “Blue Diamonds,” where he also served as executive officer. Frosch’s previous commands include VFA-106, the “Gladiators,” and VFA87, the “Golden Warriors,” NAS Cecil Field; U.S. Naval Test Pilot School and VX-23, “The Salty Dogs,” NAS Patuxent River, Md.; VFA-192, the “World Famous Golden Dragons,” NAS Atsugi, Japan; deployments with

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In a video presentation to Navy leadership, Caldwell Associates Architects Inc. spokesman Michael Crawford highlights some of the changes made to NAS Pensacola command headquarters Bldg. 1500.

NHP ‘drive-through’ flu vaccine clinic Nov. 17 From NHP PAO

2012 Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show today, Nov. 2, and tomorrow, Nov. 3 The Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, will close the 2012 season at the team’s annual Homecoming Air Show onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola Nov. 2 and 3, with gates opening at 8 a.m. and shows starting at 9:30 a.m. Prior to the world-famous Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet performances, the Blues’ C-130 Hercules transport known as “Fat Albert” will thrill the crowd with its short field take-off and low-level passes. The Emerald Coast Skydivers and the Army Black Daggers Parachute Demonstration teams will make jumps above the show and Training Air Wing Six will feature a fly-by of training aircraft. Tentatively scheduled for both days will be aerobatics by performers such as

Jan Collmer flying the Fina Extra 300L and David Martin will pilot his Brietling CAP 232. Chuck Aaron will pilot his Red Bull helicopter, and Bill Leff will excite attention with the roar of a radial engine in his T-6 Texan. Elgin Wells will fly his Starjammer aircraft; the only one of its kind, featuring 250 LEDs, five smoke screens and a 4,000 watt amplifier with onboard speakers. Otto the helicopter will entertain everyone with his family-oriented antics and the Stearman Flight will perform a salute to 100 years of Marine Corps Aviation. The Max Adrenaline Extreme Show will thrill the crowd with its aerobatic aircraft and the Flash Fire Jet Truck

See Air Show on page 2 Onboard a haunted ship: the USCGC Cypress ... Ens. Nathan White talks with some of his shipmates dressed up to scare aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Cypress. The Coast Guard hosted a charity “haunted” ship onboard Cypress Oct. 26 and 27. The 2,200 visitors that attended were asked to bring a can of nonperishable food to the event to donate to Manna Food Pantries. Officials said to expect to see the haunted ship return around next Halloween. Photo by Gretchen DeVuyst

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Veterans Day event roundup By Gretchen DeVuyst PAO Intern

Pensacola and its surrounding area will be making sure that veterans are remembered and honored Veterans Day weekend. This year will be particularly eventful with Pensacola Veterans Memorial Park Wall South’s 20th anniversary; the bicentennial of the War of 1812, 70 years of Women Enlisted for Volunteer Emergency Services (WAVES) and the 100th year anniversary of Marine Corps aviation. Some events that will be open to the public are as follows: • The city of Pensacola will have its annual Veterans Day Parade downtown, Nov. 12, starting at 9 a.m. The parade begins at the corner of Spring and Main streets and will end at Wall South. At the end of the parade, to celebrate Wall South’s 20th anniversary, there will be a ceremony with speakers including Vietnam veteran and former prisoner of war Lt. Col. Tom Pyle. Jill Hubbs, WSRE’s director of educational services, will speak and represent the surviving families of those who lost their lives for our country. Hubbs lost her father, a naval aviator, in the Vietnam War. • Nov. 12 will also be the day for a Veterans Day Celebration at 1:30 p.m. in the lot north of Veteran’s

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A joint high school band marches in the 2011 Veterans Day Parade. Photo courtesy of Rusty Buggy.com

Park. • Blue Water Concert Series, Veteran’s Day Weekend Music Festival will be hosted at Maritime Park from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 11. • Pensacola Beach will also have a parade Nov. 11, starting at 2 p.m. This parade starts at Avendia 10, on Via deluna Drive and ends at the pavilion on the Gulf. If any veteran wishes to be in the parade, they need to show up an hour before. They will also have one of NASP’s own, Christopher Holzworth, former commanding officer of MATSG- 21, speak. • The University of West Florida (UWF) will be hosting a speaker,

Walter H. Richardson, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m. in the University Commons Auditorium. Reservations to see Richardson are required by Nov. 6. UWF will also host “Bill Mauldin: An Exhibition of Selected Drawings and Prints” at the UWF art gallery. • On Veterans Day, Applebee’s will be treating veterans with a form of identification to a free meal. Veterans with identification can also enter National Parks; Gulf Islands National Seashore; Pensacola Pirate Festival and Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds for free this weekend.

Nov. 9: N.B. Cook Elementary School’s fourth graders will perform a Veterans Day program to honor all veterans. The show will begin at 8:45 a.m. in the school’s auditorium. Ned Wernick, World War II veteran, and Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward will be the guests of honor. For additional information, call the school office, 595-6826. Pine Meadow Elementary School will have a Veterans Day Program beginning at 9 a.m. Students will participate in a variety of activities celebrating veterans. All parents or family members who have been or currently are in the military are invited to attend this event. There will be a reception following the program. If you are planning on attending, contact Pine Meadow Elementary, 494-5630. R.C. Lipscomb Elementary will host a Veterans Day Celebration at 8:30 a.m. Lipscomb’s faculty, staff, and students will honor veterans with a mini music program and light refreshments. Faculty, staff, and students will also participate in a “Camo Day,” where everyone will wear camouflage to raise money for the Wounded Warriors. All donations will go to the Wounded Warriors. For additional information, contact Susan Sanders, principal, or Lisa Arnold, assistant principal, 494-5760. Sherwood Elementary School will honor the United States and its military veterans with a patriotic program at 8:30 a.m. and again at 9 a.m. in the school cafeteria. Fifth graders will lead the school in patriotic songs and will be joined by the Golden Echoes Senior Adult Choir of Myrtle Grove Baptist Church, a partnerin-education. A flag-raising ceremony presented by the NJROTC of Pine Forest High School will be observed between programs. For additional information, contact Tannie Addy, music teacher, at 453-7420.

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between the design team, the construction team and the owner – the Navy – was considered so important as to be a factor in the criteria for the award. “I have to give credit to the entire team, and I mean that sincerely,” Crawford said. “Working with everybody at the Navy, the subcontractors, Greenhut Construction; we all came together on an extremely difficult project. Many of you will remember the disarray this building was in when we began this effort. It was old and had a significant number of things that had to be corrected just so we could begin to utilize it … We’re extremely proud and just wanted to come out and show you the presentation that was made to the magazine.” The challenge facing the engineers was to make a 70-plus year old building into a modern military headquarters – all while preserving its historic integrity. Bldg. 1500 sits atop a hill which has been inhabited since Pensacola’s early settlement. Its grounds are a rich archaeological reserve, with artifacts ranging from Colonial pottery to cannon having been discovered nearby. Bldg. 1500’s original exterior walls are constructed of terra cotta, finished with cement. Since engineers couldn’t cover these historic walls, they were made stronger from the inside with a “wall inside the wall” and techniques joining steel tracks to the concrete frame. New windows for the building also presented special problems. The builders had to meet with historic preservation requirements, as well as hurricane wind load, anti-terrorism and force protection requirements. A steel plate and frame system, installed on the interior, was used to anchor the special glass while keeping the original look. A “progressive collapse” requirement for the building took some additional engineering finesse. In the end, a carbon fiber reinforcement wrap was created to cover the concrete frame, which took up little space while adding considerable strength. “This had all the excitement of being able to dig through all the old documents, try to figure out the best way to repurpose something … it was extremely fulfilling,” Crawford said. NASP’s commanding officer valued the inside look at what had gone into the headquarters. “I can’t tell you how impressed I was; it’s just a phenomenal job,” Plummer said. “In the 26 years I’ve been working in the Navy, this has to be the nicest facility, by a wide margin. To see some of the scope of what you all did, I really appreciate it.” In all, the renovations – part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) – were completed at a cost of $11.2 million, or $161 per square foot, according to BD+C magazine’s October issue, which features the award story.

roaring down the runway. Along with incredible flying demonstrations, more than 50 military and civilian aircraft will be on display. These static displays will include an V22 Osprey, a F/A-18 Hornet, a Japanese Zero, an EA-18G Growler, a C-130 Hercules, a B-52 Stratofortress and various other aircraft ranging from the present day state-of-the-art fighters to aircraft from the 1930s. In addition to the scheduled shows, there will be a special night show beginning at 4 p.m. Nov. 2 only. The New Orleans Navy Band, Crescent City Krewe will kickoff the show followed by aircraft that will light up the sky with full afterburner and

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the USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and as an individual augmentee with the NATO International Security Assistance Force in Kabul, Afghanistan. He was also selected for the 2010 Navy and Marine Corps Association Leadership Award. Frosch has more than 3,000 flight hours and 830 carrier-arrested landings. His decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, two Meritorious Service Medals, two Individual Air Medals with Combat “V” (Six Strike Flight), three Navy Commendation Medals, one with Combat “V,” and numerous unit, campaign and service awards. McWherter is scheduled to transfer from the Blue Angels to Naval Service Training Command on NAS Pensacola. Drive-through flu shots from page 1

clinic. The “drive-through” clinic will be held Nov. 17 for all TRICARE Prime beneficiaries. From 8 to 11:30 a.m., beneficiaries ages 6 months or older can take advantage of the in-car immunization. For those planning to attend the hospital’s drive-through flu shot program, entry to the hospital will be through the main entrancegate located off U.S. Highway 98. Signs will provide additional guidance. Those who take advantage of the clinic are asked to bring their government identification and a list of their current medications. Patients using the drive-through clinic will be

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

pyrotechnics. This year for the first time, the Air Force Reserve Command will present their Tour for the Troops concert Nov. 3, featuring Big & Rich, Cowboy Troy and Bradley Gaskin, who will take to the stage at 4 p.m. Admission and parking for all shows is free. Areas will be reserved for the physically challenged. Food and memorabilia will be available at numerous concession stands. Pets and coolers are not permitted. Security personnel and signs will direct spectators to parking areas near the show site. Additional information on the show, bleacher, box and Flight Line Club seating and FAQs can be obtained on-line at http://www.naspairshow.com/.

The image on the right side is the Navy’s most modern fighter aircraft, the F-18 Super Hornet. Established in 1921 as the Air Station News, the name Gosport was adopted in 1936. A gosport was a voice tube used by flight instructors in the early days of naval aviation to give instructions and directions to their students. The name “Gosport” was derived from Gosport, England (originally God’s Port), where the voice tube was invented. Gosport is an authorized newspaper published every Friday by Ballinger Publishing,

requested to park in a nearby lot for 15 minutes so they can be monitored for any possible vaccine reactions before driving away. NHP will offer two types of vaccines: FluMist, which is a live attenuated intranasal spray, available to beneficiaries between the ages of 2 and 49 years; and Fluzone, which is an injectable, inactivated vaccine for ages 6 months and older, pregnant women and when FluMist is otherwise contraindicated. Fluzone is the only vaccine to be offered during the drive through clinic. For more information about this event, call NHP at 505-6257 or you can go to www.cdc.gov to learn more about the flu vaccine.

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Don’t tell me when to plug in my Christmas tree By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist

As I put my skeletons back in the closet (literally) and threw the gnat-infested jack-o’lanterns in the garbage, I was seized by the desire to dig out my ceramic light-up Christmas tree and plug it in. What? Start decorating for the winter holidays before Thanksgiving? Have I been brainwashed by the evil retail industry? Isn’t it gauche and simpleminded to succumb to the influence of premature instore displays and television advertising? But, but … I really want to plug my ceramic Christmas tree in and see the magical glow of its tiny plastic lights. I don’t care if the children are still rationing their Halloween candy. I don’t care if I haven’t planned my Thanksgiving side dishes yet. Christmas is coming soon enough, so should I wait until after Thanksgiving to decorate just because social commentators say that we are being conditioned by commercialism? Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for toning down the Christmas shopping frenzy, which has become replete with obligation and thoughtlessness, but what’s so bad about decorating early? I say not a thing, and I’ve come up with a list of reasons why: First: The sights. Let’s face it — Thanksgiving dé cor leaves a little something to be desired.

About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, the mother of three, has been a military spouse for 19 years (and running). Her humor column, “The Meat and Potatoes of Life,” appears weekly in newspapers and on Stripes Military Moms, a website associated with Stars and Stripes newspaper. She also writes columns for Military Spouse magazine and a blog at www.themeat andpotatoesoflife.com. Molinari and her family are currently stationed at Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, Fla. This season’s dull browns and golds benefit from a little cheering up with Christmassy cranberry and green. And who doesn’t like a twinkling light? Unless you have an

LED lighted cornucopia or plug in pilgrims with moving parts, you are going to need a few strands of lights and a velvety poinsettia to brighten up your Thanksgiving anyway. Second: The tastes. While serving egg nog in November may be taking things too far, turkey and all the trimmings are traditional for both occasions in many households; dishes can be mixed and mingled while respecting the individual holiday customs. Moreover, I’d bet my Cuisinart that your family won’t protest if you start baking cookies now. Sure, you might gain your holiday weight a little early, but those bulky Christmas sweaters are a great disguise. And besides, the prolonged disgust you will have with your plumpness will give added motivation to stick to your annual New Year’s resolution to lose 10 pounds. Third: The smells. Indian corn and gourds don’t have much aroma, so unless you are willing to wait to smell the roasting Thanksgiving turkey, I suggest baking a little gingerbread or dropping a few cinnamon sticks into your hot toddy. If the tree farms haven’t opened for business, why not light a pine scented candle to awaken the spirit of Christmas? Fourth: The sounds. As far as I am aware, there is not a catchy compact disc compilation of Thanksgiving songs by Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Neil

Sedaka or Barbara Streisand. The only traditional Thanksgiving song known by most Americans is “Over the River and Through the Woods,” a song adapted from a poem by Lydia Maria Child in 1844. What most Americans don’t know is that the song actually contains six stanzas of which only the first two are widely known. In order to get to the word “Thanksgiving,” one would need to know the last four stanzas which include virtually unknown phrases such as “Trot fast, my dapple gray.” Most of us start out robustly singing the first two stanzas, then trail off mumbling. Why suffer that when you can all sing a rousing round of “Jingle Bells?” Other than the sizzle of the roasting turkey juices, I think we can all agree that the Thanksgiving sounds could use a little supplementing. So slip in a good Christmas CD and tap your toes while you cut the veggies for the relish tray. When it really boils down to it, Thanksgiving and Christmas have become intermingled in such a way that they can no longer be completely separated. So I say to heck with it. The real reason we won’t climb into our musty attics to retrieve our Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving is because someone has said that doing so would mean we were being indoctrinated by the commercial advertising media.

Phooey! Not to bring Independence Day into this too, but I say hang your stockings and bake your Russian teacakes when you damned well please. Besides, would it be so bad to get your shopping done a little early and actually be able to relax when December rolls around? Today, I plugged my 1972 ceramic tree in and let out a little gasp as the tiny pegs glowed in all the colors of the rainbow. I stared a while, as my brain tapped into a bank of dusty but fond memories of holidays past. “Oh Christmas Tree” popped into my head and I began to hum. Call it gauche, simpleminded, brainwashed or indoctrinated. I call it fun.

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GCE NASP employees enjoy a picnic lunch Oct. 26 during a daylong celebration for National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Photo by Gretchen DeVuyst

Officials express thanks to GCE workers Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

Gulf Coast Enterprises (GCE) recognized Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) employees for their work and support during a daylong celebration for National Disability Employment Awareness Month Oct. 26 on the north side of the NATTC galley. The event featured prizes, music and an employee appreciation picnic at noon. Special guests for the festivities included NASP Commanding Officer Capt.

Above: David Majors, left, and Ryan Andrew of radio station WXBM greet Anita Seekford. At right: GCE employee Carl Buck, right, goes through the food line, which was manned by volunteers from the Lakeview Center. Photos by Gretchen DeVuyst

Christopher Plummer, NASP Executive Officer Cmdr. David Jasso and State Rep. Clay Ingram. There are currently 375 food service and custodial employees who clean 149 buildings and serve three meals a day to approximately 10,238 people onboard NASP. GCE is a provider of numerous service contracts under the authority of the AbilityOne Program and operates as a division of Lakeview Center Inc. To learn more about GCE, go to www.gulfcoastenter prises.org or call 595-1330.

Naval Air Station Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Plummer thanks GCE employees for the services that they provide. Behind him stands a display that features all of the names of NASP GCE employees. The display was presented to Plummer. Photo by Gretchen DeVuyst

Above: GCE President Rich Gilmartin, right, presents a ceremonial paddle to Paul Poling, food service officer at NASP. Poling was recognized for supporting the employment of persons with disabilities. Photo by Janet Thomas At left: Karen Leeser looks over a T-shirt that was presented to GCE workers and guests. Leeser works at LCI Servemart, which is operated by National Independence for the Blind. Photo by Gretchen DeVuyst


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NASP small arms range back in business Story, photos by Mike O’Connor Gosport Associate Editor

NAS Pensacola’s small arms range reopened Oct. 23, following what NASP Range Operations Officer Victor Jordan called a “berm replenishment.” The range’s berm – another term for a bullet backstop – had its lead removed and was refilled with dirt and sod. The range had been closed since June. Soil washing away from the berm, likely during the 12-14 inches of rainfall the area experienced that month, and excessive lead in the backstop made the refurbishment necessary. An 18-wheeler truck filled to capacity carried away the salvaged bullet lead, which must be removed from the environment. Recycled lead has value and can be used for many purposes, including re-casting into bullets. The range’s berm was last refurbished in 2004. The NASP small arms range, located inside the perimeter of Forrest Sherman Field, is available to and used by all branches of the military for various levels of firearms training. NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Plummer, along with NavFac SE NASP Public Works Department (PWD) Public Works Officer Cmdr. Steve Zimmerman and NASP Deputy Security Director Paul Wright were the first to practice pistol shooting at the newly refurbished facility. They fired Beretta M9 9mm pistols. After the informal target session, onlookers were surprised – some in awe – at Zimmerman’s high scores. Plummer enjoyed the shooting session as well and picked up some tips on technique from Jordan. “I grew up shooting guns, it’s a blast,” Plummer said. “And the course looks great, too.” “We expect to see you back out here, then,” Jordan said.

NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Plummer (center) examines the refurbished NASP small arms range with NavFac SE and range personnel. The range’s berm was emptied of lead, refilled with dirt and topped with fresh sod.

(Left-right) AO1 Joseph Pfeilsticker and AOC Dennis Guernsey watch as Plummer and Cmdr. Steve Zimmerman fire.

Zimmerman was pleased with his target, recalling previous Navy range sessions in past years with a Colt .45.

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Flight students on fam flight participate in rescue From NASWF PAO

Two flight students taking a familiarization flight as part of the 23rd Annual Fleet Fly-In at Naval Air Station Whiting Field got a little more than they bargained for when the helicopter transitioned to a search and rescue mission Oct. 24. Coast Guard student aviators Lt. j.g. Ian Campbell and Lt. j.g. Timothy Olah from Training Air Wing Five were getting a first-hand look at how an operational helicopter flies and feels as compared to the training helicopters they use at NAS Whiting Field, when AMT3 Brandon Hauhe noticed a small boat spinning out of control. The aircraft’s pilot, Lt. Jeff Daigle maneuvered the helo in for a closer look, and when no operator was visible within the boat, immediately initiated a search pattern to seek the driver.

The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter the crew was flying is traditionally used for drug interdiction operations and wasn’t truly equipped for search and rescue missions. However, the limitations didn’t inhibit the team. “We pride ourselves on our ability to roll with the punches and deal with the situation as it presents itself,” Daigle said. “We were happy we were able to improve his situation. It’s appreciated when we get something out of the ordinary every now and then.” The boater was discovered in the water a few hundred yards away. The crew radioed for additional assistance, but they could tell the person was fatigued. After a short discussion between Daigle and Hauhe to determine what assets were available to them, they lowered an inflatable raft down to the swimmer, who reached and pulled himself into the raft without further incident. The incident occurred in Santa Rosa County around

2:40 p.m. Local fire and rescue workers took one of their boats out and returned the man to shore where he refused medical treatment. One of the fleet fly-in’s main purposes is to provide flight students in training a chance to see, feel, touch and fly in fleet aircraft. For Campbell and Olah, who were just looking forward to seeing a little of what Coast Guard pilots do day to day, they got a better view than expected. “It was definitely exciting. I didn’t expect to be part of a search and rescue mission,” Campbell said. “I think I got a lot more out than I expected going in.” Campbell already has served two years aboard a Coast Guard cutter, but still came away impressed with the attitude of the helicopter’s crew. “This wasn’t their mission, but the way they stayed poised and helped any way they could,” he said. “It was really cool to be a part of.”

HT-18, HT-8 members tackle Wilderness Challenge From NASWF PAO

Officers from Helicopter Training Squadron 18 and Helicopter Training Squadron Eight teamed up to tackle the Fourth Annual Military Wilderness Challenge in Fayetteville, W.Va., recently. The four-person squad successfully completed the grueling two-day event. Cmdr. John Quillinan, Lt. Cmdr. Thad Smith and Marine Capt. Genevieve Studer from HT-18, joined Marine Capt. Joe Heintz from HT-8 to form the team. The unit struggled through the five-event ordeal claiming second place overall and first place Marine Corps. HT-18 has put together a team all four years of the event. The first year, the squadron commanding officer asked someone to put together a team from some of the serious runners from HT-18. Quillinan was one of the four team members. The team placed third in the Marine division that first year and has continued to place each year. Two years ago, the team placed second in the Marine division, and last year they took first Marine division and first overall. This year, the foursome competed well though all the events, but two flat tires in the mountain bike portion of the competition cost them vital time and

derailed a chance at repeating as champions. However, the adversity showed them the great character of the competing teams as one a team of helicopter air crewmen let them use their spare tire to complete that segment of the challenge. It is that kind of interaction with fellow service members that makes the games such an enjoyable event for the team, said Studer. “The events were a great way to meet people and experience connections you might have within the fleet,” she stated. The five-event challenge consists of an 8K mountain run, 14-mile whitewater race, 12mile mountain bike race, sevenmile duckie race (inflatable two-person kayaks) and 14-mile mountain hike. Teams must consist of four people, one of whom must be a woman. Times are conducted based off of team finishes and everyone on the team must be within 100 feet of each other at all times. Teamwork is key to the challenges as harnesses are provided to each team to help faster members of the team support those who are slower or fatigued. “The teamwork was amazing. Everything really worked together,” Studer said of her teammates. “They were great at evaluating how we could make it through faster. It

Three members from Helicopter Training Squadron 18 and one from HT-8 competed in the Military Wilderness Challenge up in Fayetteville, W.Va., recently. The team took second overall and first place Marine division during a two-day, 52-mile competition.

was a blessing.” This was Studer’s first year on the team. Quillinan was a founding member, and has been the one constant on the team all four years. This is Heinz’ second year and Smith’s third. Quillinan concurs that continuity is incredibly helpful in competing in the challenge. “It’s real helpful to know what to expect,” he stated. “We stay together as a team until someone can’t make the event.” There is no mistaking the grueling intensity of the competition itself. The events are diffi-

cult even in the best locations, but the event is held in the Appalachian mountains which adds a whole new level of difficulty to the endeavor. Each member of the team works out throughout the year to keep in shape, with only periodic workouts in the various events to prepare. “Training for next year’s challenge began the day after we came back,” Quillinan said. But the ultimate goal of the challenge is to have fun. The team captains all run an wet, muddy and cold obstacle course

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Thursday after check-in for a friendly challenge, and the sponsors provide a second day social for the teams as they complete the last event. The social includes drinks, food and music to go with the presentation of the awards. “It’s beautiful up there. The leaves are changing, and it’s just a great experience,” Quillinan said. “If a professional organization had put this on, it wouldn’t have been any better,” added Heintz. “It is the best event like this I have seen.”

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School holding fall festival in East Hill

East Hill Christian School Fall Festival is scheduled for 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. today, Nov 2. The school is located at 1301 East Gonzalez St. WEAR-TV, Channel 3, morning anchors Lena Deflores and Christian Garman have volunteered to wear Sumo suits and wrestle anyone for donations benefiting parking lot improvements. Fun family activities, games, hot food, cold drinks, fresh baked sweets and a dunk tank. Admission is free. Wristbands for unlimited games are $12 and $5 for children ages 5 and younger. For more information, call 438-7746, e-mail ptf@ehcseagles.com or go to www.ehcs.org.

LSU fans can watch game together

Members of the Panhandle Bayou Bengals, the LSU alumni chapter in Pensacola, will host a watch party at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 3, at Shooter’s Sports Bar in Cordova Lanes, 2111 Airport Blvd. The No. 5 ranked Tigers will be playing No. 1 ranked Alabama. The pregame party will start around 5:30 p.m. Muffulettas will be the tailgate special of the day. You can also watch the game at Bambo Willie’s on the boardwalk at Quietwater Beach. Bamboo Willie’s will be the chapter’s beach hub for the 2012 football season. For details, go to www.bamboowillies.com. For more information, call 733-9583 or e-mail LSUPanhandle@hotmail.com.

Stamp group announces meeting dates

The Pensacola Philatelic Society meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at the Bayview Senior Center, 2000 East Lloyd St. The next three meetings will take place Nov. 6, Nov. 20 and Dec. 4. Anyone interested in discovering or learning more about stamp collecting is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Dewey J. Barker at 450-7767 after 4 p.m.

Gallery presents nature-themed show

The current featured artist show, “Collaborating with Nature,” continues through Nov. 9 at Blue Morning Gallery, 21 Palafox Place. The show features pottery by Tammy Casperson, metal garden art by Amy Hines and pastel naturescapes and jewelry by Jan Kurtz. “Ladies Night Out” is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 9. The Chocolate Art Class will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10 at the gallery. Class will have a Thanksgiving theme. Cost is $15 for one parent and child. Space should be reserved. Call Karen Smith at 384-4098. Subscriptions are being sold for the inaugural season of “Evening of Art,” a limited edition interactive art series designed to support local artists. For gallery information, call 429-9100.

Navy League plans golf tournament

Pensacola Council of the Navy League will be hosting a four person scramble golf tournament Nov. 9 at A.C. Read Golf Club, NAS Pensacola. The event is open to the public. Check in is at 11:30 a.m. and the shotgun start is at noon. Cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. Corporate sponsorship of $340 includes team and tee sign. Tee signs $100. Lunch, prizes, cart, green fees, driving range and much more included. Limited to the first 128 players. To register, call 436-8552.

Naval War College expert to speak

The Naval War College Foundation, in cooperation with the Pensacola Navy League and Admiral’s Club, is presenting a lunch and conversation featuring Dr. Toshi Yoshihara, the John A. van Beuren Chair of Asia Pacific Studies at the U.S. Naval War College Nov. 8 at New World Landing, 649 South Palafox St. A reception will begin at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. Cost is $17. To register online, go to http://registration.nwcfoundation.org/pensacola-lunch. To register by mail, include names for all registrants and a return address. Send checks to: The Naval War College Foundation 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841-1213. Registration must be received by Nov. 2. For more information or to register by phone, call Steve Stasiuk at (401) 848-8308.

UWF plans Veterans Day observances

Two Veterans Day observances are scheduled at the University of West Florida. Walter H. Richardson, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, will speak during an event scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 8 at the UWF Commons Auditorium Reservations are required by Nov. 6. For more information, contact Tonya Jackson at tjackson@uwf.edu or 474-2384. “Bill Mauldin: An Exhibition of Selected Drawings and Prints” will be featured at the UWF art gallery, Bldg. 82, from Nov. 8 to Jan. 10. For more information, go to uwf.edu/cfpa.

Festival to feature crafts and cars

Pine Forest United Methodist Church, 2800 Wilde Lake Blvd., will present its 23rd annual Arts and

Submission guide You can submit information for possible publication in Partyline by sending an e-mail to Janet.Thomas.ctr@navy.mil. Submissions must include the organization’s name and details about events including times, dates, locations and any costs involved. Contact information also is required. All submissions are subject to editing to comply with established standards. Items should be submitted at least one week in advance. The deadline is noon Friday for the next week’s publication. Crafts Festival and Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10. Nashville artist Ron Jeffers will perform. The festival will feature more than 100 vendors, and food offerings will include homemade baked goods and a holiday luncheon. Admission is free. For more information, call 944-0170 or go to www.pineforestumc.org.

Holidays will be a breeze at event

The GFWC Santa Rosa Woman’s Club is presenting Breezing Thru the Holidays from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church Parish Hall in Gulf Breeze. Lunch by will be presented by Elaine’s Catering. Holiday fashions will be presented by Chico’s. Silver jewelry will be presented by Silver Magnoli and there will be a silent auction. Ticket are $25. Deadline for reservations is Nov. 2. For more information, call 748-9045.

Original musical coming to Imogene

A two-act musical, “A Beautiful Life,” will be on stage at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 and Nov. 17 and 2 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Imogene Theatre in Milton. The Moonshine Creek Production is being presented in partnership with Panhandle Community Theatre, the Santa Rosa Arts & Culture Foundation and the Santa Rosa Historical Society. The musical about local history features original songs and music by Shay Moran. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children. You can at the door or at Dragonfly Gallery, 5188 Escambia St., Milton. For more information, call (850) 324-2875.

Popular musical coming to PSC stage

The Pensacola State College Lyceum Series is presenting “9 to 5: The Musical.” Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Nov. 10, Nov. 16 and Nov. 17 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 11 and Nov. 18 at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. With music and lyrics by country music legend Dolly Parton, the comedy revolves around three women who are fed up with their chauvinistic boss. Ticket prices range from $16 to $7. Pensacola State students with current college ID and get one free admission ticket. Tickets are on sale at the Lyceum Box Office at the Ashmore Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and one hour prior to a performance. For reservations or more information, call 4841847. To see the full Lyceum Series schedule, go to www.pensacolastate.edu/Lyceum/.

Memorial run scheduled for Nov. 10

The second annual Tyler Jefferson Memorial 5K run will start at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 10 at 640 Roberts Ave. onboard Corry Station. Cost is $20 for early registration and $30 day of race. For more information, go to www.active.com/running/pensacola-fl/tyler-jefferson-memorial-5k-2012. Jefferson, an active-duty Sailor, was found fatally shot Nov. 12, 2009. The case is unsolved. Anyone with information about the case can call Crime Stoppers at 433-7867 or go to www.gulfcoastcrimestoppers.org.

Hospital wants to market to the military

Laurel Heights Hospital in Atlanta has and opening for a community liaison/marketing representative to focus primarily on promoting specialty programs to active-duty and retired military families. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or human services field as well as strong experience in behavioral health care and a history of working with the military. You can apply online at www.laurelheightshositpal.com or e-mail your resume to Gloria.Choo@uhsinc.com.

Health Services groups to meet Nov. 8

The Health Services Consumer Council is scheduled to meet at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the CPO (Chiefs) Club, 190 Radford Blvd., Bldg. 3558, onboard NAS Pensacola. The purpose of this open forum is to share information that will help officials at Naval Hospital Pensacola better assist customers and stay abreast of the many changes/issues that affect beneficiaries and the military healthcare community overall. For more information, contact Tara Rettig at 5056048 or by e-mail at tara.rettig@med.navy.mil.

Christmas bazaar scheduled for Nov. 10

Emerald Coast Community Church, 3500 West Navy Blvd., is presenting a Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10. The event will feature homemade Christmas gifts and baked goods. There also will be Christmas music. For more information, call 438-3106.

Church to present arts and craft show

The 35th Christmas Creations arts and crafts show is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 16 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Wright Place at the First United Methodist Church, 6 East Wright St. The show will feature more than 55 selected artisans from around the Southeast offering their handmade creations for sale. Homemade baked goods also be will offered. For more information, call 432-1434 or go to http://fumcpensacola.com/www/more/christmascreations/.

Auditions to be held for Senior Follies

The Pensacola Senior Follies will hold auditions for next year’s show during a covered dish gathering at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at Bayview Senior Center, 2000 East Lloyd St. Rehearsals will start in December and performances are scheduled for March 15, 16 and 17. For more information, call 417-7736.

Butler Auto holding recycling round up

Butler Auto Recycling, 6401 North Palafox St., is holding a recycling round up from Nov. 12 to Nov. 16. Items they will be accepting include automobile tires (limit four), used oil or transmission fluid, old gas and antifreeze, batteries and freon. For more information, call 474-9300 or go to www.butlerautorecycling.com/earthweek.html.

Marine group seeks award nominations

The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation is accepting submissions for its annual awards program. The foundation presents yearly awards honoring the outstanding, creative work of individuals in preserving and promulgating the Marine Corps’ history, traditions and culture. Awards will be presented at the foundation’s annual ceremony April 20, 2013. Submissions deadline is Jan. 9, 2013. For more information, go to www.marineheritage.org/ Awards.asp.

Newcomer’s Club mixes games, lunch

The Newcomer’s Club of Greater Pensacola meets at 9 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Pensacola Yacht Club. The meeting features games and lunch for $14. The club is open to all women who have resided in Pensacola two years or less. Monthly activities include a book club, bridge, bunco, bowling and a chef’s night out. For more information, call Valerie Zubke at 530-3926 or e-mail vzubke@yahoo.com.

Applebee’s offers Veterans Day meals

On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Applebee’s restaurants will offer a free meal to veterans and active military. Restaurant officials said personnel with proof of current or former military service will be treated to a free meal. Proof of service includes U.S. Uniform Services identification card, U.S. Uniform Services retired identification card, current leave and earnings statement, veterans organization card, photograph in uniform or wearing uniform, DD214, citation or commendation.

Wreaths Across America to be Dec. 15

For the seventh year, Pensacola residents will be participating in Wreaths Across America. The mission is to remember the fallen, honor those who serve including their families and teach children the cost of the freedom Americans enjoy each day. The wreath ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. Dec. 15 onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola and is open to the general public. Memorial wreaths are $15 and all wreaths are placed the morning of the ceremony. For more information, contact Caroline Kelly at 456-2726 (e-mail:wgrpbk@cox.net) or Buster Hartford at 341-7937 (e-mail: buster5522003@yahoo.com).

Ballet Pensacola staging holiday classic

Ballet Pensacola will present “The Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 and 15 and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre. The classic ballet features a cast of more than 100 student dancers and professionals from around the world. Tickets are $20, $25 and $32 from the Saenger Theatre Box Office, or through Ticketmaster, (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. For more information go to www.balletpensacola.com or call 432-9546.

Take a ride in a sailplane in Beulah

Members of the Coastal Soaring Association are offering introductory sailplane flights for $75. Flights can be scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays at Coastal Airport, 6001 West Nine Mile Road in Beulah. Call Art deTonnancourt at 516-4076, or e-mail at artdetonnancourt1@cox.net. Anyone with an interest in gliders can join the association. For more information or to view a schedule go to http://coastalsoaring.org.


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“Out of the Indian approach to life there came a great freedom, an intense and absorbing respect for life, enriching faith in a supreme power, and principles of truth, honesty, generosity, equity and brotherhood as a guide to mundane relations.” – Luther Standing Bear, Oglala Sioux From Bureau of Indian Affairs U.S. Department of the Interior

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or almost 100 years, Americans both Indian and non-Indian have urged that there be permanently designated by the nation a special place on the calendar to honor the contributions, achievements, sacrifices and cultural and historical legacy of the original inhabitants of what is now the United States and their descendants: the American Indian and Alaska Native people. The quest for a national honoring of Native Americans began in the early 20th century as a private effort. As far back as the late 1970s, Congress has enacted legislation and subsequent presidents have issued annual proclamations designating a day, a week or a month to celebrate and commemorate the nation’s American Indian and Alaska Native heritage. In 2009, Congress passed and the president signed legislation that established the Friday immediately following Thanksgiving Day of each year as “Native American Heritage Day.” Honoring and citizenship: early advocates After 1900, one of the earliest proponents of a day honoring American Indians was Dr. Arthur Caswell Parker, a Cattaraugus Seneca and the director of the Rochester Museum in New York (now the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences). Parker (Gawasco Waneh) was a noted anthropologist, historian and author whose great-uncle was Brig. Gen. Ely S. Parker, secretary to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War and the first American Indian to serve as commissioner of Indian Affairs in the Department of the Interior. Parker also served as the first president of the Society for American Archaeology (1935-36). Parker was a founder of a number of American Indian rights organizations, including the Society of American Indians (SAI) in 1911 and the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) in 1944, and advocated for American Indians to be given U.S. citizenship. He was successful in persuading the Boy Scouts of America to set aside a day for the “First Americans,” which they did from 1912 to 1915. In the spring of 1914, another Indian rights advocate, the Rev. Red Fox James, also known as Red Fox Skiukusha, whose tribal identity is undetermined, began a 4,000-mile trek on horseback to Washington, D.C., to petition the president for an “Indian Day.” The next year, again on horseback, he travelled state-to-state seeking gubernatorial support for U.S. citizenship to be extended to American Indians. On Dec. 14, 1915, he presented to the White House the endorsements of 24 governors. In 1919, he petitioned the state of Washington to designate the fourth Saturday in September as an “Indian holiday.”

At a Diversity Day Festival held onboard NAS Pensacola June 28, Marines Pfc. Andrew Plummer and Lance Cpl. Michael Walters look over herbs and artifacts at a Native American heritage exhibit while Pfc. Oscar Ortega speaks with Native American flutist and storyteller Marcia Johnston. Johnson, a Pensacola local, also performed a flute solo on stage. She has a website at www.buffalowomanflutemusic.com. Photo by Mike O’Connor

Also in 1915, the Congress of the American Indian Association, meeting in Lawrence, Kan., directed its president, the Rev. Sherman Coolidge, an Arapaho minister and one of the founders of the SAI, to call upon the nation to observe a day for American Indians. On Sept. 18, 1915, he issued a proclamation declaring the second Saturday of each May as “American Indian Day” and appealing for U.S. citizenship for American Indians. In 1924, Congress enacted the Indian Citizenship Act extending citizenship to all U.S.-born American Indians not already covered by treaty or other federal agreements that granted such status. The act was later amended to include Alaska Natives. State observances The first time an American Indian Day was formally designated in the United States may have been in 1916, when the governor of New York fixed the second Saturday in May for his state’s observance. Several states celebrated the fourth Friday in September as American Indian Day. In 1919, the Illinois State Legislature enacted a bill doing so. In Massachusetts, the governor issued a proclamation, in accordance with a 1935 law, naming the day that would become American Indian Day in any given year. In 1968, California Gov. Ronald Reagan signed a resolution designating the fourth Friday in September as American Indian Day. In 1998, the California State Assembly enacted legislation creating Native American Day as an official state holiday. In 1989, the South Dakota State Legislature passed a bill proclaiming 1990 as the “Year of Reconciliation” between the state’s American Indian and white citizens. Pursuant to that act, South Dakota Gov. George S. Mickelson designated Columbus Day as the state’s American Indian Day, thereby making it a state-sanctioned holiday.

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1992 – The Year of the American Indian The 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Western Hemisphere in 1492 was the occasion for national and local celebrations. However, for native people it was an occasion they could neither fully embrace nor participate in. Congress acknowledged their concerns regarding the Columbus Quincentennial by enacting Senate Joint Resolution 217 (Pub. L. 102-188) which designated 1992 as the “Year of the American Indian.” It was signed by President George H.W. Bush Dec. 4, 1991. Pursuant to that act, President Bush issued March 2, 1992, Proclamation 6407 announcing 1992 as the “Year of the American Indian.” The American Indian response to the anniversary was marked by public protests. Yet, it also was seen by many in that community as a special, yearlong opportunity to hold public education events, commemorations of ancestral sacrifices and contributions to America, and celebrations for the survival of native peoples over five centuries. Federal observances In 1976, the United States’ bicentennial year, Congress passed a resolution authorizing President Gerald Ford to proclaim a week in October as “Native American Awareness Week.” On Oct. 8, 1976, he issued his presidential proclamation doing so. Since then, Congress and the president have observed a day, a week or a month in honor of the American Indian and Alaska Native people. And while the proclamations do not set a national theme for the observance, they do allow each federal department and agency to develop their own ways of celebrating and honoring the nation’s Native American heritage. In 2010 and in 2011, President Barack Obama issued proclamations designating November as “National Native American Heritage Month.”

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A tourist was traveling with a guide through one of the thickest jungles in South America, when he came across an ancient temple. The tourist was entranced by the temple and asked the guide for details. To this, the guide stated that archaeologists are carrying out excavations, and still finding great treasures. The tourist then queried how old the temple was. “This temple is 1,503 years old,” replied the guide. Impressed at this accurate dating, he inquired as to how he gave this precise figure. “Easy,” replied the guide, "the archaeologists said the temple was 1,500 years old and that was three years ago.”

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Warm or cold state of mind A customer was bothering the waiter in a restaurant. First, he asked that the air conditioning be turned up because he was too hot, then he asked it be turned down cause he was too cold, and so on for about half an hour. Surprisingly, the waiter was very patient; he walked back and forth and never once got angry. So finally, a second customer asked him why he didn’t throw out the pest. “Oh, I really don’t care or mind,” said the waiter with a smile. “We don’t even have an air conditioner.”


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Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society celebrates 100,000-plus volunteer hours By Gil Chase NMCRS Publicity Chair

At a ceremony held Oct. 18 at the Pensacola Yacht Club, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) Pensacola Director Mark Harden, NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer, Capt. Christopher Plummer, and 1st Congressional District Director for Congressman Jeff Miller, Sheila Bowman, recognized and thanked assembled NMCRS volunteers. The group of volunteers have improved the lives of more than 7,600 military individuals, families, retirees and survivors through thousands of hours of volunteer service. Although all of the volunteers contributed to NMCRS Pensacola’s mission, 35 of them have reached certain NMCRS hourly milestones which added up to a total of more than 100,000 lifetime hours of volunteer service with NMCRS. The NMCRS Hourly Award recipients, by hours volunteered, were: NMCRS 100 hours: Gilbert Blanco, Brian Holley, Kristina Holter, Naz Jonas, Mary McGill, Lisa Owen, Lou Pannunzio, Robin Wilkins and Anna Winkler.

NMCRS volunteers Mattie Kirk (25,000-plus volunteer hours) and Liz Derr (13,000 volunteer hours) are pictured with Congressman Jeff Miller’s district director Sheila Bowman and NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Plummer.

NMCRS 300 hours: Ginny Goodman, Kristina Holter, Lou Pannunzio and Dorothy Kory. NMCRS 500 hours: Chloe Crouse, Ginny Goodman, Tom O’Neill and Ken Webb. NMCRS 600 hours: Chloe Crouse and Ginny Goodman. NMCRS 1,000 hours: Ysenia Lindsay, Hazel

Monks, Trevor Rowe and Babsy Webb. NMCRS 1,500 hours: Bridget Bolden and Linda Hansen. NMCRS 2,000 hours: LeAnna Clarke. NMCRS 2,500 hours: Janet Behrens and Mary Chase. NMCRS 3,000 hours: Carolyn Phoebus and Amy Yates. NMCRS 6,000 hours: Tom Kirk and Cindy Swan. NMCRS 7,000 hours: Eva Meyer. NMCRS 12,000 hours plus: Liz Derr (13,000 hours). Judy Benton (14,000 hours). Nancy Kelly (17,000 hours). Mattie Kirk (25,000-plus hours). Since January of this year, NMCRS caseworkers assisted 1,522 clients with $752,000 of financial assistance in the form of interest-free loans and grants. NMCRS thrift shop workers received, sorted, stocked and sold $40,000 worth of donated merchandise to 6,100 customers/clients, and every penny was, and will be, used to assist our clients. “Volunteers enable us to do what we do,” Harden said.

MWR Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run ... More than 400 runners participated in the MWR Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run held Oct. 19. Men’s winners were HM2 Jack Driscoll (18:31), Ens. Chris Dinger (18:40) and ADC John Fischer (19:05). Women’s winners were Tina Schmitz (25:15), 13-year-old Morgan Morarend (25:17) and Stephanie Oram (25:46). Photos by Christina Campbell and Andrea Scheeler, courtesy of Gwyn Chadwick, Radford fitness coordinator

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Submit up to three wedding photos —high resolution please— to weddings@ballingerpublishing.com, and you could be featured on the cover of the February 2013 issue. Candid shots by your professional photographer are best. Please include Bride, Groom and Photographers name. For more information, visit www.penscolamagazine.com or email us at the address above.

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You can help the USO grant Veterans Day wishes From the USO

The USO (United Services Organizations) and partners will recognize Veterans Day with Grant a Wish for Our Heroes, an initiative that will give Americans an opportunity to thank those who serve in the armed forces by granting wishes for troops and their families. “Grant a Wish for Our Heroes is a call to action for anyone who wants to take a moment and give back to our troops and military families in the ways they’ve told us helps the most. USO offers concrete ways, big and small, to show our troops that Americans appreciate their service and sacrifice,” said Sloan Gibson, president and CEO of the USO. “We value our partners’ commitment to help USO grant these wishes, delivering what’s needed to our men and women in uniform at home and abroad on

Local contact USO Northwest Florida has two locations in Pensacola, The Flight Deck at Pensacola International Airport and The Hangar at 153 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625D, onboard NASP. For more information, call 455-8280.

Veterans Day and every day.” For years, troops and families have been telling the USO what programs and services they need the most through a comprehensive annual survey, “Tell USO,” and the USO has responded. USO programs help ease the stress of deployment for both troops and their loved ones. They also provide the comprehensive support servicemen and women need when they return home. And many help wounded, ill and

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injured troops as they recover and re-enter their new lives as veterans. These are a few of the programs and initiatives the USO is asking Americans to support this Veterans Day: • Holiday boxes for deployed troops – Many deployed troops spend holidays away from their families. The USO helps bring a touch of home to troops with boxes containing decorations games, snacks, movies and themed items. All designed to bring holiday cheer those serving in the most remote corners of the world. • Connecting troops to families back home – Missing the birth of a child may seem hard to imagine, but it’s a reality for many of our troops overseas. The USO has made it possible for some military dads to witness the birth of their child, via Skype. During November, the USO will begin helping dads-to-be send some special items

home to their newborn and mom, so they can be a part of those first precious weeks of their child’s life. • USO Warrior & Family Center at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Bethesda — Nov. 7, the USO will break ground on its second 20,000-square-foot building that will support healing heroes and their families battling invisible wounds like traumatic brain injury and post traumatic stress. The first center at Fort Belvoir is scheduled to open in 2013 and will support healing heroes recovering from physical wounds. The two centers will include movie theaters, classrooms, sports lounges, business centers, healing gardens and more. For more information about the USO’s programs and services and the Grant a Wish for Our Heroes initiative, go to uso.org/grant-a-wish.

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The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival brings thousands of visitors to Pensacola. Photo from www.ggaf.org

Art fest frames great weekend From www.ggaf.org

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The annual Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is one of the most popular arts festivals in the United States. The three-day, juried art show draws more than 200 of the nation’s best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen and other artists. First held in 1973, the festival brings thousands of visitors from across the Southeast to Pensacola’s downtown. Activities also include: Music on the main stage: Live musicians hit the right notes from the main stage with sounds ranging from bluegrass to Cajun and blues to jazz and classical. The 2012 lineup includes Holly Shelton, The Highlanders, Doug & Telisha Williams, Larkin Poe, Waylon Thibodeaux, Luke Winslow-King, the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra and more. Heritage arts: The festival also celebrates our artisan history in heritage arts, where local craft workers

• What: Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival. • When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and tomorrow, Nov. 2. and Nov. 3, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4. • Where: Seville Square in downtown Pensacola. • Cost: Free admission. • For more information: www.ggaf.org. demonstrate traditional arts, crafts and trades, including blacksmithing, engraving, spinning, weaving and other skills. The children’s arts festival: On the waterfront in Bartram Park, children become artists with numerous hands-on art activities. All children’s art activities are free, fun, and geared toward children toddler age and older. The children’s stage features local performing arts, dance, and music groups. The children’s festival will be open today for children with special needs from selected schools and it will be open to everyone from

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Student art show: Also in Bartram Park, the popular student art show featuring the artwork of our talented private and public school students of Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. More than 2,000 pieces of art from elementary, middle and high school students will be on display. International artist: Each year, The festival features an international invited artist. This year’s international artist is Scottish landscape painter Roseanne Barr. Her award-winning abstract works capture untamed, rugged vistas. In past years, festival has featured artists in a variety of media from all over the globe. Look for the “invited artist’ booth next to the Seville Square Gazebo. Performing arts stage: Local dance schools, performing companies, community groups, and area folk groups have their time to shine on the Parrish Performing Arts Stage. The complete line-up and schedules are available online at www.ggaf.org/music.

At the movies FRIDAY

“Dredd” (3D), R, 5 p.m., 7:15 p.m.; “Resident Evil Retribution” (3D), R, 9:30 p.m.; “Trouble With the Curve,” PG-13, 4:45 p.m.; “End of Watch,” R, 7 p.m., 9:15 p.m.

SATURDAY

“Finding Nemo” (3D), G, 12:15 p.m.; “Dredd” (3D), R, 2:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m.; “Lawless,” (R), 7 p.m.; “Resident Evil Retribution” (3D), R, 9:15 p.m.; “The Possession,” PG-13, noon; “Trouble With the Curve,” PG-13, 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m.; “End of Watch” (3D), R, 6:45 p.m., 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

“Finding Nemo” (3D), G, noon; “Resident Evil Retribution” (3D), R, 2:15 p.m.; “Dredd” (3D), R, 4:30 p.m.; “End of Watch,” R, 6:45 p.m.; “House at the End of the Street,” PG-13, 12:15 p.m.; “Trouble with the Curve,” PG-13, 2:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m.; “Lawless,” R, 7:15 p.m.

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“Resident Evil Retribution” (3D), R, 5 p.m.; “Dredd” (3D), R, 7:15 p.m.; “Trouble With the Curve,” R-13, 5:15 p.m.; “End of Watch,” R, 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY “Dredd” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “End of Watch,” R, 7:15 p.m.; “The Possession,” PG-13,

5:15 p.m.; “Lawless,” R, 7:30 p.m. THURSDAY COST

“Premium Rush,” R, 5 p.m.; “Trouble With the Curve,” PG-13, 7 p.m.; “House at the End of the Street,” PG-13, 5:15 p.m.; “Resident Evil Retribution” (2D), R, 7:30 p.m.

Regular: $3 adults, $1.50 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger 3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger

Details: 452-3522 or www.naspensacola-mwr.com

The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities that the whole family can participate in. For more information, call 452-8285 or visit the MWR website: www.naspensacola-mwr. com. • ITT tickets: Universal Orlando Resort is offering complimentary theme park tickets (three-day park-to-park ticket) for active-duty and retired members of the military. Active-duty and retired military personnel can also purchase Blue Man Group show tickets at a discounted rate. Contact the Corry Station ITT Office, Bldg. 3787, or call 452-6362. • Troy vs. Navy tickets: MWR has free tickets to the Nov. 10 Troy University vs. Navy football game at the Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, Ala. Tickets are available to active-duty and their dependents and retirees and their dependents. There is a limit of four tickets per ID card and tickets are available at the ITT Office, Bldg. 3778, and the Liberty Center, Bldg. 3738, on NASP Corry Station and at the Liberty Center on NAS Pensacola, Bldg. 3912. • Lunch change: The Mustin Beach Club onboard NAS Pensacola has extended its lunch schedule. New lunch hours at the Ready Room are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. There are also new menu options. You can enjoy the club’s social hour from 3 p.m. to closing Wednesday through Friday. For more information, call 452-2026. • Gear rental: The NASP Outpost is located at the end of John Tower Road, behind the golf course off Taylor Road. You can rent canoes, kayaks, camping gear and more that can be taken off base for use. Gear can be reserved up to three months in advance by military (active duty, retirees and reservists) and two months in advance by DoD civilians. • Sailboat races: MWR’s Bayou Grande Marina is hosting Thursday evening sailboat races starting from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Bayou Grande Marina onboard NAS Pensacola. Two divisions: four foot Sunfish and 18 foot Hunter. Cost of $10 per person includes boat to race and gear. Call 452-4152 for information and to learn about the saturday morning sailing classes. • Jump in the pool: The NAS Pensacola indoor pool, Bldg. 3828, is now open for the fall season. Lap swim hours are 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and recreation and lap swim hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Other programming scheduled throughout the week includes masters swim training, PNY swim team, Goslings, swimming lessons, aqua aerobics, water polo and fin swim. The pool is closed on Wednesday and the second weekend of each month. Call 452-9429 for details on applicable fees, specials and restrictions. • Golf classic: The Great Christmas Golf Classic is scheduled for Dec. 8 at A.C. Read Golf Club. It is a 27-hole golf tournament – nine holes scramble, nine holes best ball and nine holes modified alternate shot. Entry fee ($60 per player) includes cart, greens fee, morning pastries, refreshments during play and lunch. For more information, call 452-2454.

Liberty activities Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and holidays and 10:30 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Off-base trips leave from the NASP Liberty Center, but you must sign up in advance. For more information, call 452-2372 or visit www.naspensacolamwr.com/singsail/liberty. htm.

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Combined Federal Campaign Naval Medicine Operational Training Command (NMOTC) and the EscaRosa CFC are teaming up to present the NMOTC CFC Olympics. Events will be held at specific loca-

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tions onboard NAS Pensacola. Events will include volleyball, horseshoes, a softball home run derby, swimming and many other activities. Those who wish to compete may sign up for

several events, time permitting. If you would like to participate, contact HMC David Grey or HM1 Jeffery Casady at 452-5488. For more information, go to www.escarosacfc.org.

Elementary School is hosting Jump Rope for Heart Nov.16. They are requesting 15 volunteers from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Community Outreach. • Adopt-A-Highway: Clean & Green is a state program that involves adopting a twomile section of a state highway and remove litter at least four times each year. The sponsor agrees to dedicate two years to the program. Several locations are available in the local area. For information, call Jill Cleaver at 438-1178.

• Pensacola Habitat for Humanity: Volunteers are need to help build houses. You must be at least 16 years old and be willing to work an 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. shift. For dates, times and locations or any other information, call 434-5456, ext. 140.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach is seeking volunteers for opportunities including: • Drill team: The Moorings Apartment Complex is a subsidized apartment community of 200 multi-family units for low income adults, elderly and under-privileged children. They are looking for volunteers that would be willing to help organize a drill team to help teach discipline and build self-esteem. If you would like to help they are having a meeting at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 7. For more information, contact Community Outreach. • Jump Rope for Heart: McArthur

For more information, contact NASP Community Outreach at 452-2532, e-mail NASPensacolaCommunityOutreach @Facebook.com or find information on Facebook at NAS Pensacola Community Outreach.

Fleet and Family Support Center The following classes are offered at the FFSC, 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, unless otherwise noted: • Parenting: Zero to Two Years of Age: A class to help prepare for the arrival of a new baby is offered quarterly. The next class is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Nov. 16. To register, call 452-5990, ext. 3122. If

you have specific questions, call 452-5900, ext. 3143. Peer to Peer Support Group: Talk through issues that occur when you experience a traumatic (wartime) event. Discussing your problems with peers is proven to be more successful to your wellbeing than discussing it with others.

Because peers served in the military, you can identify with each other. For service members and veterans returning from deployment, this is an opportunity to come together and share experiences. Meetings are from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. If you would like to attend, call 452-5990, ext. 3122.

NAS Pensacola Protestant • Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday.** • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday.* • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday.** • Women’s Bible study, 9 a.m. Tuesday.*** • Fellowship dinner, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. • Bible study, 6 p.m. Wednesday.*** Roman Catholic • Sacrament of Penance, 3:45 p.m. Saturday.**** • Mass, 4:30 p.m. Saturday.* • Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday.* • Mass, noon Monday and Thursday.**** Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday**

NASP Corry Station Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, chapel conference room. • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, sanctuary.

• Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday. • Praise and worship, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall. Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday. • Mass, 11 a.m. Tuesday, small chapel.

Whiting Field Chapel Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday. Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. *Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel **All Faiths Chapel ***J.B. McKamey Center ****Lady of Loreto Chapel For more information, call 452-2341.


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Military Marketplace ★ Motor ★ Merchandise ★ Employment ★ Real Estate ★ and more Motor Autos for sale 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan. 74,800 miles. E x c e l l e n t condition. Must see. $7,375 obo. (850) 291-6891. 2011 Nissan Altima Coupe, 2.5S, auto, 13,400 mi., dark grey, mint condition. $20,000. 4857097 or bdombrosky@bel lsouth.net

Real Estate Homes For Sale Waterfront home 34 B R / 4 B A $549,000 Call Ramona Preston Coldwell Banker United 850-9820845

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Announcements Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8 am. Multigarage 100 New Donors family sale. 5214-5220Needed. Save a Choctaw life. Make a 5221 Ave. Pensacola. Difference. New Many items too donors can donate numerous to list. life saving plasma and receive $100 Estate Sale, Sat. compensation in Nov. 3, 8 am - 4 pm. All furn., tv's, two donations. appl, sofa, dining Talecris 3810 Barrancas rm, sleeper, tools, beds, etc. Cash. Ave 7181 Schwab Dr. 850-456-0975 All items must be www.Grifolsplas removed at ma.com purchase. Walk-ins welcome Current picture Merchandise ID, Social Pets Security Number required CKC Teacup/toy Garage Sales b e a u t i f u l l y colored party poodles. Two Moving sale males, great b r / l r / p a t i o pedigree, wormed furniture, lamps, and shot, $350. a p p l i a n c e s , 457-9264 kitchen ware, yard I t a l i a n tools and misc. Greyhounds. AKC 456-3609 M/F, puppies and

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Articles for Sale Garden & Lawn hand tools; golf 2 CHAIRS FOR balls; vintage SALE. about a radios & audio year old, A equip. Lanai table recliner - brown & 6 chairs. 5103 and a green wing Chandelle Ave. back chair. Both 492-2203 in good condition. No tears or worn L.G. Front-load spots. $105 each. washer. Excellent condition. $350. Call 494-9445 Milton. 981-0228 leave message. Set of tires. 20555-16 10/32 tread, $30 each. 4979066 Rifle, Belgian Browning Safari. 7mm Magnum. Semi-auto. With factory BOSS. Heavily engraved, new condition. $750. 497-1167

Ten 7500 SS with 13’ surf rod sandflea ray all new. $100. 712adults, $175 and 1245 up. Shots/health certificates. 981- Violin Bosch 0228 w / b o w , instructions, disk, music stand. All new. $85. 4549486

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Hand knit hats for kids, "blueberry" or "strawberry". Young kids, $25. 455-7990 Graco Double Stroller $75; /Cosco juvenile stroller $25; jogging stroller $35. 457-0243 Wooden heart, hanging with seasonal inserts b i r t h d a y , Halloween, Easter, etc. $25 455-7990

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Marcus Pointe Golf vouchers, $15. Call 4757908

2005 Matrix 5 speed. Perfect condition. Garage-kept, 32,000 miles, one AC Pendant, 10K owner, a must see. Gold. $55 ea (4 Owner eager to avail) 554-9127 sell. Asking $11,200 obo. 324Flight jackets, 2 0524 green nylon. 1 sm, 1 med. $15 each. 2002 BMW 330i, 626-6683 auto, black w/tan. Garage-kept, great Two year old wheels, good cherry wood tires; loaded!! All sleigh bedroom bells and whistles set. Dresser, two work! $9,000 night stands, OBO. 418-4130 queen size. Trucks/Vans Mattress included. Suvs $400 obo. Call Tina at 490-8412 1998 Toyota Tacoma ext. cab Drum set, Pacific SR5 4cyl AT 5-piece, black 165K bed cover satin finish, 2wd. 478-6616 chrome, birchtype shells. Sabian 2007 Denali 5th cymbals hardware wheel, 34. ft with included. Contact hitch, new tires. Larry, 453-4721. Mint new auto satellite. 3 rooms, Kirby G4 2 slides, 22k obo. vacuum clean 554-9295 with numerous a t t a c h m e n t s . Chevy S10, 2002. $200. Pilates Very good Performance 295. condition. Tool Two DVDs. $200. box. $3,600 obo. 453-9341. 512-8346

Craftman riding l a w n tractor/mower 42” Automatic transmission. Canopy/ warranty. E x c e l l e n t Paint guns for condition. $700 sale. Tipman 98 custom, Spider Chest of drawers obo. 981-0228 MR1, Converter $60, patio pub 1, plus extra table and chairs Majorica pearls, hoppers. Two $70, hand blown 30" necklace, $75; masks, chest strand buffet lamp $45. double bracelet, $65. protector, three 456-3609. CO2 tanks. $400 455-7990 obo. Great deal! Round patio E l l i p t i c a l , 479-9822 table user twice. 4 Schwinn. quality chairs. Can be home workout Brand new in the used outside. $45 machine, like new, box LCD TVs. 40" cash only. 912- $400. Bike Rrck, Toshiba 40L2200U 1080P 8389 in box, $45. Xmas tree 7ft in box like LED TV, $425. Toshiba very 46" 5103 Chandelle new, 46G310U 46" $75. Ave. 492-2203. 3 realistic, 1080p LCD cushion sofa; 5 Make offers, 292- HDTV, $600. 452piece sectional; 0561 near NAS 1072 with any back gate NordicTrak (Medquestions. Base alist) delivery available.

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Motorcycles '80 Honda C X 5 0 0 Motorcycle; Vtwin, watercooled, driveshaft; fresh red paint. This is a rare vintage bike that you must see to appreciate; $2,500 asking price obo; 380-5127

Misc. Motor BOAT FOR SALE Robalo 2160 cuddy cabin for sale. New bimini top in 2011. 200 HP Mercury Mariner and trailer. Boat is a '94, runs fine, put on trailer after storm scare. $9,999. Call Mike at 723-9565.

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2006 Angler boat, 26.5 ft. Center console, 225 hp mercury. Alum continental trailer worth 23k. Sell for 18k obo. Looks and operates new. 554-9295

One bedroom a p a r t m e n t attached to home with pool. Central to all bases, airports, malls, etc. $550 rent plus one half utilities plus $600 security deposit. Nonsmoking. Suitable Real Estate for one person. Cell: (703) 618Homes for rent 9875

3 bedroom house for rent, close to NAS and Corry Station. Newer construction. Cozy, nice single family home. 9448616

Roommates Roommates to share 3-BR home convenient to NAS & Corry Stn. Must love big dogs. 375-5396.

3/2. Huge fenced Homes for sale private lot near back gate. 492- C o m p l e t e l y 9299 or 554-0726. renovated 1995 16x76 mobile 4/2 ½, 1,600 sf, home in block home, T i m b e r l a k e wood/tile floors. Mobilehome Park. Central heat and 3/2 or 2/2/den. air + window air NEW carpeting, in handicap padding, vinyl accessible f l o o r i n g , b e d / b a t h . dishwasher, Renovated 11-15- water-heater and 12. 5823 Perkins roof! Central Rd. $850-650. heat/air. $21,900. 292-4691, 477- 941-2105 1923 Beautiful house for rent. 4/3, 2,700 sf safe/clean subdv lake view close to NHPN E X - N A S P. Negotiable 5305594 Pensacola Beach Condo. Gulf-side w/pool. 2 BR, 1½ Bath, $950/month utilities included, fully furnished, 6 month lease, 9343790 or 748-8747. 2/1 available now. House in good shape, nice neighborhood. 7 0 3 6 Weatherwood Dr. Pensacola. $650 rent with $400 deposit. 291-2151

Waterfront bungalow. 2/1 within a mile of Navy facilities. Appliances i n c l u d e d . Tiled/screened in porch. Fenced yard, security lights. Built-in bookcases/storage . $119,900, 4563609. MLS # 432224

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