Spring ahead, fall back ... Look for more daylight in the morning: Nov. 6 at 2 a.m. marks the official end of daylight saving time; clocks should be pushed back one hour as the nation reverts to standard time. Even though you may be gaining an hour’s sleep, experts advise going to bed at the same time: it may take a few days to adjust to a new sleep schedule, as your own internal clock is reset. It’s also a good time to check or change the batteries in your home’s smoke detectors or carbon monoxide alarms.
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Blue Angels ready to rock: NAS Pensacola Homecoming Air Show From NASP Public Affairs
The stage is set for the Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, to close the 2016 season at their annual Homecoming Air Show aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola Nov. 11-12. The world-famous Blue Angels F/A 18 Hornets will perform aerobatics for the local crowd in this, the final air show of the year, and the team’s 70th anniversary. As of press time, tentatively scheduled will be aerobatics by performers such as an Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon demonstration and Heritage Flight with a P-51 Mustang; Rob Holland Ultimate Airshows’ MXS-RH; Bill Stein Airshows’ Edge 540; Firewalkers Pyro Team; Bill Leff’s T-6 Texan; Chris Darnell Shockwave Jet Truck; Vertigo Air Shows/Bob Carlton jet glider; AeroShell Aerobatic Team’s four SNJs; Randy Ball’s MiG-17; Paul Wood’s A-6 Warbird; Precision Exotics Ferrari/LamF/A-18 Hornets from the Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration squadron, stream vapor as they borghini race, plus many more acts. See Get ready on page 2
make a formation break on the first day of the 2015 Homecoming Air Show at Naval Air Station Pensacola. Photo by Mike Rich
Get in line to vote: General Election Nov. 8 By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer
The right to vote is a fundamental liberty as well as a civic responsibility. The General Election is Nov. 8. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Escambia and Santa
Rosa counties. Early voting is available at several locations.
If you choose to vote in person, whether by early voting
or at your precinct on Election Day, you must present photo and signature identification. For more information, go to www.escambiavotes.com or www.votesantarosa.com. If you have questions about voting, contact the NAS Pen-
sacola Voting Assistance Office (Bldg. 1500, room 229) at 452-4244 or e-mail vote.pensacola @navy.mil. There also is a Federal Voting Assistance Program for service members and their families. For more information, go to www.fvap.gov.
WSRE documentary chosen for PBS ‘Stories of Service’ and Veterans Day screening From WSRE
WSRE has received news that the public television station’s documentary film production, “They Were Our Fathers,” will be part of Veterans Day observances presented by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library as SN Zoe Tomlinson takes the Navywide third class petty officer advancement exam. well as PBS. “They Were Our Fathers” documents the stories of Gold Star chilThe exam was held at Joint Base Langley-Eustis. Photo by PO3 Kristopher Ruiz
Exam reviews remain critical to Navy advancement process Story by Ed Barker Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center (NETPDC) Public Affairs
Active duty Navy chiefs (E-7 – E-9) interested in shaping the future of the fleet are encouraged to participate as subject matter experts for upcoming Advancement Examination Readiness Reviews
(AERRs). AERR participants serve as fleet SMEs for their respective ratings and develop E4 - E7 rating advancement exams for future cycles. Rear Adm. Mike White, commander of the Naval Education and Training Command, stressed the importance of the See AERR on page 2
dren who lost their fathers in service during the Vietnam War. Beginning Nov. 4, “They Were Our Fathers” will be featured on the PBS national website as part of the “Stories of Service” series, where the film will be available to view online at See Fathers on page 2 Cyber warriors train ... Students in the Joint Cyber Analysis Course (JCAC) at Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station take part in an independent study session. JCAC trains enlisted personnel from all services in the skills and knowledge to perform technical network analysis in cyberspace operations. Photo by PO3 Taylor L. Jackson
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Navy celebrates 2016 American Indian, Alaska Native Heritage Month From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs
WASHINGTON (NNS) – The Navy joins the nation in celebrating American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage throughout the month of November. This year’s theme, “Serving our Nations,” represents American Indians and Alaska Natives, both civilian and military, as U.S. citizens and citizens of their tribes. Today, National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month is celebrated to recognize the intertribal cultures of Native Americans and to inform the public of the rich heritage, history, and traditions of American Indian and Alaska Native peoples. More than 9,000 Sailors and 2,000 civilians of American Indian and Alaska Native heritage serve in the Navy. According to the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs, 565 federally-recognized American Indian tribes and Alaska Natives reside in the United States, composed of nearly 4.5 million American Indians and Alaska Natives, or 1.5 percent of the nation’s population. American Indians and Alaskan Natives have served honorably in the United States Navy for more than 200 years. During the 20th century, three Sailors of American Indian heritage received the Medal of Honor – including Navy Cmdr. Ernest E. Evans, of Cherokee and Creek ancestry, who was awarded the medal posthumously for his actions during the Battle of Leyte Gulf while commanding destroyer USS Johnston (DD 557) Oct. 25, 1944.
PO1 James Elliot Williams, a South Carolina Cherokee, received the Medal of Honor for heroic actions as a river patrol boat commander in South Vietnam’s Mekong Delta Oct. 31, 1966. He is the most decorated enlisted Sailor in Navy history. In December 2004, guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) was commissioned and named after Williams. Lt. Michael Edwin Thorton, a South Carolina Cherokee, received the Medal of Honor for his heroic action as a petty officer second class SEAL in the Mekong Delta Oct. 31, 1972.
NAS Pensacola at ‘Day of Caring’ ... Military community service volunteers went out to help in the community Oct. 14 as part of United Way’s Day of Caring. At Oakcrest Elementary School in Pensacola, NASP Air Traffic Control Deparment volunteers (left) PO2 Steven Humrich and PO2 Michael Emmons and (right) PO1 Katherine Derse help with the school’s landscaping. Photos by SN Christian Klos-Dunn
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Along with flying demonstrations, dozens of military and civilian aircraft will be on display. These static displays will include a variety of aircraft ranging from the presentday, state-of-the-art fighters to aircraft from the 1930s. In addition to the scheduled Nov. 11-12 shows, there will be a special night show from 4:30-7 p.m. Nov. 11 only. Aircraft will light up the sky with full afterburner and pyrotechnics, and will end with one of the largest fireworks shows in the Pensacola area. Gates open both days at 8 a.m. and admission and parking for all shows are 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. For additional information on the show and reserved seating, go to http://www.naspensacolaairshow.com.
advancement exam process during the Navy Rating Modernization. “Advancement exams will continue during the development of new processes for the rating modernization,” said White. “Fleet SMEs are essential to the AERR process so that we can produce accurate and relevant exams under the existing rating structure.” The two-week exam readiness reviews are held throughout the year with each specific rating being reviewed about every two years. The reviews are held at the Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center (NETPDTC) at Saufley Field in Pensacola. Participants receive temporary additional duty (TAD) orders from their parent command, paid for by NETPDC. “The knowledge that our fleet experts bring to the reviews provides the relevance required to construct an exam that identifies a Sailor with the right skills to select for advanceFathers from page 1
pbs.org/veterans. “Stories of Service” is a multi-platform initiative that unites powerful stories and conversations around military veterans. “The programs featured as part of ‘Stories of Service’ tell the compelling stories of those who have served and provide a deeper understanding of our nation’s military history,” said Paula Kerger, PBS President and CEO. “As America’s storyteller, we hope to spark conversations in communities and give the public an opportunity
Patriots of American Indian and Alaskan Native heritage continue to build legacies of freedom and diversity. Serving today, Rear Adm. Jeffrey Trussler, an Oklahoma Cherokee, was commissioned at the Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island, and qualified as a submarine officer. He was a recipient of the Naval Submarine League’s Rear Adm. Jack Darby Award for Inspirational Leadership and Excellence in Command for 2006, and as a member of the Cherokee Nation was the American Indian Science and Engineering Society Executive Excellence award winner for 2008.
ment,” said NETPDC Command Master Chief Petty Officer James Berhalter. “AERRs give chiefs a direct and tangible input toward shaping their community – participants have a say in what their reliefs need to know.” Senior Chief Petty Officer Misty Hubbard from Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga., is currently participating in her third Mass Communications Specialist AERR. “I was totally blown-away during my first AERR with how much I learned about our enlisted advancement process,” said Hubbard. “It has been very meaningful and rewarding to be a part of determining what our midgrade petty officers should know and be able to do in order to be advanced.” To take part in the AERR process, log into NKO then use the following web address: https://www.nko.navy.mil/group/navy-advancement-center/mycpo. This link provides the scheduled dates for each rating, including eligibility and nomination package requirements, and other pertinent information re-
to share their personal or family stories of service through local events and programs. Across the public television community, stations will be creating their own content and providing resources to returning veterans and their families. A screening of “They Were Our Fathers” will be hosted by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library as part of its annual Veterans Day Event Nov. 11. Executive Producer Jill Hubbs will be in attendance to present the film, accompanied by Ron Pierce, director of Veterans Affairs for PBS. Also attending
garding AERR events. Nominations to participate in AERRs must be endorsed by the command master chief, senior chief or chief of the boat as well as the commanding officer or officer in charge for submission to NETPDC. Normally, six nominees will be selected for each rating scheduled during the AERR. NETPDC will coordinate with respective rating learning centers and community sponsors to select the best nominees. Selections of FSMEs for the AERRs will be made 45 days prior to each review and selectees will be notified by NETPDC via e-mail. NETPDC’s mission is to provide products and services that enable and enhance education, training, career development, and personnel advancement throughout the Navy. For more information about the Navy Advancement Center and the Navy Enlisted Advancement System, visit https://www. facebook.com/Navy-Advancement-Center213190711299/?fref=ts
will be Gold Star sons and daughters interviewed for the film including Jeanette Chervony, Tony Cordero, Ron Reyes, Elaine Roach and Jennifer Serex-Helwig. The day’s activities will also include a program honoring all branches of the military with an honor guard, live music, and keynote remarks by Vice Adm. Fred Midgette, who serves as the operational commander for all U.S. Coast Guard missions within half of the world that ranges from the Rocky Mountains to the waters off the East Coast of Africa.
“NAS Pensacola: History in Focus” ... NASP History in Focus is a photo
Every five years on Father’s Day, members of Sons and Daughters in Touch – a group formed in 1990 to locate, unite and support America’s children who lost their fathers in the Vietnam War – gather in the nation’s capital to honor their fathers, reflect on their common grief and support one another. Under the direction of Hubbs, James Roy and Ted King from the WSRE production team, traveled to Washington, D.C., in June 2015 to interview these sons and daughters and document their stories.
feature designed to draw attention to the rich historical legacy of the base. A photo will be published each week showing an interesting, obscure or historically significant feature of NAS Pensacola (Nov. 4 photo at right). The first person who e-mails Gosport to correctly identify the object and its location will win a $5 coupon good toward food or beverages purchased at the Navy Exchange (NEX) aboard NASP. E-mail your answer to NASPGosport@gmail.com. Winner and answer will be announced on NASP Public Affairs Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NASPPAO and in the following week’s Gosport. ______________________________________________________
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Milspouses are mixed bag of apples and oranges By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist
know what you’re all secretly wondering about me. So, why don’t I address it right off the bat.
Yep, your suspicions are correct – I do weigh more than 150 pounds. I have worn double-digit sized pants since the eighth grade, I have Velveeta in my fridge, I never dust the ceiling fan blades, and I will admit it – I let the dog lick me – right on the mouth. There, now you know, I am not perfect. Isn’t it strange that humans instinctually size each other up, as if we’re all part of some Darwinian survival of the fittest scenario? What’s even more interesting is that competitive instinct affects military spouses differently than our civilian counterparts. Often, civilians compete on a material level – who has the most expensive handbag, the best lawn, the best-dressed kids, the fastest car, the biggest house, the highest paying job, or the coolest vacations. But in the military, uniforms broadcast rank and pay grade. Many of us live in identical base quarters, we take our
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trash to communal dumpsters, wearing the same lounge pants we all bought from the same PX clearance racks for $9.99, and our trash contains the same K-cups and chicken bones we all picked up at the same commissaries. Since our spouses’ incomes and benefits are a matter of public record, the playing field for military spouses is entirely different than it is for civilians. We don’t compare material possessions. We want to know: Who has moved the most? Who has lived in the worst base housing? Who has suffered the most deployments? Who has lived overseas the longest time? Instead of tit-for-tats over who has the best Pottery Barn curtains, we military spouses wrangle over whose life is, strangely enough, harder. But the matchup over military hardships breaks down, when you consider that military spouses’ lives are really too diverse to compare.
About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, was a military spouse for more than 25 years. Her husband recently retired from the Navy. Her syndicated column appears in military and civilian newspapers including Stars and Stripes, and on her blog, www.themeat andpotatoesoflife.com. According to the “2014 Military One Source Demographics Report,” there are 665,619 active-duty military spouses, and 381,773 selected reserve military spouses. There are also at least 326,000 sur-
viving military spouses and a whopping 15 million more spouses of U.S. military veterans, according to the “2010 National Survey of Veterans.” We may all be known as “milspouses,” but our differences are greater than our similarities. Military spouses hail from every branch of the U.S. armed forces. They grew up in big cities and small towns in every state. They are of varying ethnicities. Some are shy, others outgoing. Some have traditional careers, while others work at home. Some are young, and others, like me, are … young-ish. Also, like apples and oranges, our life experiences cannot adequately be compared due to variations in military communities. There are chaplains, aviators, culinary specialists, missile technicians, engineers, cryptologists, aircrew, submariners, infantry, artillery, tankers, and special forces, to name a few. Each community has its own subculture, deployment tempo, platform requirements, work schedules and social traditions. As a young Navy spouse, I felt inadequate when compared to friends in other military communities who were
enduring more deployments. When my husband deployed for a year in 2007, I thought it was my chance to earn some “street cred.” After the first six months alone with three children, a huge dog and endless home maintenance, I realized how silly I was for wishing hardship upon myself just so I would stack up to my friends. Now, after 25 years as a military spouse, I appreciate the diversity of our individual journeys. It’s not who moved the most, who lived in the worst base housing, or whose spouse had the longest deployment. Each of us has our own distinctive experience based on our military community’s subculture, our family make up, and our diverse backgrounds. Rather than competing, let’s focus on what military spouses have in common. We are hardworking, dedicated, and resourceful. We are strong in the face of hardship. We provide a constant presence at home. We share our active-duty spouse’s sense of duty, honor and patriotism. Most importantly, every military spouse loves a U.S. serviceperson, and like apples and oranges, they make all of our lives very sweet indeed.
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Create a more secure password By Marine Capt. Daniel J. Putnam Naval OPSEC Support Team Public Affairs
ORFOLK (NNS) –We use passwords to protect ourselves online. It’s important to ensure that this protection is as strong as possible. Most users access websites with usernames and passwords. It can get frustrating trying to make and remember passwords that fit the myriad requirements of each website. However, there are a few key concepts to remember that will help you make your passwords, and subsequently your information, more secure. It may sound simple, but the longer your password is, the more secure it is. Many sites require passwords to be between eight and 16 characters, with upper case, lower case, numbers and special characters. As a result, many users make their password only eight characters. However, a 16-character password is always more secure than an eight-character password, no matter which characters are used.
A password is considered more secure based on how easy it is to crack. It’s incredibly important to use unique passwords for each different online account. You should not use the same password to secure your bank account as you use to secure your social media sites and email. If you use the same password for multiple accounts, an attacker who compromises one account can compromise more of your accounts. When you use unique passwords, you limit the ability of an attacker to access and compromise your accounts and information. It may be harder to remember more passwords, but it is much more secure to remember longer, less complex passwords, than one short password that is more complex.
At sea aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), protecting sensitive information is critical to the success of the ship’s mission. Operational Security (OPSEC) operates under the principle that one or more pieces of unclassified material, when put together, can damage security by revealing classified information. File photo by PO3 Justin Proulx
Don’t store your passwords in a place that is easily accessible. Many people are tempted to store passwords in a document on their computer. However, this is an extremely unsafe practice
because of how easily computer files can be accessed. If you have to keep your passwords somewhere, it is safer to write them on a piece of paper and store that paper in a secure location, like a
safe. Do not keep passwords written down near your computer or in an area that other people readily have access to. Passwords should not be easily associated with your identity. Though it is
HM-15 conducts training in Gulf of Mexico By Katherine Mapp Naval Surface Warfare Center PCD
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (NNS) – Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 15 conducted annual airborne mine countermeasures (AMCM) training at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) for almost two weeks during October. HM-15’s annual Helicopter Advanced Readiness Program (HARP) HAWKEX training is conducted at NSWC PCD, where the squadron can receive technical support to equipment used in mine hunting, such as the AN/AQS-24 sonar used in conjunction with the fleet’s MH-53E Sea Dragon aircraft, in addition to use in the Gulf of Mexico. Traditionally, when HM-15 visits NSWC PCD, the main focus is AMCM. This year, in addition to unit-level training the squadron focused on a scenario that involved the combination operations of a mine countermeasures triad, consisting of AMCM, surface mine countermeasures (SMCM) and underwater mine countermeasures UMCM). The training was developed to simulate real-world scenarios, so the squadron included Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 1, EODMU6 and San Diego homeported mine countermeasures ship USS Champion (MCM 4). Cmdr. Vince Spozio, HM-15’s executive
A MH-53E Sea Dragon departs the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) flight line over St. Andrews Bay for an airborne mine countermeasures mission off the coast of Panama City Oct. 6. Photo by Cmdr. Dennis C. Monagle
officer, said the wealth of knowledge in MCM and mine warfare NSWC PCD encompasses is significant to HM-15’s mission set. “NSWC PCD is a great place for our squadron to conduct training; there are resident experts at NSWC PCD, both civilian and military, that provide support to HM15,” said Spozio. “Whether it is maintaining our equipment or providing us with insight into tactics, NSWC PCD is very valuable as we move forward into deployments. The experience gained at NSWC PCD prepares our Sailors before they deploy, so they’re getting
a good trial wargame before they enter the actual operating area.” Exercises give the fleet specific scenarios to which they respond by conducting MCM operations just as they would as if they were executing those actions in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operation. This ensures the Department of the Navy maintains a leading edge in warfighting technologies. HM-15’s robust presence at NSWC PCD included four MH-53E aircraft and 140 military personnel.For more news from Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, visit http://www.navy.mil/local/NSWC.
easy to associate a password with something important to you, like a birthday or pet’s name, this information is often readily available on the internet and social media. Try to disassociate your passwords with your identity to prevent an adversary from easily accessing your accounts. A common method for creating a complex and long password is by using a keyboard walk. This involves creating a password by using a repetitive pattern on a keyboard. However, computer programs can be easily trained to recognize patterns. Additionally, a common password can be easily figured out by an attacker. Remember, passwords are essential to improving our cybersecurity posture. Adversaries and criminals are constantly trying to access the information that your passwords secure. Make sure to do your part by creating long, unique passwords. This simple act is one of the best ways to prevent cyber attackers from accessing your information. For more information, visit http://www.navy.mil, http://www.facebook.com/ usnavy, or http://www. twitter.com/usnavy.
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USNA breaks ground at new cyber security studies center to prepare future Navy cyber warriors By Navy Office of Information (CHINFO)
NNAPOLIS, Md. (NNS) – The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new $106 million Center for Cyber Security Studies Oct. 21. Three hundred people attended the event, including academy officials, Navy leaders and members of the Maryland delegation, U.S. Reps. Barbara Mikulski, John Sarbanes and C.A. “Dutch” Ruppersberger. The center was established in recognition of the critical importance that cyber operations play in our national defense and to facilitate the expansion of the Naval Academy’s cyber program, which includes a cyber operations major and required cyber curriculum for all midshipmen. Cyber operations is an interdisciplinary major that includes study in computer architecture, programming, data structures, networks, internet, database systems, information assurance, cryptography and forensics, as well as policy, law, ethics and social engineering. The USNA ground-
breaking reminds us of the significant investments the Navy continues to make to reduce vulnerabilities, detect intrusions and strengthen its depth in defense, as well as the crucial role that every Sailor plays in Members of the official party of the Hopper Hall ground breaking ceremony at the United States Naval Academy protecting Navy sys- (USNA) dig out a scoop of dirt. Hopper Hall, which will house USNA’s Center for Cyber Studies, is the namesake of tems. The academy’s Rear Adm. Grace Hopper, who is often referred to as “the mother of computing.” Photo by PO3 Brianna Jones close relationship with U.S. Fleet Cyber Com- to require cyber security defense. Awareness The building will be security mand/ U.S 10th Fleet, classes for all students. “This is a significant named after Rear Adm. Month, including tips based at Fort Meade, The multi-story aca- step in the process of Grace Hopper, known as and resources for the use Md., provides midship- demic building will have streamlining our cyber the “mother of comput- of local commands, can men with a unique oper- classrooms, a lecture education capabilities ing.” Hopper was an be found at a dedicated perspective hall, research labs, a se- here at the Naval Acad- American computer sci- DHS webpage, www. ational through guest lectures, cure compartmented in- emy with the needs of entist who worked on dhs. gov/ nationalmentorship and summer telligence facility the fleet and Department the first computer, the cyber-security-awaretraining opportunities. space – required to of Defense,” said Vice Harvard Mark 1, during ness-month, or on a During National Cyber- allow midshipmen to Adm. Ted Carter, Naval World War II. She was Department of Defense Awareness handle classified infor- Academy superintend- responsible for making page, www. defense.gov/ security Month, recognized mation – and a research ent. “This will be a state- computers more accessi- News/ Special- Reports/ throughout the month of and testing tank to sup- of-the-art facility where ble by converting math- 0415_ Cyber- Strategy. October, Sailors are en- port the engineering and our very best and bright- ematical code into For Navy specific incouraged to learn more weapons lab. The state- est will get cutting edge language. formation on cybersecuabout the steps they can of-the-art facility will training and education in Construction of the rity, visit www. navy. take to support the de- enable midshipmen at the cyber field. I believe five-story building is ex- mil/ local/ cyber awarefense of Navy systems the academy to get real- the building serves as pected to begin this win- ness. For more informaand prevent intrusions. world training to prepare yet another attraction the ter and to be finished in tion about the Naval The academy is the them for handling cyber Naval Academy has to September 2019. Academy, visit www. first institution of higher threats, as Navy person- offer to future MidshipAdditional informa- usna.edu or its Facelearning in the country nel are the first line of men.” tion on National Cyber- book page.
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Petersen family celebrates legacy in naval aviation By PO2 Paolo Bayas Commander Naval Air Forces Public Affairs
t. j.g. Audrey Petersen received her naval avia-
tor wings during a ceremony at Naval Air Sta-
tion Whiting Field (NASWF) in Milton Oct. 28. Petersen is a 2014 graduate of Vanderbilt University Navy Recruit Officer Training Corps (NROTC) and is slated to pilot the MH-60S Seahawk with the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Island Knightsâ&#x20AC;? of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 in Guam. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a huge deal, so incredibly special for me,â&#x20AC;? said Petersen. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Every time I fly, I fly with six other dog tags that belong to the other service members of my family. Two are Marines, the other four â&#x20AC;&#x201C; my mom, my dad, my brother and my grandfatherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wings. All aviators. It is an honor to be the next one in line.â&#x20AC;? Petersen was pinned with her wings of gold by
her mother, Amy Petersen, and father, Craig Petersen, during the ceremony. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I am very proud of Audrey as she receives her wings,â&#x20AC;? said Amy Petersen. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s had tremendous support from her family, but each time she gets in an airplane or helicopter it is just her, and the accomplishment is hers alone.â&#x20AC;? Amy Petersen retired as a commander with 2,393 accident-free flight hours in the Navy Reserve. She was winged at NAS Corpus Christi in June of 1985 and flew EC-130s with VQ-4 at NAS Patuxent River and the TC-4C with VA-42 at NAS Oceana. She is currently a United Airlines 747 first officer
with more than 16,000 flight hours. Craig Petersen also retired from the Navy Reserves in May 2014 with 1,478 accident-free flight hours and 439 carrier-arrested landings. A 1984 graduate of the Marquette University NROTC program, he received his naval flight officer wings in August 1985 at NAS Pensacola. He flew A-6 Intruders with VA-85 and VA-75 at NAS Oceana. brother, Audreyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Austin, is a 2012 graduate of Vanderbilt University NROTC and received his wings in April 2014, also at NASWF. He flies the MH-60S with HSC-14 at NAS North Island and is currently a lieutenant with
Lt. j.g. Audrey Petersen is pinned with her wings of gold by her mother, Amy Petersen, and father, Craig Petersen, during the Training Air Wing Five naval aviator designation ceremony onboard Naval Air Station Whiting Field. She will be flying the MH-60S. Photo by Jamie Link
653 flight hours. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are incredibly fortunate to have all four of us physically qualified, to have all four of us inter-
ested in flying, and to have all four of us have successfully earned our wings of gold,â&#x20AC;? said Amy. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Military service is a way of life for
our family.â&#x20AC;? For more news from Commander, Naval Air Forces, visit www. navy. mil/local/airpac.
NAS Whiting Field obtains easements for buffering acreage By Jamie Link NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs
Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) received approval for the acquisition of a restrictive easement for approximately 626 acres north of NASWF during a recent cabinet meeting with Florida Gov. Rick Scott. This acreage, part of the Florida Forever Wolfe Creek project footprint, is underneath noise contours, flight track profiles, accident zones and within a military planning zone. This long-term investment will serve a vital role in preserving and conserving critical habitat, as well as protecting the installationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s primary mission of training naval aviators in perpetuity. The easement prevents incompatible development surrounding the military installation providing buffering to help military missions continue with less impediment. Cmdr. Eric Seib, NAS Whiting Field operations commander, addressed Gov.
Scott and cabinet members during the meeting to explain the impact of the restrictive easement. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Your cooperation in managing developmental buffers are crucial for us to complete our vital training in a safe manner,â&#x20AC;? Seib said. NASWFâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s longstanding multiyear encroachment partnering agreement with the State of Florida has made this project possible through the use of more than $500,000 of the Readiness Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) funding, coupled with $1 million in state funds. Scott and his cabinet praised the partnership, and thanked the installation for its work in conservation and base buffering initiatives. This restrictive easement acquisition is part of the stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s $2.2 million Floridaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Defense Infrastructure and Reinvestment Grant Program, â&#x20AC;&#x153;As a Navy veteran, I am proud to announce today that more than $2 million has been awarded for defense communities across 10 counties,â&#x20AC;? Scott said.
Vernon Compton, project director for the conservation organization Long Leaf Alliance Project, also addressed the governor and cabinet to echo the importance of conservation buffering acreage for NASWF. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Supporting this project today, you will be continuing that effort. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a win for the environment and it is really a win for base buffering and protecting (NASWF),â&#x20AC;? Compton said. This acquisition continues NASWFâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s relationship with the State of Florida, Santa Rosa County, and its partners in encouraging compatible land development, conservation of public and private lands and encroachment partnering initiatives. In addition, the gained easement has the potential to be used for recreational opportunities for the base population, as well as the surrounding community. The installation is known as the busiest aviation complex in the world, serving 1.1 million flight operations and executes 139,969 flight hours comprising 14 per-
cent of all U.S. Navy hours flown worldwide. More than 1,300 flight students from U.S. and allied forces train at the base annually. NASWF has three towered airfields, 12 Navy outlying landing fields, 16 miles of runways, more than 4 million yards of airfield tarmac, 7,000 acres of land management and 92 miles of fence line that encompass 13,035 acres. Serving as the Navyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest air wing, the installation trains 100 percent of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard helicopter pilots. NASWF is recognized as a Department of Defense role model for its mission sustainment, encroachment partnering and innovative outreach strategies to protect the installationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mission and footprint. The execution of this project provides a substantial buffer in sustaining NAS Whiting Fieldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s military mission, as well as safeguarding continuity of quality resources for biological diversity.
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Marine Corps Ball to be held Nov. 5
The joint Pensacola Marine Corps League and 2nd Battalion 5th Marines Reunion Ball is scheduled for tomorrow, 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. Advance reservations and payment were due by Sept. 30. 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.
Military welcome at football game West Florida High School will hold a Military Appreciation Night starting at 7 p.m. today, Nov. 4, when West Florida High School will play Booker T. Washington High School at the stadium at Woodham Middle School, 150 East Burgess Road. All active and retired military personnel will be admitted for free after showing their military ID. Military recruiters will be on hand as well as various military support organizations and businesses.
Special event scheduled for pet owners
The Corry Station Vet Clinic will present a special event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 5. Microchips will be $25 and rabies shots will be $10. There will be a $2 transaction fee. For more information, call 452-6840.
Regatta honors U.S. military veterans
The Navy Yacht Club has scheduled a Veterans Regatta known as the Commodore’s Cup Race No. 4 for tomorrow, Nov. 5, on Pensacola Bay – the last race in a four-race series. The event will honor all U.S. military veterans. Race registration and a regatta social will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Crow’s Nest at the Bayou Grande Marina. Entry fee is $35 with U.S. Sailing Membership and $40 for non-members. The race is scheduled to start at noon. Registration and race information packages are available at www.navypnsyc.org. Online race registration can be made at www.regattanetwork. com/html/calendar.php. For more information, contact John Matthews at 492-4802 (email@example.com) or Jim Parsons at 384-4575 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Antarctic explorers scheduled to meet
Members of the Gulf Coast Group Chapter of the Old Antarctic Explorers Association (OAEA) will meet at noon tomorrow, Nov. 5, at Rico Mexican restaurant, 830 North Navy Blvd. Social time will takes place from11 a.m. to noon. Guest speaker will be Dean DeBolt, an archivist at the University of West Florida. His presentation will be on preserving Antarctic materials. All members, family, or interested parties who have been to Antarctica or who may have an interest in Antarctica are welcome. For more information, call 456-3556.
Back on the Blocks Festival to be Nov. 5 Presented by Foo Foo Festival and hosted by the Belmont Cultural Center, the Back on the Blocks Festival 2016 will be from noon to 7 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 5, in the historic Belmont-DeVilliers neighborhood. The event will feature music, dance, culture, arts and food. Enter to win cash prizes in the “That’s So 70s” – costume contest. $10 entry fee. All proceeds will go to Truth for Youth. Admission is free, and the event is pet free and open to the public. For more information, call 393-0332 or go to FooFooFest.com or BackontheBlocks.com.
Alzheimer’s walk scheduled for Nov. 12 The Covenant Walk for Alzheimer’s will be presented by The Hardy Family and The Poarch Band of Creek Indians starting at 8 a.m. Nov. 12 at Seville Square. The three-mile walk benefits Alzheimer’s patients and families in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Participants and teams can register for free at www.choosecovenant.org. Registration includes a party, children’s activities, vendors and team awards. Participant raising at least $10 will receive a T-shirt. For more information, call 438-9714.
Small business workshops announced
The Florida Small Business Development Center at (FSBDC) at the University of West Florida (UWF) is presenting the following workshops: • “All Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program,” 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 15 at the SBDC office, 9999 University Parkway. The purpose of the program is to develop strong protégé firms through mentor-provided business development assistance, and to help proteges successfully compete for government contracts. There is no cost for the workshop, however, pre-registration is recommended.
Veterans Day event planned The Veterans Memorial Park Foundation of Pensacola will present a special ceremony in observance of Veterans Day, Nov 11. The ceremony will commence at 11 a.m. immediately following the parade. Retired Marine Col. Clay Stackhouse of Navy Federal Credit Union will speak. The Pensacola Opera Artists in Residence will perform, and prizes will be awarded to area students who wrote essays. For more information, go to www.veterans memorialparkpensacola.com/page/home or e-mail email@example.com. • “Steps to Starting a Business,” 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 15 at the Greater Pensacola Chamber, 117 W. Garden St. Attendees will learn the essentials for getting started in business including: idea evaluation, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, taxation, finding capital and more. Attendance fee is $35 for the public and free for students and employees of the UWF. To register, call 474-2528. For more information, go to www. sbdc.uwf.edu and click on “training opportunities.”
Lighthouse plans free day for military In honor of Military Family Appreciation Month, the Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum has designated Nov. 19 as a free admission day for service members and their families. Present a military or dependent ID card to receive free admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19. For more information, call 393-1561 or go to www.pensacolalighthouse.org.
Craft show to feature holiday items The 39th annual Christmas Creation Arts & Craft Show is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 18 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 19 at the First United Methodist Church, 80 East Wright St. Lunch will be served both days. The show will feature gifts for Thanksgiving and Christmas. The Gingerbread Treat Shop will offer treats such as cheese straws and pies. For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/Christmas-Creations-Art-Craft-Show302743003186906/.
Storyteller to present interactive show The African American Heritage Society will present Diane Ferlatte in a “Storytellers Circle: An Evening of African Oral Traditions,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at the University of West Florida, Bldg. 82. The interactive performance will feature folk tales, folk songs and personal tales which will appeal to all ages. General admission is $7. Students of UWF and Pensacola State College will be admitted free with student ID. Tickets can be purchased online at www.aahs pensacola.org, or at the Coulson House, 200 Church St. This program is underwritten by a grant from The Foo Foo Festival of ACE, Inc. For more information, call 469-1456 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schooner to make a stop in Pensacola
A replica of the schooner America will be berthed at Plaza de Luna Nov. 10-12. Dockside public tours to benefit local non-profits will cost $5 per person. Hours are noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 10, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 11 and 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 12. Two sailing trips are also planned – including anchoring in Pensacola Bay for the Blue Angels Homecoming show followed by a cruise in the Gulf. Trips are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Nov. 10 and 12:30 p.m. Nov. 11 and Nov. 12. The cruise price is discounted to $42.50 for military with I.D. Cruise reservations can be made at www. pensacolayachtclub.org or www.fareharbor.com/ yachtamerica.
Church schedules fall festival for Nov. 6
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 1804 North Davis Highway, has scheduled a fall festival for noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 6. There will be turkey or ham dinners with all the trimmings. Michael Grier of H&O will be in the kitchen. Other activities will include bingo. A raffle drawing will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $1 each. For more information, contact Clarisse Rideau 982-0456.
Armless musician to perform at event
George Dennehy, a musician born without arms, is scheduled to perform at the annual banquet for Bethany Christian Services of the Gulf Coast from
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 800 East Nine Mile Road. Dennehy, who plays music using his feet, was adopted from a Romanian orphanage by a U.S. family through Bethany Christian Services at the age of one. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Register by calling 478-6789 or go to www.bethany.org/ pensacola/events/annual-banquet.
ROWWA announces Nov. 10 meeting The Retired Officers’ Wives and Widows Association (ROWWA) will meet for lunch Nov. 10 at Bonefish Grill, 5020 North 12th Ave. A social gathering will start at 11 a.m. Luncheon cost is $20. To make reservations, contact Mary Chase at 995-4466 no later than Nov. 7. For membership information, contact Molly Werner at 292-9756.
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 (850) 623-7147. At NAS Pensacola, contact MATSG-21 at 452-9460.
Veterans counseling services available
Department of Veterans Affairs Vet Center staff members across the region (Biloxi, Miss., Mobile, Ala., Pensacola, Okaloosa and Bay counties) along with the Mobile Vet Center outreach vehicle, will offer free counseling services to veterans and activeduty service members during November. The following is a list of upcoming events in Pensacola (events are between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. unless otherwise denoted): • Nov. 11: Veterans Day Parade, Pensacola Veterans Memorial Park, Bayfront Parkway near Ninth Ave. • Nov. 11: Texas Road House Veterans Day Celebration; 7177 North Davis Highway. • Nov. 16: MVC outreach event, parking lot adjacent to Chick Fil-A, 510 North Navy Blvd. For more information on Vet Center services or hours in the Gulf Coast region, call the Pensacola Vet Center at 456-5886 or go to www.vetcenter.va.gov.
CREDO resiliency workshop offered
A Personal Resiliency Workshop is being offered 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 15 by the Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast. The workshop will help foster your personal holistic growth including physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual aspects. The workshop will take place at the J.B. McKamey Center classrooms, Bldg. 634. Active-duty service members (including reservists in active status) and their spouses are eligible to attend. For more information or to register, contact CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford at 452-2093 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Workshop teaches suicide prevention
SafeTALK workshops are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 17 and Dec. 15 at the J.B. McKamey Center classrooms, Bldg. 634. The workshop prepares helpers to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and to 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.
Candlelight vigil to recognize homeless
The EscaRosa Coalition on the Homeless, in conjunction with other local service providers, is presenting a candlelight vigil to remember those who have died without a home. The vigil is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Waterfront Rescue Mission, 380 Herman St. The vigil commemorates National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. For more information, call 439-3009 or go to http://ecoh.org.
Women’s conference to be Nov. 11-12
New Dimensions Christian Center, 3500 West Navy Blvd., will present a women’s conference Nov. 11-12. The keynote speakers will be Diane Burns, pastor of New Dimensions Christian Center, and Tawana Williams, “The Hope Coach” motivational speaker and author of “Unarmed But Dangerous.” Conference times are 7 p.m. Nov. 11 and 10 a.m. Nov. 12. Admission is free for the Nov. 11 session and $25 for the Nov. 12 session. For more information, call 469-1444.
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You have the power to prevent and control diabetes
American Diabetes Month From www.cdc.gov
iabetes: If you don’t live with it yourself, then it’s likely you have a family member or friend who does.
This November during National Diabetes Month, ask yourself if you’re at risk of type 2 diabetes and take steps to prevent it. According to the latest Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Diabetes Statistics Report: • 29.1 million people or 9.3 percent of the United States’ population have diabetes. • Diagnosed: 21.0 million people. • Undiagnosed: 8.1 million people. (27.8 percent of people with diabetes are undiagnosed). What is diabetes? Diabetes is a group of diseases marked by high levels of blood glucose resulting from problems in how insulin is produced, how insulin works, or both. People with diabetes may develop serious complications such as heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, blindness and premature death. What are the types of diabetes? Type 1 diabetes was previously called insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus or juvenile-onset diabetes. Although disease onset can occur at any age, the peak age for diagnosis is in the mid-teens. Type 1 diabetes develops when the cells that produce the hormone insulin, known as the beta cells, in the pancreas are destroyed. This destruction is initiated or mediated by the body’s immune system and limits or completely eliminates the production and secretion of insulin, the hormone that is required to lower blood glucose levels. To survive, people with type 1 diabetes must have insulin delivered by injection or a pump. In adults, type 1 diabetes accounts for approximately 5 percent of all diagnosed cases of diabetes. There is no known way to prevent type 1 diabetes. Several clinical trials for preventing type 1 diabetes are currently in progress with additional studies being planned. Type 2 diabetes was previously called non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus or
adult-onset diabetes because the peak age of onset is usually later than type 1 diabetes. In adults, type 2 diabetes accounts for about 90 to 95 percent of all diagnosed cases of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes usually begins with insulin resistance, a disorder in which the cells primarily within the muscles, liver and fat tissue do not use insulin properly. As the need for insulin rises, the beta cells in the pancreas gradually lose the ability to produce sufficient quantities of the hormone. The risk for developing type 2 diabetes is associated with older age, obesity, family history of diabetes, history of gestational diabetes, impaired glucose metabolism, physical inactivity, and race/ethnicity. African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, American Indians, some
ond or third trimester of pregnancy. During pregnancy, increasing blood glucose levels increase the risk for both mother and fetus and require treatment to reduce problems for the mother and infant. Treatment may include diet, regular physical activity, or insulin. Shortly after pregnancy, 5 to 10 percent of women with gestational diabetes continue to have high blood glucose levels and are diagnosed as having diabetes, usually type 2. The risk factors for
Asians and Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders are at particularly high risk for type 2 diabetes and its complications. Type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents, although uncommon, is being diagnosed more frequently among American Indians, African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Asians and Pacific Islanders. Gestational diabetes is a form of glucose intolerance diagnosed during the sec-
gestational diabetes are similar to those for type 2 diabetes. The occurrence of gestational diabetes itself is a risk factor for developing recurrent gestational diabetes with future pregnancies and subsequent development of type 2 diabetes. Also, the children of women who had gestational diabetes during pregnancies may be at risk of developing obesity and diabetes. Prediabetes is a condition in which individuals have high blood glucose or he-
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moglobin A1C levels but not high enough to be classified as diabetes. People with prediabetes have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke, but not everyone with prediabetes will progress to diabetes. The CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program, a large prevention study of people at high risk for diabetes, showed that lifestyle intervention that resulted in weight loss and increased physical activity in this population can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes and in some cases return blood glucose levels to within the normal range. Other international studies have shown similar results. Risk factors for type 2 diabetes You are at increased risk for developing prediabetes and type 2 diabetes if you: • Are 45 years of age or older. • Are overweight. • Have a family history of type 2 diabetes. • Are physically active fewer than three times per week. • Ever gave birth to a baby that weighed more than nine pounds. • Ever had diabetes while pregnant (gestational diabetes). Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) can help TRICARE beneficiaries assess their risk of diabetes. Contact one of NHP’s certified diabetes educators: LaNora Glaze at 505-7099 at NHP’s Family Medicine’s Medical Home Port or Joyce Robinson at 505-6367 at NHP’s Internal Medicine Medical Home Port.
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IWTC Corry Station master chief concludes 33 years of service Story, photo by PO3 Taylor L. Jackson Center for Information Warfare Training Public Affairs
1982 Holy Cross High School graduate and Chalmette, La., native commemorated the end of his naval career with a retirement ceremony held at the National Naval Aviation Museum onboard NAS Pensacola Oct. 21. Friends, family and fellow Sailors recognized Master Chief Petty Officer Frank Carollo for his accomplishments throughout a career that spanned more than three decades. Master Chief Petty Officer Shawn Coursen spoke about Carollo’s service to the Navy and the impact he had on his fellow Sailors. “I look at today as a wonderful day for Frank but also a sad day because the Navy is losing a truly caring leader,” said Coursen. “He would always make time for any Sailor, Soldier, Airman or Marine. He has shaped and molded thousands of future naval leaders, and these same Sailors will carry on his legacy for years to come.” During the ceremony, Carollo received the Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements as the Information Systems Technician “A” and “C” schools leading chief petty officer, overseeing both initial and advanced skills training for Sailors preparing for the information technology field,
as well as leading chief of the Naval Military Training Department at Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station. He was also gifted the traditional shadow box, a display case showcasing his career, as well as a new guitar from the Pensacola-area Chiefs Mess. “Sixty-four percent of my life has been spent in the Navy,” said Carollo. “These last 33 years have been the best years of my life.” Carollo was accompanied by his wife, Tara, and two of his children, who, at the conclusion of the ceremony, joined him as he was piped through the honor side boys and symbolically walked ashore for the last time. “The people I served with along the way and the jobs we did are what made my career special,” said Carollo. “Thanks for taking me along for the ride, and what a ride it’s been.” Carollo enlisted in the Navy in 1983 as a radioman, with his first duty station at Fleet Center, Verona, Italy, as a radio operator
Master Chief Petty Officer Frank Carollo salutes the national ensign before accepting it during his retirement ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The ceremony commemorated the end of Carollos 33 years of naval service. The flag was presented to his mother, Patricia Carollo.
attached to the 5th Allied European Task Force supporting communications within NATO and the U.S. 6th Fleet. Over the course of his career, Carollo served at eight commands, including USS Missouri (BB 63), Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station New Orleans, USS Sacramento (AOE 1), Naval Coastal Warfare Unit 208 and Special Operations Command Central. At sea, he deployed to the western Pacific, Indian Ocean, northern Arabian Sea and the Arabian Gulf, while supporting operations Desert Shield and Restore Hope. He also participated in a historic cir-
cumnavigation of the globe. In 2013, Carollo reported to his final duty station at IWTC Corry Station. This was his second tour back at Naval Air Station Pensacola’s Corry Station, supporting the Navy’s training mission. “I’ll miss the Navy,” Carollo told his guests at the ceremony. “I’ll miss leading Sailors and miss being a chief. I promise to wear the anchors in my heart every day for the rest of my life.” Carollo is a graduate of the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, the Joint Special Operations University’s Senior Enlisted Course, and the Army Airborne Course.
He is designated as an Enlisted Information Warfare Specialist and a Naval Military Training Instructor, and he is qualified as a naval parachutist. Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station, as part of the Center for Information Warfare Training, 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 the Center for Information Warfare Training organization, visit www.navy.mil/local/cid or www.twitter.com/NavyCIWT.
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UWF’s veterans resource center celebrates 5 years From the University of West Florida
he University of West Florida (UWF) Military and Veterans Resource Center (MVRC) celebrated its fifth anniversary Oct. 12. The celebration included an open house barbecue to honor those who have protected and served and featured a live jazz band, office tours, refreshments and guest speakers, including student testimonials. The center was opened in October 2011 to create a one-stop shop, providing guidance in navigating university, state and federal resources and assisting military and veteran students as they make the transition from military to civilian life. “We opened the MVRC to create a place on campus where veterans feel comfortable coming for help and receive accurate answers to their ques-
tions as they work through the process of using their GI Bill educational benefits,” said Marc Churchwell, MVRC director. Churchwell said the most significant accomplishment in the MVRC’s first five years was eliminating delays in tuition payment for all students using GI Bill Benefits. “This one thing removed tremendous stress and frustration for students
using these benefits, allowing them to focus primarily on their academics,” he said. Another notable achievement is the creation of the mentoring and vounseling program, dedicated to oversight of the dandards of progress of all students using GI Bill educational beneThe program provides fits. intervention in the form of mentoring, counseling and/or tutoring support as needed for students experiencing difficulties in their studies. Churchwell said he credits this program for keeping more students in school and preventing them from dropping out for poor academic performance. The MVRC also awards scholarships annually to military students and their dependents and, through a recent donation from Gulf Power, provides
resources such as book stipends and emergency assistance. The MVRC’s efforts to support veterans hasn’t been limited to the UWF student body. For Churchwell the last two years, the MVRC has presented quarterly networking meetings that include more than 50 different veteran support organizations from the Northwest Florida community, in an effort to eliminate the silos of communication among the organizations and empowering them to help each other help more veterans. To learn more about the MVRC, go to uwf.edu/mvrc. Season ticketholder? Renew your seats for the thrilling 34th Season starting March 14. New subscriptions go on sale May 16.
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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.
More than 200 artists will have their work on display during the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival.
Story, photo from Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival organizers
Painting, sculpture, ballet, jewelry, music, crafts from the past and food â&#x20AC;&#x201C; all the arts come together at the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival (GGAF). The 2016 festival starts today, Nov. 4, and continues through Nov. 6 in Seville Square. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and tomorrow and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 6. No pets are allowed. Admission is free. The juried art show draws more than 200 of the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen and other artists. The festival also features a variety of music starting today with Kim Carson and Jonathan Byrd. Tomorrowâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s line-up includes Rick Udler, Nikki Tal-
ley, Jonathan Byrd, Claire Lynch, and Du & the Zydeco Krewe. The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra will perform Nov. 6 and that dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s line-up also includes Nikki Talley and Holly Shelton. A favorite of festival fans, The Heritage Arts area provides an authentic setting for craftspeople from around the country to demonstrate such arts as blacksmithing, engraving, spinning, weaving and other skills. Neighboring Bartram Park is the site of the Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Arts Festival with hands-on art projects for children plus an entertainment stage. Activities are all provided free of charge. The Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Festival is open today for children with special needs from selected schools and is open to everyone tomor-
row and Nov. 6. Also in Bartram Park, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll find the Student Art Show, which showcases the talents of 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. The Parrish Performing Arts Stage showcases performing companies, dance schools, community groups and area folk groups. Each year, the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival selects an International Artist for a cultural exchange with the community. The 2016 invited International Artist is Diego Carbajal, a Peruvian artist/silversmith who creates sculpture. For more information, go to www.ggaf.org.
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â&#x20AC;˘ Get ready to run: The annual Turkey Trot run at NASP is scheduled for today, Nov. 4, and Radfordâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Twisted Tri is scheduled for Nov. 16. For information, call 452-9845. â&#x20AC;˘ Volleyball tournament: The final event of the 2016 Captains Cup will be the six-on-six volleyball tournament Nov. 14 at Radford Fitness Center, Bldg. 4143. For more information, call 452-4391. â&#x20AC;˘ Sports skills program: National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) is The 2016 NAS partnering with Pensacola Blue AnNAS Pensacola for gels Homecoming Air skills program Show is scheduled through Dec. 8. For for Nov. 11-12. Adinformation, call mission is free and 453-3490 or go to guests can bring https://www.nays. portable chairs or org/programs/startblankets. Reserved smart/overview/. seating options are â&#x20AC;˘ Discount tickavailable and tickets ets: Stop by the Inare on sale. For more formation, Tickets information, go to and Travel (ITT) ofwww.naspensacola fice at the NEX Mall airshow.com. on Highway 98 to check other discounts. For more information, call 452-6354. â&#x20AC;˘ Aquatics: Indoor pool, Bldg. 3828, open for winter. Active-duty skill swim is 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, call 452-9429. â&#x20AC;˘ Bushido Sports Judo Club: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday at NASP Youth Center, Bldg. 3690 (452-2417). For children ages 5 to 17. For more information, call Sensei Gerome Baldwin at 324-3146 or 457-1421 or 457-1421 (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org). â&#x20AC;˘ Aid for schools: It is important that military and civilian employees with school-aged children take the time to complete the Federal Impact Aid Survey that their children should be bringing home from school. The surveys help local school districts receive federal aid for students. For more information, go to http://www.militaryfamily.org/featurednews/whats-the-big-deal-about-impactaid.html? â&#x20AC;˘ Good reading: The NASP Library, 250 Chambers Ave., Bldg. 634, has an extensive selection of books, periodicals and newspapers. Educational videos and audiobooks are available for checkout. Computers with Internet access are available for use in the library. Wireless access and quiet study areas are also available. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Closed on federal holidays. For more information, call 452-4362.
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Liberty program events at NAS Pensacola and Corry Station target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. You must sign up in advance for off-base trips. For more information, call 452-2372 or go to 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.
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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: • Fridays with Fido: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Nov. 4, at the Exceptional Family Member Program office, seventh deck, Naval Hospital Pensacola. A monthly gathering. For more information, contact Rita Lung, EFMP case liason, at 505-6822 or rita.h.lung.ctr@ mail.mil. • AmVets ... Understanding Your VA Benefits: The veterans service organization, AMVETS (or American Veterans), sponsors numerous programs that offer help to veterans and their families. To register for the monthly seminar or for more information, call 452-5609. • 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. Prior to attending you must
have a login name and password. For information or to reserve a seat, call 452-5609. • Stress Management Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon, every first and third Thursday of month. Managing stress can be achieved with a number of techniques. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • Disaster preparedness: Emergencies may a brief absence from or permanent evacuation. Each type of disaster requires different measures to keep you, your family and your pets safe. Be prepared. For information or to register for a workshop, call 452-5609. • Suicide awareness and prevention: Class focuses on facts of suicide in the military; explore myths, warning signs, risks factors, intervention techniques and what not to do in potential suicide situation. This is General Military Training (GMT) facilitated by each command; however, if there is a special request, call 452-9022 to schedule training.
Community Outreach If you are interested in participating in some volunteer activities, contact the NASP Community Outreach office. The Community Outreach office also keeps track of vol-
unteer 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.
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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 USCG Boat B-Flat can check beCaptain with Selma One fore sale. $4,500. towing endorse- Clarinet. ment experience year old. Asking 850-418-2109. with small boat $150, call 698Motorcycles Motorcycles operations/ma- 1752. rine towing prefHarley erable. Recently For sale, one 2006 used Sportster Black. retired USCG or slightly miles. Navy with Me- 12’ Perception 15K kayak $6700. New Fluchanical/Boat- fishing ing experience a with some ac- ids, tires, battery, plus. Knowledge cessories, but no etc. Custom: taof Pensacola paddle. Contact chometer, 2-seatarea and ability seller by phone er, 4.5G tank, etc. 850-455to work holidays or email to ar- Call and weekends range inspection. 3950. necessary. Call 850-619-1553. Misc Misc. Kathy or Mac at Pulsar PC 453-3775. 2000IS Portable For sale. 2113 Garage Sales Trailer. generator w solid Travel Garage Sales aluminum stor- The bluebook is Garage Sale! age box. $600. 28k we will sell Everything Must Never used. PH: for $24,000 or best offer. 850Go! Sat 5 Nov & 850-549-3549. 206-8598. Sun 6 Nov. From New 0800-1200. 7145 Brand Real Estate Woodside Rd. Women’s Mizu- REAL ESTATE Rentals Woodside Es- no Wave Cre- Rental tates Subdivision ation-18 Running Rent: in Beulah off of Shoes, Turquoise For and Pink, Size 3 b r m / 2 b a t h . Mobile Hwy 8. Purchased for 1315sqft. BrookGarage Sale: $150, will sell for side Townhomes Sat/Sun Nov. 5-6. $70 or B.O. Call off of 9th Ave. Close to schools, 7303 Belgium 757-650-3898 mall, hospitals. Rd. Pensacola, Motor $925/month plus FL 32526. Off MOTOR deposit. AvailPine Forest Auto Auto able Jan.1 2017. Road, Lake Fran2014 Camry, Contact Cindi at cis subdivision. like new condi- 850-304-5673. Had all Articles for Sale tion. checks, includes 2br/1bth brick Pilot’s helmet. backup camera. home. Close to United States air Clean with no C o r r y / N A S P. force jet pilot defects. Moving; $ 6 5 0 / m o n t h , deposit. also flew united can’t take with $600 nations lots of in- me. $13,900 obo Fenced yard w/ shed. teresting patches call or text 850- outdoor Tenant responon helmet. Great 377-1977. sible for utilities. shape. Retail Nissan Non-refundable $400. Sell $150. 2016 Altima. 1 own- pet deposit $75. 417-1694. er-4 mos. Au- After 3pm call/ 850-525Jade/ text Deer rifle. tomatic. Clean. 6803. Custom made. brown. inteBolt action. CZ. Charcoal 223 cal. Double rior. Pics avail. Spyglass Condo set trigger. Cus- Backup camera. 2BR/2BA New tom wood stock. Tinted. Must sell A/C, Frig and 4x12x50 range quickly $21,000. paint. W/D hookup, Great school finder scope. Per- 850-629-8848. district. $850/ fect condition. month. Call 850$500. 497-1167. 324-5512. Wanted: Sig P229 DAK in .40, Sig P250 in .40, or Rem. 12 ga Shotgun. Call 850-619-0544. ¬ Employment Employment
Compound hunting bow. Left hand. Latest tech. Short axis, parallel lens, sights alone $115. Exceptional, nice bow. $125. 4549486.
Brand new 3BR/2BA brick home. Fenced yard/covered patio. Tiled shower, granite countertops/Stainless steel appliances. Wa s h e r / d r y e r. Lillian, Alabama, close to Pensacola NAS/ Corey Station. $1350/month. lesagreen@ ymail.com
4BR/2BA home w/ 10x16 shed near Corry/ NAS. Fenced yard, carport newly, remodeled. No smoking or pets. $890/Mo, $890 dep. Contact Fred 850529-9421.
Roommate to share 3br/2ba house off Saufley Field Rd. $550/ month includes internet/utilities. Non-smokers and no pets please. $550 dep/$35 appfee. 206-8815. For Rent: 4/2 bedroom house for rent. New carpet. in ground pool needs liner. without pool $1500.00 or with pool $2000. House was built in 1997. 850207-7875. Spyglass Condo. 2BR/2BA. 2nd Floor Balcony, Cathedral ceilings, W/D Hookup New A/C, Frig, Paint. Great School District. $850 deposit, $850/month. Pets 10lbs and under. 850-324-5512. Waterfront 1BR/1BA condo located 4 miles from NAS Pensacola. $750 per month. Call 850982-9800 for additional info. 4/2 Home in Chandelle Lakes subdivision. Near back gate of NAS. New carpet. Have inground pool but needs liner. Rent 1500 w/o pool or pool 2000. 850207-7875.
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 4br/2ba house @380-1193. in Pensacola near NAS and Lots Corry Station. $1200mo/ $1200 Lot for MH or security depos- House 90X165 it,$200 pet fee Ft W ater meeach limit 2 pets. ter/sewer. WarArea call 678-899- rington Own Fin $1,500 2352. Down Pmt $166 monthly. Can For Sale work w/you on Horse farm w/ down payment. lighted riding 850-712-2199. arena 4.9 acres. Renovated. 2/2 mobile home. Elberta, AL. 850To 455-5031. Info/ advertise pics. $167,000.
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