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November 11, 2016
Air show takes off for Blues 70th anniversary By Ens. Dana Voshen NASP Public Affairs
It is that time of the year again. The annual Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show opens today, Nov. 11, and will be repeated tomorrow, Nov. 12, at Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP). Gates will open at 8 a.m. both days. Performances are scheduled to start about 9:30 a.m., but like all air shows, performance times are subject to change. Reserve seating is available and additional information can be found at www. NAS Pensacola AirShow.com. And you don’t want to the miss night show from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. today, Nov. 11, because officials have announced plans to drop it from the NASP air show lineup after this year. Aircraft will light up the sky with color during and there will be a fireworks
display by East Coast Pyro. Base officials are excited about this year’s show, which could attract nearly 200,000 fans. “This is really a chance for Naval Air Station Pensacola to give back to the community that gives to us all year long,” NASP Officer Commanding Capt. Christopher Martin said. “It is also a chance for us to highlight naval aviation and the talent and technology of today’s Navy.” The magnitude of this event really takes hard work from everyone involved, according to Cmdr. Bill Schomer, NASP’s air operations officer. “This is an all-hands effort, an allcommunity effort that takes a long time to plan and a lot of details are really involved in order to put on a good, safe air show for all to enjoy,” he said. The Blue Angels are
Smoke on: F/A-18 Hornets from the Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration squadron, complete system checks just before takeoff at last year’s homecoming air show at NAS Pensacola. Base officials are making plans to entertain up to 200,000 fans. File photo by Bruce Graner
scheduled to perform in the afternoon, but there will be some exciting performances to enjoy before they hit the sky. Here is a list: • Shockwave Jet Truck: The triple jet engine machine showcases both speed and power. The driver/pilot this year is Chris Darnell, son of Neal Darnell who has the standing record of reaching Shockwave’s speeds up to 375 mph in 2005. Chris
Darnell has been doing air shows for 10 years and fans will be pleased to see him back. • United States Air Force F-16 Demo and Heritage Flight: Celebrating USAF 50th Heritage Flight Program founded in 1997, a state-of-the-art fighter jet will fly side by side with a vintage World War II Korea and Vietnam era fighter jet to demonstrate the evolution of air power. An Air Combat
Command trained military Air Force pilot will fly the current fighter, while a trained and certified civilian heritage fighter pilot will fly the historical war bird. This display is a great way to honor the brave men and women who have and are currently serving in the military, as well as a celebration for Vietnam 50th anniversary. Paul Wood, the founder of The Warbird Heritage Foundation in 2003, will
also be exhibiting his skills in civilian and military flight time. • Vertigo Air Show: A military-grade 250pound thrust jet engine Super Salto Jet Sailplane will take to the sky with pilot Bob Carlton. The world’s most powerful, fastest and acrobatically capable sailplane will showcase its talent through choreographed See Blues on page 2
Parades, salutes planned for Veterans Day By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer
NASP Sailors march in a previous Veterans Day parade in downtown Pensacola. File photo by Mike O’Connor
A large crowd of citizens, community leaders, veterans organizations and military personnel are expected to participate in Veterans Day observances today, Nov. 11, in downtown. Pensacola.
It will be a big day for retired Marine Col. Clay Stackhouse of Navy Federal Credit Union, who will be the keynote speaker at a formal ceremony after serving as parade grand marshal. A 1990 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Stackhouse accumulated more than 3,400 flight
USO: Thanksgiving weekend festivities at NASP From USO Northwest Florida
It has been the goal of the United Service Organizations (USO) for 75 years to provide a touch of home to the military. This year, USO Northwest Florida plans to serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal and fun with all the trimmings to 1,600 of NAS Pensacola’s local heroes. Not only will this event give the troops a “home away from home,” but it also gives the community an opportunity to give back to those who give so much every day
during this Thanksgiving holiday. USO of Northwest Florida is inviting all those staying in Pensacola for Thanksgiving to attend the eighth annual Thanksgiving Feast and Festivities at Bldg. 625D from Nov. 24 through Nov. 27. The weekend will kick off Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, with a traditional feast served by USO volunteers and staff and will feature turkey, stuffing, mashed See USO on page 2 CNRSE CMDCM David C. Twiford onboard NAS Pensacola ... Commander, Navy Region Southeast Command Master Chief David Twiford (left) visited NASP for a familiarization tour Nov. 7-8 with NASP Command Master Chief Adriana Lewis (center). Twiford met with NASP CO Capt. Christopher Martin (right) and NASP XO Cmdr. Shawn Dominguez Nov. 8. Photo by Mike O’Connor
hours in nine different types of aircraft. He deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom and served as a White House liaison officer. The Veterans Day Parade is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. at the corner of Garden and Spring See Veterans Day on page 2
New Navy College website redesign a hit with Sailors By Ed Barker Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center (NETPDC) Public Affairs
The redesign of the Navy College website has proven an immediate hit with Sailors; feedback about virtual capabilities, response times and improved access has been overwhelmingly positive. According to Ernest D’Antonio, Navy Voluntary Education (VolEd) director, the new virtual features are helping his team to meet their key goal of improving customer service. “The chat feature is extremely popular, primarily due to a current average pickup time of only one minute,” said D’Antonio. “For simple or quick questions, no one wants a long wait, and adding chat to the website and Virtual Education Center’s toolkit was a great solution.” PO1 Karen Collings, career counselor for the Naval Operation Support Center in Denver, said that since the “Mile High” Reserve Navy is distant from the See College on page 2
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“NAS Pensacola: History in Focus” ... NASP History in Focus is a photo 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. 11 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. ______________________________________________________ Congratulations to CeCe Castro, the winner of last week’s History in Focus. It was the statue outside NASP’s Our Lady of Loreto Chapel. Blues from page 1
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graceful movements to classical music, leaving only a trail of smoke in its path. Just when you think it has hit the lowest altitude, Carlton gears up the jet engine for low-level jet aerobatics. During the nighttime Fire and Lights Pyro Show presentation the sailplane shoots out sparks, smoke, fireballs and bomb bursts. Carlton is known as one of the most versatile air show performers and his performance can leave viewers astonished. • Rob Holland MXS-RH: A one-of-a-kind single seat, competition and air show-ready, all-carbon aircraft that is capable of 16 positive and negative G-forces (the F/A-18 does about 7.5 G-force). Holland incorporated his design modifications with the skill to barrel roll at 500 degrees per second. “I want to take aerobatics to the next level. I want to push the limits of what can be done,” he said. • Bill Stein Edge 540: An airplane with cutting-edge technology paint that continuously changes colors based on constantly varying angles between audience, plane and light is a visual aesthetic performance that will leave you wondering the original color of the plane. Try to note how many colors will you be able to see at one time. • Randy Ball MiG-17F: Another way to honor Vietnam War veteran’s this year is bring in one of the only vintage Vietnamera fighters on the North America air show circuit. Restored over the course of four years, this fighter maintains 8G turns, a maximum speed of 715 mph and can climb to 30,000 feet in three minutes. High speeds, an authentic paint joband it is the only MiG available for ground display with fully restored guns. • RedLine Aerobatic Team: Van’s RV-8s is a two-seat tandem aircraft that is capable of 230 mph and a land short ability as slow as 50 mph. It features Hartzell Advanced Structural Composite propellers, a 200 horsepower engine and two-ship formation aero team. The skilled and practiced pilots, Ken Reider and Job Thocker, perform inverted, opposing and formation maneuvers. • Aeroshell Aerobatics Team: Better known as “the pilot maker,” the T-6 Texan was originally designed as a basic trainer for the U.S. Army Air Corps. It soon became the primary training platform for all U.S. Airmen in World War II that continued on as fighter pilots. For more than 25 years, the AeroShell Team has put on a classic air show performance. • Dan Serrato T-28C Trojan: Coupling with the T-6 Texan World War II display, the T-28 Trojan model “C” was built in 1954 and was the first craft to land on carrier USS Tarawa in 1955. This was the replacement of the T-6 after World War II because it was created with a larger engine and a tailhook to allow for carrier training. Also, the T-28 was pressed to serve as an attack aircraft and retired in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1984. • Stearman Flight Team: Demonstrates safety and proficiency in Stearman formation flying. NASP welcomes back some familiar faces. Taking charge this weekend is seasoned air boss performer Wayne Boggs. For more than 20 years, Boggs has fulfilled the duties of air boss and even assists in production and execution during the show. Working next to Boggs is expert air show announcer, “honorary Blue Angel” Rob Reider. In 1978, Reider announced his first air show and by 2006 it became his fulltime occupation. Spectators will also be able to explore static displays including everything from present day to old wartime aircraft. Tentatively scheduled for viewing from the military side are the F/A-18, P-3, C-144, H-60S, MH-53, H-60 and the F-35. Head over to the museum to view the T-34, C-2, C-12, A-3, A-4, F-4, H-53, T-2, S-3, HU-16, F-3D and drones. In the civilian world there is the Focke Wulf 149D, Cessna 172, Piper PA 30, PT-10, A-26 and more. The Kid Zone offers a place for children to explore and enjoy the inflatable obstacle course, Spider Mountain and bouncy house. All children 12 and younger will receive a wristband with the guardian’s information and a “Lost Kids” section where they can safely wait to be claimed. To ensure a safe and successful weekend, find out more about the rules and regulations at www.naspenacolaairshow.com.
streets, said Gregory Clarke, the parade chairman for the Gulf Coast Veterans Advocacy Council. Lineup starts at 7 a.m., Clarke said. The parade will proceed along Bayfront Parkway to Ninth Avenue, finishing at Veterans Memorial Park, where a formal ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. Retired Navy Capt. W.A. “Butch” Hansen, the president of the Veterans Memorial Park Foundation, will preside over a ceremony that will include the presentation of colors, an invoca-
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potatoes, green beans, rolls and desserts. The festivities don’t end on Thanksgiving. The fun will continue all weekend with a host of special activities and, of course, leftovers, at the center located in Bldg. 625-D. The USO is open for active-duty military members and their families as well as retirees. Visitors must show military I.D. to attend. For additional questions, contact NAS Center Ops Supervisor Luke Price at 206-0654 or by e-mail at email@example.com or Events Coordinator Nicole Bell at 293-7924 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Needs list: USO is grateful for the outpouring of support from the community during the holidays. College from page 1
fleet’s resources, the new website is very helpful. “It’s great to see a VolEd product that gives equal access for the reserves,” said Collings. “As a command career counselor, I absolutely love the website and its 24/7 availability. The hardest part for a Sailor is always ‘Where do I start?’ and the new website is excellent for that.” For Sue Sutter, VEC supervisor, the new technologies have made participating in VolEd significantly more efficient for their customers. “One example of the technologies working together is that when a Sailor takes the WebTA training while in the MyEducation/ WebTA portal, it automatically populates into the Sailor’s record in the Navy College Management Information System,” said Sutter. “There’s no waiting for someone to manually enter it into their record – it’s now instantly recorded and that shortens the initial TA qualification and application process significantly.” According to Sutter, all requests for assistance or action through the Navy College Program website are assigned an ‘eticket’ and can be tracked for follow-up and research. Instead
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Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.: A Bicentennial Defense Community Commanding Officer — Capt. Christopher T. Martin Public Affairs Officer — Patrick J. Nichols The Gosport nameplate pays homage to the 100th anniversary of naval aviation in 2011: the Centennial of Naval Aviation, or CONA. The image on the left side of the nameplate depicts Eugene Ely taking off in a Curtiss pusher bi-plane from the USS Pennsylvania Jan. 18, 1911. While Ely had taken off from the USS Birmingham two months earlier after his plane had been loaded on the ship, the USS Pennsylvania event was the first time a plane landed on and then took off from a U.S. warship.
tion and musical performances. For more information on the parade or ceremony, go to http://www.gcvacflalms.org/florid a-veterans-day-parade.html or www.veteransmemorialparkpensacola.org. Other Veterans Day events include: • The third annual Veterans Day Celebration from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today, Nov. 11, across the street from the Veterans Memorial Park. There will be entertainment by the Hot Sauce Band, free hot dogs and hamburgers for all veterans, demonstrations by the Pensacola Police Department K-9 unit and activities for children.
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,
Speakers will include, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan, Pensacola Police Chief David Alexander III and Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward.. • The Pensacola Beach Elk’s Lodge Veterans Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 11. at Avenida 10 and end at the Gulfside Pavilion, where a salute to veterans will be conducted. • Milton’s Veterans Day Parade is scheduled to roll start at Milton High School at 10 a.m. and end at the Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza, where a formal ceremony will take place at 11 a.m.
Below is a list of items needed for Thanksgiving weekend. These items may be dropped off at Pensacola International Airport Nov. 21 and Nov. 22 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. To arrange a drop, call 607-8369 and listen for the prompts. • Store-bought desserts (no pies. These have been donated). • Heavy duty paper plates (Chinet, etc.). • Napkins and paper towels. • Plasticware (forks, knives and spoons). • Heavy duty 55-gal. garbage bags. • Canned Sterno fuel. • Three-gallon containers of peanut oil. • Large foil pans with covers (13x9 inches). • Plastic dropcloths (the type painters use).
of sending an e-mail, service members submit a Help Request E-Ticket through the Assistance Center on the website. The member can also upload documents for VolEd personnel to review through the Help Request feature. The VolEd Process section of the website provides step-by-step instructions on what is required as well as tools to assist with education options. There is also a VolEd Wizard on the website which can guide members through the process according to their responses to specific questions. “Another website addition that is saving Sailors a lot of time is the counseling self-service scheduling tool,” said D’Antonio. “The tool allows a Sailor to sign-up for a counseling appointment conducted virtually by a VEC counselor, or a Sailor may self-schedule a counseling appointment through one of the four CONUS Navy College Offices. Sailors can also access the website’s call-back feature to request a counselor call them back on the phone at the Sailor’s convenience. With that many options, there’s very little wasted time.” “We are constantly refining our system and it’s working better every day,” added D’Antonio. “Last week there was a Navy-Marine Corps Internet outage at our
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70 years and counting: A history quiz for Blues fans Commentary by Sandy Gall Naval History and Heritage Command
t’s true, the Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, are pretty famous, but how well do you know the team’s history?
Like most things Navy, the Blues, as they are affectionately called, are rooted in a proud and lasting heritage. As the team celebrates its 70th birthday, take a look back on how they became the fixture in the sky we all know today. Test your Blue Angel knowledge. You might learn something new: Q: Who established the Blue Angels? A: The Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, ordered the establishment of the team April 24, 1946. Admiral Nimitz had the vision to create a flight exhibition team in order to raise the public’s interest in naval aviation and boost Navy morale. Q: When did they perform their first flight? A: The Navy Flight Exhibition Team, their formal title at the time, performed its first flight demonstration June 15, 1946, at their home base, Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville. Lt. Cmdr. Roy “Butch” Voris led the team and flew the Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat. The new Navy Flight Exhibition team was only the second formal flying demonstration team to have been created in the world, since the Patrouille de France formed in 1931. Q: Why is the flight exhibition team called the “Blue Angels”? A: The team was first introduced as
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the “Blue Angels” at a show in Omaha, Nebr., in July 1946. Right Wing Pilot Lt. Maurice “Wick” Wickendoll came across the name in the New Yorker Magazine in a column called Goings On About Town. Voris said, “That sounds great! The Blue Angels. Navy, Blue and Flying!” Q: When did the Blue Angels get the crest that is displayed on their planes and flight suits? A: In 1949, Flight Leader Lt. Cmdr. Raleigh “Dusty” Rhodes designed the first official Blue Angels insignia or “crest.” It is nearly identical to the current design. Only the aircraft silhouettes in the cloud have changed with each aircraft the team has flown. Q: How many aircraft have the Blue Angels flown? A: Since their creation, they have flown 10 flight demonstration aircraft. The first was the F6F Hellcat. For a list of all the aircraft, check out the infographic at right. Q: Are the Blue Angels all U.S. Navy pilots? A: No, the Blue Angels’ first Marine Corps pilot, Capt. Chuck Hiett, joined the team in 1954. At least one position has been reserved for a Marine ever since.
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November is Warrior Care Month From Commander, Navy Installations Command
ovember is designated as Warrior Care Month, a time to honor the courage, resilience and accomplishments of wounded, ill and injured service members, their families and their caregivers. The Navy is participating in activities to increase awareness of warrior care issues. Warrior Care Month, which is commemorated across all branches of military service, was established a decade ago when former Secretary of Defense Robert F. Gates declared it would be a Department of Defense effort aimed at increasing awareness of programs and resources available to wounded, ill and injured service members, their families, and those who care for them. The theme for Warrior Care Month is “A Show of Strength.” It celebrates the fortitude that wounded warriors – and their families – exhibit during their journey toward recovery. Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor is the Navy’s lead organization
for coordinating the nonmedical care of seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, and providing resources and support to their families. Through proactive leadership, the program provides individually-tailored assistance designed to optimize the success of the wounded warriors’ recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration activities. During recovery and rehabilitation, wounded warriors can experience heightened stress and a range of challenges because of changes to their physical or psychological condition. These issues can impact the rate of wounded warriors’ recovery and healing. To promote healing and an
acceptance of change, the Navy encourages regular contact with wounded warriors and their families to provide information on available resources. Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor: • Though November is Warrior Care Month, the Navy assists wounded warriors year-round. Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor, the Navy's wounded warrior support program, cares for them and their families every single day. • Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor provides a wide range of support services to wounded warriors recovering from serious illness or injury – beginning at bedside and continuing
2017 Warrior Games June 30-July 8 From CNIC
Wounded warrior athletes, representing the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard, and Special Operations, will compete in the 2017 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games, June 30-July 8 in Chicago, Ill. The Warrior Games began in 2010 as an introduction to adaptive sports for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans. For the first five years, the games were hosted by the U.S. Olympic Committee. Since 2015, each military service has rotated to lead the operational planning and coordination of the event. The U.S. Navy, in partnership with the City of Chicago, will host this year’s event. 2017 marks the first year the Warrior Games will be held entirely outside a military installation or a U.S. Olympic team training facility. More than 250 seriously wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans will participate in the competition.
They will go head-to-head in archery, cycling, shooting, field, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and wheelchair basketball, engaging in spirited competition and experiencing the healing power of sports. • The 2017 DoD Warrior Games athletes are proof that individuals can recover from a serious injury or illness and lead fulfilling, productive and inspiring lives. • The DoD Warrior Games uses sports to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect of those who serve their country. To participate in the DoD’s Military Adaptive Sports Program you must be enrolled in a military service wounded warrior program. Warrior Games team selections are made at individual Service’s Warrior Trials in the winter and spring of 2017. For information on partnership opportunities, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 433-4111.
throughout the rest of their lives. • Wounded warriors enrolled in Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor are assigned a regional nonmedical care management team that helps develop a Comprehensive Recovery Plan (CRP), which identifies short- and long-term recovery goals and lists strategies to achieve them. • Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor helps Sailors and Coast Guardsmen return to duty. When that’s not possible, the program works collaborawith federal tively agencies, including the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Labor, as well as state and local organizations, to ensure successful reintegration of service members back into their communities. Questions and answers: “What is the story behind Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor?” Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor provides Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, as well as their families, with non-medical care while they are recovering from serious illness or injury. Regional non-medical care providers tailor support to each enrolled service member’s recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration needs. The program allows service members and their families to focus on recovery without distractions. “How does a service member become enrolled in Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Har-
bor?” Sailors and Coast Guardsmen may self-refer to the program or be referred by a family member, their command leadership or their medical team. For questions on enrollment eligibility, call Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor’s toll-free line, 1-(855)-NAVY WWP (628-9997), or email email@example.com. “How many service members are enrolled in Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor?” Currently, more than 4,300 Sailors and Coast Guardsmen are enrolled in the program. “What is meant by care? non-medical What does that include?” Non-medical support includes pay and personnel issues; invitational travel orders; lodging and housing adaptation; child and youth care; transportation needs; legal and guardianship issues; education and training benefits; commissary and exchange access; respite care; traumatic brain injury/post-traumatic stress support services; and more. Regional non-medical care providers work with a wounded warrior and their medical team to develop a comprehensive recovery plan, which is designed to address the individual’s specific recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration goals. In addition, Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor provides transition support; enrollment does not conclude when a
service member is discharged from a medical treatment facility. “Where is Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor located?” The program is headquartered in Washington, D.C. Regional non-medical care providers are located at major Navy medical treatment facilities throughout the U.S., as well as at two VA Polytrauma Centers and the San Antonio Military Medical Center. “Who is eligible for enrollment in Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor?” The Navy defines a “wounded warrior” as a Sailor or Coast Guardsman who has a serious illness or injury requiring long-term care that may result in a Medical Evaluation Board/Physical Evaluation Board (MEB/PEB) to determine fitness for duty. Support is not limited to combat injuries. Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor also assists those battling serious illnesses or who are injured in accidents. “The Navy is scheduled to host the 2017 DoD Warrior Games. When and where will they be held?” The Navy will host the 2017 DoD Warrior Games in the city of Chicago from June 30-July 8. Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Franklin Parker made the announcement June 21. Visit this link for details: http:// www. navy.mil/submit/display.as p?story_id=95323.
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F-35 Lightning II testing begins on USS America From USS America (LHA 6) Public Affairs
ACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) – Five Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II aircraft landed on the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) Oct. 28. America will embark seven F-35Bs – two are scheduled to begin the third shipboard phase of developmental test (DTIII) and five are scheduled to conduct operational testing. America, the first ship of its class, is an aviationcentric platform that incorporates key design elements to accommodate the fifth-generation fighter. The ship’s design features several aviation caenhanced pabilities beyond previous amphibious assault ships which include an enlarged hangar deck, realignment and expansion of the aviation maintenance facilities, a significant increase in available stowage of parts and equipment, as well as increased aviation fuel capacity. America is capable of accommodating F-35Bs, MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, and a complement of Navy and Marine Corps helicopters. The third test phase
will evaluate F-35B Short Take-off Vertical Landing (STOVL) operations in a high-sea state, shipboard landings, and night operations. The cadre of flight test pilots, engineers, maintainers, and support personnel from the F-35 Patuxent River Integrated Test Force (ITF) are as- An F-35B Lightning II aircraft launches for the first time off the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS America signed to Air Test & Eval- (LHA 6). The F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) variant is the world’s first supersonic STOVL stealth airuation Squadron (VX) 23 craft. Photo by PO1 Benjamin Wooddy at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. figuration. VMX-1 will just to make sure every- tion’s force in readiness – mix of cargo and assault “It’s exciting to start be conducting OT opera- thing goes well. added regardless of the threat, helicopters,” the execution phase of tions focused on preparThe maintenance work and regardless of the lo- Davis. “America is able our detachment with ing maintenance crews will include the replace- cation of the battle,” said to support a wide specVMX-1 (Marine Opera- and pilots for the first de- ment of a lift fan, the spe- Lt. Gen. Jon Davis, trum of military operational Test and Evaluation ployment of the F-35B cialized equipment made deputy commandant for tions and missions, Squadron 1) on USS aboard USS Wasp (LHD by Rolls Royce and Pratt aviation, Marine Corps. including putting Marines America,” said Lt. Col. 1), scheduled to start in and Whitney that gives “As we modernize our ashore for combat operaTom Fields, F-35 Patux- just over a year.” the F-35B variant its short fixed-wing aviation assets tions, launching air ent River ITF GovernThe operational testing take-off, “jump jet” capa- for the future, the contin- strikes, keeping sea lanes ment Flight Test director will also include simulat- bility, Rowell said. ued development and free and open for the assigned to VX-23. “Dur- ing extensive mainteThe Marine Corps fielding of the short take- movement of global coming the next three weeks, nance aboard a ship, said variant of the F-35 Light- off and vertical landing, merce, and delivering huwe will be completing Col. George Rowell, ning II reached the fleet the F-35B remains the manitarian aid following critical flight test for both commanding officer of first, with the service de- centerpiece of this effort.” a natural disaster.” Developmental Test (DT) VMX-1, based at Marine claring initial operational For more information, “The America class of and Operational Test Corps Air Station Yuma, capability July 2015. amphibious assault ship visit www. navy.mil, www. (OT). The F-35 Pax River Ariz. “The F-35 Lightning II design enables it to carry facebook. com/usnavy, or ITF and VX-23 will be Rowell stated one of is the most versatile, a larger and more diverse www. twitter. com/usnavy. conducting DT work that the VMX jets on board agile, and technologi- complement of aircraft, For more news from will establish the bound- will be placed in the cally-advanced aircraft in including the tiltrotor USS America (LHA 6), aries of safe operation for hangar bay, taken apart, the skies today, enabling MV-22 Osprey, the new visit http://www. navy. the F-35B in the 3F con- and put together again, our Corps to be the na- F-35 Lightning II, and a mil/local/lha6/.
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Training Air Wing Five hosts Gulf Coast Fleet Fly In By Ens. Brittany Stephens NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs
aval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) and Training Air Wing Five (TraWing-5) hosted 22 aircraft Oct. 24-28 for the 27th Gulf Coast Fleet Fly-In.
Aviators and aircrew converged from across the country in Milton to share their aircraft, knowledge, and possibly a few sea stories with student military aviators (SMAs) and aviation enthusiasts. The fleet fly-in is the one time each year that student aviators in the rotary pipeline can experience mission ready helicopters of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. The fly-in commenced Oct. 24 with the arrival of the helicopters on base. The MH-60S Knighthawk, the MH-60R Seahawk, the H-53 Sea Stallion, the AH1W Super Cobra, the H-65 Dolphin, and the C-144 Ocean Sentry platforms represented the United States Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps in addition to several civilian helicopters. TraWing-5 officially opened the fly-in at the Na-
tional Naval Aviation Museum Oct. 25 with the playing of the national anthem and opening remarks from guest speakers. “Do not hesitate to reach out with questions,” stated Capt. Mark Murray, commodore of TraWing-5, to a group of student military aviators (SMAs) attending the opening ceremony. “And to the pilots, be receptive and responsive to these questions.” The ceremony was followed by a panel of senior officers participating in the fly-in. Students and instructors directed questions towards the panel regarding the general field of aviation and the individual officer’s specific experiences out in the fleet. The events served to welcome the visiting pilots and enabled students to interact with the visiting fleet officers. Throughout the week,
Student military aviators walk out to board a MH-53 onboard NAS Whiting Field. These students were given the opportunity to pilot the aircraft for the first time during the annual Gulf Coast Fleet Fly-In. Photo by Ens. Kyle Shields
the fly-in provided significant information towards the future careers of SMAs in the rotary pipeline. Students attended community briefs and social events Oct. 25-27 that enabled them to speak directly with the pilots and crews about the geographic locations and mission requirements of their respective platforms, in order to aid them in making better-informed choices with their aircraft selection. Students also familiarized themselves with the interior of the aircraft , followed by “orientation flights” under the instruction of the visiting aircrew
and pilots. They were allotted two flight windows Oct. 26-27. For many students, the opportunity to experience actual mission aircraft and not the typical training helicopter was an exciting prospect. “It’s smoother and more powerful than the 57. And it was a lot of fun,” says Ens. Zack Wallace, who flew the MH-60S Oct. 26. Wallace also spoke to the MH-60S pilots and crew about their mission. “It is definitely influential for my decision.” While Wallace enjoyed his flight in the MH-60S, he feels he will be satisfied with any helicopter when it
comes time for his selection. Instructor pilots based out of NAS Whiting Field also participated in the flyin. Several took advantage of the opportunity to fly civilian helicopters during scheduled flight windows during Oct. 25-27. Instructor pilots also attended the scheduled briefs to keep in touch with their respective communities and reach out to fellow aviators. Squadrons also participated in a flight skills competition Oct. 26. One helicopter of instructor pilots from NASWF represented their respective squadrons in performing
three maneuvers: an autorotation, hovering to lift an external load, and popping a water balloon under a skid. The winning squadron takes a trophy home until the next skills competition, encouraging friendly competition between the squadrons. This year, HT-8 took the trophy. The helicopters and their crews departed NAS Whiting Field Oct. 28 after a successful week of dialogue and training. “The fly-in promoted naval aviation, it informed prospective pilots, and it’s a good time,” stated Lt. James Cozby, an instructor pilot.
Gulf Power and NASWF partner to bring energy savings to the installation By Jay Cope NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs Officer
Standing in front of a 20-foot-tall helicopter simulator, Gulf Power’s General Manager of Marketing and Sales Foster Ware III, shook hands with NAS Whiting Field (NASWF) Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Bahlau, signifying the start of a Utility Energy Service Contract (UESC) project that will help the installation conserve energy and provide for more efficient use of tax dollars well into the future. The $9.8 million project is the largest single conservation project for any Department of Defense facility in the area through Gulf Power. When completed, the contract will shave 15 percent off the
installation’s energy usage. “This project advances many of our strategic energy initiatives,” Bahlau stated. “It reduces our energy footprint, enhances our energy resiliency, and enables us to reprioritize the savings to advance our operational priorities for years to come.” Roughly 92 percent of NAS Whiting Field’s main complex will be affected by the UESC. This encompasses 53 facilities and more than one million square feet of workspaces. Best of all, the contract enables almost $500,000 a year in energy savings that can be reutilized to support operational priorities. The UESC encompasses a variety of energy saving initiatives under one con-
tract. Projects will involve replacing fluorescent light bulbs with LED tubes in 41 buildings, installing low-flow water fixtures in 26 buildings, heating and air conditioning improvements, an expansion of the energy management control system, and providing low voltage electrical transformers. The accumulation of these projects will save 17,000 MBTUs annual which equates to 350 houses worth of energy. They will also save 26 million gallons of water reducing the installations consumption the amount that 180 households would use in a year. The helicopter simulator building was selected as the location for the kick-off of the UESC as the largest single project will be a virtual chiller plant that will link
the cooling units from four different simulator buildings and enable them to work as a collective unit. A new, high-efficiency magnetic bearing chiller will be incorporated into the virtual chiller plant. The set-up will enable the units to cool the buildings more efficiently while protecting the buildings and electronic equipment should any one unit stop functioning. “It goes back to being a partner in the community and being committed to customer service,” Gulf Power’s Energy Services Supervisor Chris Hood emphasized. “Reducing the amount of energy the Navy buys helps us act as a true partner in meeting their energy conservation goals.”
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Angel Giving Tree project kicking off The Navy Exchange (NEX) Pensacola Mall has scheduled a tree-lighting ceremony for the Angel Giving Tree project for 10 a.m. Nov. 14. The Pensacola NEX is partnering with NASP Corry Station Chaplain Jason Dillon in support of this year’s Angel Giving Tree project. The project supports military children in need of holiday wishes to come true. Angel ornaments adorn a christmas tree in the front mall entrance. Each ornament includes the school name, child’s age and their wish list. Patrons may choose an angel from the giving tree and sign up at the mall’s customer service desk. The unwrapped gifts and angel ornament are due back to customer service no later than Dec. 11. For more information, call Andrea Beck at 4588811.
Child care centers offer new hours New hours have been announced for the NASP Youth Center and the Child Development centers on NASP and NASP Corry Station. Effective Nov. 7, the hours are 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Children can not exceed 12 hours of care per day. For more information, call 452-2417.
Pearl Harbor focus of exhibit Pensacola State College graphic design students are commemorating the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor with the senior exhibit at the National Naval Aviation Museum. The public is invited to meet the artists at an opening reception at 10 a.m. today, Nov. 11, at the museum. The exhibit will be on display through Dec. 14. The museum is free and open to the public 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Students featured in the show are Lauren Dawson, Danielle Engert, Kelli Gomez, Jessie Knott, Amber Sidner, Jordan Sullivan and Shaun Tull. Their research on the events and aftermath of Dec. 7, 1941, are reflected in their artwork. For more information, call Graphic Design Program Coordinator Mark Hopkins at 4841087.
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. • “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/.
Schooner to make a stop in Pensacola
A replica of the schooner America will be berthed at Plaza de Luna Nov. 11-12. Dockside public tours to benefit local non-profits will cost $5 per person. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today, Nov. 11, and 10 a.m. to noon tomorrow, 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 of Mexico. Trips are scheduled for 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.
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.vet center.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 Dan-
gerous.” 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.
Navy Lodge ready for holiday season
For the holiday season you can make the Navy Lodge the destination of choice for out-of-town guests. “Navy Lodges offer a great value with our spacious guest rooms, family suites, fully equipped kitchens, free Wi-Fi, and many other amenities,” said Navy Lodge Pensacola general manager, Carla Gutierrez. “Navy Lodge Pensacola also allows pets to stay with their owners so guests don’t need to worry about leaving their pets home alone during the holidays.” The authorized patron of the Navy Lodge will need to be present to check in the guest. To make a reservation for any of the 39 Navy Lodges worldwide, call toll free at 1 (800) 628-9466 or log onto navy-lodge.com. For other military lodging options, go to dodlodging.com.
NEX announces dates for tent sale The Navy Exchange (NEX) Pensacola Mall has scheduled a Tent Sale event from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 9-12 and Nov. 15-18 at 5600 Highway 98 West. The event will feature random products at reduced prices. For more information, call 458-8250.
Coin collectors plan Nov. 17 meeting
Members of the Pensacola Coin Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant, 630 North Navy Blvd. There will be a presentation, and a coin auction will be conducted after the meeting. There is no cost to attend unless you plan to have dinner. For more information, call Mark Cummings at 332-6491.
Some park facilities closing for winter
Gulf Islands National Seashore officials have announced the seasonal closure of some facilities due to reduced visitation during the winter months. Opal Beach picnic pavilion restrooms at clusters C and D will be closed for the season. Restrooms at clusters A and E will be opened for permitted activities only (visit https://www.nps.gov/guis/planyourvisit/permits-reservations.htm for more information). Clusters B and F restrooms remain open year round. All other facilities in Florida will remain open on normal schedules. For more information about Gulf Islands National Seashore go to www.nps.gov/guis.
Problem-solving training offered
“Moving Forward,” problem-solving training to help achieve life’s goals, is being offered 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 29 by the Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast. The educational life coaching program teaches practical problem-solving skills to help you set reasonable life goals, be creative in coming up with good solutions, make better decisions, and know what steps to take when things are not going well. It can also help you overcome low motivation, negative moods and negative attitudes. The training session will take place at the NAS Pensacola Chapel’s J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg. 634. Active-duty military, reservists, veterans, retirees and civilian employees are eligible to attend. Register now, space is limited. Deadline to register is Nov. 23. For more information or to register, contact CREDO facilitator Tony Bradford at 452-2093 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CREDO marriage seminar announced
A marriage enrichment workshop is scheduled for Dec. 9 at the J.B. McKamey Center classrooms, Bldg. 634. The workshop is being presented by the Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast. Topics include love languages, personality types, communication skills, problem solving and goal setting. All legally married active-duty service members and their spouses are eligible to attend. For more information or to register, contact the NAS Pensacola Chapel at 452-2093 or e-mail email@example.com.
Center offering test marathon sessions
Coastline’s National Test Center will present a CLEP and DSST test marathon sessions Dec. 1-9. The center is located onboard NAS Pensacola in Bldg. 634, Suite 23 – the former Navy College office. Testing without reservation will be offered from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Testers need to bring two forms of identification and the registration ticket for CLEP exams. For more information, contact Wendy Spradlin at at 455-9577 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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NAS Pensacola command’s Civilians of the Quarter See page B2 Spotlight
Getting choked up: American Cancer Society’s 41th annual Dangers of second-hand smoke
From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Secondhand smoke is dangerous. The Surgeon General of the United States, working with a team of leading health experts, studied how breathing secondhand tobacco smoke affects you. What is secondhand smoke? When a person smokes near you, you breathe secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke is the combination of smoke from the burning end of the cigarette and the smoke breathed out by smokers. Whether you are young or old, healthy or sick, secondhand smoke is dangerous. What we now know: • There is no safe amount of secondhand smoke. Breathing even a little secondhand smoke can be dangerous. • Breathing secondhand smoke is a known cause of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Children are also more likely to have lung problems, ear infections and severe asthma from being around smoke. • Secondhand smoke causes heart disease and lung cancer. • Separate “no smoking” sections do not protect you from secondhand smoke. • Many states and communities have passed laws making workplaces, public places, restaurants and bars smoke-free. But millions of children and adults still breathe secondhand smoke in their homes, cars, workplaces and in public places. More facts and advice are available from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at www. cdc. gov/ tobacco.
November 17, 2016 From www.cancer.org
very year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society (ACS) Great American Smokeout. They may use the date to make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that day.
The Great American Smokeout event challenges people to stop using tobacco and helps people know about the many tools they can use to help them quit and stay quit. In many towns and communities, local volunteers use this event to publicize the need to quit, and press for laws that control tobacco use and discourage teens from starting, and support people who want to quit. It’s hard to quit tobacco. Research shows that smokers are most successful in kicking the habit when they have support, such as: • Telephone smoking-cessation hotlines. • Stop-smoking groups. • Online quit groups. • Counseling. • Nicotine replacement products. • Prescription medicine to
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The idea for the Great American Smokeout grew from a 1970 event in Randolph, Mass., at which Arthur P. Mullaney asked people to give up cigarettes for a day and donate the money they would have spent on cigarettes to a high school scholarship fund. Then, in 1974, Lynn R. Smith, editor of the Monticello Times in Minnesota, spearheaded the state’s first D-Day, or Don’t Smoke Day. The idea caught on, and on Nov. 18, 1976, the California Division of the American Cancer Society got nearly 1 million smokers to quit for the day. That California event marked the first Great American Smokeout, and the ACS took the program nationwide in 1977. Since then, there have been dramatic changes in the way society views tobacco advertising and tobacco use. Many public places and work
areas are now smoke-free – this protects non-smokers and supports smokers who want to quit. About 40 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the world. While cigarette smoking rates have dropped (from 42 percent in 1965 to 17 percent in 2014), cigar, pipe and hookah – other dangerous and addictive ways to smoke tobacco – are very much on the rise. Smoking kills people – there’s no “safe” way to smoke tobacco. Quitting smoking has immediate and long-term benefits at any age. Quitting is hard, but you can increase your chances of success with help. Getting help through counseling or medications can double or triple the chances of quitting successfully. Quit smoking – Nov. 17.
Quitting smoking? Naval Hospital Pensacola can help From Naval Hospital Pensacola
Naval Hospital Pensacola’s (NHP’s) Health Promotion and Wellness Department provides individual tobacco cessation counseling for those desiring to quit
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lessen cravings. • Guide books. • Encouragement and support from friends and family members. Using two or more of these measures to quit smoking works better than using any one of them alone. For example, some people use a prescription medicine along with nicotine replacement. Other people may use as many as three or four of the methods listed above. How the Great American Smokeout began: The Smokeout event has helped dramatically change Americans’ attitudes about smoking. These changes have led to community programs and smoke-free laws that are now saving lives in many states. Annual Great American Smokeout events began in the 1970s, when smoking and secondhand smoke were commonplace.
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tobacco for good. The counseling is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries and appointments can be made by calling 505-7243. Beneficiaries enrolled to a Medical Home Port Team can also speak to their provider about methods for
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quitting. Tobacco use is a significant contributor to cancer and one of the leading causes of death among the U.S. population. The health risks far outweigh the addiction.
Jokes & Groaners Smoking isn’t funny, but(t) ... Nicotine patches are great. Stick one over each eye and you can’t find your cigarettes. – author unknown. The bus driver announced that smoking is prohibited on the bus, and punishable by a fine of several hundred dollars. Suddenly, a baby starts crying. “Come on kid,” the bus driver said “you’re only 6 months old, you can make it without a cigarette.” Q: What’s the result of smoking too much? A: Coffin. “Nicotine addiction is like an itch. If you itch, it's nice to scratch it. But better to have no itch at all.” – Attributed to the Dalai Lama “It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.” – author unknown. The best way to stop smoking is to carry wet matches. “Habit is stronger than reason.” – George Sanayana
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NAS Pensacola command’s Civilians of the Quarter From staff reports
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second quarter 2016 in a ceremony held Sept. 21 in Bldg. 1504. NASP Public Affairs Office’s Cathy Whitney was selected as the Senior CoQ; Fleet and Family Support Center’s (FFSC) David Schlagheck was chosen as Junior CoQ. According to her nomination, Whitney’s work with visiting groups helped facilitate the base’s community relations efforts. “Your efforts coordinating and providing tours to 150 teenagers and 30 adult chaper-
ones representing the organization of black aerospace professionals in cooperation with the Navy Office of Community Outreach and Delta airlines ensured the success of this vital program. “Your meticulous planning and management of the Naval Air Station Pensacola Memorial Day service at the Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel significantly contributed to the holiday observances in remembrance of
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our nation’s heroes. This event was attended by multiple community leaders, commanding officers and local officials, all of which expressed laudatory comments for the professionalism and organization of the ceremony. Accepting every challenge, you took full responsibility and flawlessly coordinated a visit from the Cobb
County (Atlanta, Ga.) Chamber of Commerce, attended by 25 representatives from Georgia. “Your performance and devotion to duty have been in keeping with highest traditions of the United States naval service. It is with great pleasure that I congratulate you on a job well done.” In his nomination, Schlagheck
was commended for an outstanding solo performance in his department. “As the lone information and referral (I&R) representative interviewed during the most recent emergency family assistance center inspection, your exceptional subject matter knowledge and professionalism earned high praise from the entire inspection team. “Your dedication was instrumental in marketing multiple programs to a diverse customer base, and assisting (more than) 3,800 clients with I&R information. Committed to continued growth, you readily assumed additional collateral duties such as combined federal campaign coordinator, and logistics team leader. A visionary leader, you provided information on effective programs current with today’s needs for our military personnel and families with accuracy and attention to detail.”
Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training holds change of command From Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Public Affairs
The Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) held a change of command ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola Oct. 27. Capt. Terrence E. Hammond turned over responsibilities to Capt. Eric J. Simon during the two-hour ceremony, at which Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) Chief of Staff Capt. Mike Whitt presided.
Hammond, who served as the CNATT commanding officer since July 2015, oversaw the delivery of 560 courses at 27 different locations during his 18-month tenure, graduating more than 110,000 students annually. “Thank you for allowing me the privilege to serve and be called your commanding officer,” he said. “The Sailors who are coming through our doors are prepared and ready to meet the challenges they will face, and that’s due to the tireless dedication, relentless efforts and wealth of knowledge the CNATT team
possesses.” During the ceremony, Hammond was presented the Legion of Merit, an award he attributed to the dedication of the hundreds of CNATT domain Sailors, Marines and civilian employees to ensuring quality training for aircraft maintainers. Under Hammond’s leadership, CNATT earned the 2015 NETC Learning Center Training Excellence Award, in addition to training excellence awards in the functional categories of logistics management and curriculum management.
Hammond also authored a revised Training Requirements Reviews Process, which enabled aviation training commands to quickly identify and resolve fleet skill and training gaps. He was also instrumental in the Chief of Naval Operation’s Ready Relevant Learning and Sailor 2025 initiative, forming a Ready Relevant Learning innovation cell and a Block Learning Analysis Process that introduced the first rating review process of all the NETC learning centers. Hammond retired from active duty after more than 28 years of service.
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UWF lecture series continues with Spanish poet From the University of West Florida
he University of West Florida College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities will continue its 2016-17 Experience UWF Downtown lecture series Nov. 15 with Dr. Raquel Lanseros – poet, translator and one of the most awarded and recognized voices of Spanish contemporary poetry. Lanseros, a visiting instructor with the UWF world languages program, will present “Different Languages, Different Names: Poetry as a Universal Fact and the Power of Translation” at the Museum of Commerce, 201 E. Zaragoza St. The event is free and open to the public, with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and the lecture at 6 p.m. During the lecture, Lanseros will delve into the process and challenges of translating Spanish poetry into
English. With bilingual readings of her own poetry, Lanseros will offer insight into how literature offers a cultural richness to readers when presented in different languages. Lanseros also plans to cover topics that will focus on deepening the understanding of poetic expression. Considered one of the most outstanding figures of contemporary poetry in the Spanish language, Lanseros has received multiple
awards for her work, such as the Unicaja Poetry Prize, the Antonio Machado in Baeza Prize and the Jaen Poetry Prize. Approximately 200 critics from Lanseros more than 100 universities – including Harvard, Oxford, Columbia and Princeton – have named her the most relevant Spanish-language female poet born after 1970. Her books include “Diary of a Gleam,” “The Eyes of the Mist” and “Small Thorns Are Small,” which was a 2014 best-seller in Spain. As a member of the global literary community, Lanseros participates in
poetic creation workshops, courses, festivals and literary events around the world. She often collaborates with prestigious international literary and cultural magazines, and her work has been partially translated into numerous languages. Lanseros received a doctorate in didactics of language and literature and a master’s degree in social communication from the University of Almería in Spain. The next Experience UWF Downtown lecture, “Archaeology of the Luna Expedition in Pensacola,” is scheduled to be presented Feb. 1 by the UWF Division of Anthropology and Archaeology. For the full series schedule and information, go to more uwf.edu/downtownlectures.
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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.
A new exhibit at the T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum features memorabilia from Trader Jonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s.
Story, photo from UWF Historic Trust
An exhibit about Trader Jonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, an iconic Pensacola bar that closed in 2003, recently opened at the T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum. The exhibit created by the University of West Florida Historic Trust will be on display at the museum for the next three years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We hope that this exhibit brings back fond memories for those who visited Trader Jonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s,â&#x20AC;? said Robert Overton, executive director of the UWF Historic Trust. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We also feel that Trader Jonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s was a memorial to our military and naval aviation in particular, and hope that this new exhibit will serve as one, too.â&#x20AC;? Located on the museumâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s second floor, the exhibit opens with the front door of the bar and features memorabilia from
the Trader Jon collection, including model airplanes, flight suits and signed photos of celebrities. Other highlights of the exhibit include a replica bar, as well as a miniaturized re-creation of the barâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Blue Angels Museum room and video recordings of the legend himself, Martin â&#x20AC;&#x153;Trader Jonâ&#x20AC;? Weissman. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This exhibit is unique in that it will resonate not only with the local community, but also with those service members who frequented Trader Jonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s while they were stationed in Pensacola and are now spread across the globe,â&#x20AC;? said Dr. Brendan Kelly, vice president for University Advancement and CEO of the Historic Trust. Trader Jonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s opened on Jan. 1, 1953. Weissman, a Brooklyn native and Army veteran, operated bars in Miami and Key West before settling in Pensacola. Located at 511 Palafox
St. in downtown Pensacola, the bar was known for its unique atmosphere that matched its eccentric owner. The bar welcomed celebrities such as Elizabeth Taylor, Prince Andrew, John Wayne and Bob Hope and featured a collection of military memorabilia including more than 10,000 items valued at more than $2 million. When the bar closed, the Pensacola law firm of Aylstock, Witkin and Sasser purchased the memorabilia collection and donated it to the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation. It was later transferred to the University of West Florida. The museum is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, go to www.historic pensacola.org.
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â&#x20AC;˘ Aquatics: The indoor pool, located in Bldg. 3828, is open for winter. MWR Aquatics has new programs for swimmers of all ages and skill levels. With everything from water polo to aqua aerobics, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s never a bad time to jump in. The active duty skill-swim class is now a free program for active-duty military members looking to improve on their strokes. Open to all authorized patrons, the masters program has a new set rate of $30 for military, DoD and â&#x20AC;˘ Holiday golf: The contractors. For Christmas Golf Classic more information, is scheduled for Dec. 3 call 452-9429. â&#x20AC;˘ Karate Class: at A.C. Read Golf NASP School of Course. Tee times will Karate, Shotokan be 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. FeaKarate classes tures 27 holes â&#x20AC;&#x201C; nine are offered at hole scramble, nine Portside Gym, hole best ball and nine Bldg. 627. Karate- hole modified alternate Do, the Japanese shot. $155 per team ( 2 method of self de- person teams). Limited fense, uses un- to first 90 paid teams. armed capabilities Team handicap must of the human be within eight strokes body. The instruc- of each other. Teams tor, Sensei John will be flighted by handWynne, has more icap. For more informathan 40 years of tion, call 452-2454. experience. Classes open to active-duty, retirees, reservists, DoD and family members ages 9 and older for $20 ($22 for DoD) per month. For information or to register, call 291-0940, 452-7810 or 452-7813. â&#x20AC;˘ FootGolf: A.C. Read Golf Course has a FootGolf Course. Cost is $9 for military and guests, $10 for DoD and guests and $5 or age 17 and younger. For more information, call 452-2454. 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;˘ Auto repairs: NASP Corry Station, Bldg. 1006, is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Closed on holidays. Do vehicle repairs yourself. The Auto Skills Center has tools, manuals (online), equipment and lifts, as well as staff to assist. Lift rates $6 an hour or $30 per day. For information, call 452-6542. 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 bring home from school. The surveys help local school districts receive federal aid for students. For more information, go to www.militaryfamily.org/featured-news/whats-the-bigdeal-about-impact-aid.html? â&#x20AC;˘ Get ready to run: Radfordâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Twisted Tri is scheduled for Nov. 16. For more information, call 452-9845.
â&#x20AC;&#x153;Middle School: The Worst Years of My LIfe,â&#x20AC;? PG, 5 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Accountant,â&#x20AC;? R, 7 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Miss Peregrineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Home for Peculiar Childrenâ&#x20AC;? (2D), PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Kevin Hart: What Now,â&#x20AC;? R, 8 p.m.
â&#x20AC;&#x153;Middle School: The Worst Years of My LIfe,â&#x20AC;? PG, noon; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Miss Peregrineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Home for Peculiar Childrenâ&#x20AC;? (2D), PG-13, 2 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Birth of a Nation,â&#x20AC;? R, 4:30 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Accountant,â&#x20AC;? R, 7 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Masterminds,â&#x20AC;? PG-13, 12:30 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Deepwater Horizon,â&#x20AC;? PG-13, 2:30 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Magnificent Seven,â&#x20AC;? PG-13, 5 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Kevin Hart: What Now,â&#x20AC;? R, 7:40 p.m.
â&#x20AC;&#x153;Fantastic Beasts,â&#x20AC;? PG-13, 11 a.m. (free admission); â&#x20AC;&#x153;Kevin Hart: What Now,â&#x20AC;? R, 5:30 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Girl on the Train,â&#x20AC;? R, 7:30 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Miss Peregrineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Home for Peculiar Childrenâ&#x20AC;? (2D), PG-13, noon; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Storksâ&#x20AC;? (2D), PG, 2:30 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Magnificent Seven,â&#x20AC;? PG-13, 4:30 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Accountant,â&#x20AC;? R, 7:10 p.m.
â&#x20AC;&#x153;Storksâ&#x20AC;? (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Birth of a Nation,â&#x20AC;? R, 7 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Masterminds,â&#x20AC;? PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Kevin Hart: What Now,â&#x20AC;? R, 7:30 p.m.
â&#x20AC;&#x153;Storksâ&#x20AC;? (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Miss Peregrineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Home for Peculiar Childrenâ&#x20AC;? (3D), PG-13, 7:10 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Deepwater Horizon,â&#x20AC;? PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Girl on the Train,â&#x20AC;? R, 7:30 p.m.
â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Accountant,â&#x20AC;? R, 5 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Deepwater Horizon,â&#x20AC;? PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Storksâ&#x20AC;? (2D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Magnificent Seven,â&#x20AC;? PG-13, 7:10 p.m.
â&#x20AC;&#x153;Storksâ&#x20AC;? (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Accountant,â&#x20AC;? R, 7 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Middle School: The Worst Years of My LIfe,â&#x20AC;? PG, 5:30 p.m.; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Kevin Hart: What Now,â&#x20AC;? R, 7:30 p.m.
Liberty program events at NAS Pensacola and Corry Station target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. You must sign up in advance for off-base trips. For more information, call 452-2372 or go to http://naspensacola-mwr.com.
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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.
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: • AmVets ... Understanding Your VA Benefits: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nov. 23. The veterans service organization, AmVets (or American Veterans), sponsors many programs that offer help to veterans and their families. To register for seminar or for more information, call 452-5609. • Emergency preparedness: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 18. 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.
• Parenting Tips for Blended Families: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Nov. 21. A discussion of the challenges and joys of living in a blended family. All military parents welcome. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs e-benefits workshop: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 16. A resource guide to all online veteran’s benefits. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • New spouse and newcomer class: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 18. Workshop will help spouses prepare for their responsibilities and acquaint them with military and community resources. For more information or to register, call 452-5609.
Community Outreach If you are interested in participating in some volunteer activities, contact the NASP Community Outreach office. • Pensacola Marathon: Pensacola Sports needs help Nov. 11-13 setting up for marathon. The race is on Nov. 13 and food/beverages will be provided on all three days. • Junior Achievement: Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida needs volunteers
for the 2016-2017 school year. The organization educates young people about business, economics and free enterprise. For more information, go to www.janwfl.org. The outreach office keeps track of volunteer hours. You need to report any hours of volunteer work to receive due recognition. For information, call 452-2532 or e-mail nasp_ comm_outreach@Navy.mil.
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Experienced with horses? Enjoy a horse away from home. Milton, Fla. Gail @850-217-6522.
Bullet proof vest. Second chance model. Stops all pistol. Medium size. $60. 454-9486.
2014 Camry, like new condition. Had all checks, includes backup camera. Clean with no defects. Moving; can’t take with me. $13,900 obo call or text 850-3771977.
C l a s s i c 1bedroom/1bath cottage located downtown only blocks from Palafox, ballpark, 15mins. from NAS. 10’ ceilings, hardwood floors throughout. Fenced-in tropical yard. Wa s h e r / d r y e r / security system. $875/month. 850-529-9137.
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.
4BR/2BA home w/ 10x16 shed near Corry/ NAS. Fenced yard, carport newly, remodeled. No smoking or pets. $890/Mo, $890 dep. Contact Fred 850-529-9421.
Horse farm w/ lighted riding arena 4.9 acres. Renovated. 2/2 mobile home. Elberta, AL. 850455-5031. Info/ pics. $167,000.
Selma B-Flat Clarinet. One Wanted: Sig year old. Asking P229 DAK in $150, call 698.40, Sig P250 in 1752. .40, or Rem. 12 ga Shotgun. Call For sale, one slightly used 850-619-0544. 12’ Perception Employment fishing kayak Employment with some acUSCG Boat cessories, but no Captain with paddle. Contact towing endorse- seller by phone ment experience or email to arwith small boat range inspection. operations/ma- 850-619-1553. rine towing preferable. Recently Pulsar PC 2000IS retired USCG or Portable generaNavy with Me- tor w solid aluchanical/Boat- minum storage ing experience a box. $600. Never plus. Knowledge used. PH: 850of Pensacola 549-3549. area and ability New to work holidays Brand and weekends Women’s Mizunecessary. Call no Wave CreKathy or Mac at ation-18 Running Shoes, Turquoise 453-3775. and Pink, Size Garage Sales 8. Purchased for Garage Sales $150, will sell for Yard Sale / $70 or B.O. Call Fundraiser. Youth 757-650-3898 sponsored at Pleasant Grove Boat Slip and Baptist Church, Lift with remote 9301 Gulf Beach located at LandHwy. Pensacola, Fall Pensacola. slipFl 32507. Sat- Closest urday, Novem- page to the Pass. ber 12th from 10,000 lbs Lift. Asking $21,000. 7-11am. 404-729-0178. Articlesfor forSale Sale Articles Paradigm SubRifle. Savage woofer in excelModel 11. 308 lent shape retails cal. New in the for $579 will sacbox. Bull barrel, rifice for $200. adjustable trigger. Call or text 850Very adaptable 313-9883 caliber for long or short range. $300. E l e c t r o l u x washer and Rop497-1167. er dryer, both in Pilot helmet. good shape, askAutographed by ing $100. Each UN Team. Sev- or both for $150. eral rare patches. Charles 850-453$150. Also have 8499. two headsets, latest technology. One streams music while listening. $200 for all. 497-1167.
2016 Nissan Altima. 1owner4mos. Automatic. Jade brown, clean. Charcoal interior. Pics avail. Backup camera. Tinted. Must sell quickly. $21,000. 850629-8848.
3br/2ba, large fenced back yard w/big storage shed. End cul de sac so no thru traffic. Close to NAS backTrucks/SUVs gate 8mi. $850/ Trucks/Vans/ month. 850-4582003 Dodge Ram 9692. 1500, Hemi enRent: gine, 214,000mi. For Hunter-green w/ 3 b r m / 2 b a t h . b l a c k - l e a t h e r 1315sqft. Brookinterior, infin- side Townhomes ity sound system. off of 9th Ave. Single owner, ex- Close to schools, cellent condition. mall, hospitals. Your mechanic $925/month plus can check be- deposit. Availfore sale. $4,500. able Jan.1 2017. Contact Cindi at 850-418-2109. 850-304-5673. Motorcycles Motorcycles 2br/1bth brick 2006 Harley home. Close to Sportster Black. C o r r y / N A S P. 15K miles. $ 6 5 0 / m o n t h , deposit. $6700. New Flu- $600 ids, tires, battery, Fenced yard w/ shed. etc. Custom: ta- outdoor chometer, 2-seat- Tenant responer, 4.5G tank, etc. sible for utilities. Call 850-455- Non-refundable pet deposit $75. 3950. After 3pm call/ text 850-525Misc Misc 6803. For sale. 2113 new Travel Trailer. Brand The bluebook is 3BR/2BA brick Fenced 28k we will sell home. for $24,000 or yard/covered pabest offer. 850- tio. Tiled shower, granite counter206-8598. tops/Stainless steel appliances. got something Wa s h e r / d r y e r. to sell? Lillian, Alabama, close to call 850.433.1166 Pensacola NAS/ Corey Station. ext. 29 $1350/month. for more info l e s a g r e e n @ ymail.com
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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 garage, 10lbs and under. 4/2, fenced, all appli850-324-5512. ances, Emerald W a t e r f r o n t Shores, immacuavailable 1BR/1BA condo late, located 4 miles now, $1400 a from NAS Pen- month. 712-6562. sacola. $750 per For Sale month. Call 850- For Sale 982-9800 for adBrick home, ditional info. 2005, 4/2 MillEstates, 4/2 Home in view Chandelle Lakes 3572 total sf, from subdivision. Near minutes back gate of NAS. NAS back gate, New carpet. Have custom home on inground pool but premium lot, turn needs liner. Rent key ready, asking call 1500 w/o pool or $230,000. pool 2000. 850- Mike 850-2818660. 207-7875.
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 @380-1193. Lots Lots Lot for MH or House 90X165 Ft Water meter/sewer. Warrington Area Own Fin $1,500 Down Pmt $166 monthly. Can work w/you on down payment. 850-712-2199.
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