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Vol. 78, No. 45

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Big crowd turns out for Blue Angels NAS Pensacola marks 100 years with the team’s homecoming air show; see pages 4-5 for photos Story, photo by Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

The Blue Angels closed out the 2014 season in spectacular fashion with the annual homecoming air show Nov. 7-9 at Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP). An estimated 189,000 enthusiastic fans turned out for the three-day event, which included a practice run and two full shows at Forrest Sherman Field. The show, part of the yearlong celebration for the 100th anniversary of NAS Pensacola, also marked the first time the U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron has performed a Sunday Show at NASP. “This year marks the centennial anniversary of NAS Pensacola, so literally Pensacola has supported us for 100 years,” said NAS public affairs officer Patrick Nichols. “This air show is our way of saying ‘thank you’ to the city, county and surrounding areas for their continued support.” The Blue Angels gave

68 performances at 35 locations in 2014. The Pensacola show was a definite treat for hometown fans after the team was grounded for much of 2013 due to sequestration cuts. “Everybody missed the Blue Angels when they weren’t here last year, so this makes it that much more special,” Nichols said. The weekend began with the Blue Angels parked on the flight line for a special night show featuring pyrotechnic acts and fireworks culminating in the “wall of fire” – an explosion of flames behind the F/A-18 Hornet jets. The Blues were the main attraction on the official show days along with the team’s C-130 Hercules transport known as “Fat Albert.” The show also featured a number of other military and civilian acts. Highlights included the Budweiser Clydesdales, the flame-throwing Shockwave Jet Truck driven by Neal Darnell and U.S. Air Force Academy Wings of

The Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration team, prepare for take off Nov. 8 during the 2014 homecoming air show at Naval Air Station Pensacola. An estimated 189,000 people turned out for the three-day event, which was part of the yearlong celebration for the 100th anniversary of NAS Pensacola. The team preformed a practice run and two full shows at Forrest Sherman Field.

Blue Skydiving Team. Aerobatics performers included John Klatt in his “Screamin’ Sasquatch” Jet Waco, David Martin in his Brietling CAP 232, Roger Buis in “Otto the Helicopter” and Gene Soucy with wing walker Teresa Stokes. There also were 50 static displays. Many people stopped by to get a look

at an F-35C Lightning II fighter from the U.S. Navy Strike Fighter Squadron 101 (VFA-101), which is based at Eglin. VFA-101 Executive Officer Cmdr. David Dorn, who was on hand with other members of the squadron to answer questions, said it marked the first time the plane was on display to the public.

The homecoming show in Pensacola also marks the beginning of the new season for the Blue Angels, said MC2 Andrea Perez, Blue Angels public affairs assistant lead petty officer. New incoming pilots and support personnel will begin training, she said. Pilots who are leaving are Navy Lt. Cmdr. John Hiltz,

Marine Capt. Brandon Cordill and Navy Lt. Cmdr. David Tickle; and the three new pilots are Navy Lt. Matt Suyderhous, Navy Lt. Andrew Talbott and Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss. Tickle said he was going to miss being with the

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NETSAFA hosts Indonesian senior military delegation By Lt.j.g. Mike Hathaway NETC PAO

A group of senior military officers from Indonesia, including six admirals and one brigadier general, visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola Nov. 5-6 as part of a tour of four naval installations across the United States. Following a welcome by Rear Adm. Mike White, commanding officer of Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), and Capt. Doug Heady, commanding officer of Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA), the visitors were briefed on NETSAFA’s mission coordinating training support to international governments and organizations, to include aviation training to all foreign national flight students. “The visit, briefings, and command discussions provided a valuable window into U.S. naval aviation education and training, and will serve to assist in development of similar programs for the Indonesian Navy,” said Heady. “This is of increasing importance as the Indonesian Navy undergoes force moderniza-

Cmdr. Robert Higgins, director of NAS Pensacola’s Aviation Survival Training Center (ASTC), explains escape techniques from submerged aircraft to a group of senior military officers from Indonesia, following a demonstration of the “helo dunker.” Photo by Mike O’Connor

tion and seeks to increase their operational capacity.” The afternoon included command briefs and tours

of both Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC) and Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), allowing the visitors to meet with both schools’ commanding officers. NASC and NATTC provide the academic and technical training to prepare aviators and aviation technicians, both officer and enlisted, for the fleet. Before their departure to Naval Air Station (NAS) Pautuxent River, Md., the next stop on their tour of Naval installations, the group was given the opportunity to see aviation survival swim facilities including the “helo dunker” which trains personnel to escape from an aircraft in the water. All flight students, including foreign nationals, must successfully complete water survival training in order to advance to the next phase of flight training. Maj. Jeff Pogue, from the Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC) Indonesia, was very impressed with the group’s visit to the Pensacola area. “Being able to see first-hand the full spectrum of aviation maintenance training, personnel management

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It was worth it, ʻbecause the world is still freeʼ … World War II veteran Fred Reichmann (left) attended the Veterans Day Parade in downtown Pensacola Nov. 11. Reichmann, today 90 years old, served as a waist gunner onboard Boeing B-17 bomber aircraft in the 303rd Bomb Group, 358th Squadron, based in England. Tech Sgt. Reichmann flew 28 missions from 1944 to 1945, hitting such targets as Berlin, Leipzig and the Rhur valley. “Anything Hitler owned,” Reichmann said. From his view, German fighters were few late in the war but there was plenty of German antiaircraft fire. “The flak was bad,” he admitted. “We were lucky we didn’t get hurt.” On Veterans Day he came to recall his crew and others who served. It was worth it, he noted, “because the world is still free, thanks to the veterans.” (Right) The U.S. Navy Cracker Jack Marching Unit from Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) passes through the intersection of Palafox and Main streets. Photos by Mike O’Connor

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Blue Angels Elementary School invites veterans and active-duty service members for Veterans Day From Kim Stefansson Escambia County School District public relations coordinator

Veterans Day is a time to stop and thank those who served our country in the armed services in the past or who still serve today. The teachers, staff and students at Blue Angels Elementary School have made an annual opportunity to invite military family members to gather with the students to reflect on veterans’ military service while enjoying performances of music and dance. During the recent Blue Angels’ Veterans Day event, guests gathered in the school’s media center at tables covered with flags, pictures and thank you cards created by the students, and lots of red, white and blue. When everyone was ready, the guests paraded down the hall behind a drummer, Wes Delware (U.S. Navy veteran) from McGuire’s Irish Band, and a military honor guard from the Naval Aviation Technical Training Center (NATTC). As they entered the main hallway, they were greeted by smiling students who lined both sides of the walkway. Some were waving flags while others were holding up signs honoring the different services represented by their guests. For some of the invited guests this was their first chance to experience a “Take a Veteran to School” event; others were, well, veterans. “They put on a good performance,” said T.J. Waldo, grandfather of Blake Toussaint, a third-grader this year at Blue Angels Elementary School, who was attending for his third time. “But I don’t want to give anything away.” Sitting with Waldo was retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Al Miller and his wife, Lordez. They had been invited by their grandson, Ryan Reed, a firstgrader, for their first Blue Angels’ Veterans Day event.

Children at Blue Angel Elementary – many with military family members – found in Veterans Day an opportunity to express their thanks.

Later, as the chorus sang a medley of military service hymns, Miller proudly stood at attention when the children began to sing, “From the Halls of Montezuma.” In addition to the choral performance, quests and students heard from three military speakers. Navy Cmdr. Tyler Frye, commanding officer of NATTC, explained how his education shaped his life starting with his first grade teacher – who was also his grandmother. Later, his fifth grade teacher was also someone who had a great influence on his life – she was his mother. “Looking back, now I realize what a great foundation I had. That’s what education is – a foundation.” He told the students in the room to remember that, “everything you need to learn starts right here.” He concluded by

telling them that he is living his dream now, because of his education. The next speaker was someone very familiar to many of the students and staff at Blue Angels Elementary, it was retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. Noah Gengler, who now serves in a new way, as a substitute teacher. Known around the school as “Mr. G.,” Gengler enjoys sharing stories of his adventures with his students from learning how to use chopsticks in Japan, to learning how to hula dance in Hawaii. “My best memory,” Gengler shared, “was getting my first paycheck after boot camp. I couldn’t believe I was on my own, and I was being paid to do something I enjoyed.” “I learned three lessons for how to be happy and successful. The first one is to take pride

in who you are and what you do. Two, don’t worry about your grades so much; do your best every day and your grades will take care of themselves. And three, a wise man once taught me, my dad taught me this – ‘Keep your eye on the donut and not on the hole.’ ” The third veteran to speak to the room full of people was Navy Cmdr. Barry Hudspeth, and husband of Carol Hudspeth, who teaches fourth grade at Blue Angels Elementary. He spoke with great pride about his father’s service as well as his own. He then thanked all of the service members in attendance with the words, “Thanks for your service and the dreams you have lived.” The assembly was treated to a patriotic dance performance and many songs. Then the room got misty with a tribute to mothers, especially those mothers who have lost loved ones to military service, the members of the Gold Star Mothers. As students presented flowers to the mothers of service members in the room, everyone learned that for many years, mothers who have sent loved ones off to war would hang a banner with a blue star on it in a front window. If their

loved one died while in military service, they would change the banner to one with a gold star. Over time, these mothers started to find one another to provide support to each other, and then that support grew to helping others as chapters of the Gold Star Mothers organization began to form around the country. There is an old saying that summarizes military service, “All gave some. Some gave all.” For those in attendance Nov. 7 at Blue Angels Elementary, Take A Veteran to School Day served as a reminder to take a few moments to reflect on those who gave to our country’s service in the past and those who continue to give us their service today, as well as all of their families, and to stop long enough to say, thank you for the country’s freedom. For more information about Blue Angels Elementary School, visit http://baes-ecsdfl. schoolloop. com. To learn more about the history and work done by the Gold Star Mothers, visit their web page at http://www. goldstarmoms. com. Visit the Escambia County School District’s web page at www.escambiaschools.org.

Kenneth Ledbetter (left), Bob Woods and Lt. Cmdr. Mark Wadsworth, all from NASP’s Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD), wait in the media center for the parade to begin. As the guests traveled down the hallway to the cafeteria, children on both sides waved American flags and cheered. When each guest passed the child he or she was related to, the student joined the parade so they could sit with their loved one for the assembly.

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team. His next duty station will be in Japan, where he will be flying a Superhornet. “You know, I have really enjoyed it along the way,” he said. “It has been four great years doing this. I would do it all over again. I’d do it for four more years if I could, but you know it is time for the next group of folks to come in behind me.” The team is expected to take off for the winter training in California in January and return to NASP in the spring to resume practices. The 2015 schedule includes 64 performances at 34 locations throughout North America. The season will kick off March 14 at the Naval Air Facility El Centro. The next formal show in the Pensacola area is the weekend of July 11 for the Pensacola Beach Air Show. Next year’s homecoming show is scheduled for Nov. 6-7.

and training system development will be invaluable to deepening our understanding of these critical growth areas,” said Pogue. “The DVOT will be a key enabler for the Indonesian Navy to develop our maritime security needs. NETSAFA was an outstanding host for the visit and they provided the ideal subject matter experts for us during the tour.” NETSAFA is the U.S. Navy’s agent for international education and training, and is dedicated to providing assistance to international partners to facilitate development of successful training programs. For more information about NETSAFA, visit https://www.netsafa.navy.mil. For more news from Naval Education and Training Command, visit www.navy.mil/ local/cnet/.

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Stoney Mayock (Blue Angel pilot No. 2, 1958-1959), shakes hands with Blue Angels “Boss” Cmdr. Tom Frosch at the air show. Photo by Aly Altonen

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Couples learn a few essentials at marriage retreat By Bobby L. Hinton NASP CREDO facilitator

Who is this 10th doctor, dentist, or couple that is always the odd person out – going against popular opinion. Is there a club that meets nationally to discuss studies that they are going to infiltrate? The nine out of 10 club’s influence is seen in most studies and advertisements on television. In the commercials you hear, nine out of 10 here and the nine out of 10 there. Are there any 10 out of 10 studies? Can studies screen for people that will not go against the majority due to either ethical or personal principles? However, when I speak to couples that are unhappy in their marriages, there is unanimous agreement that marriage sucks, spouses are uncaring, the relationship is empty and intimacy is non-existent. Wow, I have found the ellusive 10 out of 10. But why does it have to be found here – the most important relationship in the lives of people. Why is there a vote of solidarity

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when looking at the negative aspects of relationships? Is it because these feelings tug so hard at our emotions? Why can’t there be something other than unanimous feelings when dealing with failed loves? After doing research and using a bit of common sense, with some help I discovered that there are some aspects of marriage

about which I could get unanimous agreement from all couples, and it is definitely positive. After scouring through multiple offerings of literature by self-proclaimed marriage gurus on what makes marriage work, I have discovered that communication is the answer to all problems – yes to some degree, but more is needed. Then on the other

end of the spectrum, I uncovered that deep introspection will make a marriage work – yes, it will help, but there is still more needed to make a marriage thrive. What is the magic word, the secret formula, the coup de gras, that will solve all marital strife and discord? There is no magic word or thing, but I have learned eight prac-

tices that will help you live together more peacefully and lovingly. Isn’t that what couples want in their marriages? These eight principles will allow each person to be accepted and loved, creating a place where the true self can be accepted and loved. Before sharing these eight tips, I want you to imagine with me that you are living in a home with your spouse. In this home, you only have enough room for your basic personal space: beds, dining room table and chairs, closet spaces, one computer, one iPhone, one iPad, a few outfits and a few other items that you both deem necessary. Looking around your home, you discover a balance between empty spaces and occupied spaces. As you and your spouse sit on the floor, you both discover something new about each other. Joshua Becker, the author of “Simplify and Clutter Free with Kids,” shared some useful actions that healthy marriages practice. He presented eight essentials

that any married couple would vote unanimously are needed for a marriage to thrive. They are: 1. Love/commitment. 2. Sexual faithfulness. 3. Humility. 4. Practice of forgiveness. 5. Time. 6. Honesty and trust. 7. Positive uplifting communication. 8. Selflessness. In the Marriage Enrichment Retreat (MER) we discuss these items in great detail and how they can positively or negatively affect your marriage if not practiced often. If you are interested in attending the next MER, contact the Command Chaplain’s Office and Tony Bradford, the CREDO facilitator, at 452-2798. There is a retreat coming up soon, sign-up and be a part of the experience. Bobby Hinton is a CREDO facilitator at NAS Pensacola. For more information on any CREDO program, contact the Command Chaplain’s Office at 452-2341.

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The Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration team, form the delta diamond on the final day of the 2014 homecoming air show at Naval Air Station Pensacola Nov. 9. A practice run and two full shows at Forrest Sherman Field marked the first time the Blues have performed a Sunday show at NASP. Photo by Mike O’Connor

NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins welcomes spectators to the Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show Nov. 9. Photo by Aly Altonen

A parachute jumper lands with the American flag Nov. 8 during the national anthem to kick off the air show. An estimated 189,000 people turned out for the three-day event. Photo by Janet Thomas

An F-35C Lightning II from Eglin Air Force base gives a flight demonstration Nov. 9. Heat shimmer from the aircraft’s afterburner exhaust obscures the Forrest Sherman Field tower. Photo by Mike O’Connor

Fat Albert, the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft for the Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration team, comes in for a low-level pass to start the Blues performance Nov. 8 Photo by Janet Thomas

Wing walker Teresa Stokes waves to the crowd from the top of Gene Soucy’s “Showcat” Grumman biplane Nov. 9. Stokes is also a pilot and aviation artist. Photo by Mike O’Connor

The Budweiser Clydesdales parade past the viewing area Nov. 8. An estimated 189,000 people turned out for the three-day event, which was part of the yearlong celebration for the 100th anniversary of NAS Pensacola. Photo by Janet Thomas

John Klatt in the “Screamin’ Sasquatch” jetpowered Waco biplane roars in a near-vertical climb. Photo by Mike O’Connor

A wall of fire erupts behind the Blue Angels’ F/A-18s during the night show Nov. 7. Photo by Aly Altonen

Lt. Cmdr. Dave Tickle, Blue Angel No. 5, waves to the crowd on takeoff Nov. 7. Tickle is separating from the team for duty overseas; this was his last air show as part of the Blue Angels team. Photo by Jennifer Hathaway

Civilian NAS Pensacola employee Marcus Nall gives his son Levi, 3, transportation and a better view of the static displays at the air show Nov. 9. Photo by Mike O’Connor




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The Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration team, form the delta diamond on the final day of the 2014 homecoming air show at Naval Air Station Pensacola Nov. 9. A practice run and two full shows at Forrest Sherman Field marked the first time the Blues have performed a Sunday show at NASP. Photo by Mike O’Connor

NAS Pensacola Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins welcomes spectators to the Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show Nov. 9. Photo by Aly Altonen

A parachute jumper lands with the American flag Nov. 8 during the national anthem to kick off the air show. An estimated 189,000 people turned out for the three-day event. Photo by Janet Thomas

An F-35C Lightning II from Eglin Air Force base gives a flight demonstration Nov. 9. Heat shimmer from the aircraft’s afterburner exhaust obscures the Forrest Sherman Field tower. Photo by Mike O’Connor

Fat Albert, the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft for the Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration team, comes in for a low-level pass to start the Blues performance Nov. 8 Photo by Janet Thomas

Wing walker Teresa Stokes waves to the crowd from the top of Gene Soucy’s “Showcat” Grumman biplane Nov. 9. Stokes is also a pilot and aviation artist. Photo by Mike O’Connor

The Budweiser Clydesdales parade past the viewing area Nov. 8. An estimated 189,000 people turned out for the three-day event, which was part of the yearlong celebration for the 100th anniversary of NAS Pensacola. Photo by Janet Thomas

John Klatt in the “Screamin’ Sasquatch” jetpowered Waco biplane roars in a near-vertical climb. Photo by Mike O’Connor

A wall of fire erupts behind the Blue Angels’ F/A-18s during the night show Nov. 7. Photo by Aly Altonen

Lt. Cmdr. Dave Tickle, Blue Angel No. 5, waves to the crowd on takeoff Nov. 7. Tickle is separating from the team for duty overseas; this was his last air show as part of the Blue Angels team. Photo by Jennifer Hathaway

Civilian NAS Pensacola employee Marcus Nall gives his son Levi, 3, transportation and a better view of the static displays at the air show Nov. 9. Photo by Mike O’Connor




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NAS Whiting Field revives ‘Fire and Safety Night Out’ By Jay Cope NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs

After a several year hiatus, Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s (NASWF) Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) and the installation fire team rekindled an old tradition of bringing fire safety awareness to the military family community at the Whiting Pines Housing Complex. Coordinated in conjunction with Fire Safety Month, the event works to provide a fun-filled environment where children can engage with the ideas of fire safety. The goal is to help children and families deal with fire safely and to know what to do in case of an uncontrolled fire. Fire and Safety Night Out kicked-off with some opening remarks from NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Matthew Coughlin, who welcomed everyone to the fair and expressed the event’s importance. Booths were set up with displays showing families how to prepare a grab-and-go fire safety kit. Sparky, Milton’s Fire Safety mascot, was on the scene alongside a bouncy castle. The Whiting Field chief petty officers were on hand providing their locally renowned barbecue to all gath-

NAS Whiting Field children learn about fire safety from a puppet show staged by the CIty of Milton Fire Department. Photo by Lt. j.g. Robert Provencher

Anti-crime dog “McGruff” at the NASWF Fire and Safety Night Out. Photo by Lt. j.g. Robert Provencher

ered. The City of Milton Fire Department’s puppet energized the crowd with informative songs to teach children that – used correctly – fire can be good, too. Visitors to the Fire and Safety Night Out expressed the value of the event and Whiting Field’s military family. “I think it’s great to have everyone come out and get together, and teach the kids about safety, and just bring out a sense of community,” Destiny Dougherty said. Nearly 100 attendees arrived to learn about fire safety and build a sense of community, a bigger turnout than the organizers had been expecting since the event hadn’t happened since 2009.

Not only was the guest attendance better than expected, but the number of vendors was a pleasant surprise as well. “This is definitely a much better turnout than we expected. To have this many agencies, especially agencies from off the instillation along with the turnout of people that we’re getting is pretty amazing,” stated Greg Snyder, the fire inspector for NAS Whiting Field and one of the organizers for the event. After its sabbatical, the fire safety day is one tradition Milton can certainly expect to see flare up again next year.

At NASWF, Navy makes children’s health a priority By Ens. Kim Mahoney NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs

Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF) will be conducting lead testing on the water outlets at the NASWF Child Development Center Nov. 17-18. The testing is part of the Navy’s “Lead in Priority Areas” water testing procedures, which will take additional precautions in pro-

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tecting children from potential lead exposure. Schools and childcare facilities have been made a priority due to children being more susceptible to lead exposure. Although NASWF’s water supply meets regulatory standards for lead, there is the possibility that a specific building could have increased levels due to the presence of lead in older faucets or distri-

bution points. The Navy has established testing requirements that will sample water from the faucets of the Child Development Center on Whiting Field, which is a preventative measure used to identify any lead issues and ensure the continued safety and wellness of the children on base. “There are no known lead issues on this base, this is part

of a proactive measure by the Navy which is going above and beyond what the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires,” said Jon Croci, NASWF drinking water manager. The testing will encompass approximately 25 outlets used by the staff and children for drinking water and cooking. After the samples are gathered, it will take 4-6

weeks for a laboratory to provide results. “I am committed to updating you every step of the way and will continue to ensure the safety and wellness of your children,” said Commander Naval Air Station Whiting Field Capt. Matthew F. Coughlin in a letter sent to parents of children who attend the Child Development Center.

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Living history camp to held at fort

A living history camp Nov. 15 and 16 at Gulf Islands National Seashore will include a candlelight tour of Fort Pickens. During daytime hours, the event will feature a living history encampment by Company C, 3rd U.S. Infantry (1860-1865). A ranger-led tour of Fort Pickens will be conducted at 2 p.m. each day. The fort will be also be open from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 15 for self-guided candlelight tours. Costumed reenactors will be stationed around the fort answering questions and provide information about Pensacola during the Civil War. Although the fort will be lighted with candles, flashlights are allowed. Dress appropriately for the evening weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Parking is limited, so car-pooling is recommended. For more information, call 934-2600, or go to www.nps.gov/guis.

5-day festival to include block party

The Back on the Blocks Festival will continue from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Nov. 14-15 in the Belmont DeVilliers neighborhood. For more information, go to www.backontheblocks.com.

Student exhibit to open at museum

In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Naval Air Station Pensacola, senior graphic design students at Pensacola State College have created an exhibit, “The Journey: Then, Now, Tomorrow,” for display at the National Naval Aviation Museum aboard NAS Pensacola Nov. 17-Dec. 31. The museum is free and it is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. The public is also invited to meet the artists at a reception beginning at 9:45 a.m. Nov. 21 at the museum. The exhibit focuses on a century of accomplishments at NAS Pensacola and showcases the students’ multifaceted interests in typography, graphic design, photography, digital art, multimedia and fine art. Students featured in the show are Brad Barker, Joe Chisenall, Erin Cook, Megan Fuller, Jennifer Heriot, Ashley Ritchie and Ashley Spencer. These Bachelor of Applied Science graphic design students will graduate Dec. 14. For more information, call graphic design program coordinator Mark Hopkins at 484-1087.

Tickets on sale for MATSG-21 ball The officers ball for the Marine Aviation Training Support Group 21 (MATSG-21) is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 15 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Tickets are $35. For more information, call Sonja Presley, administrative coordinator in the operations department at Training Air Wing Five, at (850) 623-7147.

Show features Waffle House dinner Ford Model T Productions, in association with Waffle House, will present a dinner musical show, Pops’ Diner “Broken Pieces,” at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Nov. 21-22 in the Heritage Hall at Seville Quarter, 130 East Government St. The 45-minute interactive stage play was created by writer and producer Thomas Ford. The plot revolves around a high-powered lawyer and his wife who are dealing with some of life’s challenges including an aging parent and family conflicts. Audience members will be served their favorite Waffle

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School Choice Expo to be Nov. 17

Wreath ceremony to be Dec. 13 Pensacola residents are being encouraged to participate in the Wreaths Across America ceremony scheduled for 11 a.m. Dec. 13 at Barrancas National Cemetery onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The ceremony is open to the general public. The wreaths will be delivered to the cemetery and placed on headstones by volunteers starting at 9 a.m. The goal is to place a wreath at each grave site. There are more than 47,000 grave sites to be honored at Barrancas National Cemetery. Wreaths Across America began 23 years ago when the Worcester Wreath Company from Harrington, Maine, started a tradition of donating wreaths to be placed at grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery. The tradition now encompasses more than 800 participating locations. Wreaths are now on sale, and there are only a few weeks remaining to place orders. The deadline is Nov. 26. To purchase a wreath, volunteer to place wreaths or obtain more information, call 512-7316 or e-mail Wreaths4 Barrancas@gmail.com. House meal. This is the first of several dinner theater shows that Ford Model T Productions is planning to present. Profits from the shows will go to help produce low income housing for veterans and their families. Due to limited seating, this event is by advance purchase/reservation only. For more information or to make a reservation, go to www.fordmtp.com or call (678) 777-5774.

Church to present arts and craft show

The 37th Christmas Creations arts and crafts show is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 21 and Nov. 22 at the Wright Place at the First United Methodist Church, 6 East Wright St. The show will feature selected artisans from around the Southeast offering their handmade creations for sale. Lunch will be served both days and the Gingerbread House treat shop will be open. The show is presented by the United Methodist Women and proceeds will go to community ministries helping women and children. For more information, call 432-1434 or go to http://fumcpensacola.com/www/more/christmascreations/.

Navy League plans golf tournament

Pensacola Council of the Navy League has scheduled a four-person scramble golf tournament for Nov. 20, at A.C. Read Golf Club, NAS Pensacola. The event is open to the public and sign up is limited to the first 128 players. Check in is at 10:30 a.m. and the shotgun start is at noon. Cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. Corporate sponsorship of $340 includes team and tee sign. Tee signs are $100. To register, call 436-8552.

Parents of Escambia County students in kindergarten through 10th grade, and their students, are invited to hear about the choices available to the 2015-2016 School Choice Expo from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Woodham Middle School. Displays will be available. Families can get information on every program age appropriate for their child in one place and learn how to apply for programs. Middle and high school career academies, magnet schools and academic choice programs will be present. Staff members will also be available to help explain the online application process. The district-wide electronic application for school choice programs became available Nov. 3 at http://www.ecsd-fl.schoolloop.com/SchoolChoice. Computers will be available during the expo for parents who wish to prepare an application that night. This year’s deadline for online applications is Dec. 19. The elementary level school choice programs will have staff members available to answer questions, however, the elementary application will not be available until February 2015. For more information about the School Choice Expo, contact the School Choice Office at 469-5580 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. For more information about the Career Academies, contact the Workforce Education Office at 469-5357.

Tech high school taking applications Parents of current eighth graders can submit applications for admission to West Florida High School of Advanced Technology through Dec. 19. You may apply through an online application at www.wfhs.net. A link labeled “2015-2016 WFHS application” will be located under the Hot Links Section. Active-duty service members should identify “Military Preference.” If you have any questions, call Carissa Bergosh, school liaison officer, at 293-0322 or Jon Boddy at 941-6221, ext. 2188.

Save money at NEX with CFC ticket

You can purchase a $5 ticket at the Pensacola NEX Mall in support of undesignated CFC funds. The ticket allows you to return to the NEX with a coupon and receive up to 30 percent off on select merchandise or 10 percent off your entire transaction between Nov. 21-23. For more information, call 458-8250.

Register to win a gift card at NEX

The Navy Exchange worldwide enterprise is offering patrons the opportunity to register to win $100 NEX gift cards during the Navy Blue Holiday. A total of 30 cards will be awarded in Pensacola. The first cards were awarded Nov. 3, and others are scheduled to be awarded Dec. 15 and Feb. 3. You can register at the Pensacola NEX, 5600 Highway 98 West. For more information, call 458-8250.

NMCRS Budget for Baby class offered

Officials at the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) is offering a Budget for Babies class from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 11 at Pensacola Naval Hospital. Attendees will need to check in at the hospital quarterdeck prior to the classes for directions to the classroom. For more information or to make reservations, call 452-2300.

You can submit information for possible publication in Partyline by sending an e-mail to Janet.Thomas.ctr@navy.mil. Submissions must include the organization’s name and details about events including times, dates, locations and any costs involved. Contact information also is required. All submissions are subject to editing to comply with established standards. Items should be submitted at least one week in advance. The deadline is noon Friday for the next week’s publication.



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Local Rotarians honor outstanding military members; See page B2 Spotlight


Getting choked up: American Cancer Society’s 39th annual Dangers of second-hand smoke

Great American

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. Neither does filtering the air or opening a window. • 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. For more information on secondhand smoke, talk to your doctor, nurse, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. More facts and advice are available from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov/ tobacco.

November 20, 2014 From www.cancer.org

he American Cancer Society (ACS) marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. By quitting – even for one day – smokers will be taking an important step towards a healthier life – one that can lead to reducing cancer risk.


Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States, yet about 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes – a bit under one in every five adults. As of 2012, there were also 13.4 million cigar smokers in the United States, and 2.3 million who smoke tobacco in pipes — other dangerous and addictive forms of tobacco. 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.







“Research shows that smokers who have support are more likely to quit for good.” 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 smokefree 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. 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. The idea caught on, and on

Nov. 18, 1976, the California Division of the American Cancer Society got nearly one million smokers to quit for the day. That California event marked the first Great American Smokeout, and the Society 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. Telephone stop-smoking hotlines are an easy-to-use resource, and they are available in all 50 states. Call ACS at (800) 227-2345 to get more information on quitting tobacco and to find telephone counseling or other support in your area.

Quitting smoking? Naval Hospital Pensacola can help From Naval Hospital Pensacola

Naval Hospital Pensacola’s (NHP) Readiness Center provides individual and group tobacco cessation classes for those desiring to quit tobacco for good. With the Great American Smokeout 2014 right around the corner, it’s a good time to make that commitment – the commitment to quit. Tobacco use is still a large culprit in the leading cause of death among the U.S. population. Health risks

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• Prescription medicine to lessen cravings. • Encouragement and support from friends and family members.











outweigh the addiction. NHP utilizes the Area Health Educator Center's Program, “Quit Smoking Now” as the behavior modification program of choice. It is a four-week program that is taught by a certified tobacco cessation facilitator, incorporating education on behavior, fitness, pharmacology and nutrition. Here’s how you get connected: PROGRAM: “Quit Smoking Now!” WHO: Naval Hospital Pensacola, Readiness Center.

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LOCATION OF CLASSES: Naval Hospital Pensacola, Seventh Floor Classroom, Room 7038. DURATION: Four weeks (classes held one day per week). TIME: 3-4 p.m. FREQUENCY: New class starts at the beginning of every month. STYLE: Individual or group. NEXT GROUP CLASS: Jan. 8, 2015. REGISTRATION: NHP Central Appointments at 505-7171 INFORMATION: NHP Readiness Center at 452-5180.

Jokes & Groaners Smoking isn’t funny, but ... Nicotine patches are great. Stick one over each eye and you can’t find your cigarettes. – author unknown Why do drug stores make sick people walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front? Overheard: “You know, lady, you don’t actually smoke. The cigarette does all the smoking – you are just the sucker.” “Tobacco drieth the brain, dimmeth the sight, vitiateth the smell, hurteth the stomach, destroyeth the concoction, disturbeth the humors and spirits, corrupteth the breath, induceth a trembling of the limbs, exsiccateth the windpipe, lungs, and liver, annoyeth the milt, scorcheth the heart and causeth the blood to be adjusted.” – Tobias Venner, (1577-1660) “The tobacco industry is finally going on record acknowledging the dangers of smoking. But back in my day, all we would admit was: ‘Smoking is known to cause ashtray residue.’ ” – Kent Salem, former tobacco lobbyist




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Local Rotarians honor outstanding military members By Lt. Cmdr. Kate Meadows NETC PAO


ear Adm. Mike White, commander, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) was the guest speaker at the Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola (CROP) annual Military Appreciation Luncheon Nov. 3. More than 270 personnel including Rotarians from 13 local clubs, community leaders and military members attended the event at New World Landing in downtown Pensacola to honor and recognize local military members. Bob Schuster, member of the Five Flags Rotary Club and assistant governor, area 1, gave opening remarks, recognized numerous military veterans and welcomed the active-duty service members in attendance to the Rotary meeting. “The Rotary motto ‘service about self’ – is something that

every Sailor as well as every individual who wears a uniform shares,” said White, as he talked about the newest generation of Sailors and the sacrifices they make today. Representatives from several local Pensacola commands were honored for their contributions not only in the military workforce but also as members of the community. In FY14, more than 1,600 military members volunteered their spare time to feed the hungry, tutor children, help the elderly and clean beaches. Their combined volunteer effort totaled more

The color guard from NAS Pensacola’s Center for Information Dominance (CID) presents colors during the annual Combined Rotary of Pensacola Military Appreciation Luncheon Nov. 3 at New World Landing in downtown Pensacola. Rear Adm. Mike White, commander, Naval Education and Training Command was the guest speaker, while Congressman Jeff Miller gave closing remarks. More than 270 Rotarians, civic and elected leaders, as well as military guests from commands throughout Pensacola attended. Photo by Joy Samsel

than 26,900 hours. “Without any reservation, in this all volunteer force, they have chosen a lifestyle of service, dedicating themselves to the highest standards of American citizenship and commitment,” White added.

U.S Rep. Jeff Miller, who represents Florida’s first district, gave closing remarks and said that he was grateful for the opportunity to share in the day’s events. “It was an honor to be here today recognizing those men and women who wear the uni-

form both present and past,” said Miller. “Thank you for your service and selfless sacrifice.” For more information on the Naval Education and Training Command, visit the NETC website: https://www. netc.navy.mil.


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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.naspensacola-mwr.com.

Film fest focuses on Japan Event is part of Foo Foo Festival Story, photo from Japan-American Society of Northwest Florida

As part of Pensacola’s inaugural Foo Foo Festival, the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida is presenting the 2014 Japanese Film Festival starting today, Nov. 14, through Nov. 16. Films will be at a different venue each day and will showcase a different aspect of contemporary Japanese cinema. Admission is free on all three days. With seven movies screened over three days, film buffs and fans of Japanese culture will have plenty to enjoy. The venue for today, Nov. 14, is the Mainstage Theater of the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 South Jefferson St. The evening’s films are “Why Don’t You Play In Hell?” and “Love Hotel.” “Why Don’t You Play In Hell?” is a bloody, comic ode to yakuza gangster movies and 35mm filmmaking. “Love Hotel” is a documentary about the short-term hotels used for romantic encounters in Japan. Both movies are for a grown-up audience. Attendees can purchase optional wristbands for $20 (or $5 for society members) for reserved seating and heavy hors d’oeuvres provided by restaurant Nom Sushi Izakaya.

The venue for tomorrow, Nov. 15, is the West Florida Public Library’s main branch and the animated features “Wolf Children,” “A Letter to Momo” and “Patema Inverted” are on the schedule. “Wolf Children” (PG) tells the story of a young woman who falls in love with a werewolf and their two children. “A Letter to Momo” (PG) is about a grieving girl and a trio of spirits who help her understand a letter from her deceased father. “Patema Inverted” (PG-13) is a sci-fi adventure about a boy and girl with opposite gravities trying to discover the secret of their upside-down world. The day also will include activities for children to celebrate the Japanese festival “Shichi-Go-San” (literally 7-5-3). The venue for Nov. 16 is the Tree House Cinema in Gulf Breeze and films are “Uzumasa Limelight” and “Unforgiven.” “Uzumasa Limelight” follows an aging samurai stuntman, who wants to teach his craft to a young apprentice. “Unforgiven” is a remake of the 1992 Clint Eastwood movie. Ken stars Watanabe in the Eastwood role. In between the movies, Dr. Charles Exley from the University of Pittsburgh will give a presentation on Japanese cinema. All seven movies will be screened in Japanese with English subtitles. For more information, go to http://jasnwfl.org or www.foofoofest.com.

At the movies FRIDAY

“The Book of Life” (3D), PG, 5:30 p.m.; “The Best of Me,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Fury,” R, 5 p.m., 8 p.m.


“The Boxtrolls” (3D), PG, noon; “The Book of Life” (3D), PG, 2:30 p.m.; “Dracula Untold,” PG-13, 4:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.; “Annabelle,” R, 8:30 p.m.; “The Book of Life” (2D), PG, 1 p.m.; “Alexander and the Very Bad Day,” PG, 3 p.m.; “Fury,” R, 5 p.m., 8 p.m.


“Alexander and the Very Bad Day,” PG, 12:30 p.m.; “Annabelle,” R, 5 p.m.; “Fury,” R, 7 p.m.; “The Book of Life” (2D), PG, noon; “The Best of Me,” PG-13, 2 p.m.; “Dracula Untold,” PG-13, 4:30 p.m.; “The Judge,” R, 6:30 p.m.


“Dracula Untold,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Equalizer,” R, 7 p.m.; “The Maze Runner,” PG13, 5:10 p.m.; “Annabelle,” R, 7:30 p.m.


“The Book of Life” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Fury,” R, 7 p.m.; “Alexander and the Very Bad Day,” PG, 5:30 p.m.; “Dracula Untold,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.


“The Best of Me,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Maze Runner,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “The Book of Life” (2D), PG, 5:10 p.m.; “Fury,” R, 7:10 p.m.


“Dracula Untold,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Judge,” R, 7 p.m.; “Alexander and the Very Bad Day,” PG, 5:30 p.m.; “The Good Lie,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.

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

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

• Radfordʼs Twisted Tri: 4:30 p.m. Nov. 20, Radford Fitness Center. A five-mile spin, a onemile run and a 100-yard swim. Sign up at the Radford Fitness Center front desk. Free. For more information, call 452-9845. • Turkey Ride: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 24 at Navy Wellness Center, Bldg. 3712, NASP Corry Station. A 90-minute spin ride. Get that extra calorie burn prior to the “big feast.” Door prizes will help fill out your Thanksgiving meal – turkey, Stop by the Inforham, pumpkin pie mation, Tickets and and other things. Travel (ITT) office at For more informathe NEX Mall on tion, call 452Highway 98 to check 6802. out the discounts • Winter Aquatavailable on vacaics: Swimming at tions and attractions. the indoor pool, Military and DoD emBldg. 3828. Proployees are eligible gramming: 4:30 for vacation savings p.m. to 6 p.m. Monthrough The Armed day, Tuesday, Forces Vacation Thursday and FriClub. Check this day. Recreation month’s specials. and lap swim: 6 Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monp.m. Monday through day, Tuesday, Friday and 10 a.m. to Thursday and Fri1 p.m. Saturday. For day and noon to 5 more information, call p.m. Saturday and 452-6354. Sunday. Closed holidays, Wednesdays and the first weekend of month. Programs include masters group, swim teams, swimming lessons, aqua Zumba and water polo. Eligible patrons include active-duty, retirees, reservists, DoD and contracted personnel of NASP and family members. For more information, call 452-9429. • New Beginners Karate Class: Class at Portside Gym is open to active-duty, retirees, reservists, DoD and family members ages 10 and older. For information or to register, call 452-9845. • Running trail work: The Radford chip trail is under construction. For safety reasons, runners and walkers should not use areas marked as construction sites. The work is estimated to be complete by the middle of November. For more information, call 452-3806. • Auto Skills Center: Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., NASP Corry Station, Bldg. 1006. Do vehicle repairs yourself. The center has tools, manuals (online), equipment, lifts and stalls, as well as staff to assist. For information, call 452-6542. • Danger Zone Paintball: open play from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Monday and holidays at Blue Angel Naval Recreation Area. Available Thursday and Friday for private parties for groups of 15 or more. For more information, call 453-4530.

Liberty activities Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. New hours are 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday. 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://naspensacolamwr.com/singsail/liberty.htm.

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If you are a victim of sexual assault, it is not your fault. Help for victims of sexual assault in the DoD community is a call, click or text away: The SafeHelpline provides live, one-on-one crisis support and information by trained staff. Call: (877) 995-5247; click: www.SafeHelpline.org; or text: 55-247, CONUS; (202) 470-5546, OCONUS (may be extra charges for OCONUS). The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program provides prevention, intervention and a 24/7/365 response to non-intimate partner adult victims of sexual assault. Active-duty and adult family member sexual assault victims have a choice of reporting options, unrestricted and restricted. Unrestricted reporting allows victim to have an advocate, seek medical care, counseling, legal services, safety interventions and/or transfer, etc. To access an unrestricted report, the victim may report to his/her chain-ofcommand, security/law enforcement, NCIS, SAPR VA, SARC, or others. NCIS shall be notified by the CO and/or the VA/SARC in unrestricted cases to begin investigation. Investigation results are provided to the offender’s CO for appropriate action/disposition. Restricted reporting allows a victim to have a confidential report, which does not trigger command or law enforcement notification and the victim may have a SAPR VA and seek medical care and/or counseling. To access restricted reporting, the victim may disclose his/her sexual assault only to the SARC, a current SAPR VA, a health care professional and/or a chaplain. To contact the NASP 24/7 Victim Advocate, call 449-9231/2. For the Civilian Victim Advocate, call 293-4561. To contact the duty SARC, call the SARC cell at 554-5606.

Fleet and Family Support Center The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Personal Financial Management: A series of classes on financial classes are offered throughout the year. Classes include: Survive the Holidays with Money in Your Pocket, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nov. 18 and Dec. 2. Seating is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information, call 4525609. • First Time Dads Class: 1

p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19. Parenting tips that every dad should know. Caring for your baby can be scary at first. This class will provide tips and techniques that will help you properly care for your newborn. For information or to register, call 452-5609. • Conflict Management and Resolution: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 25, NASP Fleet and Family Support Center. Learn how to turn conflicts around to actually improve personal and professional relationships. For more information, call 452-5609.

Community Outreach NASP Community Outreach has volunteer opportunities including: • Selected Childrenʼs Christmas Party: Volunteers needed to be angels for a child during this event. This includes sponsoring present for a child and/or escorting child during the party. Party will be 7:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 3 at the MWR Youth Activity Center, Bldg. 3690. Presents need to be returned by Nov. 17. Pick up a child’s name from SH2 Patricia Cooper in Community Outreach, Walter L. Richardson Building, Bldg. 1500, Rm. 151. • Michael W. Smith Concert: 8 a.m. to noon and 10 p.m. to midnight Nov. 21 Marcus Pointe Baptist Church, 6205 North W St. 14

volunteers needed to assist with setting up and breaking down stage. Volunteers need to have their own transportation. • Food distribution: Anew Warrington Baptist Church of God in Christ, 1100 Hawthorne Drive, needs volunteers to help with weekly food distributions. Distributions are at 4:30 p.m. each Thursday. Volunteers are also needed to help pack food boxes on selected Wednesdays. The NASP Community Outreach office tracks volunteer hours. Report any volunteer hours you work to receive recognition. For more information, call 452-2532 or send an e-mail to patricia.cooper@navy.mil or jeremy.d.brown3@navy.mil.

Worship schedule NAS Pensacola Protestant • Communion service, 8 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. • Sunday School, all ages, 9 a.m. Sunday, Bldg. 634. • 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. • Womenʼs Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634. • Training Air Wing Six Bible Study, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Griffith Hall student lounge. • Bible study (for all), 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bldg. 634, back classrooms. • Bible study, 5 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 All Faiths Chapel. • Confessions: Scheduled 30 minutes before services. Latter Day Saints • Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel. For NAS Pensacola worship information, call 452-2341. Jewish • Bʼnai 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 month). For more information, call 438-3321 or go to http://templebethelof pensacola.org. 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 NASP Corry Station worship 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 NASP Whiting Field worship information, call 623-7212.



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Wa r r i n g t o n B a p t i s t church is seeking a full time Church Secretary/Office Manager. Candidates must be proficient in Quickbooks, be able to use Facebook and Twitter accounts, and work with the church’s digital sign. The Candidates must also be familiar with various computer programs for he purpose of publishing the weekly documents provided to members. This individual must possess excellent organizational skills and conduct themselves in accordance with church’s code of conduct at all times. Hours would be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00-4:00 and on Wednesday from 10:006:00. Salary: $10.00-$12.00 per hour based on experience. Reply with resume to: Margaret Jerauld s_jerauld@cox .net Garage Sales

Fall festival/ yard sale Saturday Nov. 8 10 am- 2 pm at Wa r r i n g t o n Worship Center, 398 N. Navy Blvd. Everyone welcome

Saturday 11/15, 8-12. BBQ, plants, furniture. 2068 Pin High Dr. 944-8920 Heron’s Forest Community yard sale. Saturday November 15th, from 8 to noon. Located on Gulf Beach Hwy & Rookery Rd. Merchandise

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For Sale 16ft Ext. Ladder $75. Backyard Gas Grill $50. Colman Party Cooler w/stand &50. Homelite Ext. Tree Trimmer $50. B&D Elect Edger $40. Big Red 3 ton hydrolic Jack $50. Creeper $25. Rubbermade 4wheel Ice Chest $50. Upland Dynasty 6 speed ladies Bike w/helmet $50. Lakewood Radiator type space heater 600-900-1500 watts $20. For more info or to receive photos of any of these items, please contact Ken @ 850-2939446 3 Vollrath Chafers - 1 6-qt oval and 2 4-qt round. Excellent condition. See http://pensacola.craigslis t.org/hsh/4697 929625.html for details. Call 850-994-0324 if interested.




$100 for all three rugs - a GREAT deal... 3 Couristan rugs - modern geometrical design. 2 rugs same design 5’ x 8’ and 4’ x 5’. 1 rug - similar design 5’6” x 8’. 100% virgin wool - very good condition. Call Sue at 850-9940324

Heater, Telonis brand, portable. Three heat settings, cool touch housing, adjustable thermostat, regular price, $14.97. Sell for $10. 476-3592

King/Cobia custom rod with oversized stainless guides and Penn 8500 reel. All perfect condition, ready to fish. $100. 4549486

H e a t e r , Holmes brand, portable with three comfort settings, adjustable thermostat. Like new, $10. 476American Girl 3592 Molly. Excellent condition Condo full of lots of clothes furniture, bedwood closet for room, living clothes. Doll room, book$100 clothes shelves, paintvary. Must see. ings, pictures, 455-7990 chairs, round dining table. M e x i c a n Everything Saltillo tile. priced to sell. Left over from 206-6436 a project. Cleaned and Fiberglass hot sealed and tub, seats four, ready to be put runs on 20/30A down. $2 per 110V, $1,100. tile. 455-7990 small oak finish roll top Ten speed desk, $125. bike, like new. Sears 21.9CF Some acces- fridge w/icesories, $150. maker, $325. 455-7990 Glass coffee t a b l e Yardbug rid- w/wrought iron ing mower base, $150. $250. Kenmore Pics available. W&D $200 712-3870 both, Hausf i e l d 1 0 0 P S I New in box c o m p r e s s o r, Neiko 6 inch $50. Paint heavy duty 10Gl, $20. cross slide vice. 492-5713 $60. 475-4026 26 Christmas Precious Moments figurines and ornaments. Many retired or suspended. Value of $1,300, asking $500. 9821126

Rifle, CVA black powder, muzzle-loader with Bergara barrel, 50 caliber, inline ign i t i o n , stainless, break action, new, never fired, retails over $400. Sell for $175. 497-1167

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Perdido Key waterfront c o n d o 2BR/2BA furnished Holiday H a r b o r $825/month, negotiable lease, no smoking, no pets 850-572-8462 Revolver, 38 or 850-434special, very 5058 accurate, clean, great shape. Leeward S/D $250. 417- wooded single 1694 family building lot. Excellent Motors i nve s t m e n t , Autos for sale easy owner finance. $1,000 2006 BMW down & $260 325i, black, monthly. 712170,000 miles. 2199 New tires/rims, run great, looks P l e a s a n t great, no main- Grove, & NAS tenance prob- area, 3/1.5 lem at all. Has h a r d w o o d s u n r o o f , floors, $850 per AM/FM/CD/D month. Call CD/ sd slot and 850-492-2597. flash drive for music, naviga- Are you looktion system, ing for a clean 2 new and garage bedroom, 1 kept. Asking bath house? $11,800. 503- Convenient to I4532 / 912- 10, Navy bases, 8961 Baptist Hospital, downtown Motorcycles area. Carpeted, tiled kitchen H o n d a and bath, cenCM400E ‘80. tral heat/air, all Great shape! electric, shady Recent carb. b a c k y a r d . rebuild and Ready to rent. fork oil/seal $ 6 5 0 / m o n t h , change. $1500 $650 deposit. f i r m . 438-1629 512.644.1730 2/2 condo in Real Estate Pensacola, dearea. Homes for rent sirable $975. Includes Nice 2/1 du- pool, parking, plex, central water and trash. heat and air, 982-6514 or nice kitchen & 512-0258 bath, new condo s t a c k a b l e 3/2 washer/dryer, snug harbor $ 5 5 0 / m o n t h , minutes from $400 deposit. the backgate to 712-3497 NAS. $1,400 short term friendly. 5721491

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Condo at Vellagio Perdido Key Beach, behind NASA Pensacola, condo 247, $670/month, all utilizes included, bedr o o m , bathroom and balcony Quiet, great for military. 6 months, p o s s i bly longer. 6371955.

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Affordable beach living, studio apartment, Perdido Key, fully furnished, all utilities furnished including cable and internet. Crossover boardwalk to white sandy beaches gulf. $950/month. 850-380-1803 Roommates

Beautiful 3acre lot off Hwy 89. Can be subdivided. Peaceful area adjacent to Grand Oak Lane. Call 850994-0324 or szimm4@mchs i.com for more For sale brick details. four bedroom two bath home Services with pool. 1524 Oakleigh HAUL OFF Court. Details FREE! on craigslist or Lawn Mowers, at residence. A p p l i a n c e s , $198,000. 850- Scrap Metal 607-7272 / 850-944-2394 850-672-4239 850-602-7337 Immaculate Cantonment home, 4/3, 2,117 sqft, Lipscomb, Ransom, Tate, $184,900. We s t e r h e i m Realty. 3803561

Great home military for family near NAS. Ready to move in with new paint and carpet. FSBO on MLS #470391. call 850-712-6235

“ M OV E R S ” cheapest. Navy Brat and strong local friends with dollies, blankets, and utility trailer. Call/text 850313-9639 List your stuff

Room for rent, Mirabelle s u b d iv i s i o n . $475 per month includes utilities, cable, internet. Near Whiting Field, NAS, Correy Field, shopping malls, hospitals. 346-2759 for details

Milton home in a Gosport with large lot. Classified. Rates 3/2, 1,242 sqft., are $9 for the carport, new first ten words carpet. Appliand fifty cents ances included. $76,500. 776- for each additional word. 2570 Over 25,000

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