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NAS Pensacola CO’s address for Veterans Day, 100th anniversary of end of World War I ... Check out NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Martin’s latest video, a look at the contributions and sacrifices of American service members in “The War to End All Wars.” It’s on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/NASPPAO/videos/323730951547980).

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NAS Pensacola remembers Armistice Day From NAS Pensacola Public Affairs Office

Naval Air Station Pensacola’s (NASP) Aviation Memorial Chapel hosted a ceremony Nov. 11 recognizing the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Seventy-five service members and community members attended the Armistice ceremony, which was designed to recognize the centennial anniversary of the end of World War I as well as express appreciation and gratitude for service members from all eras of the United States Armed Forces. NAS Pensacola Public Works Officer Cmdr. Ancelmo McCarthy served as the event’s guest speaker, and noted the importance of the occasion to the guests. “I want to recognize all those among us who have been a part of the great brotherhood and sisterhood we call the U.S. military – our veterans, active-duty service members, guardsmen and reservists. It is your service and sacrifice that has kept our country safe and free,” he said. “And while we’ve been in-

volved in several conflicts since the formation of our great country, Nov. 11, 2018, marks a century since the end of one of the most devastating wars the world has known. On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the fighting of World War I ended a century ago. Due to the conclusion of ‘The War to End All Wars,’ Nov. 11 became a universally recognized day of celebration.” The day was originally declared “Armistice Day” eight years after the end of World War I and honored only veterans of that war. Then in 1954, after World War II and the Korean War, it was renamed “Veterans Day” in the United States to honor all veterans who served America in war and defended democracy. During the brief ceremony, a bell was rung 11 times at 11:11 a.m., commemorating the more than 16 million service members and civilians who were killed during World War I, as well as paying homage to the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice which effectively ended one of the deadliest conflicts in history.

(Above) Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Public Works Officer Cmdr. Ancelmo McCarthy address a crowd (right) during the NASP Aviation Memorial Chapel’s Armisitice Day ceremony Nov. 11. The ceremony was designed to recognize the centennial anniversary of the end of World War I. Photos by Joy Samsel

McCarthy also said that although naval aviation was in its infancy during World War I, NAS Pensacola played an

integral role in training future aviators. “Those who served at NAS Pensacola during World War I

were training aviators and maintenance personnel a century See NASP on page 2

IWTC Corry Station honors 100th anniversary of the end of World War I By Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station

Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station staff and students participated in a bell-ringing ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Nov. 11.

On Nov. 11, 1918, 100 years ago, the armistice that was signed between Germany and the Allied nations went into effect, marking the end of World War I. The tolling of bells is a traditional expression of honor and remembrance. IT1 Sopheareth Sao, an IT “A” School instructor, began the

ceremony by welcoming those in attendance. “Thank you for joining us on this solemn day of remembrance to honor those who lost their lives during World War I,” Sao shared. At 11 a.m., IT1 Dustin Wilkins, an IT “A” School instructor, tolled the bell 21 times to remember the 116,516 Americans lost and the more than 200,000

CNATRA flight students help with Hurricane Michael recovery Story by Anne Owens Chief of Naval Air Training Public Affairs

When Hurricane Michael hit Florida’s Gulf Coast Oct. 10, Gary Churchwell, a division head at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Panama City, Fla., and his family evacuated to Mobile, Ala., to wait out the storm. When it was safe to return, they came home to fallen trees, downed power lines, their roof and ceilings collapsed and their family home devastated. Beginning the cleanup process seemed a monumental task; heavy furniture had to be moved, soaking wet carpet had to be ripped out and all of that in 90 degree weather with limited, if any, emergency services available. “We were determined to get the work done,” Churchwell said. “I started feeling dizzy and had to take a break. We noticed a few young people working with our neighbors next door, clearing trees in their driveway with a chainsaw. When they were finished, they showed up at my house and said, ‘What can we do?’ ” This group of young people consisted of two flight students from Naval Air Station Whiting Field (NASWF), Ens. Nicholas Sholty, Ens. Andrew Kittel and their friend Carolyn Gadboys. Sholty, a Pensacola native, is no stranger to hurricane destruction. He lost his own home in 2004 when Hurricane Ivan made landfall

wounded during the Great War. “Today we gathered to not only remember the close of our world’s first Great War,” Lt. Mike Smith, one of IWTC Corry Station’s chaplains said. “But we also gathered to remember all veterans that have fought and served See IWTC on page 2

MacDill hosts NASP flight training squadron By Senior Airman Adam Shanks 6th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs

Ens. Andrew Kittel, Carolyn Gadboys, Lisa Churchwell, Gary Churchwell, and Ens. Nicholas Sholty gather after a day of work removing debris, furniture and carpet from the Churchwell home following Hurricane Michael’s destruction. Courtesy photo

on the Florida coast, just a few days after moving in. “We had eight feet of water in our house, and we spent weeks walking from Pensacola pier down to our house and back a few times a day, salvaging what we could and trying to empty out everything that was ruined,” Sholty said. “We only had the clothes that we evacuated with.” After buying a house in Gulf Breeze and setting up a new home mere months later, Hurricane Dennis hit. See CNATRA on page 2

Since the end of October 2018, the skies above MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. roar a little louder than normal. On any given day, the Tampa Bay community can look to the skies to see the robust KC-135 Stratotanker fly overhead en route to fuel warfighters around the world. However, their buzz is currently drowned out by the U.S. Navy’s visiting fleet of training jets. Members of the Navy’s Training Squadron 86, also known as the VT-86 Sabrehawks, journeyed to MacDill to complete pilot training in lieu of the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels’ homecoming at Naval Air Station Pensacola. “Instead of crowding the airspace above Pensacola, we’ve temporarily moved to Tampa to continue our blocks of training,” Lt. Brandon Brown, an instructor pilot and officer in charge of the VT-86 detachment at MacDill said. Students with the Sabrehawks learn to fly the T45C Goshawk, a carrier-capable trainer with a maximum speed of 645 mph. Once their six to eight month training is complete, the students move on to pilot the See VT-86 on page 2

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State Of Florida Department Of Environmental Protection Notice Of Intent To Issue Permit The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) gives notice of its intent to issue a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit renewal (DEP File No FLR04E058-004) for the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) to NAS Pensacola. The renewal permit requires the implementation of a Stormwater Management Program to control the discharge from the MS4 to the maximum extent practicable. The intent to issue and application file are available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, by contacting Mr. Jason Maron at (850) 2457568, Department of Environmental Protection, NPDES Stormwater Program, 2600 Blair Stone Rd. Mail Station 3585, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400. The Department will issue the permit with the attached conditions unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is filed under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, within 14 days of receipt of notice. The procedures for petitioning for a hearing are set forth below. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Department’s proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. The petition must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received by the clerk) in the Office of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida IWTC from page 1 our great nation.” IWTC Corry Station’s celebration was one of many held across the nation as part of a partnership between the U.S. Navy and the United States

32399-3000. Under Rule 62-110.106(4), Florida Administrative Code, a person may request enlargement of the time for filing a petition for an administrative hearing. The request must be filed (received by the clerk) in the Office of General Counsel before the end of the time period for filing a petition for an administrative hearing. Petitions filed by any persons other than those entitled to written notice under section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, must be filed within 14 days of publication of the notice or within 14 days of receipt of the written notice, whichever occurs first. Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, however, also allows that any person who has asked the Department in writing for notice of agency action may file a petition within 14 days of receipt of such notice, regardless of the date of publication. The petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above at the time of filing. The failure of any person to file a petition or request for an extension of time within 14 days of receipt of notice shall constitute a waiver of that person’s right to request an administrative determination (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the discretion of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with Rule 28-106.205, Florida Administrative Code. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Department’s action is based must contain the following information, as indicated in Rule 28-106.201,

World War I Centennial Commission. All participating units tolled their bells at 11 a.m., Nov. 11, to remember those who served in World War I. The ceremony helped instill in Sailors the significance of and a sense of pride in our Navy’s history and heri-

Florida Administrative Code: (a) The name, address, and telephone number of each petitioner; the name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner’s representative, if any; the Department permit identification number and the county in which the subject matter or activity is located; (b) A statement of how and when each petitioner received notice of the Department action; (c) A statement of how each petitioner’s substantial interests are affected by the Department action; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate; (e) A statement of facts that the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the Department action; (f) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, as well as the rules and statutes which entitle the petitioner to relief; and (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action that the petitioner wants the Department to take. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Department’s final action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Department have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation under Section 120.573, Florida Statutes, is not available for this proceeding.

tage; celebrate our victory in World War I; and honor all veterans who stand and have stood the watch and served. IWTC Corry Station, as part of the Center for Information Warfare Training, provides a continuum of training

to Navy and joint service personnel that prepares them to conduct information warfare (IW) across the full spectrum of military operations. For more news from Center for Information Warfare Training organization, visit www.navy.mil/local/cid.

Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station staff and Sailors participate in the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended hostilities in World War I at a Navywide bell-ringing ceremony at 11 a.m. local time onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola Corry Station.To mark this anniversary, the U.S. Navy tolled bells at 11 a.m. across the world in remembrance of those who served in World War I. The tolling of bells is a traditional expression of honor and remembrance, and the Bells of Peace is a national event to honor the 116,516 Americans who died and more than 200,000 who were wounded in the Great War. Photo by Glenn Sircy

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ago,” he said. “Nearly every pilot who has spent time in a U.S. Navy or Marine Corps aircraft has begun their career here, at the ‘Cradle of Naval Aviation,’ and they fought to protect our country, to maintain our way of life.” The date is a national holiday in France, and was declared a national holiday in many Allied nations. In some countries, including the United States, Armistice Day coincides with Remembrance Day and Veterans Day, and other public holidays. Armistice Day is not celebrated in Germany, but a German national day of mourning – Volkstrauertag – has, since 1952, been observed two Sundays before the first day of Advent. NAS Pensacola, referred to as the “Cradle of Naval Aviation,” is designed to support operational and training missions of tenant commands.

“Once again, we returned to a totaled house,” Sholty said. “I can relate to all the residents affected by Hurricane Michael.” Sholty, assigned to Training Air Wing Five, contacted his chief safety officer who gave the go-ahead to collect and distribute supplies. “I just couldn’t sit back and not help when they were the ones that came here and gave me warm meals, clothes and helped my family out when we needed help,” Sholty said. “I had to return the favor.” He sprang into action, sending texts and e-mails, making phone calls and Facebook posts asking for supplies and support. Training Air Wing Five helped publicize his efforts and as word got out across the command donations began to flow in. Gadboys’ coworkers made generous donations as well, totaling almost $2,000. The team collected enough supplies for two truckloads full of water, Gatorade, new socks, new underwear, new shirts, baby wipes, gasoline, toiletries, protein bars, trash bags, assorted tools, chainsaws, gloves, cleaning supplies, 200 hamburgers and cheeseburgers, chips, 100 ham and cheese sandwiches, protein drinks, ice, batteries, backpacks and other essentials. Kittel, from New Richmond, Wisc., responded to the request for help in

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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 biplane 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. The image on the right side is one of the

Navy’s most modern fighter aircraft, the F/A18 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, 314 North Spring St., Suite A, Pensacola, Fla. 32501, in the interest of military and ci-

physical relief efforts. “I felt a calling to go there and try to make a difference in people’s lives and show them that people are thinking of them and want to help,” Kittel said. With that, the group drove toward the destruction and into Churchwell’s life. They removed a significant amount of furniture from his home and cleared numerous driveways and paths so residents could come and go safely. “They were making sure we were all right, making sure we were hydrated,” Churchwell said. “They worked for hours and gave me a break. We need pilots with character, and these guys have got it.” Churchwell’s sincere gratitude for their help struck a chord with Kittel. “He and his wife’s appreciation for our time and effort is something I’ll never forget,” Kittel said. “They were so grateful that someone was there to help them when they needed it. The feeling of knowing you made a difference in someone’s life with simple effort and kindness is truly a blessing.” Sholty, Kittel and Gadboys covered a lot of ground. Working 14 to 16 hour days, they supported five other families, stopped to cut fallen trees off of roadways, put tarps over remaining roofs and on their breaks continued to distribute supplies to approximately 100 people.

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Ending veteran homelessness takes more than spare change By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist In 2010, when then-President Obama pledged to end veteran homelessness in ten years, I cynically thought it was an empty political promise during a time when it was popular to support military issues. But don’t you know, he nearly did it. By the time Obama left office, veteran homelessness had dropped from 74,087 in 2010 to 39,471 in 2016. Many feared that Trump’s pledge to end Veterans’ Administration corruption and wrongdoing might disrupt the progress. However, despite an uptick in veteran homelessness figures in 2017 attributed to rising housing prices in key states, Housing and Urban Development announced last week that veteran homelessness decreased in 2018 to 37,878, a 5.4 percent drop from the previous year. Is it really possible to solve this tragic issue once and for all? Week after week, rain or shine, I see homeless people, some claiming to be veterans, in the streets begging for

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money. The weathered woman in the median with a far-away stare, holding a dirty Dunkin Donuts cup. The deeply creased man at the end of the off-ramp, who uses a rusty can for collections. The thirtyish African American man leaning against the sign at the traffic stop, who peers with blood-shot eyes through my windshield, his calloused hand outstretched. Something about the regularity of the woman’s presence, the ruddiness of her face, and her same sad expression week after week, makes me suspicious that she panhandles to feed an addiction. I witness the man at the off-ramp put his cardboard sign down to stash a gift card that someone gave him behind a nearby shrub, where I spy a surprising stockpile of hidden items. Is he really a veteran as he claims, or a scam artist? The African American man appears so young and capable. Why doesn’t he have a job? As I avert panhandlers’ eyes, I know that I could easily quell my guilt by simply handing them a few dollars. But would that merely perpetuate their

About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, was a military spouse for more than 25 years. Her husband recently retired from the Navy. Her syndicated column appears in military and civilian newspapers, including Stars and Stripes, and on her blog, www.themeat a nd p ot a t o e s of l i fe.c o m . desperate situations? Isn’t there a more effective way to help? U.K. journalist and activist Matt Broomfield argues that we should “give cash directly and unconditionally” to people who beg in the streets because it’s none of our business

what they do with the money. “Those who think begging is a shortcut to easy money should try humiliating themselves daily in front of thousands of total strangers who won’t even look at them or acknowledge their existence. It is grueling, soul-destroying work. If people are desperate enough to beg, they need it.” Good point. But the most chronic homeless veterans are those who are drug-addicted or mentally ill. Over the years, HUD has learned that trying to get veterans to sober up or treat mental illnesses before giving them housing doesn’t work. Now HUD partners with the VA to house homeless veterans first, then provides follow-up care for the underlying issues. This strategic order – housing first, followed by clinical services and case management – seems to be the key to ending chronic homelessness among veterans. But this still begs the question – Should we give to the person in the street claiming to be a homeless veteran or not? Bloomfield says give them the cash regardless: “Wouldn’t you want to drink if you were

in their position?… Who are you to tell them what to do with their bodies?” But others opine that by putting change in a beggar’s hand, “we’re acting to relieve our guilt rather than (addressing the) underlying crisis.” Although it doesn’t provide the instant altruistic rush we gravitate toward this time of year, donating money or time to organizations dedicated to getting homeless vets off the streets is the right answer. The VA advises that communitybased, veterans-helping-veterans programs are most effective. Stand Down, a grassroots community intervention program is one such organization in need of volunteers and money. The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans also suggests donating to local shelters; volunteering as mentors, counselors and legal aides; and helping to raise funds from veterans’ service organizations, churches, schools and businesses. Spare change provides a “quick fix” for both giver and receiver. But smart giving is what homeless veterans truly need.

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5,200 active-duty personnel moving to Southwest border, Northcom chief says By Jim Garamone Defense.gov

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ASHINGTON – The Defense Department will deploy more than 5,000 active-duty personnel to aid the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection “to harden the southern border,” Air Force Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, the commander of U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Command said. “Border security is national security,” the general said at a news conference at the Ronald Reagan Building. He briefed the press alongside U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan. The active-duty troops will be participating in Operation Faithful Patriot, the general said. “As we sit here today, we have about 800 soldiers who are on their way to Texas,” the general said. The troops are coming from Fort Campbell and Fort Knox, Kentucky. “By the end of this week we will deploy over 5,200 soldiers to the Southwest border,” he said. “That is just the start of this operation. We will con-

U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, commander of U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command, discusses the Defense Department deployment to the Southwest border during a recent joint news conference in Washington. Joining him for the briefing was Kevin K. McAleenan, U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner. DoD video still

tinue to adjust the numbers and inform you of those.” The active-duty Soldiers will join 2,092 National Guardsmen participating in Operation Guardian Support. The deployment “fully adheres to our current authorities and governed by law and policy,” the general said. The troops that deploy with weapons will carry them, the general said. The troops will be in support of law enforcement with Customs and Border Protection, McAleenan said. The agency is facing something new. “What is new and challenging about this caravan phenomenon is the formation of multiple large groups, which present unique safety and border security threats,” he said at the news

conference. “Due to the large size of the potential caravans that may arrive at the border, however, the Department of Homeland Security has further requested the support of the Department of Defense.” The agency has requested aid in air and ground transportation, and logistics support, to move CBP personnel where needed. Officials also asked for engineering capabilities and equipment to secure legal crossings, and medical support units. CBP also asked for housing for deployed Border Protection personnel and extensive planning support. The commissioner said there are two caravans that the agency is watching. One has already made illegal entry across two

international borders, and the second – still in Guatemala – “has deployed violent and dangerous tactics against Guatemalan and Mexican border security teams,” he said. “Accordingly, we are preparing for the contingency of a large group of arriving persons intending to enter the United States in the next several weeks.” Operation Faithful Patriot will harden the U.S. border with Mexico. “In a macro sense, our concept of operations is to flow in our military assets with a priority to build up Southern Texas then Arizona and then California,” O’Shaughnessy said. “We will reinforce along priority points of entry to enhance CBPs ability to harden and secure the border.”

Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will bring their experience to the border, the general said. They will be joined by three combat engineer battalions with expertise in building temporary barriers and fencing. The battalions will bring their heavy equipment “which as we speak is long hauling toward Texas,” the general said. Military planning teams are already engaged with CBP counterparts. The military is also providing three medium lift helicopter companies and military police units. There are already three C-130 Hercules and one C-17 Globemaster III aircraft standing by to provide strategic airlift for CBP.

Don’t stand in line: TSA Precheck open to military, DoD civilians By Jim Garamone Defense.gov

WASHINGTON – Service members are trusted to defend the nation, surely they can be trusted when boarding a plane. This is the thinking of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), which is pushing to ensure that service members and DoD civilians know they can use the TSA Precheck program. “Service members are already enrolled in TSA Precheck, but many do not know they are,” TSA Administrator David Pekoske said in a recent interview. Pekoske, a retired Coast Guard vice admiral, wants all those eligible to use this free program. All service members of all components of the armed forces and students at the armed forces’ service academies are automatically enrolled in TSA Precheck. Their DoD ID num-

Holiday travel just got easier for military and DoD civilians. Photo by Michael Curtis

bers – a ten-digit number that should be on the back of your Common Access Card – serve as their Known Traveler Numbers (KTN). Civilian employees must opt into

the program using milConnect website at https://milconnect.dmdc.osd. mil/milconnect. Their DoD ID number is also their KTN. Again, there is no cost for military members or civilians. For the general public that enrolls in the program, the cost is $85. “This is a real benefit for being a member of the armed forces, and it is good for us from a security perspective,” Petoske said. To obtain their positions, service members and DoD civilians undergo background checks, and most have security clearances. They are trusted to carry weapons in defense of the United States or to safeguard America’s secrets. So the TSA decided that there was no need for them to take off their shoes and belts at a checkpoint to get on an aircraft. Using TSA Precheck: All travelers must add their DoD ID number to their Defense Travel System profiles

to access TSA Precheck while on official travel, but eligible service members and civilians can also use it on personal travel, Pekoske said. “If you go on any airline website, when you are making flight reservations, there is a box for the KTN and that is where they put their DoD number in,” he said. “Once you put the number in – especially if you are a regular flier on that airline – every time you make a reservation, or a reservation is made by the DoD travel service for you, they will automatically pick up that number. “The effort makes sense from an agency perspective and it is also a way to say thanks to members of the military and the civilian members of DoD and the Department of Homeland Security who sacrifice so much,” the administrator continued. “It’s a really good program and it provides a direct benefit to those who keep us free.”

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Navy Celebrates American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage, Contributions By Yonca Poyraz-Dogan Navy Office of Information Public Affairs WASHINGTON (NNS) – The Navy honors National American Indian Heritage Month in November celebrating achievements of American Indians and Alaska Natives and recognizing the central role they have played in the nation’s history. The theme for the month this year is “Sovereignty, Trust and Resilience.” American Indians and Alaska Natives serve in all branches of the military, and their contributions have been critical to the nation’s defense. As of June 2018, they comprise 2.3 percent (8,689) of the Navy’s total force, one percent (600) of the officer ranks and 2.8 percent (1,206) of enlisted Sailors. More than 22,000 American Indians or Alaska Natives serve in the U.S. military. American Indians and Alaska Natives have a legacy of honorable service that permeates naval history through every major armed conflict for more than 200 years. The Navy takes pride in highlighting Native Americans who blazed trails and changed the course of history forever. In 1924, voting rights were extended to all American Indians after the Snyder Act

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was passed. In World War II, 44,000 fought with distinction, including 1,910 in the Navy. Two Oklahoma Cherokees distinguished themselves in the Navy. Rear Adm. Joseph J. “Jocko” Clark commanded aircraft carriers and later a task force. Cmdr. Ernest E. Evans was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle off Samar, Philippines. Approximately 15,000 American Indians fought in the Korean War and more than 42,000 during Vietnam. In 1966, South Carolina

Cherokee Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class James E. Williams, while serving at South Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, killed an unknown number of enemy forces while helping to destroy 65 vessels and disrupting an enemy logistic operation. Williams was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the three-hour battle against Viet Cong guerrillas with the two riverine patrol boats he commanded. The Navy had the highest proportion of American Indians in uniform as of March 2012. A recent example is Mas-

ter Chief James D. Fairbanks, a Chippewa from Northern Minnesota. He served in the Marine Corps and in the Navy as a Seabee. In 2005, Fairbanks was selected as the 13th Force Master Chief of the Seabees. U.S. Navy ships named in honor of American Indians include USNS Red Cloud (TAKR-313), USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE-2), USNS Catawba (T-ATF-168), USNS Navajo (T-ATF-169), USNS Sioux (T-ATF-171), USNS Apache (T-ATF-172), USS Evans (DE 1023), USS Cherokee IV

(AT 66), Yaquima, Wovoka, Winamac, Waukegan, Keywadin II (ATA-213), Tioga II (Launch) and Wabash IV (AOR-5). The Navy’s leadership remains strongly committed to diversity and emphasizes that the Navy remains highly capable and mission ready by leveraging the strengths of a diverse force. Navy leadership encourages the Navy community to recognize and express appreciation for the past and present contributions of American Indian and Alaska Native Sailors, veterans, civilians and family members. As a tribute, the Navy units and agencies are welcome to conduct commemorative activities and events. The observance first began with the establishment of American Indian Day in May 1916 by the governor of New York. Decades later, it gained official national recognition when President George H. W. Bush approved a joint Congressional resolution designating November 1990 as National American Indian Heritage Month. For more on contributions of American Indians and Native Alaskans to the Navy, visit https://www.history.navy.mil/ content/history/nhhc/browseby-topic/diversity/americanindians.html.

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Hurricane Michael:

Before, during and after the storm

Story, photo by Jamie Link NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs Office

Naval Support Activity (NSA) Panama City was severely impacted by Hurricane Michael and Navy bases responded to provide immediate assistance. This is the story of before, during, and after of the impact of the deadly storm. Before the storm: We knew it was coming and we prepared for impact. NAS Whiting Field began to increase its Conditions of Readiness (COR) from COR 5, early precautions, to the highest condition, COR 1. As the storm continued its approach, NSA Panama City began their COR countdown as well. Onboard NAS Whiting Field (NASWF), Training Air Wing Five made the decision to safeguard their aircraft. Many T-6 Texan II aircraft and TH-57 helicopters were put in hangars, and the aircraft that could not fit in hangars were flown off to a safe location outside of the weather cone. “We are going to have to be ready for this one – it could get very bad,” NAS Whiting Field Emergency Manager Rudy Mendiola said. Mendiola and I attended the National Weather Service briefings at the Santa Rosa Emergency Operations Center and within 24 hours prior to impact, I believed our county, surrounding counties and military installations were as ready as we could be. Onboard NSA Panama City, which also prepared the best they could, Commanding Officer Cmdr. Jay Sego ordered the evacuation of all personnel away from the installation and they were provided about where to safe haven. Immediately before the storm hit, a small, core group of military and civilian personnel from NSA Panama

City evacuated to Bay County Emergency Services Operations Center in Southport, Fla. to weather the storm. During the storm: The destruction began for New Haven, Mexico Beach and NSA Panama City among many other towns on the Panhandle, with the destructive effects penetrating even as far as Georgia. As the winds picked up, the storm surge increased, and slowly more and more serious damage accumulated. Roofs were being ripped off homes and dangerous power lines were dangling in the wind. Traffic lights went out, and infrastructure was heavily impacted with dangerous flying debris damaging everything. One NSA Panama City Navy Gateway Inns and Suites employee shared with me what he experienced one evening a week after the storm. “It was awful. With sheer might I had to keep my table up against the back doors so they would not fly open,” he said. “It would have created a wind suction that would have allowed the roof to rip off.” At the Bay County Emergency Services Operations Center, NSA Panama City personnel hunkered down with local county officials and personnel to help any way they could. An NSA Panama City security officer was there with 911 operators as they fielded calls by many that began with panicked voices issuing frantic pleas of “help me.” After the storm: The initial damage assessment team was launched soon after the hurricane passed through. NSA Panama City leadership returned to the base to find significant damage to buildings and hundreds of trees down that ripped up water lines and created widespread destruction. NSA Panama City leadership recovered the installation command flag that flew during Hur-

Cmdr. Dean Allen, commanding officer of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11 (NMCB-11) of Gulfport, Miss., cuts down an uprooted tree onboard Naval Support Activity Panama City Oct. 22 during his visit with the NMCB-11 Seabees. ricane Michael. The flag was ripped to shreds, some of its stars were missing but it flew on. There is a photo of that flag on NSA Panama City’s Facebook page, providing a potent visual reminder of the incredibly damaging winds of the storm. Leadership brought that flag in and shared among a small group of personnel what that flag represented, what the base went through and what they themselves had been through. That flag now serves as a representation of the installation’s perseverance and symbolized the beginning of recovery after surviving the epic storm. With assistance from Navy Region Southeast, Naval Facilities Engineering Coming (NAVFAC), NAS Pensacola, NAS Whiting Field and Naval Construction Training Center Gulfport, the response began. NAS Pensacola (NASP) Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) stood up an Emergency Family Assistance Center (EFAC), Gulfport Emergency Manager Lew Fountain was

already assisting the NSA Panama City team with emergency operations prior to the storm. Naval Mobile Battalion Construction 11 (NMBC-11) Seabees arrived on station to clear roads. Fifty Seabees worked tirelessly to clear debris, set up a mess tent and create a water filtration system; watching them work was incredible to witness. Trucks, backhoes and chain saws hummed around the dedicated crew. Personnel from surrounding areas arrived one by one as needed. Gulf Coast Fire department from NASP and NASWF assisted with ensuring fire and emergency services were intact, and I arrived on station to help the base public affairs office. Some of the other assists included Theresa from Balfour Beatty at Whiting Pines Housing, NAS Whiting Field Public Works personnel Mr. Phillip Wolfe and Lt. jg. Nicolas Smith, and NAS Whiting Field Chaplain Lt.j.g. Frank Tillotson, who responded to assist at the Emergency Family Assistance Center.

Service members used their scheduled leave to assist the effort. ABH Willows brought food and diapers from Milton Fla. and Jamie Woody from Public Works drove supplies to Panama City day after day. This was not the only response from the western side of the panhandle. Many volunteers drove supplies and food to the area. They also offered help with tarping and making roof repairs, clearing debris and cutting trees in residents’ yards off-base. The response from Escambia and Santa Rosa counties was inspiring and heart-warming to watch, as people gathered truck-loads of desperately needed items to distribute to the significantly impacted areas in and around Panama City. Sego addressed personnel in a nightly note via the NSA Panama City Facebook page, informing the base community of the day’s progress, avenues for assistance, and the status of base infrastructure. On the night of his final address as things began to return to a “new normal,” he expressed his gratitude. “I want to say thank you to our entire NSA Panama City team than you for the opportunity to serve alongside you,” Sego said. “To all who have labored through the recovery effort thus far, your resiliency and resolve is motivating. “Without the support provided by individual augmentees from NAS Whiting Field, we would not have made the tremendous progress we did in such a short period of time,” he continued. “They helped in many ways from public affairs support to public works personnel assists, and with their help we succeeded in reopening the base 21 days after Hurricane Michael devastated the area.”

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Military Notices DLAB and DLPT tests available

Interested in taking the Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) or the Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) for foreign languages? Tests are administered Wednesdays at the Navy Language Testing Office Bldg. 634. The test is open to Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine, Coast Guard and DoD personnel. To schedule an appointment, visit https://www. mnp.navy.mil/group/information-warfare-training/ndfltp.

Purple Heart recipients sought

The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor is a New York State Historic Site administered by the New York State Park Commission. Dedicated Nov. 10, 2006, the hall’s mission is to collect, preserve and share with the public the stories of Purple Heart recipients. It is the first and only facility in the nation dedicated to honoring this country’s Purple Heart recipients. The primary way in which Purple Heart recipients are honored is through enrollment in The Roll of Honor electronic database which is accessible in The hall’s main gallery and on its website, www.thepurpleheart.com. Purple Heart recipients are encouraged to become members of the Roll of Honor by completing an enroll form and submitting it to the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. Family members and friends may also enroll Purple Heart recipients, living or deceased, by completing an enrollment form and providing supporting evidence. Enrollment is voluntary and free of cost. Help us honor and preserve the stories of these deserving men and women by enrolling them today in the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. To enroll a Purple Heart recipient or for more information, visit www.thepurpleheart.com.

2019 Midway Class Reunion event

The 2019 Midway Class Reunion, a.k.a. “The Three Sisters Reunion,” will be held May 6 to 10, 2019, in San Diego, Calif. The reunion hotel will be named once negotiations are completed and the hotel contract has been signed. May 6, will be check-in and registration and May 10 will be check-out. Reunion events will take place on the three days in between May 7, 8 and 9. Three events already scheduled are the welcome reception at the reunion hotel May 7; the “meet and greet” at the USS Midway Museum May 8 and the grand banquet on the flight deck May 9. Start spreading the news to your fellow Midway Class carrier shipmates who served on the USS Midway, the USS Coral Sea or the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt. You do not have to be a member of the reunion associations of these three carriers to attend the reunion – but you do need to have served on one or more of the three ships during your time in the Navy. Family members and guests are welcome to attend.

Onboard NASP Polar Express PJ party at NNAM

The National Naval Aviation Museum (NNAM) will present “The Polar Express” Pajama Party at 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday on the Giant Screen Theater beginning Nov. 24 through Dec. 23. Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas for the magical journey to the North Pole to find the true spirit of Christmas. Tickets prices are $7 per person. Infants ages 1 and under are free and do not require a ticket purchase. Arrive early and purchase tickets in person at the museum ticket counter. Advanced tickets are available in person at the Giant Screen Theater ticket counter. Admission into NNAM is free and open to the public. The museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.NavalAviationMuseum.org.

Around Town Annual Christmas Creation date

The 41st annual Christmas Creation Arts and Craft Show will be held starting today, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be served both days. Santa will make an appearance Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Get a host gift for Thanksgiving and start on your Christmas list. Stop by the Sweet Shoppe for cheese straws, cookies and pies. For more information, e-mail kmwramsey@gmail. com.

“Read All About It...” Nov. application fees waived for SIU

The Southern Illonois University (SIU) Carbondale located onboard NAS Pensacola, Bldg. 634, Suite 13 will be waiving all application fees for the month of November. Classes will begin again Jan. 14. For more information, e-mail pensacola@siu.edu or call 455-2449.

Holiday Gulf Coast Chorale show

The greater Pensacola area Gulf Coast Chorale is delighted to inform you that they will perform their “Holiday Road ... All Roads Lead Home for the Holidays” show today, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Gulf Breeze. Doors open at 7 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Tickets are available at the door, from Chorale members and through the Chorale website www.gulfcoastchorale.org.

Jazz students invited to apply

Student jazz musicians, you are invited to submit an entry to the 2019 Student Jazz Competition. The finals will be the March Jazz Gumbo, 6:30 p.m., March 18, at Phineas Phogg’s in Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. Three finalists from each division – College Instrumental, High School Instrumental and Jazz Vocal – will perform at the live finals. Awards for first, second and third in each division, ranging from $100 to $500, will be presented at the conclusion of the event. Application deadline is March 1. Go to www.jazzpensacola.com to download the 2019 application, the current flyer and backing tracks. For more information, send an email to info@jazzpensacola.com or call 433-8382.

Pet pictures with Santa at Santa Paws

The Pensacola Humane Society will be hosting a Santa Paws photo booth Dec. 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Get in the holiday spirit with spirits and your best furry friend. Bring your pooch to 500 East Heinberg Street, then jump in line to get your dog’s picture with Santa Claus. The photographer will take photos with your camera. It is free to attend; donations are welcomed. Pensacola Humane Society and Gulf Coast Brewery team up to bring you Pensacola’s newest favorite holiday tradition. It’s a community get-together for a great cause. The Pensacola Humane Society is located at 5 North Q Street and is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.

Camellia Club 80th annual show

The Pensacola Camellia Club (PCC) will have its 80th annual Camellia Show at University of West Florida (UWF) Conference Center located at 11000 University Parkway Bldg. 22, along with UWF Camellia Garden Tour and Plant Sales Dec. 8. Bloom preparation begins at 7 a.m. and judging begins mid-morning. There will be judges from several states who are certified by the America Camellia Society. Public viewing is free and begins at 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., after judging and prizes have been awarded. Prior to 1 p.m., visitors can ride on the University’s shuttle service to tour the UWF Camellia Garden or view and purchase many of the Camellia plants available for sales. This year winning bloom prizes have been replaced with Toys for Tots donations. PCC will also be taking donation of unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. Plant sales begin at 9 a.m. and will continue until 4 p.m. or until the supply is sold out. Membership and additional information about the Pensacola Camellia Club activities can be found a www.pensacolacamelliaclub.com/annual-camellia-show or by calling 7800410.

I Pink I Can annual run announced

Join the Krewe du YaYas at the sixth annual I Pink I Can Run four-mile run/walk for breast cancer Feb. 23. The race will start at 9 a.m. at the Flora-Bama Lounge. All proceeds from this event benefit The Keeping Abreast Foundations’ mammography and breast health programs. Cost is $30 now until Feb. 19 at 5 p.m. Registration rate goes up to $35 at packet pick-up and race day. To register, visit www.active.com/perdido-keyfl/running/distance-running-races/i-pink-i-canrun-2019. For more information, visit www.keepingabreastfoundation.org.

Concert benefitting Toys for Tots

AJ’s BraveHearts will be hosting a concert ben-

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efitting Toys for Tots at Vinyl Music Hall tomorrow, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m.The concert will include performances by the Ecambia High Jazz band, Lola Montez from Nashville, Tenn., Gotham City Troubadour and AJ Williams (AJ The Musician) both from Pensacola. AJ’s BraveHearts will be collecting brand new unwrapped toys for a boy or girl and monetary donations for this particular event.This is an all ages event. AJ’s BraveHearts is a 501c3 charity that aims to help in local communities along the Gulf Coast. The charity’s home base is in Pensacola and they do everything from distributing canned goods and nonperishable items to soup kitchens, church missions, food pantries, assisting runaway youth shelters and much more. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information, visit www.vinylmusichall.com.

Leave No Trace at Fort Pickens

Gulf Islands National Seashore will welcome Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers and Ocean Hour for a special day of learning about outdoor ethics and citizen science. The event will take place tomorrow, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fort Pickens Discovery Center. The family-friendly event will include workshops and presentations on outdoor ethics and a beach cleanup. The Fort Pickens Discovery Center is the heart of the Fort Pickens historic district, just steps away from the historic fort. The center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and offers interactive exhibits on a wide range of park topics. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/guis.

Sinfonia Gulf Coast fall concert

The Sinfonia Gulf Coast Youth Orchestra will perform at their fall concert Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church Destin. The Sinfonia Youth Orchestra program is the premier training orchestra in Northwest Florida and consists of more than 50 students who participate in a variety of ensembles that perform throughout the school year in one of two ensembles: The Sinfonietta Strings and the Sinfonia Youth Orchestra. The fall concert will feature both ensembles performing traditional classical as well as everyone’s favorite holiday selections. Attendance is free and open to the public. For more information, call Sinfonia Gulf Coast at 460-8800.

Invitation to annual Pow Wow

You are invited to attend the 28th annual Pow Wow. It will be held starting tomorrow, Nov. 17 and 18 on the Tribal Grounds at 4750 Willard Norris Road, Milton, FL. (The corner of Willard Norris Rd and Oser Rd.) Grounds open each day at 9 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. The Grand Entry will commence at 11 a.m. Nov. 17 and noon Nov. 18. There will be artifacts on display and events throughout the day, including storytelling for children, food concessions and much more. The tribe is asking for your help in making this the most highly attended Pow Wow in its history. Join the Pow Wow in a celebration of Native American Heritage and Culture. For further information, contact Dan Helms at 7482441 or by e-mail at Council@SantaRosaCreekTribe. org.

Meal in a Bag feed families in need

Today, Nov. 16, is the last day donations can be made to the Ever’man Meal in a Bag program to help feed local families in need and support the MANNA Food Pantries. Each bag contains enough supplies to make a nutritious meal including organic beans, stuffing mix, rice, pasta, canned goods, and natural Thanksgiving staples. The donation amount for the healthy, nutritious products is discounted to $20 and can be purchased at Ever’man Cooperative Grocery and Cafe (Ever’man), Member First Credit Union locations or online. Donations are being accepted online or in person at several locations. To donate online, visit everman.org news page for the link. Donate in person at Ever’man located at 315 W Garden St. or Member First locations in Pensacola: at 251 West Garden St., 4240 W. Fairfield Dr., 7176 N. 9th Ave. and 250 W. Airport Blvd., and in Pace at 5005 Hwy. 90. For more information, visit www.everman.org.

Free Scottish dance classes

Free Scottish dance classes will be offered at the Dance Craft Dance Studio, 8618 Pensacola Blvd., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. every Sunday night. No partner or experience is necessary. For more information, contact Holly Sherman at 607-9200.

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GOSPORT Getting choked up: 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.

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Week of Great American Smokeout emphasizes why you should quit Story, photo by Airman William Tracy 50th Space Wing Public Affairs

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ealth personnel at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., advocate tobacco and electronic cigarette users kick the habit for good in recognition of the Great American Smokeout the week of Nov. 15. The American Cancer Society established The Great American Smokeout as a day to encourage tobacco cessation throughout the U.S. “The goal is to lower smoking rates on base, and as a result we will have healthier Airmen,” Carol Carr, Schriever AFB health promotions coordinator said. Carr said those serving may sometimes be pressured to try tobacco by peers. She advocates against this, adding those who pick up smoking or other tobacco use in the military may not directly feel the Health Problems it causes, as many service members fall between the 18 to 40 age group, where the long term effects are not as apparent. “A lot of people may sometimes think ‘Oh, I’ll be 40 when I retire, my health is not an issue while serving,’ but you can feel those effects early, and if you continue to smoke, you will definitely feel the effects when you’re older,” she said. USAF Staff Sgt. Katherine Exparza, 21st Medical Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of force health management, is one of these resources. Exparza, a former smoker, provides tobacco cessation counselling to help Airmen quit. She shared her struggles after deciding to quit smoking when she became pregnant. “It was definitely a struggle for me, especially changing a routine – I always wanted to smoke after having a cup of coffee or a meal,” she said. “I just had to alter my schedule and stay away from temptations.

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Different quitting methods fit different people.” Exparza recommends Airmen do not try to quit alone. “You have to be mentally prepared to quit,” she said. “Have a support system and someone to keep you accountable, it makes things much easier.” While the Great American Smokeout is one day, the ACS, like Carr and Exparza, encourage people use the time as a stepping stone toward quitting for good. According to The Center for Disease Control, smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. More than 16 million Americans live with a disease and or other health defects because of smoking, and on average s m o ke r s die ten years younger than non-smokers. A d d i t i o n a l l y, smoking related fires cause millions of dollars worth of damage each year, and healthcare for smokers costs the U.S. billions. It’s not just the taxpayers in general who lose money, but the individual as well. For example, on average, packa-day smokers spend more than $9,000 a year to fund their habit. This is expected to increase as

The Great American Smoke Out was yesterday, Nov 15. Onboard NAS Pensacola, anti-smoking mascot Ciggy Butts (below) may have paid you a visit. If you didn’t decide to quit smoking yesterday, today is your second chance ... you really should take advantage of local programs to quit tobacco. Quitting cigarettes or smokeless tobacco is not easy, but there are many tools and medications available to assist with the process. Talk to a physician today or contact the Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) Mental Health Department at 505-6749 or the Health Promotions and Wellness Department at 505-7243 to get started on the path to quitting.

the costs of cigarettes and other tobacco products continue to rise throughout the country. While American society has taken a much stricter stance toward tobacco use compared to a few decades ago – where individuals could order cigarettes from their hospital bed and smoke onboard airplanes – smoking continues to be prevalent in the population, as of 2018, more than 30 million Americans smoke. In recent years, electronic cigarettes have become popular alternatives to traditional tobacco use; often marketed as a healthier option. Carr said this is misleading as many of the chemicals and substances in electronic cigarettes

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and other vaping products are unhealthy. Additionally, many contain nicotine, the addictive chemical which gets people hooked on tobacco use, and can lead to smoking and using actual tobacco. “The best alternative is to not use electronic cigarettes or tobacco products at all,” Carr said. “Vaping and electronic cigarette use can easily lead to actual tobacco use, and the containment of carcinogens and other things bad for your health are found in these devices.” Carr encourages Airmen who use tobacco products or vape to use their services to quit, not only for their benefit, but for the Air Force as a whole. For more information about The Great American Smokeout, go to https://www.cancer.org/ healthy/stay-away-from-tobacco/great-american-smokeout. html. Sources: https://www.smokefree.org.nz/smoking-its-effects/ cost-of-smoking, https://www. cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/ fact_ sheets/fast_ facts/index. htm.

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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 started 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.

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NETC employee earns Meritorious Civilian Service Award for Sailor 2025 RRL contributions from Naval Education and Training Command From NETC Public Affairs

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IRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad, commander of Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), presented Robert Monette with the Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award, during an all-hands call with NETC’s Virginia Beach staff Nov. 6. As the deputy director of NETC’s Fleet Integration, Learning and Development Division (N7), Monette played a key role as a primary architect for Ready, Relevant Learning (RRL) as part of Sailor 2025, the Navy’s program to more effectively recruit, develop, manage, reward and retain the force of tomorrow. On any given day, Monette’s leadership and vision improved training and education processes

and programs supporting the development and provision of initial skills training to more than 30,000 Sailors. “Mr. Monette’s ability to process complex information, conduct thorough analysis, and provide senior leadership with act ionable infor mation has made him an irreplaceable member of the Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E) team,” Capt. John Dye, NETC N7 director said. “He is without question the ‘go

Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad, commander of Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), presents Robert Monette with the Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award. As the deputy director of NETC’s Fleet Integration, Learning and Development Division (N7), Monette played a key role as a primary architect for Ready, Relevant Learning as part of Sailor 2025, the Navy’s program to more effectively recruit, develop, manage, reward and retain the force of tomorrow. Photo by Robin Holland

to’ civilian when it comes to training integration and development, Sailor 2025 Ready, Relevant Learning and Block Learning.” Monette oversaw the design and implementation of the RRL phase one process of Block Learning, which changes the Navy’s current practice of front-loading individual rating training to a more disbursed, modular delivery that will span across a Sailor’s career-long learning continuum. His

team conducted the subsequent meticulous analysis of 77 ratings, 788 training paths and 813 unique courses of instruction. As a result, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, as the executive agent for RRL, approved 54 Block Learning reports, which paves the way for the next steps in the RRL process. “His efforts laid the foundation for the over-arching goals of Ready, Relevant Learning and the future of

Navy modernized training delivery,” Dye said. He explained that Monette’s expertise in the science of learning is also what led to his selection to represent NETC as the training subject matter expert on the Chief of Naval Personnel’s Strategic Integration Group that developed the concept and design of the Sailor 2025 training modernization effort. Sailor 2025 is comprised of nearly 45 initiatives to improve and modernize personnel management and training systems to more effectively recruit, develop, manage, reward and retain the force of tomorrow. It is focused on empowering Sailors, updating policies, procedures and operating systems, and providing the right training at the right time in the right way to ensure Sailors are ready for the Fleet. Sailor 2025 is organized into three main lines of effort, specifically Personnel System Modernization, RRL and Career Readiness. For additional information on Naval Education and Training Command, visit the NETC website at https:// www.public.navy.mil/netc or www.navy.mil/local/cnet and follow NETC on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ netcpao.

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• Fleet and Family Support Center The NASP Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), 151 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625, is offering the following: • Family Employment Readiness Brief: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Tuesday. This workshop is targeted to spouses and family members who are seeking employment, education and volunteer information • Move.mil: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday. One hour dedicated to online walkthrough to set up your account and make your move seamless • Base tour: 9 a.m. to noon the first Wednesday of every month. The next tour is scheduled for Dec. 5. Learn about the history of Naval Air Station Pensacola and how to get around base. • Stress Management: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every first and third Thursday. The next class is scheduled for Dec. 6. Stress and damage your health, both physical and mental. Learn how to recognize stress and become more productive, happier and healthier • Imagination Station: 10 a.m. to noon every third Thursday of the month at Blue Wahoo Stadium. The next meeting is Dec. 20. The NASP New Parent Support program partners with the Imagination Station for a military family play date. Meet some military families and let your children play. • SAPR 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

• Worship schedule • NAS Pensacola – Protestant • Worship service, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Bldg. 1982 • Chapel choir, meets following the 10:15 a.m. Sunday service at Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel • Contemporary service, 6 p.m. Sunday, All Faiths Chapel, dinner after service • 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 NAS Pensacola – 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. Sunday, J.B. McKamey NASP Corry Station – Protestant • Adult Bible study, 9 a.m. Sunday, fellowship hall • Chapel choir, 9 a.m. Sunday, choir room vice sanctuary • Worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday • Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. Sunday • Contemporary worship, 6:00 p.m. Sunday, followed by fellowship at 7:00 p.m. • Bible study and dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, fellowship hall Latter Day Saints • Service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday NASP Corry Station – Roman Catholic • Mass, noon Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For more, call 452-6376 NAS Whiting Field Chapel – Roman Catholic • Mass, 11 a.m. Friday NAS Whiting Field Chapel – Protestant • Bible study, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday with meal 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)

• Greek Orthodox Orthos, 10 a.m. Sunday, Chapel (everyone welcome) • Greek Orthodox Worship, 11 a.m. Sunday, Chapel (everyone welcome) • Weekly chapel service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For more information, call 623-7212 Other services: • B’nai Israel Synagogue, 1829 North Ninth Ave., services by Rabbi/Cantor Sam Waidenbaum. 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 433-7311 or e-mail help@bnaiisraelpensacola.org • 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://templebethelofpensacola.org • Brit Ahm Messianic Synagogue, 6700 Spanish Trail. Services are 10 a.m., Saturday morning. For more, visit www.shalompensacola. com • Buddhism 101 – Introduction to Nichiren Buddhism courses are provided every third Wednesday at the Downtown Pensacola Library at 6 p.m. For more information, call 436-5060 • Seventh-day Adventist – Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1080 North Blue Angel Parkway, services at 11 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 453-3442 • Grace Christian Church – (a non-denominational Christian Church/Church of Christ) 9921 Chemstrand Rd. Phone: 494-3022 Weekly Sunday services: Bible school – 9:30 a.m., Worship – 10:30 a.m. • Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 1720 W. Garden Street. Sunday Service – Orthros 8:45 a.m., Liturgy 10 a.m. Weekday Feast Day Services – Orthros 8:30 a.m., Liturgy 9:30 a.m. For information call 433-2662 or visit www.annunciationgoc.org.

• 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 victims 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 4499231/2. For the Civilian Victim Advocate, call 293-4561. To contact duty SARC, call the SARC cell at 554-5606. • CREDO Chaplain’s Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) Southeast offers retreats enabling military members and their families to develop personal and spiritual resources in order to meet the unique challenges of military life. For information, e-mail Tony Bradford at Tony.bradford.ctr@navy.mil or call 452-2342. • NASP Community Outreach If you are interested in participating in volunteer activities, contact NASP Community Outreach. The office tracks volunteer hours. Report your volunteer work to get due recognition. Call 452-2532 or email nasp_ comm_outreach @ Navy.mil.


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Holiday cheer at Winterfest

The annual Winterfest will kick off Nov. 23 with an Elf Parade through downtown Pensacola starting at 4:45 p.m. Photo courtesy of Winterfest

From Mary Riker WSRE Every December, downtown Pensacola transforms into a winter wonderland through the magic of Pensacola Winterfest. This year, the festival will start with the Elf Parade Nov. 23 at 4:45 p.m. to 10 p.m. No, Pensacola doesn’t see a lot of snow, and yes, we’ve been known to wrap palm trees in strings of colored lights. None of that means we can’t appreciate a good cup of hot chocolate, holiday cheer and celebrating the winter season – we simply do it the Pensacola way with Winterfest. Our historic streets become Christmas Town, complete with

thousands of twinkling holiday lights, elves, Santa, and more. You can see it all by taking a tour on our Polar Express Trolley. It all kicks off with the annual Elf Parade through downtown. Costumed kids of all ages march alongside an alligator “second line” brass band, Santa, and a host of holiday characters. The four-block promenade includes a Christmas song battle, tumbling snowflakes and plenty of cheer. Winterfest’s premier trolley tour features 16 performances along a 60-minute trolley trip through Downtown Pensacola. Jolly, singing guides accompany you into a world of wonder with scenes from your favorite holiday memories. Along the way,

Elvis, the Grinch, and characters from “The Polar Express” and “A Christmas Story” get on board to share in the spirit of Christmas. The week before Christmas the special Santa’s Express Tour provides the perfect holiday outing for tiny tots with their eyes all aglow. Santa and Rudolph give the sleigh a night off and join in the fun on the trolley ride. And everyone is invited to take part in the Winterfest Reindeer Games, which include a snow machine, gourmet cocoa, visits with Santa and actual reindeer games with Santa’s reindeer. Reindeer games are free fun for all. For more information, visit www.pensacolawinterfest.org.

C @ NAS Pensacola Portside Cinema a FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY TUESDAY “Venom” (PG13) “Smallfoot” (PG) “Goosebumps 2” (PG) “Smallfoot” (PG) t 3D: 5:30 p.m. 3D: 12:30 p.m. Noon 2D: 5 p.m. 2D: 8 p.m. c “Venom” (PG13) “Venom” (PG13) “Venom” (PG13) “Goosebumps 2” (PG) 3D: 3 p.m. 2D: 2 p.m. and 4:30 2D: 7:30 p.m. h 5 p.m. 2D: 5 p.m. p.m. “Hell Fest” (R) “Halloween” (R) 7 p.m.

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“Venom” (PG13) 2D: 5:10 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. “Goosebumps 2” (PG) 5 p.m. “A Star is Born” (R) 7 p.m.

“Halloween” (R) 5:30 p.m.

“Halloween” (R) 7 p.m.

“Hell Fest” (R) 8 p.m.

“Smallfoot” (PG) 2D: 1 p.m.

“Goosebumps 2” (PG) Noon

“First Man” (PG13) 3:30 p.m.

“First Man” (PG13) 2 p.m.

“A Star is Born” (R) 6:30 p.m.

“A Star is Born” (R) 7:30 p.m. Regular shows: $4 adults, $2 children ages 6 through 11, free for 5 and younger 3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6 through 11, free for 5 and younger NASP Portside Cinema is closed on Monday.

5:10 p.m.

“Halloween” (R) 7:10 p.m.

THURSDAY “Goosebumps 2” (PG) 5 p.m. “First Man” (PG13) 7 p.m. “Smallfoot” (PG) 2D: 5:10 p.m. “Venom” (PG13) 2D: 7:30 p.m.

November 16, 2018

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. • History Walk Through: NASP Corry Station will host a History Walk Through Nov. 30 at 8:30 a.m. Dress according to temperature and bring a water bottle. For more information, call 452-6802. • Pop-Up Playdates: Pop-Up Play- Try this dates hosted throughout NASP and NASP • Christmas Golf Corry Station will be Classic: The A.C. ending Nov. 27 with a Read Golf Course onfinal play date at the board NAS Pensacola Corry Youth Sports will host the Great Complex Playground Christmas Golf Clasfrom 10 a.m. to noon. sic Dec. 1, tee times Make new friends in the 7 a.m. through 9 a.m. community. For more The classic will include information, call 452- a nine-hole scramble, a nine-hole best ball 3806. • Backpacking and nine-hole modiOvernight Trips: fied alternate shot. There will be an over- Cost is $170 per pernight backpacking trip son for a two person Nov. 10 through 12 to team. For more inforSipsey Wilderness, Ala. mation or to register, Go with MWR on an call 452-2454. out-of-town backpacking adventure. All gear and transportation provided. Only $60, rain or shine. Sign up for the skills course at the Tickets and Travel office Bldg. 3787 at Corry Station. Backpacking 101 Skills Course is a prerequisite for all NAS Pensacola backpacking trips. The next course is scheduled Nov. 24 through 25. See below for more details. For more information call 281-5489. • Backpacking 101 Skills Course: In preparation for the upcoming backpacking trip in October, MWR will be hosting a Backpacking 101 Skills Course Nov. 24 through 25. Course price is $40, gear included. Sign up for the skills course at the Tickets and Travel Office Bldg. 3787 at Corry Station. For more information call 281-5489. • Family Fitness Days: The Family Fitness Center onboard NASP Corry Station will be hoting Family Fitness Days the first and third Saturdays of the month starting tomorrow, Nov. 17. These events will educate families about fintess and nutrition through family fun, activities, lectures and programming. for more information, call 452-6004. • Discount tickets: Stop by the Information, Tickets and Travel (ITT) office at the NEX Mall on Highway 98 to check out the discounts available on vacations and attractions. For more information, call 452-6354.

Liberty Activities 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 www.naspensacola-mwr. com.

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Marketplace Announcements

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CHILDCARE: Lennon’s Little Friends Home Childcare has full time spots available. We also offer drop in care for 1 day or as needed. After hour care available (nights and weekends). Military discount given with mention of ad and ID. (850)725-5020 We can drive your car anywhere in the U.S. and deliver right to your door, or location of your choice. Licensed, Insured and member BBB. Call: 850934-8020 NEEDED: 4 CDL drivers to deliver trucks call now 850-934-8020 2 Family Garage sale some of everything Saturday 11/17/18 @8AM until 3;30 PM. 7863 Bay Meadows Dr. Pensacola Fl.Please no early birds Garage Sale! Saturday, Nov. 17th @0700-1300. At 5923 Last Big Tree Lane, Pensacola, FL. New & like new electronics, home items, etc. Call 850.291.0343

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WANTED: Retired engineer to help design high end home stereo speakers. Call Max 850380-8774

44 Mag. N.I.B. Rossi lever action carbine 16” bbl. Not interested in keeping it. $540.00 text/call 850-3244565.

FREE. Queen sofa bed. Looking to buy a 30-foot Must pick up. (850) 457- to 40 foot sailboat for 3713 anyone pcsing looking to sell I’m interested mostly Auto in Pensacola area Auto

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LEM #5 .25hp meat grinder with accessories and jerky gun. Only used 1 season. $175.00 obo. Call 850-516-1996 leave message.

2008 King Ranch Ford F-350. 6.4L V8 Diesel. In very used condition, but great truck. Around 190K miles. Email me at eskota3@hotmail.com.

Graco snug ride 35 car seat, 2 click connect car seat bases and 1 click connect stroller. Color: red. In great condition. Selling as a set. $115.00.Text 850- Pfaltzgraff Capri Frost 316-6895 for photos and 53 pc stainless steel more info. silverware. in box,  never used.  $25.00 850.607.2012 Graco motorized infant swing. Collapsable space Set of 4 Uniroyal Tiger Paw saver. In great condition. touring tires.  225.55.16R. $30.00. Text 850-316-6895 Lots of tread left. $10.00 for photos and more info. each. 850.607.2012

Free Antique Piano Kirkman, London, Sold by Woodward & Co, Edinburgh. Upright with bench. Piano has all original material. You pick up.

White vinyl wicker. 3 large chairs 3 ottomen, Loveseat, 2 end tables + coffee table. WANTED: Instructor $1800 inv. Asking $650.00. to teach individual how Cushions incl. Great cond. to operate an internet (850)484-8998 business. Call Max 850380-8774 Wanted

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Harley Davidson memrobilia, belt, 100 yr jewelry box,T shirts, new boots, event pins, etc. text 850 449 3031 for pictures. Prices? Negotiated.

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100+ hardcover books for sale, most in new condition. $5.00 each.  many grisham & clancy LG French Door Refrig, Stainless steel. 21 CF with working ice maker. Looks great. Call or text Rudy at 850-512-7569, Paid $2,800 sell for $500   Lawn edger, electric. $35.00. 850-602-7014 Wilson Ladies X31 Tour Golf Clubs with Jackpot putter. Bag & Travel Bag. $225.00 Used twice, like new 850-602-7014 Tree chain saw, electric Poulan 8” $75.00 850-602-7014

2009 COACHMEN 3150 SS C-CLASS MOTORHOME. 57,000 MI, Excellent Condition, See at Corry Resale Lot $40,000. 850-698-0260

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Home & Hangar on private airport in Holt, FL. 2 BR 2 bth house. Offered for sale by owner/builder. No 96 Nissan Hard body realtor calls please. 931pickup. New paint, brakes, 252-6546 tires. Cruise control and blue tooth. Very good 3 BR/1.5 Bath FULLY condition. Great car for Furnished House. Pool student.131,000 miles. Table, Man Cave, Screened $3500. Patio with Hot Tub, above ground Pool. Nice gated 2010 Genesis Coupe, private backyard with V-6 306HP, Auto party deck and fire pit. New Tires Lights All bedrooms have queen Leather, Heat Seats, size beds. Move in ready. QuadTip Exhaust, Located near Saufley Field. Tinted, Sunroof, DVD/ $1300 month. Call Sean CD/MP3 $12000 Steve 850-503-0215. 8 5 0 . 6 9 6 . 8 9 3 6 Warrantied 2021 House for sale by Owner near NHP. 4BR/4Ba 2004 Toyota Avalon XLS  2700/3200 Sq Ft. Hot tub. for sale. White; sunroof, Need to downsize Please leather, only 51,000 miles. call.850-723-6381. Asking $6,900. Call Jackie at 478-7381. 3/2 Bath, house  for sale, great investment, close to base. $126,500, note less than $700 month. 2324 W Avery St. Call Debra 850602-4606

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