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NAS Pensacola holiday gate hours ...

Thanksgiving Day – Gate 7 at NASP Corry Station and NASP’s West Gate will be closed Nov. 27; will reopen Nov. 28. Christmas – Gate 7 and West Gate closing Dec. 19 at 6 p.m.; will reopen Jan. 5 at 5 a.m.

Naval Hospital Pensacola open Nov. 28 ... Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) will be open Nov. 28, following Thanksgiving.

All NHP clinics and departments will be open that day including pharmacy, lab and the internal and family medicine clinics. All of the Medical Home Port Teams (Blue, Orange, Green and Gator) will have same-day appointments and will be available for questions by either calling 505-7171 or through secure messaging via RelayHealth. The Urgent Care Center is also available 365 days a year from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. for all TRICARE beneficiaries.

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Sailors sworn in as American citizens By Lt. Cmdr. Troy Sallee NATTC PAO

Students assigned to Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) became United States citizens during a naturalization ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum Nov. 13. During the ceremony 67 citizen candidates, including nine NATTC Sailors, swore allegiance to and became citizens of the United States. This event was different from most other citizenship ceremonies because several of the new American citizens had already sworn to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States when they became U.S. Navy Sailors. “Many people are surprised to learn that American citizenship is not a prerequisite to joining the American armed forces. In fact, for many service members, the armed forces are a means to obtaining citizenship,” said Capt. Alan Dean, NATTC’s commanding officer. AA Alen Samardzic, originally from Croatia, is a student

Chief U.S. District Judge M. Casey Rodgers and Senior U.S. District Judge Lacey Collier applaud at the end of a speech by AN Paulo Bermudez during a naturalization ceremony Nov. 13 at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Bermudez, an aviation professional apprentice career track (APACT) student at Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), was one of 67 people who became United States citizens during the ceremony, which was held in honor of military veterans. Photo by Janet Thomas

in NATTC’s Aviation Professional Apprentice Career Track (APACT) Course. “It was important for me to become a citizen because I have lived here pretty much my whole life, and it’s all I know,” said Samardzic. “I want to take ad-

vantage of everything the U.S. has to offer – military service, freedom and everything else.” Samardzic and his parents moved from Bosnia to Croatia, and ultimately the United States when he was 2 years old to escape the conflict in Bosnia. He

grew up in Des Moines, Iowa, and joined the Navy mostly to take advantage of the travel and the benefits. He also admits, though, that he has always wanted to be in the military and the path to citizenship was a small consideration.

“My dream is to one day become an officer, and possibly a pilot,” he said. “I would like to ultimately become one of the Blue Angels.” Another NATTC APACT student who became a citizen was AA Arturo Gourentchik. He was born in Peru and moved to Newark, Del., when he was 8. “I joined the U.S. Navy to travel and see new things, but also because I plan to take advantage of tuition assistance and the GI bill to finish my civil engineering degree,” said Gourentchik. “I would have become a citizen anyway, but when you are in the military the process is shorter by at least several months.” Looking for a better life and future, AN Fel Bellaflor moved to the United States from the Philippines last year. He worked in a warehouse filling, clearing and packaging containers for seven months until he could go to boot camp. He was disappointed that the job did not have any benefits.

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Mustin Beach gets sand replenishment makeover From NASP Navy Natural Resources

Mustin Beach, near the Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Mustin Beach Club, has received a makeover. Ten years of disappearing sand was replaced in recent months during a project completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in conjunction with NASP and the U.S. Coast Guard. “This project involved moving more than 41,000 cubic yards of beach sand that had built up on the side of the Coast Guard boat basin and transporting the sand to Mustin Beach, where more than 200 feet of sand had eroded due to storm activity,” said Mike Malsom, project manager and biologist for the Mobile District Corps of Engineers. The project, officially termed “U.S. Coast Guard Pensacola Sand Bypass Project” was initially planned more

and Ted Bridis, U.S. Coast Guard Miami Civil Engineering Unit. The sand that had accumulated near the Coast Guard Station was causing a problem by spilling over into the boat basin, while the eroded area along nearby Mustin Beach needed sand. The decision was made to physically move the sand to Mustin Beach. Malsom and the Corps of Engineers team worked with the Coast Guard to plan the project and to obtain funding and permits. The actual work took a month to complete, resulting in four acres of a “new” white sandy shoreline at Mustin Beach. “The project was a great team effort involving a lot of Re-purposed sand has been deposited on a beach area dedicated people and the base is glad to get Mustin Beach near the Mustin Beach Club onboard NAS Pensacola. back to its pre-hurricane width,” Gibson said. “Mustin Photo from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Beach is part of the base’s Adopt-A-Beach program and than five years ago during discussions between Mark the (Naval Hospital Pensacola) Second Class Association Gibson, Navy Natural Resources manager Pensacola, will now have a full new beach to monitor for cleanup.”

USO Thanksgiving feast Nov. 27-30 From USO of Northwest Florida

USO of Northwest Florida will present its seventh annual Thanksgiving Feast & Festivities Nov. 27-30 at the Naval Air Station Pensacola center. The weekend will kick off on Thanksgiving Day with a meal served by volunteers and staff. Other weekend activities will include a chili cook-off, football feeding frenzy, an XBOX One tournament and a movie marathon. The USO is open for active-duty military members and their families as well as retirees. Visitors must show military ID to attend. It has been the goal of the USO for more than 70 years to provide a touch of

home to local military service members. This year, USO Northwest Florida plans on serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings to 1,500 local service members. The USO is in need of help to make the Thanksgiving events successful. Donations of food and money for the event are being accepted. For more information on volunteering for the Thanksgiving weekend, contact the USO at 455-8280, option 4. Donations can be brought to the USO at 153 Ellyson Ave., Bldg. 625-D. Monetary donations can be mailed to: USO NWFL PO Box 33135 Pensacola, FL 32508 or made online at uso.org/northwestflorida.

BRITE@Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show ... BRITE, the U.S. Navy’s Energy mascot, made an appearance at the Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show Nov. 7 to promote energy awareness. Reducing energy consumption remains one of the top priorities for CNIC. The Navy has had success with various energy reduction goals, reducing shore energy consumption by 19 percent since 2003 and producing or consuming 23 percent of its shore energy from renewable sources to date. Photo from NavFac SE

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“I joined the Navy for the benefits, the shorter timeframe to citizenship and the opportunity to finish college,” he said. The Honorable M. Casey Rodgers, chief district judge for the Northern District of Florida, presided over the special court session held at the museum. During the ceremony, each citizen candidate provided their name and country of origin. Randall Hensel, assistant United States Attorney, made a motion for admission to the court that the candidates be sworn-in as American citizens. Rodgers then administered the oath of allegiance to the candidates. The candidates swore the citizenship oath, similar to the oath of enlistment in the Navy, where they renounced allegiance and ties to previous states and powers, swore to support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States and to bear arms when required. The new citizens then recited the Pledge of Allegiance along with the attending guests and listened to the “Star Spangled Banner.” AN Paulo Bermudez, an APACT student originally from Colombia, addressed the audience, speaking about his journey to service and citizenship. He spoke about one of his teachers who was a Vietnam War veteran, and how he taught and personified the values of respect, camaraderie and organization. “Mr. Weinstein was the first to spark my interest in joining the armed forces,” Bermudez said. Capt. Keith Hoskins, the commanding officer of Naval Air Station Pensacola, was the guest speaker. Hoskins reminded each new citizen of the importance of their citizenship, as well as what the Pledge of Allegiance now means to each of them. Hoskins then charged them to make four choices. “As new citizens, choose to not be sidelined but be involved and vote; be informed of the issues that affect your way of life; seek out opportunities to get involved and choose to tell your story,” he said. AN Bei Gong moved from China to the U.S. in 2012 with her husband, Xiangwen, and her 6year-old daughter, Wang. She was excited about her new citizenship and her family’s future in America, however, she remarked that there was one thing she really misses since leaving China. “I especially miss Chinese food,” she said. “I hope to be assigned to a base with a Chinese restaurant nearby.” Once the ceremony was complete, the students headed back to the training center to continue preparing for their service in the fleet. For more than 70 years, NATTC has been providing training and increasing readiness within the Naval Aviation Enterprise. NATTC graduates approximately 15,000 Navy, Marine and international students annually. The majority of the student body is comprised of enlisted personnel attending “A” schools, where they gain the knowledge and skills required to perform in the fleet as technicians at the apprentice level. Advanced schools provide higher-level technical knowledge for senior petty officers, and specialty schools offer specific skills not particular to any one rating, such as airman apprentice training, maintenance, personal financial management and shipboard aircraft firefighting. NATTC also conducts technical training for officers in aviation fuels, carrier air traffic control center operations, aircraft launch and recovery equipment, shipboard aircraft fire fighting and amphibious air traffic control center operations. For more information about Naval Air Technical Training Center, visit: www. netc. navy. mil/ centers/ cnatt/ nattc/ default.aspx. For additional information about the Naval Education and Training Command, visit the NETC website: www. netc. navy. mil. For more news from Naval Education and Training Command, visit: www. navy. mil/ local/ cnet/.

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Thunderbirds model presented at NATTC ... A formation display of the Air Force Thunderbirds was presented to the Air Force 359th Training Squadron, Detachment 1, in the Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Mega Building, Bldg. 3460, Oct. 31, by members of Southern Air Craftsmen, a local model-building club. Standing next to the display are (from left) Mike Bobe, club sponsor and owner of Bobe’s Hobby Shop; Sam Buist; Rob Fuqua, an instructor with the U.S. Air Force Aircraft Structural Repair Course (ASM); and Mike Allen. Club members not in the photo include Aaron Malone, Brian Nick, Kim Sheldon and Dan Smith. The display, which features seven 1/48-scale F-16 models in a flying formation, recently won a first-place prize in the USS Alabama Model Show. Photos by Janet Thomas

PSC graphic design students exhibit works at National Naval Aviation Museum Nov. 17- Dec. 31 PSC press release

Exhibit “Take-Flight” by JoeChisenall.

USNA seeks Navy Reserve instructors By Lt. Teng K. Ooi USNA/NAVAIR Reserve Program and retired Capt. Linda J. Beltra

Attention Navy Reserve officers: Are you interested in an opportunity to teach, inspire, and empower the next generation of American leaders to serve the nation? The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) needs qualified Navy Reserve officers, especially at the ranks of lieutenant, lieutenant commander and commander, with at least a master’s degree in an appropriate academic discipline to instruct in designated academic departments for fall 2015 and to serve as outstanding military role models and mentors for midshipmen. Recall opportunities will be considered for the following disciplines: cyber security, information systems and information technology; electrical engineering, computer engineering, general engineering, nuclear engineering, mechanical engineering, naval architecture, ocean engineering, aerospace engineering and control systems engineering; mathematics, chemistry, physics, computer science and oceanography; political science, economics, English, history and foreign language (Spanish, French, German, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, or Japanese).

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

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 open to the public 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. today, 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.

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

Interested Navy reservists should e-mail the following: • A cover letter that states which discipline(s) you are applying for and your qualifications for the position. • A resume of experience (academic, professional, and naval experience, including any recent mobilizations, recalls, or extended active duty periods). • A full-length khaki photo. E-mail: reserve.recall@usna.edu Reserve Recall Liaison Officer, Cmdr. John Schedel United States Naval Academy, Code 11C 121 Blake Road Annapolis, MD 21402-1300 Telephone: (410) 293-6513 DSN: 281-6513 Fax: (410) 293-2591 To receive full consideration, interested officers for academic year 2015-2016 should apply no later than Dec. 15. Officers selected will be recalled to active duty and assigned orders for an officer-instructor tour, not to exceed three years, commencing July 2015. Recalled officers will remain on the reserve active status list and will remain eligible for promotion consideration before reserve selection boards.

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When the candy’s gone, the gobble gauntlet begins By Lisa Smith Molinari Military Spouse Columnist

I’ll admit it. It was a calculated move. Two weeks ago, I bought all the childen’s favorite candies. But, then I threw a bag of Almond Joys into the cart, knowing full well that the trick or treaters would leave them in the bowl, for me to enjoy. Later. In front of the television. With my feet up. Peeling back the little blue wrappers. Saving the bite with the almond for last. Night after night. Until they were all gone. Now, as I nibble the milk chocolate perimeter of the last coconut treat, I realize that I’ve been tricked. Again. This happens every year, as sure as the change in seasons, the shifting tides, and dryer lint. Mindlessly, we drift into these cyclical food-related events of life, and before we know it, there’s no escape. It all starts with the irresistible perils of fall, when we are inundated with warm donuts and fresh apple cider, spicy football wings and cold beer, and pumpkin spiced thisthat-and-the-other. We feel compelled to indulge our-

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selves; after all, the season wouldn’t seem right without these traditional delicacies. But then, Halloween kicks it up a notch. Bam! When my children were young, they would race home from trick or treating and inventory their booty. After a few heated rounds of bartering, they would discard the “rejects” – any candy with weird nuts or unknown filling that they found objectionable. Ironically, these were the treats I loved the most. Now that my teenagers are too old for trick or treating, I’m still duped by the colorful Halloween displays. As if my body has been invaded by a sugar-seeking alien, I find myself buying the candy I want to eat while I tell everyone that “it’s for the kids, bless their little hearts.” When I’ve finished consuming all the leftover Halloween candy and reach my maximum level of personal disgust, I make a futile effort to “get healthy.” For a few days, maybe a week if I’m lucky, I cleanse myself of excess calories, believing naively that, this year, I will make it through the holiday season without gaining another 10 pounds.

bread mix, and those Frenchfried onion thingies that go on top of the green bean casserole. My refrigerator groans under the weight of sticks of butter, sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberries, onions, a 20-something pound turkey (go big or go home) and a jar of those miniature sweet pickles for the relish tray. Resistance is futile.

About the columnist Lisa Smith Molinari, mother of three, has been a military spouse for 20 years (and running). She also writes columns for Military Spouse magazine and a blog at www.themeat andpotatoesoflife.com. She and her family are stationed at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. Yeah, right. Before I know it, my pantry is stuffed to the gills with brown sugar, chocolate chips, pecans, corn syrup, canned pumpkin, chicken broth, corn-

On Thanksgiving Day, I cook for more than 20, and serve less than 10. For days after, we eat turkey noodle soup, turkey divan, hot turkey sandwiches, cold turkey sandwiches, turkey tetrazzini, turkey enchiladas and turkey potpie. When the turkey is gone, I officially surrender and start

wearing my fat jeans in anticipation of the holiday food frenzy to come. Helpless to avoid it, overeating becomes my job. Every day I get up, punch the clock, and belly up to the mandatory feast of the season. Over consumption reaches its pinnacle around Christmas, when, in our weakened state, we succumb to the cheese balls, spiral hams, eggnog, candy canes, hot cocoa, mixed nuts, red and green M&Ms and the cookies…. oh, the cookies. As my chins double, my inner dialogue attempts to justify the gluttony. “My belly button disappeared.” “That’s what bulky sweaters are for.” “There’s a roll on my back.” “Now it matches your front.” And inevitably, when I finally emerge from the gauntlet, bloated and dizzy, I admit to myself, “I’ve gained 10 pounds.” “Consider yourself lucky. Now you have a New Year’s resolution.”

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Assistant secretary of the Navy talks efficiency at Fleet Energy Training Forum Story, photo by MC1(SW/AW) John Smolinski Jax Air News Staff Writer

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ACKSONVILLE, Fla. – U.S. Fleet Forces Command hosted a Fleet Energy Training Forum for more than 270 senior leaders and command representatives from Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville (Jax), Naval Station (NS) Mayport and Naval Submarine Base (NSB) Kings Bay at Dewey’s Grand Ballroom aboard the installation Nov. 6. Featured speakers for the event included Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations and Environment), Dennis McGinn; Chief of Naval Operations, Director of Energy and Environmental Readiness (OpNav N45), Rear Adm. Kevin Slates; and U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Director of Maritime Headquarters, Rear Adm. Bradley Gehrke. “This forum is to show how we are transitioning from a ‘save energy if you can’ attitude to a ‘save energy unless you cannot,’ � said Gehrke. Slates added that this event is a great opportunity to bring together all the different parts of our Navy community and highlight the importance of energy conservation. “This is all about improving our war fighting capability and our operational effectiveness,� said McGinn. “There is nothing that happens in our Navy and Marine Corps team that does not rely on energy. We have to continue to improve our energy efficiency,

so that we can be ready whenever the president calls on us.� McGinn stated that fuel consumption is one of the most important areas of interest for energy conservation. For aviation commands, looking for ways to cut fuel use is a top priority. “If you look at what we are doing in the P-8 program, for instance,� said Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 11 Capt. Sean Liedman, “We have invested in training simulation which allows us to move a lot of our training out of the aircraft and into simulators. This has enabled us to burn less fuel, save on the maintenance of our aircraft and save energy and dollars all around.� Area commands are looking for innovative ways to improve daily operations without sacrificing the mission. “What I look for are win-win scenarios where we are conserving energy and also providing some other benefits,� said NAS Jax Commanding Officer Capt. Roy Undersander.

Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations and Environment) Dennis McGinn addresses an audience of more than 270 senior leaders and command representatives during a Fleet Energy Training Forum aboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville Nov. 6.

“For example, we have completed a water conservation project where we have rerouted all discharge water that used to go into the St. Johns River, and now we use it to water the grass areas, including the golf course. This has allowed us to turn off power to a well that has only one purpose ... to water the grass.� The forum consisted of morning sessions focused on issues such as how to change the operational energy culture; what is the vision, strategy and guidance of the secretary of the Navy; and how to train, execute and assess energy usage. Leaders of a variety of Navy warfare communities made presentations, including Naval Air Forces, Naval Surface Forces, Naval Expeditionary Combat Command, Military Sealift

Command, Submarine Forces, and Navy Region Southeast. The afternoon sessions consisted of breakout training with individual operational and shore commands. “The purpose of the breakout sessions is a way to connect the producer of the policies to the consumers or operators,� said Joseph Murphy, deputy chief of staff, Fleet Installations and Environmental Readiness, U.S. Fleet Forces Command. “This will enable individuals to get a chance to communicate each other’s needs and hopefully get a better solution delivered to the fleet, rather than just something engineered in Washington that does not meet the needs of the waterfront.� “As a representative of Secretary Mabus,� said McGinn, “It

is absolutely essential that we get out here and talk to the fleet and understand what the energy challenges we face are and to look for opportunities to get direct feedback on the policies we set for the Department of the Navy in Washington.� As part of the forum, McGinn presented a Platinum Level Secretary of the Navy Energy Award to Naval Station Mayport and gold level awards to NAS Jacksonville and Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. “I expect us all to walk away from this forum, not satisfied that we got a check in the box for energy training,� said McGinn. “But rather that people really think in different ways, armed with new knowledge, of how to be better energy warriors.�

Navy reaches out to energy industry leaders for innovative ideas for GTMO By Sue Brink NavFac Southeast Public Affairs Officer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) – Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NavFac) Southeast hosted more than 100 energy experts and Navy leaders Nov. 5 in Jacksonville, Fla., to talk about a challenging energy project for Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The focus of this meeting was to hear from energy industry leaders on what creative ideas they could suggest to meet the needs of infrastructure upgrades needed at NS Guantanamo Bay. “We are here for an open dialogue today,� said Rear Adm. Mary Jackson, commander, Navy Region Southeast, as she welcomed everyone in attendance. “All of our installations are unique, but

Naval Station Guantanamo Bay is perhaps the most unique. With its remote setting and location within the U.S. Southern Command (SouthCom) area of responsibility, Guantanamo Bay must be completely self sufficient.� “We are thinking outside the box and looking for the experts to provide us creative solutions,� said NavFac Deputy Public Works Business Line Leader Capt. Kathryn Donovan to the contractors in attendance. “We are not looking for a cookie cutter outcome. This is a very exciting opportunity that will be a long-term relationship with one of you.� Examples of projects include photovoltaic, waste to energy, energy efficient generator power and automated controls. “We cannot continue to do business the same way,� said Donovan. “We are

open to being creative, holistic and innovative, shockingly innovative, but we still need to look at economic payback and cash flow. It has to be economical in its life.� The Navy will not be specifying what they want, they want industry to make recommendations based on their knowledge and expertise. “This may be the largest capital investment the Navy has made in many years to the infrastructure of one of its bases,� said Donovan. NS Guantanamo Bay is a constrained environment. Supplies are transported by barge, there is no outside support, the island supplies its own water, electricity and waste removal. “Naval Station Guantanamo Bay is in a strategic location being the only U.S.

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base in the Navy’s SouthCom,� said Capt. John Nettleton, NS Guantanamo Bay’s commanding officer. “It is a storm safe haven situated on an active fault line and in the hurricane corridor.� Contractors looking at working in NS Guantanamo Bay will have many challenges and will need to plan way ahead. Compared to Jacksonville, things can be up to five times more expensive. “Normally, the Navy puts its requirements out for bid and reviews proposals based on criteria set for the individual project,� said Donovan. “This time, we want to take a holistic look at how to best proceed.� The Navy’s goal is to improve NS Guantanamo Bay’s infrastructure, be energy efficient and continue to meet mission requirements.


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Diabetes: It’s not a sweet disease Story, photos by MC1 James Stenberg NHP assistant public affairs officer

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ovember is Diabetes Awareness Month, and Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) has certified diabetes educators and experts to assist in helping beneficiaries understand diabetes. “Diabetes is a condition in which the body either isn’t producing insulin or isn’t using the insulin it does produce efficiently,” said Capt. Maureen Padden, commanding officer, NHP. Insulin removes the sugar (glucose) out of the blood stream and into the cells where it can be used for energy. It reacts with the blood cells and allows them to absorb the sugar. This reduces the glucose levels in the blood stream and keeps it within a healthy range. There are two main types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2.

Type 1 is an auto immune disease where the body has attacked the cells in the pancreas and they no longer produce insulin. Type 1 diabetes is also known as juvenile diabetes or childhood diabetes. Although a large number of type 1 diabetes patients develop it during childhood, it can develop in adults. “Type 1 diabetes is not preventable,” said Lt. Kristel Ramsay, department head, Internal Medicine. “Most people who develop type 1 are of normal weight and are otherwise healthy. Simply put, the person has lost their ability to produce

Diabetes is sometimes referred to as “the sweet disease” because of its relation to sugar in the blood stream.

Staff at Naval Hospital Pensacola participate in command wide physical training. Daily exercise, along with healthy eating habits, can lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

insulin.” Type 2 diabetes is an insulin resistant disease that can occur as people age. There are several contributing factors that can lead to type 2 diabetes including weight gain, a sedentary lifestyle and a family history of diabetes. With type 2 diabetes, the body is not responding to the insulin that the pancreas produces. This prevents the blood sugars from being within a healthy range. A common misconception is that someone with diabetes cannot eat sweets. In reality, people with diabetes can eat sweets, but have to monitor their blood sugar levels and limit the frequency and quantities of certain foods. “People can live a long and

healthy life with diabetes if it is properly controlled and monitored,” said Ramsay. “Having uncontrolled diabetes is the problem.” Uncontrolled diabetes is having diabetes with the blood sugar levels elevated. If the sugar levels stay elevated for a long period of time, it starts to do damage to the body. Over time, high blood glucose levels may hurt the eyes, kidneys, nerves or heart. Uncontrolled diabetes is the number one cause of non-traumatic lower extremity amputation and kidney failure leading to dialysis. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, from 1980 through 2011, the number of Americans with diagnosed diabetes has more than

tripled from 5.6 million to 20.9 million. “Diabetes is becoming an epidemic not only in America, but really all around the world,” said Padden. “By controlling weight gain, eating healthy and keeping an active lifestyle, we can reduce the number of new diabetes cases and control existing ones.” NHP offers Diabetes Education Classes on the third Monday and Tuesday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon. The classes are open to all TRICARE beneficiaries, plus a family member or support person. For more information, contact central appointments at 505-7171, or one of NHP’s diabetes experts at 5056367/7099.


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TraWing-5 receives Meritorious Unit Commendation

TraWing-5 members and staff pause for a group photo; Commodore Col. Gary Kling and Rear Adm. Roy Kelley are at center with the Meritorious Unit Commendation. Story, photo by Jay Cope NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs

The Chief of Naval Air Training presented the Training Air Wing Five (TraWing-5) staff with a Meritorious Unit Commendation Nov. 7 at NAS Whiting Field (NASWF). The award recognized the wing’s efforts during the T-34 to T-6 aircraft transition. The award is presented based on exceptionally meritorious conduct in providing an outstanding service to the military, and is signed by the Chief of Naval Operations for the Secretary of the Navy. Rear Adm. Roy Kelley reminded the staff of the difficulties involved in the transition between the two air-

craft due to the perpetual flight schedules at the training command. “When we do a transition, we do it in stride. Other units doing transitions get taken out of their rotations,” Kelley emphasized. “There was a lot of coordination and effort on your parts. Thank you for that.” Kelley presented the citation to Commodore, TraWing-5 Col. Gary Kling, who accepted on behalf of the staff. Kling stressed to the assembled TraWing-5 team that the transition to the T-6 marked a radical change in the way the squadrons operated from a safety, training, supply and administrative standpoint, and involved an increase in surge capacity. “You made this happen,” he said. “It was an example of pure teamwork, and that is what this award repre-

sents.” Throughout the almost three-year transition, TraWing-5 continued to meet or exceed Chief of Naval Aviation Training Command mission goals. The three fixed-wing, training squadrons flew 387,791 flight hours, which resulted in the safe completion of almost 1,200 fixed-wing student naval aviators. The wing accomplished this mission while balancing instructor qualifications in the new aircraft and surging flight capabilities to compensate for weather cancellations. “You were all pioneers to help us address the issues we did not foresee,” Kelley concluded. “We could have had challenges, but your thoroughness and foresight allowed us to be successful and safe. Congratulations on this award.”

Whiting Field raises awareness for domestic violence By Ens. Laurence Clemente NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs

This October the nation celebrated Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Personnel aboard NAS Whiting Field (NASWF) were on hand to participate and increase awareness during this important month. At Whiting Field, the festivities were spearheaded by Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), particularly Pat Dillenback, NASWF’s family advocacy representative, who stressed awareness about this important topic. On Oct. 23, Fleet and Family Services hosted “Purple Thursday,” purple being the official color recognizing domestic violence awareness. According to Dillenback, “Purple Thursday is a light-hearted outreach opportu-

nity for a topic that is difficult to discuss.” Purple Thursday is a nationwide event that was observed for the first time this year at Whiting Field. This involved participants wearing purple and taking photos against a purple backdrop. Participation was “very good” for the first year of the event. Purple Thursday, as well as the entire Domestic Violence Awareness Month, is meant to raise awareness and education about Domestic Violence on a local and national scale. According to Dillenback, “The topic is meant to create a dialogue on a topic that must not remain taboo.” Training on this difficult but crucial topic is covered in classes year-round at Fleet and Family Services, but receives special attention in October.

NAS Whiting Field’s Fleet and Family Support Center hosted “Purple Thirsday” Oct. 23 to increase domestic violence awareness. Photo courtesy of NAS Whiting Field FFSC

The first Domestic Violence Awareness Month was observed in 1987. It was created not only for education and prevention, but in an effort to create a coalition for those seeking to end violence against battered

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women and their children. Furthermore, the U.S Congress officially recognized this month in 1989, and continues to provide leadership and direction to the cause. President Barack Obama participated in this year’s

events, stating, “During National Domestic Awareness Month, we acknowledge the progress made in reducing these shameful crimes, embrace the basic human right to be free from violence and abuse, and recognize that more work remains until every individual is able to live free from fear.” Although this was the first year that Purple Thursday was observed, it will not be the last. Dillenback hopes to expand on the event next year, and perhaps hopes to involve a uniform change so personnel in uniform could actively participate. NASWF Fleet and Family Services is located at 7511 USS Enterprise St. Hours are 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m., and a multitude of services including financial and social advising are offered.

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Show features Waffle House dinner Ford Model T Productions, in association with Waffle House, will present a dinner musical, “Pops’ Diner, Broken Pieces,” at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. today, Nov. 21, and tomorrow, Nov. 22, in the Heritage Hall at Seville Quarter, 130 East Government St. The 45-minute interactive 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 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.

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Partyline submissions 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. To purchase a wreath, volunteer to place wreaths or obtain more information, call 512-7316 or e-mail Wreaths4Barrancas@gmail.com.

Christmas show features arts and crafts NMCRS announces holiday hours The 37th Christmas Creations arts and crafts show is being presented from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Nov. 21, and tomorrow, 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 handmade creations for sale. Lunch will be served both days and the Gingerbread House treat shop will be open. For more information, call 432-1434 or go to http://fumcpensacola.com/www/more/christmascreations/.

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.

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 are now on sale. The deadline is Nov. 26.

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) office and thrift store will follow modified schedules during the Thanksgiving holiday. The NMCRS office at 91 Radford Blvd., NAS Pensacola, will close at noon Nov. 26 and re-open at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 1. The thrift store in Bldg. 3736 at NASP Corry Station will be closed Nov. 26 to Dec. 1 and reopen Dec. 2. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and the first Saturday of each month. For more information, call 452-2300.

NEX offers special event for customers

A customer appreciation Mistletoe Marketplace is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Pensacola NEX mall, 5600 Highway 98 West. The event will feature handcrafted goods from local artisans and food samples from restaurants plus a other displays. Vendor demonstrations inside the mall and home gallery will offer prizes. Live Christmas music and Santa will round out the festivities. For more information, call 458-8250.

Singers to gather at church for concert A Fifth Sunday Sing concert is scheduled for 6 p.m. Nov. 30 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 9301 Gulf Beach Highway. The concert will feature gospel and praise music performed by local singers. Admission is free, and the public is welcome. For more information, call Rhonda Pouliet at the church office at 492-1518 or go to www.pleasantgrovepensacola.com.

NAS Pensacola Recreation Committee has scheduled NAS Pensacola Winter Wonderland Holiday Party from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Dec. 5 at Mustin Beach Club. The semi-formal (no jeans or tennis shoes) event will feature food, music, prizes and other treats. Tickets are on sale. For more information, contact your department representative.

Special Thanksgiving meal planned A traditional Thanksgiving meal will be served for those in need Nov. 27 at the Waterfront Rescue Mission campus, 348 West Herman St. The event will begin at 11 a.m. with a short program and music. Food will be served at noon. If you would like to volunteer, call (888) 8538655. For more information or to make a donation, go to www.waterfrontmission.org.

CLEP/DSST marathon announced A CLEP/DSST marathon is scheduled for Dec. 15 at the National Testing Center at the NASP Navy College offices, 250 Chambers Ave., Bldg. 634, Suite 23. Test takers can arrive anytime between 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. without a reservation. The marathon will allow students who plan to graduate in December to take final exams. Students need to bring two forms of ID and a registration ticket for the CLEP exams. For more information, contact Wendy Spradlin at 455-9577 or wspradlin@coastline.edu.

Clinic extends hours for pet care Extended hours have been announced for the NAS Pensacola Veterinary Clinic, Bldg. 535, 6th St. Corry Station. The clinic is now scheduled to be open until 7 p.m. on Thursdays. New appointment hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon on Friday. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 452-6882, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Production features vintage love songs The music production “Turn Back the Hands of Time, Legendary Love Songs & The Men Who Made Them Famous” will be presented at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Pensacola Little Theatre. Solo vocal artist Michael Facciani will perform nostalgic love songs by such artists as Dean Martin, Robert Goulet, Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams and more. Reserved seats from $14-$30 are available at the box office. For more information, call 432-2042 or go to www.PensacolaLittleTheatre.com.

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Wounded Warriors show strength during November, Warrior Care Month By Ingrid Mueller and Steve Buckley Fleet and Family Readiness Marketing

ASHINGTON (NNS) – Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus named November 2014 Warrior Care Month in an allNavy message (AlNav) released recently to Navy and Marine Corps personnel.

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“The Department of the Navy (DoN) has made an abiding commitment to seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Marines, as well as their families and caregivers,” said Mabus. “I encourage all DoN personnel to take an opportunity during Warrior Care Month to join me in expressing heartfelt gratitude and support.” Warrior Care Month is an annual effort to increase awareness of resources available to seriously wounded, ill and injured service members, their families, and those who care for them. This year’s theme, “A Show of Strength,” recognizes the fortitude and resiliency that seriously wounded, ill and injured service members exhibit during their journeys toward recovery. “This is an opportunity to join with the other military services in publicly recognizing our wounded warrior heroes,” said Navy Wounded Warrior (NWW) – Safe Harbor Director Capt. Brent Breining. This year, Warrior Care Month kicked off during the last week in October to accommodate the

Thanksgiving holiday during the final week in November. Since its inception, NWW has provided world-class assistance to more than 3,100 Sailors and Coast Guardsmen and their families throughout the country. It provides a lifetime of non-medical care to seriously wounded, ill and injured service members, guiding them through their recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration. “There are a lot of disabled veterans out there, and service members suffering with various issues, whether they realize it or not, and they may feel forgotten,” said retired Lt.j.g. Laura Root, who was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy in 2011. “We really need to raise awareness and bring them into our community and this movement.” Each day, wounded warriors demonstrate strength in ways large and small – from pushing themselves during a grueling physical therapy session, to attending a class to acquire new skills, to asking for help when they

Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Michelle Howard speaks to a service member during the Warrior Games. More than 200 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and special operations competed in seven sports Sept. 28-Oct. 4. Photo by MC2 Martin L. Carey

need emotional support. Wounded warriors are not only service members wounded in combat; the term also applies to those with serious illnesses, as well as those injured in shipboard, training and liberty accidents. “Military treatment facilities are providing expert restorative and rehabilitative care for wounded warriors whether on the battlefield or the home front,” added Breining. “And, our non-medical care providers at NWW, as well as our other Fleet and Family Support programs, address the daily needs of wounded warriors so they can focus on healing without distraction.”

The families and caregivers of wounded warriors also exhibit strength by supporting their loved ones’ during their recovery – often at great personal expense. The Navy connects them with critical resources to make their jobs as caregivers more manageable, including the SCAADL (Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living) program, FOCUS (Families Overcoming Under Stress), and the Joining Forces Peer-toPeer initiative. “Everyone in the Navy family can make a difference in the lives of wounded warriors,” said Breining. “They can refer a

service member who has experienced serious illness or injury to NWW by calling 855-NAVY WWP (628-9997). They also can help spread the word about NWW and other resources online, in conversations with neighbors, at community meetings and around the dinner table.” Warrior Care Month was established in 2008, when former Secretary of Defense Robert F. Gates declared it would be a “Department of Defense effort aimed at increasing awareness of programs and resources available to wounded, ill and injured service members, their families, and those who care for them.”

For more information about NWW, call 1 (855) NAVY WWP/ 1 (855) 628-9997, visit http:// safe harbor. navy live, dodlive.mil or e-mail navywoundedwarrior@navy.m il. For more information about Warrior Care Month activities, visit http://safeh a r b o r. n a v y l i v e . dodlive.mil or www.facebook.com/navysafeharbor. To view the AlNav, visit http:// www. public. navy. mil/bupers-npc/ reference/ messages/Documents/ALNAVS/ALN2014/ALN1407 6.txt. For more news from Commander, Navy Installations Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/cni/.

Warrior Care Month – what you can do to help From http://safeharbor.navylive.dodlive.mil/

At Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor, every month is Warrior Care Month. However, November is an opportunity to join all the other branches of service in publicly recognizing our wounded warrior heroes. What can you do to help? Make a social media splash: When War-

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Month is a time to spotlight the achievements of wounded warriors. Visit http://safe harbor.navylive.dodlive.mil/sample-page/pressroom/ for the latest news stories. Educate others about Warrior Care Month: Use our talking points to spark conversation about wounded warrior care. Go to http://safeharbor.navylive.dodlive.mil/files/2014 /10/2014-WCM-Talking-Points.pdf.

Jokes & Groaners Rural recruit’s letter home from boot camp Dear Ma and Pa: I am well. Hope you are too. Tell brother Walt and brother Elmer that the military beats working by a mile. Tell them to join up quick before all of the places are filled. I was restless at first because you got to stay in bed till nearly 5 a.m., but I am getting so I like to sleep late. Tell Walt and Elmer all you do before breakfast is smooth your cot and shine some things. No hogs to slop, feed to pitch, mash to mix, wood to split, fire to lay ... practically nothing. Men got to shave but it’s not so bad because there’s warm water. We go on “route marches,” which the platoon sergeant says are long walks to harden us. A route march is about as far as to our mailbox at home. Then the city guys get sore feet and we all ride back in trucks. This next part will kill Walt and Elmer with laughing. I keep getting medals for shooting. I don’t know why. The bulls-eye is near as big as a chipmunk head and don’t move, and it ain’t shooting at you like the Higgett boys at home. Then we have what they call hand-to-hand combat training. You get to wrestle with them city boys. I have to be real careful though, they break real easy. Signed, your loving daughter, Alice


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Quarterly awards recognize top performers at NASP From NASP Command

A select group of Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) Sailors and civilians were recognized for exceptional work during an awards ceremony Nov. 12 at the NASC Auditorium. NASP Commanding Officer Capt. Keith Hoskins handed out the awards and personally congratulated the recipients. Five Sailors were recognized for their professional achievements during the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014. For the first time at NASP there was a tie for Senior Sailor of the Quarter. Two Sailors from among the E-6 personnel of NASP staff – MA1 Robert Donald II and AC1 Karim Tilley – were singled out for their outstanding performances as leading petty officers in the security and air operations departments. AC2 Brandon Carter was selected as Senior Sailor of the Quarter from among the E-5 personnel of NASP staff for superior performance of his duties while serving as a radar sector controller, air traffic control division, air operations department. AC3 Nicholas Decanio was selected as the Junior Sailor of the Quarter from among the E4 personnel of NASP staff for the superior performance of his duties while serving as a flight data operator, air traffic

Naval Air Station Pensacola CO Capt. Keith Hoskins stands with MA1 Robert Donald II (center) and AC1 Karim Tilley, who tied for Senior Sailor of the Quarter. Photo by LS3 Ketsia Jeanpaul

control division, air operations department. AN Jacob Carlos was selected from among the E-1 to E-3 personnel of NASP staff as Blue Jacket of the Quarter for the superior performance of his duties while serving as the assistant work center supervisor for the first lieutenant division of the administrative department. MA1 Michael Greene was awarded a Navy achievement medal for superior performance of his duties while serving as security department

leading petty officer and supply petty officer at U.S. Naval Station Rota, Spain, from July 2011 to July 2014. Displaying outstanding leadership skill, Greene led 120 sailors providing joint Spanish Harbor, public safety, and anti-terrorism force protection operations to protect mission essential assets supporting U.S. and NATO warships deployed to the Sixth Fleet Area of Responsibility. Greene’s was recognized for his managerial ability, personal initiative and unswerving devotion to duty.

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A flag letter of commendation signed Vice Adm. Kenneth E. Floyd was awarded to AC2 Ashley Haines-Short for outstanding performance in support of Commander, U.S. Third Fleet Change of Command. Haines-Short was recognized for playing a vital role in the flawless execution of the change of command reception onboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) attended by more than 300 guests. A flag letter of commendation signed by Rear Adm. John C. Scorby was awarded to

MA2 Alex Monce for superior performance as a military working dog handler, security department, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa, from January to December 2013. Monce was recognized for flawlessly conducting 3,500 commercial vehicle searches and swept 40,000 pounds of cargo and mail, greatly enhancing the safety and security of all personnel assigned to camp Lemonnier and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. Two civilians were recognized for professional achievements during the third quarter of fiscal year 2014. Michael Helms was selected as the Senior Civilian of the Quarter in recognition of his outstanding performance as the manager of Sherman Cove Marina for the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Department. Eugene Roy was selected as the Junior Civilian of the Quarter in recognition of his outstanding performance as transient line supervisor, air operations. The following civilian employees received length of service awards: Kevin Howell, 35 years; John Womack, 30 years; Darla Huffman, 25 years; Demetra Henderson, 25 years; Kelly Braswell, 15 years; Antonio Jackson, 15 years; Christopher Overton, five years; Brittany Myers, five years; and Philip Eubanks, five years.


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WA S H I N G T O N (NNS) – Sailors, both active and reserve, Navy civilian employees and contractors working aboard installations with Navy Marine Corps Intranet or One Net user accounts are required to register in the Wide Area Alert Network (WAAN) and the Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System (NFAAS). “The number of Navy personnel who have completed their required WAAN registration is

shockingly low,” said Dan Haacke, Navy Installations Command’s emergency management systems operations specialist, noting roughly 44 percent compliancy rate across the enterprise. Updating WAAN and NFAAS is part of the Navy Ready program under Navy Installations Command. Navy Ready is vitally important in the event of a catastrophic situation. Part of an ongoing effort to emphasize the importance of preparedness, Navy Ready needs everyone’s participation in order for the ac-

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countability system to be effective. It only takes a few moments, and registering in the WANN or NFAAS is the key to success. Registration is not automatic, however. The two programs are independent and perform unique functions critical to force protection and personnel accountability and must be updated separately. “Whereas NFAAS is used for accountability and needs assessments after an emergency, updating your information in NFAAS does not up-

date your information in the WAAN,” said Haacke. WAAN is used by region commanders and installation commanding officers to provide realtime alerts before, during and after emergencies, force protection condition (FPCON) changes, severe weather hazards, major traffic changes and other situations that may affect personnel. Sailors and civilians should update their NFAAS information twice a year to avoid outdated information which can delay the Navy’s

ability to account for and provide assistance to affected personnel. “While work phone numbers and e-mails are required to be registered, personnel have the option of registering personal cell phones as well as alternate cell phones of family members so personnel may receive alerts at work, at home, or on the go,” Haacke said. “In doing so, personnel and their families have access to information on what to do and where to go in case of an emergency, base closure, or all-clear notice. Bot-

tom line, your command cannot inform you if they cannot reach you. Register today.” To register on the Wide Area Alert Network go to w w w. re a d y. n a v y. mil/stay_informed/waan. html and for NFAAS go to http://www.cnic.navy. mil/ffr/family_readiness/fleet_and_family_su pport_program/disaster_preparedness/navyfamily-accountability-an d-assessment-system-nfaas-.html. For more news from Navy Installations Command, go to www.cnic. 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.

Dancers form a circle during last year’s Thanksgiving pow wow at the Poarch Creek Indian Reservation in Atmore, Ala. Photo from Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Take your pick of pow wows Creek Indian heritage to be focus of celebrations in Pace and Atmore By Janet Thomas Gosport Staff Writer

This is the time of year when members of local Indian tribes gather for special celebrations. The Santa Rosa County Creek Indian Tribe’s 24th annual pow wow celebration is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 22 and Nov. 23 at Floridatown Park in Pace. Entertainment will include the Red Horse Singers, Bobby and Sandy DuBose and The Muscogee Creek-Cherokee Dancers. The celebration also will feature Native American storytelling and heritage displays along with arts crafts and foods including Indian corn and fry bread. Admission is free. For more information, contact Chief Thomas Nichols at 994-4882 or Vice Chief Lloyd Hinote at 516-6960. Everyone is invited to celebrate Thanksgiving with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Tribal members plan to gather at the Poarch Creek Reservation in Atmore, Ala., for the 44th annual pow wow Nov. 27 and Nov. 28. During the two-day event you will have the chance to experience the Poarch Creek culture. The tribe hosts dancers and drum groups, and the event also includes a display of authentic dress

and exhibition dancing. You can shop at more than 100 hand-made Native American craft booths and find a selection of music, books and contemporary jewelry and artwork. Options for the Thanksgiving feast include barbecue and roasted corn. Community churches also join in the festivities by providing traditional turkey and dressing dinners, ham and fried chicken plates. The pow wow has grown from a family “homecoming” celebration into an event that attracts visitors from all over the country. The Poarch Creek Indians are descendents of a segment of the original Creek Nation. Unlike many eastern Indian tribes, the Poarch Creeks were not removed from tribal lands and members of the tribe have resided in and around the Atmore area for almost 200 years. Gates opens at 10 a.m. each day; dancing starts at 1 p.m. Nov. 27 and 11 a.m. Nov. 28. The reservation is eight miles northwest of Atmore. Admission is $5 for ages 11 and older; children 10 and younger get in free. For more information, go to www.poarch creekindians-nsn.gov.

At the movies FRIDAY

“The Book of Life” (2D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Fury,” R, 7 p.m.; “Ouija,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “John Wick,” R, 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

“The Best of Me,” PG-13, noon; “Ouija,” PG-13, 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.; “Dracula Untold,” PG-13, 6:30 p.m.; “John Wick,” 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.

SUNDAY

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

MONDAY

“Dracula Untold,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “Fury,” R, 7 p.m.; “Ouija,” PG-13, 5:30 p.m.; “Annabelle,” R, 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

“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.; “John Wick,” R, 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

“The Best of Me,” PG-13, 5 p.m.; “The Good Lie,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.; “Dracula Untold,” PG-13, 5:10 p.m.; “The Judge,” R, 7:10 p.m.

THURSDAY

Thanksgiving holiday – “The Book of Life” (2D), PG, 1 p.m.; “Fury,” R, 3 p.m.; “Ouija,” PG-13, 1:30 p.m.; “John Wick,” R, 3:30 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

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• 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, ham, pumpkin pie and other things. For more information, call 452-6802. • Ridiculous Relay: 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 4 at Radford Fitness Center. Teams of two will start through an obstacle course bouncy The Holiday Tree house, then ride Lighting and Trees for adult-sized tricyTroops event is cles followed by scheduled for 3 p.m. the egg and spoon to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 on race, a hopscotch the Radford Fitness competition and Center lawn. There the dreaded “dizzy will be activities for izzy.” For more inchildren and Santa formation, call 452Claus will arrive by 9845. fire truck. You can • Dodge Ball: 5 enjoy a cookie and a p.m. Dec. 11, Wencup of hot chocolate zel Gym, Bldg. while you watch the 3711, NASP Corry Christmas tree lightStation. Open to all ing. The Spirit of eligible patrons. For Christmas Foundamore information, tion in conjunction 452-6198. with FedEx will be • Friday Night giving away fresh-cut MMA Fights: 7 trees to active-duty p.m. Dec. 12 at the military from 2:30 NATTC Hangar. p.m. to 5 p.m. VouchDoors open at 6 ers are available to Ep.m. The MMA 6 and below at the fights will feature MWR administration both professional office inside the Radand amateur fightford Fitness Center, ers. Admission is Bldg. 4143, and at free, and the event the Corry Bowling is open to all auCenter. IDs required. thorized MWR paFor more information, trons and their call 452-3806, ext. guests. Food and 3100. beverage will be available for purchase. (No outside food or drinks allowed.) For more information, call 452-3806, ext. 3100. • Wellness Center Team Century Ride: Tap into the energy of more than 40 riders in a race to 100 miles. Get your team together and register for the 8th Annual Team Century Ride at the Corry Wellness Center at 8:30 a.m. Dec 6. Door prizes and snacks will be provided throughout the ride. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 452-6802. • 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: • 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. • Personal Financial Management: A series of classes on financial classes are offered throughout the year. Classes in-

clude: Survive the Holidays with Money in Your Pocket, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dec. 2. Seating is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information, call 452-5609. • Stress management: 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 4 and Dec. 18. Stress can damage your physical and mental health. Learn how to recognize stress and become more productive, happier and healthier. Class explores different stress management tips and techniques. For details, 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. For more information, contact 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 at Marcus Pointe Baptist Church, 6205 North W St. Volunteers needed

to assist with setting up and breaking down stage. Volunteers need to have own transportation. • Food distribution: Anew Warrington Baptist Church of God in Christ, 1100 Hawthorne Drive, needs volunteers to help with weekly food distribution programs. 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.

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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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For sale brick four bedroom two bath home with pool. 1524 Oakleigh Court. Details on craigslist or at residence. $198,000. 850607-7272 / 850672-4239

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